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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
zD^-jsroiisrcs MR. ft MRSTCLEVELAND Professors and Teachcrs of Refined Ballroom Dancing, give Strictly Private Lessons, any hour, dnily, evenings, and hold Superior AdOlt Beginners' Classes on Monday Even ings, 8 to 11. And on Tuesday Evenings') Wednesday Instruction, 7.30 to Thursday ,, 8. SO Friday - ,, Practice from 8.30 Saturday ,, A id on Saturday Afternoons, 3 to 5.30. At tlicir Academy, No. 264 Drummond St., Carlton. Call, Write, or Phone 6G08. Prospectus Post Free. Announcements. Under Entirely New Management The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, COLLISNGiW-OOD. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladles'Afternoon Tea a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. Only the Best Confectioneryj kept Jin . stock. SPERO & VLASOPULOSj, (lato of •. Vienna Cafe), Proprietors. E. M. KELSO Wishes to intimate to the Public of Preston and. district that he has pur chased the old-established ' ' SADDLERY BUSINESS, and has removed to 131 PLENTY ROAD, PRESTON, . and has equipped it with an entirely New Stock, c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
Indigestion, Biliousness. and acidity. _ Keep the Rain OfF! HAVE your Umbrclln Re-Covered and Maclo to Look Like NEW at Mrs. PALMER'S, 2fi7 High Street, North :oto. New Stock of Fancy Goods, Stationery, Post Cards and School Requisite's, ! • ORDER YOUR Printing and Stationery | at "The Leader"J[Office, Northcote. Every description of work executed. • Phone, Northcote 40. "fia Eucalyfitus Oil. ■OSD^eVERYWHEfUC.
HONEY AS HEALTH FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
HONEY AS HEALTH FOOD. Honey Is a medicament which ran 1/ be used roi- various purposes.' Dys;i' perlics. whose real treatment consists In n strict fooil regimen, should use it as a dessert in place of cakes. fruits, anil nuts such as almonds. Ilonuy lias still one more advantage, which Is that It acts as a mild laxative, and that Is n valuable property, for habit- a. iial constipation gives rise to many Si illHorders. Without doubt it is to tills double action that honey owes its reputation. As a narcotic It may be recommend ed for sleeplessness. Two spoonfuls of honey in a glass of water will often sullico to Induce sleep. It is probable that honey in such cases serves to displace. Indigestible foods, which retained in the stomach disturb the nightly rest. That is not all. Money mixed with water serves as an excellent gargle, and lias the merit of_ being . very agreeable to the taste, either swal lowed by accident or on purpose. The ancient Gauls thought such a beverage was a drink...
IS SMOKING INJURIOUS? [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
13 SMOKING INJURIOUS? In spite of all tlie deadly qualities . nicotine "undoubtedly" possesses, It la .1 poison which forms a particularly small factor tor evil In smoking. In deed. according tc many 'authorities, there Is no nicotine at all in tobacco smoke. And as to the relative Injur lotisness of the • various forms of smoking—well, you will always find that a doctor who Is devoted to hla pipe will assure you all other forms of smoking nre pernicious; the doctor who smokes cigars will swear'by cl- . gars: and the doctor who has a pre dilection for cigarettes will, while quite tolerant of the pipe and cigar, assure you that cigarette smoking Is perfectly harmless.. The fact- of tho matter is that. smoking—even beyond - llie limits of nioderatlon^-wlll- have no Ill-effects ;on anyone, who Is not already diseased, or. predisposed to disease. Ellison, when he Is deeply absorbed in - work, consumes nliont twenty cigars a day. when lie la. less mentally nctlve about ten, and they are ...
Nasty. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
Nasty. The husband rushed into tho room where bis wlfo was sitUnn. "My dear!" ho said, excitedly. "Guess what! Intelligence lias just readied me !" The wife save a lump at this point, riiBhed to her husband, and. Kissing him fervontly, iutc*r«*uptod with: "Well, thank heaven. Marry!" A teacher entered Uw class-room one day recently, and noticed a girt sitting with her feet in the aisle and eating sweets "Mary," site exclaimed, indignantly, "take tlyit sweet out or your mouth and put your feet in." "What kind of career have you map ped out for your hoy?" "I'm going to mni'p'a lawyer of him He's got an uneonriucrahlc fancy f&lt;»r attending to other folk's business, and he might as well lid paid for it." "On what mounds i!or»s vyur faluo' ohrvt lo 1110?" ho rtsl'f'd '■On anv grounds within a mi'e " our house..*' she answered Two old gentlemen happened to meet in u train one day, and while they wore talking u question arose as to tho bringiug up of the children. '•Woll," said T...
SNAKE-SKIN SHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
SNAKE-SKIN SHOES. From all reptiles I ho ordinary wo \ man shrinks 111 dissust Vet fashion able women urn now beins tempted to conquer their aversion to^the extent or wearing snake-skin shoes One of the smartest boot 'shops In (lie West end of London is "featuring" these shoes: but up to the present it seems to be uncertain if the fashion will really establish itself on widespread lines. Choice of quite a variety of skins Is offered. There is the dark and heavi ly-marked skin of the deadly cobra, or the lighter skin, with its more de licate pigment markings, of the rapa cious python. The skins or the viper and tliu boa-constrictor have also been made up. Snake skin is very soft, pliable, and durable. The shoes are expensive, of course, for the skins are not too plenti ful, but this factor should rather com mend itself to smart people, as it renders it much nior6 dililcult to copy the fashion on cheap lines.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
For Children's Hacking Cough atNight, Woods' Great Peppermyit Cure, 1,6. The... Business Man Appreciates Our prompt tailoring ser vice us much as tho dis tinctive individuality of every Buit we turn out, and our extremely low charges. Our Suits arc 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, Colllngwood Phone, Central 6410.
BOWLERS' BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
BOWLERS' BILLIARDS. The second round of matches in sec tion 2 of the Victorian Bowlers' Billiard Association, as far as the local teams, Northcote and Thornbury, are con cerned, will bo played at Northcote; and Thornbury tables, two players from each club, at each pavilion, cut as the draw was un "at home" game for Northcote that club has the preference of the game; this falls to Thornbury on the re turn. Northcote's team includes one "dark horse," who has been privately extended and has shown some good points. The date of the game is Wed nesday next, at 8 p.m. This competition is promising to be a very interesting one, twenty metropoli tan clubs having entered from Box Hill to Williamstown, and Thornbury to Brighton. They have been drawn in four sections of 5 each. The winning team in each section plays off for final possession of a very handsome shield. Section 2 comprises Thornbury, North cote, North Fitzroy, Collingwood and Port Melbourne. Northcote club's table is available eve...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
CHURCH NEWS. The Rev. Knrl Forstcr, M.A. (of Cnsterton) will conduct both services nt the Preston Presb.vterinn church to morrow. | The Kcv. 15. C. A. Evil's evening subject nt All Saints', Preston, to-mor t row will be "The Consolation of i Religion." Kev. W. Fraser, 13. A., of Ascot Vale, will occupy the pulpit to-morrow morn ing nt the Northcote Presbyterian church. In the evening the Rev. It. W. Rock will take as his subject, "The Secret of no Condemnation." The congregation of the I'reston Pres byterian Church will have an oppor tunity of hearing the Rev. Karl Foster, M.A., of Casterton, to-morrow, when ho preaches at both services. He is one of the most prominent of the church's younger ministers, lias the reputation of being a powerful preacher, ami pos sesses a striking personality. On Sunday last, at the close of the Methodist Sunday school, Thomastown, the Rev. E. 0. Itneu, on behalf of the parents, teaeheiVnnd scholars presented to Mrs. Robert Bower a handsomely framed en...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
FIRES. On the 11th inst, a stable at the rear of J. Norris's fruit shop. High street, was slightly damaged by fire. On the 12th inst, a fire occurred at Sandland Bros., Cooper street, Preston, a five roomed dwelling uninsured. The outbreak was caused by a lighted spirit lam, coming into contact with tarred hessian, a quantity of which was des troyed. A fire occured in Mansfield street, Northcote, at 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the butcher's shop of Mr. Frank Allway being destroyed. The owner, who. resides in Dalley street, states that everything was safe When the premises were shut up at the end of the day's work, and the cause of the outbreak is therefore unaccountable. The Northcote and Preston fire brigades attended, but the alarm was not given in time for them to do anything to wards saving the premises, which were insured in the South British Insurance Co., for £130. Mr. Allway estimates his loss at £150.
Charity Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
Charity Entertainment. A splendid programme has been ar ranged for the charity entertainment in aid of the Bendigo mining disaster and the Little Sisters of the Poor, which takes place at the Northcote theatre on Sunday evening, May 21, at 8.15. A special picture programme will he pre sented, and an orchestra of twelve will perform operatic selections. The fol lowing artists will assist:—Miss Elsie Treweek (soprano), Miss Emily Steven son Oyric soprano), Mr. Fred Collier (basso), and Mr. Harald Reeves (bari tone) . A crowded attendance is antici pated.
BASEBALL. A GRADE. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
BASEBALL. A GRADE. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. | The above teams met at Victoria Park, when, after an interesting game, Collingwood were victorious by 10 runs to 5. Northcote batted first and scored through the agency of Robinson, and Collingwood responded with 2 runs. Northcote fniled to score in their next three innings, while their opponents scored 5 in their third and one in their fourth, but were helped through a series of errors by the Northcote fieldsmen. In the next two innings Northcote scored 3 and 1 respectively against two runs. The scores at the end of the sixth innings was, 10 to 5 in Collingwood's favor. A splendid exhibition of batting was given by Northcote in their seventh innings, and 5 runs were scored, Bolton, Bailey, Crawley, Brown and Billings (a home run) each crossed the plate. The scores were level when time was called, but as Coilingwood had still an innings to play Nortiicote's last innings did not count. Billings was the star player for North cote, his bat...
PROTECTING THE EYESIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
. PROTECTING THE EYESIGHT., L One of the greatest prejudices with which olectric lighting lias had- to contend is the assertion that it Is in jurious to the eyesight, and the latest scare is that the ultra-violet rays of the tungsten lamp, are harmful. The mere sound of the word "ultra-violet" seems to convey a terrifying impres sion to-some people, who,. perhaps, conjure up visions of mysterious mal adies analogous to those which at tacked the early experimenters with the X-rays. All" this alarm is, fortun ately, unfounded, for the emission of ultra-violet rays by some of the-latest types of metar filament lamps merely increases their resemblance to the sun as a source of Illumination. The pow erful new lamps, however, can be in jurious, to the eyesight, in the same way as any other illumlnant, by caus ing'Btrain owing to glare. More than ever nowadays the science, and art of - illumination., require to be carefully observed. - In the days of the candlo and-the early gas, burners t...
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. The wonders of the biograph never j cense, "In the Grip of a Villain," the star picture for the earlier part of the week, is n gem of motion. Apart from the drama itself the scenic pnrtofthe film was a glorious treat. "The Story of a Siren, which will be shown for the lost time to-night, is one of the most powerful dramatic subjects; the acting is superb, whilst a realistic tango dance by Mdlle Mistinguett adds to tile enjoyment. "London by Day and Night" will be shown for three nights, commencing Monday. May 18. The subject ranges from Windsor Castle to Petticoat lane. During a recent trip to Europe, the Amalgamated Pictures' , representative conceived the idea of compiling for the delectation of the people ot the over-sea dominions a work so comprehensive in the living depiction of this appealing subject as to far excel anything of the kind hitherto accom plished in fdms. IIow far he has suc ceeded will be abundantly manifeste'd when the complete work will be pr...
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, May 11th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, Miiy lltli, 191-1. Presont: Crs. Ciispo (in tlio chair), Wnriy Patorson, Staulako, Allchin, Jlowo, Robertson, lli'ickucll. " 'Tho minutes of tlio previous meeting and outgoing correspondence were read nml approved. Correspondence. l'Vom Clorocku and Main, South Mel bourne, with quotations for putting a nun- tank body to water cart.—Re ferred to public works committeo. : From .Tolin Murray, Simon line, and ltolaml Mason, requesting extension of olectric lighting along Gi|bert rond to '.its intersection with lle'nty stroot.— llofoi'ral to electric light committeii. From J. (J. Membrey, M.L.A., stat ing that the Hon. tho Attornoy-Cion ei'ril would visit Preston on Wednesday afternoon for the purpose of inspect ing present courthouses.—As nmiiy councillors as possible to meet tho party at 3 p'.in. From M. and M. Board of Works, returning tracing of sub-division of land.—Received. From Johatin Poppu \ Melbourne, stating that ho proposed to build a small iio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
You reaily must participate in the bargains offering at Hattapi's winter fair. The prices will astonish you by ; their absolute disregard of costs. All j prices are ruthlessly cut to the bone. [Advt], For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. •J^-OTICE TO ADVERTISERS. : Business men are notified that Copy J for Notices in the Proclamation Issue of '■ the " Leader " must be in before Satur- j day next. Such cannot be entertained 1 after that date. ■ ■ My Tailor "Tho very that Suit tailored for me settled the ques tion. Material,' cut, fit, and finish. pleased me so well I simply couldn't pass him lor my next. Let him tailor you a Suit and see if you don't agree, with me. His new 1914 Suit ings are exceptionally fine. Patterns post free if you cannot call. Cr Smith St. and Johnston St. Colli nc wood
FOOTBALL. NORTHCOTE V. NORTH MELB. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
FOOTBALL. I NORTHCOTE V. NORTH MEIJS; ! This match wns played nt North Mel , bourne last Saturday, and, resulted in an i overwhelming victory for the home team . who took charge of the game from the ! outset, and by their pace and system quite outplayed the Nortbcoteites. Chan ges in the latter's team from the pre vious Saturday were the inclusion of McClelland, Kobinson, Ingham, and Carroll,'who replaced Hall, liidd, Mills, and Blackmail. The game needs little description, as North started to pile up the points immediately on the com mencement of play, ivhile Northcote did not score till well on in the second quarter, and it was not until the linal quarter that they opened their ^oal ac count. To Northcote's credit it must be conceded that they battled 011 gamely in the face of overwhelming odds, and their play improved as the day wore on. Some good systematic nlay was shown by them at times, but tliey were mainly of the "flash in the pan" variety. They, however, lacked the dash of...
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. A packed house •greeted the appear anee of the Epping Amateur Dramatic Club at the Unity House, South Morang, on Saturday evening last, when they played "The Girl from Triangle Ranch ' m aid of the funds of the Janefield Presbyterian Church. It was the larg est audience that has assembled in tne hall for years, and a fine profit should be the result The performance was the same as given at Epping, and the mem bers got quite as sympathetica hearing. All acted well,; and the vocal numbers which interspersed the piece were well received. Between the acts items were given by the following:—Misses Smith, Perrin, Andrews, Murie Dea, Mrs. Zwar, Messrs Sharp, Smith, Tomkins, and Brophy. Misses Brophy and Cur tin played the accompaniments. The Epping football club play their first match against Kangaroo.Ground on Saturday next. The teams will prob ably meet at Doreen (half way), bnt aprangements are not yet made.
PRESTON ELECTRIC LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
PRESTON ELECTRIC LIGHT. I A teat' of the street luting of Pres ton by electricity wa&lt;5 made on Thursday evening, with tin extremely satisfactory result. The old lamps " paled their ineffectual fires " in the presence of the i new-comer, and the cluster gave a brilliance that made " the natives " rub their eyes and take on now notions of . the importance of Preston and the pro gressive spirit of the council and public men. The " fathers " met in the shire hall afterwards for a congratulatoty . talk, the health of the acting president^ : and the electrical engineer oeing hon-° ored. The latter, in responding, said that the town had a first-rate up-to-date installation. I
The Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every, Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, MAY 16. AN AIR RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 16 May 1914
Header Y , . JUSTICE TO ALL. . Published every, Saturday Morning. . 7 SATURDAY, MAY 1C.~ * AN AIR RAILWAY. I'noMiNKNUK is given in recent eablo messages to notices of nn experimental system of "air-railways," which gives promiso of developing into one of the "miracles of science." Shortly staUnl, tho idea is based on the fact- thnt a nmgnet» besidos having an attractivo force or aHinity'for certain motals, may with other metals exorcise an exactly opposite,, or repulsive, force, just as is exerted by a suspoiuled magnetic bar— one ond attracts, the other repels. Man 1ms already harnessed tho attrac tivo force. to many • uses—notably in tho keys used for sending telegraph messages by:tho.dot-and-dash systom of tho Morse alphabet; also in the huge travelling cranes used in foundries for transferring ^plates * of iron or steel rails ■ from ono'iilaco" to* anotherr A gignrftic m'agnet, suitably electrified, will take ui>',a sheet of iron weighing some tons, carry it where required, a...