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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
-.~r - - "V..-- - r (Successors to F. G. Smith Pty. Ltd.) 319 HIGH ST., NORTHCOTE 65/- Pair 5/11 Pair D.B. WHITE BLANKETS FULLY FAS 'ED HOSE All Pure, Wool Double 5/11 to 6/11 Mediums by Bed White Blankets in Lustre in Pure Silk and extra good quality and every pair full fashioned. full size. While they last only 49/6 pair. Out they go at only 3/11 pair. 50/-Each 5QIN FANCY WOOLLENS LADIES' TOP COATS All the best and newest Sizes S.W. and Women's shades in the latest 56in. only in these' Tailored width Woollens, suitable Top Coats, only a few at for Frocks and Coats, etc. this price. Out they go for 39/6 each. Out they go at only 6/11 yard. 39/6 Each M E'S BRAMAC CO ATS D.W. FLO L INCEY. Best English Floral Win Sizes 4, 5, 6 7 only in ceyettes in double width, these Waterproof Rain- also all plain shades in coats. While they last, eluding white. Worth a lot more to-day. only 29/11 each. Rowland's Price, 1/6 yard.
Epping FOOTBALL DANCE AND EUCHRE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Epping FOOTBALL DANCE AND EUCHRE' Epping Football Club. held its first dance and euchre party for the sea son last Saturday when more than 100 attended the Shire Hall for one of the most successful functioijs yet held. The club's funds will benefit. Mrs. E. Burkett won a Mother's Day box of chocolates, while Mrs. Millard won the ladies' euchre prize. The gentlemen's' prize was divided by Mr. P. Worn and 1lr. P. Clarke. So thoroughly enjoyable was the evening that it was decided to hold another similar functign on June, 1.
PANTON HILL v PLENTY ROVERS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
PANTON HILL v PLENTY ROVERS For an opening match of the sea son the football on the .whole was of a good standard played keenly and in good spirit. Umpire MicDermnot gave an excellent display of firm im partial .control, his decisions being unquestionable The local team gave a really good exhibition in the first quarter, tak ing the initiative in all departments. Under the leadership of R. Foubis ter, whose reputation as a footballer is well known in the district, Panton Hill boys more than held their op ponents. The visitors however were first to open their, account with a point, followed by a goal. The Pan ton Hill captain; leading through, oierced the visitors' defence, and Whitehead opened his team's score with a fine goal. The rest of the auarter saw the home team's offen sire well "sustained. Foubister and M..' Clinton v\orked very, hard and the rest of the team followed suit. The visitors replied strongly, but the initiative remained with thel home team, the first term scores...
Football DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION No Surprise Results PLAY IMPROVES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Football DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION No Surprise Results PLAY IMPROVES SATURDAY'S matches resulted in the winners, of. the opening day repeating their performances, but in each instance on their. opponents' ground. Diamond Valley Juniors failed to show their true form in their match with Greensborough, whom they found much faster to the ball and more systematic as a team. The Eltham-Heidelberg clash was a niuch better game that the scores indicate, and the spectators at times were given some really clever football. The outstanding fea ture of this match from the Eltham point of view was the appearance of B. Hart, who had returned to the club from Northcote. Montmorency battled gamely against the stronger Epping side, which they found superior in all departments. TO-MORROW'S FIXTURES Eltham v Montmorency. Heidelberg .v D.V. Juniors Greensborough v Epping PREMIERSHIP POINTS '. W.-L. Pts. Greensborough 2 2 0 8 Heidelberg 2 2 0 8 Epping 2 2 0 8 Eltham 2 0 2 - Montmorency " 2 0 2- 0
D.V.F.A. REGISTRATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
D.V.F.A.: REGISTRATIONS Diamond Valley Juniors: K. Bas sett, H. Barry, A. Cummings, .R. Fowkes, E.: Fielding, F. Gale, D. Gosstray. B.M. Gosstray, K. Grandy, C. E. Gosstray, J. Glennister, C: E. Harrison, W. J. Hunt, L. C. Hunt, R Laurie, R. Middleton, N. Scott, L. -R. Smith, I.' Wadeson, B. Widesoni, L. R. Bassett,. A. C. Graham, D. J. "Gra ham, P. W. Graham, A. Hunt.
CORRESPONDENCE CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
CORRESPONDENCE CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (To the Editor.) Sir,-Before anyone decides to keep a,cat or dog, he should count the cost and be prepared to give the animal the care and attention neces 'ary to maintain it in health and com fort. I write to protest against the practice of "dropping" unwanted cats, kittens and dogs in the coun try. Unfortunately, as the time of the dog tax draws near, the dog, who perhaps has had a home for some months, miay be turned adrift. Cats too, are left in paddocks or elsewhere to fend for themselves. People mov ing away will leave cats and dogs Le hind with no thought of their wants. May I point out that even should the abanrdoned animals find food, which is doubtful) cruel traps, guns, and poison abound, and it is quite a com mo: thing for cats, dogs and birds to be caught in these inhumane traps. Only last week a baby kitten of about five' weeks was left in this manner. The faithfulness of these animals to us, contrasted with our treatment of them, may ...
Eltham GARDEN FETE AT "KOORINGORAMA" [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Eltham At GARDEN FETE AT " S "KOORINGORAMA" To assist in raising funds to pay for the new piano at St Margaret's Church of England, a garden fete w.ill be held at "Kooringorama" to morrow (Saturday) afternoon. When the hall was burnt down last year,.the piano was not insured. -After some difficulty, the services of a r1eal Gypsy soothsayer have been obtained to foretell the future, and among other features will be pony rides. Afternoon tea will be sup plied free. WAR SERVICE MEETING A most succesful meeting of the Eltham War Service Committee was held at the home of Councillor and Mrs. Andrew yesterday afternoon. The President. (Mrs. E. ?. Bacake) occupied th'''chair, and it was report ed th(t Mr. Ross of the Australian Paper \Mills will collect all old and waste pi~ier from the EltiRtan iDs trict. The proceeds. from this will be donated to the war service funds. A central depot at which papers may be left will be arranged very shortly. The donations in the envelc'pes. this month we...
Cottle's Bridge DANGEROUS TREE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Cottle's Bridge DANGEROUS TREE Under general business at Eltham Council on Monday Councillor Clark asked that a white gum tree near the Methodist Church be removed. Ho pointed out that the trunk was about aft through and heavy branches were '.onstantly falling. The tree was rot ten, he said, and created a -deflnite menace and danger to the publlic. However, there were telegraph wires attached to the tree. Council decided to refer the matter of the lines to the P.M.G. Department, and the tree will be removed.
Whittlesea YOUNG CYCLIST INJURED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Whittlesea YOUNG CYCLIST INJURED Norman Woods, a prominent mom ber of the Whittlesea Amateur Cyc ling Club, received a broken arm when out on a .training ride of Sunday afternoon. - At the time of the accident, Woods was riding a light racing machine and when turning the Whittlesea House, corner the machine was caught in the gravel and the frame collapsed. GREETINGS FROM .SOUTH AFRICA Mrs. M. K. Woodburn, . of Black Rock, has forwarded to the Shire Pre sident (Councillor Hurrey) a copy of a paper "The Daily Representative" published in South Africa in the town of Whittlesea. Some time ago, in response to a re ouest, Councillor Hurrey supplied Mrs. Woodburn with details of the Shire 'and township of Whittlesea and also of Queenstown (now known as St. Andrews) in the Eltham Shire. These were forwarded to South Africa where there are also towns bearing those names and were published in the paper there. DEATH OF MRS. GINGLES Mrs. Gingles, senior,: widow of the late Mr. Andyew Gingles, p...
CIDER FACTORY CLOSES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
CIDER FACTORY CLO.SES .After having handled 150 tons of :, apples and producing 15,000 gallons of cider, the cider factory on the pro-, ,perty of Mr. Lex Brock closed down for the season last Saturday because of the lack of supplies of apples. The -manager (Mr. G. Brock) said that there were not sufficient apples available to keep the factory going full time, which was the only satisfac tory basis on which the business could be run.
Doreen Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
SDoreen .Red Cross " The attendance was very satisfac tor?' at the meeting of; the' Doreen Red: Cross Branch held on May 9. An appeal -~from Headquarters asking .einbierm " to' "sell` buttons;- flags,' etc;, was read by. the secretary, but ow ing to the district being such a scat tered one, is.was unanimously decided an impossibility. Readers are asked to look in next week's issue of` the "Advertiser" for advertisement of con cert to be held shortly in aid of Red 'tross funds. A very creditable .supply of work was brought in, and in future a spec ial table is, to, be provided, so that work may be displayed, examined, and criticised by members. * A further £7 is to be spent on wool, and another box of goods, -the third from this branch, will be despatched very shortly. We would like to draw the attention of readers to the Red Cross Box in Mr. Owen's store. Don't fall to drop a small portion of that change into it, and by so doing help to alleviate: the suffering of those \ who are do...
Greensborough School Euchre [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Greensborough School Euchre Continuing their series of euchre lparties held at the school, the School Corpmittee held a successful evening li last Saturday. About 20 players were t prscant and the winners weire' Mris. A. J. Hill and Mr. Pieper. RED CROSS , At the last meeting of the Red .Cros's Mrs. Cordner occupied the chair in.the ! absence of Mrs. Santon.; At, the next t meeting; on Wednesday, members will t be given the opportunity. of sayingl farewell to Mrs. Whitehead, who is r leaving the district. Mr. and 'Mrs. Whitehead have been I excellent workers in the district and were instrumental in forming the I Younger Set of which Mrs. Whitchead is Secretary. Mrs. Waldron has peen given author ity to appeal to pe6ple and :organisa tions to raise funds f6r'the RedCifoss. and anyone willing to arrange card evenings or dances for this purpose is asked to communicate' with her. On June 15 a card evening will be held at the home of Mrs. Watson, at Watsonia. - COMBINED SCHOOL BALL The C...
South Morang RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
South Morang RED CROSS The monthly meeting of the South 1Morang Red Cross Branch was held in the school pavilion. In addition to the monthly donation of one guinea to the funds, £3 was spent in buttons for the Empire Day Appeal for the Red Cross. So far the branch has raised over A66 from their efforts, and have sent in to headquarters 93 prs of socks, 15 p ullovers. 4 scarves, 1 pair mittens, 1 :helmet, 1 dozen suits of pyjamas, 1 dozentowels, and 1 dozen face wash erg. The branch held their usual month :i, euchre party .and dance in. the Unity Hall, on May 4. It was a very :uccessful ' and enjoyable entertain .v.ent and £5 was cleared. Mrs. D. Giddens won the ladies' trophy and Mr. J. Cotchin the gents'. Mrs. Wil liamson sen won the competition. The members of the branch wish to thank very sincerely everyone for helping to make their efforts so successful.
St. Andrews E.N.R.C.A. ANNUAL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
St. Andrews E.N.R.C.A. ANNUAL DANCE The E.N.R.C. Association'sl An nual Dance was held at Queenstown on Saturday, May 11, and was a pro nounced success both. socially and financially. Patrons from .Melbourne South Morang, and all closer sur rounding districts were. present. The competition shield donated by Councillor McLellan and Mr. Partis of Hurstbridge, was received by Mr. J. Exton, President of the Associ ation from Mr. Partis on behalf of the donors. Mr. Exton then presented the new shield to Mr. Roy Cummings, sen., captain of the winning team, Hurst bridge Imperials. The bowling trophy, wvon by Mr. S. Reeves, with an average of 5.7 runs per wicket, was presented by Councillor McLellan. The batting trophy, -won by Mr H. Verso with an average of 49 runs, was presented by Mr. J. Exton. lovelty dances in the form of a. Spot dance and a Mstery dance, were won by Mr. R. McLaughlan and Miss King, and Mr. N. McKinunie and Miss King respectively. The dut ics of M.C. were in the capabl...
Plenty MR AND MRS J. REID [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Plenty MR AND MRS J. REID Plenty Methodist Church held a farewrell gathering ,in the Church on Monday?night to bid farewell to Mr and Mrs. J. Reid who are leaving for SurreS Hills. Many expressions of appreciation of their services were voiced, and a qmall presentation was made by, Rev. S. Shepherd. They will be sadly.missed from the Church, where Mr. Reid has served in many offices, and Mrs. Reid has officiated at' the organ.
Young People's Clubs [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Young People's Clubs The members of the Hurstbridge Young Ladies' Club aire competing *for two trophies and are very keen to win. The trophies are to be presen ted at a social evening in June. Each month a small trophy is com peted for. Last month's winner was Miss D)aisy Pill. The Hurstbridge Young Men's Club is getting ready "for comlpetitions which are to be held in June. Mem bers are very keen aid the judges will have a' hard task to decide on the winners. The Club .hts purchased a pair ?of parallel bars and the boys are mak ing good progress. There will be a display and social evening in which the Young Ladies' Clubl is joining, in June. 'An: advertisement will appear, in this paper later on. CARD EVENING FOR COMFORTS FUND The next of a series 'of card: even ings being held in aid of the, Com forts Fuid by Mrs. Lovigrove : will take place at her home on Thursday, June 20. -