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\DII\'0TON POULTRY FVRM. SIITLNGS Or TÖGS TROMTHE

rOLI OWING BREEDS NOW

BEING BOOKLD -

Po»? Comb Brou n Leghorns (from Mrs. Angels lamoua Laying Strain), Buff and ij'ack Orpingtons White Wyandotte«, Alinoicaa, Langahans, and Light Brah- mas Pekin Ducks, and toe Famous Bu£f Orp ngton Ducks

A largo Stock of Buff and Black Orpmg ion Pufiots and Pekin Ducks foi Sale,

Vpplj,

R MILLER AND CO ,

_105 Macquitnc-streot

CHOICE

DELICACIES.

Just Hndel a Parcel of Choice Table Delicacies, as follows - ,

Roaht Towl Roast Turkey. BoiloJ FowJ Roa6t Goose

Goo^e in \spic

Chicken in Aspic, 1/3 per tin

Compressed Pork Sausages, 9d pet tin

W M MURDOCH AND CO,

Wellington House, 123 Liverpool-street

¡TMPORTANT ANNOUN CEMENT

Wo beg to inform the Boot Trade that from this dato oui Boot Uppei Manufac- turing Department is under the manage-

ment ot

ME GEORGE SLY.

Bole PiopriQlor of the firm of B Sly and

Son, Boot Upper Manufacturera,

Haiungton »tieet, flobait

MR SLY S ability m his line of busi

ness is nell and favourably knottu to the wade

li« »ill be glad to see all old customers

A P BURRo"ws" AND MEEK,

103 Elizabeth-street

ALLEN'S

"KASKARA-PRUNE" COMPOUND,

The Renowned Tîemedy for LIVER AND KIDNLY COMPLAINTS, CONSTIPA- TION, BILIOUSNESS, SICK HLAD ACHL, INDIGESTION, and all StomacU Troubles eau now be had from all Chemists and Medicino Vendo-J lu

Tasmania

li. 2/6 Bottle Saves a Doetoi's Fee, and

Pro\ ents a Chrome Illness

Get ALLEN'S KASKAKA PRUNE '

COMPOUND, and Don't be Bluffed

[ holesale Felton, Grimwade and <,o,

.Melbourne

Testimonials can be soon at IRELAND AïsD CU S. Murray-st, Hobart, Whole- sale Agente POSI1IVELY PREVENTS SJMSICKNESS

BISMARCK POTATOES.

WE HAVE BUYING ORDEES.

HIGHEST PRICE GIVEN.

WEITE US FOB PARTICULAR».

FERGUSON AND CO,.

10 Hurray-rtraat,

_ Hobart_

SEE that you get nothing but Hutton'«

"Pineapple' Bacon. First and Champion Prize

B

ILL OF SALE AND WILL FORMS

OBTAINABLE AT

THE MEBCUEY OFFICE.

BUSINESS NOTICES.

SOME RARE BARGAINS

AT

FITZGERALDS:

THE BUSIEST STORE IN HOBART.

A BIG

DEAL IN JACKETS.

,,A11 samplos.

German manufacture Bought at

. An enormous discount. Very high class. No two alike.

London soiling prices Ranged from 3U/ to 00/. AVe Uavo marked

These dainty goods From 10/6 to 30/. Much less

Thau half-prices. No such chance

Ever offorod before To Jacket ? buyers, As these aro

Unquestionably

A" very ehoico lot. Como quickly to

FITZGERALD'S. A BIG

DEAL IN CLOAKS.

Cravonette Cloaks.

German manufacture. All samples.

No two alike.

Astounding bargains.

London prices 42/ to 84/. Our prices 18/6 to 40/. A splendid purchase That will earn For us

No. end of kudos

As cloak 6pociul:sts. Never belora

In our remembrance . Have such values t Boen ''offered,

i There is money

In this ofl'eriug To any lady , AYho requires

A Cravonette Cloak.

FITZGERALD'S. JUTE

SQUARES.

Probably

No inexpensive carpet Wears bettor

Tlinn a jute square. Our prices,

Always the lowest, Are just now

Lower than usual. As witness

2x2 Squares, 3/6, 3/0, 5/. 2 x 2£ Squares, 4/0, C/9. 2x3 Squares, 5/0, 0/6.

2i x 3 Squares, 6/0, 10/, 11/9. 3x3 Squares, 8/, 11/9.

3 x 31 Squares, 9/6, 14/6.

3x4 Squares, 10/6,15/, 18/.

3i x 4 Squares, 12/6,18/6.25/. 4x4 Squares, 14/9,21/, 25/.

4 k 41 Squares, 16/6, 13/9,29/. 4 x 5 Squares, 17/6, 23/6,30/. Above sizes are

?'^¿?''T^ïtÎF ï*Jïi3ruï<jfcfcefc: " " '?"*' ' '":>- ? * fi^»si^i3ÍUAllgui»*'oiit

Thó'room's measure, And . wo-will . Toll you

Tho size square You require.

FITZGERALD'S,

THE SALE OF DOWN GUILTS.

. Big Business ' Yesterday. -

Eagor buyers.

Absurd prices. Never so low Before

In Hobart. Only fancy

Small Down Quilts 1/9. ** Singlo Bed size 3/3.

Double Bed size 7/6. Satin covered 18/6. O vor two hundred Handsome! quilts, Cleverly covered, In the newest Art Coverings,

f Fully one-third

Under usual prices. Country buyers Should state . Size and price

From-list published. Certain satisfaction Guaranteed at

FITZGERALD'S. PYJAMA SUITS.

" The day of

The nightshirt Has passed,

Never to .return.

No ono laments it, For, in its stead,

There has arisen. \¡ The Pyjama

As a sleeping suit. ' Pyjamas aro better Every way. ;

'j We have Pyjamas

/ From 2/3 to 13/.the suit. , . Somo are] flannelet,

Some Merino' flannel. The St. Albans,. N The Arizona,

The Gainsboro, Tho San Remo,

The Albermarle, ' The Kimbolton, Tho Selkirk, ?

Are favourite shapes. . , Some Johnnies

Prefer ...

The Albermarle, f While others

Swc<ar by

The Arizona.

FITZGERALD'S. MEN'S - LINEN

COLLARS.

Many men,

Many minds.

But what sort Of a mind

Must the. man. have -Who deliberately ' Fays one shilling . For a collar

Ho:ban buy. elsewhere

. /For- ninepence? -

Certainly

: Not an economical

Mind.

We sell

AU linen collars . .For ninepence.

Every atom as good As the mercers sell For one shilling. "Wo stock '

i Eveçy favourite shape.

You see,

In our business methods There is no room For fancy prices. No opportunity For extortion.

FITZGERALD'S.

THE BUSIEST STOEE IN HOBAKT,

BUSINESS N0TICE3.

OUR

BATH HEATERS

Give a Hot Bath in 3 minutes at a

cost of a shovel ol chips.

THE PRICE'IS SMALL: ' THE COMFORT,* GREAT,

NO ONE SHOULD BE WITHOUT A

TlflARSH J3ATH JJEATER.

SEE OUR WORKING MODEL. Fall particulars on Application.

OIL AND FUEL STOVB3

ALL HEATING PURPOSES.

BL". J. MARSH & C°-j

MURRAY AND COLLINS STREETS. T A D I E S ' TAILORING.

J. R. MATHER

AND SON,

97 LIVERPOOL-STREET,

NOTIFY THAT THEIR CUTTER, RE- CENTLY FROM LONDON and PARIS, IS VERY SUCCESSFUL IN FITTING

LADIES' RIDINO HABITS ' AND

WALKING COSTUMES.

a?4

RISBY, BROS..

HOBART.

for Superior Quality Box Frames anil Sashes, Doors, Mantels, and Aichitraves. Wo aio Manufactúrela ot all kinds of Joinery.

Building Material of Every Description m block at the Lowest Possible Rates.

ESTIMATES GIVEN.

Country Orders, Given Quick Despatch.

VST C7 G R U B B,

PRODUCE, SEED, WOOD AND COAL

MERCHANT,

COMMISSION AGENT.

New Season'b Seeds now m (Nimmo and Blair'e). Peas: Daisy, Stratagem, etc. Flower Seeds. Tho wonderful North Star Potato on sale. Bonedust, and all kinds of produce on hand.

W. C. GRUBB. 11 Morrieon-st., Hobart.

C2 'H. ' B U R K O W S.

NEW TOWN TANNERY,

RISDON HOAD. NEW TOWN.

CASH PURCHASER at highest rates, Kangaroo, Wallaby, and Opossum Steins.

TUEW FARMLAND GARDEN SEEDS.

Wo havo just landed a larg? "¿ml Up-to Date Shipment of This Season's Broad Leaf Essox Rape, Mangold, and Carrot Seed, all vanoties; Lucernes, Clovers, and Grass Seed. Alsot high-class Vegetable

Seeds of all the latest vanoties.

H. YOUNG AND CO., 8 and 12 Murray-street.

-MR. FORD'S RED

XTX RUBBING BOTTLE.

A Splendid Remedy for Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Stiff Neck, etc., etc. .

MANUFACTURER:

J. A. CRISP, BATTERY POINT. AGENTS-City-Mr. W. J. Clewer.

Beaconsfield-Mr. D'Argaville.

Queenstown-Mr. J. D. Macfarlane. Zeehan-Mr. M. Rushton.

New Nortolk-Mr. T. F. Brown.

Adelaide-Messrs. Faulding and Co.

Launceston-Mr. C. J. Mill«._

BUSINESS DIRECTORY.

BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS, AND

BRICKMAKERS.

CHEVERTON, W. H., Collins-streot. DUFF, ROBERT, Commercial-road. STABB BROS., Colhns-stioct.

BUTCHERS, SMALLGOODSMEN.

HIGGINS, H., 82 and 94 Elizabeth-street.

COACHBUILDERS AND GENERAL

BLACKSMITHS.

MATHERS & GRUBB, 255 Liverpool-st. CYCLE & TYRE MANUFACTURERS. KING, T. S., 133 Elizabeth-street,

CABINETMAKERS & FURNISHERS.

WHITESIDES & SON, 40, 42 Liverp'1-st.

GASFITTERS,"PLUMBERS, AND

.ELECTRIC BELLS.

BATES, W., 183 Elizabeth-atreet.

GENERAL IRONMONGERS.

CANE, T. J. and CO., 60 Elizabeth-street. DAVIS. CHARLES, 21 Elizabeth-street. MARSH, H. J. and CO., Mui ray-street.

_EDUCATIONAL._ HARRINGTON SCHOOL. Harrington

street.-Work will be leouined alter the Easter Holidays on MONDAY, Ma) 1. Vacancies toi Foui Pupils. Testimo- nials from Pareuts and Einplojers on ap. plication. C. GRUNCELL, Principal. 1119 Bathurst-street._

ESLIE HOUSL SCHOOL.

L

F:

BOYS AND GIRLS.

BOARDERS AND DAY SCHOLARS.

Large, airy, well-lighted classrooms. - Well-equippud Laboratory.

Large Staff. Small Classes.

Completo personal supervision.

Kindergarten under a trained teacher.

Prepaiation for the University and Professional or Commercial Life.

PROSPECTUS at WALCH'S, or on ap- plication.

NEW TERM begins MONDAY, April 3.

SAMUEL CLEMES,

, _Principal.

RIENDS' HIGH SCHOOL.

FOR'BOYS AND GIRLS.

COMMERCIAL-ROAD, HOBART.

(Established 1887.)

Principal: J. EDGAR SMITH, B.Bc,

with F,onr Assistant Masters and

Six Lady Teachers.

Visiting Teachers for French, Music. Calisthenics, and Carpentry.

The school stands in its own ground ot five acres, and overlooks the city. Ac- commodation for Boarders exceptionally good.

Tao Second Quaiter Commences April

10.

For prospectus, apply to the Principal, or to the Chairman of tho Committee.

J. FRANCIS MATHER,

97 Liverpool-street.

Q

U E E N'S COLLEGE, HOBART.

For Boys and Gula, Boarderb and Day Scholars. From tuuuei garten to Honour Matilculation.

Principal:

ARTHUR A. STEPHENS, B.A. (London).

Pupils are prepaied for the University and Civil Service Examinations, and tot a Commercial lite.

Eight Junior Exhibitions, Six Senior Scholarships, Four A.M.P. Clerkship«, 'Ihres Commonwealth Cleikehips. and Twenty Tasmanian Civil Service Clerk ehips have been »on by Queen s College

Boarders are received at Minallo, Lan*. downe-crescent, and are under the super- vision ot the Principal, two Resident Teachers, and au Expeiieuced La<ly Su- perintendent. Special Terms for Week!) Boarders. )

. BUSINESS NOTICES.

CHAS. DAVIS.

HARDWARE MERCHANT,

HAS AN UP-TO-DATE STOCK OF

PLUNGE BATHS.

in Cast Iron, Galvanised Iron, aud Porec

lain"Enamel,

in 5ft., 5111., and 6ft. Sizes.

LAVATORY BASINS, .

in all Shapes; Sizes, and Colours.

KITCHEN SINKS,

Cast Iron, Galvanised Iron, Delft, and

'. Euamol, iu all tizos.

PEDESTAL- W.C.'s71)1.5TEHNS, SLOP

HOPPERS, and

ALL SANITARY REQUISITES OP

JSVEKY DESCRIPTION.

YOUR INSPECTION INVITED. .

rjAEMPLEMAN & O'DHIEN.

?NEW Ä.

REASON'S

A WOOLLENS.

WE HAVE NOW-OPENED UP A

SPLENDID RANGE OP

COATINGS,

SUITINGS,

and

.TROUSERINGS. ETC.

NEW PATTERN.¿ÖÖK NOW READY.

TEMPLES!AN -

&

O'BRIEN.

THE COLISEUM, 60 LIVERPOÛL-ST.

JODICIAL AND LAW NOTICES.

F

N THE: SUPREME COURT OF

TASMANIA.

LOCAL COURTS ACT JUR1SDICTION.

- Bailiff's Office,

, .- ," , , May 23, 1905.

SHARP (,10HN HENEY) V. ALLPORT

(SIBYL). .' | KIPPAX (E,) Vy THE SAME. ' |

HODGMAN 'AND McCREARY V. THE

SAME. .-,?.

By Virtue of'the «hove Warrants of Execution dated rc-pectively (lio 10th diy of Febiuary. 1905 tho 23:d day or

March 1905 and the 23rd day of May 19(¡5 | consUruclive levies wore made on t.ho 15th

day of May 1905'and on the 23rd day of. May 19Í/5 upon *tlio defendant's right title and interosKunder her late father's will registeied on the 6th day of Febiu

ary 1901) Book 30 Folio 3,897 which I shall , oiiubo to be SOLD:})y-Public Auction at the Supreme" -C0ui£HOir<£-Macquarie^ street Hobart in Tasmania, on THURS- DAY the First day of June 1905 unles-i the above executions bo, previously batis

fiod.

HENRY SHIRLEY, '

Bailiff. ,

MEDICAL. IIHE

/ . OLIDA

; 'REMEDIES ?

For tho Cure of PILES, aro Unequalled SEND FOR PAMPHLET, GIVING A SHORT TREATISE ON THEIR. CAUSE,

AND HOAV TO CURE THEM.

From Our Agents: '.-.'?

A. P.: MILLEE .AND'SON,

HOBART. ; ;- -

F0E ^^c^o^::1^11

TRY OLIDA PILE POWDER.

. FOR' EXTREME ; CÖSTIVENESS,

USE OLIDA PILE! PILLS.

Sole Manufacturers:

THE DOBIE' MEDICINE CO.,

Detroit, Mich,; TJ.S.A.''

rriO LADIES-No need to consult Dou X tors or Chemists. The remedies you require in your own', hands. Write for Valuable Book about yourselves. Posted Free. Mons. GOURAUD.'82 Little Flin ders-Btrcet, Melbourne. ? -

TO MEN. - AVrito for Valuable Book

about yourselves. It contains a full exposition of the Human System, and tub romedics udoptod. Posted Free. Mons. GOURAUD, 82 Little Flindera-st., Melb. MARTIN'S APIOL AND STEEL

PILLS.

A French Remedy for all Irregulari- ties. Thousands of Lcdics always keep n box of Maitin's Pills' in the «house, so that on too first sign of any Irregularity of the System a timely doso may be ad- ministered. Those ivho use them recom- mend them, hence their enormous sala. All Chemists and Stores sell them throughout the World, or post free 5/. --Martin, Chemist. Southampton. Eng.

THE ROYAL KING OF TÎlK

WORLD'S ELECTRIC BELTS l8 THE "EXCELSIOR."

Cures all Weakness, General Debility, etc; is Double tho Power, and Quarter the Price, of others in the markets.

See Saturday's Mercury,' and got a Pamphlet from the Solo South Tas- manian Agent. B. H. RIDER, 141 Collins street, Hobart.

N:

JEWS FROM EPSOM. ON DERBY

DAY not only causes a thrill of in- tense interest among sporting mon, but it causes a flutter ol' excitement throughout England, as many people take an interest in it who, on other occasions, have no sympathy with racing events.- So it is in. casci-i of ¡line«; when strangers are tho victims, wo feel no anxiety, Tjut when a friend or relative is stricken down, we await news, of their progress with im- patient suspense. Many letters of thanks aro ivritton daily by grateful friends, or the sufferers therar-elves, for the benefit received through Holloway'« marvellous medicines. They have beo'n a source of relief in almost every known complaint. Tho Pills give tone to the stomach, in- crease tho appetite, and aid the digestion, whilst the Ointment, when absorbed into tlhe pores, prevents disease from .having a fatal rnfluenco upon tfio system._

LINSEED COMPOUND, The "STôcï

nort Remedy" for Coughs and Colds. Of 38 years' proven efficacy.

LINSEED COMPOUND, The "Stock

' port Remedy" for Coughs and Colds. Gives immédiate relief._

INSEED COMPOUND, The '^Stock -I port Remedy," for Coughs and Colds. Gives immediate relief._ LINSEED COMPOUND, for Coughs

and Colds. Gives instant relief to

Asthma and Bronchitis._.

LINSEED COMPOUND, of 38 years'

proven efficacy, for Coughs, Colds, Aathma. and Bronchitis, otc._.

GOAGULINE. - Transparent Cement

for Broken Articles._ INUM CATHARTICUM PILLS OF -I Mountain Flax. Agreeably \Aperi ent. Worthy of trial. *? \

INSEED COMPOUND.-Tiade Mark

of. Kay's Compound Essence of Lin- seed, for Couchs 'and Colds,

L L

.: "& , BUSINESS NOTICES,?:

?p trîS^Î.IJ H ' ¿,T,' "WELL.

That home of yours will shine if 3 ou fur- nish it here. Good Furnishings do not call for an/extravagant outlay, far from it. Good Triste is uhatüounl*. Buy hore, and you'll appreciate this Store's efforts to próvido the most reliablo things at the most remarkable pi ices.

Handsome Cretonnes, 4d, 41d, 5id, OJd, <ld per yd.

White Nottingham Lace Curtains, 2/3, 2/6, 2/9, 3/, 3/6 pair.

Cream Lace Curtains, 2/11, 3/6, 3/9, 4/6, 5/, 5/6 pair.

"Cream Frilled Nottingham Lace Cur- tains, 8/6, 0/6.

Cieam Madras Muslins, 7id, lOrd, 1/.

Tnssclled Cieam Madras Muslin, 1/3, l/»i, 1/6.

Frilled Madras Muslin, 1/9 per yd., very

wide width.

Chenille and Tapestry Table Covers, 6,11, 7/6, 8/6, 0/6. '

Cream and White Lappet Curtain Mas- lin, 4Jd yd.

36iu. Heavy Jute Carpet, GM, 7jd, 9d, 1/

per yd.

Jute Stair Carpet, 4\d, 6d, 7id, lOld, 1/

per yd.

New and Handsome Designs in Tapestry Carpels, 1/11, 2/3, 2/6, 2/9 yd.

72m. Painted Back Oilcloths, 2/3 yd. Table Oilcloths, 1/2, 1/3, ljl\, 1/0 }d. Unible Oilcloths, 1/0, 1/0, 2/.

American Leather, 1/6, 1/9, 3/1, 2/3.

36in. Coir Matting, Exit a. Thick, Plain and Boulered, 1/6, 1/0 yd. '

Cream Linen Lunch Table Cloths, 2/3, 2/6, 2/11, 3/6. 4/11.

While Linen Serviettes, 3/8, 4/6, 5/6, lo

22/6 dozen.

LADIES' COATS AND JACKETS.

Style is one of tho greatest necessities in the fit of a Lady's Coat. We've got tou many Jackets. We'll take 10/ lor a 21)/ quality now. The'btyle is all there, and the quality fine.

LADIES' MOTOR CAPS.

We mako a speciality of cxclusivene's in every line we undertake, as is shown in our Millinery. When you want ''tome thing different," come to us. Motor Caps and Hats, 4/6 to 7/6.

G. KERR & SONS

IMPORTERS,

_LIVERPOOL-STREET._

BUGGY LAMPS.

BUGGYJLAMFS.

A GRAND DISPLAY

JUST OPENED,

From the Reliablo Makers, HOWES AND BURLEY.

BUGGY LAMPS," Japanned and Nickel,

" fiom 8/6.

PONY-L\MPS, Japanned and Nickel,

from 12/. , , , BUGGY LAMPS, Silver Mounted, with ¿i-' JRatentBolts.,,'* : ->i' .".-< . PONY LAMPSrSïrvorTMounM, with

Patent Bolts. ,

GIG LAMPS, Silver Mounted, with

Patent Bolts. ,

Best Quality and Highest Finish.

Every Description of

CAB, CHAISE CART, GIO, PHAETON,

VAN, and DASH BOARD, LAMPS.

All the above in our DAZZLING DIS-

PLAY OF LAMPWARE, Upstairs in Showroom, AT SPECIAL PRICES.

T. J. CANE & C0-.

LAMP WARE EMPORIUM,

HOBART.

PUBLIC NOTICES.

MOUNT WELLINGTON AERIAL

RA1LAVAY.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that it is the intention of ARNOLD WER- THEIMER, of Bellerive, in Tasmania, to apply to the Parliament of Tasmania during the session to be holden in the your of one thousand nine hundred and five for leave to bring in a Bill, of which the following we tho geneial objects,

namely: -

1. To authorise the said Arnold Wertheimer to construct an aerial or other system of railway for the purpose of carrying passengers to and from the Springs, Mount Wellington, and the Pin- nacle, Mount Wellington.

2. To provide lor a lease of the land necessary for the construction of the said aerial or other system of railway, and to

apply thereto the provisions of the Rail-

ways Clauses Consolidation Act, 1901.

The said Bill will contain all clauses usual in Bills of the like nature, or deem- ed proper for enabling the said Arnold

Wertheimer to carry out the purposes       and objects of the said Bill, and all mat- ters relating thereto.

Dated this 22nd day of May, one thou- sand nine hundred and five.

A. WERTHEIMER.

I DESIRE to THANK the PUBLIC

of Hobait and District for the Cor-

dial Support granted to ino during the j last Ten Years, and to NOTIFY THAT I HAVE DISPOSED OF MY BUSINESS to Mr. R. BARROWS, and trust that the

oamo generous treatment accorded to me |

will be extended to him.

On account of my early Dopartuio for England, ALL ACCOUNTS AGAINST ME MUST BE RENDERED IMMEDI- ATELY, and ALL ACCOUNTS OWING TO ME PAID before 1st June prox.

N

_FRANK HUGHES.

JOT1CB TO BUILDEltá AN,

CONTRACTORS.

McHUGH BROS., Argylo and Davey streets, aio selling Drain Pines and Fit- tings at LOWEST RATES to make room for fresh supplies. Sale now on, so apply early, c/o E. H. WILKINSON.

N.B.-Our Prices for a few months will be unapproachable, so °tep forward.

"RÛÏTGROWERS.- FRUITGROAVERS. F

Consign vour Fruit to

BULLEY BROS.

(G. S. DULL BY). Estab. 12 Years.

Lai goat turnover of Fruit in Queensland.

PROMPTTRETURNS.

Only address:

Roma-sticct Market«, Brisbane.

"lyrOTICE_All Persons Trespassing on 1^1 my Land after this date will be Piosecuted. Signed, Mrs. Mary Jenkins, River Dee._ LADY, self-cured Superfluous flairs,

will forward remedy on receipt 3/6, Posted, 6d. extra. Tonic. 134 Elizabeth et., Melbourne.

_TENDERS._I

rTAENDERS ARE INVITED TILL NOON TUESDAY, 30th Inst., FOR

ALTERATIONS TO PREMISES,

SANDY BAÏ.

No Tender necessarily accepted.

WALKER AND SALIER.

BUSINESS NOTICES.

DO YOU KNOW

THE STORY

'OF THE INTRODUCTION OF SILK

( , . INTO EUROPE? ,

Well, hero it is: -

' Somo 1,500 years ago, , a couple of PERSIAN MONKS -who lind penetrated into CHINA and become acquainted with the SECRET of Silk Production, lound filial the shorl-liU'd StLKWORM would not stand- removal, so i Hey smuggled a SUPPLY-of the EGGS in a BAMEOO into EUROPE, wlioro they wero successfully roaied, thus laying the foundation of the .Al iGHTY .SILK INDUSTRY, and as an outcome of the ENTERPRISE of these Monies,

'BEST'S

aro enabled lo place before you these splendid values in

SILKS.

Black Ginee' Silks, 1/11, 2/6, 2/11, 3/6, to

4/6 per yaid.

Salin Merveilleux Silks, 1/9. 2/, 2/6, 2/11,

to 5/11 per yard.

Surnh Silks, 1/11 to 6/6 per yard.

Then w* hnvo some extremely Hand- , some designs in Black Brocade-.! Silks,

which are l>eiiig asked tor by till the'|

leaders in the fashionable world.

Block Crepe Silk de Cbenes, for Blouses, .''" '1/0 per rand.

.Rich Black Satins, 1/9, 2/6, 2/11, to 6/ per

. fard. , _

But, ni everybody knows, the mnnufac iture of silk is not confined to Europe. The Smart little Japs manufacture a superb line oi 6ilks, which wo slock at very low prices.

? For instance, Black Japanese Silks at I li/. 1/6, 1/11 per ynrtl.

! Then i\o have some most unusual values | J in AVhile and Cream Japanese Silks. Prices 1/ to 3/11 per yard. These are in very wide widths. .

Coloured ,Blous,ing Silks, 1/2V, 1/6, 1,9V ! per yard. '

Coloured Glace Silks, 1/11 and 2/11 per I yard. .

Beautiful qualitv Cream and. Colouied | | Satins, 1/6 to 4/11 per yo rd.

BEST'S ..

FOR

I BLACK DRESSES

AVe have n most varied slock of Black Dress Materials.

Sorgc3 make a really becoming Dress. AVe stock thom from 1/, 1,<8, 1/6,- and 2/ to 3/11 the yard.

Then wo liava a Special line of Mellon Cloths 'and Conway Serges, lOJd, 1/, and 1/2 par yard. Double width.

50-inch wide Satin-faced Cloths, 1/6 and 1/9 per yard, i

Arelictian mid Panne Cloths, 1/6,. 1/11, 2/6, to 4/11 per yard. A-, <-&> ,. ,!-s

- 'Prbtfclf and . English*!&sTioe*tetf,'il?S? 1/0. 2/, to 4/11 per yard. -

Beaulilul Paris i-Costumo Cloths, 3/11 and 4/6 the yard. Nice- silky appear-

ance. ,

Some exclusivo designs in Serviceable I Dress Materials. Robe Lengths only I 21/6, 21/6, to 3T/6 the length.

Then lhere is our Famous Carpet and I Linoleum Stock; our Uniulsomo Wall

| Papers. Come and inspect. .

BEST & CO.

FRUIT TREES.

|B li V I T TREES.

AU Applo3..on Northern Spy Stocks, I 2 yeare old, per thousand, £H0. Pears,

Apricots, Peaches,'other varieties, equally low. _

JOHN LATHAM,

Nurseryman, Hobart.

STRAWBERRY, MELBA-Guaranteed TRUE to Name-7/ per 10D; 50/ per 1,000.

TPLE, PEAR, PEACH, APRICOT, mid other FRUIT TREES. My stock is this season equal to the best produced anywhcie. Acclimatised and freshly lilt- ed to order. No looses. Jonathans, NY, STP, SP, AP, F. Crown, reduced prices for large quantities. Shelter Trees, largo variety. African Box Thorn for Hedges, 7/6 and 10/ per 1,000. Catalogues post tioa. Strawberry, Melba, 5/ per 1O0.

FRANK WALKER, Sandhill Nursery,

Launceston.

ROYAL Sovereign Strawberry Plants';

guaranteed genuino; 10/ per 1,000; 2,6 100. G. E. Propsting, Daniels Bay,

South Bruni.

PRIVATE AND FAMILY HOTELS.

CRITERION, Hotei, St. John-st., Laun-

ceston. Fnvourito Houso for Hobart Visitors. Centrally situated, up-to-date, thoroughly renovated, rc-turnished. Pri- vate sitting-room, lounges. Tariff, 6/. Sample rooms. T. J. O'BYRNE.

CULLENAN'S HOTEL, St. Mary's)

tourists', travellers' tavourito; charming bcenery, lovely drives, St. Mary's i'ass, Falmouth, und Scamander River, ideal health resort. Horses und traps always ou hire. Conveyances meet Hi trains._ HUNTER'S HOTEL, QUEENS

TOWN. - Leading Brick Hotel. , excellent cuisine. Fust-class chof. Well 'ighted Sample Kooins. Porter attends lil' trains. Moderate charges. A. ¿,. I'KKHY, Proprietor._

MAKER'S TALBOT HOTEL. MA.

THIN NA. - Excellent Accomma- dation tor Visitors. Billiards. Larga Hal!. Moderate Tariff.- Coach runs dally aetweou this Ilo'el anil Fingal Station.

rfA H E GRAND HO T E L, A / ' MELBOURNE. .

Beautifully situated in Healthiest part of the City, opposite Parliament House, Government Offices, Fitzroy and Tiea sury Gardens, Electric Light throughout, hydraulic lilts, and all modern consili- ences. -Special Terms ter Families. Ladies and Familie» will bo met at Steamer or Train if previously advised.

BOARD AND RESIDENCE.

»ENDENNIS, Eaglehawk Neck. Ap-

ply, wite or letter, Mrs. W. Smith. VACANCY for ono or two Boarders in

a quiet, Christian family. 5t St. George's-terrace. Really comfortable.

ELECTRO-

PLATING.

Don't . throw away your Old Silver Spoon.«, Entree Dishos, Cruets, or Knives and Forks, but bring them along to us, and-have them made equal to new. Wo guarantee a Permanent Result.

HAVELOCK CYCLE, MOTOR, AND

PLATING WORKS,

111 ELIZABETH-STREET. HOBAET. "

JAMES BILYAED.

Proprietor.

BUSINESS NOTICES.

MEN'S

TASMANIAN

UNDER-

CLOTHING.

FOR WELL AfADE G\RMENTS AND

LOW PRICES

YOU SHOULD BUY FROM

A. CUMMING

&

SONS.

Men's Tasmanian Tlannel Undershirts,

2/11 each

Men's Tasmanian Flannel Drawers, 2/11

per pin

Men's Tasrannnn Cumean Shirts (Col«

laro) 4/6 each, 6/3 each

M LA'S TASMVNIAN HOSIERY.

Renowned foi Wear

Wintci Weight Knitted i Hose, 1/ peí

pan, 1/6 pci pair

"KUYPOI" "KAIAPOI" (New Zealand) (Now Zealand)

HOSIERY ,a \ en few stock it, but jou can always!? depend upon getting it from us It'ei tlioioughlv reliable Made m "Kaiapoi" iactoiy (Now Zealand)

Men's Knitted i-Hose, 1/3, 1/6, 1/8, 1/9

pei pair

Vcr<, Special Quality, 2/ per pair

Avo hive receutlj imported a large «toclk ot A1CVS SHETLAND LW P V-NTS nnd SHIRTS foi the AVinter Sea. fcoue The Araluo we offei it, worth seeing

Men's Shetland LAV Panta, 3/6 to 6/6

pci pan

Men's Mietland LAV Shirts, 3/9 to 6j

each

A. CUMMING

& * ' SONS,

62 ELIZABETH STREET

SHOP AT ÖOBSON'S

BIG STORE.

AND SAVE MONEY.

KIPPERED HERRINGS, 6d Tin.

HERRINGS AND TOMATOES, 6d Tin.

riNEST BACON, 6ia Pound by th<

Side -

BLOCK BUTTER, 8d , lOd , 1/, S

THE T UIOUS BELL BRANL> BUT TER, 1/2

>. ? . f C

-j

^^I50BSON,S~~Í"*~"'T

#. 1/3 TEA

"SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.'»

TRY HALF-POUND FOE 7,i.

i

T» VND E DUNKLEY,

"CITY PRODUCE, WOOD,

AND COAL STORES,"

BATHURST AND MARKET STREETS.

Ginin and Faim Seeds of all kinds Bought and hold

AVood, Coal and Pioduce delivered to any pait of Cit> Telephono 309

PERFECTION in Bacon curing, 99

points in 100 Pinoapplo" Bacon is

champion

AVINES SPIRITS, ETC

HARDY'S

NO. 1 CLARET.

AS SUPPLIED TO HIS EXCELLENCY

LORD RANFURLY

THOMAS HARDY AND SONS LTD,

C7 Carrie-street, Adelaida.

_PUBLIC COMPANIES

DERWENT AND TAMAR FIRE

AND MARINE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Established 1838 Capital, .BIOO.OOO

Directors -CE Walch (Chairman), C, flarbottle, V E L McGregor, T. AVlutesides, Ca J Salier

Local Directors Launceston-H Weedon

and Thomas Gunn ^ Manager-T M Evans

Accountant-E S. Ifrnd

Solleltora-Dobsou, Mitchell and Allport. Auditors-11 L Roboits, H T Bourne

Agent»-Launceston C J AVeedon and

Co Mol bourne Jim Henty and Co. Sidney T and W Willis London Richardson Bros and Co_

riAHE NLW ZEALAND INSURANCE J. COMPANY

Capital ¿1,000,000

The undersigned aro prepared to accept FIRE RISKS on House Property. Geode rurniture, Hay, and Gi owing Uop» MARINE RISKS taken to all parts of the world AVool from Shears, including usk in trautit to the Colonies or London

All risks accepted at Lowest Rates

BURGESS BROS, Chief Agents

BAML Ï KLRB"x AND CO, Hobart

"HAPPY_HOME."

OIL HEATERS.

BEST 1IMSU &PiXI\L V\LUE.

ii inches h gb, 20/

FENDERS & FIRE

IRONS.

NEW STOCK 71 ST UNPACKED.

FENDERS 1/6 51, 6 , 7/ 8', 9/. 10/ each. F1RF IRONS, 4/, 4/0 5/, 6/, 7/6 the Sot,i

SCARR'S

"HAPPY HOME" STORES

FURNISHING IRONMONGERY, CUTLERY ELECTRO PLATE,

PAPERHANGINGS

CHINA GLASS, POTTERY.

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