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Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. The Morelandc State School Conmmit tee's plain and fancy dress ball, held at the School Hall, De Carlo street, Moreland, onf tihe 18th July,. in aid of the Women's Hospital, was in every way a success, Amongst tlhe many present included Messrs. RI. S. Don. '1. A. Freer, A. J. Bowden. . E. Payne, G. T. Ginger, Cr. J. Waxmian, Mayor of Coburg (Cr HI. Richards), C. Andrews (town clerk of Coburg), Bert,it Butler, R.. G. P!ant, C'r. Campnbell W. J. Moulton, G. Bin stead. Hion. Hume Cook, ex-Cr. T. O'L. Reynolds; Ed: RHyepold" Whit'i lock, Donnellh, H. Rydnerg, Clive Waxman. Messrs. I. Bi-ight, '. -H. Crate. and Cr "W. E. Cash officiated as judges, and their decisions gave uifi versal satisfaction. The committee of the Mioreland State school are to be complimented on the success of the function, as all ipresent expressed themselves highly de lighted with the evening's enjoyment, besides assisting a worthy cause. Miss W. Hall's Tennis set: Misses W. Hall, C. Per...
Lawn Tennis. L.T.A.V. PENNANT COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Lawn Tennis. L.T.A.V. PENNANT COMPETITION. The results of last. Saturday's matches were: B Grade: Brunswick v. Williams town: Kuhn (B.) d. Kerr, 6-1, 6-3, Whaley (B.) d. Gladstone, 6-1, 5-6i, -4: Mulcanhy (B.) lost to Foote, 6 3, 2-6, 6--8; Donagan (B.) d. Thomp son, 6-1, 6-3. Totals: Brunswick, 3 rubbers, 7 sets, 55 games; Williams town, 1 rubber, 2 sets, 39 games. Grade D: Brunswick v. Victoria: Dawson (B.) d. Mappin, 1--6, 6-5, 6--1; Whittaker (B.) d. Robb, 6--4, -1 Spencer (B.) d. Smith, 6--2, 6 -1; KIellock (B.) d. Philllips, 6--1, 6 -1. 'Iotals: Brunswick, 4 rubbers, 8 sets, 49 games; Victoria, 1 set, 22 games.
The Elections. BOURKE ELECTORATE. SPEECH BY MR. R. M. JENNINGS [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
The Elections. BOURIKE ELECTORATE. SPEECH BY IMR. R. MI. JENNINGS The Brunswick Town Hall was crowded last Wednesday evening when the Liberal candidate, tMr. R. 31. Jen nlings, addressed the electors. Cr. 1). Phillips presided, and the candidato was afforded a good hearing. Prior to the cominencemnent of the mneting Cr Phillips asked the audience to stand and sing God Save the Kiing. which they- did in an enthusiastic man ner. The candidate is a frst-class platform speaker, has a clear aind strong delivery, with a fine elocution ary style. He dealt with the various political questions of the dlay in a tran chant way. He is a Protectionist.i He was subjected to a steady fusilade of questions by Laborites in the hall, and judging by the applause his answers elicited they were satisfactory. He justified Mr. Cook's attitude over the double disolution and believed that he acted straightforwardly. (Voice) Give us your policy. He favored the Initiative Referendum as it made the people supr...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. The "Electrical Times," reported, when the "Oceana" foundered some time back, that a number of cases of Mazda lamps, consigned to Bombay Town Hall, went to the bottom. The report concluded by saying that, "dredging operations are proceeding, and we have not the slightest doubt. that in the event of one of the boxes coming up, its contents would be found in tact." The sequel to this (vide the "Elec trical Times" six months later) is in teresting: In a paragraph headed, "A prophecy justified," they state that of 100 Mazda lamps recovered, only 4 per cent were in any way damaged-the remaining 95 per cent. being in perfect condition. This is yet another proof that Mazdas are mechanically strong, and will withstand rough usage.
Maintenance Case. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Maintenance Case. Great interest was taken in a ease heard at BIrunswick on Wednesday, in which Joseph Wilson Pitt, of Blyth st., Brunswick, and well known in Mel bourne business -circles as the local manager for Dixon Bros., produce mer chants, was proceeded against, by his wife, Flora Pitt, on a charge of hav ing left her without means of support. Evidence was given for complainant that she was married to defendant in 1885, and there were three children. After a few years of married life de fendant left her and went with a cer tain woman to Sydney. He had a daughter to the latter. The woman married another man and defendant re turned to his wife at Ballarat; she agreed to take him back. They came to Melbourne. In 1911 things came to a crisis; defendant was habitually in toxicated and she was forced to lea.ve the house. lThrough the efforts of mu tual friends they came together again in 1912; he immediately started to treat her in the same manner as be fore, and he brought his ille...
"A MODEL CITIZEN." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
"A MODEL CITIZEN." (By J. W. M'CONAUGHY.) beneath the dark, tempestuous wava As blameless as can be, There dwells in peaceful, deep-sea car The sea anemone. 'A perfect model for us all In these our sinful lives; He never touches alcohol, Or flirts with neighbours' wives. He never robs the shellfish Of a single shiny pearl; He's never harsh or selfish, He never kissed a girl. Hlie does not stay out late at night, He'd not desert his wife; He's never in an ale-house fight, He shrinks from sin and strife. That he may feast not even worms Or little fish must die; He fills his tummy full of germs And animalculae. He does not sorrow for his kind, He knows not sacrifice; To grief and suff'ring he is blind, To ignorance and vice. Then let us give him due respect With 'our most honoured," when hiate's made the sea anemone _ ·A model citi?ae.L"
PARIS SHOP-SIGNS STILL SWING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
PARIS SHOP-SIGNS STILL SWING. Parisian ideas of mercan'i!e ad:cr tising go back to the Middle Ages when there were no show windo ., and no reading public, and the h:iht of progressiveness was expressed in a golden symbol of the tradesman hun:g outside the house wherein he lie( and traded. In the old streets you can find many of the ancient signs yet, and so:ne modern examples besides. The reall3 old signs are few and far between. but walks in the historic quarters bring you to them and warm youe heart with their sight. These are survivals from a time long forgotten, but modern Paris has delightful parallels. Nor are they en tirely devoid of historic interest o their own, for the cafe on the Place de la Bastille known as "The Can non of the Bastille " has histori, associations surely. Even the greal tin cannon which surmounts its glass covered red terrace is the replica o one used by the populace in storm ing the Bastille, and the waiter wil assure you the original stood or this very...
A Correction. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
A Correction. To the Editor. Sir,--Kindly allow me space in your paper to refuce a statement appearing in last issue of 31.jil4, under the head ing of i'.L.C. which states that a let ter was received frlom Jewell's Social Lommitttee. Permit me to certify that lno colnuitiee exists in Brunswick un decr the nanme of Jewell's Social Com nmittee. In justice to I ,ose peop e who (ii) not know\ thle circulustances, anct taiiness to those who are ,leldlOalS by their practical efforts oi pro-outn;g a succCss, the event refe.'":d to is: A mbrand Complinlentary ,?r,.al wil nro tendered to MIr J. Ic. !,a\,. .11.i A., bh the citizens of bIlunswice inl retog nltion of his services on retiremnent at tu r nine years as councillor. Under tihe auspices of the t1runswicit State Elec toral Council. on Tuesday, 11th August nelt, T,''on laill. Thanking you in anticipation.-Yours, etc.. T. ST1RANGMSAN, Sec. B13.S.E.C.
Brunswick Citizens' Return Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Brunswick Citizens' Return Ball. The Mayor and Mayoress of Bruns wick (Cr. J. and Mrs. Millward) were paid the big comlp'iment on 'Tuesday evening last of being accorded a le turn Ball, which in point of numnbers? was nearly, if not quite, as big as.tho invitation fiiiction. The Town Hall was again nearly taxed to its limits, there being about 600 people present. From the ker'bstone on Sydney rd. to the main door entrance was cover ed with awning inside of which was ablaze withl dtlazzling corise-colorel elec tric lights.. From nobut 7.35 to 8.30 p.mn. thItre seemed to be a never-ending suppll of tramcars, taxis, motors, wag goniettes, etc., driving to the hall, ixhilst a large crowd of people gather ed outside to catch a glimpse of the visitors. Two Inage marquees were erected in t he grounds, containing numerous ta bles, and were connected with one ano ther by carpeted passages, and each was lined with variegated flags. The tables were beautifully decorated with various pot plants...
Fawkner News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Fawkner News. A meeting under the auspices of the Faw kner Literary and Debating So ciety was held on Monday night, Rev. Mr. McNeilage in the chair, who with a few brief remarks introduced Mr. Feuton, the Labor candidate, who was to deliver a lecture on Finance. Ho was received with great applause. He quoted tigures which astonished those present. He referrlid to many mat ters, an independant cable service, the prices of foodstuffs, and the gambhlng mln same; the Sending of raw mate rial to Germany which came back made up-a bad state of thiums; Australia's loan of £3,000,000 and the £3,000,000 paid back in interest, thle principal or any pnart of it. being unpaid; the clos ing of the Someriton line: the Com monwealth Bank and States Savings Bank, if combined, would be as big as the BIak of England. Votes of thanks to Mr Fenton and the chanrman were passed.
Amphitheatre Notes. APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Amphitheatre Notes. A dPLICATION FOR REGISTRA TION. A. lively discussion acIcurred inl the 1, unislcl LuOIllncil last Tu'l'esday even Ing, and it was alter midnight before tie proceedings termnnated. A\early all tle councillors particIpated in the de bi .0. t.r B ickiford contended that the reso lucion lint not give permission to carry Oi± a1 asildillllu. It was a r'easolale\ il ti ing to let the raecpayers decide "te 4cuestion, seeiilg thalt tile C'oulncll ws;lS ui ledi oil tile point. _too imany lt1cr s.:umiiiics had bcen indulged in. Al ltuoug3 in a canorit~y lne w\ould p~oint oily L lt, illllot 'tiies ltnad sllperior \.ls dic.;.l solmetilmes. Ur Jewell hIlad been lair rigllt t-aoulgh. I'he whole iqueStllon shoiulltl be reviewed. It was absurd to ay tliat only boxlng contests wo!ld be h1 nl 0y novices nll Y oz. gloves u-sed. ; lrl''e stction opposed tile staiuntlll ilndl thlley should )e consi(lered. he oulmd v ote against i. Hle believed tile Il omote's were sincere and fa ir-mi...
The Brunswick Stadium. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
38t'tuta ~3ich alb Coburv lecbcr. PUSLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1914 The Brunswick Stadium. The Brunswick Stadium discussion on 711ondav vX-in ig piflaced Crs. Flenm ing, lUnife Allartl. '\axznian and Jew ill i1 :l mostI awkwncid poIi sition ller. were c 0 ounciirhs stil pposvd to be in 1 Vt " of the prinI'ipi' of a r-'· lCIi r lu m - otlinig C 'l' I . J X evl to rostidL1 tthe nli tio I i s 1 on the ;2llith day of Julyi to hire e l a rerend i nt1i tllihe qusllt ion. T'o arll'g t_'l uied against ha'ving a i oreledum n 1ic oXiX viv i, thy til sielst anti !'t21"Cl't.'l t adillll \ w ill' h tilt' \(I~lisi 's; :ll~t of the ihinn il .t cti aricter thalt ivt was possible to imlaginle, It \\ais childish to hir 1n. oir0 t' io of the cOlInciiiors pt)u ti.i u11tp im'~Iiartly skRittlesv to IkncIlo d a\n. No oine over dispuite the fact. tht the Local Government.ll Act did ai provtide for te takingp oli f a reei' *ndumon a question ot thisf,- kind,. 1t Vi-s at. i1Ce adnlitvted th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Professional Column. MISS M. S. PARKHURST, D.Mil.S.V. A.L.C.M. (Registered High.st Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examinations. Visits Marks Bros. Moreland 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 CULTURE, AND Miss Vera Weir, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE, Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. SINGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man Sby System), Theory, Circulars, Tes timonials, par culars at address from Mr. Laught. pLANS DESIGNED &DRAWN for £1 1. -ALSO SPECIFICATIONS and QUANTITIES -tTC. ARTHUR BRENTNALL, 383 Barkly St., E. Brunswick. ANSD SYDNEY ROAD TRAM TERMINUS. BRUNSWiCK COLLEGE SYDNEY ROAD. Principal: RIOBERT McKAY, M.A. School of History and Political Economy, Melb. University. Mathematical Master: J. J. DOHERTY Secondary Teacher, Melb. Univ. Junior leach...
Book-Keeping for Tradesmen NO. III. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Book-Keeping for Tradesmen NO. II. The Cash Book cjiotaitis a. record of all receipts 'and disblii·senents, and is really a ledger- acofint ?cash account) bound and kept sepalately for purpose of convenience. ?It::maY be ruled spe cially to suit differenit classes of busi ness, but the forni: most suitable lor small businesses contains columns for date, particulal:rs folio, and three am ounts, the left hand side being used for receipts and called the deblt side as all amoiunts appearing thereon aire a *debit -to cash account and nare cre dited to the peirson fir irii hom theLy were received in tlie ledger: the right hand side is used for the disbursements and is called the credit side as am ounts appearing tliei eon are a credit to cash account add are debited to the person's account iwho- received the money. The amount e.olums on the Debit side aire for discount allowed, cash received and payments into the bank on the Credit-side fordiscounts received, cash paid oiit;, and cheque d...
THE HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
THE HARRIERS. .\uXiiiust 1, a comibined miuster of har iers ran firomi Lako Hall, Coburg. Trail .ls laid Ov'er about 8 nmiles in IPascoo \'ale amd laikner. T'he fast hIad a run. thoughl the pace (V. 1Ehrenstrom) nmaule it hot for tlhe full distance, the ,-owm piack being overtaken. A notable feature iwas the turning out of four veterans. i Fergusson (Melb.), Aitken (Irunswuick)'of ten mnile and 'Iarathon iame, Gordonl Crooke (Coburg's one tiume clhampion) and J. Gillespie, of Marathon fame. August 8 Coburg hold their run from C reensliborough. where club phboto. will be taken; annual dinner in evening. Trains leave Princes Bridge at 1.40 rp.m, for afternoon, and 5.15 in time for dinner.
Fawkner v. Michelam. A DRAWN GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Fawkner v. Michelam A DRAWN GAME. The above teams met at Cra on Sa turdvay last. The Fawkner team left Mloss's stoie at 1.30 in a. four horse drag, about 10 in all, including many lady supporters, and the drag was tax ed to its utmost. The match was hard inouht. on both sides for victory. Thlie Michs are al very heavy tneam and play (ed a vetry rough game. This sort of play is not encouragning for visitors to take thie longi trip. 'lihe ncaptain of the _ichlamm team played ai splendid game and was (very fair, which reflects groat. credit upon him. 1-awki r did well to hold their own asainst such a heavy team. The final '%eore'O were Iliwkner, 2.6i (18 points). 3licblam.n 1.12 (18 points). ".wktmni,'s i tiptain waxs not prelcsent, bit the vice-captain took charge and didi well. IThe I untingtons were again lprominlent, playinii a g(ood game. ,T. \Vorllman is n solid player and miiet, all oppsitil resolutely. McGCarry again plavyd a good Iiame for FIa'wkner, and when he ,i-s the hrll ...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
General News. ~-- -- e--- :r. Mfessrs. Moran and Cato have com mencea the erection of a brick grocery establishment at the corner of sydney road and Union street, Brunswick. . The death is announced on 2nd inst. at her? residence. 55 Brunswick roar, Bruns-wick, of Florence \Winifrcd )Du L'"eu. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Grace tnurrock, late of Albion.street, l.ast Brunswici, widow, deceased, should send them at once to The 'Trustles, Executors and Agency Coy:, Ltd.±. -1. Collins street, \telbourne,. Dr. Georgina Sweet,; of Brunswick, who recently returned friom: a triip ex tending tlhrough Eurnope and America, entei-tained a large iniuiirb of friendtc s last week at the Quimoy. Club. Dr. Sweet, who is attached to. the Univer sity, as lecturer in tue biology section, visited mariyof the famous laborator ies abroad, being keenly interested in noting the advancement made by sci ence, espceially 'in her own particular brancht, and was agireeably pleasedl to...
P.L.C. NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
P.LC. +----a-- - NORTHI BRIUNSWICK BRANC!H. The usual weeklyl meeting of the Aibove was held on July 30 at 31iss~ B3inns's schoolroomn, the pIdldcnt (\Ir. Alain) in the c(hair. 'lThere was a god attendance. A letter was reeeived I rein Miss 3ailey, secre:a'y v Children iiof M[ary stall. asking i'r- ,an b " ec ockery for the clhihltren's Cind,1'rella hall. ile quest complied with; wishin., t,- ii}, - ery success.) Secretary ,f Shop Assist ants' Union forwarded white liits bor IBrunswihk. Report from the .lourtke Campaign Coinuiittee by dCelegates Iirs Jackson and Mr Plunkeit. statinlg rlltn conmmiittee decided to, defray" (icst at commniittee roomn for all branches of the helcetorate if requiredl during the eloetini. anid also stated that. iMr. All s.'y would open the 'amlpaign by sheaking at Northeate on 3rd and of August. After some discussion, in which n ,. I h \ , c MiKenzie, Cogian, .\ichr i:ind )Iril Pledger took the prin ciiiil art. the rl 'iir' t was ladopted. Tle, r ,-t of t...
Brunel v. Brunel. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Brunel v. Brunel. Last Fr1iday before lHis Honor tile Acting Chief Justice, Helena Elaine applied ifor a divorce firom her hus band. Shel alleged that her hushand haid left her and their child without tnonley o1r iad. The petition1, who110 Ws 7 ears of age, of (.l'ay street., East li unswiiiti sai. that she was Imarried to George r.Irunel. 2 years Ot age, laborer, on June 1, 190t, and vhere wo -_ one chiild. During married life her hubanid frequently il1-treated her. hitting her and knocking her about when she questioned hint about st4vmiiig ouit too late. On Friday even ing in Z1: rch, i910. when living at Rosslyni stlreet, s ~t I\elbourne, she asked hinm i' mon ey for food. and lie said that hti would gett some. VHe went out and did not comle back. At eleven o'clock on Saturday night, there being ntithcer money nor food in the house, she wentt to her mother's home. After iwards lie tolt her he dtid not want her againi. and gave her all the furniture. A decree nisi was granted, wit...