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INCREASED PHOSPHATE PRICES War Conditions Are Responsible [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
INCREASED PHOSPHATE PRICES. War Conditions Are Responsible THE heavy increases la the pricy of superphosphate approved by tlh: Commonwealth Prices Commissioner, Professor D- B. Copeland, :were made necessary because phospl:tatu rock, sulphur and bags' ar.m to ?a :lrge ex?? tent imported ifrom abricdl, ai?,d be cause of the war, ha r:. been silbject to heavy increases in landed costs over which the Commonwealth Gov' eminment has no control. The Commonwealth Prices Com missioner, realising the importance of the price of phosphate to prim'ary pro ducers, is makling a further survey to discover if any relief can be given i:a the next adjustment of prices Producers must remember however, that freights and war risk insurances may both rise in the immediate fn ture because of increased shortage of shipping space and the dangers to ships brought about by the inter national situation. The problem will be kept under con stant review and relief will be given: as soon as possible.
Wattle Glen SCHOOL CROWDED FOR FOREWELL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Wattle Glen SCHIOOL CROWDED FOR FOIIEWELIj Undoubtedly the biggest crowd ever 0o congregate in Wattle Glen attended the farewell to soldiers who have on Jisted from the district, which was held in the school last Saturday night. There were more than 200 present, and fortunately the weather was fine because many of them en joyed the programme presented from outside the building. ti The school had been effectively dec orated with brightly colored flowers and ferns kindly lent by Miss Keen an, while colored Chinese lanterns lent a gay atmosphere to the surround ings. Each of the se\'en lads who have enlisted was presented with a money belt by the Shire President (Council lor Braid) on behalf of residents, while Councillor McLellan and ?Coun cillor Clarke represented that Shire and handed over certificates on behalf of the Council. The guests of the vening - were Corporal Plant, Privates >R. Foulkes, P. Foulkes, F. Taylor, HU;. McKee, A. Keenan and J. Hawkins.: Mrr.oD.' S.. McLchlan ...
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
RIFlflE SHOOTING Sdores of the .miniature rille match Diamond Valley Club v Brunswick Citib shot on the Brunswick: range wero as follow: Diamond Valley 'W. Tuckoer ..... .. 59 A. McKimmio.. .......... 58 J. Mlller .. ............ 57 ."3, Heddled ý. . - * . . " - * 57 0. Lacey . .. * .... . .50 C. Limmer 5.. .. ... * .. 56 J.iCo .. ... . .. * .. . ** 56 C. Laidlay .... ... * . .. .. .. 56 P: Glennon y. .. .. ... . .. .. 52 Total 507 S 1Brunswick J. Grisel .. .. .. . .. . 5 I-T. Tippins .. .. . .. .. ... 58 B.Allison .. . .... .. .... 57 B.., Taylor . .. . .. .. . ., 57 .l'?McPlIee... .. .. .. .... .. 55 T. MIorgains ..- .. .. 54 A. Esnouf . . .... . 53 J. Foss .. .. ... : .... 54 A. Matthews .. .. .... .. .. 52 Total . . 498 This .was the first occasion the Dia monci Valley Club have shot on a miniature ratige, ,and resulted in" a .win.
LESS THAN INCREASED COST [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
LESS THAN INCREASED COST In these States the increased cost has not been so great. Before the increased price was de.;rled, stocks` of materials and b)ags bought at lowOf prices were taken into accbuntt. Con sequently the increase in phosphate prices allowed was actually less than the increase in the landed cost of the materials in Australia. The increases which have operated since July 1. are £1. a ton in Western Australia and Eyre Peninsula, 1.8/- a ton in New South Wales, Victoria andi South Australia. (other than Eyre Pe ninsl.n) and 13/- a ton is Tasmania.
Kinglake West And Central Red Cross Branch HOUSE PARTY AT "PHARAMOND" [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Kinglake West And Central Red Cross Branch IHOUSE PARTY AT "PIIARAMOND" Thoso who braved the elements to attend the social evening held at the 'home of Mrs. Coller, last Wednesday enjoyed themselves very much. 'Iin fact the evening seemod all too short for the fine progranmme which "MIrs. Coller had arranged for their enter-, tainment. '-The euchre tournament ended in a draww between Messi's J. Rogers and J. Baird. The final play-off was most amusing and intoresting and, finished with, a wi?n for MAr: Rogers by -i v oy nari'ow margin. Miss' Beryl Meolian and Mr. Harold Coller tied for pinning the tall on "Ferdinand;.": ,Other com 'potitions were won, by Mrs. Collor and 1Mr. 'R:Lock. AMrs. Collo.r -donlted 'all tpizOes.? for the evening its well as a vory linoe Pup per, after which the proceed s' of the evening, tofallirg" £E2/12/3 .word hand .ed to the secretary of the branClh (Mrs H. ~Coller). The niext house-party wlie ho .held at the libmo of Mrs. Rowlands of 'rommy's Hut oq W.re...
REASONS FOR INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
REASONS FOR INCREASE The increased prices were approved only after an exhaustive examination of the added cost of naterials. These increases are due to increases in F'.O.B. prices in the country of export. hligher freight rates, heavy war risk insuralnce on Qhip.s and cargoes and in some cases increase in exchange rates. Increases in freight and insurances on phosphate rock, imported from Ocean Tsland in Nari, have amounted to approximately 30/ a ton since-the. outbreak of war and are respbnsible .for an increase of 18/ a ton in 'the pride of phosphate in Austi'alia lThe increased cost of bags and su4a phur have been responsible for an ,increase of 3/ a ton. Some States are entirely dependelit for their sulphur upon imported brim stole but in the Eastern States some of- the requirements have been met from Australian materials.
R.A.C.V. Is Non Political NO SELECTION OF CANDIDATES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
R.A.C.V. Is Non Political NO SELECTION OF CANDIDATES A? a result of inquiries having been received as to whether the R.A.C.V. Is endorsing any candidates for the Fed eral elcetion, especially as some are being supported by a recently formed motoring body, the R.A.C.V. has an nounced that it is following its estab lished policy and remains a strictly non-l)arty organisation. Motorists, the Club points out, include people of every -.hade of political opinion, and it would be placing an altogether dis proportionate emphasis on their motoring activities to ask that they 1 should change the political opinions of a lifetime over a single matter such as petrol rationing, however impiortant the subject may be from a motoring point of view. .It may be significant that, among the early candidates an nounced by this 'body, are prominent members of the Douglas Credit Asso clation: This does not mean that the Club is- politically inert. It has always been in the forefront of any movement to prot...
Whittlesea Work On Swimming Pool [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Whittlesea Work On Swimming : Pool \Vhein wok began -early this .week on laying the floor of the swimming pool, residents began .to. hope that they, wiJl see the. pool completed in time for the coming season. Thie work' has been made possille by the Government Grant of ,£150 and the paylient of £75 by the Whittlesea Ratepayers' and Residents' League. MILITARY CAMP The secretary of the Ratepayers' League (MiMe. Nell McKendrlck) has communicated with.the Southern Com mand with a request that Whittlesen be consideired as a site for a military comp. In the surrounding district there ar' a number do suitable places for such a camp anid- with water and electric light on to he town there should lie little ilifflcilty. if such a camp is es tablished, it will mean a big thing for the district. Men are peculiar, just as women have long suspected. Fon instance. a fellow who hadn't kissed his wife in five years, shbt a fellow who did. SII r lll I'l l,'r~lI [ I r tlrl,,•
Whittlesea Cycle Club [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Whittlesea Cycle Club Handicaps for the Road Race to Bundoora Lane and return,: 30 miles, to-morrow, are: L. Mitchell, scratch; J. Watts, Amin; W. WVoods,. 1min; S McDonald;'R. Bat ten, .1rmin;.- L. Roberts, A.. Braid, 3 min; J. Searle, D McKendrick, 5min; A. Sparrow, A. Gale, 10min; B. Wailes, H. Lorenz, A. Batten,: llmin.
First Football Semi-Final PANTON HILL ASSOCIATION Hurstbridge Soundly Defeat Panton Hill [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
First Football Semi-Final PANTON HILL ASSOCIATION Hurstbridge Soundly Defeat Panton Hill TITH the luck of the toss Hurst bridge with the benefit of a strong wind behind-them, laid the foundations of a sound victory by scoring six goals three behinds to Panton Hill's two goals straight. Unfortunately for Panton Hill the breeze had died down by the com mencement of the second quarter and they failed to reap any advantage over their opponents whose defence was solid all day. They managed only four 1 behinds for this quarter while Hurst bridge added two goals three behinds to their total-making the half time totals 8 goals 6 behinds for Hurst bridge and 2 goals 4 behinds, for Pan ton Hill The third quarter was played very vigorously with some improvement in the quality of the play. ,'The gam, swept at pace from one end to: the S-rv. neither side giving much chance .for' the other to score. Panton Hill deserved moi;e than their two behinds for the quarter, but the .?,nl weakness of, the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
* FEDERAL ELECTIONS ? ? DEAKIN ELECTORATE : IMR. wI. UTCINS N, 0 .1R,i " (Retiring Government Candidate) ? WILL ADDRESS ELECTORS AS FOLLOWS:- ? SEPTEMBER 11th, WEDNESDAY ? 12 noon: KANGAROO GROUND, Outside P.O. E 2.30 p.m.: HURSTBRIDGE, Outside P.O. ? 4 p.m.: PANTON HILL HALL : SEPTEMBER 13th, FRIDAY- mu R 3 p.m.: DOREEN HALL - 8 p.m.: Whittlesea Mechanics' Hall SEPTEMBER 14th, SATURDAY 8 p.m.: Yarra Glen Memorial Hall SSEPTEMBER 16th, MONDAY 12 noon: KINGLAKE, Outside P.O. . VOTE [j HUTCHINSON ? For National Unity and an Effective E ° War Effort ? ? (Authorised by K. J. Reglar, Campaign Secretary, 553 Station Street, N S(Box l-ill. W1X32I0.) i EAT AND ENJOY THE BEST - IT COSTS NO MORE ! IROBINSoN P WER'S (GREENSBOROUGH) Milk-Made Bread KEEPS BETTER - CUTS BETTER - TASTES BETTER Try A Loaf To-day -It's Good Daily Delivery in Greenshorougli, Montmorency, Briar Hill, Yarrambat 'PHONE. GREENSBOROUGH. 56 THE ORIGINAL W. G. APPS & SONS PTY, LTD. .FUNERAL DIRECTORS NO CONNECTION W...
Correspondence (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Correspondence (To the ]Editor.) Sir,-I would like to draw attention. to some omissions in-the report of the Farowell to Soldiers by-thl e Arthur's Creek and Strathew.en District.. This I consider very nimportant;-- as Strath ewen, did a good deal for this .fire wecll and noirly everyone resident .was present. Also, pr iocedings opened irith, the National Anthem, Splayed by Mr. Sharp, whvo also accompanied .I'-s Sutherlind on the piano when she s0o ably gave a .vocal item,. whlct vwas much aplp eciated. Yours etc,; JAMESRMURPHY. I - on. Sec. At thur's C reek, Septombc;'ix2, 1940.
St. Andrews FAREWELL TO SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
St. Andrews FAREWETTLL TO SOLDIERS A.good_ night s' expected at. the ,Queenstown Hall'on September 13 to bid- farewell and inake presentations to all the soldiers` who have enlisted up to- the present .with the Second A.I.F The lads who are to receive presen tations ire: ]Roy -Archer, J, Belfleld, A. Belfleld, J: Dunstone, D, Duntsone, J. A. ?oyes, A., W?Villiams, C. Joyce, and E. ?\r; Mills.? I'arents, wives, and inext. of kin will receiv\e. special invitatioils. EUCHTRE PARTY A. record attendance at the last euchre party at St. Andr.ews Wan.noted there being 2.1 plyei's. The prizer winners for the fist twos were Messrs G. Quinn and C. Steinman, and TMies dame 'Niclasen and Dunstone. Prizes have: been donated by "Mr. C. Steinman andi lissy R. Steinman, and M'r. and Mrs. Fawcett, QUOITr TOURNAMENT The - quoit tournament held. on Sat ~'rday afternoons in aid'of the Com forts Fund still draiws fair atendanccs. The finalists are i\essrs A. Fawcott, .T. 'Lyall, G. Quinn, N. Normani and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
J. G. GRANDY'S ENGINEERING WORKS Any Lathe Work done by Fully Experienced Turner. Battery Charger installed and all types of Battery Repairs done. OXYWELDING 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 IIOIYIRtS You can purchase all your Tools, Hardware, Oils and Paints at the Eltham Hardware Store (W. Wal ker, Prop.). dSe us first for all Eltham Hardware Store your Plen.b! . requirements ... at low prices. Hot Water Services. Opp Railway Station, Eltham Septic Tanks, Paths and Sinks in stalled at shortest notice. Call or Phone: Greensborough 65 phone for our quote NOW! THE CHOICEST BEEF, MUTTON, LAMB, And SMALL GOODS At C. E. Baird's WHITTLESEA BUTCHERY LOCALLY FATTENED AND KILLED - ALL MEAT KEPT IN REFRIGERATOR Prompt Attention to Mail and Orders from a Distance. Delivery throughout Whittlesea and the Surrounding Distric...
Montmorency Soldiers' Farewell [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Montmorency -- . Soldie s' Farewell The Montmorency Soldiers' Welfare Committee .wish to announce that next TSaturday a social evening will be held to farewell the boys who are going away. All residents are asked to at tend the function at which presenta tions will be made to each of the boys. YOUNGER SET The Montmorency Younger Set at its last meeting decided to hold a birthday celebration dance on October 5 in honor of the auxiliary's first an niversary. Details will be advertised later, and it is hoped to make the night a gala .function. Donations may be sent to the secretary, Miss' Beryl Northmore.
Claim Fails ENGINEER SUED FOR DAMAGES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 6 September 1940
Claim Fails S ENGINEER SUED IFO)I *DAMAGES Eileen iMabel Moore, through her father, John Henry Moore, proceeded against Herbert Ed ward Grittlths, municipal engin eer, in the Preston Court on Sop tomerber 4 for the recovery of £3/18/6 as damages to a bicycle which had been concerned in a collison with defendant's car on the rord between Epping and Thomastown. Elleen Mlabel Moore, 16 years, of Epping, said that on May 23 at 8.30 p.m. she was riding a bi cycle between Epping and Thonm astown on the gravel at the side. well off the crown of the road. She had two lights on the cycle at the time, and was hit by a car from behind. . Defendant was the driver of the car, and he drove her to the police station. Grlf tiths told her thaint a car conm ing the other way had not dim med its lights. At the police sta tlon Constable Elils asked her if she wanted to see a doctor, and she said she didl not. The people who were with defendant in the cat' were also at the police station but did not say...