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PROPOSED TRAMWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
PROPOSED TRAMWAY. At the meeting of the Elthanm and Glen Park Progress Association on Thursday, July zo, a letter was read from the Kangaroo Ground branch of the Victorian Farmers' Union re the proposed electric tramway from Eltham to Kinglake via Kangaroo Ground, when this district is linked up with the Morwell scheme. A further letter, in answer to a communication by the As sociation, referred to the members of the Progress Association as being " gnorant" for failing to comprehend the scheme, which, I understand, was 'brought forward by Mr Williams, a candidate at the last - elections. Mr Williams has since died. The secre tarj(M1FPi-scol) objefted to the'onin of the letter. Mr Phillips -ovially re marked that the members had better, take their thrashing lying -down, and, amid laughter, it was moved that the letter lie on the table till further com munication, re the scheme was re ceived.
PRICE OF FIREWOOD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
PRICE OF FIREWOOD Hurstbridge iaknown as the land of the wattle and the gum, to say nothing of fruit,but it is now getting a reputation for firewood. A resident from a suburb} near Melbourne visited several: ;country towh ships for firewood, but it was not until he took arun to Hurstbridge that 'he found the cheapest market. He secured fire wood at 10s a ton on the truck, which would cost him 14s 6d landed in his yard a few miles from Melbourne. He had been paying 25s a ton for it.
PASSING OF AN OLD SETTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
PASSING OF AN OLD SETTLER. ' The passing of Mrs C. North leaves another blank space in the ranks of old Elthari residents. The deceased lady, who lived to the ripe old age of 87, was a former resident of Ferntree Gully and Shepparton. She was .a faithful adherent to the Methodist faith, and the local church mourns her loss. Her husband (Mr North)" is still living, and he also- has passed the eighties-a sturdy example of the early Victorian settler. The late Mrs North leaves a grown-up family. ANOTHER ROBBERY., The week-end home of Mr Flana gan was entered by thieves during some time last week. p?try was gained by. .breaking a window. The contents of the house were turned upside-down, but as far as can.. be. ascertained prac. tically nothing was taken. This is the ,secondirobbery during- the week,'-and one will naturally wonder who will be the next loser. .BREAK-DOWN. On Tuesday. evening. the.,traffic on tha Heidelberg-Hurstbridge line was disorganised .by a break-down in the power-s...
Steel's Creek. TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Steel's Creek.. TENNS The local club played. Bealesville on Sarurday, z2nd, and suffercd defeat by a small majority;, but itt was a splendid afternoon's tennis, the twoe ashphalt courte; being used. After-, noor tea was served 'out, and the members and visitors had q .ite a good time: A return match, will be played: in August on 4fe; dcals?' ul?to date couirts, i'aid tlihereough't to be some very fine tennis played, as the sets on Saturday on both sides were only wont by small majorities.
Whittlesea. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Wh ttlesea,. (IROE OUR CORRESPONDENT)* A sailor named Sinclair, who arrived in the district .about a .week -previously,. Was found on Monday with his. throat partly cut, having made an attempt on his life. Con stablIe Crawford was informed by the man himself, who sent word by a passing eqpes trienne. The unfortunate fellow was taken to town for treatment, and is expected to recover.. There is eveny prospect ofa building boom setting in in. our township. Two nice dwellings are. under constru tion at the present time, and sil or seven more spoken of.. The sumof £1 per foot was refused for a handy block last week.
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
AUCTION .SALES. Mr Albert A. Haynes, auctioneer, adver tises a sale for Saturday, August 5, at 2 p.m., at'Eltharm.of furniture, stock, imple ments and sundries, in the estate of the late Robert West ; also on the same day at 3, in the estate of the late W. Taylor, a piece of land at the corner of Silver and Eltham roads, Eltham. A sale is also advertised for Saturday, August 12, at Greensborough, of 23 blocks of land.
TAXATION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
TAXATION RETURNS - Special investigators from the Taxa tion Department,have visited theinner suburbs lately, and, are. reaping a rich. harvest .of persons, who, .although liable, have not sent in returns It is only a- matter of time before this dis trict is visited, and those who are liable under the act should send in returns, as it will save complications later on. The exemption for a single mran is £104, and -for a married man £156 with a £3a deduction for everp child under the age of 16 yeats iwholly maintained.
"RUSTIC BRIDGE." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
SRUSTIC BRIDGE. The Progress Association- -at their last meeting decided to approach:the Council re repairing the u rustic bridge" .in Luck-street, which is more familiarly known as Callaghan.'s Cross ing. The repairs, which are -nece? sary, will cost a vast amount of money. All that is desired is a landing to en sure a passage in flood .time. At the present time residents of Eltham Heights are stranded when, the waters rise. The secretary (\l r Pascal) re marked that he- was unable to cross the bridge during the recent rains.
NO PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
NO 'PRICE.: When asked by:the P.M. at the Eltham Court on iTudeday how miich five ?cilves would lbring by suction, thel cnstable said not nearly enough to 'pay the ex penses; which amounted to £6 6s 6d, as the previous week better calves could not find a buyer in the sale yards. However, these would have to be sold tp the.highept bidder.: .
Eltham. P.O. ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Eltham. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) P.O. ROBBERY. .The postmistress at Eltham had oc cssidri to leave the office for" a` short space'of time on Thursday, July loth. On her :return it was found that an amount of money was missing from the ofice, representing the pension advance. The whole affair is shrouded inmystery, and, so ftar, no trace of the thieves has been discovered. The Eltham Tennis Club will jour ney to Collingwood to-morrow to play. the Congregational Church team. The representatives " the 'local team are Messrs W. Tilley (capt.) D. J. M'Coll, F. Gilsenan and N. Simson. The ladies, team will probably be Misses I. and R. Dudfield, G. Gil sena, and J. Theyre. It is reported that Constable Sar. geant, 'of Winchelsea, has been ap pointed in charge of the station at ·Eltbhamain .uccasis to.;-CoAstabl e Cone, resigned. . ..
COTTLE'S GULLY—CHAD'S CREEK ROAD. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
COTTLE'S GULLY - CHAD'S CREEK ROAD. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISEB. Sir,--In your last issue Mr Mann says: '*True it is that Mr Hewitt, accompanied by two other gentlemen, attended at that meet ing, and asked that it (the £480 of soldiers' money spent on the Bowden spur) be spent on (1st) Bald Hill road, (2nd), bridge at Queenstown ; and failing either of these that a portion of the grant should go to the Memorial park, which had already been considered for a share (see "Advertiser," April 18, 1919). Note. Sir, that Mr Munn Pays, evidently by. way of bluff-he still taeats the ratepayers as children-see "Ad vertiser," April 18, 1919. Well, let any ratepayer see "Advertiser," April 18, 1919, and this is what he will find:--d r Hewittadvocated that 'a portion of the grant should go towards the Memo rlal park at Kangaroo Ground, and the re mainder towards works that had been pro mised for years but had not been carried out for want of funds," and again, Mr Hew itt did not favor the pro...
A FREAK POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
A FREAK BOTkTOL While -digging a few, potatoes last week, Mrs. W. HunitSuser unealthed a remarkable potato. It resembled a black's foot. It had the five toes, and ors the little toe. a corn. Mr. E. C. Morris, while in town, took the potato to the Australian office; when the freak was.photographed. The fact of having the division between every- toe; and quite soft,. seemed remarkable.
Cottle's Cully—Chadd's Creek Road. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. THE ROUTE QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Cottle's Gully-Chadd's u Creek Road. fa TO THE EDITOR Or TIR ADVERTISRBB. P THE ROUTE QUESTION. n Sir,-In your issue of the 14th inst. Cr w Hewitt appeared to he wondering-if it was tr Mr Mann's bad luck or the finger of Provi- to dence pointing a warning, etc. Keeping p these remarks in mind, and the public w opinion expressed in the "AdvWertiser" w lately, one might be pardoned for thinking li it is just possible Cr Hewitt will realise by p now that Providence is pointing more than of a warning finger at him. He did not read v aright, for when be made his famous 12 to cc ].statement of fact, "Providence'' surely tl winked and pointed thumbs up, and now ft who can say he will nct turn them down at the com;in elections. Let me make it quite clear here I grind no axe:for ex-Cr Mann b any more than 1 do for Cr Hewitt or any likely candidate for the council seat at the cnming elections. The Cottle's Gully Chadd's Creek road only does concern me, as it dloes Cr Hewitt and many ratepayer...
EYE-SORES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
EYE-SORES. In the midst of Eltham there are three shops, which are owned. by a man who, at onetime, was a power in: the district. These shops, which, I understand, were condemned by the council official, are still standing,, and an eyesore to true Elthamites. When one shop was erected there some time ago, the spirited youths in our town put wordrs on its doorway which. inti mated that a well-known vervim. oecu. pied the shop. How true this is It do not know, but this particular species: of'creeping animal would, no doubt. find congenial quarters :there: The shop is at present unoccupied, which, makes one shake his head and think. that there is no doubt about the mat ter. These shops deserve a speedy end, and I am not alone in the hope that the health authorities will move in the matter, and these eyesores disap pear from our beautiful locality.
FOUND ASLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
FOUND ASLEEP. A boy of 13 years was found asleep in Mr Sharp's stable, Hurstbridge,y esterday morn- ing, having come from his home at East Brunswick. He had been sent to sehool, but took the train at Clifton Hill for &nbsp; Hurstbridge instead, not giving any reason for so doing. Constable Dunk took charge of the lad, and had him taken home to-day.
Football. Hurstbridge v. Whittlesea. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Football. Hurbtbridge v. Whittlesea. .Both the above teams: jonrneyed to Mernda on Saturday ' last. The : ground wa's in first-class oondition, "-and&-before the finik obell :rang there :.-aa: plenty of.; exeitement for the spectators. - Hurstbridge 'took the lead in. the first- quarter, although Whittlesea were the first to' score. -The half-time tallie's were :-Hurat • bridge, 7,2 (44 -points)-; Whittlesea, 1.5 (11 points). With an additional 2 goals 2 behinds to. Whittlesea's I goal 3 behinds, in. the third quarter, Hurstbridge looked certain winners; but in the final term their opponents took charge of the game, and added 4 goals 4 behinds, while Burstbridge failed to score. The final bell left the blue and whites winners by 10 points, the scores being Hurstbridge, 9.4 (58 points); Whittlesea, 6.12 (48 points). TEhe game was umpired im partially. - South Morang v. Mern'da (By Boundary) Going along in quite their unosten tatidis mintnrier, ."Terda"it 'haive on their way i...
Eltham Shire COUNTY—Evelyn [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Cou .m-Evelynt F?strasE--Burgoyne,. Sutton, Tarrawarrw part Greensborough,. Kinglake, Monda, Nillumbik, Qaieenstowny. Tarrawarrat North. Created s District, 26th Sept.,. 1856; Pro, claimnedia Shire, 6th April, 1871. Bonn 'daries adjusted, 31st May,.19121. LoA~s-A5000 Sinking Fund-43497Z.. President-Cr J. Smedley. Counoillors .., SOUTHr Rmmon. Name Address Retires, Aug. Joseph Bromley Shallard- Eltham, 1!.21" J. W. H. Bradbury Eltham, 1922r Erdest J. Andrew Eltham. 1'923 NoaTraaRn RIriNG. Alexander Camnipbell, Kinglake 1921, Herbert Hewitt, J.P. St. Andrew's 1922 Robert C. White* Kangaroo Ground- 1923 EASTERN RIDING. Joseph Smedley*- Yarra Glen\ . 1921: William Hubbard, J.P.* Steel's Creek 1922: Chas. Hicks Bath,.J.P.+ Yarra Glen 192& ' Has been. President. Council meets at Shire Office, Kangaroo. Ground, First Monday in month at 11 a.m. Secretary attends office from 10,to'4. OFFPIERS Secretary, Valuer and Collector-P. J;. M' Mabon.. Engineer-Charles John M'Cormack, e:a.,. 43...
Panton Hill. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
Panton Hill. (IFROM OUR CORRESPONDENT,) PROGRESS ASS OOTION. At the annual meeting of the bPan ton Hill Progress Association trie fol lowing officers were elected :- -]esi dent, Mr D1. .Rodger, JP..; vice-" presidents, Messrs Hall,. Rickard,. Cracknell and Foubi.ter:;" secretary,. Mr A. Sublet. The balance-sheet. showed that the Sxpenditive .ti x the .year lied been £81. i12slOt. Thialiirse eipense had: been chiefly. incurred in connection with the Panton Hill p'blic hail, in. which fine scenery has beer ,placed,. the hal' enlarged, and the, building, which} saffred severely from a storms. last March, has been substaneially stayed, and renovated. Much, work. has been done. gratuitously by several members of the Progress Assoeiation, especially in the interior of the hall,. otherwise the expense would'haveo beeam much. greater. The present debt o, the hall is between £40+. and ?501 to. wipe off which an effort is. soon to- be launched by the Panton Hill ladies.., During the-.year Mis...
COMPULSION IN ARBITRATION. Its Bitter Fruits. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
OOMPULt8Ot. IN ARBITRATIOW.- - - * Its Bitter. Fruits. ,These is every evidence that what:; is known as compulsory arbitration Is.. slowly and relentlessly strangling Aua--^ -trall:s Industries. - ':'With Juistifiable pride we have, tat' thee past; held up our. young country as ain elampl? of an.intelligent demooracy;, las the land of opportunity,. where. braina and ability in any sphere may-: 'reap their due reward. Compulsory. 'arbitration, however, strikes right at the root of.this laudable.ambition. It prevents the expansion of our great. manufacturing concerns,, and sweeps away all. enterpi'ise.. It prevents the expenditure of capital in national pro jects, and.. the development of our tre-" mendous resources. In short, it is the bar- to progress and the, black angel of. unemployment. The- system. of compulsory arbitra tifn was first introduced into the C9mp - monwealth by a South Australian Act in, i894. In operationait: proved disaB- trous, and was soon J.ettisoned in..fav- o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 July 1922
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