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LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
LOCALISMS The Hon, the Premier will receive a deputation from the Northern Tram way Extension League, re the proposed St. George's road tram to Preston, on Wednesday next, at 10.80 a.m. Else where the league invites the attendance of ladies and gentlemen interested in the scheme. The Fitzroy council has appointed delegates to accompany the deputation, Mr. J. Reidy, secretary of the Gwalia lodge, U.A.O.D., has been appointed by his colleagues as senior member and leader of the Board of Directors, At the Northcoto court on Monday P. L. Mitchell, F. E. Sabelberg, and W, F, Phillips were each fined 40s for non-compliance with the Vaccination Act, A few debt cdses was the only other business to occupy the attention of the Bench. At the South Preston Methodist church on Tuesday evening a grand chil dren's night is to be held, For particu lars see programme, A meeting of the residents of Preston is convened for Friday evening next; in the Rechabite hall, to take steps to recognise the serv...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
CHURCH NEWS, The Young Men's Class in connection with the South Preston Methodist Sun. day School will, at 2,30 to-morrow afternoon, further continue their study on "Christ's Message of the Kingdom. The Rev. Geo, Shinkfield will conduct the evening service in the South Preston Methodist church to-morrow evening, at the close of which members are invited to remain andpartake in the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. The services at the Congregational church on Sunday will be conducted by the pastor. At the morning service seasonable words will be addressqd to youngandold. This will be followed by the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. In the evening some present-day prob. lems will be dealt with. Mrs. Lanyon, of Carlton, will render a solo, Baptist church.-Next Sunday morn ing the first communion for the new church year will be observed, all mem beers being urged to attend. "The Com munion of Saints " will be the theme of the discourse, The evening sermon will be preceded by a song service...
99 MARRIES 19. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
99 MARRIES 19. Mlrs. S, T'. Bonson, of Kilngston, Now York, who is one year abort of a 100, was married last Saturday to a 19-years-old bridegroom. Despite heor ago, the old lady is a shrewd businuess wolman, and' has coaldorable propor. ty. She has had numerous "admilr era." An English youth who had just fin islihed a very tedious journey in a very slow-going train in South America, said to one of the railway ollicials: "Does this omnliany allow passeni gors to give it advice if they do so in a 1respectful manlier r?"' T'le ollicial repllied that lie thought it ditl. "\\'Wl," the youthi \i went o1i, "It oc cuitel d to I it w\\'oiiul Ihe, well to detalch the cow\\'catchier 11'oIII1n the fronit of the, eigiigne anld fastel it to the roar of the trai. I'or, youi see, we areil i not like. ly to overtlake a cow', butl what's to provent a cow strolling into the car and biting a passengeor?"
TO HIDE BALDNESS. HAIRS SEWN IN HUMAN SCALP. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
TO HIDE BALDNESS. HAIRS SEWN IN HUMAN SCALP. A ,method of sewing hairs in the human scalp in cases of partial or total baldness has been successfully used in several instances by Dr. Szeokly at the hospital of Saint Ste. phane at Budapest. The number of hairs "planted" in the head of a patient, says "The Times," has been as many as 50,000, One hundred hairs are drawn through punctures in the scalp to every square centimetre, and as both ends are left free, the number is thus 200, or over 1000 to each square inch. Very fine gold wires are used, one five.hundredth of an inch in diameter, and fine, long hairs from a woman's head are at. tached at the middle to these. The gold loop or knot acts as an "ano chor," and after sterilisation is intro. duced into the subcutaneous tissue, where it Is slightly twisted, and holds the hair permanently in position, It is stated that 500 hairs can thus be introduced Into the scalp within three. quarters of an hour. Dr. Szekely Irhas designed a speci...
SUBMARINE PARIS. LANDMARKS UNDER WATER. DANGER ON THE "JOIE DE VIVRE." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
SUBMARINE PARIS, LANBDMARKS UNDER WATER. DANGER ON THE "JOIE DE VIVRE." The deluge has been a trifle late, but it has come after Louis all the same. It has blotted out the Place de la Concorde, wherein several of the aforesaid Louis's illustrious relatives lost heir headls; it has threatened to swamp the tomb of Napoleon at the Invalides and the Venus of Milo on the ground floor of the Louvre; it has imparted a Venetian aspect to Notre Dame, the Morgue, and other build. Ings that the world knows loss about on the li de o Cite and the lie St, Louls. Paris is a flat city; the shelv ing from the river is so gradual as to be imperceptible bor the first mile or two. And it is around the river on both sides that the Important Paris has grown. History tells that the two islands constituted the camp of the ancient Gauls, and thence livi. lisation spread until to.day hl'Martre itself presents a condition which pass. es for civillsation, until the apaches break loose and smash things every no...
Well Worth It. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
Well Worth It, On thie journey to SL. Peteraburg a thought reader entertaIned .tlhe comn pany, A Pole, who took the whole thing as a hoax, offered to pay a cor* tain sull if the thought reader di vined hisa thoughts. The aIntter, amnu. (d, saId: "You are going to the fair at Nishni Novgorod, where you intelnd to pur chase goods and lay out a lot of Imon. ey, atter which you will declare your self bankrupt and compound with your oreditors for throee per cenlt," 'The ]olo gaz'ed rt hin with 001op mouth, pulled out Ils purse, and paid the ~mount promised. The thought-reader asked, triumphlll ulitly: "So I've guessed correctly?" "No," was the ansaWerl "butl youll've gIvea mo0 a brilliant idea." Io mnoi huott for temnptation just for ithi sake of wreslling with it., '?'ie man who gets the toat Olit of life Is the main who pilll tihe imot Into It,
Recognised Him. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
IRecognised Him, In one case the late Mr. Justice HIawkins sentoenced all the prisoners to death. The sentences were after wards remitted to terms of penal sor vltude, while one of the defendants, Alice Rhodes, received a free pardon. In theo summer of that year Mr. Jus tlice liawkins, feeling warm after a walk over Wimbledon Common, called atll an ini anld askedi for a ginger beer. Hle thought the Iarmaid lookied at him strallgely. "Thank you, my lord," she sahi s1 she handed him his change. "You know lme, thOen?" exclaimed H1awkins, with a smile. "I shall never forget you," answer. ed the barmaid. "It's not a yoear ago that you sentenced me to death." The barmaid was Alice Rlhodes.
LITERARY DOCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
LITERARY DOCTORS, The fact that the celebrated Amer. lean physician, Dr, Silas Weir Mlltoh. oil, who died recently at Philadelphia, had a distinct reputation in the liter? ary world as a poet'and novelist, calls to mind several other instances of re laLionship between pill and quill. Dr. .\lichell's beat novel was "Hugli \Wynne, Free Quaker," which deals wlhll the period of tihe revolution, aud has created almost as much interest as some of the stories of Sir Arthur Conan D)oyle, who got his ideas for "Sherlock Holmes" while wMlklng thi Edinburgh Infirmary under the eye of that remarkable surgeon, Dr. Joseph Dlell. Another Scottish dloctor, Dr. John BJrown, was the immortal author of "'IRah and His Friends." Rlicardo Ste phllens, the author of "Tile Cruciformn Mark" and "The \Vooing of Grey Eyes," practises and writes in Brora, Sutherlandshire, in the heart of a dleer forest. Sir -Frederick Treves, whlo 1has achieved the highest eminence as a surgeon, has .since become one of the mo...
SPECK IN THE SKY. DODGING THE CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
SSPECK IN THE SKY, DODGING THE CONSTABLE, T, Kashlarn, who was formerly a star aviator in the Japanese army, andl who recently lived at Mllfire, Los Angeles, lhas adopted a new way of evading justice. When a constable called this week to attach his blplano for a debt of £25 the machine wvas gone, and all thle constable could see, withl the aid of glasses, was a far-away speck Iln the sky; Goet a few large knobs of chalk and lay them at the back and sides of a tire, They will burn as red as cohl, give a lovely heat, and save the coal,
AFTER MANY YEARS. MONEY IN A BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
-AFTER MANY YEARS. MONEY IN A BANK. The mistake of Mr. A. S. Whltohall, of Union Bridge, Maryland (U.S.A.), in going to tile wrong bank, hais rOe vealed that he is the piossessor of a deposit of £200, and interest, amount. ing to nearly £300. The money has long awaited a clahuant. Sovonteen yearos ago Mrs. Sarah White hall deposited £200 lit. a bank, and three years later she died; The bank offclals made Inquiries, but could never find the next of kin. A day or two ago Mr. Whitehall had business at the Farmor' and Mechan. Ics' Bank, but went instead to the lFreoderick County Bank, where it was found that the money was' his.
HOW THE SHIP CAME HOME. In the Sydney "Sun." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
HOW THE SHIP CAME HOME, By ADAM M'CAY, in the Sydney "Sun." The storm It howled with a demon's breath, And its hate was the hate of Hell; But the Wakatlpu came back from death, And she brought back life as well, Southward into the raving blast, sea ward into the night The Wakatipu went rolling past in the devil's own despite; For all the ldemons that twist and turn wherever the tempests blow H(ad sworn to batter her, stemn to sturn aind drag her to drown below: She dug her nose in the sweeoping seas, she put her head to the gale, For 'tis just as luck and the Lord shall please if a Ship will win or fail; And the devils smoto her li scornful sport, but she battled against them all; For the mascot bringing her back to port was a baby born with a caul. Beaten andl banged, she staggeredl on; reeled with a drunkard's gait; tier irudder and half of her boats were gone; she heaved heir plunging weight Like the wallowing corpse of a lar pooned whale; was tipped and turned and tossed Till th...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. WILLING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOUROES. WILLING, ler poor suitor did not discern That her gowns cost more than he'd earn,. Said she, "Hlow could you dress mo?" lIe blushed and said, "Bless me! That's something I think I could loearn," A Methodist minister whio formor ly harvested souls is now harvosting wheat in the Glilgandra district, HIe no doubt, donsiders the work harder, but the crop seems surer. Most children have a pot of some description, and when a suburban hen some months back hatched out a duckling amongst her brood of chicks, the owner's two dlaughters Immediate ly adoptedtl the web-footed new arrival as a pet, Ducky, as he was named, grow up and waxed fat in the inter. venling months, and, being the sole member of his tribe in the fowlyard, was well fed and becme very tame to his adopte.d parents. Paterfamilias, however, when eggs got scarce and the fowls were eating much and lay ing little, made sorties with an axe upon the inhabitants of the hennery, and thereby reduced his bill for f...
DIAMOND WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
DIAMOND WEDDING, A most enjoyable evening was spent in the parish hall of Holy Trinity church, Thornbury, on Monday, June 29, when the diamond wedding of Mr. and Mrs. John Murden was celebrated. The family assembled included children, grand children and great grand children, and with friends numbering in all 64 sat down to the wedding feast, Rev, O, H, Zercho, who was in charge of the parish of Malmsbury during the time of Mr. and Mrs; Murden's residence there, acted as chairman, in the absence of the Rev. C. W. Wood. He proposed the toast of the bride and bridegroom andl spoke of old times and remem brances. The Rev. John Adams also spoke. Mr. R. A. Murden responded for the bride and brigegroom, beming the eldest son present. After the break fast a social hour or two was passed by the company in a most enjoyable manner.
WITTY CHURCHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
WilTTY CHURCHMEN. .. stuldy of the wits of the world ri' veals tile fact that there is a fair pro portion of 'lergymenl amlong them, and a very good illustration of thin powers of repartee on the part of clerical celebrities is afforded by an incident which happened when Bislhop loyd Carpenter was addressing an open'air meeoting. An athlest asked the Bishop if hei believed thliat Jonah was swallowed by the whale. When I go to heaven I will ask Jonah," said hils lordship. "?int supposing," the other persisted? "he is not there." "Then you will have to ask him," was the quick re tort, At a farewell dinner to D)ean ,Jolhn CGregg, just made bishop of Cork, a. bottle of rich old Waterloo port, in stead of making a rapid circuit, rest ed before the guest of the evening. "(Coni," cried his grace of Dublin, from the hIead of the titble, "thoughl you are John Cork, you miustn't stop the bottle," The bishop of Cork replied, "I see yotur gra'ce Is disposed to draw me out. lut though charged wi...
DOING, NOT TALKING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
DOING, NOT TALKING, Wh\\'at mankind is awaiting Is the bro theorhood of man; It's asked for, and prayed for, since e'er tihe world began. Men talk of it, they preach of it, from ev'"ry point of view, hut those who nobly practise it, their number in but few, \Vhy wait until coimnuilties resolve to live it out? It's just by ones'and twos and threes such work is brought about. inach one of us has got a world tied up within his breast, Anit what we are anld what .we do should benefit the rest. T'rue, "LnaugIh and the world laIghis with you, weep and you weop alonte," But that's not the oroed that's ne.tlied to give the olt world tone. (live cheer to the man who's sirug gling, a hand.clasp to himn who's down, Our heartiest grip reserved for the man who's under fortune's frown; Don't hold aloof when trial comes brotherhood's needed then, Pior e'en the lotely and outcast still are brothers and men., And living is better than pireactlina, words are empty things Ations are just w'anted, magt...
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. Monday, 29th June, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
ItOITHCOTE ClIY COUNCIL. Monday, 29th Jue, 1911.. Present: Cr's. Dennis (Mayor), Bast. igs, Hayes, MeDonnel, Redmond, I Iltlerson, Woolhouse Tharratt, Lees, Mason, Smith, Glanlldil, Plant. The minutes of tile previous meeting and .out-going correspojldenco were read and approved., From Metropolitan Board of W'orks, approving a service pipe of 1I inclh (Ia. to supply cricket ground and pa vilion in Merri Par'k.-R-llecoived, nd referred to thle conmluissioners, with power to act. From Public Health Deopartment, in viting consideration of reports ro dis Iosal of nighltsoil in unsewered arneas. -After discussion, it was decided to iake no action at present. From same, stating that the Council might nominaite a representative on thle Queen's Memorial Infectious Dis eases Hospital Ioarnd up to 12thl Aug u~t.-T-'lhe Mayor to he nominated,. From same forwarding report of heaonlth oflicei tor 1913, and askilg that steps be taken to ahato the pr(ovalenCe of diphthlerian.--The town clerk repor...
SUCCESS IN COWARDICE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
8UCCE88 IN COWARDICE, "I attribute whatever euccess I have had to ivy cowardice, I have,always feared to wade in so deep that it was difficult to wade out." This unusual comment on a sue. cessful career was made by a man who has Just retired from business at the age of eighty-one after making a fortune, Does It pay in the long run to be always careful? Two of London's most prominent :business men do not think so, One of them, lMr. H, Gordon Selfrldge, ad vanced the opinion that twentieth. century nerve coupled with good judg ment is one of the first elements of success. "Hlumall nature Is so mar vellously complex that any one quality does not really mean much, It does not pay to be foolhardy. The ran who never ventures never does " things. There is one word which is the keynote of success in business to. day, It is in!tlatlve." lr. A. \V. Gamago, when questioned on the subject, said he did not' think that the word cowardice was the right one to use. "I should rather call I. prudence...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
The House Wife Economist SpeakinLof Grocernes r1IOSE who know say our prices speak for themselves. ¶ The goods, too, are first - class; guaranteed fresh, pure and whole some as groceries can be. ¶ Prompt and thought ful attention when you purchase at the sholp; correct and careful de livery of the goods you buy. 11 If it is inconvenient to visit us,phone Northcote 119 and our traveller will call. AlF. Norfon high s'. S ,Woolfon Av. C ROXTON E. W. INGHAM Is successor to Mrs. McKilder at the well-known Ham and Beef Shop 517 HIGH ST., THIORNBURIY. And will conduct the business on the same successful and popular lines. All Goods stocked will be the absolute Best. Scrupulous Care will be taken in rgardl to all Meats and Small Goods. HINT TO HOUsEwIVEs: When the table is short of somethirig tasty, somethling appetising, always remember •I'2C. - w .A.2t Announcements Miss K. Lee WyISHES to intimate having com menced business as a FRUITERER & GREENGROCER In New Shop, Corner HIGH &am...
DON'T CROSS YOUR LEGS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 July 1914
DON'T CR088 YOUR LEGS, "Don't cross your legs" If you wish to avoid appendioitis, is a theory ad vanced by several nloted surgeons. In fact, one goes so far as to say that it' people never crossvel their legs the dread complalint would entirely dis appear. The facts aiw these. Crossin: the legs cramps and squeezes the dellcate vermniform appendlx. The aplpendlx Is lrritatedl, allnd inhtlalinllttio sets in. Inteonsel pain comes, and theno, sudden. ly anId slenlly, you areo oil your back, the tlsweeot iland heavy fumcs of clhloro formn bogin to nulmb you, and the ap* pondictih speciallst benoids over you with a sharp knife, Wlhen washing chhin with gilt tipoli it nevslr use sodi. lubl n little Hoap on thie dishclotih to make a ilce lather, thltl rinsie in clear cold watelr,