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ELTHAM SHIRE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
ELTUAM S1,fRE EL ECTION. .For the south riding Cr . T lor. had an easy win overi ex- Cr Mea!ly, polifing 116• votes to 67i In the e':; st ridling tli?re. as a good cn'test;, anid Cr Batlh secured 186. votes to Mr M'cCallster- i 7170 'Cr White was unopposed for the notlth: i0 l ing~- so ihat thlo personnel of tlihe councili remains as it: was. ;-? :-,?',;-., ·' ·; .·-:";:, ,: . iv }.'",.-, : , " ' ;; . ," " ; ":'
JIKA JIKA SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
JIKA JIKA SEAlr. At a meeting of the Hon. J. G. Me'em brey's Jika Jika election committee, at Northcote, on Wednesday, at which 80 members attended, and Cr Coate presid ed,'the following motion was carried : "' That this meeting expresses its deep regret at the retirement of Mr Membrey as the representative for Jika Jika, its great appreciation of the services he has rendered to the constituency, and its sin core hope that he will be restored to health and able at some future time to re-enter political life." Mr Membrey, in acknowledging the resolution, said he did not want people to get the idea that he was an invalid, but health and busi ness considerations compelled his retire ment now. If duty called in the future he might render public service, though he had no plans at present.-No finality was reached as to selecting a Liberal candidate.
HEIDELBERG ORGAN RECITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
HEIDELBERG ORGAN RECITAL. An organ recital" was held in St. John's.Church of England, Heidelberg, on Saturday evening, the18th inst., and in spite of the inclement weather was listened to by a large audience. The pro gramme openied with the National An them, the additional "local" verse being added. Miss Rita Tingate, who was re cently successful at the University ex aminations for organ, played with great steadiness Bach's G minor lrelude-the broad subject of which was well treated and brought out. Later in the pro gramme she also played daintily Smart's " Trio in F." Miss Tingate shows con siderable promise and should go far.. St. John's choir, assisted by Mrs Warry, Misses Dunstan and Russell, and Messrs A. Graham and S. Wiriter, acquitted themselves admirably. Their first num ber, "' How beautiful are the Messen gers,"' from Mendelssohn's' " St. Paul," was greatly enjoyed, the fine work of the contraltos calling for special mention. Mr Albert Grabam sang the solo in " Behold the...
THE COUNCIL STAFF. RECOMMENDATIONS ENDORSED. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
THE COUNCIL STAFF. :RECOMMENDATIONS ENDORSED. .At. the monthly, meeting of'. theý Heidelberg Shlire Council, on- Tiies daiy -.veening, the. committee' subiit ted! the .followmn report:e? :I:i: :.Your coibmitt'e'e eg to report that theyr iemade ep~a s,:i ive i-t quiryfin; thlie?duties aiin isalaric sof the varios officers ofH the .council; aiid Ibeg ?o1ike the followig r commeindatins :' That no alterna ti befi ?imadeil iri'tlie'orgnisatio o thel staffif ;asi atliprsent't conistituted 2 That the ?shiird secretary :, em 'povered- to oitaiit itefimorary; assist ance :should:' it- lbe ii'eeded! at.:anyi tie. IT hat the :salary: of the- as sistanit -rate collector be: increased to 178 per annum. :;' 4 T.:hat h e.i shire engin?eer unidertake ttli?duties" of, buil ding. surveyor uider -tl new buildilg' regiulatiis;'a"d :h. at he be provided with ilia ,motor. carI .:I 5 r Th it an 'assistaint be ovided for Miss Scaly, :so as to :enable liher'ti ?take up. more impioirtant duties, :a at, a sa...
Entertaining Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
Entertaining Soldiers. rnother -oncert was 'nrtiher 1y enjoyable conertas ntiefr toc on Os at tile Strathallan ..Ohoe on Wednesday evening, the thierioSOt, 1'B the Ivanhoe b raool f tri.6ie L angcco Tbon o who con. 3fe&lt; ?ani excellent programme were ,fi.ee3 ..falnwrzght Moore, and the istt0o Jr ott. aR.iaels A. Wippell, Groing Ser gefeld, Ioole]r, and Mr ..eit . aors W enzcl acted ip. k. .a "t~e, oiC a n.e. ,,ni . tigar. Wright, Te"l Brith .. ian placed their ser-. ...the. ,n s at the disposal Of. ?ic~ldp ... nke oE the promotera : toi o~lies hrockwell and .TJnolle are due e.p pcldpc to na9 th eev~eng a Thoe chano o the year is on at Hat s eason winter sale.
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
PITH AND POINT. ---0"--- Several letters and reports are una voidably held over. Bargains are now being offered at Hat tam and Hattamn's end of season sale. The annual meeting of the Ivanhoe Recreation Association will be held on Monday evening next. A special meeting of the Ivanhloe Riile Club is called for Wednesday evening at the miniature range. Crs. Bryant, Price, "Haughton and Pitcher insert notices with reference to their unopposed election. A sale of,gifts in aid of the Minister ing Children's League and Cottage by the Sea will be held in the Coreen School, Heidelberg, on Saturday, Sept. 1. The annual meeting of the Heidelberg District Patriotic League is advertised to be held at Heidelberg on Monday af ternoon next. A conceirt will be held at Heidelberg on Wednesday next in aid of St. John's, Catholic Church building fund. " A trip to Europe" will be given by Mliss E. Murphy's pupils. Mr Edwin Bayley, better known as " Grandfather" Bayley, passed away at Fairfield on Sunday...
GREENSBOROUGH CONTROVERSY. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
'. VERSY. . : ,. . :_" : . 'GREENSBOROUGII: CONT I.RO Siir.- 1iLav cjust lICcl 1lek to 5ce the effutsiolt froi' M r; Phil lredalc , pui-porltinlg to -be, a.4reily - to soile' correspondence that: alilpcared in your, columns,. it is a goocd. .lettei,. but can in o way be coisiderecld a i)rolper rel)ly to mlitnc -. There :ias nO thilg venomous :in mylcete r. I::. .was quite sure ;that M. Iredalie', ias iwot speakinBg onil behalf of the :nict, hbut on. behalf- of .a eo dedote b:ld of: shirkers. '1.: did not; inisinuatel~ thiti his parents .li(ad catise ,to d lai i hli im; iid I believe hiil to be--. an: exeirnplaiar son but,. if he liad becn.ichastised; it would beh nothing nmore than i.:hat otlher: good boysi havee ireceivedl;. andl we also know that-,many bof.those de ssei ug- it lav e escape.L se\e!lrear ned dchastiseiinient ?:.:I i l ,lieve thaty? o uri correslpionileit earns the moioii rney for his "serv;ices- !il" tile post office. but :I -wouil .reinbiid hiilli thlat:: thoiisain...
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL ORDINARY MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUN1 ORDINARY MONTHLY * -iEETING. The cotincillors ''met t the ?? Hall, Heidelberf,':on Tuesda in.g last. ,:Present: Crs. Kc ea- - sident), . Ball, Brya lnt, t StobiceJe.lRank, 'May, Stone, Pri&c, Lorisfier and White. ' .: .Correspondence. From Public \rVorks Departm intimiiatiii that. the executive o"n' hiad apiproved of . by-law No i" gulating aiid restraining the ere. and 'c6nstruction of buildinigs, Received. '- :' . t Town: Clerk,. Collingwood, reqn. insuýg uort of: Cr. Coulson as rD,; sentative:? on the- Queen's Me, re Hospital ' Board.--Cir. Coulson? ready ,nomiiiited., : Premier's; .office, stating that cruitingsn meetings, be held throau out; the :shire.--Rferred to ,i nmembers.:.o rid . Toiwn 'Clerk,' -Footscray, regardi, the proposed alteration of the c stitution.,of the Melbourne and It ropolitan Board -of Works.-Rep, , be sent, stating "'that this council di agrees with. the recommendations the confereice, and 'Crs. May ai Rank were appointed d...
Jika Jika Election. To the Editor of "The News." [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
Jika Jika Election. To the Editor of. "The News." Sir,-A meeting of Mr M[embrey's election'.committee was held at North cote on Wednesday evening last to hear from Mir EMembrey his reasons for re tirement. General and genuine regret was expressed from all quarters of the electorate at his withdrawal from politi. cal life. A discussion, lasting some two hours then followed as to whom should constitute the executive committee em powered to select a candidate. No de cision was come to in consequence of one section being desirous of securing undue representation and consequent voting tbwer. It does seem a remarkable thing at this juncture that chaos should reign and much valuable time lost. Speenulations and feelings are rife re garding who will finally be the selected candidate. Northcote seems to be strong ly backing one gentleman, a local candi date,:. who however, refused to contest Bodurke when asked to do so, at the re cent election; in uther words, to use the. expression made by ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
EVERYTHING FOR THE GARDEN EW tLOWER and Vegetable Seeds, Lawn Grass, Lucernes, Clovers, Seed potatoes, Garden Stakes, Raffia, Petal Soil for Pot Plants, etc. Agents for Brunirg's "Incomparable" Seeds, Clifts' Manurial Insecticide, Robinson's Pine Siray, Carmona Fertilizer, Vtlvus Lawn Sand. EVERYTlING FOR THE POULTRY Thorpe's Laying Mas3, Eggl9, B ne Grit, Week-0ld Chick Food, Extra Special Chick Food, Scratch Grain, etc. Good clean grain means strong healthy stock, and is the cheapest Best quality Wheat. Maize, White Oats, Hulled Oats, Barley, Pollard, Bran, Shell Grit, Charcoal,etc., can be obtained at DAINTON'S Chaff, Grain, Wood, Coal and Coke Depot HEIDELBERG ROAD, IVANHOE Phone, Heidelberg 156 LIVERY STABLES, HEIDELBERG J. W. LAMONT Wishes to inform the publIc that he has purchased Mr R. Weekes' Coach ing Service and Mrs Wilson's Livery Stables, and intends to run them on the same first-class lines as his predecessors. Coaches leave Heidelberg for Warrandyte as follows :--Week...
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. FAIRFIELD RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
The De ws. PUBLISHED. EVERY SATURDAY MORNING SATURDAY, AUGUST 25. TOPiCS OF THE' WEEK. FAIRFIELD RIFLE CLUB. SThe Fairfield Rifle Club 'held their weekly shoot on Saturday last at 600 yards-8 shots. There were 18 memrbers present. J. Whiffin put up a splendid shoot, scoring 38 out of a possible 40; J. Whitehead and I. Robinson (the cap tain's valet) 34, T. Pettit, R. Ford and H. Orr 33, and F. Smithi 30 being the high est scores. Two. of the club's regular shooters (Messrs Fry and L. Stewart) are laind up with sickness, and members hope they will. soon be we! enough to join the others at Williainstown.
HEIDELBERG PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
HEIDELBERG PICTURES. A delightful romance of unusual char acter is "The Snowbird," to be shown to-night, illn which Mabel Taliaferro and Edwin Larewe take ,the leading roles. There will also be "The Smuggler's Daughter," a sensational sea-faring dra ma, and the 11th series of " The girl and the game." The following Saturday a highly amusing film will be " Charlie in Melbourne," and everyone knows Char lie. The management are already show ing enterprise, and have been fortunate in securing for their patrons the greatest serial of the times, "The Sabmarine," which is to commence shortly. The im provements that have been effected to the Recreation Hall make it comfortable for the patrons to enjoy a good picture pro gramme. The Matron of the Austin Hospital begs to acknowledge with very sincere thanks the gift of 25f from the Bible Class, Church of Christ, Fairfield Park.
MONDAY, AUGUST 20. (Before Dr Rollason, and Messrs Macleod and Jones, J.P.'s). [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 25 August 1917
MONDAY, AUGUST 20. (Before Dr Rlollason, and Messrs Mac leod and TJones, J.P.'s) R. Weekes applied for a license to run motor coaches between Heidelberg and Clifton.lKill.--Granted. T. i-. Bowman v. A. J. Clark; default summons. .Judgment for the amount (£12/2) and 1516 costs: . Driving on the Footpatbh. ' Constable Wileckens v. Leslie Mann, charged with driving on the footpath in Noel-street, Ivanhoe, on August 8. H. Fluck (officer of the shire) stated that defendant drove a milk cart across She path, after being previously caution ed. There have been numerous corn p4aint1ot liea ths b bken 71 suclih abse. --:ConstableWilcklensiaid that residents had bi. ee?; a i?,wi.gr .:is::thi i t itntio'itb tlie traffle over tle fooip'tlh,. Defendant plcaded guity3 but denied hIvinig been .caitioned~ He admitted ,he ing fined inA prd forriding a pony across the fobotp'ith-. "', :: The Bench piointed out that it vas- no use.thecouncil spending money on the. footpaths if pedple were allowed to da...
W.C.T.U. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
W.C.T.U. Fairfield branch of the Women's Christian TemperanceUnion held their annual meeting in the Presbytertan Church on Tuesday, 21st August. The annual report showed that a very suc cessful year had just closed. I. The dlcc tion of officers for the ensuing year re sulted as follows:- President, Mrs Ful :lard;'vice-presidents, Mrs McNee, Mrs McIntyre, Mrs Gates, and Mrs H. E. Brown; hon. see., Mrs Angus; hen. treasurer, Mlrs, Grifliths; White Ribbon " Signal" superintendent, Mrs Summer ville; drawingroom superintendent, Mrs Griffi-n pNo License representatives, Mrs Somierville, Mrs Griflin, and Mrs Grif fiths; Band of IHope, MrS Fullard and Mrs gNewnhan. :Arrangements are well in hanid for a'iiiversary services. A motion of sympatliy w'vs passed to Mrs Boyd whose son liad fallen at the front. The follo-ing motion was passed and sent:to the State Premier :--"That this meeting ofFairfield branch of the W.C. T.U. earnestly requests Sir Alexander Peacock to introduce legislation to c...
DEATH OF MR ED. INGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
DEATH OF MR ED. INGHBAM. The many friends of Mr E. Ingham, of Waterdale-road, Ivanhoe, were pained on Monday to hear of his death, which occurred that day in Ivanhoe, from an internal complaint. The deceased only remarked two weeks previously how well he was feeling, and was teaching on the Wednesday prior to his death. On Fri day he did not feel well, and consulting the doctor an operation was performed the next day, and the patient passed away on Monday. The late Mr Ingham was born in Darwin, Lancashire (Eng land) in 1847. He studied music, and sat for his L.R.A.M. degree in London. He came to Australia six years ago with his wife and son, and settled in Ivanhoe, where hlie has been teaching music, and was also oreanist for the Presbyterian Church. The deceased was highly res pected for his kindly disposition and true English characteristics, and his wi dow and son will have the deep sympathy of a large number of friends. He also has two sisters and a brother in Lan cashiro.
IVANHOE METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
IVANHOE M~ETHODIST CHURCH. The 14th anniversary of the Ivanhoe iMethodist Church was celebrated on Sunday 19th August, when three ser vices were held. The morning preacher was the Rev. C. W. Atkinson, IM,A.; in the afternoon the preacher was the Rev J. Thomas, B.A. (an ex-president); and in the evening the pulpit was occu pied by the President of the Conference, Rev S. Scholes. All the discourses were of a high order. The attendances were good, but would have been much better but for the inclemency of the weather. A feature of the Sunday services was the very fine singing of the church choir. The annual concert was held on the following Tuesday. A first-class pro gramme had been prepared, but the weather again interfered with the atten dance, which was only moderate. Miss Maggie Price was on the programme as accompaniste, but could not attend on account of indisposition. The audience however had no regrets on this score, as Miss Ethel.Croker filled her place at a moment's notice, an...
HE DID "HIS BIT." [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
HE DID " HIS BIT.'" WVe regret to have to record the death of another of the district lads in the per son of Pvte. Herbert L. Gittins, who died of wounds in France on August 10. He enlisted two years ago, and was wounded in the battle of Pozieres, and after being in England five months returned to the trenches just before last Christmas. He was widely known and highly respected, his parents being amongst some of the oldest residents of: Alphington. Prior to enlisting Pvte. Gittins worked for his father in the carrying business, and his loss is keenly felt.
Heidelberg District Patriotic League and Red Cross Society. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
Heidelberg District Patriotic League and Red Cross Society. The monthly committee meeting wvas. held at the Shire Hall, Heidel berg, at 2.30 on Monday, August 27, when'iMrs. H: Burrell .presided oveiy a:good attendance of members. l.. :::'After the minutes were read and confiimed, a silent v6te of sympathy was passed to Mrs. Hardgett in the 'death- bf lier husband., The hdn.'sed retary, Mrs.; J. A. King, read corre spondence, amongst which was a let ter from president of the shire, Mr. I(eam, regretting his inability through business, engagement to be present at annual meeting; but that he had asked Cr. Bryant, the incoming pre sident, to attend.- Mt. Keam wished the League every success in coming year, and· on, behalf of the council conveyed their appreciation of the magnificent work that had been done. MIr. J. Coate reported attending con ference re piece of land donated to the.variodus Red Cross Societies, that there was to be an art union by, shilling tickets for it. Our share w...
ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 1 September 1917
ANNUAL REPORT:-: .After:allowing for resignations and new appointments of members.: t-: total numbeir. of members now stands at' 200.. The monthly meetiigs held duiring the year have ieen iwelli at tended.'- Lectures on :horticulture arid subjects :closely allied. were delivered by tlihe following 'gentlemen:--.Mr. \Vallis," 'Fruit Culture "; Mr:- George Cooper " Dahlias "; '.Mr. '.Povelli Carnations ", Mr. McIntosh" ' Pro tecting rose blooms -for :sho.w pur poses,. staging etc.'; Mr. de Castells, '"ViticIltuire." e aiid : .Travels through Spain," illustrated Mr. Davey, " In sects and Funguis Pes??f", :M f.Har vie, "Irrlgation andv water resources of Victoria:; Mi~ Alston?, "'Mistakes I have made. and how L remedied them&. The thariks of tlhe Society are .due to these gentlemen for -in formation imparted, and the know ledge gained' 'by the minembers should prove helpful" A cut. flower display was held through the year. at th'e .monthly meetings, the displays, made at time be...