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LETTERS FROM THE FRONT [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
LETTERS FRiOiw TE FER T F M r.: EI. J. Price has received the following letter from Claude 3Mem brey, from' somewhere' in France. He was at one time in the shire oflice. Having been away from Mielbourne for' over four months now, I harv been thinking that probalbly you will appreciate a few lines fronm fre, and so am writing this short letter from a comparatively peaceful part of F'rance, which we hope to leave be :fore long in order that( we may go .to the trenches. Following upon the s:plendid sea trip we had: from. Mel bourne to Egypt the .journey from Alexandria to France, though short er, was none the less a ,very finq.trip. We travciled on a much larger boat for. this second journey and owing to the danlger from submarines in the area through w\hich we passed we were made to wear lifebelts' dur ing thie daytime, keeping them, close at hand, while we were sleeping! at night; As further precautions we had on board a submadrine guard of 200 men continually on the look out, and th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
J OCTIVE Rijiable Boy, attend morning station sales. WV. GC. HAMPTON, newsagent, 671 Heidelberg Rd., Ivanhoe. IGHT General Wanted, two adults. Apply DR. ROCHE, Ivanhoe. OST between Slhire Hall and Fairfield; on Main Road, Surveyor's steel tape, 100 feet long. Finder kiiidly retursi same Shire Hall, Heidelberg. X~ HITE LEGHORNS.-Settings front 6VV y i7/6. Day old chicks 1/- each, 00/ ier 100. W.THOM, Darebin St., Heidelberg. P'hone Heidelberg, 198. GGS, settings from selected pen (sister to my Burnley pen), mated to Law son's single test dockerel, 10s setting, in cubator lots.--DUMUS. Yarra Street, Al phlington. SW. H. Harrison, B.IWEDER OF IIEL]ABLE PROrlFIO STR.AINS ? BLACK OR7IPHINGTONS, WHITE and BROWN LEGHOR;NS. |ULL value, quality and satisfaction I guaranteed. Chickens day old 10s doz. .2 weeks 12s doz.; Eggs (setting of 15) 5s, Terms, cash with order. Corrcspnndence Invited. S " KIA-ORA,". 89 Studley Road, Iv anhoe. PETROL CASES &T!NS OIL DRUMS, OLTD MOTOR CO\VERS AND...
FAIRFIELD RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
FAIRFIELD RIFLE CLUB. A pleasant-outing was spent on Wed nesday evening, the 2nd instant, at the Essendeni miniature range, where a friendly mnach was fired, having eight men aside with eight shots each. Essen don had the better average with 77 points against Fairfield's 75 points per man. The total result was Essendon 617, Fair field 601. Last Saturday a` good day was put in at Williamstown, on the 200 .yairds range. The shooting all round was excellent, no fewer than six obtaining the possible 40 with their handicaps. The continued practice on the miniature range accounts for the fine performances\ being put up by this club. The follow ing were the scores, 8 .shots; 200yds: Bowdlor,. sen. 40, lowdler, jun. 40, Smith 40, Hyslop 39, Grenness 39, Orr ;39, Fry 38, Andcrson 38, Finch 38, Carmody 38, Corbett 38, Robinsoa 37, Whiflin 36.. On Saturday, 1'JSI, i, :o be the anniver-. sary shoot, which is to be shot on three different ranges- 200, 300 and 00yds. New members are reqhested to ...
PERTINENT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
PERTINENT QUESTION. Sir,-In connection with the pertinent question asked of Mr Terry, which has involved the secretary to the shire council (Mr Price), I feel at such a time like this when dame rumor has thought fit to en ter into the controversy, to give an-em phatic denial to the false report that has been circulated, that I, the brother of Cr. Stobie, whom the question affects, was the person who asked for an answer. Not being present at the meeting myself, Ifail to understand the reason why I have been implicated, unless it Is the in tention of the originator to try and soli cit some sympathy for the purpose of de feating a ratepayer who has offered his services to the people in the capacity as a councillor.-Yours, &c., Bll.Street, A. A. STosE. Heidelberg, 9/8/16.
WAR ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
WAR AŽNIVIERSARY.. At Sc'ts Church, Heidelberg, the Rev. A. 11ardie said as we look back upon these two awful years and think how the Motherland faced such fearful odds, we set our faces grimly and we deliberately Way'i iis well. The moral and spiritual ideals have gripped us with their stony hand and we feel that sacrificeof wealth, of life, and of all earthly things is amply justified. Before the war Great Britain was losing sight of the highest. The drink traffic was allowed to slay its thousands. The nations have arisen, and Russia has cleared its country of vodka, France .has followed suit, and Great. Britain has awakened and is seeking to throw off King Alcohol. In-three States in the Consnonwealth the people have densanded the closing of the liquor bars, and are about to do the same here. It is an element of hope, the unity of the peo. p1e, the spirit of the mothers who have given their sons, the never ceasing acts of devotion, and the freewill offerings of the people show th...
MR PRICE'S LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
MRI PRICE'S LETTER. Sir,--Re Mr Price's letter in your is sue of the 5th instant, my ans?wr 1. ps follows:-At about 11.30 a.m. at my house, "The Gables," a ring came on the 'phone, which was answered by Mrs Terry. Mr Price, who was the other end, asked if he could speak to me. Mrs Terry called me, and said that Mr Price wished to speak to me on the 'phone. I took the receiver, and Mr Price said, "If you are coming down this way I would like to have a chat with you." I replied I was going down thle toWn that moining and would call in. Mr Price said he generally went to lunch at 12.30. I said I would try and not keep him waiting. Mr Price asked me when I arrived at the shire hall if it were true that I was coming out to contest the Heidelberg riding seat. I answered I was. Then he informned me that I ought to wait till next year. I replied I had mIade up my mind. Next day my opponent and his party were busy looking up the voters. I S:. . b. . . .. realised that a game of the spider an...
FAIRFIELD PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
FAIRFIELD PROGRESS ASSO CIATION. The monthly meeting was held on Tuesday evening, Mr O. Sherriff presid ing over about 20 members. Correspondence. From the Shire office, re ranger, ask ing that the facts to be considered be submitted in writing.-Members took ex ception to the president of the shire re fusing to receive a deputation, and it was decided to write a letter, protesting against the manner in which they had been treated. From same, stating thalt the society's request for fire alarms had been forward ed to the Fire Brigades Board. From Rlailway Commissioners, stating that they were unable to carry out the sewerage at tihe station tl!is year, but that tile authority of Parliamg~et will hbe sought for same, From the Shire, stating that it has been agreed to erect a street. bracket lamp on Heidelberg road, Fairfield. From F. J. Crabb, stating that he re signed as secretary of the pa'k commit tee 18 months ago, and Cr. Stone is the chairman.-It was decided to write to Crs. Ston...
ACTION AT FAIRFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
ACTIOIN AT FAIRFIELD. At hle Fairrlsld Progress Associatica isecting on TIesday, a letter was ea? from the IHeidelberg Association, asi for united action in the above matter. MIr Sherriff said it looked as iftb shire were being made a dumpinggu rag' for hospitals. They already had twaohs. pitals and art asylum, anid noar it e proposed to havie a consumptive sant. toriuru. It speaks well for the healthel the district, but the people would opp0e. it. Mr Wrood pointed out that since ie Austin hospital has been in Heiddllberg the death rate hlas increased moret-h any suburb around Melbourne. lIt asked if it were necessary for Fairftl to take steps in this. matter, as er $ually it .ould be separated-- Heid. berg and Greensbqroqgl1 Ieiqg attachdi, and Iranhoe. an!d Fairfield being tpgethr. MIr Pitcher, ura. said Fairfield hit great irnterest in the future of thedii. trict. They should protest againstth remnoval of Lthre siatormru to M.ont Parh If it is allowed patients and friends will be...
KILLED IN ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
KILLED IN ACTION. Mr T. Ahern, curator of parks and gar dens for the Northcote city council, re ceived news last:Saturday that his son, Lieut. T. P. Ahern, of the Australian Infantry, was killed-in action in France on July 28. Lieut. Ahern, who was 22 years of age, was a prominent member of the Fairfield swimming club, being a good all-round swimmer, and on several occasions he represented the club in com petitions. While at Lemnos Island he distinguished himself by swimming to a warship a distance of a-mile, for some. tobacco for his comrades. After the evacuation he acted as camp command ant at the Sphinr camp in Egypt. Amongst the members Lieut. Ahern was very well liked, his kindly nature and sportsmanlike spirit endearing him to all. He was a man of exceptionally fine physique, and a keen daring soldier. The deepest sympathy of the club members is extended to his sorrowing parents.
HEIDELBERG DISTRICT PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
HEIDELBERG DISTRICT PRO GRESS ASSOCIATION. The monthly meeting was held on Monday evening, Mr M. Macleod being in the chair. Correspondence. From the Shire office, stating, in re ply to the Association's letter, that the park gardener would attend to the plant ing of trees in Warringal p!ace.-Mr Reynolds said the planting had since been done. From the Heidelberg rifle club, stat ing that their miniature range was now open, and invited members to attend it. From the Fairfield Progress Associa tion, stating that they would be pleased to send delegates to attend a meeting with a view of discussing bylaws re the cutting up of estates and building. Subdivisions. Cr.' Hannah said that he intends to move at the next council meeting that steps be taken with referenze to housing regulations and street making and laying on of water when estates are ent up. It was decided that Messrs Macleod, Reynolds and Jones attend a meeting of Progress Society delegates at Heidelberg on Monday next. Swimmi...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
PITH AND POINT. Specimens of bargains on view at Hattam and Hattam's. A report of the meeting of the Heidelberg Six O'clock Closing League will apdear next issue. Double I-H means Hattam and Hattam's, for good goods at low prices. A bazaar is advertised in connection with the Diamond Creek Literary Institute, MIr W. H. Harrison inserts a notice with reference to reliable prolific strains of fowls and eggs for sale. Cr.- Rank, who is a caididate for the HIeidelberg-riding, will address the electors in the Recreation Hall, Heidelberg, on Wednesday next, the 18th, at 8 p.m. Mr Arthur iay, a candidate for the Fiir field riding; inserts a. notice of importance to tlhe ratdeparyers, and the Progrces Asso ciation also solicits-votes on his behalf. 3 ur"rtlsir?hbi "l' hWillinims announces that he is ,'r eldidate for the Fairfield riding, and' asks':hisi supporterrs to work in his il terest. : 'eoisferenceof the Red Cross workers of Victoria wl11l be held it Fairfield on Satur d;y (today) at...
CONSUMPTIVE SANATORIUM. OBJECTION TO REMOVAL TO THIS SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
CONSUMPTIVE SANATORIUM OBJECTION TO RE?OY TO THIS SHIRE. TO At Monday's meeting of the eidel berg Progress Association, Mr ],eold" read a 4etter which appeared enolds ' News " with reference to the Cab ietr decision to remove the sanatorium froa Broadmeadows to Mont Park. Mr Macleod said he understood that it would be placed nearer Greens orouha than Heidelberg. orough Mr Reynolds approved of opposinl t, removal to this shire with all ia strength. If the sanatorium is l tili district consumptives will be trarelli in our trains with their friends, and t disease will spread. Why should thi beautiful place be set apart for thea, The reason is because we have no inal ential people to raise their voice aeainq it. The people should get intluence and oppose it. If it is once placed here it will remain for all time, the same as th Austin hospital, which was decided o while the Heidelberg people were ina trance. Mr Macleod-Ten or twelve years a,0 efforts were made to remove it, and Si, T. Be...
St. PAUL'S, FAIRFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
St. PAUL'S, FAIRFIELD. On Sunday week splendid dediean tory services were held in the new church, in the evening every seat being filled. , The preacher. in the morning.was the Rev.-B. N. White (Rural Dean of Melbourne East), whilst the Vicar (Rev. R. Long) con tducted the children's serv ice in the afternioon ad :also· the evening ser vice. Th& Sumday School has a roll siunber. 6fjlabout 300 SOCIAL RE-UNION. On Tue'day. evening some 300 per sons assembled in the Fairlield Hall, when a lij?6ist~y enjoyable tiine was spent by theo.ld :and new paiishion ers and frietids:? The Veni: Arclhdeacon I-indley oc cupied the cluir, and after the sing aing of " The Church is One Foun dation," aird a prayer by the Vicar, he conugratulatedl :the people on the good work they had done. In referiiig to the Vicar, the Arch deacon said lie had known him since he was in the service of the cable cotnpany; lie :having left the trans mitting of subterranean messages to send the 'Gospel to the peop...
Ivanhoe Red Cross Society [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
Ivanhoe Red Cross Society July has beeni a particularly busy month for the above Society. In ad dition to maintaining up to a fair standard the ordinary work of the Society, the efforts of members have been laid under special contribution to assist our stricken brothers of France. The residents of Ivanhoe have very miaterially help)ed in this direction, and the thanks of the So ciety are returned to those who, in money or kind, or by their personal efforts enabled the Society during French Red Cross Week to do so much. In the lists appended. it will be noted that supplementing the gen eral effort, the Society has put a cotisiderable alnount of work into preparing bandages and wound dres sings, etc., from old linen. Tlianks is Iga!ii tendered to those who help ed; to tlic miiisterrstof the churches, anid the" :',ew s;," whose aippeals were s?o genieitis l res ponded to ini ,send itig nold liie iii:lon ? to thos ladies h\~d sent :i.the.ery i substanti . -sup plies of tliis :it`Iabei:i...
HEIDELBERG COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
: HEIDELBERG COURT. On Monday, before iMr Cohen, P.f., and Messrs Latham and Macleod, J.'sP., judgment waii given ill favor of the shire council in the following cases for rates or gas:-S Davies, £2/1/5; 15/6 costs; C. W. Watts £5/9/5 (gas), 15/6 costs; E. N. O'Brien (stove) 10/, /- costs ; A. A. Campbell £1/0/8, no cost,; C. Man niug g£10/12/6, costs 21/- T. W Me? leaui:28/-, costs..10/6. "In ithis ease the defendhant said he did not owe the rates, as he sold his place last September. He admitted that hlie had not given notice of the change to the shire clerk, in which caso he wasliable for the rates. Same v. J. J. Ryan £?2/1./6; E. J. Ingram £2/I1/6, costs 10/6; H. F. Whitlock 15/6, costs 10/ ; O. Austin £1/14/.
LANTERN LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
LANTERN LECTURE. A most interesting lantern lecture was given in St. James's Hall, Ivanhoe, on Saturday last by the Rev. H. i. Vickery (formerly private in thle 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance), to a fairly good audi ence. Aided by a good selection of slides, the lecturer took his audience through the training camp, thence aboard the transpdrt, and to some scenes our boys iwitnessed on their journey. Arriving in Egypt, parts of'Cairo and the life of the inhabitants were depieted,.as well as the cminp on the dreary wastes of the desert surmounted by those monuments of time the plyramids. Re-embarking, Mr Vsickerytook his hearers to the Island of M;iudrosivh-ith its splendid harbor, hold. in:g a gre:at and irit&ld flectof w?arships; ti asports,: imino Sweepers, and othelr viessels. I'e'i t the audience followed. wlli]hrapt tci;'ition the various scenlles on. (ai'hloh filom lihe beClil to the front ti?rei·liesn, tie- ,ittlell d itself anrid on one exursi on even tobeland the Tu...
AN EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 12 August 1916
AN EXPLANATION. Sir,-P?ermit me a few lines to express my surprise and indignation at Mr Price's (shire secretary's) letter in your issue of the 5th instant. lie says my husband (E. WV. Terry) called to see him unin cited. This is utterly untrue, as he (Mr Price) telephoned to " The Gables " on Wednesday, July 12th, about 11.30 a.m. and asked for Mr Terry. J answerdd the call. Mr Terry came tb the 'phone, and Mr Price asked him to call and see him, and my husband said he would do so. If I may, I should advise Mr Price to keep an appointment book, and per haps save further trouble for himself and others. This is hardly a time to be grumbling through the Press when the world is so full of sadness. Thanking you in anticipation.--ours, c., ' 1I4mOIiEIl TxEstt. " The Gables," Iosanna road, Heidelberg.