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Greensborough Truck Overturns FIVE YARDS FROM 50ft. DROP [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Greensborough Truck Overturns FIVE YARDS FROM 50ft. DROP When the steering gear of a truck failed in Carter Street, Greensborough on January 6 the truck crashed through the railings of the Plenty River bridge and fell down a 9ft embank ment on to its. side. The bodywork of the truck was damaged but neither the driver, Donald Robert Glasgow, aged 21, of Montmorency, nor four children who were travelling with him were injured. Glasgow was travelling at only tenl miles per hour when the steering locked and the truck balanced on the edge of the embankment for some seconds before toppling over. Ha, the accident happened five yards fur ther, on the bridge proper instead of on the approach, the truck would have fallen fifty feet into the Plenty River.
Whittlesea CHRISTENING SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Whittlesea CHRISTENING SERVICE A very unique service took place at St. Paul's, Linton, on Sunday even ing last when the service was shared by three brothers, Rev. J. H. Duffy, Natimuk, Rev. F. V. Duffy, Kanura, and the vicar of the parish, Rev. W. C. Duffy. At this service, Valerie Kaye, the infant daughter of the Vicar and Mrs. Duffy was baptised by an uncle, Rev. J. W. Duffy, while Rev. F. V. Duffy acted as godfather and also preached a very appropriate and forceful sermon. The church was comfortably filled with represen tatives from every part of the parish. After the service a number of the parishioners met at the Vicarage where the good wishes of all present for the infant's future welfare were ably voiced by Dr. F. G. Tuddlenham, one of the representatives of the dis trict Central Council.
CRICKET WHITTLESEA DISTRICT South Morang v Glen Vale [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
WHITTLESEA DISTRICT South Morang v Glen Vale Glen Vale, 1st innings 61 (J. Per rins 1.2, A. Barclay 18) 2nd innings 152 (J. Armstrong 64, J. Perrins ret. hurt 13'A. Armstrong 16, A. Barclay 11, H. Blair 19; L. Lewis 9/50, T. Benson 4/34, C. Randel 2/34, H. Hirt 2/20) v South Morang 48; 2nd innings 4/10 (T. Draper 6/26, A. Barclay 4/17, N. Armstrong 1/2, J Rawlings 3/3. Glen Vale won by 13 runs on the first innings. Cricketer Injured. - While batting for Glen Vale in the cricket match against South Morang on Saturday, J. Perrins received a severe blow on the forehead from a fast ball. He was dazed, and had to retire.
Interstate Travel SOME BARRIERS DOWN Delay In New South Wales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Interstate Travel SOME BARRIERS DOWN Delay In New South Wales Now that, the Motor Car (Third Party Insurance) Bill has been passed by the Victorian Parliament, many of the absurd restrictions on motorists desir ous of passing between Victoria and South Australia will be re moved. Similar conditions will apply between Victoria and New South Wales when the latter State passes its third party bill. These restrictions were never fa vored by the Chief Secretary, Mr. Bailey, nor by the Under Secretary, Mr. Chapman, but many obstacles were placed in the way of removal. Mr. Bailey eventually secured an agreement with the New South Wales and South Australian authorities to provide that on third party insurance laws being enacted, the following con cessions would operate: 1. Abolition of border passes' for private cars. 2. Motor traders' plates may be used up to 50 miles from the point of entry into neighbouring State without registration. 3. Private hire cars and taxis may travel up to 50 mi...
Modern T.B. Detecting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Modern T.B. Detecting The nation will save a large amount of money in payment of pensions for tuberculosis because of the careful examination which the Army Medi cal authorities are making of every soldier who has enlisted for overseas service. The system employed is probably, the most effective method of examining large numbers of troops that has been adopted by any army in the world. The films used cost about 3d. per man as against 8/ a dian under the old system. Any member of the Second A.I.F. who has been found suffering from T.B. will be passed on to the State Health De partment for treatment. Technicians from the foremost hospitals in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide are employed. Not more than 20 men an hour could be exam ined under'the old process. The av erage under the new method is 150 an hour.
Hurstbridge NEW TRUSTEE FOR HALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Hurstbridge NEW TRUSTEE FOR HALL At the January meeting of the Hurstbridge Progress Association last night, Mr. D. G. Graham was elected as a trustee of the Hurst bridge Hall. The vacancy occurred when Mr. E. T. Bell resigned recently. Mr. Bell does not live in the district now. MORE INSURANCE ON HALL When the secretary (Mr. D. Mit chell) presented an account for the insurance premium on the Hurst bridge Hall to the January meeting of the Progress Association last night it was decided to increase the insur ance on the hall by £100 from £650 to £750. It was pointed out by members that although the hall was insured for £650 with its contents, if it was burnt down the company would al low for depreciation when paying the policy. Included in the £650 is £75 for piano and £25 for furnish ings. Councillor McLellan said that if the association asked for more insur ance, it would be on record that it considered the present cover inade quate. In any case, said Councillor Mc Lellan, with the ...
Doreen SAPPER ALMOND FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Doreen SAPPER ALMOND FAREWELLEDL An unexpectedly large cr) wd at tended the farewell dance to Sappier Cyril Almond in the Doreen Hall last Saturday. It is estimated that more than 100 people were present. During the evening Councillor Owens made a presentation of a gold wristlet watch which was suitably in scribed. He was supported in his re marks by the president of the Hall Committee (Mr. Lex Brock) Both Cyril and his father, Mr. R. Almond, responded and thanked the residents for their kindly gesture Music for the dancing was supplied by Mr. Hall of Panton Hill. This was the first function held in the hall since it was painted and re paired. The annual meeting of the Whit tlcsea Golf Club will be held at the Parish Hall on Wednesday, January 24. In aid of the Panton Hill and Dis trict Fruitgrowers' Associatioin, a dance will be held in the Panton Hill Public Hall on Saturday, January 27.
RED CROSS MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
RED CROSS MEETING The sub-committees of the Dia mond Valley Branch of the R.S.L. and the Red Cross met in the Man chester Unity Hall, at Diamond Creek last Tuesday night in order to discuss methods to be used for raising funds during 1940. The committees decided if possible to hold two dances per month in Diamond Creek. Occasionally it will be found impossible to carry out this pro gramme due to the heavy booking of the hall. The Diamond Creek branch intends to supply attractive trophies for the novelty dances, and only the best bands will be engaged for these functions, while it is intended to pro vide high-class suppers.
ISSER-WASSER CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
ISSER-WASSER CRICKET Outstanding district cricketers of twenty and thirty years ago will be seen in action again when the Dia mond Creek Cricket Club playsa team of old-timers at Diamond Creek on January 27. The "Isser-Wasser" match which will be played for the "Ashes" (of a burned wicket) will have two very "old timers" as umpires. They will be Mr. C. Christian, a noted bowler of twenty years standing, and Mr. F. Orme. who also h--'- - deadly ball more than thirty years ago. On Saturday, January 27 the popu lar annual "Isser-Wasser" dance will be held at Diamond Creek. As this function should not be missed by keen dancers, they are advised to watch for details in the next issue of "The Advertiser."
Shire of Eltham ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Shire of Eltham ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS - . For the Year Ending September 30, 1939 Assets. ..... .. ........ .... £9063 9 1 Liabilities ........ .... .. .. £10584 13 8 Municipal Fund.. ...... .. .. 1521 4 7 STATEMENT OF RATES _"_. __"_-__" _ - . Arrears Brought Valuation Amount of Rates Forward Amount Collected Rates Abandoned Total of Arrears £62284 0 0 £7785 10 0 £2937 16 .9 £7888 3 3 £13 10 0 £2821 13 6. STATEMIENT OF WATER RATES Amount. of Rate Arrears Forward Amount Collected Total"Arreairs . £1444 3 9 £475 14 4 £1449 12 11 £470 5* 2 METER CONSUMPTION CHARGE : Amon . "Amount of Charge Amount Rebate (lcid. Arrears) Collected Uncollected Abandoned Ttal of Arrears £1850 8 0 £213 6 6 £1741 0 8 £1521 130 £219 7 8 .£219 7 $ I -" COUNTRY ROADS ACT SPECIAL RATE ARREARS Arrears Forward Paid * Abandoned Total eof ,Arrea l S£49 13 8 £1 19 6 1 £47 14 2 STATEMENT OF PAN CHARGE Sanitary Charge 1112Collected £399 2 0 Abandoned : Total A rears :. £151 15 0 £1112 13 0 Uncollected .j'£399 '...
Correspondence (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Correspondence (To the Editor.) Sir,--Re cr: icism of my adminis tration of the Whittlesea Pound as reported in 'The Advertiser' at the end of last year regarding a shortage of 5/. In i.y payment to the coun cil, that a .gust body were most prompt in their demands when one takes into consideration the fact that the previous year I overpaid to the extent of 16/. Criticism of that fact was conspic uous by its absence. Regarding the 'other matters of importance' the council aesires to discuss with me, I am of the opinion that any discus sions with the Whittlesea Council would be wasted effort. On January 9 I tendered my resignation as pound-keeper, but at the personal re. quest of the secretary, I held it back till February's meeting to enable ar rangements t' be made for the ap pointment of someone else to carry on the duties. Yours etc., WALTER THOMAS. Yan Yean.
Morang Market [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Moranrg Market Quincy Mawbey & Co, 396 Bourke St, Melbourne, will hold their usual fortnightly sale at the Morang Sale Yards on Monday next. A good yarding is expected of all classes of cattle, including a truck of forward and backward springers.. The usual supply of fat and store pigs will also be to hand. A. J. McDonald, Representative, Whittlesen & District.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Commencing MONDAY, JANUARY 22 z and following days B SROWLA DS S(SUCCESSORS F. G. SMITH PTY. LTD.) , NORTHCOTE'S LEADING DRAPERS Step Further Ahead With Striking Attractive B argains at Their GREAT SUMMER SALE ! Gift Hose for Ladies Free Hats for Men SMENZ S WJEAR AT KEEN P ICES.. . " Cream Elastic Top Sox A real windfall-and at the right time. Men's Cream Garter-Top Sox. Usually 2/11. 2 pr. limit Summer Sale Price, 1/6 Men's Cotton Athletics SSpecial clearance of Men's Athletic Singlets. Very nice - quality garments. Usually g 1/11. Summer Sale SPrice, 1/; Men's Wincey 'Jamas 7/11 Men's British Win cey Pyjamas. Long wear plus that comfort that ensures good sleep ing in these BRITISH MI., O.S. Summer Sale Price, 4/11. 2/11 Boys' Knickers Another "Prepare for School" throwout, Boys' Strong Knickers. Small [ 6/11 Men's Overalls With prices rising these are exceptional value. Strong Drill Bib and - Brace Overalls in all 4 sizes. Sold everywhere at 6/11. Summer Sale Special, 4/11. 6/11 ...
Panton Hill RETURNED SOLDIERS' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Panton Hill RETURNED SOLDIERS' CLUB At the club's January meeting held on 11th. inst, nominations for all ex ecutive positions for the coming year were received. A ballot will be taken at the annual meeting next month. The names of three candidates were submitted for the presidency, viz, the retiring president, Mr. A. D. Shanhun, Capt. P. Roach-Pierson and Mr. A. J. Verso. Two vice-presidents will be elected from the following nominees: Messrs D. S. McLachlan, W. Bloxom, A. Barber, and possibly one of the defeated candidates for the presi dency. The secretary (Mr. C. T. Harris) and treasurer. (Mr. A. Barber) will be re-elected unopposed, and the pos ition of assistant secietary will be re tained by Mr. G. J. Smith. The auditors for the new season will be Messrs E. Garsed and W. Lewis. Arrangements for the 1940 Anzac Service will be put in hand at once. Capt. Roach-Pierson will again pro cure suitable speakers for the occas ion. The Commemoration Ceremony will probably be held on Sun...
Yarrambat SCHOOL BREAK-UP [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
Yarrambat SCHOOL BREAK-UP The thirty-five splendid paper caps worn by the scholars were made and presented by Mrs. S. I-Iginson who had often previously made similar, gifts, much praised by the Head Teacher. MIr. Henry Smith, now of Welliing toe, N.Z., sent good wishes and pre sented a fine large chart depicting all the vessels of the British Navy. Mr. John Keenan, patrol officer of New Guinea, and formerly of Wattle Glen, presented a model of a native boat,*a long spear and a blow pipl (10ft) with arrow, to the school Museum. The winners of the bicycle race were-First, Master Keith Collins; second, Master Geoff Collins; Girls, Miss Morna Sanders first; Miss Thompson second. On Saturday, January 27, the Whittlesea Mouth Organ Band will hold a dance at the Parish Hall. Pro ceeds will be in aid of band funds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 19 January 1940
EXTRA I EXTRA I EXTRA! an?hyst ?I BARGAIN CLEARANCE IN THIS , DEPT. AT PRE-WAR PRICES ! 2/6 Breakast Cloths Rayon Breakfast Cloths `n shades of Gold, Green, Blue, and Red. Size 48 x 48. Guaranteed to boil. Summer Sale Price, 1/9 3/3 Rev. Hearth Rugs Full size Reversible H-Iearth Rugs In good shades and designs, will wear and look well. Out they go at only 2/4k each. Envelope Slips Envelope Pillow. large size. Good buying - you must see these. Summer Sale Price 1/3 cach. 1/- Pillow Slips Good large Pillow Slips, excellent washing and long wearing. Be early for these. Usually 1/-. Summer Sale 101d Cretonnes While they last only, these Fancy Cretonnes, Blues, Greens, Reds, Fawns, all to go at 6Pd yard. 1/3 Oval Straw Mats Size 18 x 36, oval Straw Mats of the best quality grass and well colored. Only 85 of these to be sold. While they last, only lld each. 14/6 D.B. White Quilts Double Bed size super H.C. White Quilts, only 25 to be sold. While they last only 10/11 each. Jacquard Towels ...