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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 August 1922
O, make a cake! Bake a cake! Baker's man! Deck it with tapers as quick as you can I Dozens of kiddies are coming to tea. Dear Little Cuddles has jnust turned three. Poor little girlie! we thought she'd die, Dread croup is so prevalent in July: Watching her gasping was hard to endure Till she had Wtods' Gret Peppermint Cure MORANG MARIET. Held Every Fortnight. SALE DAYS for 1992 AS UNDER : AUGUST and 28 SEPTEMBER 11 aiid 25 OCTOBER 9 and 23 NOVEMBER 6 and 20 LECEMBER 4 and 18 CLEARING SALES conducted. Valua tions of Property for Probate made by our Sworn Land Valuator. ADAMSON, 8TRETTLE & Co. Pty. Ltd. 396 Bourke-street, Melbourne, P. RYAN & SONS, BUTCHERS, DIAMOND CREEK AND HURSTBRIDGE, BEG to notify that carts will run as follows: Arthur's Creek and 8tratkhwen--Tes-. days and Fridays. Queenstown and Panton Hill-Wedn.s. days and Saturdays. Tanck's Corner, Diamond Creek, Research and Kangaroo Ground Wednesdays and Saturdays. Prime Meaiat Reasonqt-'e PrTir You can RELY...
Eltham. INDUCTION SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 August 1922
-(ROM OUR OORRESPONDENT.) INDUCTION SERVICE. On Friday evening, August 18, art inutresting ceremony took place in '3St Margaret s Church of England, it oe ng the occasion of the induction of' Rev. J. A Peck as resident vicar of the parish of Eltham The ceremony vas performed by, Archbishop Lees, ,f Melbournme; who was assisted by the ollowing, clergy:--Rev. A. Lawi (St John's, Toorak), Rev. G. Lamble (St " tephen's Richmond), Rev.' J ;:Booth .Fairfield), Rev. Brady (Heidelberg), hev' Patterson (Diamond 'Creek),; and tev. "E. S. Chase (Pariton Hill). Rev., I,nmble occupied'the' office' of Arch .ilacori:s :deputy,i '-ev. Law that of Jhaplain, and Rev Booth that of staff oearer to the Archbishop. The church was well filled, representatives from ,th .r churches'being present, 'all eager to seeand hear the Archbishbop: After the formalities of the' induction ser vice the Archbishop gavehis: address, basing it on the: text "My grace is sufficient for thee. ". He 'spbke in a simple cunaffe...
SUGAR COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 August 1922
SUGAR COMMISSION. The Indian Sugar Commission, was appointed in 1919 to investigate the country's sugar - industry, has issued its report---a comprehensive document of 400 folio pages, with maps and 23.plates. As a result of the Commission's recommendations vast improvements 'are to be effected in all- departments of the industry. These improvements will lead to heavy purchases of fertilisers and appliances required in agricultural laboratories, as well as to the acqui sition of large quantities of new machinery for factories. In antici pation of the recommendations of the Commission, a financial corporation with a capital of £5,000,000 was formed recently in India for the ex clusive purpose of providing military funds to assist the mill-owners in-re modelling their factories and to assist the development of the industry generally.
MORANG MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
MORANG MARKETS Adamson, Strettle, and Co. Pty. Ltd. report holding their fortnightly sale last Monday, before a good attendence of local and district buyers. The tone of the Melbourne market was reflected on this market, and competion was very patchy right through the sale as far as dairy cattle were concerned, while pigs and calves sold particularly well, and beef cattle were easily quitted.
General Items. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
General Items. " Wl.e e you bin this hour of the night 1" I've bin at me union, consider in'-this here strike." " Well-you can stay down their an' consider this here lock.out." The farmers around Rapid City, Ill., are raising a great howdy do. It -seems that trains running from that city "to the bridge " are often delayed, and the passengers have taken to amusing themselves hv milking the cows along I the way. "We want precautions taken I against this or the train speeded up," I is the farmer's cry. Stenographers. take notice! The Chinese Ambassador to the United Stares owns a typewriter with over f 1,800 keys.Each of the Chinese charac- E ters had to be hand engraved as there i were no dies of the Chinese characters I available. Imagine takinghis dictation! I "Your Honor, " said the lawyer, "I submit that my client did not break in- E to the house at all. He found the par lor window open, inserted his right artm and removed a few trifling articles, Now, my client's arm is not himse...
Yarra Glen. FAREWELL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
Yarra Glen. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) FAREWELL GATHERING. On Thursday evening, 24th, a large number of people assembled in the Victoria Hall to say farewell to Mr and Mrs G. P. .Bll and family,] who have left the district to reside in the city. Mr Bull, who has re- I sided here for many years, has made many friends, and will be greatly missed. He is a man of sterling worth, upright, fearless, and of sound principles, and always firm in the cause of right, and one whom any district can ill afford to lose.. He deserved all the kind things said about him that night. He was an active worker, and took great interest in several social activities, and when meetings were poorly attended Mr Ball was always one of the few. Owing to ill-health he has disposed of his business to Mr L. MacKenzie, and gone to the city. He was for many years a member of the board of management and treasurer of the Presbyteiian. church, also teacher and superintendent of the Sunday school, treasurer of the Recbabit...
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1922. Electric Train Service. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
THE 61ttit tt and Whittlesta lhires tdaertis r AND amiuoid Qreek ze Wlle ocaIte PP lics 'Ever Friday A fternwon FRaIKD , SEPrI'1BIRR 1. 1922. Electric Train Service. THE people who live in. and around Eitham are looking forward to the electrification of the line by February next, and this naturally makes the re sidents of Diamond Creek and Hurest bri Ige wonder why such a small sec tio.uof seven miles could not also be undertaken, and thus link up all the -line':from Melbourne to Hurstbr dge by means of. electriicity. It has been stated that the Eltham-Hurstbridge seeti.,,n will be done in.the good time of the Railways: Cormi.ssioners and that there is no use worrying about it. A few a: e sa isfied to go on waiting and 'not bother'theinselves about im provements, even if they become-white i haired while waiting and are too old to enjoy them when they come. There is, however, a number of men in the commnuuity who are alive to the in terests of the district, and they set the wheels in...
Whittlesea. FANCY DRESS DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
Whittlesea,' FANCY DRESs DANCE. (PROM OUR CORRESPONDRNT) A fancy dress football natch was held at W hittlesea last Saturday in aidbf the funds of the newly formed Scrubby Creek cricket club. T 'he wet weather was responlr?le for a small attendance. The prize was awarded to Mr W. Draper, sen, as The Indian Man. The prize for goal-kicking was won by Claude Hillier, who kicked three goals out of three tries. The long distaince kick was an exception .lly good one, as the ball was greasy, and was won by Lee Dawsorn. The day was finished up with a fan cy'drets dance at night, which turned out to be one of the best held at Whit tlesea for some time. The most con spicuous characters were : Mrs Hiee.--silver star (first prize) Mrs \lcDuald--Vinlets Mrs lichanrds-IRritannis Miss K. T'hnmas-Re'l (?rnss Norse Miss A. Blair-ULtch Girl Miss D. Howell-Silver Bell Alr Jack Rawlin--Indian Chief (1st prize) Bert. Browa-- ~ow Boy Harry Adams -P.C. 49 Alf Hillier-Johnny Walker -. Godding-Women Nat Cand...
A GREAT HARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
A GREAT HARBOR. The harbor of Montreal, Canada, is considered one of the finest in the world. There are eight miles of deep-water wharfage' with accommo dation for ,more than 125 big vessels at one time. The improvements and equipment to the ha'rbor have cost over 30 million dollars, and further elaborate improvements are to be made. The total tonnage of, shipping registered at the port in 1920 was &,319,445. During the year 460 vessels flying the British flag entered the port, also 120 American, 41 Italian, 2 Norwegian, 6 French, & Greek, 2 Dutch, 2: Spanish, 1 Rus sian, 1 Belgian, 1 Icelander, 1 Swedish, and 1 Japanese. Maud- " Your fiend, Miss Blank, going to bhe marrie.i Why, I had the impression that she was a woman it her declining years." Ethel- 'Oh, dear no. She'J in her acceptiog ones." Probably. the world's marrying record for men was created by that notorious higamisi, George Witz ff, whose mariaoes have been estimated at about 800. A Ber woman.named De) B...
Football. BOURKE EVELYN ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
Football. Bouati EvzLYM Assoc1Et~oi.. Thonastown and .11 enda journeyedt to South .lbrang on Saturday, where the second semi final of Bdiorke Evelyn District Association was played. Con tinuous rain spoilt good football, Mernda had first use of the wind, and were fortunate enough to score thre", goals, all. froin free kicks. Thomas- '" town played their best game in the first quarter; after that their men left their places and spoilt themselves, by trying to.bounce a greasy ball.. Mernda kept to the opei? and were generally on their 6"vwn, coisnquently they ran out easy winners by' 29 points: There was sorime talk of a protest. Best for Mernda were Woods, Owens,' Gilligan; iEdge,. M'Donald an'd lM'Kenzie; for Thomas town, Cooper, Isles, Boyd, Evans, Han kinson and Mann Bros. t'ave umpired el l.
THE STRUGGLING COCKY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
THE STRUGGLING COCKY. S.'ro TaiC DITOR O TUH ADyERTIS?R. Sir,-Kindly allow me' space in your paper .to describe a disgraceful scene witnessed by many in the main street of Yarra Glen in front' of one of the busiest stores. There was a dray drawn by two roan horses with (1 would say) one ton of bonedust on the dr.ay, stuck down to the axle. I was on my way tp the Point to Point Steeple at Yering. I did not return home via Yarra Glen, but I' heard since he got out all right by unloading every bag. BHe was a poor struggling cocky frori Dixon's Creek who had just delivered a load pf potatoes to the railway station and was back loading manure for his next season's crop. "I think, if I was be, I would wake iup these whose duty it is to rectify this.-Yours, &c., bYMPATHY WITH THE COCKY.
THE BOW DEN'S SPUR FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
THE BOW DEN' SPUR FAILURE. Sir, will you alloir me to reply briefly' to the voluiiinouns correspondenrcel-on this subject by Mr .Blann and his friends. Of this correspondede generally,, it may be said that what was true was irrelevant, and What was relevant was untrue. Mr Brain thinks it woold be more gentlemanly to blame some one other than Mr Mann : and sqnme of the other correspondents, including Mr Mann himself, blame Cr Hewitt. .Moat popld will think it more gentlemanly to krsp to the facts than to hlame Cr Hewitt for an expenditure which he consistently opposej. The connection of the Strathewen Progress Association with the matter has nothing to do with the respective merits of the two candidates, which was the pint at issue. There can be no doubt, either. that Mr Mtann was" to blame for this waste of public money. or that Cr Hewitt did every thing he could to prevent it. I heard Mr Mann at a council meeting pushing the pro ject for all he was worth, and it was clear, from wha...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
,Methodist. Church Services .,Methodist Cburch Services. will be held w Ur UJA Y, SEPTE VBlER 3. 1922;. DiathiondlCreek, 11 a in., Mr McWig"in 7.1.5 pi.', Mr Colloun Arthur'n. Creek, 3 p.ni.h Mr (collon Vottle's Bridge. 3 p.m., Mr Mc\Wiggin Hurrstbridge. 7)5 pm., +'lr 'rbompson Tauck's Corner 3 p m., M r Rose Panton Hhill.7.15 p.m., Mr M'Wiggin. Wattle Glen 7 15 p.m., Mr Rose
Correspondence, WELL DONE NORTH RIDING. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
Correspondence, WILL DONE NORTH RIDING. TO TIUB EDITOR OF THE ADVBRTISBR. Sir.-y- the vote recorded on August'24 rateyayers of the North ridine did honor not only to Cr Hewitt but to themselves as wIll. and set theseal. of their approval on what he stands for-business methods in the conduct of shire affairs. This is now the third occa sion in recent years on which ratepayers. have shown both intelligence and keenness in municipal matters. Some three year+ ago the then sitting member for the North riding was rijrcted;-and Cr Hewitt elected in his place as a protest against the serious state of the finances. The municipal banker, if not actually dunning for his money, had been having "heart to heart" talks with council lors about the state of the shire overdraft. This degrading state of affairs was put a stop to, when it was seeni by Cr Hewitt's election. that ratepayers would na longer toTarate it. Later, the rating on unimproved land values controversy, led by Or Hewitt. gave ratepa...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
TENNIS. The Diamond Creek Tennis Club held their annual meeting on August 28th. The treasurer (Olr A. Reeves) -read the balance-sheet, which showed a-.satisfactory credit balance of £43 35 9.. The, following office-bearers were elected _for the ensuing 12 months: President, Dr.. E. R. Cordner; vice p*residents, Messrs H. P. Thomson and C. C. Lawrey; secretary, Mrs t'. C. La:vrey,; treasurer, Mr A. Reeves; committee, Mrs Hawke, Misses Leach, Cork, iller, ,;rs A. Reeves, Messrs Co:ok, Potter, Thiele, Bell Whittaker; au li or, Mr James Whittaker. It- was d cided to offiially open the courts in October
FROM THE SEA TO THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
FROM THE SEA TO THE BUSH. Last year some visitors from a seaside suburb'paid a "visit to Watson's Creek, at little township a few miles at the' back of Eltham. Being charmed with the scenery and "the song of the birds they dboided to leave th&eozone for the odor of gum trees.. They were soon visited by relatives, and in a short time they too. changed their seaside abode for :,.the.de light of the bush, and now some of their friends conrtemplate a change as soon as the line becomes electrified. In one case the husband boards in the city so as to be near his work, and spends his week-ends at home. His wife says they are 'better off, although her" husband has to pay board in town, the difference being made lip ink cheaper "rent,-keeping a cow and fowls, and growing -vegetables, all o" w lich are interesting and profitable, anri ke tile mind -off the foolish pleasures that so aibsorb the suburbanite:
FIRE AT WHITTLESEA [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
FIRE ATo WHITTL4ESEA A fire occurred in. Messrs M'Namee and Pridmore's motor -garage in' Walnut street, Whittlesea, at about .4,- p.m. on Thursday. The whole of the building was demolished, together with a double seated Moon oar and a quantity of accessories and tools. It is thought the fire* was oaused by a spark from a fire in the yard, in -which -iron tyres were being heated. The building and car were insured :for. a small ainount in the Sun Fire Office.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
CRICKET. The Hurstbridge cricket club held their annual meeting last week, when the balance-sheet showed that the receipts for the past year were £21 7s 3d, and the expenses £18 is 6d, leaving a credit ba lance of £3 5s 9d. Mr. L. Curtis was elected president; Messrs. W. Davies and H. Sinclair vice-presidents, and Mr. J. J. Mills secretary and treasurer. It was decided to join the North riding cricket competition, which will include six teams -Kinglake, Queenstown, Panton Hill, Arthur' a Creek, Hurstbridge and Kan garoo Ground. The guinea donated by Mr. J.. Summers .for the. best batting average was .won by Mr. Clem.. (Doc.) Wilson. .
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 1 September 1922
Marriage. BURNS-DAVIES.-- on 12th August, 1922, by the. Rev. E. Selwyn Chase, Robert Campbell, third son (of Mr and Mrs E. W. Burns, of Port Melbourne, to Jean Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr &nbsp; and Mrs W. Davies, of Hurstbridge. In Memoriam. WILSON. In sad and loving memory of our dearly beloved sons, Private S. A. Wilson, who was killed in action at Mont St. Quentin, France, 1st September, 1918, also Private E C. Wilson, who died of wounds received at Morlancourt, France, 11th July 1918. They live with us in memory still, And will while memory lasts. --Inserted by their loving parents, brothers and sister. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;