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PRESENTATIONS TO Mr. AND MRS. W. B. CAMPBELL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
PRESENTATIONS TO Mr. AN,,D r MI S. W. B. CAMPBELL ' Mrs. Campbell, who was the found 'ation President 'of the' local branch of the Country Women's Association and later wa's President of the Hume Highway Group, was entertained in the Mechanics' Institute on ,Wednes-` day by members of the branch. The hall had been nicely decorated and members from surrounding branches attended. The President of the Branch (Mrs. W. Gale) eulogised the work, Mrs. Campbell had done and-on behalf of the members presented her with a silver sugar;basin inscribed with, the C.W.A. crest.. Members' of the Broadford Branch presented, the guest with a vase.. Members of the local branch, of, the Returned Soldiers' Association enter-. (ained Mr. W. B. Campbell befoi're his. deliartune for Moe. Mr. ,A. 'Jackson, the President, presented the guest with a case of pipes ard a foun tain pien. When the favourite won at Aber deen recently, no one saw it happen. They all were keeping their eyes on the bookies.
SHOW BALL A SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
SHOW BALL A SUCCESS Green and gold was 'the colour scheme adopted for the Whitlesea Agricultural Society's- second annual ball in the Parish Hall lasts Friday night. The hall was delightfully lec" orated and the stage had sheaY,:s ·of hay arranged by Mr. W. Thomas. Music 'was supplied by the. Whit tlesea Mouth Organ Band who Wore their, new uniforms for the first time 'The ladies were dressed in gowns of flame georgette; while the mei wore dinner jackets., Altogether well over 100 dancer:. helped to malke the ball the success it was, and Mr. C. McDonald acted as MA:.;.' The monte carlo dance was won by Mr. F. Benson and Miss Hope. Memr bers .of-.the Icommittee served a very enjoyable 'supper.
RATEPAYERS' LEAGUE MEETS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
SRATEPAYERS' LEAGUEIMEETS The resignatioin of Mir. VW. B .Cainpbelhfrom the Presidency of the ,. Whittlesea ' Ratepayers' and :Resi dents' League was 'accepted .. with deep regret. Mr. A. Gale and Mr. C. McDonald expressed the League's alipreciation 'of the active interest and energy with which Mr. Cama bell had furthered the objects of the League since he had been associated with it. A 'new president will be. elected at the next meeting. After some discussion it.was .de cided to communicate with the Post master General's Department and withdraw the League's application for some subscribers at present at tached to the Yan Yean telephone exchange to be transferred to :the 'Whittlesea exchange. Speakers stated that this matter was one brought 'up by a resident of Yan Yean. The Department had written to thae. League asking for the names of the subscribers who de .sired 'tbe chaIrge, and despite the fact that 'the' League 'had asked that the names be supplied so that they could.. be for...
Whittlesea £8/16/9 FOR COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
:£8/16/9 FOR COMFORTS FUND Undeterred byd heavy .rain, .about GO people asttendch a crazy whist= af terrioon held; by; Mrs. Payne. senior, ,at her.home at Beveridge last Thurs ::'day in aid of the Whittlesea Branch .f the Comforts Fund. The rooms were :delightfully dec .orartdd with dahlias, zinnias, and gieenery, anrd a fire in ,the lounge vwas very welcome. to those coming in out of the cold. Afternoon tea was served, aid af t.erwards jams. arid cakes were dis posed of at a stall. The total of £8/1,6/9 was .raised for the fund, and all present' had: a thoroughly 'enjoyable afternoon; Transport for ,those desiring to at. tend was arranged, and they., were conveyed 'from Whittlesea Post Oflice and back.
DIAMOND CREEK [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
DIAMOND CREEK ' Mr. and Mrs. I. Baylilss of ilForellu Phessant Creek, are enjoyingf'a motor tour through New ,Soutli Wales and Queensland, with them also are Mr. and Mrs. D. J, Toohey and Miss Raye Denereaz. They propose to be away for some weeks. Miss E. Rogers., MI' J. Hobbs nnd, Mr. J. Rogers, all of Melbourrie, wvere the guests of Mrs. Coller at "Phara. moinl" last weel-end.
BAD CONDITION OF BY-ROADS Thousands Of Pounds Needed For Repairs POWER GRADER TO BE HIRED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
BAD CONDITION OF BY-ROADS Thousands Of Pounds Needed For Repairs POWER GRADER TO BE HIRED ' HE bad condition of'the by-roads throughout the Whit tlesea Shire was repeatedly emphasised during discus sions at the.Council meeting this month, when the Coun try Roads Board sought details of Council's requirements for the next financial year in respect to Federal Aid Road grants and ratepayers asked the Council for improvements to certain roads.. A suggestion was made by Councillor Smith that a power grader be hired to carry out repairs and mainten ance work, but Councillor Cliff said the Council should have a grader of its own. The estimated cost of a grader was. said to be about £60, although a smaller on"e could be obtained for £34. The Shire 'Engineer (Mr." Grif fiths) .in response to the C.R.B. letter, submitted'to the council .a list of roads which he'considered needed at tention and the approximate cost of repair work. - The -list is as follows: SFederal Aid Grants. - Advice has be...
HEALTH INSPECTOR'S RFEPORT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
HEALTH INSPECTOR'S RFEPORT In his report to the Council, the health inspector (Mr. McKenzie) stat ed that after making lilvestigations concerning the washing of sanitary pans in. Laurel Street, he was satis fied that the complaint was not justi lied. Councillor McDonald said that com plaints if a similar nature in Walnut Street had been made since the last Council meeting;, he was supported by Councillor Daly. The President' (Councillor 'Iurrey): We cannot do anything unless we have concrete proof; then ' we could prosecute. Our contractor has been doing a very good 'job and I cannot understand why he would want to watsh the lpans in the street, He is only paid on those . washed in the depot. Councillor McDoiald: Months ago we saw evidence of it having been done In the street, but we do not know whether or not it was the con tractor who was responsible. (Council News Continued on Page 6)
Eltham MOTOR CYCLIST INJURED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Eltham MOTOR CYCLIST INJURED Two young residents of Eltham were involved in a motor cycling ac cident last Sunday and resulted in a compound fracture of the leg for one of them. Robert Arthur Finlay, aged 19 years of Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham, had Ray Vernon Wood, aged 17 years as a pillion passenger. They were travelling down Pitt St to wards the Main Road. At the corner Finlay attempted to take a right hand turn, but the cycle slipped from under him on the wet road and crashed. After treatment by Dr. Bradbury, Finlay was removbd to St. Vincent's Hospital..
Diamond Valley Season Opens VICTORIES FOR HOME TEAMS :: MANY NEW PLAYERS Heidelberg's 18 Goals : 1939 Pennant Unfurled [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Diamond Valley Season Opens. VICTORIES FOR HOME TEAMS :: MANY NEW PLAYERS Heidelberg's 18 Goals : 1939 Pennant Unfurled VICTORIES for the three home teams resulted from the opening day of the Diamond Valley Association's 1940 season last Saturday. A feature of all the matches was the number of new players who made their debut. The Epping v. Diamond Valley Juniors S - .fixture appeared the most important because the pennant won by Epping club last season was unfurled by the president of the Club (Mr. Bunting). SConsiderable improvement in the Diamond Valley Junior team: was evidenced by the small margin by which-they were defeated by last year's premiers. At Greensborough the locals staged a brilliant burst of goals in the second quarter against Eltham, giving them a comfortable lead which they held to the end. Heidelberg were too good in all departments for the Mont morency team and defeated the visitors by 18 goals to 4. PREMIERSHIP POINTS P. W. L. Pts. Heidelberg 1 1 0 4 Greenabor...
BOARD OF WORKS CHAIRMAN Visit To Whittlesea Council BETTER UNDERSTANDING SOUGHT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
BOARD OF WORKS CHAIRMAN Visit To Whittlesea Council BETTER UNDERSTANDING SOUGHT CLOSER co-operation between the Melbourne and Metro politan Board of Works and the municipal councils is being sought by the new chairman of the Board (Mr. J. C. Jessop), and to this end he is making a visit to each Coun cil. On Wednesday Mr. Jessop attended the meeting of Whittlesea Council, and next Monday he will be present at the Eltham Council meeting. Referring to the fact that Whittlesea Council was not represented on the Board, Mr. Jessop said that this was not the Board's fault, but was caused by the inflexibility 1 of its Constitution which had been fixed by Parliament many years ago. Endeavours to have this adjusted had been made, so far without success, but another move was being arranged to endeavour to get Parliament to agree to a re-arrangement of the allocation of seats on the Board to remove the anomaly of some councils having multiple representation and others having none. The President...
TENNIS WHITTLESEA DISTRICT TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
TENNIS WHITTLESEA DISTRICT TOURNAMENT Whittlesea District Association be gan a tournament on Mernda and Yan Yean courts last Saturday and will continue for the next few weeks. The singles were conducted last week, and these did not reach the Jemi-final stages. To-morrow the singles will be brought to semi-finals and the ladies' and gents' doubles will begin. When they are complet ed, the mixed doubles will be held. All the final matches will be held on a date to be fixed. RETOJRNED SOLDIERS' TENNIS The Returned Soldiers annual ten nis championhsip was played on the Panton Hill courts last Saturday, May 4. Several intending compet itors, owing to uncertain weather outlook did not attend. The field thus being reduced, the tournament was completed about 5.30 p.m. in fading light. The final was played between A. H. Beaton and C. T. .Harris, and was keenly contested. Beaton, playing consistently, had a handy lead of 5-2, but Harris, known as the "Old Warhorse" proved to be a stayer and w...
CYCLING WHITTLESEA CYCLING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
C Y CLING ,WHIT.TLESEA CYCLING CLUB, Whittlesea Cycling Club conduct ed a 20-mile road race on Saturday last over ,a course from Whittlesea to South Morang and return. Tne trophy for the race was donated by Councillor O.: Daley of Whittlesea. The winner prioved 'to be L. Mit chell of 2 min. handicap, who had rather a comfortable win from A. ,Beard, off 5 min. Fastest time was secured, by N. Woods with 55 min. 37 sec. L. Roberts, who .had ipreviot(sly won two races was set a rather hard task of . min, arid finished well down the field. A Beard, -'N. Woods, D. McKen drick, A Sparrow and H Lorenz rode well, and it shoulfl not .be long. be= fore they have a-win. On Saturday next J. 'Watts and S. McDonald' the club's scratch riders will compete.: i'n an. open, race at Preston, and :much interest is being taken in ho.wtheyjwill fare in open cempany.