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MOTOR KILLER To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 September 1923
MOTOR KILLER To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-I saw something on Septem ber 4th, at 4.15 p.m., that made my heart ache, two beautiful ducks lying on the road crushed by a motor car. Perhaps the man who drove the car, did not intentionally do it, but it looked like the work of a man who knew how to drive, for one was killed by the near side wheel, and the other by the off. Possibly the driver was young and thoughtless, with not a bad heart at all and when the call came for volunteers, with heart wrung with sorrow at leaving home, wife and little ones, with a brave heart, offered his life and did his best for the Empire in time of need. The man who owned those ducks did that. He was not killed, but came back after years of service, poisoned by the enemies gas. His coughing at night, at times, is awful to hear. The doctor says, you must not work ; someday you will be brought home dead ; but he is up at 4 a.m. at times to take firewood to market ; a quiet, honest, hard-working man,-...
Correspondence. REDISTRIBUTION OF SEATS. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 September 1923
Correspondence.:.- .... REDISTRIBUTION OF :SEATS. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,--The question of the redistri bution of seats is surely the most pressing of political matters. The startling feature is the very marked increase of electors in the Metropoli tan area, and the surprisingly lesson ed 'proportion of country electors. In 1905, after the present electorates 'were- defined;. the;' Metropolitan. elec tors. were 40 per cent. of the total, and the country electors were 60 per cent. (The special representation for the railways and public service then in force did not affect the pro-. portion). In 1910, after females were enrolled, Metropolitan electors were 46 per cent., and country elec tors 54 per cent. To-day, Metro politan electors are 54 per cent., and country 46 per cent. Compare; this with 1905. 1905-Metropolitan, 104;920, 40 per cent ; country, 162,165, 60 per cent. 1923--Metro politan, 475,232, 54 per cent ; coun try, 398,177, 46 per cent. That is the farmer is mo...
QUEENSTOWN CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 September 1923
QUEENSTOWN CRICKET CLUB. The annual meeting of the above was held on September 4, when Mr. C. H. Peake presided over a fair at tendance of members. The report and balance sheet were adopted. The office-bearers elected were : Prsident, Mr. C. H. Peake (re-elect ed) ; vice-presidents, . Messrs W. Knell, H. Hewitt, J. Clark, and A. Muller ; hon. secretaries, K. and S. O'Brien ; hon. treasurer, R. Hirt ; selection committee, Messrs C. H. Peake, A. Luckman senr., J. Connol ly ; captain, A. Luckman, senr., vice captain, W. J. Marriott. Members are eagerly awaiting the forthcom ing season, when with all the old .players available, they hope to place a strong team in the field. A new wicket.has been laid down, and mem bers are hard at practice. A cow is impounded. "When the Long Dark Night is Ended," And the sun glows warm and bright, When the dim, dread way has ended To aflood of checring light. Through the anguish of bronchitis : 'To relief arid solace sure, Where the source of your delig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 September 1923
Post Office Store.. HURSTBRIDGE. A. D. NICHOLSON W ISHES to inform the Residents of the District that be has purchased the above Business frcm Mr. C. V. Col lard, and has Full Stocks of Grocery, Ironmoniery, Crcckery, Drapery, Clothing, Etc. We specialtse.i Suit"s to .Measure. ?Stis, Faction Guaranteed. Large -Range of"S8iihples iChloode 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 possible. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND W ISHES to notify the Public of Hursth,idae and Surrounding District that he h:,s purchased Mr Bodey's Business, and having a First-class B-iker is in a position to supply a Good Loaf of Bread. Brown Bread and Small Goods a Specialty. "Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HURSTBRI DGE. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORcSET -c HOUSE -0-------- GOOD ACCOMMODATION. Picnic Parties S...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 September 1923
Birth. HARGREAVES-- (nee Vera Thompson)-.-On the 31st August, at their residence, West Richmond, to Mr and Mrs Clarence C. Hargreaves-a son (Clarence Frank Kit- ching). Iri Memoriam. PICKARD.-In loving memory of my deai Husband Bert, and our dear Daddy, who passed away at Diamond Creek on September 12, 1922. As I loved you, so I miss you, In my memory you are dear; Loved, remembered, longed for always, Through this sad and lonely year. . Sadly Missed. --Inserted by his loving wife Ellie, and little children Phyllis and Roy.
Rating M.M.W.B. Lands. MR. EVERARD'S RATING MEASURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Rating M.M.W.B. Lands. MR. EVERARD'S RATING MEASURE. The Bill which Mr. Everard, M.L.A., has introduced in the Legis lative Assembly to rate the lands of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works has been circulated. Unfortunately, owing to the recent political crisis and change of Minist ers, this measure, which is of import ance to the shires concerned, cannot, be brought forward in Parliament for several weeks. In the meantime the Bill should receive the active sup port of the councils and ratepayers in the Evelyn electorate, who should hold meetings and have petitions largely signed for presentation to Parliament showing the Legislature that the residents of the electorate are anxious that this measure should be made law. Mr. Everard has wise ly not aimed at accomplishing too much by his Bill. It is a short prac tical measure and strives to deal with both sides, not placing too heavy a burden on the Board, whilst it does justice to the shires concerned by having their revenu...
Correspondence. EXPLANATION. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Correspondence. EXPLANATION. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-Referring to the report of the Eltham Shire Council's monthly meeting in your issue of the 7th in stant, wherein it appears that Mr. Ralph, solictor, had informed the council that I had refused to trans fer to it certain lands the council re quired, the facts are that I promised the Railway Commissioners to trans fer to the Eltham Council certain portions of my property for a road adjoining the Montmorency Railway Station. I have fenced off that por tion and signed the necessary trans fer prepared by Mr. Ralph for the council. The balance of the land re ferred to by Mr. Ralph in your re port is a small portion of my pro perty that I have offered to certain adjoining owners to assist them in completing their contemplated forma tion of roads through their proper ties to the station as shown on a plan prepared by them. If they open their roads for the use of the public they can have my land, not other wise. So far I have...
Montmorency. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Montmorency. -_-.------ V`"-." On Saturday, September 8, the Montmorency State School concert committee repeated their concert in the Eltham hall. Slight alterations were made in the programme given in Greensborough on the 4th August, when the hall was packed. Eltham has previously had crowded houses;! but it would be impossible to surpass the house on Saturday evening. Every inch of the space was occupied and numbers lhad to be refused ad mission, their share of the concert being a peep through a window or the open door. Mr. Price again proved a most valuable chairman. He thanked the councillors and resi dents of Eltham for their kind pat ronage and promised that the resi dents of Montmorency would be pleased to reciprocate when the El tham folk needed their patronage. The action song by the junior school and Flower Song by the sen ior girls were much appreciated, and reflected great credit on Mrs. F. Mc Donald and Mrs. H. Rose for their skilful and untiring efforts. Their fine wor...
NORTH RIDING FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
NORTH RIDING FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-About two months ago you published correspondence from me under the above heading There had been correspondence previous to mine, appearing in your valuable paper, " The Advertiser," from Cr. Hewitt and others, including " Rate payer " and " Anti-Borrower." Cr. Hewitt, in his letter, hoped someone would come forward in opposition to Cr. White to support him in his pro posal for an eighteen penny rate. He was supported in this by both " Ratepayer and " Anti-Borrower," especially by'the latter. My letter then appeared opposing the proposal and pointing out how we would be placed if we adopted an eighteen penny rate. I gave facts and figures to the nearest pound to support my contention that we could not work on such a proposal. Some weeks elapsed and then Cr. Hewitt is into print again, right on the eve of the election, making statements not quite reliable. One of his state ments was to the effect that my figures were as much...
Whittlesea Shire Rate. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
;Whittiesea. Shire Rate. At the Whittlesea council-meeting last. week, a notice of: motion was -. moved by Cr. - Thomas that the council make a general rate of 1/9 in the £, an ex tra rate of 6d in the Yan Yean rid ing, and a special rate of 6d in the Whittlesea'an l:Morang ridings. Or. Higgs2 (the ne'ily-elected iienm ber f6'r Whittlesea riding) said it was not. -fair- to. new- councillors -to come for the first time and find the rate fixed. There was nothing to spend in his riding, and he iTsked that tlhe matter be held over till next month. More money was wanted, which meant a bigger rate, and they waht ed to wipe out the overdraft. They had failed to keep house within their income. -The-? ountry- Roads' Board will spend more money in the Whittle sea riding, and' how is' it going to keep going ? Cr. Browne A.'special rate. Cr. Higgs said he was not partial to a' special rate, and they 'could not get relief' on a 1/9 rate. The rate payers who sent him there were 'pre pared to pay ...
TENNIS AS OCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
TENNIS AS. OCIATION. At a meeting of delegates from Yan Yean, Arthur's Creek, Nutfield, Queenstown and the central tennis clubs, it was decided to form a tennis association. i1he following officers were elected : - President, Mr H. Burleigh ; vice-presidents, Mlessrs T. Murphy and C. Nink; secretary and treasurer, '*r E. A. Steer. A further meeting of delegates will be held on October 1 to frame rule-, &e., and ar range for the draw.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
For Children's Hacking Cough. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. £ZAa/ar InJ rPd ORoA SuR3-B1J aF ___ 63Z Bo S /TELS? ¼.B, rrrr OIL ENGINE " Thousands giving entire satisfaction to purchasers because 20 years specialising has enabled us to produce a better engine. Direct selling saves in-between profits and selling costs. The Imperial Super Diestl iruns at one-fifth cost of petrol engine and one-third cost herosone engine. Simplicity and stamina saves on repairs and replacements. NO-MAGNETO, CARBURETTOR, :SPARK PLUG, BLO YV LAMP, BATTERY, WIRES OR. SWITCHES. A size and type for every job. Start instantly from cold. £5 DOWN- EASY TERMS. SMoney back if not satisfied. Cat.lnc. Testimonials ahd Booklet Free. . A. H. McDONALD & CO.,? .. .'-. 6-2-634 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE. Works: Richmond, Vic. And at SyBdneyrand Adeli?de. : V. E. BARNES, (Late A.I.F.) Painter & Decorator, HURSTBRIDGE. Best of Materials Used. Estimates Submitted Free °. Gillett Builder & Contractor, ...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 21, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
! THE r*thal; anid d ,'Itilfca Shiim s Pubdlik.eil ]Ec ', lfr?ul .a fter,?en HURSTBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 21, 1923. Local and General. ---0--- On page 4 will be found reports in connection with the Whittlesea shire rate and Heidelberg council. There have been 242 cases at the Eltham court this year. The Panton Hill tennis club will hold a concert on October 6. The Kangaroo Ground cricket club I social will be held on Friday next. f An auction sale of 36 home sites in the Hilltop estate, Rosanna, will be held by Messrs Coghill and Haugh ton on Saturday October 6, at 3 p.m. Mr W. Andrew Thompson, sur geon dentist, announces that he has commenced practice at "Lorraine," Greensborough. Mr J. Nugent, of Hurstbridge, was in the city tram smash on Saturday last, but fortunately escaped with out iijury. Zeita Grundy secured 1st prize with 82 marks at the examinations conducted by Miss Merson at Hurst bridge, held in connection with the Temperance Society. "Mona Vale," the well-known es tate of th...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
TENNIS. The annual meeting of the Hurst bridge Tennis Club was held at the Wattle Cafe on Saturday last. The fol owing office bearers were elected: President, Mr I Bertrand; vice pres idents, Mlessrs A. Ambler, T. Cox, P. J. Zenner, and T. W. Cook. The position of secretary was 1 ft open till the tirst committee meeting for t. e season, the reti ing secretary (Air C. Harris) having intimated that he was not open for re-election. Members nominated and elected for the general committee are: The President and sec retary (when appointed), Messrs A. Ambler, 'T. W. Cook, and P. J. Zenner, Mrs Dunk, Miss Downey and Miss C. Verso; match committee, Messrs 'r. Cox, C. Harris, Miss L. Downey and L. Buck. It was decided to open the season on Saturday. October 6, arrange ments in connection with same to be left in the hands of the committee. Messrs A. Ambler and P. J. Zenner were appoint d delegates to attend a meeting convened for the purpose of considering the advisabilty of form ing a distric...
Footballers' Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Footballers' Ball. The ball, organised by the Hurst bridge football club, was held on Fri day evening last, when there was keen competition for the various prizes, and the dresses were quite the most important feature of the even ing. Miss Downey and Miss Sylvia Gray divided honors for the first prize. Best dressed gentleman, Mr. W. Everitt ; bes dressed couple, Mr. A. Currie and Miss E. Mills ; most original costume, Mr. Henry Mc Cann; consolation prizes, Messrs C. Sinclair and R: Milne. Dressed in fancy costume were :-Miss Sylvia Gray, " Lavender and Lace;" Miss Dora Mills and Miss M. Currie, "Jack and Jill;" Miss Clarice Gray, "May pole Gray;" Miss Evans, "Dutch Girl;" Miss E. Mills, "Spanish Lady;" Miss J. Pettison, " Night;" Mrs. P. J. Zenner, " 1840 Lady;" Mrs. C. Dunk, " Golden Butterfly;" Miss Downey, "Carmen;" Miss Eileen Everitt, "Pierette ;" Mr H. McCann, "Music Professor;" C. Sinclair, " Swagman;" W. Everitt, " Captain Cook;" A. Cur rie, 1860 Gentleman;" W. Burke, " Foll...
Wallan East. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Wallan East. (From Oui Own Correspondent.) Mr W. T. Webb, who has been the head teacher of the Upper Plenty State school for the past four years, has been appointed to take charge of the Hallam school, near Dandenong. Mr Webb was a very popular official, and was always there to assist any movement for the advancement of the district, and was a member of the Upper Plenty Hall Committee. A little presentation is to be made to him on Friday night prior to his, de parture from the district. The bush about the Plenty "ranges is now very gay with the many varieties of wattles in full bloom. The native heath i4 all shades of .pink and white is also blooming in profusion. It is many years since the heath was so 'much in evidence at this. time of the `year. An impounding notice is inserted. In every Week-end bungalow, *And every surfside camp, Wlhete'er' "'sports" go:where waters flow Arid nights grow chill and damp, One-remedy on hand you see, A safeguard strong and sure For cough and cold ...
Wattle Glen. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
Wattle Glen. Another of the series of entertain ments in.aid., of the piano fund was held on, Saturday evening last, in the form of-.a concert auid.dance. Misses Greatrex: and Dyson' and the. Hawai ian Troupe. of Choristers,- headed by Mr A. Keenan, provided the. pro-. gramme, of hmusical, items,' ,which were greatly: appreciated by the -large attendance.ofdlocal and ,visiting friends. Only one other evening (Oc tober 20) will be given before the bazaar in November, and the com mittee are very confident of success.:
WORKMEN PRISONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
W RKt1MEN PRISONERS., Llczt of the world's emeralds now come from the Muzo Mines in OQolm bia, where an emerald weighI g. 630 carats was found recently. The Muzo Mines are in a moimtain ons district, about nin~sty eaes rim Bogota, and most diffieiut of access. All the miners emBopkys thee &~ pure-blooded Indibga, wto ?saw 8, almost incredible degee "i £ - breaking through the limes ~wie - taming the genis." Though the pointed bars with which they work weigh. thirty pomnd, a miner can strike exactly the: same spot with the point of the bar fifty or sixty times in succession, deviat ing not one hair's breadth, and us ing just sufIci:nt force to break the limestone without damaging the em erald cr the calcite in which it is eml~edded. ' Each miner has to undertake to re main at the mines for not less than three months as a stretch, during which npriod, though well housed, fed and amuscd, he is kept a prisoner, so as to prevent any illicit sale o! the emeralds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 September 1923
TWV A. ?" "aT" E DI - All Classes of Properties in this District F O R 0. A'LT IE Owing to heavy Sales in this District we have seriously depleted our lists. ExpertProperty and Furniture Salesmen, Insurance Brokers. MONEY TO LEND. - -- W~ Advertise at Our Own Expense. ONLY. .ADDRESS :- . J. MORTON & CO., Established 1871. 100 Auburn Road, AUBURN. TELEPHONE HAWTHORN 393. REGISTERED AGENTS. Or at "FERNSIDE," FLAT ROCK RQAD, HURSTBRIDGE (at this address week-en'ds only.) Heidelberg Saw, Moulding and Planing Mills Burgundy Striet Heidellhi-.r. anid at (;orner of Peel and Capel Streets, West lMelhoiu ne. Telephone 24 Beid,.lbei r Ex. Gent-ral and Buiiders' Ironmongery, Glass, Paint, Paperhao?ings, etc. Joinery >, Specialry. Quick Desptch by Rail or Road Ba:iie Timbet s Reduced This Month. W,i'e r,r Carl for Quo,,.rions. C. ROUGH. Proprietor.. Northoote Furniture Coy. 54 HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE CORNER WEI'TGARTH '-TI:EE'I'. Cou,'rv (liT'er car :et f iff t: Wesg?,ti Station (Thre...