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BASEBALL. C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
BASEBALL. C GRADE. Preston played Northcote on Saturday n thu Preston park in the presence of a air number of spectators. Preston icored 11 runs to 5. For Preston Gil ies, Hartley, Newbound and Sykes bat ed well, lilumlell pitched well and itruck out several strikers, and West noreland 011 first base was a tower of strength, but the ground play of Pres lOii was not up to the usual standard. Northcote was well served by Thomson, Ditching to Walker, Kichardson 011 2nd uase was very sure. Hayes scored two runs. Preston play Malvern on the Preston Pari; to-day. Northcote play Prahran at the North cote Park to-day. Team—Thonv> h (2), Hayes, Price, Smith, Richardson (2), McPliee, Walker, Hammott.
Sunday Picture Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
Sunday Picture Shows. The following resolution was unproved by an immense congregation at the High street Methodist Church, Northcote, on Sunday evening, and ordered to be con veyed to the management of the Picture Theatre Co."That this Brotherhood desires to express its deep regret that the management of the Northcote Pic ture Theatre has allowed its doors to be opened on a Sunday evening for a con | cert and picture entertainment (even in j the cause of charity), and earnestly I hopes that Sunday picture shows will I not be repeated in our city."
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
In Memorlam Dunnis. — In loving memory of our dear father, Willium Henry Dennis, J.P., who passed away 27th May, 1909, at Walker Street, Northcote. Not gone from memory, not gone from love, Just gone to our Father's home above. —Inserted by his loving son and daugh | ter-in-law, Samuel and Annie.
TRAMWAYS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
TRAMWAYS. To tho Editor. Sir, — It* is quite relreshing to hear I tlmt the Preston branch of the Northern ! Tramway League hus decided to further ! the interests of Preston, notwithstaiuH ing that their efforts to ijet tramway communication along St. George's road have been rendered futile by the oppo sition of the Northcote council. They have resolved to further a line connect ing with the Coburg and Brunswick line, coming along Lygon street, which touches our western boundary at the Hell street bridge, running same along Bell street to Elizabeth street, up Eliza beth street to Regent street, continuing along Bell street to Plenty road, thence along Plenty road to Tyler struct. This wiil most likely give us a direct ride to the city without change of trams, ns it is probable the City Council will join the Trust, taking the tram down Madeline street to Victoria street. This means progression, and our shortest way into the city. I wish them every success. Trusting thi« will cfimnh.t,...
The Preston Presbyterian Methodist Gymnasium Club [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
The Preston Presbyterian Methodist Gymnasium Club The first meeting of Uio above was hold in the Methodist school hall, on Monday, Sth inst., when there was a good attendance of members. it is expected that a record year will result. The services of Mr. C. Smith have been obtained as instructor. Any young man belonging to any church is invited to join. The following are the oliicers appointed for the year:—President, Mr. F. Carl Jung; vice-presidents, Messrs R. Richardson, A. Wilkinson, A.Walker, W. Rowe, W. Lilburn, A. Atkinson; hon. sec., 11. C. HenU.el; treasurer, W. Porteous; committee, A. Froebel, N. Walker, C. Johnson, L. Leith, J. Richardson, F. Naunton.
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. | Two excellent programmes drew splendid crowds to the theatre during tile past week. "Out oil llie Deep" a wonderful picture representation l>y the Nordisk Coy., was truly a delight for picture, lovers. "The Curse of Greed," which will be shown this after noon and evening for the last time, is an astounding dramatic creation, and the programme supporting this fine subject is of particular interest. The manage ment were fortunate in securing an excellent picture of the great event, the ceremony and proclamation of Northcote as a City, and this spccial attraction will be screened all next week in conjunction with pictures of North cote celebrities past and present. Two stars will be presented for three nights, commencing Monday next, June 1st, ^'Count Zarka," a Nordisk drama replete with sensational incidents which tells in n most realistic manner of the affairs of nn imaginary European Count, nnd a pathetic Vitagraph drama "Heartsease," a story .of love that wa...
EMPIRE DAY BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
• EMPIRE DAY BANQUET. As is thoir custom the members of the '.'Thornbury Billikin Club" held their Empire Day banquet in the Guild Hall of Trinity Church on the evening of Empire Day. The bjjilding was gay .Svith.-bunting, nnd streamers of red, white and blue, artistically draped around the walls. Pictures of the King and Queen and other members of the Royal Family were arranged round the. building.- Pot plants and trellis-work interspersed with creepers, still further f enhanced the beauty of the decorations. ' Mi-. R. Hnmmet (Grand Master) presi ded over the gathering. Among the visitors - were Mr. J. G. Membrey, M.L.A., the mayor (Cr. Dennis) and mayoress, Cr. and Mrs. Henderson. A lengthy list of toasts was entrusted to the members of the club, all of them young men. The character of the' speeches would have done credit to older . and more experienced speakers. In addition to the speeches a programme of songs was also rendered. The func tion was in all respects highly successful...
EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY' CELEBRATIONS. The 2-1 tli May falling 011 n Sunday, ! advantage was taken of the occasion &lt;>!' I all the district churches to found th-. day's services 011 the life and work 0/ the late Queen Victoria, the Good. At the Thornburv Church of England in the morning and the Baptist Church nt night the proceedings had special civic reference, and were attended by the i mayor and councillors of Northcote city. [ After the church services n large crowd thronged to the picture theatre, where a charity entertainment was given in aid of the Bendigo mining dis aster fund and the Little Sisters of the Poor. At all the schools of Preston and Northcote, special empire-day pro grammes were celebrated on Friday, in accordance with'the Department sched ule. Pictures were presented at Helen street and Wales street schools, at the latter by the Mayor, Gr. lluyes, Mes dames tJameron and Dunn, Miss Doris Werroy, Mr. Dickason, and Master Norman Werrey. The gifts were suit ably ac...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
OBITUARY. We regret to record the passing awtiy of another of the old colonists, in the person of Mr. George Launder, who died at his residence, Wallace street, Preston, at midnight 0n Tuesduy. Mr. Launder was the secretary of the Eight Hours Pioneers' Association, and was one of its oldest surviving members. As a boy he walked with his father in the Eight Hours procession of 1850, and for many subsequent years had occupied an honored position at this annual function. He was a carpenter by trade. &nbsp; For the past few weeks he had been confined to his room by reason of an internal &nbsp; complaint, which resulted in his death, as stated. He was held in high esteem by the residents of Preston and else- where, by whom numerous expressions, of sympathy were tendered when the sad news became known. Amid the rejoicings on Wednesday last Mrs. Mary Nesbitt passed away at 80 Jenkins street, Northcote, at the age of 100 years. She was the mother of Mesdames D. Holt and Atte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
AT LAST S An Up-to-Date Thornbury Draper. F. G. SMITH Of 245 High Street, Northoote, Has Bought the Business known as HOLT & CO., 533 HIGH STREET, THORNBURY. The Leading Norihcote Draper L„ NIEHOFF, Piano Expert, Tuner, Repairer, and Polisher, Twolvo years' City Exjiorionec. ' Lnte L. A. Kslielby (Concert Timor to Mnrlnm A'lft Cronslcyi) 324- High St., Northcote. college °f art COLLEOE-AHriMsgte^ NEEDLEWORK a* I'hono, Northaote -106 v*; Tim Mngnificoiit. Stock of Fancy Goods, FIntcil Ware, Bruslnvuro, Onm- V nii'iits, Art Necdlowork, Silks, Wools, Toy«, ifcc , ito , bIiowii ufc if. &lt;?V $£=:v£?V Mrs. & Miss WALKER'S MISS JOHNSON, Ladies' llairrirosscr, has rooms on the premise?. What do Your Clothes Cost ? ICxelusiveness can lie bought any (lay providinff you care to pay enough for it. No matter ho\v little you pay for a Suit, it cannot represent value withou'i. Style, Quality, Wormanship. The extent of the value depends as much on the degree of these essen...
NEW CATHOLIC CHURCHES FOR NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 30 May 1914
NEW CATHOLIC' CHURCHES FOR NORTHCOTE. For some time past the Catholic par ishioners of Northcote have found St. Joseph's church in Arthurton road in adequate for their accommodation, despite the fact that four services are held at different times on Sundays. A large and enthusiastic meeting, at which the pastor, the Rev. J. Murphy, presi ded, resolvcd to remedy this state of affairs by erecting two churches to serve the Catholic residents in both the northern and southern ends of the par ish. The northern building, which at first will be of modest dimensions, will be erected at the corner of High, and Rossmoyne streets,; while the other will be built in James street, and be of an imposing character, worthy of the site on Rucker's Hill (which undoubtedly overshndows everything around Mel bourne and suburbs), and should also prove to future generations a landmark of the zeal and generosity of the Cath olic people of Northcote. The site for the northern church, which will serve the res...
Uncle at Malta. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
Uncle at Malta. "Why," replied the crook, "you must know my undo. He's a general In the British army, and is stationed at Malta. It's really a remarkable coin cidence. I am going to the very same place as you are and am sailing on this vessel next Saturday. Wo are sure to he friends on the voyage, and wo will have a good time. We will be mates all the way, and I shall be a]>le to' introduce you to my mother anil sisters, who are splendid dancers." The foreigner gave a sigh of satis faction, and beamed on hiB supposed friend. He talked for about half an hour, ' and then the crook, realising that he had his man well primed and ready to be plucked, asked him to. take a walk with him around the city and see the; sights. Nothing pleased the foreigner better than to be guid ed by such a boon compa'nion, and the pair moved around Circular Quay, up George-street, and around the "block," Btopping at the General Post Ofllce. Here the inagsman left, his victim for a few moments until, a...
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
NOVELTY IN NOTES. "PAY WHEN THE 8UN GOES DOWN." A MALTESE CROSS. On his way homo to Malta to bo married, Joseph Marchl, who has boon working In tho mines at Mount Mor gan during tho paBt seven months, was Induced by a man ho mot on tho steamer Omrah to go for a walk In tho streets of Sydney 'one day last week, and was swindled out of JE'llt by moans of a fakod noto on tho "Bank of Brisbane," which boro tho words: "Pay tho bearer £10 when tho sun goes down," March! went to tho detective oITlcu and' handed a noto to Supt. Roclic, chief of tho dotoctlves. "What is this?" asked tho police of ficer, to which tho stranger roplted, "I robbod; I robbed, I robbed." In broken English ho told tho talo of his adventure. He said ho was lcnnlng over tho railings of tho steer ago dock of tho Ornrali shortly after noon, when ho was greeted by a well dressed man, who entered Into a con versation with him. Thoy talked for over an hour,' during which time tho stranger. loarn(>d from him that ho hnd...
John's Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
John's Point of View. In the neighborhood of Shanghai an English sailor, 011 his way to tho foreigners' burial ground to lay a wreath on-the grave of a former com rade, met an intelllgont-looking na tive, carrying n pot of rice. llallo, John,' lie hailed, "where are you going with that?" "I takeo pot on glavo—glave of my fiend," said tho Chinaman. "IIo, ho," laughed tho sailor; "and when do you expect your friend to cumo up and cat It." "At Bameo time," replied John, "that your llend comoo up and smel lee llowers." The most tlrosome people In this world are not tho bores, but tho peo ple who are bored and whom nothing over pleases.
BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W, Farmers' Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
BONUS FOR v/HEAT. N.S.W, Farmers' Proposal. Among the resolutions endorsed by the Wagga District Council Cor de bato at tho Farmers' and Settlers' As sociation's annual conference Is one In which It is proposed that the Gov ernment bo asked to pay a bonus on all wheat grown In tho State. The motion was submitted by the Harefield branch, and It was argued that because of tho Increased cost o. production and tho high value of land It is not a paying proposition to cultivate wheat, when it realises no bettor price than 4/- a bushel.
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. The Columbia . School ol Journal ism has Introduced a new method of training their embryo Journalists. Mo 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 Bcreen The first pictures to be used were three reels ot the Balkan War dims. 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, said:— - . ' "In adopting the new experiment in education the School of Journalism hopes to overcome Its greatest. ob 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 haB been...