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THE STRAND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
THE STRAND. In 'Morniiig Glory,' the manage ment of the Strand Theatre offer a real Christmas treat, for there is no doubt that this R.K.O. pictuie is one of the most outstanding of the year. Katharine Hepburn as the star dis plays a talent that is as profoundly as iv is liiuviiig. jlici uiutjuu jo a delight after the crude and flat voices that have been heard so often since sound came to the screen. Her gestures, her lovely and poignant beauty, and her deftness in handling some of the most taxing scenes to be found in any scenario, mark her as- an actress quite unlike any other young girl who has gone to Holly wood and iwade a name, for herself. 'Morning Glory' commences this Saturday, and will be . shown throughout Christmas week. There is a remarkably fine supporting pro gramme, in keeping with the main feature. . ? ; . ; ' ' : ; : ? Readers will be interested' to learn that the ? latest production from the Australian studios, entitled 'Hay- seeds,' has-been completed, and will b...
NEW HUON [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
NEW HUON New Huon patrons may look for ward, to a. real treat for their Christ mas, entertainment, for the manage ment of . that popular theatre have secured two pictures of butstiandmg merit, ,;fbr;-,. presentation on Boxing night. , Ann Harding will be seen in her greatest role in 'Holiday,' a splendid comedy drama, while 'Hotel Continental,' with Peggy Shannon, is the support. 'Holiday' conies very near to being the perfect film. From the opening scene it reveals excellence in settings, cast, dialogue, acting, photography and direction. Ann Hard in p- shows? a distinct flair for comedy, and is delightful as Lir.da Seton, showing up in gi'eat com parison with Mary Astor, as Julia Seton, a shallow and self-centred girl; Robert Ames, as the young man in the cast, improves on his previous successes. In a straight comedy role, Edward Everett Horton is charming. Patrons are reminded that there will be no pictures on Christmas Eve (this Saturday).
At the Theatres THE PRINCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
At the Theatres THE PRINCE. The secret of many a child's suc cess on the stage is . revealed in 'Stage Mother,' drama of theatrical life recently filmed by the M-G-M studios, which opens on Saturday at the Prince Theatre. Adapted from an original story by Bradford' Ropes, author o± '452nd1 street,' the - picture deals with a little known, side- of the | theatre — the intense ambition that ( causes 'stage ? mothers' to drive their children to success. The heart breaks and laughs that are en countered' by the youngsters being 'herded' on their way is brought! vividly to the screen. Alice Brady scores even a greater triumph than in 'When Ladies Meet' in her por trayal as the ambitious mother who will stop at nothing to further the career of her daughter. She is sen sational in pathos and comedy alike. Matireen O'Sullivan^has the best role of her screen career, while Franchot Tone and Philip Holmes also give outstanding performances.
HAWTHORN d. MENTAL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
' HAWTHORN d.: MENTAL' HOSPITAL: . Weather conditions were not the best for cricket on Saturday, when the Mental Hospital team: journeyed to Hawthorn' to ' play, in1 the Upper Derwent roster. Iluiing the after noon rain .felly; but- not sufficient to stop play. The home team won by 70 runs. The- cricket- was very bright right throughout the match, the ; most outstanding,- batsmen ; being W. Bomford, who played an un erring. innings,, and., retir.ed for J 50. A'. Hughes also gave- a confident- dis play in scoring 37 not out. C. Reg gctt. is a very keen cricketer, having a: splendid variety of strokes, and besides being an good batsman, lie is a; wicketkeepei* -of some note. Scores : MENTAL HOSPITAL. A. Bester, b C. Gittus ? ? ? 0 D. Murtagh, b J. GittuS ' . . . . ' 4 C. Reggett, c J, Gittus, b Bom ?- , ford . . . .. . . .... ... '48 H.'1 Coleman, b N. Hughes . . . . 3 J. 'McConnell, c- Gittus, b R. Bush ' 3 Mv Ryder, c Gittus, b Hughes . 2 G. Cranficld, b Hughes ? ,0 H'. 'Wigan,' not...
CRICKET UPPER DERWENT AND GRETNA DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
CRICKET UPPER DERWENT AND GRETNA DRAW. In the , drawn game between .. Upper Dei-went and Gretna, T. Hut ton is. to., be highly commended - on his. brilliant batting performance on Saturday. He compiled 79 runsMn - very fine style, displaying his splen-l did variety, of shots all. round - -the . wiVVof. T1 ' TTiifcfrnn k.n vflWj v/uinc! player, and has a' very good ' Style;- j he is active and controls his foot-'! work to the best advantage, r C, Ploughman, . the . Gretna/ veteran, j also proved his worth ? again-.* /by, , knocking up 70 not out in his..usuaW cricket spirit. Ploughman^-- is.. 'oiie of the most consistent cricketers in the Derwent Valley. He is. ? not only a batsman, but can handle* tne' ball very effectively, staking.:, three wicKet ior ai runs. , m-vie.w oume coming Country Week- the . perform ances of these men- cannot be over looked. Scores: — ? ? ; UPPER DERWENT: P. Hill, st. Geard, b1 Ploughman, , ,1 T. Huttpn, ;b Ploughman . . . . . 79 W. Ryan, b- Cunningham .:...
Sporting Notes TROTTING [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Sporting; Notes TROTTING Quite a number of horses are being prepared! to take .part in events at the New Norfolk Trotting Club's meeting to be held on January 13th, 1934. .Among those being prepared are.Woodash and Fallen Leaf, owned and* trained by Mr Ti Young. Ladie Addie and1, Our Cobber, ownjed by Mv A. Bromfteld; Ott'ena, owned „„ ,i u.. nfl-,. w t- oi, tutu uaiucu'.iuy.. .iui u it. jjiictnn, and Mr J. Sherriri's Happy.- Marven is showing1-- goodi'f ormv Valantiiia, Ben Brazil and. Coo Val-are also!; in' work for the coming events. Mr'J. Stamford intends taking, up training quarters at New . Norfolk, which will be beneficial to our local owners. Mr R. Strong has already talfen up his training quai'ters at New Nor folk, and has a very promising string of young no vices, which may not racc at registered meetings this season. All the above-mentioned horses are showing excellent form, and should not disappoint, their, owners j on 13th January. ? , -j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
'PLAZA'' THEATRE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23. 'WATERLOO BRIDGE' Supported by 'SCANDAL FOR SALE.' Featuring Charles ' Bickford. # SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24th. John Boles, featuring in ?? BAG K S T R E E T ' Supported by 'HE LEARNED ABOUT WOMEN.'' With Stuart Irwin and Alison Skipworth. CHRISTMAS NIGHT, DECEMBER 25th. Spcncer Tracey featuring in '20.000 YEARS IN SING SING' Supported by tha'O great Racing attraction, 'THE COUNTRY FAIR.' Starring Hobart Bosworth. BOXING NIGHT, DECEMBER 26th. The Popular Star, Lionel 13 any more, starring in ' YELLOW PASSPORT' Supported by 'TROUBLE IN PARADISE.' Featuring Kay . Francis' and Marion Hopkins. SHOP AT H. W. TRAILL'S WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE THE BEST Groceries, Ironmongery and Produce AT THE LOWEST PRICES. HIGH STREET, NEW NORFOLK. Phone: Norfolk 33. B. ML KILMARTIN HIGH STREET/ f] NEW NORFOLK, For Groceries and' Produce Phone 37. J. G. O'BRIISN FOR EVERYTHING YOU REQUIRE. B'aker, Grocer, Draper, etc. HIGH STREET, NEW NORFOLK. Phone 67. WHEN TOURING THE DE...
Council Meeting DECEMBER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Council! Meeting DECEMBER MEETING. The monthly meeting of the New Norfolk Council was held in the council chambers at New Norfolk on- Wednesday, December 13.;-There were present the Warden (Mr T. Andrews), the council clei-k, (Mr L. A. VnicrVit.^ niirl P.vc A _f -'Pirlrrnrm G. Matheson, M. M. Leeson, P. A. Feil, Fenton, ? A. Rainbird, W. W. Cooper, H. S.; Shone, N. W. West away, D. L. Abbott, A. F. Eisele, O. N. Graham, and R. O. Shoobrid'ge. INFECTIOUS DISEASE. After the minutes had been read, | Civ P. J. Graham raised the auestion of - the proper isolation -of contacts with- infectious disease patients. He said ? the public did not take enough notice- of the instructions issued' by the inspector in the matter of isola tion, and suggested a conference be tween the health officer and in spector. , ! It, was decided to confer with the Public Health' Department on the matter of isolation. | Cr. P. A. Feil raised the question' of the transport of patients to Ho jjart;' .arid; it was de...
LAST SATURDAY'S BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
LAST SATURDAY'S BEST. W., Bofliford,' Hawthorn . . 50 C. Regget, Mental Hospital . . 48 T. Hutton, Upper Derwent . , 79 W. Ryan, Upper. Derwent SO C. PJougJfman, Gretna . *70 * Signifies not out. ?T.' Bush, Hawthorn ? 3-3 W.''Ryan, Upper Derwent . , 4-27
Dover PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Dover PERSONAL. Mr A. J. Clennett, who underwent a serious operation some nine monthe ago in Melbourne, is making slow progress. He has now returned home to Stanmore. Mr A. Payne, who has been on the sick list for some weeks, went to TJVoWL-livi =+o-.r T,ic 'r- S.- Payne, and1 subsequently went to Hobart for treatment in hospital. . . Mr Archie Ford, who was an in mate of the General Hospital, Ho bart,. is home, and making good pro gress towards recovery. ? Granny Barber, who was not enT joying good health for some time, has much improved. REGATTA AND SPORTS. Final arrangements for the Dover regatta and sports were made at a meeting of the committee held last Friday evening. The secretary, Mr W. Jackson, junr., said record entries had .been received, and provided the weather was favorable, there was every prospect of the sports being most' successful. Mr W. J. Rapp was the successful tenderer for the sole right to sell cordials and' sweets, his offer being £10. KENNERLEY BOYS. .' A'...
New Publications [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
New Publications 'Modern Contract Bridge,' by Frank Cayley (N.S.W. Bookstall) — Contract bridge is rapidly supplant ing the game of auction among many players to-day. Mr Cayley has given in his new text book a concise and Tiolnfnl triiiflp . fnv riilpR nrifi reason ing in the new game.' The author himself is a recognised . player of the first rank, and an excellent teacher and1 exponent of 'the game, . : and' his book should supply the re \ quirements of those who under .. stands the principles of auction, and - ^vjho wish to adopt- the new pastime. ? \ ' 'All the various bids and the method . ? of scoring .'is clearly set out in this handbook, together with many help ful examples and1 problems. No prospective or practising player should be without it. ? 'Trv.mpeter, .Sound!' by D. L. Murray (Hodder and Stoughton.)— A large novel in two parts, covering af tremendous amount of informa tion and' shedding many sidelights ? ? i -n* — i ? j j ? : ? it. - ujjuu iiiu iii xziiigiciiiti uunu...
Huonville SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Huonville SCHOOL CONCERT. Last Wednesday evening in the Huonville Town Hall a most delight ful concert was given by the pupils of the local State School, in the presence of a very large audience.: The programme included choruses by the school choir, a dramatisation by the infant school, .tumbling acts by the senior boys, Irish- national dances by the senior girls. -A play, the 'Knave of Hearts,' by Grade IV. scholars, was a particularly clever and' pleasing item. Singing by the infants was followed by an amusing shadow pantomime, show ing a visit to the dentist's, rabbit pie and an exhibition of boxing. Grace ful dancing by the junior girls was loudly applauded. An amusing portiayai of . 'An Hour of Truth,' in which the char-, acters are forced' to tell .the -truth against their will, was .given by . Mr and Mrs B. Rogers, Mr J. Verren, Mr J: Skinner, and; Miss Billie Skin ner. - Much credit is* due to Mr J. C. Knight, Mrs Webster, .and Mrs Walker for organising -the entertain ment, ...
DROUGHT IN SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
. DROUGHT IN SOUTH AFRICA. ' A press message from South Africa contains appalling details of the- effects of drought in that coun try. It states: — 'The South African Government is feeding 250,000 people, half the live stock in some districts, have perished, and one es timate places the loss of sheen alone at 10,000,000. This is what the grip of drought has done for the Union already, and1 ' unfortunately it still tightens. A Cabinet Minister con fessed the other day that unless there is an early and heavy fall of rain the Government can do nothing- more, and the.- fate of. the . agricultural community will have' to rest in the hands' of Providence. A few show ers- along - the ' eastern ' side of the - country have given a little local re lief, but the bulk of South Africa is being burnt up by the scorching sun.
VICTORIAN CROP CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
VICTORIAN CROP CONDITIONS. Codlin moth and' black spot are reported to be more in evidence in most Victorian orchards this season than usual. Growers, however, are vigorously combating the pests, and it is hoped that fairly clean crops will be gathered. The auantitv will be - considerably below that of last year, which will most be reflected in the quantity available for the overseas markets. Harcourt (Vic.) fruitgrowers have entered a vigorous protest against the Federal Government's decision to re strict assistance- from the £125,000 voted' to apple and pear growers to orchards in necessitous circum stances. They are incensed at the Government's action, and consider that it was pre-arranged.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PROS PECTS. The present indications are that there will be a really good harvest of apples in South Australia, not withstanding that the frost prac tically stripped many orchards, and there will probably be at least 600,000 cases available for export. On the other hand, it is expected that the 'South Australian quota will only be in the vicinity of 520,000 cases.
Grass Grubs HUON PASTURES INUNDATED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Grass Grubs HUON PASTURES INUNDATED. - An extraordinary visitation of grass grubs has occurred in many parts of the Huon, the, areas most affected being between Dover and Southport, but Wattle Grove, Geeveston, and odd patches be tween Castle Forbes and Franklin 1 ? ? -1 ? 1 I ? il. ? ? 1. nave aiou ueen atuicKeu oy tne- pesi. So far the results have not been very harmful, but odd- pastures have been rendered useless for cattle, as the grass has been completely destroyed. In some places the insects have made their present most undesirable, as they invade ? shops and houses in thousands. The lone snell of drv 'i weather is said to have been respon sible for hte rapid increase of the grubs. A heavy downpour of rain would probably check their further advance.
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
SYDNEY MARKETS. The Sydney fruit and vegetable markets, which have been notorious for the lack of facilities for handling the enormous trade that passes through them weekly, are to be re modelled, and, when completed will cover an area of 20 acres, valued at £100,000, and the buildings will r»net. -P.1 30 flOfi TVtn olfovQ+iAtic in. volve the resumption of 18 small streets, and the making of new and widei ones. The erection of the new markets will be commenced as soon as the necessary legislation can be passed through Parliament, plans and specifications for the work hav ing already been di*awn up. Mr Les. Jenkins, of the City Fruit Markets, Sydney, recently stated that the 21 in. apple is not as popu lar now as the 23in. apple. Apart from the Granny Smith, Sydney pre fers red apples for dessert. Mr J. W. Black, manager of the P.D.S., has just returned' to Sydney from a trip to the East. He is of the opinion that more ' Australian fresh fruit could be consumed in the near East if sh...