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P.L.C. NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
P.L.C. ---------------o NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. A meeting of the combined branches was held at the above branch's room on Wednesday. 1st, for the purpose of forming a WVonmen's Organising Committee. It was decided that the whole of the ladies present form them selves into a conimittee with power to add as many as possible. Mrs Evans occupied the chair, and the following officers were elected: President, Mrs Evans; vice-presidents, Mrs. Pledger; and Mrs. Aslmlore; iec retary, Mrs. Gedge; treas., Mrs Jack son. The whole of the officers return ed thanks and promised to do their best. It was decided trat the" first meeting to make working arrange ments should be held on Monday af ternoon, July 6. Mr Cheers then gave an address on the Municipal Platform, and said that as Mr Jewell was retiring from muni cipdl honors lie (Mr Cheers) had been appointed to take his place and con test the Central division in the Labor interest. He pointed out that it was an anomaly for a candidate to have a ...
Fawkner v. Loch Park. FOR SILVER CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
Fawkner v. Loch Park. FOR SILVER CUP. 'iho above clubs-met on the Loch Park's ground on Saturday, July 4th, for the first of three matches for the silver cup presented by Mr Wyllie, Fawknet s president. The game was interesting throughout, and resulted in ai in:for Fawkner by a small mar gin. The game was very rough all through, and shows how necessary it is to ah?iavs have police protection. There were no less thrin four fights, u'hich does not reflect credit on' either tearn. Soev?rl of LIch Park's, men: played s-rry blough, the reason for this being because several of Loch Park's best players left' their team and join ed Fawkner. The game resulted as fololws: Fawkner, 6.8 (44 points). Loch Pari-k, 5.13 (43 points). Although Fawkner won, it must be remembered that several of Loch Park's best players left and joined Fawkner, viz., J. Caird (their cap tain), G. Huntington, W. Huntington, and without these players it would be 10 to 1 on Loch Park, as there is no doubt that the two Hu...
Melbourne Motor Omnibus Co GARAGING ALL ITS BUSES AT TINNING STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
Melbourne Motor Omnibus Co GARAG1ING ALL ITS 'BUSES AT TI1NNING STREET. The Melbourne Motor Omnibus Co. is now garaging the whole of its 'buses at. Tinning street in the premistes for marly occupied by Mr Sangston as a skatiig rink. There are now" 20 buses i conmmission; two more will be aval able next week, and three more during this month, making 25 in all. The haltf year ended on June 30th, and the issue of the balance sheet for the half year is awaited with some interest. 'I'he contract with .uyers expired on Tuesday last as 31Myers is going into his new promises in Bourke street to-dclay. Next Thursday evening, the 10th nlust., a meeting of the shareholders of the company will be held at the Guild IHall, Swanston street, for the purpose of c-nsidering proposals for amalga mating iiith the motor-bus services. 1'h?i~gJeeti.ug is attracting much atten tion, and necessarldy will result in discu~sion. The good results of amal gamation generally speaking canotn be disputed, as combin...
Debutantes at the Brunswick Mayoral Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
Debutantes at the iBrunswick Mayoral Ball .·' · . - . Front Row.-Mabel Barrie, Agnes Barry, Gladys Watkins, The Mayoress, (Mrs. J. Millward) Vera Freer, Elfie Bunn, Eileen Sheehan. Second Row.-Peggy Donaldson, Keith Walsh, Edith Smith; Maggie Lavelle, Doris James, Iris Shaw, Stella Jeffers. Back Row.-DorrieTierney, Ella Fitzpatrick; Elv\ie Holman, WijnnieiWales;:Lydia Kemp, Florence Swanson, Jean Ross-Anderson.
Holy Trinity Church of England, Coburg. WOMEN'S WORKING GUILD'S AMERICAN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
SHoly Trinity Church of England, Coburg. ----~---«-- WO.MEN'S WORKING GUILD'S 'AMERICAN TEA.' A· Americau Tea was given at the Church of England Parish Hail, Co burg, on Saturday afternoon, 4th July, by the ladies of the Women's Working Guild. The hall was prettily decorated with flowers, etc., the attendance sat isfactory, and the function a pronounc ed success. During the proceedings an animal guessing competition was pro moted by Mrs. Newton, tne prize being a handsome fruit dish donated by Mrs Bennett. After keen competition Miss Sharpley was adjudged the winner. Afternoon tea, with dainty refresh ments was served by the hidies for a nominal charge, and was very popu lar with the gathering. The effort re -sulted in a substantial sum being rail ed for the funds of the Women's Guild ia connection with the forthcoming bazaar.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
S Auctioneers and Estate Agents. ROBETS, STANLEY & COY. -. -'------ s.L.A. (MORELAND'S LEADING AGENTS) AUCTIONEER, SWORN VALUATOR, SUB-DIVISIONAL LAND EXPERTS, - ,ENT COLLECTORS, FURNITURE SALESMEN. Have a large and complete list of Houses and Land for Sale in Brunswick, Moreland and Coburg, from £250. Small Deposit. Rent Terms. PHONE BRUNSWICK 46. CONSULT ---THE LEADING- Auct o rn Pror erty Salesmen NEW AND COMMODIOUS PREMISES, SYD, ROAD, Corner of Blyth Street. ESTABLISHED 16 YEARS. .---- OUR SPECIALTY- - Auction Sales of Property and Subdivision of Land by our Auctioneer, Mr. THOS. E. CRISP, who has had 25 years' experience. Out-door Auction Sales of Household Furniture and Mer chandise receive our careful and best attention. Account Sales promptly rendered. Sworn Valuations of Property aid Furniture for Probate and other Purposes. Rents Cotl c'eI. Absentees Represented. Estates Managed. Insurances of Fire, Plate Glass, Accident, Employers' Liability, Motor Cars, &...
Wards System. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
Wards System. * Thle following is a copy of a sircu lar of the advocates of the abolition of the wards system in Brunswick: Municipal Reforan: The initiative in this movement has., been taken by a conference of representatives from the various Raitepayers' Associations with in the City of Brunswick who are not satisfied that our city has made the progress that it should. The Ward Sys temrn, we unhesitatingly say, is respon sible for this unsatisfactory condition. Reasons owhy the ward system should be ibol0ishd: Couficillors do not repre sent thie city s as whole but only a portion of it, and they are only re sponsible to the portion they repre sent. The ward system is responsible for thl apathy of electors at election time. A contest in any one ward is frequently of no interest to the rate pa.yers of the neighbouring, wards. The interest in municipal matters is confin ed exclusively to the wards, instead of being applicable to the whole nmuni cipality, and the municipality in con s...
Moreland Resident in Trouble MISREPRESENTATION ALLEGED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 July 1914
Moreland Resident in Trouble MISREPRESENTATION ALLEGED. In our last issue we reported that John Hylton Hayes, carrying on busi- ness at Sydney road, Moreland, as the Dr. Lee Manufacturing Co., was charged at the City Police Court with &nbsp; having obtained £40 from Joseph Francis Daly by a false representation on 15th July, 1913. He was then re- manded to the Richmond Court last Saturday. The case came on for hear- ing last Saturday. After hearing se- veral witnesses for the prosecution, the Bench adjourned the case for a week, granting bail in one surety of £50. Mr. F. H. Murphy of 60 Queen st., Melbourne, appeared for Hayes. Detective Kelly stated that on June 27, in company with Detective Bren- nan and Joseph F. Daly, he arrested Hayes at Moreland. Joseph Francis Daly, canvasser, stat- ed that in July, 1913, he went to see Hayes, at a house in Elizabeth street, in regard to employment, and did some canvassing for him for type-writing supplies and telephone recorders. Af-...
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. DARING BANK RAID. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. DARING BANK RAID. A bank robbery which for sheer audacitty has never be equallled lby ny re olutionary episode occurred in the heart of .Moscow on the after noon of March 2t, 1 901. when a baid of thirty mnca entered the Mutual Credit annk, overpowered the armed guards, and escaped with £90,000. It was just at closing time, when Moscow's great. army of clerks were hurrying hormenards, that the desper ate revolutionaries lounmled careless ly into the bIank, in parties of two and three, apparently for the pur pose c. cashing drafts. When about ten were visible they suddenly drew revolvers, and covered the armed guards, while twenty other revolu tionaries rushed into the building and barricaded ihe doors-the leader ostentatiously placing a larae infer nal machine in the middle of the fiocr. Squads of men drove the clerks into an inner room. disarmed the gunrds, and ransacked tie desks and safes, the leader threatening to explo:de the infernal machine of the li...
THE QUEEN OF PICKPOCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
TIHE QUEETN 0i' PICKI'iOCI'ETS. Jenny liver, a pretty Irish col a rich Irish CgentI::l an, and Jenny, confilinri her nishes to hirm, persuad ed him to steal enorgh money to carry th'em to England. Accord ingly he ro:bed his master of a gold watch and eighty guineas, and in due time the couple arrived at Liverpool. Unfortunately for them, hox ever, they stayed too long there, andl Jenny's lover was arrested. Taken back to Ireland, he was sen tenced to transportation for life. Jenny, now left on her own, work ed her way gradually to London, where she fell among a gang of skill e:1 thieves and pickpockets. At once the pretty Irish lass became an adept at picking pockets. So well did she progress at her nefar io':s calling that she soon- became known as the "Queen of Pick- pockets." The Lord 1Mayor,;-in sentencing a notorious pickpockect, reniarked that it was only owing to people's care lessness that pickpockets flourished, so Jenny made a bet that she would humble the boaster. Dressed...
ABOUT ABYSSINIA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
ABOUT ABYSSINIA. -------+-- Abyssinia is a mountainous state in Eastern Africa, bordering on the Southern extremnity of the led Sea. ft is about six times the size of Scotland, but its population is some what the samne (4,000,000). It has ,een called the African Switzerland on account of its fine, jagged moun tain peal') and high tablelands. Int. mnlike that little country, it can boast also of fertile valleys in which peach and apricot, orange and ci tron trees flourish. Owing to its height above the sea, the climate of Abyssinia is com paratively cool anl very healthy. T'he rich soil, howe;er, is little cul tivated, for the Aiyssinians are far too busy fighting with and pillag ing one another to have much tone or opportunity for farmiag. Their chief employn ent, when at peace, is in raising cattle, which fted on the vast nmeado.vs among the hills. I.ions, elephants, gazelles graceful antelopes, huge snakes, and deadly scorpions are all to be found in Abyssinia. The inhabitants clo...
SOMERTON RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
SOMERTON RAILWAY. Cr. Anderson also reported the re sult of a conferencet re the Somerton· railway opening. The delegates fur nished a report which was favorable, ns the Commissioners were falling in with their -views and had decided to give the line a trial fo 12 months andl spend about £200; and did not want to use te waiting rooms. A start wiould be made in September next. o:r McAlpine added that- it was sa tisfacitory to noto the result, and hop edi it~ would be pushed on quickly. The iMayor said hte thought thile Rail tway Department should be written to ais the only information they had was trom the press. Cr Andlerson then moved thac the letter be sent. Cr Campbell said that other requests would and should be pu. in the pro posedl letter, such as an inmproved ser vice, facilities at Flemington Bridge, new carriacges, etc. Cr McA.pino said no harm could conome in including Cr Campbcll's tur cltor requess. The matter will be attended to.
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
---- THE --- IVESHE8 OF FATE. --------- O R, --------- THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAM IONDS. - - 4-- --- By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. The story opens in Australia, where Joshua Wedmore, an unsuccessful miner, is tramping along in search of fresh fields. Entering a hut he dis covers a man on a rude bed, ill with the fever. Whilst administering to the sufferer Wedmore notices a small bag and a loaded revolver under the pil low. On examination the bag proves to contain b!ue diamonds of enor mous value. These he appropriates, as he considers the fever-stricken one has only a few hours to live. Wed more goes on his way, finally reach ing~ Melbourne, where he books a pas sage for England in the Fairy Queen. The vessel is wrecked, Wedmore and an elderly man named Rupert Heth erington, of Wynthshay. Hall, being the only survivors. After many days of suffering and exposure they are eventually rescued and place...
ITEMS CHALLENGED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
11TEMS CH-ALLIENGED. Cr Andersoin at the last council meeting challenged 3 items of expen diture in the Financ Conmnitteo's re port, and asked for an explanation oif them. They were: (1) R. lrvine, costs in re Gloster. witness 10s idl; (2) F. Walker, cab hire. 12s; (3) WValkser' stores, pinno cover, l6s. The itoe s were explained to his and the coinef's ontire satisfaction, land all agreed that they were necessary and the charges fair and reasonable.
THE DAIRY. THE MECHANICAL MILKER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
THE DAIRY. THE MECHANICAL MILKER. Inventors have been working on the mechanical milker for years. Like every other invention of importance there were necessarily many failures before success crowned the efforts of the man who was able to picture in his mind a machine that would re lieve the dairy farmer of much of the so-called drudgery of his work. To-dal the milking machine is a success. There are unquestionably many who will te!l you otherwise, but the truth of the situation is demonstrated by the machines that are in practical successful operation every day in the year. The mere fact that the use of the milking machine has been discontin ued on some farms may be mislead ing. An illustration will make this clear. A dairy farmer who milks about 100 cows producing a very high class producd which tops the market in a western city installed a machine a few years ago. The expense in this case was an item of considerable im portance. After using the milking machine for a time it was di...
FROM THE WORLD'S PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
FROM THE WORLD'S PRESS. In an interview with a newspapel reporter. a doctor granted the bene fits of new legislation, the fresh air movement, the tempcrance wave, and so on. ''"But," he said, "I'1 bet on civilisation creating as many new conditions for disease as science discovers cures. You've got the sanatoria for consumptives, but we doctors have got the picture pala ces. Think of their popularity-all in darkness, never a ray of day light. Why, they are jideal gern breeding chambers. And crammed with people all day long. If you continue to have the picture palace, doctors will never starve." The latest animal story from the other side of the Atlantic, says the "Westminster Gazette," concerns a cat, belonging to Major Cannon, ol the Quartermiaster's Departrment at Governors' sland. Conmmnodore Nutt, as the cat is called, was sena tencel to banishment from the island for In aing the squirrels his favour ite diet. The cat was exceedingly wily in its methods. lIe would roll a lnut ne...
Amphitheatre Incidents [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
Amphitheatre Incidents 0 Mir Parker, of the Brunswick Sports Depot, b58 Sydney road, is palpably a c·lan player of the game. He handled his case in favor of a. local Amphi theatre at theo nlast Brunswick Council nmeeting in the best of gentlemanly fashion and exhibited candorn, frank ness, cquarnimity of maftner, fairness, and every other quality generally at tributed by many peaple to be absent from a sport. In fact, it was quite on the enards that if he had fraternised witlh the opposition speaikers he would lhavo disaimed them of their hostility and opposition ,ltogether. Since tIhet ,ouncil nmeeting circulars were issued calling a publlic micetotin at the Bruns wick Town Hall on Inst Mionday to protest againrst the erection of the builrding. (hCn passing, Mr Parker's pre mnises last. Saturday he had two ciren lars calling the above meetini. postedl on his window onl Sydney road, nd knots of people could be seen Filigcnt ly perusing the circulars, and the rc rtmarks passed by som...
AIR RESISTANCE IN TUNNELS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
AIRRESaSTANCoE IN TUNNELS. When a train goes through a tun nel the resistance of'the air is an important- factor, experiments has ing demonstrated that it measures 183.6lb. per .ton of train weight in the Simnplon tunnel, as against only 8.81b. in the open air, a dilffer ence of over 50 per cent, This is whei~ the train is rtumning nt 37 miles an:hourin .the, direction of the ven tilatiig air currenti; w hen runiniing in the opposite direction the resist ance inccases to '20.461b. These facts point out the significance of the new tunnel, costing somno £.1,S00,000, which is now being built and will parallel the old, with numerous cross turmels con necting them, to promote an equi librium between the air masses in the tunnels, and thus reduce the re sistance, In Oriental countries, as is well known, the natives think more lightly of marriage than is the case in those countries where Christian iCty is Orinly established. A mar~ riage isbroken off, for instance, on very trifling grounds...
Essendon Electorate. DR. MARTELL SPEAKS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 July 1914
Essendon Electorate. DR. MARTELL SPEAKS. Dr. HI. P. Martell, the selected Lib eral candidate for Essendon, opened his Coburg campaign at the local town hall the other night in the presence of a small a.ttendanco. Ex-Cr. Spring~ hall presided. The Ca ndidate said there was no member of the medical profession at present in the House. He hardly knew why. It might be owing to the strenu ous lifte led by doctors, or was it, as they caenle into such close contact with thelir patients oni both sides of the po litical biattle. -that- they were afraid to colme out into the open folr fear of wounding the susceptibilities of pa tienits? With his opponent lhe hopedl thaut the contest would in no way be conme a personal one. (Helar, hear.) If elctcel, lie would support the Liberal Government .which had been in power tie years. What lhad it dlone in that time? A Voice: Nothing (Laughter.) The Candidate: Would you call the constiiuction of 950 miles of: railway no thing? Great work hal also been d...