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RATEPAYERS' LEAGUE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
RATEPAYERS', LEAGUE -'MEETING At" a mqeting of: the" Residents and Rhtepayers' League on Monday inight the 'chairv was occupied by the vice president, ' Cuncillor Balha:rie. The election of a new president to replace Mr. Campbell was adjourned until the next meeting. Mr. C. McDonald was instructed to' make enquirires as to the possibility of continuing the workon the swim ming pool by voluntary labor in the event of a loan from Unemployment Relief Funds not being forthcoming. Donations of £2/2/ from the Whit tlesea Mothers' Club and 33/ from the Golf Club as a result of the tourna ment held last Sunday, were. made to the swimming iool funds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
"THE ADVERTISER" BEST AND 'FAIREST FOOTBALLER-, The-Advertiser, Eltham. / I desire to :cast one vote insupport of, as the est a fir fairet player i . the.. . S.... Association during the 1940 Football Season. WHITE LEGHORN CHICKS " It always pays to buy the best, and it always pays to buy from the farm with the reputation. The Research Poultry Farm calms all that and besides you buy from us in absolute confidence. Our motto is: THE BEST FIRST AND THE BEST ALWAYS. SELECTED DAY-OLD W.L. PULLETS .. ......£6 10 0, per 109 SELECTED DAYLOLD W.L. CHICKS (unsexed) .. £3 0 0 per 100 ..:..STARTED CHICKS (any age) . .. ...... Prices on.Application EIGHT WEEKS' OLD W.L. PULLLETS ... .. 3/ Each CUSTOM HATCHIN.G * Let us do your Hatching in our Mammoth Maclines.: Capacity 36,000 eggs. ONE CABINET 150 EGGS, 17/6 SAre:you Interested in Poultry?. If so, Phone or Write-Our 1940 Price Booklet is Now. Ready. RESEARCH POULTRY FARM RESEARCH - VICTORIA 'Telephone ELTHIAM 6G;. E(stablishe(l 1906. at . . . ...
MR. A. PYERS FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
MR. A'.'PYERS, FAREWELLED About 80 residents gathered in the Parish Hall, .Whittlesea, on Thursday niight to bid farewell to Mr. Arthur Pyers who is leaving the district after five years'. residence. In that time Mr. Pyers has taken a.keen interest in the Whittle".a Ag ricultural Society and .was a keen workei' in the Whlittlesea Distr'ict Ex hibit at the Royal Show; he was also a mneember of the Ratepayers' League. SDuring the course' of the evening Mr. R. N. Higgs presented the guest of the evening with a case. o'f pipes as a gift f from his many friends. , Those who spoke of Mr. Pyers' work in the interest of the public were Mr. J. H. Rawlings, vice president of the Whit tlesea Agricultural Society on behalf of the Society; Mr. C. McDonald, for the. Ratepayers' League; Mr. JI Downie and iMr. R. N. Higgs, on be half of the residents and friends. Mr. Pyers returned thanks. Danc ing to ninslc supplied by. the Wh'ittle sea Mouth Orgai Band was enjoyed while items were. giveii by Miss...
Goldfishers' Club Ball [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Goldfishers' Club Ball To raise funds towards the balance owing on a frigidaire which has been presented to the Eye and Ear Hospital by the club, the Goldfishers held a ball at Wayside House, Wollert, last week and realised £12 of the £35 re quired. .AbOut 130 guests were present, in cluding visitors from surrounding dis tricts 'and from Melbourne, and all were welcomed by the president (Mr. This Week's Text (Jesus said) "Ask, and it shall be given unto you; seek, and ye shall. find; knock, and it shall be opened untd you."-Luke 11.9. L. McA. Smith) and the secretary (1l'Is Kathleen Bunting). A special guest of honor was the new matron of the hospital, Matron Johns.. In extending a welcome to Matron Johns, Mr. Smith thanked all for their attendance andti outlined the objects of the club in assisting the Eye and Ear Hospital. Resplonding on behalf of the matron, Dr. Elearhtun referred to the valuable gift doflnatedl to the hospital and to the many useful preschts Previously made h by...
DIAMOND VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Estimate Of £6,500 Needed For New Structure JAMES TRUST TO BE APPROACHED FOR GREATER ASSISTANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
DIAMOND VALLEY C7 HOSPITAL Estimate Of £6,500 Needed For New Structure JAMES TRUST TO BE APPROACHED FOR GREATER ASSISTANCE THE,second meeting to arrange for the erection of the Diamond Valley Community Hospital was held at the home of Dr. Cordner last night, when members presented their reports on various aspects of the proposal. Finance, of course, was the principal matter discussed, particularly when Councillor Lines estimated that the building together with furnishings and equipment would cost approxi mately £6,500. The James Trust has offered to loan £ for £ up to £1,500 at one per cent interest, but after much discussion it was decided to wait on the trustees and put a proposal before them which might result in an even more generous offer. It was fully realised that to raise £4,000 in the district to be served by the hospital would be an impossibility. a Some doubt was expressed as to > whether the Federal Treasurer would permit a, loan being raised.for. such t "rpurpose, bu...
FORMER VICAR ENLISTS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
FORMER: VICAR ENLISTS The Reverend 'A. D., Page, a former vicar of. Christ. Churchl,.; Whittlesea, has enlsrted "i the A.I.F. as a. trans pdrt' driver. Recently Mr.:Page was vicar of Christ Church, Mitcham' " Before elit ring, the ministry, Mr. Page was a truck-driver and a miner. As the only avenue by. which mem bers of the ministry can serve, over seas is as a. padre, it will be neces sary for , Mr. Page. to 'resign from the Church.
Hurstbridge Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Hurstbridge Red Cross The, tsual. monthly meeting .of the Hurstbridge Ladies' Red;' Cross was held in .the hall on Thiursday after noon, May .16. "Mrs.. Quilliam (vice president); was in' the chair- owing to the unavoidable absence of the presi ,dent, Mrs. Ford.. There was a very good attendance of members. .Mrs;:'Quilliamn read a letter for Red Cross Appeal for Em .pire Day, May 24, for city' and sub ,urbs. Two memrbers" undertook to at tend' to' help in any capacity. More socks and fl.nnels were added to: last month's list: The. next meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 19. :A Flag Bridge evening was . held :during the morith for Red Cross Ap peal which was :p, great success. All members and intending members are .cordially welcome. e .
PREMIERSHIP POINTS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
PREMIERSHIP POINTS A "Grade i Macmont 10; Montmor: ency 9: Greensborough 2, 7; Greens borough 1,? 4'; Wattle Glen' 2. B Grade': Eltham Central 1, 14;' Montmorency' 14; Greensboiough 1, 10 i.Greeisborough 2.- 8; Eltham 1, 7; !Eltham. Centiral 2, 4; Diamond Creek 4; Elthanm 2, 3. Men's' Competition: .Montmorency 10; :' Warringal 1, '12; Eltham' 12; Macmo}t 8;''? Wa.ringal. 2, .0 Din mod Creeke0. -
HURSTBRIDGE DEFEAT PANTON HILL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
HURSTBRIDGE DEFEAT, PANTON HILL This match, deciding: which team should rest on the bottom of the pre miership list who played minost deter minedly by. both sides, and although the home team, Hurstbridge, won by a c comfortable total, the hot pace was maintaii.ed until the final bell. The match was more noteworthy for the: outstanding brilliance of individual players on both side.s were for good team work. Hurstbridge, on the day's play, was undoubtedly the better side and de served their'win. Panton Hill fielded a-good team, but lacked cohesion, and lost the battle in. the. third quarter when the istrong efforts of the ruck men went for nothing because of the weakness of the full forwards. .The play of the first quarter went with .level pegging. The' visitors with the fine example set by tlheir captain, A.' Howard, took an early offdnsive but Hurstbridge, led by the efforts of- Klaws, who was in a match winning mood, responded strongly, and the play fluctuated from one end to the. ...
HORSE RIDDEN NEGLIGENTLY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
HORSE RiDDEN NEGLIGENTLY For haying ridden a lhoise oi o the Flowerdale;Yea road on March 25 in such a negligent manner that a motor car was damaged, Arthur Kincaid;'aged' 18 years,. of IHawthorn,' was fined £2 in default imprisonment for: 14 days. Constable E. V. Nicoll gave evi dence that at 3.30 :p.m. he was'stand lng on the rioadside near the Redfern Hotel. He saw ..incaid imount a horse at .the hotel and ride away at about 20 mnp.ih. The. horse was on 'the wrong side of the road and' cut up) a bank to cross the .bridge on which it struck a car-approaching from the opposite dir'ection:. The horse and rider were thrown to the ground, The horse bolted an'd the youth was able to walk to the' hotel., . The a&r cdreered across the road into a ditch where it was badly dam aged. KIlncaid gave evidence onx'oathl that the horse bolted from. the moment he mounted it.
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS DEFEAT MONTMORENCY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS. DEFEAT: MONTMORENCY Their first victory for the season was recor'ded by the Diamond Valley Juniors last Saturday when they de feated Montmorency, but their stand ard of play w?is not nearly so good as when they themselves were defeat. ed by, Eltham on the previous Satur day; Even allowing that the wind was a handicap, their kicking, especially in front of goal, was atrocious. Time qnd again when they were. within easy scoiing distance, the players, instead of kicking deliberately, .play ed on and mis-kicked.. They either scored behinds, or kicked .the liall but of bounds. Admittedly Diamond Valley were on top all tlhrough the game, but that was more because of the weakness of the Montmorency team than of their own good play. The final scores were: DIAMOND VALLEY 12 goals 19 behinls. MONTMORENCY 7 goals 8 be hinds. The Juniors were again weakened by the absence of Foulkes (who is suffering from boils); Lloyd Smith, who has had an operation to his nose, and Dou...
Panton Hill Association WHITTLESEA TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Panton Hlill .Association WHITTLESEA TEAM Whittlesa team Ito travel to Pan ton Hill to-morrow will be:-D. Win ward, L. Funston, A. Funston, It. Holding, D. Funston, K. Funston, A. Smith, $. Smith, T. Steege, W. Pope, W. Cornford, L. Watts, R. Mitchell, J. Ovenden, S.` McDonald, K. Almond, J. Downie. .Emergencies: P. Castles, G. Andrew, R. Poole, C.' Draper, M. Lorrensini, E. Smith.
COMBINED BALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
COMBINED BATLIL The I-Iurstbridge and Panton Hill combined conimittee of the' Red Cross and Comforts Fund have announced their intention to hold a ball in the Hurstbridge Hall on June 15. A meet ing was held last week and: it was de cide'l that this would be. the last func tion to be 'held by the two branches as a c6mbined effort.i Details are ad vertised.
Montmorency RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Montmorency RED CROSS A meeting of the. Red Gross was held in the Price Halll ori.Wednes day, afternoon. During the week.a visit was made to Headquarters and a list, of the articles most 'urgently required was submitted to members. Anyone de sirous of helping iwill be welcomed.' The Branch will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month. ,The next meeting will be on June 25. Mrs. L. McKenzie, Rattray .Rd was. appointed secretary, and Mrs. Gamble of Airlie Rd., the treasurer. As waster paper and rags are very urgently required, a receptacle will be placed at the Montmorency store and another at the school. Mrs. Musselwhite has kindly offer ed to assist and will lift.parcels when out on his rounds.. The' bags at the depots will be col lected once a fortnight, and it is hoped that householders will: do their bit.