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Correspondence. STILL ASLEEP TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
Corres ondence, . ?To Thi -BDrTO (IT0 TTHE- 1DVERTISER Sir,--: few weoek ,ago!r ea -alt-. ter in yuur paper hebaed'" Awake, .flurstbiiage'' As -noliing more has been beard, eiidently it'ii sill-sleep "ing.. Seve~m'penole- hve a?skea hwhat i~s the mi?tter with the plaea, and no -,one-seems :to kor., 'but th'is eaat is ,pateurt-:. hat -unlessi t is aroused it: will forever remain a bush town, -while DiamonfiaCreedk and. Elthamn -will develop into pIroreasi'e subu' b~an towns. Rurstbridge has plenty of natursl-a:dtaustagea, but mo one -will ipnish them. There is no.pro -~ress society, no sanitary system, all kinds. :of- :water floaw scrosas the anain street,? a?i, generally speakiug, the makings of, a splendid -tourist town- are likely to. go to pot because, no one-cares a inke?r's -&nmp. The, Tplace =htinu't evef -gdt a councillor -who lives within ite -boundaries, And| vwbat. race'the -property-owners -got to Aay ? WViting in anticipation. Toura &c., - CHERRY-TR'E. -....
Whittlesea Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
Whittlesea -Agricultural. ' Society. A meetingof tthe -committee of the -above was held on Wednesday, g:th 'ult.,. when there. were present Messts 'W. Thomas (president, in the chair), Da"S .; :.Jos.. Coulthard, =,C.. W. An *dre . Jas Coutlthard, Sutherland, Jas.. Tliom?s, A. Facey, E. Jeffrey, John. .Andrew and-. Pearce. Apologies, for, 'non-attendance were received. from "MessrsLove, .Edes.Johnston,Com sbes, dnod Clements. .The niinftes' of previous meeting. bafring been veal, were confirmed on= the, motion of Messrs ~. W. Andrew and E. Jeffrey. *Mr Hunter, df'Wmaragu'l, ihojudged the light horse section at the late show, wrotde poiting ourt: anomalies that .'existed in -the present -schedule, and suggesting alterations. MT L)Dawson moved, -nd Mr Facey seconded, that M?r Hunter be written to thanking'him tfor-hil recommendations. Moved by "Mr 'Facey,. that the ,matter of getting rid of grass :n.the "pine plantation be left inthe "hands of -th-ground steward.-Seconded 'by Mr effrey...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
W1ilee a number of orchardists were waiting for a meeting to com '.-nence in Huratbridge on Saturday last, they were discussing the lack of co-operation and the way some people attend to their fruit. "You know," acid one man, "when I bear some so-called frnit-growers talking about what they do with their.ap ples, it gives me 'the .pip.' _ - -- ~ . · ;.j
WHITTLESEA CONUNDRUM. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
.WHITTLESEA CONUNDRUM. TO TB SDITORr Or TnE ABVETI3ER. Sir,-I aam only a few years in the so-called .rich district 'of_ Whitbleseae, -theidisti?ct that twipes all others out at the. Royal Show, secures a record crowd at.-its own show, where: poli. ticians and oothrs -lay on the jam" :at the hndheon asbout all the good. things.'ha it.'the . country. .yields. In the face:of this eapparent-prospeity. -we are always reading in the:paper' -about tIhe Whre ·cournil belihg -up.-;t6 its overdraft lim it, the roads starved for want:ef~ianda, accountsbeing h1ield back, 4a;d l'lk of putting the work -men ff9.i- Assagainst this deplorable conditjon .of affairs (?in a fair.land -of -plenty) we haT e twoe splendid-offi-' .cers in. the engineer aind secretary who, like Oliver Twist, are:always: crying out for more (money).-and a. president who wakes eloquent. about the Epping riding and tells theother ridings~what theyshold 'do and: the. imembers heed ihim-, not. We have coundillors iho have made....
Mernda. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
Mernda, - (FROM -OUR CORRESPONDENT.) Recently the Rider on the Pale Horse has taken toll of four residents. The first was the late Samuel Stephen -Glass, who.for six years had charge of the - State school, a re port of which recently appeared. The next death was that of ME. John Grierson, which took place at Northcote on November 21. The deceased has reached the ripe old age of 78 years, having served 50 years with the printing firm of Sands and McDougall, Melbourne, retiring'on a well .earned pension. Mr Grierson's father and the, late lIoseaThonas bold a cattle station in the earj' forties in the-present Diamond Creek t-wnship. The'late John Grierson was educated- at Mernda about 1860, but the family later moved to town. For the past forty years the deceased spent his Christmas holidays in the Plenty district "with his consin, Cr Walter Thomas* . In his early years be was a fine singer, and his wife :being a splendid musician their ser. vices were constantly available in' the Whit...
Eltham Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 December 1922
Eltham Police Court. .The monthly sitting was held on Tuesday before Mr W. G. Smith, P.M., and Moesre E. M. Smithers and C. Wraight, J.P.'s. Carriers' licences were granted-to Robert Mitchell. John Randall, E. J. Bailey (also collector's licence)', and H. L. Wilson; John Stafford, collec tor's licence. C. H. Heake v. J. P. May (o0 November 23), claim £6 14s for goods delivered; order for anioun , claimed and 15a 6d costs. A. Reeves v. E. Donsser, claim £6 16a 7d for goods; order for amount and 6s costs. Charles Thomas was fined 5s and' 2s 6d costs for trespassing on rail way land at Eltham on September 23. He got down in front of the en gine to get home quickly, as he was oick at the time, and has been under.,:, the doctor evor since.-The P.M. said it was a very foolish thing to do, and every effort is being made.to stop it. Had it not been that defeno: dant was sick a heavier flue and full. expenses would have been imposed. Constable Sargent v. E. -Boyal and-: Ethel Boyal, summons ...
Garden Fete. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Garden -Fete. A -most enjoyabe fete tv wat held at " Chiselhurst," Watson's Creek, on Saturday last, 9th inst. The com m,,dious homestead and ' well kept griunds of Mr U. Cockroft were admi raily adapted for such a function, and the organisers (Mrs Coekroft and U1rs Bourchier) spared no effort to make it pleasant and agreeable to all who came. The day was hot and threa tening, but notwithstanding this be. tween 80 and 90 people were present, though double that number" would probably have been there under more favorable weather conditions A shower of rain the. previous evehing had laid the dust and freshened up the trees and lawns. The splendid display of flags suggested thepatriotism responsible for the function-a pre liminary effort on behalf of the funds of the sweets stall at the bazaar to be held early next year at Kangaroo Ground to raise funds toward the erection of a memorial worthy of those who enlisted from the Eltham shire and who served in the great war. In a short speech...
Picnic at Hurstbridge. ADDRESS ON DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Picnic at Hurstbridge. ADDRESS ON DEMQOCRACY. The Arthur's Creek branch of the Protestant Federation heldits fifth annual gathering at Hurstb'ridge on Saturday afternoon, on .the pictures que little spot opposite Mr Gray's. There was a fair attendance, and the day was flue until a quarter td'five, when a storm burst, causing a hur ried rush for shelter, and provisions were taken to the hall. Mr H. McMillan (vice-president of the branch), in the absence of the: president (Mr W.. H. Collom), in in troducing the speaker (Rev. Scurr), said they stood for. God, King and. Empire-of which .they were all proud to form a part. He referred to the good work that was being done by the federation. The Rev. W. H. Scnrr, of Yarra viile, said that he was speaking in place of Mr Albiston, the secretary. The speaker dwelt on the philosophi cal aspect of affairs, enumerating many things that could be done with out, but they could not afford to part with the principle of democracy. Abraham. Lincoln had...
Kinglake Benefit Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Kinglake Benefit Concert. (BY ONLnOKER). A concert and ball, which were held in the Kinglake hall on November 24, marked the end of a great and suec cessful effort to raise a testimonial for the .widow and child of the late B3ert \i'Donald. The concert which was presented by the Panton Hill Dra matie Club at their own personal ex pense, surpassed an ything of the kind that has ever been held in the district. During the evening a fine display of toe and clog dancing was given by the Misses Dunstan -and Corrigan respec tively. The former, who are vnly tiny tots, were given a great reception for their fine and eurythmic display. The concert was followed by the ball, and in the history f the hall a greater crowd of dancers has never been seen. The music w a supplied by Miss Gid dens (piano) and .;.essrs Howard and Tait, who, with .\lr P. Junor as M.C., helped to make the evening the suc cess that it was. The takings of the night amounted to £12 17s 6d The balance-sheet of the above fund...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Tennis,. The' Huntthr?dge Clubh:will pldy Kangarobb Ground to-morrow, 1'6th inst., on the Hurst :bric~e co:urt) rTh:e-team :selecteti is- as folrows-:GenT?se-T 'Cooke, 'E. Cl'amt;l-er lain, B. Smith .and H. ,inclair ; first emer gency,. II. B3rt? hand i'?" Ladies--Mrs Dunk. Misses L ? unck; R; Thomltnpn and C0. Verso. On "afturday, December 2, a very pleasatri afternoon -. ws " spent at the.Central tennis. court, wheni'Q` eenstown visited: the Inci club.. -The weather Was soeiteit.hat wairm for plasing. and, although most of "th. sett: were well contested; the local t?im scored iel victory by f games. _S ovres :--Centrail, 3F atie' ; Qneei~towo, 332 games '.Afternoo lea was supplied -by the' lady: .. hers f the court, aiud was well apprt 'ated'. ' ::
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
• C-hurch Services. Church of Englaud Services will be hbeld as follows * º 31. ;;,t}uInhy "in Advent. Memorial Church,. Kinglake, 2.30 p.m. Rev. A. P. Cliase, B.A ? Panton Hill, 3.30 p m. :Hurstbridge, 7 p.m. (Holy Communion): -- Rev. E. Selwyn Chase. Queentstwn; 7 p.m. Mr C. C. "Sedgwick, formerly of H.M. Navy. ..
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
'Methodist Church Services .tethndist Church Services will be held as follows : SUNDAY, DECEIMBER 17, 1922. Diamond Creek. 11 a in., Mr Aldridge; 7.15 p m., Mr Coillom Arthur's Creiek, 3 p.m, ,lr Aldridge Cottle's Bridge; 3 p.m., Mr Collom Hurstbridge, 7 15 p m., Mr Dobson Panton Hill. 7.15 p m., Mr Aldridge Wattle Glen, 7 15 p.n.. .lr Freeman
Panton Hill. BENEFIT TO MR. AND MRS. C. H. FORD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
S Panton Hill, BENEFIT TO MR. AND MRS: C. :H. FORD. - A public inuetin,. wa"s held. in the Panton Hill hall on Saturday eveninri tJiidcu? and devise ways awl means of assi t;i?tce to \lr and Mrs C. II Ford. who recently suffered sev,?re loss t brough the destruc! ion of their homne on. Chlirry Tree road. Panton Hill. The Rev. E S. Cha3e, one of the cornveners of the mneetinZ, was v,ted to the chair. It was decided that a general committe., connsisting.. of Meisrs G PurceP, G Pww'ar, C.' T. Harris-. W. Smith, S. A. ;ra,'knel.. E. Western, R. '. Hall, D Ro leer airl A. Sublet, take cliarie of the movement alrea Iv started- for afFrdling relief to the suffrere, and that a ladies' committee be oreaniz.:1 by Mesdames H. Scarce, ' A. Cracknell and U. Stewart to assist. Mr D Rolder was appointed treasurer, and Mr A. Sub'et. general secretary. The committee aushor i4e:l the immediate circulation of subscrip tion lists. A good sum of money was subscribed in the rnom An apology- fr absence wa...
Tanck's Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Tanck's Corner. FROM -A CORRtESPONDEST-) Tsnck's oR Cineris to be linkerd jp.shirtli by te'en?oo'ie with Diamond rire:k. ,lieii.. dents of -the'::iciricti have been inrited by Postal 1)eparitnientLto tender for, a supply -and erection of a number, of pnles The public telephone. to be ingralled.will be of great beueflt to locat residents. There is :a movement on foot fof.;the erection :of a ?hill. -Mr Stucklierry has generously 'iven it block of land with fron taee to the-Yan;Yean -road and opposite the store. The Ynune People sSocitl Club is holdling so-ial evenings at regular ititerv?ls. rheir next gatherin' will be held in ihe school on .'aturday, December 23 A piano has lately been purchased by the club. At the recent merit and. qualifying ex aminations all pupils passed. The. pupils raining merit certiflcatea were Alex inder Worn, Rtaemond Stuckberry and Edgar Wills, while Grace Brown, Archihbald Stewart and Stanley Brewer passed for qualifying certificates. Some nice inprovemen...
Eltham Court. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Elthamt Gourt; On Tuesday last, before Messrs John;-BeHl and E. \V. mithere, J.I.'s, SNormai Fudge was proceeded against by the Railway Department for travelling, in a first-class' carrai?e on" a second class ticket, a?nd wiis fined 20a wath 12, 6d coststi " The huildino surveyor i:tf he shire of Heit delber, prosecuted .: Ring. tof Diamond 'Creek;-; for makilln additions tii a buildin owned: by Mr Wilkinsoi dwithoa rt givin-.. notice toithe .iirt;r.conucil, andl fr. not ap "plyin for a permit and payintr t usual fee. ihe:building surveyor .;Mr Howard).stared tliiat r Rio`" hýl p-revitisly .b.et- fi ned for ajtering buiilitigs without making the neces .arsy appFicatiion.-Defendant stated that be was. not an architect, but ma ie a sketch of the protosed alteratlions and submitted them to'IMr-Howard ; he thouht \r. WilkinsAn ras,.paying the fees.-Fined 20s and 47s costs. I)a?nki anl Son v Eduar Boyall and Edith Hoyall (adjourned from last court ;any). for goods sr,.d and delivered, wa...
Queenstown v Kangaroo Ground. Queenstown—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Que'eustown : Katigaroo Ground. . Queenstown-lst. Iunings.' Marriott, b W. Norman ... .35 Iirt, t b w, b R. Norman . - .. .Healey, h It Norman . ...11 W. Spicer, c (ox, b Trim .. 23 .L. Kealeyh Tii 'l ... IC. Slicper, st Buiterworth, b Trim -: Iuukman. not ot . ...3 . ....32 L. O'Bried, not out ... 4 Sundri's ... . . -' 5 IBowling. -Trin, 3 for 27 ,; :R. Normau.. 2 for 31 ; W. N6rmahn, for 23 ;. L. Cox. 0 for 9 ; Wrailhtt. 0. fur 11. ; D. LRev. 0 for '11.
Cricket. NORTH RIDING COMPETITION. Kinglake v. Hurstbridge. Kinglake—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
Cricket. NORTH RIDING CUMI'ETITION. Kinglake v. Hunstbrilge. -K nglake--1st Innings, L. Morris, Ib-.ilue .. ... 32 J. Murphy, b Verso ,.. 37 Ml'Maoun, c Wilsnu, b Verso ..: 3 B. Lawrey, b Verso .0: L. Lawre. b Ver ... 13 Laver, b Veiso" ... V.' "? Hatty, b Verso ... ..: u MIRail, I b w, b Wilson., .. 3 J. Murphy,jun.. c and b Wilson ... o Papwort h, not out.. . 2 "G. Mills. b W\ilso . ... Sundries ... , - Bowling.--Verso, 6 for 29* .Wilson,- 3 for 29; Milie, I frr 20' Sinclair. 0 for 20.
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The monthly meeting of the Panton Hill Progress As?ociation was held on Saturday evening,ltr D Rodger presiding. A request from the .R.S.S.LL. for the free use of the hall for a benefit corcert on the 22nd inst. for Mr and Mrs C. H Ford was granted. -'The: National Roads Association wrote in reference to the .proposed ' Color Trail" through the district, and to the condition of the Cherry Tree roadi--the connecting link is on'e'of :the.proposeld tine diay tours from Melbourne..throngh Warraindyte. Kangaroo Ground, Panton Hill and Hoirstbri !ite back ' to the'city. 'The.N. R. A promised assis tance in any effort to secure improvements on .thit road. r . The secretary-?hrn?ghrtnder the notice of the association a complaint reearding the. frequent: and lengthy: delays in getting telephone communication through Paton Hill. This matter hias alrea'ty been hroueht under the notice: ofthe P. 'rf. . vwhose reply generally is that "the delays.are not execs: sive," o' t::...
Diamond Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
S Diamond Creek. (?PR M OUR CORIRESPONDENT) -The following are the results of last month's examinations for the State school Merit'certificates,all presented having pass el. :--EIla Wilson, Leonard Dobson, Victor Rowe, Lindsay Cook. and Harry Weilnitl. There were eight candidates for the qualify- I ing certificate, and-all but one boy were ~re. cessful, viz., Maggie Iredale, 'Dulcie Dobin, Elsie Lawry, Gweti Dobson,; Elste Burke, Frank Madden and Jack Sinclair. . Snakes are becoming plentiful about the district, which should make people careful. The other evening four' local ladies 'eiet ont for a walk, - and one. of- them. felt a sharp prick in her foot. Of couirse her-first thought was that she had been bitten by a snake, but on examining the. woundu found' it" was aI knitting needle. After she got home her foot was very sore., and all .niht she was" kept awake,. thinking that a snake may have bitten her. Sihe treated the foot with vari, noum things.: and happily it is all right n...
WHITTLESEA SHIRE COMPETITION. Eden Park v. Doreen. Played at Eden Park on Saturday last. Eden Park—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 December 1922
WillT1' LE3EA SH1lE COMPETITION. Ecin Park .v. Doreen. Played at Eden Park on Saturday last.: Eden Park--lt Innings. 11*Cormack, b Smith .. . 2 Faryar, b Nelsoin ... .. I; hBttler, lismith ... . Scott;, not out , 15 Barclay, jun., b Nelson ,.. . D7 Butler, c,.b Smith 3::.? , . : Mailler c, :Nelson ... 0 T. Butler-c Nelsoni .. 1 Jolly, c, b Nelson ,, 5 Chalkett, c, b Smith 4 Sundries. ... lowlp.g P. Nelson, for23 M Smith, 4 for 15s o Nelsnn, bMiller . ..: 2 . W. Clarke, b Miller :40 M. Bassett, ,b Scott ... 1 E. Basset not out 15 t1. Smith, not out : 4 S Sundries ".. ... o ie- 65 S:Bowling Miller ,2for 5 Scott, 1 for 47,