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Franklin Water Supply PROPOSED EXTENSION. POLL OF RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
Franklin Water Supply PROPOSED EXTENSION. 5 ; ?? (' , - POLL OF RATEPAYERS. Warden G. C. Frankcomb, refer ring to the proposed' extension of the Franklin water -supply 'to.- South Franklin as (far as-'Mr'J; S. Griggs' property, .said that as an objection had been lodged- against the council proceeding with the borrowing of £600 for the work, it would be neces sary to take a poll of the ratepayers within the area to be served'. - Cr. Ryan said the . responsibility for the proposed loan had nothing to do -with the present Franklin area. The ratepayers along the proposed extension line are making themselves responsible for the new liability. If, they had been unanimous there would not have been any necessity .-for.- a poll. . 1 ; ''v . ? i Cr. Skinner: , tf-' the 'Franklin people find-that they will require a longer pipe line to supply- the : in1 creased- demand for water, who is:to bear' the expense? Cr. Ryan : It would only mean rais ing the dam. The pipe line is large enough to carr...
RECORD PRICE FOR PEACHES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
(RECORD PRICE FOR PEACHES. Last week what is believed to be. I the record price 'for a loiig time : was | paid in the City Markets, 'Sydney, 'for two cases of peaches grown at Bath urst by Mr H. Chapman. Each of the cases contained . only 48 peaches, the size of which may be realised when it: is mentioned' that the average contents of containers of that size usually range from -about 150. The price paid was 18s per case, or 4*d for each peach.
BEST SIZE FRUIT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
.. BEST SIZE FRUIT CASE. . Some time ago the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research published a bulletin ~rela-tTve'to .fruit cases, and in it recommended'- that .a case measuring (inside) 18in. long, ' 14Jin. deep by 9in, wide, for use for - the apple export trade. Such a recommendation was made long be fore investigations into the fruit case question were completed. The special committee on fruit cases of the Standards Association of Aus tralia, who are working in conjunc tion with the 'C.S.I.R. ' on this sub ject, strongly objected to that Coun cil 'making the recommendation they made relative to the durrm case Tien fl ing finalisation of the investigations, and at a meeting held at the office of the Council for Scientific and Indus trial Research, of this special com mittee , which represents the Apple , and Pear Export Council, Department , of Commerce, Victorian Department of Agriculture, Softwood Case Shook Manufacturers, Hardwood Case Man ufacturers, Victorian Fruit ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21. - MELTON SALE. A G. WEBSTER' & SONS LTD. . * wiir sell at 'Melton on Wednes day, March 21, at 12 o'clock — . - : 1750 SHEEP. From Hutton Park — . . . .- 140 2-tooth Polwarth ewes ?? ' 40 -4 and 6-tooth Polwarth ewes' ' 140 F.M. Polyarth ewes ~ , 140 F.M. Polwarth ewes V - 100 Corriedale ewes, .4 and 6-tooth , 100 -'Corriedale wethers, ditto 150 Comeback lambs, mixed. sexes; - . From The Knoll — , ' '200 Corriedale cross lambs, mixed . sexes * jt 40 Crossbred lambs, Apsley * 40 Crossbred ewes, ditto :. From Llangollen— - ' ''i... ' 120 Crossbred lambs, mixed sexes -? 60 Crossbred ewes From Lynwood — 250 Crossbred ewesx 2, 4, 6 & F.M. 50 Comeback lambs, Bagdad 80 Corriedale cross ewe lambs, Moorlands 90 Crossbred ewes, Melton 30 Crossbred lambs, 'Spring Hill 30 Crossbred ewes, ditto FORTHCOMING SALES. STOCK. ^ G. WEBSTER AND SONS LTD. Riversdale Sale, Fri., March 16. Melton Sale, Wednesday, March 21 Buckland Sale, Fri., March 23. Bridgewater Horse ...
SHIPS DUE AT HOBART. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
SHIPS DUE AT HOBART. : . The following vessels are due at - Hobart on the undermentioned dates to load- fruit- for the ports shown :- — ? _ March Ceramic, '18,495 tons, for Liverpool and London) .. 22 Royal Star, 7900 tons, for Liverpool and Hamburg . -24 . . Corinaldo, 7131 tons, for Ham- V burg, London, Manchester — :. Navasota, 8795 tons, for Lon- ; - . . ? don, Hull, and Hamburg . 28 ' - Matakana, 8043 tons, for Lon- ? - 'v don and Rotterdam .... 29 ? s ' ? Hurunui, 9243 tons, for Ham- 7 , burg . ? ? —
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
j E. WINTERS .Farm Produce Agent. Turbot Street, BRISBANE. .«?' .-J ? IABLE ADVICE PROMPT RETURNS : HIGHEST AVERAGED PRICES; The firm with the reputation for reliability. Rational Bank of Australasia Ltd., George Street, Brisbane, 'spondence Invited. ? SHIPPING NO. ^3 . ' .BUSHED 1892. the WELL KNOWN FIRM, ARKELL & SONS i enjoyed the confidence of Fruitgrowers in all the Eastern States of the Cpmmonwealth. ls'gnment of Fruit sent this Firm receives the personal ttention of one or other of its Principals. alues and prompt returns are assured by shipping to W. ARKELL AND SONS. FRUIT EXCHANGE, BRISBANE. 12 Brisbane Fruit Market. NDOZA & WRIGHT BRISBANE FRUIT EXCHANGE. ' oe pleased to receive consignments of Tasmanian Fruit. IE ADVICE AND PROMPT RETURNS ARE OUR MOTTO. SHIPPING No. 4Q , ices: National Bank of Australasia, or 'Huon Times.' - cils and Advice Notes supplied free on application A. NICHOLSON :iPAL MARKETS, ROMA STREET, BRISBANE. ? ? : ? ; ? ? ? ? i * . Municip...
THE AMAZING ANT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
THE AMAZING ANT. A French naturalist, observing . ants in Africa, reports ^that he put some grain in a box on the top of a pole. , The ants climbed the pole, and at first carried the stuff away, grain by grain, down the pole. But the second day they had thought out a- oetter way. Two gangs appeared, one' to climb the pole, the other to receive the grain dropped to them by the top gang. ? Bands of glue were then painted' round the stick, but the ants, after a few of them hadi been caught, built ? a dyke oyer the gum, using sand and earth for their bridge. The box was then placed on! a tripod, which was put in a pan o'f water. . For a long time the ants seemed to ' be thinking this puzzle out. t They appeared again, quite prepared' for their task. A file : of them were carrying leaves and tiny twigs, with which they formed a pontoon bridge to one leg of the tripod, and so reached the grain. The investigator was most interested to observe that the ants chose floating materials to ? bui...
INDIAN'S TALL SCORE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
INDIAN'S TALL SCORE. In a match this season, J. Have wallah, of tKe Bombay Club, scored 453 not out. This is the biggest score ever made by an Indian. To Eradicate Blackberries. — One method is to cut off the blackberries close to the- ground, disturb the. earth near the stems and pour on a solu tion made by dissolving lib. of caus tic soda in one gallon of water. A second method is to cut the black berries near to the ground, touise the stems, and then pour, over them a strong brine made by boiling rock salt in water. A third way is to clear the earth away from the roots a little and sprinkle freely with coarse salt. If. a little water can be poured round to carry €he salt to the roots, the process will 'be. con siderably accelerated. . ? '
B GRADE. BATTING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
B GRADE. I BATTING. ' . ' , j Inn. Rns. H.S. Av. A. Medibury . 8 366 149 45.75 R. Fulton . . 10 366 103 36.60 B. Temple .. 4 126 63 31.50 B. MoMullen . 5 115 . 63* 28.75 R. McMullen . 5 -74 23* 24.66 P; Peacock ..' 3 47 26 23.50 D. Cameron ... 3 62 41 20166 D.' Watson i ; 10 177 54 , 17.70 W. Price .... 8 122- . 49* 17.43 F. Cameron . . 7 88 ?? 44 14.66 W. Strang . . '9 ' 95' 21 13.57 I. Yeates . . . 7 * 51 29 8.50 V. Payne : . 4 21 9 5.25 * Signifies not. out. BOWLING. - Wkts. Rns. y'Av: W. Strang .. . . 12 223 18.58' D. Cameron .... 9 186 20.66 W. Price . . . . . . 9 188 20.89 B. McMullen . . . . 10 221 22.10 P. Peacock . . . : . '3 81 2i7.00 R. Fulton ? 8 284 35.50 B. Temple ..... 2 - 79 39.50 R. McMullen. . . . . 1 76 76.00
ENGLISH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
V ENGLISH MARKET. ?Messrs T. Boss-Walker Pty. Ltd., of Hobart, are in receipt of advice from Messrs Yeoward Bros., Liver pool, under' date of January 25th, to the following : — Trices varying from about 11/ to 13/6 a case continue to be! made for the principal varie ties of American apples. It is gen erally accepted here that shipments of apples from Canada and U.S.A. will be much smaller during the re mainder of the present season than they have been in previous years, andi a.i'e likely to finish earlier. Con sequently 'early shipments of Aus tralians are likely to do very well. What will happen later on in the Australian season is still a matter of cenjecture. Prices will largely de pend) upon the regularity and ap proximate equality in ' size of the weekly arrivals throughout the sea son. If we are to have the/ same ? congestion of arrivals as last year, ? . - efforts made to improve matters in other directions may be rendered null and void.
FRUIT SHIPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
( . FRUIT SHIPMENTS. Cortona left Hobart last Friday, * having loaded 18,746 cases of apples for Hull, 27,690 cases for Hamburg, - 37,226 cases apples and 6300 cases : pears for London. Mooltan left Hobart on Saturday, having loaded 28,072 cases of apples for London. Jervis Bay left Hobart on Tues day, having loaded 16,230 cases of apples for Hull, and 10,960 cases for . London. '/ Nestor left Hobart on Tuesday, ? having loaded 26,000 cases of, apples for Liverpool and Glasgow. Otaki is loading 48,000 ' cases of apples at . Port Huon for London, andi Liverpool. Port Adelaide sailed . for London to-day frorii- Hobart, having lifted 60,000 cases of apples. ? : Kumara will arrive at Hobart to morrow and commence loading 53,000 cases of apples fors London and Bremgn. v Orford will arrive at Hobart to morrow and commence loading apples for London. V
GLASGOW AND LIVERPOOL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 15 March 1934
GLASGOW AND LIVERPOOL MARKETS. Under date of ' Glasgow, January 30th; Messrs Yeoward Bros, report that leading varieties of American .- apples were selling in that market at the following prices: British Colum- . bian extra fancy Delicious, -12/ to 14/ a case; Jonathans; 11/6. to 13/ (small, 9/9 to 10/3) ;. Hood River extra fancy Delicious, 14/ to 14/6; Spitzenbergs,* 11/6 to 12/; Washington Winesaps, 11/6 to 12/6. In Liverpool on' the 7th February, best ' Oregon Newtowns were bring ing from 11/ to 12/, and Delicious from 11/ to 13/6, Washington New towns from 12/6 to 14/, and Brit- ' ish Columbian Delicious from 12/6 to 13/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
AUSTRALIAN FRUIT AND Produce Co. Ltd. '-'? MEMBERS OF THE SELECTED AGENTS' ASSOCIATION. HEAD OFFICE: SYDNEY. SHIPPING No.'Jgg' Branches at Newcastle (N.S.W.) and Municipal Markets; Brisbane (Q.) ; SHIPPING No. g All consignments receive prompt attention.' Account Sales forwarded on completion of Sales. MR. V. IKIN- Hobart Southern Representative. Correspondence Invited. , . . SHIP YOUR FRUIT TO './ HOPKINS & LIPSCOMBE Proprietor: STANLEY H. POGSON. LICENSED FARM PRODUCE AGENT. MUNICIPAL MARKETS, SYDNEY. . - PROMPT RETURNS. ' SHIPPING NO. gg Bankers: Bank of N.S.W., Town Hall Branch, SYDNEY. J. & G. ROUGHLEY . . -v-; -?-'?- LICENSED FARM PRODUCE AGENTS^ _;vi^ FRUIT EXCHANGE, BATHURST. STREET, SYDNEY. - 1/ BLOCK NO. 55 ' Established 1882. Highest Market Prices. , . Consignments promptly acknowledged, and ?followed on clearance by Account Sales and Cheques. .; TRIAL CONSIGNMENT SOLICITED. Bankers: Bank of New South Wales, Bathurst Street, Sydney! FEUITGROWERS! ? ?. CONS...
HANDSAW HINT [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
HANDSAW HINT \ , Filed at the heel end of the blade, small teeth will enable one to start al handsaw without making a ragged deg at the beginning of a cut. The points of the first 24 teeth are ground off, so that a notch can be filed in the centre of each one to' make two fine teeth. Making a few short strokes with these teeth -will start a clean, even cut.
Toll of the Coast PROTECTING AUSTRALIA'S SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
Toll of the Coast PROTECTING AUSTRALIA'S SHIPPING. Roughly, 1900 vessels have been lost in Australian waters since 1826. King Island, in Bass Strait, has claimed 42 wrecks, with the loss of 424 lives. D'Entrecastaux Channel has a record almost as bad. Many of these shipwrecks occurred before the coast was properly charted, and when lights and navigation marks were ferw and far hstwppn. Now modern science, with remarkable navigation devices and accurate charts, has combined with the almost infallible lighting system of the coast to reduce risk to a minimum. Recently the Government light house steamer Cape York left Wil liamstown on- ' her quarterly visit to the Tasmanian group of lights. On the cruise the Cape York will visit Hunter, Goose, Swan, Deal, Bruni, Tasman and, Maatsuyker Islands. Maatsuyker, which is Australia's southernmost light, is probably the most desolate. Great waves, born in t)he icy waters of the Antarctic, hurl themselves on Maatsuyker's rocky cliffs. Few ships p...
OVERSEAS FRUIT TRADE GROWERS OBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS BUT FAIL TO AGREE ON PROTEST [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
OVERSEAS FRUIT TRADE GROWERS OBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS BUT FAIL TO AGREE ON PROTEST ?'. The meeting held at Huonville on Thursday evening to discuss the de sirability of asking the Federal Au thorities to relax the regulations re garding the number of varieties of and the present limitation of sizes was attended by about 100 growers from all parts of the Huon. There were also present Senator C. P. Grant. Mr A. C. Blacklow. M.H.R.. Sir John Evans, Hon. W. H. Calvert, Mr A. C Seabrook, M.H.A., several Tasmanian ' representatives of the Apple and' Pear Export Council, and the 'State Fruit Advisory Board, the Director of Agriculture, Mr F. Ward, and the Chief . Horticulturist, Mr P. H. Thomas. » Warden G. C. Frankcomb presided and said the meeting had been called at the instance of the Huon Muni cipal Council. He apologised for the absence of the chief mover, Cr. D. E. Ryan, on account of illness, but said- other membeis of the coun cil would put forward the proposals for alleviating the c...
Cottage Hospital SLIGHT REDUCTION IN DEFICIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
Cottage Hospital SLIGHT REDUCTION IN DEFICIT At a meeting of the committee .of management of the New Norfolk Cottage Hospital pn the 14th inst. (Warden T. Andrew? presiding), it was reported that the daily average of patients at the. hospital was 11.8. The financial statement presented by the ? secretary (Mr L. A. Wright) ? : showed that the receipts during the month amounted to £71 9s, and the expenditure1 to . £47 Is 4d. Credit for the month was £24 7s 8d, and the accumulated deficit was £623 12s 3d. ' ?, A. committee ? of five were ap pointed to review the constitution of the hospital, . A suggestion was made that a gymkhana should be held on the 14th April, ' with . the . object of reducing the bank overdraft, ; _ The tender oji' Mr T. E. Eiszele for suppy ing wood for twelve months was accepted at 9s a ton. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 March 1934
For Reliability, Promptness, and Highest. Price, send' your Fruit to HEQLEY CEEVES Lit). 6HEDLEY GEEVES, Managing Director. gT% TURBOT STREET, BRISBANE. O Largest Importer and Distributor in Queensland for : Australian Growers. t ? ? CABLE AND TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS: 'APPLES, BRISBANE.' : AH Sales under Personal Supervision. Tasmanian Representative: E. R. COTTIER PTY. LTD. Temple Place, Macquarie Street, Hobait; A. S. BARR FRUIT EXCHANGE ..... -BRISBANE WHOLESALE FRUIT MERCHANT AND GROWERS' AGENT A Trial Solicited. Returns speak for Themselves Established 35 years. SHIPPING NO. JQ * ; ' Bank Account: National Bank of Australasia, Hobart. Tasmanian Representative: Clements and Marshall, Lower Macquarie ? Street, Hobart. Phone 4044. FRUIT FOR THE QUEENSLAND MARKET! \; For Better Prices, Reliability, Prompt Returns and Advice, Consign your Fruit to . M'COWAN & HAMMOND ; , Fruit Exchange, Turbot Street, BRISBANE. SHIPPING NO. OA Cable and Telegraphic Address: ? . ' CITRUS.' ' ; . ...