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CHANNEL SEPARATION MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
CHANNEL SEPARATION MOVEMENT. On Saturday afternoon last, whiie the Middleton Produce Show was in progress, Council lors McDowall and Robertson arranged a conference with a number of leading residents of the Channel district and Hon. J. W. Evans and Hon. N, K, Ewing in reference to the separa tion petition recently presented to the Minister of Lands and Works (Hon. A. Hean), having for its object the severance of the Channel districts from the Huon municipality. The members ex pressed their entire sympathy with those who were dealing with the matter, and at a later stage Messrs McDowall, Evans, and Ewing addressed those pre sent from the platform .of the hall, and stated that they would do all that was possible to assist those interested in their en deavors to successfully carry the change into effeot.
VEHICULAR ACCIDENT. Rev. F. B. Bethune Injured. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
VEHICULAR ACCI DENT. ? ^ ? Rev. F. 3. Bethune Injured. It is learned with regret that a vehicu lar accident, resulting in painful injury to Rev. F. B. Bethune, of Ranelagh, oc curred on the road/betwteen Huoriville and Franklin on Saturday last. When passing the Southbridge State school, the horse which Mr Bethune was driving stumbled, throwing the rev. gentleman heavily on to the roadway. Both shafts of the Vehicle were smashed, and the horse was badly cut about the knees and head. Mr Bethune sustained an injury to! ^he knee, which is likely to lay him aside for some little time, his medical adviser hayipg directed him hot to at tempt- to move about for at least ten days. After the aeoident Mr Bethune was driven back to his homo by 'Mr' G. McMullen.- ,
DANCE AT HUONVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
DAWE AT HUON - By Iris. A very enjoyable danceswas held in the Huonville Hall, on Easter Monday night. About 15 couples availed them selves ojf the opportunity of finishing up the holiday well. Amongst those present were: Mesdames C, 6, JTranjccqiube, T. A. Frankcomb, F. N. Brownell j Mj§'ses: Frankcomb (3), Baily (2), Rust, Parsons, Piesse (Bridgewater), Taylor (Hobart), Walton etc. Messrs. T. A. Frank comb, G, Frankcomb, Baily, Parsons (3),. Redmond, Alf, P.a£e7 Round (Melbourne) etc. There were several pthprs present whom the writer did not know, The dresses were very smart and pretty. Mr A. J. Frankcomb supplied the music in his usual finished style, the extras being played by the Misses Baily and Piesse.
ADULTERATED MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
ADULTERATED MILK:. The Sydney Milk and Ice Company Ltd. was, on Tuesday last, fined £2, or two months, on a charge of selling milk not of the nature, substance .and quality demanded by the Pure Food Act. The milk was shown to contain 12.54 per cent, of added water, while the deficiency of fat was 7.81.
DEATH OF AN EX-CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
DEATH OF AN EXCON STABLE. . The death occurred at Mudgee on Tuesday last of Michael Moran, an, ex constable, aged 80. Prior to being stationed at Mudge, he was at Rylstone, where he passqd unscathed through several wild periods in pursuit of the desperate Clarke gang, and performed excellent service in the capture of other desperadoes of the time.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
? ? ; - '? ? . .'???.'_ ?'-??';? ??.??..?..' \ ?:? ? I -' ? - '??-'?-?.*' ?.'?_?''? ? ? ? ,NOW, YOU HUON FOLK, YOU HAVE HAD A FAIR SAMPLE OF _ ^ ?? ? ;. AT THE QUIT QUICK SALE It is still running, but now includes this season's .Autumn and Winter Goods, RflantSes, Cloaks, Furs and Unique Rflillineiry, Bought by MR W. E. BEST in Melbourne, at prices that will make every woman in Tasmania talk. Mr Best has roturned, bringing some of his wonderful ^chases ? with him. The other, to follow by mail steamer, will be the LARGEST SHIPMENT OF AUTUMN GOODS TO ANY ONE FIRM in the history of Melbourne Warehouses. Look out for photo of this huge shipment to be published shortly. After you have seen the wonderful value Best & Co. can offer AUTUMN and 'WINTER GOODS at, you will wonder if you ever bought a bargain in your life before. ' '?'??.. ? v ^ ^ Item No. I of New Purchase: ./..-..- Item No. 2: 1250 Tailor-made^ Costumes . 1000 Fashionable ' Tight-fitting / Up to the moment in style, t...
INCREASED TAXATION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
INCREASED TAXATION. '.?.; ? ?'-?- /'.. . ' - i '— - ? A serious business for you Mr Taxr payer ! Why should you provide for the widows and; orphans of thousands of other men, who are able to dovit them selves? Who have just as favourable opportunities to-day as you have ? Why should you ; help to provido' Old Age Pensions in the futuro for other fellows who to-day have' o very opportun ity to provide for themselves by effecting an endowment Assurance Policy in .the National Mutual Life Association of .Australasia to maturo at 60 or 65. It is a man's duty, and his sacred privilege to make an immediate and certain provision for his wife and children, by effecting a policy of Assurance on his life in the National Mutual. Rely upon it Mr Taxpayer, your taxes would bo much heavier to-day if it were, not for the splendid educational work done by the National Mutual and its Agents everywhere. Tho amount paid out last year to members on their representatives, was not less than £450,000. Jus...
FAREWELL TO REV. C. VAUGHAN. Presentation of Purse of Sovereigns. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
FAREWELL TO REY. C. YATJGHAN. Presentation of Purse of Sovereigns. The Rev. C. Vaughan, Rector of Port Cygnot, has left for Launceston, where he' takes chargo of the parish of Holy' Trinity during tho absence of Rev. E. G. Barry. The parishioners of St. Mark's and friends of the departing Rector decided to take this opportunity of flemoristrat ing the esteem in which he ig held by them, and on Sunday, evening last the churchwardens, on ' their behalf, pre sented Rev. Vaughan wi_th a. purse of sovereigns. . _ _ The presenta^on \vaa made by Messr3 J. K. Clark and R- Harvey, both of whom spoke in. eulogistic terms of the work done by the recipient during his 12 years' ministry in their midst. The Reotor made feeling response, ex pressing his heartfelt gratitude for the expression of appreciation of his services made on behalf of his parishioners. The church choir sang 'God be with you till we meet again,' and the Rector met each member of the large congrega tion as they passed Q\\t of ...
WOOL AND WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
WOOL AND WHEAT. The wheat returns are now approach ing 3,000,000 bags, and shortly it will be possible to record the receipt of that quantity by train during the - season. N Last week there were brought in 188,427 bags, and this was an increase over the previous \ear of 131,290 bags. The total for the season so far is 2,G91,000 bags, and the increase over last season conies to 1,198,491. During the week 115,602 bags have been shipped, and the season's ship ments amount to 1.73S.668 bags. There are at presen,t stacked in shed3 at Darling Island 309,048 bags. Wool returns are meagre. Only 1700 bales came in last week, an increase of 127, while for the season the quantityreceived has reached the total of 770,250 bales, an increase of $3,508 bales,
NEW SOUTH WALES. THE MISSING WARATAH. BOARD OF TRADE INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES. THE MISSING WARATAH/ . BOARD OF TRADE IN QUIRY. Just. before the last mail left London the Board of Trade directed its solicitors to take the necessary steps for holding an inquiry into tho circumstances sur rounding the disappearance^of the Lund's steamer Waratah. Captain Hacking, the acting superintendent of the Depart ment of Navigation of New South Wales, opened a departmental inquiry on Tues day regarding the missing steamer. Evidence will also be taken at the othei Commonwealth ports where the Waratah called. All the evidence will then be sent to the ..Board of Trade, and that given before the board in England will then be combined, and a decision given.
ALLEGED STOLEN GROCERIES. FEMALE STOREKEEPER ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
ALLEGED STOLEN . . GROCERIES. FEMALE STOREKEEPER' -' .'- v . ARRESTED. As a result of investigations made by Detective-Inspector Christie, Railway Inspector Borsum, and Constable Brown a married woman named Marguerita Schiffman, carrying on, business, as a storekeeper at 390 Bay-street, Port Mel bourne, was arrested on Tuesday night ' ? on a charge of stealing 11 kegs of cream of tartar, the property of the Victorian Railway Commissioners. The officers made a search of the accused's shop' and _ took possession of goods to the value of - £40, which were removed to the Port \ Melbourne police station late on Tuesday night. Accused is also charged with ^being in possession of 8 bags of wheat, a - keg of carbonate of soda, a keg^of tar x ' taric acid, and 5 boxes of clothes pegs ' . suspected of being stolen. The goods alleged to be the property of the Rail v way Commissioners are supposed to have been stolen from the Spencer-street sheds within the last couple of months. Accused was br...
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. DIAMOND JUBILEE AT GEEVESTON. CELEBRATION SERVICES AND SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. i DIAMOND JUBILEE AT ~'u, /v-.GEKVESTON1.;.... . '.; CELEBRATION SERVICES -,- ? AND SOCIAL. - . Sixty years of steady, unos tentatious, yet effective work, mostly of a pioneer character, in the promotion of the Divine cause, is xhe record of which the Geeveston Congregational Church can now boast. Just three score years ago — in 1850 — the late Mr William Geeves commenced his preaching in that centre, . and in his life time, owing to the splen did co-operation he received from the members' of the church, he had the gratification of seeing spring into existence in all parts of the district the fruits of the spiritual seeds that he had sown. The growth of the movement, though, perhaps, not rapid at the outset, was continuous, until to day there are existent strong ministries in various parts of the district, each backed up by earnest and energetic congrega tions, while regular services are conducted in different centres by lay members. The sixtieth anniversary o...
FAIR AT PORT CYGNET. In Aid of Catholic Church Building Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
FAIR AT PORT ' ;? GYGNET. .. In Aid of Catholic Church Building Fund, A. fair, ; organised by Father O'Flynn to augment the Roma'h Catholic Qhurch building fund, was opened in. Quigley's Hall, .Port Cygnet, on Monday. There is a debt existing of £600, and the proceeds of the fair are to be used to diminish , this as far as pos sible. For many weeks past an energetic committee of ladies have been co-operating with Father O'Flynn in the work ef completing arrangements for the fair, and on Monday the bounti fully laden stalls provided ample evidence of the extent of their labors. Each was well stocked with saleable articles, artistic fancy work of all descriptions being predominant. Many of the articles in this section were of extremely attractive design, and found ready sale. They, like all the other goods displayed on. the. stalls, were the §ei;e,rdu3 gifts of the, mQmbera of the Church and their friends, all of whom re sponded readily and liberally to the call for assistance. There ...
HOBART FRUIT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 30 March 1910
HOBART FRUIT MARKET. _i Messrs A. G. Webster and Son report as follows :— ? At our sale on Tuesday we offered about 1500 cases to a full attendance of buyers. The mar ket was practically the same as last. There is a strong demand for best New Yorks. We sold : — NYP, good No. 1, 4s to 4s Id ; No. 1 and 1, 3s 6d to 4s ; No. 2, 3s to. 3s 7d ; No. 3, 2s 5d to 2s 9d ; L in S, medium No. 1, 3s lOd to 3s lid; small, 2s lOd; STL, No. 2, 3s to 3s 9d ; No. 1, good, to 6s 9d; SPM, No. 1 and 2. 3s to 3s 3d ; No. 2 and 3, to 2s 6d ; APM, No. 1 and 2. 3s to 3s 3d ; No. 2, 2s Id to Is 8d; PA, No. 1 and 2, well colored, 2s lid to 3s ; others to 2s 3d ; ALX, No. 1 and 2, well colored, 2s 9d to 3s ; others, 2s 3d to2s6d;-RP, medium No. 1, 2s 9d to 3s Id; No. 2 to 2s 7d; small, Is 4d to 2s 3d; NP to 2s ,6d; FC, No. 1, to 3s 9d; JON, medium No. 1 and 2, 2s 9d to 3s 6 \ BQN, No. 1, 3s ; No. 2, 2s 3d ; quinces, medium, 3s; and a quantity of small and odd lots from Is 3d to 2s 10& per case. Pears ...