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C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
C GRADE. Northcote defeated North Melbourne easily last Saturday. A streak of nine and another of seven in Northcote's first and second innings showed strong and well-placed hitting. The Northern ers could do nothing with Thomson, only two safe hits being recorded. Ham mett, J. Thomson, Hayes, Walker, and Sturken all played well. Northcote now hold second place with 8 wins and 1 defeat. Scores Northcote-9, 7, 2, 1, 1, 2, 4-26.. Nth. Melbourne-0, 0, 1, 0, 2, 0, 2-6. To-day Northcote play M.C.C. at Albert Park. Team-Thomson (2), Richardson (2), McPhee, Hamilton Hammett, Hayes, Sturken, Smith, and Walker. Preston played Carlton at Preston last Saturday, the locals winning by 3 runs. Blundell, Gillies, Westmoreland, and Sykes all played well. Westmoreland brought off two fine catches. Scores Preston-1, 0, 2, 0, 1, 2, 1, 1, 0-8. Carlton-0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0-5., To-day's game is against Prahran at Toorak Park. Players catch 12.40 train from Flinders street to Toorak,
MEISSONIER AND HIS GARDENER [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
MEISSOUNIER AND HIS GARDENER .leissonlor, like many other celebril ties, had la passion for gardening. Ilia gardener, an acconlplished botanist, know to perfet'lion the seeds of every plant, and 3eleisonier had often tried In vain \ o throw hint off his guard. "This time I have got him," the ar. tisi remarked to ia party of friends at the dinnver-able. 1tuli he showed them a imalll packet olltaining the dried roe of a herring. lhe thell sent for the gardener. "Do you know this seed'?" \lession?. ler inquired. The gardener carefully scrutiaised the grains. "\Why not?" hlie said, at last; "they are tile seeds of tile Polpus flutcillnls, a very rare tropical plant." "0low long will they be in coming up?" .\leissonler asked, with a chuckle of slluppressed exultation. "About a fortnight, was tile reply. Two weeks later the guests were igain assembled at lelssonlier's table, land after dinner the galrdener was all Iiotlnced. '".ionlsitur .1leislonier," tile man1 said, "tile seed has Just ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
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 Sununer Suit ings. For Well-Tallored Clothes come to us. TREVENA & SON TIlE RETIAB I CENTS' TAILORS 266 Smith Street, Collingwood ýonu Cisn~trat G310. COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Compensation Act 1914 This Act has passed both Houses of Parliament and will shortly become opera tive, It is 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 take out a policy. Stott & Bastings Have been specially ap pointed for Northcote, Preston, and Fairfield, by the leading Companies to issue policies to ...
LADIES' COLUMN. THE WOMAN-AT-ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. THE WOMAN.AT.ARM8. I ride to a tourney with sordid things; 'Theoy grant no quarter, but what care I? My casque is crested with Iron wings, And love, for a sword, at my stirrup swings, And shrill in my ear Truth's trumpet aings: "Though they slay you, you shall not dio!" I have bartered and begged, I have cheated and lied; Dut now, however the battle betide, Uncowed by the clamor, I ride, ride, ride! Who will many splinter the shopmen's panca; Such deeds as these be no deeds of mine. 'Nol by tumult nor wrong do I nmea sure my gains, llt whore gentleness triumphs and violence wanes, \\With foot In the stirrup and hIand-on the relnH You may see mly buckler shine, I have boee wanton and queell ale bride, I have veiled lly soul for my body's pride, Now, mighty in armor, I rido, ride, ridoe I ride to the battle with lust and greed. Why marvel ye then at a woman hi arms? I alm sprung from the lo11s of ai mar t 1l breed Heir to the lances at Runnymede, Cromwell's courage and...
Northcote A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
Northoote A.W,A, The fortnightly meeting was presided over by the president, Miss Olive E. Sullivan, on Monday last. Miss Merri man won the prize given by Miss Wood. An invitation was received from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade to visit the head fire station on Thursday evening next. Members wishing to accept same are asked to meet at fire station, Eastern Hill, at 7.55. Next meeting June 29th, when Miss Sullivan will arrange sylla bus item.
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. Tlhere are in Miontreal at the pres. ent time four mnembers of the most exclusive club in the world--the 'CIr. cullnavigators' (1ub"-alud they are searching for men who have triavelled round the world. The club has quar. ters in New York Melbourne and Iuttenos Ayres. Thils month they In. tend to get togetheor for the first din. nor thls club has held on Canadlan soil. One of the circuallilvigators hias been deputed to find out how many other globe.trotters there are in jotton troal who can comle up to the require. moats of the club. In order to be. come a memnber one must actually have clrcumnavlgated the globe. Many international celebrities int politics literature art and business have joined the Clrcumnavigators' in the past few years. Admiral Peary presided at the annual dinner recent. ly in New York. This was attended by 125 members a good muster cont sldering the fact that many of the members are constantly on their rounds from country to.country. Ad. miral ...
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. MONDAY, 15TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
NORTHOOTE CITY COUNCIL, MONDAY, 15TH JUNE, Present:-The mayor (Cr. S. Dennis) and Crs. Bastings, Schwaebsch John son, Hayes, McDonell, Redmond, Hen lerson, Tharratt, Lees, Glanfield, Plant, Woolhouse and Mason. CORRESPONDENCE, From M. and M. Board of Works, reporting that revenue derivable from proposed extension of water reticulation p Rossmoyne street was considered insufficient, -Received, From the secretary Victorian Rail ways, per Mr. Membroy, stating that, in compliance with the council's wishes, the 5,55 down train to Preston would not be cancelled on holidays,-Received, From Sydney H. Wilson, mayor, City of Malvern, asking appointment of delegate to conference to consider advisability of prohibiting the erection of buildings on low-lying or swampy ground,-Cr, Hayes to attend. From Northcoto branch A,N.A., for warding resolution passed by that body that the council be asked to erect three public conveniences, convenient to High street, north, south and coentral.-To be informe...
CRICKET SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
CRICKET SOCIAL. On King's Birthday night an enjoy. able evening was spent by, some 150 friends of the Northcote Presbyterian cricket club, amongst those present be ing Crs, Henderson and Hayes, also the president and secretary of the Presby terian Cricket Association, Messrs Hammett, Harvey, and Misses Shaw and Hayes contributed musical items. On behalf of the association the pre miership trophy won by the club was handed over to Mr, Landy, president of the N,P.C.C., who presented gold medals to the players. Trophies were also presented to Mr. J. Shand, set of cutlery, winner of batting average; art jardiniere to Mr. N. Richardson, bowl ing average; gold medal to Mr. R. Hlayes, all-round play; gold medal to Mr. E. Richardson, special batting; blazer coat to Mr. W. Thomson, special bowling. These trophies were donated by Messrs Reid, Landy, Harmsworth, Arthur Shands, and Cr. H. Bastings. The annual report was read by the as sistant secretary, which showed a satis factory position, an...
POLITENESS IN THE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
POLITENESS IN THE HOME, It is signilicant to observe how some men fall to know how to treat their wives and sisters when they meet them. It seems to them quite unnecessary to lift their hats, or to give heir nearest and dearest the courtesy they would freely render to any woman outside of the domestic circle. This shouhldl*ot be, and the sooner a revolution is accomplished the bet. tor. The ablest and most persuasive treatise on the etiquette of the home will not be able by itself to work the chlange, alhough It would be helpful lowards that end, 'What ?s needed is the right training of boys and girls. Courteous behavior should be en forced by parents in the same way as other good qualities are taught. One of the most successful Instruct ors of the youlng in our day bears tills testimony: "People complain of the way children behave, and lay the blame of their behavior on the day school; but It they would only make the children do at hiome as they are required to do in school, matter...
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER III. The Student's Night. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GRiAIlAM BROWN, Author of "The Soul o. Lucille," "The League of the Sacred Scarab," etc. - Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER Ill. The Student's Night. It was nearly the end of the sum. mer session and tile students throng ed the "gods" at the Frivolity in Edinburgh. The manager of this va. riety theatre had put his best foot foremost, and from the wings he watched the seething crowd of fresh young faces, The phalanx of students arrived early, as is their wont, and began by making audible comments on the ad vertisements on the iron curtain, Soon cat-calls resounded through the rapidly.-filling house. "Clomienthee" and several other masterpieces were rendered, at least with gusto, and at last there arose the cry, "Galbraith! Galbraith!" front every corner, The audience turned in their seats and looked up at the aninated sceone In the gallery. It was a fine thing to be an Edinburgh student! As the iron curtain rose slow...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
Bereavement Notices lI R. and Mrs. BROWN and Family 1i1. beg to tender their sincere and heartfelt thanks to their many kind friends for expressions of sympathy in letters and floral tributes during their recent sad bereavement; especially thanking Rev. Geo. Shinkfield, Mrs. Jones, and Mr. Lewis, Unrdertaker. 5 Flett Street, South Preston.
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 15th JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
EPPI'G SHIRE COUNCIL, MONDAY, 15th JUNE, Present:-Crs. Dea (president), Mc Coy, Wuchatsch, McCormack, Browne, and Goss, CORRESPONDENCE. From Railway Department, acknow ledging receipt of council's letter in re gard to the condition of road leading from the railway gates to Epping sta tion, and stating that the matter had been referred for report.-Received, From Shire of Oxley, re dredging in rivers and streams, urging this council to request their Parliamentary repres n tatives to use their best endeavors to have the recommendations of the Dredging Inquiry Board adopted.-Re quest complied with, on the motion of trs, McCormack and McCoy. From Queen's Memorial Ihfectious Diseases Ilospital, acknowledging re ceipt of council's letter disclaiming any liability in connection with account ren dered of £116 2s tid for the maintenance and treatment of patients in the hos pital. In reply thereto the hospital authorities desired to submit certain suggestions to the council with a view to havi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
Toe UB PA GQI, VWhen you hurt yourself yor hand naturally fliea to the plance to rub it. l'hat is instict -- Nature ahowing the way. Tho "way' itself is to rub with Zamilluk, bt cause this is a pure healing balm. free from the rancid animal . fats, mineral poisons, and turpentine found in common ointments and embrocations--also bIectaucs lvingi comliposed of the refined balsams from certain rare hemsr it is easily absorbed. It is soothing, healing, and antiseptic. It heals bruisee. cuts, burns, scalds, sprains, cold. sores, eccema, c.,, and is valued equally b)y the houstewife and the athlete for oxpelling pain. 11tr; i~be C O~s190~" Buslneus Announcements. The louse Wife " , 7 -conomist Speakinqof ? Groceries ' lIIOSE who know 1 say our prices speak for themselves. ¶ The goods, too, are first - class; guaranteed fresh, pure and whole some as groceries can be. i Prompt and thought ful attention when you purchase at the shop; correct and careful de livery of the goods you buy. ¶ If i...
Jika Motor Cycle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
Jika Motor Cycle Club. The result of the club's 5-mile handi cap was as follows: --A. Gunn 1, A. Brice 2, M. Enbwistle 3, Members who wish to witness the fly ing half-mile and challenge 5-mile are requested to meet at the town hall 1.15. A run will be hold on the 21st inst. to Gisborn, starting at 9.30 and returning 6.9 ,
Preston P.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
Preston P.L.G. A meoting of the above was held at the Rechabite hall on Thursday evening, 11th inst, Mr. Davidson, president, occupied the chair, and the attendance Was large. Several new members were elected, and a number proposed. The reports were of exceptional significance, inasmuch as they related to various phases of recent political developments. The administrative and organising *capacity of the Electoral Campaign Council was strongly in evidence, every emergency being provided for and the minutest detail attended to, so that the usual turmoil, overlapping, and waste of energy might be avoided. Mr. Mor gan, the selected Labor candidate, related his experience, and it was mani fest that the charm of his sincerity is attracting sterling support to the cause. The mixed novelty night, held at the shire-hall on Tuesday evening, was an unqualified success.
JIKA NO-LICENSE LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
JIKA NO-LICENSE LEAGUE. Last week was a busy one for the league. On Thursday, June 11, a big rally was held in the Congregational church, where Mr. Membrey said the great light was between now and 1917, as there was a strong movement to take away the right of local option and sub stitute the present License Reduction Board with added powers. The Rev. C. Benson Barnett emphasised the fact that judges and doctors agreed that drink causes 70 per cent, of our crime, a great deal of disease, and nearly all divorce. A first-class programme was supplied. Mrs. Brandon gave an ex cellent recitation. The singing of Messrs Ahern and Hammett was loudly applauded. A duet by Miss McCulloch and Mrs Fernie, and an item by the Fitzroy Quartette party were highly appreciated. The choir sang a sweet anthem, On Saturday evening the annual meeting was held in the Methodist school hall, High street. It was the best gathering the league has held, nearly all the churches and temperance organisations in the...
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 15TH JUNE. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Cr. Plant, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT, MONDAY, 15TIl JUNE. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Cr. Plant, J,P,] Metropolitan Fire Board v. Catherine Oliver, claim for £32 11s, expenses incurred in respect of a fire at 95 West bourne grove, Northcote, premises and contents uninsured. Mr. Hall, for the Board, said that an amicable arrangement had been made with defendant's solicitor, Mr. Lonie, whereby a compassionate allowance of £7 lls would be allowed, on a verdict being recorded for the balance, viz., £25. An order was made accordingly, with £2 15s Gd costs. Herbert Rowe, in arrears with main tenance order, was allowed a week in which to make payment. John Albert Ferguson for driving a motor along High street without a rear light, was fined 2s Gd. G. Nelson was charged with having feloniously taken away telephone sun dries from the Fairfield post office. Lottie William, postmistress, deposed that on the 2nd inst., between 3 and 4 p.m. she found that someone had in terfered with the public telephone at t...
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. A new methlod of giving medical students instructions which, it is said, will largely obviate the necessity of dissociion, will shortly be put into practice at the Ilahenemann .Medical College, Philadelphiha. Physicians and surgeons connected with the departE nlent of anatomy are lnow perfect lln the process, which originates through the recent discov\'ry by ia German scientist of a fluid by the use of which the human body cani be rendeOred transparent. 'T'hie fluid, which is composed of soev oral oils, turns the flesh into a sort of transparent Jelly when injected, on abling thi student to study the veins, muscles and bones far better, it is as serted, than If they resorted to the disseoooting knife, It Is said to be oue of the most valuable discoveries in medical sclence of late years, Mr. Sutch (one of the deputation)-I am not my brother's keeper, Mr. Mayor, Mr. Pearl-I am not aware that I said anything that should be withdrawn. If Cr. Lees will point out ...
WEDDING. PRITCHARD—ROBBINS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
WEDDING. PRITCHARD-ROBBINS. The marriage of Mr. Daniel W. Pritchard, son of Mr. E. Pritchard, of South Preston, and Miss Mary Robbins, youngest daughter of Mr. Goo. Robbins, of Thornbury, was celebrated at Holy Trinity church, Thornbury, on Saturday, 6th June. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. C. W. Wood. Mr. V. Hut ton presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful bridal gown of ivory silk crepe de chine with pleated tunic of ninon and lace trimmings, the train being finished with lace and orange blossom. A veil of tulle and wreath of orange-blossom was worn, and a bou quet of white flowers carried. The two bridesmaids were Miss Dorothy Lane (niece of bride), who wore a pretty frock of cream foam crepe with white fur trimmings, and Miss Maud Pritchard (sister of bridegroom), who looked dainty in white silk. They carried bouquets of pink flowers, and wore gold brooches, the gift of the bridegroom, Mr. B. Pritchard acted as best man, and Ma...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 20 June 1914
CHURCH NEWS. To-morrow at the All Saints', Pres ton, the candidates confirmed by His .Grace the Archbishop, in Thornbury last Thursday night, will make their Sfirst communion at 8 and 11 a.m. S" God's Call," will be the Rev. B. C. A. Eva's subject at the evening service. The South Preston Methodist Young Men's Bible Class is dealing with the book entitled " Christ's Message to the Kingdom," To-morrow afternoon the subject will be-"The Jewish Idea of a Perfect City." On Sunday morning at the Preston Methodist church the Rev. E. O. Knee will conduct a family service, at which fathers and mothers are specially invited to pttend and sit with their children. The subject will bo-" Home Sweet Home," The subject on Sunday morning at the Congregational church is "The Marks of the Lord Jesus," and in the evening the pastor will deal with the interesting theme, "Spiritualism." The well-known tenor singer, Mr. Will Davies, will render "'The Hour of Peace." "Young Men's Sunday" will be observed ...