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EPPING v MONTMORENCY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
EPPING v MONTIMORENCY Bad conditions again prevailed for football last Saturday and. poor foot ball' was the order of the. day. Both Montmoroncy and Epping were hav ing great difficulty in. reaching their goal during the first quarter and fin ished the term with scores level at l goal 2 behinds. In the second quarter Epping be gan to play better. football, and with C. Paulka winning in the ruck, Heath took the knock-out and passed to Welsh who scored a nice major from a long kick. After the interval Epping grad ually' forged ahead, adapting them selves better to the unpleasant con ditions. Wilton and Worthington were dominating the centre line, while Eppis and W. Pratt were do ing sterling work in defence. The visitors found it very hard to score. The best football of the match was seen in the last quarter, but Epping were on top all the time. Pratt, Rae and Paulka made position well to receive passes from players further afield, and were able to rattle on a series of goals, scoring...
AWNL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
AWN L The monthly meeting of the Dia mond Creek branch of the A.W.N.L. was held on Wednesday afternoon when Mrs. Hughes spoke on the'act ivities of the Central Committee. Members are asked to give their support for a scheme for the adopt ion of two or more orphan children from Britain. The Junior Branches decided to raise money by self denial and per sonal sacrifice to get a training plane for the use' of air force trainees. The assistance of older folk would be welcomed in this project. With the exception of the Mayor (Councillor J. L. Ryan) himself, all members of the family have been ill and are only just recovering. The Mayoress has had a very bad attack of quinzy, while Misses Mar garet and Joan and Messrs. David and Jock Ryan have all had German measles. Miss Meg Rankin has also been ill with measles.
Diamond Creek RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Diamond Creek RED.CROSS The sewing meeting was very well attended. Members and friends are asked to note that business meetings are held in the Public Hall on the second Tuesday in each month, and sewing meetings on the fourth Tues day in the Kindergarten room at the Parish Hall. All willing to help will be welcome. In the parcel forwarded to the Red Cross were: 5 pullovers, 4 scarves, 6 pr. sox; 2 pr bed sox; 1 helmet, 18 food covers; 20 pan covers, 7 hospital shirts, 48 linen tidy bags, 8 wool hot water bottle covers, 12 hot water bottle covers, and a quantity of old linen. A depot for waste paper and other materials is in charge of Mr. Wieland at the Vicarage. Any wool requir ed may be procured from Mrs. Hod getts, and sewing material from Mrs. Bradley.
GYMNASTIC DISPLAY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
GYMNASTIC DISPLAY A very fine display by the gymnas ium club of Hurstbridge, was given in the Hurstbridge Hall on Wed nesday night. Mr. Ford, the instruct or, is to be heartily commended for his voluntary work with the youth of the district. The prizes given for merit were won by: H. Sutherland (senior class), E. Ford (junior class), S. Graham, 1st in Junior Class; S. Hamer, 2nd in Junior Class; B. Roberts, 1st in Senior Class; Mrs. C. Ford, 2nd in Senior Class. A request was made for a repeat performance in a few weeks, and Mr. Ford is willing to do so, and will do nate half the profits to the football club and Red Cross respectively.
SOLDIERS VISIT "KOORINGORAMA" [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
SOLDIERS VISIT "KOORINGORAMA" On Tuesday 'of last vweek a party of about 30 convalescent soldiers to gether with trained sisters and wo men transport drivers visited Koor ingorama from Stonnington Conval escent Home. The party was received by the lad ,ies. of the Emergency Red Cross Committee 'and entertained by them. is Week's Text Jesus said:-"Come unto me ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. -Matt. 11: 28. During the afternoon crdquet, quoits. and other games were played, and: community s'inging was very popular; Later a very enjoyable afternoon tea was served by the ladies;, ho were thanked for their kindnessin in making the outing possible ' for-' the; men. - It is anticipated that another visit: will be;made by the soldiers to El tham in the near' future.
Hurstbridge RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Hurstbridge RED CROSS The usual monthly meeting of the Hurstbridge Red Cross was held in the Hall on Wednesday afternoon, June 19. Mrs. Ford (President) was in the chair. There were 22 members present, and a large quantity of fin ished work was handed in during the afternoon. A letter of thanks was received from the Australian Red CrossSo ciety thanking the united efforts of Panton Hill and Hurstbridge Red Cross for the cheque of £65 to War Appeal. Home Nursing Class is to com mence as soon as a date convenient to Mrs. Fletcher can be arranged. The Church of England Hall is to be the place for the class to met for in struction. A special house to house canvass for Red Cross funds was arranged. A letter received from an old gentleman promising id.. per day for the duration of the war was a noble gesture. A War Savings Certificate Group was formed of 16 members of the Red Cross present. Wool and material to be bought for workers will be handed out at next meeting.
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS' SURPRISE VICTORY PREMIERSHIP FORM IN DEFEATING HEIDELBERG [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIUORS' SURPRISE VICTORY PREMIERSHIP FORM IN DEFEATING HEIDELBERG DISPLAYING their best form for the season, Diamond Valley Juniors delighted their supporters by the con vincing manner in which they defeated Heidelberg, and their win gave them a slender chance of 'reaching the four. Injuries and employment left Eltham with only 16 players. for their match at Montmorency, in which the locals put up a sterling game and were beaten by only a point in a most exciting finish. Greensborqugh have' had a lapse of form and were no match for the consistent Epping com bination. PREMIERSHIP LIST P. W. L. Pts Epping , 8 8. 0 32 Heidelberg_ 8 "5 3 20 Eltham : 8 5 3 20 Greensborough 8 4 4 4 16 D.V. Juniors 8 2. 6 8 Montmorency 8 0 8 :0
(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
(To the Editor.) Sir,-I have heard several rumors regarding our Emergency Red Cross, and would like to explain to people through 'your paper that we are not working only for the Junior Red Cross, but for the E.S.R.C. which was formed here in February 1939. Since then seven have obtained their "First Aid" certificates and ten the;r "Home Nursing" certificates. During our Home Nursing lectures, war &lt;as declared, and we turned our minds to the more serious side. We ran en tertainments and with collections, were able in January 1940 to send the E.S.R.C. 12 single sheets and 14 pillow slips. In February we sent them £4 in cash for the Navy, Be sides this, members are knitting. On Empire Day we had a stall in the city our proceeds from which amounted to £23/5/1. All goods on the stall were donated by,local residents. Be sides the E.R.C. we also work for the A.C.F., and last week sent them £2/15/ in cash.- We also have a Camp Fire Fund for the local boys, of whom we have five ov...
Correspondence (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Correspondence (To the Editor.) Sir,-Will you kindly make known through the valuable medium of your paper some facts regarding the act ivities of the Kinglake Red Cross Emergency Service Company. This company was formed in Feb ruay 1939 when it seemed unlikely that peace would prevail for long. and several members, realising that they could be useful to their country. should the necessity arise. decided to take the Red Cross course in First Aid. Dr. Cordner instructed the class in an honorary capacity, and seven mem bers passed and received their certific ates in First Aid. Later Mrs. Gamble instructed a class of R.C.E.S. Coy members in Home Nursing, and nine members qualified and received their certific ates, so that now our company has a group of women capable of active service in case of emergency. Among a section of this community some doubt exists as to whether we are a Red Cross- Emergency Coy affiliated with the Red Cross Society in the care of sick and disabled soldiers, or ...
HEIDELBERG DOWNED AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
HEIDELBERG DOWNED AGAIN For the first time this season Dia mond Valley Juniors really struck form last Saturday, and by much im proved team work and with a 'win ning ruck they had no difficiulty in defeating -Heidelberg. A .decided weakness in the side however, :iJAhe forward line, and before the 'tanam reaches premiership form this will have to be remedied. In the third \ term, nine behinds were kicked. From the outset, the Juniors sholwed marked improvement. They kept position far better than in ear lier games, and were up with their men all the time. One of the most dominant features of the game was the almost super human ruck work. by. the. Diamond Valley team, which ,has lben lacking in earlier matches. This Was tihe first time this year in which Diamoqrd Val 'ley have held the advantage in this important. department. Obtaining the throw-out time and again, *the rovers and" centre men were given many opportunities to be gin scoring moves. Ian Gale and Bob Laurie played -splendi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
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Eltham YOUNGER SET BALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Elthamr YOUNGER .SET- BAL Eltham Younger. Set's second ball . to raise funds for the War. Service' Committee was completely sucCbcs fuil. from a social point, of view, but financially it was a failure. It was difficult to understand w'fy this should have been so in view of the complimentary remarks which. we?e, heard on all sides following their first effort in March. Admittedly last Friday night was inclined to _be, wet.' but this could hardly, account for the apathy of the young people of Eltham towards a function which had for its primary object the raising of funds to assist in making soldiers more 'comfortable in the desperate struggle which is developing over seas. Apart from some members of the executive committee, there was only a handful of the younger generation of Eltham residents in attendance, and had it not been for (isitors rep resenting the Montmorency Younger. Set, from Hurstbridge and Research, the committee would have been in dif ficulties.. When he welcomed the v...
PERSONAL WOLLERT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
PERSONAL WOLLERT On Saturday, June 14, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Dra per. Mrs. Draper war formerly Miss Wallis of Mernda. Mr. Lanny Greer has enlisted in the A.I.F..and has entered the Bal comb Camp near Mount Martha. DOREEN Miss Dorothy Wallis gained her A.L.C.M. in elocution at the'recent examinations conducted in Melbourne. Miss Wallis was a pupil of Miss Joyce Edge. Mr. and Mrs. John McPhan of Kingston are spending .a holiday at "Parkside." Mr. Warwick Creighton,. who has been in the militia camp at. Mt. Martha, returned home on Thursday of last' week and resumed his duties at the Public Works Department this week. Messrs Bob Reid and Philip Edge, who .have, enlisted with the A.I.F., entered camp at Royal Park on Mon day, and were joined by Harry and Ken Almond on Wednesday. Mrs: W. Edge and Sister-Lois Edge are spending holidays at Byaduk with the Reverend and Mrs.,.Monk house. MERNDA Mr. Albert' Wallis is spending' a holiday with relatives at. Bacchus Marsh.