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QUEENSTOWN. VISIT OF RETURNED SICK AND WOUNDED SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
QUEENSTOWN., VISIT OF RETURNED SICK AND WOUNDED SOLDIERS &nbsp; &nbsp; A party of returned sick and wounded soldiers, numbering about &nbsp; 30 to 35 motor cars, paid a visit to Queenstown on Sunday last. The fleet of motorslwas under the comnmand of &nbsp; a Red Cross Motor Corps able iier, Mr H. Buck. The Weather was not the most desirable, there being &nbsp; several sharpshowers during the day, &nbsp; but considering the season it was erlg conditions. TIhe advancement arrived well up to time appointed &nbsp; 2.30 pm., and were quickly followed &nbsp; by the main force, and in a very short Itime the vacant ground about the hall took on the aspect of an immense occasion The hall was splendidly decorated &nbsp; both inside and out for the occasion with Kinglake ferns (kindly &nbsp; supplied by Mr F. Nink), also flags of the Allies, anld a great profusion of wattle blossom. The appearance of he tables ins...
THE MINT MUSEUM. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
TIIE MINT MUSEUM. How mnny Londoneres are aware of the eolstenc3 of the Mint Mureum ? It in one of the most interesting departments of the great money-mak ing establishment at Towel Hill . One of the oxhlbits is the original and mulch larger, medal which was do el~inl for the Waterloo ceml.alan, but never issued. Another is a medal for a Went Afrtcan campaign which was struck In 1897, with a bar for Daw. kits, Not move than flttoon ofmlre and men in all rcelved thio modal, and consequently It in greatly prised by the happy eolipctorv. When the DrummornI Castle wan wrrecked a special medal wae struck at the command of Queen Victo*Ii, and distruhtedl ax:ong the fsbherf·Ik abo had auieted the survivois of the French Am' enaertuo A spec?imeo nay also be seen in themousum.
STRANGE BEQUESTS. FALSE TEETH AND BATH ROBES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
STRAINGE BEQUESTS. IPALSM TEETH AND BATH ROBES "I bequeeth to George William St-el all imy fancy stockings, and to Mary Haunahl Wiggin my set of false teeth for waiting upon me." Thus, orn a half sheet of note-paper,: William Greanwood, a retired cotton s; inn,r, who died t recently, disposd of his worldly "goods and chattels." Many cases are on record of slingul ar legacies, one of the most remark aLle Leing that of a Louisville hus band who bequeathed his bath robe to his widow in these words : "Ir.amnuch as she has so often de prired me of the comfort and con- • ven.ncea of the garment that was bought for my own special use, by: wearing the aforesaid bathrobe at, times when I desired and needed it: most, I bolueath it to her with -alL my love, and hopo that she will find it ever the same tried and faithful: servitor, even .though'- Providence. Ihotld blCEs her with another husbandt alho may have a bath robe to spare." A few years ago, John Wright. of - ,Birmingham. left liis two ...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
WISE AND OTHERWISE. One Saturday, shortly. before the cloPe of business, Kuhn Loeb and Co. bad occasion to send-some bonds to J. Pierpont Morgan. As all the other employee had left, it was necresary to entrust the negro porter with the errand. He received careful instruc tions to take the valuable package to Mr. Morgan's of~co, and to insist up on giving it to "Mr. Morgan of J. P. Morgan and Co., and to ho one else." By commetndable persistencq and many repetitions of his instructions, be finally succeeded in reaching Mr. Morgan, who was in ntesion with several other gentlemen, in his priv ate ufice. "Ah wants to see. Mr. Mawgan' ob J. Plehpon' Mawgan an' Comp'ny," he doggedly insisted: Mr Morgan rose. "Well, I'm Mr. .Morgan," he said, "Who are you 7" "Who-er-me ?"' stammered the porter. "Why, I'se de coon oh Kuhn, Loeb an' Comp'ny, an' heah's de papers Ah brung yo'." Some Federal officers in the Civil War, once sought shelter for the night in an, old tumble-down shack. About two o'...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COUNCIL. ORDINARY MONTHLY MEETING. WEDNESDAY, 10TH JULY, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
VWHITTLESEA SHIRE COUNCIL. -----____. ORDINARY MONTIILY MYETING. WEDNESDAY, 10n JULY, 1918. The ordinary meeting of the above Council -woa held at tile Council Chambers, 81 ernd,,;o,. dn \Vednsdao last. Present :-Tho Ptesident (Or L WV. COlerkis) id Crs' Brock, CO, a fool, Mh'.orniack, Alltohell,` Ilorgari, Thomas,. Hurley, and Reid. An oap olegy for nonattendanceu was received from Or Brown;,wlo was unwell. CORttSPoEDENoB.eo From Public Health Department, requesting to be supplied with n report re case of infantile paralysis (Ileriot l3edwell), Yao Yean.-Referred to Health Offillcer, " IDraiinago, Yu Yuan .School. From Public fHealth Depanrtment, re draiunge frome teacher's recsidencc at You Yeas State school, stasting that the Director |uf Education 'intimated that tho matter has received attention at the hands of .the Public Works Department, but tha?t a satiafactory solution of the dlifLuliy has not.yet been arrived at. "Thu cec is icceivion consideration.-nceived; Food Samples....
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
Social Notes. BY THELMA. Mr.and Mrs. J. Nink, of Queenstown &nbsp; North, have suffered a very sad &nbsp; bereavement in the loss of their youngest- daughter, Minnie Theresa, aged 15. years. We extend our sin cerest sympathies to the bereaved ones. A quiet wedding was performed' by the Rev. MIr. Sapsford at the Church of England, Eltham, on Siaturday last, when Lieutenant Evans and Mliss Withers were joined in the bonds of holy matrimony. We sincerely regret to record the death of Private LF. G. Scott, of Dia mond Creek, who has been officially reported as killed in action. We ex tend our sincere sympathies to this hero's bereaved ones. We also extend. our sinceorest sym pathies to the parents and relatives of Private G. Williams, of Diamond Creek,. who has also been officially reported as being killed in action. Between 50 and 60 motor cyclists took part in a wattle run to Hurst bridge oni Sunday last. The outing was marred by an unfortunate acci dent, resulting in ...
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
Eltham n hi21 COnNTY--?velyn. PAnl anIT"l-Burgoyn, Sitr 1.lllk, Quee.!:.n . atGreenabor o North. i, a it Created a District, 26th Sclt. , claimed a Shlire, 6ll Atpril 87i'l ,I " darlas adjusted 3lst &lay, 11 m. LoAs-o5000 Snltin Fuml PreeildentCo r -I. llcF, 0 th Councllors, Ie Q Address Iet William Morris* As James Murray E ltham Robert David 'Taylor* li"' I Robert C. White rn a tralhewen I WhItin li-Ani 0nr G rJortph Rmcdle)* Y rr %lt, William lHubhard Serrl ?er Chas, llaka Bath, J .P. Yarrea k G i a* 1 heen Presidlntt 1 Council meets at Slhits (w t Ground, First toa:yi e at? ecretacry attend o?itlu froln 10' t Iil Aoting Secretary, V alue and!Collear 1% J. All,%u &lt;'on. SEnineer--Charlc Jolin nPCorlna~k. 430 Little Cullinh street. M-lbourn, T'rea urcr--V. I renetron?s o m Blnk, Greeashbrougi, Sanitary nn djlpeluors Slughtelhk --Jolh Cone, 1 Walker S. \y. iat SPouIIlkeera rg-? . ' j ,V Elth o IlhliiRn.R. Ynra Glen. INealth Offccers-Abel It llson Le, *Northern nlI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
CLOSE SEASONS, &a., FOR GA\ME AND FISH, & MINIMUM LEGAL LENGTHIS OF FISIH. The suljoined tables, having reference to the Close lerlsons for Game and Fish, and Minimum Lengths of Fish, are published for general information., F. LEWIS, Acting Chief Inspectorof Fisheries and Game, 1st Floor, Titles BuIldings, Queen-street, Melbourne,: List of Gaose and Native Game protected in Victoria under the Second and Third clledules to the Game Act 1915 : TIlE WHOLE YEAR. All Australian Fauna (with the excep tion atf snakes) In the National Parks and Public Gardens Acanthisae or Tits Anteaters, l'orcupiuo or Echidsnas Babblere Bears (see Native Bears) Bee. eaters Bitterns Black Cockatoos Black Swans Black-tailed or Rock-Pebbler Parrots Bower birds, Satin Bronze winged and other Wild Pigeons Bustard or Wild Turkey Californian Quail Caterpilllar-.ctchers Chats (see Ephthlsiaurs) Coach.WVhip ilrds Cockatoos, Black Cranes-all birds known as Cranes, such as lerores, Egrets. &e....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
OR, H, HALE VOGLER, Yarra G-len, AT HOME DAILY Public Vaccination at Kangaroo Ground (2 p.m.) and Queenstown (3 p.m.), FRIDAY, iTo JULY, 1918, DR. ROLLASON, Of Heidelberg, 'VISITS ELTTam, Tuesdays, 12 noon. G GnttSnnonouonuesdays,2.30 p.m DA?uorn CnenK, Fridaiys. 3 p.m Woodcock & McCormack, . Civil Engineers, Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reportedon and executed. Plans of Buildings prepared and erection supervised. Sub-divisions of land expeditiously carried out. NOMANIaY ClHAM13ERns, 43o LITTLE COLLINS ST. S, MIELBOURNE. Tel. central 3241. P. J. R.IDGEWAY, SOLICITOR, 60 Queen-St., VMelb., A TTENDS on COURT DAYS at Dawson's iHotel, Heidelberg, SMorris' lintel, Eltham, And otherr courts in district by appointment T'eephones-760 Central. 627 Ascot. McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and. Solicitors, 465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. ? R . FRANK IdcNAB, L.LM; S visits Rtoyal Mall Hotel, WillIT TLISEA, front 3 p.m. to 7.30 p m. on the Ist and 3rd SATURDAYS each month, a...
WHO CARRIES THE FLAG OF FRANCE? [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
WHO CARRIES THE FLAG OF FRANCE ? The voice of a nation replies, He that hath ears let him hear ! Let him that hath eyes look deep Into the steadfast eyes Of those who carry the Flag ! Men who carry it singing, fighting, endur- ing, dying ; Women who sow and reap, And tend the wounds of their men under the shadow of Fear, With never a pause to weep ; Children who smile in sleep — Yes ! And their fallen fathers, glorious Death-defying — All of them carry the Flag ! Honour the Flag of France ! Let none, for very shame, Refuse its silent claim ! &nbsp; Let each one give as he can, that ere the &nbsp; evening close Each may say to his heart : "To-day I have done my part To strengthen the hands of those Who carry the Flag of France." — A.S.H.W.
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 12 July 1918
(8ttltitti mid Whtttifoftca Sires ?¢lrrrtier AND tnlitoltt (rrft ý',ll at. t?o? oate Published Every Priday Morning. FICIDAY, JULY I~ 1918. The annual meeting of the Whit tlesea Agricultural Society will be held on Wednesday afternoon next. About two inches of snow fell at Kinglake last Tuesday night. x,r83 hotels have been delicensed in Victoria during the past ir years, and something over £700o,ooo has been paid in compensation. A meeting of the Queenstown Pa triotic Committee will be held at 8 p.m. on the z6th inst., to pass accounts and balance sheet and transact general business. It is notified 'by advertisement in this issue that a public meeting will be held in the Arthur's Creek Hall on Saturday evening, loth inst., toappoint three trustees for the Mechanics' Insti tute. Messrs Coghill and 1Haughton will, at the sale of the late VW. Boyd's pro perty, at Hurstbridge, on the 31st inat., also sell 80 acres of splendid orchard and grazing property by order of Mrs A. E. . Durham....
KORNILOFF'S MAXIM. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
KOfNII,OFP'S MAXIM. Whatever mar be said or thought of IKornlloff, there is no doubt that ha Is brilliantly clever. He might be termed a self-made man. At the ago of thirteen he was tending sheep on the Steppes; to-day, at torty~seveon, he has at his finger-ends, the literat ure of fifteen countries and all manner of military lore. At one period of his meteoric career he combined the two ill-matched pur auitt of scaence and spying. 'rhllgh he nen conversI In fifteen langunages, Korniloff Is a great heliev or in the maxim that "nilence is gold ell." On onn ocncason he nsld : "I am a fighting general ancuatomed to act and not to talk. In Potrograi mopt of hhe time is fpent in talking. and ar~lllua."
PALACES GOING BEGGING. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
PALACES GOING BEGGING. Would you care to purchase a cms tle, drawbridge and ghoat included, for the small sum of two thousand pounds ? This was the market value of the famous residence of Henry VIII at Kingsbury,, which recently came under the hammer, and which is now the property of a local dealer. Many places have figured recently in. the property sales, and some have been acquired at an absurdly low figure. The owner of four houses in Suburbia may reckon his posesiossos as equalling in monetary value an ancient seat of the mighty. Fringed by the banks of the river Thames stands Linsey Palace, in Cheyne Walk-not of large dimensions but notable . as the home of both Stuart and Hanoverian rulers. A cur rent advertisement tells us that this delightful residence may be acquired by an immediate purchaser at a very reasonahle figure.' Windsor Castle is not for the poor man, but a Chicago millionaire may reasonably be ex;.'c ted to, purchase it" for a few milli,.,e- ,r so that would' be ...
PALACES ON WHEELS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
PALACES ON WHEELS. Now that Nicholas has been do throned, it is to be presamed that in future his special train, with its real flRuelan bath, kitchens, a chapel, and all the comforts of a palace, will be at the disposal of the future president of Russia. Possibly they may think it too regal, as the French did of the one that was left by their last mron arch. The train now in use by the Preet dents of the French Republic was built in a hurry, in thirteen days to be exact, for the purpose of carrying to France the Tsar of Russia-a visit that cemented the alliance between France and Russia. So hastily was the private personal car built that not until the tenth day did it occur to anyone that the Tsar might wish to take a bath. So the roof of the car was promptly cut; open and a space made large enough to allow the lowering of a huge silver bath tub into a corner of the car. The tub is there anhtr all these years, and do is the patch on the car roof. That car has carried at some time ne...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, JULY 19, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
THE 18ttfta slit rttlt atrtif a Ble c ?'m ýýttucrtior .AND itastroti Tprecit Vtalley ýSturatc Publishid Every Friday JNlorning. FRIDAY, JULY 19,- 1918. A Rod Cross bazaar will he held at the Doreen Hall on the 16th and 17th. August next.. A welcome home will be tendered to Driver Searle and Privates Laing and Smith at the - Arthur's :Creek Mechanics' Institute on Saturday evening, 27th irist. . A start is now being made with the erection of the building for the Church of England at Wonga Park on a piece of ground donated by M r. Fred.opping Sfor the purpose. On Wednesday, 31st inst., com moencing at 11 a. m., Messrs. Coghill and Haughton will hold sales of valuablu properties at Ilurstbridge, full partic ulars of which appear in our advertis ing colums. At a meeting lield at Arthur's Creek on Thursday evening, 11th inst., a committee was formed to welcome home returned soldiers. Mr. David Murphy was elected President, Mr. Michael Brennan Treasurer, and Mr. John Murphy Secretary. Mes...
PRECIOUS BULLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
PRECIOUS BULLETS.. 'The nesa that a sliver hnllet had been recorered trrom the leg of a Frenchman near Verdun, recalls the days when thounanda of Cardinlana, and Austrianl , were sent to their death by similar isealcs falebioned from the altar-silver taken by Nap cloon's soldiera from Italian otnrehce. 3ull te of uslld gold, too, hav bolern Iurd with deadly otect. It is said that thouetonde e ofiv n live v been takem by them in the Moexic a ware, ind the favourlte bnlltt cl the Kaeh mir warrior wan kwr long a garnet, oelond In lead, which he regarded as a certain meseenger of death I Tiere are, lndOtd, few mterials of which bullets have not been fashiion ed. Cram rhen and aluminfum to cop rer and brane. They have been steep edl in deadly polnan, fillet with ae ploiclre and acidn, and have beae numde heavy with mercury. In ttl Crimea, many a rlld±rs, when his knlW let pouch wai empty, fired his earm rrt an a parting suihte at the emomy and in the Pennsular War one of of our most gall...
IMPORTING DISEASES. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
IMPORTING DISEASES. There has recently been a serious outbreak in England of that terrible disease anthrax, which is sometimes known as .'wool-eorter's disnee." A number of human beinge were attack ed, as well as animals, and for a time the cause was a mystery. This pro blem, however, bas been solved by medical afllcer of health for the Coun ty of London, and the infection hiu been traced to shaving bruebos made or halr Imported from China. Before the war thi Imeir wus sent to Germany, where it was graded and disaifected, hut of late it hase come straight to England, and having been Iabelled,"goats' hair," escaped mlspic ton. This Is not the first time that die eases have been imported from China. An outbreak of plague, some years ago, wan traced to Chineno pigtail?, imported for the artificial hair trade. IPranc sufferefd in a similar manner rcome seven yeats ago, when there wees a luha outbreak of small pox follow ing on the opening of a cnmolignmnt o feantlhers, which elso eorae ...
(Copy). Headquarters, 4th AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, 6th April, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
Headquarters, 4th AUST.ALIAN DIViSioN, Oth April, 1018. 24th Aust. M.G.. Coy. "h lie I)iisioal Commander wishes you to conive to all ranksof the Cumpany under iur cmmnlnld his approeoition of their tllint cinilulct and ulnsworvillg' dvotion to duly duringlll the operations S.W. of ALDBERTE, escialcly on 5th April, ?1018. The 2Ih il .O. Lompany hforward guns lldhilbtndly saved a very serious situatioa anl we mourn the loss of the splendid blalline Gunners who gallantly died with. their gunll ill action. Will you please ensure that the eontents are nlelo known to all ranks 2" (1gI) II. lMunnAr,Lieut-Coloriel, C.O., 4th Aust.'Machlne OWn ?atta.
BALANCE-SHEET, 1917-1918. Receipts. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
BALANCE.SII6IT, 1017-198. Receipts. alemberi monthly sub soriptions ... .. £22 4 0 Concert ... ... 17 4 Go 2 Oheques ... ... 6 0 0 Collected & donations ... 9 2 4 lnousn bndges .. 12 5 0 I (f. books .," . "-2 .5 6 ,"Membler' !for Soldiers' Oomforts Fund ... 5 0 £69 5 10k 'Expenditure. Wool ... ...£47 2 0 .,fory pins ., ... 1 10} Towels and hnldages ... 3 11 7 Red Claes Buttons .. : , 6 0 Iinuse badges ... 12 5 0 R lfles , . 2 . Soldiers' Comforts Fund. 5 0 £65 10 6k 'lotnl receipts ,.. £69 5 10% 'Total expendltrdit 65 10 O Balance In hand,,. :3 9 5 BUnlnrt Vonmo, -1I1n,. SBc.
HURSTBRIDGE RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
HURSTBRIDGE.R14D CROSS SOCIETY. The third annual nmeeting of. the above B anch took place on Thursday evening, July 11th, in . Hursthridge Hall. In spite of stormy weather there was a fair attendance.- Mr C. J. Verso acted as ohairans. .The mteeting opened by singing the lationnl Anthem and " God Bless our Splendid alon." After the reading of the iinutes of the previous meeting and the balance sheet, the following ladies were re eleated to oille:-President, hits Durhaml ; Treasurer, Mrs Parkes; Secretary, Miss Verso; Comsmittee, Mesdames Eg?land, Petterson, Ege land and H. Versn. A dance, with lecture and lantern views,was arranged for Thursday evenring, Aug. 2t:d. After a few appropriate remarks by the Chairman the meetintg closed. The Committee wish to thank all those ladies and gentlesmstn from whom they, have received assistance during the past year, and hope for a con tinuance of the same in the fo ;ore. Following is a list of garmentes sent to the OCentral Deopot for the twelv...