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R.S.A. CLUB NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
R.S.A. CLUB NIGHT.
The first of'a series of.Club Nights organised by the local R.S.A., was held on Saturday evenings last, at the Club Rooms. Although the attendance was not •what was expected, those present had an enjoyable evening. These evenings will be held every Saturday evening for mem- bers and the Executive are hop- ing that members will .take ad- vantage of same. What about it "digger?" come along and clean up those two or three, table tennis players. Supper is provided which in- cludes a drop of the "doings" (tea). ";.'■■ ; "; : "; ' j".
THE LEAGUE OF MOTHERS. UPPER HUTT BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
THE LEAGUE OF MOTHERS.
UPPER HUTT BRANCH.
A large attendance of members and visitors greeted the Petone League Choir, conducted by Mrs. Millward, President of the P'etone, Branch, and all were warmly wel- comed by Mrs. Castle, President.
The League Hymn was heartily sung by all and the prayer re- peated, 'followed by delightful musical items, by the visiting choir, who sang glees, soprano solos by Mrs v Glover; and songs by Mrs. Millward, who also con- ducted the singing of the choir. Elocutionary items <by Mrs. Mill- er followed, also two items by.the ■■'' Verse Speaking Choir conduct- ed by Mrs. Miller and Mrs, Boyd was a most able and sympathetic accompaniste. An amusing play, '' The Charity' Committee " \ was much enjfoyed, and every per- former received beautiful posies, including Mrs. Saigison, Petpne President, Mrs. Castle and other officers of the local branch and flowers were also sent to Mrs. £>owerby, a, sick member. An enthusiastic vote of thanks ...
TRENHAM LADIES' CROQUET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
TRENHAM LADIES' CROQUET CLUB.
The newly-formed Trentham Croquet Club held a Competition Afternoon last Saturday on a private lawn, with a good attend- ance of-,members and friends, all of whom were enthusiastic.
Competitions' were won by Mrs. Kitchen, angles; Mrs. Shadbolt, hoop running; Mrs. McGrath, frerich; Mrs. Kitchen, lucky num- ber. .Afternoon tea was served, after which Mrs. Kitchen express- ed thanks of the members for a ■pleasant afternoon.
Play will be continued on priv- ate- lawns till the club's own playing area "is ready.
SOLDIER GUESTS OF SPINSTERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
SOLDIER GUESTS OF SPINSTERS' CLUB.
A large group of men from Trentham Military Camp were en- tertained in Wellington last-Sun- day by members of the Spinsters' Club. This was the first occasion on which the Club had arranged such an entertainment for the sol- diers, who voted the day most en joyable.
The men were hospitably looked after, one large party being taken to Day's Bay for a picnic and re- turning to town for a buffet tea. The soldiers were delighted to find
that their hostesses for the day •were charming and youthful, and it is expected that subsequent in- vitations to club outings will draw an even larger and equally enthusiastic response from those invited to attend.
UPPER HUTT WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
UPPER HUTT WATER.
Complaints made earlier in the year regarding the quality of the Upper Hutt water are unlikely to be repeated this summer, as elab- orate steps are being taken to im- prove conditions. Analysis show- ed that the water was quite safe to drink; but it was rendered rather unpalatable by a growth in the reservoir This is not peculiar to Upper Hutt, but has also been noted in parts of the Wairarapa. In the next few months the reservoir is to be emp- tied and thoroughly cleaned out. In the meantime, the supply will be maintained by means of a pipe to a. 50,000-gallon 1 storage tank, and by means of the new well at Trentham.
HUMOUR [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
THE REVERSE. What was it that Adam said to Eve that spells the same back- wards? " "Madam, I'm Adam.\' REAL SCOTCH. v . A /Scotsman was discovered wandering around Detroit with a pair of rumpled trousers over his arm. .■Ca n I help you. in any way?'' asked a kindly citizen. ~ "Man," replied the Scot, who was evidently a newcomer, "I'm looking for the Detroit Free Press." V
Peaches: "I'd like to try oil that rose dress in the window," Saleman: \ "Sorry, Miss; that's the lampshade." ;
A JOB FOR SAMSON. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
A JOB FOR SAMSON.
During Allenby's big push in Palestine the men were on a forc- ed night, march, and were tired out and fed up. An officer was trying to buck some of them up by talking of the British successes in France, and also of the place?- of interest they would see farther up in Palestine.
He told them that they were now crossing the Plains of Hebron where Samson carried the gates of Gaza, when a deep Cockney voice rang out from the ranks: "What a pity that bloke ain't here to carry this pack of niine!"
WALLACEVILLE LADIES' SOCIAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
WALLACEVILLE LADIES' SOCIAL COMMITTEE.
The success- of the Social Even- ing held last week by the Wal- laceville Ladies' Social .Commit- tee show that they are not new hands at the game. They were suported by local talent. Mrs. Douglas "rendered two delightful solos, Mrs. Colelough two items on the 'cello, the Wallaceville'Wo- men's Choir, under the leadership of Mrs. Wallis, sang two items, "Dawn," and by request, "Where _ c 're yon Walk and the; Rhythm" Boys were heard at their best. All w r ere accorded loud applause. The; winners of..the various competi- tions were: Mesdames Me Ghee, Ross, Jackson, Fay, and Mr. R. Clyde. The Christmas Cake made by Mrs. Ken Kain, was won by • Master Phil Benge, Upper Hutt. Mrs. Bill Robertson, who is a great asset to the committee, sup- plied tl.e music for the dances, Mr. L'.,Clyde playing an extra. Members of the Institute and committee supplied the supper. After the expenses have been paid, the sum of £4/7/6 will be handed to the Fieldin...
BOWLING NOTES. HELD OVER FROM PREVIOUS WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 23 November 1939
HELD OVER FROM PREVIOUS WEEK.
Mid-week Pennant . games last Wednesday against Lower Hutt resulted in a draw, (2 wins and 2 losses). On Saturday, there ...being no % pennant games to play, Upper Hutt Club Singles, and Pairs Championships were played off. On Tuesday, a one-day tourna- ment against v various clubs was won ;by Upper Hutt, the team being:—--J. Goodwin, A;' Suther-/- land, H. Daltpn, j. Brown (s).. Will competitors; in the A Club Championships kindly note that, as mentioned before in bowling notes, these games must of neces- sity be played off as early as pos- sible because of Centennial games later, and therefore disqualifica- tion may be 'the penalty -for those who have not made the effort to play one game of singles and/or pairs before this Saturday. -' Saturday's Senior Pennant ' matches resulted in a draw with;- Karori dub :-—. ■ 1. At home, (Karori names first) : Jordan, iMaynard,; Waugh, Dempster (s) 18; Greig, Mudg- way, E., Braid, Goodw...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1939,
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UPPER HUTT MALE CHOIR. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
UPPER HUTT MALE CHOIR.
ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL CONCERT.
Assisted by a number, of ladies, the Male Choir's Concert on Tuiesday evening- was again yet another triumph, the large gath- ering present being entertained to some delightful music. - . Under the able guidance of the conductor, Mr. S., W. Josland, Mus. Bae., the choir's rendering of the "Soldiers' Chorus" was outstanding. - tt Mr. Alan Purser, of Upper 'Hutt, was the soloist, and his rendering of".The Crown" of the Year" was received by the audi- ence most favourably. F. Whiteman, the official pianist to the choir, was the ac- companist, and also played a pianoforte solo "Seguidilla." The programme consisted of quite a number of musical num- bers never, heard before in the districts also some sung by/the choir on previous occasions. Outstanding among them was the Glee in 5 parts-, "The Bells of St. Michael's Tower." "Sanctus" was another item previously rendered by the choir and with the assistance of the or. chestra, ...
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY.
(By the Listener).
THAT Don Harper, a local boy, was among those who passed lor their commissions last week. THAT since the Special Force has been in training, quite a lot oli the local members have been promoted to non-commissioned officers. THAT certain well-known Upper Huttites nearly swam home from the' Exhibition the other night when their boats .collided. THAT the Provincial Hotel has put 'in a new device, that opens and shuts. THAT we understand the pro- prietress was the architect. -THAT wedding bells will be the order of the day during the Xmas season, there being" quite a lot of local citizens intending to tic the nuptial knots. THAT , the ~ Motor Camp at Maidstone Park' is now taking shape, N and quite a number of people are wondering what it is costing. THAT we can assure them its one of the cheapest jobs ever erected in Upper Hutt. THAT Councillor- Greig's re- presentations to the Power Board re discount days in Upper Hull were suc...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
NEW ZEALAND LABOUR PARTY UPPER HUTT BRANCH. The next meeting of the Branch will be held in the R.S.A. rooms, Station JSfcreet, Upper Hutt on WEDNES- DAY.NEXT, 6th December., :1939 at 8 p.m. Members,! please note 1 change of meeting night. Mr M. Moohan, Acting National Secretary of the N.Z. Labour Party has kindly' consented to address members, at this meeting. The address will commence at 8.30 Members having remits to forward for Conference consideration should bring same to the meeting. All members please make special effort to attend. 0/ J. PLUMMER, Hon. Secretary. THE UPPER HUTT DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW MAJESTIC THEATRE FRIDAY, Ist DECEMBER, 1939 TOMORROW The Show will be opened at 3 p.m. by Mrs. Knox G-ilmer . ADMISSION: Adults!/-. Children 6d.. Soldiers in Uniform Free. Exhibitors are requested to stage their exhibits not later than 10.20 a.m. on the day of the Show.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
Phone 258. Daily Deliveries. T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. BUTCHERS MAIN ROAD TJPPER HUTT." One Quality Only THE BEST.' DON'T FORGET HOME AND SCHOOL ASSOCIATION POPULAR DANCE EVERY, SATURDAY — RECORD HALL !/ 6 __' ADMISSION , — 1/6 TD? TOP ORCHESTRA. Silverstream Social Club DANCE EVERY SAT, NIGHT. GRAND DANCE Good Music. Good Supper. Excellent Orchestra. Bus leaves Upper, Hutt at 8 p.m. D. A. JACKSON, Hon.' Secretary. WAYSIDE CABARET, TRENTHAM. DANCE EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT. Norm. Croft's 7 New Century Dance Band Novelties — Good-. Prizes — Excellent Supper. SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE. GRAND DANCE IN THE SOCIAL HALL, SILVERSTREAM WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13th, 1939. Admission: Gents 2/-, Ladies 1/6. Bus leaves Upper Hutt P.O. 8 p.m. C. HANNIBAL, Hon. Sec. BE JUST—BEFORE YOU ARE . GENEROUS.
CRICKET. "C" GRADE WINS OUTRIGHT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
"C" GRADE WINS OUTRIGHT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT
. Last Saturday's games were marked by a general all-round im- provement by all three local teams. In the"A" Grade, S. Allen and J. Danby - saved their side in a sensational last wicket partnership which realised 70 runs. W. Beech ("C" ' Grade) was the most successful bowler, "capturing 9 wickets at \ small 'cost. - The "E" Grade, continued in: _ winning: vein, and scored another good win. .-.••- Best performances:—Batting :— F. Kurth ("C" Grade) 30, 'S. Allen ("A" Grade) 32, J. Wilson ("C" Grade) 30 not out, J. Danby ('" A" Grade) 27 not out, B. Com- eskey ("E" Grade) 25. ■ Bowling:—Beech X" C Grade) 6 for '17- and 3 for 26, J. Hay den ("E" Grade) 5 for 17. Details are as follows :— '■<>? "A" Grade.—Trafalgar ,Park, '." 190' for five wickets, declared (Thorn 51 not out, Wright 43, Barnes 39, Gwilliam 25), beat Upper Hutt, 137 (Allen 32, Danby 27 not out, Wellington 22). Bowl- ing for - Trafalgar Park, Williams t...
TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
"A" Grade.—Allen, Danby, Falloon, Francis, Keeble, Mc- Carthy, McKay, Murray, Welling- ton, Wilkinson, D. Wilson. <<C". Grade.—Beech, Baillie,: Coley, Harrington, Kurth, Mars- den, Newport,' Scott, Warner, W-lliams, J. Wilson. -.Reserves: Lorigan, Rendle, Purvis, Golding. "E" Grade.—Anderson, Ash- ford, B. Comeskey,. G. Comeskey, Connolly, Franz, Gibbons, Good- win, H/oey, Severn,. Hayden. Re- serves: Wale, Walker. .:: v.V;;. ■■'