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Divorce. GOWERS V. GOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Divorce. GOWERS V. GOWERS. Johlin Gorers, 42. clerk, of Bruns wick road, Brunswick,. obtained a dis solution of his marriage with Ada Lindsay Florence Thomas Goers, 40,. on the ground of desertion. The mar riage took place at. Melbourne on 20th March, 1895. In 903 Mrs Gowers left her husband for West Australia. and had refused to return to him. Mr W. T'. O. Kelly appeared for Gowers.
FREE GARDENERS, BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
IIREE GARDENERS, BRUNSWICK. The Brunswick Lodge of Free Gar deners held their annual social on W1ednesday August 5th. Thlere was a large attendance. The Grand IAxlge otlicers and representatives from other societies were present. Tranter's Band sunpplied delightful music. and every hody seemued to enIjoy themselves. Be tore i making the usual presentation to the retiring R.W. Master (Bro. A. E. Wilkes). the M.W. Grand Master (Bro. Kennedy) said that he had a duty to perfornlm; hle would ask all present to rise and sing the Na tional Anthem to show their loyailty to the King and the Empire. All present then Joined in singing God Save the King and Rule Britannia with enthusiasm. The M.W. G.M. then presented to Bro. Gillard (on behalf of Bro. A. E. Wilkes who was away at W1arrnamubool on business) the handlsolme framed group of officers who had held office during his term. Bro. Gillard briefly responded. Bro. Dunning (B3arroni and Co.) gave some splendid imitations of people he had met...
A.N.A., BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
U A.N.A., BRTNSWICK. The the meeting of this society on 30th ult., the president (Mr W. J. Murdoeh) occupied the chair. Six cann didates for membership were present antd after being elected were cordially wel(-omied by Mr Monks. who attended to judge the syllabus item, Debates. Mr Monks himself was warmly receiv ed by the members. CGraitication andti appreciation were expressed on fthe a;nnouincement, being made that Messrs. Trotter. Sleemian and Clemence. sen.. had Iwon the de Ibte tiournamenut recently inaugurated by the Metropolitan Commtittee; and Mr T'. CG. illard moved (Mr G. Atyeo seconlding)i : That the congratulations oi the branch be tendered the team on t1heir success, same to be recorded in the minutes. It was also decided that the team he photographed. each to re ceive a copy. and the editor of the Advance Australia (the organ of the A. NA.) get one for insertion in that journal. The sum of £2 2s was don :ated to tthe fund being raised on behalf of the family ,if a late...
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE F.S., BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
PROTESTANT ALLIANCE F.S., BRUNSWICK. The usual meeting of the Royal Charter Lodge, No. 30. was held on August 5. The W.M., Bro. Pipyet, presided oveer a good attendanlce. Two now members were initiated, -two pro posed, and one clearance was granted. Sick pay was passed to four brothers. A motion, carried by acclamation, "That this lodge admires the stand that the British Government taken in the present crisis, and of fers its. loyal support ii. every way C practicable, if necessary. The syllabus item, A Card Evening, proved very enjoyable, the prize going to Bro. R. Smith, sen.
SONS OF TEMPERANCE, BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
SONS OF TEMPERANCE, BRUNS WICK. The Brunswick Division No. 84, met on Tuesday last, when there was a good attendance. The Worthy Patri arch, Bro. Hallifax, filled the chair. There was one initiation and two pro positions. Reports on the Juniors, and also the Local Option Conference, were given by Bro. Willis, and one on the Dispensary by Bro. Appleby. Refer ence was made to the relief fund for the family of the late Mr Peverill, and it was decided to vote the sum of one guinea for same. A hearty vote of thanks was passed to a number of. visitors from South . Melbourne Divi sion. After the business the visitors played an exciting bowls match with the Brunswick Division. The result was a, win for the Brunswick Division with 14 ends: South Melbourne, 8 ends. Three cheers were given for the visitors.
Coburg Town Council. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12. Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Coburg Town Council. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12. Correspondence. From Richmond City Council, re diphtheria outbreak, asking that two repiresentatives be invited to attend a conference at a date to be fixed for combahtting same. Received; Crs Cash and McAlpine iippointed; (overn'ment asked to co-operate. From 10 land owners in Barrow st., asking that the street be made. Re ceired. From Footscray Council, re altering Local Government Act and taking ple hbiscite on public questions. Received. From C. Bailey, re putting screen ings in Holroyd street footpath. To be attended to. From 12 ratepayers, asking for a lamp in Alice and Munro streets, as roads and footpaths are bad. Referred to the estinmates. From J. Kennedy, asking for a lamp at corner of HFiaginbotham street. Re ferred to estimates. From Broadmeadows Shlireo re sani tary service in Coburg Reserve, estate, that matter is being considered by the Ihealth Department. and awaiting its reply. Engineer to report. From same. that construct...
Dishonest Traders. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
EDishonest Traders. Cr. Keane at the last Coburg Coun cil meeting said the Government were to be congratulated on the action it had taken in preventing the rise in commodities, and he moved that the council congratulate the Premier on his action against those controlling supplies and taking advantage of the war panic to exploit the people on the necessaries of life. They were robbing the farmers. kie favored legislation dealing with the evil. Cr Davis in seconding said the peo ple were being robbed and he hoped something would be done. Cr Campbell agreed with the motion and said the Government should be commended. The motion was carried.
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12. Before Messrs. Lord (chairman), Fleming, Downs, Tierney and Allard, Js.P. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 12. Before Messrs. Lord (chairman), Fle ming, Downs, Tierney and Allard, Js.P. Sarah Smith was charged with being found drunk and disorderly in a pub lic place, viz., near the Sarah Sands Hotel, last Friday. She pleaded guilty and was discharged as a first offender. WILFUL TRESPASS. George Bovell was fined £5, in de fault one month's imprisonment, for. wilfully trespassing on his wife's pre mises and refusing to leave when re quested. His wife, Lavinia, stated that she was compelled to leave her hus band through drink, and he had used had language before the daughter.
Football. ASSOCIATION SEMI-FINALS. NORTH MELBOURNE BEAT ESSENDON. FOOTSCRAY BEAT WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Football. ASSOCIATI'ON SEM11-FINALS. NORTH I ELBMI3OURNE BEAT ES SENDON. FOOTSCRAY l;EIAT' WILLIAMS TOWN. The two Association semni-finals were played on Saturday, and as there were no League games these attendances on the Melbourne and East Melbourne cricket grounds were large. North Melbourne and Footscray succeeded in winning decisively against Essendon and, Williamstown, respectively, and will play off for the final on 22nd inst. Last year the same clubs com peted for. final honors, and after a close game Footscray w-on, and secur ed the premiership. There will be no matches on Saturday next amongst either League or Association in ordier not to clash with the international Rugby game which is to be played on the Melbourne cricket ground.
AT ASCOT VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
AT ASCOT VALE. Mr. E. Reynolds addressed a meet ing of electors at the Temperance Hall, Ascot Vale the other night.. Cr. W. L. Eddy occupied the chair. The can didate said that the Liberal party nei ther exalted the State nor the indivi dual, but tried to benefit both. The electors should try to mitigate the evils of party government, even if they could not abolish it. It caused a goodl deal of waste of time, and the strug gle for office was responsible for tlhe neglect of the country's work. The candidate was prepared to support a measure for the amendment of the con stitution to provide for elective Min istries. In the future, he said, we would either have to scrap party gov ernment. or scrap the Senate. Lib eral candidates came before the elec tors free from pledges to any caucus. They were only pledged to the people. (Applause.) Referring to the tariff he stated that according to extracts from speech es delivered by Messrs. Anstey and Fenton which he read, the Labor party when i...
MR. E. REYNOLDS AT MORELAND [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
IMR. E. REYNOLDS AT MORELAND At the meeting at the Dc Carle st. School Hall. Moreland. Cr. J. Waxinan presided. The meeting was very or derly with- the exception of one or two interjections ofa harmless nature. In: dealing witlh t-he preSent Federal posi tion, the candidato said the Senate had been c(aptured and corrupted by the party systim. The only justifica tion for its existence as it was at pre sent constituted h d, therefore, been removed, and it should be relegate-i to the scrap heap, or reformed by a systemu of proportional representa tion. Although it was eleated by uni versal suffrage it had been deprived of its democratic character by the sys tem of equal representation for each State, irrespective of size or popular mind. He proceeded to deal with the work of the Cook Government and in the sphere of administration, particu larly the Transcontinental railway. A Voice: That's all right, sonny, give us your policy. (Hear, hear, and laughter.) Another Voice: Never mind Fish...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Public MIeeting. ------ --0------ HE Mayor of Coburg. Cr.H.J. Richards has convened a Public Meeting of the residents to be held in the Public Hall, Coburg. on Tuesday 18th inst., at S p.m., - - to consider what steps should be taken to assist in augmenting the Patrotic Fund inaugurated by the Lord Mayor of Mel bourne. The Council has headed the list with a donation of £50. The Parliament ary representatives and the local clergy will address the meeting. Board and Residence. o0 SUNNY FRONT ROOM, furnished, fireplace, minute tram. 19 Staley Street, first street off Blyth Street Brunswick Municipal Election O NORTH WARD ELECTION. Cr. D. Phillips desires friends and sup porters who are willing to place vehicles or conveyances at his disposal on Election day, Thursday August 27. would kindly communicate with J. NAYLOR, 741 Sydney Road, North Brunswick. Brunswick Municipal Election. MIDDLE WARD. A Meeting of Ladies willing to assist Mr. A. G. Wales in his campaign will be held in the bac...
Penal Officers' Association [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Penal Officers' Association At the last generail inc-ti nL, ut lboi\e there were present: M.issrs. ,Slath. (\rice-president, in the chair), Uritithh, Trindles, Irons, McAllister. 31tUratllh. Dwyer, Bass, Nillson, Hunter, (i'llrien, IcNamee, Orford, Costelloe, tre I, L. Hickey, and Collie. Alter readin' ut minutes of previous mee'tngi. &lt;riI pondence was read as follohis: I Emii Geeolong Gaol, re petitioni: 1Iniiarat Gaol, ro petition, Becchuorihthi Un, notifying that Mir CG. O'Sullivan w a relinquishing his post as correspond ent; General Secretary, as to M\lr O'Sulliian's -- successor; G. Taylor (Beechworth Gaol), intimating his w ili lingness to act as correspoindent; Sale Gaol, re petition; General Secretary. notice of mieeting; Mr Billingham, tc settlement with ex Geinetal Stecretai 1 . A copy of the case for the petition for Full Political Rights and An - Lndepen dent Appeal Board as prepared by - ti General Secretary aid --approved by the ,Federation, -was read and r...
Heckling Political Candidates [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Heckling Political Candidates Speaking recently at Moreland Mr E. Reynols. the selected Libea can didate tfor Maiibyrnong" was accorder l a good and hearty- leeti)tol: by the nmajor portion ot the adichence and there can he no doubt iht h :s a inagiuificent speaker and a first-class platform debater and he handled his various subjects in rcru masterl and finished wa , T11here wce re somie in terjectors ther. oi the sensible and others of the silly type. The former is always worth lisitening to, whlilst the latter is a positive nuisance and should be suppressed. One of the interjectors shouted out: tGive us -our policy, sonny' and it is this class' ot person that is objection. able, as the allusion to the candidate's youth was inteclded satirically, and as a matter of fact it redounds to his credit that he is a young man,. and it would be as well for somet peonple to remember that some of our greatest statesmen have been very young in deed and that a mere youthful appear. ance is no ...
The Elections. BOURKE ELECTORATE. MR. ANSTEY AT BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 14 August 1914
Tthe EB16 ions. BOURKE ELECTORATE. MIR.. ANSTE AT BRUNSWICK. Mr. Fra'nk Anstey, the Labour can didate for Bourike, acddressed a mieeting in the Birunswick Townii Hall week. Mr A. C. Ciheers presided. The hall was -packed to its utmiost capacity. Mr. Aistey said that althoiugh tilhe Liberal party' was in office witli a ma jority it had done nothing. '1The only nmeasure it had broiright in mas tihe Agricniltral Biill. whichli was piassed withoutt oppoiitiorn by the Laboir party, but later on dropped Lby the Ministry. An Elderly _Man Is that quiiit truec (Uproar.) Mlr. nstey-: IDo you say that I a not speaking thle truth.- (tIorine; eC in terruption.) The Saiie Main: N\o- I :in* asking you if your statemennt is quite true (Disorder..) Mr. Austev: Wihat I aidi wa. abo inrtely true! (Appaiuse.) The Interjector: I deny 1 t ti llth of it, and I till in iO-i 'xon to prove that it is niot true . (Greatc diorder. Cries of Sit idown! eep q uiet :e Many niemibers of the iudincie excitedly jilum...