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NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. MONDAY, 13th JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
NORTHOOTE CITY COUNCIL, c ---T*--- g MONDAY,_ 13th JULY, v Present:-Crs, Dennis, J.P. (mayor), Bastings, Schwaebsch, McDonell, Red- t mond, Woolhouse, Thorratt, Mason, s Lees, GJanfield, Plant, Hayes, c Apologies were tendered on behalf of Crs. Smith and Henderson for unavoid- c able absence. t The minutes of previous meeting and £ outgoing letters were read and ap- 1 proved, CORRE$PONDENCE, From Metropolitan Board of Works, returning copy of agreement relative to the extension of 'water supply in Merri parade.-Received. From same, stating that after an inspection of Mitchell street, the water supply committee is unable to recom mend that the request be complied with, the probable revenue being insufficient. -Received. From same, and also the Board of Health, asking what steps it is proposed to take with regard to sanitation at the Carnegie Public Library and necessary connection with the Board's sewers. Referred to committee of the whole. From same, stating that. the agree ment had...
Northcote P.A.F.S [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
Northcote P.A.F,S The above held its fortnightly meet ing in the Friendly Societies' hall on Thursday evening, when there was a good attendance of neinhbers. One new member was initiated, The lodge ac cepted an invitation to attend service at the Hligh street Methodist Church on 236th inst, at 'l.0,i p.m. Sisters are re quested to attend in regalia,
That Did It. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
That Did It. A man 'went to a Judge and asked whether he could bring suit for alan der against a man who had called him a rhinoceros. "Why, certainly," said the judge. When did he call you that?" "About three years ago." "And you only start suit to.day!" "But, your honor, yesterday I saw a rhinoceros for the first time."
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XV. Tarnished Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
ABROTHER'S LOVE By GRAHAM BROWN, Author of "The Soul o. Lucillo," "The League of the Sacred Scarab," etc. Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co All Rights Reoservtd. CHAPTER XV. Tarnished Honor. When Nellie Charlton opened her eyes again she found herself sitting in the arm-chair, and the man's face was close to hers. The muscles of his face were working spasmodically, ana very gently he strolled the dark hair from her brow. "Oh, Douglas, Douglas!" she cried, "why are you here? Have you been here all the time? Have you listen ed-oh, do not kill me! Have mercy!" He looked at her with a glance which was half-kind, half-scornful, "Nellie," he said. "I could have kill. ed you-I could have killed him. But I'm not mad now, I want to plead with you. If you will hear me, it is not too late," and he stretched his trembling hand forward. "Oh, keep backl keep back, you in famous wretch," she screamed, as she sprang to the other side of the room. "You may kill me but, by heavens! y...
Preston Branch A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
Preston Branoh A,N.A. The Preston branch A.N.A. hold the usual meeting (the president, Mr. E. Lewis in the chair) before a large attendance of members on Monday night. Four new members were elected and three propositions received. A copy of the revised rules of the A.N.A. was left to the quarterly meeting, when every member will be presented with a book of rules. The secretary submitted the balance sheet which shows a good increase of members, there being now over 250 members on the list;, also a splendid financial balance, although £130 was passed for sick-pay. Mr. Maltzahn reported on the visit to the fire-station, and a letter of thanks was ordered to be sent to the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. Messrs Jarvis, Maltzahn anti Lewis reporthd on the debate, which closed the meeting.
EDEN PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
EDEN PARK. The contractor for the erection of the new Eden Park State School is progress ing well with its erection. The building is an up-to-date one and will be a great benefit to the children, as well as an acquisition to the district. At'the usual monthly meeting of the State school committee the correspon dent, Mr. Rowe, was instructed to write a letter to the Minister of Public In struction strongly condemning the pro-' posal of introducing boxing into the State schools, the happy medium of supplying Mr. Baker with material to work upon for future contestants in his pugilistic arena.
An Appreciative Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
An Appreciative Letter. Mr. C. Crispe, of the Northcote Sloyd centre, has received the following gratifying memo, from the Education Department: Sir,-Before the affairs of the recent Exhibition are finally closed I desire, on behelf of the Minister and myself, to express our appreciation of the valuable assistance given by you, and to thank you for your services. From an educational point of view the exhibition was a complete success, a re sult due to the cordial co-operation of all concerned, and to the thorough man ner in which every detail was organised. Nothing was overlooked, and no hitch occurred. The final demonstration on the Mel bourne Cricket Ground was a pro nounced success, It formed a fitting conclusion to the various displays that preceded it and to the exhibition of pupils', work. .It must have been as gratifying to you, as it was to the Min ister and myself, to know that this con cluding demonstration was highly ap preciated by all who witnessed it, and that it earne...
DARING KINEMA FEATS. THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
DARING KINEMA FEATS. THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA. The man behind the gun is not more brave than the man behind the camera. Armed only with his photo graphic apparatus, the latter pene trates jungles, scales precipices, dodges bullets and bludgeons in riots and revolutions, never hesitating to risk his life when there is a chance of obtaining a startling and unique picture. One of the most astounding photographic feats on record was that of Mr. H. G. Ponting, who climb ed a Japanese volcano, Asama.Yama, to get a picture of its crater. While his helpers stood waiting with a second camera, Mr. Ponting advanced to the edge of the volcano's mouth, and was in the very act of taking a picture when an eruption occurred. But an assistant was as quick as the volcano, and snapped Mr. Ponting be fore the latter could even turn round, and then the two ran for their lives. Hunting big game with the camera is n w quite an everyday business with intrepid and enterprising photo graphers, and their coo...
STEEL AND OIL NEW AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRIES. BIG WORKS AT NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
STEEL AND OIL NEW AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRIES. BIG WORKS AT NEWCASTLE. No city in Australia is making greater progress than Newcastle. The latest population statistics show that the population of Newcastle and sub urbs at the end of last year was 83,720, the city proper accounting for about 15,000. The growth has been most rapid during the last few years, and when a number of Industries now being established are in full work the population figures will show still greater expansion. The life of the city has undergone a remarkable transformatlon during the last fifteen or twenty years, and as the years pass this will become still more evident. At that time Newcastle depended al most entirely on the coal mines vwhich were worked in or near the city and suburbs. Now, the giant steel works of the Broken Hill Pro prietary are being erected. An area of 204 acres has been acquired for the works, and the first section of the buildings already started will cover 50 acres. The supplies of iron will ...
IN CHANCERY. A LEGEND THAT DIES HARD. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
IN CHANCERY. A LEGEND THAT DIES HARD. Of all the hoary and oft-expressed myths going, there is none, apparent ly, that dies so hard as the myth that there are untold millions lying un clalimed in the possession of the Brit ish Court of Chancery. There isn't any British Court of Chancery, by the by, and hasn't been for a quarter of a century or more, but that is a de tall. What is the truth about the un claimed funds in Chancery? Every three years the paymaster of the Su preme Court of Judicature - which took over the functions of the old Court of Chancery-issues a report on them, and a new one came out a few days ago, An Interesting Record. A quaint and many ways interest ing record, it shows that there are actually unclaimed funds in Chan cery to the value of £1,500,000. Un fortunately, however, for golden dreams of lavish slices in this hoard, it also shows that this total is made up of no less than 3838 separate sums, not more than 'one-half of which ex ceed £150, and not more th...
Northcote Branch A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
Northcote Branch A.N.A. The above branch held its fortnightly meeting at the town hall on Thursday, 9th, Mr. Newell (president) in the chair. Mr. J. Huggins delivered an interesting lecture on "Housing Conditions." The syllabus item for next Thursday is a lecture on "First Aid " by the First Aid Volunteer Association. The com mittee is anxious to see the hall well filled by members and the public, as it is using every endeavour to keep the meetings instructive and attractive, and it is to be hoped these efforts will be appreciated by members and all inter ested.
ORDINARY BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
ORDINARY BUSINESS. Cr, Plant drew attention to the dam age being done in Waterloo road, from Bastings to Mitchell streets, by carts crossing the footway,-Referred to the engineer to take steps to stop the traffic, Cr. Bastings moved that a copy of the headings of outgoing correspondence be sent to councillors before the meeting, the letter-book to be opbn for inspection to any councillor. By this means he thought a good deal of time might be saved, Cr, Tharratt seconded, -Agreed to, Cr. Hayes moved for an advance of £800 to Loan 9, for electric light pur poses.,-Approved, Cr. McDonell drew attention to the practice of draymen from the quarry taking short-cuts across the footpaths in Mansfield street. Though a private street it should not be so used, He moved that the contractor be notified that carts must keep to the roadway.-? Agreed to. Cr. Redmond moved that metal be put on Robb's parade as soon as possible. Carried, Cr. Schwaebsch moved that the mat ter of improving St. George's...
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
LADIES' LETTER, From "Irene" in Melbourne. Melbourne Cup Carnival is threa tened in the costliness of its dress display by a growing sister in the same family, Last Saturday at Flem-. ington was a revelation, Mr. Byron Moore and his committee need not worry their heads about providing more Jumping events; there are enough thrills in the crowd of wo menfolk that parade on the stand. side of the race-track, Fair creatures in tiger-skins, leopard-skins and bear. skins. More of them than were ever stocked in any forest jungle. Cup figures may not be approached in at tendance, but in average cost of wo men's apparel the National meeting is miles ahead. Lovely woman comes out in all her luxury. If it is not tiger skins, leopard skins, or bear skins, it is furs from the Polar seas, ermine seal or minx, and if you cannot reach them there is N.Z. coney-all costing money, A Cup dress may run from ten guineas to anything, but Grand National garb begins where the other ends, We have a searchlig...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOUROES. Mr. King-Watt, vice.president of the Victorian Wireless Institute, sug gests a system of backblocks wireless. lEach subscriber would have a station, and would send his own messages. Evoryone who know anything about wireless appreciates the difficulty of maintaining secrecy. When you send an ordinary telegram in the country you have a good chance of it reach. ing its destination before the per. son it is intended for hears what you want to tell him from the butcher's boy, who was told by Smith's maid, whose cousin heard it from the milk. man, whose son is the telegraph mes senger. if the telegraph messenger mixes up ts contents with something he read on the postcards awaiting de. livery in the local post-office-well, you know what is really meant when you get the wire. When, however, John Mangoldwurtzel taps his Mar coni-Telefunken keys, with the object of instructing his solicitor to foreclose on Archibald Artichoke's mortgage, the odds are long that Artichoke ...
PEERLESS FLEMINGTON. AUSTRALIAN'S IMPRESSIONS OF ENGLISH DERBY. MORE COMFORT AND BETTER CONDITIONS IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
PEERLESS FLEMINGTON. AUSTRALIAN'S IMPRESSIONS OF ENGLISH DERBY. MORE COMFORT AND BETTER CONDITIONS IN MELBOURNE. That arrangements for the accom modation and comfort of visitors to English racecourses is a long way be low that provided in Australia is the opinion of Mr. J. V. Deane, a well known business man, now on a visit to England. Mr. Deane, with some friends, attended the race for. the Engl sh Derby last month, and he writes of his experiences. "Believing that the best way would be by road, we motored out, and everything wont well until we ap. proached to within half-a-mile of the Epsom course. Then we were blocked by the enormous string of traffic in front of us. We were so long getting through that we missed the first race, "You have read, doubtless, of the immense crowds that attend the Derby, and I will only touch lightly on that feature, All along the route to the course was thronged with peo ple-apparently finding interest and pleasure in viewing the big proces sion of m...
Prepared To Hide His Light. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
Prepared To Hide His Light. The e~ditor of a great magazine sent for a certain author who had sub. mitted. unsolicited manuscript, "I am glad to make your acquaint. ance, sir," said the editor, enthusias. tically. "The story you sent In is perfectly splendid. But why use a nom de plume? Let us publish it over your name, and it will make you famous," "I'm not after fame," objected the author, "It's money I want." S"But you'll get just as much money n either case." "No, I won't, If I publish, it over my own name, my wife will get the money,"
SMOKER LAUREATE. MAN KEEPS CIGAR ALIGHT FOR 2 HOURS 46 MINUTES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
SMOKER LAUREATE. MAN KEEPS CIGAR ALIGHT FOR 2 HOURS 46 MINUTES, What is believed to be a world's re cord has been set up at a congress of South German smokers, held in Frank fort. A special trophy, consisting of a sliver eagle on a red and white rib bon, was offered to the smoker who took the longest time to turn a Mexi can cigar into grey-white ash without letting it go out. The competition be gan at 11 o'clock, and 200 people con tested for the award. By 12 o'clock only 20 competitors were in the run ning-the rest had finished their "weeds" or had laid them at rest in the ash tray for too long. The rivals dropped out rapidly, and by one o'clock only one smoker was left Herr Hens, a Sachsenhausen business man, who puffed away in peace until he had to throw his diminutive cigar stump away two hours 46 minutes and 17 seconds after he had set light to it. Herr Henz has therefore been proclaimed smoker laureate.
A LONG WALK. ROUND THE WORLD FOR A WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
A LONG WALK. ROUND THE WORLD FOR A WIFE. Garbed in the picturesque dress of his native country, Demetre Dann, a Roumanian, twenty-three years of age, is walking round the world li, order to win a bride. He is shortly due in Australia. Incidentally, he seeks to win a wager of £4000 by covering 6300 miles on foot within six years. He styles himself the "globe trotting Roumanian artist-dancer," He fought in the Balkan war, and is proud of the fact. After he has com pleted the arduous task which he has set himself he wishes to claim a bride among the hills of Roumania and settle down in London-with his wife and the £4000. His life at pro sent is not quite as pleasant as his dreams of the future, Although he claims to be expert in the use of five languages, he Is compelled to sell postcards as a means of livelihood. Often he Is treated with scant cour. tesy-a fact which may be due to his inability to speak English. He con* fesses that he is homesiok, but he means to "keep on keeping on,"...
Not His Fault. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
Not His Fault. "Didn't I toll you the last time you wore here," said the magistrate stern ly to the prisoner who had been cole. brating not wisely but too well, "that I never wanted you to cotme before ne again?" "Yes, sir," replied the prisoner, "but I couldn't make the prisonor believe Only t 01o6" psra r ('all be wlek ed and happy.
PATTERN FOR LADY'S BLOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 18 July 1914
PATTERN FOR LADY'S BLOUSE. I The above illustration would look well made of crepe do chine, sllk, cashmere or flannel. It representa "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 195, cut in three sizes-small, medium and largp, This pattern may be bought for ninoe. pence from local pattern agent, or wil be sent post free to any address If ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swan. ston*street, Melbourne. If a penny stamp is sent to above address a 48. page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free cata logue. nw***-.***-****t*-~*