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Raminea SACRED CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Raminea SACRED CONCERT. A very successful1 sacred concert was held in the Public Hall on Sun day night by the Brass Band. There was a fair attendance for the first of its kind, and the collection amounted to 17s 6d: ?. Mr Harry A. Bachelor is band- | master, and Mr W. Powers is deputy i bandmaster, and the band is making ! good progress under its leaders, hav- j ing been formed only three months, i and has played out several times, in- ' eluding dances. The music is very I much appreciated by the- public. The ' Bandi has 17 playing members, and a I few. more will join up when instru- | ments are available. . i MILL CEASES WORK. ' It is regretted that the Raminea I mill has to stop for a week or two owing to a crank shaft breaking. BAND DANCE. On Easter .Monday night the Hall Band Committee will holdi a dance in the Public Hall, and preparations for a big night are in the hands of the capable ladies' committee. FOOTBALL. The Raminea Football Club have had two meetings, and' are pract...
FRANKLIN WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
FRANKLIN WATER SUPPLY. No better testimony to; the ef ficiency of the Franklin water supply could be given than the fact that although the rainfall for the district during the last four months' has only amounted to 5J inches-^the lowest on record so far as official readings are concerned — the supply -of .water for the township , has proved more mam sumcient ior an purposes lor which it was installed. Whatever doubt the residents previously had about the scheme, it is certain- that, they are now unanimously of the opinion that it was th'e wisest ex penditure that has been undertaken on their behalf. A prominent au thority on public health says he is confident that the ample supply of water available in Franklin this year has been the means of preventing an epidemic of disease, as there is hardly a household in the township that would, have had sufficient tank water to have provided for all needs during the long drawn period of dry weather that the district has1 lately experienced. ....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
HAMBURG FOR PEARS ALL VARIETIES OF PEARS SELL WELL IN HAMBURG. Ship to ? THE I.F.G. SHIPPING NUMBER 323 T. BOSS -WALKER, PTY., LTD., 105, MACQUARIE . STREET, HOBART. NOTICE TO FRUITGROWERS FOR 1934 APPLE SEASON Consign your fruit to the old and well established firm of Messrs ED. H. LEWIS & SON LTD. This firm is recognised by leading growers as one of the most solid in the United Kingdom, and growers would be well advised to make . . use of their services for best results, i ? . SHIPPING NO. 450 ALL PORTS ' LIBERAL ADVANCES AGAINST CONSIGNMENTS .,..-,. --We -also recommend consignments to ? ' ? Messrs J. H. LUTTEN & SOHN : HAMBURG & BREMEN SHIPPING NO. 59g OR 450 Advances Against ' Consignments. Stencils and Advice Notes Supplied on Application. F. J. BENNETT & CO. A.M.P. BUILDINGS, HOBART. Phone 4969. ENGLISH SHIPPING SEASON— 1934 360 CLAUDE E. RHODES 366 HULL 955 ROBERTS BRINING 955 AND CO. LTD. LONDON and LIVERPOOL 478 CONNOLLY, SHAW Ltd. 478 ALL P...
Scout News STATE INTER-TROOP TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Scout News STATE INTER-TROOP TROPHY. (By N. T. Stihvell, Assistant Distiict Commandant.) ' His Excellency the Governor, who is the Chief 'Scout for Tasmania, has given a cup for competition among the Scout troops of the State'. The details of the competition are not yet known, but the cup is to be won yearly by the best all-round troop in the State. . . ? t Points will be allotted upon such subjects as the planning of the camp site, its gadgets, tidiness, and ef ficiency, and upon the troop's activi ties, such as ambulance, signalling, bush craft, and the correct use of knots and ( lashings. This sounds a a tall* order, but if patrol leaders will get busy and practice with their Scouts, they can in no time become perfect at these subjects. Boys .who went to the corroboree this year will have seen how the troops compared with their own, and I am sure that they are as confident as I am that Huon Scouts can put up a very good fight to capture this cup. We hope in May, or early June, to...
HIS MAJESTY'S. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
HIS MAJESTY'S. Among the most rousing songs talking pictures have given us must , be classified 'Keep on the Bright Side,' brightest of the four melo- ! dies in 'Happy Ever After,' the , Fox released Gaumont British pic- j ture, . coming to His Majesty's Theatre next Saturday. When sung, j as in1 the picture it is, by crowds of 'gay. people, it assumes a rollicking, ' iswaying rhythm, which will have all | who hear it unconsciously beating ' time... The other melodies intrb-' ; duced by this picture' are 'In a Year, in a Day,' a wistful' number, 'iPdor Working Girls' and 'Truly, Rural Gentlemen,' two bright ; CQmedy songs. ; During next month His Majesty's will -present a number of outstand ing British pictures, the biggest of 'these being1 'Red Waggon,' a mag nificent film, which cost £80,000 to produce, and was adapted from Lady Eleanor Smith's famous romance of circus and gipsy life. Then comes the world's greatest tenor, Richard Tauber, in 'The Right to Happi- 1 ness,' followed ...
Cygnet CONCERT IN TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Cygnet CONCERT IN TOWN HALL. In the evening following St. Pat rick's Day sports an excellent con cert was held in the Cygnet Town Hall, ? when songs, music and dances of 'an Irish character were given. Two humorous sketches, 'A Grain of Truth' and 'The Bathroom Door,' caused great amusement. Overtures by the Cygnet Joyspreaders' Orches tra were rendered at the commence ment of the first and second half of the progremme. The dancing items were exceptionally good. A gavotte by pupils of the Lymington Convent School was very pretty, and much ap preciated. Little Miss Pauline Sey mour dancedl an Irish jig and the Sailors' hornpipe to perfection. Miss Clare Hobden also gave an excep tionally fine exhibition of dancing. Songs by Miss Frances Lawler, Miss Lila Harvey, Mrs Gibbons, Mr Beck with and Mr Jack Wallace were well encored, as was a pianforte solo by Mr Rex Blackburn. A tableau, 'St. Patrick and the Aneel.' by . the pupils of the Cygnet Convent School was. perhaps the most outstand...
PECULIARITIES OF GRANNY SMITH APPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
PECULIARITIES OF GRANNY SMITH APPLE. In discussing the keeping qualities of apples with Mr J. Trathen of (Messrs Trathen and Hall, Sydney), our representative was informed that the Granny Smith had a unique characteristic in that it kept. best by being stored in the apple house for. four or five weeks, to allow a certain amount of oil to exude from tViPi-n. The apples should then , be wiapped in oil paper and cool stored. If oiled paper is not used the fruit will 'scald,' and if packed immediately after being picked it will not keep satisfactorily. Mr Trathen says that so far as he is aware these fea tures do not apply to any other, arietiesoi' apples.
Fruit Trees QUEENSLAND REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Fruit Trees QUEENSLAND REGULATIONS. The Chief Horticulturist, Mr P. ,H. Thomas, is in receipt of a copy of the amendments to the; regulations governing the sale of nursery fruit trees in Queensland. All fruit trees sold from a nursery shall be of such' variety as. the tag or label attached thereto, or to any package in which such .trees are sold indicates! .In the case of seedling /trees, any placed as to be indicative of the variety or varieties shallj in addition to thename of the variety, be legibly maike'd with the. word 'seedling' in prefix to the name of such variety or .varieties. ' Fruit trees shall be worked upon such. stocks as they are purported to be by the seller, or defined by the purchaser when ordering. . Stocks of all trees shall be well rooted, not mutilated, and entirely free from any indications of 'galls' or. extraneous growths of any kind. In the case of apples and pears, the roots shall, ?in addition, be of normal develop ment, and the stock entirely free in a...
FASHION NOTES FRILLS, FASHIONS and FANCIES. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Service to "Huon Times" WHAT THE STARS ARE WEARING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
fashion; notes FRILLS, FASHIONS v- and FANCIES . Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Service to' 'Huon Times' Marion Davies wearing a dressing gown of amber satin, with sleeves! gathered at the annhojes and cross over front ending in a sash.^ . , WHAT THE STARS ARE WEARING. Mar-ion Davies introduces the ?'two- fabric' .suit in her new M-G-M. pic ture, 'Cinderella's Fella,' and smart women everywhere will enthuse over the idea. She wears a ^ailqred cut away jacket in broAyn diamond checks on hiege tweed, the skirt in plain brown wool,' the ensemble co.rn pleted with a biege crepe blouse, blown tie^and beige felt Alpine hat banded in 'brown. , : '.. Fluted wool ruffles are a new sports wear trimming for wool frocks. A gay scarlet wool sports dress worn by' Fifi D'Orsay in 'Cin- derella's Fella' has fluted' shoulder tabs and fluted ruffles of the scarlet wool, placed to simulate a bolero jacket. A huge black velvet bow at the neckline with iblack velvet belt and cuffs accent her. costume. Marie Dressi...
Correspondence A MISMANAGED INDUSTRY. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Correspondence A MISMANAGED INDUSTRY. To the Editor. ?Sir, — No one can complain against the State Fruit Advisory Board, the Apple and. Pear Council, or. any other representative organisation for trying to make the conditions of the ?fruit industry better than they have been during the past three or four seasons, but criticism can surely be made against the lack of foresight and) the clumsy methods that' have been 'employed in the management of the industry of late. Members of the Advisory' Board admit that the list of recent elimina tions of' ? exportable varieties was drawn, up with the view of ,', raising the prices for the. balance of the crop sent forward. The idea was a good one if the list had comprised varieties that had already proved 'poor sellers, but a reference to account sales made during the depressed-period will show that the. majority of the '. eliminated varieties (so far' as Tasmania is concerned) are the very ? ones that have paid their way; largely because they ...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
THE WEATHER. The /Weather Bureau reports that chiefly fine weather prevailed ove* Tasmania during the greater part of last week, but unsettled weather de veloped' by Thursday, and some beneficial showers resulted over the western arid later northern districts. Extreme temperatvtvea at Hobart during the week' were 81 deg. on tho 20th, and 46.9 deg. on the 18th; extremes- for, ' other ! parts of the State were 79 deg. at St. Helens Qn. the 22nd, and 35-deg. at M_qi.na on the 18th and 19th, and SSeehari on the 19th. Rainfall at southern sta tions was as follows :— Hamilton, 2 points; New Norfolk, 4; Hobart, 2; Springs, 11; Franklin, 4; Hythe, 1; Cape Bruni, 1. The heaviest fall in the State was Lake.- Margaret, 183 points, : ..-.. . . : . ; . ' ,
RESTRICTIONS SHOULD CONTINUE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
RESTRICTIONS SHOULD CON TINUE. Messrs P^rnham pty Ltd., of Mel bourne, last Wednesday sent a . cable message to their; principals, Messrs White and1- Son 'Ltd., London, re porting. the loss 'of apples jiv Victoria through the heat ?vyavei arid asking whethpv in fhp rirr.nmKtanpp.R ? t.he trade would favor relaxation of the restrictions of varieties and sizes to permit shipments of Rymers and other good exportable varieties. They received the ^following reply: — 'Very sorry learn' of great damage to Vic toria's apple crop, but in view of total shipments . from Australasia, over 5,000,000 boxes, the trade con siders definitely inadvisable to relax restrictions,'
WIRELESS INTERFERENCE AT WATTLE GROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
WIRELESS INTERFERENCE AT WATTLE GROVE. : For some time past owners : of wireless sets at Wattle Grove have hot been able to obtain good recep tion, the cause being attributed' to the presence of , an electric light erected1 by the Marine Board at One Tree Point. The Board has on seve ral occasions been asked to abate the interference, bub did not at first consider, it was their responsibility, as 'the light was there before the wireless.' However, at yesterday's meeting of the Board it was decided on the .motion of Sir John Evans, to procure a suppressor at a cost of about £5, which would prevent the light from interfering ? with wireless reception.
Scout News THE BIG VICTORIAN JAMBOREE [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
Scout News THE BIG VICTORIAN JAMBOREE Preparations for the jamboree to be held at Frankston, Victoria, in December next, are being pushed forward with expedition andi thor oughness by 15 committees, under the jurisdiction of a Central Council which has been st-eciallv constituted to organise and control this great -in- ternational gathering. The details of the general plant for the jamboree cariip have not been finalised, an'd already a considerable amount of the initial organising has been put. in hand. The site for the camp is located in one of the most popular and picturesque parts of the coun try, where the combined charms of the Australian bush and the un spoiled seashore make for a veritable campers' paradise. Frankston, the watering place, which is conveniently situated to the jamboree camp, is only 26 miles south of Melbourne, and it is picturesquely located on the eastern shore of beautiful Port Phillip Bay. Communication with the camp will be speedy, frequent and economica...
FIRE BRIGADE AT FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
FIRE BRIGADE AT FRANKLIN. ' The establishment of an efficient fire brigade at Franklin has been accomplished at what must be re garded as a minimum of cost to the ratepayers, the Government, and the insurance companies. This was made possible by an unusual set of circumstances. .' The Hobart Fire Brierade haH an'1 imnortant. -nortion of the equipment which was out of date so .far as their plant was concerned, but which was very suitable for Franklin. A central site for the sta tion was obtained at no cost at all, and the water pressure is so great that the employment of a force pump is. unnecessary, a large expen diture in' this direction being there fore- cut bnt. The brigade has the advantage of the services of an ex member of the Hobart brigade, so that it starts off we'll equipped to handle any outbreak of fire that, may occur in the township.
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs W. T.: Thorpe .Pty. Ltd. sold by auction in their mart last Friday: — Butter, lOSd to 1/2; cream, 7/ to 14/ dozen; pickled onions, 7/ dozen; rhubarb, 4/ dozen bunches; toma toes, 2/ to 6/ case; eggs, 1/0 1 to 1/3 dozen; apples, 1/ to 1/9 case; pears, 3/6 case; raspberries, .. 8d. '.-ptinnjet; quinces, S/6 case; cabbages, 6d to 2/3 dozen; celery, 9d bundle; pota toes, 2/3' case, 4/3 to 5/6 bag; car rots, 1/3 dozen bunches; marrows, 1/9 to 3/ dozen; swedes, 5/ bag; parsnips, 1/9 dozen bunches: onions. 9d to 1/1 small bag; pumpkins, 2/9 to 3/8 dozen; beef, -lid to 6id; pork, 4*d- to 7id; veal, 2*d to 5d; lamb, 5id to 8d; fresh sausages, :4d to 5d; Belgium sausage, 4d to 7id. Live poultry. — Ducks, '3/6. to 5/6 pair; cockerels, 1/ to 4/9; roosters, 1/; fowls,' 2/ to 4/3; 'hens, 3/1 to 4/3; pullets, 3/; turkeys, 13/ to 14/; geese, 6/. Dressed pouutry.— Fowls, 2/3 to 5/0. pair; ducks, 5/6 : to 6/; chickens, 2/ to 2/6.
CHURCH NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
CHURCH NOTICES. METHODIST. — New Norfolk, 11 and 7; Back River combine with New Norfolk, 7 p.m.; Bushy Park, 4.15 p.m.; Uxbridge, 2.30 p.m.; Rev. Delbridge. CHURCH ARMY— Easter Sunday, Mental Hospital, 10 a.m.; Moles woith, 3 p.m.; New Norfolk, 7 p.m. | April 4, 5 and G, Moleswoith'.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
FRUITGROWERS OF TASMANIA CONSIGN YOUR FRUIT TO STANTON BROS. | MUNICIPAL MARKETS, ROMA STREET, BRiIStBANE. WHOSE SHIPPING NUMBER IS No. 1. J We are the Firm in Brisbane for good prices and prompt returns. All Advice given can be relied upon. MARTIN & CO. FRUIT MERCHANTS. .33 ROMA STREET MARKETS, CITY MARKETS, HAYMARKET, BRISBANE. . Established 1906. SYDNEY. SHIPPING No. 44 SHIPPING No. 275 All Sales under our Personal Supervision. ? References: Q.W. Bank, George Street, Brisbane, & Pitt Street, Sydney Tasmanian Representative : H. CLAUDE LITTLE, Tasma House, Hobart Stencils 'and. Advice Notes on application. E. WINTERS Licensed Farm Produce Agent. Turbot Street, BRISBANE RELIABLE ADVICE. PROMPT RETURNS. ? ? -HIGHEST AVERAGED PRICES. The Finn with the reputation for Reliability. ' Bankers: National Bank of Australasia Ltd., George 'Street, ? Brisbane. Correspondence Invited. ' SHIPPING NO. 23 ESTABLISHED 1892. THE WELL KNOWN FIRM W. ARKELL & SONS Who. have enj...
A. and P. Export Council CONSITUTION EXPLAINED. (Continued from previous issue). [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 29 March 1934
A. and P. Export Council CONSITUTION. EXPLAINED. (Continued from, previous issue). The Tasmanian representation may remain as 'it is now; and no al teration of the ?? Constitution 'would be required: Or, Tasmania may in sist that its representation shall be on a strict and extended division1 of its; total exports on the present basis of 500,000 cases, or on a new basis of -savl 250.000 p.asBS. thus increasi its representation ;on the ;Council; and alter the Constitution accord^ ingly. And, provided none of the Advertising Levy paid by Tasmania is retained by the Council; 'or paid' to anyone else, no further altera tion ' of the Constitution would.be needed. 'But, if the Levy continues to be paid to the Council, then the Consti tution must be altered, and the pay ment to the States of such retained money, and the retention di any portion by the Council, are matters for definite decision, and must also be incorporated in the Constitution. 'As for the proportionate repre sentations of ...