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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
A. Hlacrow & Sons Pty Ltd., 70 LIVERPOOL ST., HOBAKT. ?? ??.. s MACROW'S for Furniture. ? MACRO W'S for Furniture : ' : S MACROW'S for Furniture ^ MACROW'S for Easy Terms ; MACROW'S for Pianos * MACROW'S for Phonographs - 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. _ -V MUSIC IN THE HOUSE MAKES CHEERFUL HAPPY # HOMES. ? v. .v- ' ' /?' v ? ? ? — — - ? f-'.' 'j: J- r '-V ' ' ' -v *' '? ' 'V'--' F. G. KNIGHT, Manager, Sight tested Free at Overall's City Pharmacy. Perfected Fit Guaranteed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
! ^-§-^*^-§--§-^--§x§-^--§-^- i -§- -&. i X Important Reasons -$- i /\ ~\KTRY y°u sll0uld buy a11 X i n$? » V . your Furniture, Crock- v®? ; Xj-- cry. Hardware, Cutlery, and all -^jj- - Household Goods at ! ^ SCARR'S. | Because- the prices, consistent ; with quality) are the lowest /Ss j obtainable. ' * V' ] Because the quality is there for -§- -&--&- you to te3t. . -^- y\ Because we manufacture on the '] premises a largo portion of the -n£- : good3 we sell. ; yd' Because we import other goods V' j N§7 direct from the makers. i /£- Because you get solid satisfac- -^j- | ^ tion with everything bought. 'X ] Because we pay 3teamer freight nJ' on all orders of 20/- upwards. I -t- SCAR R'S^APPY HOME # : -£- ————— STORES. j x Complete House Furnishers, X 1 107 and 109 Elizabeth St., Hobart. I j Birth's, Marriages, Deaths j Advertisements under these headings I are published at 3s per insertion. Every 1 notice for insertion must be authenticated j and bear the name ...
CLAIM FOR SALVAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
CLAIM FOB SALVAGE. Some hours after the arrival of the , barque Solgran at Lyttelton (New Zea land)/ on Saturday morning last from Port . Huon, the . marshal of the Vice - Admiralty Court, accompanied by the Sheriff's officer and two bailiffs, arrested . the vessel under warrant, claiming £500 * for salvage. The claim is made by Cap tain Frank Calvert, of Hobart, for salvage operations on the River Derwent on April 27. It is understood that the ? master 'of the Solgran will' contest the claim. ' [The Solgran, when passing through the entrance to the' Derwent, got into difficulties in the vicinity of the Derwent, and was towed into safety by the s.s. jtemere.]
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
SHIPPING. f The 8.8. Westralia leavea Hobart at 9 p.m. on Monday for Sydney. ' The s.8. Warrimoo left Hobart yester day for New Zealand ports. The s.8. Paloona leaveB Sydney for VHobart on Tnesd ay next. The as. Matai left Hobart yesterday morning for Melbourne, taking 45 cases of fruit.
The Director of Education. Visit to Huon Schools. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
The Director of Education. ? Visit to Huon Schools. ' ?«» The Director of Education (Mr McCoy) proceeded to Geeveston on Monday last, making passing visits at the Ranelagh, Southbridge, and Franklin State sohools* In company with the District Inspector (Mr S. O. Lovell) he, spent tha ''full day on Tuesday in inspecting and examining . the Gecvoston school, at which there were 189 scholars present. At the close of tho day he made complimentary refer ence to the standard of the work done in the school, and stated that he considered - the school generally was in a very satis factory condition. On Wednesday morn ing the Director spent some time in inspecting the Castle Forbes Bay school,, and returned to Hobart by the coach that day.
The Commerce Act. Its Defects and Possible Remedies. VIEWS OF MR. W. D. PEACOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
The Commerce Act. Its Defects and Possible Remedies. VIEWS OF MR. W. D. PEACOCK. Mr W.-D. Peacock writes, that some little time ago he wrote to the Depart ment of Agriculture, pointing out the de fecto* in the Commerce Act, so far as its application to fruit exported from this State was concerned, and suggesting certain remedies. The letter was for warded to the Comptroller-General of Customs, who has now given authority for its publication. The lettef reads as ollows: — Dear Sir, — In order that you may bring the under-mentioned subject in a reason© 1 form before the Federal authorities, I venture to address you upon tfie Com merce Act, in its relation to shipments of fruit to Europe, in which I propose point ing out the defects of the Act, and sug gesting measures that I consider are necessary for its imrrovement. Without doubt the authors of the Act honestly be lieved that, by bringing it into operation, they were doing great service to the fruit industry. The error has been that...
FOOTBALL. Franklin Association. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
FOOTBALL. Franklin, Association. A meeting of the committee of the Franklin Football Associa tion, was held in' Watson's Sample room, on Wednesday night. There were present : Mr H. Cuthbert (acting Chairman), W. J. Thomas, S. W. Addison, J. Priest, and the secretary (Mr M. Hay). The field umpire's report upon the previous Saturday's . match was read. It contained a charge against W. Wicks, for using bad language towards the umpire, and after enquiring /into the matter the committee decided to summon Wicks to appear before them at theiisnext meeting. The umpire commended tne players for the friendly manner in which the game was contested through out. It was resolved that Harrison be appointed to .umpire to day's match. Reference was made by Mr Thomas, to the desirability of having the teams on the ground ready to commence play at the appointed hour. ' He moved, ' That the secretary be instructed to notify the competing clubs that players must be present on the ground, at a. quarter t...
Water Power Scheme. Harnessing Huon Waters, COUNCILLOR CASEY'S PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Water Power Scheme. Harnessing Huon Waters, COUNCILLOR CASEY'S PROPOSAL. Appended is a copy of the resolution that Cr. Casey has given notice to move at the next meeting;, of the Huon Council, together with his reasons for so doing, and he asks for an express-; ion of opinion from the rate payers of the district, upon the proposition embodied therein: : . ' That this t Council requests the Government to send Mr Reid Bell to this district to examine and report on the. suitability of the upper part of the Huon River for generating electric power, and the said report to be,sup plied to this Council.' Councillor Casey writes 'My reason for moving this resolution is to first ascertain if there is sufficient power to be had in the locality named to. work a tram line, say from Huonville,' for a distance baclttaf about 20 miles, and also for supplying lights for the townships in this municipality, and other power, if required. As the Local Govern ment Act gives power to muni cipalities to b...
THE EMPIRE'S FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
? THE EMPIRE'S FRUIT, Dr. John M'Call, Agont-General for Tasmania, drew a very alluring picture when lecturing on the fruit production of the Empire (says 'The People'). In Tasmania, he says, official roturn3 allow a profit of £40 per acre for apple-growing,' and an orchard of 25 acres should there fore yield the happy possessor an income of several hundrod pounds a year. Canada exported 20 million bushels of fruit (mainly apples) last year. SouVq Africa promises to become a land qf the vine if not the qline, sinoe half of the land unde r fruit cultivation is devoted to grapes. India devotes a great proportion of tho four million acres it has under fruit to tho mango ; but in the temperate climate ofthe hills, apples, pears, apricots and peaches are grown. The vineyard is assuming great importance ia Australia.
TO-DAY'S MATCH. UNITED V. ROVERS [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
TO-DAY'S MATCH. UNITED V. ROVERS The second match ol the season at Franklin Will be played at Watson's Recreation Ground this afternoon, the competing teams being the Rovers and United. Unlike last Saturday, the for mer anticipate putting a full team into tne neia, ana as it will be the debut of the ' blue and golds ' a good deal of in terest is being centred in the fixture by football enthusiasts. United will be 'skippered ' by M. Hay, and his brother, L. Hay, will again be in charge ofthe Rovers. Play is times to commence at 3 p.m., and all players, by resolution of the governing body of the Association, are required to be on the ground at a quarter to three. ' The teams will be selected from the following : — Rovers L. Hay (captain), H. Hay, B. Fitzpatrick, Buchanan, G. Stansfield, G. Sonxers, E. Carr, F. O'Beirne, S. Howard, W. Wilcox, G. Garth, M. Oarr, A. Mansfield, Townsend, T. Fitzpatrick, D. Bruce, Cummings, T. Casey. Emer gencies, McKean, R. Coleman, McGarry. United : — A....
SENATE PRESIDENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Senate presidency. When the Senate, Labor caucus post poned the selection of a candidate for the Presidency until tho adjourned meeting, which is to be held shortly before ? the assembling '-of Parliament, it was stated that somo opposition might be offered to Senator Turley's candidature. It is now believed that some of tho Labor Senators favor the selection of Senator Sir J osiah Symon for the post, and _ the name of Senator de Large is also being mentioned. It will be found probable that a majority will vote for Senator Turley, and having once 'made a selection in caucus tho Labor members will cast a unanimous vote in the Senate.
Current Topics. WATER SUPPLY FOR FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Gismnt Topics. WATER SUPPLY FOR FRANKLIN. On Thursday last Mr A. E. Wads worth, chief Sanitary Inspector under the Department of Public Health, accom panied by the sanitary Inspector for the Municipality (Mr Darcy) visited certain localities in the vicinity of the New Road, with tho object of determin ing upon their suitability as catch ment areas for a water, supply fop FranJflijj. Mr Wadsworth was con vinced that a gogd supply could be ob tained from this quarter qt a very small cost. He would not mention definite figuros, but considers the outlay necessary would be under £1000, Therefore?, taking the maximum figure, and calculating the interest on the money, expended at the high rate of 5 per cent, Franklin could get a water supply capable of serving tho whole township for £50 a year. Is this not wojtli considering? j
GRUB IN STRAWBERRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
GRUB IN STRAWBERRIES. On visiting the strawberry fields at Wandin (Victoria) last week, Mr C. French, jun., assistant Government entomologist, found that the destruction caused by the cockchafer grub pest was very widespread (writes our Melbourne correspondent). All the plots he visited were affected, and on pulling up some weeds lie discovered that the pest was also attacking their roots. The destroy ing insect is .considered to be native to ?Australia. It eats through the lower part of strawberry plants, leaving the toDS to be blown away by the wind. Mr French intends to experiment this week at .Wandin wi th bisulphide of carbon, gas lime, and sulphide of ammonia, in order to provide a means of ridding strawberry plots of the pest.
MORTALITY AMONGST CATS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
MORTALITY AMONGST ? , CATS. The Bellarine Shire Council (Victoria) recently received a letter from a lady resident of Marcus Hill. The board asked for a report from the health officer of the shire. The letter intimated that there was an epidemic of some Kind among the domestic cats at Marcus Hill. The lady said she had lost two valuable cats, and knew of tho deaths of fifteen others between 17th and 23rd April. There was hardly a living cat in the dis trict. The health officer has informed the council that he is unable to make any report on the conditions mentioned. If the council require him to visit tho locality he would do so, though he hardly saw the necessity. The council decided to take no action; .
A STARTLING SURPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
A STARTLING SURPRISE. I On one of his' frequent trips .to ABierica, Mr. Charles Garvice, the novelist, put up for the night in one of the small towns in the south, and the hotel Dronrietor broueht him the playbill of a travelling company which was staying in the town. The novel ist saw that the play had been made from one of his most popular novels, a book that Tyas selling, just at that time, very freely in the states. Stroll ing down to the hall at which the company was .to appear, he charged the manager with this offence. The manager pleaded guilty and apolo gised.' -'You needn't cut up rough about it, Mr. Garvice,' he said mournfully. 'It's UUC JL VC U«*3U. UUlUfc g-JUU UUtelUeSS with the play, but I'm right down hard on my luck 'to-night, for my principal man has gone on the bend,' and left me. He plays the part of the morphio mahiac, and I've got no one to take his place. I don't know how I'm go ing to get through.' 'Serves you right!' growled Mr. Garvice, turning away. But th...
LOVED OR FEARED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
LOVED OR FEARED. A violet and a nettle were growing on the same bank one ? spring day, when the sun was shining very bright ly, and , some of. the sweetest breezes Were abroad. The violet was rather out of sight, but the nettle Had seen 'r h-;r many times, though he had never ? tefore spoken to her. | 'Good morning, ma'am,' -said he. | 'Good morning, Mr. Nettle,' sweetly replied the violet. * ] 'I wouldn't give much for your chance if we have many such days' as this: there will be some walkers-out, who will be wending their way up here, and you will have a short time — you may. take my word for it.' So impudently spoke-the nettle, like the great coarse thing, as he was. 'Alas!' said the violet, 'it may lie so, but I hope not; I would 'rather stay here a little while longer, and enjoy the sunshine and breeze.' 'Ah! my lady,' said the nettle, 'you see that's just 'the way the world treats you poor things, while it re spects me; catch them gathering me — no, no; they know a trick worth...
He Had Not Thought of That. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
He Had Not Thought of That. Our ranking in the world depends on what we do, not on what we can do, and so a young man discovered when he applied to the manager of a large department store for employ ment. 'What can you do?-' asked the man ager, abruptly. 'Most anything,' answered the ap plicant. 'Can you dust?' 'Yes, fndeed.' 'Then why don't you begin on your hat?' 'The young man had not tohught of that. 'Can you clean leather goods?' 'Oh, yes.'' 'Then it's carelessness on your part that your shoes are not clean.' The young man had- not. thought of that, either. 'Well, can you scrub?' 'Yes, indeed,' was the reply. 'Then I can give you something to do. Go out and try your strength on that collar you have on.' In another column mothers of house holds will find some particulars of new useful family remedies (Forget me-not brand) which have lately come into repute. ? i Never hope for peace while there's i need of reform. | Why is a bookbinder like charity? i — Because he frequently cove...
Gave Her Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Gave Her Hope. To an hotel noted for its baths for the cure of rheumatism came_ a wo man, who at once made the acquaint ance of every person, apparently, for the sole purpose of telling, them her imaginary ailments, hearing, them tell about their own, and discussing at great length ..the curative properties of the springs.. She made a particular victim of an old gentleman who, being Of a some what retiring, silent temperament, was extremely annoyed by her questions and oft-repeated tales of woe. Finally, one morning, when he was taking a sun-bath on the terrace, sur rounded by a few congenial acquaint ances, the woman approached, inflicted upon him a renewal of her tiresome, conversation, and exhausted his pa tience. His opportunity for revenge .came quickly. 'Mr. Ladd,' said she, settling weak ly into a chair, 'we have had so many pleasant discussions about our suffer iners — and yet not half so pleasant as they might have been, because I've been so frightfully racked with these te...
SOMETHING ABOUT YOU. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
SOMETHING ABOUT YOU. You are a complex and ingenious machine, 'fearfully and wonderfully' made. If your age is fifteen years or more, you can be figured up to a dot. You have 160 bones and 500 mus cles; your blood weighs twenty-five pounds; your heart is nearly five inch es in length, and three inches in diam eter; it beats seventy times a minute, 4200 times an hour, 100,800 times a day, and 30,722,200 times a year. At each beat a litle over two ounces of blood is thrown out of it; each day it receives and discharges about seven tons of that wonderful fluid. It is the most wonderful pump in the world. ? Your lungs will contain a gallon of air, ahd you inhale 24,000 gallons a day. The aggregate surface of the air-cells of your lungs, supposing them to be spread out, is 20,000 square inch es. The weight of your brain is three pounds or more. Your nerves exceed 10,000,000. Your skin , is composed of three layers, and varies from one eighth to one-fourth of an inch in thickness. The are...
THE TENDER-HEARTED CAT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
THE TENDER-HEARTED' CAT. This story is told by a Manchester fhari':— ' 'A neighbor of mine has a cat that hunts birds and pigeons with tragic success. A flock of.pigeons-frequently flies down from an adjoining roof to my lawn, , and though many times the cat has been, driven away by my son, it has. captured several of the birds. . 'Recently a one-legged pigeon has appeared with the flock. He has won the sympathy of _ all of us by the cour ageous-way he gets about in quest of insects. He is not so easily alarmed as the rest of the flock, being the last to take to the air at a sign of danger. - 'The ? whirr of the rising birds at tracted my attention a few mornings ago, and, peering out from .my window, I saw that the handicapped bird was hopping about near a thinly-grown hedge, behind . which the cat was sneaking. Crouched low, and as still as a mouse, the 'prowler advanced to ward, an opening near the pigeon. The bird apparently was unaware of dan ger. Seeking new pickings, the bird...