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Huon Council MAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Huon Council MAY MEETING. - The monthly meeting of the Huon Municipal Council was held at the council chambers, Huonville, on Mon day last.. , Present: Warden G. C. Frankcomb, and Crs. W. Jackson, A. C. Parsons, D. E. Ryan, J. Cordwell, W. G. Albury, G. Russell, J. R. Roberts, H. G. Hay, C. White, J. S. Gnggs, J. Upchurch, .the . council clerk (Mr C. V. Davey), and In spector D. Stubbings. -' The Public Health Department no tified that Inspector Parker 'recom- mended certain improvements should be made to A. Thorp's butcher's shop at Ranelagh, and that the council irispector should report when the work is carried out. .The health officer (Dr. E. Marston Allester) reported that during the past month one case of infectious disease' (diphtheria) had occurred in the municipality, and that the patient had been sent to the Vaucluse - Hos pital for treatment. ThevHuonville Progress Associa tion asked: (1) That the bend' :near Mr Geo. Walton's should be widened; (2) that a footpath be const...
NEW HUON [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
NEW HUON ' A rare: film of beauty, movement, music and power is a' description that fits the new British Dominions pic tui-e at the New Huon Theatre this Saturday, 'Carnival.'. Most of the superbly lavish scenes are set to music — music that is not deliberate, but a subtle accompaniment to the rapid action of the production. The acting is superb. Matheson Lang, Dorothy- B.ouchier arid Joseph Schild kraut all give their best. Lansr needs no ;eulogy; his wonderful acting is too well known to the world, even though most of his performances have been confined to the English stage. Neither does Joseph Schild kraut,- whose romantic lover roles have endeared him to many feminine hearts. But Miss -Dorothy Bouchier merits special mention. She looks amazingly lovely in 'Carnival,' and her acting, poise and, general appear ance are excellent. 'Chance of a Night Time,' a typical Ralph Lynn comedy, is the supporting feature, in which- Winifred Sholter is co-starred.
Apple Varieties DETERMINING THE MOST PROFITABLE. ACTION BY STATE FRUIT BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Apple Varieties DETERMINING THE MOST PROFITABLE. ACTION BY STATE FRUIT BOARD. Following the criticism that oc curred over the- action of the Apple and Pear Export Council in prohibit ing certain varieties of apples from being exported overseas which : grow ers claimed to be among their most profitable, the authorities have' deter mined to make a more careful selec tion before 'the commencement of next season, and the State Fruit 'Ad- visory* Board has prepared. a form of questionaire, and upwards , of 4000 have been posted to apple growers throughput the State, together with a request -that the desired information be ; supplied as accurately and ur gently as possible regarding varieties of itrees and their ages, etc. It is hoped that all those engaged in the apple industry will co-operate with the Board. This work is one of the most important that the Board could undertake on behalf of the industry, as the information when compiled will be invaluable, and will serve a very useful pu...
Port Huon Wharf WATERSIDE WORKERS COMMENDED. NEED FOR WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Port Huon Wharf WATERSIDE WORKERS COM MENDED. NEED FOR WATER SUPPLY. At yesterdays meeting of the Es perance Municipal Council, Warden Burgess said) he had been very pleased at the manner in which the captains of the overseas steamers that called at Port Huon this season had referred to the shipping facilities of the port, and the manner in which the waterside workers handled the fruit. On account of these satisfac tory features it was probable thaj; still more vessels would be allotted to Port Huon next season, but before the port got its full quota it would be necessary to provide an abundant water supply. He had also be.en as sured by the chief stevedore of the overseas steamers that the Port Huon waterside workers' work compared more than favorably with, that of the Hobart waterside workers. He (the Warden) mentioned this because of the complaints that had been made by the agents of the interstate steam ers regarding the manner in which their vessels were loaded at Port Huon. Cr...
Esperance Council MAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Esperance Council Ui MAY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Es perance Municipal .Council was held attherJJover' Town Hall yesterday. Present: Warden E. Burgess,'' and Crs. C. James, J. W. Studley, F. Ash lin; J. W. Rowe, J. Harwood, H. Knight, W. Jackson, S. Reeve, W. Killirigback, E. Smith, W. Brown, H. Evans, F. Harrison, and the acting council clerk, Mr B.' O. Plummer. ELECTION OF OFFICIALS. for the position of the Warden— that of Cr. E. Burgess, 'who was re elected at the same allowance as last year.' Warden Burgess, in returning thanks for the continued' confidence in him by fellow councillors, said- he ?realised^ the district was not yet clear of the financial depression, but the atmosphere was a little clearer, and he hoped that a definite improve ment w.ould take place in the coming year. He was prepared to. again give his best services to the rate payers, and hoped to deserve the same loyal support from the council as he had' so generously received in ! he 'past.'1 i . ??...
Belgrove Provisions NEW HOBART BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Belgrove Provisions NEW HOBART BUSINESS. The 'Belgrove Provisions,' which is now open at the corner of Murray and Collins Streets, Hobart, will be the most up-to-date and the most hygienic butcher and small goods business in Hobart, and country shoppers can have every confidence that their goods and meat will be served under the most hygienic con ditions possible. In their new factory in Elizabeth Street, Messrs A. J. Drysdale Pty. Ltd. have in stalled the very latest machinery for the manufacture of their small goods. The 'Belgrove Provisions' has set a new standard in the manufacture and supplying of small goods. Messrs A. J. Drysdale Pty. Ltd., in opening at these spacious and spotlessly clean premises, have introduced the most modern and hygienic machinery for the manufacture of their goods. The same in their new factory in Eliza beth street. There are two refrigera ting machines, controlled by the latest type of thermostatic control. New chopping machines, sausage ma chines and...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
THE WEATHER. ! The Weatihsr Bureau reports that a fairly genera-J r^in has been re corded over Tasmania -Last week, but registrations were only very -Jjght- to light in southern districts. The north- j west quarter, however, received some; good faMjj, totals ranging from about 3 inch to .ov«r 2 inches. The East Coast received from about 3 inch to 1 inch, and other northern And. cen tral plateau stations from 3 to £ jneh. ?Temperatures were mild for the tjmei of the yea-r, and favorable for con tinued growth of £rops and pastures.' Extreme temperaturei for the week tut Hobart were 65.7 cfeg. pn the ?11th, and 41.6 deg. on the 8th- cx-| ?tremes for J?t.her parts of ' the State j were 68 deg. at jjrtdystone Point on' ?the -11th, and -30 deg, ,it Moina on' tJw;,8th. Rainfall at southern sta tions-were as -follows: — Hamilton, 20, points; Bothwell, 18; New Norfolk,.' 13; Hobart. 21; Springs, 44; Frank-! lip nil; Hythe, 2; Cape firuni, 11. The highest fall .for the Slat.t; \yns ttt, ^oina...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
AUSTRALIAN FRUIT AND Produce Co. Ltd. MEMBERS OF- THE SELECTED AGENTS' ASSOCIATION. HEAD OFFICE: SYDNEY. SHIPPING No. J52 Branches at Newcastle (N.S.W.) and Municipal Markets, Brisbane (Q.) SHIPPING No. g All consignments receive prompt attention. Account Sales forwarded , . on completion of Sales. . ME. V. IKIN, Hobart Southern Representative. Correspondence Invited. FRUITGROWERS! CONSIGN YOUR FRUIT TO F; H. G. ROGERS LICENSED FARM PRODUCE AGENT EXPERT FRUIT SALESMAN, MUNICIPAL MARKETS, SYDNEY. Our long experience in the handling of Tasmanian shipments qualifies us to place your Fruit to' the best possible advantage, assuring you highest prices, prompt returns, together with EFFICIENT SERVICE. Shipping NO, 83 Established 1900 F. CHILTON LICENSED FARM PRODUCE AGENT CITY FRUIT MARKETS, SYDNEY RELIABLE ADVICE. PROMPT RETURNS. HIGHEST AVERAGE PRICES. The Firm with the Reputation for Reliability CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. SHIPPING NO. 5(J ATTENTION, TASMANIAN FRUITGROWERS. For Prompt Retur...
COMING TESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
COMING imtS: ' ?:..-'? General interest is now centred around the cricket in England, and the ^Cji'ijirmances of the Australians there. liitei-«st will be further in creased within tht! .'-njisi-f' few weeks, as the time for the first -Ttsst .match dra\ys near. Those who are ?without - a wireless .receiver will miss the joys of listtsiiijjg: by a comfortable fire in their own -home to the changing for tunes of the game. ?'!'?))« Fi.sk Radiola with its remarkable ranges .n#d pQiia] quality can be secured at very' -.e,a. sonable prices, and in a number of models. ?Findlays Ply. ? Ltd. r'are Southern Tasmaniatj (listrihiitjirs for he Radiola. . . , ... -?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
I Important to Huon Shoppers I When in town call at the new modern Butchery, I Smallgoods and Dairy Produce Store known as I BELGROVE PROVISIONS | (A. J. Drysdale Pty. Ltd.) B Corner Murray and Collins Streets. Opp. Webster Roraetch Bus Office. 1 Best Quality Meats. Choice Fresh Cooked Meats. I Smallgoods and Dairy Produce. I TAKE HOME SOMETHING APPETISING FOR TEA H , Before boarding the bus n Inspect our new factory at 162-164-166 Elizabeth Street, Hobart. AVAIL YOURSELF OF THE OPPORTUNITY OF PURCHASING GOOD SOUND GARS & TRUCKS AT COMPETITIVE PRICES. ALL THE UNDERMENTIONED ARE IN THOROUGH MECHANI CAL ORDER AND ARE FULLY GUARANTEED. TERMS ARRANGED. Alvis- Single Seater, a very smart looking sports car, registered ? £125 Ford Roadster, registered, just been thoroughly overhauled £150 ? Willys Tourer, registered, late model, been exceptionally well cared for .. .... ... £150 Essex Sedan, Mascot model, re gistered, general condition of car faultless .. . . . . . .:: ;. £190 Chr...
Cygnet BATHING FACILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Cygnet 1 BATHING FACILITIES. In spite of the approach of winter and the occasional cold days that have occui'red1, bathing is still a popular pastime in Cygnet. . ^ Even childi'en are still taking their dip in: the briny; and when asked if they did not suffer from extreme cold, one of them replied, 'Not too bad once you get in.' The chief disadvantage is the absence of suitable dressing sheds. Could not our usually ? live and up-to-date community supply this needed utility? It pnly needs some enthusiast to start an agitation, and a ready response is sure to be made. TO HELP THE NEEDY. Cygnet residents have earned the reputation for extreme generosity towards the needy, arid a lot in this direction has beeri done in a novel Tim \r HPVtn ? Pirwnnf T3r»l./vp Pnwiiwiftftft has devised several means of securing household' requirements and clothing for people who have not, through lack f-f employment, been able to purchase these needs for themselves. Many articles which the niore fortu na...
Coming Events [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Coming Events May 19 — Grand Dance, Bracside ' Hall. May 19 — Dance, Cradoc, Public Hall. May 19 — Euchre and Dance, Moun tain River Hall, May 23 — Grand Dance, Glen Huon Hall (Parents' Association). May 24 — Grand Concert, Dance and Supper, Crabtree Parish Hall. May 24 — -Grand Dance, , Franklin Town Hall. May 25 — Annual .Catholic Fair, Geeveston Town Hall. May 26 — R.S.S.I.L.A. Dance, Cradoc Public Hall. May 26 — Annual Catholic Fair, Pub lic Hall, Castle Forbes. May 30 — Concert and Dance, Castle Forbes Bay Hall. May 30 — Lecture by Rev. H. E. War ren, Huonyille Town Hall. June 1— Boxing Tournament, Cygnet Town Hall. ? June 4 — Dance, Franklin Town Hall. June 13 — A.I.F. Ball, Huonville Town Hall. THE Hnon & Derwent Times THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1934.
R.S.S.I.L.A. DANCE AT CRADOC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
R.S.S.I.L.W. DANCE AT CRADOC. The Cygnet sub-branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. an* d&sirous. of purchas ing for ? the Cygnet Public7 Library a complete set of the Australian War, History, arid1 to this end are organis-i ing some social functions, the first of wMch will take place in the Cradoc Public ijajl on Saturday evening, 26th inst.' (Orchestral music and supper will be -yroyjfjed.
LECTURER IN THE HUON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
LECTURER IN THE HUON. Rev.H. E, Warren had a wonder ful reception at Melbourne last week when he gave an account of his ex periences in tde little known areas of Northern Australia. The audience wcs thrilled at his graphic account of some of theincidents he experienced. Mr Warren will' repeat the lecture at the Huonville Tpwn fla)j on Wednes day, 30th inst. ' \
King's Cup Race HUON COURSE EULOGISED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
King's Cup Race ? -►_ ? HUON COURSE EULOGISED. Following- the second failure .of efforts to row a King's Cup eight oaredi race on the Derwent, thi-ough the boisterous conditions of the water, the , following remarks have been made on the Huon course, which was twice inspected while the crews and .their supporters were in Hobart during the first week of this month: — The rowing writer of the 'Globe,' Melbourne: — 'After visiting Frank lin and viewing their splendid course on the Huon, I am surprised that the Tasmanian Rowing Association did not decide to hold the King's Cup there. It is doubtful if there is a finer stretch of water in the Common wealth for a three-miles race. All the visiting oarsmen and the officials were loud* in their praises of this course. A race could be followed by road from start to finish. The course is wide enough to take ten crews, and yet' is not wide enough to be affected by side winds. If it were too rough to row on the Huon, it would be too rough to ro...
Geeveston DISTRICT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Geeveston 1 DISTRICT NEWS Two American teas have been held lately in aid of the funds of the Roman Catholic Church fair, which is to be held shortly. One was at the residence of Mrs F. M. Hill, and n eoab the residence of 'Mrs F. B. Hill. Both .-were well attended. An American tea was neicl in the Geeveston Congregational Sunday School in aid of the Women's Guild. There was a good attendance, arid musical items were given by Mrs E. H. Bennett and Miss M .Thiessen, and the Rev. J. F. Dickinson enter tained the gathering. The members of the Guild provided afternoon tea. Senator J. B. Hayes visited Geeves ton and expressed himself pleased with the progress the district has made since his last visit. He was particularly interested in the develop- 1 ment of Port Huon, and the exten- 1 sions to the overseas wharf there. It | was during his term of office as Min- j ister for Works thatt the wharf was began. ? A euchre tournament and dance, ! organised by Mrs C. James and Miss' Jean Reid, w...
Southport BUSH NURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
Southport BUSH NURSING. Sickness is very prevalent in the district, and the bush nurse (Sister E.'M. Castle) ^has been having rather a busy time of late. The secretary of the Bush Nursing Committee (Mrs R. Wilson) has been on; a three months' leave of absence from the committee. It is under stood that she has agreed again to take up the duties of secretary. At the last meeting of the committee, reference was made by the chairman (Mrs B. O. Plummer) as to the recent sad bereavement, and a motion of ; condolence was passed to the secre tary (Mrs R. Wilson) bn--the. death of her father. WEATHER AND FRUIT The weather of the past week has been very fine, with frosts. Previous to this very rough weather was felt, and; several hailstorms, which caused much damage to the late apple crops. As the fruit shipments are nearing an end, the s.s. Breone has now finished her running for this season, therefore we are only having the one boat a week, the1 s.s. Dover, on Mondays. FOOTBALL. The opening...
NEW NORFOLK EUCHRE TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
NEW NOKFOLK EUCHRE TOURNAMENT. A successful euchre evening was organised by the ladies of the Cottage Hospital Ladies' Aid Society for the benefit of the hospital, and held in the parish hall last Thursday. The effort resulted in a satisfactory sum being raised for the purchase of use ful and necessary articles not fur nished thr.ough the general fund. ; TOC H.. Members and visitors had a very interesting evening last week. There was a good attendance. In addition to the usual round of business, songs and social intercourse, Dr. C. H. Rowe gave a very interesting talk on the 'History of Medicine,' tracing 'the growth of knowledge and de velopment of medical science from the earliest times to the present. This -led to a keen discussion, the doctor kindly answering many ques tions. The1 evening finished' off with the usual jolly supper. It was noted that interest in the movement is being sustained, at New' Norfolk, a large number of new members having joined; up with the organisation ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. PRESENTATION BY SIR JOHN EVANS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 17 May 1934
RIFLE SHOOTING. PRESENTATION BY SIR JOHN EVANS. Siiv-John Evans during his visit to Cygnet on Thursday last presented the trophy which he had donated for competition among members of the Port Cygnet Rifle Club. The trophy, a- handsome silver cup, was won this year:by Nat. Kelly, and in presenting the cup Sir John congratulated the winner, ? and said that it was his in tention to present another cup for competition under similar conditions. The competition covers a period of two years, and the winner is the man who makes the greatest aggregate score during that period, one shoot a month being fired for the trophy. Mr Kelly was unable to attend on Thurs day, and Mr R. Bell, captain of the club, received the trophy on his be half. Mr Bell thanked Sir John Evans, and said that the club greatly appreciated! the interest and gene rosity displayed by Sir John.