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Fawkner News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
Fawkner News. -- --4-- ---- - TIhe Fawkner Football Club met the Golden Stars at- Footscrayv on Satur day last, when the latter club turned the tables on the previous match. the scores of which were: Fawkner, 15.17; Stars. 1.2. Last Saturdays match the Stars played a far different game. The tinal scores were: (Our correspondent has inadvertent ly omitted the scores.) Fawkner players never turned up as they usually do, andt they could not get a full teamu.
TOWN OF COBURG. Town Hall, Coburg, August 19th, 1914. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
TOW\N OF ('O.LUR(. 1 Town .Mall. Coburg, August 19th, 191&lt;1. To the Editor. Sir.-W\ill you Ie so good as to grant space in your colhiiiiis to peru11 of an appeal to your readers tor con trihutions to the Patriotic Luniid which it was tdecided to inaugurate at the enthlusiastic )public meeti.ng held on Tuesday last' Any ainoiints will he gratefully received and with your kiid piermiission acknowledgedl througih your paper. Sulbscrip ion lists will e is sued.. The following siumsi hiave alreadn ben contributed, viz.: 31r .C. CN oriain 1'l Is.. Mr Buchanan 1 s.. MI r F.1 Drury 1'2 os. Mrs F. Dury 0 l sMr Jones LI. Mir F. Zeilke 10s. 1issi C. -Singleton 1 1s, Mrs Thorn ton 10s. liMrs Skinner ii , Mr Si . C. Ilusoutiihe 1 is, Mr T. As hton 1 Is, MrsXi Goid ins £, MIr Robinson 10s, Mrl C. H l ing 41, 1il W. Wa lker I1 1s, Xli La velle l1 Ns, Rev. J. and Mrs Mathew '1. Cr. Cash 5 os. Mir Edwards i1 is. Mrs ling °_s, Mrs Williams 10s, Messrs Jones Bros. 105s d. Mrs Williams 's. M...
NEW BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
NEW - BUJILDINGS. Many new buildings have been com pleted at Fawkner. Three on the Syrd ney road which are a credit to the builders, and one near new public hall. T'he latter place was built by Carey, builders, and is owned by Mrs Lam bert. This plactreflects credit on all concerned. A party is soon to be held and this place will then be christened in proper style.
MOTOR ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
MOTOR ACCIDENTS. There were several motor accidents on the Sydney road on Saturday last between Fawkner and Wallan. St. John's Ambulance experienced a very busy timne. The first was a crash hbe tween two motorists travelling in op posite directions, with the result that one nmain had his leg broken twice. The other had his wrist broken and his hand was hlanging on by skin only. They were conveyed by St. John's to town, but the car broke down at Fawk ner, and it was necessary to ring up for a second. This was done without delay. A little later two others were con veyed by St. John's to the hospital. Onie had his collarbone broken, the other his leg broken. Still another accident, when the rid er had his wrist broken.
East Brunswick Drainage. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 21 August 1914
East Brunswick Drainage. The drainage of East Brunswick was advanced a stage at the Brunswick Council on Monday evening. There was a large attendance of East Bruns- wick people, and amongst those in at tendance we noticed Messrs. Elliott, Alexander, Forster, Killeen (president of the North Brunswick Progressive Association). Flint and Hogan. The Mayor (Cr. Millward) pursuant to no- tice moved as follows: That this Council requests the &nbsp; Governor in Council's permission to the borrowing of £14,000 for the purpose of constructing the under- ground sewer in Albert street east as per plans submitted and adopt- ed. -The Mayor said he quite recognised that it was at the present time [...] ward to go into the money market, but it was wise to take the first step in ob- taining the consent of the Governor in Council to borrow for this very neces- sary work of the drainage of East Brunswick. Cr Jewell, in seconding the motion, said it gave him much pleasure to support the proposa...
TO-NIGHT, AT COBURG. LIBERALS TO SPEAK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
TO-NIGHT, AT COB(URG. LIBERALS TO SPEAK. To-night fropu the balcony of McLar ,ns' Corner Hotel, Sydney rd., Coburg, several prominent members of the Lib eral Speakers' Association will speak in furtherance of Mr Reynolds's candida ture, and it is to be hoped Mr Rey nolds will be able to return in time from a prior engagement to address them. Persons having motor cars, etc., and desiring to place them at the candi date's disposal on election day are kindly invited to communicate with the candidate at 'Bendemeir,' Bell st., Coburg.; tel., Brunswick 411'. (C. D. Toolin, 50 Sydney rd., Bruns'k.)
Maribyrnong. MR. E. REYNOLDS AT MOSS'S STORE, FAWKNER, NEXT SATURDAY AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
SMaribyrnoug. MR. E. REYNOLDS AT MOSS'S STORE, FAWKNKER., NEXT SATURDAY AFTERNOON. Mr E. Reynolds, the selected Lib eral candidate for Maribyrnong, will actlress the electors at Moss's Store, Sydney rd., Fawkner, at 5 p.mn. nex Saturday afternoon, 29th inst.
The Elections. BOURKE ELECTORATE. MR. F. ANSTEY AT DE CARLE ST.HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
The Elections. IBOURKE EILECTO RATE. MR. F'. ANSTEY AT DE CARLE ST. HALL. Mr. F. Aastey. 3Lf.R., sIa:,esse the el?.ctor .f ',t:urk at th D C'::r. r* ,'e . ý it, a l t i- it. " 't , ( ;T h i i ._ ";y, hall l as crowddcCl and the cnnuidat-e was acecorie'tid an cllthuisiastic reception. .lie dealt w ith a large nu lllhr i llh jects, and :liuongst. other things stated that althtough l tile 1'Fuisionists dtionuin ed, the Labor Party in the past they were carrying out the ideas originated by Mtat Party to-day. The LaIbor Party had established th lie C(onmonwea It h tiank in the teeth of the F! usion oppo sition, and it had proved a blcssing to the people. It had provided a national note issuel and national currency. Tilh Fusionists had asserted that a 40 p.e. basis for the-note issue was insufticienr, and they now said that ia f5 per cent. basis was sufficient. They (denounicedi the establishmuent of the bank and de clared it would be useless for public purposes. They now fell back upon t...
The Somerton Railway. MILITARY CAMP CAUSES HEAVY TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
The Somerton Railway. Cr Campbell at the last Coburg Council meeting referred to the mat ter of the re-openinug of the Somertoin railway. They had.l ben agitating 1or it for a long time and he tnought that the matter should be pushed on again. It was of no use approacming the ?X1!i ister of Railways or tile Ralhway s Commissioners; they should now ap proacn the Minister of Defence, as there was great traffic there now. Last bunday tite railways could not hanule the traffic. The Minister of Deioence shiuld be approached for tlhe bennch oi the troops and the people, as the nmii tary camp was right on the railway line. Hie moved tnat the best, intluenc. ce brought to bear on the Minister. Cr MilAlpine agreed with Cr Camp bell. lit stated the rails had been pulled up between lfawkner and Camp bellfield. it would only cost about £4U00 to put thant section of the line in order. Cr Davis said now was the proper time to move in the matter. Cr Kteane said they should approach the Minister o....
Friendly Societies. COBURG BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Friendly Societies. COBURG BRANCH A.N.A. The above branch held its quarterly meeting in the Town Hall chambers, Coburg, before a large attendance of members, with President T. Nicholls in the chair. The correspondence in cluded an appeal from the Board to establish a crusade against, the house fly. The following are some of the principal laws for its extermination: All food should be constantly covered with netting; all houses should be fit ted with wire blinds and doors; no food or moisture of any description should be left lying about the house; traps, poisons and (estrovers should be constantly used; all garbage tins orr efuse pits be fitted with fly-proot covers; no manure or such heaps of filth should be left lying about, or when it of necessity must- exist should be covered or sprayed with poison, kerosene, or chloride of lime. Two members were elected to the branch by the president, and one nomination was received. It. was resolved to help the Patriotic Fund at. the next meet...
Dust Nuisance on Sydney Rd. WATER CARTS ON SUNDAY MORNINGS SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Dust Nuisance on Sydney Rd. WATER CARTS ON SUNDAY MORNINGS SUGGESTED. Cr Bush at the last meeting of the Coburg Council referred to the dust nuisance on Sydiey road last Sunday. The traffic along the road was excep tionally heavy and he suggested that the road should be watered either on Saturday night or Sunday morning. Residents attending the Cemetery had a rough time of it with the dust and dirt flying about. Perhaps the engin eer could point out a remedy to abate the nuisance. Cr. McAlpine addedt hat the dust was shocking: Crs. Campbell, Keane and Cash also spoke at length. The Engineer (Mr Pullar) said the Council had two water carts and that one of them was now being iepaired. The watering could be done between 6 and 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings. It was decided to leave the matter to the Engineer,
Fawkner News. THE NEW PUBLIC HALL. CONCERT AND DANCE IN AID OF LORD MAYOR'S FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Fawkner News. THE NEW PUBLIC HALL. CONCERT AND DANCE, IN AID OF LORD) MAYOR'S FUND. The opening of the Fawkner Public Hall is looked forward to with great interest and the opening promises to be an unbounded success. Everyone is askingi when are you going to have the opening night --are you going to give t!he hall any name ?--or is it to be calltd The public hall? In answer to the many inqnuirires Mr Moss stated thant he intends calling it King Hall. and it will be opened with a concert and dance in about three weeks' time. Mr \lo?s also stated the opening night is to be a grand military night. the pro cceds to go to the Lord 'Mayor's funds A concert second to none is being ar ranged front S till 10 p.m., and a dance to follow. Arrangements are be .i:g made to keep the dance up all night, from 10.30 to ii a.m. The coin fort of patrons is assured. Special dance music and a band of five play ers have been arranged for. The eoor, although new. will be worked up to perfection. Two 'Ms.C...
Coburg Municipal Election. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Coburg Municipal Election. Last Tuesday evening at the Coburg Public Hall Crs Anderson, Campbell and Davis, and the two Labor candi dates, Messrs Murphy and Reynolds, addressed the ratepayers and gave their views in detail on the various municipal problems of the day. Mr Reynolds. one of the candidates, said that it had nothing at all to do with the council, but there were certain pro ceedings which should not be made public, and if he was elected he would move that the press be admitted to all its meetings. They were accorded a good hearing. A feature of the meet ing was that Mr A. B. Turnhamn asked each candidate whether he was hi fav our of the Tramway Trust meetings being open to the press, and all ap peared to be in favor of the proposal.
Australian Patriotic Fund. LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Australian Patriotic Fund. LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS. At a meeting of citizens held at the Town -Hall, brunswick, on T'hursday evening, the 20th of August, 1914, the following resolutions were carried una nimously: 'L'hat this meeting of the citizens of Brunswicmk expresses its hearty and en thusiastic approval of the despatch or an ustralian Expeditionary . orce to assist the Empire in her present time of stress and strain, and plealges itself to give pecuniary assistance to the Lord Mayor ot M\elbourne s Patriotic Fund. (2) That a committee be formed to raise funds in support of the foregoing resolution, the Mayor to be chairman of such conmmittee, and the Town Clerk to be secretary thereof. (3) 'ithat a further uteeting of ladies and gentlemen be held in tue Mayor's room, Brunswick, on Tuesday evening, the :25th of August. 1914, to discuss future procedures and to fornm an exe cutive committee to act. The following donations were receiv ed: Brunswick City Council .. £100 0 0 _Mr S. H. ...
Our Boys in Camp. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Our Boys in Camp. A large meeting of ladies and gentle men was held in the Council Chainm ber on Tuesday evening, the Mnvor (Cr Millward) presided. It was decided to raise subscriptions for some comforts while the men from Brunswick were in camp, and also for the puriose of. giv ing them a send-off, presenting them with a. useful suitable souvenir. A sum of £20 was subscribed in the room, and it. is not aniticipated that there will be much trouble in raising suflicient sufficient funds. Cr Balfe, whose son has gallantly gone to the front, gave particulars of what was immediately rcquired. Cr lHickford at the priesentcitioi to the Mayor suggested that each of the Brunswick boys should write his name on a parchment scroll which would be kept for all time amongst the archives of the Council.
Our Country's Call. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Our Country's Call. ---- ---4 Ye Sons of theI Southern Shores, Arise with the early morn, Unfurl the Federal Filg. And fight for the ,?e.s .:born. Our fathers have fought, or ius. And bled for . their country and Queen; So we'll show by our British--pluck That we'll keep their memories green. Then sing with loud voices, young and old, Make the heavenly arches ring. Our motto is: "True 'to the red; -white; and blue, We'll fight for our country and King." A. C. DOWNTS. Brunswick.
Letter from Mr. Grundy [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Letter from Mr. Grundy Mr A. C. Downs, of Tinning street, has received a letter from Mr R. R. Grundy. dated from London, July 20, 1914. Mr Grundy states that on the 21st he was leaving for a month or so on the Continent. Mr Grundy goes on to say that his experience 'in Lon don, Birminghain Sheffield. Manches ter, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and many tow-ns of less fame, leads me to the conclusion that the future is with motor buses. and wero I a municipal councillor I would not to-day spend one penny on trams, electric or other wise, but put the money in good roads which everyone can enioy and use in comfort. One advantage alone would turn me to motor huses, that is their mobility in case of an undue rush in any locality to ai football match, box ing contest. dog fight.. or the lynch ing of a suffragette. .Motor buses by the hundred can be sent from where not wanted to where wanted: you can nott do this with the trn ins. I am qui.,o well. learning something new every day, as busy as a bee. ...
The Legislative Council. EXTRAORDINARY VACANCY. CR. F. T. HICKFORD IS A CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
The Legislative Council. EXTRAORDINARY VACANCY. CR. F. T. HICKFORD IS A CAN DIDATE. Owing to the death of the Hon. W. T. Evans, M.L.C., there will be a va cancy in the Melbourne North Prov ince in the Legislative Council. Cr F. T. Hickford, M.A., has announced his candidature, and as he is exceedingly well known throughout the whole Pro vince he should have a great chance of success. The Province comprises Brunswick, Essendon, Coburg, North cote, Preston, Heidelberg, Fairfield, and Alphington. Cr -1 ickford has received offers of support from every part of the Pro vince.
Property Sales. CHEW, McRAE AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Property Sales. ------ - - -- CHEW, McnRAE AND CO. Cha. McRae mad o c..state gents, of 11'2 130l street, Cubiur. repiort t he foilowing r1ecent sales: Cohli': W.13. cottage, Mchiy st., L2-0 brick i'ott age. lheftfeld s'trcet, 1'270 1O ; \ .B. villai 1Bll stieet, £'.500): cottagec. Highl stree~ct. ;C230; land. McKay street. 31s lhr foot :do., l.iir!ovd street. £530: do., IaHiou it., I7s d pei r Ioot doo.. Jlii'ny street. 0; po r foot (10.. Boll sti 'ri. £'is pwci : d.. 1' Bel street. 3ct G' d per toot ;do. Ea'stgato street £23 land, lxiav street. x'33: do. Turi ner street 5i*; do. Coburg 'I'ownship 1Est tte. 5 block~s. ;C18,7 I.Ss. No tlheote : eotee Ttownsh li p Es tate. 50 block-, £6.002 os on a . -Mrts I I H Janmes. 1s block-. 11103 1.3 s l; lIatn. li anid, Collins street. ties per loot; W.B. vilia C~llin-. street ;375; V B. cottige. Bont street , ;'O3 W.B. v-illa. Melctarlmne iitriit. £37-), Total siles 1:526S _' ib2d
Moreland State School. SOCIAL IN AID OF PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Moreland State School. SOCIAL IN AID OF PATRIOTIC FUND. Ine plain and fancy dress social held in the School Hall. Saturday evening, by the 31oreland State school commit tee, was a huge success. The Austra lian Patriotic Fund, for which the en tertainment was held, will benefit to the extent of about £20. A full re port of the costumes and prize-winners mwill appear in next week's issue. Thile next social held under the aus pices of the above committee, in the School Hall. has been postponed until Saturday evening, September 12th, owing to the Commonwealth elections f..lling, on the ordicnary date. The hall is used as a polling booth. During anu interval in the, dancing Saturday evening the drawing took place for the lady whom the comnmittee will nominate for life governorship of the \omen's Hospital, in connection with the £21 recently raised by the committee for that institution. Mrs. R. G. Plant ?'roved successful. and she will receive nonmination.