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WALLAN EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 24 August 1917
WALLAN EAST.. (PROM A CORESPONDRNtT) . The Whittlesea Nigger Minstrels made their first appearance nai Upper Plenty on Friday evening, 0lh inst., when they gave a very musing andtl interesting entertainment in thie'Upper Plenty IInall, the proceeds being in aid of the Uppo. Plenty Free Library, and there wns a fair attendance. The first part of the entertainmuent took the form of the usual circle, and the jokes and gngs of the corner men caused much merriment. The sbcond part lonsisted chiefly of songs by members of the troupe, and the progratmme con eluded with the farce " The Black Statute," which nws well oated, and caused roars of laughter. . After the entertainmaent a dance was held and was kept up with vitm until about 2 na.m. Excellent musio was played by Miss Piatullo, and Mr W. Jenkins otliciated as M.C. Tihe appearance of lhe magnificient Aurora Australia on Thursday evening caused much interest; in foot, it conused a sensation in sotme quarters, especially by those who ha...
AN APPEAL TO WATTLE LO[?] [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 24 August 1917
AN APPEAL TO WATTLE LOVERS Blest Australia, Nature's gift to thee[?] Superabundant in wheat and wattle bower. Precious raindrops oftimes cease and flee[?] &nbsp; In various seasons — 'tis but a passing shower. But now, with plentious food to partake in sylvan retreat, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Please spare the Wattle. Do not des- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; poil and care not a fig ; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Think of the future Wattle Days with valleys pretty and neat — Be men and women, ladies and gentlemen — be content with a sprig. Aug. 1917. — E. Connomee.
CARAMEL CUSTARD. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
CARAMEL CUSTARIT. Three eggs, 1 plont of milk, I table spoonful sugar, vanilla essence. Dis solve half-cup of sugar in just sufi cient water to moisten it; stir over fre until it browns. Pour into well buttered mould, fill up with custard. and steam for three-quarters of am hour. Turn outand serve either hot or cold. HOUSEHOLD HINTS. WATERPROOFING CALICO. Diseolve halt a pound of alum inr four gallons of boiling rain water. Ima a separate vessel dissolve half a: pound of sugar of lead and four gal lons of water. Let the solution stand until clear, then pour the slum ti quor into a clean vessel. Add the su gar of lead solution, and let is stand or a few hours. Pour out the- clear liquor, thoroughly work the tent. fab ric in it, then squeeze out, stretch and dry.
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shirs Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
9fluzan and ahfthitttta il 'Advertiser AND Panwt d (retek italUy tro( Published Every Friday Mlornil FIIDAY, AUGUST 31, 191?. The ordinary monthly neetin; . the Eltham Council will be heldal Monday next. A Red Cross entertainment wil held at the Kangaroo Ground Hll to-morrow (Saturday) evening. Cr. L. W. Clarke (Preoident oftl Whittlesca Council) has heen n?f nnted an a candidate for a sent ont"+ Infectious Disenars lospitnl Iand and it is to be hoped ho will rucei the support of local Councils in aoted. By ndvertisomont in this issuoita announced that thl Scents' 0 Enturtainers will give a grandm wn' playlet, entitled " Almnsini g a 'ls' dorin," at the itlthame Itchnhite [ ll to-nmorrow. (Saturday) evening, n"lle a full programme of talented arti?t will appear. The ordinary monthly meeting the Strathiwen Fruit and Progr Asaoci tion is dated to take placer Saturday noxt, Int September,. A' introesting and instructivo ee ciniM annured for old and young. Luast your thne winmming clai'...
Social Notes. AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
Social Notes.. (BY THELMA.) ATjSTRALIAN DEMOCJ1ACY. The result of the Maritime Strike of go was not very encouraging to the ions affected, and the officials saw at it was useless to fight capital ex pt through representatives in Parlia ent, so that Parliamentary action ight be successful where strikes had iled to win. Thus the Labour Party politics came into being, but at first cy were numerically weak, being con nt to throw their weight on the side the party most suited to their pirations. In only one colony was a hour Government elected to office fore Federation, and that was in ueensland in 1899, when Andrew awson formed a Ministry which lived nly a few days. But since r9oo there ve been several Labour Governments the Commonwealth, and in every ate'except Victoria. There has con quently been much labour legislation nee that time. The Victorian Wages "ard'syhteni :did not originate with e idea of preventing strikes, but to duco "sweating" in certain industries. here was fierce com...
ELTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
ELTHAMI. (roost Oust CORIRLESPONDEoT.) Election. affairs .passed off very quietly here. Both candidates were present during most of the day, and about 20 interested voters remained till the declaration of the poll, about 5 o'clock. The newly re-elected council lor (Mr R. Taylor) returned thanks for his re-election, and also proposed the customary voe of thanks to the Roturning Otficer (Or Murray), lwhich was seconded by Mr Mealy. It in tustted tht things may now sOettle down and mutual recriminations crase, aud proper support be given to our councillors, who, npparenotly, will have sal, tough work straightening out our inotecial prottlema. " If you cal't help, don't hincdr," is a good miotio for all growlers, e?specially for those who are not grafters. Cr Taylor is, we lmist admit, a grafter, despite cer tain human weoknesses which occasion. ally obtrude them?olves, even in folk who have not attained the dignity of a Shire councillor.
WHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
W HITTLESEA GRICULTURAL SOOIETY. omeeting of the above Society was on Wednesday, August 22nd. a:ut:-The President (Mr J. iert,. in taho chair) and 19 other A here. " Prim, Schedule. nrious addlllionls and altaration? e made. AloePrs Downie and 0 Antdrew presented gold-l*ttered ampion ribbons to Clauses A. and A Hunters' Plate, entries restricted the Shire of Whitleest, was added Clss B air of Ponies, 14 hands and under, s adled tot Class . Priz' for Ayrshire Cow (dry) was d'd to Class E. ,ml'ntisy Marsh and Oorrdalle Sheep sions to be added to Class F. Pounry Clasesis to be reconstructed th,eutr, as will bli seen ont the lze schtdulo. Cl?a?ses I, J, K and L all have tra sections, while the rest of the lasses remain without much alters. itn. ,Arrengements were made for calling 'ders for booth and band if neces h'eo Secretary and Mr W. H. Jnames re deputed to arrange for special ins on Show DAy. T'hiT Secretary was instructed to tify all rnwmehtrs to attend at the Cw Ground on Sept. 5...
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. (Before Philip Cohen, Esq., P.M., and Mr R. E. Gilsenan, J.P.) LICENSING CASES—CHARGE OF SUNDAY TRADING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
ELTIIAM COUlRT OF PETTY SESSIONS. • . - (Before Philip Cohen, Esq., P.M., and iMr R. E. OiloRnuo, Ti.p.) LictNs?Ti o OAssri-Cn?n Kia. o SUNDAY TnRAnNo Will. Morris; of the Evelyn IHotel. was charged by Inspector O'Brien with a breinch of the Licensing Act on Sun day, lbil1 July, persons having bleen found on prenlides in prohibited hours. -Thu evidence having failed to prove that the Iprsons were thenr for an ilninl purpose, the cnse was dismissed. Charles Dukle was also chnrgnd no one of the persons roeferred to above being illegally on the iromises. In this case tie evilence owa also uncon vncinig aiccording to legal procedure. -Diumissed. The P.M. indicated that both prose cutions had failed by n narrow margin,. and gave sotme warniing to each of thei defeandants as to future cnduout, which it is trusted will receive dau considler alion. Vacoinatinn Cases. Joseph Butler and Harry Miller were each fined 40s for non-vadelinatini of infants. Case against E. Bankor wjithdrawn. Case a...
RETURNED SOLDIERS' REPATRIATION FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
RETURNED SOLDIERS' REPATRIATION FUND. We are requysted to particularly draw attention t?ih foll6wing i Under the War Precautions Raeg. MItions 1016, No. 17 (1) No'l pnron shall, without the consant in writing of a State War Council, soil or otherwise dispose of, or pledge or mart gng' in any why, or deposit by way of security, or, where the goade were or are sadvanced for a specified purpose, uis fIr any other purpwie, any goods to which thil RIegelntion applies. (2) The goods to which this Regu. aplliplie aore (a) any gonod which were, before the ce?lutuntemen'ttl of this Iteguhltio , allocatel d by i Slnt. War ('ounuil under the powers coofrr'ed by the Ace trnlien Shlilera' Rlepatriation Fund RIeaulotions 1916, and (b) miny gaiod which are, after tile o telllllcllclent of thia Ie?u Intimt, nhlloeted by a Stalte War Council undor thel powers can. ferred by Inhe Aumrallnn otuliiers' Ileltntritlain ll nlitd legullntiones 1910,
FURTHER REPATRIATION POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
FURTHER REPATRIATION POINTS. (Br SENATOR E D,. MILLEN). Under the Repatriotion Scheme there will be no ill-considered effort to divert the activities of the returned mnie into fresh channels. It is very desirable that every effort should bhe made to secure speedy absorption of the ntn into their previous occue pations. All medical opinion supports the view that the restoration to health of the injured man is greatly assisted if his mind can be lifted away from his own injuries, and hle can become induced to take a fresh interest in life. This also will be provided in cutative workshops attached to hospitals' where elementary training will he imported. When it is necessary the Govern. ment will pay the difference between the amnount earned by the incapacitated soldier and the recognised wage appro prinatd to that particular calling for sn aile.bodied man. Interrupted indentures will be com pleted by on arrangement with privatec firms, the Oomoonwealth subsidizing the wages as may be ...
GREENSBOROUGH. MONTMORENCY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
GREENSBOROUGII. M1tOTMOIltuNOY PrlESSYTERIAN CHURCIL. A most enjoyable musical treat wa. giveno i the ltechalbit. Hall on.Salur day last in aid of the above church funds, the performers bhein the Scorch Thistle Club Choir. The Hall was well flled, bult the enrortainlment was well worth n hInmpeir house. The items,. witll frw exceptiona, wern redolent of the land of "brown heath and sha"ey wood," and the Scot whose blood did not leap at ihe spirited randesring of his national songs must have been a "pair feckless creature." The chief choral ieats woro " Hail to the Ohief," "Atnitio L our is,"" CGiuardship," "Bnnin W\Ve WVel," ' Will Ye' No Comte Back Autin," all apleididly rendered, he Fides " Hearts of Oak," " 1lnrinrP a of Brirninl"ndl the "Hundlt red Pipers," the last three items heinlg given' i glorious style. A dutel, " Crookhet Bawbee," by Miss Trylor ntd Air M'Kny, also onet by laters loardlio and Scott, besiles " Yo imnks antd lravs," by Miss M'Kiay and t lr Sentt, and a sele...
THE EAST RIDING MUNICIPAL STEEPLECHASE. THE RESULT AT YARRA GLEN. AUGUST 23RD, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
THE EAST RIDING MIUNICIPAL STEEPLECHASE. THE RESULT AT YAttA,\ OGLEN. Avoust 23RD, 1917. The two candidartes who contested in the shove race proved themselves worthy of all the'hopes nrd expects. tiocs of their supporters; in fact, the betting and running were so oren that, right up to enterisng the straight, it seemed as if tile race would end in a deed heat. But that great old stayer " Absentee " made one final sport and bheat his worthy opponent " Dnmocrat" by a short head right on the post. Well donte, "'Ahientee" I You have proved yourself not only a stayer on the fiat, but give your stable confi dence that you will,be qually as good on some of tile rough courses you will hlve to travel, bo ihey wiih a grade of one in twenty, or even treacherous clay patches On the other hand, " Democrat " has won no small praise for his per. formancus. His trials were run with that ease and straightnes one only looks for in a eteran ; he worked tip to his bridle, andt nevor faltered in his str...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 31 August 1917
WIITTLESEA SIIIilE. Or L W. Olarke hns,. during his presidenoy of the Whittlesea Shire Council, filled the position on ably and pilotted the Council through difficult positions so neatly that it is quite on the enrds that he will be asked to again fill the position, as a alight recugnition of the valuable services he has rendered the Shire generally. Financial matters a ith the Whittle. sea Council, as with many other muni cipalities ihroughout the State, are causing same anxiety, and no doubt the proposal to increase the rate fronm Is 3d to Is Gd will cause some consider. able discuasion next Counail day. ' A one and sixpenny rate is not too high for any Shire to carry under ordinary eonditions, but in the case of the Whit. tlesea Shire there is undoubtedly ln element of unfairness. Some little time hack the Ejping Shire was abolishted and taoked on to the Whit tlesen Shire as a Ruling. At the time a new valuntion of the Epping Shiro was heing made, whioh has since been adlopted by...