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ITALIAN HORSEMANSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
ITALIAN IIORSEIMANSHIP. - --o--- There are few hetter hirou men In tho world thean the cava\lry ollrcerL of our Italian ally. The oittninlation they have to pan? bclore outlifying for their "ttar" is certainly the last.. word in horoemannhip. To run nl ordinary foot. race Lft ettay enoulgh, hit to rile for full tpeed for several hultdreld ya.rtld; hold ing in one hi,ud ai e)poi oen which reste atn riegg in o fe.ttL \hiih itust he practicedl a lolng time carrefully beftro. it canf he pee.forlnrl turtneloafully, end, ns It rewillt, thlree te nut til.n y Itho,. rltn hn attro of acconitplidling it ell..- ever they try, lhreo'ver, the emnr:v eeillettd to no- complnlt title dilttietlt f(et c,.ittatu: threo hig:h fretc, enrih of ulhilc hin: to ie cleared at a gnflloD wit?lour loseln the egg.
PALACES ON WHEELS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
PALACES O3, WHEELS. --0----- The train in which the ex-Czar and his family used to trav61 is stated to, have been the moat elaborate train, de lure in the world. It is indeed a palance on wheels, and consisted of eleven carriages. Constructed cntiro ly on the corridor system, it was flit tod with electric tells throughout. An a matter of prec.-;:ion, the ear riang occupied by the cx-Czar's fam ily were placed in the mid?lUa of the train. The walls of the ex-Empress's drawing-room were covered with paln rose silk, and her bed chamber wmas with light blue satin. Each sleeping saloon hand a bathroom and drceing room attached, and the most elabor ate system of danger alarms was ilt ted in every compartanint. Another sumptuous royal train is that in which the Kaiser travels. Six coaches, each weighing over sixty tons, compose the special train, and of these, four are reserved for the Emporcr and his suite, and the other two are reserved as ll.tchens. The second coach in the train is the ...
DIAMOND CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
DIAMOND CHEEK. -*4*--9-- (FaOtM A C01nEStOND?,:NT.) An Anzne service wns held on Son day afternoon, 29th ult., under the nutpices of the LIyal Diamond Creek Lodgei M U., and was in every way n pronounced success. The members of the Ledge, also the Juvenile LMdg., tmet at the lodge room in good numbers and mtyalhed in regalia to tlhe Literary Insltitto where the aervice was hold. I-Hre quito a nutmher of people were poresent, wholt couifortnlly fi!lld the Ialgo nhll, Teilt, meres of Ite 1.0.11., Roed groao, PrtigrPen-and, Horticultural Societies, the inthomdiat, Anglic in, and Roman Oatholio Ohurah had hben Invited,' and It was a very pIleasing feature to see that they wore all repre. sented. The service wan ably con ducted by the worthy N G. of .the Ltdge, Bro. E: O. JI1. Brown, Rwho, in Ilisa idlrnas, wans never hetard to Ibtter advantage. Short addresase were also deliverod by Bro. Pomroy, P MI, Ditrotor of the Order; Br, A. IE Cherry, DO .; Ilrn. ,., Bnhoks, ).D.O.. ; Dren. Bleno...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
Mr. T. I. Campbell General Secretary. Farmers' and Settlers' Association of New South Wales, one of the best known of Sydney's commercial citizens, having held this important posei ton for years. gives this voluntlry testimony to CLEMENTS TONIC, because he tates it meits it: Parmters' nod Settarrs' Association ol N.B.W., O'Couucell t troeet. Sydlney, 27I116 CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "b(nowing the value of Clementa Tonic from personal use and ex pereence, I do not hesitate to gire you my opinion oflt,asnrply putting Into words W:.at I have so ofton spoken, "I believe It to be a very fine blood and nerve tonic. I know that It fies benefitted me greatly. At various periods my duties are ex. ceptionally Isseavy, involving inreat mental enid nervous strain, and I eave always found your mledicine of thie greatest value to me, having sinlulanrly invigorating and recu perative propertles. "I make a point of recommend tng Clements Tonic to many of my friends, as I feel desirous of en* ablilng sith...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
WHITTLESEA S.HIRE COUNCIL. The ordinary monthly meeting of the above Councoil was hold on Wed nestlay last, all the membors being present. Closer Settlement Board. 'The Closer Settlement Board offered to give £5 to' effect repairs on the Thutinastown Sottleomnt road if tho Concoil would undertako the work.- Agreed to. Payment of Municipal Clerks. A communication was rend from tlhe Vioiorian MSnicipal Clerks'Acso elation re developmentoual roads and paymeont to municipal clerks, ntd suggesting thatt I per coot. was a reasonable rtmn for cleriena work. Thei Presideiint slaid the Onuntry Roads Board work had entailed a largo additional ainount of work on their Secretary, anl ans It Develop. mental Ruails work wolrl also pass throulgh that channol it -was nfuir that. he should have to do the extra work fior nothing. The tr.tuble was that the commission allowed wont to tile inginleer, and the Secretary got nothing. In r,.ply to Cr 'lhornos the Presi dent said some thirty thousand pounds ...
RED CROSS APPEAL. "THE DRIVE." A MONEY MAKING SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
RED CROSS APPEAL. "TIlE DRIVEI." A MONEY MIAlINO SCHMBE. Experience has shown thoe inter ested in the collection of funds for patriotic purposes that novelty in the methods adopted are necessary if good results are to boe assured. . With this knowledge the Red Cross Appeal Committee readily adopted the "drive scheme," particulars of which were brought from America by Mr. Hugh J. Ward, of J. C. Williamson Ltd. Mr. Ward has reported that in America the " drive" has boon used with won derful success in tle collection of money for the various funds. Millions of dollars have been gathered in the States by this means, and it continues to do good. It was introduced last month in Sydney for the Red Cross appeal in Now South W\Vales and already many thousands have beeon collected. Theobtect o ut ,h:"drive' is to in vite the co-operation of every house hold in the work of collecting for the Red Cross. This is obtained by sell ing budges or small posters for 5s each. Those are posted in the wi...
ELTHAM SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
ELTHI-AM SHIRE COUNCIL, 'The ordinary monthly meeting of the Elithm Shire. Council was hold at the Council Otnthbers, [B.alngroo Ground, on Monday last, nil the members being, present The Thistle Inspector. Upon i lettyr received from Meaers -Leislh and Theomesat, solicitors, regald. ing a sunnmons served by ,Inpector Forsonut on Mid PoLty, Ynrrti Glut,' i. lengthy tlisettssion ensued,', and 'the officer in. question was adversely oriticised. COr Sntedhly said it appeared soen. what unjust that out bf some 80 notices., servedtl h Insptetoer should pick out this cals to sulnmmons. 1-li' thought it woultd be btter if in tile future before issuing summonises the onases wore sithitted to ithe Council, nndthlat when the eases went to court the ollicer hbould have legal assistance. Or Mann said he hardly agreed with the flogging thety "were continually giving the Inslpector. The Council itself, perlthaps, was in a measue to blame. He was trying to do lis duty -perhaps lie wis over.doing i...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
TO TIHE EDITOR OF TILE ADVERTISER, IDlcr Sir,-lour ctrro impoolo iUi. sertvr " hlnts tlhal hli digeoiion Is at fauIt. 'il'ls Is lot n.ioolling, bcoauso--i tho iioiulot contruvOOO- y-i l ft obviously Itilloll oft mloro tlhin ha 0411 chow, let uio,,lo dliuost. If )>On wlli allow me0 Epaoe I will quota a (rlrounnpll ront he !' Australlstl blalclrlot ' of Aprill, 1918, TIhu "certain resielde " I'oforrei t1 holi thm 8000 011l. scieollous oijoclion t Iln vulocillng rcturooia atnl ole n sllesolr u oIl 11 1 h itobiI. Day jiI does your corrOsiooollu1t " I(llr0cr." Copl00 from thuo " Aislrallal Motorist " of April, 1918 1- 0r Iledl Cron Vollllblor Clor(1auTl'ho ail listt tripl to Ollrlsllllllr Hills oil 1111d U". 81.1 Mlalrll, proved Ioe 111) 0 1110 of the 11 000. ceaal'ul Inuit Iidn11ula runs,.. . \Inn If lile Ilol~ori'ls ocror dlislppouiliel at lhit IIo0.IIOmIOII pp 11110 If orIt erlln rr iioIt ol tht iiltriol, SwO tutd it it iqhlll0 tolicttO IC iuitIiturlol, and hlorn was l m. 1 os lpoo...
KINGLAKE WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
KINGLIKE WEST. (rYo.M A COmEOSPONDENT). A Red Cross dance was held on Saturday night, MJay 4th, when one of the Kinglake \Vest boys .(Leonnrd Culmlniingsg) was presented with at modal from tho Kingltke West Ried Cross Society by Edwin Scott, Esq., J.P. Mr Scott congratulated him on his. departure for the front and for offering himself for hit country. Mrils. King, who. had threeoo sons at the. War.,(two at tLhe front and one returned) pinned the medal on his tunic. Tih soldier thanked the So ciety for the medal with a very fitting, little speech.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
TO T .s.E 'DITOtRot ,TtIEýADut....ta. Dear Sir,-Throghb:thbe vailuble columns of your paper will you kindly permit me space to express our aplpreciation of the good work performed by Mr Alex. Irish at tile entertaiornents held at Kangaroo Ground itn conection with lied Cross work. Although this goattleina resides in the city, still he has nlwoys been to the fore in our little dilllictwith his lively, cheery muuner to give his valuable aslsiltanc In lthe work for the good cause. Nothing seemed taoo mweh for himt.1 A striking illustration of the gond work dlone by him was shotvwn at the confetti nit bihalon enrnival held in the leail hall oni Salurlay night, April 20th, when our worthy friend tolk n very keen inlatorest In Ihi whole affair, from start to lishr, seetint that every Item was carried out auccestfully ; and I think that tihe fact of the elitertailmeltt being such a pro lnoncedll success was due to to the tnlrllg efforts put folth by this gentmleman, I woul like to see slne...
LADY MAYORESS' PATRIOTIC LEAGUE, EDEN PARK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
,DY MAYORESS' PATRIOTIC LEAGUE, EDEN PARK BRANCH. On Saturday evening, April 20th, a r, eljoyahle concert was held in the 'liutleeia lMechanics' Hall to nupmfont h futids of the Eden Park Branch of h.eLily Mlayorese' Patriotic Lsague. ,ie 'tertlainint was given in Pierrot tWey by Misses Doris Beeaton, Gladys ud Gaen liaoper, Ruby Boswarrick, nd Messrs S. %MIDonald and A. Pat crson. Miss D. B,'estop, who has a r razzt,-soprano voice, delighlted her eacrn in lher rendering of " Thi sll?iy," and as all encore; " Dear it, ?u Jnmmy Pace." \Mr S. M Donald's irr of " Up fronm Somneret" and 1'I. Little Irish Girl"wasmuclh apprr tled. Miss Gweni HoIper sang "The is?tiy Wanlz.' and a sang composed ry Mr Ste ,hen AtI'Duiuld, in fine ayle, intluh ir ,h'Donsild ithoilui'a, ", Ii tl. Oildn of Air Heart" and "A 'e fiect Day." Mias Baswnrrick. Iocatioiist, earned deserved applau-ae a her relndering of ".Mrs Pggl1e'hy's irenile Party," followed by "Tue lay to Wareham " ,Miss Gladys lp.r iiiienterl h...
UPPER PLENTY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
UPPER PLENTY. (F00O A CORRESPONDENT.) liss V. J. Smith, who has been ,d Trachkr at the Upper Plenty ,ol for upwards of sixteen years, endlereld aIt public farewell social in Upper Plenty Hall on Friday ring of Inst week. There was a , snd repre.ontattive attndlance ite the very incliement state of the ?er. Cr. V. 1fBuint and ihl I?t~.: II. Jautes, of Whittlesea, sent 0leies, as they were unable to attelnd in, to reviolus entagemtlentt . Thrl l took tlo form of dancing, inter tel with sottgl and recitations. ,se who contrtibuted itenls were Mrs Grills and .Mlehrs T. Duckworth, A. Apl!eforI, F. O'Hanlan, J Grille, II. hl.,taride anod. A:'M4Douugall. uo: atl interval iu the dances the iroan (11r MI'Dougall), ou'n hehlalf the r.esltlls of Upper Plenty nod ,cOt, prestnted Miss:Smolli with a tllolor inscribed silver rOanu owl a pair of silver vases. Eulogistic erences to Mliss Sithli' ability as a ch?r and her kindly dis.poidtionlNid liness to assist in any movemtuttlt at was for tlhe adv...
CHURCH CONCERT AT MERNDA. SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
CHURCH CONCERT AT MERNDA. BUCCESBFUL GATIIEINO. The Mechanico' H-ail at Mernda was filled in every part otn Saturday evening, April 27th, the occasion being a concert for .ihe funds of the local Presbyteria;n Churbh. The peirfornieri were a niost ?pnitle balnd of yyoung peoptle nriu' Ptiatonso, tnraxasin_ ed perforamance of equln merit hans heen given iii thle hiill. The icompany waos in tli, capable and juinsiakiig biulids of Miss Erricksimn, of Prealon, and i 'says- uucli for her wise judgmento awhen suach a' m nsure of buccess aitondmd lier' itiiil Iattserpt in concert promi?ting. This young lady is to be congratulated on having ouiinght together so capable ba.,tl, uand it augurs su~eas? for ftlourt entertain. hilents. The rnsa dllt nudience shlowed its lappreciutinn by iustHined nl!plntl.e anId frequent encores. II fautI encores were the Her. of the eveniig. Relv. D,?tlnas Bruce occupied the chlir. Dulring ~le ?lh"iitvl tihe rev. ohairIuan referred to the band of young en nwhn I...
WHITTLESEA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
(FROAII COtiiSPONDENT.) Scarnivl atnd two social evenings were held during the month of February and onu lt April nt\VWhittlesea, and were carried out by a local COun mnittee, under instructions of the President bf the, WthittlCo : Shire and .his Or Oorafoot (ahoitliciated on his Ibehnl) ioi aid of the State War aipeal. The net proceedsa nonnted to the handsome sum of £38 104 10d. - Or Oi aofoot, on.behalf of the President, wishesa to thank all those vwho assisted in making t6hi efforts such a success and all donators to sarno. Tihe few who put their shouldora to the whoal were Messrs J: W. Brown, F. Benson; Niel M1'Kendriek, U. Ml'Dnild, J. Ilenoy, and .WV. M'Donlhl. Groat praiso is also duo to Mr W. Mlodhytit, hlto acted ao Secratary, and carried out thei dutiest to the lotter. ,The lunclheon, which was carried out' hy the lidies, wns :under the eupervision of Meusndmna \V M'Donlid, Oun tnings, and Oornfoot. Thie stalls wnere conducted by iho :'Miste Ovondeon, Blnir, and Cor?fbot,...
STEEL'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
STERL'S CREEK, (FROM OUR OORRESPONDENT.) A social was held in Mrs E Hub. lord's brn on Sa urday night,27th ult., in mid ofthe Church of England funds, and a very s'njoyable evening was spont. TIeore w\s a good attendlance from all parts of the district. Mr Dsrrocell thartkeid those pruesent for attendling, elso the ladies who eupplied the refeslh. nliints andi the musicians. The silging of the National Anthem brouuLht the v,,ning to a ulose. MAr P. Dawson. sind Mr W. Postlethwaite noted as 11.C '., in their usual capable manner, Rlid M1,a A. Alhrt and Mrs J. Ellis ('inon), Mr Rtenloul (violin), and Mr W'. F. Hill (accoordeon) provided esxellent music for the dancing. The cnko whiuh was donated to the Tarts Glen A. and H. Soelote hy Mism?r Swall?w and Arlet,, was r-flld, at.l Miss F. Athertnn, of Yarra OlGn, wnts tlhe winner. Etch person nonlli oiried a soldier, and Ilere wore 150 soldierF nnollialted. The Itirky oldi,,r was F. Brown, who Is in Frneoo on scivo servieon.
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. HURSTBRIDGE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
RhAILWAY T*J' TAB3LE. IIUITSTIIIiII)OIC LINE., T.vnve% Leaves ArrivesI 'r; d o1)0,I n1. I7cc. Arrldge 1VI11IC DAYS. 717 -Ifl 7.34 0.1)). ' 0,20 n.m1. 10 i 9i .4)) L~l. 2 11, 0), o 6.16 2,44 HATUHIJ UR Y. 7,22 1 ~1,0 7.W Pn. , 0.10 0,0 6 0.10 0.0 "")I) L1 )r1)Iirluldg., onmrln. 2l, :0 11, ,40 .1
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COUNCIL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 May 1918
\VUITTLES' A hBITREt. COUNOTT, PAltS, The Inspectors have been instructed to give luand holders notice to eradicato blackberry. Thu tonder of £4 was accepted for a heap, of old iron at Epping-pro. bably before the war not worth 4s. Whittlesca drainage caused furious discussion. Retrcnchinmnts the order of the day. Workl to the oxtont of only £50 being mentioned. The meeting was lengthy, caused by needless discussion, business taking 41 hours. It was decided that the Charity Vote should be the same as last year. Cr. Hourrey gave notice of motion for repairs on Lyons' Drive. Tihe Epping Ridinlg showed a credit balance of .0224, which to illl appoar ances will soon be cxpesndld. Cr. liardy coulpilllhnited the Engi neol' on thu' hlautiful wolrk carl'ricd out on the Epping roaIel-since re-tirriing. To iparticipate in the Dovlelopinsintal Roads Grant the Shire Council nmust have In Lto of is Oil in the .l Rate payers note, Cr. Tholmis I tlaking i. sh'ort Ioll daly il tihe \Vetenll Distric...