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Social Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 7 December 1917
Social Notes. Again we are called upon to record h deaths of local lads on active he ice abroad. We extend our sin est sympthies to all bereaved ones Stheir great trial. On the rtth April, "somewhere in rane" Private J. Irvine, son of the ate Mand Mrs J. Irvine, Yarra Glen, as killed in action. His friend and anion Cpl. S. Smedluy, so well n in Yerra Glen. has also paid the pr?me snacrifice. Private Victor Carey, son of ex constable J. Carey, of Whittlesea, has also been reported as "killed in action somewhere in France." The late Victor Carey was very popular when living at Whittlesea, and was an excellent athlete. &nbsp; Sergeant E. A, Hubbard, after a engthy war service, has at last paid he supreme penalty. Well known ad extremely popular in and around teefs Creek and Yarra Glen, Ser cant E. A. Hubbard was a favorite. is very interesting letters to this sper were always read with great tertet We hear that MAr and Mrs J. Wilson, Grace Park," near Greensborough late of Hurs...
TEMPERANCE SERVICES AT WHITTLESEA. GAMBLING FOR PATRIOTIC PURPOSES CONDEMNED. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 7 December 1917
TEIMPERANCE SERVICE8 AT WHITTLESEA. GAMBLING FOR PATRIOTIC PURPOSES CONDEMNED. There were good attendances at the Whittlesea Presbytetian Church on Sunday, 25th Nov., when Captain J. &nbsp; E. Jenkins, Chief Ruler of the Recha- bite Order, gave two forceful addresses on aspects of the drink question. Captain Jenkins, who is connected with the Commonwealth Citizen Forces, and the Boy Scout movement, and is also an official of the Victorian Repat- riation Board, is an eloquent speaker, with gifted dramatic powers, and is able to hold his listeners well in hand. His morning subject was "The golden &nbsp; [?]side" and his remarks were directed to the children, who listened most attentively. The evening service was conducted by the minister (Rev. Douglas Bruce). Captain Jenkins' subject was "Modern Ideals." The text of the address was in the Book of Daniel, chapter 3, verse 18, "Be it known unto thee, 0 King, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
This Order was posted on the 20th July, 1915, in the French town Holnon (Aisne). PROCLAMATION "All the workmen and the women and the children fifteen years of age are obliged to work In the" fields every day;, Including Sunday; from 4 o'clock In the morning to 8 o'clock at night (French time). Half an hour's recreation In the morning, an hour at midday and half an hour In the afternoon. Infraction will be punished in the following manner: "1. The lazy workers will be put together into barracks during the harvest, under the inspection of German corporals. After the harvest, the lazy ones will be Imprisoned six months; on the third day the nour Ishment will only consist of bread and water; "2. The lazy women will be exiled to Holnon to work. After the harvest the women will be imprisoned six months; "3. The lazy children will be punished with twenty strokes of the cane. Besides, the commander reserves the right of punishing the lazy workmen with twenty strokes of the cane every day. "...
Germany from the Inside: Ambassador Gerard's Revelation What Will Happen if We Lose the War? [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
Germany from the Inside: Ambassador Gerard's Revelation What Will Happen if We Lose the War ? €..}..:.+" ..; .....-... ******........ *...***.*..*,. *****4,t .. !÷,f. For four years, Including thi period of the war, Sir James Corard was United States Ambassador in Berlin. As the repre sontative of a then neutral country, hj had every facility for observing from the inside, and under the most authoritative cir cumstances, the conditions prevailing in Germany. The follow ing article was written by him as a foleword to his illuminitlve book, " My Four Years in Cermlny." If the followers of the " No " Roinforcements Party are open to oonviction as to the necessity for throwing Into the scale "the last man and the last shilling," Sir James Gerard's warning should have the de sired offeoti ....% -:.. V; ..V: ; .4. ·. ·...-4. ... 4. ? . ...*** "tf****+.***..4. .... . .÷.. . I no1 writing wrhat should lnve been he Inst chapter as the foreword of this ries of articles because I want to bring...
ARTHUR'S CREEK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
ARTHUR'S CBIREK RIFLR CLUB. ThI fltial slhont for' thn asrnnn wno firrl uit SBturdny. 1-1t lit , 14 shot, at 900 ar'lri. Tho War 8 a (.us was won hy E QarIwlP,l"ind thn sungrg-atte by W. Sutherluiid. Th. "ltlchlilson" i"rophy for thel hst handlifoulp nirerlratti .won wun by J. .. ffrry with 726, nodl thli ' GlOss" irilphy for thel rutnutr-up by 8 H-llhiiiis with 722, The rangr muarPpatlli (which woa psid in war st4011,i) wII won Iby J, Joffry, 300 yaidei It Grovulwnoti, 00O yarditl 8. Ihllahisih, 800 yirdsh tid 11. OrGruff, 600 ylrdi, onn thI Merrnda rangr. AlIoglther iovr £8 wta pIhrl in War Rrailip in lmt nliers. Thl OChllenite ShlWll, In hiinllr no follnw momliilirs who left Auttralln oi nadllv aurvice, to lie hilil Iby winner for 12 month., w s won ly A L Bock, On Oitp Dny a minich wna fired IaglnIst Bt, Kilid, 11 mIn a 0ph'i, 0 helt to' ootlllt 7 shlts At 800, 500 aOil 000 , yrtsle, niMl rllllitedi in a win for ihl homle L?ual by 16 polntl,
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
ORIOKIET. On Saturday, Denmb, r .8th, the Diamond Creek Oddiellows'.Oricket Olub played a match against Nnrthcote Preshyterian Cricket Club at ~.ifinnnd Creek. The visitoe hnatte firat and wore diasmissed for. 40 -Diamond Orreko followed on and. inade 53. "The fullowing are the scoren:- N(ORTtICOTi PRE1SSYTER(IA. Groves, c Coveutry, b Edmonds .. 8 Warren, b Idamouds ... 4y Craig, a Coventry, b Edtmonda ... 3" Iiculett, I Etdmnnds 0.. tibaud, b A. Osstray ... 6 Ferguson, b Gosstnay ... 0' M'Oregor, run out . ... 2' Tauner, not out .. 8 Sleglander, h Edmonds , o. Bolle, Sincnlair,,b Edmonds? 6 Brown, b Gosatray :... .. 0 Sundries . .. Bowling-A. toisiray,t o vers; 10 rni 3 wkts ; 3. Edmonds, 10 .over, 27 runs, 6 wktn. DIAMOND CREEK..' J. M'Cnrthy, cand b Craig . 4 A.' Reeves; b Helett .. 0 C. Sinclair, a Uenlett, b Craig ... 5 "A. Onstray; b' Oraig - 8. D. Baldwin, l.b.w.. bCraig'r ... 7 A. Edmonds, b Cag ... 0. Middleton; I.b.w., b Craig . 3 B. IrHddle, c Warrena b Ferguson 10 t. Cov...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
A MINER SAYS For Years He Worked In Wet Grounda Kidney 'Pain and Cerrible ¶ackache. Clemeonts Tonio Cured h le r tte w ear w'Itten fIrm Tubbel ltetlou, VI· Young, N.?.W., Aug. 11111. Mr, Wlse so, the writer, trolty eeOmtecdsl noTa lerl to US t? ld oadichno, bocaue it i. such a powerful derv anod blood pruifer that it couo.tercts the lit-efectt. oe r , rouado seouiemt and te adld air i upe,a tle sy stem. Alter reading ti leatter, eat tenot Taounat od keep healthy : CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "A a mienT for year I worked In wet gtroud, nod new 1 tI tJlltg To me, for I alTeL wih my kI dney ain eno l s and loss of appetit. i "Doctor. in Tonm told ma I ha d Lytdatld, and id oan imelaOn might be necremry. ThBei mdicltn did me no good. I reolvead ihlet It. Iwao an ood upu Iould net watk far, without a spell I tried ald edictie., ?od pills, my Il hak bens mynry a me, nutl I trke ClGmente Tools. The first and second botbt Lhad poor etlfacO, hut the third did. I wl ear ried at the great chage that ...
MERNDA' BRANCH LADY MAYORESS' LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
MERUNDA BRANOCH LADY MAYORESS' LEAGUE. This report inoludes the months of Aucuse, September, and orolber.. Our meetings have heen heIld re gularly, snd.the atteldanceuof embers very good. The district esllation, which wad only talked stout in our last report, has now been piut into tforce; and has resulted in a very satisfactory manner, as will hie seen below, where the Diames of collectors, with amounty collected by thteo, iseLslated; also the work done for three mouths. I wish hero to correct a statelent madII Rd inl nor last report, -via, that members esulb. scribe 2s monthly; it slhould -have been ts fortlightly or 4+ monthly. L. SnAnPt, llon. Seo. District collection for three months : Miss ledycoat ... .. £2 8 0. Mis Jeffrey ... ... I 5 0 Mrs Knox ". ... 8 0 Mrs Mt'ntith ... .. 2 16 0 Mrs lt'Donald. ... 3 2 0 Mrs T.rih ... '.. I 7 0 Nss Jully .. ... 1 3 6 Mrs treighton ... - .. 17 0 Mrs Sharp ... ... 6 10 6 £10 17 0 Members suhscrlptlons and afteranoon tea, £5 t7s Out. Wurk Ip...
REINFORCEMENTS REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN MEETING AT PANTON HILL. ENTHUSIASM FOR "YES" VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
REINFOROE.MENTS REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN MlETING AT PANTON HILL. ENTHUnIASM FOi " YES" VOTE. One of thr m1taL lenthliriaalio meet. ings evr.rheld locally took. place in the Panton Hill Public Hall .on Saurday afternoon last at 3.30 p.m. Alihoulh the time for inotification was very limited and the hour unsuitatle for Oiost people, yet 85 electors attended aiil the entluaiMehr diilnlayed at heo speakera' views was imost marked, every sentiment for ila Governoment proposals being.greeted withllotid applause. The meeting was arranged by Oor. poial W. S. Hatrie, recently leturnpd from France, a strong supporter of the Govertnment proposals. SMr R. C. Harris. was unanimously voted to the chair and briefly intlo. duced each of the three speakers. . Mr Alkemade did not claim to be a political. speaker. He spoke as a loyalist citizen and his - peeh was indeed worthy of the occasion. Or Cuthbertson, Chairman of the South Melbourne Recruiting Oommit. tee, said that the voluntary system nwa not, at ...
STATE SCHOOL No. 1915, BUNDOORA. FLOWER DAY, NOV 24TH, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
STATE SCHOOL No. 1915, BUNDOORA. FLOWER DAY, NOV O4Tin, 1917. (By AIIRNDA.) On the above date a most successful gathering was held at the above school, suceessful from every standpoint; flnancially, an amount of £27 10l nett being raised in aid of our patriotic funds. About 4 p.m. the proceedings were opened by Or Walter Thomas, J.P., Chairman of the School Com. amittee, in the presence of a large number of the residents and children of the district. Those present were very pleased at their Chairman coming so far to open the show. Mr Thomas, in his opening address, said it was always a pleasure for him to attend the schools to do what he could for them. He was now in his fortieth year as Chairman and Oorroespndent to 8.8. 1915, and his father had filled a like position for many years before him. Underlying the elements of the pleasure he had in attending meetings in connection with the schools there was a feeling of sadness owing to the many deaths of old schoolboys of ear district ...
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, 11TH DECEMBER. (Before Philip Cohen, Esq, P.M., and Messrs Alston and Gilsenan, J.'s.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
ELTHAM COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, llT! DOcMBnSR, (Before Philip Cohen, Eeq, P.M., and Mesars Alston and Gilsenim, J.'sP.) Vaccination Oase.-Oharge against James Rankino adjourned to 8th January. School Cases.-Three charges against Edwin Smith withdrawn. Two charges against Mrs Woodhouse; fined 10s, in default 24 hours onl each. Walter Joyce withdrawn. Collector's license granted to P. Hassett, and carrier's license to Alf. Geo. Atbbott. J. Brooks, Offcer of Heidelberg Shire, proceeded against W. H. Jones, K. Reynolds, M. M'Oonnell, Chas. Bullen, and J. Cookroft for not de. stroying thistles, etc., on their pro perty, All oases were withdrawn ex cept that against Cookroft, who was fined 40a, with £2 2s costs. Ellis Allen was fined 40s, with O1s Gd costs, for not holding licenseo as required by Dairy Supervision Act. The evidence for the prorcution in this case alsowed a very unesatisfactory state of affairs from a sanitary point of view, apart from the neglect to register his ...
BALANCE SHEET. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
BALANCE SHEET. Invalided and Wounded Soldiers' Recep tion at Whittlesea on Nov. 4th, 1917. A RECEIPTS. Balance in Bank - £11 10 3 Subscriptions - 10 11 9 Luncheon 9 6 ale of cake 3 3' £22,14 9 EXPENDITU2. Cooper and Co. £1 8 10 Mitchell Bros. 1 13 1 Mrs. Ovenden - 1 Mrs. Barlow (fruit) 112 0 Mr. Price 7 9 Frolght -a 1 10 InTreasurer's hands 0 12 11 Balance in Bank - 11 10 3 £22 14 0 Audited and found corroot, 3/12/1917, M. H. LOOKWOOD. B, MITCHELL. OR, J, H. OORNFOOT, President JAOIK b'DONALD, Hon. aoo,
WHITTLESEA STATE SCHOOL PATRIOTIC FLOWER CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
WHIITTLESEA STATE SCHOOL. PATIRIOTIO FLOWCER CARNIVAL. The Flower Carnival arranged by the children of the Whittlenea State School for our soldiers was held in the school on Friday evening, 30.b November. There was n good attendance of parents and district residents. The interior of the building looked picturesque with various stalls, in which flBoers and foliage played an important part, the whole reflcting much credit on the teachers and children. Thu proceedings opened with the National Anthem. Or L. W. Clarke (President of the Shire) opened the carnival. He was briefly introduced by Rev. D. Bruce (Chairman of Committee), who stated that Cr tJla, ke had shown that he was interested in all good works of-a patriotic and charitable nature, Or Clarke, who was greeted with applause, spoke highly of the patriotio efforts of of the State Schools in the Whittlesea Shire. He had been informed that the Whittlosea school children had contributed the sum of over £100 to the patriotic funds, ...
[?]DOORA WELCOMES RETURNED SOLDIERS. ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
DOORA WELCOMES ETURNEID SOLDIERS. ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME OSIMR. Janefield Presbyterian Ohurob doors was erowded to the doors urday evening, let inst., to wel home Private Vincent Evans rlvate George Hi*ndry, local men who have recently oome tifIer doing their duty at the Chaplain Oaplain Douglas of Whittlesea, presided. The r of the building was decorated oers and greens, and muoh is due to Mr. W. Brook and ladies of the district for the Seque elffct. The proceedings with the National Anthem, and .lcome took the form of a concert, clh usical items were given by P Ashton (Preston), Misses ,CG,Outherie, Hoak, Mrs Murphy, Maynard, Trotter, Eunian, oue, Irish, and Master y, Miss ?lfKinnon recited patriotic pieces. Accompani. were played by Madame Ashton, 'A'hton, Mliss Irish and Mbiss A The performers, all of aga?se their services gratuitously, loudly applauded. Madame . who possesses a magnificent iscored a splendid success with ·UOge and had to respond to .d recalls. Madame has a most R...
October 28, 1916 An Unforgettable Black Day. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
October 28, 1916 SAn Unforgettable Black Day,. G Ootobor 8. oe1916, was a black day for Australi3. It was a ' tr;umph for the unworthy, the soafish, and the tloac'erous inso our midst. It was a triumph for that insidious propagand thsat j had bern activoly at work in overy Allied country since 1150 war began. It wls a triumph tor + those reckliss extremists tlnt $ had ayptuled the Lobour organl 4 sations, and for those that stood Sbehind tltom, under wflose direc Stion, indeed, they lied sc'oeiod to enter and capturo tlhea citndels of Labour. Tie d(Iot of tD1 re ferenrslun by a narrow mljoritY of n3.000 in a totli vote of 2..na non on Ontohnr 19. w'vs hailed byhv Grnany nd theo one 0 mine of Britain evo'y vhern wits'5 ovullatlon. Our troops in the trancaes ware t uncivt by thie enemy I " Austr'l-ns, your .o.nrirl a hnve dclsr'ol vu " TiO dePfot w'. Internroete'll by t'4os in ilstrall tis t Ilis I'd le the " Anti " camnsign ps proof that Iisirelii w'vs war w4 ery. p. d tlr t thrir cm...
Australian Nation A SMALL PEOPLE, OF A GREAT RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser and Diamond Creek Valley Advocate — 14 December 1917
*G++6444++++ G++ ++++++++++ SAustralian Nation A SMALL PEOPLE, OF A CREAT RACE. The deoidlng factor In this war will be the spirit of the people. War fought on such a vast scale, involv;ng so many millions of people, can never be finally decided by physical force alone. The moral courage of tae race, the soul of the nation, will be the final test. We are proud of this country and of the great race to wh'oe w3 belong. In this hour let us act as becomes 4 free men, sprung from a stock nurtured at the breast of free dom, from men whose fathers stood firm and undaunted when the nations of Europe bowed the knee to the 'conqueror. We are but a small nation. but we come of a great race. Thanks to the Anzacs we have earnod the right to a groet name. Let us do our duty, come what may. Lot us stand shoulder to shoulder with the rest of the great British Em pire, setting an example of calm and resolute courago t'et will Inspire those that are wav^rlný . In Italy and Russla, with fresh . heart ...