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Dover CIRCUS IN THE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
Dover . — - — i CIRCUS IN THE DISTRICT. After touring Tasmania for' just four months, Perry Bros, circus per formed at Southport on Monday last, and at Dover on Tuesday. On Monday afternoon last, on the Southport beafch, the elephant pro vided some excitement and enter tainment by giving a display of surf bathing on his own accord, and by rolling in the surf. An interview with the proprietors disclosed that the circus had a very successful sea son- throughout the State. Apart from actual performers, the management Bring no ordinary labor from the mainland, all such labor being en gaged within the State. It was also disclosed -that the ordinary circus directly or immediately spends _ an average of half of its takings within ? the district in which such takings wer.e received. It sails from Hobart by -'the Zealandia on Saturday next - for v Newcastle. Business was only moderate at Southport and Dover. An unusual incident occurred on the return journey from Southport. The liqn's cage a...
HEAD ON COLLISION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
' HEAD-ON COLLISION. | Eric McMaster, of Macquarie Plains, with Thomas Evans on the pillion seat of a motor cycle, .col lided with a car driven by Rev. Father Adlurri,' of New Norfolk. The collision occurred on the Hollow Tree Road, about 12 miles from Bothwell, on Sunday morning. Both the car and cycle were damaged con siderably. Mr S. L. Allwright con veyed McMaster to Hamilton, where he., was attended by Dr. Magner, who found McMaster to be.. suffering from a compound fracture of the left arm. McMaster was later admitted to the Hobart Public Hospital.
£2000 FOR A BRIDEGROOM'S TROUSSEAU. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
£2000 FOR A BRIDEGROOM 'S . TROUSSEAU. , Why should brides have a mono poly of wedding trousseau? .- This is, at least, the view of a cer tain wealthy young bachelor . who i started on his' honeymoon a short time ago, equipped with ,a trousseau wnicn cost him two thousand pounds. Let us take a privileged peep at ( part of this wonderful masculine ' trousseau, of which the' writer has 1 been fortunate enough to get details and prices. To begin with, there are a dozen pairs of pyjamas, of the cost . liest Indian silk, exquisitely embroid ered in white, pink, blue, heliotrope, and red. The dozen pyjamas are down in the bill for £180; fpur dozen hand kerchiefs to match cost £38; and a round £60 went for peai;l links. Four dressing-gowns, made of the softest silk and lined with quilted, satin are scarcely cheap at £62 odd; half-a-dozen pairs of dainty slippers contrasting in color, cost £6; and £24 is the outlay on shaving-jackets, two of crimson lined with brown, two of pale blue silk, ...
SOFT ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
SOFT ANSWER. An impecunious man was stopped in the street by an' acquaintance to/wliom he owed money. The creditor did not waste any time. , ? 'Rogue!' lie shouted. 'When are you going to pay me? I've1 been wait ing tor montns ana won t stana it any longer.' Haven't you any sense of shame?' ' ? It was a difficult .situation for the other, and his reply, when.it came, was for the benefit of the crowd -that had collected. ? ? 'Well,' he said, 'what did' you reply to all that?' . - - The prisoiierf was on trial for steal ing. ducks. His counsel addressed the jury at great length, pointing out first ly, that it had not been proved con clusively that the prosecutor had lost any ducks; secondly, that the ducks found in the prisoner's cottage were not those of the prosecutor; thirdly, that the prisoner had established an absolute alibi. Just as the judge began to sum up the prisoner interposed- and asked if he might say something, and, as an in dulgence, this was permitted. 'All I want to ...
BARRED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
BARRED. The taxi stopped outside the house, and the family prepared to make a ?start; ' . 'I'm afraid/' said the harassed fa ther, 'there's rather a lot of luggage, because we're going to quite, a remote yiaue aim taking -x uimgaiOW. 'Oh, no, sir,' said the taxi-driver, definitely. 'Not on my cab you don't take a bungalow.' 'I've asked for money, Degged for money, cried for money ? ' 'Have you ever tried working for it?' , , 'Oh no; I haven't got to 'w* yet.' 'I believe in calling a spade a spade,', said the emphatic person. 'That's right, friend,' replied Bronco Bob. . 'There was a man who nearly lost his - life here by playing cards an' tryin* to call a spade a club.' On the last stage of a bus's journey before reaching the depot, its soli tary passenger was a stout woman whose movements .were very leisurely, despite the conductor's obvious hust ling. ? ? V / ' . ... - I 'Mother,' he said, 'if you'd had a little yeast before you left home you might rise a little quicker.' I Reachi...
THE DREAMY CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
THE DREAMY CHILD. The dreamy, sensitive child is a great problem to his parents, who are never quite sure whether they are giving house-room to a budding genius or a mere bundle of shyness that needs waking up. The majority of parents are perhaps too ready to imagine that because a child is quiet and thoughtful, and in dulges in day-dreams, he is going to do wonders in the world. Now it is always Well to remember that too much dreaming gets one no where — even if he is a genius. Dreaming, of course, is agreeable; and it is natural for young people to dream their dreams. But a curb should be put upon it, for over-indulgence in day-dreaming makes young people lazy. A certain amount of dreaming seems necessary for the development of the mind, but to allow a dreamy child to day-dream for as long a time as he pleases is heading for disaster. It is much easier to dream than to face realities, and a dreamy, sensitive child, unless taken in hand and coaxed out of his dreaming, may find in t...
MIXED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
MIXED.' \ It was a great day. The twins were ''*** to be christened. The proud father had, however, met some companions earlier in the day, and had toasted the health of the infants to an unreason able extent. When the minister ap peared he had a suspicion that all was not as it should be. Howeyer, he pro ceeded with the ceremony, and in due course asked the father what names he desired should be bestowed upon the children. The father, after some , hesitation stammered: 'Shteak an' Kidney!' - The. minister looked aghast. 'What did you say?' he asked, sternly. 'Shteak an' Kidney,' again came the mumbled response. , The minister closed his book and said: 'Go. away, and come back when you are sober. You ought to be ' ashamed to, come here in tnis condi tion.' And the party broke up sadly, in spite of the attempted explanation of the- weeping mother that what her hus band had been trying to say was 'Kate and Sydney.' : The consistently lucky punter was . asked by a novice how it . was d...
AN ELOPEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
AN ELOPEMENT. . The war was over, I was pleased to : think that I had returned unscathed. I was young, I had a job, and I was in love. But marriage was beside the ques tion. Houses were difficult to find, sal-, aries were of the lean order, and our parents strongly disapproved of the very idea. So marriage was' far away from my thoughts as I sat at my office desk ? one July afternoon in a little room high above a main thoroughfare in a busy industrial city. I was alone, the boss was away out of town, and the sunlight ' came streaming through the window, beck- ./ oning me into the open spaces beyond the bustle and noise of the city. A woman came into the office and asked for the boss. When she knew he was away she stopped and com menced to chat. And, before I real ised what she was about, she was tell ing my fortune through the medium v of a pack of cards. 'You're going4 to be married at the end of the month,' she said, and it's ; going to be a very hasty wedding.' I laughed and thou...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 18 January 1934
DEATH NOTICE. GOOD— On January 16, 1934, at &nbsp; General Hospital, Hobart., Thomas &nbsp; Lindsay, second son of the late Samuel Good, of Franklin, in his 62nd year. Late 12th Battalion, A.I.F. FUNERAL NOTICE. GOOD — The Funeral of the late Mr Thomas Lindsay Good, of Franklin (late of 12th Battalion, A.I.F.) , will arrive at Church of England Church and Cemetery, Franklin, on Friday, the 19th inst., at 2.30 p.m. &nbsp; ALEX. CLARK AND SON LTD., Undertakers. Tel. 3270. 168-170 Collins St.
ALL AUSTRALIAN SUMMER SCHOOL. VISIT TO NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
ALL AUSTRALIAN SUMMER SCHOOL. VISIT TO NEW NORFOLK. Members of the Summer School, held in Hobart last week for teach ers and leaders in religious educa tion, to the. number of about 150, visited New Norfolk last Thursday, and were entertained by a commit tee headed by the Rev. H. C. Bram mall, including representative Sun rlnv Sr-.linr-l teachers.- members of the. Sunday School Parents' Associa tion, and church workers of St. Mathews; also Sunday School teach ers fionr Mallina, Lachlan, and Magra, these ; including Mr and Mrs Newbon, Mrs A. E. Geard, Mrs and Miss Fletcher, who came in through the heat and the smoke, to assist. The visitors, after being wel comed by Mr Brammall, were shown round the town, and over the Der went bridge, some taking advantage of the opportunity of a dip in the river. ? ' ? It was about the hottest and the smokiest day-'of.. a. very hot and smoky week, the smoke and falling debris producing an eerie effect and limiting visibility to the immediate surroun...
LACHLAN DANGEROUS BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
LACHLAN DANGEROUS BRIDGE. The bridge over the Lachlan River, known as the 'Sawmill Bridge,' is., now in such an unsafe state of repair that the Government has erected a; notice to the public, warning them that who ever crosses the. ? bridge does so at their own risk. This is' certainly a bad state of affairs, f or fruit carters are now forced to travel; a deviation road, which is a much longer route, and parts of at-jhas .not even been formed, being^ nothing better than a cattle track. ' Mr O. M. Graham, when spoken to during the week- in reference, to ' the state of the bridge, said he. was most disgusted1 with, the Government for not building a new bridge 'at this point before the busy' time of 'fruit and hop picking arrived. The Gov ernment, he stated, promised a - newj bridge months ago. 'He and Mr P. J. Graham urged the work to be done when unemploment was so rife. It is now three' years .since the con dition of the bridge was first brought under the notice' of the 'Gov®rnnient...
The Fruit Industry. A. AND P. EXPORT COUNCIL. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
The Fruit Industry. A. AND P. EXPORT COUNCIL. To the Editor. Sir, — Your leader in Thursday's issue opens up a wide field for dis cussion. But any discussion, if it is to be of value, must give both sides of any question the same impartial consideration. The underlying motive which animates, the antag onist to any proposal must aiso ue looked into, as personal jealousy, greed, etc., play far too large a part in arguments which should be en tirely impersonal. It would appear at the outset that the Apple and Pear Export Council does not find favor in your sight, and doubtless it has its share of errors and misjudgments. Clause 7 of the constitution leads to con fusion' andl reduces opportunity for amicable agreement; yet tb con demn the Council because, of certain faulty clauses in its constitution ( especially as tnose clauses have al ready been ear-marked for altera tion), implies a destructive and not a constructive outlook. The 'Huon Times' has for a con siderable period (and wise...
DERWENT VALLEY Social, Sporting, Industrial The Bush Fires GENEROUS RESPONSE FOR HELP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
DERWENT VALLEY Social, Sporting, Industrial (By Special Correspondents) The Bush Fires GENEROUS RESPONSE FOR HELP. Features of the recent outbreaks of the bush fires were the unpre- j cedented extent of the fires, the fierceness of their burning, the enormous damage to property, the bravery of the people affected, and j of those who have, and are, assisting Jri firrVif Offainpt fUo flovwoe nn/1 ' in' 'the ' ministrations to the injured, and the distribution of relief by way of food, clothing and other comforts. These features of the situation constitute the silver lining to other wise very dark clouds. All con cerned, excepting a few degenerates from Hobart, behaved splendidly. The organisation has been good, and the work wonderful, showing -the stuff our people are made of. Where so many have behaved nobly, it is perhaps unfair to disci'iminate, but special mention can be made of the widespread approval and apprecia tion accorded the Toe H members and organisation, ably backed up b...
DO YOU KNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
DO YOU KNOW. , That it is unlucky to sit on a chair that only has three legs. That if you make a blot on 'your book it is a sign of coming trouble. That early to bed and early to rise is a very good motto, as you can get down to breakfast first and choose the biggest plate of porridge. Thnt. lnriHivrs irrnnr nnlnMrv ? ? — w ' ^ «7 especially in stockings. That it is very unlucky to drop your money in someone else's box by mistake. , ..That a sweet in the mouth' is worth two in a shop. That if you put your right shoe on first you are certain to put your left shoe on last. That I am a very big chatterbox — - perhaps you didn't.
Jokes and Riddles [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Jokes and Riddles What is the difference between a wet day and a lion with toothache?— One is pouring with rain, and' the other is roaring with pain. ?'What is common, yet best?-r— Common sense. When is a pie like a certain pot? When it is Browning. What shows others, yet cannot see itself? — A mirror. ' - ?' What trade would you recommend to a short man?- — Grocer (grow, sir.) Why is a motor car like .a sleepy boy?— Because ; they are both .tyred (tired.) Why is a selfish friend like the let ter P? — ^Because though he is first in pity, he is last in help. ? ' What is it you can keep after giv ing it to someone else? — Your word.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
WILLIAMS'S |j| Motor Service. H Leaves the Majestic Fruit Palace, Bigs ; opp. G.P.O. , Hobart, Monday to Fri- ||||| j day, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.. Saturday, jpjp ,11 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. SUNDAY, p-p I leaves HOBART 10.30 a.m.; leaves l||ss [NEW NORFOLK on return 4.30 Spg | p.m. ; leaves HOBART again 8 p.m. PS§1 BUSHY PARK SERVICE, leaves * |g|| Hobart with above Evening Service. £§@11 Look for the new RED Motor Coach, the last word in luxurious travelling. ^ gill NEW NORFOLK BUSINESS SS DIRECTORY. |g| Butchers: F..E. Brown, trading as j. G. ?' Brown, junr., High - Street. Carriage Works: ' W&M [ Cannell, Charles Street. -? Chemists: Miss ;L. C. JollifFe, High Street. «|||| Fruiterers and Confectioners: E. R. Traill, High Street. v Garages: ? i-hc- lipaE Rollins, High Street. - General Trader: 1|||| J. G. O'Brien, grocery, bread, pastry, etc, produce, boots and shoes, millinery, drapery, High : . asp Street. gpl Grocers and Produce Merchants: . B. M. Kilmartin, grocer and pio duce ...
FILM SCENE TAKEN IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
FILM SCENE TAKEN IN COURT. Considerable excitement was caused at the Darlinghurst, Sydney, Criminal Courts the other day when, during the hearing of a case in which Dr. Everard, alias John Warwick, was charged with manslaughter, a figure rr^hed through the door leading into the court and shouted at the judge seated on the bench: '?Everard is nc-t . . .' was all the man coma say umuiu cuiiapsmg uxi uic court floor. The jurors, who had just re-entered the court to deliver their verdict of 'Guilty,' ' clustered around the uncon scious figure, and the situation was sufficiently intense for the barristers and press representatives' to leap to their feet. . However, there was no need for alarm, as the scene had been staged, for the new Cinesound film, 'The Silence of Dean Maitland,' in which the noted English actor, John Longden, plays the leading John Longden. role. Other play-, ers in the court drama were Char lotte Francis, the leading lady, Audrey Nicoison, Fred MacDonald nnd Les Wart...