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SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
SHIPPING. 'The s.s. Paloona from Sydney arrived tot Hobarfc yesterday. She will leave there on the return voyage at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday next. The three masted schooner Rooganah left Hobart at 11.30 a.m. yesterday for , Port Huon, there to laod timber for Mel bourne. . The s,b.. Westralia from Hobart ar jr'ived at -Sydney at 1.30 p,m, on Thursday. She will leave their en Tuesday, on the return passage. The as. Wrrrimoo left Hobart early yesterday morning for Melbourne,
PROF. CHAPMAN ON HOME INDUSTRIES. VALUES OF WAGES BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
PROF. CtJAPFviAM OW KOMEIN QUSTfiSES. VALUE OF VtfAGSS BOARDS. Professor S. J. Chapman, of Man chester University, delivered on Janu ary 19 his presidential address to the Manchester Statistical Society, taking as lus subject-, 'Home Work.' ( Dealing with conditions in Liverpool, Glasgow, and London, he said it was noticoable that only about 3 per cent. eri-ool earned as little as the Id or IJd an hour quoted by Miss lrwin as the usual rate of a large class of home working: sliirt finishers at Glasgow. - ;; '.livideuce given by Miss Coilett be fore the Committee on Home Work in l&Op. showed that the average not wago of 197 Irish workers, Vho were work ing by themselves, was 4s 4dNa week. Only GO of those worked full time.The avorags for full time was 6s Ocl a week', and that. was raised by the high aver age earned by the machinists of ladies' underclothing. Tho ordinary average would be' about' 6o- a week. . ' ..- ? A -much larger proportion of the Lon don workers wero worki...
THE FRUIT STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
THE FRUIT STEAMERS. The steamer Lauderdale leaves Sydney to-dayfor Port Huon and Port Esperance. The vessel is under charter to the Huon Timber Go., to load timber for Melbourne. The steamer Oronsay is at present, at Southport, loading a cargo of railway isieepera for Calcutta. She will take X,&UU.OIW super leet. „ 'The steamer Emmerdale is expected to -arrive at Port Huon, and Port Esperance next month, to load timber for New Zealand. The barque Marjorie Craig, is now .loading timber at Port Esperance fer New Zealand, The barquetino Speculant is at the same port loading timber for Port Pirie.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
1 BROWNELL BROS,' CLEAN SWEEP SALE. I Fruit Crops this year throughout the Eluon District are good, but the Bargain Drop3 to be reaped by those who gather ;.hem from Hobart's \ ' STORE OF SATISFACTION ' Phis week — February 28 March 5 — ?,annot be surpassed. Summer Goods ire almost given away, consequently freight cannot be paid on Sale Goods, or buyers will save the freight many jimes over. | FOR INSTANCE : j Our Potter's Print Cambric Costumes, is lid at the Clean Sweep Sale, are only |s lid. i Jap. Crepe Costumes at 13s 6d are inly 7s lid. ? Hoyle's Print Costumes at 4s lid are nly 2s lid, but of these there are not lany left. I Hoyle's Print Blouses are only Is. 1 White Lawn Skirts, trimmed em roidery, at 6s lid are only 3s lid. Linen Dust or Motor Coats, in green, navy, black, and brown, with check lining to match, sold at 33s 9d, are now only 9s lid at our Clean Sweep Sale ! Sunshades at 3s Gd rifid 4s are to go at Is lid ; those at 5s lid are to be cleared at 3s Gd ; and thos...
Current Topics, APPLES CONDEMNED [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
Currant Topics. . APPLES CONDEMNED, For the first time this season (writes our Hobart correspon dent) a substantial parcel of fruit was condemned on the Hobart wharves on Thursday, The con signment had been forwardod for Ulli^/lllVllU VKJ U11U i'H'^i f ' I ? J.J.J.C4JL JVC U in the R.M.S. Orontes, and upon inspecting it the Chief Inspector found that about 200 cases were badly infected with the black spot and bitter pit.
DROWNING EATALITY. MOTHER AND BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
DROWNING EATALITY. ?;? -:- Mother and baby,. : A tragedy is reported from Cbramba, near Coffs Harbour, on the : North Qgast, Mrs . Mac, Namara, a young married wom^n having been found drowned witK '?? .her baby, aged six months, in a small creek near her home. The discovery was made on Saturday. Flat irons were tied to the child's neck, and a large weight to that of Mrs. MacNamara. She was subject to temporary aberrations. Members of the well-known Rouma- ', man family of (Ghika, who aj-o vogfdo^fe ' in Vienna, received some interesting in- '':?? .formation -from Jassy to-day (said the ?Vienna correspondent of the '-DAJly lolegrapli on January 4). A number 3t cases filled with objects of. gold. -a lid silver, with ? jewellery and-. diamonds, ' ' : : estimated to be worth several million kronen, were found in the course of a search made by the police in the hoxise ot a peasant woman named Saft-n QM dinarin, living m _1,_ «»yii:ons «f 'Ja^.5; _ho woman, whp Wjvs at oribts Hh-eftyd: ; ...
A PHILADELPHIA ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
A PHILADELPHIA ROMANCE. Philadelphia society has been shock ed by tho revelation that tho 16vear old daughter of a well-known miUiQi'iz air.e in that city, who. had occupied an expensive flat in tho best Philadelphia, hotel, had not drowned herself, as was at first reported, but has really eloped with John Cowan, aged 50,a waiter in 'hTiA nfmv*s:fMrl li/vfv-l /'enirl fl»^ 'V/aii- V/»t.l correspondont of tho 'Daily Tele graph' on January 2). The girl, who. is well educated and very' beautiful, had been lonely in th.tl hotel since, tlio death of her ihother a year 'ago, and, despite tlie wealth of her father- and her luxurious environment, sho pined for companionship and a glimpse of the big world outside. Tlie disappearance o? the girl coincided with - thg departure of Cowan, and from Tues day last week, until now no hint had been received of the whereabouts of the couple, ' Mrs. Cowan, wife of tho absconding waiter, found a number of letters in hoy husband's jacket, in which tho gir...
MOUNT CYGNET COAL MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
MOUNT CYGNET COAL mine; ' It is understood that arrange ments have now been completed for the commencement of worki at the Mount Cygnet coal mine, ? Mr Gordon, of Gardner's Bay, we are informed, has secured a lease Ui U11U J^IUJJCJ. OJ , CU.1U. ID OtXl J-/JUOOU0 having all' the machinery and plant used in- connection there with thoroughly overhauled with a view to getting out of the mine large quantities of coal j'gnuired to supply orders already received! from Hobart and the West Coast.; Mr Gordon hopes to have the mine in full working order in about two months' time, and he is hopeful of finding a ready sale for the output. This is another step in advance in the -march of progress, as the successful work ing of this mine must inevitably! result in immense benefit to thej district in which it is situated.
NEW SOUTH WALES. TUNNEL UNDER SYDNEY HARBOUR. A COSTLY WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES. TUNNEL .UNDER SYDNEY. HARBOUR. . A COSTLY WORE. Tlie public works committee of the Sydney .City council' dis cussed for the first time this week, the question of a tunne. between Sydney and North SvflnfiV 'TMiO rno-f+Q-- -rVi-ini-.- -n-n_ ' *w»7 — *-v.j ? — --v^ luuvuuij ti xlX\jlX YY&Q submitted to the , committee by Parliament, was the expediency of constructing a Bubway from Moore-street (city) via Fort Mac quarie and Kirribili .Point to Lavender Bay, for the purpose of affording railway communication between the city and North Shore1! The estimated cost of the subway, ' exclusive of electric power, was given as £752.000, and of electric power and rolline-stock as £292;500— a tatal for the whole scheme of £1,045,500. The length of railway would be 2 miles 5% chains, ' ??''..''?. '? '.'?_?.- ^-^
DELICACIES FOR GHENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
DEL1GAG2ES FOR GHENT. At tho Thames Police Court, London on December 29 (says the 'Daily News'1 Charles Fountain and Denis Cocklin wero brought up on remand, charged with cruelty to two horses, by loading 'them when in an unfit con dition, and John Hart, senior, a horse , dealer, of .Littlo Yeldham JEssex, was : summoned, for cruelty to' the lursesV On tho morninur of Siihc7;w'--mv.lr' Cliief Inspector W. Rogers, of tho lloyal Society for the Prevention of ';'?'' Cruolty to Animals, while on duty in ' High-street, Whitechapol, saw' the do- ' fondants each loading two horses. A bay maro, which 'Fountain was leading, was aged, in poor condition, and very lame. It was in great pain, and un fit to travel. Ono of the horses Cock-' lin was leading was. weak, . and' lame on both forelegs. The horses were go ing to Ghent for sausage-making. Only thin horses wero sent to that town; the fat ones were sorit to Rotterdam for eating purposes. With - regard to tho caso against Hart, it was stated...
THE LAND OF REST. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
THE LAND OF REST. 'An Over-Sea Briton,' writing from Hobart under tho above heading to the 'Daily Mail' (overseas edition), says : — I see very littlo about this State in your much-read' papev, and with your permission would like to say a few worus i/iuu- may ye or liitercsii to T/iijjstJ seeking homes' in the colonies, As to Tasmania' itself J after nearly '80 years' experience of it, I can safely say that there is not a better place for a home to be found, and when I say a home I mean that and that only. For anyone witJi a fixed income of from £100 upwards, and who wants to live a quiet, contented life, free from bustle and excitement, with an almost perfect climate, much the same as the best part of the south of England,and exceedingly hcaltny, also with -scenery unsurpassed, then copie to Tasmania of all placep. Living is cheap, 'and tho people pleasant, . and for-: a temporary or permanent home and a quiet life no one can do better, But if a man has push, and wants to hustle, a...
REMARKABLE LIBEL. ARTISTE AWARDED £250. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
V-'R£!V3AFiK'ASLE L8BEL. ARTJSTE AWARDED £250. An extraordinary libel action, which resulted in a verdict for the plaintiff for £250, was heard- by Mr. Justice Fhiliimore and a special jury yesterday in fhe^King's Bench Division (said tho 'Daily News' on January 14). . Mrs. Mario Becker, wife of GustaV Becker (both of whom are mdmbcrs of the music-hall profession) sued' A. W. Gamago, Limited, . for damages for a libellous article published by the de fendants in a monthly journal ownec by the'm entitled 'Tho Magician.' Defendants admitted liability and pleaded pertain facts in mitigation. Mr. Walter -Frampton said the plain tiff's . professional namo was Mario Grevillo, arid the only question ? before the Court was the amount of damages to which sho was entitled. Tho ar ticlo complained 6f was of a particu larly gross and offensive character, for it, stated plainly that the plaintiff was actually in custody in connection with the murder of a person with whom she had performed, and th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
THREE IMPORTANT ITEMS. . ? RELIABLE WATCHES. . ; -. :' RELIABLE JEWELLERY. -; RELIABLE SPECTACLES. . To those /living- outside the City especially, tlio Watches and Spectacles are of - great importance. The Butterfield Lever Watch at 20/- is known, favorably all over Tasmania'. The same can be said of my reputation as an Optician in correct ing all errors of ' Defective Eyesight. ' ?' A. BUTTERFIELD, JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN, 101 ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART. ' Proprietary Ltd. . Complete H@ys© Pa-rals-iars. ' ' ? TH E HEAPEST HOUSE SN HOSART FOR Furnifiife Furniture Furniture P_ai_1!©S Fi_s__-©3 Pii©ii©|§raplis F!_®g_€lgj3B3-p!-S CALL AND INSPECT OUR . .-. SADDLE BAG SUITES, £8 10/, LEATHER, £6 15/. PIANOS, Small Deposit, 5/ Weekly. ^^\ ,i ^ If not convenient to pay cash, we will givo you 12 months f^ «1 credit for 2/ in the £ extra on our cash prices. I _?*$_§/ WE COMFORTABLY FURNISH 3 ROOMS FOR £17 10/ \3g&\ CASH, OR £19 5/ WITH 12 MONTHS' CREDIT. \\ Edison Phonographs &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
W© Guarantee That by shopping with us YOU SAVE TIME AND . MONEY, and also gain satisfaction. On all orders for £ I and upward, accom panied with payment, we will prepay steamer freight. ' . , Our goods landed on your wharf will cost no more than the lowest city prices. WE ARE COMPLETE HOUSE FUR NISHERS. The Newest and most up to-date goods always on hand. — 0— ; Scarr's Happy Horns Store. ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART. Births, Marriages, Deaths Advertisements under these headings aro published at 3s per insertion. Every notice for insertion must be authenticated and bear the name and address of the sender. BIRTH. WEIDENHOFER— On March 4, the wife of W. W. Weidenhofer, of Frank lin : a son, both doing well. BU8INESS NOTICES. . WATSON BROS. , ELIZABETH AND WARWICK STS. MONUMENTAL MASONS. Granite, Marble, and Freestone Monu ments and Hoaditonos in all Designs. Inscriptions Engraved. Send for Designs and Prices. I The RUBBER STAMP CO. I 116 COLLINS STREET. Supply Every Kind of Rubber Stamps,...
PARALYSED WITH FEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
'''^''EiARALY^EO 'WiT^ 'FSAR.' For tho first .Y time .in seventy-five years the giiillotino v.as erected at JAior.tauban, m -tlio' Turn-at^Garoiinei' on Thursday (said! 'Lloyd's y /Weekly. News' 'oil January. 16) for the execu tion of Joan Hebrard^'a swect'hawk ??r, who murdered- ?' a- ten-year-old 'girl in atrocious circumstances. : -. i ?????? ??Tim nmrdor. . took , . place in a field near tho villago of . Mortpezat, on May SO last year. .There was a fair in . the village at tho tiiriej aiid at eleven o'clotk .at ninflit Hebrard enticed the girl into tho iield, , \vliero ho strangled her. The child's' body was found in tlie morning covered over with hay and boards, and Hebrard was arrested as he was about to take a train at the station.^ ?He- had already spent four years in prison for killing his wife ill a fit of wild anger, and was generally con sidered as a violent and dangerous character. Ho denied everything at tho trial, but tlia circumstantial ovi donco was such that tho ju...
VERANDAH-SLEEPER'S FRIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
t _____ .??;. VERANDAH-SLEEPER'S v ; FRIGHT. ?'.'.- ; At Mr Blair's residence, Plenty road, Heidelberg, last week a large black snake was found under the bed of a lad who was sleeping out 6n the veran dah. The reptile. was discovered when the boy rose in the morn ing, and was despatched with a pitchfork.
"LITTLE DIFFERENCES" BREAK UP A HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 5 March 1910
'E.ITTLE DSFFERENCES' BREAK UP A HOME. My dearest Geoff,— I -am heart irokon, and I cannot live without your ove and protection, so pl-Saso,i ? clear Geoff, come back to mo at once. Life is impossible down 'hord'/withouY.your love.- I am quit- surc ti,at ?cvlien we moc;t- ogam pur littlo differences' nviil -a. forgiven and forgotten/and we shall DC happy together, qnco.^mora. . I ?m absolutelymispralilo. without yoai;. arid cannot, bear, this, loneliness: Tn6 chil !*/-n ? fl.rn'i r*.rvr) c£o nf.lv- rici.-it-irt. f ? ':V.-^'.;- and I know will lovo to seoyou r.fain, ?as* much -is I shall. Therefore, nlease come. ,.... veiy. ..satm.—^Giir,:. ev^v-loving Svifd;L-May Clie'stpn.'' ' Tho'^rego'ing. was. a. letter written by Mrs. Mary Elizabftlr Chestoii, of Tcughani Manor, Tongham, Surrey, who sough Va 'decree'' qi '? . ' :r^y-:.\«\i. i'.i.iL-j-i,--:.