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A BROAD HINT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
A BROAD HINT.
Mrs. Murphy: Do you know where I could get a piece of material to mend my husband's trousers? Mrs Harris: There's a-bit just like them on a nail in pur fowlhouse. The regiment were going abroad and i a cheering crowd had accom- panied them to the station.' "Wihy are they cheering?" asked one of the pri- vates. - ' "'Cos, they'T _ staying :'\ at' home" said the man next to him. .-'..--
FIRST HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
"The greatest man that ever lived was Johnson—broad-minded, toler- ant, big-hearted, .and bril- . liant, yet he died with all his talents unsuspected." "How did you manage to find out so much about him?" "I married his widow." A man a barber's shop one day and said, hastily: "Cut the whole three short." - "What three?" ' "The ihair, the heard, and the tail.." /.■'.-■.
A WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
Two big coloured caddies had had- some sort of falling out, and -warn- ings of intended violence were ex- changed whenever the two passed each other. . "You jest keep on pesterin' around wid me," declared one of the lads, "'an' "you is gwlne to be able to settle a mighty big question for the scientific folks!" "What question dat?" asked the other. "Kin the dead speak?"
A STUDENT INDEED. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
A STUDENT INDEED.
"I want to be procrastinated at - dc nex' corner," said the negro pas- senger to the bus conductor.* "You want to be what?" demanded the conductor. -'•■ "Don't lose your temper. I had to look in dc dictionary myself befo' I found but dat 'procrastinate' means 'put off.'" . The struggling authe" and hi's lova- ly young wife were.at a party. A friend approached the writer and, with admiration in his voice, said: "Penwell, your wife is the most beau- tiful woman jn the room. And (bar gown i's positively a poem!" The writer nodded gloomily, and replied: "Not a poem, old man-—six- teen poems, seven short stories, and a novel."
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 4 July 1940
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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
THURSDAY, JULY 11th, 1940.
Registered^sit the'G. P. 0.," Welling- xj i)a : -.. ' ton as a newspaper.-
THE GrEANGE CARRYING CO. LTD. WHOLESALE DEALERS & CARRIERS. Daily Service to Wellington. Lime, Cement, and Bricks Supplied. Telephones: Upper Hutt No. 76M. Wellington 42-044.
LEN. BENGE MOTOR "ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery Charging. Ace. Welding. Break Down Service. Repairs to all makes of Cars. Tyres and Oils Stocked. Phone 40 M. UPPER HUTT
THEY SAY? THEY SAY—WHAT DO [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
THEY SAY? THEY SAY—WHAT DO
(By the 'Listener.')
THAT the Big Mail from Ha- vvei'-a is at present visiting Upper Hutt. THAT he is -staying at' the ; Quinn's Post. ' THAT his friends are very •pleased to see that the air up north has not done him harm. THAT the races this week at -, Trentham will no doubt be patron- ■■- ised well by the-boys in khaki. THAT it was suggested we try and pick the winners. THAT if we knew the winners, the Racing Club and Bookmakers- would go broke. THAT the four local football v teams.had successes on Saturday last. ''....... THAT we cannot say the same of the men's hockey, who all had i reverses. i : THAT, however, .the hockey • • boys have done very well up to the present. THAT quite recently an an- nouncement was put over the air re the loss of a motor-bike. * ;. THAT the announcement came over at about 9 p.m. and at 11 p.m., our local Traffic. Inspector located the machine in the Upper Hutt district. .*.,' THAT we consider it smart " work o...
LOOAL. AMD GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
LOOAL. AMD GENERAL.
Lieut. Gordon Morley, eldest son of Mr, and Mrs. J. Morley, is' at present undergoing the special course, .under the Territorial scheme; after which he. : will be, drafted out to : Garrison duty or overseas. .. - ' '- The Mayor, who has: consented to be -at: the Borough Offices on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between the hours of 3 p.m. and 4.30 p.ni.y ; will be pleased to meet residents on Borough affairs: .. Mr. Blewman, iwho is at present a very busy man (war, activities) hopes ' that his services on the above days will be availed of the people of the Borough:
SUCCESSFUL DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
Yet a further link was forged in the chain of friendship on Tues- ; day evening- when the Ladies' ■ Hockey and Men's Football Club held the second of a. series of com- bined dances. The dance, floor of the Record Hall was crowded and patrons danced to the music of Jim Black- wood's Band. During* the interval, a sump-- ' tuous supper which was enjoyed J by. all was provided. The Combined '.Committee of both Clubs are to be congratulated on their effort, the profits from \ such evenings going to the clubs' , individual expenditure.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
- CLAPHAM and DWYER CHIMNEY SWEEPS. Expert Workmanship. Will visit Upper Hutt every Tuesday. Leave your orders with ~Xy Hazelwood & Co. 'Phone 1. UPPER HUTT WOOD &*■■ COAL YAED R.G.H. ASKEW 'Phone 375. — Main Roai. UPPER HUTT. .. Carbonettes, Coke., Screened Co.v. v The, best in firewood retirements. . T. RUSSELL & BOMS, LtcL BUTCHERS .:■*■■'■"' ; MAIN, ROAD .■=''• UPPER : HUTT "~ = *^—• One Quality Only THE BEST. Phone 358. Daily Deliveries Heretaunga Service Station. (E. R. MENZIES). Motor and General Engineer. .'...WA SHING, POLISHING; GREASING BATTERY CHARGING. . All Classes of-Cycle Parts In Stock.' MAIN ROAD — TRENTHAM. 'Phone 219. PROVINCIAL HOTEL '.'UPPER HUTT T. Fislier (Proprietor.) Good Wines, Spirits and Beer in Stock. '■' FIRST CLASS DINING ROOM. No Advertisements or news will be accepted for publication after 9 a.m. on Wednesdays. Navy. Blue Silk Umbrella, blue mottled handle, between Hazelwood's Store and _ Seddon .Street. Finder kindly return Mrs. Skerten...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT' WAYSIDE .CABARET. < THIS SATURDAY, JULY 6th. . .Trentham Military Danoe ; Band. SilvierstreamSobial Cltib' DANCE EVERY SAT. -NIGHT* " GRAND DANCE .Good-."MusicU.-. ;■■,-•..., ■■■■,- Good "Supper; ~ Excellent Orchestra. •'■" Bus leaves Upper Hutt at 8 p.m. D. A. JACKSON, Hon; Secretary. EDIJCAT^^ Shown by .Courtesy- Shell Oil C0.,-New Zealand;- : ■ (Under auspices -Upper : Hiitt W.E:A.) ' ■■'• AT-UPPEROTTT SCHOOL/ WEDNESDAY, JULY 17th; y at 7.30 p.m. _ ' Admission* FREEV F. V: V E^AN^^ GENERAL-ENGINEER 0 ■' " .. " ' ' x WHITEMANJS VALLEY ROAD, SilVerstream.- FOR S ALE J TRE^THA!M.--Go : od Level Sec- ; tions, close to Station, 63 x 90, 50 x_ 150. Deposit £10. Balance £1 per month. rooms, vj-acre: ••, Section,; h. & c. water, inside v ay.c, garage, in order. Price £925/ Deposit £200: MAIN ROAD, y Upper X Hutt.— Three, rooms, kitchenette, double-.garage, good, level |-acre section. ; ,£525. Vacant possession.'= HTJTf^I&Eir agency: UPPER HUTT. We Telegra...
UPPER HUTT PLUNKET SOCIETY. (Held Over From Previous Week.) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
UPPER HUTT PLUNKET SOCIETY.
(Held Over From Previous Week.)
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tlie Annual General Meeting of tlie above Society was held on Monday evening last, there being only a small attendance present, probably owing to the very cold night. Mr. Blewman, Mayor, presided and, in welcoming those present, paid a tribute to the fine work carried out by the Society. The following Annual Report was presented and adopted unani- mously:— ',"■'*'.■. In presenting ,the 15th'Annual Report of the Society, the Com- mittee has much pleasure in stating that tlie work in this dis- trict is proceeding satisfactorily. Reference to the Nurse's report shows an increase of 366 visits to • homes, while visits to •* rooms re- mains about the same, also the work has. been further extended. : The Annual Meeting was held on June 28th, in the Plunket Rooms, Upper Hutt. Mr.J. Blewman, the Mayor, presided over a rather small attendance, as the night was extremely cold. Mrs. S. Black- l...
RED CROSS APPEAL FURTHER DONATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
RED CROSS APPEAL
The Upper Hutt Committee of the above appeal have received a donation of £200 from the Veterin- ary Association, also £2/2/- from the Upper Hutt Brownies. The names of Messrs. L. Lind- say ' and W. Wilkes were omitted, from the recent Te Marua list,' also the services of Messrs. Mas- sey, Benge.and W. Forsyth in con- junction . with Mr. W. Maenab, who were responsible for the •splendid success in that district.
UPPER HUTT INSTITUTE ACTIVITIES. SOLDIERS' COMFORT CIRCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
UPPER HUTT INSTITUTE ACTIVITIES.
SOLDIERS' COMFORT CIRCLE.
Among other work undertaken by the Upper Hutt Women's In- stitute is the packing of parcels for the soldiers and sailors over- seas. At every meeting of the In- stitute, a table is set up to receive gifts suitable for such parcels, also cash donations are received to , : buy the balance of goods re- quired. Each month a member makes a cake that is disposed of by a guessing competition, and the proceeds added to the fund. The following ladies have met at the R.S.A. Rooms and packed parcels which have been forward- ecl; on to v the Wellington Provin- cial ■'-.Patriotic. y Council:—Mes- dames Spencer, DEws, McFad- zean, "Hughes, H. Williams, Wea- therley, Gorrie, MeHugh, Hyslop, Poison, Fly, White, Straiten, Jones and Morley. The parcels packed were-of two different times; the first consisting of the following;— Writing pad, handkerchief, nugget, razor blades, barley sugar, baked beans, coffee and milk, soap, tooth ...
MANGAROA GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
MANGAROA GUN CLUB.
The Mangaroa Gun.Club held a shoot oh Saturday, July 6th'. The proceeds of £15/10/- are to be do- nated to the Sick. and Wounded Fund. Results are as follows:— First match of 9 birds.—J. Alex- ander, Jhr., 8, winning Gr. Key's Trophy; R. Barker, 8; B. Martin, 8; R. Mulhern, 7; T. Mulhern,"6; B. Fenn, 6; W. J. Keys, 6. Second match of 9 birds.—R. Barker, 7, winning the Club's Trophy; G.- Keys, 6; T. Mulhern, 5; A. Martin, 5. - Third match of .6 birds—W. N. Clifford, 5,» B. Fenn, 4 ; T. Mul- hern, 4; A. Martin, 4. -.-'.' Donations : —K. Geange, 20/r; T. Fisher, 20/-; B. Fenn, 15/-; G. Keys, 15/-; T. Mulhern, 15/-; R. Barker, 15/-; A. Clark, 15/-; A. Martin, 15/-"; H. Alexander; 15/-; J. Alexander, 15/-; W. Keys, 15/-; R. Mulhern, 15/-; R. Martin, 15/-; A. Keys, 15/-; W: N. Clifford, 15/-; J. Graham, 15/-; G.-R. Gibbs, 15/-; Macnab, 10/-; D. McCarthy, 5/-; Miss R. Martin, 10/-; F. F. Hercock, 10/- and R. C. Swanson, 10/-. . ■'.■-•
R.S.A. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
On Friday evening-last the-Club Rooms were again full to capacity by the boys from Camp and an enjoyable dance was indulged-in until 11 p.m. The hostesses for the evening - were Mesdames Thompson and Bason. Mrs. W. Robinsoirofficiated over the piano and kept things moving. Anoth- ■ er such.evening will be held again 4j to-morrow night. ' ■/ ■. Two members of the Association are at present on the sick list, Messrs. W. Comber and J. C. E. - Cottle. Mr. Comber was at one time President of the local Asso- ciation and has always taken a keen' interest in the affairs of the Branch. ■-'-.■ Mr. Cottle (Mott), who has a ;S ,. return of his old complaint (war injuries), is well-known to all members, both as an artist and an active member of the Branch. To both of these gentlemen,, the Branch wishes them a speedy re- covery.'
ENLISTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 11 July 1940
The following three sons of Mr. and Mrs. D. Tidswell, Wilford Street, are at present in Camp and expect to go away with the Third Echelon. Another son, Alexander Godley," has been up for medical examination and found unfit. The soils in training are Leonard David Tidswell, Murray Edward r Tidswell, and Stevenson TidswelL-^