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BASEBALL. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
BASEBALL, A GRADE. Northcote v. South Melbourne, to be played at South Melbourne. Team Crawley, Bolton, Bailey, Brown, Begg, Billings, Robinson, Gibaud, Frobel, Yeomans, C GRADE. Nertheote defeated Piahran after a six innings game at the Park, and also hit top score for the League. Strong hitting in the first innings brought 10 Northcote batters across the home plate. Prahran failed to convert with Thom son's pitching until their fifth try, when a greasy ball and errors assisted them to add five runs. Hayes and Smith brought off a nice double play, and Hammett caught well. Richardson at second base and J. Thomson at first handled the ball well. Hamilton, Yeomans and Walker all scored. Soores Northcote-10, 0, 0, 2, 4, 3-19. Prahran-1, 0, 0, 0, 5, 0-6. To-day at the park Northcote C v. Essendon. Team-Thomson (2), Ham mett, Walker, Richardson (2), McPhee, Hamilton, Smith, Sturken, Hayes. Preston played Malvern at Preston last Saturday, and as both teams were undefeated a good game, was...
FOOTBALL. NORTHCOTE V. FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
FOOTBALL, NORTHCOTE V. FOOTSCRAY. A very friendly game was played be tween Northcote and Footscray on the latter's ground last Saturday. Up to half-time Northcote had not scored a point, but in the third quarter they played the better game, scoring 3 goals 2 behinds to their opponents' 2 goals 1 behind. The. latter, however, again monopolised the attention of the goal umpires in the final term, and ran out easy winners, having scored 10 goals 18 behinds to Northcote's 3 goals 2 behinds. For Northcote, H. Thomas, their full back, and Bassett and Hall, in front of him, both did excellent work. Pember ton, the old North Melbourne player, shaped very well in the centre, and Mills arid Cole did effective work on the wings. Joe Johnson played with the team again, and as a forward was one of the best men on the ground, though in the last half no man on the side was doing better for them than Moore, With a couple of big fellows to do the hustling and spoiling, Johnson and one or two others ...
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. The Columbia School of Journal ism has introduced a new method of training their embryo journalists. M1Io tion pictures will be shown to the stu dents in the future, and they will be required to write them up as if they had actually seen the events in real life represented on the screen The first pictures to be used were three reels of the Balkan War films. In this way the faculty hopes to be able to train the scholars in accurate observation in reporting the events as they happen. In explaining the reason for adopt ing motion pictures to train students in journalism, Dr. Talcott Williams, director of the School of Journalism, saidl: "In adopting the new experiment in education the School of Journalism hopes to overcome its greatest obh stacle, that of giving the students practice in reporting actual events, and at the same time making it pos. sible for the Instructors to know how accurately and thoroughly the work has been done. Fo...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. lillicus: They are really the most devoted lovers I ever saw. Cynlcus: Yes; it seems a shame that they are going to get married and spoil it all, There was' a young fellow fromu Perth, Who was born on the day of his birth; lie was married, they say, On his wife's wedding-day, And he t(led on his last day on earth. Rivers: Why did you say so posl, tively that a man can't do wrong by marrying'a widow? Waters: Why, it's plain enough that If a man marries a widow he doesn't m:rlry a miss.
BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W. Farmers' Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
BONUS FOR \~HEAT, N.8.W. Farmers' Proposal. Among the resolutions endorsed by the Wagga District Council for de bate at the Farmers' and Settlers' As. soolation's annual conference is one in which it is proposed that the Gov ernment be asked to pay a bonus on all wheat grown in the State. The motion was submitted by the Harefleld branch, and it was argued that because of the increased cost o, production and the high value of land it is not a paying proposition to cultivate wheat, when it realises no better price than 4/. a bushel.
Blaming Mother. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
Blaming Mother. ".My mother made me what I am," said the political speaker as he proud ly threw out his chest. "Well," said a small man at* the rear of the hall, "she must have put in some of her time at other things." As soon as a woman knows what heo wants, she generally gets it. It's when she does not know what she wants that she baffles the philoso pher.. Blar your iroubles manfully, Every one endured bravely strengthens your claractor; every one shirked weakens "To make the wheels of the day's work run smoothly," says the village philosopher, "there's nothing like a little oil, Harsh, peremptory com mands only exact grudging service, Courtesy and consideration Inspire spohtaneous and conscientious work In return. Anne Teeke: Mr. Gasser is such an interesting talker. Always says some thing one never hears from anyone else. Miss Cynique: .Hashe been propo sing to you, too?
John's Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
John's Point of View. In the neighborhood of Shanghai an English sailor, on his way to the foreigners' burial ground to lay a wreath on the grave of a former coma remd, met an intelligent-looking na. tive, carrying a pot of 'ice. "Hallo, John," he hailed, "where are you going with that?!' "I takee pot on glave--glavo of my floend," said the Chinaman, "Ho, ho," laughed the sailor; "and when do you expect your friend to come up and eat it." "At sameo time," replied John, "that your fiend comeo up and smel. lee flowers," The most tiroesome people in this world are not the bores, but the peoe pie who are bored and whom nothing ever pleases.
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
NOVELTY IN NOTES: "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. On his way home to Malta to be married, Joseph Marchi, who has been working in the mines at Mount Mor gan during the past seven nionthu, was induced by a man he met on the steamer Omrah to go for a walk In the streets of Sydney one day last week, and was swindled out of Li£ by means of a faked note on the "Bank of Brisbane," which bore the words: "Pay the bearer £10 when the sun goes down." Marchi went to the detective office and handed a note to Supt. Roche, chief of the detectives, "W\hat is this?" asked the police of. fleer, to which the stranger replied, "I robbed; I robbed, I robbed." In broken English he told the tale of his adventure, He said he was leaning over the railings of the steer. age deck of the Omrah shortly after noon, when he was greeted by a well. dressed man, who entered into a con. versation with him. They talked for over an hour, during which time the stranger learned from him that he had been wo...
HER LENTEN SACRIFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
HER LENTEN SACRIFICE. v hat are you giving up for Lent?" I asked a maiden fair; "The chocolate soda that you love, The ribbons in your hair, New novels, bonbons,' violets, The cup of fragrant tea, The pleasure of the bargain sale, The weekly matinee?" "You know I never fail to make A sacrifice in Lent," She answered with a fleeting smile, Demure and Innocent, "To make the slender silhouette, On which just now we dote, I've given up my very last Remaining petticoat." -"Judge," New York. Paraphrasing to suit the spirit of the times:-"Girls will be boys," Philadelphia "Ledger." As the girl domestic servant drops out the male "genera}" takes her place. Men are displaying a great aptitude for this work, and they shine especially in cooking. Old sailors are much appreciated as servants In F'ng land. They are steady workers and like to stay in the house. It has not yet been decided whether they shall have any "followers" In the kitchen, or whether the term "night out" shall be interpreted ...
LOVE'S ARITHMETIC. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
LOVE'S ARITHMETIC. iHe was teaching her arithmetic, lie said that was his mission; -He kissed her once, he kissed her twice, He said, "Now that's addition," And so he added smack to smack In silent satisfaction, Till timidly she gave him one back, And whispered, "That's subtrac tion." But pa appeared, he raised his foot, And snorted with decision; lie kicked poor John ten yards away, And said, "That's long division."
WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
,WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. Mlle. Jeanne Prevost, the dainty ac tress, has set all Paris talking of a new fashion-the mode of'bare toes. At the Theatre Rejane, she caused a great commotion in the thronged foy or by appearing with her feet shod in pretty sandals, fastened around her ankles by cross ribbons in the old Greek style. "It is delightful t6 have the feet quite free," she said to those who questioned her. "Why should women cram themselves into narrow boots with four-inch heels?" Jewel. lers are already having toe-rings made for sandal wearers, Mlle. Pre. veost was the actress who launched the trouser skirt. It is expected that the fashion will be shown in Melbourne when spring comes around again.
LADIES' COLUMN. SHOULD OLD LOVE-LETTERS BE KEPT? [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. SHOULD OLD LOVE-LETTER8 BE KEPTI Should old love-letters be kept? ,Most people would say if asked the question, "If you're unmarried, keep them; if you're married, destroy them most decidedly." In other and plainer words, if you are unmarried, you can do as you like, If you are married, you can't if you want peace. A love-letter is sure to be read sooner or later, however carefully you may hide it; however emphatically you may deny Its existence. This is one reason why married people should not 'keep old love-letters-they arme sure to be found. The next is obvi ous. A woman can't forgive a rival, and a milan wfl not. It Is unreasonable really, but there It is, and you have to accept things as they are in this life. It is unreas onable of the man, because if he comes to think about it, a vanquish ed host adds glory to himself, but he is still afraid the other man will cut hlim out. Not being sentimental himself, he c:1't believe she kept the old love letters only to r...
FIRST THROUGH PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
FIRST THROUGH PANAMA, It has been announced that among the first steamships to pass through the Panama Canal will be the Great Northern and the Northern Paolfic, the big vessels now In course of con struction at the Cramp shipyards. IMr. Louis W. 11111, chairman of the Great Northerf Railway, is planning to make this initial trip of the two new steamships from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the most unique in the his. tory of maiden ocean voyages. A band of American Indians will be brought to Philadelphia from Glacier National Park' reservation, and the programme outlined is to invite the Panama exposition representatives from all the foreign newspapers. These as guests, with many news. paper men, will pass through the looks of the new canal when it is formally opened for travel. A free fight is one that is charged for at the'police-court after the per formance, Don'tbe discouraged if your work is small, and insignificant. 'Ihe thing Is to do it well, whatever it is. The man who build...
The Children's Meal Hours. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
The Children's Meal Hours, Children should be taught to be. regular at their meals and to take nothing between them. This rule ap piles to infants as well as to older children. The practice of feeding the little one every time it cries is a dan. gerous one to its weak digestive or gans. An infant's stomach, though it needs food at more ferquent Inter vals, two to four hours, according to its ago, requires the same regularity which is essential to the maintenance of healthy digestion in older persons.
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
LADIES' LETTER. By "Irene" in Melbourne. There has just arrived in Melbourne a charming young heiress. She is of Semetic and Spanish extraction, and, though not quite unfamiliar with Aus tralia and things Australian, this is not her native place, Quite a roman tic story is connected with her. Her mother, who is the wife of the head man in a big business organisation, was a Spanish heiress of good quality. She came to Australia years ago, 1 handsome, highly.acconpllshed young matron who had been used to moving in good society. Her dismay may be imagined when she found that in Melbourne there were then hardly any Jewish people received into the inner circle of Society, spelt with 1 big S. To be strictly correct, there were just one or two Jewish families received, and they themselves were excessively exclulive. Those who call ed upon her were of the pushing type, and not at all the class she had been accustomed to. She was as one os tracised, ,having nothing in common with those who s...
Chapped Hands. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
Chapped Hands,. Some children suffer greatly from rough and cracked hands. Sometimes the soap used is too strong, but in most cases chapped hands are the re sult of careless or incomplete drying after washing them. It is a good plan co see that the children thoroughly wash their hands when they come in from play, Warm water, plenty of soap, and a dry rough towel will quick ly remove the dirt, and afterwards, when the skin is dry, a little pure mutton fat should be rubbed in. If the wrists are very badly chapped and sore they should be kept covered,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
A NEW STORY Of great interest Entitled A BROTHER'S LOVE By Graham Brown, Will be Commenced Next Week. 197 PATTERN "FOR LADY'S RUSSIAN COAT. M1ade up in dark velvet trimmed with fur, this coat will look very styl slh and most up-to-date. It repro. sents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 197, cut in three sizes-small, me dlum and large. This pattern may be bought for ninopence from local pattern agents, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Jour nal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne, State number of pattern and size re quired. If a penny stamp is sent to above address, a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "Send free catalogue."
Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
Pender's Grove Settlers' Asso clation. A well-attended meeting of the above was held at the hall on May 27th, Mr. G. Schultz presiding. After various matters had been dealt with, the secre tary's report that a working bee of 16 members had met and erected a sub stantial shelter shed for the benefit of the school children was received with applause, It was resolved to form a monster deputation to wait upon the council andt bring under the notice of that body important and urgent matters, such as lighting, drainage, and street construction on the estate, In view of the Royal Commission now enquiring in to Closer Settlement matters, members were requested to bring all complaints under the notice of the secretary, who will take the necessary steps to have :uch placed before the members of the Royal Commission when taking evi dence. The executive intend to bring before the members the advisability of increasing contributions to 1I per quarter, to enable the association to form a benevole...
AN ABSENT-MINDED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
AN ABSENT*MINDED MAN. She is a Kensington girl, and has recently married the dearest fellow in the world. She is fully aware of the latter fact; nor does she hesitate to mention it to her friends. Indeed, so recent is her marriage that some of her acquaintances have not. yet had a chance to meet the most charminin of his sex. Brief as the time has been, however, It has yet been long, enough for her to discover that her husband is absent minded. The other day she was expecting a girl friend to lunch with her afii make the acquaintance of this para gon. The guest, however, failed to make her appearance, though a care ful search of the husband's pocklet failed to reveal the note of invitation. It was a rainy day, and late in the afternoon the now-despairedrof guest made her appearance, wet and dishev elled. "What on earth Is the matter?" crIed the bride. "You poorl thing, you are dripping wet, and you have miss. ed meeting Fred?" "I'm awfully sorry," replied the guest, "but I've had th...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. II. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 6 June 1914
I.EILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMIBERTON, P'iblished by Arrangemo nt with Ward, ek and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Alelb. All Rights Reserved. II, Hugh saw the great steamer put. about for Southampton, and he watched Mat come out of the opera tor's room. An Impulsive exclamai tion called the Irishman to his aide, The hour for subterfuge had gone. "Well, old chap, is the doctor aboard?" "No, he is not on board," "What made you thi;u, he would come via Cherbourg, Mat," "What the priest told me-anid my C0omm11110sose." "You thought he would set out imn. mediately?" "I was sure of it." "Because of their friendship," "Man, ye know bettcer-'twas for thie sake of the little girl? "Then the priest agrees that lie was in love with her?" "As mad in love as the other. I'd be the same myself if she were n this boat another day or two," "What will we do now, Mat?" "Cable to America, and say we're taking the child on to London," "I don't believe she'll go, Mat." "All, then, 'tis precious little ye know of ...