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BETTING PROSECUTION. A FINE OF £20. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
BETTING PROSECU IlON, A FINE OF £20. At the Northcote Police Court on Mon day, before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs. Hayes, Brown, and Johnson, J.'s.P,, Stephen Fitzpatrick was charged with unlawfully using the verandah of the Croxton Park Hotel, High Street, North cote, for the purpose of betting. Mr. J. K. Freeman appeared for the Crown, and Mr. Sonenberg for defendant. Alfred George Murray, police con stable, said that he arrested the defend ant at Kinglake on November 5, 1913. Edwin Ripper, police constable sta tioned at Russell street, stated that he saw defendant on the verandah of the Croxton Park Hotel on September 6 last, in the company of Schilling and Moon, who were carrying on betting; and again on September 13, at the same place. On September 6, defendant gave the alarm by calling out "Yow," on seeing a constable step from the tram, On September 20 the defendant and Schilling were together at the same place. Fitz patrick was taking the money, and Schilling was entering the...
PROPOSED ST. GEORGE'S ROAD-PRESTON TRAM. ITS REJECTION BY THE NORTH COTE COUNCIL. INDIGNATION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
PROPOSED ST. GEORGE'S ROAD.PRESTON TRAM, ITS REJECTION BY THE NORTH COTE COUNCIL, INDIGNATION MEETING, Consequent upon Cr. Tharratt voting with the majority who brought about the rejection by the Northcoto council of the scheme to secure an electric tram from Fitzroy, along St, George's road, Northcote, through Preston, an indigna tion meeting of the ratepayers, under the auspices of the Northern Tramway Extension League, was held at the Methodist schoolroom, St. George's road, on Thursday evening. The room was crowded, and Mr. H. R. Smith occupied the chair. The chairman said that High street inluence was wholly and solely respon sible for the rejection of the tram, The council had expended £16,000 of loan money in improving High street, but not a penny on St, George's road, An overwhelming majority of the ratopay ers in the ward had signed the potition in favor of the train, and they must get representatives who were prepared to carry out the wishes of the ratepayers, Mr. W. Pearl...
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
A.W.A. The Northcote branch held their last meeting in the small town hall on 1l1th January, presided over by the president (Mrs. McLean). Miss Olive Sullivan won trophy given by branch for intro dueing most new members in the last six months. Next meeting, Tuesday, 27th January. Syllabus item, "Evening by Miss Coward.
Loan Account No 7. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
Loan Account No 7. RECEIPTS. To Balance 1.10o 1 ,, . . '2o1 15 Ii l£201 1 II LIABILITIES, To Baths Site, works unexecuted . ,,, .. £97 13 8 ,, Derby Street ,, ,, ... ... 164 19 9 £a6a 13 5 EXPENDITURE. By Bank Charge .. . 5 0 ,, Balance Commercial Bank of Australia 2o, to 11 £2o1 IS 11 ASSETS. By Balance Commercial Bank of Australia ... £2ot to II , Balance ,,, .., .. 2 6 £262 13 5
Loan Account No. 8 [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
Loan Account No. 8 .RE(EIPTS, To Blalance Commercial Bank of Australia ., £37915 6 7 ,~ Interest Accrued on Debentures .. 58 16 2 ,, Shire of Heidelberg, proportion of Government Grant 416 13 4 , Paving, recoup amount ... ... 27 10o SQuarry and Stonecrusher, recoup amount .. I 3 ,, Municipal Buildings ,, .. iS 7 ,, Contract Deposit ,, .. 35 0 0 ,, Debentures .. 8150 0 o £12,412 5 II LIABILITIES. To Derby Street Construction .. .*. £447 6 8 , Stone Crushing Plant .. .. ... 132 0 0 ,, Drainage, North and East Wards .. ., 418 o0 0 £997 6 8 EXPENDITURE. By Interest, Transfer to Municipal Fund ... ... £58 16 2 ,, Stormwater Drain, Green Street .,. ... 293 5 3 , ,, .. . -,, 43 19 o , ,, .. 193 17 6 684 ,, Arthurton Road ,,, ... 424 15 3 168 15 ii , Derby Street 77 3 9 , Stormwater Drain, St, George's Road and Elm Street 1686 6 7 ,, Clerk of Works ... .. 62 t 8 Victoria Road ... .... 146 t5 6 , Mary Street Drainage ... ... ... 818 8 0 23 18 4 ,, ligh Street Channel .. ... ... 442 8 7 , ,, ...
Special Improvement Loans Nos. 1 & 2. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
Special Improvement Loans Nos. I & 2. RECEIPTS. To Balance Commercial Bank of Aus. tralia, Loan No, .,. £59 19 1o 2 ,, ,98 12 6 £158 12 4 ,, Interest on Arrears Loan I ... ... 7 o , ,, ,, ......2 8 3 3 ,, Arrears, No. ,... I 3 8 ,, ,, 2 ...... ... 27 4 £195 14 7 LIABILITIES. To Rates in advance, Loan No. I *.. ... £58 1o I S ,, ,, ,, , 2 .. . 113 15 ,, Balance , , I ... £21 16 3 2, , , oo o10 I S-- 122 6 4 £294 12 0 EXPENDITURE, By Bank Charge . . 0 ,~ Balance Commercial Bank of Aus' Iralia, Loan No. I ,, £61 8 o Balance Commercial Bank of Aus. tralia, Loan No, a .., 134 1 7 -- - 195 9 7 £195 14 7 ASSETS. By Arrears, Loan No. 2 ... ... So 4 1 1 .. .. I .... 1 8 4 Balance Commercial Bank of Australia . 1. 395 9 7 L294 9 7 Mortgage Account No. i . Year ended 30oth June, 1913. To Current Charge ... .. .. ,17S 8 6 ,, Arrears ,, ... ... ... 51 13 4 ,~ Interest ,, ... ... ... 9 5 o ,, Settlements of Charge ... . ... 95 12 1 ,, Balance, Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd. ... 363 9 5...
O.S.T. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
0.5.?T. Preston division held its usual meeting on Tuesday evening, there being a large attendance of members, Bro, Morgan occupied the chair. One member was initiated. Great interest was shown in the reading of the balance-sheet. Appreciation was expressed at the suc cessful year, though £98 was expended in sick pay. A van picnic is to be held at South Morang on Foundation Day, and members are making great prepara tions for same.
Preston P.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
Preston P.L,C. The weekly meeting was held in the Rechabite hall on Thursday evening, the president, Mr. E. Lewis, presiding. Various matters connected with the wel fare of the branch were dealt with. Delegates from the Women's Organizing Committee attended, at the request of the branch, and explained the objects of that committee's desire to amend the Constitution by providing for the crea tion of a permanent council of women, consisting of delegates to be elected annually by the Women's Organizing Committee, provided for in clause 35 of the Constitution. Miss Daly, the spokeswoman, on behalf of the dele. gates, convinced members of the neces sity of creating such a body, and it was resolved to have the matter placed on the agenda paper at the next annual conference, and to recommend the Jika Jika delegate to support its adoption. The branch also nominated Mr. E. Lewis as a delegate to the annual conference and Mr. F. E. Morgan for the Jika Jika seat in the State Parliament, both g...
NEWLY-ENGAGED GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
NEWLY.ENGAGED GIRLS, Why is it that a newly.engaged girl is a thorn In the flesh to all her dis. engaged sister women? To begin with-observes a lady correspondent (who is not newly-eno gaged)-she is odiously sorry for you because you don't happen to be a betrothed person also. You may have heaps of chances, may know that you are really and truly quite nice, but the most ordinary girl who ever seiz. ed upon her first proposal will patron. Ise you until you feel almost ready to accept anyone. When slhe isn't irritating you, the newly-engaged girl is rather funny over the ring more especially. This sacred object for a few weeks appar. ently occupies the place of sun, moon, stars and all light. If it can be said to flash, it does on every conceivable occasion. And then, in other ways, she Is so hopelessly selfish, But perhaps the personal vanity of the engaged girl enrages her femin Ine acquaintances more than any of her numerous failings. To have to stand by and behold an insignificant...
PRESTON V. WEST HAWTHORN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
PRESTON V. WEST HAWTHORN. This match was continued last Satur day, the scores then standing-Preston, 289; West Hawthorn, 0 for 48. The first wicket fell at 62, and the innings totalled 147 (Bissett 28, Brunton 40 Ramsay 22, McKenzie 18), Blundell bowled well, getting 7 for 65, Ogden 2 for 18, Being 92 runs in arrears they had to follow on and made 106 for the loss of one wicket. Hendrie and Hep burn batted splendidly for 65 and 32 re spectively, both not out. Preston won by 92 on the first innings, There will not be any match to-day as the Junior Association are playing a Melbourne team, Next Saturday's game is against Brunswick City atPres ton, Preston second eleven journeyed to Werribee last Saturday and had a good trip. Werribee batted first and made 60 (Lucas 13,. Comben 12; Wyer 4 for 19, 1ledigan 4 for 33), Preston responded with 121 (Dickens 34, Wyer 29,. Wilson 17, Pears 11), To-day's game is against Woodstock at Woodstock. L.O,R, competition. - Northcote v, Port Melbourne, ...
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
CLUB ELEVEN. The club eleven journeyed to Bays water last Saturday, where they met the local team. Northcote batted first on a fast concrete wicket, which proved too much for Northcote, who were disposed of for 56, their smallest score this sea son. Trott 13 and Robinson 12 were highest scorers. Bayswater opened to the bowling of Andrew and Price, but the ground was too small for Andrew's googlies, which were hit over the boun dary fairly easily. Horn displaced An drew and a sensational collapse fol lowed. The score at this stage was no wickets for 59, then Horn clean bowled 6 for 1 run off five overs, a splendid per formance,. Price 4 for 20 accounted for the remaining batsmen, Mitchell kept the wickets splendidly. Northcote were beaten by 19 runs. Northcote play Thornbury Socials to day on the latter's ground, adjoining Thornbury station.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
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Presence of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
Presence of Mind. In front of his Chelsea (Ell.) house Sir Thomas More had a garden and gatohouse, and, as there was a pleasant view from the summit of the gate house, he used frequently to sit tioere. accompanied only by his dog. Ieoro it, was that he was found one afternoon by a wandering numimo who crept up stairs and saw the feoblo old man doz ing. "Leap, Toin, loap!" lho cried, and at the same time tried to throw him over the battlements. More had not physic al strength onough to resist, but hoe had the wit to say: "Let us throw this little dog over," The man immediately throw down the dog. do"Pretty sport," said the Lord Chan cellor. 'Now go down and bring him up again." -While tho madman went down for the dlog, More made fast the door behind him, and so manlaged to hold the fort int,1 deliveranco came.
AS YOU'RE PASSING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
AS YOU'RE PASSING. When the sky is dark and drear3', And your heart and hands are wear, Laugh a little, smile a little, Just to chase the clouds away. Wh'en you think your friends all fai you, And you cannot tell what ails you- Laugh a little, smile a little, Just to chase the blues away. Frotting never helps you any, Bo your troubles few or many; Laugh a little, smile a little, Just to chase dull thoughts away. You'll bo bettor, sister, brother, Have more love for one another, If you laugh and smile a little As you'ro passing on your way, "Now that your boys have gone away to school and your daughters have got married, I suppose you find it rather dismal arounld home, don't you, ,Mr Cadgerley P" "Well, it's not as bad as it might be.. When I begin carving at dinner now I always know that it will be mi turn to eat before everything is so cold that it is tasteless."
MARVELLOUS BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
MARVELLOUS BIRD,. "Spoaking of hens," said an American travoller "reminds me of an old hon my dad lhad on a farm in Dakota. Shl would hatch out anything from a teno nis-ball to a lemon. Why, orre day shl sat on a piece of ice and hatched out two quarts of hot water!" "That doesn't come up to a club footed hen my old mother once had,' said one of his hearers, "They har been fooding her by mistake on saw dust insteand of oatmeal. 'Well' lsh laid t: dlvo eggs and tnt on them, ano when L:iy were hatched eleven of th, chickens had wooden legs and thi twevolfth was a woodpecker I' amemm --I--
HISTORY OF THE SAW. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
HISTORY OF THE SAW. The earlest tool that has been traced in Egyptian history is the saw. It was found first in the form of a notched bronze knife in the third dynasty, or about five thousand years before the Christian era, and was followed in the fourth and fifth dynasties by largo toothed saws, which wore used by car penters; but there are no dated speci mons until the seventh century before the Christian era, when the Assyrians used iron saws. The first knives on record weore made out of flint, and woreo, in foot, saws with minuto teeth. They probably weore used for cutting up animals, as the tooth would break away oven on soft wood. Rasps, which are but a form of saw, were first made of sheets of bronze punched and coiled round, but the Assyrians in the sov onth century used the straight rasp made of iron similar to the modern type.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
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CONFEBENCE RE JOINT CRUSHING PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
CONFEBENCE RE JOINT CRUSH. ING PLANT, Prior to the above meeting a confer. rence was held to consider the report of the shire engineer with regard to a joint crushing plant for the three municipalities of Epping, Whittlesea and Merriang. All the Epping councillors were pre. sent, Crs. Cornfoot (president) Mitch. ell, and Thomas represented Whittlesea, while Merriang sent no representatives. Cr. McCormack said the least Merri ang might have done was to send a reply to the council's invitation, Per sonally he was favorable to go into the the scheme, as he believed it would pay well, Cr, Cornfoot (Whittlesea) said there were some items he did not agree with. He would like to hear the views of the Epping councillors before he spoke, Cr. McCormack-You have heard my views, Cr, Cornfoot-Some of the metal we got from the crusher last year ivas not metal at all. Cr. McCormack-That depends on the man that's crushing. Cr. Thomas (Whittlesea) said he thought it advisable to go in for a joint cr...
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
SECOND ELEVENS. South Melbourne resumed with 4 wickets down for 800, and after adding 15 runs the innings was declared closed. Northcote made an excellent start in re sponse to this big task. McPhee and Vernon added 34 for the second wicket, when the former received a nasty blow from Franks, the fast bowler, and was caught immediately afterwards. Ver non and Heron then became associated and took the score to 76, when Vernon, in attempting a big hit off Kenny, was bowled. He made 48 faultlessly, includ ing a sixer and six 4's. He showed good judgment in picking the right ball to hit, and was out to his first mistake. At 98 Heron was out to Barry. This was his first game with the club, and his innings of 28 was a first rate effort. A slump then set in, and the remaining six batsmen only added 16 runs, the side be ing dismissed for 114, a very disappoint ing score after such a fine beginning. McCormack 5 for 37, Barry 3 for 17, Franks 1 for 14, Kenny 1 for 28, North cote with two hours...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. STH. MELBOURNE FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 24 January 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. STH. MELBOURNE FIRST INNINGS. When play was resumed last Satur day after a spell of four weeks South Melbourne were in an unassailable popi tion, having lost 7 wickets for 210 in re ply to Northcote's 103. The remaining three batsmen only added 10 runs. Mit chell secured 2 for 0, making his figures 6 for 80 for the innings, With a de ficiency of 115 on the firstinnings North coto wore just able to save an innings defeat, the batsmen again failing badly. Spicer and Friend started nicely, and put on 42 for the first wicket, when Friend was caught off Facey after scor ing 18., Lugton gotl0, and two wickets were down for 66. Without any addi tion to the score Spicer was caught by Scott off Trott. He made 43 by nice cricket, including a six and six 4's. Brown and Billings went cheaply, but Chesswas was batting nicely when Scott secured his wicket. Yeomans, Bailey, and Lyon did not add materially to the score, and when Mitchell, the last man, went in, he had to stop ...