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GOVERNMENT HOUSE GARDEN PARTY. NEW NORFOLK RESIDENTS PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
GOVERNMENT HOUSE GARDEN PARTY. NEW NORFOLK RESIDENTS PRESENT. . The beautiful grounds, pf Govern ment House were a fit setting for the delightfully bright and animated scene which the Governor, and Lady Clark's' second garden party pre sented on the . afternoon of Monday, January 15. The weather was par ticularly warm and summery, and drew forth the gayest and most picturesque oi lrocKiiigo; uices, chiffons, and organdies being greatly favored. Those New Norfolk resi dents who were present declared themselves charmed by the delight ful gardens, with their wide, sweep ing green ISwns, banks of gay flowers, and shady trees, that threw long, cool shadows over the grass, and by the lovely old building, which commands such a magnificent view of the River Derwent. One and all found the time pass all too quickly, and were enthusiastic in their praise for the hospitality so graciously ex tended. , Among those from this district who accepted invitations were the Warden1 (Mr T. Andrews), Mr a...
YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
YACHTING. On Sunday last the P.C.Y.C. held a race from Cygnet around Huon Island' and home, for the Alex. Clark and Son Pty. Ltd. cup, which will be a 3-year's competition, one race each year, and points awarded as follows: — First, 3; second, 2; third,, i. The gainer of the highest number of points at the end of three years to have nnai possession, ine winner of each annual race also gets a cash prize of £2 from the donor of the trophy. There was a strong south-easterly breeze, with hard beat to windward to the island, and a fast run home. Marie gained first place, Altura second, and Eula third. Marie B. (125) . 5. 6.27 4.44. 6 Altura (1£) .. 4.53.51 4.51.10 Eula (25)' .. .. 5.31.36 4.51.54 Mercury (zero) . 4.56.31 4.56.31 Pixie (141) ... 5.33.45 5. 7.49 Cygnet and Fay retired.
Esperance Council JANUARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Esperance Council JANUARY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Es perance Municipal Council was held at Southport on Wednesday, 17th. Present: Warden E. Burgess, and Crs. H.' Evans, G. Clark, J. W. Rowe, J. Harwood, ,W. Killingback, W. | Jackson, II. Knight, -F. Ashlin, J. W. Studley, B. O. Plummer, E. Smith, W. Brown, and the council clerk (Mr A. E Davis). . HASTINGS CAVES. A letter was read from the- Direc tor of the Tourist Bureau, Mr E. T. Emmet t, stating that he would, not be able to attend a council meeting to discuss the opening of the Hastings caves until after his return from Melbourne about the end' of the. pre sent month. The Commissioner of Railways, who is head of the Tourist Department, is of the opinion that the, Esperance Council should be al lowed to take over the control of the caves, jbut it is unlikely that the department' will go to any expense in opening them up, as the Public Works Committee a few years ago had decided that the expense of doing so was not warr...
Personal [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Personal . Major Mrs Gullidge, of the Salva tion- Army, and mother of Mr W. Arthur Guillidge, the well known composer, and bandmaster of Bruns wick, Victoria, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs W. Rusher, Ship wrights Point, left Tasmania for Melbourne oni Saturday with Miss Recta Rusher, who had also been on a visit to her mother.
Huonville Hall ELECTION OF COMMITTEE. RATEPAYERS CRITICISE MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Huonville Hall ELECTION OF COMMITTEE. RATEPAYERS CRJTIjCflSE MAN AGEMENT. A meeting of * ratepayers that at tracted considerable interest -was held at the Huonville Town Hall on Tuesday evening last, to appoint a committee of management of the hall, the period for which^he1 prev ious committee was appointed hav ins: expired. , Warden G. C. Frankcomb, who presided, explained that a .committee of eight ratepayers had been, ap pointed three yeais ago as a hall committee, and it was agreed that four of them should retire at the end of the first year, . and four at the; end of the second year. An nual elections for- four members were to be held, the;peiiod of office being two years.!', * The elections, however, had not been held, and at the January meeting of the Huon Council it was , decided that the whole committee should be asked to retire, * and1 an election held for members representative of the rate payers, \Cr. A. C. Parsons being the council representative. Before call ing for no...
Fruit Case Timber PROPOSED KILN DRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Fruit Case Timber PROPOSED KILN DRYING. The, State Fruit Advisory Board last .Tuesday discussed the question of kiln drying local timber for fruit cases. Mr M. Calvert, who introduced the subject, said it was desirable to stop the importation, of case ma terial, and- suggested that the- ar tificial drying and re-conditiomng 01 local hardwood might effect this object. ' It was decided to ask the Govern ment to undertake experiments in thi9' work. While quite in accord with the principle of using only Tasmanian timber for fruit cases, we would point out that already thousands of pounds have been spent in Victoria, and a smaller amount in Tasmania, in a vain attempt to season eucalyptus timber economically. A much less costly and just as ef fective system of seasoning local hardwood is by air drying, and though this involves cutting the timber months before it is required to be made up into cases, the work can be carried out at much less cost than by any artificial system.
STACKING FRUIT ON WHARVES [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
STACKING FRUIT ON WHARVES Although attention has frequently been drawn to the damage caused to fruit on the Hobart wharves by being stacked in solid blocks, and left there sometimes for a fortnight or even longer before being, placed on board ship, it was not until Tues dav last that official action towards effecting an improvement was taken. At the monthly meeting of the State Fruit Advisory Board, Mr M. Cal vert said' provision should1 be made for providing ventilation between the roofs of the wharf sheds and the fruit stacks, so that the temperature might be brought down to 50 deg., and1 Mr A. Dickson' said it was equally important to limit the' size- of the stacks and provide ventilation through them. A committee was, therefore, appointed to watch the stacking of fruit and report to the Board at a later date.
COUNTRY WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
COUNTRY WEEK The following team has been sel ected to represent the Huon, in tl-e Country Week carnival which com mences at Hobart Monday, 1st Feb ruary: — D. H. Calvert (capt.), G. Hansen, K. Jolly, A. Walton, J. Griggs, W. Coad, D. Helm, B. Wat son, W. A. Fitzpatrick, K. Price, N. Johnston, L. Powell, W. Darcy. Any of those named unable to play are requested to notify Mr D. F. Calvert (phone, Glen Huon 2) not later than Monday next, 29th inst.
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
THE WEATHER. The Weather Bureau reports that last week was of an exceptional character. Not only was it notable for severe bush fires, but it was the driest week throughout the whole of the State for the last six years. Apart from a few light falls on the West Coast, only one or two points of rain were recorded at isolated stations. The smoke haze created by the bush fires was also of abnor mal density, completely obscuring the sun at times, and causing poor visibility. Some high temperatures were recorded, particularly on the 16th and 18th, when over 90 degrees was registered, at several stations. It is interesting to note, however, that corresponding figures for places in South Australia and Victoria were well above the 100 degrees mark, and that for several consecutive days. Extreme temperatures during the week at Hobart were 91 deg. on the 16th, and 50.2 deg. on the 20th; extremes for other parts of the State were 94 deg. at Swansea on the 16th and 18th, and 36 deg. at Moina on ...
ESPERANCE ASSOCIATION. DOVER AGAIN SCORE HEAVILY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
ESPERANCE ASSOCIATION. DOVER AGAIN SCORE HEAVILY. Dover defeated' Kent by an inn nings and 165 runs last Saturday. Scores: — KENT.— First Innings. W. Jackson, c W. Seabrook, b R. Johnson . . . . . . . . ? ? 8 T. Rowe, c sub., b W. Seabrook 2 P. Upcher, b W. Seabrook ... 55 B. K. Price, b R. Johnson .... 19 R. Stubbs, c J. Watts, b W. Sea brook . 1 . . .'. ........ 0 L. Riseley, c sub., b R. Johnson 2 R. Balcombe, c R. Francis, b R.. Upcher . . . . . . . . 10 F. Stubbs, c sub., b W. Seabrook 0 E. Worseley, c J. Watts, b R. Upcher . . . . . . .... . . 2 W. Hudson, not out ? ? ? 14 P. Stanley, st. J. Watts, b R. Upcher ? ? ? . . . ? 1 Sundries . . ........ 10 Total ? ? ? 125 Bowling: W. Seabrook, 4 for 38; R. Johnson, 3 for 35; R. Upcher, 3 for 23; R. Francis, none for 17. Second Innings. ; W. Jackson, b R. Butterworth . 0 P. Upcher, c D. Balcombe, b R. Butterworth. . ... . . . .\ . . 15 T. Rowe, b R. Butterworth . . 0 B. K. Price, c W. Rapp, b R. Upcher . . ? ? ? ? ? 0 R Stubbs, b R. ...
PORT HUON TO GEEVESTON ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
PORT HUON TO GEEVESTON ROAD. Mr A. C. Seabrook, M.H.A., has received advice from the Director of Public Works to the effect that, the Superintendent of Highways has been instructed to proceed at once with the repairing of the Port Huon to Geeveston road, the surface of which has broken up badly during the past few months. The work' is estimated to cost £400, and is only' intended as a temporary expedient, as it is intended to re-make the road later in the year. Mr Seabrook pointed out that to leave the road in its present condition, during the apple season would cause bruising to the fruit during transport to . the wharf, and the department therefore consented to carry out sufficient re pairs to prevent such damage from occurring.
Southport BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Southport BUSH FIRES. Bush fires have caused much anxiety among the residents of the surrounding districts, but. so far the fires have not reached Southport. WEATHER AND GRUBS. After having had a long spell of dry weather, a welcome rain fell on Tuesday last. It will be much ap uy ui uiiaiuiouo axiu uuuac holders. After having ruined both the vegetables and grass, the grass grubs are disappearing. , KINGFISH BEACH. Kirigfish Beach has once again been visited by a large number of holiday-makers, and there are still a few visitors camped here, and! who seem to be enjoying themselves to the full by fishing, swimming, and sun-bathing. During Christmas and New Year people from all parts of the Huon spent a happy time on the shores of this beach. PERSONAL. Mrs Koerbin, with her little son, Lloyd, is spending a holiday with her mother, Mrs G. Hall. Mrs Westcott, of Hobart, is staying with her daughter, Mrs Stephen ? Hay, for a holiday, after having had a serious illness a few months ago. I...
RIFLE SHOOTING. HUONVILLE v. SANDFORD [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
RIFLE SHOOTING. HUONVILLE v. SANDFORD , Thie Huonville Rifle Club sent a team to Sandfoid on Saturday to shoot for the Hobart Riflemen's Cup against the Sandford Club, who were holders of the cup. The conditions of the match were five men aside, seven shots and two sighters at 500 and 600 yards. The match was won by Huonville by a margin of 14 points. After the match the visi tors were entertained to afternoon tea by the women of the Sandford Club. Scores: — HUONVILLE 500 600 yds. yds. Tl. N. P. Loudon' .... 35 34 69 C. Stiibbington .... 33 34 67 W. Marriott ...... 34 32 66 W. Ayers ? 32 33 65 W:' G. Albury . . . . 33 30 63 167 163 330 SANDFORD R Calvert . . . . . . 34 33 67 S. Haynes ...... 31 33 64 P. Calvert .. .... 33 29 62 F. Bowden ...... 33 29 62 A. Wilson .. .. .. 28 33; 61 159 157 316
Record Dry Spell PARTIAL RELIEF THIS WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Record Dry Spell PARTIAL RELIEF THIS WEEK. The extraordinary dry weather that has prevailed throughout South ern Tasmania this summer, and which has largely been responsible for the extensive bush fires that m-evailedi in most Darts of the country, was broken on Tuesday night and yesterday, when , a total rainfall of 28 points was recorded at the Franklin post office, which can be accepted as the average for the Huon district. While this fall was very wel come, as it has completely stopped the disastrous fires that have been raging throughout Southern Tas mania for the past week, it is not sufficient for the needs of the or chardists and' farmers. An indica tion of the extremely low rainfall is afforded by the fact that for the months of November and December, 1932, and January, 1933, the rain fall-was 10 inches 89 points, whereas for the last three months the fall has only been 2 inches 65 points. An examination of the rainfall record for the past three months at Franklin shows the...
Coming Events [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Coming Events Jan. 27 — Dance, Braeside Hall. . Jan. 27 — Euchre and Dance, Moun tain River Hall. Jan. 27 — Annual Visit Loyal Frank lin Lodge to New Norfolk. Jan. 28— 'The World To-day,' il lustrated lecture, Cygnet Town Hall. Jan. 31 — Druids' Lod^e excursion to Alonnah by s.s. Excella. Feb. 3 — Dance, Ranelagh Memorial Hall (Huonville Rowing Club). Feb. 13 — Children's Annual Ball, Cygnet Town Hall. Feb. 27 — Bush Nursing Ball, Cyg net Town Hall. MEETINGS. Feb. 1 — Monthly meeting Cygnet Municipal Council. Feb. 7 — Annual meeting Franklin Football Club. THE Huon & Derwent Times THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1934.
CHURCH NOTICES. GEEVESTON— [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
CHURCH NOTICES. GEEVESTON — Congregational — Geeveston, 11 and 7; Cairns Bay, 2.30; Surges Bay, 3.30; Rev. J. F. Dickinson. Ship wrights Point, Mr A. Hammond. Church of England; — Geeveston, 8, 11 and 7; Glendevie, 3; Rev- J D. S. Daish, Rector. ESPERANCE— Church of England — Dover, 11; Raminea, 7; Rev. S. F. L. Clougher. Dover, 7, Mission Service. FRANKLIN— Methodist — Franklin, 11 and 7 ; Glen Huon, 3; Rev. F. L. Plumb, L. Th. Church of England, Septuagesima Sunday. St. John's, il a.m.; St. David's 3 p.m.; St. James, 7 p.m. Rev. Ian J. B. Macdonald, Rector. CYGNET — Catholic — Masses, Cygnet, 8.30 ; Middleton, li. Devotions, Cygnet, 7.30; Rev. A. Cullen, P.P. Church of England — Cygnet, 8, 11 and 7; Garden Island Creek, 3; Rev. C. C. Robertson. Methodist — Wattle Grove, 11; Gardners Bay, 3.15; Cyfmet, 7.30; Rev. C. O. Leigh Cook, B.A. Lym ington, 7.30 p.m., Mr Brough.
Current Topics HONOR FOR MOLLISON. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
Current Topics HONOR FOR MOLLISON. The Shell Company has been in formed that Mr J. A. Mollison, the famous long distance pilot, has been presented with the Johnson Memorial Trophy, which is awarded annually by the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators of the British Empire frvr t.hiv best. feat nf navicntimi Viv a civil pilot during the year. The trophy was instituted in memory of Squadron-Leader E. L. Johnson, one of the victims of the R.101 disaster, and was presented to1; Mr Mollison in recognition of his flight across the North Atlantic. At the same cere mony the Marquess of Clydesdale, chief pilot of the. Houston-Mount Everest expedition, was elected' a Warden of the Guild.
TASMANIA HIT AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
TASMANIA HIT AGAIN. The utter callousness with which Tasmanian interests are considered by Federal politicians is again ex emplified by the agreement that has been made between the Common wealth and the Dominion Govern ments with regard to the free entry of fish from the latter country into Australia. Mainland interests were greatly concerned1 recently over the action of New Zealand' in protect ing themselves against the importa tion of certain products from Aus tralia, and! they have .-been looking around for a scapegoat in order to win back New Zealand's trade, Tas mania had built up quite a good connection with Sydney in supply ing that city with about 140, OOOlbs. of barracouta last year, and the business was growing. New Zealand waters also have large quantities of this species of fish, and because it is a little more than double the ave rage size of the Tasmanian fish, the Dominion fishermen are able to mar ket it at a cheaper rate than the fishermen of this State. Here was on...
At the Theatres THE PRINCE. "BERKELEY SQUARE." [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 25 January 1934
At the Theatres THE PRINCE. 'BERKELEY SQUARE.' 'Berkeley Square,' hetalded as one of the year's outstanding photo plays, _ opens at the Prince of Wales Theatre this Saturday, and thereby hangs a tale of superb film enter tainment, some of the best ' acting ever seen, and direction that has rarely been surpassed. It is the 1 Fox production, m which Leslie Howard has the stellar role. The theme of the film as it takes a young man .of to-day back 150 years into the life of his ancestors, has already aroused much comment among tnain land audiences. It is a theme of so unusual a nature ' that its skilful handling makes it a distinct cine matic pleasure. Leslie Howard gives- the best . performance of his brilliant career. When you see him as the youth .who goes through time practically at will, you realise that he is the only one on a long roster of capable actors who could do the iob.' Heather Anger has the lead ing feminine role opposite him, and her presence bespeaks a perfect se lecti...