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I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
1.Q.G.T' The Juvenile Templars gave q, service of song entitled 'The Little Captain' in the hall, Ranelagh, ? last Tuesday night. There was a fair attendance, and the entertainment proved most enjoyable. Mr Goodwin, sen.; had gone to a great deal of trouble in training the young sters, and the rendering of the service reflected great credit upon him. Miss Goodwin pre sided ac the piano, and Mr Wagg gave the connective readings in a very eloquent style. The pro ceeds are to be^devoted to pro viding the. lodge with a piano. At the conclusion of the song service the Rev. C. Lumsden proposed a vote of. thanks to . Mr Goodwin for the trouble and time he had expended in preparing the service; The vote was carried by exclamation, Mr Goodwin-^ suitably replying. ' '«
AN ADVENTUROUS VOYAGE. SAILING AROUND THE WORLD. YAWL PANDORA REACHES MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
AN ADVENTUROUS VOYAGE. SAILING AROUND THE WORLD. : YAWL PANDORA REACHES MEL BOURNE. A small, white painted yawl, flying the Western Australian flag, created some interest among nautical men residing in Williamstown yesterday as she crept un obstrusively up to. moorings off the Gem pier, but other persons did not notice her. ~She is named the Pandora, and had been beating up Port Phillip Bay since 24th May, having had a strong contrary winds to contend with.' The Pandora is' a new vessel, having been built in Perth, Western Australia, about eight months ago. She is owned by Captain G. D. Blythe, of Coventry, England, who is sail-ng her, and who is accompanied by Captain Pietro Arapatus. These two ma riners have undertaken to sail the Pan dora round the world, and Melbourne is her first port of arrival on the voyagel The Pandora left Bunbury on the 3rd May, and experienced very heavy ?weather across the Great Australian Bight. Gales beset her day 'after day, and a Monstrous wave almos...
A Cold Snap. Coach Passengers' Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
A Cold Snap. ! ? ♦ ? : ? Coach Passengers' Expe rience. The first forceful ' intimation that winter is upon us was given on Thursday last, and perhaps nobody has the fact more deeply impressed upon them' than those persons who travelled _to the Huon ^ by the night coach; As 'Tom' Watson whipped his team out of the capital rain was falling heavily, and the discomfiture or tnose wnq neroicauy tooKup berlns on j* the front box to relieve the lonliness of ^| the driver was accentuated by a biting sou'-wester beating direct in their faces. When approaching the Fern Tree ' a blinding snowstorm was encountered and from the , higher - levels the sight of majestic ; Wellington, clothed in her : winter garb.was revealed.' At the first stopping stage '? Tom'* facetiously remarked that '? the best five miles of the journey was over,' Here one of the passengers displayed a mag. nimity that wa3 deserving of admiration. of the front seat slightly overtaxed the^: accommodation available there, he g...
MAIL TABLE. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
MAIL TABLE. . ?'?? ' ?-? , TNWARDS. ' . United Kingdom, Continent, India, etc., Thursday next. Australian States, per Loongana, to day. U.S.A. Canada, etc., 16th hist. OUTWARDS. United Kingdom, Continent, India, etc., Tuesday, 7 a.m. ^Australian States, Tuesday, 7 a.m. N South Africa, Thursday, 9th inst.
Fruit Inspection. PREMIER'S VISIT TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Fruit Inspection. V PREMIER'S VISIT TO SYDNEY. In an interview yesterday the Minister of Agriculture (Hon. A. Hean) said the Government were still' pursuing their efforts to get some alteration in the pre- - sent system of fruit inspection. He, and the other members of the Cabinet were satisfied as to its unfairness, and it was-^ their intention to get some improvement ehected at the earliest possible oppor- i tunity. ' The Premier,' he added. ' is ] going to Sydney shortly, and it is his i intention to confer with tbe Government j there in regard tathe matter. We recog nise that the local inspection is a farce if New South Wales persists in its refusal to recognise the Tasmanian cer- ) tificate, and our aim is to get an effective ] system of single inspection established.'
MONTH'S RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
MONTH'S RAINFALL. The rainfall throughout the State for ' the month as telegraphed was as fol lows: — Northern Division. — Stanley 623 points (average 320), Irish Town 1015, Burnio 657 (342), Devonport 582 (397), - Sheffield 773, Dcloraino 605 (313), Cressy 506 (181), Launceston 650 (224), Beacons field 849, Low Head 560 (235), Scottsdale 792 (396), Frankford 909 (392). West Coast.— Waratali 1-1-12 (748), : Magnet 1574, Zoehan 2003 (907), Cape Sorell 1198 (454), Derwent.— Hamilton 223 (135). ? East Coast.-~Boobyalla 2-18 (244), - ?. Eddystone 287, Ringarooma 951 (433) Gould's Country 480 (414), St. Helens 132 (223), Scamander 95 (260), Mathinna 153 (283), St. Mary's 85, Swansea 98 (193), Triabunna 68 (220). Midlands.— Oatland3 168 (160). South East.— Brighton 110 (126), Glen ? orchy 165 (178), Richmond 76 (161, . Hobart 159 (181), Springs 313 (529), Mount Nelson 135 .(211), Rokeby 116 (195), Port Cygnet 213, South Bruni 370 (368), Lunna wanna 168, Hythe 325 (311), The Gap Mount Well...
Fusionist's Conference. A United Party. The Government Policy. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Fusionist's Con . ference. ? - . ? . ? i -'~ . ? ??.- — . ? -a_ ? ; ? . ? I A United Party. - ? The Government Policy:;. The long-talked-of . meetiDg of the members of the Liberal Party in the State House has passed without any of tho terrible disruption which many of the political prophets avorred was certain to occur. The Party met on Thursday, and alter a sitting oi several hours emerged as a strong united body, or, to use the words of the Premier, 'knit closer together than ever before^' Though tbo meeting was in camera, no secrecy ha been observed in connection with thev proceedings, and the official statement made by the Premier fully describes the nature of the discussion and what was de cided. It shows that the debate was cen tred upon the Government's programme for the approaching session, and explains fully what this is. Fir3t it is found there is to ? be an amendment of the Crown Lands Act, to enable the Govern ment to open up land by tramways (pos sibly by railways) befo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
.-?\-'-: NOTICES..::-' - JOBBING DEPARTMENT. We desire to inform our readers that- we are prepared to undertake all kinds oi Jobbing Work, and trust that the resi dents of the Huon District -will accord us their support in this department. TO INTENDING ADVERTISERS. The Manager will be pleased to quote rates for Advertising 'to any intending advertisers. Special arrangements will be made tor Contract Advertisements. IMPORTANT NOTICE.' :: In vie^ of the fact that it has come to our knowledge, that certain- of the papers despatched from this Office, have been going astray, we would be glad if those Subscribers who have not been, receiving their papers regularly; would communi ,cate with 'the Manager without delay. ?-?.'? THE Hw©.ia, Times ? 0 ? ' ? SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1910.
Excelsior in a Storm. A TEMPESTUOUS PASSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Excelsior in a Storm. \ . . . - ? : ? ?* ? r- ; A TEMPESTUOUS PASSAGE. Those on board the s.s. Excelsior on her voyage 'from Hobart on Thursday were subjected to a rather rough ex perience. The weather was extremely boisterous, a strong southerly windi accompanied by rain, prevailing through out the trip. When approaching Huon Island a strong gale and high seas were encountered.' Captain Rowe kept his stout little vessel with her head into the angry elements, and she came through in splendid style, but not without Some discomfort to at least some of these who were travelling by her. The seas fre quently broke over her .decks, and th« spray was shooting high over her funnel. It is reported that a number of empty cases were lost overboard, but beyond this no damage or loss resulted. The Star and Victoria also ran into this, raging sou'-wester, but they sought the shelter of Huon Island until it obated. Captain Rowe asserts that it is the roughest trip he has had during the whole of hi...
Fruit Inspection. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Fruit inspection. WHILE assembled to-night, with the primary object of discussing the scheme propounded by Messrs H. Jones and Go, for the exploita tion of new markets for our apples, fruitgrowers should seize tne opportunity to discuss tne matter of fruit inspection. For a very long time past everybody who has had any direct connec tion with the export of fruit have been fully cognisant of the arrant absurdity of the existing method, and many have been loud in their protestations against its continuance. But their represen tations might fairly be likened to the crying of babes in the wilderness. They have been re sultless, if not unheard, and to day we find the same farcical conditions in existence as have furnished the cause of com plaint right through the piece, accentuated in their harmfulness by the arrogance and avaricious ness of the authorities of another of the States. We have' already shown in these columns that at the present moment a depart ment is being run on highly pr...
POLICE BLOODHOUNDS. SUCCESSFUL FIRST EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
POLICE BLOODS HOUNDS. SUCCESSFUL FIRST EXPERIMENT. A bloodhound named Shadower, belonging to Constable Wilson, of Marlborough (England), was the hero last month of an excit ing chase of gipsies across the ?downs. Information was given at the police headquarters of depreda tions by a band of gipsies who were encamped on a lonely spot on the downs, about four miles away. Superintendent Mackine instructed Wilson to take his bloodhound Shadower— which he has had in training for a year— and go in pursuit. Wilson reached the scene of the encampment an hour after the gipsies had left, and at once set Shadower to work-to track mom over me downs. Alter making a complete circuit of the camp the hound, with nose well down, ran away across the down, with Wilson following on his bicycle. . The hound, never at fault, took Wilson for a mile across the down, then into cross-roads, and on over the fields by a circuitous route, out on to the highway again, about a mile along which tho hound came up t...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
. SHIPPING. ': -'-?_ , ...The s.s. Paloona, from Hobart, arrived ?':.;.. at Sydney on Wednesday night. She ? will leave there on Tuesday next on the ?- return voyage. The s.s. Westralia arrived at Hobart -. '' yesterday. She will sail at 9 p.m. on Monday on the return passage to Sydney. . The schooner Mariner is due at Port . Esperance in a week or two to load tim ber for Melbourne. ~ The ss. Moeraki left Hobart yesterday afternoon in continuation of her voyage to Melbourne. The s.s. Ulimaroa left Hobart yester day for New Zealand ports. The s.s. Baron Balfour is due at Port Huon in a day or two, to load sleepers for Mexico. ; ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
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LIFEBOATMEN STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
LIFEBOATMEN STRIKE. ? Hurt by the refusal of the National v Lifeboat Institution to pay them for a recent launch, fifteen of the crew of the Broadstairs lifeboat pledged themselves not to go out again. Last month the coxswain of the lifeboat received a mes sage'that the East Goodwin lightship had reported that a vessel had gone ashore. The lifeboat was launched and proceeded to the Goodwin Sands. The grounded vessel was, however, refloated with the assistance of the Ramsgate and Walmer ; lifeboats, and the Broadstairs boat re turned without rendering any assistance. A claim by the Broadstairs crew of £2 5s . per man was afterwards refused, and the men accordingly struck. It has been - dec'.ded to put the lifeboat in custody of ? a caretaker and dispense with a crew, the coast being well served with lifeboats elsewhere.
R.M.S. MALWA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
-R.M;S. MALWA. v With that punctuality which marks the movements of P. and O. liners, the Malwa . berthed alongsido the Port Mel bourne Railway Pier on Tuesday morning from London. She brought 150 passen gers, and is reported to have experienced a successful voyage. .Leaving London on the 22nd .April, the Malwa made the ? usual intermediate calls. It was while the Malwa was steaming from Suez to Aden tha^she received news of the death of King Edward by ' wireless.' Subse quently a memorial service, .at which the whole ship's company assembled, was held on board. It was of a most impres sive nature. Long-distance ' wireless' operations proved a feature of the voyage. Off Minikoy on the 13th May communica tion was established and carried on by the Marconi system with the Bombay station, 644 miles distant. A week later H.M.S. Challenger was 'spoken' 934 miles away, all the latest news being re ceived from the warship. After making the Australian coast, the Malwa encountered a good deal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
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Inter-State Items. VICTORIA. THE MELBOURNE MASQUERADER. TOWNSHEND BEFORE THE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Inter-State Items. (From our Exchanges.) VICTORIA. , ' THE 'MELBOURNE MAS QUERADER. . .TOWNSHEND BEFORE' THE COURT. Charles Towhshend, who mas queraded as a ballet girl in the city, when incidentally he also did a, tumbling '' turn ' in the open air, made a matinee appear ance before the City Bench on Thursday. The prisoner, an elderly man, was still attired in his outrageous rig out, and his appearance in court caused the slumbering habitues to wake up with a start. The burnt cork effects had vanished from Towns hend's face, under, the persusion of the lock-up sand soap. Ac cused told the Bench that his 'kick up ' was the outcome of a . ? ' lark ' with some friends, who dared him to go into the street dressed in female garb. 'I'd much rather have been born a girl,' reflected the aged mas querader! ' Then I'd not have been here. You know, - your Worship, I've longed all my 'life to be a lady. You see, I was a real success as a specimen of the softer sex. (Loud laughter.) But, alas, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
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SUNDAY DRINKING. THE BAY STEAMERS. COMPANIES PROMISE SUPERVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
SUNDAY DRINKING. ' . THE BAY STEAMERS. ? COMPANIES PROMISE . ( SUPERVISION. Recently a deputation from the Victorian Alliance waited on the Premier to protest against the unrestricted sale of * liquor^ on Sundays on the Bay excursion steamers, and the consequent . drunkenness which occurred. On Monday representatives of the owners ,of the steamers had a private interview with the Pre , mier. on the subject. The Premier stated subsequently that the ?' owners expressed their desire that sobriety should be main tained on board their steamers on every day, and ' especially on Sunday. They stated that people often carried liquor on board, and that possibly some cases of intoxi cation were due to this practice. They undertook, : however, to exercis_e a stricter supervision over the sale of liquor on board in future. The Premier said he had promised to give the proposal of the own&rs a fair trial, and that he hoped as a result there would be an improvement in the con . duct of Sund...