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The Wellington Times Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 14 January 1891
Published Every Vredm;filay and Saturday. WEDNESDAY, .TAA't/JIlTl-l, 1SB1. ? -«- ? We doubt if! any discovery lins caused more world-wido interest, or Its development awaited with greater nnxlety, than Dr. Koch's reported specific for curing consump tion by inoculation. Tho telegrams received from time to llmo lmvo failed to give renders au Idea of tho exact nnlurc of the great dis covery, or a clear account of its effects when applied ; and as the latest English papers to hand contain lengthy and reliable particulars concerning tho discovery, we tnko the first opportunity of placing before our renders me suostanco or. mem. Hie euro is not one of bacilli killing bacilli— as many of us have been led to suppose — at nny Kite, not in n direct manner. 1 t seems tho lymph is n sort ot specific. Thbiusijliiy human being hardly responds to it, and' the same holds good when there is no tuberculosis, but it Is very different when tuberculosis exist*. Various symptoms arc soon sot up— these d...
N.W. Coast Exploration. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 14 January 1891
N.W, Coast ' Exploration. » Mr. S. B. Emmett, of Circular Head, re- cently forwarded the following letter to a Hobart contemporary : — On the 2nd of December 1 crossed the Norfolk Range on the way to the coast at the Whales Head, and was glad to find on arrival at the hut that the materials for the new bridge over the Lagoon River were being conveyed to the site, so that work can be carried ot im- mediately after the Christmas holidays. The old bridge was carried away by floods two years ago, and the want of some means of crossing with cattle during the interval of its re-erection has been much felt by numerous travellers to the Corinna. Some other useful jobs were also contemplated such as culverts over dangerous creeks between the Lagoon River and the Arthur. Several new wire fences have been recently put up on the line of route, in order to mark the division or boundary of tho various cattle runs, at Sandy Cape, Whale's Head and Sudown Creek, so that all the coast line from the A...
General Information. POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
(nciicnil Inloriiiatioii. POST OFI'TOB IIHQULATIOKS. NirwflPAPKlis, — Tusinanian uewximpurH go free within llio colony, or to nny Australian colony nml New Zealand, If posted within Rovcn days nftor publication ; over seven daye, half-penny each. Tnstmminu iioh's pa)icrs for jjlucos outside Hie colonies, half penny eaclt ; ro-posicil mtcrcoluuiai or forclRil newspapers, linlt-pouny eneh ; balk (innicUof uotrsixipors pouted by miypubliiiliur or nowsvendor, ./I per lb, l'OBTCAitDS to nny of Iho AustrnliiHlan colonies, ,/l each j 1-iG rent Hrlttnlit./2 each. 1'OSTAOB Kebb, — IiOltora nnd pnokots must bo prepaid by stamps ; those to be left till called for, or for delivery within the snma town, must bear n ponny stamp for ovury linlf-ounca ; Inland nnd Intercolonial letters, ,/2 for ovory half-ounco ) letlers for United Kingdom, for every linlf-ouncc,./2j by any route j packets ocoiitnlnhur gold, ./2 por euneo. Itc-dlreolctl Corrcsponilencc. — Inlaud letter, ,/2 each ) Iiitercoloninl le...
A NEW SIGNALLING SYSTEM FOR THE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
A NEW SIGNALLING SYSTEM Poll THE NAW. The 'Central News'' is enabled lo slatu that the Admiralty have definitely adopted into the service tho engine-room telegraph nnd electric signalling system known as Willis's patent, which will replace the uieclmiiieal system now in use. Tlio Willis's nrrnngemenl wns subjected lo the roughest practical test beforo Us adoption, both on laud and at ma. and was the only invention which met every requirement, ami success fully Blood every condition of the service. All the new slilpa and vessels re-llttcd will bo Mipplled with Ihcsu liisliimiuufa. In appearance and In linmlllng ||iu ,,cn- electric telegraph Is much llio rauno as Iho old niechniileal system. Its greatest ndriinliuje is that the engineer on receiving nn order at once sends (hu signal back to the ollleer on llio bridge, who is thus assured that his order has lieen correctly ImiisniKtcd nnd understood. The new system u-ill (end largely towards reducing the risk of col llsiniisatsea,
FASTER GUNBOATS FOR FOREIGN SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
I'ASTKU GIMHOATS 1'OB FOREION SU11VIOJJ. An Knjjllsh euiiU'iiipornry says it is tlio intention uf the Admiralty to bring homo all Iliu slow-going uuiibuiils on foreign service on I'umpleUtui of their present commission, nnd lo employ lliem upon coast defenco duly, replacing lliem willi new gun vessels of greater speed nud more powerful arma ments. With this end hi vleiv, tlio l'iginy, slaiiuing 13-5 knots jier hour, rceenlly built ill Khcrncss Duckyard, is lo ho despatuhed to China lo take Iliu place of the Kspolt, whllo one. of her sister shins will bo selected for Iliu relief of the Cockchafer on the same station.
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. ELECTRIC LIGHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. Er,KCTM0 MGHTJNG. Mr Clmrlcs l'olybliinlc, M.K., recently delivered a lecture nt the Scientific Society, liomlon, on 'Jncaudesccnt Lighting.' The lecturer explained llio mode in which the electric light wns produced,- nnd gave Ids experience of Incandescent lighting in the tin sheds at the Kast Dock. The light, lie sIimvl'i], did not pollute the atmosphere, ns it was purer mid cooler than gns. As to the iihm la which it inny lie put, he said prc fently tho Ilarbniir Trust diver would bo ablu to do his work under water when It was d;uk by means of this light.
NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
mws 13 iuum\ The stable of tho Ulvcrutouc Hotel cnuglit fire on Tuesday night and was totally dus troyed ns well its tho coachouso and skittle alley adjoining. Most of the horso feed, clc, in tho stable was saved. J. L, SuUtvau, the American pugilist, who has recently joined the stago, has made definite arrangements to visit Australia in Juno on a theatrical tour. . Chris, Neilson has arrived in Launccston from Sydney. Ho will lake part in tho Hobart uud Lnuiiccstou regattas. Ho has challenged Stephonson of the Jtersoy to row him for £100 n-sldo ou tho Tnmnr, but Stcphtmson has declined. The Commercial Bank of Tasmania has declared a dividend at tho rate of 20 por cent, per annum, n bonus nt tho mto of 24 per cent, per annum, nnd carried forwnrd a balance of X1118/1S/0. Sir. Thomas Barnard, of Windoinere, Until Tamnr, wns gored to death by a bull, on Tuesilny Inst. Ho wns 138 years of nge. Tho k.h. Coogcc has made tho trip from Town I'oint (Luuuceston) to WUHamstown, In 17 hours !I5...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
CRICKET. A cricket match took place at Wnrntahon Thursday, January lo, between Married nnd Single men. The day weather was all that could bo desired nnd a very enjoyable game wns played. After the match a nice tea wns niovlilod bv Mcsditmes Hodirmnu and l'ollnrd ivhich was done ample justice lo and greatly ipprceiatod. The following are the scores : — Single. First Second Innings. Innings. A. Barrett ? 2 lit It. S. Miller ? II .'I IT. Archer ? 2 0 Rev. Lnwthcr ? !! 0 W. Coulter ? t 1 C. Wai-burton ? 0 1 13. Kent ? 10 13 C. Ulackham ... ... 1) 5 0. Seagmvo ? 0 2 J. G. Harris ? IU 0 13. Davis ? SI -I' W. Thome ? 0 0 Byes ? 8 H Total ? 87 87 JfAltniBD. First Second Innings, Innings. Dr. Brewis ? .2 1 W. Hodgninn ? 37 0 11. W. Alford ? 2 0 Cf. Alexander ? 5 5 J. Pollard ? 1 13 Rev. H. Hughes ... 1 0 W. Chnpniau ? 7 ,0 S.Wragg ? 1 0 J. Hutton ? 2 2 W. Risley ? 0 0 B. Goldsmith ? 8 12 J. Lyle ? 1 1 Byes ? 8 Jt Total ? 7.1 '88 Single won by 13 runs. A cricket nintch will be played at Burni...
I.O.O.F. DISTRICT MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
I.O.O.F. DISTRICT MEETING. (ISy Observer). Having bec-ii elected ns delegate fov the Loyal Wellington Lodge, I.O.O.F., M.U., to attend tho quarterly district liicctiii}; ot the Cornwall District, I thought a short account nf inv II wt triii to the Inland country lowu. shlpof Sheffield inleht boot interest in some of your renders. There need be nu ilwerip tlon of the route taken until wo arrive at the' llniltou railway station, us it bus been so often pourtrnved in glowing colours. At Rnllton Mr. Is. Atkinson's brake uwults us, drawn by too strong horses; rather too strong we thought for anything like pace. But wo had not proceeded far before iv; were convinced that they were very mile needed, as the town named after the Knglish city of knives, &c., is situated at a consider able elevation. I was 'informed that we rose, in a distance of seven miles, 900ft. above »ca level. The road h-.vd bceu previously de scribed to me, but its hills, sidings, and deep gorges have lo bo xocu...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
COJIWKRCIAL. ?Very few o£ this season's potatoes are gffc.ritur.jso.. fur. One transaction nt good prices hns come under our notice. A field of about 12 ncrefl, estimated toyield eight toils to .the acre, lias been bought nt £1 per tbn! . Telegraphic ailviccs inform us that prices nre low nt present in Sydney, Tusma nlnus only bringing £2/10/. Prices have de clined nt Hobart, aud potatoes there arc now quoted nt £5. The Lnimeeston market has been. rushed, and prices have dropped from 8/..per oyt. to -i/. and o/. ' ' , .?S '; . *'; ;? ?' '? -':? ?: - '?? . ?? '?'?'? ?
Police Court. Tuesday, January 13. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
1'olice Court. Tuesday, January III. (Before Messrs. A. K. Chapman, S.M., and L. Fleming, J.1'0 James Todd, S. P. JIargetts, llobt. Qulggnn, Thos. Cross, and T. U. Duninni, applied for slaughter-house licenses. The various applications were adjourned as reports ou Iho sites had not been re ceived from the health inspector iu accordance with the bye-laws of tho Wynyard Board oE Health. The Bench remarked Unit the bye-lawn were very stringent, more so than wns necessary in it small township. Kfllin.nL licenses were granted to T. U'Miwray, Commercial Hotel ; J. Unuld, lloyul Hotel; and Mrs. Carroll, Mount Lyell Hotel. The Court then rose.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
NitluM toy Auction. S.W.MARGETTS Lato of Ulverstone, Waratnh, mid Wynyard, HAS pleasure In informiughis former supporters mid the public rgenernlly Hint he has secured those centrally situated promises in St. John-street, Lauuccston, at ?resent occupied by Sire. Jonas, whore ne hopes la commence business on January 6, as nil Auctioneer and Gcncnil Importer, when he will be prepared to conduct sales in any pint of the country, and to receive con signments of produce and merchandise of every description, and as large stocks of furniture and Furnishing Requisites will always bo kept in stock, intending purchasers will line! it worth their while lo look through the Mart before buying elsewhere. Regular weekly sales will be held, and the Mart will be open for private sales and other business from U a.m. till 5 p.m. daily. Sales of Land, Houses, and Scrip will always receive special attention. Present address TltEVAfcLYN. Government Ajlvci'tlneinents Public Works Office, Hobart. TENDERS w...
MINING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
MIXING XEWS. » ? LMining mnungora are respectfully re quested to 'forward their reports as early as possible. Any Hums ot news for Insertion under this heading will bu thankfully re ceived.] J i he assays that arc uindo from time to time of samples of oro from tho West Coast Silver Fields nro re/stilting in proving that very rich stone uxists in all parts. Last Issue we gave the result of assays of lioazlewood stulf and wu have since received advice of the result of assays of ore from the Silver Queen Mine. The assays, which wero made in Sydney at tlio Clyde Smelting Works, give lliu following splendid returns : AVuighl. Silver. Lead. .. ,, toiiB. oz. percent. Kaolin oru ... fiS 2i.'t 10 Cnrbonnto ore ... .'Hi l(jl .(7 Galena oru ... as 72 ,-„-, It has been decided to nccept the offer of n aielboiirne Byndicale to float the South Dnndns into u new company with a capital of B0.000 iu 100,000 .shares of 10/. each. 2,-.,O0O shares paid up to »/. nre to bo allotted to shareholders of th...
Court of Requests. Tuesday, January 13. (Before Mr. A. K. Chapman, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
Court «*' Iteiiueatfti. Tuesday, January 18. f More Mr. A. K. Chapman, S.M.) W. Oaruor v. E. Alexander, claim for £2/17/11, balance of account for goods sold and delivered. On oue account of £2/10/., tho plaintiff was non-suited because the items were not given in ,tho account, nnd a verdict for the balance, (1/5, was given. Fleming v. Connors, judgment summons. Goods sold nnd delivered, £5/10/8. Defen dant was ordered to pay £1 ou January 20, anil 7/tS per week until tho amount is paid, in default three weeks' imprisonment. Con siderable amusement was afforded to those ill court by the conduct of defendant. When Ilrst examined he made a very rambling statement ; so much so that the presiding magistrate had to swear him in. The swearing iu was not nn easy matter. Connors strongly objected for a time to kiss tho llible, nudjryratcd about the court in n most innusing nuimicr, which must have severely tried Mr. Chapman's equable tcnnicrninent. However, i Connors gave cviduiiuj on oath,...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.. [By Submamnb Cable.! (l'llOU OUJt OWN OonitBSl'ONDENTS.) VICTORIA. JtELiiouitstiS, Friday. air. Miiuro (Premier) nud Mr, Wrlxon (Attornoy-General) loft by thu Pateena this afternoon to attend tho Feduml Council nt Hobnrt on the 20th lust. At Pmhain last night n man named Tom' Phelun murdered a woman named Itutlou, by cutting her throat from ear to car and afterward* nttompted to commit siilulde. The woman was living with a man named Montuith, a labourer, and Pholan was jealous of his attentions to thu wuinnu Itnlton. Thu woman died almost immediately. Pholan is now iu lliu hospital and Is expected to. re caver.
(Additional to Previous Telegrams). LONDON, JAN. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
(.Additional to Preciout Telegrams). LONDON. JAN. 1.1. The Bovoro winter in England still con tluues, nnd is causing widespread misery and privation. Tho Thnnics is icesbound, nnd the ice on the Serpentine Is Sin. thich. Lntor, Tho weather is now thawing. Tho Emperor of Germany is drafting a scheme for an Intercolonial Conference to consider tho question of a general disarming by nil tho European powers. Tho Welsh colliery owners threaten a look out to bring the strike to a conclusion. Tho prospects of n settlement of the strike on the Scotch railways nro remote. The general feeling iu Great Britain ami Canada towards tho United States over the Behring's Straits in onu of unbelief that the two countries will join for bloodshed over n few sealskins. Tho British Government intend to nppeal to thu Supreme Court of thu United States to test the legality of the seizure of Canadian sealing vessels in tho open sea, with a view of bringing tlio existing dispute over the Behring's Straits sa...
CONVEYANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette — 17 January 1891
CONVEYANCES. llio mail cart (taksng passengers) leaves Stanley for Wynynnl daily at 8 a.m. ; lenving wynynnl ench dny for Stanley nt 8 n.m. Fares 12/. Wiseman's conclies lenvo Wynyanl dally for inverstoilc. at 8-HO n.m.. nml twin ,- «? cavmg Utirnle nt 10 a.m. nnd 5-«0 p.m. 1- arcs— Wynynrd to Ulverstone, 8/.i Wynynrd to Ctirnlo, 8/. j Itiirnio to Ulvuhjtono, 0/. A train leaves JJinnle ench day for Wnmtnh nt 8 a.m., returning f romWarnliih nt 2 p.m. 1 mills leave Ulveintono for Lauiiccston twice daily at fHIOn.ni., and 1%'I5 p.m. _ Notu.— Coaches anil Trains do not rim on Sunday*. The I'.S.N. Co.'s Hlcnincm leave Unrnle every 11 ediiesihiy nftcriioon for Miilbourne, eavlng Welbounw every Sntunhy for lluiiiio, ami leaving IJurnle for Dcvonport mict i.auuceston every .Sunday morning.