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Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Brunswick Catholic Young Men's Society. The annual presentation of prizes of the above society took place in the St. Ambrose Hall on Tuesday evening, 21st July. 1914. There was a very large at tendance, and the night proved one of the most enjoyable held by the so ciety. Rev. Fr. J. D. Gellie was wel comed after a very severe illness. During thE evening presentations were made to: Rev. Fr. Gellie, Mr. Dowsing (hon. seaccretary), and Mr R. Pearce. The prizes won at the annual picnic were also presented. The winners of the principal events, each of whom re ceived gold medals, were: Junior Race, M. Manning; Sheffield Handicap, N. McKenna; Mile Handicap, J. Ma honey. Mr J. Leheny was presented with a gold medal for winning the batting average of the society's cricket club, while Mr W. Leeson also received one for winning the bowling average. All Catholic young men wishing to &nbsp; join the society are respectfully re quested to attend meeting on Tuesday night next at 8 o'clock,...
The Late Mr. Joseph Peverell To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
The Late Mr. Joseph Peverell To the Editor. Sir --The appeal made on behalf of the widow and children of tihe late Mr. Joeseph Peverell, whose untimely death &nbsp; is so deeply to be deplored and regret ted, should meet with a ready and willing response. No appeal could be more genuine. Here was a young man of exceptional integrity and worth, of a bright and sunshiney dispostion, &nbsp; serviceable in every way to a'm ever deserving institution, taking a promin ent part in many exccllent societies which do muchgood unseen and un &nbsp; noticed, suddenly stricken down and removed from the bustle of a vigorous &nbsp; and useful activity. RobcrH t Ioui-: -e - ven.on5, whose cheerfulness und. th'e most adverse b.odily conditions i nvi.-? remarkable, remarks very antiy; "Every heart that hais beat s'tronrg and cheerfully has left a hopeful imIp:iso behind it in the werld and betterd tlhe tiradiaion of mankind1 In tme midst of sad regrets there is much 'o ...
West Brunswick and Coburg Tramway MASS MEETING IN TOWN HALL. CR. McALPINE'S VIGOROUS SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
West Brunswick and Coburg Tramway MASS MEETING IN TOWN HALL. CR. MeALPINE'S VIGOROUS SPEIECH. A meeting of about 300 people was held in the Brunswick Town Hall on Thursday evening, the 16th, under the auspices of the West Brunswick Dirlect Communication League, to further the project for securing an electrio tramway from West .rinswick to tMel bortr:nie The matter ihas been agitlted for some years and appears to be now taking a definite shape, and the early construction of the line nmay be look ed forward to, provided, of course, that tihe LTeague keep alive the protposi tion by meetirFms and deputations. The West 13'runswicl residents lhav-e out Job-el Job in the matter of patience, over this tramway, and considering the muddy state of its roads and the long walk to Sydney road along ill-lighted streets which they have for years enr dlurcd, their conduct entitles them to the Victoria Cross. A number of leading local represen tativeo men were present and the meet ing was presided ov...
Brunswick City Council MONDAY JULY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Brunswick City Council MONDAY JULY 20. Report of Public Works Committee (Cr. Falfe, chairman): That a. deputation from the North Brunswick Progrcess Association asked P.W ._. to recommend that proposed new building regulations be amended as por statement left with committee. 31a.tter would receive attention. That. a deputation re Municipal Re foimn wai ited in reference to abolition i" the Ward systemn. Matter would receivo consideration. I'lnat. DI)alv street oextension be de ferred fo," six weeks. Flroim Royal Commnission iro Housing Conditions. asking if council intends to give effecti to power's in provisions iof W liorkers' Dwelling Act (already ful ly explainced in theso columus). To be infoliInc d cIounecil does not think it ad visable just nw, whlile so many work ers' dwellings are heing erected here. F'ioll J. I St ceusonll, Ie Queen street eoist iruction. Rectummendled Town ( le rk's irei-ot lie rieceived, nid plans, ort-.. adhere'd to, liut the charge to pil'perly olwnerl...
Brunswick Scottish Society. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Brunswick Scottish.Society. - Themonthll concert and dance of &nbsp; above was held in the local town hall on Tuesday. July 21st, which was well attendedtl by a large and appreciative audience. A splendid programme was presented. Miss Minnie Paton sang sweetly and in spirited manner Braw, Braw Lads, and Castles in the Air (en- cures. The Cornish Floran Dance. Vio- lets, and May I Print a Kiss?) Miss D). Thompson rendered Jock o' Hazel dean (encore. Coming Home). Trio, Laughing Gipsies, and duet Hunting- &nbsp; ton by Miss Paton and Mr W. H. Ro- herts, were all that could he decsired. Miss Pearl Donald danced The High- land Fling and Jig and Reel in excel- lent style. Mr W. H. Roberts sang Scotland Yet and The Lass o' Gowrie, and in rcsponse to loud applause. The Holy Friar, Mr Senior was well rec- ceived in The March of the Cameron Men. The Durand Banjo Club pleased very much, and the humorous part of the programme was in the able hands of Mr Durand. who had the audi...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 24 July 1914
Personal. Mr and Mrs Andrews, 'Freshfields,' Cameron st., Moreland, are leaving for their new home at Tennyson sL;, East St. Kiida. About 40 of their Bruns wick friends gave them a surprise fare well and spent a most enjoyable even ing with music and s6ng, and a small presentation was, made them, in the shape of a cdmrbination: fsilver salvet and breadboard, with lindsome knife and fork, suitably inscribed. Mrs An drews has been a most energetic work or for church and other charitable works, and will be greatly missed. The "*Mayor and Mayoress of Bruns wicK desire to entertain all persons who have been residents of Brunswick for 50 years to a concert and tea at the Brunswick Town Hall on 20th Au gust next, and would feel obliged if they would forward their names and addresses to the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Brunswick, as soon as possible. The return ball given by the citizens of Brunswick to the Mayor and Mayor ess of Brunswick (Cir. and Mrs. Mill ward) will be held at the Town Hall, ...
Brunswick-Coburg Electric Trams. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Brunswick-Coburg Electric Trams. -0 o Cr Hackett, a Coburg member of Brunswick-Coburg Tramways Trust, rc ported to the council at its meetinIg on Tuesdayv night thait the trust had fixed the following penny sections (n the proposed route: Park street to Moreland road. Albion street to Syd ney road via Moroland road; More land road to Bell street in ISydnvey rand; Bell street to terminus at Bak cr's road. He said the electrical ex pert (Mfr Crowley) lhad drawn up a re port which had been adopted by tho trust.. A conference had been held with the City Council that afternoon, when thile committee of the latter body ihad considered the report and had ad opted it. Efforts were being made to amendl the bill to enable the- City ('ouncil to enter the trust. This. was necessary in order thlat the extension of the tramway from Park street, Brunswick. to the City should be' gofie on with. Cr Keane: Is it proposed to allow ,any reductions, in fares to workmen travelling in the mornings as is db...
Moreland State School Committee. FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Moreland State School Com mittee. 0 FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF FLNDS. Receipts: To proceeds of socials and donations, £123 3s 10d;.'amounts col lected at schools, £7 9s 2d; proceeds .Lyric Theatre picture night, £32 11s 3d; proceeds open. air pictures, £16 10s; Roy Stevens's afc. refund (paid twice), £1; interest at Savings Bank, £3 10s 8d; total £184 4s lid. Expenditure: By insurance, 3 years at 4/6, 13s Gd; new piano and cover, £19 Ss_ Id: school prizes, £7; repairs to band instruments, £5 19&3 infant school picnic, £5; two shelter shedts.t £iz2. 3s 6Gd; bend. music, lighting. printing, .small repairs, etc., £20 13s 5d : pianist :-first A'. Home. 7s 6d : churwoman,?ifi-S At;Hoime, 3s: cash in " hais ofi trsuir;, 16s 1dd; total . £184 AsT 'lld A:udited nud found correct. (si?uil J. L. Haves, pro J. G. C. Auril. :14/5/14/5 (sitgned) W. H. Crato. 25' iý'.
Coburg Town Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 29. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
.e Coburg Town Council. in. O in il- WEDNESDAY, JULY 29. Report of the Health Committee .(Cr~, ..1I o- Anderson, chairman): nd That the fortnigh-tly report. of the - Meat. Inspector on thec condition of crI tne abattoirs aind the carcases brand ed thereat be received. do During the past fortnight 32 head ro- of cattle have been impounded. Repor-t of Pubic Works Committee gS (Cr. Camupbell, chairman): Since last report (S 7 .1) 23 building r- licenses were issued. the fees being £11l ek 10s. Plans of sub-divi-ion (.a par: C.P., In- 14) Gatffney road C:ro ft and Rhoden), and (1)) re sub-division lots 6 and 7, ck Arcadia Estate (Karl Arndt), are sub of iitted and recoximmended tor approval it- as to drainage and street alignments subject to the Board's requirements ior ie. sewerage facilities. 'i That screenings be placed on the paths in the follo ing streets, viz.: eo Belll street (rendall eet to Alico on st.). Brown street t.one sidCe. Clarendon street (one side~, ltoldoyd street. (w...
Coburg Citizens' Complimentary "At Home." THE MAYOR AND MAYORESS ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Coburg Citizens' Complimen tary " At Home." -----0, - TILE M1AYOR AND IAYOt)RESS EN' " TERl'A INED. The citizens of Coburg tendered .a Conm plimentary "At Home" to His Worship thie Mayor and Mrs. H. J. Richards, at the Public tllll, Bell-street, Coburg, onil Tuesday evening last, thie 28th iilst., anld, (Icslpite the iincnlmcncy of the weatlher, the hall was well tilled. The hall was Icautifullv decor-aedl withl :T'ango and iangorine drapinogs al fces toons of varied colored crepe, whilst sus petlded front tlhe ceiling wcre baskets of breautiful cIrepe Tango. Flie sithldes cuveriing the lights wie exquisiite, consiisting of TIango, lhordcred with silver he?dls, easting a mellow ligliht over the int rior of the Iihall, and a:lding ~greatly to the efrectivcness of te whhole. The atage ;was adorned witlh is ainll crepe. A musial programme, under the direction of Miss 31alW~I 1attingile, was of a very high standard, as was evidenced iby the frequent encores each artist re cei v-ed. I)ur...
A Brutal Assault. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
" A BrutalAssault. ---------e--0 At Brunswick C(otut on Wednesday, Patrick Murphy. a sturdily built young man, was charged before a bench of honorary magistrates with having as saulted Leslie Caldwell, a youth, on 17th July. Mr. J. Mf. Shannon, who prosecuted, said Caldwell had been the victim of an entirely unprovoked and most brutal ae sault. Defendant'wentip to Caldweil, and struck hi mtwo terrific blows on the face, temporarily- dazing. him. It was a dastardly thing to do, and he hoped the bench would let defendant see that law less brutality would bring condion pun ishimnent. Caldwell, t delicate looking youth, said he was in the billiardroomn of the Phoelnix liotel about 11.10 p.in. ol7ttl July. He had just finished a. name, and 'was sitting on :t form rwhen (efendant cam* up and said to him, "W'lhat is the matter with you Caldie. Are you speaking to ime "' Witness saidt, "1 don't want to speak to you," and amoved over to another form. Accused then struck himnt two lieavy Iblo...
BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
BASEBALL. " Grade: Brunswick played South Melbourne last Saturday, and easily defeated thenm by 14 to 3. The posi tion of tile clubs in the grade are as follows: - Hawthorn are one game of M.C.C. with 25 points. The Argus arne 3rd, with 21 points, Williamstown and Brunswick following closely.
Charge of Murder. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Charge of Murder. Fiauk White (22). Iesiding at Isaac st.. Brunswick, was again before the local bench consisting of Messrs. Al lird, Woods. D)owsley, Flemning and l'ier.ne, Js.P., on Wtlnesdav nlast, charge l on Iremand with thel wilful mul 'dc of Richard Wood (22). of Aud ley street. Mir. R. Gireene appeardal for accused. Sergeant McLaughlin said the police were not p)replarecd to 'o on at present. Mr Greene: 1 don't kuow exactly wihat position the plrosecution is taking up. Accused was before the court, a foirtnight ago on a charge of inflicting grievous boxdily harm. The facts sur rounding the ase are the same, ex ceptini thalt the unfortunate 'Scott~ie' has died in the meantime. We should have sonme sort of an understanding definitely, as to when these remands are going to cease. It is only fair that it should be postponed until af ter the inquest has been concluded, but., in the interests of justice, accused should conme up for' trial as speedily as lossible. The Slergeant: Th...
Brunswick St. John's Lodge. LADIES' NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Brunswick St. John's Lodge. 4 LADIES' NIGHT. A successful and pleasan6t- ladies' nigit was given by the above lodge, No. 78 V.C., at the L.runswick Town Hall, and Wednesday night, the 22nd July. IThere was a largo att·endanco and a. first-class programme was gone thhrough to the excellenti music of ITrantr's 13Band. VocalismI was inters tpersed withI the dancing. Mr. Chas. -Parnham sanig Thy Sentinel Am I and was deservedly applauded. Bro. J. Richmond made a great bhit in She is the Lass for F Me. A first class humor ons recitmtion, wvas ,ontrilibuted b' Bro. J. lRoland, which was very much enjoaied. Bros. Harry Lamb and L. iuggi enterteined the audience to a rare trcont in a dulct, The Mloon Hat-l Raised Her Lamps Alone. Wor. Bro. lHoughltoin iedlered She Would he a Mason, at tilhe supper table. Dancing was cotitinued until mnoonlight, when the company dispersed. A description of sonime of the dresses worn at the ftunction are appended hereullnder : Mrs Harry GC. Lamh. apricot crep...
The Coburg Railway Service DIRTY AND OLD-FASHIONED CARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
The Coburg Railway Service O DIRTY AND OLD-FASHIONIED CARRIAGES. Tle secretary to the Minister of Rail wa.ys wrote to Coburg Council recently, ill reply to a letter of complaint, stating lthat tile first class carriages rmuning on the obiurg line were 'bogie ears, but thle second class were of fixed wheel liase t'v?l. IFor several years the construction of new hoice cars Irhad been carried on with the utnmost expedition in order th'at all cars of the la.tter tS-pe might be withdrawn from regular tratlc, and that claiss of car would he released from tra.lic on thile Co bIurg line as early- as practicible. Previous complaints in regard to the cars being dirty haIl,l on inquiry, lbeen disproved, and .all trainls were regularly and well cleaned, ,ut it would, of course, be indlerstood that the comlparatively shabby apppcarance of thei second class cars on the Coburg line was apt to lead to complaints of that kind. and that such cars could niot be nmade to look as neat or as inviting as ...
SWEET CHARITY. GRAND PICTURE NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
SWEET CHARITY. GRAND PICT-.E NIGHT. A grand theatre night. in aid of the Melbourno Hospital will be hold at the Empire Theatre, Sydney road. Bruns wick, on Wednesday evening, tho 13th August next. It is being organised by Mr J. L. Faull, who is the hen. sec rotary, which is a sufficient guaraantee in itself that. no effort will be sppared to make the affair a success. The progranmme put. forth which is from 7 to 8 p.m. should attract a largo autlience, seeing that Mr IBryce Rowe, the Empire manager, has bteen spe cially engaged for the occasion; also Mr Owecn Davies, the Welsh tenor, winner of manyi semi-national conmpeti tions in Wales. The items and artists arec as follow: Comnic song, 1 Put My Coat on and Went .Home, Mr J. Ley shon; song, When I Listen to the Chanting of the Old Chumrch Choir, Mlr Fred. Guerkins; song and dance, I'd Love to Live o in Dreanmland withl a Girl Like You, Mliss Elsie Campbell son?,ig, rome Sing to 31c, Mr F. Tlurner; song, A Whhispered Yow, Miss Laura...
The Brunswick Stadium. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
The Brunswick Stadium. The followin ot ice of motion by Cri Jewe ll will ,be discussed by tlhe Council on Mondy evening: No. 5-0O: i hereby give notice that at the next ordinary meeting of the Council of the City of Brunswick to be held on Moulndayv theo 3rd day of August, 1914, I will move that the re soltion carried at the meeting of ithe Coluncil 'held on the 20th day of July, .1914, viz.: "Thlat. a referendum of the rate payers be takenu at th ne Ixt muni cipal clections on August 27th on the question of erecting a st'ldium, provided thlr expense be borne by ..thhco?e advoncating .this procedure, and tih;ti.- [.r: Parker be , warned not to pro'eed witr thie erection of the building until the result of thile re forendum is known," he and is hereiCy rescinded. No. 541: I Iireby give. notice lnthat at the next ortdinary meetiig of thle ( lamil of the Citv of lBrunswilck to he hoIlIt on Mlond, the 3rd tlday of \August. 191, I will move that the re solutiion carried at the meeting of...
Moreland Tennis Club. BAL MASQUE AND FANCY DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Moreland Tennis Club. 0 JBAL MASQUE AND FANCY DRESSI The mnanagement of the Msoreland Tennis Club have much pleasure in an nouncing that arrangements have beeni made to hold their bal masquie and fancy dress at the Brunswic - Town IHall on Tuesday, 23rd Augeust: Already a large number of tickets have been distributed, and judging by the enthusiasm evinced in the manage ment of the numerous sets, it promises to be a. very successful and unique event. Application fo rtickets may be made to the secretary, Mr H. M. WVilliams. Those desirous of having themselves or sets photographed for reproduction in 'Punch' will please notify the sec retary. .