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Kindly Man [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Kindly Man ' \ '-lud'iitat \be d°en'iad been niv-ried i 'iort u le piewous~t-Ten'i.riu^ olle^aud «is led to feir that this faU m^htclebu nni trom enjoying some of tue privilege* of the institution* Accoidinglj,in i great stite of perturb itinn, he called to -te Principal 'edde1- After some tomer-atum fiejoung man ut last managed to Mamiei with a crimson tvx, ajii oput of soiiUliing cntirelj irrelevant, 'I— 1 am a married man 1' 'Ah, said Principal Geddes, smiling at him with great beuignit), 'so am I' And there the student's trouble ended.
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKE Launceston, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MABKE1 Lannceston. Thursday. Owing to the holidays there ls.ntue ousi ness to report in the Lannceston produce market. The recent rain has been much welcomed, and will be worth a few thousand pounds to the colony. The chaff market is slightly firmer, owing to the shipment of 350 tons to Sydney. The latest quotations are as follow:— Flour, £810 to £8 per ton, and 18s to 17s 6d per bag ; milling oats, 2s Id to 2s; feed, Is lid to 2s; butter, icicle lid, block lOJd, separator 9d to lOd, dairy 7d to 81d ; eggs, lOd per dozen ; cheese, 6Jd to 7d per lb ; chaff, £2 to £2 10s ; potatoes, £4 10s to £5 per ton or 4s 6d per cwt ; bran, 8Jd ; pollard, 9Jd; sharps, lOd; beef, 26s per lOOlbs ; mutton, 25s per lOOlbs ; lambs, 10s to 14s each ; pork, od to 6d ; corned beef, 20s per lOOlbs. .
Latrobe Road Trust. THE MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Latrolie Road Trust. THE MONTHLY MEETING. ?- Tho ordinary monthly meeting of 'the above trust was held at Lucas' Hotel, Latrobe, on Wednesday evening. Present — Messrs H. Phillips (chairman), J. Mitchell, J.' H. Matthews, and- the sec retary (Mr G. C. Rudge). A letter was received from tho pro prietors of the 'North-Western Advo cate,' soliciting a sharo of the trust's advertising, and also asking to be supplied with information re trust meetings. — Replied to. A. communication from Hon. A^ T. Pil linger, Minister of Lands and Works,' with return showing amounts of subsidy to public bodies, was received, the amount provided for the Mersey bridge being JE28 UsGd. Tho chairman referred to the necessity for^sphalting in Hamilton street, com pjrfint having been made by ratepayers as to the rough stato of the footpaths. After some discussion as to the best method of repairing the footpaths,- it was resolved, on the motion of Mr Mitchell, seconded uy mr iuiuiuews, mat a price De ootainea ...
TABLE CAPE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
TABLE CAPE PRODUCE MARKET. There is not very much activity in the produce market -just at present. ..The recent rains will do a large amount 'of good to the potato crops in the district, though-the high winds prevailing will injure' splendid grain crops of which this district can boast this season. From £6 to £6 10s has been given locally per ton for new potatoes. The ruling price of chaff is £2 5s to £2 10s ; eggs, 10d; butter, 7d ; bacon, 7Jd to 8d according to quality ; honey, 4Jd ; onions, 7s per cwt
VICTORIAN HARVEST PROSPECT [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
VICTORIAN HARVEST PROJECTS. Harvest operations in Victoria cc tinue to show good results. The work is now well advanced, and m almost every dis trict the yields have exceeded expectations. Many farmers who provided what they considered a sufficient number of bags have found that more were required to hold the grain. This circumstance, how ever, is not one with which farmers find fault ; their chief regret is that it does not occur often enough. The principal cause of the yields turning out so satisfactorily; as compared with the returns expected two months ago, is on account of the splendid way in which the heads have filled owing the to cool weather from Octo ber onward, and the prolongation of the ripening period. Even where the ears were 'tipped' by early hot winds, as many thousands of acres were, the unin jured portion of the heads has produced a remarkably plump sample of grain, which, to some extent, compensates for the loss sustained. That there will be a large surplus of wh...
LATROBE STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
' LATBOBE STOCK SALE. ~ Sales by Mr Geo Atkinson at Latrobe, on Wednesday, January 4th: — 5 pigs, 25s;-15 fat ewes, 12s 3d; 50 2-tootns, 11s 4d; fat steer, £6 10s ; fat cow, £4 ; do, £5 4s ; 6 steers, high condition, £6 each; fat cows, £5 16s, £4 5s, £4 10s ; Il'steers, 2 and 3yr old, £1 each ; pen heifers, £3 13s ; 4 3-yr-old steers, £5 2s ; 4 do, £5 14s ; pen 2-yr-olds, £2 5s ; store cows, £3 5s, £4 3s, £7 ; 6 bul locks, £62 the lot ; pen do, £18 ; 4 do, £23 ; 4 do, £34 ; hack and harness mare, £16 los ; draught mare, £27. '
TIDE TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
TIDE TABLE. % ajn. p.m. Jan. 6 6.3 . 6.27 7 6.54 7.27 8 - 8.1 8.40 9 / 9.19 9.57 10 10.30 11.33 11 ??,, — 11.7 11-39 -'- '-. ---12' ' 0.7 12.34 13 1.0 1.24 14 2.48 2.12 ?- ' ' '15 2.35 3.0 16 3.22 3.45 -? 17 4.6 4.29 18 4.61 6.11 ' ,19 5.3S ' 5.68 20 623 6.51 ' ', 21 7.21 , , 7.55 : ' , 22' ' 8.36 - 9.19 ? 23 9.57 10.30 l 24 ? 10.35 11.10 -25 - 11.38 05 . *--- 26 . 0.24 0.44 -27 . 1.1 1-17 ; -28- 2.32 2.49 29 2.5 2.19. ' ? .30 2.34 2.49 31 3.5 3.20
THE DON TRADING COMPANY. IN THE HANDS OF LIQUIDATORS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
THE DON TRADING COMPANY. N THE HANDS OF LIQUIDATORS. Tuesday's 'Gazette' intimates that at ex traordinary meetings of shareholders in the River Don Trading Company, Limited, held it the office, Devonport, on December 5 and 22 last, the following resolutions were passed: —'That the River Don Trading Company, Limited, be voluntarily wound up, and ? that Mr John Henderson Henry, of Hobart, be ap pointed liquidator;' ''That it be an instruc tion to the liquidator to sell the whole of the business assets forthwith, with the exception of the book debts, which' he will collect as rapidly as possible.' ' .
Commercial The Advocate "Office," Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Commercial. The 'Advocate' Office, ? - Thursday Evening. :- ' Am the U.S.S. Co. have their steamer Eini ^-—jg^rfJg^joleayftJiereJpr Sydney on Satur ? day, dealers are again operating1 ril. potatoes, and *6 per ton is now on offer. Thit pnee tempts producers to dig, and it would nSjtbe - a surprise to see a fair quantity go forwaK? per this boat. In other lines there arc no changes to report in values, which are as . follow i-rChaff, 37s 6d to £2 (bags in) ; oats, JslOd'per buBhelj wheat, 3s per bushel; barley, 7d to 7}d ; ham, Id oitrn ; eggs, lOd M'he heavy rains we have been experiencing have had the effect of laying a great many of the heavy grain crops, and a large amount of extra labor will be necessary in the harvest ing. Several farmers affirm that it will take twice as long in the cutting, as they will only be able to cut the one way. In some cases reaping by hand will have to be resorted to. One.result of this heavy rain and wind will be that more of the crops will be cut f...
An Eye for an Inference. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
An Eye for an Inference An amusing and chinctenstic anecdote of Thomas Carlyle is given in Mrs Boss's 'Earlj Days Recalled ' She 'ajs, ' One afternoon my mother had 'a- discussion with him on German literature ; her extraordinary elo quence and fire prevailing. Carlyle lost his temper, and burst forth in his Scotch tongue, ' You're just a w ind big, Lucie , yoa'rc just a wind-bag 1' I had been listening with all mj ears, and, concen ing him to be verj rude, interrupted him bj «ajmg, 'Ah papa alway says men should be civil to women,' for which pert remark I got a scolding from my mother, but Mr. Carlyle was not offended, and turn ing to her, observed, 'Lucie, that child of yours lias an eye for an inference.' '
Arab Cannibals. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Arab Cannibals. - .r Some of the Arabs are cannibals The Fertit tnbe have an evil name in this respect, but they do not usually eat their prisoners They have no graves, and no word for grave yard 1 They eat the dead, and when a man is dying, his body is sold in advance to the highest bidder Once an old Fertit soldier went with others to serve in the Egyptian army at Kassala He had long fangs, hke a carnivorous beast, and was miserable because he could not get the meat that his soul- loved When they steal a body, they proceed jiist like a hyena, and eat it like one, too. He once stole a child from its mother, but was pursued by the soldiers, and found gnawing it like a hyena. ' ' He was sent off home. -The Resirra tribe, prowl about like hyenas, snap up children, or eat the bodies thev find, making a noise like that ljeaat Mek Gah man, a. Fungowi sheikh of Senaar, used to have a child killed every daj, till his own brother Ismail, slew him. A kite once dropped from its claws a piece ...
THE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
THE HOME. A common marble in the kettle prevents Furring. Rub stained hands with salt and lemon UUCP. Cleanse bottles with hot water, fine ishes aid salt Brighton faded carpets bv rubbing with iramonia water. Blacklead the sto\e when it's cold, and it will last longer. Rub brass with hot vinegar and salt Mid scour with fine ashes. . l'u'jsli lauii) chniiucvs wifh-soft brown iner but do not wet them Wash ink s^ins in stio'ig brine and tlinn sponge, with lemon juice Remove egg stains from silver by rub bing with salt ou a dump cloth Sponge a grease spot with four table spoonfnK of alcohol tooiie of salt To keep milk sweet add a teaspoonfulof fine salt to even quint of new mdk. Do not cut lamp wicks, instead, the burnt part rhould be rubbed with a. soft piece ot iag until it is e\eu with the burner. _ - — JS ;j; spoons, or those used .for sulphur, sluu'd be rubbed with a little ammonia i'd Siv't, which will quite remove the dis coloration.
HIS LORDSHIP'S TRIP TO THE WEST. Strahan, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
HIS LORDSHIP'S TRIP TO THE WEST. ' - (UY UUB bPECIAL COBBBSPONDENT.l Strahan. Tuesdav. _ Lord Brassey and his party arrived here at 6,50 to-night, having left Queenstown ' by special tram at 4 o'clock. This morn mg His Lordship inspected the Mount Lyell mine, and the whole party, includinc toe ladies, went up the haulage line in trucks. The weather was very boisterous heavy rain and hail falling. His Lordship inspected the famous open cut and bit compressor, and expressed himself as sir prised at the amount of work done, aiid also admired the machinery. The parity were conducted over the mine and tt= : nunuiigu oy air atlClit, wfiose guests thfey . were for lunch.. All got wet through. There was no reception at Strahan. Lord Brassey expects to leave for Settlement Island in the morning. The partv ara' staying at the Palace Hotel. . . . lit-\ ? ^P^ahan; Wedn«^^^| LB§$™ 'party remained at: &*:'$£%$: v&MS mm to-day. The rain chaneeit4':#^¥? showers of. hafl during the a...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Jews in Brief. » ? A claimant to portion of the Tyson estate has arisen in Nottingham, England. British naval reserve squadron to be maintained in full readiness for any emergency. Narrow escape from ti serious fire at Stnnley early on Now Year's . morning. Mr T. 'Wilkins discovered a fire at Mr Butcher's bakehouse, but extinguished it before it gained a hold. Several telegraph ? poles blown down along main road by recent heavy gales. Mr W. Knox, the well-known mining investor, of Melbourne, is staying at Gos lin's Hotel, Devonport, for a holiday. Mr R. J. Archor selected from 11 applicants for secretaryship of Tasmanian Agricultural and Pastoral Society (Laun ceston). Boy named Patrick Cahill fatally bitten by a black snake at Moronba, N.S.W.* A cow, to give her maximum of milk, should be neither too fat nor too lean.' In a telegram to King Humbert, of Italy, tho Czar'of Russia expresses a hope that tho Peace Conference will meet in the yoar 1899, and will result in happi ness for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Dr. Bland's Biilsiiuiic Balm. FOB COUGHS. GOLDS, VRfNCHITIS, ASTHMA, And AU'1,UNT(! And THROAT AFF CATIONS PLEASANT TO TAKE. One Dose Relieves and One Bottle Generally is enough to cure the Mo-t Obstinate Cough. It is recognised in Australia as o le of t1 e First Remedies for Lung and Throat Dis eases. Price, la O«l and 2» Gil per bottle. DOSSETOR'S PHARMACY, ?DEVONPOBT; Gilbey's Dry Gin —Vide special xeport of Sir Charles Cameron, M.D^ Gilbey's O.E. Gini-Ccrtified valuable or Kidney affections,_ J s Gilbey's O.E. Gin.— Possesses the deli cate flavor of the juniper.
Lord Brassey in Tasmania THE SUNBEAM IN THE MERSEY LEAVES TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 January 1899
Lord Brasscy in Tasmania^!! THE SUNBEAM IN THE.MERSEi^^'-v LEAVES TO-DAY. '~^**ifc;V Tho well-known and handsonio yatKt^ Sunbeam, which has been lying in '??''? Mersey since Saturday last, and has b' ? an object of attraction to a very la ; number of visitors, will sail to-day1 '--? Emu Bay. During the vessel's stay! ^ : every courtesy has been extended it-^ public by her officers. Her illustrious owner, who has been touring on the West ; Coast, will return to Burnie this afternoon M at 8 o clock, and will join his vessel at! that port- this evening. The Sunbeam is timed to leave the Mersey at 9 o'clock ; this mornmg, and after His Excellency has made his final preparations, will sail ''1 for Melbourne from Burnie at 5 o'clock ' tms evening, expecting to re-visit Devon port en route. Lord Brassey's trip is rally described below by our special cor respondent with the Wee-regal party. The steam launch belonging to tho Sunbeam paid a visit to Latrobe yester day. 'v