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To Parents Of All Air-Minded Sons Australian Air League [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
To Parents Of All Air-Minded Sons % Australian Air League THHE Australian Air League is a National Organisation formed in order to give the youth of Australia t, definite knowledge in all phases of Aviation. The League consists of two sections, 'he Senior (whose ages range from 16 years onwards), and the Juniors (from 10 to 15 years), the latter receiving instruction in such subjeots as model 'building, Code and Signalling work, also also a general foundation of Aviation. This prepares them for 'hlie Senior section where they receive instruction in Navigation, Radio, Theory of Flight and Aero Engines, 'nd also in First Aid, Physical Train ing etc. This opens a career for youths in oihmuercial aviation in peace time, and also provides a reserve of highly -fildcent manhood for National defence in c-use of need. At the present time the Royal Australian Air Force is co operating to a large extent with the Air League, thus' giving the youths even greater advantages. The membership fee is...
Doreen Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Doreen Red Cross The Doreen Branch of the Red Cross met for their fortnightly meet ing on March 28. There was a bet ter attendance than for some time past. The Salamagundi evening held by: the branch on March 30 was ivery succesful. In spite of adverse weather conditions the attendance was very good, the nett proceeds amounting to £5/4/2. As there: wa, little expense attached the amount 'o be sent to headquarters is very ,ratifying. Unfortunately the games became ,omewhat disorganised, and some players did not finish. The ladies' -rize went to Miss Nancy Creiyghtrne 'nd the winning gentleman was Mr. Parsons of Mernda.. Since its inauguration this branch has raised £90/10/10- in various ways a very creditable amount,; but not too much for a worthy cause.
Humevale [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Humevale A most succesful dance was held at IIumevale on Easter Saturday night. There were city folk present who were holidaying in the district. They entered into the holiday spirit with the local residents, and a very enjoyable evening was spent, there being about 100 persons present. The novelty dances were well pat ronised. The Monte Carlo dance was won by Mr. and Mrs. C. Dobson, and the spot dance was won by Miss B. Gibson and Mr. K. Ewett. Among those present were Coun cillor and Mrs. Balharrie, Miss B Bal harrie and Mr. Balharrie jun., Mr. and Mrs. H. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. J. Downie. Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. C. Dobson, Mr. and Mrs Kemp, Mr. and Mrs. N. Austin, Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Jolley, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. XV. Draper, Mrs B. Owen. Mrs. Mc Kendrick and Mrs. J. Funston. Among the frocks worn by the dancers, the following were outstand. ing: Miss Joyce Taylor, white geor gette frock and wine velvet bolero; Miss Dorothy Taylor, white georgette frock, and bolero; Misses ...
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig,' Sheep, Poultry-Sales Croydon Market Each,Moniay, 11 a.m. Best Melb. Country Buyers attending. 'roydon Fridays-Furniture .& Stalls Healesvllle Sale 2nd Thurs. .in Month. r'arr.: Glen Sale Last'Wed: in Month. Lilydale Sale Third, Wed, in Month. Croydon Horse Sale Every Monday. Jroydon wants every Monday, any luantity Cattle, Pigs. Calves, Vealers, Sheep. !Poultry, Horses. Harness, Vehicles, Implements, Furniture; I?:lry Utensils, Galv. Iron, Sundries. Toy Prices Assured. ('I aring. Furniture Sales Conducted Valuations, Probate and Mortgages. All Classes of Insurance Effected, \llan Brown, Auctioneer, Proprietor. Real Estate and Business Agent, live St ck and Farm Salesman. Farmns for Sale-lOac. 'to 500nc. Croydon Market Agencies: \iston's Windmills, Troughs, Pumps; royce and Co. Coolers and Milk Cans; 'rltlsh Mach. Co.'s Winche, Scoops. 'hevrolet Cars, Trucks: Bulck -Cars; ohn Dere Tractors; Orchard, etca; •tcl?ell and' Co's Farm Machinery; .ister ...
Montmorency HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Montmorency HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY The Autumn Show will be held on Saturday, April 20 and on the same day the judging of a garden compet ition will take place. The flower show will be officially opened by Mr Everard M.L.A. at 8 p.m. A sale of gifts will be held in aid of the funds of the society. REWARD OF £2 As the treeguards in Were St, Montmorency, belonging to the Horticultural Society have been dam aged, and also the 'young buds have been broken off by vandals, the El tham Council will pay the above re ward for information leading to the conviction of the offenders. Apart from the above, vandal stone-throwing has become a common practice with a few of the boys' of tthis district in breaking eletric light globes, and the matter is in the hands of the police. ST. JOHN FIRST AID It is hoped that all those intending to join the St. John First Aid Class will attend the meeting on Monday evening, April 8 in the Montmorency Hall. As this class is to commence im mediately, all intereste...
ELTHAM YOUNGER SET [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
ELTHAM YOUNGER SET A full rei?ort .of the Younger-. Set 13ala will be 'published in next week's issue of "The Advertise'r." SOCIAL' FOR MEMBERS It has 1been decided to hold la- social evening for m membrcs rs and,"' their friends in the, Eltham Hall 'on Tues day, April 23i and an open invitation to all young' people of 'the. distri.ct to attend is given"by the committee A nominal charge to cover incidental expenses will be made. This is intended as a prelude to other affairs which' will be foi the entertainment of 'members, and" will be run onl club lines.:-; The next' public function' in :which the Younger Set' 'has 'iterestedt self is' the concert being. given by Miss Alma Baylis 'at 'the hall on Wed nesday night' next. In view of the-Hall.Committ''s en deavours to .raise funds towards the new 'hall before May 1,' the -Younger Set will not hold any. cari' evening this month.
Eltham Hall Committee's Programme [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Eltham Hall Committee's Programmme In a determined effort to raise the balance of the £1,000 which must be lodged at the Shire Office by May 1. in order. that the Council may pro ceed with plans to erect a new pub lic hall in conjunction with the Shire Offices on the land in Main Street, the Eltham Hall Committee has plan ned a series of social functions to be held within the next few weeks. Next Thursday evening there will be a flag bridge evening at the hall; and on the following Wednesday Dr Bradbury will hold a similar function at his home., On Saturday, April 27 an American Tea will be held in the hall, and at night a dance will con tinue the effort. The finale to the committee's en deavours will be the ball which will be held in the hall on Wednesday, May 1. Apart from these gatherings, the committee has decided to raise funds by selling "bricks" at 6d. each, and also, a direct appeal to the people will be made by members of the' com nlittee. At the meetiig held last Monday ni...
Panton Hill CRICKET CLUB DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Panton Hill CRICKET.'CLUB DANCE A most ' succesf--. function wa! held lat Panton Hill on Saturday night when the cricket club held .'a .ance:.'Although hurriedly.arranged, there was a very good attendance: Music was provided by Mr., Don Cracknell and Mr. Wildman. The Monte Carlo dance was won by Mips A. Glennon and' her part ner. Supper was provided by the ladies, and was thoroughly ecjoyed. ANZAC SERVICE SPEAKERS The President of the Panton Iill Returned Soldiers' Club (Capt. Roach. Pierson) has made arrangements for two speakers to attend the Anzac service. They will be Commander S. Doorly R.N.R., and Lieut. Colonel Sir Harold Gengoult Smith.
GREENSBOROUGH STATE SCHOOL LAND PURCHASED FOR PLAYGROUND Director Of Education Receives Title Deeds [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
GREENSBOROUGH STATE..SCHOOL LAND. PURCHASED FOR PLAYGROUND Director Of Education Receives Title Deeds Seldom has a more representative gathering attended a function in Greensborough than that which was present at the State School last Saturday for the handing over of the title deeds of land recently purchased by the School Committee and Mothers' Club to extend the present playground. The official guests included the Director of Education (Mr. J. Seitz, M.A.); the Inspector of Schools (Mr. N. C. Heathcote, B.A.), the Mayor and Mayoress of Heidelberg (Councillor and Mrs. Ryan): Councillor Lines; Mrs. McNaughton, president of the Federation of Mothers' Clubs. Mr. Jessop, chairman of the Board of Works; Mrs. Tyers, a former treasurer of the Mothers' / Club who worked hard to raise the necessary funds, and Mr. Fletcher, a former headmaster, who really launched the scheme for the purchase of the land. Mr. Seitz, after congratulating the School Committee and Mothers' Club on their wonderfu...
RAINS OPPORTUNE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
RAINS OPPORTUNE We are all very thankful to God ,or the good rains which seem tt come at the opportune time, but none lear. Fellow Members of the Church of England- By the time this letter reache /ou, a new Vicar will be appoint ed for this district and again the question of the stipend comes be fore the Guilds and Central Council of Vestries of the five ,hurches. After much consider ation, I have a plan to put before you which ought to lighten the burden which of late years has fallen heavily on the few. I ap peal to every baptired member over the age of 18 to set aside ev sry Satuiday the small sum of 3il., keeping a tin-box for that lipmpose. You will, be surprised .ow satisfactory the rattle of the .oins sounds after a week or two. .egin this' very Saturday; any mall tin will do; and the first 3unday in June, send or give it in hurch. Then start 'again.• The attendances at church have been very poor and the offertories small. May I remind you that the Vicar works hard for his wa...
Kinglake RED CROSS EMERGENCY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
Kinglake RED CROSS EMERGENCY The Kinglake Red Cro's Emer gency Service Company is about to commence a St. John Ambulance course in first aid. the lecturer being Mrs. Leo Gamble. It will comprise 12 weekly lectures. This is an excellent opportunity for ladies in the Kinglake district, and a splendid class should be form ed. Particular, may be obtained from the Superintendent (Mrs. Bry don) or the hon. secretary (Mrs. Mc Minn). The Kinglake R.C.E.S. Company. have forwarded 12 sheets and pillow Blips to headquarters, and at the last meeting decided to spend another £4/10/ for April. The company hope to spend this sum each month on articles so urgently needed by the Red Cross. A Comforts Fund was also formed and in this way the sold iers on active service who are fit and well are cared for. Also the com pany would like to welcome new members, as it is everybody's job to see our boys are cared for, both sick and well. So rally round Kinglake ladies, and join up!
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
ITHE MARKETS Croydon Report There was a heavy yarding of live stock on Monday, all classes being very- firm. Milking Cows-fair to "£14/10/; .helfers, to £12/15/; springing cows. £11/12/6; heifers, £10/12/6; back wtud, £8/15/; yearling to £5/15/: poddies to 95/; store cows £8;i fat cows, firm and supply not sufficient for demand to £11/10/; heifers, '£11; beefy cows, -£10/10/; choppers £3/5/; crackers, to £6/10/;. dairy bulls, "£9/5/. Calve.s-Still holding, large veiflers. i£9/15/; small, £5/5/; calves, 20'/ to 75/; small to 20/; lightweight, .to 10/. Porkers-Heavy yarding and firm Heavy porkers, 74/; medium, 60/; light, 52/; killable, 46/; baconera, to 95/; choppers, to 70/;' stores, 38/; slips, 29/6; suckers, up to 26/.; sows, £6/7/. Sheep-Very firm supply, still in. sufficient for demand. Lambs to 26/9; two tooth, 28/2; F.M., owes 21/; broken 19/; stores and wethers .19/6;-ewes, 18/; rams, 20/. .Poultry-Extra heavy yarding sel ling well. Cockerels 11/2; cock chickens 9/6; hens to ...
Morang Market [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
M Morang Market Messrs Quiney Mawbey & Co, 390 Bourke St, Melbourne, report having held their usual fortnightly sale at their Morang Yards last Monday,. when a smaller yarding than usual came to hand. 24 milkers were offered, and com prised some, useful cows and heifers. Competitio:n was good, and. prices better than the previous sale. All were sold at auction, the top price being £15/10/ for one black and white heifer. Others made from £9 to £14/12/6. Very few spriingers penned, and values were about on a par with late sales. 75 bobby calves were penned, and all the usual buyers were operating, prices were a shade firmer. 86 pigs were yarded, and compris ed mainly suckers and slips. Poikers sold well and prices were firm, whilst young pigs showed a slight rise on recent sales.
YARRA GLEN SHOW SUCCESSFUL DISPLAY IN ALL SECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 5 April 1940
YARRA GLEN SHOW -?iSUCCESSFUL DISPLAY IN ALL SECTIONS Yarra Glen Show, held a week or so ago, was yet an other important district function which was successful despite the setback which might have been expected in view of the unseasonable weather. Until a few days prior to the show entries were defin. itely below normal, but the late rush clearly indicated that growers and producers were uncertain until almost the last minute whether their entries would be ready to show. , " It was a noteworthy fact that exhibits in, all-sections,, including the stock and- sheep, as well as -those tabled in the exhibition pavilion, showed a distinct improvement in quality on other yearls although producerslhad had to0 con ?/tcnd with extremes 'in weather with excessive heat and heavy frosts Introduced for the first time this year, the Clean Milk ?dondpetition aroused great interest among"i dairy men, who listened attentively to -?u addrc.ss dealing With cleanliness in the handling of milk on dairy :...