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Fruitgrowers Determined LIVELY SCENES AT MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
Fruitgrowers Determined LIVELY SCENES AT MARKET Lively scenes which, while they did not result in §erious rioting, were pretty willing while they lasted, oc curred at the Queen.Victoria Market on Tuesday morning when the pear and apple growers took their produce in to sell. Although there were some who complied with the new government regulations, the majority adopted an attitude which left no doubts that they are determined to carry out their threats to fight the new control board t6 the bitter end on the question of marketing their pears and apples. Police who intervened at the re quest of the Board's inspectors, had casen of apples tipped over them. For those who were quick enough' to seP their fruit privately before the market opened the remainder of the growers formed protective escorts, and enabled them to depart without having their names taken by the in spectors.
ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION Results of E.D.T.A. matches play ed on March 2 were as follows: -? Greensborough 1 d Eltham Central 1 4.52-5.45); Elthani Central 2 d Greensborough 2 (5.36--4.33); Wat tie Glen 2 d Eltham (5.48-4.36); Wattle Glen 1 was given a walk-over from Montmorency; Diamond Creek had a bye. Final points for the season were: Wattle Glen 1, 54; Greensborough 1, .50; Eltham Cntral 1., 46; Diamond Creek 34; Wattle Glen 2, 34; Eltham 28; Eltham Central 2, 24; Mortmor ency 10; Greensborough 2, 8. Diamond Creek and Wattle Glen 2 tied on points, but the former team won fourth position on their aver ages for the season.
RED CROSS ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
RED CROSS ACTIVITIES Much of the success of the Greens boroi.h;:uihd lDii bond Creek stall at the fete 7held at the home of Mrs. Jenkins, Iva'4hoe, was due to the schoolchildren who 'donated gifts of all sort'S of p:roduce to the stall,. and to 'Miss': Ladd, of Greensborough Schooliv ,who. "appealed . for .the do nations.: The garden fete was a very profit able function. andd iex weekl the:fig ures will lie made available. Mr. Olney M.L.C: opened the function, .and the Heidelberg City .Band played selections during the .afternoon and evening. . Next- Wednesday the-meeting of the; Greensborough Red iross' will* ,be: held in thd Masonic Hall.
CEREMONY AT SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
CEREMONY AT SCHOOL For the .purpose of handinig over to the Education Department the title deeds of four blocks of land which have been purchased near the Greens borough State School, the School Committee and the Mothers' Club have arranged a function to be held at the school-on Saturday, March 20. The Director of Education (Mr. Seitz) has indicated his intention to be present onr that day, and the deeds will be handed to him. It" is inticiplated that the. Mayor and Mayoiess of Heidelberg (Coun cillor and 'Mrs. J. 'L Ryan) and Mr. Everard M.I.LA. will be present. A representative 6f the Federation of Mothers' Clhibs has been invited, as have' two 6reres6ntatives of each of the Mothers!'Clubs in the district.
Yarrambat GIFTS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
Yarrambat - "GIFTS School Committee for two years; and always a keen supporter of the school and Young Farmers'. Club, has pre rented two large -splendid framlted pic tures of the Wanganella Stud, N.S.W, to the schdol. Four first-prize will ning water colour pictures are also on loan by the same gentleman, to whom all are very grateful. PINE: CONE An outsize in pine `obhes-one 15 lbs in weight, has been presented to the museum by . Mi. Bruce Heddle of Diamond Creek.- Many thanks.
Kangaroo Ground Comforts Fund Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
JKangaroo Grounrd Comforts Fund Meeting The Australian Women's National League members- held:'their Comforts Fund meeting last week. In the ab sence of the President (Mrs. Jones) because of her. sister's illne-s, the vice-president (Mrs. Kraus jun.) took the chair. To the present £9/7/6 has been re ceived in cash, and 29 pairs of sox, one jumper and three shirts have been tiiade. As there is only a small band of workers in this group, the result is remarkable. New members will be welcomed at meetings which are held in the Kangaroo Ground Hall on the last Wednesday in each month: Wool has been purchasd and given out for more garments, and there is a cash balance of £1/1.2/ in hand.
Mernda AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
lIMernda AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY The second general meeting of the Mernda Branch of the Red. Cross was held on February 21 when there was a good attendance. Plans were dis cused for future functions to raise funds. The sum of £5 was voted to Headquarters in response to their urgent appeal for funds. Many knitted garments were on view, and a' large assoitment is ready for despatch. Mrs. IT. E. E. Hayes has kindly lent her garden for a party on Saturday afternoon, March.16 when there will be a stall for the sale of goods; games for the children; and after noon tea will be served.
Diamond Creek SWIMMING CLUB DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
Diamond Creek SWIMMING CLUB DANCE Following the success of the swim ming carnival held on the previous Saturday, the Diamond Creek Swimming Club held a dance on Sat urday night and it. was equally suc cessful. There wire about 120 dancers present and all had a most enjoyable time. Once again Mr. Airey donated a 10/6 prize for the waltzing com petition, and this was won by Mr. R. Hodgetts and Miss Joyce Scoggins. The judges were the Mayoress of Heidelberg (Mrs. J. L. Ryan), Mrs. A. Collins and Mr. R. Middleton The Monte Carlo was won by Mr. R. Hunt and Miss M. Laurie. Mr. Airey also donated 10/ to club funds, and the net profit from the function was approximately £5.
Epping Boy Injured By Shot [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
Epping Boy Irjured By Shot .While out rabbiting with two com panions on Mr. Player's property last Saturday afternoon, William Brown aged 17 years. of Spring St Preston, received the full charge from a shot gun in the knee, when the gun acci dentally went off. Bi'own's companions were Douglas Carlyle of Elwood and Howard Ber tram of Northeote. At about 4 p.m. on Saturday they were ferreting, and laid the gun down near a burrow. It was fully cocked and apparently it was' knocked, and Brown was injured. First Constable Ellis took the boy to the Epping police station and firnom there he was conveyed to St. Vincent's Hospital by ambulance.
DEFENCE & WORKS LOAN £18,000,000 REQUIRED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
DEFENCE & WORKS LOAN £18,000,000 :REQUIRED Particulars of the new loan appear in- our advertising columns ,in .to day's issue. The interest rate is £3/7/6 per cent per annum for the short term loan of five years, and £3/12/6 per cent per annum for the longer term of 10-14 years. The price of issue is par. Interest is free of State in come tax. Inscribed Stock or Treasury Bonds will be issued at the option of the ap plicant, and applications will be re ceived by any bank, savings bank, or money order post oflice or by mein bers of any recognised stock Stock Exchange. The money is urgently required for defence and for public works of the Commonwealth and the State, and it behove: every citizen to uo his or her part in this time of stress. As every £10 sub:cribed to the loan will aid in assisting to provide the necessary money to finance the war as well as to pay for necessary public works, the response from every section of the community should be both .in start and liberal. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 8 March 1940
TIMBER Cot. ALL GOODS AT CITY PRICES. Suppliers to Master Builders and Government Contractors FIBRO CEMENT SHEETS INTERNAL 1/11; EXTERNAL 2/2. RIMLOCKS, 6in ...... ...... ... ......4/6. MORTICE LOCKS ... ........... . . 5/6. CYCLONE FENCING, per foot . 9. ... . . 9d. * All Building Hardwood Available. Baltic and Hardwood Flooring and Linings. Phone: Greensborough 119. H. R. SQUIRE Proprietor Sherbourne Road Briar Hill Panton Hill And District Fruitgrowers' Association SIXTH ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW Will be held on EASTER SATURDAY - MARCH 23 In the PANTON HILL PUBLIC HALL Fine Display of Dlstrict, ' PTlduce;, Fruit, Flowers etc. . Official Opening 2 p.m. sharp. Admission 1/0 Children 6d. ENTRIES CLOSE, MARCH 21. CATALOGUES ON APPLICATION SDANCE AT NIGHT C S. A. CRACKNELL, President. C. T. HARRIS, Hon. Sec. MAC'S LAUNDRY 1 656 HIGH STREET THORNBURY DRESS SHIRT AND.COLLARt.RE-DRESSERS - " All General Laundry done and all washing Sterii s i. W ing o by weight at ,4'd per pound "iThe TH...