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INSURANCE RECOVERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
INSURANCE RECOVERIES. Messrs T. Boss-Walker Pty. Ltd., of Hobart, are in receipt of advice from Messrs -Yeoward Bro. that their claims against their underwriters in respect of damage sustained by their consignments per Fordsdale and Port Sydney last season, have now been settled, and that detailed- statements and credit notes may be exDected by the next mail.
Correspondence. FINDING WORK. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Correspondence. FINDING WORK. To the Editor. Sir, — Rice, the emblam of fer tility, is still frequently thrown at weddings. Next time someone is engaged in thus perpetuating this ancient custom, he should remem ber, if only momentarily, what the rice industry has done for Australia. Those interested in importing and the 'do nothinW'— who belie their name only, in producing criticism — always asserted that rice would never be profitably grown in the Common- - wealth. The brilliant idea of giving it a eucalyptus taint like our to bacco, was overlooked. There was, however, the climate and lack of water to fall back upon. California, however, was then successfully growing rice. Figures which have just .been published about rice pro duction! — the youngest of our pri- 1 mary industries— are arresting. They ^ , ^how, indubitably, that a policy of growing or making what is required - , here, not only keeps money in Aus tralia, but provides work — that elusive luxury which every nation is t...
ENGLISH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
ENGLISH MARKET. Messrs T. Boss-Walker Pty. Ltd., of Hobart, are in receipt from Messrs Yeoward Bros., under date of Liver pool, January 31st, of the following market reports: — Extra fancy De licious, 11/6 to 13/; Newtown Pip pins, 11/6 to 12/6; Winesaps, 11/9 to 12/; Spitzenbergs, mainly from 11/ to. 12/. The two last-named, which comprise a very large propor tion of the later shipments from the United States ' to England and the Continent, are, under the new regu lations, no longer permitted to be shipped from Australia to the over seas markets.
Geeveston BIRTHDAY PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Geeveston BIRTHDAY PARTY. Mr and Mrs Ken. McICibben, Ker mandie Road, entertained a large number of young people at their home last Saturday evening, to cele brate the 19th birthday of \ their, niece, Miss Fay Killingback. PERSONAL. | Mrs A. Luttrell, sen., with her son ! - Geoff, left this week to join her hus- j band in Melbourne, where they willi reside in the future. Mr A. Lut-j -trell will be much missed because of' I his connection with the Huon and Channel Draughts Association. He was a promoter and active member . of that association, and an organiser , in country teams versus city teams..! His son, Mr Frank Luttrell, still a resident of Geeveston. was the win- i ner of the; T.U.D.A. championship last year. Pastor Martin, formerly -in ; charge of the Geeveston Church of Christ, accompanied by his' wife and chil dren, is visiting friends in Geeves-i ton. .? ? . v i Miss Joan Conway has returned home to Geeveston . for a few days, I but leaves next, week with her father, I Mr ...
Fruit News BRISBANE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Fruit News I BRISBANE MARKET. Hedley ? Geeves Pty. Ltd., of Bris bane, writes: — The early part of - February -was conspicuous by the dTy sunny weather, which was con ducive to good sales of fruit, and the supplies coming forward' in- the early part were mainly from Stanthorpe, the growers from that area market ing at the time plums, peaches, and early apples, mainly Gravensteins. A large number of the apples were on the small side, and it was difficult to effect sales at satisfactory prices, the main values being: Gravensteins, to 101/ for 2 Jin. t o 23in.; Mcintosh Reds, 2 Jin. to 23in., 8/ to 9/; 2 Jin., ,, 4/6 to 6/; Jonathans, 2iin. and 21in, V 10/, 2iin., 6/. Cooking apples: Granny Smiths, about 7/, other cook ers, 3/ to 5/.
The Weather REPORT FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
The Weather REPORT FOR FEBRUARY. The Weather- Bureau reports that - the rainfalL. -for -February was over-| average onufttjhe. East Coast, but i chiefly underr'average elsewhere. De ficiencies were very considerable in the north-west and west, where only , about half '' the normal February | rainfall was received. In the far ! north-west deficiencies amounted to.. ! as much as 85 per cent, of the ave j rage, and at one or two stations it; , was the driest February on record, i Some stations in the north-east, on ' ' the other hand, had from 2£ to over ; I four time's the average. ? Totals for , 'the three -months, December, Janu- ' I ary and1 February, were the lowest I on, record at some stations on the: West Coast, with records extending: over a period of 40 years. j Mean temperatures were about normal, but at a few stations about 1 deg. above the average. Some; short periods of warm weather , oc curred about the 8th-9th, 21st-24th, and 28th, and disastrous bush fires were associa...
Obituary MR. JAMES C. HARRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Obituary MR. JAMES C. HARRIS. A gloom was cast over the district by the sudden- death from pneumonia at the Young Hospital, N.S.W., of Mr James C. Harris, in his 46th year. He was the fourth son of Mr James Harris, sen., of Garden Island Creek. The late Mr J. C. Hax-ris was born at 'Hobart in 1888, but was brought to Garden Island Creek by his parents as a child', and spent most of his life there. A few years ago he established a hop field in the dis trict, and demonstrated that hops could be grown equal to anything in the Derwent Valley, but the slump in the hop market forced him to abandon the venture after sinking in it all his capital. He then decided to move to New South Wales, where he was engaged in- the fruit industry. ? Mr Harris took a keen interest in all sport, and any forward move ment for the betterment of the dis trict had his whole-hearted support. He leaves a wife (nee Blackmore), two daughters and a son, to whom the deepest sympathy is extended. His father, Mr Jame...
60 Bushels an Acre HIGH WHEAT YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
60 Bushels an Acre HIGH WHEAT YIELDS. In the experimental plots con ducted by the Agricultural Depart ment of .Victoria at .the Longerenong Agricultural College, wheat yields of more than 60 bushels to the acre were obtained last year. These ex periments have been conducted since 1912, that farmers on the Wimmera black soils may be provided' with a reliable guide ' as to the best practices. , At no stage- in the year was growth materially checked, and the average return from the variety j trials was 52 bushels; an acre.. The highest yield was. by the crossbred Canberra X Hard Federation, which returned1 61.4 bushels to the acre. Then followed Nizam 57.8, and Free: Gallipoli 55.7. I The .report states the Crossbred ' Canberra X Hard! Federation; has not ' given consistently high returns, and I therefore has not been recommended ' to farmers. ' ' j The first Australian newspaper was published on March 5th 1803.; ' * 1 . :?
Esperance Council NEW COUNCIL CHAMBERS. OPENED BY THE GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Esperance Council I NEW COUNCIL CHAMBERS. OPENED BY THE GOVERNOR. Good weather favored the Es perance Council on Tuesday last, when His Excellency the Governor (Sir Ernest Clark) opened the new council chambers at Geeveston, in the presence of a large gathering of residents, which included1 the scholars from the local State School. Precisely at one minute past three the vice-regal party arrived at the hall. The Governor was accompanied by Lady Clark and Commander R. W. V. Beattie (aide-de-camp). With the party were also Sir John Evans, M.H.A. (Speaker), Hon. H. S. Baker, M.H.A. (Attorney-General), and Messrs A. G. Ogilvie, B. Wat kins and A. C. Seabrook, M.H.A's. ( iyi otnKove -fnv Hicfripf.V A. C. Blacklow, M.H.R. At the entrance of the. new coun cil buildings Sir John Evans (senior member) introduced to the Governor and Lady Clark the Warden (Cr. E. Burgess) and Mrs Burgess. The War den then introduced to the Governor arid' Lady Clark the council clerk (Mr A. E. Davis), and thfe f...
The Centenary THE WORLD'S GREATEST AIR RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
The Centenary THE WORLD'S GREATEST AIR RACE. Where the air race will finish is a big ' question for Sir McPherson Robertson's Air .Race Committee. The whole arrangements for the air race: are in the hands of a subcom mittee of the Centenary Council, which will report shortly when the proposed landing place and the site of the air pageant will be widely dis cussed. The- need for accommoda tion for a huge crowd has led to the proposal that one of the racecourses be utilised, and the Moonee Valley course, which has the advantage of a large polo ground in the centre, that would1 make an ideal landing place, is regarded as a possible site, although it lacks the space for spec totars possessed by the Flemington course. Interest in the air race continues unabated — the interest is constantly stimulated1 by news of big machines being ordered by overseas competi tors'. At least 30 entries are ex pected, but it is possible that this number will be largely increased when the closing date comes...
Sporting Notes CRICKET NEW NORFOLK v. CLAREMONT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Sporting Notes CRICKET NEW NORFOLK v.* CLAREMONT . . A match played by ? the above teams 'resulted in a win by Clarer mont ? 'by 45 runs. E. Swan'n was again successful with the bat, mak ing 73 for New Norfolk. A, Young (Glareniont) was the next top scorer. Scores:— / . 'new .NORFOLK. , G. Hardie, b R. Ransley .i . . 0) E! Hall, b T. Barnes . . 7! D. Swann, c D.- Darling, b R. I ? Ransley . . . . . .' . . . . . . :: 6 M. Jillett, lbw,'b B. Reynolds . 0; A. Brown; c B. Reynolds, b- R. Ransley 11-. N. Salter, lbw, b;R. Ransley ... 17 R.' Swann, c B; Reynolds, -.b R. m , Ransley . . . . i . . . ; . 73 E. Swann, st. Sutton, b ' B. , Reynolds . . ......... -40 A:.1 ? Gossage, not out 33 A;- iTraill, run out' ; ... .?. . . 10 D. Hill, run out \ . . ... . . . . : 3 ' Sundries^ . . 11 Total ? ? 211 jBowling: T. Barnes, 40-1-24; D. Darling, 8-0-4; ' R; Ransley, 1045 129; B. Reynolds, 40-2-24; A. Steed man, 32-0-19. CLAREMONT. B. Reynolds,. h.w.,r b A.- Brown 43 R. Harris, c A.. Traill, b N. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
1 Hobart's Mightiest Sale ??? . mm^m flm mmm. mam gm dm JUflflb ????? mm OF MEN S WEAR MEN'S TROUSERS SACRIFICED 5/(j Men's Cotton Tweed Trousers . . 2/11 Men's Lightweight Cotton1 Tweed Trousers, sturdily sewn, strong pockets. Sizes 4 to 8. Usually 5/11. Sale Price, 2/11. g/0 Men's Flannel Sports Trousers '. ..' .;. 5/11 What a bargain! Obtainable in Grey, Fawn, .Brown, etc., with faint stripes, finished with side straps, belt loops, side pockets, fashionable width cuffs. Sizes 3 to 7. Usually 8/6. Sale Price, 5/11'. XO/6 Men's Flannel Sports Trousers '. . . *7/6 A large lange of smart designs to choose from in this season's shades. Made from splendid quality trouering flannel, finished shades. Made from splendid quality trousering flannel, finished cuffs. Sizes 3 to 7. Usually 10/6. Sale Price, 7/6. 12/6 Men's Flannel Sports Trousers .... 9/6 Made from Superior Quality Trousering. In alt the fashion able shades of 'Greys, Fawn, Brown, etc., in stripes or plain. Finished with pleat...
Branding Fruit OVERSEAS REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Branding Fruit OVERSEAS REQUIREMENTS. The following are the abbreviation requirements in banding cases for , - ^ export overseas: — ?- Schedule A. — Dessert Apples (2in. c : min., to 22in. max.) Name Abbrevia- , .n . tions. ~ Cox's. Orange Pippin . .: . C.O.P. King Pippin ? K.P. . , ' Crofton ? CROF. Jonathan ? JON. Pomme de Niege . . . : . . P.D.N. Worcester Pearmain ... W. P.M. Yates ? YATES Schedule B. — Dessert Apples (2 iin. min., to 2£in. max.) V Adams Pearmain ? ? A.P.M. ' ' Aromatic .. . '. . ... . . ARO: * ' Cleopatras ? CLEO. - Delicious ? DEL. ^ Dougherty ? DHTY. - Gravenstein . : ? GRAV. Geeveston Fanny ? - G.F. * King David; .... ? ? ? ? ; LAJLLA Lalla . . . .? ? / LALLA . Newtown Pippin . . ^ , N.T.P: Ribston Pippin . . . . . R.P. \ Scarlets ? ? ? S. P.M.' Shoreland Queen . ..... S.Q. i Rokewood1 . . ' ? t ROKE * f Sturmer ? 1 S.T. P. Stone Pippin ? . S.P/ Statesman ? STN. Australian Beauty . . . . A.B. - Schedule C. — Culinary (2Jin. min., to 3in. max.) - ^ French Cra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
' ? — ? — ? ? ? ? For Top Market Prices! CONSIGN TO ' S. M. MACHADO & Co. PRIVATE TREATY SALESMEN ? All United Kingdom and Continental Markets UNIVERSAL / £\\ Shipping Number , ? ? . Stencils and Triplicate Advice Note Books obtainable from R. O. MATHER, Bursary House SOLE TASMANIAN REPRESENTATIVE - ? , ? ; ? ? ? ? ? , ? ?- - ; ; *
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
THE WEATHER. The weather over Tasmania, last week has been for the greater part, fine, but some showers fell fairly generally, during the week-end. (24 25th'), and over the western half or the State on the , Wednesday * even ing. Extreme temperatures during the week were as follows: — Hobart, 93.7 deg.. on the 28th ult., and 44.9 dog. on the 2nd; Launceston,' 86 deg. on the 28th ult., and 45 deg. on. the 26th ult. Other stations: 90; deg., at Cape Bruni on the 28th ult., and 29 deg. at Miena on the 2nd. inst. The rainfall for the week was as fol lows: — Hamilton; 30 points,-: Both well, 19; New Norfolk, 46 ; Hobart, 8 ; Springs,. 50 ; Rokeby, . 7 ; . Frank lin, 43; Hythe, 23; Cape Bruni, 37-
BADMINTON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
BADMINTON. The annual general meeting of the NewV Norfolk Methodist Badminton Club was held in the Methodist schoolroom 'on Monday last, Febriir ary 26th. The secretary (Mr E. L. Wigston) said that the club could not. carry on financially without the as sistance of social functions. It was therefore decided that' the club be dissolved. ???. . ?/- ,. v :At the conclusion another meet ing was held, principally to in augurate a new club. The new club as c-rlled the ,'Thalassa'.' Badminton, Cl_b. The officers elected were:— Patron, Hon. L. M. Shoobridge; president, ; Mr .H. W. Traill ; a num ber of 'vice-presidents;' secretary, Mr, E. . L. Wigston ; treasurer, . Mr E. Ransley ; captain Mr A. Brown; vice captain, Mr N.' Salter; committee, Miss P. 'Wills, Mrs Coleman, Mr A. Voight,, Mr A. Traill ; . delegates ' to the association, Messrs A. Brown, N.; Salte:r, and E. L. Wigston. The annual meeting of .the New iNorfolk Badminton Club was held in the/ Library Hall on Wednesday even-, ing, F...
V.C. FOR A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
. ' , V.C. FOR A DOG. ? Bob : of Carmel, an Alsatian dog, owned by Mr Elliott Durham, late of California, was adjudged the bravest dog in California, and was presented with a gold medal. He salved his master's life on two oc casions. He was in his master's car when, it caught fire. He warned' his master, who drove the car into ia ditch. The master was unconscious. Bob, seeing the danger, did not hesi tate, but sprang to the rescue. He dragged 'his master, to safety, and was severely burned in doing so. At a later date his master was walkirig near the edge of a cliff when, he slipped over the edge owing to the loose earth. He grabbed a small shrub, but his weight was too much. The dog, seeing the danger, crawled over' and grasped his master by the coat collar. Both were slipping when friends came along and pulled them to safety. Had it not been for the dog Mr Durham would have crashed to the bottom before as sistarice could have arrived. Bob has now added another brave deed to his cr...
WHERE THE MONEY GOES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
WHERE THE MONEY GOES. Coniplaints have frequently been made in these columns about the disparity between the money paid by consumers for primaiy produce and the returns that the grower receives. The most remarkable instance of this which we have come across recently , was given puDiicity in ine Mel bourne press last week, when the secretary of the Housewives' As sociation of that city made the fol lowing comments on the result of the association's efforts to assist, the. black currant growers of Tasmania by purchasing their produce as they had done in previous years. The writer pointed out that owing to the disastrous fires in Tasmania, the quantity of black currants available for export to Melbourne this seaor was only 96lb, on which the follow - ing charges were exacted before the grower gets his share :— Tasmahian charges: Wharfage and entry, 6d; railage, 2/3; agency and attendance, 1/6; bill of lading and stamp, 9d; labor at wharf, 6d; and shipping company's or agents' charges t...