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Arthur's Creek Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Arthur's Creek Red Cross The monthly meeting of the Ar thur's Creek Red Cross was held on Thursday afternoon, when several nmmbers attended. A quantity of work was passed out to the workers. Afternoon tea was served at the meet ing. A small charge is made. for this, and h'elps to swell the funds.1 A parcel containing 12 pillow cases, 5 pairs of socks and 10 'kneecaps?was packed ready to be sent to headqnlar ters. A dance and novelty evening, con ducted by the newly-formed Enter tainment Committee which has been formed to assist the branch in obtain ing funds, was held on Saturday night. A yery enjoyable evening was spent and the Red Cross branch will bene fit to the extent of about £10. The 10/ note was won by Miss Pulleyblank, of 'Bundoora. Mrs. L. Apted has been registered as a ~iember of the Red Cross Committee, this making a total "of .24 members on the roll. "Dad, can I get my driving licence?: I'm old enough now."'' "Yes, my boy, but my car isn't old, enough yet."
Greensborough RED CROSS ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Greensborough RED CROSS ACTIVITIES The next meeting of the Red Cross Branch will be held in the Masonic Hall on Wednesday afternoon, April 24. On April 30, Dr. and Mrs. Cordner will hold a flag bridge and euchre ev ening in aid of the Red Cross and Comforts Fund. A very enjoyable evening is assured ,and it is hoped that there will be a good rally of card players. GRADING AND LEVELLING PLAYGROUND In co-operation with the Greensbor ough School Committee. Heidelberg Council will begin soon to take levels and re-grade and drain land which was acquired by the committee and Mothers' Club for the use of children as a playground. It is intended that the work shall be done by sustenance labor. On the morning of Anzac Day, the. Returned Soldiers of the district will' hold a service at the Memorial in Greensborough Park. The speaker will be Mr. J. C. Jessop, and all resi dents and soldiers are invited to at tend at 10.30 a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
J. G. GRANDY'S ENGINEERING WORKS Any Lathe Work done by Fully Experienced Turner. Battery Charger installed and all types of Battery Repairs done. OXYWELDING DONE BY EXPERTS Repairs to Spray Pumps of All Descriptions Distributing Agent for Alfa Laval Separators and Bartram' Engines. SPARE PARTS OF ALL TYPES AVAILABLE. Right on the . . . MAIN ROAD : : DIAMOND CREEK ALL HOURS OPER&ETBi T WE lam-aBf W aMRm . . . the miracle of modern radio-a country model that does not require costly accumulators. DRY CELLS ONLY give this tiny superhet its superb tone and man-size performance. Interstate reception is guaranteed. Your dealer will be glad to arrange a demonstration in your own home-and 3/10 weekly will make the purchase! Complete wit/h Batteries. ASK FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION We Do RADIO REPAIRS and Loan You a Set While They Are Being Done Your Old Radio Accepted as a Deposit. Balance On Easy Terms. Smith's Radio Pty. Ltd. Regd. Oi1cc: Wellington St., Montmorency - Phone: G'b...
Yarra Glen IMPROVEMENTS TO CEMETERY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Yarra Glen IMPROVEMENTS TO CEMETERY On the motion of Councillor Irvine the Council has decided to make re pairs to the fence around the Yarra Glen Cemetery. Councillor Irvine stated that since the fires early last year the fence had been in a deplorable state, and a single strand of barbed-wire had been put up temporarily. Councillor Clarke said that he drove past the cemetery recently and noticed that the paths and the graves were badly neglected and in need of much attention.
Doreen RED CROSS MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Doreen. RED CROSS BMEETING. The Doreen branch of the Red Cross met on April 11: The energetic presi dent, Miss Gransham, occupied the chair. The attendance was not quite so good as usual, though there was 'a good return of made-up articles-and Iknitted goods. The branch was glad to acknowledge a gift of a. iarcel of knitted goods from a friend; in the district, who is unable to attend the meetings but is anxious to help. Ladies and gentlemen in the district are reminded that quite a number of people who cannot help by working or attending the meetings are donating 3d a week, and we would be glad to hear of more such members, and donations will be gladly collected. As the funds are steadily decreas ing, the main business at the meeting consisted of ways and means of rais ing more, and it is hoped to adver tise in these columns shortly some: form of entertainment. "Who is the nicest person in the world: father, mother, or mb?" said the doting aunt to Little Willie. Willie squirmed and...
Panton Hill Panton Hill Returned Soldiers' Club ANZAC SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Panton Hill. Panton Hill Returned Soldiers' Club ANZAC SERVICE A' the Club's April meeting held on 11th arrangements were mlade for the Anzac Commemoration Ser vice. The service will be held in the Public Hall, Panton Hill oni Sut day, April 2S, at. 3 pt.. The Club's President (Capt. P. Roach-Pierson) will preside and the general service will be conducted by Rev. A. T, Rob erts and Rev. S. Shepherd. Speakers will be Commander G. S. Doorly R.N.R., and Lieut-Colonel .Sir Harold Gengoult Smith, Kt. V.D. A bugler will sound the "Last Post" and "Re. veille." Stage decorations will be in the -hands of Misses C.R. and A. B. Crack nell.and Mr. W. Lewis will be the pianist. There will be no solo item.-. Club's Social Events A tennis match has been arranged between members of the Club and district militiamen. The match will take place to-morrow (Saturday 20th) commencing at 2.30 p.m. on the Pan ton Hill courts. It is likely that a. Digger's chain pionship tournament will be arranged for a lat...
SHIRE OFFICES AND HALL Architect's Estimate Of £4,200 FURTHER DEPUTATION BY HALL COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
SHIRE OFFICES AND HALL Architect's Estimate Of £4,200 FURTHER DEPUTATION BY HALL COMMITTEE FOLLOWING a meeting last Friday night between the South Riding councillors and representatives of the Hall Committee, when plans for the proposed new Shire Offices and Hall were submitted by Mr. Lines, the Shire President (Councillor'Braid) told the Council on Monday that the architect had intimated that it would be impossible to erect the building for less than £4,200. This would exceed the amount which it was proposed to spend on the Sproject by £700. 'The president told the Council that it had been sug gested that the proposed loan of £2,500 should be increased to £3,000 and that the Hall Committee should pay £100 for ten years instead of for five years to cover this extra amount. Although some opposition was expressed to this change, a decision was deferred until the next meeting when Councillor Bell, who was absent, would be able to vote on the proposal. At a Hall Committee meeting last n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
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YOUTH'S ARM LACERATED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
YOUTn'S ARM "LCiERATI&lt;D W'hen ilding at the Showground on Monday- of last welie Ray Mitchell, aged 17' yelas; suffreie(l severe lacera tions to the irm vwhen he collided with a window. After riding_ on the ti'ck, 'Mitchell went to steady himself against a wall and put out his left arm. Instead of the- wall taking his weight, however. h' placed his .hand against the win ddw, which broke Injuries included a cut artery and five stitches were inserted. -Ie was very lucky not to suffer worse injury. C.W.A. BIRTHDAY To celebrate the fifth year of its existence. the Whittlesea branch of the Country Women's Association held a birthday party at the Mech anics' Institute on the afternoon of April 3. The hall was tastefully decorated by the members, and the visitors in cluded Miss E. Tubb (Euroa) Group President, and members of the Kil more and Wollert branches. Mrs. W. Gale, President of the branch, welcomed the visitors. Vocal. instrumental and elocution items were rendered by Mes...
Eltham CARDS FOR HALL COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Eltham CARDS FOR HALL COMMITTEE On Wednesday night Dr. and Mrs Bradbury held a Flag Bridge evening in aid of the Hall Committee's funds. The function was quite successful, seven tables playing. The winners were Mrs. Ballenger. Mrs. Mongan ,and Mr. Harry Forde. CONVENIENCES AT PARKS Following discussion at the last council meeting of the question of more adequate sanitary services al public parks in Eltham, it was decidec on Monday to obtain a report frolr :he Health Inspector (Mr. Davies) or proposals for the erection of septic tanks at the parks. Councillor Price suggested that a Government Grant may be obtained to assist in the erection of the new conveniences. He pointed out that one of the parks belongs to the Lands Department. HORSES TO OUST TRUCKS Because a horse can be hired for 7d. per hour, while it costs 4/9 per hour for a truck for use with graders and drags on the roads of Eltham Shire, it was decided to cease hiring trucks and hire horses instead for the' work. WAR SERV...
HEALTH INSPECTOR'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
HEALTHF INSPECTOR'S REPORT Mr. N. Davies reported the follow ing for the month of March: Infectious Diseases.-One case of dearlet fever has been reported from Hurstbrldge, and one adult case of diphtheria from Briar Hill. Sanitary Conveniences On Park Areas.-These conveniences were in spected and found to be in fair con dition with the exception of those 'at the Eltham Park. I was requested by the Medical Officer to make an inspec. tion and have reported to him the ex isting conditions, which I pass on for your information. There are five conveniences placed iq various parts of the Park, and none of these actually in good repair, lids broken and not fly proof in most cases. I think that a septic tank system would be a big improvement to this Park as the water is laid on, and' the effluent could be disposed efficiently. This would mean the abolition of eleven pans. Housing Commission Regulations. Replies to two of .three letters sent regarding houses at Briar Hill have been received....
Engineer's Report To Council [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Engineer's Report To Council Country Roads Board. - General maintenance has been carried out on all roads. Widening and straighten ing is proceeding on the Yarra Glen end of the Eltham-Yarra Glen road. The bridge on Ithe Hurstbridge Kinglake Road at Cherry Tree being in a dangerous condition, has been re-decked. Plans for Dixon's Creek and Tarrawlarra Road have been sub mitted to the Board, and so far ap proval has been obtained only for the Dixon's Creek job. Omnibus Grant. - An amount of £51 has been spent on widening and regrading Panorama Avenue. Unemployed Relief. - Dc Pury's Bridge is now completed at a cost of £82/1/. O'Callaghan's Bridge-Plan and specification have been forwarded to the Public Works Department for approval, and most of the timber has been cut. Arrangements have been made +o have the deviation surveyed and con ditions of sale drawn up. GENERAL Underground drainage in connect ion with the relaying of channelling in Eltham is nearly completed. It is expected th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
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CHAMPION GLADIOLI GROWN LOCALLY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
CHAMPION GLADIOLI GROWN LOCALLY At the annual M. and M.T.B. Horti cultural Society's flower show held at the Preston workshops hall on April 13, Mr. T. J. Smith of Eltham, and Mr. A. Gosstray of Diamond Creek, were successful with their entries in the gladioli sections. In the open class T. J. Smith won the table display, 12 gladioli dist.. One vase dist., One vase "Picardy." Three one variety; Special Prize for Best Seedling. In the Tramway Open, Six dist., Three dist., One vase dist., Blue Ribbon for Champion Gladiolus in Show; Blue Ribbon for Champion Table Display. In the Amateur Class A. Gosstray (Diamond Creek) won Six Gladioli (list., Three dist., and in the Tram way Open, Three Decorative Dahlias (list.
HEIDELBERG PATRIOTIC BALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
HEIDELBERG PATRIOTIC BALL Arrangements are well in hand for the Heidelberg District Patriotic Council's ball which will be held in the Heidelberg Town Hall on May 22. The Mayor (Councillor J. L. Ryan) is president of the committee arrang ing the function. WAR MEMORIAL IMPROVED Residents of Diamond Creek are pleased that the Heidelberg Council has cleaned up the War Memorial. It was badly in need of attention, and water is to be laid on to the memorial so that it can be kept in good order. ANZAC SERVICE The Diamond Valley Sub-branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. will hold its Anzac Commemoration Service at the Dia mond Creek Memorial at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday, April 25. Everyone is in vited to. attend the service.
Hurstbridge WATER SCHEME PROGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Hurstbridge WATER SCHEME PROGRESS Advice was received by Eltham 'ouncil on Monday that 'its inquiry is to whether the Heidelberg Coun fil would be willing for the water nains which now end at Diamond Creek to be extended to Hurstbridge, had been referred to the Greensbor. )ugh Ward Councillors-Councillora Ryan, Santon and Lines. Yesterday Councillor Ryan said that h'e and his colleagues were wait ng on a report from the Heidelberg city Engineer before making their recommendation to the council. At Eltham on Monday, Councillor McLellan asked if the council thought t advisable to obtain the signatures >f those residents of Hurstbridge whc desired to have the water laid on to :heir premises. The President (Councillor Braid) expressed the view that it would be advisable to get the signatures. Councillor Price said that the resi dents of IIurstbridge would be well advised, before the engineer was asked to make the survey which the February meeting promised to the deputation representi...
ELTHAM COUNCIL NEWS CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
ELTHAM COUNCIL NEWS CORRESPONDENCE Messrs Arlhur Robinson & Co sought inforr;ation on what action was being taken by the council with respect to drainage through Dr. Thomson's property. Councillor Hewitt said that dam age done to Dr. Thomson's property did not follow any action by the Council, which would accept no re sponsibility. Councillor Price .said that it ap peared that the damage was caused. through want of repairs to a storm drain made about 50 years ago. Eltham Progress Association point ed out that the footpath on the east side of Miain Street, Eltham, between Dudley and Luck Streets, was con siderably below the level of the shops facing the street, and asked that the path be raised. Councillor Price said that the ratepayers had raid for the path to be made and channelled, and the level was fixed at that time. It would be a very expensive job to raise the level. In effect it would mean the con struction of a new path, and the ratepayers concerned would have to pay...
Doreen SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 April 1940
Doreen SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY To celebrate the birthday of Mrs. Harold Bassett last week a number of friends gave her a surprise party. Although Mr. Bassett was "in the know" his wife was sitting quietly reading when doors all round the house were knocked, and windows rattled as the visitors sought entry. Those present spent a most enjoy able social eevning with games and table tennis. The party included Mr and Mrs E. Schultz (Wollert) Mr. T. Popple and members of his family, Mr. and Mrs. Wallis, and Miss Dor othy Wallis. After cutting the birthday cake, Mrs. Bassett thanked all present for giving her such a delightful sur prise party. Mrs. WV. Christian, who has been recuperating at Reservoir following a very serious operation, has now re turned home.