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SYDNEY. SYDNEY, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
SYDNEY. Sydney. April 1. ? Tasmanian apples to-day sold at the following prices;^ — Ripstpnes', 3s 6d tg §s. fid a case ; FC, 5s 6d tq'6s ; qthers, 3s to 8s ,§d ; plums (Tasmanian), 3s te 5s; pears (Tasmanian), Gansell's, . 7s to 9s ; Beurne de Caps, 7s to 8s; Beurrie Rose, 8s to 9s ; .tomatoes (Tasmanian), 4s to 5sj quinces, 2s to 3s 6d, ? ' Tte 'Sydney Morning Herald' saya the prices realised to-day for apples will hold, in spite of the big Tasmanian ship ment put on to the market by the 8.8. Westralia. s ... . . I
RACE FOR LIFE. Alpine Train's Exciting Dash Through Snowstorm. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
RA0U EDK tIEE. Alpine Train's Exciting Dash Through Snowstorm. To prevent a serious collision two locomotives, with; several passenger coaches, while descending the Jura Alps from Vallorbe to Lausanne, had to put on the highest speed possible, as some heavily-laden goods , waggons, which had broken away from the train soon after I liaotnnep fho ' afotinn' of. rirntr * /lnaf-an/?osl with terrific speed on the passenger train. . A race for life ensued, which was watched- by a number' of alarmed pas sengers through the windows. One Of the engine-drivers felt that the train was very light, and, on looking out, saw the heavy ; waggons, detached from the train owing to the breaking of the couplings, descending at great speed the steep slope only 500 j ards away* The driver communicated with his comrade on the next engine, and both put on ful\ speed in order to escape the avalanche behind, which would have smashed the train. - A thrilling run for life through a snowstorm ensued. The locomo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
/ ...... — : . . - . ? . . . . ? FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. _ V ; TT^RANKLIN DIVISIONAL COM X) MITTEE. ' TASMANIAN LIBERAL LEAGUE » PLAN OF MEETINGS. ^ # This Evening, SATURDAY, - APRIL Z. RANELAGH — Senators demons and; ? .Macfariane. FRANKLIN — Senators Dobson and ' ? Mulcahy. GEEVESTON — Hon. A. E. Solomon, At- ** torney-General. — ^ -i HAMILTON. — Mr. A. T. Marshall, Or] _ - ? ganising Secretary. r v-~ MONDAY, APRIL 4. KINGSTON— Mr. F. B. Rattle, M.H.A. : KETTERING— Senator Clemons. . *? WOODBRIDGE — Hon.- N. K. Ewing^' - ? ? M.H.A. ' Full list in Mercury of 29th inst. ~ ^OTICEv TO APPLE GROWERS. / t \ THOSE WHO DESIRE TO STORE - % ' ' FRUIT IN COOL STORAGE CHAM- ' ~ BERS SHOULD MAKE APPLICATION ' 4 AT ONCE. . ^ ?. »' ^ / ; CHARGES;*! /6 PER CASE. ' ' 1 LOTS OF 10,000, 1/3 PER CASE. / From March to March, -12 months. - _ ~- ? For , Exhort Storage Ternis on appilca tion. % JONES AND CO. LIMITED. ' T. C. WILLIAMS, _ THE GAIETY. ?ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART.' -All kinds of Stationery, Postca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
Tailoring I Tailoring S Important announcement A Few Special Patterns! Yes, and hundreds more to select from. NEW SEASON'S SAMPLES- OF LATEST WOOLLENS, WORSTEDS, &c., FOR MEN'S AND YOUTHS' CLOTHING TO MEASURE, HAVE JUST ' . ARRIVED, AND ARE AN EXCEEDINGLY FINE COLLECTION. ' -?- A hearty invitation' is given to anybody to call and inspect. I also wish to assure you-that I still retain the services of the same up-to-date firm of City ' , Tailors, which is a guarantee that all work entrusted to tliem through me will be * - thoroughly satisfactory. x For Clothing to Measure, you cannot possibly do better than see me. What .my Tailors do not know about clothing is not worth knowing, and what they do ^ know abeut it is at your disposal through me. * _ YOU NEED NOT FEAR FAILURE, AS I TAKE ALL RISK, BESIDES ~V - WHICH MY PRICES ARE SO VERY LOW THAT YOU WILL SLAVE ' '' ' MONEY. If the above appeals to you, see me at once, and the result will be ? to.-. mutuol-'-^v«:-^-M^u--:--.'.:. p...
MAXIM BIPLANE. PARTICULARS OF MYSTERIOUS BUILDING AT GRAYFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
MAXIM BIPLANE. PARTICULARS OF MYSTER IOUS BUILDING AT | ' CRAYFORD. The first details to be pub lished of tlxe aerbpl^e Inyjente!^ and ma^e §ir ftav^egR ig'oiniftunfcatea by him to the '? Evening Standard.' The machine, which is a bi plane, 44ft between the extreme nninf.o nf nlaiififl is at, nrflHAnt. at the Vickers-Maxim ; works at j Crayford, near Dartford, Kent. Ofhe 4-byclinder, 80 htp. er(gine, s^hich is Sir'fi[iran^s own c|efigp- v?:ei^hs 22Qlb., and i^s ga.rbi\^titer: furijishes a' supply of gas of eorrect ^nd uniform density, The engine petrol tank and driver are . grouped at an un usually low point in the machine as the inventor's theory is that the centre of gravity should be much below the lifting .parts. Two passengers, as well as the driver, can be carried. There are three screws and three rudders. They are horizontal -rudders for^ and aft and Vertical rudder* all of the balance type. TVi« framftwnrV nf t.Kft nlanfiR. is. of American wood, covered by a specially treate...
CINQUIVALLI IN COURT. His Reliance on the Adroitness of Expert Assistant. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
CINQUIVALLI IN His Reliance on the Adroitr ness of Expert Assistant. The famous juggler of the music halls, Paul 'Cin^tievalii, wis Sued Hn lHe Shore- - ditch feil- flilih^ his M;tu|;'i(? ^t i:hj* ^o.ndon Music Halr'^li^p h'0 was engaged to appear. ?Fhe' action was brought by the proprie tors of the ' R.B.' Syndicate. v Under an agreement ; made in 1907, Cinauevallp was to aDDear at the Cam bridge Music Hall and receive £64 10s a week. There was' a clause in the agree ment f-y which the - artist could be trans f^rred'tq ^q^ihec T\ouse, , and in ; 1908 he agreeel to this bgigg dong to the London. In March, 1909, .Cinqu^Ui appeared at |h§ hqusel' at .the ' hall, gut '-d.es eliqed to appear ^t thg' eecioqd, on the ground that hw as§iBtant h^4 been taken Cinquevalli explained how indispen sable was the assistant when he was called- to the witness-box. The Advocate: I think you had* an assistant named Walter ? — Yes, Walter Burford. \ ~ ' How long had he been, with you ?— Ten yfe'ars. An...
AUSTRALIA'S BUFFALOES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 2 April 1910
AVSJRALIA'S BUE^UdES. In the rich pastoral country alopg the Daly aiid Adelaide rivers in the north of Western Australia there are estimated to be, writes a , Melbourne correspondent, 60,000 head of wild buffaloes. They are. like the wild horses in the same territory, descendants p.f- animals which were turned loose about eighty years ago. Originally there were only seven ami mals — qix cgWp ai^d a huH: Si^ce. then 5Q,QQ0 buffalo hides have been exported, and the hides are now worth 25s apiece. The district of Western Australia is a paradise for game. There are numberless I kangaroos and emus. Wild ducks, quail, (turkey, an-T other birds abound in the marsh lands. Crocodiles are only too numerous, some of them' being twenty five feet long. Married in haste, repent in the sub urbs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
* ? — ? r-' — — - - ? ; . . : - — : ' ; i — '~r~ ' ? ? Larger fruit crops than ever will this year be gathered in the Huon District. Such, are the reports one continually hears in Hobart, and we hope they will be true, so that it will be an easy and pleasing matter to buy our I MEN'S STYLISH ~ .. - ^ m _ , 2o/~ Chesterfield Overcoats For the small sum of £1 5s. They are in Green, Grey, and Brown Striped Tweeds, and will be forwarded Freight Free to any Coach Office in the Huon Apple-land. ? -o— ? _ Brownel! Bros., Ltd., Hobart ! I SHOP AT OVERELL'S. i WHY? Be ause he's the one to give value for your money. He | i wants your trade, and, as a special inducement . to the - ! ? people of the Huon district to see the value he gives, he is | offering to pay freight on all-, goods purchased' from him j ... during the present month. If you want good value for v . your money, bring or send your orders, and have them de | livered free to your home. You'll find our store no further | - away th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
- The Butterfieid Lever- 7 IS known all over Tasmania as absolutely the best watch obtainable at a reason- . able outlay — specially designed for hard rough wear. The price is 20/-, and it ? is guaranteed for 28 years; and kept in. order free of charge for 2 years. _ ' -r A. BUTTERFIELD. . ~ JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN, 101 ELIZABETH STREET, HOBART. - - , TELEPHONE 385.
REVENGEFUL ITALIAN. ATTEMPED BOMB OUTRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
REYEKGEEUL ITALIAN. I ATTEMPED BOMB OUT - RAGE. An extraordinary outrage has . been perpetrated at the Mairie of a suburban parish of Toulon. A . stranger made his . appearance there, almost staggering beneath the weight of a heavy bag. When, , ne nad entered he calmly laid ? the bag on the floor and proceeded ? to open it,- taking ' froin it a -, curious article which looked yei-y . like a shell, and which he placed oil -a ta,ble; this done, he produced a 'match-box from his., pocket and = ? lighted a fuse which emerged * from a hole in what has since ' been found to be . an infernal machine. . - ? . He was walking off quits . coolly, when the secretary and another employe came in, and, rushing to the article, which -had been laid on the table, extinguish ed the fuse. They had scarcely done so, when the' intruder fired . with a revolver at them both, - happily without hitting ' either : Biti. as' l}e evidently ^imagined' ' that he' had. killed 'or wounded them severely, he. turned ...
BRAVEST DEED OF THE YEAR. BRITISH BLUEJACKET WINS THE COVETED STANHOPE MEDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
BRAVEST DEED OF THE YEAR. BRITISH BLUEJACKET WINS THE COVETED .. STANHOPE MEDAL. No reward for life-saving ? is more sought-after than the Stan hope Gold Medal, which is given annually to the man who has per formed the bravest deed during the year. Thomas Bouttell, a bluejacket, serving qn„H.M-.S. Cflory, is the latest recipient of ine medal. ^ ' * . He earned it by an heroic -apt when the lirjer Sardinia qaught fire at Malta, a number of Arab passengers perishing. The vessel, blazing from stem to stern^was run ashore, the sea being rough, with a heavy surf. - ? . A pinnance from the Glory had succeeded in saving several pas sengers, when three Arabs lowered themselves over the - ship's side by a : rope. Two of these were picked up, but the third became entangled in the rope. Bouttell volunteered to try and save him, and a', the risk of being . dashed against the almost red hot side of the ship, or of being carried away by the rough sea, he succeeded in liberating the man from the r...
MAIL TABLE. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
MAIL TABLE. ' ' ' INWARDS. ' South Africa, 12th inst., per Athentic. San Francisco, 14th inst. U.S. A and Canada, 21st inst. Australian States, this morning, per Loongana. , N.S.W. (direct), to-morrow, per Wes tralia. ? ~ New Zealaed, to-morrow, per Warri moo. I . OUTWARDS. U.K.. India, supplementary, this morn ing, 7 a.m. Australian States, this morning, 7 a.m.; to-morrow, 7 a.m. New Zealand, Friday, 11 a.m; U.S.A. and Canada, 9th inst. China, Japan, Manilla, etc.,, to-mor- 1 row, 7 a.m. South Africa, to-morrow, 7 a.m. . JKing Island, to-morrow, 7 a.m. Fiji, Honolulu,' Vancouver, U.S.A., 9th inst. ? ' . - . ? -
SERIOUS SHOOTING ACCIDENT. WOMAN SHOOTS A MAN THROUGH THE CHEST. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
.SERIOUS. SHOOTiNG . , ACCIDENT. WOMAN SHOOTS A MAN I THROUGH THE CHEST. ; Donald Campbell, aged \ 58, was on -* t Friday night admitted to the Melbourne ~ - Hospital from Narnargoon, near Warra- I gul, suffering with a bullet wound in the . ^ t chest, the bullet having been fired, it is [. alleged, by Mrs Barber, owner of a farm : j f Vi a-r*a A i n cr +.1ia faofa Kir t\ Campbell, whose condition was so grave that -he could only speak in a whisper, Mrs Barber, who is living apart from her _ husband, some time ago left her farm through illness. During her absence she . left 'heir children with & woman in the neighborhood. When she returned home trouble arose through a demand having . been made for immediate payment by the woman who had had the children. The woman who made the demand was ac companied by a man, who was ordered by Mr Barber to -leave the house. He re fused to do so, and Mrs Darber, becoming excited, produced a revolver. Campbell, who was present, interfered, an...
WEDDING BELLS. MARRIAGE OF MISS MARY THOMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
WEDDING BELLS. MARRIAGE OF MISS MARY THOMPSON. The marriage of Miss Mary Thompson, ?daughter of the late Rector of Franklin, ; with Dr. Mervyn Archdale, was cele brated in Hobart on WednesdBy, March ' 30th, = at St. John's Church, Goulbum Street. The bride was given away by her father, the Rev. E. H. Thompson, and . was attended by four bridesmaids, the Miscall 'Npllin and Muriel Thomnsori. Mifin Pearl Grove, and Dorothy Turner, sisters and cousins of ihe bride. The ceremony was performed by the Bishop of Tas mania, uncle of the bridegroom, assisted by the Dean of Hobart, the Church being crowded with relatives and friends. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Rectory, and the bride and bride groom went by motor to New Norfolk. Tho wedding presents were numerous and handsome, testifying to the good fealing towards the family. Dr and Mrs Archdale left early this week for Sydney en route for Queensland.
DOOMED HORSE GABS. TAXI-CABS RAPIDLY DRIVING OLDER VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 6 April 1910
DOOMED HORSE CABS. TAXI-CABS RAPIDLY DRIV ING OLDER VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. For over twenty years London cabdrivers and their wives have been entertained at an annual dinner, by Miss Stormorit Murphy, and friends, and 150 couples gathered at the Holborn Restau rant last month for the usual banquet. - Dvring all those twenty years the lot of the cabdriver has been getting worse and. worse, but. nover has it appeared so black as now. Many of the men present at last . months function, have been driven from their employ ment either by old-age . or' the competition of the motor-cab, and, but for the aid of the London Cabdrivers' Pensioners' Associa tion, their lot would have indeed been a hard one. The Duke of Rutland, who pre sided paid a tribute to the courtesy, good nature; and cheer fulness under hardship of the London cabmen, but he did not attempt to minimise the serious ness of the outlook, nor could he hold out hope that there would be any improvement in their' cir- cumstances. In...