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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 18 May 1939
N.Z. LABOUR PARTY. SILVERSTREAM BRANCH. GRAND DANCE. to be held at SILVERSTREAM HALL on ~ WEDNESDAY, 31st MAY. ~ ' .' Subs. 1/6. Bus leaves Upper Hutt P.O. 8. p.m. MEMORANDUM ' UPPER HUTT MOTORISTS. WINTER IS HERE—Now is the time to have your Battery and Ignition checked over. Quick Starting. HERETAUNGA (SERVICE STATION GORDON B. GREEN MOTOR MECHANIC AND ■'-. GENERAL ENGINEER. PF.HERCOCK Telephone 66. Telephone 66. Small Tins Tomato Soup, 7d. Large Tins Tomato Soup, I/-. Small ..Packets Soup, 3d. Large Packets Soupi sd. 5 -Tins '.'*■ Dried Apricots, Bd. 18. h Tins Pink Salmon, Bd. Large Tins Pineapple, Bd. 2001b. Sks, Pollard, .17/6; GOODS DELIVERED.. DONTHOPE ~ FOR THE BEST. GET IT FROM LIN RUSCOE LADIES' & GENTS' HAIRDRESSER .:,■■.....■...'. TRENTHAM. J. STRINGER WOOD, COAL & COKE MERCHANT. SAND & GRAVEL CARRYING. Phone A 46. \ SILVERSTREAM. W.^S ; <SILLBANKS General Storekeeper Main Road, TRENTHAM. Phone 65 upper hutt UPPER HUTT BOY SCOUTS E,,- U- C H R- E R.S.A. R...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
Registered at the G.P.0.,. Welling ton as a newspaper.
THURSDAY, MAY 25th, 1939.
PROVINCIAL HOTEL UPPER HUTT T. Fisher (Proprietor.) Good Wines, Spirits and Beer in Stock. FIRST CLASS DINING ROOM. THE GEANGE ( CARRYING CO. LTD. WHOLESALE DEALERS & CARRIERS. Daily Service to Wellington. Lime, Cement and Bricks Supplied. Telephones: Upper Hutt No. 76. Wgton. 42-044.
T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. BUTCHERS MAIN ROAD UPPER HUTT. One Quality Only THE BEST. Phone 258. Daily Deliveries. LEN. BENGE MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery y Charging. Ace. Welding. Break Down Service. Repairs to all makes of Cars. Tyres and Oils Stocked. Phone 40M. UPPER HUTT.
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Mayoral Bi-Election [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
Through the untimely- death of our late Mayor, Mr. P. Robert- son, nominations for candidates close at the Council Office on the 30th instant, and on June 10th, the ratepayers and citizens of the -Borough will be called upon to fulfil the first principle of democracy by casting their votes in favour of the candidate whom they believe is best qualified to be our chief, citizen and most capable of control- ling the progress of the Borough. '
-As yet we-do not know the all likely starters in the contest, and it is not our. intention to enter into controversy with regard to their* individual capabilites. We leave it to the candidates themselves to impart their virtues to the ratepayers and , citizens and for these latter two, to decide per medium of the polling' booth, who. is to be the chief administrator of th,e public purse for the ensuing two years.. "
Th,e Mayor's position is similar in many respects and the man- aging director of a puhlic comp...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
Constable C. Stewart, has re- turned to duty after a holiday. Dancers, are reminded that the Trentham School Committee are holding a Dance at Howell's Hall on Wednesday next. Everyone is assured-of a good time. Messrs. F. Whiteman and K. Geange are at present • way up country doing a little fishing.
MAYORAL CANDIDATES [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
with his knowledge of municipal procedure will give him claim to merit support..
Another who. has now expressed his intention of standing for the- mayoral seat is Mr. P. P. Keys. Besides having been seven years a member of past councils, five as , Deputy-Mayor, he has been con- nected with many other organisa- tions and societies rendering ser- cise to the; public. Mr. Keys has had an exceptionally sound com- mercial training l and holds a re- sponsible position which together
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
CLOSING DOWN SALE NOW -K';.lliLL SWING. Buy Your Winter Footwear Now At Sale Prices from LES ROSS All Stock Must be Clear by.End of May. ' Boys' Football Boots, a few pair- only at 12/3. A few pairs only Ladies' Shoes to be cleared regardless of cost. Men's Welted Shoes all reduced to clear. All: Gumboots, Goloshes, etc. reduced to clear. GET YOURS NOW AND SAVE MONEY.- r ■ N.Z LABOUR PARTY MAJESTIC THEATRE, UPPER HUTT FRIDAY, MAY 26th. STOBSCKiIPTTONS:—LADIEIS 2/-. GENT'S: - 2/6.. HARRY AVERY'S ORCHESTRA.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
MEMORANDUM UPPER HUTT MOTORISTS. WINTER IS HERE—Now is the time to have your Battery and Ignition checked over. Quick Starting. HERETAUNGA SERVICE STATION GORDON B. GREEN MOTOR MECHANIC AND GENERAL ENGINEER. F.F. HERCOCK Telephone 66. Telephone 66. Small Tins Tomato Soup, 7d. Large Tins Tomato Soup, 1/-. Small Packets Soup, 3d. Large Packets Soup, sd. 5 Tins Sardines, 1/-. Dried Apricots, Bd. lb. J Tins Pink Salmon, Bd. Large Tins Pineapple, Bd. 2001b. Sks. Pollard, 17/6. GOODS DELIVERED.
BALLROOM DANCING (Modern and Old Time.) EVA DRAPER Member, 1.5. T.D., N.A.T.D. Classes Druids' Hall, Mondays, 8 p.m. to 10 p,m. Private lessons by appointment. COMMENCING 12th JUNE.
WHO IS McCURDY? [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
WHO IS McCURDY?
Angus John McCurdy, son of a Scot's father and Yorkshire mother, Father: Lecturer on mathematics at Hammersmith Training College for Schoolmasters, London; remov- ed to Birmingham in 1859 to take up an appointment as headmaster it St. Peter's School; Mother: born at Leeds; removed to London with her parents when quite young. "Mac" as he has been known in New Zea- land, was born at No. 1 Linden Ter- race, Monument Lane, Birmingham, June 20th, 1860. Arrived at Well- ington 16th June, 1880. Removed to Upper Hutt, Xmas Eve, 1.891. Lived in tent for over a year, across the Hutt River, until with aid of wife, built, a house there. Married 6th December,' 1883 (2 sons, 3 daughters).
At the age of 10 years he passed the 7th standard of Education in Birmingham and took extra subjects thereafter for 3 years until he en- tered the British Civil Service — Telegraph Division. When 17' years old he passed Science and Art. De- partment examinations entitling him to teach...
MAC'S PLATFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
Fair and Impartial treatment of the requirements of all parts of the borough of Upper Hutt. •.. ' Amicable relations with adjoin- ing local bodies in the development of the Hutt Valley. , Further Improvement of the Sani- tary Service and enforcement of the conditions of contracts. , Lowest Rates possible consistent with efficient service in office work and road maintenance and construc- tion. * Fire Brigade—Efficient upkeep of both units and stations. Playing Areas—Options to .be ob- tained wherever possible, and pro- posals when prices finally arranged to be placed before the people for approval. Swimming Facilities for • each for self-supporting- schemes to be detailed and submit- ted to a poll of ratepayers." Street Improvement proposals to be subject to ratepayers' consent -at a poll, and not rushed through by increased general rates anually. Disposal of rubbish and spoil on Bradford System at junction of Whiteman's Valley and Main Road; Main Road near TaWa...
MAC'S PUBLIC SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
MAC'S PUBLIC SERVICE
New Zealand Farmers' Union-— 1902-1907. From ordinary member to Dominion Organiser and Secre- tary. . New Zealand Farmers' Co-opera- tive Distributing Co., Ltd.—one of the original founders and directors of the Company. Upper Hutt Town District-—' Founder 1907-1908. Town Olerk and Engineer, April 1908 to Septem- ber 1913. Town Commissioner, Sep- tember 1913 to September 1914— Peter Robertson also commissioner September 1914 to September 1918
two terms Town Commissioner under P. Robertson (chairman); and on his resigning in the 1918-20 term —Mr. Geo. Campbell (chairman —as a protest against the dismissal of roadman J. Greenwood and carter Jos. Benge, "Mac" was elected to the vacancy as a commissioner until September, 1920. In Septem- ber, 1924, "Mac" and five of his "sup- porters were elected and he was ap- pointed chairman until the Borough was proclaimed on Ist. February, 1926. Commissioner Greig was the only 1922-24 commissioner who se- cured re-el...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
The Centenary period extends from November this year until to- wards the middle of next year. On 16th June, 1940, I celebrate the diamond jubilee of my arriva.' in New Zealand. • In 1941, I celebrate the golden jubilee of my arrival in Upper Hutt as a permanent abode. Note.—l- am , still without road access after 48 years' residence-—Hutt County de- velopment! "On 6th December, my wife and I celebrate our 56 th wedding day an- niversary; v Mrs. McCurdy is ! member, of Plunket Society. League of Mothers, Upper Hutt Women's In- stitute and Red Cross Society Relief Committee. I am as fit bodily apd mentally as when I landed in New Zealand on 16th June, 1880. Y. Rt. Hon. W. E. Gladstone, Rt. Hon. Joseph Jas. Keir Hardie, Duke of Wellington, Count Bismarck, Woodrow i Wilson, . and many, others^were holding high posi- tions when much older than I am. If you know of any' resident or ratepayer of Upper Hutt Borough" Who has done greater- or longer ser- vice to the district than...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
ANGUS J. for Centennial Mayoralty will address the electors at & p.m. at RECORD HALL, UPPER HUTT (near Station) on THURSDAY NEXT, JUNE Ist. ROLL UP.
-WANTED TO PURCHASE,- private- ly, small cottage; c.1., .convs., one third cash. Particulars to 'J.N., c/o Leader. "POR SALE—Five-roomed concrete residence, Main Road. Deposit about £250. Apply R. Scholes, Main Road. jpOR Copper, 12 gallons, good, . cheap. Apply c/o 'Leader.'
WANTED-—-Home for one pet white Rabbit with hutch, and one black and white Kitten. Apply BANK, Upper Hutt. ST. JOHN'S LADIES' GUILD. A "BRING AND BUY" Afternoon '. will be held / in ST. JOHN'S SCHOOLROOM on THURSDAY, JUNE. Ist. at 2.30 p.m. Competi- tions, afternoon tea.
LAST WEEK'S SPORTING EVENTS. FOOTBALL. UPPER HUTT JUNIORS STILL UNBEATEN. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
LAST WEEK'S SPORTING EVENTS.
UPPER HUTT JUNIORS STILL UNBEATEN.
The best match this season was witnessed on Saturday last, when the local team met and defeated Lower Hutt by 6 points (two tries to niL From the kick off it could be seen that Upper Hutt would have to produce their best football to overcome their friendly rivals. : Solid hard play was the order, of the day both sides giving of their, best. The game had been in progress nearly half-an-hour before any score was registered, but even- tually Skerton, Upper Hutt's half- . back, . simply . bullocked his way over the line, but the. kick fai-lect. Lower Hutt with some nice passing movement kept the local boys on. their toes, but. Morton, was well on his game at full-back, and broke up several promising movements. Francis started a forward rush and gained several yards. From the line out the ball came 7 to '. "Whiteman who, in turn., passed to Skerten, the latter making great headway, but . a forward...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
Morton played a game out of the box, finding the line with some great kicks. • Skerten, at ; half-back . never knows,when he is beaten, and the hard knocks he receives does not deter him at least. Whiteman, Gorrie, Francis and Wyeth were again a splendid quartet, but they certainly missed McNeil this week. Over 20 free kicks were mark- ed up against the local boys dur- ing the match. Now then Coach Paul, that has to be rectified. St. Johnston was on the side line this week. What happened- Harry, miss practice ?
ANOTHER WIN FOR THE THIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
ANOTHER WIN FOR THE THIRDS.
. The Thirds had yet another win to. their credit when they defeat- ed Wellington on Saturday, by. 14—6. This team seems to be very well balanced, and will be a force to reckon with before the end of.the season. The score does not flatter one little bit as they were far better than their opnonents. ; . The noints were scored by Sy- grove, 2 tries; Cooper, one pen-' alty; one conversion, and Martin, one try. ■'■_.'* \ The Fourth Grade went under feto. Seatoun, after a splendid game *by 6 points to 6. Upper Hivtt Fifths defeated Taita by 14—9.
SPORTING FIXTURES FOR THIS WEEK-END. RUGBY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 25 May 1939
SPORTING FIXTURES FOR THIS WEEK-END.
. Upper Hutt Juniors v. Ath- letic, Maidstone Park, No. 1, 2.45 p.m., Mr. A. Campbell. Upper Hutt Thirds y, Athletic, Maidstone Park, No. 2, 2.45 p.m., Mr. Mclntyre. Upper Hutt Fourths v. Well- ington College tOld Boys; Quinn's Post, No. 2, 2.45 p.m., H. Mc- Kegney. . ... * Upper Hutt Fifths v. Hutt. Hutt Park, No. 4, 2.45 p.m., C. J. Fla.ws^