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SCHOOL ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
SCHOOL ATTENDANCE. The reports of the attendances at the different State schools in the Huon dis trict disclose a very satisfactory state ot affairs. They also serve as testimony to the activity of the Board of Advice in the discharge of its.iiuties. They show tnat tne aauy average is graauauy in-_ creasing, and, generally speaking, is now better than it has-been for some year3. When the matter was before the Board of Advice on Monday last, j;Mr JD. Ryan expressed the opinion that the diligence of 'fh(f TBgafd in the matter would be apprgGiated'Jjy ihoSi) affected in future years,'
TENNIS. MATCH AT FRANKLIN. HOME PLAYERS AGAIN SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
-TENNIS. : MATCH AT FRANKLIN. HOME PLAYERS AGAIN SUCCESSFUL. The members of the Franklin Club made a further addition to their successes in match games on Saturday afternoon last, when they met and defeated a team selected from the Geeveston ..and Pomona Clubs combined. The match was played oh Dr. Ander son private court, and provided an afternoon of interesting sport alike for the spectators and players. The day was not an ideal one for tennis, the wind that prevailed for the greater part of the afternoon being sufficiently strong to embarrass the players, and* on occasions to seriously interfere with their judgment. 1J!A good deal of interest however was manifested in the match. ;. It was witnessed by a good number of guests from Geeveston, Huonville, Ranelagh, Franklin, Ship wrights Point, and other parts of the district, and the players were frequently applauded by the audience. As in previous matches, con siderable interest attached to the meeting of Dr. Anderson and Mr Greuber...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
WALCH'S ALMANAC 1910 WALOH'S TASMANIAN BOOK ALMANAC (The 'Red Book') published by_ authority, Forty-eighth year of issue. With Map ol Tasmania. Coloured signals, etc, 420 pages. Bound in Red Cloth. Price; 4/-. Posted : In land, 4/2 ; Inter-State, 4/4 ; Abroad, 4/8. Walch's Sixpenny Book Almanac, 6d ; Postage, Id. W-aloji-'s §hee.t Almanac, 3d ; Post age, 14.*' ' ? '' Walch's Sheet Almanac, with Colored signals, 4d ; postage. Id. May be had of all Booksellers and Storekeepers, or J. WALQH & SONS, Hobart, Publishers, . i For Every Description of JOB PRINTING . .Try The ' . 'HUON TIMES.' The Huon People . Are up to Date, and so are we. We are moving to our new premises and TJp4o-Date ' SAW MILLS AND JOINERY WORKS .'. .In Melville Street. LOOK OUT FOR THE BIG SIGN. KEMP & DENNING, TIMBER & JOINERY MERCHANTS, Melville Street. ^.S.— Largest Stocks, Cheapest Prices V. W. BEB^AM BLACEMJTH. WHEELWRIGHT. IM , PLEMENT MAKER AN. D COAO.HPAINTE.R.. ' THE most Up-to-date a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
A REAL COMFORT FOR HUON FOLKS. 'TTTINTER will be upon us before we VV are aware of it. . '. PREPARE, PROVIDE &- PROFIT BY Best & Co.'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 carriage paid to any home in the Huon for 18/6 A marvel of value. Send size of bust and length required, wUh postal note for 18/6. We will gladly refund money, and pay carriage both ways to anyone not entirely satisfied. This is a fair deal. You have the goods ; try it on. If not what you want, and more for the njpney than you ever had before, pack it up, send it back, we will refund^ your money without any argument, ' To get this Coat at IS/6 ' ~. . ? ' ' ?. . You must either mention the ' Huon Times ' in your letter or when you . caii. , ; WE SUPPORT YOUR PAPER SUPPORT US BY A TRIAL. Out value is ahead of any in Tasmania. We want to trade with Huon folk. Best & Co., .-'...
MAN'S NECK PARTIALLY DISLOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
MAN'S NECK PARTIALLY DISLOCATED. On Wednesday night last Geo Eddy, a cordial maker at Forbes, came home after dark, and while putting some rugs inside he fell about 20ft into an open cellar. He became rigid, and it- was thought that his neck was broken, as he had fallen on to his head. Medical aid was sum moned, and while the doctors was examining him it was noticed that he could move his toes. It is now thought that he will re cover. The doctors are of the opinion that his neck was par tially dislocated, but the spinal marrow was not fractured. '
BANK MANAGER ARRESTED CHARGED WITH FORGING CHEQUES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
BANK MANAGER ARRESTED CHARGED WITH FORGING - ' CHEQUES. At the Water Police Court, Sydney, on Thursday Wilfred .William Jauncey, 32 years of age, manager of the Bank of New South Wales at Darrigo, was prosecuted on charges of iorgmg cneques ior x-oou, *ouu *a gd, £400, £270, and stealing two cheques for £200 each, and another for £100. Detective Fullerton, who ar rested accused at Fail-field, stated that the inspection of the books had not yet been com pleted. Accused was remanded until 15th April.
NEW SOUTH WALES. YOUNG MAN'S SUICIDE. ENGAGED TO THE WRONG WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES. YOUNG MAN'S SUICIDE. ENGAGED TO THE WRONG WOMAN. At the inquest on Abraham Lewis, 23 years of age, a tailor, whose body was found floating in Sydney Cove on Thursday, it was stated that a few days before his disappearance he insured his life for £1500. The Coroner said he had re ceived a statement from a lady at Kyogle to the effect that Lewis had repeatedly asked her to marry him. She refused, pleading that she had not known him long enough. Lewis had told her he would commit suicide if she would not consent to marry him. The Coroner added there was no evidence to bear out any suspicion of foul play. There was evidence that Lewis was an a.uaiiii)juo uiuiioi, auu took chloroform1 to produce sleep. There was no doubt in his mind that it was clear case of suicide. There was evidence that Lewis was engaged to' one young lady, and ^wanted to marry another, and was worried at times. A verdict of suicide was re corded.
THE BEST COUNTRY ON EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
THE BEST COUNTRY ON EARTH. This is the best country on earth to live in, in comfort, and not a bad one to die in either. A man does not need much sense to accomplish this either. He can always* earn money in Aus tralia, and he can always save some if he has but the necessary-sense. It will be found, in nine cases out of ten, that non success can be traced to the absence or such sense on the part of the individual concerned. Every man, if he is sufficiently deter mined about it, may be even better off in the future than he may be to-day. He will not need any' Old-Age Pension. A Policy in the National Mutnal Life Association will provide for his future, and will also protect his dependents in the meantime WITHOUT ANY ACTUAL COST TO HIM. They will tell you all about it* at the Head Office in Macquarie-street, Hobart, if you write or eall. The National Mutual is the most Re gressive and successful Life Office ^n Australia.
NEW ZEALAND. ESCAPED PRISONER. FIRES AND BURGLARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
NEW ZEALAND. ESCAPED PRISONER. FIRES AND BURGLARIES. People living in the Palmers ton district have been thrown into a state of excitement through a succession of fires and burglar ies in the district. It is supposed these are the worli of Powelka, the man who escaped irom tne lockup at Wellington a couple of weeks ago. Powelka was await ing trial on several charges of arson and housebreaking, com mitted at Palmerston. One man whose housev was ransacked since Powelka's escape was stuck up on a lonely road by an armed individual, who compelled him to hand over his money. This man declares his assailant was Powelka. A large number of additional police has been sent to the district. - The police at Pahiatua pursued a man on horseback on Thursday night, who, it is supposed, was Powelka. They fired twice at the fugitive, who left his mount and took to the' bush and got away. The horse captured was stolen -from a settler near Pal merston early on Thursday morn ing.
QUEENLSAND. NEGLIGENCE CAUSES DEATH. WIDOW SECURES £1500. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
QUEENLSAND. NEGLIGENCE 'CAUSES ; DEATH. . ; WIDOW SECURES £1500. The re-trial- of the action brought by Mrs. Mary O'Brien, widow of John O'Brien, who was knocked down by a motor-cab in Brunswick-street and fatally in jured, against the Canada Cycle and Motor Company, Limited, employers of the cab-driver, was concluded in the Supreme Court, Brisbane, on Thursday. Mrs O'Brien, who sued on her own behalf and on that of her son, a miner, laid the damages at £2500, She alleged that the de fendants, through*their servant, were guilty of negligence. At the first trial the jury was unable to agree. A new jury was em panelled, and they arrived at* a verdict on Thursday. They found that the accident was caused sjlely by the negligence of the cab-driver, and awarded damages' against the company amounting to £1500. The Chief Justice, who expressed his entire agreement with the verdict, entered judg ment for that amount, with the costs of both trials. ^
AT THE FEET OF THE "PUSH." [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
AT THE FEET OF THE 'PUSH.' A ' young laborer named Bert Anthes, described by the police as a well-known larrikin, who had been previously convicted, was on Thursday last, at the Central Police Court, sentenced to three months' hard labor for having assaulted Constable Fran cis Matthews. On Saturday night Anthes was shouting and using bad language, and Mat thews came up to arrest him. He was met with a severe blow on the chest. The appearance of Anthes's mother inspired the man with greater fury, and he struck the constable on the face, Matthews and Anthes then closed, and in the struggle the larrikin was thrown. This ex hibition of wrestling brought a large crowd together, and Anthes called on the onlookers not to allow him to be taken. They re plied by savagely kicking Mat thews. Anhhes followed their example, but the constable held on to his prisoner. No assistance came in response to Matthews' whistle, and he then drew his baton and used it. This he fol lowed up by a- demonstrati...
Inter-State Items. (From our Exchanges.) VICTORIA. A DREADFUL SUICIDE. DRUNKEN WOMAN SATURATES HER CLOTHES WITH KEROSENE. THEN APPLIES A MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
Inter-State Items. (From our Exchanges.) VICTORIA. ' A DKEADFUL SUICIDE. DRUNKEN WOMAN SATUR ATES HER CLOTHES WITH KEROSENE. . THElf APPLIES A MATCH. A woman named Nellie Le Wong Sow, a white woman married to a Chinese, died on Thursday, in the Melbourne . Hospital from the effects of severe burns sustained on ' the ' 4th inst. at a house, in Kyte's 1~_« .n-flP T 4+4-Trt T3/-\ni»lr*» a-f.-noo-f. When the woman was admitted at the hospital the case was re garded as an ordinary one, and every hope was entertained of saving the patient's life. At'the time of her admission very little information was given to the hospital -authorities by those who took the woman there. All they said was that her clothing had caught fire accidentally. The woman gradually grew worse. and died on Thurday, and then horrible facts were disclosed which indicate that the woman deliberately burned herself to death. - According to statements made to the police the woman\had been drinking heavily, and on the nigh...
UPPER HUON TOWNSHIP. AGITATION FOR A NEW NAME. NEGATIVE VOTE AT PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
;:iUPPER'-:HIJ.(-lSF,-- ? township.';:; - AGITATION FOR A NEW ? ? ;? name. ' ,::;;-;; negative vote.at btx-b,l,iq meeting; ' . ? . ,-? A piiblio moeting was held in the public hall, at the Upper Huon on Satur day night, for the purpose of discussing a proposal that the name of the township bo changed. A [meeting had been held previously at which a resolution was carried that it was desirable that the narao sho.ild be altered. Several names were suggested including Wat sonviue, isesiervme,. jsengaia, ana \Vynbaluna, the lattev, which to a ' Ta3manian native 'naino for, '.se.ttle-1 ment' being mo's't fu\,c.vnr.ed'. 'However, oputisitirju 'was' raised against, the 'pro- p'osal 'subsequently, ?- and accordingly Saturday's' meeting was arranged with a vie^v to definitely deciding the question. It was largely attondod. Thoro being over 1.00 roaidents prosent, including many laclios. CounciHor Skinner, . ^vas voted tci the chair, and in opening the meet\r,& ho said a good deal of f...
ENTOMBED MINER. RESCUE PARTY STILL AT WORE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
ENTOMBED MINER. RESCUE PARTY STILL AT ' W0R£; y William -Reid, the entombed Birthday Tunnel miner, had not be.en reached up to 5 p.m. on Thursday. Hiff relatives are still * hopeful that he is alive in a ' cuddy ' over the rise where the . earth broke away. ?_,-.. The mine manager, Mr L. Hansen, writing to Ballarat on Thursday, explains how Reid was entombed. He states that with the object of re-opening the old stope Reid and his mate Rowett had gone up a shodt to a height of 30fcab~ove the level. Nothing had been done in the stope for about two years, and it was filled with mullock right up l.o the solid ground. The men's instructions were to cut a hole into an old ' cuddy-' on the side with a view to getting a place from which to examine the stope. The leading stope came up to the«pass on the south and the legs were kept in position by stulls and runners. The work was well in hand when a big piece of the hanging wall came away from a greasy head, carrying the stulls with it, and c...
THE DANGER OF TETANUS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
THE DANGER OF TETANUS. The circumstances attending the death of Henry Roy Wood, ? aged 10. which occurred in the Children's Hospital on Wednes day, were inquired into by Mr C. Goldspink, J.P., on Thursday. The evidence snowed tnat on «ust ult. deceased was digging for worms to use as bait for fishing, ?when he accidentally ran one of the prongs of the pitchfork he was handling into the big toe of his right , foot, after it had gone through the boot. On the fol lowing' Monday symptoms of tetanus manifested themselves, and, after medical aid was sought, deceased was removed to the hospital. The medical testi mony showed that death was due to heart failure and exhaustion, the result of tetanus, and a ver dict was returned ac cordingly.
Latest Cables. MAINLAND FRUIT MARKETS. SYDNEY. SYDNEY, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
Lai@si' . :93@!sB@s» MAINLAND FRUIT ' :. '1VIABKETS. . ?-; ? ? '.. — — ? — ?* ? ? v :? ?;-.;'?'? SYDNEY. Sydney, Am-il 12. Tasmanian apples to-day sold as follows : — , . -! , ; Alexanders, 3s to 5s case ; Rip stones, 3s to 4s &d ; Codlins, 3s to 3s 6d ; F.C., 5s to 5s 6d ; APM, 4s to 6s ; SPM, 5s 6d to 6s ; PL, 4s to 4s 6d ; DS, 5s to 5s 6d;, Fannys, 6s to 7s ; Adams, 4s to 6s. Pears : BDC, 3s to 4s half case ; BB, 2s 6d to 4s half case ; Duntars, 4s to 4s 6d half case.- Plums-: Tas manian, Is 6d:to 2s_6d. ,:
THE SUEVIC FRUIT SHIPMENT. The Government's Delay. Discussion at Huon Council. [Newspaper Article] — Huon Times — 13 April 1910
THE SUEYIG FRUIT SHIPMENT. The Government's Belay. Discussion at Muon Council. The action being taken by the Government in connection with the slanders cast tipon the fruit shipped frqm Tasmania by %[\e s.s. Suevic was further debated at the meeting oj the Huon Council on Monday. The dis cussion was opened by the receipt of a letter from the Pre mier, read by the Council Clerk, which . stated that the Govern ment were taking ' prompt action ' in the matter. tt xjLCiiv vi'-' vxx^jjf van yLUinyu action?'' . enquired ' Councillor Ryan. . . . . - Councillor Casey: They are waiting till the n;uit is sold. The garden .announced that circulars had heen sent to a large number of Fruit Boards asking their, cv- operation in the matter,, but only one reply had been received. Councillor Casey said . it had come to his knowledge that the Tasmanian Fruitgrowers' Union were annoyed at not being ap proached in the matter. He had to admit that he had for gotten there was such a body in existence. Th...