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SICKNESS IN CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 August 1940
SICKNESS IN CAMP.
There were at present 165 sol- dier patients in the temporary hos- pital at Trentham' racecourse, stated the medical superintendent of the Vv eilington Hospital, Dr. A. li. Thorne, at the last Hospital Board meeting. Dr. Thorne said that the number varied from day to day ; a large number was con- valescent. '.'
SEATS ON BOARD. FREE AMBULANCE SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 August 1940
SEATS ON BOARD. FREE AMBULANCE SERVICE.
.The Wellington Hospital Board last Thursday discussed the ques- tion of representation on the Free Ambulance Board. It was pointed out-that the Hospital Board's grant to the ambulance' service was now £1600, and members agreed that they should have two representatives on the board of that organisation. A letter from the Free Ambulance stated that the constitution permitted of one representative frdm each local body, but an associate member could be appointed in addition in each case. It was mentioned that the Makara County, with a grant of £86, the Hutt County with £150, .and -Wellington City- with £500 each had equal representation with the Hospital Board. The. board decided that- the chairman (Mr. F. -Castle) should be one member on the Free Ambulance Board, and Mr. J. Purvis was selected as his substitute should he be unable to attend. On a vote being taken Mr. A. H. Carman was selected for the second posi- tion. The other nominees w...
PEACOCKS BRING ME ILL-LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 August 1940
PEACOCKS BRING ME ILL-LUCK.
(By Compton MacKenzie.)
(From the "Sunday Dispatch" London.)
What, are the most popular superstitions in this country1? I should guess the dislike of sit- ting down thirteen at table, spill- ing the salt, and walking, under a - ladder. N ■ ' - The first can be traced to thoughts connected with the Last Supper, and so far as I can make out has nothing to. do with any be- lief in thirteen as an unlucky num- ber. In fact, the association of the number 13 with - ill-luck is prob- ably an extension of the thirteen- at-table superstition. "" Yet so widely spread is this dread, of thirteen that you will- often find the number omitted "from the. bedroom of an hotel. I have seen a house in a row num- bered 12a to avert misfortune— foolishly, it may be added, be- cause to' call a house 12a cannot change its being the thirteenth house. The bad omen of spilling the salt is of great'antiquity. To eat salt with a man once upon a time sealed a bond of ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 August 1940
A. CLAPHAM CHIMNEY SWEEP. Expert Workmanship. Will visit Upper Hutt every Tuesday. Leave your orders with Hazelwood & Co. 'Phone 1. LOST.—Pink Cloth" Belt with buckle. Finder please return 'Leader' Office. FOR SALE.—Double Bed, 37/6, Single Bed, 27/6; £3 the lot. E. Bush, Beth Street, Trentham. 'Phone 267. WANTED TO RENT.—House or Rooms, preferably unfurnish- ed ; also board for lady and infant child. Apply 'Leader* Office. WANTED TO BUY.—About 300 feet l£in. galvanised piping. Particulars and price to 'Leader' Office or ring (57D.)
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
Registered at the G.P.0., Welling- ton as a newspaper. JNO. 01.
geange CARRYING GO. LTD. WHOLESAJLE DEALERS & CARRIERS. Daily Service to Weiliiigton. Lime, Cement and Bricks Supplied. Telephones: Upper Hutt N0..76M. Wellington 42-044.
LEN. BENGE MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery Charging. Ace.■• Welding, Break Down Service. TRepairs to all makes.of Cars. Tyres and Oils Stocked. Phone 40 M. UPPER HUTT
THE ROYAL N.Z. SOCIETY FOR THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
THE ROYAL N.Z. SOCIETY FOR THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
The usual monthly meeting of the7 Plunket.Society was held re- cently;,;; Mesdames Tfrogers, - Bel- comb e-Brown, E- Campbell, A. R. Jones, and. Miss Barton, were pres- . ent,, Apologies were received from Mesdames ;R. Smith, Blackley, Crawford, and Armstrong. Plunket. Nurse Little reported that new cases in the district num- bered 12 :f Upper Hutt, 3; out- stations.; 9.-Visits -to Rooms- Adults, Upper Hutt 110; out- stations, 68; babies, Upper Hutt, 93, .out-station,- 67; present school children,: 27,. 3. Total: 358. Visits to honfes—Upper Hutt, 91, out-stations, 707 Total: 161. - Nurse Little said that though well into winter months, there was - little sickness among the babies. Mrs. Rogers, President, report- ed^ that the funds of the society werevery low r;andthat some spe- cial effort must be made. The Secretary reported that in Karori, most of the mothers, after three months' attention to babies by the nurse, b...
PUBLIC COMPLIMENTARY TO THIRD ECHELON. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
PUBLIC COMPLIMENTARY TO THIRD ECHELON.
Upper Hutt -and District mem- bers of the Third Echelon are to be the guests of the public at a Social and Dance at the Record Hall to-morrow (Friday) evening. The function has been organised by a sub-committee from, the Upper Hutt Patriotic... Society and, as in the case of the function tendered to the Second Echelon members, a big crowd is expected . . . and will be realised. Come and spend an enjoyable evening with the/Boys." "..-■ Arrangements have been made for, a flashlight photographer to be present. . .■
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
Silverstream Social Club DANCE EVERY SAT..NIGHT '" - '"' '■''} ' ■■'''•' GRAND DANCE £oqd Music. Good Supper. .Excellent Orchestra. Bus leaves Upper Hutt! at 8 p.m. D. A. JACKSON, Hon. Secretary. WAYSIDE CABARET. THE MANAGEMENT of the above .Cabaret wish to announce ,±hat dances are postponed until the return of the troops. RECORD HALL, UPPER HUTT Tomorrow Night* Aug. 9. Public Presentation * ~" Social and Dance to Upper Hutt and District members of the THIRD ECHELON Good Music, Floor and, Supper. Ladies 2/-, Gents 2/6 d.
I R. S. A. I I DANCE £ I RETORD HALOLf 1 I ON J I WEDNESDAY NEXT f t AUGUST 14th, 8 p.m. | i Military Orchestra. ± t ADMISSION —GENTS 2/6', J ? LADIES 2/-, DOUBLE A/-.% LADY GALWAY GUILD. (UPPER HUTT BRANCH) THE ROOMS will be open Wednesday, Thursday, and Fri- day from 2 to 4 p.m. FILM DISPLAY IN ST. HILDA'S HALL. At the invitation: of the Social Committee of the Upper Hutt Branch of the Labour Party, the Shell Oil Company of N.Z., Ltd., has consented to scre...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
TJFPEE HUTT BOROUGH COUNCIL I^™_GNT OF RATES. For-the convenience of Ratepayers the Council office will be open on Saturday morning next, 10th August, from 9 a.m. to Noon. B. M. WILMSHURST, Rate Collector. UPPER HUTT BOROUGH COUNCIL. REMINDER DISCOUNT ON RATES Five per cent will be allowed on the whole or any poirtion of the Current Year's - Rates [except Sanitation] paid on or before Wednesday, 14th August, 1940. Remittances by Letter postmarked not Later than \ 4th WILL be available for discount B. M. WILMSHURST, Rate Collector
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
UPPER HUTT HOME AND SCHOOL ASSOCIATION. A N N U AI. MEET IN G of the above Association will be V '■. held. in. the RECORD HALL , MONDAY, AUGUST 12th at 8 p.m. '•_'... UPPER HUTT WOOD & GOALYA^ R.C.H. ASKEW 'Phone 375. — Main Road. UPPER HUTT. Carbonettes,. Coke, Screened Coal. The best in firewood 7' requirements.. < T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. BUTCHERS MAIN ROAD . : UPPER HUTT One Quality Only THE BEST. Phone 258. y Dtiily Deliveries Heretaunga Service_.Station. (E. R. MENZIES). Motor and General Engineer. WASHING, POMSHING, 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. PEACE AND SAFE^V AT LAST All the -Enemy Brought down the Chimney, . My Brush Returned SaSetly. MR. A. CLAPHAM, CHIMNEY SWEEP. "Visits Upper Hutt every Tuesday. Jjeave your OrcLeirs at Bteae^wood's.. WEEK-END SPORTING FIXTURES. FOOTBALL. Up...
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
A large attendance of Adsitors and members gathered recently at the Silverstream Hall when the combined Institute and Patriotic Committees held a display of goods made" for the refugees abroad. Mrs. C. Price, Vice-President, presided and welcomed .all pres- ent. It was reported that the usual four soldier's parcels for overseas had also been sent in. Mrs. Castle explained how the Avork is carried on and received an enthusiastic hearing. A very dainty afternoon tea was served by members of the .joint commit- tees. Competitions were won by Mrs. Futter, shortbread; best bloom and best, thrift article,, Mrs. Spackman. All entries in the class for shortbread were later sent to the. hospital at Trentham Camp.
OPENING OF NEW STORE. UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
OPENING OF NEW STORE.
- For the first time in the history of Upper Hutt and probably in IsTew Zealand, a new Retail Store Was officially opened by the Mayor. The. venue was Main Road, Upper Hutt and the store that of Mr.■ F. F. Hercock. Shortly after 11 a.m. on Thurs- day morning last, the Mayor, Councillor H. Lancaster, the Town Clerk and several business people, plus members of the general public assembled at the store and after a cursory look round, His Worship the Mayor, Mr. J. Blew- man, addressed those present. ..-..- The Mayor stated that Mr. Her- cock was to be congratulated on such a splendid store and he was pleased to see such an asset to the borough. Mr. Blewman said that Mr. Hercock had been in business 'at Upper Hutt for the past 17 years and /the new store demon- strated a forward step in the building of Upper Hutt. The dis- trict is growing and businesses, must expand to cater for the extra, population. Mr. and Mrs. Her- cock has given ...
RUSSIA FIGHTS DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
RUSSIA FIGHTS DISEASE.
(By Joan McMichael).
A friend .of mine who visited Russia last' year %as astonished to find them building wooden hospitals. "These won't last twenty f years, will they?" 7he asked doubtfully. "They aren't meant to." Avas the answer. "They will either be out of date in twenty years, or, better still, they won't be needed." Was this sheer bravado, or does the progress in preventive medicine in Russia .justify such optimism? • You can 'perhaps form an opinion on that question if I describe to you what I saAv of the actual working of State medicine in the Soviet Union when, as ,one of a. group of doctors, [ spent almost a month studying .the medical services in Leningrad, . Moscow, Kharkov, " and Kiev. I shall describe things exactly as I saw them, but you will "remember that what I am describing is prob- ably the nearest approach, in prac-' tice, to the Russian aims in medi- cine. \ Let us begin by discovering;..what happens to you if you fall ill ove...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
It is Avith deep regret that we record the passing away, of" Miss M.7 Farrow at Hanmer Springs recently . The deceased.lady was Widely known throughout the Wairarapa and Hutt y alleys where she resid- • ed for many years. During her residence in Here- taunga, she took an active part in the Silverstream Women's Insti- tute, being a.foundation member and also held office as Vice-Presi- dent and Secretary, and being held in highest esteem by all mem- bers. ' . We extend to Miss Farrow's re- lations our deepest sympathy in their loss.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
CHURCH SERVICES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Upper Hutt—ll a.m.; Matins; 11.45 a.m., Holy Communion; 7 p.m., Evensong. Trentham.—B a.m., Holy Com- munion; 7 p.m., Evensong (The Vicar). • Silverstream.—7 p.m., Even- song. METHODIST CHURCH. (Benzine Avenue). Morning at 11.—'The Cost of Worship.' Evening at 7.—'The Friendship of God.' , Preacher at both services: Rev. A. H. Ivory: -7 PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Upper Hutt.—ll a.m., Rev. J. C. McCaw; 7 p.m., Rev. J. C. Mc- Caw. • '■ Silverstream.—7 p.m.., Pte. F. McLean. Trentham.—7 p.m., Bible Class. Thursday, 7.30 p.m.—Meeting for National Intercession. UPPER HUTT GOSPEL HALL, . SUNDAY, AUGUST 11th. '' 2.30 p.m;—Sunday School. 7 p.m.—Bright Gospel Seiwice. All Avelcome. COMING EVENTS. Friday, August 9th.—-Au Revoir Dance. Monday, August 12th.—Home and. School Assn. Meeting. Tuesday, . August 13th. — St. Hilda's Bring and Buy. Wednesday, August 14th.'-—R.S.A. Dance. ■.'. • ; ... Thursday, August 29th.—War- rior's Dance. E...
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY? [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 August 1940
THEY SAY—WHAT DO THEY SAY?
(By the 'Listener.')
A THAT the Au Revoir Dance to the local boys of the' Third Eche- lon takes place to-morrow night (Friday). THAT the public are invited to be present the prices which are moderate, include dancing and supper. THAT' the R.S.A. Dance" on Wednesday next is being looked forward to by quite a lot of the boys from Trentham. THAT it is hYped the ladies will' be there in their hundreds. THAT dajice patrons are assur- ,-' ed of '' some evening. THAT some of the patrons at the Farmers' Dance had a thor- oughly good time. ■ THAT the dance demonstrated that a modern large hall is requir- ed in the district. THAT the proposed R.S.A. new hall will help cater■■".for dancers. - ; ' THAT the people of Silver- stream will be able in future, to get their --" Leader V' from Lan- caster's Store. - THAT Trentham readers will. continue to have theirs delivered. THAT we are pleased, to see r -'Norm" back on the pumps again. 7
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