Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
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Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
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Issue (1906)
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WALGH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1906. 1
TASMANIA 6
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
WALGH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1906 7
ADDITION AND CORRECTIONS. 8
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 8
EDITOR’S NOTICE. 8
INDEX. 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1906. 15
EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR. 16
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITIONS. 16
APPROXIMATE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEAN TIME AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES AND AT HOBART. 16
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 17
NOTES OF THE CALENDAR. 17
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 17
SNAKE-BITES. 17
AN APPROXIMATE AND CONCISE EQUATION TABLE, 18
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 18
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 18
SEMI-DIURNAL AND SEMI-NOCTURNAL ARCHES, 19
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS. 19
FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR SHEEP SHEARERS. 19
TABLE FOR ASCERTAINING HEIGHTS. 20
MOONLIGHT NIGHTS. 20
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 20
USEFUL TABLE FOR GOLD BUYERS, ETC. 21
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS. 22
EXPLANATION OF LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 22
HOBART SIGNALS. 23
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 23
LAUNCESTON TIDE TABLE, 1906. 24
CALENDAR FOR 1906. 25
CALENDAR FOR 1907. 25
JANUARY 1906. 26 , 27
FEBRUARY 1906 28 , 29
MARCH 1906 30 , 31
APRIL 1906. 32 , 33
MAY 1906 34 , 35
JUNE 1906 36 , 37
JULY 1906. 38 , 39
AUGUST 1906. 40 , 41
SEPTEMBER 1906 42 , 43
OCTOBER 1906 44 , 45
NOVEMBER 1906 46 , 47
DECEMBER 1906 48 , 49
NOTES AND MEMORANDA FOR NEXT YEAR, 1907. 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE CONQUEST. 55
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS. 55
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY. 56
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. 56
CENSUS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. 56
BRITISH GOVERNMENT. 57
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. 57
AGENTS-GENERAL FOR THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, LONDON. 57
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, ETC. 58 , 59
SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR COLONIES, 1854-1903. 60
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. 60
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. 61 , 62 , 63
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA. 64
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA. 65
THE MINISTRY. (July 11, 1904.) 66
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD. 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 71
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS. 72
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS. 72 , 73
ELECTION PETITIONS. 73
PARLIAMENTS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 73 , 74 , 75
SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTS OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SINCE 1856. 75
SUCCESSIVE SPEAKERS OF HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SINCE 1856. 75
MINISTRIES SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. 75 , 76 , 77
ECCLESIASTICAL. 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84
CORONERS. 84 , 85 , 86
MAGISTRACY. 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107
REGISTRATION OF FIRMS. 107
LAW. HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA. 108
THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA. 108
TERMS AND SITTINGS. 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112
RECOVERY OF SMALL DEBTS, NOT EXCEEDING £300. 112 , 113 , 114 , 115
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, ETC. 115
INTESTATE ESTATES. 115
BANKRUPTCY. 115
JURORS ANO JURIES. 115 , 116 , 117
COURTS OF GENERAL & QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE. 117 , 118
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 118 , 119 , 120
MEETINGS OF LICENSING BENCHES. 120
TITLES TO LANDS. 120 , 121 , 122
EXAMINERS UNDER LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT. 122 , 123
BARRISTERS, ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, AND PROCTORS (RESIDENT IN TASMANIA) 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN TASMANIA. 129 , 130 , 131
DISTRIBUTION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS. 131
STATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142
DEPARTMENT OF MINES. 142 , 143
REGULATIONS UNDER THE MINING ACTS. 143
SCALE OF FEES AND RENTS. 144 , 145
CLOSER SETTLEMENT COMMISSION. 145
SUCCESSION OF AGENTS-GENERAL FOR TASMANIA. 145
REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, & DEATHS. 146
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT. 147
THE TARIFF. 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154
EXEMPTIONS FROM DUTY. 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163
DRAWBACKS. 163
EXCISE DUTIES. 163
IMPORTATION OF SPIRITS, TOBACCO, ETC., RESTRICTED. 164
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 164 , 165
PRINCIPAL ISLANDS OF TASMANIA. 165
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS. 165
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 166 , 167 , 168
POST OFFICE. 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175
POSTAL NOTES. 176
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD. 176
LETTER RECEIVERS, HOBART. 177
LETTER RECEIVERS, LAUNCESTON. 177
TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF INLAND MAILS. 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 192
COMMONWEALTH SHIPS OF WAR. 192
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 192
COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES. 193 , 194 , 195 , 196
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY. 196
COMMONWEALTH LETTERS PATENT. 197 , 198 , 199
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE BAIL WAY. 200
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210
RAILWAY BETWEEN SYDNEY AND BRISBANE. 211
RAILWAY BETWEEN MELBOURNE & ADELAIDE. 482¾ Mls. 211
RAILWAY BETWEEN MELBOURNE AND SYDNEY. 582½ Mls. 211
MARINE BOARDS. 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 222 , 223 , 224
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 225 , 226
METROPOLITAN DRAINAGE BOARD. 226
GOVERNMENT CHEMICAL AND ASSAY LABORATORIES, Bathurst-street, Hobart. 227
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 227 , 228
AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. 228
TASMANIAN MUSEUM, ART GALLERY, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS. 229
QUEEN’S DOMAIN COMMITTEE. 229
COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE. 229 , 230
THE STOCK DEPARTMENT. 230
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 230
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 230 , 231
FRUIT DISTRICTS. 231
FISHERIES. 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235
PUBLIC HEALTH. 235 , 236
MEDICAL. 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 240 , 241 , 242 , 243
DENTAL. 243 , 244
DEATH DUTIES. 245
STAMP DUTIES. 245 , 246 , 247
LAND TAX. 247
INCOME TAX. 247
TAX ON OCCUPIERS OF PROPERTY AND LODGERS. 247 , 248
TAX ON DIVIDENDS AND COMPANIES. 249
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA. 249 , 250 , 251 , 252
TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 252 , 253
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 253 , 254 , 255
LICENCES. 256
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 256
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 30, 1905. 257
BANKS. 257 , 258
INLAND RATES OF EXCHANGE. 258
BANK HOLIDAYS. 258
DAYS OF GRACE. 258
REGULATIONS FOR STATE SAVINGS BANKS. 258 , 259
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 259 , 260
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 260 , 261
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, HOBART. 261
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS. 262
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON. 262
GAUGES OF AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. 262 , 263
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT 263 , 264
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 264
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON 264
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, DEVONPORT. 264
CONSULS & CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 265
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS. 265
A. USEFUL TABLE FOB FARMERS. 265
RACE MEETINGS, TASMANIA. 266
LLOYD'S AGENTS. 266 , 268
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA. 269
STATISTICS.* 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1888 TO 1904. 273
POPULATION OF ELECTORAL DISTRICTS AS PER CENSUS, 1901. 274
OCCUPATIONS OF THE PEOPLE, MARCH 31, 1901. 275
SHIPPING TRADE, 1904. 276
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS PER HEAD, 1895 TO 1994. 276
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TASMANIA, 1904. 276
SHEEP EXPORTED 1895-1904. 277
WOOL EXPORTED, 1895-1904. 277
MINERAL EXPORTS, 1901, PRODUCE OP TASMANIA. 277
EXPORTS OF TASMANIAN PRODUCE, 1904. 277
REGISTERED VESSELS, DECEMBER 31, 1904. 277
MINING INDUSTRIES, 1904. 277
SUMMARY OF ALL TASMANIAN RAILWAYS 31st DEC., 1904. 277
AREA OF AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES. 278
AREA OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 278
VALUE OF RATABLE PROPERTY, 1904. 278
GENERAL REVENUE, 1904 279
EXPENDITURE, 1904 279
TAXATION* 1904-5. 280
RAILWAYS IN THE AUSTRALASIAN COLONIES DEC. 31, 1901. 280
PUBLIC DEBT, TASMANIA. 281
POPULATION.—ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON. 281
DISTANCE TABLE. 281
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1904. 282 , 283 , 284
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHARITES, S.U. 285
HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. 285
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. 285
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS, M.U. 286
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. 286
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAY SERVANTS’ FRIENDLY SOCIETY, LAUNCESTON. 286
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS 287
LOYAL ORANGE INSTITUTION. 287
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. 287 , 288
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299
PARISHES 300 , 301
WEATHER TABLE. 301
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 302 , 303
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 303
THE CITY OF HOBART 304 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 308
ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS. 308
COACHES AND OMNIBUSES FROM HOBART. 308 , 309
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 309 , 310
CAB FARES, HOBART. 310
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 310
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 311
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 311
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 311
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 321
HAY AND STRAW. 321
CITY OF LAUNCESTON. 322
MUNICIPALITY. 323 , 324
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 325
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 325
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 326
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 326
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 326
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 326
CARTERS' CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 327
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 327
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC, LAUNCESTON. 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333
DAY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INTEREST 333
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS. 334
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 335 , 336
EURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 336 , 337
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 337 , 338 , 339
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 339 , 340
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE. IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 340 , 341
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORLAND. 341 , 342
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 343 , 344 , 345 , 346
EURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 346 , 347
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 347 , 348 , 349
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 349 , 350 , 351
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 352 , 353 , 354
RURAL MUNICIPALITY of GLAMORGAN, IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 355 , 356
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 356 , 357
BUBAL MUNICIPALITY OF GrEEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 357 , 358
HURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 359 , 360
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN, QUEENBOROUGH, GLEBE TOWN, WELLINGTON, MOUNT STUART, BELLERIVE, AND LINDISFARNE), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 360 , 361 , 362
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 362 , 363 , 364
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF THE LAKE DISTRICT. 364
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF LATROBE, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 364 , 365 , 366
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORLAND. 366 , 367 , 368
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MERSEY, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 380 , 381
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 381 , 382 , 383
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 383 , 384
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 384 , 385
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 386 , 387 , 388
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 388 , 389
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 389 , 390 , 391
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 391 , 392 , 393
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 393 , 394
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 394 , 395
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON. 395 , 396 , 397
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 397
TROY WEIGHT. 398
LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. 398
CUBIC OR SOLID MEASURE. 398
ALE AND BEER MEASURE. 398
LONG MEASURE. 398
TIME TABLE. 398
Obituary. 399 , 400
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 401 , 402
Advertising 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411 , 412 , 413 , 414 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 421 , 422 , 423 , 424 , 425 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 429 , 430 , 431 , 432 , 433 , 434 , 435 , 436 , 437 , 438 , 439 , 440 , 441 , 442 , 443 , 444 , 445 , 446 , 447 , 448 , 449 , 450 , 451 , 452 , 453 , 454

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