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Current Topics. FREIGHT ON FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
Cui*B*eni Topics \ ? . ? ? FREIGHT ON FRUIT. The question of freights and charges upon fruit shipped to inter-state markets was discussed at the meeting of the Executive of the Tasmanian Fruitgrow ers' Union held at Hobart on Monday, After some discussion a committee was appointed to go into the matter, and arrange for a deputation to wait upon the local representatives ' of the Steam Companies in connection with it.
YOUTH'S TERRIBLE DEATH IMPALED ON A SHAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
YOUTH'S TERRIBLE DEATH IMPALED ON A SHAFT. ? . .??-' ? - The terrible accident by°which ?Wmi' Francis Hubert Basford, eighteen years, lost his life was ? the subject of a Coroner's enquiry on Friday last. Deceased, who lived at Union-rpad, Moonee Ponds, on the morning of the 5th insit. rode awav on his bicTcle to go to work. At Railway Place, 1 Flemington, he collided with a butcher's cart, the off shaft of which penetrated his body. He was taken to the Melbourne Hospital, where Dr. Fairley, who attended him, found him to be - - suffering from shocking injuries, which were necessarily fatal. . Next day he collapsed and died. The evidence showed that de ceased was riding on the wrong side of the road, which at that spot was in bad order on the other side. Had he missed the . ? butcher's cart,' said one witness, ' he would probable have run into mine.' Constable Ogilvie, who made an examination of the road and picked up deceased's track, also stated that deceased had been riding on th...
A PLAYFUL HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
A PLAYFUL HORSE. The eight-year-old son of Mr Fred. Wileman, of Tooan, was walking with his father, who was leading a horse home by the mane a day or two ago, when another horse dashed up in play ful mood, and, ranging alongside ' the led horse, kicked up his heels with joy. In doing so, one heel hit the boy on the face, breaking his jawbone and knocking his teeth out. Dr. Bird removed some splintered bone, and is treating the child's injuries.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SPRAYING NOXIOUS WEEDS. DEATH OF CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES, SPRAYING NOXIOUS WEEDS. DEATH OF CATTLE. At the Murwillumbah (New South Wales) District Court on Wednesday last, before Judge \ pocker and: a jury, Alexander Lowe sued the Tweed Shire Council, claiming £270 as damages caused through the death of a number of cattle, which were alleged to have been poisoned through eating grass sprinkled with arsenical solu tion, owing to the carelessness of the council's servants while spraying noxious weeds on a road fronting his property. A verdict was given for plaintiff for £68 damages, with costs.
CYCLING. 12-Mile Road Race. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
- CYCLING. 12-Mile Road Race. A twelve-mile road race tookplaee at H.uonvilio on Saturday. The oourse was, from the Picnic Hotel two miles along tho Franklin Road, thence back to the Grove, finishing at Huonville. There were seven competitors, and an interest ing race resulted as follows : R. Ayres ... ? 1 D.Talbot ? .,.' 2; ? J.Briggs ... ... . ...: 3: '?: Briggs also secured the fastest time.
Cradoc School. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
Cradoc School. ? . m ?? ' TO THE EDITOR. SIR, — Will you allow me space in your valuable paper for a fsw remarks in reply to the Minister of Education, wh,o stated through the Press that the complaints made by the parents of Cradoc- had been fully investigated, and the report of the inspector adopted. Now, Sir, I, as one of the parents, think it only fair and ]ust that tho said report bo made public, or otherwise that the parents be informed of what report the inspector made. The Minister al3O says that the teacher is capable of carrying out her duties satis factorily. Well, if giving no lessons to the children for six weeks — as admitted by the teacher herself — and the numerous other extraordinary things that were dis closed at the enquiry are included in her duties, then I say she certainly is capable of carrying them out well. There are various other things which she has said and'done that I do not wish to men tion here, but which, in the opinion of a rmmhnr nf thA nn.vpnt.R n.t...
EXPLOITING NEW MARKETS. H. JONES & CO.'S SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
EXPLOITING- NEW MARKETS. H. JONES & CO.'S SCHEME. A discussion tookplaee at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Tas manian Fruitgrowera' Union, on Monday, on the circular addressed to fruitgrowers by Messrs Jones and Co. in regard to the OTifininirnf new markets. 'The discussion was conducted in committee, as it was generally considered that the views ex pressed should not go forth to the public at the present stage. 'Mr Morrison moved as follows : — That, within a month, representa tives of the Union take steps to hold meetings of fruitgrowers at Bagdad, New Norfolk, Lovett, Franklin, or any other centre considered advisable, to discuss Messrs H Jones and Co.'s pro posal ro new markets for fruit, and that delegates be appointed to hold a final meeting in Hobart. Mr Barnett seconded the motion, which was carried.
FOLLOWERS OF CONFUCIUS. THE SYDNEY INCIDENT. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
?'FOLLOWERS OF COtf-' : FUCIUS. THE SYDNEY INCIDENT. - SYDNEY, Tuesday. ' Chinese merchants in Sydney have made an indignant repudia tion of any plot having been arranged for the assassination of the Rev. J. Young Wai, as stated in the Presbyterian Assembly last week. They say that cer tain p.lm.vfTfis wfire ln.i'rl a.srains Mr Wai, who was asked, but failed, to attend a meeting of his countrymen to reply to them, and in his absence five judges were appointed, who found, after en quiry, that he was guilty of grievous wrong in trying to influence persons to withdraw their children from the Chinese school, and further found that he was wrong in taking exception to children paying respect to a pic ture of Confucius, 'as in doing so children were not bowing to an idol, but paying respect to the fou.ad.er of Chinese logic, 'The king of literature,' as Confucius was known in China. A letter was then written to the Modera tor of the Presbyterian Church asking that Mr Wai should apologise, ...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
. CHURCH SERVICES. The Lord Bishop (Dr Mercer) has in structed his clergy to hold a special service on the day of the funeral. There will be a short service ,at St. John's, Franklni, on Friday, at 11 o'clock, con ducted by the Rev. C. Lumsden, the acting rector. A special order of service printed and will be used on this occasion. Seats are to be reserved for the Warden and Councillors, State officials, and the military, who have been specially invited to attend. ???At St. Mark's Church, Lovett, a special service will be conducted by the acting rector, Rev. Mr.. May. , -..THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: At' 11 o'clock mass in the Catholic Church, Franklin, on Sunday last, Rev. Father Hennessy made feeling reference to the King's death, and asked for the prayers of the congregation for the eternal repose of his soul.
BIRTHS, DEATHS, MARRIAGES. Federal Statistics. Seventeen Centenarians. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
BIRTHS, DEATHS, ? ' MAREIAGES.; ?-: o ? ? i Federal Statistics, Seventeen Centenarians. There has just been issued by the Commonwealth statistician (Mr G. H. Knibbs) the official year-book of the Commonweal th for 1910- This is No. 3 of the Year-books issued by the Common wealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, and it contains authoritative statistics for t.Vin neriod 1901 to 1909. as well as correct statistics for the period 1788 to 1900. ' . Since the issue of the previous Year book the estimates of population have been carefully revised, the results of the various censuses being taken in conjunc tion with the records of births, deaths, arrivals, and departures. The estimated population of the Commonwealth at the end of 1908 was 4,275,306, of which 2,252,027 were males and 2,023,279 females. This means that there were 111.31 males for every 100 female3. With the exception of New Zealand, whose masculinity is at the rate of 113.333 to every 100 females, the rate in Australia is the...
IMPRISONED STRIKE LEADERS. FOUR TO BE RELEASED. OTHER SENTENCES CURTAILED. SYDNEY, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
IMPRISONED STRIKE LEADERS. FOUR TO BE RELEASED. OTHER SENTENCES OUR-' TAILED. Sydney, May 17. The Government, after review-^ ing the sentences of the im prisoned strike leaders, have decided that Hutton, Butler, O'Connor and May be released immediately. Brennan, Burns, Gray, and Lewis, who were each aan+anr»a/1 +.r- IS mnnt.lifi will V-A released in August. Peter Bow ling, whose - sentences total 2H years, is to be given his freedom after serving 12 months:' Stokes, who was sentenced to three years, is to be released on December 31 next.
Profits of Fruitgrowing. Misleading Statements Protert From [?] [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
— ?-.' ? — ? — ' 'i Profits of Fruit growing. t ~ T~ Misleading Statements^ Protert FromrST .. ' '' sC.' i At ameeiilig of the Exeou\ Tasmanipfn Fruitgrowers' Unk*' Hobar^on Monday, Mr Mor: _Watjile Grove, drew attention \ extravagant statement* made by*^,. Agent - General for Tasmania \\_ McCall) in London regarding the profit' of fruitgrowing. Dr. McCall had stated^., that it was a common thing for people to *-. make an income of £1500 or £2000 a year *j oui, oi orcnarcimg. such statements were very misleading. Hon. James Murdoch : Bishop Delany has been saying the same thing in the other States. . Mr Morrison: It is not right or Just, either to us or the people who are in duced to come here, because those profits cannot be made. Mr Wright: If they could I should have retired long ago. * ^ Mr Morrison : This kind of thing should be stopped at once. I will move— ' That the statements- made by the Agent-General ave: extravagant to the last degree, and detrimental to the best interes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 18 May 1910
for sale:. spring drays, spray pump carts, sulkies, orchard ploughs & harrows, debnTam's ,4 WAGGON AND CARRIAGE WORKS', Ranelagh, W ANTED — Groom. . Apply. Dr Anderson, Franklin. T OST — On road between ' Franklin and ' A. Geeveston, on Sunday last, Check Rug. R. Geeves, Geeveston. ^ TjiO.R SALE— HUONVII-LE. . Two miles from township, .42 acres, portion cleared, one acre in' orchard ; good house,' nearly new. To be '.sold cheap and . on easy terms. Apply ROGERS & SONS, Hobart; C. S. MARSH, Huonville. . Department of :Public. Works. mENDERS will be received --.until 10 X a.ni. at the .Public Works Office, Hobart (where specifications can be seen) for the following works :— The Departmant does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. WEDNESDAY,, 25th MAY, 1910. * Road — Approach Road,. Petchey's Bay '*' Jetty— Conti a ;t 503'.- ' Specifications at Post Offices, Wattle Grove arid Snug ; and Council Chambers, Lovett; Road— Lymington to . Mrs T. Goad's and othe...