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MARKET CONTROL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
MARKET CONTROL. The Minister for Commerce, Mr F. H. Stewart, has informed Mr A; C. Blacklow, M.H.R., that the Fede ral Government has adopted his sug gestion that the Government should collaborate with N.Z. and the U.K. on matters affecting the fruit trade of Australia, and is endeavouring to obtain more favorable treatment for the fruitgrowers of the Common wealth, with the object of implement ing the Ottawa agreement to the mutual advantage of both parties.
Sporting Notes BADMINTON [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Sporting Notes BADMINTON The NeAv Norfolk Badminton Club spent the week-end at. Kingston Bcach, the Aveather being ideal. The members of the clu.b Averc enter tained at a dance held in the King ston Hall on Saturday night. % A \-pte. of thanks AAras passed to Mr J. G- P BVien, Mr Alf. Brown, and Mr. C. Cannal for generously loaning vehicles for transporting the club members. . Miss D. Fyle, the secretary of the New Norfolk Badminton Club, a vae in charge of the arrangement's, and the club is to. be congratulated or having such an efficient secietary.
NEW NORFOLK HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
NEW NORFOLK HOSPITAL. At a meeting of the committee of the New Norfolk Cottage Hospital yesterday,- the matron reported that the daily average for November was eight patients, 48 being admitted, and 38 discharged. Sister A. Long was appointed1 to the vacancy caused by the resignation of another nurse. Miss Frost- Avas appointed junior nurse, -and Miss Mollie Hill will -be appointed ' in Nurse Tomkinson's place when the latter goes to Hobart to continue her training.- . ;j British Rose Growers' Association has given 4000 rose trees to Regent's Park, London.
A Musician's Week MRS G. MATHESON, NEW NORFOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
A Musician's Week MRS G. MATHESON, NEW NORFOLK. A representative of the 'Huon and1 Derwent Times' recently had the pleasure of discussing with Mrs Gordon Matheson, of New Norfolk, Experiences in her musical career. Although she spends a great deal of her time teaching and playing, Mrs Matheson does not find the Avork tiresome. The physical strain is not noticed, she said, Avhen one's in terest is keen in the art, and there is a great delight in imparting the ability of self-expression to others, especially the young. Besides being a musician of con siderable ability, Mrs Matheson has achieved much success as a painter in oils, some of her Avork having re ceived the commendation of Avell knoAvn critics in London. Among the recognitions of her work is a gold medal aAvarded in 1920 for art and elocution Regarding this a reference that appeared in the- Syd ney 'Bulletin' is of special in terest, for it is mentioned in-' this that the medal accompanied the aAvard of a FelloAvship of the ...
CONGRATULATIONS FROM WARDEN of NEW NORFOLK [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
CONGRATULATIONS ? ? FROM WARDEN of NEW NORFOLK . Mr. Thomas Andrews. As Warden of the Municipality of New Norfolk, I am very pleased that the 'Huon Times' has extended its circulation to the New Norfolk district, and will include news from this municipality in its issues. I feel certain that it will be ap preciated by the citizens, and wish you every success in this progressive step. — Yours faithfully, THOMAS ANDREWS,. Ncav Norfolk, Dec. 12, 1933.
Settlement Road OPENED BY THE PREMIER. A CORDIAL RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Settlement Road OPENED BY THE PREMIER. A CORDIAL RECEPTION. Last Saturday was a memorable day for the settler? in the extreme south of Esperance, as it marked the opening of an important highway to a centre which will some day be one of the best - agricultural areas and a most important tourist resort — Southport, or, as . it designated on . the maps and telephone book, Hythe. The day was gloriously fine, and the welcome committee, under the leadership of Cr. B. O. Plummer, were delighted at the prospect : of visitors from the city, and elsewhere; seeing the district under most favor able circumstances. It was decided to take advantage of the occasion to hold the annual1 fair in aidi of the Southport Bush , Nursing Associa tion, and the ladies' committee of the latter left nothing undone that would help towards making' the event a record success. - To their credit and that of the residents, the result was beyond expectations, so that for? another year this very - de serving organisa...
CR. JOHN UPCHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
CR. JOHN UPCHURCH. A pleasing function took place at the conclusion of the monthl' meet ing of the Huon Municipal Council last Monday. As the members of the council were about to leave the table the Warden (Mr G. C. Frank comb) said he had great pleasure in announcing that Cr. John Upchurch had recently ' celebrated! his 83rd birthday, and was still hale and hearty. (Applause.) For the past 26 years he had represented the Victoria ward ire the Huon Council, and before that had been a member of the Victoria Roads Board, so that for a large pait of his life he had given his services to the public. That his work had been appreciated there could be no doubt, for in all circles could' be hoard eulogies of his work and influence. The mem bers and officers of the council could not let the occasion go by without some tangible evidence of esteem and goodwill, and on their behalf he asked Cr. Upchurch to nccept a silvp.i-mountecl walking ctirk. The applause that greeted C'\ Unchuvch as he ros...
Glen Huon BAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Glen Huon BAND CONCERT. The Glen Huon Brass Band gave their annual concert last Thursday evening in the Town Hall, to a fair audience. A committee of ladies was appointed to assist in the ar rangements of the programme, and in this they excelled. Vocal items were rendered by Miss Gladys Holmes (Hobart-, Misses Hope, Wright and Joyce Watson, Mrs Rickards, Mr and Mrs Zanotti, Mr Stan Fyfe and Mr Fraser;; recita tions by Miss Ella Schauppe and Miss Edna Eizele (Collinsvale). Mrs J. Morey, Huonville played a piano forte, solo and Mr Garnie Short a clarinet solo. These items were in terspersed by band selections. The concert was a most enjoyable one. Mi- R. Shield carried out the duties of - chairman' in his usual efficient, manner. A word of praise is due to the conductor, Mr H. Peterson, for the way : his band has improved. It has proved a great acquisition to the, district, and the public have not been slow, in recognising their ser vices, . . , DRY SEASON. The district is experiencin...
BAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
? r, ? | BAND CONCERT. The Mental Hospital Brass Band at New Norfolk gave a free band concert on the regatta ground on Sunday afterno.on, December 10. The large number of people present thoroughly enjoyed the splendid music rendered by the band. Many visiting picnic parties foregathered on the beautiful banks of the Der went in ideal picnic weather.
Tasmania's Menace JOBS IN JEOPARDY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Tasmania's Menace JOBS IN JEOPARDY. 'These times' is a phrase that has become rather hackneyed, and yet every now and then, we run' up against something which is peculiar to 'these times.' A case in point is the ruthless invasion of Tasmania and Tasmanian markets by mainland manufacturers, huge organisations with unlimited * . capital, whose .one desire is to extend their operation at any cost and' spread - their octopus like tentacles over our fair island. Particularly now must we call a -halt and consider the ultimate influence of this sort of thing when it becomes A MENACE TO OUR JOBS. On turning this problem over in our minds, the thing that first strikes i us is not simply that money paid j for such, articles goes directly out of the. State, but that repercussions go ! right through the whole of our social i structures. It becomes plain to all that wheri we buy an imported ar ticle instead of the locally produced one, we dam up a. flood of local pro duction to our own detriment...
DOUGLAS CREDIT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
DOUGLAS CREDIT. A meeting, it is mooted, will shoitly be held at New Norfolk, un der the auspices of the Douglas Credit Association this body having the Derwent Valley in view for ac- I tivities in the furtherance of their propaganda. We understand there is a very active nucleus at New Nor folk, and that a branch of the as sociation is intended.
LODGE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
LODGE SOCIAL. The New Norfolk branch of the ' Protestant Alliance were favored - with a large attendance at a social evening held in the Oddfellows' Hall , on Thursday, Nov. 30th. Among j those present were Grand Secretary i of Tasmania, Bro. W. F. Morgan', I and many visitors trom other branches of the lod#e. Supper was served in a beautifully decorated supper room, Mrs H. J. House su pervising the arrangements. Mr C. Richardson's dance band provided excellent music. Mr A. I. Triffitt capably carried out the duties of secretary.
ST. MATHEW'S SUNDAY SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
ST. MATHEW'S SUNDAY SCHOOL The annual distribution of prizes earned duiing the year took place in the Sunday School on Sunday after noon, the 3rd inst., when there was a good attendance of parents and chil dren. There were prizes in each class awarded in the order of merit, and special prizes to Joan Wilson for exceptional attendance, this scholar not having missed Sunday School «'nce during the year and to Clyde Fitzgerald for regular attendance ;md good conduct.
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
? i SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. , Under pleasant weather conditions the annual picnic of St. Mathew's Sunday School was held- on' the re gatta ground at New Norfolk on Saturday, the 2nd in.st., in the af lernoon. With a willing band of helpers as members of the Parents .°nd' Friends' Association making things go, the children had a very good time, what with the merrygo round and games,, backed up with the usual plentitude of good cheer at their picnic tea and after. A very pleasing little ceremony took place during the afternoon. Miss Reggell, who is shortly to be married, being presented with a bouquet by little Jennifer Triffitt, and by the restor with a pair of crystal vases and a floating bowl, on behalf of the Parents and Friends as a token of appreciation of the assistance always so willingly given by this young lady.
Current Topics MUSIC EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
Current Topics MUSIC EXAMINATIONS. Successful pupils of Mr K. Short at the June Trinity College of Music examinations were: — Theory, senior division, Victor Buxton ; prepara tory, Dulcie Zanotte. Royal School of Music: Rudiments, '.Grade IV., Linda Bester, Una Watson. Lon doii College of Music: Associate, A.L.C.M., Eileen Watson. Trinity College: Practical, junior division, Kelvin Rimon. ? -I
A PROGRESSIVE STEP. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
A PROGRESSIVE STEP. I . ? ? To-jday this journal, under the name^of 'The Huon and Derwent Times,' enters on a new era of its career. It is nearly 24 years since the' 'Huon Times' was first issued. It was then' printed1 from type. To day it is printed from linotype slugs., aiiu uiit; wiiuiu ax cue original ijiuiil has beem entirely replaced by more modern machinery and equipment. The aim of the 'Times' has been to advocate the best interests of the fruitgrower and other primai-y pro ducers, and' to publish country news that does not come within the scope of the daily press. In these direc tions we claim to have attained no small measure of success, and re cognising the usefulness of a coun try newspaper, we have been re peatedly asked, to extend our opera tions to the Derwent Valley district. As. the industrial conditions of the' Huon and Derwent Valley are very similar, the proposition appealed to us, and after some preliminary ne gotiations with leading residents of New Norfolk, we...
PERCY CHERRY MEMORIAL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
PERCY CHERRY MEMORIAL FUND. The trustees of the Percy Cherry Memorial Fund (Messrs J. ? M. Hamilton and F. ' W. Harrison) have decided to ask the subscribers ; to ..the fund to me.et on Friday, 22ncj inst. td' consider means of employing the balance of the money which was placcd in the bank after the mem orial provided1 by . the' ' subscribers had been paid for. The trustees feel that no good purpose can ' be served by leaving the money in the bank indefinitely, and are taking the course pioposed above to get an instruction from the subscriber's as to what should be done with the amount in hand. '
TASMANIAN SCHOOL TEACHERS [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
TASMANI AN SCHOOL TEACHERS A ballot has just been concluded by members of the Tasmanian State School Teachers' Federation foiv the position1 of ? president-elect for the ensuing year. The successful can didate, Mr C. W. Macfarlane, BiA., M.M. C. de G., is a popular member of the Hobart State High School staff. For some years Mr Macfar lane has been a member of the executive of the organisation, in which capacity his services have been of inestimable value.
HUON REGATTA GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
HUON REGATTA GROUND. Patrons of the forthcoming New ?Year's Day regatta at Shipwrights Point will find extensive improve ments have been carried , out to' the grounds. Additional areas have been' scrubbed and crassed. and ud to-date conveniences for men and women have been provided. The ? latter have cost the committee well over £200. The expenditure' re ? fleets much- credit on the enterprise of the committee. They could have complied with actual' require ments by renovating the' buildings previously in use, but with a view to making the ground as convenient as possible, they obtained most elabo rate plans and erected buildings/ in accordance with these, that will serve the public needs in a most hygienic way for many years to come. Mr C. Lewis has been appointed care taker of -the grounds, :and already the wisdom of such an appointment is apparent, for the fences have been1 repaired, and the grounds cleared of rubbish and fallen logs, giving the appearance of a' well cared for par...
GLAD TO SEE THE BACK OF 1933. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 14 December 1933
GLAD TO SEE THE BACK OF 19331. In wishing councillors, officials, and the press ? representatives the compliments of . the season when closing the meeting of the Huon Municipal Council last - Monday, Warden G. C. Frankcomb said that like the fruitgrowers, he would be 'glad to see the back of 1933.' It has been a disastrous year, : he added, for the apple growers, and few outside the districts conccrned knew, nov apparently di.d they care, how hard' the conditions had been, but no good purpose would be served by dwelling on that aspect. , There were signs, he hoped, ' would 'ma terialise, that 1934 was going5 to see an improvement. In any c. case there would have to be some change for the better in the position of the fruit industry, or an all-round crisis would occur.