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GREAT BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
. _ copulation, 47,289,000. Britain's vast natural resources of coal and iron are harnessed by a well-organised and equipped in- dustrial system. She has sufficient coal to last £or five centuries with, the rate of output at, 250,000,000 tons a year. The output for 1938 was 220,00,000 tons. Annual pro- duction of iron and steel is r worth £278,000,000. .Steel production "is 11.000,000 tons.; Britain has 1,800,000 acres un- der wheat and nearly 500,000 acres under potatoes, but the coun- try has to import 75 per cent, of her total food supplies. Oil output is negligible and at present .consumption is nearly 12:000,000 tons. V : ; . The Empire population is more than *500,000,000: Gold reserves £700> 000,000, exclusive of holdings m the United States. "':■,■ FRANCE.. Populatijon, 43.,.C100i:,000. , French territory bordering: Ge- rmany is defended by the 600-miles fortified Maginot Line, reckoned the most powerful defensive in- strument .in the world, France's ...
HOLIDAY NOTICE. LABOUR DAY—MONDAY, 23rd OCTOBER, 1939. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
LABOUR DAY—MONDAY, 23rd OCTOBER, 1939.
On Monday, October 23rd, the Post Office will be closed in all branches. The Street Posting Boxes will be cleared at 6.30 a.m. on that day and the usual out- ward morning mail will close at 7.30 a.m. No other mails will be dealt with. ' The Telephone Exchange will observe the usual hours,and the private letter-box lobby will be open as usual; ■'.''; The Post Office counter will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 21st October,; and;^re-open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, 24th October. Toll calls may be made from the ••after-hour" bureau at the side entrance- and urgent .tele- grams may also be handed in there.
QUARTERLY MEETING R.S.A. WET CANTEENS ADVOCATED [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
QUARTERLY MEETING R.S.A.
WET CANTEENS ADVOCATED
The quarterly meeting of the Upper Hutt .R.S.A. was held in ' the Club Rooms on Friday even- ing. ■ - / Owing to the unavoidable ab- sence of the President (Mr S. F. Carver), the Vice-President occu- pied the chair. ■ The Secretary in his report gave the meeting a resume of the business carried but by the ex- ecutive for the last three months. The financial ' statement was adopted,, which showed '..■ that finance was not too good in. the general fund, owing to having spent a large sum on the re-painf-- mg. of the roonWand other necessi- ties. • , ".■.-.- Membership showed a large in- crease on last year, there now be- mg well over the 100 mark. The cha'irWn stated that. Upper Hutt had the largest membership pro rata, of the Wellington Province Owing to the Treasurer ~o£ the Branch, Mr S.. Bason, going into camp, the meeting confirmed, the action of the executive in appoint- ing Mr R, Benge. as acting Trea- surer, and on the...
M.U.I.O.O.F. LOYAL ROSE OF SHARON LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
LOYAL ROSE OF SHARON LODGE.
regular fortnightly meeting o± the above Lodge was held in the Rose of Sharon Hall, Trent- ham, last Wednesday, Bro. Roy Goodman, LP.N.G., presiding. Apologies were received from Brb- e^M n * Siste ? Bird and Brother J* I 70n of sickness. Members .were reminded that the raising of funds for the renova- 9nT L ° d ? e - room clos es on 20th October, when plans to en- ' tertam the soldiers iri camp" will
be considered. The ritual judges being due any day now, members are urged to attend to support the office-bearers. At an early hour Lodge adjourned for supper, bowls and dancing.
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE.
Superintendent Mason inspected' the men. and plant last Thursday evening, and passed' everything in good order. At,the monthly meet- ing following/ two applications were received for vacancies in the Brigade. An interesting report was presented by Secretary Han/ nibal of the recent deputation' to -the _ Underwriters' Association. batisfaction was expressed with the improvement in the water pressure. The draft programme tor the Centennial Fire Brigades' Demonstration, to be held at Pe- tone early next year, was received The Brigade hopes to be repre- sented on that occasion. Irritation was expressed at the continual de- lay in effecting improvements at the station, and the matter is-to be again represented to the cil. The officer's report for the month chronicled one fire at which the Brigade turned 'out promptly.
The Silverstream Fire Brigade received a call to another 4.50 p.m last Sunday°and with their usual promptness were w soon on the job....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
UPPER HUTT BOWLING, TENNIS AND CROQUET - CLUB. ANNUAL REPORTS. Bowling Section.—The season- was officially opened on Saturday, 14th"..October, 1938, by Mr, B. Roberts, M.P. Mr. Roberts rolled tip the jack and Mr. W. Greig de- livered the first bcwl, the Presi- dent, Mr. R. Stewart, then declar- ing the season open. The Tennis and Croquet Clubs were likewise declared open. Enjoyable items were rendered by the Upper Hutt Band under: the baton of Mr Neighbours. The following win- ners are to be congratulated. Champion Singles, Mr. P. Quinn; Champion Pairs, Messrs.* P. Quinn arid A. Rendle; Cham- pion Rinks, W. Greig, J H Brown, H. Dalton, J.. Goodwin (s) ; Junior Champion, Mr. G Leslie. '■.: At the Dominion Tournament m Auckland, two rinks won five games and four, igames respectiv- ely:— ■'■;:■:■ r> mb F- ' Dalton,. <Qmnn, Rendle (s). . . . (2) Greig, Biggs, Lynch, Brown (s). -- m : ; Mr, A.. Rendle reached the final m the Dominion Champion Singles, having the misfortune to
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 19 October 1939
'"■■•■/'. - Messrs D. and T. Purvis, sons of Councillor J. Purvis, have join- ed up with the New Zealand Air Force, - COMING EVENTS. St. Hilda's Annual Bazaar, Oc- tober 28tk . Men's Service, St. Hilda's Church, Upper Hutt, October 29th, 7 p.m. School Dances, Oc- tober 18th and November 15th. Fire Brigade Dance, Silver- stream, October 25th. . Dance, at Silverstream, Novem- ber Ist. .Labour Party . Annual Dance, October 23rd, Free Ambulance Dance, Labour Pay. r .. ". Silverstream Social Club Dance every Saturday night. Labour Party Card Party, every Saturday. ; R.S.A. Card Party, every Tues- day. Every Saturday—Upper Hutt School Dance at Record Hall,
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 26 October 1939
* * THE GEANGE CARRYING CO. LTD. WHOUESAIiE DEALERS & CARRIERS. Daily Service to Wellington. Lime, Cement and Bricks Supplied. Telephones: Upper Hutt No. 76. Wgton.. 42-044.
LEN. BIK@E MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery Charging. Ace. Welding. Break Down "Service. Repairs to all makes of Cars. Tyres and Oils Stocked. Phone 40 M. UPPER HUTT.
" Registered at the a.P.Q.,; >venmg- ton as a newspaper.
OCTOBER 26, 1939.
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY? [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 26 October 1939
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY?
(By the Listener).
THAT a certain well-knowri motor mechanic is 'also''recognised-', as a dentist.
THAT the local were heard over the air recently at the Wellington Community Sing.
THAT these boys certainly know their '' stuff" and are well worth listening -to any old time.
THAT Maidstone Park is now taking on a summery appearance and cricket enthusiasts will soon be able to fill in some great after- noons there. '
THAT the footpath : on the Nor- thern end of the Borough is look- ing something like what they should be arid the men are making: a great job of it. .'•;'-
. THAT the question now being asked is, when will our" roads be- come worthwhile?* -
THAT the Works Committee are at present locating!, fresh water supplies and ; Ye believe they have been successful.
"THAT there's \many a slip be- tween cup and lip or otherwise the twist of the stick ,
THAT "Scotty" Purvis the District's Hospital Bo...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 26 October 1939
HAZELWOOD'S DEPARTMENT STORE Summer Breeze Grave or gay . . dashing or demure . .' you'll t find in "SUMMER-BREEZE" the season's is. loveliest designs. This so-economical corded cotton wears wonderfully and retains its crisp FSBRIO freshness through the most constant tubbing. F Solve your Summer frock problem with , "SUMMER-BREEZE." Over 250 sun and .1/11 yar4 &t ml Stores . tib-fast designs to choose from. Phones 1 & 18. P.O. Box 3. UPPER HUTT BOYS - : m GIRLS HAVE YOU GOT YOUR SUPPLY OF i<m i:\yoiiks IF NOT COME TO BIGGS SERVICE STORE fc til Whose Stocks Are British and Best fH
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 26 October 1939
GRAND DANCE —To Entertain Soldiers;— SILYERSTREAM HALL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER Ist. Ladies 1/6 —-— Gentlemen 2/- Good Orchestra. Home-made Supper, GETHING FOR TAXIS Phone 63s Silverstream Social V-Sb NOVELTY JOY NIGHT. DANCE EVERY SAT. NIGH' ■ GRAND DANCE Good Music. Good Suppe, Excellent Orchestra. Bus leaves Upper/ Hutt at 8 p.m. , D. A. JACKSON, * Hon. Secretary. Wayside Cabaret, Trentham (Under new management.) Dance every Saturday night. Excellent Orchestra — Supper. , Novelties — Gpod Prizes. Gents 2/6. Ladies 1/6 DON'T FORGET ' -V.A. A v+r 1,1. HOME AND SCHOOL ASSOCIATION POtTJE&R DANCE EVERY SATURDAY — RECORD HALL 1/6 — ADMISSION — 1/6 , TIP TOP ORCHESTRA. "SWAN BRAND" Cooked Ham, •Luncheon, Brawn, Sausages! Bacon, etc., kept' in latest' Shel- vador Refrigerator. 'Phone 134 M. "We Deliver. - D. CLYDE MAIN ROAD WOOD AOT COAL YARD R. C. H. ASKEiW 'Phone 375, — Main Road. Carbonettes, £?oke, Screened Coal. The best in firewood requirements. T. RUSSELL $ SONS ? Ltd. BUTCHERS "'...
UPPER HUTT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 26 October 1939
UPPER HUTT HORTI- CULTURAL SOCIETY.
Members of the /Upper Hutt Horticultural Society and .others will be interested ;to :know that the schedules for,-the coming show will be rea<Jy for distribution "next week. 0* . It has already'been announced that Mr. Fleming, is; awarding, a special "prize for the best kept cot- tage garden in, the district. The"' prize • --this competition -is' - £3/3/- and the entry is ■!/-.