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Australians Revive Band Music In Britain TROOPS AND CIVILIANS STIRRED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Australians Revive Band Music In Britain TROOPS AND CIVILIANS STIRRED (From Kenneth Slessor, Official Cor- respondent with the A.I.F. in &nbsp; England). AGE cannot wither that remarkable old gentleman "Colonel Bogey" to whose legendary strains the Austral- ian and New Zealand troops first came marching to Britain. The sounds of the Colonel's gay history mingled with the gusts of "Waltzing Matilda" and "Australia Will Be There" rang through the country when the B.B.C. broadcast a description of the landing of the Do- minion's troops. This has made Brit- ain hungry for the exhilarating music of military bands. The two battalion bands with the A.I.F. in England are the first the British people have heard in many grim months, since the War Office under the stress of war conditions ceased the payment of grants, for regimental bands. The electric effect of the Austral- lans' background of band music when the landing was described through the radio has brought home to the na- tion...
Epping GRAND FINAL NIGHT DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 9 August 1940
Epping GRAND FINAL NIGHT DANCE &nbsp; Proceeds from.the grand final night dance conducted by the Epping Foot- ball Club which won the Premiership of the Diamond Valley Association last Saturday for.: the second success- ive year, will be used to assist two of their injured players, W. and . L. Paulka, both of' whom suffered from fractured collar-bones in recent match- es. More :than 100' people from. sur rounding -districts '(and. Melbourne I attended the dance which Was very. successful. The committee. desires, to Iextend thanks to all those who made': donations which helied to ensure jthe success attained. Mr. `C. Course of Dentoni- Hat -Mills,i:" becarme.the owner,of as polished .cabinet and .cigarettes. ,.which. :were' disposed: of to atssist the fund. The cabinet'andc: cigarettes .?were donated-'by the s'e iretary (Mr. ? S..shallard).
Mernda Mernda Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Mernda Mernda Red Cross The first annual meeting of' the Mernda Branch of the Red Cross So ciety was held in the Mechanics' Hall, Mernda, on Tuesday, "August 6. There was a representative gathering .pre sided over by the President (Mrs. J. G. Orgill). The Hon. Secretary Miss G. Mills, presented the report. The branch "was formed in September 1939 and work had continued in a very satisfactory manner, more than 300 articles having been despatc.led to Headquarters and nearly £9 i had been raised by entertainments, col lections and donations. The follow inig were elect6d for 1940:-President Miss G.: Mills; vicepresidents, Mes dames J, G. Orgill; Riley, Linton and Miss D. Kilpatrick; treasurer, Miss E. Mills; hon. secretary, Mrs." M. Lord; authorised collector; Miss D. Kil patrick; hon. auditor, Mr. Hope. "In moving the adoption of the an nunal report, Miss J. Thomas congratu lated the secretary on the capable manner in which the report had been - presented and-said' we shbould be thankf...
Kinglake Central SUCCESSFUL CARD PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Kinglake Central SUCCESSFUL CARD PARTY Alibiut forty people were present at the thii'd of a series of social even ings conducted by members of the Ladies' Club, which was held at 'Morella," last Wednesday night. Proceeds this time went to the Ki nglake West and Central Branch of the Red Cross,. and the fine amount of £3/10/ was donated to thatbdeserving case. A mystery envelope -competit ion was won by Mrs. Bayliss " who scored an out-size box. of chocolates (donated by Mrs. H. Coller) as 'her prize; while Miss Lake, of Melbourne. ahd Mr.-D. Beattie were the winners of the euchre tournament and received trophies. Si\esdames Bayliss, Heinze, Kelly, R Murphy. and H. Collor--were the host eases' oi?l this occasion, other mem bers'of the Ladies' Club being unable to be .present. ' SAfter a hot sclpper, and an excellent night's enjoyment the guests passe:l a vote of thanks to Mrs. Bayliss foPr her lospitaiity. . These evenings are becfoniing very popular and a repetition -of last Wed nes...
SPECIAL REPORT IMMUNISATION 1940 [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
SPECIAL REPORT IMMUNISATION 1940 , During the months of May, June and,Jnuly, immunisation against diph theria was carried out in the State Schools of the North and South Rid ings, i.e.,- Briar Hill, Montmorency, Lower Plenty, Elthati (and Eltham Higher Elementary School), Research, Katngaroo Ground, Hurstbridge, Pan' ton Hill, St. Andirews, Kinglake East and Kinglake Central, and also the Romian Catholic schools at Briar Hill and Eltham. At the commencenfent there were 715 children on the rolls (figures'sup plied by the headmasters)." Of these; 416 (58 per cent.) , had already been done. Eighty-five "consents" were obh tained. All these.were given the first injection, and of these 83 received the second injection (This number has been used in.calculating percentages). Sixty-eight received the third injec. tion, It .s interesting to note that since the.last immunisation 6f 1939, no child frioiitiraiiy of- thlese -school? hies coii tractedl:diphtheria. There has. been only one case of...
Eltham Medical Officer's Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Eltham Medical Officer's Report Infectious Diseases.-Two cases of Scarlet Fever. These two cases ar. froni a family from "which another member was sent to Fairfield last month. Otherwise the epidemic of scarlet fever seems to be: abating. Diseases Not Infective-Nil., :.With rieference. to special report re immunisation against diphtheria for the yeai 1940, it is interesting to note thiat there has' been no case of diph theria from the schools for two years, ,'-l 'strongly recommend that: this cam paigni may be continued durliig 1941
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
"THE ADVERTISER" BEST AND FAIREST FOOTBALLER "Football Vote,". The Advertiser, Eltham. I desire to cast one ,vote in support of ............of....... . ; .. Club, as: the Best and. Fairest player in 'the Panton Hill. Association during thie :1940 F ;'otball Season. ; at.. .. Auction Prices 5 VALVE RADIOLA In spotless condition; 7 moniths' old. Cost 21 gns. _12/?10 Will sell for... ...... STUDEBERG 5 VALVE SUPERHET Modern cabinet, R o 1 a, speaker. Worth £6/1O/ Our Price.. .... .. . . . . E£ / ASTOR MANTEL BATTERYLESS RADIOS As traded in, Guaranteed, w / and with new 6 volt Battery (OR RE-CONDITIONED AS NEW, £16/10/) CABINET DRY BATTERY RADIOS PERFECT CONDITION £6/6/0 From .. .. .. .. .. .. .. • All Radios Sold Carry Full Guarantee & Free Service, and may be changed for another if not satisfactory. EASY CREDIT AND INTEREST TERMS No Charge for Inspection of Your Radio. Repairs All Makes MONARCH & ASTOR DISTRIBUTORS SMITH'S RADIO Pty. Ltd.I Registered Office: Write to W...
Whittlesea C.W.A. MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Whittlesea C:W.A. MEETING At the molithly -'leeting of the Vhiittlesed Country: Women's Associa tion, arrangements were made to plant 6 .more trees in the township. The trees, of the English ash species, were kindly donated by the Forestry Department of the Melbourne and Mdtropolitan :Board of Works. It was decided to accept Mrs. M. A. Bat ten's offer of a 10/ prize for the best pair of socks suitable for' and donated to the Comforts Fund.' Arrangements for the ball t.o be held on Anugust 23, are-well. in hand' and a very pleasant eveniing- is ex pected.'
ELTHAM COUNCIL NEWS ENGINEER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
ELTHAM COUNCIL NEWS ENGINEE?I'S REPORT The following report was presented to the last meeting of the Eltham Council by the Shire Engineor- (Mr. C. L. Tingate) : Country Roads Board.- Mainten ance work only isbeing. carried out on :all main? roads.: .Mr. Christiah's contract on the Ar-. thur's Creek Road has now been'com-i pleted and: the maintenance period .be g aiifrom August 1. S.T ' contract :on' ..the: Tarraiwarra, Road, carried out by flay laboi has now =been: completed.. Fresh tenders have ,been called- for the. contract,: on the :-Dixon's Creek Robd . i:Mr. Milner's deposit ihas :been forfeited and be, paid oto the C ountry. Roads Board The contrnactor has noyet commeon cclithe footbridge at Lo er Plenty. Geniral South 'Riding.. --. OCallaghan's Biridge is-completedd, and- the roadwajy fenced. off As soonR as thie agreement . with Matroli Wilson has been signed, tlhe road .vill ýbo opened- aiid:formed aind:gravelled . 'The fence at Mr. Davoy's, Rattray. Road, Montmorency, lia...
Diamond Creek FAREWELL TO SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Diamond CGreek FAREW;VELIl TO SOTLDIERS A large number of residents attend ed the Red Cross and Comforts Fund dance on Saturday night last when the opportunity was taken to say fare well and make presentations to six members of the A.I.F. On behalf of the citizens, the Mayor (Councillor J. L. IRyan) presented the men with inscribed wristlet watchesr while Mr. IR. Vadeson presented them with Conway-Stewart fountain pens on behalf of the Diamond Creek Dig gers. In addition; they will receive wallets from. the City of Heideibdrg. The recipients of th:e gifts waore tossrs G. Colliiis; J. Gilding, J. Glen= ister L Herbert and Cosson, while Mrs. D.Scoggins roeo ied ireqsentations on behialf of iher husband;, who is a Warrant Officeir : t Dait'i ii::: "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
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"ADVERTISER CUP" VOTING Panton Hill Contest Closing [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
I "ADVERTISER CUP" I. ; VOTING Panton Hill Contest Closing To-morrow being the list i of the home and home match es in the Panton Hill Football 'Association, the contest for 1the best and fairest player is' drawing to a close. I This week the voting cou Ipon will appear for the last !time, and coupons must be [received by Thursday next,! August 22. The result willI be published in abouta fort-I night. The progress totals to the present are: $. McDonald (Whittlesea) 85! J. Bromage (Panton Hill) 84! W. Jukes (Plenty Rovers) 49 IT. Roche (Plenty Rovers) 33! IH. Verso (Hurstbridge) 291 L. Waters (Plenty Rovers) 23! J. McMahon (Kinglakeg;.. 20i T. Benson (Plenty R,). . 13}