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Doreen Red Cross Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Doreen Red Cross" Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the poreen Red Cross was held on Atigust- 1. There was *a record attendance. All: the re tiring, office-bearers were ?ro elected: Miss Grantham, Presidont Mesdames Wallis and Bassett; vicee-iresidentsi, Miss :Jeanl Brock.,_ secretary; `Mis. Grantham, treasurer; Mrs. Creighton ass. secretary. "Moisdames Wallis anhd Rice were appointed cutters. In the nine montlis efromý SeptemJer.1,3 to June '30 thei branch hai raised £12.1, and: by .the next moeting otn •August 15. members ~ire expecting to6 hear if lias reached,:: £150:: Those who are .regular: contribtutors of one shilling a. month \will be: glad' to hear that .these contributions have brought- in £?? /15/. The -work sent in to headquarters for. the nine months comprised .128 ins, sox, 26 shirts, 74 handkerchiefs, 22 prs pyjamas, 48 face washers, 23 scai?es, 3 cardigans, 4 pullovers, "12 helmets, 4 hot water bag covCoi's, 2 pr kneocals: 2 prs pillow slips, Mir. T. iMurplhy has...
FOOTBALL CLUB DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
FOOTBALL (ritLB ])AN CE A large.l bus-load of visitors from'n Melbourne ensured the financial and cidal success of the Palnton Hill Foot ball Club's danleOa last S?tuitrdal y night The proceeds amnounted to :3. During the even.ing it n1'v'~lt.y dance was won by IMr. K. Donaldson and Mliss T. O'Daay. Mr. G. Tiankln acted as M.C.' A collection made on beli?lf of the Hed Cross at the footl)all mnatch her tween Pantdoi Hll' and Kinglake dur ing the afternon raised 12/6 towards the fuinds.
Panton Hill. RED CROSS CARDS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Panton Hlill S RED CROSS CASi)S A most successful bridge evening was held on Tuesday.evening at "The Crest," the home of Capt. and Mrs. P. Roach-Pierson, in aid of the Panton Hill Branch Red Cross. There were a number of players present' from Queenstown, two of .whom carried away the prizes, Mrs. J. Gray and Mr. 'V. ?Young being the winner's. The Branch is,.endeavouring to commence a St. John Ambulance course at Paliton Hill, any anyone in terested (especially men over Apilitary age) can obtain full information from the Hon: Secretary, Mrs. P. Roach Pierson, who will willingly enroll them. The anual subscription of 2/- is now due from Branch niembers, and the Branch is hoping to make this year's inembeifship a record.
FAREWELL TO A.I.F. MEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
FAREWELL TO A.1.1.'W .E A feature of the Red Cross and Comforts Fund dance to be hold in the Diamond Creek Hall on Satur day night will be the farewell to five members of the A.I.F. which will take place during the evening. On behalf of the citizens of Dia mond Creek they well be prosented' with inscribed wristlet watches, while the Diamond Creek Diggers will hand them each a fountain pen. The soldiers are Messrs G. Collins, J. Gilding, J. Glenister, Los Herbert and Cosson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Hardwood, Softwood, All Sizes * Galvanised Corrugated Iron, * Hardware, * Ironmongery, Etc. C. ROUCH PTY. LTD. Burgundy Street, Heidelberg Phone: Heidelberg 24. THE IDEAL STORE Hurstbridge H. M. Bertrand Prop. Cheapest & Best . GROCERIES, GRAIN, PRODUCE, MEDICINES, TOBACCO, HARDWARE arid CROCKERY at BED ROCK PRICES. ORDERS DELIVERED - ORDERS DELIVERED For Bigger Friendly Society Benefits, Medical Expenses, Sick Pay, Hospital, Funeral Benefits, You Cannot Join a Better Society than the MANCHESTER UNITY I.O.O.F. The Largest Friendly Society in Australia The Only-Society Paying 10/- Weekly For Continued Sickness Full Particulars from the Following Secretaries: Eltlntm.--L. W. BALLENGER, Main Road. Phone 13. Diamond Creek: G. J. MIDDLETON. . Hurstbridgc: J. COX. MEETINGS: Eltham Public Hall, Alternate Mondays; -urstbridge Mechanics' Institute, Alternate Tuesdays; Diamond Creek Oddfellows' Hall, Alternate Mondays. THE ABOVE SECRETARIES ARE ALSO LOCAL AGENTS FOR THE MANCHESTER UNI...
TENNIS ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
TE'N NIS. IfT/DnAME .IISTRICT ASSOCIATION premiership points are as follows: A GRADE - Greensborough 1, 26; Montmorency., 26;' Macmont. 22;; Groonaborough 2, 16;, Watle Glen 6. B GRADE, - Montmorency 33; Greensborough 2, 33; Elthan Central 1. 29; Greenasorough 1, 27; Diamondi Cr2cli 25; Elthanm 1. 24; Eitham 2, 11; Eltham Central 2, 10. '' MEN'S COMPETITION.- Mont morency 38; Eltham 34; Warringal 1 22; :Macm6nt 20; Diamond Croekl18; wvarrilngal 2, 12.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
MACARTHUR & MACLEOD PTY. LTD. A. N. Macarthur and W. E. B. Macleod, Sworn Valuators AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & LAND SALESMEN HEAD OFFICE: Phosphate House, 515 Collins St. Melbourne. 'Phones: M2471 (two lines) All classes of Sheep and Cattle Sold at Newmarket on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY, and Dairy Cattle on FRIDAY. 1 For Up.to-date Market Reports and General Stock and Land Information listen-in to MACARTHUR & MACLEOD PTY. LTD'S Broadcasts-Tuesday and Thursday, 12.15 to 12.30 p.m. from 3LK Central Victoria. J. G. GRANDY'S ENGINEERING WORKS Any Lathe Work done by Fully Experienced Turner. Battery Charger installed and all types of Battery Repairs done. OXYWELDING DONE BY EXPERTS Repairs to Spray Pumps of All Descriptions Distributing Agent for Alfa Laval Separators and Bartram Engines. SPARE PARTS OF ALL TYPES AVAILABLE. Right on the . . . MAIN ROAD : : DIAMOND CREEK ALL HOURS You can purchase all your Tools, Hardware, Oils and Paints at the Eltham Hardware St...
Wollert C.W.A. MONTHLY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Wollert C.W:A. MONTHLY MEETING Mrs.. Carr presided overia very good attenidance. Miss Tubb .(Group Pres.) and a member from Euroa were pres ent, also several members fromn Heid elberg. :iAn apology was received from Dame Enid Lyons, expressing regret at her inability to be present as ar ranged.. Miss Tubb gave a short address on motions that had been carried, at the State: Confereice,? and the agenda paper for the Group Conference was discussed.' Folk dancing was conduc ted by Mrs. McKie and greatly enjoyed by all. .Irs. Butling, of Heidelberg, and M'lrs. Creighton each favored with vocal items, which were appreciated. Sockis, scarfs, mittens, helmets and caps were brought to the meeting, .many being members' own donation, and a parcel of wool was donated by Mrs. Ryan. Wool from C.W.A. Con-. forts Fund was distributed. There were 11 entries in, one compe tition for the best plain scones, which was won by Miss Stimson. The Ball secretaries, 'Mrs. R. A. Smith and Mliss .Bodycoat, repo...
Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Sheep Sales Macarthur & Macleod, of 612-616 Collins Street, Melbourne, report: ,Fat Sheep.-At Newmarket yester day there were approximately 25000 fat sheep yarded, being about the same as the previous week. The de mand for prime wethers was good and the market closed at advanced rates, but light weight wethers and ewes were iri'egular. Shorn merino weth ors were a shade easier. Prime cross bred wethers sold from 25/ to 2?/; extra 29/. to 34/5; lighter grades 18/ to 20/; best merino.wethers 25/ to 28/1; light merino wethers 15/ to 20/; good shorn crossbred wethers 16/ to 22/. We sold consignments on account of the :following: - J. Cliff, Craigie burn, 80 comeback wethers to 29/7, avg .:29/; A. A. Ltitz, Coromby, 30 crossbred wethers to 29/10, avg. 27/10. l Fat Lambs.-There were 23,000 fat lambs at Newmarket yesterday, which was approximately 3000 less than last Tuesday. The yarding con sisted mainly of light suckers. Ex porters competed keenly for new and old lambs and export...
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real Estate and Business Agent, Live St,.ck and Farm Salesman. Farms for Sale-' 10ac. to 500ac. Croydon Market Agencies: Alston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps: Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s 'Winches, Scoops. Chevrolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; folin Dere Tractors, Orchard, etc.; M[itchell and Co's Farm Machinery; Lister & Blackstone Engines, 1-50 h.p.; Gibbons' Rev. Hillside Disc Ploughs; .Carriers, Drovers, tel. C'don 45; pte. 76. Ea.y T :ms arranged on Agencies.
CHILDREN'S EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
* CHILDREN'S EFFORT The children at "Woollert " State School have been working industrious ly during the lpast fortnight to raise money for the purchase of wool, which the girls will knit into;socks and scarves for the A.I.F. On Saturday, August 3, they held a Jumble Sale at the school, This was splendidly patronised by their parents and other district residents, as well as themselves, and a sum of £7/8/7 was raised.
SPECIAL MARKET HEPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
SSPECIAL MARKET ITEPORT 'Allan Brown,; auctioneer, . Croydon Market0, repoits- a' very :successful clearing sale 'of Pedigree Jersey cattle was held at the Croydon Market last Monday for convenience of sale, ma tuied* .cows making up to, 24 gns; helf or, 7 months old, 14,; gns; )bull calf 2 weeks old,-18; gns;.bulls, 27.gns.
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report Croydon Market reports weather bad, fair yarding. Milking cows fair quality £12/10/; heifers £10/10.; stale £95 S; springing .cows £10/10/; heif ori?:£9/10/; backward £9; yearling ihiferse £5/5/; poddles £3/10/;' store cows £7; prilme cows £13; heifers, small £91/l/; beefy cows out shed £11/5/;, choppers £8;: crackers £6/5/; yearling dairi' bulls £8/10/. Calves .- Always sell. well. Large vealers, £9/7/6; small £5/15/; calves £3/15/; small 30/; lightweights to 15/; Pigs. - Great stilo on the rise. Heavy porkers to 68/; med. 5 /; light 45/;. baconers 88/; baclkfatters £6/5/: chopping s oWS £5/5,; spiringing sows £7/15/; sowss and litters £13;' stores 32/;? slips 28/6; suckers up. to 24/6. :Sheep. -Supply insufficient and prices extra goodd. Previous week. lambs 30/8 ,ewes 4-tooth 30/; full mouthi 25/ iwethers -tooth 24/; full mouth. 23/. Poiulty.- Scarce aind dear, sup ply. insuficent-for demand.. Cockerols 15/; cock chickens 10/3; stags' 7/; chickens 6/9, ...
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales Croydon Market Each Monday, 11 a.m. Best Melb. Country Buyers attending. Croydon Fridays-Furniture & Stalls Healesville Sale 2nd Thurs. in Month. Yarra Glen Sale Last Wed. in Month. Lilydale Sale Third Wed. in Month. Croydon Horse Sale Every Mondays Croydon wants every Monday, any quantity Cattle, Pigs, Calves, Vealers, Sheep, Poultry, Horses, Harness, Vehicles, Implements, Furniture, Dairy UItenslls, Galv. Iron, Sundries. Top Prices Assured.
MORANG MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
"Quiney MawbeY.?' &Co.. 396 I.ourke St,. M-Midlourne, 'repoit.. having": hold their usual fortnlghtly stile in their aiorinng Yards last Moniday, when. de spte': the wet day, a good yarding of all classes of stock was penned. Following last week's drop in'"the Melbourne; Marlket, milkers were hard er to sell, and sales wiee ; ionly mnade-at prices much easier than .those of the previous sale.; Springers sold at about lato :rates, whilst the demiandL foi. choppers anil fats was good, and prices iulte equal to the high- rates that have been iuling ofr late. Dairy heifers 'againh sold .weil, and for thesethese, the market was flrm A- good yarding of pork wa\' sudll mitted, and .with- lkeein competition,, prices were quite lequal to the last nmrket. Bobby calves, owing to the new ex port -regulations, were much'cheapor; prices realised -were the lowest we have seen for some time. a.
POSSUMS—ALIVE AND DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
POSSUMS--ALIVE AND DEAD Collsiderable amusenient has been caused by criticism of local paragraphs published in city newspapers concern ing-the nesting of opossums in rock walls, and rabbit burrows. One expert consulted stated that as there were so many suitable trees in Mernda it would be highly improbable that opos sunims iould nest as suggested. This has been taken to- be another.instance of city folk teaching country people to know their own.jo!-b The tremendous increase in pos sum population was" illustrated recently When a well known , resident found a number dr the 'animals had invaded his store. barn. He bravgly attacked the invaders and-ilew six with a stick aRndý didn't. count the number which escaped
"Win The War" Service [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
"Win The War" Service Padre'H. E. E. Hayes, at the 'Win the WVar' Service on Sunday which was held in an old Cable Tram on the Vicarage grounds and attended by' city and suburban visitors, said that the "Reform League and Clergy As-I sociation" which had been doing valu able "underground" work for more than twelve years would shortly come out into the open in its. efforts to "tone" the churohes up to a meeting of the need for drastic change and re construction demanded by the war.