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FRUIT EXPORT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
FRUIT EXPORT TRADE. It is an old and true axiom that ' it is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.' Its application to the cyclone which re cently swept over Fiji and caused great destruction to the banana plantations. One of the results of this disturbance is an interruption of several months in the banana trade with, the mainland States, .and unfortunately for those engaged in this industry it has occurred in the most profitable part of the season. The con sequence is that in the markets of the other States there must be a largely in creased demand for other varieties of j fruit, and thereforo the banana growers j loss is likely to prove the Tasmanian fruitgrowers' gain. It must naturally follow that larger supplies than usual of tho luscious Tasmanian apple will be required, and happily for the orcliardist of this State, at least, the likelihood of this increased demand has occurred at a time when it can ba simply coped with by reason of the prolific crop that will be yielded t...
WAS IT HALLEY'S COMET? Curious Sight at Franklin. Ball of Fire in the Sky. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
WAS IT H ALLEY'S COMET? Curious Sight at Franklin. Ball of Fire in the Sky. .When leaving duty at a few minutes to 4 on Saturday morning the employees of the ' Huon Times' were attracted by the brilliant illumination of the heavens, caused, as it appeared, by- a flare from behind the hills to the east of Cradoc. Satisfied that it was too early for the appearance of ' Old Sol,' and that the. glare was too bright to bs caused by a bush lire in the hidden valley, they were left in a sea of wonderment. Tliey gazed intently on the curious scpne, engaging the while in wild speculation as to what could be the responsible cause. After waiting several minutes the mystery was solved. A gigantic ; star, magnificent in its brilliancy, peeped , over the hill tops, and gradually rose into full view amid all the grandeur associated with the sunrise; Every- few seconds it would sent forth a glaro which rendered it impossible for the human eye to be concentrated upon.. it. Tho' clear blue sky in whi...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. The Labor Scoop. Eighteen Senators Returned. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
FEDERAL elec tions. The Labor Scoop. Eighteen Senators Returned. The results of the poll for the Senate throughout the Com monwealth are now practically complete, and they show that Labor has secured every seat that was contested. The candi dates returned, and the number of votes they each received, were as follows ' v- NEW SOUTH WALES. ;; A. Gardner, L ... ... . . ... 226,524 A. McDougall, L ... ... , ... -230,121 A. Rae, L... . ... ... ; ,, -219,263 ' QUEENSLAND, *J. C. Stewart, L ... .... , .... 47,107 #H. Turley,. L ... . V ... i 47,734 *T. Givens, L ... -: ... / ...-, 48,239 . WEST AUSTRALIA. R. Biizacott, L ... . ... ...' 40,136 *G. Henderson, L : , 41,315 *H.'Do Largie, L ... v ? . 38,432 . ' VICTORIA. 'lidwaru incuey, JLi. .... ... ^10,104 Stephen Barker, L ... ... 214,946 Albert Edward H. Blakey, L.; ... . 214,069. ' SOUTH AUSTRALIA. *Gregor McGregor, L ? 57,965 Robt. Storrie Guthrie, L ???'. 56,803 Wm. Harrison Story, L ... - 54,068 TASMANIA;; ' J. Ji Long, L ... . 34,764 ...
HUON RIVER OBSTRUCTION. Steamer Excelsior Delayed. THE FRUITGROWERS' DANGER, [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
HUON RIVER OBSl RUCTION. ? L_ ? ? ? ? ? Steamer Excelsior De- I layed. THE FRUITGROWERS' DANCER, The urgent necessity for immediate steps being taken to remove some of the obstructions that are so prevalent in the Huon River has once again been demon strated. On Saturday last the steamer Excelsior , made her usual early start from Franklin, in order to land the fruit shipped by her at .Hobart in good time for the ocean-going steamers, to which it was to be transhipsed. She made good progress until reaching Herriott's Point, but here she was destined to encounter aggravating delay. She became fast upon the bank that has silted up in the channel leading- to the jetty, as a result of which she was detained for some hours. Usually she gets away from this point at_about 8.30, but on -this occasion' for the reason 'stated, it was nearly eleven when she waB'^abfe to resume her pas sage, and even' then this was' only ren dered possible by a kind stroke of Providence. The tide' happened to r...
The Suevic Fruit. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
The Suevic Fruit, Apparently ? the indefensible delay on the part of the Federal authorities in furnishing certain information concerning the fruit shipped by the Suevic has ex hausted the patience of even the -Tasmanian Government. This is suggested by the latest action taken by the Premier in the matter. . Following a suggestion maPe in the 'Huon Times'' some weeks he has cabled to. the Agent-General, advising him of the false,, reports that ?were pub lished in a certain section of the Australian Press concerning the shipment in question, and in structing him to publish in the English newspapers the actual figures showing the number of cases shipped and the percentage marked unsound. This, the Pre mier considers, is all that is required to prove the falsity of the assertions made. The object of this move is to prevent those buyers or consumers who might have heard of the slanders re ferred to being prejudiced against the Suevic fruit. This, as we have previously pointed out, is a;...
STREAM OF IMMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
STREAM OF IMMIGRANTS. ' Though the system by which the State assists new settlers to defray the cost of their journey from the United Kingdom to Victoria is somewhat cumbersome (says the ' Age '), much better results' are being obtained from it now than was the case m the past, lor some time after it was first introduced the system remained little more than a dead letter. Practically nobody used it. Towards the end of last year, however, it began to show signs of vitality. .Every month it came more into favor, until now a regu lar stream of assisted immigrants is flowing to Victoria. So far this year just about 300 people have come to the State from the United Kingdom, on the reduced faTes provided by this system, and it is expected that for the rest of the* year the arrivals will . exceed 100 a taonth.
CHARGE OF FORGERY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
CHARGE OF FORGERY. The eharge of forging and uttering a cheque for £157 10s, on- April,. 8, pr^erred. against John Robert Mitchell, aged 40, farmer, of Lower Longley, still remains unheard. The defendant. has again been brought before the City Police Court at Hobart, and further remanded for seven days for medical observation.
WOMAN'S HAT ON FIRE, [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
WOMAN'S HAT. ON FIRE, . . --A sensational incident? oc curred at the Portland (New South- Wales) polling booth on election night. A woman voter was proceeding to record her vote by candle light, and in bending over her head-gear came in con tact with the flame, and was speedily a mass of. flames. For tunately, the woman's husband was also in the room, and -he, with the assistance of the presid ing officer, managed to remove the hat before it had done any damage damage to- its. wearer, *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
To the Resipents of | PORT CYGNET AND 'DISTRICT. Coad's r Shop j will be opened 1 ON TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 1910, | By LTf)., of hobabt. Who will hold a - I S0l0 | ? OF MEN'S AND BOYS' | CLOTHING, LADIES' UNDERWEAR, DRAP ERY, and GENERAL : MERCHANDISE. THE SALE IS FOR ONE MONTH ONLY: And all goods arc marked at City ?: Prices. . ? - This is a rare chance for Country I buyers, to lay. in a ' stock of Wintpr 8 Goods on tho sanip , advantageous | terms as Hobartiaris, and is an oppor- 1 tunity nono should miss.' ' 1 Brawsieli J LIMITED.' j T. C. WILLIAMS, THE GAIETY. ELIZABETH' STREET, HOBART. All kinds of' Stationery, Postcards, Periodicals, etc., in stock. Country orders promptly attended to. ' TAILORING. We are the Tailors wh*o move with the 'Times,' and are always abreast of the latest fashions. 0ur 70/- Sac Suit is an Eye Opener. Send for Samples and Self-Measurement Forms, to DOWDING & PAUL, - . THE PREMIER TAILORS, 194 ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART Jones & Williams, LADIE...
NEW SOUTH WALES. ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIATION. MAN ARRESTED ON H.M.S, OMRAH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
MEW SOUTH WALES, ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIA TION. MAN ARRESTED ON ' H.M.S, ? -, OMRAH.': When the R.M.S. Omrah came alangside at Circular Quay, Syd ney, on Wednesday last detec tives went aboard, armed with a provisional warrant for the arrest 01 John W. Black, charg ing him with misappropriating £80 from Friedman and Co. at Perth. They found a man on the second class deck, sur rounded by his wife and family and their baggage, ready to go ashore. It is alleged that he admitted he was Black, so he was placed under arrest. In his pockets were circular notes representing £250 on the Bank of Australasia at Sydney.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
The Huon People Are up to Date, and. so are we. We are moving to our new promises and Up-to-Dato SAW MILLS AND JOINERY WORKS .In Melville Street. LOOK OUT FOR THE BIG SIGN. KEMP & DENNMG-, TIMBER & JOINERY MERCHANTS, Melville Street. P.S. — Largest Stocks, Cheapest Prices AT C. S. MARSH'S, Huonville, you can set your Drapery, Clothing:, Boots and Shoes, and Groceries at Town Prices for Cash, v ' l ' \ ;2
QUARANTINED PASSENGER DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
. QUARANTINED PASSENGER DROWNED. Mr Bowie, a third class passen ger. by the R.M.Sr- Otway, who was in quarantine at North Head, Sydney, was drowned on Wednesday last. He was fishing from the rocks with another man g,t at place called Old Man's Hat, and both were swept into the sea by a wave. The other man got hack to shore. Bowie's body has not yet been recovered. His wife and three children, the eldest cf whom is five years and the youngest 15 months, were in quarantine with him,
LADIES MATCH. FRANKLIN V. POMONA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
LADIES MATCH.. / ' FRANKLIN V. POMONA. In ideal Tennis weather a match between' two teams of ladies, representing the Franklin and Pomona clubs respectfully, eventuated at Shipwrights' Point on Monday afternoon. As in previous matches, the Franklin ladies proved too strong a com bination for their more youthful opponents, though be it said some of the sets were closely contested being, in two instances,- decided by the narrow margin qf a, few strokes In these sets, the Pomona ladies showed marked improve ment and promise of greater things in the near future. In several of the games good ex hibitions of tennis were given, though certain of the players, and particularly the visitors were somewhat bewildered by the extraordinary gyrations that the balls are wont to perform on a court possessing an uneven sur face. Owing to this fact it not infrequently happened that the court and not the players q.&wjeol the credit for the winning stroke. This precluded the effection em ploymen...
TENNIS. HOBART v. FRANKLIN. AN INTERESTING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
TENNIS. HOBART v. FRANKLIN. AN INTERESTING MATCH. j A match between a combination of Hobart players and a team selected from the Franklin Club was played on Dr. Anderson's private court on Saturday afternoon in the presence of a large number of guests from Huonville, ureeveston, (Jradoc, and otner parts ox the district. The weather was gloriously fine, and tho visiting players, amongst whom where the Tasmanian champion,Mr J. L. McGough, and such able exponents of the game as R. Nettlefold, J. Clinoh, J. Breen, and E. McFie, gave one of the best exhibitions of tennis that has been seen on the court. Not unnaturally, great things were expected of the State's champion, and in this regard those in attenHanr.A wprfl rmf. rliaannninfa/1 Though he played in two sets only, he ! displayed sufficient of his remarkable skill and accuracy of judgment to ex plain how it is that he has remained the invincible in championship matches for so many years. Mr Nettlofold, another of Hobart's ' A Grader...
INCREASED TAXATION [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
INCREASED TAXATION A serious business for you Mr Tax payer I Why should you provide for the w.ido.ws and' orplians' of thousands of. other men, who are able to do it them selves? Who have just as favourable rmnrvrt.nnitifis t.n-rlnv: a'a vnn 1m vo 9 Why should you help to provide Old Age Pension? in the future far other fgllovfs -vfho tq-day l\ave every opportun ity tq provide for- therriselyeg by effecting an endowment Asauranoe Policy in the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia to mature at 60 or 65. It is a man's duty, and his sacred privilege' to make an immediate and certain provision for his wife and children by effecting a policy of Assurance on his life in the National Mutual. . Rely upon it Mr Taxpayer, your taxes would be much heavier to-day if it were not for the splendid educational work done by the National Mutual and its Agents everywhere. The amount paid out last year to members on their representatives, was not less than £450,000. Just think what a lot of ...
MRS O'HARA DIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
' MRS O'HARA DIES. During Wednesday night last Mrs O'Hara, who for several days was reported to be in a critical condition, die.d -at the quarantine station. Her death, is the third ajjiong the Victorian passengers r»nnt.M ryforJ amnllnnv .'Hr Burnett Ham (Chairman of the Board of Public Health) stated on Tuesday that the other five patients were progressing satis . factorily, and 110 cases were under observation. A number of released passengers were ex amined at the Board of Health on Tuesday. The inspection was also satisfactory.
SMALLPOX OUTBREAK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 20 April 1910
SMALLPOX OUTBREAK. ; Dr. Robertson, reporting to Dr. Burnett Ham from Point Nepean. quarantine station, stated that Mrs.O'Hara, the last of the in mates to contract smallpox:, snowed no improvement in .her ?condition, but that the five other patients were 'doing well, and that there were no further cases under observation. It was in tended to liberate three more of - the. quarantined passengers 011 Tuesday, but v only one left the station. The others, according to the doctor's report, were re leasable too late , to catch the steamer, and elected to remain, in quarantine until Wednesday. . The 30 stevedores who assisted in the unloading of the Otway off Williamstown, and were put in quarantine, have been allowed . to return to their homes. All the , cases of smallpox have occurred among the third class passengers. The stevedores while at the station were treated as third class passengers, but were isolated from them, and Dr. Ham states that as they have been vaccinated and re-vaccina...