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Esperance Council FEBRUARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Esperance Council FEBRUARY MEETING. ' ' The monthly meeting was. held at Geeveston on February 21. Pres- 1 ent: The Warden (Cr. Burgess), and! Crs. Clark, Studley, Smith, . Plum rher, Killingback, Reeve, Jackson, Knight, Harrison, Evans, Rowe.Ash lin, and James. LETTERS OF SYMPATHY. 1 The Warden moved that letters of Sympathy'be forwarded to the fami lies of Messrs H. Thompson, J. W. Riley, and J. Conway, in their late bereavements. ' CAIRNS BAY JETTY. Mr O. R. Scott and Mr C. W. Palmer attended as a deputation to urge the Council to take immediate steps to have the Cairns Bay jetty put in repair. Mr Scott said he was sure the ward councillors .would not feel at all ag grieved by the fact of Mr, Palmer and himself moving in this matter, but it was so urgent, in view of the fact that the fruit season was upon them, and a large quantity would be sent over the wharf. Moreover, Mr Palmer, who had suffered severely by the bush fires, used it largely for shipping timber. Mr Palmer said he...
Cygnet R.S.S.I.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Cygnet R.S.S.I.L.A. . The annual meeting of the Cyg net sub-branch : of the R.S.S.I.L.A. was held in the council chambers on Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance of members. Captain G. Cooper was in the chair. The re port disclosed that ten regular meet ings and one special meeting had been held during the year, and that the membership had- been sustained, though it was regretted that there were still a number of returned men in. the district who were not mem bers of the League. ? The new officials for the coming yeai\ are: — President, Mr C. W. Flood1; treasurer, Mr C. ? C. John stone; secretary, Mr A. V. Chad wick (re-elected); vice-presidents, Captain G. Cooper and Mr E. A. Brough. After t-h* eelection a tri bute was paid to the good work done on behalf of the League by the re tiring president, Captain G. Cooper, over a number of years. A -tribute was also paid to the work of' the secretary. A large amount of correspondence relative to war service homes and soldier settle...
HUON TENNIS NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
HUON TENNIS NOTES. On Saturday the Huon Tennis As sociation will' commence their an nual championships. This event is growing in importance every year. Last year holders of the A Grade honors, Mr Connor and Miss J. Cal vert, will detena their titles, in me B Grade, the holder of the men's championship, Mr D. Clarke, has been' promoted to A Grade, and thus will be ineligible to compete. The lady champion, Mrs L. Fyle, will, it is hoped, be seen in action. Tennis players ini the Huon and Tasmania generally, were delighted to read that Miss P. Spencer-Parsons reached the final of the Australian champion girls' doubles.
SCOUT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
SCOUT NEWS; A most enjoyable camp fire sing song was held at the hut of the Waterloo Troop on Saturday night, when they were visited by a small party from Ranelagh, under A.S.M. Frankcomb. The boys spent a very happy week-end camping at Flight s Bay. Informal troop meetings of this sort are much to be en couraged, for it is chiefly by meet ing othev Scouts, and in seeing new country that our scouting utility be comes enlarged.
Geeveston TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Geeveston ♦ ?.-;.. TENNIS. The Esperance Association finished its preliminary round of matches last Saturday, when a further series of matches missed earlier in the season were played, resulting as follows:— Liverpool I. . d. P.ort Huon I., 5 sets to 4; Kermandie deteatea .rort iiuon II., 5 sets to 4; Gane's d. Geeveston, forfeit; Cairns Bay d. Liverpool II. Next Saturday the semi finals will be played. Gane's (minor premieis) meet Port Huon I. at .Geeveston, and Cairns Bay meet Liverpool I. at Port Huon. The final positions for all teams were: — Gane's, played 14, won 12, lost 2, 24 points. Cairns Bay,. 14, 11, 3, 22; Port Huon I., 14, 9, 5, 18. Liverpool I., 14, 9, 5, 18/ Ker- mandie, 14, 8, 6, 16. Geeveston, 14, 4, 10, 8. Port Huon II., 14, 2, 12, 4. Liverpool II., 14, 1, 13, 2.\ BUSH FIRE RELIEF. A successful, euchre tournament and dance was held in the Hospital Bay State xSchool on Friday evening last, in aid of the bush fire relief funds. This function -was organ ised by Mesda...
Military Band CONCERTS AT HOBART. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Military Band CONCERTS AT FJOBART. With all possible pomp and cir cumstance the' A.B.C. Military .Band, which has been' so' well received by music lovers on the mainland, makes its Hobart debut at the Theatre Royal on Wednesday next, under the baton of Captain H. E. Adkins, the expert conductor from the Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, Eng land. . ..'.??_, Perfectly disciplined, the band is notable for the mellow quality and variety of its tone, live rhythm and the delicacy which it is able to at tain when grace and lightness are called for. .Captain Adkins works up great climaxes, swells and shuts off tone in marvellous fashion, and gathei-s , speed at will. The bands men ppth play and move with mili tary '/precision. In their scarlet coats and gold braid, they make a brave display, but it is Captain Ad CAPT. H. E, ADKINS, Famous Quest-Conductor A.B.C. National Military Band. kins in his dark navy blue uniform, with its shining sash and spurs, who compels attention from the ...
Apple Marketing CONDITIONS IN SYDNEY LOCAL GROWERS MAY SELL D GRADE FRUIT [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Apple Marketing CONDITIONS IN SYDNEY LOCAL GROWERS MAY SELL D GRADE FRUIT ' (By our Special Correspondent.) At a recent meetin~. of the Boaid of the Fruitgrowers Federation of N.S.W. the effect of the regulation | made by the Australian App.c and Pear Export Council restricting the export of apples overseas to only Standard and1 Special Giades was discussed. It was pointed out that the carrying out of this regulation, would ' make available a tremen dous quantity of Plain Grade apples for the domestic markets, which would probably become flooded with low grade fruit. Consideration had been given to an extension of similar conditions to the domestic markets as for the overseas, but ultimately it was. de cided that instead .'of prohibiting the marketing1 of Plain trrade the re quirements of the grade be raised by_ allowing 5-inch blemish instead of 1-inch as at present. This,- then, would' be the lowest grade under which any interstate fruit could be marketed in New South . Wales. Fru...
CONFERENCE OF ENGINEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
CONFERENCE OF ENGINEERS. Since the Navigation Act ban has been lifted by the Commonwealth Government, Tasmania has been the venue o,f nVany interstate confer ences., On- Monday last the profes sional engineers from every State in the Commonwealth . assembled . in Hobart for their annual conference. The president for 1934-5 is Mr H. G. Jenknison, M.C.E., M.I.E., Au?-, of South Australia. Inspections will be made of many of the most im portant Tasmanian industrial and en gineering works, among them are the carbjde 'works at Electrona, and the. paper pulp works at Kermandie. The' committee responsible for the arrangements comprise: Mr G. W. Leckey (chairman), Mr F. Brough (secretary) and Messrs G. D. Bal sille, P. C. Piper, A. P. Binns, D, S. Smith, H. R. Hutchinsbn, R.'H..'B'erri- man, H. P. Tuck, E. F. Rowntree, W. E. Potts, G. H. Evans, T. A. G. Preston, . and Professor A. Burn. The . conference will conclude on Tuesday, February 27.
Port Huon OVERSEAS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Port Huon i OVERSEAS SHIPPING. j The secretary of the Port Huon Shipping Committee (Mr 0. . R. Scott) waited on the Esperance Council on Wednesday morning, with the request that in order to receive better treatment in regard to a more adequate shipping service to Port Huon, the council should engage its solicitor to analyse the Constitution of- the Tasmanian branch of the Aus tralian Overseas Transport Associa tion, with a view to obtaining re presentation in the association, as it seemed to be the only way in which better shipping services to Port Huon could1 be obtained. .The committee, he said, had made exhaustive inquiries and repeated efforts to obtain admittance tp the association, and had been refused mainly on the ground' that the chairman of ? the State- Fruit Ad. visory Board represented the green fruit interests. After lengthy discussion it was de cided' that the Warden (Cr E. Bur gess), Mr O. R. Scott, and the coun cil's solicitor, wait on the allotment committee, with a...
Varieties of Apples OVERSEAS EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Varieties of Apples ? ^^^^^ ? ? ? ^r— ?',? ?? ?? OVERSEAS EXPORT. The Chief Horticulturist writes:— During the present season the export of apples to overseas markets is limited by legulatibn to ' certain specified varieties and sizes, which are fully detailed on the charts isr sued by the Denartment of Aericul tur|e, and which are available to all growers ;on application. Trouble has already' arisen j' however, where growers are forwarding consign ments of apples for export similar to the specified kinds, and which, under trade usage, are stated to have been previously accepted as these by buy ers and exporters. This relates par ticularly to the Alfriston, and con signments have been submitted of Gooseberry Pippin, Gloria Mundi, and one or two nondescript green apples, under this name.. In the case of the ' Gooseberry Pippin and Alfriston, the two apples are' very similar, and are stated to have long been previously shipped under the one designation, the former being sometimes know...
MOTOR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
MOTOR ACCIDENT. ' Oh. Saturday afternoon (February 17th) a motor car driven by Mr Sol. Green, of Huonville, clashed into a telegraph pole on the Huonroitd near Lower Longley. The scene of the accident is a dangerous nait of the road, and to avoid colliding with a motor cycle, Mr Green- .suddenly swerved his car. The loose gravel on the side of the bitumen pre vented Mr Green having complete control. Accompanying Mr Green \yas Mrs Green and some friends. Mi di een received serious facial in juries, and the other occupants for tunately escaped, although they re ceived a severe shock. The motor car was extensively damaged.. The front axle. was bent, and the steering wheel . torn away. ? . .
First Shipment APPLES OF GOOD QUALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
First Shipment APPLES OF GOOD QUALITY. It must be gratifying to growers to have the reports of the inspectors relative, to the first deliveries of this season's fruit for transport to the English markets per Hobson's Bay, which left during the week-end. The Hobson's Bay lifted about 46,000 cases and. the inspector's re port shows that generally the fruit is in splendid condition, and slightly more forward than is usually the case at this time of the year, owing to the dry season. The expecta tions that the fruit would be under sized have not been borne out, and while in some few cases indications are that the fruit should have been better developed, in the majority of cases the apples are of nice size, and well coloured and clean. A noticeable feature of the ship ment is that it contains a number of consignments of Cleos., which, normally do not go forward until March. Many of them are very well grown, and their color indicates tnao in some districts they are pro bably a month earli...
DERWENT VALLEY Social, Sporting, Industrial NEW NORFOLK COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
DERWENT VALLEY Social, Sporting, Industrial (By Special Correspondents) NEW NORFOLK ? «» — COUNCIL MEETING. The monthly meeting of the New Norfolk Council was held on Wed nesday, 14th inst., those present being the Warden (Mr T. Andrews), the council clerk (Mr L. A. Voigt), Crs. A. Pidgeon, G. Mathesori-, P. Graham, O. Graham, R. O. Shoo bridge, D. L. Abbott, N. W. Westetf way- H. S. Shone, Cooper, P. A: Feil, and M. M. Leeson. Inspector A. Smith reported hav ing visited Moogara on Tuesday, and arranged to have 25 head of dead cattle burnt; also that he had at tended a meeting of residents af fected at the Moogara Hall, and was requested to place their position ber f ore the New Norfolk Council. ? He stated that their chief concern, other than the food relief, was for their stock; they were not worrying at present over their homes. There were 200 head of dairy and a similar number of other cattle roaming the settlement, and if they could ar range for farmers to take the stock and ru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
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Short Wave Stations NEW WIRELESS RECEIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
Short Wave Stations NEW WIRELESS RECEIVER. Remember the thrills, away back in. the days when broadcasting was new. ;. Since then ,we, have 'grown used to ! their marvels! Tb'rday some think , a , radio set is just a radio set and nothing to get excited about. They: are wrong. Here- is a set that will bring pleasures just as fascina ting as the very first wireless. - With .the Stromberg-Carlsoni 7 valydall-waye receiver,' the magic of1 radio is more magical than ever.' We are -given -la ne\v kind of entertain m^jit/. of exploring the air and dis covering strange new programmes 1.2.0JOO miles away. ! 'It is exciting to turn the dial of this amazing -set and hear a voice announce ' 'Station GSE London, Giacie Fields Will now . . .' or 'Sta- tion W2XAP New York, you hear Eddie . Cantor '...' # It is the big gest thrill radio has ever -provided. A thrill everyone'; will-: eventually want. A thrill you can 'have 'with the Stromberg-Carlscm 734. ' The extra radio joys offered by this Strom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
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HOSPITAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Huon and Derwent Times — 22 February 1934
HOSPITAL PICNIC. Under . ideal weather conditions, the annual picnic for inmates of the Mental Diseases Hospital^ , was held at Bushy Park on Friday.' .' There , was a large gathering of patients and staff. :- Punctually at 8 a.m. the party, headed by the New Norfolk' Brass Band, leit the institution lo: the railway station, 'where a special train was waiting to convey , the party to its destination, arriving at 9.30. Everything was .-in readiness, for the day's amusements. It was vvondreful to see the unbounded en thusiasm shown- by these people, and the keenness- to take part in the various races. * The relaxation from hospital life^of confinement in itself brought happiness to those afflicted people, who enjoyed every moment of the outing A wide variety of events were in cluded in the day's programme.- Foot races were a feature, and cash prizes were paid to the winners from the hospital recreation, fund. The tug-pf-war event, provided much excitement, as did -other novelty races ...