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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
WEDDING ELWERS-LYON St. Katherine's Rose Chapel at St. Helena was the setting for the wed dling recently of Miss Dorothy Isobel Lyon, daughter of Mrs. Platt of Mc Dowell Street, Greensborough, to Edward Martin Elwers, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Elwers. The bride was given away'by Mr. D. McBeath, while the Reverend T. Mappin officiated at the ceremony Brilliant sunshine poured down as the bride entered the church, wear ing a lovely gown of heavy white satin. The bodice was cut with a V neckline and was tight fitting, falling away into a long train. A coronet of mother of peal caught her tulle veil to the head. and she car ried a shower bouquet of water lil ies and roses. One bridesmaid was in attendance, Miss Anna Frazer, and her frock of white self patterned Swiss organdie was mounted on white taffeta. Her bouquet 4 was?4 blue delphin iums and she wolea,.1faP ,of the same colored velvet. -, The bridegroom, was attended by his brother, Mr. W. Elwers, as best man. A receptidn for re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
J. G. GRANDY'S ENGINEERING WORKS Any Lathe Work done by Fully Experienced Turner. Battery Charger installed and all types of Battery Repairs done. OXYWELDING DONE BY EXPERTS Repairs to Spray Pumps of All Descriptions, Distributing Agent'for Alfa Laval Separators and Bartram Engines. SPARI, PARTS OFl ALl, TYPES AVAII,ALILE. Right on the ... MAIN ROAD : : DIAMOND CREEK ALL HOURS WWIIIIIHBBggagggIaggagaga INNINNggag N lI MACARTHUR & MACLEOD PTY. LTD. A. N. Macarthur and W. E. B. Macleod, Sworn Valuators AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & LAND SALESMEN I-IEAD OFFICE: Phosphate House, 515- Collins St. Melbourne. 'Phones: M2471 (two lines) All classes of Sheep and Cattle Sold at Newmarket on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY, and Dairy Cattle on FRIDAY. * For Up.to-date Market Reports and General Stock and Lhad information listen-in to MACARTHUR & MAOLEOD PTY. ILIlD.'S . IBROADCASTS:-Tuesday andI Thursday, 12.15 to 12.30 p.m. from 3SLK Central Victoria and on Thursday at 9.5 p.m....
Enthusiastic Residents Rally To Eltham Hall Discussion SHIRE PRESIDENT ON SOUTH RIDING'S SOUND FINANCES Appeal To Public For Funds : £40 Promised At Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
Enthusiastic Residents Rally To Eltham HallDiscussion -uicuso SHIRE PRESIDENT ON SOUT ' ING'S SOUND FINANCES' :' Appeal To Public For Funds : £40 Promised At. M eti:ng 11NDETERRED by!. the fierce electrical storm and tropical down-. " pour whidli ofirred just after eight o'clock on Mpnday n'ight; residents of Eltham,ttrrned out, in force to attend the public 'iieeting '" called to discus's irie of th'e most vital questions yet raised here, the erection of the new-public hall. The Shire President (Councillor Braid) bluntly warned the meeting that if this opportunity of getting the shire offices and hall c::ombined in Main Street was missed, it would be years before it could be brought up again. He assured the people that, while it would be necessary for;the South Riding to borrow £2,500 for the project, there would not be a penny of increase in rates to meet this loan. He commended the : Hall Committee for its offer to guarantee £1,000 by May 1. The feeling of the meeting concerning ...
Panton Hill LADIES' GUILD [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
Panton Hill LADIES' GUILD The annual meeting of St. Mat thew's Ladies' Guild was held in the Gibson Hall on Wednesday last when a good attendance of members was present. The following office-bear ers were elected for the ensuing year: President, Mrs. A. McLachlan; vice-presidents, Miss C. Lewis, Mrs. E. Motschall; ,hoin. vice-presidents, Mesdames .W. Smnith, 'S.o Cracknell; secretary,;'Mrs: L. Bartlet;"? 's. sec. Mrs. F. Srpii tre es, Ms: a Smith The l•?siPi soske o?thef need for all hatpt Ang!ins': help to ward the iipleep; of te Church and urged all to miT 'eii 'weekly contri bution, however small. Leters were read from the Vicar and Mrs. Cragg thanking the Guild for the bed-table and picture of Pan ton Hill that had ,been presented to them ,before they left the district. The monthly meeting is held on the ,firgt Wednesday in every month when '~ý lii~nibers will be welcomed. c , £8 FOR RED CROSS • A Salamagundi Evening in aid of the War Service Fund was held at "Dandaloo" - Panton...
Diamond Creek FIRE BRIGADE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
Diamond Creek FIRE BRIGADE MEETING A sub-committee of five members was appointed at the meeting of the Bush Fire Brigade on Monday night to make inquiries concerning mater- ials which are urgently required by the Brigade and the cost of same. The same committee will also consider ways and means of raising the money required to purchase the new equip- ment. The committee appointed is: Messrs A. K. Bradbury, W. Goss sen., F. Nor- riss and R. Ross with First Constable Bradbury. Acknowledgment was made of' the following donations to the funds: Mr. W. Kirkbride, 10/6; Mr. O. Searle, 5/; Mr. A., Brown, 5/; Mrs. W. Goss, 5/; .Mrs. Millthorpe, 5/; Mrs. C. H. Collins, 2/. Mr. E. Libbis has returned home &nbsp; from the Alfred Hospital, but is at- tending that institution as an. out- patient .
ALTERATION IN TRAIN SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
ALTERATION IN TRAIN SERVICE Owing.eto, the influence of the -coal strike the train from Whittlesea due away at 10.48 a.m, and connecting with an electric- train at ,Thomas town will depart 17 minutes later, leaving at 11.5 a.m. Mondays to Fri days, and -passengers will change ait Reservoir instead of Thomastowi'. This alteration also affects . the newly instituted mail,: and until-fur ther notice the morning mail will close at' 10.30 a.m. and be despatch ed by the 11.5 a.m. train. The coal strike has been the means of Whittlesea being deprived of the Sunday train which did not run on Sunday 17th, and is-cancelled until further notice. -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
-ELTHAM YOUNGER SET BALL ELTHAM HALL FRIDAY, MARCH 29 DANCING 8 - 2. WIELAND'S ORCHESTRA. EXCELLENT SUPPER MONTE CARLO. ADMISSION 2/6 FRANCES PIKE, Honorary Secretary WANTED TO SELL BLINDS (inside and outside), Tar paulins, I Horse Rugs, Hoods and Sidecurtains, made and repaired, 6 x 3 blinds from 2/11; Duck Tents, from 19/11; Camp Beds, 13/11. Tents for hire: Terms can be arranged. A. SPRIGGS 466 High St. Northcote-JW2295. rpASMANIAN hardwood flooring, Bal tic weatherboard, fibro-cement, fibro-plaster. Good stock of HOUSE OLD PAINTS. Nails all sizes. Build ers' ironmongery, etc. Glass cut to any size. TANKS, all sizes. BELOW MELBOURNE PRICES. 7T. McLET. IAN, Hurstbridge. R. McLELLAN IIURSTBRIDGE FOR DEFINITE SALE SINGLE Furrow Ploughs from 35/ up ward; 1 float, 1 leaf heavy harrows D.T. 2 "Planet" scariflers £2/5/. Fire Stove 22/6. Philadelphia Lawn Mower; wheelbarrow; single barrelled shotgun £1. All guaranteed in per feet order. D. G. GRAHAM Hurstbridge. CEMENT 4/ per bag Galvani...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
GREENSBOROUGH GARAGE New Cars and Trucks - Service - Repairs District Agent for FORD V8 CARS, UTILITY VEHICLES And TRUCKS Agent for HEALING CYCLES REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES OF CARS C. C. JESSOP - MAIN ST. GREENSBOROUGH Telephone: Greensbcrough 49. TIMBER! Hardwood, Softwood, All Sizes e Galvanised Corrugated Iron; " :0 Hardware, -0 S Ironmongery, Etc. C. ROUCH PTY. LTD. Burgundy Street, Heidelberg Phone: Heidelberg 24. Funeral Directors, Embalmers and Cremations (Established 1852) Funeral Chapel and Head Office: MOOR STREET - - - - - FITZROY Branches: HCIDELBERG, ST. KILDA, ELSTERNWICK, LONSDALE STREET MELBOURNE. and WHITTLESEA W. G. APPS & SONS Ptv. Ltd. Phone: J1145 (two lines) Latest Fleet of De Sotos :XLTRA AT'TJENTION. DAY AND NIGHT SERVJIO THE IDEAL STORE Hurstbridge H. M. Bertrand Prop. Cheapest & Best 0 GROCERIES, GRAIN, PRODUCE, MEDICINES, TOBACCO, HARDWARE and CROCKERY at BED ROCK PRICES. ORDERS DELIVERED - ORDERS DELIVERED --i I'or Bligger Friendly Society Bene...
CYCLING WHITTLESEA AMATEUR CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
CYCLING WHITTLESEA AMATEUR CLUB `The annual meeting of the Whit; tlesea Cycling Club was held at Mrs Cl??y tst" ftoa difs bon Tuesday, March 12. There was a good attendance of members. -Mr. E. Blair- presided. The balance. sheet showed receipts for the year at £22; expenditure £11/0/3, leaving a credit .balance of £10/19/9. It was agreed to re-form thie club and affiliate with the V.A.C.U. Election of Officers President, Mr. :E. Blair (re-elect ed); vice-presidents, Messis W. Searle and R. Jones; joint secretary 9nd treasurer, Messrs A. F. Walker and S. McDonald; handicapper, Mr. E. Blair; general committee, Messrs A. Mitchell, C. Smith, W.,Disney, B Woods, J. Woods; delegates. to the V\.A.C.U., Messrs D. McKendrick and N. Woods. Subscription fee for the year was fixed at 5/ per member. The' first race is to be held around Milky's Lane on Saturday, April 6. Road races ,to be held every fort right. :
SIGN POST TO DIAMOND CREEK [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
SIGN POST TO DIAMOND CREEK Eltham Council decided to agree to a suggestion made by the Heidel beerg- City Council last week that a sign board shouiu be erected at .the Glen Park turh-off on the Main Road; Eltham, indicating Diamond Creek SANITARY CONDITIONS AT PARKS. From the' Commercial Motor Users' Association a lptter was received stating that the sanitary .arrange ments at public parks in Eltham ana Greensborough' were inadequate, in view of. the popularity of those parks for picnicking. "Councillor Andrew expresseu the opinion, that more conven'ences should 'e erected, i but Coulicillor Price said it was ;useless to' erect imore lavatories iunless someone was therea to look after. them. Larrikins made nuisances. of themselves in the conveniences which were provided already:. ,He suggested that three or four septic tanks could be erect 'ed, with a caretaker to keep them clean. South 'Riding Councillors will in vestigate .the position. The prin cipal park,.in Eltham' under discus...
TENNIS WHITTLESEA DISTRICT Whittlesea A and Wollert Draw [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
TENNIS F WHITTLESEA DiSTkICT Whittlesea A and Wollert Draw In an exciting and keenly contest ed match at Whittlesea on Saturday the A team played Wollert to a dr. b Men: Quinn-Morgan d N. and E. b Pittaway 8-7; Walker-K. Lindsay l lost to R. Smith-J. Cliff 4-$. Lad- p ies: Mrs. Morgan-Miss Friday' d Mrs a Yann-Miss V. Cliff 8-4; Mrs. N Clancy-Miss Blair lost to Misses Bunt- C ing-D. Schultz 5-8. Mixed: Quinn Mrs. Clancy lost to N. Pittaway-Mrs. C Yann 7--8; Morgan-Mrs. Morgan (d E. Pittaway-Miss V. Cliff 8-3; K. r Lindsay-Miss Friday lost to Smith- t] Miss Bunting 3-8; Walker-Mrs. sL Blair d Cliff-Miss D. Schultz 8-5. I Whittlesea A 4 sets 51 games drew g with Wollert 4 sets 51 games. Mernda v Yan Yean Taking six sets out 'of the. eight;, Yan Yean defeated. Mernda on the t latter's courts by 21 games; on Sat4 b urday. Results :-- s Ladies: Misses J. Bassett-D. Kil- F patrick d Mrs. McAuliffe-Miss L. $ Draper 8-5; Miss B. ,Bassett-Mrs. ,Criffiths lost to Miss A. Kerr-Miss I Smith 4-8...
Arthur's Creek RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
Arthur's Creek RED CROSS The monthly meeting of the .Red Cross was held on Thursday after noon when a parcel containing five flannel undershirts and 12 prs of .socks was forwarded to headquar ters. A fresh supply of work was passed out to the members. The senior girlsattending the local school are knitting under the super vision of Mrs. Marshall for Red Cross and are busily engaged in .nmaking knee-caps 'for: hospital purposes. SCHOOL NOTES A nimeeting was held in the school. room :on. Tuesday evening for' the purpose of fobming a School Com mittee.- The new' committee consists of Mr K. KMacmillan, President; Mr. T. Murphy, 'correspondent; Mr.' ;H. Christian,: treasurer; and . Messrs T. Murphy and Milne. and :Messdames H. Christian -and: T Murphy.'
YAN YEAN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
YAN YEAN Mr. Allen McKernan has joined the A.I.F., and with his brother, Fred, will be .ivcn a send-off iiiimeaie ately, it can be arranged.' Mr. Fred McKeorian is already on :sei ;ice with the Royal Australian Navy. Mrs. S. Barker is a patient at the 'reeoinasons' Hospital, East Mel bourne, wheire she is recovering from a ., serious, operation 'performed a fortnight ago. Mrs. A; iMcPhee has received' news of. the birth of another grand daughter;: born to her daughter, Mrs. Mason last week. Mr. M. ¶Kerr )as been operated on at Heidelberg House, where his ton sils were removed.
Eltham AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 March 1940
Eltham AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S &nbsp; NATIONAL LEAGUE ANNUAL MEETING At the annual meeting of the above branch the followlng office bearers were elected for the ensu- ing year: President, Mrs. Boake; vice presidents, Mrs. Andrew, Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Cairns-Officer; secretary, Mrs. Dagnall; treasurer, Mrs. Bryan; Committee, Miss Hunter, Mrs. Kerr, Mrs. Plumridge, Mrs. Miller, Miss Garner and Mrs. Rains. Much regret was expressed at the resignation of Miss Mackenzie from the office of delegate to Council, as she has done such splendid work. Mrs Plumridge was appointed acting dele gate for three months.
Montmorency PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
M'ontmorency PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The annual meeting of the Presby. terian congregation held recently was presided over by the Rev. C. HIar land. There was a good attendance and the information sought from and given by the Moderator re Church pro: cedure proved a desire to walk ac cording to rule. Reports were presented by officers of all societies connected with the Church and after discussion and ,b ing pronounced satisfactory, wore rr: ceived. During the evening the annouuco mont was made that as the result of a majority vote by the congregation the Church will, in future, be knoxn as Saint Andrews. This will be con firmed by the Assembly in due course. It was further agreed that a plaque to the memory of the first minister, Rev. Mr. Thorn, by whose ,oluntary and faithful service the cause was nursed through infancy be fixed in the Church. Thanks were given to all offcler: and others who had,:in any ?:w,!y helped in the good work diringý the past year. Special mention being made o...
Morang Cattle Sale [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
,Moraing: Cattle Sale Quiney Mawbey -Cb.,. of -396 •' Bourke 'Street, Melbourne, report hay SIng !ield a special ,attle sale at their Morang Yards on the 18th inst when they offered a very, large yarding of .all classes of cattle. 51 inflkers "wq'e pennedl, and conm petition was keen for them at prices idhowing an ndvance on previous week's rates. The top price was £'15/12/6 for a well` bred Jersey cow, whilst heifers sold to £13717/6, the bislk:of the yarding being: sold atE be tween. 10 gas. and .£13: Springers were allso; weil supplied, .-but prices showed no, Improvement on previous week's rates. Hleifers sold to £18/10/0, and cows to £13/12/6, :while many realised.>Sound, about £10 to . £1. One truck !of' heifers real Sised £8/5/. Shoppers sold well at late rates, h?ut-the .demand for'ybilng store cattle was not as keen as at the previous sale., - Pilgsw ero firm at late rates, and bo1.by. "galves, of. which. there . were 140 ' yrded, also sold wiell at rates quite equal to ...
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report The holiday Sale yarding was lighter than usual but prices were extra good. Milking cows, fair £13/15/; heifers, £12/10/; springing -cows £11/10/; heifers, £13; back ward £9/5/; yearling £5/5/; store cows, £7/16/; fat cows, £11/10/; beefy cows, £10/5/; choppers, to £9; crackers, up to £7. Cal?ocs-Selling well, large vealors £6/12/6 to £10; small £6/10/; calves 75/; small to 33/; very small up to 12/. Porkers. - Firm. Heavy.? porkers previous week 64/6; light 50/; kill able 45/;..stores; 42/; slips. 30/; suck ers, to 25/. Sheep-A great sale, woolly :lambs 27/; two tooth ewes 24/2; full mth. 20/; two T.W. 26/; store wethers, .16/; old ewes 18/. Poultry-On the rise. Cockerels 10/6; chickens 8/3; hens 10/; W.L. hens 6/; pullets S/; drakelings 11/; ducklings 8/; ducks 6/; drcikes 10/2; duck and ducklings 22/6. Horses-Selling a few eaci week. Furniture, Implements, Machinery, Vehicles, Harness, S.HI. Timber. lron and 'Sundries iii great demand.
Eltham Shire Engineer's Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Eltham Shirre Engineer's Report The following report on :the i~ork done in the Shire of Eltham during the preceding month= was presented to the-Council 'by the';Engitneietr(Mi. Tingate) : Country Roads Board. - Further widening has been carried'out'on the Yarra Glen. Road and the cutting back of the sharp turn' at Coleman's corner has been completed. Crushed rock purchased from Mr Gale has been.,spread on the worst section of the Yarra Glen-Glenburn Road. Gravel has been spread on a fur ther section ' of the Kangaroo Ground-Waiaridyte Road. The contract of Mr. Gale on the Panton Hill-Kangaroo Ground -Road is progressing satisfactorily. General niaintenicnce' work has been done on all main roads. Tenders have been called for' a sectioi? of the Arthur's Creek Road, .and 'for the footbridge at Lower Plenty. GENERAL South Riding. - Levels have been taken for the replacement of pitched channel iln Main Road, Eltham, and drainiage pipes have been ordered. Roadway undeic Railway Bridge, Br...
PERSONAL KINGLAKE WEST [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
PERSONAL KINGLAKE- WEST Staying at "MorLlla" Guest House., Pheasant Creek over Easter were Mr. and Mrs. W. Poole and their two? childreni, Mr.. an,r Mrs. :T. Simmons,; Mr:' a:;d Mrs. L. Shirlow, Mr. :H. G. Osborn,' Miss H. O.sborn, Miss E. Pep perall, Mr. J. Rogers, Miss E Rogers, ' Miss, J. Hobbs:an'd Mr. H. Dineen, all of Melbourne. ELTHAM' Mr. W. G. Burges accompanied by Mr. R: Brown,.spent the Easter biol-: days at :Lakes Entrance, where they were camping. Dr. and Mrs. Bradbury accompan led by their :child end spent the Easter holidays on a carh;v:in tour 'of the beach resorts. : Mrs. H.:Hutchinson and her daugh te',i :Miss- Margaret Hutchijson1 made a tour to Apollo Bay diuring Easter. WHITTLESEA Mr. and Mrs. Ray Holding, and Mi's. Jim:.Coulthard and Trevor, have been staying .with their parents at Colac. While at Lorne on Sunday 'Mrs. Coulthard had a narrov escape ;iom. drowning when a big wave came in and swept her off her feet. ýAircraftsman Vernon (Ted) Owen Tfaftliei•ctrap...