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Wednesday, 24 July, 2019,16:53


On This Day … in 1909

The monthly meeting of the Kinglake Agricultural and Horticultural Society was held on Thursday 28, inst. A highly interesting and instructive paper was read by Mr. J Kerr, sen., the subject being “The Peculiarities of Kinglake Soils.” Afterwards, a discussion took place as to the advisability of dipping all seed potatoes in a solution of

On this day … in 1909

A very pleasing function took place at State School No. 2188, Kinglake, on Tuesday, the 11th inst., it being the distribution of prizes. The school room was prettily decorated by the scholars.

Arbor Day, 1908: Kinglake West Primary School

KINGLAKE WEST On Friday, September 18, 1908 The Evelyn Observer  reported about Arbor Day at Kinglake West Primary School.  ‘Kinglake Correspondent’  For the third year in succession the Kinglake West School has been awarded the Education Department’s first-class certificate for “effectively planted and well kept school grounds.” The agricultural plots have also been favourably commented

KFNC raise funds for injured player

KINGLAKE. On Friday, November 8, 1907 The Evelyn Observer reported about a fundraising concert for an injured footballer. On Wednesday week there was a fine downpour of rain, 115 points being registered. This rain came opportunely and will do an immense amount of good, especially to the late crops. On Sunday there was another general

On this day … in 1906

Bourke-Evelyn Observer, Friday, November 2, 1906, p.6. There was a large attendance of members at the local Debating Club’s meeting on Saturday evening last, the subject for the evening being “Magazine Night.” The editor, (Mr.  Wm McAullife) had a very good paper issued and the contributions from the different members to this paper were thoroughly

Mrs Beale’s accident

KINGLAKE. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. A very painful accident occurred here last week to Mrs Beale, wife of our much respected resident, Mr J. L. Beale, sen., J P. Whilst going about the house, Mrs Beale slipped and fell, with the result that the bone at the wrist was broken. Dr Day, of Whittlesea, was