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THE PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
THE PLAYERS. Among the winners there were several who did useful work, notwithstanding the disadvan tages they had to contend with in the form of a muddy and slippery playing area, and 'a heavy, sodden ball. C. Mans fieldj perhaps, stood out as the best player on the ground, his mfl.vkiner. kickiner. and iuderment being of a high standard ot merit, Wicks. also might fairly claim some credit for the victory in that he kicked thros of the goals registered. HeSernan was another useful member, his play being full of tenacity, and his snap-shooting phenominal. Of the juniors, J. Medbury stood out alone, and gave great promise of developing into n player of some merit. Barnett gave seve ral flashes of clever and effective work, and others who rendered good service were : — C, Ryan, T. Stanfield, Darcy, McMullen, C. Bratt, Stanton, and A. Medbury. For the losers, the Hay brothers were most conspicuous through out. L. Hay, while carrying the cares of captainship, found' op portunity to do s...
HANDICAP AT HUONVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
HANDICAP AT HUONVILLE. A handicap chopping match, with 15-inch lying logs, promoted by Mr L. Perry, of the Picnic Hotel, was held at Huonville on Saturday afterlioon, in the - presence of a goo'd gathering of specta tors. There were 20 starters,' and some excellent chopping was witnessed. The event .was decided in two heats and a final, and in each instance the^ finishes were close and exciting. The officers of the day were aa fol low: — Judges, Messrs W. Walton, W. Parsons, and L. Stanley ; handicapper, Mr G. Walton ; starter, Mr A-. Crisp. ' The results were: FIRST HEAT. D. Scanlon, scratch. ... ... 1 F.. Polly, 5 sees ? 2 * F. Smith, 20 sees . ... ... 3 ? ,- ?? SECOND HEAT. . J. Spioule, 10 sees ? .' 1 W. Dwyer, 10 sees ? 2 L. Duggan, 20. sees ... ... 3 FINAL. * J. Sprpule ... ? ? '. 1 F. Polly ? ... '...' 2 D. Scanlon ? ? 3 The final was a great, finish.-the three placed men being soparated by 'only a few blows.
W. AUSTRALIA. STRUCK OFF THE ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
W. AUSTRALIA. STRUCK' OFF THE ROLLS. The Perth Full Court has made an order striking Walter John Lockyer Sinclair off the roll of practitioners of the court on the ground of unprofessional con UUUli KJlU.\Si.ajJ.±) »TliV U.J.U. AJ.WU fc*£/^ pear, was accused by the Bar risters' Board of having mis appropriated £41 received from a client for a specific purpose. Chief Justice Parker, in giving his decision, said that Sinclair had been suspended for a similar offence, and in the interest, not only of the public, but of the prosession, his name should be struck off the rolls.
CHOPPING. THREE BROTHERS SUCCESS. GEEVESTON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
CHOPPIJVTCL '?;. ??: - ** -. ? : — t' '??'-??.'...' -- : ? ? ' - THREE BROTHERS SUCCCSS. Geeveston, Monday. A chopping match was held/ in Mr - John O'Halloran's paddock on Saturday last. It was a handicap, and., was decided in heats. The final was won by H. Clark, of Snake Plains, who chopped powerfully and generally in fine style. ±ie was followed closely by E. Clark in second place,-with A. Clark third. The * three placed men are brothers. A good doal of interest was manifested in the . event amongst ' the sporting fraternity, and.'' ''the result was not altogether at variance with the prophets predictions.
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association. OPENING OF THE SEASON. UNION v. FRANKLIN ROVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association. OPENING OF THE SEASON. UNION v. FRANKLIN ROVERS. Nature was by means in her kindest mood on Saturday on the occasion of the opening of the football season in Franklin. The weather throughout the day Was UlcclK. cUlU oquanjr, ouu iinxi tated considerably against ^ a large attendance at the initial fixture of the year. In view of the recent formation of a local association an unusually keen interest was manifested in the match, and had it not been for the unfavorable climatic con ditions a good ' gate ' might have resulted. As it was, only the keenest supporters of the game ventured to put in an appear ance, and even their enthusiasm was severely tried. The match was played on Watson Recrea tion Ground, across which ' a biting southerly wind blew, UilllgUig WlUll ill uuv;OOluiii»J showers to add to the discom fiture of spectators. The contesting teams were Union and Franklin Rovers, and although some flashes of attrac tive football were witnessed the pl...
WEDDING BELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
WEDDING BELLS. The marriage of Mr J. Thorp and Miss Mary Phillips, both Franklin residents, took place at St. John's Church yester day. The bride, who looked very pretty, had with her as bridesmaids Misses Edie Thorp and Mary Moran, whilo Mr J. Latham was groomsman. The bride wa3 Erivfin awav hv her- father. Mr A. Phillins and at the conclusion of the ceremony tho young couple proceeded to the bride's former residence, where they sat down to a wedding breakfast, together with a number of their relations and most inti mate friends. The Rev. C. Lumsden was the offidafing clergyman. Tho Best Cure for Toothache. Overell's. Qdontalgic'Esseace, Cd ; posted, toyou, 7d
Bitter Pit. Federal Authorities Declaration. The Huon Council's Protest. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
Bitter Pit. Federal Authorities Declaration. The Huon Council's Pro test. , The outcome of the discussion at a re cent meeting of the Huon Municipal Council upon the action of the Federal authorities in declaring Bitter Pit an infectious disease was that a letter draw ing attention to the matter was for WcUUUU IU lilt) lUSUUUMclU 1' 1 Ullgi U W Uici Union. This communication was dis cussed at a meeting of the Executive of the Union held at the Agricultural Department on Monday. The Secretary said tl-a| tho Bitter Pit was not at present included in the list of proclaimed diseases. Mr Morrison said that Bitter Bit was included in the revised list of fruit dis eases issued by the Federal Government, and published recently in the press. Mr Barnett : Is it a disease at all ? Mr Morrison : It is simply an overflow of sap', and it is caused by the colls becoming broken and bursting, We had hot steamy weather lately, and the Pit increased very much, even in old tree3. The Secretary : It is ...
QUEENSLAND. ABORIGINAL MURDERER. DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
QUEENSLAND. ABORIGINAL MURDERER. /DEATH SENTENCE COM MUTED. The Governor-in-Council has coneidered the report of Mr Jus tice Read on the case of ' Dick ' Normanton, an aboriginal, who was sentenced to death of Too woomba on March 29 for wilful murder. It was decided to com mute the sentence of death to imprisonment with hard labor for the term of his natural life. Nor manton, who was charged with the murder of George R. Clements at Bakingboard, near Chinchilla, on March 9, 1909, had been a police tracker, and was running away because he wanted to go to the Barambah mission. On his journey he came to a hut, outside of which two men were sitting. He was hungry and wanted food, so he crept closer and fired at the men. They tumbled over, and he ran away, returning afterwards, however, and taking some food. After several days' travel Nor manton decided to go to his own country, and not' to'.' Barambah. He was tracked and -arrested at Macaroni Station, 10- miles from Normanton. ' . '
STAR-GAZER'S DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
STAE-GAZER'S DISCOVERY. About 3 o'clock last Wednes day morning the sexton's cottage at Woodend cemetery. (Vic.) was destroyed by fire, and practically all the furniture burned. Mr Sutton got up to see the comet, and found an inner- room ablaze. As there was no pressure of water, the house was quickly de molished. The cottage was the property of the cemetery trust, and was insured in the Victorian office for £100. The -furniture was insured in the same office for a like sum. The cottage was a relic of the early road board days, serving as the residence of the gatekeeper when the toll-bar was situated near the Woodend bridge. It wag subsequently removed to near Carjsruhe, and again brought back to Woodend .
A HEAT WAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
A HEAT WAVE, A curious change in the atmos phere occurred in Franklin yes terday afternoon, which was accepted by many as an indica tion that the earth, had entered the tail of the comet. A keen, breeze prevailed throughout the morning, but early in the after noon the atmosphere became warm and anltrv. and tho fovmar brightness of the sky' faded into a peculiar dimness. A warm wind sprang up, and continued till late in the evening. Such an atmospherical condition at this period of the year is a rarity in these- parts, and, perhaps, for want of a better reason, not a few are attributing it to the precence of Halley's comet. News was ' received from Lovett, 'Huonville, and Geeve ston to the effect that the change was noticed in those places also.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
TSknwn all over Tasmania as absolutely the best watch obtainable at a reason ;JL able outlay — specially designed for hard rough wear. The price is 20/-, and it isfguaranteed for 28 years, and kept in order free of chargo fo 2 years A. BUTTERFIELD, JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN, 101 ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART TELEPHONE 385..
THE COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
THE COMET, The comet, after perihelion, in- . creased its angular distance from the sun until a few days ago,, rising earlier each day. Now, however, as its approaches the earth the curve of. the orbit brings it nearer and nearer to the lino ho-fc-ttroa-n +Vin ai-in anrl oa i»f.Vi Consequently the angular dis tance is decreasing, and it is rising later each day — and nearer to the time of the sun's rising. To-morrow, according to the scientists, the earth, comet, and sun will be in the same line, and if the comet's tail. is 14,000,000 miles in length the earth will pass through the tail of it, for at that distance will the nucleus pass the earth. The official 'time given for the rising of the comet to-morrow morning is two minutes past 7, and the sun i3 timed to rise 15 minutes later. / ?
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
SHIPPING. The s.8. Paloona left Hobart for Sydney early yesterday morning, taking '30,000_ cases of fruit. The B.s. Warrimoo, from Melbourne, is due at Hobart early on Friday morning. She will sail the same day for New Zea land ports. The 8.s. Westralia, from Sydney,' is due at flobart , to-morrow. She will sail at 9 p.m*. on Monday on the return voyage. The barque Kassa arrived at Port Huori on Sunday. She is to. load timber for Melbourne. , The 8.8. Matai leaves Hobart tomor row for Melbourne.
Geeveston Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
Geeveston Police Court. At the Geeveston Police 'Court on Monday last, before Me3sr3 R. Geeve3, John Hay, and E. A. Bennett, J.'sP., Keith Moran was charged by Con stable' Hutton with using indecent language, He pleaded guilty, and was fined 10s,- with oosts 8s, Joseph Russoll pleaded guilty to fail ing to affix a duty stamp to a receipt, and was fined 5s, and costs 8s. He was fur ther charged with being the keeper of cattle found straying in the public thoroughfare. He was convicted, and ordered to pay n fine of Is, with 83 costs Miss Louise Montague, advertisad throughout tho world 30 years ago as the most beautiful 'woman in Amorica and winner of a £2000 prize beauty contest, has died in a small apartment house in New York alone and almost pennilees. She was discovered by Adam Forepaugh, Barnum's greatest circus rider. He' started. a £2000 boauty contest, and after awarding the prize to Miss Montague made her ttjo principal feature of the show. She reclined on a golden chariot in...
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING. FIFTY NEW VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
' AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING. FIFTY NEW VESSELS. There is at the, present time extra ordinary activity in the maritime build ing trade for the Commonwealth, and a fleet of 50 new steamers has been ordered by various companies in order to keep the services well up to the world's standard of efficiency. The aggregate tonnage of these new vessels, which have been, or are' to be, ordered, is 361,000 tons The P. and O. Co. is having built two new 13,000-ton steamers!; to be called Medina and Maloja, for the Australian mail service ; the Orient S.N Co., another new steamer of 13,000 toijs, to- be in com mission ic August next 'year; and the Aberdeen White Star Co. two modern steamers of the Pericles type. Each will Be of 11,000 tons gross register, and will cost £500,000. News was received a few days ago that the Holt line, which has always been connected with the Australian cargo trade to and from Great Britain, intend building a fleet of modern passenger steamer*;, to be despatched via the Cap...
Soft Fruit for England. VICTORIA'S EXPERIMENTS. SUCCESSFUL RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
Soft Fruit for England. VICTORIA'S EXPERI MENTS. SUCCESSFUL RESULTS. The successful accomplishment of a long cherished aim of Australian orchard ists (says the Melbourne 'Age') pro mises to. bring a new development to the industry. It has been found in the past impossible to ship to foreign markets fruit of the soft varieties, such as Wil liam's Bon Chretien and Beure Bose pears, owing to the loss offlavor and con dition on the sea voyage. Last season some- Victorian grower's' intended to ship an experimental lot of 500 cases, but, owing to the high local prices, the ship ment was not collected. They have now bean forestalled in the London markets by an Adelaide grower, who at the end of January sent 100 oases by the E.M.S. Orvieto. The fruit was forwarded in a special chamber, at a temperature of 33 deg,, and arrived in excellent condition. Word has now . been received that splendid prices were easily received in England, the profit being equal to 7s 6d a case. The thoroughly sound...
MAIL TABLE. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
MAIL TABLE. ' INWARDS.^ ?'..'?' United Kingdom, Continent of Europe India, to-morrow morning. ;, - Australian States, to-morrow, per \ - Botomahana. /?' N.S.W.* direct, to-morrow, per West ralia. :. .'???* ' ':'''? New Zealand, to-morrow, per Maitai. U.S.A. and Canada, to-morrow. ; OUTWARDS. t , Australian States, to-morrow, 7 a.m. NewZealand, Friday, 11 a.m. United States, Canada, etc., Friday, 11 ' a.m. '' South Africa, 21st inst. ? China, Japan, Manilla, etc., 25th test.
"Out of Work." Youth Steals 4/- [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
'Out of Work.' ? : ?',-:? I - ? ? .' ? ?? t ? '-.;.' ??? ' j- -,. '?:?:?' Youth Steals 4/ At'the Franklin Police Court on Mon day, before Mr Cuthbert, sen, and Mr W. H. Kennedy, J's.P.. a youth named Joseph Horn was charged with having, -on May 16, stolen the sum of 4s, the property oi Mr J. A. Anderson, of JNortn Franklin. Defendant pleaded guilty. Sergeant Filby stated that at 3 o'clock that afternoon he received a telephone message from Mr Anderson to the effect that 4s had been taken from his dwelling. Later in the afternoon he (Sergeant Filby), in company with Constable Bark er, approached the defendant in the street, and he admitted his guilt. He tnATl nfl.H nnlv 1 « fid in Tiia nnooftcainn having spent the balance of the money stolen. Mr Cuthbert : Was he in the employ of Mr Anderson ? . ? ... Sergeant Filby : I understand he was boarding with him, and so knew the ' run ' of the house. He informs me he is out of work. Mr Cuthbert (to defendant) : What have you got to say in a...
SWINDLE BY TELEPHONE. Attempt to Carry off 300 Valuable Cigars. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
SWINDLE BY TELEPHONE. Attempt to Carry off 300 Valuable Cigars. A cheque for 300 cigars, which worked but at eighteenpence apiece, was given ? by a Russian^) the clerk who- delivered ' them, in obedience to an order over the telephone, and the cheque, it was stated at the London Sessions last month, was found to be worthless. The Russian, Ivan Ternouski, was Corona cigars from Messrs Freiburg and ?.-?'?..- Meyer, Haymarket. He ordered them to ? be sent to Por chester terrace, Bayswater, and gave a cheque for £22 10s when they arrived. But the clerk who brought them went . away, leaving another to watch the house till the cheque was cashed. Pre . .;? sently the Russian came out with the '..'?- cigars, and was followed in a taxi-cab to ?the' Marble Arch Station, where the ?'clerk took the cigars from him and gave -him into custody. : There was a previous conviction for 1 stealing, and, being now found guilty, -??'.' Ternouski was sentenced to nine months' ' imprisonment, and ordered t...