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Montmorency R.S.L. Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Montmorency R.S.L. Meeting At the monthly.-meeting of tthe: R turned Soldiers' Sub-branch held atthie" homie of Mr. .C. Jessop, r; Mr NIoirt more wass elected secretary. in.place of: Mi:..-R. Jackson who*lhas eillistel for. hoiie -service and is, now: an in? structor at: Bendigo. The President, Mr.. W.. Barling was absent owing to ill-health. All Dig-. gers wish him a speedy recovery. The above /sub-branch will. hold a dance in the Masonic Hall, Green,5bhrough, on Saturday, September 28 in aid of their Distressed Diggers' Fund. Watch this paper at a later date for adver, tisement. WELFARE DANCE The Montmorency Welfare Com mittee had a big night on Saturday night in the form of a dance which was held to raise funds to enable the Committee to provide gifts to all men who enlisted from this district in thel second A.I.F. The Committee is indeed very grateful for the large attendance, also for donations handed in by various people. It was very pleasing also to see so many men in uniform...
E. D. T. A. PREMIERSHIP POINTS A GRADE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
E. D. T. A. PREMIERSHIP POINTS A GRADE Greensborough .;. .... o ,, 30 Miontmorency . . * ** * . * * * 30 Miacmont .: .. .. . 20 Greensborough 2 . . . 20 . \rttle Glen . .. . . . SBGRADE . The followinig are the final, points four the B Grade matches whic lihave iean .completed: "\lontmorency .... . . : - 41r Greensborough 2, .. . . * . .. 35 Greensborough .1 . . :. 33 Elitha'm Central1-. 1 . . -'33 Eltham 1 . . * . . . ..? 32 Diamond Creek-.. . .. . . 29 Eltham" 2 . . . .. ... .. 11 Eltham Central 2. . .. 10 The semi-final next: Sat urday will Mdntmorency v Greonsborough 1; Greeniborough 2 v Eltham Central MEN'S COMPETITION Mrontmorency .4. 0. . . * . . * * 46 E?ltam ... ... .- . * * :.42 AMacmont . . . . * . . * * * * * . 24 Diamond Creek.. , .. . ** *.* *; 22 1rarringal1 .. . . . * * * * 22 rWarringal 2 . . . . .. * * 12
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
OBITUARY. &nbsp; With the passing last week of Mrs. Ada Elizabeth Cockerell, wife of Mr. George J. Cockerell, Mernda lost one of its best known and most highly &nbsp; respected residents. Mrs. Cockerell was the eldest daughter of the late John Bodycoat and was &nbsp; born at Wollert, and finished her schooling at Mernda to which district she returned after attending schools at Richmond and Toobarac. Ever since their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Cockerell have resided in the same home in Bridge Inn Lane. For many years Mrs. Cockerell was an officer of the Rose of Yan Yean Rechabite Tent and she was also a foundation member of St. Stephen's Anglican Church, as well as being a keen worker for all good causes. She is survived by her husband and two adult children, Mrs. S. Currie, of Apollo Bay and Mr. Stuart Cockerell, of Creswick. &nbsp; The high esteem with which Mrs. Cockerell was regarded, was evidenced by the large and representative &nbsp; attendan...
RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
RED CROSS The next meeting of Greensbor ough Red Cross will take place at the Masonic 'Hall on Wednesday, August 28 ,at 2 -p.m. Recently £10 has : been received from the Anglers' Club ,being.' the gross proceeds from their annual soc ial evening. 14/3 from a card evening 'conducted by Mrs. H. Rolfs. - On September 11. an Australian Tea will be held in the Masonic Hall, and donations of produce and cakes w'ill be gratefully accepted.
Yan Yean Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Yan Yean Red Cross A most successful year came .to. a' close at the annual. :hieeting,. which I brought a full attendance. A most creditable. alance sheet was. presented by the secretary, Miss A. Kerr. It showed :'thatl during. the - relatively shot -life of the movement here that - the sum of £35 had been raised' locally WVhen -.consideration is made of the fact that the district is. small,, being surrounded. by several, other active 'bodies, this result is very fine indeed. This money- has been spent on pur chasing .material for. comforts. A lai'ge number oof parcels .h.ve been sent to headquarters. The, final par; eel consisted of 40 prs. soex, 3 scarves, and 3 pullovers--altogether. 140 ar ticles t- date, as well as iegular month 'ly contributions in 'cash to -headquar ters. Before declaring the meeting open for the election of new office-bearers, the President (Mrs. T. Hurrdy) warm ly thankey4 m.mbtars for their splen did- achievements and support.- She made'special mention of ...
Hurstbridge HALL TO REMAIN OPEN ASSOCIATION STIRS HORNET'S NEST 25 ATTEND PUBLIC MEETING: CRITICISM AND PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Hurstbridge SHALL TO REMAIN PEN ASSOCIATION STIRS HORNET'S NEST 25 ATTEND PUBLIC MEETING : CRITICISM AND PERSONALITIES ('ROSS currents of personalities and bitter criticism .flew ' at the public meeting called by the Hurstbridge Pro .:dress Association last Thursday to discuss the closing'iof . . Hurstbridge Hall. For months past the meetings of the progress associa- : :tion have consisted of three or four members, anfd at the ".: lannual meeting which was called for July there were not. :sufficient present for the election of office-bearers. Apparently considering that drastic ills require drastic .action, those present decided to call a public meeting- to' discuss the closing of the hall. Despite the fact that residents had been too apathetic to attend meetings of the progress association, which .is also the Hall Comihittee, this announcement certainly stirred up a hornet's nest. At the meeting "of Thursday night there were -25 resi dents present. Since the public meeting.several ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
NOTICES WANTED! All Classes Of Property For Sale In This District C. JESSOP & COY. Estate Agents and Auctioneers SGREIENSBOROUGH * INCUBATORS e BROODERS * WATER SYSTEMS All Poultry Requisites. Catalogue TYZACK & SON 15 Hardware Street, Melbourne Off Bourke St. between Elizabeth and Queen Street. Phone MU4352 MR. and MRS. T. J. TELFORD (late of New Zealand) Have" taken over the Management of the Railway Wine Cafe DIAMOND CREEK. And- wish to make the acquaintance of Old and New Friends. First-Class Wines, Accommodation and Meals. GOODS CARRIER. Whittlesea-Bundoora Melbourne S. A. GIBSON WHITTLESEA Cream Collected Regularly WhittleSea: Phone 36, or City Depot: Queen's Wharf Carriers, Phone F4002. Agent for Holdenson & Neilson Pty. Ltd. COOL STORAGE Dilworth's HAVE the most-up-to-date Store for the Cool Storage of Fruit. The address is 67 HEIDELBERG ROAD, IVANHOE, and the Telephone num ber is JX1175. We also regularly deliver ICE in the Greensborough, Montmorency...
PERSONAL MONTMORENCY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
PERSONAL MONTMORENCY Mrs. .)immock, of Mountain Viewv Road, also Mr.-W. Thompson, of Were Street, Montmorency,, are both in mates of Airlie Hospital, Ivanhoe. GREENSBORO.UGII Mr Ted Cordner, eldest son of Dr. and Mrs. E. R. Cordner, was operated on on Monday for appendicitis, This was another case whiclh..illustrated the need for a larger hospital in the Diamond Valley district. As each of the seven beds at 'Genista" were oc cupied, Mr.. Cordner had to go to Heidelberg House. Three other pa tients requiring urgent stirgical treatment had. to be1 sent elsewhere also on the same day. Meetings to or ganise the districts for, the proposed new hospital are being held' each week in various parts bof the 40 ]square miles of territory which will be served by the,. hospital. -DOREEN Mrs. Evorard" Bassett and her son Alan have returned home after a visit to -Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey, Bassoft of Bass, South Gippsland. Mr. and. 3lrs. WelslL and their fam ily have. left-the distlict to live in Bright...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
TIMBER! Hardwood, Softwood, All Sizes 0 Galvanised Corrugated Iron, " 4 0 Hardware, *0 * Ironmongery, Etc. C. ROUCH PTY. LTD. Burgundy Street, Heidelberg Phone: Heidelberg 24. THE IDEAL STORE Hurstbridge H. M. Bertrand Prop. Cheapest & Best • GROCERIES, GRAIN, PRODUCE, MEDICINES, TOBACCO, HARDWARE and CROCKERY at BED ROCK PRICES. ORDERS DELIVERED ORDERS DELIVERED For Bigger Friendly Society Benefits, Medical Expenses, Sick Pay, Hospital, Funeral Benefits, You Cannot Join a Better Society than the MANCHESTER UNITY I.O.O.F. The Largest Friendly Society in Australia The Only Society Paying 10/- Weekly For Continued Slcklness Full Particulars from the Following Secretaries: Elthaln.-L. W. BALLENGER, Main Road. Phone 13. Diamnond Creek: G. J. MIDDLETON. llnrstbridge: J. COX. MEETINGS: Eltham Public Hall, Alternate Mondays; Hurstbridge Mechanics' Institute,. Alternate Tuesdays; Diamond Creek Oddfcllows' HMal, Alternate Mondays. THE ABOVE SECRETARIES ARE ALSO LOCAL AGENTS FOR THE M...
MONTFORT—KERRISON [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
MONTFORT--CKERRISON One of ti'o-most popiular girls in the (Greensborough district. Miss Ailsa Korrison, made a delightful picture as she. entered the Methodist Church Greensborough, last Saturday, on the arm of her father for her I?iarriage to Mr. Alfred: Montfort. The bride was the only'- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. "A. E. Kerrison, of McDowell Street, and the-bridegroom the only soni of Mr. and MIrs. L. Mont fort,, of Grlmshaw Street, Greens iorough. White figured satin fashioned the wedding down, the': odice of which had a shirred front and a heart-shali ed neck. The skirtf was tiglt fitting to the knees and foil away to a long: train which was finished with sprays of orange blossom. 'The long tulle veil was caught to her, hair with a coronet of orange :blos sorns; and the lridal bouquet was of white rosos. Miss" Amy' Knaplse was. bridesmaid and she wore aa very, pretty frock of green not. The shower bouquet which she carried and the flowers in her 'hair were deep red camellias. Bo...
NUTFIELD COUSINS MARRY SEPARATE CEREMONIES AT TWO CHURCHES UNITE DISTRICT FAMILIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
NUTFIELD COUSINS' MARRY SEPARATE CEREMONIES AT TWO CHURCHES UNITE DISTRICT FAMILIES TWO cousins, both residents of Nutfield, were married last Saturday afternoon and thus united well-known families in the district. The brides were Miss Enid Ruth Laidlay, who was married to Mr. Geoffrey Brock'in the Hazel Glen Meth odist Church; and Miss Isabel Anna Laidlay, who became the bride of Mr. Donald Cracknll at the Hazel Glen Anglican Church. As the four principals at the ceremonies were mem bers of 'very well-known families; the functions created great interest. ORIAKNELL-LAI- IDniAYL -. Miss IsabelLaidlay made ai lovoly. I -ride: , as she entered the; Anglican SChurch on the arm, of. her ;-brother,, :f Olive" Laidlay. Her gown was of sillk net over taf foti,?'having a -tucked bodice and hleart-shaped necklineio, with:` a spray of orange blossom on the :corsage. The 'sleoves were short .and. puffed;:.whilst` around the waistline: was: ia rope of pairls from her mother's wvedding :own. On t...
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL SECRETARY'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL SECRETARY'S REPORT The Shire S'ecrotory (Mr. R. G. C. Cook) presented the following report to the last. meeting of the Whittlesca Shire Council: 1.-Rate Appeals. - Action has been taken to. have these ratified by the court. Only one case was defond ed, thta of Mr. John Thomas who ap pealed against a valuation of property at the corner of High and Main Sts. Thomastown, This property was set down in the council's iecords at a val uation of £44. The court ordered the amendment of the valuation to £40, such figure being based on a weekly rental of £1 per week. It may be re called by' those councillors who were present at the consideration of the ,Ejping Riding appeals that this fig ure was offered to Mr. Thomas,, but he refused to accept it. 2.-Rate Arrears due by R. Sten ning of Woodstock. - A court order has been secured for the rates' due covering a ieriod 1st October, 1937 to 30th September, 1940, being rates £87 plus accumulated interest £32/ 4/8; total £119/4/8....
Panton Hill Football SEMI-FINAL TO-MORROW [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
.Panton Hill Football_ - _ - ·a---.d------ SE?n-hri~-NAr TO-MORROW The first of the semi-final matches in the Panton Hill Football Association will be held to-morrow between I-Iurst bridge and Panton Hill at iI-urstbridge, where all the remanining, matches will take _place. Since the withdrawal of Whittlesea •Club from the Association left only four teams, all of. them are in the "four." On the following Saturday liinglake.will meet Plenty Rovers in the second semi-fional. tihe 'inal -match will take pIlaeoon. Sepltember 7 b:tweeh the losers of the first semi final and the winnowr of the second .omi-final. The grand finall, will titlte plnco, on September 14. An Association Ball will be held In the -locality, of the team which wilis the' premiership. A" t the meeting of the Association this w'ek lit was decided to provide it trophy for the hbest and fairest play er in theo.Association on the vote of the umpires.
LAST SATURDAY'S RESULTS A GRADE Greensborough 2 v. Montmorency [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
LAST SATURDAY'S RESULTS A GRADE,, G('reensborougli 2 v Montmorenlcy tR. Stubley-C.' Hart lost tQ D.- Mc* Adie-M. Spence 3-6; Miss ). Yan dell-Mrs Hart, d Mesdames MeAdie 31cMaster 6-:2; R; Stubley lost to D. McAdie 5--6; G. Hart lost to M. 'Spence 1-6; Mrs. Hart lost to Mrs McAdie 1-6; Miss D. Yandoll d Mrs. U "cMaster 6-5; R.Stubley-AMrs. Hart lI. lost -to D. McAdle-Mrs. McAdie 5-6; 0G.- Hart-Miss .'D "Yandell lost to M. spDence-Mrs McMaster 1-6; :Totals: Montnmorency 6--43 d Greensborough 2, 2-28. Wattle Glen forfeited tb Macmont. B GRADE Elithalmn 2 v Eltham Central 1 H. Warreli-L. Bryan c R. Wood-VW. Williams 6-3 ;Misses Bryan-Pike d ,Misses Bradbury-Apted 6-2; H. War ren d R. Wood 6-3; Miss Bryan lost to Miss Bradbury 5-6 ; L. Bryan d W. TWilliams 6-2; Mtss pike lost to Miss Apted 1--G; -I. Warren-Miss Bryan d lt. Wood-Miss Bradbury 6--;1; L. T:ryan-Miss Pike lost to W. Williams Miss Apted 4--6 Totals: Eltham-Cen * tral ,1-5-40; -Eltham 2 3-29. .reensborough I y Diamond ,Creek ...
Epping Soldiers' Farewell Committee [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
.Epping. Soldiers' Farewell Committee In a few weeks since the inception of the Epping and District; Farewell and Welcome Home Committee, the collectors, Mrs. Woodhouse and Miss Kath Bunting, have collected £51/15/ from residents. " These two ladies desire to thank all -those who made donations towards tji fudnd and particularly Countilior Smith and Messrs. Wuchatsch, Mosig, and Bunting for driving them -to all parts of the district concerned on their :cellecting errands. The subscription list' can be inspect ed at Mr. E. J. Dea's store. FIRST FAREWELL FUNCTION Thc flrst function to be arranged by. the Epping and District Farewell and Welcome HIome .Cominmittee for members of the A.I.F. will take place at -the Shire Hall, E.pping;'ihext FirI day- night. . _Arrangements have beoei made for euchre and dancing as well as the presentations.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
Use the .-.. Classified Columns!' MACARTHUR & MACLEOD PTY. LTD. A. I4. Macarthur and W. E. B. Macleod, Sworn Valuators AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & LAND SALESMEN HEAD OFFICE: Phosphate House, 515: Collins St. Melbourne. 'Phones: M2471 (two lines) All classes of Sheep and Cattle Sold at Newmarket on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY, and Dairy Cattle on FRIDAY. 9 For Up-to-date Market Reports and General Stock ano Land information listen-in to MACARTHUR & MACLEOD PTY. LTD'S "Broadcasts-Tuesday and Thursday, 12.15 to 12.30 p.m. from 3LK Central Victoria. J. G. GRANDY'S ENGINEERING WORKS Any Lathe Work done by Fully Experienced Turner. Battery Charger installed and all types of Battery Repairs done. SOXYWELDING DONE BY EXPERTS Repairs to Spray Pumps of All Descriptions Distributing Agent for Alfa Laval Separators and Bartram Engines. SPARE PARTS OF ALL TYPES AVAILABLE. Right on the: .... MAIN ROAD : DIAMOND CREEK ALL HOURtS You can purchase all your Tools, Hardware, Oils...
ELTHAM SOLDIERS FAREWELLED HALL TOTALLY INADEQUATE FOR THE LARGE ATTENDANCE IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION SCENE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 23 August 1940
ELTH a SOLDIERS FAREWELLED HALL TOTALLY' INADEOUATE FOR THE LARGE ATTENDANCE IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION SCENE NEVER before has the necessity for a larger and better equipped hall in Eltham been demonstrated so-effec tively as last Saturday week, when the Eltham Soldiers' Welfare Committee held its first function, at which '35 members of the fighting forces were farewelled. The hall was packed with about 350 people of all ages from Eltham and the surrounding districts,and there was hardly standing roQ.n in the hall for what was to be a social= evening and dance. S Mr. W. H. Everard, M.L.A., made presentations to they soldiers on behalf of the citizens, the Eltham War Service. Committee and the Council. A most effective tableau was formed before the presen tations were made when the soldiers formed.up in a solid block" in the middle of the hall, surrounded by the resi dents, while brief addresses were given by Mr. Everard, -Councillor Braid, Councillor Andrew and Mr. Brodiei, J.P., who i...
Bulletin Of War News AT HOME AND ABROAD [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
Bulletin Of War News AT HOME AND ABROAD These Bulletins of authentic information concerning aspects of the war at home and abroad are issued by the Commonwealth De partment of Information for the benefit of country newspapers and periodicals. INFLATION IN NAZI DOMINATED COUNTRIES Y debasing tthe currencies of the Scountries which they have over run, the Nazis have brought economic' devastation, misery and want to mil. lions of people. Details of the "economic. plan" which the Nazi Gover\nment is imipos lng on the conquered peoples of Eu rope have been revealed in the 'Ger man press. It is clear that the first step in the development of the plan is-the intro duction of inflation of a particularly damaging type.. This is done by is suing through the Nazi military or ganisation, paper vouchers, declared to be legal tender, in place of the regular currency. The- purpose, of these vouchers is said to be to ."en able German troops , and civilians to buy the essentials or life and to keep ...