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Here’s Real News! YOU, OURSELVES AND THIS [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
Here’s Real News! YOU, OURSELVES AND THIS
YOU,—the residents of the Upper Hutt and District num- : ■" some six thousand—OURSELVES (The .Upper Hutt P. Co.)— * •' have only been in existence for a few months but we are proud the progress we have made, and the support we have received in short period of our activities. THlS—is to be the peoples ; >aper produced and printed in Upper Hutt, designed to be of utuaMielp to all sections of the community, residents, business ---opie,' and-associations of kinds,, all ivhose : cq-- i&e&titijS. we"*eaTnestry seek. 1 ' ■«-*;••■■—*■>•— -"*'• — -~~ - •--.-■■ -*- We want news of your activities, doings and changes, and un- used criticisms to appear in these columns, together with our own, :s our desire that this weekly, journaf wi],l become a real service, :i build mutual understanding, and goodwill. We want it to serve , .' the better interests .of all, therefore,paragraphs and news of soeral interest to our readers will be welc...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
Now Is Preserving Time Procure your Jars while our stocks are complete. TIE OVER JAM JAKIS, 1 lbs. 3/- doz.; 2 lbs. 5/- doz. ■■^B3m r^j^iJbf ir^.i^i .z^^ JELLY JABS, small, 4/- doz.; large, 5/- doz. A.&. PKBSiHEiVWO JARS, Qts., 9/6 doz. WOODEN JAM. BPOONS, 4Jd. & 6d. ■ ■ celophahei 4d. pkt. "3d.-pkt. ■■• .■'.-■' ■ ::../J Bigg's Sendee Store Lid.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
UPPER HUTT WOOD & GOAL YARD RGB. ASKEW ■ •"'■.■:■.'-itfen Bid.''.' : " Phone 37 S. OOAiLETC. [ per c\vt. UARGB SACKS PACKED "FULIj. ! TAIIPmi HOTOE Sd - -.'Mii^^'"';';;....^^^-.. -;.. (large coal) ..:;..; . 4; 2i *? : , : m birch ...... as TATJPIRI KITOHBNi ri'lV.. • • (small coal) ....... 311 MIXED. .'...>.. ~v . .. . 28 ; WESTPORT ..;../..:. 4 2 R ATA ...... .|i. ~ 3„ O MIXED OOAI/ .. . . 4 2 MAJfUEA .3 O : NEWCASTLE ....',.:.■;•..:,:'4, .6 •' FMNOINCf P/fcITS .. siiACK .:.......:..;.. 3 oj .-i : :■ : ;saaEiAiNiaßs.;- ; ; ; OARBONETTES .;..... 6 © Prices lor Cord liote COKE, small bag . 2 © " V™ A^ Ca *^ COKE, large sack-...... . - * 6 ' ~ ~~ t ' *, DEUVERIES TO Usual Discounts for I ton lots j PARTS OF THE ■;-.h. 1 ' ' ..'\: -.' AY j- "? district. •
UPPER HUTT MAYOR AND MAYORESS ENTERTAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
UPPER HUTT MAYOR AND MAYORESS ENTERTAINS.
Just prior to the Christmas holidays, the Mayor and Mayoress of Upper Hutt entertained the members of the Council and the Borough's staff to supper, there being about forty people present. The Mayor (Mr. P. Robertson) congratulated the Mayoress on the good array of things placed before them, stating that he al- ways left that part of the proceed- ings to Mrs. Robertson. Dealing with the Council's staff, His Wor- ship stated that the present staff has never been excelled, one and all pulling their weight. As re- gards the members of the Coun- cil, Mr_ Robertson remarked that they were a "good working team having only minor differences, ail members giving 100 per cent, to the people. To Mr. Golder, the Overseer, it could be said that he was just the same as he was many years ago, always out for the wel- fare of the Borough. To the Town Clerk, our thanks goes out. As it is through him that everyone was working harmoniously together, and o...
MUNICIPAL BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
The Upper Hutt Municipal Band which played selections out- side the Post Office on Friday evening last was listened to by a large and appreciative audience. The Bandmaster, Mr. L. Neigh- bours is to be congratulated" on the personal of the Band, special mention being made of the young players who were well in evi- dence, and are ah asset to the Band. For some time the Band has been well below its full quota of ; players, but with the young play- ers that are now coming along, our Municipal Band will soon be making frequent public appear- ances as they did some few years ago.
SOME IMPRESSIONS OF A TRIP TO CASTLEPOINT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
SOME IMPRESSIONS OF A TRIP TO CASTLE- POINT.
At the north end of High Street, Masterton, a road turns to the right, the A.A. sign reading "Castlepoint, 43 miles." Wor the first few miles the roadway is sealed, and passes many prosper- ous looking dairy farms. When the first township, Taueru, 9 miles out is reached, the traveller seems to have left the cows, behind, and caught up with the sheep. From here, onwards, sheep-farming is the main industry. The road is very winding, and undulating, but in first-class order. The banks of (the numerous creeks have been liberally planted with willows and poplars. On the hillsides where the native bush has been burned off, or died out, plantations of exotic trees have taken its place. It looks slippery country in wet weather, and these willow and poplar plantings help to hold the ground on the hillsides and pre- vent scour of the creek banks. The yellow Kowhai is much in evi- dence, and the road, is overhung with the pretty yellow flowers...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
Wanteds Etc. WANTED.— Carpenters, 3/- per hour; long job. Apply Labora- tory, Wallaeeville, or J. Jackson & Son, Ltd., Trentham. PLUMS FOR SALE.—3d. lb. for jam. Mrs. Maim, Gibbon's Bo ad. FOR SALE.—£-aere section. Reasonable price. Vicinity Gibbon's Road. No stones. — Apply e/o 'Advertiser', Upper Hutt. BOWLING NOTES. Upper Hutt. Bowling Club will be represented at tbe Dominion Tournament, which commences on Monday, January 9th at Auck- land. The following players will be the local Club's representatives: Lynch, Greig, Biggs, Brown, Mumby, Quinn, Dalton, Rendle. Upper Hutt was successful in the winning of the Wellington Centre Tournament held recently at Khandallah, the Club being re- presented on this occasion by Mumby, Dalton, Quinn, and Rendle. CONGRATULATIONS. TO THE PUBLISHERS OF THE "LEADER." The Mayoress and myself ex- tend our heartiest congratulations to the enterprise of our local resi- dents in producing and publishing locally our own paper. We sincerely hope that th...
MAIDSTONE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
The Council has decided to take the Maidstone Park under the provision of the Physical Welfare and Recreation Act. Application has already been made to the Loans Board, and it is hoped that the application will be dealt with before the end of the month. Plans for an up-to-date swim- ming bath are being prepared and it is hoped that before the year is out, the camping ground will be completed with all the facili- ties required. At present there are several camping parties making use of the Park, and all agree that the place is ideal.
FIRE BRIGADE XMAS TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
FIRE BRIGADE XMAS TREE.
The members of the Upper Hutt Fire Brigade entertained their children to a very enjoyable after- noon recently, on the occasion of their Annual Christmas Tree. A splendid array of gifts adorn- ed the tree and Father Xmas who arrived on the Fire Engine was in great demand. Each child was the recipient of a present off the tree, and were also entertained to soft drinks, eats and ice-cream. During the afternoon Mrs. Lynch and. Miss L. Lynch enter- tained with pianoforte solos, also Doreen Askew gave exhibitions of fairy dances. Mrs. Fahey of- ficiated at the piano, and a very enjoyable afternoon concluded with the singing of Auld Lang Syne. The Committee responsible for the occasion were Messrs L. Hughes, Chairman; G-. Guthrie, Secretary; F. Turvey and R. 0. Askew; Mesdames Wakelin, Clark, Turvey, Morgan and Matangi. *
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
MAJESTIC 8 p.m. SATURDAY 8 p.m. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer present MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN — DENIS O'KEEFE MICKEY BOONEY IN HOLD THAT KISS A hilarious comedy of love and trouble over finances. A story of the younger generations that provides a riot of laughs for all and is as modern as those kids next door. Together with The bright and breezy comedy romance " YOUNG AND INNOCENT Both pictures approved for Universal Eixtebition.
Mayfair SATURDAY GIRLS. BOYS. MONSTER MATINEE Comedy Supreme (1) WILL HAY in u CONVICT 99" You'll have the time of your life watching Will Hay do time. (2) Laurel & Hardy in "BEAU HUNKS" A yell from start to finish. (3) Another Chapter of l Exciting Serial. '..■•. AND IN ADDITION CARTOONS, ETC.
WANTED To meet absent-minded Motorist, average height, brown or grey suit, possibly blue, driving late model car, who still has winter oil in his crank- case. Ask him to call and see us. STANDARD SUPER GRADE PETROL FROM ELECTRIC PUMPS. R. JENNINGS & CO. MOTOR EN...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 6 January 1939
MAYFAIR Stalls Is., Is. 3d. DressTOrcle Hs£6d. 8 p.m. FRIDAY 8 p.m. WILL HAY I Britain's No. 1 Laughter Maker as CONVICT 99 A long sentence of mirth and merriment with the famous head of St. Michael's at the top of his form running a "School for Lifers" with wisecracks and slapsticks among old lags and new gags. Recommended by the Censor for Adults.. SATURDAY 8 p.m. MONDAY 8 p.m. Direct from a very successful season at the St. James Theatre, Wellington. CONSTANCE BENNETT The Star of "Merrily We Live" and "Topper" SERVICE DE LUXE with MISCHA AUER HELEN BRODERICK A business girl who meant business! She bossed the people she hated, but gave him the "service he liked. She had plenty of assets—and he was a credit to any girl. Together with LAUREL & HARDY in Ajuother great laugh hit "BEAU HUNKS" Both pictures approved for Universal Exhibition. 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY 8 p.m. By popular request. Grand return screening Everybody's Idol DEANNA DURBIN EST Three Smart Girls Together with The Jones...
To One and All [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 12 January 1939
To One and All
Already, although it seems only a few hours since our first issue came off the press we have had many congratu- latory references to this little paper."The Leader," and we in turn are pleased that our efforts have met with such a favourable reception and desire to thank those people
for their assuring remarks and offers of every assistance to assist us make this little journal a power in the ser- vice of the residents of the district—serving for the bet- ter interests of all sections of our community.
Also we want you to realize this is a new venture, we want you to forward us all classes of news and items which will be of interest to all, together with letters and correspondence which will be given publicity in these columns providing they are unbiased in their criticisms and are of constructive interest.
We thank you in anticipation of your assistance in this direction, and hope to be able to publish some of our readers' activities and opinio...
DOMINION LOSES A MUCH-LOVED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 12 January 1939
DOMINION LOSES A MUCH-LOVED MAN.
AN ARCHBISHOP WHO MENDED CLOCKS.
The death of Archbishop Julius recently, who was the first Prim- ate of the Church of England in New Zealand, was a great loss to the country.
His was a long and well-spent life; He had many graces, ; a sltTbiig faith, vigorous health, splendid intellect, spontaneous wit, forceful personality, wide human sympathy, courage, and understanding.
The Archbishop was born at Richmond in 1847, and became Bishop of Christehurch in 1890. At JIB he retired, hut ithia cmly meant that he shed the cloak of office, for he, continued to preach.
So great was his zeal for church education that he forfeited half his income and his life at Bishops-, court, the home of the Bishops of; Christehurch, and went to live a modest house in a suburb of his 1 cathedral city.
He was a mechanical genius, and delighted to repair clocks. Sometimes with the simplest tools, sometimes only with a hairpin and a penknife...