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HURSTBRIDGE FINAL PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
HURSTBRIDGE FINAL PRACTICE HIIving the bye to.niorrow in the. Panton Hill Association, Hurstbridge will play a scratch match as their final practice .before meeting King lake on the following Saturday at Hurstbridge. Sixteen player '.turlned out last Saturday and were coached by M. Verso. He was very pleased with the form displayed, particularly 'by the young players. The selectors will be present to morrow to watch the form of both old and new players, and the team will be selected on the following Thursday. On the night of their first mntch, May 18, the club will hold a dance in Hurstbridge Hall.
Panton Hill FIRST FOOTBALL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Panton Hill C FIRST FOOT ALL DANCE Panton Hill Football 'Club's in itial dance for the season was an ex ceptional success last Saturday night. -'This was due in great part to the organisation of the social committee with Mr. K. Donaldson as social sec- th retary. The proceeds amounted to bc approximately £5. The secretary of the club, Mr. N. w McKenzie acted as M.C. and the music ti' was provided by Mr. D. Cracknell and GC Mr. Wildman. So pleased is'the com- m mittee that another functiqn is being fo arranged for next month. le Prize dances were won by Mr. Rancke and partner (monte carlo) A Mr. T. Hayes and partner (lucky N spot), while Mr. J. Carr won a 10/ 01 note and Miss J. Cracknell a 'oat- ls hanger. c' For those who did not dance euchre 0' was. provided, and the prizes were won ff by Miss M. Howard and Mr. R. Palmer d. EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATION Children attending the Panton Hill school are rehearsing songs and recitations for the specials Empire t Day service to be held at the s...
Panton Hill Association WHITTLESEA CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
.Panton Hill Association WHITTLESEA CLUB NOTES A practice match was held on the football oval last week-end between teams captained by L. and D. Funs ton. Midseason form was shown by D. Winward, L. D. and A. Funston and T. Steege, while amongst the recruits good form was shown by J. Ovenden (of whom great things are expected this season), L Watts (he took some splendid marks), and N. Woods (who surprised everyone by hi aood dis play.) L. Mitchell was Lr:. notice able for good work on tl h, back line The club, while not haviing, a great number of players available, shoiuld have a good season. All are keen to start the season off well by having a win at Kinglake to-morrow. R. Downie, who has been one of the outstanding players for the club during the last few years, has been placed on the permanent list at Footscray. Mr. S. A. Gibson has been engaged for transport of troops this season. The club wishes: to acknowledge donations of £1/1/ from Miss Bogle, Messrs L. J. Martin, K. Keilor ...
Government Control Of Apples And Pears GROWERS DISSATISFIED Allegations Against The Board [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Government Control Of Apples And Pears GROWERS DISSATISFIED Allegations Against The Board Unless some assurance is given that the Apple anli Pear Control Board will be abolished and a more favorable scheme introduced; distiict growers will not concentrate on fruit produc tion next year. They claim that the Government's acquisition scheme has made the position untenable.: All ef forts to make a'living would be use less. At the Panton Hill Fruitgrowers' Association's May meeting held on May 2 there was scathing criticism of the Board's methods. It was al leged .that fruit not fit for human consumption was being sold at' fabul ously high prices. That apples in: fected with codlin moth were being disposed of, and that fruit was being packed regardless of spray residue. All regulations that the fruitgrowers were harassed with do not now .appear to exist. Commenting on ,the adverse effect that the scheme had already had on the industry the President (Mr; S. A. Cracknell) said he could not...
Epping Coursing Club [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Epping Coursing Club The annual meeting of, the Epping Coursing OClub was held at the Prince Alfred Hall, Preston, on Friday night. The 'balance sheet,- after making pro vision for stakes and transport, show ed the general account to have a 'alance- of £5/3/4. The club will conduct its. opening meeting at Diggers' Rest on May 12 when good coursing apPears sure. An endeavour is being niade by the club to obtain-the Kyneton Race Course for its annual plumpton meeting to be held later in the year. The election of office-bearers. was as follows:-President; Mr. D. Scott sen; chairman: Mr. L. Devlin; Secret ary, Mr. R. Scott; committee: Messrs A. Brownhill, J. Devlin, F. Whitbourne G.'Bynan, V. Krauser and T. Greel;-i hill. The committee appointed Mmr. A. Brownhill (Judge) Mr. P. Krauser (slipper and depuity judge) and Mr,! G. Bynan (deputy slipper).
PANTON HILL CONFIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
P*ANTON HILL. CONFIDENT So keen are the players practising with Panton Hill and with plenty of young talent offering, that the Pan ton Hill team are confident of vic tory in their first match of the sea son to-morrow against Plenty Rovers who are playing in the Panton Hill Association for the first time. Last Saturday a scratch match was played with A. Glennon and R. Fou bister as captains, and the selectors were given an opportunity of seeing all the contenders for iriclusion in the team at their best. Included in thn-. who showed up to particular advantage were D. Bartlett, the brilliant half-back who won the Barber trophy last year for the most improved player in the side; K. Donaldson on the wing, and R. Archer, S. Harris and H. Whitehead. The enthusiasm of the players has apparently infected the public. and the club is well 'pleased with the support which is being given.
ELTHAM DEFEATED BY GREENSBOROUGH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
ELTHAM DEFEATED BY GREENSBOROUGH Eltham-Butherway (capt.), Blun dell, Brown (2), Bradford, Lawson (2), Ives, Hill, McColl, Crisp. Ed wards, . Scott, LeBrocq, Illingworth. Morrison, Braithwaite, Maxwell; 19th King. Greensborough-F. Carse (capt.) M. Carse) Iredale, Partington,:Car ion, Joules, Mountford (2), O'Con nor, Evans, Phillips. (2), Clinton, Turpin, Barrett (2), -Ventworth, Maud ;--19th Maurer: " :. °:' .Eltham had the advantage of a slighe breeze, but 'Borough was first to score; Edwards, who was strong in defence, turned 'Borough back re peatedly. Bradford paised to Ives who scored first goal for Eltham. :Play was very unsettled for a while until the home team forced the ball through Eltham's defence, but a bad kick went out. Brown, showing good judgnient' kicked to Butherway who with a good pass found Lawsoh who scored full points. 'Borough quickly.:'replied through Mounbford who passed to Carlon for their first goal. Scores: Eltham" 2-4; Greens borough 1-4. . The second te...
ELTHAM NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
ELTHAM NOTES Undisturbed by their defeat in the first match, Eltham players trained solidly on Sunday morning before a good 'crowd of supporters. A splen did spirit 'of comradeship exists among the players, who are keen to extract a maximum of enjoyment from their football. Great interest is being taken in the "Advertiser" Cup, and a canvass of the supporters is being arranged to secure the voting coupons. Eltham Star Returns The most encouraging news of the week in the club is that of the return of Bert Hart. Bert has been a lead ing player of the Northcote Football team for the last two seasons arind at the same time has been coaching the local lads. His decision to sacrifice his position in the Northcote team has. been brought about by his desire to assist his old team with whom he is very popular, many of the players of which are only commencing their football careers. In granting him permission to play, the Northcote Club regretted losing his services, but complimented him on h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
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Research COMBINED CHURCH BALL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Kesearch -COMBINED CHURCH BALL .-----------i. Everything points to a very success ful.night for the Research Combined Churches Annual Ball.' This ball ivill be hIeld in the Research Hall on Friday, May 17. At the final meeting, held last '.Monday, night, all expenses were donated and 'as ticket sellers re ported a steady demand for tickets it was decided to include two Monte Carlo dances during the evening. Prizes: for these were 'also donated. Wieland's 'Band has been engaged, and Mr:. W. ,Allen has kindly consent ed to act' as M.C. Euchre prizes are also very sub stantial and' with supper of the usual high quality, it appears that the ball will be greatly enjoyed. 'This funct ioni has been an annual one. for many years, and Research folk'i aie to be congratulated 'for being able to 'sus taini a combination of such good spirit.
MRS HOOLEY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
MRS HOOLEY - Sincere regret was felt, in Eltham and 'distri'ct at the 'death of Mrs. W. Hooley '(nee Miss Ellen Sweene'y) ra very dear and capable teacher at State Schools in Eltham' and other districts, including the Western Dis trict. The deceased was :one of Na-' ture's ladies, and was a native 'of Eltham having been born in the. historic home, Culla Hill, one of the first settlements on the Yarra. She passed peacefully away on Anzac Day, April 26. The. funeral was the largest and most impressive ever seen ip Eltham, and left St. Mary's Church after a 'requiem mass con ducted by Rev. Father Morrison and Father Hollis. The pall bearers were mostly girlhood friends. De ceased leaves a husband, two brothers Mr. Tom Sweeney of Kew, and Mr. Frank Sweeney of Western Aus tralia and sisters (Mrs.. Lane, of W.A.,' and Mrs. M. Carringham, of Dalton St, Eltham.)
Plenty SAILOR FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Plenty SAILOR FAREWELLED, Mr. and Mrs. Twilley- wish to thank the people of Plenty and their friends from Greensborough for the wonderful social farewell given to their son, Arnold, who is serving in the Royal Australian -Navy, and for the handsome present given to him. last Tuesday evening. They feel that the evening vwas as much a tribute to them as to their son, and were very pleased to see .so many friends. . They desire to.extend their thanks to all who' attended aiid to others who were unable to be pres ent. Much of the success of the even ing was due to the organising com mittee, Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Lowe, Mrs. 'Anderson arid Mr. Upton, who achiaved wonderful re suits in a very short time. Mr. and Mrs. Twilley also. wish to thank MIrs Taneco and family fn, the very: :!nsible preselit given to tir i I u .
MR. AND MRS HAYMAN LEAVE DISTRICT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
MR. AND MRS HAYMAN LEAVE. ;' ISTRICT Last week-end Mr. and Mrs. G. Hayman disposed of the Post Office Store'and left the district to live in Melbourne with their married daugh ter. 'Mrs. Hayman had been in poor health for some considerable time. During their residence at St Afndrews Mr. and Mrs. Hayman took en active interest in the affairs of the district, and before ela'ving were fare welled at an evening held at the home of Mrs. Gray. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hade have taken over the store. They came from Grantville, South Gippsland, with their two children, where they. had the bakery. On Monday when on his why to HIurstbridge with his younger child, Margaret, aged' 3. years, the door of the car opened and she fell out. Drs. Cordner and Boxa'll attended the child, and it was found she had suffered a broken leg and abrasions. She will he treated at home by Dr. DIoxall ,who set the leg in, plaster.
St. Andrews MR. AND MRS. A MULLER FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
St., Andrews -MR. AND. MRS. A MULLER FAREWELLED A very pleasant evening was spent oh Saturday;,May 4 at the home of Isi. and Mrs. -A. C. Muller "Pine Grove" who, having sold their prop erty, are leavipg the district. The evening took the form of a'sur prise party, there being over 40 resi dents present, and the time was spent in playing cards, community singing and games. ' ' A beautiful 8-day' chiming clock was presented by Mr. R. John ohi be half of th6 residents of Queenstown. Mr. Muller thanked everyone for the gift, "and extended a welcome to all to come and -see 'them when settled down in their'new;ho?ne. They pro pose to live at Heidelberg. A very nice supper was provided by the ladies of the district.
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
OB ITUA RY The death of Mr. Thomas T. Gemn mel of "Mt. Carolina" Doreen occur= red on Tuesday evening.. The endt was expected as his health of late was. fast failing. He was' aged 82.' Deceased leaves a Widow and a daugh ter, Mrs. Rice Gemmeli, of Mt. Mag net;,:West Australia. •The late Mr. CGemmell retired from' the polich frorce many years ago. His only othei child,. Roy, died in 1932. -is' eminains wereo placed at rest,;iii;the -\Whittlesea' CO~e tery on Thuxiday.
Greensborough SILVER WEDDING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Greensborough SILVER WEDDING To celebrate the Silver Wedding of Mr. and Mhrs. Roy Franklin, more, than 80 relatives and friends gathered' at the Masonic Hall on Saturday., The hall was beautifully decorated in green and rose. The evening was spent wtih danc ing, apd'items were given by Mr. J. Medhurst anl Miss V. Montford. Mr. J. C. Jessop proposed the toast of- Mr. and Mrs. Franklin, and Mr. Frsanklin responded. Mrs. Franklin cut the cake which was 'made and beautifully decorated by. Mrs. But-: terworth, . Mrs: Franklin chose a gowvn: of black lacquered satin witlh silver stiripes, and. wore it with a three quarter length fur coat. Her daugh ter, Miss Jean Franklin,; wore green georgette with silver sequin motifs on the skirt. and pinned, a' shoulder spray of autumn toned flowers to her frock. Mr. A. Hunt, a brother of Mrs. Franklin acted as. M.C. ?
Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Sheep Sales .Iacarthlur & Macleod 'Pty. Ltd re tort: Fat .Sheep--At Newmarket on Tuesc 'day theie were 188 trucks and 5724 :fat ,sheei by: road' (16 trucks les' than ,last week). Cdmpetition was strong; lievy: sheep were. fully equal to last Sweek, and on occasions a' shade dear er, but .llight sheep were often 1/ to 1/6 aibove recent quotations. Includ ed :in, our sales were: Op) account of Phil Clarke "Coidah View,"' Condah, 44 crossbred wetheirs to 30/1 avg.:30/; A. Cummings, Don ald, 104 Comeback wethers, to 29/7 avg. 28/9; , A. W. Millar, Greenvale, 19 c.rossbred: and comeback ewes to 20/10; Estate G. Bird, Hedley, 23 cross bred -andl comeback ewes at 19/1. Fat Lambs.-Theire were 130 trucks' and 5900 by road (4 trucks more) Cornm petition. was buoyant at values' 1/ to 12/ above recent quotations. Top pride :in this section was 34/10, and many' consignments sold over 30/ per lead. Included in our sales were:- On account of Phil Clarke, "Condah View" dondah, 61 to 32/1 av...
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
' THEE "MARKETS *Croydon Report 'Croydon Market on Monday saw an extra good yarding of all classes of livestock. Milking cows, to 85/10/; heifers, £ 12/2/6; stale to £11/10/; springing cow, £14; lielfer £11/15/; backward £9/5/; yearling heifers, £6/5/; poddies, 90/; ,store cows £q/10/; prime cows £12/10/; heir eys, '£10/5/; beefy cows, £11; ;chop per's;, £7/7/6; crackers, £6; dairy bull, small £7/10/. '"Calves - Big yarding and on the rise.; Large vealers £9/5/; .small £5/10/; calves 68/; small 35/; un derweiglits'to 12/. ' Pigs. -.Selling well. Heavy pork ers to 71/6k medd;62/; light 52/; .killable to 43/; baconers 95/; 'boars 86/: chopping- sows 78/; stores to 33/; slips 27/; suckers 19/6. Sheep. ?- ood yarding for qual it'y :offering. Lambs to,27/6; ewes ..f.m. 22/6; wethers four tooth 28/; stores, cyackers to 12/; ram 23/6. Poultry. - Cockerels 13/; jlrake lings 15/; hens 10/2. cock chickens 10/9; chickens 7/3; x heps 9/8; pul lets 10/; ,W hens . 9/8; 'stags '7/; dira'es 13/: du...