The Railway Station ‘Hurstbridge,” shouted the porter, as the electric mail train was brought to a standstill at 9.15 a.m.
Arrangements have been made for construction of motor roads to the Sugarloaf
Peak and the Mason’s Fall and gorge, Kinglake National Park. These, roads will be ready by Easter, and sheds built built as soon as possible.
The usual meeting of the Eltham Shire Council was held on Monday. Present-Crs. A. H. Price, J. Ryan, H.Rutter, H. Hewitt, W. Lorimer, E. J. Andrew, J. Smedley, the shire secretary (Mr. P. J. McMahon), and the engineer (Mr. Ben Johnson).
The president (Cr. Hubbard) being absent, Cr. Price was elected chairman.
Sir, With reference to Mr T. F. Bentley’s letter on Friday, I may point out that the Railways Standing Committee are not now considering a railway to Yea, but how they can find a route which will best serve Kinglake. Mr Bentley is advocating an extension to Yea but once the Kinglake tableland is reached this presents no difficulty.
An entertainment was held in the Kinglake Hall on Friday, September 15, the proceeds of which were in aid of the widow and child of the late Bert McDonald.