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NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. A splendid bill will bo presented to night. "Where the Road Forks" and "The Shadow" are pictures well above the average, whilst the comedy portion is well catered for with "Andy Plays Hero" and "A Lesson in Jealousy." Of all Ouida's works, none achieved greater popularity than "Moths, " and none was more adaptable for cinemato graph reproduction. The management are fortunate in securing this marvel lous photo play, which commences' Mon day afternoon at the King's Birthday matinee, and will be shown three nights following. The usual complete change will be made on Thursday, June 11th. The star picture is "The Two Ser geants," a magnificent Napoleonic story of love and war. The film is re plete with dramatic incidents, while some of the seenes, especially those of the camp, will be found to be excessive of beauty and overwhelming interest. A great treat is in store for patrons on Monday, June Ifith, when Charles. Dickens great masterpiece "David Cop per/ield will be...
CHRYSANTHEMUM FAIR AT PRESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
CHRYSANTHEMUM FAIR AT PRESTON. A home feeling might have come to the "little brown man if lie had been present nt the I'reston shire hall on Thursday afternoon, for sunny Japan, the land of the chrysanthemum, was much ill evidence, not only from the display of gorgeously-colored blooms, but from the artistic lattice-work de corations of the various stalls in connec tion with a fair in aid of the Metho dist Sunday school funds. The building resembled some of the oriental scenes depicted in Sir Reginald Treves' book of travel, "The Other Side of the Lan tern." Each little stall was a complete study in miniature, the whole reflecting the greatest credit on Master Willie Mather, who designed, and Mr. Rose, who set tlieni up, the latter gentleman being so enthuiastic in the cause that he rose from a sick bed to carry out the work, afterwards returing to the nurs ing quarters. There wore, of course, many capable and wiling helpers, both ladies and gentlemen, who are all to be complimented...
LADIES' COLUMN. SHOULD OLD LOVE-LETTERS BE KEPT? [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. .8HOULD OLD LOVE-LETTERS BE KEPT / Should old love-letters be kept? . ■ Most, people would say; If asked tho question, "If .you're unmarried, keep them; If you're married, destroy them most decidedly." , In other and plainer words, If you are unmarried, you can do as you like. If you are married, you can't— 11' you wajit peace. &lt; ■ A love-letter Is sure to be, read sooner or later, however carefully you .may hide It; however emphatically you may deny its oxlstonce. This Is one reason why married people should not keep old love-letters—they nro sure to be found. The next is obvi ous. A woman can't forgive a rival, and a man wl'l not. . It Is unreasonable really, but there It is, and you have to acco'pt tilings n's they are -In this life. It Is unreas; onable of tho man, .because If he comes to think about It, a vanquish ed host adds glory to himself, but he is still afraid tho other.man will cut him out. Not being sentimental himself, he c?.a't believe she ...
AN ABSENT-MINDED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
AN .ABSENT-MINDED MAN. She is a' Kensington girl," and.,lias recently, married the dearest fellow in the world. ~ She Is fully aware of the latter fact; nor does she hesitate to mention it to her friends. Indeed, so recent is her marriage that some of. her acquaintances have-not yet had a chance to meet the moat-charming of ■ his sex. Brief as the time has been, however, • it has yet; been Ions enough for her .to discover that ,her husband is absent minded. "- The other day she was expecting a girl friend to lunch with her an;l malte the acquaintance of this para gon.- The guest, however, failed to make her appearance, though a carj ful search of • the husband's pocltol!-, failed to reveal tho note of invitation. It was a rainy day, and late in tlio afternoon tho now-despalred-of. guest made her appearance, wet and dishev elled. ' : , . "What on earth is the matter?" cried the bride. "You poor thing, you are dripping wet; and- you have miss ed meeting Fred?" " . •"I'm «• awfuily-Bor...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
The hours when n man communes with His own soul are sacred, and none may spy upon theni. Hugh could have told no mini— perchance'lie would not have dared to tell his own dear wife, how lie spent the night of the vigil, or what mes sage the darkness had for him. At daybreak ho walked in St. James Park—the fuller hours of the morn ing found him pacing the Strand with the will of one who could have hurst open the great doors through which Bhe must pass. She would be brought up at ten o'clock, he said, she wlio waB the heaven of his hope.- He won dered that those who pansed -htm by did not ory; out upon him for very spite of his happiness. There were few In Court, for this swift surrender on St. Dcnys' part had not been made public, and none hut the lawyers knew much about it. Geraldine arrived at a quarter lo ten with Desdy, who had, in'imagina tion, driven the great car all the way from Datton to "Lnlly's House." She left the hoy at the. gate of the Law Courts, and went in to find Hug...
Withdrawn. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
Withdrawn. Two Liverpool councillors, A and 13, were famous for their love of one another. One day at the Council, A was dilating 011 the "ugly objects to 'be soen In Hodncy Ward," wlion B sprang up and remarked: "1'vo llvod In Rodney Ward all my life, and 1 know of no unsightly object." "Pardon mo," interrupted A, "but I, too, live in Ilodnoy Ward." "Ah!" flashed out 13, "then I with 'draw what I said.' Women are very puzzling. . . . Will you tell mo why they almost Invari ably worship gold braid and scarlet, and yot uro foromost In denouncing war, and aro horrified at tlio inero Idea of manslaughter? The flowers of happiness are water ed by smllos. .
Father's Dilemma. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
Father's Dilemms. A parent's life is one long responsi bility. It's a wonder that so many of the genus discharge their duties so ac ceptably. A writer has discovered another parental problem; or perhapB ho merely calls attention to one which many fathers havo discovered for themselves. "How's tho family?" one Inquired of a happily married man. "Well, my children are at a dim cult age now." "Difficult? Why, they've all passod tho measles and teething stage, have they not?" "Long ago. But you don't know a father's troubles. My children are at the age where if I use slang my wlfo says I'm setting a bad example, and if I spealt correctly, tho kids think I'm a back number. Which would you do?"
II. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
II. i Malcolm Traves was at Waterloo, though It was after twelve o'clocH when tliey arrived there, and lie ilrove WHIP them to the Carlton Hotel. Mian Goraldlne, ho said, had gone down to Datton, but would return oarly In the day. His. greater news lie kept to himself, chuckling the. while as-u boy who would throw a stono hut hns not the courage. It was good to see him 'at the table In Hugh's private room, sipping the champagne to tho accompaniment of deep mouthlngG and lingorJng sighs of BntlBfactlon. Not so the Archdeacon, who lifted his glass like a veteran and rarely set :lt down empty. (.'eorge Hedges lmd. no poor heart which never rejoiced. And this truly was an occasion b&lt;v yond memory. To be suro they talked of wlint was to come—but with greater earnest ness of what might be. The ques tions they put to the old solicitor brought a merry light to Ills oyos and a frivolity' beyond experience to Ills lips. Did lie think Renal-Smith's evi dence would bo accepted? Was I...
CHAPTER XX. A Witness for the Defence I. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
CHAPTER XX. A Witness for the Dcfence I. Tho "Chrlstabel" steamed iu4n Southampton water nt half-past seven o'clock on the following evening, but It harbored no longer either little Madame Adolo or tho liandsomo American who had crossed the ocean to.'befriend her. Honal-Smlth had taken her to the . South that very morning; ho was to leave her with her parents at the "gato" of Nnnte ville, and then to return with all dili gence to London to "settle your af fair," as he said to Hugh with much feeling. Georgo Hedges, whose optimism was fond of waiting upon opportunity, hail . regained the, otium cuin dignitnte when they made Southampton, niW he put It to Hugh that a little din ner at the best of the hotels might be a fitting prelude to the "glad" work so soon to bo done in London. "You can do nothing to-night, my dear fellow"—he suggested affably, and was almost shocked when wns reminded that much could bo done. For some men joy is but me:it and drink after all—the Archdeacon was one o...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
in. There was another letter sent on toy Geraldino, and this from one whom Hugh had not expected to In dulge In the candor of correspond . once: St. Denys was In Ills old cham bers In, .Termyn-streot, and there ho fretted and fumed against the world, and the women who helped to people the world. What had he done to de serve" all this? ho asked. Why even his own son waB being turned against him. He meant to put that straight —to have a private tutor for the boy, and to see that these infernal women "didn't coddle him any longer. It was quite pathetic to read between the lines, and to see how this aristo crat "derelict desired the very sym pathies he had done so much to alien ate. "Prove, to me that there was nothing between Patty and this man Herosford, and I will take her back to-morrow," ho wrote. "It's for tho boy's sako, for I do really bellevo Bhe's in love with me, and that's a fact." ■ Ills other protestations proved, as " Mat IMichel said afterwards, that the -devil had been ...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, ek and Cb. Ltd.? bond, and Melb. All Rights Reserved. II. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER fly .MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, ck unci Cb. Ltd.? bond, and Melb. All Rights Kcscrvcd. II. Hugh saw tlie great steamer put about for Southampton, and he watched Mat eoinc out of the opera . tor's room. An .impulsive exclama tion called the Irishman to his side. The hour for subterfuge had gono. ' "Well, old clmp, is the doctor nboard?" s. "No, ho'is not on board." "What made you thin* hp would coino via Cherbourg, Mat.," "What the priest told me—and my commonsense." "You thought he would set- out Im mediately?" "I was sure of it." "Because of their friendship." "Mon, ye Know hotter—'twas for Iho sake of the little girl ' "Then the prioBt agrees that he was in love with her?" "As mad in love as the other. I'd be the same myself If she were &lt; n this boat another day or two." "Whit will we do now, Mat?" "Cable to America, and say we're taking the child on to London." "1 don't Relieve she'll go, Mat." "Ah, then, 'tis precious little...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
Electricians North cote's leading ELECTHTCTANS. Robertson & O'Donnell, Contract' r» for Electric I'owrr Inf-tul lation Sunshino Technical School, nnd Electric Light Essondun Hull. Householders requiring tlioir premisos Electrified ill most up todnto manner liy skilled workmen, call at 307 high ST., NOIITIICOTK Plionu: Nurlhcuto 108. Pinna nnd Estimates Prepared. Open Fridays 7 to 9 p.m. ELECTRICITY. T. F. MAIN & CO., Grain's Lane, Melbourne, Proprietors. RFOKRS and J. VAUGHAN « have much pleasure in An nouncing to intending users of Electric Light or Power in Preston that thoy aro prepared to undertake tho install ation of same in privato or business premises, workshops or factories guaranteeing suecesj^ful results. Apply in Preston to K. Foors, 400 High Street, Preston. Tol. 1914. J. L. Newbigin & Co., ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, 161 QUEEN ST., MELBOURNE. Privato Houso Wiring for Eloctric Light, Heating, Cooking, Fans, Bells, Tolepliones. Agonts for British " Ev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
Announcements. JUST WHAT'S WANTED HAY Cut for Farmers daily without notice—and no unnecessary waiting: This, will save you both timo and money. HAY Bought in any quantity. J. P. KELLAM, CHAFFCUTTING MILLS, PRODUCE MERCHANTS, &c., HIGH STREET, NORTH PRESTON E. W. INGHAM . Is successor to Mrs. McKinder at the well-known Ham and Beef Shop 517 HIGH STi, THOIINBURY. And will conduct the business on the same successful and popular lines. All Goods stockcd will be the absolute Best. Scrupulous Care will be taken in regard to all Meats and Small Goods. Hint to Housewives: When the table is short of something tasty, something appetising, always remember n Moa Cycle Works Follow the fingerpost If you warn complete cycle satisfaction. We have machines, of all grades, makes and prices, that make cycling a long roll of pleasure. U you need a new machine, or your present one repaired, renovated and made perfect-come In and see us; It will be time well spent, and time well spent Is always ...
STREET LAMPS AT PRESTON. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
STREET LAMPS AT PRESTON. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—While I think our Preston coun cillors are to be commended on their enterprise und foresight in giving us the electric light, I think some improve ments might bo effected by giving us lights at street corners. At the corner or Garnet und High streets, for in stance, better provision should be made. This is only one of many cross streets left unlighted, und I think one of the small lamps should be ut eucli cross street. Then, again, in Bell street, ut the exit from the station, a light would bo irreatly appreciated. ■Youi'a. &c.. I PROGRESS. I: * - *•»
A CHAPTER OF MISFORTUNE. The Story of Charles Tellier, the inventor of Cold Storage. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
A CHAPTER OF MISFORTUNE. The Story of Charles Telller, the Invontor of Cold Storage. A- modest funeral wending its way through tho Btreets of Paris last Oc- • tober carried to his last reBtlng-place the originator of .a great modern In dustry. CharloB Tolller, llko so many Inventors, made fortunes for others, while he lived and dl.cd In obscurity and comparative poverty. How tho Idea of cold storage first entered his fertile 'brain forms a curi ous anecdote. Ho catlod, somo fifty yoars ago, on Baron Haussman, the "makqr of modern Paris," to Bubmlt models of weaving machinery, it was a terribly hot afternoon, and the Pre fect, chatting pleasantly to tho engin eer, laughingly observed, "Better de sign a freezing machine. Now or nover Is surely the time." The subject gave Tolller food for thought, and a freezing machine he invented. After sundry ups and downs, a lost lawsuit, an Imprison ment for debt, lie saw Ills machine In actual working to produce artificial Ice for cafes, ate., ti...
A Neddyfy[?]ng Move. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
A Neddyfylng Move. Tho Mayor's wlfo was highly elated over hor husband's unexpected knight hood, and it was with gratification that she Induced him to consent to tlioir speedy removal tp a more clasBv neighborhood. Sho at onco dispatched a Iotter to tho principal carriers to send, on a certain date, one of their largest fur niture removerB. On tho day of tho removal, how ever, t,ho Mayoress was staggered to Heo a donkey and cart stop outside tho house. "Whatever does this moan?" Bhe domanded of tho driver. "I aont for ono of your largest vans!" "Bo oasy, mum," replied the man. soothingly. It's orlrlglit. Tho big van was bespoke, d'yo see, so tho gaf for sos to mo, bos ho, 'Shyfter, you tak &lt; Neddy, an' do tho job In twice, an' I'll only charge the lady for, one run.' So 'ero I bo, mum. Woa, Neddy!" You can build a house, but a home must grow.
A GREAT VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
A GREAT VICTORY. Two largo orchards; side 'by Bide, brought much profit: to Farmer Lee, and much trouble, for the orchards .were considered fair game by tho •boys or the village, aud two orchards are harder to watch than one. One day, looking from one orchard to the other, Lee saw a small 'boy ahin' doivn a tree,, and, uttering a word of warning to another imp still up among the apples, rau off.. Lee readi ed that tree in record time. "Got yer this time," he roared to tho boy, almost hidden among the leaves. "Como down!" • Getting no answer, and not being in a hurry, he Bat down and waited, un til a servant brought him a note that had just, been dropped through the letter-box. Ho did not wait after he had read it, as follows:— "Some people 'as apples, some 'as Bonce. You bin watchin' it pair of trousis stuffed with straw, and we bin gettin' your apples from the other orchard. Great victory .for aence.
PAPERHANGING. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
PAPERHANGING. Who undertook, at ma's request, A paperhaiiging Job1 with zest,. And; nobly strove to do his best? . . • - That-'a. Father... Who, having fixcd-the first piece.flush, Ho turned his back to get his brush, What was it caine down with'a rush? The paper. Who, running down the steps in hasto, Fell head first in a pail of paste, And then complained about the taste? 'Twas Father, Who with the brush the paper tore, And dropped the pieces on the floor, Then stuck a length across the door? Why, Father. Who came and watched him with a frown. And said, "Look here, you, silly clown, You've got the pattern upside down?" 'Twas Mother. Who murmured, as lie choked a sob, "A working man I will. not rob, We'll get a pro. to do the job?" Poor Father.
MOTOR CAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 6 June 1914
MOTOR OAR MONEY. EMPLOYER GIVES TO EMPLOYES An Industrial experiment that is causing much controversy In t!ie world's press just now Is thnt ot Honry Ford, an Amorican motor °cur manufacturer, who Is distributing 10,000,000dol. of prollts among Ills em ployes. Theso prollts aro distributee! In weekly portions In tlio pay onvel opes of the workers, and with the wages bring tho ordinary workor ovor JE1 per day; Detroit, whore tho Ford plant 1b situated, lias boon Inundated slnco tho announcomont was made with seokors after employment wliero tho high wages aro handed out, ac cordingly tho payment of double tho ruling wngo has had a most unsettling offcct upon other employers' labor in tho motor Industry. Ford has' highly specialised all operations In Ills fac tory, with the result that each man of the 15,000 employos has sotno small tnsk allotted him, Which practlco on ablo him to perform nt groat speed; but the argument against tills sys tem ls_that it tends to turn tho man into a mor...