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DIAMOND CREEK v. GREENSBOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 13 July 1923
DIAMOND CRIEK v. GREENS BOROUGH. "The Day" in the Diamond Valley foot ball football world arrive. last Saturday, when the (Creek were at home to 'Borough. In the absence of Hodgson (who is not. Vlay ing for a few matches), C. Godwell had charge of the visitors, and R. \Wadeso:i was in charge ,f the home team. The attend aR,-C was fair, anl the gronnd in good order. The home team won the toss, and kicked to ward. the town goal. aoou after starting R. Wadeson put in-some good work and got a point on play. Purcell marked and play ed to Franklin, who got the first goal for 'Borough. Good work by Willis, who play ed to L. Herbert, then to T. Huntley, and the ball went out. Whicker fcrwarded,but Davey s'ved tie goal. Godwell, from a free kick, sent to Franklin. then to Poulter, and ended in a goal. Wliicker marked and forwarded to E. lEdwonda -a point resulted from a good drop-kick. The first term end ed--Horough, 2-0 ; Creek. 0-2. After passing to several players G. Hunt ley passed to hi...
ELTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 13 July 1923
ELTHAM. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) The Railways Commissioners have taken an unusual stand in, intimat- ing that Montmorency is unsuitable as a name for the new station now in course of erection between Greens- borough and Eltham. Their ex- planation is that the name is too long, but surely there are other stations with longer titles. Perhaps &nbsp; the fact that the word is pronounced &nbsp; in four syllables is the chief objec- tion. This district is familiarly known as " Morency," which name &nbsp; would be a suitable one, as many of the residents, no doubt, woultd not like a complete change from a name which has been associated with the locality for years. On Saturday evening the Public Hall Committee held a very success ful poster ball. The weather con ditions were pleasant, and conse- quently the attendance was good. Miss Goldman supplied the music, and Messrs W. Noble and F. West were M.C.'s. A large number of persons attended in fancy dress. The dresses,...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, JULY 13, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 13 July 1923
THE ,lfthinm uid htietl~e a e hir AND jiarnonl a rrreIe Waltyg ~fxo?fte. P'ublished Evere Friday Afteraenon HURSTBRIDGE, JULY 13, 1923. Local and General. On page 4 will be found Eltham council finances, correspondence, Band of Hope, and Wallan notes. Several letters are held over. Tenders close on Tuesday next for work at Greensborough. Mr Haynes's clearing sale on ac count of Mr Dunstan, Lower Plenty, is cancelled for the present. An old resident of Smith's Gully in the person of Mr Chas. Gerlich, died at a hospital in Melbourne on Wednesdays He had been suffering from miners' complaint for some years, and Oonstable Dunk, of Hurst bridge, took him to the hospital on Wednesday, where he died five hours after being received. Deceased was 75 years of age, was the founder of the One Tree Hill mine, and kept an hotel at Smith's Gully. He leaves a wife and family. During the recent visit of the Rail ways Commissioners to Hurstbridge, Commissioner Shannon inquired of the S.M. regarding t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
- OIL ENGINES ]?yest work, and runs on crude oil at on"-fifth the cost of petrol ~A ty~pe, at z r ever ob =BENB?AONAL IN ITS SIMPLICITY seuRPnRusl IN ITS STRENGTH. s Plugs, Wires, Switches, Carburettor, Magneto, Blow . mp. Batteries. Sold direct frohi 'th ?oactory.o T (") l5 DOWN - EASY TERMS."' . _ : ," acamn,., "Vic. And at Sydney, and Adelri.r. ll i li l l l ll 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11111111 1111 "Premier" Coach& Motor Body Works S upport Local Industry. NONE :TON TRUCK BODIES a speciality. Inspection Invited, Original Designs to suit.'Orchardists. Hand-made throughout by Expert Workmen. (No machine work). Only best seasoned hardwood used. Substitute Body supplied while awaiting delivery. Order Body when ordering Chassis to avoid delay. CUT PRICES. TERMS ARRANGED. D. G. GRAHAM: (4A vears Farrierrsgt. A.1.F.) HUR'STBRIDGE. J. Gillett Builder & Contractor, ELTHAM PLANS' & SPECIFICATIONs SuPPLIED. Carrying Business.. HURSTBRIDGE TG MELBOURNE, A. H. GRIMSHA...
ON ACTIVE SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
ON ACTIVE SERVICE. O'Dar.-In loving remembrance of our dear son and brother, Private W. J. O'Day, killed at Fleurbaix on 19th July, 1916. As we loved you. so we miss you, In our memory you are near; Loved, remembered, longed for always Through these seven long weary years. -Inserted by his loving father, mother, sisters and brothers, Panton Hill.
Bereavement Card. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Bereavement Card. lI ?R. ROBERT STEVENSON and L Family desire to convey their heart felt Thanks to their many kind friends and relatives for personal expressions of sym pathy, letters, cards, telegrams, floral tributes and visits during their sad be reavement. " Bank ie:itd," Kangaroo 3rountid.
WISE MEN SAY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
WISE MEN SAY ----6-- Try and you may ; don't and you won't. Wasted opportunity is the cause of most failures. It's better to get licked than never to have put up a game fight. Don't think that anyone who does n't happen to agree with you is a fool. Unless we put au ideals into prac tice they are ne niore than empty dreams. Never be afraid of saying "I don't know." You cannot sell even a £1 note for 15/- without ave(vising. MBan,- :om_.nr now have two votes their own, and' their husband's. Evcrybody thinks that other people are sp-ading too much. If . young fellow does not know what !,ind of a girl to-choose, he will fnd the ceemplary wife described for him in the look of Proverbs. It is one of the hardest things in 1ie to -.re.nin miserable for any length of time at a stretch.
LIVES RISKED FOR CAMPHOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
LIVES I~IStED FOR CAMPHOR. -4--- Practically all the camphor in the world comes from a single island, the island of Formosa, situated off the coast of China. It is said that an average cam phor tree, l2ft.. in circumference at its base, will yield enough camphor at present prices to bring its owner £1,500. But one .must net suppose tbat forests. Thy r e nhor laurel is but one of a number or trees which grow together. They grow -wild; in old days some as big a: 4Oft. in circum ference were found, but these soon fell to the axes of the wasteful. pio .neer camphor-gatherers, and now they must be sought in the jungles. Camphor-gathering is not a simple task. Apart from the labour of scouting for trees, cutting them down, and extracting the camphor, in many parts of Formosa the cam phor workers perform: their labours under armed guard. For the thick woods sometimes swarm with unseen but deadly headhunters. Even with the efficient protection supplied by the Japanese--who own the island,. ...
Montmorency. CHANGE OF NAME [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Montmorency. CHANGE OF NAME At the. local Progress Associa tion's meeting, held at St. Faith's Hall, on Saturday, 7th July (Mr. Honeyman in the chair), the ques tion of a name for the new station was raised. It was stated that the Railway Commissioner favored words with feiver letters than the name " Montmorency," which, it was understood, would be the title of the station. After discussion, the meeting decided to ask Mr. Clapp, if correctly reported, to re consider his decision, and allow the name " Montmorency " to be used. It was also decided that the book of rules with names of first officers, be printed at once ; also that names of foundation members be entered in the minute book. At the same hall on Wednesday, 11th inst., a meeting of the Mont morency Railway Station Trust was held, to discuss the proposal to change the name of the station. Although the weather was favorable and the meeting duly advertised, on ly 25 residents attended. The Chairman (Ex.-Cr. Price) stated that ...
Trains to Hurstbridge. BETTER SERVICE WANTED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Trains to Hurstbridge. BETTER. SERVICE. WANTED A meeting of the Diamond Valley Electric Extension League was held at Hurstbridge on Saturday after noonr last. Present:-Messrs Verso (chairman) and Armstrong (Hurst bridge) ; Lawrey (Diamond Creek); Butler (Eltham); Lorimer and Kee nan (Wattle Glen) ; Rodger and Mack (Panton Hill) ; Murphy (Strathewen). Apologies were re ceived from Cr. Hewitt (Queen town) and Dr. Cordner (Diamond Creek). Cr. Hewitt sent word that some people were opposed to the 10.20 train being altered. The Chairman said the meeting was the outcome of the visit of Mr. Clapp - (Railway Commissioner), who had suggested that the best way to overcome the difficulty of an amended timetable was to have a meeting and arrive at a unanimous opinion, and then report to Mr. Clapp, who would send out an officer to interview the people. The chair man explained that so many people wanted a midday train to arrive in Hurstbridge, which would suit the fruitgrowers and the people visi...
DIAMOND CREEK V KANGAROO GROUND [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
DIAMOND CREEK V KANGAROO GROUND Diamond Creek journeyed to Kan garoo Ground. on Saturday to play the above match. The game throughout was most friendly, and played with that true spirit of sport which should be shown in every football match. The weather was not too good, and the ground was very sliypery. The final scores were:--Diamond Creek, 16 goals 24 behinds; Kangaroo Ground, 2 goals 8 behinds. Jack Bass had the misfortune to break his arm during the afternoon, and it was attended to by Dr Cordner. The "Creek" has thus lost a good man for the rest of the season
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Methodist Church Services Methodist Church Services will be held as follows :- SUNIDAY, JULY 22. 1923. Diamond Creek. 11 a.m., Mr Garret'; 7.15 p.mn., Mr Collont. Arthur's Criek, 3 p.m.. ,r Garrott. (Cottle's JB.i;ge. 3 p.m... Air Collon. H,1 r tl.riue, 7.15 p m:, , ir ]?o C . Tauck's .Cornet, 3 p...., .1tr \t:Wiggan. Research, 3.31)0 .m.. i'r ('aLnpbell. Panton Ulill,7.::0 p.in., M:r ?liViggan Wattle Glen, 7 15 p.m., Mr G:arret"..
FOOTBALL. DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
FOOTBALL. DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION. The following are to-morrow's fixtures: Greensborough v Hurstbridge Kangaroo Ground v Warrandyte Diamond Creek v Eltham Heidelberg v Templestowe Positions of Clubs Club Played Lost Won Points Heidelberg 11 1 10 40 Groensborough 11 11 91 38 Diamond Creek 10* 31 61 26 Templestowe 11 5 6 24 Eltham - 11 5 6 24 Hurstbridge 11 8 3 12 Warrandyte 11 9 2 8 Kangaroo Grd. 10* 10 - - + This match is yet to be played, as the umpire failed to turn up as appointed. On Saturday the Eltham team journeyed to Warrandyte minus the services of "James," R. Morris and F. Scott. The visitors won the match, the final scores being: Eltham, 4 goals 8 behinds; Warrandyte, 2 goals. Many of the Warrandyte players made the game "willing," but the umpire acted the part of peacemake on several occasions. Such unsportsmanlike play is undesirable from all standpoints, and action should be talken against these players. For the winners Jewel, Parsons Bros, Jarrold, Boyall, Gillett,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
1OR SALE.-Good Oaten Chaff, £5 7s 6d ; Cow Chaff, £3 10s per ton. Apply-JAM1ES MURPHY Ji ., " Brade fort," Arthur's Creek. W HITE Leghorn Cockerels, 280--307 strain pedigree, for sale.-COLES, "Navara," Hurstbridge. PRESERVED EGGS is 9d dozen; 25s tin of 16 dozen.-MRs, A. W. Bioos, Panton Hill. D) ATEPAYERS of the North Riding [_ are advised that Mr Sydney G. Mat thews only consented to contesttheelection at the urgent request of the people of Kan garoo Ground, who respectfully ask all Ltatepayers who desire to see a lower rate, business management of Shire affairs, and the progress of the whole Shire to give him their votes on election day. BLA(CK OlPIpCTONS---Somethiqg Special PURE W. CULLEN, R. R. CHRISTIE and GOVERNMENT RESEARCH FARM STRAINS, specially selected and mated by Mr Wt Rugg, Chief Poultry Expert. Settings (16 eggs) from 7s 6d. A few W. Cullen Cockerels left from 15s. MRS A. W. BIGGS, Panton'Hill. Shire of Eltham. TO THE ELECTORS OF THE NORTH RIDING. L ADIES AND GENTLEM...
Correspondence. TIMBER TRAFFIC ON ROADS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Correspondence. TIMBER TRAFFIC ON ROADS. TO THE BDITOR OF THE ADVERTIBER Sir,-In your last issue "Live and Let Live" asks if all the damage to the Kinglake East road has been done by the timber traffic? My answer is : Yes, every bit of it, as other loads of produce going over it have to be very small indeed to get through the sea of mud caused by that traffic. As I have mentioned before in your columns, this road is in a most awful state, quite beyond belief to anyone who has not been along it, and very dangerous also; side tracks and everywhere it is pos sible to go being treated alike. The settlers have had two winters of it now, and is it any wonder they want the timber traffic controlled, as it is impossible to carry on under such conditions. No doubt, as "Live and Let Live" says, one man has as good a right as another to a public road, but the abuse of that road is quite another matter, and the state of the road speaks for itself.-Yours, &c., Kinglake. THos. RUSSELL.
Lilydale, [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
Lilydale, (r0ox OUR CORRESPONDENT). The erection of a new two-storied brick school at a cost of £4100 is nearing completion, and should be one of the landmarks of this district. This new schoo is practically due to the untiring effi.rts of our popular M.P. (Mr W. H. Everard). who has spared no trouble in bring this much needed improvement to a successful issue. The new grandstand on the sports oval is now well under way, and should prove a decided acquisition to all sports' lovers, Much dissatisfaction is caused by the alteration of the 5.25 p.m. up train till 6.20 p.m. A large depu tation waited on Mr. Clapp at the local railway station on his -ecent visit here, but they gained no satis faction to their request for an extra train at 5.25 p.m. The question of electrifying the Lilydale line was favorably impressed upon the Rail ways Commissioners, and next year ought to see this progressive step consummated. The work of laying the under ground telephone wire is in operation, and the ...
Heidelberg Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
H-eidelberg Shire Council. Councillors met at Heidelberg on Tuesday evening, Cr. Pitch~lr being in the chair. CORRESPONDENCE. Sanitary Inspector, Diamond Creek, reporting on piggery of Mlc iahon. Recommended that renewal license be deferred until pig sties are built to the satisfaction of the Inspector. Henderson and Ball, asking for the consent of the council to amendment of Butterworth's plan of sub-divis ion.- Agreed to. J. Cowin, asking for culvert to be put in, on Ironbark Road near Hunt ley's and re-grading of the road near Ring's corner - Engineer to report. F. Flintoff, notifying that his price for metal from his quarry is to be 2/ per yard in future.-Received. Darvall and Horsfall, re Mr. Wat son's subdivision, G ace Park.- Ap proved. W. Hopkins, jun., re sub-division of land at Greensborough.- No object ion to tentative plan. LETTING CONTRACTS. One tender was received for the con struction of Henry street - A. G. Bysouth, £928/16/9 - and accepted. Cr. White said the tender...
NORTH RIDING FINANCES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 20 July 1923
NORTH RIDING FINANCE S. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. Sir,--In reference to the reduction of the rates from 2/6 to 1/6 in the £, as suggested by Cr. Hewitt, I would like to point out to the ratepayers of the Shire of Eltham, and particular ly to the ratepayers of the North riding, the serious position we would be in. The valuation of the North riding is £20,395. This would yield, on a 1/6 rate, £1530. The North riding's share of the endowment and licensing fund is £134. There are no other items of revenue of any im portance. This gives us a total re venue, of £1664. Now, Sir, I will leave out for the time any road con struction or maintenance, and give figures of the principal items of ex penditure that must be met and have been paid this year. Annhal instalment to the Country Roads Board, £580; salaries, £256; redemption of loan, £82; printing, advertising, and stationery, £124; interest on overdraft and loan, £173 ; infections diseases treatment, £30; audit, £12; sundry items o...