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D GRADE. MOUNTAIN RIVER d. GROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
D GRADE. MOUNTAIN RIVER d. GROVE. Mountain River defeated Grove last Saturday on the first innings by 80 runs. Scores: — MOUNTAIN RIVER. Don. Oates, b A. Harriss .... 14 L. Krause, lbw b A. Harriss. . 13 Trevor Oates, b G. Page ..... 5 Terry Oates run out . . : . ... 31 C. Oates, c D. Calvert, b Lamph 29 D. Schmidt, run out . . . . .. 6 H. Carr, c- H. Oates, b G. Page 23 A. Oates, not out .. i. 1 Sundries . . . . ...... 10 Seven wickets for . ..132 Bowling: A. Harriss, 88-2-30; G. Page, 88-2-54; D. Calvert, 56-0-15; R.Lamph, 64-1-25. , GROVE. A. Harriss, b D. Oates . . . . 8 G. Page, run out .. .. ... . .. 5 W. Coombes, b C. Oates . . . . 4 D. Calvert, b D. Oates .. .. 0 R. Lamph, b D Oates ... . . .. 0 H. Oates, c D. Oates, b C; Oates 9 J. Talbot, b C. Oates . . . . . . 10 S. Tuffin, not out . . ... . . :. . 8 L. Dowling, c A. Oates, - b D. r Oates . . . . ........ 0 Sundries ? ? . . . . . . 8 Eight wickets for .. . . 52 Bowling: D. Oates, 64-4-21; C. Oates, 64-3-25.
REAL THING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
REAL THING. A taxi-driver charged ..with using violent language, protested that the complainant — a woman — was 'no lidy.' ? . V\ ? 'Indeed,' said the magistrate. - 'I wonder if you know a lady when you see one.' ? ' Course I do,' answered the driver,' . indignantly. 'Why, only the other day I saw one. She gave me a. pound note ' for a shilling fare, an' walked away. .' 'Ere, mum,' I says, 'what about your change?' 'Don't be a ^blinking fool,' says she; 'keep it an' get drunk enough to kiss your mother-in-law.'' 'Now,' he ended; triumphantly, 'that's what I calls a real lidy!' \ 'I say— I'm beginning to lose my memory. Whatever shall I do?' 'Go round to all your pals right away, and borrow as much money as you can lay hands on!' The motoring offender was asked his name by the country noliceman' 'John Smith,' he said. 'No, your real name,' snapped the constable, who had been caught the day before. 'Well, put me down 'as William Shakespeare.' ' . 'That's better. You can't fool me with...
"GOING ONE BETTER." [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
'GOING ONE BETTER.' By Uncle Joe. 'My father is a plumber; my elder brother is a plumber, and my father wants me to be a plumber, too; my mother backs him up. She says it is well to have . a good trade, and that while other meri .are unemployed, my dad and brother have never been out of work, even though at times work has been slack. But' I hate the idea. I have a splendid chance of winning a scholarship 'and then studying for the Civil Service. I don't think I ought to be forced into a line of life which I detest. Do you? — M.R-.' I sometimes hear of families who, for generations, have been lamplight ers; other -vyho have all been rat catchers. It reminds me of the caste system in India; once a sweeper, al ways a sweeper, from generation to generation, with no possible' hope of getting out of the rut. Far be it' from me to decry or be little any handicraft; and plumbing, when done in a skilful and scientific way, is a technically difficult occupa tion; certainly .orie in. which the...
DAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
. DAY OUT. The hunting novice had been loaned a poor-spirited horse. At the end of the day he returned limping and dishevelled, and said bit terly to the* owner: 'Don't tell me again about horses being intelligent. We came to 6 nasty jumps to-day and this confounded beast let me do every one alone.' A Londoner on a fishing holiday in Ireland dropped a bad brick in County Tipperary. He hired a car and the driver pointed out the landmarks. Eventually they came in sight of a stretch of water. 'That's the Suir, sir,' the man said. 'You surprise me,' said the visitor. 'I 'thought it was a river.' 'I'm sorry; but I never speak unless I've really something to say.' 'Will you marry me?' 'You' haven't said ' anything for twenty minutes, Miss Grey.' 'The boss offered me an interest in the business to-day. 'He did?' 'Yes. He said that if 1^ can't take an interest pretty soon he'll sack .me.' 'Uncle, don't you think it would be I rather foolish for me to marry a girl] who was intellectually my....
CYGNET DEFEAT CRADOC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
CYGNET DEFEAT CRADOC. Cygnet gained a 4-point win over Cradoc last Saturday. Scpres: — CYGNET. — First Innings. T. Halton, run out ? 6 J. O'Rourke, b S.. Townsend . . 0 S. Halton, c and b McMullen . 12 F. Direen, b McMullen .... 3 H. Mills, b McMullen .. .. .. 9 C. Cradock, c J. Allen, b K. Woolley .. . . .. ? ? . 36 W. Coad, lbw b V. Reid .... 7 E. Kube, c J. Allen, b McMullen 13 J. Direen, c Beechey, b Woolley 9 J. Herlihy, not out .... ... ... 2 L, Herlihy, c Beechey, b Woolley 0 Sundries .. .. ... 5 Total .. .. .. .. .. 102 Bowling: S. Townsend, 48-0-27; J. S. McMullen, 112-4-30; V. Reid, 48 1-12; T. Beechey, 16r()-7; L. Smith, 24-0-8; K. Woolley, 24-3-4, Second' Innings. T. Halton, c Harrison, b Stack . .61 S. Halton, c Townsend, b Stack . 49 H. Mills, st. b Stack .. V. 17 J. O'Rourke, not out ....-?? 7 W. Coad, not out ? r .... -r 1 Sundries .. ..... ? ? ? ?? 4 Allen, 40-0-24; V. Reid-, 56-0-30; J. Bowling: S. Townsend, 48-0-27;- J. Allen, 40-0-24; V. Reid, 46-0-30; J. Cane, 4...
B GRADE. WATTLE GROVE 4-POINT WIN. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
B GRADE. WATTLE GROVE 4-POINT WIN. Wattle Grove defeated Franklin II last Saturday by an innings and 72 runs, thus gaining four points. With one wicket down for 76 from the previous Saturday, Wattle Grove closed their innings with five down for 268. S. Direen and R. Kube added 128 for the second wicket. Direen's score of ,81 included one magnificent six — a straight drive nearly out of the ground. Kube's score of 112 (not out) included 12 fours. In the follow-on Franklin collapsed amazingly against the slow bowling of R. Kube and H. Jackson. They were dismissed for the small total of 59. WATTLE GROVE C;,Norris, c Fulton, b Rooke . . 22 S. Direen, c Payne, b Fulton . . 81 R. Kube, not out .. .. .. .. 112 T. Direen, c Medbury, b Strang 9 R. Griggs, c Medbury, b Strang 8 V. Webberley, b Fulton .. . . 7 J. Sturgess, not out ? 20 Sundries ? 9 Total, five wickets declared 268 Bowling — W. Price, 104-0-48; B. McMullen, 56-0-34; V. Rooke, 80 1-45; R. Fulton, 64-2-65; W. Strang, 72-2-57; A. ...
HUON ASSOCIATION. GLEN HUON v. HUONVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
HUON ASSOCIATION. GLEN HUON v. HUONVILLE. Owing to rain on the second day of play this match was left drawn, when it was in an open position. After having seven wickets down for 81, Glen Huon made a good recoyery, Watson and Jacobson adding 55, and Jacobson and Wotherspoon 28, the total reaching 194. Huonville had two wickets down for 52 at stumps. Scores: — GLEN HUON. D. Helm, st. Griggs, b Bowden 22 D. Calvert, lbw b Walton .. .. 20 C. Woolley, c Griggs, b Bowden 5 S. Voss, c Powell, b Walton 0 V. Woolley, c Salter, b Roberts 7 E. Clark, c B. Jolly, b Walton 14 R. Weeding, b Powell . . .... .0 J. Watson, c Bowden, b Morey . 23 B. Jacobson, c Morey, b Gough . 60 J. Wotherspoon, b Powell .... 17 A. P. Brown, not out . ? ? ? ? 13 , Sundries ? ? ? . . 13 Total ? ? ..194 Bowling: W. Gough, 48-1-32; C. Salter, 32-0-37; A. Walton, 88-3-46; G. Bowden, 72-2-16; L. Powell, 34 2-11; B. Roberts, 24-1-13; B. Rogers, 16-0-16; J. Morey, 16-1-13. HUONVILLE. A. ' Walton, c Voss, b Wother spoon .. ...
Cricket LAST SATURDAY'S BEST Batting. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
Cricket LAST SATURDAY'S BEST. Batting. R. Kube, Wattle Grove . . *112 G. Stennings, Raminea ... *99 S. Direen, Wattle Grove .. . '81 T. Halton, Cygnet ? 61 J. Stennings, Raminea . . 60 B. Jacobson, Glen Huon ... 60 H. Withrington, Raminea . . 52 S. Halton', Cygnet ? 49 Bowling. R. Kube, Wattle Grove . . 6*26 W. Coad, Cygnet . . . . .. .. 4-8 J. Direen, Cygnet . . . . .??. 4-15 M. Mills, Cygnet . . 4-24 K. Woolley, Cradoc . . 3-4
A DRAWN GAME [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
A DRAWN GAME ' In the New Norfolk Junior Associ ation competition the match between Lower Derwent and Molesworth last Saturday resulted in a draw. Scores:. LOWER DERWENT D. Wills, h.w., b Green ... . . . 26 C. Eiszele, c Collins, b J. Wilton. 18 J. Young, cc Plunkett, b J. Wilton 26 A. Facey, not out 30 A. Crisp, not out .'. 12 Sundries . - .. ..' ? 5 Three wickets for . . . . 117 Bowling: J. Wilton, 56-2-47; C. Green, 24-1-9. MOLESWORTH. R. Plunkett, b Shone . . .. . . 16 J. Wilton, b Shone .. .. .. .. 10 R. Wilton, b Crisp . . . . i . . . 23 G. Coleman, b Wills. .. .. .. 83 C. Green, st. Facey, b Shone . . 18 M. Coleman, b Crisp .... ... 49 S. Eiszele, not out . . 8 G. Collins, not ;out . . . . . . 12 Sundries .. .. .. .. ... 3 - Six wickets for . ; ... ... 222 Bowling: D. Wills, 80-1-31: T. Shone, 72-3-69; A. Crisp, 56-2-47.
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs W. T. Thorpe Pty. Ltd. sold by auction in .their mart last Friday:—. - \ Buttei*, 8d;to lid; cream,' ? ,5/. to 11/ dozen ? dripping, 4d lb ;; apricots, 1/3 to 4/6 case; strawberries, 4d to 6d 'punnet; eggs, lOd to lOi'd; apples, 2/ to 3/6 case; tomatoes, 4/ to 7/6 case; raspberries; , 7d - punnet; cab bages, 9d to 1 /,6 dozen ; potatoes, 5 / to 6/3 bag, 1/6 to .'3/ 6: case; !car-! ; rots, 1/ dozen bunches; peas, 2/- to [2/6 bushel; turnips, 2/3 . dozen bunches; onions, 8d ;\to 1/3 . small bag; beef, lid to 6£d; pork, '4 I'd' to 7d; mutton, 4 d to 6 Jd; veal, 2d to, 51di; lamb, 6d to 8d; fresh sausages, 4*d to 5d; Belgium sausage, ,.6d. to 7d lb. Live poultry. — Ducks, 3-/, to 4j/.3 pair; cockerels, 2/3 to. 5/9; roosters, 4/6;, fowls, 2/9; hens, 2/3 to 4/ ; pullets, 5/6; turkeys, 9/9 to 11,/; geese, 4/9 to 7/. . Dressed poultry.— Fowls, 2/6 to 4/6 ,pair; ducks, 5/3 to 5/6; geese,, 7/6 to 9/6; rabbits, 8d pair. '?
SOCIAL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
SOCIAL EVENINjG. | A social evening, organised in aid of ^church funds, but the proceeds of which are now to be donated to the bush fire fund, was held in the parish hall, .New. Norfolk, on Tues day. The committee of ladies, com prised Mesd^mes S. Excell, C. Can nell, R. Oakley, W.. II.' Morgan, and Miss OberUn-Harris. ' A very grati fyii)g, result .-.was. achieved. ..The amount realised, including, donations of £1 from Mrs H. Barnett, and 10s j from Mr D. R. Boyc-r, being about £4 18s. ; ' ' 1
Shipping Subsidies THE EXPORTER'S VIEWPOINT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
Shipping Subsidies THE EXPORTER'S VIEWPOINT. Commenting last week oh the plea of the Hon. Alexander Shaw, chair man and managing director of the P. and O. Company, for consideration of the plight of British shipping in its competition with subsidised foreign shipping, Mr H. G. Co?ombie, one of the largest exporters of apples and pears- from Australia, pointed out that under an agreement entered into between 23 shipping companies and Australian exporters, a large measure of protection was already afforded British shipping. This pro tection, whilst beneficial to the companies, was not so beneficial to exporters of primary products' in general, and to the fruit exporters in particular, whose overseas freight payments amounted to approximately £1,000,000 a year. While other ex porters had recently received certain concessions, none had been received by the fruit interests, with the ex ception of a reduction of 2d a case for June shipments, and 3d a case for July shipments, which conces ...
UPPER DERWENT CROP PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
UPPER DERWENT CROP PROSPECTS. The weather is still dry in this dis trict, and' although we had some dull days and cold wind during the last( week, little rain fell. In conse-'' quence 'of the dry season all .crops are very forward, and, it is expected that hop picking will b^gin;.in the middle of this month. Last year the majority of the fields were not begun before the end of the first week in March. FAIR AT GRETNA. A very successful fair was held in the Parish Hall at Gretna on. Satur day, 27th January, in aid of church funds. The stall-holders represented the three principal parts of the parish — Gretna, Macquarie Plains, and Plenty. Residents from out lying parts of ; the parish helped splendidly with gifts of all kinds. The fair, was opened by ; His Excel lency the Governor, who was ac companied', by Lady: Clark. Their Excellencies then . inspected all the stalls, which were decorated ( with autumn colorings, and looked more attractive. , As the 'result of the fair and a dance ...
THE ART OF LISTENING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
THE ART OF LISTENING. We cannot all have the enviable dis tinction of being 'a good talker.' To be able to talk well. one must have a good fund of knowledge upon a great variety of things, and have a real gift of self-expression. But we can all cultivate the art of being good listeners. Often you will notice that the most popular people are not only the good conversational ists, but those who just quietly sit arid listen in a sympathetic manner. Men might be amused by the briliant girl whose talk is always sparkling and witty, but they like to shine in their talk themselves, and appreciate the woman who can arid does listen. There is, however, a definite art in listening, and it calls for concentra tion. Have you ever been talking to a person — telling them something per haps that you do not talk easily about — and- discovered that their attention was wandering, or, at any rate, their eyes were wandering round the room? As a result you felt really hurt and snubbed, and the conversat...
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. SISTER HOUSE COMMENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES: SISTER HOUSE COMMENDED. The fortnightly meeting of the, Derwent Valley (mixed) Protestant Alliance Lodge No. 6 was held at the Oddfellows' Hall, New Norfolk, on Thursday evening, when the W.M. (Sister A. A. Gonlon) presided - over a , fair attendance of members. The assistant secretary (Sister M. House) tabled accounts totalling. £13 2s, which were passed for payment.. Having . lost ? his-home as a result, of the spread of bush . fires, it was' resolved to . write Bro. Frances Soukup, of Mount Lloydy expressing, the sympathy, of the society. The W.M. referred to the excellent' work- rendered by the D.M. (Sister E. J. House) at Fitzgerald during; the outbreak of bush fires, among the injured,, and those who suffered from constant strain in the defence of their homes. The W.M. said Sister House loyally, answered the call for first and workers, and. she has the distinction of being; the -first and only female to go into the fire ' area that ended so disastrously for...
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XIX. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
THE GAY BANDIT OF THE BORDER . A Thrilling Romance of the Mexican Border Country. By TOM GILL. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] .CHAPTER XIX. 'Your gold I do not greatly need,' ! the young Mexican answered. 'I will kill El Coyote for the joy of it. Instead I shall claim — what should I claim?' He. smiled at the girl before him. 'Should it be the love of our cousin Adela?' Morales's stiff lips also smiled, but ; a little sadly. 'If that were in my power to give, I should give it.' - 'But that will never be in your , power to give away, will it, dear?' the girl asked. She patted his thin band. 'You must keep all the love I give you, ungracious one, not offer it to every hot-headed boy.'« . Ted broke the silence. 'Why are you so bitter against this border thief? After all, there have been other ban dits and cattle rustlers who have come and gone.' 'Senor, if it were just a few head of . .cattle or horses he takes, or the few herdsmen of smine he has killed I s...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
PERSONAL. Mrs A. 1. Tri ft'ett spent the ? week at Hobart as the. guest of Mrs; A.- E. Heard, View Street,-, Sandy Bay; 'and later visited -Fern Tree as the guest of -Miss Marion Wreford. . Mrs J. H. House has just returned from -a week's holiday at Launceston as the guest of Mrs A. Smith.
GIRL GUIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
GIRL GUIDES. The New Norfolk company of Girl Guides resumed their training after the Christmas vacation on. Monday evening, when ' Mrs A. C. Walker - (captain) and Lieuts. G:- E. Morgan and M. Newton, put the girls through their various 'exercises I ana instruction. rne company is 1 losing some valued members, who are taking their new responsibilities i all the better for the training they have received/as members, while new members and younger girls are join ing up.
RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
RED CROSS. At a special general meeting .of' the New Norfolk branch of the Red Cross Society, held on Thursday last, at which there ; was a fair at tendance, Mrs Anderson presiding. Mrs W. R. Hill tendered her resigna tion, -which was regretfully accepted. Mrs Hill had -been secretary for the past three years.- Her services, were much ' appreciated, and a . vote of thanks was passed '' unanimously, expressing 'the- members' gratitude i for her splendid work. ~ . Mrs J. J. Cowburn, who has kindly acted as secretary .during the last few months, has also had to re sign.. Miss C. Oberlin-Harris, who has been treasurer, was appointed secretary, and Mrs H. W. Morgan accepted the position ' .of treasurer. T'ha convoftiw vonnvfofl fhof £1 O had been expended on groceries forj persons in the fire-stricken area ' of j the Derwent Valley, and that a con-' siderable quantity of clothing had also been forwarded to those in need. I ; 'Arrangements- were made to en-* tertain the invalid soldiers ....
Fashion Forecasts PARISIAN DESIGNS CREATED for paramount Picture STARS EXCLUSIVE TO "THE HUON TIMES." METAL SPORTS FROCK [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 8 February 1934
'TmfuonCfircmsrs / PARISIAN DESIGNS CREAJEDjw paramount Q-iciure STARS fi EXCLUSIVE TO m It ' THE HUOW times.' ? ? - & — ? 'J* Jhtai Spolis Slock :-nA ^ecdiA\ed hy Mihiom UopkmS vuho &jjf-aalSin Ihe (jkAa.mom.vib cjHctuie Design ior a ti vin-/ METAL SPORTS FROCK Something new in sports or street wear is shown by Miriam Hopkins, who-will next be seen in Paramount's version of the Noel Coward play, 'Design1 -for Living.' - Made of gray 'knit wool, shot with -silver threads, - at is maue . severely, plain in a two -piece ? skirt and- short waist, buttoning to the base of the ne)ck. The frock is designed for wear in cooler weather and ? spoits full puff sleeves- to well below the elbow with a tricky separate tight cuff which can be worn if desired to makei a formal, street 'frock. A tailored bow and the belt are em bellished (.with -silver nail 'heads and bands.' ONE GOOD DRESS INTO MANY 'Here ? is the secret, and the way to a' hew, bewildering variety in even the' most ...