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BOX HILL BANK BURGLARY [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
BOX HILL BANK BURGLARY . ;' Beginald Knight was brought before J. Parsons, J.P., on Mon day, charged with vagrancy, and remanded till Wednesday. He_ was under suspicion in connec tion with the Box Hill bank robbery. His hand is bandaged, and he says he had a tumor re moved. The police have learned that this is true, and that Knight is not the man wanted.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SERIOUS BUGGY ACCIDENT SEVEN CHILDREN HURT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
: ' N£W' SOUTH WALES, SERIOUS BUGGY ACCIDENT* SEVEN CHILDREN HURT. An unusual and somewhat sensational accident has , oc curred' involving seven children belonging to the Kines'dale school. ! Tlfree were daughters of Mr R. ! Gray, two of Mr D. Gray, and two'of Mr Carr. 'They were .in the habit of driving to the district school. When at the corner of Faithlull and broldsmvth streets the bellyband on the horse broke, and the vehicle tipped back, throwing all the children out. Florrie Gray had to be taken to the hospital for treatment of in juries to .the head, ? Daisy Grey sustained injuries to the wrist, and the remainder were badly shaken, and were taken to a neighboring house, where they remainded for the day.
RIFLE SHOOTING. CHALLENGE TO BOTHWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
RIFLE SHOOTING. CHALLENCE TO BOTHWELL. At a meeting of the committee of the Frankiin 'Eifle Club on Thursday night'it was decided .to issue a challego to the Bothwell Club as the present holders of the Eosehill Trophy. The following members were selected to practise for the match : — Key. 1- . ±5. ijethuno, Drs. Anderson and Cummings, Mesars J. Lin nell, A. Phillips, G. White, W. McMullen. F. Harrison, D. E.. Eyan, J. P. Eytin, -W. Woidenhofer, J. H. Eowe, J. Hinchey, W. B. Roberts, J. I Loitch, and W. J. Tomkinson. A team of ten is to be picked from those chosen for practise, and should the challonge be accepted the match will probably bo' fixed early in July.
The New Apple Case. Its Dimensions. WHAT IT MEANS TO GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
The New Apple Case, ? ™ ? OS»- ?— ? .Its Dimensions, WHAT IT MEANS TO' GROWERS. Commencing from January 1st of next year, all fruitgrowers or shippers will, be required to use the new fruit case as de fined by the State Legislature. Hitherto Tasmania has been placing her fruit in a oase that was adopted j.ractically to please Victoria. That is to say that when we were shipping fruit in reason ably large quantities to that State we had to comply with the Victorian Fruit Case Act. This was done, and the case de signed for that specific purpose has been generally used ever since. But now a new condition of affairs is to be set up, under which, as will be shown later, the grower will benefit to a very consider able degree. A great deal has been said from time to timo concerning the adoption of a standard fruit case, but the reason given for the failure of the attempts to estab lish this is'' that the authorities found it impossible to hit upon the measurement that would hold exactly an ...
CLASS FIRING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
CLASS FIRING. The militaryclass firing in connection with tho standard test took place on' the Franklin' rango on Wednesday afternoon last. Captain Hill, Instructional Staff Officer of Infantry in Southern Tasmania, was in attendance, also LiCut. Linnell, of tne jpranitim uivision, wiiue aorgc.-JMajor Dransfield-v.'as in charge of the working. The ranges fired from, wero 100 to 500, and tho results stand as follows : — Trained Men's Course. — Lance-Cor-r poral Walker, G9 ; Sergt. Hunt, 63 ; Cor poral Hyth, 47; Private «Pitt, 26. Recruits' Course.— ^Private Cummins, io\ x-jivaca : j : vvancer, Y4;- Jfrivate T Walker, 68 ; Privuto A. Good, 66 ; Private Redman, 44; Private Hunt, 42; Private Crosley, 38 ; Private J. Medbury, 35 ; Private A. Madbury, 31. The low scoring of some of the men is due to their not satisfying the grouping standard at cortain ranges, which re quires consistent; shooting, !. j v- -\ ? ,
Military Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
Military .Notes. Captain C. H. Hill, of the Royal Canadian Regiment, who exchanged duties with Major Pinnock, and is carrying out tho duties of Instructional Staff Officer of Infantry in Southern lasmania, accompanied by Regi mental Sorgeant-Major F. Drans field, of the Instructional Staff, have been carrying out a tour of inspection and instruction of the detachments of the Huon district at Geevcston, Lovett, Grove, Huonville, and Franklin. Mus fcetry has been satisfactorily carried on at Lovett, Grove, Huonville, and Woodstock with drills and lectures in the even ings, it is much to be -regretted that these visits do not occur oftener, as few of the detach ments, owing to their civil occu pations, are able to get profes sional instruction at camps or schools of instruction, i
HUONVILLE. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
HUONVILLE. ''t'- POLICE COURT. ' ' (By our Special Reporter.) ' At the Police Court on Thurs day, June 2, before Messrs; C. G. Francombe and F. Upchurch, James Donigher and Chas. Jones were each charged with riding a cycle without lights. Trooper Harmon prosecuted. They were each fined 5s., in default 24 hours' imprisonment. Chas. Harris did not appear to a charge of riding a cycle on the wrong side of the road. .Trooper Harmon, sworn, gave evidence to the effect that the accused caused considerable clanger to another cyclist. He was fined 5s. and costs.in default24hours' imprison ment. William James was charged with being under the influence of liquor during a period in which he' was under a prohibition order. ? Accused, who was defended by Mr A. J. Frankcombe, pleaded guilty, and was fined 5s. and costs, in default 24 hours' im prisonment. ^ - Marney v. Worsley. — This was a claim for the recovery of £3 4s. 4d., being money due to the plaintiff for fruit picking. Mr A7- J. Frankco...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
' Miss Short says she's thirty, but I'm, ^ sure she is thirty-six, every year of it.' ''? l! Well, you see, she was six before she learnt to count.' - N Sight tested Free at ' Overell's City Pharmacy. Perfected Fit Guaranteed. PATRIOTIC CONCE'RT, IN ' . FRANKLIN TOWN HALL, ON MONDAY, JUNE 6th, By State School Children, assisted by MISS MADGE JACKLYN, and other Local Singers. ? ' ' . Proceeds for School Library. 8 p,m. ~ -. sharp. Admission, Is 6d and Is. JAMES ROSS, Secretary! - ? 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 Messrs H. Jones and* Co.'s proposed scheme for shipment of fruit to the East. (Signed) C. G. FRANKCOMB, Warden, Huon Municipality. WOOD-WOOL. -; Wo have now in Stock WOOD WOOL, ' Of superior quality, for Fruit Packing. C. PIESSE & CO., '? '-; ?; ...
NEW RIVER STEAMER. SUCCESSFUL LAUNCHING. NAMED THE "AWITTAKA." HOBART, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
: NEWi EIYER ?-.? ' '.STEAMER. SUCCESSFUL LAUNCHING. NAMED THE ' AWITTAKA.' Hobart. 'Friday. The latest addition to Hobart's fleot of river steamers was afloat for. the first time yesterday. This is the steamer recently huilt by Messrs. Purdon and Featherstone at ^their yards at r Hobart to the order of the Huon,. Channel,' and Peninsula Co. The launching took place yesterday afternoon, the vessel being given the Tas manian native name, ' Awittaka,' which means the chief of a tribe. Unpropitious ' weather did not intorforo iwith the company's plans for the launching, nor. did it deter those persons interested from assembling at the yards to witness the ceremony. At tho appointed hour the 'chocks' were removed, and the stately looking vessel shot down the ways, and took the water grace fully and without, a hitch. Just prior to her- moving off Miss Mary Piesse, daughter of Mr. F. H. Piesse, christened the steamer in the customary style, by breaking a bottle of wine on the bows. The ve...
BOTTLE PICKED UP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
BOTTLE PICKED UP. After being nearly *a year afloat in the Indian Ocean a bottle flung overboard from the German mail steamer Seydlitz has been found on the East Coast of Africa, A letter was received on Monday by the Victorian Prime Minister's De partment trom Mr i-\ Tram, of Malincla, Mombassa, British East Africa' enclosing a menu card taken from the bottle, which, was fonnd on April 5 last, about sevon miles from Malindi. On the back of the card the following message was written : ' Wednesday, April 21, 1909.— Dear Lady or Gentleman, — Whoever may find this menu enclosed in the bottle, kindly for ward same to the Premier of the Com monwealth of Australia, and oblige, — Yours sincerely, W, J, BORGEIST. Lati tade 7.46 S., long. 92,41,' The point at which the bottle was thrown overboard was on-the direct mail route, about two thirds of the way from Fremantle to Ceylon. The drift was in an almost due westerly direction, and the distance covered in a year (less about two weeks) is es...
Current Topics. COST OF LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
[?] COST OF LIVING. The Commonwealth Statistician, Mr G. H. Knibbs, is now sending out the account-books and printed instructions to those persons who have kindly volun teered to keep a record of living expenses during the year beginning on the 1st July next. The response has been cor dial from alj over the Commonwealth, but the Statistician wishes it to be known that ho is still willing to forward- a fair ?number of books to any additional volun teers, but early application is necessary, -as the number cannot be indefinitely en larged. The value of the results obtained in the investigation will be, of course, largely dependent on the accuracy of the returns and the range of the .classes represented. The information given is confidential, and the names of persons need not appear on their records.
SHORTAGE OF CASE MATERIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
SHORTAGE OF ' CASE ... .'..MATERIAL,. V Complaints :of a serious shortage of case material are corning from all parts of tho district. In many cases picking has been considerably delayed as a re sult, whilo not a few orchardists have stripped their trees and shot the fruit into their apple houses, where it will have to remain until cases can be pro cured to put it in. One grower at Moun tain River who has adopted this_ plan gives the opinion, learn, he says, of ex perience, that this is the best way to keep your apples. 'From about, this time of the year onward,' he states, ' the, tempera ture in the Huon is cool enough to enable to store the fruit in that way for months.' - ' I never trouble your cool stores,' he concluded in a triumphant air. There is a difference of opinion as to the cause of this shortage of ease timber. Some attribute it to the prolific crop yielded this season and the conse. quent heavy demand for case material, others hold tho belief that the mills are going ...
TO FIGHT CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
TO FIGHT CONSUMPTION. The announcement that Mr Waldori A stor has promised substantial financial aid to those engaged in fighting consump tion conies at an opportune moment (says 'Lloyd's Weekly News.') The public conscience has become somewhat 135c re garding the predisposing causes of tho awful disease, and the statement that one of the wealthy few of the community is aiding in the suppression of tho dis ease will revive interest and restore hope. It may be, also, that we shall have a de velopment of fresh onergy in tho enforc ing -of the law dealing- with insanitary dwellings. ' What is the use of trying to stamp out tho evil at one end, whilo we allow curoless honse-farmers to create fresh battalions of sufferers by letting human beings reside in dwellings that are certain to cause sickness ? Tho'30 of us who know the large towns know also that many of the worst slums of the old old days, and many of the most over crowded areas therein, are as bad as they were years ago. There i...
CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER. A NURSE CONVICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
CHARGE OF MANSLAUGH TER. A NURSE CONVICTED. Blanche Ellen Withey, a nurse, was charged at the Criminal Court, Sydney, on Monday with having, on 28th March last, at Smithfield, feloniously slain Amanda Constance Marit Mend ham. The Crown case was that deceased, a young married woman, visited accused, and died as a result of an illegal operation performed by her. The jury re turned1 a verdict of guilty of manslaughter, and accused wa3 remanded for sentence.
CHARGE AGAINST A SOLICITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
CHARGE AGAINST A ; SOLICITOR. The Full Court was asked on Monday to make absolute a rule nisi granted in respect of Alex ?i.nder' Scobie, solicitor, of Junee, against whom a complaint of misconduct had been made, ihe matter arose over the transfer of a residential lease and a special lease of lands in the Gundagai district from John Gooby to his son. Jonathan, in 1908. The transfer of the residential lease had never been registered, nor had the transfer of the subse quent purchaser of both leases. The Chief Justice said the Court was of opinion .that there was no evidence of any dishonest con duct in the matter, and although respondent had exposed himself to serious misconstruction the Court, while dismissing the ap plication, thought there was sufficient 'reason for not making any order in respondent's favor as to costs.
THE CHINESE RIOTS. PARTICULARS BY MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
THE CHINESE RIOTS/ ' PARTICULARS BY MAIL; The files by the steamer Alden ham, which arrived in Sydney on Monday, contain particulars of the riots in China. One report says that the rioters numbered 30,000 men. . They had orders to kill the Governor of Changsha, and -'afterwards drive out the missionaries.' The troops, instead of defending their stations, fought the rioters, and many casualties occurred. Many public build inps, shops, a^nd houses . were destroyed, the loss being con siderable. It is stated that the troops were utterly inefficient, and were separated in batches, so that they were helpless in maintaining order. Two .British gunboats and- two Chinese gun boats arrived, and on the follow ing day . 20 Chinese guard boats and two companies of troops put in an appearance. Just before the Aldenham left Hong Kong the following significant mes sages were received from Shang hai : — 'Children and ladles have been recalled from all places in' the province. Men are warned that th...
LOVETT v. GARDEN ISLAND CREEK AND DEEP BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
LOVETT V. GARDEN ISLAND CREEK AND DEEP BAY. Our Lovett , correspondent writes : — Excitement .is being raised here in connection with tlie football match between a team from Garden Island Creek and Deep Bay combined against the local team, which takes place on Mon day next, and a great game is anticipated. : s Lovett will be represented by the following team : — C. Crowe (capt.),G. Henley, C. Moles, C. Burton, A. Ki Idea, C. Crowe, H. Mills, F. Wills, L. Childs, A.. Jolly, J. Harvey, J. Devereaux, w ? ^«J UHUUUj -Ufa ?LUtxJXJ.Cv lu ' * r O'Rourke, T. Kilmartin, Jas. Sangwell, M. King..
PROPOSED BENEFIT MATCH. GEEVESTON WITHDRAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
PROPOSED BENEFIT MATCH. GEEVESTON WITHDRAWS. At the meeting of the Com mittee of the Franklin Associa tion on Wednesday night, the Secretary (Mr M. Hay) read a letter from the Secretary of the Kermandie Football Club stating that as his club had challenged 'Huonville to play for the Dalton Shield on Saturday they would be unable to take part in the benefit match which was to take place in aid of A. Pilling. In view of the fact that the proposal for the benefit match in question came from Geeveston originally, the members of the Committee expressed the opinion that the fixture should certainly have been adhered to. It was known that the proceeds were to be devoted to a .very needful cause, and, therefore, the belief of the committeemen was that, in the circumstances, - it should have taken precedence over any other match. The action of the' Kermandie Club challenging Huonville after receiving a reply from the Franklin Association, stating their willingness to take part in the match, ...
TO-DAY'S MATCH POSTPONED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 4 June 1910
_ TO-DAY'S MATCH POST PONED. ' The Match Committee of the Franklin Association ; decided last evening to postpone to-day's match on account of the unfavor able weather conditions. It was considered that' the heavy rains which has fallen during the past few days have rendered the ground unfit to play upon.