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Correspondence. PROHIBITION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Correspondence. PROHIBITION. TO THE EDITO'O ' THE ADVERTISER. Sir,-The following are some reasons why America. will continue prohibition :-Rail way development has gone forward, so that there are now 264,000 miles ,of lines; 2,000,000 persons are employed and -60,000 ,locomotives aire used. A few. $.years ago railroad wrecks: were often ascribed ,to drunken engineers. To-day, no railway company employs an engineer.~ lo uses in toxicants either on or off duty: In 1920, the first complete year:?nler nation wide. prohibition, fewer persons'- were' killed through railway operations than had, been the case for more than 30 years. ' There are. in use -10.000,000automobiles.in- the United States, and, 2,000;000 in all the rest of the world. To 'have the drinking saloon. is to .the',American simply unthinkable.-Yours, &c., ANTI-LIQUOR.
Railway Stations Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Railway- Stations Wanted, .On Monday Mr Shannon (Railway Commissioner), accompanied by "Ir W.-H. Everard, M L.A., visited the Eltham district and interviewed depu . tations at Ailidtmorency, GraceParr, and Glen Park re the establishment of railway stations at those places. Cr Andrew and \lir McCormack (building surveyor) attended on behalf of the shire council. At Montmorency 80 schoolchildren were assembled, as well as a large numler of adults:. Dr 1Nicholson,-ex-Cr. Price and J ir Honey man spoke and subimitted strong reasons why the station should be established. Mr Price spoke for satne time, and his arguments and promises plainly impressed the Commissioner. Mr Andrew and Mr McCormack were asked to make inquiries regarding a suitable roadway leading to the sta tion. The commissiofier viewed the project With favor, and said he would talk it over with the other commis sioners with a view of giving an answer. that something dcoicrete would eventuate. As . ointmorenc'isini the centr...
Cricket. Notes on the Panton Hill-Hurstbridge Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Cricket. Notes on the Panton Hill-Hurstkridge Cricket Match. (By " The Bloke on the Block"). The panoramic scenery exIensive ; also the dust. S"Two wickets to fall-Two bowls with the.ball," ?.. -' Hurstbiidge "'steaked" their chops hopes, I mean, on "Butch" ; but " Butch" butchered his chance. - Advice to "' Moisch" :--Be more Scotch ; keep better watch, or you'll make hotch potch. The old Rock proved• very sub .stantial; -could not be sub-dued till sub-mierged by a. ' breaker." Notice to intending investors, in Panton Hills ' " Cracky" is the-crack " field" of the hills. When Power puts more power in his strokes he will be a tower. of strength. The roof of the Hall is the " break-o'-day". " Cockie's". " well fielded I" was frequently the precursor of a miss in the field ; then ' Cockie" was the free-curser of the misser. " Victor" helped to " throw" victory away -Mick and Vick. Jim-" bow-hard" he throws! Khoon Khan ? Yes " Coon" can I "Joe" had " more" lives than a felo domesticat;...
Hurstbridge Sports. MEMORIAL PARK FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Huritbridge Sports.. IF MEMORIAL PARK FUNDS. i The second meeting in connection with the above took place on Saturday E last in the Memorial. park, which -is ti centrally located near the railway sta- a tion. The weather was all that could o0 be desired, and the attendance iticluded C people from every part of the district, (1 totalling about 600oo persons, amongst o: iwhom was the ubiquitous member for the 8 district (Mr W. H. Everard), who met " many of his old friends. From an athletic point of view the sports were n very successful, _the 75 yards sprint having 77 entries, and the Sheffield 0 Handicap 7o entries, the double being t won.by Condon. The entries for the P District Handicap were disappointing, as there were only five, and the prize a was worth '£5. The most interesting events-the .flag : and, bending-: races t and tilting the ring--did not 'bring P forth sufficient, entries for competition, t which was a: disappointment to many 8 people, who like the spectacular event...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
ELEPHANT BRAND Arsenate OF Lead rH?E quality of ELEPHANT BRAND . ARSENATE 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 others either locally manufactured or im ported .10d lb. in cwt. lots. DIAMOND VALLEY PACKING SHBD. DIAMOND CREEK COOL STORES. oa-R. WILKINSON, SH URSTBRIDGE. The Pioneer Coach & Motor Works (30 YEARs ESTABLISHED in the district): TY request of a large number of my. Friends and Customers I have re moved to HURSTBRIDGE In thanking theii for their ala~ays Liberal Support in the.past, I trust. to merit a cqn-. tinuance of same by using the best materialI; work and reasonable prices. Horseshoeing--Only Hand-forged SHOES (no machine shoes use.). ) Coachpaintng Under MR. R. P.: KELLY, one of the Old School. Only best English Lead Oil-colours and Varnish used. Prices Liberal and Nett. No Discount, &c. W. J. Everitt - J...
Hazel Glen. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Hazel: Glen. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) The Ven. Archdeacon Hindley re cently dedicated the church hall and named it St. John's. The building has-been thoroughly. renovated. The inside is lined with three-ply and plaster sheets with dark mouldings. A chancel screen worth £70 adds greatly to the appearance. The sanc tuary itself is yet, to be remodelled. The .expenditure was large, but ren dered possible by the generosity of well-wishers of the church. /Church furniture to the value of ~60 bring the church up-to-date with the excep tion of a baptismal font; which we hope to get soon. The communion linen, curtains, etc., reflect great credit upon the ladies responsible for the choice (and fine -needlework. For years - we have worshipped in a dilapi dated building, and much appreciate the change to a well-fitted church. - The general list for the Eltham di vision of Evelyn may be seen at the post offices, police and railway sta tions within the division.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
ia 0 T 0 R C A6 . 1 3 I V ZA Y T CA- I W, n. Henderson W ISHES n notifv the Putlic that he.hns commenced a WEEKLY SERVICE from MlELBOURNE on PANTON H fLL via Di-' oit.i Cre-el.!, ',cvry M onuday. LoA.s iUp to Two Ton.s-30-. per lon. Corresponrlde.c; Promptly Attended to. Picnic Pa ties. Tinins Met. ADDImuss:-" THE DELL" (next Goldman's), Pauton Hill. Northoote Furniture Coy. 54 HTGH STREET, NORTHOOTE. CORNER WESTGARTH STREET. Coutiry Clients ctn 'et off at Westiglth Station (Three Minutes from Shop), and G ods will be forwaided to any Address. All Kinds of Furniture Bought and Sold. W. T. MORAN.. For Those who S. have to Rise in .. ' the Early Hours SA WESTCLOX ALARM N,' ( :LOCK is invaluable. It cuts out all elements of .risk and 50-''L nimakes punctuality certain. A : - r i ^Ii2 - :Westelox Clcek isguarapteed by '.,' . its maker, to-.keep :arcurate and i 'reliable time Among the West Sclox Clocks we have in stock now are Big-Ben and his family, S? - Sleelemetcr and America Alarm. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Post Office Store. SHURSTBRIDGE. A. D. NICHOLSON WTTISHES to inform the Residnts o;f the District that :he V : has purchased the above Business fror Mr. O. W. Gol lard, and has Full Stocks of Grocery, Ironnongery, Crcckery, Drapery, Clothing, Etc. We specialise in Suits to Measure. Satis-, faction Guaranteed. Large Range of Simples 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 ie as near the City as possille. 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. Biown Bread and Sm-ill Goods a Specialty. - "Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HURSTBRIDGE. A. E.?AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORSET HOUSE, jURSTBRIDGE. i.„.i--- --- - Under New Managemen...
Whittlesea Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. [Continued from last issue.] [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
Whittlesea Shire Council. &nbsp; ----o---- [Continued from last issue.] &nbsp; Municipal Association of Victoria, -with reference to proceeding against r -owners of stray stock-The president said you can impound the stock and i then prosecute the owner Health Officer, forwarding report, t -which was received. - Master Tanners' Association, offer.--, ing to give information with reference to planting of wattles, which would i save importing from-South--Africa. Received. - " C. M. Russell, for warding, particu lars for proposed w'ater supply.-Re ceived. . Ed. W. Nicholls, value, asking for balieti':dte,' and::giving: particulars-of certain values of lands and offering to clear up matters -To be requested to completelhis work, on the motion of th'i President and Cr Thoinas.-Some of the pi'operties have not been-valued.: Phosphate Company, Melbourne, &nbsp; asking council's approval of steam waggons and trailers with rubber tyres from their timber mill to Whit- t...
ELTHAM. FOOTBALLERS' DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 March 1923
ELTHAM. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) &nbsp; FOOTBALLERS' DANCE. The advent of the re-formation of &nbsp; the football club for the current season &nbsp; was celebrated by a tie and apron Cc dance on Saturday evening. The ti' committee, anxious to ensure a social &nbsp; success, had decorated the hall with P' greenery, and the prizes purchased tC were more expensive than those usually W given for similar competitions. The &nbsp; attendance was in a measure disap- IT pointing but, taking into considera- &nbsp; tion the counter attractions in the city &nbsp; and other places, the function was well h patronized. Miss Goldman supplied &nbsp; the music and Mr A. Gollings officiated &nbsp; &nbsp; as M.C. Mr Gollings had arranged a &nbsp; generous programme, and the items &nbsp; were fully enjoyed by the dancers. A medal presented by Mr L. Fitz- &nbsp; simons to be awarded to the best all- &a...
Yarra Glen Show. FINE DAY'S OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
"Yarra Glen Show.. FINE DAY'S OUTING. On the banks of the slowly flowing c river at Yarra Glen is to be seen one t of the prettiest parks within 50 miles f of Melbourne, where there is ample shelter for people and stock, and an E ideal picuicing ground, which enables a visitors to gaze on the waters of the t Yarra while partaking of their lunch. This is the spot where the Yarra Glen s Agricultural and Horticultural Society t held its 23rd annual show on Wed- s nesday, March .21, and the slight f shower of rain the previous evening made the day more pleasant than was ( expected. The show was a decided e success, both from the point of view I of entries, the quality of exhibits, and attendance. LUNCHEOn SPEECHES. The President (Mr F. B. Lithgow) proposed the first.toast, that of " The King,"-which was duly honored. Mr Gordon Todd, -in proposing =' Parliament," said they had three re- I presentatives with them-Mr Robert Cook, -M.H.R. (member for Indi), f whom they all welcomed, and Mes...
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Hurstbridge v. Kangaroo Ground. Hurstbridge—Ist innings 233. Kangaroo Ground—1st innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Hurstbrid-e v. Kangaroo Ground. Hurstbridge-Ist innings 233. Kangaroo Ground--lst innings; Stevenson, b A. Verso ... 0 Cassell, c Shanhun, b Mills ... 2 Harris, b Mills ... ... S G. Johnston,c sub, b Gilding ... 43 Rodgers, b Mills .. . . ... 6 L. Johnston, b Mills . ... 6 Rigg, c Barber, b Milne ... ... 1 Lawrence, c A. Verso, b Milne ... 0 R. Norman, b Gilding .. ... 35 Butterworth, not out ... 2 W. Norman, absent ... 0 Sundries ... ... 5 103 Bowling.--Verso, I for 32 ; Mills, 4 for 41 ; F. Milne, 2 for 0; Gilding, 2 for 5. 2nd Innings. R. Norman, b Gilding ... . ... 33 Harris, c Moore, b Gilding ... 6 Cassell, run out ... ... 2 G.Johnston, b A. Verso ... 0 L. Johnston, run out ... ... -3 Stevenson, c Milne, b Verso ... 0 Butterworth, b Gilding ... 0 Rodgers, b Gilding .. ... 1 Lawrence, not out ... ... 0 Rigg, absent ... ... o W. Norman, absent ... ... 0 45 Bowling.-Gilding, 4 for 22 i A. Verso, 2 for 23. - Queenstown v. Christmas Hills. Queenst...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, MARCH 30, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
THE .'AND.. Published Every Psid9-y .Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE; MARCH 30, 10.23. Local and-General. ' A social will be held in the Hurst bridge hall on Monday eveniiig. 'The Boy Scouts of-Diamond Creek will hold their concert next Monday. The Yarra Glen sub-branch adver tise a sports meeting, including.pony and draught horse events. Recent fires in.:.Kangaroo Ground have destroyed over 2000.acres of grass and several outbuildings. Applications ar. invited by the Eltham shire council for the positions of overseer and raiger for the South riding. Mrs W. Saville, of Cottle's Bridge, passed away on Sunday last fr6oi heart failure, leaving a sorrowing husband, three daughters and a son to mourn their loss. Attention is drawn in our adver tising columns to- an important sale of orchard and dwelling at Panton Hill, under instructions from the Curator. of deceased persons in the estate of the late Robert T. McKay. Mr Albert A. Haynes will hold his Greensboroiigh fortnightly market on Tuesday ne...
Wonga Park. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
Wonga "Park. (rao oU" CORREBPONDBIT) The Croydon and district combined show took place on March 23 and 24, and was a huge success. over £50 being taken at the gates. The Wonga Park exhibitors won a good many prizes in. fruit., horses, flowers, fancy work and photography. The wood chop was won by J. Hartley, with S. Knee second: First prize was also won by Jean Turner for best writing by school children under io years. - The weather continues to. be very dry, and ploughing cannot be properly gone on with. Many dams are dry, and water for household. purposes is getting short, and the fruit is also fall ing for wanit of moisture. .Mr D. G. Graham,- Hurstbridge, advertises gigs, waggons,&c. C.:
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION The usual monthly meeting of the Eltham and Glen Park Progress Asso ciation was held on Tuesday evening. Mr Banks (president) was in the chair. A letter was read from the secretary of the Christmas Hills Railway League asking co-operation of the society re garding the proposed railway to King lake via Research, Kangaroo Ground and Christmas Hills. Mr Pascal moved that the bodies supporting the various routes be written to asking them to send repre sentatives to discuss this matter at- the next meeting, and in the interim members were asked to obtain further information regarding this matter. It was decided to write to the Shire President asking co-operation regard irg suitable ceremony to mark the .opening of the-electric railway. The proposals were: (r) Official opening by Mr Bruce, Prime. Minister; (2) Cutting of ribbon by the wife of the Shire President at a given point to al low the train to. arrive in the station ; (3) A school holiday. The committee select...
Hurstbridge School. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
-- Hurstbridge School. A meeting of parents was held in the school on Tuesday evening. Mr J. J. Mills (chairman of .the school committee) occupied the chair. Correspondence was read from the corres pondent (Mr F. Jennings) stating that he had forwarded his resignation to the depart. ment. Mr J. Cox took over the position temporarily. On the motion of the chairman and Mr Cox, it was decided to recommend that Mr W. G. Gray be appointed a member of the school committee. sHELTER SHED. The chaiaman said something should be done in reference to the erection of a shelter shed. They had the iron on hand, and another £6 would be due in June. He thought a local effort would be well re sponded to, and the Girls' Club had stated that they would" help in any function thought advisable to raise funds for the shed. The department would give £1"for £1 raised for this purpose. "Mr W. G. Gray said he thought they could raise £10 by subsoription, gnd this would bring the amount to £32. Mr Cox: It woul...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
M"ethodist Church "Services Methodist Church Services will be' held as follows :- SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 1923. Dianiond Creek, 11 a;m., Mr Thompson 7.15 p.m., Mr Collom. Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m., Mr Thompson. Cottle's Bridge, 3 p.m., Mr -,Campbell. Hurstbridge, 7.15 p.m., Mr ,,se Taiiuk'sCorner 3 p.m ? ?MrCollom.. Panton Hill, 7.30 p:m., .Mr S. Thompson. Wattle Glen, 7.15 ~'m., Mr F. Thompson.
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
Ohurch Services.? Clhurch of Liiglhud Services will be heldi as follows: GOOD FRIIDAY. Hurstbridlge, 11 a.m. - - Queenstown, 3.30 ). m. Panton Hill, 7.30 p.ni. Rev E. Selwyn Chase. EASTER DAY.. 'Hnrstbridge, 11 a'm. (Holy Communion). Queenstown, 3.30 p.m. (Holy Communion) PantonHBill, 7.30 p.m. (Holy Communion) Rev. .E. Selwyn Chase.
A FUNERAL AT SALONICA. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
A FUNERAL 'AT SALONICA. A. Salonica funeral is a wonderful affair. A priest of the Greek church, clad. in black, bearing- a lighted candle in one hand while his. other held a book from which he dohed 'prayyrs, led the procession. ,Behind him came a :iman, a- relativeof the=deaa;r hdild who ,was' .being buried, and arms was' the ' open "ffa -coataiang. the little body, dressed in its best clothes. After this biearer ciame the remainder of the mourners, old wo men in weird,.. coloured 'ostumes; ,men in black suits , and white pana-s ma hats, girls. in gaudy colours. Generally the rule is for women relatives or..friends to dre?s in White silk and carry flowers ;, the men most ly wear black clothes and white gloves.. The coffin is decorated with purple gauze, flowers, and. tinsel. At the. funeral of a young woman, when the mourners were all gathered in the :.church, the body was lifted and placed in a basket chair in front of the. altar while the'service went on, Then, at a signal from ...
TORPEDO SHOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 March 1923
TORPEDO SHOCK. BY. A- SHIP'S SURGEON. Five timies' ls ti'eriman seaasp stung me,-so I-'-may generalise on the psychologyof ,tie fatal ctash? upon soldiers and civ?ians;, as well as the ship's officers- and crew. - An. optical tube is suddenly spot ted three hundred yards off; with a thin wake 'of foam scurrying a'way from it. And theni the explosion! Terror seise hiumanity- the wild, un reasoning instiuct ` f self-preserva' Lion. By day or by night one sees things which should nol be' recorded. Poor human nature, face to face with. the Unknown, and leaping lifeward like cornered rats in a burning barn ! The psychoneurotic crisis offers the queerest pictures. I have seen strong men unable to walk ; I've seen frail little women, white as sheets, indeed, yet helpful and calm. Some people lose the power of speech. Once I saw an Army captain firing off his revol ver-I suppose to relieve his pent emotion. One shot will start many'; the epi demic of' suicide is. to be feared -in these disa...