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USEFUL ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
USEFUL ON THE FABM. ' ' ^ To gi\e farmers an idea of the amount of land in different fields under cultnation the following table will be found useful: — 5 j ords wide bj 968 3 ards long contains 1 acre, 10 jnrds wide by 484 3 ards long contain 1 acre ; 40 -3 ards -i' long bj 121 j ards long contains X. 1 acre, 70 jards wide bj 69J 3 -nrds long contains 1 acre , 80 yards wide g by 60 J jards long contams 1 acre , 60 feet 3 wido by 726 feet long contains 1 acre^ llO § feet wide by 397 feet long contains 1 acre; ~ 130 feet wide by 363 feet long contains 1 ~ ^ acre , 220 feet wide bj 181i feet long con- ^ tains 1 acre ; 440 feet wido by 99 feet tg long contains 1 acre. p ? '' IS
VICTORIAN HARVEST PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
VICTORIAN HARVEST PROSPECTS., So far as the producing interests ore concerned, the season hi Victoria (states Tuesday's ' Argus ') is proving to be one of the best experienced for several years. It is .satisfactory; to know rthat in .eonnec ?tion.with the cereal harvest results in al most every instance are exceeding expecta tions, while the 'output -of butter is also heavy, and the export season is likely to be prolonged to a later period than usual. The position is remarkable because the rainfall has not been heavy in any part of the colony except in portions of Gippsland, the precipitation in the metropolitan area being about 9in below the average. Throughout tho whole of the country north of the Di-riding Range the rainfall was nicely distributed, theresultbeing aluxuri ant! growth of vegetation, much of which is now a menace to safety on account of the danger from fire. Fortunately for all concerned, the summer has been a re markably cool one on the whole, but what: might have ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
otwrlal Advurftaeaend DEIPSTEES I0MTIE, swim I0W 01! a Special SALEJfST BARGAINS SEKT:: : ? 'i-'J ';'' ' '-. APPUCATIONL'c DEIPSTEM moistee ; SU1IER SALE ??;?: E lOWtf!; A.sp'Eipi^; j ?? SALELlN OE- ?'';? 1,500 BARGAINS. . SENT EEEE ON APPLICATION I i DEMPSTERS, THE BEEHIVE, LAUNCESTON. Snakes in Do vonport.—A snake, 4ft long, of the tiger species, wns noticed by a terryman in the middle of the road oppo site tho cemetery at Bast Devonpurt on 'Tuesday last, and was quickly despatched. . Special AdTertisements. J. D. Helleirell, DENTIST, Mny be Consulted at Devonport, Tuesdays, at Laurence's, Chemist, 1.30 to 4.30. Ulverstouc, at Lawson's Hotel, Friday follow ing First and Third Thursdays in each month, 1 to 4.30. Sheffield, last Thursday in month, at Wilson's Hotel. Dentistry in all its tranches. LAWX TEMIS. MESSRS A. AV. BIRCHALL AND SONS have just received full supplies, of the follow ing: — Ayres' Champion Kacquets ; Ayres' Match Kacquets ; Bussey's College Racquets ; Bussey's Pr...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. POTATOES STILL HIGHER. A RISE OF 10s PER TON. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
JHE-SYDNEY P.RODDCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL, REPORT. POTATOES; STILL .HIGHER. , A RISE OF 10s PER TON. Svdncy, Wednesday-. Trade was quiet to-day in the Sydney product) market. - Oats are on the decline. 2s 3d being the top quotation, whilst parcels to arrije ?^fom^Te'V'Zea]!and sold at~2sc.i.f.' Potatofe, as anticipated, were dearer at ^auc^ion, lest . selected making 7s per cwf, or?£7ipl*cltbn,''whilst ordinary sized sold at £5 6s, and small at £2 6s. In chaff the arrivals by rail were small, local realising £3 to £3 10s. -. About 8,000 bngs ai-ilved. from Melbourne, and sold at from £3 to £3 ' 7s 6d. ; Onions realised £4 15s.f Tn hay there_is .no change to reprirtr-- Straw Hs -'scarce,' the nominal price being £2 10s. A Blight rain fall ing looks like continuing, and if so tho market will be further depressed. ~c '??::???'::.'???- ' -? Sydney, Thursday.^ ^Potatoes were in brisk demand' at the Redfern railway station this morning, and prides ? advanced ? fully 10/^per'ton for primest ...
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. Melbourne, Thursday, [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
INTERCOLONIAL MARKETS. LATEST QUOTATIONS. . Melbourne, Thursday, In the Melbourne wheat market to-day 12,000 bags. were sold at 2/OJ per bushel. Oats at 1/101 per bushel, and potatoes at £5 per ton,*were very firm. ?**-?_. ,-.-i ' Adelaide, Thursday. Fanners lire not exhibiting the same in elirm'ion to sell wheat asafew wceksago, and.i'enowaskinf;2/!7. The^alp-is reported, of a ?-?nally.iic.clof nhnit afaucquiwilent of 2/ i at Toil Adclii'dc. The \alue may be given at present at from 2/6 to 2/7. Export orders for flour are now ?coming in, and millers show a disposition to meet at £0/10/ fob. The local trade is catered for at £0/15/. Bi.au u selling at^AJ^but some lmlleis arc asking 8d, the Litter be ing rendily obtained for pollard. '*?
For the Farmers. APPLYING STABLE MANURE AND LIME. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
For the Farmei's. APPLYING STABLE MANDEE AND LIME. If the dung is fresh and uiifehnentcd there would be no great risk in spreading -it on the limed stubble. If the dung is fermented there would be 11 loss of am monia if .it were spread on ' newly limed land , but 1! tho hinc is allow cd to lie for some weeks thin]} spread on the land it will' have become mild, aud even rotten dung Way then bo put on t\ ithout fear of loss?* Lime when in contact with manure in*-£ compost heap causes its decompose tion^and dmes off the ammonia, which 1? 'its? most Milimble constituent. Tho action of lime and lnnmire in conjunction in the soil, manure being usually ploughed , in, iind 'the lime ocattcred on tho surfaco or^harrowed in, is^ oftcu, perhaps alwajB,' ^ .beneficial udou crops which co^er fiie whole ground, like gnun, etc ^ eowed broadcast. '' v
A NEW BAG RAMMER.. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
A NEW BAG RAMMEB. -% A new bag-rammer lately patented Tiy Mr J Brown, of Lubcck, is thus described by the 'Bupanyup Spectator' (Vie.)?— 'It is about 3ft long, funnel shaped, the stem being about the sire of on ordinary gas pipe. At the bottom of the pipe are two 'wings,' which close when the rBin mer is forced mto the bag, and open' to allow tho grain to run through as it 'is withdrawn;' Tho mechanism and work ing ore simple The maclune is forced .mto the bag, and the grain poured pto the mouth' or funnel, which, as the it3n mer is withdrawn, fills the space. This process is repeated till the bag is coin pletcly filled. Mr Brown claims that] it will enable half a bushel more to be put into a bag than can be done bj any other method, and that it will consequently -:, effect a great savuig in bags and time. -^ Patent rights haA e been secured for all Uie colonies.' ~ _j
A GOOD BEEF BEAST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
A GOOD BEEP BEA.ST. The follomng description of what con stitutes a good beef animal is given by Professor C. P. Curtiss in the 'Annual Report of tho Bureau of Animal InSus- % tn '' — It was not until wthin recent j ears that the heav, , inordinately fat, or rough and patchy bullock, become un popului to such an extent ns practically to dme his class from the market and to banish tho tjpe from the breeding herds. It is well that this was done; for the modern typo makes beef at decidedly more profit and economy to both the producer and tho butcher, and furnishes the con sumer a far superior article. The ports furnishing the high priced cuts must be thickly mid evenly covered with firmj yet mellow, flesh of uniform good quality ,and alike free from hard rolls and blubbcry patches. Coarse, harsh, and gaudy animals will no longer be tolerated, niuch less tho=o that ore bonj and bare of flesh on the bad aud ribs. Tho men who buy our cattle and fix their maikct \alue urc shrewd enough to*...
SHEFFIELD STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
SHEFFIELD STOCK SALE. Tho usual monthly stock sale, held on Tuesday (writes our Sheffield correspon dent), was not so well attended as usual, no doubt owing to fanners being busy with their harvest. Not many sheep.pigs or cattle were penned, but what there was brought good prices. Working bullocks were in demand, and all forward sold well. Sales:— 9 pigs, 23/; 35 fat lambs, 10/ ; 27 fat ewes, 11/9 ; 2 fat heifers, £7/7/ the pair; others, to £3/9/; single bullock, £6 ; pair do.. £22; do., £16/12/6; 6 do.. £39 the lot ; 4 do., £30/17/ the lot; pair do., £17; pair do., £16/15; 4 do., £35/15/ the lot ; bay hack, £8/12/6; cart marc. £22. Mr Atkinson should now advertise his sales in the 'Advocate,' which, I find, has a very large circulation in this district.
For the Ladies. DRESS AND FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
-For M Indies. DEESS AND' FASHION, i \ d;i^IaCkf Sf^ Coat— There are so 'many different, des.gns in the silk and sat'n coats.ftat it uonld be absurd to sayfi I any particular one was the fashion There are long coats and short coats, verv nl.™ ' ones and very elaborately tnnimed on s there are short jackets that can be worn over a dress waist m the street, and that w ill do duty for a u mst in the house A I smoit des.Rn m black satin u. tight fittmt ThP m Y ' Wt,h i°Dg 'P^««t tails! isabS A f kld m PIcats.^dtheie is a belt that goes over the pleats and runf «-? back, but is slipped under long-shaped revers. Fastened on a. coat aio these long reve.s of wh.to satin or white cloth, while over the shoulders I ?ef'ri^b^are:^smarthtt[: . r.ra.bu niuw Butin eagea with a heavy white lace; the same tnrmmngis repeated in the cufTs, wh.ch finish off the s eev es m a most becommg fashion The sleP^.a.re™iy'Small,but not absolute!, «gm mting and atthe top are four tucks [This jacket looks best whe...
LATROBE STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
.'' . . LATROBE STOCK SALE. ' Mr G. Atkinson held his usual fortnightly sale at Latrobe on Wednesday. Sales :— 2 fat pigs, £2 each ; 13 porkers, 30/ each ; 54 2-tooth wethers, 11/2; pen 'do, 9/; 25 fat ewes, 12/; 62 crossbreds (fat), 11/6; 28 mixed, 11/9 ; 4 Merino rams, 20/ each ; 42 fat ewes, 14/3; 20 fat ewes, 12/6; 10 fat lambs, 11/6: 5 fat steers, £6/14/; 6 do, £5/13/ ; 2 fat heifers, £2/5/ each; 3 dp,..J65 each; fat cows, £7/2 to £6/10; pen 3-yr-old heifers, £2/16/ ; 25 yearlings, £2/5/; 15 steers, £3/10/; 11 3-yr-old heifers, £3/12 each ; 21 yearlings, £2/8 ; 6 do, 28/; 4 head mixed cattle, £18/10/ lot; 4 cows, £4/8 each; 3 do, £4; 8 do, £4/12/6 each; heifers, from £3 to. £4; pair bullocks, £15; pair do, £16/17/6 pair ;? do, £17 ; 1 pair, £21 ; buggy horBB, £l6/2/8d; buggy more, £18; 8-yr-old cart mare, £32/12/6 ; unbroken : eolt, £22/5; aged mare, £12; pony, £9; hack and harness horse, £19/17/6; aged horse, £10/10; draught inare, £20; do, £24 ; hack, £7 ; useful mare, £10 ; ...
THE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
THE HOME. Z ^«-Watm, water. ^d not too stiff a iffiSlJf^S1^-™^ half apouna r ' — » 'uai, rouu out thin, and cut in half an hour m a pud «t«nj» ._l~^° . » — n*'w** ovcauy UVwIi SPAT' £ pgp oyer-and serve on a d'oyley t? T Cocoanut Cake.-To make v cotoanut caie.take one cup of butter, two eWof sugar.th, d a half cu^'oflS I wmte of ' six e?mi. nn- +„„, ? * 'i . baking powder ^d haU a Tu£o7m^ For the cream filling, half a cup of sZr' and fl BetLthe eggs.*nd stir in the sugar and flour, haTf.a'pintfof boilmemuk. £5 W Cnp, ot 8nreddea cocoanut. Make fasting for the top, and' sprinkle thickly with cocoanut before it becomes dry * hi ^±1?.^!-TB.eat 6^ - iX un: I Sarf ^^^flouTasT^ ^^.^^'^.-Here are a few of I jJSa ;_ I0 -Wiuch gl^e'ne mV be ap Equal parts of bay ruin and elvcennB ^phedtotheface^fter shavrngTS A'r\nt inrt X_ ii ? i * tops out water and prevents wet feet, iart fhl i fP.l?f *««*Mpnt m the fruit ES^v'* ^mg' before Beamjg.them on ?oP° P Pr6SerVeS ^^ddnj ,,'7 famlmoy there is no b...
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
EMU BAY PEODUCE' MARKET-. ,. ! ? ? - ? ? Burnie, Thursday.' .; The export season has now opened in' earnest, and the sighs of activity in ship ping .circles, clearly, indicate ..that in the course of the next week or two export businessjrill be at£ its, height. Arrivals yesterday were large, and by the Te kapo, which left shortly after 1 p.m. to-day, a large shipment will go forward to Sydney. The vessel called at Stanley en route from Launceston, and from that port she took 58 bags potatoes, 21G bags oats, 6 bales wool, and. 12 bags hides. From. Burnie her carero' was 400 ba^s notatoes and.200 bags chaff. Tho Easby arrived this 'afternoon, 'and'wHTload about 40 tons potatoes and 400 bags chaff, leaving for Sydney via Devonport to-morrow morn ing. The Easby called at .Stanley, but did not break' bulk because of the charges, and a shipment of about 140 bags will be lightered from there to Devonport by the Amy, and there transhipped to the Easby. It is expected that with the Easby's s...
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Thursday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
'''.'--Commercial. Tho 'Advocato' Office, Thursday evening. ; Yesterday morning thfr quotation for potatoes opened at .£4/5 to 4J4/7/6, but a rise on these figures took place, and up to JE-i/10 was paid for one or two lots; while this afternoon up to ;S4/12/6 was paid for a small purchase. Deliveries yesterday were- not nearly so heavy as was .anticipated, but as some bought for delivery not later than to-day arrivals were active, and it is estimated that over 8.000 sacks will go forward per steamers Tekapo and Easby to-morrow (Friday) from this port. The ss Penguin, sailing yesterday for Melbourne, took 161 sacks. These'are for transhipuienfr-m Melbourne to an intercolonial port, and it is assumed by some that this shipment caused the rise already stated. . It transpires, how ever, thaf 'a parcel ?was~b7fBglit~carly in' the day: nt:£he advane'edf figure, and no doubt 'this' was* ttie*pfTncipar cause for the rise becoming general, as some dealers were evidently anxious to lay in sto...
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS. Launceston, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE tMAEKET. YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS. Launceston, Thursday. Only a small amount of business is .being done m the .produce market, pur chaseis only buying in small lots, as they anticipate that lower prices will rule later on for all lines. New wheat is due by the ead of tho month but not more than 2/6 can now be obtained for it. The barque Eden Holme, now in port, will take close on 200 tons to London. She is expected taleave'bn 30th 'insfe ,' There':is fair en quiry for good Tartarian oats 'at '1/9' to 1/10, for shipment. Tho new; season's is expected to come in at 1/8. Good bacon is scarce, and would sell well. Leading prices are as follow :—Fldur^ JE7/10/ to j£8 per ton, 17/ to 16/ per bag ; wheat, 2/8 to 3/; oats, milling 1/10 to 2/, feed 1/9 to 1/10; butter, icicle 1/, block ll^d, separa tor 9£d to lid, dairy 8d to 9d, pastry 7d to7|d ; eggs, guaranteed, 8d to 9d ; bacon, 8dto 9d; hay chaff, £2 to J2/5/; cow ditto, 30/ ; hay, 20/ to'23/ ; potatoes, £5 to .£4/10/ p...
Devonport as a Holiday Resort. THE NEED OF AN IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 20 January 1899
»evon]»ort as a Holiday .?????? ttesottr:' ? THE NEED OF AN IMPBOVEMENT ASSOCIATION. i'JU-tiJNJ: (Bv'P£OGRESS.') ^ In Devonport, about 18 months a»o nn Improvement Association was formed 'the [pnmary object of which, was to more jvulely populanse the beauties of tins fai onto seas.de lesort I-As some tune oflVT'^^y^S has been heard I i7n i, —''j. wongn no ionnal wmdin« «P has taken place. An Impiovement Assocation, conducted on broad al] liberal lines, is a distinct advantage to a coimnun,ty nd that therfa ample^copc for the efforts of snpb an Wit.,*,^ r 'lose parts wB be rcadii^ con ceded Dconport, I regiet to say, has been sadly neglected m the matter of advertismg-a Aifc that uould be well withm the Li Hun?! i f In»Pn»«nent Association iiundredb of visitors pn™w^ ,n „„,. ' 1 pursuits inthiscolony ando°r^ema^S anl ! I'T!?01' the rende/vousfo™r annual hohdajs, and return, jeax after! 1«, to dnnlv m the beaut.es of this sain' tTlS 't^ Outside tllcse, honeve people abroad-snnply have...