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GIVEN AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
GIVEN AWAy! . . 'Henry,' said his wife, . 'who is Mabel?' , , 'Mabel,', replied the \liusband, ?'why— er — didn't I tell yoti? Mabel, my - dear, is the— er — the name of a horse I-: backed yesterday. It won. Here's a fiver for- you.' | , 'Henry,' his wife greeted him when he returned home that eyening, 'you know, the horse you backed yester day?' ? ' 'Yes.' - ? . ? 'Well, it's been ringing you up on the 'phone!' A woman advertised for a man to jvork in her garden. Two men applied for: the job. . While she was interview ing them she noticed that her mother was making signs to her to choose the smaller. ; ? ? , When the' women- were- alone,-' the ' daughter said: 'Why did -you signal me to choose the .little man, mother ?.- The other had a much better face.' 'Face! When you pick a' man to work-in your garden' you want ^to go by his trousers. If they're patched 'on the knees, -.you -want: him; i if r they're' patched Voiu'tlie seat, -'you don't:!' --'.'Sad about the disappearance of Pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
W. H. BEAUCHAMP & (P- P™. ltd. 129 MACQUARIE ST., HOBART Accredited representatives for / Messrs CONNOLLY SHAW Ltd. FRUIT BROKERS LONDON, LIVERPOOL, HULL, MANCHESTER, AVONMOUTH, GLASGOW, HAMBURG — Aug. Stier; ROTTERDAM — Algemeene Vruchten Import Co. Shipping No. 502 for a 1 Ports. I
NEW KNOWLEDGE OR GOLD? [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 5 April 1934
NEW KNOWLEDGE OR GOLD? Most people admit that it is good for the motor car to become better and its tyres to be cheaper and have a longer life.- It is also well for electrical sup- ' plies to become more general, more efficient, and less costly. It is even good for simple things like our pocket knives to be improved by research and become -better and cheaner. But - there are' still many who believe that .in the mundane things of life such as coal, cast iron,, bricks, and blankets, finality has bee'n reached, or nearly so. However, a survey of what has been done and of the knowledge avail able and not used makes it practically certain that there is no product of any kirid which cannot be improved in quality and produced more cheaply by properly conducted research. There is no limit to knowledge, and there* is no limit to technical progress. , If a country had to choose between newxknowledge and gold with which to fill its vaults, the wise . choice would undoubtedly new knowledge, for...
UPPER DERWENT THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
UPPEit DERWENT THE WEATHER. This district experienced a boun teous fall of rain during the , week end. The rain fell' very - steadily, and soaked well into the soil, and will do a lot of good. This is the first good rain, we have experienced : for many- months. Orchardists are busy .forwarding fruit to the wharves for shipment. FOOTBALL. Through the local football ground being needed for other purposes, the Upper Denvent football team .. find themselves without a ground. - A meeting of various committees ijn the district will be held this week to dis cuss the matter of a recreation ground. Messrs Terry and Penny allow free use to /be made of the show ground, which is their pro perty, .but the ground is not suitable at present for football, as it is low and not drained. . PERSONAL. Mr Mark Marshall, stationmaster of Macquarie Plains, is still critically ill in Hobart. . ? ? Mr and Mrs E. J. Williams, and Mr Max Williams, of Hobart, spent Easter with Mr and Mrs F. D. But ters, Bushy P...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Personal Mr Rich, headmaster ^ of the Ip swich (Queensland1) school, and his wife and daughter accompanied the party of teachers from the New Town state school that visited Franklin last Saturday: Mr Rich is on an ex tended holiday and' is employing the time by visiting schools in various parts of N.S.W., Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. He is. spend ing three weeks in Tasmania and was particularly pleased' with his visit to the Huon, which he described as the happiest day he had spent, since com mencing his tour. He spoke appre ciatively of the systern of visits by the children of one school to those of another and1 the splendid work of parents, associations .in facilitating such visits ' and their co-operation generally „ with the teachers in the work of the school. He thought this feature was very marked in Tasmania. ? ? Mr N. E. Heckscher, of Huonville, had the misfortune a few days ago to suffer from a poisoned arm. He had to receive treatment in hospital at Hobart, and ...
CONCERT ON ZEALANDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
CONCERT ON ZEALANDIA. Next Wednesday evening a concert and dance will be given on the Zea landia in aid of the Geeveston re creation ground. The great success that has attended functions of this kind' in the past should ensure a very large attendance on this occasion. A number of novel items are to be in troduced in the concert, and the music for the dance will be supplied by the Cygnet Joyspreaders' Or chestra.
Huon Municipality A SATISFACTORY POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Huon Municipality i A SATISFACTORY POSITION. During the year the Huon district has gone through a period of acute depression, probably the worst on re cord,, due chiefly to the collapse of the overseas market, with the result ing low prices for apples, which was also aggravated by the low prices re ceived, on the interstate market. Not withstanding these setbacks, however, we nave made two important pro gressive moves — the establishment of a town water supply for Franklin, and a new Town Hall for the district of Glen Huon. The former ? ? has proved a great boon to the residents of Franklin, and was installed at a time which was most opportune, as the summer jnst ended proved to be the driest, on record. -The' Glen Huon Hall is a commodious and up to-date structure, arid more in keep ing with this important part of our municipality, than was the old one, and the residents are to be congratu lated upon their courage and enter prise. .- ' The recent hush fire caused con siderable loss...
BRISBANE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
. .. BRISBANE MARKET. . Messrs' J. R. Livingston and Co., Fruit Exchange, Brisbane; report:— The market is firm. Jonathans, 2J in., 7J 21in., 8/;:Dukes, 5/ to 7/; Ciabs,. good sizes, 7/ to 9/; Cleos, 6/ to 8/1 Pears. — Coles, small, 7/ ; others, -8/ to. 10/; Clairgeaus, 6/ to ^ 8/; Supplies are light. The mar- . ket is expected to remain very firm.
Inter-School Sports NEW TOWN VISIT FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Inter-School Sports NEW TOWN VISIT FRANKLIN. Last Saturday about 50 children of the- New Town State School, in charge of the head master, Mr V. R. Long. and- three other members of the teaching staff, paid a visit to Franklin and engaged in friendly athletic contests. The events were under the direction of Mr A. B. Gaul, head master of the Franklin school and the visiting teachers, an'd they provided a most interesting pro gramme. Both schools had individual per formers of exceptional merit, the boys of the New Town school being generally .a little better than those of Franklin, while the Franklin . girls showed to better advantage than their visitors. A pleasing feature of the gather ing was the splendid sporting spirit displayed by all the children and the friendships formed were cemenlted by the generous hospitality of lady mem bers of the Franklin Parents' and Friends' Association, who enter tained all the visitors and local children to luncheon and afternoon tea, while ample su...
Fruit News SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Fruit News I SYDNEY MARKET. ?The' Sydney Selected Agents re port : — J onathans, 5/ to 7/; De licious, 5/ to 7/; special, 8/; Dukes, 4/ to. 5/; Tasmans Pride, 5/ to 6/; Cleos, .5/ to 7/; Crabs, 5/ to 8/. . Pears. — -Coles, .6/ to 8/ ; Nelis, 5/ to- ' / 7/ ; Packhams, 6/ to 7/. ' .
Anzac Sports ARRANGEMENTS WELL ADVANCED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Anzac Sports ARRANGEMENTS WELL AD / VANCED. The committee of the Huon sub branch R.S.S.I.L.A., that has charge of the arrangements for the annual Anzac sports at Franklin, met on Monday evening, when the secretary, Mr A. D. Tynan, reported that there was' very prospect of the 1934 meet ing establishing another record. The popularity of these sports has been one of the most remarkable incidents in the HUon in recent years, and can fairly be attributed to the splendid management on the part of the re turned men, and the whole-hearted co-operation of the teachers of the various schools. The public can look forward with confidence to the meet ing on. Wednesday, 25th inst., being .quite, in keeping with those which have preceded it, as practically the original committee of management is still .responsible for the carrying out of the big programme of events. It has been decided to instal a battery of loud speakers at suitable positions around the arena, so that the public and competitors ...
NEW NORFOLK RECREATION GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
NEW NORFOLK RECREATION GROUND. At yesterday's meeting of the New Norfolk Municipal Council, a letter was received from the football club, asking what steps the council were taking towards securing a recreation ground1 for the township. It was pointed out by the Warden that the council had previously declined the offer of the owner of Kensincrton Park racecourse, and that another committee appointed to consider the purchase of a ground for football only has not yet been -called together. It was decided to hold over discussion of the matter until' after the muni cipal election. ; . , 1
ESPERANCE ASSOCIATION. DOVER CLUB'S AVERAGES FOR SEASON. BATTING [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
ESPERANCE ASSOCIATION. DOVER CLUB'S AVERAGES FOR SEASON. ? BATTING - - ? Rns. Inn. Av. R. Butterworth . . 826 10 82.6 R. Upcher . . . . 535 10 53.5. W. Seabrook . . . 236 10 23.6 R. Francis .... 202 10 20.2 A. Riseley . . . . 181 -9 20.1. R. Johnson '. . .. 55 5 11.0 L. Balcombe ?. . . . 92 10 9.2 J. Watts .. .. . 99 11 9,0 ' D. Balcombe . .. 62 '9 6.8 W. Rapp ..... 49 9 ' ,5.4; A. Estcourt 1. .. 13 J 6 2.16 BOWLING. O. Rns. W. : Av. R. Butterworth . 90 275 33 8.3 R. Upcher .. . 99 408 46 \8;86 W. Seabrook . . 26 151 14 10.78 D. Balcombe .. 5 23 2- 11.50. A. Estcourt ... 8 54 4 13.50 R. Johnson . . . 17 125 9 .13.80' L. Balcombe . . . 9 53 3 17.60 A. Riseley .... 4 39 2 19.50 R. Francis .... 16 110 1 110.0 Wicketkeeping — J. Watts, caught 6, stumped 4. byes. 117.
Huonyille AMERICAN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Huonyille AMERICAN TEA. An American tea, in aid. of the Blind; Deaf and Dumb Institute,- was held in the. supper room of ' the Huonyille Town Hall on : Wednesday last. . . Mesdames' L. Fyle' and ' C.' Skinner were 'in charge of the stall, which' was well laden with donations of produce from various supporters. Twenty bridge players competed for prizes donated by Mrs T. A. Frank comb, the winners being Mrs R. W. ! Lawrence, of Franklin, and Mrs Lin nell, senr. Afternoon tea was served. In .spite 'of the fact' that the', at-, itertdance was not large, the very sat isfactory sum of £9 will be handed to the institution. The . following donations are gratefully acknow ledged: — Dr. and Miss Allester, 10/ ; Mrs Eaves, 5/ ; Miss Lorigley, 6/; Mr N. Newbon, 2/; Mr B. Davis, 2/ ; Mrs F. Longley, 2/; Mrs Baldwin, 1/; Mrs L. M. Cannell, 4/ ; Miss Duke, 1/6. ,
COMMUNITY SINGING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
COMMUNITY SINGING. Mr A. B. Gaul, headmaster of the' Franklin State School, is desirous of starting a weekly community singing class, and will hold the first meeting at St. John's school hall to-morrow (Friday) evening. Mr Gaul has had a considerable amount of experience in choir an»d choral work in other parts of Tasmania, and on finding so much talent among the children of the Franklin school, formed the opin ion that community singing would be a very popular pastime in the town ship. He therefore invites all in terested to attend the first practice to-morrow . evening. It is proposed to make a charge of a silver coin to pay for the rent of the room, etc;, and any surplus will be given to the school picture f unid. If the class succeeds as Mr Gaul hopes, it will be a big programme to be worked' up', including competitions in various sec tions of vocal exercises, and the pro ceeds of the entertainment donated to some 'local deserving object.
Municipal Elections NOMINATIONS CLOSED TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Municipal Elections NOMINATIONS CLOSED TO-DAY. Nominations for the seats ren dered1 vacant through effluxion of time in the various municipal coun cils of the district closed' to-day. In both the Huon and Cygnet muni cipalities considerable interest has been displayed for some time past in the prospect of an infusion of ..new blood in the councils. ' * ' At the meeting of the Huon Coun cil on Monday genuine regret was' expressed by every member of the council and the. officers, at the an nouncement by Cr. D. E. Ryan that he had decided- not to offer his ser vices again to'' the ratepayers. ' : He explained that practically all the big projects which he desired to see ac complished in. the district were now in operation — hydro-electric light and power throughout the muni cipality, a bitumen road from one end I of it to the other, creditable public halls in all the chief centres, a town water supply and fire brigade at Franklin, and other minor achieve ments. His only regret was that...
HYDRO-ELECTRIC SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
HYDRO-ELECTRIC SERVICE. At last Monday's -meeting of the Huon Municipal Council, Cr. C. White said attention should be drawn to the breakdowns that had been oc curring at Franklin lately, and the difficulty of getting in touch with the repairing staff. He thought a more satisfactory service would- be as sured if the Commission stationed, a qualified' repairer at each of the towns like Franklin, Geeveston, and Cygnet, instead of concentrating them all at Huonville., Cr. Ryan said he had been discussing the mat ter ?with the superintendent of the i line, and that officer pointed out thati while the Commission were glad of | any suggestions that might lead to | the improvement of the service, theyi were of the opinion that it was bet ter to have a staff of employees at one centre, as breakdowns usually required two or more men to repair them.- In any case the control of the Huon district was under review at the present time, and until ad justments were made in connection with the takin...
Motor Notes BEDFORD TRUCKS [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Motor Notes BEDFORD TRUCKS The Bedford' 30 cwt. chassis is- the | popular choice in most parts of the worldi for general utility transporta tion since it can carry a load of from 30 cwt. to 35 cwt. allowing a genei ous margin for body and cab weights. The useful peculiarity of this type of [chassis is that, while it can accom modate a big load in emergencies, it can go light economically. In strength and stamina the 30 cwt, is a typical Bedford. The heavy frame has „side members 3/16 of an inch thick, braced by five stout cross members. ' The heavy duty four forward speed gear box has an extra low bottom gear which gives double the pulling power . for rough going. Altogether it is a reliable and econ omical chassis that will give satis factory service on almost any kind' of work. 2-TON TYPE The two ton chassis has a full floating rear axle which, translated ir.ito .the user's ? terms, means that there is a tremendous margin - of strength for the most trying condi tions. This type of...
FIRE AT HUONVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
FIRE AT HUONVILLE. At an early hour last Thursday morning, Dr. F. J. Drake, when re turning . home ' from a visit to a patient, noticed smoke issuing from the-' blacksmith shop which was situ ated' on -the main road,'' Huonville, and which had been occupied by, -Mr F. B. Jones,, of Ranelagh. Con stable W;; Gough was notified .im mediately, but nothing could be done ?to arrest the flames^ and the build ing, and contents were entirely de stroyed. The shop was owned' by ?Mr Les. Oates, :of. Mountain River, and was uninsured, ? but £100 insur ance covered the . contents. . The cause of the fire is not known. On Tuesday afternoon a fire broke out in the residence of Mr Wm. Dow ling, Huonville,' and resulted in' the total destruction of the building and contents. There was no one in the house at the' time of the outbreak. Mrs Dowling had been called- to Kingston to attend her mother,: who. was ill, and Mr Dowling was away at work. Late-in 'the afternoon neigh bours noticed smoke issuing f...
Huon Council APRIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 12 April 1934
Huon Council APRIL MEETING The monthly meeting- of the Huon i Municipal Council was -aeld at the i council' chambers,' : ' Huonville, on I Monday; last. . '? Present : : Warden -G. I C. Frankcomb, - Crs. -A. G. Parsons, ! W. 'Jackson, ,D. E. E': in, J. Cord well, V. J. Skinner. G. ;ussell, H. G. Hay, C. White, J. S. i ? -ggs, J.' Up church, the council c Mr 'C. V. ! Davey . and Inspector D. Stubbings. The Tasmanian Licensed Vituallers Association wrote asking that the | council should request that at the i next -municipal - conference action ' should - be taken .towards having, tlie.j victims* of 'fatal accidents ' taken . -to, i country police, stations instead of-, hotels.— Agreed- to on the motion of Cr. V. J; Skinner. JUDBURY BRIDGE. : The Public Works department, re plying to: a communication re the J udbury ' bridge, stated ? that' the - as sistant engineer could: not - see where there ' was any cause of', alarm with regard to its ; condition-,' but ? that an other ' inspectio...