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CYCLING WHITTLESEA AMATEURS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
CYCLING WHITTLESEA AMATEURS The above club conducted a road race last Saturday over a course of about 15 miles. The winner proved to be H. Lorenz from 8 min., who had an easy win from J. Searle with P. Sparrow close up in third place. Fourth and fifth places were filled by D. McKendrick and B. Wailes. The scratch men put up a poor per formance and never looked a possib ility. The winner has been riding consist ently well duriing the season and richly deserved his win. It was also pleasing to note the re turn to form of J. Searle and , P. Sparow. :Last season these riders rode consistently well.: Results: JL.Lorenz 1; J. Searle 2; Fastest time: P. Sparrow.
CONCERT FOR RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
CONCERT FOR RED CROSS The concert organised by the Hon. W. H. Everard M.L.A. in aid of the Doreen Branch of the Red Cross was successful far beyond; expectations. Though a number of additional seats had been procured, there was still not room for the enormous crowd, and many haJ to stand duiing the performance. The hall had been artistically dec orated with bunting, and when the Public Service Band of some thirty performers took their place on the platform, the sight was. most impos ing. Mr. Everard in introducing the band, spoke of the good work they were doing for charity of all kinds, by giving their services almost free of cost. He then spoke of the excellent work this branch, and all others, were doing for the Red Cross. The pro gramme was a unique one, and seein ingly was enjoyed by all. Miss Frawley with her mello-piano was de lightful and her humorous items with Mr. Migliatti as partner proved very popular. The Patriotic Airs played by the band were most stirring and appropr...
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report At Croydon Market on Monday all classes of live stock and machinery sold in great demand. Milking cows £12/10/; heifers £10/12/6; stale £10/5/; epringing cows, £12/7/6; heifers £10/2/6; yearling heifers £6; poddles 85/; store bullocks £9; cows £6/10/ fat bullocks £15; beefy cows £10/10/; choppers, £7; crackers 95/; dairy bulls, small £7. Calves-Selling weel, large vealers, £8/10/; small £4/15/; calves, 44/; small to 28/; lightweights, to 14/. pigs-Selling freely, heavy porkers to 63/6; medium 55/; light 44/; ba coners, light 70/; boars 56/; .chopping sows 60/; stores, to 34/; slips 28/6; suckers, up to. 19/. Sheep. - Good clearance of same. Wethers, 6 tooth, 23/6; store lambs, 15/2; ewes, 14/8; rams, '22/; store weaners, 14/8. Poultry-Selling in great demand. Cockerels 13/3; drakelings 12/6; hens 10/; cock chickens 9/2; chickens 6/3; pullets, 9/4; W. hens 5/8; drakes 8/6; ducks 6/7; ducklings 6/6; geese 12/6. Horses.-Good inquiries for work ers; medium dra...
Doreen RED CROSS ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Doreen. RED CROSS ACTIVITIES The Doreen Branch of the Red Cross met for their fortnightly meet ing on June 20. The attendance was good. As was reported in a recent issue of this paper, members are very enthusiastic over obtaining names for the Autograph Quilt. Anyone wishing to have their name placed upon it may do so for the sum of 1/. The Whittlesea Shire Councillors most generously donated 5/ each to have their names inscribed thereon which donation has brought the am ount raised by this branch to a little of £100 since October of last year. A personal appeal from Lady Dugan asking for three garments for the French Red Cross met with approval and these garments will be desatched shortly. The next meeting will be held on July 5 when we hope to report a sub stantial Increase in funds as a result of the concert to be held on June 25.
Mernda SCHOOL DANCE AND EUCHRE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Mernda SCHOOL DANCE AND EUCHRE About 80 residents'and their friends attended a dance and euchre party in the Mechanics' Institute on. Saturday .'night in 'aid of. the school funds. 'A most enjoyable evening was spent; the prizes being won by Mrs. Griffiths, with Mr. R. Benson and Mr. E. Edwards sharing the men's prize. Montmorency Younger Set will hold a dance at Montmorency Hall on Tuesday night in aid of the Austin Hospital. With novelties and a good supper, a most enjoyable evening is promised.
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 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. Lilydale 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 Ut?ensils, Galv. Iron, Sundries, Top Prices Assured. Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real Estate and Business Agent, Live Stuck and Farm Salesman. Farms for Sale-10ac. to 50Oac. Croydon Market Agencies: Alston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s Winches, Scoops. Chevrolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; John Dere Tractors, Orchard, etc.; Mitchell and Co's Farm Maohinery; Lister &...
A.W.N.L. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
A.W.N.L. The Doreen-Mernda Branch of the Australian Women's National League held their first annual meeting on Wednesday, June 19. Member:s and friends numbering seventy-five were present. The meeting opened with the National Anthm. Mrs. Creighton (President) then introduced Miss J. Sutherland, who occupied the chair. The speaker was Mr A. G. Adams of Melbourne, who gave a most instructive and interest ing address. He said that very few people, prior to the outbreak of the war, realised the danger that lay ahead. There were. numbers of people who had thought that Australia would do well out of the war, but this was not so. The best contribution the primary producer could give Great Britain was to see that prices did not bound up, thereby exploiting the Mother land, who; for 150 years, has given us everything it was possible to give -protection, self-government, mar kets for our produce, and every oppor tunity to dev'eldp and carve our own destiny. Mr.' Adanis went on to' say that th...
Councillor Price Entertained at Smoke Social TRIBUTE TO YEARS OF SERVICE TO PUBLIC More Than 100 At Complimentary Function [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
ou6ncillor Price Entertained at Smoke Social TRIBUTE TO YEARS OF SERVICE TO PUBLIC More Than 100 At, Complimentary Function 'AS a fitting recognition of, the high, regard and affection in which' Councillor Albert Price is held by the residents of.the ýltham district, and as a recognition of the years 6f work he' has carried out in having the Eltham water scheme takeni over by .the Board of Works, a smoke night was tendered to him in the Eltham Public Hall last night. Representatives of all sections of the community were in atten dance, as well as visitors from other centres, to pay tribute to the man whose generosity and kindlines,, both public and private, has beicome a by-word. .AK This function'had been arranged by the president of the Shire of Eltham (Councillor A. Braid) in response to ,the requests of residents who desired to acknowledge his efforts which had resulted in a saving of nearly £1,000. annually-to the ratepayers. ' During the evening Councillor Braid presented the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
THRIFT IS THE ARTIFICIER OF FORTUNE Thrift is just saving, not alone by the accumulation of money, but by the wise spending of it, and saving is just commonsense. The majority of incomes are modest, so the majority of people must plan, either for unusually heavy purchases, or for the eventual establishment of a competence. The majority of people obviously realise this, and use the best, most practical system of all, the Savings Bank account. It costs nothing, holds your money safe while paying interest, and re leases it to you whenever and wherever you may require it. (&onmmo altBtI avinas 3lda ? of flustralia (Guaranteed by the Commonwealth Government) WHITE LEGHORN CHICKS " It always pays to buy the best, and it always pays to buy from the farm with the reputation. The Research Poultry Farm calms all that and besides you buy from us in absolute confidence. Our motto is: THE BEST FIRST AND THE BEST ALWAYS. SELECTED DAY-OLD W.L. PULLETS ......... £6 10 0 per 100 SELECTED DAY...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
, NOTICES Tiny Tim Home Lighting Plant ON, gallon of Petrol will supply up .to 10 lights for One Week.. : Cost Only £65 INSTALLATION FREE -?.91 Particulars from G. BROCK Doreen Phone: Doreen 5. WANTED! All Classes Of Property r For Sale In This District C. JESSOP & COY. Estate Agents and Aectioneers S GREENSBOROUGH RISEDALE POULTRY F ARMII (C. CRAMP, Prop.) .Buy the Best-It` Pays.: Specialists. In, :Australorps. For strong, sturdy chicks bred' from my- noted strain of Prise Winers hatched from large Aegustralorp Chicks: Sexed £8/10/ per 100, unsexed £4 per 100. -White Leghorn Chicks: Sexed £7/10/ per 100; Unsexed '£3/10/ per 100. Austral orp & White Leghorn Cockerels, £1/1/- each. Eggs, incubator lots £1/15/ per 100. AIRLIE ROAD, MONTMORENCY N. E. ANGUS PANTON HILL ', BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR * ,NEW HOMES AND RENOVA TIONS. O MODERATE PRICES. COOL STORAGE Dilworth's HIVE the most up-to-date Stork for the Cool Storage of Fruit. The address is 67 HEIDELBERG ROAD, IVANHOE,...
Yarrambat SCHOOL ENDOWMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Yarrambat SCHOOL ENDOWMENT Saturday saw a scene of activity on the school six-acre endowment area when a number of adults. and scholars, headed by the trustees, Messrs T J. Grogan, C. J. Smith and the head Teacher, planted the final 100 Pinus Radiata trees, thus com pleting ;he area after ten years. Throughiout this time the Trustees and district folk have worked Plag nificently. Splendidly fenced and cared for, the area is a'real asset to the district and the school. Mes dames T. J. Grogan, C. J. Smith, J. M, Sexton, L. Dowel and Miss Irene SniSith provided it splendid afternoon tea enjoyed by all. An apology from Mr. H. Allen, chairman of School Committee was made. The' Head Teacher warmly congratulated all present' for the completion. of their splendid: ten years' work, which had made the Yarrambat school and the world "a better place." He particu larly referred to Mr. T. J. Grogan (a ten year trustee) and - r. C. 3. Smith, almost as long. These were two real pioneers. The formie...
ELTHAM BY A POINT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
ELTHAM BY Aý POINT Spectators at Montmorency last week certainly had their" money's worth. :Good football was seen under beautiful weather conditions.' Al though employment ieasons and in juries stopped Eltham from fielding a full team their players co-operated well enough to hold Montmorency and get `a one-point victory. Montmorenicy were first to get go ing, with, T. Hill punting a goal. El them were very unsettled and Mont iiorency added five points before Rowhah and Stock added goals. Braithwaite passed to Lawson who licked Eltham's first goal. ?-Tli6i Butherway, who was unbeatable, marked" nicely and kicked a beauty ý 'from the centre. Bradford helped LeBrocq add another before West, fiom a free, kicked a goal for Mont "THE ADVERTISER" BEST AND FAIREST FOOTBALLER "Football Vote," The Advertiser, Eltham. I desire to cast' one vote in support of Ii........... . of ............ ..Club, as the best and fairest player in the.......... ,.... . ... ......Association during the 1940 Fo...
TENNIS ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION A GRADE Greensborough I v Montmorency [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
TENNIS ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION A GRADE Greensborough 1 v Montmorency A. Yandell-F. Reed d D. McAdie- t M. Spence 6-4; Mrs. Yandell-Mrs. Lyons lost to Mrs McMasters-Mrs Mc Adir 4-6; A. Yandell lost to D. Mc Adie 3--6; Mrs. Yandell lost to Mrs 1 MecMasters 5-6; F. Reed d M. Spence 6-4; Mrs. Lyons d Mrs. McAdie 6-2; A. Yandell-Mrs. Lyons d D. I and Mrs. McAdie 6-3; F. Reed-Mrs. Yandell d M. Spence-Mrs. McMasters 6-3. Totals: Greensborough 1' .5-42 d .Montmorency 3-34. Macmont v Greensborough 2 D. Glasgow-H. Wines d R. Stub ley-G. Hart 6-4; Miss LaFrcnz-Miss Backman lost to Miss Spenccr-Mrs. Hart 4-6; D. Glasgow lost to R. Stubley 5-6; Miss LaFrenz d Miss Spencer 6-2; H. Wines d G. Hart 6-0; Miss Backman d Mrs. !lart 6-2. Totals: Macmont 4-33 d Greensborough 2-20. B GRADE Greensborough 1 v Greensborough 2 S. Lyons-R. Tooth lost to B Grass T. Hope 0-6; Misses Stafford-Ryan d Miss Heil-Mrs. Medhurst 6-0; S. Lyons lost to B. Grass 3-6; Miss Stafford d Miss Heil 6-2; R. Tooth d T. Hope ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
THE ORIGINAL W. G. APPS & SONS PTY, LTD. FUNERAL DIRECTORS NO CONNECTION WITH ANY OTHER FIRM OF SIMILAR NAMID The old established firm of W. G. APPS & SONS PTY. LTD., wish to notify their clientele that their representatives can be communicated with at any hour by telephone at the following addresses only: 174 BURGUNDY STREET, HEIDELBERG, Held. 80; W. T. F. USHER, Jnr, Representative. 74 MOOR STREET, FITZROY, J1145. 239 LONSDALE STREET, MELBOURNE, J1146.5. 395 HIGH STREET, ST. KILDA, LA1271-3. 88 CARLISLE STREET, ST. KILDA, LA1272. .9 HORNE STREET, ELSTERNWICK, LF1366. ARTHUR APPS, J.P., Managing Director. G. W. APPS, Director. F. USHER, Director. BRIAR HILL TIMBER Coy. ALL GOODS AT CITY PRICES. SPECIALS! . 3in x lin HARDWOOD SHORTS . 5/6 per 100 lineal feet 2in x lin SHORTS . ..... 3/9 per 100 lineal feet Limited Stocks Available *All. Building Hardwood Available. Baltic and Hardwood Flooring and Linings. Phone: Greensborough 119. H. R. SQUIRE Proprietor Sherbourne ...
Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Sheep Sales Macarthur & Macleod Pty. Ltd., 615 :Collins Street, Melbourne, report: Fat Sheep.-At Newmarket on Tues day there were 187A trucks and 263'7 by.road, this number being equal to 14 trucks less than the previous Tues day. Competition at early sales was steady, values being about equal to recent quotations. At late afternoon sales a slight improvement was no ticeable and the market closed a shade firmer. On a/c of W. Cozens, Rainbow, 89 crossbred wethers to 28/2, avg. 27/4; a/c Macleod Bros., "Macsfield," Wal lan, 66 comeback wethers to 27/1 avg. 24/3 and 50 merino wethers to. 22/4 avg. 21/10. Fat Lambs.-There were 117 trucks and 3655 by road, being 35 .trucks more than the previous Tuesday. Best quality lambs were firm, but late con? ditioned and inferior 'were 1/ lower Our sales included:- On a/c A. Stasisowsky, Sheep Hills; 50 to 27/Ill, avg. 27/; a/c A. Cordes, Rupanyup, 60 to 23/11, avg. 20/6: SStore Sheep.-There were approxi Smately 9500 which was-slightly heav...
EPPING AGAIN VICTORIOUS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
EPPING AGAIN VICTORIOUS Contrary to the indication given by the scores, the return match be tween Epping and Greensborough last Saturday provided plenty of in- terest and thrills for the onlookers. Having won the toss and decided to kick with the wind, Epping failed to make as, good a use of this favor able factor as they might have done, principally because of the poor kick- ing by the forwards. Of eight scoring shots during the term, only two were majors; and it was only because of the magnificent work of J. Paulka and W, Pratt that the home team ended the term with an 18pt lead. These two players turned back Greensborough attacks time after time and left the visitors with a scoreless term. With their usual adaptability, the 1939 Premiers were not inconven- ienced by playing against the wind in the second term, and despite, the fact that Greensborough clapped on the pace, Epping continued to forge ahead during this period. The visitors' forwards were again bustled by Epping's defe...
Kangaroo Ground MR. J. STEVENSON GORED BY BULL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 28 June 1940
Kangaroo Ground MR. J. STEVENSON GORED BY BULL While attending to some fencing on his property early this week Mr. James Stevenson was gored by a young Jersey bull which had, until that time been treated as a pet by the family. Mr. Stevenson was taken by sur- prise when the bull approached him from behind and threw him into the fence causing severe injury to the left shoulder and inflicting lacera- tions and bruises. When assistance arrived, Mr. Stevenson was lying on the ground holding the young bull by the horns. It had been the habit for members of the family to play with the bull, and it is thought that the attack was not made with any vicious intent; otherwise it would not have stood quietly when being held by the in- jured man but would have attempted to trample him as he lay. Mr. Stevenson is now making satis- factory progress in "'Genista" hos- pital at Greensborough.
AUSTIN HOSPITAL AUXILIARY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 July 1940
AUSTIN IIOSPITAL AUXILIARY 'the motithly meeting, held at the home of Mrs.. Andrew on June 27, was well attended. Donations amounting to £1/10/ were redeived. During the month 6 -long sheets and 1.8 draw sheets were sent to the hospital, also 20 large jars of Jam and 26 small jars. A donation of 22 Jars of'. Jam was gratefully received from:, Mrs. Cock roft. .The annual card party is to be held at Myers on. July 25, consequently the next monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday,, July 24. Miss MIaplestone was appointed a life member of this branch.