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MORE PILOTS START TRAINING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
MtORE PILIOTS START TRAINING : This 'wek 346- pupil - pilots for the Royal Air Force started training at ilitial training schools. This is 96 more than the normal monthly intake and is the1fli'st move under the acceler: ated Empire Air Training programme. Of thees trainees 111 ~iill go to Somers (Victoria), and 235 to- Bradfield Park (N.S.W.), Ninety-six bf those, trainees -will have- completed their initial, courses by September and will grad-' uate to -elemejtary flying schools. These will be the most advanced re cruits who will have an initial course of only four instead .of eight weeks. ,ArrangementE have, been dompletedr for. elementary .flying training schools to cope with enlarged intakes from next Thursday. .
C.W.A. BALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
C.W.A. BALL Green and gold decorations trans formed the Whittlesca Hall last Friday night for the annual Country Woinen s Assoclation- Ball which : wnas attended. by 160 dancers. . , . iThe stage had as a central piece the branch's badge. wiuth a -hugo; bowl. of beautiful Iceland poppies n and pots of aspidistra. ' MIany visitors came 'from other bianches including Woliert. During the evening; novelty dances were, won by Mrs. IHarmer and her partner and: M1r. L. Plier and. Mrs. Burnhamr A very nice supper was served by the ladies, and branch funds will benefit considerably by the effort. Mr. W. Medley acted as M.C'
ADVERTISER CUP RESULT Bromage (Panton Hill) Wins Trophy [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
ADVERTISER CUP RESULT. Bromage (Panton Hill) Wins Trophy Jack Bromage, of Panton Hill team, won the Advertiser Cup trophy for the best and fairest player in the Panton Hill Association when voting closed last Thursday night. Bromage, who is only a young player, had been with the leaders in the voting list for some weeks, but in the last minute rush votes were recorded for players who had not appeared on the list pre viously, and until they were all counted it was impossible to have an idea who would finally run out the winner. Arrangements will be made to present the trophy at the Panton Hill Club's-ball whjoii is to be held next month. The following is a list of the votes recordedy- J. Bromage (Panton Hill) 318 T. Roche (Plenty Rovers) 249 J.J. McMahon (Kinglake) 222 S. McDonald (Whittlesea) 192 R. Waddell (Plenty R.) 154 J. Uptorl (Kinglake) .. 104 W. Jukes (Plenty Rovers) 83 H. Verso (Hurstbridge) 31 L. Waters (Plenty Rovers) 23 T. Benson (Plenty Rovers) 15
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
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This Week's Text: [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
This Week's Text: For'the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto us Which are saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinth 1-18. RED CROSS AND (OMFORTS .IUNI) The recently formed -Ian(on Hill Red Cross and Comforts Fund social committeeo has arranged another dance to take place inr the Panton Hill Hall to-morrow ribght. A thoroughly enjoyable evening a Iprom ised indl: it is hoped thrit '? good. at tendance will: eward;the pollilnittCo's cfTorts.
Soldiers Entertained [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
Soldiers Entertained A very pleasant time was spent on Friday evening last, when a number of friends entertained Pto. Les Hart per at a smoke social and presented him with a handsome wallet, suitably inscribed. Pte. Harper who has en listed in the A.I.F. is at present in camp at Mt. Martha. He attended the Glenvale S.S. when a lad and for many years played football with the Whittlesea Football Club, and was captain of the team for two seasons.
Arthur's Creek "THIS MAN HITLER" DETERMINATION KEYSTONE TO VICTORY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
Arthur's Creek. "THIS. MAN HITLER" DETERMINATION KEYSTONE TO VICTORY One of the most representative gatherings ever held in the district took place at Arthur's Creek Hall last Saturday night when people from districts near and far including Mr. Everard, M.L.A., and the presidents of the Eltham and Whittlesea Shires attended a function arranged to farewell five boys of the district who' have enlisted. Arthur's Creek Hall was packed to the doors for this functioh, the at tendance being well over the 200 mark. The guests of the evening were Corporal Gordon McKimmie, Aircrafts man Donald Sutherland and Privates O'Brien and Watts. Private Colin McMillan is already serving overseas, but his father was in .attendance and received gifts on his behalf. Union Jacks and Australian flags were draping- the stage when the chairman of the farewell committee (Mr. Ken McMillan) introduced the speakers, Mr. Everard, Councillor Hurrey, Councillor Braid, Councillor Mc Lellan and Mr. D. Shaihun. TWhen p...
Greensborough SOLDIERS' FAREWELL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
Greensborough SOLDIERS' FAREWVELLT ,To-morrow. night a farewelol social to members of the A.I.F, will .take place in the Masonii Hall. Theo pro Bgramnme will include dancing; and (itncs, and prosontations w11I be made by .Mr. Everardi .L.A; Ladles are anled to bring a basket. An Australian Tea Is to lhe held In aid of the Red Cross Funds on Sep tomber 11 and will be opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Heldelberg (Councillor and Mirs. Clinton)
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL PRESIDENT'S THANKS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL .400 - IPRESIDENT'S THANKS A the conclusion of the last nmeeting of the Comlcil, the Shire President (Councillor T. ITurrey) thanked the councillors for their co-operation and assist ance during the year for wvhich he had occupied the chair. lle said that all his colleagues had given him every assistance. The new president of the Shiro will be elected at the Septiember meeting. It is possible that Coun cillor Hurrey may be elected for a further term.
MEAT AREA PROPOSAL OPPOSED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
MEAT AREA PROPOSALY OPPOSED A letter received at the last mooeet ing_ of the Whittlesea Shire Council from the Public Health Commission concerning the suggested declaration of a portion of the Shire~'as a meat area, received severe criticism. The idea outlined was that the northern portion of the Shire )be ex cluded for the 'prBsent, but the area southi of-the line between' Mernda and Yani Yean beo included, The coun cil's comments and information were invited; especially, as to the extent of the area which should be proclaimed. Cbuncillor Gardiner said he was not in agreement with the Whittlesea.Shire being included in the meat area. Councillor Owens: Preston is quite near enough if they want to declare' meat areas. Councillor Daley:'They want ,all meat sold in this area to be killed at the Newmarket' abattoirs. It is a well known fact that if you kill' 8' beast straight from. the saleyards "it will kill black. Beasts bought in the sale yards must have a .spell: out In the country ...
MILK STAND REQUEST GRANTED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
MILK STAND REQUEST GRANTED A- request front Mr. D;. Neale, of Harvest Homeo Lane, Epping, for per= mission to erect a milk stand jutting out-a little from his fence, was grant ed by the council. Councillor Gardiner'objected on the grounds that there were too many such stands jutting on to the roads. They created a danger of accident, in which case, he said, the council would bh -liable. CONDITION OF IIENDERSON" STREET Mlossrs C. Jukes, F. Alexander and A. Chiminello, of Henderson Street,. drew attention to the condition of the roadway east. of the Darobin Crook, which they described as be ing well nigh impasable, and a serious drawback' to their respective busi nesses. The engineer was instructed to in spect and .report on the road.
Diamond Creek RED CROSS DEPOT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
:Diamond Creek RED CROSS DEPOT The Red Cross depot for papers,' -scrap iron, aluminiu'm, cigarette tins, bicycle tyres and tubes, etc., is ar bl. John's Vicarage, Diamond Creolc, where Mr. Welland will be plt.nas to, receive such donations. Next month the children will hold a ba?aar in the Prarlsh Hall inf aft of the Red Cross. RED CROSS DANCE The Red Cross and Comfo.ts F'u:nd dance held- at Diamond Creek inst, Saturday was very succesful an:i ca i fund will benefit to the extent o:f When the Red Cross sewing mooeet ing was hold on Tuesday, the following. garments were handed in: 12 prs py Jamas, one helmet,, four pullovers, one pair slippers, 22. hospital shirts, three caps, 10 prs of mittens, nine" scarves, 'nine prs. of sox, six tidy bags aind nine' food covers. SOLD)IERS TO BE' ENTERTAINED Next. Tuesday, afternoon' members ,of. the Diamond Creek Rled Cross wi!l entertaii -soldiers from the Stonning ton. Convalescent Hospital. At pre?sent the ladies propose to entertain their gue...
VETERINARY HOSPITAL ON FAMOUS SITE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
VETERINARY HOSPITAL ON FAMOUS SrIE. Although this is largely a war of machines, horses are being increasing ly used in camps, particularly for short hklulaies. ' This has again brought into. prominence tihe estate of the late C. B. Fisher, whose name is coinmemorated by the Plato race at V.R.C. Spring meetings. On this es tate is established the 4th Veterinary Hospital which was built .in 1911. It comprilses 40 loose boxes and phar macy, drug and instrument stores, and staff accommoddtion. In "the last war ýthis hospital was extensiiely used, and already in this campaign more than 1,000 horses have been ireated at it and returned to duty. The funct ions of tle hospital are to prevent the introduction and spread of contagious animal diseases; to reduce wastage amongst animals by prompt applica tion of first aid, to remove sick and injured horses from the Field Army and nurse them back to health anid to piovide and replenish veterinary equipment for officers attached, for duty with fi...
GOLF GREENSBOROUGH CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 30 August 1940
GOLF . GREENSBOROUGII CL UB - Chaniplonslhp-149, °A. J. "Hill (1, Assoclates-184, Mirs.-. Herlhort " (60, '60, 62.). *.Next Saturday the conipotitlon will be for the President's; trojli . WIIITTE\SEA CLUB `=On SaturdWa, Miss MicDon ald. 'aid Mr... Cyril: Grifiths won- _thee~ . mixed doubles evept;:-' .. The clubi's. monthly medal ias play ed on- Sunday anal resulted in a :win for MIr. Fi'ank} Walker 71 (2G), with :II Clancy, 72 (17), and C. Batten, 73 '(27) the next best.