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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 31 December 1890
JIIIMilltiN.H X«»(8-'ON. A MERRY CHRISTMAS, 181111. For Cliristn\as Goods go to R I G G S ' S, IHOUXT STREET. THE CHEAPEST ANDBE3T ON TUB COAST. CUKUANTS, KaiRins, l'eol, Sugar, Ten, Coltce, llloo, Mnliioun, Hngo, Salmon, Sardines, Tinned Fruits, Jnmsnnil nil neces saries nml' luxuries, specially reduced for Chistmns.- ' Glnsswnro, Orookerywnrc, Fancy Goods, Axes, HniullcRi llraonis, Tubs mill Itiicltots, M.Ik Dishes, Nulls, Wall l'apers nml otlier articles specially low. Men's Clothing, Huts, Shirts, Sox, Moles, Singlets, l'nnts, Suits, Ties, nt less than wholesale prices for Christmas. Dross Cloods — Cashmeres, Prints, Muslins, Iloxeit Kobcs, 'J'rimmeil anil Uiitrlmnicd Millinery, Embroideries, Itililmns, Luces, Fancy Aprons, Pinafores, Lndles'and I nfailts' Hoot* nml Shoes, Bpleniliilseleotion anil every kind of ilrapury specially reiluecit this month. Twenty per cent saved by purchasing from H. ltioos. ; ' Goods delivered to liny part of the district on receipt of order. Thomas ...
HOBART. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 31 December 1890
IIOIIAKT. Tuesday Night. The ceremony of interment of L'Abbe Jean Cullleret, late chaplain of tho French warship Dubourdien, which took plnco on Snnday, was very Imposing. The deeenscd died on Christmas morning, in tho General / Hospital, wboro ho wus removed from the * man-of-war when visiting this port some days ago. The deceased died from disease of the kidneys; ' ? ?' None of tho bodies of the tho party which left Impression Bay on Christmas morning have yet been found nnd it is fcaictl thnt they have been drowned. The boat hns beon found bottom up. A search party is now out with grappling irons. The names of the ilvo persons who were in tho boat nre— Alico M'Donnld, Rose Jones, James Jones, Joseph Itennlc, nnd Michael M'Donnld, nil renidcnti of PjIcc'b Bay.
A Strange Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 31 December 1890
A Strange Experience. ?It wan a lovely mumnor'H evonlng, Tho bun liml sunk to re-it, lint this radiance of -,u ruddy glow yet ling'orod* in tlio sky, ,011(1 Idled tilo horizon willi ft golden hnlo (if light. Tho 'soft twilturiugs of tho birds weru becoming gradually fainter mul fain ter, mid that stillness which marks tlio oIoho of a warm (Iny in Hummoi'-limo was asserting its Bjlont reign. Tlio ponoo of Niiluro did nob find nil echo in our hearts as wo sat in tho minion arbour, trying to realise an immediate separation. I was in tlio inviublo position of an ongnguil man, hub our wedding had been iiidollnaloly postponod on nooount of mi unexpected business sum mono to America which promised woll llna'neially ; and, as my brido-oloot would come to mo pcnuiloHH, an incroaso to my iiuoniowas dosirablo in ovory way. Tlio parting wits bitter to mo, more especially as slid appearod to regard it with n superstitious dread. To-night, as I htld hor to mo, I realisod how lragilo,' almost ethe...
Stanley Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 31 December 1890
Stanley Sports. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS) The Amateur Athletic Sports held on the &nbsp; Cricket-ground on Saturday last, passed off very well. There was a good attendance, and some of the events were very well con- tested. The chopping match, which caused considerable excitement, was won by W. Harnett, and tho sawing match by S. Wil- liams. The following are the results of the &nbsp; princievents : — &nbsp; 100yds. For Youths under 18 yenrs. First 12/6, second 5/, C. Clampett 1, L. Dobson 2. 150yds.. Champion. For residents of three &nbsp; months in the district.' First, a sllver- mounted Melodeon, vale £2/2, nnd 10/., second 15/,, third !-/. H. Ferguson. 1, J. Anthony 2, C. Clampitt 8. 150yds. Handicap. First 15/, second '5/., third 2/6: F. Horton, scratch, 1 ; J. Smith, 4yds, 2 ;A. Gmbb, 10yds, 3. &nbsp; Half-mile Handicap. Open to all. First prize, 20/.; second, 10/.; third 5/. C. Clampett, scratch, 1. H. Adams, 20 yds., 2. J, Corcoran...
YANKEE YARNS. THE ROMANCE OF A COUNTRY SHOW. I. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
YANKEE YARNS. THE E0MAN0E OF A COUNTRY 'SHOW. , , , I. I liko all kinds of bIiows protty ?woll, but most of all I think I liko a country show, because it is so curious. I strolled into ono tho other morning, in a blase way, and tho first thing that struck mo was the fat woman. That is the way I liko women. She did not regard mo with displeasure. Indeed, I observed many little coquettish evidences of a doBiro on her part to break tho ice. 'With her weight sho seemed calculated to break it if Bho folt liko it. Sho was a blondo, with natural, sunny curls. Sho had generous dimploB in her cheeks. Her form was amnlo. For one constructed on so largo a plan her loot ware small, and they twinkled under hor short but modes t skirts with considerable fas cination. She woro a rod dress that morning, which did not lessen the gouotnl effect. n. I approaohed with ease and sang froid, but with the Eoarccly-concealed eonsoiousneBS of tho power to conquer. I raised my hat. She smiled. It was like tho...
Fun and Fancy. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
Fun and Fancy. Bars to matrimony — Tho front gato. An oloo' io spark — Making love by tolo graph. Tho only thing which beats a good wifo is a bad husband. Gossip has been aptly defined as putting two and two together nnd making it five. Botanist: 'This, Miss Harlem, is a to bacco plant.' Miss Harlem : ' How interest ing! and when docs it begin to boar ci garottos ?' ' This is a nico horse you sold me,' said Smggs. ' Why, Jus ribs aro coming out of his Bidos.' ' Woll,' roplied tho denier, ' you couldn't expoot thorn to como out anywhere olso, could you ?' Florenco (six years old) : ' Mamma, do dogs go' lniuriou?' Mother: 'No, my dear.' Florrio: 'Thon whnt right has Hark to growl nt Jennie when tlioy aro eating tlioir breakfast ?' Proprietor (Turkish, baths) : ' That man who just wont out didn't npponr to bo in good humour. Did ho get his money's worth?' Attendant : ' Oh, j-is, sir, wo mudo him howl loik a cat I' Boy : ' Mamma, am I in ado out of onions, cage, sorrol, and broad crumbs...
Excursions. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
Excursions, Tho Wnkcflohl ran nn excursion from 'Stanley nnd Uurnie to the Mersey Ilegnttn, nnd wns well patronised f.iom both places. Tho wuillicr was fliioatid (lie trip a pleasant one. Thu Wakellcld returned to both ports the same night, A considerable number number of persons availed themselves oE Iho opportunity of taking n rim |inlo the country', nnd the several picnics which were organised resulted in n very pleasant dtiy'H outing'.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
COMMERCIAL. There is nothing to report locally in the produce market, as tho holidays hnve inter fered with business. From tho ' North West Post ' wo learn that prime old wheat is worth 1/2 for a lip top sample. Ordinary feed oats command 1/2}, uiid we hear ot transactions at that figure. Chart is in good supply ntl.CS/lo/., bags in. Flour, roller, remains nt.C 11. limn and pollnrd command ./$, nud sharpi ./!! per bushel. No liny is yet to hand, but shortly nfter the holidays we may look for the new season's, which will command from 115/. to 40/. Butter is dull, prime potted only com manding ?./fi. Cheese is worth- ./A. Bacon fetches ./OJ for good ordinary, anil up to ./' for very prime.
Mersey Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
Mersey Regatta. The nniimil Morsey llogalla (writes our correspondent) took plum on Now Year's [Jay, ami, although everything pnssod off vury woll, was not considered ns sucoossful as on previous years, Tho attendance was much less, nnd tho tnkiiigi only e-15, ns against £04 last year. Jinny events foil through owing to mint of ontrlus. The principal event of tho dny, tho Ohnmpiou Fours, wns won by tho Moi^ey crew, Ulvor stono being tioconil, nnd the Tiimnr third. Tho llrst-oluss sailing race wns won by Mr K. a ri filths, of West Dovouport, with Vivid, Mr. H. W. Taylor, of lllveratono, being second.
The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 18[?]1. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
IfiettWitngfon Suites PuMUUcd Jim'j/ V'ednndatj and Saturday. SATL'JIDAY, JAXVAUY 3, ISOt. ? ? .«. ? A JiAlivnr,T.0U8 feat has boon clouded nnd spoilt by petty qunrrelsand personal vanities. We refer to the result, up to the present time, of tho controversy in connection with Mr. if. M. Stanley's recent explorations in Africa — or, more properly speaking, the Kmin I'lishn Iteliet Expedition. Mr. .Stanley, in his book, 'In Darkest Africa,' devoted n chapter to sevoro criticisms on the innction displayed by to rear guard wh'ich was left in camp on tho Armvini Iiivur,iuiider the com Illalllt! Ul JUllJIH IJill I I'JUM) j.1) Mill I- 1U IUIIJT march was commenced through the almost impenetrable forests, wlierejrV was discovered a race of pigmies, whose existence was up lo that time unknown, of . wjijch march nn interesting record is given ..in Mr. Stanley's. book. Tho story of the rear (.'iiurd , as related by Mr. Mauley, is nut- rip monotonous dis:' lister. ' Jlnjor ll.irlleh.it', wns i-...
Waratah Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
Waratah Sports, — '? — » ? Tlio sports arranged (o take place at ?\Vnmtnh on New Yenrs Day wero not very successful owing to heavy rain falling most of the day, and nlso the short notice given of tho meeting. However the principal events were got off nnd caused considerable interest. Maum and Wilson, who had such a keen struggle in the Boxing Day ShefHcld, again met in tho same race, when tho Victorian defeated tho Bollorive representative. Kvcry credit is due to nil connected with the meet ing for the manner in which it wns carried out. Tho results of tho principal events are ns follow :— BHEFFIEM HANDICAP, lilOyds. Of 25 sova. First prize 1'- sov.-i. : second, 7 sovs ; third, !l K-vs. Entrance, 7/fi ; acceptance, 2/ti. Wilson 1, Maum 2, Thomas !!. wakatah HAjrmoAr, ono mile. First prize, CO ; second, £3 ; third £1. En trance, fi/.; acceptance, 2/. Tye 1 , J. Archer 2, Harley .'I. HEA/.r.EWOOD HANDICAP, -llOyds. First pri/.ei X.~- ; second, £2 j third, £1. Knlrnnci!, 3/.; acceptanc...
RELIGIOUS SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
KXtlfilOVS SKSJVECES. . The following services will he held to morrow : — UNITED METHODIST FBEH CllUItCII. Biirnlo— Hcv. W. V. Smith nt 11, llev. AV. II. Bowe at 7. lloranine's Creek— Mr. W. V. Smith at 8. Stowport— Hov. W. II. Bowe nt 11. Penguin— Uev. W. II. Bowe nt 8, Mr. W. Ar. Smith nt 7. Pincwood— Mr. Owen nt 11, Str. It. Smith nt. 7. ' *? ? Wynyanl— Hcv. T. Ellis nt 11 nnd 7. Cnm ltond— ltev. T. lillis nt 8. Mount Ilicks — Mr. Langhnm nt 8. (lOSl'EI, HAM,; lhirnie.— Sir. ITyiiil, of Melbourne, nt 8 nnd 7. Wynynrd. — Mr. George Grove, nt the Town-hall, at !l and 7.
THE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
THE DINNEH. After Iho ceremony of opening the New Catholic Church a dinner wns given to tlio Archbishop, nnd visiting reverend gentlemen, which took plnce nt the Town Hall nt 2 o'clock. The Uov. Father O'Cnllaghnn occupied the chnir. At his right hnud sat the Archbishop, Mr. J. W. Norton Smith sitting next to his Grace. At the left hand of Father O'Cnllnghan were Hon. Wm. Moore, M.L.C;, Mr. O. J. Mnckonr.ie, M.H.A., Mr. A. K. ? Chapman, S.M., Mr. C. O'Cnllnghan, «T.l\, nnd other gentle men. Fathers Noon, Beechiuor, nnd Cunning ham were present, and also representatives of tlio l'ress. An excellent cold repast was served which wns prepared by Mrs. Thomp son llrowu. After dinner several toasts were proposed and responded to, viz., Tlie V.D.L. Company, coupled with the name of Mr. J. AY. Norton-Smith, The Hon. AYm. Moore, M.L.C., His Grace the Archbishop, Father O'Callaghan, Father Uocehinor, and Father Noon. Tho vnrious toasts wore eloquently proposed and responded to and a most pleas...
New Catholic Church, Burnie. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
New Catljolic Cliurclj, Burnie, Thu ceremony of opening the New Cntholfe Church, nt Biirnie, has boon looked forward to 'for a long time past with considerable interest, and the affair was brought to a consummation on Now Years' Hay. Tho lnrgo increase In the district in tho numbers of members of the ltomau Catholic Church during the hist few yearn, necessitated fho abandonment oil the old church facing Catlcy-slrcet, and In making better provision for the comfort nml accommodation of the members ot tho congregation. Father O'Cnl lnghnn entered strongly into tho scheme some three or four yonrs ngo nnd is to bo congmtulntcd upon tha splendid success of his efforts. Tho result is the erection of the most commodious and beautiful church along fho Coast — or perhaps miy where outside of T-nunccston nud Hobnrt. The new building is of gothie design nnd is built of brick on cement foundations. There nrc two transepts — one facing tho east and the other the wo t — nnd a commodious chancel. ...
SHIPPING. BURNIE. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
-- SHIPPING... AultlVED. DcoouiborDl.— Wnkollold, b.s., 08 tons, G.. Tuit, from Lnuncoston and Const Ports. ,\ January 'aj-eWnkoHold, b.s., 0!l tons, a. Tnlt,from Stnnloy. SAILED. Dcoombor 81. — Moroton, b.b., i-81 Ions, It. W. Farmor, for West Dovohpbrt nud Lauii ceston. . . December 01.— Wukcflblil, b.b,, D8 ton3,W, Tnlt, for Stnnloy. January 2. — Wnkollohl, b.s., fiS tons, a, Tnlt, for Launceston. Tho s.b. Wukulteld arrived from Liumuoslon mid Const I'orts enrly on Wednesday morning nnd nltor discharging cargo left for Stanley Tho Moreton which nrrlvcil nt this port on Tuesday night from Melbourne via Stunloy, left on Weilncsdny morning for Devonport after discharging a largo cargo hero. Tho following list of passengers from Melbourne wiib omitted from hist issue : — -f r. nnd Mrs. Moore nnd three children, Mr. nnd Mrs. l'nporhngon nnd throe children, Mr. nnd Mrs. Flnillay ; Mcsdumes Weber, M'Cnbc, llussoll, Ilntch, Kenny ; Misses Hovers, Knyser, Findlay, Shcchnn (2), Wcstbrook, ...
Burnie Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 3 January 1891
Burnie Sports, President— Mr. J. W. Norton-Smith, Vice-presidents — Cnpts. James Pnltorson I nnd Willinm Jones, Messrs. A. K. Ohnpninn, ' 0. H. Hnll, 0. K. Shcnnl, W. ILOUlnkor, 1(. Summers, A. Monnlngton, S.' J. Wcstbroolt, R. M. Browne, 0. Jl Harris, nud J. Hnmilton Hoycc. ' '?' ?'? ''''?'' ?' ': '??' Committee— Jtcssrs, J. Wisommi, J. Tong, V. K. Miller, J. W. Smithies, A. E. Harrison, ? R. Biirnle, IV W. Wells, B. J. Tracoy, J. Northrop, W. Whecidon, T. Wlsemnn (trea surer), nnd A. .11. Kilgnr (secretary). ? A.uditora — flicssrs. u o. unrris mni -j. I Hamilton Roycc. I Btavter— jfr. .K W. Wells. I Hnndlcnppers — Messrs. J, Wifieninu, II. I Dowling, nnd J. Bontwright. I Judges — Mcssik. J. Bontwright, J, Wiso I man, nnd V. K. Miller. I The largest nttcu'dnucc (tint lmsyct asscm I bled to witness the annual sports at Uurnlc ? on New Year's Day, on tlio Recrention I ground, mustered on Thursday— upwards of I 1,000 penoiiR being present — and the meet \ ing. was attcmicil wilh tlio ...