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CYCLING ON THE FOOTPATH. Bad Road Leads to Prosecution. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
CYCLING ON THE FOOTPATHI. 1Bad Road Leads to Prosecution. Mlorris l'ower, for riding a bicycle oni thle t footpath in Albion street Inear FIdererick street, West. Brunswick, on 1tth July, whein challenged by Con stalle Briggs. he said: 'Look at the stste of the road. What.'s a man to do.' The constable admitted that the road was in a bad condition. Defeind ant pleadeld guilty andl was finedl. F1IFE DESERTION. Wife's Sensational Admission. Violet. Murphy, a ,young woman, charged her husband with leaving her without mean11s of support, on July 24. Defendant- pleadtled twlot his wxife left him. 'lThe wife deposed that her husband knocked her iabout with a crutch and she left. him in consequence and went to live with her mother. She had left him and returned on three prior occa sious. 'T'o the Bench: Her mother had been keeping her. She could work for her self. The wife. contioning, said that- she had told the defendant, that 'her childl was not his. H-e knocked her about for niothing. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Phone, Brunswick 657. P. J. BROMET Brass Founder & Finisher. Castings in all Metals on Shortest Notice. PLUMBERS and ENGINEERS BRASS WORK a Speciality. ADDRESS: 22 Dodd Street East Brunswick (off Sydney Road) nearly opposite Lyric Theatre. Land For Sale. LOCKS of Land For Sale at Fawkner. From £20-Easy Terms. Apply at Douglas' Store Fawkner, Telephone, 318M Brunswick. Also a 7 roomed house, alll conveniences, large block, lot £200. A Marvellous Chance! " LUBRO" Motor Gear Grease. A Perfect Lubrication. Will Not Clog. Axle Grease and Patent Oils. The Lubricating Co. of Australasia Pty. Ltd. GAFFNEY ROAD, COBURG. "DON" Travellers' Requisite Stores, 332 Flinders Street, Melbourne. (COMMERCE HOUSE) next to Commercial Travellers Association. MANUFACTURER and IMPORTER o Gladstone, Kit and Brief Bags et Attache, Suit and Dressing Cases etc., and every description of Travelling Requisite. We have just opened up our new and up to-date New Season's Ladies' Bags and Art Leather Goods. ...
MR. FRANK ANSTEY, AT NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
MR. FRANK ANSTEY, AT NORTH COTE. Mr. Frank Anstev, the retiring Labor member for Bourke, opened his cam- paign in the Town Hall. Northcote, the other evening Mr. R. Bryant pre- &nbsp; sided. The Candidate at the outset said he was in favor of the initiative and re- ferendum and elective ministries. He was opposed to the numerous flummer- ies and absurdities that constituted the part and parcel of the procedure in Parliament to-day. He favored effec- tive protection. He believed in giving members of parliament voting power &nbsp; equal to the number of people they re- presented. After criticising the Fusion party' s doings he said they left the country £2,500,000 in debt whilst the &nbsp; three years of Labor rule the ledger was squared each year and a surplus of £2.600.000 was lelt at the end of the term. Preference to unionists, was &nbsp; also referred to, and also the prohibi tion bill. The various matters were fully and well thrashed out in the po...
Brunswick City Council MONDAY, AUGUST 3. Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 7 August 1914
Brunswick City Council MONDAY, AUGUST 3. Corrcespondence. From theI Town Clerk, \l lvern. for warding minutes of meeting of Con ference of Municipalities, in connec tion with the erection of buildings on low-lying or unsultable lands, at which it was decided that the colnference wait as a deputation on the i'remiet to ask him to insert clauses in 1,.(;. Act Amending Bill prohibiting erection of buildings on lowlying or unsuitable areas, and further giving power to municipal councils to retuse to pass plans of subdivision under certain cir cumstances. Receivedl. From Charles Harding. hlon. see. ef Brunswick Anti-Stnadium Conunittee, a resolution carried at their mneeting, as follows: 'That this nmeeting exprc._es its appreciation at the intention of the Council to hold a referendum on the subject of a Stadium in Brunswick andi that. we are prepared to pay the legi timate and necessary expenses to be entailedl in conducting the same on the fourth ThIursnday in August, the day fixed by...
SALVAGE. PRIZES FOUND ON THE DEEP BLUE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
SALVWE. PRIZES FOUND ON THE DEEP BLUE SEA. The owners, officers, and -crew of any ship that rescues another at sea from . a perilous position are Entitled by law to receive salvage money for doing so. All European nations ob serve this law. The amount of salvage money re ceived for rescuing a disabled ship depends partly upon the value of the rescued ship's cargo, and partly on the extent of the risks run by the rescuers in salving the disabled vessel. As a general (rule, a fifth of the. Svalue of the cargo is paid by the owners of the rescued ship, but from: time to time as much as half the value of the salved cargo has been. paid. Some years ago it felt to the lot of a little Bristol tramp named the Teacher to rescue, at great risk to herself and her crew, a Russian liner, which had broken her propeller when within ten miles of Manukau Bar, on the West Chast of New Zealand. The Russian ship was in a most perilous position when the Teacher came to her rescue; she was drift ing on '...
WHEN LORD COLERIDGE SNATCHED A NAP. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
WHEN LORD COLERIDGE SNATCHED A NAP. In his reminiscences in the " Corn hill Magazine" Sir Henry Lucy re calls a day when, walking through the Royal Courts of Justice, he no ticed that there were quite the aver age of judges snatching a brief nap. "'Nearly all do it." he adds, "some more skilfully than others.: The Lord Chief Justice (Coleridge) dozes with more than the weasel's wariness. As he sits on the bench with closed eyes, barristers accustomed to prac tice before him know very well when he is asleep. Where they fail is in knowledge of the precise moment at which he wakes. Some men, having fallen asleep at the post of duty, wake with a start, and by guilty embarrassment betray their secret. My Lord knows better than that. Having finished his sleep, he remains exactly in the same position, with eyes closed and countenance immno bile. Intently listening, .he waits till a chance remark of the. counsel, provides opportunity to interpose with a comment, which be, delivers with veil...
Street Construction at Coburg [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Street Construction at Coburg At the Coburg Council's last meet in the question of adopting plans for the copstruction of Bellevue Avenue came up for discussion. Mr Holden, a resident in the street, objected and said he wanted to know the kind of gutter the council propos ed to construct. Cr. Campbell said' at present it wa a nuisance, and the proposed works were to get rid of that nuisance. IMr Holden said that if he had to build he would have to construct a bridge over the gutter as in Gordon street, and why should he spend about £114 as he had 280 feet which worked out at 5s 9d per foot. He objected to a big gutter being put there. The Surveyor said the Council must. carry out the scheme under the pre sent circumstances. Mr Holden said it would suit him if left as it was. Cr Cash said it would cost a lot of money to carry out the scheme actual ly required, but it would not be done at present. Mr Holden said that if a good job was made of it, it would improve the property there. H...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPSi# 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 Tpwn 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.
Coburg Baptist Christian Endeavour Society. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Coburg Baptist Christian Endeavour Society. At a meeting of the Coburg Baptist Christian Endeavour Society, held on 4th August. the following resolution was brought forward in view of the fact that there is some talk of the Go vernment altering the- Local Option provisions of the Licensing Law pass ed in 1906. The, resolution was car ried unanimously: That in view of recent announcements in the press of a probable early. amendment of the Licensing Law, deferring the opera tion of its Local Option provisions and providing instead for the re-appoint ment of the Licenses Board with power - to grant licenses, the Coburg Baptist Christian Endeavour Society earnestly and confidently expresses the hope that the present Government will re- c fuse to sanction any such alteration. s
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Phone, Brunswick 657. P. J. BROMET Brass Founder & Finisher. 0000000000 Castings in all Metals on Shortest Notice. PLUMBERS and ENGINEERS BRASS WORK a Speciality. 0000000000 ADDRESS: 22 Dodd Street East Brunswick (off Svdtny Road) nearly opposite Lyric Theatre. Land For Sale. LOCKS of Land For Sale at Fawkner. i From £20-Easy Terms. Apply at TDouglas' Store Fawkner, Telephone, 318M IBrunswick. Also a 7 roomed house, all conveniences, large block, lot £200. A fMarvellous Chance! "LUBRO0 Motor Gear Grease. A Perfect Lubrication. Will Not Clog. Axle Grease and Patent Oils. The Lubricating Co. of Australasia Pty. Ltd. GAFFNEY ROAD, COBURO. ""DON"P Travellers' Requisite Stores, 332 Flinders Street, Melbourne. (COMMERCE HOUSE) next to Commercial Travellers Association. M ANPUFACTURER and IMPORTER o V1 Gladstone, Kit and Brief Bags et Attache, Suit and Dressing Cases 'etc., and every description of Travelling Requisite. We have just opened up our new and up to-date New Seasoii's La...
West Coburg Electric Trams. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
West Coburg Electric Trains. Cr. McAlpine at the last Coburg Council meeting referred to the mat ter and stated that a deputation had recently waited on the Council for the purpose of niaving a joint conference Witlh, the Brunswick Council on ;;the matter: He stated that Mr Irvine'was prepared to give a road through his land and had given his written con sent. He moved that this Council write to the Brunswick Council to grant a. joint conference as to whether anything was likely to be done by the latter council on the - matter of an electric tram through West Brunswick and West Coburg. Cr. Keaneo second ed the motion and said that they all recognised the necessity that somc-e thing must be done and a conference would do no harm. c The motion was carried.
WORLD-WIDE NOTES. HUGE FLOATING DOCK THAT CANNOT BE LAUNCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
SWORLD-WIDE NOTES. HUGE FLOATING DOCK THAT CANNOT BE LAUNCHED. Strenuous efforts have been made to launch the huge floating dock which has been constructed for the British Admiralty by Messrs. dwan, Hunter, and Wigham Richardson, at Wallsend, but so far it has shown a decided disinclination to leave the place of its birth. At the first attempted launch a large number of workmen proceeded to release the timber underneath the dock; but, despite all the efforts of the workmen and the yard offti cials, the huge bulk could not be moved, and after an hour's hard work it was decided to abandon the attempt for the time being, as the tide was ebbing. The dock, which is the largest of its kind, has a lifting capacity of 32.000 tons. -It is to be placed in the Medway and is to be used for Dreadnoiights. Owing to its great size the dock has been constructed in two sections. The smaller sec tion was launched a short time ago. One explanation of the failure of the dock to move from its berth is s...
LONDON'S QUEERLY-NAMED CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
LONDON'S QUEERLY-NAMED CLUBS. The ' Q " Club, which recently en tertained Colonel Seely to dinner. is one of the many quecrly-named clubs which exist -in the Metro olis. Queer as their titles are, however. as a rule, their mysterious designa tions seem commonplace enough v h:n their origin and purpose are revealed. Thus, the " Q " Club owes its name to the fact that' its members are Territorial officers who have been successful in passing the same er amination for promotion as that required by regular officers, and are entitled, in consequence. to have the letter " Q " attached to their names in the Army List. The subject of London's freak clubs is a fascinating one, and would provide ample material for a readable volume. Among the curiosities of London club nomencla ture are the following :-the Thir teen, Eighty, Nineteen Hundred, and Five Hundred Clubs the Billiken. Beefsteak, Thatched House. Cocoa Tree, Gridiron, Castaways, Sesame; the Optimistic, One-and-All, Court ship and Matr...
A Correction. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
A Correction. , 0 To the Editor. Sir, Would you kindly allow me space in a column of your paper, to slightly correct a report which appeared in your last issue, under the heading of "Fawkner News." It stated that at the meeting of the Fawkner Literary and Debating Society, Mr. J. E. Fenton, the Labor Candidate, was intro duced. Now sir, this was not the case, nor was the object a political one; Mr. Fenton came as a citizen invited by the Fawkner Society to deliver ain address, which was on "Finance." Mr. Fenton did not make use of any party warfare, nor did he mention any names, the address was an intellectual treat to all present. This society, sir, is non-political, but it is only too willing to hear men or women who have a message to deliver for the educa tional welfare of their fellow citizens. Trusting sir, that in future, should any reporters be present, they might approach an official of the society for any of the details they do not know. Yours etc. T. C. Willmott, Hon. Sec....
The Housing Problem MODEL DWELLINGS AT LOW RENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
The Housing Problem --+---~ ---- - MODEL DWE'LLINGS AT 'LOW RENTS. Anti-slumis. Minimum Allotments, Electric Traims, Drainage, street. im proveneents. and tlhe Housing Problem are all live questions with us, and each have received due nattention by the various local organisations in our imidst.. Sonme interesting proposals for the construction of small nmiodel blocks of houses at. low irents were on Monday hrouizht beiorec the Royal Conunission on the housing of the people. T'here were several nmembers of Parliament present. Mri John Little, representing the Royal \Victorian institute of Archi tects, gave evidence with regaItrd to the views of the institute upon sundry hlousing pIroposals made hby the A.N.A. and thle Anti-Slumn Criusade Society. Hice said tlhat. thle tendency nowadays was to reduce the height of the rooms, while making the lighting and ventila tion arrangements more efficient. The. Anti-Sliiu1 Society was asking for tid feet roads. whlich arbitrary measture the inst...
A Local Invention. BURGLAR AND FIRE-PROOF SAFE [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
A Local Invention. BURGLAR AND FIRE-PROOF SAFE The Victoria Safe Co.. 310 Victoria street, East Brunswick, have designed and are now manufacturing at ther above addrcss a new. pattern of safe which is claimed to be absolutely bur glar and fire proof. whilst at the same time has many other advantages, as appears from the description below. The inventor is Mir ilolt, who has re sided in Brunswick for many y-ears. 'The factory employs a large lnumber of hands and (claims that it malinufactures more safes than any other firm in Vic toria. '[lhe inventor s son, Wmi. I-bolt, is a. native of Brunswick. and he is engaged in the industry which is de -voloping rapidly anld promises sooni to 1 reach very large protporttons ill the Commonwealth. The safes are called tihe Twelve Bend 0oun1(1 Corner Solid Steel Safes, which are formed of one painte of cold hbent steel. such'steel being hbent by an ex cessively powerfiul machine ot their own design the design of this machine cost- much mnone- and ...
Ex-Councillor Bush's Illness. REFERENCE AT COBURG COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Ex-Councillor Bush's Iinei --O REFERENCE AT COBURG COUNCIL Feeling reference was made to the ill ness of ex-Councillor C. Bush at the Coburg Council meeting last Wednesday, when Cr. Campbell moved that a letter be sent by the council to him expressing sorrow at his affliction, on having received a stroke recently, and added that it would be cheer ing for him to see that his old colleagues had not forgotten him. Cr. Cash, in seconding, expressed his deep sorrow at their old friend's illness and was surprised to hear of it, as he was only crackidg jokes with him a few days ago. The motion was put and unanimously carried.