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The Reason. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
The Reason, The old gentleman's wife was get. Ling into a carriage, and he neglected to assist her. "You are not so gallant, John, as when you were a boy," she exclaimed, in gentle rebuke. "No," was lis ready response, "and you are not as buoyant as when you were a girl!"
Northcote A.N.A. Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
Northoote A.N.A. Rifle Club. The above tired their first match of the competition on the 4th inst., at their own range against Carlton A.N.A., and were defeated by 5 points, the scores hbe ing-Carlton 159, Northcote 15.1. The best shots for Northeote were it, Thompson (23) and I'. 'arghar (23), new members. A shoot against Fitzroy A.N.A. Is fixed for August 19 at tFitz" roy, but there is a movement on foot to try and have the competition held over for awhile because several rillemen have been called away on active service,
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL, Present:-Cra. S. Dennis (mayor), Bastings, Johnson, Redmond, Lees, Schwaebsch, Henderson, Woolhouse, Glanfield, Plant, Mason, Tharratt, The minutes of last meeting and out going correspondence were read and ap proved. Apologies were received from Crs. Hayes and McDonell for unavoidable absence. Cr, Smith wrote asking three months' leave of absence owing to illness.-Cr. Plant moved that the request be gran ted, expressing the hope that Cr. Smith's health would be improved in the interim. Agreed to, From M. and M. Board of Works, for warding revenue guarantee agreement relative to water supply extension in St. George's road and Normanby avenue -Received. From same, forwarding approved plan of sub-division at Separation street, near Rathmines street, Northcote, but sta ting that it would be some considerable time before sewers will be available for drainage of premises which may be erected on the land,-Received. From same, stating that the council's request as t...
Too Many Heirlooms. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
.Too Many Heirlooms, "The Duke of Wellington once slept in that bed," volunteered the landlord, "Umrn," "And sat in that very chair you are now sitting in," "And refused to eat this ham sand. wich, I s'pose," Interposed the tour. let, "Well, I don't think I want it, either,"
Royal Lodge U.A.O.D., Clifton Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
Royal Lodge U.A.O.D., Clifton Hill. A highly successful half-yearly smoke social was held by the above at the lodge-room on Tuesday evening. There was a large gathering of members of the Order, chief among them being The Grand President (Bro, J. Cock), G. Vice-President (Bro. Smith), Grand Treasurer (Bro. J. Whiteway), and four members of the Board of Directors (Bros. J. Reidy, W. Delves, J. Eltring ham, and J. McIntosh). A capital har mony programme, including selections by the Gwalia Novelty Band, was car nred out and refreshments served at intervals. The usual loyal and other toasts were honored, During the even ing Bro. Cock presented to Bro. Willis, of the Royal lodges a framed P.D.P. diploma in recognition of a successful term of office as D.P. of No. 19 District. The D.P. (Bro. Morris) also asked Bro. Willis to accept a token of respect and esteem from the Fairfield and Royal lodges in the shape of a handsomely framed group photo of members of both lodges. Bro, Morris stated ...
Doubtful. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
*Doubtful, Spurgeon, the famous preacher was once asked the following curious ques Lion: "Would a man go to heaven who learned to play the cornet on Sun. day?" His reply was thoroughly character. lstio, Said he: "I don't see why he should not; but"-after a pause-"I doubt whether the man next door would."
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
PATTERN F'OR CIIIlI)'S FROCK. This Illustration shows a little girl's party frock made of velvet with col. lar of embroidered muslin attached, Instead of velvet, the dress may be made of cashlnere, delaine, serge or cloth. A reliable paper pattern is ob tainable, It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 131, cut In one lsze only--for children of three years. Tl'his pattern may be bought for nine pence fromn loc,dl lIt:torn agent, or will Ie sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. (', "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swan. ston-street, M elboturne. State num Ibe of pattern anid size required. It at penny stampl is sellt to above: ad hdress ta IS-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes, "Send free cattalogue." In addition to striking while the Iron is hot it is itmportamtt to hiit in the rght place. The man who is always receiving help from others soon falls into the habit of needing It,
THE COUPONS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
THE COUPONS, "It's not my place to interfere," The young wife's mother said, "But then, I should not like, my dear, To see your husband dead. I think he smokes quite twice as much As any man I've met; Can't you persuade him not to touch *Another cigarette? The doctor says he won't live long If soon he does not stop it; You know, my love, he sla not strong, Do try to make him drop it!" "I really quite agree with you," The sweet young thing replied; "I'll have to see what I can do But not just yet!" she cried, "I know he's looking under par, Consumptive, I allow, But he's saving up his coupons, Ma, He's got six hundred now. 'Twould be unwise just yet the poor Man's ears to arouse; For he only wants two thousand more And I shall get a blouse!"
TO THE NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
TO THE NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON VOLUNTEERS, " Cooee!"-Britain calling Children o'er the seal Austral sons, responding, Answer cheerily. "Cooee!"-Sons of Britain, Hear the Mother-call! Guard the frontier, brothers, Empire-builders all! " Cooeel"-Let the echo Round our sea-set isle Stir the blood, as units Form in rank and file! "Cooee!"-Men and brethren, Up! as springs the stag! Write your empire-storyi Men, defend the flag,!
ST. JOSEPH'S JUVENILE BALL. A BRILLIANT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
ST. JOSEPH'S JUVENILE BALL, -4--9---- A BRILLIANT SUCCESS. The plain and fancy dress ball, held at Northcote town hall, on Wednesday night, had several notable features and was brilliantly successful. It was pro. moted in the interests of St. Joseph's building fund. No fewer than 360 child. ren from St. Joseph's sohool, ranging from infantile years to the age of fifteen, took part in the marches and dances, which were witnessed by hundreds of de. lighted parents. The deportmentof the children, their grace and well-trained skill, showed admirable tuition by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, whose efforts in the cause of education, as well as of charity, have received recognition. Mr. O'Keefe was director of ceremonies, and the guidance of the little ones was entrusted to Misses Weston, Metters, Kennelly and Maher, who have every reason to congratulate themselves. During the evening the. fine hall was the setting for many attractive tableaux. The fancy dress sets showed good taste an...
FATALITY AT CROXTON STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
FATALITY AT CROXTON STATION. A shocking fatality occurred at the Croxton railway station on Thursday night, when John HII. Silling, a railway porter, aged 18 years, was cut to pieces by a Melbourne bound train, A few minutes before the fatality the unfortunate lad was joking with Con stable Trehair in the station office. A train approached from Melbourne, on the opposite platform, and Silling left the office hurriedly to attend to the bar rier. He jumped from the platform, evidently forgetting the due Melbourne bound train, which was on him before he had a chance to escape. The body, which was fearfully mutil ated, was conveyed to the morgue by Constable Trehair. The dead youth had been stationed at Croxton some time.
GWALIA LODGE U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
OWALIA LODGE U.A.O.D, -· - 4- --- -- A large and representative gathering of Druids assembled at the Friendly Societies hall, Wimble street, North cote, on Monday evening, the occasion being the celebration of the twenty fourth anniversary of the foundation of the above lodge. Amongst those present were-Bro. Wm. Smith, G.V.P., ro, C. Ashman, G.G., Bro. J. T. Whiteway, Grand Treasurer, Bros. J. Reidy and J. McIntosh (m mbers of the Board of Directors,) Bro, W. Boyd, P.G,P., Bro. R. D. Jones, P.G.P., and Bro. J. Allen, P.G,P. Representatives were present from nearly every lodge in the metropolitan area, added interest being infused into this year's function by the recent election of Bro, J. T. Whiteway as Grand Treasurer, which has given unbounded satisfaction to No. 24 district and the Gwalia lodge In particular. The night was mainly one of harmony, amongst those contributing being-Bros. Gennett, Brunier, Bain bridge, Gruncley, C. Haynes, L. Lang ridge, Hogg, G. Willis, Mills and Dan...
LETTER FROM ABROAD. A GLIMPSE OF IRELAND. THE LAKES OF KILLARNEY. AN EMIGRANT'S FAREWELL. Great Southern Hotel, Kingdom of Kerry, Cork, June 30th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
LETTER FROM ABROAD, A GLIMPSE OF IRELAND. THE LAKES OF KILLARNEY. AN EMIGRANT'S FAREWELL. Great Southern Hotel, Kingdom of Kerry, Cork, June 30th, 10911. We went up to Liverpool by the Mid land Railway and crossed from there to Dublin by packet steamer, It is an eight hours trip across the Irish Sea and fortunately we had a smooth passage., We went straight away down to the LAKES OF KIILLARNEY, a distance of 185 miles. So much has been written about the famous Lakes of Killarney that I am not going to give a long and perhaps very inadequate des. criptlon. Like the Lochs of Scotland and the English Lakes they have a beauty of their own, and I am not going to make comparisons between the three world-famed beauty spots, But I will say, that to my mind we saw the most magnificent varied and lovely panorama of the whole trip from the lordly deme.tno of Lord Kenmare, KILLARNEY HOUSE, The site for this mansion, we were told, was chosen by Queen Victoria, and surely there can be nothing to ...
SOLID SPACE AND SPONGEWORLDS. DOES MAN LIVE INSIDE A SOLID? [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
SOLID SPACE AND SPONGE WORLDS. DOES MAN LIVE INSIDE A SOLID? AmIDST the distractions of the war the arrival in Australia of members of the Science Association of Great Britain is likely to be overlooked to a certain extent by the man in the street, yet this learned delegation of exponents of the triumphs of peace should exercise more beneficial influence on the Aus tralian people than the pages of war news that are now being so eagerly scanned to the exclusion of all other considerations. The science delegates are being handsomely entertained at Adelaide, as will doubtless also be the case in Melbourne and Sydney. The ranks of the visitors include many of the world's'foremost leaders of thought in all departments, and their presence among us, and speeches, should exercise the Australian mind in the things that Count. The newspaper reports, for ir. stance, of Sir Oliver Lodge's address on the ether of space, or of Sir Edward Schaefer's ideas on the origin of life, or of Professor Rut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
Church Notices. LLL SAINTS' CHURCH, S NORTHCOTE. Sunday Services: 11 a,m., Rev. A. C. KELLAwAY. 7 p.m., Dr. C. H. KIELLAAY. iOLY TRINITY, THORNBURY (Railway Parade). Sunday Services: 8 a.m., Holy Communion, 11 am., Morning Prayer and Sermon. 7 p.m., Evensong and Sermon. Rev. C. W. WOOD, , LL SAINTS' CHURCH, L PRESTON. X. Sum:day after Trinity. 8 a.m., Guild and G.F.S. 11 a.m., Special Service of Interces sion, 7 p.m., "The Strength of Right." Rev. B. C. A. EVA. N ORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Minister: Rev. R. W. ROCK. Sal bath Services: Morning, "Help in the Battle of Life" Evenirg, Bunyan's "Holy War" (No, ui). P RESTON PRESRYTERIAN Sunday Services: Minister: Rev. W. ARTHUR ROBERTS, Morning at 11, Evening at 7. All Welcome. Seats Free. SHORNBURY PRESBYTERIAN 1 CHURCH, Rossmoyne Street. Sunday Services: 11 a.m. (Communion Service), Rev. G. M. CONNOR,. 7 p.m., F. L. HERIOT. Sabbath School, 3 pm. N ORTHCOTE METHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 11 a.m., Mr. C. ...
Thought It an Insult. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
Thought It an Insult, Clara: "Well, aunt, have your photo graphs come from the photographer's yet?" Miss Plain (angrily): "Yes! and they went back, too, with a note ex pressing an opinion of his impudence." "Gracious! WVhat was It?" "W\\y, on the back of every picture were these words: 'The original of this Is carefully preserved.' What business is it of his if I am a bit old?" "What do you want?" demanded Mr. Newlywed, as hbe confronted the tramp at the door of his little week-end cot tage down in the country, "Breakfast or work?" "Both,. sir," replied the tramp, "H'm!" said Mr. Newlywed, and dis appeared momentarily into the house. Presently he returned carrying a large piece of his wife's home-made bread. "Then eat that," he exclaimed savage. ly, "and you'll have both!" Every time a man enters his own home after dark his wife looks at the clock, True happiness is merely a case of not wanting the things you cannot got. When a man courts trouble it doesn't take hlis long to get her...
Northcote Park Grand Stand Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914
Northcote Park Grand Stand Carnival. The fancy dress procession will be held to-day, starting from the corner of High and Hutton streets at 2.15 sharp, Spectators along the route should wit ness a splendid display, as the towns people are responding readily to the appeal made to them, and the success of last year should be outdone. Those taking part in the procession are again reminded that the orders of the marshal (Mr. T. L, Taylor) and the sub-marshals must be obeyed; failing to do so will debar anyone from competing for the prizes. A lavish programme has been ar ranged for the park. In addition to the fancy dress football match, in which a football eight feet high-will be used, a fine programme of sports will be gone through. With the permission of the Amateur Athletic Association the amateur cham pions of Australia will give exhibitions of boxing, wrestling, ju jitsu, weight lifting, etc., which in itselfshould prove a great attraction. Fancy dancing by Miss Sturtevant's pupils...