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ROGER ELLISON'S WiFE [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
Roger Ellison's wife By J. A. McDonald. oj'V2 rain was coming down in a dnzzle tiiat showed promise oi ,J0 . °lJiug later into a heavy down a. *? 'There was a chilliness in the I'm r at accounted for the cheer k, , re blazing away merrily in the ® bronzed grate of the long room — \vin*)aCi0US al)ai'tnient, with French clows opening on to a wide t-vnanse be^la°n* ^ick with bushes and slirub One of those windows devoid h-i-v was slightly ajar; a 'shaft of ih' om ^le Are — the only light in ne room— gleamed out tnrough it to J-ue shadows of dusk gathering darkly across the garden. Out in the roadway beyond the gar th a man stopped short at sight of gleaming firelight from the win II . a,man gaunt and haggard, scant «?..°''hed. and miserable-looking. , furtive glances to right and le slipped in through the gate , . st°le round, in the shelter of the, towards the open window. He u-e?r to it and looked in; no one as within, the room. . opened tne window wider, paused , 1 p^omentary irreso...
SOCIAL ITEMS. NOTES FROM LOVETT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
SOCIAL ITEMS. NOTES FROM LOVETT. (By Aida.) A very pretty little wedding took place at St. Mark's Church this week, the contracting parties being Miss A. J. (Dolly) Thorp, Lovett, and Mr Arthur John, Hobart. Miss Thorp, who was a very popular young lady here, received very handsome presents, i among which was a very pretty j silver cake stand, presented to her by the members of the choir and parishioners of her church, with whom she was a very ener getic worker. Her presence will be greatly missed both in the choir and the church, and in the district generally, she being a great favorite with all. The bride was very becomingly dressed in cream Empire gown, with a very pretty hat, large white plume at side. The sister of the bride (Miss Elsie Thorp, acted as first brides maid, assisted by Miss Gertie John (Hobart). Mr Robert Thorp gave the bride away, and. Mr J. John (Launceston) acted as best - inan. We all wish Mr and Mrs John every future happiness. Much regret was expressed at th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
KEMP & DENNIN&, The Up-to-Dato - - ' TIMBER MERCHANTS; Still lead the way for ... QUALITY, PROMPTNESS, '& QTJEAP - NESS IN EVERY LINE; DOORS, SASHES, JOINERY, DRY FLOORING. , Largest Stocks T. and Q. PINE, all sizes, in tlie State. .. KEMP AND DENNING, TBIBER & . JOINERY MERCHANTS, Melville Street. ; For Every Description of -- JOB . PBETTING Try Tho TIMES'
FORGERS SAFELY CAGED. NOTORIOUS CHARACTER SENT TO PENAL SERVITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
FORGERS SAFELY CAGED. NOTORIOUS CHARACTER SENT TO PENA?. SERVITUDE. The mercantile community viU be pleased- that Adolph Grosberger, 46, agent, and Alfred Kams, 33, dealer, who were charged at the Old Bailey ivifch forging and uttering a request for a cheque-book, and for forging and ut tering cheques for £175 and £264 on the jjondon Joint btock Bank, Princes street, have gone into retirement. Pri soners wcro found guilty, and sent to penal servitude for' four years. — Tlio namo of Messrs Corby, Palmer, and Stewart, St. I'aul's-churcliyard, was forged to ail order for a cheque-book, and a chequc form taken from this ~ I ™ ^ ? ,1 (11 n~ u\juiv t.a& uumuuiaLury jlui^cu IOr 3-LfO in the r vine of Messrs Corby, I'almer, and Stewart. .This checyua was success fully cashed, lj\H: two clays later, a Sun day intervening, a man named Shep pcird Marks tendered a forged oheque for £264, but tho forgery was doteatad. and Marks was given into custody. Re was tie principal witness ag?.ins...
INGENIOUS "CUSTOMER." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
IKGEMlOUS 'GUST01Y3ER.V i»rf \^2iJ?w--Hers at Amsterdam Las ? duPSd to ^ extent of 30,000 florins (£2o00) by a clever and daring swindler. . 'i'' i r.'' vsajd the Hague correspoii comi-r W? ' Aily on Dc American, who said ho c«n.e tiom Cincinnati, Ohio, arrived at L hotGl Next: morning credent^, - VOi'^ J0WeI1trs' showing crecieufciais m his nnniR frmn r. „-„ii cnmvn firm at Cincinnati whose oonh boyk of tne lurst National Bank, Cin cunnat;, and various other papers, - ; mcluduig a. United States passport all ' ^ , apparently in szooil ? eider. He stated that he was'' at -imsLordaai to buy diamonds for his V'f' ,,as^ Me? are cheaper in Holland ' Ul'n the States. m-«nJ)!arsiiblo,^s his conduct that e\ erybody took, the utmost trouble to Please this new and ' promising cus t-oaior. He said he would come back next aay to look at some diamonds, aiid no duly re-appeared. Finally h« bought eigjity-fcur stones, weighing together 74 carats, at 30,000 florins, and^uaid for tucm jn two cheque...
PENITENT THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
PENITENT THIEF. Haggard- in face, and- with his ] clothes tattered, an individual walked into the ofiice of a police commissary (says the Paris correspondent of the 'Daily Telegraph'), and asked to be allowed to sec him. When admitted to the presence ? of that official, he egan with the sen sat.i mini mirioiiricomont, flint. lie had been 'wanted' for upwards of six years. He had been valet to the late Constant Coquelin, and had com mitted a theft. Addicted as ho was to drink, and to tho othor habit, he felt that lie was going inntl,' so he wished * po give hmiselr in charge. Some par ticulars were added, the truth of which was promptly confirmed after -a ly.'ief investigation, and the strange visitor was therefore conveyed to the infirmary cruit. It ought to be explained that 1903 that this man, who was in tlie- ser- vice of Constant Coquelin as valofc, and whom the great actor regarded as pei fectly honest, was sent with a letter from his master to a lady friend. The valet handed t...
KLONDIKE TO MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
KLONDIKE TO MEXiGQ. thrilling1 stories are .given in ''he/ Centui-y Magaaino' of the'releut less way m v/h;ch a criminal is oritc-pcl down by. ^Canada's - Watchdogs,'- -the men of the R?yal Northwest Moused/ ; r 7i i , ^y^^uiuus: mciaants in the lonely lives of these lieepsrs of tho outposts of. the Empire are vividlv related by Miss Agnes. Dean Cameron Here is the story of one of tlie un considered adventures in tho ordiu-irv . ?t'orileux Indian,' who is now. serv ing a life sentence m a Canadian nri so?. for-tne- murde-r o.f 'a two-year-old '. child, had to be tracked -down and cay don8 is ,lidw the 'work vyas 'A mounted policeman fol]owe''i : t''r- wretch te a --.W ? ? — w li-cfvid . one roie man mapy exPlo^'e?s reach, 'and got his ' 'The. policeman . stocked a canoe with ' ; provisions, aud-the long and hnsardo'ia ' journev aip the Mackensie Rivor bt- gan,,. For 1200 miles the little pfocos. stream' 'S ''ay RjonS . iilent ?^t the bow sat the Indian, a ?mon- acled murderer, looki...
DELAGRANCE'S CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
? DSJ-AQHAWCa'S CAREER. t M. LeOn Dch^Mige, tlie aviator, who was 'killed in recently, was bora sit/®' Orleans in and *.w'a tho ton of the prop ric tor imporkuit wool aud cotton mills. ? ^9- hrd his pony Vv'hcu only seven yen.Wpf age, and was (says. . the 'Daily TclHfaph'-') or.e of the first men m 1( ranee* jxissess a oicycie. xio - was fond, of ^Mkeriug about iu Ids father's vrork.;.®), and one of the Href motor 1 1 ii i1 11 ii '1 v«*as purchased by him. He transW^nied it, and tried to _ invc-ht something, of his own. But art seemed to bo- . inora in his lino than mechanics, and I1® was sent to tho Beaux Arts whore, curiously enough, he studied with Henry. Farman and Gabriel Voisin, two . names destined, . :'likd liis own, to become famous in avi [ atiori. For ? fourteen -years he had ex I in r.nlrm tIia liiuiccLi c*- ociui' ? ? 7 — — . Societevdes Artistes Franeais, aiid was awarded - several medals. His best, works aro said to.be the Florentine Page', the Templar, and the groiip...
MAIL TABLE. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
MAIL TABLE. INWARDS. ' - . Udited'King'dom, Continent of Europe, India, Thursday. : ' - Australian States, this morning, per Loongana; Monday, per Oonah. New Zealand, Thursday per Warrimoo. N.S.W. (diroct). to-day, per Malwa. South Africa, March 2, per Rimutaka, OUTWARDS. United Kingdom, India, Tuesday 7 a.m Australian States, Tuesday. New Zealand, Friday, 11 a.m. Monte video, Chili, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos, Ayres, Friday, 11 a.m. .. South Africa, Tuesday.
PRECURSOR OF THE ZEPPELIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
PREQ'JKSOR OF THE ZEPPELIN. At tlio time of tlio Aeronautic Salon last September, tho model of the Spiess dirigible balloon . was mentioned, as it attracted ' some '? attention among -the many other curious exhibits. M. Spiess lias now (says tho Paris correspondent of tlio 'Daily Telegraph')' offered to construct a rigid steerable balloon of cms Kinci ior me i' rencn uovcrnraem, v,Jhicii seems disposed to' accept tlie of fer. It is another instance of the great ; difficulty with which a really practical idea' can mako its way when tho world is not prepared for it. M. Spiess, who is a native of Strasburg, had conceived ?. i-erfectly rigid airsTiip forty years ago, and consequently long before. Count Zeppelin's invention. His conception, moreover, was not 'a merely fanciful one, with vague or crudo indications, suoli as were often pi'opounded iii the drawings of tlioso preserved. Ho drew up a design w'hich entered fully into tlie airship, which was to- consist of a rigid frame of ligh...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
IPepsiDiia! . At a meeting of the Eranklin branch of the Liberal Lergue held on the 21st inst. .the following resolution was passed : '—'That this branch expresses . its sympathy with the Hon. J. W. Evans at the result of the recent libel action in which he was concerned, and that this; branch has still the utmost confidence in him.' . . ? ; The death occurred at Hobart, on Thursday last, of tlio Hon. William Crosby, M.L.C. Tho deceased, who' was in his 77th year, had been 'in indifferent health for a leng time. He became seriously ill early in the week and ' gradually passed away. ? For very many years he took a prominent part in public life and at all times proved himself to be 'a _ man of strict integrity, upright principles, and very strong convictions to yrhick he was not slow to lend a tongue.
A WITTY RETORT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
A WITTY RETORT. Probably . more, good stories are told of Mr, Bonar-.Law 'than of any of the ?politicians of -first rank on oither side 'of tha House of Commons (says 'M.'A.'P.'). At tne time oi tno lasc general elec tion, -Mr Boiiar Law . was speaking in Glasgow, . and happened t-o refer to the attitude Mr /Balfour th^n took on ilic ?fiscal question. He pointed out. that the ''Jfinglish people love compromise,' and instanced tho course taken by Henry VIII. at the time of the Refor mation. / , - ' Yvhercupon tho - following question ? ,„U x-_ ? ? . --Tc V, a,2- UUilUttU up irtj UVJ .iAUdU UIUU . j.a uuw candidate owtfre that Mr Balfour is a bacehlor, and that Henry 'V III. v.:as much the reverse?' 'Yes,' replied the candidate ; ' 'but possibly Mr Balfour ..might not be a bachelor if lie could be sure of getting rid- of his v.' iv.es as easily as Henry VIII. 1' ...; . As a platform 'orator, Mr Law is un doubtedly one , of tho best half-dozen speakers .in Britain to-day. In appear anc...
FAREWELL TO MR A. HUGHES. PRESENTATION FROM FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
FAREWELL- TO MR I - 4, HUGHES. PRESENTATION FROM FRIENDS. ' A number of ' the prominent residents of Huonville assembled at the Picnic Hotel last night to bid farewell to Mi* and Mrs A. Hughes, who' are to leave the district next weok and take up i -their residence oti their farm at yramreasch Hiding. Wfti'den. C, G. Frankcomb oc cupied the eha.il', and during hire oven.'' nj;, on behalf cf a number ol lriends, pre.vonted Mr Hughes witlx a tobaco pouch, appro 'ru-.tcly iasorifcorl. Jlq assured Mr Hughes that during' his resi denco among them he had won the respect of the people of 'Huonville, and that he carried a, way with him their very bast .wishes for th ©future happiness and prosperity of himself and family;. Mrs. Hughes also was made the: recipient of a presentation, which took the form of a hand some xiea bog oi ?au. pieces. 1 Mr Hughes made suitable re- ' sponse,- expressing- his heartfelt thanks to his friends for the good feeling they . had always shown towards him. : Supp...
DREDGING THE HUON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
DREDGING THE HUON. A DIFFERENCE of opinion_ap p.cax3~ to ^fc o ' 'existent' concerning' the conditions which govern the £300 voted by Parliament for tTIo dredging of the Huon River. Not a few persons have ' ex pressed the belief that the money was granted unconditionally, but a letter that has been forwarded to tho Huon Municipal Council shows that such was not the case, but that a very definite condition is imposed. The Minister of Lands, in reply to a letter received from the Council askfng that he should spend the £300 without waiting for any contribution from the Marine Board, states that he is unable to accede to the request, as there is a specific condition in the Estimates that either the Marine Board or the Local Authority should provide a like amount. In view of this circum stance the Minister advises the Council to take steps to either in duce the. Marine Board t o alter itsdecision, or get the local people to find a sum equivalent to that voted by Parliament. He further p...
A DETERMINED SUICIDE. GUN TIED TO A TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
A DETERMINED SUICIDE. GUN TIED TO A TREE. A determined suicide occurred at Yalcowinna Station, near Broken Hill, a . few days ago, when a man named J. T. Byrne, shot himself in a paddock. From particulars to hand it appears ma* .cyme nxeu a gun to a tree and,' standing in front of it, pulled the trigger by means of a cord attached to it. The man died almost instantly. Byrne, who lived : with ' his wife and family at Allandale, was an old pioneer of the. Barrier, where he engaged in prospecting for many years. . ,
Current Topics. GOVERNOR CHATS WITH AXEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
T©pi© ' : So GOVERNOR CHATS WITH AXEMAN. At tho conclusion of the chopping matches held in connection with the Hooart Carnival J. White, the champion axeman, was introduced by Captain Evans to His Excellency the Governor Wr,..M,r T-„„ ? \ TT.-_ T* ? ,1 ? v^ii. iicinj jjciiiuu/. jriia excellency questioned the axoman closely concern ing his past performances, and com plimented him warmly upon them, at the same time wishing him every possible success in the future.
PROGRESS OF FRANKLIN. "MOVING." WITH THE " TIMES." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
PROGRESS OE FRANKLIN. ' MOVING.' WITH THE ' TIMES.' As illustrating the ? progress which Franklin is making at the present time, it is remarkable that within the past week or two three of our leading and popular professional men having moved in to more commodious premises. Dr. Cummings has moved into Mr W. Coleman's late residence, Mr Coleman having left for Hobart. Mr R. Singer, dentist, has moved into Dr. Cummings' late resi dence ; and Mr E. Raymond Ash, chemist; has assumed the occupancy of the new pharmacy and residence specially built for him. We cordially wish them all increased prosperity in their new homes. Others are contemplating re moval, amongst them being our tonsorial artist (Mr Priest), who is about to take up his residence in Mr Coleman's old club room, where fre will carry on his busi ness as well as cater for the billiard-loving section of the com munity. Old residents of over half a century standing in this town do not remember so many changes among the business ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
THREE IMPORTANT ITEMS. ? -I ' ' RELIABLE WATCHES. ' . RELIABLE JEWELLERY . . ?; RELIABLE SPECTACLES. / .. To those living outside tho City especially, tlie Watclies and Spectacles are of great importance. The Butterfield Lever Watch at 20/- is known favorably all over Tasmania. The same can bo said of my reputation as an Optician in correct ing all errors of. Defective Eyesight. , A. BTJTTEREXELI), JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN, 101 ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART. . V -A. MACROW & sor^s Proprietary Ltd. THE CHEAPEST HOUSS iN HOBART FOR ?FupBttw® Plain©® Ptenqrapte Fnnibiiro 'PbBos P&w8gni|4» FawiitiifP®. Plasms ' Ph«^a|ito| CALL AND INSPECT OUR . . . ? . SADDLE BAG SUITES, £8 10/, LEATHER, £6 lo/. PIANOS, Small Deposit, 5/ Weekly. if not convenient to pay cash, we will givo you 12 months credit for 2/ in the £ extra on our cash prices. ? ( Am) WE COMFORTABLY FURNISH 3 ROOMS FOR £17 10/ CASH, OR £19 5/ WITH 12 MONTHS' CREDIT. 1 Edison Phonographs & Records. \ \ Edison's lat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 26 February 1910
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ffls ©Bjararafes That by shopping with us YOU SAVE TIME AND MONEY, and also gain satisfaction. On all orders for £ J and upward, accom panied with payment, we will prepay steamer freight. Our goods landed on your wharf will C03 1 no more than the lowest city prices. WE ARE COMPLETE HOUSE FUR NISHERS. The Newest and most up to-dato goods always on hand. — o — Scarr's Happy Home Store, ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART. Births, Marriages, Deaths Advertisements under these headings . are published at 3s per insertion. Every notice for insertion must be authenticated and bear the name and address of the , sender. BUSINESS NOTICES. ? WATSON BROS. : ELIZABETH AND WARWICK STS. MONUMENTAL MASONS. Granite, Marble, and Freestone Monu ments and Headrtones in all Designs. Inscriptions Engraved. Send for Designs and Prices. ^ The RUBBER STAMP CO. 116 COLLINS STREET. Supply Every Kind of Rubber Stamps, ' Easy Sign Markers, Inks, Pads, Figures, Linen Markers, Indelible and Quick Dry ing Inks,...