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SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
SILVERSTREAM FIRE BRIGADE.
jThe usual inspection. aud monthly business, meeting of the Brigade was. : held last Thursday. Superintendent Mason took the inspection. There was a full mus- ter of officers and. firemen, and the Superintendent '•', complimented them on their smart, and clean ap- pearance, and also the condition of the station, appliances. ' '■~' \ The executive committee made an interim report upon the pro- 1 ; posed pumping auxiliary. ' Mention was made of a visit by the President and Secretary of .the United Fire Brigades' Asso- ciation, who evinced interest and satisfaction with the station arid its appointments.' The Superintendent reported orie call during the month to., a ■ gorse infested section at Here- -taunga, frontirig the main road. Pleasure was expressed hy the brigadesmeri at the of a practice plug adjacent to the station. This should encourage the firemen to practice for compe- titions. The delay, in fixing the hoisting details on the hOse dry- ing f...
WOMEN'S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
At the recent meeting of the . SUverstream Women's Institute Mrs. Spackman presided over a good attendance of members. Great interest was shown-in the demonstrations given ,by Mrs. Heathcpte, making stools from tins and pine needle baskets. The competition for bed socks was won by Mrs. Ritzema, Junr,, with Mrs. Hanibal second^." All- entries'..were'-forwarded to Vic- toria, Ward at Wellington Hospi- tal. Mrs. Smyrke again won the competition for the. best bloom. The surii of £5/5/- was handed in as a contribution from this In- stitute towards the Women's Or-: gariisation Queen, as the result of, a children's plain and fancy dress •party arid a competition, ..During the afternoon Mrs. Hines was presented with a cry- stal vase in recognition of'her un- tiring efforts. A dainty afternoon, tea completed a. very enjoyable meeting, i ■ .
THE LOCAL PLATOON. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
THE LOCAL PLATOON.
The Upper Hutt Platoon which was formed at the . end -of last ..year is'now a very keen unit' of Wellington Regiment and the men are taking a gseai interest, in the work they have undertaken. ~ A number of interested citizens feet-thai-there are ,ways in which ericoiirageriient' can be given to members of ;the platoon; and are desirous of doing whatever is pos- sible to assist the young men.who are prepared to make a small sac- rifice in order that they may be ' trained to take part in the dc- ; fence-of their country. 'With, this in view a meeting has been con- • vened to be held in the Returned Soldiers'' Association Room, Sta- tion Street, Upper Hutt, on Mon- ■day, 22nd, May, Vat 8 p.m; .The Deputy-Mayor, Mr. J. Blewman, will; preside and and it is antici- pated that there will be' a large atteridance of tesidentSv :
HUMOUR [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
"The pranks of some fellows who enjoy a jolly evening- are recalled by the man who stopped outside the shop" of; Mr, Paul-, the tailor in .Conduit Street, at-two o'clock one mOrning and knocked- up the pro- prietor;'.who> sleptupstairs. Furi- ously Mr. Paul enquired, what he meant by; it. "Are you Paul?" enquired' •"* the ' night bird, very calmly. I am," said the poor tailor. < ' 'What do you want i — ' Just a little informa- tion. Did y.oii get a reply to that long letter you wrote to the Ephe- sians?"
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
CHURCH SERVICES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION. '.'.-■■ V t ■ \ i '. Trentham.—ll a,m., Litany and Poly Communion; 7 p.m., Even- song "(Mr. Finlay). . Upper Hutt.—B a.m., Holy Communion; 7 p.m.., Evensong.- Special. - . . : Admission Service for. Bible Class members (Vicar). . : ~~- .p.m., Even- song (Mr. Avery). % ■ Akatarawa.—9.3o .a.m, Holy Communion; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr.'&aell). ' Rev. N: E. Winhall, Vicar UPPER HUTT GOSPEL HALL. ■ 7 Sunday;. may 21m; : . ;;; 2.3o.—Sunday School.. J-- -7 p.m.—Gospel meeting. . Speakers: Messrs. 0. Eves. ..and E. MorralL ' '".\..—■;'" ''" . All are heartily invited. METHODIST feprrier "Mairi Rd. Benzie •Avenue, , Services. §aen- -Sunday at 11 }ty.m. -..and 7- ? p.m.f Miiiistei: Sister Eolith Beer, \Mmin Jftad, Upper Hntt. ; , Vi ;f %\*'* :., '■~.■■,'■;. ."*' PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Upper - Hutt: 11 a.m. Rev. J. C. MeCaw.; 7 p.m,, Mr. F. E.Chappell. .. WANiEDg, ETC. Payment must orderj Qthewise copy cannot he inserted. . SALE:—6rValv...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
CAMP PICTURES TRENTHAM. Thursday, May 18th. GEORGE O'BREBN in "LAWLESS VALLEY" with _- -Kay Sutton, Walter Miller, ' Fred Kohler, Lew Kelly and Dot Farley. Story by W. C. Tuttle. (Universal Exhibition.) Saturday, May 20th. The Best Picture of its kind yet ; produced. EDWARD ELLIS in 'A MAN TO REMEMBER' with Anne Shirley, Lee Bowman, > William, Hervey, Granville Bates ..v-r and Harlan Briggs. . One of the most distinguished - offerings of the. Screen. ■ >! (Universal Exhibition.) Tuesday, May 23rd; Comedy Feature ''SfalNG- YOUR LADY" with :. Humphrey Bogart, Frank McHugh, Allen Jenkins, Louise Fazenda, Nat Pendleton and , Penny Singleton. "■ "." : What a Great Cast it is. \ . (TJniversal Exhibition.)
LANCASTER'S STORE WHiTEMAN'S VALLEY ROAD • : 'SILVERSTRE^M. Agent for "Evening Pqst" and "Dominion." .. .WE bELiyER., '„',.
INDUCTION OF REV.J. C. McCAW. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
INDUCTION OF REV.J. C. McCAW.
St.- 'David's Presbyterian Church- was- filled to capacity oil Wednesday/ 10th instant, on the occasion-of-the induction of Rev.- J. C. McCaw to the IJpper Hutt Parish. The,induction service was . directed by Dr. Lan •Fraser, of: Levin, the. Moderator 1 of Wel- lington Presbytery, who was sup- ported by. a large- representation of the presbytery. The sermon was preached by Rev. H. R. Fell, of Kent Terrace, who laid em- phasis on the testimony of per-, sonal religious experiences. To the minister and ' congregation, JRev. D. D. Scott, of Khandallah, in his own kindly way gave help- ful words of advice. After the service Mr. and Mrs, McCaw were warmly 'welcomed by the congregation at a social presided over by Mr J. T. Macky, interim Moderator. Speeches of welcome were given by Dr. Lan Fraser on behalf of Wellington Presbytery', Captain T. R. Withell, for .St. David's, Mr. R. M. ' McKenzie, for Trentham, ' Silver 7' stream and WallaceviTle, Mrs G. F....
Re-establishment of the Upper Hutt and District Horticultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
Re-establishment of the Upper Hutt and District Horticultural Society.
A meeting, convened by Mrs. R. Smith, was held on May lOth in St. Hilda's, School-room, Up- per Hutt, for all those interested in the re-establishment .'. of the Upper Hutt and District Horticul- tural Society. . Dr. Kemp explained that ' the Society which flourished >in the past had been somnolent for a few years, not because of lack of enthusiasm on the part of mem- bers, but because of their inability to procure a hall suitable for. holding an annual show. That obstacle had been removed and there, was now no reason why the Society not awake to an activit;/ even more vigorous than in the past with a large and enthusiastic membership as the result. A strong committee was form- ed. Mr. Fleming was elected Pre- sident, and Mr. Wale acted as pro- visional Secretary. ....... Dr. Kent remarked that there was an idea among some people that Upper Hutt was not a .good flower growing, district, but this was disp...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
MAJESTIC 8 P.M. SATURDAY 8 P.M. No. 1. JOHN BOLES! — LULI DESTE in ' 'SHE MARRIED AN ARTIST" Wife versus Model — Battling Beauties — Artist Antics — See how this unblushing bride from Gay Paree tamed the Maddest Artist who ever painted ■ '. the town red. Also Screening GJOEWAY Starring . DON AMECHE ; ARLEEN WHELAN CLOSINa DOWN Get your Winter .Footwear! Requirements at greatly reduced prices from . les mpss All Stock Marked Down to Endt of May. LADIES' SHOES— 50 pairs to be almost given away. Gum Boots, Goloshes and Slippers all at reduced prices. Men's Welted Footwear Sacrificed to Clear. Men's Working Boots and ffi All Heavily Reduced. Buy Now arid Save Money.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
MAYFAIR UPPER' HUTT'S MODERN STEAM-HEATED THEATRE. 8 p.m. FRIDAY FRIDAY; 8 p.m. Here's a Magnificent Double Feature Bill! (No. 1) ALICE FAYE DON AMECHE PLUS THE RITZ BROTHERS in YOU gCAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Song -—Dance — daughter ; — AH these, abound in this very human story of a small town girl who comes to the city to write but stays to sing—and you'll laugh till you • cry at the clever antics of the inimit- able Ritz Bros. Approved for Universal Exhibition. No. 2. — THRILLS — CHILLS —TO MAKE YOUR &PINE CREEP ■■/" THE VAMPIRE BAT" MELVYN DOUGLAS -—— FAYWRAY LIONEL ATWILL Terror walks by night——Beware. i£he Mark of the Vampire—-and yet it's a story that could really happen. Recommended by Censor for Adult Audiene.es. Matinee 2 p.m. SATURDAY Matinee 2p. Evening 8 p,m. Evening i8 pan. Bpi MONDAY 8 p.m. Screening with the wonderful first' half on our Matinee Programme is Walt Disney's Review---a : whole hour of the best colour Cartoons—a treat for. Young and Old. ' SPECIAL ANNOUNC...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
Upper Hutt Juniors are still continuing to produce good foot- ball, and on Saturday last over- . came Kaiwarraby 15 ■• .points t> o. From the kick Off-Kaiwarra rushed the game to Upper Hurt's twenty-five, where their . heav- pack of forwards dominate J things- for a- while. Morton however, relieved• --the situation with a splendid -kick f that found the line half-way■■«-.'= up the field. -From a line-out the-BaH came in field and Gorrje'-got possession and went over for-' the openih* *»ore, Morton'failing with the kick. Upper Hutf U. y> <A. • . The visitors got going after the kick-off and came> within inches of scoring, but*'Stevens saved the situation. freV kick to Uppe- Hutt gave the local boys an op- portunity, Clements takin* the kick which was well placed.: but misunderstanding - between the backs lost them'what looked like, a certain- try/ Kaiwarra, with a good passing movement, transferred play to th* other end of the field, and from a break-away ...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
Morton will have to change his stockings as it seems there's no luck in his kicking with the ones he wears. ' . " McNeil' again Splayed a great game."... , : : --'.' ' •■■ Skerten, at half, .puts in a lot of good work behind .the serum and can take the knocks which come to him. Gorrie was seen putting in some good work and his try was well earned. .' / Clements looks like he will- be the .local team's kicker as' his at- -tempts on Saturday proved.
OTHER GRADES [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
The Third team overwhelmed -Seatoun to the tune of 23 points to nil on Saturday at '] Maidstone Park. Cooper again was outstanding, scoring 11 points. . Sygrove! Clyma and Warner were - also no- good football. This team, under the of Messrs;' Campbell and Stales; is doiner splendid. Upper Hutt Fourths drew with Poneke—ll .all. : J ~. .'"-
PLUNKET SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
The Royal New Zealand So- ciety' for the Health of Women and Children (Plunket Society), has launched ah appeal for a na- tional memorial to the late.'. Sir Truby King, arid in this" connec- tion the local branch of the " So- ciety is holding a bring and h\xv afternoon. Residents, are requested to pa- tronise this magnificent' organisa- tion, which is doing ''such humane work. Sir Truby King has, been ac- claimed as one of New Zealand's greatest sons. It is fitting th at his fellow countrymen should do honour to his memory, and an op- portunity is npw. offered to them through this appeal,
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING R.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING R.S.A.
The annual general meeting of the. Upper Hutt branch of the R.S.A. took place on Friday even- ing last,' the President, Mr. S. F.- Carver, presiding over a large W tendance. -The; annual report and balance sheet was adopted and the Pre- sident and executive thanked for their good work during the year. The election of officers, which was keenly contested were as fol- lows: President,. S. -F. - Carver unopposed; .Secretary, W. C Ma<'- liabb; Treasurer, S. Bacon; Vice- Presxdent, R. H. Ashford; Execu- tive. Committee, 0. C. Atkins, R Benge, F. R. §mith, C. R. Stroud, G- Hatt E. Carr, D. A. Jackson, L. R. Russell, and G. H. Hum- phrey. . • The . meeting decided to raise sufficient money to entertain the Australian. "Diggers" when they arrive in New Zealand next yeav
ANNUAL MEETING SOCIAL CLUB. SILVERSTREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
ANNUAL MEETING SOCIAL CLUB.
The annual meeting of the Silverstream Social Club was held on Monday evening of last week, the President, Mr. Hanibal, bemg in the chair.' ;• y There was a good attendance of members present, apologies be- ng received from several who were unavoidably absent. / The balance sheet for the year showed that the Club was in a very sound financial position and credit was given to the late com- mittee 'for the way they had carried out their, duties. .;" The ladies were also thanked -for the way they had provided supper throughout the year, at and euchre tournaments. The following, officers were elected for 1939-40:^ Patron, Mr, A. J. MeCurdy; President, Mr, C. Hanibal; Vice- President, Mr. W. Duncan; Secre- tary, Mr: D. A, Jackson; Trea- surer. Mr. J. Andrews: Commit- tee, Mesdames Ritzema Richard- son and Jackson; Messrs. String- er. Smyrke, Ferguson. Dawson, Alsop, and Holcroit.
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
On Thursday evening th c . Cen- tral Committee of the "Women's Organisation held a very success- ful concert to augment their funds for the Queen Carnival. At the conclusion of the even- iusr. Mrs. Snencer. President /of +he Committee, thanked the art- ist'? for asKistingr. also the gen- eral, nublic for cominsr along. concert was its Vmd.with a variety of artists, in- c.ludi>.o-ino- -tTiat well-known sing- er, Mrs : R, Bradley, ' .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE R^^Jf Y CEN ™VNIAL QUEEN CARNIVAL. RECEIPTS. EXPENDITURE. Euchre £ a ™ • *. £ s - <*. Sale of Cakes ? ° Majestic Theatre Rent 210 0 Co mp . Leg of Lamb 2 46 Sake? * 5S ° ihe?nr ay r " 31 * 2" Series I & Theatre J" 5 ° 0 ° SKES.- *"~ g 5 J 'J 0 S kets M % Euchre ~ \ * 2 Home & School. Assn. 5 6 Donation P. Gray 2 a Mone r 0 ' & Stamps 1 o Donation ± J SSSS? 6 *" 5 J£ 0 ° S2ST _ JJ J *** Secretary X \ % Donation Mrs. Ecob ie o 29 8 3 Competition Mrs. Robert- „.„ • - son 1 17 6 Competition per P. Ro- bertson 10 9 Competition per Mrs. R. Bradley ' 18 0 Misc. Donations 19 2 -- v> —^— — —— . v £4:3-2 9 Credit Balance £2 q> 8 * Sent to Central Com'tee 15 o 0 _____ •'■'"' " " » I* 8 3 ■ ' 8 3 . £20 8 3 MRS. E. M. HYSLOP, ~~ Checked and found correct. ' Secr etary and Acting Treasurer. B. M. WILMSHURST, E.&O.E. ,«/5/S9. .•■■■■.:.',.