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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
'^ZOUNG Man wants Work, able to do anything; willing, to go any- , where. R. A-.' Ball, Lachlan Road, New Norfolk. ALEX EYLE & SONS CIRCLE STREET, NEW NORFOLK 'Phone 29. - CONTRACTORS,. BUILDERS, * JOINERS AND UNDERTAKERS. All Joinery by up-to-date Machinery; Stocks, carried of all Building Materials. FOR THE BEST QUALITY MEAT Procure Your Christmas Joints from,., ' J. B. BROWN, THB! QUALITY BUTCHER,, High Street. New Norfolk: ? FOR4 Reliable: Repairs .? In Coach and Motor Body . Work, 1 :. Se,e ' ? ( . i ' CANNELL'Sr / .Charles. Street, New Norfolk InexpensiyeGifts, For everyone may be secured right ini your ? own .District, at the DERWENT. PHARMACY; Perfumes, Bath Salts, Cosmetics and ? , Soaps for the Ladies. s Shaving Sets, Hair, Brushes, Bril liantine, and1 'Shaving Bowls, etc., for the Men. L. C; JOLIFEE. LADIES! If your. Hair requires attention in . readiness for the ' j HOLIDAY; FESTIVITIES, Call on MISS O'CONNOR, HIGH STREET, NEW NORFOLK. WILLIAMS'S Motor Service. L...
Magra SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Magra SCHOOL CONCERT. The Magra State School's annual concert and distribution of prizes drew; a crowded house at the Magra' flail on Thursday, 11th inst., when the head teacher, Mrs E. Buddon; and. assistant Miss D. Shone staged an operetta; ^'Christmas Eve at Mother Hubbard's.*' The charac ters-Were taken as follows : — Mother Hubbart, Nita Triffitt; Santa Claus, Carson Ransley; 'Mistress Mary, Nellie Triffitt; Simple Simon, Clyde Kelly; Bo Peep, Billy Hardwick; Boy Blue, Harry Morey; Miss Muffit, Nancy Maddox;- Red Riding, Hood, Nita Harros; School Girl, Freda Burn; School boys, Ken Young; and Eric Rainbird. The acting, singing and enunciar tion reflected much credit on the , teacher. ~ The Christmas tree' added; to the decorations of the stage, and was furnished' by Mr L. M; Shoo bridge, M.L.C., and each of the 40: children .received, in addition, 6d; from a donation- by Mr and Mrs A. J. , Reid, Sydney; Cr. H. S. Shone, on being asked to: present the prizes^ referred to the, hig...
COTTAGE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
' COTTAGE HOSPITAL. The Cottage Hospital Committee: met last1 Wednesday at the. council) Chambers. There were present the! Warden: (Mr T. Andrews), the coun-. cil clerk (Mr L. Av Voight), Messrs J. F. Lee, H. S. Shone, Abbott; P. J.: Vjianam, ana u. iviameson; ivirs w.; R. Hill and Miss C. Oberlin-Harris. The financial statmenti by the sec retary (Mr-'L. A. Voight), showed! the debit balance for November to: be £42. - Various gifts were, acknowledged,' and the matron wished' especially to ; thank the members of Toe H for work done during' Saturday- after-, noons; ' There was :a discussion re resigna tions and appointments being made by the matron. Cr. Matheson t ? moved,, and . Cr. J Pidgeon seconded — 'That changes i should be referred to the committee, and that when vacancies occur, ? they should be applied' for, to give - local applicants an opportunity that an, employee should' not be in a position, to appoint another employee, and that the matron be instructed , to in form the ...
MR JAMES McLaren. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
MR JAMES McLAREN. Yachtsmen ' of Southern Tasmania have lost an ardent supporter of the sport1 in the late James McLaren, of Shipwrights Point, whose death oc ?curred with tragic . suddenness while he was on a ? holiday* trip to Hobart 'last Saturday. - He was staying with his niece, Mrs Donald, and col 'lapsed at about 8 p.m. when resting in the house. Dr. Goddard found that death was due to a heart com plaint, from which deceased had been suffering for a long time past. Deceased was born at ' Shipwrights Point 65 years ago, . when shipbuild ing was at its peak in the. Huon. His father, the late James McLaren, was a shipbuilder of high repute, and- it was no doubt due to his influence that his sons and grandsons ex hibited such interest in yachting and water sports 'Jim,' as he was known to everyone in the district, ? spent the early part of his life on ketches trading .between the Huon and Hobart, but like . many, others, got lured away to the West Coast in the nineties to try his...
MISS MARTHA FULTON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
MISS MARTHA FULTON. A very sad incident occurred at the picnic held at Shipwrights Point yesterday, under the auspices of the Franklin State School Parents' As sociation. The ladies who were the children's hostesses, decided to en gage' in r a 50-yards' race, among :them being Miss Fulton, and who nas-Deen one 01 cne ioremosi neipers in the various functions organised by the association in aid of the school requisites. The race. had just4ended when1 Miss Fulton was seen to fall. For a moment it was thought she had 1 simply tripped, but as she did not rise up again, those near by ran. to her assistance. To 'their consterna tion they- realised that Miss Fulton had collapsed, and all efforts to re store her breathing proved of no avail. Dr. Lawrence was sum moned, but found that a heart af fection, which had been accentuated by the exertion of running, had proved fatal. Deceased was 43 years of age, and had since her mother's death, ten years ago, been housekeeper for her younger broth...
MRS A. STRANG. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
MRS A. STRANG. Residents of Franklin got a pain ful surprise yesterday when they heard of- the death of Mrs Strang, who has been a resident of the town ship for the past 40 years. On the death of her husband. Mr Archibald Strang, in January, 1928, Mrs Strang took over the control of the business which had for the previous 34 years been conducted by Mr Strang. Al though she had not been in robust health for the past year or so, Mrs Strang hadi been able to attend to household and business activities. Shortly before noon yesterday sh« left the shop to rest in the adjoining sitting-room, and read the morning paper, as has been her custom. When her son, Mr D. Strang, went into the 100m a few moments afterwards he found his mother had collapsed. The doctor was immediately summoned, but on his arrival found life extinct, the cause of death being a heart affection, for which she had been under treatment for some time past. Deceased leaves a family of three sons (Messrs D. and W. Strang, of...
Obituary MR BERNARD McGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Obituary MR BERNARD McGARRY. Many sincere expressions of sor row were made ab the news of the death of Mr Bernard McGarry, who died in hospital at . Hobart last Fri day. Deceased was a native of Franklin, being the; eldest son of Mrs and the late Martin McGarry. He and hie brother, Mr Mat. McGarry were- orchardists, having a property on Jackson's road. Both of them have for .many years past been prom inent members of the local football and cricket clubs, and they enjoyed the reputation of being thoroughly good sportsmen. Mr B. McGarry retired from football a few years ago, but he continued to play cricket until -the end of last Sfcason, being one of the most capable wicket keepers in the Huon, and a batsman of more than average ability. It was anticipated that he would be playing, again this season, but he developed a severe form of indiges tion, and' though there were periods of relief from the dsitressing com plaint, he continued to weaken. He went to hospital a few weeks ago, but...
Federal Grant INADEQUATE FOR APPLE GROWERS. SENATOR J. B. HAYES PROTESTS [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Federal Grant INADEQUATE FOR ; APPLE' GROWERS. i ? ; ? j senator j. b. hayes Protests I Speakingvin the.S.enati: jn the pror rposal of the. Federal Go* rnment to ! provide £125,000 for ,tk | assistance of fruitgrowers, Senator! I B.'. Hayes said: — , i j The only fault. I have V p find, with it is,, that the\ £125,000- to Be provided, of which Tasinariia is to get £03,000, is tntsillv ififiHemia+.n. Othel honor able ^senators- have mentioned that the gross return for ;the last, season's export , fruit was 1/8 a bushel case. That is not nearly . adequate, and, in any case, I do' not. .think that they received anything like 1/8 clear. Senator.- Brown, described the iridus tiy as uneconomic. I remind him that Tasmania has been exporting fruit for .30 or .40 years, that the in dustry was established without the aid of tariffs or bounties, and, that, until this year, it had , never been given any assistance. The. higher costs in allied., industries, such as sawmilling and transport, due ...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Personal The engagement, is announced of Kathleen, only daughter of the late E. R. Shield1 and Mrs Shield , of 'Glenbrook,' Glen Huon, and Harold .second' soro of Mr and Mrs C. Han son, .of Nubcena, Tasman's Peninsula On tho 29th inst. a complimen tary social is to be tendered by the cricket club and residents generally of Southport to Miss Nellie Hay, who is to be married shortly, and will make her future home at Queens-, town. ' Mi; F. A. Close, who spent - his school days at Franklin, and has been headmaster of the Burnie High school since the resignation of Mr H. T. Glover two and a half years ago, yesterday received notification of his transfer to Launceston. He will succeed Mr C«. J. McLeod as. head master of the Launceston Technical School, Mr McLeod having been transferred to the S'cottsdsile High School. ?; 'i Miss Nancy IT. McPhee, daughter of the Premier (Mr J. C. McPhee), has completed ; her examinations, and will be admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Laws at the next...
British Fruit Market PROPOSED REGULATION OF IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
British Fruit Market ? — **? ? j PROPOSED REGULATION OF I ? - IMPORTS. I - ?.?. - . ? ? i ? At a council meeting of the Na tional Fanners' Union, held in Lon don-last ..month, consideration was agaiVi . given by- t:he-. Fruit, : Vegetable and 'Flowers Committee to. the grave ? effect.? on the home-grown apple' in ! J ? i iL.'» i-T ? t, ? 4.1, « uuoiry ?.uiib ytjew tmuugu tiic u\s-x\y importations and the irregular mar keting of imports of Australian, New Zealand arid Tasmanian apples. The commjttee agreed 'that the chaos and aron^ial depreciation created Jiv the applfe . industry in Great Britain dur- , ing 1933,.jJ?rticularly in the. months of ,Tuly- and ? August,! through. the /in- discriminate placing on the markets of large 'quantities ^ of apples im ported from Australia, New Zealand, and j Tasmania, is indicative - that some regulation of these . imports is imperative. i
School Concert PRESENTATION TO MR V. R. LONG. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
School Concert PRESENTATION TO MR V. R. LONG. A very large audience was present at the Franklin Town Hall last Thursday evening, when the scholars of the Franklin State School ' gave their - annual concert./- The pro gramme was a most am'bitious and attractive one, and its -presentation refiected credit, equally'- on- the teach nvc n'nM TV, r. t; prettily set. for the occasion, and -pvc ihe children every opportunity to give their nuinhcrs under pleasing conditions. In a programme that was full of nlei it. from -start'- to finish it would be difficult to say which item was the most successful. The chorus singing was i clear, harmon ious, and with excellent enunciation. The audience was reluctant to allow many of the items to go by without encores, but the management had not provided for these in the ar rangement of the programme, : _ so none were given. The dramatisation act of the infants was a revelation of the intelligence - of such: young performeis in interpretation by action o...
Fruit Board INDUSTRY PROBLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
i Fruit Board INDUSTRY PROBLEMS. At last week's meeting of the . State Fruit Advisory Board the; fol- ' lowing resolutions were arrived at:— That the Minister for Agriculture (Mr Wardlaw) be asked to investi- . gate 'the possibility of appointing additional travelling shed inspectors with a view to improving the stand ard of- fruit packed.': ... That immediate steps be - taken to J ai'-ra-nge a conxerence between tne j Fruit Advisory Board and the ship ping. committee, with a view to dis cussing, matters connected . with the industry. 1 That Mr H. A Court be nomi- ; r)ated to attend th. conference, as the growers' delegate at the Empire j Producrs' ' Conference in London ) nextv. month. ' . ? j ?;. % SPACE ALLOTMENTS. | ! :The Chairman said' it was in correct that the Apple and Pear Export Council at its recent con ference had agreed that during the latter part of February the space al lotment in Northern Tasmania should be limited' to 30,000 cases. He stated that no limitation had ...
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR JOHN EVANS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR JOHN EVANS. It is given to. few men to see so much of the world as Sir .John Evans, K.B., C.M.G., at present - and for niany years past the senior mem ber for Franklin in the. House . of Assembly, and1 fewer still possess the ability and get the opportunity to pass through so many phases, of the industrial and political lite as are. to the credit of Sir John. It was a happy thought therefore that prompted the suggestion that he should, while still able to fulfil with credit to himself and his country, the numerous' activities of his. daily routine, make a ' permanent record of his life, not for personal glorifica tion, but as an incentive to present and future generations to lead- simi lar-useful and successful lives. Though a resident of Hobart for the greater part of his life, Sir John- is probably as well known in . the Huon as in his adopted/ city, owing to the fact' that his management of con siderable; shipping business, and his political -activities' for ...
FLOUR TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
,? . FLOUR TAX. . The Deputy Commissioner of Taxation desires to invite attention to the fact that' persons expecting to hold stocks pf flour, on 30thi June, 1934, on which -tax has-been paid at the time of purchase, cannot obtain the refund of tax provided by law unless -they have lodged returns, cov ering stocks on hand on 4th De cember, 1933. . If no stocks 'were held , on 4th December, 1933, 'nil' returns rilust be lodged.
WHAT LOW-PRICED FRUIT MEANS TO TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
WHAT LOW-PRICED FRUIT MEANS TO TASMANIA. Some idea of the effect of the low prices on Tasmanian trade is re flected by .the figures given last .week relating to ,, the transactions of ' the Launceston Marine Board. It was stated that .for the year .1931-32 the exports from the Tamar were valued at (£1,932,331, whereas for the year 1932-33 the value was only £1,017, 150. The. . reduction was -said to be largely , attributable to the low prices that were realised for the 500,000 cases of fruit shipped from Beauty Point this year.
Police Court DOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Police Court DOVER. In the Dover Police Court on Wednesday, before Messrs WO Jack son and J;: Bell, Js.P., Inspector . P. Grant prosecuting, ' ?Eric Dale was charged swith- hayT ing, between October 13 and 16 stolen- from, the, New Dover . Hotel 13 sheets of galvanised iron and' one bag' of cement. ^ , Defendant -pleaded nut. ? guiny. ? - , Claude Bucirde identified the miss ing.; articles (produced) as his pro perty.-, : ?: : Willi'.Vm, Hyatt stated that he had scon defendant tsk? several pieces of iron from a stnek, in the hotel yard, together with a bag of Port land cement, and place the goods, in a, lorry. . , ' Tiooper Aylett stated that he had interviewed defendant, who in a statement had admitted! having taken five sheets of iron and the cement.. Witness had discovered the missing, articles planted, in the bush in: the vicinity of defendant's house. Later the missing property had been removed to the police station. » Defendant ini evidence admitted haying taken five , sheets ...
CHRISTMAS CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
? CHRISTMAS CONCERT. -.For some years it lias been the . practice to hold a . Christmas con-' cert at the, Methodist Church,: Frank lin^, and this, is: again being done on slightly, altered lines. : The concert will. be held, after service hours; at 8.3 0 . P.m. , on Sundav. and- mp.nibRrs of all denominations : (or none): are heartily.. -. invited . to ? aWerid; iv ' - Gifted artists, locally and from Hobart, have 1 promised to , assist, and a collection is being taken on- behalf of l'escue .work among babies in Melbourne, j Since Christmas time is a children's festival particularly, this effort may: well be, patronised, both . for enjoy 'ment and for the service of humanity