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Correspondence R.S.L. WAR SERVICE FUND (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Correspondence i.S.TL. W??R SERVICE FUND (To the Editor) ir', -Though the above l'ilanid is Iitili:ated with the Australian Com forts Fund and all imoney; c:ollected tre paid to the said Comforts Fund, ventually we, thie War Service Fund, till retain our identity as a collecting ni:t. .Might I draty your attention to n error in your last Issue under Dia iond Creek news, sub-heading War' :onrforts Fund. The -whole .of the mounts mentioned were collected by :"e War Service Fund, of whichi Mr. T. WVadeson Is President. and not Mrs. '.vn. Yours etc., D. SINC(LAIR Mc ,ACHLAN, Hon. S c., D!aincnd Val cy Group, R.S.L. War Comforts Fund.
Mernda Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Mernda Red Cross A very successful meeting wa- held it the Mechanics' Hall on Tuesday, A!ril 9. 'l'!ie President (Mrs. Orgill) was in the chair, and there i, s a -rre attemdance of members. .Matter-. discussed included the rfoi'h cminz Australia Tea which is to he held on May 1. Mi s P. Kilpatrick was elected to the -"acance of authorised collector rendered vacant by the resignatior of Mrs. S. Smith, and she proposer to make a canvass of the district ir the ver at nar future. Fla-.!,: used in the Flag Day Ap peal in Melbourne on March 2 9 wert an sa', anl purc'"sed by memberf There was a fine display of work done by members, including pyjamas 'Iannel shirts, socks, scarves, helmets and a charming array of hus.ifs ur ',ent'y requil el ilust now, all filled taidl ready for use. The gratify:ing part of the work is the presentation of so many articles r'arle from material, purchased at members' expense. Grass Fire A grass fire which broke out, a the property of Mr. E. Drake last S'ilnru...
Yarrambat FAREWELL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Yarrambat * FAREWELL Mr. Tom Craig, who was well and favorably known in the district, has ;one to Queensland for an extended holiday. He was here for some time. PRESENTS Mr and Mrs Rod Mackay present ed a splendid Scottish' calendar de picting 52 lovely views to the school. Interesting specimens from Mr. W. Clayton'&lt; mine also gratefully received. WISHED HIM LUCK Private Charles Jones visited the school on the eve of his departure overseas, and was accorded three hearty cheers, while the Head Teach er and scholars wished him God speed and a safe return.
Epping A.W.N.L. Celebrates SIXTH BIRTHDAY PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Epping A.W.N.L. Celebrates SIXTH BIRTHDAY PARTY At a social gathering which wa+ one of the most pleasant to be held il, Epping for some considerable time, the Epping and Thomastown Branch I of the Australian Women's Nationalr League celebrated its 6th birthday in 'he Shire Hall on Tuesday night. Miss Gc'r_.ri'a Bunting, Pres..lent of the Branch, was chairwoman, and the official guests were Mrs. C. Couchman, State President of the A.W.N.L., Mr. White M.LA., and Mrs. Casey sen., mother of the Aus tralian Minister in Washington (Mr R. G. Casey). Miss Bunting present ed bouquets to Mrs. Couchman and Mrs. Casey, and also to Miss Smith, whose delightful vocal numbers were enjoyed during the evening. The bouquets were made by Mrs. J. Cliff. Mrs. Couchman spoke of the work nd objects of the League, and the mportance of women becoming ever retter educated in political matters. ,he pointed out that Loyalty to the 'hrone was essential if Australia was o retain the freedom made possible ,y demo...
Kangaroo Ground SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Kangaroo Ground :ILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION As a :surprise celebration of their larnts' Silvei Wedding Auniversary, he four children of Mr. and Mrs Robert Ness invited a few relatives mnd close friends to a celebration ea on Sunday evening. Mr. and Ldrs. Ness were married at Wattle glen by the Reverend Mr. Bennett )n April 7, 1915. The children are, Mr. Bruce Ness, \Ii ses Beryl and Vera Ness, and Master Donald Ness. During the ten, Miss Beryl Ness, 1vho arrived home from Casterton unexpectedly, made a delightful -leech in honor of the occasion. Before the party left they enjoyed onmmunity singing around the piano Tho e present were: Mr Arthur Mills, of Dalmore, a brother of Mrs Vess; Mrs. Len Mills, Mr. J. E. Wil on, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wilson, Mr ,es Wilson and Miss Fawcett, Mrs \'anson and Mr. R. Nanson, and Miss J. Masefield.
Fruitgrowers Conference 1,500 AT BOX HILL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
F~ruitgr6wers Conference 1,500 AT BOX HILL At a meeting of fruitgrowers and ''iiary producers held at the Box Hill. Town Hall on Friday, April 5, abopt 1.500 people attended. Mr. R. G. White, President of the Fruit growers' and Primary Producers' De fence League, occupied the chair. The meeting was attended by Mr. Cameron, Minister for Commerce, Mr. Chnndler M.L.C.. Colonel Knox M.L.A., Sir W. Angliss M.L.C. Mr W. Everard M.L.A., and prominent speakers representing producers and consumers in Mr. J. Carter. and Mr. Atkinson) A motion prctesting against the oresent compulsory acquisition of naprles and pear-. and any future '~mnulcnrv schcrre, which was car "ied without a dissert;ent, was moved by Mr. W. Cruttndcei (Burwood) "'1 senonded by Mr. H. S. Tainton (Burwood), .who shouted: 'You can lead men, but you cannot drive them. And we are not going to be'driven." The motion was supported by Mr. Keith Smith (Panton Hill) who spoke against the scheme and its prohibit "'e overhead co-'.-...
Kinglake Cricket Club Dance [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Kinglake Cricket Club Dance Pher \\was a fair aiLterindaln aL 111h Kingla:ke Cricket Club's dancne last ~aturday and all had a thoroughly en joyable night. Music for dancing was provided by Mr'. Leo. Lawrey. Mr. and IIhs Stan Reeves won the Monte Carlo. Mr. J. Upton, who acted as master of cere nimonnies was also successful in win ning t .a. .:n r bowl omp'itit: n. ilnpper was Iprovidede Ih. I ' ho JI F ' Committee. RECORD HOL.IDAY A record holiday. week cad wva.; ."r oyed at Kinglake for the Eigh'i loul ,veek-end with visitors and p't?iaa. rultic. Bald H-ill and the Valley ti Iehosopihat, both situated In the Kin;g ake National Park were the main at. :racttons. There were a number of leople in the park's callping resPrva.
FAREWELLS TO REV. AND MRS. TIPPETT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
.FAREWELLS TO REV. AND.MRS. ' TIPPETT Prior. to their departure to:day for Minyip, the, Reverend and Mis. .A R. Tippett .weire. the recipients of sev erdl presentations from organisations in the' district. SILast night an informal meeting was held ptd the Football Club and Cicket Club presented Mr; Tippett with a. travelling rug. The Mernda school children presented him with a ;toilet' set in the last few days; and the Methodist Ladies' Guild made a presentation to Mrs. Tippett. .-A few (lays ago Mr. Tippett was presented with a silver cake' stand by the. young. people of Yan Yean.
Panton Hill NEW MINISTER INDUCTED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Panton Hill NEW MINISTER INDUCTED At'alll ;Inniim .rssivO wO relnluy .?c.idu "c tod by the Archbishop of Melbourne (Dr. Heaid) ,asi.std by the Reverend Mr. Bamford the Rural Dean of th. Dii cese of Melbourne and the Ilegis trar, Mr. :.!,Dermott, the Reverend A. T. Robes-: v'as Inducted into the Pan ton Hill Cir:uilt of the Church of Eng land. Mr. Roberts will succred the lcver.'nd Stanley Cragg, who elire: 'grcently aild who is now living a' Wattle Glen. The se,'vice was neld at the Panton 111il Church last Friday evening ann there was hardly standing room in th, Church. Later, in the Gibson Hail, the treas irer of the Church Council (Mr. R. C 'Morgan) extended a welcome to th, .4Acrrhcbishop and was supported by Mr O. Muller and Mesdames Quilliam an( McLahil.an. The Reverend J. Shep leri. minister in charge of the Dla r(0ond Cr1ek Methodist Cir,-uit. alsi spoke. The :Archbishop wa~n handed a beau. tiful houquet of flowers to be prnsen ted to Mrs.' Hlead. ny the ladies of lthe peris...
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL NEWS (Continued from Front Page) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
WHITTLESEA COUNCIL NEWS (Continued from Front Page) ing regret at the delay in payment of outstanding dues to the council in connection with the service, and en *closed a cheque for £5. Mr. Shal la:d .tated that the delay had been caused when the former secretary left the district. The Reverend Allan G. Mee, Vicar 'of the Parish, an:ked the councij if it would be posible to -:rite off the re maining £5 owing, andl stated that 111? was a personal request, and was not written at the request of the 'Church Council. Councillor Gardiner said that he -regretted that the Council could not accede to Mr. Mee's request, but it was impossible to make 'one church pay the full amount, and let another off. This was endorsed by the Council The Engineer was a-:ked to report on the dangerous9 condition of gully on' Eagle's Nest Road, as reported in a lettei by Mi; Sarks of Strathewen Councillor BIlharrie' siiid that he thouiit if" ai small culvert` were ,put i: there, the danger":~ v6uld be re lmiii...
Council Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Council Correspondence Mr. L.. F. Roche communicated with the council and pointed out that the water from the road drain on the Main Whittlesea Road at-South Mor ang enters on to his property through .a pipe under the footway, and :re quested that some:action be takl:en to remedy the position. Council referred the matter to the Morang Riding members and the Shire Engineer, who will interview Mr. Roche and report to the next' meeting. On behalf of Mr. James Goss, Messrs A. E. Gibson & Co; made ap plication for a refund of interest charged and paid on arrears of water rates on property in Wedge St, Ep ping, recently sold to Mrs. Curnow. Councillor Gardiner said that it was not possible for the council to make such a refund, and no action will be taken. Albert Mitchell & Sony Pty Ltd offered to purchase timber in the old. bridge at Donnybrook Road at £2 for the round timber and £4 for the sawn timberr The Shire Engineer pointed out that the sawn timber had already been ...
Education In New Zealand MR. SEITZ COMPARES WITH VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Education In New Zealand MR.'SEITZ COMPARES WITH VICTORIA Last Wednesday evening a meeting of outstanding interest to education alists 'was held in the Masonic Hall, Gieensborough, where a large numn ber'of members of School Committees and Mothers' Clubs, teachers and par ents gathered to hear Mr. Seitz, Direc tor of Education. Other speakers were Mr. N. Heathcote, Inspector of Schools, and Mr. F. Thomas, General Secretary of the Victorian Teachers' Union. In his opening remarks, Mr. Wil liams (chairman) pointed out that in matters of education Victoria showed a tendency to rest on its laurels of past progress and successes with the result that it was" now urgent that public interest be aroused with a view to hastoning along much needed. re forms in order to bring our own system into line with modern educational thought. THE TEACHERS' UNION Mr. N. HIeathcote, M.A., congratu lated 'the union upon organising the moetiug and reminded the audience that thie Teachers' Union had re peated...
ELTHAM YOUNGER SET BALL £8/14/ CLEARED DESPITE HEAT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
ELTHAM YOUNGER SET BALL £8/14/ CLEARED DESPITE HEAT Eltham Younger Set definitely put itself "on the map" last Friday week when the ball with which it inaugurated its activities was an unqualified success, both socially and financia!ly,, contrary to all expectations in view of the heat and the unpleasant wind. M -re than 100 dancers attended the function, and at a meeting held on Wednesday night it was announced that the net proceeds of the ball were £8/14/3. Many beautiful gowns were worn by the ladies, and for a while the men suffered untold.agonies in the heat, but later comfort overcame their scruples and coats were doffed, and everyone enjoyed themselves to the full. The rally of the young people to the ball, some coming from distant parts of the district, was astonishing, coming as it did so soon after the Easter vacation, but they were amply repaid for venturing out on such a night by the excellent music, a specially prepared floor, and the ener gies of the committee which ha...
Whittlesea Court Gun Carried On Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
Whittlesea Court Gun Carried On Sunday For having on Sunday, .Marchi 17, carried firearms, to wit a pea rifle, on Yan Yean Road. Frederick Cara cella. of East St. Kilda, was fined £2 In default imprisonment for seven (lays when lhe appeared before Mr. Wade. P.MT., at Whittlesea Court on Tuesday. John Kerr, of the Yan Yean Reser voir, gave evidence that he saw de fetidant in company with another man' and two ladies at 4 p.m. on March. 17. --e, spoke. to ttheu. ,concerniing their conduct?-anil asked 'foi? :their iiamnes and ' addresses but before giv 'ing them :the' party made several in sulting remarks. As I got into my eatir Caiacellia .:v1Ikiw .d some distance `and Liiukili dup,?a rifle and adopted 'a menacing attitude as though hl inended to shoot at my car." said K]err.'i "'ie did not actually threaten me, 'nut his attitude was such that I took exception to it." Evidence 'was given by ,First Con-` stable Leo .J. Plier that at at 1.30 l;.m. on March 17 he- saw defendant ili Yan Ye...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 12 April 1940
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