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To the Editor of the "Advocate." [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
To the Editor of the "Advocate." Sir,-In your issue of the 2nd inst. it is stated in connection with the opening of a new street in Sunshine that no one appears to know why the old streets bear the names of English counties.' This matter belongs to the early history of Braybrook and Mel bourne. Melbourne's early days were often marked by sectarian strife, and the old slogans of the Mother Land were sounded around and a few heads cracked occasionally. Three gentle men named Thorpe, Marish and Irish albout 1850 met to form an association, with the view of founding a settle ment where there would be no cause for sectarian strife. Their motto was "No Irish need apply." They soon had numerous applications to join, and it. was decided to purchase a section of land from the Sydney Government at the usual price then of country land-'one pound per acre. After the initial expenses were met each member received one acre for each pound subscribed, and a building allotment in the township to be ...
STREET NAMES To the Editor "Sunshine Advocate." [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
STREET NAMES" To the Editor "Sunshine Advocate." Sir,-Your recent reference to the titles given to the streets in Sunshine compels me to endorse fully what has been already said. My attention has been drawn to a small township sub division which has produced three streets named Dorothy, Una and Alice. I do not know whether these streets are named after some one's estimable daughters- or after some of his prize poultry, and I do not care. I think it more than a passing grievance to have the streets of our thriving town saddled with such titles, lacking entirely in sense or distinction. As those in autho rity appear unconcerned in the matter I suggest that a movement be made to have the local street names recon sidered, and a committee appointed to decide what names shall be altered and what retained. One of Melbourne tho roughfares was altered from Stephen to Exhibition, hence there is ample precedent. I quite agree that native names should be more freely used. Yonrs, &c., A....
To the Editor "Sunshine Advocate." [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
To the Editor "Sunshine .A.dvocate." Sir,--As a supporter of the above club I should like to see the following team take the field before the season closes : -Pyle, Springett, Drennen, M'Donald, Burns, Adderley, M 'Coll, Springctt, Donald, Sherrilf and Grifliths.-Yours, SCO'TTY SOCCERITE. A little moonlight now and then will marry offl the best of men.
Alteration In Train Service [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
Alteration In Train Service On Sunday,. 24th August, the two new island platforms at Spencer Street will be used for traffic. It is intended to complete on the previous Saturday night the new ramp footway across the track now in use. For the first week, however, only one island platform will be utilised, but the following` week both will be in full swing. As a regult of the alteration, a better service is expected. A new time table giv-. Ing a 20-minute service to Sun shine line has already been drawn up, and: will probably come into force next month.
PLANTING IN THE PARK Arbor Day at Braybrook [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
PLANTING IN THE PARK Arbor Day at Braybrook A very pleasant afternoon wias spent at the Braybrook Reser e last Saturday, when quite ai nur: ber of residents and visitors mct to beautify the local reserve. Members of the IBraybrook Pro gress Association had preparcd the ground mnore than a ~nlonth ago, and had the ground vw orlkcd up to a fine tilth, and thus had done everything necessary to give the young trees a gocd start. The President of the As sociation, Mr M. B. Lynch, in outlining the programme for the afternoon, eulogised the effeCLt trees have on the health.of the.., community. One had only to look at long tracts of barrenness: .. to see how lifeless it looked. On Mrs Dempster was placed the honor of planting the first tree. Each of the visiting ladies were in turn also called upon to plant a tree, which in after years may prove its value, not only in beautifying our reserve, but in providing shade in summer tinme. One of the planters inquired if the manurial properties of ...
ST. ALBANS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
ST. ALBANS A nother accident, the second within a few days,. occurred at the St. Al bans railway crossing last Friday afternoon, when a waggon driven by Mr. A. Wilson, of St. Albans, was struck by- an electric train coining into the station. Owing to the pre sence of mind and promptitude of the motorman of the train in pulling up practically dead, what might have been a serious accident was averted. The only damage done was to the waggon, which had its axle badly bent. Tree-planting again took place on the Boundary road last Saturday af ternoon, when a small, but energetic, land of workers turhed up to do their bit. Much thanks are due to Mes dlames McKechnie and Luxford for rlfrcshments for the workers. Miss J. Macrae and Mrs. Stevens held a successful and enjoyable euchre party and dance in aid of their rtall for the school village fete in the hall last Saturday night. The help of a number of people of Sunshine, who turned up so well oni a bad night, was much appreciated by the or...
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
qs RIFLE SHOOTING D-" tc The Sunshine Club competed 'foft'. 'e club trophy at 300 yds on Saturday, 1e when some good scores were registeredl, . 1H. Franks winning with the good score of 48. Scores : H. Franks, 48-7-50 . It. Little, 47-4-50: V. Little, 44-6-50 W. Saville, 44--5--49 H. Patterson, 44-5--549 H. Barnett, 44-4--48 T. Rowans, 42--6-48 A. Gilllespie, 40-8-48 Mr. W. B. Melherall, of McInyre's" Road, Sunshine, has disposed of his property, comprising 76 acres, to the Victorian Sub-divisions Pty. Ltd., at a very satisfactory price. It is intendedi to cut the land up into buildingblockks
DEER PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
DEER PARK. The nmany friends of Mr. F. Foley, junr, who met with a serious accident rjce tly at John Darling and Co.'s flour mill, will be pleased to learn ~at he is now well on the road to recovery. A very successful social evening was hcel in the local hall on Friday last in aid of the Deer Park Football Club. Much credit is due to Mr. C. Wilson and the other members of the commnittee for the very satisfactory manner in which the arrangements were carried out. Now that the football season 'is ended as far as the Deer Park club is concerned it is the intention of the commlittee to shortly call a meeting, with the object of reforming the cric ket club, which Was allowed to lapse last season. There are some good cricketers available, and several pro ujinent business people have already promised their support. It may be interesting to some of the local football club supporters to know that this is the first season in the history of the club that the team ha. not been successful in gai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
Hutchinso n' s Stocktaking Cash Sale Friday, July 18th Note the Address: Hutchinson's Hampshire Road, Sunshine SUNSHINE MOTOR GARAGE LES. LIBBIS, Proprietor CAR FOR HIRE Phone Sunshine 105 REPAIRS. Oils, Benzine, Tyres, etc. Cars Garaged :: Prices Moderate Ford Service Station-Sub-dealer to Gant's Motors for Ford Cars and Trucks Devonshire Road, Sunshine. Open Saturday Afternoon and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Chilblains! Chilblains! Anti-Frost Chilblain Cure. Never fails to remove the severest attack in Three Doses. Quite harmless. May be given to children. External applications are useless. Keith R. McDonald, M.P.S. Pharmaceutical Chemist :: Hampshire Rd., Sunshine (Late A.I.F.) Telephone Sunshine 23 "LIona" Boarding House / ' Mrs. S. A. STOCK, Prop. S Dawson Street, Sunshine Good Meals at All Hours :: Moderate Tariff Clean Beds a Speciality VIVIAN HARRISON TAILOR Hartley House, 270a FlindersStreet, Melbourne Telephone Central 9810 Visits _ Sunshine every Friday Evening wvith a...
CASE OF DISTRESS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
CASE OF DISTRESS The circumstances of the de votion of a widow to her two paralysed sons (one of whom having since died) at Footscray has been given full publicity in the daily press. To augment the fund that is being raised to afford some measure of relief to the widow, a Euchre and Dance will be held in the Shire Hall on Sept. 4th. Mrs. L. Furzer is the or ganiser,i assisted by Mr. Napier. Donations may be forwarded to this office.
FOOTBALL. Sunshine v. Williamstown [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
FOOTBALL , Sunshine v. Williamstown Shine were at home to the sea siders last Saturday. A good close game throughout helped to make the game exciting. The locals missed many opportunities and should have finished up with a greater score. The team com prised the following :-Steven son, Searle, King, More, Hender son, Shorten (2), Day, Masson, Pobjoy, Mitchell, Moore, Steane, M'Pherson, Crick, Taffe, Dobson Soutar. Goal-kickers: Masson (3), Stephenson (2), Crick (2), Steane, Mitchell, Day. M'Pher son and Crick, with Taffe roving, opened the play. The locals wasted no time in getting the leather well forward, and Crick from a free in a handy position sent up one flag. Steane came next with another point. The visitors were now warming up to their work, and with a good exhibition of high marking ac counted for eight points in quick time. King, Henderson and Shorten were kept busy on the back line and played a good de fensive game. The qurt or finished up in favor of the visi tors-Sunshin...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
OBITUARY. General regret was expressed when it became known that Mr Tom Downing, late of Fraser Street, Sunshine, had passed away oh Wednesday morning. Mr Downing has been for a num ber of years an employee of the Sunshine Harvester Works, and for many years an active sup porter of the local cricket club. He was well known in local A.N.A. circles. Mr Downing was always of a very happy, jovial disposition, and his cheerful pre sence will be greatly missed amongst a wide circle of friends. His end no doubt was hastened by the sad knowledge that his daughter Annie had passed away at Beaufort on Monday last. The late Mrs Day was also well known in-Sunshine, and for years a pro minent member of the local Me thodist Church.- She was buried on Wednesday, 13th inst., at Beaufort cemetery. Mr Downing's funeral took place on Friday af ternoon, 15th inst., the service, first at the house, and 'later at: the graveside. - Footscray ceme tery, being conducted by Rev. R. H. Howie, M.A. .
SUNSHINE GOLF CLUB Bacchus Marsh Entertained [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
SUNSHINE GOLF CLUB Bacchus Marsh Entertained 1,ast Saturday a match took )liace tc tween the Bacchus Marsh Golf Club and' the Sunshine Club on the local links re.ulting in a win for Sunshine. The visitors were entertained at afternoon; tea, and afterwards tea was served at Cl.ncy's. A return match will be played at hacchus Marsh on Saturday, August 30th. Following are the results :- SSunshine Bacchus Marsh HIoles Aces Holes Aces llardie 0 ' 0 Swan 1 3 Grant 1 3 M'Lean 0 0 Williams 2 3 Charlton 0 0 Lawson 7 5 J.C. Wills 0 0 H1-ill 1 3 Edwards 0 0 Johnston 6 5 Morton 0 0 Ferguson 0 0 G. Rarnmsay3 3 Nixon 14 5 Ramsay 0 0 31 24 4 6 LADIES Mrs Clinnick 1 3 Mrs Shaw 0 0 ,, Bell 0 0 Miss Symons 3 3 ! MissMatthews0 0 Mrs Swan 2 3 Mrs Williams 0 0 Mi's Charlton 7 5 ,, Thacker 2 3 ,, Ramsay 0 0 ,, Fordham 0 0 Miss Wills 4 4 Miss Ilill sq. Miss Hawkins sq, 3 6 16 15 The following is the draw for the Mixed Foursomes to-day: Kofoed and Miss B. Baxter Hill ,, ,, A. Robinson Roach ,, ,, Matthews A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
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Sunshine United Football Club [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
The usual weekly meeting was held on Tuesday, when the following team was chosen to do duty on Saturday, 16th August, at Sunshine. Goal --- Pyle. Backs--lR. Springett and Fulton. Hal?if backs -- M'l)onald, 1Burns and ::arr. Forwards - Grifliths, Wilson, W. Spring ett, Wooten and Donald. Reserves M'Coll and Sherril's. The club officials are very pleased at the success of the Technical Schools Seuc r Learn. IL looks l)ronlising r the (United next season as a recruiting ground for a junior team. l)isappoinLtment was felt at being defeated at Munce Ponds by 2 to 1, after having nearly all the play. The home team have to thank their goal keeper for the victory. We have four home matches now, and points are badly needed. Up Sunshine United !
SUNSHINE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
SUNJSHiNE TECHNICAL SCHOOL. A L a meeting of the council of the school held on Monday, 11th inst., the principal, Mr G. Bax ter, quoted figures to prove that the school is extending its use fulrness and becoming an inmpor- tant institution, Recently, an evening class in millinery has been established so that the adult ladies have now an opportunity of inaking their own hats under the tuition of a highly skilled in structress. Several assistant teachers have recently been added to the staff and the num ber of teachers is now 23 ; there are 300 students on the roll. The fees collected for the present term by far exceed that of any other term in the history of the school.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
Sunshine Timber Yards HENDERSON & GRAHlAM All kinds Building Material kept inl stock Galvanised and Plain Iron, Hardwood, Oregon, kRed Pine, Flooring, Lining, Weatherboards, Lime andi Cement, Ironmongery and Joinery. Phone Sunshine 'i5. Hampshire Road, close to station Sunshine Palace The Popular Residential Hoome of the Town Excellent Meals & Accommodation A Speciality Every Comfort and Convenience MODERATE CHARGES CARS FOR HIRE Two Large Touring Cars available all hours day or night W. DAVIES, Proprietor Put Clancy's to the Test at the Sunbeam Cafe Hampshire Road For the Choicest Confectionery, Hot Pies, Supper and Cool Drinks always on hand. Tobacco and Cigarettes. Meals a Speciality Geo. GORDON The Leading Ironmonger 161-163 BARKLY STEET, FOOTSCRAY Aluminium Ware, Glassware and Crockery LOCKWOOD'S CUTLERY: Dessert Knives, 9/6 half doz. Table Knives, 10 9 half doz. Bread Knives, 9d. each Enamel Saucepans, 10/6 set of 5 Cartridges. B.B.B. Paint. Tools and Building ...
Sunshine Advocate SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th, 1924 [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
Sunshine Advocate SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th, 1924 Mr. Barrett, Secretary of the Children's Hospital, Carlton, ac knowledges, with thanks th receipt of the sum of £15;151? being proceeds from the Ball held in Sunshine by the Bachelor's Club. Mrs. Aird, who has been ill in hospital with pleurisy is now well on the way to recovery and is convalescing at Brighton. Sunshine will be the scene of work with poured concrete houses within the next few weeks. A contract has been let by the Sunshine Harvester Company for the erection of a number of these structures in the harvester city. Al. ready one poured concrete house has been erected at Brighton, and proved its stability as a livable dwelling. The walls and roof were constructed in a week, and the Savings Bank Commis. sioners, who viewed the work in pro. gress, were very favorably impressed by the achievement. The houses now to be constructed at Sunshine will save money in the matter of maintenance, as they do not require painting or struc. t...
THE FORTUNE HUNTERS PART 12 [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
(All Riights Iteservedt.) +++ THE" ++ + F2U1E HUNTEFQ --÷--- By ESTHER MILLER, Author of "l.iving Lies," "The Beau* tiful ( laimant," "What Was Her Sin "' .iic Love Chase," "The Quicksands of Life," &A. &c, P'Ali' 12. 'Anid you tire so skilful a player that no doubt you deceived them all -male cach one believe in turn that she was the only woman you had. ever lov(d !" She drew her hand away. He said something savagely under his breath. There W as a moment's pause, which he hrolke in the strained voice of pas sion controlled. "May I u:;'c why you think I amnt acting ? It seems rather motiveless, doesn't it ?" "You wintL to be friends, of coulrJe,' she r sprnded, unhesitatingly. "Wh:,---if don't care for vou ?" "Oh, youl do care in a v:way," h' said, "but it. isn't the right way. It Tmati(s you utntollforltahle to live 1i thisi. Yo' :ire not used to being r-- sisted, d.1i is, d. You woul.d like in.i to be yo;r adoring slave, willing i. ptt up v with anything, and to cr...
A Change of Ownership [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
A Change of Ownership No doubt mnany will regret that Mr J. D.. Lawrie is relinquishing his carrying business. This progressIrv business has almost become a part of Sunshine's commercial activities, but the business is to be continued as heretofore, by R. Smith; and the same prompt delivery service will be assured. Mr L.awrie is another illustration of that saying, " Sailors are Jacks of all trades. " Un til coming here he had been to sea since boyhood, and served with distinction in naval service during the war. It is un derstood that he does not contemplate leaving Sunshine, but hopes to start in another line of business locally, of which full particulars will be advertised in due cburse. A Chicago woman shot her husband when he wouldn't go to church. She was going to get him to heaven one way or another.