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SUPERSTITIONS ABOUT BABIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
SUPERSTITIONS ABOUT IDAI1~iS. Son8s very curious superstitions pre rail in parts of Cumberland and then Wevtmorlands in regard to babies. When an infant is taken to a houses other than its birthplace, it is the orthodox thing on the first visit for (be botl.ese to present the enfant witip. silver, salt,. and an- egg-tbhe various. gifts, no, doubt,. repremonting woalth, health and plenty of food.. Parents: are averse,. Ii soverall children are brought to the font., to have the girlschristened before the boys, for. the idea is common that if a girl is. baptised before a. boy sle. will. get.the teard,. whilhet he will grow up smoothi sheeted.. 'these notioes are harmless enough;' others are distinctly insanitary. Thus, it is not lucky to wash at. baby's hands. before it. Is a, year old .J
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
ElthamShire. CouN ri-Eelyn.m PAi?ransIea-lurgoyne0 Stron Tarrawart lart Greenasbroa gh Kh glakeo rro NIrllllllik, Qucenustown, T?ad Created d District, 26th Sept~, 18ean c claimecd a Shire, 6th1 April l.-, t e dar)es adjustedlst, fl ,'ay, 1il2, Lon rsd Sinking Fund.1,lM9 I'Presdent-.tobert C, Whl Councillors. NameSOUTIK tIo. Name Address e William Morris* E-lthmm Atc, James Murray 9lio.a Il Robert David Taylor* 1 hltcne ll ., • atn t noo 19 .Tohcl iaeuu Sc nlod l Rlobert C. White ICannarno lewen 19t S a earon Ground 111 ]pa AeTItcON IIlIena J.rnoph Smedley* Tari Glen William lHubbard , Steel'8 Creek 11 Chtas. llleks IBt1lh, J.P+ nrra Glen I rcHas been Presditde?t Council leets at Shire Olloe lugar Grondl, First Monday id coao- t h I c becretary attends ofllce from 10 to 4. P Girl ICcoio. Acting Secretary, Vcaluer and Collector P1.I. M'Mnhan. Itnctneer-CharlesJohnl ar Cormlck, e 430 Little Collins street, Mhelbourtc,a Treasurer--l, Ibro stroul, Commer Bakc, Grecheborough.. Sanitary a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
CLOSE SEASONS; FOR GAME . AND FISH, & MINIMtUM .LEGAL LENGTHIS OF.FISH. The subjoined tables, haviig referonce to the Close beasons for Game and Fish, aid Minjimum Leeglhs of Fish, are published for gcnelal lfformatieou. F. LEWIS, Acting Chief Inspector of Fisheries and Game, Itt Floor, Titles Buildings;, "nd G , Qflen-street, Melbourne, -List of Game and Native Game protected, Is Victoria under the Second and Third aschcdules to the Game Act 1915 t- TILE WHOLE YEAR. All Australian Fauna (with the excep tion of snakes) li the National Parks and Public Gardens Acanthlslse or Tits Anteaters, Porcupine or Echidnas atnbblers hears (see Native Bears) lee.eaters Bitterns Black Cockatoos Black Swans Bilek-tailed or Rock-Pebbler Parrots Bower birds, Satins Bronse winged and other Wild Pigeons Bustard or Wild Turkey Californian Quail Cat erpillar-catchers " Char. (see Ephthiensras) Coach-Whip Birds Cockatoos, Black SCranes--all birds known as Cranes, suebh as Herons, Egrets. &...
WHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. QUARTERLY MEETING. WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
W\V [1TLESEA AGRIOULTURAL SOOIETY, QUARTERLY MEETIN G. W"tDNESDAYf JULY 1 TII. Proseit :-Mr J. Herbert, Presi. dent ; Mr R1E:" Dawso, Vie.Preo sident; Mr O. Suthierland, Treasurer. Commitite, Messrs L 0. O rock, E 'Bassett, A. Melnaio, I. Oreighton, F. Andrew; J3. Andrew,. A. AI'Smith, J. Downie, H: Johnstono, P. W'. Murphy, Jae. Colithard, J.' l. Cornfoot, J, A. Lndge, T." Ilurrey,"Jas. Mann, and. E. Jelr ffy. The minutes- ?of the last qucnrterly and special meiotiig were read and cono fiGned, on the iotion: o-.Mr L. 0. Brock, and, seconded=:by Mr. J., H. Corlifdot.: ._ C.onnsroNDENC.I From Mr \V. Thomas, resigning hiis seat on the Comtittee, which w?e accepted with re.gec. - Mr P. W. Mu phy moved, seconded by G. Sutherland, that in: reocogition of past servicas that Mr :Thomas be. come a life rneneher.--Oarrirnd. ' From Mr J. L Coulthard. resigning his position ol Committee--Accepted with regret, on motion' of Messrs Sutherland and B'Smith " Frnnt Mr 0. W. Andrew, explaining his i...
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, JULY 23RD, 1918. (Before R. Knight, E.q., P.M., and Messrs Gilsenan and Smithers, J.'sP.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUesDAY, JULY 28RD, 1918. (Before R. Knight, E.q., P.M., and Messrs Gileuna and Smithers, J.'sP.) Police v, A, Tann nod - M'Kiw mole,-O-Q rgra of neglecting vaccint tion of their chillren.-Both cases adljourned for four weeks, -J-anae and W. 13ullen wore floed Us and 104 respectively for allowing catttle to 'amlder, with 7e Gd costs in each Charges of neglect to cause their children to attend school were pre- ferred against G. Groves, D. Scott and Ada Stanley. The plea of local epidemics prevalent at time of neglect was allowed in each case, and charges dismissed. A. Qunrman wais Oald 24 0i1 for neglect to aerol unider the Common, wealtl Electoral Act. M Er E., W. Smilthera, J.P,, took his onat onl the Megilsturinl lltloh for thte first time sinon his roeetlt uplpolnttment ,t'the Jueastolry.' WoodI' Great 'eppermint Calre, leer Uotntgh and Colds, noeer falls, i1s d and its d,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 July 1918
DR, H, HABLE' VOLER Yarra Glen, AT HO1ME DAILY P'ublic Vaccination at Kangaroo Oround (2 p.m.) and Queenstown (3 p m.), FRIDAY; 4TH OCTOBER, 1018. DR. ROLLASON, Of IH idelber , ISITS ELTrItM, Tuesdays, 12 noon. GnoasuaoRonoet,Tunisdays,2.30p.m DIAuoxn CnOLK, Fridays.3 p.m Woodcock & McCormack, `Civil Engineers, Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reported;on and exeuted. " Plans of Buildings prepared and erection supervised. Sub-divisions of land expeditiously carried out. - NORMANBY Ch?AMBERS, 4&9.II-QJ-TTLE COLLINS ST. SMELBOURNE, Tel. Centralm 3241. P. J.; IDIDGEWAY, SOLICITOR, 60 Queen-St., Melb., A TTENDS on COURT DAYS at Dawson's Hotel, Heidelberg, hMorris' Hotel,.Eltham, And other courts in district by appointment Telephones- 760 Central. 027 Ascot. McN B & McNAB, ,Barristers .and Solicitors, 465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. .M£R. FRAM-K--McNAB, L.LTI. L visites Royal hMail Hotel, WHIT. TLESEA, from 3 pi.m. to 7.Y0 p m. on the let and 3rd SATURDAY...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
Woodnl' Great Peppermnt Cure, For 'oau hs. andu Colds, never fails, is 6d and 2± 9d. it last 4 il f nex} lo} comes? - Is. WILL SEND HIIMI. ENOUGII FOR ANOTIIER WEEK Will YOU Help ? Nothing deducted for expenses. SEND YOUR DONATIONS TO Over-Seas Club Southern Cross Tobacco Fund, 120 Queen Street, MELBOUI1NR.. (Authorised by the State War Council.) Who o wants A SNew" Suil You only need to send me your shabby suit to be cleaned and tailor-pressed to get back a 'new' suit at a cost of about 5/9. Worth it, isn't it? You will more readily agree with me when you see the effect of clean. ing and pressing a shabby suit. It means a veritable transformation and a big saving in your clothes bill - a consideration in these days of high living costs. We clean anything and every thing made of fabric-Suits, Dresses, Hats, Gloves, Cur tains and all the rest, paying freight one way on orders over 10/-. NORTI ICOTE PRRRI my leHl: " Ta A A" of Id.rin ," dirinr dt. tadled e ,,, and orr,,,a· gy H#on. IA...
WHITTLESEA BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
WVHITTLESEA' BAND OF HOPE. The monthly meeting of the Whit ilesPa Band of Hope was held in the Preabyt.erino" Church on Saturdany night, 20th July. Rev. D Bruce pro. siding~ over a moderlte- attlendance. Addrlesse heariing on varioos aspects of the liquor question were given by .Messra liwvO, Rlndalls and thei Chair. mano. Mir Riown quoted figures to slhow the wide influence of lth drink tLnde. It was time, le said, for every loyalist of the Etmpite to b. u11 uand doing. WVlilst the brave heroes were doing their duty in the trenches, we at hImlu in our coimfortahln qo-,rters nlhiuld Ie iiaking things better, ns thn whllen thel boys returned thIey shnli fidl n hbetter Aueroalia,. Ar. ni tlsule spoke on " norking bullocks," nd told the nudiencet the story of " Buy your iown Oheniers," a remark wuhichl hlld led ito llhe reformnatlion of a poor drunkard The Chairman gave a lumorous reading, " The Enanciptlion of Man." "The Anzac Alars,,illes " was nicely stung by the three sons of Mr Ra...
DIAMOND CREEK ODD-FELLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
DIAMOND CREEK. ODD FELLOWS, A meeting. of tle Loyal. Diamond Creek Lodge,' M:U.; took place last Monday ovening, when 13ro. G. Mid. dleton, N.G., presided: over" a fair attenidance. One now member was initiated. It wag decided to hold the anniversary on August, 17th, by the usual social, secretarial duties being left in the hands of Bros. Huddle and Sinclair. A' meoting;,will be held at.Hurst. bridge on Satriiday, August 24thl, and G.M. .Browi . will give a lecture at close of meeting. Invitations have been, accepted to attend a War Commemoratidil Service' in the Hall at 3 p.s.l; and St. ,John's Church of England ast 7.15 p.m. on Sunday next; Brethrou to appear in regalia. It was also stated that the Lodge has been asked to hold a meeting at Eltham, and it was decided to do so at an early date. - Sympathetic references were made to the death of Bros.; F. Ptterson and E. C. Wilson. Accounts £32,, including sick pay £12, were passed for payment. At conclusion of meeting -Rev. Pattison...
FANCY DRESS BALL AT WHITTLESEA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
FANCY DRESS BALL AT WHITTLESEA.. (rion. A cotsttSPONUaeT). i Last Friday night, a fancy dress ball wasI held in the Whittlesoa Hall in aid of the Fallen Soldiersl Mdnu ment Fund, and "was very :`vell patrotisod.. by vistitors and local dancers, The iamount- taked, ti, the ddoor exceeded £1F , hnd. ai the ,ser Vices of the musicians were gratuitous, this should be of assistance to the organisers in roaliiig'"g their object. The dresses of'the ladies lent a touch of brilliancy'" to the hall, and many showed great originality in the style of costumes chosen, oveisthe juveniles entering into the spirit of the evening and blossoming forth 'in fancy attire, to the amusement of the oldsters. The prize for boat: fancy dress for ladies was won by lMrs Beattie as "Queen of the Allies,", while Mr D. leattie was awa'rded the prize for best fancy dress for'gelitlemen as " Half a !un and Half a Woman." The "ialtzing competition was tied by Mrt and Miss Hitrkne~n tsnd iMr Dousset and Miss Hall, n?...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1918. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
_.fi' Cttitatuu attd Whittles ae $tiurs , dvertiver AND itliwtoncTItr cfg Ttlegg'dvocate Publisked' Every Fhiday llorning. FISIDAY, AUGUST 2o 191s. TIheo ordinary monthly meeting of the Elthlam Shire Council will be held on, Monday next,. 5th inst. By advertisement in this issue it is announced thint. Mrs. Longhton has started dressmaking at lianghton IHouso, Arthnr-street,. Eltlhanm A grand concert ii nid of Hall' funds will be held in the Arthur's Crook Hall. on. Fiiday night, 23nt inst. A physical. cnlture class and 'athletic club, has- been formed at Hurstbridgo,. and has already st traetedl i large number of members. To-morrow (Saturday), at 1 p.m. sharp, Messras Smith, Nicholson Pty.. Ltd., will sell Mr. G. F. Wood's pro perty, situated on. the Flatmck Iload, llurstbaidgo,, together swith thowdl'l of his stock and plant.. By advertisement in thiH issue Cr Morris, of the Elthamn Shire, emphatically denies the rumour cir. Intod that he does not intend to seek re-olection as a me...
THAT PESTILENTIAL "P." EVIL ASSOCIATIONS OF A MUCH USED LETTER OF THE ALPHABET. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
'THAT PESTILENTIAL "P." LASBOCIATIONS OF A MUCH USED t E1nTTR OF THE ALPHA Why has the letter Pa many evil associations ? Is it more coincidence Or\ 1 there any reason annozed ? In eoctkl life most ob$ectfeoable Teople march behind P. Tare - slans, profiteers, parasites, paurdrs, proligatee, pretenders, prodigald? pris, phariaene. States of mind in imiorl to social harmony are general ly fotnd rauked under P: prejudice, pctuLince, puenacicus, penurloune, pal try, peevirh, posacy, potty, prying, prudery, pompous, pose. No one de sires to be renntless or in a oandl tion of ponerty. A pariah is a social peat. A perildious person is for ever accursed. And pandononium is to to chunned lite the pillory. And politi cians and policemen are only necess ary ov!ls. Medical men and women would have a comparatively easy time were it not. for ratients sulfering from para lysis, rthtlsis, pneumonia, pleurlay, polion, palsy and paine. Were the air net polluted by putrefaction and coneIwnent plagues...
Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
Social Notes. 1BY TIIELNaA. A retiring collection taken at th Kangaroo Ground Presby erian Church last Sunday in aid Sthe French Red Cross.Fund, sultod in the handsome sum of The Rev. Pelham Chase, B.A.; incumbent of the.Church of Eng bnd at Gardenvale, has rdlin lshed that position for a retired fThe Rev. P. Chase had nrnmerly charge of the Eltham parish. The Rev. P. Chase will preaoh farewell sermons in the Garden pale Church on Sunday next. We regret to state that Private S. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson, of Grace Park, geidelborg, and formerly _ of furstbridge, died on the 11th ,it. at the 20th Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Our sincere sympathies re extended to. the bereaved relatives. On August 4th (Sunday) an in arcession service will be held in the Panton Hill Hall at 3.30 p.m., the ocoasion of the 4th anniver ory of the deolaration of War. The Rev. E. Selwyn Chase will 1;mnduct the service, which is ex ,pected to be well attended. MIr. E. ...
WONGA PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
\VONGA PARK. After 15 years' service? as Hon. Secretary to tho?, Wonga .Park Me. chanics' Institute, Mr Fred Topping has tendered his resignation. :He has idalso filled the positioh of Caretaker for a long period, and is also reolin quishiing that'odllice Ho was the founder of thosenstituto, and during its existence ho has given financial aid on many occasions when it was required, and his absence from the position will''bo a great loss aindoas good :'a successor ewill be- hard ' to obtain in the dostrict. : H has filled many positions for the benefit of the district, viz., Hon. Secretary to the Fruitgrowers' Association, and the success of tho fruit shows which, were hold was mainly due to his exertions. He is well known:in sporting circles, notably amongst tho cricket fraternity. Before coming into the Evolyn district, whore he has resided for 25 years, he played cricket with the Fitzroy 0.0. for 14 years. In this capacity of sport he has the record of having played the game for 3...
WHITTLESEA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING. A PROSPEROUS YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
WIIITTLESEA PRESBYTERIAN OIIUR0II. ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL I ?METING, A PROSPltOUS YTHAR. That the springs of religious genoros ity liyve slnt by any onio.ais b.en .l hausted byithe manny calls flir patriotic and other purposes was strikingly shmvwn at the annual. ooangregational Mledting of the \VhittleseOn Churoll or Tuesday evening, "July: 16th, These was a good attendance of the cotngroga linn, and the minister (Rev. Duuglon Brui.) occupied the chair. The hyaln, " Work while it is Tc-day," a Bible readiiig, Psalm 191; and a short play?r opened the moauting. The Ohairman apologised for thei lsence of the Secre. tory (Mr 8. M'Whinaie) who .was .suffering fron a severe cold. The reports of the-Kirk Session, Board of llasnamenteot, S.;abath school, Ladies' Guild, P.W;M.U. and'Olloir were.rea, and duly receivetl. The Kirk Sessiont report referred.to the spiritual progress of the chulch. DuIIIlg tlhti year four new. n mlbers lind bero added to iht. mnblllorahip, Roference wias mado to, ...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. HURSTBRIDGE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
RAILWAY TIMIE.TABLE. 1LUl5TUITLL)G5UC LINIK. "TLoaes Lcnrns Arrives liirstliridgo, Molbouirno IllrsLIbrldgo , IW4IKI DAYS. 7.15 s.11. 7.:i2 11. 92,0",01. 11410 0.40 11.19 d 11m, In .411 p1 .1. 531 2211,1. n .l5- 0.44 UIII TI)AY. 7,22 n.m. 7.02 0n0. 9.15 0n,1 1.5th P.m. 1O .m01,. 8.9 11.111 0 0,111 2) , NUNI AY, srrlvcs llurstrldge. Ilopmrln. I.21 1.Ilm, 5.40 1p.'l' 12,9 11,11, 0,45
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
DEATH. WILSON.-On the 11th July, died of wounds at the 20th Casualty Clearing Station, Private E. C. Wilson (Dick) dearly beloved son of John and Jessie Wilson, beloved brother of W. H., E. J., L. H., S. A. (on active service) C. S., and Ethel. Aged 27 years. Deeply mourned. Bereavement Notice. MR. &. MRS. J. WILSON and Family desire to thank their many kind friends for visits, cards, and letters of sympathy in their sad bereavement. Grace Park, Heidelberg. (late Hurstbridge).
WHAT A NAVAL ACTION COSTS FORTUNES IN SHOT AND SHELL LITERALLY FLUNG AWAY WHEN A FLEET GOES INTO BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
WHAT A NAVAL ACTION COSTS FORTUNES IN SHOT AND SHELL LITERALLY FLUNG AWAY WI-IEN A FLEET GOES INTO BAT?LE. The oune of our auDer-Dreadnoughts are terribly expeneir e to "feed." Ap p'roximstely (and approximate figur:e can te given) about £200 disappears 'in enohe each 'time a 18.5-inch gun is tired, whilst other pirces of ordan-, 'eoe are, relatiely "x.onoy-swallow ers." Fighting with her main arma ment only, a ship carrying ten 15-in,. weapons Mn expend powder and abot at the rite of £3,000 worth per.inin ute, which menes that if the "scrap", lats long. enough for the veteel to empty her magazinee, she will have? blazed away comething like 1300,000" from her'big gune alone. To , this must he added the amount consumel by the smaller once as well,. acme of whi h can "get off" over LSCO worth of cordite and steel per minute. And these figures must he further suppl-m-' e?ied by a liberal allowance for tor podoes-at £600, or more, each-and for gun-eroslon, an expensive. item is itself, ...
NOXIOUS WEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 2 August 1918
NOXfOUS WVEEDS, Lisl of plants proclaimed undenr tho Tlhitles Act fbr lho State of Vicloria. Arlentlil Naoe. Cmomo N dme. Cardieouree nit-1r'crnaletel Cliluralan Thistle " Carduus bnerlielur -Sucre l Thistle Cardous Iancedl us -S pear Thistle Carduus Jlerionons-Splitoel 'hiilo Ooepe-don acenonrtlni -'ic'uth i'histla Xnllniiunn spinosuon-Il tltira Itlllrr llraokicis Shmputruea-Chartoek or Wild Al ebarl Cardcus pln1cno0eplolus- horn TiLbelo Cen i irn rca fiji si-'tntr liitnle L'enurto mei(.-nsioa-- hl it l'lt'htle Crlt~anen solelitjiuise,t. Ilitrni 'o''~te Conaua oculltin -IHcilock. Wiltl 'Parii Or WIllt Carrot Cooiolroios ,srn'enois-too'Inni Itilweed Casnetn-A l.t iinn 1110 tellder Catculu pil/!rman-It-It., r1·p~11 I .IIIIur C ipiius nro 'ine-fio- ' (ire 1int0(0 SI(tl, 'ov nn -II -ult Apple Irrrlthiteo juolrideoisiznl itiri iWee l £e/iu,nahilarrun -I'tatrnIt'.s (iron it. iliepiti lonulos 1)iggeur'a l'e i, ur Sheep's Weed lloncriOrollng -ang uli Iillnpieoix n, Ilrosiuteioa - I ho 'l'u...