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Bobby's Farewell. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
Bobby's Farewell. In a',lttle country town,::,. Not very far away, Lots "ft'people are delighted Dear "Bohby's"-goife away. He had been there a gcdish while.- ' And'was not love?,to well,. ,: Thait is why they are so pleased, And I've got this tale to tell. When some folks heard hie.was going, They thought something should be done. How about a senci.bff with "Puppa's"' Then all the people will come. But some of them would not agree, Thought the big.,one. might be spoiled, So Smartie had to draw in his horns,. That little plan was foiled. - Did sMr Smartie use,his brains To concoct that little plan, Or did dear ?obby lead hiin his Likea kind cousiderate man t So two very clever men cot busy. To ri" up somne sortpf a show, But they found ji was not quite so easy, The thing didn't seenu io go. They con,lhnot ,.:t their? onwimusicians, The ,other-se·l,d:-,;ht; huh ald re;.,? ,They -all,.had'x uses- , ma k ,: ,martie's head must have felt sore. He used his smile nrid his winnin, way, And...
WORLD-WIDE NOTES. MEANING OF "STUNT." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
WORLD-WU. M. NOTES. MEANING OF "STUNT.'.' "Stunt" is a word that. is as worn out as "camouflage." It was greatly in favour in baseball circles before the war. Probably the noun means "a dodge for stopping the growth of anything." and generally "any clever dodge or trick." Private A. Ware, of Leytonstone. recently discharged from the Essex Regiment, probably holds a record for the number of wounds received in action. Altogether he received 130 wounds, and after being a consider able time in hospital was discharged with about 100 pieces of shrapnel in his body. John Mullins, a coal-miner of Hemphill, Pennsylvania, . claims a world's tonnage record for mining and loading coal in a single month. His output was 691 tons, which is over twenty-seven tons daily.. Mul lins's wages for the month amounted. to £S9 16s. 7d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
0oods' Great Prrrrteullrnt Cure For Chronic Chest Complaints, M.U.,I.O.O.F. Loyal Caledonia Lodge, No. 5716, Hurstbridge. The Largest and Richest Friendly Society in Victoria. B ENEFITS to be derived by joining : Doctor and Medicine immediately on joining. Sick Pay at 20s per week for 26 weeks. ,, ,, at ]3s 4d ,, ,. 2nd 26 weeks. And los per week for continuous sickness after 12 months until recovery ;six months after joining. Funeral Pay, £20, and £10 for wift I month after initiation. This is the only Society in the W?orld whtcl pays lOs per week after 12 months' sackness until recovery. Contributions to the Society are: From 16 to .20 years, Is 2d per week 20 to 25 ,, 1 3d ,, , ,, .25 to 30 ,, 181 4,t ,, s ,, 30 to 33.. ,, 1 6d ,,,, 33 to 36 ,, Is 7d ,, ,, 36 to 38 .,, Is 8d ,,, ,, 38to 4 ,, 4 s9d ,, ,, 'Initiation Fee, 10s 6d. Specialist for Eyesand Ears provided Free, For further patrticulars apply to - C. H. FOUD,. Secretary Post Office, SJiurstbridge. The Modern -Stores BIRD ...
PROPOSED GLEN PARK STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 June 1922
PROPOSED GLEN PARK STATION. &nbsp; &nbsp; On Friday lest Mr McLean, Metropolition Superintendent, and Mr J. B. McDowell, Acting Chief Special Officer of the Victo- rian Railways, paid a visit to the site of the &nbsp; &nbsp; proposed station between Eltham and Dia mond Creek. The above gentlemen were met by Mr J. Banks (president of the El- tham and Glen Park Progress Association). and a number of residents of Glen Park. After an inspection of the site the rail way officers, accompanied by Mr Banks, pro ceeded to Research and Kangaroo Ground &nbsp; by motor, with a view of seeing for them selves the number of dwellings and residents &nbsp; that would be served by the flag-station. The party were much impressed, and there is every chance of the long standing want being proceeded with at an early date.
SELFISH BRUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
SELFISH BRUTE. "On,. Henry dear," said the wife, "on your way to town will you stop at the grocer's and order two pounds of butter and half-pound of tea and some sugar, if they'll let us have any ?" "Yes, my dear !" "And would you mind leaving my skirt at the tailor's as you go by." "Yes, my dear !" "And then go to the milkman's and tell -him to leave an extra pint of cream to-morrow ?" "Yes, my dear !" "And when you get to your oflce will you call up my sister, and tell her I'll be over on Tuesday ? They don't charge you for calls there." "Yes, my dear." "And you might order some coals at the coal office, while you're about it. And ask the butchers for their bill." "Yes, my dear I And, say, wifle, would you mind sewing up this little rip in my coat before I start ?.' "My goodness, aren't you men ter rible ? You're always wanting some thing done !"
Eltham. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Eitham. (FROMI OUR CORRESPONDENT.) The shortage of players last Saturday led to Eltham trying out some new men. Perhaps the goalie, "that billiard hero in a soldiers' coat" as one Eltham player :laughingly put it, was one of the most outstanding men of his side. Fresh fromn the "soccer" -game, he understood his part, and his dark curly head never shifted from between those posts till necessity demanded it. When the local lads found the goal line they were un pleasantly surprised to invariably find the ball booted or fisted back. With hands upraised,. the goalie would take a flyingleap, and punch the leather back across the field. On Saturday night he was the object of football worship at Eltham, and there are many who hope to see him appear-in the final matchles. BALLOON NIGHT.. On Saturday evening last the Eltham M.U.I.O.O.F. Lodge held a successful balloon night. The attendance, although not large, was sufficient to ensure the success of the evening.. Mrs Luckman (piano) was capab...
A MENTAL DELUSION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
A MENTAL DELUSION. During a recent air raid an elderly man, awakened from his sleep by the sound of the bursting bombs, hastily donned his trousers and ran into the nearest field. On arriving there he suddenly found out that he was without his false teeth, and so concluded he must have swallowed them in the excitement. As the minutes sped on he complained of a pain in his stomach, and gradually got worse and worse. When the raid was over he was tak en back home and put to bed, where, on lifting up the pillow, he found his "lost" teeth, whereupon the pain dis appeared.
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Methodist Church Services. \Methodist Church Services will be held .1s follows: SUNDAY, JULY 9, 1922. Diamond Creek.,. 1 a m., Mr Barnes / 7.15 p.,m, Mr COllom \rthur's. :rek.J,.3 p;ilu.; iMr-Laruea Cottle's Bridge. 3j!.m.. Mr'Collorn Iulrsthridge, B.15 p im., Mr Barnes . 'anck'suorner 3 :in. ;:r Rose?
Eltham Shire Council. FINANCIAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Eltham Shire Council. FINANCIAL STATEMENT, Rates current-S £137 3s 10d, N £879 12s 6d, E £46512s6d £1782 8 10 Arrears of rates-S £12 18s, N £: £51 9s3d, E £1 s 9d : 65 9':D' Interest on .rate--S 19s 8d, N S£6 9s 6d, E E-16s id ... 9 6 0 Dog ristration fees-S £10, £10 15s . ... .. 2015 0 Contractors' deposits ... 1 0 0 Pound fees-E 5s £1 15s ... 2 0 0 Pan fees-S £15 2s 10d, E £18 6s ... ... 33 8 10 Sale of material-S 15s 8d, E £1 ... .... 1 15 8 Meters-S £11 11 ... ... 11 11 0 Interest on deposit-S £7 8s E£12 12s ... 20 0 0 Building fee--S £1 5s ... 1 5 0 Day L. refund-N £14 18s Id 14 18 1 £1963 17 5 Riding Balances. South, cr. ... ... ... £449 1 0 East, Cr. ... ... ... 144 16 4 Trust, Cr. ... ... '... 296 13 5 £890 10 9 North, dr. ... ... ... 620 5 11 Cash book balance, er. .... £270 4 10 Elthant Water Supply Account. Payments to bank (interest) ... £ 10 1 Rates current ... ... 183 9 0 Rates arrears ..1 ... 30 11 0 Meter charges ... ... 40 14 6 Overdraft ... .. ... 203 15 9 £459 0 4...
Correspondence. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Correspondence. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. SIR.-The annual elections will soon be here, and it behoves ratepayers to review the records of the three retiring council lors, so that if deemed unsatisfactory new men may be induced to come forward. In this riding Cr Bradbury has stated that he would not stand again, and the Pro gress Association and those interested should lose no time in selecting a suitable candidate to take his place. Wte are ex pecting big developments when the elec tric trains buzz into the local station, and all should do-their share to push the town and district ahead, and one of the best ways to do this is to elect alive councillor to represent the South Riding at the Council table.-Yours, &c., ELTHAM.
WHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
WIHITTLESEA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. The balance-sheet of the Whittlesea Agri cultural Society shows a credit of £81 4s 3d The annual show is to be held on No vember '1. At the' annnml meeting the following oFicers were appbinte;l : PIesi dent, lMlr..Walter: Thomas (Mlernda); vice' presidents, Messrs. E.' Jeffrey" (Mernda) and J. Love (Morang) ; treasurer, Mr. G. Sutherland; secretary, Mr.,R. R. Mirrielees. collector, Mr. 0: W. Andrew.
LAND VALUES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
LAND VALUES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. SIR, - Your correspondent "Week Ender" seems to put his case as regards. land values entirely in favor of Greens borough, for he compares residential values in the latter place with business sites in Eltham, and no wonder there is a wide difference, which makes me think he should have signed himself a " Weak Ender" instead of " Week Ender." If he had the interest of Eltham at heart he would get full details and make fair com parisons. As I am only a new resident here I cannot supply the data I should like, but perhaps some older resident may be able to make our growing town appear in a more favorable light.-Yours, &c., "ELTHAMITE.
CAT CLUB WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
CAT CLUB WINS. At the recent 'sbow of cats held by the Australian Cat Club at'the Atheueum Hall, tMelbourne;, 3ir Ester,'of "KelvjuiGrove," Kangaroo Ground, was very successful. win ning the Champion and Blue Ribbon with her male chinchilla ": Geoff," also first prize for male kitten unner six months, and first prize for fei mve of the' aaie age. bhe also,, w fs'si ,? e ful' ?ith-tio ot' er iittens, gaining -three tecond oirn??n 'd :with" femnle chinchilla " Mademoiselle *Minnie,"' and second and third with her little brother "Wee MacG? dor." All of these,kittensl Mars Esler bred t her place on the- Watson's Creek, and aye by her champion .sire'l S"Geoff."'
YARRA GLEN WELCOME HOME LEAGUE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
YARRA GLEN WELCOME HOME LEAGUE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER SIR,-In a recent issue of your paper I noticed a report of the final meeting of the Yarra Glen Welcome Home League, and naturally expected to see a complete balance-sheet, as we did when the Red Cross disbanded. Not only was a fall and complete balance-sheet, audited and found correct, published in all the local papers, but a printed copy of same, I understand, was sent to each member. The Red Cross evidently was a business like society. I noticed Mr Bath spoke in glowing terms of the. secretarial work. Surely he could have furnished a little thing like that. It would be most inter esting to many of your readers if such had been done. It would be interesting to know how much medals, photos and wallets cost, and where purchased, and the working explained. I always under stood everyone gave their services free, and they had. the free use' of the hall for a considerable time. I understand then; again, how much money was ta...
Arbor Day at Wandin. LETTER TO MR EVERARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Arbor Day at Wandin. : LETT'ERTO MR :'EVERARD. .Oc Frfday last, 30th June, the- member` 'for- Evelyn (Mr W. H. Everard,' M.L.A.) addressed the parents and childrein of Whadin North in celebration of Arbor Day.; He also presented a flag on behalf of the Lord Mayor. . The ceremony was held under unique circumstances, the whole of the hills, 'valleys, trees and dwellfngs being covered with snow. The President of tlihe Shire called for' cheers for Cr Swanson and Mr Everard, which were lustily given. In connection with the above Mi Everard has received the following letter from the Lord 'Mayor' of Melbourne : "Dear Mr. Everard,-I am forwarding herewith the Jack as promised for the Witndin North State school. Will you' please convey to the head teacher and' pupils my thanks for the kindly invitation to be present with' them on Arbor .Day, which, owing to previous engagements, I regret very ' much being unable to accept. Bat I must add:.my few words of apprecia' to yoti for;, the great, wo...
HOW TO TELL A STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
HOW TO TELL A STORY. Having assembled your company you impressively relate how a man fell into the hands of pirates or bri gands; who, after tying his hands, behind his back, chopped off his head. Forthwitn, with admirable presence of mind, the victim picked up his still warm head and stuck it on his shoul ders again, whereupon his would be murderers 'fled with terror. At this stage one of your bearers is sure to -remark, "Oh, but you said the man's hands were tied behind his back, so he could not have picked up his head," to which you reply, " He picked it up with his teeth 1"
HEALTH REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
HEALTH. REGULATIONS. When is letter was being. discussed at the Eltham Council meeting on Monday with reference.to health regulations, the secre .tary (Mr M'Mahon) pointed out that there were many conditions which the Council could not undertake. In case of an. in fectious disease at Kinglake it would be a costly trip to send an officer to inspect, and the same would apply to. meat inspection. To attend to the increasing. duties which are being placed upon the Couticil would .moan increased clerical staff.
Soldiers' Memorial Park. KANGAROO GROUND THE CENTRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Soldiers' Memorial, Park. KANGAROO GROUND THE CENTRE. A deputation, consisting of. Messrs Hall, Ford,. Rickard, Harris,, and. Rogers, representing the Panton Hill branch of the Returned Soldiers' League and the Progress Association, waited on the Eltham Shi're 'ouncil on Monday relative to matters.in con nection with the memorial park. - Mr Hall said that they had` a pro posal to submit to the council which would give more satisfaction to tosb':. who were interested in the memoriaL They wanted the Shire of Eltham to have a proper memorial to fallen sol diers; that the memorial paik be a meeting place for patriotic gatherings g that sub-committees be appointed ; that a 1ý,d rate be struck which w\iuld yield £277'; that the council assist in the upkeep of- the park, for which a German field gun be procured ; and erect ii memorial that all would be proud'of; so as to point a moral for future generations Their idea was to get away from the cut and dried d&e:'i signs supplied by ...
Whittlesea. FAREWELL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
SWhittlesea. FAREWV LL EVENING. "(FROM oUR CORRESPONDENT). On the 26th June a social evening and send-off was tendered to Mr H. J. Hughes and family, who intend fiving at Surrey Hills. The evening was held under the auspices of the Church of Englhind Mr Hughes,'father wis one' of the pioneers of the Whittlesea district, and the son spent all his life in and about the district. He was a .member of the vestry of Christ Church for over 30 years, and during the whole time took a leading part in all apper taining to the welfare of the church. Mi-s. Hughes was a daughter of another pioneer family;: and she " muitherad" andl guided, much of the work of the church during mahy :ears (if vicissitudd. She and biss Hughes were specially interested in the girls of the parish. It woul, be difficult to name any lady more, popular than Mrs Hughes, and who dil. more in aquiet way for the civil and religious life of tim town. The whole family worked hard for the soldiers during the war period. and ga...
Proposed Deviation. COTTLES'S GULLY—STRATHEWEN ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 July 1922
Proposed~ Deviation. Co rrLEs's Go.LL--STRATHEWEN ROAD, Ex,-CrJ. Mann and \!rR McKimruie (representing the Progress Associa- ton) waited on the Eltham Shire Council on Monday with reference to the above. roads. Mr Mann apolo gised for not attending last meeting: as promised. He understood a survey was to. be made of two, routes, a?nd wanted to know. when it was to be gone on with, as it means a lot to the. district. The. engineer ( 1 r McCormack) said: the survey beyond the top of the hill had not been made, but. the investiga tion survey will be made this month,. The council will get on with the rirst part of the road. ,\tr Mlann said. the people wanted; the surveys made, and aked which, way the road was to be made, as there was a lot of talk about it. The engineer said the surveys had. to be paid for, and they counld not be done, until the money was available. Mr Manmp said they had been sent: down to spur things on, and as ing if one party was getting all the plums. I'aking produ...