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TOOK THE TIP. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
'OOKI, THE 'rIP: Some time ago a millwomre" wai. in the habit of going to a public- house, alter drawing his wages on Fridays, aund soon his money wac% spent. When he was passing the kit cheln be could smell steak nod o:Aiuns. being cooked. "'That smells aw rent," he said. "Aye," answered the landlord, 'and that's thy share of it." These words preyed on the mill- worher's mind, no he decided to stop drinking. A few weeks later he was passing the same public-house, and'. the landlord was standing outside. "Why, Dill, we've never seen you., since I don't know when I What are ye doin' wi' yersel' now 7" "I've started collecting pictures,'" answered Bill. "What kind have you got ?" asked: the Iandlord. "Oh, real gems, all good 'uas," he answered. "If you'll bring one or two down,' said the landlord, "Ill buy emn for' the sake of the firm." "I carry mine wi' me," he answer ed, and at the mmen time pulled out: five one-pound notes. "Do you see them 7" he asked. "Yes," answered the landlor...
SANDY'S EXTRAVAGANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
SANDY'S EXTRAVAGANCE. Sandy had taken Jeanie to the vil- lage fair. They had seen all the "freeo shows," but there was a cinema en tertainment for which a charge was. made and which the lady wanted tcc see. "Winna ye tak' me 7" ahe said,. persmalively. "It is only a penny." At the door, however, Sandy die?- covered that the price of adms.le.oc. was thrnepence enrih for atul?., He groaned. It war too ivn' t,.reo- treat, and so he relucr.rtly ae:rce with the sixpence ,u !,'ui hea :o - Inside he said : "Jeanie. gin ye eve: door' m : ive for ye, aut think c' whi' rI hase pent=' on ye this vera (lday."
IT WAS RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
ri WAS IIGHT: The Stone family were in dire dis-. tress, and little Jimmy was getting tired of it. Principally, he sulfered from a surfeit of bread eand dripping.. A slice of this dainty comestible: formed his breakfast, and very often,. slas ! his dinner and supper. One day hbe rebelled openly. "I: don't want dripping I" he sobbed. "I, want butter ! "Be thankful for what you can get,. my boy I" cried' his mother. "Drip-. ping will do you more good." "It won't !' It's killing me I I'veo been feeling badi lately, and now I've, found out from a book that it's drip- ping that's doing me all the harm fI" "Why, what rubbish han the boy, got hold of 7V' " 'Tain't rubbish I It's the trtli Ir It said : 'Constant dripping wears? away a stone,' and it's right'!"'
WISE AND OTHERWISE. COOK EXPLAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
WISE AND OTHERWISE. COOK IXP'LAINED.. "Jane" said M'rs. Mig.: to the. In telligent-looking maid" of induitry,. "it is Willie's birthdty' tomorrow and I arw going to give him a party.. i want you to make oRme tart" for" the, little onea." "All right, mum,"' replied' Jane;: "what kind shall' I make 7" "Oh, I'll. lave that to your dlscre tion,. Jane;" said the mistress, plea santly ; "but make them more than. one sort." Next evening, weiln Willie and hiss littleo Iricnds were scared at the tea- table; in marched Janc; and proudly" placed two dishes, eacrh with a large ticket and loaded with pastries, on" the table. "They look very nice Jane;" com- plimentcd the mietress. "But what. do the tickets with. 'T.A.' on them. mean 7" "Oh, that's so's you'll know what they are, mum," was the reply. " 'T.A.' on that one means ' 'tis apple,' and 'T.A.' on the otler one. meane " 'tain't apple.' "
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
Ititnt I d WhittIEcsct ,itar vucatiSer . AND ?iltalttred ~rWef. Vn|leU Advuanite Published BEery .rlday .dloreninl. FRlIDAY, APIL[t 26, 1918. A concert and datico in aid of theo funds of the Arthur's Oreek ?ind Stratheween ]ranch. of the Red Cross Society will be held this (Friday) evening in the Mechanice' Institute,. Arthur's Creek. The Bondigo Fife and Drum Band, visited Hurstbridgo last Sunday and played a number of selections. of music on the lawn in front of Mr. W. G. Gray's residence. On Thursday next a meeting will. be held at the Hall, Panton Hill, to. arrange for a concert and medley stall to be held on the 25th llay in aid.of the local Red Cross Funds. All are invited to attend. That 1Hurstbridge, is fast becoming ia very popular holiday resort waes evidenced last Monday (Eight Hours' Day) by the very large number of visitors. May we respectfully suggest to the lending spirits of tho-district the advisability of providing a reerea tionl ground and establishing swim ming b...
WHY HANDS ARE LINED. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
* WHY HANDS ARE LINED. *---+-- Several theories have been lntely advanced to explain the corrugations of fingers, palms and soleo , hut the most plausible one is that expreased by the term "friction-aJkdn." Not only man, but all the monkey-A and apes have sneh ridgen on the skin of the grasping part of their hands ani feet. Strangely enoug;h, tha. Ameri can opossume and tree ,orraupi'rs, Alltrallan phalaengtes and Hl oth Amorienl monkeys ihave JIt nlch corrugati,:cu on their tails. The opesnchi ,t tfhe ducta of the eweat gland; L~.a .L' io the tops of the ridges. T'lh er pply the slight mIao ture that Is nteveanry to proper gira ping, A paper on heredity lately dc clares that a aman instinctively molH tenl the il)IhnH of hle h:IndU when he lslhena to group i'ecurely. 'The pat ftrn of linger prints in generally here ditnry, but every indlvidalh develops hie own details. i110.
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
Social Notes. BY TILil.MA. Cnpltnin Brucei, x Mlothnurnn solfcctnr, hIag LIeion selectcdl ts t hi Nitionmnuli oaudidnu,. for tIro Flindora clolelroi. Onptrlin Iiiuce is thon winijitnor of t? hi litiitry (JioeO anl tins i diutiiguished miitaiIit' tcord. Capito In i uce oponuroI 111iiclamtpttigi it I)auidicunnig on Ttoiritdny riot cud ni iut withl on citcouragI g rounption. M'tr J., J. I1llt lutet olciiflo:! hiso foli,. ,ion, of conttetinglt thi eolliuc iin dith t'uriiiri oiir IItII 0rexte, Io c wlio nw it' for Ii'rii `Drn batt iwoo iioioetiiI on lii recount biy Ail Itiwningi cc. Ni r to, It. It ilrtin0 otitimt'i coi oeli.rnr, it rniiiiiIlIg htu rie ttinn In in J,ihor it Irntioi, ili cuioeUc'oofolii tiliourd i1 .ir iUiitintout III Uttipolutil tot thu lout t3talu tiroeionn, Sirong efforts were tnde to nat air V. II. Everard, M.L.A., for the vacancy ill theo Flld er' l'ctorn, th" M' Everial ignified that li th slightest wish tLo enter t` liast in the olection on tMay li he S"peakio at t...
WHEN COUNTERFEITERS WERE COUNTENANCED. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
WHEN COUNTERFEITERS WERE COUNTENANCED. -4---- Numerous methods have been adop ted from time to time supplementing the currency of the various countries engaged in the present conflict, but it is scarcely possible that the powers that Ie will be forced to the expodi rets that were often essential in the old days. Prior to Napoleon's 1802 campaign, for instance, the Paris gendarmeo made a raid one night on a house in the Plaine Montrouge, and discovered a manufactory of false notes. Quite a sensation was caused when, on the following day, the Police Ministor made the announcement that the .manufnctury had been started "by order of the Emperor." The false notes, which were Austrian and Rus sian, instead of French, were intend ed for use against the enemy on the Russian expedition, but the hbulk of them came to grief dlring the great retreat. The Duke of Wellington was res ponsible for a. sinilar stroke of busi ness during the Peninsulahr "ar. DT.d ly in need of gold when about to in va...
KANGAROO GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
KANGAROO GROfUND1. (iFnoar. . CORESPONDRNT), Tlhe boloon . anl conaftti cernoi Ihld in tihe Kahgasroo Ground I1alh, Saturday night, 20th ines., proved grea't success finatnially and otlrrnis, as I thlink without nn exceprion ry one enjoyed themrolves,. Air Adre White oplened the proceedings, whic was followed by a table1u, "T Allies."' liss Davies (snur new Sch. Ti.lcher), had. the children performij to advantage in a snng oalled al"T bLitle Indians," which caused mis laughter as each Indin, gave his ;l whoop; We feel sure this youls I.?y will be a great favourite and helpi the district. Other items were ?s by Iiss Moaynard and Miss Trit: Everitt, both' being eneered. T: decorntions, in the Hall were sw wol s seeing, the balloons hovio viry pretty effet, colours of every h l.ing displayede Tte" scene at a Iack of'llle stage,. which was cere skletcheld by Miss Davies, repren threie.gOnmei holding balloones. T csnefitti fight caused some tfist t furious fun. AMr A. White proposed a vr...
EATING THE LEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
EATWIG THE LEEK. The man who. has the privilege of dining for the first time with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers has to under go something of an ordeal-that' is, unless he has eaten a leek before, and provided he is dining with the regi ment on St. David's Night. Royal Welsh Fusilier custom ordains that on St. Darid's Night every oficer and guest present at mess who has never eaten a leek before shall now do so. The novice has to stand on his chair, with one foot on the tadte, and be cute thebo leek while a drum mer heats a roll behind him, and the memory of Toby Purcell, a famous major of the regiment when it was first raised, and who was killed at the battle of the Boyne, is drunk with all due honours. Dining with a Highland regiment is also something of.an ordeal-atdleast for a Bastanach. With the dessert on a big .?mat-i;:ht in come the pipers, who smaurch round tbo table skirling and swaggering for all they are worth. In a small room the din is simply awful, and the Southerner finds...
BURGLARY AT DIAMOND CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
BUROGLARY AT DIAMJOND OREEK. 011 Monday night, or early Tuer morning, Inst a orulnror nr hri entered iti promises (Post OfE S0 w of Malso?s Paul and Jme,.ait Disie Oreok, and removed goods (?' sllirls, etc)i to tho value of ? Entrance was eflcled by trniT side window..' M r W. James, fril'a I, ktry. ostahlishment on theopp' side of the street, noticed a IoL: the shop about two o'clock on Ti? nmorning, but, tlhijnkin it i,, broIher's partner, Mr Ptol (4tlJC on the premises), movijg hnu',Ii no further notice. Soroie fes bick rumlnlors were current 'hlt nut?upt had lhete mode on the pri of Mr P. Ryant, butcher, nil a!" those of Mr C. Milthorlp, storek' at Diamond Grcek, and that 9l latter plach thlo intending thin stltshed a window.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
TO TIIE'EDITOR OF Till: ADVE? )enr.Slr,-I am alld to ice IhtC corrop lnlont, " Observer." Ira PIJ ' my adviCO to hiln to tudy the dii 'Ihis cwek I wnll Iraw 1i ailc?en" Ironliea on? En?gilh OGinlmlar-tIh obtaninable on tlhe " time poymO+' I, lie write thill week Ii reply to nn letter of "GO.).N.," thieceh no such es Iappinrodl i your column ' If weklc~. lvowever, as lIe jlinls aleo lie vJentlly icutrs to me. nod oellr+ right i hlnibt ilog lhis fll ipode+ o servntion," .lu ighl by tI h niil, peoplo weh o bevo aivou me uolllicil un..o ,lit they ..... n . 11.. .'.' ,'' WithI Observer" or hli " tmo" :' in your lrau of the guita., On a oridtlelin rlof the mue, it wouHd c?' ti "Observer'e" best way of cati "r oltinlllu grtlitul" would be ink 0 larg.e .su of monoy In ..X".. ; nt hIs uolPest r?ilwny ticcll?i'1I hInpple i Illwe I motor O 'tc m , I rcr. hlThu Iller wlcoull Id ' ' I"' 'ornoonlly, loweovor, I I' cl, chwl longer, pcrl ly beIn Il Y' c'oucce' vislihic l iti lc llr tt m "ala Icupo ...
BOASTFUL STORY OF GERMAN AIRMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
BOASTFUL STORY OF GERMAN AIRMAN. A participint in an, aeroplane raid on London gives a graphic story of the eipedition. After describing the proparations, which included a short address by the commander, ending "I commend you to God,"' he pro ceeds (according to the "Daily Tele graph" summary) : "At teq' o'clock the commander shoots from his machine a rocket, which is a sign for the start. He goes up first, then all' the big, well loaded birds rise and take their course towards London.` The Belgian 'coast is soon reached. The first shots of. the anti-aircraft guns reach our height, but don't disturb. us. The firing having been panned, our squad ron closes up. On the left is the Thames, whose bends we follow care fully on the map. Closely we ap proach our objective. "I look with some anxiety at the cloeid-bank lying ahead. Curse it we are going to have bad luck again this time. Five minutes pa?s. I look around for' my comrades. They are all there, in close phalanx. Then, at last, beh...
JAPANESE KNOTS. WHERE THEY DO WITHOUT BUTTONS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
JAPI:1SE rtHOTs. WITRIC THIIY DO WITHOUT UTU'IrONS. The JapIae3e have no uwe for but tons, buckles, or honkt and eyce. rord serves every pr-ro.se of Insten ilng, and furnishes artistic pos?ibill ties eemniongly without cnd. The Japanese have hundreds of knots, made necew?sry by the orna mental use of cord. Some are as old as the time when history wan record ed by a series of knots, just as it. was in China and Peru before writing was invented. There are dozens of knots in common and ceremonial usage, and these every child can tie. In one educational museum of Ja pan .is a great frame of the most beautiful knots, tied in silken and gold thread. This had formed a part of Japan's exhibit at a certain World's Fair. For six months this wonderful collection had hung upon the wall, and only twvo visitors hauld noticed and inquired about it. Even. thess thought the knots must be in dustrial samples intended for dress trimmings. No one offered to buy the unique exhibit, no museum begged for ...
RED CROSS APPEAL. "THE DRIVE." A MONEY MAKING SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
RED CROSS APPEAL. "TIIE DIIIVE?" A .MONEY .AAKINO SOlBmt. Experience has shown thoso inter ested in the collection of funds for patriotic purposes that novelty in the methods adopted are necessary if good results aro to be assured. VWith this knowledge the Red Cross Appeal Committee readily adopted the "drive scheme," particulars of which were brought froumAmerica by Mr. Ilugh J. Ward, of J. C. Williamson Ltd. Mr. Ward has reported that in America the " drive" has been used with won derful success in the collection of money forstho various funds. Millions of dollars have been gathered in the States by this means, and it continues to do good. It was introduced lasts month in Sydney for the Red Cross appeal in Now South Wales. and alecady many thousands have beei collected, The object of the "drive" is to in rite the co-operation of overy houso hold in the work of collecting for the Red Cross. This is obtained by soll ing badges or small posters for 5s eacih These are posted in the wi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
and lec turer, recotlly wtllh -Pric'ate Bobbie Pearco, gfian bis lost Australinn lecturu antd vocal e ntertainmenlt ibefore pritceedin to America. Oirryone weH the townll holotred. O, ll*e rond the car pulled up at the Iariel school, tnit+iht by n returned soldier, 1Mr E. W\V Arnold, wiho, runtinin to the car, shook hands twrmly with the ex Signnller. " lie got nte oIf the hIttle fieldl n Gallipoli when ] wan bliriiled," wen S. "Klt.yhille' explanation of the particularly wrhlm receptiono. T'wo hllls of the trip are worthy of record. First ('ortyonn', n loynl little town, put llp uch lirtl hide for tho taot mror' hibstoric lied Clroo tin ofi jot, thlt it cnme serotal in Auitralin. . Second, Private Arnoldl's littlo school Ino mnnth Iantded tie Il?elchwort h distric! for ptllriotic work for tIh Edhcatinl ).-partlm rlit's \'nr PlFund.
LADY HELEN MUNRO FERGUSON. MESSAGE TO THE STATE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
LADY IHE LEN" MUNIO.O, FERGUSON. MESSAGE TOl THII .S'ATE' SCfOOL CIILDRIEN OF VICrOltlA. In a congratulatory letter on the work for Empire if the school children Her Excellenoy writes " I would lil:e to congrntulate all the young people and adults concerned on the results of their patriotic efforts. I am very glad to hear that the child r.a atre ,,ing to make yet another effort on hIeholf" of the Australian Rdtl Cross Society, which is wmnking" its secondLgreat appeal for tupdsto gen nble it to carry on its work for the sick' and wounded A?stralitn soldiers-in all parts of the world. The reaponsibili. ties of the Society are so great that money is un?iesingly needed, mone especially for the relief of our prisonters of war, whto, ut for thie parcels of food sast them by the Red Cross, would he continually is a condition of semin.stnrvntiin. Wishin, you all sluc. egis --Y~ours sincerely (signed) H-I?Lte al Usno FIInpusoN."
PANTON HILL BRANCH OF SOLDIERS' FRIENDS. 1ST ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 April 1918
ANTON HILL BRAN?H OF0 SOLDIERS' FRIENDS. Isr ANNIVERSARY. There was a very good attendance it the Prnton Hill Public Hall on Iednesday eveningl, April 17bh, 18, when the local branch of the l?ague of Soldiers' Friends ihold its rrst atnivtrsary. The Hall woa tastefully decorated wilh bunting anod gun leaves, and the audience was enthbsiastio in the spirit of the movement. The Rev. E. setwyn Chnase, to whom the initia. liln of the League owes much, Ilad made suituble arrangements and a lengthy programme was gone through in a most praiseworthy manner. Mrgs Holinger presided at the piano, and a ntumber of hymns apprlpriate to the occasion was the rsigniiclant featers of the gathering. Fags and other loyal emblems were in the hands rfeill and were waved on suitablh occasions. M.r W. I}. Everard, 1.L A., who, received an enthusiastiowoleomte,aotod is Chairman, and gave a stirring iddress on the patriotic work ut pire tent engaging this country. He out. lined the ailto of this particular ...