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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 July 1940
WEDDINGS &nbsp; PETRIE—MILLS &nbsp; &nbsp; A WEDDING of interest, to Montinor- ency and Briar Hill residents was celebrated at St. Andrew's Presbyter- ian Church, Montmorency, late on Saturday afternoon of Miss Elsie Olive Mills to Mr. Henry D. M Petrie. The bride is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mills, Gladstone Road .Briar Hill, and at the ceremony which was performed by Rev. C. Harland, Scots Church, Heidelberg, was given away by her father. She was attended by her sister, Miss Hilda Mills. The bridegroom, who is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. M. Petrie, Moun- tain View Road, Montmorency, was supported by Mr. A. Watts, of Tas- mania. Heavy, deep cream satin made the bride's charming frock. A wreath of orange blossom hold to her hair her foamy veil of stiffened net, and her shower bouquet of cream roses matched the shade of her frock. The bridesmaid was dressed in pink and carried a bouquet of match- ing roses and carnations. Miss Norma Thomp...
A.I.F. ARRIVES IN BRITAIN TUMULTUOUS WELCOME GIVEN Official Correspondent's Despatch [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 July 1940
A.I.F. ARRIVES IN BRITAIN TUMULTUOUS WELCOME GIVEN Official Correspondent's Despatch &nbsp; (By Kenneth Slessor, Commonwealth Official War Correspondent in London). The arrival of the Australians in Great Britain could not have been timed more exactly for a greater psychological effect. Their appearnce was electric. For hundreds of miles after leaving the ship the troops travelled through continuous crowds of men and women cheering and waving flags. It was an overwhelming display of British welcome and the troops re- sponded to it in a way which any Australian can imagine. Cooees pre- ceded the train and reverberated behind it. DANCED IN STREETS In one big city a train halted on a bridge over the principal street crowded with home-going swarms. The Australians threw down showers of pennies, an action which at first horrified, and then galvanised the populace. When, with sudden inspiration, a battalion band stationed in the middle of the train struck up, the troops burst into...
HARD GAME AT HEIDELBERG [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 July 1940
HARD GAME AT HEIDELBERG Epping had their hardest game for this season, when they visited Heid- elberg, last week, but managed to hold off the home team and maintain their run of, victories. Unfortunately the game was mar- red by a number of unpleasant in- cidents in one of which W. Paulka, a prominent member of the Epping team, received, a fractured collar bone. Helped by the' big ground, play was fast and open. Both sides were findling it.difficult to score but with a nice long punt kick Welsh scored first goal for Epping. With a shot from the boundary, Plunkett replied for the home side, and then Heath passed to Pratt who scored full points. Epping scored more freely in the sec- ond quarter, Pratt, Rae, Paulka and Heath scoring goals to give them a handy lead at the long interval. The scores at this stage were: Epping 7-4; Heidelberg 3-6. Heidelberg forced the pace when play resumed, but their bursts were falling down in front of goal where their forwards were no match, at this st...
DOREEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
DOREEN Mrs. E. Herbert is now at . bhome again recuperiating after" her recent illness. Miss Phillis McPhali is paying a short visit to friends at Boort. . Mr. Gordon Creighton 'and Miss Nancy. Creighton spent a few days holiday with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dean of Moolap via Geelong. : Mr. M'urice Bassett, a former resi dent of Doreen; bhut now staying with his daughter (Mrs. Ashley, of South Drouin) says in a letter that he is fnuch imlproved in health.
South Morang RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
'South Morang RED CRO4S The monthly euchre party .and dance of the above branch was. held in the Unity Hall, South Morang on June 29. Although there were not so many present, the sum of £8/8/6 was cleared. the euchre trophies were won-by Mrs. Crozier and 'Mr.I. W. Wheeler, and the competition by Miss Jessie Collier. A donation of 7 lbs. of flour from Mr. Stubley was won by Mr. Kennedy. During the evening a handbag was presented to Mrs. Barnles as a small token of appreciation from the mem bers for acting as honorary musician for th, dances. . The monthly meeting of the 'Red Cross Branch was held on July 4. Finished work was handed in, and the eighth parcel has been despatch to to headquarters. It contained 23 prs. of socks, 4 pullovers, 1 pr of mittens, and 1 hot water bag cover.
Hurstbridge MILITARY CAMP FOR HURSTBRIDGE? [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Hurstbridge MILITARY CAMP FOR HURSTBRIDGE? A deputation comprising Messrs Bertrand, Partis and Horton waited on Eltham Council on Monday to urge the council to take all steps necessary to procure the extension of the water scheme to Ilurstbridge in view of re cent investigations by the Defence Department on .the suitability of Hurstbridge for, a military camp. It was pointed out that there were several sites in the distirict which would provide ideal parade grounds, while ,there were,.suitable sites. for. machine g~in practice available and ,the rifle range?]?was quite close at hand:. "t The Shire Secretaiy (Mri. Tin gate) was instructed by: the coun cil to communicate with the Defence Department and offer several &lt;sites for this piurpose.: If the offer is accepted, it is pos sible thait the cool stores anid park will :be used to iaccommodate-: the officers and d ?men. DRAINS TO -BE IMPROVED Following representations : by Councillor,. Hewitt and Councillor Clarke, .work w...
TREASURER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
TREASURER'S REPORT The Treasurer reported: I have to report that an amount of £7,024/ 1.1/8 has been received in general rates up to June 30, as compared with £7,241/2/11 for the same per iod last year. The financial position compgred with the estimates adopt ed at the beginning of the year. is shown on a separate sheet. The overdraft on the general ac count is £1,585/6/9. The accounts submitted for payment to-day make the position of the various accounts as follows: General dr. £3,019 .14 ,11 Water dr. 368 15 3 C.R.B. dr. 823 4 4 Sustenanice ' dr.' 119. 1919 -0 The Riding. Balances" including to day's, accounts are:-L South , £1708 11 9 North 852 T5 5 9" East 1117 3 8 3678 1 2 Less Trust- 658. 6 '3 £3019 14 1.1
Panton Hill Association PANTON HILL'S FIRST WIN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Panton Hill Association PANTON HILL'S FIRST WIN By_ defeating Hurstbridge by the narrow margin- of three points, Pan-, ton: Hill gained its first 'victory for. the season. 2 The game was a cieanily-played;i vigorous match with the result in doubt. until the ,final bell. Even then. theire was a doubt as to the result until scoie' cards were checked, giv ing the results at 9 goals 12 behinds for Panton Hill as against 9 goals 9 points for Hurstbridge. Two- Panton Hill'lilayers who were a decided acquisition, played for the first time this season. These were G. Whitehead and Bert Masefield, vho captained the side. The first quarter saw the home team persistently attacking their' op ponents' -defence where Butler and Verso were' hard pressed. Verso, one of the best players on the griound, was remarkably consistent through out. In spite of the fine defence of the visitors, Panton Hill would not be denied, and A. Glennon and Good rope. pierced the back line to good. effect,. these two bot...
RED CROSS NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
. RED CROSS NOTES The annual meeting of the -Red Cross Branch will .be held in.the Par ish" Hall on Wednesday, July 24. Everyone who is interested in the branch is asked to.attend. A speaker fro9I ,DVelbourne .. will address -thie 'meeting and afternoon tea will be dispensed by the members. A' donation of £1 has been received from Mr. Partington. On the eve of his departure for overseas, a personal. gift from the members of the Red Cross will be made to David Hughes. . If the names of the boys enilisting with the A.I.F. are handed to any member of -the local Red Cross or Cofiforts Fund of the -Returned Sold iers' League (Mr. Barling, Presi dent) it will greatly assist, the group that is being formed to farewell the soldiers in. a fitting manner.
Diamond Creek RED CROSS ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Diamond Creek RED CROSS ACTIVITIES. Thei meeting of 'the .Red Cross branch was held on Tuesday when it was announced that the collections and donations foi' the month amount ed to £10/14/3 and a donation of £3/11/4"'had been made. being the half share of proceeds from a _ance. The next sewing.meeting will. be held on Tuesday, July 23 in the Kin dergarten Room at the Parish Hall. Waste" paper,, rags- and tobacco tins may be left at the depot at Mr..Wei larid's home. The next meeting, which will be the annual meeting. of .the -branch, will be held in the Public Haill on Tues day' August 6. Details ivill be ad vertised. -
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES The comnmittie was well. satisfied with .the perforniance of the team -against Epping last wegk, anrd ivith the inclusion of Butherway, Lower-. son and Ford will be a much.harder team to beat this Saturday. There wvill be three more of the boys wear ing the colours this week. They are Harry Bradford, Jack Morrison, and Ernie Owens, all good pals. Don't forget that the footballeirs are hold ing a dance in the Eltham Public Hall on Saturday 'week, July 20, so don't forget to come along and have a good time with the, boys.