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Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
Sheep Sales MACARTHUR & MACLEOD Pty Ltd, 612-616 Collins St Melbourne, whose incorporation of the Melbourne business of Watts, Turnbull; & Co was recently announced, have re moved to modern and more centrally situated premises at Phosphate House 515 Collins St, Mlbourne. At Newmarket on Tuesday there .were 1375 trucks and 5980 fat sheep by road (73"trucks less than the pre vious Tuesday). At early sales, com petition 'was strong for all classes, but after the mid-day adjournment values eased to some extent, and at the end of the sale were back to last week's rates. The rise in the morn ing was chiefly for good young sheep, all day aged wethers and wethers sold at late rate.. Included in our sales were: On account J. W. Rey nolds "Falcon Vale," Tarcombe, 28 two-tooths at 26/6. On account of Alan Levwis, Tatong, 185 crossbred and comeback ewes to 16/8 avg 12/2. Fat Lambs. - There were 1.07 trucks and 7514 by road, being 62 trucks less, and the shortest supply of lambs ...
A.N.A. BRANCH PHILLIP ISLAND CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
A.N.A. BRANCH PHILLIP ISLAND CONFERENCE The weather was so bad and the attendance so poor that the quarterly meeting of the Hurstbridge branch of the A.N.A:. which was to have been held in the hall last Tuesday week wa.s postponed and will be held on Tuesday next. On Tuesday the secretary received a letter from the Metropolitan Com mittee inviting the branch to appoint live members to compete in a ques tionaire competition to be held short ly in Melbourne. As many branchesi as possible of the Metropolitan and suburban area will be represented. The matter will be di(cussed next Tusday and, if sufficient members are present the team of five will be se lected. Although the l1urstbridge branch of the Australian Natives' Associationl has only been in existence for a few months the branch will be represen ted at the annual Phillip Island con ference on March 11-1i1. The secret ary (Cr. McLellan) and Mr. J. Parkes have decided to attepd thle confer ence. Thee president for the following si...
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report At Croydon Market on Monday there was a fair yarding, with prices firm. Milking cows £14; heifers, first calf £16/16/; springing heifers, first calf £13/2/6; yearling dairy heifers £5/8/; poddies 90/; fat cows £11/5/; beefy cows £9/7/6; choppers £7/10/; crackers £5/5/; dairy bulls small to £8. Calves.-Competition keen. Large vealers £7/15/; small vealers to 90/; calves to 50/; small calves to 20/; underweight to 12/. Pigs-Selling in great demand. Heavy porkers prev. week to 69/6; med. porkers.55/; light porkers 46/; killable sorts 42/; store pigs to 37/; slips 32/; suckers 26/6. Sheep. - Always sell well. Woolly lambs 25/1; shorn 24/2; old 24/6; two-tooth wethers 25/; full-mouth merino wethers 16/6; broken mouth wethers 15/7; ram lambs 22/9. Poultry. - Quality not as good as usual. Cockerels to 11/9; cock chickens 8/4: fat hens 9/6; W.L. hens 6/6; pullets 8/10; hen & chicks 13/6; drakelings 15/. Horses. - Steady market; few changing hands.
HALL RENOVATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
HALL RENOVATIONS Much needed repairs to slouting, roof and timber of tile Ilurstbridge -lal are being carried out at present. The renovations include a change in the drainage system of the roof. For. mierly the water flowed along the spouting from the front oa the Ihall to the rear and into a tank at the rear left hand corer. o n th tank was filled to overalowng0 tle water ranl down th0 hall parking rond, cutting deelp rut at the ent rance. itll tihe new spouting the water will flow to t.he front of the hall and the new tank will be placed on the right hand front corner, where, -even should .it overflow, no damage calln be done. It is astonishing how many birds had chosen the old spout ilg -,r a suitable residential quarter; it was quite choked with nests. ^^*E.....
Wollert COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
Wollert COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION The first meeting of the C.W.A. was held on Wednesday, January 2,4. Mrs. Car (President) occupied the chair, and there was a good attend ance of members. Mesdames R. A. Smith and M. Hlr mer were appointed as delegates to the half-yearly group conference to be held at Avenel in March. It was decided to hold a euchre party" in aid of the C.W.A. Comforts Fund. Brisk ),usiness was done on the Market stall which was conducted by Mrs. Harmer. Next month's competition will bhe for the most uses of a lemon. This will be open to members only. Miss Mills gave an interesting talk on her travels through Scandinavia. The executive have again drawn up a syllabus and meetings and demon strations promise to be full of inter est. New members will have a hearty welcome.
YOUNG PEOPLES' CLUBS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
YOUNG PEOPLES' CLUBS The Young Men's Club has started its weekly gymnasium cles9 again. Tie boys have had some enjoyable nights with their newly-erected horizontal bar, and the instructor would like to see more boys and young men turn up. The class is held in the Hurst bridge Hall each Wednesday at 8 P.m. physical culture claisses are again in tull swing. Anyone interested can get full partciulars of the classes, which commence at 8.15 every Tuesday from thle Secrctary of the Young Ladies' Club. The Club hias decided to give a small trophy each month for the nmecmber doing the best work.
Children's Swimming Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
Children's Swimming Carnival At a meeting of the. Eltham Swim ming Pool Committee to. be held at the residence of Cr. Andrew on Wed nesday' evening next, arrangements will be finalised for the forthcoming carnival. District school teachers are speci ally invited to attend so that ll de tails in connection with the school teams' event may be fully discussed. Mr. W. Williams of the High School is organising the Inter-House Competition, which will comprise ten events. Great rivalry is expected among tie schools, and the com The small amount of sporting news contained in this issue of the paper is entirely due to the dis; interested attitude being adopted by the secretaries of clubqs.and or ganisations who, while no doubt anxious to see the results of their matches in print, will not take the trouble to forward the results. It is fully realised that the sport ing activities of the district are of great interest ,,to a wide circle of readers, but we are dependent on the officers of the v...
Yarrambat NEW LAMP [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
Yarrambat NEW. LAMP At. the. recent break-up Mr. R. Kenys presented Qn behalf of the School Committee, a new Tilley air pressur,? lamp through the Heard Teacher to the school-a lamp that should greatly improve the lighting. Mordiallot Picnic The local people greatly admire the fine work and spirit shown by Coun cillor Santon (chairman), Mr. H. G. Glenny, the wonderful secretary. and thcir Comnmittee in making it possible for so many children to travel free and their parents at such a reduced fare.
MAYOR AND MAYORESS RETURN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
MAYOR AND MAYORESS RETURN The - Mayor and Mayoress (Coun cillor and Mrs. J. L. Ryan) of th' City bf Heidelberg, with their fam ily returned from a three weeks' holi day at Queenscliff on Monday. Most of their time was spent in swimming. surfing and fishing, but they did look around them a little and were great ly impressed by the solid fortificatiils at Queenscliff. What with nines. the great gun emplacements on the ciiffs, and the . 2,800,000 candle power searchlight (not to mention dozens of comparatively minor lights of the night) Councillor Ryan thinks that an invader would have a difficult task to enter the Heads. The large searchlight can pick out a man walking on the deck of a ship nine miles away. Councillor and Mrs. Ryan also had much to .ay in praise of Geelong-especially of the Gee long swimming pool.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
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BELLBIRD CYCLE CLUB OUTING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
BELLBIRD CYCLE CLUB OUTING The Bellbird Cycling Club will leave High St, Thornbury at 10 a.m. on Sunday for a run to Warrandyte. Mrs Marsh (who is the wife of thei presi dent of the club, Mr. Bill Marsh), and a well-known competition cyclist, will be accompanying the club and will help to conduct the spuort meeet ing at Warrandyte on its arrival. Cyclists from any listr ?. who may wish to join the riders, will be .nade welcome, but are advisel to he at Mr. Marsh's address before 10 a.m. Look for the address in the advertisement appearing in this issue of "The Ad vertiser."
St. Andrews [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
St. Andrews Miss Patricia Mitchell of Camber well is spending a holiday with her grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Hay man before returning to school at the Mangarra Road School. Last week Mr. and Mrs. Hayman had as their guest another grand-daughter, Miss Betty Leverett of Momabbin. Mrs. F. Dunk suffered a bereave ment on Tuesday when her father passed away at Aspendale.
COMBINED DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
COMBINED DANCE A combined meeting of the Austin Hospital Auxiliary and the Eltham War Service Committee was held at the home of Mrs. Andrew on Wednes day, January 31 to complete arrange ments for the dance to be held on Saturday, February 17. All memb?i are asked to bring a basket. Mrs. Braid and Mrs. Boake tare the Joint Presidents, and everything is in hand for an enjoyable night. Watch for next week's advertisen,ent.
NO INCREASE IN PRICES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
NO INCREASE IN PRICES Frank Devlin, .Tailor, 8340 Lt. Collins St, Melbourne, 2nd floor, w?hose advertisement appeals on page 5 of this week's issue, directs the attention of readers to his out :tanding tailoring offer of a hand tailored suit from £5/5/. The ma terials comprise the latest desigrls and - newest colors in all: pure .wool worsted twills and herringbones. Every Frank Devlin suit is gen uinely tailor-made in his o\vn work room and it quite distinct from the many factory-made to measure suits offered to the public to-day. No in crease in prices is a feature of Frank Devlin tailoring, and samples will be gladly posted on request. Open till 9 o'clock every Friday night, phone M 5177. "For Style and Ease, Frank Devlin please!"
OBITUARY MR. WILLIAM HUTCHINSON [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
OBITUARY MR. WILLIAM HUTCHINSON All. who knew kindly, happy old Mr. William Hutchinson will, regret to learih of his' death at his -home in Montmorency on Jantiary 12 at 10 years of age. i-Mr.. Hutchinson was born. in South Shields, 'England, and ,aime to Aus-. tralia at 16 years of age. For the first three years in this country he worked .on the West Aus tralian railways and later worked in 'the mines at Broke'l Hill. In 190$ 'he met Miss A. Prisk, in Adelaide and married her there in that year. Soon after he was blinded for life by an 'ekplosiofi while work ing on the construction of- Happy Valley Reservoir. The' family then came to Victoria and lived for some years in Fitzroy where foulr children--three boys and one girl-were born. They wero Thoinas, William Allan, Patul and Shirley. The three .boys are now mar ried.' Mr. Hutchinson and his family first visited Montmorency twenty years ago and have lived there for the past 15 yea'is. Mr. Hutchinson, although blind, designed the h...
Diamond Creek ISSER-WASSER CRICKET MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
Diamond Creek ISSER-WASSER CRICKET MATCH" The annual friendly cricket match betwen a team selected from former players and the present team was played with much gaiety before a large crowd on the Diamond Creek Recreation Reserve last Saturday. The Wasser team, consisting of B. Heddle (capt.) A. Reeves, A. Hod getts, H. Hodgetts, F. Keenan, D. Scoggins, A. Edmonds, C. Wilson, C. Christian, N. Gillies and E. Wadeson, played in determined style and man aged to defeat the Issers by 17 runs. The final scores were: Wassers 100 (N. Gillies 32 retired, C. Christian 13, A. Edmonds 10) defeated Issers 83 (F. Norris 26. A. Gosstray 1,8). Mr. C. Christian, who was a splen did bowler 20 years ago, again play ed havoc with the, Issers on Saturday by taking 3/13. Mr. Gus Edmond's performance of taking 3/21 was al most as good. For the Issers, A. Gosstray took tivo wickets in the one over, and then was put off the bowling-out of con sideration for the poor old Wassers, the captain said, but the fin...
ISSER-WASSER DANCE Presentation to A.I.F. Man [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
ISSE'RWASSERý DANCE Presentation to A.I.F. Man The Diamond Valley Branch of the R.S.L. and the residents of Diamond Creek presented Mr. C. Laurey, who will be sailing shortly with the Sec ond A.I.F. with. a wallet of nbtes at the Isser-Wasser dance held in the Main Hall at Diamond Creek- last Saturday night. The wallet was sup plied and inscribed by the R.S.L., and the notes represented donations by the people. Before 200 people, Mr. R. Wadeson on behalf of members of the R.S.L., who were grouped on the stage, made the presentation. In doing so he said he had known Charles from child hood and could scarcely realise that he was grown to manhood and, al though married, was going overseas to defend Australia's liberty. It would seem that in fighting for his country, Charles Laurey was follow ing a family tradition, for 25 years ago three of his uncles were among the men who first went forth to es tablish Australia's name a as afighter. In thanking, the people of Diamond Creek for the w...
(To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
r0o the Editq) . Sir,-I `have. read with' interest a. report :in youi' paper of tihe public meeting at Elthami're Public Hall. I do not rthink it fair to: charge all the ratepayens with "apathy" because they have, not attended a meeting to consider a matter they do not approve of. The majority of heads of families find it hard enough to pay their way and provide'something for their future as well as doing their bit for the men who are at. the front fighting for us. I admit the ladies have done very well but it must be remembered that some of the "apathetic" 'public ren dered financial and other assistance to them also towards the efforts of the RE. school pupils and others. It must not be overlooked that all the assistance possible is needed for Red Cross work, Hospital Appeals, as sistance for our soldiers, as well as many charitable matters that con stantly arise. Whenever at worthy appeal has been made Eltham resi dents have promptly and generously responded.. Dr. Bradbury stated...
Yarra Glen Red Cross Activities [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 2 February 1940
,Yarra Glen Red Cross Activities After a short vacation caused by the Xmas and New Year holidays, the Red Cross Branch is again on the move. The lecture classes in First Aid and Home Nursing have just completed their findl lectures, and the students are now awaiting the examinationdr , some with pleasu"e, and some with uncertainty. A dance in aid of Red Cross Funds was held on Saturday, January 20, when a pleasant and profitable night was spent. On-January 24 the first general meeting of the year was held, when a review of the work achieved was given. Convenors of committees submitted' their reports, which indi cated keenness and plenty of hard work. The chairman, Mr. Newman, congratulated them on their efforts and moved a herty vote of thanks in which he included Miss L. Lawler and Mr. Fleischer. This was carried with acclamation. The main.business of the night was electing a committee and prepar ing plans for the "Garden Plarty" to be held at Mrs. Gibson's. "Chateau Yeri'ig," on S...