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Diamond Creek Show. PRIZE LIST CLASS A.—FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Diamond Creek Show. PRIZE LIST CLAss A--FRUIT. Judges-J. Jordan. Hf. Coleman, C. Grant, J. R. Warren. A. F Thiele, E. Lawford. Champion prize (best nine varieties of apples andrl six varieties of-;pears)-First a prize trophy value £2 2s, soennd trophy value £1 5c, third .Ss-G. J. Middleton 1, R. H. Lawrey 2: three entries Four dishes export apples -Prize Govern ment certificate-G. J. "~iddleton Three varieties' dessert apples-R. H. Lawrev 1. G. J. Middleton; six entries Three varieties culinary apples-G. T. Herbert I and 2; seven entries Twelve culinary apples any variety-G. T Herbert 1. W. .T. Cook 2: II entries Twelve .Tonatlans. three inches in di anmeter--3. J. M.lidleton 1, A. and. S. Hays 2: five entries Twelve .Tonathans. 27 inch in diameter P. May.l. H. Coventry 2: nine entries Twelve .Tnathans. 2x inch in diameter G. J. Middleton i. R. H. Lawrey 2; 12 entries Dish Jona;than--R. A. Wa;le`son ; W. G. Whicker 2:12 entries Dish King David-A. WV. Biggs 1, R. H. Lawrey 2: 10 entr...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, MARCH 16, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
.THE.. 4 Di r n o u d ! r e e l i l e j 'du a o at e Published Evcery PFriday .Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, MARCH 16, 1923. Local and. General. Notes on the Panton Hill-Hurstbridge cricket match by "The Bloke on the Block," Whittleses council report, and other items are held over until nextissue. The Eltham' football club will hold a dance to-morrow night. Mr Albert A. Haynies will hold his fort nightly Greensborough. market on Mon day next. Mr W.T. Moran, of the Northcote Fur niture Co. (close to the -Westgarth sta tion) advertises furniture for sale. Mr Clapp .*ill visit .l.onthnorency, Glen Park and'Gra~"a:Park on Monday with reference to station sites. The harvest sale in connection with the Panton Hill Church of England will be held on Wednesday evening next. The Hurstbridge Progress and Fruit growers' Association meeting will be held on Thursday evening next. An American tea and social evening (in aid of the piano fund) will be held in the Wattle Glen school on Saturday, 31st. The e...
Advance Hurstbridge. ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Advance Hurstbridge. T ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESS. oI "Now is the psychologi?dl moment gt if you are going to do anything for the th place.' said Cr. iH Hewitt on Friday, ac evening last at the Hurstbridge hall, ar when 22 persons attended for the pur- w pose of forming a progress association. p Cr Hewitt said he had convened the di meeting as secretary of the delegates' H league of progress associations and at also at the request ,f a number of m residents of Hurstbridge. He ex- 3c plained that the place was no longer ttl a backblock centre, but an outer sub- m urban place. Water, drainage, light- t1 ing, footpaths, &c., are necessary if people are expected to come here As re regards the electrification of the rail way to Hurstbridge, something must ta be done within the next six months tl to get it, or the opportunity may be t lost for six years. A new shire is w also wanted along the Diamond Valley. ti If the people have an'association they can join in officially and speak ...
Eltham Shire Council. [Continued from last issue.] CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Eltham Shire Council. [Continued from last issue.] CORRESPONDENCE. From Country Roads 1Board, asking that proceeds of sale of IU cases of' gelignite and } case of kerosene be forwarded to the board.-Referred .to the engineer. Same, asking that completed plans of the YVrira' Glen-KinglakI e East road be furnished. Same, stating that in the absence of full particulars as to, the nature and objects of the works proposed. to be carried out under the Federal State grant, the board is unable to deal with the proposals submitted by the council.-Engineer said data had been supplied. Treasury, forwarding claim to be completed for, £114 due to the shire from the licensing fund. Secretary for Lands, asking that a delegate be appointed to attend a con ference under the Vermin. Destruction and Noxious Weeds Act, which is to be held on the 27th inst.-The piesi dent was appointed delegate.-Cr White suggested that Scotch thistles be omitted from the list.-The Presi dent asked for a list from all th...
Mernda. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Mernda. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) On Tuesday, the 6th inst., the nonual meeting of the Alernda Mechanics' Institute was held, there being present:-The presi dent (Cr R. Mlorgan, .1 P.) and a number of subscribers. The secretary (Cr Thomas) read the balance-sheet and the auditor'.4 re port certifying to the correctncsi thereof and toe good order in which the books were kept. The report antd balance-sheet were unanimouslv received and adopted, and Messrs Garside, Poppie. Jeffrey., ohnson and 'ower were duly elected to fill the vacancies on the ctommtittec, and Messrs R. W. Kiertntu and t:. G..lohnisoa were re elected as auditors. The meeting then closed, after which a committee meetteeg was held, Cr Morgan being re-elected presi dent and .lr Uarside au vice-president O)n the 6th inst a large meeting was pre sided over to consider tile best Itmeans of getting the Whitt.lesea railway extentlel to Yea. I'he president of the shire (Cr B. McCormack. J.P.) preiidel. alnd in a few words expl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
ELEPHANT BRAND Arsenate OF Lead T?HE quality of ELEPHANT BRAND ARENATE still stands well above all others as demonstrated by the 1921 tests of the Department of Agriculture, S.A. The fineness or suspension quality of Elephant Brand being far ahead of all ptliers either locally manufactured or im ported 10d lb. in cwt. lots. DIAM1(ND VALLEY PACKING SHED. DIAMOND CREEK COOL STORES oR R. WILKIN5ON, H i?STBRIDGE. J. Gillett Builder & Contractor, ELTHAMV PLANS & SPECIFICATIONs SUPPLIED. Pianos PIANOS AND ORGANS Tuned and Ilepaired in any part of this district. DROP ME A LINE. LOCAL ADDRESS 'i F. . O'NEILL, Upper Diamond Creek p.o The Pioneer Coach & Motor Works (30 YEARS ESTABLISHED in the district). BY request of a large number of my Friends and Customers I have re moved to HURSTBRIDGE In thanking then for their always Liberal Support in the past, I trust to merit a con tinuance of same by using the best material, work and reasonable prices. Horseshoeing-Only Han...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 March 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRIDGE. A. D. NICHOLSON IATISHES to inform" the 'Residents :af th. District that .he has purchased the above Business from Mr. C. W. C1; lard, and has Full Stocks of Grocery, Ironmonzery, Orcckery, Drapery. Clothing, Etc. We specialise in Suits to Measure. Satis faction Guaranteed. Large Range of Satmples 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 possible. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND WTISHES to notify the Public of Hursthridle and Surrounding District that he has purchased Mr Bode-y's Business, and having a First-class Baker is in a posiion to supply a Good Loaf of Bread. Blown Bread and Sm ll Goods a Specialty. "Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HU RSTBRI DG E. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORSET HOUSE, HURSTBRIDGE. Under New Management, WI PROPRIETRESS, ...
FROM ELTHAM VIA CHRISTMAS HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
FROM EL?H1AM VIA CHRIST- ] MAS HILLS. On Friday morning, 16th inst., evi dence was given before the Railways Standing Committee, at State Parlia ment House, by residents of Clristmas Hills and Kangaroo Ground in support. of a route .from Eltham to Kinglake via Kangaroo Ground and Christmas Hills. Owing to Mr Everard's absence at the Ringwood show, the witnesses were introduced by Mr Walter Saville. the F hon. secretary of the Christmas Hills Railway League. Mr Saville having been sworn, criti t cised and commented upon the vari ous routes suggested to serve Kinglake. He cut out the route via Strathewen and that from Yarra Glen on the grounds () -of excessive cost owing to natural difficulties; (2) that neither really reached Kinglake; (3) that each served limited interests. He con sidered that the routes via Queens town and Christmas Hills were worthy t of close consideration, because they were central. He then proceeded to show that the Queenstown route would not pay. Motor service...
Cricket. ELTHAM DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. Diamond Creek v. Eltham. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Cricket. ELTHAM DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. Diamond. Creek v. Eltbain. The final match of thi, ,:association was concluded on Saturday, -"Diamond *Creek winning by a comfortable margin. Jarrold was absent from the JEltham team, his uncle's death preventing him from playing. Scores : Diamond Creek-lst innings 150. Eltham-lst'Innings 41. 2nd Innines. E. M'Coll, b Gosstray ... ... 1 C. Nicholls, I b w, b Christian ... 5 V. McColl,rlun out ... ... 10 J. O'Connor, b Christian .. . 1 L. Fitzsimons. not out .. ... 20 L. Jarrold, absent ... ... 7 J. Watson, b Gosstray ... ... 5 M. Gillett, c Reeves, b Gosstray 0 F. Butterworth, b Gosstray ... 5 G. Birchall, b Christian. ... 10 R. Morris, b Gosstray ... ... 1 Sundries ... -;.. 10 75 Bowling.-A. Gosstray, 5 for '25; C Christian, 3 for 40. Mr C. W. Collard inserts a notice with reference to accounts. At Steel's Creek, on Tuesday night and °early on Wednesday morning, there was a rainfall of 40 points.
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, MARCH 23, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
THE, Sl"lini 'and ltt flt.leow ltives AND ianxtatt (eek 'alleS `dver ate Published Every Friday . 'ftertzon HURSTBRIDGE, 3MARCH.23, 1923. Local and General. "The Advertiser" will be publish ed on Thursday next instead of Fri day, March 23 (Good Friday). Whittlesea council report, cricket and Lilydale notes appear on page 4. Correspondence and Thoughts (by Mernda) are held over till next issue. Mr H. H. Clark will hold his El thin. fooirtdghtly 'market on Wed nesday next. The Hurstbridge school committee will meet on Tuesday evening, and parents may attend if they wish. Tenders, returnable on April 9, are called by the Eltham shire council for the extension of apipe trench, and .work on the Yarra Glen-Kinglake East road, at Steel's Creek. Attention is drawn in our adver tising columns" to an important sale of orchard and dwelling at Panton Hill, under instructions frbm" the Curator of deceased persons in the estate of the late Robert T. McKay. The present season in the Hurst bridge d...
Whittlesea. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Whittlesea. -(F-ROM OUR CORRESPONDENT')~ The annual meeting of Christ Church was held on 12th Maich. The Rev L. R. H. Croker presided and presented th' report for the year. The expenditure was the largest on record. Renovation of the vicarage cost £202, and other repairs to church property and fabric took about £50. The home mission fund quota of £20 was exceeded this year by £7. The church finished the year with a credit balance of £120. The parish hall is almost completed and will be opened on Easter Sunday at 3 p.m. with a special, service, and on Easter Monday evening there will be a social evening. Together with the land the cost will be approximately £1300. It is a fine building erected in the. centre of the town, and is a distinctive mark of our recent progress. The following were elected to the vestry :-Messrs P. J. Clark, \V, Macdonald, J. Coult hard senr,- H Coulthard, V. Duffy, Crawford and Mr N. Gillespie as re presentative of Christ Church Young I Men's Club. Messrs W. ...
Janefield. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Janefield. (rROM A COSRISPONDENT). On March 4, the Rev Raff, of Whittlesea, conlducted a very much appreciated and beautiful harvest thanksgiving service in Janefield Presbyterian Church.- There was a large congregation.. The following even ing a concert and sale of gifts for the church building fund was held. The church had been tastefully decorated by Mr and Mrs W. Brock, assisted by Mr Appleby :and the Misses Appleby, McLean and Clements. and presented a very pretty spectacle with its pulpit a mass of foliage, and staged in front was a huge display of gifts; such as jamsj jellies, ames,, cakes, bliscuitv, vegetables, Ah: outstanding 'feature of the gifts was some stalks, of maize grown bj'h? r Brock. These were 5 feet in height. Some very beautiful gladioli, sinnias. and asters were sold during the sale.. These were also grown by Mr Brock. The concert programme, which began at about 8 ~0, was a very enjoyable one Rev. Raff occupied the chair and gave an addressa at the beginning ...
Lilydale. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Lilydale.. (FROM &lt; OUR CORRESPONDENT). There was a very large gathering of . local and visiting Mark M'a'ster Masons on the 14th inst. at the Athenaeum. c Hall, the occasion being the consecra tion of the newly-formed Lilydalel Mark Lodge No. 65. The ceremony commenced at' 2:i5 p.m. and cin.'t cluded:at:5.x5 p.m. after which a roist - enjoyable banquet was held in the main hall. --There-was a full gathering of Grand Lodge, officers, including )G'abd: W.M. ': Bio -Coulston -'aid Depufy Grand 'Rev: Bro. A. T. Hol den, and also a full gathering of Box :Hill Lodge, who acted as sponsors-to the newly created lodge. The follow ing officers were duly installed for this new:Iodge :-=Wor. Bro. W'J. Sebire, E. L. Wellinan, J.W.; Bro. G. Smith, M O.; Bro. R. H. Bedford, S.O.; Bio. W. `. J.Haig, J.O.; "Bro. H.' Fitton, chaplain; Bro, E. J. Williamson, trea surer; -Bro. "A. W. Gener, secretary; Bro. F. C Ducat, ,registrar: of. marks; Bro.: E. G. Denton, conductor; B'ro. E. J. Fall, S....
QUITE HARMLESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
QUIT" HARMLESS. Some commotion was caused here on. Monday afternoon- among the women folk. re a supposed lunatic, owing to the local constable having a policeman's holiday. His return was anxiously awaited, and after. inquiries were male it was found that the supposed lunatic was a naturalist after butterflies,and quite harmless. On Tuesday` he was. near Eltbam- and was seen by the railway gang, and they, too, were disturbed, and, after watching him for some time, de cided to obtain-the assistance of the Eltham constable but ioun of the men, knowing that he had very little spare time, took it on'a hii-iself to go and investigate, and cautiously. approached the ian just as he wa# going to. capture a splendid butterfly. What the" ganger said was to himself only; he returned to his mates and continued- his work greatly relieved.
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Methodist Church Services ,Yethodist Church Services will be held as follows : SUNDAY, .1MARCH 25, 1923 Diamond Creek; 11 -a im., Mr Rose; 7.15 p m.. Mr Collom. Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m, Mrs V. Collom Cottle's Bridge,:3 p.m.,- Mr Collotn CHurstbridge, 7 15 p.m., Mr McWiggin Research, 3.30 p.n!., Mr .Campbell Panton Hill, 7.30 p.m., Mr McWiggin Wattle Glen, 7 15 p im., Mrs V. Collom. -- I -- .- -? .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
W ANTED to buy or hire TIP DRAY in good working order. Apply- -t HonsoN, Wattle Glen. F OR SALE-Mallee Jinker, steel tyres, movable seat, new sarven wheels and L.d. axle. Apply-Honsor, Wattle Glen. -DONY for sale. Apply-Miss A. GOOD PI wuI, Panton Hill. TIORSE, for quick sale, £3 10s ; harness _ £4 10 -D. G. GRAHAM, Hurstbridge. The Victory . Picturies. will be shown as follows : GREENSBOROUGH, .ATURDAY, MARCH 24 -" Tol'able David." HURSTBRIDGE, MONDAY; MARCH 26 - "Tol'able' David." DIAMOND CREEK,. TUESDAY, MAXCH '27 -" Tol'able David." ELTHAM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH '28 - "Tol'able David." STEADY LIGHT.' Goon Ptcruszs. Admission: Adults, Is 7i ; Children 9d. Notice. A LL ACCOUNTS due to me have been handed to my Solicitors, Messrs Pearson and Eggington, National' Trustees Buildings, Queen Street, Mel bourne, for collection. C. W. COLLARD. Shire of Eltham. Montmorency Water Scheme. TENDERS, addressed to the President, are invited, and will he received up to 11 a.m. Monday, 9th April, 1923...
Proposed Line to Kinglake. INTERESTING EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Proposed Line to Kinglake. INTERESTING EVIDENCE. The Railway Standing Committee, accompanied by Mr W. H. Everard, M.L.A., and Mr-E. Mackrell, M.L.A., left Hurstbridge on Wednesday morning, March 7th, and journeying through Panton Hill, thence to Kan garoo Ground, were mnt by the local residents of the-latter place at Garden Hill, where the panoramic view was greatly admired. Christmas Hills was visited, and the scholars of the local school and residents gave the visitors a hearty welcome, arrange ments being made by the council for receivmg evidence at State Parlia ment House at 11 a.m. on 16th inst. Evidence was taken at Yarra Glen t in favour of the continuation of- the t Yarra Glen line to Castello. Cr 1 Smedley, Cr Bath, Cr Gillan and Mr Palfreman (jam manufacturer) were the principal witnesses. The latter deplored the limited acreage under raspberries, red and black currants, and other berry fruits, the quantity raised in Victoria only being sufficient to keep one factory going...
Heidelberg Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Heidelberg Shire Council. The monthly meeting was held at Heidelberg on Tuesday evening. CORRESPONDENCE. The residents of Lower Plenty wrote asking for an extension of water service.-Referred to the council's re presentatives on the Board of Works. W. H. Poulter and others wrote, asking for water service to River Garden at Greensborough.-Agreed to, provided necessary guarantee is given. Public Health Department re Ryan's slaughter yard, Diamond Creek.--Everything is now in order. J. G. Scott, asking for reduction in water rate.-No action. Greensborough Progress Associa tion, urging that at least two men be permanently employed for Greens- 1 borough district, also asking for suit able site for rubbish tip.--Left in the hands of riding members. A. Watson, applying for permission to remove trees in front of his or chard.-Small trees overhanging the orchard may be removed W. H. Smith, asking for some as sistance towards making road passable in Miss Phipp's property, Diamond Creek.-Day m...
Diamond Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Diamond Creek. (rOMat OUR CORRESPONDENT) The annual ,meeting .of the Diamond Valley Football Association was held in the Diamond Creek hall on March 5. Delegates were present from the following clubs : Diamond Creek, Greensborough, Eltham, Kangaroo Groo roil, Templestowe and. Heidel berg. The following were elected office bearers :--President, Gr. WV. A. Santon vice-presidents, -Messrs "W. J .Cook," M.S Monaghan; secretary and treasurer. Mr S. Laurie; auditnr , Cr W. A. Santon and Mr Monaghan. It was resolved to liold anothei meeting on the 27th inst. to fix conditions, rules, etc. It was also resolved to open the football meeting with a tug-'o-war on Easter Satr - day at the carnival. The committee of the Institute are lounating £5 for the winners. Hurstbridge club is expected, to throw in. their lot with the Valley association, which will make tl;e season interesting.