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UPPER DERWENT EARLY FROSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
UPPEE DERWENT EARLY FROSTS. The weather has been very fine, with beautiful days, - but the nights have been very cold, with fogs and frosts., Several of the frosts have been very severe. Last, year we did not have a really . heavy, . ;frost until the 1st of July. . Those- people who do. -not. live near -the 'rivers are still carting water for household use, and rain is needed badly..' . .' R;S.S.I.L.A. . The Macquai-ie Plains 'sub-branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. was . officially opened on May 26th. ? Officers were present , from Hobart,' and Mr Keith Terry was elected president of the sub-branch, the committee being ?Messrs K. Terry; '? S. Glover (secre tary), Ni Westerway, - T. Medhurst (treasurer), F. - Oakes, L. Green,, F Herbert; C. Rainbird, R; D; Stephens. Mr J. Gardiner rendered musical items. Supper was provided by the ladies' committee, and the tables tastefully decorated wiht chrysanthe-: ?mums and autumn leaves.1 EMPIRE DAY. Mr V. W. Shoobridge gave an ad dress to ,the Glenora...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS IN ENCLAND News Bulletin Honors of the Week go to : D. C. BRADMAN C. V.iCRIMMETT 160 5 for 27 v. Middlesex. v. Middlesex. Match in Progress— v. Surrey. NEXT MATCHES : June 2-4-5— Lancashire. June 8-12— FIRST TEST at Nottingham. 'THE FIRST TEST.' MR l\ S. LAUGHLIN, of Laughlin's Shoe Store, 83 Liverpool Street, Hobart, who was born in London, and spent some time in New Zealand, says he was never caught with three wickets in hand, but admits he stole a few runs before he was bowled out. He thinks the first Test match will be a draw (for big crowds), like his Rubber Knee Boots are at 13/9; his Waterproof Boots at 14/6. The Plated First Grade at 16/6 will win every test, and while as watertight as a fish, are as soft as a woman's heart. The fastest seller of Men's Boots in Tasmania, and he pays freight; while his Bby's Boots are as tough as | Murphy. Write up to-day, it pays.
Wattle Grove PREMIERSHIP BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Wattle Grove PREMIERSHIP BALL. One of the most enjoyable func tions held in the district for some time was the premiership ball organ ised by the Wattle Grove Cricket Club on May 24th, to celebrate the winning of the B Grade premiership of the Huon Cricket Association. The hall was tastefully decorated' with balloons and streamers by the cricket club committee. There were manv visitors present from Geeveston, Surges Bay, Cygnet, and the sur rounding district. A dainty supper was served! by the ladies' committee, consisting of Mesdames Leech, Direen, Jackson, and Oakford. The drawing for a case of preserves re sulted in Miss O. O'Neil being first, and Mr C. Griffiths second. Excel lent dance music was supplied by Mr B. Dillon. BUILDING OPERATIONS. ,The settlers of this district, who were unfortunate in being burnt out, are re-building. Mr W. Coad has just completed a modern bungalow on his farm, and- Mr J. Direen's com modious new house is in the course of construction. THE APPLE CRO...
Long Service COUNCIL CLERK RETIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Long Service COUNCIL CLERK RETIRES. - Further tributes to the efficient manner in. which Mr A. E. Davis, -of Geeveston, has for 25 years carried out the. duties*. of council clerk which position includes that of clerk of courts, were made ? at the Dover, Police Court on Wednesday. . The chairman (Mr W. Jackson, J.P.) said-.that from the time he first occupied the position of council clerk till he resigned, a. few days ago, Mr Davis showed the same conscientious method1 of carrying out- his duties, Mr Davis . had, made a carefuL, study i of his~ work; -and invariably gave : the best of advice to the -wardens, coun cillors, ratepayers, and those who had business with the courts.- His cour teous manner greatly assisted those with whom he had to deal. He greatly regretted that health reasons compelled Mr Davis to resign. Mr J. Clennett, J.P.; said he had known Mr A. E. Davis for vex-y many years, and;had:' always found him capable, trustworthy andi honest. Mr S. Reeve, said, no .complim...
State Elections MR. B. J. PEARSALL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
State Elections I MR. B. J. PEARSALL. i ... i ? : ? ' Mr -B.. J. Pcarsall has just con rcluded':a^to.ur of. the Huon and Cban |nel ? districfsj^andAddressed 'meetings at er. :h of the 'principal 'centres. , He ! -was -given, very sympathetic hearings, and made a good' point of the fact i'that as 'One of the very few primaiy producers 'who was offering his ser-. -vices^'arid asl the last to be . rejected j at the -previous- election :three,, years ' ae-6' he had [rood claims for lhe!?suv-- port of electors jn.,theso-districtsl He pointed ou^thatjnever. in 'the ^history of Australia -have-Aiusiralia's ;pripiary iridustiies' faced such a sessions vpi'isis; Upon oui*' exports wc- depend' fdr the payment of our 'overseas: obligations. In years when conditions were good] wages;. and profits- were .high; .there , were- very- little unemployment and everything prosperous, .. when . prices fell depressional unemployment ^as sailed Australia in every direction: Over 97 per ? cent-^of j our ov...
Paper Making ASSURANCE OF SINCERITY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
1 Paper Making ASSURANCE. OF SINCERITY. 'The people of Tasmania; may feel assured , of the sincerity . of those be hind 'the great newspapers' proposals to make paper in Tasmania as soon as- they are completely satisfied ,of the practicability and .economic soundness of the industry,', said Mr A. H. Stuart, general -manager of ' the 'Svdnev Moraine Herald,' and . an acting director of Papermakers. ! -Ltd., .in referring to the projected j fmaimTactuve of paper in Tasmania, i | Tasmanian hardwood, he explained, i was -an entirely 'new raw material i for paper-making. , Before millions i ;of pounds were sunk 'in plant arid other, ^necessities it : was . vital, : not, 'only in the interests/ of, the' people ^who were. to furnish the money, and .the newspapers; that would have to . find^ihe/.profitSjs'but. to o Tasmania itT self,'., that when the industry was fouridecl; ; it should ' be on 100 per cent sound- lines. It would be- fatal to rush headlong into putting in the plant without- ...
Crabtree HARVEST THANKSGIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Crabtree HARVEST THANKSGIVING. . On the 13th inst. the annual har vest thanksgiving scrvice'was held in I St. Pavid's' Parish Hall, Crabtree. i The altar was tastefully decorated with; fruit, vegetables and: flowers. The Rector, Rev. Ian Macdonald, con ducted' the service. On Monday evening the gifts were sold to good advantage, the proceeds being' 'ap- plied to. the church funds.' . ?;! BUSH NURSING. Fc-v some years past functions have-, been held periodically in the Huon- municipality in aid- of a bush nurs ing scheme, and some weeks ago it: was reported that a nurse was to take! up7 her duties at Crabtree, but up to. the 'present' nothing has been . -seen of s her. Contributors to the fund are wondering when- ;the scheme will 'be put, into' operation. ?; ?. ? STATE SCHOOL.' After ra fortnight's ' - holiday . .the' Crabtree State - School , resumed work' this' week. ' 1 : , k-- Empire Day was - celebrated in - the, usual way. : -Adda-esses suitable forj the occasion were delivered...
FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
I ' Y FRANKLIN. At the Franklin Police Court on the 24th inst., before Mr W. A. G. Smith1 and Dr. R W. Lawrence, Js.P., Inspector Grant prosecuting, . . Owen James Bridges was charged with- driving a lorry at Franklin along the main road that was loaded beyond the weight allowed under: the Traffic;- Act. It was shown in 1 evi dence bv the Dolice that the lorrv contained 150 hardwood cases of -apples and- 100 pine ? cases of apples.. A fine of £1 with 9s costs was - im posed. Hed'ley McMullen was charged with carrying away two bottles of ale from the Federal' Hotel on 9th May, after 10 p.m. He pleaded guilty, and was fined 5s with 10s costs: ?: . Reginald Roach was fined 5s with 8s costs, for using indecent language at the recreation ground, Franklin, on 28th April last.
Deep Bay SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Deep Bay SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT. A very enjoyable concert and dance was held in the Deep Bay hall oil Saturday. night last, when the pupils of the Deep Bay State School, under the direction^ of Mrs F. Thomas, jun., andi Miss M. Latham, enacted nursery rhymes, each pupii being dressed to represent a special character. Those taking part were uoreen. juance, rea riamg nooa; ray Dance,, bo-peep; Dulcie ' Clifford, J daffy down dilly; Dulcie Siggins, little Betty ' blue ; Sheila - Crisp, fairy prin cess, with Irene Clifford as her train bearer; Lucy 'Sheppard, farmer's wife; Helen Crisp, little miss muffet; Arthur Dance, v robin hood; Bert Cowen, old king cole; Reg. Siggins, ding dong dell; Ron. Clifford, simple .simon; -Viv. Thomas, baker boy; Alan Siggins, jack horner; Milfrid Crisp, boy blue; Don. Clifford and Martha Challis, jack and Jill. The hall, was tastefully decorated, and dancing followed the concert. A dainty, home-made supper was served by the ladies. Mr W. Shep pard, on, beha...
Police Courts DOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Police Courts DOVER. ' At the Dover Police Court yester day/ before Messrs W. .Jackson, S. Reeve, and J. Clennett, Js.P., Inspec tor Grant prosecuting, v Dallas Stanley pleaded guilty to stealing a calometer from a motor car at Dover on 28th April, and was fined £1. with 8s costs. ? Roy Horsey was fined 5s, with 9s costs, for throwing stones on' the main road at Dover on 5th May, and for a second offence of the same nature, Darrel Worsley was fined 10s with 9s costs.
Fruit Industry NEED FOR ORGANISED MANAGEMENT. AMERICAN SCHEME IN OPERATION. A LEAD FOR TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Fruit Industry NEED FOR ORGANISED MAN AGEMENT. AMERICAN SCHEME IN OPERA TION. A LEAD FOk TASMANIA. During the past few months we have repeatedly stressed the need for a scheme of management of the mar keting of, fruit on; an industry basis, and while the Suggestion has met with' the. approval of individual grow ers,- nothing definite has yet been accomplished by the growers towards .the adoption of a more profitable means 'of selling fruit than the present, inadequate and out of date methods. ? The slump in fruit prices is not peculiar to Tasmania or Australia. America, where fruit growing is conducted on an infinitely larger scale, and where marketing methods are:better in many respect than: they are in the Commonwealth, has found it necessary to take steps towards en suring better returns for the grower, and to this end adopted the Agricul tural Adjustment Act, which enables those engaged in primary production to make agreements regarding the orderly marketing of their crops, and ...
A Little Heroine SAVES HER SISTER FROM THE FLAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
A Little Heroine SAVES HER SISTER FROM THE FLAMES. _ -A brave, deed occurred at Cata maran last' Saturday whereby a -little girl, -TJielma Jones, 10 years of age, saved her younger sister, Doreen, from death by burning. It appears . that some children at j Catamaran decided, to build up a bon- i fire on Saturday morning to further i celcbrate Empire Day, as they had already done on the previous Thurs day. Among ; them were Doreen (aged 2J years) and Thelma Jones, daughters of Mr Edward Thomas Jones. The children,, it .appears, had all been taking part in throwing bushes and sticks on the fire to keep it burning, and when Thelma was coming back to the.fire with an arm ful of brambles, she- was horrified to see her little sister .had fallen in the fire, and' that her clothes were alight. ?The child dashed into the flames and dragged her sister away from the fire, tearing , the -. -burning garments from her body as quickly as she could, in spite of the pain 'that it caused . her 'hands...
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs W. T. Tliorpe Pty. Ltd. sold by auction in their mart last Friday: — ? ' Butter, 1/ to 1/6 lb; cream, 8/ to 14/ doz.; pears, 4/ case; strawber ries, 5d to 8d punnet; preserved eggs, 10d' to 1/ doz.; fresh eggs, ? l'/5J to 1/9 doz.; apples, 1/ to 2/ case; cabbages, 2/6 to 3/ dozen; cauliflowers, 9d to 3/ doz.; tomatoes, 5/ per case; potatoes, 3/6 to 6/6 case;, leeks, 2/ doz bunches; parsnips, - 1/9 doz. bunches; carrots, 5/9 bag, : 1/6 doz, bunches; onions, 7d to 9d small bag; pumpkins, 7/ to 24/ doz.; * ' swedes, 3/6 per bag; beef, lSdto 7di; pork, 5d to 7&d; lamb, 3£d to 8d; fresh sausages, 4d to 45d lb; Bel gium sausage, 6d to. 8Jd. Live poultry. — Ducks, 4/ pair; cockerels, 2/ to 4/3; roosters, 3/6 to 3/9; . fowls, 3/ to 3/6; hens, 2/9 to 4/6; pullets, 3/ to 5/6;' turkeys,. 8/6 to - 10/6. Dressed 'poultry. — Fowls, . 2/6 to 7/ pair; ducks, 5/;. turkeys, 10/ each; gegse, '4/ each; rabbits, 6d to 9d pair. I . - Cockneys make- good settlers in | the Do...
CLUB NOTES KERMANDIE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
CLUB NOTES KERMANDIE. Kermandie supporters are thinking of opening a hospital for its casual ties. Hec. Eyles, torn muscles in knee; Bert Rodd, bruised thigh; W. Knight, ruptured thigh; Jim Great batch, ill; Phil. Gorman, twisted knee; and Bill Thompson has been added to the list with an injured back. Two or three of these will be recovered enough to play next Saturday however. Roger Palmer improved still more this week, and* played easily his best game so far this season. He had plenty of work to do, and hardly made a mistake all day. Jack Warren was injured early in the game, and was moved fullfor ward. He recovered later, arid after half-time gave the Huonville backs a busy time. He kicked five nice goals. Reg. Ashlin did the bulk of the ruck work on Saturday, and did it well, but was a very tired player at the finish. Syd. Gane appeared to feel the responsibility of captainship rather heavy, and he was not so' alert as on other occasions. All the same he was one of the best. Alb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
State Elections, Sat,, June 9, 1934 * FRANKLIN DIVISION ^ '' ' ^ ' ' ' ' 1;' ' * A _ ' yvjf ^ ^ TjJ ^ v „ ^ c r- 1 . .,r: c ^ ^ * » ^ t - /-r vi ||The Welfare of the State is j ? ? dependent on its Primary ! 'J Industries. , I - ^ vm-te'rT| ; v/j PEARSAU, B. J. A practical farmer and fruic- ! grower, who has served three ; years in Parliament, eight ! years Warden and over 20 years a miember of the King j borough Council, Chairman of , ! State Fruit Advisory Board, ? a Vice-President Tasmanian j Farmers & Stockowners Ass., |. and holds a number of other; public positions. Has always given the closest, attention to his public duties, j and should : be . qualified to safeguard your interests in Parliament. ; I Primary Producers, Support the Candidate whose interest is yours. (Authorised by B. J. PEARSALL, Kingston.) . — 1 l=s=5=^s=Kg=1 STATE ELECTIONS. j ' WATKINS' Ba : ' NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL. SOUTHERN TASMANIA.. j Under direction of the Council. j . Candidates' Meetings:...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
Requirements I jg| FARM and PADDOCK GATES, iliiis® III wire net™g, i BARB and PLAIN FENCING RINGKNOT FARM FENCING. BARN and IMPLEMENT PAINT HORSE and COW RUGS, DAIRY REQUISITES. Double-Riveted Galvanised Tanks 50 TO 5,000 GALLONS. PROVED BY RESULTSl — ^ ^ BASIC PHOSPHATES ? . ? . ? ? ? ^ ? ? ? — ? ; ? ; ? FOR THE FARMER Builds, up. Pastures. - * : ; - Encourages the growth' of Clovers'. ~ -?* Supplies mineral coritents that are :essential ? to produce healthy Stock. FOR THE ORCHARDI3T Produces hard, goodrkeeping Fruit.; ' - . Makes for Healthy Trees. / , 'Keeps your soil supplied with the most necessary constituents. l i V'A-- v ,A 1 - '* ! x- 1 ^ ^ 1 1 The above photograph is of Wheat grown with Basic Phosphace by a well-known farmer is Southern Tasmania. It yielded 70 bushels to the acre. You cannot afford to expend money on expensive fertilisers — Why do so when you. get the desired results with Basic Phosphate. N. L. liOPKINS FERTILISER MERCHANT 1 DUNN STREET . . . - - - - - HOB...
LOWER DERWENT ASSOCIATION. LACHLAN d. PLENTY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 31 May 1934
LOWER DERWENT ASSOCIA TION. LACHLAN d. PLENTY. Before a good, attendance, Lachlan outclassed Plenty in the roster of matches under the banner of the Lower Derwent Football Association on Saturday at Lachlan, to the tune of 19 points. The play was interest ing, particularly in the first half, which caused much excitement on ac count of the even scoring. Scores at the quarters were: 1st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. Lachlan . . 1.0 3.7 5.8 6.8 Plenty . .. 1.1 2.2 3.3 3.7