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NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
"A" Grade.—The 'A' Grade performed very well ir/ holding Trafalgar a first innings win, the bowling and fielding of the home team being very steady.
A. .McKay, who captained the team during i. Aliardyce 's ab- -.senee, is to be congratulated on ms sound., leadership. : The last wicket stand of Alien and Danby ~ was a creditable efiort, botfi players showing their best form. •■(J" tirade.—W. Beech's fine bowling paved the way for his .teams success against East- bourne. Tne fine fielding and team- spirit of the locals was the other decisive factor hi.-this match, and congratulations are extended to the players on their really splen- did win." J. Wilson and Kurth showed good form with tne bat. "E" Grade.—Again the local Learn emerged victorious. Hay- ■ den, Comeskey, Franz and Gib- bons all gave outstanding per-" lormances, whilst the remainder ol this enthusiastic young team worked like trojans to help, their side achieve victory. There isn't one slacker in the tea...
TRENTHAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
TRENTHAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
There was a good attendance at the November meeting which was presided over by Mrs: Kitchen: The Annual Flo wer> Show was held and the hall looked very bright and gay. .....'■. ~'"•-; The folio wing, are the prize-win- ners:— - ■'■■•' \ Mrs. Poole, marigolds; Mrs. Oliver, Iceland' poppies; Mrs. Johnston, polyanthus; Mrs. Oliv- er, wallflowers; Mrs. Lay, violas; Mrs. Oliver, float bowl; Mrs. Oliver, lady's spray; Mrs. Kitch- en, buttonhole; Mrs. McGrath, sweet peas; Mrs. Johnston, roses; IVlrs. Johnston, stocks; Mrs. Kitch- en, pansies; Mrs. Kitchen (6) flowering shrubs; Meg. Johnston (6) flowers; Mrs. Oliver, posy. Mrs. Oliver received /special prize- for most' points and also won the cup for best flower. Mrs. Cooper was Ist- with malt biscuits. ' ; •' The Trentham Silverstream Drama Circle entertained with a bright little, play, called Lucky Cinderella. The producer, Mrs. Taylor, and each member were presented with posies. Mrs. Oliver and McGrat...
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
A .most enjoyable s afternoon was held at the monthly meeting of the Sliverstream Women's In- stitute, over which Mrs. J. Tay- lor presided. The; Drama " Circle presented the play, -Lucky Cinderella, those. taking part being Mesdames Coley, Oliver, Eckersley, Price and Shadbolt. - Mrs. .Huse, who has recently re- turned from a trip to England and on the Continent, gave a very delightful talk on the highlights of the tour/ She was accorded a very hearty vote of thanks and presented with a spray, as also were members of the drama. There was keen competition in the flower section, the prizes being awarded as . follows:—Best Vase, Mrs. Smyrk; Decorated Bowl, Mrs: J. Taylor; Spray, Mrs. Cal- lingham. A pewter bread-board was won by Mrs. Price. The National Anthem brought the afternoon to a close.
SOLDIERS' CLUB AT TRENTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
SOLDIERS' CLUB AT TRENTHAM.
The Soldier's'Club at Howell's" Hall continues to be a popular rendezvous for members of the Special Force. On Sunday, evening last, the hall was practically, full and the Committee were kept busy enter- taining the boys. Mrs. Tweed at the piano, was in great demand, and kept- the dancing.; going, with the assistance of the Hon. Vincent : Ward;' M.L.C: '■■■ ; - It is no doubt the Committee does everything in their power to entertain, and the boys are very appreciative of it. Among the evening's . enjoys ■ merit were numbers given -by the Maori boys in Camp, which was well received. Congratulations to. the Commit- , tee who have given their Sunday evenings to entertaining the boys.
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE DANCE.
As advertised, the Silverstream- Fire Brigade are holding another dance on Wednesday, December 13th. These.dances which have become; very since inaug- v urated, are how being. eagerly •looked forwarded to. The last.- dance held by this Brigade saw patrons as far.away as .Lower Hutt and Eastbourne present. >' - The coming dance will- be the last held by the Brigade before Xmas, so make up your party and be present on the 13th.
UPPER HUTT MALE CHOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
UPPER HUTT MALE CHOIR.
Members performing at the concert were: — Ist Tenors: Messrs. N. Erridge, F. Jackson, A. R. Jones, A. J. Lusted,"A. E. Shadbolt, G. Simp-; _ soil; 2nd- Tenors: Messrs. D. Clyde, A. Edmunds, R,. Morley, ,H. T. Pelling; Ist Basses: Messrs. .: H. W. Chapman, W. Douglas, W. S.Keegan, A. Purser, R. R. Rus- sell,~ A. J. Harper; 2nd Basses: '; A. L. Bryant, Gellen, :C. M. More, O. Plummer, G. Wickr/ enden, I. Withel., . . - Assisting ladies:—lst Soprano: Mesdames A. Bryant, D. Clyde, N. Erridge, J. Griffiths, it: Moore, . L; Wildermoth, Miss H. Griffiths. \; 2nd Soprano: ,Mesdames C. Urquhart, R. Langdon, J. Morley, -. B. Stephenson, G. Wallis, Miss.M. .. Lowe. ■.-,;.' > Ist Contraltos: Mesdames M. Fenn, I. Withell, Miss P. Connol-, ly, Mis M. Mumby.. ■ ■ "'. 2nd Contraltos: Mesdames E. Marryatt,' W:/ Robinson', Misses - JE. Harris, L.Hirschorn, Miss M. Watson. St. Patrick's Colloge Orchestra (Silverstream) : Conductor, Fath- er . Feehy.—Violins,, N. Delaney...
MANGAROA GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
MANGAROA GUN CLUB.
The members of the Mangaroa Gun Club held their" monthly shoot on Saturday, Nov. 18th. The weather was favourable and the shooting 'showed great im- ; ~<provement. • Mr; G. Keys won the trophy '■-■ presented by- Mr. H. Alexander,: scoring 10 birds out of 12. Other scores were as follows :— Messrs. W. J. Keys, 9;-D. Sw4n- soii, 9; J. Alexander, 9; B. Rus- sell, 9; D, James, 7; H. Alexand- . er, 7; R/B. Martin, 7; R. Barker, 7; A. Martin, 6; A. Keys, 6; R. Mulherh, ,6. Mr. W., J. Keys was , again to the front, winning the sweepstake. The ladies very kindly served afternoon tea. V '.. .;.-■-■.. • .' .-. , ;: ■...•■
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
CHURCH NOTICES. i '■ ■ ■ '.. - ,'! CHURCH OF ENGLAND. ADVENT I. Trentham. —11 a.m., Service; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr.\ Snell). .' - ■ ..y. .'^ Upper Hutt.—B a.m., H.C; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr. Bryant). >, Silverstream. —9.30 a.m., H.C; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr. Mason). Akatarawa.- —7. p.m., Evensong (Vicar). Rev. N. E. WINHALL, ,• Vicar. •■ PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.. Upper Hutt.—ll a.m., Rev. J. C McCaw; 7 p.m., Supply. Trentham. —7 p.m., Communion Service, Rec. J. C. McCaw. Wallaceville.—2 p.m.. Rev. J. C McCaw. ..-;■' -■. "'; . ;| Silverstream.— -T p.m., Supply. GOSPEL HALL.- UPPER HUTT. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3rd. 2.30 School. 7 p.m.—Gospel Service. Speak- er, .Mr. A.- P. Crawford. Subject: "Knowing the Time." ISLINGTON STREET, . ' TRENTHAM. SUNDAY, DECEMBER'3rd. 7 p.m—A Gospel Service will: be held. Speaker, Mr. E. Whitehead, Evangelist. AH are given a hearty invita- tion to these meetings. METHODIST CHURCH, Corn- er Main Road and Benzie Avenue. Services each Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Minister...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
Playing! in the Hutt Valley the local teams were both successtul. The seniorß team. aeieateU. Eastern Hutt. on the Lastern courts bj 10 sets, 96 games to 6 sets, 76 games. The. XinrcLs, playing at Upper Hutt, de-: featedi Burnside by 13 sets, 87 games to 3 sets, 62 games. D etaii- ed : results; are as follows: Upper Hutt players mentioned hrst :-- ..'"< Senior B. Ladies' Singles:— M. o'Flaherty ' beat N. Kirkus 6— 3; A. Braid lost,to Mrs. Chit- tick 3—6 j N. Finlay beat W. Jen- kins 6—3j K. o'Flaherty lost to l. G-ittings. : ; Men ? s Singles.:—&. Neighbours beat W." Davis 9—o ; J. Hartley beat J. Darnell 9^4 ; C. H. Mc- Laren beat H. Flux 9—B; J. B. -Powell beat B. Hamer 9—3. Ladies 7 Doubles:—M. 0 'Fla- herty and A. Braid lost to N.- Kirkus and - Mrs. Ghittick 3—6 j :N. Finlay and K. o'Flaherty lost to I. (sittings and W. Jenkins ;l—6. ..; .. .; - Men's Doubles:—Hartley and Powell Davis and Darnell 9—7; Neighbours and McLaren beat Flux and Hamer 9—6. Combined ...
THIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
Ladies' Singles :—O. Jackson beat D. Futter J. Mac Far -" lane. beat M. Upton 6-—3; N. Ed- . wards beat Mrs. Ford 6—2; B. Wilton beat" B. McPherson 6—5. •Ladies' Doubles :--Jackson and MeFarlane beat Futter and Up- ton 6—4; Edwards and Wilton beat Mrs. Ford and Miss' McPher- son 6—4. Men's Singles:—R. Randell beat J. Hansen 6—4; R. Mcin- tosh beat E. Freeman 6—4; J. Carroll beat A. Davis 6—4; G. Hathaway-v beat W. McPherson 6—o. Men's Doubles:—Randell and Mcintosh beat Hansen and Free- man 6—5 h Carroll and Hathaway lost; to Davis and McPherson 4 6. Combined Doubles:—Randell and Miss Jackson Jost to Hansen and Miss Futter 3—6; Mcintosh and Miss : MeFarlane beat Free- ' man and Miss Upton 6—3; Car- roll and Miss Edwards beat Davis and Mrs. Ford 6—2; Hathaway and Miss Wilton lost to McPher- son and Miss McPherson 2—6
FIRST DAY COVERS. ENVELOPES FOR CENTENNIAL STAMPS [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
FIRST DAY COVERS.
ENVELOPES FOR CENTENNIAL STAMPS
• Printed with artistic views, six first-day covers, each containing an attractive and interesting book- let, will be available free at the Post Office from next Monday. The covers are to be issued in an- ticipatio.n of the Centennial Post- age Stamps which a"re to be is- sued on January 2nd. The. reason for issuing the en- velopes a month before the stamps are available to put "on them,; is to" give people ample time to address them/-ready for stamping and -posting on the first day that the stamps are. issued, thus relieving the Post Office of much additional . onerous work at what is always a very busy time of year. The public are expected oh this oc- casion to do their own servicing of .first-day covers, the Post Office"" undertaking- : only the First-day covers and post-marks are popular among stamp collec- tors, and"it is expected thaf many thousands of 'these official com- memorative covers will be posted on January...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
I POPULAR PRICE NIGHT | Popular Price Night | FRIDAY BP.M. FRIDAY 8 P.M. 1 Thrilling Double Feature Programme. I First— EDGAR WALLACE'S GREATEST 1 MYSTERY THRILLER J | THE GAUNT STRANGER 1 I WITH I & SONNIE HALE— WILFRED LAWSON I I LOUISE HENRY J | A mysterious killer at large with a wrong to avenge § | ... Scotland Yard defied .. . There's a laugh in every | g thrill that runs up and down your spine. g | Recommended for Adult Audiences. § I Second— SANDY POWELL § I IN 1 IV'E A HOR6E " | | Britain's finest Comedian in the finest film lie's even- 1 | made. Sandy at large on the Racecourse—He's a I § riot as a Bookmaker ... A sensation as racehorse B % owner—You'll- roil off your seat laughing; at ' 1 | ( TVE GOT A HORSE" % |__ Approved for Universal Exhibition. | ♦»♦ % oTV»,» % % 1.45 p.m. Grand Double Feature Matinee 1.45 p;m. § First— Sandy Powell in the Screaming Comedy | I /'I'VE GOT A HORSE" g g Second— Thrilling chapter of "Tim Tyler's Luck." | | Third "ROSE OF WASHINGTON S...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
MAJESTIC BP.M. SATURDAY 8 P.M. A Picture with a Terrific Punch! The Racket Busters WITH Humphrey Bogart — George Brent — Allen Jenkins Bootblacks to Bankers, no one is safe from' Gang- land's reign v of terror—"Millions for Defence but not one penny more for tribute" is a great Nation's answer to the rats who live on terrorism and violence Excellent Supporting Programme. . v -.. Recommended for Adult Audiences.
MILITARY RESERVE. EX-SOLDIERS PARADE TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
EX-SOLDIERS PARADE TO-NIGHT.
This, evening, the Wellington Group of National . Military Re- serve, Class 11. (returned soldiers and ex-regulars)-, will be review- ed and addressed by the Minister of Defence. The men will parade in mufti and soft felt hats wearing arm- lets and medals, the parade being in charge of Lieut.-Colonel D. Dobson, Officer Commanding the ■Wellington Group of the National Military Reserve. Approximately 600 men will be on parade, ~ and, headed by bands, will march past the Wellington War Memorial, where the Minister will take the salute, and from there proceed through the city via Lambton" Quay, Willis Stivet, Mercer Street to.Harris Street, where Mr. Jones will .address the. parade. This will be one of the few oc- casions on which the people of Wellington will have an oppor- tunity of seeing the whole of the National -Military Reserve, Well- ington Group, ,bn parade at one time, and it is expected that there will be a large numb...
R.S.A. ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
R.S .A. ROOMS.
The hostesses at the R.S.A. Rooms throughout the week-end entertained quite a number of sol- diers, - where games, music and dancing were provided. - Miss Connolly assisted the Com- mittee on Friday .evening by acting as-pianist. The boys were in their element, getting around the : piano and singing their" fav- ourite tunes. Mesdames Streeter and Thompson acted as hostesses for the evening. Among the visitors entertained were the , Mayor of Upper Hutt (Mr. J:~Blewman), and the Presi- dent of the local R.S.A. On Sunday afternoon and even- ing, the rooms were again .opened and were well patronised by the boys. The hostesses were the Mayoress (Mrs. Blewman), Mesdames Carv- er, Glover and Reilly, Misses Mc- Bride and Keys. On' Friday evening next, the Women's Division of the Farm- ers' Union will be the hostesses.
BOROUGH COUNCIL. COMMITTEE REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 30 November 1939
The following recommendations from the Works Committee (Councillor Rendle, Chairman) were approved by the Council: - ' Tar Sealing Streets.—The Com- mittee recommends that certain areas be inspected with a view to hard surfacing and abating the dust nuisance. Some of the areas to be inspected are Silverstream Railway Crossing, Wallaeeville Shop area and corner of Brown and Wilson streets. When the areas have been decided upon it is recommended that prices be ob- tained fro;n Messrs. Y. A. Draper & Co. and-Belwood. Products. Purchase of Footpath ,Roller — Wellington City Council.—That the Town Clerk write to the Well- ington City Council- and ask that the Council be given the, oppor- tunity to purchase one of its foot- path -rollers as it understands it is desired to dispose of one of these plants at the end of the financial year. Concreting of Footpaths.—That the Council authorise the inser- tion of an advertisement in the local pa...