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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
Eltham -Dining Rooms (Late Morriss's Hotel). MRS OWEN PESIRES to inform the public that sne has renovated the above house and is prep:;red to cater for the travelling public. Accommodation for week-euders. Meals and afternoon teas. Own cows-milk cream, cakes, &c. Tariff moderate. Tomato Plants: Austrilian Large Red, 25s per 1000. Burwood Wonders, 25s. Wilding's Prolific, 30s. Cash with order, and arrangements may be made with the undersigned for delivery. A. G. POND, St. Elmo Road, Ivanhoe. RYAN BROS,, :BTTCOHERS, Diamond-. Creek ahdd Hurstbridge 'Printed and Published by GEORGE PHII?U ARMasTRONG; at Amos Street, Hurstbridge, County of Evelyn, State of Victoria. V. E.E BAARNES, (Late A.I.F.) Painter & Decorator, HURSTBRIDGE. Best of M terials Used. Estnmates Submitted Free S illett ,Builder & Contractdr, ELTHAM PLANS & SPECIFICATIONS SUPPLIED. NOTICE TO ALL INTENDING PURCHASERS OF Motor Trucks O Now -AND Order BODY Also to Avpoid Delay in Delivery. Be...
Heidelberg Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
Heidelberg Shire .Council, The councillors met at Heidelberg on Tuesday evening, Cr. White (president) being in the chair. CORRESPONDENCE. From Greensborough Carnival Committee, applying for use of the Greensborough Park on Boxing Day.-Secretary to reply. Coriionirealti 'Attornley-Generai, enclosing letter from the Deputy Postmaster-General;. advising.. that it is proposed to establish a Receiving Office at the premises of Miss Elliot, Macleod.--Received. Constable' B. Rose, ' Diamond Creek, asking for an increase in his salary for duties ,as Sanitary In spector and Assistant Ranger. Cannot be granted. Constable B. Rose, reporting on condition of house occupied by Mrs. Mosbey and family.-House to be fumigated. Shire of Doncaster, re wood work. on bridge over Yarra.-Country Roads Board to be consulted. Correspondent, Mont Park State school, asking for garbage collection for State school.-No funds avail able at: present. Public Health Department, regard ing sanitary arrangement for Di...
At the Waters' Edge, HURSTBRIDGE DIALOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
At;, the Waters' Edge, HURSTBRIDGE DIALOGUE. (By Observer). Last week's flood attracted the local residents as well as the visitors to see the swirling waters, and the conversation that passed on Sunday is surely an indication of what is in the' minds 'of'thd people as "to-th-ee fu ture. Althought I don't profess to be a "Chiel amang ye taken' notes," it dawned on me that some of the remarks might be of interest to your readers. Water was naturally uppermost in the minds of all, and a Bridge man said he understood that the coun cil was going to have water laid on. A Panton Hill-ite remarked that plenty has been laid on during Sthe past couple of days, and if it continued for three months the average man will be short of water in six months, notwithstanding the lesson he had last summer. He never seems to think of putting in another dam or an extra tank. A visitor replied that if they did they would have nothing to growl about, and he understood people in the country always wanted a ...
ELTHAM. THE FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
ELTHAM, THE FLOOD. (Fronm Our Own Correspondent.), } he 'recent heavy' ramlisii resulted in'a flood, which is a record 'one for 'the "district. ; The inaiii bidge' over the 'Diafxiond 'i'eeki' on the E Ileidel berg-road,'; felln ini at .one eind; and traffic wa `' stopped owing to the dangerous state" of. "the. foadwvay. It is estimated that' the: road' will be, closed for 'somhie time till repaire are. affected. ;, There were a great many rnotor cars held up on Sunday;- owing to the flooded state of th? back road way, which was the only other means of ingress to the town. The Glen Park bridge was floodi ed, 'but happily the rapid fall of the waters enabled the residents of that locality to suffer .little con venience. The people at Eltham Heights were forced' to utilize the bridge over the Greensborough-road as both the pedestrian and :vehicular bridges were flooded. 'Little daimage, has .occurred, although' the flood' will go; down in local history as the big flood of 1923.
DIAMOND CREEK. PHYSICAL CULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
DIAMOND CREEK. ----C- PHYSICAL CULTURE. (From Our Own Correspondent.) The Diamond Creek Physical Cul ture Club held their fifrst' annual display in the hall' on Saturday night, also a great demonstration by Clarence Weber. The hall was packed with an enthusiastic audience to witness the display of the newly formed physical culture club. Formed with the specific idea of keeping the young folk of the dis tict together and providing health ful recreation during the winter months the results achieved by the club justifies the statement that they have in every way achieved the de sired object. Messrs F. E. Whitaker and J. M. Young have voluntarily given up two nights a week to the training and tuition of the members, and the very excellent display which was given on Satur day night testified to their capabili ties, and despite the fact that the pupils have only been in their hands a little over three months the move ments were carried out in perfect time and almost faultlessly. The junio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRIDGE. . H. W. SMITH "AVING purchased the above Business from Mr A. D. . i Nicholson, wishes the Residents of the District t6 know that he has - - FULL STOCKS OF - Groceries Ironmongery, Crockery, Drapery, Clothing, etc. Large Range of Samples to choose from. A Trial Solictted. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND BOLT DRINKS, AFTERNOON TEAS. CIGARETTES. BURNLEY ALE ALWAAYS ON HAND. Brown Bread and Small Goods Speci.ality. Sci,,ls nnd Picnic Parties Catered for. "Wattle Cafe," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HURSTBRIDG E. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. DI Oi 4 HOUSE PHONE 5 S X TCT3 5 T jB I D 0E * WINh: PRICE LIST. All Wines are Guaranteed Pure. Rich Port ... ... 3s 6d Penfold's No. 0 Claret 3s 6d Old Tawny Port ... 3s 6d Own Bottling ... 2s Gd Invalid Port ... ... 4s Sherry Special ... 3s White Port ... ... 3s Gd Sherry No. 1 ... ... 3s Gd Muscadine ...... 3s Gd V.O. Golden Sherry ... 3s 6d Hock and Chablis ... 3s SPARKLING WINES. Hock .....
Kangaroo Ground. FAREWELL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 October 1923
Kangaroo Ground, FAR-EW-ELI ,--EVENING. "Unusual behaviobr on the part' of the memtbers;.if the- teniii club was =noticed last M1hday - evening,' when th6 club, :-eri 'nidse, visited "Wild ifell;,-the home of- Mr arid Mrs A. N. -White . Their pidfpose was to say =farewell to this very popular family, 'wbho- are- leaving- the, district. A ,pleasanti social evening kas' spent by all,,and-at::snpper the president (Mr Colin Bell) spoke of .the generosity of ,Mr and Mrs-White;. who gave the valuable piece' of: ground on which the tennip court:stands, and the sor row- all :club: members will feel at -their departure. After wishing them every, success in their new .life, he presented to them a:- black wooden clock,: with a suitable inscription on a silver .shield.:- . SMr. and Mrs. White both spoke a few words of, thanks, and then "For they are, Jolly Good --Fellows" was heartily sung by-all.
Christmas Hills. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Christmas- Hills. (From a Correspondent.) The Christmas Hills Progress As sociation held its usual monthly meeting last Saturday night, 20th inst. The attendance was thoroughly representative of the best interests of the district, and it is en couraging to have to report that one and all displayed undoubted zeal and enthusiasm in the cause of progress. With the object of developing more speedily and readily the tim ber resources, a motor drag saw demonstration is being arranged and will be given in the course of a few weeks. It is thought-that such a de monstration may, in particular, lead to the development of the firewood industry, and, as the work of clear ing is made easier, it aught to ren der certain classes of country more readily available for week-end blocks. An exhaustive test of the value of the machine will be given by the Company's expert ; and a hearty invitation is extended to all who are interested to turn up. The demonstration will be given about noon on a Saturday ...
WERE THEY FATED? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
WERE THEY FATED ? The brief and chequered career of the giant airship, R 34, the first and only dirigible to cross ,the Atlantic, which recently became d total wreck during a gale, was so highly charged with peculiar coincidences that even those who are not superstitious may find in them some omens of her un kind fate. In the first place, R 34 was twin sister to R 33. The former was built oh the Clyde, the latter on the Tyne. Some years ago the two fastest ocean-going steamships, the Lusi tania and the Mauretania, w?cre built at the same two centres. In both cases It? Tyne ship still survives, i?.t the Clyde productions, on tne contrary, have been destroyed The Lusitania ;:as sunk, as every body knows, dunrn the war ; and her great Clyde sister of the air, R 34, has now also been wrecked. The times occupied by the ill-fated Lusitania and P 34 in their i;cct runs across the atraetic are almout i:I.n tical. :he rc .1rd of the LuTitania was four lays t?elve hours fourteen minute, ,'hat...
THE SORROWS OF GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
THE SORROWS OF GENIUS. Homer was a beggar ; Plautus turn ed 'a mill; Terence was a slave; Doethius died in jail; Paul Borghese had fourteen t'ade, and yet starved with them all; Tasso was often dis tressed for five shillings ; Bentivoglio was refused admittance into a hos pital he had himself erected. Cervantes died of, hunger ; Camo ens, the celebrated, writer of the "Lusiad," ended h~ days, it is said. in an almshouse, and, at any rate,. was supported by a faithful black servant who begged n the streets of Lisbon; Dryden lived in poverty and distress. In England Bacon lived a life of meanness and distress. Sir Walter Raliegh died on the scaffold ; Spencer died forsaken- and in want ; Melton sold his copyright of "Paradise Lost' for £15, in three payments, and fin ished his life in obscurity. Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield" was sold for a trifle to save him from the grip of the law;, Savage died in prison et Bristol, where he was confined for a debt of £8 ; Butler lived in peaury,...
MONTMORENCY ROADS. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
MONTM1ORENCT ROADS. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-The recent letters of your correspondent, Mr A. H. Price, have become too personally insulting alto gether. Iwill not tronble to correct his many mis-statements. His opin ions do not interest me. Mr Price writes :-" I am quite satisfied to leave the matters in the hands of the committee of the trust to say whose statement is correct." I heartily en dorse that, and sincerely hope he will without delay call a meeting of that trust, when, in addition to any con sideration that meeting sees fit to give to the trifles Mr Price is trying to make such a fuss about, something of interest and importance could be un dertaken, that is, the procuring of an audited balance-sheet for presenta tion to the subscribers and provision for the payment of the debts of the trust.-Yours, &c., GEORGE C. NICHOLSON. Montmorency, October 25, 1923.
Correspondence. NORTH RIDING FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Correspondence. NORTH RIDING FINANCES. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-Cr. Campbell's imagination has run riot again ii*his latest attack on myself. In his first attack Cr. Campbell conjured up the delusion of a debt of £877 and "not one pen ny for works of any description" if we had a rate of 1/6 in the pound and only £143 as "a balance for works," if we put on another 1/- in' the pound-"the extra shilling," as Cr. Campbell called it. In his last letter he mentions an overdraft of £1200. Perhaps Cr. Campbell can yet inform us where he obtained this information. The secretary's official figures issued some six weeks, ago ought surely to have put an end to this absurdity on Cr. Campbell's part about the North riding finances. Such statements as "not a sixpence," "not a beau," "not a shilling" may be remarks sufficient to put off rate payers asking for urgent and neces sary works (while moreithan half our expenditure is taking place in :King lake each month), but they are a bad a...
Panton Hill. CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
: Panton- Hill, CONOERT. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Of late we have been favored with so many excellent musical entertain ments at Panton Hill, that it was feared by some that the'attendiance at the concert on Friday by the Diamond Creek Musical Society. would possibly fall short of what the excellence of the expected programme would: deserve; but the previous concerts only served to develop the musical education of the, people, and. whet their appetite for. futher indulgence of the pleasure to be obtained by hearing good, music. Vi usic may be defined as the art of translating mioods and emotions .into sounds, then reproducing these sounds to create similai feelings in others. This transference is a wonderful thing whereby pictures in the mind, or emo tions, are communicated to another mind by certain notes and harmonies. In this respect music imparts what cannot be expressed by language - something which is too delicate, elusive or subtle to be conveyed by speech. Possibly many...
Tennis Association. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Tennis Association. At a meeting of the Arthur's Creek Tennis Association, held at Arthur's Creek on October 8, the following clubs were represented:- Yan Yean, Central, Hazel Glen, Queenstown, and Wattle'Glen; Hurstbridge dele gates being unable to attend, After a lengthy discussion a com plete set of rules was framed; the principal points brought under not ice being rules relating to the regis tration of players and the number of ladies and men to compose a team. Home and home matches are to be played, commencing on Saturday October 27; omitting November 10; four Saturdays beginning December 22; and January 26. It was decided to present a pen nant flag to the winning team. October 27 - Central v Hurst bridge; Wattle Glen v Queenstown; Yan Yean v Hazel Glen. November 3- Hurstbridge v Wattle Glen; Queenstown v Yan Yean; Hazel Glen v Central. November 17 - Wattle Glen v Central; Hazel Glen .v Queenstown; Yan Yean v Hurst bridge. November 24-Central v Yan Yean; QQueenstown v Hurstbrid...
Kangaroo Ground. PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Kangaroo Ground, PRESENTATION. (From a Correspondent.) A social evening was held in the hall on October 24, the occasion be ing a presentation to Mrs and Miss Davies, both of whom had always been willing to assist in all our social life and sport, and they will be very much missed. Miss Davies has been in charge of the State school during the past six years, and has gained the affection and confidence of the children and esteem of the parents. Mr Nicholas, in presenting Miss Davies with a beautiful gold wristlet watch, on behalf of the ladies of Kangaroo Ground, referred to her many excellent qualities and the good she had done in many ways. Mr J. Bell, in an amusing little speech, replied on behalf ol Miss Davies. Mr Nicholas then presented Mrs Davies with a box of fine linen hand kerchiefs, to which she suitably res ponded. During the evening enjoyable items were contributed by Mrs Bell, Miss Bell, Mrs Andrews, Miss Groube, Miss Rudd, and Messrs C. Bell and A. Groube; a feature of...
Kangaroo Ground v. Strathewen. Kangaroo Ground.—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Fangaroo Ground v. Strathewen. Kangaroo Ground.-lst Innings. O. Lacey, I b, D. IcKimmie ... 0 licek O'Day, b McKimmie ... 16 E. Day, b McKimmie ... ... 0 A. Cassell, c sub, b McKimmie ... 8 A. Keenan, 1) ceKimmie... .. 8 W. Morris, run out ... .. 1 U. Cameron. b MeKimmie .. 0 P. M1c.ahon, b .\ieKimmiie ... 6 G. Johnstone, b Sparks ... ... 23 1). Lacey, c Sparks, b McKimmie .. 9 Lawrence, not out 0 Byes ... S 79 Second Innings. .M. O'Day, c 1). MIcKimmie ... 10 Mec\ahon, b Sparks ... ... 0 Cassell, b Sparks ... ... 0. ],acey, b Sparks ... ... 2 G. Johnstone, b \ eKimmie ... 25 A. Keenan, 1 b w ... D. Lacey, b McKimmie ... ... 4 W. M1orris, nnt out ... .. 55 W. Lawrence, E.Day, b 'IcKimmie 0 G. Cameron, b .\cKimmie ... 5 101 Strathewen. 1st innings. 2nd innings. N.l1eKimmie, b D.Lacey 20,-b E. Day 3 R. V\ann, c D. Lacey 10 b ,, 0 R. .McKimmie ,, 5 b ,, 0 L.Smith, lbw, E Day 1 Ibw E. Day 7 \V.O'Day, lbw, D. Lacey 8 c E. Day 0 R. Stanley, b Day 0 b O. Lacey 9 Tratt, b ])ay 4 c O. Lacev ...
Panton Hill v. Queenstown. Panton Hill—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Parton Hill v. Queenstown. Panton Hill-First Innings. A. Sublet, b J. Watts ... 8 H. Cracknell, h Marriott ... 9 J. Howard, b Marriott ... ' ... 0 G. Power, b Marriott ... ... 0 J. Plunkett, run out ... ... 6 H. Motschell, b Watts ... ... 3 A. Howard, b Marriott ... ... 2 W. Howard, c Dugdale, b Watts ... 3 B. Smith, b Marriott ... ... 10 S. Cracknell, c Healey, b Marriott 1 D Robertson, not out .. .. 3 Sundries ... ... ... 11 56 Bowling-W. Marriott, 6 for 22 (includ ing hat trick); J. Watts, 3 for 23. Queenstown-First Innings. W\. Marriott, not out ... ... 52 L. O'Brien, c Cracknell, b Howard 3 R. Hirt, b Motschell ... ... 1 A. Luckman, c S. Cracknell, b H. Crack:nell ... ... ... 17 J. Healey, not out ... ... 37 Sundries ... .. ... 6 Three wickets for 116 Bowling-A. Howard, I for 33; H. Mot schell, 1 for 26; H. Cracknell, 1 for 19.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
PHONE 4872. RENTS CAREFULLY COLLECTED. MILES BR OS., A. E. MILES - W. G. MILES. Land, Estate, Business and General Commission Agents.' 2nd Flodr, 274 COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE. Auction Sales Conducted Anywhere. All Classes of Property Wanted. ......... We Advertise at Our Own Expense. "........ Agents Royal Exchange Assurance. All Classes of Properties in this District FOR SA.LE Owing to heavy Sales in this District we ha ve seriously depleted our lists. Expert Property and Furniture Salesmen, Insurance Brokers. MONEY TO LEND. --- We Advertise at Our Own Expense. - ONLY ADDRESS: J. MORTON & 00., Established I87r. 100 AuburnRoad, AUBURN. TELEPHONE HAWTHORN 393. REGISTERED AGENTS. Or at " FERNSIDE," FLAT ROCK ROAD, HURSTB RIDGE (at this address week-ends only.) Heidelberg Saw, Moulding and Planing Mills Burgutndy Street Heielber.., and a? corner of Peel and C.apel 8: reets, West .1elhnol rte. Telep'ine 24 Heidebherr, Ex. General and Buiiders'., roI:nioneery, Glass, P,,int, Paperha...
Methodist Church Services SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1923 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 October 1923
Methodist Church Services, BUNIhAY, O)CT' t1OIE; 28, 1923 Diamond Cr eek. 11 a i., ,1lr Inglis; 7.15 p.m.. Mlr Reid. Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m . Mri Reid. Caottle's liridge, 3 p.m.. Mr Inglis. HIIurstlbridge, 7 15 p m., Mr Campbell. Taneck's Corner, 3 p m , .Mr lIcWiggan. SBesearch, 3.30 p m., Mr t'oltom. Panton Hill, 7.30 pa.m., Ar Collom. W1attle Glen, 7 p.m., 11r Inglis.