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PERHAPS! [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
PERHAPS I Oh, Ebenezer Waterskin was in great form at the temperance meet ing as he held forth on the glories cl teetotalism I" "Listen, my friends", he cried. "II you desire a long and happy life, then shun the drink as you would shun the smallpox I" At this a well-bitten old fellow 'at the back of the hall sprang up. "Don't believe him, boys. Look at me I I'm sixty-five to-day, sound in wind and limb, hearty and happy, and I've been a hard drinker all my llfel" "Ah," cried the lecturer, "but if you'd been a teetofiller you'd have been ninety by now I" Mrs. Newcomb : "Good morning. Is this Miss Wise's private academy t' Mrs. Blnakes (hotly) : "No, it is nott This is a private house, and these are my own children." Mrs. Newcomb (hastily) : "Why, I thought it must he a school, because the children looked so educated and scholarly and-and refined, you know.' Mrs. Binks (genially) : "Oh, yes, of course, Come in and sit down. Lucy, call your six brothers and five ai' tors, and introduce...
BRITAIN AS BANKER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
BRITAIN AS BANKER. The striking manner in which his tory repeats itself is illustrated by an article published in a recent issue of "Country Life." When the long ware with Prance be gan in 1793, the only force Pitt had available consisted of but 30,000 men. This "contemptible little army," by strenuous exertions, he managed to increase in a year's time to 140,000 Including the militia, but exclusive of the 40,000 men composing "the for eign legion" serving in Flanders. These numbers Pitt described as "un paralleled, and such as could hardly be exceeded." To-day again the Gov ernment is following in Pitt's foot steps and training an army after war had been begun. During the campaigns of last cen tury, "Pitt's gold," as the French dubbed the wealth of Britain, enabled the troops of Russia, Sweden,. Aus tria, and Prussia to march ; the money was paid back in victory alone. Once more Britain is playing the role of banker to the Entente Powers, as well as training, arming, and transporti...
Social Notes. AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
Social Notes. (BY THELMA.). TJSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION. In our last paper we noted the subc essful efforts in New South Wales in pposition to the first referendum. It raId have been legally possible for ictoria, South Australia and Tas enia, which had adopted the Consti ution, to federate by giptitioning the 'perial Parliament : but, without ' 'outh Wales, federation would are been absurd. It was, therefore, jse on the part of the abovementioned Yes" States to wait for favorable eilopments. The real point for herc States to consider was "What mendments would suit Reid and his .d ny supporters _?" In 189po the Victoriin Premier, eorge Turner, summoned a con mrence of State Premiers to meet in elbourne, when it was noteworthy to dd that it was joined by the Queens nd Premier, J. R. Dickson-this fact ignifying that the sixth State, Queens and, was now prepared to consider ederation. At this Conference five mendments were prepared, three of hich were financial, a fourth related o the power...
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH, 1917. (Before Philip Cohen, Esq, P.M., Mr R. Gilsenan, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
ELTHAM COURT OF PErTY SESSIONS. -o-.~--- Tsn)rA', Ocroa;n 16Tr, 1911. (Before Philip Obhen, Esq,P.MS, M Mr R. Gilseann, J.P.) Mrs Woodhouse was fited 2,ia fault three hours, on sech of tweotnto of ierlecting education of her childo Edwin Smith was fined 2; or th hours on similar charges. Ray. Morri* (18) was fined 4he 14 days with Se soots on a chlls insulting behaviour in a public p! The evidence showed that defend was one of a group of youths who.( some time past, hare made thetles troublesome about places of wo?r hesides in other ways. Tihe of, took place on 2nd October, awo, servies was being carried on iit looal Methodist Church, when dafl ant was caught by a church of into whose arms he rushed in ts tempt to escape. .Paul and James v. L. Wnodhot -Claim for dhlt, £2 13, 41. 0, for amount, with 9s Ed costs, dlt distress. No less than 15 cases of bresch the Licensing Act were dealt ti Some of the rnses were Iheard toeet Herbert Watsotn, of E'thntu Ii,t was charged with unl.wfinll...
YARRA GLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
YARRA GLEN. (rnoK OUR CORRIESPONDHNT.) On Friday evennlu, 5ih inar., a aooinl was held in the local Hall in aid of the Returned Soldiers' Fund. The attendlance wne good and quite an en. joyahlo evening was spent. During tho evening Or Bah announced that the takings were £5. Mr nod Miss Farseworth and the Misses Harvey and Mr Rintoul provided the music, and Mr Postletllwaoite acted as MO. The Seeretarial duties were in the hond ofi .Mr Oury, who worked head to make the evening a snccess. On Friday evening last Miss Mary Weller, who is shortly to enter into the bhmnd of matlimony, was given a kiitheln en. The'evrning was quite an enljyahle one, ail the young Ildy was the recipient of quile a numbtner of useful articles andl cged wishes.
ARTHUR'S CREEK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
ARTHUR'S CREEK RIFLE CLUB. The 5th War Saving Stamps shoot, 14 shota lat 300 yds, was fired on Saturday last on the Mernda Range in a strong north wind. E Bassett shot in tip-top form and won the stamps. The following are the hest scores : 300yds h'cp total. E. Bassett ... 66 9 70 W. Sutherland 59 13 70 R. Pigdon ... 80 9 69 J. Liidlay ... 63 5 68 A. Brock ... 60 6 66 H. Ornff ... 57 8 65 E. Garside... 57 5 62 The aggregate stamps were won by J. Lsidlay with 69 and 68-137, the next being H. Graff 135, J JeIffey 134, %V. Sutherland 133, and A. Brook 135.
REMINDERS FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
REMINDERS FOR OCTOBER. s (From, "Journal of, Agrionlture," Sept' 10th, 1917.) Horas.n-Contnue to feed stabled horses well,. add aration of green-stuff. Rug at night. Continue hay or straw, chaffed or whole, to grass.fed horses. Feed old or badly-cdriditioned horses liberally. If too fat, mares due to teal shortly should be put on poorer pasture. ,lares with foals at foot should recerieso good ration of oats daily, Those iteded for breed for breeding, if not already stinted, shcold be put to the horse. Colts not lntended to be kept a sltallions should be gelded. Working horses due for a spell should be turned out to grass. 'Cattle.--Except on rare occasions, rags may now be used on cows at night only. Continua giving hiy or straw, if possible, to coontersact the effect of green grase. lie prepared for milk fever. iead article in "Year Book of Agriculture, 1905,' page S314. (Gire cales a warm dry shed and a good gras run. lontlrnuo giving milk at blood'heat to calves. lie careful to k...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
MARRIAGLE. SHANHUN-OPPERMAN.-On the 30th April, 1917, at North Melbourne, by the Rev. W. H. Scurr, Edward W. A., eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Shanhun, Hurst- bridge, to Isabel H. M., eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Opperman, Melbourne. Address-" Belle Vue," Whittlesea.
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
TIIE ottitau i ntld lt?hittlcea 5hirts ,Advertiser AND Snttoand Grech ittlz ~Sdvocate Psublished Every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1917. Mr W. H. lEverard will address electors at South blor.ing to-morrow (Saturday) evening; Queenastown on Monday evening next, and- Panion Hill on Tuesday evening next. At the Mu~nicipal Association's Annual Conferenee, held last Wed. nesday, Cr Clarke (President of the Whittleaea Shire) moved that touting for votes at municipal eleciiona be prohibited, and Cr D. White (Moonralh hitn Shire) seconded. The motion was negatived by a large majority. On Saturday, November 3rd, an American tea will be held in the RIeeearoh State School in aid of the Research State School Patriotic Fuid, Tihe winning Queen is to he erowned i? the evening, and as great interest is heing taken in the competition, there should be a good attendance of visitors at the little village. " The third annual meeting, of the Australian Rd Cross was held in the Town Hall, Melhoar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
Whittlesea Agricultural Societg. THE ANNUAL SHOW of the above Society will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, when the following prizes will be offered for competition, and will be paid in Cash or Goods given to the Society: All Stallions three years old and over in Sections A and C must be subject to the possession by the exhibit of a Govern ment Certifioate of Soundness before prize money may be awarded. Exhibitors, when entering, are requested to- produce certificate. J. Downie, Steward of Show Ground. Class A.---Draught Stock. STzWARDs:-Mosars. E. Bassett and C. W. Andrew. Entry Fee:" Entires 78 d ; others 5e. 1. BEST ENTIRE DRAUGHT HORSE (open to all comers), any age-First prize £3; second £1; third card. 2. ENTIRE DRAUOnT HORSE, 3 years-First prize £2 ; second £1; third card. 3. ENTIRE DRAUGIIT HORSE, 2 years-First prize £1 10s; second 10; third card. 4. YEARLING COLT OR GELDINo-First prize £1; second 10s ; third card. 5. DRAuanT Buoon MARE, in foal or foal at foot-First priz...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
DR, H. HALE VOOLER, Yarra Glen, AT HOME DAILY Public Vaccination at Kangaroo Groand (2 p.mt.) and Queenstown (3 p:m.), FRIDAY. 5TH OCTOBER, 1917. DR. ROLLASON, Of Heidelberg, ISITS ErLTInas, Tuesdays, 12 noon. Gne?tsNaononu, Tuesdays, 2.30 p.m DiAooNo CrERe. Fridays.3 p.m Woodcock & McCormack, ,Civil Engineers,. Architects & Surveyors Water Supplies reportedan and executed. Plans of Buildings prepared and erection supervised. Snb-divisions of land expeditiously carried oat. NORMANBY CHAI?MBERS, .j43o LITTLE COLLINS ST. S MELBOURNE. Tel. Central 3241. P. J. RIDGEWAY, SOLICITOR, 60 Queen-St., Melb., A TTENDS on COURT DAYS at Dawson's Hotel, Heidelberg, ,Morris' Hotel, EKtham, And other courts in district by appointment Telephones-760 Central. 627 Ascot. McNAB & McNAB, Barristers and Solicitors, -465 COLLINS ST., Melbourne. m iR. FRANK IMeNAB, L.LM. visits Royal Mail Ilotel, WHIT TLBSEA. front 3 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd SATURDAYS each month, also on ...
STORIES OF THE NAVY. REMINISCENCES OF AN ADMIRAL'S WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
STORIES OF THE NAVY. REMINISCENCES OF AN AP MIRAL'S WIFE. There is an entertaining budget of stories in the Reminiscences of Lady Poore, wife of Admiral Sir Richard Poors, published by Smith, Elder. Here are a few gems : "Lord Morris had so whimsical a way with him, and was so entirely free from the self-assertiveness of the raconteur," says Lady Poores, "that anything he said seemed to me to have a special charm. We were talk ing of the spread of teetotalism on one occasion, and he remarked : " 'Well, I don't doubt that teeto tailors are very well-meaning people, or that they have done a great deal of good, but I find them dull. Indeed, I can't, with the best will In the world, picture to myself a party of teetotallers rollicking round the par'. ish pump.' " THE CHORUS GIRL SCORES. On the voyage out to Australia, her husband in 1911 having been appoint ed Commander-in-Chief of the Aus tralian station, Lady Poors encoun tered a most attractive and enter taining theatrical company ah...
HURSTBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 19 October 1917
HURSTBRIDGE A meeting of fruitgrowers was held in the Hall last Saturday afternoon. It was decided that an Association should be formed and be named "The Diamond Valley Fruitgrowers' Asso- ciation Ltd." The objects of the Association are:— The establishment of packing ce- tres with inspection of fruit selling conditions generally. The packing and selling of fruit and purchase of all orchardists' require- ments on a cooperative basis. "To organise the industry locally and &nbsp; work in with other kindred Associa- tions with the object of preventing overlapping. Obtaining the fullest concession by wholesale handling of fruit and pur- hase of requirements. The capital to be raised by the issue of shares of £1 each, of which 5s will be paid on application and be on allot- Any bona fide fruitgrower in the district may become a member by taking up one share. No one shall hold more than [?] shares. The Association shall not be carried on unless 500 shares are taken up. The maximum...
Eltham Shire. COUNTY—Evelyn. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 October 1917
Eltham Shire , Ceirr-Evelyn. Plmlasma-Burgoyn', ttona. Tini part Oree borough, Kiulakei . m'a * Nlllubik,' Queenltown, T.'im, North. ' -o*»et, Created a District, 26th Sept., 18e claimed a Shire, tbh April, lI tI darles adjustod, 31st May, 1912, LoAe--45000 ;.inklo Fund-1,,, President-Robert C, Whit, Councillors. S0t1 11sDINo. Nam* Addrem Refn William Morris* ERltch A1, James Murray. Fltta lI Robert David Taylor* EllhItm 190 Nor?TrIn RIDING., Wm. George Gry;,J.l'.* Allwmod l John Mann Strathests 11 Robert C. White Kangaroo Groande 1 EaSTrglI RIDINg. Joeeph Smedley* Yarra Gies William Hubbard Steel's Creek III Cbs,. Hicks Bash, J.P.* Tarra Gleis * as bees President. Councll meets at Shire Oees, Isag Groand, Pirst Monday in month at pi Secretary attends offce from 10I to 4. OrrictRes. Acting Secretary, Valuer and Calletdx5. p, J. M.Maholn. Eneineer-Cbarles John M'Cormanck, 430 Little Collins street, Melbourne. Tresuarer-V. hbreatrom, COmaime( Bank. Greenaborough. Panitary and:Inspecto...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 October 1917
BEFORE BUILDING CONSULT RAY ROGERS Kangaro Ground, 1OI all oelhe*eM of bullding and general Swoodwork. Eatimates and i'lnal prepnrel free of charge, atlisfaution OGaranteed. D. & W. OHANDLER PT. ILTD., BIG Hardware, °Implement, Spray Pump; and' General Ironmongery Store, 2768-94 BRUNSWICK ST, VICTORIA & YOUNG Sts., FITZROY. Largest Stocks of Latest Patterns at Lowest Prices. If you require any article for Farm, Orchard, Dairy, or Home come or send to us, we can and will give you every satisfaction, The New N Uwa " Kangaroo Spraying Outfit of 1916. It is absolutely the Best ever offered. All old faults are left out, and many mow improvemeuts added. W. and D. CHANDLER having taken over the Englneering Business lately carried on by the Emu Engineering Company, have improved the works by placing in new machinery, engaging expert workmen, and purchasing the Best of Material, they are now enabled to produce the finest Spraying Outfit ever offered, and can sell it at a reas...
REMINDERS FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 26 October 1917
REMINDIRS FOR OCTOBER. (From " Journal of Agriculture," Sept. 10th, 1917.) fNorses.-Contlnuo'to feed phtbled horses *ell. add a ratin .of yreeo-atuf , Rugat night. 'Continue hay dr strs'i'chaffed or whole, to grass.fed horses. Feed old or badly-conditloned horses liberally. If too fat, mares due to foal shortly should be put on powter pasture. Mares with foals at foot should receives good ration of oats daily. Those intended for breeding, if not already stinted, should be put to the horse. Colts not intended to be kept as stallions should be gelded. Working horses due for a spell should be Lurned out to grass. Cattle.-Except on rare occasions, rugs may now be used on cows at aight only. Continue giving hay or straw, if possible, to counteract the elfect of green grass. Be prepared for milk fever. Iead article in "Year Book of Agriculture, 1905," page 314. Give calves a warm dry shed and a good grass run. Continue giving mlik at blood heat to calves. lie careful to keep utensils clea...