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Christmas Hills. PRIZES AT THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Christmas Hills. -- ~ - PRIZES AT THE SHOW. (From a Correspondent.) It is with great pleasure we have to report that the Christmas Hills State School has been awarded three prizes at the Royal Agricultural Show. These comprise :--A first for vegetables, a' third for citron melons, and a third for beet. As the dry cultural methods were em ployed it is particularly gratifying to have secured these successes. What can be done in a small way can surely be done eon a larger scale, and the success of the school should be an incentive to the whole district to endeavour to produce more vegetables both for its own use and for sale. Christmas Hills is a potential market garden area for the City of Melbourne, but more must. be. done to test its productive capacity. The Progress Association is taking the matter in hand, and the hearty co-operation of its members along systematic and scientific lines is certain to lead to favorable re suilts. The Progress Association de sire to compliment the he...
Panton Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
"Panton Hill. S(Fo:roOui','Owjh. Correspondent.) On Friday evening an entertain nibmnt was giveii at Panton Hill by the local minstrel troupe. in aid of the hail funds. I-n anticipation of an evening's excellent amusement a -numerous. audience assembled and thoroughly enjoyed the efforts of the gentlemen of Ethiopian hue. In the mental condition of "niggers" there seem to be two outstanding features -melancholy and caprice. These conditiois were illustrated by' the twd classes:: ofitems which mainly constituted the programme -the old plantation melodies and 'the' comic songs. The local jokes and gags iwere 'very amusing and were/highly enjoyed by those who'were the sub jects of the darkies' wit as well as by the geneial audience. Suiiring'the evening the "Niggers" i presented to. -Miss -Alma Goodwin a sligiht token of esteem. 'Miss Good win, his been a splendid accompanist for `the troupe. The concert was followed-by a well-attended dance.
Memorial Service. AT PANTON HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
AT PANTON JILL. Captain Howard' Tripp, 6fTPan ton:Hills, died after a painfulllillness at the "Caulfield Military Hospital and the funeral took place on.Mon day, 3rd September. The coffin, covered with the Union Jack, was conveyed to the Melbourne General Cemetery. It was a very striking token of respect that .along -St. Kilda-road and to the gates of the cemetery, ex-soldiers, policemen and tram officials stood to the salute' as the cortege passed them while every civilian silently raised his hat. The service was conducted by Rev. E. Selwyn Chase, vicar of St. Matt hew's Church, Panton Hill, and on. Sunday, 16th inst, a memorial ser vice was held in this church. There was a crowded congregation and the service commenced with the "Dead March in Saul," played by the church organist. Then followed the hymn, "Rock of Ages," the form of service for church parades being us ed by the vicar and worshippers. Hymns, "Nearer My God to Thee," "Now the Labourer's task is o'er," and " Abide with...
Road and Rail Traffic A PROBLEM. (Mr Mernda.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Road acid?=Rail -Traf ?-: A PROBLEMM. a s (Mr Mernda.) In continuation of my former article, I wish now to deal with the t problem of the fares and freights on d our railways, taken in conjunction with the necessities of the public in a connection therewith, and in doing so I wish to preface my remarks d with this statement, viz,--That ther -t proposed taking over and nationaliz- b 4lng the main arterial roads of the n State is not going to settle the pro blem. As one of the oldest council lors in the State, and as the first g municipal representative to urge the a nationalization of the main roads, ti which I did in the Melbourne Town Hall at the first conference after the ' abolition of the toll gates, and I was supported by Mr. McKiehan, of the V Mount Rouse shire ; Mr. Benson, a c Melbourne representative ; Mr. Fitz a Gibbon, town clerk of Melbourne ; Mr Wingrove, secretary and engineer of the Eltham shire ; and numerous others. Cr. Ellingworth, of Box : Hill, was in the chair; ...
Steel's Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Steel's Creek. (From Our. Own Correspondent.) - The Steel's Creek" tennis club held :their annual meeting on September 18, -when there was a good attend ance.-ý The- balance-sheet showed a credit of a few shillings, after paying off the court in 21 years, and they can prouadly say it is one. of the best in the district. The following offi cers were elected:-President, Mr W. Hubbard (re-elected) ; vice-pre sidents, Messrs P. F. Downer and J. W. Lawrey; patrons, Mrs J. T. Bell, Miss D. Bell, Mr T. J. Allen, and Cr. C. H. Bath ; committee, Mrs Downer, Mrs L. McKenzie, Misses M. Hub bard, D. Hubbard and M. Allen, Messrs W. D. Hunt, W., J., and A. Lawrey; captain, Mr W. Lawrey; delegates, Messrs A. Lawrey and L. McKenzie ; treasurer, Mr W. Law rey; secretary, Mr E. A. Cary. It was decided to hold sports on New Year's Day, for which Mr R. Hubbard was appointed secretary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
- OR SALE.-A limited number of Pure L- bred R.I.R. arid Black Orpington first year Hens in full lay, at reasonable prices.-Mrs A. W. BIGGS, Panton Hill. Saturday, October 6. PANTON HILL HALL. A Grand Concert By City Artists, Mr Sangster (the well known Entertainer) and others, in aid of the Panton Hill Tennis Club Funds. Admission is 6d. Dance to follow. C. CLEAVE, Ho,. Sec. impouncings. Y"AN YEAN.-Impounded at Yan Yoan Pound 1 Bay Horse, aged, sarldle mark, one white hind foot. If not claimed and expenses paid to be sold on October 3rd, 19.3. A. V. WOOD, 5s. Poundkeeper. Tenders. THE Queenstown Cricket Club invites tenders from owners of motor ve hicles for the conveyance of players for the forthcoming season. Tenders close on SATURDAY, October 6, with K. and L. O'BRIEN, Secretaries. Telephones-760 Centril. 627 Asco . McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and Solicitors, 465 COLLINS E4T., Melbourne. M R. FRANKIMcNAB, L.LM. visits Royal Mlail Hotel, WHIT TLESEA. from 3 p.m. to 7.30 p.m....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
.. WA 1TT1ED- All Classes of Properties in this ,District - i 'FO.R -s A-L E' Owing to heavy. Sales in this District we have seriously depleted our lists. • Expert Property and Furniture Salesmen, Insurance Brokers. MONEY TO LEND. --- iWe Advertise at Our Own Expense. -- ONLY ADDRESS: J, mVIORTON & 00., Established 187I. iO0 Auburn Road,i AUBURN. TELEPHONE HAWTHORN 393. R'EGISTERED AGENTS. Or at " FERNSIDE," FLAT ROCK ROAD, HURSTBRIDGE (at this address week-ends only.) Heidelberg Saw, Moulding .and.. Planing. Mills Bureu',dy St,,eet Heidelber., and at C'orner of Peel and C.tpel. Streets, West Melbourne. Telehphone 24 Heidelhbrg Ex. General and Builders' Irounmongery, Glass, Paint, Paperha. ,tings, etc. Joinery a Specialty. Quick Despatch by Rail or Road Baltic Timbers Reduced This Monih. Write or Call for Quotations. C. ROUGH,'Propr ietor. Northoote Furniture Coy. -54 -HIGH ý STREE T, NORTIIOOTE CORNER WEST'GARTH bTREET. Country Clients can _et off at \V-eastgth Station (Thr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRID GE. A. D. NICHOLSON SISES to informl the Residents of the District that he has purchased the above Business from Mr. C. W. Col- . lard.. and has Full Stcks of Griocery,. Irnnionery, Crckery,.-:: ::Drafi~jry, Clothin;: Eic. "VW :spetialie eiii Sir to Masnre. Satis '. faction Guaranteed. Large Range of-S.,tnpl! s r." Choose from. We have engaged the services of one of the leading sa'eswomiun from Myers', Melnonrue, to take charge of th- Drapery Deparrtment, and Prices will he am near the City as possihle. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND OLT DRINKS, AFTERNOON TEAS, CIGARETTES. BURNLEY ALE ALWAYS ON HAND. Brown Bread and Small Goods a Speciality. Socials and Picnic Parrt.irs Catered for. -r S"Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. H' HURSTBRIDGOE. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DORSET HOUSE ýIUR.sTBRIDGrE. -0 G OOD ACCOMMODATION. Picnic Parti.". Specially Oatered for. Best Bra.ids of WINES Stocked. BILLI...
The Show Luncheon. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
The Show Luncheon, (By one who was there.) Having the honor of an invitation to the official luncheon of the Royal Agricultural Society on the 21st, I accepted it with pleasure. The popular president (Col. C. E. Mer ritt) presided, and proposed the toast of " The King," a fine band playing the National Anthem. In proposing "The Lieutenant Gover nor " (Sir William Irvine) the Pre sident spoke of his ability as a statesman and as one who for years represented a farming community. In coupling the name of Lady Irvine with that of the Lieutentant-Gover nor,he said she was ever ready to help the women on the land, and some time ago pressed for better times for them. Sir William, in replying, said he took a great interest in farming pur suits for 25 years while in Parlia ment. While feeling honored to ad dress one of the m'ost representative gatherings held in Australia, and, es chewing politics, he would like to sound a warning note to all. For tunately they were not troubled with earthqu...
NORTH RIDING FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
NORTH RIDING 'FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,- Some two months ago' Cr. Campbell broke out in a totally un provoked attack on me in a foolish letter in your paper in which, after laboriously quoting figures which were "stale," he ended up with the gross absurdity that next year, even with a 2/6 rate, we should have only £143 for works (see letter of July 20th.) His words were: "I would like to state how the present rate of 2/6 pans out. If the overdraft is paid off, as it should be, the result is a balance for works of £143." Verily the mountains laboured and brought forth a mouse (as the Romans would say !) In my reply (see letter of August 17th) I pointed out that instead of £143 we would have about £2000 for road work, and in his lat est attack Cr. Campbell says: "That is most likely true," evidently forget ting his absurdity about £143, and proving that it is not Cr. Hewitt who is unreliable in matters concerning the finances of the Shire. Again Cr. Campbell says ...
Whittlesea District Exhibit. FIRST AT THE ROYAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Whittlesea District Exhibit. FIRST AT THE ROYAL SHOW. The people of the Whittlesea dis- trict are a self-contained people, and if anything should go wrong with the working of the wheels of commerce they would be the last to suffer. The notable exhibit of the Agricultural Society, which has gained first prize for the sixth year in succession, is striking evidence of it, and it is not only the staging that arrests the at- tention of visitors, but the variety of exhibits from the farm and the home. For about 20 years Whittle- sea had a keen competitor in Bac- chus Marsh, but the latter, unfor- tunately, did not, show this year, Sale being the only other district to make a display. Out of a maximum total of 1000 points, Whittlesea se- cured 865, and Sale 709. On points Whittlesea is a little better than last year, when it secured 856 points. A very effective sign was the "Whittlesea," in apples, designed and made by the Rev. J. Raff, Pres- byterian minister of Whittlesea, while a model ...
Correspondence. MONTMORENCY ROADS. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
Correspondence. MONTMORENCY ROADS. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-I have perused with interest the letter of Mr Nicholson appearing in your issue. of 23rd inst re roads at Montmorency. As the matter has been opened by him I am at liberty to give a co'r'ect statement of the position.. As chairman of the Montmorency R.S. Trust, I had amongst other duties to interview the railways Commissioners. At an interview the Chairman clearly indicated that the station was in-u tended to serve the whole district, and not a favored few. Certainly the Department only asked for one road on each side of the line to be guaranteed by the council, but Mr. Clapp insisted that the landowners should provide reasonable access to the station in addition to the roads -lready mentioned. As an example Mr. Clapp pointed to a position on the map indicating the corner of Mountain View-road and .Sher bourne-road, and asked how a pas senger- was to reach the station from there. I promised that a road would be ...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 28, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
THE Cr7ltiatM1 mid h4ittl esea Shiret 'y atie iser AND jiI lnalt t Lrcelr ll ? Ic Jv~ cfte Published Ever, P?rilay . Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 28, 1923. Local and General. On page 4 will be found a report of the Hurstbridge progress society and an article on Road and Rail Traffic. Tenders are called for several con tracts for the Whittlesea council. Mr Albert A. Haynes will hold his fortnightly Greensborough market on Monday next. At the Pantou Hill tennis club concert, to be held on October 6, Mr Sangster, the well-known entertain er, will be one of the performers. Mr C. Jessop (in conjunction with Mr A. A. Haynes) will hold a clear ing sale to-morrow (Saturday) at 3, at Henry street, Greensbosough, of furniture, horse and jinker, villa, 14 building allotments, and a large shed, all for genu;ne sale, as the owner is leaving the State. A correspondent writes as follows : -I hear that there is an organisa tion of "advanced thought" at Christ mas Hills, whose members have re ce...
At the Melbourne Show. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 September 1923
At the Melbourne Show. (By Kookaburra,) Of course I went to the show; near- ly everybody does. I got there just after 8 on Thursday morning, and went straight to see how the Whittlesea folk were getting on with their district exhibit. The same ones were there pegging away, and it's a pretty seri- ous matter to put up a district exhibit. Bacchus Marsh and Wagga pulled out this year, and Sale put up a very de- cent show, but couldn't get within coo-ee-of the old uns, who beat them by 156 points — greatest win on record. Mooching around I picked up a paper, and almost the first item of news I read was that milk was to drop twopence a gallon, which is another concession by the Country Party to the consumers. I saw a very humorous incident in the pony judging ring. There were two in a class, one just about the height and one little fellow. The judge walked around the little chap, when he up and gave him a hard kick just below the end of his coat, and in due course the pony got second pri...
Fruit Crowlng in Australia. SALIENT FACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 October 1923
Fruit Growing in Australia. SALIENT FACTS. BY W. H. EVERARD, M.L.A. (From "Inter--Ocean," Java.) The proprietors of the "Inter Ocean," a Dutch East Indian magaz ine, wrote to the member for Evelyn for his opinion on fruit growing in Australia, and, in a few lines on its contributors, says : "W. H. Everard, M.L.A., is recognis ed throughout the Commonwealth as the Parliamentary authority. upon the Australian fruitgrowing in dustry ; and a vigorous and active exponent of the overseas marketing. policy. His views upon production and marketing are thus of compel ling moment, and worthy of studied attention." FRUITGROWING COUNTRY. Australia is pre - eminently, a. fruit-growing country (says Mr. Everard), and there is no portion of the world better adapted by rea son of its climatic conditions for the production of fruit of the highest quality and marketable excellence. This; has been repeatedly recognised by travellers from all parts of the globe, who, speaking with a wide ex pert knowle...
Tomato Plants. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 October 1923
Tomato Plants. ALLWOOD 9d per dozen INDOMITABLE 4e per 100 LBICESTERFIELD 68 6d per tray MIcADno 30s per 1000 BuIWOOD W. 6d per dozen CHALKs E. J. 3s per 100 EARLIANA 51 6d per tray OBANGx PROLIFIC c 25s per 1000 These plants are raised from my own carefully selected seed. Reduction will be made for customers supplying own seeds.
Queenstown v. Christmas Hills. Christmas Hills. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 October 1923
Queenstown v. Christmas Hills. Christmas Hills. W.Meadows. c J.Watts, b Marriott 1 G. Howard, e A. Luckman, b Watts 2 J. Davis. b Watts .... ... ... 12 -. Saville, run out ...· ... . .. 1 E. Muir, c K. O'Brien,,ib Marriott 13 . A. Still, b Marriott ... ... 5 T. Young, c J. Fitch. "b Marriott... 2 A. Love, b J. Healey ... ... 1 H. Carpenter, not out . ... ... O0 Byes ... .... ... ... 6 43 Bowling.-Marriott, 4 for 20; J. Watts, 2 for 13 ; J. Healey, 1 for 4. Queenstown. W. Marriott (inc. 8 fours), not out 64 L. O'Brien (inc. 8 fours), not out 48 Byes ... ... ... .... 16 Total for no wickets 128 Two Eltham shire representatives (Councillors Smedley and Bath, of the East riding), having "come of age" by serving the ratepayers for 21 years, was commented upon at Monday's council meeting, and the President (Cr. Campbell) said he would refer to their splendid ser vices at next meeting.
CRICKET. Hurstbridge v. Kangaroo Ground. Kangaroo Ground. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 October 1923
CRICKET. Hurstbridge v. Kangaroo Ground. Kangaroo Ground. R.Norman, cA. J: Vers6, b Gilding 19 P. McMahon, b C. Wilson ... A. Groube, b Wilson ... 2 E. Day, b A. J. Verso ... ... 2 G- Johnston, b Gilding .. 0 A. Cassell, b Wilson . ... ... 1 W. Norman, b Wilson . ...... 0 O. Lacey, not out i.. . ... 10 M. O,Day, b Wilson ... 10 W. Lawrence, e. b Gilding ... ... 1 D. Lacey, b Wilson ... ... 3 50 Bowling.-C. Wilson, 6 for 22; A. J. Verso, 1 for 19 ; G. Gilding, 3 for 10. Hurstbridgo. L. Leonard, b R. Norman ...... 18 A. F. Verso, b W. Norman .... 50 D.Shanhun,c O.Lacey,b W.Norman 18 A. J. Verso, run out ... 9' C. Wilson (inc. 5 fours) run out ... 30 J. Moore, not out ... ... ... 19 Sundries ... .. ... 1 Four wickets for 145