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A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by Arrangement with Cassell and Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIX. The Confession. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GRAHAM BROWN, Author of "Tho Soul of Lucllle," "The Leaguo of tho Sacred Scarab," etc. Published by Arrangement with Cassell and Co, All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIX. The Confession. The words wore quietly uttered, yet if a bombshell had fallen Into the room the effect could not have been more electrical on Eric Galbralth, His face became the color of paper, and the cigarette he had been lighting fell from his nerveless fingers, "Oh, heavens!" he groaned, "what do you know about Nellio Charlton? You have told Elsie--oh, you-" "Be quiet, Erie, Elsie will never know from lme." "But what do you know? Some friend-" "Do not try to hide it. I know everything, Eric," and in a quiet voice Angus told his brother of the mysteri. ous letter. "Show me the letter, old man," said Erlc, brightening, "perhaps it's a hoax." But he trembled in spite of his attempts to pass it ont lightly. "The letter," said Angus, "Is burn ed," "Burned!" and the boy's eyes flash ed fire. "Is this ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
Lost and Found r EFT at Mayer's Quality Shop, olj i posite Northcote Theatre, a Ladies' Umbrella, Owner pleanse call, Tenders TENDERS required for Sewering .No, 7 Gooch St., Northcote, Before 8, after 6, Speciiications at house, Board and Residence "IlONT' liedr~uomu, suitable two .L friends, good board, 17/6 each, Apply "Leader" ollico, F'or Chronic Chus~t Coiiip~tiintn, jWood5' Greiat P'eppermint r~e, 1/s, Meetings rlHE NORTHCOTE THEATRE 1. COMPANY Proprietary Limited. Registered Office: No. 203 High Street, Northcote. The Half-Yearly Meeting of Share holders of the Northcote Theatre Proprietary Limited will be held in the Committee Room, ITown Hall, North cote, on Wednesday, 29th July, 1914, at 8 o'clock. BUSINESS: 1. To receive Report and Balance Sheet for Half-Year ending 30th June, 1914. S2. Any other business that the meet. ing may consider necessary. W. S, STOTT, Secretary. TORTIIHERN TRAMWAY EXTEN SION LEAGUE. A Meeting will be held in the Croxtone Methodist Schoolroom, Sha...
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 20th JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL, MONDAY, 20th JulY. Present:--Crs, Crispe (acting presi dent, in the chair), Hlowe, Uobertson, Warr, Stanlake, l'atlr,)on, Allchin, Bricknell. The minutes of last meting and out going correspondence were read and approved. CORRESPONDENCE. From Commonwealth Bank, re loans. -Received. From Metropolitan Board of Works, re disposal of surplus sewerage spoil., Referred to the committee of the whole. From Country Roads Board, forward ing plan of roads to be taken over by the Board.-Referred to the committee of the whole, From Metropolitan Board of Works, notifying intention to commence excav ating and pipe-laying in Henry street.- Received, From five ratepayers of Raglan street, South Preston, applying for electric light extension,-Referred to electric light committee, From J, Foley, sanitary contractor, offering to carry out the sanitary con tract for another twelve months.-Re ferred to the committee of the whole. From Heidelberg shire council, enquir ing if the cou...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
CHURCH NEWS. The Rev. E, O. Knee's subject on Sunday evening in the Preston Method ist Church will be "Our IHeavenly Hiome." The in-memoriam service to the late Mrs. Hurlstone, sent., held in the South Preston Methodist Church on Sunday last, was largely attende(d. The Rev. E. O. Knee conducted the service, and during the evening read a sketch of the life of the ldeceased lady. Miss Hull presided at the organ. The hymns, anthems, and sermon were all appro priate to the occasion. At the close of the service the Dead March in Saul was played. The Rev. R. W. Rock's lecture on Bunyan's "Holy War" attracted a large congregation to the Northcote Presby terian Church on Sunday evening, The series will be continued to-morrow, when the topic will be "King Shaddai's Army of Relief." Both sefvices at the Northcote Con gregational Church to-morrow will be conducted by the pastor, The morning subject is "The King and the Lazy Farmer," and in the evening "A Won derful Discovery." Special attentio...
ROUNDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
ROUNDERS, 'The G(irls' I.ounder Club of the clHelen street State Scloul has hadl a most sue cessful seasonI ill tihe matches arranged nmongst metropol ittan schools by the V.S.S.A.A.A. ()In thli 2llth inst. th, lirat oiii-linal \as phlayed at the Ama tour Sp?rts (roun. KeeI n iand caretful phlay on sith suitdes ireiilttd ini a iraw' w\hJein time wa'iituilleud. Aniothier innings resulted in K(ensinigton's score reiiin inig unaltered, while Northlite athheil two with e~lht hiiindls to bat. Next week Noluhtote hiave a bye, yiiand on Aug. t the pIremiershiijo will te decided.
WEDDINGS. CHAMBERLIN — KINSMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
WEDDINGS, CHAMBERLIN - KINSMAN, A marriage, which attracted consider able notice, was celebrated on the even. ing of June 23rd at tile James street Presbyterian Church, Ncrthcote. The contracting parties were Mr RVW, Chamberlin, only son of 1ev, W, Chain.m berlin,Talbot,and Miss Maude G, Kins. man, oldest daughter of Mrs A, M, Kinsman, Northcote. The ceremony was performed by the father of the bride. groom, assisted by the Rev, R., W, Rock. Miss G., Shands presided at the organ, and Miss E. Cox sang " A Per. feet D)ay." Friends of the bride were responsIble for the church decoration, which was carried out in a tasteful manner, The bride, who vas given away by lher brotiher, Mr V, C. Kins. man, was becomingly gowned in a draped frock of silk with bodice of lace trimmned with seed pearls and tiny white ilowels, a pointed train being lined with white tulle, Orange blossom and veil, loaned by the bride's aunt and mother respectively, were worn. A posey of white camelhas and rosebuds was...
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE., Dr. Rowe and Company proved an enormous attraction for the earlier part of the week. Over4000 people attended, and were entertained with a bright, smart show, some of the items being wonderful and aniusing. "The Shepherd of the Southern Cross," an Australian film play, is at present the main feature. It is a picture of great merit and speaks well for the success of local enterprise. The scenes are pervaded by a thorough Australian atmosphere-one almost smells the wattle-the acting is superb, and the photography is just as good as that of the best European or American pictures. It is a triumph for Australian producers and actors. On Monday next, July 27th, the mas terful police drama, "The Third De gree," will be screened for three nights. This remarkable picture is founded on Charles Klein's famous drama, and shows the inside workings of a great police department, This is of specialin terest owing to the recent discussion on the Australian Police Department copy ...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
FOOTBALL. ---------- * _ Northcote put up a very disappointing display-in the second half especially against Brighton at Croxton on Satur day last. On their form in recent matches supporters of the home team were in hopes of them proving more than a match for the seasiders. North cote had considerably the best of the game up to the half-time interval, at which stage they led by 13 points. Brighton, however, outclassed the locals in the third quarter, during which the latter seemed disorganised. Play was of an even character in the con cluding quarter, Brighton eventually winning by 20, Final result-Brighton, 8.17; Northcote, 6.9. Cole, as usual, was in fine form for Northcote, other prominent players being H. Thomas, Mills, Teesdale, Bassett, Goodall, and Willis. Northcote play their last match at Croxton to-day, when they will meet Footscray. Mr. Fred Swale has resigned his posi tion as trustee of the Croxton reserve. Northcote played all over their oppon ents last Saturday for hal...
BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
BASEBALL, Northcote defeated Prahran last Sat urday after a full nine innings game by 6 runs to S. Crawley to Gibaud was the winner's battery, The pitcher was in fine form, only allowing 6 safe hits in the game, Froebel, at first base, had 14 plays without error, taking some difli cult returns from the field. Begg, at second base, was also in good form, Bolton and Billings batted well. Northcote-0, 0, 0, 5, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0-6. Prahran-0, 1,, 1,0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0-8. To-day's game is against Williams town at the Northcote Park. Crawley will not be playing again this season, as he left during the week for N.S.W. He will be greatly missed, as he was a good all-round player.
A TOUGH SITUATION. A Gambler's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
A TOUGH SITUATION, A Gambler's Story. "The toughest situation I was ever in," said a young man who lives by his wits, "was when I went into a Sixth-avenue gambling-den in New York, and began to play roulette on a bluff. It was the most desperate mo ment of my life. I hadn't a cent ln my pocket, and I had to have one hun dred dollars at once, or else-well, I had to have that hundred. I turned into the Sixth-avenue place, and went up the three narrow flights of 4tairs to the room where the tables \yere. There were a few hard-looking men playing at the wheel, one or two were sitting in at the faro game, and a pok er party was at work In one cornrer. "As I glanced round, I noticed, sit ting all alone in a chair tipped against the wall, an old white-haired man with kind blue eyes. He looked at me quizzically through the smoke of his cigar. "I saw that the man keeping the roulotte-wheel was just about flipping the marble. I stepped up qulokly to the table, and as the marble went spin ning...
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. Tho only principle about some peao. pleo is to mako principal without prin. ciple.-Sam Mentz. 'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost alt all.-George Ade. \When you criticise a man he is first taken aback, and then he takels af front.-W. Talnlman. Some lfolks are like rocking-chalrs full of motion without progreass.---ls tello 1(laudor. A cannibal king recently sent post haste for his doctor "Good gracious, man," the doctor said, "you're in a dreadful state. What have you booeen eating?" 'Nothing," groaned the sick man, "except a slice of that multi-mlllion- o aire whose yacht was wrecked on e Cocoanut Reef." a "Morciful powers!" the doctor cried. a "And I told you under no circum- tl stances to eat anything rich. George, e get the saws and axes. We must t1 operate at once," v "I'm sorry to confess it," says tl Madame Joire, one of Paquin's repro- t( sentatives, "but the bodice which d makes the most liberal revelations are t: goin...
THE VANISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
THE VANISHED. A thing on which I used to dote Was lovely woman's petticoat. Of all the duds she ever wore (And heaven knows they've been galore), None was so dainty, and so natty, None was so feminine, so pretty, None seemed so modest, and so neat Above a pair of pretty feet, None had the charm o'er which I gloat Like the old-fashioned petticoat. I loved to see her lift her gown When crossing puddles in thle town. I loved to see her petticoat Its lacy, fluttering frills afloat Blow round and round her ankles small, In graceful eddies rise and fall, As if to say, "I am too gay, Too lovely far to hide away," Sometimes 'twas petticoat of silk Or shimmering satin, or that ilk, And as biefore the cosy grate We two were wont to meditate, The flame burned high, with maiden thrift Her pretty evening gown she'd lift And bring to my enchanted view Her petticoat of rosy hue. Or if to work she was inclhined, Her petticoat bespoke her mind. Of gingham, simple, strong, and plain, 'Twould wash and...
The Woman and the Rib. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
The Woman and the Rib, Adam gave his rib To make a woman's shape. (Thus the story's writ, There is no escapel) Many an Arctic whale, Witless of the blame, Also gives his rib For to make the same. I sorrow not for man, He gets hlls rlblet back, But for the poor old whale, Alack, my friends, alack!
WHEN ACCIDENTALLY POISONED. Things To Do. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
WHEN ACCIDENTALLY POISONED. Things To Do. Now for a few special hints on the poisons most commonly taken by ac cidtlent, always remembering that the first thing in all cases is to empty the stomach: Poisoning by mineral acids may be neutrallsed by chalk, magnesia, even the plaster from the wall in watery solution, For any burning or corrosive poison much help may be given after the vomiting by raw egg In milk. White of egg Is particularly help. ful in corrosive sublimate poisoning. Carbolic acid poisoning is unfortun ately common and unfortunately fatal, The anesthetic effect of the poison prevents the action of the usual emetics, A large drink of whisky or alcohol will help to modify the effect or the acid, Renewed efforts should then be made to induce vomiting. Raw egg and milk are helpful, but the proper antidote Is sodium sulphate. Concentrated lye has brought ago. nising death to many children. The antidotes are water containing vine. gar and lemon juice to neutrallse the alkal...
Chance for the Country Party GRAIN ELEVATORS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
Chance for the Country Party GRAIN ELEVATORS WANTED. \Vilctoria is lagging behind Westralia and New South Wales in respect to grain carriage in bulk, These two widely-divided States are preparing to erect grain silos and elevators, and no doubt they will induce shipping companies to fit up their holds specil ally for the reception of uubagged wheat. Such ships will shlui the port of Melbourne until it is brought into line. The grain production of Austra lia is still in its infancy. Distance fromn the European market hampers its growth. Bulk handling would cut away part of this handicap. Tlhe Country Party in Victorian Legisla ture has the chance of its lifetime now to press for grain elevators, while the new Premier is gingerly gathering up the lines of his policy and is in a pliable condition and sen. sitive to the promptings of any rea sonable section of his followers.
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
FROM VARIOUS 8OUROES. "A Bloke" has this to say.-"A low brute of a working man," as E. de Vere Smythe would say, had a bit of luck the other day. He was toiling and moiling at excavation work, when he came on a handy little pile of 18 sovereigns planted by someone in the days that never come back. "Some 'as luck and some 'asn't." For in stance, a Wooloongabba (Brisbane) carpenter was demolishing an old wooden house in thlt suburb, when he came upon a find of 27 spade guineas, probably planted there when Mloreton Bay was a convict settle ment. As spade guineas go, they are worth more than the ordinary twenty. one shillings, and the lucky finder got a bit over when he realised on them. Then the "low brute" took a ticket in Tatt.'s, and, his luck still holding, won a £5000 Tatt.'s prize. Then the "low brute" launched out on his own in railway construction work. His luck held good, and he made his pile. He is no longer "a low brute." He has emigrated from the land that made him and runs...
TRIVIAL CAUSE OF A DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
TRIVIAL CAU8E OF A DUEL, One morning a Prussian officer came to an inn and ordered a pickled herring, which was soon brought to him in a caper sauce. Not far from him sat an Australian officer who spoke to the Prussian thus: "That is something good, isn't it; I have seen it grow myself in Italy." "You appear to be in a merry hu mor," replied tile Prussian, "I must request you, however, not to talk such nonsense08080," "There is no nonsense about it; I am perfeootly serious," was the reply. After arguing together in this strain for about ten minutes, the Prussian said angrily, "I am tired of being hum. bugged with such nonsense," and growing very excited, he shouted, "Come to-morrow morning at ninq o'clock in the wood near by, with i second, and I will give you an answer with a bullet," "Right you are," said the Austrian, drlnking up his wine. The next morning the two met, to. gether with their friends, In the wood at the appointed line. The Austrian as the insulted party, had the fi...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE MARBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE MARBLES, An elderly gentleman, now residing in Washington, tells this story about Abraham Lincoln. "I was about tell years of age and given violently to the game of mar* bleis. One cold March day my com. panions and I were playing on the sidowalk before my father's shop when I slipped on a piece of ice and foll, cuting my chin. The other boys seized as many of my marbles as they could and made off. Wild with anger, I started after them, calling them names and threatening to anni hilato them, and so on. Suddenly a hand on my collar stopped me and a deep voice said "'We've got enough ill-feeling go ing on in this country these days with. out you boys catching itl" "A big man swung me around and wiped my wounded chin, and then went on "'I saw what they did, my son, Have you any agates left? Good! I'll put up three chiny-alleys, and we'll see who'll win.' "He drew from his pocket three marbles. "'I got them from my boy Tad,' he explained, and then I know who he w...
A CINEMA KING. HIS RISE TO SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
A CINEMA KING. HIS6 RISE TO SUCCESS, One of America's very latest mil. lionaires is Mr, Siegmund Lubin, the film king. How many millions Mr. Lubin possesses no one seems to know. He himself is not sure, but one thing is certain-every penny of his hluge fortune has been made out of moving pictures. Twenty years or so ago Mr. Lubln went out to Amork. ca from Germany. He travelled steer age, and had just sufficient money to enable him to land. To-day he owns film "farms" covering hundreds of acres, has famous playwrights of many countries writing scenarios for his film plays, pays some of the fore most actors and actresses in the States colossal salaries to act for him, and turns out annually 70,000,000 feet (over 13,000 miles) of completed films, which are sent all over the world-even into China and the re mote wilds of Siberla, Seated in the hotel lounge the man who travelled steerage told the secret of his roman tic rise to success: "It can be put in a ~entence," he said. "The movin...
TRADE RUNNERS. NOVEL LIFE IN AUSTRALIAN PORT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 25 July 1914
TRADE RUNNERS. NOVEL LIFE IN AUSTRALIAN PORT. An Interesting phase of life in the port of Newcastle (Australia) a few years ago was that of trade-running. The' ships running to make port were sought out in the open sea by "but cher" boats manned by expert oars men, whose object was to gain the quarter-decklr of the incoming sailors before rival traders, so that they tlight secure the orders for mneat, bread, or clothes, To-day steam tramps do a large share of the coal-carrying trade, and even with the sailors that remain the provldoring of the vessel Is often arranged beforehand by the owners or charterers. The story of the trade-runners Is full of excitement, and not Infrequent ly smacks of dangerous adventure. It was the keenness of trade rivalry that added zest to the game. There were the lookout men, the well-trained oars men and cox, and all the excitement of the chase. Those old marauding sea men of the Mediterranean who chased their prey in evil-looking low-cut ves sels with ...