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RED CROSS CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
RED CROSS CONCERT To augment the funds of:the King lake Branch of the Red Cross a con cert party of 40 will visit the King: lake Hall on Saturday, July 20 and present an excellent programme. Details are advertised, and a bumper house is expected. At the conclusion of the concert, a dance will be held. Customer: "Is this a geniuine fox fur neckpiece?" Saleslady: "Well no, madam, it isn't -but it's just as good. It's a. fox simile."
ELTHAM v HEIDELBERG [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
ELTHAM v HEIDELBERG At Central Paik, Eltham. Umpire, Sellars. - Wit~ btith teams excelling i a fu?., open, a'ld systeitatic football, thbs canie ,hcald be a thridler from start to -finish, and it would. be difficult to forecast -the winner.. In their first meeting in, the season at the Central Park, Heidelberg' won comfortably, but Eltham returned the compliment at Heidelberg. -Since then the Red and Blacks have improved consider' ably, but as several of their players are in the A.I.F..it will not be known until the last minute if they, will be available for the gane
Eltham Health Inspector's Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
,Eltham Health - Inspector's Report The Health Inspector (Mr. N. F. Davies) reported as follows: infections Diseases-No cases were rep~orted for the month' of J'tie. Re Application to Retain Cottage on Watson's lCreek Road-This prop city was inspected as instructed~, 'nd it was found to be a two-roomed structure of wattle and daub,- w;th iion roof; walls approx. 6 ft 6 in. high. No sanitary conveniences,-bath. or wash house are provided. It:does not comply in any respect as'requiredl 'by the Housing Regulations, and apart from this, the Lands Depart 'ment have served notice for its" de minolition as it is on CGrown :Lands - actually it is not a: council matter. This information was passed on to the secretary. Yarra : Glen -Township 'Drainage - I was. instru'cted by the Medical officer. 'to make a` full -inspection `of :the drains in; Yarrai Gleiin and report to him on their ;condition. A full inspection of the above was niade, and d:the following noted: 1.-The ddrainage, `from Bell ...
PERSONAL BRIAR HILL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
PERSONAL BRIAR HILL Mr. R. Jacksoi, of Mountain View road, Briar Hill, has joined the A.I.F. and gone into camp at Albury on the instructional staff as acting, Sergeant Major." This was the rank to which he attained prior to being, wounded in France during the 1914-18 war. Mr. Jackson was for some years honorary secretary of .= thi Greensborough abnrich 6f tle-lR:S.L~. laiiiFon the con fiden e. anid :high i'-egard of` all. He will be greatly missed in Greensbor ough and the surrounding district. GREENSBOROUGH. In a:-recent competitive examination of a large number of candidates at Camden..(N.S.W.), Alf. Kerrison gain ed' econd place and attained the rank of Leading Aircraftsman Fitter._ Alf. Moiuntford, one of Greensbor- ough's leading footbal'ers, has joined the A.I,F. and is in camp at Caulfield. ST. ANDREWS Mr. and 'Mrs. Sonny Miles and their family .have left the district to--roside in Heidelberg. ':Mr. and Mrs. Hodge,: who were formerly station'ed at Rye have been. transferred ...
PATRIOTIC RALLY AT HEIDELBERG [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
PATRIOTIC RALLY AT - HEIDELBERG Heidelberg Town Hall was crowoed on Monday night for the Patriotic Rally which was arranged oy the Mayor (Councillor J. L. Ryan). The most impressive ceremony was the handing over of the Torch from the Old Brigade to the New. The stage was draped with the Union Jack and the Australian Flag and a huge cut of the King's head. During the evening £4,752 was col lected for War Savings Certificates. Miss Strella Wilson provided musical items voluntarily. Speakers included Brigadier Street, Mr.. Hutchinson M.H.R., the Director of Recruiting (Lieut.-Col Sampson), Mr. Leason and Mr. Dutnell, in .ad dition to the Mayor. Prior to the rally, the M.ayor enter tained 40 members of the Old Brigade and the New at dinner: at' the Town Hall.
EPPING, GREENSBOROUGH, ELTHAM & HEIDELBERG FINAL FOUR FOR DIAMOND VALLEY SEMI-FINALS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
EPPING, GREENSBOROUGH, ELTHAM & HEIDELBERG `FINAL FOUR FOR DIAMOND VALLEY SEMI-FINALS FORTUNE favored Greensborough and gave them a nar row win when a Heidelberg player failed with a shot after the final bell. As a result of this game, and-also the defeat of Eltham at Epping, a reshuffle has taken place in the final four, and Greensborough has advanced from fourth to second position, while Eltham have dropped from second to third. Epping remain the only undefeated team at the end of the home and home series. The congratulations of all football supporters wvill be. extended to the Montmorency team, which gained a last-= minute reward for a season's perseverance by gaining their first victory at the expense of Diamond Valley Juniors. :The season has now closed for both these teamns,: and-. although they were not fortunate enough to reach -the final four, they have many players who should develop into- class footballers in the next season or two. PREMIERSHIP LIST P. W. L. Pts S...
Wattle Glen MYSTERY AFTERNOON [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Wattle Glen MYSTERY AFTERNOON A surprisingly successful result was announced following the Mystery Afternoon held at the Wattle Glen School last Saturday afternoon in aid of Red Cross Funds, £2/1/8 being raised. The function was conduced by the disposal of unidentified parcels being sold by Miss Jacobi. I A very pleas ant afternoon tea was dispensed by scholars' mothers. In addition to the sum mentioned, tobacco tins and bags of paper were collected by the children for the Jun ior Red Cross. Prominent members' of the Red' Cross Committee who are working so diligently are Mrs. Sandford and Mrs Pheffer.
PIGGERY REGISTERED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
PIGGERY REGISTERED, Heidelberg Cduncil decided on Tuesday night 'o ;grant the applica tion of Messrs White and Clancy, for registration of premises at -Diamond Creek as a piggery. The Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works intihnated that it would not permit any foul drainage from this piggery to discharge direct ly or indirectly into Plenty River. The building surveyor reported that' he and the.Health Inspector had visit ed the premises and that there is no likelihood of this happening and that applicants 'had complied with adver tising rules.
Panton Hill War Service Comforts Fund A RAGBAG MASQUERADE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Panton Hill War Service Comforts . Fund 'A RAGBAG MASQUERADE Another very successful evening was held last Saturday and "Dandaloo," the hobme of Mr. and Mrs. Young. More than 100 people attended. There could have been a few more fancy costumes but those who. were. there were of a very high standard. Mrs. 'Olmes arrived with her frien Mrs. .Hentwhistle.' Mrs. O, of course, carried the "Doings'! along too. Mr. D. Shanhun (vice-pres.) of the W.S.F. group, moved a vote of thanks to Mr. and 'Mrs.L Young. He was supported Iby Mr. .D.- S. McLachlan (hon. sec.) who also mentioned Mrs. Spencer and the wonderful assistance she had'. given 'Mrs. Young. The prizes" were awai;ded' to Mrs. Spencer '(Mrs. 'Olmes), Mr. Butler'sen. (Swag man); children's: prizes Little Laurie Whitehead (John Bull). The lucky mask was worn by Kathlyn Hopkin son. Mr. H. G. Young supplied the music with, his accordeon, assisted by Ser geant Garnet, 2ild A.I.F., With his banjo. Mr. 'Harry Wood acted as M.C.' The novelti...
Whittlesea £24 RAISED FOR COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Whittlesea £24 RAISED. FOR COMFORTS FUND Organised by Mrs. T: Austin with the assistance of ladies of the district, a dance held in the Parish Hall in aid of the Comforts Fund last Saturday night raised £24. The hall was decorated with red, white and blue pennants. .,Mr. Mc Donald occupied the chair, and Mr. Medley was M.C... During the evening, Ray, McDon ald sang a solo itents whiIhi was well received. The Shi~e President (Councillor T. Hurrey) and Mr. W. Mairtin thanked the Comforts Fund for its efforts on behalf of ',the soldiers. The Whittlesea Mouth Organ Band provided the muasi: without'" charge.
Mernda Sunday School Concert [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Mernda Sunday School Concert The Methodist Church Sunday School Jubilee Celebrations were over shadowed by the success of the open ing of the New Hall and so were not so well attended as had been hoped. Special services were conducted by the Revs. C: Gallacher and G. Gay and appropriate references were made to the pioneers of the Methodist work fi the district. The "Win the War" services by Padre H. E. E. Hayes are receiving increasing support. -The last service was based upon the increasing Inter est in prophecy and its application to war. The Padre pointed out, that many of the prophecies had been applied to events all through history and pro phetic interpretation was a very dell cate matter requiring true Divine Guidance, otherwise it became dan gerous. The fifth issue of the "-Mernda Magazine" contains a tribute to the Scripture texts putblished week by week in the "Advertiser" and is char ged with daring wisdom concerning the real needs of humanity at this time of crisis. Incre...
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Olearing, Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real Estate and Business Agent, Live Stcck and Farm Salesman. Farms for Sale-10ac. to 500ac. Croydon Market Agencies: Alston's.. Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; 'Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s Winches, Scoops. Chevirolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; Xfohn Dere Tractors, Orchard, etc.; :itchell and Co's Farm Machinery; Lister & Blackstone Engines; 1 50 h.p.; Gibbons' Rev. Hillside Disc Ploughs; Carriers, Drovers, tel. C'don 46; pte. 76, Enay T ..-ms arranged on Agencies.
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 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 I-Iorse Sale Every Monday. Croydon wants every Monday, any quantity Cattle, Pigs, Calves, Vealers, Sheep, Poultry, Horses, Harness, Vehicles, Implements, Furniture, Dairy Utensils, Galv. Iron, Sundries. Top Prices Assured.
DONATIONS OF STOCK FROM WHITTLESEA FOR PATRIOTIC PURPOSES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
DONATIONS OF STOCK FROM-I WHITTLESEA FOR PATRIOTIC PURPOSES Quiney, Mawbey & Co;,1 Melbourne, have sold at their' Morang Market dutir ing .the.:ast few weeks :the follow: tug stock. donated-: by Wlhittlesea resi. dents: Fi::: Fo Mr.: J. Bebbington, -of -Whittle sea;' 3 calves, given bh~ him to the Wliittlesea: Comforts Fund, realising: £3/10. ?.For. .Mr..Tyson ' Creighton, Eugle bar,; Wollert, 1- cow, presented to ,the, Mernda Red Cross, which realised. £13/7/6. Also-'1 bullock presented by Mr. A. Pocllon, of Northwood, Whittleea, sold- at NeWmarket; in aid-of the Aus-; tralian Coniforts Fund, w?hich real ised £15. Cheqhes fori- the aboveimentioined amounts" have .been. forwarded to the respective Funds withouti any dedue tions whtever.
Briar Hill £4/3/ FOR RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Briar Hill £4/3/-FOR RED CROSS. A"card evening in aid of :the Red Ciross was held, at-. the ;..Briar Hill School by the Mothers': Club, on June 22.- The attendance was 'disappoint ing, though:: £4/3/ was made; The glass fruit set was won: by Mrs. Vaughan, of Clifton Hill and the fruit cake by Mrs. Splatt, and- Mrs Mills was the winner of the sponge. Prizes for the Flag Bridge were ivon by Mesdames Hibbert, Campbell and Mills and Mr. Bryans and. Mrs. Stlar row the Euchre and, Mr. and Mrs. Davies got the boobies. S£3 was handed over to bi\outmor ency branch 'of the::Red: Cross ~ind wool supplied to the school fnf' thild ren to knit into articles. The Mothers' Cliub thanks the ladI s who donated ,thei.articles 'disposed' of and for the prizes -given.': Humevale LADIES' CLUB'S FIRST EUNCTION The first function to be held by the recently formdl Hume Vale Lad ies' Club to, provide farewells for soldiers going away from the district, and to welcome them on their return home, took the form ...
LANTERN LECTURE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
LANTERN LECTUREI ,An ilustriated lantern .lecture, en titled :"Swis: Lakes and Australian Hinterlands' was given by Mr*. Ern est Kramer in the Methodist Church Hazel Glen, on Tuesday evening. The pictures and suliject matter were excellently presented. The speaker spent his boyhood days in Switzerland and until five years ago was a missionary in Central Australia working from, Alice. Springs as a centre. .. The pictures showed travel. in the two countries in-,contiast and those present were amazed at-the beauty of the Republic of'Switzerland. During the evening Mr. Kramer' gave a Swiss Yodelling` solo and an abor iginal chorus. .A collection was taken up and the local secretary (Mrs. Cregihton) re ported that 24/6 was our effort on behalf of the British and Foreign Bible Society for the year.
Doreen RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
Doreen RED CROSS The members of the Doreen Red Cross met for their fortnightly meet ing on July 4. The attendance was not as good as usual, with the result that the quantity of Rvork brought in was less. All members were delighted with the results of the concert given by the Public Service Band, which brought in £22. This has raised the cash in hand to £43. Wool and material have been pur chased to the extent of £14, and a large quantity of it was distributed at the meeting to be made up. The autographed quilt promises to be a financial success. One member has filled her square with 42 names, and others are quickly following on. Our President (Mrs. Grantham) is to be hostess at an 'At Home' at "Linton Grange," the residence of Mr ..L. W. Clarke, in aid of- Branch funds on July 27. ,
St. Andrews SOLDIER FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 July 1940
St. Andrews SOLDIER FAREWELLED A very enjoyable evening was held in St. Andrews Hall on Wednesday evening when residents gathered at the invitation of the St. Andrews Welfare Committee to say farewell to Private Harry Gaunt of the A.I.F. who was on final leave from the Mt. Martha Camp. Community singing and dancing filled the evening, the music leing provided by Mr. Fred Barrows, at the piano, and Mr. Gaunt sen.,. on the accordion. Mr. Harry Woods acted as M.C., and during the evening a presenta tion of a fountain pen and pencil were made to Private Gaunt on behalf of the local residents. Supper was provided and served by the ladies of the district.