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Scales and Scalers. ABOLITION FAVORED AT COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Scales and Scalers. ---- + ABOLITI(ON FAVORED AT CO BURG. The circular letter from the Master lu~tchelors and Stock 1yers' Associa tion to the su!murhan councils was re ceived at 1th, meaing o the Cob'rg Council n W edneiday niiht. Cr. Davis said them wae no ,.bht that in mtuant in :tante c 1s rlt?!w n,(wre defraudwl throuih, the h-ha.y \ a,,,"ner in which 5,ods were put on the sprin.g balances and tkenc oif w!ih, th, iidLi cator ras still vibratin . The ,.'st ihini to be doue by municipaii'ies was to move mtardiis ]hoving sp'in.ii ralance calesh a!holished altogether. Cr. Btush said it was not s, mu:'h a qcuestion ofn aohlithin the scal?s s of lpioper supervisiom of the !.opceepers. for the seller was re.poni le whlether the coroet ciht eht was i niven or not. Cr. Mcl\pine aid hie had pr1s,,nallyi hcen a victinm oi short nciuti. Hie tlought. it woul he a ,o,:d dling if the sprin g balances were ablii-ed. Cr. Camplell said there were }honest traders whose scalesC had len tes tPcd an...
Local Land Sales [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Local Land Sales - --+--~----- 3Iesrs. Crisp, Woods and Co.; auc tioneer and estate agents, Sydney road. Brunswick, report the following recent sales of property in Brunswick and Coburg:-Land, 57 feet frontage to Sydney road, near stewart street, at £20 per foot: land. 38 feet frontage to Sydney road, opposite Hope street, at £30 per foot; land. 36 feet frontage to Sydney road, near tram terminus, £23 10s. per foot: land. 40 feet fron tage to Sydney rioad, between Mlore land mad and Blair street, at £20 per foot: land. 60 feet frontage to Sydney road, at £15 per foot; SO feet frontage to Sydney road, at corner of Blyth street, at a, satisfnactory figure. Syd ney road properties are at present in v-ery keen demand. Villa. six rooms and conreniences in Glencairn avenue, £650: land, corner of Bell and Lobb streets, Coburg. 77 feet at £5 5s. per foot; land, corner Bell and Mary sts., C.burg. 70 feet at £5 7s. and £4 per foot; land, 50 x 108, Lobb street, Co -,:r. at £2 10s. per foot: la...
Coburg Town Council. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Coburg Town Council. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1914. The Mayor (Cr. H... , ic'hardI) pre sided. CorrT,,;ptl ond ('(, FIrom , i 1iscr i ,"l'r i; tchers' Association. dr1awiu atti,'iain in o iho prl'soeni liin ati-f:'wrory m!thotbd ," ,"d !i;inisterinf \\ .i'n.: :nlt MIIa.iiIWrcs Act, and~ th,, u,,, oi sprint 1h:lanc.e scales. Fr'o 111 , rS ,-. Cl, - i ihn1,,. , 'e state of str nt, ;,1 h It it w 's Ila - I',)ls: t-o 1;-onwn al ,! ,*lihlren. 'rom ln o'i:l Vi ..i?n : In.stiitlute of X ii't',''. r'" :nh ,i' l if uniform h,!i!,!hn reg .,lnii,?an.sf.,f F,;n Bl k(til i ' I F otr, for .er missin to (nn'ct Mr. Brow's prem i?,? with elect-r.icity. ?- Fr1om Bnt1ii . h1;1l r i nd Glew, for""e ash,,? on l rlr-o:, str..t btween More land ronat and Blair street. !'' ' F-to [r. C. A i; ow-.- secretarO y "of: Brun--ic:' :k11,1 ('co!urg Tr-amway Trust " : -st:ltii it -a agr,',.d that Moreland 'oil iii -,laws ran d to Sydney road nhhl he t 'e 11nne1cing boundary ind askin C r011cil's roinsett to con-L -t-rlnt...
Complimentary. A PUBLIC-SPIRITED CITIZEN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Complimentary. A PUBLIC-SPIRITED CITIZEN. A movement is on foot to recognise the valuable services rendered to vari ous public hodies in Coburg and Mlore land by Mr. H. T. 'Toomath. Mr. Toomath was for years secretary of the Coburg Pro'gress Association, also secretary to the Lacrosse Club, Liberal Party, and Blrunswick and Coburg Tramway League, and many other smaller movements. He was always ready to aid in any work that had as its object the betterment of local con d(litions. It is felt that those who have benefited by his public-spirited efforts should now come together and show their appreciation of his work for the district. To further this object a mneeting will be held at Mr. Charles O)rpen's Agency, Sydney road, More land (near tram terminus). on Friday evening, June 12th, at 8 p.m. All members of organisations with which fMr. Toomath has been and is connect ed are asked to attend. Mr. Charles Orpen is acting as secretary pro tem.
East Brunswick Drainage and Street Improvement Association. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
East Brunswick Drainage and Street Improvement Association. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above was held at the Lygon Pro perty Exchange on the 2nd inst., Mr. G. N. Elliott presiding. Amongst other business it waus decided to direct the council's at.tention to the ineffi cient drainage of John street, north of Glenlyon road, due to the defecti-ve channelling of the street. The ab sence of the proper lighting of Dca kin street and Hutchison street was also to be brought under the notice of the council. The question of the council's exces sive overdraft of their current account upon the credit of the municipality caused a lengthy discussion, and the following resolution was carried: "That, while disapproving of the Brunswick Council's breach of section 890 of the Local Government Act, this Association is not in favor of the legal proceedings desired by Mr Cosgrovs, as it considers that the Council thought it was acting in the best interests of the rat-epayers, and in order to c...
Coburg Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Coburg Pictures. In spite of tile many almost insur mountable difficulties, such as position with a tram serv-ice that is worse than none, the management have by credit able pluck and tenacity of purpose gradually established Lake Hall in the favor of the public as a place where local people, suffering under a dis graceful transit service, can rely on finding a refined and up-to-date enter tainmuent that. is always worth the price. On Saturday night., June 6th, Tho Escape of Jim Dotan, a fine Western cowboy feature filhn by the populanr Solig Co., will he the star picture. On Monday night, June 8th, Hope (the 2000 feet Selig masterpiece) will be the star picture. The suplerb paint ing in the Royal Academy by the late William Watt, enltitled Hope, suggtest ed the interesting story. The Mayoress of Coburg (Mrs. Rich ards) and other lady stall-holders in the forthcoming Methodist bnzaar are interesting themselves in this picture night, and it pr?mises to be a big suc cess.
Penal Officers' Association. SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Penal Officers' Association. SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL EVENING. A grand social evening was held at the Coburg Town Hall on Tuesday night, the 2nd inst. Dancing was car ried on from eight till twelve. The affair was a great success, and all seelmed to be enjoying themselves. Am ongst those present were Mfr. H. Foy and three Misses Foy. Mr. McDonald (Deputy CGovernor) and Mrs. McDon ald, Carlton and Fitzroy contingents, Messrs. Campbell, Mahoney, Harte, Court, A. A. Hanward, Quinn, Perry, Donell. Mrs. Bright, Howell (2), Mar tin, Misses Reid, O'Sullivan, Lavall. Walker. Mr. and Mrs. Dungan, Mr., Mrs. anl lMiss ILahy, Mr. and Mrs. Catron, 3Ir. Tucohill, Murphy, Smith, George, Hayes, Mrs. McLaron, Miss Johnson, Mr. Rapley. and many otlih ers. These functions afford a splendid cheery night's amusements to all, and it is to be hoped that they will meet with the success they desire. How ever, it wiill be no fault of the secrie tary, Mr. A. Collie, if such is not tno case, as he puts all the energy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
L ?Gj? %For the famous AUGUST FOSTER PIANOIS. ESTABLISHED 1885. Terms Arranged Organs, Violins, and other Musical Instruments, Phonographs, Records, Music, Etc., Etc. - 40 Sydney Road, BRUNSWICK. A BOON IN PIANOS. ORGANS. Phonographs. Miusic. Mp~cARK?~ BROS, 334-336 SYDNEY ROAD. (Near Methodist Church) And at 870S Sydn.ey Road. Agent for Suttons. ELLS P HO&C, MANLP G MJAKERS. Factory behind Shop. Mantles, Tiles, Grates. ANYTHING IN WOODWORK MADE TO ORDER. Houses Repaired. 202 SY NEY R .RUNS C ( Opposite Lyric 282~~~~~~~~~~~ SYWVBEj=L ~~~~e.'i~rch eat-re. ) Tobacconists and Hairdressers. E. H %baco . 320, 322, 330, 332 SYDNEY ROAD, BRUNSWICK. SHoU S, H-rOT!EL: , ANI Hl\AW KERS 't PTLIED. Ask for "OTRANTO" Cigars. Ever)' Cigar branded "Otranto."--5 a 1 -. TAKE NO OTHERS. FRE AGR1SON The Leading Gash Dairy Produce Dealer and Dining Rooms. Atternoon Teas. Suppers a Speciality. Good Board & Residence No. 39 SYD .OAD, Next Sarah Sands Painters and Paperhangers. Established...
Brunswick and Coburg Tramway Trust. ANOTHER IMPORTANT MOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Brunswick and Coburg Tramway Trust. ANOTHER IMPORTANT MOVE. The Brunswick and Coburg Tramn ways Trust has now got solidly to work. and has appointed Mr. Struan Roblertson, of thle State coal mine, Wonthaggi, as engineer, at a salary of £400 per annum. Mr. Robertson, who has just returned from a honey moon trip to tihe Blue Mountains, comes with excellent credentials, and was well recommended to the trust by tcompetent authorities. He will begin hisi duties at the beginning of next month. The Trust, in conjunction with the Mclhourno City Council, has ap pointed Mr. Valentine J. Crowley as an expert to make a report on the probable cost of constructing the whole of the lines, and also an estimate of the annual cost of management. On Thursday last the Trust, at the invi tation of the Prahran and Malvern Tramways Trust, visited the undertak ing of this Trust, and the clhairman (Mr. Cameron) and other members of the Trust explainedl the whole system to the members of the crunswick and Co...
BRUNSWICK CITY MISSIOM [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
BRUNSWICK CITY MISSIOM A most interesting c1oning service was held inl the hall on the 17th May, when the young people of the Mis sion were invited to present tlhemselves in competition for a special prize. con sisting of an elegant pocket Bible. A nmonthl previously the wordless book was the subject of study, and as each page was opened a series of verses was presented, boldly written on wall pap er. The texts (about. 23 in all) were typewvrititen, and each competitor had a month to mnemorise them. A con gregation of over 280 persons attend ed, and the various contestants were listened to with marked attention. A commit.tee of six was selected as judiges, who awarded the positions as follows: Mabel Anderson, 1; Florence Anderson. 2: Fl'rrie Bye, Barbara ,Tames. Lelia Gentles, Edmond Burt, equal. The Sunday services are nlargely at tcndd. The Sunday school is also growiing, over 1000 answering to the roll call every- afternoon. The Bible Clnass held on Tlhursday evening aver ages 50...
Presentation by T. O'L. Reynolds. AT COBURG COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Presentation by T. O'L. Reynolds. AT COBURIG COINCIL. Lr. T1. O'T1. Reynohls (ex-counucillort. chairman of the Bru-nswick and Co burg Traumway Trust. attended the Co Iburg Council's last meeting and pre sented a heautiful photo. group of the councillors anndl omicers of the council. anndi asked the M[nvor to nacept the -ift on behalf of thle municipality, to cnnommemorate the declaration of the municipality. which had milad great strides in the past and was now pro grossing rapidly, and it would remain a fitting memento of Cohiiurg's ad vanmcement. The councillors were i worthy. self-sacrificing ~ldy of men. who at -onisideirabl trouble rand ,x pense attended to the eivic welfare of the city. and they were to he co?m teaded, and sometimes tiheir services w\-ere nlot well recognised, but he wvas sure they alnways actled inii the hest in tcrests of the ratepnayers. He sincere ly holped the thrnee concillors who re tire next. AIugust. would be r'e-elected unopposed, and he thought they...
Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society. SIXTH GRAND ANNUAL BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society. SIXTH GR.AND ANNUAL BALL. The Brunswick Town Hall on Wed nesday evening, the 3rd inst., present ed a. dazzling spectacle when the to ciety held its sixth annual ball. Tho hall was beautifully and iartistically dressed with flags, etc., and large .tnr queo was erec(tedl adjoining the ihall for the guests. Di Gilio's well-krowni band playecd during the evcening, and the entering arrangements (were i thle canphable hands, of Mr. ,1. Holde'. whxilst the whole affair was manared in firs: elass style by the hon. secretary. Mr. A. F. A. Dowsing. Dancg wats nou mioneed at 8 pi.m., and withi the ixeep tion of the refreshment ilterva:ll was continued utin till 2 n.m. The Rev. Father Bernstein nof Foots v. nidl the Rev. a:lther Rvan. of - flnswiek, were iev"?'it. At 10 p.m. a flashliLcht photo. was taklen. while the dancing was\ in full siiing. Apologies were received from the 3Mavor (Cr. ,J. H. Millvard). Dr. and Mrs. Stewart, and Cr'. J. Wax man. H-ot ...
Undesirable Buildings. DUMPED AT COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Undesirable Buildings. DUMPED AT COBURG. SAt. Coburg Council on Wednesday night the public works comnuittee re Scommended that, as a secondhand building had been removed iuto 'Younger street. without thle consent of Sthe council, a prosecution should be launched against the person responsi v ble. Cr. Keane said he had inspected the building. it. was one of those "shan. ties" sold recently at Montague in order to make room for railway exten Ssion there. The wall plate was abso lutely rotten, and the building gener ally was a disgrace to any district. The council should prohibit the erec tion of the structure, which was about 40 years old. The best thing to do Would be to put a match to it and let the fire brigade stand by. The survyor (Mr. W. M. i'ullar) said if the buildin had ben inspected at Port Melbourne it would never have been allowed into Coburg. The best course was to prosecute, and then ; take steps to condemn it and have it destroyed. The recommendation was agred to.
Electric Tramways in Brunswick and Coburg. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
T$runewtch anb coburg pLeaber. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 1914 Electric Tramways in Brunswick and Coburg. When running, electric trams are speedy, but the actual commencement of an electric tramway system is ne cessarily slow. What, with the enact ment of an Act of ~arliament, the re port by an electrical expert, the ap pointument of officers, the drawing of plans and specifications, the obtaining of an order from the Governor-in Council, time flies with alarming ira pidity. Time does not wait for any human endeavor, hut. vanishes with celerit.yv into tho oblivion of the past. But in spite of these initial difficulties the members of the Brunswick and Co burg Tramways Trust are settling down to hard solid work. In the space of a few months the Trust has accom plished a great deal. The Trust has made arrangements with thie Mel bourne City CGouncil for the appoint ment of Mr. Crawley, a recognised ex pert on tramway construction, to re port on the scheme and the incl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Professional Column. Miss Ethel Browne, SOPRANO VOCALIST. Teacher of Music, Singing, and Voice Production.. 144 Blyth Street, Brunswick. Miss Beatrice lallam TEACHER OF SINGING and VOICE PRODUGTION. UPIL of Miss Edith Littlewood and of Madame Emery Gould. TERMS MODERATE. "Waverley," 30 Mayfield Street, COBURG. MISS M. S. PARKHURST, D.M.S.V. A.L.C.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, '-rj, ?':'. 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. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VOICE CULTURE, AND Miss VFta esr, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE, Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. INGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man by System), Theory, Circulars, Tes timonials, par culars at address from Mr. Laught Mandoline Taught Terms Moderate. Rapid Progress. 16 JESSIE STREET, Near MORELAND ...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Personal. Dr. W. F. S. Bottomley. lectures on the Nationalisation of Medicine on Tuesday, June 9th, at the Presbyter inn Church, Argyle street, Fawkner. The public are cordially invited to at tend. Mr. Henry Brighlt, of Moreland Grove, Moreland, has been appointed secretary of the Interstate Retail Jew ellers' Association, which during the week met in conference at the rooms of the Federated Employers' Associa tion. Mr. Thos. Crisp, of Crisp. Woods and Co.. has purchased the corner of Sydney road and B3lyth street, now oc cupied by Dr. Cussen: and intends erecting two two-storey brick shops and residences on the vacant land ad loining. lThe engaemen t is announced of Miss May Davis. only daughter of Mr and Mis. T. Davis. "Coonong," Fraser road. Lewisham, Sydney, to Mr. D. F. Morand. only son of the late Daniel Morand. of Gisborne. and Mrs. IT. 3o randl, "Glen Avon," Glenlyon road., Brunswick. Recently. h tie v. C. W. T. Rogers, incumbent and vestry of St. MicihneFs Church of England...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
General News. The Coburg Council's receipts for the last fortnight amounted to £917 19s. 7d., and the accounts it passed for payment during the same period amounted to £670 Os. 9d. The princi pal receipts were: Rates, £806 1ls.; private street construction, £60 3s. Gd.: dog registration, £7 5s. ; asphalt ing. £5 18s. Od.: street opening, £7 10s.: buildings, £8 2s. 6d. The prin cipal items of expenditure were: Offi cers' salaries, £114 8s. 2d.; Henry constructing Wolseley street and lanes. £100; Mrs. Findlay, refund on land. brought £23; day labor and wages, £92 Is. 7d.: sanitary service wages. £18 12s.; crusher account, £28 1ls. 3d.; Lake Reserve, wages, £21 ds.; Adams and Reid, cartage. £45 3s. 7d.; J. Murphy, supply horses, drays and drivers; £29 15s.; Henry Itowe, cartage, £49 18s. 7d.; Met. Gas Co., gas account, £51 2s. lOd.; Cy clone fence at Town Hall, £23; Winm. Radford, making lane Loch and Chandos streets, £7; J. M?cLaughlan, channel, Cumberland road and Rennie street, £5 1...
Educational. TECHNICAL SCHOOL FOR BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Educational. TECHNICAL SCHOOL FOR BRUNS WICK. About six months ago Brunswick Council received an assurance from the Education Department that if a site were provided the building of a tcchtical school for the district would be commenced. The council, at con siderable cost, bought a large block of land in Dawsron street, out of loau nmaney; but up to the present no move ment towards erecting the school has beein made by the authorities. At the reiuest of the committee appointed by the citizens, the council has decided' to ask Cr. .Tewell, 3[.L.A., to make nrrangements for a deputation to wait on the Minister of Education (Sir Alexander Peacock) to urge that. the work be Iprocedcd with at an earlyl date.
Church News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
Church News. St. Michaenl's Church of England, N. Carlton, held successful anniversary services on Sunday. The church was decorated with white chrysanthemnums and iry, and presented a tasteful pic ture. The Rev. Denis Densy, of St. ,olomb's, Hawthorn, was the morning preacher. He laid special stress on the value of Whitsuntide services. In the afternoon the Sunday scihool scho lars, under the able leadership of MIr. F. Quinton, the superintendent, gave an interesting dialogue illustrative of the good work done by the British and Foreign Bible Society in spreading the -s?pel. At evensong Dean E, Ste ??en, Bishop-elect of Tasmania, occu 'pied the. pulpit. He said, in the course 'of his address that all tihe dead aspira tions and ideals of life may be quick ened again if the Holy Spirit of God dominated our hearts. An augmented choir, conducted by Miss Madge Sis sons. the organist, sang especially good music. The settings were by Clarke Whitfield, the morning anthem being Come, Holy Gh...
New Coburg Recreation Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 5 June 1914
New Coburg Recreation Reserve. The conmmuittee of the sporting clubs recently formed for tile purpose of as sisting the council in tile preliminary work in connection with thile new re creation reserve, Coburg, is hard at work. They have decided to hold a concert and dance on 16th June next, when a first-class programmn e will be provided, and as this movement affects the interests of all the citizens of the district,-it, is earnestly hoped that they will use their efforts to make this en tertainment a huge success.