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KIDNAPPED CHILD. FOUND A PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
KIDNAPPED CHILD. FOUND A PRISONER. A ten-year-old schoolgirl, whose de scription was published in ' Lloyd's News' on March 6,. appeared at the Westminster Police Court recently, having been found a virtual prisoner in a house in Baker street, King's, Cross- road. Application had been made at the „same court a day or two before by an elderly man, her grandfather, for the assistance of the police and public in tracing tho child. Her name was Mabel Dick. She was formally charged at the in stance of the police under the Children's Act with being in the custody of a ' parent of criminal or drunken habits.' Tho girl's father is dead, and her grandparents, who have brought her up, stated that she was kidnapped by a man while on the way home from school. Inspector Bonnyman said that all efforts to trace the child failed until her description was published in the Press. He then received certain information and found the girl's mother; with a man she was living wuh, in a room in Barker scroot...
WRECK OF THE PERICLES. FORE PART BREAKING UP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
v WRECK OF THE PERICLES. FORE PART BREAKING UP. Captain Arundel, surveyor to Lloyds, has . returned to Perth from Cape Leeuwin, after making investigations ? regarding the wreck of the Pericles. The weather conditions were against his investigations, for although he cruised over the spot where the Pericles foundered he was i unable to see the wreck. He has I since made a recommendation to i Lloyds in London on the ques- | tion of salvaging the steamer, | and expects instructions by cable ! shortly. He said that the work i could be done by divers in fine i ITTAn+ll AH A1*» lir Til A AAUfVA n V* 1-7 I VV t/CtVllUJ. \JIXIJ , Alio \JCIX ClillU. I fittings of the fore part of the I vessel have come ashore near the Leeuwin, and the coast for thirty miles is strewn with wreckage. Captain Arundel considers that the after part of the vessel is still intact, but he is unable to form any opinion as to how long it will remain so.
RICH MAN'S RELATIONS, LETTER TO THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
RICH MAN'S RELA ' TSONS, , LETTER TO THE POLICE. Another letter has been received by tho police in Ballarat, in which relation ship is claimed with the old man who, under the name of M'Cormack, recently figured in Court as- the possessor of over £2,500, which was. sewn up in his ragged clothing. The letter is from Launceston, and the writer claims the old man as an uncle of one of his clients. This client has for some time been making inquiry in Tasmania, the correspondent states, for his uncle, who v/as of nomadic habits. The request was made that M'Cormick should be asked if he had a niece in Tas mania, and if he had lived there some time ago. Constable Brown on Friday afternoon saw the old man, who is living in a hut on the Burrumbeet road, and asked him if he had a niece. The old fellow, in reply, told Constable Brown that his name was not M'Cormack, but Luke Phillips. He denied having been in Tas- 1 mania, and said he had no relatives in Australia. '
STRIKE LEADERS IN CAOL. UNION SECRETARY'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
STRIKE LEADERS !M GAOL.- N ^ UNION SECRETARY'S VISIT. Mr E. Peters, the acting secre tary of the Colliery Employees' Federation, Sydney, receetly visitod the Bathurst and Goul burn gaols, and says that Peter Bowling and other imprisoned strike leaders there aro looking well, but have lost weight. They are, however, in good health, except Albert Burns, who is suffering from rheumatism. Bowling has been engaged in blacksmitliing, Lewis in tailor ing, and Burns in shoemaking. At Bathurst Brennan and Gray is. confined, but neither of them is well. Brennan is employed at bookbinding, and is hardly able ts do even that light work.
MUTINY ON SHIPBOARD. SEVERAL ARRESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
MUTINY ON SHIP BOARD. ? ? ^ ? — ? ' , 'SEVERAL ARRESTS. The master of the Norwegian barque i Paposa, which recenly reached Fremantle from Buenos Ayres, is experiencing great trouble with the members of his crew. During the voyage to Freemantle several of the crew refused work, and threatened the officers with violence. This morning a numuer or ine crew reiuseci to obey the tho commands of the master, and general 1 insubordination followed. The men throw several fowls overboard, and afterwards raided the galley. Four wore subsequently arrested for disobeying the commands of the officers. . It .is stated that the 'chief mate drew his revolver to prevent members of the crow from attacking him.
Alleged Forgery. Longley Farmer Charged. Accused Committed for Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
Alleged - Forgery. Longley Farmer Charged. Accused Committed for Trial. After several adjournments, granted for 'the purpose of having the accused placed under medical observation, the hearing of the charge of forging and uttering a cheque for £157 10s, preferred against John Robert Mitchell, a farmer of Lower Longley, has been disposed of at the Hobart City Police Court, Evidence was given by Charles Edward Woolley, ledger-keeper at the Commercial Bank to the effect that on the morning of the 8tli defendant handed him . a cheque to be marked, purporting to be signed J. W. Abbott and Sons. He marked the cheque ' Forgery, no account,' and handed it to the accountant, telling defendant to see him about it. To Mr Crisp (who appeared for defendant; : lie had no hesitation in saying that the cheque was not correct. He had not seen defendant before to bis knowledge. He formed no opinion as to accused's mental condition, and his con duct did not seem particularly strange. J. W. Abbott and ...
VICTORIAN OVERSEA FRUIT TRADE. SEASON PRACTICALLY CLOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
VICTORIAN OVER SEA FRUIT TRADE. SEASON PRACTICALLY : CLOSED. . : The Victorian 'oversea fruit export season has practically come to a close. Only one more consignment remains to be sent to the United Kingdom, and through provision has been made in the outgoing steamer for 7000 cases the quantity is not ex pected to reach 6000 cases. This will bring the total for the season to 149,570 cases, the figures being remarkably near the estimate of 150,000 cases made by the chief inspector, Mr J. G. Turner. The following table furnishes a com parison of the oversea exports for the season just closing and those for the corresponding period of the previous year : — 1909. 1910. Apples, cases ... 132,088 ... 149,570 Pe?.rs, case3 ... 6,600 ... 3,067 In addition to apples and p.ears, there were exported, in the 1909 season 340 cases of grapes, 24 cases of peaches, 15 cases of ?quinces, and 2 .cases of passion fruit. This year's exports com prised 50 cases of grapes and 2 cases of quinces. At the ...
Latest Cables. MAINLAND FRUIT MARKETS. SYDNEY. SYDNEY, April 26. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
Latest UsgiBi@sa MAINLAND FRUIT MARKETS. ' SYDNEY, - SYDNEY, AdhI 26. 'Tasmanian apples - today realised the following prices : — Alexanders, 3s to 5s a case ; Rip stones, 3s to 3s 6d ; Codlins, 3s to 3s 6d ; EC. 4s to 5s; NYP, 4s to 5s ; APM, 3s to 5s ; APM, 3s to 5s ; SPM, 3s 6d to 5s 6d ; PF. 4s to 6s; DC, 5s to 5s' 6d; Fannies, 6s to 7s ; Adams, 4s to 6s ; Others, 3s to 4s. Pears^ (Tasmanian) : Giblins, 5s to 8s a case ; WN, 10s a case ; Duchess, 9s to 10s 6d ; BB, 10s; WC (prime), lis ; Good ditto, 4s to 9s. Tomatoes, 8s a case.
"A PLURALIIT OF SPOUSES." LABORER CHARGED WITH BIGAMY." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
ss A PLITRALIIY OE - SPOUSES.' 1 LABORER CHARGED WITH ? ' BIGAMY.'' V v , 'Accused comes before the court on a charge of bigamy— which means that he possesses a plurality of spouses,' said the Crown Prosecutor (Mr .Woinaiv skil in opening the prosecution against Walter Edward Halls, a man of middle age, who was brought to trial before Mr Jus tice Cussen and a jury of twelve at the Criminal Court Melbourne last week. Accused, who pleaded not guilty, was defended by Mr. Larkin (Reynolds and Larkin). Mary Alice Halls, formerly Dyster, residing in Adelaide, claimed accused as her husband. She was married to him, she said, at Terowie, South Australia, on 7th April, 1883, according to Bap tist rites. After the marriage they lived as man and wife in New South Wales and South Australia, and there - were ten children born jto them. . In March, 1905, accused left her, and she did not see him again Until she met him in King-street, Mel bourne, in November last. She did not remain with him, but...
PEARY'S TURN TO BE DOUBTED. ENQUIRY COMMITTEE HESITATE TO SAY HE REACHED THE POLE. SERIOUS FLAW IN HIS TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
PEARY'S TURN TO BE DOUBTED. ENQUIRY COMMITTEE ? HESITATE .TO SAY = HE REACHED THE POLE. SERIOUS FLAW IN HIS ' TALE. A sensation, approaching that which followed on the impeach ment of - Dr. Cook's to have have reached the North Pole, is being caused by statements be? fore the American Congressional Sub-Committee charged with . investigatingCommander Peary's claim to be the discover. The committee recently, decided with practical unanimity not to _ be^ stow any reward upon Peary without further proof that he really got to1* the Pole. * This decision comes upon the com mittee's call six weeks ago for the explorer's data of his expedi tion. Mr R. Macon, representative for the State of Arkanas, roundly ? denounced the commander as an impostor, and- declared that his story had as many flaws in it as Dr. Cook's. ' How was it,' he demanded, : ' that whilst the average rate of progress until Capt. Bartlett was left behind 9.06 miles .a day it mysteriously averaged 24.6 miles after the separ...
HOBART FRUIT MARKET. HOBART, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
HOBART FRUIT MARKET. ? . Hobart, Tuesday. The demand for good lines still continues. Sales were effected to-day at the following prices : — Sturmers up to 3s 6d a case ; Scarlets to 4s 4d ; Adams' Pear mains, to. 8s Id; RB to 3s 6d; RP to 2s 6d ; Aromatics to 4s 5d ; New Yorks to 4s 3d ; Jonathans to 3s ; Crabs to 3s 9d. Peaches up to 4s a case ; pears (Napo leons) 3o 2s Id ; Josephine to 6s; other varieties to 4s 6d. ^
COOL STORAGE IN VICTORIA. GOVERNMENT CONTEMPLATES BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 27 April 1910
COOL . STORAGE IN ' - YIGTOEIA. ; 1 -. ? i 'r ,Q-_i ? 1 ? GOVERNMENT CONTEM- ? ' ' PLATES BUILDING.' '' -In consequence of an impres sion gaining ground that* the Government did not intend to continue its lease of the' city cool ?stores; (says Saturday's' ' Age ') a deputation representing the Western district and Gippsland produce companies waited upon the Minister of Agriculture on Friday to ask if it were a fact. ?« Mr O sborne, in introducing the subject, said he understood that a deputation representing the Chamber of Commerce had urged the Minister a few days ago either to take over the privately owned \yorlvS or give up the .Government Cool Stores, as the Government, the memblrs of the deputation said, was -unfairly competing with them/ If the Government gave up the cool stores tho producers would be at the mercy of the private firrp;s, The Minister, in reply, said ha could tell them plainly that i-he Government was not going to leave the producers at the mercy of private fir...