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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(1907)
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WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1907. 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4
TASMANIA 6
WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC FOR 1907: 7
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 8
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 8
INDEX. 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15
ECLIPSES IN THE YEAR 1907. 15
TRANSIT OF MERCURY. 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
DAY TABLE FOR CALCULATING INTEREST 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, 1907. 24
CALENDAR FOR 1907. 25
CALENDAR FOR 1908 (Leap Year.) 25
JANUARY 1907. 26 , 27
FEBRUARY 1907. 28 , 29
MARCH 1907 30 , 31
APRIL 1907. 32 , 33
MAY 1907. 34 , 35
JUNE 1907. 36 , 37
JULY 1907. 38 , 39
AUGUST 1907 40 , 41
SEPTEMBER 1907 42 , 43
OCTOBER 1907. 44 , 45
NOVEMBER 1907. 46 , 47
DECEMBER 1907. 48 , 49
NOTES AND MEMORANDA FOR NEXT YEAR, 1908. 50
Record of Events, Etc,, During 1907. 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
SUCCESSION OF LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORS AND GOVERNORS OF TASMANIA. 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 , 72
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 , 78
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT. 78
ECCLESIASTICAL. 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84 , 85
CORONERS. 85 , 86 , 87
MAGISTRACY. A LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE ISLAND OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 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
SUCCESSION OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF TASMANIA. 107
SUCCESSION OF PUISNE JUDGES OF TASMANIA. 107
LAW. 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115
JURORS AND JURIES. 116 , 117
WITNESSES’ EXPENSES. 117 , 118
COURTS OF GENERAL & QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE. 118
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. 118 , 119 , 120
MEETINGS OF LICENSING BENCHES. 120
REGISTRATION OF FIRMS. 120
TITLES TO LANDS. 121 , 122
EXAMINERS UNDER LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT. 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN TASMANIA. 129 , 130 , 131
DISTRIBUTION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS. 131 , 132
STATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. 132 , 133 , 134
DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS. 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. 141 , 142
RAILWAYS. 142
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 142
COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE. 142
DEPARTMENT OF MINES. 142 , 143
REGULATIONS UNDER THE MINING ACTS. 143 , 144
SCALE OF FEES AND RENTS. 144 , 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 , 164
BONDING WAREHOUSE RENTS AND CHARGES. 164 , 165
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 165
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH REGULATIONS. 166 , 167 , 168
TELEPHONES. 168
INDICATIONS OF WEATHER. 168
POST OFFICE. 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176
POSTAL NOTES. 176
POST OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. 176
LETTER RECEIVERS 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
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 186
H.M. SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STATION. 187
COMMONWEALTH SHIPS OF WAIL VICTORIA. 187
CONSULS AND CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA. 187
COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES. 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192
COMMONWEALTH LETTERS PATENT. 192 , 193 , 194 , 195
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD. 195
DISTANCE TABLE. 195
TASMANIAN MAIN LINE RAILWAY. 196
TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. 196 , 197
BELLERIVE—SORELL LINE. 197
MAIN LINE – HOBART TO LAUNCESTON. 198
MAIN LINE – LAUNCESTON TO HOBART. 199
WESTERN LINE—LAUNCESTON TO BURNIE; AND CHUDLEIGH BRANCH. 200
WESTERN LINE—BURNIE TO LAUNCESTON; AND CHUDLEIGH BRANCH. 201
HOBART – SUBURBAN SERVICE. MAIN LINE-SUBURBAN TRAINS TO HOBART. 202
MAIN LINE-SUBURBAN TRAINS FROM HOBART. 202
DERWENT VALLEY LINE. 203
PARATTAH AND OATLANDS LINE. 203
APSLEY LINE. 204
FINGAL LINE. 204 , 205
RAILWAYS IN TASMANIA, 31ST DECEMBER, 1904. 205
STRAHAN—ZEEHAN LINE. 206
MOUNT DUNDAS—ZEEHAN LINE (PRIVATE LINE). 206 , 207
MARINE BOARDS. 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF HOBART. 218 , 219 , 220 , 221
SHIPPING ON THE REGISTER OF THE PORT OF LAUNCESTON. 221 , 222
PRINCIPAL ISLANDS OF TASMANIA. 222
METROPOLITAN DRAINAGE BOARD. 223
GOVERNMENT CHEMICAL AND ASSAY LABORATORIES, Bathurst-street, Hobart. 223
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 224
AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. 224 , 225
TASMANIAN MUSEUM, ART GALLERY, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS. 225
QUEEN’S DOMAIN COMMITTEE. 225 , 226
THE STOCK DEPARTMENT. 226
DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIAN THISTLES. 227
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS. 227
FRUIT DISTRICTS. 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231
RULES FOR DISTINGUISHING THE SALMON. 231
GAME LAWS, SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, ETC. 231 , 232
PUBLIC HEALTH. 232 , 233
MEDICAL. 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 237 , 238 , 239
REFORMATORIES. 239
DENTAL. 240 , 241
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS. TASMANIAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION (LAUNCESTON). 241
DEATH DUTIES. 242
STAMP DUTIES. 242 , 243 , 244
LAND TAX. 244
INCOME TAX. 244
TAX ON OCCUPIERS OF PROPERTY AND LODGERS. 245 , 246
TAX ON DIVIDENDS AND COMPANIES. 246
LLOYD’S AGENTS. 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250
TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255
LICENCES. 255
TASMANIAN BANKS, SEPTEMBER 30, 1906. 256
BANKS. 256 , 257
INLAND RATES OF EXCHANGE. 257
BANK HOLIDAYS. 257
DAYS OF GRACE. 257 , 258
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART. 258 , 259
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON. 259 , 260
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, HOBART. 260 , 261
FIRE BELL SIGNALS, LAUNCESTON. 261
RACE MEETINGS, TASMANIA. 262
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA 1816 TO 1905 264
PROGRESS OF TASMANIA. 265
STATISTICS.* 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269
LAND UNDER CULTIVATION, 1889 TO 1905. 269
POPULATION OF ELECTORAL DISTRICTS AS PER CENSUS, 1901. 270
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, 1905. 270
NOMINATED-ASSISTED IMMIGRATION. 270
OCCUPATIONS OF THE PEOPLE, MARCH 31, 1901. 271
SHIPPING TRADE, 1905. 272 , 273 , 274
GENERAL REVENUE, 1903-4-5, And comparison with former years. 275
EXPENDITURE, 1903-4-5, And comparison with former years. 275
TAXATION ,* 1905-6. 276
PUBLIC DEBT, TASMANIA. 277
POPULATION.—ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON. 277
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, HOBART. 277
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LAUNCESTON. 277
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, DEVONPORT. 277
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, 1905. 278
MASONIC. 279 , 280 , 281
HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. 282
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE FRIENDLY SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. 282 , 283 , 284
HOBART STOCK EXCHANGE. 284
LAUNCESTON STOCK EXCHANGE. 284
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT, 285
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES, & TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA. 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297
SUPERFICIAL FEET IN A BOARD OR PLANK. 297
PARISHES 298 , 299
WEATHER TABLE. 299
CHIEF MOUNTAINS & HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA. 300 , 301
LEGAL WEIGHTS FOR GRAIN, ETC. 301
THE CITY OF HOBART, 302 , 303 , 304 , 305
WATER SUPPLY, HOBART. 305 , 306
ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS. 306 , 307
COACHES AND OMNIBUSES FROM HOBART. 307
STEAMERS FROM HOBART. 307 , 308
CAB FARES, HOBART. 308
CARRIERS FROM HOBART. 309
WATERMEN'S FARES, HOBART. 309
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART. 309
CARTERS' CHARGES, HOBART. 310
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., HOBART. 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319
HEIGHTS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS IN THE SEVERAL CONTINENTS. 319
HAY AND STRAW. 319
CITY OF LAUNCESTON. 320 , 321 , 322
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON. 323
CAB FARES, LAUNCESTON. 323
STEAMERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 324
COACHES FROM LAUNCESTON. 324
CARRIERS FROM LAUNCESTON. 324
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 324
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 325
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON. 325
SOCIETIES, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, CLUBS, ETC., LAUNCESTON. 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331
SUCCESSION OF AGENTS-GENEBAL FOR TASMANIA. 331
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS. 332
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BOTHWELL, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 333 , 334
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 334 , 335
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CAMPBELL TOWN, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 335 , 336 , 337
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF CARNARVON (TASMAN PENINSULA), IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. 337 , 338
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF CLARENCE. IN THE COUNTY OR MONMOUTH. 338 , 339
RURAL MUNICIPALITY' OF DELORAINE, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND WESTMORLAND. 339 , 340 , 341
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF EMU BAY. 341 , 342 , 343 , 344
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF EVANDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 344 , 345
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF FINGAL, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN. 345 , 346 , 347
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN, IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM. 347 , 348 , 349 , 350
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF GEORGE TOWN, IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND DORSET. 350 , 351 , 352 , 353
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLAMORGAN, IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. 353 , 354
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GLENORCHY, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 355 , 356
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF GREEN PONDS, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 356 , 357
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND, AND BUCKINGHAM. 357 , 358
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF HOBART (NEW TOWN, QUEENBOROUGH, GLEBE TOWN, WELLINGTON, MOUNT STUART, BELLERIVE, AND LINDISFARNE), IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 359 , 360 , 361
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF KINGBOROUGH, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 361 , 362 , 363
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF THE LAKE DISTRICT. 363
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF LATROBE, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 363 , 364 , 365
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF LONGFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF WESTMORLAND. 365 , 366 , 367
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MACQUARIE. IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, AND MONTGOMERY. 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF MERSEY, IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON. 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW NORFOLK, IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM. 379 , 380
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF OATLANDS, IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND SOMERSET. 380 , 381 , 382
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF PORTLAND, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET. 382 , 383
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF RICHMOND, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. 383 , 384
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RINGAROOMA, IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. 385 , 386 , 387
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSS, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. 387 , 388
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF RUSSELL (KNOWN AS CIRCULAR HEAD). 388 , 389 , 390
POLICE DISTRICT OF SELBY, IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL, DEVON, AND DORSET. 390 , 391 , 392
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SORELL, IN THE COUNTY OR PEMBROKE. 392 , 393
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRING BAY, IN THE COUNTY OR PEMBROKE. 394 , 395
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WESTBURY, IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON. 395 , 396
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 397 , 398
STANDARD FRUIT CASES. 398
Obituary. 398 , 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 , 455 , 456 , 457 , 458 , 459 , 460

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