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U.R.M QUARTERLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
U.R.M QUARTERLY MEETING.
::•:■ The quarterly, general' meeting of the.Upper Hutt branch, R.S.A., was held oil Friday evening last, the President/Mr S. F. Carver, presiding over a fair attendance. The Secretary, Mr W. MacNa'b, read the report/of the branch's activities since May. The report stated thai membership was high- er than'any previous year at this time. ._"■:. Mt/W. Bason, treasurer, pre- sented"the financial statement which showed the funds of the Association in a flourishing condi- tion.; ../Mr H. Poison, who was .elected to the. executive to fill a'vacancy, returned thanks, stating that he would do all possible to help/the branch. , -The President, gave the mem- .bere a resume, of the proposed Australian visit next year. -He stated that at present it was, known that there were over 500 /coming over to : New Zealand for the Centennial and take.part in the celebrations on Anz'ae Day.
CRICKET. WIND UP MEETING OF LOCAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
WIND UP MEETING OF LOCAL ASSOCIATION.
A meeting of the delegates •oi the Upper Hutt Cricket Associa- tion. will be held to-morrow night, 'Friday, 18th August. 'The main business will be to officially wind up the Association, and to consider a: suitable date ; on which to '■ hold /a general meeting of "cricketers. - /■■■;; Frpm the proposed general '■■ meeting,: which' should be held about the end of the present month, an . Upper Hutt Cricket Qltib will be formed, which will play-/under the jurisdiction of the Hutt Valley Cricket Associa- tion. Full- detail of the amalga- mation;of the Upper Hutt •' and ,;Hutt "Valley Cricket Associations have -.already been published : in the/Leader,; which has greatly assisted the cause of cricket in. ■/.the district, and further informa- tion iwill be available very short-' "17-.■'■''■. " :.'. ■"';.'/ ~ Free/travelling an,d guaranteed .first-class wickets are' among some of the matters, already final- ised,: and cricketers arc...
"KNIGHTS OF THE WILLOW." [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
"KNIGHTS OF THE WILLOW."
■Ere long our fair, land .will have thrown off its winter mantle of silver sheen and the "Knights of the; Willow" will sally forth ; gaily carrying their . shields of rubber, and cane, plus their lances of willow, to do battle with" other Knights similarly armed. ;■-.. This;, coming season the Unper Hutt 'Knights have ' banded to- gether with - those of: the: Lower 'part; of the Valley, and tourna- ■ments therefore will be' held both ;at home, and away' and ' many good jousts are predicted. ■■-;•■;• YeQTiifai P.alton states that the Maidstone Park, ar.ena will be a sight, - ■ that. -■ pleaseth—even ye .■billiard t'fible will be a mass, of hummocks in. comparison there- fore.'. ';■.-.•
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
At present, Mr Carver said, it was not known how many Upper Hutt R.S.A. would entertain, but it was' certain we would have some for a couple of days. Dealing with the National. Re- serve, Mr Carver said that it was their aim to form a. platoon of returned men and when suffi- .cieht names had been received Major Hunt, of the Defence De- partment, would come along and explain the duties of the said platoon. The President asked all mem- bers Who were interested to join up and +hus help defend the country in the time of an emer- gency. Dealing with the. Church, par- ade, inaugurated by the branch, Mr ..Carver appealed . for more members, to attend the next one which will be held on' Sunday, September 17th. ; The meeting-decided to re-in- . troduee social evenings, for mem- bers' wives and families, the de- tails to be left in the hands of the executive. Members were entertained to a light supper at the conclusion of the meeting.
FOOTBALL. TRAINING COLLEGE WINS CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
TRAINING COLLEGE WINS CHAMPIONSHIP.
The looked for match be- tween Upper Hutt and Training College took place on Saturday last at the Hutt Recreation Ground and resulted in a win for the Training College by 13 points to eight. • Facing a cross wind and the .sun in the'first half half, Upper Hutt, took, play into their oppori- . ents/ territory, but -a -hefty kick by 'Training/College's full-back -found the line, gaining 30 yards, for his team. The. game, which was very fast, see-sawed from/one end to the other, both sides showing great defensive play. A minute before half-time Training College was awarded a penalty well inside Up- per Hutt's twenty-five, and Beard had no difficulty, in opening their score. The second half had not long been in operation .before the Col° lege backs secured from a serum from .about half-way and in a • passing rush Thurston went over. Beard added', the/ extra points with an excellent kick. - / A free kick to Upper Hutt saw .Morton ...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
- Training College are to be con- gratulated on their win, as they have not actually been beaten throughout the season. The local team is no doubt the hardest problem they have had to tackle, arid perhaps with a little luck they may have beaten the Collegians. The whole of the team play- ed exceptionally well, with Con- nolly, McNeil and Skerten out- standing. McCarthy's try was one of the best seen for some time. Coach J. Paul should be proud of • his team, as it was no disgrace getting beat by such a team as Training College; -McNeil and Clemens have been selected as junior reps,, and wiil be playing . at Masterton . next week-end against Wairarapa. A. McCarthy, Petone;," is first emergency in - the Wellington- Otago match on Saturday. The championship matches are now completed and the local ju- nior team finished up second to Training College. . ; Probably before the season ends Upper Hutt will be travelling to Otaki to meet the sea-siders for the Wylie-Keegan Cup.
PLUNKET SOCIETY DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
PLUNKET SOCIETY DANCE.
The annual dance in aid of funds for carrying on the work' of the Plunket -Society was held, in the Majestic Theatre recently and proved a great success. The hail was gaily decorated by ■' Mrs Streeter and helpers with"'-long wreaths of scarlet roses and Sags, and on the stage were the window boxes filled 'with long stalked roses and green leaves kindly lent by the Wellington, branch: of the Society and used at its ball at the Town Hall. Avery's Orchestra played its gayest music and an ex- cellent home-made supper was served by Mrs Rogers and her committee. Among • the guests were the Mayor arid Mayoress; Mr and Mrs.Blewman and many of the soldiers at present in' camp. • The committee desires to thank all those who helped towards the dance in any way. Probably the unpleasant weather during the day of the dance kept many of our leading citizens from attend- ing and showing their practical rympathy with the .work of v.the Society. . . , The. following vcom...
MANGAROA GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
MANGAROA GUN CLUB.
The Mangaroa Gun Club held its monthly . shoot on Saturday. August sth. ; The; Hon. W. B. Parry, and two other members of- the Hutt Valley Club were pre- sent. ' " : The'trophies presented by Mr W. J. Keys were won by Mr R. B. Martin and Mr I. J. Whiteman. Mr Martin scored 10 birds out of 12 and Mr Whiteman 9. Other scores were as follows: Mr Mine-' han (a visitor) 11. "W. Parry 10" ; Mr G. Keys 10, Mr W. J. Mr A. Martin 9. Mr Mulhern 9, Miss Rosa Martin 8, Mr R. Bark- er 8, Mr B, Fenn 8, M S. W. • JoY land 7. Mr J. Alexander 7. There were also several other shooters. In a second match for a -'small ■> sweepstake, the Hon Mr Parry
won, scoring the possible. Mr Parry presented the.Trophies and expressed his 'pleasure at seeing so many, young members'in the club. • ;' ; v ; The ladies of the district'very kindly served' afternoon, tea.
UPPER HUTT DRAMATIC SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
UPPER HUTT DRAMATIC SOCIETY.
A statement of receipts aud ex- penditure covering the recent pro- duction, "The Bogus Count," was' presented to a general meeting'of members of the Upper Hutt Musi- cal and Dramatic ' Society' held last Thursday evening- when the President, Mr A. J. Harper, pre- sided. There was an excellent at- tendance of members. Receipts, in round figures, to- talled £24, chiefly .from receipts of the production, whilst expendi- ture amounted to £24. The-chief items .of expenditure were hall hire for rehearsals and the show nights £4, scenery. and materials £6, orchestra £6, publicity, print- ing and stationery £3/10/-. The President . (Mr Harper) pointed out that expenditure had. been heavier than anticipated but as an offset the society had ob- tained an increase in properties and other assets which would.cur- tail expenditure in that direction next year. He congratulated the Society upon its effort this season and remarked upon the wind-up social on the las...
COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 17 August 1939
Warriors' Hockey Club Dance. —To-night. School Jubilee Meeting.—Aug- > ust 22nd. •' Trentham School Dances—Aug- ust 23rd., September" 20th., Oc- tober 18th., and November 15th. Labour Party Dance.—August 24th. Dramatic Society. Vaudeville Show.—-October sth. Methodist Garden Party—Octo- ber 14th. Wayside Cabaret, every Satur- day. Labour Party Card . Party, every, Saturday... R.S.A. Card Party, every Tues- ■ day.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
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THURSDAY, AUGUST! 24th, 1939.
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THEY SAY—"WHAT DO THEY SAY?" [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
THEY SAY—"WHAT DO THEY SAY?"
That the Works Committee re- - commend that a 30 m.p.h. sign be placed under the notices in the Borough for motorists. That the Council would be well advised to investigate property at ■ the bottom of Ebdentown where a "certain gentleman is showing what.can be done to prevent river erosion. That in view of the fact that the ladies of Trentham are to have a croquet green, should' encourage the ladles in the East Ward to be 'on their metal, as croquet has been dying for sometime in Upper Hutt. That the new President of the Bowling Club, Mr. J. Brown, was just-what the Doctor ordered, as he is well known as a keen sport. That it would be nice to see the Works Committee get down to tin tacks and start making decent permanent roads as at present the whole of the side streets_-are any- thing but perfect. That the notice of motion for an Engineer will be .brought be- fore the Council this evening, and it will be very interesting to see which way the membe...
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN’S INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
SILVERSTREAM WOMEN’S INSTITUTE.
. . The Monthly Meeting of the Silverstream . Women's Institute was well attended and took the form of a social afternoon. Mrs. Jefcoate presided and welcomed visitors and members.- The Tren- tham-Silverstream Drama Circle staged a humorous play, "Boots" which was very much enjoyed as were also a bracket of three ,songs by Mrs! Wilkins,"a visitor. Dane- ' ing,. games and afternoon tea'com- .pleted a happy meeting. Competi- tions were won by Mrs. McGrath, best bloom; Mrs. Cqley, best dressed'doll; Mrs. Hannibal, best tarts; Miss Moss; mystery parcel.
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
LOCAL & GENERAL.
The Silverstream School Com- mittee has made arrangements, with the Camp Pictures to hold a' benefit night on Wednesday next. Residents of Silverstream will* be given the opportunity of enjoying' -a night s entertainment and at the same time assist the school in raising funds towards a film projector machine. : Mr. A. -Goodman, Trentham, was" a recent visitor to .Christ-' .church, staying at the Claredon- Hotel. Many people-in the district will be interested to know that Mr E. P. McGrath, "of Petone, was married on Saturday last to Miss Moana Edwards, youngest daugh- ter of Mr .'and Mrs Edwards, ,-' of Petone. The wedding took, place at the Church of /England, there being a large number of relatives and friends present. Mr McGrath, better known as "Percy," was well known in Up- per Hutt: and at one time was a playing member .of the local Rugby and cricket clubs. Miss Edwards is a well known Petone tennis player; also "a mem- ber of the basketball club in t...
LEAGUE OF MOTHERS. UPPER HUTT BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
LEAGUE OF MOTHERS.
UPPER HUTT BRANCH.
Despite inclement weather, a good number of members at- tended the Annual Meeting of the above League. Mrs. Castlh pre- sided and gave all a hearty wel- come. The/Thought" for the day given by Mrs. Kitson and a sho?rt admission service for new mem- bers took place. The Secretary presented, a con- cise report on the year's transac- tions, also the financial state- ment/in the absence of the Trei- .surer and both were, unanimously adopted. Mrs. Castle paid great tribute to her officers, and committee, who assisted her so willingly,- and they were accorded a hearty vote of-thanks. The following receiv- ed charming spring posies, Mes- dames Castle, Fortune, Wallis, .•Marshall;'and Brown. The L-eagjue Choir also were highly congratu- lated on their enthusiasm, and whose items continue to delight members. New members will be made welcome. Mrs. Castle, Mrs. Fortune and Mrs. Reynolds. were re-elected as President, Secretary and Treasur- er r...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
: st: jOHN'iS guild. "500" EVENING will be held in the schoolroom' on -~../. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30th, at 7.45 p.m. Sub. 1/-. Good Supper. Prizes. CENTENNIAL . .BABY CONTEST. '•. 500' CARD EVENING ■'■; ST. HILDA'S HALL - , ■ AUGUST 31st, 8 P.M. : ADMISSION, 1/6." Good Prizes and Supper. . GRAND PICTURE ■ BENEFIT '.;'• CAMP THEATRE, TRENTHAM. August 30th, 1939 at 7.30 p.m. Feature OUR RELATIONS, LAUREL AND HARDY. Good Supports. Admission, 1/-- . , Children 6d. .K. C. TREANOR, - Hon. Secretary.
Upper Hutt Home & School Assn. Dance Committee Parents, Ex-Pupils & Supporters are asked to note UPPER HUTT SCHOOL DANqES • ' , will be resumed in RECORD HALL, PRINCES' STREET, SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH, 8! P.M. ' ■ and every Saturday thereafter' ADMISSION — ONE SHILLING. Excellent Music — Best Floor in Valley —- Good Supper and Prizes. The hall has been reconditioned and is unequalled in the district. J, MORLEY, Hon, Sec' Committee,
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
TRENTHAM AND HERETAUNGA RESIDENTS, (if FOR- THE CONVEfNIEN-CE! OF CUSTOMERS WE' 1 HAVE OPENED A DEPOtf FOR BOOT REPAIRS ■•■ AT/CHAPLOW'S STORE), CAMP ROAD, i||j TREQSTTHAM. : * (Open of an Evening) 1 PROMPT SERVICE. | S; A/EDWARDS & SONI FOOTWEAR STORE, | UPPER HUTT. . |
SILVERSTREAM BRANCH . NEW ZEALAND LABOUR PARTY. GRAND DANCE Crowning of the Queen Silverstream Hall WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30th, 1939. Ladies 1/6. Gents 2/-. Bus leaves Upper Hutt Post Office; UPPER HUTT MAEE CHOIR FIRST ANNUAL BALL BROWN-OWL—SEPTEMBER 22ndl A limited number of' invitations are available. These may be obtain- ed by Subscribing Members and friends "from, the Secretary or any Choir Member. T. RUSSELL & SONS, Ltd. BUTCHERS . MAIN ROAD ' UPPER HUTT: - One Quality Only g THE BEST. ~f> Phone 258. Daily Deliveries! '; F. F. HERCOCK ,-.- ---14 in. BALLtBEARING LAWN MOWERS £3/5/0 , CUPS & SAUCERS 6' for 2/9 - SARDINES > 5 for 1/- - Large Tins PINEAPPLE 6d ; Fresh Stocks of Seeds and Seed '...