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THEY SAY? THEY SAY—WHAT DO [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 July 1940
THEY SAY? THEY SAY—WHAT DO
(By the 'Listener.')
THAT the big man has gone back to Hawera—Sighs of Relief. THAT he did not take the Race- course with him, however. . THAT we heard of a certain person who tried to sell the Centre Stand at Trentham to the Mayor. THAT there was one individual we know who came away, from th_ course poorer but wiser. THAT one punter who backed Latose on Thursday last, picked up a lump of coal just previous to the race, THAT' his win cost him drinks all round; . '.'"-.■/ ■■[ ■ THAT the Council's grader has been busy , down McParland Street, bruising the gorse roots. THAT it will be interesting to see: if the gorse revives under this treatment. THAT the Social Club Dance at Silverstream on Saturday last was again a great success. THAT the Committee does everything possible to make things enjoyable for their patrons. THAT the keynote must be satisfaction, hence the huge crowds. THAT the Junior Football team drew on Saturday last with Sea- toun, 3...
GREEKS GIVE £1,639. ONE DAY'S TAKINGS. PATRIOTIC FUND BENEFITS [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 July 1940
GREEKS GIVE £1,639.
ONE DAY'S TAKINGS.
PATRIOTIC FUND BENEFITS
Greeks resident in the Dominion recently decided to give the whole of one day's takings to the Nation- al Patriotic Fund. With '•other contributions, which include a days wages from those in employ- ment, the sum reached £1,639, £777 of which was Wellington's contribution. ' The Greeks made this effort in appreciation of the protection and privileges enjoyed in the land of their adoption, stated the Consul- General for Greece in New Zea- land, Mr. T. E. Y. Seddon. Mr. Seddon said that he had re- ceived the following letter from the Prime Minister (the Rt. Hon, P/Fraser) :—- ---"I was very pleased indeed to note the splendid generosity of the Greek community throughout l rthe Dominion and particularly the substantial amount subscribed by the Greeks in Wellington, many of whom I count as my friends. "You refer to the facts that in most cases the individual offerings represented the day's takings of establ...
SAVING WASTE. DOMINION CAMPAIGN. CENTRES TO BE VISITED JUNK MAY BE USEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 July 1940
CENTRES TO BE VISITED
JUNK MAY BE USEFUL.
The Dominion-wide campaign for the reclamation- of waste ma- terial, opened in the Wellington, Hawkes Bay, and East Coast pro- vincial areas last week, is being extended in both islands by visits to all main centres by members of the National Council. In' each centre they will address meetings and lay the foundation for the establishment of provincial or dis- trict organisations, which in turn will, set up their publicity, collec- tion, local transport, and other committees. All work will be vol- untary and proceeds from waste reclamation will go to the patrio- tic funds, amounting to possibly £1000 a week. Messrs. J. M. Ilott and J. Col- lins, who have just returned to Wellington, made calls at Master- ton, Hastings, Napier, Gisbt>rne, Wairoa, and Palmefston North and next week will visit centres in the Auckland and North Auck- land provincial areas. In every centre in Hawke's Bay,...
SPORTING FIXTURES FOR THE WEEK-END. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 July 1940
SPORTING FIXTURES FOR THE WEEK-END.
Upper Hutt Juniors v. Technical Old Boys, Maidstone Park, No. 1, 2.45 p.m.—A. L. Parker.. Upper Hutt Thirds v. Petone, Maidstone Park, No. 2, 2.45 p.m.— G.O'Sullivan. < Upper Hutt Fourths V Hutt, Quimi's Post, No. 1, 2.45 p.m.— W. Robertson. • Upper Hutt Fifths v. Pirates, Quinii's Post, No. 2, 2.45 p.m.—H. McKegney.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 July 1940
R-M-I-D*rT-T-S OF SILVERSTREAM VISIT LANCASTER'S * STORB FOR YOUR REQUIREMENTS. WE DELIVER. '-. Agents for Daily and Weekly Papers including The "Leader."
THE PLODDER. Every Digger knows that most of the_ telephone linesmen during the last war worked singly. One such man in the Battle of Mess- ines went on duty one evening at eight o'clock and came off next afternoon at three. During the intervening hours he plodded ii_ the darkness, over shell holes, through barb wire, and all the debris of a great battle, repairing the wires between various signal strir tions in the area. No sooner would he get one line repaired than another would be blown sky high. Through the long, trying hours, alone, he worked away, maintaining those vital links on which so much depended, until he was relieved. Had he been a pessimist he could not have stood it. Think of him, and thousands of others like him. There are men like! liim to-day. Are you going to let them down?
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
THE GEANGE CARRYING CO. LTD. WHOLESALE DBAI/ERS & ■''~.. CARRIERS. Daily Service to Wellington. Lime, Cement and Bricks Supplied Telephones: Upper Hutt No. 76M. Wellington 42-044
Registered at the G.P.0., Welling- ton as a newspaper.
THURSDAY, JULY 25th, 1940.
LEN. BENGE MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery Charging. Ace. Welding. Breiak Down Service. Repairs to all makes of Cars. Tyres and Oils Stocked. Phone 40 M. UPPER HUTT
EMERGENCY PRECAUTION SCHEME MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
EMERGENCY PRECAUTION SCHEME
MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE
; A meeting of the above was held on Thursday, July 4th, at the Council Offices. Owing to a prior engagement, -His Worship the Mayor, Mr. J. Blewman, was un- avoidably absent. ■ .... After a general talk oh ways -and means under the said regula- tions, the * following Committee was set up': ; —Chairman, Council- lor J. Purvis! Controller, Dr. Mor- row; Mr. C.. Gibbs (Medical Sup- plies); Mrs. Gibbs, Senr., (Red , Cross) yNurse Little (Plunket So- ciety) ; District Nurse Poulson (Public Hospital) ; Mr. H. Bird (St. John's Ambulance) ; Mr. A. Harper (Public Hospital), Secre- tary; Mr. C. Yarilell (Borough Health Inspector). It was decided to establish an Emergency Base at the District ' Nurse's Rooms where all members * will immediately report. , Casually clearing stations will also be established in certain parts . of the district. It was agreed the,- Committee contact the hospital re beds and equipment.''* A...
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE.
Satisfaction was expressed by the Inspection Officer at the monthly parade. Superintendent Mason occupied the Chair at the usual biisihess meeting. A cheery letter was received from Fireman Clutterbuck, who was Treasurer : of the Brigade. An acting trea- surer was 'appointed pending his return. Offers of assistance from ex-fireman- Smyrk and J. Bittaner, were received 'and ■. accepted for the duration of the War. This will relieve the anxiety of the officers, ■■ owing to the reduction of mem- bers. Superintendent Mason re- ported forming a small Junior Brigade, comprised of a number- of keen lads in the district. He gives them instruction in fire bri- gade methods one night each: week. The boys are taking great
interest in this work, and should prove a valuable auxiliary to the senior brigade. Arrangements for the Annual Dance are well in hand, and the affair promises lo be a great success.
LEAGUE OF MOTHERS. UPPER HUTT BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
LEAGUE OF MOTHERS.
UPPER HUTT BRANCH.
Mrs. Castle, President, welcom- ed the many members and visi- tors, also Mrs: Wallis, guest speaker, • who addressed the meet- ing- y . ' . Taking as her subject,"The. Sanctity of -Marriage," Mrs. •Wallis said that it was a most ap- propriate one in these troublous 7 times. ,and : stressed the fact that ''Duty in Marriage" was the true sanctity of marriage. Mrs. Wallis was accorded a hearty vote of"" thanks and presented with a charming spring posy. Mrs. Castle spoke of the quick .response to her appeal for socks, and already many had been, made into mittens, and were beingwtfrn •by the soldiers. Also, it was an-' : nouhced that the August meeting- would be the annual election of 'officers and committee, and called yfor nominations, for same. Songs were sang by Mrs. For- tune arid clever mimes by Mrs. Spencer and both received sprays of daphne and jasminee. Lovely spring flowers had been, arranged by Mrs. Watt, and after- - noon tea ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT GRAND 'DANCR WAYSIDE CABARET. Trentham Military 1 Dance Band Silverstream Social Club DANCE EVERY SAT.7 NIGHT GRAND DANCE " Good Music. Good Supper. Excellent Orchestra. Bus leaves Upper Hutt at 8 p.m. D.A.JACKSON, ; Hon. Secretary. We Telegraph Flowers , '■ ' Socially Correct' V Flowers by wire. When a gift must be" your messenger To someone miles away, You can depend on Flowers-by-wire To say it in the proper way. Mrs. R. J. CAMPBELL FLORISTE — BIRCH STREET, UPPER HUTT7 No Advertisements or news will be accepted for publication after 9 avm. non Wednesdays. FOR SALE. TABLE POTATOES, sound Sut- ton Delivered any quantity. 87- cwt.—Estate J. T. Craig, ■ '•;• ' LOST. — Saturday, July . 6th, Brown Leather Burse, be- tween Wallaceville Station, and Whakatiki Street, containing P.O. ring, money, personal ef- fects. Finder keep .money and post contents to Upper Hutt Print- ing Co. '-"..- PROPERTIES FOR SALE. UPPER HUTT.—Vacant, only been built 5 years- Two bed- rooms,...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
ATTENTION! .1 I a F.F. HERCOGK'S NEW STORE. It is with the greatest -pleasure that Mr F. F. Hercock announces the opening of his new Store. THURSDAY NEXT AUG. Ist Groceries — Crockery— Bargains Galore. INSPECTION INVITED F. F. HERCOCK
PROPERTIES WANTED TO RE- PLACE SAliES.—Buyers wait- ing. 1 Send/particulars or will call.— Williams, Land Agent, opp. Station, Wallaceville. Tel. 41^
WANTED TO SELL.—Folding Canvas Cot, solid Rimu Din- '■ ing Table and Rimu Morris Chair. 'W' c/o 'Leader' Office. "
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
A. CLAPHAM CHIMNEY SWEEP. Expert Workmanship. Will, visit Upper Hutt every - * Tuesday. Leave your orders with Hazelwood & .Co. * 'Phone 1. -".:-;fi» "■■■'■ 7 _' UPPER HUTT WOOD & COAL YARD R.C.H. ASKEW 'Phone 375. — Main Road UPPER HUTT. Carbonettes, Coke, Screened Coat. The best in nrewood .requirements. T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. . 7 BUTCHERS _ MAIN ROAD UPPER HUTT One Quality Only THE BEST. Phone 258. Daily Deliveries Heretaunga Service Station. (E. R. MENZIES). Motor and General Engineer. WASHING, POLISHING, GREASING BATTERY CHARGING. All Classes of Cycle Parts In Stock. MAIN ROAD — TRENTHAM. 'Phone 219. PROVINCIAL HOTEL UPPER HUTT T.Fisher (Proprietor.) Good Wines, Spirits-'and Beer in Stock. FIRST CLASS DINING- ROOM. FARMERS' ANNUAL' DANCE FRIDAY, AUGUST 2nd. RECORD HALL. First-Glass Supper. Sherwood's Orchestra. Sub.:—Gents 2/6. — r Ladies 2/-. Dancing—B tol.
PROPERTIES WANTED TO RE- PLACE SALES.' —Buyers wait- ing. Send particulars or will call.-—■ -Williams,...
ENTERTAINMENT. MERLE OBERON STARS IN KORDA COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
MERLE OBERON STARS IN KORDA COMEDY.
This week-end the Mayfair Theatre are screening the latest Alexander Korda Technicolour picture, "Over the Moon." This is a comedy romance of refreshing originality, starring Merle Oberon with a strong supporting cast headed by Rex Harrison,,, Louis Borrell, Robert Douglas, Jeans and Zena Dare. The story, written specially for the star by Robert Sherwood, author of "The Ghost Goes West" and one, of America's most suc- cessful and talented dramatists, provides Miss Oberon with a role in direct contrast to the heavy drama of "Wuthering Heights." She is cast as a rather kittenish counterpart to "Mr. Deeds," as a North country girl who inherits an enormous fortune and slips into life of gaiety, forgetting her local doctor sweetheart. . "'/■-. Her activities at the Monte Carlo gaming tables, the smart night clubs of London, the cafes of Paris, and the gay casinos and golden sands of the Riviera are front page news while her m...
GINGER ROGERS SOLVES FAMILY TROUBLES IN FIFTH AVENUE GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
GINGER ROGERS SOLVES FAMILY TROUBLES IN FIFTH AVENUE GIRL.
How to Fix Up Your Family in Ten Easy Lessons—this is the hilarious basis of Ginger Rogers' newest starring vehicle, '"Fifth Avenue Girl." The family belongs to Walter Connolly, an amiable but discour- aged millionaire whose wife and children have become too selfish to pay any attention to him. A chance encounter in Central Park with a penniless but quite philosophical girl, interests the millionaire. He takes her out on a gay night-clubbing evening to celebrate his birthday and wakes up the next morning to discover that he brought her home with him. - v The incident awakens his wife's deepest suspicions, which in turn gives the millionaire an idea. He secretly pays the girl to stay on as a guest, and to pose as some- thing of a gold-digger. The scheme works brilliantly. Wife
and children immediately become very solicitous,- over- his welfare, give up their personal pursuits to attend to thiis new problem. And in...
CONDUCT OF WAR. BERNARD SHAW'S ADVICE TO BRITAIN. THE IRISH POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
CONDUCT OF WAR.
BERNARD SHAW'S ADVICE TO BRITAIN.
THE IRISH POSITION.
Mr. Bernard Shaw, in an inter-' view in London, gave his opinion of the international situation "and advice to Britain on the conduct of the war.' ; "First, I warn you that, because I think clearly, I am regarded as Public Enemy No. 1," he said! "Russia's acton in taking over Rumanian areas is ~ purely self- protective. Russia is attending to her own interests in the manner in which she attended to them in Finland and Poland, except' that in Poland poor Mr. Hitler had to invade and subject the country be- fore Russia selected and took her bit.'' 7 , ;- .- 7 : ..; . ; ' .._,; Mr. Shaw discussed. Germany's reactions to Russia's Rumanian activities,, and said that Germany naturally was surprised, as Stalin and Hitler were two men who were most unlikely to base their relations upon mutual arrange- ments. Nevertheless, Mr. Shaw does not believe there is any pos- sibility of positive results from a Ger...
FOOTBALL. TECHNICAL TOO GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 July 1940
TECHNICAL TOO GOOD.
Upper Hutt Juniors had to ad- mit defeat to: Technical Old Boys on Saturday last by a matter of four points. From the kick-off, Technical' took the ball into Upper Hutt's twenty-five yard line, but Mc- Carthy was safe and sent them back with' a hefty kick. Upper Hutt forwards started -a :dribbliiig' - rush headed by Sbuthee and Dal- ton,. buj; Edward, °£ Technical, • saved situation. * .; The visiting, backs got going and', some good passing .movements was witnessed. . Sbuthee, the. half, re- and after beating his man, handed onto Edwards, who found the Upper Hutt backs -put-.of posi- tion and, with a -brilliant run, opened the scoring. The kick, failed—3—o^ Technical;- came again, but Mc- Carthy cleared with a nice kick, finding the line inside Technicals twenty-five.- -Copper was next: seen endeavouring to get ■through, but was "grassed before he >hacl time to pass the ball: From a scram, Lorrigaii - got 7 his backs, going, but a fumble...