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A VERITABLE CRISIS IN SERIOUS DANGER OF LOSING. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
A VERITABLE CRISIS IN SERIOUS DANGER OF LOSING. We have now reached a serious crisis. The situation is more critical in this fourth year than at any mo ment in the first three months. Dur ing the first three months the Ger mans had every chance of beating us. For three years after those critical first three months they had no chance of beating us. Now, in the beginning of the fourth year of the war, they have a definite prospect of beating us before America can come to our sup port. The Americans hope to put a million men into the field next spring. But they have to cross the Atlantic, which is swarming with sub marines, and it may be that the American reinforcements will be de layed, owing to the difficulties and dangers of navigation. However long may be the delay, until they come Britain and France will have to sup port nearly the whole weight of the German and Austrian attacks. -W. H. Holman, Premier of N.S.W.
The Soldiers' Vote AN OVERWHELMING "YES." [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
The Soldiers' Vote AN OVERWHELMING "YES." Realising that the opponents of re inforcements duped the public at last referendum by the false statement that soldiers would vote "No," the returned men have taken prompt ac tion this time. They have declared themselves "Yes" voters. The fol lowing facts show this. The soldiers know the needs of their mates in the trenches. Be guided by them. The committee of the Bendigo branch of the Returned Soldiers' As sociation has unanimously decided to support the reinforcements proposal. Vote "Yes" is the urgent recom mendation of the Castlemaine branch of the R.S.A. Returned soldiers at Hamilton have decided to support the Ministry's proposals. "We pledge ourselves to do our best .to secure a 'Yes' majority," state the members of the Goulburn Valley branch of the association. Speaking at Geelong on behalf of the Soldiers' League, Major Edgar said that not more than 3 per cent. of returned men would vote "No." At a meeting of returned soldiers conv...
W.C.T.U. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
W.C.T.U. A business meeting of Fairfield branch of the Women's Christian Temperance Union was held iin Pres b)yterii~: Chufrch on Tlesday: iGood progress :ws: reportedin all braniches of. wo~lrk. Motons of symn Iathy iv-ere passed and ilfo?i rardled to two mem blers wh:lio: have 'recently: lost sois 'at thei' frbnt; namiilyMrs Boyd and MIrs. luncil Petition formis .for ,var-time .prohillitioni ", ere dixstribu ted . :iniong m biitders te ; itoi gin signa tures., Repoits from ainnual conven tion were read and: explained 1by dele gates. The .Benldiction and a: cupL of tei broiught the meeting to a close.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
MAN!- I - 6 Ii AND His CLOTHES Almost daily we notice how particular the average man has become. For " the S man who cares" conceranino his outward / a ppearance. we can confidently appeal . from the standpoint ofknowinge how and just what to supply to fulfil the require I ments of men who desire Clothes of - t Perfect Fit and Style and ,I Dependable y Qualities i . Our list of Satisfied Customers is on the increase. We spare no effort to give I complete satisfaction to the man who en- 1 W l trusts his order to us. Let us please you we are pleasing others. Why not? ?, I Have you seen the New Cloths ? q If you haven't, you should not fail to do I so. Our splendid assortment of Newest / will surely please every taste. I IOr New Style SAC SUITS * * Perfectly Cut, Made and Finished. This is value unbeatable and is V.6-50 wina?nog us new friends daily. V.6- I I T. TREVENA & SON, The Reliable LADIES' and GENTS' TAILORS, £stabliahed over 30 years. 'Phone 5410. THE HAT KING. 266 Smi...
ARE WE FIGHTING FOR ENGLAND OR AUSTRALIA? [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
ARE WE FIGHTING FOR ENGLAND OR AUSTRALIA? Facts Which Speak for Themselves AUSTRALIA'S TRUE POSITION Some Queries and Some Answers There are those who cry that Australia has done enough, and who try to back up their arguments by the statement that Australia, in taking her 't part in the war, is fighting only for England. Australia is not fighting . only for England; she is fighting for her very existence, fighting in order. that she shall retain her inherent right to grow and expand until she reaches the full vigor of nationhood. Australia is wrapped up in the fate of England: if England should be vanquished Australia would Inevitably fall under the. iron rule of Germany. In the following article, byAmbrose Pratt, it is shown that apart from the fact that Australia's fate depends on the fate of England, England has claims upon Australia's help in this time of crisis, claims which cannot be ignored. +4+Ve!*++++4*+++++++++++++++:X*++++++!+!*+++++++++M*+ The Commonwealth Government is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
GERMANY'S CRIMES FORCING WAR ON THE WORLD. TRICKING RUSSIA OVER MOBILISATION. VIOLATING BELGIAN NEUTRALITY. IMLINES, TERMONDE, LOUVAIN. OFFICIAL RAPING IN THE MAR KET PLACE AT LIEGE. "lTE LUSITANIA." EDITI CAVELL. ZEPPELIN MURDERS. RINE GAS. EPORTATIONS FROM BELGIUM AND LILLE. WITTrENBURG TYPHUS CAMP. ''KIXG HOSPITAL SHIPS. SAinge-Johnson. 308 Collins-st. A MOTHER'S LAMENT. I dreamed I saw a mother, And her head was bowed in shame; Her heart was wrung with anguish, And her eyes had lost their flame; Long brooded she in silence, - In her bitter abject woe, Then shrieked she in her hopeless grief,. "My God, I voted 'No'." I said, "Come, tell me, mother, Of the burden on thysoul, What is it that hath bowed thee -::.: · , In this grief beyond control." Said she: "My eyes were blinded, That the truth I did not know, These hands of mine with blood are red .:: "My God, I voted 'No'." "Men called for reinforcement, " - -:.*.-:.: And I let them call in vain; The word I should have spoken, I ...
If there be a "No" Vote WHAT WILL FOLLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 15 December 1917
If there be a "No" Vote WHAT WILL FOLLOW. "If you agree to our proposals seryr pledge I make on behalf of the Government will be kept to the let trand the spirit. But supposing you ia not agree to these proposals, ahat do you think will happen? Do you think you will go on as before? IDonot fall into any such error. You m?uast not think that in this war. you an escape the inevitable. You can not. Under the country's laws you can decide whether you will have it this way or that way. That is all you can do. I ay deliberately that I make these pledges, and I will stand bythem. But if you will not support me you cannot expect me to be bound by any pledge. if you will not do your duty, then when this Gbvern ment has resigned and something fol lowe-I do not know what will follow, but whatever it is I shall not be re sponsible, nor shall I hold myself bound by anythling set out in the pro alamation. Married men, I pledge myself, if these proposals are car ried, to exempt you. Farmers, I ple...
Heidelberg Bowling Club. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
Heidelberg Bowling Club. (By "Draw the:Shot.") Saturday last saw the fourth victory of the season for, our, club Ain Pennant matches; the defeat of S.M.C.C. ivas'not the least meritorious- of oiur victories. Our results so far for the season go to show that had we put our best team into the Pennant, and players turned up to matches consistently, we should have made a good bid for the coveted flag.. T4h fact is the Heidelberg bowlers have not yet seriously put their mind upon bowls; a few, show: enthusiasm, the otlh'ers wqtiitit 'Scores=- " Heidelberg-Rev. Hardie 2i, May 23, King 20, Reynolds,30; total 94. S.M.C.C-Bent 24, RIev. Thompson 17, Wilks 26, Ledermani 13; total SO. Christmas requirements for the ladies at old value prices; Hattaums, Northcote. Notice is give of the dates on which the collector for gas and electric light will be at Alphington, Ivanhoe, and Fairfield. '
Fairfield Bowling Club. (By Morris). [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
Fairfield Bowling Club. (By Morris). Fairfield played Thornbury it Thornbury on Saturday last and won by 17 points. The weather was perfect, and the green in good condition, having a nice even draw on both hands. Guerrero's rink had a good win, beating Doran. by 8 points. Le Masurier's rink was far too good for Dickason's team, beating lhemn by 21 points. Butcher's rink beat Frenchum's by 4 points. Kimpton was beiten for the first time this season, falling a yictim to Holden to the extent of 16 points. Scbres: FAIRFIELD, 100. 1--.enkins, Rosman, Roach, Guerrero.. 24 2-Bryiiiiig, Hampstead, Perry, Le Masurier .. r. .............. 36 3-Martin, Mercer, Linegar, Kimpton .. 15 4-Barke, McLaren, Haworth, Butcher 25 THORNBURY, 83. 1-Richard, Berryman, Farley, Doran.. 16 2-Paterson, Hammett, Denny, Dickason 15 3 Whitteker, Duncan, Jones, Holden.. 31 4-IHarmsworth, Price, Webster, Frencham .... .. ... ..... . 21 The unfinished game of October 20 was brought to an end, and resulted in a win f...
BOWLS. IVANHOE RECREATION ASSOCIATION. (By Sir Francis) [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
BOWLS. IVANHOE RECREATION ASSOCIATION. (By.Sir Francis) Th: e ,fixturt . of the. A team was against Prihies': Park;' on-: the Ivanhoe green. In the 'matchl earlier .in the season the game 'Was interrupted by a .[rain' storm, several ends being. yet- to decide in three rinks, P1rinces; Park -having a. lead of 3 points. This was played off after the return match, ,and Ivanhoe, emerged out 0ofthe contest with a lead of 6 points. This was the first win of the local- Ateam. Of last, Saturday's msatcli Pritices Park had their revenge, as they beat. Ivanhoe, by. 21 'points., ,G. Gay, of Ivanhoe, was >= against Edwardsi. and the scoring :was generally. in favour of the Princes Park four,' who finished 6 .up. A. Walker's team were':again-.the best' perforni ers, and .by scoring a fiver and a fourer the last two' ends-won. by 5 points. - A. II. Scott d.the Ivanhoe. presidenit, was drawn against Lloyd; and made a' good defence for 10' ends, when the scores were level-10 all. Front that' sta...
COREEN SCHOOL, HEIDELBERG. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
COREEN SCHOOL, HEIDELBERG. The annual distribution of prizes in con nection with Miss Thorn's school and kin-. dergarten took place in Scots Church Hall on Thursday, 13th inst. The hall .was filled with relatives and friends of the pupils. The Rev. E. Wade (C. of E.) was chairman, and presented the prizes. He referred, in highly eulogistic terms to the discipline, training and atmosphere of the school. He charac terised the atmosphere as 'a truly religious and happy one, and the management. as ex cellent. He said it was a pleaure to him to give religious instruction in tile school week after week, to speak to children so intelli gent and attentive; and he considered that Heidelberg was highly favoured in having such a school. After the prizes were given, Mr. Wade, on behalf of the children, pre sented the principals with handsome gifts, and in the name of the pupils wished then a happy holiday.. The Rev. R. Thom, for the principals, thanked Mlr. Wade for the kind words he had, spoke...
SCHOOL PRIZE GIVING. COOERWULL SCHOOL, IVANHOE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
- SCHOOL PRIZE GIVING.? COOERWULL. SCHOOL, IVANHOE. On Tuesday' last 'the distribution of prizes in connection with Miss L6owe'. Co?oerwull School took place. ' The following report was .read by Rev. R. Hamilton:-In .my report of last year comment was -made by the truantofficer. on the excellent attendance. This year' has: been somewhat broken into by measles.: Our school now numbers 92, a gain ois last year.. We have sent up two girls for: junior public, but no results are yet published.: Ruth Behan was successful last year, passingi: iil six subjects. We are very pleased with .the result of our divinity. examination, having: gained 12 first-class "honour- certificates,i all Victorian. grammar schools competinig in this examination: Last year: we came 'third on the list, beaten only by, Merton Hall' and Geelong Graimmar School. This" year our: place is -'not kilown yet. Successful certifi cate holders are. as follow :-Senior Divisioni: Jean and. Claudia'' -Kiig. ' :Iitermediate: Is...
Warringal Park. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
'"arringal Park. 0 Of ratepaers 'interested in the 'o Varringal Park was held :t:'ence i - Mr T m aling on Friday 1e,. , t;Ih the comnmittee sub eo to the effect that the whole Sof llani o takei over by the coun t Shtle (,;vernment had been ind tl: e t c loled by ates and ,.t ". plted "eery ten feet apart :'b1 i ic t cyrsty s trees; also a So rence d ill along Banksia itPiand with .euctalyptus botry t ,t 1 ot teln blocks of privatelv , '.a lanksia-street had been iI r " nLltitee for about £300; f tI of e was ilow being iiid lnd (.' s, and the itO??d tile Austin IHospital trus .V..t ogrht lte whole of the land I?: i for aibout t600. As the .h1 tready .ile"'t in labour and e:,t 5 tin pr i" i50 on improve .i alie" ie l a?iproached, Sleol fits assistallce in secur '. L: l lit ani. An oifer I?. o; ,ne i lle columittee to .i· c he 1,locks if tile council Ti, S llteres ol tile inoncv. . pr.l ..rei thilt tle council had : i ti e moI vemet, as the ac - Iark purposes was an : ei" e "towI plta...
BADLY BEHAVED YOUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
BADLY BEHAVED YOUTHS.. At thec court oni Moniday- a-niunber of 3youths were charged with shirking: drill, and ':the PM.. had occasion to rebuke theim for their unseenly behaviour wheii they were going fromi the station to the courthouse. They .climbed over, the fence it the station, y;elled- out to peo pie along: thei street, sang boisterous songs, and, as the P.M: remarked, went along ,like a pack of howling dogs. If, they had been brought up on a charge of insuiting behaviour, they' would have been' severely' punished.
W.C.T.T. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
IT C. T. T. A w?ell attended social gathering of the Fairfield branch of Women's Christian Temi'perance. Union i;as . held in the Chlurch of. Christ on Tuesday last, 11th Zpceniber. Mrs HtitchinsoI spoke on I. igii ,education, and held the rapt'at tIe pf B1, a present. A solo by Mrs v. ; -ý t at tl .tLo by Mrs Glass borrow, a,. ?? 1-iiiF ,I y t;,e muent .Sy:rpati j . .dA -?YP.er president (Mrs Fullardi, 9,.s had passed away duriing tn,. week.
PREFERENTIAL VOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
PREFERENTIAL VOTING. Thisy systemn'has been declared to be the fairest and most democratic kilown, as it is supposed to. prevent a man get ting into Parliament against the wishes of the majority of the people ; in other, wor'dsdtlie best man is expected to be re .turn e Notwithstanding all its virtues, (the system is something like driving pigs to market-=you don't know where the deuce it wVill. lead you to. &lt;' The fol lowing story is vouched for by an offi cial in connection with the recent elec 'tion.. A voter, belonging to the weaker sex, in explaining how she voted, said: ".Well Cain hasn't got much to thank mne for, although he did gel in, for I gave May four votes and Cain only one."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
. ANTED to Lease, 20 to 50 acres for grazing, Heidelberg, Greensbor oilgh; Templestowe districts. "Stock," Heidelberg P.O. LOST, in Ivanhee, Dec. 14; Envelope containing war stamps and money. Finder please return stamips NEWS office, Ivanhoe: [OR Sale, Delivery Mare, fast and ..'. showy. Apply A. ROSS, Lower Tem plestowe. Home morning aiid evening OR Sale, Bay Gelding, 7yrs, trial, pulls F till he drops; £0 .-O. K., Butchcr, Heidelberg. TABLE Roosters foi. Sale. 2, each. S.po cial brceders (i\eKangio Saift Rob. bins) 5/. 1.ITTE, Waverley-a:ve. Ivaqnhoe. W .ANTED KNOWN.--The Pine Tree W Poultry Farm -sells guarantoee Fresh Eggs by ddoscn hundred or thousand. Table fo vls a ,speciality. -Qrdex?s now boolk inq for Xmas. Get'u early. Avoid disap pointrpent. NO Business' on Sundays, THOS. RO1DA; teidelberg road, ALPHING H EIDELBERG PICTURES ? MATINEE 2.30. Sat. Dec. 22. NIGHT 8 Circus Cyclone, 2000ft. comedy "THE MAN FROM M?'ANHATTAN," a po litical drama featurihg William Stowell. "SECRE...
MILITARY MEDALS [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 22 December 1917
MILIT'ARY MEDA\TS: M- r J G. W hite; of Parkvie ;-road :Al phiig,hoii' has the holior of: laviing- two sons, who hiae (on the.: niilitar ':mcdal L.ance-coFporal (:(low corporial) H. G WWhite: received-a military, medail for ser n'ices renderedl ii n connectioiin ~itli the 14th Field? Ambulaince iin .i ance ,,He. enlisted earlyv ini the war iiitli the 2id ieldi Aimbilance of the .1st Division aiinrl2was in the latiding at Gaha-Terpeini 915.?:'H is29 ycears, of age, lias. joihed the 14th Field.: Ambniliinee of the 5tl , Tivisiouii, and is now in France. News is just to hand that Pvte. J. G. White, 21 years of age, who went away in January, 1916, has also been awarded the military med al. The two brothers met in Egypt, and as the elder has the privilege of claiming the younger, the latter. was en abled to join his'brother's company.