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Briar Hill SOCIAL AND ANGLING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Briar - Hill SOCIAL AND ANGLING CLUB The. above oilub spoent a pleasant outing to 'Kinglake. last .Sunday, 46 members and their families being pres ent. The ladies' social committee ar ranged this picnic, and they 'deserved every praise for the' manner in which they made the. arrangements. Each. member was supplied. with, lunch and tea free of cost.· The progranimme for the day included races for all ages, but the main attraction Was a bag of saiwdiut with 6/ wortih of lientiles in. it. ?The 'fun wras. certainly e.njoyd by Mr. Bowio, President of the Club, 'liho supplied the pennies, and is still laughilig about it.' Mr. Adams 'of the Kinglaklq Iotel gave the club a trophy to be fished for during the coming sea son. .Mxr. C..Hingsiton of Diamond Creoek Hotel alsogaveyd a trophy.: Mrsr? Boioe, .wife of the "President; was presented with a beautiful eolec ti'le ju" 'It is .the club's intention to recognise the services of ever.v mem= bhe;t of the Ladies' Social Commriittee at some. fu...
ONE MINUTE SILENCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
ONE MINUTE 'SILENCE Before the commencement of business at the meeting of Whittle. sea Council, the Shire President (Councillor T. Hurrey) asked that councillors stand in silence for one minute as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives in' the aeroplane accident at Canberra. Councillor Hurrey said that the tragedy was one which would affect the nation considerably by the loss of men whom it could ill afford to lose at such a time of crisis.
Mernda Accommodation On Motor Train [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Mernda Accommodation On Motor Train Residents have complained to the Progress Association that names of passengers travelling on the Whittle sea-Thomastown motor train had been taken by ticket checkers with a view to summonses for travelling in first class carriage when in possession of a second class ticket. When names were taken protests were made that there was insufficient accommodation in the second class compartment and that the accommodation in the trailer carriage was not fit for human pas sengers. - During tihe last visit of the Commis sioners to Mernda they were asked.:by the Progress Association to abolish first clalss compaitments -oni the Whittlesea-City service so far. as the motor and petrol motor trains were concerned. This they considered n aad replied they could not do; but had no objection to the use of first class con-l partments when others were crowded The Association has decided to pass on.the complaint.to the Commissioners pending any civil' action which may ...
Yarrambat A.I.F. EX-SCHOLARS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Yarrambat A.I.F. EX-SCHOLARS Three' of Yarramlbat's recent ex scholars hold important positions in the A.I.F.. Mr. George Collins;: a first class cook, is dietitian; . Mr: ,. Noel 3uifdara is leading aircraftsman`. at Headquarters while Mr, Fred ?' Moylan is leading machine gun exliert stationed at Geelong. DANGEROUS ILLNESS Mr. W. Clayton has beeli grievously ill with pneumonia in a city private hospital. His imany friends will learn with pleasure that lie .is nov very much improved. Mr. Frank Apted, on motor cycle dirt track fame a few years ago; has also: been very ill with the same complaint: His improvenient ovei' theR:.week-end towards recovery will b)e leartit with delight by, his big circle of friends CONGRATULATIONS The many friends' bf th:e Mayor and Mayoress (Cr. J.. L, Rytin) and rate payers generally, were 'delighted at the walk-over achieved by the.1iayor. Despite the fact that.thelr terni' was a most difficult onie through the war bothlicame throi~gh wi ith distinctio...
A.W.N.L. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
A.W.N.I. The quairterly .meeting, of above was'liol'd at the hbme of Mrs.. Andrew- on August 22, Mrs. Boakelin the chair, and there was a good attendance - of members. Mrs. Phillips was welcomed back after her trip abroad. Mrs. Rains, Mrs. Cairns-Officer, Miss L. Taylor, Miss Garner, Miss Hunter, and. Miss Carlr sent apologies. Notice was given of annual general meeting on Sep tember. 23 and th9 one-day confer once on September 24, both in Inde pendent Hall, Collins St.. Mrs. Plumrldge and Mrs. Dagnall were appointed voting delegates to conferendo.. The treasurer reported a balance of £2/12/11. The delegate to 'courienl was compli mented on her comprehensive report of the three council umeetings she. had attended , since the :last , quarterly meeting. The speaker ,for the afternoon was Mrs. S. A. Eaton, S.M.,, vice-president of the League. At the outset, Mrs. Eaton asked that a minute be record ed. expressing regret for the "airway Contiltued on C(ollmi 2)' accident and great sympat...
Park Improvements WORKING BEE ARRANGED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Park Improvements WORKING BEE ARRANGED To augment the amount of shade available on' the creek side of the Central Park during the summer months, a quantity of trees will be planted on Sunday morning by a work ing bee 'arranged by the Park Com mittee. It is proposed to .plant the trees af a distance from the arena fence, leav ing sufficient space ,for a drive to be formed around the arena at some fut. ure time. Should any residents be willing t&lt; hole at the working bee,/their-assist ance will be greatly appreciated b" the committee, and if sufficient vol unteers are availahble, other scheme: for beautifying the park will be con. sidered.
CLEARING SALE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
CLEARING SALE Thirty grade Guernsey Cows, Wed nesday, August 28 at 1.30 to be held at Yarra Glen Saleyards for conven ience of sale. ALLAN BROWN, Auc-' tioneer, has been instructed by Mr. H. C. Fenton, to sell without reserve the whole of his dairy herd includ ing 6 cows, 20 second and third calf cows, four 2.3 year-old springing heif ers. All due September and October to "Yarraview Royalist" (Reg.) The grade of these cattle is high being bred from 3 Yarraview bulls over 16 years and test over 5 per cent. Also 150 head mixed cattle, together with? 6 farm horses, including one Ped. (reg:) Clydesdale Stallion, from the surrounding" districts. For fur ther. particulars ring Croydon Market Phone 45*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
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SEND-OFF TO A.I.F. AND ALLIED FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
SEND-OFF TO A.T.F. ANI) ATaIED - PORCES A social will be held in the: Iiasontc Hall on Saturday, August 31 for the boys who havo' cnli~sd fcr c,vorseas, and are residents of Greensborough. It is hoped that the citizens of the district will avail themselves of this opportunity to give the boys a good night's entertainment, There will be .itoms, .dandng, omrnmunity singing, pto.,. Admission is 1/ for mon, and 'the ladies are asked to bring along a plate of refreshments. Donations In cash may be left with Mr. Cionny' (organiser) to help de fra.y expenses, and make it possible to give the boys a parting gift suitable for the occasion. The liubllc is asked to. forward the names of the enlisted meh and to state if they will be. present at the social; to Mr. Glenny, oil Mirs. Wal dron (G'boro 126) on or before Aug ust 30.
RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
RED ) ROSS The monthly meeting of the HuIr?t bridge Baianch of the Red Cross held its monthly gathering at the hall on August 21. Mrs. Quilliam presided. It was decided to hold a-flag"bridge even ing at the Wattle Cafe, kindly lent by Mrs. Taylor and Miss Scott on Sep temiber 4 in aid of Red Cross Funds. The monthly dance will be held on September 21. Mrs.. Tucker and Mr. A. BIryal sent gifts to be disposed of. Members brought goods which were sold'd to augment the funds. Mrs. Quilliain, Mrs. Ellis (Chelsea) and Miss D. Witham- (-Ivanhoe) gave knitted, goods to swell, the Branch's supply.
A.W.N.L. MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
A.W.N.L. MEETING The annual meeting of the Hurst bridge Branch of the A.W.N.L. was held in the Hurstbridge Hall on Wed nesday, August 14. The following office-bearers were elected-Mrs. H. A. Verso,.President; Mrs. Saville, Mrs. Love'grove, Vice-Presidents; - Mrs. Cook, Secretary; Mrs. Saville, Treaa urer. NDis. Saville was re-elected dele gate to Council. Miss Thompson gave a very inter esting and instructive talk on the coming elections and. very important problems, which was very much en joyed by large numbers of members. The 'retiring "secretary (MiL5. (Gra ham) read the report and was thanked for her valuable servi-ces during her ternm of office. Afternoon tea was served and a very pleasant afternoon ended by i;Bng inig the National Anthem.
EVENING FOR COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
EVENING FOR COMFORTS FUND A very good,attendance at the'home of Mirs. Lovegrove on Tuesday night assisted in a pleasant evening which resulted in more than £5 being raised, for the Comforts Fund. Items and community singing were led by Mr. Irvine and Mr. Saunders, the accominanists being Mrs. Irvine and Mr. J. Payne. In the lounge room euchre was play ed, the winners being Miss J. Payne and Mlr. L. Williams; consolation prizes going to MDrs. Lonsdale and Mr. I-I. Tame. A 10/ note disposed of was won by AIrs. Tucker. _. ,...... .... SAt the conclusion of supper, M[r. A. Verso -thanked Mrs. Lovegrove for her efforts., The hostess expressed her alppreciation to those who had help ed her, and was pleased to see new ,visitors present: She was very dis= appointed. however, in not seeing many of the old faces who had beeon regular supporters.
MOTHERS' CLUB BIRTHDAY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
MOTHERS' CLUB'-BIfTHDAY The Mothers' Club's seventh biith day'celebration was well attended on Wednesday afternoon; August 21. Visitors from Panton Hill, Yarrambat, Greensborough and Briar Hill were present.. The meeting opened with the National Anthem, community sing ing followilhg. The President (Mrs. Flett) then welcomed the visitors, ad intro duced Mrs. Raff, the President of the Victorian Federation of Mothers' Clulis whose very interesting address was the main feature of the afternoon. A song by Mrs. Upton and duet: by Mesdames A. Collins and Kidd were well received. The pianists were Mrs. C. Wilson and Mrs. T. Harrington. The afternoon tea tables were de corated with flowens in the club's colors -. blue and gold - as also the birthday cake, which took pride of place- on the official table. The calke was made by Mrs. Ifidd. The Presi dent (Mrs. Flett) the Secretary (Mrs. Fisher) and the rest of the Commit tee,' as usual, worked well together to make the afternoon a sucess whic...
Diamond Creek Sutherland Homes ANNUAL MEETING AND AUSTRALIAN TEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Diamond Creek Sutherland Homes ANNUAL MEETING AND AUSTRALIAN TEA The annual meeting of the Suther tlnd "Homes was held last Thursday weekl In conjunction with an Austral ian Tea, which resulted in £22 being raised for the Homes. - Lady Angliss, President of the cohr mittee, occupied the chair and the opening ceremony was performed by the Mityor (Councillor J. L. Ryan.) • The balance sheet disclosed a credit of £29/6/5 after a year in which the raising of. money had been difficult in ,view of the .appeals for war and pat riotic funds.' At present there are 60 childrin in the homes.. During the yoar 29 child ren wore 'admitted and '27 returned to .relati'es.. One very severe .blow :.which the committee suffered ' during the year wais. the death of Mrs. R. A. Edinan son, who for more than 20 years' was a nrember of the committee and khoen ly 'nterested in the children. ler help and very kindly interest is sxdly missed. . To cemmemorate her ser vices a lifelike portrait of her has been ...
GOLF GREENSBOROUGH CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
GOLF (UIEENSIIO1IOUGI[ COiaill * Second round of Championship - A. T. Hi3ll, 51, 47; IH. O'Brlon, 53, 52, B. Herbert,, 55, 56. Associates--Mrs. l-erbert 60, 60 Mrs. French, 61, 67; Miss D. Hill, 63. 67.
Enlisted Soldier Helped [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Enlisted Soldier Helped Members of the Dtamond Valley branch of the Fruitgrowers' and Pri mary Producers' Defence League as sisted by friends of Mr. Leonard Smith, who has enlisted for overseas service. with the A.I.F. assembled at his orchard at Panton Hill on Wednes day of last week and ploughed and pruned it for him. The workers totalled more than 20. Private Smith had just returned home from the Albury Hospital, after hay ing been operated on for appendicitis only a couple of weeks after enter ing camp. Morning and afternoon lunch was provided by Mrs. Smith and was. ery much appreciated by the workers who desire to thank her for her kind thought and work in providing it. All present extended their best wishes to Len for the future.