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CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
CHURCH NEWS. 4-.--- Empire Day falls this year on Sunday, which is also Ascension Sunday. The iRev. E. O. Knee will preach at the two Preston Methodist churches, and will deal with four remarkable incidents of May 21, viz., Our Empire, The spacious times of Queen Victoria, John Wesley's spiritual birthday and the Saviour's ascension and coronation. All Saints' church of England, Preston, will hold a floral fair at the shire hall on October 8, 9, and 10. The Rev. Alexander J. Stewart, of Beaufort, will preach at both services at the Preston Presbyterian church to morrow. The morning service at the Congrega tional Church will be conducted by the Rev. G. J. Williams, of the London Mis sionary Society. Mr. Williams is the Australasian manager, and is a pulpit orator. The pastor, at the evening ser vice, will speak principally of No Licence. The Rechabites will be pres ent. A retiring collection will be taken up at both services. The Northcote city council, at its meeting on Monday, cons...
BASEBALL. A GRADE. NORTHCOTE V. EAST MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
BASEBALL. A GRADE. NORTHCOTE V. EAST MELBOURNE This match was played at East Mel bourne, when Northcote scored their first win after some meritorious play. The game was interesting throughout, and at different stages each team held the lead, and it was not until the seventh innings, when Northcote scored 6 runs, that the game was won. Robinson re appeared in the pitcher's box and did well, and his fielding was perfect. As catcher Gibaud did all that was neces sary, and took some good foul flies. Crawley pitched in the last two innings and proved a snag to East's batsmen. He also took two neat flies in the out field. Begg at second base was the star performer with twelve plays without error, and Froebel was a tower of strength at first base. Brown and Bill ings kept up their reputations as out fielders, and each had some good flies to their credit. The batting of the team was good, the runs being scored by Froebel (3), Robinson (2), Bolton (2), Gibaud, Begg, Brown, Crawley and Bailey...
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. Monday, 18th May, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
NORTHGOTE CITY COUNCIL. 0 Monday, 18th May, 1014, Present: His Worship the Mayor (Cr. S. Dennis), and Ora. Johnson, hSLw'nvasch, Hayes, Redmond, O'Don Oll, Ileiderson, Smith, Lees, Plant, Tharratt, Mason, Glanfield. An apology was received on account of Cr, liastings, for unavoidable ab Oe0lCO.- * ' Correspondence. Fronm M. and M. Board of Worab, stating that the Water Supply Coii Initteo will recommend the extension of reticulation pipes to Mr. 8, T'ow's property, Bell street, Preston, under the niusal conditions.-The necessary guarantee to ble given by the Council. From same, stating that committee is not prepared to recommend water extension in Rossmoyno and Gooch streets, Northcote, as the revenue de rivable is insufficient,-Received, From Department of Lands and Sin' voy, per iMr, Mlembrey, ML,.A,, stat ing tiat, re Penders grove Improve. mnlntsu the Minister's recollection of the interview with the Northcote Coincil was that the Council was to reconsider the road and drainage ...
C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
C GRADE. The match between Preston and Haw thorn was played last Saturday on the Preston oval, and as it was the first game played there a fair crowd wit nessed it and seemed to take a deep in. terest in the many points of the game. The locals proved far superior to the visitors and scored 18 runs to 1. Blun dell pitched in his best style and had all the strikers thinking. Gillies caught well as usual, but his throwing to second, at times, was a bit strong. Westmore land, on 1st base, played his usual safe game. The batting of Preston was again commented upon. Geo. Sykes played for the first time with Preston and hit a home run and also two other runs. P. Howes also hit a home run. Mr. Martin umpired and W. Dickens acted as foul line umpire. Scores Preston-3, 5, 0, 7, 2, 1-18 Hawthorn-0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 01. To-day Preston play Northcote on the Preston oval, and as neither team has been beaten this season a good game should be looked for. Preston will have their gold and blue uniform for...
POULTRY THIEF CONVICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
POULTRY THIEF CONVICTED, Alfred John Bennett pleaded guilty at the Northcote Court on Monday to two charges of having stolen fowls on April 25. Mr. A. E. Jones appeared for Bennett. Constable J. Wise stated that a 1 a.m. on April 26 he observed Bennett crawling over the back fence of Mr. G. Phillips's premises at Thornbury. Bennett entered the fowlhouse, and he was hurriedly making his escape when wit ness called on him to "Stopl" As Ben. nett continued running, witness fired over his head. The report of the revolver brought Bennett to a stand. still. Mr. Jones.-Don't you think that Bennett is a bit simple? Witness.-If he is, there is a method in his madness, for on the night of the fowl-stealing he was wearing "sneak ers.?' The Bench sentenced Bennett to three months (cumulative) on each charge, the sentence to be suspended on his finding two £20 sureties for his good behaviour for 12 months. Mr. Jones made an earnest appeal on behalf of Bennett, who, he said, was not a criminal, b...
The Northcote Austin Hospital Effort. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
The Northoote Austin Hospital Effort. The final meeting of the committee of the entertainments held recently in con nection with the Druids Gala and in aid of the Austin Hospital was held on Wednesday evening. The secretary submitted balance-sheet, showing re ceipts £195, made up as follows: Ticket sales, £183; donations, £4; Pen. der's Grove Association, £5; Royals club,. £3; total, £195, The expenses, which were kept down as low as possible, amounted to £50, thus leaving a balance in hand of £145, which is the most yet obtained by the local committee, and was considered very satisfactory. The mayoress, secretary, Mrs. Key, Mr, Adlington and Mr. Findlay, were nomin ated as Life Governors to the Austin Hospital, and votes of thanks were passed to the mayor and mayoress (Cr. and Mrs. Denpis) and to the secretary.
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE, "London by Day and Night" proved an enormous attraction at this popular house of entertainment for the first three nights of the week. Great in terest attaches naturally here in Aus tralia to the monument of the Metropolis and from start to finish the huge audi ences followed keenly. every single scene and the film was an unqualified success. The stars now showing are of exceptional interest. The Vitagraph railway drama, "The Wreck," in which two trains are seen rushing headlong at each other, takes pride of place, nothing more sensational or effective could possibly be imagined than this picture. A pathetic Irish drama "The Wearing of the Green" is also worthy of .special mention. They will be screened at the matinee'tpday at 2.30, and for the last time to.night. The attraction com mencing Monday next "Out on the Deep" is a magnificent Nordisk produc tion, it is a fine story, splendidly enacted and remarkably realistic, whilst a chase along the sands in which a m...
Preston A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
Preston A,NA. 'lhi abov'e branch held its usual mIeot. ing ill thie lBiai(lford Hall, Mr. lhiutly in thi cl'hoil'. Advice \\was rlI 'ivtl fronm Mttroptolitan commitittc that Prestoln would Ilit'et thLt winnesl' of the North Melbourite and Elste t'l\icl tt eamns do bitet. (Colturg Ihtanchl encloseed cotnpli imeltaity tikeit to the lortsititnt. OLne Ilow Imiimbiitl"r \was ])rolpose.l, A coiillit tIL was ll1lpinttl.io nct With Northcote 1in iii'itllgmlg a visit to tite Mtrol)olitan lire Irigtade stationi. Messrs. Maltzahn tnld l)ywer sulmiiiitted the mut. coninit Itt, roti , wtbh was it lengh ty one. Nomitlatiolts of allictrs evoked imtulcih compll)cLitioll, Ilnll'y ivery otlice beilig coniltestdl, alnd io fwel' tlliin six stiand. ing for etioiic oitatl COmmittloiiett, At niext Inmetihig election of olliers takces place,
W.C.T.U., Northcote Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
W.C.T,U , Northoote Braioh. A drawing-room meeting was held in connection with the first anniversary of the above in the Church of Christ, High street, on Tuesday last, when over sixty ladies were present. Mrs. Tevin, president of the North Carlton branch, presided. The following officers were elected for the ensuing twelve months:-President, Mrs. B. E. John son; treasurer, Mrs. J. Grant; secretary, Mrs. E. T. Brown. Mrs. F. G. Smith was appointed supt. of D.R. meeting, Mrs. Stephens supt. of W,R. signal, and Mrs, Membroy absentee and sick visitor. Mr. Day, minister of the Church of Christ,. spoke of the great work the W.C.T.U. was accomplishing, and urged all women present, if not mem bers, to join and hellr, and so strengthen the cause. After a nice solo rendered by Miss Thomas, the State President, Mrs. C. Downing, addressed the meet ing in her usual able manner, and said that members would feel greatly en couraged by the temperance report given at the Presbyterian General As sem...
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 18TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
EPPINO SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 18TH MAY. Present:-Crs. Dea (president), Mc Coy, Wuchatsch, Browne, McCormack and Goss, CORRESPONDENCE. From Public Health Department re ferring to the risk of contamination to pies, cakes, etc., exposed on the outside of glass cases, or counters in shops. Received. From Dunn and Son, analysts to the Shire of Epping, stating that they had not received any samples of food for analytical examination for the quarter ended March 31st, 1913.-Received. From El'ucation Department asking what action the council intended taking in connection with Empire Day celebra tions.-Cr. Brcwre moved that the mat le- be lef ili the hands of the president to c)-operate with the local school teachers. Cr. McCoy seconded.-Car ried, From E. Lock, shire secretary, New ham and Woodend, forwarding resolu tion passed at their last meeting: "That this council believing that the powers vested in the Country Roads Board, by virtue of the Country Roads Act, are proving to be detrimenta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
A NURSE'S AGONISING PILES. ZAM-BUK PEIRFECTLY CUIEti.4S. Surely no stronger proof of Zam-Iluk's power to end the most distressing cUses of piles need, be quoted than the story of Mrs, H. Neaves, the well-known nurse of 12 Poplar street, Surrey Hills, Syd ney, For some time," says Mrs. Neaves, "I was a martyr to blind and bleeding piles which caused awful agony. The inflammation and general congestion made my life a misery. Although I experimented with many so-called rd medies not one of them gave me any ease, Then I commenced with Zam-Buk, which quickly exerted its soothing in fluence, subduing all inflammation and irritation and easing the smarting burn ing pain, By persisting with Zam-Buk I was entirely freed from the terrible piles. "On another occasion boils broke out on my body. Zanm-Buk brought the in flamed lumps to a head, drawiug out' all bad matter, finally healing the sores in a perfect manner. "1 strongly recotmlnend Zam-Buk as an ideal householmdl balm for cuts, burns, ...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
WIT AND HUMOUR. "Tl'eacler has eoon telling us a lot about improper nouns,' said the little girl. "1 don't know what things are coming to," replied the grandmother; "nothing improper was ever taught when I was at school." "H-avo you any turkey hasih?" "No." "Chicken hashP "No." "Corn hoof hashP" "No." "Roast beef hagh,"" "No." "No hash at all?" "Oh, yes l We got plenty of hash, out it ain't thorough-bred I" Urchin (to owner of unsteady horse): "Do you want mn to 'old 'ila, giuv' norF" Owner: "No, thanks; he won't run away." Urchin: "I didn't expect 'iii to run away. I meant to 'old 'ihm so's lie woiuldn't drop !" "I heoar, Pat, that you'ro taking a great fancy for the girls," said an emplloyer to one of his labourIo's. Inu dade, sorP"' queried Pat. "Well, haveo you met your fate yet?" "Shure, (' Smet one of her, fathoer's fate lasl night." Kind lady (to applicant): '' am sure you would learn to love my children." Nurse: "''What wages do you pay.?" Kind lady: "Two pounds a month," 1 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
For Chronic Cheat Complaints, Woods' Groat Peppermint Cure, l16. The ... . Business Man Appreciates Our prompt tailoring ser vice as much as the dis tinctive individuality of every suit we turn out, and our extremely low charges. Our Suits are modelled on the latest London style, Our windows show the latest Summer Suit ings. For Well-Tallored Clothes come to us. TREVENA & SON, THE RELIABLE GENTS' TAILORS 266 Smith Street, Collingwood Phone, Contral ??10, COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Compensation Act 1914 This Act has passed both Houses of Parliament and will shortly become opera tive, Itis obligatory upon every employer of labor (includ ing those employing domes. tic servants) to take out a policy of insurance, and failure to do so renders the employer liable to a penalty of £2 in respect of each uninsured worker, and a further penalty of £1 for every week during which he fails to takeout a policy. Stott & Bastings Have been specially ap. pointed for Northcote, Pres...
Preston A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
Preston A.W.A. The usual fortnightly meeting was held on Monday, llth mst., the presi dent, Mrs. Howard, in the chair, and a fair attendance of members. One new member was elected and welcomed, Nominations for officers were received. After the business a memory competi tion was held and won by Miss Wil on. Next meeting May 25.
FOODS OF THE MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
FOODS OF THE MIND. We are conscious that the food of the body influences the health of t11 mind, as when we say of some un. suitable or Indigestible thing, "It has made me dull of mind, it has made me sad, it has made me irritable, or has In some other way affected my equanimity," But we do not recog alse with like readiness and in the same way the effect of the foods of the mind on the mind and its health; nor is this remarkable, for the body feeds perceptibly, and by one stom. ach alone, while the mind feeds im. perceptibly by five stomachs, by every sense, which is to it a veritable stomach, from and by which it re* ceives its ailment, be that good or bad, and from and by which it Is re newed and from day to day sustained, These foods of the mind entering the mental organisation, the camera nervosa, largely, if not altogether, mould that organisation into set form, according to its quality for moulding, They are so like the touch of the sculptor on the clay, that to a large exten...
More than His Money's Worth. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
More than His Money's Worth. Wife (whose husband had just been knighted): Have you heard from the man who offered to trace our pedi gree? Husband: Yes, he has found out more than enough, Wife: What did you pay him? Husband: Fifty pounds-to hold his tongue! I have heard of men who would die ror a woman, but never of one who would go without his dinner for her. A married woman says the way to be happy with a husband is to learn to be happy without him most of the time. Marriage is like the stage scenery; I looks well from a dittance. Women should have two great atnms n lifo--trying to be beautiful and iucceeding in being pleasant.
JOHN RUDD'S SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
JOHN RUDD'S SECRET. d By C. D. Leslie, To John Rudd, busy at his desk- a he had just returned from a flying a business trip to the Continent-the card of Miss Bertha Heath was brought by his secretary. The mil lonaire read it, wondering who Sihe was, then his eye caught the address in the corner, and his face clouded, as though recalling an unpleasant me. mory; after a long pause he bade Par. ker admit Miss Heath, "I will see her alone," lie added. The interview took place in the mil lionaire's house in Berkeley Square, much of his work being transacted there. A girl entered-a thin, frail figure in black, with frightened eyes and hesitating mien. Mr. Rudd rose and shook hands with curt civility, "I heard in Dresden of my old friend's death. I'm sorry I was unable to return in time for the funeral." "This letter-she wrote it two days before she died," said the girl, timid ly proffering It, He waved her to a seat, opened, and read the following epistle:- "Dear Joln,-I've always pro. mi...
A Good Send-off. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
A Good Send~off. Mr. Newlygilt (to Mrs, N., who is cultivating society): Well, my dear, and how did you get on at the Vere de Vere's? Mrs Newlygilt: Well, they were a little cold and stand-offish at first, I thought, but, oh, so nice when I came away. Dont' try to analyse women; love F them for what they are. Don't pick them to pieces as you would a toy, for you can never put them together again. He whose heart is set entirely on I money.getting cannot be other than sordid. Au Ideal husband usually belongs to some other woman. t
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
LADIES' LETTER. From "Irene," In Melbourne. We often hear of folks being "blue," but have never seen it so nearly ex emplifed as at the Repertory Thea tre ball, where several ladies werd blue from head to foot literally, for they even displayed blue hair, This was the first time in Melbourne that the new dyed wigs have !leen see I in any numbers, and we have not yet quite decided whether we like them or not. uf course, we vre accuse tomed to the coiffure which Is so deep orange in hue that it Is prac tically majenta. We have had a num ber of these of late years, but the new tones are quite a novelty. I can not say they are nearly as becoming as the natural colored hair. The dark moonlight blue is certainl' more becoming than the light saxe tones, and in one or two instances the purple proved really effective, but on the whole these colored wigs can. not be voted a success. Certainly one cannot conceive of anyone going the length of dyeing her own hair, 6ý is but a freak fashion and ...
SYDNEY'S SINFUL SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 23 May 1914
YuNrI'Y a aINI'UL BUNDAY. The Public Morals Committee of the Presbyterian Assembly "Regrets that there is no observable diminution in the volume of the human stream that sets towards recreational resorts on Sunday." On itabbath after Sabbath see them pass the churches by; While Presbyterians lament, let's find the reason why. Though "seventhly" be out of date, and brevity's the aim Of many a modern preacher, still the quality's still the same As when the Reverend John Macduff preached sermons sad and long, And who'd accept a Sunday choir for bunday's boating song? When joys of Sydney Harbor to the Sydney people call, The wonder is that anyone will go to church at all. It may be right; it may be wrong; Persnurkus will not seek To justify the way they spend their holiday per week. .or yet can Peter well condemn the pleasant things they do, For, if the -honest truth be told, gay Peter does 'em too. When he was young he went to church because he had to go, But now he's wise to all the t...