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THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, JANUARY 26, 1923. Hurstbridge's Civic Pride. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
TILE Eltham nId AhltittleXsea hit's AND giattmtuid r?'cF WAlleg j zýUo?rte Published Every Friday Alfternoon HURSTBRIDGE, JANUARY 26, 1923. Hurstbridge's Civic Pride. The progress that is being made in the townships along the railway line between Heidelberg and Hurstbridge prompts people to ask what the set tlers in the latter place are doiilg to keep in the van of progress. We hear residents asking for a water supply, a sanitary by-law, and some sort cf a footpath, but none of these things can .be brought about unless the place is proclaimed a township. An effort was made about three years ago to bring that about, and although a little hitch occurred then there is no reason .why another attempt should not be made. The electrifi cation of the railway line to Eltham within two months is going to pro mote the interests of all the towns that it touches, and Hurstbridge and Diamond Creek will be benefited to at certain extent/--just in the same way that Greensborough and Eltham were whe...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. ANIMAL ABSTAINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
ANIMAL ABBSTAINERS. SThat coral dot on the Pacific ka own u Eliza':eth IEland harbours a colony of lirds and beasts which seem able Ito e_it stithout fresh water. The is ahnd, which is six miles long, has not eren a swamp, -yet even a rat, a liz iard, and no fewer then four kinds of Ibirds flourish and incraese contentsd ly upon it. S.. tranger still,-two of the bird*-a 'little rail or crake, and a reed warb ler-are Ipart~cularly associated with the w~E:t : Tue oth'trbirdti 'are -a 'fruit -pigPaoi and a brney-eating para Leet. all ref them mut do. without dr n': i'g vater,u-r.less dew Is suflic &lt;cicnt to slaie their thirst, or unless ,they have acquired a taste for Bsalt water.
Correspondence. PIG AND CALF KILLING. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
Correspondence., PIG ANO CALF KILLING. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ADVERTISER Sir,-WVhat a farce it is'to expect us to pay a £.5 fee for. three or four pigs or calves a year. The butcher, at that fee, is getting off cheap in the country, as he can kill anythirig. If we got a fair deal in the live market it would be al.right. I was offered 37s 6d for an. eighty pound pig. As a 'slip it cost 22s 6d,- so you can see we are not making a fortune out of them. An other case: A vealer, 12olbs, in fair condition, killed and sent to Mel bourne-net return 6s 6d. So the fee will .take a lot of making up. And again, I think the persons responsible .for passing the resolution all know that we are charged for .inspection and branding when the carcase, arrives'at. the agents.-Youis, `c., . DUMMY.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
g. B. enderson W ISHES to notify the Puhbic that he hls commenced a WVEEKLY .SERVICE from. Pl?ELBOURN.E toIPAl NTON HILL via Dia tpond Creek, every Mquonday. Loads up to Tpo Tons-308 . per ton. Correspondence Proinptly' Attended to. Piciiic Parties... Trains Met. ADDRESS :-iTHlE DELL" (next Goldman's), Panton Hill. Alf. Johnson,.: (LATE A.I.F.) O]iDEI?S -?EG. to announce that he has,. -LARGE STOCK taken over the Post Office Store CALLED FOR at Arthur's Creek, and hopes by strict OF GROCERIES, tt tention to Business to merit a fair .-AND - -sh: e.of patronage. ' 1 BRAN AND "A TRIAL SOLICITED. DFLIVERED. _SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. -Post Office Store, ARTHUR'S CREEK. ? TLE thank you for your splendid -. Christmas patronage Wehave ý-?. : enjoyed with 'you the thankful spirit w*" a and rejoicing that has been apparent in 'all. We also thank you for the liberal support accorded to us during the past ,? f year, and assure you that everything A ?"podssible will be done to maintain the cordia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
Post Office Store. HURSTBRIDGE. A. D. NICHOLSON I ISHES to inform the Residents of the District that he r.:: '. has purchased the above Business from Mr. C. W. Col lard, ands has Full Stncks of Grocery, Ironmongery, Crcckery; . Drai yi, Col0 ; g, ?tc. W`e spre-alise in Suits :o Mcasur.:-: Saiisi'-i"s faf;tiori Guiiiranted. Lirge Range of Samples to Choose from. A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED. Hurstbridge Bakery. M. MORELAND TISHES to notify the Public of Hurstbridge and Surrounding yV l District that he has purchased Mr Bodey's Business, and having a First-class Baker is in a position to supply a Good Loaf of Bread. Biown Bread and Small Goods a Specialty. "Wattle Cafre," RIGHT OPPOSITE STATION. HURSTBRIDOGE. A. E. AMBLER. Meals at all Hours. Accommodation for Boarders. CR1 CKE T *1A TERIA L At your Service for Mutual Profit and Satisfaction.. --. , Fitzroy Sports Depot J. LEONARD, Proprietor. Phone 10876 71UPPLIED complete-BATS, BAuLLs, LEG GUARDS. STmUIPS, GLOVES, M'ATTINGS, BAT REPAIRS ...
PUBLIC HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
- PUBLIC HALL. The annual meeting of the Eltham Public Hall was held-on Thursday, January 18th. Cr. Andrew was in the chair. In presenting the annual report, the- president eulogised the good services of Mrs. Phillips (presi dent- ladies' committee), .Messrs. Pascoe (secretary) and Ryan (ex. secretary), and the various officers who had so ably assisted in making the year such a successful one. The treasurer (Mr. Nicholls) presented a tentative balance sheet, which showed a credit balance of £31. There had' been paid £100 off the principal owing, and a good amount paid out, effecting improvements to the building. Messrs. H. Clark and D. J. McColl were appointed audi tors. The meeting showed its con fidence in the present office-bearers by re-electing all of them. It was decided to increase the charges for hire of hall to £1 till midnight, and £1/10/- for a full night. The people of Eltham are indeed fortunate in having such' a live committee, and should show their appreciation ,by pa...
IN DEFENCE OF POMMY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
IN DEFENCE OF POMiIMY. (To ;the Editer.) Sir,--On reading several literary spasms on the alleged inadequacy of the "Pommy," I would like, in de fence-of this much-abused person, to bring under the notice of your readers some facts in reference to his last contribution. I would like to point out.that a little place like the British Isles, with its population of something like 50,000,000, raises annually millions of chickens, and in many parts of the country families live absolutely on the proceeds of an industry of this nature; and to "the Britisher who has witnessed these poultry farms, that can be seen from one end of the British -Isles to the other, and also to the readers of your paper who have any knowledge of, the conditions and vastness of the un dertakiggs of other parts of the world, the correspondent's asser tions are- ridiculous in *the extreme, the reason being that his vision, be ing so narrow and limited, he cannot see beyond Australia's coastline. These absurd statemen...
THE "TWOPENNY DETECTIVE" [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
THE "TWOPENNY DETECTIVE: Great difficulty has often been ex perienced by detectives,' lawyers' clerks, and others in obtaining an un doubted specimen of a person's sig nature. In one case recourse had to be made -to a marriage register; in another the only, signature procurable was on the fly-leaf of a book which the suspect had presented to a rela .tive, and only " two or three years ago a testimonial to a sea captain was, brought into court, because among the .signatures.to it was one for which the police had long hunted In vain. One .of the most common resources for overcoming this difficulty is em ploying the "'twopwnny detective" that is, sending a registered letter to -the person whose signature is want ed. This is frequently Isuccessful. Th'nking the postal 'package con tains money or valuables, the ad dressee unsuspectingly -signs the re-. ceipt, only to discover that inside the envelope there is nothing but a "faked" letter. This trap' 'once caught an anony mous letter-writ...
CATS THAT BARK. FREAKS OF NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
CATS THAT BARK. FREAKS OF NATURE, How would you like to have as a pet a cat that barked ? Such a freak animal was recently exhibited in Bos ton, U.S.A., and created a great deal of interest, although it is not stated if it combined :the mouse-catching propensities of tabby with the good qualities of a watch-dog. SAmerica seems to specialise in pro ducing strange freaks of Nature. One of these peculiar creatures was a giant glowworm, found in the Santa Cruz mountains, which was about 4½in. in length. When placed-in the dark, a gorgeous effect was produced by the luminous rings encircling its body. Huge blossoms of mammoth fruits are of frequent occurrence, but one of the most remarkable of such freaks is a garden daisy, which, developing the modern habit of co-operation, formed seven flowers, joined together by one. wide, flat stalk. THE GREEDY PLANT. This plant, which. was grown at Southstoke, Bath, is a shocking ex ample of what,happens on exceeding one's rations, since its conditi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
.Pianos PIANOS AND ORGANS" Tuned and iL epaired in .any part of .this .district. DROP ME: A LINE: LOCAL ADDRESS F.- q. O'NEILL, Upper Diamond Creek p.o ROGRAMMES OSTERS. Address Labels Art Union Tickets. Balance-Sheets . Billheads Envelopes . Business CARDS Concert Invitation I • .. -Visiting :. Handbill - Letterheads.? ?.. Prize . Cards Show,: Catalogues Sports Cards If you want- anything known Insert a Notice in " THE ADVERT SER" D MOS ST., HURSTBR?bGE The Paper with the Circulation. IVM.U.,I.O.O.F. - Loyal Caledonia Lodge, No. 5716, Hurstbridge. The Largest and Richest Friendly Society .in Victoria. - ]'ENEFITS to be derived by'joining : Doctor :and. Medicine- -immediately .on joining. Sick ,Pay ,at 20s per ,week for ,26 weeks. ,, ,', at 13s 4d ,, ,, 2nd 26 weels. And 10s per:week for continuous sickness after 12 months until, recoveryj;.six - months after joining. Funeral .Pay,: £20, `and-£10 for wife 1. month after.initiation. This is the only Society in the World towhel pays 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 26 January 1923
D UCKS for sale, from now till Easter. F. BELOT, Cottle's Bridge. 1 RADED Seed Oats for sale.-MEss BRos., Kangaroo Ground. R EAL Good Orchard dare, used to all classes of orchard work; for prompt sale.-R. F. BUTCHER, Panton Hill. 'I OOD Butter Cow (10 lbs), been milk ing three months ; for prompt sale.- R. F. BUTCBER, Pantoin Hill. 10 HIVES BEES, in frame hives; for ton prompt sale.-R. F. BUTCHER; Pan ton Hill. 17 ACRES, 8-roomed HOUSE, with or without Furniture; take £150 de posit; for sale for one week only.-R. F. BUTCOER, Panton Hill. A YRSHIRE COW, well-bred, forward springer ; splendid milker ; price £12. Apply R. WADESON, Diamond Creek. W ANTED to Lease -About 50 acres of Good Land, with house. Apply to "K," care of this office. Shire. of Eltham. APPLICATIONS will be received up to 11 a m. on February 5, For the Position of Prosecuting Officer and Iispector of Nuisances. for the East Riding. P. J. QMcMAHON, Shire Secretary. Shire of Eltham. TENDERS will be received'up till 11 ...
Boosting the Country. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
4-Boosting --the-Country. Since 1918, C untry Promotion ~Week has been a highly successful: annual fixture in Sydney. The leading city stores donate their display win dows and at their own expense exhibit and boost the products of particular districts.. One firm spent a little over £3,000 on displays in their, twenty four windows last year. The purpose of thb' exhibition is to encourage and advertise country, industries (primary and secondary) and to induce young 'Australians to take up rural occu pations. The New Settlers' League has decided to organise a similar dis play in Melbourne during the week beginning March the 5th, and all country, branches have been asked to co-operate.' Particulars may be ob tained from the secretary of the local branches. Mr W. H. McNicol is secretary at Whittlesea, and. Messrs R. Newman and W. Hubbard at Yarra Glen. 1Mr J. W. 4lcKenzie, 65 Elizabeth street, Melbourne, is the acting general secretary. A district should not send more than six sheaves of...
Methodist Church Services [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
Methodist' Church Services alethodist ,Church Services will. be held as follows :- SUNDAY;,FEBRUARY 4. 1923. Diamond Creek.11 na.mn., Mir Garrett ; 7.15 pm.. Mr Collom Arthur's Creek, 31p.m., Mr Collom. C,,ttle's Bridge, 3:p.m., Mr Garrett Hurstbridge, 7 15 p mn., Mr Rdse Tnnck's Corner. 3 p.m., Mr McWiggin. Panton Hll. 7.30 p.m., Mr Garrett Wattle Glen. 7 15 p m.. Alr Campbell.
THE Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser AND Diamond Creek Valley Advocate Published Every Friday Afternoon HURSTBRIDGE, FEBRUARY 2, 1923. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
THE 0ltitalui Ant 1 i ttlesea lt Aimvs - AND Published Every Friday Af-teric uon SHURSTBRIDGE, FEBRUARY 2, 1923, Local and General. On the fou.irth page will be found reports of Eltliain court, Boosting the Country, -El tam and Mernda notes. The Harstbridge sports will be held in March. A Yarra Glen impounding notice is inserted. "Interested.'" You have omitted to enclose yor: name, without which we cannot insert your letter. . : :s oa ;;* 'a. Hfaughton will Tan : , t -- 'onart'v ,w, o ' 1.08 v7 ! ? : s.ice. i`tn!i;'1-ytly' G cor nshUor1rougil m.::-'rket Tenders .E: e d ,t ite Wti 'hi - sea council for work from Scrnbby: Creek deviation to Joyce's store.. School requisites are now procur able at - McMahon's - stationery and fancy goods depot, Elthamh. Tenders close on Moilday for work on Balee - Kangaroo Ground road, Irvine's ..contract,. and Hurstbridge Kinglake road: . _An ' In ulemoriam -Service"-will be. held in the Mayfield'Presb3'?i-au Church, Mernda, on Sunday after noon 'nex...
Export of Fruit. GOOD PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
GOOD -PROSPECTS. The fruit bxport .eas9n 'is nob at hand, and a fair amount of fruit' will' be sent avway frpm this- disti-ict, not wiehstariding the ravaiges of wind and. hail; ;which didia lot .of damage.: The prospects for the forthcoming season (we are well informed) are decidedly' good. In- spite of.heavy Americian shipments to England last month iwith. large quantities of home grown fruit selling attthe same time, Oregon ap ples were making up to:20s pir case -in London. Supplies of fr'it were. then far and away larger than the' quantity offering when our -fruit reach ed home, 'no .matter how much is shipped from' Tasmania. :There seems no reason why Austra liai fruit should not realize quite is good prices as those quoted, bidt oily: 'choice and bestgrade' fruit.will do to export.. There' is every e~pectation that-now the freight has-been reduced: by the Commionwealth line,, the 'other: ste?mship lines will liring their freights to the same lyvel,. _Thii means -money in the g...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
Tennis, .... The finals of the Hurstbrldge Club's handicap tournaments were played on Saturday, January 27th. Misses L. Buck and E., Everitt (owe J. 15) de feated Misses L. Downey and M. Buck (scratch), 6-4, 6-0. The first set was well contested, but Misses Everitt and Buck outplayed their opponents in the second set. Messrs. T. Cooke and C. Harris (owe 50) defeated E. Chamber lairand B. Smith (owe 1 15), 6-1, 6-0. The former pair, displaying their. best form, outclassed Chamberlain and Smith, carrying the first set by 54 aces to 14, and the second, 48 aces to 7. Mr. T. Cooke and Miss M.. uck (owe 30 J) comfortably beat Mr. E. Ohamberlain and Mrs. Dunk (owe 15), 6-4, 6-2. A pleasant afternoon was, spent, the ladies pi'oi·iding afternoon tea..
Morang Market. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
Morang Market. Adamson Strettle and Co. Pty. Ltd. held their fortnightly sale last Monday, January 29, and notwith istanding it was a -public holiday there was a fair yarding of both cat tle and pigs, and a satisfactory atten dance of buyers, both, local and from the surrounding districts. The qual ity of the cattle was hardly up to.the usual standard, hence there were no sensational prices. At the same time they were quite up to owners' expec tations. Cows and -heifers -in milk ranged from £9/10/- to £13/5/-. Dry cattle are still:a drug on the market, and until we have a general fall of rain, we do not expect any improve ment in prices for this class of stock. Pigs were fairly welt represented. The demand was ninch better than we-expected, and prices even better than those ruling in' the Melbourne market last week.
Wattle Clen. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
Wattle Glen. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT) -A concert was held in the Wattle Glen school on Saturday evening, January 27, the .proceeds of which were in aid of the recently purchased piano for the district. -Being the first entertainment, it was a great success. During the evening the committee were complimented on having such a fine piano-both in quality and tone. Nearly all the performers were from Melbourne. Mr. Lorimer occupied the chair. The following programme was gone through :--Overture, M r Wolfe; song, Miss Bell ; comic song, " Meatless Days," Mr Eaton (encore), " In an Old-fashioned House"; violin duet, Messrs Beaumont and lill (encore); recitation, "The Spanish Champion," Miss Eva Qualtrough; song, "In the Heart of a Rose," Mrs Fraser; song, "Mother McCree, ' Mr Bird; Scotch comic song, Mr Bell (encore); song, " As you Pass by my Window," Miss Dyson; song, "Mammy's Little Honey, Sonny Boy," Miss Shelia Mahoney. Part II.-Overture, Miss Edna Sayers; comic song, "_Cucum ber," Mr E...
NORTH RIDING ASSOCIATION V. ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 2 February 1923
NORTH RIDING ASSOCIATION V. ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. Representative teams from the above associations met at Hurstbridge on Monday (A.N .A. Dany), and the game was witnessed by a large crowd of interested spectators. The match commenced shortly after I a.m., and continued till 630 p.m. The North I Riding Association won on the first innings count by 22 runs. W: Laidlay (selected captain of the home team) won the toss from the visiting skipper (G. Birchall) and decided to give the visitors first use of the wicket. The opening batsmen were A. Reeves and G. Coventry, and the bowlers A. Verso and L. Morris, who bowled throughout the innings. Verso commenced with two maiden overs; bowling with the wind, his pace was terrific, and throughout the innings batsmen were ill at ease when facing him. In his third over Reevessnicked one through the slips and was smajtly caught by McKim mie. L Fitzsimons, who did not shape with any confidence, fell a victim to Verso, being caught close in by ...