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Suicide at West Devonport. MR QUINLAN'S CASE ENDS FATALLY. THE CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Suicide at West Devonport. MR QUINLAN'S CASE ENDS FATALLY. THE CORONER'S INQUEST. Michael Quinlan, the old man who, as reported in last issue, attempted to com- mit suicide at Kimberley's Hotel, West Devonport, on Tuesday afternoon, died early on Wednesday morning from the effects of the poison which he swallowed. An inquest touching the death was held before Mr J. H. M'Call (coroner) at Kimberley's Hotel on Wednesday after- noon. The following jury was em- panelled :— Messrs H. Ballard (foreman), J. Halley, W.B. Cocker, E. Corbell, W. &nbsp; G. Curwen, A. K. Draeger, and G. Gallo- way. &nbsp; After viewing the body, &nbsp; &nbsp; Eva Lowe, a maid employed at Kim- berley's Hotel, deposed: Deceased was a lodger at the hotel. Saw him alive &nbsp; &nbsp; between 4 and 5 o'clock on the afternoon of Tuesday, 24th inst. Later on saw him sitting in a chair on the balcony, and asked him what was the matter, but he made no reply. He was tied to...
ELECTRIC LIGHTING FOR DEVONPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
ELECTRIC LIGHTING FOR DEVONPORT. The electric lighting project is a matter of especial interest to Devonport re- &nbsp; &nbsp; sidents. Hitherto propositions in this direction (and there have been several) have ended in mere talk. It would appear, however, that the Town Board are determined to carry out the present proposal. In the streets, in the shops, and in many of the dwellings, illumina- tion by electricity would be much appre- ciated. An approximation of the cost will be arrived at after a valuation of properties in the area over which the current is proposed to extend, now being prepared, is submitted by the town clerk at the meeting of the Town Board next Monday week. A com- &nbsp; mendable feature in the present proposal is that beyond the cost of a few street lamps the general taxpayer will not be required to contribute a single penny towards working expenses, and the occupiers of' premises within the pre- scribed area may or may not incur the expe...
INTER-ASSOCIATION CRICKET MATCH. WEST DEVON V. EAST WELLINGTON. A DRAWN GAME. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
JNTER-ASSOCIATION CBICKET MATCH. WEST DEVON V. EAST WELLING TON. A DRAWN GAME. An inter-county match between the West Devon and East Wellington associa tions, was played at Forth yesterday, re salting in a drawn game. The wicket was in perfect order, and consequently scores were high. East Wellington batted . first, and put together the highly re spectable score of 232. The feature of ? the innings was the splendid Btand made by W. Evans, of Burnie, who had the century well in view when he was dis missed. In his snore of 94 was 1 six, 3 fives, 1 four, and 3 threes. West Devon also made an excellent stand, their score being 173 for 7 wickets, when stumps were drawn. W. Barratt made 65 in a very useful innings his score including 2 fives and 1 four. H,' Jordan; ; 31 not out, also batted well. W. Palmer andW. Flint were the other members of the West Devon team who did not bat. Palmer's trundling for West -Devon was: very deadly, this bowler securing all the wickets but one at a cost of...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
Marrlag-es. BoWTELt— M'CaJibeidoe.— On January 2, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Eev Dr Scott, William G. Bowtell, second son of David BowteU, of the.Warrnambool ' Standard,' Warrnambool, to Janet, eldest daughter of H. M'Cambridge, Hobart. Deaths. '' Harbison.— -On January 23, at her late resi dence, 30 Eardley street, Launceston, Blizabetivwidow of the Lite Thomas Har rison,aged 63. --;---. ?_ : ..... MoynahjLN.— On January 23, Vida Annie, only child of A. B. and A. Moynahan, of ??'? Beaconsfield,- aged -one ye.*, -and rfour ' months. . Gatehouse. — On January 23, 18U!i, Jonas Gatchonse,of Sorcll, in his 66th year. GrLEEaA3J?=6rf;Iannary-22,-at her residence r~' Ballyhoolcy,' Bagdad, Mnrgaret, the be loved wife of '? Francis Gillegan, agcd/64 years.^^ ^^ _ _ KEAflVtr^Oir-Jariuary -22,— 18997-aE=liiB daughter's residence, Barrack street, _ Ho bart, Thomas Keating, aged -70'^iear3.. MEHEGA5f^OrrJariuary'25pvt~heT -parents' residence, Westbury, Agnes Elizabeth, only d...
The Yarra Tragedy. THE INQUEST OPENED. THE GIRL DUBBERKE GIVES EVIDENCE. HOW THE DECEASED WAS TREATED. SHOCKING DISCLOSURES. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 27 January 1899
' The Yarra Tragedy. THE INQUEST OPENED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE GIRL DUBBERKE GIVES EVIDENCE. HOW THE DECEASED WAS TREATED. SHOCKING DISCLOSURES. Melbourne. Wednesday. The inquest on the body of Mabel Am- brose was opened to-day. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The most important witness was the girl Dubberke, who turned Queen's Evi- dence. She spoke freely of the treatment the deceased girl was subjected to at the hands of Madame Radalysiki to bring about a miscarriage. On the morning of December 18, Mabel Ambrose screamed twice, and witness, on going to her &nbsp; room, saw her fall back on the bed black in; the face. She asked Madame Radalyski what she had done, and she re- plied, ' I have killed the girl and will be hanged.' Madame put hot water bottles in the bed to try and revive her, and when Dr Gaze came, at the request of witness, Madame Radalyski asked him for a certi- ficate of death, but he said...
Commercial. The "Advocate" Office, Saturday Evening [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 30 January 1899
Commercial. The 'Advocate' Office, , ???-?.,'?,?' Saturday Evening. . . The potato market, as has been often ' said, is very much like mining, or in other | words is a glorious uncertainty. The rises and falls that take place occasionally cause surprise to buyers, producers andonlookers ; alike, and the very great rise that took ? plaoe yesterday and Thursday come as a very great surprise to most buyers, though certainly as a very pleasant one to the ? producers. Those who were fortunate enough to be 'in it' for yesterday's prices : wore a very contended and happy look i and to use a saying ' fairly shook hands j.' with themselves.' Many of them re marked they did not expect to get any thing like the price, and some of them said they could not see how the buyer was , to make his own money. This applies mostly to East Devonport, which is respon - sible for the rise in prices, as up to .£6/10/ was paid for a few parcels there yesterday. A large quantity sold at £6/5/ to £6/7/6, the ma...
N.W. FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 30 January 1899
N.W. FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. The North Western Farmers' ;'Associa tion, Ltd., report for week ending Friday, 27th inst., as follows : — Potatoes: Owing to fairly light de liveries (caused through harvesting opera tions being carried out on a general scale) and the last shipment meeting with a ready sale in Sydney, values have im proved considerably, and there is every prospect of a good demand at fairly high rates for some weeks tn come, if shipments do not not exceed 7.000 sacks. . , , . ?'../.. Turnips : There is now a fair market for limited quantities, and growers will do ?well to send on a few, each week. ' ' Oats: The balance of old season's are now going forward to olear up stocks be fore the new crop is available. Values are likely to come a little lower in a week or two for sparrowbills, but Tartarians will meet ? with ready sale, and holders will do well to forward promptly. ^Alger ians are likely to be a drug. ;; r.. ? ?'??? Wheat: Nothing doing, all millers be ine fully su...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 30 January 1899
CUSt6mS RETURNS. Devonport. — Return of Customs col lections at Devonport for the week ended' Saturday, 28th inst.: — Duties, other goods, £237/13/4; miscellaneous, £8/6; total, £245/19/4. Marine Board charges: — Wharfage, £17/13/6 ; harbor dues, £41/4/6 ; total, £58/17/4. Total collections, £304 17/3, as against £158/14/11 for the corre sponding week of last year.
CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. Stanley, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 30 January 1899
CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. ' Stanley, Saturday. After the departure of the Tfini for Syd ney prices for produce fell, as usual, and are now merely nominal. Dairy produce is in good supply, and shows no falling off. Eggs are obtainable in large quanti ties at 8d per dozen ; ' fresh butter, hand made, can be purchased retail at 9d perlb. Flour, 17/ per bag; kerosene, 4/11 per tin ; sugar, white, 13/8 per bag.
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 30 January 1899
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Saturday. Business in the produce market is practically at a standstill. Arrivals of potatoes yesterday and to-day -were very small indeed, and quotations ranged from £4 to £4/15/. One small line was brought at £4/10/. This quota tion, however, is purely nominal, and cannot be taken as a fair value in view of the prices ruling in the Sydney market. Chaff is unaltered in value, £2 to £2/2/6 beine the ruling figure, with no business. Wheat is quoted at 2/10 ; oats, 2/. Staves are worth 8/ and palings 7/. Dairy produce quotations: — Factory butter, 1/ ; fresh dairy, 8d to 9d ; factory cheese, 6Jd to 7d; factory bacon, 9d; farmers' bacon, 8M to 9d ; ham, lOd ; lard, 6Jd per Id ; eggs, lOd to lid per dozen.