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Shipping. DEVONPORT. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Shipping. DXVOSPOBT. ARKIVED. January 25 — Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, from Launceston. January 25— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. Morrisby, from Hobart. Passengers : — Saloon— Mrs Austin, Mr and Mrs Irvell, Miss Stuart, Muster Kay ; and 8 in the steerage. January 25 — Kini, ss, 1,122 tons, M. Livingstone, from Stanley. SAILED. January 25 — Mecinderry, ss, 111 tons, W. Madden, for Strahan. January 25 — Dorset, ss, 100 tons, W. Holyman, jun., for Launceston. January 25 — Amy, ss, 76 tons, J. Brown, for Stanley. January 25— Penguin, ss, 824 tons, H. A. Morrisby, for Melbourne. Passengers:— Saloon — Messrs Eastland, Kelly and Par ker ; and 2 in tho steerage. Exports. January 25 — Per ss Penguin, for Mel bourne !— 500 bgs oats, Don Trading Co. ; 1 bl skins, G. and A. Ellis ; 1 horse. Meeinderry, ss, sailed for Strahan at 12.80 a.m. on Wednesday. ; Kini,° ss, returned from Stanley and Burnie at 9.80 p.m. on Wednesday with ' produce, staves, and ore for Sydney. A quantity of potatoes, chaff...
For the Farmers. HOW TO TREAT COLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Tor the l;u meis. ? — ? ? HOW TO TREAT COLIC. Colic is of two kinds — spasmodic or cramp colic, and flatulent or windy colic. In the spasmodic form there is contrac tion or spasm of a portion of the in testines. Tho contraction is due to indigestible food, largo drinks of cold water when the animal is heated, chills, cold rains, intestinal parasites, concre tions, and sudden changes of weather. ' Spasmodic colic always appears suddenly. ;- If fecdior. tbo animal stops, moves about, ~ ' ] stamps, looks af his 'flanks, and is generallj_^ ., uneasy. As the pain increases he paws 1 the ground, throws himself down, rolls, jj and gets up again. As the attack pro- i£ grosses tho intervals of ease become,- tij shorter. Horses affected with this form \ - of colic become very violent during the '» spasms of intense pain, throwing 'them selves on tho ground, rolling from1 side to side, and jumping up only' to. throw themselves down again. If- tho x animal is exceedingly violent he should be re...
PEA HARVESTING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
PEA HARVESTING. Cutting peas has evor been troublesome work and the cause of trials of numerous ways to lessen labor, implement-makers ha\ ing contributed their share of interest and experiment in the colonies. 'When sown on the flat broadcast, and when pigs , are available for gleaning, the horse-rake ' answers to pull them up ; the horse has to be driven over tho rake's width, and when filled swerved out of lino on to raked ground to empty, and swerved in again without turning round, making an ir regular broadsido of growing crop, but which works in well enoutfh with a little practice. Soino use the mowing machine, followed up by forkcrs, but probably more aro sown by hand than any other way. As v,-2 find the drill and hilling up plan Being adopted by a good few growers, a few hints for han esting may help them. The best plan we have tried is the fern hook, taking ono row of peas only, followed by a fork gathering tho single row ; when a forkful is held, putting it on one side, ge...
The Row on the Rand. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
- ' i 1 Tine Row on the Kami. ;! ; ? ?+ ? -,;-.. ^ [Iattehs in the Trnnsrniil seem to he i ^rifting from bad to worse, and the con dition of the . Uitlanders is intinitely ^?^'Sorse than 'when the Rhodes-Jameson ^ .aid was ; plotted ? and effected. The ^'?inevancoa which then existed — the lenial of the franchise, the monopoly of ?jlynaraite, and the unfair system of j iaxation— remain nuabated, and, worse '* still, freedom of speech has been pro ' hibitcd and individual liberty jeopardised. /fTasmanians, who have just returned tfrom King Krugcrlnnd give a melim-* icholy account of the condition of affairs Htherfc:.. The newspapers are subject to ' jthe censorsliip of the Boer Government, 1 land Englishmen arc forbidden to carry Jwenpons, and, arc not, allowed to hold „! public meetings unless under cover. ^ J The Boertpolice are said to bo insolent U and aggravating, and when trouble . i arises Oom Paul quietly closes the telc 1 4 graph offices until the trouble is over. m There ca...
NEWSTEAD STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
NEWSTEAD STOCK SALE. Messrs W. T. Bell and Co., Limited, report :— Newstead yards on Tuesday were moderately supplied with fat stock. Lambs were in excess of requirements. Prime pens of sheep and lambs sold about a par with lato sales, while medium were difficult to quit. Best pens of beef showed a slight advance. Our sales were : — Sheep. — Lambs, 8/ to 11/9 ; cross breds, 12/ to 15/9 ; Merinos, 9/9 to 11/3. Cattle.— Fat cows, £4/17/6 to £7/17/6; cows, £3/15 to £4; steers, £3 to £6; vealers, £1/12 to £1/14; springers, £4/12/6 to £7/5; cows and calves, £3/2/6 to £7/2/6 ; yearlings, £1/15.
Importing Pigs from Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Importing Pigs fioiii Vic tpiia. . ?? ' . ?? . «. 'The old hackneyed illustration about bringing coals to ; Newcastle has been .once more exemplified, and in an extra ordinary way. We had thought that tne';,land;of tho North West Coast ranked amongst the most prolific 'and profitable in' the colonies, and that on it almost anything— from a thorough bred horse* to '.' a farmyard chicken, from & crop ot potatoes to the most delicate of flowers — could be reared or raised in a: style fit to compete against anything produced in the old world or the new. But it seems we were mistaken, for we learn that those who follow the profit able though unromantic occupation of raising pigs in the north of the Colony of Tasmania have been unable to meet the demand of a single curing factory ! It seems* almost incredible, but it u nevertheless true, that the directors of the Emu Bay Bacon Factory have been compelled to go to the mainland for sup plies. Not in the. whole, of the north of the i...
TABLE CAPE STOCK SALE. Wynyard. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
. TABLE CAPE. STOCK SALE. Wynyard, Wednesday. Mr W. Jones held a very successful stock sale at M'Murray's yards to-day. There was a good attendence of buyers and very satisfactory prices wero obtained. Sales were as follow: — Sheep — 34 cross bred ewes, 14/ ; 24 lambs, 9/6 ; 8 South down ewes, 13/ ; 10 Leicester ewes, 17/ ; 42 fats, 16/6 ; 32 Leicester ewes, 13/3 ; 33 2-tooth sheep, 18/ ; 34 do, 13/6 ; 20 do, 13/9; 45 do, 12/; 17 crossbreds, 11/6; 32 do, 12/6; 93 lambs, 7/; 250 Merino ewes, 6/. Cattle— 15 2-year olds, £2/16/ ; 1 Durham bull, £5; pair bullocks, £16/10/; pair do, £17/10/ ; 2 cows, £4/12/ ; 5 yearlings and 5 2-year olds, ^2/19/ each; 1 fat steer and 1 store cow, £17 ; pair bullocks, £20.
THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
THE TOWN' HALL, l'' ?, The Town Hall question was advanced another stage at the Devonport 'Town Board meeting this week; 'Mr T. S. Luttrell, the architect, being, authorised to prepare a working plan. The next move will be theconsideration of tenders, and then the desired work— the building in progress. Matters financial -are practically settled. The ratepayers, by an overwhelming majority, vested their representatives with power to raise the requisite amount, and how or from whom to borrow is a secondary consideration with townspeople. They may rest con tent that this ]i'..i«e of the subject will be dealt with to the best possible advantage. Efforts were made . at the meeting on Monday last to re-open the question of site, to detract from the .propriety ..of: a new building, and, in fact, to remodel the oft-exprcssqd ideas of the Board on the matter. That the Devonport Town Hall was to be erected on an allotment previously secured for the purpose, and built in accordance with the d...
THE North Western Advocate. Published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1899. THE NEW-AGENT GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
THE -,, , . Puhliilitd every 2Toaday,-Wednetday, and Friday Morning. .'''_' FAIr' AND IMPAHTIili;' ^,~ FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1899. THE NEW -AGENT -'GENERAL. Sir Philip Pysh has left the land in which he has worked so long to assume the reins of office at Westminster, and his work during the next two ? years— - for it 13 unlikely, with the probable advent of federation;; that 'his absence will be. of greater duration — will be watched in Tasmania - carefully and closely. Great things' are ex pected of him, and he will find that_ there is much to to tor the progress of Tasmania. * His passing from active' Parliamentary life in this Colony will not end Ms/ responsibility, for in taking up his quarters in, London he will be more 'thai e\er in 'a position to ' render Tasmania , signal service. That thiswill be his aim we. have no doubt; for during 40 years of active political life in this his adopted Colony Sir Philip has shown ability of a marked kind, and he is fully imbued with the impo...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
CUSTOMS BETUBNS. The Customs month ended as usual on Wednesday, the 2oth of the month. The rovenue collected at the Devonport Custom House for the period was as follows: — Duties: Miscellaneous, £8/0/6; spirits, £140/4/1 ; tobacco, .6180/10/; other goods, £029/3/7; total, £1,249/17/8. Bond charges: Bents, 16/; samples and re packs, 7/6; receiving charges, 9/4; total, £1/12/10(1. Marine Board charges : Wharfage, £105/12/6 ; light dues, £29/2/9; harbor dues, £97/5/8'; miscel laneous, £7/10/ ; total, £239/10/11. Grand total, £1,499/7/5. The following are the receipts for the corresponding period of last year : — Duties : Miscellane ous. £4/6/6; spirits, £28/8/10; iobacco, £204/18/; other goods, £835/12/7 ; total, £1,073/5/11. Bond charges : Eenis, 12/8; samples and repacks, 2/; receiving charges, 3/5 ; total, 18/1. Slarine Board charges : Wharfage, £77/17/3 ; light dues, .£38/2/3 ; pilotage, £1/0/4 ; harbor dues, £108/16/1 ; exemption fees, £3/3/ ; mis cellanoous, £5 ; total, £233/18/1...
Commercial. The "Advocate "Office, Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Commercial. The ' Advocate ' Office, Thursday Evening. £. : The potato inarket yesterday was a bit mixed as faras quotations were concerned. --~. ' Some dealers would not operate over i£4/10/, others offered JE4/12/6, and at this \ figure transactions wero effected, whilst another quote was JM/15/, and a line or two were disposed of at this figure ; but a couple of producers who brought in loads would not be tempted, and elected to run the risk of shipping to Sydney, consider ing that by so doing they would reap a better figure. As far as these quotations are concerned it is difficult to say how long they will last. Some dealers con sider they must Boon come down, others say they would not be surprised to see a rise. Yesterday a few loads were oarted to the eastern wharf and a few also to the west side, and the evening train brought forward five trucks. From what can bo learned digging is fairly free ip the eastern districts, but most farmers incline to the opinion that there will n...
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. PRIME POTATOES £7/10 PER TON. THE MARKET EASIER. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
THE SYDNEY PBODUCE MAEKET. . OUB SPECIAL BEPORT. PBIME POTATOES £7/10 PER TON. THE MARKET EASIER. Sydney,- Wednesday. The price for Circular Head potatoes, viz., £7/10/, would not havo been main tained had not the agents here placed lines in Queensland at £6/10/ f.o.b. at this port. The greater part of the Easby's cargo went north. At to-day's Bedfern sale 4.00 bags of local potatoes were offered, and realised from 6/ to 7/2 per cwt according to quality. Chaff had nood deliveries and prices were easier. Wheat sold at 2/4, bran 7d, pollard 8d. Straw in small bales realised 2/ per cwt. Maize and oats are on the down grade, viz., 3/5 for the former and 2/2 for tho latter. Flour, in bakers' parcels, sold at £6/15/ for best brands. Sydney, Thursday. There was nothing doing in the produce market to-day as it was observed as a holiday and Sussex street had its Sunday appearance. With a moderate cargo of potatoes by the ss Kini there should be another good market next week.