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GREENSBOROUGH POSTAL FACILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 October 1917
GREENSBOROUG F POSTAL FACILITIES. Sir,-With the steady growth so noticeable of population in and adjaeeiit 'to Greensborough, comes a regrettable curtailment of mail service.. Why this retrogression P It appears scarcely com patible with the advancement made in the district, particularly, within recent months, which must be reflected in a corresponding and appreciable increase in the volume ofmail matter dealt with locally. Perhaps our Progrcss Associa tion, if they have not already done so, may generate enthusiasm and elucidate the- enigma, or go a step further, and obtain a restitution of the former ar rangements, to the approbation of all interested.-Yours, &c., PROGRESS.
FAIRFIELD THEATRE PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 October 1917
FAIRFIELD THEAbTRE PICTURES ' Less than the dust," which is to be shown to-night, feasures Mary Pickford as Radha, a littte English castaway, who is reared as a native by a Hindoo sword niaker, and she eventually falls in love with the captain of the local garrison, after which follow jealousy and other things associated with romanco. For _thos who want to aInugh Chimmio Fad den will give them their fill in "Flever ing." On Wednesday nexst "A Jewelin Pawn" and the final episode of "Liberty" will be shown. This will be the 20th series of the famous serial, and to those who have been following it the end will be interesting. " The Marriage of Kit ty" will be the leading picture on the 20th, while on Saturday, October 27, Hall Cain's " The Eternal City," in which Paitline Frederick takes the lead ing role, is a film that no one should miss.
The Jika Jika Seat. CR. MAY'S CANDIDATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 October 1917
The Jika Jika Seat. CR. MAY'S CANDIDATURE Tuesday evening Cr. May gave a short address at a well-attended meeting in Fairfield, at which Mr Oscar Sherriff presided. Cr May then went to Heidelberg and addressed some of his support- ers, Mr Falconer being voted to the chair. A committee was formed, of which Mr Falconer was appointed chairman, and Mr A. Jones secre- &nbsp; tary. Messrs Wood, James and Stud- ley were appointed delegates to at- tend the meetings of the executive. The cadidate, in addressing his audience and replying to questions, referred to the Federal contest, and said if anyone had a right to the Na- tionalist support in the coming elec- tion he had. He declared himself a Protestant, and the people must de- &nbsp; termine who is going to rule. He was out for the open Bible in the schools. Referring to his friendly rival (Cr Dennis) he said that at a meeting in Croxton it was stated that when Cr Dennis was mayor of Northcote a procession was arrang- ed ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
CRICKET. The Alphington C. C. played the Richmond club eleven at Alphington Park Reserve. The following were the scores:-Riclhnond 23, Alphington 58. C. Tresize 15, was the top score for Alphington. C. Naismith made 9 (not out). F. Tredgen 3 for 3, and A. Hicks 3 for 6 bowled well for Alphington. Ivanhoe Baptists will commence a match with Brunswick Juniors to-mor row. Players are requested to be at Recreation Reserve not later than 2.45. Friends and supporters are asked to at tend. The current number of the "Windsor Magazine" is to hand, and on sale at all bookshops.
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
HEIDELBERG SHIRE COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING. The councillors met in the shire chambers on Tuesday evening. Present -Ors. Bryant (president), Ball, Hannah, Keam, Haughton, Rank, May, Pitcher, Coate, Lorimer, Price and White. " Welcome-home" to Soldiers. From G. E. Wild, suggesting a wel come home to soldiers. Ors Coate and May said that was be ing attended to in the Fairfield riding. The President suggested that it be a shire affair. Cr Ball moved that a " Welcome home" be held once a quarter, at Fair field, Ivanhoe, and.Heidelberg. Seconded by Cr Coate, and carried. It was understood that the Soldiers' Welfore League at Fairfield would work up the first one. Re-arranging Duties. H. Fluck wrote suggesting a re-ar rangement of his duties as ranger and inspector and offering terms for same. Cr Price thought it was a matter for the three lower ridings, owing to the dis satisfaction at Fairfield. The ranging was in a lamentable state. Or Xeam suggested that the legisla tive committee should...
Discussions at the Council. AN ADDING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
at the Council .gi APDDhG MlChIINE. .G. Sharp wrote to the coulicil, in ti at ho was leaving on trial a Cr~nna S~d 5I11 f hecouncil ]O~ba 1e t and tle! cost WauS £10o. lori seret ary, n being referred to, ihe maehe wao uld be economical, ,5id the salary but would mean oonly th5 r Ollector would.hare egrieny red for the electric depart to be PraO· ut with the machine it would ,ent soon, These are 67 pages of net be necessarty be written and posted Sery month, aad the machine could dosmeach in half an hour as a clerk eanld in two hours. The interest and coding land on the sachIjine would cost 46 week. Its utility increases as the orice agreed witlh what the secre C Pric the thought as it was wan iter yo tirding concerns let those frtmenm thusght in riew of the 67 ,of the council journals to be added ,ptecaanil should contribute some and saggested that it be one third. thipnosd that the machine be piar aed on he basis of the three depart nentr vdig-n~;·; ' Oa'Li. mecanded by Cr Haughlt...
HEIDELBERG SHIRE ELECTO[?] [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
HEIDELBERG SHIRE ELECITQ Sir,-The State election will se upon us, and it behoces the eleet' the Heidelberg shire to take pn& note of the attitude of the variou5 didates towards those great questoC feeting the progress and develope the ridings eatending fronm Fairfidl wards Heidelberg, in which are together the largest number of rei in the shire. As this population cop of people who have ta travel totai and industrial suburbs for their hood, the question of travelling las will be paramount. The recent n increase in fares must certainly cap those who have to travel. It cessary to point out that this 5 was the action of the 1PeacockGr ment, of which Cr. 1)cDnis appCear a devoted followor, following, I in the footsteps of the retiring1ei Mr Membrey. It does ai appe if Cr Dennis is returned there pl possibility of an atteinpt tg lO fares, and we are forced to aske what can be done. It lppers ton only way to get satisfaction isl. early introduction of a trunlY , such as we have be...
A SHIRE VALUER. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
A SHIRE VAL.IER. Or Ball brought up the question of a reoaluation of the Ivanhoe riding, and proposed that the work bg done by the rate collector at an eitra remuneration of £50. Secoonded by Or Hannah. Cr Coate though t if the collector could do that his time coas not fully occupied. Cr Price understood the collector was to do the valuing without an increase. The President considered a notice of Sotion n-as necessary. Crlesm was under the impression that the staff of the council would do the Taluing, but oot at the present salary. Cr May thought it was to he done Pithout extra remiineration. Ivanhoe ad same places in Fairoield in particu lar wanted a re'alhation. Sone places in Fairfield had not been valued at all. lithe rate collector is fully employed it is bad policy to pile another office on haim.| Cr Price was opposed to overloading an oflicer; beiter get an outside man. Cr Ball said he did not. wish the rate collector to do the valning. WThat he Wanted nas a revaluation of th...
"HOLIDAY JAUNT." [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
IHOLIDAY JAUNT." 0 C. Rig'y, City of Hawthorn, wrote rthe Adelaide conference or town plan nint and the legislative coninuttee re ennuended that the engineer attend. Cr Heam p.inted out the advantages of town planning, and thought the coun ciishoh ld be represented by two dele gates, as they did not want to see every thing through the eyes of the engineer only. He moved to that effect. Cr Price seconded. Cr May did not think it wvas necessary to send delegates in these days of econo . Information could be procured though the ordinary channels and they could get a report after from the engi user, who is an expert. He was against holiday jaunts at the expense of the rate %PBrica objected to it being called a holiday jaunt. The President said he thought it was beside the question. Cr lay, in exapanation, said nothing personal was meant, but as they had an epert in the engineer hle should go. Cr White considered Cr May had gone trofar. ŽNot a shilling of the council's money had been spe...
FAIRFIELD BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
FAIRFIELD BOWLING CLUB. (By "Morris.") The "B" team opened the season by playing Preston on the latter's ground. The scores were fairly even for the first half of the game, both teams having two rinks up at this stage. Fairfield event ually ran out easy winners by 32 points. Kimpton's rink easily accounted for the rink skippered by Stanlake, scoring 42 to 18. 1e Masurier's rink also was too strong for Dale's rink. Butcher had an up-hill fght against Bricknell. 21 ends 'w re played before Butcher was able to take the lead, and in the last few ends scored heavily, winning by 10 points. Guierrero's rink was the only Fairfield rink to be down. fransgrove carried too nliany guns, leading right through the game, scoring 29 to 20. Scores: FAIRFIELD. 1.-Bryning, Hamipstead, Perry, Le blasurier ... ... 23 2.--Barke, McLaren, Hawortlh, Buf cher ... .. 27 3.-Jenkius, Rosnman, Roach, Guer rero 20 4.-Martin, tercer, Linegar, Kimip ton 42 Total ... 112 .PRESTON. 1.--Heushaw, Ihichardsozi, Wood, D...
FAIRFIELD THEATRE PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
FAIRFIWLD THEATRr PICTURES. The Marriage of Kitty,'.' which was recelitly? played: in Melbourne by Miss Marie enpetvwill be the principal film to night, followied by Chimmie Faddenr in "Rough and Ready Reggie," and on Wednesday a Mexican drama, "Mixed Blood," will be found absorbing. On October 27, "The Eternal City," by Hall Cain, will be show-n, and when it is stated that FairfielMi will be one of the first suburbs to produce it, it is evidence that picture patrons are being well catered for. This is a picture that everyone should see.
C PENNANT. IVANHOE "A" v. THORNBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
C PENNANT. IVANHOE "A" v. THORNBURY. The Ivanhoe "A" team made an ex cursion to Thornbury and played on the lower green, which was rather damp. The visiting team, after an in and out sort of a game, firished with a lead of 9 points. Collins was the best winner for Ivanhoe, and nearly doubled Hattam's total. Bysouth also won for Ivanhoe, beating Goldsworthy by 7. Bailey was the only winner for Thornbury, and he beat H. Baird by 12. Scores: IVANHOE "A." 1.-Hannah, Bradbury, Bettison, By south . 26 2.-Ashby, Knorr, Strond, H. Baird 17 3.-W. Stone, Knell, Willis, Collins 32 Total ... 75 THORNBURY. 1.-Ford, Membrey, Hughes, Golds worthy ... ... ... 19 2.-Rawson, Roberts, Kelly; Bailey 29 3.-Trott, Willis, Davies, Hattam ... 18 Total ... 66 IVANHOE v. AUBURN. The C "B" team made a good start on the Ivanhoe green, and got home by 6 points against Auburn. Jenkins, of Ivaiihoe, was not too well supported, and was down by 7 points to H. Holzer. J. Lester has been promoted to a skip pership th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
You need Him. Phone, Heidelb erg 69. He kneads for You. R. MITCI-IELL BAKER & PASTRYCOOK, Burgundy Street, Heidelberg. H AS had his premises thoroughly renovated, and First-class Up-to date appliances installed to produce the Best Bread and Pastry. THE STAFF OF LIFE DELTVXERED DAILY. EVERYTHING FOR THE GARDEN N EW FLOWERand Vegetable Seeds. Lawn Grass, Lucernes. Clovers, Seed Potatoes, Garden Stakes, Raffia, Petal Soil for Pot Plants, etc. Agents for Bruning's " Incomparable" Seeds, Clifts' Manurial Insecticide, Bobinson's Pine Spray, Carmona Ferlilizer, Velvus Lawn Sand. EVERYTHING FOR THE POULTRY Thorpe's Laying Mash, Egglo, B'ne Grit, Week-old Chick Food, Extra Special Ch:ck Food, Scratch Grain, etc. Gco.l clean grain means strong healthy stock, and is the cheapest Best quality Wheat. Maize, White Oils, Hulled Oats, Barley, Pollard, Bran, Shell Grit, Charcoal,etc., can be obtaineI at DAINTON'S Chaff, Grain, Wood, Coal and Coke Depot HEIDELBERG ROAD, IVANHOE Phone, Heidelb...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
PITH AND POINT. The Heidelberg Methodist church will hold anniversary services on Sunday next, and a public meeting and concert on Tuesday, In order to build class rooms for the Bible classes, the Presbyterians of Ivan hoe intend holding a Christmas Fete and Carnival on November 24, in the church grounds. The following pupils of the late Mr Ilgham were successfulat the Melbourne University of music: - Nell Mercer, Practical, Grade IV; Ella Joy, Practical, Grade V; Muriel Sharp, Practical, Grade V. Mr Reginald Kelly, of Healesville, and a city solicitor, has announced his intention of contesting the Evelyn electorate seat at the forthcoming State elections. Anniversary services will be held in the Alphington Methodist church on Sunday, and a thanksgiving meeting, with musical programme, will take place on Monday evening. At St. James church, Ivanhoe, on Sun day evening, the Rev. J. Hardingham will preach his farewell sermons. Some time ago he returned from the firing line, and now he...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. A CANDIDATE'S SECRETARY [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR I A CANDIDATE'S SECRET.It Sir,-Permit me to state the I published by Mr Wallace ashavingi sent to sue is quite correct. I hasee ever, nsot to date received any n tion of my election to Cr. May's Jika election committee neither he received the notice usually sent to bers of c )mmittee, with the excepoin a meeting to which I received a invitation from Mr Wallace-est lated, by the bye. As to the ole meeting room, that was made in good faith, ansd should any of theo6 candidates experience the slightet' ficulty in fixing aeneeting placele be only too pleased to grant thes? sanme privilege, being anxiouse to all have a fair run. I cannot unden Mr Wallace's contention that "the nation, to say the least, is picnic It may be as well to remind him National Federation have, in theird dom, decided to supportCrs.Denni May, therefore menobers are freetop port either or both, as they deen' Should the opportunity present during the campaign Mr Wallare rest assured I shall full...
METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
METHODIST CHURCH. The quarterly meeting of the Methodist churches in the Alphing ton circuit was held on Wednesday, October 10, at Alphington. The meeting was preceded by a tea pro v;ided by the ladies of the Alphing ton church, which was much enjoyed by all present. There was a large attendance at the business session, which was pre-. sided over by Rev. W. H. I-odge, superintendent of the circuit, and much important and interesting busi ness was transacted. Regret was expressed at the absence,. through ill-health, of the senior steward, Bro. G. Little, and the hope expressed that he would have an early and complete recovery. Bro. W. Gib son acted as senior steward, and Bro. S. Hamilton as junior. Resolutions of sympathy with Mr Gittens and Mr Connolly (who had both lost sons at the front) were carried, also~with the family of the late Bro. Stout, a former circuit steward and worker in the church at Fairfield, who had recently passed away. The membership returns showed an increase f...
PROTESTANT FEDERATION. GOOD MEETING AT IVANHOE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
PROTESTANT FEDERATION. GOOD MEETING AT IVANHOE. The announcement that the Rev C. W. Wood, of Thornbury, was to to deliver an address on " The Protestant Federation : why P" was the reason for about 400 peo ple attending the Ivanhoe hall on Wed nesday evening last. The meeting was held under the auspices of the Heidel berg Shire Ministers' Association, and most of the clergy of the district were present. The proceedings opened with the Na tional Anthem, followed by a prayer by the Rev W. H. Hodge. Cr A. May presided, and briefly intro duced the speaker. The Rev C, W. Wood, who was en thusiastically received, said that he would not utter a word of condemnation against any religion as such, for they all wfanted religious freedom, and those who worshipped in diferent forms should have that liberty, but he crossed swords when religion was used for political pur poses. Time speaker then gave an in teresting historical sketch of English and European religion and politics from the time of W...
HEIDELBERG BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 October 1917
HEI:DELBERG BOWLING CLIUB (By "Draw the Shot.'') On Saturday last our B pennanttu. journed to Thornbury to play theirb match that counts, and althoughi~ Thornbury team were looked upo;t one of the strongest of the section, as we had some very promising coltsi most of us were showing good for had great expectations of winning, what bowlers could do anything agas the strong northerly wind blo w and how many teams wentunder for same reason last Saturday ? At Hti berg our green is so well protected e it is hardly necessary to suggest tha were at once severely handicapped. 7 raises the question-Why do soume c select such elevated positions forrL greens ? Seems as if they court thes' Anyway, there is no hiding the fact' a strong wind does interfere with p bowling; had it been otherwise sup we must have won. Although don had an enjoyable game, and were vinced in the end that the best team won. The scores were-Thornbury Heidelberg 72. King's rink were up, May's rink was one down, other two ...