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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
-^#-§--^-§-#-^-§--§--s-# -& ' -&- Better and Better. -§- A re the . Values we are -S- ' -§- giving. -&- X. Our painstaking efforts in manu nJ? facturing and buying have been sj? --£- repaid by the greatest' array of -^- yf genuine bargains these stores 'x' -8? have ever been able to bring to -&- your notice; -$- yC Strictly first-class ^Furniture *X^ for every part of the home— in n§/ -&- new and beautiful designs, of -£- V' most reliable workmanship, can X -$- nowbo had for very considerably. &S less than you ever, paid before. -&- On all Cash Orders of £1 or more ^5? we prepay steamer frjight. \y -§- ? ^ ^ SCAR5?'^ HAPPY HOME ^ STORES. -§- Complete House Furnishers, X 107 and 109 Elizabeth St., Hobart. X -§- - ^ jwaaco^gigi) in iw !? ??? i. Births, Marriages, Deaths Advertisements under these headings are published at 3s per .insertion. Every notice for insertion must be authenticated and bear the name and address of the . ' ...
NEW CURRIE LINER. LAUNCH OF THE JANUS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
; NEW CURRIE LINER. LAUNCH OF THE JANUS. An important event in regard to Aus tralian shipping took place early in April, when the Janus, a new steamer, built for Messrs Archd. Currie and Co., was successfully launched from the yard of Palmer's Shipbuilding . and Iron Co. Limited. The Janus, a handsomely-modelled, single-screw vessel, has a dead-weight capacity equal to about 7000 tons. She ia 400ft. long between perpendiculars, 52ft. in breadth, and has a moulded depth of 27ft, 6in. Built to Lloyd's highest class, the Janus is of the three-deck type, with' a 9ft. 6in. shelter deck all fore and aft. This shelter deck is of steel sheathed with ; teak, the upper and main decks being also of steel. Accommodation is - ' provided on the shelter and. promenade decks for 58 first-class passengers. The B&loras, state-rooms, smoking, and social rooms are commodious and attractive, . . embodying all the latest conveniences in ocean comfort. Seven water-tight steel bulkheads render the ...
NEW ZEALAND. WHAT IS A STRIKE? NEW ZEALAND COURT DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
NEW ZEALAND. WHAT IS A STRIKE ? NEW ZEALAND COURT DECISION. A week ago, owing to. a dispute about the use of hooks in, unload- ing cargo from the Union Com pany's steamer ? Wanaka, the wharf laborers employed on the work left the vessel in a ' body. They were -prosecuted as being parties to a strike, and the case was referred to the Arbitration Court for a ruling. The Court now holds that as it has not been shown that the men acted in pur suance of a common agreement to compel the company to allow the use of hooks, their discontinuance of work could not be ca,lled a: strike. ?
Drying Factories. Cessation of Operations. AN OVERSTOCKED MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
Drying Factories. Cessation of Operations. AN OVERSTOCKED MARKET, To-day several of the- drying factories in different parts of the Huon will be closed down. The reason given , for thjs step is that the market is already over stocked with evaporated fruit, with the result that the further manufacture of this product is pretty 'certain to result in loss. The factory owners are not in clined to be-left with a large surplus on their hands, as some were last season, so they have decided to cea3e operations This early exhaustion of the demand for dried fruit is due to a variety of reasons. The full quantity -that can be profitably plaoed in the Aus tralian market is put' down at 16,000 boxes. This year .early requirements were met by the surplus of about 1000 cases loft over from last season, while the competition the Tasmaniari manufacturer met on the mainland. ha3 been greater than in 'previous years,- Victoria and South Australia now being considerable rivals in the trade. This early ...
"A NATIONAL DANGER." OBSERVATIONS ON THE FEEDING OF YOUNG CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
1 45 A- NATIONAL DANGER.' OBSERVATIONS ON THE FEEDING OF YOUNG CHIL DREN. . ????? Some striking observations on the feeding of young children were . made' by the Kingston Coroner recently (says '' Lloyd's Weekly') at an inquest on the bodv of the eleven-montlis-old son of Mrs Humphrey. The mother said she nurse d^tlie infant for one ? month, and after that party nursed and partly; fed him on cows' milk. She took him tp a hospital, as he was suffering from rickets, but he died as she was bathing him. Dr. Davies said the child died in convulsions, due to cardiac failure and coma. ' And if the mother had nursed the child properly for six months, would it have had a better chance ?' queried the' Coroner. ' Certainly a better chance of escaping the rickets ' was the reply.- ? The Coroner said the case was 'an illustration of very many where children were allowed to grow up stinted and inefficient, and they had one instance of the extent of this in connection with the South African war. H...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
Personal I ; ? ,*V Bishop Mercer proceeded, to Geeveston yesterday by coach from Hobart. He there held a confirmation, .service, follow ing which His Lordship was driven back to Ranelagh by the Acting Rector (Rev. C. Lumsden), where. .he conducted a similar service, nine candidates offering themselves. r ^ The reports relating to the condition of Rey. F. B. Bethune are, we are pleased to record, still of a satisfactory character. It is learnt that he is progressing favor ably, and it is likely that :at an early, date he will be able to actively resume his clerical duties. . Mr J. 'Drew, who has been appointed bandmaster of the Franklin Brass Band, has arrived in Franklin,-,, . To-morrow the morning and evening services at the Congregational Church, Franklin, will be conducted by Rev. B. Ball, of Oatlands. -Mr Ball is at present supplyiag with a view of getting a call.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
' ? ? ? j To the Residents of j PORT CYGNET AND -DISTRICT. Goad's Shop IS NOW OPENED ' ' By Browiiell Bros. LTD., OF HOBART. Who will hold a Sale OF MEN'S AND BOYS' | . CLOTHING, LADIES' UNDERWEAR, DRAP ERY, and GENERAL MERCHANDISE. THE SALE IS FOR ONE MONTH ONLY. And all goods are marked at City Prices. ' This is a rare chance for Country buyers to lay in a stock of Winter Goods on tho same advantageous | tgrms as Hobartians, and is an oppor- 1 tupity none should miss. j Browsiell EBpos* LIMITED. '
Gordon Separation Movement. Deputation to the Government. AMALGAMATION WITH KING-BOROUCH RECOMMENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
Gordon Separa tion Movement. Deputation to the 'Go vernment. ^ ? AMALGAMATION WITH KIMC BOROUCH RECOMMENDED. Some time ago a1 petition was pre sented to- the Government, praying that the. Gordon Ward sliould be separated from the Port Cygnet Municipality, and formfid int.o a sonaratfl municipality. On Thursday a deputation of residents of the Channel, headed by Cr. M'Dowall, waited upon the Premier (Sir Elliott Lewis) and the Minister of Lands (Hon. A. Hean), to adduce reasons showing why the request embodied in the petition should be acceded to. , Councillor A. M'Dowall (Middleton) said that tho unanimous opinion of residents of- the Channel was thatr their- district , should bo separated from the Port Cygnet Municipality. It had been said that the Channel was too small to be made a distinct municipality, but that assertion could easily be con tradicted,. as it was an important and rapidly growing one. The separation was urged because the interests of the Channel and Port Cygnat pe...
NEW SOUTH WALES, FEDERAL AND STATE FINANCE. REMARKS BY MR WADE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES. FEDERAL AND STATE FINANCE. REMARKS BY MR WADE. ' Speaking at a shire delegates' harbor picnic on Monday, the Premier said he had some appre hension with regard to the ques tion of future revenue. Without . discussion controversial politics, there did seem imminent a state * of affairs under which the Com monwealth Parliament might ' think fit to carry out a promise of imposing taxation upon land values so heavy as to induce the subdivision of the larger areas. - £)ne result of a policy of that kind, if put into effect, would be naturally to ''depreciate land values as a whole throughout the State, and as the shires had to rely upoii local revenue from land, if the value was decreased, the revenue must become less, and thev would find themselves with shortened resources. In such: circumstances they would naturally feel impelled to turn to the Government for assistance. But the State Government would at the same time find itself suffering from the effect of having no ...
NEW ZEALAND WHITE PINE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
NEW ZEALAND WHITE - PINE: Advice received by Messrs Wallace and Co., local agents jjgr Messrs Pike, and Co., timber merchants, of Sydney, states that a contract with a currenoy of three years has been secured for the carriage from New Zealand ports to Sydney of over 18 mnuon teet or white pine, to oe usea in the manufacture of butter-boxes by the Co-operative Butter-bQX Factory of New South Wales.
A SYDNEY MARRIAGE SHOP. CHILD WIFE'S DIVORCE COURT EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
A SYDNEY MARRIAGE SHOP. CHILD WIFE'S DIVORCE COURT EVIDENCE, A young woman named Violet Mary Maitland, formerly Wor maid petitioned in'] the Divorce Court, Sydney, before Mr Justice Gordon, on Monday, for dissolu tion of her marriage with John Maitland on the grounds of de sertion, cruelty, habitual drunken ness and non-support. ' 1 was married,' she said ' on 30th De cember, 1899. I had been courted by my husband for some little time, but matrimony had not crossed my mind. On the night of my marriage I was under six teen years of age. We were walking along Pitt-street about 7.30 when he suddenly said, ' I have made arrangements for us to get married this evening.' I thought he was joking, but he pulled me inside a house, and then we were married by the Rev. George Hay.' There was no appearance of respondent, and petitioner was granted a decree nisi on the grounds of desertion. ; . .His Honor remarked, ' It is a monstrous thing that such'places as where petitioner was married are al...
LIVERPOOL FRUIT MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
LIVERPOOL FRUIT MARKET Messrs C. Piesse and Co., of Hobart) have received the following cable from Messrs James Adam Son and Co. Liver pool, dated 23rd May, 1910 Fruit per 'Persic' in good condition, prices rea lised : — Ribstons, 8s 9d to 9s 3d, Scarlet Pearmains, 8s 6d to 9s. 6d, New York Pippins, 9s to lis, Sturmer Pippins, 8s 6d to 9s, French Crabs, 8s 9d to 9s.
DENSE FOG IN SYDNEY. SHIPPING ENDANGERED. TRAINS DELAYED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
DENSE FOG IN SYDNEY. SHIPPING ENDANGERED. TRAINS DELAYED. Sydney was wrapped in a dense fog all Monday morning. The fog bank first settled on the' Parramatta River, and under the influence of a light westerly draught swept down the harbor and enveloped everything be tween the Quay and Bradley's Head. Incoming ships were comr/elled to anchor for safety, and the ferry boats had to ' feel their way' to the wharves, Parra matta* River steamers suffered some delay, and the traffic down the harbor had to be manoeuvred with caution. Stoppages were, of course, frequent, as a pre caution against collision. The steamer Alden, a large cargo boat. from San Francisco, ran into 'the fog off Dawes Point, and the pilot anchored the vessel until the fog lifted. ' * Passengers by the Manly steamer Burra Bra had an excit ing exporience in the fog. On the run from Manly to the Quay the Burra Bra met the fog after rounding Bradley's Head, and the engines were eased to ' dead slow.' The ferry boat cleare...
ENGLISH CHANNEL SWIM. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
ENGLISH CHANNEL SWIM. H. Hoey, the New Zealand long dis tance swimmer, has left for London, intent upon attempting the Channel swim during the approaching season. Hoey purposes placing himself in the hands -of Mr Burgess, a wealthy x orKshireman resident .in rans, who has so many times gone within a mile or two of accomplishing the task of swimming from Calais to Dover. Hoey is a good all round athlete,. 6ft. 3in. high, and weighs close upon 16st. It is reported in New Zealand that another native of that country, a half-caste Maori named ' Wattie ' ? Dunn, has lately left the Dominion on a mission similar to that of Hoey. Dunn was the sole survivor of the wreck of the schooner May off Kaipara in 1902.
QUEENSLAND. QUEENSLAND LABOR PARTY. CAUCUS CABINET SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
QUEENSLAND. QUEENSLAND LABOR PARTY. CAUCUS CABINET SELEC TION. ' The Queensland Labor Conven tion, continuing its sittings, re solved that sufferers' from miners' ?phthisis should receive compen pensation under the Workmen's Comnensation or some other legislation, arid that the State should erect more institutions for the treatment of sufferers from consumption and miners' phthisis. A debate took place on the question of electing Labor Min isters by the Parliamentary Labor Party in caucus as against the system of . allowing the leader to choose his Cabinet col leagues, as practised by other parties. The method of election by caucus was adopted by an overwhelming majority. * The Convention, which is described by the leaders as the most satisfactory that has been held in the State, concluded its business. A meeting of the Cen tral Exective was then held, and Mr Bowman was elected Presi dent.
"TOO MUCH POMPOSITY." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
? TOO MUCH POMPOSITY.' ; Dr. Barlow, Anglican Bishop, of GouK burn (N-.S.W.), addressing a large gather ing at Wagga recently, after referring to the widespread feeling of: love evinced by all nationalities for King Edward, said it proved that one true, good' man, living up to the highest ideals, could bring all moil together ? in the bondsj of 'sympathy and peace. Contrasting King ' Edward with other Englishmen, Dr Barlow said there was too much bombast, too much boast ing, too ? much pomposity, too much Jingoism in the utterances of Britishers everywhere ; too much of the feeling that we were the kings and rulers of the world, but by the present great consti tutional crisis God has taught us a lesson, and we realised our weakness.
Current Topics. HOUN RAILWAY SURVEY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
Current Topics. HOUN RAILWAY SURVEY. Matters in, connection with tho flying survey of.-.a direct railway route, from Hobart to Ranelagh, via the Fern Tree and Longley, are being pushed ahead Mr G. Brettingham Moore, who has undertaken the work, has engaged a surveyor to cajry out certain preliminary work, but before proceeding further, he intends to await the return of Mr H. v_/00mbes the district surveyor, from the Upper Huon, in order to confer with him upon the matter. He has a wide knowledge of the country to be tapped, and it is considered he will be able to give valuable advice as to. the best route to be taken. The collections to cover the oost of the survey are reported to be coming in satisfactorily, and no difficulty is contemplated in raising sufficient to secure the Government grant.
Value of Humus. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
- — — ? ? ? . ? Value of Humus. WE hear so much nowadays of the advantages to be derived, from the proper use of commer cial fertilisers that some of us are almost inclined to look upon farm-yard manure and composts as getting old-fashioned and out ol date. There could not, .how- ever. be a greater mistake, and if we neglected the application of natural manure or other form of organic matter for any*length of time the diminished crops would soon bring home to us that we -were trying to grow plants by an artificial means which Nature revolted against. A great part of the value of farm-yard manure consists in the supply of humus —organic matter— which it fur nishes to the. soil apart from its actual fertilising constituents. This organic matter not only increases the water capacity of all soils,' but when . mixed with stiff clay soils it makes them looser, so that their power to absorb and retain rainfall is en larged. In sandy soils it retards ? ? XT ? ? ? AT- ~ perouittuiun, uiiua l...
BENEFIT FOOTBALL MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 28 May 1910
BENEFIT FOOTBALL MATCH A short time ago the Franklin Football 'Association received a request from Geeveston that arrangements should be made for a fqotball match between teams representative of the two centres named, in aid of the young man Pilling, ; who lost an eye some time ago as a result of an accident at the sawmills. Recognising that the causei3 a worthy one, tho committee of the Franklin Association at its meoting on Wednesday night, decided to challenge Geeveston to play the match in question at Geeveston on Saturday, June 4. It will now remain for the Geeveston public to bestow their liberal patronage upon the fixture, and thus show their sympathy with the deserving case in aid of which it