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South Morang RED CROSS BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
South Morang RED CROSS BRANCH The monthly meeting of the above bianch was held on June 6, when ten new members were enrolled. The seventh parcel has been sent and contained' 17 pairs of socks, .1 pull over, and 1 helmet. The sume of £4/8/6 was made at' the. last monthly euchre party which. took place on June 1st in the Unity Hall, .South Morang. The prize wiliners were Mrs. Pullyblank anid Mr. Groves, and the winner of the competition was. Mr. Ewert. The next euchre takes place on June 29.
SOCIAL AT SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
SOCIAL AT SICHOOL A very enjoyable social and enrl1 evening was. conducted by the School Committee rin'the Prlinary School last night when about 40.; parents and children attended. The cold night was toupered by hlfige fires in the rooms and all hail a thoroughly enjoyable time. There were 'five tables for flag bridgq, and the winners were Mrs. Forde, senior, Mrs. Ballenger and Mr. Mongan. Games were organised by Mr. W. Allen and resulted: Musical Arms, Alice Allen, Kevin Stephenson; Biscuit Eating, June Rains and Kevin Stephenson; Wheel barrow Race, Mr. Slater and his part nre.
HEIDELBERG COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
HEIDELBERG COUNCIL NOTES The following are a series of items which are' of interest to residents of the Greensborough Ward and which were dealt with by'the committees, of the Heidelberg Council on Tuesday night. The recommendations will be submitted to a meeting of the council next Tuesday. BY-LAW COMMITTEE Correspondence was received from the Hon. secretary of the Diamond Creek Progress Association complain ing of the condition of the roadway between Main Eltham Road and Mr. N. Gillies' property, and asking that this section be gravelled. i The recommendation was\that the council regrets its inability to gravel this road in this financial year. 'Fram J. Hume Cook complaining of drainage flowing from Ironbark Road on to his property "Araluen" Diamond Creek, and asking, that proper provision be made to over come this nuisance.. Recommended that the writer - be informed that as the water goes down a line of a natural valley, the coun cil does not intend to take action. From Mr. A. Jan...
BRITISH AND GERMAN POLICY CONTRASTED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
BRITISH AND. GERMAN POLICY CONTRASTED The Gold Coast newspaper "African Morning Post," declared that pro gress made in the .development of British. Colonial policy would have been impossible under. German con trol. 'The spirit of Article 22 of the -Covenant of the League of Nations is not confined to the Mandated Ter ritories. Trusteeship for West African populations is, the driving force behind the British policy in all the Colonies and Protectorates and Protected 'States. The coloured peoples are, according to declarations from .time to time: by British states men, being guided to a position, of political responsibility, until they are at last able to walk firmly on their own feet as self-governing members of the British Commonwealth of Nations. There is nothing new in this. It is the same process by which the Dominions became. soyereign states under the Statite of West minster, equal in constitutional status .with the United Kingdom, but as one in allegiance to the Crown. "We see...
RED CROSS SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
RED CROSS SOCIAL One of the most enjoyable even ings of the season was held in the Gibson Hall on June 15. The local friends all rallied round to make it a financial as well as a social suc cess. Their efforts were quite justi fled for the sum of £3/8/ has been handed to the Panton Hill Branch of the Red Cross. The winner of the rooster was Mr T. Hopkinson who generously donat ed back again and it was sold by Dutch auction and realised 19/9. The winner of the painting was Miss Peake of Smith's Gully, and a good ly sum, namely £2/5/3 was obtained for that. This week's efforts have added more than £6 to the Branch funds, and in view of the need for more garments to be made, it will be ex. pended on material. Miss C. Lewis, hon. secretary, hll welcome any in. quirks from willing workers. * * * *
AUSTRALIAN TEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
AUSTRALIAN TEA The ladies' guild of St Matthew's Church held an Australian Tea in the Gibson Hall on Saturday last. The proceeds were to be divided with the Melbourne Hospital Appeal. As a result of their efforts the 'sum of £3/3/ was handed to the hospital, and with the remainder a new lamp was purchased for the Church, which i:a a great improvement and much 'np. preciated by worshippers at Evensong
Panton Hill FRUITGROWERS' ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Pantori Hill FRUITGROWERS' ASSOCIATION The stars evidently did tiot favor the Association on the night of its June meeting, the 6th. Arrangements had been made with the Agricultural Department for Mr. F. Greatorex to attend for the purpose of lecturing on "Fruit-tree Rootstocks" and a good attendance was fully expected. But alas! this was not to be. Owing to an important conference re the acquisition scheme at Box Hill the same night, a delegation was hurried ly arranged and sent to enable both the President and Secretary to meet the expected visitors at Panton Hill. Misfortune No. 2-The light in the meeting room (Soldiers' Hall) ob stinately refused to function, there fore a nice fire had to be abandoned andt an adjournment made to the Public Hall. Misfortune No. 3 - information was received that several members, for various reasons, could not attend. So when the Department al party arrived, consisting of Messrs J. L. Provan, F. Greatorex, and G. M. Fletcher, there but some half do...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real Estate and Business Agent, Live St-ck and Farm Salesman. Farms for Sale-10ac. to 500ac. Croydon Hfarket Agencies: Alston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s Winches, Scoops. Chevrolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; Y:ohn Dere Tractors, Orchard, etc.; %itchell and Co's Farm Machinery; Lister & Blackstone Engines, 1-50 h.p.; Gibbons' Rev. Hillside Disc Ploughs; Carriers, Drovers, tel. C'don 45; pte. 76. Enry T ems arranged on Agencies.
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales Croydon Market Each Monday, 11 a.m. Best Melb. Country Buyers attending. Croydon Fridays-Furniture & Stalls Healesville Sale 2nd Thurs. In Month. Yarra Glen Sale Last Wed. in Month. Lil'ydale 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.
PRESENTATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
PRESENTATION For winning the Diggers' annual Tennis Tournament, the Club Secret,. ary (Mr. C. T. Harris) was present ed with a very handsome silver sugar basin. The trophy, which was suit ably inscribed, was donated by Mr. W. Partis (Hurstbridge), and presentea by Vice-president IV. Bloxom, who presided at the meeting. After a toast tothe winner ;rid been honorrd. Mr. Harris, returning thanks, explain ed how he happened to win.
NOVELTY EVENING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
NOVELTY EVENING A fancy. dress party .wjll be held at 'Dandaloo' the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Young -at 8 .p.m. on July 6 in aid of the War Service Comfort Fund. The party will be known ak "A . Ragbag Masquerade" and cos tumes are expected to be made from something that has outlived *ts' use. fulness. -There will be prizes for best costumes. Other attractions will be dancing, novelties and supper. Fancy dress at the party, will, of course, he: optional. Mr. and. Mrs. Young guar antee a good evening's fun.
RETURNED SOLDIERS' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
RETURNED SOLDIERS' CLUB At the Club's June meeting on 13th inst, it was decided to adjourn ordinary club meetings until Septem ber; In the meanwhile, any urgent business will be dealt with by the ex ecutive committee. The attendances at the' last two metings have been small. In mitigation it was explain ed that members were actively engag ed in -assisting patriotic functions which necessitated several outings a month. Under the circumstances it was thought a respite' from Club meetings would not be harmful. * * * '
GOLF KINGLAKE GOLF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
I GOLF KINGLAKE GOLF CLUB After several energceti- working bees )the course of the above': club, whereat there was much removal of ferns, making of fairways, mowing anid rolling of greens, and general improvements to the course in pre paration for a grand opening,day on Sunday next, it has unfortunately transpired that the owners, thinking the rent of £10 per annum irisuffic ient, have refused the club permis sion to use the course henceforth. This is deeply regretted by the many enthusiastic golfers 'of this club who' had planned a very success. ful season, and intended continuing their efforts to raise money for pat riotic purposes. Last Sunday the. proceeds of a local tournament were donated 'to the Comforts Fund' for soldiers, 'and pll felt'that' something quite worth .while could have been achieved by the club for the benefit 'of the district and patriotic funds. The club is now in the unfortunate position of having, to journey far afield for a game, of of trying acquire anothe...
GREENSBOROUGH CLUB GYMKHANA FOR RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
GREENSBOROUGH CLUB _GYMKHANA FOR RED CROSS The golf ogymkhana conducted' by Greensborough Golf Club on King's Birthday to. raise funds for the Greensborough Red Cross was very successful and £O0 was raised to wards the funds. The function was opened by Coun cillor J. L. Ryan, Mayor of Heidel berg, who apologised for the absence of the Mayoress, owing to pressure of engagements. A gift stall was a feature of the occasion, and generous donations of pickles and melon jam from .Mrs. Santon and Mrs. Knapsey helped con siderably in, stocking the stall. A cash donation of 10/6 was re ceived from Mr. Balsillie and 10/ from Mi. W. Carse. Various competitions were conduct. ed during the afternroon and' i?sult ed as follows: Stroke play, 9 holes, Mrs. D. Harris; Mixed foursomes. Mr W. Balsillie and Mrs. A. J. Hill. Long drives, Mr. G. Cuthill and Mrs. E. Mason. Approach to' green, Mrs. French'. Putting, Mr. P. Cooper. Last Saturday the club conducted a flag competition and the winners were Mr....
Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Sheep Sales Macarthur & Macleod Pty Ltd, 515 Collins St, Melbourne report:--. At Newmarket on Tuesday there were 1933 trucks of fat sheep' and 3445 by road (increase of 28 trucks). Opening sales for fat sheep showed little change from last week, but as sales progressed the market weaken ed and averaged 1/ with heavy sheep on occasions to 2/ under recent quot ations. The top price for prime cross bred wethers was 33/5, but most lines of fat wethers sold at from 23/ to 27/, a head. Our sales included: On account Evans Bros. "Red Camp" *Moyhu, 199 crosbred wethers to 26/7 avg. 25/4; On account Macleod Bros "Macsfield," Wallan, 78 -crossbred wethers to 26/4 avg. 26/; On, ac count Rolls Bros., Karonga, Balldale, 37 cross and comeback wethers to 25/8, avg. 24/7. Fat Lambs. - There were 83 trucks and 3585 lambs by road, being three trucks less than previous Tues day. Competition was well sustained throughout the auction and values for prime quality were fully 1/ above recent quotat...
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
THE. MARKETS Croydon Report All classes of cattle sold at high prices at Croydon Market on Monday. Milking cows, fair quality £13/10/; heifers £12/10/; stale £11/10/; springing cows £14; heifers £11/10/; backward £10; yearling heifers £6/ 10/; poddies 90/; store cows £7; prime cows £14/10/; beefy cows, a great sale to £12; choppers £8/5/; crackers £5/10/; dairy bulls, small to £7/10/. Calves. - A great sale. Large vealers £9/10/; small £5/12/6; cal ves 68/; small 36/; light weights to 16/. Pigs. - Always sell well. Heavy porkers 68/; mediumn 50; light 45/; killable to 39/; boars 44/; chopping sows 90/; stores 31/; slips 26/; suck ers 19/. Sheep. - Lot of inquiries for good butchers' sheep. Poultry. - Seling in great de mand. Cockerels 11/2; drakelings 14/; hens 10/6; cock chickens 9/; chickens 6/4; pullets 9/3; W. hens 6/1; hen and chicks 12/; drakes 12/; ducklings 7/6; ducks 6/10; duck and ducklings 13/6. Horses. - Demand better for mcu. draughts to .£20; med. farm horses £14; jink...