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The Brunswick and Coburg Tramway Trust. MEET MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL IN CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
The Brunswick and Coburg Tramway Trust. MEET .MP1&lt;A3OUZR\E CITY . COUN CIL IN CONFERENCE. At the Melcho u1lno Town Hall on \Vednesday aftolrnoon last a conferenco was held bet.wien the representatives of the Cit C 'i Council aniti the members of the l'IrIunswick nit t it Coblllrg Tranlt wayvs '1'rnst. The following gentlemen iweri present: The lC ord IMay or (Cr. D. V. Haenness.) iit thle cihaih, Aldermani Sir Arthuir Snowden. Crs Davies. CiGar dine" anld ell of the City Council, and ir T. (O'L. Reynolds (chairman), Crs .Millh1ard, tHicl fo1rd. Campbell and Hackett, lIltmill.bers of tie Trulst. T'here were l!so present Mr Clavton (Town Clrlk). 11" Charles AndrIItews (Secre tary) and M1r Robinson (Engineer of thile Trust) The diiicussion centredlc ar oiund thie Ireport, of i-r \alenltin T. C rowley, i\the .'lisulting electrical len gineer 0f the Ilrust. T1e representa tives of tht, Citiy ConeCil unanimously decidedtl to rieiommlniltnd to their Coineci :at its nmeetting on ...
P.L.C. NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. REINSTATEMENT OF OBJECTED NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
P.L.C. / ------+---- / NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. REINSTATEMENT OF OBJECTED NAMES. T'he usual weekly meeting of the ahove branch was 'Iheld on Thursday, 2:hd, at Miss Binus's schoolroom, tile president M-? ' ain) being in the chalir. 'Iheric was a ltter fromnt Jew ell's Social Committce, enclosing two coul)limentary ticeLts. It was decided that the tickets should ho given Mrs Pled~ier (the Vice-President) and the secretary., as the President said he oon sidered the nladies had as much right to he representedl as tie men, and as the secretary did a lot. of work for nothing and was justly entitled to one: that as fr as hlie (the Presideint) was mconcerned he was quite willing to forlego claim he miight have in favor of the ladies. A letter from the Shop As sistants' secretarv, asking the support of the branch,. it was decided that, tlhe request he complied with. Letter firom he Stiate E'lectorate Council asking the branch to send three delegates to a meetin, to consider the advisability ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
LAUT For the famous AUGUST FOSTER PIANOS. 456 SYDNEY ROAD, BRUNSWICK. 8 BEATTIE and CO'. ESTABLISHED 1885. Terms Arranged HH GLOVER ' B ad SESTABLISHED 1885. Terms Arranged l V 5 Brunswick's Leading Jeweller, Watchmaker and Optician. Organs, Violins -- other Musical Instruments, Phonographs, Records, Music, Etc. Etc. A F Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, Electroplate, Brushes, Mirrors, Hand Bags, Etc., Etc to The Leading Tailors. rg hs ca ntrmets Phn s R , Mc E .GIVEN AWAY FREE Every Cash Customer. You can chose your own Free Gift, as any article'will be e Ctho Tcra Bshe iro r , l and a t l Ladig os us. ,I Sad, RIC . given freey and without any fuss. We also Csh or Trms if it will Suit you. hy not Call To.day? e the a Tal for Suits or Lades'Costumes. OurMotto, 4 U3 3,-A d 6 Road, BRUNSWICK. given freeunesv and without any fuss., A BUON IN PIANOS. ORGA . Phonographs. iMu. MARKS BRO 334-336 SYDNEY ROAlI (Near Methodist Churcl And at 870 Sydney Road. Agent for Suttons. Factory behind Shop. l...
Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. BY COBURG BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. BY COBURG BRANCH A.N.A. Tlhe plain and fancy dress ball held under thie auspices of the Coburg A.N.A. on Wednesday ecvening. July 22, proved a bright and successful fune tion. Tlhe decorations were most artis tic and effective, and reflect great cre dit to Mr (. L;iy. in whose hands the work was carried out. The Iusic, floor, supper andr all arirangemients were good so thlt there was everythingr conducive to enijoymrent. The joint i hon. secrei·tr iesi.IMr .. Nicholls and Mlr T. Murphy, spured no effort to imake the danciiee tihe great success it. proved to be. lThe ga-. therinrg was a represe-ntative one, and the dressing was fresh "rnd pretty. Th'lie, pizes were given for thie best sustainedl chlaracters: Miss Gilbert, as h\\'hlt. 'e'rcv Picked up in tie I'rk MIr G. Orchard, as a Tramp ani d hMr nnd \lrs II. D)rew. Mr Lightbodv iiand Mrs Clark. Mr Northausen and Miss Brown, Mr Manrsergh and Miss Ed wards, as the I)utch set, were thie suc cessful winnier...
A Natural-Born Criminal. COMMITS MURDER: ESCAPES: ARRESTED 12 YEARS LATER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
A Natural-Born Criminal. COMMITS MURDER.: ESCAPES: ARRESTED 12 YEARS LATER. A Reminiscence of Lor.d Eldon : '"I remember a murderer found twelve years after the commission of the crime. Ho had made good his escape immediately after the murder. and al though overy search was Filde foi him. he could not b foulind: Twelve years afterwards the brother of the murider ed man was in a public house in Liver pool, where lie fell asleep anId was awa kened by finding someone pickiig his pocket. He started up. exiiun ing. 'Good God! The main that kiillei my brother twelve years agou Thle manu was secured, tried, convm-icted, an1d hanged. I-le had enlisted immediaitely aifter the murder, gone strai-h.,lt aw ay to India,. served there twelve years, and his "-er' first act upron his retuirn to Englano1 was to attempt, to pick ithe Imocket of the. brother of the man lhe had murdered all these. years ago!
Filthy Premises. HEALTH ACT PROSECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Filthy Premhises. HEALTH ACT PROSECUTION. John B. Hunt, an elderly man, was* charged at Brunswick Court on- 29th inst., before a bench of honorary ma gistrates, with having failed to keep his premises clean. Defendant and his wife have been before the courtt- fre quently oii, similar charges. - Iispector Robert Ambrose Harrower, of Brunswick Couiscil staff, said he visited the house at Nash street, on 22nd June, about 9.30 a.m. He knock ed at thie door but receiving no an swer, went inside. Heaped against the walls of a side passage were scores of old hats and boots and discarded um brellas. There was also a quantity of worn out linoleum and discarded filthy rags and papers. In a side passage were eleven kerosene tins and boxes filled with refuse and garbage. The smell emanating therefrom was 'some thing vile.' The occupants of the house were in the habit of collecting garbage from the tips of the district. Such filthy premises were a serious menace to the health of the neighbor hoo...
Bowling Green For East Brunswick [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Bowling Green For East Brunswick Strong representations are being made to tile Brunswick Council to set apart a portion of Fleming Park in East. Brunswick for the purpose of lay mng down a bowling green, a croquet lawn. and a tennis court. Mr W. 4. Pavne, who is always keenly alive to advancing the interests of Brunswick. ex-Cr. Dick, Mr Crate andl Mr A. G. Wales (the candidate for the Middle Ward), are all active ly engaged in demonstrating to the Council the absolute necessity of re s·erving a portion of Fleming Park for the purposes mentioned. The whole stubjcct will engage the imulediate seri ous attention of the Parkt and Gar dens Connmittee. The establishment of these sports in East Brunswick would certainl-y Ie favorablo to the develop. mento of this portion of Brunswick, and as the advocates only require the nIecessary land to be reserved, ther utn dertaking to find the neceslsary money to carry out the works proposed, the Council should readily accede to the wishtes of the ...
The Difference Between Three Political Parties. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
-The Difference Between ,Three Political Parties. Sir Stanley Buckmaster, a. member of the House of Commons. gave recent ly his definition of the difference be t-ween the three parties in this way: L'he difference between the three ,ar ties, the Iiberal, the" Conservative, and the Labour, might be summed up in a few phrases. The Liberal party saw things as they were, and tried to make them what they ought, to be; the Lab our party saw things as they were not, and tried to make them what they could never become; whilst the Oonser vative party saw things as they used to be, and regretted they had over changed. "
Brunswick Municipal Election MIDDLE WARD. ADDRESS BY THE LABOR CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Brunswick Municipal Election MIDDL;E \WARD. AD.I)) $S BY THE LABOR CGANDI DA TE. .. Mr. A. ,C. Cheers, the Labor C'andi date, who is opposing -Mr. A. G. Wales i:n the Middle Ward, iddressed the rate payers at the O)ddfellows' Hall, ~Sydney road, Brunswick, on Tuesday evening hIst.: the 2Sthi inst. The meeting was well ilttenlded(, and was presided over by Mr. ,John iHaney, aidil the cand idate \was given a good hear in'. The chatirman briellv introducedl the c-nididate. and pioinited out that lie denied tie rnmitounr that he was not qualifiedtl, ant he referreil aI?" one who was illn dolubt to the hooks at the Town Hall. Pic hoped the contest would be conducted clean. lie stated that hle was in favor of the alitition of the \Vard system, and would fight Ihard against it, whbther returned o" lot, as it diid not tend .to the welfare of the ;eople or the municipality. lie oibjected to old houses being dumiled i't the municipalitv, and would see that the huilding regulations were ibroun...
Unlawful Assault. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Unlawful Assault. *! William Raeburn, a young man, was at Brunswick last Wednesday charged~ with having behaved in an offensive manner in a public place, with having used obsceno language, and with hav ing damaged Government property while in the lockup. Constable Arrall stated 'that about 5.15 p.m. on Saturday he saw a large crowd congregated outside the Cum berland Arms Hotel. Sydney road. In the middle of the cr:owd two men were engaged in a stand up fight. Defend ant was one of the combatants. He saw defendant grab his opponent by the throat and force him to the foot path. Defendant was using very bad language, and was taken to the lock up. Senior Sonstable Mahoney said when the prisoner was brought in he became very violent, and while in the cell did damage to the contents to the extent of about 7s 6d. Defendant: Was I nob knocking on the wall for something to drink, Witness: You were only in there for a few minutes. Defendant was fined 40s., in default seven days, on the first...
WAR AS A BLESSING. HOW IT MIGHT DO GOOD TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
WAR AS A BLESSING. HOW IT MIG!W DO GOOD TO AtJSTRAIIA. Mr. F. A. W. Globorne, in an ar ticle in the "Empire Review" on "Australia in Time of War," de clares that the minal and political results of a war in a serjous form to Australia would be beneficial. "While' it might destroy for a time political union, it would restore so cial union. It would apply the one sure test to individual character, re vealing both weakness and strength. Ia the presence of danger, 'capital and labour would be compelled to cease their insensate strife and shake hands. The working man would learn to regard his employer, not as an exploiter and tyrant, but as an ally and fellow-citisea. Popular idols of clay, too, would be cral ?wu. When Demos saw his former flat terers and deluders disappearing into cellars, or hastily embarking with well-filled pockets for America on the approach of danger, he would turn for deliverance to the real abil ity and patriotism whose services he had formerly rejected. The ostra...
Fawkner News. HOUSE ON FIRE TWICE IN A FORTNIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Fawkner News. HOUSE ON FtRE TWICE IN A FORTNIGHT. A fire broke out in a. new lbuilding in course of erection on the Sydney. r~oad. near liFawkner. Mlr N. Fletcher, who was cominn home from a social at 12.43 a.m., on"Thurs--ay, July 24, no ticed the fire, and he at once ran to the Fawkner Stores and ring up the fire brigade. In the meantime M Fletcher and Mr Moss went to the fire with buckets and axe, and succeeded in putting out the fire before the bri gado arrived. It seems strange that a fortnight ago t.hero was a. fire at the same place. 3r N. Fletcher was the first to see it, and with the assistance of Mir Moss put the fire out on that occasion, ?dr Fletcher destroying his clothes. On the second occasion Mr Mloss slipped and ricked his back and has been laid uip for the past week. 'The brigade did a smiart trip on the first occasion, but the second thty did better, and were on the scene in 11 minutes after being rung up, consid ering t.hey had over a mile to travel. It was smart...
Should the Wards in Brunswick be Abolished? [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
j38ruinwl ic!l an0 cobur0 Scacer. PUBLISWED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, JULY 3I, 1914 Should the Wards in Bruns wick be Abolished ? lhe' ;?tat it, be a t ciy sinall see ion of the ratepy:ters to abolish the WV'rd Systen: in Brunswick is not like ly to be veivy sitccssf'ul. as it is the most, undeiiocratic retrograde step that, could be tlken'l. n)le gl'eat es sctitial faltleri of cdemioetaitlic rlepresen tation is that representatives hdould the easily accessible to the electos and that thy should Inot hl a nil owcd to think themselvecs free of eve.n the smallest sections of the cim innint v. The wider eland tairger lyou make tilti constitutncy t ho hess t1h'c rin,.lrc.&lt;1nI:t tiv-e will be in touch iith his hlctors. Take thhe Federal IPrli:tinti: Vi hat 'Ots a SOintOi crilL s t?to the opinton of a few Itundred peoptl iti any ('otti try distrieil? Where tier, i ire iIii dr ds of lthoisnds to be poil'd a illrge amI~oilnt of disdinani.-(11 bet ,?hownl t! ;A ' iw i hllidrled h...
Employees of the Steel Co. of Australia. THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF FIRST AID. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Employees of the Steel Co. of Australia. THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF FIRST AID. The employees of the Steel Co. of Australia are to be congratulated on having among their number those who are qualified to render skilled first aid to the injured if necessary. A first aid class in connection with the St. John Ambulance Association was recently formed, and 25 men join ed the class. After a series of lec tures 15 of the number sat for the ex amination, the result of which showed that keen interest had been taken in the subject as the whole were success ful in securing a pass, t.wo with much credit, nine with credit, and four passes. The men are to be congratulated on the result of the examination and the motive, which induced t.hem to sacrifice both time and money to make them selves proficient in. a subject acknow ledged to be one of the inost- useful, not only to themselves but-to any com rad'e wlo might be unfortunate enough to meet with an accident. The employees of other large firms where ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Professional Column. MISS M. S. PARKIHURST, D.iL.S.V. A.L.C.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examninations. Visits Marks Bros. Mioreland School of Music, also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PARKVILLE. ,Terms Moderate. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VOICE -CU?L-~, AND Miss Vera Weir, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE, Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. INGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man by System), Theory, Circulars, Tes timonials, par culars at address from MIr. Laught. oII PLANS DESIGNED & DRAWN for £1 1. -ALSO SPECIFICATIONS and QUANTITIES - ETC. ARTHUR BRENTNALL, 383 Barkly St., E. Brunswick. AND SYDNEY ROAD TRAM TERMINUS. BRUNSWICK COLLEGE SYDNEY ROAD. Principal: ROBERT McKAY, M.A. School of History and Political Economy, Melb. University. Mathematical Master: J. J. DOHERTY Secondary Teacher, Melb. Univ. Junior...
Prince's Park Bowling Club. EUCHRE PARTY AT TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
Prince'b Park Bowling Club. EU'C'.E PARTY AT TOWN HALL. The euchre party at. the Town Hall, Brunswick, ontt 23rd inst., organised by the lady friends of the Princes. Park Bowvling Club proved a great success, both socially and financiallv. Mrs Alex. Sturrock. as president, and Mrs J. T. P. O'Meara Rs secretiiry, ,left no stone unturned toensuro a pleasant evening for their patrons. . EVerything went off as merry as ?~inarriage b~ll, and a happy arnd harmonioun pirtw disband. ed next morning at. 1.30 The above lad ies had the assistance of a capable and hard working committee, who spared no effort to make' the entertainment the success it proved to be.
The Stadium Contoversy. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
The Stadium Contoversy. To the Editor. Sir,--T?he Brunswick Council. at its last, meeting decided, to allow the ques tion of the crection of a boxing Sta dium to be referred to the ratepayers for decision. Cr. Jewell, who beloxigs to a party in the State House pledged to the in troduction of thile referendum, has giv en notice of his intention to move that such motion be rescinded, thereby pre venting the ratepayers. from express igi an opinion on so important a sub ject. We have often- been told of the inconsistency of Liberals; it would be difficult to imagine inconsistency worse than that of our member ou this ques t?ion. Again, Mr Jewell is not seeking re election as a councillor, but will retire next month. Other councillors 'must stand or fall by their votes; he alone accepts no responsibility in tihe matter. Surely then he is the very last who should seek to ire-open the question I .is should be left tol' the incoming councillors who through election are moare likely to expre...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 31 July 1914
General News. We wish to draw th nittetition of our readers to the itac that a new. picetuCre theatre is now in cou'.-re of erection on Sy dny road. Brunsiwick, -neiir the tranm terminus, and right op poSte the traln sheds. It is claimed thia it till he the most muhodern of the picture theatres iin otr otsitle o" Mti bbouirne.ail thait it. waill be capable of seating 1)700 p'opa!'. l;'piat lIr`'ss Sis bieing. made aitit tin ¾ 'I in it will he pcnit? d in th: ),tO r nxt, atn, will be callhd t4 . \lha, ,a " tre. It. is proposel pri d!iit . lly ti 'hOwt tnly clean viauet'ile tutn-, in adhition t.o ianrefully solheteo pictur s. a'id to h:ave bi-e\\ ekkly c-ht:l. ,,s fI pri . ams. IThe tmanag enuit is in I.a nt ontun tel "]'lit, ]llal a? 'lll 1lll- i ill ,!t'*Il~ll lll~ll?.'i[It.c'l with the. leading c,.tintntal and A'nme lricnu tilm pr-du'r..:'s, and has c-mpiet il :r;iaiiagml.?nI vit tlhe Intfor tnosnr in a il re'nlar stltltl i· t h, hightesv standa:rd of tt',i:" Inat,.t triu'amp s in ...