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C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
Northcoto easily accounted for Essen doc at the Park last Saturday, when they scored M to 5 in a seven-innings game. Northcotu batted strongly 111 each innings, whilst Thomson, backed by good infielding, shut out Essendon in three innings. Hayes at third and L. Richardson at second played a strong game, and others to do well were Walker, Smith nnd Sturken. Scores— Nortlicote— (), &lt;f. 2, •!, 2, 1, 1 — 14. Essendon—0, 1, 1, 2, 0, 1, 0—5. l.usl Monday Nortlicote play Williams town at Williumstown, and were again victorious after a keen game in wliieh the scores were equal until the fourth, when Northcotu scored fi and put the game beyond doubt. Hamilton scored3 runs and hit a two bagger. W. Thom son pitched well, but hit better, getting 4 runs. L. Richardson at second again played well, and other who did best were Sturken, Hamilton J. Thomson, and Hayes. Nortlicote —3, 0, !>, (i, 3, 0, 1-18. Williamstown—3, 0, 5, 0, 0, 0, 3—11. To-day's match is against North Mel bourne a...
RICE TO HATCH EGGS. A PECULIAR CHINESE SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
RICE TO HATCH EGGS. ■*%" \ A PECULIAR CHINESE SYSTEM. Chinese poultry farmers in the dis tricts near Amoy, iiavo a singular sys tem of hatching lions' and (lucks' eggs. It is explained in an American consu lar report tlmt tlio breeder roasts a quantity of unliuslced rice ami when it is lulcawarm spreads-u 3in. layer in a wooden tub, and places about 100 eggs thereon; anothor layer of rice la spread over the eggs; Each-tub lna six layers of rlco and Ave layers of eggs; so that'• thero'are 500 eggs-in each tub. -The; rice is heated' ohee every 24 hours, the eggs being taltei out at such times. ■' When tho eggs are put in; tho rice again tho bottom layter is placed on the top. The chicks and ducklings are produced in from 20 to 30 days. - ]
Fidelity Tent I.O.R., Preston. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
Fidelity Tent I.O.R., Preston. The fortnightly meeting wus held in the Ilechabite hull on the 2nd inst., the Chief Ruler (Bro. W. A. Porteous) presiding over a fair attendance of mem bers. A report was received from the delegate ot the l.O.U. Debating So ciety, and general satisfaction was ex pressed that this tent hud docided to enter a team in the coming competition!*. The receipts for the evening amounted to .£18 'Is 'Id, bringing credit balance up 1 to .lil'JKd 12s Sd. Two new members were proposed. At the next meeting (ltith ' inst.),' the District Deputy Itulor (Urn. ! J. Lydiate) is expected to attend and preside. I
"KISS THE BRIDE." DISAPPOINTED GUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
"KISS THE BRIDE." - DISAPPOINTED GUESTS. When Robert Spencer, of Pennsyl vania and Mabel Dockard of -Kansas, both members of a theatrical com pany, "were married by Judge Miller, of Oklahoma, California, the bride groom invited everyone present to kiss the bride. There was a rush for kisses, but the judge ordered them to keep their seats while he went into the question. Two law books were consulted Jn a search for a precedent for such a proceeding, and the judge .flnnlly an nounced that the ago limit barred the bridegroom from issuing any such in vitation.
Lady Northcote Lodge P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
Lady Northcote Lodge P.A.F.S. The members of the above held their fortnightly meeting in the Druids' hall, Wimble street, 011 June &lt;1. As it was dual installation night of officers with No. 52, there Was a large attendance of sisters and brothers of various lodges. One new member was proposed, and Iiro. Collyer, grand treasurer, anil Sis. Muir, past mistress, installed the fol lowing officers:—W.M., Sis. Edments; P.M., Sis. M. Hooker; secretary, Sis. Scmmens (re-elected);, treasurer, Sis. tlollowood (re-elected); assistant secre tary, Sis. B. Nelson (re-elected); chap lain, Sis. M. Vivian; S.S., Sis. Berry; J.S., Sis. Keid; I.G., Sis. Huggett. During the evening the grand treasurer presented a framed certificate to Sis. McLean, past mistress, and other prizes won by members during the past six months. The rest of the evening was spent in dancing, &c.
"WORLD'S MOST ARTIFICIAL MAN." LITTLE LEFT OF HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
"WORLD'S MOST ARTIFICIAL MAN."" LITTLE LEFT OF HIMSELF. "Tlio most v artillcial man in tin; World," by IiIb own admission, sailed from New York for Holland on'.'the HoIInnd-Amerika liner Nleuw Amstor .dam. "Ho, said lio was in expectation of marrying tho world's most natural girl. The bridegroom is Jan van dor Blassballt, aged 40, formerly the own er of a glass factory In Batavia. Java; and to substantiate his claim to arti ficiality ho lias a cork leg, a cork arm, ■a rubber ear, and a glass oye, and wears a wig. It appears that whlio lw was experimenting with chemicaiB an explosion occurred which left him but little ot his natural self.
QUAINT YOUNG GOVERNESS. New Get-Rich-Quick Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
QUAINT YOUNG GOVERNESS. New Get-Rich-Quick Scheme. ' Wo have all Heard of the beauty actor who was accustomed to write unreserved love-letters to himself, read tliem on the Block with a patient pitying smile, then tear them careful ly, once, lmlf-way across the page, and drop them while he ihurmurod very distinctly, "Poor little girl." There was always the chance of a fascinat ed flapper picking them up, and It might be, on occasions, that the busy press-agent would And them. But Brighton, Sussex, has produced a new kind ol' letter-writer in the person of a quaint young governess who address ed vivid letters to horsolf. An odd flapper may do this sometimes, but tiot In the style of the Sussex govern ess, whose "stunt" It was to tell her what she thought of her—and the thoughts were vitriolic. By way o? lending variety's spico to the pastime, the lady took to signing a retired col onel's namo to the letters and address Ing one, now and then, to someone else. She became so engrossed i...
STATE SAVINGS BANK NORTHCOTE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK NORTHCOTE BRANCH. The progress of Northcote is most accurately guaged by studying the pros perity of the people, nnd reference to the figures of the State Savings Bank Branch wiH show that the citizens are havinf* their share of prosperity", and are wisely taking full advantage of it The Northcote Branch was opened on the Gth April, 1906, and the balances at the 30th June of each year stood as fol lows:—1906, £23,140; 1907, £45,059; 1908, £61,411; 1909, £71,763; 1910, £83,935; 1911, £113,080; 1912, £142,440; 1913, £166,098; at 30th April, 1914, £184,654. Over £22,000 has been paid by the Branch in interest to depositors, who number over 7000, which means that one of every three of the popula tion of Northcote lias an account at the Bank, showing the thriftness of the residents. Thnt the stability and pro gress of Northcote is recognised, is shown by the confidence of the Commis sioners of the State Savings Bank, who are administering the Credit Foncier system of l...
Come Again, Rogglol. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
Come Again, Rogglol Rogglo: So, by -way of 'breaking tho ice, I remarked that the weather was vory cold. Henry: Well, and- what did she re ply? Reggie: Slio Bald, "The reeurrlug phenomena of hoat and cold are ao frequent and so familiar &a to bo mat ters too negligible to »ngai« ray In I t#rest, Mr, Rlslcey."
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE.' I "Pull house" was displayed very early at thu theatre on King's Birthday night, Ouida's famous novel, "Moths, being the chieC attractions. "The Two Sergeants," a gripping story of tho Napoleon days, now occupies pride of. placo in Uie meritorious programme, i , which will be presented at tho matineo to-day nnd for the last time to-night I A big.boom is assured for three nights, commencing Monday, Juno 16th, when "David Copperfield," nn all British representation of the greatest work of the foremost English novelist, Charles Dickens, will be shown. The works of Charles Dickens nro as popular to-day as when they were first published nnd if a poll were taken of Dickens' admirers— and their name is legion—the verdict would probably be that "David Copper Held" is their choice. ^,1'his picture should appeal to all who take an interest in literature, it contains charming pictures of English life in the middle eighties. In it we see "Micawber" of Dickens to tho very lif...
TRAVELLING BY AIRSHIP. "A LOVELY SENSATION." [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
TRAVELLING BY AIRSHIP. "A LOVELY SENSATION." An Australian girl now on a visit to Germany seiulB an Interesting let tor tolling of tlio wondorfui progress of norlal navigation: "1 must toll you or my latest ad venturo.' My brother-in-law chartorod the- Zoppelln airship, "Victoria Lou ise," . and invited fourteen of us for a llireo hours' flight. So wo all wont to Hamburg and stayed the night there, and early next morning started off to the hall whore this gigantic ma chine Is Btatlonod. Wo climbed into hor by moans of a ladder; then she was guided out of tlio hall by about n hundred soldiers, all tugging on to hor to keep hor from rising. When sho was clear of tlio hall thoy lot hor go, and oft wo went at tho rdto of SO miles per hour from Hamburg lo Kiel, to sco the opening of the regatta It wnB a lovely sensation, nnd nn Ideal way of travelling—no jolting or rat tling as In an express train, aud not that constant sensation of spued aud tho after result of drumming in tlio oars as ...
NORTHCOTE CRICKET CLUB. SECOND ANNUAL CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
NORTHCOTE CRICKET CLUB. SECOND ANNUAL CARNIVAL. I A large and representative meeting of citizens was held in the town hall last Wednesday evening, to con sider the advisability of holding a fancy dress procession and carnival upon similar lines to the one which proved so successful last year. Dele gates from the South and East Ward Ratepayers' Associations, the North cote Municipal band and the various sporting bodies were present, and it was decided to hold the carnival on the 15th August at the Northcote park, the funds to go towards reducing the lia bility on the grand stand. Mr. '1'. L. Taylor was re-elected chairman and chief marshal and Mr. E. C. Yeomans secre tary, with Mr. W. H. Smith assistant secretary, and Mr. P. C. Butler trea surer. Strong sub-committees were formed to look after the arena and races, side shows and amusements. It was decided to &lt;tsk business people to decorate their premises with bunting on tlie day before procession and to assist by illumina...
PROTEST BY THE VICAR. HATLESS BRIDESMAIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
PROTEST BY THE VICAR. HATLESS BRIDESMAIDS. The Itov. H. N. Eales, Vicar of Wai them-cross (Eng.), lias entered a.pro tost against what he describes as tlic growing custom of bridesmaids and other women In.bridal parties attend ing thei marriage servico with uncov ered hdads. Ho says that it is com mon for' bridesmaids to appear at the servico either without hats, or with something which by no stretch of imagination can bo called a covering for the head. In future, the clerijv of his parish will decline to solemn ise marriages where the scriptural rule is not observed.
NORTHCOTE CITY RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
NORTHCOTE CITY RATES. The rate collector (Mr. J. A. Thom son) reports the nmount collected as follows:— Amount of current rate ... £15,626 Collected... ... ... 13,642 £1884 Arrears duo ... ... £913 Collected... ... ... ' 108 ' • . £805 Total amount outstanding Current ... ... £1884 Arrears - ... ... 805 £2689 Compared with last year the amount received to date shows an increase of £1223. The amounts received from the 2nd to' the 10th were as follows:—2nd to 8th, £2495; 9th, £1500; 10th, £3184. Total, £7179.
The Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, JUNE 13. THE GREAT EXPLOSION. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
deader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Snturdny Morning. SATURDAY, JUNE 13. THE GREAT EXPLOSION. TlIU wombats and the wnllnbies lincl for many years lived on 11 grassy Iiill in peace, but a time came when they quar relled over the question as to which of them should rale at the hill-top. Bitter faction fights ensued between them, so much so that neither had peace, as the wombats worried the wnllnbies by night, and the wnllnbies the wombats by day, while rabbits from the flat country nround came in and ato the succulent grass from the hill. Finally, in desper ntion, the wnllnbies appealed! to the eagle, who listened to their pinints, and noted their warlike preparations. "There is a weapon called a bombshell," said the eugle, "by which the wombats mightbe blown sky-high." "Just what wo want," shrieked the wallabies. The wombnts, however, also called on the eagle, as an outsider, for ndvice. "There is a weapon called a bomb shell," said the engle, "that would blow the wallabies into t...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
LOCALISMS Mrs. Locke-Burns will address 111 women's mooting, nt the Thornbury P.L.C. rooms on Monday next lit 3 p.m. The secretary of the Northcotc Ladies' Benevolent Society requests that nil ac counts be sent to the town lmll on or be fore 30th inst. The balancc-shcct of the Northcote and Preston Angling Club's a (Tort in uid of the St. Kilaa fishing disaster fund, shows n rvi'ilit bnlnnce of .£12 .Is Cd, which lins been forwarded to tliu "Age" o/lice. A record of 51 houses built in one year —or at the rate of one per week— is the ! record of Burgess Bros., builders, I Northcote, whose ndvertisenientuppears in another column. The Norlhcble and Preston Scottish Society will' hold its usual, monthly musical treat at the town hall, North cote, 011 Wednesday evening, an attrac tive programme being scheduled. The profits from, the recent chrysan themum fair at-Preston, in aid of the Methodist school building, nre expected to be somewhere in tlu neighborhood of £100. An invitation is ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
"Tho- very first Suit lie tailored for me settled the ques tion. Materia', cut, fit, and finish pleused me so well I simply couldn't pass turn for my next, Let him tailor you a Suit and see if you don't agree with me. His new 1914 Suit ings are exceptionally fine. I'atterns post free if you cannot call. Cn Smith St. and Johnston St. » m Colling wood m m
CONTROL YOUR THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 13 June 1914
CONTROL YOUR THOUGHTS. Uniil your luive earned to control your thoughts, you will never bo able to live :i godly unci righteous life. As a man thlnkcth in Ills heart, so iu ho; and it Is because the thoughts that wo entertain in the hostelry of the soul are such worthless and vain onos that our words and acts often bring so heavy a disgrace 011 the iiuniii we lovr>. Well might the wise man say, "Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life." When the heart is right, the car ami the eye and tho month and the foot will necessarily obey its promptings; but when the heart is wrong, tilled with tides of ink, lilte the cuttle lish, It will develop Itself in the impurity to which it gives vent. If you habitually permit, evil things to have their right of way through you, or lodging within you, remember that In God's sight you are equally guilty with tho«o who indulge lu ovlt aots, became you aro -withheld not by your fear of Him, but by your deilre to maintain...