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Huonville Water Scheme ROCKY CREEK FAVORED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Huonville Water Scheme ROCKY CREEK FAVORED. fi A largely attended meeting of ratepayers was held in the Huonville. Town Hall last night to further dis cuss the proposed water scheme for Huonville, Ranelagh, and environs The Warden (Cr. G. C. Frank comb presided. Three schemes were discussed viz., the Rocky Creek, Blackfish Creek and Mountain River. , After a 'lengthy discussion the Rocky Creek project was favored, and it was pro posed1 that the Huon Council submit estimates and details of the scheme to the ratepayers for their con sideration. The Chairman briefly outlined as pects of the three proposals. The recent report, he said, submitted to the Huon. Council by the hydralic engineer of the Hydro-Electric Com mission (Mr G. F. Rowntree) re vealed that the supply of water avail able at Blackfish Creek had min inished from 110,000 gallons in No vember to 55,000 gallons per day. As the supply had been reduced by half the council considered the scheme inadequate. Another pro posal by...
At the Theatres THE STRAND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
At the Theatres THE STRAND. The strangest character ever created by the screen makes his debut at the Strand Theatre this Saturday, when Universal's startling picturisation of H. G. Wells' sensa tional novel, 'The, Invisible Man,' opens its featured engagement trere. Giving 'Frankenstein' cards and spades, this, uncannily lascina ting screen' drama promises local theatre-goers a most exciting even ing. Its unseen star is a scientist who succeeded in conquering light and shadow to make himself in visible. His frantic attempts to rule the world plunge a nation into a frenzy of suspense and fear, and the invisible madman employs his in visibility to gain his ends and man ages a fervid love affair. James Whale, distinguished Brit ish dramatist, known- for his 'Jour- ney's End' and 'Frankenstein,' di rected this weird picture. Claude Rains, William Harrigan, Gloria Stuart, Dudley Diggers, Uno O'Con nor, Henry Travers, and Forrester Harvey head the exceptional cast of brilliant actors, wh...
THE PRINCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
THE PRINCE. 'The Devil's In Love,' the new Fox film that starts an engagement at this Theatre on Saturday, is a production of rapid action and de lightful romance. From the seeth ing centres of seaport entertainment, it shifts to the pastoral charm of a mission. A mad ride over desert sands takes it to a Legion fort for a sensational climax of an attack by the natives. You will follow breath lessly every move in the adventure of a young man and a young woman, and you will respond1 wholehear tedly to their love. Victor Jory has the featured role in 'The Devil's In Love.' The feminine lead opposite him is portrayed' by the charming T.Avnffo VftiiTirn on4 fka pnnrvAvtin r» ^ OU^WiWllB cast includes such noted players as David Manners and Herbert Mundin. s 'The Little Giant,' .featuring Ed ward G. Robinson, Mary Astor and Helen Vinson, is the supporting pic ture, and is . a delightful comedy drama. (Continued in next column).
Bush Fire Relief CARNIVAL AT FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Bush Fire Relief CARNIVAL AT FRANKLIN. There was a good attendance at the carnival held' in the Franklin Town Hall on Wednesday night, February 28th. Dancers attended from all parts of the Huon district. The Cygnet Joyspreaders' Orchestra was engaged for the occasion, and rendered their services at a greatly reduced price. HPVio -fnnnfinn was AropflnisPfl nr der to raise funds to relieve the dis tress of two families in Franklin, who suffered as the result of the recent disastrous fires The success of the evening was enhanced by the distribution of free gifts through the medium of several novelty dances. These gifts were generously donated by various Hobart and Franklin business people, including Messrs Bidencope, Mather and Co., Wilson, Bailey and Son, Cox Bros., Johnston and Miller, Palfreyman's corner, Brownells Ltd. (Hobart), H. Grid ley, Strang's store, Peacock' (Lady Franklin Hotel), Miller's grocery, Mrs Barwick, and the Huonville Meat Supply. Tlhe carnival was organised by M...
Coming Events [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Coming Events March 8 — Orpheus Club Concert, Huonville. Mfti'ch 10 — Junior Red Cross Dance, Cradoc Hall, in aid1 of Bush Fire Relief Fund. March 17— School Sports and Fair, Lucaston. Commencing 1.30 p.m. ; Official opening of new school room. ' March 17 — Euchre Tournament and Dance, Ranelagh Memorial Hall. March 19 — Card Evening and Dance, Franklin Town Hall. March 24 — Cricket Club Ball, Sand ford. Joyspreaders Orchestra. Ad mission 2s. April 2 (Easter Monday)— Dance, Franklin 'Town Hall. Cygnet Joy spreaders' Orchestra. THE Hnon & Derwent Times THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1934.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
4 E. MITTY . DENTIST, FRANKLIN May be Consulted daily, the fol lowing dates excepted: — HUONVILLE — Picnic Hotel, every Tuesday, 1.30 till 5 p.m. CYGNET — Every Thursday (Old , ' Bank Chambers), 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. DOVER.— 'St. Elmo,' March 9, 10 'a.m. till 4 p.m. GEEVESTON— 'Hillcrest,' Mar. 16 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. SOUTHPORT— Every fourth Satur day. Next visit, Saturday, March 24. - : \ 'Phone: 3 Franklin. Jhe imperial'' ALTERATION IN TARIFF. In; addition to the usual Table D'Hote Prices, Breakfast and Special Three-Course -Luncheons and Din ners-will be obtainable at 2/- each. M. D. FLEXMORE, Manageress. CLEMES COLLEGE 393 ARGYLE STREET, HOBART ;THE SCHOOL WITH THE j PERSONAL TOUCH A HOME SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN V . OF ALL AGES Special Technical Course for . Country Boys
Cygnet Council MARCH MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Cygnet Council MARCH MEETING. The Warden (Cr. A. Davies) pre sided over a full attendance at the meeting of the Cygnet Council, which met on Thursday, March 1st; at Cygnet. , CYGNET LIGHTING. Considerable discussion took place as to the advisability of handing over the management of the Cygnet light ing service to the Hydro-Electric Commission. In- introducing the question, the Warden said that .al though a special meeting had been called to discuss the proposal, there had not been a full attendance of councillors, consequently the matter, which was one of vital importance to consumers and to ratepayers of the municipality, had not been finally settled. After deep thought and consideration he had come to the conclusion that the Commission should be given, control of the man agement of the system, as the rate payers would be served with an ade quate and efficient service. The Commission can deliver power which could be sold1 at cheap rates. The cost of bulk horse-power for over head ...
Cradoc COMING OF AGE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Cradoc ; COMING OF AGE PARTY. A pleasant function was held in the Cradoc Hall on Saturday even ing, March 3rd, when Mr and Mrs T. Woolley gave a coming of age dance in honor of their daughter, Gwen. A large number of friends from dif ferent parts of the district were present. Mr L. T. .Barwick pro posed the health of the guest of honor, which was accorded musical honors. Mr Woolley, in a happy speech, presented his daughter witlf what he alleged -to be a key of the front door, although it appeared to be rather large for small hands. Miss G. Woolley received numerous pre sents from her many friends. Danc ing was continued after supper until midnight. Music was supplied by Messrs A. Harrison and M. Welling.
Cygnet CONCERT AT CYGNET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
; Cygnet CONCERT AT CYGNET. A , comprehensive and1 enjoyable concert was held in St. Maik's Parish Hall, Cygnet, on Tuesday evening. The^hall was packed to overflowing. The ^ jjrogramme comprised piano7 forte riiusic,' recitations, songs, dan'c ing^arid four short plays, the per formers being in most instances children belonging to . St. Mark's Sunday. School. They were assisted by the rector, Rev; C. C. Robertson, and, Miss Joyce Cockerill. Songs by Miss Lila Harvey, L.A.B., and Mrs C. Cj. .Johnstone.- The plays were interspersed with items of song and recitation. The arrangement of the programme was such' as to make the .concert enjoyable, without any class of entertainment palling. The first,play was 'Peronel's Taint,' the piincipal actors being Clarice Fisher as 'Peronel,' and Dorothy Wills as the; 'chamberlain.' The children did their parts well, and showed care ful training and skill. The second play, was 'The Princess and the Swine Herd.' This also was most enjoyable and well...
First Lord Mayor HUON HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
First Lord Mayor HUON HONORED. When honors are conferred upon an individual that honor is reflected not: only upon himself, but upon his family, his city, and the place of his birth. On Thursday last (March 1st) the Premier (Mr J. C. McPhee) stated that His Majesty the King had approved of the status of the Mayor ot Hobart being raised to tnat ox Lord Mayor, and the announcement was officially conveyed in person by the Governor (Sir Ernest Clark). Immediately the information was made known, a number of coun cillors and citizens called on the Lord Mayor (Alderman J. J. Wignall) to congratulate him on being the first to have the honor conferred on him. ; The Huon district has two distinc tions in reference to the event. First, as 'The Huon and Deryverit Times' was about to go to press, a message came through from our city represen tative, which gave us the' privilege of being, the first to publish the news! This was fitting, for, secondly, the first Lord Mayor of Hobart w'as born in t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
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PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs W. T. TTiorpe Pty./ Ltd. sold by auction in their mart' last m ? J ? rriaay: — Butter, lOd to 1/11 lb; cream, 6/ to 13/ dozen; tomatoes, 1/9 to 4/6 case; raspberries, 7d punnet; eggs, lOd to 1/ dozen; apples, 1/6 to 2/6 case; pears, 2/6 case; blackberries, 3d lb; cabbages, 9 d to 1/3 dozen; beetroot, . 1/9 to 2/ dozen; potatoes, 4/ to 6/ bag, 1/6 to 2/6 case; on ions, lOd to 17 small bag; pumpkins, 0/ to 18/ dozen; swedes, 1/3 dozen bunches; carrots, 9d' to II small bag; marrows, 4d to 9d each. Live poul try.- — Ducks, 3/ to 4/9 pair; cock erels, l/ to.,4/; roosters, 4/6 to 4/9; hens, 2/9 to 4/3; pullets^ 2/ ;to 3/6; turkeys, 11/ to 12/. . Dressed poul try. — Fowls* 3 / 3 to 7/ 6' pair ;? ducks, 5/; geese, 7/ to 9/,; rabbits, _8d pair.
CHURCH NOTICES. CYGNET— [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
CHURCH NOTICES. CYGNET— Catholic — Cygnet, Masses, 8.30 and 11. Devotions, 7.30. Rev. A. Cullen, P.P. Church of England — Cygnet, 8, 11 and 7; Nicholls Rivulet, 3. Rev. C. C. Robertson. . , ESPERANCE— Congregational - — Dover, 11 and 7.30; Strathblane, 3; Lune River, 3; Hastings, 4.15; Southport, 7.30. Rev. R. A. Pretty, L. Th., and Supply.' Church of England — Dover, 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Raminea, 11 a.m. . Rev. S. F. L. Clougher. FRANKLIN— * Church of England, fourth Sunday in Lent — Mothering Sunday. St. James, 8 and 7; St. John's, 10; St. David's, 3. Rev. I. J. B. Macdonald. Methodist — Franklin, 11 andi 7; Glen Huon, 3. Rev. F. A. Plumb. GEEVESTON— Church of England — Geeveston, 8, 11 (Scout Parade) and 7 ; Glendevie 3. Rev. J. D. S. Daish.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
PEOPLE'S CASH COLUMN Three lines, per insertion . . . . ? Is. Each additional line, 3d per inser tion. For not less than three months, 1/6 per inch per insertion ?JfOR SALE — Young -quiet cow; just in; third calf. Apply J. E. Evans Geeveston. J^OR SALE — Draught horse, four years; just broken. Apply No; 145 'Huon Times.' TOST, Rowing Boat, 12ft., green Punt. Reward on return to L. M. Terry, Woodstock. FOR SALE TjIGHTNING APPLE GRADER; model 24, with 2 h.p. motor. Apply— C. A. BENNETTO, 119 Macquarie St., Hobart.. 'pO LET— Six-roomed house; water laid1 ori; - all convs. Apply J. ! Latham, Franklin. , j ? ? ? ? ? : ? . ? ? !\\TE are now in a position to sup ? ply 15/30 h.p. McCormick |Deering power units. Re-conditioned, I for case mill work. Undoubtedly the I most powerful, reliable, economical, jand the cheapest 'power ever offered | for this class of work. Full particu lars on application to Robt. Nettle fold, Hobart, and Launceston, or. C. P., Skinner, Huonville, Huon Re-' ' prese...
Sporting Notes RIFLE SHOOTING. HUONVILLE v. SOUTH CHANNEL [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
Sporting Notes RIFLE SHOOTING. HUONVILLE v. SOUTH CHANNEL A team from the South Channel Rifle Club journeyed to Huonville for the opening match for the Crisp and Gunn Shield, to be competed for by country clubs south- of Oatlands. The conditions of the match was eight men to shoot, and best ,five scores to count, over ranges of 300, 500 and 600 yards, seven shots arid two sighters. The Huonville team won by 23 points. W. G. Albury, of the Huonville Club, was top for the day with a total of 98, including the possible at 500 yards, followed by , N. P. Loudon with 97. H. Behrens wap ,top for South Channel with 96, followed by B. Behrens with 93. After the match the visitors were entertained to afternoon tea by members of the local club. The' fol lowing are the scores: — HUONVILLE. 300 500 600 yds. yds. yds. Tl. W. G: Albury . . 31 35 32 98 N. P Londori . . 31 33 33 97 C. 'Stubington . . 32 . 30 33 95 E. Wagg . . . . 34 31 30 95 A. Walton .... 29 32 30 91 157 161 158 476 Counted out: W....
TENNIS. HUON CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
TENNIS. HUON CHAMPIONSHIP. On Saturday, March 3rd, matches began for the championship of the Huon. The game between R. Smith and H. Connor occupied 25 hours, and the game between C. Connor and I. Macdonald proved interesting.. The matches will be continued' on Saturday next. The following are the results at the conclusion of the first day's play : — Men's .A Grade. — G. Calvert d. J. Bowden, 6 — 5, ,6 — 1 ; E. Gellie d. B. Tall, 6—2, 6—3; R. Smith d. H. Connor, -6 — 4, 5 — 6, 6 — 1; G. Short d. N. Heckscher, 6 — 0, 8 — 6; E. Brown d. K. Fraser, 4 — 6, 6 — 4, 6 — 4; I. Macdonald d. C. V. Davey, 6 — 0, 6—2 ; C. Connor d. I. Mac donald, 6. — 5, 6-= — 1. Women's A Grade. — Miss J. Cal vert d. Miss I. Pixley, 6 — 1, 3 — 6, 6 — 2; Miss L. Ivey d. Mrs L. Fyle, 6 — 2, 5—^6, 6 — 1; Miss D. Russell d. Miss E. Flood, 6 — 5, 6 — 4. Men's B Grade.— I. Hodson d. H. Bowden; J. Bowden d. E. B. Pixley, 6 — 3, 5—6, 6 — 3; K. Fraser d. L. Griggs, 6^ — 2, 6 — 4; E. Brown d. C. Cook (w.o.) Women's B Gra...
ESPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
ESPERANCE. Result of semi-final played on Saturday, March 3rd, Gane's de feated Port Huon I., 5 sets to 4. The scores were: — H. Gane and Miss Evans d. S. Dwyer arid Mrs Geeves; F. Luttrell and Mrs Thompson d. J. Dickson and Mrs Johnson; J. Gane and Mrs Lin coln lost to H. Dickson and Mrs Hill; Gane and Luttrell lost to Dwyer and Dickson; Mrs Thompson and Miss Evans d. Mesdame's Geeves * and Johnson; H. and J. Gane lost to Dwyer and Dickson; Miss Evans and Mrs Lincoln d. Mesdames Geeves and Hill; Luttrell and Gane lost to Dick son and Dickson; Mesdames Thomp son and' Lincoln d. Mesdames John son and Hill. The final between Gane's and Cairns Bay will be played at the Liverpool court next Saturday.
Bowling Green WORK TO START AT ONCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 March 1934
| Bowling Green WORK TO START AT ONCE. i ? ! A meeting of those interested in ithe establishment of the Huon | bowling green was held at Franklin on Monday, March 5th. The presi dent (Cr. D. E. Ryan) presided. Mr. W. Coleman, whose tender was accepted1 to construct the green, was present. £250 RAISED. The canvasser reported that up to the present he had raised' £250 through the debenture scheme, and was sure the balance required would be collected. The . chairman introduced Mr Cole man to the meeting. Considerable discussion took place, and Mr Cole man answered many questions. Cr. Ryan said that prospective members could, if they wished, dis cuss any point where possible doubt existed in laying down the green. As the financing of the scheme seemed assured the work should commence immediately. An opinion had been expressed that in top-dressing the green clay should be used before the application of the sub-soil. Others thought that the tidal waters from the river would cause a consta...