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R.S.S.I.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
R.S.S.I.L.A, . On ' Sunday next the Huon sub branch will entertain the patients of the Repatriation , Hospital Hobart, . to . lunch at 'Huonview,' -Huonville, at 1 p.m. In the afternoon a band concert will be held on the Es planade, when the Huonville nnH Glen Huon Brass Bands will provide the music. Lady supporters of the sub-branch, will, .provide afternoon tea for the 'Diggers.' The. public are invited to be present at the b&rid concert, which will he unique in that ' two local bands will- be performing. ?
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. At the quarterly meeting of 'the Derwent Valley mixed Protestant Alliance Lodge »No. 6, held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Thursday even ing, there was a large attendance of members. The W.M. (Sister A. ConlonO presided. A members' competition for a silver cup created great interest. The point winnings are based on the activity of each member. Over 50 entries have been received, and conclude at the end of June. The secretary, P.M. Bro. A. I. Triffitt, tabled the quarterly balance sheet and' returns, which show a highly satisfactory position in every way. Each fund shows an increase, also the membership roll. The installation of officers for the current term were as follows: — W.M.. Sister A. Conlon; D.M., Sis ter E. J. House; chaplain, Sister- R. McDiarmid; secretary, P.M. Bro. A. I. Triffitt; assistant secretary, Sister M. House: treasurer. P.M. Bro. ! C. Davis; senior elder, Sister - V. J. Featherstone; junior elder, Bro. R. M. Barren; inner guardian, Sister A. Da...
Cygnet AN INTERESTING LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Cygnet AN INTERESTING LECTURE. 'Cygnet people are to have the. op portunity ,of listening to a- most in teresting/ lecture next Thursday evening in the Town' Hall,' when , the Rev. T. J. O'Donnell, who recently ' made a tour of Europe and the East, will recount his observations and ex periences. Besides being a speaker of more than 'average ability, Rev. ? O'Donnell is otherwise well equipped fo make an address of this nature instructive, , entertaining and amus ing. He will speak of experiences in Japan, China, Singapore, Imlia, the Holy Land, Turkey and Europe. In concluding his travels the lecturer went to Britain, and being a Tas-' manian, visited the fruit markets, and watched' the sales of many con signments of aijples. He will com- ? ment' on the condition of the fruit, the method of selling, and. refer to some aspects of the trade in which improvements .might easily be ef fected.
Norfolk Council JANUARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Norfolk Council JANUARY MEETING. At the monthly meeting of the ? New . Norfolk Council, held at New Noi folk/ there were present the ? Warden (Mr T. Andrews), Crs. A. J. Pidgeon, G. Matheson, A. F. , Eiszele, ; . P. J. Graham, iR.'-O.' Shoo bridge,' N. W. Westerway, H. S. Shone, A. Rambird, F. Fenton. THE LIBRARY PROPERTY. A letter was read from the Attor ney-General (Mr H. S. Baker) stating that he had looked into the question of a title to the New Nor folk library property and the steps which should be taken .to vest the property in the council. In the time available :? it had not been 'pos- sible -to decide definitely what action was necessary, but it appeared- that the most convenient method would be to submit to Parliament a bill containing the new . arrangements with respect to the* property. It , was not . possible to prepare the legislation for the. last session- The Government ! was anxious to give the matter attention as soon as possible, and; if.. it appeared' that legisl...
Water Supply CASTLE FORBES PROPOSAL. CONSIDERED TOO COSTLY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Water Supply CASTLE FORBES PROPOSAL. ; : - ' CONSIDERED ' TOO COSTLY. . There was a large attendance : of . » ;? ratepayers at the Castle Forbes Hall ? last evening to consider ' a proposal . to provide a water supply for the district. . , v, ? ? Warden : G. C. Frankcomb pre sided, and explained that at the le- : quest oi ratepayers the Jtluon Coun cil had' caused . estimates:- of ..'the.'-' Cost: »???. of a. water supply, for Castle Forbes to be prepared by Inspector Stub-' bings, while the couricil s clerk1 ; (Mr ? : C. V Davey) had taken out an es timate of the revenue that would' be ? derived' from a rate on the proper ties to be served by the scheme. The cost . was estimated at £2961. It was therefore desirable to borrow £3000, repayable , in 20 years, the interest and sinking fund would amolint an nually to £225. To meet this it would be necessary to impose a 2s rate on the 35 properties concerned, and' the individual payments would vary from £25 to 30s. It was' for the ratepa...
LACHLAN. SMALL FRUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
LACHLAN. SMALL FRUITS. The small- fruits season is pro gressing very satisfactorily in the, Lachlan district, which is the home of small fruits in Tasmania. Some of the very early crops ? of raspberries suffered from the result of continued dry weather and frosts in early, December, but the soaking rain of last week has been a won derful pick-up to the latter crops, and1 they are . now turning off good quality fruit. The black currants are, generally speaking, a good crop and well growfi— — much larger than is usual. There . seems to be a ready market for black currants and raspberries, but it is unfortunate that there ' is not a market in Tasmania this Rea son for either plums or cherries, which, of course, will mean a big. loss to many growers of this kind; of fruit. ; -J There is a record number of fruit pickers engaged in and _ around Lachlan this year, due mainly to the continued dry weather, which caused the fruit to ripen very sud denly instead of the gradual process of other...
REMINGTON COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
REMINGTON COLLEGE; I The Remington Business College will be opened at the Commercial Bank Chambers (third floor), ElizaV beth Street, Hobart, next Monday. The College, which is, associated with the well-khown Remington organisa tiori and Colleges throughout Aus tralia, will be equipped with the most up-to-date office appliances, and- is in the position to train students on all modern machines, and' to find posi tions for them when qualified.! There are also to be coaching classes for public examinations A corres pondence course that will be avails able to students in the outlying dis-. tricts, will be of special interest to parents in the country. Students taking this course - will receive a thorough grounding in this all im portant subject. Mr L. B. Walker, R.T., of the Melbourne University Board, has been appointed Principal. The Remington Business College is associated with J. C. McPhee Pty. Ltd., of Collins Street, Hobart. London has more than half its total population under 30 ...
Trapped By Fires ESPERANCE COUNCILLORS. EXCITING EXPERIENCE NEAR SOUTHPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Trapped By Fires ESPERANCE COUNCILLORS. EXCITING EXPERIENCE NEAR SOUTHPORT. Yesterday, the day of the monthly ?meeting of the Esperance Municipal Council, and in accordance with the custom of recent years, it_was de cided to hold' the first meeting of the year at Southport. . Ten of the councillors (Warden E. Burgess, and Messrs H. : Evans, G. Clark. J, W. Rowe, J. Harwood, W. Killingback, W. Jackson, H. Knight, F. Ashlin, and J. W. Studley), and the council clerk (Mr A. E. Davis), travelled1 from Geeveston and Dover in two cars. All went well on the journey south until the Settlement Road was entered. Portions of this deviation go through extremely thickly -,wooded forest, with scrub obscuring the view on either side. The cars: had only passed along a short distance of this road when fur ther progress was blocked by a tree which had fallen across it. . A return to the old road was made by both cars, arid- instructions were given ..by the Warden to have the obstruction cut away imme...
POSITION AGAIN ALARMING NORTH WIND REVIVES THE FLAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
POSITION AGAIN ALARMING NORTH WIND REVIVES THE FLAMEg. This afternoon the breeze fresh ened from the west, and later veered round northwards. As a result immense volumes of smoke issued I trom the various fire centres, and a thick cloud shrouded the whole of the Huon district, limiting visibility in places to only a few hundred yards from early in the afternoon. . The first appeal for help came again from the Judbury district. Fires began to -move rapidly towards Rimon's and Chas. Vince's proper ties. Two parties were sent from Huonville, and the 'colincil clerk, Mr C. V. Davey, then commenced to secure the names . of as many men as possible who would be available for further appeals for assistance, v At Glen Huon a big fire was burn ing towards the west of Franklin, and about 3 o'clock another outbreak occui*red at the top of the New Road, Franklin, which looked men acing fiom the township, ? as the flames were leaping to the tops of the trees. . - - ? I At Shipwrights the fire rus...
20,000 Mile Journey TWO WOMEN ON A WORLD TOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
20,000 Mile Journey TWO WOMEN ON A WORLD TOUR. Travelling in a white six-tyred caravan with their route painted on it in black, two American wom'en, Mrs Leila Roosevelt Denis and Miss Edna Olmstead, ariived in Aus tralia recently on a 20,000 mile trip from New York to New York, begun last March. . They are carrying 11 tyres, and the radiator of their caravan is studded with the auto mobile badges of eight different countries. The journey from Perth to Ade laide occupied 18 days, and at one stage on the Australian desert, they came close to a water famine. The caravan became stuck in a sand drift, and both their water cans tipped over, spilling every drop of water they had. Fortunately they managed to replenish the supplies from some wells which happened to be not far away. The roughest track they have , travelled up to date was in Turkey, I where their 3-ton caravan bogged' 22 j times in eight days, and was rescued j every time by bullock waggons. | ENTERTAINED BY KHAN. I In Turkey ...
Fires in the Huoh ALARMING OUTBREAKS. MUCH DAMAGE TO FORESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Fires in the Huon ALARMING OUTBREAKS. MUCH DAMAGE TO FORESTS. On Tuesday last, when the temper ature in the shade reached the high est point for this summer — 91 deg. fires occurred in various parts of the Huon district, the most alarming j being in the vicinity of the Russell and Denison Rivers, and in the val ley of the Arve, where large areas of forest timber were destroyed, as well as some privajte property and a sawmill. The exceptional conditions pre vailing can best be understood by a glance at the official rainfall records ' kept at the Franklin Post Office.; From these' it is shown that during the last 80 days rain _ has fallen on only 19 days, the total fall amount ing to 233 points, 147 of which fell on three days.: The result was that grass and ; scrub, particularly black berries, were in a most inflammable condition,- needing only a spark to start a fire, whose properties would within a very short time be only limited by the extent of the vegeta tion. _ . . . . At an ea...
Fashion Forecasts PARISIAN DESIGNS CREATED for Paramount Picture STARS DEBUTANTE DINNER DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
^as/tionQof-emsts [4 PARISIAN DESIGNS CREATED^ J 1 paramount (picture STARS 9k EXCLUSIVE TO ' THE HUQ^ TIMES.' t ? ? Debutante Dinner Dress aS ia-o\v\ bij Evelyn tfemble in (pavetmoMni tyicliArcs ..... | DEBUTANTE DINNER DRESS. Youth is served smartly, in the rose net dinner dress worn by,: Evelyn Venable,.who will shortly be -seen in a number of Paramount ' pictures,! commencing with 'Cradle Song,' in i support of the new Continental | star, Dorothea Wieck; The frock shows a clever, tucking .arrangement i coming well down over- the. .hip-line I and the totto'm of the. skirt,1' and ? double cape is given weight by a ' series of i-inch tucks.- Black vel vet, ribbon accents round the short | puff sleeves, at the high neckline, and forming a belt finished with field iflowers: adds the necessary touch ? of icolor.
Correspondence. FRUITGROWERS' ASSISTANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Correspondence. FRUITGROWERS' ASSISTANCE. , Sir, — The distribution of the Federal grant could be completed within seven days by handing the money ov,er. to the shipping compan ies and asking them to distribute it in. -accordance witn tne quantity shipped by each grower.. The com panies would not consider it neces sary to inquire the dates of the grower's wedding and the visits of the stork.— Yours etc., FORM Aooo.
Correspondence THE BRITISH FRUIT MARKET. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Correspondence 5 ? , I I THE BRITISH FRUIT MARKET. ' To the Editor. ! Sir, — Apple marketing is having ? great prominence at the present1 time, and in almost every instance the grower is being blamed for send- : ing either too much fruit, or the ! wrong kind and quality. Insuf- ! ficient consideration is given t.o the 1 .immense change which has come over j the commercial world during the past .' decade, and the need for such -j changed conditions being reflected in ; the marketing methods of the or- ; chardists. I well remember the! pleasure with which the City,; of Lon- j don workers greeted the first con signment of Tasmanian ' apples each ! year in the days before the war, and the pride with which the fruiterers placed the sign 'Tasmanian' on the rosy, luscious specimens exhibited in; the most prominent part of the stall' o.r shop. . At that time, 2d each was., the ordinary price to pay, while, some were priced 3d, and in some ' more ? exclusive shops 6d each apple: ' Arriving i...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
THE WEATHER. The Weather Bureau reports that the. outstanding feature of the weather this week was the splendid general '- rain which set in . oyer Tas mania oii;; Monday afternoon. By. 9 a.m. on -Tuesday, from' 1 to over 3; inches of irain had been 'recorded in ;east'ern?districfe;: up to 11 inches on the- western -highlands, and from I to 3-inch elsewhere. Day tempera tures .were several degrees below the ^average for this time of the year durmcr the greater Dart of the week. but rose considerably during the last two days.' Nights were decidedly mild' .except on Wednesday. ? Ex treme temperatures during the week at Hobart [were - 70 deg. on the 12th, and 48.1 deg. on the 10th; ex tremes for other parts of the State were 81. deg. at Launceston on the 12th, and 33 deg. at Miena on the 11th.- . ' Rainfall'; at southern sta tions was as follows:— New' Norfolk, 64 points; Hobart, 64; Springs, 99; Franklin, 48; Hythe, 78; Cape Bruny 87. The highest fall in the State was 426 points, at S...
SCREEN FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
SCREEN FASHIONS. There is. no color line according to Travis' Banton, the , man ' who creates the; screen wardrobe of such .Pi: amount celebrities as Marlene .Dietrich, Mac V»rest, , Miriam Hop kins, Carole; Lombard, and Sylvia Sidney. 'The' color bars are definitely down, and for, the first time -n years chic women will .dis card / their,;- inevitable ; black v-and ;? be seen in the ? new ? rich dark, shades,' declared Banton. The designer, lists . among , the leading tones, such new- 'colors as wild blackberry, heather - brown, celestial, blue;- plum red, beige-gold, fuchsia,, ^sapphire; blue, and turf greeri,' from which the woman .who is 'chic-conscious will select her new ? evening frocks. Banton is also |Using colors lavishly? in place of the traditional black ; arid , white for: street . costumes for . forthcoming Paramount productions. -Here again the rich dark colors predominate, with.,.;bottle green . and . very, v dark ibrow- amolig the leaders.' ^ He also 'believes that ...
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs W. T. Thorpe 'Pty. Ltd., sold by. auction, in their mart. last; 'Friday: — '' Butter, 6d to ,9d_ lb; cream, 5/ to 12/ ;dozen; pears, ; 3/ ;case; eggs, 7d to 8d dozen; apples, 2/3' case; apri cots, 3/ to 5/ case; toriiatoes, 21s; case; cabbages', 1/9 to 2/9 'dozen; beetroot, 1/,'to 1/3 dozen bunches; potatoes, 9/3 bag, :2/3 to 3/6 case; peas, 4/9 to sv7/9 bag; marrows, 3Sd: to 7d each; ca!rrots, 1/ to 1/3 dozen, bunches; onions, 9d to 1/9 small bag; lettuce, 1/ dozen; beef; l£d to 6id lb; pork, 4£d to 8d; mutton, 3d to: 4 id; lamb, 6d to 8d; fresh sausages, 4d to 5d;lb; Belgium sausage, 6d to 8d- lb. : Live poultry. — Ducks, 3/3 to 5/9- pair; cockerels, 1/9 to 6/; roosters,. 3/3 to 5/; hens, 2/6 to 4/6; turkeys, 13/ to 15 ' Dressed poul try.— Fowls, 2/3 to 5/3 pair; rab-' bits, 8d pair.