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ELTHAM SHIRE OFFICES AND HALL SOUTH RIDING TO SUBMIT PROPOSAL Decision After Round Table Conference [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
ElTHAM SHIRE OFFICES AND HALL SOUTH RIDING TO SUBMIT PROPOSAL Decision After Round Table. Conference Following a round table conference attended by all coun cillors and representatives of the Eltham Hall Committee at the conclusion of the Council meeting on Monday, the South Riding Councillors have been instructed to draw up plans for -. a building to inc!ude new municipal, offices anid a hall on the site at the corner of Main and Arthur Streets, Eltham, acquired by the Council at a cost of £320. This conference was the outcome of the deputation repre senting the Hall Committee whi~ch waited on the Council and presented a scheme which had been previously put before the Committee by Mr. A. Brinkkotter who led the deputation. "the arrangement is that the Hall Committee shall pay for the cost of the Hall, while the Council will pay for the municipal offices, although all will be under the one roof. The proposal will be placed before the Council at the March meeting, and it is anticipat...
CRICKET JIKA ASSOCIATION Bell v Epping [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
CRICKET " JIKA ASSOCIATION Bell v Epping Epping are knocking at the door of the Four in the Jika competition. Whether they get in or not will de pend on .the result of the present match. TWo members of the Epping:team have been invited to, practice withl .the Collingwood team. They are E. Rose and T. Pratt, bloth proiniiing players. Scores: Epping, first innings 85 (Gould .35 n.o., Bool 24, 4H. Shallard 12- Bott 4/28, :W. Hayes 2/23 :R. Brown 1/18) v Bell first innings 3/76 V(W ..Hayes 41 n.o., Hughes 16; C. Wilton 2/13) : 'r
Panton Hill Returned Soldiers' Club [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Panton Hill Returned Soldiers' Club Owing to the District Pidulc to '\1or dialloc on the Sth inst the Club's An nual Mebting which was fixed for that. night was postponed and will now. be held next week. when oIlice bearers 'for the ensuing year will. be electedr. Captain P. Roach-Pierson Ihas deo signed an In? badge for the Club which will be used in futuie on the oflicial noteiahpe land will 'appear Iin all Club al; ei'tisements. The rising sunr' is rini'e clearly defined in the new d-sign and as'the new block will not mnlko a heavy print, the cr'ovn in the centre will show out'. to better advantage. Goeerally the nevo badge is a marked impi rovement oui the 'one in use-which wnas also designed by Captainl Roach Pierson severai:years ago. ;.
Children's Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
CChiidren's iCarnival .Snome `veryi streni'uou' traiinng has beep Jakll; ;1lc zc prŽ prnt;tition ontor to.nmorp w 's carniival at the Elthiam Pool' and some v-i'ery interesting races can be expected. Diving has also bieeni! receiving attention and it has been:a icommon sight to see a continuous stream of children- of all ages going off ,the springboard. .All is in readiness for a prompt start at 2 D.m. and with Mr. W. Williams doing': the annouincing, ,the pirogrnm ime should be liept going without a hitch. Competing" schools 'will' be allotted a color and their 'competit ors ~iill each be. issued with a'.cap hi their, school coloi. At 'the finish of each riace the color of the winning school will be loisted by the Records Secr etary, Mr1.. J. R. Carroll, who will also, keep the spectators posted with the progress points o1. the compet itions; In addition to the: trophies already allocated Mr:: Stan' Truman. 'who is welll known in thee' district is .again to:'the fore )with a ":cup'...
Eltham Hotel Changes Hands Continental Ideas in Improvements [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Eltham Hotel Changes Hands -Continental Ideas in Improvements ' Mr. T. Walsh, who has been the li censee of the Eltham Hotel during the, past. 18 months, sold out during I:the week-end and the .management has-beep taken over by Mr. W. Ray mond.. -Mr. and Mrs. W. Raymond having jiust recently returned from a trip -_around the world, apart from being full of the most interesting anec dotes, have gleaned many useful ideas from the ultra-modern European aid American hotels. These they intend to incorporate in many proposed'im provements to the Eltham Hotel. At the front of the building, work has already commenced on the fprm ation of a large lawn. When it i.' comppleted, seats and tables will be' placedon the lawn and afternoon, teak wvill be served al fresco under lnrge colo~'ful -umbrellas. That is, r;Ml? Raymond says, if we get any. suiii 'rier. This will not be -Mr.. Raymond's first experience, of :hotel t'man age ,ment, as for 17 years he has been ii cerisee of the Park View Hot'el...
Arthur's Creek RED CROSS WORK [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Arthur's Creek RED CROSS'WORK ' After. being in recess for flve weeks :(lring the Xmas vacation the local .,'tedCross Ladies met on Thursday afternoon when a, parcel containing 'ockca, flannels and helmet was .packed to be forwarded- to IHeadquarters 'in! leelbourne. 'A further supply of work Was handed out to the members. The members -decided to purchal ei niore flannel and woof to pass, out itt their, mnxti meeting on March 14 (the secondn Thuirsday in the tmotith).
GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS WON [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS WON Government' Scholarships to con tinue.their 'tudies at the. Eltham Higher Elemeiitary School h'ave, been awarded to W. Milne and T. S Wil liams. A free-place has been award ,cd to H. Thompson. CLOCK PRESENTED: TO SCHOOL. At the Christmas Break-up' of the Eltham. Higher Elementary School, the President of the Mothers' Club (t~Mrs.Williams) in beohalf'of the club, presented the school wvith a chiming wall clock:
DONATION TO KINGLAKE NATIONAL PARK [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
DONATION TO KINGLAKE NATIONAL PARK The Secretary of the Kinglake National Park (Miss E. Hewitt) wrote and thanked the Council for its donation of £30 to the Park. Councillor Hewitt pointed out that. many improvements had been maide to the Park recently when sanitary cony veniences, shelter sheds and picnid grounds had been installed. He added that early in March an inspection of the park would be made and i'sued an invitation to the Coun cil to be present.' Councillor Hewitt also asked that Council employes be asked to keep their eyes open for people who were stealing timber from the Park.
Entrance To Angling Club [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Entrance To Angling Club Greensborough Angling, Cllh -'com municated . with Eltham Council on Monday concerning the -possibility ou constructing an entrance into their property on Rattray Road. It was stated that the, club were consider ing :extensions to the present club rooms. Councillor Price explained tlht the property was on the high side of the roadway above a cutting. He sug gested that by moving, the fence back some feet a very satisfactory drive in could be constructed. "Otherwis'" it would be necessary, to cut away the cutting, and as the water main had recently. been laid, there woidd be danger of interference to that. The President (Councillor Braid): It seems pretty hard to' think that they built on a level road and now by the construction of this cutting their entrance is affected. After further discussion the matter was left in the hands of the Shire Engineer (Mr. Tingate) who will pirob ably suggest the moving of the fence.
Greensborough Metropolitan Board Of Works [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Greensborough Metropolitan Board Of Works Councillor J. C. Jessop, Greens- N borough's representative on the e Heidelberg City Council, was elected C chairman of the Melbourne and F Metropolitan Board of Works at a meeting of the Board members last Tuesday. Three men accepted nomination for the position - Councillor Jessop, Councillor P. L. Coleman of Mel bourne City Council and Councillor J. T. Gray of Williamstown. The voting took place under the exhaust ive system, Councillor Coleman drop ping out on the first count. The re sult of the final count was Jessop 21; Gray 17. Councillor Jessop became cne of the 39 members of the Boa:l six years ago, but showed such enthus iasm and such a keen financial brain, that he was made Vice-chairman of the Finance Committee three ,yeals ago, and has held that position ever since. The appointment to the ch'jir carries a salaryof £1500 a. year with a retiring pension of £500 a year. On Tuesday last Councillor Jessop resigned from the Heidelberg C...
Diamond Creek Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Diamond Creek Red Cross The finances of the.. Diamond Creek branch of the Red Crbss were shown to be in a sound condition at a. meeting held in the hall last Tues day. Mrs. H. Bradley. (President) was in the chair. It was announce-I that the collectors canvassing the dis_ trict for funds had collected £4/2/. £2 per month of this money was to be given to the central Red Cross Fund. The meeting considered that the branch should contribute something towards the urgent Red Cross Ap peal being launched. £15, to be paid immediately, was voted towards the appeal. Mrs. Bradley reminded the assemb ly that the Greensborough and Dia mond Creek branch's share in the garden fete to be held at Fairfield on March 2 was a produce stall. Mrs. Bradley stressed the necessity for the early receipt of unperishable pro. ducts. These could be left at one of the three .depots-Mrs. J. L. Ryan, Mrs. S. Wiland, or Mrs. H. Bradley. AUSTRALIAN TEA The Diamond Creek Methodist Ladies' Guild held an Australian Ter...
Montmorency RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Montmorency RED CROSS At a meeting of the Red Cross Emergency Service Unit held on Monday, February 12, it was decid ed to carry on a Home Nursing Class and also St. John Ambulance First Aid Class. It is expected to begin at the next meeting, February 26, but final de tails will be published later. Will anyone wishing to enrol in these classes hand their name in to the local secretary, Mrs. G. H. Price, before that date, or come along to the meeting. To help funds, a card and wog evening will be held in the Price Hall on Wednesday. February 21, when a good night's fun is assured.
Doreen EUCHRE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
Doreen EUCHRE The fortnightly euchre party for. hall funds was hIeld on Saturday last. The winners were - Ladies: Mrs. Gabbe, Garfield 1; Mrs. W. Christian 2; gentlemen: Mr. C. Wels~h 1; Mr. W. Christian 2. Only twelve players attended the function. SNAKE AT POST OFFICE Councillor and Mrs. Evan Owens had a few anxious moments on Mon day morning wheni a brown snake made its appearance on the doorstep of the post office store. Councillor R. Reid, who was stand ing nearby, killed the reptile..
HEALTH INSPECTOR REPLIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
HEALTH INSPECTOR REPLIES When making his report to the Counicil on Monday the Health Inspec tor (Mr. N. Davies) referred to an item in the "Advertiser" on January 19, bing porton of a r eport of piro ceedings at the Hurstbridge Progress Association.. Mr. Davies said that the report re ferred to the outbreak of infectious diseases in. the district and particu larly to one case o$ scarlet fever which, occurred during Christmas. He added that he had been criticised for not Visiting the premises promptly. "Apparently the speaker forgot that these offices were closed for 10 days at Christmas. We resumed 'duty, on January 3 and I visited the premises on January. 4, the 1flrst ;opportunity," said Mr. Davies. "In any case, the doctor would have advised the people concerning the isolation of other children." The President. (Councillor Braid) told Mr. Davies that the council ?ad, every confidence in him..
(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
(To the Editor.) Sir, As a rule I do not reply to letters' such as.the one signed "Dis mayed" but there are so many mis statemhents in same that I feel it should not pass unnoticed. The secretary and treasurer of a movenient some years ago to get a Fire Brigade established in Green, borough lwas succssful, and there was a surplus of about £5, which they are anxious to get rid of, and close the matter up. There was a difference of opinion as to the disposal of the surplus. As a' donor I 'was invited to attend an informal meeting and give my views. I considered the money given for. a specific purpose should not be spent on any'.other object without refer ence to the donors. That of course was impossible owing to some of the subscribers having 'died and others left the district. As the meeting had no' power to authorise anything a suggestion to " the secretary and treasurer wasunanimously adopted that: would: enable, the: matter to be settled. The meeting was; harmonious as all parties...
CORRESPONDENCE GREENSBOROUGH PICNIC (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
CORRESPONDENCE, GREENSBOROUGH PICNIC (To the Editor.) Sir,--In reference to a letter ap pering in the last issue of your paper signed by 'Dismayed." While not wishing: to enter into a newspaper controversy, which accomplishes no thing, and gets one nowhere, espec ially when the writer does not feel justified to make known his identity, I would be failing in my duty! to a friend who is a wonderful citizen; a friend to all in need; and one. who the original supporters of our picnic, if I did not reply thereto, as Secret ary of the Greensborough and Dis trict Picnic Committee. It may interest your correspend ent that it was mainly through the encouragement and the promise of financial support from Councillor Price .i 1934 that I decided to ac tept th! posi ion of secretary, and' or. ganise ;the tfri'p to Williamstown in that year, when 800 passenger: made the -tripain: two special trains. A few days: after that picnic, andqbefore I had time to.even have any idea of how yve stood regard...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 16 February 1940
- JWE DDINGS -MACPHERSON-VILLINGER On Saturday last Miss Doreen Vil linger, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Villinger of Yan Yean was married to Kenneth, youngest son of Mr. and Mr.s. Macpherson of Yan Yean ,at St. Mary's Church, North cote. The Reverend Father O'Sulli van performed the ceremony. The bride, who entered the church on her father's arm, wore a lovely rown of white crepe de chene. The bodice had buttons from the Peter 'Pan collar at the 'throat to the waist line, and had stitched tucks down the front. while the sleeves were elbow length. The skirt was cut very full and had godets of silver lace. It fell away into a long fish-tail train. Her tulle veil was caught to her head with orange blossom. The bride carried a sheath bouquet of white gladioli,. water. lilies and lily-of-the-valley. The bride's attendants were Miss P. Gobbie and -Miss'-Bonnie- Vilfin ger,; the small flower-girl being Miss Fay Phillips. Pinik net" over taffeta, was chosen by the biide'smaids, .and ...