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HEALTH OF QUEEN ALEXANDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
HEALTH OF QUEEN ALEX ANDRA. Rumors are being persistently circulated to the effect that Queen Alexandra's health is fail ing. These are officially pro nounced to be groundless, it being stated that Queen Alexander's oondition affords -no ground for anxiety to her medical atten dants. : ? ?: : '?.. \ . '
Bitter Pit. IS IT A DISEASE ? DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE'S VIEWS. STATE'S UNITED ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
Bitter Pit. m- — IS: IT A DISEASE? -DIRECTOR. OF AGRICULTURE'S VIEWS. STATE'S UNITED^ ACTION. At the, conference between the Director of .Agriculture (Mr Benson) and fruitgrowers, held at. Franklin on Thursday night', the origin and cause of the -bitter pit in the apple were subjects of discussion.' Mr J. P. ' Ryan opened the question by stating that many experts .avowed that: :t was caused b'y'over-feedirig theJ tree, and asking that the Direc tor might give his views on the subject. 1 Mr Benson, in roply, stated that the South Australian Government had approached the Agricultural . Departments of Tasmania and the other States of the Commonwealth with a view to their taking united action in the- direction of getting the in=. faction ,'?:? known a,s . Bitter Pit-; thoroughly investigated. . .Per sonally, he strongly recom mended that combined action should be. taken. A 'series of experiments should be carried out by a thoroughly qualified plant.: physiologist, : . Th's Tas manian Go...
LOVETT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
' ' ?'LOVETTNEWS?. r. . Our Lovett correspondent writes j as follows : — The weather . here has been very wet and cold for the last few days, and has left the roads in a very muddy condition. .. To-day (Friday) it'was very bleak and cold, with .occasional showers. Last night was the opening night of the local dancing assembly. About 20 couples indulged in the terpischorian art. ijo the strains of ^attractive musio supplied by Mr E. Reeves, of Geevoston.
Current Topics. VICTORIAN FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
pisrrenf --T® pi,© s. : -VICTORIAN FRUIT/ ; ' A. tribute to the excellence of Vic torian ' fruit and ' :! vegetables'. ?' . (say3 the '- Age ')'??' has -just 'been - received by. the Agricultural department in the shape of three silver medals awarded to the Government of Victoria for ex hibits at the show of the Royal Horticul tural Society of England, Vincent-square Westminster. There are two. Banksian medals, one for a collection of fruits and the other for bottled fruits, ; and a Knightian medal for dried fruits and vegetables. - ? ?
BENEFIT SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
BENEFIT SOCIAL., ;. A benefit social, promoted qy the Franklin Branch of the Tasmanian Workers' Political League in . aid of Mr Gilbert, who lost the sight of one of his eyes as tho result of an accident some time ago. was held in the Franklin Town Hall on Thursday night. The proceedings opened with the singing of 'God Save the King,' in which the audience joined. A very enjoyable programme was sub mitted. Intermingled with the dances were some very fine items contributed by Miss Florrio Walker, who sang ' The Children's Homo ,' ; Miss Ryan sang ' Ora Pro Nobis ' ; Mr Jack Woolley 'Starlight'; .Mr W. Michael recited ''The Scout,'* and also danced the High land Fling. Mr W. P. O'Callaghan officiated at tho piano, A very nice supper was provided by the Iadie3, to whom much thanks are due. Mr Michael officiated as M.C., and kept things moving briskly.
DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
DIRECTOR OF AGRIQUL ???' TURE. ' : The Director of Agriculture (Mr Ben son) accompanied by the Government Horticultuoal Expert (Mr J. Osborrie, jr.) arrived in Franklin on Wednesday. During the day the Director inspected several orchards, and in the evening met a number of growers in conference, giving them many hints udon mattars in which they are vitally concerned. Hi3 remarks are fully reported elsewhere. Yesterday he proceeded to Geeveston, where he further conferred 'With growers. : He re turns^to Hobart to-day. , . .
MOURNING IN HOBART. HOBART. May 13. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
MOURNING IN HOBART. ; Hobart. Mav 13. To-day the work of draping the Post Office and Customs .build ings was undertaken in pur suance of an order received from the Commonwealth Government. M^ny other buildings in the city are also being draped, in black. To-morrow will be observed as a public holiday. All places of business will be closed, and the day will be observed as a day of, mourning. In all the. churches memorial services will be held, and in the reserve in, front of the Parlia mentary Buildings a military funeral service will le held.
FRUITGROWERS' TRIBUTE OF LOYALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
FRUITGROWERS' TRIBUTE OF LOYALTY. ? On Thursday night last a meet ing of fruitgrowers was held in. the Church of England School room. Before commencing busi ness, the Chairman (Mr Cuth bert, senr.) referred in feeling terms to the death, of the King, and out of respect to His late Majesty's mem'ory the meeting adjourned for a brief period.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
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SEVENTY YEARS OF EATING. In That Time a Man Consumes Ninety-Five Tons of Food and Drink. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
SEVENTY YEARS OF EATING. In That Time a Man Consumes Ninety Five Tons of Food and Drink. If a man of seventy years were starv ing, it would probably be little com fort to him to think that he had con sumed in the course' of his life 53% tons of solid food and 42% tons of liquid, or about 1280 times his own . weight in both solids and liquids, but it would be true. Being a man of average appetite ' and purse, he would have eaten. 15 tons of bread, which would have made a '''? single loaf containing 1500 cubic feet and appearing about as large as the average suburban home, and on this ' ' bread he would Have spread one ton of butter. If his bacon had been cut ^ in a single slice, the strip -would .have ^ been four miles long; and jtfs choy^-' placed end to end, woulcLkave^e^' ed two miles. j** '^ Twenty ordinary-s-^ed bullocks \X supplied him wittf beef, 18 tons \ which he has .eiTten, along with fiVv tons of fish and 10,000 eggs. and 3501b.N of cheese. If he had elected to have s\ al...
Latest Cables Fruit Markets. SYDNEY. SYDNEY. May 13. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
[?] Frail Hai^kefSa ... 'SYDNEY. .; . ? Sydney.' Mav 13. Tasmanian apples to-day re alised the following prices : — Alexanders, 3s to 5s a case ; Ripstones, 3s to 4s 6d ; Codlins, 3s to 3s 6d: FC, 4s to 4s 6d ; N,YP,:4s to 4s 6d ; APM, 3s to 5s; SPM, ;6s to 6s 6d; DC, 5s to 5s 6d; Fannys, 4s to 4s 6d;'PA,. 5s to 6s ; jam lots, 2s to 2s 6d. Pears are easy', there being too many on the markets. The demand 'for apples is' also dull owing tp-the cold weather.
IMPRISONED STRIKE LEADERS. PETITION FOR RELEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 14 May 1910
IMPRISONED STRIKE LEADERS. PETITION FOR RELEASE. Mr Hughes, the Federal Attor ney-General, has forwarded to Mr Garland, the Minister for Justice, a petition praying for the release of Daniel Hutton, William U Uonnor, and James Butler, who were sentenced on January 27 to eight months' imprisonment for having taken part in a meeting at Bulli for the purpose of aiding in the con tinuance of the coal strike. The release of the prisoners was asked for on the ground that they were married' men with families, that they bore irre proachable characters, that they had never previously been con victed, and that their conduct in gaol had been exemplary.