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Questionaires for Intending Candidates for the Mayoralty. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 June 1939
Questionaires for Intending Candidates for the Mayoralty.
(To the Editor). The electors would *be obliged no doubt if the candidates would answer the following question,- aire through ..ie columns of your, valuable paper. Mr. A. J. McCurdy, Ex-Mayor, Have any of the other candi- dates stronger claims to be tho Centennial Mayor than you? Mr. F. P. Keys, . Ex-Deputy-Mayor, who advo- cated the installation of the pumping plant to overcome- the water shortage. Could you enlighten the public as to why the pumping plant has not been the success it was antici- pated it would be. If elected, would you be pre- pared to resign from the Execu- tive of the Ratepayers, and Citi- zens ', Association. Mr. J. Blewman, Deputy-Mayor and. .Labour Candidate. Was it through lack of experience as a member of the Labour Party, or .were you not aware of the, Road Safety Cam- paign ,of the Labour Government and the Minister of Transport, the Hon. Robt. Semple, when in the absence of the late Mayor, yo...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 June 1939
VOTE McCURDY FOR PROGRESS. FAIR PLAY FOR ALL. CHURCH NOTICES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. TRINITY SUNDAY. Trentham: 11 a.m., Matins; 7 p.m.. Evensong (Mr. Avery). Upper Hutt- -.8 a.m., H.C; 7 p.m,; Evensong (Mr. Bryant).- Siiverstream: 9.30 a.m.; H.C.; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr. Snell.) Akatarawa-: 7 p.m.. Evensong ('Vicar). Rev. N. E. WTNHALL, Vicar. METHODIST CHURCH. Corner Main Rd. and Benzie Avenue, Services each Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Minister: Sister Edith Beer!>' Main Road, Upper Hutt.
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 1 June 1939
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Upper Hutt: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Rev. J. C. McCaw. Wallaceville: ,2 p.ni., Rev. J. C. McCaw. Trentham: 7 p.m;, Mr.'F. E. Chap- pell. Siiverstream: 7 p.m., . Rev. J. C. McCaw. UPPER HUTT GOSPEL HALL. CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE. COMMENCING SUNDAY, JUNE 4th, GOSPEL HALL. 2.30 p.m. till 4 p.m.:- Ministry of the Word; • 7. p.m.:.- Bright Gospel' Meeting. » MONDAY, JUNE sth. MAJESTIC THEATRE. Commencing at 1.0.30 a.m. till 12.30. Afternoon, 2.15 till 4.30. You are heartily invited to these meetings.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
Uppr Hutt Leader
VOTE BLEWMAN FOR MAYOR
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 &XONS, Ltd. BUTCHISRS MAIN ROAD UPPER HUTT. One Quality Only THE BEST. Phone 258. Daily Deliveries. LEN. BENGE MOTOR ENGINEER Repairs to all makes of Cars. Battery Charging. Ace. Welding. Break Down Service. Repairs to all makes of Cars. Tyres and Oils' Stocked. Phone 40 M. , UPPER HUTT.
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MAYORAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
This Saturday all ratepayers and residents of the Borough of Upper Hutt have a duty to perform—a,duty and a privilege" under our democratic system where per medium of their vote the people will choose their Chief Citizen for the ensuing two years. Every citizen should exercise his or her right, and cast their vote in favour of the candidate they desire to govern, whether or not their vote is over-ruled by an opposing majority—there is the responsibility with
everyone entitled to a vote to cast their individual vote for each expression or voice through the ballot box has its potentiality and its power. Upper Hutt electors in the past have always realized their responsibility in this direction in past elections. Can we record an even bigger percentage on this occasion? In municipal elections the. elector should forget any gain he may possibly receive and think of the community, and endeavour to return to office the man who has the ability and promise of g...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
(To'the Editor). With reference to the question- aires appearing -in the "Leader" of 1/6/39, and as exdDeputy- Mayor, I am asked to answer:—' The; 'statement that I was in- strumental in recommending to the Council the installing of a pumping plant to overcome the water-shortage is correct. > Regarding the enlightening of the public as to why the pumping plant has not been the success it was anticipated it would be. ' The pumping plant and well. had not been completed when the Council of which I had been De- puty-Mayor went out of office. The contributing delay was the difficulty in obtaining'the Electric Motor and Pump from the manu- facturers. The putting down "ol the well and' concreting of the sides, etc. were completed, and for" trial purposes a' second-hand pump was borrowed, the- result of - the test being ample water, which when analysed, was found to be ,of excellent purity. Mr. McCurdy, Mr. Day, .Engineer, and represerita- . tives of the Pumping Pl...
VOTE MERIT and RELIABILITY. KEYS for MAYOR [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
MERIT and RELIABILITY.
KEYS for MAYOR
My reason for not addressing public meetings at this election is that I did my duty efficiently while on the council by all sections of the community and have nothing to explain away.- Therefore, I am not pre- pared to criticize the council of which the late Mr. Peter Robertson was Mayor, because, no one could contest an. election against a fairer opponent. He was a gentleman who never resorted to unfair tactics or vilified an opponent, and his untimely death is a great loss to the Bor- ough.. ...'■_■ '.'.-.■'/.■ ' _ ;'.'":,■ "•..-■;"' Believing that candour and simple home truths'; are wanted in this Mayoral Election campaign, I will not be a party to "going .around soliciting votes; but rather would I be judged by the electors on ability and 7 year's of loyal and efficient service to the Borough. This is all I have to offer the electors. If in the past this has met with your appro-; val, it is reasonable to expect I will...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
BTRTH. JTLLET.—On June Ist, to Vera, wife of Josei>h*lE -Jiilett. Junr.. Ranfurly Street. Trentham—a daughter. (Nee Vera Smith)-. . There will not he another Cen- tennial for 100 years. Vote Mac- Curdy and his wife for Centennial Mayor and Mayoress. ST. JOHN'S LADIES' GUILD. _A "500" EVENING will be held in the Schoolroom on Wednesday, June 14th at 7.45 p.m. Good sup-- per. Prizes, Sub. 1/-,
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
CAMPPiaURES TRENTHAM. Thursday, June Bth. "PRESTON FOSTER " THE LAST WARNING with Frank Jenks, Kay Linaker, ; E. E. Olive, Joyce Compton and . 'Frances Robinson. A new Crime Club.Thriller. (Adult Audiences.) Saturday, June 10th; KATHERINE HEPBURN and CARY GRANT "HOLIDAY" with Doris Nolan; Lew Ayre.s, Edward . Everett' ; 'Horton,' Henry Kolker, Binnie-Barnes & Jean Dixon. A'truly wonderful cast in the year's best romantic Comedy. Tuesday, June 13th. CHARLIE RUGGLES "HIS EXCITING NIGHT" with Ona Munson,\. Maxie Rosen- bloom, Regis Toomey, Marion Martin ■ and Stepin' Fetchit. It's always good comedy with Charlie Ruggles. v (Adult Audiences.) CHURCH NOTICES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. ST. BARNABAS, A.M. FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. •Trentham: 8 a.m., H.C..; 7 p.m., Evensong (Mr Avery). Upper Hutt: 11 a.m., Litany and H.C; 7 pirn., Evensong (Mr Bryant). Silverstream; 7 p.m., Evensong (Vicar). Akatarawa: 7 p.m.,-Evensong (Mr, Finlay). Kaitoke: 9.45 'a.m., H.C. NOTE. A Special Service for men w...
BE LOYAL to the Borough and Your OWN Interests By electing McCurdy as your Centennial Mayor HE’S EARNED THE JOB, AND CAN DO IT WELL [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
BE LOYAL to the Borough and Your OWN Interests By electing McCurdy as your Centennial Mayor HE’S EARNED THE JOB, AND CAN DO IT WELL
NOTES. The Town Clerk reported over £5000 of the £6000 Kerb and Chal- net Loan was unexpended at 31st March last year, so the present Coun- cil got a good start. The culvert at Whiteman's Valley road is reported to have cost the Borough■■£■6.o.l/2/11—r-to this must be added £1148/19/2 wages contribu- tion by the Employment Promotion Board. The. Railway Department al- so contributed £100. Reported that the 9 inch pipe to carry water to Messrs Ritzema's and Lancaster's properties got blocked and cut the water off altogether. Councillor Clyma persisted in asking, "Were any complaints sent in?" .He wanted to know "why these com- plaints were hushed up?" and assert- ed things were not dealt'with in that . way by the previous Council. More "wonderful organisation," eh? , Stated by members of the Silver- stream School Committee that as a result of puttin...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
HAZELWOOD'S . S. Edwards JL Sori DEPARTMENT STORES gum boots for winter wear. large stocks in hand. Gentlemen—- The Prices are Right. Buy your winter Underwear now; See our Window for special window display of gum boots. all classes of Underwear. prompt repair service. ...-■'..,, .---,-■-■-——---.-—■ .. . . .— .- T OST—Brown Spaniel Pup. Answers TpO R SALE—Polished Rimu Table, —: ■ EiS • to name of "Brownie." Reward 3ft. 4in. by sft. lin., £2. Apply L OST Last Week—Small purse con- SALE—Cream cane boat-shap- ' when ™*«™d to P. Carr, Trentham 5, c/o Leader. tainihg key on ring. ■ Finder *ed pram w}y renovated Ap _ Camp. Police notified. . please return Qodber, Silverstream. pJy g Braid Melrose street Wal- F o]El SALE —One Dodge Van for There will not be another Cen- ANTED —Young girl for light lacevi j le ' ' rough work. In good order. tennial "for 100 years. Vota Mac- house duties. Apply Mrs Gowdy, ' Price £25 cash.. Phone 201, Upper Curdy and' his wife'for Centennial Trentham. • * H...
ELECTION MEETING. MR. RENDLE AT TRENTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
MR. RENDLE AT TRENTHAM.
Aii election meeting in support of his candidature .was held at Trentham by. Mr. Rendle on Tues- day, there.being only a small at- tendance present. , Mr. A. Mumby carried out the duties of Chairman, and introduc- ing the. candidate, stated that everyone regretted the death, of Mr. P. Robertson who, in his opinion, was a wonderful man and of kindly nature to all. . The Borough had sustained a great loss in his death. Mr.; Rendle was offering his services to the people to fulfil that office, and if elected, would worthily uphold the dig- nity, of the Borough in every shape and form. Mr. Rendle, in opening his ad dress, paid, tribute to the of Mr. Robertson.. . The speaker stated that it. seemed to him that the people cf the Borough were well satisfied with the present Council and the work they are doing. The reason why there is such a few here is in my opinion' a standing testimony to the efficiency of how. the Bor- ough is run., ...
Loyal Rose of Sharon Lodge, M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
Loyal Rose of Sharon Lodge, M.U.1.0.0.F.
The above Lodge is to be con- gratulated on having just won'the ritual shield which is, competed for twice annually amongst -the town and Hutt Valley M.U.L0.0.F. Lodges. Competition is very keen, not only for word perfection in ' the ritualj but also for lodge de- corum;-so that -it is all -the more to Rose of Sharon's credit 'that the win was by a comfortable margin after two seconds and a third place. Brother Roy Good- man, N.G. not, ,pnly piloted the lodge to first place, but himself came within one point of winning the Noble Grand's jewel also for the district, a very creditable per- formance. Sister Bird gained top marks in the -I.P.N.G's Chair. As the Lodge is at present hold- er of.a Table Tennis Shield, and the Smith Membership Shield for highest percentage of increase in membership, it can readily be de- ducted that the- present personnel of the Lodge is a very live one. A good showing was also put up by two teams at the Hutt V...
LADIES’ HOCKEY. SENIOR B. UPPER HUTT 5 v. WENEREI 1. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
SENIOR B. UPPER HUTT 5 v. WENEREI 1.
Under ideal conditions the im- proving local side proved too j strong for the Wellington team. Upper Hutt's' superiority was in the better understanding be- tween halves and forwards, the cool judgment of M. Auekram and J. Marshall being good to watch. . The majority of the goals came from short passes from the' halves to the t wing and then along the f rward line to' the centre forward. • The whole team is to be con- gratulated on ihaving learnt when to pass the ball, after first draw- ing the ' defender to tackle, this being in no small measure, the means of their win. Scorers for Upper Hutt: J. Marshall, 4; E. Wellington, 1. Junior.—Hutt United, 3, Upper Hutt, 0. On the same ground the Junior team were defeated by a better balanced side, who kept position well and finished off their move- ments. - , . - The best of the Upper Hutt girls on the day was E. Auek- ram, who is becoming a good fast wing.
ELECTION OF MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
ELECTION OF MAYOR.
VOTE FOR PURVIS DEEDS NOT WORDS. '■" CAPABILITY. EXPEIffIMeE Stands for Economy, consistent with Efficiency. A -fair deal for <• ■ all'parts of the Borough. VOTE FOR j; PURVIS.
Ladies and Gentlemen, It is not my intention to analyze, or criticise the merits of any, or all of the candidates. I do not require any Political Party or. organisation to boost me along in. my candidature during this election. I have as I said before, been, among you as a resident and x .ratepayer for over 24 years. I am leaving it to you, as electors, to exercise your judgment as to whether I am a fit person to merit your support. During my years as a Councillor, I have always tried to assist my fellow Councillors to administer the affairs of the Borough in a prudent manner. When I assumed the Chairmanship for five years of the Works Committee of your Council, the Borough had practically no plant worth mentioning; and essential, .even for the carrying out of ordinary mainte...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
(To the Editor). Dear Sir, Some doubt "exists in the minds of numbers of residents as to ,why Mr. T. G. Hutcheson has thought, it necessary to publish his par-, tisianship views of Mr. F. P. Keys. Surely he does not think that his personal opinion is of vital interest to the electors.- The public recognise his signature as Ihe "Official Reporter" of the Ratepayers and. Citizens' Associa- t*on and may be misled into' i'. inking that Mr. Keys is the of- ii 4al candidate. Letters to . the Tress are compiled by a Special ( ommittee. Mr. Hutcheson is merely the writer and recorder, bis services being recognised by the usual honorium. This being the case and, in view <"f the fact, that the Executive has, at its last two meetings, de- clared'"by motion," its strict im- partiality on this very controver- sial subject. ' .
/We feel that Mr.. Hutche'son, is lacking in loyalty to his Executive in. c(?uiing into the limelight-in this /vyayv • His letter, jvhich re...
"JUSTA MOTHER." [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 8 June 1939
As suggestions have : been made that the anonymous letter published, in bur last issue was written or in- spired by ex-Mayor McCurdy we wish our readers to distinctly understand Mr; McCurdy had -no knowledge of it until he received his copy', of the Leader and is in no.way connected vwith it.——Editor, "Leader."