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WATTLE LEAGUE'S VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
WVATTLE LEAGTUE'S VISI'I Last .Saturday :afternoon about' 40: members of thei Wa~ttl? League of Victoria visited Diamond Creek on a spe.ial tralnl antd platoed' `50 iw attle trees in the? Swimming. Pool Reserve. The pairty 'its rcceived lby the Mayoress (Mrs. J. L. Ryan) anid niade ielcome, by hoi on behalf ?.f the residents, After several members of. the' party.: had spoken briefly, Mr HI. Alston: respondedl on behalf of. the residents of Diamond Creolk and also took a photograph of the pahrty.- .'I Thp visitors ex?pressed' surlprise at the .way in which some trees pla?nted two years ago had progressed.. . '
Eltham WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Eltham WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE The monthly meeting of above was held on August '5. Miss',Maplestone in the chair in the unavoidable absence of Mrs." Boake.. An amount of £4/2/6 .was gratefully received from the Re sen,.bl, Ladies' Club, profit resultin, firom theiro ball held on Augtist 9. Since last meeting the fodowing finished gairnents have bleen received: -?26 pairs socks, 26 helmets, 15 pull overs 18 .scarves,'. 32 pairs. mittens, 1 pir of gloves, 4 caps. In addition to that a donation of 4 -helmets was re ceived. At the social on August 10, 38 par cels ,of comforts were given to. the soldiers. - Envelopes realised. £2/17/10. The sale of .buttons- anild flags. on !August. 8 realised £5-which goes to the Corn forts Fundl
Hurstbridge £14 RAISED FOR RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Hurstbridge £14 RAISED FOR RED CROSS Mr. and Mrs. L. Saunders hold a social evening and cards at their home "Seventrees," Flatrock Road, last Saturday night in' aid- of the Hurstbridge Red Cross and raised £14/8/9 by the effort.. More than 80 people attended, the function whicl3 consisted of cardos, games, dancing and musical items. No effort was, spared by -the host and hostess to ensure the success of the evening, and in addition to mak? ing their home available they providedl all the supper, prizes and geneinl ex penses. Mr. A. Keenan with 125 points, won the gents' piize for Crazy Wlhistwhilo Mrs. D.. S3lanhun took' the ladies' prize with: 13i6 points. .Mrs. Jame· House. became the owner of a 10/ note but (lonated the prize back to the funds. Mr. 'E. Young provided the -music for dancing. In addition to log fires inside, thr fine evening made a- perfect. setting for, a lhuge.. fire outside. On. behalf of .Mrs. Quilliam, presi deint of the Red Cross branch, Mi s. Ford :expresse'd...
Yarrambat SCHOOL WAR FUND SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Yarrambat .SCHOOL WAR FUND SOCIAL On. Saturday evening, notwithstand ing that many families were laid low with influenza, a good crowd asseni bled for the above social and euchrc. One .pond thirteen shillings was so cured; Messrs. Clements and J. J. Sexton; were unable, through illness, to play. Mr. Edward Sanders rose to the occasion splendidly and kept the `dancers biusy with really good nmusi:. Mrs. L. Dowel also played many dan ces capably, while Miss Irene Smith played one. The euchre tournament was won by Mrs. J. Worn (who re turned the prize to school) and Pri vate Adams the gents. Private Adams who was a cobber for 31 years with Mr. C. J. Smith in the last war was made very welcome and wished the best for he has again enlisted. .Messrs. J. Mooney. (Corresp.) and C. J. -Smith were in charge of the door.. Mesdaines Brooks, Worn and .Miss Brooks dispensed a nice supper. One of the most. enjoyable types or evening with good results. Donations To'- Fund, -Mr. and Mrs. D. Thompson...
Wollert "WIN THE WAR" EFFORT BRINGS £78 [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Wollert "WIN TIlE WAR" EFFORT BRINGS £78 In a whirlwind1 "Win the War" ef fort which lasted for loss than three weeks, and culminated in a ball at Wayside House last Friday night, residents of Wollert and Woodstock raised £78. This sum will be handed tc the government as a free gift from the residents. Collections have boeen ade thrbugh iut the distrlict, and there was not one penny of expense attached'to the 'ball. All expenses were donatdbefoie. the hall opened. More than 200 people attended the ball, and for those who did not ivwish to dance, euchre was provided. The music was supplied by the Whit tlesea Mouth Organ Band, andv with Mr. Reg. Harmier as M.C. the .night went. with a swing. Monte carlo dances were won by SMiss Pearl Lehman~n aind IMr.:W. Cook, and >y Miss Halse' dancing -wvith Mr. M. :Gullani. A .lucky spot dance was won by Miss Gurta andd Mr. Gordon -Andrews. Mr. O. Rose of EppPing be camee the owner of, a £1; Prizes fori the euchre were won .by Mr. Kelly with "M...
Warrandyte AUSTRALIAN COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Warrandyte 'AUSTmALTAN CcOMFORTS FUND Since the wa\Virandyte Branich "of thde Australian Comforts Fund - was formed on June 1, more than 1,000 skeins of wool have been issued and knitted into garments for-.the sold lers. Goods soent to the doepot to date in clude 13.. scarves, 32. pullovers, 25 pr. sex, 6 balaclaRas, 4 pr. mittens, 3 pr. cuffs.. At: a Wattlo Drive held on August I, 84/17/0 was raised foi the fund; while a. Cinderella. Ball held in the WaIrrandytoe Iall on August 10 result ed, in £22 being taken at the dooir. :The officers of this fund ape: "Press dent,.. Mrs. Salighrl; .treasuifer, Mrs; C. Millar ;. lion. secretary, M'rs. M. A. M.T
Southern Flyer Aggregate Won By D. McKendrick [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Southern Flyer Aggregate Won By D. McKendrick The two- leaders in the aggregate for the Southern Flyer tyres and tubes before the race were D. Mc Kendrick and J. Searle. To have a chance of winning, J. Searle had to beat D. McKendrick home. Coming through Whittlesea the first time J. Searle had passed D. McKendrick and looked the winner. However, over the last round D. McKendrick gradu ally reduced the leeway and beat J. Searle over the line by half a length. It was a good performance by Doli and he deserved the prize. Final points were -D. McKendrick 19h; .'J, Searle 17; H. Lorenz 17; A. Gale 17'; P. Sparrow. 15. - A Gale did well to get'17 points'after inissing the flist race. L. Mitchell; who has .led in ':the club aBgregate throughout- the season was unable to race on Saturday through -illness, and has now lost the lead. Marly. riders' now have chances' of winning the cup donated by Mr. J. McDonald. ,cores are--D. McKen drick 66; H. Lorenz 66; L. Mitchell 63k; P. Sparrow S59; J....
Whittlesea Engineer's Report MAIN ROADS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Whittlesea Engineer's Report MAIN ROADS Main Whittlesea Road - 'Crushed rock has been spread on the curve at South Morang Church corner 'and now only requires trimmhig .of flanks, The curve iss"designed for .45 m,p.h Wallan Road, '- The speiadling. of crushed rock is-conmpleted. The Coin trv "'--,, :Board- has notified. me that a notice to treat has been served ion the owner of' the !property required, to` re-align'the corner at 28. miles. Main Wliittlesea Road.-The curve at Bundoora School has been surveyed and pegged. Plans for. econstruction requii'ed and alsoo the land' which it is proposed to acquire are on the table foir approval. The curirve is designed for,55 m.p.h. Wallan Road. A portion of\ thin road which passes through Section 31, Parish' of Meriiang has never beeni taken out of the original title. A search at the'Tritles Office: Lands .Department ancCoututry Roads 'Board was made and iio record of the pos: ition of- this' road could lbe obtained. I have now made a compl...
South Morang RED CROSS BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
South Morang RED CROSS• BRANCH' The monthly euchre~, party.. and dance held on July 27 was again very suiccessful, showing a profit of £7. Mrs. E. Booth and Mrs. Crozier diyided the ladies' trophy, . and Mr. T. Roach and Mr. N. Dare juin the gen Stlemei's: trophy. A box of lovely hand crgtcheted .handkerchiefs, donated by Mrs.. King ston,.. of Buadoora, was woin 'by Mrs. Harmeir, A fowl aind cake' donated by Mrs. Crozier. were won by MI\ Dare sen., and Mr. S. Roach respect 'ively, and 71b of flour, donated by Mrs. Kennedy, was won by Mrs. Ewert. . Master A. Ewei't wolf the competit ion.' The next euchre takes place on Augist-.24, At the monthly meeting,, 24 pairs of sox, 6 pairs of mittens, and 2 pullovers were handed in.
Clearing, Furniture Sales Conducted [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
Clearing, Furniture Sales Condunctea Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected. Allan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. 'Real Estate and Business Agent, Live Stick and Farm Salesman. Farms for -Sale-l0ac. to 500ac. Croydon Market Agencies: Alston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; Joyce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; British Mach. Co.'s Winches, .Scoops, Chevrolet Cars, Trucks; Buick Cars; ;Idlin. Dere Tractors, Orchard, etc.; •ritohell and Co'( Farm Ma'chinery; Listei' & Blackstone Engines, 1-50 h.p.; Gibbons' .Rev. Hillside Disc Ploughs; Carriers, Drovers, tel. C'don 45; pte, 76. Easy T :ms arranged on Agencies.
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 August 1940
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales Croydon Market Each Monday, 11 a.m. Best Melb. Country Buyers attending. Croydon Fridays-Furniture & Stalls Healesville Sale 2nd Thurs. in Month. Yarra Glen Sale I"ast Wed. in Month. Lilydale Sale Third Wed. in Month. Croydon Horse Sale Every Monday. Croydon wants every Monday, any quantity Cattle, Pigs, Calves, Vealers, Sheep, Poultry, Horses, Harness, Vehicles; Implements, Furniture, Dairy Utensils, Galv. Iron, Sundries. " Top Prices Assured.