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The War. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
The War, The Southern Cross Times, West Australia, publishes a para graph, in a recent i'sue, which might well be read with profit in all parts of the empire:- "When the war broke out," writes the Editor, "and it became known that that woo:leu sox :wouid be of help to our soldiers, Masda-ues Henry and Chadwick,--the two oldest women on the fields-set to work, knitting their own wool, and though both the: old ladies are practically bed-ridden, they have turned out more useful articles than any dozen of the yo'ung ones. Their example might well be fol lowed on this -und other fields by both young and old."
Clarinda. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
SCfarinda. On Wedn-,sday vweek a success- i ful concert wi s held in the Pres byterian Chuich, the programlme being rendircd by Misses E.. Lup ton, J. Bunny, E. Mason, J. Shan non, R. and M. Jack, and Mr W. G. Donald. Refreshments' were dispensed by the ladies at the close of the progratmme. Owing to this d strict being sit-:ated on the bioundaries of the M,:orabbin, Oaklei;h an:v _Mulgrave Shires, and having no. councillors residing in the district, it is in a measure being neilected. With the object of in some way advanc ing the district a meeting will be held in the St it school shortly with the idea of forming a pro gress association.
The Oakleigh Rechabites. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
The Oakleigh Rechabites. On Monday evening the mem bers of the Hope of Oakleigh Tent, at their regular meeting in the Mechanics, were visited by nearly 30 members (including a number of ladies) of Camberwell Tent, who came over by van. The acting CR., Bro L. J. Peggie, in an ap propriate address welcomed the visitors, which was responded to by the genial C R. of Camberweil Tent (Bro G. P. McGee) and Bro H. J. Gunner, P D.C.R. After the business was disposed of the visitors took charge, with Bro J. R. Warren (a Rechabite of 50 years' standing) as chairtian, who delivered a spirited address in advocacy of temperance reform. A splendid program of musical and elocutionary items was rendered, including some of the best talent of Camberwell. Bro Gunner made an earnest appeal on behalf of the No Licence campaign. Refreslunents wer,' served and a most enjoyable evening came to a close by the singing of the National Anthem and three cheers for the Kinug. _____
Go Thou and Do Likewise. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Go Thou and Do Likewise. An example worthy of emu lation was furnished in connection with the. Clayton State-school effort in aid of the Belgian Relief Fund, which yielded over £22 - a very satisfactory return, especially as the whole amount was raised in one afternoon. .Master Levett had a lamb, which he tended carefully till it grew into a sheep, and he freely gave it for the benefit of the fund, the raffle bringing in £4/15/ The lucky winner was Cr Winm. Forster, of Notting Hill, who will ;ow be enabled to have mutton ad damper galore. The old num,ery rhyme describes how "Ma-y had a 'little lamb," which when "it wandered to the school one da-y made the children laugh and play;" but this lamb of Master Levett's was taken to the school when it had grown to a sheep and there turned to practical account. It was a kindly and self-denying act, and we hope to see the example extensively copted. Master Levett had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow And when the Belgian Fund calme...
Wedding Bells LANG—SHILLINGLAW. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Wedding Bells LANG-S-HILLINGLAW. On Wednesday, 7th inst , a pretty wedding took place, the contracting parties being Mr Alex. Lang, elder son of Mr and Mrs Lang, of "Cordooki," and Miss Flora B. Shillinglaw, of "Caloola," Lincoln avenue, Oakieigh. The ceremony was performed at the Congregational Church by the Rev R. S. Carson. The building, which was crowded :..ith friends and well-wishers, had been taste fully decorated by the girl friends of the bride. Mr J. Lang (brother of bridegroom) was "best man" and Mr A. E. Vizard groomsman. Miss Gladys Benson presided at the organ,playing the Wedding March, and the hymn O Love Divine was sung. The bride looked charming in a dress of .white crepe de chene, the bodice trime'd with shadow lace and pearls, and a train of shadow lace and ribbon caught up with horse-shoe design; she wore the usual oiange blossom and carried a bridal bouquet of white carnations and asparagus fern. Her travel ling dress was a heavy blue serge, and a black relvet h...
Mulgrave Shire Council [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
lMulgrave Shire Council i --9--- The monthly meeting of the nhove was held on Thursday even - ing. Present - Crs McLorinan (President), Jordan, Coleman, Stocks, Aurisch, Stewart, Forster, Closter and Wilson. Correspondence. From the Treasury re annual payment for licenses, £170. From s:nim re annull endow-j Smeut, ,£150. From Department of Public VWorks. approving of tender for - grading Jenniun's Hill, Waver ley ioad, 41675 / 13/3.-The Presi dent: The plan has been a mended, the cuttiun being taken a little p ist Stephen's roid. From Police Departminnt, in reply, re additional police protec- i tini, stating it is considered there is no need. Cr Jordan: Perhaps c the time is not opportune, but we c should bear the matter in mind and obtain protection in the future. From M. McKenna, asking how long Mrs Messer and Mr Howley b have been in possession of land and what moneys are due in res pect to them. The Secretary: I J have replied th it all rates have been paid except the current ra...
OAKLEIGH FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
OAKLEIGH FOOTBALL CLUB A committee meeting was held on Monday evening at Mr Gilles pie's shop, Mr K. I. M-cLean, (vice-president) in the chair. Mr W. Ethell, who had temporarily taken up the duties of secretary, forwarded his resignation, which was accepted and Mr C. Couper appointed in his stead. The following business was re ported:-Letter sent to Mr Skid more, secretary of the Melbourne Districts Football Association, re Oakleigh's withdrawal. To Mr W. 3J. Young, of the Recreation Reserve Board of Management, re use of ground for ensuing season. Letter from Mr F. J. McCart, secretary of the Federal Football Association, informing Oakleigh that they had been admitted to the Association and delegates notified re meeting on Tuesday evening, 13th April. Registration forms had been received from the secretary. A donation of 10/6 was received with thanks from Mr K. 3. McLean.
Belgian Relief Fund [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Belgian Relief Fund As the result of a meeting held some weeks ago, when a systematic canvass of Oakleigh was decided upon in aid of the above fund and lady collectors appointed, the sum of £21/5/5, being the first month ly collection, has been handed to the Mayor (Cr A-ndrew), who ac knowledges it with thanks and was forwarded it to the Lord MAayor of Melbourne. Amount previously acknowledged, £13/15/-. Following is the list of autho rised collectors :-Mesdames An drew (mayoress), Taite, Wilmoth, Webster, Sloss, Gibson, Clough, Bligh, Henderson; Misses Rees, Smith, Robert7, Tweddell, Nicoll Carson, Maddock. Merry, Con sidine. Randall. Scott. and Cook.
Caulfield Park. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Gaulfield Park. Acting on the representations of a deputation "of residents protest ing in strong terms against the ac tion of the local council in fencing off a portion of Caulfield Park, the Minister of Lands wrote to the council asking for an explanation. In reply, the Mayor and council lors waited as a deputation on the Minister last week to lay before him their views. The Mayor (Cr F. W. Eggleston) said that the council had been ap pointed a board of management to the park, and in the exercise of its discretion it had decided to renew an old fence which had been in existence for nearly twenty years, and had got out of repair. For many years the council had been anxious to make the park a credit to Caulfield. , It had spent since 1903 £5000 on the park, and it was its intention to spend a great deal more on it. One of the pro posals was to have a small lake in the park planted round with trees. During the past year the council had spent £2400 on its parks. It had also during the...
Shire of Mulgrave. HEALTH REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Shire of Mulgrave. HEALTH REPORT. The following report was pre sented at the meeting of the coun cil held on Thursday last: I have the honor to submit my report of the public health of the Shire of Mulgrave for the year 1914, There has not been any marked increase or decrease of the population. The nature of the pre vailing industries is such that it does not affect the general health. There is no illness peculiar to the Shire. During the year the following cases of infectious diseases were reported: -Typhoid (2), diphtheria (5), scar let fever (11, pulmonary tuberculos is (2); upon investigation at the time of occurrence no local sanitary conditions could be discovered such as would tend to give rise to these diseases. The water supply is derived partly from the Watts River scheme, but principally from roof catchment of rain water conserved in over and underground tanks. On the whole it i wholesome and pure. The disposal of the drainage has not given rise to any insanitary con diti...
Oakleigh Congregational Church. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Oakleigh Congregationa! Church. Anniversary services in connec tion with the above were held on Sunday last, conducted by the Rev David Hennessey, who de livered two able and instructive discourses. The texts in the morning were taken from Romans S, 22: " For we know that the whole creation groaneth and trav aileth in pain together until now." Revelation 21, 4 : Neither shall there be any more pain." The preacher opened with the state ment that the present time is in many respects similar to the apos tolic age. The Roman Empire ruled the world by virtue of military conquest, and occupied the position now sought by Ger many under the Kaiser. It had a paralysing effect on every phase of national life. In such days as these Christ came to preach the gospel to the poor (that is, slaves), for those who were not Romans were slaves, and to establish a kingdom of righteousness. The then known world groaned under the iron heel of Roman militarism. The most awful fact in life is death, and th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Business Notices. Swi1 pay yoiu '-o shop THE NE AL Tel. 150 Oak. AT AT dd OAsL H, The Old Estblished a Grocery, -Cae md Te a Stores9 Opposite R.i?,,wa? Station '_ntrace. Freshly Roasted Coffee Beaus Groauni to Order. Dairy ProduceFresh Daily. Noted shop for Hams .and Bacon. Sole Agent fo--Vacuumr Oil CoV's. Perfection Stoves and Room Heaters. Esthblished 1579. FO A IFAOH- NAB6 E J T TRY Chas. BU R TON TAILOR 419 Bourke=st,, Mel.bourne (Opposite Kirk's Bazaar) Ist Floor) Fit, Style and Workmanship Guaranteed Prices to Suit Everyone. Private s "Iona," Atharton Road, Oakleigh Address Open till 10 o'clock Friday Ni hts and 1 p.m. on Saturdays. -V-~TAILOR AND MERCER. Portman Street, Oakleigh, also 8o Swanston Street. ......... Melbourne ......... Sac Suits from 631-, Fit and Style Guaranteed. Gentlemen's Mercery at less than City Prices. Ladies' Costumes a Specialty. ---- Cers Cash. Suits to S ut ver;yoneo THE JUNCTION HOTEL Facing the Railway Station, Oakleigh. TELEPHONE No 24 , ~~ Prop...
LOCAL & GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
LOCAL & GENERAL ----d----"-- H. F. Brine, estate agent, At herton road, reports having sold I three houses in Oakleigh Borough at satisfactory prices. Mr N. R- Cooper has sold his well-known market garden of 21 acres fronting Poath road, Oak leigh, for a sum we understand of P170 per acre. The oil painting donated by Miss Neta Martyr to the Glen Waverley Belgian Relief Fund brought 17/3, not 7/3, as reported in last week's issue. During :last week Mr Alex Cruickshank succeeded in winning the championship of the Dande nong Bowling green; great interest was displayed in the competition by members of the club. For genuine value in Ceneral Drapery, Millinery, Laces, Rib bons, Mantles, Men's and Boys' Clothing, Linos, Boots and Shoes. Go to Roddick's, Atherton road. Telephone 150 At the Oakleigh Photo Plays to night in the Mechanics' Hall the leading feature will be " The Price of Vanity," in two parts, together with a fine series of humorous and scenic pictures. The quality of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
?a?rners-T G. NEWTO' and W. SCOTT SANDILANDS. AUCTIONEER. Land, Fisnaciali and Insurance Farm and Proporty SatGamon SWORN VALUATOR for the PARISH OF MtULGRAVE. VALUATOR FOR BOROUGH OF OAKLEIGH. Money to Lend. Farm Properties. Ilou?es and Landi for Sale on asyv Terms. Farms andl Villas To Let in O:akleish and D)istract. Send particniars of your Properties you wish to Sell or Let. Clients waiting. Head Office-Portmtn streeet, near Stat.in O .0 _Z'L. _ IG 8 Branch Oiees at llroadway, Oaklei h and Glen Waverley. NO'TE--Mr Sandilands can be con-u!ted at his private residence, "lvy Court," Park Road, Oakletgh. after otlicb hour= Telephone 79, Oakleigh Telephone No. 19. Oakleigh Ex-htnl?aC Partners-W. G Robinson and C. J. Wilkinson Auctioneer House, Land &- Financial Agent Station Parade, Qakleigh Rents Collected Agent for Norwich Union Insurance Com pany, Workers' Compensation and Live Stock Insurances. and London and Taneashire Insurance Ctompany Houses, Land and Farms for Sale C...
State School Gardens. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
State School Gardens. The official opening of the Vic torian State-schools Horticultural Nursery, situated off Poath road, Oak'eigh, took place on Friday afternoon. 9th inst., in the presence of a large gathering of school teachers, members of various school committees, and their wives and lady friends. The nursery, which covers two acres of land, looked neat and trim, and was full of blooms of various flowers. The company having made an inspec tion, filed into a spacious marquee to partake of afternoon tea as very welcome riln began to fall. Mr Frank 'l'ate, M.A. (Director of Education) who presided, sub mitted the loyal toast, which was heartily honored. He apologised for the absence of the Minister (Mr T. Livingston) owing to his absence in the country and h'ar tily welcomed the visitors. He said he gave the best of all wel comes to the wet afternoon. He also extended a special welcome to the Chief President of the Aus tral;an Natives' Association t.Mr J. Ei. H-ewison) and highly...
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
THEY SAY. That the Hibernian Lodge's "Gift Evening" was a good pre cusor of those to follow by other ledges. That Mr Smyth, as general director. kept things going and interest did not flag for a single instant. That a good assortment of ar ticles were received for the stall and were tangible evidence of help. That a program of 2.3 itemls, refreshments, and winding-up with a dance should satisfy the most exacting. That the Oakleigh Branch, A.N.A.,holds a euchre to;irnament and musical evening on the 22nd i?st.
Football OAKLEIGH v. CLAYTON. PRACTICE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 17 April 1915
Football -----*--- OAKLEEGH v. CLAYTON. PRACTICE MATCH. Oakleigh will -lay a practice match with Clayton on the Clay ton Recreation Ground this after noon. Clayton have a fairly strong eighteen and have been training some time, while on the other hand Oakleigh have had little or no training whatever. Followers of the purple and gold who make the journey will have the pleasure of witnessing an excellent and interesting game of football. Players both old and new are invited to come along and throw in their lot with the locals. Players are requested to assemble at the railway station at 1.50. A football match, Oakleigh West t. Dandenong Standards, will be played at Dandenong this after noon.