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THANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
T DESIRE to take this opportunity- ,of publicly expressing my sin- cere appreciation of the. very excel- lent manner in which the work was "caried out by the building contractor, Mr D. Gray and his assisting trades- men at my. newly-completed resi- dence, in Wood Street.. ; E.'WARDEN, Architect. H. POLSON, Owner.
VISIT TO AMERICA. UPPER HUTT LADY'S IMPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
VISIT TO AMERICA.
UPPER HUTT LADY'S IMPRESSION.
Recently returned from a tour* of America, Mrs. Black, of Martin Street, relates some very inter- esting impressions of/that v&st'- country. / Mrs. Black and-her.: daughter, : Yuilleen, left 'Auckland ; ih.■:Jaiiu- ;'ary last and Arriving at San Fran- cisco, . toured through the States by car, rail and bus. /.. The World's Fair .was visited but disappointment awaited theVn., as. they arrived too ..■ early /to |cc. the New Zealand bailding.4 The best that could be done was *; 1.0 visit the Australian ' section. and '. to take a : peep at the room;in which the New Zealand exhibits were stored. . •.'•'■ - /' .. Asked what kind of display Af as by Australia, Mrs. BMek • stated; that it: was - excellent' com- pared with . other countries. -;Tn answer to a question -mw the size of.the World's Fair, : she. stated that it was so' vast that it was im- possible to 'go through it all in the • time at their disposal. |' Some time, ...
SCHOOL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
The Dance' Committee of; the Upper Hutt Home and School' As- sociation is resuming its Saturday night popular dances in the Re cord Hall, Princes Street, near ; Upper 'Hutt Railway Station on Saturday of this week. ; ; The. State School-room being no .'.longer available for the purpose, .the.Committee was unable to ob : taiii the use of a suitable building until the Record Hall was .place:! , ; -at its service. ;■"•--'- : : The new series of dances will be much more convenient foi\ the Committee to carry out its work and' also for patrons. The popular ."Forrester's. Palm Grove Or- chestra '' has be/en engaged for the openiiig night,; : August 26th, and . the,,fl.,opr 1 is., in. excellent condition: The hall' has'been' brought right :.;;up: to datevand its .interior will be 'scarcely recognised by those who remember it in its ' £ picture-show '' - days. ■••' - Parents- .and support- ers of the school are urged to make; -the: Dance- Committees' functions- in- their ...
GIPSY LEGEND. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
'Perhaps yoii 'may have heard . the story of mine I once broadcast "of the old Romany legend handed '■down since the-Crucifixion of why \.we 1 gipsies' are allowed to ■ steal : " once Sve/ry seven -years. My ihoth- ■ ! er'i:said- that; while the procession was resting on its way to Calvary an old gipsy woman came into the 'crowd 'and* asked what was hap- pening. She was told, and when '• rhe 'saw-vthe'lbok of anguish on the "Saviour's face ■ she took pity on '- Him= and thought she, would like •'••' :: fo ; pfeveiit the Crucifixion. ; ■•' -If only ' I bould steal tho.Ne' ; 'hails," she. thought, 'She.stole one end threw it away, but at the attempt she .was ' caught ■'.. and thrashed,- ; ;'.The old o-insy beg- ged for mere-y, .saying,. ct lt's the l-lfifst thing "I've stolen-' for' seven < years.'' : A discinle standing, by said -to * her,. "You are- blessed; • ; now: onward:: ypti> can steal once evei-7/,:. seven- years." The story recounts for the detail t...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
SPECIAL NOTICE ~ ~ ~ ..';':''■-■ ■' - ' * / (next Mct?adzean's Bakery, Upper Hutt) ■"**' i is definitely OUT ON HIS OWN for BOOT"'REPAIRS. Note Trentham Depots— H. Wheeler's Barber's Shop, Camp St. . '] Prater's Store, opp. Trentham Station (late Mars- den). Open Each Evening. . :•■: Peggy's Store, Main Road .(next Trentham School.); PROMPT SERVICE.
;UNDER NEW.MANAGEMENT. Red Robin Confectionery .&' Tea Rooms. UPPER HUTT.' Lunches and Afternoon Teas. All makes' of Confectionery. Superior Ices and .Milk Shakes. Social and Wedding Parties Catered for. Best of Service and Attention". MR. E. M. YOUNG, Proprietor. Telephone 134 S. UPPERpUTT CRICKET ASSOCIATION A General Meeting of- Cricketers and friends will be held in the Re- cord Hall, Upper Hutt, on THURS- DAY. AUGUST 31st, at;B p:m. Business: (a) Formation of an Upper Hutt District Club to play in the Hutt Valley Cricket Association. (fc>) Election of Officers (c) General Anybody interested whether players or non-player...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
GAMPPICTORES TRENTHAM. Saturday, Aug..26th and Monday, Aug. 28th. A great Artiste in the greatest role of,her career ELISABETH BERGNER " • IN. ■". '.;' ' •''-.'■ '/STOLEN LIFE" With Michael Redgrave,■;'. Wilfred Lawson, Mabel. Terry Lewis, Richard Ainley and many others in this.out- standing production. ; Also on this programme is "Tann- hauser," a concert performance by the Philharmonic Symphony Orches- tra of America. A short which had a second release at the Regent Thea- tre, Wellington. (Recommended for Adults.)'...' Tuesday, Aug. 29th. GEORGE O'BRIEN IN ''TROUBLE IN SUN- DOWN" with Rosalind Keith, Ray Whitley, Chill Wills,' Ward Bond and Howard Hickman. A real thrilling Mystery Western. (Approved for Universal Exhibition) Thursday, Aug. 31st. Warner Bros/present. • -. . "RACKET BUSTERJ3" with Humphrey Bogart, George Brent, Gloria Dickson, Allen Jenkins, Walter Abel and Penny. Singleton. What a cast in this war on gangsters. (Recommended for Adults.)' church notices; CHURCH OF E...
HOCKEY CLUB DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
HOCKEY CLUB DANCE.
The Upper Hutt Warriors Hockey Club held a very success- ful dance on Thursday evening- last at the Majestic Theatre. Al- though the weather was anything but pleasant quite a large num- ber of dancers braved the ele- ments, including a party- from Lower Plutt and Petone. The music was supplied by the Brougham Street Orchestra, but did not come up to expectations for a city orchestra. Mr. W. Prater carried out the duties of M.C. very efficiently and kept things moving. ■ The Committee consisted of "Messrs. L. Clarke, W. Frater, L. McMahon; R. Pearce- • and R. Clyde. Valuable assistance w;ts also given by Messrs. M. Barclay, K. Walls and J. ■ Williams. A very dainty supper was handed around during the even- ing and special thanks are due to Mesdames J. Clark, T. Brown, Barclay, Pearce and A. Watson, the ladies' committee. Among those present were Mes- dames McDowell and Burton, Misses A. Smith, I. Goodwin, C. and N. Connolly, M. O'Flaherty, N. Pritchard, P. Mc...
UPPER HUTT SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
UPPER HUTT SCHOOL.
The meeting convened on Tues- day night last by the School Com- mittee to discuss proposals to hold similar functions to those held at the School Jubilee was poorly attended, there, being less than a dozen people present. After the Chairman of the Com- mittee, Mr. A. E. Robinson, had explained to .those present the suggested 'idea, it was. decided that the proposal be dropped as it was evident by the non-attend- ance of ex-pupils and others that their support was not forthcom- ing. ; ■■■~'.•'■-.■'■
LOCAL & GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
LOCAL & GENERAL.
The Silverstream. Social Club are holding a dance on September 13th at their hall. The proceeds of this dance will be handed over to. the local Plunket Society. A special. Youth Rally Service . will be held at the". St. Hilda's Church on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. All youths are specially in- vited to be present. The service will be conducted by the Rev. N. E, W&Iiall,
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
MAJESTIC Heated For Your Comfort. 8 P.M. SATURDAY 8 P.M. Popular Double Feature Programme. ROSE OF THE RIQ GRANDE with JOHN CARROLL MOVITA ' Gnt of the dark night sweeps a dashing bandit lover - —Bringing Freedom to his oppressed people. Also Screeninff SCOTT'S EXPEDITION TO THE 30UTH POLE Thrillingly Enacted! Daring Heroism! • v J - Wonderful Scenery! ■■" Don't Miss This Fine Programme. Universal Exhibition. FOR SALE Grodd level |- acre Sections 200 yards from Upper Hutt Railway station. £50 upwards. Terms.. £10 deposit. Balance £1 per month. Trentham. — 1-| acres close to racecourse, with a sound up- to-date Bungalow, with every possible convenience. Well fenced and laid out in lawns. 1 acre can.be purchased sep- arately. The lot £2,250. Farm, 16 acres, with 6 roomed dwelling, close to river. £1,000. Trentham. —4 roomed cottage and outbuildings, situated opposite Racecourse. Price £560, with £95 deposit which is cash over mortgage. HUTT VALLEY LAND AGENCY, G-eange Building. Phone ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
Upper Hutt's Modern Steam Heated Theatre. 8 P.M. FRIDAY FRIDAY 8 P.M. POPULAR PRICE NIGHT Splendid Double Feature Programme The best of the Edgar Wallace Thrillers. THE TERROR ''■ ' ' ' "■ •' -■' ■•' ■'■'■■■■.■■■ "■■' . A picture as giipping as its title—-a hooded figure in ' the moonlight—-a bullion robbery by gas attack. A J story full of tense expectancy and thrilling suspense., j : Together with ' . . : MELVYN DOUGLAS VIRGINIA BRUCE ■■'■■■ ;■■ ':" ■'" ■'. J^'-''. THERES THAT WOMAN AGAIN Sparkling.with mirth—glittering with gaiety—shin- ing with Stars in a wild whirl of murder and mystery that's a perfect comedy joy. (Recommended for Adult Audiences.) 2 p.m. Matinee SATURDAY Matinee 2 p.m. 8 p.m. Evening Evening 8 p.m. 8 p.m. Evening MONDAY Evening 8 p.m. Filmed in Glorious Technicolor JEANETTE McDONALD NELSON EDDY Herman Bing Frank Morgan The greatest voices of the screen, singing tkeir way into a million laughs! From the pen of the ©omposer of "Naughty- Marietta" with the Comed...
UPPER HUTT WARRIORS HOCKEY CLUB. Held Over from last week [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
UPPER HUTT WARRIORS HOCKEY CLUB.
Held Over from last week
The-First Division were very un- lucky to lose to Karori, 5-4. War- riors : had the better of the game and Should have had a very com- fortable win, but; for injuries- to•' several members. Sutherland played a solid game, at left back, and Louper, Grigg, Crawley , Sewell, forwards, worked' well to- gether. Watson did not play 'as well as usual, although he was unlucky not to score on three oc- casions. Several good movements were spoilt through off-side play. Murray, right, back, was outstand- ing, breaking up several danger- ous attacks. McDowell played his usual reliable game at left half. McMahon, in goal, brougiit off some good saves, and it was not • his fault Karori won. The loss of this game 'will prob- ably mean -the loss -of the cham- pionship to this team, as they are now four points down.- The Second Division was . also unlucky not to win, going down to Knox Rangers, 3-2. They still have a fair chance i...
BANDSTAND FROM HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
BANDSTAND FROM HOSPITAL.
We have been informed •by Councillor Purvis that the-Band- stand at the Hospital grounds was offered to the Upper .Hutt Bor- ough . Council some months ago. Mr. Purvis states that he inform- ed the' Council at the time, but up to the present, nothing had been done officially. ' The Hospital authorities agreed to dismantle the Bandstand ready to be taken away, and the cost to. the local 'authority would only be the transport, and. ;re : er.ection. It is hoped the" Council take the opportunity' '.'of securing such a bargain, and thanks is due ; to Councillor Purvis for his fore- sight on'behalf of the Borough.
COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
Trentham School Dances—Aug- ust 23rd., ■ September' 20th., Oc- tober 18th., and November 15th. Labour Party Dance-.—August 24th. Upper Hutt School Dance, Aug- ust 26th.' Silverstream School Picture Benefit, August 30th. , Flag 500: St. Hilda's Hall, Aug- ust 31st. ' . 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-.
RUGBY FOOTBALL. END OF SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
END OF SEASON.
Last Saturday-week saw the of- ficial ending -of the football sea- son as far as championship match- es are 'concerned l and; the local club are to be congratulated on the position., they reached: in the championship.' The four teams combined • se- cured 70 i points which is an excel- lent average when you take into consideration that such teams as Petone with eleven teams, who won the club championship, 215 ' .points; Wellington eleven teams 198 points-; Lower Hutt eleven ''teams 184'; Athletic nine teams 136.points. The average per team works out,'Petone 18 7-11, Wellington 18, Upper Hutt 174, Lower Hutt 16 8-11, and Athletic 13 6-10, so it can be seen that Upper Hutt was well on the football map. The individual teams finished up their various competitions holding the following positions:— Juniors: played 16, won 11, lost 3, drawn 2, 'points for, 125, against, 99, championship points, 24; second position. '■Thirds, played 15, won 9, lost ...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Hutt Leader — 24 August 1939
A. r McCarthy has'been selected, to represent Wellington against Canterbury on Saturday at Ath- letic Park; Among the spectators that day at' the' Park will be a large quota from Upp.er Hutt to see how "Alf" goes. ' '> The curtain raiser to the Can-- terbury.match, will be played be- -tween .Wellington junior repre- sentatives and Manawatu. Messrs. McNeil- and Clements, Upper Hutt ' ;juniors, have again been selected to play ;for .Wellington. R. A. ■ Marsden/; of Trentham, has also obtained ~ junior . representative • honours: in this'match.