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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
HUONVIEW PRIVATE HOTEL, HUONVILLE. M In the Heart of the Apple Land. ; Excellent. Accommodation for ' . i ' .r Thirty Guests. ' Lock-up Garages. Car for Hire. - Fishing; Golf and , Tennis Sale' Days: Dinner, from 1 1 .30 1 till 2/ ' BARRY ROGERS,* ? ' Proprietor; EVERYTHING for the CAMPER Half the joy of camping is in the « .. . proper Camping Equipment. ' I ' ' ' -That's what we specialise in. S You're sure of getling reliable. S , goods at rock-bottom prices when 9 . you come to CaNE'S. B TENTS' AND FLYS ? CAMP STRETCHERS ' FLASHLIGHTS . - HUNTING KNIVES GUNS; RIFLES , GAME BAGS ' AMMUNITION V FISHING-TACKLE 'j HATCHETS , . CAMP cans; . . , LANTERNS CUTLERY . TORCH: BATTERIES ' r FOLDING ' : TABLES and' CHAlRS I-P~ T.J . CANE & CO. LTD. L 74-76 ELIZABETH ST. HOBART J
DARGY'S MOTOR SERVICE Time-table. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
DARGY'S MOTOR SERVICE | Time-table. ? Leaves- Franklin for -Hobart daily at -7.45 p.m. Leaves Hobart. on. .re turn at 5 .p.m. N.B. — Saturdays, leaves Hobart 10 - a.m. and- 2.30 p.m. - Sunday, leaves Franklin 8.45: a.m. and'Hobart T p.m.' . ' Co-operative Motors, 131 Collins St. Pho'ne: Franklin 7, and Co-operative . , ? ? ?? Motors, 3061. -CHRISTMAS AND NEW^ YEAR : ;? -RUNNING. ::. /'(Saturday, Dec. 30 — Leaves Frank lin 7^45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Leaves Ho^ bart 10, a.m. and 5 p.m. 'Sunday, Dec. 31— Leaves Frank lin ,8.45:a.m.1 Leaves Hobart 7 p.m;.'.' '' . ' ? :-':'ttMondasy;'!. Jan. . ? ii— Leaves Franklin at- 7^45 a.m;; and/leaves Hobart for Shipwrights '-. Point ( . Regatta. 9.30. Leaves- Hobart 7.30 p.m. WISHING ALL A MERRY XMAS | AND1 A HAPPY NEW YEAR. ' 1 , t ? ' W. T. DARCY, Proprietor.
Christmas Eve NEW NORFOLK EN FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Christmas Eve NEW NORFOLK EN FETE. ; (By V.R.) 'Christmas conies but once a 1 year,' and on Saturday evening, which was virtually Christmas Eve, the entire Derwent Valley seemed to be en fete. I strolled up High Street about U .p.nii, : and -notvfor ya;. long time have I seen New Norfolk so busy. A special train during the afternoon had brought a number of, country people into the town, and they mingled with the locals in _ a busy, huriying throng. The Christ mas .spirit was to' be found in. every nook and-cranriy, and for. a time . Old Man Depression was put. into a coiv ner and forgptteji.; .Gay, laughing faces,., eager, -jexpectaiit children' is suing orders to, be conveyed to] Santa Claus, and busy; ..shop assistants darting hither and,, thither, gave the town a very festive, animated air. Shops were crowded, and owners re port good sales, while- the pavements were lined with ' a tightly packed moving crowd, like a kaleidoscopic maelstrom. Brightly-colored lights in gaily festoo...
At the Theatres THE PRINCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
At the Theatres r' I THE PRINCE. | --??With Jean Harlow and Lee Tiacy as co-stars heading an ' impressive . cast, 'Blonde Bombshell.' opens this Saturday .at the Prince of Wales Theatre to ' provide the heartiest ' chorus of laughs of all i recent film productions. , Directed by . . Victor ! Fleming, it is a -r-aucous, hilarious presentation of all these myths .thilt \ have . been . woven around film stars I and the motion picture industry, I and is ably, interpreted by a note- ' , worthy cast of popular players; I ? 'The Deluge,' featuring Lois Wil-| son and Peggy Shannon is a strong] supporting feature, while the popular-i : Australian Cinesouna Review, and) ?the. Overseas Newsreel will round off j ' a programme of outstanding merit. ' SHOPPERS' SESSION. I The management notifies the pub lic ; that an alteration is to be made, ?in- the 'new year- in the commencing ' time 'for the morning session, which . ? at.present commences at 11 a.m. The change will undoubtedly meet with the a...
High Grade Apples DOES IT PAY TO GROW THEM? AN INTERESSTING COMPARISON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
High Grade Apples DOES IT PAY TO GROW THEM? ? AN INTERESSTING COM PARISON. Many Tasmanian fruitgrowers are;. , inclined to be pessimistic over the, future of their industry after their, experiences .[this year on both the:' overseas '.and .interstate markets,.- and; they feel that their; only prospect, of continuing lies in reducing their working costs, which means ; less cul tivation, less pruning, a decreased use of fertilisers, 'and cheaper coii-: tainers. The effect of all this will ; sooner or later be a lowering of the. quality of the fruit and1 its appear ance, and from this point to , the finish i is usually short and certain. ij[t is -interesting to notice that -in the' November sisue of the American' Fruit Grower, just to hand, a con-' tributor, who is said to grow an aver rage of 30,000 bushels of apples per season, John .Chandler, discusses this sane problem from the American, ppint of view, and because of the;' remarkable resemblance of the con 'ditions- to those of Tas...
Women's World MODES OF TO-MORROW [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
| Women's World | | MODES OF TO-MORROW j ' Lilian Harvey, charming English 'girl ?at present in Fox Movietone City, ? Hollywood, starring in Fox pictures, here shows the very latest in bathing wear — woollen shorts in royal blue, with blue and white striped brassiere. .Many a woman who has watched ? her favorite film actress parade across the screen in a dazzling gown has wished should could own and wear the clothes of the movie stars. But for the most part, these movie star 'creations' have been discov ' ered to be too- dramatic, too daring to 'be perfectly at home in the ave rage. woman's wardrobe. Beautiful . to 'look at, they have proved far too exciting to be appropriate for that casual luncheon, dinner, .or theatre date. With this thought in * mind, Royer, stylist at Fox film studio, has adopted a fashion policy whereby the majority of his clothes can be copied and used by all feminine theatre 1 goers, whether they liye in city man sion or country farm. ? Sally Eiler*s clothes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
MRS. R. M. HALL WILL PRESENT AT^; - ' PLAZA ' THEATRE SATURDAY, DEC. 30th. NEW NORFOLK. JOHN BOLES . and IRENE DUNN featuring in 'BACK STREET Supported by 'THE. LAST COUPON ' With Leslie Fuller. SUNDAY, DEC. 31st. RICHARD ARLEN Starring in ' CAUGHT ' MONDAY, JAN. 1st., 1934. (New Years' Night) The Beautiful HEATHER ANGEL Starring in 'After Office Hours' SUPPORTED WITH ''PURCHASE PRICE' Featuring G. Brent and Barbara :Stanwych. (Passed for General Exhibition by the ^Federal Censors). ERIC O'BRIEN General Store, Lachlan PETROL, OILS STOCKED, GROCERIES & PRODUCE. WHEN VISITING ' NEW NORFOLK STAY AT iRock-hampton House (F. FITZGERALD, Proprietor.) ! ';Ev.ery Convenience. ? TARiFFj 8/- PER DAY. Coming Eveiits Jan 1 — New Year's Day, Bushy Park Show, Dance at Night. ..RAIL TRIPS AT VERY CHEAP FARES. FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY. CHEAP EXCURSION TO RUSSELL ( FALLS. BUSHY PARK SPORTS. rrRAINS leave New Norfolk for ' National Park (Russell Falls) at -10.37, 11.16 a.m.; Plenty, H.O and .11.32; ...
Huonville MR V. R. LONG FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Huonville MR V. R: LONG FAREWELLED.] Mi' V: R:. Long, ' who has ; been conductor - of the Huonville, Choral Society during his - two years' resi dence at Franklin, and has mow re ceived notice of his transfer to . New Town school, was' given a compli mentary social in-the Congregational school hall last Tuesday by ^the mem oers , oi tne .oociety.,.- - inere was a | large attendance, and . the' proceed ings' were :of ? a' very hearty .-and - en joyable nature. Mr L. ? J.Fyle, chairman of the Choral'. Society; pre sided, arid during an interval in the musical programme, asked . Mr' Lone to accept a handsome eight-day clock ds a mark' of appreciation' of his-. ser- vices'-., as conductor and ;the: goodwill of every member; He paid a glow ing tribute to Mr Long's ability as a leader- . and attributed a.M large mea sure of 'the choir's success to his en thusiasm .and. regular; attendance at the rehearsals. Other speakers who referredin complimentary terms to Mr Long's work on behalf of t...
Sad Fatality INQUEST AT NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Sad 'Fatality INQUEST AT NEW1 NORFOLK. On Tuesday an inquest was opened by .the District Coroner, Mr H. A. Warner, at' New Norfolk; on the body of Ernest Richard Young, who died on 'Monday as the result of in juries received on Saturday last. Inspector Tompkinson appeared on behalf of the police. Walter. JDatid .Ysunig, brother of the deceased, gave -formal evidence of identification. He stated that deceased was 58 ,years of age, and was born at New Norfolk. He was married, and had a wife and nine children (two sons and seven daugh ters) . Witness saw deceased at about 5.45 p.m. on Saturday, De-; ccmbcr 23rd, and afterwards saw him in the Cottage Hospital at New Norfolk. He last saw him alive on Monday about 2.30 p.m. ' Inspector Tompkinson asked for , an adjournment until January 4th:, 193.4, to give him time to collect further evidence. The application was. granted. After the adjournment of the. in quest, Patrick Vincent Curtain,, a youth, who was arrested the prev ious day, appea...
NEW HUON [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
I NEW HUON ! ? r -? 'Film products of the British Em pire are offered by -the management of the New Huon Theatre this Sat . urday and next Monday (New Year's Day). .For Saturday there is- 'The - ' Officer's Mess,' a London product. The film is adapted from the success- ! ful West End stage . comedy that con vulsed London for many months. No v less successful' is the film production with its big cast of well-known Lon don' stage artists, including Richard ? Cooper, Harold French, Elsa Lanch- ! ester, and Mary Newland. No bet ter cast could have been found for the parts, the players bringing out ? the abundant laughs of the story in . inimitable fashion. .The supporting picture is 'Money Talks,' starring Australia's own j Judy Kelly, with Julian Rose, ' the j leading Hebrew actor. This is- a | comedy of how .a Hebrew turns spendthrift to 'vin' a fortune. I On Monday two All-Australian' productions are to be presented. 'Diggers' fs a' sequel to 'Diggers in Blighty,' and concerns the am...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
THANKS. HTHE . Directors of the Derwent Valley Fruitgrowers'. Co-op. Ltd. -desire to thank all those em ployee^- of the Pioneer Woodware Co. Ltd., who so kindly came to the rcscue on the occasion 06 the stubble fire that swept so dangerously near to their premises recently. They realise that had the assistance not been given the worst might have happened, and , they appreciate it all the more, knowing that it was . done in their dinner hour, thus depriving them of their usual midday rest.
FIRE BLIGHT IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
FIRE BLIGHT IN NEW ZEALAND. The New Zealand 'Orchardist' of December states: 'We have been expecting fire blight foi some years, and it duly made its appearance _ in some pear trees about four miles out of Nelson city. Thanks to the vigilance of the Government inspec tors, Messrs Thorp, Douglas, and Binfield, it was quickly detected, but in spite of every effort, it has spread rapidly, and hawthorn showing signs of infection has now been discovered inside the city boundary. The fire blight committee are doing excellent work, and at present are making strenuous efforts to prevent the spread from the city to the Stoke district, a distance of about four miles. Nelson's commercial or chards of many thousand acres start at Stoke.'
NEW ZEALAND CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
NEW ZEALAND CROP. „ . A forecast of the 1934 New Zea land apple and pear crops, made early this month, is as follows: — Under 1933 conditions that there will probably be a 900,000 case ex port, but this will be reduced ac cording to the restrictions placed on large sizes and certain varieties. Cox?s and Jonathan are showing a heavy crop. Dunn's, as usual, are patchy; Winter Cole pears, gene rally speaking, are light.
Southport BUSH NURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Southport BUSH NURSING. Sister E. M. Castle will com mence duties on December 22nd. Sister Locke left last Friday to spend Christmas with her relatives, and will afterwards go on to - Melbourne : to resume her training in the Fairfield xt ? ? iij.1 . -r» ? : j xxuspiuu. xve&iueutd ui ouutupuit regret her departure. Sickness 'is still very prevalent, especially among the children and old people. KINGFISH BEACH. Many campers are again in the district; several lorry loads having taken up sites on Kingfish Beach. THE NEW ROAD. . The Settlement Road- will be a great asset to tourists this year, no Hastings Ifill to climb. WEATHER AND GRUBS. The weather is still very hot and 'dry, and food for stock is getting scarce. The grass giub is taking ;all vegetation ; the roads and pad docks being a mass of the moving pests. Vegetable and flowers alike are ruined.
Obituary MR W. NORRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Obituary MR W. NORRIS. Still another of the Huon pioneers has crossed the Great Divide, Mr W. Norris, formerly of Franklin, but latterly living in letirement at North Hobart, having died yesterday. De ceased had been in good health until about ten days ago, when he was compelled to remain in bed, and gradually became weaker, the end coming yesterday. Born in- England he and his brothers, Messrs James, Joseph, John, Jabez, and sister (Mrs Clem Reeve), settled at Franklin with their parents over 70 years ago. Mr Wm. Norris spent a few years milling in Southern Tasmania, and was a noted workman, his excep tional physical strength and en durance giving him a great advan tage in the days when hours were heavy and rewards light. He sub sequently established an orchard at , Franklin, which is one of the most ? successful in the district, and is now 1 the property of his son, Mr A. R.. ^-* Norris, of 'Somerset House,' _ He retired about 14 years ago, and lived at North Hobart. His first wif...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
I ;~T ] SHAPELY & BEAUTIFUL | ] LIMBS j i . .. . ' ? . * ? _ . -i! ! Shapely and beautiful limbs for young and old:alike. ! I Madame L'-Var is i ntroducing into Australia for the first j | time the new Continental Home treatment. ; . ' J j tvery woman must hear how easy it is to obtain a j - beautiful figure in a few weeks. : ! ! » I ' Simply send a stamped, addressed envelope to j ! , MADAME L'VAR I ?| Box 306 D., G.P.O. Melbourne * !
Hospital Bay SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Hospital Bay SCHOOL CONCERT. A most enjoyable and successful children's concert was given in the Port Huon packing shed last- Wed nesday evening in connection with the presentation of school prizes to the Hospital Bay school children. An immense Xmas, tree was laden with gifts which were presented by Rev. J. F. Dickinson, who was at- ; tired as Father Xmas and created - - much amusement in presenting the various gifts. . ., - In the absence of the chairman (Mr. A. Dickson) owing to a family bereavement, Cr. Chas. James offici ated as chairman, and during the evening presented the teacher, Mr F. G. Groom, with a wristlet watch on ' behalf of the 'Parents' and Friends' Association. It was' announced that Mr Groom has received notice of transfer to Lansdowne Crescent, school, but a requisition is being fo.r warded to. the Education: Department asking that - his services should' be retained .. for Hospital Bay for an other' yeir. Cheers for the teacher and Mrs F. G. Norris, the pianiste...
Geeveston PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Geeveston &nbsp; PERSONAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr L. Britcliffe (Launceston) is &nbsp; spending. the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs T. Britcliffe. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr and Mrs W. DeJersey, of Ho- &nbsp; bart, are the guests of Mr and Mrs P. M. Russell. Mr and Mrs Alf Matthews, Hobart, &nbsp; are visiting Mrs Matthews' parents, &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs G. D. Bennett, for the Christmas and New Year, Mr and Mrs L. R. Benjamin and family, are spending ten days' holi- day touring on the East Coast. Mr and Mrs Roy Coulson, Hobart. are spending a ,short holiday with &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr Coulson's parents at Cairns Bay. Three young, men of Geeveston, &nbsp; Eric, Trevor and Reg Geeves are ex- ploring bush country at the back of the Hartz Range. &nbsp; &nbsp; Numbers of Geeveston residents &nbsp; &nbsp; have established holiday camps at &nbsp; Dover and ...
Police Courts GEEVESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 28 December 1933
Police Courts GEEVESTON. At the Geeveston Police Court on Thursday, before the P.M. (Mr H. B. White) , Messrs R. Geeves and C. James, J's.P., Inspector P. Grant prosecuting, Trevor Geeves, jun. and George Britcliffe, of Geeveston, pleaded guilty to having at Cairns Bay on &nbsp; November 25 been in possession of liquor near a dance hall. Britcliffe: The hall is not licensed. The Police Magistrate: That does not alter the case. Drinking near halls must stop, a' numerous com plaints of indecent behaviour occur frequently. Each defendant was fined £1, with 4s costs.
Council Employees "AWARD" WAGES TO BE PAID. HEATED DISCUSSION AT CYGNET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 4 January 1934
Council Employees 'AWARD' WAGES TO BE PAID. HEATED DISCUSSION AT CYGNET. For a long time past the business of the Cygnet Municipal Council has been transacted with a minimum display of feeling, but the usual calm was disturbed this morning, when a motion was brought forward to adopt the schedule of wages drawn up about twelve months ago.' by the Municipal Employees Wages Board. The matter was introduced by Cr. T. A. Burnaby, who explained that at the previous meeting of the coun cil, in reply to a question, the coun cil' clerk stated that if the Wages Board award had been paid to all council employees the municipality would have effected a saving of £200. While he was not altogether in favor of cutting down wages and salaries, it had to be recognised that the award was made by men who were .competent to judge the value of- services, and the council were therefore justified in abiding by their decision. If the ^iward rates had been paid half the amount of the saving could have been c...