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Juvenile Concert. THE BELGIAN FUND BENEFITS. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 12 June 1915
*a Juvenile Concert. ?r THE BELGIAN FUND i BENEFITS. On Thursday evening, June 3, a concert was' given in the M2e chanics' Hall by the children of Oakleigh north, assisted by the h Toorak- Boy Scouts, and proved d highly successful. There was a large and appreciative . audience, Sand the entertainment was excep ' tionally good throughout-varied, striking and up-to-date-almost Sall who took part being dressed in I, character, which ]must have been e very gratifying to Mrs S. F. Green Sand her s!ster (Miss Casey), who Sarranged and carried the concert Sthrough, and the jBelgian Relief I Fund will materially benefit. Encores were frequent, and I where all the items were excellent it would be invidious to specidlly mention any, but an exception L must be made of the Doctors' Quartet, the Scouts' Camp Fire scene, and the drum solo by Master Bruce Pie, the Ragtime Band and Tableau, which were very fin.. Following was the program: Duet, piano, Mrs Green and Mas ter Green: song and chorus, ...
Oakleigh Police Court. Thursday, June 10. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 12 June 1915
Oakleigh Police Court. a------ I Thursday, June 10. Before Messrs - McLorinan (Chairman)-and O'Leary, J's.P. No I,ight,. Albert Stafford was fined 2/6 and 2/6 costs for riding a bicycle without a light. John Sonnet, Charles Simpson and William Sul fridge were similarly fined for driving lorries, and William Ralph a waggon, without lights. Unregistered Dog. Edward Cunliffe for having an unregistered dog in his possession on 30th May, was fined 5/-, 5/ registration fee, and 2/6 costs. inspector Wticoci prosecuted. Sunday Trading. William Blucher, licensee of the Post-office Hotel, Dandenong road, Clayton, was charged with trafficking in liquor on May 9. D'e fendant, who pleaded not guilty, was defended by Mr Corr. In spector Jones prosecuted. Sergeant Stallard gave evidence that at 7.45 p.m. on May 9, in company with Constable McInnus, he visited the Post-office Hotel. They drove there in a motor car, and approaching the front door "aw two men at the slide window in the passage, 'drin...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 12 June 1915
THEYr SAY. That Master Cecil Green made a great hit in the Doctors' Quartet. That Mr C. Roach, scoutmaster, sang some good songs, the Scouts joining vigorausly in the chorus. That Master Pie, in his drum solo, brought out the crescendo and diminuendo effects skilfully. That Mr Green effectively de signed and grouped the tableau. That the Quaker Girls sang a plaintive melody, but had tell-tale roguish eyes. That the solos and hidden cho ruses were crisply rendered.
Oakleigh Methodist Church Christian Endeavour Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Oakleigh 'Methodist Church Christian Endeavour Anniversary. On Sunday last special services were held in connection with the above, conducted by Mr F. G. Ivory (general field secretary o: the Victorian Union), and were well attended and much apprecia ted. On Tuesday evening a large gathering of the local members and representatives of kindred societies was held, the Rev \V. E. Secomb (President) in the chair, and after the opening exercises the Oakleigh juniors and intermediates ren dered an appropriate selection. Mr W. 3. Northey voiced a fra ternal greeting from the Union, and greetings were also received from Armadale, Glendearg-grove, Carnegie, Dandenong, Heatherton, Toorak, Murrumbeena, St Kilda, Epping-street Juniors, Oakleigh Juniors and Intermediates and Carnegie Juniors. The secretary's report showed an increase during the year from 30 to 61 members-30 active, IC associate and 21 honorary, with an average attendance of 30. Three active members have been trans ferred to othe...
Rating Reform UNIMPROVED LAND VALUES [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Rating Reform UNIMPROVED LAND VALUES A public meeting was held on Wednesday evening, 9th inst., in the lodge-room, Mechanics' Insti tute, to consider the question of Municipal Rating on Unimproved Land Values. Mr C. Wilcock, who presided, explained that the meeting was held under the aus pices of the Oakleigh Branch, P.L.C., and was the outcome of a meeting of ratepayers re the valua tions, a resolution being passed affirming the equity of the principle of rating on unimproved values and the desirability of its adoption. He had great pleasure in intro ducing Mr VW. H. Renwick, vice president of the Unimproved Land Values League, who was an ex pert on the subject. Mr Renwick, who was received with applause, said the question had been before the public for 20 years past and an important factor in practical politics, but Victoria was lagging behind other states in the Commonwealth. The system had been adopted in many parts of the Empire. What is meant by unimproved values of land. It m...
The Oakleigh Baths. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
I The Oakleigh Baths. I Despite the diversion of the at tention of the public inio matters connected with the war, interest in public undertakings has not evapo rated ; it hns metely been tempo rarily eclipsed. An energetic committee has kept it alive and will shortly report to a public meet ing the result of its labors. The Borough Council was approached by a deputation strongly represent ative of the committee, with a view to ascertaining its views re garding site and municipalisation, and decided in favor of the gardens site and taking over the baths 12 months after they have been e~ected and carried on by the commih.ee. The way in which the deputation was received, and the general de sire of councillors to meet its wishes was very encouraging to the committee, who have done a lot of work and had an admittedly hard task to perform. Though several of the councillors (mindful of the fact that the council has a good deal on hand at present in the way of loan expenditure for the bene...
Glayton Football Club CONCERT AND DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Clayton Football Club CONCERT AND DANCE. The Tennis Hall, Clayton, was filled on Wednesday evening 10th inst, with an appreciative audience, the occasion being a concert held under the auspices of the local Football Club. Mr F. Bunny (president) presided, and an ex cellent program was rendered as follows :-Song, I Trust you Still encore, A Red Rosebud), Mr Sandilands; song, Three for Jack (encore, The Gauntlet) Mr Glover; song, The Swallows (encore Robin Adair), Miss McIntosh; dance (from Country Girl), the Misses Adams (2); recitation, humorous, The Tandem Bicycle, Miss Mc Gain; song, comic, That's What a Man Can't Do (encored), Mr Ponder; song, Queen of the Long Ago, Mr W. Berry; song, comic, The Wibbly Wobbly Walk, Master Adams (encored), song, The Old Favorite(encored), Mr S. Webb; dance, the Misses Adams; song, The Bedouin's Love Sonz, Mr Glover; duet, Money Matters, Miss McIntosh and Mr Sandilands; recitation, Lasca (encore, Arabella Sally Ann), Miss McGain; song, The Tramp (d...
Oakleigh Police Court. THURSDAY, JUNE 17. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Oakleigh Police Court. THURSDAY, JuZ 17. (Before Messrs Cohen, P.M. MIcLorinan, O',Leary and Nicoll, J's.P.) Debt. J. C. Stainton v Harry Denton, claim £5 19s 3d. Order for the amount and 26s costs. Non-Vaccination. Charles Federli, police constable stationed at Russell street, was charged with neglecting to have his child vaccinated. Defendant, who at first pleaded not guilty,saidi he was not guilty of wilful neIglect, inasmuch as when he resided in the Trentham district in a place inac cessible to the public vaccinator, he could not have the child; now 15 months old, vaccinated. He afterwards pleaded guilty and the case was adjourned for four weeks with a view to having the child vaccinated. Compulsory Service. Charles L. Strandgard, who did not appear, was charged with ne glecting to attend the drills pres cribed by the Defence Act. The case had been adjourned from a previous court, defendant after wards coming to the Clerk of Courts and saying that he did not know the case was o...
CLAYTON v. CLYDE. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
CLAYTON v. CLYDE. The above match will be played on the Clayton recreation reserve this afternoon. Following will represent Clay ton:-Beard (2), Bennett, Carter, Cooper, Flynn, Hansen, Hanney. McGill, Murphy, O'Meara (2), Patterson (2), Richardson, Ryan, Watson. Emergencies :-Newport, Axton, Cove.
Mulgrave Shire Council [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Muigrave Shire Council The regular monthly meeting of the above was held on Thursday. Present-- rs McLorinan (presi dent), Jordan, Coleman, Stocks, Aurisch, Stewart, Forster, Wilson and Closter. FI (ANC. " The treasurer reported that cur rent rates had been collected dur ing the mouth amounting to £1706 5s, arrears ,41 7s, and dog registration fees £19 10s. This left a credit balance at the bankers of £813 12s 8d, as against .£607 19s 2d last year. Accounts were passed as follows :--General, £475 10s:loan No 6, f1991 16s 6d; Country Roads Board,E143 7s 6d. T'rH WAR. Messrs Jeffrey and Voweil in tervieved the council. Mr Vowles said a good many realised the se riousness of the situation through! the war. An enormous quantity of material was needed, and it was proposed to organise voluntary labor to make such articles as tent poles, pegs, splints, etc. The raw material was not expensive, and no difficulty was anticipated in o'taining it from the manufac turers. He had interviewed the ...
Football CLAYTON v. DANDENONG. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Football ----o-~-- CLAYTON v. DANDENONG. On Saturday last Clayton met Dandenong on the former's ground, and suffered defeat for the first time this season. During the first quarter there was rather a strong wind blowing; the visitors won the toss and got away well, making the most of the wind,which was blow ing straight along between the goals, and had the locals hard at work on the back line. The visitors were quick at getting away, and never hesitated when there was any chance of getting in touch with the ball.At the same time the locals were not idle, and had they not defended well the visitors' vigorous attacks would have resulted in double the score. Quarter-time Dandenong, 3 goals ' behind Clayton, 1 goal 1 behind The second term Clayton had the wind, and their supporters had every hope of seeing them well in the lead at half-time, but were doomed to disappointment, for, althoagh they had several shots, the result was anything but good ; the visitors were still attacking and d...
The War [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
The War Included in the list of killed at the Dardanelles is the name of Sergt. C. B. Hamilton, whose re latives reside at Murrumbeena. Private V. Stanton, 5th Battal lion, is reported wounded, and is a native of Stawell, but at the time of enlisting was residing with his brother, Mr E. Stanton, of Oak leigh. He was at one time a mem ber of A .ompany, Victorian Ran gers. In a recent letter he states that he was wounded in the foot, and is getting on well, and hopes to be back in the firing line again. Pte. M, Ajani (wounded) is the third son of Mr and Mrs Ajani, Glen WIaverley. He was born at Brunswick and-is 23 years of age, Hle worked in the Glen Waverley district as an orchardist. Corpl. C. W. Head, killed in action, was the younger son of C Colonel Head, of Melbourne, and a former resident of Oakleigh. For three years prior to enlisting with the first contingent he and his I brother, Mr E. Head, were manag ing their father's farm at Pastoria, t near Kyneton. He was 19 years of a...
Accident [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Accident A severe accident happened to an Oakleigh schoolboy, Willie Joyce, residing with his parents at Earlston road, Oakleigh West, on Friday midday, Ilth iust. It ap pears that with two other boys he got a lift on a lorry to school, and Vwhen opposite the school his com pinions jumped off, and Willie in following them slipped on the wet road and so-got under the wheel. He is progressing-slowly towards recovery. His injuries are cer tainly severe, the leg wound being a very bad one: the wheel passed over his shoulder- and elbow, and it seems that the edge of the wheel buried itself down between the shin-bone and the muscle of the calf of the leg. Dr Rid!ey was very prompt in comine when sent for, conveying the sufferer home in his car and at tending to his injuries. Miss Hor ner and other teachers effectually rendered First Aid before the doc tor's arrival, and were very atten tive and good to the lad. The parents desire to thank both them and the doctor.
Oakleigh Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
OakIeigh Mechanics' Institute. The monthly meeting of the committee of management was held on Tuesday evening, 8th inst. Present-Messrs Thomson (Presi dent, Stewart (treasurer), Berry (secretary), Harston, Knights, Nicoll, Corr, Heale, Wilmoth, Straede, Hatt, Easton and Dr. Birch. CORRESPONDENCZE. INFrom Oakleigh Branch, A.W. ±X.L., requesting use of lodge-room ee of charge for holding sewing meetings in aid of soldiers. Granted, on motion of Mr Straede, seconded by Mr Heale. From Mrs Green, thanking com mittee for reduced rental of hall for concert. From R. J. Ritchie, secretary Friendly Societies' Bazaar Com mittee, asking for rebate on charge for hall, £5 7s 6d-Resolved, after a lengthy debate, on:the motion of Messrs Harston and Corr that a rebate of £1 be granted. From secretary Oakleigh Brass Band, asking for donation.-Re solved on the motion of Messrs Knights and Heale, that reply be sent that the committee has no power to grant donations. REPORTS. The Librarian reported that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Business Notices. It will PaV You to shop Tel. 150 Oak. AT AT ? - The Old Esteblish~ed -?* Grocery9, Cofee9 and Tea Stores, Opposite Raimway Station EntrPance. Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans Ground to Order. . Dairy ProduceFresh Daily. Noted shop for Hams and Bacon. Sole Agent fo--VWacum Oil Cov'S. Perfection Stoves and Rlcom HeaQ rs. Established 179. FOR A a 3T TRY Chasw -URTDN TPLORD 419 Bourke=st, Mýlbora ne (Opposite Kirk's Bazaar) ...,,_.. ..... .... .......... 1~st Floor) j Fit, Style and Workmanship iGuaranteed Prices to Suit Everyone. Private "lona," Atherton Road, OaKleigh Suits to Suit Everyone. Open till 10 o'clock Friday Nights and 1 p.m. on Saturdays. ?- ?7?TAILOR AND MERCER. Portman Street, Oakleigh, also 8o SwanstonjStreet. ......... Melbourne ......... Sac Suits from 63/-, Fit and Style Guaranteed. Gentlemen's Mercery at less than City Prices. Ladies' Costumes a Specialty. TermslS Cas$). Suits to Suit E1veryone, THE JUNCTION HOTEL Facing the Railway Station, Oakleigh. ...
LOCAL & GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
611|11 Tittes Wth, which. ca ",ncororated " Trhe Q&* lL ar, d -r'.ve G arc'; }ial, Saturday, June 19, i915. LOCAL & GENERAL We have received a good sug gestion from Mr T. White, Mt Waverley, that the President of Mulgrave Shire and Mayor of Oak leigh should join in initiating a fund for providing souvenirs to the men who have volunteered for active service. Footwear at about ha!f usu nl prices at T. J. Watt's. Stock taking sale of sample and other lines in gent's boots in glace kid and box calf from 6/6. See these; they are surprising value. The Clayton Progress Associa tion holds Its annual meeting in the Tennis Hall, (not pavilion, as pre viously notified), on Wednesday evening next, 23rd inst. A Euchre Party and Dance will be held in the Mechanics' Hall on Tuesday evening, July 6, under the auspices of the Oakleigh Dis trict Brass Band. Tickets: Gent's 116, lady's 1/ The caretaker of the Mechanics' Institute, Mr J. C. Betts, has re ported to the local postmistress...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
T. L. tiewlon & Psrtners-T G. NEWTO5~ and W. SCOTT SANDILAiDS; AUCTIONEER. ..and, Financial and Insurance Farm and Property SaLesmen SWORN VALUATOR for the PARISH OF IULGRAVE. VALUATOR FOP. EOROUGH OF OAiLEIGH. Y.Toney t 3o Lvnd. Farm Properties. Houses and Laud for Sale on tasv Teins. Farmrs anti Villas To Let iu Oak:i;. h and District.. Send particulars of your Properties you wish to Sell or Let. Clients waiting. Head Office-Portman, streeet. t.ar itat :ou O .A-X L L ItG --T Branch Ofces at Broadway, t)akle;gb and clhen Wave.rley NOTE--Mr Sandlands can he cosuerte.d at his plivat- residence "Ivy Curt," 'Park Road, QOakleigh. after ofices hours leleplhoe 59, Oaklei4gh Telephone No. 19)? . -.lki, sh o ~'l S. I,.e Partners-W. G Robinson and C. J. Wi;kinson Auctioneer House, Land & Financial Agent Station Parade, Oakleigh Rents Collected Agent for Norwich Union Insurance Comn pany, Workers' Compensation and Live Stock Insurances. and London and rLancashire Insurance Co...
Victorian Fruitgrowers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh and Caulfield Times Mulgrave and Ferntree Gully Guardian — 19 June 1915
Victorian Fruitgrowers' Association. The Secretary (NIr J. B. Brewer reports as follows: At the monthly meeting of the Executive the average prices realised for the "Argyllshire" shipment were presented as under:- Plums. 195 bushels Grand Duke 19/01 152 ,, Lawfords 15/ 1199 ,, - Golden Drop 12/0k 841 ,, Various 12/6 Total 2387 bushels Average 12/91 Pears. 1039 bushels Williams 15/01 328 ,, Howell 13/10O 201 ,, D. Bossonch' 121/3 133 ,, Various 12/2 .1701 bushels Average 14/31 These totals represent the whole shipment. Wrapped plums aver aged,about 2/6 higher than uu wrapped. In later reports by M1r Tully he says:--"It is surprising the price they pay for fruit over here. In hundreds of shops pears 4d each. I have spoken to several who have bought our pears and plums and they are all well pleased with the way they turned cut. I saw Gol den Drop marked 8d per lb. A few Beaurre Bose sold yesterday at 20/- per case. If we had 8 to 10.,00) weekly, they are wanted. I saw the "Osterley" un...