Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
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Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
Issue
(1898)
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412
Notes
"Missing pages 18-48 due to page cuts in original. Missing pages 1-2 in original item. Some loss of text due to black tape found in original item."
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Contents

WALCH’S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1898 1
Advertising 2
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 3
INDEX 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10
EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR. 11
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 11
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEAN TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 11
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 12
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 12
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1898. 12
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 12
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE 13
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 13
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 13
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, FOR FINDING THE TIME OF THE RISING AND SETTING OF CELESTIAL OBJECTS 14
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 14
PERCENTAGES. 14
EDITOR’S NOTICE. 14
TABLE FOR ASCERTAINING HEIGHTS. 15
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 15
DRILLING GLASS. 15
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 16
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 16
HOBART SIGNALS. 17
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 17
APPROXIMATE TIME OF HIGH WATER AT LAUNCESTON, 1898. 18
CALENDAR FOR 1898. 19
CALENDAR FOR 1899. 19
JANUARY 1898. 20
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 21
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 21
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY 22 , 23
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 23
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 23 , 24 , 25
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR COLONIES. 1854-95. 26
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 26
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 27
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA. 28
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 29
THE MINISTRY. (April 14, 1894.) 30
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD. 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 37
NOTICE TO ELECTORS. 37
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 38
ELECTION PETITIONS. 38
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 39 , 40
SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTS OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SINCE 1856. 40
SUCCESSIVE SPEAKERS OF HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SINCE 1856. 40
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 40 , 41 , 42
AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. 43 , 44 , 45
ECCLESIASTICAL. 45 , 46 , 47 , 48 , 49 , 50 , 51
CORONERS. 51 , 52 , 53
MAGISTRACY. 53 , 54 , 55 , 56 , 57 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 66
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71
LAW. THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA. 71 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 75
BANKRUPTCY. 75
RECOVERY OF SMALL DEBTS, NOT EXCEEDING £100. 76 , 77
Local Courts Act. Sittings of the Courts. 78
JURORS AND JURIES. 79 , 80 , 81
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 81 , 82 , 83
MEETINGS OF LICENSING BENCHES. 83
TITLES TO LANDS. 83 , 84 , 85
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, ETC. 85
INTESTATE ESTATES. 85
NOTARIES PUBLIC. 86
CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION AS LEGAL PRACTITIONERS. 86 , 87
BARRISTERS, ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, AND PROCTORS (RESIDENT IN TASMANIA) 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 92
PRECEDENCE OF COLONIAL OFFICERS. 93
DISTRIBUTION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 93 , 94
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103
DEPARTMENT OF MINES. 104
REGULATIONS UNDER THE MINING ACTS. 104 , 105
SCALE OF FEES AND RENTS. 106 , 107
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD 107
REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, & DEATHS. 108
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 109
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH REGULATIONS. 110
TELEPHONES. 110 , 111
POST OFFICE. 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118
LETTER RECEIVERS, HOBART 119 , 120 , 121
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS. 121
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133
MARINE BOARDS. 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143
SHIPPING MASTERS. 143
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 143
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 143
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 143
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 144
TABLE OF DUTIES 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148
TARIFF OF TASMANIA. 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, LONDON. 158
WHARFAGE RATES. 159 , 160
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 160 , 161
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 161 , 162 , 163
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 163 , 164
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 164 , 165
COLONIAL SHIPS OF WAR. 165
TASMANIAN DEFENCE FORCE. 166 , 167 , 168 , 169
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY. 169
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA. 170 , 171 , 172
TASMANIAN SCHOLARSHIPS. 173 , 174
TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 174
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 175 , 176 , 177 , 178
PLAIN RULES FOR FORETELLING WEATHER. 178
HANDBOOK OF GARDENING. 178
HOBART STOCK EXCHANGE. 179
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 179
CITY STOCK EXCHANGE. 179
MINING COMPANIES REGISTERED IN TASMANIA DURING THE YEAR 1897. 179 , 180
MEDICAL. 181 , 182 , 183 , 184
DENTAL. 184 , 185
GOVERNMENT CHEMICAL AND ASSAY LABORATORIES, Bathurst-street, Hobart. 186
VACCINATION DEPARTMENT. 186
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 187 , 188 , 189
REFORMATORIES. 189
SUMMARY OF ALL TASMANIAN RAILWAYS 31st DEC., 1896. 190
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 190
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. 190 , 191
TASMANIAN RAILWAYS. 192 , 193 , 194 , 195
TASMANIAN RAILWAYS, WESTERN LINE. 196 , 197
TASMANIAN RAILWAYS. 198 , 199 , 200 , 201
GAUGES OF AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. 202
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS. 202
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 202
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 202 , 203
AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. 203 , 204
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS. 204
QUEEN’S DOMAIN COMMITTEE. 204
COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE. 204 , 205
THE STOCK DEPARTMENT. 205
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 205
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 206
FRUIT DISTRICTS. 206
FISHERIES. 206 , 207 , 208 , 209
GAME LAWS, SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, ETC. 209 , 210
METROPOLITAN DRAINAGE BOARD. 210
LETTERS PATENT, DESIGNS, AND TRADE MARKS. “57 Vict., No. 6.” 210 , 211 , 212
LAND TAX. 213
INCOME TAX. 213
TAX ON DIVIDENDS AND COMPANIES. 213 , 214
LICENCES. 214
DAYS OF GRACE. 214
PROBATE DUTIES. 214
STAMP DUTIES. 215 , 216
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 30, 1897. 216
BANKS. 216 , 217
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 217
INLAND RATES OF EXCHANGE. 218
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 218 , 219
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, HOBART. 219
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 219 , 220
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON. 220 , 221
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 221
RACE MEETINGS, TASMANIA. 222
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK 222
PROGRESS OF TASMANIAN 18616 TO 1896 224
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA. 225
STATISTICS.* 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230
ESTIMATED POPULATION, 31ST DEC., 1896. 230
POPULATION.—ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON. 230
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, 1896. 230
OCCUPATIONS OF THE PEOPLE, APRIL 5, 1891. 231
SHIPPING TRADE, 1896. 232
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS PER HEAD, 1886 TO 1896. 232
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TASMANIA, 1896. 232
IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND DUTY COLLECTED, 1896. 233
SHEEP EXPORTED 1887-96. 233
WOOL EXPORTED, 1887-96. 233
MINERAL EXPORTS, 1896, PRODUCE OF TASMANIA. 233
EXPORTS OF TASMANIAN PRODUCE, 1896. 233
WHALE FISHERIES, 1896. 233
MINING INDUSTRIES, 1896. 233
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES. 234
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 234
VALUE OF RATABLE PROPERTY, 1896. 234
GENERAL REVENUE, 1895. 235
EXPENDITURE, 1896 235
TAXATION, 1896. 236
PUBLIC DEBT, TASMANIA. 236
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1883 TO 1896. 237
CENSUS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 237
DAY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INTEREST 237
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1896. 238
MASONIC. 239 , 240
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. 240 , 241 , 242 , 243
DISTANCE TABLE. 243
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255
PARISHES 255 , 256
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 256 , 257 , 258
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 258
THE CITY OF HOBART 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263
ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS. 263
COACHES AND OMNIBUSES FROM HOBART. 263 , 264
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 264
CAB FARES, HOBART. 265
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 265
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 265
CARTERS’ CHARGES, HOBART. 265
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 266
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274
CITY OF LAUNCESTON. 274 , 275 , 276
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 276 , 277
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 277
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 277
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 278
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 278
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 278
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 278
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 278 , 279
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS. 284
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 285 , 286
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 286 , 287
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 287 , 288
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 288 , 289
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 289 , 290
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORLAND. 290 , 291 , 292
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 292 , 293 , 294 , 295
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 296 , 297
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 297 , 298
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 299 , 300 , 301
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 301 , 302 , 303 , 304
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLAMORGAN (SWANSEA). IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 304 , 305
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 306 , 307
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 307 , 308
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 308 , 309
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN, QUEENBOROUGH, GLEBE TOWN, MOUNT STUART, BELLERIVE, AND BELTANA), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 309 , 310 , 311
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 311 , 312
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF THE LAKE DISTRICT. 313
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONG-FORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORLAND. 313 , 314
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 315 , 316 , 317
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MERSEY, INCLUDING THE MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF LATROBE, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 325 , 326
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 327 , 328
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF PORTLAND. IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 328 , 329
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 329 , 330
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 331 , 332 , 333
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 333 , 334
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 334 , 335 , 336
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 336 , 337
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 337 , 338
BUBAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 339
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON. 340 , 341
TASMANIAN CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION. 342
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT 343
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 343
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 344
STANDARD FRUIT CASES. 345
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 345
GRASS AND CLOVER. 345
METHOD OF PRESERVING FRUIT. 345
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 345
SNAKE – BITES. 345
TO PRESERVE EGGS. 346
RULE TO FIND WEIGHT OF CATTLE, ETC. 346
Obituary. 346 , 347
Advertising 348
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 349 , 350
Advertising 350 , 351 , 352 , 353 , 354 , 355 , 356 , 357 , 358 , 359 , 360 , 361 , 362 , 363 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 382 , 383 , 384 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 388 , 389 , 390 , 391 , 392 , 393 , 394 , 395 , 396 , 397 , 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411

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