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BOURKE-EVELYN COMPETITION. July 28. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
BOURKE-EVELYN COMPETITION. July 28. Epping v. Mernda South Morang v. Whittlesea The funeral took place on Tues day of Mr. W. A. Reid, who died at Hazelglen, aged 88 years. For more than 50 years he was connected with the Whittlesea Shire Council and the old roads board, resigning only a few months ago. . He was known as the father of Whittlesea council. Plain facts are more than argument, They need no words to tell their tale, Without their aid the best of intent Of eloquence must always fail. But when results convince the mind, They make assurance doubly sure For coughs and colds plain facts we tind In Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Heidelherg Saw,,Mo ulding :andl Planing MVIills Burgundy Street Heidelberg, and at Corner of Peel. and Capel Streets, West Mlelbourne. Telephone 24 Heidelberg Ex. General and Buiiders' Ironmongery, Glass, -Paint, Paperhangings, etc. Joinery a Specialty. Quick Despatch by Rail or Road Baltic Timbers Reduced This Month. Write nr Call for Quotations. C. ROUCH, Proprietor. a. LANGFrIELD 178 Tohnson St., COLLINGWOOD We Specialise in BOYS' & GIRLS' SCHOOL BOOTS. Mlade on the Premises. Guaranteed to Wear. LMEN'S WORKING BOOTS-Our Make-ALL SOLID LEATHER. Once Wore, Always Woru. We do Repairs. Under New Management. Andrew's. Store, V. O. & G. R. KRICK (Late A.I.F.) General Grocers and Produce Merchants. i Orders Called for and Delivered. - A TRIAL SOLICITED. If Satisfied Tell OTHERS. If Not Tell Us. Northoote Furniture Coy. 54 HIGH STREET, NORTHOOTE CORNER WESTGARTH STREET. Country Cijents can get off at Westgatth Station (Three Minutes from S!iop), and Goods will be forwarde...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Methodist 'Church' -Services Methodist Church Services will be held as follows : SUNDiAY, JULY 29, 1923. Diamond. Creek, 11 a.mi., Mr Williamson; 7.15 p.m., 1Mr 'McWiggan. Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m., .lr Collom. Cottle's Bridge. 3 p.m., Mr William?son. Hurstbridge, 7.15 p.m., Mr Campbell. Research, 3.30 p.m.. Mir F. Thompson Panton H[ill, 7.30 p.m., Mr Williamson. Wattle Glen, 7 15 p.m., Mr Cdilom. m i l - ~ "ml -- Il-J~m
DIAMOND CREEK v. ELTHAM [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
DiAMOND CREEK v. ELTHAM Expecting a good game of foot ball a fairly large crowd were pre sent last Saturday when Eltham visited the Creek. They were sore ly disappointed, however, for good football was very scarce-too much on the ball. The Creek oval (spoken of by visitors as one of the best in Victoria) was in perfect or der for football. Umpire Pitchers was good but his decisions were at times puzzling, due no doubt to the many different styles of jerseys, etc., worn by some of the players and the colors were about the same, but that was not his fault. After a good friendly game the Creek ran out winners. The scores were at the final : Creek, 5 goals 11 behinds to Eltham, 2 goals 7 behinds. For the winners Herbert Bros and T. Huntly were most prominent. Others in the limelight were E. Brown, A. Whicker, and 'Dick Wright. Eltham were served best by Downey, West, Noble, LeBrocq, Jarrold. Thanks are due to Mrs. Hawke and Mrs. Ezra Wilson for supplying coffee, etc. Heidelberg beat Tem...
GREENSBOROUGH V HURSTBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
GREENSBOROUGH V HURSTBRIDGE. Although not having much bearing on premiership honors as far as Hurst bridge was concerned, this match was eagerly looked forward to by, sup porters of the visitors, and a large con tingent journeyed to Greensborough on Saturday.. When these teams met previously the result of the match was in doubt right up to the final bell, and local enthusiasts still proclaim it the best.game ever played in Hurstbridge. Favored by a strong wind, the home team took up the attack, but the visitors fought desperately and kept' them off for some time. The Greens borough skipper then concentrated his team's efforts to the western wing, and two goals and two behinds fol lowed in quick succession. In the term, Hurstbridge went off with a great dash, and gave the home team's defenders a busy time, attack' after attack being repelled. R. McMillan opened the scoring account for Hurst bridge from a mark in front, and Allan Verso from a beautiful kick followed with another six p...
FOOTBALL REPORTS (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
FOOTBALL REPORTS (TO THE EDITOI.) Your correspondent's name taken in conjunction with the strain of the report immediately suggests to the reader that he is a supporter of Dia mond Creek. It has has been stat ed that the ground was, as usual, in good order. Doubtless this refers to the portions of the playing area which were several inches under water. Evidently the referdnce to " visiting roadside pugs " was oc casioned by a 'minor disturbance which occurrer outside the boundry line. Most of the people who were present are in full possession of the facts of this incident, so it is not necessary to go into, explanations. The umpire was critised by your correspondent in several instances, both with regard to his decisions and for his lack of decisions. It seems bad luck for a team which objected to the umpire appointed by the V.J.F.A., and which asked for another man, to fall out with the pew appointee. No team was more surprised than the Greensborough team to find that a local man w...
FOOTBALL. DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
'FOOTBALL. DIAMOND VALLEY ASSOCIATION. The following are to-morrow's fixtures: Hurstbridge v Warrandyte Greensboroogh v Kangaroo Ground Diamond Creek v Heidelberg Templestowe v Eltham Positions of Clubs Club Played Lost Won Points Heidelberg 12 1 11 44 Qreensborough 12 1-., 10) 42 Diamond Creek 11i 31 7. 30 Templestowe - 12 6 6 24 Eltham 12 6 6 21 Hurstbridge 12 9 3 12 Warrandvte 12 10 2 S Kangaroo Grd. 11$ 10 1 4 $ This match is yet to be played, as the umpire failed to turn up as appointed.
ELTHAM. NOVELTY NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
ELTHAMr. NOVELTY NIGHT '(FnROM OUR CORRESPONDFNT.) On Friday evening the Eltham Football Club held a very success ful novelty night. The attendance was large, visitors from Mont Park, Greensborough, Northcote, Temple stowe, Hurstbridge and Heidelberg. attending. The music supplied (piano and violin) was first-class.: Messrs A. Gollings and W.': Noble were M.C.'s. The hall was decorat ed with red and black streamers-the colors of the club, and the floor was in perfect condition. The Drohan Cup, which is to be presented to the winners of the Diamond Valley As sociation competition, was on view, and was much admired. The cos; tumes were very good,- and the'char acters represented well sustained. Messrs T. Clark and T., Gay, in their respective garbs of dog and cat, sup plied muchi-humor, their mimicry of those animals being very good. Mr. -Nicholls, -who hails from Mont Park, gave a good representation of his Santanic Majesty. Mrs. Phillips (President' of - Ladies' Public Hall Committe...
Greensborough. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
oreensborough. (FROi OUR CORRESPONDENT) Greensborough is going ahead. At present *there are eight new buildings in course of construction. During the past two years 200 fresh houses have been erected; the best boom for 20 years. Onr weii-esteemed townsman, Mr Albert Hryiiies, is a live .wire, and has been kept moving lately,,having conducted a number of sales at high prices. Another new member of the comm,ssion agent fraternity has ap peared in the field here in Mr Jessop (late of A.I.F.). He is a real good sport; and always out for the ad vancement of the town and district. We regret to state that Mr W. Black, one of our oldest residents, is at present confined to his bed suffer ing from a serious illness. We wish him a speedy recovery. The new siding and buildings at Montmorency are to be completed by September, and this place is certain to boom. Land is available close at hand at reasonable prices and terms. Tenders have been called for im provements to the local park. At present...
Correspondence. A QUESTION FOR MR. MATTHEWS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Correspondence. A QUESTION FOR MR. MATTHEWS. TO THE EDITOR OF TEE ADVERTISER. Sir.- Some time ago, on the motion of Cr. White, all work on the: Cherry Tree Road was blocked for a time. A deputation of protest from the Panton Hill Progress Association wasinform ed by the President that this action resulted from a disagreement with Cr. Hewitt's conduct in putting his duty to the ratepayers first. The ratepayers of Panton Hill would like to know from Mr Matthews:- If elected, will be put his duty to the ratepayers first? Or, will he subordinate that duty to other considerations; and, if he finds a councillor who does put his duty to the ratepayers first, will he single out an important road in that councillor's district and block a 1 work on it? Yours &c, DAVID RODGER, President, Panton Hill Progress Association.
Wattle Glen. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Wattle Glen. '-0 (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT). A social evening was given by the District Piano Fund Committee on Saturday evening last, admission to which was a gift for the "Jumble Stall " at the forthcoming bazaar. Thanks. were expressed by Mrs. Cameron (the president of the stall) for the many and varied assortment of articles donated. A musical programme, interspersed with games dancing was arranged, and great ap preciation was shown for the num bers contributed by the visiting and local artists :-Mrs. Hogan at the piano ; Songs by Misses Mulcahy, Lawrey and the little girlies Mc Lean and Mr. Hogan ; recitations by Misses E. Qualtrough and Hogan, and very efficient music was pro vided by Messrs Beaumont (violin) and Richardson (piano). During the evening a competition was ar ranged by Mrs. Arthur Jones for some cakes, which resulted in the sum of £1/2/ for the ice-cream stall. After supper, a vote of thanks by Mr. R. J. Lorimer, ended the evening. /
MYSTERY MICROBE OF DEATH A NEW DISEASE THAT IS PUZZLING DOCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
WYSTERY MT ICROBE OF DEATH: ---'5---- A NEW DISEASE TIHAT IS PUZZLING DOCTORS. Medical men, r-3 less than ordinary people, are mysti~fed by the appear ance of a new "pestilence that walk eth in darkness." No one knows where it came r.z-_ and it selects its victims from among those of either sex and any age with absolute impartiality. It may not be as deadly as some other infections, but it is an awe some thing which comes like a whiff of poison gas, swiftly and cunningly robbing its victim first of his five senses, and later, it may be, of his life. To this strange disease people have unfortunately given the name of "'sleeping sickness," just as they ap plied to every form of nervous ail ment engendered by the war the term "shell-shock." It is certainly not that real and infinitely more deadly scourge, the Isleeping sickness of Uganda, in the production of which that terror of East Africa, the tse tse fly, is the active agent. It is an abuse of language to apply the term "sleep?f" t...
Queenstown. A POPULAR FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Queenstown: -A POPULiAR FAMILY. Mr J.': O'Brieni, who for the past six or seven years, , ran the mail from Queenstown to Hurstbridge, has. re moved to Kangaroo Ground. His numerous friends iii thp district felt that they could not allow his departure to take place without showing the high esteem in which he and his family are held, consequently a large assem blage attended the Queenstown lHall on Saturday evening, July 14, when Mr O'Brien and family were the guests of the residents. ' The early part of the evening was spent in harmony and dane ng. ; rs Luckman at the pianod, and Mr W. Spicer as M.C. carried out their duties in' their' usual" efficient manner. During the evening Cr. H. Hewitt, on behalf of the residents, presented a wallet of notes to Mr O'Brien. I r. Hewitt spoke of the many fine, manly,, genial qualities if the guest, whosel obliging nature and straightforward character endeared him to all with whom he came in contact. The family were honored and respected by all. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRI1DGE. A. D. NICHOLSON W ISHES to inform tti'r Residents of the District that he has purchased the ;above Business from Mr. C. W. Col lard, and has Full Stocks of Grocery, Ironmongery, Crcckery, Drapery, Clothing, Etc. We specialise in Suits to Measure. Satis faction Guaranteed. Large Range of S.,mples to Choose from. We have engaged the services of one of the leading saleswomen from Myers', Melbourne, to take charge of the Drapery Department, and Prices will be as near the City as possihe. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND W ISHES to notify the Public of, Hursthridge and Surrounding District that he has purchased Mr Bodey's Business, and having a First-class Baker is in a position to supply n Good Loaf of Bread. B own Bread and Sm-ill Goods a Specialty. "Wattle Cafe," RICHT OPPOSITE STATION. H U RSTBRI DG E. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at al.l Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORSET HOUSE 3I-T;RSTERIDG-E. 0 - OOD ACCO1; X.1ODATION. Picnic ...
NORTH RIDING FINANCES (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
NORTH RIDING FINANCES (TO THE EDITOR.) Sir,-Mr. F. Thompson boldly ac cuses me of making "statements which are not correct, and conse quently misleading to the ratepayers outside the Kinglake district," then proceeded to prove his case by mis quoting my letter. He accuses me of saying "the lion's share of the revenue was spent in Kinglake." If he reads my letter again he will find that what I did say, was, "that the lion's share of the revenue was spent in Kinglake and district," and the figures show this to be correct. Statements which are correct can not be "misleading." In regard to the riding overdraft, he says the amount is £800 and not £1200, as stated by me. Now surely Mr. Thompson must know that such balances fluctuate from day to day. The amount stated in my letter was both official and correct at the date of writing. Mr. Thompson will see that he is in the wrong and that he owes me an apology in the matter. In regard to the cry of mud from Kinglake, at the present time,- i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 27 July 1923
,or Bronchial Coughs take Woods' Peppermint Cure. BL.~CI( OPlP?iCTONS---Something Special P URE W. CULLEN, R. R. CHRISTIE and GOVERNMENT RESEARCH FARM STRAUNS, specially selected and mated by Mr W. Rugg, Chief Poultry Expert. Settings (16 eggs) from 7s 6d. A few W. Cullen Cockerels left from 15s. MRS A. W. BIGGS, Panton'Hill. ATEPAYERS of the North Riding are advised that Mr Sydney G. Mat thews only consented to contest the election at the urgent request of the people of Kan garoo Ground, who respectfully ask all Ratepayers 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. OR SALE.-Wood Dray and Harness, in good order.-E. BOURKE, Eltham. W HITE Leghorn Cockerels, 280--307 strain pedigree, for sale ; sister doing well at Burriley Competition.. COLas,"Navara," Hurstbridge. TROODY HENS Wanted. - V. L. SORSTENTS, Broad Gully Road, Hurst bridge. [-OR SALE.-Good Oaten Chaff, £5 7s 6d; Cow Chaf...
Correspondence. KING LAKE ROADS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 August 1923
Correspondence. KING LAKE ROADS (To the Editor) Sir,-I was amused when I read "Anti-Borrower's " letter in your issue of last week. He states that it would be hard to find a shire with less mud than Eltham. I challenge "Anti-Borrower " to truthfully say: Has he seen .the Kinglalke roads through this winter ? If not he should take a trip and see them, and then perhaps he will apologise to the electors. He is evidently trying to hoodwink them.-Yours, etc., SAKER BONA
Wallan East. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 August 1923
Wallan East, The Wandong Nigger Minstrels made their second bow to the public on Friday evening, when they pro vided an excellent entertainment in the Upper Plenty Hall. The enter tainment was on a 50-50 basis with the Hall Committee, but the latter generously gave their portion of the proceeds to a distressed family at Wallan, whose position was in ur gent need of relief. There was a good attendance, though not as large as the merits of the pro gramme demanded. Nevertheless the hall was filled. The. programme revived memories of forty years ago, when minstrel troupes were to be seen in nearly every township. The songs featured on Friday night were those of that period or when the performers were boys. The old negro melodies were well sung by the various performers and most ap preciated by the audience. The corner men, Messrs Brown and Mar-. shall' (Bones) and Messrs Shiels and C. Marshall (Tambos) caused roars of laughter with their sallies with the interlocutor, Mr. Thomas, and wi...