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Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
— - 4 iP0l'SffliBa8 T ' A' At- the end of the present. -mo^Ch the Rev. C. Vauglian, rector of Port Cygnet, proceeds to Laun ceston for a year,' to take charge of the parish of Iioly Trinity dur ing the absence of the Rev. E; G. .Barry. The Rev. I May, vicarlfo Strahan, will act as locum tenelfkj at Port Cygnet. ? j
THE "STARTERS" LOT." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
THE ' STARTERS ' LOT.' There are indeod few positions that are more unenviable than that of starter for an important running event. This was mildly demonstrated 'at the .South Franklin sports on Wednesday, in tho £50 Shoineld handicap. Four men, all 'iliei'fl,' were lined up on the mark, to light out tho final.' Not unnaturally, each. of tho sprinters was at high tension, and eager to get an advantage of his opponents in the 'jump out. v An un governable eagerness caused one of the quartette to'' spring off jast in advance of the pistol. He undoubtedly got an excellent start, but the assistant startir (Mr J. White) : gave the signal for no start by discharging the second barrel. For so doing he came in for a shower of hostile criticism, just for the rsoment, but it is pleasing to note, that since a large number of runners ? and trainers — both local . and from among the visito r'3, have waited upon him and expressed their keon approval' of his action. Thoy say it is the first time s...
GIRLS AND THEIR HOME [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
GIRLS AND THEIR HOME Who has not met the seemingly charming girl who is often described as being 'quite different at home.' She is quite different in the bosom of her family, because she is too coward ly to diSDlav h#-r npfMshnonn nn#1 h-iil temper anywhere else. Girls who are pleasant to strangers and irritable and exacting at. home, are a type to be avoided'and distrust ed. Home manners should be the test of character, and although it is easy to dissimulate, exposure will inevit ably come in the long run to the girl who keeps her sharp tongue for her own people, and silken speech for out siders. This caddie's wife was much trou bled by her husband's loose way of life. He could never have a good day on the links, but he must end it with a wet night at the tavern. So, to cure him, the woman lay in wait on the road one evening, dressed in a white sheet. When her husband came along, she rose from behind a hedge, an awful white figure with outspread arms. 'Who the de'il are you?' asked...
WHY POOR BOYS MAKE GOOD BUSINESS MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
WHY POOR BOYS MAKE GOOD ' BUSINESS MEN. By Sir Thomas Lipton. The old adage that a man is not a man until he has known what it is to strive for a livelihood is endorsed by that great king of commerce, Sir Thomas Lipton. Sir Thomas is very decided in his views, it is a good thing, he says, for a young man to be born poor. For this reason: If his father is in a prosperous way of busi-' ness, the son mofe often than not en ters that business. The way is paved for him. He never realises the value of money. He may turn out a good business man, but the chances are that he will not, for the simple reason that being well off he will have no incen tive to seize opportunities as they come his way. Suppose, however, a young man is born poor and has to work for every penny he owns. Doesn't he re alise the value of money, and is he not always on the qui vive to make the best of his chances? Then, again, the young man who is born poor keeps green about him the memory of what he was once. He can f...
WHAT EVERY REFORMER KNOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
WHAT EVERY REFORMER^ KNOWS. That every reform has its day. That the people do not know what is best for them. That his particular reform is the next step in evolution. That the only trouble with the peo Dle is that they do not understand him. That the man who cannot see things his way is either a fool or a knave. That he can afford to be patient, be cause his position will be vindicated sooner or later. That he would be glad to help other reformers with their reforms if they would only help him first.
A Hot Bath at Your Bedside. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
A Hot Bath at Your Bedside. Mark Twain was censuring the ex travagances of the American multi millionaire. ''Just consider,' he said, 'these, new travelling bath tubs. I understand they're getting as common as electric . cicvaiuid, 'A reporter was telling, m'e about , them. He called on a cotton million- - aire one' Sunday morning. The mil lionaire received him in his dressing room, and after their business talk was over the wonders of the house were taken up. , 'The ' millionaire boasted about his Raphaels and hardwood floors, his elec -tric light plant and French furniture, his gold-plated plumbing and Gobe lins; but he boasted above all about his travelling bath tub. ' 'It's onyx,' he said ; 'a lovely, gold en shade. It runs by electricity, on tiny pneumatic tyres, smooth and si lent. Whenever I don't feel disposed to leave this room it comes here to me, filled, just as I like it, with genu ine Atlantic Ocean water, brought up from Coney - and warmed to 80 de grees. It comes in a...
NEW ZEALAND. A GOLF ACCIDENT. DOCTOR STRIKES A LADY. CLAIM FOR £776 DAMAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
NEW-ZEALAND. A GOLF ACCIDENT. _ DOCTOR STRIKES A LADY. / CLAIM FOR £776 DAMAGES. In the Supreme Court, Wel lington, on Monday the hearing was commenced of a case in which Frank Leckie and his wife, Irene Leckie, claimed £7?6j damages from Dr. Rawson for bodily injury. The parties are well-known residents of the city and the claim arises through defendant, ' while playing golf, striking Mrs Leckie with a club accidentally, fracturing - the frontal bone of tho skull. The' question to be decided is whotherl defendant had been negligent. |
Mistaken Identity. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
Mistaken Identity. A few miles from a certain resort stands a glue factory which, when the. wind happens to blow in one direc tion, proves a great annoyance, to the Villagers. . One of the visitors, who had armed himself with n bottle* of lavender salts, was seated one even ing on the verandah of the inii near an old country man who was evident ly unaware of the proximity of the factory. When the breeze veered the visitor opened her smelling-bottle..'' The ' air soon became laden with the odor of the glue. The old farmer mov ed to the far end of the verandah, but found himself no better off. Presently he tip-toed deferentially back to the' lady with the green bottle. v 'Ma'am,' he ventured, 'if you ain't .. taking that for your health, would you- ? mind putting the cork in till aftei' supper? I'm going home then!' In Iceland horses are shod with sheep-horns; and in the Soudan rwith socks made of camels' hair.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. BROTHER AND SISTER SHOT. FATHER FINDS BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
WESTERN AUTRALIA. BROTHER AND SISTER ; SHOT, | FATHER FINDS BODIES, j ' i News has been received from Pingelly of a mysterious tragedy which occurred on Sunday last 10 miles from that town. It ap pears that Pery Noaclc, aged 15 years, and his sister Edith, aged 8 years, left home on Sunday afternoon to drive horses in from a paddock. The boy carried a pea rifle with him, and both chil dren set out in good spirits. As they had not returned home at half-past 8 the father went off in a sulky to look for them. While driving along a tracklj the 'horse shied at something, :j and on alighting .- from the! vehicle Noack found1 both chil-1 dren lying on their backs, about. 7ft apart, quite dead. Th6 ap pearance of the boy's body] showed that a struggle had taken place before death, -but the little girl's death must have been in stantaneous. The pea rifle lay in the road between the bodies. It was , broken in halves, and it i3 sur-j mised that the boy accidentally shot his sister, and, filled...
MAGNITUDE OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY. 21,000,000 COWS MILKED EVERY DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
MAGNITUDE OF THE DAIRY INDUS TRY. 21,000,000 COWS MILKED '? EVERYDAY. _ Lest anyone noting the great increase in the dairy industry of Australia should begin to think it is approaching it3 limits, it may be well to quote the follow ing interesting statistics which i show the enormous dimensions 'dairying has attained in the United States, where there is no cessation in its wonderful growth. Frederick J. Haskin, writing in the ' Indianapolis News' on the dairy industry of the coun try, says : — Ever since that day, nearly three centuries ago, when a spotted calf went' for a walk through the fields of a Massachu setts Bay Colony, and so laid out the first street' in New England, An y* 'Rti -n 1 q Q-nrl ot* ?Pomilir vy UX X^J.X11U1U UliU 11VX XUXXlllJ .^XlUl V VJ been of much importance in the domestic and commercial life of America. This .is the cow's only recorded use as street makers, but as producers of the great milk, butter, and - cheese supply of the nation they have a series of...
STRUCK BY A FALLING LIMB. TIMBER-CUTTER'S MIRACULOUS ESCAPE. WITHIN AN ACE OF DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
STRUCK BY A FALLING LIMB. I ? TIMBER-CUTTER'S MIRACU LOUS ESCAPE, WITHIN AN ACE OF DEATH. A timber-cutter, named James Jones, a resident of Castle Forbes Bay, had a miraculous escape from losing his life on Wednesday last At the time of the accident Jones, who is employed at Messrs Mansfield Bros. sawmills, on the New Road, i'ranKiin, was out in tho bush engaged in gotting timbor. He had taken a brief spell to light his pipe, and while he was thus en gaged his companion, James Mundy, heard a crackling overhead in one of the trees close' by. Ho exclaimed 'Look out.' and Jonos glanced up into the tree, As he did so a huge limb, weighing about seven cwt. came down with a crash, striking the unfortunate man square in the face. It rendered hirn temporarily uncon scious, and inflioted one or two ugly wounds. The nose was badly cut, while a second gash extended for tho full length of the upper lip and into the jaw bone. Had the limb struck the man on the forehead, which it must have missed...
DELIBERATE DERAILMENT. A HUNDRED STONES ON LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
\ ^ DELIBERATE DERAILMENT. A HUNDRED STONES ON LINE. Another attempt to derail a 'train at Katoomba was 'made on Sunday night last. As the train! ^ from Mount Victoria enteral I Katoomba station the front! wneeis ot tlie engine lelt the rails. The train was brought to a standstill, and a ganger started! on a tricycle for Mount Victoria I for another engine. He had noli gone many yards - before the tricycle was thrown off the rails. It was then discovered that stones had been placed oil the metals for some distance. The police were sent for, and an in vestigation made, with the result j thatA nearly 100 stones were found on the down line, and crushed stones on the up lino, over which the train had passed. The police are confident that the placing of these storj.es on the lines was not the work of philr dren. This is the third outrage of the kind which has ta'kon place on the Blue Mountains re cently. ~
NEW SOUTH WALES. THE WHISTLE BLOWS. COLLIERIES RESUME WORK [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
i NEW SOUTH WALES. ~ ? - THE WHISTLE BLOWS. COLLIERIES RESUME WORK For the first time for over four months the welcome sound of the whistles summoning the miners to .work was heard throughout the northern fields last Monday morning. The call met with a hoartv resnonse in innst in stances, and though it will take the men some time to properly] settle down, good work ig being done at many of the collieries. ' Four pits, 'however, did not start _ owing to trifling disputes, which] ' . are expected to be settled' within a few days.
STRUCK BY CRICKET BALL. YOUNG MAN'S SAD DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
STRUCK BY CRICKET BALL. YOUNG MAN'S SAD DEATH.' A young man nampd F. Bar ton, only recently married, has died in peculiar circumstances at - Yackandandan. On March, 6 Barton .was playing cricket, and . a ball struck him on the forehead while he was wicketlceeping. He went on playing, and felt no ill effects until two or three days aifterwards, when on his going to his. paddock to plough, and, stooping to pick up something, . v his nose commenced to bleed. / Dr. Johnson was sent for, and ordered the patient's removal to1 Yackandandah. Barton gradu ally got worse, and died at 8 o'clock on Sunday evening.
"MY MOST TERRIBLE ADVENTURE AT SEA." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
'MY MOST TERRIBLE ADVENTURE AT SEA.' By an Old Salt. 'Wot? Tell yer a thrilling story,' said an old salt to me one day.; 'Well, the queerest thing I ever know- - ; ed 'appened off Mandalay. ' We wos scudding . before the wind, ^ sir, under spanker and mizzentop sails, W'en I 'eard a sound from the water such as sailors make when they ; . hails. : I rushed to the side of .the ship, sir. s ' I shall never forget the sight. , 0 My 'air stood up straight on end, and I shook like a leaf with fright. ; All round and about the ship, sir, be low, and on every side, The sea wos alive with mermaids, each bonnie enough for a bride. 'They all took a 'old of the ship, sir, and tried to pull 'er down, Till the sea rushed in at the scup pers and I thought we all must drown. ~ Then smartly they all let go, s'r (this is a'most beyond belief), ? *' . And we shot fifty feet in the air, sir, ^ ; and dropped on a sunken reef. The ship went all to pieces, and every soul wos drowned Excepting me and my ma...
A WORD TO BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 19 March 1910
A WORD TO BOYS. What makes a boy popular? Manli- _ ness. The boy who respects his mother has leadership in him. The . ' ? ; boy who is careful of his sister is. a knight. The boy who will never vio- ^ late his word, and who will pledge his _ honor to his own hurt, and change not, will have the confidence of his fel- ' lows. The boy who defends the weak will one day become a hero amongst ' the strong. The boy who will never hurt the feelings of anyone will one day find himself in the. atmosphere of universal sympathy. 'Be too manly and generous and unselfish to seek to be popular, be the' soul of honor, love others better than -yourself, and people will give you their hearts, and delight to make you happy. That is what makes a boy popular.