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Our List off Experts. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
Our list ofltxperts. uFourteen football enthiusiasts were successful in their selection of winners. On the majority of coupons received Brighton were favourites for the game against 1Essendon; whilst Port Mel bourne were :expected to .acount for ,the ganmeo with Williamstown. , This week's winners are: H T. Liniwood, Miasskcll street, Brigh ton. A. Winduss' Willin street, Briglton. M31. Erickson, Male street, Brighton. Mrs. Boyd, William street, Brighton. F. Rourko, Primrose Hill, Brighton. J. Keel yKeys road, JMoorabbm. i. Dllanister, Cole street, Brighton. E. J. Happell," Hoddle street, El sternwick. G. Ahern, Pearson street, Brighton. J. Clapman, Wilsonl street, Bi ighton. G.: White, Nepean road, Moorabbin. J. J. Kelly, South iroad; Brighton North. " A. Stebbing; Hampton street, Brigh: ton. C. Dark, Bent street, Brighton. The next matches for selection are Brighton v.I'Praliran. F ootscray v; Williamnstown; Essendon v. Northcote. North Melbourne v; Hawthorn. Port Melbourne v. Bru...
Caulfield Council. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
Caulfield gOuncil. The Caulfield Council held their meet ing on Tuesday, when Crs. Murphy, Eggleston Hall, Kitchen, Murray, Charles, King, Brookshaw, Tyner and Thomson attended. Delivery, of Letters. The Council recently wrote to: the Postal Department, urging that let ters for East Caulfield posted at Caul field should' be sent to the former: of fice without going throughl Melbourne. The Department replied' that the matter had been referred for report. .. Street Tr'ees.::::': W. T. Ross urged that floett ring guim trees be -planted. in Glen: Eir road, from St.. George's to Orroig roads. It waso pointed out .that the policy" of the Council ~ad been to plant planes. -The application was referred to theo works committee. Minimum Allotniments: . The Anti-Sium Crusado Committeo urged that the Council should pass a resolution requesting the Governnent to bring forward the Local Govern ment Act Amending Bill, which would give Councils power to regulate the size of buildintg allotments. " ...
A Man With An Appetite. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
A Man With An Appetite. Clarke County has alway= becll noted for having a man that could eat mona than any other one man in the United States. His name is Col. Clhancey, and he is now living five or six miles west of Athens. A quarter of mutton barbo cued would hardly furnish a lunch for him. Five pounds of cheese with three pounds of crackers wouldn't tempt hint to throw out his tobacco and take a snack. Twenty-six old fashioned gin gereakes wouldn't whet up his appetite. unt this is not a marker to the new eater lately disco*ered. A peak of Irish po tatoes, with two pounas of salt seems to get him in condition for good break fast. A half bushel of onions have been known to disappear when sittingin front of his store. Spring salad is a favorite pastime, and two bushels would only make him a lunch. Raw potatoes, ground peas, almonds, with an oc casional cocoanut thrown in, strawber ries, onions, cabbage, pIeRles, all serve to make the big eater of AMens realy for business and give h...
Brighton Council. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
Brighton council. T'he. fortnightly meeting of -the Brighton Council on Monday was at tended by the Mayor (Cr. Wilsoi) and Crs. Francis, Strong, Burrows, Hall Grout,- Hanby, Pullman, Alford and Stone. Leave of absence was..granted to Cr.:Cheesoman." " -Mayoral :ilicitations.. Cr. Stoiie oni.atul.ted hlie Miayor oni beigln spared to colebriate his 76th anniiversaryv (Hear, hear.)- As a id he ihd, often heard Cr WVilson spoken :of as a honest, good living( and upright .mnr::and hlsd20 years association With Cr. WVilson-had prioved that to be©cor riectr He hoped thntCai r. Wilson would b?lonig spared to ireresent the ttown:.: ; .T h e M a y o r lb ri efly re s p o n d e d.lo i -'; o l :Pollinig Booths. The Council recentlvs rote to the re= turning -officer for Ilenty, suggesting that additional polling booths should be provided in tho. towr, snd recom nrinded St. Stephen's school'in Coch rane street and the M.lirphy street hall for the North :ward St. Leotnrid's hall for the South ward...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
Telephone 128 Windsor. Only Addres- ;; . O Biunning & Sons, SBRIGH.TON ROAD, ST. KILDA, NOT MELBOURNE. stablished 50 Years. Largest Plant Nurseries in the Com monwealth. 250,000 Plants and 40,000 Roses.': Write for New Catalogues (Post Freel The Nurseries are withii three minutes of the Ripponlea Station and Brighton Road Tram Terminus, HOME HINTS ON * BUILDING.'' BUILD WITHOUT DEPOSI f A -unique opportunity presents it self to the owner of an allotment of and as without any further cash if desired I will build an up-to-date and modern Villa up to 7 rooms, replete withli all conveniences and appintments -repayments as weekly rent, covering interest and principal-the interest re . ucing as each payment is made, and . give you the option to pay off any amount ;ord-::theb.whole,. at any time, 'without- extra interest. Plans, esti i' atOesfree. ::-If you have a deposit, and have land - in view, I will buy same, and erect a home on the same terms. In case of illness or unemploy u...
AMUSING WAR STORY. How a Pursued Federal Made a Balky Mule Quicken His Pace. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
&MUSRNG WAR STORY. How a Pursued Federal Made a Balky Mule Quicken His Pace. Several veterans of the civil were tell ing of their experiences at Iondout, N. Y. One related the following amusing incident; "Our regiment was in camp at Har per's Ferry, and one day a comrade and I secured permission to pay a visit to a farmhouse some distance away, where we knew there was poultry. We rode horses and had some money in our pock ets to purchase what chickens and tur keys we desired, for on this occasion we had made up our minds to forego forag ing, but later on circumstances arose that qutckly made us forget our good resolu tion. A short distance from the farm house was a grass field into, which we turned our horses to graze at will. We then proceeded to the residence on foot, and met the farmer on an old-fashioned porch that ran the whole front of the qiuaint farmhouse. I told him we had come to barter for some chickens and turkeys. This proposition seemed to fire his Southern blo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
ROYAL E'XCIANGE ASSURANCE CORPORATION OF LONDON. Accumulated Fund Exceed £6,000,000. Fire Marine Accident, Workers' Compensation, VICTORIAN BRANCH - 31 QUEEN ST., IELBOUR00NE. J. C. Journeaux, Manager. - DISTRIC. AGENCIES. IIRIG11TON-S. 1'. Simnmonds, Estate :gent, Bay Street. MIDDLE BRIGHTON--Connor-and Alford, Estate Agents, Church Street. ST. KILi)A--Princo and Co., Estate Aents, 3;0 High Street. SANDRINGHA3I--Round and Co.,.Eatate Agents, Melrose Street. CAULFII'LD--llarold Looker and Co., opposite Caulhield ntution. GARDENVALE--Thomson and Collinson, Estate Agents, Gardenvale. BALACLAVA-A. E. Forster, Estate Agent, 206 Carlisle Street. ALL. - . .... NDER ILLET BART LETT GOVERNMENT FAMILY BUTCHE, SUPERVISION. (GLEN HUNTLY ROAD, GLENHUNTLY. Latest Refrigerator at work on the Premises. Green Bone for Poultry Daily. , Poultry;aod Rabbits Always on [land. Carts Daily to Ormond, McKifinon Bentleigh, Brighton, Elsternwick,. East Malvern, Caulfield, Carneigie, Glen :Hunty. and Murrumbe...
HIS PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
HI P FIOTURE. "I hear you went to the art photo grapher's to get your picture taken. How did it come out? "Badly. It looks so much like me everybody says it's hideous."-The Epoch. S AN UNRELIABLB WITrrNeB. Judge-Are you guilty or not guilty 1 Prisoner-Not guilty. Judge (to witness)--How much was the stolen watch worth I Witnes-Your Honor, it was worth $150. Prisoner (taking the watch from his pocket)-That shows that he can't be be lieved. Do you think that watch is worth $150~-[Jewelers' Weekly. A .MAN OF MEANS. Mrs. Stuckup-Is this Mr. Slimpurse you lhIve engaged yourself to a asan of iiaens 1 Sonsible Daughter-Yes, mother. lie men?ns all be says, and that's the sort of a husband I want.--[Now York Weekly. IT AFFECTED TilcEa DIFFERENTLY. "I'm on a strike, and I need bread," said a carpenter to a baker. "'That's odd,"' replied the baker. "When P'm on a strike I never knead bread." A QUESTION OF DEAFNESS. Hunter-Can it be possible that you are getting deaf - Wyckes-Yes; I proposed to...
An Educated Bull. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
An Educated Bull.: General Daniel. Macauley tells "some racy stories about his life at Greytowu, whsre le has been general trafftic mana ger for the NNicaragua Canal Compiny. One relates to an "educated bull." Greytown has one long street. running througlh it and scarcely any. others, so that evserything that goes on in the town may be seen from one end of. it, up or down this street, to the other.i "The killing of cattle for beef,"'says General Macauley, "is done at a killing post in the center of the town. .'The beef cattle are broughtin frqm ranches one, two or three miles away. Sometimes vaqueros bring them in.: A rope is tied to the animal's horns and another to his tail. A vaquero will ride in front holding one rope, and naother vaquero behind hold ing the other. This makes a sort of procession, apd as the animals are all wild and mostly ugly and inclined to make troublebthere is no end of fun in watching this procession go down the street. But the greatest spectacle is ivlied...
"Fascinating Sand." [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
"Fascinating Sand." Heaps of clean sea sani are 1slaced at pulbl:o cost, in,the parks and squares of iurlin, whero the 'German children sport under general supervision of the police. So excellent an example was followed lant year in Boston, where the \lassacuLsettaEmlergency and I[ygienio. Assoc;ation provided seven such play ronunds. Writing of the pleasant out come of the small investment for this and other outdoor recreation in the in tlerst of the city poor, a correspondent of thie Worcester (Mass.) Spy, says: "Th' ladies started the movement, the school-conunittee gave the use of the school-yards, the public contributed the money and reliable motherly women were empnloyed four days in the week to natlronize the little folks. It was a pretty sight to see these children, doomed to spend the summuer in town, playing with slovelsanud pails in the sand Whose fascination was iunending. Others were playing horse with worsted reins. or tossing bean bags, skipping ropes, and playing bal...
Teasing an Alligator. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
. Teasing asn Alligator. .Not long since an alligator was cap tured in a swmunp two miles from Way eross, Ga. Itmeasured seven feet two inches in length, and was placed in tihe fountain basin near the Savannah, Florida and Western railroad depot. This satirian, when first placed in the pool, was very mild and harmless. The railroad boys and others began poking funl and sticks at it, and it has become less gentle. There are several turtles and a small alligator in the fountain. Some of the men have been amusing themselves by throwing the turtles in its capacious mouth. It would crush down upon them, but it failed to make a mash, as it only squeezed down upon the hard shells which encase the terra pins like a coat of mail. It would press down for a while upon them and then, finding that they would not collapse, it would lazily openits month and turning its head to one side, would let the turtle drop out. The other day a young fellow caught the small alligator, which measured two feet ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 July 1914
DEATH. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MILLER.--On 27th June, at Child- ren's Hospital (suddenly), Alexan- der James (Alick), the dearly be- &nbsp; loved second son of William J. and Sarah M. Miller, of 81 Bay street, Brighton, loving brother &nbsp; of May and Eily, and the late Leo. Francis; aged 2 years and 2 months. "A patient little &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; sufferer at rest."—Interred &nbsp; privately Fawkner, 29th ult. BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. The relatives of the late Mr. John Morey desire to thank their many friends for letters, telegrams, and messages during their recent ber- eavement, especially Dr. Joyce &nbsp; and Nurse Wilson for their kind- ness and attention.
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
CHURICH SERVICES. All Souls'. Sandringhamm.-11, Rf. 1ly. 1H J. Norwood, Th.L.; 7, Rev. Ui. F. Goss T h.Schol. Holy Trinity, ]ampton.-ll, Roy. 11. F. Goss. 'Th.Schol.; 7, Rov. ly. HI. J. Norwood, Th.L. St. Agnes', - Bluck Rock.-8 n.m., 11.C.; 11, Mr. J. S. Gawler; 7, lIr. J. Gair. M[ethodist.--rale street-ll, Rov. E. Turner; ,7, Mr. Bond. Bentleigh, Tuc ker road.-11-, Mr. Wonnaceott : 3, Rev. J. T. Butler: 7, Itev. J. T. Butler. Camden--l1, Rev. J. T. Butler; 7, Mlr. Seaton. Miethodist.-New street.-11, Mr. F. E. Richards : 7, Rev. C. W. Atkinson, MIA. Mill Sereet-ll, Ilev. S. Adam son: ;. Mr. A. Williams. Were street -11. Mr. C. T. Chinchen; 7, Mr. J Edsall. Sandrinhamn-11, Mr. G. E. *'ewell; 7. Rev. S. Adamson. Hamp ton-11, IRev. C. W. Atkinson, M.A.; 7. Mr. II. Triege. Gardenvalo-11, fMr. 1, Chancellor: 7, Mr. F. E. Richards. Black Rock Coneroegtional,-11 nnd 7. Rev. Reginald Turner. Church of England.-CCheltenhamn-li, Ir. Ray: 7, Rlev. G. A. Kitchen. Ding -l11.15. H.C.. Rev. G. A....
BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
::lie ;Brightoen; Progress Association' monthly, tleetig was Lpresiddtll ovt?" Iby, M1. ]Cndrick. '. TlheNorth .Ward Associition'asked- for support for?Mr. J.. J .Tasse in connection with the en sain, Ntorth ~'aIrd- letion;, and a resolution :? was carried: endorsing Mr. i'asYe's ilatiform as outlined by the andidate. ? It Was decided that -the' subicriptiou (2/- p?r annum) be made payable. in full in ad\ance, instead of quarterly. Five new members were elected. Mr. Temine reported that Cr. Alford wits desirous of addressing the members. Various speakers ob jected to the presence of hoardings as unsightly . and dungerous iu boister ouls weather- lien in line of the foot path. Alr. Sesi.r, rc'prcsenting the s\orth Wiard Association, invited uian bers to that associattion's monthly lectures.
Progress Leagues BLACK ROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
Progres eautis S BLACK ROCK.: The Black Rock Progress League had a well attended and most enthu eiastic' imeetinsi on Saturday evening last under the elhairmanship of Mr. J. T. D Beck; - ROADWAY TO PIER. A .report of a sub-committee dealing with the proposal.to spend £60 on a roadway from Black Rock to the pier was read anid adopted,-the report be ing. sent on to the council. RAILWAY. Mr: Snon~Sll,- M.C.A., was in atten dance, and gave a resume of all the work that had been done towards ex pediting the building of the electric railwayv to Balcombe road. The pre liminary. work was being carried out bjy the Railways Department, so that whllen the Bill came before the "House in 5 or 6 weeks'' time there need be no delay. - He--hnd they assurance of the Minister on this matter.. NEW SECRETARY.. Mr. . S. SGawler having decided to take up 'his residence in another dis trict, sent in his resignatio n as se retary, 'and Mr.- S. O. Graves, of Bal co?ibe road. was elected to the vac ancy. COU...
Our Band. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
Our Band. .Another fine set of pictures has .been billed for this evening at the Drill Room in connection with the Brighton District Brass Band concerts. The star attraction is a John Bunny Comedy (3.000 feet in length), entitled Pris oner in the Harem. Among the other pictures are :-Withering Roses : Simple Simon and the Pelican: Where there's a Swill there's a Sway: Tweedlmn as an actor : and a host of others. Full orchestral selections will accompany the pictures under Bandmaster Glenn. The hand will play at North Brigh ton station at 7.20, and march to the Drill Ioosm. SOn Wednesday next the band com mittee have arranged for a monster vocal and picture concert at the Drill Room. The proceeds are in aid of the Women's Hospital, and will augment the fund being promoted by the May oress of Brighton, Mrs. T. Wilson. Several leading artists have kindly promised to assist, among whom are Mrs. W. A. Jack, Mrs. J. Entwisle, Miss Ada Russell, Miss Leftley, Mr. James Wade. Mr. JT. Entwisl...
CAULFIELD. SOUTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
- SOuTI WAl.) : A liirge" cdeputation', of :irnesidets ot Gaidenvale Wiiited uipor1n; 'iheW." L: Coopieri on Thliurdy, .I witih a 1e-iiei'. tion .that ie shlould coriseiit : allotC himself ti :libe; .ioiiiinattd T'for thul South WaVil in. lopposItiboi i;'o. GCr: iMirphy. Tl'le depiitationis ?spoiintil.d out tliat .the t'Garderi ivli cidl of the Wanrl had been 'nglectd by'thlie coim cil. : *- . ' : - ' .. . -Mr. Cooper regr'etted thlit h.Ie ~-1us iunable to accede to thelir r?spiest,. as his blusiness ant.presenlt Wiohl not permit him. to devote. his 'time to electioineerini. 'Ie rccognised the dis ;ibiliti;e. inder which the district was lahoiurinii, and thought thant the thne ild arrcived whien they should have a resident representative in the cou.cil. lIe coisideredl that some refojin was needed, for ini travelling round tlhi siiburlbs lie hiod not seen worse roads than in .CauliU.ll. lle was. also of the opinion thaint tlie co;icil's revi nlc waS not bining .xpendedl ini, the mos...
Municipal. BRIGHTON. NORTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
_ Municipal BJIIHTON.r NOIRTIIJWAID. Cr' Stiroiwg friends and ?u pporters are invited to '"meet hini .in the 'tNur uh'. stieet hall next ]Friday evening. Cri Strong's friend.s cclaini that as a youngS ci?neillor of only nine months he has? ?ot 'main inilrorvrints effec ted to roadi.. paths and livhtiseg in the ward.. '.:s resident, lce has also local interesii . aul did what he coiuld in the directioni of hliai tlih proplosel destruator ~i.estioil slnlved, and that matter.was nowv closed - The -question of a resiient enailcer:wns one purely of finaie;, thie precent roads beingino: 'nilication: of failure on ithe pait of the existiin.: sy-sten .: le -had udvo cated the nreinoial f riilol-V bih at' the. least )o sile, cost to the ratepalcner=.
The Longest Cantilever Span. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
The Longest Cantilever Span. , The connection of the Arizon and Cal ifornia wings of the great cantilever" bridge at Needles, Cal., has been made, and the finishing strokes of the woik have been stnick. This grent cantilever bridge is'romark able for having the longest unsupported span of any cantilever bridge in the world; and w.ill be a matter of pride for South ern California: The totad length of the bridge is 600 feet, and the span- is 8300. feet. :Nearly40,000,000 pounds of steel and iron iere used in' its construction, requiring more than 150 cars forits trans portstion: Three men have been-ktilled) and, twenty-flre injured while' engaged in irork on this, grea-t structure.-lsan Francisco Chronicle:.
Elections Henty. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 11 July 1914
Elections f: H'enty. C ol. IA. :. Croach who, is a candi date for selection to 'contestthellen ty elc:tion. in the Liberal-interest, will :address the electors in the Brigh ton :iownllull next Wedinesday even ing at 8. o'clock. The local branch, of the : People's Liberal. Party, are holding a social in the T'own Hall on Thursday, at which addresses will be given by Mr: :Boyd, M.P., - Mr Snowball,? I.L.A., and Mr. S. Manuer, one of the selected Senate candidates. Admission tickets may be obtained from meibers. A :musical progranuie has been arranged,' and re freshments will be handed round at the conclusion llie Iople's. Liberal Part3 are in vitiiig nominations from peraln 'will nag to stand in "the J.iberhl interests for flenty. . " 'el'ie anlltil mceting, of the Brighton" branch of the. \'omena'c 'Natiosal League', took place .in--the. 'Ilownl hall on iTueda, when there was a hiirge attendance of nicinlers. Stiirrin ad dresses on cirrent loltlies were given bi MiB:. J. A. Iloyd and...