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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 March 1923
W ANTED TO SELL-Apple. Crop, picked, Prime Jonathans, Romes, Crowns, Yates, Stewarts, etc.-L. BART LETT, Panton Hill. W ANTED TO SELL-Two Men's Suits, Black Coat and Vest, j plate Thornton-Picard Camera, Cooke lens. En quire This Office. Hurstbridge. A PUBLIC MEETING will be held at the _ Hall on FRIDAY EVENING, March 9, at 8 p.m. To Form a Progress and Improvement Society. All persons interested in Hurstbridge are invited to. attend. HERBERT HEWITT, Secretary of the Delegates League of Progress Associations. The Victory Pictures. will be shown as follows : GREENSBOROUGH, SATURDAY, 10th March, "Scrap Iron ' HURSTBRIDGE, MONDAY, 12th 'March, "Scrap Iron " DIAMOND CREEK, TUESDAY, 13th March, " Scrap Iron" ELTHAM, WEDNESDAY, 14th March, " Scrap Iron " STEADY LIGHT. GOOD PICTURES. Admission: Adults, is 7~1; Children 9d. DIAMOND GREEK Horticultural Society. ANNUAL SHOW will be held on Saturday, March 10, Concert in the Evening. E. C. LEACH, Secretary. YARRA GLEN SHOW. Wednesday, March 21...
Eltham Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 March 1923
Eltham Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. The councillors met at the shire hall, Kangaroo Ground, on Monday; Present: Crs Bradbury (president), Smedley, Hubbard, Andrew, Shallard, ! White, Hewitt, Bath, Campbell. CORRESPONDENCE. Cyclone Pty., pointing out that one of the sanitary conveniences at Eltham Park is out of repair.-Cr Andrew said the matter was being attended to. I -Cr Hubbard said the rule as to £5 deposit being paid should be adhered to in all cases, because if it were re trelaxed in one case others would "want the same privilege.-It was de cided that the rule be enforced in all cases. Eltham Progress Association en closing copy of proposed railway time table.-Received. Public Works Department, pointing out that the action of the Eltham poundkeeper, in holding fees collected by him for over 12 months is contrary ' to the provisions of the Local Govern ment Act.--Poandkeeper to be written I to on the matter Lower Plenty Progress Association, asking for the use of the park on...
ELTHAM DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. Diamond Creek v. Eltham. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 March 1923
ELTIIAM DI)STRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. Diamond Creek v. Eltham. The final match of the Eltham District Cricket Association was commenced at Greensborough on -aturday, the contesting teams being Eltham and Diamond Creek. Eltham batted first, and were dismissed for I4, Ot'Connor being top scorer with 19. Gosstray obtained most of the wickets, his average being 6 wick9ts for 3 runs. -Dia mond Creek replied with 150, Gosstray making 95 not out, although he was missed before be had scored. Scores : Eltham--lst Innings. V. M'Coll, b Gosstray ... ... o a J. O'Connor, b iosstray ... 19 ] Watson, b Gosstray ... ... Fitzsimons, b Christian ... I Jarrold, c, b Gosstray ..... Nicholls, not out .. ... 9t Butterworth, c and b Christian ... o E. M'Coll, b Christian .... 0 Gillett, c, b Gosstray ... ... 8 Birchall, b Gosstray ... 0 Morris, c and b Christian... ... u Sundries ... .. 2 4'1 Bowling.-Gosstray, 6 for 3 ; Christian, I 4for34. 2nd Innings. E. M'Coll, b Gosstray ... ... 1 C. Nicholls, 1 b ...
HURSTBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 March 1923
*HURSTBRIDGE. The visitors arrived by the 3.7 train on Monday and went to Dorset House, the party consisting of Mr R.' F. Toutcher, M.L.A. (chairman of com mittee), Mr J. W. Bilson, M.L.A., Mr. R. H. Solly, M L.A.,' Hon. Geo. Goudie, M.L.C., Mr T. R. Gilchrist (secretary), and Mr G. Brown (chief Government shorthand writer). There were about 30 persons present. ..Mr 'A. F. Cameron, M.L.A., joined the party on Tuesday morning, and Mr E. "J. Mackrell, M.L.A., joined on Wed nesday morning. Mr W. HL. Everard (member for the district) welcomed the members of the committee to the district for the purpose of taking evidence for a rail way to Kinglake. His duty was only to (introduce the various speakers. It was some months since he introduced a bill into the House for this purpose, and he hoped they would be able to grant the desired boon, and whatever route is adopted will be left in the hands of the committee. He thanked them for coming along, and hoped their. sojourn in the country woul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 March 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRIDGE. A. D. NICHOLSON W ISHES to inform the Residents of the District that he has purchased the above Business from Mr., C. W. Col lard, and has Full Stocks of Grocery, Ironiuongery, Orcckery, Drapery. Clothing, Etc. We specialise in Suits to Measure. Saris-: faction Guaranteed. Large Range of Samples to Choose from... - "We-have engaged the services of one of the leading saleswomen from Myers', -Melbourne, to take charge of the Drapery Department, and Prices will he as near the City as possil,le. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND W ISHES to notify the Public of Hurstbridge and Surrounding District that he has purchased Mr Bodey's Business, and having a First-class Baker is in a position to supply a Good Loaf of Bread. Brown Bread and Smill Goods a Specialty. "Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. H HURSTBRIDG E. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORSET HOUSE, HIURSTBR1DGE. -0- Under New lVIanagement. MRS. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
F OR SALE-VILLA T.H., three rooms, front porch, verandah, tiled hearths, cupboards, sink, water, one acre.--FRASER, opposite Station, Eltham. JERSEY COW for sale, due to calve this week.-D. WALSH, Allendale Road, Diamond Creek. OR SALE.-Two Springers, Revolving Disc Cultivator.-J. WALLACE, St. Andrew's. SOW Pig for sale; about 1001bs. Ap ply V. SMITH, Smith's Gully. RUIT Cases (150) for sale. Apply J STREET, Cherry Tree Road. ELTHAM Hardware Store (Opposite Railway Station. Just opened with a'varied stock of- SAWS, Hammers, Nails, Shovels, Screw drivers, and every article required in a HOUSE or on a FARM. Try our Jams, Pickles, Sauces, Cu and; Saucers, etc. HURSTBRIDGE SPORTS to be held on Saturday, March 17, 1923. ADMISSION TO GROUND, 1/6. Dance at Night. C. J. VERSO, President. J. COX, Hon. Sec.etary. YARRA GLEN SHOW. ..Wednesday, March 21. " 'IATTLE, Horses, Sheep, Fruit, Etc. . One of the Finest Showgrounds in Victoria. Plenty of Shade. Everything pleasing for a good day's outin...
Whittlesea Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Whittlesea Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. The councillors met at Mernda on Wed nesday. Present: Crs B. McCormack i (president), Clarke, Cornfoot, Morgan, Butler, Downie, Thomas, R. Reid, Hurrey, Murphy, Mitchell and Browne. NEW COUNCILLOR. Before commencing the business the president welcomed Cr R. Reid, who had been elected to fill the vacancy in the Yen TYen riding, caused by the resignation of his father. He hoped he would have a happy term of office, and he felt he would be an acquisition to the council. Cr Thomas supplemented the remarks by I saying that he had known Cr Reid for many years, and if he proves as good as his father he will be an excellent councillor. Cr Reid thanked them for their good wishes and the kind remarks about his father, and hoped the councillors would not be disappointed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Depai tment of Public Works, noti fying a conference for March 26 in con nection with the Merri Creek bridge. The President and Cr Butler were ap pointed to atten...
Diamond Creek Show. GOOD EXHIBITS OF FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Diamond Greek Show. t GOOD EXHIBITS OF FRUIT. During the past 39 years people I from all over the district have been in the habit of spending a day at Dia mond Creek, when the local society prsvides them with "a show that gives a fillip to the fruit industry and amuses onlookers with events'in the ring. In addition, the society possesses a splen did ground, with a natural arena, and on the bank of the creek, under the shade of the trees, picnic parties enjoy themselves-apart from the show. The day was fine for last Saturday's show, in fact, when there appeared to be a change coming, many growers said they would not mind if people did get wet, so badly is the country'in need of rain. The disturbed elements were only a threat, and no rain fell to cheer the hearts of the men on the land. There was a very good atten dance, and the gate takings amounted to £65, but not quite as good as last year. OPENING. About one o'clock Mr B. Gosstray (president of the society) announced from the secr...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COMPETITION. Doreen v. Yan Yean. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
WHIT TLESEA SHIRE COMPETITION. Doreen. v. Yan Yean. This match was played at Yan Yean on Saturday, 10th March, and resulted in an easy win for Doreen, who have won the last three matches outright, thus gaining 5 points for each win. Doreen and Mernda are now level for the premiership. Doreen-1st Innings. E. Owens, b Rodgers ... ... 12 P. Nelson, not out .. ... 63 M. Bassett, c, b M11Phee ... ... 23 M. Allan, not out ... .. 5 Sundries ... .. 4 Innings declared closed, 2 wickets for 107 Yan Yean-lst Innings. K. M'Phee, c, b M. smith ... 4 Wilsonp, b Smith ... ... Wood. c, b Nelson ... ... 1 Hancorne, c, I, Smith ... 5 M'Kenzie, bI Smith ... ... o Rodgers, c, b Smith ... 0 Blair, b Nelson .;. ... 3 Howes, b smith ... .... Gilligan; not out ... ... 2 A. M'Phee, run out ~ ... 0 Suziries ... ... 5 28 Bowling.-1I. Smith, 6 for 12; P. Nelson, 2 for 11. 2nd Innings. Woods, Ib w, b Smith ... ... 0 K. M'Phee, b Smith ... -8 Gilligan. b Smith ... ... 0 Blair, run out ... ... 1 Wilsou, c, b Nels...
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Queenstown v. Christmas Hills. Queenstown—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Queenstown v. Christmas Bills. Queenstown-Ist Innings. Marriott, c Irwin, b Still... ... 10 L O'Brien, c Davies, b Still ... 1 Healey, b Young ... ... 2 W. Spicer, c and b Young ... 0 Luckman, b Young ... ... O Hirt. c Davies, b Young ... 5 Peake, b Irwin ... ... 13 J. Watts, b Young... ... 15 Dugdale, b Still ... ... 0 K. O'Brien, not out ... . 1 Jas. Watts, c sub., b Young ... O Sundries ... ... 14 61 Bowling.-T. Young, 5 for 17; A. Still, 3 for 14 ; S. Irwvin, 1 for 8, S. Young, 1 for 8. 2nd Innings. Marriott, not out ... .... 1 Hirt, c Osbourne ... ... 5 K. O'Brien, b Still ... ... 2 L. O'Brien, not out ... 1 Sundries ... ... 4 Two wickets for 13 Bowling.-T. Young, 1 for 4; A. btill,.1 for 5. Christmas Hills-let Innings. S. Young. b Watts ... ... 0 W. Saville, b Marriott ... . 22 Still, b Watts ... ... 2 Meadows, run out ... ... 1 Davies, b Luckman ... 24' Irwin, c Spicer, b O'Brien ... 0 Muir, b Watts ... .. 18 T. Young, b Luckman ... 0 Osbour...
Diamond Creek SHOW CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Diamond Creek SHOW CONCERT. There was a very good attendance in the lo.tal hall on baturday evening last as:a wind-up to the annual outinz of the year. The performers came from adjacent suburbs, which gave our local talent the pltcasure of lirteuing to somnene eise. The pragramarie was as varied as anyone could wish, anit the audience gave unn inted applause to the merits of each item. some of which were sentimental, while others provoked roars of laughter r; :,nd the perfortmers theinselve: were well satisfied with the encourcagement they received . Mr Webster played the open ing npece, anrd als, :tcc.,panie I the singers. Mr Fi:zm.,urice (tenor) was very pleasing in his songs, being encored for '"The only sweetheart I ever had." and later sang Ol (ld Irish mother" and "'The land of Gra Machree." Miss Campbell was the only lady performer. and her sweet renlerine of "'Carissima" brought forth an encore --The Lilac Tree." and she again pleased her hearers with "Litesome." .Ir Net She...
The Fruitgrowers' Friend [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
The Fruitgrowers' Friend Without doib?"' (ms he'?~ felbhuruie "Punch") the rrelatest chartiroan for the fruitgrower, is Bill"'herjird, M L.A. Bill" made two attemrpts '-fdrc he was accepted by the ecctirs of Evel:i,' and now has one of the safest seats in Parliaiment. his ma jorit a;t the last elections runnisig into thou sands. His success, in a measure,'is due to his genial personality, but in a "greater degree to his prodigious efforts on behalf of the orchardist. Although a Government supporoer, he is a thorn in the side of Min isters, especially where fruit-growing in torests are concerned. The' success of the open-air fruit markets in the " various suburbs is largely due to his enthusiasm and organising ability. He is a personal friend of almost every elector in his pocket borough, and is also well and favorably known in the lMornington Peninsula, Where many of his youthful days were spent. He had a leady wit, and can be depended upon each time he speaks to brighten up the usu...
ELTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
ELTHAM. (FROMi OUR CORRESPONDENT). The opening *of the new hillard room on Cr Andrew's premises was celebrated by an evening given by Cr and Mrs Andrew. .A good number of, guests assembled,, and the new billiard table provided ample eujoyment for the gentlemen, whilst the ladies were in terested spectators of the prowess of the cue artists. After a while several of the ladies tried their skill with the cue' and acquitted themselved favorably. ,upper was then served, the hostess and her mnny willing helpers taking the refreshmehts around. An adjournment was then made to the music room, where several of the ru;sta rendered musical items. The business of the billiard parlor will be carried on by Mr G. A. Danslow, who at' present conducts a tobacconist.and hairdresser's business at the same address. The usual dance conducted by: the Public Hall Committee was held on saturday even ing. Miss Goldman was the musician and Mr A. Gollings M.G. A good number of persons were present, and a fair...
Yan Yean. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Yan Yean. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT).. Their many friends in the Yan Yean dis trict will be sorry to learn of an unfortu pate accident that happened to the Boyes family at Bacchus M?arsh, whence they re turned some six years ago. While' out driving the horse took fright at a heap of timber and bolted. The vehicle was upset and the occupants thrown out. Mrs Boyes sustained a broken arm, sprained wrist, a broken rib and bruised leg, while their youngest daughter had a wrist broken. The injured persons were taken to the hospital and later to their home, where they are doing satisfactorily. It is only two years since Mr Boyes had an arm broken in similar circumstances while on a visit to Wodonga. Through the generosity of Mrs Hut chinson, of "Eulomo,'".who bore the whole expense, the children Of- the Yan Yean Presbyterian Church,. with. their teachers, were treated to a picnic at the Zoo on Saturday last. Overden's commo dious motor was used to convey the party to Royal Park, where lunch,...
A COMPLIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
A COM.PLIMENT. A nice compliment was paid the member for the district (Mr W. H. Everard) at the show last Saturday, when the boy scouts, under scoutmaster MlcWiggin, lined up and gave him the salute. Mr Irerhrd thanked the lads very much for their compliment, and pointed out to them that they were the ones who are to hold up the flag when the others are gone. He was glad to see such.a nice corps in Diamond Creek, and what they were being t:,anht now would be more ap preciated by them as they get older. He hoped they would grow to be an example to the rest of the community. Three cheers were then given. for :tor Everard, and as the scouts moved off they and their popular scutmasrer were cheered.
Queenstown. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Queenstown. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) A harvest thanksgiving service was held at St Andrew's Church, Queenstown, oil. Sunday, 4th March, which was followed on Wednesday by a harvest sale in the public .hall. There was a fine display of fruit, vegetables, preserves and flowers tastefully arranged by the ladies of the church. Sea sonable fruits, bananas and pines, with grapes, added to the effective staging of the gifts,'which also included crates of poultry. A coffee supper was also provided. Mr A. Williams made, as usual, a most efficient auctioneer. The gross proceeds amounted, to £16 12s. The vestry for the year was also elected, viz.. Messrs J. Dugdale, H. Hlewitt, S. Kimpton, W. Knell, W. Mar riott, 0. Muller, E. Spicer and H. Steii mann. Votes of thanks to the donors, auc tioneer and. all who had assisted were carried with enthusiasm, and a dery enjoy able evening was brought toea close by the singing of the National Anthem.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
WYIO T OR (?.t RA R Y'I N: G W. S. Henderson WTISHES to nntifv the Public t.hat he has commenten.d a WEEKLY SERVICE frltn, MIELBOURNE so PA?NTON IILL via Di; tuoin Cree-k, e-ery Monday. Loads up to Two Tons-30:. per toni. Cotrespotdountce Protmptly Attrnded to. Picnic Parties. Tinins Met. ADDRESS :-" 'HE DELL" (next Goldman's), Pauton Hill. Northoote Furniture Coy. 54 HIGH STREET, NORTHOO TE C(OR1ER WESTGARTH sTI EE r. Couniry Clieu c cert off at \Vstg.,th Sration, (Three Minutes front Shlp),. a,,l. G ads- will be fotmwadi;d d i .ainy Addres?. . All Kinds of Furniture Bought Sand Sold. - ..W-' I.MORAN. S'. For Those who have to Rise in the Early Hours A WESTOLOX ALARM CLOCK is invaluable. It cuts out all elements of risk and am makes punctuality certain. A Westelox Cleck is guaranteed by its tlaker to keep accurate and reliable time Among the West clox Clocks we have in stock . now are Big Ben and his family, "leepmneter and America Alarm. Come and see them and prove how reasonably ...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Methodist Church Services Methodist Church Fervices will lie held as follows : SUNI'AY, MARCIH LS, 1923. Diamond Creek. 11 a ni., Mir Harvey: 7.15 p in.. M.1r Collonl. Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m .\lr Harvey Cottle's Bridge. 3 p.m . 'Mr McWi\giu lHursthridge, 7 15 p.ni.,-?lr F. lMcWiggin ']'anck's Corner, 3 p.m., M1r C.llown. Pinton Hill7.:-0 p m., r Harvey Wattle G!en, 7 15 p m.. Mr MteWigidei
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Churolh Services. (h urch of b:rihid Servie 'wiIl be h.ihid as followt : 'UNDAY. MARCH .18. Hurstbrilge, l :. ' n. Queenstown: 3.30 p;.i; Panton Hill,730 P.3) 1 (Harvest Thanks giving).) RIevE. Selwyn Chise. The Harvest Sale IN connection with the Thanksgiving Service will be held in the PUBLIC HALL, PANTON HILL, on WVEDNESDAY, 21st MARCH, at 8 p.m.