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LOYAL PRINE ALFRED LODGE, M.U. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
LOYAL PRINE ALFRED LODGE, M.U. There was a large attendance of members at the fortnightly meeting of the above Lodge held last Mon day evening. The Lodge assembled for the first time for several years in it? former lodge room. The room, which has been used for projection of cinematograph T)ictures in recent times, has been renovated and fittings installed, and brethren are pleased with the conveniences now provided. Extracts from the half-yearly bal ance-sheet showed that during the pat six months the sum of £148 was] paid away in sick pay, while twelve new members were admitted, making the membership 186. Bro. P. G. Voigt, who has carried on the position of financial secretary for the past two years, tendered his resignation on account of pressure of work, apart from lodge duties, preventing him carrying on. Four nominations for the position were received' at last Monday night's meet ing, and the new appointment will be made on the 2nd January. A special evening has been arranged f...
FIRE AT NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
FIRE AT NEW NORFOLK. A stubble paddock, the property of Mr A. V. Downie, took fire on 'Tuesday last, and burned fiercely for some time, endangering the Der went Valley Co-operative stores,' Mr Downie's barn, filled with hay, and a number of cottages. It was firsti noticed by Mr G. Young, an employee of the Pioneer Woodware Company, Ltd., and the alnrm was raised, and assisted by his fellow employees and people nsar by, the fire was extinguished. The paddock adjoins the property of the Pioneer Woodware Company, and it is thought probably a spark from the furnace originated the fire. No damage was done.
POSTPONEMENT OF GYMKHANA. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
POSTPONEMENT OF GYMK HANA. Although it was quite a useful little rain that did it, and was much needed in the country, there was a natural disappointment that it should come on Saturday afternoon, and cause the postponement of the Gymkhana, for which so much pre paration had been made. It was cold and showery during the early part of the day, then rain set in m earnest a little after midday, that made the holding of the Gymkhana practically an impossibility. How ever, the rain has done good, and we can hope for the Gymkhana another day, which will probably be early in February next.
ANGLING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
ANGLING. There: have been very. .few-, fish caught during the last week. It is thought) they have migrated further up the river. Mr Larado reports a couple of small trout,, and Mr P. Young a catch of seven, of which one weighed 71b., another 31b., the others being smaller. Mr A. C. Walker came back from a trip to the Lakes with a decent catch.
Norfolk Regatta NEW NORFOLK REGATTA COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Norfolk, Regatta — ? ? ? j NEW NORFOLK REGATTA COMMITTEE. The Mersey Rowing Club has ac cepted the offer of the New Norfolk Rowing Club to loan them their new racing boat to compete in the Seniors Four event. Decided on the motion of Messrs Andrews and Matheson that) the New 'Mnrfnllr 'Rpcrnfctn P.nrnrmttpp rlnnate £1 Is to the fund enabling the lassie to compete for the Foster. Cup. It was resolved to have only one ladies' rowing race owing to only bwo crews competing from Mel bourne, and that the first prize be £5. It was resolved to entertain Lady Clark and friends to lunch at the Bush Hotel, New Norfolk, on Boxing, Day. His Excellency the Governor' will lunch with the committee on the ground. The following donations have been received towards the funds of the. regatta: — Hon. L. M. Shoobridge, £8,* Marks and Saulwick, Ltd., £1 Is; Robert Reid and Co., £1 Is; P. 0. Fysh and Co., £1 Is; D. and W. Murray, £1 Is; Cascade Brewery, £2 2s; Dr. Aitken, £1. , It was decided to insure the...
ENTRIES FOR ROWING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
ENTRIES FOR ROWING EVENTS:. The following- entries have been received1 for the New Norfolk re gatta, to be held on December 26th (Boxing Day). The entries this year are remarkably good, totalling 68, and the committee are anticipating a very successful regatta. The starting times are given of the various races, and the first crew, mentioned will occupy No. 1 position on the township side of the river, the remaining crews occupying the posi tions in their order: — ' ; Maiden Fours. — Heat 1 (9.45 a.m.): Mercantile No. 2 crew, New Norfolk, Derwent No. 2 crew, Sandy Bay. Heat 2 (10 a.m.) : North Esk, Lindisfarne, University, Buck ingham No. 1 crew. Heat 3 (10.20 a,m,) : Mercantile No. 1 crew, Frank lin, Buckingham No. 2 crew, Der? went No. 1 crew, Huonville. Final (2.50 p.m.) Junior Eights (10.45 a.m.) : Sandy Bay, Derwent, New Norfolk, Huon ville, Tamar. Maiden Sculls (1-1 a.m.) : S. Jack (Tamar), V. St: Leger (Bucking ham), E. Major (Lindisfarne). T.R.A. Champion Fours (11.20 a.m.) :...
CHRISTMAS AT NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
CHRISTMAS AT NEW NORFOLK. In and around our districts are many signs of the approaching fes tive season, one has only to. glance at the shop windows to realise that our old friend Father Christmas will soon be with us once again. There are oifcher signs, too; the activities of various organisations — .- ? Li ? ? 2-1 ? J 4-1 ? 4-'U«4- ,U-*r\ sporuiig, sucicii, au-x uiuov uuaii . uy . their work prove that the old, and, proper spirit of Christmas goodwill and good cheer, is as strong and lusty as ever. Holidays and' social gatherings, and all kinds of outings are being.,. planned far and near,, and those in need of cheer and _ en couragement in (these difficult- times have not been forgotten. All these activities helping to make up the sum total of kindness, enjoyment, and merry-making. in organised sport tne cniei events now being prepared for are the New Norfolk . Regatta, the Bushy . Park Show, and a Gymkhana a't- the_Ouse. Other activities arc the holding., of a Christmas tree by ...
"COUNTRY FAIR." [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
'COUNTRY FAIR.' Lovers of a good horse and a horse , race wilifind much to interest, them in the .screening of 'Country Fair,' which is the second attrac tion at the Plaza on. Saturday. It also : gives an insight into American horse, racing metnoas ana- oinei crook schemes are worked by a cer tain class of 'sportsmen' in some parts -of 'the State. The picture ? is based' on the story told by Roy Fitzroy, and is directed by Louis King. ?
Theatre Notes "20,000 YEARS IN SING SING." [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Theatre Notes '20,000 YEARS IN SING SING.' This screen drama was taken from j the book by Lewis E. Dawes, warden of Sing Sing prison, who unques tionably knows more about the crim inal life, as well as the technical side of prison affairs, than any other man in the country. The story deals with a 'Big Shot' gunman, who, when finally convicted, believes he can rule the prison as he ruled his political gang. His personal attach ment for the warden becomes so strong that he voluntarily returns to prison and1 the chair when on parole, rather than let the warden down. Besides the many thrills, including a prison riot, there is a_ glowing under lying romance, made inspiring by the touching loyalty of women convicts for their misguided' husbands and sweethearts. Spencer Tracey has the leading role, with Bette Davis playing . opposite him. Others in the cast include Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot, Grant Mitchell, Warren Hymer, Lois Calhern, Edward J. McNamara, and Sheila Terry.' War den Dawe's b...
Apple Export REDUCING, THE NUMBER OF VARIETIES. PLEA FOR COMPENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
Apple Export REDUCING THE NUMBER OF VARIETIES. PLEA FOR COMPENSATION, t Speaking at the meeting; of the Franklin , branch of the Agricultural Bureau last Friday evening, Mx* J. '.Hi- Mason combatted very successfully thei movement that has lately gained support on the mainland for a re duction of the quantity of fruit going -overseas by the simple' pio Cfiss of iirnhihitimr pvnnrt ? !nf certain varieties. :.Mr Mason pointed out that such a proposal was grossly- . unfair :-;to those' growers who' are. in the ? ? un foi'tunate position ; of gi'owing those varieties which happen to be de clared 'black.'' If;, these varieties had proved to be 'not wanted by buyers they would automatically be come unprofitable, and it, would be a very foolish orchardist who would go on producing ixriprofitable fruit year after year. . The fact was, how ever, that some of , the prohibited varieties were distinctly profitable, and, to cut them out would cause , a severe loss to the grower concerried.' Ther...
EXPORT LAMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
? EXPORT LAMBS, The task of reorganising the Meat Board has been completed, and the newly-appointed seex'etary (Mr G. H. Cooper) is in occupation of the head office at Temple Place, Mac quaric Street, Hobart. Farmers and stock owners generally have been assured that, provided consignments are forwarded promptly, there- will not be -any delay in the processing and marketing of the lambs. Until further notice advances will be guam anteed on the following scale: — A1 gi-ade, *10/ a head; A2 srrade, 11/ ; A3 grade, 12/; B1 grade, 8/; B2 grade, 9/,
LARGE LITTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
V LARGE LITTERS. The 'chief advantage of lai*ge lit ters is that they allow a n^argixv for those casualties which often occur, comments an overseas writer. In a very large litter there are certain to be . some pig that are more or less wux Liiiuoa J.IUH1 cnc mot. ouuii pi&a can be sacrificed without any qualms. But even when the family is a large one it is a mistake to weed out any pig that seems to have a chance un the danger pex-iod is over. As a general rule, this extends over the first three or four days after birth. If any pig succumbs from natural weakness or from some unnatural cause, the misfox*tune will probably occur within the period mentioned. After that one may use one's dis cretion in regard to the remainder.
A CHERRY ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
A CHERRY ORCHARD. j Some idea of the size of the largest cherry orchard m the world may be |fpi*med from the following story | which was related ? by Earl McNeil | recently in a mainland daily : — ?[/Do you want to make a foi'tune? ?.GovWfiSt. vnillt'- ma.iv — with n hicr an. petite. Go straight to Baldo Cun xch's chexTy orchard at Young (New South' Walec), the lai-gest in the world. You can make your foi' tune in a. day. I tried and failed, ;b'ut you: may haver a better appetite, and win. - ? 'Cherry pickers start .at 5 a.m;, while the fruit is cool. When: the sun gets on the cherries they, be come soft, and are not so easy, to pick. We arrived at 6 a.m., and Baldo Cunich. was already among the pickers. .. ... - . ^Eat a cherry . off reach', '.tree,- -and the property is yours,' he said. -This was easy,. I thought, 59 I began, to eat cheri*ies. Sornehow, at the end l oi nan an hour l was still very close to the place where I started, and the I cherries seemed to be as bin: as apple...
MILITARY SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 21 December 1933
MILITARY SOCIAL. A very enjoyable social was held on Thursday night by members of 'B' Company, New Norfolk, to mark the ending of the half-year, Decem ber, 1933. Privates C. Geard and J. Rollins led the chaps in a com munity singing competition, after which supper was served. The sup per arrangements were ably carried out by Lance-Corporals H. Parkis and V. Goodsell, and Private F. Adlard.