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ILL-HEALTH NO BAR TO FAME. Celebrities Who Have Won Success Despite Illness. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
ill-health 'no bar to ? ' . ,\fame. Celebrities Whov Have Won Success Despite Illness. Ill-health is the greatest drawback imaginable to a successful career. Yet, if everyone who suffered from illness permitted it to get the. upper hand, dozens of world-famous names would never have risen above obscur ity. Everyone remembers the late Lord Curzon's habit of stopping occasion ally in the middle of a big speech and looking rather superciliously round on his hearers. Few people know even now that he suffered all his life from a most painful spinal trouble, and that when he stopped in a speech it was because his back hurt him so terribly that for a moment he could not speak. Lord Snowden would never have en tered politics at all save for illness. He was making brilliant progress in the Civil Service when his health gave way, and for two years he was on his back. During that time he read so much Socialist literature that when he '«o nb ii« liicu iJuiiLii;a. jriia iiuaiui its not robust ev...
OVERSEAS SHIPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
OVERSEAS SHIPMENTS. Ceramic loaded at Hobart 11,431 cases apples and 15,180 bushels pears for London, 33,397 cases for Liverpool, 2700 cases pulp for Cape Town, 75 cases canned fruit for Lon aon, ana sanea on aaturaay last. Hurunui is loading fruit at Hobart and will sail for Hamburg to-morrow. Matakana will arrive at Hobart to morrow, to load fruit for -London and Rotterdam. Orestes will arrive_ at Hobart on April 7, to load fruit for Liverpool and Glasgow. Port Darwin will- arrive at Hobart next Tuesday, to load fruit for Lon don and Rotterdam. - Royal Star is loading fruit at Hobart for Liverpool and Hamburg. Corinaldo will arrive at Port Huon to-morrow, to commence loading fruit for London, Hamburg, and Manchester.
VICTORIAN APPLE CROP. HEAT WAVE CAUSES HEAVY LOSSES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
VICTORIAN APPLE CROP. HEAT WAVE CAUSES HEAVY LOSSES. Very heavy losses are reported to have been suffered by Victorian fruitgrowers as the result of the heat wave last week. In most orchards apples are littered thickly over the round, and only a few remain on the trees. The apples which remain on the trees are in most cases sunburnt, and those which have fallen are bruised and rotting. Jonathans ap pear to have suffered most, with Five Crowns next. At Hastings the pick ing season had just begun when prac tically' the whole crop of Jonathans fell to the ground, ruined by bruising and sun scald, making a loss of about 60,000 cases in the district. At Narre Warren in some eases 90 per cent, of the fruit has been ruined. . One orchaidist who before the heat wave expected to get from 8 to 10 cases of apples from each tree, now expects .to -get -only about -half a case from' most of the trees. Many ? of the apples in the district have been burnt brown and will not be picked. An orchardist...
THE GRAVENSTEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
THE GRAVENSTEIN. During his visit to the Sydney mar- V kets last month our representative ? noticed on some sections Gi'aven stein apples, beautifully colored, that were selling at 8s per case, while - green ones alongside were bringing sales at 4s. Mr P. Vince, formerly of Longley, but now working in the oyaney marKet, saia ne naa seen some experiments carried out with the Gravenstein apple at the Batlow (N.S.W.) Experimental Station, wheih showed in the first place that this variety grew best on its own stock, as it had a tendency to twist the branches when grafted on other stocks. Its other remarkable fea ture was that it should be allowed to fully ripen before being picked, as it not only retained its quality and ; condition when picked at this stage, but it would not color at all if picked green. A great many grow ers in Tasmania were apparently not aware of this fact, as they continued year after year sending the fruit over* green, and it was most difficult to sell, as it shri...
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXXIII. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BOBBER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. By TOM GILL. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] . v CHAPTER XXXIII. Already the cattle had caught the scent of water and lumbered down the long, dry slope, stopping only when they stood knee-deep in the shallow, muddy pond. The men watered their horses. Ted's mouth and throat were parched. His canteen was empty, but he viewed the yellow, stagnant water uefore him distastefully. 'Let's ride up the arroyo,' he sug gested. 'We may find a spring at the head of it.' : Then for twenty minutes they trot ted up the narrow bed of the stream; :??'. but found no trickle of water. Manuel shook his head. 'It is no good, senor. One may not look for living water in this land until '' the rains come.' ' Suddenly he stopped and peered an xiously behind him. 'Was it not a shot?' he asked. Ted listened. Only the creak of , saddle leather as the horse moved rest lessly. He turned to speak, but this t...
EXPORT OF PIGS. SUCCESSFUL SALES IN U.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
EXPORT OF PIGS. SUCCESSFUL SALES IN U.S.A. The Executive of the Tasmanian' Agricultural Bureau have ? received further, information from London, under date 20th January, through the courtesy of Messrs Jones and Co., advising that pork from the U.S.A. of carcases weighing under 80 lbs. is selling freely at the equivalent - of 43H Tier lh ' l-\\ f . TTnitoA TTinn^nm ports. - Messrs Thos. Borthwick and Sons are selling their New Zealand pigs of the brand 'Egmont,' which is a - very, good mark indeed, of similar weight, on the basis of 6Jd, while best Australian pigs range 60/100 ' lbs., with an average of about 801bs., are quoted! on Smithfield market at 6d delivered, or the equivalent of 53d per lb. It is understood all prices are c.i.f., etc. It depends, of course1, on the movement of the U.S.A. exchange ' However, there is a general feeling in the trade that the prices for pigs is coming down considerably; in fact, there is every indication that we shall see a further 3d per lb. red...
Hastings Caves VISITED BY PARTY OF HUONITES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Hastings Caves VISITED BY PARTY OF HUON ITES. (By One of Them.) &nbsp; &nbsp; Recently a party, organised by Mr E. A. Cannell, consisting of chil dren and parents from Raminea, accompanied by Mr and Mrs Cundy, Mr and Mrs Brinkman, Mr H. Cundy and Mr A. Cousins, who journeyed from. Huonville, made a visit to the Hastings Caves, which are situated about six miles from the township of Hastings. The Huonville party joined the &nbsp; Raminea party at Raminea at 9 a.m. and continued to Hastings, where the cars were parked, and the guide, Mr G. Aird, took the leadership. Mr Aird lives in Hastings, and is in charge of the caves, having been ap pointed by the Esperance Council. Intending visitors are to make ar rangments with him to gain access to the caves, for which a small charge is made. &nbsp; The track follows the direction of the old Hastings mill tram line, passes through beautiful forest scen ery, and over the old workings of the mill. The guide is a ...
ACCIDENT NARROWLY AVERTED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
ACCIDENT NARROWLY AVERTED. &nbsp; Yesterday Mr Michael O'Neill, of Glaziers Bay, narrowly escaped serious injury in Hobart. He was crossing Macquarie Street in the di- rection of Franklin Square, about 20 yards from the Elizabeth Street cor- ner, when apparently becoming con- fused by the approach of a motor &nbsp; car travelling towards the Post Office, he stepped in front of an outgoing Sandy Bay tram. When &nbsp; picked up Mr O'Neill was uncon- scious, and was stretched across the tram lines underneath the carriage, one wheel of the tram just touching his head, and the other his legs. The prompt application of the brakes by the driver of the tram undoubtedly prevented a fatal accident. He was admitted to the Hobart Public Hos- pital at 4 p.m. and treated for a wound over the right eye and abras- ions to the nose. His condition last night was stated to be satisfactory.
CONVICTING EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
. -CONVICTING/- EVIDENCE. v1 ??A' newly^married couple had lived in a modern/house for. months. Some time ago -.\he young bride went to a seaside 'resort with her mother, leav ing the young liusband to his own re sources. While - wifey was away he had a good fling. ? : - r Last night a friend met him in the 'Street, looking very sad. . 'Whatfs the matter, old man,' said the friend. 'Is .your wife 'still away?' i 'No, she's -home,' lie' answered for lornly./ - ; : J ? ??-,/ 'Well, what's wrong?' /'I wrote her . every day. and 'said 1 --as ..'spending my evenings, at home reading..'. . . - 'Well, whafs wrong with, that?' asked his friend:- ? ? . ? ???- . - 'Nothing, I -suppose,' 'lie replied,', 'only - the ' eleGtm^-lightvbill came to- 1 day marked 'Nof charge.'' - ; . ' i **♦ - *? -''i * ? - ? ,.L '? ? i . M i-s.v , i\l urpliy ?„ (concluding argu-; nie(it):, 'Every; tinior-I'-look; at.i'you; -.Mr*s. Pctfricki .'I - feel I'm-- doin,',- the Gov iei-nment-.:out ot' eiitorCainmont'tax ' ...
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXXVI. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance, of the Mexican Border Country. By TOM GILL. (Published by Special Arrangement.) ? [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] ? CHAPTER XXXVI. ? 'Here's the brandy, sir,' announced the orderly. ? Mechanically the major reached for the glass and drained it: 'By God,'' he cried savagely, and flung the glass to the ground. 'So El Coyote gets him right out of my camp. Under my eyes, surrounded by a: squadron of cav ?. airy.' Bitterly he laughed.; 'Who jWill be fool enough to play traitor to Ei -coyote, now.'-' -men slowly, very slowly, the little major pulled himself erect. 'For the moment all hope had ? died.' -,Va : v. / 'Gentlemen,' he said dully, 'I in vited^you upon an empty 'errand. My apologies.' ? ' :;He looked toward the dead Mexican, where the lamplight, as if in high mer . -. nment, flickered now across those eternally silenced lips. , . Don Bob leaned across the table, his eyes, thoughtful and moody, fixed ?r on the'crumpled figure of the Mexican...
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. ' Messrs 'W. T. Thorpe- Pty. Ltd. sold by ' auction - in their mart last Friday:^ ' ... . ? , Butter, 17,,to 1/3 lb; cream, ,6/ to 15/ dozen; pickled onions, 5/ to 6/ dozen ; blackberries,' '2d' lb; . eggs, 1/6 to 1/7 dozen; apples,' 1/3 to 2/3 case; pearsiS2/9 ;to 3/; case; .cab bages,.!/ to'. 17 3 dozen;, lettuce, 1/. dozen;, beetroot, .2/6 dozen bunches; potatoes, -1/3 to 2/6 case, 3/ .to '4/6 per - bag; tomatoes, 2/ 6 to' 6/9 case ; pumpkins, 1/3 to 3/ :db2en; swedes, 6d:to 10dr small -bag; carrots, vlOd to 4/9*. small; bag ^.onions, ,-1/ small 'bag; matrows, -,!'/ to'; 3/ dozen; .. beef, . Id to 65di';^.,porkj '5iid'-to''6i'd; veal,';ld to 4^- lamb, 4id to 8d; 'fresh sau s.ag'esl 4 id- to 5id ;? Belgium sausage, 6d to^9d- lbif - ;Live poultry.— Ducks, '3;/. lto.:5/,3;i.pair cockerels, ? 3/ to 5^^ro9st^r^ 4/3; ; 'fowls, , 2/3 -.to 4/,6 ;;rhkns,'. .276^0 3/6; turkeys,- 5/ to 9/6 each;. geese, 6/6 to 10/ pair; chickens, 1/ pail'. . Dressed1 pOul try.-r-:F,owls, .2i...
Melbourne Centenary MR. C. J. MASON'S PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
Melbourne Gen tenary. ...MRv C. J.j MASON'S PROPOSAL. ???? Mr - G.' 'J. iMason; of 'Huonville,- but who at .'pres'ent. -is .unfortunately, again, compelled to loindergo special' treat ments at;: thie ^Repatriation Hospital, Hobart, for| a wa^ affliction,' 'has sub nntt'edra 'pfoposah'-to' the' committee 'organising* jthd.- Melbourne - centeniary celebration^ tl?at-;-.ha^;caught'Ejopular approval,- and'-, app'ears certain' of adoption - ?* ' ??'7 , V.'ilJ'.Vfp- ,' r.,- --: L 1 (? I,.. .The -.-proposal is a ae-umon of war comrades at the , Shrine of Remem braircej'l '-Mfelboiirrie, ' in-.-, connection with' the^d^dication' of the shrine, by -His'-Royal ^Highniess Prince George. The sub-branches of. the R.S.S.I.L.A. of ' Tasmania 'have been' communi cated with ' by the State' -? secretary,, Mr -A. D.- - Cooper, :and- they 'exprsss lihanimous : approval- of the scheme. It' is suggested, that' as- many meii.as possible froni all -.the States, should go to Melbourne at the' time of the 'c...
March Weather UNDER-AVERAGE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
March Weather . UNDER-AVERAGE ~= RAINFALL. ? ' Thre- -Weather 'Bureau- repoits tKat the rainfall . for -March ' was under-? average throughout the- :Statev..„ Dft- ficiencies- amounted, tto: over, half r the average- in most divisions.: -Less^than 'one-third of. the average raintfairwas ?registered v at many r- . southern ' arid some northern -stations;^ Mean ^temr ? peratures. were' l.deg. above the ave. 'rage ~.in -the^eastj and 2.'.to 3. .deg.. above -the : average elsewhere. '-It- .was : the :;mildest March 'since'-lSlji' -at1 West -Coast stations;1 'Owing- -td ' the relatively dry: con- - ditions1 'prevailing! -feiairetiQctobpiV ^he. use- of ?wattav-.f^jirrij^atiog^iirpo.^e.s. ?in the 1 Hobar.t aMgr which , was re ?sfricted^.orf''the ^'4tlr FebrOfii-y, was' further.i.-x.estricted ? to one . hour per ,day on;,tlle;;28th ;LyelI, mine's, which are ctoiendent on ? waiteii po^er at ? closed on 'the l^¥haHl4TTl^' and^ -ffver1! 600, men were thrown out of work. I The total rainfall at...
Cygnet STATE SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
l*r ' -Cygnets ' STATE SCHOOL CONCERT. . .A: pupils concert and an American i tea was held in the Cygnet State School oni Friday last, to rai^e funds | for school purposes. The function [proved a great success, the- takings /amounting to. £10. - The organisation I .was: carried out by the school staff. | The ? concert was held1 : first, andi a nunioer oi items Dy. tne .cnnaren were well rendered and appreciated by the large number ..of- parents' present, - A presentation 7» of :merit .'examination certificates was [made to Gwen ? Gra ham© , and . Billy Adams by M(r E. A. Brough,' .the ...,head,V' teacher. ' . Mr firou^h congratulated the . recipients and1 expressed, the' hope ' ' that ;they would1 find the, .Qertificates useful in! after, life. He^thank'edythe pa^eht^' for the large. ?num,ber.,.pf gifts .'they! had given m- ^ns,w'^i-'ito the appeal o^ :th©. 'staff. Afteirno.on; tea, was', then served, after .whlcjhVa^brisic' trade was done»:at the various tabl.es, the. result- being...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
PEOPLE'S CASH COLUMN Three lines, per insertion .... Is. Each additional line, 3d per inser tion. For not less than three' months, 1/6 per inch per insertion jpOR Sale, Prime Sucker Pigs, cheap for cash and carry.-, 0. 0. Scott, Scott's Road, Cairns Bay. Phone, Geeveston 8. ' T OST, between- Waterloo and Rane lagh, Toy Koala Teddy . Bear. Reward, G. N. Stilwell, Waterloo^ ? pAPER, PLATES. The ideal /'.for picnic parties, 1/6 to 1/9. dozen. 'Huon Times' Office. jpAPER Serviettes, 2d. per dozen, assorted colors. 'Huon Times.' ?JO LET, in Franklin, Dwelling and Shop. Apply Trustees, late W. J. Thomas's Estate, c/o W. H. Pitt, Huonville. v . ? ANTED, Contractors to deliver Billets for Case Material, 25s per 100, delivered on skids Woodwool Factory. J. Mundy, Franklin. 'VY/ANTED, a General. Apply Mrs N. B. Barriett, Franklin. \\TE are now in a position to sup ply 15/30 h.p. McCormick Deering power units. Re-conditioned, for case mill work. Undoubtedly the most 'powerful,' reliable, econo...
Fruit Industry PROPOSED BOARD OF MANAGEMENT. APPROVED BY LEADING GROWER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
, Fruit Industry PROPOSED BOARD OF * J MANAGEMENT. : APPROVED BY LEADING-! GROWER. ' ? ? Referring to the suggestion, made, in'. .last- week's 'H. and D. Times'; that the management, of the fruit in dustry should be entrusted (to a Board of Management,- elected and composed of fruitgrowers, a leading Cygnet grower writes:— . . 'Your, leading : article in Wednes-1 -day's 'Times': was vi admirable . -..an'd-- yery niiich. to. ith'e. spoint. . ..-There is, riot ; the slightest doubt that the. fruit 'industry of Tasmania ? is very, rapidly: drifting, out of ,the hands- of. growei-Sj- if indeed it. has not already aone -so, Carid. I am sure after a life-^ lorig experience that your suggestion is*;'the one and , only remedy; that is for-gVowers to appoint a committee '6r - bokrd 'of -ma)aagement,'j ; to^, control ?the -whole sit\lation, every'phase. 6f ' it, and ? this committee ltd have'; a general, hianager, who' would hiave to be ,th!e best business man procurable;;' at, ' 'a very subs...
Coming Events [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
Coming Events i; April 7 — Hockey Dance, Ranelagh Memorial Hall. April 7— Orpheus Club Concert, Glen Huon Hall. * April 9 — Huon Municipal Council, Huonville. ? ? April 10— Annual Meeting Geeves ton branch A.W.N.L., 3 p.m. - April 18 — Esperance Municipal Council, Geeveston. , ' April 18 — Annual . Methodist Faiiv Cygnet Town Hall. ' . 1 April 24 — Anzac Ball, Cygnet Town' Hall. ' -...I May 12 — Annual May Ball, Drill Hall, Cygnet. June 13 — A.I.F. Ball, Huonville Town Hall. . '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
f'L T-OiN - LICENSED FARM PRODUCE a!gENT , - V,' OITY FRUfT MARKETS,' SYDNEY, % ; ' ' ? v , i ' ' , RELIABLE -ADYJGE. . .PROMPT RETURNS. v-. ^ :.--.HlGHEST AVERAGE - PRICES. ' ' . 1 ...The ? TirII^'wi^h, the' Reputation for' feeliatility 'v, ,/V CdRRESPONDENCE INVITED. . . . . ' ' .. 4 ' 'SHIPPING NO;;- 50- ATTENTION; . TASMANIAN FRUITGROWERS. For Pxotnpt Returns at Highest Mairket Rates, consign to' 210 , ?' ' ' GORDON:fti MILNE, Proprietor. 210 Licenced ; vFarm JjRafodjWg? Agent, ' ^ej^^r^olTtlie^ ' Selected ' ?' . ^ r I' '*'-! Agents'1!, ConHnitfie^ij.t,,'} '? 'i'/Zj.' Vv'': 'Bankers-: Bdnk f.ofei-N.S. W«ii&raney. ' ?' ? ? '?EyERY SEASON BRINGS NEW PROBLEMS TO 'THE FRUITGROW:ER , EXCEPT IN THE^MXf T^R 'Oy 'SELECTING HIS AGENT ? ';7;fJERBERf ' 'WILSON;: . . Solves thi§ problem season after, season for. scores of satisfied /growers:.'..' If .you are not^ already in -the band, 'join 'up at once. ' ? ? Vr- ? ... 5., ; , ' « ?' ' y q^.tRlJlT MARKETS, SIDNEY. 131 ? va'p plesi t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
Notice to Apple, Growers ? . i Apple growers desiring informa-, tion in connection with the pro- . posed experimental storage of about 2000 cases of apples in a ' Brisbane Cool Store, are re quested to communicate direct with the manager of the 'Huon and Derwent Times.' Franklin. ? : ? ? ? THE Huon & Derwent Times ? ? . ? ? ;' THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1934. '