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Diamond Creek £300 FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Diamond Creek £300 FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE Within the next few months £300 is, to be spent by the Heidelberg City Council on repairs and mainten- ance to roads and footpaths in the Greensborough Ward. The most important improvement &nbsp; will be the bitumen sealing of Yar- rambat Road from the War Memor- ial to past Mr. Stubley's property. This is a work which has been ur- gently needed for some years, and it is anticipated that work will be- gin within the next few weeks. The footpath in the Eltham Road &nbsp; near Mr. Libbis' corner is to be grav - elled and extensions are to be made to two culverts on the main road. WOMEN'S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY, The annual meeting of the Diamond Creek ,Women's Hospital Auxiliary, took place at the Parish Hall on Wed- nesday. Office-bearers elected were-Presi- dent, Mrs. H. Bradley; vice presidents, Mesdames Ward and Hodgetts; hon- orary secretary, Mrs. E. Horbert; hon- orary treasurer, Mrs. A. Edmonds; auditor, Mr. R. Ward. Mrs. Norma...
Mernda Red Cross Branch [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
Mernda Red Cross Branch A 'very 'uccessful functidn in aid of the Melnda Branch of the Red Cross was held In the Mechanics' Hall on .the evenring of Wednesday, May 1. It took the form of. an Australian Tea. The president (Mrs. J. G. Orgill) presided and supported by the hon. secretary (Miss G. Mills) called upon Cr. T. H. Hurrey, Shire President, to our-n the proceedings. In so doing he delivered an inspiring address con sequent on the disquieting news from Norway, and urging all to greater ef forts toi'ards help in every possible' way. He was thanked for his attendance on the motion of Miss J. Thomas, suported by Miss E. Mills. Consider ing the inclement weather there,was a large and representative gathering. Brisk business was done at the several stalls. Games were indulged in by the young people. Stalls were in charge of the follow ing-Produce and sweets, Mrs Linton and Miss. Joan Bayliss; fancy, Mrs. Dann and Mrs. Orgill; cake, the Misses J. and G.-Thomisa. -Guessing- compet iti...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
ENGAGEMENTS T1HE ENGAGEMENT is announced -of Hilda Margaret,' only daughlter of. Mr. "and Mrs. W. Kerwood,1 Haw thorn Road, Rosanna, to Robert, se cond son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Knight of Campbell Street, Colling wood. THAN KS T, the undlersigned, desire to convey .my sincere THANKS to all thosn who so kindly came along and attended to- the picking and packing of my fruit crop during my recent illness. JAMES' GINGLES, Humevale.
EPPING v DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 10 May 1940
EPPING v DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS Epping defeated the visiting Dia- mond Valley Juniors by two goals in the opening game of the season at Thomastown, although they found the Juniors a .vastly improved team. This was particularly noticeable when it is remembered that it Was the first game. The home. team was very sluggish in the first half by contrast with the visitors who weer on their toes right from the bounce to gain the lead of 3-2 to '2-0 in the first quarter. In the second term Epping warmed up a bit but they were still not play ing premiership form. Their de fence line saved many goals, and it was in this department. that their strength lay until the interval, when they had just managed to take the lead by thiee points, the scores be ing: Epping 5-2; Diamond Valley 4-5. During the interval the 1939 pre miership pennant was unfurled by the Club. President:_(Mr. Bunting) in the presence' of a large crowd of supporters and: visitors from other clubs including the President of the ...
Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Red Cr.oss To assist Red Cross Funds' active workers from. 'Queenstown (Mrs.. J. Gray ind Mrs. S. Laity) held a euchre evening at Kaneira, the home of Mrs. J. Gray. Despite the wet evening a large numbei of, friends were present and spent 'a most enjoyable evening. 'IPhe euchre, winners .were Mrs. D. .Slianhun for the ladies and the genitle men's prize went to Mr. C., Steinman. .It was with regret that the Pant6?n Hill branch -of the, Red Cross made this the occasion of a farewell to Mrs. Hayman, and in.expressing their loss of so energetic a worker, they wished her good .health and happiness in her fiuture sphere., A pair. of mulga wood book ends were piesented as a tan gible token of their esteem. This ef fort has rlesulted. in the amount of £.2/4/- being added .to Red Cross funds.
CROYDON MARKET Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
SCROYDON MARKET C?Ottle, Pig, Sheep, Poultry Sales Croydon Market 'Each Monday, 11 a.m. Best Melb: Country Buyers attending. Croydon Fridays-Furniture & Stalls IHealesville Sale 2nd Thurs. in Month. Ytrra Glen Sale Last Wed. in Month. Lilydale Sale Third Wed. in Month. Croydon: Horse Sale Every Monday. Croydon wants every Monday, any quantity Cattle, Pigs, Calves, Vealers, Sheep, Poultry, Horses. Harness, Vehicles, Implements, Furniture, Dairy T'tensils,_ Galy. Iron, Sundries. Top Prices Assured.
CHURCH FUNCTION [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
CHURCH FUNCTION - A lairge gathering assembled in the schoolroom on Saturday evening to attend the social in, aid of the local Chur:ch of Eigland. Building Fund arid to farewell Rev. J. Tempany' Th.L., who has been transferred to the city. All were delighted to see the Mayor of Heidelberg (Councillor. J. Ryan) who madg the presentatioin; a beautifully inscribed unbrella. and Mayoress present.' Rev. A. J.. Banm ford and Messrs A. E. Collins, C. J. Smith.and Sexton spoke in eulogistic' terms of the departing gentleman. Rev. Tempany appropriately replied, and expressed thanks for the gift and regret at his departure. During the evening of .gaines (Mr. C. J., Smith), dancing (Mr. Collins), And singing (Rev. Bamford) various items were ?rendered by Mrs Pepoer; Mrs. C. J. Smith and Mr. G. Miller. Mrs. Miller accomlpanist. ' Proceeds were £21/9/ for Church Fund. Mr. 0. Rupp, was doorman. Miss Alma Collins and Mr. Biuce IIackett were the ninni=ts for community singing and dancine..
PERSONAL DOREEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
PERSONAL DOREEN Mrs. A. E. Kelly 'and Mr. and Mrs Bert Reich:who have been holidaying at "Hillbury" for the past few weeks returned home to Wyuna on Tues day. Mrs. Scanlan, a sister to Mrs. Frank Sharp, returned to Christ church.. New Zealand, on Wednes day. Mrs. Limnher sen:, who has. been staying with .Mrs. Apted of Preston. has returned honie., Mrs. M. 'Stickland of Malvern. was the guest of Mrs. Gordon Creighton last week-end ., NUTFIELD Mrs. Herbert. who has been ill in hospital, is expected to return home this week, although she will go back for treatment later. WHITTLESEA First Constable and Mrs.: Plier are on annual leave; In. their absence, First`,Constable Brady of Coburg is relieving. Mr. Craven. of. tlhe . Royal Mail Hotel, formerly of the 'WVhittlesea Hotel. is criticailly ill and his been taken to hospital. YAN'YEAN Mr. W.. Leslie of Burnside Dairies has returned home after touring northern Victoria during his annual holidays. Mr. Leslie was accompan ied by his fiancee...
Yarrambat SEND-OFF [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Yarrambat SEND-OFF On Monday evening a very large ly attended meeting was held to ar range a fitting send-off to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Craig and family, Mr. Jas. M. Sexton presiding, and Mr. C. J. Smith acting as hon. secretary. The function was arranged for Thursday evening and a record at tendance for a local send-off was achieved. Mr. and Mrs. Craig had resided here for 18 years and were known very well and favourably throughout the district. As post mistress for 13 years, Mrs. Craig gave yeoman service appreciated by all. Mr. Craig was correspondent of the School Committee for about twelve years and was the writer of many popular songs. Mr. A. E. Collins was in charge of the dancing, and Mr. Burleigh (a brother of Mrs. Craig) conducted community singing at the request of the chairman, a gesture by the lat ter of appreciation. Speakers were Rev. A. J. Bamford, Messrs T, Hoare. C. J. Smith, and HIenderson. They all spoke (as did the chairman) of the great loss to the district; of the...
War Savings Certificates Lack Of Public Patriotism Deplored [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
War Savings Certificates Lack Of Public Patriotism Deplored When a discussion relating to the sale of War; Savings Certificates took place in Whittlesea Council. on Wed nesday, councillors criticised the lack of public patriotism in this war as compared with the Great War. In correspondence it wash pointed out that £1 certificates were to be sold .for 16/ and £5 certificates for £4. 'Councillor Cliff said they were a wvonderful investment at these prices. The President agreed and adde,d that -it appeared to be one way in which everyone could assist the Gov ernnent in, the War effort. He said that all councils were being asked to encourage the sale of these' certifi cates. Councillor Orgill moved that it be left in the hands of the President to arrange meetings throughout the Shire to further the sales of War Savings Certificates. Councillor Balharrie suggested that the committees of all organisations ar ranging social functions be asked to assist by permitting someone to ad dress th...
Sheep Sales [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Sheep Sales Macarthur & Macleod Pty Ltd rei ' port:- ... Fat Sheep-At Newmarket' on Tuesday, there were 215 trucks and ..7072 sheep by road (45 trucks more) The: extra sheep were chiefly m:.de up ii' those by road, as the limited number of trucks, supplied by the railvays does not allow of much yar iation. At early: sales fat, sheep were often 1/ easier, but towards the mid-day adjournment the market firmed . to about last week's rates. After lunch this:firmer ;market continued . for some, time, but, towards the end of the sale values were again easier,; the( maket averaging late rates to easier. Includeld in otur sales were:' 108 crossbredl wethers,, on. a/c. Alex. Mathieson "Iona"' Henty, Vic to 30/, .,avg .27/1. 81' I Merino wethers for -Phil Clarke/, "Conldahh View" Condah, to: 27/11, avg. 27/5. 70 crossbred and comeback wethers for J. Fleming, St, A?lbans2, 261; 'vg' 24/8 :79 comeback wethers for E. T. Taylor, Mt. Gambier, S.A.; to 24/6 avg 23/3: • Fat Lambs. - There, w...
Morang Market [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Morang Market Quiney Mawbey" & Co., report having held their usual fortnightly sale in their Morang Yards last Mon day, when a good yarding of all class; es of stock came to hand. Milkers were in demand and values dearer throughout. A. number of well-bred heifers, newly calved, met keen competition, selling to £13/ 12/6, others £13/2/G, £12/10/; £12/ 5/; and many between £9 and' £11. Not many springers yarded, and prices firm. Fat cattle sold freely and values quite equal to Newmarket, whi'st stores and dairy heifers met keen competition at improved rates. I;n the pig section, suckers and slips' were easier, but porkers wete very firm. 80 bobby calves penned and prices dearer, quite a number makingfr9in 21/ to 35/6, with small and second ary sorts from 8/ to 19/.
GREENSBOROUGH GOLF [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
GREENSBOROUGH GOLF Stroke play, 12 holes-41, E. Her bert (11); 45, P. Cooper (24); 47, R. Easton (13); 47, A. Wyatt (13); 51 -;Westhorpe .(22); 53, A. J. Hill (4) ; 53, W. Balsillie (24); 53, G. Gilberg (17); 57, H. Carse (18). ' Associates. - 49, Miss N. Cooper (11); 49,' Miss D. Hill (20); 50 Mrs D. Harris (25) ; 53 Mrs. Wyatt (16); Mrs. French (17); 55,. Mrs. Waldron (1.3); 55 Mrs. Her bert -(16); 58, Miss Ladd (25); 58, Miss Hill (21); 64, Mrs. Hill (22); 70, Mrs. Masoli (20). Mrs. Wyatt won the play-off from Mrs. Mason for the previous week.
THE MARKETS Croydon Report [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
THE MARKETS Croydon Report Croydon Market reports that on Monday there was a large yarding of cattle selling at high figures. Milk ing cows to £14/2/6; heifers £13; stale to £10/5/; springing cows £14; heifers £11/10/; backward £9/10/; yearling heifers £6/5/. poddies to 95/; store cows £7/5/; steers £11/ 10/; prime cows £13; heifers £11/ 7/6; beefy cows £10/15/; choppers £7/10/; crackers to £6. Calves-In great demand. Large vealers £11/10/; small £8/12/6; calves 90/. small 33/; underweights 14/. Pigs - Supply not sufficient for demand. Heavy porkers to 72/; medium 63/; light 50/; killable to 46/; baconers light 85/; boars 56/; chopping sows 80/; springing £5; stores to. 35/; slips 26/. suckers 22/ Sheep- Scarce and very dear. Lambs, woolly 28/9; ewes full mouth 21/3; wethers, 2 tooth, 26/6; store ewes 25/; crackers 14/; rams 26/6. Poultry. - Cockerels 11/; drake lings 11/6; hens 10/; cock chickens 8/9. stags 8/2; chickens 7/3; pullets 9/6; x hens 9/; W. hens 6/1; drakes 8/3; ducks 7...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
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Eltham Shire Offices And Hall COUNCIL DECIDES TO BUILD Loan Of £3,000 To Be Raised [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
Eltham Shire Offices And Hall COUNCIL DECIDES TO BUILD Loan Of £3,000 To Be Raised DESPITE some opposition by Councillors Hewitt and Smedley, Eltham Council decided on Monday \to proceed with the erection of new Municipal Offices and a Hall combined in one unit on a site at the corner of Main Street and Arthur Street. The total cost will not exceed £4,000, and of this sum the Hall Committee will hand over £1,000 on demand and enter into an agreement to maintain the hall and furnishings and to pay to the Council a sum of £100 per year for seven years, when the agreement will be reviewed. When it became necessary to increase the cost of the hall from the original estimate of £1,500 to £2,000 because of in creased building costs, it was suggested that the £100 be paid annually for 10 years. .However, under the Local Government Act the longest period for which such an agreement can be made is seven years. The Shire President (Councillor Braid) gave notice of his intention to move at the...
KINGLAKE v WHITTLESEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
KINGLAKE v WHITTLESEA Whittlsea Football team visited Kinglake on .Saturday last for the opening.match of the season. It'was Whittlesea's first appearance in the Panton Hill Association for some years. Whittlesea were without A. Fun-. ston, L. Watts and L. Mitchell, and their team contained quite a fevi jun iors. However, a very good contest was witnessed between thetwo teams, and it was not until the result of a kick after the. final ,bell that the winners were known. Final scores: Kinglake 4--15; Whittlesea 4-11. -/During the match T. Steege of Whittlesea retired with a sprained ankle. Best players for the winners were J. Upton (who was conspicuous all day), McMahon, R. Collier, M Ryan, C. Spencer and R. Bradford. For Whittlesea D. Winward (who was the best man on the ground), L. and D. Funston, T. Steege (until injured), J. Ovenden, R. Searle, A. Smith, T. Murphy were best. Among the jun iors good work was done by W. Crawford. F. Searle, N. Woods and J. Downie. Whittlesea's team ...
HURSTBRIDGE IN FIRST MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 17 May 1940
HURSTBRIDGE IN FIRST MATCH To-morrow Hurstbridge will meet Kin~slake at home in their first match of the season. Last week a practice match was played and several of the older players, including Klaws, Sutherland and Ford displayed ex cellent form. The younger players showed all the promise which could be expected of them. The team to play in the opening match will be:-H. Butler (c.) W.. Butler (v.c.), P. Burke, E. Forde, A. McKimmie, G. McKimmie, A. Brock, A. Smith, H. Green, L Davis, H. Verso, K. Klaws, D. Hamier, VV. Hamer, J. Horton, W. Saville, J. Saville, P. Pill; 19th F. Scotti Emer gencies, W. Clayton, P. Glennon, C. Payne. Players are asked to be at the ground at 2.30 p.m. Sutherland and= Butler have been appointed captain and vice-captain for the first match only. To-morrow night the club will hold its first dance of the season at Hurst bridge Hall.