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PERSONAL WHITTLESEA. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
PERSONAL WHITTLESEA. 1 Miss Margaret E. Canjeran, .:' has been teaching at Whittlesea school for the past twelve months, has announced her engagement to Mr. Jamcs Thon-as, of:Linton. The couple are to be married in March. While extending all good wishes' to Miss Cameron, the pupils will regret her loss at the school where she is very popular. Mrs. Halligan, of Bonnie Doon, has been visiting her father Mr. J. Craw ford. Miss Dorothy Thomas is spe;,ding a few days with Mrs. Batten, whose youngest son, Les, will return home on holidays from Dookie College next, week. He is going to spend a week with friends at Cowes. Mr. Les Clarke, whose arm was jerked out by a horse which he was leading some years ago, had the mis fortune to suffer a similar ijury last week when he was ploughing. tIiss letty Funston has gone to Chelsea to szc.ld a holiday with Mrs. H. C;. Johnso:.. Also" holidaying at Chelsea are Mrs Billy. Gibson Yand her two children. Last Sunday the infant daughter of the Reverend...
WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE Apparently because members did not realise that the Eltham War Ser vice Committee proposed to begin its meetings this month, there was only a small attendance at the Fire Station on Thursday. It was unanimously decided that the work which is being done by mem bers at present shall be for the bene fit of the Second A.I.F. The next meeting of the Committee will be held on the third. Thursday of February at the Fire Station.
HALL COMMITTEE DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
HALL COMMITTEE DANCE Last Saturday night 150 people at tended the dance conducted by the Eltham Hall Committee at Eltham Hall. There was no more striking evidence of how urgently a new and much larger hall is needed in Eltham, than to see how crowded the floor was during dances. Socially and financially the function was a complete success, however, the profits totalling £9. The Monte Carlo dance was won by Mr. and Mrs. Staff.
Whittlesea Court No Rear Light. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Whittlesea Court No "Rear Light.. Walter Thomas' of Yan Yean was convicted and fined .10/ by Mr. H. L. Jackson P.M. on Tuesday on a charge of having driven a motor car without .a red rear light on November 12, 1939. Constable Frank Porter gave evi dence that at 11.40 p.m. on Novem ber 12 he was in Plenty Rd, South Morang, and saw the car Thomas was driving. There was no red rear light attached. Witness stated that defendant told him that he knew the light was faulty, but thought the vibration of the road would cause it to light up.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
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Hurstbridge Needs Water Supply DIRTY DRAINS DANGER TO PUBLIC HEALTH Deputation To Wait On Council In March [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Hurstbridge Needs Water Supply DIRTY DRAINS DANGER TO PUBLIC HEALTH Deputation To Wait On Council In March In outspoken language, members of Hurstbridge Progress Associa tion denounced the unhealthy conditions of drains in the township at the January meeting last night, and stressed the fact that the only satisfac tory solution was for a water supply to be brought into the town. The dangers to public health were stressed, and it was pointed out that Hurstbridge would get a new lease of life if water was laid on. Eltham Counrcil came in for some criticism, and it was the opinion of the meeting that only by maintaining an agitation would the desired results be obtained. A deputation will wait on the Council at its March meeting to discuss the matter. Mr. D.. G. Graham introduced the discussion when he said that three people had called on him that day and had complained bitterly of the :lirty conditions of the drains. He -ointed out that there was no drain ,nder the .pack and the water...
TENNIS ARTHUR'S CREEK ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
TENNIS ARTHUR'S CREEK ASSOCIATION The meeting of delegates to the Arthur's Creek Tennis Association, held at Hurstbridge this week decided to conduct a further round of matches before the finals. The programme will be the same as for the first round. Results of the last matches in the second round are: Panton Hill v Hurstbridge Gents: Ness-Rankin lost to Beaton -McFarlane 2-8; Ness-Innes lost to Beaton-T. Gee 0-8; Rankin-Innes lost to McFarlane-T. Gee 2-8; Ladies: Miss J. Masefield-Mrs. Mot schall lost to ::rs. Beaton-Miss Hor ton 2-6; Miss J. Masefield-Mrs. Ness lost to Mrs. Beaton-Miss Horton 3-6; Mrs. Motschall-Mrs. Ness lost to Misses Horton and Burke 2-6. Mixed: Ness-Miss Masefield lost to Beaton-Mrs. Beaton 0-8; Rank':, Mrs. Motschall lost to J. McFarlane Miss Horton 6-8; Innes-Mrs. Ness lost to Gee-Miss Burke 6-8. Hurstbridge 66 games d Panton Hill 23. Hazel Glen v Arthur's Creek Gents: N. Laidlay-G. Brock d A. E. Steer-P. Edge 8-2; N. Laidlay-J. Bassett d A. E. Steer-W. Murp...
WHITTLESEA DISTRICT Yan Yean v Whittlesea A [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
WHITTLESEA DISTRICT Yan Yean v Whittlesea A Whittlesea A had a victory by 13 games over the home team at Yan Yean last Satuiday. Results: Gents: E. Searle-W. Burnham d A. Smith-M. McAuliffe 8-6; R. Searle-E. Blair d A. and B. Smith 8-7. Ladies: Mesdames Searle and H. Clancy lost to Mrs. McAuliffe-Miss L. Draper 6-8; Mrs. Blair-Miss Westaway d Misses M. Kerr and I. Smith 8-5. Mixed: Ron Searle-Mrs Clancy d B. Smith-Miss Draper 8-0; W. Searle-Mrs. Searle d A. Smith Miss McAuliffe 8-1; E. Blair-Miss Westaway lost to M. McAuliffe-Miss Smith 3-8; W. Burnham-Mrs Blair lost to B. Smith-Miss M. Kerr. 7-8. Whittlesea A 56 games d Yan Yean 43. Wollert had' an easy victory over Whittlesea B. who did not take a set.
BADMINTON [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
BADMINTON Badminton in Diamond Creek has become so popular in recent months that the club has now been divided into two sections which play on dif ferent nights of the week. On Mon day nights the "experts" play, and on Tuesday nights, while the "ex perts" meet other teams elsewhere. the "beginners" get in a little prac tice. The club has many young new members. Last Tuesday a team consisting of Messrs W. Forman, A. Hodgetts, J. Buchanan, VW and B. Hackett, J. Cowin, and Misses Miller and G. Laurey, with Mrs. J. Buchanan play ed at Whittlesea and were defeated by three games. Had there been a full team of ladies, it is probable that Diamond Creek would have won the match.
CARTER STREET METALLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
CARTER STREET METALLED Like members of families of an cient lineage who are always pleased when the ancestral ghost is laid, motorists are always delighted to hear that the grey ghost of the road -dust-has been laid. This has re cently been done very effectively on the Greensborough-Eltham Road by the placing of many tons of heavy metal on the "spectre" Just before the holidays dust was between one and two feet thick on that section of Carter Street where the contractors were at work. The contractors have now metalled this stretch, but motorists are looking forward to the time when the El tham-Greensborough Road will be sealed.
CRICKET CLUB PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
CRICKET CLUB PROBLEM Due to the enforcement of com pulsory military training for men in the 21 years old age group, the Greensborough Cricket Club will have considerable difficulty in fielding two full teams for the remainder of the season. This places several clubs of the Heidelberg District Cricket Associ ation in a peculiar position, for under the constitution of the Association, each club must lodge a guarantee of £1/1/ to ensure that it will complete all matches throughout the season. As six member of the Greensborough 'Club will be in camp by the end of January, Greensborough may not be able to fulfil the terms of the guar antee. At a well-attended meeting of the club in the Masonic Hall last Mon day night it was decided to malke an attempt to enrol several young play-i ers who had left school at the end of last season. At the same time' it was decided to make representa-1 tions to the Association to ascertainl whether, under such exceptional cir cumstances, the £1/1-/ guarant...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION Picnic Funds Dispute [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION Picnic Funds Dispute The normal meeting of thei Greensborough Progress Association which will be held in the Masonic. Hall next Monday night is expected to be the scene of a lively discussion concerning the disposal of money put in the bank in 1931 for the use of the Fire Brigade. At the last Progress meeting, Mr. J. Malone said that the money had been placed in the bank in 1931 by a public body in order to purchase a first-aid outfit for the then newly formed Bush Fire Brigade. The brigade had joined the Metro politan Fire Brigades Board, and had been provided with a splendid outfit and no longer had any use for the money. Mr. Malone suggested that the £4 or £5 deposited be made over to the Picnic Committee, which annual ly provided a free day at the seaside for hundreds of children. At the Progress Association, Mr. Malone was told that a public meet ing would have to be called in order to dispose of the money. Mr. Malone agreed to state his case at the public ...
MERNDA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
MERNDA Miss Phyllis Johnson is being con gratulated on having atta'ned her '21st birthday, which she did on Tues day of this week. Mr. and Mrs. P. Milbane, arcom phnied by their son, and Mrs. Mil bane sen, spent the holidays at Wal lacedale. Mr. B. Hutchinson and Mr. J. Thomas made a succesful trout fish ing trip to the King Parrot. Reverend A. R. Tippett and Mrs. Tippett have returned from their holidays at Nhill. Mrs. Lord, who has been secretary of the Red Cross Branch has resign ed, and will go to Papua shortly. Miss --Mills is carrying on the secretarial work until a new secretary is p pointed.