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Personal Paragraphs KINGLAKE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
Personal Paragraphs KINGLAKE Mrs. W. Wilson is staying with her sister in Melbourne since leaving the Melbourne Hospital. Her many friends hope to see her well and back in Kinglake shortly. Mr. and Mrs. Guy, and Mr. and Mrs. Hammond are both receiving congratulations on the birth of sons. Mr. and Mrs. Alf Pearson, of Queensland, have been spending a holiday with Mr. Pearson's father at "The Hollies." Mr. H. Dineen, who has been in charge of the Kinglake School for some time, has been selected to join the physical education staff of the Education Department. MElRNDA Mr. Alan WVallis, who returned home on Sunday after three months at Torquay Military., Camp, has .. been transferred by his employers to Al bury and left last week-end. WIIHTTLESEA I Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Campbell, who have been in charge of the" Whittlesea State Schobl for.: eight' years, have been notified: of a' transfer to Moe. Mr. Campbell -anticipatesi that the change will Abe :mlade. after the May vacation; Mr. C: han...
RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
RED CROSS SThe usual monthly meeting war 'eld in the Soldiers' Hall on Wednes lay last. TI~e chair was taken by he President (Mrs. Shanhun) anm ;here were both Queenstown and Pantdn Hill workers present. A lette' ,f thanks was read by the secretary (Miss C. Lewis) from Miss Robertsor he Director of Red Cross Branches, for a parcel o0 30 prs rox, 4 prs bed -ox, 1 balaclava, 1 scarf, 4 prs of pyjamas, 3 hot water bag covers sent :n recently. A contribution of 9 hot water bag 'overs was received from the State School children, a most creditable ffort, and much needed. A further amount of £10 was al 'otted to the Special Appeal, making ,20 in all from the Panton Hill Branch, which :s a splendid effort °rom among a comparatively small band of workers. All efforts are now being directed toyard the fete to be held at "The Crest" on Saturday af ternoon, May 11, in aid of the Red Cross.
Fruitgrowers' Association Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
Fruitgrowers' Association Meeting The first branch meeting of the Diamond Valley Primary Producers' Branch was held at Hurstbridge on April 23. 45 members attended and the President (Mr. Keith Smith) oc cupied the chair. After routine busi ness the secretary, Mr. F. Wadeson, and the President read reports of the activities of the League up to date in its efforts to relieve the fruit growers of the present acquisition -scheme. GCneral discussion from members followed and some helpful suggestions were heard. The delegates from this branch - Messrs. Keith Smith, Frank Wadeson, and J. Cowin-will attend the league meeting at East Doncaster This Week's Text: Let every soul be subject to the higher powers; For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Romans 13.1. on May 1, when suggestions from this branch will be brought before the league. The work of organising the league throughout Victoria is proceed ing rapidly and a strong representa tion will attend the ...
ELTHAM COUNCIL "DISGRACEFUL" HOUSES IN ELTHAM SHIRE Every House To Be Inspected [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
ELTHAM COUNCIL "DISGRACEFUL" HOUSES IN_ ELTHAM SHIRE Every House To Be Inspected In compliance with a request from the Housing Commis sion, Eltham Council decided this month to take steps to notify the Commission of all houses within the Shire which do not comply with the regulations laid down by the Commission. ... The Commission also requested that the Council notify it of the name of the officer whose duty it will be. to make in vestigations and submit reports on such as do not comply. It was decided to submit the name of the Health Inspector (Mr. N. A. Davies) to the Commission in this regard. Councillors pointed out that there were a number of houses within the shire which failed to comply with the regulations, although some concern was expressed at what was going to happen to those people who were not in a fin.,1iai punition to effect the necessary alterations and repairs to bring them up to the standard required. Councillor Price explained the pos ition after a close examinat...
Kinglake Central LADIES' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
Kinglake Central LADIES' CLUB The Kinglake Central Ladies' Club marked the close of their suc cessful first year of office with a dinner, which was held at "Morella" on Saturday last..-. About 30 were present, and a vdryonjoyable evening was spent. Mrs. Bayliss, with the help of the ladies, had prepared a real banquet, to which all did full justice. The tables were beautifully decorated with bowls of lovely dahlias, gladioli and Easter daisies, w-hile similar bowls of flowers were set at inter vals around the large dining hall, the whole decorative scheme being mo.t tastefully carried out by Mrs. Hutchings, of Melbourne. During dinner the usual toasts were honoured. Mrs. Brady proposed the toast "The King,"; Mrs. Hargreaves that of "The Club," and Mrs. Bay liss 'The Guests.' During the even ing music, cards and billiards were enjoyed.
CONGRATULATION FOR FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
CONGRATULATION FOR FIRE BRIGADE The, Progress Association has com municated with the Diamond Creek Bush Fire Brigade expressing con gratulations on the excellent work done during the recent .hot weather. Originally the Associationi propos ed to form a ,brigade for the town thip, but has .decided to throw its full support behind the activities of the Bush Fire, Birgade. : Arrangements are 'being made f-r .:xtra fire plugs too' be installed in •Diamond Creek, and the. Bigade wiill assist in the event of a fire bieaking iut in the townshipj s soon as funds ire available,*it is proposed to acquire some lenights ,f hose'to deal with such outbrealks..
YOUNGER SET SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
S OUNGER SET SOCIAL About 50 young people attended the social conducted by the Eltham Younger Set for their members and friends in the Eltham Hall last Tues '- ':day ' Dancing and games were enjoyed, m'lhusic being provided by Mrs. Bro lan, while Mr. Frank Brolan acted as MC. Miss Trixie Shannon won the musi ~'o'e.l arms, while Mr. L. Bryan proved imds't proficient in tailing the pig. A Monte Carlo dance was won by Miss E leen Bradford and Mr. L. Bryan. The next meeting of the Younger Set wvill be held at the hall on Mon . day iight and new members will be -.. welcomed. On Tuesday night a " Kl arty representing the Eltham Young S':er Set will attend the Montmorency • Younger Set's ball at Montmorency Hall in aid of the Austin Hospital.
COMING OF AGE DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
COMING OF AGE DANCE; To celebrate the coming of age of her sister, Miss Bonnie Fry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Fry, Mrs. J. Doherty entertained about 100 guests in Eltham Hall last Satur day. The guest of honour chose a blue georgette frock with silver lame bodice, and the birthday cake was decorated in these colours. Mrs. Doherty's frock was of white crepe. During the evening Miss Fry's en . agement to Kenneth, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Pike was an nounced.
ANZAC DAY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
ANZAC DAY The school celebration took place at..the- school on Wednesday morn ing. A short address by the IIeau, Teacher was followed by a minute's 'silence. A wreath (from Mrs. Clarke) and others from pupils were placed on the monument in the Main Road during the day. -"And I suppose," said the hotel guest, "thait the prince is here in cognito?" "Well ma'am," replied the -hall porter, "I wouldn't say that. But he certainly had a few ':laqt- night."
SCHOOL ENDOWMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
SSCHOOL ENDOWMENT The Trustees : (Messrs. C. :J. Smith, T. IJ. Groogan aýid the Head- Teacher) met on Momndiay evenirig regardinig the School Pairk. MmIr. H. Allen was ab sent ill, so 6:;M . - J. Smith presided. It was. decided to -pilant 100 trees on June 22 when -the :area will Ije com pleted. .The'six ac4es contain a splen did istand or piiniss Insignis. tiees thousands; of themn-nlaniy 50ft higlh.
ELTHAM H.E.S. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
ELTHAM H.E.S. At swimming tests held in the .;:Richmond Baths by the Royal Life Savizig Society, three candidates from the above school gained the Bronize Miedallion. They were June Reins, David Warne, Tomn Williams. ?:These are the first medallion wiri .neis. in. the district for at least a nfitinber" of years, .and it is hoped, ..now that the H.E.S. has shown the "vay, there \Will be :many more won by school swimmers.
Epping ST JOHN'S HARVEST FESTIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
Epping *ST JOHN'S HARVEST FESTIVAL St. John's Church of England was beautifully decorated last Sunday for the Harvest Festival. The decor ations had been carried out with all types of produce, fruit, flowers, oats,, wheat and maize, and made a fitting setting for the services held during the day. At the mornifig service the address was given by the Reverend Watts of the Mission of St. James and St. John, while the evening service was conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. ei'end A. C. Mee. All the produce was sent to the homes of the Mission of St. James and St. John.
Eltham LOYAL ELTHAM LODGE Annual Presentation Dance [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 26 April 1940
Eltham I)YAl' E1'ITHAIMAL LODGE :AnnuaIl Presenftltiln D)ualce As part of the centenary celebra tions of the NIanchester Unity Lodge in this State, the Loyal Elthtam Lodge held a pre.sentation dance t ill El tham Hall last week. The hall was very well filled, despite the heavy rain, visitors coming fronm nmany pther lodges. During the evening District Pait Grand Master Leo presented ' Past Grand M:aster Wallace with a fnamed certificate of the Order, and with the p.G.,M.'s collar. In making the presentationl,:Br0 ther Lee said that the Manchester Unity Lodge was one of the richest in the world, and this was only nmde possibld by the" co-operation and wortk of each individual branch. A lot of work devolved on the shoulders of the officers of each Lodge, but those who woent through the chairs realised that the knowvledge they gained was well wortli the work necessary. In resplonse. rother Wallace said that when he joined the Order, he did so for the benefits which he would re ceive. H...