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The Federal Election. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
The Federal Election. ON Wednesday next. the electors will be called upon to elect an assembly of men charged with the grave responsibility of governing or shaping tile destinies of the great Common wealth of Australia, at least, for Tine ensuing unree years, a ortu nately, unlike at many previous elections, the people have 'a . dis tinct issue before them, insomuch as there are only two1 groupes of candidates, men representing two distinct parties, out - to solicit their ' support. * They have to choose between the Liberals on one side and the Labourites on the other. It is the first time in. the history, of the Common wealth that the ., electors have been placed in the; position of deciding such a clean-cut issue, and, i therefore, it is more important than ever before that they-should have a true concep tion of the merits or demerits of both parties in order that they might cast- an intelligent vote. This is further accentuated by specific questions that are to be submitted to' t...
UNCERTIFICATED FRUIT. New South Wales' Latest Restrictions. Deputation to the Government. HOBART, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
?TJNQERTli?IGATEB New South Wales1 Latest Restrictions. ? ? ?' -??' ???'?#? ' ..- _ ?? - ? ?'' ^ Deputation to the Govern ment. , . Hobart, Friday. - The announcement made a day or two ago that in future the New South Wales Government would not allow any fruit from Tasmania unaccompanied by a cerr . tificate to be admitted into Sydney has * - drawn a protest from fruitgrowers 'and- merchants and inter-State shipping com- '„ panies. A deputation, headed py Hon, J. W. Evans, waited upon the Minister of Agriculture in ^connection with the matter. Those in attendance were:—. Messrs W. L'ipscombe, J. G. Turner, W. E. Hallam, A. Williams, and J: N. Scott, representing fruit merchants and ship pers ; Messrs J. Rowe, F. H.-Piesse, and G. Smith, representing growers ; and Mr C. H. Hughes, the inter-State shipping companies: Mr T. A. .Tabart, Chief In spector, and Mr Grueber, supervisor of . exports, were also present. ' ? In introducing the deputation, Captain J. W. Evans said the decision o...
Current Topics. FRANKLIN GIRL'S SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
CiBS*B*eait Topics-, ? * — FRANKLIN GERL'S SIJCCEjSS. The achievements of Franklin's' pro mising young vocalist, M$S3 Madge Jacklyn, at the Launceston musical competitions, will doubtless come as gratifying news to the residents of these parts. Miss Jacklyn proceeded to the Northern city last week to participate in the annual musical competitions' there, arid the telegraphed reports show that she has acnuitted herself with credit to herself and the district from which she comes. Her first success was in the solo for ladies from 16 to 21 years of age, which she won, securing 48 points out of a possible 50. Later she was beaten by the narrow margin of four points in the Ladies' Grand Champion Solo. ? In this competition- there were singers from the mainland, and all parts of the State, and this, added to the fact that the winner. Miss Leila Henry, is a performer of of extensive experience on the concert platform, makes Miss Jacklyn 's perform ance a truly meritorious 'one. A com paris...
Sad Fatality at Longley. Boy Drowned in a Bath. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
Sad Fatality at* Longley. ? -— — mim Boy Drowned in a Bath. A sad fatality, resulting in the death of Mr Ben. Lovell's five year-old son, occurred at Lower' Longley, on Wednesday last. The boy, it appears, was playing in the vicinity of a bath of water, into which he accidentally fell. His screams attracted his mothpf there she was met by the horrify ing sight of her son/struggling in the bath face downwards.- Upon lifting him out she observed that he was in a serious condition, and at once ^employed restorative methods, but without avail. The unfortunate child never spoke again, expiring a few minutes a£ter his mother found him. 'Dr Cummings was, immedia tely summoned, and arrived at the scene with all possible speed, but his services were not required for life was then extinct. A 'coronimal enquiry was held on Thursday afternoon, before Mr W. J. Thomas J.P., and-a verdict of accidental death by drowning was returned,
FRANKLIN TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
FRANKLIN TOWN HALL. Recently the condition of ihe Frankiin Town Hall' received prominence in the Iqcql Mgdical Officer of Health's (Dr. Ciirnniij]gg) report ;to the Huon Council. In pursuaneQ ofan instruction from the Council, the .(fgciuneuj; 'referred to was forwarded on to the Chief 'Health Officer (ut. ruray^, wiia tiie resun ^n.a* aepai'i mental- action is being taken. , Dr Cummings recommended -that the Chief Health Officer should come and inspect the' building, but Dr. Purdy states he is unable to spare ^h.a time to visit Franklin for that purpose', butls seijding an officer of the Public Heal'th Departiii.ent \q in spect and report upon tlio Hali. i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
? _ ? : ? —j ' ' NOTICE. TO THE- RESIDENTS OF FRANKLIN ' AND '? SURROUNDING, PARTS. \ ? Y' I beg to notify that I have severed - my connection with Messrs Williams ''?' Bros., bf Elizabeth Street, and have taken over the management of Messrs A. Macrow & Son's extensive warehouse, Liverpool St., Furniture ^Manufacturers, etc., and trust by strict attention to business, poupled with civility, to be favored :with a fair share of public patron age. tF^C. KNIGHT, * - Manager Messrs A. Macrow & Son's Pty;, Ltd. Sight tested Free at Overell's City Pharmacy. Perfected Fit Guaranteed. NOTICES. JOBBING DEPARTMENT. We desire to inform our readers that we are prepared to undertake all kinds oi Jobbing Work, and trust that the resi dents of the Huon District will accord us their support in this department.. , TO INTENDING ADVERTISERS. r The Manager will be pleased to quote rates'for Advertising to any intending advertisers. Special arrangements will be made lor Contract Advertise...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
X f^ AN you pare, core and slice up X ^-V^ apples at the rate of 6 per -$- y& minute ? ^j- X If not- we have a little machine V ^ which will do it for you. -$- ygv Put an apple on it, and by turn- -$- X inS the handle it simultaneously 'x' ^ pares, cores, and slices it up. -$- /Jv And the price is only 2s 6d. -£- ^fc By shopping with us -§- X YOU SAVE TIME /$- W and MONEY, and X' ^^ gain satisfaction. -$p &. On all orders for £1 and upward, -$k X accompanied with payment, we V' ^5- will prepay steamer freight. -$- ^ Our goods landed on your ^ v^ wharf will cost 'no more than the V ^^ lowest city prices. N$? ^ SCARR'S^HAPPY HOME % -§- r2™SJL=. stores. -§- -fis Complete House Furnishers, -&- V 107 and 109 Elizabeth St., Hobart. X -§- -$- Births, Marriages, Deaths Advertisements under these headings, are published at 3s per insertion. Every notice forinsertion must be authenticated and bear the name and address of the sender. WATSON BROS. ELIZABETH AND WARWICK S...
FRUIT STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
FRUIT STEAMERSr The cargo steamer Pera (P. and 0. n Co.) left Hobart early on Monday morn ing, deeply laden' with fruit for the English market. She loaded 55,799 cases of fruit, in addition to other cargo. Two more of the special fruit steamers —the P. and 0. Company's Marmora and ; — ? the Ocean S.S. Coy's Hector, reached Hobart yesterday.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
[?] ':'? ? The ».s. 'Paloona, from Hobart reached .- Sydney during Wednesday night. She , will leave there on Tuesday next, on the return passage. .' The barque Helen, timber laden from Port Esperarice and bound for Adelaide, passed out of D'Entrecateaux Channel on Thursday morning, The b.s. Westralia, from Sydney, ar rived ai Hobart at 6 p.m. on Thursday. She will leave Hobart at 9 p.m. on Mon day on the return trip. -
BRITISH LINER CAST ON A REEF. FEARED LOSS OF LIFE. HEROIC SCENES IN RAGING GALE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
BRITISH LINER CAST ON' A REEF. ? FEARED LOSS OF LIFE. HEROIC SCENES IN -RAGING . GALE. It is fea,red that 'ninety lives lia-^e been lost- through the wrock of: the Pacific Steam Navigation Company's steamer Lima on the coast of Ghili (says ' Lloyd's Weekly'). The British steamer Hatu: mot rescued over 200, including all the women and children, in. a seething sea. but then had to put off to save herself and summon further aid. A number of vessels steamed at full ' steam to the scene, but small hope was entertained of any on board the wreck surviving the fury of the waves. The Lima, a steamer of about 5000 tons, left Liverpool on December 23 bound for Callac. She had -accommodation .for eighteen passengers, but only two em barked at Liverpool, and these disem barked at Bahia. The large number of passengers which she was carrying when she met with disaster must have besn picked up at the ports of call, and are. probably refugees ??? ?' Tho crew of s&ty signed on at Liver pool, ...
INCREASED TAXATION [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
INCREASED TAXATION A serious business for you Mr Tax payer I Why should you provide for the widows and orphans of thousands of cither men,3who.are able to do it them selves? AVho have just as favourable opportunities to-day as you have ? - Why should you help to provide Old j±\£e jr elisions in cue iuiure ior otner fellows who to-day havo every opportun ity to provide for themselves by effecting an endowment Assurance Policy in the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia to mature 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 pffeoMng a policy of Assurance on his life fri the National-Mutual. Rely upon it Mr Taxpayer, your taxes, would be much heavier' to-'da'y if it were not for the splendid educational work done by tfte National Mutual and its Agents everywhere. The aniount paid out last year tq members' ' gn' their representatives, was not' less' than £450,000, Just: think what a lot of in...
A CHALLENGE WITHDRAWN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
A CHALLENGE WITH ' : DRAWN. Presumably in an outburst of youthful impetuosity,' on&Mich'ael' O'Beirrie, a few evenings ago threw out U challenge to the redoubtable ' Tom' Watson, 'to run him for 100 yards. :The challenge did not' havo to be' repeated , ' for. '!Tom' forthwith commenced ' tq' prepare 'for the fray by dives tins: himself of all the clothes that he possibly could without over stepping the. bounds of propriety. It had been fixed j;hat the race shonld1- take plaee on the main rqad, and the stalwart coach-driver was first' tq shpw out on ins? tr^ck. But he was guilty of the in discretion of displaying too much of his agility in the course of his preliminary. He pranced about with' a dexterity that amazed the onlookers, and apparently unnerved his challenger, who disappeared suddenly and mysteriously. Had it not been for this premature disclosure of his pace on the part of ' Tom ' Watson, a lace ibat would. dQ'.lb.tlps? have found a place in the1' annals of the wor...
WORLD-WIDE RACE AFTER A WIFE. AUSTRALIAN STOCK FARMER'S CHASE THROUGH THREE CONTINENTS. YEAR LONG PURSUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
WORLD-WIDE RACE - AFTER A WIFE. AUSTRALIAN STOCK FAR MER'S CHASE THROUGH , ? THREE CONTINENTS. YEAR LONG PURSUIT. A .prosperous stockfarmer of The Prairie, 150 miles from Melbourne,, is at present in London in pursuit of his wife. . Having failed to find her in three conti nents,. Mr J. T. Mitchell now appeals to ,; the Press'. ? ? ? -. ' ' ' .'' Telling his story to a representative of - the Mirror, Mr Mitchell said :— . ' ' : ' She has several thousand, pounds, realised by the sale of property I had given her. She has not written to me since she left Melbourne a year ago, and ? : though I travelled on the same ship from Adelaide to Colombo, I did not see her . after the vessel' sailed from Port Mel bourne. '-'-,'? : . ' I shall be forty years old next month. My wife, whose Christian names are ? Louie. Susan, is thirty-six. Our fathers - ; vere Scotch, -our mothers Irish. I was born in Australia, she in 'New Zealand. ; Wo were married on ?December 12, 1895, --' in St. Patrick's Cat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
What ! that corn gripping you again ? Try Overall's Corn and Wart Solvent, Is. FOR SALE. 70 acres .Land. 6-roomed house, old 5-stall stable, 5-stall cowshed, chaff house, hay loft, barn, I piggery. Eight acres orchard, 4 full bearing, 4 acres 2 years old'; 30 acres grass, rougn I cleared,- carry 5 cqws, ' . .?»*?' I About i a'cie' Pears, Quinces, Beaches. f Cherries, Raspbe.rries, and 'Black Cur- [ rants. Rooin to carry. 1000 fo.wls, * ' I - PRICE FOR LQt7 £600, ! 16 Acres LAND, 2 acres Grassed, m \ acres Raspberries, balance Bush Land ? easily cleared, .''?-' 15 Aores LAND, 4 acres Orchard, 7- [ year^old trees, broomed Cottage, balance t rough cleared— £250. k i 4? Acres LA.NJ3, 2 aoros ftaspberrles, ©I 30 acres Qrassed balaqoe Bush. Land, 3, I roomed House— £300. O''s. MARSH, HUONVILLE. Printed and published by the 'proprietors. The Huon Newspaper Co.'Ltd,,''4t their Qffice, Franklin^ Tasmania,
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S DEFECTS. MEDICAL INSPECTION IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S' DEFECTS. MEDICAL INSPECTION; IN ? .NEW SOUTH WALES. '? In his introductory note to the second report on the physical condition of the public school children, . the ' Urider-Secretary, Mr Board, Sydney, claims that the work of (.lie departmental medical inspectors has already discovery and remedy of ail ments that parents had not sus pected in their children. -The report covers the period from Easter, 1908, to June, 1909, during which 98 schools were visited for the purpose of medical inspection. Out of a total enrol ment of 66,000 pupils 14,360, or 21.7 per cent., were presented by the teachers as children suffering from some physical .defect likely to interfere both ' with their physical development and tlieir school progress. Many were suffering from more than one defect. The total number of complaints observed was 22,824. It was frequently .found, how ever, that a child with, say, bad sight was also suffering from some throat trouble,' and so on. Of the pupils ...
SAD DROWNING OF TWO BOYS. A COURAGEOUS COLLEGIAN REMARKABLE CONDUCT OF A CLEGYMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
SAD DRQWNMG OF TWO BOYS. A-OOURAOEOUS COLLEGIAN REMARKABLE CONDUCT OF A CLEGYMAN. . ' The .sa'd fatally which occui'red in the River Yarra at Burnley, when- two little boys, Victor Futcher, 9 years, and George Craig, . 7 years, were . drowned, wat the subject of enquiry by the Coroner (Dr. Cole) at the morgue last week. The younger boy had, while endeavoring to get a drink, fallen, in, and Victor Futcher, while attempting to save him, also slipped into the water. An heroic attempt tq save the lives of the -two/ little fellows was made by George Alfred Ad mans, 16 years, a Wesley College pupil, who was on his way home, when ho was called by Andrew John .Craig, a brother of one of the boys drowned, . George Admans rushed to the spot, removing \his clothes at he went. Diving into the water he .found' Victor Futcher, whose clothing, how ever, was caught under a snag, andthe utmost efforts' of -young Admans were1 powerless to dis entangle the doomed boy. Feel ing sure that with assistanc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
The Best CuFe for Toothache. Overell'.'s Odontalgic Essence, Gcj ; posted to you, 7d A REAL COMFORT FOR HUON FOLKS. WINTER will bo upon us before we are aware of it. PREPARE, PROVIDE -Sc PROFIT BY Best & vC©H?s Winter Comfort Offer to Huon Ladies. A Long Fashionable LADIES' WINTER COAT in pretty grey Scotch Tweeds, all the go this season, edged with velvet, posted earriago paid to any homo in the Huon for ' $8/6 ? A marvel of value. Send size pf .fyust and length required, wilh postal note for 18/6, ,\y'.e will gladly refund money, arid pay1 carriage both ways to anyone not entirely satisfied. This is a fair deal. You have the goods; try jt on. If not what you want, and more for the money : than you oy.or had before, pack it up,; send it back, we will- refund your money without any argument. To get this Coat at 13/6 ' - ; You must either mention the ' Huon Times' in! your letter or when you ? call. ? ' ' WE SUPPORT YOUR PAPER. SUPPORT US BY A TRIAL. Our value is ahead of any...
MORE-LAND TARADIDDLES. To the Editor of "Huon Times." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
MORE-LAND TARADIDDLES. To the Editor pf ' Huon Times.' Sir,--I see in a, r-epQrt, pub lished in a Hobart daily on Fri day last, of a meeting held by Mr Ready in Hobart that gentleman used my name as a glaring instance of the under valuation of the properties in. the Midland district. Had he, in his illustration, confined himself to the truth, I should^havehad no ob iGetkin to his usine ray name, but when he, on a public platform, makes use of deliberate untruths to suit' his own contention', I think it only right that I should publicly xefute such, When he stated that Mr W. H. Beimett's property, Ashby a'nd'Bloonrfield, was assessed a.t £1 15s. per acre, he rniist either b« sc- ignorant that he could. not calculate it at per acre frpm the assessment roll, or else he wa§ §ta,tin.gf what he knew to be a deliberate mis siatement, A§hby, .comprising 780 acros, is assessed at £3,000 which is at the rate of £3 17s. per acre ; Bloomfield, 5,£00 acres, is assessed at £12,000, which is £2 2a...
Cool Storage of Fruit. NEW STORES AT HOBART. Charges the Lowest in the World. Firm's Commendable Enterprise. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 9 April 1910
Cool Storage of Fruit. NEW STORES AT HOBART. Charges the Lowest in the World. Firm's Commendable Enterprise. One of the most important matters' at present engaging the attention of producers of fruit in all parts of the world is the question of- cool storage. Every where it is being recognised that it is destined to play a tremen-i Qousparcin wie ueveiujjmtuii. ui the world's fruit industry, and as | a consequence it has .in recent yeai's become a scientific study. Already the advancement made in connection therewith fur nishes conclusive proof that it is going to completely revolutionise the industry. It has now been carried far beyond the experi mental stage, and no . fruitpro ducing country can afford to consider it lightly. No country is more vitally concerned in the matter than Tasmania, yet to day we find .that at the present j moment we lag far behind the other States of the Common wealth in the attention given to .it- . / . . 'In past years Tasmania .pro- 1 ducers have found...