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FOOTBALL. Franklin Association Formed. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association Formed. ; . A public meeting, convened for the purpose of considering the ad visability of forming a football association in Franklin, was held in Watson's Sample Rooii on Mon day night. There was a la-ge at tendance, and Mr J. Priest. was elected to the chair. After some discussion it was decided that ah association be formed, to be called the Franklin Football association'. The following officers were elected : Patron, Dr. Cummiugs : Vice Patron, Mr B. Watson ; President, Mr Y\T. J. Thomas ; Committee : Messrs J. P. Ryan, S. W. Addison, J. McMullen, H. Outhbert and J. Priest; Hon. Sec., Mr Mac. Hay ; Treasurer, Mr U-. Mansnold. It was decided that arrange ments be made _ to play the . first match of the season, oh Saturday week. A letter from the Geeveston club was read, asking whether a tfeam from Fraiiklin would visit Geeveston to play a benefit match in aid of the young man Pilling, who lost one of his' legs some months ago, as a result of an acci...
Inter-State Items. VICTORIA. A MISER AND HIS HOARD. LADY SEEKS TO BORROW £2000. PUTATIVE RELATIVES ON THE TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
Inter-State Items. (From our Exchanges.) \ VICTORIA. | \ A MISER AND HIS HOARD. LADY SEEKS TO BORROW £2000. * ® — — — PUTATIVE RELATIVES ON : THE TRACK. Sergeant Beckman, officer in charge of the Ballarat city police station, received a letter on Wed day last from a lady living in a fashionable Melbourne suburb, enquiring if he could make it convenient to interview the old miser, John McCormack, and ascertain if he would be prepared to lend her £2000 out of his hoard. The lady, who gave her name and address, stated that she was prepared to. give first class '» security for the loan, and : would pay interest at the rate of 4 per cent. . As reported in the 'Age,' McCormack, when searched at the -Ballarat gaol after his arrest on a charge of vagrancy, was found to possess £2500 on deposit ~ at the Bank of Victoria at Bal larat. Sergeant Beckman, in referring to the letter, said -the police had many duties to perform, but he did not consider that the flotation of loans was among them. T...
THE FRUIT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
. THE FRUIT TRADE. i , A conference between the Director oi Agriculture' (Mr A. H. Benson) and the members of the Executive Committee of the Tasmanian Fruitgrowers' Union, from which the Press was excluded, took _.i . .. .... i': ? i ? fPl.„ ++n,.t. .H-tc, piace oil j.musua,y. j-uc oussed have not been disclosed, and _ho reason is given. why. this secrecy is being observed.' Nothing is known of what tool: piace beyond the vague information conveyed by a statement made subse quently by the Director. He says tne object of the conference was to enable him to get some knowledge of the local conditions of tho industry and export trade, and with a view to his .malting known to the members of the Union present his views ' on some of the aspects debated.' What those views are is known only to those persons in attend ance at the conference.
INCREASED TAXATION [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
INCREASED TAXATiON A serious business for you Mr Tax payer 1 Why sho»ld you provide for tho widows and orphans of thousands of other men, who are ablo to do it them selvo3? Who havo just as favourable opportunities to-day as you have ? Why should you help to provide Old Ago Pensions in tho future for other fellows who to-day have every opportun ity to provide for- themselves by .effecting an endowment Assurance Policy in tho National Mutual Life Association of Australasia to mature at CO or G5. It is a man's duty, and his sacrod privilege to make an immediate and certain provision for his wife and children by offccting a policy of Assurance on his life in the Na tional 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 tho 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 in creased taxes t...
POLICE DOGS PREVAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
POLICE DOGS PREVAIL. I ? ? . Two police dogs (says the Paris'; corre spondent 'of v the ', Daily Telegraph') were sufneient to put to flight a number, of disturbers of the peace at VinCennes,' and to secure the. capture of eight others. A shopkeeper in the district was being boycoUed for sonic time, arid latterly he receiver ttirpaii? chac ins shop would-be demolished or burnt down. But imme diately afterwards gangs of suspicious look im-; individual- assembled, and were going to pillage the -'hop. A telephone c.iU informed the policp. of was hap pening, and tv/o policemen, with their dog?, were at once despatched to the scene. Seven of the men took to flight, but tho vest remained, and intended' to fight -the -two policemen raid two dogs, vfho, they thought, wore no match for' flieni. Tho policemen simply let their 3ogs loose, and in a few Ji]in«tcs it was all over. The rebels capitulated e.iviia yells ami gro.'Mis, as they were being biVteij scientifically in tjje calves of their ...
TYPHOID FEVER IN MELBOURNE. MILK AND DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
TYPHOID FEYEE IN- -MELBOURNE. V , MILK AND DISEASE. An interesting article dealing with milk as an agent of disease has been contributed ? to the 'Argus' by Mr Charles Bage, M.D. ' He says ' Seventy-two cases of typhoid, traced to inffip.f-.fid n-.ilk from ono Hairv farm. furnish a striking lesson in the dangers of milk pollution ; the more so since the farm m question is reported to be well and cleanly kept; One cannot but sym pathise with the afflicted patients and their anxious relatives. All aliko are victims of that inertia with which the application of scientific knowledge is op posed when it is contrary to time honored prejudices and customs. It is probable, as the 'Argus' suggests, that, since Molbonrne has been sewered, most of tho greatly diminished number of cases of typhoid have been duo to infected milk, and, in the present state of our knowledge, it scorns equally probable that tho tuberculosis, said to be so rife in our dairy herds, is responsible for much suffering a...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
[?] It is with . pleasure that we learn' that Warden Frankcomb, who has been lai-d aside for the past ten days 'with a severe attack of influenza, is now on the road to recovery. . Upon enquiry last evening it was ascertained that his condition had improved sufficiently to enable liiin to leave his room, though it will doubtless be- some days hence before he will bo about again. We are confident the universal wish is that he will be speedily restored to good hoalth.
TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE HUON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE /HUON. ' Those, of our reacfers troubled with de fective sight, inflamed eyes, headaches, or requiring reading glasses, will be pleased to hear of the approaching visit of Air E. G,'Tempest-Warman, F.S.O.C., F.G.O.C., of Hobart and Sydney, an eye -specialist of extended exporienco and good reputa tion.' Mr-Tempest- Warman will attend at t lip .following places: — Geeveston, Hillcrest, Monday, May 2, from 3 p.m. till 9 p.m.; Franklin, at- Watson's Hotel, Tuesday, May 3 ; . Huonviile, at the Picnic Hotel, \Vednesday, May 4, from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m;; Lovett, at Dance's Hotel, from 3 -p.m. Wednesday, May and Thursday, -all day. The pppovtunity of ? consulting Mr Tempest- Warman ; should be taken advantage of by all suffer ing with their heads and eyes. Mr T. Warman tests sights and supplies best pebble glasses at Sydney prices.*
Current Topics. VOCAL AND DRAMATIC RECITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
|'@pisSn VOCAL AND DRAMATIC .RECITAL. An entertainment which promises to bo of a high standard of merit is to be given at 'Quigley'a Hall, Lovett, this evening, by Mrs Albert Bingham's Con cert Party. ' A . programme -Tcrabracing I- selections from the works of several of i the most famed of the musical masters is i to be- presented. Mrs Bingham herself will be heard in several operatic and dramatic numbers. To-morrow evening a recital will be given at the Franklin Town Hall, when an equally attractive programme will be submitted.
UPPER HUON EXPLORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
UPPER HUON EXPLORA tion. ' All arrangements in connection with the visit to the Upper Huon of an ex-, ploring party proposed -by -the Southern Tasmanian. Railway and Exploration League _ are now well' in hand. The object of the viisit into give Ministers, politicians, and oilier interested citizens an opportunity of viewing the large areas of splendid land existent in this locality, i.nd to demonstrate to them the need for some thing being done to develop .the hi lent resources to bo found tliero. It is expected that tho parky will leave Hobart on May 9, * ?
VEGETARIANISM AND BOOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
VEGETARIANISM AND BOOTS. The prevalence of vegetarianism has raised the price of boots in America. It is like this. Fewer people now eat meat; therefore, fewer cattle are killed ; therefore, there are fewer hides ; there fore, there are fewer boots; and there fore boots are more expensive. It ? is quito simple when you know how it is done., i '
ANOTHER PEA RIFLE FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
ANOTHER PEA RIFLE FATALITY. . A boy named Claude Pirie, aged 16, has died in Lithgow Hospital as the result of injuries reoeived from a shot from a pea rifle at Lidsdale. Deceased and and his brother were out shooting rabbits, and after placing the rifle in a bag they threw it down. When it struck the ground it went off. The bullet entered the lower part of the lad's stomach.
THE WILLOUGHBY TRAGEDY. THE FATHER CHARGED WITH MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
. THE WILLOUGHBY TRA GEDY. THE FATHER CHARGED WITH MURDER. A revelation was made last ? week in connection with the - tragedy at Willoughby. A post mortem examination of the body of the little girl Florence May i Phillips was made by Dr Palmer, ? J-* ? ? X ? J - ? 1 nvi^l l ^lOveriimeiiu meuiutti uuiutu, auu it was discovered that she had been brutally outraged before fceing murdered. JMrs Phillips, accompanied by her brother, 'Mr John Bundy, went to the Morgue on Wednesday and identified the body of her daughter. There was a pathetic scene when the body was uncovered on one of the slabs. The mother had to be carried from the place. Wm. Phillips, the father, also went to the morgue, and, in answer to a question by the Coroner, said the child was his. He maintained the same calm which has marked his conduct since the finding of the body, but when the name of his daughter was read out he covered his face with his hands, ' and his body shook with sobs. Phillips, who was under detention...