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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
ToRUB & Whfn you hurt yourself yout band naturally flics to the placo tc rub it. Thai is instinct — Nature ihowing tlie way. Tho "way* itself is to rub with 2am li.uk, b&lt; ' cause this is a pure healing balm, free froiu tho rancid animal. fa is, mineral poisons, and turpentine | found in common ointments stud embrocations—also beciiuso being composed of tho refined balsams from certain rare herb* it is easily absorbed. It is soothing, healing, Land antiseptic. It heals bruises. |\cuts, burns, scalds, sprains, cold sore*, eczema, Sc., and is valued * equally by the housewife and th# athlete for oxpolling pain.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Announcemonts | Miss K. Lee J TX/'ISHES to intimate having com- • V> incnced business H3 ii FRUITERER & GREENGROCER In New Shop. Corner HIGH & DALGETTY STS., 1 . PRESTON. Summer Drinks, Confectionery, Cigar?, Cigarettes, nnd Tobacco kept in stock. A Trial Solicited. Misses A. & E. Freebairn, CONFECTIONERS AND SWEEP'S DEPOT (Between Library and 'Town Hall), HIGH ST.,: NORTH COTE. High-Clnss Goods and. Best Attention to Customers. Soft Drinks of best. Brands. ^ WHISPER TO THE LADIES! Dainty Tables & Tasty Goods await you at ;lVI'isa . Adamth^yaite's, Opposite the -Theatre, 215 HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE. Only the Best Fancy Pastry, rind Confections kept. Afternoon* Tens a Speciality. —— LIGHT REFRESHMENTS AT ALL HOURS. G. L. CHAPMAN, Painter an I Paperhanger, and General House Repairer. Estimates submitted. Letters promptly attended to. 20 Dally St., Northoote. Miss C. McTaggart, Thornbury Laundry. i | Lnco Curtains nnd ; Blnnkets a Speciality. I Terms M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
c r "Better Groceries" 1 At just ordinnry prices! That's my message to the people of Northcote, Thornbury, nntl Preston. In my lirst (it). I intimiited that I lind purchased the Grocery business of Mr. J. D. Howie. This week I want you to know niiout the quality of the Provisions'I have for you. My Groceries are really of the very best quality, and the prices here are just the same as you're used to paying. A trial order will prove all this to you—May I call on vou? Remember—Orders called for delivered speedily. A. F. HOLZER, Corner Normanby Avenue and High Street, THORNBURY. 'sa^atfsssMasaeasm Plione, Northcote 97. Tailor- Mades That depict Fashion's Latest Productions It takes a combination of design, fit, and finish, all of thejhighest standard, to make what can really be termed " A Smart Costume!" 1i The cut of a tailor-mnde calls for skill of a particularly high order—specialized knowledge—aided by inborn aptitude for this special class of work. A Perfect Fit & Finish A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
Electricians NOUTHCOThK. I KADINd ELECTItlCTANS. , ' Robertson & O'Donnell, Contractors for Electric Power Inftal j istion Sunshine Technical Hchoul, ' ' and Electrio Liglifc Esscmloii Hall. Householders requiring- i tlieir premises lOlocLrifitM in most up-t.n rintu maimer by skilled workmen, cull at 307 HTQH' «T, NORTIICOTE Phono: Norl.liculu '108. PlanH and E-timntra Pinpiiml. Open Fridays' 7 to fl |i.ni. ELECTRICITY. T. F. MAIN & CO., Craig's Lane, Melbourne, Proprietors. EFOERS and J. VAUGHAN . havo much pleasuro in an liouncing to intending usors of Electric I.iglifc or Power in Preston that they nro prepared to undertake! tlio instnll ation of same in privato or business premises, workshops or factories guaranteeing successful results. Apply in Preston to R. Foors, "100 High Street, Proston. Tel. 1914. J. L. Newbigin & Go., ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, •1.61 QUEEN ST., MELBOURNE. Private Houso Wiring for Electric Light, Heating, Cooking, Fans, Bells, Telepho...
THE ROMNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
THE ROMNEY. By W. C. FLOOD. "Throo thousnnd olglit hundred pounds!" muttered Isaac Borgonatoln, aa ho leant back In Ills chair and gaz ed at tho canvas botore lilm. "Thvee thousand eight hundred, and I ought to have got It for throo. It was that beastly Yorkshiremnn who did it— and. ho knows as much about pictures as a torn cat. Thought he'd never stop ...dding. I've got It, though, after all, and Its worth every penny ot flvo thousand pounds. A Uomney llko that Isn't picked up every day. But It's a beastly swindle, all tho same, having to pay through tho nose for it llko i'vo done." Borgonstein was generally looked upon as a-shrewd judge of old pic tures, and their market value—pur tlcularly tho ■ latter, that' being tho point with .which ho chiefly concerned himself. For, aftor all, did not a good picture represent money, ami was,It not nat ural tliat ono'u Interest In It should bo. proportionate to the amount ot solid cash that It would rcnllso? Tho pictures that Borgenstein boug...
A CHAMPION BAG SEWER. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
A CHAMPION BAG SEWER. A couplo of yearn ago Councillor Durley, ol' Georgetown, South Aus tralia, created a record by topping up and sewing 327 bags of wheat In ono day. Last season, however, a young farmer, scarcoly in Ills teens, Mr. Cor don Dunsford, of Uedhlll, easily eclips ed this record by completing 425 bags In one day's worlt. On December IB, Mr. Darlcy made another effort to secure (Irat honors, and succeeded by sowing 440 bags in a day's work. Every one of tlio bags was entirely now, and purchased this season. An uvcrago of 17 stitches a bag was made, or approximately 7500 altogeth er. All tlio bags woro well filled. Dur ing a spurt Mr. Darloy, who had pre viously achieved a roputation for co lority In this department, was Hewing at the rale of 10 bags per hour. Tho day's work was completed nt G.45 p.m., and time occupied over two luncliM and dinner has to bo deduct ed from the time available for work.
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. A new method of giving medical students instructions which, it is said, will largely obviate tho necessity of dissection, will shortly be put into practice at the Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia. Physicians and rurgeons connected with tho depart ment of anatomy arc now perfecting the process, which originates through tho recent discovery by a Gorman scientist of a lluid by the use of which tho human body can be rendered transparent. The lluid, which is composed of sev eral oils, turns tho Ilesh into a sort of transparent jelly when injected, en abling the student to study the veinB, musclos and bones far bettor, it is as sorted, than if they resorted to tho dtauactlug knife. It 16 said to bo one of tho moat valunblo dlucoverioh in medical science or tyto years.
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. To- relievo toothache, rub baking soda round the tooth and rinse the mouth with hot water. To polish a black marble clock rub ovor with olivo oil and finish with a clean chamois leather. Varnished paper on walls should bo cleaned with a flannel dipped, in weak tea and polished with a dry cloth. A simple, effective glue that is harmless, colorless, and odorless cun be made by adding ordinary tapioca to wator and boiling. ; When baking small cakes-or buns, flour the tins instead of greasing'tliem. The cnkos will not stick to the tins, and will bake quite-as well; When plates and dishes have 1 to'' bo ■ wanned In the oven, if a newspaper Is placed underneath. It will break the heat and prevent tho plates &lt; from . cracking. Frost-bitten vegetables should bo soaked in cold-water for one .hour, be fore boiling. A piece ■ of- saltpetre', should bo added:to the^vater, In which they are cooked. ; • Where screws are driven, into soft, wood and subjooted to. consid...
CHAPTER IV. The Sentence of Doom. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
CHAPTER IV. * The Sentence of Doom. Oneo more it was Saturday niglit, and Aiikub Galbraith sat in the bad' room beside the' little red-hot stove. He carefully rubbed lils great sea boots with some oily preparation and from timo to time ho turned Ills steaming clothes of rough, blue serge. The secret of his love had been a3 a burning lire in his veins during these last seven days, and ho longed for the time to come when Elsie would wear the ring openly, and say to all tho world, "I love Angus Gal braith." # » 1-Ie had made up his mind that on this Saturday night ho would so plead with lior thirt her strange re luctance would be broken down. Kor this purpose lie had dressed himself lu Ills Sunday clothes In order to meet her under tho old trysting tree. He bad seen little of Elsio during the week, purposely keeping out of her way lest lie should add to her embarrassment. Never had he re ferred to the meeting under the trysting tree, but now tho time of tension would soon bo over. At l...
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER III. The Student's Night. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 20 June 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GUA1IAM BROWN, Author of "Tlio Soul o. Lucille," "Tho League of the Sacrcil Scarab," etc. Published by arrangement with Cnssell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER HI. The Student's Night. It was noitrly tho end of the sum mer session nncl tho students throng ed the "gods" at tho Frivolity In Edinburgh. Tho manager of tills va riety theatre had put Ills best foot foremost, and from the wings he watched tho soothing crowd of fresh young facos. Tho phalanx of students arrived early, as is their wont, and began by making audlblo comments on tho ad vertisements on tho iron curtain. Soon cat-calls resounded through the rapldly-fllling house. "Clementine" and sovoral other masterpieces wore rendered, at least with gusto, and.at last there aroso the cry, "Galbraltli! Gnlbralth!" from every cornor. Tho audlonce turned in their Beats and looked up at tho animntcd scene in the gallery. It was a fine thing to be an Edinburgh student! As the iron curtain rose slowly, ...
Preston P.[?].C. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
• Preston P.l.C. The usual fortnightly meeting was held'at the Rechabite hall on the 18th inst,, the president' (Mr. Davidson) oc cupying the chair. There was a good attendance.' The reports from the vari ous committees deputed to supervise affairs connected with the electorate, campaign wore discussed, and generally approved. . The report of the building committee was regarded as of the utmost'importance. The scheme is in a progressive stage, and, should no ad verse circumstance retard, the members will be accommodiited in a fine building Shortly. The social committee disclosed another, link to the chain of successes 'that seems to follow their efforts. .Comrade Morgan, the selected Labour • candidate, briefly related experiences connected with the State election. It was evident that the fact of the Federal elections intervening will disrupt the continuity of interest. Several new members were elected.
Preston Division O.S.T. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
Preston Division O.S.T. The fortnightly meeting was held on ' Tuesday evening, Bro. N. W. Abbey, W.P., being in the chair and presiding over an attendance of over '10 members, j Jt was reported that two members-were on the siclt fund. An invitation was [ received from Fidelity Tent, I.O.K., to j visit them on Tuesday, Mtli July. At the conclusion of the business, the sis- I ters carried out the item on the syllabus, ' viz., "Sisters' Surprise to Brothers," j and it was done in a eapital manner.
BASEBALL. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
BASEBALL. AGRADE. Norllicotc plnyed St. Kilda at Nortli cote on Saturday, and were defeated by 5 runs to 0. St. Kildii plnyed' a gocd game, Nelson pitching- in his best form, and proved to be the bust pitcher the locals have met. Northcote tried a new pitcher in Elliot, and he put up a very good performance in keeping St Kildn down to 5 runs. With a little practice he should develop into a fine pitcher. In the first two innings Northcote's fielding was weak, but it improved as the game progressed. Begg was the only local batsmnn to reach first base twice. Gibaud filled the catcher's position with credit, although he had a rnther rough time in the mask." Billings took a fine catch in the outfield, and Crawley put' in some fine work at third base. St. Kilda-0, 3, 0, 0. 1, 0, 0, 1-5. Northcote—0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0-0. To-dny's match is against Fitzroy at Fitzroy. Team—Begg, Billings, Bol ton, Brown, Bailey, Crawley, Elliot, Froebel, Gibaud, Yeomans, Robinson.
C GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
C GRADE. Northcote found tligmselves in a rather awkward position last Saturday at Albert Park, when they were only able to put seven or their regular play ers in the field against M.C.C. Although defeated Northcote played a fine game, lasting"nine innings, ami were only out played in the outfield. Some of the Northcote batters'found the pitching rather 'difficult, hut the team made fewer errors this match than in recent .games. Northcote's best were Thom 'son, Richardson, Sturken, and Walker., M.C.C.-2, 0, 5, 1, 1, 0, 2, 0, 0-11. Northcote—0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 2, 0-3. Northcote play Y.M.C.A. to-day at the park. Team—Thomson (2), Rich ardson, Hayes, Smith, Walker, Sturken, McPhee, Proposch, Hamilton. •The match, Preston v. Prahran, was played last Saturday at Toorak Park. Preston's battery, Blundcll amd Gillies, •was very' effective. Blundell got six strike outs, and Westmoreland on first base played a sure game, and Wilson at centre field was very good. The batting was done by Syke...
HERE'S TO THE HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
HERE'S TO THE HEROES. Wo give unstinted praise to tile man Who i3 bravo enough to die; But.the man who struggles unflinch ingly Against the currents of destiny And hears the storm of adversity • We' pass unnoticed by. We've plaudits and tears for ' him> who falls, ; Borne-down in the shock-of strife;" But a word of cheer we neglect to say To him who plods on his dreary way Anil lights in silence from day to day The unseen battles of life. There's courage, I grant, required to face Grim death on tho gory field, There's also courage required to meet Lite's ~ burden and sorrow, to brave 'defeat; To strive with evil and not retreat: To suffer and not to ylold. Some momentB are thero in evory life When the spirit longs for rest:. When the heart is'flUeil with a bleak despair, When the weight of trouble, remorse, and caro, . , ; ' ■ Seems really greator than we can. -bear, And death were a welcomo guest. But we crush It down and wo'go our i way ' ] To the duties that lie In.wait, ; I P...
Pride of Northcote [?] O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
Pride of Northcote I O R. The fortnightly meeting was held on Tuesday evening, thu G. K. ,-Sis. Deal, in the chair. Two new members were pro posed. At the conclusion of business a ladies' novelty night was held, the prize I for the best-sustained character being won by Miss II. Bower (Suffragette), and the must effective costume by Miss Thompson (Kiltie.) Sis. Angus acted as M.C., and Mrs. Davenport assistedat the piano in her usual able manner. A dialogue, by Sisters Bower and Mem brey, was specially good, aa was the highland fling, danced by the Misses Thompson, and a dainty coon song by little Miss Davenport. Refreshments ments brought a most enjoyable evening to a close.
CHAPTER VIII. Missing. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
Chapter vnr. Missing. . | Angus Galbralth pressed the tear moist handkerchief to Ills .face, and' the big man sobbed out his soul in the darkness of the night. In the silence he returned to tho house de bating within himself as to what ho should.do. His mother was standing at the door, and as ho approached, slio ran to meet him. "Oh, Angus," she cried, "where is Elsie?" "Elsie?" lie said, and his heart gave a great bound. "Is slio not in her room?" "No, Angus, and this Is your do ing? What have you done with the girl?" "I have not seen her, mother," lie said, restraining himself with a great effort, "I—I think she must ho with— Eric." The old woman's faco cleared. "Oh, then, it'll bo all right," slio said; a little more brightly. "Angus, you bet ter away to bod, I'll wait up. far them." He could hardly restrain ills sobs as he noticed how the mention of Eric had made .all things right to his mother. But he said, "No, mother; I'm not going to bed. 1 want you to go. You nre tired and ...
MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
* MARRIAGE. , A dninty wedding was celebrated at the Northeoto Presbyterian church on 'Monday,' April 27th: (ho contracting parties being Miss Ada Lane, of Bal iarat, nnd Mr. Titos. G. Shaw, of Mc Cracken avenue, Northcote, the Rev. R. W. Rock oflicinted. The bride was attired in a charming gown of crepe de chcnc, trimmed at neck nnd sleeves with blonde lace; the skirt wns softly draped at one side, nnd fastened with silk orna ment nnd tnssel; the court trnin hung gracefully from the shoulders, and wns daintily trimmed with orango blossom designed in heart shape; also wore "a veil and wren tli of orange blossom and carried n large shower bouquet of white roses and asparagus fern. The first bridesmaid, Miss Esther Lane (sister of bride) wove a pretty dress of eherie silk, trimmed with white fur anil silk lace, hhd*wns nssisled by Miss Ethel Black, who wore a becoming dress of rich iorcjed [ silk, trimmed with pearls. Both carried posies, tango of apple blossom mid fern, j The train-h...
CHAPTER VII. Into the Night. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
CHAPTER VII. Into the Night.: ' ' When Blsie, nil her strength gone .from Iter, foil forward, Bi-la grasped her in his arms, and ruined kisses on hor cheeks and lips. The delirium of passionate love swept through' him, and lie did not nee that the face was palo and ^'hite as a lily blossom, showing the intensity ol' the struggle. "Blsie, ElBie," he cried, at last; "let mo hear from your lips that you love me—that you love me v,rith a love stronger than death." "Oil, Eric, .Brie, do not ask ine," she ■wailed. "Am I not showing you to night that you are nil the world to mo? It makes liie frlghtoncd." - Darling, what is thero to bo flight oned about? The other eliap? Toll me who It is?" "I cannot, I cannot, Eric; not to night. .Lot this contont you," and sho clnsped-him with fovorlsh em brace, and smothered back the sobs that wero choking hbi\ "But I would lilto to know," ho re pllod, In Ills old, masterful voico. "You aro not going to koop socrots from mo already, oh? Elsie, do you wa...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 27 June 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. [By Bullseye.] The Northcote Club sent a team to Christmas Hills, via Yam Gien, on Saturday, June Otli. The team was hospitably treated at the boarding house, "Grand View," and after dinner, accompanied by all the members of the house, walked to the Mechanics' hall, a distance of a mile and a half, where a concert and dance had been arranged by the local club. Refreshments were served by the ladies, and a very enjoy able time was spent.- On Sunday morn ing the visitors walked to the top of the hills, a view a Melbourne being seen. A nice drive was arranged in the after noon to Richi Heights. On Monday morning ah early start was ipade for the range, shooting beginning at about 10 o'clock. During tne 600 yds, shoot ladies gathered from all directions, carrying baskets of refreshments, which were served at the close of the match. Several of"the Northcote men came to. grief at GOO yds. owing to wind and changing light. This put the team a good bit behind, the match finis...