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ELTHAM SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, AUGUST 6TH, 1917. A DAY OF DEPUTATIONS. KINGLAKE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
ELTHA1 Si111iE COUNU? L. MONDAx, AuousT Grn, 1917. A DAY OF DEI'UTATIONS. 'KINGLAKE ROAD. At last .Monday's meeting of the above Council four deputations waited en the above Council. The first heald was that from Kiitllake, the deputation onnsitinl of residents of that district supported by meltlers of the Queens tnwn and Pauton Hill Progress Asso. oiations. The request of the deputn. Lion was that the Council take.steps to remedy the state of the main Kioglake road which usas badly cut.up by heavy sawmill traffic. After Messrs Orockford, Exton, etnd Thom bad addressed the Council the President said it wrs, needless for otlhers to speak. They were fully in symopathy with the deputation. Or M.nn tmoved that the Country Roads Board he ..ked to take steps to stop thle mill trollic at once.-Secondled by Or White anld cornietd -In reply to Cr lHubbard, it was stated that lthe stoppaglll would be during tho Council's plhtsure. Or Monn moved that the Country Roads 1bord Ib. naked to;po'eeo...
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
ElthamShir Coarr-Eveolyn. PAnzusa s-lirgoyne, Sutton, Tarr, part Greensborough, Kithglakh M°' N?lolumbik, Queenutown, Tir '00 North. Created a District, 26th Sept., 186O p claimed a Shire, Eth. April, 1871. , g. darien adjusted, 31st May, 1912. LoANs--d5000 Sinking Fmid,13 President--Iobert D. Taylor' Councillors. Soara ItIDINO. Name Address Retit Robert David Taylor Eltho1 AImr William Morrie Elthai m t? James Murray Eltham Il1 NoaTrales Rrmto, 1 Robert'C. White Kangaroo Groaunt 1)j Wm. GeorgeGray, JP. Alwood it John Maln Strathewe ilsn EASTrasli Rzsnin l Chat. Hicks fiath, J.P.+ Yarra Gles t Josaph Smedley* Yarra Glen tll Wliliam albhbard :Steel's Creek ii " Has been President. Council meets at Shire Oice, Es Ground, First Mondayin month atl Secretary attends office from 10 to 4. Orocettss. Acting Secretary, Valuer and Collrect, P. J. )M'Mahon. Enuineer-Charles John MCormack,, 430 Little Collins street, Melbourne, Treasurer-V. ':hreastrom, Comaets Bank. Grensheborogh. Sanitary aud...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
D. & W. CHANDLER PTY. LTD., BIG Hardware, Implement, Spray Pump, and General Ironmongery Store, 276-94 BRUNSWICK ST,, VICTORIA & YOUNG Sts., FITZROY. Largest Stocks of Latest Patterns at Lowest Prices. If you require any article for Farm, Orchard, Dairy, or Home come or send to us, we can and will give you every satisfaction. SI Kangaroo .Spraying Outfit of 1916. , It leabsolutely the Best ever offered. All old faults are left out, nod many new Improvements added. W. and D. CIIANDIlERt having taken over the Engineering Business lately carried on by the Emu Engineering Company, have improved the works by placing in new omrchinery, engngiog expert workmen, and purchasing the Best of Material, they are now lenbled to produce the finest Spray inlg ufitit ever offered, and 'an sel it at a reasOnable price. If you are looking to buy an Oultl, we'ak you to be sure and. see ours before purchasing elyewhere. Wo are also manufacturing many lines in Iland Barrel and Vat Spray P...
WHAT SHE SAID. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
WHAT SBII SAIT;. Into the office of the " Daily Snooze" walked a cheery old gentle man. Behind the' counter eat n dam eel abhorbed in a letter from the "boy" who escorted her to the "pic* tures" on Saturdays. 'The old gentleman coughed, but no notice was taken of him. Again he coughed-without result. So, tapping the counter gently, he politely naked:. "May I have the coples of your pa- per for a week back?" Still the damuel continued reading. The old gentleman grew angry. "May I have papers for a week" hack 7' he repented firnmly. The dameel focussed two dark eyes: upon him. "Why not try the chemint's shop' next door 7" she naked. "It's a plas ter you want." And eho resomed-her reading.
SAVING THE SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
SAVING' THI" SITUATIONt. Collection money was to little Tam my one of the essentials of church going. Every Sunday morning: hwt saw that his penny was ready. One day, just as the sidesmen began: to take the collection. Tommy notic ed that a guest in the family pew was: not duly provided. Sidling along the seat, he whispered : "Where's your penny 7" "I didn't bring one," replied' thsa lady. Time was short and the matter wasn urgent. But Tommy was a quitk-wit ted kiddy.. Thrusting his penny Into the lady's hand, he whispered: "Here, take mine I It'll pay forg you,.and 1'11 get under the seat F"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
Oti, i, AlLE V3UL L ,I Yarra Glen, AT 10.11i DAILY Public Vaccination at Iangrono Ground (2 p.t.) and Queenstown (3 p m.), FRIDAY, 5Trl OCTOUltit, 1917. DR. ROLLASON, Of Heidelberg, - .TSISTTS RTII.5l, llu.,, i. ". 12 nnon. GusIIumIInuIO u,'I'sIao, 2.30 1p.0 DTiOtNIn C?tn'lK. Pr'inv :t i i .m 'o dcock & icCormack, Civil Engineers, Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reported,on and executed. Plans of Buildings prepared and erection auperrised. Sub-divisions of lund expeditiously carried oot. NORMANIIY C( ArMnitfcl, 430 LITTLE COLLINS ST. .E1 L.iO UItNE. Tel. Central 3241 P. J. kIDGE -WAY, SOLICITOR, 60 Queen-St., Melb., A T'rEND. on COURT DAYS at Dawson's Hotel, Ileidelberg, lMoerris' Ihotel, Eltham, And nther courrt in diltrlit y anppoinlment Telephones-- 710 Central. 627 A~ent. McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and Solicitors, 465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. IRt. FRANK .cYNAB, LLM L visits loiyai Mail hontel, WVIIIT 'J 1.E.EA. fronm 3 p m. to 7.30 p m. on the l+t nod...
THEN THEY KICKED. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
THEN THEY KICKED. "Yes," said the mighty hunter "it's an old gun, I grant you. But. what times we've had together I" He fondled it, stock and barrel, as if it. were a child. "Ah, many s.time r might have been a dead man but for this out-of-date weapon 1" "Looks as though it had a. rather oefty kick in it." said the- young soldier. "Oh, I should say so ! It's got the iorcest recoil that any rifle ever had.: Why, once, out in the Rockies, a griz ely bear was charging me. I fired and missed. Believe me, if it hadn't; been for the fact that the kick in thia rifle Jerked -me back thirty yards ani enabled me to reload-well, I should n't be talking to you to-day... Yes; it's got a great kick !" Then they arose and, gavn:hiem nun. his gun another..
ELTHAM SHIRE COUNCIL. ORDINARY MONTHLY MEETING. MONDAY, AUGUST 6TH, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
ELTHAM SHIRE COUNCIL. ORDINARY IMONTIILY MEETING. ,MoeMONAY, AoursT GIT, 1917. The ;ahove Onuncil met-on Monday last at the Oonecil OChaishers, Kat,. groo Ground. Pesent :-The Presi. dent (Or R. D. Taylhn). nad Ors Bath, Gray, Huhhard, Mann, Morris, Mutray, Smedley and White. The Now Meeting Place. The President saild that before coin. menoinS husiness he desired to con. gratulate councillors on :now having a Ineettrig plleo of their own, and woe pleased that he htad tlte privilege of being President tnId presiding at the first meeting in their new chnombors. He thouglht he could fairly take tilir blamern of having secIrid so s1plendid a nreeting plnce,thronllh his action witen the referendutm was on in advising thl Eithnm rarteptyets to roe for the Kno.g.troo Ground site. llad it not betei for hiis advico the seleCted site wotildl have Ibeen at 1Pantrn, hill or Yirra Glen,orand the-y would hlave now beten still holding their nlmetilngs at the old place. When he first entered tlhe C...
Social Notes. AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
Social Notes. (BY THELMA.) AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY. The discovery of gold was the cause of a large influx of Chinese to our shores, and this fact drew attention to the danger that menaced Australia, considering that her shores lay within a few days' steaming of the oriental crowded areas. In t853 there were about 2ooo Chinese on our goldfields ; but, five years later, that number had increased to 33,000. There was a marked antipathy between-the Euro pean miners and the Asiatics, chiefly from the. labor side of the question; but there were others who, on broader grounds, objected to what they termed the "yellow peril" from the fact that it was undesirable to permit an admixture of races in a new country. As a result an act was passed in r855 restricting Chinese imnigration in Victoria. This act laid down that there was to be a poll tax of £to on each Chinese immigrant, and strictly forbade ships to carry more than one Chinese passenger for every ro tons of shipping capacity. In 1859 mor...
THE [?] and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND [?]d Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, AUGUST 1[?], 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
m aniild l itr titttcrla tirt? S d1rvcrtiýcr AND lI Qrcch tlatntt ?uocatc ed Beery Friday Morningq. a IAY, AUGUsT In, t1a7. ordinary monthly meeting of ittlesea Shire Council will be -Monday next. onual meeting of the Diamond ifle Club will be held on the cial and dance in connection Eltham Football Club is ad to take place on Friday even t, r7th inst. re reluctantly compelled to hold I next issue quite a number ..f tng reports. Will our corres ts kindly note that our address tbridge not Kangaroo Ground. londay next, at Mac's Hotel, street, Melbourne, H. C. and Co., auctioneers, will . P. Ilrennan's choice orchard ep farm at Arthur's Creek for See advt. g to unforseen circumstances, f by way of a children's bazaar cert at Arthur's Creek on the I. gust, the social, dated to take Strathewen on that date has stponed till Friday, September m usmlent lovers please note. meeting held at the Dixon's tate school on the and inst., ' rranged to hold a bazaar somo October for the purpose of fu...
DIAMOND CREEK BRANCH RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
DIAMOND CREEK BRIANCH RED CROSS SOCIETY. The above branch held their annual meeting on the 26th July. The fol- lowing is their half-yearly statement for &nbsp; six months ending 30th June, 1917:— Receipts. Jan 1.—To balance in bank ... £8 9 9 .. in hand ... 2 1 Members' subscriptions 28 11 0 Donations ... ... 6 6 Sale of badges ... 1 4 0 Sale books and paper ... 4 3 Legacy : W. Yung ... 15 0 2 Net proceeds afternoon tea at show, March, 1917 ... ... 15 13 4 Interest to 30 / 6 / 17 10 10 £70 11 11 Expenditure. By wool ... ... ... £21 3 8 Flannel ... ... ... 13 3 0 Wadding etc. ... ... 1 18 11½ Badges ... ... ... 18 0 Red Cross labels ... ... 2 12 6 Sundries ... ... ... 13 10 Petty cash ... ... 7 2½ Balance in bank ... ... 29 4 7 ,, hand ... ... 1 10 2 £70 11 11 Audited, R. H. JAMES, R. M. FINLAY, It was received and adopted. Mrs Finlay was re-elected as President, Mrs Paul as &nbsp; Treasurer, and Miss Leach as Secretay for &nbsp; the ensuing year. The followin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 10 August 1917
In memory of Geoffrey Treacher Grant Signaller 8th Light Horse) who Walker's Ridge, August 7th, 1915. &nbsp; no conscription ; Answered to the call ; Among the first to leave Eltham, was very first one to fall. A hero's grave than a shirker's in Australia. Inserted by his old pal, Claude Morris, road. loving memory of our dearly son and brother Gordon, who this life on the 7th August, "Woodvale," Kangaroo Ground. may heal the broken heart; may make the wound less sore, time can never stop the longing our loved one gone before. Inserted by his sorrowing parents, nd sisters. -In loving memory of our dear son who died at Kinglake Post Office at 6th, 1904. Aged, 19 years and Peacefully sleeping. Inserted by her loving parents, brother, sister
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 17 August 1917
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. At a special sitting of the Elthsm Police Court on Monday, the 13th, be. fore Messrs Alston and Gilaenan, J.'aP., Victor Alphors. was charged on the information of Plain-clothes Oonstable M. Clinoick, of South Melbourne, with hkvidg, on the 25th July, stolen from the farm of Mrs Adelaide Duke, of Eltham, a saddle, valued at £-4 lOs. The evidence showed that on that date a son of Mrs Dulke's brought from town a saddle. The same night the defend ant arrived at Duke's, where he was known, and was refused admission. In the morning the saddle was found to be missing from the vehicle in which it was left over night and accused was auspeated. A few days after thesaddle was found in a pawnbroker's at South Melbouree, where it had been pledged for 25s, sad the ticket afterwards wild to a saddler for 15s by accused. A@- - cased made no.defense sad weeas co. mitted for trial at September General Sessiona. No application for bail being made. Sergeant Kennedy, of ...
MERNDA LADIES' PATRIOTIC LEAUUE. REPORT FOR MONTHS OF MAY, JUNE AND JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 17 August 1917
MERNDA LADIES' PATRIOTIO LEAUUE. REPORT FOR MONTHS OF MAY, JUNE AND JULY: The meetings of this Leagae' have been held, as usual, once a fortnight, and were fairly well attended; also, the work done has been good, especially in knitting. Once a month the work is packed and sent, to the Depot, Mel bourne Town Hall. In order to help in the appeal by the Lady Mayorees for 100,000 pairs of sox a knitting competition was insti. tuted. The prises awarded being-let £1, 2nd 10s, 3rd 6s. Ada Hall, of Moreag, took let for 92 pairs; Miss Jeffrey came second with 80 pairs; Miss Junor third with 67. In all 230 pairs. The materials for our work (wool and flannel) is such a high price now that members have constantly to devise new means whereby they may get sufficient to. meet expenses. The last suggestion, is house to house col. lecting, to be., doeo by members, and this, we hope, will shortly be begun. Most of .our members are regular sub seribers of 2s a month, and below will be soon the amount ...
WHITTLESEA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. WELCOME SOCIAL TO CHAPLAIN-CAPTAIN BRUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 17 August 1917
WHITTILEBEA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. WELCOME SOCIAL TO CHAPLAIN. CAPTAIN BIIUCE. The annual congregational meeting of the Wbjttlesea Presbyterian Church was held in the church on Tuesday evening, July 24. There was a large gathering, including members of other denominations, and the Rev. Douglas Bruce (minister) presided. TheSecre tary's report stated that the work of the Church had been faithfully carried on daring the past year, and matters, spiritually nsod financially, were in a highly satisfcctory state. During the absence of their esteemed minister on active service, the Rev. Archer Harris had supplied his place, and great credit was dos to that gentleman for hisl devotion and sial. The congregation heartily welcomed their minister back after a trip attended with much peril, and congratulated him on the excellent work be had rendered the Empire. The congregational balance-sheet showed a credit of £4 12s after meeting all expenditure. £20 10s was raised for the Sunday School, and £...
THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 17 August 1917
TIIt EIDrlott OF TllH ADYVETISRI. --In reference to the deviation on the end of Clear Hills cutting, I wishl to dick the rumour Ihat Is in circulation, g that the road in question is being. for Cr inth's benrt,. which I consider le and a blur on Mfr Hatll'a reputation rcoliter it was the 'roolngl Procre.s latlon that was insitumeutal in hlving evcrntment prant allocated, and it was ostI hy that Asoellatinn to iehslribe •wards iIing sucih grant If the Iltlham Councll would carry oat such work as orIngl Progress Asaoclation suggested, I am very pleased was Ilpased at their II table SIf that plece oft road was made for Cr lLthis bernefit Is It freasihle that oolenei Ilelgre. Aeeoclathinn and real. wnt l aisherlll eld townaris such , ind thien l ? all I tIle road In for one deal, what are the peopile of Tl'lnnei, Ititien ? Iweaun the road In there for to, tln Mr lItlt 111may be gano i three e lllllne i alaelu nn? iro tlhe ealrryyntg tmlails. Certlitly I will say Olr Bthli 110 l) benefit...