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THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, NOVEMBER 2, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
THE ,ltlikau and Wh~l ittleltga r Iir?f ýtdvertiseer AND tanoutd (ti.red Vall. j duocte Plublished Ecerty Friday .4 fiera :.on HURSTBRIDGE, NOVEMBER 2, 1923. Local and General. On page 4 will be found a report of the Hurstbridge park committe, Up per Plenty notes, remarks by Mr W. H. Everard on freights and fares, and letters on Eltham sanitation and the timber traffic. The Carlisle Goldming Company inserts a notice re shares. The Hurstbridge Girls' Club give notice that they will hold their an nual ball on New Year's night. Tenders are called for the third time for additions to the Hurstbridge school. Mr H. H. Clark will hold his El tham monthly market on Wednesday next. The Panton Hill Ladies' Social Club will hold a rose ball on Novem ber 30. Tenders are called for various works for the Whittlesea council, and for the Epping sanitary service. A concert will be given at Wattle Glen to-morrow evening by the Ivan hoe Methodist choir, in aid of the local anniversary funds. Tenders cl...
Freights and Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Freigh-ts and .Fares. Mr. W. H.' Everard, M.L.A., speaking in the House on October 23, said :- , About six years ago, there was a great hue and cry throughout this country on account of the excessive fares and freights. The Govern ment decided to increase them by 71 per cent., and, as a result of that decision, .several. reputable.,members of this house lost their seats. Not withstanding that, we find that;, ,:in stead of the increasing stopping at 71 per cent., it has gone up to about 30 per cent. or 33 per cent. I see no reference in'the Budget to any contemplated reduction in freights and fares. If we do not bring these charges down to a minimum, our pro-: ducers will not be able to compete with those in other parts. of the world where cheap freights prevail. Our producers are not only taxed.by high freights on the railways, but by high freights on the ocean liners, and it is the duty of the Government to see that those freights are very con siderably reduced. In view of the moti...
Upper Plenty. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Upper Plenty, t d (From Our Own Correspondent.) r A very enjoyable evening in the t shape of a social and dance was held b in the Upper Plenty Hall on Friday I nig~ht, the proceeds being in aid of " the new Glen Vale Hall. The Upper t Plenty Committee gave the Glen g Vale Committee the free use of their p hall, as a slight return for the assist- o ance rendered to the Upper Plenty a Hall, by the Glen Vale people at dif- ' ferent times. Tb :re was a large at tendance and dancing was mostly the order of the e- aning. The music was supplied gratis by Miss Patullo, v whilst Mr. A. Davern, of Wandong, t officiated as M.C. At intervalsr songs, recitations, and musical items e v cre o-.otributed by Misses Patullo, r C:irnfoot (2), Downey, Hall and Matady, and Mr. W. Medley and Mas- c ter J. MIahady, whilst Major Craw fIrd amused the gathering by danc :.n a Russian dance. About mid nijht supper was handed round by t the Glen Vale ladies' committee, and i' during the interval the chairman of...
Montmorency Station Trust [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Montniorency Station Trust A meeting of the committee of the Montmorency Railway Sta tion Trust was held on Thursday, October 25, at the residence of Mr Hughes (owing to the inability to get St. Faith's hall). The treasurer submitted the financial statement of the trust, and it was decided to.hold a general meeting of members on Tuesday, November 20,at the Greens barough hall, at which the balance sheet (which will be published in the next issue of this paper) will be pre sented. The committee would like to have a full attendance of subscribers, as it is hoped to make this the final meeting of the trust.
Hurstbridge Park. PROPOSED ACTIVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Hurstbridge Park. PROPOSED ACTIVITIES. The adjourned meeting of the Memorial Park committee was held in the hall on Thursday, October 25. There was an attendance of 12, Mr. C. J. Verso being in the chair. The balance-sheet showed the re ceipts to have been £389 3/7, and ex penses £123 0/10, leaving a credit of £266 2/9 ; added to this is £110 donations when the park was first se cured. The balance-sheet was adopted on the motion of Messrs L. Curtis and Everitt. The chairman said they would have to consider ways and means of paying interest on the property and also of the principal. The park con ists of 13 acres 34 perches, the price being £75 an acre. If a few pounds were kept in hand to carry on, and £350 paid off, there would be a little over £600 to provide for. The park was procured on September 20, 1920. In reply to Mr. Graham, the chair man said several people promised to pay £2 annually. Some paid the first year, and they are now two *years in arrears. Mr. Graham said he woul...
Arthur's Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Arthur's Creek, Ori Friday, the 26th October, the Arthur's Creek and Streamville State schools held their annual picnic. Messrs T. Murphy, H. Apted, and J. Laidlay conveyed parents and pupils to the number of eighty, by motor trucks, right to the gates of the Zoological Gardens-a distinct im provement in the mode of transit compared with other years. After ample justice had been done to the many good things provided, a look round the gardens was under taken, the giraffe, lions, tigers and monkeys receiving special attention. Then when the elephant appeared, and the little motor train began run ning there was a general rush to se cure a ride. A very interesting fea ture wais the appearance of a 5 months' old tiger cub being led abon't by the wife of one of the keepers. After tea the homeward journey was commenced, and after a fine run of an hour and a half, home was reached before dark, thus finishing a very enjoyable outing.
TENNIS. Arthur's Creek v Kinglake. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
TENNIS, Arthur's Creek v Kinglake. Competition matches commenced last Saturday, the Hurstbridge club Journeying to Central. The first half of the match was evenly con tested, and at the conclusion of the men's and ladies' doubles Hurst bridge had the slight advantage of two games. The mixed doubles sets that followed, however, turned what promised to be an exciting finish, in tG an easy victory. Scores : T. Cook and C. Harris (H) defeat ed J. Murphy and J. Murphy (C), 6-5 ; Misses L. Buck and E. Everitt (H) lost to Miss L. Murphy and Mrs. Pitt (C), 5-6 ; E. Chamberlain and P. J. Zenner (H) defeated T. Murphy and G. Murphy (C), 5-6 ; Miss Downey and Mrs. Dunk (H) defeated Miss P. Murphy and Mrs. J. Murphy (C), 6-5. Mixed doubles.-T. Cook and Miss L. Buck (H) defeated J. lurphy and Miss L. Murphy (0), 6-1 ; C. Har ris and Miss E. Everitt (H) defeat ed J. Murphy and Mrs. Pit, (C), 6-1 ; E. Chamberlain and Miss L. Downey (H) -defeated T. Murphy and Miss C. Murphy (C), 6-- ; P. Zenner an...
Methodist Church Services SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1923. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Methodist Church Services SUNDA Y, NOVEM1BER 4, 1923. Dia mond C:rcck. 11 a.m., Mr Garrett; 7.15 p.m., Mr Colloia. Arthur'x (Crek, 3 and 7 p.mo, tier. Holden. Cottle's Bridige. 3 p.m., M.r Garrett. II ur.-tbridge, 7 15 p nr, Ir Thompson. Panrton Ill, 7.30 p.m., %lr Garrett. Warttle Glen, 7 p.m.. .?r Rose.
Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
C:hurch of Englanrl. 22nd Sunday after Trinity-November 4. Kin?tlke, 2 45 p.m. Panton Hill, 3 30 p m. Queenstown, 7 30 p.m. Hiurstbridge. 7.15 p.m. Rev. I,. Selwyn Chase. and Hou. Reader. At Qucenitown and llurstbridge there will he hymn singi~g 15 minutes before church"service.
ARTHUR'S CREEK v. KING-LAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
ARTHUR'S CREEK v. KING LAKE. 'Arthur's Creek was at home to Kinglake East last Saturday. The weather was more suitable for cric ket, being warm and dry. Arthur's Creek, 1st innings.-E. Harrap, b L. Lawrey, 32 ; W. Laid lay, b Papworth, 116 ; H. Apted, run out, 24 ; J. Laidlay, b Raver, 23 ; H. Green, b J. Murphy, 31 ; J. Herbert, b L. Lawrey, 1 ; Les Apted, c C. Mills, b J. Murphy, 0; W. Sutherland, b J. Murphy, 0 ; J. Lockman, c Plun kett, b L. Lawrey, 21 ; S. Miller, not out, 1 ; D. McDonald, c Mills, b Pap worth, 2 ; extras, 15 ; total, 226. Bowling : J. Murphy, three for 66 ; L. Laver, one for 62 ; Leo Law rey, three for 29 ; D. Papworth, two for 51 ; F. Thomson, none for 31 Plunkett, none for 12. Kinglake, 1st innings.-L. Law rey, c L. Apted, b J. Herbert, 21; B. Lawrey, b Green, 0 ; J. Murphy, c L. Apted, b J. Herbert, 1 ; Papworth. b. J. Herbert, 0 ; Laver, not out, 2; Tait, stpd Harrap, b Green, 0; F. Thomson, not out, 4 ; extras, 1.
QUEENSTOWN v. KANGAROO GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
QUEENSTOWN v. KANGAROO GROUND. Queenstown 1st innings.-W. Mar riott, L.B.W., b E. Day, 4 ; L. O'Brien, c Trim, b E. Day, 16 ; A. Luckman, junr., c Johnson, b E. Day, 13 ; J. Healey, b A. Groube, 9; A. Luckman, senr., b E. Day, 24; W. Spicer, b A. Groube, 11 ; R. Hhirt, c Trim, b E. Day, 0 ; J. Watts, not out, 12 ; K. O'Brien, c Trim, b E. Day, 11 ; E. Spicer, b A. Groube, 0 ; J. Dugdale, b A. Groube, 1 Sundries 3 ; total 104. Bowling-E. Day, six for 61 ; A. Groube, 4 for 31 ; D. Lacey, 0 for 9. Kangaroo Ground.-M. O'Day, b J. Watts, 9 ; A. Groube, b J. Watts, O ; G. Johnson, c E. Spicer, b Watts, 0 ; W Morris, b Watts, 0 ; A. Trim, b E. Spicer, 1 ; O. Lacey, c sub, b Watts, 9 ; A. Castles, b E. Spicer, 0; D. Lacey, b E. Spicer, 0 ; W. Law rence, c Marriott, b Spicer, 1 ; G. Cameron, b Watts, 0 ; E. Day, not out, 1 ; total 21. Bowling-J. Watts, six for 13 ; E. Spicer, four for 8. 2nd Innings.-G. Johnson, b Watts, 0 ; A. Trim, b Watts, 9 ; E. Day, b Watts, 0 ; M. O'Day, c Dug dale, b ...
HOSPITAL CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
HOSPITAL CONCERT The Diamond Creek Musical Society gave a concert in the hall on Sunday afternoon to a fair audience, all the numbers being much appre ciated. The Rev. Edwards began with a chapter of Scripture and prayer, and the following programme was then gone through :-Send out Thy Light and God is Love, Society; solo, Throne of God, Mr. F. H. Wiri sor ; solo, Better Land, Mrs. Upton ; Ye shall dwell and What are these, Society ; solo, David the Shepherd Boy, Mr. Quirk ; quartette, God is a Spirit, Dr. and Mrs. Cordner, Mrs. Chambers and Mr. Young; 0 Taste and See and The Day is past and over, Society ; solo, It is Enough, Dr. Cordner ; Trio of Angels from Elijah (Lift Thine Eyes), Mesdames Starl ing, Cordner and Chambers; Alpha and Omega and 12th Mass, Society. The items were given under the able conductorship of Dr. Cordner, while Miss Blay was an efficient accompan iste. Mr. W. H. Everard, M.L.A., said he was glad to be able to help at a hospital service, and appreciated the ...
CRICKET. HURSTBRIDGE v. PANTON HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
CRICKET.' HURSTBRIDGE v. PANTON HILL. Panton Hill.--Sblet, not out, 50; H. Cracknell, b Sinclair, 23 ; A. Howard, c Gilding, b. Sinclair, 0; Power, b Sinclair, 0 ; Smith, c Gild ing, b Sinclair, 1 ; J. Howard, b Sin clair, 2 ; Plunkett, c Shanhun, b Wilson, 8 ; L. Howard, b Wilson, 13 ; S. Cracknell, c Shanhun, b Wil. son, 0 ; Robertson, c and b Gilding, 3 ; Williams, b Gilding, 5 ; Sundries, 5 ; total 115. Bowling-Verso, none for 29 Gilding, two for 23 ; Sinclair, five for 28 ; Wilson, three for 22 ; Mills, none for 8. Hurstbridge.-Leonard, b Howard, 2; M. Verso, not out, 20 ; Sinclair, b Howard, 0 ; C. Verso, run out, 3; Mills, c and b Cracknell, 0 ; Shan hun, not out, 8 ; Sundries, 2 ; four for 35. Bowling-A. Howard, two for 14; Cracknell, one for 19:
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
On Friday last Constable Dunk in tercepted two escaped lunatics on the road to Queenstown, both having wandered from Kew Asylum. A scuffle ensued, both men being in possession of a big "waddy." Finally he secured one. and chased the other into -the bush. A. number of resi dents, some mounted, assisted in the search all the afternoon, when he was found near Peake's store, and he was arrested by Constable Dunk. Great consideration was shown by . the school teachers, who escorted the children to their homes. At a well attended meeting of the. gltham Cricket Club on Tuesday evening, Messrs Butterworth, C. Mor ris and D. McColl were elected to the selection committee. The selection of captain is to be left to the team. ly these appointments it is anticipat ed that. general satisfaction will re sult.
Steel's Creek. TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Steel's Greek. ---e---)~-- TEA MEETING. A very enjoyable tea meeting was held in the St. Barnabas Church on Wednesday, October 24. The tables looked very pretty and great credit should be given to all the ladies who helped to make it a success. Most of the cakes, etc., were home-made and highly decorated, which blended nicely with the lilac blooms and the other flowers which adorned the three tables. The church was de corated by Miss M. Hubbard with grim leaves and lillies. The tea b.e gan at 6 o'clock, and after the sing ing of grace, all sat down to help themselves. After everybody had done justice to the niceties, the church was prepared for a children's concert, wheri many good items were rendered. Mr. Morris proposed a hearty vote of thanks to those who helped to make this meeting a suc cess, which was seconded by Mr. E. A. Cary, who called upon Cr. W. Hubbard to propose a vote of thanks : the chairman. Mr. Hasiam res ponded. As most of the eatables were gifts of the local peop...
Diamond Creek. FAREWELL TO MR. ANSON. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Diamond Creek. FAREWELL TO MR. ANSON. (From Our Own Correspondent.) On Friday evening, October 26, the Diamond Creek hall was filled to its utmost capacity, when nearly all the residents met to bid farewell to Mr. Anson, the popular and earnest Head Teacher of the school, which position he has held for the past five years, and the large attendance of all sections of the community was an indication of the high esteem in which he was held. In recognition of his good work he has been pro moted to Kensington school. The chairman of the school committee (Mr. W. Cook) presided. When Mr. Anson arrived he was received with cheers. An apology was received from Mr. Wilson, who was too unwell to attend. Before the main item of the even ing came on, Mr. Dennis (one of the executive of the Rechabite Order) presented the prizes to the pupils who were successful in the Temper ance Physiology examination. He said it gave him much pleasure to see so many parents present, and Mr. Anson must have felt...
Correspondence. ELTHAM SANITATION. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
. iCdorrespondenc: -rI_ ELTHAM SANITATION. To the Editor of The Advertiser Sir,-I was glad to see by the last council report that the medical health officer is taking the initiative in compelling the: council tobdo some= thing in regard, to sanitation. 'Each meeting this subject has been brought up-at the. council- meeting, and we read in the. report that Cr. ~So-and-So says something must be done, and then a committee is ap pointed to consider ways' and means, and we never hear when 'that im portant committee has met. No doubt it is very awkward for- them to please all parties, for there. are .some. people .hene.who are.ý so -back ward in their ideas that they oppose .a sanitary: scheme. ..They:.go bald headed for the Government if they are not given' a good train service, and when the increased population demands modern methods of: living, they are found wanting in doing :their share. One: reason, no doubt, is the extra 6d or-1/ a:'eek for.ser vice, but if they are, not-prepared t...
KINOLAKE RAILWAY. GROUP SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
KINGLAKE RAILWAY, FROM HURSTBRIDGE. GROUP SETTLEMENT. The-Railways Standing Committee recommended yesterday the exten sion of the Hurstbridge railway by way of Queenstown to Mitton's bridge, a distance of seven and three quarter miles, at an estimated cost of £100,000, conditionally on the Closer Settlement Board securing the neces sary legislative power to resume pri vately-held areas on the Kinglake tableland to. form, in conjunction with the available Crown lands, a group settlement of at least 200 to 250 holdings.. It is considered that the Kinglake district lends itself to this class of settlement provided suitable metal led roads are made to cart the pro duce to the railway, because of its nearness to the metropolis, the fair quality of the soil, the high annual rainfall, and the bracing climate. As soon as the necessary land has been obtained, steps will be taken by the board to make the best use of the timber growing on it in ' the shortest possible time, so that the holding...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
llOUSE Wanted, to rent, 3 or four LL rooms, Diamond Creek, Wattle Glen or Hurstbridge; near station ; terms, &c. W. B. NELSON, P.O., Hurstbridgo. 3 ROOMED COTTAGE for sale or to let.-E. HARRIS, Flat Rock Road, F OR SALE.-Windmill (A;ston) Sft., price £15 ; also 300ft. 1. and 2 inch piping. Apply-W. GurrFITHS, Hurst bridge. SOR Sale.-Tomato and Cabbage Plants, Bees in Frame Hives,, Sheep, also Ewes with Lamb. -- . G. GRAY, "All wood," Hurstbridgo. 17OR SALE.-A limited number of Pure: 1 bred R.I.R. and Black Orpington first year Hens in full lay, at reasonable prices.-Mrs A. W. BIGGS, Panton Hill. SHEARING (with Blades)-For particu lars apply to -- E. HOWARD & SON, Panton Hill. CARLISLE GOLDMINING CO \IPANY No LTABILITY.-POSITIVE SALE.-NO POSTPONEMENT. - All shares upon which the FOURTII call of Threepence per share remains unpaid will he sold by Public Auc tion in the Vestibule of the Stock Ex change, Melbourne, on TUESDAY, 13th No vember, 1923, at 11.30 a.m., unless ...
Correspondence. HURSTBRIDGE PARK. To the Editor of The Advertiser [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 November 1923
Correspondence. IURSTBRIDGE PARK. To the'Editor of The Advertiser Sir,--I am glad to see that a move is to be made in connection with the park, and there are two or three mat ters I think would be of interest to those who attend the meeting next Thursday. No one seems to know how much was made out of the last sports, or how much is cost to run them. Although the balance-sheet was passed at last week's meeting no details were given out. As regards the sports, it seems that all of us in this district make a good day for pro fessional runners, in whom very few are interested. There are many who agree that if there were more events to interest local people and the charge made one shilling for ad mission it would be more satisfactory to everyone. The idea of a bazaar and queen carnival is a good one, and the spirit shown by the Girls' Club is to be commended.-Yours, &c., PARK-ITE.