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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
UPPER HUTT BASKETBALL. PRACTICE at the' Gym. on Mon- day, ;. 20th May, at 7.45 p.m. ' ■". Please be there. WANTED—Personinterested in •;. basketball, to coach Upper Hutt Girls' teams. ' Apply Miss - : Denevon. - WANTED—A Man to cut hedge Apply.-'X* Leader Office, DISTEICT BABY COMPETITION Silverstream Baby: — Janis >. R itzma. -■-.-.■ _ - Heretaunga '—Simon Crawford. Trentham ;—-Combined Friendly Society's:—Averil Campbell. .''";■; "'Upper-■•Hiitt-:-^-T6-'be ; -'clip"sen.-- - Support your district's . baby. Every penny a vote. Every vote assists a sick, wound- ed or disabled soldier.
f ROYAL EXCHANGE 1 I ASSURANCE | *► (Incorporated in England) x :* -'\ 'Specialises in J I ACCIDENT and | 1 SICKNESS i J INSURANCE. | I FARMERS— I I BUILDERS-- I ;E -all Master Workers I "■& ' ■'~7 eitquira for \ ± i- I |HUTT VALtiEY LANPi I AGENCY I I Agents Upper Hiitt.l I Eire & General | 3 Insurance business J I also transacted. ' |
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
The Silverstream Women's In- stitute met recently and enter- : tamed about thirty children at 1 - afternoon tea and games. The 1 weather was very wintry, but this I did not mar their enjoyment. Mrs. • I Taylor presided 7 and welcomed I those present including anew I member. ) It was announced that four par- cels had been sent in for the 7 "boys" abroad and at present our . I members are combining with the ['Patriotic Committee, making V clothes' for the children of Pin- -1 msh; refugees. '.'■'■ \ Members attended Trentham i Camp in full force to sew tabs on i uniforms for men of the Second I Echelon and while there it was S-:,t decided to help provide cushions J for the new 7 Church ,pf England 1 Hut and it is hoped to be able to J send forward 40 cushions this S wejek. A contribution of £1 was 5 gratefully received from Miss \ Maddever toward the cost of 8 materials. ij Mesdames Kitchen and Shadr, I bolt have been appointed members I of the Hut...
UPPER HUTT WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
UPPER HUTT WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
-.'.- The meeting of • the Upper Hutt Women -'s'lnstitute -which was held on May 7th, was very well attend- ed, Vice-President,,pre- siding. ;- ',■■; v .;■;.. v. ■■ v. Mrs. A.. Jones" was appointed President :iu place of. ; Mrs. Rout- ley, who resigned owing -to pres- sure of business. <.. .■Mrs.'V" : McGi:iLl and Mrs. Spencer... were elected members of the .Executive of the Hutt Valley Fed- eration.' 7 Mrs. "Jones read a report of the \ half-yearly council meeting and Miss Taylor and Mrs, Edwards made an appeal to members for help- for the Red Cross in their effort to for, patriotic purposes. 7, Mrs. \Bennett, Secretary of the -, Hutt Valley Federation, attended the meeting and ..spqke on Insti- tute activities with suggestions for a combined - group' entertain- ment in place of the usual Insti- tute Drama-Pestiyali The Circle which meets weekly to. knit comforts for soldiers con- tinues-to nourish and five 1 parcels were posted to the men ove...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
X '..-■'-' . j I POPULAR PRICE NIGHT. j J 8 p.m. FRIDAY FRIDAY 8 -pan. ! fi Thrilling Double Feature Programme. | | (1) BULLDOG DRUMMOND'S SECRET POLICE j fi JOHN HOV/ARD HEATHER ANGEL | 8 Bulldog Drummond returns in his latest and 8 $ most thrilling picture. ji 6 The World's most reckless band of crime busters— 8 |! their leader a master sleuth. Their assignment—to 9 H track down a killer that strikes and leaves no ,clue. fi 0 (2) BOY TROUBLE g \ ' WITH | | CHARLIE RUGGLES MARY BOLAND | | A screaming comedy of a couple of Tough Kids who B 0 decided to adopt some parents. § | 8 p.m. 2 p.m. SATURDAY 2 p.m. 8 p.m, I S 8 p.m. MONDAY 8 p.m. * \ fi . AT LAST'! ITS HERE,. 0 THE RAINS CAME x Starring 6 | TYRONE GEORGE H. B. 8 | POWER BRENT WARNER | 8 v 8 Weeks' continuous run at Wellington! \ |i That's the performance of fi | THE RAINS CAME I 0 From Louis Bromfleld's Great Novel of Tb-day. g ff A powerful and dramatic film of human emotions 8 0 at their peak and the mighty forces of nature...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
MAJESTIC 1 8 pjn. _ 8 p.m. j Popular Double Feature Programme. I (1) The Ever Popular Alice Faye ; V i Music, Mirth, Melody and Romance in one of the i most delightful musical comedies ever to grace the i.."''.•'-'■-'■"■ silver V (2) V- RALPH BELLAMY LNY-,:- ::■'.::'■ . * f THE CRIME OF DR; HALLETT" :: A gripping dramatic story ;pf a doctor's life^ ■ '...'■'■--.■'•-- greatest decision. UPPER HUTT BOROUGH COUNCIL PUBLIC "PETITION RE RAILWAY SERVICE ;-.'.--.■'•:■ In ordertofacilitate a better and faster-train service between Upper Hutt/and Wellington the Council desires the full support of residents of the Bbrough ana surround- ing and is making available a petition at the followmg places, to be signed by all regular users of the trkin service. ..'■'-.■'-.'.: Council Chambers, Upper Hutt. Bird's Store, Whakatiki St. Hazelwood & Co. Reid's Store, Wailaceville. A. & M. Thompson's Bookshop. = Peggies Store, Trentham. A. Birkett, Land Agent. . W. Frater, Ararino Road. .'Self-Help'...
WELLINGTON-PALMERSTON SERVICE AFFECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
WELLINGTON-PALMERSTON SERVICE AFFECTED.
Because of the necessity of .con- serving coal stocks and reducing consumption as much as possible, the Railways Department j: has de- cided to cancel a number of Sun- day passenger trains in different parts of .New Zealand. The ser- vices affected include. "trains be- tween Wellington and Palmerston North, and steam trains on the . Upper Hutt line. .";■ r It was stated in Wellington this week that the decision to cancel these trains would take effect im- mediately. No information could be- given as to when the restric- tions were likely to be lifted, but the measures adopted do not -ap- ply to express trains, railcarsj or electric services. In the';. Auckland district 18 local passenger trains which usual- ly run on Sundays have been .can- celled, and 12 services, principal- ly on the Manawatu line, have been deleted from Sunday sche- dules in the Wellington district. -'. As from next weekend the only , Sunday trains between Wellington ...
PLEA FOR BETTER DIET AMONG PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
PLEA FOR BETTER DIET AMONG PEOPLE.
Eighty to 90 per cent, of the re- cruits in the Army in New Zea-' : dental treatment and 50. per cent, require artificial den- tures,- said- Colonel T.iAr Hunter, former Director of the Division of Dental Hygiene of the Department of Health, at the opening of the. new Wellington Dental and Do- minion Training School £or Den- - tal Nurses. Colonel Hunter or- - ganised -the school dental service 20 years ago, and was the first -director of the division. He and several other, speakers; deplored the state of the teeth of New Zea- landers, and urged" .them to im- prove their diet. . Colonel Hunter .said :he .had watched the expansion of the ser- vice with feelings mixed with re- gret at th'e; necessity fpr.it. The food": of ■'... New..Zealanders7was at fault, and dental disease was larg- ely preventible. His. late friend, Sir Truby King,; had held that view also. Sir Truby King had led a crusade for ; - the health of ; • women and children. The sp...
CONDITIONS STUDIED THERE [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
CONDITIONS STUDIED THERE
Young farmers with the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force > in Egypt are maintaining their interest in their profession there by studying local conditions. About eighty of them have form- ed a club. Lieutenant-Colonel C. J. Pierce, Officer Commanding the Second Divisional Cavalry Regiment, has written to the Minister of Agricul- ~ ture (the Hon. W. Lee Martin) as follows,: "The members of Young Farmers' Clubs in my regiment have formed a club here, and got in touch with the Department of Agriculture, and recently they conducted us over their State farm in Cairo. They are arranging for us to visit the Royal Agricultural Show. The officials of the State farm, have been most helpful and courteous. /As I have several members of the New Zealand De- partment of Agriculture in my regiment it is also most valuable to them." "■■'■'.- "One of our chaps who was at Massey College, got into touch with the local Director of Indus-, trial Research, and we are ...
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
The Annual General Meeting of the above Club was held on Wed- x nesday', May Ist, the President, Mr. C. Hannibal presiding over.a large attendance of members. The Annual Report and Bal- ance-Sheet was presented which showed the Club's finances were in a healthy position. ..-••■- The Auditor congratulated the Treasurer on the able business- way the books had been kept dur- ing the year. Election of Officers. The following officers were elected for the ensuing' year :-— Patron, Mr. A. J. McCurdy; Presi- - dent. Mr. C. Hannibal'; Vice-Presi- dent, Mr. W. Duncan. Hon.: Secre- tary, Mr. D. A. Jackson, J.P.; Hon.-Treasurer, Mr. J. Andrews; Auditor, Mr. Godber; Committee, '.- Mesdames Ritzema, Richardson, Ferguson and Jackson, Messrs. E. W. Smyrk, H. Pearson, G. Hol- croft and C. Ferguson. The Committee expresses their sincere thanks to everyone who had in any way helped during the year; also appreciation of the splendid behaviour of soldier t friends attendin...
TOWN CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
Formal approval has been given , to the Council to include the Town Clock as a local Centennial Mem- orial, z The cost of the. clock will be, about £160- (half of which will be subsidised >by the Government Centennial Fund. The local subscriptions donated and promised amounts to £80. An order has been placed with Messrs. Little John & Sons, for a clock with a diameter of 3ft. 6in., but owing-to the War intervening, it will -probably be six months be- fore its arrival.
HOCKEY CLUB DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
HOCKEY CLUB DANCE.
Although the weather on Thurs- day night was not very encourag- ing for the Warriors' Hockey Dance, it was very pleasing to the committee to see a, large crowd at- tend. Throughout the night, Norm. Croft, who acted as Master; of <- Ceremonies, kept the dancers in good spirit. The Special Committee wish to thank the ladies who helped with.- the supper. Among the of dancers were many visitors from Lower Hutt and Petone, who. came with the bus. Those in attendance were "the President of 1 the Club, Mr. Wilms- hurst and Mrs. Wilmshurst, Mrs. J. Clarke, Mrs. T. Brown, Mrs. Dixon, Miss N. Connolly, I. Frater, ' M. O'Flaherty, A. Quinn, R. Den- ovan, N. Strickland, E. Clyde, N. Fleet, M. Flood, N. Garnett, S. Hayviee, J. Beard, A. McLean, J. Dawson, I. Jackson, E. Heald, E. Day, G. Keen, I. Smith, E. Gil- bert and S. Cleaver; Messrs. K. Gething, L. Clarke, J. Brown, R. Lorigan, R. Pearce; N. Wallis, T. Coomber, T. Cooke, D. Simones, E. Smith, J. Stevens, D. Stot...
WAIRARAPA PASSENGERS TRAVEL BY ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 May 1940
WAIRARAPA PASSENGERS TRAVEL BY ROAD.
■■'■- Because of an engine failure on the Rimutaka incline late on Tuesday' afternoon, passengers by the Woodville train, scheduled to reach Wellington- at 5.44 p.m., were transhipped to a fleet of . buses at Featherston and brought to Wellington by road. v Extra cars were added to the* train, at Woodville, and because of the trouble with a bridge south of Longburn, the Napier-Wellington express did not proceed beyond Woodville.7 This decision was. _. made to relieve the Manawatu line of as much traffic as possible while repairs' to the damaged bridge were being completed..' Passengers from Hawke's Bay joined the Wairarapa train at Woodville, but were 4 unable to complete the journey to Welling- ton by rail because of the break- down on the incline. Several buses which left Featherston between 7.35 and 8 p.m., brought them to Wellington. - -