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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
MARRIAGE. BENSON--WADDELL.—On the 29th &nbsp; &nbsp; June, at the residence of the bride's par- ent, "The Hall," Mernda, by the Rev. D. Bruce, Richard F. Benson, second eldest &nbsp; son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Benson, of Mern- da, to Tottie, youngest daughter of Mrs. and the late James Waddell (formerly &nbsp; of Creswick). &nbsp; DEATH. HALEY.—On the 16th July, at 138 &nbsp; Roden Street, West Melbourne, Mrs. Mary Haley, late of Upper Diamond Creek, relict of the late John Haley, beloved mother of Mrs. Foggie, Mrs. &nbsp; Webb, Mrs. J. Dennis, Mrs. P. Jones, &nbsp; Mrs. L. Wales, Jack, Henry, George, Alf, Frank, & Carrie. Aged 63 years. In Memoriam. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; O'DAY.—In fond and loving memory of &nbsp; our dear son and brother, No. 1737, Pte. William John O'Day, 59th Battalion (previouslyreported missing 19th July, 1916) in the battle of Fromelles, much loved...
"MISSING." CORPORAL D. SUTHERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 July 1918
"MISSING." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CORPORAL D. SUTHERLAND. Mrs W. Sutherland, of Arthur's Creek, is in receipt of the following letters, from which it appears that her son is in all probability a prisoner in Germany :— 24th Aust. Machine Gun Coy. DearMrs. Sutherland, — I regret to have to inform you that your son is reported missing in action. You will, no doubt, be inormed by the Military Authorities, but as his Company Commander, I think that perhaps you would like to hear how he became missing. Your son was one of a Gun Team in the area near Dernancourt, which the Hun attacked so heavily on the 5th ins. The only news which I can get of &nbsp; your son and his mates is that their guns were heard firing for some considerable time while the Boche was attacking, but absolutely no anthentic news can be obtained as to whether they were killed or taken prisoners of war. The latter is quite possible, in fact, likely, because the Hun, &n...
BOON TO HOUSEWIVES; [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
BOON TO HOUBICWIVIBs One of the new inveotiona for the: ecmfe-- t aa,? pleasure of the Americana housekeeper is the small, compact. dish-washing machine, which may be, tucked away in one corner of the: kitchen. It is a cylindrial' affair, with racks: and-baekets for dishes and silverware. ehich are easily removed. All that. the housekeeper has to do is to scrap the left food, place dishes in the hot. water, and set.the machine to work. It i. ras.n-by electricity, and can be attached anywhere. It may also be: connected with the hot water system., of the house and with the waste pipe.. This machino is. much like those sand in hotels, but it is of small. enough size to be used in the average. home. Moreover, it is not a costly time-saver, being inexpensive to op erate..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
Melbourne Residents testify to the value of Clements Tonic Asserting that it is one of the very best of Nerve and Blood Medicines. , - 99 Sydaty Road, Brunswltek CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. dibRurne,S/O/14 "1 have no hesitation in bearing testimony to the great value of Clement. Tonic. I have proved it to be a real good medicine. It- is three years since I was very ill with nervous breakdown. My head used to ache, my appetite was poor,.and my rest was very broken, as a matter of fact L was far from being in my usual robust health. I consider I was 'fortunate in having Clements Tonic recommended to me for it was iust the medicine I required. I.took three bottlesof it and have retained good health ever since.. (Signed) Mrs. F. THOMAS. 102 Sydney Road, Brunswick, Melboura?, 531916 CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.. " Clements (Tonic was the means by which I could take up my business again after having to retire for five months through ill-health. The time I was speaking of was years ago. I was rostrated wit...
YARRA GLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
YAnnRA; GLEN. (PRoM OUR .OWN OORRESONDENT.) ". . . ' The effort by the Yorra Gloa school in response to the appeal onl behalf of the British Australian Red Cross was delayed by variots ciromstances. At blth.Ttirrawarra and the Glen sports g.therings were held, and the Head teoucher promised that ho would supple. loent those, successful Iafiirs at-a later date by a school concert. The concert was held in the Victoria Hall last Fridlaynight, and proved very. success ful. Despite a spell of tihe stormiesl and wettest weather of.the year the chiltldren stock gamely to their practise Not even flooded roads could keeIp themrn from school. The night was clear and moonlight, and- well up to time the dressing rooma were crowded with lively, hildrooneager to perforni thoir oarts, and .the Ihall with their 'expect.nst oldeers, who had not. seen a school concert locally far severtl years, and who were keen to know how the youtgstersawould acqcuit thermselve. A ooed amount of tickets had' been s...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. A TEST OF FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES., A T13ST OF FAITH. Although the Kung had r-enI.ly to tap fifty tons of molten metal in Scotland, he had not to face an. srdeal like the one to which his father when Prince of Wales, and a pupil of Lyon, afterwards Lord Playfair, was chlnbllged. "Have you faith in the asience ?" asked the tutor to his Royal pupil. "Certaily," repliel Ithe. Prince. Playlalr washed the youtu's hand and wrist with ammonia. "Will you now place your hand in this caul dron .and ladle out a portion of boil ing load ?" "Are you soribus ?" the Prince asked. Being answered in the affirmative, he plunged his hand in,. and ladled out the white-hot metal unscathod
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
61tham And Whittictf~Cocr O Aim aIvcrtitci AND) gfit trot Omit valley IaU ~duocrtc Publixhwd Ever2 Friday Alorutiunq PI UDAY', JULrY so, 1018, It ii 'umourod liht Air' Jueoph Hinliurd II Iileuly to otCer hirnluif tro i undicitu for the South Rtiding auennoy (iItIuun Sioru) in August. %VooI,' Ureit t'oppurlu lt Oure, Is ill and u. ud. Oo I'uni.ntlnOrts would grontly saHiet II Ily onidiug ii their nnUll'hltiiofls Seº ory in the weuk nas punibia The Quoonatown Sta arranged to hold a cotcuSct sool gifts on boloalf of the telo sad le Fund on the 13th Seoptcm lb ri n The WVhittlcsea stock market il held on Thursday next , $ ill uctioneers: ssrs Hrbrt lanoson and Co. h On Monday next, g9th inst., I Biaillieu Allard Pyt, Ltd. will h sale of magnificent modet cn at "Aucholzie," Heidelbcrgnit Heidelberg. See advt. The Victodrian Railways, b tisement in this issue, invite for the supply-of one tousand't? firewood its. cont0ratt of "td tse zoo. tons, not It Messrs; J. A. BJrns and Toolamba, not...
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
Social Notes. BY THELMA.. On Sandaynexta large numb ofreturnedsoldierswill be:ente tained at Warrandyte by theloc Patriotic Committee.. A. HIortfcultural Class-ihs bea formed. at. the. Mont Park H pital,. and: soldiers interestedi this work. have already she that this class. is proving,agr success . A large and reprosentati· gathering, of the Metropolit Fruitgrowers.was held at the rooms in. CollinsStreeton the18 inst. Cr. Jos. Jordan, J.P. (Mu grave),.oooupied the chair, a as most of those present marks their fruit in. open cases, it w resolved to-form: an. "OpenCa Association." At the above meeting a hear, vote of thanks was enthusiast cally, recorded to "Mr. Everar M.L,A., for the splendid work has done in the interests of tl fruitgrowers in general and t Metropolitan growers. in parti 'ular. Mrs. Irish, of " Grandview Kangaroo Ground, has been ont ally notified that her son, Troop Victor 0. Irish, was killed action in Palestine on the 14 inst. Trooper Irish had. seen months serv...
PRUNING COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
PRUNING COMPETITION. Under th, .uspices of the Yarra Glen Agricultural and Horticultural Society a pruning competition was held on Saturday afternoon last, 20:h, inst., in the orchard of Mr Olarkaon, of Dixon's Creek. The weather condi. tions being perfect quite a number of people wavg present, including a good manny ladies. Mr Ilatlield, of Box Hill, and Mr T. Russell, of the Reli ance Nurseries, Kinglaok, acted as judges. gach competitor hod to prune four apple trees and one pear tree. Thi winner turned up in Albert Law. rey souring 99 points, A. Hubbard being second with 94) points, and W. Parkington third wthl 93 points, 0. Morris 91 points, W. llubht'rd 91 points, and E. Oary, 89 points also competed. The judging being cote pleted, and the afternoon getting late, a more was 'mude to Mr Olarksoun's residence, whore refreshments were set out for all present, and the tables were waited on by thIe ldies. The refreshments were kindly provided by by the ladies, who brought baskets. M...
NOTHING SERIOUS. A TOUGH MORSEL. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
NOTHING SERIOUS. ----4+-- A TOUGHI MOlSEL. Jerry Dooln,' reaching his homt late one night, found' his wife- had gone to bed and lett no light burning. "Have ye anything for supper, Pid dy, an' can I 'ie' a light, darlin' ?" fonqdred be. "Sorra a bht av candle have I got" she said, "but the one in the ginger beer bottle, land that's burnt out. But there's a basin of hot broth ola the table for yoz, tho' I e'pose it's c6old by now ; but surely ye can aft broth in the dark 7" Jerry fumblloe about in the darn',, and finding a basin and a spoon, he soon "fell to." Jerry was not a sil eat fleder, but he gurgled and splut tered so much . over is supper that, Biddy asked what was the "nmatth:r" "Bqiabers I Biddy," replied her spouse, "this cabbitch is tough as an owld bridleI " - "There's no cabbitch in it," she said. "But I've just swallowed it," said he, "an' it nearly ehtrangled nie." "Thon, lad cess to ye, Jerry Dool an, for a blundering owld idjat," said che "for ye've taken the starch...
KINGLAKE TRAMWAY DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
KINGLAKE TRAMWAY DISPUTE. In connection with a dispute which ias arisen between some of the resi dents of Kinglake and the Kinglake Sawmills Coy. regarding the use of the Kinglake-Whittlesea tram line, a conference of representatives of the Yea, Whittlesean and Eltham Councils was held in Melbourne on Friday last, 19th inst. Mr. L, W. Clarke, Presi dent of the Shire of Whittlesea, occu pied the chair.- The following resolu tions were carried : Proposed by Cr. Mitchell (Whittle Ssee),lhecoded by Cr.MeAlpin(Yea),and supported by Cr. Mann (Eltham), that t. he discussion be limited to the repre sentatives of the Municipalities of Yea, Eltham, and Whittlesea. All other persons left the place of meeting. Proposed by Cr. Mitchell, seconded by Cr. Lawrence (Yea), that the ac clusion of the Kinglake representatives sand the Kinglako. Saw Mills Coy. from the meeting be noted. Proposed by Cr. Comfoot (Whittle sea), seconded by Cr. Lawrence, that the lawful Assignees of the agreement dated 12th...
GERMAN SUBSTITUTE FOR WOOL AND COTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
GERMAN SUDB0TITUTJE FOR WOOLVO - AND COTTON. Spinnera and weavers of Germana, claim that they lRave found in their own co':ntry an ineclw·sive and sat rflactory aubatitute for cotton, wool,, and Jute-products which can now hbe o',tained only at great difficulty be cause of tho war.. The plant is called the typha and it is a sort of cat-tail Ltht grows extensively in marshes.. This year's crop is etimnatod at beo tweeu 1,000,000 and 0,000,000 tons. The yield of the flnihaod product is ,0. per cent of the raw product. It is mid that ?nmples of cloth made "10?1 this materiol shows that it is. oitai'le for making a large vaieoty of ftl'ri-^. I e.ding Oerman march- :nt.s. spinner.', and ankers have sub ,Lriibed capital for the manufaeture ofe .lhie nLw cloth. They call attention., to the fact that Nalplenn's enmlargo* -*x I?0a"LIU reTulted Iln dovelopinl g th ir great bet. sR:Lnr inllLtry, andi pIrdict ah't a ltinlar dovelopment will ho :nadli In the cloth indtnmtry. Thie o0ne v olnt in ...
STRATHEWEN. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
fSTRATH EW EN, The monthly meeting of the Strath. ewen Progress Association was:hold on Saturday last. This meeting had eeon set aside for a Indies night, and was very largely attended; those present including friends from King. lake and Arthur's Creek. Tho Prodi. dent of the Association (Mr. G. E. lrain) presided, and in a few well chosen words welcomed theovisitors. The urgent business was briefly fleai? with, and about 9.30 the floor was cleared andl dancing commenced. A goam of musical arms was the cause of mucllh amusement and was keenly con tested. The winner, a Kinglake visitor, proudly carried off her " man" amid many cheers. Songs by ?r. G. triflk and Master Paterson, and a recltation by Miss MI llrainl were ably rendered and well worthy the high 'apreination nccorded them. AIr. R. Al'Kl(inhlo, Bliss 0. Aptod, and 1 lMss hi. Ulddle werea roesponsiblo for the excellent and ulp-to"llato dance tmoslo supplied. Towards midnight supper wil tupplied in the usual libhurl ltrtalhew...
MERNDA GIRLS' MISSION BAND. ANNUAL VISIT TO THE SUTHERLAND HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
MERlNDA' GIRLS' MISSION BAND. ANNUAL VISIT TO T5E SUTIIER. LAND IIO.IE. (Br ONE OF T- e VIsro.e ) The -yearly visit \to the Diamond Oreek Suthoerland Home of the Mernda Girls' Mission Band. toonk place on Saturday, July 13th. The party con esated 'of Afrs Greabill" Missoe Jolts. stone, J. A. Johnstone, E. Robertsbn (Eden Park), Ethel Johnston, Kitty Smith, Ruth Smith, Fio. Smith, Hilda Smith, AlM.Bruce, hlr/ Leslio Smith and R-v. D; Bruce, also a lady visitor froni Melbourne. !Had the weather not been aso hoisterous, no doubt a much larger numntber would have bLeen present, Tile outing Was thoroatihly enjoyable. Some of the party reaclhed the Honmu early, iald, .lIhvinleg rought their eatables, had lunch. Tlht rest'of the party partook of afternoon tea; The Home, which is situated within walking distance of Diamond Creek township, is ano ideall property for the purpose of affording a comfortable housme for poor anttd neglected children. It is' the generous gilt of tihe Ini Miss Aloe...
PRESS GANG AT CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
PIRESS GANG AT OHURCII. The cursory examination which re cruits allege they 5eceived in the very early days of the war were far great- ar tests of cndurate and- stamina. than the recruits of fifty years ago,. was wont to receive. In those days, if a man could count all his limbs and had sufficient teeth.to onable him to crunch the hard Army biscuits and salt becf, or .bite off the end of a-. cartridge before putting it into the old Brown Bees, he was certain to be accepted. In early times. hewever, there was: no pretence at medical examination. at all. When, Queen Elihabeth resolv ed to nasslr in raising the seigs of Calaie in 1596, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London received instrnec- tions to raise a thousand men for Per vice, and on Easter Sunday they pro- cceded to several Churchrs.witih their constables stationed at the doors, and.. selected from the congregations tho. number of men required. Without a. medical examination they were oquip ped and sent to Dover.
AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS. CONCERT BY BUNDOORA SCHOOL CHILDREN. A GRATIFYING SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
AIUSTRIALIAN RED OROSS, ONE "------- CONCERT BY BUNDOORA SCHIOOL CIIILDREN, A GRATIFYING SUccESS. A most successful concert and Dutch auction for the Australian Red Ooss, by the scholars of tle Banduura State School, took place on Saturday niigh, 20.h July; in the 8outhl MIrang Unity Hall, which was given free of cost by the managemeot, Mr Willilam Biock, J.P., Chairnman of the School OJua mitteen made a firat-class chairman. Thler "cholars acquitted thllemselves admirably,' and their performancu reflected thn greatest credit on M'iss Lizzig Cluments and the Head Mnaster (Mir Harding), who weore teaponAibl for their training. Miss Lily Clements, who is a pupil onL,Mr Frank Sharp, made a mrost. eficient acornlianist. At the termination of tioleconcert about 20 articles, ranging from a poddy calf (the gift- of DMr Mtrk Olements) to cakes in galore, and boxes of sweets, were put up for auotion by Mr William Brook and realised satisfactory figures, Mr Wyott and Miss Ethel Wyatt expediti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
A i.stieal i Expeditionary: Forces : i?Ricruits Wanted VrVjII 'ii VS rtlYstCAl.LY' IT l \V.W NTl 0 r\ I ISIin 4yVnri. A 18, ,, i,, . . _ ,ern . Mlinimum heiliht, 5 feet 2 inches. Chest meanluretntco , 33 Incthe:. Persons tietirinc to eoliit 'shouhl noplry at the nearest. Town loll, Shire IHall, Drill Hilll, or Itecrritin. D;Tnt. where narranem nlto will be laode for Ine llel exn minttion. I)erlaIntwI1 are ei.rnldereI daiallle" will be Lrantcl free Railway tickets to tlhe Metropolis for final medical examnloilon nol enlilnistient. .RA'I'S OF' PAY PER IIAY. Prior to On nol, from rdte of emlmrketlon embarklhion. (incluling deferred pay). L.ieutenant 15i ... ... ... ... 2is Her?nrnt ... tl0s ....... ...... 10t 01 Cirural... s ..... ... 10 Private ... s .... . .. .. . rSEPARtfION ALLOWANOE . - Sreparltion nllowance will tt i nl to mrarried men who nre .receivrln lessltan :8' per tiny.bltot inllei alnvwance will lilt exceed the onoaunt necerssry to mak up the diffllrence betwveen thilr t ...
AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATION SCHEME. Speech by The Hon. E. D. MILLEN (Minister for Repatriation), delivered in the Senate, 2nd May, 1918. (Continued from last issue). [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
;AUSTRALIAN "-REPATRIATION SOHEME, spcech by The Hon. E. D. MILLo-n plinister for Repatriation), delivered in the Senate, and May, 1918. (Continued from last issue,). I trust, however, that .no 'oin ill form the ide, a tht.,any:r rsttlctiojl.q iolosed will he applied in any arbitrary toner. This, of conurse, will le do. vrjined by heo syrmpathetic, or non. nnipathetic, administration, which Vomcecds from head quarters itself, oand pr which Parhtameat lhas cnomplete ;antrol. The policy will be to denl. ri:lh tihn men as generously inda n s - jnupntlheically o possiblde,'and wli?i: _vpr it nmy be necessary to tiaks ny icion, it will be in tho interests of the. tidier himself. Sustenancu Rates. With ,seard to the rates of ousten ttce, these have been 'fixedl as equit. ,lIy s possible. For a soldier without pendt+, thei weekly sustenance nr;., will represent an income of £22; F?e, li soldier will a wife, the -k'y inei..i en, miiied will be £2 S2-; ftin i soldier with ia wife and. one bi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
In Memoriam. &nbsp; SMITH.-In loving memory of our beloved mother, grandma, and great grandma, Eliza Smith, who passed peacefully away July 24, 1911, at St. Andrew's P.O., Queenstown. Aged 74 years and 5 months. Christ my all. Mother's gone to be with Jesus, And she wants us all to come, And we often think we see her Waiting for us one by one. Sadly missed. -Inserted by her affectionate family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Bereavement Notice. &nbsp; WHITE.--Mr. White and Family &nbsp; desire to sincerely THANK their &nbsp; relatives and many friends for visits, letters, telegrams, cards, floral tributes, and ex- pressions of sympathy during their recent sad bereavement. Gardon Hill, Kangaroo Ground.
SAM BROWNE BELT. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
SAM BROWNS BELT;: Wellington and Blucher gave tfloA names to boote, Lord Cerdlganm off Balaclava fame in commemoracedl 634 the waist-coat, Wolsley by an offiaersw. valfeie, and Gladstone by a bag; witbh all of which inventions none of therm bud!patrie?lar personal concern. The Sam Browne belt, which beceamee important after the Boer War, and had taught the folly of a certain parade-ground notion of making an officer unduly consplcuons, has now tecome oniversal. It was the out come of many yearn patient thought on the part of General Sir Samuel Browno, V.C., who was born in India in 1521, and did notable service there both' before and after the mutiny. Sam Browne Bahader was idolized by the 2nd Punjah Cavalry, which ha raised and commanded for flftoeer years.