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LABOUR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
The Annual General Meeting of the Upper Hutt Branch. of the 'Labour Party was held on Friday evening last, there., being .a. very large number of members pres- ent. The Secretary, Mri .0. J. Plum- mer, in his Annual Report, dealt with the activities -of the Branch for the past 12 - months, which had been very strenuous.- owing to the Municipal and General elec- tions. The election of officers for the ensuing year were:—President,. re-elected, Mr. P. Robertson; /Vice-Preside at, Mr. F. Whiteman, re-elected; Secretary-Treasurer, Mr. O. J. Plummer, re-elected; Executive: Messrs. Lynch, Francis. " Franz, Duske and Clyma. : The President, in / returning thanks for his re-election, stated that he would do all in his power to make the Branch even better than 1938. ' ' V ' Mr, "Whiteman also returned thanks for the continued, support. Mr. 0. J. Plummer, who is be- • ginning his eighth year as Secre- tary, thanked, the' members, Exe- cutive and President for their as- sis...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
THE GEANGkE CARRYING CO. WHOLESALE DEALERS & CARRIERS. ; Daily Service to Wellington. Lime, Cement and Bricks Supplied. Telephones: Upper Hutt No. 76. Wgton. 12-606. T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. BUTCHERS MAIN ROAD . UPPER HUTT. One Quality Only THE BEST. \ Phone 258. Daily Deliveries. P. ROBERTSON Undertaker and Carrier MAIN ROAD, UPPER HUTT. Phone 20. LEN. BENGE MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Carg. Battery Charging. Ace. Welding. Break Down Service. Repairs to all makes of Gars. Tyres and Oils Stocked, Phone 40 M. , UPPER HUTT.
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
Dear Sir, I desire to bring before ths notice of those of your readers who may not already be aware of the position, a matter which is of vital importance to the Borough as a whole and to the Silver- stream-Trentham end in particu- lar. I refer to the Council's recent attempt to de-restrict the previ- ously existing speed limit of 30 miles .per hour from Silverstream to Camp Road, Trentham, a dis- tance, I understand, of approxi- mately two miles. In the first place, Sir, why dif- ferentiate between various inter- nal districts within the. Borough itself as -regards the question of speed? .1 cannot . imagine" any valid justification for this incou-- sistency, buf • sound argumeat- . could be produced, if such were necessary, .*.n support of uniform- ity. . , ■ Allow me to point out also, for; the benefit of those who may imagine that the term " de-restri;>. tion" means merely the raising of the speed limit from 30 to 40 miles per hour that this is not.so i. ...
UPPER HUTT BOROUGH RATEPAYERS' AND CITIZE'S ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
UPPER HUTT BOROUGH RATEPAYERS' AND CITIZE'S ASSOCIATION.
Following is a copy of the letter sent to the Borough Council by the above Association as a pro-" .test against .the., (motion passed at' the -last ; Council meeting :— Dear Sir,---At the last meeting of Executive of the As- sociation, the attitude taken by the Council, in connection:' with the o* the- by-laws, re- Tatirig to Tiding of cycles, was viewed with considerable, disfav- our, and after due consideration it was resolved that "This Asso- ciation deplores the stand r,aken by.th,e Oouncil in cpndeniriing the action of the local Traffic Inspec-. tor, in prosecuting juvenile of- fenders against the by-laws rela- tive to riding' of bicycles?' ■'',"! My Committee are •of th c opin- ion that the actions of'this officer rather merit commendation for his efforts to enforce a much abused by-law. especially in view pi' the Government's policy of road safety," aad we feel that the Council, by their' actions in this matter ha...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
The. Upper ■: Hiitt Rugby Club will shortly .be going to': harness for the and it isf:an- ticipated that this year' .will be even better than previous. ' The Honorary Secretary, . Mr. B. St. Johnston, will be pleased to give you any information on the activities of the Club. It is hpped to have a full .must- er of players in all grades, and all intending players are request- ed ; +m register as soon; as possible;
HUTT VALLEY TROOP LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
HUTT VALLEY TROOP
LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN.
The Troop held its Annual Picnic and also the Three-monthly Shooting Competitions at Mr. and Mrs. W. Clifford's' farm, Wallace- ville ori ; Sunday* March sth, 1939; 4 • It was an ideal' day for. both the shooting and the picnic -and the spot chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford; alongside the river was very nice. ':,.• , All the young children enjoyed;' swimming and sun-bathing while the Frontiersmen had their shoot. Mrs. Frank D'avies, the Cham- pion of the Wellington Provincial Miniature Rifle Association gave an exhibition at 50 yards. Mrs. Davies, who stated. before her shoot, she.- was not feel- ing top good, but judging by the result of her score it was agreed by all, that it was a wonderful performance, her score being 68 out of 70 and getting 3 bulls and 4 nines. , '■'' The results of the men's com- petition was as follows-:- 1 - Sergeant Ken Anderson, '(25), 61.2, (50), 62.1, (100), 64; (total), 187.3 ;■• ■~ Trooper. F. D'avi...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
CHURCH NOTICES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND, THIRD SUNDAY IN LErfi. ~ Trentham: 8 a.m., H.C.; 7 p.m.: Evensong .(Me. Finlay). Upper Hutt: 11 a.m./ Litany and- H.C.; 7 p.m., Evesong (Mr. Avery). i Silverstream.: .7 p.m., Evensong (Vicar). ■ ' ( . Akatarawa: 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr. Tomlin). , Week-day Lenten Services ; as usual. , Rev, N E. WINHALL, • Vicar. -■,'.■ . ' PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. * Rev. John Badcoek, ing accepted .a" call' to another Parish, is not now available to ■fill the existing vacancy and ar- rangements have been made for Rev. J. C. McCaw, o;£ Te Puke, to preach next Sunday. . ' - Upper Hutt, 11 a.m. i Rev: J. C. McCaw." /■ > ."•-■-. ■■£-■•;. ; Wallaceyille,: 2 p.m,: Rev. J) ; & '.'McCaw.-'.'- ■■■'■;'•;;,. .'■.'-■;''■, . "'"' : V ' Upper Hutt, .7 p.m.: Rev. J. a" .McCaw.', ;:••' :•- ; .-.- -. ;• ';;:'• C* --•** : Silverstream: 'No Service. .'"""''"' Trentham- NO:Service; - *« -F- '■"<■■, Communion at Upper Hutt postponed to 3rd Sunday (19th March) at 11 a.m. Special fre...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
CAMP PICTURE THEATRE TRENTHAM. Screenings commence at 7.30 p.m. THURSDAY, March 9th. "DAD & DAVE COME TO TOWN" Featuring Bert Bailey and Fred Mac Donald, the original DAD & DAVE. (Universal Certificate.) SATURDAY, March 11th: . 808 BURNS : IN "THE ARKANSAS TRAVELLER" The first of Paramount's 1939 Productions. 808 BURNS is a great Comedian. (Universal Certificate.) . TUESDAY, March 14th, CLATJDETTE COLBERT and CHARLES BOYER :/v -■/."•'"■ ■ : •-. -.--•■■: 1 << TOVi^iCH ,, with Basil Rathbone & Anita Louise. '■' ;••- comedy, feature. "Claudette Colbert," a" Duchess who - i J Hv' •"• does the dishes/ .■■-.; A. Certificate. UPPER HUTT RUGBY F.C. ;'lQ.ttv-AWNUAIi,\-.MJESBTING; Toi bfe; held in the . MAJESTIC THEATRE, on ■'•.-..:'. TUESDAY/ March 14tit at 8 p.m. To receive. Annual Report and Bal- ance and Election of Officers. ■-'■"'.; Ail members and; intending mem- bers are asked to be in attendance. .-''■■': H. ST. JOHNSTON (Jnr.) Hon. Secretary.
ST. MARGARET'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
ST. MARGARET'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
On Saturday, March 4th, St. Margaret's Presbyterian Church, Silverstream, held their Annual Garden Fete at' the home of Mr. and. Mrs. F. Castle, Chatsworth Road. Sir James Elliott, opened the Fete, and the attendance, was good, visitors being present from Upper Hutt and other parts of the district. Mrs. Wakelin arid Mrs.. Williams judged the babies in the show and Mrs. Hopkirk and Mrs. Wallace The children's fancy dresses. The stalls and other at- tractions were well patronised and the amount raised very satis- factory. The organisers, St. Mar- garet's Ladies; Guild, wish to thank all who helped by dona- tions of money and goods to make the Fete a success.
FIRE BRIGADE'S DEMONSTRATION AT WANGANUI. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
FIRE BRIGADE'S DEMONSTRATION AT WANGANUI.
The members of the competing team from the Upper Hutt Fire Brigade, left on Saturday last for Wanganui to take part in the demonstration. . The representatives for Upper Hutt are Demity-Superintendent F. O'Rilev. Foreman L Hughes,- Fireman F. Turvey and A.,' Mc- Carthy. The competition officially com- menced ™<*terday (Wednesday) Upper Hutt and Petone tied equal second in the four-men motor ,ev«nt and coiled hose dry drill, Thirty-onie teams competed.
BOWLING. ANOTHER HONOUR FOR UPPER HUTT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
ANOTHER HONOUR FOR UPPER HUTT.
Upper Hutt may only be a. small town, but it must be known , to New Zealand that we produce champions here, the latest of .these'being the champion of cham- ■pi on bowling pairs won on Thurs- day last against the\best in Well- ington by Messrs. P. Quinn and .C. A. Rendle. Both of these players are sea- soned bowlers, and have .been showing excellent form Nthis sea- son, Quinn getting into the semi- final of the single championship recently in Wellington, whilst Rendle was the only player in the Wellington province to show any- thing like form at the Dominion tournament. , • In the semi-final on Thursday last, Upper Hutt's pair were op- posed to Kelburn ancl won by 21—13. The final saw the local pair up against Skoglund and Lundon, Wellington's representatives, and after a disappointing game owing to the scores being so lopsided, the 21st head was not played," Up-er Hutt winning,by 27 17.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
There will be no' cricket this week due to the visit of Sir Julien Calm's team, to "Wellington. Play- ers Who can do so are urged to see this fine sid j , in action. With two matches remaining to be played, the points are as fol- lows:—Wesley, 67; Upper Hutt. 64 j Trentham, 38; Army, 23.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
MAJESTIC 8 P.M. SATURDAY 8 P.M. Popular Double Feature Screening HELEN BRODERICK VICTOR iMOORE -,' \ .. - ; 'IN ■■■■.' She's Got Everything A rollicking romance of a penniless debutante and a ; wealthy young business man. Also • . i . _ . .. PETER LORRE '■'•'■ ■■ IN ■■'■'■■.. ' '...."■-■ ..'' : .- Mr, M The ciime detecting champion of fiction and film joins with the son of Chan and solves his most dangerously difficult case. Sale Sale Sale / , ; p ~~ T" LADIES SHOIES TO BE SACRIFICED MUST BE CLEARED REGARDLESS OF PRICE Shoes from as Low as 7/11 Per Pair CHILDREN'S SHOES , ALSO ' HEAVILY REDUCED. MAKE' SURE OF GETTING AT LEAST ONE PAIR OF THESE FROM LJES Mt>tPSS BOOTMAKER & REPAIRER Opposite MAJESTIC THEATRE FIRST CLASS REPAIRS AT CITY PRICES,
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
MAYFAIR FRIDAY. Grand - Double Feature THE RITZ BItOTHERS ■'..-'. ■..'. : '-/ '• : . 'IN.--■.■■■'-■: •'. r - Life Begins In College The world'S newest fun \ favourites 1 in their .first' starring laugh sensation: • You can lead them to college hut "you can't niake them think. . Approved for Universal 'Exhibition. Together with SALLY EILERS LOUIS HAYWARD IN"" CONDEMMED WOMEN A stirring- drama of hearts in bondage. The secrets of a woman's .penitentiary that will open your eyes. Iron bars don't make bad girls good! Recommended by Censor for Adult Audiences. < . _ 2 P.M. SATURDAY ' 8 p.m. 8 p.m.. MONDAY 8 p.m. ERROL FLYNN * JOAN BLONDELL IN PERFECT SPECIMEN Eirrol —-six foot three of -all he-men —the perfect answer to a maiden's prayer, l and distinctly Okay . with tantalizing Joan. The story of a he-man who learned more from Joan in twenty-five minutes than he did from grandma in twenty-five years. A per- fect macicap adventure comedy with thrills and hilarity galore: Approved for ...
BOROUGH COUNCIL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
BOROUGH COUNCIL PICNIC.
A very pleasant day was spent by the members of the Borough Council and staff- on Saturday last, when they held their Ist. Annual Picnic at Maidstone Park. The energetic organiser, Mr. A. W, Humphrey and his Committee were well on the job and at the conclusion of the day, everyone was full of praise for the great time enjoyed. Lunch, and afternoon tea was. served by the Committee, in ad- dition, the children were especial- ly catered for with ice-cream, soft drinks,- fruit, etc. Councillor Rendle presented the prizes to the successful winners on behalf of the Mayoress, who had left earlier. Arhong the officials present were the Mayor and Mayoress (Mr. and Mrs. P. Robertson), Deputy- Mayor (Mr. J. Blewman), Coun- cillor and Mrs. P. Gray, Council- lor and Mrs. W. Greig, Councillor and Mrs. Poison, Councillor and Mrs. Rendle, Councillor T. Clyma and Mr. B. Wilmshurst Town ■ Clerk. ; ' The Committee consisted "of Messrs. R, Robinson, Chairman; D. Tisdall, A...
THANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
The Chairman and Committee of the above picnic wishes .to thank all donors of cash and prizes, thus making the picnic a magnificent success. v . . They .also desire to thank those ladies who so. kindly'gave up the clay to help in ;the. washing up and waiting at table, also for looking children. • To one. and "all' who in any way assisted, many many thanks. v . : r. A.' W HUMPHREY, ... Hon. Secretary.
N.Z. TENNIS CHAMPION. EXHIBITION MATCHES AT UPPER HUTT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
N.Z. TENNIS CHAMPION.
EXHIBITION MATCHES AT UPPER HUTT.
Over 200 people assembled on the Upper "■•.'Hutt.' Tennis Club's ground on Saturday last to see Mr. N. Y. Edwards, New" Zea- land's lawn; tennis, singles cham- pion play a series of exhibition matches, also to farewell .him be- fore leaving to proceed : to Eng-'; ■land where he will represent New Zealand in the" Davis Cup match- es. ■•'-; .'■'•'' ' ■'' ':■;.-:; "•".• .;' ■•;- '■.■ • ;... At the conclusion of the match- es, the Mayo.-, Mr. P; Robertson, p resented M c.. Edwards witK a wallet, donated by, the people ot: the district.' ; ; - • Mr. ' Robertson stated that, it was fitting that such a f ion; should take place in a spot. \yhere (the Edward's family was "well-known. When the present club was founded, among those who assist- ed to prepare the ground was';the> guest of honour's father, who,' -frith Dr.. Kemp and myself work-' ed early in the morning digging holes for posts and doing other work for the club...