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The Director of Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
The Director of Agricul . ^ture. - ??? -. ?'?'??? . ? ? j * THE discussion at the conference between the Director of Agricul ture and orchardists,^held at Franklin on t Thursday night, brought out many salient facts bearing upon the .Tasmanian fruit industry and its develop-, ment that call for the very serious attention of all fruit growers. In the Director we are fortunate in havinga man who is generally regarded as a very high authority on fruit culture, and one who has devoted a life long study to this department of production. Combined with his scientific knowledge, he has had a wide and varied practical ex perience, and so it happens that he was able to impart a mass of very ^valuable information to those who attended his meeting the other evening. Furthermore, he has avowed that it is his earnest desire to assist fruit growers in every way possible, and seeing the reputation with which he comes among us — ra reputation that places him in the front rank of the authorities on f...
A PRECARIOUS HOLD. BOY'S PRESENCE OF MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
. ; A PRECARIOUS HOLD. ; BOY'S PRESENCE OF MIND. ? On Monday afternoon two boys V named A. and F. Bennett were - on a narrow bridge spanning the ? _' Hopkins River road when a train ;?''??: due at Warrnambool at % o'clock approached, Jjt was apparently unnoticed by the boys until it was just upon them. Fortunately one of them had the presence of mind to spring on to an embank ment 15ft below, and the other boy managed to climb down to a beam and cling on with his arms and legs until the train had passed. Had he let go he would have fallen 20ft. The driver observed the peril of the boys; but was unable to pull up before reachingthe bridge. The bridge is so narrow that the carriages project over the sides. The boy was found underneath portion of one of the carriages. He was quickly reseued from his dangerous position, and was none the worsefor his adventure. The other lad also escaped unhurt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
A. Nlacrow & Sons Pty Ltd.; 70 LIVEEPOOL ST., HOBAKT. MACROW'S for Furniture. ' '.-, MACRO W'S for Furniture MACRO W'S for Furniture - ^ - MACRO W'S for Easy Terms MACROW'S for Pianos - - ' ? . MACROW'S for Phonographs 'V MACROW'S for Records MACROW'S for Easy Terms. ' '. ' / ? ? ? ?-.'.?? ? » . ? , Smsll Deposits, Payments to suit Purchaser. Don't forget to give us a call when in town. Best of attention Best of Goods. ?? MUSIC IN THE HOUSE MAKES CHEERFUL HAPPY HOAIES. ' . . ? ? ' Y F. G. KNIGHT, Manager, Sight tested Free at Overell's City Pharmacy. Perfected Fit Guaranteed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
^ Important Reasons X ? ^ TXrHY you should buy all V Xg- VV your Furniture. Crock- -§- -&\ cry, Hardware, Cutlery, and all -&- ?X Household Goods at. X :. ?? X' ' SCARE'S. % ^jjp Because the prices, consistent -^ ? ;'' &- with quality, are the lowest /ifc- \^ obtainable. - /£ n8? Because the quality is there for n$^ ^jjk you to test. ^& ^y Because we manufacture on the yS nJ? premises a large portion of the vp ^ goods we sell. -& ^^. Because we import other goods ^x' n$/ direct from the makers. n§? ^^ Because you get solid satisfac- ^^ X tion witn everything bought. V' Vg/ Because we pay steamer .freight Xg? -^ on all orders of 20/- upwards. -§- # SCAR I?'S~HAPPY HOME -§- X O^RU *? STORES. -£- X Complete House Furnishers, \f -$- 107 and 109 Elizabeth St., Hobart. -§- Births, Marriages, Deaths AdYertiiements under these headings ;: are published at 3s per insertion. Every. notice. for insertion must be authenticated and bear the name and addres...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
SHIPPING. The B.s.,- Westralia from Hobart ar rired at Sydney half an hour after mid night yesterday. She sails on Tueseay next on the return voyage'. ???:.-' . V The. b.s. Paloona leaves Hobart for HwiTiotT- at 9 nun nn MonHav.. ' , The s.8. Warrimoo left Hobart at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday for Melbourne. She took only 14 cases fruit. ' ? The 8.8. Moeraki left Hobart yesterday, for New Zealand ports. Her fruit cargo consisted of 8 cases.
A TERRIBLE MISTAKE. WOMAN SHOOTS FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
A TERRIBLE MISTAKE. WOMAN SHOOTS FRIEND. Mrs Cuong Tart, residing at Ashfield, was awakened ear]y on Sunday morning by the furious barking of a '.dog. She aroused her little son, and, proceeding to the door, she saw a«figure huddled up on the verandah. She de manded who was there, and, re ceiving no reply, fired four revolver shots, one of which took effect. Mrs Tart then went into the house, obtained a candle, and, examining the heap, found the person shot was Mrs McMurtie, whom she .had known for 18 years. The wounded woman formerly lived next door to Mrs Tart, and mistook the house in the darkness. The police were summoned, and _Mrs McMurtie was conveyed to the Western Suburbs Cottage Hospital, where an operation was performed,* and a. bullet removed from the abdomen. Mrs Tart says that she has always kept a loaded revolver since a murderous attack was made at night on her late husband.
NEW SOUTH WALES. GERMAN SAILORS PUMMELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES, GERMAN SAILORS PUM MELLED. Late on Saturday night last a party of German sailors came ashore from somo vessel in the harbor dressed in quaint attire and wearing exaggerated mourn ing favors. The ringleaders °f the party carried a drum, fantas tically draped with crepe, and a draped concertina. They took a tram to Woolloomooloo, and after alighting in Bourke-street formed a procession. A curious crowd, increased as the procession made its way along the street, fol lowed, until in a flash it seemed to occur to a few that the whole performance closely resembled a travesty upon the present grief of the nation. The crowd closed on the foreigners, and jostled and pummelled them to such an ex tent that they were at their last gasp when the police: arrived and drove oft the crowd. Ihe sailors slunk away, with the exception of one masquerading as a woman, who was taken into custody. None of the sailors, it was stated, belonged to the mail steamer Scharnhorst, which is at pre...
"WIRELESS." WHITE STAR LINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
'WIRELESS.' WHITE STAR LINERS. Advices have' been received by Mr Oxonham, acting secretary to tho Central Postal Administration, of the installation of 'wireless' apparatus on five steamers of the White Star line trading to Aus tralia. The first vessel to be fitted was the Suevic, which was due to sail from London on Moy 6. ihe steamers -\Yill placo tliamseiyes iij communication with tho Commonwealth Government stations, which are to be erected at Sydney and Fremantle, and for which tenders were rocontly accepted. Th,ey will be fitted with the Marconi apparatus. The system to be uoed at the Commonwealth stations is Telefunken, but that will not interfere with the interchange of mes 8agOd, :,: ,.;.? : .'. .- ... . ? ?:- .?:?:,. ... i
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association. A meeting of the committee of the Franklin Football Associa tion was '..held .on. Wednesday night. There were present : — Mr J. P. Rvan (chairV Messrs W. J. Thomas, H, Cuthbert, J. Priest, and the Secretary (Mr M. Hay). The. question, adjourned from the previo\is .meeting, as to whether the Association should affiliate 'with the Tasmanian Football League .was further discussed, and it was decided that the affiliation be effected. L. Harris was appointed field umpire for the first match to be played this afternoon. A letter was received trom Mr B: Watson offering -to donate a set of caps to the Premier team of the season. Tho offer was accepted with -thanks. A letter was received from the Secretary of the Tasmanian Football League suggesting that the Norwood (S.A.J Club, which is visiting this State next month, might play a match at Franklin. After discussion it was decided that in view of the financial loss incurred when mainland teams visited the dis...
SLAUGHTERING REGRLATIONS. BUTCHER FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
SMWHTEEIN& BEGKRLATIO]SrS. BUTCHER FINED. At the Huonville Police Court, oh Wednesday, before Mr W. O. Wise, P.M. George -.'MoMullen was oharged with a breach of the regulations governing the slaughter of moat for consumption. The case for the prosecution was that the de fondant had refused to carry out Qerj^in a,ltoratjiqus, in his slaughter house, qrdevod by the Sanitary Inspector (Mr Darcey), contending that they were un-. necessary. These 'inoludod the lining of the premises to a height of 6 feet. The defendant pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay a fino of £1, and costs 8s. He intimated his intention of carrying out the alterations required.
OPENING OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
OPENING OF THE.. SEASON. This afternoon, will see the ball set rolling in local football circles. The opening, match of the season is to be played on Watson's Recreatipn Ground, commencing, at 3 o'clock sharp, and as each of the teams is re ported to be a strong combina tion a keenly contested match is anticipated. The teams will be picked from the following : — Union — T. Sfcans field, D. Darcy,' W. Wicks, E. Heffernan, C. Bratt, L. Barne'tt, C, Ryan, S, Bratt, T, McMullen, W. Stansfield, J. Stansfield, C. Mansfield, A. Medbury, M. Darcy, W. Latham, L. Stanton, J. Med bury, C. Freeman, G. Freeman. Franklin Rovers : L. Hay, H. Hay, B. Fitzpatrick, Buchanan, A. Stanton, G. Stansfield, S. Howard, F. O'BeJrne, D. Bruce, L. Cummings, T. Fitzpatrick, B. McGarry, W. Wilcox, G. Garth, G. Somers, M. Carr, A. Mans field, V. Townsend. Emergen cies : J. Garth, R. Coleman.
HALLEY'S COMET. WHEN IT RISES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
H ALLEY'S. COMET. ? ; ? '. ? c&i ? ? . WHEN . IT RISES. The comet i3 at present a beautiful sight in the mornings between 5 and 6 o'clock. It has altered somewhat in appearance. The head of the comet seem3 to have lost the nebulous appear ance it had, and now looks like an ordinary, star of nearly the first magni tude, while the tail has grown to an enormous length, being traceable for nearly1 25 degrees. It will bo very favour ably placed for seeing all thia week, and should increase in brightness each morn ing, as it is rapidly approaching the earth?' Tho following are the times of the rising of the comet and sun : — v. ~ Comet. Sun. I H. M. ? ? JH.M. May 14 ... ?? ...4.25 ... 7 13 15 ? ... 4.41 ... 7.14 16 ... .: ... 5.4. ... 7.15 ? 17 ... ;.:5.32 ... 7.15 18 ... s ...16.11 ... 7.16 - 19 ... : .... 7.0 ..... 7.17 It will- bo noticed that the- comet rises later each morning. On tho last dato it will pass between iis and the siin, and reappear as an evening object at first ...
MEYMOTT'S BELL RINGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
MEYMOTT'S BELL- : RINGERS. V ??? Last night, at the Franklin Town Hall, a largo audience gave a hearty welcome to the above combination, whoso excel lent' performance fully justified the reputation that had preceded them. To judge from the cordial manner in which Mr Meymott's announcement that the company would present their second programme on Friday next was received, it may be anticipated that the accommo dation of the hall will be fully taxed on the 20th inst. Space will not admit of a detailed notice of the many interesting and novel items of which the programme is made up, but it may be briefly stated that the entertainment is a clever, novel, and refined one, and absolutely free from any objectionable feature. Mr Mey mott's conjuring contained new and amusing deceptions, and his impersona tions and mimicry caused much hearty laughter. The aeroplane dance, a novel and effective turn was imperatively en bred. Mr Harry Stewart's handcuff and iron trunk mystery is a bewildering p...
REAFFORESTATION IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
REAFFORESTATION IN .... VICTORIA. ^ ;.: The Minister of Lands in Victoria has outlined his reafforestation scheme in a memorandum .which is to be submitted for the consideration of the Cabinet. Mr M'E'enziB's idea is that the State 'should be divided into four districts, each corii prising one of various classe3 of country and settlement.-. -.Class -A- will' include mallee country; class B, plain, treeless country, excluding irrigation districts; class C, irrigation areas ; and class D, forest- country which has. been cleared of timber, such as is to be found in the Goulburn Valley arid many parts of Gippsland. A sum of, say, £500 will ba set apart for prizes to those in each dis trict who will do the best in the way of tree planting on their holdings in a period of three years. . Holdings in classes A and B must not be less than 320 acres, in C not Ie3s than 100 acres, and in D .not less than 250 acres, and competitors must plant at least 4 per cent, of the area of. their holdings....
DEATH KING EDWARD. The Funeral To-Day. A Procession of Kings Late Queen's Pathetic Message To the Nation. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
[?] ? ? ^ A Procession of Kings. , Late Queen's Pathetic Message To the Nation. , ; The funeral of King Edward will take place on. to-day, and will be attended by several of the European Sovereigns. Amongst those who will join the procession will be the Kaiser' of Germany, the Kings of Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, and Belgium, M. -Pichon (France;, Mr Theodore Roosevelt (United States), Arch duke Francis ? of Austria, the Grand Duke Michael of Russia, Prince Henry1 of Holland, the Crown Prince of Greece, and Prince Fushimi of Japan.
A SNORING COW. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
A SNORING 00 W. Recently several persons residing at a boarding-honse at Stawell, . Victoria, drew the Borough Council's attention to a nuisance caused by the repeated nfooing throughout the night -of a cow in'an ad ioininer vard. Tlio matfcnr was rfmnrfcnrl to, the health inspector (Mr George Humphreys), who replied as follows: — 'As regards tho mooing of the cow, I haye made a pathological examination of this animal, and from information re ceived as to its peculiarities, find that tho quadruped, like in any bipeds, suffers from a particular physical failing known commonly as snoring. I have spoken to the owner, who has promised me that in future this cow will not bo allowed to dins so freely before retiring for the night, and, in consequence of this, I do not think thpro need b.o any fear that for some time, at least, tho cow and her dis satisfied neighbors will not be able to enjoy $hs bpnpfit of a peaceful slumber.'
MESSAGE TO THE NATION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
MESSAGE TO THE NATION. A message, that is full of pathos, has been, sent by Queen Alexandra to the Nation. : She declares that from the depth of her poor, broken heart, she wishes to express her deepest thanks to all for their. touching sympathy in her overwhelming sorrow, and unspeakable anguish. The . nation, too, says Queen Alexandra, has, suffered an irre parable loss— for it has lost its best friend, father, and Sovereign, thus suddenly called away. ' May God give us all His divine help to bear this, the heaviest of the crosses He has seen fit to lay upon us. His will be done. Give me a thought m your, prayers, which will comfort and sustain me in all I have still to go through.' ' After thanking every class— high and low, rich and poor— iorr their touching letters and tokens of sympathy, Queen Alexandra adds : — ' ' Tconfide to your care, my dear son, who I know will follow in his dear .father's footsteps. In begging you to show him the same loyalty and de votion which you sho...
Fruit Export Trade. Exploiting New Markets. Hi Jones & Co.'s Scheme Discussed. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
? Rruit Export k . Traaer;-;;! Exploiting New 'Markets. 5-2: Jones & Co.'s Scheme Discussed. While assembled on Thursday night for the purpose of con ferring with: the Director of Agriculture, fruitgrowers seized the opportunity to discuss the scheme put forward by Messrs H. Jones and Co. for the exploita tion of . now ?. markets for Tas manian fruit. The proposal made is outlined in the following letter which the firm named have' sent to the Executive of the . Tas manian Fruitgrowers' Union':— , 'Now that the English* shipping season is closed, and although the exports this year are within a few thousand cases of our record, there is no doubt that we have a larger quantity of apples oni hand than in any previous year since we started growing and exporting. For this reason, if for no other, it is regrettable that tho proposal to extend the English season by two or. three late shipments has fallen through, owing to the fact that no steamers aro procurable. With the possi bili...