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THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 8 March 1918

THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires       Advertiser   AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate   Published Every Friday Morning.   FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1918. The Diamond Creek annual show will take place to-morrow (Saturday). The ordinary monthly meeting of the Whittlesea Shire Council will be held on Wednesday next. Herbert Power, Manson and Co., will hold their next stock sale at Whit- tlesea on Thursday next, 14th inst. Messrs. Coghill and Haughton will hold an auction sale of properties at Panton Hill on Tuesday next. See advt. Notice is given in another column   that legal proceedings are to be taken by the Eltham Council against all persons in arrear with their water rates. As is generally known the whole revenue derived from water rates is required to meet the payments due in connection with the waterworks loans, and as these must be met promptly on due date, it is imperative that rate- payers who h...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 8 March 1918

R ,, , IALF, VOGLER Yarra Glen, AT 1OM11 DAILY Publio Vaccination at Kangaroo Ground (2 p.m.) and' Queenstown (3 p m.), FRIDAY, 5Th APRIL, 1918. DR. ROLLASON, Of Heidelberg, VISIT'S ELTIrA.m. Tuesdays, 12 noon. GRlE:snsoRovUon, Tuesdays,2.30 pi.m DIAOlnro C0an0t0, Fridays. 3 P.m Woodcock & McCormack, Civil Engineers, Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reported.on and executed. Plans of Buildings prepared and, erection supervised. , Sub-divisions of land expeditiously carried * out. NORMAAN?Y COiIlBERS, 430 LITTLE COLLINS ST. BIELBOUIlNIC. Tel. Central 2 . " P. J. RIDGEWAY, SOLICITOR, 60 Queen-St., Melb., A TTENDS on COURT DAYS at Dawson's Hotel,' Heidelberg, Morris' Hlotel, Eltham, , And other courtA in district by appointment Telephones-760 Central. 627 Ascot. McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and Solicitors, 465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. "~ IR. FRANK .McNAB, L. LM. .M . visits Royal Mall Hotel, WIIIT. ?LESLA, from 3 p.m. to 7.80 p.m. on the Ist nod 3rd SATURDAYS e...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EXTENSION OF TRAINS TO HURSTBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 8 March 1918

EXTENSION OF TRAINS TO HURSTBRIDGE. -----O----- It is officially notified that on and after Monday, 11th March, on week days (Saturdays excepted) the 9.40 a.m. train from Melbourne to Eltham will be extended to Hurstbridge, re- turning from there at 12.20 p.m., reaching Melbourne 1.50 p.m., running as under :— DOWN. Princes Bridge ... Dep.: 9.40 Heidelberg .... Arr. 10.13 C ... Dep. 10.25 Eltham ... Arr. 10.50   Dep. 10.54 Diamond Creek ... " 11.6 Balee ... " 11.11 Hurstbridge ... Arr. 11.19 UP. Hurstbridge ... Dep. 12.20 Balee ... ... " 12.26 Diamond Creek ... " 12.32 Eltham ... ... Arr. 12.42 " ... ... Dep. 12.47 Heidelberg ... Arr. 1:16 C ... ... Dep. 1.2o Prince's Bridge ... Arr. 1.5o C — Change trains at Heidelberg. NOTE. — The train now leaving Eltham for Melbourne at 12.50 p.m. will be altered to leave at 12.47 p.m. instead.

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 8 March 1918

THE SHIRE. Oh, what will they do with the Shire just now, When they're got no money on hand, It's no use milking Victoria's cow,   For she's dry, as you'll understand. Will they put up a sign that the place is "to let ?"   And padlocks on the gates, Or express their regret, but they really must get At least half-a-dollar as rates. They will soon get a log that is going to clog The wheels of the Council car; For the men on the road want a lighter load, And more money for collars that jar. We did roads create, on a shillinn'y rate, With the valuation low ; Little Bo Peep says labour was cheap     In the days of long ago. You may ask for bread, and you will be fed But you must not ask for stone ; So by devious ways is a parable led On this old encrusted zone. The lanes are bare in disrepair, Whenever you go on a journey ; For a heap of metal is something rare, From Preston to Glenburnie. Morang has a very hard row to hoe, With its bri...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 8 March 1918

Eltham Shire. County-Evelyn. Parishes-Burgoyne, Sutton, Tarrawara part Greensborough, Kinglake, Monda Nullumbi,Queenstown,Tarrawarra           North.       Created a District, 26th Sept 1856 Pre claimed a Shire, 6th April 1871 ,Boun   daries adjusted, 31st May, 1912.   LOANs--£5000 Sinking Fund-£3497. President-Robert C. White. Councillors. SOUTH RIDING Name Address Retires William Morris* Eham Aug.1918 James Murray Eltham 1919 Robert David Taylor* Eltham 1920   NORTHERN RIDING. Wm George Gray, J.P.* Allwood 1918 John Mann Straethewe 1919 Robert C. White Kangaroo Ground 1920 EASTERN RIDING     Joseph Smedley*, Yarra Glen 1918 William Hubbard Steel's Creek 1919 Chas, Hicks Bath, J.P.*Yarra Glen 1920     * Has been President. Council meets at Shire Office, Kanga Ground, First Monday in month a...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

CORRESPON DENCE. Slr,--Will you kindly allow mle opoce in your ppet'r io glee full Utoh of cule Fryer v. ,'lt .oo nt teo t,;thnlm Police ('eurt ooil the 5th Inst. Your report is rather tmic Iteding. As you dlI not report the whole ervidene It wolll nppear to t)he render that I wso out to do Fryer out of hIl claimt through toy son being an lufont (14 yelrs of age). I hvoe never repidlated at any tlio my utst debtsI. As a nritter of fuct I did not owe Fryer a penny piece. The farts of the whole case ae; -My son tolok his hiko to Fryer to get somet sllght tepairs done to It. Freer shlowed hnle .oun old bike framle iand told h)Iol t)hat he wOould put hil (tihe boy's' tyres, tithes, handle IMrs and seat oil and only ollchrgo him It few htilllincc for It. The iboy told him enot to do ontythinl to it tilll heew ae I told him to get his owni hike. eo welll to Fryer for it. Fryer had his old ikte frame rigyecd up with my tny's tubes, tyres, neat and hlandle bars. lis asked hilm for tile own ...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ELTHAM POULTRY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

ELTHAM POULTRY SOCIETY. Progressive poultry men should do well to join the Eltham Branch of the National Utility Poultry Breeders' As sooiarion, whose members are keenly alive to the interests of the industry. At a meeting held, on the 9th inst., Mr 0. Harrison presiding, the same kern interent was displayed among the mem bers present to partake of the good things thlrt the Society have to offer, chiefly among which is the facility of getting good poultry 'feed at cheap rates. COooperntion, which, no solf _r.enectiit? kegeper' of [iow, whatshoa4h keepon ' ort) -n-?3c or o: be out of-lectures by men who know' what they are talking aslou, and the one hundred and one things that go to prove that whatever one may think he knows about the gamo, there is soinr. thing to be learnt of the art of " keep. ing pultry." That the members' can afford a little time to study the social side of thie members time was evideneed by the fact that it is proposrd to hold a concert and dance on April 6th t...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

They still hold plenh obtear Let us clean them Owing to the War, the high cost of raw materials, and the scarcity of labor, new clothes are dear and will continue to advance in price. Therefore make the best use of your old ones. Ladies' Frocks and Costumes dry cleaned, dyed or renovated by the "Lawrencee process are completely restored. I make a specialty of dry cleaning and dyeing Silk dresses and blouses. The effect is surprising. The same with Gloves-Kid, Suede, Lisle-any kind you'll be delighted when you get them back. At the cost of a few shillings, you can save guineas ia your clothing bill. NORTHCOTE ailsd cost, a h ih,,i.r I tietkrts eM", dIctrlp. €ie$ 1414 Meru rr0..., e?truatd at m" uworks, San f, o'r raretoday.o

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Receipts. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

IReceipts, Amount brought forward ,.. A33 15 7 Social, Nov. 17' 12 _ 1 .9 Deb. 1. ~ . ` 4 10 21. 0ao 7 64 Expeodlturo. Cost of cigarnttos ... LI 0 6 Wool ... 3- 6 9 Fbmaenelete .. 2' 4 I; 1'outnga ... 9 3i Safety pion ... 2 1 £7,11 3 Cosh on hund! .. . I 0 U Balunce, Uank 42 4 7 L. A. D. TlHlOMs, Preuldeoi. 0, .. Isvr'I'Nv.llon. Treasurer. Audited und fouud JUorrect, 28th0. JOb,,'8. 2801Fob~"'18,1)

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

TIHE. l.+trtiiSe AND liJttoiictt rOch iit icttjj ,docate Published Every irliday. dlorninq. SFRIIDAY, MARCHI 15,. 1918. A social will boe held at tho Kanan roo Ground Hall to-morrow. (Saturday) evening.. The usual annual sports will be bold at Queenstown on Easter Mon day next, 1st April. The annual show. of the Yarra Glen Agricultural and Horticultural Society will be hold on Wednesday next, 20th inst.. We are asked:toannounce that the annual Parish. Ball. will this year be held at the Literary Institute,.Dia mond Creek,.on tho' 1th April.. The ordinary monthly meeting, of the Whittlesea Shire Council was held on Wednesday last, -all the membersa being present. A full report of the business transacted. will appear in. our next issue. On Wednesday last Mre; W.. H. Evorard, M.L.A.,.performed the open. ing ceremony. at the Somerville Autumn Showt in place of the lion, Alfred Downward,,Minister of Nlines and Forests, who was unable to attend, Before leaving Melbourno Mr. Everurd arrang...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHITTLESEA BRANCH, RED CROSS SOCIETY. Balance-sheet for year ending 30th Sept., 1917. Receipts. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

WUI'TTLESEA BRANCH, RED OROSS. SOCIETY. Balance-sheet for,yeanr ending 30th Sept,, 191:. Receipts. Balance brought forward ... 5£ 41 I)ouatlon, Whittleseab"tb'lCIb, 13. 0 Sale of pot plants,r'a'v'doo ae. _ 1. 6 Sports, Easter Satutday .. 8 0. Donations, sundry 11 6 Red Cross stamps sold ... . 3 Sale of badges ... 1, I8 0 Don., W hlttlesea Sports Club 10,17 9 Salo of books and pin ':' 1.T: '1 10 Receiptsof social, 29th May,'17 40 lI 0 Members' subscriptions .... 2 : 5 0. Sale of wool . 10 Received on so.. Rer. Bruce's Welcome ome .. 1 0 Receipts, Social, Aug. 29,1917 0918 10 £130 11 5 Expenditures Cost of wool ... £8 2 0, ... 4 8 S 12 6 6 ,, ... .7 13 9. 71 93. Flannel ... 9 15 0 £38,13 11 410 0 Badges .. 4 9 3 12 :18 4 l, Red Cross labels ... 18. 0 , ", r. 18 0 116 0 Refund to. Power, Manson & Co ... S 3 10 Cat o hamper ...17 Donated to British R.C. appeal ... . 7 11, 20 0 0 Slamps,stat'nery,&o ' 4 Cotton, buttons, &o 14 0 Cost of sateen ... 2 4 ,, SocialAugl...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

Social Notes. ----~4 C- flY TIffEL..IA. 1VI uigretb to rtiortif thO tlontlt of nnol otuft ot ur oldfuot pfennotrets it In t rwitfef of 1lk. 1, Void, of ft uo t un, whlich louh Ihtcu lust; wutrlr, In an ollcial list recentl issued sincerely regret to see t?,t p.i, ,.oe B. Macalary, of Eltham, hree killbd in action, a bee An Honour Roll is to be in thie Church of Englhnd, Eailed to-morrow (Saturday) afrn ' Archdeacon Hayman. e by Tivo handsome stained glass win. dows have been installed in the sumo church in memory of the late Blr and Mrs. Vippoll, who were such devotd supporters of this church in fonuer times. The blessing of the windovt will be performed to-morrotw (aturc day) afternoon by the ltov. pe r Chase,. B.A. Sergeant Listor, M.IlT:, P Angliss, aMn.L.C:,. nnd W. H. "Everard M.L.A., were present at the Diamaon Creek Horticultural Society' showo.0 Saturday. last.. Messrs ... Hall and E: Morria , Pr sident and Secretary respectively of the Yarra Glen Horticultural Societ, were ...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. QUARTERLY MEETING. MARCH 6TH, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

WHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOOIETY. QUARTERLY lEI'TING. MAnon 6Tn, 1918. The members present were:-Mossrs Iterbert (President, in the chnit), VT. 11. James (Vice-President), R. E. Dawson (Vice-President), G. Sutither lund (Treasurer), L. C. Brook, Joe. Oontlhard, J. A. Lodge, E. Batten, 0. W. Andrew, J. Andrew, J. Dawnie, F. Andrew, H. Johnstone, J, Maann, T. Hurrey, T, Creighton, J. Thomns, 0. J. Pearce, J, B. Cornfoot and E. Jeffrey. The minutes of last meeting were read, and confirmed on the motion of Mr Brock, seconded by Mr J. Coult hard. SCORRESPONDENCE. From Mr Tysnaok, re fowl coops harrowed some time ago.-Left in Secretary's hands. From Chamber of Agriculture, noti fying that subscription is now due. Cheque to be sent. Front Sume, notifying Whittlosen Agricultural Society that a meeting of agricultutista would take place on "th March, and asking the Society to send a rep~rsentativa. Business : The fixing of ment. prices.-Mr Brock mooved, seconded by Mr Jeffrey, that Mr Mason i...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
REMINDERS FOR MARCH. LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

REMINDERS FOR MARCH. (Froml Journal 6f Agriculture," February 11th, 19!8)) LIVE STOCK. Hotses-Feed'no advised last month Tllhose in poor condition should be" fed up" in anticipation of winter,. Should hores? not be feeding well and salivating, exr;nine mouth for grass seed. lHorses running at. grass are frequently affected by themt. The seeds eshtuld be removed, sard a mild mnouth wash used A very weak solution of Condy's Flnid will answer the purpose. Grass seeds also cause blindness if not removed frotm the eye, and the in. flamnuation reduced by bathing the eye with boracic solution. A teaspoonful of horacic acid to a pint of boiling water is the correct strength for tile purpose. Should a scum remain over the eye inject into the eye every other day a small quantity of the following solution ---Sulphate of zinc, 4 grains; water 1 pint. O.ttle--Ctows in milk should have plenty of succulent fodder and water nosy of nccess. Algerian oats should be sown on suitable, land for grazing ...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HAZELGLEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

HAZELGLER. ?----__-· (Bsr MEERNDA.)' Quito a gloonm, eas cash over tl. district when. it became known tha ono of its oldest andmust respeted; residents hadI passed. away peacefully at his home, " Kelvin; Groves,' Ilazd. glen,.on.tho 7th:inst. I allude to th. late Mr. James Reid; brother of oan highly esteemed and,.ruspected Coua cillor,. Mr. Wm, Rbid,. J;P. lath year 1845' the deceased, with his: parents and brothers and sisters, eas' to-what is now known. as Ilazelg-e, Mr. Patrick Reid.(sen.).having tah?l up the country round about as a etation,.but as tiime rolled on chans came and. in- the year 1853 theg rn. ernsuent unjustifiably took lack land' from ir. Rbid: that- by law he ru entitled to- retain, and' it was only after many years of worry and finally' arbitration: that substaettihl justice. .was done' to- Mr. Reid, althoung nothing, liko compensation for thi. losses sustaineda by him. The late Moses Thomas,, a personal friend of Mr Reid. and his family, acted' a arbitrator, f...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
List of Goods Forwarded to Central Red Cross Depot, Government House. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

List of Goodus Forwotuted to Contnl Red Cross lepot, Oureriumultt IoUIse 1 p)tls of ;iwnel pyjowas G1B tlaontcl skirts 177 juolrs sucks 413 utflors - it Ilnoclitto cIips 1 pire mittenl' 1 uchotce' belts 2 pIns p;lllow~sllps Alegsorcsrl rolls of old lInen and hooks. MI8 0. J. IIAT'1IIR, lout, lFco,, flcd Cro's Socloly, Wloltllcsca, 191,

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PAINFUL INDEED! [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

FAINFIY~L 1Nlll~Ir,I) I A pnrty, ef noitu loi were out for a 0 u 1In( 10 0 urbou. JItlrngn'd 'IltiltS t'('flu vur t·l nuwhI it11'''· "Ylrlr, l! lnlr errs much w t1I 11 drnr1' the a(t'' wIho nCctmll:tln ll hmen 'iri'r"1 l' tn \l to t""L1 u t11 i 1'''. ,..O hurtluunu any of thtuet ''VI.'t'o dtt't Ititurl lit! " ut lt f

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
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MERNDA. SOCIAL TO MISS CREIGHTON AND MR. SHARP. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

MERENDA. SOCIAL TO MISS CREIOHTON AND M ' R. SHARP. A complimentary social to Miss Elsie Creighton, organist, and Mr - Frank Sharp, choir master, was given by the Presbyterian cencrigatina in the Mahy field e Church, Maerida, on AlMonlay evening, February 25th. There was a numerous ,ttondanore, .inclrling the Rev. Archer Harris, of Troraleon South. and toniister at Whlitlesea during the absence of the Rev. D Bruce on notire service. AMr Haiaris'a ,many friends were delighted to have him amonust them Oagin. The Rov. Douglnas Br uce occupied the chair. The church wias prettily doesrated, the green and flowers "of the harves sper vices still remaining. Parlor games were indulged in and songs and reci tations were contributed by Mlisses Eilie Smillh, Grace Thomats, Reaie nnd Polly MIl'Keinry, Mr Sharlp,and Rflrs. E lice and Harris. Miss Elie Oreighton accompanied the singers. Shortly before supper, highly ippre ointive speeches of the services rendered the chercll Iby Miss C.eilhton and...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LAST POST. WHITTLESEA HONOURS HER HEROIC DEAD. IMPRESSIVE MEMORIAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

THE LAST POST.. " :" WIFITTLESEA IIONOURS HER IIEROIC DEAD. ipp?SSIVE MIIMOIRIAL SERVICE. A deeply impressive memorial sor ce for the fallen soldiers of the 'bittlesea Shile was .held in the hittlesea show grounds on Sundayj ternoon, Marchl 3rd, under the aux 'cps of the Victorian Reeruiting Conm. treS. Over 900 persons were pre. at, representing the whole of tihe trice, and the spectacle of so many ourning the loss of the bravo boys, hl have given their lives in the de. nee of the Empire, muse have thrilled e heart of the most indifferent holder. It was a sincere tribute of rtitude mingled with grief to the ieories of brave mon. Thie parents Sthie fallen, many of whom were resent, could not but feel the depths I sincerity pervading the service, and tereoven with their sorrow would be feeling of pride that their sons had anied honour and sacrifice greater hincs even than life itself. These erees ofl the Empire gave their all, id as long as Australia lasts so long ill their mesmories...

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
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PRESBYTERIAN HARVEST SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 15 March 1918

PRESBYTERIAN HARVEST SERVIOES. Harvest thanksgiving services were cinducted in the Mernda Presbyterian Church on Sunday, F~ebruary 241th, by the Rev. Archer Harris, who preached eloquent sermtons, appropriate for the occasion, in the presence of large con gregatione. The anthems by the choir were pleasingly rendered, and the singing was a feature of'lhetservices. 1 r. bshaiji ?condutted the chitoi'i?d Miss E1sir Creighitn o flioietbitt organ." The church was tastefully decorated and a quantity of produce was shown. The produce, packed in el~frn aIrgo cases presented by iMr Oarf?ck,.as forwarded on the 1Monday to t'o COhildren's Hospital, the Presby. torina Home for Neglected Clhildren, and the Presbyterian Sisterhood in Fitzroy. Correspontdents would greatly asaist us by sending iii their contributions as esrly in the week as' possible

Publication Title: Eltham And Whittlesea Shires Advertiser And Diamond Creek Valley Advocate
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