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RAID ON A CHINESE STORE TWENTY-ONE ARRESTS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
RAID ON A CHINESE STORE 'TWENTY-ONE ARRESTS MADE. On Sunday night -last, shortly before 11 o'clock, Senior Con * stable Strickland, Plain-clothes 'Constable Gleeson, and Con stables Mannion arid Loughron made a raid on a Chinese store, _ kept by Goon Hung Wah, in Yarra-street, and found a number of Chineie engaged in splaying fan-tan, The proprietor was ar rested on a charge of being the keeper of ,a gaming house, and . twenty other Chinese, nearly all of whom are market gardeners, were arrested for' being on the premises. The police took posses sion of the money found in the room. , 1
BALLARAT GAOL ESCAPER. CONVICT STILL AT LARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
BALLARAT GAOL ESCAPER. CONVICT STILL AT LARGE. 'No clue has yet been obtained to the whereabouts of John Ball, alias John J. Woolfe, who escaped through the roof from his cell ' in- the Ballarat Gaol some time On Saturday afternoon last. / The country police, who were on gaged in the search for the escaper on Saturday and Sunday, have returned to their stations, but all will, . nevertheless, be on the watch for the runaway criminal. As is usual in such cases, several persons have re ported to the police that on Saturday and Sunday last tl^ey had seen in various quarters of the district a man dressed ap parently in prison gar d nurrymg along the back streets.! A state ment made on Monday last shows $hat there were thicknesses of bricks to be removed by Ball from the roof of his cell in order to effect his escape, and that Ball's chief instrument was the pointed shank of an iron last. ?The bench in use in the boot makers' shop where Ball was en ♦ gaged made, when upturned, an admirabl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
H uxtable's pjestatira'nt, : 45 ELIZABETH ST., HOBART.: . . : . Dinner from 12 km.Hill'2 p,mr\* - . DO you dino in the City- regularly or at times? .. , . _ ' If so drop in and test Special Business Lunch. -'-J /Fried Fish and Grills -from 7.30 a.m. till 11.30 p.m. r ' . MRS A. HUXTABLE, Proprietress. Printed and published by the proprietors, The Huon Newspaper Co. Ltd., at their office, Franklin, Tasmania, : ? -fx-w-w AJ
Inter-State Items. VICTORIA. FALL OF FORTY FEET, A WORKMAN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Inter-State Items. (From our Exchanges.) - I ? ? VICTORIA. ? ? - J ? . FALL OF FORTY FEET, [ ;a workman kille]3. A fortnight ago an accident happened at the Brighton gas works which wrecked the brick - work lining of a huge gas holder pit and strained much of the surface iron work intended to en close the holder. Some of the] latter had to be taken down for repairs and 10 enable the stan dards, which are iron grooved uprights 40 feet high, to reset in ? a vAvt.if.p.l -nosition. On Saturday last Michael McCarthy, aged about 37, who had a wife and three children at Sackville-street, Collingwood, was at the top of one of these poles engaged in dis mantling the iron work structure when he overbalanced while in the aot. with a small bar, of levering out of position one of the connecting ties. He fell heavily upon the roof of the iron gas holder, which was flush with the ground, and was ulttmately picked up dead, having struck the holder: -With the upper part of his head and battered in h...
"A LIE OR TWO." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
' . - ^ 'A LIE OR TWO.' During the hearing of an assault case in the City Court, a da-y or two ago, Mr R. J. Gribble asked a witness if it was not true that he had admitted that he was 'the biggest liar in Ballarat.' - I Witness did not deny that he had in a jocular way made an allusion to the subject, adding,,' You have to be a liaf if you want to get on in my business.' Mr H. M. Murphy, P.M. — Is that so ? Witness. — Well, you have to tell a lie or two if want to sell a £20 piano for £100, or an £8 one for £48. '
NEW SOUTH WALES. SAFE DYNAMITED. PROFITABLE SECOND BURGLARY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES, SAFE DYNAMITED. PROFITABLE SECOND BURGLARY. The premises of Messrs. J.-, S. Grassick and Co'., Dubbo, were broken -into on Saturday night last. The safe was blown open with dynamite, and £240 stolen, but only £95 of that amount was in cash, the. balance being cheques. The cash-boxes were this morning found in the river 300 yards away, weighted with stones. Five years ago, when the store was owned by Mr S. J. Phillips, it was broken into, and the safe blown open. On that occasion the burglars missed £200, and secured the petty casfi only.
ORCHARDING IN TASMANIA. A Visitors View. An Ideal and Profitable Occupation. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
. ORCH ARDIN Gt in TASMANIA. A Visitors View. An Ideal and Profitable ^ Occupation. ' One of the industries that have_ most changed the aspect of Australia in the more settled areas is orcharding.' _ Tliuo writes Mr Archibald Marshall in the London ' Daily , Mail.' Continuing he savs : — After an absence of over twenty years it was the first thing that struck me on the railway journey between I Adelaide and Sydney. It was in the early spring, in the middle of September, which corresponds to March. You wont, through the monotonous bush for mile after mile, the grass green at that season of the year, but the trees looking to the inexperienced eye all the same, a dull, uniform shade, which one grows very tired of. unless it is lightened up by something fresher. And then you would come upon an orchard — a great stretch of pink or white blossom, or a little patch of it beside a homestead, and your eye was. refreshed and gladdened. ' I have seen orchardists all over Aus tralia. In Queensl...
Correspondence. COMPULSORY SPRAYING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
Qorresppndenee. COMPULSORY SPRAYING. TO THE EDITOR. Sir, — I notice in your report of last meeting of the Huon Coun cil the question of compulsory snraviner was discussed. I-notice also that the councillors wisely decided to defer further con sideration till their next meeting. This is a very important ques tion, and should be dealt with with very great caution. Have the. Council sufficient data to warrant ? them taking, such a drastic step ? I understand some experiments have been, carried out by. the Council in a small orchard at Franklin, and evi dently the result is considered satisfactory by some of the coun cillors. I consider the report 01 such experiments should be made public, assuming that a report has been submitted, because quite a number of orchardists have not tried arsenate of lead as a spray; and naturally ask for convincing proof of its efficacy before being compelled to use ^ it, even though under the direction of an officer appointed by the Council. It would be in...
TWICE TRIED FOR LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
TWICE TRIED FOR LIFE. For the second time a man-#amed Ed ward Stone was tried for murder at Omagh, co. Tyrone, on recently, and, as at the first -trial, the jury' disagreed. The man was put back to the summer assizes. 'Stone is accused of the murder of an old couple named John and Mary Holt at a lonely farm. The house was discovered in flames, and the remains of tho couple found among the ruins. In the case of Mrs. Holt the doctors asserted she must have met her death by being struck with isome blunt instrument. Her husband had also been killed before the fire. Stone maintains that he was not near the house at the time of the murders.
W. AUSTRALIA. GIRLS RESCUED FROM WIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
W, AUSTRALIA. GIRLS 'RESCUED FROM WIRES. Conspicuous bravery was exhibited at Cott^sloe last week. The'electric-light poles had given way, and the wires were tangled, on the beach and in the surf. Miss North, daughter of the Under-Secretary (Mr F. D. North) tripped over the wires* and, over come with shock, fell into the, surf. A little girl named-Lowick who had caught the \vire, could not let go. Her father, William Lowiclc, head of the Lifesaving Club, dragged his daughter from the live wire, then dashed into the surf and lifted Miss North, who appeared to be dead, from the tangle of electric wires, and placed her on the beach. She was suffering from shock, but made a rapid recovery. \ ? ^
CHURCH SERVICES. ST. JAMES, RANELAGH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
CHURCH SERVICES. ST. JAMES, RANELAGH. A very good congregation as sembled yesterday morning at 9 o'clock at St. James' Church, to join in the solemn service ap pointed by 't'lip Bishop. The choir mustered well,- and Mr C. G. Frankcomb acted as organist. The Rev. C. Lumsden conducted the service, which was printed for distribution. The altar and pulpit were draped in mourning, a beautiful wreath of white and purple flowers adding a little brightness to the deeper shades of color. The service was simple and the hymns were old favorites from the A. and M. hymn book.
ST. JOHN'S, FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
ST. JOHN'S, FRANKLIN. At 11 o'clock a special service was held in St. John's ..Church, Franklin. The sanctuary was draped with purple and black velvet, the altar having only the brass cross to relieve the sombre color. The Rev. C. Lumsden conducted the service, which was printed for the occasion, and consisted of portions of the Burial Service and three hymns, viz., ' When the Laborer's Task is O'er,' ' On the Resurrection Morning,' and 'O, God oiir Help in Ages Past.' A short and appropriate address was given by the Rev. C. Lumsden, and the w'hole service, which was joined 'in by a large congrega tion, lasted about three-quarters of an hour. Mr Frankcomb pre .sided at the organ, and alsO(gave an impressive rendering of ' The Dead March.' The service con cluded with the singing of a verse of the National Anthem.
THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
THE CHURCHES, Rev. F. Bethune is now getting well oh towards recovery from the injuries he received as a result, of a. vehicular accident some time ago. It is expected that his injured leg will be taken out of the plaster of paris that has encased it for some weeks past, early noxt month, and that very shortly after he will be seen about again. ? ' Bishop Mercer will visit Geeveston on Friday aiternoon next, holding confirma tion service there at 3 o clock that after noon. He will then proceed to Ranelagh and hold a similar service there at 7 p.m. Owing to the Rectors recent incapacita; tion preventing him from preparing any candidates at Franklin, no service will be held here. ? The 11 o'clock service at St. Johns' Church, Franklin, to-morrow will be taken by Archdeacon Whitington. At l 7 o'clock the Archdeacon will conduct the service at St- James, Ranelagh.
UNDERGRADUATE HOAX BETRAYED. LATEST PRACTICAL JOKE SPOILED BY AN UNFEMININE EXPLETIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
UNDERGRADiaTE-Sl HOAX BETftATED. — ? ~*e- ';-.j LATEST PRACTICAL JOKE SPOILED BY AN UNFEMI NINE EXPLETIVE. Cambridge is laughing over the ' latest undergraduate joke, in which two members of Magda- ? . lene College, dressed as ladies, attempted? to attend a perform- v. ance at the New Theatre of the ? musical comedy, 'Dear Little Denmark.' It is a rule of. the theatre management thatundergraduates may not purchase tickets for' r stage-boxes unless accompanied by ladies or some other satisfac tory chaperone. On Saturday tickets for a party of five in a box - - - were purchased m the name of a ? well-known Cambridge resident. Just after the performance com menced, two ' ladies,' accom- , ? panied by three undergraduates, . . drove up to the theatre in taxi cabs. The ladies were dressed in - white silk, with richlyembroide red cloaks. Over their crisply curling tresses white lace theatre v wraps were drawn and bunched up loosely at the throats. Their : skirts, daintily held- clear of t...
FORTUNES AT RABBITING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
FORTUNES AT RABBITING. ' Rabbiters in maaiy districts in Now ? , ; Sputh Wales (says the ' Argus ') are ? making very large wages, as high, it' is: stated, as £12 and £15 per week in some instances. Numbers of skilled workmen -are leaving their ordinary avocations to engage in rabbiting. A contractor at Molong is offering 20s per day for brick. -. :v r layers, and cannon secure them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
MEETING OF FRUITGROW . ERS. TN answer to a requisition re-. . ceived by me, I hereby con vene a Public Meeting of Fruit growers, to be held in the Town Hall, Franklin, at 7.30 p.m. on SATURDAY, the 4th June, 1910, to take into consideration Messr H. Jones and Co.'s proposed scheme for shipment of fruit to the East. ; ' (Signed) C. G. FRANKCOMB, . ' Warden, Huon Municipality. . ^|\OR ; SAL E— H UOKVILLE. -' - ' Two utiles from township, 42 aores, 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. ? ? y.-.v ^ Department of Public Works. . TENDERS will be received -until. 10 . a.m. 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. r ; : Road — Approach Road, Petchey's Bay , . v Jetty — Contract 503. Specifications A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 21 May 1910
nanDaaaaHnBsaMOBaatR I To the Residents of g PORT CYGNET AND DISTRICT. Goad's Shop IS NOW OPENED By . Browneil Bros. LTD., OF HOBART. , 'Who will hold a Sale OF MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING, 'I I LADIES' UNDERWEAR, DRAP 1 ERY, and ® ! ?I GENERAL MERCHANDISE. j THE SALE IS FOR ONE MONTH i ONLY. And all goods are naarked at City j Prices. ( ? J This is a rare chance for Country ! ? buyers to lay in a stock of Winter i ! Gopds on tho same advantageous | terms as Hobartians, and is an oppor tunity none should miss. ISrc&WEieli | LIMITED. ? 'v