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Montmorency AUSTRALIAN AIR LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
Montmorency AUSTRALIAN AIR LEAGUE Montmnorency Branch - are still holding their parades in the Mont morency Hall every Friday.evening' and the officers: woild be pleased to communicate with any young men aind boys interested in the Air League *Messrs Dimmick and Splatt,' both of Mountain View Road would be pleased to give all information re garding the above. RED CROSS NEWS On Monday, February 26 the Mont inorency Red Cross held their meet ing in the Public Hall, but owi ing to the small attendance of icmemerp, it was decided to -hold-:I the next meeting on March .1-" at 8:.p.m.: in the above hall. Meantime,' ai canvass of residents will take place, and- it is hoped that all, both young and old, will attend. .' The election of officers took place at last meeting and resulted: Mrws: II. Petric, Superintendent' Mrs." E. M. Aanenson, Hon Secretary. Would all interested come aind bring a friend.
Eltham YOUNGER SET FORMED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
Eltham YOUNGER SET FORMED Convened by the Eltham War Ser vice Committee, a public meeting was held in the Fire Station last Mon day evening for the purpose of form ing a Younger Set in Eltham to work as a social auxiliary to the War Ser vice Committee. 'The iresident of the Committee (Mrs. E. M. Boake) occupied the chai" until the election of officers, and in briefly outlining the reason for the meeting. said that the mem bers of the War Service Cotte were fuliy occupied withl knitting for the soldibrs, .,; hoped that the young pe t district would rally to thy, . of the committee and raise.? nds through social events. '- , ,/ It was intended that the Y6unri Set would ha\v control of the organ ising and running of functions in aid of the committee. Members of the Committee would support the Younger Set in every Wity. The following office-hearers were elected: President, Mr. A. M. Brind Icy; Hlion. secretary, Miss Frances Pike; Hon. treasurer, Mrs. Nation; Committee, Mrs. Boake, Mrs. ...
Epping Sale Of Quarry [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
Epping Sale Of Quarry The report that a neighboring municipality is negotiating for the purchase of a quarry site at Epping, has awakened a good deal of interest locally. It is to be hoped that no ob stacle will be placed in the way, and that the Shire Council and residents generally will give every encourage ment to the propos .1, which will ul timately be for the district's good. With its natuirl advantages: for ants .lass of buginess, any movement to talrt ialy of 'these industries in Ep p~i ionil" ' itief ',with the approval! .Cv.eyone. , .? T T PAYERS' LEAGUE ." eiayers' League, which .ha-. do r . h. good work for the dist rinct' the past seems to have; gone into a long recess. It would be'a pity to see such a virile body (as was prorv en in the referendum campaign), al lowed to pass out of existence. TENNIS CLUB The Tennis Club has been enjoy ing a new lease of life lately. Num bers of the younger people' of the town are' to be seen playing on-:the court, ana if they can be in...
LET'S LAUGH! [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
LET'S LAUGH! "Did Tommy get into any mischief while I was out Bridget?" "No, except he swallowed a spider, but I, lave him insect powder right away, ma'am." Husband: "I've made up my mind to stay• home this evening." . Wife: "But I'VE made up my face to go out." * ..* * * Scot': 'I want to hire a horse." 'Giroom: 'How 'long?" Scot: "The longest you've got. There are four of us." * * * * A man who: gives in wheh he is wrong is wise. but a man who gives in when he. is right :s miarried. "How'd you get along with the wife in that fight- the other night?", "Aw, she came crawling to-me on her knees." ''Yeah. And what did 'the say?" "Come out. from -under :that bed, you coward." When the -avourite won at Aber deen recently, no one saw it happen. They all were keeping their eyeson the bookies. "Is Master Willie home -from school yet " "Yes, ma'am." 'How .do' you. know? 'Have you seen him " "No, but. the cat is hiding under the dresser."
ARTHUR'S CREEK ASSOCIATION Hazel Glen Wins Semi Final [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
ARTHUR'S: CREEK 'ASSOCIATION ::-lazel Glen Wins. Semi .Finial By a margin of 13 games, Hazel Glen defeated St. Andrew's In. the semi final of the Arthur's Creek As sociation's competition last Saturday. ,The match was played on the Hurst bridge courts. :The conditions were- vwindy;, and: St; Andrew's did very well to run Hazei ,'len so close. Both teams were weakened by sickiness. The fact that three sets went to advantage" provid ed excellent entertainment jor the onlookers. Hazel Glcn will now meet Hurst bridge in the final match to-morrow at Panton Hill. Umpires are neede.. fromn clubs not taking part in the final' match. Results: Gents: N. Laidlay-G. Brock d C. Peake-C. Williams 8-4: N. Laidlay-J. Basset d C. Williams D., Johns 8--3; G. Brock-J. Ba'sset lost to C. Peake-D. Johns 7-9. T.adies: Misses R. and I. Laidlay d Mesdamnes Lander and Beasley 6---.": Miss.-R. =Lmdlay-Mrs. Murphy d Mr?. Lander =jiss V. Muller 6-2; Miss T Laidlay-Mrs.: Murphy lost to Mrs. Beasley-Miss V:'Mull...
THOMASTOWN DRAIN TO BE IMPROVED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
THOMASTOWN DRAIN TO BE .IMPROVED. Following correspondence from Mrs. E..M. "Hood, of Thomastown; referring 1o the subsidence in the 'pitched drain in :Spring Strdet, at:.the side of her property which . prevented.. the iatei 4rom.?.unning away, Counxtit deciided to hdv?e the:driain repaired. Councillor Smith suggesteiL that tlhe spaces between the ' labs slhould be .cemented, and _the Engineer (Mr., Griffiths) agreed that the cement' would be a great improvement.
DOREEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
DOREEN Miss Grantham, President of the Red Cross Branch, ,accompanied by Mrs. Draper; attended the IGarden Party and "'At Home" given by Lady Dugan in the grmunds of .Govei'nment House on. Monday. Mr. T. A. Smith of The Wood lands" is erecting .a new. weather board home on his property. The cntractor is Mr. Pepper of Wattle Glen. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Wallis and Miss Dorothy'Wallis spent last week end at Geelong, and on Sunday visit ed the military camiip at Torquay. Be tween now. and Edster .they will. be visiting Healesville at week-nds to join relatives on holidays in' the dis trict.
WHITTLESEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
WH-IITTLESEA Miss G. Deckert who has begri ap pointed to \Whittlesea School is a sis ter to Mi~r. A. R. Tiipett bf 'Meinda. While in Whittlesea Miss Deckcrt will reside with the Reverend and Mis. Dron. On Monday evening Mrs. Jack Funston suffered a bereavement in the death of her father, Mr. McPher son. Messrs Percy Gibson and James Coulthard are installing milking machines. First Constable Plier and Mrs Plier, accompanied by their daughter Lor raine, arrived in Whittlesea from Harrietville at the end of last week. First Constable Plier will replace First Constable Brough, who trans ferred to Macedon early this month. The Reverend C. R. Andrew of Knox Church, Ivanhoe, has been ap Dointed Interim Moderator of the Whittlesea Presbyterian Charge. At a public meeting held last Mon day, Messrs W. Burnham, A. Lind say and J, Taylor were appointed to the Whittlesea Recreation Reserve Committee. Mr. Les Batten has .returned to Dookie College after a month's holi day. Part of -this time was ...
TENNIS Eltham District Tennis Association EASTER TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
TENNIS Eltham District Tennis Association EASTER TOURNAMENT The E.D.T.A. will hold their four-: teenth Easter Tournament at Greens.: borough. The' programme of :`teni events should give competitors plenty of tennis, making this an ideal 'ten nis holiday spent amid delightful sur roundings. A hearty invitation is extended ,to all. Championship and Handicap sections. of the following five events will be played--Men's Singles, Lad ies' Singles, Men's Doubles, Ladies' Doubles, and 'Mixed Doubles. Entry forms:and other information may he obtained: from Club Secret= aries, or from the 'As ociation Sec: retary, F. Reed, 42' Ford St;, Ivani hoe., Tel. Ivanhoe 247. Play -will comrmence o.n: 'March .16t with the Mep's Singles' Handicap,n en tries for w·hich .will close on oMarch 9th.' Entries foi the remainiiig events will: close on: March _16th. All -entries to be t'foxWar ded, to Mi. ýL. Reed.: (Advertisements)'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
A SHIELD AGAINST. ADVERSITY Of all the ills to which man is prone so many can be defeated by financial resources, that the necessity for their provision needs no emphasis. Few of us can build, inherit, or even fortuitously acquire fortunes but all can provide against misfortune. Let your Savings Bank pass book stand between you and the dangers of sickness, accident or un employment. The Savings Bank way is the easiest, safest, surest way of all and will help you provide for the requirements of education for your children, old age, or the acquisition of coveted articles. Open your Savings Account to-day. ( oni11lo1\ca ait) Savinos J8ailk of hustralia (Guaranteed by the Commonwealth Government) "ADVERTISER" CLASSIFIEDS To Sell' All Your Surplus Goods LEAVE THEM -WITH YOUR NEWSAGENT OR POST TO 481 HIGH. ST., NORTHCOTE (JW1046) ' Watited to Sell, etc., ld per word; minimum 1/-. - Display Advertisements, 4/- per. inch. i .** !A-. MR. W. RAYMOND IIas taken over the Management of the ELTHA...
Personal Paragraphs ELTHAM [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
Personal Paragraphs ELTHAM Mr. Roy Wigley, who was. injured in a motor cycle accident on the El tham-Greensborough Road early in December has gone to Inglewood to visit his relatives for a fortnight. On his return he will go back to hos pital 'ind it is hoped the plaster will be removed from his leg. The Shire Secretary (Mr. C. L. l'ingate) accompanied by his family, is on holidays at Queenscliff. Mrs. T. H. Black entered Genista Private Hospital last week where Dr. Boxall performed an operation for appendicitis. Mrs. Black is making satisfactory progress towards re covery. Mr. David Rutter, whose family is well known in Eltham, has 'resigned from the Broken Hill Pty Ltd and has joined the *R.A.A.F. He is in camp in Adelaide. Mr. and Mrs. Rutter's home was destroyed in the bush fires last year. c Mr. Colin Gibson suffered a severe lo . during this week when the !un usually, early frosts killed 1,500 to ninto plants. -
RED CROSS MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
RED CROSS MEETING The monthly meeting or the Hurst bridge Ladies' Red Cross 'was held in' the hall on Tuesday, February 20, a large number of. members attending and' bringing in finished work. A 'erylarge' .quantity. of material has been purcha:od to make into shirts and pyjamas, which the mem bers consented to cut and make up. Money from afternoon and evening entertainments and donations result ed in £5/8/7 being handed in to the Branch during the meeting. , It was decided to donate £10/10/ to the Special Red Cross Appeal from the Hurstbyidge Branch. An. Australian Tea if to be held at Dorset House on March 7 in aid of Red Cross funds. Next meeting - Tuesday,. March 19. 'New members are cordially invited to attend and help..
ANGLING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
-ANGLING NOTES (By "Devon.") "?The Greensborough Angling Club held their fortnightly competition at Devon Park, Lilydale last Sunday. There was only a fair attendance of members, which was surprising, for the club had not been to this once popular fishing ground. Those, who did take part were greatly surprised at the change in the place. The conditions appeared to" be all that was desired, but at the weigh-in it showed that it was one of the worst from an angling point of view. Mr. F. Wigraf, the popular Presi dent of the Club, was the winner of the trophy. "A happy hunting ground of Frea's.'.' always seems .to. come good at this place. . Euchre commences next ..Friday .night, and we would be pleased to see any old or new briends.&lt;:'
CAR OVERTURNS NEAR CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 1 March 1940
CAR OVERTURNS NEAR CHURCH While driving' home through Hurst bridge on ~as way home in a car, "of which he had only taken delivery a few days before, John Ssnithwick, of Madura Street, Ascot Vale. lost control on a bend near the Church of -England. ' The car failed, to take. the turn, shot across the road, and overturned as it plunged down .the bank. w There were six occupants, and none of them were seriously inpured, al though John Barr, of Rossmoyne St Thornbury, and Miss D. Marshall, of Clarence St, Thornbury, received slight injuries. The car. a big - saloon, stopped against a tred on its side, and the passengers were released through a door.and brought down a ladder. The petrol'.ran from the tank, and at was very fortunate that no fire occurred.