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THE "ELTHAM RANGER." [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
THE "ELTHAM RANGER." &nbsp; Ranger of Eltham Shire, Bursting with fierce desire Roaming stock to acquire, and impound; Trouble and unhappiness, Through thy stock snappiness, Profusely thou art scattering around. Wild is the noise and loud &nbsp; That comes from the injur'd crowd ; The bitten among the proud must feel &nbsp; sore, As you on your flying steed &nbsp; Catch horse, cow; and weed, Making the recalcitrant, who bleed, want your gore. The Shire fences between Both the fat stock and lean, Eating the blade sweet and, green, you capture, Panton Hill and Hurstbridge gravel, Arthur's Creek and Kinglake you travel, Stock everywhere you snavel, for rapture. Then when your day is done, Counting the cash you've won, Reck'ning the miles you've run, you conclude &nbsp; The councillor is a rotter Who says, "This stock-potter &nbsp; Is growing much hotter, he did intrude Into a ratepayer's land, Exceeding our command, We'll have to stay his...
NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
NEWS OF THE DAY. There is always some news in the papers to interest people. The war, of course, is an every day topic. Then again, the price of meat en- &nbsp; gages the attention of all except the vegetarians. Some people are troubled about the doings of the Ranger. I have noticed a few fresh items lately, viz., that a new star has been dis- covered, and that the next Melbourne Show is going to be a dry one, also that some changes are going to be made in the method of educating young Australians in the State Schools. The aforesaid star is not, as you may suppose, a new vocal or dramatic celebrity like Charlie Chaplin, but is just one of the every night sky variety of the twinkle twinkle little star breed that you can see in thousands any clear night. I don't know if this new star was the cause of the wiseacres of the Show Department stopping the sale of the superluscious beverage on the grounds or not, but so be it the fiat has gone forth that no intoxicants are to be disp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
DR. H, HALE VOiLEtR Yarra Glen, AT' IIOMIE DAILY Public Vaoclnation at Kangaroo Ground (2 pan.) and .Quceustuwn (3 p o,.), FRIDAY, 5Tr JULY, 1918. DR: ROLLASON, Of Heidelberg,; VISITS ELTIAM, Tuesdaye, 12 noon. Gamu?Nssoo von, Tuesdaysa, 2.30 p.m Dtumonoo CREHx, Fridays. p.m Woodcock & McCormack, Civil Engineers, Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reported;on nld executed. Plans of Buildings prepared and erection supervised. Sub-divisions of land expeditiously carried ont. NORMANDY CH AMBERS, 43o0 LITTLE COLLINS ST. MELUO i tiR., Tel. Centr S3241 '? P. J. RII)GEWAY, SOLIGITOR, 60 Queen-St., Melb., A TTENDS on COURT DAYS at Dawson's Hotel, Heidelberg, Morris' Hotel, Eltham, And other eourts in district by appointment Telephones-760 Central. 627 Ascot. McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and, Solicitors, _465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. -R.- FRAN mOKfoNAB,L.IM. l .vislts hRoyal Mail Hotel, WHIT. TLESEA, from 3 p.m. to 7.30 p mr;on the let and 3rd SATURDAYS each month, als...
PANTON HILL PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
FANTON HILL PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. ANNIUAL MIEISTING. The 8hb annual meeting of the above toociation was held in the Schoolroom m Wednesday evening, 19 h inst., hean there was a good attendance of emobers. Mr R. O. Harris (Presi. 'tn) occupied the chair and the usual 0onthiy business was disposed of. ibe retiring President and the Hon. hecretary intimated that through over otk thy could not accept these esitions for the corning year. Feeling tfrence was made to the work done ?r these ollice bearers for the post .lit years and both Mr Harris and ir M'Auliff. suitably responded 'tDes of thanks were also recorded to he retiring Auditors, M.a-sra 0. R. Slone and A. Tame, both of whom lhad eld this honorary position since the ijreption of the Aesociation; and both st seeking re.elections for a further Tmn. 'ih following otlffioe.herers were elected :-President,. Mr J. J. Foubister; Vice Presidents--sl esis R. 0. Hlrris, S. Crutcknell, sen., J. Norton, f. Stitlh, A. Tame, A. R. ML'Lachbin,...
READ THEIR OWN OBITUARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
fREAD THEIR OWN OBITUARLUPIB. GOrtain German newspapcrs, by con fteing Earl Gray with Viscount Gray, have given the latter an opportunity of reading his own obituary. There have been many similar iestances.. Among the distinguished people who have been 'buried" by the nowspap ere before they were dead , may be mnaticned the late Count Tolstol, the Rev. S. Baring-Gould, and Dr. Ken alon, the present Bishop of Bath and Wells. Obituary notices of the late O. IL BIrookfield, playwright, and afterward play censor-appeared in two. news alpers years before he died. They afforded their subject much amuse ment. DBoth the newepapere in question," wrote Mr. Drookfield, re ferring to the incident, 'spoke of me far more kindly than I had any right to expect, and one finished up by say lag : 'Never a great actor, he was in valuable in snall parts,' while the othor remarked in conelusion, "But, after all, it is at his club that he will be most mimned." Pinse the outset the Premier of France showed...
The POPE'S TRIPLE CROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
The POPE'S TRIPLE OROWW. Of ginally the tiara, or tripple crown of the Pope wee a plain high ecap, much like those in doges of Ven Ice ED often represented in old pictures. It was first introduced by Pope Nicholas I in 860. Just when the Eirst noronet was ad led is a matter of uncertainty, but the second wasee placed by Pope Boni face VIII in 1295, and the third by Pope Utban about 1891. It has been held ,that' the three crowns refer to the Holy Trinity, al though that could not originally have been the idea, for they would certainly not have been added one after the other with an lntervening period in each caea of many years. Some authoritios contend that they denote the three-fold royalty of the lirhop of Rome, one bring theyymbol of the temporal power over the Rom an states, another the spiritual ex ercisedl over the souls of men, and the third the authority over all the kings and potentates of Christendom.
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. ANIMAL ABSTAINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. -, -o--. . ANIMAL ABSTAINIEBS. That co.al dot on thei aciei known las IBU;aleth Island harboure a colon) lof-birds and lbeant which seem able to oxist'. ithout fresh water. The is ?lnd, which Is .ix milos long, has not ieven a swamp, yet even a rat, a llz atd, and no fewer than four kinds ol birds flouri"h and increase cotentened ly upon it. Stronger still,-two of the birds-a little rail or crake, and a reod warb jler-areiarlertclariyassociated with tthe wat:r." The other birds are , a ifuit pigeon an. a honey-eating ptra Toet. - All. of them must do without !dr:n.:irg' water, unless dew s suifBc Icient to staWe their thir:t, or unlese they have acquire a taste for salt :water. • .. , . , •
£2,000 FOR A £500 SHIP. SPECULATORS' GREAT PROFITS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
-2,000 FOR A .500 SHIP. -SPECULATORS' CGRAT PROFITS. Wild gambling In small coasting vessels whirh do not come under the Goveenment's requisitioning echeime, 'has been a feature of business at all the South Wales shipping centrco dur ing the past few months. Ships are !being sold and resold many timeS over, their apparent values doubling, and trebling, and many men who are taking part in the game are amasing, 'e.nbstantial fortunes. Typical canes of these profits (says the 'Daily Express') were quoted by .a shipbroker. A vessel wan driven ashore on the .Irish coast, and was sold for £90. When the coal wan taken out the buyer found that there was practicar - ly nothing the matter with the ship.: He sold her for £300. making the handsome profit of £210 on the deal. besides having the value of the coal.' The vessel was resold for £800,. and was eventually purchased for £1,930, and brought to South Wales. She is again offelored for sale. All this has happened within a month. A ship wort...
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
Social Notes. ---- BY THELMA. We sincerely regret to hear that Mrs. Jan. ltyan, of Hurstbrid has received official news that her trother (Privato J. Downey, of Thornton) has beun killed in action i rance.I We offer.our sincere condolences. We regret to record the bereave. mono that Mrs. White, of K-Leaugsr Ground, hasne setained through tih death of her youngest son Jack, avh was a? popular throughout thoso dig tricta. We offer our sincerest syt. pathy to utre. White and the member. of her fanily, Sir Willam. Irvine has been ip pointed President of the Boy Scout Movement of Victoria. Major E T Apps has accepted the olltco of Vice-Preaident of the samoe movement. Mr. J. T: Saxton,. MA.,& has been appointed District Inspector of Schools in place of MPr. J. : Rowe, BA. who recently retired fromi the service. The "GIzetto" of the. Eilucit(o Department just received contains th names of several district teachers on the annual Promotion List, viz.:; Mlessrs. T. Jobling (Whittlesea...
RABBIT SKINS FOR MILITARY PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
RABBIT' SKINS FOR MILITARY PURPOSES. .In connection with the re-enactment of the Gnvernmenb reglnations of Feb. ruary 1916, the Melbourne Wool Brokers' Association advises that, although the Government proponse to requisition for defence purposes suel. cient skins of the superion classes to fill military requirements,.thia deoision will in no way rffect the ordinary prt. cedure so for as the nmarketitngof skins by Wool and Produce Brokers is concerned, and holders of skins, tlappers, and others iilterested are notitied that their skins will ne dealt with in the usual way, snlo that I rlkern will see that all conditions in thet r,'u Intions are cotmplied with on holthnlf of their otlents. The auction sales will continue as heretnfire, the only differ. enco being that the Oovernment agent will visit the stores where the skins are disllayed, and take over any of the lots which are 'suitable for military rcquiremaonte, the remaining lots will then be sullneitted to auction as usual. The...
WHITTLESEA WOMEN'S PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
W HITTLESEA WOMEN'S PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. . In response to an. appeal by. the Lady Mayoress for a special effort to be merade. on behaoltu f leb Aztralian Coiforts' Fund during,tbe,moonth.of June, the above League openred a " June Shop" on the Ist and 3rd of June. The sho' (whlich was kindly leot by MrA A. Sassella). wias well stocked with goods of every doescrip tion, and a steady iaflnw lof custonoer kept the attendants busily' engaged. During the two days of business £54 ln 4d was. takeno over the counler. On behalf of the League I gratefully thaek ithe 'people of Whittlesea and district for their generous donations of money and goode, and also for their patronago and help towards the patriotic effort. Bcans TAssIctcnnI, ion. Secretary,. W.W.P.L. The following are the names of the raffll .winners --Box of sweets, VW. Ross; serviette ring, Mrs Owens ; box of tea, Mrs Beattie ; crochet bag,. Miss Glover4 painted coller, Miss Rico ; 'iprdinere, iMrs. Gibbs ;. flower holder, Miss Howell....
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. HURSTBRIDGE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
RAILWAY TIM E.TA13LI&. ·--:u:i- IIIRSTIIHIUUOE LINE. lenrcr Loaves AIrrives llur~thrldgo. Melblouiuo. Ilurnlbrldge, WEEK LAYS, 7,1 11,111. 7.3 no0. P.20 2.01, 1160 240 , . HII 611,0. 1,441 pom. 8,2 p.1o, I 6,16 11,44 RA'IUI1I)AY,' 0.1 1,2.t0 A 7,12 si,. 9,19 2.10 ' 1,e0 p,m, 1,40 7,0 p ~,.m 6,401 8,0 0 UN,411Y. hlrlrrr IIllrlthrldmo, nayplrlr. 11 69 n,nh 0 ,1 19,0 d, X8,4
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
Four Professional Victorian Nurses write of Clements Tonic as South t.. Ascot ale, Victoria CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "After a lengthy experience of fifty-four years nursing, and a close study of the various complaints from which the many patients that I have had under my care during that period, I have also studied the effect of medicine on my patients. Some years ago I discarded all other remedies in favor of Clements Tonic, and still adhere to my conviction regarding that medicine. 1 can rely upon Clements Tonic and am always sure the results will iustify the confidence I have in it. From the first dose of this medicine I can always notice a marked improvement for the better, and recovery is quickly assured. Apart from my patients I have recommended it to many people in delicate health. They soon call on me with many thanks and say through my advice their lives are worth living again." (Signed) NURSE BRIDGET M'ARDLE t66 Grahnm Street 6 orlt tlbourne CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "1 hope you will...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
TO TItR EDITOR OF Tll? ADVERTI?tR? Dear Sir,-Ite tramlino dispute, my atten tion was called to part of your report of the proceedings in whlch you may that Mr Ilooking saki that permission to aeo the lina had not been refuned hint, that it was only the use of thl company's trucks. At this stage I naked my solicitor to cross. examine Mr Hocking with reference to a letter written in Mir Shannon, sollcttnr, tI which Mr Iloeklos asld, " You appear to. have beec nlmislnforsmed as to tlhe conditions under which we control the ttramwiy, We are under no legal obllgation to nllow Mr Johbnstona or aany other ptrson to use our inmcwnay," and furither on ic tihe same letter he sava, " Our ,manager luformn ti tihat the uO eif our tramway by your cllent is doltl. mental to our business, which weo cannot allow." If thid is sot refulnllg me the right to use Ithe l Ileo al very iniluh ils. taken. There were llany other mlllloeading stalelllcents malllid by cir Iloekcllg of whh lu ighllt complltlt, b...
CORRESPONDENCE. Without endorsing the opinions of our correspondents we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of public interest, which may be intelligently expressed of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
CORRESPONDENCE. Without entdor.ritg the opinions of our correspolidents, we shall be glad to insert communications bearing upon topics of publicinterest, which may be intelligently expressed and free from Iersonalitles, oh condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. Slr,-There la a problem whtia at present more than at any time in the history of our t country is attracting the attention of all far-seeing people, and that is the matter of road transport. The desire of everyone. living in the" country districts is to have t n good roads, but good roads cost money, and with wages and the cost of living so high the cost tends to increase as time goes on. Our Shire Council, whom some criticize- perhaps there is room for criticism-is In t rather a bad way financially through trying to carry on on a rate which appears to bring in Insofllciout revenue. Having asked the Country Roads ioard ...
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. THURSDAY, JUNE 25TH, 1918. (Before R. Knight, Esq., P.M., and Messrs Alston and Gilsonan, J.'sP.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Tuosnea , JUN 25Tr, 1018. (Bufore R, Knight, IS'q., P.M., and Mesaur Alston and Oilsonan, J.'sP.) Police v. ll'Orathi.-Tho Diamond ree(k larceny casP.-Withdrawn, the defendant having Iben dealt with by higher Ouurt. Paul and Jamos v. W. M'Lallin. Dobt oase for £38 5 10d,-Struok out, IlHd atrvylia, Police v, 0, Woolnoughl -N.-1n vacoluntlon onso.-Derondnmt fined 410, in default ditlress. Shlir of lelilelberg wendering cattle otee,,-W.'Prattl was hiod la each for Nlx animalt, with 84 Od entll.-?Oea nienlntt W. Jamenisr nd J J, DBlll adjonrned for four weeks. for lronclalal C'ouglRhs, tlk WnnI.l' Uruct Puilporuill t O ilrc, le ?il all is Od.
ENTERTAINMENT AT KANGAROO GROUND. REPRODUCTION OF "A MINIATURE BIVOUAC." A PATRIOTIC SUCCESS. (CONTRIBUTED). [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 28 June 1918
ENTERTAINAfMENT AT SKNANROOU GROUND. REPRODUCTION. OF "A MINIATURE BIVOUAO. A PATRIOTIC 8UCOESS. - (CONTRInleTDo. On BSaturdBy evenintg last the Kin. garoo Ground Hall was crowded with an enthusiastio nudience, whelon the clhildren attending theo local State sclihol gave a most interesting and highly "artistlic eatertaioment, The hall was nieoolydecorated with ever greens and bhutiig,. and Mis Irish and her. helpers had` evidently spared no pains to, make the environment as pleasant as possible. The war scene, so artistically drawn by- Miss Davies, the Head.teacher of thib school, made a mosat efiectivet' backgroundt to. tihe stage, which was occupied bty thie school lads in khaki, whlo were sleeping round the camp-fire when the curtain rose. It made a most idealistic scene, and was an excellent prelude. to the concert which was to follow. The school gills, all dressed as Ited Cross tnurses, then entered the hivouao and arranged tile concert for the evening. The valiious songs and c...
PETROL FOR WOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 5 July 1918
PPTILOL FOR WOUNDS. Contused, lacerated wounds with dirt ground into them are cleaned with petrol In Dr. H. IEmbroe'e ield hospital in France. The skin and the surface of the wound are rubbed with a swab of aheorhtnt cotton conked In petrol, The interior of the wound is swabbed otit with petrol as far as can. be reached with pledgets of coLtoa borapped around a forceps. Petrol does not catse pain. but. It will cause blister, if left on and coverel with rendages that prevent evaporation. It ha. long boon used by workman in factories for cleaning dirty cute and laeerations. In thtree year of war 933 Scandln avian shipl' have been torpedoed or m?ilad, and 500 sailors killed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 5 July 1918
For~ilrourlllsl Coughs~, tako Vooda' GroaLt cppenulit OCre, is ad and 2s mDl, Australian Expeditionary Forces. ; Recruits Wanted. FVEIY . lAN PIIYtsICALh' FIT IS WA\NTED. O NtO NS. CiOF' ENLST'MENT. '-;a Age, 18 to 15 year~s. tltiimumt height, 5 foot 2 inches. Clhest mel-ureoeut, 33 inches. Persons deslrilna to enlist shonul apply at the nearest Town noll, Shire lall, Drill Hall, or Recrtilteln Depot, where arraonements, will he :o le for medical examination. Peious.os who ae rcntdlerctl suitable will be t grautelI free, Railway tickets to the Metropolls fir final mudical exttminatioun ad enlistmentt. RATES OF PAY PERI DAY. Prior to On and from date of emhnrkation embarkation. (inclutllng deferred pay). Lieutenant IS. ,. ... . 21s Serean.t... ... 10" ... ... ? ... ." 10" 1s orporal.... ... ,s .; ... ... .... 10s Privwu ... . . no . ' ... ...... O. SEPARATION ALLOWVANOCE. Separathon allowance willr bh Imol to to;arritl men who are receiving .lessthan 8s per day, but souch allmoance w...