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UPPER HUTT SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
UPPER HUTT SCHOOL COMMITTEE.
Mr. A." E. Robinson, Chairman, presided over a fair attendance of members, --.at the monthly meet- ing of the School-Committee held on. Teusday evening last: The .Chairman reported that he had lodged an- objection vyitii the Education Board, against, the teacher which it was proposed to appoint to the' .position of First Assistant Master. He had done so on the,grounds that this teacher had irisufficieht grading marks, to warrant his appointment to such aii'lmportant position. . The resignation of Mr. F. Jack-, son was received with regret,-es- pecially since Mr. Jackson had. done .such .excellent work during the many years he had been a member of the Committee. An application was received from, the loc ; il Basketball °Cluls and it was . agreed to hire the ground at the sariie rental as last • year. ' ■;■':;<' .' A request that the School •mittee meet inc.. Home and. School Association at its next meeting : . was declined, but the . Secretary wa...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 9 March 1939
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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
Mrs. Archie Harper, Pine Avenue, is ' visiting Mrs. Burghan, r. cc Miss Reeve, at Stratford. Mr. and Mrs. Allan- Kennedy; New Plymouth,, are the guests of Mr. A. J. Harper. The Mayor, Mr. P. , Robertson; and.the Town Clerk, -Mr. B. M. Wilrrishurst, returned- from the Municipal Conference on Sunday- morning. . Mr. J. CahLli; Upper Hutt, left on Monday, to preside, over the Annual School and Conference ox the New Zealand, ' - V" Branches of which; he is 'Dominion Presi- dent. Mr, Cahill will also repre- sent the Local Branch in the Pre- pared Speech Contest.
PLUNKET SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
Tn'.'t-he report of the Physical Fitness Campaign held recently, no mention was made, of th c wonderful: effort displayed by the local Plunket Society, In. the parade the Society was the only organisation tb have a decorated lorry, which depicted the- advancement 'of children under the Plunket Society." ■ The large crowd of. people who. witnessed the parade commented most favuorably on this'great display by the Plunket Society and those who assisted; '■;' '">■'■.
UPPER HUTT WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
UPPER HUTT WOMEN'S INSTITUTE.
The- - Annual-:'-'.Meeting- of the Upper. Hutt Women's Institute was. held on March 7th. The an- nual report and balance-sheet were read and adopted and Mrs. Hyslop, Secretary, and Mrs. Ro;utley, Treasurer, were con-. gratulated on their efforts. Re- ports of the dramatic, arts and crafts, and social psychology circles were also read and the election of oncers and committee took place. Mrs. McCurdy pre- sented the prizes for the aggregate points won in the monthly com- petitions: They were as follows: General section: Mrs. Hyslop and Mrs. Braid (equal) ; Cookery section: Mrs; J. Hazelwood ;'. the McCurdy cup for thrift articles: Mrs. Hyslop.;' Mrs. McCurdy also presented 1 " miiiiature cups to two past winners of the cup and' the present winner. _,_, Mrs. Galey and Mrs. Routley were chosen as delegates to the- half-yearly Council meeting of the Hutt Valley Federation of Women's Institutes. - Mrs. Huse, who occupied' the Chair...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
Dear. Sir, '-, ■'■■.'. .■*'.'" In perusing last week's issue of your delightful, little journal, I: was. amazed to read a letter from the Hutt Borough Rate- payers and Citizens' Association, purporting, to air the views of some of its members in caustically criticising. the Council for its at- titude towards breaches of by- laws by juvenile cyclists. • As a parent myself, and.for the benefit of hundreds of other .par- ents within the Borough, let us examine the position and the re- spective outlooks of the two bodies. concerned. : The Council say.. "we would like our children warned' if found breaking the law and the parents
given the opportunity of taking appropriate action towards avoid- ing .a recurrence of.the offence, then if this fails, a prosecution will follow." --.." *"" ■ The Ratepayers' Association say-j in effect, "we would like our children, even though' first offend- ers, dragged before the Court and ourselves mulcted in ' fines and costs, b...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
ST. PATRICK'S DAY.
St. Patrick's' Day' will be_cele- brated to-morrow, and local resi- dents; who so desire will have the opportunity of visiting the Tren- tham races,: and having a day out. There will, be the- usual St. Patrick's night, dance, and as in./ past years all are assured of a bright evening. Do. not forget a royal.welcome awaits everyone at the St. Pat's dance in the Majestic Theatre. : •
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
Upper Hiitt Breeders are well to the fore again in their respect- ive sections in the recent Egg Lay- ing Contests. At Taranaki, Mr. S. T. Bason, in the heavy breed with his Langsftan strain,- carried the day in-the; single, bird test with 306 eggs, and in the three bird team with .801 eggs. The scbrfis of Mr. Bason's birds constitute |i New Zealand record for tlie br'|ed. and the birds are still being held and will probably create a Australian record. At ;. ;Pasanui / (Christchurch), Mr. Bason has also been success- ful, having* won again 'in the heavy ' bird contest, but the scores are not yet available. In the Light. Breed Test at •.Taranaki, ,^j|[i ; . J. T. . Hazelwood won the s\ngle bird test with n ; total of 311 eggs. ".. '
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
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FIRE BRIGADE DEMONSTRATION. UPPER HUTT'S FINE ACHIEVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
FIRE BRIGADE DEMONSTRATION.
UPPER HUTT'S FINE ACHIEVEMENT.
On Friday last many were the gloomy faces, of certain well- known firemen in the district, as. up to then the local, hoys at the demonstration had only collected 19| points, hence the gloominess. However, on Saturday evening, quite a different expression was exhibited when it became known that the boys had finished, up third in the competition with 47 Brigades. On the final day the team collected points, making the; grand total, 59 points. Among the prizes won, was the New Zealand Championship for the 4-men Lumber, taking 36 seconds. The residents of- Upper Hult. should, indeed be proud of.the fact that the team representing the. Brigade rose to such a posi- tion, "especially considering ; that at the commencement of the final day of the demonstration they were down to 18th position. . Superintendent Wakelin, stated that the would welcome any people of the district' to in- spect the Fire Station and view the trop...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
(To the Editor.) Dear Sir, It was' with much regret that I noticed a press report to the effect that a letter from.the Upper Hutt Borough Ratepayers and Citizens' Association re prosecuting of juv- enile offenders against the by- laws, be not received at the last Council meeting. I- wish to enter an .emphatic protest against the autocratic at- titude of.the Council in. this mat- ter, since in no way could the letter be described as hostile, .and. if it is the intention of the Coun- cil to take up a similar attitude,, whenever their attention is drawn to.matters' which are their burden duty to handle with a firm hand, the future development of Upper Hutt is in very unsafe hands. I have been given to* understand that, it was at the written request of the Council, that the local Traffic Inspector was requested t? enforce the- Council by-laws, par- ticular attention being paid r.o Martin Street, and it would ap- pear, that in the execution of his duties, without 'f...
DISTRICT NURSE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 16 March 1939
DISTRICT NURSE COMMITTEE.
The final meeting of-the. District Nurse Committee was held on Friday evening last, Mr. J. Purvis presiding. '-,",-"';■ The Chairman stated that when the Committee was formed several years ago, it was their .object to raise a certain . sum per year to help, pay for the nurses' salary. The time has now arrived when such need was not 'further requir- ed, and the Hospital Board had notified- the: Committee ..that in future there would be no need for a subsidy. Mr: A.: J: McCurdy stated' that the Committee had : carried out the object it had' been formed for and they had 'been able, to raise, the necessary ■;"-.'. money; but now the Hospital Board, did not require the subsidy, and he would suggest that the Committee cease to func- tion, and the money held -in trust by. the Committee to be sent to the Hospital Board. The position now is that the money which harl been collected in the past for this worthy. object could now go to other charitable 'organisati...