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FRUIT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
FRUIT CASES. The old saying, 'carrying coal, to Newcastle' has often been used to draw attention to unnecessary or absurd importations into a country, but nothing should be more unneces sary than- -the . conveyance of hun dreds of thousands of pine cases into Tasmania from countries, 10,000 to 12,000 miles distant, when equally as serviceable timber for the making of the cases is to be .obtained' in the State's own forests. This season the importation of pine 'cases' .'/from foreign countries 'is greater,;'; than usual, with .the result that aKcoiv responding decrease has overtaken the- local sawmilling industry: i . Every , year there is a mild- protest from the millmen against their liveli hood being taken away from them, and this is followed by an equally half-hearted reply . on the part ; of the fruitgrowers that they use the pine ' cases because they are cheaper or. better, or that the buyers prefer ?this type ' of .case. The truth of .the matter is that neither the saw-' ? ? s...
A FEW POINTS ABOUT DUCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
A FEW POINTS ABOUT ; DUCKS. Ducks, perhaps even more than most birds and animals, do better with soriie people than others. They are highly nervous (it is said) and seem to know when they are appreciated and when merely allowed to exist. Al though they are almost easier to man-N age than hens, they need different treatment. They are very much crea tures of habit and learn their habits so thoroughly (which is very useful if they are well trained) , that it upsets them to harve their regular ways or lo- ^ cality changed. If they are not reared where they are to lay, then they should be put into laying quarters a few weeks before the first egg is expected. If they make use of wet, swampy ground for foraging, they must come up to dry, sheltered quarters to sleep arid lay. Some are better with mash rather than grain feed as their diges tive organs are made for soft, easily * digested foods. Also they need meat meal if you want full production at the colder periods of the jjear unless cur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Notice to Apple Growers 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 12, 1934.
SAFE ON MOTHER EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
' SAFE - ON MOTHER EARTH. A young man fell into a state of coma, but recovered before his friends had buried him. One of them asked what it felt like to be .dead. 'Dead,' he exclaimed. 'I wasn't dead, and I knew I wasn't dead, be cause my feet were cold, and I was .hungry.' 'But how did that make you sure?' 'Well, I knew that if I were in hea ven I shouldn't be' hungry, and if I were in the other place my feet . wouldn't be cold.' ; A .clergyman noticed a woman 1 named Mrs. Brown, whom he much dis liked, coming up his front steps. Tak- . iijig refuge in his study, he left his .wife to entertain the caller., ? . Half an hour later he emerged from ' his retreat; listened carefully at the door, -and, hearing nothing 'below, called out to his wife: 'Has that hor rible old woman gone?' The woman was still in the drawing room, but the minister's 'wife proved equal to the occasion. ? 'Yes, dear,' she called back, 'she - went long ago. Mrs. Brown is here now.' ' Doorkeeper (in public buildi...
ACCIDENT AT CYGNET STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
ACCIDENT AT CYGNET STATE SCHOOL. While playing football during the recess hour at the Cygnet State School, on Thursday last, Leslie Stan ton collided with another boy, and was knocked down, sustaining a dis location of the elbow joint.. He was removed to the Cygnet private hos pital, where an anesthetic was ad ministered and the dislocation set. He was afterwards able to proceed home.
CHURCH NOTICES. FRANKLIN [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
CHURCH NOTICES. FRANKLIN— Methodist. — Franklin, 11; Glen Huon, 3; Braeside, 7.30 (H.T.); Rev. F. A Plumb. Franklin,- 7; Mr H. W. Solomon. ESPERANCE — iChurch of England — Sbuthport, 11; Hastings, 2; Lune River, 4; Dover, 7; Rev. S. F. L.: Clougher. Congregational — Dover, 11 and 7.30; Strathblane, 3 and 7.30 i p.m.; Pastor R. A. Pretty, L. Th.; and Supply. ' CYGNET— Church of England — Cygnet, 8 11 and 7; Lymington, 9.30; Gardners Bay, 3; Rev. C. C. Robertson, Rector. Catholic — Masses at Cygnet, 8.30 and 11. Devotion, Pelverata, 3; Cygnet, 7.30. Rev. A. Cullen, P.P. Methodist — Lymington, 11; Nich olls Rivulet, 3; Cygnet, 7; Rev. C. 0. Leigh Cook, M.A. GEEVESTON — Congregational — Geeveston, 11. and 7 ; Shipwrights, 3 ; Rev. J. F. Dickinson. Cairns Bay, 2.30; Miss E. Brabin. Surges Bay, 3.30; Mr J. W. Rowe. Church of England — Geeveston, 11 and 7; Rev. J. D. S. Daish, Rector. NEW NORFOLK—' Church Army — New Norfolk, -.11 and 7; Glen Fern, 3. April 16 to 20, Children's session, dai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
For Top Market Prices! I ' . ? CONSIGN TO ' ? I S. M. MACHADO & Co. PRIVATE TREATY SALESMEN All United Kingdom and Continental Markets UNIVERSAL / Ofj Shipping'~Number ; — t mm\J — Stencils and Triplicate Advice. Note Books obtainable from R. O. MATHER, Bursary House SOLE TASMANIAN REPRESENTATIVE ? * NOTICE. TO RESIDENTS OF GEEVESTON AND DISTRICT. A NEW PHARMACY has been opened at Geeveston. Prescriptions Dispensed, all Patent Medicines, etc., kept in stock. V M. FLYNN, Proprietor. . Huon Fruit Growers, please take note! These are hard times, and -every penny counts, so why not .consign your Fruit to Brisbane's most reliable firm. 49 Clark & Jesser 49 - ,? WHO EXERT EVERY EFFORT TO GET THE LAST PENNY. ALL SALES PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Advice re Prospects can be obtained from our Tasmanian Representatives, Davidson and Hamilton. Huon 'phone: J. Hamilton, Cradoc 3. Hobart 'phone: R. Davidson, 3915. BRISBANE'S BEST PRICE I Will be secured by sendi...
Coming Events [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Coming Events April 14 — Cradoc Hall, Dance in aid pf St. Peter's Church. April 18 — Concert and Dance, s.s. : Zealandia, Port Huon. ' April ,.18 — Annual t, Methodist ' ? Fair, Cygnet Town Hall. ? ? April 24 — Anzac Ball, Cygnet Town Hall. April 25 — rAnzac Dance, Franklin ? Town Hall. May 12 — Annual May Ball, ...Drill V Hall, Cygnet; - ' June 13 — A.LF. Ball, Huonville ' Town Hall. : - , .MEETINGS. April 18 — Esperance Municipal . Council, Geeveston. April 19— Annual Meeting of St. John's ' Badminton Club, Town Hall, Franklin.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
J. E. MITTY ' DENTIST, FRANKLIN May be Consulted daily, the fol lowing dates excepted: — HUONVILLE — Picnic Hotel, every Tuesday, 1.30 till 5 p.m. ? CYGNET — Every Thursday (Old - Bank Chambers), 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. GEEVESTON— 'Hillcrest,' April 27 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. DOVER.— 'St. Elmo,' April 20, 10 a.m. till' 4 p.m. ? - / SOUTHPORT— Every fourth Satur day. - Next' visit, Saturday, April 21. 'Phone : 3 Franklin. ~THE IMPERIAL ALTERATION IN TARIFF. In addition to the usual Table D'Hote Prices, Breakfast and Special Three-Course Luncheons and Din ners will be obtainable at 2/- each. M. D. FLEXMORE, Manageress. CLEMES COLLEGE 393 ARGYLE STREET, HOBART THE SCHOOL WITH THE PERSONAL TOUCH A HOME SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES Special Technical Course *f or ? Country Boys
CHANGES IN THE TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
CHANGES IN THE TEAMS: Many changes will be noticed in the Huon teams this season, the one that will probably be the least af fected being Kermandie. Hector Eyles will again lead the red and blues, and with the good grounding he gave the team last season, and the bulk of the combination still in tact, he expects to lift the club con siderably on the premiership list. Those of last year's reliables who are already training include Harry With rington, Syd. Gane, Rodger Palmer, Ray Martin, Jack Ashlin, S. Tucker, B. Rodd, and Jack Warren. Of the new men, H. Goggins, one of the best pocket back players of North Hobart last year, is likely to be the most prominent. It is not definitely cer tain yet if he will leave the city, but the Kermandieites are very hopeful that he will. C. Houghton, from Irish Town, is to be given a try-out. He looks a likely player. W. Jones, another player from North Hobart, is also in the district, and will ma terially strengthen the ruck. Huonville, last year's...
NEW NORFOLK CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
NEW NORFOLK CLUB The New Norfolk club has decided to join the Southern District Foot ball Association. Last year the club won the premiership of the Southernl Country Association, . but decided to sever their connection with that body this year. The annual report stated, that the debit balance of the previous season of £12 had been re duced: to £7, but regret was . ex pressed at the lack of support given to club functiotnls by the members, though the women's committee had done much to assist the finances of the club. The election of officers for the en suing year resulted as follows: — - Patron, Mr L. M. Shoobridge M.L.C.; vice-patron, Dr. G. F. Read; presi dent, Mr J. J. Dwyer, M.H.A. ; sec retary, Mr R. F. Triffitt, treasurer, Mr D. Salter; general committee, Messrs G Wiggiinis, M. McDougall, G. Young, C. Pye, A. Wilton; delegates to Southern District Association, Messrs C. Pye, G. Young and D. Salter; proxy delegate, Mr R. F. Triffitt; auditor, Mr J. Herrick. It was reported that...
Cricket MENTAL HOSPITAL d. NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Cricket MENTAL HOSPITAL d. NEW. NORFOLK. On April 7th Mental Hospital , de feated New Norfolk B by. 76 runs. Scores: — 1 MENTAL HOSPITAL ' C. Reggett, c Fletcher, b Espie... : 0 A. Bester, b Salter ? .12 D. Salter, c House, b Swann . .-; 9,7 W. Burns, b Salter ? ? ,0 L. Cornish, c House, b Hill ... 14 J. McConnell, c Swann, b Fletcher 16 H. Wigan, c Fuller, b Swann ... 29 R. Wiggans, b Swann .... . : ' ' 1 H. Munday, run out . . . '. . . . . v 0 W. Cranfield, not out .. . . - '^ 0 G. Cranfield, absent .. .. . . V 0 Sundries . . 13 Total . . ...... . . -182 Bowling: D. Espie, 64-1-70; N. S'al ter, 72-2-24; V. Swann, 16-3-2i4;' D.' Hill, 16-1-13; G. Fletcher, 40-1-37. NEW NORFOLK B. D. Espie, lbw.i b Salter .. .. 0 R. Fuller, c Cornish, b Best'er . 10 D. Hill, b McConnell .... . . 10 N. Salter, b Salter . . . . .. ..'? 4 V. Swann, c Bester b McConnell 10 K. Smith, a-un out . . . . .... 5 G. Fletcher, st. Reggett, b Wigan -1 C. House, c and b McConnell . . 15 F. Edwards, not out .........
OPTIMIST. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
.. OPTIMIST. . v.-Bill -Fox . may well be 'called the champion optimist. .He was sitting on the roof;, of '-his bouse during a flood, watching -the- -water flow past, when 'a neighbor who .owned a boat rowed across to. him. . , ,- ' ? . ; 'Hello, Bill,' said the man.,,-:; 'Hello, Sam!' replied Billy pleasant ly. .? j 'All your fowls washed away this morning?' . ' ? . : ^.; ? 'Yes, but the ducks can swim.' '.'Apple..;trees gone, too ?' ^ .L. .... :'Yes,r-:-butAeveryb'ody- said-.-thfe crop i ^would be.a failure^ ariyhow.'.,: = : . : 'I ''see the river's reached above your windows,'. Bill.' , ?' -y ? ''That's all right, Sam,' was the reply: -., 'Them - windows needed a Wash'.'. .-? : : ? 1 '? 'Now, I want - Albert to have a thor oughly. modern andvup-to-date educa tion,' said his /???mother/,;, .'including Latin.' » ? - : ? 'Yes,-' of course,'— .said' .the:-''' head- master, 'though Latin is; as you know, a dead language.' ' v .-v. ' ^ . 'Well, all the better. ^ Albert's going to.be an...
A STORMY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
A, STORMY NIGHT. The , wives are dirging dolefully, The moon lias dimmed her light, Salt dew drops down from bush and ? - tree— -, 5 , What, ails the sea to-night? , On coastal- ridge and foreland wild . The wheeling .lighthouse gleams,, Tlie wind is moaning like a child ' Assailed by, fearful dreams. ;Ori Saridyji shoal and ragged'reef'- ' i The tide swirls, wild and' white; The - darkness breathes of untold grief — What ails the sea to-night?
SOUFFLE HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
/ SOUFFLE HINTS. .. . . The souffle is one of, the simplest dishes to prepare, but it is, often, a failure because some essential thing has been neglected. Roughly,- the fol- ' lowirig hints are the chief to be ob served, if the souffle is- to turn-out light' and appetising: — Be sure that the whites of the eggs are whipped until they . stand quite stiffly when dropped from' the wisk or .fork. ,. Do. not add thein all at once' to : thd rest of the mixture, but let a spoonful at a tiine fall into it, and stir lightly on each occasion. Don't forget to tie a piece of buf fered paper, folded two or three times, round your souffle dish, so that, when the mixture rises there will be 'some- thing to hold it in position above the dish itself.. ? - Though you must not turn the souffle out- of the dish when serving, it is just as well to grease the dish before plac- ' ing it in the oven; this makes it much easier to get the souffle from the sides when dividing it into portions. When you are d...
ANOTHER EXAMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
. ANOTHER EXAMPLE.' ; '. 'Nature/'. explained the lecturer, 'al- ways tries to make compensations. For instance, if a man losfes an eye the sight of the other becomes stronger, and if one grows deaf in one ear tlip hearing of the other becomes acute,, and'- 'so- ori.' ' ' ' ' ? ' 'Faith/? said. Pat to his neighbor; ''aid', Oi. believe he's right, for Oi've: noticed-ithat when a man lias a'„ leg shorter .-than the other, the other is always longer.' ' . ? Montmorency: 'I'm 'asking' for your daughter's liand^ sir, and in doing' so I would remind you that I am the pos sessor of an old and honored name.' ' Mackenzie: 'Ah! ...And will ye be guid enough tae inform me 'at, -what bank it will , be honored, .and for lioo much?' ? . r4 ? 'V ? ? r ? 1 Customer: 'I say, waiter. ,-JWhat lias I happened to this , lobster? v. It's' a claw I short.' ; . ' . r' ? 'Waiter: 'Sorry, sir, but tlier're so fresli and full of life that they fought I amongst tliemseives in the kitchen.''1 : . Customer: 'Wel...
KEEP YOUR INDIVIDUALITY. MAKE THE BEST OF YOUR TYPE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
KEEP- YOUR INDIVIDUALITY; MAKE THE BEST OF, YOUR. ' . TYPE- ; 1 oiten wonder wliy worii?rifare;- so- foolish as to dislike riot belrig- One- of. a crowd (writes a beauty specialist).. They seem to wish. to look exactly like everybody else, and if they feel -that they differ in appearance from , the rest of their friends, .they spend**endless time -and as much money as they can afford endeavoring to_ mould them selves to the1 same, pattern as the crowd. . ' .'.V ' Fashion is never becoming1 unless-;it is becoming to the \ person' herself, whether it is a matter of a particular way; of wearing the hair, or the craze1 for a certain type of figure. , You are always you, and you should try: to de velop your own type, your- own per sonality, before ? knything else. This does not mean that you sliould be ec centric. t To walk ^bout' tlie * streets dressed in exaggerated . clothes would, be obviously absurd, r v . Wliy should you be..so sure th'at your: own type is not cliarniingTand origin...
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXXIX. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. ' By TOM GILL. ? '(Published by Special Arrangement.) . t.r . ' [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] - - CHAPTER XXXIX. ' « ' v' Ted hurried into Bob's room. The girl was still sitting by the bed. As he entered she smiled, the happiest . smile he liad yet seen on her white face. . - 'He woke up once and knew me. .I leaned over and kissed him and he fell asleep again. He's been sleeping ever' since. I haven't dared stir. And I'm . ? too stilt to move, v Ted put liis arms 'about her and ? ' raised her.- 'It's bed for you, little girl,' he said, and obediently she left . him. - ?' - '? _ . . . ; Remembering Price's words, Ted poured a few drops of brandy between the man's lips. His face was cooler. The deathly pallor had gone. For a . time Ted waited, then walked to the window. At last, conscious of eyes . upon him, he turned toward the bed, and with a wild thrill of joy, found ?the grey eyes of Don Bob open and the lips...