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Bowls. BRIGHTON CLUB'S ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
Bowls. BRIGITTON CLUP'S ANNUAL 3MEET ING. The Brighton Bowling and Tennis Club's annual meeting was held on Thursday cvening, the President (Cr. W. P.. Francis) in the chair. The annual report set out that last year there were 1-IS members, includ ing 61 tennis members. The surplus oa assets over liabilities had further improved. The ."A" team won 4 and the "13" team three out of the 12 pennar.t mnatches played. The perfor mances of the teams were:-Fossev, 7 wins, 2SO) to 277 points (3 up); Live sey, 5 wins, 271 to :kt3 points (32 down) 'ITricks. 3 wins, 242 to 2S0 points (3S down). Burrows, Field, Lance, Cochrane, Fovy ad Nash also skipped "A" teams on occasions. Hodgson, 5 wins, 275 to 297 (22 down) ; Nelson. 5 wins, 290 .to 323 (33 down); Graham, 3 wins, 276 to 321 (45 down) and. Chilmhan, 3 wins, 23-1 .to 295 (61 dowr.) aid Hickey skipped the "B" rinks. Improvements had bIen made to the billiard room andl the annual tourna uent against the Brightor. Yacht Club and Elsternwick Bo...
RIFLE CLUBS. MOVEMENT AT SANDRINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
RIFLE CLUBS. MOVESLENT AT SAiNDI?INGHARM.. Mr. Commins brought before Mon day's meeting of the Sandringham P1rogress League the question of form finr a rifle club in Sandringham. This matter did not necessarily affect the progress of the district, but, under existing circumstances, might concern its very existence, and it might be de sirable to follow the lead given in other suburbs where rifle clubs had been formed. The Defence Act provid ed that all Australians might be call ed upon to take arms, and it was desirable that they should be ac quainted- with the arms given to them. The first line of reserves was of men from 18 to 35, the second 35 to 45, and finally 415 to GO0. It was gener ally accepted that people without practice in the use of a rifle were more dangerous to their friends than their enemies. They should be familar with the use of the rifle, and as in case of great emergency there would be- too small a numlber to Lgo all round, they should be in the hands of -people ...
LADIES' RALLY AROUND CAULFIELD'S MAYORESS. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
LADIES' RALLY AROUND CAUL FIELD'S MAYORESS. The Caulfield Town Hall presented a busv appearance on Wednesday, when 200 ladies assembled at the invitation of the Mayoress, Mrs. E. C. Murphy, to arrange for the making of ear esents for the troops. Mrs.iStanley donated 100 yards of flannel,. Mrs.| Head 100 yards and Miss Taylor 60 pairs of socks. Donations received in the rpom umounted to £15, whiih will be used for .the purchase. of other ma terial. Several ladies .promised the loan of their sevwin mchines, and the Town Hall has 'been placed.at the disposal of the committee for use evcry day from 2 to 5., The Mayoress was appointed president of the move ment, and Mesdames Head & Weares, joint secretarics.
CAULFIELD COUNCIL VOTES £100. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
CA(ilFIlILI)D (COUNCIL' VOTES £tnil. At Tuesday's iiieting the ('aullield Council voted £10i O to the patriotic funds. Tihe Mayor (Cr. E. C. Mur phy) movted that the amount he granted. lie said that in connec.tion with the teirible war in which the Empire was ens len . t i was expected thelly should all show their loynlity imrind hrty attachment to the Soveer cign. and to wish all sucress to the nimpire's arms. This the- could do list by supporting the patriotic ap penls for a?isistin2 thie snlditrs en rimard ci it hr in home defence or if sent on ser? ice abronad. Cr. Ifugh 'I'hIi nI on Scrmnded the imotion. whllhih ias carried liliunilmloua. thII Natilal Anthem.u
PATRIOTIC APPEALS. THE MAYORESS OF BRIGHTON'S FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
PATRIOTIC APPEALS. TIHE MAYORESS OF "BRIGHTON'S FUND. The Mayor of Brighton (Cr.. Thos. Wilson), treasurer of the above fund), desires tp gratefully acknowledge re ceipt of the following donations, wherewith to provide garments for sol diers going to the war, viz.: The Mayor. of Brighton -£5 5 0 Cr. Alford -- - - - - 5 5 0 The Mayoress of Brighton - 2 2 0 Mrs. Welldon - -- - 1 1 0 Mrs. Chalker - -- -1 1. 0 Mrs. Calder - - - - -, 1 1 0 Mrs. Dickenson - -- -1 1 0 Mrs. J. M. Coane -- - - 1 "1 0 Mrs. Lindsay Knight 1 1 0 Mrs. MacKirdy "- -- 1 0 0 The Misses Budd - - - .':010 0 Mrs. Higgins -- - 010 0 Mrs. Wilcox - --- = -- 0,I10 0 Mrs. Williams - -- -- - 010 o Anonymous - - -- - ' 010.0 0 Mrs. Dallimore - - - - 0 5 6, 'Patriot - - - - 0 5 6 Mliss Daver - - - v - 0 .5 0 Mrs. WVight - - - -'O 5,0 Mrs. lMayhew -- - 5 " 0 .Miss Higgins - - - - , 0 5 0, Mrs. Trumble - -- - 1 0 3 6 Mrs. C. A.' olmes: ? ;0 3 O Miss Ashe - - ]- - 02 0 Mrs. Johnson -- -? -:- 0 1 0 Miss Calvert -- --- . 1 0 Colle...
BRIGHTON LADIES ENTHUSIASTIC SEWING BEE AT TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
JIIRIGII'ON LADIES EN'I'IUSIASTIC SEWING BlFlE AT TOWN I1ALL. Allout 230 ladies responded to the invitation of the Mayoress of Brigh ton (Mrs. T. Wilson), and met at the. Town Hall, Brighton, on Thursday, to devise ways and meansof assistip? by providing garments for the soldiers who contemplate participating in the war. - An influential committee was form cd as follows :.-President, the Mayor ess (Mrs. T. Wilson); treasurer, the Mayor (Cr. 'r. Wilson) ;'secretaries, Miss V. Campbell and Miss M. Bo hbrts; executive committee, Mesdames J. Peacock, T. W. Wilson, MIeKerdie, Stranger, J. H. Taylor, Lightfoot, Knight, A. C. Wilson, Wilcox, Tucker, and J.amieson. The Mayor placed at the disposal of the committee the Town Hall and other rooms, and it was resolved to purchase material, a anumber of ladlies ltiering Iusi- oL the-ir sewingr mmachines; which are to he brought to the Town Hall on Monday. A start will be made on Tuesday at 10 o'clock. A collection taken.up in the room amounted t...
Severance Again. PROPOSED REVIVAL OF THE AGITATION. [?] SANDRINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
Severance Again. PROPOSED REVIVAL OF THE AGI TATION. At the monthly meeting of the Sand ringham Progress League on Monday, the hon, secretary (Mr. Thos. Weston) said he had beeni approached by re presentatives of the Black Rock and Hampton Progress Associations to ascertain if the Sandringham League wes in favour of a revival of the severance movement. He would like to know the feeling of members. Mr. Grace-Leave it over until after the elections. Mr. Callaghan-Let us discuss it at next meeting. There are a lot of people in the district now who were not with us when we fought the mat ter before. They might-not know what is meant or intended. Cr. Eggleston-We are all in favour of severance. Why leave it over until after the elections ? Mr. Grace-Drop it altogether. Mr. Rogers--Hear, hear. Mr. Weston said he had not been in the previous fight, but he was tired of the shire hall being over at Moorab bin. It should be at Sandringham: After further discussion Mr. Weston cave notice that ...
BRIGHTON COUNCIL OFFERS STORAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
BRIGHTON COUNCIL OFFERS - STORAGE. At Mouday's u'metill"g of the Bright on Council the Mayor (Cr. Wilson) mentior.cd that he had: received a communication fronm St. John Ambu lance Association Committee; asking that a room be placed at...the dis posal of lie. association for instruc tion in first aid arid .'urising.. 'IThe association considered ?:.it advisable that nurses should, lij traiined for sc tive service. They. would:;prefcr:,thel Drill. Room ibin5g pluceAt at their dis-. posal. Cr. Strong lmoved that, tlhe .rc'uest of the association be acceded to, and also that nvy buildin'g or. reserve controlled by. the council-be placed at the disposal of the Defence De partment for. storage' of arms, &c-, and for mrobilisatioin purjloses.; Cr.. Hanby. seconded the. rosolution. iHe said thatt at this tiitn?: there could Ibe ohly onue opinion ' in regard to the matter. ie wasn pleased to find that the Brighitoniimis w;ere not behind -.in oli rinign their' services - *it tlhis wa...
SANDRINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
SANDRINGHAM. The monthly meeting of the Sand ringham Progress League was held on Monday evening, the president (Dr. T. Garnet Leary) in the chair, and aBout 20 members being present, including the Shire President (Cr. B. _J. Ferdin ando) and Cr. Eggleston. SANDRINGHAM RAILWAY SERVICE The hon. secretary, Mr. T. YWeston, reported that the Black Rock Progress Association had agreed to send dele gates 'to a deputation with Sandring ham and Hampton to ask for a bet ter train service. A PUBLIC NUIS?ANCE. Mr. Weston also reported that he had received no reply from Mr. i il lar to the -association's request that urinal on a line with Beach road footpath at Sandringham Hotel, be removed. He believed the new tenant was dtsirous of having it removed. Mr. Rogers-Tie has just put an ex tra light over it. Mr. P. McCarthy said he had to call Mr. M?illar's attention to the place last summer, and threatened to summons him if he did not attend to it' at once. The councl's 'health officer had the powe...
BRIGHTON'S PATRIOTIC CARNIVAL MEETING, MONDAY NEXT, DRILL ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
.RIIIILTON'S PATRIOTIC CARNIVAL. MEETING. MONDAY NEXT, DRILL ROOM. A special meeting of the members of the Brighton Charity Carnival Com mittee was held at the Town Hall annexe on Tuesday evening to con sider a suggestion that, in view of the national unrest, this year's sala should be postponed. The Mayor, Cr. T. Wilson, occupied the chair, and there was a large at tendance of committeemen. Cr. Francis considered that there was no. need for an appeal for'eharity at the present time, and mentioned that many residents would he disin clined to help unless some alteration was .made in the object of the gather ing. He sue?ested that the proceeds should be devoted to the patriotic fund, nd ,; considered thiat donation* would come in freely. He would not be surprised if - they raised between £200 and £300. If any instances of local distress occurred they might do rtne sodethin.r out of the fund. Mr. J. Rowe questioned whether they could adopt the suggestion with out having a notice of mot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
:; For Warmth and -Comfort. Use a Kerosene Heater. No. 101, Ruby Front,17/. - - No. 120, Ruby Front, 19/ :.No. 120, Mica'Front, 18/. - One-Fire Stoves, 45/ "The Matador." Handsome Finish, 32/6. - ... Incandescent Burners, lMantels and Fittings. Gas and Elcctric Lighting Installed. : rden Tools, Seccateurs, &c. - - from l/. to 10/ " Spads. from 2/11, 3/6, 4/6. Shovels from 3/6, 3/9, 4/6. HARDWOOD, FLOORING, LINING, WEATHERBOARDS, RED GUM, PALINGS, LATHS, LIME, CEMENT AT .IW CITY PlrICES. J . J. WEBSTER, TIMBER MERRCANT and IRONMONGER, Opposite: STATION, ELSTERNWICK And BROADWAY, OAKLEIGH. J.W. G OR G E, S Motor, Carriage and Lorry Builder. I'OTHING BETTER. ON ?H?EEL9 - - h . J.n e rr " he .Prize Lorry Buildar-Melbourne Show an . - All Principal Shows. LORRIES a SPEOIALTY(built o suit any purpose), DOUBLE & BINGLE FARM DRAYS, TIP-DRAYS. PONY; JIN.ERS, THIREE. UARTER SI.F1 SU.LKIES, DOUBLE. SEA'TAED -BUGGIES, O . : Or any class of Vehicles keptin Stock. Send for Catalog...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
Firstand Foremost. W. Robinson. Butcher. New St. Brichton 'Phone 1245. Established 1859 " Brighton East Ward Election. 1Mr.H. NATHAN , THE PROGRESSIVE BUSINESS CANDIDATE, Will Address the Electors AT THE ! malt Street:methodist Sunday School, - . ON Thursday Next, Aug. 20, AT 8 P.M. Mr. Nathan will reply to Cr. Alford's Address. ~ ll East Ward Ratepayers Invited. F. HINRICHSEN, Secretary. . ?.?,?,w?.?.C?-?-?-?.?C-¢a;433p?3; ? . * T- - -w -v -w -» - -w - -- *»-* - - TOW1N OF BRIGH-TON. NORTH WARD ELECTION. VOTE FOR" MR. J JJ. PASSE, . THE PROGIRESSIVE CANDIDATE, The usual -Comnmitte Meetings. will be held neit week. SHIREB OP MOORABBIN. WEST'IIDING ELECTION. We, '-the iundersigned". ratejpayers, nominateo. Mr. :H. B. Grace for the above .vacancy : CGeorge Wallace Corbctt. Josiah A. Geer. C. H; Round. Ernest Sofin. F. 1. Straw. a - William Close. Wulter 0. lobson. A.-E. S'iiall. Edward L. 'iayden. G. P. Big s. C. 1. Clifford Row. . . T;. A Sbyle 0. T,. Cillniughlim. R. Geo., -Furniss....
Brighton Gas. COMPANY'S HALF-YEARLY MEETING. ANOTHER PROSPEROUS TERM. PROPOSED ENLARGEMENT OF WORKS. FURTHER REDUCTION IN PRICE OF GAS FORSHADOWED. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
Brighton Gas. COMPANY'S IIALF-YEARLY MELT 1NG. -ANOTHER P1'OSPEIROUS TERM. 1'PROPOSEfD ENLARGEMENT OF WORKS. FURTHER REDUCTION IN PRIC:E OF GAS FORSIIHAI)OWED. The" half-yearly meeting of- the Brightoni Gas Company was held on Thursday at the oflices of the com 0pny, New street, Brighton; when the charman of directors, Mr. E. -J. Hartley, occupied the chair. TIHE BALANCE SHEET. The balance sheet submitted showed that the receipts were £13,20-/15/ (sale of. gas £10,525/10/5, residuals £2,M55/19/7), whilst the expenditure includled coal £3186/1S/7, wages at works and nlannger's salary- £1,(01: 13/-, repairs and maintenaece of coroks £917/17/8, distribution of e?s and re pairs to mains, stoves, &c. £1,SG3 10/10, lighting and repairing public lamps £371/6/8, rates and taxes £:117 18/10, and management expenses £696 18/6, leaving a balance of £4,40:1 12/10. The tonnage of coal used was13,OS1, which produced .11,59S,000 cubic feet of gas, of which 3,817;S00 was nnac counted for. D...
BRIGHTON-ST. KILDA LINE. INCREASING THE WIDTH OF THE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 15 August 1914
BR[IGHTON-ST. KILDA LINE. INCIREASINc THE WIDTHa OF TLE ROAD. The Brighton Council decided on I[ondla to notify the Railways Com missioners that, the cuestion of re ducing the width of the paths along the route of the Brighton-St. Kilda electric railway so as to give the in creased room for vehicular traffic when the line was duplicated, was re ceiving the Council's attention.. TILE BRIGHTON BEAGH TERI INUS REMOVING A DANGEROUS CURVE. The recent collision which occurred at Brighton Bench between two elec tric trans has brought forcibly under the notice of the Brighton Council the danger that exists at the curve on the line through the view of the drivers being blocked by a large brick wall on the boundary between the two licensed j.remises. The engineer, 31r. IH. E. Coaune, sub nitted a plan at Monday's meeting of the council, showing the dangerous cunrve. He reconnIended that to relieve the'danger a strip 15 feet wide opposite the corner, tapering to a point 50 feet towards Grimble...
Brighton Court "A SIDE-STEPPING MOTOR." COLLIDES WITH AN ELECTRIC LIGHT POLE. DRIVER FINED £5. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 22 August 1914
Brighton coUrt 'A DILSJ Ef I'r' MOTOr' LIGRT 1'OL. t: it> tl, B oiglhton Court, ettrda3 before"!-'31?~:-h le on PI: 1 h,, lh y uor i.1iI y :\nrinan EIdurcI `Dutton was ,bor?ed 'wit i being uniider thli i IliK ? of liquor rwvllest- in charge of a ii'otor' ara .on Sunday, August 1tli, and plaiaded :guilty. .eCouistahtl L.ombard deposed that om Siniday evenini, , in company with Constable u Iunc, hie went toe the an tersection of Were strict and Eslilan a(d, and saw a miotor car. had eai;ialu into an electric light pole. The wheel on one side were on the footpaith. The pole; which was in the ground six feet, was shiftie abolut six ilihes, and was snalpilm tff alout 12 feet above the ground. .ecuead snaid that the car had side teplh'ld, and tlnr:tted to witness that he wa a "shlic," ciad had taken four whiskies. Co(nstable Duane gave corroborativ.e evidence. Aceusa.il, a farmer, of M3ornington, waid that he was not travelling at more than ten miles an hour. 0l1 nearing Were street he...
MORDIALLOC. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 22 August 1914
t. .. I.. IO IIIALLOC. ; I pA;t ptriotic meeting, convened by Ilcidamnes Ferguson and Rodgers, was held. on lMonday, und was attended by over 200 resideints. C'. White pre sided, and said that- the conveners coisidered that somle action should ie taken locally to -provide comforts for ti' troops. It was resolved to olpen a Mordialloc Patriotic Funid. The ofliccrs appoin?ktd were-Presideint, Mrs. Fergiuson ; 'vice-pi:idesnts; 3es diamnes .llcartncy, 'lAnlcdrson, c tand White,. -.n:al is.ss Green ;- secrcetay, lUrs; Jrlodgers; trcasurer,'3rs' Asi iiore Alrraalgecicntst K + the iholcict of a cobicert oln SiptemblerAl)llirero left cwith r.;. T ;.,cN.' Milir,: "lio ..asi also electel secreotarc ' for an ait bulanc :lass cwh ichi sitris iitih'37 uiua niers." '- ,;.; - 'd';' " ;. -:. IThe followicico d6natioiis .'crce ctived - - hr. lccrgc'on - £3 3 0 imrs 'oor-e 1-0:- . liss l31or', - -; -- 1 I's.; Aslnore -- "- -'-- ' OILr OiiC' ':".- "' ,.-_:' . 0; .0 entlemun - - - ( H o t wi '-' - "* ...
CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 22 August 1914
CAUILFIELD. A large case containing 560 articles coimprishig shirts, cholera belts, socks, ic.; has liecn forwardedt to th& lIe ftece Authoritiesl as a -first instal iieit..of, articles from 'naUlfield. There is still more wcork to come in, and theil M oross =desires thait it.should be nturnlelto the 'lown HIall as early as ` isihle,. so that another case of goods.:An,can lie forawarded without die lay . Doaiiationss - st, oney may he left at the.Tdw .oHall, or with the ion?;.treasurer. Mrs...towenlock, Gled luiitly?-. road, Elsternwick. S,,patriotic concert is to be held at the TowtifHall dn Thursday by the Bloy Scouts.