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One Tree Hill Mining Co. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
One Tree Hill Mining Co. The One Tree Hill Gold Mining Co. crushed at the Queenstown State battery last week 15 tons of quartz for 42 ozs. 5 dwts. of smelted gold. The mine has four reefs carrying nice gold. The old Swedish and Moonlight reefs, which carried heavy yields in the days of the glory of the Cale- donia diggings at Queenstown and Smith's Gully have been located at the lower level by a tunnel driven over 1000 feet into the hill and those are being worked at a depth of about 200 fete from the surface. During the operations a third reef, nicknamed the Mystery has been struck, from which over 400 ozs of gold. have been obtained from about 120 tons of stone. This reef is now 3 feet wide, and shows good gold in the winze sunk 19 feet from the tunnel and is getting wider and richer every day as the sinking proceeds. This is the first time any deep sinking has taken place; pre- viously only the surface has been scratched, &nbsp; and the old miners have always prophesied t...
Eltham. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
Eltham. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) During last week an official of the Railway Department was deputed by the Commissioners to interview the &nbsp; President of the Eltham and Glen Park Progress Association (Mr Banks) regarding the possibility of the estab- lishment of a flag station to serve that locality. He was instructed to gather information as to the number of residents, and also estates which were likely to be subdivided shortly. The official was escorted over Glen Park by Mr Banks, and interviewed several of the large landholders. One of the latter persons informed the officer that he proposed subdividing his estate in the near future, and a further assurance was given by &nbsp; an influential resident that five houses would be erected in close proximity to and upon the station being estab- lished. The official was much im- pressed by the representations, and stated he would report favourably to the Commissioners. Mr E. Bourke, a former resident of Eltham died ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
Woods' Great Peppermint Cure For Chronic Chest Complaints, M.U.,I.O.O.F. Loyal Caledonia Lodge, No. 5716, Hurstbridge. The Largest and Richest Friendly Society in Victoria. BENEFITS to be derived by joining : &nbsp; Docter and Medicine immediately on joining. Sick Pay at 20s per week for 26 weeks. " " at 13s 4d " " 2nd 26 weeks. And 10s per week for continuous sickness after 12 months until recovery ;six months after joining. Funeral Pay, £20, and £10 for wife I month after initiation. This is Ihe only Society in the World which pas 10s per week after 12 months' sickness until recovery. Contributions to the Society are : From 16 to 20 years, Is'2d per week ,, 20 to 25 ,, ls 3d , , ,, 25 ro 30 ,, s 41 , , 30 to 33 ,, s1 6d ,, ,, 33 to 36 ,, Is 7d ,, ,, ,, 36 to 38 Is 8d ,, ,, , 38 to 40 ,, s 9d ,, , Initiation Fee, 1Qt 6d. Specialist for Eyes and Ears provided Free. For further particulars apply to - C. H. FORD, Secretary Post Office, Hurstbridge. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure...
Wonga Park. DIGGER LOSES HIS HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
Wonga Park. DIGGER LOSES HIS HOME. On Monday evening June 12, the four-roomed house in the orchard of Mr A. Leslie, a returned soldier, was totally destroyed by fire, the origin of which is unknown. It is a severe loss to the digger. Everything in the house was destroyed. As he had a poor crop of fruit last season his loss is more severe The local people have arranged for a social evening to be held in the Mechanics' Institute on Saturday evening, June 24, the pro ceeds to be be handed to the digger to help him along. Such an occasion as this warrants a bumper house.
PRUNING DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
PRUNING DEMONSTRATION. Mr Hatfield, jun., gave a pruning demonstration on Friday last in Mr Thompson's orchard, when there was a good attendance of growers. Mr Hatfield stated that his ideas of prun- ing differed from those which people read about in books, in many in- stances. He studied the growth of the tree, and judged from that how it should be pruned. If his method were followed growers would benefit by it. Interest was taken in the suggestion by those present, but some have an idea of not altogether favoring the exhibition. In the evening Mr. Hatfeld gave a lecture, and chose for his subject &nbsp; "Specimens of apples." It was very interesting, and must have enlightened many orchardists.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 June 1922
Don't "Keep a Few Fowls" &nbsp; HAVE LAYERS ! A Few Choice Breeding Cockerals left at £1 Is each. &nbsp; &nbsp; White Leghorn - my own splendid strain. &nbsp; &nbsp; Rhode Island Red - JAMES RYAN'S competition strain. per setting. &nbsp; &nbsp; Black Orpington--GRAHAM CHRISTIE strain. &nbsp; &nbsp; I will appreciate Early Orders for—SETTINGS OF EGGS—(W. L.) 7s 6d per setting. £2 10s per 100 DAY OLD CHICKS—(W L.) 15s per doz., £1 10s per 25, £2 10s per 50, £5 5s per 100. Chicken forwarded safely to any- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; dress within 250 miles. &nbsp; V. L. SORENSEN, — HURSTBRIDGE Local Agent for the Famous " KARSWOOD" POULTRY SPICE. Will make any lazy hen lay. Pays for itself. A 2s packet will do 20 hens for 32 days. E. GADD, R.S.S. (SUCCESSOR TO WEST BROS.) Coachbuilder, Shoeing and General Smith, ELTHAM. AFTER many years experience of Diseased Feet and Bad Teet...
CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
CRICKET CLUB.: A meeting of the Elthxau cricket club was held at Mr Danslow's busi ness premises on Teesday evening,. June 27. Mi- G. Birchall was: in the! chair. It was decided to. hold a dance on the 8th p:rximo to wind. up, the 1921-22 season. A motion was. passed. instructing the secretary to write to. the Elthain Shire Cuancil asking that the reserve be closed to, vehicular traflic. Most of the heavy drays, waggons, etc., at. present take! a short cut across the reserve, mak-i ing clouds of dust in the sunmmier time and a plentiful sapply of black mud in the winter; giving- the ground a ploughed ap.peara.nce. The club. decided to support the proposed Cricket Aisociation, and Messrs G-. Birchall, D. J. MuColl and GC: ic holls were appointed delegates. to a, meeting which. is. be held. at Greens borough on the 20th prox. A record of matches dnring the season showed: --Played, 30.; won, 25; lost, 5. The club should have areasonable chance, of distinguishing itself daring the comin...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1922. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
THE ( thaur aHnd PWhittrtiea , izrts ýductitjýer AND iamon? Ourtct a ll4 tj d?uo te. Published Ecery Fridtay" A fternan FiIDAY, JUNE 3J, 1922. Local and General. Tenders are invited for additions to the Panton Hill school. A novelty night will be held at Eltham on Friday next. Tenders are called for clearing the Queenstown Recreation ground. Tenders close on Monday next for various works for the Ritha?m hire Council. The monthly meeting ~of the E lthamn Shire Council will be held on ·!unda~ next at Kaugaroo Ground at 11 a.m. The Whittlesea Council calls tenders for work on Mahoney's lane. The Heidelberg Shire Council gives notice that the voters' lists are open for inspec. tion. The Strathewen tennis club will hokl a euchre party and dance in the ball on Fri daly next, for which the prizes, music and supper will be Al. An entertainment club has been formed in Hurstbridge, with Mr B. Morrison as secretary, and they intend giving a dance next month in aid of tae funds of the Me morial...
Methodist Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
Methodist Church Services. .Methodist Church services will be held as follows : SUNDAY, JULY 2, 1922. Diamond Creek, I la ui., Mr Colloum 7.15 p.m.,. Mr Collom' Arthur's Creek, 3 p.m, Mr ollolu Cottle's Bridge, 3 p.m., Mr -'W piggin ilurstbridge, 7.15 p iu., .ar MlW'iggiu
Upper Plenty. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
Upper .Plenty. (FRoM OUR CORRESPONDENT) Arbor Day was oelebrated at the local, school on Friday aft6rnoon and was a very enjoyable event. A large number of trees had been received from the State Schools Horticultural Society's nursery, and after these had. been..well.and! truly.planted, the. rest of the afternoon was given up to amusements. The parents, visitors, and members of the school c:mmmittee did their best to amuse the gathering. The ladies indulged in.a number of games with the children that they played when they were going to school themselves, such as Here we go round the Mulberry Bush, and Oranges and Lemons. They also took their seats in the sohool'room and had a few minutes' school, whilst the old -buffers and the head teacher (Mr. Webb) joined in a game of cricket with the boys. Then a number of races were run off, and the children regaled with a lot of lollies and biscuits donated by Mr. Webb. Then, towards evening, all present adjourned to the adjacent hall, where t...
A Labour Saving Device. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
A Labour Saving Device. Mr. J. N. Gebbie of Lethbridge, who has several patents to his credit, has invented and patented a labour saving d:vice which should prove of inesti n.able value to the primary producer. It consists of an '" Improved Sheaf C.arrier." which is attachable to any make of binder. The ". Improved Sheaf Carrier,' like most successful invcntiinf, is. extremtly simple, and its cost is a mere bagatelle.. Instead of carrying and dropping four sheaves at a tiune, as is ordinarily done, it carries the whole complement of a stook, I6 or more sheaves, and drops them in windrows as desired What this means can he readily understood when it is s:ated the saving in yards walked in a ioo acre paddock going 2 tons to the acre is over i8,ooo yards. There is also this alvantage, that whereas under the old system, in addi tion to this extra distance walked, the man stooking has carried 300 tons of green hay against, under the r.ew sys tem, nothing, as as all the stooker has to do i...
LAND VALUES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
LA.ND VALdLUES, Sir--In your last issue mention is, made of the fact that £3500 worth of land was recently sold in Greensbor-. ough, the lot' ranging fronm 14s t,2! sa. a foot,. aud, I understaud the sale was considered a good, one. In Elthm m. your piper states tlhat land has nt.yet, reached £a a foot, yet £8 a foot is be ing. isked for a lot .of business sites,. ,un reason. being because Eltham is to. be teumporarily the end of the electrio train service. From? all ac~ount- the termirmtio i will not benefit the town on account of the' high prices asked for the land, but will play into, the hand~:f. G:reeiisborough, where ow hers. aire satistfei withh i fair nmargin of profit. I have long beet ab . kta~ m . week-ende?r iil the hbpe of it lheorin. a modern subuorb, ' but it: s6edi that, .lay is far off if it·en %'(ith progrbssiy i ideas. ars. to be kept out of business by the high values of land, -Yciu.rs&,&c , - . . . . ..
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
THE WEATHER. Yesterday was. the coldest day of the year, and in the district around Hurst bridge and in other parts. of the State snow fell. At 3 o'clock,, when' bleak and searching wind was causing people to seek.. shelter, the. temperature had dropped to 40.4 degrees, only eight de grees above freezing point. The highest temperature recorded at the 'Weather Bureau during tle day was :464 degreeks shortly befdre noon; hut although. this rwas the lowest maximum for June since 1901 it was not'". record, for'on June 23, 1878, the mercury never rose higher thin 41.5. The minimum temperature for the day was 37?., The forecast last night was cold and cloudy, with" further rain, snow and hail, north-westerly, veering southerly, winds.
HAVE YOU A ROUND NOSE? QUAINT JARGON USED IN ENGINEERS' WORKSHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
HAVE YOU A ROUND I?iOSE ? QUAINT JARGON USED IN EN GINEERS' WORKSHOPS. The above query, addressed: to an engineer's fitter, would. instead of referring to his physignomy, be a re quest for a chisel with a round point. Equally misleading to the unitiat ed are a few other names applied te tools in ouen engineers' workshops, a brief extract of which is given below. A "jig" is not a. dance, but is an appliance for drilling holes accurate ly. A "feather bed" is a groove cut in a steel shaft for the piece of steel appropriately called a "feather" to rest in. A "bolster" is a block used for a stamping-machine. A "cradle" is a support hollowed out in the shape of its namesake. To ask for a "collar" would not resulti in being directed to an out fitter's shop, but would be a request for a circular piece of iron or stel used to act as a stop for a wheel. A "sleeve" would prove to be a piece of metal for a .:heel to revolve tn, a "stud" a piece of screwed steel used instead of # bolt, a "shoe" ...
Diamond Creek. SACRED CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
Diamond Creek. SACRED CONCERT. (PROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) The Diamond Creek il usical -So ciety gave a sacred dioneert iti the hall oiin Sunday afternoon lait, and it was highly appreciated by a " large, audi ence 'I he singinbg was very pleasing, but some of-the performers could'not be seen by the audience. The pro gramme opened with "Gloria" by the society.: Dr, Cordner's tine baritone voice was heard in -d onor and Arms," and Mrs Dobson's sweet sopra'no was much appreciated in "Flight of Ages.' "'Only a Messenger' was a nice iten by the society, in which the voices were well blended. A duet, "OL:,ve ly Peace," by Dr and Mrs Cordrer, was very pleasing.- The best itemt was "Star-of Bethlehem" by Mr C. Goss tray, the singing of which caused a little crippled boy ihn the audience 'to remaruk, with a longd rawn'sigh, "Howe lovely 1" 'The society also contrihnted "Send out Thy Light' and ai selection fromt Stainer's Crucifixion' to: the en joymlen"of all. "Watchman;, ývhmt of the t\ight...
FIREARMS ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
FIREARMS ACT. Under the new amendling Firearms Act, all persons having in their possessiaon a fire arm within the meaning of the Act must apply for registration of same forthwith. Any person requiring to carry a firearm must register same and obtain a certificate. All -particulars nmay be obtained at the police stition, and if. those who havo the firearms do rio o comply ivith the Act, the' next ste;p will be for the police to take action, which usually.ends somewhat dis astrously for the culprit.
SUTHERLAND HOME BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
BSTXITJIANDI IO.1E BAILL. A.very successful ball was lield ir the hall at Diamrond Creek on Jun. 21 in aid oa the Sutherland Hume. The receipts anuunted. to. over £;4& and the expenditure w-a.s rhil, which was. mainly due to the energetic comrmnit tee, which usually riuns any icharity' entertainmnet at Diarlnmond. Creek. Mrs. Elmunsoan, wh,, is a great worker fir. the I In»e, colle;ted over £1 7l'iand sold over £6. w,rth of tickets, and, ini:6:l ju.nction 'withl Mr-Hoffmani - of :Upper" )iamnomld Creek, arid iMr Rosb,' poaid for the. hall arnd printing.- Me&lt;srs B. Heddlei Bob, Poole I. C ollins aud Hall supplied thlt .mruuic fiee of cost, and. it gave general satisfaction. Mr Gilding acted as. do.urkeeper, and dIrr .J Cowin made an etfficient A CI i rs: Reever kindly allowed her pretty de corations to remain for the ball,. and, they were greatly ac-.lired. 'le come mnittee - .ieda~ntes Paul, Mlitchell,. Rose, Gilding,.. Bell, \V. J. La?wrey,. Misses Lmanh, R. Rise...
MILL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
MILL ACCIDENT. A nastjy Atciidtt I happe ie on Molanay last to Mr Frank Milne, senr., while en gaged cutting fi-ewood at the mill alongside of the Hurstbri Jge station. He was in the act of pushing. a l.g on to the a; L ,when the log rolled, with the result that.his hand ran on to the saw, and the tips of three fingers were ýiken-'.f?" He'at once went 'to the docto,r tl)iamO.nfd Greek, and the injuries are now'progressiig satisfactorily. About 2; years ago Mr Milne also met with a mill accident, and was incaps.eitated for 10 months:
CONCRETE SHIPS IN COLLISION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
CONCRETE SHIPS IN COLLISION. Ferro-concrete ships would not bhe hopelessly smashed like earthenware vessels if they came into collision. It one ferro-concrete vessel travelling at high speed ran mnto another vessel of the same class bow on, damage would naturally result, but the mis chief would be much less than that which would happen to two steel ships, owing to the greater capacity possessed by ferro-concrete for the absorption of shock. The only in stance on record of a collision ol two concrete vessels was furnished during the flooding of a dock basin at Balboa, on the Panama Canal, when two concrete pantoons, 120ft. long by 28ft. beam collided violently without suffering any damage.
FARMERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
FARMIERS' UNION. :.Tho.l.stp4?eeting of the K:mga.roo Ground brancblof tihe:VF Ul..was.held .iu the lcal schoulroon;in June 8 : 'At.'hilttf cifh er f the; ti nMg irSublef gave a very' interesting address on " Soils.'. With the aid of iunmerous diagras,? aind cxperinments he explained the ,ffe8t.that differezrt, classes of fertilisers have oi -the different soils and the value of inoculating the soil before setting Various kinds of seeds,. At. the end of .the lecture," hMr Sublet asked if there were any questions the meeting would like to ask -him, an offer which was readily accepted, and a gene'al discussion ensuel.