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Sporting Notes BOXING TOURNAMENT AT CYGNET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
Sporting Notes BOXING TOURNAMENT AT CYGNET. Graeme Ward, the well known fight promoter, announces the signing of a contest between Peter Cowen, of Cygnet, and Gordon Grant, of Ho bart, to take place in the Cygnet Town Hall on 1st June next. Cowen will be making his entry into pro fessional ranks in this fight, and is anxious to score an initial success. He is, therefore, going to Hobart next week to complete his training for the fight at Ward's gymnasium. He is an aggressive fighter, and keeps the audience on tip-toes by his fearless methods. Grant, on the other hand, i-? pvt.remelv auick on his feet, and never misses any opportunity that his opponent may give to send home a snappy punch. He is giving away a considerable handicap in weight, but expects to make up for this by ring craft. There will be three 4-round preliminary fights between Cygnet and Hobart lads, whose names will be announced next week. If this tournament meets with the support anticipated, it is proposed by Mr War...
DRAUGHTS. (By O. VINCE.) PROBLEM No. 54. (By R. Lyons, Sunderland.) [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
DRAUGHTS. (By O. VINCE.) j PROBLEM No. 54. j (Bv R. Lvons. Sunderland.) ' Black: 1, 2, 6, 15, 27; kings 18, .25. White: 11, 13, 16, 17, 19, 22, 24; king 10. White to move and win, presenting a bit of fireworks. Solution to Problem No. 52, by C. F. Barker, U.S.A. Black: 19, 21; king 32. White: 28; kings 11, 22. White to move and win. 22—26, 32^—27, 26—31, 27—23, 11—16, 21—25, 16—20, 23—18, 31—26, 25—29, 20—16, 18—23, 26 — 22. White wins. Correct solution, 'Patsy,' Cygnet. HUON v. CHANNEL MATCH. Game No. 1. Black: Channel White; Huon. '? 11—15, 22^17. Kingston plays 8—11. Huonville to move. Game No. 2. Black:, Huon. White : Channel. 11 — 15, 22 — 17. Cygnet plays 9 — 13. Sandfly's next move by 17/5/34.
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
Personal Mrs J. S. 'Bear and her three small children, of Melbourne, who have spent the last three months with her parents, Mr and Mrs W. C. Pat terson, Glendevie, returned home at ? the beginning of the' week. ;They , were fnrpwpllprl in TTr-V-ar+ Kir TVTvc Bear's sisters, Mrs 'Stanley Ashlin and the Misses G. and M. Patterson. Mr N. E. Hecksher is still in a Hobart- hospital suffering from a poisoned hand, contracted from a wound caused by the spike of a flat head during a fishing trip last Easter Saturday. He is progressing satis factorily, and hopes to be home in about a fortnight The many friends throughout' Southern Tasmania of Mr A. E. Davis, council clerk of the Esperance municipality, will regret to learn that owing to ill-health he felt compelled ? to request the Warden to appoint an acting council clerk. The council met last Tuesday evening, and after many expressions of regret, it was decided to appoint Mr B. O. Plummer to the position. Mr Plummer took up the duties next...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
The annual .meeting of the Huon and : Channel, 'Draughts Association was ' held at 'Margate on May 3rd. Delegates from Kingston, Cygnet, Huonville, Woodbridge, Sandfly, and Neika were present. The president (Mr B. J; Peasall), deputy president (Mr H. G. Hay), hon. secretary and treasurer (Mr O. Vince), committee (Messrs J. War ring, H. G. Hay and O. Vince) were unanimously re-elected. A debit balance of £1 14s 10d was disclosed, which was considered satis factory in view of the prize schedule of £2 given in the Tasmanian cham pionship at Franklin in September last. 'Several alterations in the rules of the association were made. For roster matches all teams are now to consist of six players, and dny new club which does not include' players who have played with another club, will have the privilege of playing in C Grade this year. All affiliation and entry fees are to be paid to the secretary by 31st May, and the roster matches will Owing to Sandfly having lost some of their players o...
THE SOUTHERN REGATTAS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
THE SOUTHERN REGATTAS. Last-Saturday evening'the annual meeting of the Tasmania^ Regatta Council was held at Hobart, almost all the associations being repre sented. Mr F. J. Batt presided. A letter was read from the Royal Brighton Yacht Club of Victoria, giv ine details of a series of sailing races which are proposed to be held in Port (Continued in next column). (Continued from previous column). Phillip between December26 and January 5, in r connection with the Melbourne Centenary celebrations. It was anticipated that the prizes would attract entries from all the States, and even from America and England. The' President said it was' thought possible that -the number of yachts men and boats that would be attend ing the Melbourne regatta would so great that the southern Christmas re gattas could not be successfully held, and he asked for an expression of opinion. ? Mr W. R. Yeates, chairman of the Huon Regatta Association, said his committee had already considered the matter, and wer...
Dover PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
Dover PERSONAL. Dr. and Mrs Drake, of Huonville, Mrs Drake, sen. and Miss Drake, of Melbourne, were the guests of Mr and Mrs W. Jackson, sen., during the week-end. Mrs T. A. Davis has returned from a visit to relatives in Launceston, and was accompanied home by Miss Ellis, of the northern city. Mr A. Clenriett, senior's son, Carl son, who has been a patient at the Hobart Hospital for some weeks, is now making good progress towards recovery. Mr Henry Daniels, who is in hos pital, is also improving satisfactorily. Mr John Jackson, who injured a foot some time ago, is home at Dover for a week or so. Rev. S. F. L. Clougher has re turned home after two weeks' holi day in the north. Miss Adams, of Hope Island, and Miss Sophie Brown, of Dover, well known residents, are on the sick list. Their many friends wish them a speedy recovery.
British Film Fashion MANY EXPERTS ENGAGED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
British Film Fashion MANY EXPERTS ENGAGED. Nearly a thousand hours spent in fitting the chorus with dresses for one production alone! And did someone suggest! that British films are carelessly dressed? The dress ing of a film in 1934 is no haphazard affair. Expert stylists, designers, dressmakers are all concentrating imnn the business ? of keenmsr the new British film fashions well on the map. ., - .,';. , ; First. the dress designer, haying read the script and studied the sar torial idiosyncrasies of each player, prepares sketches for the required number of dresses. As many as six designs may be tentatively put for ward for each ensemble, from which one is finally chosen. The decision lies between the designer, the ar tistes, the director of ? the film, the fashion supervisor and the camera man. ': . ?- That sounds fairly straightforward, but there are many angles to be re membered.: Color, for instance, con cerns not only the wearer, but also the cameraman, who must consider in t...
Correspondence TRADE CONTACTS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
Correspondence TRADE CONTACTS. .To the Editor. Sir,; — In a recent statement Mr &:?? M.' Bruce said that restriction of production/ was a doctrine of in tolerable pessimism. \ The London 'Times,' with a remarkable breadth of vision, wrote: — 'For young coun^ tries to acquiesce in the policy of restriction would be to concur in , a sentence condemning them to stagna velopment.' . . In Great Britain, however, the Minister for Agriculture (Major Elliot) naturally champions the home fad'mer. No-one will quarrel with the attitude. It is' said, however, that Major Elliot is the King of Quotas — that he is suffering from 'quotamania,' and many even in his own country are asking whether there is an attempt to carry Great Britain back to .Disraeli's impatient contempt of 'those wretched colo nies.' This naturally is a question with which the Commonwealth : is con cerned. The suggestions of the Premier (Mr Stevens) are, there fore, most apropos. He recently re marked that the present ...
BRISBANE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
BRISBANE MARKET. Messrs J. R. Livingstone and/ Co., Fruit Exchange,' Brisbane,' report: — The market is firmer for good colored apples. ^Jonathans, 7/6 to 8/6; Geeveston Fannies, 6/ to 7/6; Cleos, 7/ to 8V; Aromatics, 5/ to II; Crabs, 7/ to 8/.V Pears are very scarce. We expect a high market next boat. Coles selling at 10/ to 11/; Keiffers, 5/ to 6/; Giblins, 9/. . V.'. The Selected * Agents Committee report :— Jonathans, 6/ to 7/ 6 ; Tas mans Pride, Huon Belles, Scarlets, 6/ to 7/; Aromatics, Dukes/Adams, ; 4/ to 6/ ; large Jonathans are ar riving in bad order. Pears. — Coles to 11/; Giblins to 10/. The pros- ? pects for choice apples, II. - H. J. Plint, Municipal Markets, jtsrisDane, report: — Jonathans, z*, ' 2R, 7/ to 8/6; Tasmans Pride, Crabs, II to 8/. Pears. — Coles, Nelis, and Josephines, !keen inquiries, 11/ to 12/. Market will be firm for next boat. ????' : '
Fruit News SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
j Fruit News 1 SYDNEY MARKET. The Selected Agents Committee report: — Jonathans, 4/ to 6/; De licious, 4/ to 7/; Cleos, 4/ to 5/6; Scarlets,A.3/ to 5/; Grabs, 3/ to 6/; The market is fully supplied with apples. Pears. — Coles, 7/ to 10/; Nlis and Josephnies, 6/ to 9/; other varieties,; 5/ to 8/.' , ? .,
LONDON MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
' LONDON MARKET. ? Messrs H. Jones and Co. Pty Ltd. have received! a cable 'message from F. W. Moore and Co. Ltd., despatched from London on the 2nd inst., as follows: — Port Brisbane at Antwerp: Dunns, .10/9', to 12/3; Cleopatras, 10/3 to 11/9; London Pippins, 10/ to 11/; Jonathans, 10/. Messrs Murdoch Bros. ? Pty. Ltd. have received the following cable from Messrs Ridley and Houlding, Ltd., Covent Garden, London : — Mar- ket has declined. ' Very hot weather affecting demand. Cleopatras, 8/6 to 10/; Cox's, 8/ to 11/; others, 7/ to 8/.
Port Huon OVERSEAS FRUIT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
Port Huon ! OVERSEAS FRUIT TRADE. ?? :The Autoclyus, the ? last of the seven' overseas vessels to call at Port Huon wharf this season for fruit, ar irivecTon Friday last and finished load ing on Tuesday night, the total ship ment comprising 44,400 cases of apples for London, Glasgow, and Hamburg. The vessel left Port Huon at daylight on Wednesday. PAPER PULP. An overseas vessel is expected at Port Huon at the end of this month to lift 300 tons of paper pulp, and 10,000 tons of pulp wood for Canada. This cargo is being shipped from the Tasmanian Paper Pty. Ltds. works for the Canadian experts to make further experiments on. Mr Benja min, who has been in charge of the local works, is already on his way to Canada to be present in the factories when- the experiments are being car ried out. SHIPWRIGHT'S REGATTA GROUND. The ladies' committee, who are in teresting themselves in making im provements to the Shipwrights re gatta 'grounds, held a meeting at the office of the Deep Water Cool St...
NEW ORCHARD PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 10 May 1934
NEW ORCHARD PLOUGH. The 'Petty' Disc Orchard Strip ping Plough is the result of a life time's practice and study of orchard implements by experienced fruit growers. It. is a great time and labor saver, and eliminates a lot of back-breaking work in cutting out strips between tne trees. One of the cardinal features of the 'Petty' Disc Orchard Stripping Plough is the great facility with which the plough' can be steered in and out between the trees, giving an even, uniform cut. Meanwhile the tractor or horses continue in a straight line clear of the branches. The levers are all placed in a handy position to the driver's seat. The depth of the cut is regulated by a lever operated from the driver's seat. The 'Petty' plough turns easily in snort neaaianas, aim is ieiiicUK»uiy easy to operate. Whether using a tractor or horses, this plough per forms its operation equally well Further particulars may be ob tained from the agents for all Har vey orchard implements, ' Messrs Max Geeves Pty. Lt...
FRUITGROWERS' COMPENSATION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
FRUITGROWERS' COMPENSA TION. To the Editor. ??'? Sir, — About six weeks ago you published a very apt footnote to a statement made by the Director of Agriculture that the cost of produc ing apples was 2s a bushel. You gave details of costs which had been drawn 'up by Mr J. H. Mason, show ing that the costs could not be under 2s 6d per bushel, and I can add from bitter experience that it is only under ..; favorable circumstances that the costs can be kept as low as 2s 6d. Mr Mason's scale is therefore o minimum; but the Directors of Agri culture, who have certainly not got where they are through producing ? apples cheaper than Mr Mason, have asked the Federal Government to N consider those whose returns are 2s per bushel, to be 'financial,' and therefore not entitled to any portion i of the Federal grant. My returns I were a bit less than 2s, but the au thorities apparently think it was 'near enough,' and my application for a portion of the grant has-been turned down. No doubt there a...
Correspondence. STRAYING CATTLE. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Correspondence. STRAYING CATTLE. To the Editor. Sir, — When on a visit to Dover and the surrounding districts I was - surprised at the lack of supervision .. by the police, or the council's in spector, as I was told both these re side at Dover. Evidently the sub urbs are not visited too often, as last week, being one ot a party ol tour motorists, and taking a trip to Glen devie, we were held up by a hnree feeding on the road. These roads are narrow and not a fit place for horses, cattle and motorists to he- at the same time. We got a little further, and there a cow was feeding through the fence on a ?'. neighbour's crop ; here we- were again held up. Sir, this does not exist in other municipalities, why here at Dover? — Yours, etc., TOURIST, ONE OF FOUR.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
GROWERS ! Your Overseas Consignment Fruit. , J. O. SIMS, Borough Market, London who has sold our Fruit* with so much success in London for many years will, in future, also supervise our sales in Liverpool, Hull, and on the Continent. Brand now for all United Kingdom ports - No. -4:64 For the Continent -------- No. §15 Catalogues issued, and Stencils supplied Free on application. . The Port Huon Fruitgrowers' CO-OP. ASSN. LTD. DAVEV ST., HOBART. Phone 5031. .. ? .. .-'.'? ? ??? „.-.(. ?';.? ?' ? Ifi LIVERPOOL YOU CANNOT BEAT YEOWARD BROS. TRY THEM WITH YOUR SHIPMENTS BY THE S.S. PORT DENISON For Shipping Number, . 323 aPP^v to T. BOSS -WALKER, PTY., LTD., 1 05, MACQUARIE STREET. HOBART. NOTICE TO FRUITGROWERS ! ill ??? ? ? ? QUERIES QUESTIONS DOUBTS As to the best Outlet for your fruit can be dispelled by consigning T. J. POUPART LTD., COVENT GARDEN, LONDON., W.C. 2 Branches and Selling Agencies throughout Great Britain Account Sales rendered are the best test of Salesmanship. We dis...
Huonville Hall SHORTAGE OF REVENUE. INCREASE OF COUNCIL RENT PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Huonville Hall ? ? ? SHORTAGE OF REVENUE. INCREASE OF COUNCIL RENT PROPOSED. At last Monday's meeting of the Huon Municipal Council, Cr: A. C. Parson said that at a meeting of the Huonville Hall Committee the. pre vious Tuesday evening, it was . re ported that the revenue for- the: year was £40 short of the amount, re quired to meet the annual ?'charges, and it was decided to ask the council to increase their rent for ; the. inspec tor's and clerk's offices from £52 to £78 per annum. The increase, .was only 10s per week, and he thought it was a reasonable rental. , The rate1 for the hall is already 3d, and it would not be fair to the people in the hall area to increase this charge. He had always maintained that the coun cil's rent did not compare favorably with the amount paid- by the PoQice Department, £120 per annum,' .' and moved that the request of the com mittee to increase the rent to £78 be complied with. ' ' The Warden, in seconding, said the council's offices were used dail...