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TENNIS E.D.T.A. RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
S TENNIS E.D.T.A. RESULTS Following is a summary of results of matches played in the E.D.T.A. on Saturday last:- A GRADE.-Macmont 8 sets 48 ganmes defeated Wattle Glen 0 sets 11 games. Montmorency 4-31 de tfeated Greensborough 2, 2-24. 3 GRADE.-Eltham Central 1., 5= 40 defeated Eltham 1, 1-24; Greensborough 1. 6-41, defeated El tham 2, 2-24. Montmorency 5-37 defeated Diamond Creek 2-22; Greensborough 2, 3-27 drew pvith Eltham Central 2, 3-25.
WAR FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
'WAR FUND Convened by the head` teacher a ,meeting for the above' purpose was held-:on Friday evening,, the following attending as ex-scholars to work for the school:-Mr. Wm..Hackett (chair man), Mr. ,John Mailer (sepretary), Messrs. Bruce Hackett, N. Organ, Les. Brooks, Les. Warren, and V~aster Geoff. - Collins (Y.F. Club), Misses Irene. Smith and Alma Collins. A so cial was decided upon and success is assured. Apologies from Misses Celia and Clara Sexton (,unable to attend) and Mr. N. Hackett. Under guidance of head teacher; who expects the young folk to make a great success of the school war effort.
WASTE PAPER [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Arrangements have been. made for depots for waste paper. 'Any: paler or cardboard, scraps of paper of any kind. except grease; may be left at any of the following depots:-Staff's Grocery Store; Mrs. Bi'omnor, opposite Re serve; Mrs. 'Plumrldge, Pitt street (next Church of England). Proceeds from same will benefit the Eltham War Service Committee and the Aus tin Hospital Adxiliary-.- All are urgent lyasked to help in this effort.
Epping FOOTBALL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Epping FOOTBALT?r DANCE ., ,' Last Satufrday the second danco:and euchre party conducted by the Epping Football Club vwas held at. the' Shire Hall and the success of the first func tion was repeated. There wa anf exiel lent attendance and they had a thor oughly enjoyable time. A competition conducted during the evening was won'by R. Ellis, while the euchre prizes were won by Miss D. Dukes and Mr. D. Worthington. The proceeds amounted to .2/19/6. " A. meeting called by Councillor Smith at the request of many .resi dents of the district was held in the Epping Shire Hall on Friday last, May 31, and. a committee was ,formed, known as the "Epping and, District' Farewell and Welcome Home Cominit tee to Members of the A.I.F.''" e'f'll The following dre officers: Council. lor R.-Smith, President; Miss iKath leen M. Bunting, Hon. Secretary arid Treasurer; Mrs. Woodhouse, collector with 'Secretary. ,The Committee comprised the office bearers with Mr. E. J.. Dea added. A houise to house canvas...
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales Croydon Market Each Monday, 11 a.m. Best Melb. Co.intry Buyers attending. Croydon Fridays-Furniture & Stalls Healesville Sale 2nd Thurs. in Month. Yarra Glen Sale Last Wed. in Month. Lilydale Sale Third Wed. in Month. Croydon Horse Sale Every Monday. Croydon wants every Monday, any quantity Cattle, Pigs, Calves, Vealers, Sheep, Poultry, Horses, Harness, Vehicles, Implements, Furniture, Dairy Utensils, Galv. Iron, Sundries. Top Prices Assured.
GOLF GYMKHANA FOR RED CROSS APPEAL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
GOLF GYMKHANA FOR RED ' CROSS APPEAL To. aid the local branch .of the Red Cross,' the Greensborough Golf Club will hold a gymkhana on Monday, June 17 (King's. Birthday). Play will begin ;at 10.30 a.m. and lunch may be obtained at the' club-house. There will be.foursomes. -putting, long. drives and approach shots etc., in" the afternoon.' To help swell the funds the members of the Red Cross will conductla stall, and serve after noon tea.' Non-gdlfers will also find mnuch to interest 'them, so come along and make this effort a worthy one. Par ticulars may be obtained from the Associate secretary, Greensborough 126.
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan grown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real'Estate and Business Agent, Live Stack and Farm Salesman. Farms for Sale-10ac. to 500ac. Croydon" Market Agencies: Alston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s Winches, Scoops. Chevrolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; John Dere Tractors, OrChard, etc.; fIitchell and Co's Farm Machinery; rlister & Blackstone Engines, 1-50 h.p.; Gibbons' Rev. Hillside Disc Ploughs; Zarriers, Drovers, tel. C'don 45; pte. 76. Earl7 T :ms arranged on Agenciel.
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report Croydon Market reports a great sale of milkers and fats on Monday. :Milking cows £14/15/; heifers, first calf, £14; stale £9/10/; spring ing cows, prey. week, £15/7/6; heif ers £13; backward cows £9/10/; yearling heifers £5/12/6; poddies 93/; store cows £7/5/; fat heifers £11/10/; beefy cows £12; choppers £8/10/; crackers £6/5/; :bulls (pri vately) £12; dairy bulls (small) to £6. Calves. - A great sale. Large vealers £8110/; small £5/6; calves 64/; small 30/; light weights to 16/; Pigs. - Selling extra well. Heavy porkers to 68/; medium to 59/;` light 46/; killable to 38/; baconers £5/12/; backfatters £6/10/; boars 52/6; chopping sows £6/10/; stores 31/; slips 27/6; suckers to 21/. Sheep. - Quality only fair. Lambs shorn, 26/; ewes, 2 tooth, 24/6; full mouth 22/; 'vethers 6 tooth 25/6; ,_store ewes 25/. Poultry. -- Selling in great ;de-. mand. Cockei'els 12/6; drakelings 11/9; hens 1.0/6; cockerels, yard birds 20/; cockerels 12/6; cock chick ens :9/6; stag...
PERSONAL WHITTLESEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
PERSONAL WIIIT'LESEA - Mr. Les Batten, younger A~n of Mrs. Batten, of WVhittlesea: North, was home for the' week-end from Dookie College. Miss Leila Downie, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs, John Downie. of Hume Vale, has announced her en gagement to Donald., son of Mr. and Mrs. David Funston, of Preston. The-engagement of Miss Eva Oven d en, daughter .of Mr. and Mrs. I-I. Ovpnden, of Church Street; Whittlesea, is announced to 'Arthur Newcombe, formerly of Whittlesea. YAIVRA GLEN - Miss Alice sell,' who recently went Sinder an operation .for appendicitis, Shis now almost fully recovered and is again her cheery self. Miss Vera Far rar, who had a similar opelration is making satisfactory progress.
FIRST CONSTABLE AND MRS. WHITEHEAD FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
FIRST? CONSTABLE AND MRS. WHITEHEAD FAREWELLED A representative gathering of resi dents. of. Greensborough, met in the dining room at Greenesborough Hotel on Saturday night to say farewell to First Constable and Mrs. Whitehead, who have. left the district. During a brief function, Messrs. Mc Dowell and McGregor expressed, the appreciation of the people for the very able and considerate manner in which First Constable 'Whitehead had carried' out his duties, and thanked them for their endeavours to advance any matter of interest or importance in the district. They were -then presented with a crystal water set on behalf of the citizens. Later 'at a function held at the Masonic Hall, they were presented with a crystal salad bowl: on behalf of the. Football Club;
Greensborough Send Off To Soldiers [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Greensborough Send Off To Soldiers Organised by Mr. and Mrs. Gilberg and Miss E. Spencer on behalf of the Greensborough Tennis Club to fare. well two of its members who had joined the A.I.F., a social evening was held at Montmorency Hall last Sat. urday night and was a theroughly enjoyable' function. The men who have joined up were Mr. J. Medhurst and Mr. Allan Rams den, although the latter was unable to be present, having already entered camp. During the evening, presentations of a p'en and' .pencil were made to each of the. men by. Mr. Yandell, pre sident, of the club. In making the presentations, Mr. Yandell eulogiledl the men who had answered the coun .try's call for assistance in the fight for the existence of the Empire. In his reply Mr. Medhurst scathingly criticised the policy of the Menzies Government-in sending a lot of young men into, the lines, without a leaven ing. of those who had had experience in the last war. Mr. Medlhurst referred to the oc casion ons which he had ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
MOTORING TOURS Make sure of no HOLD-UP by getting your car overhauled by LYON BROS. EXPERT MOTOR ENGINEERS Garage and R.A.C.V. Service Station Main Road, Eltham Tel.: Eltham 37 Registered at General Post Office, Melbourne for transmission by post as a newspaper. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; NO INCREASE IN PRICES! FRANK DEVLIN &nbsp; &nbsp; LADIES' and GENTLEMAN'S TAILOR ELIZABETH HOUSE Second Floor 340 Lit. Collins St. City. All Work TAILOR Made Under Personal Supervision. SUIT OR COSTUME TO ORDER, From £5/5/- "FOR STYLE AND EASE, FRANK DEVLIN, PLEASE!" Telephone: M5177. Open till 9 Friday. Local Agent: MR. E. LIBBIS, Diamond Creek. Attends there Alternate Thursday Evenings. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nb...
Panton Hill WAR SERVICE FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Panton Hill WAR, SERVICE FUND Diamond Valley Group R.S.L . War Service Fund have forwarded the following further supplies to the War Comforts Fund: 57 prs socks, 1 scarf, 2 pullovers, 1 helmet, also large quan- tity books ...To date over 100 pairs of socks have been fowarded, a gratifying effort, and the executive confidently expects these efforts to be maintain- ed. Thanks are due to the following ladies who got read the parcels for despatch, Mrs. Shanhun, Miss C. Lewis, Mrs. G. Rankin , Mrs. T Hayes
Research Poultry Farm [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
Research Poultry Farm A great stride, forward has been made by the Research Poultry Farm during 'the past twelve months. Be sides bringingelectricity from Elthanm to the farm (a distance of 3 miles) two 10,000 egg Multiplo .incubators have been installed which brings the total hatching capacity up to 36,500 eggs. Several electric mot ors have been installed and all mna chinery now runs by electricity. Pre viously two Diesel Oil. Engines did this work. Additional pens have also been built and this farm now ranks among the largest in Victoria. Last season many orders for- chicks were refused and clients were unable to :satisfy- theieh rrequirements, so 'with increased- plant it is expected' that the farm will be' able to cope with all demands. The'proprioetor (Mr..A. M. Brink kotter) rejiorts that this seasonorders are well above last yeai' and pios pects point to another record year. -Intending purchliasers.. of stock + how -ever, would do well to book 'thelr orders 'as early as -pos...
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 7 June 1940
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES Eltham Football Commmiitte an nounces that as the last dance was luccessful, 'they would hold another on June 15. All supporters will be welcome so roll-up and have a good time. Coach Bert Hart announces that he wants all playerss present on Sun day morning. The committee were pleased with the performance of the -team againtt Epping and are certain that the side is playing better than ever Players and supporters will have the opportunity of showing their ap preciation of their coach (B. Hart) who, with Miss B. Walker, daughter of the popular committee-man, is being tendered a kitchen (green) tea, &nbsp; in the Fire Station on Wednesday evening next. &nbsp;