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General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
General News. The Brunswick City Band (Ladies' Committee) will told a euchre party and dance at the Masonic Hall. Syd ney road, Brunswick, on Tuesday, 28th July. Splendid prizes dionated by lead ing Brunswick business people are to be given,, and judging by past records a very enjoyable evenine should be spent. Tickets: Ladies', ls; gents', Is.; double, 2s 6d. The affair is in the capable hands of Mr Ben. Warr, hen. see. Application is being made for pro hate of the will of William Pnayne. late of Barkly street. West 3runswick. re tired miner, deceased, by Sarah Ann Hobshaw, of the same address, widow, the executrix. The annual services in connection with the Brunswic, and Coburg Or ange lodges were held in the local Me thodist Church and town hall last. Sun day. Speeches were delivered hby Rev. H. Gamford and IMr J. Whlelan. Probate of the will of Elizabeth Ash field Cooke, late of Frazer st., Coburg, widow, deceased, is being applied for by Margaret B3urnett. of the same ad dress,...
The Reply of the Attorney General. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
8jrtn?\inCeak ?,atib oburg 2catev. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1914 The Reply of the Attorney General. Thle nine councillors of Brunswick must feel relieved by the dicision of the Attorney General not to consent to a prosecution for having an overdraft in excess of the amount laid down by the very prtcise provisions of the Lo cal GCovertnment Act. It now turns out that. the excess of the overdraft was niot so enormous as first mention ed. Thlie amount given was £1800; but the Council showis tuat on the 17th April mnoneys were paid into the gen eral account in the ocrdinary way of business. and lhat thoso who were de sirous of launching the prosecution and- ohaining the £200. the penalty prescribed, firom each of the nine coun cillrs, took thie bank balance in the morniini and took no account of the mone's paid in later in the day. A"fii there was a sutn of something bettw ccn i 00 and £700 to the credit of the elcctric supply account. which in conunon fairnes.s sho...
THE ELECTIONS. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
THE ELECTIONS. * MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. The result of the calling for nom inations from persons eligible to con test the seat in Middle ,ard, was de cided at last meeting of the State Electlrateo Council. The oiut?come was that Mr A. Cheers was the select. ed candidate to carry the banner in tile Labor interest. Mr Cheers is at present president of the Bourke Canm paign Council, and was duly elected to the second term of president of the Travellers' Association, at their last meeting. Mr Cheers will open his first municipal campaign meeting in the Oddfellows' Hall, Sydney lroad, Bruns wick, on Tuesday, 2?Sth July. Cr. E. F. Russell, of Port Melbourne, will also speak.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Auctioneers and Estate Agents. ROBERTS, STANLEY & COY. M's.L.A. (MORELAND'S LEADING AGENTS) AUCTIONEER, SWORN VALUATOR, SUB-DIVISIONAL LAND EXPERTS, RENT COLLECTORS, FURNITURE; SALESMEN. Elave a large and complete list of Houses and Land for Sale in Brunswick, Moreland and Coburg, from £250. Small Deposit. Rent Terms. PHONE BRUNSWICK CONSULT THE LEADING Auctioneer and Property Salesmen NEW AND COMMODIOUS PREMISES, SYDNEY ROAD, Corner of Blyth Street. ESTABLISHED 16 YEARS. -... - OUR SPECIALTY.. . - Auction Sales of Property, and Subdivision of SLand 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 careffil and best attention. Account Sales promptly rendered. Sworn Valuations of Property and Furniture for Probate and other Purposes. Rents Collected. Absentees Represented. Estates Managed. Insurances of Fire, Plate Glass, Accident, Employers' Liability, Motor Cars, &c. Ef...
Coburg Police Court. TUESDAY, JULY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Coburg Police Court. TUESDAY,' JULY 21. Before Messrs. Waters (chairman), Jones, Roberts and Norman, J's.P. ADULTERATED MILK PROSE CUTIONS. John H. P. Wyatt, of Brunswick, dairyman, was prosecuted by Inspector Budds for selling adulteratecd milk. Mr F. _T Hickford appeared for the in forinant., and Mr M. Larki:i (Reynolds and Larkin) for the defendAnt. It ap peared from the .evidence of Inspector Budds, Thos. Arnold and Albert Koch (analyst), that. on the 26th May last the inspector purchased 3 eamples of miilk from tho defendant's driver,andl on unalysis it was found to contain 13 per cent. of added water. Defendant's counsel stated that his client had been in the business for 11 years in Brunswick and numerous sanm ples of his milk had boeen taken and found all right. He had never been convicted before. He linad purchased six quarts of milk from another dairy man and this accounted for it. Defendant was fined £2, with £2 16s costs. ANOTHER CASE. William Wing, of Fawkner, was also ...
COBURG P.A.F.S. LODGE, NO. 44. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
COBURG -P.A.F.S. LODGE, NO. -44. The fortnightly meeting of above was held on Monday, 20th inst., in the D)ispensary Hall, C;oburg. Thero was a large attendance, lnd after tihe us ual business .a social evening was held. The lodge entertaiuned the Ladies' Lodgeo (Arunn Lily, No. 5), a large number of whom attended. A program of games, music andl dancing helped to make a. very enjoyable evening wvhich concluded wth tlo Nae\ onal Anthem.
Fawkner News. BUILDINGS GOING UP. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Fawkner News. 3UILDINGS GOING UP. Fawkner is still going ahead. Build. ings are going up in all directibns. A good start has been made with the Pulblic Hall, and by Saturday next the whole of the frame will be up. Many local residents have turned up and have assisted in the structure, which it. rs expected will be completed by the 17th August. Mr E. Moss has pro anoted the vwhole concern and will have all future control. The affair is being financed by Mr Robert King, of Carl. ton (Mr Io?ss's brother-in-law).
WILFUL MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
WILFUL MURDER. Frank White, of Isaac street, Bruns wick, wood merchant, aged 22, was charged with the wilful murder of Richard B. Wood, of Audley street, .Brunswick. It appeared that on Sat urday night, the 11th inst., a fracas occurred in V\ictoria street, Brunswick, during which it was alleged that the accused struck deceansed on the head s-itll a bottle, causing a depressed scull fracture. The accused was before the court on the prior occasion and re. manded on bail. As the victim died on the night of the 21st inst. in the Mel bourne Hospital, the naccused was ar rested at one o'clock on tne molrning of the 22nd inst. and charged with wil ful murder. -Mr Green appeared for accutsed and applied for bail, which was refused, and a. remand for seven dlay.s was granted. It is understood t:hat accused alleged that the decensed attacked him and that he actect in self dlefence. STI.EE'1c BETTING. Chas. Foote, who recently got finied £100 for street betting in Footscray, was charged with ...
COBURG HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
COBURG HARR1iERS. On Saturday, 18th July, Coburg Harriters held their 7 .lile race along Sydney road, Coburg. The Presidenlt, -who actedl as starter, despatched the fiheld without a hitch. Only two posi tions were changed at the 2 mile turn W. Lydiard then beinlg 1st., followed closely by C. Smith, Tf. Leo and then R. Birch. who fromn then onwards Inade up the groulnd betwen W. Lyd tard and ran out a wi'aner by -10 yards; W. Lydiard 2nd. C. Smith 3rd. One of the scratch men, R. T. Eldridge, finished fourth and gained fastest. time (22mrin. 36 sees). The winner's time '--lmin. 23 2-5th sees. The teami chosen to represent Co burg at V. 5-mile C.C.C. at. Ballarat on 1st August are H. T. Eldridge, R. W. Birch, V. Ehrerrstrom, A. Gray, G. Gray. J. Metade; emergencies, W. Lydiard. C. Smith. and A. B. Scrober. Gon Saturday, 2-5th July, Coburg run from Lake Hall, Cobuig. Take tramn 2.45. s~--*
Tramway Assault Case. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Tramway Assault Case. . .. _. * William James Cousins, a tram driv er on tho Coburg horse tram, proceed ed against Henry Toll, foreman, Co burg horse tram, for having unlawful ly assaulted him on 14th inst., at, Co burg. Defendant pleaded not guilty. Mr F. T. Hickford appeared for the informant, and :Mr M. Larkin (Rey nolds and Li'rkird) f6r defendant. Informant said that on the date in question he was in charge of his tram at the corner of 3Bell street and Syd ney roand at 2 p.m., and saw Toll there and told him it was a shame to work the mare he was driving, as she was going on three legs and was in a bad condition. Toll replied it wnas the way she was driven. About, 4 p.m. he was at the shed and said to Toll "What did you mean' by saying that I did not know how to drive a horse.?" Toll re plied that he was not fit to drive goats, and informant answered tnat Toll was not fit to drive pigs. Toll then invit ed him to come out into the paddock and informant declined. Toll s3aid he wo...
Positions of Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
SPositions of Clubs. North Melbourne ..... 75 per cenlt. Foo:scray ......... 70 per cent. Essendon .......... 62 per cent. Williamstown ........ 62 per cent. Frahran ...... ..... 56 per cent. Brunswick ...... .... 53 per cent. Brigihton ........... 50 per cent. Port Melboulrne ..... ..43 per cent. Hawthorn .......... 12 per cent. Northcote . :.......... 6 per cent.
Football. BRUNSWICK V. PRAHRAN. PLAYED AT BRUNSWICK. BRUNSWICK'S FAILURE DUE TO BAD KICKING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Football. BRUNSWICK V. PRAHRIAN. PLAYED AT BRUNSWICK. BRUNSWICK'S FAILURE DUE TO BAD KICKING. IThle above match took place at. t'he Brunswick Park. about 300)0 heing pre sent to witness what proved to be a wretched display of goal-kicking by the locals. The first half of the game was fairly even, but from then on wards tne greater portion of the nat tacking was done by Brunswick, and they should have established a siubstan tial lead in the third quarter if the Imady opportunities which presented themselves had been, turned to ac count. Totpham, a very accurate goal kicker was indisposed and unable to play. 1i the other departments of tlhe play tihe locals on, the whole played football of a fine, combined, breezy type, which was a pleasure to' watch. Brunswick were one point ahetod at the final change and besieged the vis itors' goal. fbr some minutes at the opening, .but. many easy chances were mulled, and Pr'ahran rushed forw'ard with only a deficit of two points to mare. up. Wood ...
FAWKNER V. THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
FAWKNIEII v. TIISTI.S. The above clubs ut, a.i !oval t:rk last Saturday for tihe s,.un,! time. 'when somell reilhx goi i,~kb:il wasi p"layed, r-,ulting i 'n 1; th, T'hi - bies. The game wa- very int rsting. .Tlie T?histles plavd i- v:ry a,: ri ,,. '. The': final scu*ries werle: ... Thistles 5.1- (17 poits). - Fawkncr, i.6 &lt;30 pointj). lkany of the .'a ,knor pIyirs dlid w\el. To Wil in t and J. Doughty ::played. a, go"o.dI. gam...e .,1,,, W?. Hunt ington. It. 0 ' . letch .r, and F,:1 ker Club wil mee; 1L ch Park Somedh'. 2th inst. This is the sc-u con,. "utch for the silver cup.
Melbourne District Football Association. COBURG V. BRUNSWICK JUNIORS [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Ieihourne District Football Association. COBUl G VT. BRUNSWICK JUNIORS Played at Coburg. Splendidly con testcedl and played in the best of spirit. Won by ?oourg by 13 points. Scores: Sirst quarter: Cloburg, 2.1; Bruns wick Juniors, 1.3. Secomd quarter: Coburg, 3.3; Bruns wick Juniors. 3.5. Third quarter: Coburg, 5.7; Bruns wick Ju:aors, 5.7. Final Scores: C~ohurg. 7 goals 9 behinds. Brunswick Juniors, S goals 8 bds. Coburg goal kickers: V. Martell 2, T. Reilly 2, G. Marsh 1, P'. Colee 1, J. Love 1. The Launceston Trip. Coburg committee are working hard to miake the players' trip to Launces ton. a success. A picture night will be held in the Lake Hall, Sydney road, Cmburg, on August 5th. A splendid~ progranmme is promised. S. Leahalln was at his best against Brunswick. Brunswick Juniors had a good even side, and were served best by McLeanu, Braid, cullivan. Baker, Blackmore. and tile two Jaunlcs's. J. Huntington, B. Chapman and J. Lee, on the injured list, hope to be in the fray befo...
THE HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
THE HARRIERS. --`--4I--- Brunswick held a 5 mile sealed han dicap on Saturday, 18th ult. a record entry of 26 being received, all of whom started. At 3.55 p.m. the pack was dtlcspatched. Ernie Tighe going to the front made the race very merry for t·he first mile or so, then dropped back and from then on S. Ellis went out, eventually finishing 300 yards ahead of Vic. Baker, with Ray Kift a close 3rd. 'I'hen came L. Head, A. Parker and G. Brooks. On time handicaps being deducted the following were the placed men: 1st. A. A. Parker, (handicap, 1 min. 30 secs.); 2nd, R. ±t. Kift (1 min. handicap); 3rd, S. C. Ellis (10 Eecs. handicap). The teams for 3Ballarat are: A team: S. Long, S. Ellis. V. Baker, R. Kift, L. Head, A. Parker; emergencies, G. Brooks, G. Cowmeadow. B team: G. 13Brooks, G. Cowmeadow, E. Tighe, J. Baker, T. C. Burke, E. Stewart; emer gencies, E. Brittain, W. O'Hianlon, J. Mlahoney. Saturday, 25th: Brunswick with Malvern, at Ivanhoe. 200 yards cornm petition handicap. .Tra...
The Stadium Contoversy. SUPPORTED BY RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
The Stadium Contoversy. SUPPORTED BY RATEPAYTERS. The erection of a boxing stadium in Victoria street, Brunswick, was the subject of a discussion at a meeting held under the auspices of the North Brunswick Progress Association on Sa- turday night. Mr J. Hamilton moved: That the action of the council in granting permission to erect the sta- dium in Victoria street be approved by this meeting of ratepayers. The mover said that the indignation meeting held in Brunswick Town Hall was not representative. Admission was by ticket, and the meeting was a 'hole and corner' one. This association re- presented all classes of opinion, and was a much better reflex of public opi- nion. The speakers at the indignation meeting seemed to be fossilised, and &nbsp; did not know what they were talking about. Mr T. Jewell seconded the motion. He thought, the stadium would be beneficial to Brunswick. In England &nbsp; contests were attended by ladies of all classes. That showed conclusivel...