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CYGNET DEFEAT CRADOC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
CYGNET DEFEAT CRADOC. An evenly contested match was that played, between Cradoc and Cyg net, played at Cradoc on Saturday. Although Cygnet won by the small margin of three runs, Cradoc, with eight wickets in hand, and requiring 81 runs to win, had' a firm grip on the game. However, Stack arid Slater failed to get a start, and the side were dismissed for 156, three runs short of the Cygnet total. Scores: — CY GNET. — First Innings. T. Halton, b H. Gorringe .... 47 N. Kube, b H. Slater ? 0 S. Halton, run out . . ...... 11 F. Direen, b J. Allen . . .... 0 H. Mills, c H. Gorringe, b J. Allen ? ? ? -5 J. O'Rourke, b H. Slater . . ? . . *8 J. Direen, b H. Slater-.*. .. .. 23 C. Cradock, not out .. .... 15 W. Coad, b F. Smith . . . . .- 35 E. Tame, b H. Slater .. .. .. . 0 F. Herlihy, c M. Leitch, b H.. . Slater ? ? ? . . . .. -.0. Sundries .. ...... . .15 Total . . . . . . . . .1 .159 Bowling: H. Slater, 114-5-44; V. Read,' 72-0-18 ; J. Allen, 56-2-14 ; H. Gorringe, 80-1-33; R. Cato, 40r0...
ROWING [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
ROWING The NeAv Norfolk . Rowing Club are neAV training hard, and are con fident of gaining honors at the re gattas this' year. The club have had representative teams at all the club regattas, and have had their precentage of Avins. The Senior' Fours' have changed back to therr orrgmal seating, as follows: — Bow, H. J. Johnston; No. 2, M. McDougal; No. 3, R. Doran; stroke, W. Doran. . Seating in this order gains better results. The Junior Eight have been with out J. Russell for some weeks, he having met with- an accident, pre venting him from taking his nlace in the boat, but it is expected1, he Avill be quite fit again this week. The f olloAving is the final seating of the Junior-Senior Eight: — Bow, M. McDougal; No. 2, E. Doran; No. 3, H. Dillon; No. 4, D. Triffitt; No. 5, j A. S. Hay; No. 6, R. Doran; No. 7, W. Doran; stroke, H. J. Johnston. NEW NORFOLK REGATTA. Arrangements for the forthcoming annual regatta to be held at NeAv Norfolk on Boxing Dav are well in hand. This regatta...
Magra [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Magra The monthly meeting of 'the Magra branch of the- Agricultural Bureau Avas held' in Mis J. Brazen dale's apple shed- on Monday, Avhen there was a good attendance of members and visitors. Mr G. Record, of the Bureau, shoAved a variety of interesting cinematograph films dealing Avith many phases of the primary produc tion, Avhich Avas most interesting to those present. Included- in the scenes was a trip over the trans continental raihvay, shoAving in teresting scenes at the various Aus tralian capital cities. Well illus trated were the conservation of fod der for cattle by means of stack silos, and scenes during the cultiva tion of rice in the irrigation area of the Murrumbidgee Valley.
UPPER DERWENT ASSOCIATION Mental Hospital d. Molesworth. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
UPPER DERWENT ASSOCIATION Mental Hospital d. Molesworth. Last Saturday the Mental Hospital gained a 6-point against MolesAvorth, who were defeated by an innings and 6 runs. Neither side showed up Avell in the batting, H. Coleman, who took 7 Avickets for 10 runs in 6 overs, is bowling exceptionally Avell this season and is establishing an excellent average D. Salter is also bowling/well, and is a keen fieldsman. His performances should not be over looked Avhen Country Week opens. W. Jones is another promising bowler. He should concentrate in this depart ment, as he has the capacity to change his delivery Avithout disclosing his intention. Score's: Mental Hospital — A. Bester 17, C. Reggett 12, D. Salter 3, J. McConnell 27, H. Banner 0, M. Ryder 5, O. Cossam 0, W. Cranfield 3, H. Wigan 12, H. Coleman 12, W. Beven 5; sundries 12. Total 108. BoAvling — G. Collins, 24-1-14; Jim Wilton, 32-2-29; W. Jones, 32-3-16; Jack Wilton, 32-3-32. Molesworth — W. Jones 5, Jack Wilton 9, Jim Wilton 16...
CENTRAL ASSOCIATION. New Norfolk v. Cadburys. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
CENTRAL ASSOCIATION. , New Norfolk v. Cadburys. . New Norfolk Avon outright against Cadburys by an innings and 82 runs. NeAv Norfolk's success was mainly due to the batting and boAvling of E. Swann, who in the first innings scored 97 runs (including 9 sixes and 6 fours) and' took 5 Avickets for 40 runs, and in the next innings took 6 wickets for 36 runs. G. Pye also bowled successfully in the first in nings. D. Swann is maintaining his batting average scoring 57 in the first innings (6 fours and 2 sixes). These players are young and judging on. their performances they should all have good cricket careers. Scores: * Cadburys— B., Wells 0, M. Limerick 25, A. Ransley 23, A. Austin 16, M. Wells 26, C. Sutton 4, A. Prestrucci 0, G. Flemming 1, W. Bro-wn 18, E. Frappfe 0, H. Templeman (not. out) 5; sundries 3. Total 121. BoAvling — G. Pye, 3 for 13; E. Swann, 5 for 40; A. BroAvn, 2 for 38. New Norfolk — A. BroAvn 7, R. SAvann 7, M. Jillett 22, D. SAvann 57, E. -Swann 97, G. Hardie 3, A. G...
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. Lower Derwent d. Molesworth. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. Lower Derwent d. Molesworth. At MolesAvorth the local club Avere defeated last Saturday by 36 runs. Scores: Molesworth — E. Plunkett 4, ; / D. Green 25, G. Coleman' .4, S. Eiszele 10, K. Eiszele 39, N. Button 0, W. Coleman 24, C. Sutton 3, F. Eiszele 7, M. Coleman 16, 0. Pfircell 2; sun dries 6... Totall40. BoAvling — D. Wills, 40-2-21; C. Eiszele, 48-3-28; R. Shone; 40-2-19; L. Brasliri, 24-2-18. Lower Derwent — C. Eiszele 27i Di' Wills 0, 'H. Crisp 18, J. Young. 34, B. Shone 0, S. Fac'ey 30, L. Braslin 17, G. Triffitt 9, R. Doran 10, R. Williams 20, R. Soukup 3; suri'dries 8. Total 176. ' I BoAvlirig— D. Green, 80-4-46 ; W. Coleman, 40-3-36.
CAT BURGLAR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
CAT BURGLAR. My husband and I had retired' 'one night and were sleeping when, suddenly I was awakened by weird sounds coming from the kitchen. I hurriedly awoke my husband, franti cally saying burglars were in' the house, but for answer he simply grunt ed and turned over. I urged him to go downstairs and see, but he - said: 'Oh, you have just been dreaming.' For a moment all was' quiet,' then once again the noise started, seem ingly worse than ever. At last lie sat up, really believing his own ears, and, man-like, said; 'You go down, they won't touch a woman.' But as I was not feeling quite equal to such a cour ageous task he took pity on me, and, armed with poker and tongs, we stealthily crept downstairs together. ' We crouched behind the kitchen door, listening arid shivering and shaking, quietly opened the door, and switched on the light. Imagine 'our surprise to see, instead of a ; hefty burglar, our pet cat rushing about with the jug which had been left in readi ness for the mi...
THEY CERTAINLY DON'T [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
THEY CERTAINLY DON'T The teacher was talking to the class on the subject of success, pointing to the lives of successful men about whom they had, or should have, learned. Wishing to bring the subject closer home, she turned to Alfred, the son of the village doctor, and said: 'Your father has been doctoring people for over fifteen years, and everyone praises him. What does that prove, Alfred?' 'That dead men don't tell tales, Miss Jane,' responded the boy. Customer: 'I think I'll take one of those live lobsters.' Dealer (picking out one: 'Shall I wrap this up?' Customer: 'Yes, unless you think it's tame enough to follow me home.' Young Wife: 'Darling, look at that lovely blue saloon car! It just matches my new frock!' Husband: 'And that two-seater just matches my purse!' Chairman (after economy lecture): 'And now, gentlemen, I am going to ask you to give the speaker two hearty cheers.' . ? ? '
THE "BLAZE OF GLORY." [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
THE ' 'BLAZE OF GLORY: ' The lmtory of the 'Blaze of Glory,' as the jewel was called, is one of the most thrilling in the stories of fam ous, gems. On one side of the splendid diamond is engraved the sacred sign of King Solomon— on the other a device said to have been designed by the Queen of Sheba. Tradition says that she so captivated the wise King by her charm that he unclasped the jewel from his turban and presented it to the Queen. Rumors spread — tales were repeated of the fabulous value of the gem. The bandit El-Hakin marched his robber band into the Queen's country, and, after murdering her, seized the pre | cious diamond. Two weeks after he was murdred by his own men. From year to year the sinister jewel lias brought evil to whosoever pos sessed it. Ruin and often bloodshed have followed in its path. The Kaiser's ancestor, the Margrave of Brandenburg, whose kingdom was the cradle of the future Prussian dy i nasty, took prison a Jewish trader, amongst whose goods was found t...
LUXURY CAGE FOR BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
LUXURY CAGE FOR BIRDS. A remarkable cage has been pre pared for the humming birds which have arrived at the Zoo, which are the first specimens of their kind that the London ,-Zoo lias possessed for some years. The cage, which is ornamented with tropical plants, has special thermo static heaters to keep the tempera ture between 75 and 80 degrees. There are a fountain and a bathing pool, and the birds will take their food — a mix ture of honey and a patent milk-food —from feeding troughs shaped like flowers. In each flower is a small tube which contains the food, so that the birds can feed as though they were suck ing honey with their long bills from real flowers.
Cygnet RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Cygnet RIFLE CLUB. I The Port Cygnet Rifle Club fired the final sh'oot on Saturday for a trophy presented by the ''Illustrated Tasmanian Mail.' J. V. Stanton ' counted outx R. L. Ryan and won the trophy. The conditions for this shoot were ten shots at 500 and GOO yards,-' with two optional sighters, and the results were: — J. V. Stan ton. 47. 47 (41. 98: W. Roberts. 46.1 39 (12). 97; R. L. Ryan. 47,40 (9), 96; J. Kersley, 46 39 t'S), 93; M. Kellev, 42 46 (4). 92; R. Bell, 39 39 (9), 87; J. Marchant, 35 21 (20), 70. The scores for the trophy being J. V. Stanton, 97. 9S — 195; R. L. Ryan, 99 96 — 195: W. Roberts, 96 97 — 193; J. Ketsley, 98 93 — 191; M. Kellev. 93 92—185; R. Bell, 93 87— ISO. CYGNET YACHT CLUB. The Port Cygnet . Yacht . Glub.j sailed its usual' weekly race oh] Saturday last, for prizes donated -by j Messrs H. Jones and Co. Ltd., and j J. Bidencope and Sous Pty. Ltd. The conditions for sailing wer ideal from a yachtsman's point of view, there being a fresh sea. breeze ...
A Mystery Thriller JACK O'JUDGMENT (Published by Special Arrangement.) [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXXIX. Jack o' Judgment Revealed. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
A Mystery Thriller I JACK O'JUDGNIENT By EDGAR WALLACE. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXXIX. Jack o' Judgment Revealed. A stoutish, grey-haired man descend ed from a third-class carriage at Cha tham Station and inquired of a porter the way to the dockyard. He carried a lot of carpenter's tools in a straw bag and smoked a short clay pipe. The porter looked at the man with his white, stubby beard critically. 'Trying to ge.t a job, mate?' he asked. 'Why, yes,' said the man. 'How old might you be?' demanded the porter. 'Sixty-four,' said the other, and the porter shook his head. 'You won't get work e&sy. They're hot very keen on us old 'uns,' lie said. 'Why don't you try at Markham's, the builders in the High-street? They're short of men. I saw a notice outside their yard only this morning.' The workman thanked the porter, shouldered his basket and tramped down the High Street. He was re spectably dressed, and policemen on the look-out for su...
PURPOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
PURPOSE. We plague ourselves with endless ? needs. , We build our hopes and dreams of things; We seek in muscle-straining deeds A satisfaction prowess brings. In pomp and pride The world we stride, And call it failure to b^e meek; . While day by day Along life's way i Are countless joys we need -not seek. So thick with wants we've sown our years That few of us brief rest can find. In running first success appears. 'Tis failure grim to lag behind. Yet life is sweet And all complete For those who dare a slower pace, While rest at night 1 And true delight Lend beauty to tlie commonplace. AVlio knows what God shall deem suc cess? - Great wealth and fame and buildings tall To which men turn; for happiness May not suit His design at all. And it may be That Ave shall sec, When time and ' toil on' earth are through, The will to' share Life's common care Is all God wished from me and you. A Continental correspondent endea vors to describe the difference be tween clerks and managers as fol lo...
FIELD FROLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
FIELD FROLIC. By a Naturalist. I stood in a sheltered spot looking at a low cliff. About half-way up was a large hole, and my field-glasses showed a distinct track leading to this from the ground. Some wild animal had taken possession of the burrow. Presently I saw a movement at the entrance and a small brown nose ap peared. It sniffed, then came out a few inches farther; a minute later two more noses appeared, and shortly afterwards seven plump fox-cubs were playing before me. j Absolute silence was essential, and for nearly an hour I remained immov able. Their game seemed to have no denite meaning, they were just gam bolling to relieve high spirits, and when these puppies of the wild do this there seems to be such a spirit of abandon in them that if it were not for their watchful parent many would come to grief. In the midst of their play the head of the vixen showed at the entrance of their home. One sniff in my direc tion told her that a human being was near, and in an instant t...
SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
SOLD. . Jones was taking his holiday motor ing about the country. At least, lie told his friends that was what he was i doing. ^ The car had cost him thirty pounds. Slowly and painfully it had breasted the hills, reaching the top of each as cent just when it seemed that the rickety engine would give out altoge ther. Every time the solitary brake was applied there were weird shrieks of protest from some part of the me chanism, and altogether Jones was very fed-up with his 'bargain.' Presently he came to a gate where tolls were collected. 'Half a crown for the car, sir,' said the gatekeeper. Jones looked up with a pathetic smile of relief. , 'Sold,' he exclamed, thankfully. Reverend Visitor: 'And don't you ever say prayers before your meals, sonny?' Precocious Child; 'Oh, no— Dad says . our cook's pretty reliable!' As the doorkeeper ran down the club steps to open the car door, he tripped and rolled down the last four steps. 'For heaven's sake, bo careful!'.' cried the club manager. '...
SEX LAWS IN SAVAGE LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
SEX LAWS IN SAVAGE LANDS. ? Among the Bechuanas the men plough, and it is tabu for a woman to touch the cattle. , - The women of old Nicaragua had the monopoly of shopping ; if a man l interfered he was thrashed. The Eskimos consider it a scandal ous thing for a man to interfere with or perform work belonging to women. The segragation of the sexes goes so far in many cases that each sex has practically a different language. According to the Zulu Llonipa laws a woman may not call her husband by his name. She must say 'father of so and so.' She may not use words' similar to the name; consequently the .women have invented synonyms. The Caribs have two distinct voca bularies —one used by men and by womeii when speaking to men; the other. by women when speaking to each other, and by men when repeating some saying of the women. The Japanese7 have actually two al phabets—one katakana, for the use. of men; the other hiragana, for the use of women. Here are some mixed examples: — Dyak boys a...
LOST AND FOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
LOST AND FOUND. Recently my little girl came running in from our rear garden carrying a tiny baby sparrow. It had chosen a wet evening for its first flight, and reached the garden level, and been /un- able to fly back. . . ? Tf wqc frottrno* rlavlr , en T Wftnt '-Aiif to have a look round. Above me a ter rible commotion was going on. It was pitiable to hear the plaintive cries of the parent birds, distracted at the loss of their fledgling. - We made the poor little fellow com fortable on the warm' hearth before retiring, and he was chirping quite perkily when we came down. There was a strange quietness about the garden that morning. It was as though the sparrow fraternity was mourning its dead — there was not a sign of the parent birds about their riest, which is in the eaves just above my bedroom window. It had cast a gloom over the house hold, too. The children implored me to, do something-,- and strangely enough it was one of 'jftiem who suggested the cock-loft. ' ,V'. Ours is a ...
Apples and Pears THE NEW OVERSEAS REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
1 Apples and Pears 1 THE NEW OVERSEAS REGULA I TIONS. 1 In response to a number of queries | the Chief Horticulturist (Mr P. H. a Thomas) furnishes for the iriforma | tion of exporters the amendments to 1 the export regulations (apples) re | commended by the Australian Apple 5 and P-ear Export Council. J Elimination of Plain Grade. — This j will limit the pack to 'Special' and j 'Standard' grades, the provisions j of which permit only the exoort of unblemished fruit except for the 5 and 10 per cent, tolerances respec tively allowable for human error, which may occur in the packing . operations. VARIETIES AND SIZES. The varieties and sizes permitted for export are as follows: — I Dessert Apples (2in. to 2^in.) — 1 King Pippin, Crofton, Jonathan, I Pomme de Niege, Worcester Pear- - j main, Yates, Cox's Orange- Pippin, i Dessert Apples (2.iin. to 2iin.) — i Adams Pearmain, Aromatic, Cleo j patra, Delicious, Doughetry, Graven I stein, Geeveston Fanny, King j David, Lalla, Newtown Pippin...
Raminea BLUE BELL FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Raminea -BLUE BELL FAIR. A very successful fair was opened by His Worship the Mayor of Hobart on November 25th, in aid of the Church of England. The Mayor was accompanied by the Mayoress and Mrs J. Downie, who were pre sented with small bouquets by little Miss Pat King. The hall was pret tily decoiated in three shades of blue, and the well laden stalls were presided over by members of the Ladies' Guild and helpers as follows: Plaits and fancy, Mrs H. Riseley and Mrs A. C. Smith; cakes and sweets, Mrs H. Price and Mrs H. Knight; ice cream and cordials, Mrs J. Wood and Miss Mona Baker; produce, Mrs G. Seabou-.ne and Miss Peggy Briggs; tea room, Mesdames Baker, Newitt, Doyle, and H. Seabourne.