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On this day … in 1937

The Advertiser, Friday, September 24, 1937


At a meeting last week the Footballers Cricket club was re-formed and the following office-bearers were re-elected: President, Mr. F. Thomson; vice-president, Mr. Manchester; Secretary, Mr. Ray Coller; treasurer, Mr. J. Upton; delegates, Messrs K. Bradford and J. Upton; patrons Messrs W. H. Everard, H. A. Davies and Geo. Robertson.

A credit of over £5 was reported. First match, October 2 at Kinglake versus the new Wattle Glen-Kangaroo Ground team.


A nasty accident occurred to Mr Les Exton this week whilst ploughing. He was kicked by a horse, and had his leg broken. He was admitted to St. Vincent’s Hospital.


A dance was held in Kinglake Hall last Saturday night in aid of the Hall funds. Music was supplied by Mr. M. Ryan, Mr. Alan McLaine acting as M.C.

Miss A. McMahon was the winner of the chocolate competition.

A ladies committee to assist with the social side of the cricket club has been formed: President Mrs. A. Thomson; vice-president, Mrs. Harcombe; secretary, Miss A. McMahon; treasurer, Mrs. McMinn.

A dance in aid of the Mothers’ Club funds was held in the Kinglake Hall on Saturday week. Mr. A. McLaine and Miss Cormack won the monte carlo dance. Mr. H-I. McLaine acted as M.C. musice being supplied by Mr. M. Ryan on his piano accordion.

Cricket Club

The Kinglake Cricket club has been re-formed Office-bearers are Mr J McMahon, president; Mr. A McLaine, secretary, Mr James McMahon, treasurer.

1937 ‘KINGLAKE’, Advertiser (Hurstbridge, Vic. : 1922 – 1939), 24 September, p. 4.


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