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To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
T'o the Editor. Sir,-I am concerned to notice in IYour open columns that our society is held up as a laughing stock to the public, and it is time that some of the respondents were justified or dispror uncontradicted statements of your cor ed. Unfortunatelv. the present colm mittee does not seem at all concerned that the name of their Society should he badgered and ridiculed, but I feel that out of self-respect I can no lon gor remain a member without a small protest. Surely if the present officers can do no better it is time they re signed (as they should do. if they still wish to be honorably thought of as Scots) and left the door open for bet ter and more able men. Let thenm throw off their garb of conceit and bumptiousness and say, 'Come on you other fellows, and if you can do better good luck to you.'-Yours, etc.. A DISGUSTED SCOT.
CYCLING. ROAD RACING SEASON OPENS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
CYCLING. ROAD RACINC SEASON OPENS. On Saturday, the .nd May. the I.C. C.A. held the first race of the season. The race was five miles out and home, comnmencing at the Cycvlists' Hotel. Campbellfield, at I p.m. There wer 83 entries and 70 starters. The ar raangiments were in the hands of the following :-Messrs. . 1 ley wood (rac ing secretary), A. 1. Wills (general secretary), W.. Smith referee). J. Oakes. W. Shelston, H. liosevear, and ,J. Shepherd. .\ strong northerly wind blew, which checked the riders to same extent. The first hbunch commenced at a fast pace. all working together. and looked as it they would keep away, but were caught by the second hunch. At the turniing point, one rider ha-l received his check. and put it in iis knickers, when lie ran into sone rid ers going up. Two of the riders were0 carried to the hospital, .jut, fortunate ly, no limbs were broken. The result of the race was: J. Martin 5 min. -10 sees. hop. .. 1 W. H1. Merton (6 miin. handicap) .. 2 HIT. C'al...
WEDDING BELLS. WATSON—GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
WEDDING BELLS. WATSON-GREEN. The marriage between Mr. Stanley W. Watson, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Anwyll Watson, of "Tara," 45 Rennie street, Moreland, and Miss Agnes Green, of Tinning street, Brunswick, was celebrated at St. Ambrose R.C. Church, Sydney road, Brunswick, on Easter Monday by the Rev. Father O'Connell. The bride was attired in white em broidered voile, with train from the waist trimmed with while. silk roses and orange blossom, which also com posed the trimming on the bodies. The wreath of orange blossom and the veil were lent by an old friend of the bride s mother. A bouquet of white roses and fern tied with white merv. ribbon was carried. Miss Kitty Green, the only brides maid, wore soft white muslin, with satin bolt and ends, powder-blue vel ret hart with tango feather; she also wore a gold neck-chain (the bride's gift) and carried a posy of pink roses with streamers of pink ribbon. The bridegroom wore in his coat a spray of orange blossom worn by his mother at her ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
T'S For the famous AUGUST FOSTER PIANOS. 6 I VSYF D 456 SYNEY ROAD, BRUNSWICK. o. F ANK HARTLEY ESTABLISHED 1885. TeGVs AmRnged RO rGa Hi ad oh MEsTABLISHED 1885. ters d Et.K TERM S. Brunswick's Leading Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician. Organs, Violins, and other Musical Instruments, PhonographsRs, N6*t Etc. c ,ASH.i OlR TERMS. Wear the article while you are paying for it at 1/- per week. . i, Hatter, and Mercer. See his Display. SSydney Road, B liJNSlWIC~i EYESfGT Testl FIFEE eof care. SPECTACES to Order, 5/- Complete. All Kinds of Repairs at Shortest Notice. entionthiser TheOnly Ad ,s-333-335 Sydney Road, Brunswick You Must Know Him. ...... .. .will.receive a Special .. Dic1n . . .. "_... .. . .. . . ...... . .. .. .. .. .. . A BOON IN PIANOS. ORGANS. Phonographs. Music. MARKS BIROS, 33.1-336 SYDNEY IROAD. (Near SMthocdist Clu:mch) And at 870 Sydney Road. Agent for Suttons. Tobacconists and Hairdressers. F. R. UCIETT, FIRST-CLASS AIRDRESSER & TOBACCONIST. For Winter Hair ...
Alleged Illegal Operation. BRUNSWICK MARRIED WOMAN'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
Alleged Illegal Operation. BRUNSWICK 3L~RIlED WOMAN'S DEATH. Anot.her case in which a woman died as a result of an attempt by some un known person to perform an illegal operation was investigated at an in quest, held by the City Coroner (Dr. R. H. Cole) on Saturday. The deceased was Lila Swift. 25, wife of Charles Thomas Swift, tobac co stripper. 22 McFarlane street. Brunswick. She was, according to her husband, in good healtlh when he left home on the morning of 22nd April. In the evening he returned and found that a fortnight's wash had been done, his tea was laidl. the kettle was boiling on the stove. nnd his wife was lying dead upon a sofa. A doctor who was called in said that death was duo to heart faihare. and the police reported to the Coroner accordingly, with the usual addendum that there were 'no suspicious circumstances.' A post. mor tem examination made by Dr. Molli son disclosed that. death was due to shock. resulting from an attempt to perform an illegal operation. The...
Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society, The usual weekly meeting was held in the St. Ambrose Hall, Dawson st.. on Tuesday, May 5th. The President, YIr. A. R. Holbrook. occupied the chair. and there was a very large at tentdane of memherc pres?ent. The s?cretary furnishedl a report re the sCX'i4ty: s annual picnic, held at Grerncshtrough on April 27. the finan cial result of which showed a profit of £1. Considlring the had weather, the resuit of the picnic is very encourag inz. and members expressed the opi nion that. if the picnic were held ear lier in the year n. much larger prt-fit could be nmade. Two nominations for membership were rcx-eived. The scretarv roeminde4d members of the next dancing assembly on May 7. and also of tile a nanul hall. to he held in the Town Hall. Brunswick. on lJune 3. for which Di Gilio's hband has been engaged. and urged on all members to do their utmoqst in advertising it am ongst their friends. The item on' thl syllabus. Skipping Competition. result e...
DUNLOP RELAY TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
DUNNLOP RELAY T'ES T. The Dunlop Relay Test finished with the month of -April. Coburg were lead ing till the middle of April, when a New Zealand team established a lead. Then the Ixion Club (Victorian rider-? wrested the honours front New Zea land, leaving Coburg third. During the last week of April a Sydnty team caume to light, and gained the lead. The order at. the end of April was Sydney .... .... .. .... 1 Ixion Club ........... Tinarn, N.Z. ...... .. .. 3 Canterbury, N.Z. ... .. 4 Coburg Cycling Club .. .. 5 The man who established individual fastest. time was P. O'Shea. who coy ered the 10 miles in 20 minutes some od dseconds. C. Mutton put up a fine ride of 25 minmutes tti sees. The club's second grade team rode the distance under 5 hours. an4t consequently will receive medallions.
LADIES' POLO. STORY OF AN EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
LADIES' POLO. --+ STORY OF AN EXPERIMENT. Once they tried a ladies' polo match at a hill station in India, where Europeans will do anything to dis cover new ways of improving the shining hour. These ladies rode astride. They had borrowed their ponies from their husbands. brothers, and admirers. They were photographcd--it was a happy thought to observe this neces sary formality before instead of after the battle. Then they began. But as they showed no special facility in intro ducing their sticks to the ball, they just continued jostling and walking round each other in the centre of the ground. A pony which must have been getting dizzy by the musical exercise luckily chanced to kick the ball in the direction of a goal, and some of the men sarcastically cried, "Well hit !" Then they held another pow-wow, during which sticks -intermingled like some wonderful "bully-off" in hockey. "Really, Mrs. Robinson." said Mrs. Jones, "are you aware that yourl pony has my stick in his mouth ?"' "Wh...
The Work of the Brunswick Council. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
3runl ICi] au1 Cobur3O Lca)ber. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING.' FRIDAY, MAY S, 1914 The Work of the Bruns wick Council. Quite an un i arrantable attack h1as been made. on the on Brunswicik .council? lors. One .would think that thes? cofin cillors wIere- careless r?sl ctiioe , nt?: glectful of all their- dities;,:- d.: td lilat Brunswick W'ivs. going t.o rapid irifni - and decay. As a niittte of. fact the Br riswick- Council co uidres. most far-:: orably w:With any': of the inetropolitnii co0uncils. Of conrsI.e you 1i ill?n alays's find onio of i- body wlho elatioiu rs for: nlotoriety at aiy a price,; .but ?ini this resspect Brunswiek is no -.o0i'se or:i no boetter than its neighboiuii. s -:TI?:i ork ; done by li:uniciial conucillors i igros year by ye-ar iadt becobcs moes i oe ani iiiore :?riduous as time Irolls olrI: Once, or t?ieei- t, i ek? the Bi truis ick counl- cillors leet uintil: 12 o'elocl4;: in y the ?venling deliberiating diif coi.c :ffalirus Besides. attetnding :imeeting--...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
? · -I~-- '?- - ? : -: -~ .?": '5 " yI:1: . . . . v= . B lock b? ';,t' Cot y,¢/s ',/:i, A .:Z" a"`:. . c -.c~ .;: : ", °`. ý".G?,':: .: ,:.: ''ý R 3tired 3hmin .f Z'? fou?3yligCl M ý ;:ý , , F i '. I 2?. Retredý. i C agýrnu s oE. '`f the cebr C.&lt;ycýý'uld>' Club,-ýý" ' i?` _ ptý -t i =K ý .c,7: ' 'ý ..`"ý ii of` - '"' , _ _ - `:^ .&lt;2,~ý, t".. "t ._ 417 Bloc by on:1~y: jr.: Mr. G. S. 0 'rS Mr.A. Knowles Reie haposofteCbugCcin lh RETI RED CIIAMPION. Mr. G. S. Knowtles (the rider on the reader's left) is a retired champion, who rode at the time 1. R. Munro sprang into fame. He was also for many years a. member of the Coburg' Cycling. Club. He is married: and set tled down, but still takes a, keen miir terest. in cycling. IR. G. S. MIORRIS'S RECORD, 100 Miles Cycle" Trades' Road Race; 1909. Fifth and fasesest time -un der 20 min. Two prizes. 10 Miles I.C.C.A. Road Race. First and fastest time. 10 Miles Maiiden Road Race. First and fartste timne. 'i0 \lilh C. buri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
Professional Column. SINGING. Miss Ethel Browne, .SOPRANO VOCALIST. Teacher of Music, Singing, and Voice Production.. 144 Blyth Street, Brunswick. SINGING. Voice Culture & Production, Careful & Thorough Tuition. Terms Moderate. V. Powell, 81 Albion St., West Brunswick Miss Beatrice Hallam SINGIG and VOiC PRODUCTiiON. PUPIL of Miss Edith Littlewcod and of Madame Emery Gould. TERMS MODERATE. "Waverley," 30 Mayfield Street, COBURG. MISS M. S. PARKHURST, D.M.S.V. A.LC.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examinations. Visits Marks Bros. Moreland School of Music, also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PARKVILLE. Terms Moderate. PIANOFORTE. Miss A. Beatrice Schulte L,T.C.L. Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory. Pupils prepared for Examinations. 'Phone: Brunswick, 332. 131 THE GROVE, COBURG. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VO...
List of Donors to Penal Association Easter Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
List of Donors to Penal As sociation Easter Sports. lMr W. t. P'aui. C,,oiur: Hotel; Mr 13uslh. flurnituro dtah-r. Belhl st.. Co buir?: Mr Warren. baker, Sydney rd., Cobolrg; Ilichards IBros.. grocers, Co- burg; Mr Hickson. hairdresser, Co burg; lIr Tobmin. Village Belle Htel, Coburg; Mlr Walker, outfitter, Sydney, road, Coburg Mr McHaddeni. chem ist, Sydney rd., Coburg; Mi John stone, cycle builder, Sydney rd., Co burg; Mr Foster, Sydney -road Co butrg; Mrs Mcrory, grocer, ,Sydney road. Coburg: Mr Paterson, bootmak er, Sydney road. Coburg; iMr Pickett. Sydney. road, Coburg; I Mr McDoinad, newsagent, Sydney road, Coburg; Mr, J .. McDermott, -confectioner. Sydney road. Coburg;. Mr P. MLcLaren, Cor ner Hotel; Sydney road, Coburg. Rev. Mr. Keith-Forbes, Carlton; Revy Stew-w. art-Byron. . Chaplain P.E.P. Mr Greenwood, wood and coal mecliant., Sydney roadic Coburg;- Mr Braith nwaite. woodd and .cbal- -merchan±, Vi toria street, Cobirg ;: ?-r H:Reogan, Post Office :o0tel; Sydney- roatd, C...
OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
OURSELVES. Representatieves secretaries Iand: press correspondonts of associations;' clubs., societies, committees and other organisations are cordially invited to 'phone or send nu particulars of :the events and affairs happening 'in con nection therewith for publication,: and they will be inserted: :We :also re spectfully invite persons to foriiard us for publication prticulars of ay cornm minercial historical, social or personal items. or relating to. the births, ill nesses, recoveries, deaths- or marriages of local residents or their days "at honme"' "nota at. home,}:' or any other iteims of local:. news;: socidal, personal. or 'otherwise:: Th"e "Brunswick and i;Goburg Lead er"' .is publilihed every; Friday evening at the office' of Blakeley" land Jackson Ptvy Ltd., No: 500': .Sydflei road. Brunswiikic (opposite Hooper's) : tele phone,: Brunsiwick No. -489. AlI classes: of .printing done in the best style "and.: ati imodeirat rates on the premises. Quotationsi given for any clas...
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. UNITY TENT, I.O.R., COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. --4.-- -- UNH1I TENT. I.O.U.. COBIRG. The ordinary meeting of the above tent was helId on Tuesday tevenling last, and was well attended. \fter the husiness had been disposed of a. social was held. An interesting in cidenut was a presentation to Sister Williams of a large handso?nely frau ed group photo. of officers. to imark her retirement forlthe position of sec retary. Presentations were also Illmale to the winner of the gamles at the in (lor picnic held on 7th April. The Sluarterly meeting will he held en 19th 1May, when1. Bro. J. G. 3fembrev,. M,.L.A.. will be present. The attend! anee of all the members is expected on that evening.
Well Served. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
Well Served. A rather amusing incident occur red during the erection of a factory In Lancashire. A new hand, an Irishman, had been taken on as labourer, and the sig nal for mortar was a sharp whistle. Just below the bricklayers, wh o -ert'r taking up the wa!ls, were the jrciners, who happened to bo tixing the floor-joists. One day a happy thought struck ano of them to play a trick on ,'a(ddy. Presently a whistle was gigon, whereupon the now hand filled the hod with mortar and as :ended. When he got to the top the bricklayer said : "I didn't whistle for any mortar." "I thought ye did," said the hod man. "T didn't.. So go down again, and don't bring any moro until vhistlc.'" A few minutes elapsed, ih1en a sharp whistle was heard again. Up vent our friend, and, with an air of certainty, said : *"Sure an' ye whistled this toine?" "I didn't," said the bricklayer. "Then who did whistle ?" angrily iemanded Pat. "'I don't know," said the brick layer, "unless it be them joiner :haps down the...
WHITE MAGIC. WHAT ELECTRICITY IS DOING TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
WHITE MAGIC, ---& --- IWHAT ELECTRf.ICITY IS DOING. To grasp the wx?rntirs of o1 dern electricity is not ani ei matter.t Our mrinds are thrilled wh ien we read how the I',.niius of Marcoii er ,a?!,'es thie fitious "K.OS'" wir-le'ss si- ali to be flashed hrirtdreIs of iiles over the ocean anrd brring liners to the rescue of wrecked a: r?i burnin vessels, But (do we ec'er P stop to, think of the minitr:er in i 'h the mighty genie, "\\'hite Magic,' as electricity has been c lled, which men like Edison, Marconi, IrlI. and Steinmetz have adal!t, id in a thou sa1nd and onle ditlerent ways to pre sent-day needs, is revcl'itionizing homne and inclustrial life ? lines the average inin ever realise that the very nersir-~alers in which he reads the thrilling accounts of the burning of thie Vlturrro and the wreck of the Tlita!nic are made of wcoul-luip and prirted by elec tricity in quite -as mrarvellors a way as that by which messages are sent oxer tihe stras ? P'eople are apt to talk ...
BRUNSWICK BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
zselL~~n,?\\ B~?LRANC'F1;. A.;\.. A 0oo, d attendance mnrkd thle occn -ion ,f thllis societyv meetin. held on the :i3,d ilt.. at "-v-h theieir.?eident. .I. l. ,. Tregtrdh, '' idie. Tho ra~pidly- "inemsr,,ing hembler.hip wn.? indiled to his fiVt. hlit lnetn. e r-, I he inig cordially" weounied by th. cihair man. _\!,. T. J. (;illard? ,'?,?,, ed on bhialf of the branch riftle ftt':ci that the ehalllnge to a mit;a l t .he 10eeal1 Fre,, Gart hne·ri had ben lece-ItetId by thie miiiemlhe-s ani an interesti?. . eon test w:ls expected. Th,, selretar' i 're ported having re,'ived |rimi 3Ir. (. J. -hl, ant . a Iriv te let tel iit i ii nli'h the w-iter stated all was t00,1 with him. It. will he ritintentme,',d by miny that Mr AMluvaney Itft lrunsi,.k folr F.lclad some 18 miiinth.i iuton in th, • ?:rvi('. ,of t~h, Conunawwmit]h Gov,'rn lilelut. Tihi relttit that lilt, st Bii',,nwie.k svho?td had ,t-iicu,','d the, prizt. given unually he th,, ..N.A.. lHmd off Directors for th,' h,.t k,'pt .?'han...
DIAMOND CUTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 8 May 1914
DIAMOND CUTTINrG. The lapidary's art is very ancient. but the method of cutting diamonds Nyith their own dust was scarcely known -before the thirteenth or four teenth century. This discovery was long - attributed to Louis de Ber quem, of Bruges, . who lived in 1746, and it is dtily :within a: short time that new researches have proved that the art of cutting diamonds was known before -that period. It is known, for instance, that -early in the fifteenth century, princes and lords owned and made presents of diamonds, and that there was In Paris, 1407, a diamond-cutter named Herrmann. who had the reputation of being very skilful ,in his~art.. In the Middle Ages, the jewellers alone practised the cutting of pre cious stones; this privilege they pre served without opposition until the. year 1854. when ,some of their mem bers associated themselves with the masters of an old society of crystal cutters, founded in the time, of 't. Louis, and obtained from the for mer a number of workmen swo...