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REMINDERS FOR FEBRUARY. LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
REMINDERS FOR FEBRUARY. (From "Journal of Agriculture," Victoria, January 10th, 1918.) LIVE STOCK. Horses: At grass. - Supplement dry grass, if possible, with some greenatuff. Provide plenty of pure water and shade shelter. In stable -Supplement hard feed with some greenstuff, carrots, or the like, andt give a bran mash once a week at least Avoid over-stimulatin, loods, such mn maize and bnri?y. Give hard foreed in quantities only consistent with work to be performed. Stable should b; well ventilated, and kept clean. When at work, give water at short intervals Always water before feeding. Great benefit will result in supplying horses --more especially young ones run sing at grass-with a lick. The ful lowing one is recommended : Salt ... ... 20 parts Lime ... ... 20 parts Superphosphate... 10 parts Sulphate of iron 5 parts By having trouglts constructed that will protect the lick f om rain a con siderab!esaving will be made. Horses at grass require-their feet attended to- r~ a frrqTe...
SELFISH BRUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
SELFISH BRUTEI. "On, Henry dear,"- said the wife,. "on your way to town- will you stops at the grocer's and order two pounds : of butter and half-pound of tea and some sugar, if they'll let us have, any ?" "Yes;.my dear I" "And would you mind leaving my- skirt at the tailor's as you go by." " "Yes, my dear I" "And then go to the milkman's and t11l' him to leave an extra pint of' cream to-morrow ?" "Yea, my dear I" "And when you get to your officet will. you call up.my Mester,, and tell. her I'll be over on Tuesday ? They: don't charge you for calls there." "Yes, my dear." "And you might order some coals at the coal offllce, while you're about it. And ask the butchersa for their,' bill." "Yes, my dear I And, say, wifle, would you mind sewing up this littleo rip in my coat before I start 7" "My goodness, aren't you- men ter rible ? You're always wanting some- thing done "'
HOW TO TELL A STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
IHOW TO TELL A' STORr." Having assembled your company you impressively relate how a man fell into the hands of pirates or bri gands, who, after tying his hands,. behind bhis back, chopped off his hnsad Forthwitu, with admirable presence of mind, the victim picked up his still warm head and stuck it on his shoul ders again, whereupon his would hab murderers. fled with terror. At this stage one of your hearers isf sure to. remark~ "Ob. but you said the man's hands were tied behind him back, so he could not have. picked up: his head," to which. you reply, "'N picked it up with his teeth ''"
A MENTAL DELUSION. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
A MENTAL DELUSION. During a recent air raid an elderly man, awakened from his sleep by the sound of the bursting bombs, hastily donned his trousers and ran into the nearest field. On arriving there he suddenly founts out that he was without his false teeth, and so concluded he must have swallowed them in the excitement. A the minutes sped on he complained oe a pain in his stomach, and gradually got worse and worse. When the raid was over he was tak en back home and put to bed, where, on lifting Lp the pillow, he found his "lost" teeth, whereupon the pain dis appeared.
WHERE PILGRIMS TROD. ONE LONG LINE OF Y.M.C.A. HUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
WHERE PILGIIIMS TROD. ONE LONG LINE OF Y.M.C.A. IIUTS. A Btiaring nccount of the woik of tlh Red Trinngle in Egypi and Paleatine is given by William Jresnp, .G ernal Secrtlary of thl, Y..M.O.A. in E.1ypi, in a cnommn ic.. tion wlhich has rencihed th Nniionial Omniimittee of the Y.M.O.A., in Aus :tralia. " Dring this niphaveol," he wiilrs, "E.ypt lhas ver been suhject to lighltuningilike olhanges, Mlilitlry camps spr-ing up like miuslhrnons overnight, as it were, and as suddenly dis ipe'ar'ld, andl in that place nor work censd. To such an extrni t hs this been true that of the fifry-inie Y..1.C0 A. centres openrd Inst year only lificit rpmo:in to-duy, tut since Septnihir the Red Triangil las been r.iised in thirty.seven new plnaes. In all, during abe three years 120 centres hli.e been :nppned. At prrsent we have fifty-six secretnries five Aimericans, ninlCeen Auslra'ia,li, two New Zeal-ildei, twenly-Peven English and three oth ira. The brave tronlops-Brilis, Australian and N:tw Zeali...
[?]TTERS FROM A TROOPER [?]F THE 2ND LIGHT HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
TERS FROM A TROOPER F TIlE 2so LIGHT HORSE. cannot any much in this letter ,ffairs it the faront, which I had reached in lily luast. frll out in fiur days owing to nrsscoausd ly the water. Although daily nllownlce was only one qua t y for all put poses, ii was too much lm. TIR plnce we were in is Ihd and good,"and it is oneoof lthe historical piats of Palestino, where ~ch fighting took plnce in Biblical a. One night Imnreoauvre, in which ok part, a?d it, right iup uinder the y lines at midnight; but it was an attacking expodition w' wVere I was senht from hospital to lios I till I reached Cairo. This is oan enseAustralilan hlopital will screo Aoustralial sisters, and soldiers get ,reatest attenlion. The Red Cross ni ar0 sp!endidly lithed And sincs re been in hospital I hlave had p of comforts from thu lied Cross inislration. .as under the impression that n Was in lthe midst of n desert. It e ne a surprise. Never since I the Argentina have I seen such ily I not in one spot either, bu...
CLERGYMAN'S SORE THROAT. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
CLERGYMAN'S SORE THROAT. Professor Keith held that the hu man voice would never have become developed had we not first attained the upright posture. Apropos of this Dr. Geo. Steele-Perkins has found that .a cure for clergyman's sore .throat is to speak up instead of down as in the pulpit. Some years ago he was puzzled to know why chronic pharyngitis and laryngitis produced by over-speaking, are termed "clergy men's sore throat" and not barristers sore throat. Why is this condition so rarely seen in barristers who use their voices more than clergymen, and in stuffier atmospheres ? On thinking over the matter the only difference our authority could perceive between a clergymen's and a barrister's speaking was that a clergyman spoke down to his congregation, and a barrister spoke up to the judge, the former thus pressing on his larynx and throat in a normal position, or rather in a hypernormal position. From that time he has always advis ed such cases to speak looking up to their audie...
FATHER CHRISTMAS AT QUEENSTOWN SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
FATHER CHRIST'PMAS AT QUEENS. TOWN SCHOOL. The Queenstown Progress Associa. tion, at its meeting on December 15th, decided to give the local school children a Christmas troor, Father Christmas was comomunicatedl with and requested to bring every soholar a gift on break-up day, and the parents would provide afternoon tea. At the appointed time Fat?her Christ mai arrived at the school in fur cap. flowing beard, and long red robe, end with a large sack filled with all kinds of toys. Every child received his or her present, and the excitement was great as the children opened theiir parcels and found gunsl, lrtumputs. bate, balls, Australian Molanlted Rifles celt inIlead (on Australian production) and other arliclee too numerou s to mention. Then tea, sandiihes and cokes were portaken of in the School ground, and the children dispersed to their homes to show their wooders to their parents.
THE NORTH QUEENSTOWN SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
TIlE NUiRTH QUKENSTOWN SCHOOL CONCERT. The secholarea .of thue North Queens. town School gavo a grand patrioi *concert in the Public Hall, Queens. town, on thile evening of )eceltther 14,1t, the high standard to which Misa Evans, the North Qleenntotnt teacher, got the childson was a malter of wonader and delight to everyone present. The girls in their white and pink, and the buys in their white and blue, were a sight that made the parents' cheeks elow witl pride and pleasure, and it is doubtful if any town school could put up as good a programmne and carry it out as cred?itably. The State School Put riotic Fund benefitted considerably Iby the concert, and it is to be hoped that thle concert will he repeated.
CRICKET. ELTHAM V. HURSTBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
-0--- Olt i O K E1', ELTIIAbt V. IIUIRSTIluII)Gnl, 'Thli match was pllayed at Ilurnthrdlge lasIt Saturday, and reulted In a declairle win fort thU home Itlain. Sco'tr : E Il'T1 .Ti'.1. If. Brown, h Glennrn .., 4 It. Norman, a Shatrhull, b Doutlet to C. Gol.rda, b I)on+ott ... O II, blMoris, I, lnno?nll ... 16 \W. I'asc'e, I b w ... ... .. It. Bolnd, ruln out 4 II. librrlion, a Rosa, b Glenunon .., O - tl'Donllell, a Spry, b Gl10no0n11 15 larrion, sell., at, b Olennol ... 2 1). M*(t'n1, ft, ! (lllnon ... I0 1.. llown, not put .,, ... 3 yea .. ... 610 llowllng.-A. ummnno, 7 wicketns for 22 ruesl I It. D)ouset, 2 for 1I 1 M'Mahon, 0 for 11 ttt?ll!I ) .13 Il tltRSTISHIIDGE. 1y, Shuthatln, rln out ,.. 0 (1, Spry, run out .,. 7 A. slenn l, re?lirdI ... .., 37 a1'bahlan, not not ... 10 J, Moorol, e, b Ilalrisol ... l0 I|?o niot outl ... 7 llye ... ., 14 Lug hyes ... . Ed
THE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION'S DELEGATES' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
TUB PROGRESS ASSOCIATION'S DELEGATRS' MEETING. The Progress Associations of the North Riding of the Shire of Elihaum held their quarterly meeting at Strathowen on December 22nd Quteenatown, Cottle's Bridge and Strathewen were repreenteed, Mr G. Brain, jun being in the chair. An addlition to the rtntle was made in lthat the Presidents of the various Asscintions become delegates "ex oitcio," and a Secretary was appointed whose dulty It will ibe to call the ,eotlngis, prepare the agenda paper, keep the minltes, conduct the corre. pondence, and sen that the resolutions passed arecarried out. Mlr II. Ilowitt waes ppointed Secretary '[he next meeting will be hehl at Queeonstown iu March.
MERNDA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
MER?4DA, (rnOM OUR COlrSPONODoNT.) During theu year 1'917, Sar Walter T'homno., in his positio of Justice of Ihp Plleac, has trended tl A the City and D;striot Counlr, Muelbouret, 4 tlie.e, received tui4 declnrtionr, sigtnd 90 ourtlmlnnses anld 40 Ilwker' liuenaes, as wiI as a?ttending tI? local Courls. At thIet final Court, I.hrftr Chri tmns, comtplinmnt try referr'ce wall nandol I.y the Chalir.man of te )llt trict C(ourt, l r J. J Ilto rer, ti Mir Th[ nn' it ,tlton rti hi+ duties nil hie ohility in their ptrfortntce. 'hte Coirk of Cotiils i d tIhe er''?l?nt ttdtorned aMr Rto,.r's retark,. Nir lthomto?, in hi reply, thanked i ho n 1. for theit kindlett it him itt taid Ih.t h te Ifou, d if hli w .atI to Ite lthtrnnhlly sat.d of his work as a Jlutirc, Ihat hIr cnu I no do better tin attetttl the Court odar thich his nold f itml, Mr hooru, so .hi! Ipreihtld. "rom All O. slIh'hll a i. at th luny (ourt, ho lin had lea rnt m'nch, hut* h, weuld mutit tIhe kind, h'tlte tmaliy 11 r (oldnmli...
NOTES BY MERNDA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
.NOTES BY MIERNDA. '-4--- Once again another shuffle of the Whittlesea. train service, and one that to us laymen seeaoe useless and absurd, I lhave a lively recollection of' the last time tile goods train was knocked offr What was the sequenace ?. Why, seversl, days a owek special trains were sent up, Tihe 10.22 train down each morning. ,has been tihe goods train of the district allmost ever sine we hod a train, and i ti n wise-aores that control our rail ways expect to make them pay by sseb tactics-well, all ? can aay is, Gad h.lp. them do have a better. grasp of afllir.. It annoys m0e day in and day out to. ,ea scores of tons of produce driaeon past myldoor that with proper and' reasonable management should go by rail. Thile vagaies in connectionl wilk, tile control aof the goods tratric are so many and' vexatious thals o.e instance' will show. If E send an. egg carrier' fromt Mrnda ind pr.-pay it when full' of eggs it is 9tl. If r allow my grocer to pay the freight at Nhrth Ficzr...
QUEENSTOWN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
QUEENSTOWN -NEWS. (FRoM A CORRESPONDENT.) The last month hoa bPen a Iusy one for Qu.e?,sa own. On Sunday, De Sceamber 9 h, the Rev. E. S. Chse held a memorial service to the late Corporal R. Laity, D.C.M , at St. Andrew's Ohurah of England. As a mark of respect to the parents, Mr and Mrs Williams Laily, the church was crowded and many Ilad to remain outsidle. Mr Chaer wa, at hlia best when he cool pared the sacrifice of the late Corporal Rupert Ltity, who often traversed the local Flat Rock PR md,with the sacritice of Ciuist, who traversed the Flat Rook Road at Jerusalem " Qui procul hine," the legend's writ, T'loe frontier-grave is far away Qli ante diem periot r em mileo, aed ipro patria.
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
?ltham Shire. CouNTr-E- vlyn. PAenllls n-llnuruyoo.. utton. Tarrawsrr part Greenlborough, Kinglake. ilnad Niliuctilk, Qaueenstown, 'arro d North. l r rant Created a )istrict, 2611th Sept., 185, ro claimed a Shire, 6th April, 1871 nn. daries adjusted, 31st hlay, 1912. LotAs--£5000 ; Sinking Fuudf.g3497 President--Iobert C. White Councillors. SOurTl IDItino. Name Address Retire, William Morris* . Eham ug James Murray Elthnam 1919 Robert David 'aylor* Elthenm 1921 NoneIIntRN RIDING. WVm. George Gray, J.P.+ Allwono 1291 John Matin Strathewen 1919 Robert C. White Kanlgaroo Ground 192u EASTeRn IIDINO. Joseoph Smedlle) * Yarra Glen 1918 William llubbard Steel's Creek 1919 Chas. hicks Bath, J.P.+ Yarra Glen 1922 Sllan been President. Council meets at Shire Omce, Kanglar Ground, First Monlldy in nmolth aIt I p, Secretary attends omlico from 10 to 4. OF; Icctis. Acting Secretary, Valuer and Collcetor.. P. .1. M'.Mahon. lnrcineer-CharlesJlohn aM'Cormtac k.c, 430 Little Collins street, Melbourn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
CLOSE SEASONS, &c., FOR GAME AND FISII, & MINIIUMi LEGAL Lk'NG'IIS OF FISil. The subj,ined tables, having reference to tile Close noasons for Game and Fish, and Minimum Lengths of Fish, are published for general infurmaetion. F. LEWIS, Acting Chief Inspector of Fisheries and Game, Ist Floor, Titles Buildings, Queen-street, Melbourne, List of Gaume and Native Game protected Im Vierlata under the Second and Third "chedulea to the Game Act 1915 T THIE WHOLE YEAR. All Australian Fauna (with the excep lion of snakes) in the National Parks and Publio Gardens Aeanthinze or Tits Anteaters, Porcupine or Echidnuaas Babblers Bears (see Native Bears) Bee-. eaters Bitterns Black Cockatoos Black Swans Black-tailed or Rock-Pebbler Parrots Bower-birds, Satin Bronoe wilned and other Wild Pigeons Bustard or Wild Turkey Californlan Quail Caterpillar.catchers Chats (see tphthitnuras) Cockatoos, Black . Cranes-all birds known as CraneS, such as Herons; Egrets, &c. (except the Nat...
PROFESSIONAL HONOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
PROFrSSIONAL HONOUR. "Well, sir," said the themist, "your troubl, is very simple. Just an or linary cold. I think this little pro paration will put you right.. Just. one dose every night before retiring., Thank you,. sir . Three-and-six pence I" "What I" cried the customer. look uLg at the tiny bottle. "Three-and slpence for this 7" "Yua, sir I Tha chief. drug used im that prepaTration is very scarce just now, and consequently the price has risen." "Don't talk rot," said the custom er. "Why, I've been a cheminst my self for years, and I know exactly--' "Oh, well, why didn't you tell mei no at first ? In that cane, fourpence halfpenny, please I" Winkle : "My wife would mnake a good member of 1arlfmnnmit." Illnkl : "Why ? " Winkle : "he's always lntroducinq bills into the house." . o
HIS REWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 25 January 1918
HIS: HEW HII. M.r. Brown's bnsihesa..ke4nt hi?ir s occupied during. tha: dhytlme that,. hia had little' opportunity to- enjyr thew society of his ownw children.. One day;, however. Mr.. Brown;. reproached' by the wistful eyes of his seven-year-oldl daughter,.invited the little girl.to gao with him for a long walk. She was a shy, silent; smaell per- son, and during the two hours"sttorlt, not a single word could Mr: Browns induce the little maid to-speak, but: her shining eyes attested that she ap- preciated his efforts to amuse her- indeed, she fairly glowed with sep- pressed happiness;. Just before they, reached home,. however, the child. managed-but only alfter a tremendous struggle with her inherent timidity-to fnd words to. express her gratitude. "Papa,. what flower do you like beat ?!' she asked.. "Why, I don't' know, my dear-wall flower, I think." "Then," cried the little girl, beam- ing with gratitude, "that's. what. Il' plant on your grave;!'