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For the Farmers. THE VICTORIAN SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

For the Tanner*; : THE VICTORiAN SEASON: The proverbial 'oldest inhabitant' (remarks the'Argns') can scare jjCjre call a summer simiiar to that which... we'- are now experiencing. The waatheV of late has been autumn-like in its character as regards temperature and the-frequency with which heavy showers of rain occur,-' Except those farmers who hare' not finished _ harvesting, agriculturists ? ' srA J graziers generally 'are well pleased io grt1 bo forthrongii the amnmerwithout having'' to' encounter the heat of average seasonsj and bear' -with the losses, as welFW^ dangers, which it involves. Had a^prtJ;''1 longed heat wave been experi*nced,.-ti»' danger to bTspprehemleo' from busK fifes' ' would have been much greater than usual, on account of the, plentiful .supply jot grass 'in'fmost districts; but 'as 'ft is,'1 the ' soaking rains of January'1 have' obviated ' all danger of' fite' 'for ' some time to come. Slimmer fodder'' crops have been benefited to an enormctaB extent bvthe D...

Publication Title: North Western Advocate And The Emu Bay Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NEW USE FOR CASTOR OIL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

NEW USE FOE . CASTOB; OIL. Mr Robert Gibson, of Limerick, has dis covered a new use for castor'oil. ' 'H^ has' found that its outward applicatioh io the ' udder of a 'cow, coupled 'of course with good fcedingand management^ will con \ ert an indinercnt cow into one 'that is highly profitable to the dairy. If the cow is suffering from the loss of a quarter. ' lie finds that the use of castor oil after each milking will, in a few months' time, bring the TnifU back to the blind teat, and cause thendder to again become evenly balanced. In a letter to the 'Dairy,' an English perodical, he describes how be 'bought a Jersey cow, milkingin only three teats, and these were coveredwith warts. The-fourth teat was quite dry, about half the size of the others, and that quarter of the udder shrunk to less than half its proper size. 'In two months,' he says, 'I had the milk coming from the blind, teat; and every wart gone ; in 13 months I had her udder as perfectly shaped as was ever seen. ;\Np on...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

TflE , - „' ' HASKI1BXPOBTI IN THE ' 'NORTHWESTERN ADVOCATE,' TASMAJTIAN And INTERCOLONIAL, TflE BEST And MOST COMPLETE. Sydaiy Produce Market Reports » Speciality. ___ , ? , ' ^ N. W. COAST FARMERS WILL FIND THE ADVOCATE, , , ; A VALUABLE -.- GUIDE ; . PHILOSOPHER; kid - '' FRIEND.-' ' O'Spechucn Copy mailed on receipt of Post Card with name and address. V Special Advertisements. J. l-. Hcllewcll, DENTIST, Hay 1« Consulted .at Devonport, Tuesdays, at Laurence's, Chemist, 1.30 to 4.30. Ulverstone, at Lawson's Hotel, Friday follow ing First and Third Thursdays in cacli month, 1 to 4.30. Sheffield, -last Thursday in month, at Wilson's 'Hotel. . ^ Dentistry in all its tranches. feo;I,^ond's *''''' FOURTH HALF-YEARLY CLEARING.' SU.M'MEE '' B A L E: ? .: commences'1 SATURDAY '-:?. x vm-next. FOURTH HALF-YBAULT FOURTH HALF-YEARLY FOURTH HALF-YEARLY ' .CLEARING SUMMER SALE - 'CLEARINCF SUMMER SALE CLEARING SUMMGB SALE COMMENCES . COMMENCES' -'. -vl-' !-;' »' ? COMMENCES SATURDAY ' NEXT. -:...

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HOBART STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

'-TmBBs STOCK SALES. . Messrs Roberts and Co., Hobart, report as follows under Friday's date:— Sales at the slaughter yards yesterday were as fol low:— 2 bullocks, ' Staeey, £12/15 to £11/12/6 ; .5 cows, Jericho, £5/7/6 to £2/10/; 2 steers, New Town, £8/16/; 2 vealers, 28/ to 18/; 76 crossbred wethers, Lawrenny, 13/6 to 12/9 ; pen lambs, Spaulding, 11/ to 9/; 16 lambs, Glenorchy, 7/9; 10 pigs, Paul, 88/6 to 33/ ; 3 do, Little, £2/10 to £2/5/6 ; 15 do, Patmore. 37/ to 30/ ; several carcases pork,' to. 6d per lb; Store sheep — Privately we sold 1,000 2, 4, 6, and 8-tooth crossbred wethers, and 400 2- tooth crossbred ewes, at a satisfactory price. Mr J. W. Abbott, Hobart, reports un der date Friday last as follows :— My sales at the slaughter yards yesterday were as follow : — 2 small calves, Love, at 12/6 each; pen lambs, Smith, 10/6 to 10/3; vealer, Suckling, 17/ ; do, Bowerman, 17/6 ; crossbreds, William' Jones, Balloch moyle, 11/; 2 pens shorn lambs, 10/ to 9/6 ; Merino wethers, do...

Publication Title: North Western Advocate And The Emu Bay Times, The
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THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. THIS WEEK'S SHIPMENTS. MARKET EXPECTED TO OPEN AT £6/10/. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. THIS WEEK'S SHIPMENTS. % MARKET EXPECTED TO OPEN AT £6/10/. __ Sydney, Friday. , Business in the Sydney produce market continues dull; the only movement 'being a fall in potatoes and onions and a rise of one penny in maize. At the Bedfern Railway Station auction this morning 800 bags potatoes sold at an average of £6 per ton. Warrnambools are offering at £5/10/. Circulars are nearly clear, and are quoted at £6/15/.per ton. Oats are still at a discount. 2/1 beine the ruline price for New Zealand prime.\ Tartarians are asked for to 2/6 per bujhel. It is ex pected that on Monday, when the North West Coast cargoes by the Tekapo and Glaueus are expected to be forward, the potato market will open at £6/10/; Sydney, Sunday. Quotations yesterday were without change, business, as is usual on: the last day of the week, being almost entirely suspended, The potato market is not strong, and heavy ' shipments from the N.W. Coast will likely have the ...

Publication Title: North Western Advocate And The Emu Bay Times, The
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MELBOURNE POTATO MARKET. TOP VALUE £3 15s. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

MELBOUBNE POTATO MARKET. .TOP VALUE £8. 15s. Melbourne, Saturday. .Large supplies of potatoes have come on the market during the past week, and there has been a considerable fall in price. Good samples are selling at £8 to £3/10/, and off lots at lower prices'. Up to £3/15. is the value for prime. The total quan tity of potatoes received at Melbourne and Geelone from thecountrv last week was 23,650 bags, against 14,700 for the same week in last year ; and while the exports lost week were 6,580 bags, in the some week last year they amounted to 15,000 bags. These figures will explain the low price now ruling. According to all reports the -yield of potatoes this season will be the heaviest for many years past.

Publication Title: North Western Advocate And The Emu Bay Times, The
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N.W. FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

N.W. FABMEBS' ASSOCIATION. The North Western Farmers' Associa- tion, Ltd., Devonport, reports as follows' under date, Friday, 3rd inst. : — ? ' Potatoes.— Deliveries' this week have been on a much more liberal scale, and boats leaving late to-night will probably taxe Borne iu,uuu sacics. values are lower (though still very satisfactory to growers), partly on account of large supplies, but principally owing to the large quantity of low grade and cheap potatoes now avail able from the western districts of Victoria. In view of the supplies likely to come for ward we must be prepared for a gradually receding market, until a level of about £8 per ton is reached. The quality of our potato is now all that can be desired, with the exception of size ; growers should pay more attention to grading, as at present many are marketing rubbish they would not use at their own table. Turnips. — Are now coming forward more freely and values are steady ; there is likely to be a very fair outlet for 300...

Publication Title: North Western Advocate And The Emu Bay Times, The
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CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

CUSTOMS BETUBNS. Devonport.— The following is a return of Customs collections at Devonport for the week ending Saturday, February 4: — Spirits, £17/14/4; tobacco, £95/2/ ; other goods, £144/12/6 ; miscellaneous, 5/; rents, 4/3; samples, etc., 1/; receiving charges, 4/ ; wharfage, £14/3/ ; light dues, £7/14/9; harbor dues, £6/12/1; export rate, 8/6. Total, £286/18/5; as against £227/7/7 for the corresponding week of last year. ?'?

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LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

LAUNCESTON PRODUCE MARKET. The latest leading quotations are as follow:— Flour, £7 to £7/5/ per ton for stone and roller respectively. Milling wheat, 2/8 for prime' samples, to 2/6 for second grade; fowls' wheat, 2/3 to 2/6; stout oats', feed, 1/11 ; shipping parcels, 1/8 to 1/10;. Tartarian, 1/10; grey peas, 3/; 'beans, 8/; English barley, 4/3; Cape, 4/; rye, 4/ to 5/; tares, 6/ to 7/; bran, 7d per bushel; pollard, 8M; sharps, 8id; onions, 8/, per cwt; potatoes, 6/6 to 7/6 per sack ; chaff,' £2/5/ to £2/8/, bags in, for export; straw chaff, £2; hay, £1. Grass seeds — English, 4/ Jo 4/8; Italian, 5/ to 5/6; soft grass,' 4/; cocKsfoot, Tasmaman, 7/6 ;' imported, 9/; -clover, white, lOdtol/; Unseed, 2Jd to 2}d'; prime separator and factory brands butter, lOd to 1/; prime dairy, 8£d to 9d; pastry sorts, f^dto 7jd; cheeso, 6d to 7ja ; ham, 10d' to 1/ ; bacon; 7d to 9Jd; eggs, 8d to 9d; lard; ~6Jd ; honey, 5d. - Launceston, Sunday. New wheat was sold yesterday at 3/4 to to 2/5 at country...

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CIRCULAR HEAD PRODUCE MARKET. Stanley, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

CIBCULAR HEAD' PRODUCE ? ', MARKET. - Stanley, Friday. Tnere were ? quite 40 tons of pota toes delivered on Wednesday morning. The opening quotation of £4/5/ quickly hardened to £5, but most of the loads had been sold at the former price. A good many, however, had the advantage of the ii32. All deliveries yesterday received &2 higher figure. There is nothing to note in other lines. It is stated that potatoes will be easier next week.

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THE BEAUTY OF PLAINNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

? THE BEAUTY OF PLAINNESS. The French say there are several 'ages' as well as kinds of beauty ; the beauty of mere youtbfulness, also the beauty of ' ugli ness,'' of ' old age,' and of ' thin ness' Frederika Bremer, the Swedish novelist,' had the beauty of- ' plainness' She was so very plain of face that her expression of trustfulness, as though appealing to you to find some other' qualities in ber than mere 'looks,' shone out with a per fect radiance, that ennobled her faoe, aud dn w friends to her, becanre sho had no other teauty. But Miss Bremer took pleasure in her well-kept hands of which sho tutd to say, ' Eveo haudi have their uiomtnls of cbuuia.' Qilbey's Dry Qin^-ObtairMibla everywhere.

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A COLD-BLOODED REASON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

A COLD-BLOODED REASON. Soon after a certain lord was. mado Goveruui of Canada, he was overwhelmed with btgg'i'g lttterB,' the incantivo being the reaiarktUe stalemento sent out concerning his vast wealth aud his unbounded generosity. Among the letters he received was one which constituted a standing joke among his Mends, who never cease to rally him about it . It was from a woman who wanted a sewing uiacliiur, and her letter commenced like this : Dbab Sib,— A year ago you came to oar' town to make a speech, I went ont to hear. yon, and I have been ill ever since. The fact was, - the lady caught cold on the occasion, but she did not refer to the matti-r in diplomatic tntKii«ge.

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THE CHATTERING CARD PLAYER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

THE CHAT TERING CAR D PLAYER. ' While in one of the larger cities a short timo ago I paid a visit to a somewhat curous-, lurniture store,' said one of the ladies at ti.e euchre table.' She knew perfectly well that it is 'not a good plan to talk wbt-u playing euchre or any other game that requires a liltle thought and calm reflection, but after she ban' - 'started there was no slopping her. 'The store,' she continued, after asking . what card , was trumps, ' was e*peciallydevoted to the s-l- * of 'coloured furniture,' and I was woudtrfully surprised to find out that the demand for the quaintly-sbaued articles wai large (Oh, i« it my turn to play,? Wnal's trumps ? Let n-.e see— I guess 1'U play that.) '? The furniture was nicely mado and .haud . somely finished, hut it seemed strange tu set- a whole store :cro»ded with curious stni^bt backed rockers with an extra piece running down the back tud fitting into an' vxtcrwion of the seat; or big, comfortable settees, upon which half a dote...

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Strike on the E.B. Railway. FIFTY MEN PAID OFF. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

Strike on the E.B. Hall way. ;. FIFTY MEN PAID OFF. About 50 men men employed at the ballast pit on the Emu Bay railway struck work-on Friday morning last.' The men on this particular work have a journey of a couple of hours to. and from the pit each morning/and they considered that the' company should pay them for the tune lost in this way. The grievance culmi nated on Friday in a striker The com pany dealt very summarily with the strikers, for in the evening of the same day they were all paid off. The company is not in want of men, and the places of those paid off, and more, could if necessary be easily filled. ? It was feared that a dis turbance would ensue as the result of the strike, and two policemen were despatched from Burnie to the scene. Their services were not required, however, the men leaving quietly. ? .;: v.- ?;?:' ' ?'?'?

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Fatal Accident at Emu Bay. MRS TILLEY THROWN FROM A CART AND KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

, Fatal Accident at £uin , ; : Bay. MRS TILLEY THROWN 'FROM A ? . . CART AND . KILLED. Our Burnie correspondent reported last night that a fatal accident had occurred' about 8 o'clock in the evening on ther Bischoff rood at about the Ten-Mile/ -Mrs Tilley, an elderly woman; wife of Mr C. Tilley, a resident of West Burnie, had been visiting friends up the road during the day and was returning home in the even ing in a chaise cart, the horse being driven by her daughter. By some means the vehicle was overturned, and falling upon Mrs Tilley pinned her to the ground, inflicting injuries which caused her death in a very short time. Fortun ately her daughter escaped with very slight injury. -News of the sad occurrence was at once brought to Superintendent Ruddock by a messenger on horseback, and pending the arrival of the police Mr Geo. Walker took charge of the1 body. An inquest will be held at Burnie to-day.

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A MELOMANIAC. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

A MELOMANIAO. (From tub Fdbncb.) The pupils of the Polytechnic School of . France hire a queer way of expressing the fact that one of their number hu become deranged. Tbejr say of the afflicted man that he is '?Trans- ferred to tlia Thirteenth.' For it is 'statisti callr true that ovory thirteenth nun succumls to the revere mental strain for a »ucccs»rul com pletiun of Ihe prescribed coarse. Rene Tuvtnrier graduateil at thoheadof his ; elas!) and was consequently free to emlirace the civil oticer. To everyone's surprise he preferred to uiler the artillery. In all scientiffo lequirement-s he ranked pre-eminent, but lii* ' records for military tactics and hnneminshiu were deplonble, as was also bis ' want of neatness and discipline, He would appear on parade without a collar or minus Mtl buttons, wbicb usually only dung to bim by a threw). Ho would answer roll-call, lonir after tie drum had ceased beatinK, and then woi'iti r why his appearance should create such » disturbance. ' ?'?',...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

Business Notices. LEATHER - - ,, ? - . ., . :.:????? ' WA R..,EvS^.:' ? ^ ? .. /' !).-: -,11.11. ,vi '.?* . J?OE REALLY FLKST - CLASS ''''.. BOOTS AND SHOES \ ' . TO SUIT ALL TASTES, you cannot do better than give the LEVEN BOOT MAET A call before purchasing ehe'vhere. You will also find an excellent assortment of ENGLISH AND COLONI-AIi SADDLERY, ALL AT SPECIAL - '; Wholesale Prices for Spot Cash. \ F. BARNES, REIBEY ST., ULVERSTONE

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A MESSAGE FROM MR CHAMBERLAIN. CONGRATULATIONS OF BRITAIN. Melbourne, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

A MESSAGE FROM MR - CHAM BERLAIN. CONGBATULATIONS'OF. BEITAIN. Molbourne, Sunday. _ The Governor (Lord Brassey) has re ceived a cable from Mr Joseph Chamber lain', Secretary of State for the Colonies, conveying the congratulations _ of Her Majest3''s Government on the result of the Premiers' Federal Conference.

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THE LONDON PRESS EULOGISTIC. A NAME FOR THE FEDERAL CAPITAL. London, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

THE LONDON PRESS EULOGISTIC. A NAME FOR THE FEDERAL i ^.CAPITAL.. i iLondon, 'February 5. - The London newspapers generally enlo gise the result of the Australian Premiers' Federal Conference in Melbourne. ' St. James' Gazette' says ; it will be a terrible disappointment if the Australians neglect the jresent unparalleled opportunity of -. \\- '-'.'..'? creating a stately and beautiful federal capital, and suggests that the city be given the- name 'Brittonnia.'

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 6 February 1899

News in Brief. i ? ' ♦ ? ' _? . r- ? ? r ? W.C.T.U. Convention opens in Laun ccston on March 19 and will be continued till 24th. v ... „ ., t .^ ' William- Burke, arrested at Devonport and conveyed to Launccston on ,a charge of leaving his wife at Launccston without means of support ordered to pay her 5s per week. - Victorian revenue for January £582,209, being £4,990 less than January of last year. ? Miss Olga Nethersole, the well-known actress, has' inherited £40,000. — — - He — ' What a 'liquid voice your 'wife has.' Hubby — ' Yes, it .never dries up.' ? Good progress being made on North Lyell Railway line to Macquarie (Kelly's Basin). Over 300 navvies employed. West Australian revenue for January was £193,557,' as compared with £222,828 for January of last year. At special meeting of Strahan Marine Board on Thursday, the recommendations of Mr Napier Bell for improving Mac quarie Harbor wore adopted. Mr John Barrowman, of New Zealand, has been appointed inspector and manager of ....

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