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EXPECTED TO BE READY AT THE END OF NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
ried. EXPECTED TO BE READY AT THE END OF NOVEMBER. The Brunswick Sports Co. Ltd., which has been formed with the ob ject, of erecting a boxing stadium and, sporting amphitheatre at Victoria st., West Brunswick, has rectired its re gistration, and in response to the ad vertising of a novice boxing tourna-, ment. over 300 applications have been received for nomination forms. The work of crecting the building was com nmenced on Friday of last week by Mr J. Carer. It is expected that it will be com pleted at the end of September It is to cost about £10,000. On the main frontage up to date shops will be con structed. The tournament it is stated will be started early in October; Meanwhile there is a strong local movement on foot for the council to rescind the mo tion granting a license to the building.
The Brunswick Stadium. ANOTHER PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
The Brunswick Stadium. - ANOT'HER P'ROTEI'ST. The question1 of the erection of a boxing stadinum at Victoria street. W. Brunswick, opposite the dispensary, was again before the local council last Monday night. wlhen the following pro test was received ifro11 the president and secretary of the Brunswick and Coburg C1.F1S Dispensary and Medical Institute: We. the members of the commnittee of the above ilnstitutioc, representing somne l1. 0100 members of the courinun ityv gathered at our reguliar ulmeeting, regret that since we last tmet a promt ise has been given by the municipal council not to oppose the registratioln tof a boxingu amphitheatre which it is prolposed to erect. lirectly opposite our building. 'lo this amphitheatre we believe will be attriacted undesirable memnbers of lthe counuinimty of Melbourne. to the undeniable detrimuent of our valuable propertiy, and to the ipossible annoy anice of our Imembers, who are con-i stantly, in cases of sickness. compelled to send their...
Weights and Measures Union AMENDING THE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Weights and Measures Union ----4+----' AMEINDING TIHE ACT. The Weights and Measures Union (Northern); comprising the Cities of Fitzroy, Collingwood, Brunswick and Northcote, the Town of Coburg. and the Shires of Heidelborg and Preston, proposes to make application to the Governor in Council requesting that the proportion in which the expenses devolved on thle union should be borne in the following altered manner as from 1st October next: Fitzroy. 4s 4d in the pound: Collingwood. 4s 7d in the pound; Brunswick, 4s 9d in the pound ; Northcote, 2s 9d in the pound; Cohurg, Is 5d in the pound; Heidel berg. Is 4d in the pound: Preston, 10d in tile pound. The charge was thought necessary owing to the great increase in popu lation wiliclh had taken place during the past five years in some of the mnunicipalities, ns compared nwith oth ers. T'Phc compared as followv: F&lt;itz:c .. . . . 33.500 34.285 1908. 1913. Collinwewood ........ .35,450 36,210 Brunswiick 2..... ....' 2"0 36,706 No...
The Elections. MARIBYRNONG ELECTORATE. ADDRESS BY MR. E. REYNOLDS [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
The Elec4ions. MARIBYRNONG ELECTORATE. ADDR.ESS BY MIR. E. REYNOLDS tIr. E. Reynolds, the selected Lib eral candidate, addressed the electors at Lake Hall. Sydney road, Coburg, on Monday evening last, and despite the inclemency of the weather the meeting was well attended. Cr Hackett presided and ex-Senator St. Ledger was on the platform sup ptrting the candidate. The Chairman, in introducing the e'iodidite, paid a high tribute to the ft :iderfill oratorical ability of the ;toung candidate, and said. that his. speeches iwere full of valuable informa tion, and he asked them to give the chndidate a patient hearing. Mr Reynolds said they were com mencing a. great political struggle when the Empire was involved in one of the greatest international wars in history. and it was diverting public a cntion from the Federal political arena. Some suggested postponing the elections and holding up discussion, hbut. the party differences were not such as to iendnnger the solidarity of the nation. ...
Brunswick City Council MONDAY, AUGUST 17. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Brunswick City Council MONDAY, AUGUST 17. From A. H. Allan, complaining of the condition of the road in Barrow street, between Mitchell street and Donald street. Recommended that the City Surveyor furnish a report as to the advisability and cost of construct u in tacadanised crossings in Barrow street at short distances apart. From John Thornton, asking for re fund of £10 10s being money paid for removing soil fromn Cohuna and Mincha strccts in consideticration of allowing contractor to use his land and supply ing a certain anounut of soil to the Council. Reconmmended lthat the coin miunication le received and thie writer be informed that thile request cannot be compnilied with. Fromn J. F. Irvine, stating that his previous offert of a road through his property itn Brunswick West is now withldraxt in owing to his having sold nmuch of hlis estate. lRecounended that the communication be receivcd. From secretary. Latnds Purchase and Managemen't hoard, acknowlviedgig this Councit's lett...
Brunswick Police Court WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Brunswick Police Court ------ O--+ - WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 19. Before Mr Read Murphy. P.M. (chairman), Allard, Lord and Tierney, J'6.P. COLLECTORS' LICENSE. Cecil Ellis, a young mart, applied for a collector's license, and although the police reported favorably on the appli cation, it was refused, the P.M. re marking they granted them to old men, as a young man in this country could generally get a decent living without one.. Richard Bronmley, another young man. made a similar application and the 1?.M. was on the point of reusing it when Sergeant McLaughlin drew- his attention to the fact that the appli cant was in pairt a cripple, having a permanent injury to his foot which caused him to limp. Under these cir cumstances the Bench grahted the li cense. MAINTENANCE CASE. Edith Kinane sued her husband for the maintenance of- herself and two young children. Mr ampbell Doulins appeared for complainant and Mr P. J. Ridgway for defendant. It appear ed from the complainant's evidence that the ...
BASEBALL. BRUNSWICK BEAT HAWTHORN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
BASEBALL. 0 BRUNSWICK BEAT HAWTHORN_. B Grade: Last Saturday saw the completion of the first round. The first four teams in this grade will: next Saturday. enter upon the semi final stage. If the teams at the head of the list are defeated they have the right to challenge. . The positions of the teams are: Hawthorn, 29 points; M.C.C., 29 pts.; Brunswick, 24 pts.; The Argus, 23 pts Last Saturday Brunswick beat Haw thorn by 9. runs to 3.
WEST BRUNSWICK METHODIST CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
WEST BRUNS WICK MLETHOUIST CHRISTIAN ENDEAAVOUR SOCIETY. At the weekly nmeetine of the Daly street (West Brunswick) 'Methodist Christian Endeavour ocixty, held on Tuesday last, the following resolution was passed unanimously: That in view of recent announcements irn.the press of a probablh e early amendment of the Licensing Law. deferring the operation of its Local Option provisions, and pro viding instead for the .re-appointment of the Licenses Reduction Board with power to grant licenses, the Daly street (West Brunswick) Methodist Society of Christian Endeavour earnestly and confidently expresscs the hope that. the present Government will refuse to zanction anr such alteration.
COBURG ST. PATRICK'S SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
COBULG S1. PATRI.CK'S SOCIETY A very enjovable card party and dauct was hehf in the Public Hall, Co burg, on 13th inst., by the ladies and gent.'s brianches, St. Patrick's Society. Dancing was carried on from S to 12 midnight by the young folh, while the more adrvanced amused themselves card playing in rear of hall. Williams' band supplied the music. and all as sembled seemed to thoroughly enjoy the evening. Great credit is due to the ladies for their energies, and par ticularly the secretary and president, Misses Lily Campbell and Ruby Fraw ley, respectively.
Friendly Societies. COBURG BRANCH P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Friendly Societies. CO3BURG B1ANlCHL P.A.F.S. A meeting of the Loyal Coburg Lodge, No. 44, P.A.F.S., was held on Monday, August 17th, at the lodge room, Dispensary Hall, Coburg. Bro. Fallon, W.31., presided. There was a large attendance, all officers being pre sent. One new member was admitted, while two others were nominated. Af ter the usual business had been dealt with various games were indulged in. After a very enjoyable evening the meeting closed in the usual manner by singing the National Anthem. At the last meeting it was decided to form a. cricket club, and in order to meet expenses it has been arranged to hold a social in the Public Hall, Coburg, on Wednesday, August the 16th. Tick ets may be obtained from the secretary or members.
THE HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
THE HARRIERS. Brunswick Harriers ran at Moreland last Saturday. There were only- eight runners on account of tine seven mile open race which was held at Oakleigh. The pack was in charge of L. Head and A. G. Brown as whip. Seven miles of good country were covered: and about two miles from home the pack broke away. L. Head was first to ar rive, E. Stewart second. Then follow ed Jack Palmer, who will be near the front in the club seven. Stan. Ellis did very well in the seven open. run ning 9th out of about forty starters. Brunswick Harriers will run from Moreland next Saturday. Please be at the corner of Sydney road and More land road at 3 p.m.
Football. Melbourne District Football Association. COBURG BEAT RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
.dli LF 1./ w t . .. ....Q Melbourne District Football Association. COBURG BEAT RICHMIOND. Last Saturday Coburg District, 6.9 beat Richnmond District. 6.3. As anticipated the match between Coburg and Richmond D)istrict proved to be. a great match. IThe play was fast, clean, and excellent fo>tball shown on lboth sides. There ;was a re coird attendance, it bein the largest crowd seen on Coburg ground for many a .day. The result of the game was exciting, Coburg winning by 1 point. Thes cores were: First Quarter. Coburg, 2.6; Richmond District, 2.0. - Second Quarter. Coburg, 3.7; Richmond District, 41.2. Third Quarter. Coburg, 6.7; Richmond District, 4.6. FINAL. Coburg, 6.9; Richmond District. 6.S. Goal kickers for Coburg were: J. Huntington 3, .G. Marsh 3, H. 'Woola cott 1. Los. Broom defending was one of the stars of the day. His fine marking in goals and fine rushes were a treat to watch. G. Marsh, no matter whether for ward or roving, was a tower of strength to his side, his brai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Brunswick Municipal Election 01 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 Elections 0 SOUTH WARD. To THE ELECTORS: Ladies and Gentlemen, Earnestly requisitioned by many ratepayers promising substantial support, I have nominated as a candidate, and in inviting atten tion to the election on Thursday week, respectfully solicit the sup port and assistance of all rate payers and property-holders in terested in the care and manage ment of the city as well as in its advancement and progress. If elected, the ratepayers may rely on a fair return for all taxa tion, and the interests of the em ployes will be properly safe guarded. PLATFORM. Against the Boxing Stadium and Palais de Danse, also exces sive borrowing. In favor of immediately remedy ing the very defective draina...
German Naval Growth. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
German Naval Growth. -4-- The followxing extract fromn 'The Times' weeklyv ecdition of July 10th last is extrenielyv interesting at the presenti tuime: Berlin, July 5. The British naval visit to Kiel. al thouigh its final testivities were dim mid by the tlragedy of Serajevo, was a grenat success and gave fine proof of naval co imlradeship thitl norld over and of G(ermlin hospitality. The recep tion as warm and sincere. ThIe spirit that prevailed on both sides was ad iriable. aIitdl. nedless to xsay, the din of Ipolities teas Iihushed. 'Ietre shoiuld be no bietter Iltce for Ipurely n-aval celebrations. Kiel, with her inagnificelit haierboll, is ai cliill of the navy. litri popula tion tircxx rapidly afterI the I)Danislh, Austrian and French xarsx hut it was onIly 108.000 ill 100,. lthe xer of the first great navyx war. lii 1913 it was mnore tlihaiin 218.000. The chieif Ihoie of the navxy and thet gateway (thankstli to the Kiel Canal) of the Baltic and the Nortlh Sea. Kiel is the lhon...
FOOTBALL CLUB MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
FOOTBALL CLUB MEETING. The Fawkner Football Club held a meeting at the Boundary Hotel on Monday night last. There were only about five or six members present. The secretary was absent. A general meet ing was: called for Thursday, August 20. On Saturday 10 of Fawkner with 10 of Loch Park play.Coburg at Coburg ground. SILVER CUP MATCH. The match for the silver cup is post poned to the following Saturday.
P.L.C. NORTH BRUNSWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
NORTH BR USn HiCK BRlANCH. The above branch held their usual weekly meeting at l\liss Binns's school room on Thursday, Jily 13th. The president, Mr Main., was in the chair. Correspondence from iMr Austey's cim mittee, informing the branch that -31r Anstey would speak at North Bruns wick on the 28th of Auoust, and ask ing the branch to make the necessaryv arrangements for meeting. It -as ile cided -oii the motion. Mrs Jacksonl that thq request be complied w4ith anm that all the arrangements be left in the hands of the secretary. Corres pondence from Mr Coglan, on behalf of the Y.M.C.A., askinn for assistance so as to be-able to supply soldiers with comforts durine the war, was received. He pointed out the great benefit they were during the South African war. as he had personal experience there. and that soldiers got supplies . from tihe Y.M.C.A. tent that they could not otheriise hive, got, and irrespective of class, or creed: After soime discussion, in which "Mesdames Pledger, Jacks...
Local Citizens Concerned. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Local Citizens Concerned. -o It appears that Air George Ewen, of Park street west, had a fine trip on the continent of Europe and re turned to England just. before war was declaredl. It was his intention to leave for Melbourne at the end of this month. but ow ing to the interference wit.h shipmiug it is now difficult to say when ho will retturn. Amongst those who have joined the Australian Expeditionary Force is a son of Cr Balfe. Mr Balfe is now com. pleting his meduical course at the Uni -versity, and in the ordinary war would have entered for his final examnination in March next, when he Woulci have been qualitiedl to practise as a medical practitioner. Mir Balfe is to be warm ly commended for the patriotic motives inducing him to fight for the Empire.
MASS MEETING AT COBURG PUBLIC HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
MASS MEETING AT COUBURG PUBLIC HALL. A mass meeting of the above was held at the Coburg Public HFall last Tuesday evening. The Mayor (Cr H. JI. Richairds) presided, and there was a giood 'attenlda nce of citizens. Amongst those present were Cr Mc Alpiune, Mr Wrd. Cr Kenane. Cr Bush. Mr Norman, J.['.. aut many other le:ading local people. Apologies were read fromn ex-Cr. T. ()'L. Reynoils, d r E. Reynolds. IMr i W. alker, the Hion. 1. Melville,. M.L.C., the Hon. W J. JEvans, all of whom sympathised with the move inent and wished i- success. The Manoir brietly outlined the ob ject of the affair, which wa-s for the' purpose of considering the steps- to be taken to augment the fund inaugura ted by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, iandt he added that Colburg would res pond liberally as it was a worthy ob j'ct. He added that the present trou ble wais brought about by CGerimany, whlich had disturbed the word's peace and iceated war. iHe believed and hop cd that Britain would be victorious, and...
BRUNSWICK COUNCIL GIVES £100. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
HRIUNS1ICK COUNCIL GIVES £100. At the meeting of the Brunswick City Council on Monday night Cr lialfo moved: That the council donates £100 to the-Patriotic Fund. Cr J. W. Fleming, one of the first whites born in Victoria, and a Imember of the counn cil for 56 years, speaking with much emotion and waving a Union Jack, said they were going to support the old flag as long as they were able. (Ap plause.) The motion was carried. At the meeting of the Brunswick City Council aInst Monday evening Cr J. Millwardci (Mayor) reported that he and the Mayoress had initiated a pub lic fund, to which :i highly satisfactory response was being given. Briunswick manufacturers had dlecided to make garments for, the troops, while those unable to do this woull monetarily as sist the Lord Mayor's Patriotic Fund. Subscriptions collected in the district by canldets on Saturday mnd Sund'ay am ounted to £12. while Miss Hutchinson, daughter of the city electrician, also collected £7. He had received prom ises ...