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Melbourne District Football Association. COBURG V. MELBOURNE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
Melbourne District Football Association. COBURGC V. MELBOURNE DIS TRICT. Ther-e was a large attendance at the mIatlch between C~ihur g and Melbourne District on the Cohurg groind. The weather was perfect and playing ground in good order. it was a well contested Zgame uip to half time, when scores were about equal, but after ihat Cohurg seemed to play all over their olpponents and ran out easy win ner. hy 37 points. The scores were: First Quarter. Cohutrg. 2 goals 1 behinds. Melt). District, 1 Ih1ehind. Second Quarter. Coneg. 3 goals 9 behinds. 3[elib. District.. 3 ioals 1 behind. Third Quarter. Coburg. 6 goals 12 behlinds. 3Melb. Districit. 1 goals 2 behinds. Final Scores. Cohlur . 7 goals '21 hehlindls. 3[elh. District.. -1 goals 2 behinds. Goal kickers for Coburg were:-W. Martill (2) . Woolncott. J. Connole, D. Gilbert. (;. Marsh. C. Butcher. Best players for C'oburg: J. Con nole, T. Huntington. B. Chapman, G. Marsh, D. Gilbert. J. O'Halloran, A. .J. Conly,. J. Huntington J. Lee, ...
Opening up of West Brunswick. NOTES AT TUESDAY'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
Opening up of West Erunswick. NOTES AT TUESI)AY'S METIIN(;. The meeting in the Victoria street hall, West Brunswick, to agitate for, improved methods of conmmunication with the Cit. of Melbourne. w:,.; cri,,owded and reflected the highest cre dit on the promoters. Mr. Dowshlc. .T•L., made a capital chairman. II, neither spoke too much or too little, which\i all chairmen don't do. Mr. TuttV Was the first speaker. kic was brief but to the point.. As score tars to theli Moone( Vale Asioeiation, hie has done good work. As a letter writer he is hard to be'it. Mr. Tutty covered the ground well. -M?. Tutts. who followed. Was some whatt nervous and soulewlhat icky, but he rinnsle his points alright., Some huiiour was in fused into the lare -gao thei'in, by Mr. Cheers. HIe 'as like the tea-cup of Cowper's, which cheers but not imn briates. Mir. Donoran was rouigh en thte councillors of Brunswick. and h1, pointedly referred to the two presl,?'lt. Crs. Allai-rd and Hickford. who ha:ve always c...
Sydney Road Land Values [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
Sydney Road Land Values Quite a -:r 1:.. nucl i. Brun: wick when it o-i annut'c,, inx the 1 i.t is -iue l tO the "runx-xx ic1 and Cobunrg Leader" lhat 1r. Ricixh hait sold h]i&lt; lpremi-es at the corner eit Syduny road and Balxarat street ,ori IT per loot to Mr. John Careyi who ha.s prhaps built more extensiv ely durin. tihe lns? few years than antone in PBrunra i,'. not even excludini the rd.u ibtat 1 "le Mr John Warne. Land ind shops on the ydney road aire now h,'inb: .ught af ter. il Novemt le'- 'ti- *ix hllotmi,.n s* Iiof i) feet oeach on Sydney r.ad, op posite Stew art street, we-x x.- ,i for 2.- a1d .£22 per foot,. Mr. Datl cre-t ed a butclher's shlop oni tthe, allotment he purchaseiid, and a, a? onishd at the greant Ibu.iness h, immu dotnly commncl~led. Sqo satiede,.d uns h?" that during tho last week he pirch,-, the two adjoining allot-inints at £30 per foot. Within the next t.wo -.-11r' this land will he worth li0 peli fxot. The Fourth Victoria BUilding $c?.iet y, ...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. The "Electrical Times," reported, when the "Oceana" foundered some time back, that a number of cases of Mazda lamps, consigned to Bombay Town Hall, went to the bottom. The report concluded by saying that, "dredging- operations are proceeding, and we have not the slightest doubt, that in the event of one of the boxes coming up, its contents would be found in tact." The sequel to this (vide the "Elec trical Times" six months later) is in teresting: In a paragraph headed, "A prophecy justified," they state that of 100 Mazda lamps recovered, only 4 per cent. - were in any way damaged-the remaining 95 per cent. being in perfect condition. This is yet another proof that Mazdas are mechanically strong, and will withstand rough usage.
Football Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
Football Jottings. O Gco. Sn'ift gave 'Wicks thIe best gaame on iSaturday. his marilng and kicking being of the first order. o "'Dicky" O'Connor is in wonderful form. Opposing wingmen Iheware of the swoallow. If Hlarker continues soaring so high he will he : greiat opponent of Hawker -the acro. man. MicLeoId1 is without doubt. one of tie best half-banceks in the game. Why Es; sendon League parted with him is a mystery. Gibson would greatly imiprove hi play if he picked out a man occasrio?l ally. ?irun-o was not as piromllinent as us ual on Saturday, hut will be busy look. ing for scalps at Toorak Park. Topham will develop into a fine for ward. His gamno against Ports rwas a finle perfornlanice. Sullivan is a star artist. What non dlerful form he is in at present. Suil lv's the man with a unt. Sid. Price is the team's sleight ot hand performier. His funy tiurn fair ly demoralises opposing sides.
BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
BASEBALL. A match bet.ween Brunswick and S. M(elhourne, in the B Grade, took place last Saturdlay when the local team were dlefeated, tho scores heing:-Sth. Melbourne, 7; Bruiswick. 1. The inlllO was evenly contested. and the vicwtory was a narrow one. The locail tian !)layvd well, and are improving every match.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 22 May 1914
Ghe L ocal Paper EI.C . 3rnr1h3tic; rnin C[burg Blakeley & Jackson Proprietary Limited, NEWS PAPER AND PRINTING OFFICE] 00 SYDNEY ROAD, (Right Opposite Hoopers). THE most up-to-date Printery outside of Melbourne #, Z'he Latest and Most Modern Artistic Types, Borders and #a Choice Designs Send Your job Printing to Blakeey & Jacks-on Proprietary Limited. ihe Printers, 500 Sydney Road, Brunswick COBURG, AUCTION SALE. Administrators Sale, closing the Estate \ of M1ary Ann Johnston deceased. Saturday May 23rd. On the ground at 3 o'clock Shackell Street. off Bell Street. West. Formerly Church Street Coburg. TWO FINE BUILDING BLOCKS. 50 x 1341 and 50 x 135 to R.O.W. at renr. Eastgale Street 50 x 177 ft. O'Heas Road 50 x 17i ft. O'lcas Road 50 x 117 ft. Title Certificate. Terms at Sale. Look ahead and secure one of these. Fripp and Co. Pty. Ltd. F. R. Fripp Auctioneer. Have been instructed to offtr the above for Positive Sale. FRIPP & CO. PTY. LTD. Town Hall Corner B...
Early History of Coburg. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
Early History of Coburg. (BY B. COOKE.) Passing Harding's road oni the east side of Sydnov road. standing back some little distance was the Golden Fleece Hotel. one of the earliost-huinilt places in the district. Two stories high and constructed in hluecstone irubble and brick. It was sirrounidcd by n iardenii. 'The laIndlord nmade a hobby (if collecting a niumnier of ainimals aind ibirds-kangaroos. wallalies, monkeys, native bears in old trees, whilue elltus were on.closed on plots of ground, plarrots and cockatoos in ages;c in the house stuffed specimens werie shown in cases in large variety, helping to mnake it very attractive to the passer-: by. It was totally destroyed by fire in 1860. or thlereabouts. '.he ruins re mained st.anding many yiears after wards. Now not a vestige remnans. Possibly only a few in Coburg to-day would know of its existence. A little fuirtlher north on same side stood D)unni's general store-a long wooden building built u pto the road with verandah. Mir. ...
OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
OURSELVES. -------- Tho "Brunswick and Coburg Lead or" (price Id., from all newsagents) is j4ublisbed every Friday evening- at the office of Blakeley and Jackson Pty. Ltd., No. 500 Sydney road, Brunswick (opposite Hooper's); telephone,- Bruns wick No. 489. IRepresentatives, secretaries and press correspondents of associations, clubs. societies, commit.toees ad other orgaunisations are cordially ii vitdcl ti Sphone or send us part iciiulrs of ihi, 'eVc!nts' am1n affairs lha:ppeniniii in c,;n nection threw'thli for publicntion. and S'y u ill bi, ins~c~.d. We also ,r spectifully invite ptr.ons to forward u.s for pullication pirtictiulars of any com inercial, historical., soci'l or porsounii items, or relating to the illnesses, re coveries. (Idathis or 1marl'riages of lo(.al residents, or their divys "':t lionli,' "not at home." or any other items (of halol news-, social, personal or other ;, ise.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
ELECTORAL RE\'ISION COURIT. NOTICE is horbcly given ithat an Electoral Re isoion t foul i1 wil!le held at the Court Hole., Brunswicl. on WEDNESDAY, thle lthi d:(y of .1'l le, 191-1, at 3 p.n., to REVIS E lit, SP CIAL GENER\AL LIST of EIIC TORS for thie Logislative .\Wmbly, for the Electoral Distriict of Brunis wick. Dated the 21st day of hay. 1i1.1. ; ~L. S. T!REYVYAED, Clerk of theo lviHin Ciuu t. Land For Sale. B LOCKS of Land For Sale at Fawkncr. ) Fronm£10 l-Easy- Terms. Apply at Douglas' Store Fawkner, Telephone. 318 MI Brunswick. NEONY! :, EY! MONEY! Cheap Money for the Small Borrewer. To any Householder, Lowest Possible Interest Wage-earner or Married £3 £5 Repayments to Suit Lady. and upwards. Wages. There is no further need to spend your good cash going to Melbourne, not only to arrange loan, but each trine whein making repaymients. NOEL PATO THE PRiVATE FINANCiER, 42 Barkly Street East Brunswick (Opposite Brunswick Pottery and Tile Co. and One Minute from Sydney Road) Will...
Mr. Watt on the "Age" Newspaper. A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
Mr. Watt on the "Age" Newspaper. A DECLAR,\TION OF INDEPEND ENCE. At St. Arnaud on Thursday last the Premier (Mr. W. A. Watt) and the member for Essendon and Coburg was very severe on the "Age" newspaper. Mr: Wat.t in the courise of his remarks said: "I want to say hero to the pco ple of Victoria and the 'Age' news paper, that we do not intend to allow t;he proprietors of that -journal or their employees to· dictate and say to us Parliament or thie people of this coun how we will punt our policy before the try. This Government intends to pro :eed in the way it thinks best for the protection and development of the in terests of the people of the State. The paper I have mentioned, the other day said that -the Government have been recreant in its pledges to the pcopl'. and that raihav constructio was ;t a standstill. I rubbed ulmy ycs, anl t?hen, on another column iof that-t i-sue. .I read a statemueont n:uld l ie he aublo ...rity of Mr. Mrackinn a -l rl pni:mible Minister, that nver i...
A Judge's Opinion. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
A Judge's Opinion. Recently at an examination of an insolvent at the Insolvoncy Court the .ludge remarked that. it was a great pity a law was not passed compelling business people to keep proper hooks of account. This remark had its ori gin from the fact that of the huIndreds of insolvencies that occur the greater proportion of them are caused indirect ly through the inaccurate and carolcss book-keeping or the entire absence of hooks of account. It is astonishing the number of business people one comes across who do not keep books of ac count. These depend on memory to a large extent, and have files of receipts and accounts more or less incomplete, and perhaps a riough memorabldum book to aid them in their laborious calculation. The usual answer to thle question. "Why don't you keep books or employ someone to do them is t.hat they know how they stand and are quite satisfied with the information they have got. This is all very well. but. when the time comnes, as it surely will, to ob...
Sons of Temperance. (Brunswick Division.) [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
Sons of Temperauce. (Brnliswick Division.) The quarterly meetiug of above was well attended, Bro. Boreham, W.P., in the chair. One new member was initiatesl, and two proposed. The elec tion of officers resulted as follows: W.P., Bro. Halifax; W.A., Bro. Tem ple: record. see.. Sister Taylior finan. sec., Bro. Appleby, treas. Bro. Wil lis; conductor. Bro. L. Boreham : sen tincl. Sister Wilson; patron of Jun iors. Bro. Willis; dispenssry delegates, Bros. Applebhv and Bird: correspond cnt. iBro. Willis; nuditors, Bros. Bird and I-Hancock. It was decided to take part in the cricket competition, the howls tournamcent and the joint instal aIntion. replorts were received from the Juniors a-nd the Dispensary. The D)ivision -was visited oficially by Bro. Applehy, M.\.P., BPro. Francis. Gen. soc., Bro. Gregory. M.W. Patron of .Tuniors. and Bros. Gibbons and Spiccer, District Deputies. A hearty vote of thanks nwas passed, to which spirited response n were made. The Division also ca nried the fo...
Municipal Weeds. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
Municipal Weeds. To the Editor. Sir,--n the vegetable kingdei, o eeds-unless kept down-gron rapid i'y and are a menace to the husband' :imn nd n ? inpede i(s stes to Iuccesst 'at every tuirn. A constlant visitolr to :the local municipal chambers miust c drivien to the ncicltsion--slowly, but surely-that there exists there. anm otigst Ithe councillors. the munnicipal weed, ho prevei.ets the vigorous and economic 01r1th of local government anId chokes uip the i achinelC'ry it p)ro ridest for the exccnltion of local affairs. This w'eed is noticeahle by v\-ery cas ul ohstrviatiion, and his chief charac teristics are his insufferable loqiricity .and an almost insane desire to ask im Ioecilic qulestions which hie deems to be the very aenie of sharpness and 1eever HtOSS.: "" I-ec is, howevr, C se1n:. ?:: at -his .best whteu a motion "sinimle )tibh s" rect tg a lamp ata sitioeti eiai?, eostiing habout 30s) hi is: beein mi. ed ::- and ?a conded, and sutiQ iitedT briefit&lt; 'b the ot...
The Progress of Coburg. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
The Progress of Coburg. Since it has lbeen definitely decided to run the eleetric tranmway along Syd ney rond; Coburg, the district has bhowvn new vigor andi vitality. All over the locality buildings are being erectedl. A year or two ago most of the buildings were being oercted aroiund the terminus of the cable tramn at. 3foreland. because of the proximity of the cable traim: but the near ap proach of electric traction has changed all that. On O'Hlea's road there is no vacant allotments naw between Syd ney road nnd the railway: in Cope street. off O'HeT's road. houses are hbe ing built; in Loh and Hudson streets thereo is great building activity, and in Reynard street, just below the spa dious now drill hall, a numlber of houses are in coiurse of (construction. Away down east. from Sydney road to Nicholson street, there is much huild in hbustle, and in the Avenue there are very few vaca-nt allotments. What the "Leader" snaid siome months ago -and that was that Cotburg. with pro -Mr ...
COBURG BRANCH, A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
The above !branch held u~s hai-y,,acrly meeting iu the Council cdhambers be fore a crowdled meetin' The corres pondence included a etter fromr the Cobhur~ PRe-car tion Chrommittee. askinl for delegates tCo a si-t towaLd. iprov iniz the Cobulr Resc've. L` iet from Education Department inviuing Pre sident to Arhor Day cetlerl'ions, also from Sandrin?himn A.X.A.. n -idt for their f&lt;,rtheon'inga competirion·s. One new member wi; we'eomet to the branch by M'. N. Niehols. of the Esseidon ibranch, and two nominated for election. After the election ofi of ficers MIr. N.-Nicholls (of the Metro politan Committee) gave an account of the debate, A.N.A. Exhibition rifle shooting, the Greater Melbourne scheme, and noxious trades. Mr. G. H. Monks moved a vote of tihanuks to the speaker for his fine address on ithe various subjects. Mr. G. H11. Hall:?n moved a vote of thanks to the retiring officers, and that a letter be sent to Mr. J. C. Cornell for past scrvic:es to the branch, who is ...
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
Brunswick Police Court. -WEDNESDAY, MAY 27. Before Messrs. Rlad MuIIIrphy. P.M., and \Meowsss. Ions. Allard and Flem in., Js.P. DRINK A\ND DISORDERLY. Jl'oseplh Enis, a young man, plead ed guiltyit to being l drunk antd disorder lv on the night( of the 2t;th inst., in Sydney road, near Moreland road, Brunswick. Constable Sleddoin advis ed hin to go away, but he thought nthelrwise; result, arrested. As he had been before t the court before and the charges adjoutrned., he was fined £5 for obscene language, £5 for resisting the poilice, and 20s. for hbeing drunk. DRILL SHIRKERS. SENSAT'IONAL, ESCAPE. About 50 young men were charged with drill slhirking, and tlhe majority were ordered to Quenselit Fortress to put in the necessary drill. Some were discharged on prtomising to comIplete lost drill tiiiime. One of the slhirkers, named Victor Caddy. escapead :nd was chased by one of the oflicers front the Court House along Sydney road, where he disap peared into Blydh street., and was lost s...
Empire Celebrations. THE PREMIER AT COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
I - _ Empire Celebrations. TH'liE PREMIER AT CO3BURG. On Sunday afternoon last the Pre mier atttended the Public Hall, Co burg.' which was packed. Trhe JMayIor (Cr. H. J. Richards) presided. Am ongst those present weret Crs Cash, Bulsh, M(cAlpine, ex-Cr. Arthur, f Mr. Yorke, Mr. J. Kirk (Penal Depart nnt), MIr. Ed. Shaw, Mir Thos. Criisp. TIhe 3iayor opened proceedings, and the Cobtit Methodist choir (under the leadership of Mr. Glow) sang a hymn, "O God. our-Help in Ages Past,"' and then the Rev. MRr. Caton. sen., offer ed up a prayer, after which the Rev. Mr. Prcsley read a test from the Bihble apiropos to the occnsion. whiich was fol lowed by Mr. Glew singing "Host of Hope and Glor" (withl fine piano ac conpanimennt by Miss Golding). 3Mr. \\. Cash. jun., sang Dream of Pari dise and was well applauded. Mliss lRown sang Lord Is My Tight. which pleased immensely. Miss Campbell re cited in. faultless manner, and then the choir sang Praise the Lord, O() Jertsa loii. T'he [ayoor then s...
COBURG LADIES' P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 29 May 1914
C'(BU~lRG I, A ES' P.A.F.S. T"h ha1 lf-yv-:,ly mleeting was held in Dispn,?ry 11il1 on Monday, May 18, a rcord acttmuiamce 1,ing present: 2 now numei,,or- initiatcd and 4 proposi tions i're received. Election of offi ccrs rev-iled in all oitihors moving up a chlair. Si-tc-v P. Turner being ap- o?iote O.0. : audlitor\. chaplain, trea- , surer andi ,,crotary all re-elected. In stallations of Nos. 3 an. 4-I will take plae on Morbhnxa. June 13, in Town -t all. Co!tur: rmusical progranmme.and lan,,in . ',-' Nih , fr" Austin lTos pit t wal-- ti ith -m on , syllabus, and wan li ii aly lv c'--oni:ded to by mem hC.re Secr,-ta'v n aistl - s to thank m11nm1 hers for salandi Imocrion received.