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RED CROSS SPECIAL APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
RED CROSS SPECIAL APPEAL.
The Red Cross Special Appeal for funds for the Sick, Wound- ed and Distress Fund, commenced on May 12th, and was opened .by appropriate references to it in the various churches. . A parade of V.A.D.'s attended the services' at the Methodist Church in the even- ing- Previously, a meetiaig presided overyby the Mayor, Mr. Blewman, and attended by representatives of organisations in the dis- trict, ~ was held and suggestions for the raising of the money were received. Various committees were set up to organise and run the functions. The following were decided on: Raffle fur coat and house to house canvas convened by Mrs. Black- ley ; Street Day, by Red Cross 7 Committee; Dance by Mrs. Gibbs; Baby Competition by Mr. A. Craig* Children's Party by Nurse Little; Concert by Miss G. White- man; Golf Afternoon by Mrs. T. A. Hunter and,, Mrs. V. Ward; Copper Trail in schools by Mrs. Hannibal. In addition to these y other functions were arranged later. A Bridge Ev...
MOSQUITOES SPREAD FOWL POX [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
MOSQUITOES SPREAD FOWL POX
It is a well known fact that the problem of fowl pox icontrbl is ex- ceedingly difficult in districts where mosquitoes are very numerous be- cause they spread the diseases. In the Hawaiian Islands, for example, poultry keepers have to rear their chicks in mosquito-proof pens, and - • the Vaccination of day-old chicks i 3 freely practised as a preventive mea- sure. v .-■'"■'■
REPORT OF DISTRICT NURSE. VISITATIONS DURING MONTH OF JUNE, 1940, [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
REPORT OF DISTRICT NURSE.
VISITATIONS DURING MONTH OF JUNE, 1940,
In a general talk with our Hos- pital Board Representative (Mr. J. Purvis) regarding* the work of our District Nurse (Miss A. Poul- 7son) stationed here in "Upper Hutt, he informs me that.Miss Poulson, in her visitations to the homes of patients, has "travelled 490 miles around this district during this month, visiting 66 homes, attendance 296 visits, also 59 callers at the Nurse's Room, , with 97 attendance, a totalffor"*r r "* the month of 393. This does not include the casual, advice and talks that mothers have with the nurse regarding the general wel- fare of their home and children. The nurse does wonderful work amoiig the sick and needy, and is ever ready to give her advice wherever required, states Mr. Purvis. It is; wonderful the dif- ferent ailments she has to give ad- vice on. This is some of them:-- Carcinoma, 1; absesses, 5; boils, 2; burns, 2; gastric conditions, 7; Osteomyelitis, 3; T. 8., 7;...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
CHURCH NOTICES. METHODIST CHURCH: (Benzie Avenue) Morning at 11.—The Joy of the Lord. Preacher: Rev. A. H. Ivory. Evening at 7.—Mr. J. Y. Bur- ton, M.A. THE SALVATION ARMY. (Main Road.) Thirteenth Anniversary servic- es to be conducted by Colonel Burton, of Wellington. 11 a.m.—Holiness; 2 p.m., Sub- ject: "Fifty Years in the Salva- tion Army." 7 p.m., Salvation. , Special music and singing. Everybody welcome. Monday, 8 p.m.—Programme by Petone'Artists. : Supper provided. Tickets: 1/-. Children 6d. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Upper Hutt.—ll aim., Rev. J. 0. McCaw* 7 p.m., Sargent F. Mc- Laren. Wallaceville.— 2 p.m., Rev. J. C. McCaw. / ■■■'.■■ 7 Trentham.—7 p.m.., Rev. J. C. McCaw. Silverstream.—7 p.m., Supply. UPPER HUTT GOSPEL HALL. . SUNDA,Y, JULY 7th. 2.30 p.m.—Sunday School.: .- -7 p.m.—Bright Gospel Service. Speaker: Mr. R. G. Nairn.. Sub- ject: "The Nations at Their Final Trial." 7 -.- . A stirring message oh future events. " Come and bring your'friends. .
HOCKEY UPPER HUTT WARRIORS' HOCKEY CLUB. JUNIORS 0. v: TECHNICAL 1. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
UPPER HUTT WARRIORS' HOCKEY CLUB.
JUNIORS 0. v: TECHNICAL 1.
Both teams fielded short teams, but Warriors had the advantage territorially throughout the game.. Failure to get their shots quick- ly . when in the circle cost tHem
the game. Once the attack is ear-, ried into the opponent's circle, the quicker a goal- shot is made the better, as any delay action enables an opponent to/block the attempt. This slight hesitation on the part of the centre-forward was espe- cially noticeable and was time and again blocked when in front of an open goal. Technical did not have a goalie: . At half-time, there was no score either way. - The 'second half was much the same as -the Tfirst, Thompson, the -goalie,, moving up into a back position, played a solid game, Faulkner and Hill, halves, were, very prominent. The only goal scored was by Technical (1) in the last minutes of the game, and wab most d&cidedly scored from offside. •
THIRDS 0 v. WESLEY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
THIRDS 0 v. WESLEY 1.
Here again both teams fielded one man short and Warriors had their fair share of the game. Fail- ure of the forwards to make the most of the opportunities offered, and. hesitation in the circle was also noticeable in this team. A tendency to over-hit was also re- sponsible for the breaking up of several good movements. There was no score at half-time. The second spell saw both strive even harder to secure a goal, and the ; game quicken accordingly. Stew- art played a solid game at back, and drove back many a dangerous - attack. M.,Pearce, plays a good / stick, and can always be relied on to give a good account of himself;" at left-half. Frater, left-inner ? broke... through several times. • failing to score through hesitation in the circle. Trappitt, in goal, : was very sound, and the.goal thaty beat him came off Warrior's- own>, : back, who was just in front eof $he X goalie blocking his view. Here 7 again the Warriors lost out in the. last two minute...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
| 8 p.m.: POPULAR PRICE NIGHT 8 p.m. | | 8 p.m. FRIDAY FRIDAY, 8 p.m. fl- fl Thrilling: Double Feature Programme. | 0 (1) The Saint again in his Latest and most \ \ . Breathtaking Adventures | I The Saint Strikes Back I fl ,'y''■'.."-', ~;■■ Starring ' S fi &EORGE SANDERS — WENDY BARRIE I 9- A lone avenger stalking the world on the scent of \ g crimes that Justice couldn't reach—The most hiint- \ 0 ed, haunting-mysterious figure in Police records— 8 0 and women's diaries! - 8 HOUSE" I 1 A mighty Prison in Rebellion^—and : Hell breaks 2". loose as a mad mob attempts to gain liberty/ 6 | 2 p.m. 8 p.m. SATURDAY 8 p.m. 2 p.m: | I 8 p.m. ; MONDAY 8 p.m.- | By DIRECf FROM' ST. JAMES THEATRE | I; y GEQRGE FORMB ,'. -1 I How You will Laugh at the antics | I of this popular comedian | 0 Recommended for Adult Audiences. x 1 8 p.m. y . WEDNESDAY 8 p.m. | .|; ;V c . I I ! Hotel For Women j §: Starring % fl Linda, Darnell — Ann Sothern— John Halliday. | fl -A' n room—and a man on every miild...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
Bp.m. SATURDAY &p;m. Popular Double Feature' Return Season ; ■'(1). ROLAND YOUNG JOAN BENNETT in / TOPPER M .';■■ ■;' :■:,,■/ '..:-■ .: V.- ■■■ " SWORN EPsi EMV / ■ - ■ -- _ ' •I-■■ 7 - . ■ . ' . UPPER HUTT BOROUGH COUNCIL. -OFFER TO TAKE CHILDREN FROM GREAT BRITAIN. • Offers are invited from residents of ; the Borough of Upper Hutt and District for the phrpose of pit'ering Hospitality, and-if necessary, permanent adoption to British children. A petition to the jGrbverninent to make arrangements for the transfer of 25,000 British children, as soon as can ; be arranged, is available for signature, at the. Council Offices. ': ' ; J. BLEWMAN, Mayor, ' jr.£atr*- Jtt' jr jtmr f s-'jmr l *" a* joar * *mr a* * jmr jf .*v 'a'awi
FOR SALE ■Section £45, Deposit £10. TRENTHAM.—Good Level Sec- tions, close to Station, 63 x 90, 50 x 150. Deposit £10. Balance £1 per month, ' TRENTHAM.—Six rooms, yjr-acre Section, h.&e. water, inside w.c, garage, in :first-clas§ order. Price £925. De...
FOOD AND WHISKY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
FOOD AND WHISKY.
I%e British Ministry of ; Food nas decided to curtail the production of whisky and divert the baMey so used to the feeding of Barley supplies to brewers will continue at last year's levels, bust whisky dis- tillers will be cut down to one-third of their last season's quota. It is felt that the grain saved-by his ar- rangement will 'relieve the livestock foodstuffs shortage, which *fc present is causing concern in many, quarters.
EGG SHORTAGE IN BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
EGG SHORTAGE IN BRITAIN.
In view af the inevitable shortage of eggs in Great' Britain during next winter the Ministry of Food is en- couraging housewives to • preserve eggs for domestic, use. Under the War Regulations it was made 'an, of- fence for anyoa© to buy more than a week's supply of food. This re- striction has been removed in regards to eggs purchased foff the purpose-of being preserved for household use.
BREEDS AND FEED. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
BREEDS AND FEED.
According to records kept at the New Jersey (U.S.A.) Egg-laying Con- test it was found that the following breeds ate the undermentioned am- ounts of food per head in twelve months: White Leghorns, 761bs; Ply- mouth Rocks, 901bs; .Rhode Island Reds, 87lbs; Wiyandot'tes, 801bs.
B.W.D. IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
B.W.D. IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
A 'report issued by the Department of Agriculture in British Columbia in regard to officially approved poul- try breeding flocks furnishes proof of the efficacy of blood testing, for Bacilliary White Diarrhoea. In 19 35 the number of flocks approved was 117; the number of birds tested 42,074 and the percentage of re- actors 6709. For the year 19 39-40 the figures were: Number of flocks approved 194; number of birds test- ed, Tl-5,543; per centage of reactors. 1.84. '
GOLDEN AUSTRALORPS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
According to. an Australian paper a new variety, known as the Golden Aust'ralorp, has been developed by Mr. C. Kidd, specimens of which will be exhibited at the Brisbane (Queensland) show in the coming season. These birds are said to be typica.l Australorps. As each State in Australia has its own Aust'ralorp standard, no two alike, there is "no- thing" very precise, about the term "typical Australorp."
PLUCKING BY SUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
PLUCKING BY SUCTION.
A ..-machine. which • can pluck 'a chicken in five seconds is the latest invention in Marion, Ohio. Invented by a rubber worker- named George R. Hunt, it is made tif steel and rubber with rotating studded tubes which strip off the; feathers as the bird is held, agaihs J the tubes.
NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS SOCIETY. UPPER HUTT SUB-CENTRE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS SOCIETY.
UPPER HUTT SUB-CENTRE.
The following articles have been forwarded to headquarters from the Red Cross Depot, recently:— 109 hospital bags; 25 matron towels; 58 hot-water bag covers; 6 suit pyjamas; 7 pairs operation stockings; 25 pairs bed socks; 33 pairs socks; 12 pairs mittens; 2 balaclavas; 30 serviettes; - 33 guards; 4 handkerchiefs; 16 face cloths; 60 jug covers; 13 Tray cloths; 23 ..throw-overs; large bundle old linen. Will our many workers pleaase accept, our. sincere thanks for work done, and for the many do- nations of articles received. 7