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Finances of Public Bodies. (From Yesterday's "Gazette.") LATROBE MAIN ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
Finances of Public Bodies. » (From Yesterday's ' Gazette.') LATROBE MAIN ROAD BOARD. Abstract of accounts for year ending 81st December, 1898 :— Receipts. ? '' f\ r- f ', , - JE',8/ d Balance from last account ... 19 '13 ' 2 Advances by Treasury; on ao- - count of current year ... 38 11 6 £48 8 8 EXPKNDmjEK. Boaa,'Latrobe (Mersey Bridge) - - * * *'* ; to Sassafras: labor, mate-. ,/ -, , rials, etc. ? \ ... 88 3 5 Exchongo on cheque ... ... 0 0 6 Balance to next account ... 9 19 9 ' £48 8 8
HOBART STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
? . i - HOBART STOCK SALES. The following soles were effected at the Hobart slaughter-yards on Monday : — Roberts and Co.— 8 cattle, £8/15/ to £7/17/6; 8 ditto, £9 to £5/15/; 6 ditto, £11 to £7/17/6; 92 Merinos, 7/6 to to 7/3; 70 ditto, 7/6 to 6/9 ; 86 ditto, 8/6 ; 8 cross breds, 18/6 to 11/3; 10 lambs, 10/6 to 9/9; 7 hoggets, 9/3 to 9/ ; 7 crossbreds. 14/3 to to 9/3 ; 12 lambs, 9/ ; 14 Merinos, 8/ to 6/9: 2 lambs, 11/; 10 cross-breds, 10/6; 20 lambs, 12/9 ; 80 Merinos. 11/ to 11/3 ; 20 lambs, 11/; 2 crossbreds, 10/6; 12 hunbs, 10/9 ; 7 ditto, 7/8 ; 21 she.ep, 7/9 to to 6/9; 12 lambs, 13/; 75 sheep', 14/9 ; 8 sheep, 13/9; 20 lambs, 13/9; 10 cross breds, 12/6; 30 Iambs, 10/9; '5 porkers, 29/6 to £2/6/. Beef, 8Jd. By J. W. Abbott— 1 cow, £5/6/ ; 2 cows, £7/15/, £5/10/; 6 bullocks, £11/7/6 to £9/2/6: 1 cow, £7/15/ ; 6 cross-breds, 12/; 38 lambs, 10/6 to 9/9 ; 6 Merinos, 8/6 ; 18 lambs, 10/ to 9/9; 10ditto.il/; 82 Merinos, 7/6 ; 40 crossbreds, 13/9; 40 Merinos, 8/6; 12 lambs, 8/6.
EMU BAY PRODUCE MARKET. Burnie, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
EMU BAY PRODUCE MABKET. Burnie, Tuesday. Though to-day was quiet, there are again signs of approaching activity in the local .produce market. Arrivals to-day were over 150 bags. Tho market opened at about ~£4, but various rumors afloat regarding the result of last week's ship ment to Sydney had a weakening effect, and this afternoon quotations ranged from £8/5/ to £3/15/. The Easby is expected to call to-morrow, and the THni on Thurs day. It is expected that about 600 bags will go forward for Sydney. There is( practically no business being done in other lines. . . ? . ? ...
THE SIDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. ARRIVAL OF THE TEKAPO AND GLAUCUS. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT £6/10/. A FALL TO £5/10/ EXPECTED. Sydney. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
THE SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. OUR SPECIAL REPORT. ABRIVAL OF THE TEKAPO , AND GLAUCUS. POTATO MARKET OPENS AT £6/10/. A FALL TO. £5/Io/ EXPECTED., Svdnnv. '? Mnndav: *- Business in Sussex street continues quiet, and all kinds of produce have a lowering tendency. Over 8,000 bags of oats were submitted ,iby - auction at Kethel's . wharf, Sussex ' street, Belling from 1/9 to 2/, and, Cape barley at 2/3. There is a good supply of forage at Bedfern. Chaff is easier, selling to £2/10/. About 406 bags local potatoes sold at an average of 6/ per cwt. The Tekapo and Glaucus are both discharging cargo from the N.W. Coast. The potato market opened at £6/10/, but buyers are only offering £6, which it is expected will be the top price to-morrow. The Glaucus berthed at Kethel's wharf, and some dis satisfaction is expressed by consignees at the change from Russell's wharf. Straw is plentiful. Bran is Belling at 7$d, pol lard at 9d, 'Warrnambool potatoes £5 and downwards. Farmers are advised to ship, ...
Road Trusts. KENTISH PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
Road Trusts. KENTISH PLAINS. ' The monthly meeting of the Kentish Plains Road Trust was held at Wilson's Hotel, Sheffield, on Saturday, evening. There were present : — Messrs W. R. Jones (chairman), T. Jubb, J. B. Mason, and J. Boutcher. Apologies were received from Messrs G. Dyer and W. Mihie. It was decided to repair a hole in cul vert on Nook road at once. ' Payments wero passed for work done on the £for£ system as follows :— Bridge over the Dasher leading to Paradise, £35; road leading to Strawberry's, Hethering ton's and others, £35 12s 9d ; road leading to W. Morns', £37 ; road to Charleston's, Arnott's and others, £35. This' was the only business transacted, owing to all the trustees being busy har vesting. '
A CURIOUS MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
A CURIOUS MATCH. The .following .interesting extract is taken from the 'European Magazine,' August,. 1796:— 'A cricket match was played on 9th August between eleven Greenwich pensioners with 'one leg against cloven with one arm for one thousand guineas, at the new cricket eround. MontDellier cordons. Walworth. About 9 o'clock tho men arrived in three Greenwich stages. About 12 the wickets were pitched and the match commenced. Those with but one leg had the first innings, and got 93 runs; those with but one arm got but 42 runs during their innings. The one-legs commenced their second innings, and six were bowled oui after they got 60 runs, so that they left off 111 more than those with one arm. Nest morning the match was played out, and the men with one leg beat the ' one-arms by 103 runnings. - After the match was finished the eleven one-legged men ran a sweepstakes of 100 yards distance for 20 guineas, and the three first had prizes.' '
NEW ZEALAND V. TASMANIA. Hobart, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
NEW ZEALAND V. TASMANIA.' ' * Hobart, Monday. The team of New' Zealand cricketers opened their ^our at Hobart to-day by playing a teamrepresenting Southern Tas mania. The visitors batted first, and were all dismissed for 335. When stumps were drawn'for'the'day'the home 'team had lost 2 wickets for 72 runs. Hobart, Tuesday. The cricket match New Zealand v. Southern Tasmania was resumed to-day. At the luncheon hour the home team hod put together 210 for the loss of 2 wickets. After lunch runs came rather freely. The innings of the home team closed for 843, or eight runs ahead of the visitors. In their second innings the New Zealanders again commenced well, the score being 158 for 8 wickets when stumps were drawn for the day.
A HURDLE RACER KILLED. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
A HURDLE RACER KILLED, y . ,:: Launceston, Monday. . The well-known hurdle racer 'Break o' Day, owned by Mr R. G. Talbot,iwas killed this morning.. ,? ' . * While being exer cised at ?Newnham,;: the ''. saddle 'slipped, which' caused the rider to'.fall; off, and the animal bolted. and *ran;'int'oa fence, rip-' his side open.' ?? i, ;.: --.','.
T.T.C. SCRATCHINGS. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
T.T.C.SCRATCHINGS. ' Launceston, Monday. The following scratclungs m connec tion with the T.T.C. races,' to be held on Thursday next, were announced to-day: — Launceston Cup — Tepookana, Eileen More. All 'engagements — Braernar Break o' Day,' Wild Raven, Campaign Flying Stakes— Aranoc. Launceston, Tuesday. The following additional scratchlngs were announced to-day for the T.T.C. Meeting : — Invcresk Stakes — Sirdar. Launceston Cup — Tamino, Campaign, Scotchman, Wild Raven, Trendle, Tee pookana, Fassiforn, Sentinel, De Vere, 'First Mate, Water Nymph, Eileen More, Rapid, Braemar. High-weight Handicap — Marino, Break o' Day. Mowbray Hurdle Race— Hero. Trial Stakes— Sen- tinel. Flying Stakes— Bettina, Aranoc. Steeplechase — Urio, Hermitage. T.T.C. Handicap— DeVere. All engagements— Braemar, Break o' Day, 'Wild Raven, Campaign, Hero, Bettina, Sentinel.
THE NEW RECORDER. CONDUCTS HIS FIRST COURT. Launceston, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
THE .NEW RECORDER. CONDUCTS HIS FIRST'COURT. Launceston, Tuesday. Mr E. D. Dobbie, tho new Commissioner and Recorder for the North, commenced his duties this morning by presiding at the sitting of tho Court of Bequests. The Hon Geo. Collins, M.L.C., on behalfpf tho legal profession in the north, heartily welcomed Mr Dobbio, and said that it was satisfactory to know that more perfect judicial arrangements were to rule in the north for the future. Mr Dobbie, in reply, said he heartily appreciated the welcome which had been tendered to him, and would always strive to dispenso justice in all cases without fear, favor, or influence.
THE BELMONT ROAD. DEPUTATION TO THE PREMIER. Launceston, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times — 8 February 1899
''?''??:, THE^BELMONT ;i ROAD. ; j DEPUTATION! TO iTHE. PREMIER^' '- .??:?'.?,?'?, -it. ;'-,':Jjaunceston^ilbnday.'; ' Mr.A; R. Fowler, M.H.A., to-day intro duced,,* a v deputation to the Premier, and urged' that; the main road through the Belmoht mineral field be completed at once. It was pointed out by the deputa tionists that the Shepherd and Murphy Tin Mining Company had given .£150 to wards the road, and had .£1,000 worth of machinery ready to go to the mine, but could not get it there owing to the bad state of the road. It was also shown that about 1,000 acres of land had been token up in the district. The Premier promised to give the matter favorable considera tion. ',',';, ?;/ ' Launceston, Tuesday. Mr A. R. Fowler, M.H.A., received a telegram from Sir Edward Braddon this afternoon stating that the expenditure of a sum of .£206 had been sanctioned for the completion of the Belmont road, and that the work would , be proceeded with at once. ,