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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
LA T '8 - For the famous AUGUST FOSTER PIANOS. Or46 YwRS C 84. BEATTIE and CO. ESTABLISHED 1885. Terms Arranged ?, I Brunswick's m and wrpica'an Organs, Violins, and other M~usical Instruments, Phonographs, Records, Music, Etc. Etc. AWAY FREE Jewelery, Watches, cloc h , irrors, Hand Bags, Etc., Etc., to The Leading Tailors. SUEvery Cash Customer. d your o Free Gift, as any article will beiat d s 0-4 OOSyd e R oa d, BRUN SW ICK. gife aid out any fuss. We also do. Cash or Teras if it will Suit >r tat CaliethmaTalfrStso desCstesOrMto,"CVLY" A BOON IN PIANOS. ORGANS. Phonographs. Music. MARKS BO, 334-336 SYDNEY ROAD. (Near Methodist Church) And at 870 Sydney Road. Agent for Suttons. ELLIS H©@ , MPANTLE E AKERS. Factory behind Shop. Mantles, 'riles, Grates. ANYTHING IN WOODWORK `IADE TO ORDER. Houses Repaired. (Opposite Lyric 202 SYDNEY Theatre. TobacconisLs and Hairdressers. Tobacco.. Ems all Merciiant, &e. 320, 322, 330, 332 SYDNEY ROAD, BRUNSWICK. SHors, HOTELs, AND , I\wiE...
A Happy Function. PRESENTATION TO THE MAYOR (CR. J. MILLWARD). [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
A Happy Function. PRESENTATION TO THE MIAYOR (CR. J. 31ILLWARD). A happy congenial representative gatherinrg :et. at the Mlayor's room on I'ueosday evenling,. to finalIy. close the accounilts in connection withli th lRe raurn liil. Cr. J3ewell, M.L.A., ocu lied the chair. In a pleasant friendly way Cr ,Jwell prsoe?nt d the Ma or with a handsomi e diamond ring to com t'tmemor? t the rvaluable services render ed by Cr Milward as ia or during the las t wlve months. Cr Jewell al luied to the viuerous activity display ed by Cr. \lliwlard and Mrs. Millward :.t al limlac. and there wa, no doubt that !th if th, im had made them e'ves ,xlremely popular by the over kindly thougitfulztess. 'lhe h ayor. iiho was quil-te tlected said that this was the h.-ppicst d;ay of his life. He alro!-eciated being so aicm aduc Lmircl by the citizens ,of his nat ie city. TIhe day ws a-lso his hirthda. This annoulnce enlt icaused a unitversal shout at • many happy returns of the day." Cr. Ilickford then presen...
The Housing Problem [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
The Housing Problem The above subject has been much discussed locally from time to time, and the secretary of the Public Works department has written a letter in re ply to an application made by the the Preston council for a minimum allot nient clause to be inserted in the Local Government Act. He said the Minis ter directed him to say that it was pro posed to make provision in the amend ini bill empowering municipalities to make by-laws in respect to the follow ing: (a) Prescribing the minimum area of land upon which any dwelling house may thereafter be erected: (b) provid in"g tnat any dwelling house thereafter erected shall have a prescribed area of open land for the exclusive use of the occupiers. Brunswick. Hawthorn, Rich mond. St. Kilda. Footscray. Malvern, Port Melbourne and W illiamstown conlicils have written to Preston signi !fing approval of the proposal.
THE LATEST WINDSOR MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
THE LA'TEST WINDSOR MAGA ZINE. The interest of the neiv features introduced in the previous issue is more than maintained in the August Magazine. The second complete story in Justus Miles Forman's new series of romance from diplomatic life is en titled The Duel by the Bosphorous, and is one of the most dramatic and impressive things that this master of the art of the short story has yet done. It is admirably illustrated by G. C. Wilmshurst. Sir H. Rider -laggard's absorbing romance from the career of Allan Quartermain, The Holy Flower, reaches a stage from which every read. er must eagerly pursue the remainder of that stirring narrative. Dornford Sates contributes another delightful little comedy, Edgar Wallace tells a further ingenious story from the ex periences of the irrepressible Carfew, and the historical romance of The White Horses is carried onward by Halliwell Sutcliffe in his most charm ing manner. Katharine Tynan, Al bert Kinross, R. S. Warren Bell, and other authors of v...
West Coburg Water Supply. STAND PIPE DECIDED ON. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
West Coburg Water Supply. STAND PIPE DECIDED ON. Cr McAlpine at the last meeting of the. Coburg Council moved that a standpipo be pul in West. Coburg con sequent upon a request having been made to him by a number of residents about the corner of Cumberland road and Bell street. Mr Firth had start ed to build but found there was no water supply. This was necessary and then set lement would follow rapidly and it would be of great use later on. The place was a. quagmire in wet wea ther and some metal should be put down. Cr Keano seconded the motion, and said he knew the locality-; it was a veritable quagmire in winter. The matter will be attended to.
IN OTHER LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
IN OTHER LANDS. ----+- -- A German natural history authority calls attention to an interesting change in the habits of German wild rabbits. The animals are giving up their ancient habit of burrowing, and have commenced to imitate the hares, which nest only above ground." The German bares themselves were. once burrowers, and gradually went through the same change in habits in this particular that appears to characterise the rabbits at the pre sent day. In woods where the under growth is thick, the rabbits finding hiding places in plenty for their nests; and even in open country, unwooded-and they seem to be tak ing more and more to the open. The female makes little fortresses for her young, to protect them from the can, nibalistic propensities of the male, she lines the nest warmly with fur from her own breast, visits them se cretly at night, and perhaps suckles them once more during the 24 hours; but each time that she leaves she carefully piles rubbish before the opening. Commentin...
REFERENCES AT THE COBURG COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
IREFERL.ENCES AT TIlE COBIURG COUNCIL 'MEETING. The Mayor or Coburg l Cr. II. J. Richards) at the last council meeting said they all learned with the depest regret of the death of one of thlhir L'arliamentary representatives in Mr Svans, M1.L.C. He was a man every body with whom he had comer in con tact, irrespective of party, had learned greatlc y to esteem. All the councillors supported the remarks, and it was de cided to send a letter of sympathy and condolence to the relatives of deceased. i-he also referred to the death of Mrs Cherry., the wife of ex-Cr. Cherry. They were deeply pained by the deaths.
NEW DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
NEW DISCOVERY. A discovery has been made by Dr Gwathmay, of New York, which should be of immeasurable value to surgeons. It is a new method of administering chloroform and ether, reducing the risk of death to ni!,, and eliminating the after nausea in 90 per cent. of the cases. The method, which has recently been used in 6,000 cases, consists in passing the anaesthetic (chloroform and ether) through water warmed slightly over blood heat before administering it to the patient. This is accomplish ed by a simple apparatus operated by a foot pump. The water removes certain impurities, mainly aldehyde, which tend to cause nausea. whilst the anaesthetic, being of the tem icrature of the body when inhaled, does not cause any shock to the sys tem as produced by the old method of breathing cold ether and chloro form. Dr. Gwathmay claims that an infant of three days old can be made completely unconscious in five minutes without seriously affecting the kidneys, heart, or lungs. "Wind," wrote a ...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS I 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 Town Hall, went to the bottom. The repoitconcluded 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 fact." 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.
WARM WORK. THE BODY-SNATCHERS AND THE DOCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
WARM WORK. THE BODY-SNATCHERS AND THE DOCTOR. An amusing story is told by an Indian Medical Service man, who, writing to the " British Medical Journal," states that the story was current in his student days. A country doctor, returning from a visit in the small hours of the morn ing, in the time of the " body snatchers," had to pass a secluded burial ground in which a deceased patient had been interred the day be fore. When he reached the wall he saw a horse and trap standing un attended on the road outside. Look ing cautiously over the wall he saw that two men had just disinterred the corpse. Standing in the shadow of the wall he saw them bring out the body and place at in a sitting position on the seat of the trap, so that? when they drove away the body, which they had wrapped in a dark cloak, would in the dim light look like a third man sitting between the other two. They then got over the wall again to fill in the grave. The docror lifted the body down from the trap, laid it und...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
General News. Cr. F. T. Hickford. of Brunswick, is a candidate for the province of Mel bourne -forth in the Legislative Coun cil. A pleasant function took place on Tuesday, when a large number of the J cwisln commnunit met at the London house Cate to do honor to Cr Joseph si axmnan, J.Y., ex-mavor of Bruns ,nick. M3r J. Sternberg. M.L.C., in maaillg a presentauon or a solid silver .atuver and an illuminated address to that ge.ntlenan, referred to his estim able quaiities as a Jew and as a citizen, and also to his valuable work for many years in commnercialn and charitable nmovements. The toast of Our Guest was proposed by Rabbi Dr. Abrahlams, 31.A., supportedi by Rev. J. Lenzer and Mr J. IFredmnan, and received most enthusiastically by those present. On Tuesday the Lord Mayor (Cr. D. V. Hennessv) accompanied Colonel Wallace on a visit of' inspection to 'Broadmeadows camp. The Lord May or was much inipressed with all he saw, and expressed his opinion that the camp occupied an ideal s...
MACKEREL IN HEAPS. "NOT AT A GIFT." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
MACKEREL IN HEAPS. " NOT AT A GIFT." Seen from a boat, looking down into the water, the mackerel were like a dark green river flowing along side in the flood-tide-a river within a river : and across the beach, in the glow of sunset, the hopping brit that had been chased out of the water were like an endless band of gems. Under the splash of an oar the mack erel scattered for a moment, but the smoother motion of the boat they took no notice of. Some had small fish in their mouths. Others worried the bait like a pack of dogs, snapping at it, shaking it. and being hustled out of the way by their fel lows. It was easy that evening to verify what we had long suspected namely, that mackerel take brit or bait not by the tail but by the head. Swiftest of fish, they swim up to and even past their prey, turn partly round, seize it from the side, and swallow it head-first. But there was small sport in catching fish that would not keep off the hook ;. no satisfaction in kill ing what would not ...
The Call of Empire [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
8~runewvich an8 Coburg " eaber. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1914 The Call of Empire The responses to the Patriotic Fund in Brunswick has been excellent. 'Ihe meeting held lash week was most en tnuslasulc, and the speecues pitched on a lugn level in keeping wall tle seriousness of the occasion. 'lItese are tile most solemnl Illmoellts in thie Ills tory or the british EImpire. 1 aced wltu tne stronges nuIII1ary orgamlsatlon equipped clit all that 11ne u(t-vlllsl inl kenluiLv or Imanllcnl can supply, tue .lIISl1 people are conident on the nual result. blut the seriousness or tne crisis produceu one unllverslat-.uusii. across tee tar irueasuows atir the pleas. ant country-side of much scarrea bel galum, InullVtlUllnals appealr ucre molte ules; mass coLullts Ior all; indivYlrtal y is COLteillpituOUS. A'rts, literatur'e, courILesy, c1vulnanzIon, KlI110ly reeiiug. tliltl o)cllelelce are tulligs valueies-s tilll to Dte spurned. To trunk or our 1015 lJil ('IVIlsiLIOU With...
'A LADY AND A MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
'A LADY AND A MAN. A story, typical of those people who always know about yourself, is told by the great '"coster-artist," Mr. Albert Chevalier. At a friend's house he took a lady, a stranger, down to dinner. Their introduction had been very hurried, and she evidently had not caught Mr Chevalier's name. During dinner she began to talk about "'Chevalier," and for the fun of the thing the actor scouted any idea of his talent as a performer. Much to his amusement, the lady resented 'his "criticism." He was on the point of making his iden tity known, when, turning round suddenly after saying something es pecially complimentary about his work, she exclaimed, "'Ah I but he's a bad man-a really bad man. I know for a fact that some years ago he deserted his wife and three children-left them to starve 4" Then Chevalier gently explained to her that he was not, and never had been marr. .
Death of Hon. W. L. Evans, M.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Death of Hon. W. L. Evans, "M.L.C. We regret very lnuch to record tihe death of the .lon. WV. J. \Evans, M.L.C., the miember for Brunswick and Coburg as part oi the lMelbourne North Province in the Legislative ('oilnn1 . lr Evians -wais elected on tie death of Mr I."rank Stuart, and was r,-elected in Jiune of list year for a period of six years. Mr Evans- cauglht ; severe cx;ld which ileveloped into pieumioniiiia and finlly lst tiaturdiay evening i he suiiibed nl his home im Ringwood. The deceast.d geintleian lwas tlconneIteid with the l ilvay T Di,' par[ niini: t for nim-la y i ears, anltx was iltd in high esteem l)y the oivhers of thlie Department. Beiingi of a geial happy dispo.itit'ti inlt ilt\,ys kindly iip),-,.'d to ti h i e in ulinforlixinate cir enulistamxes, hlie was held in atlettionate regard by everyone with whm lihe came into cont.aci. Feeling rleference was nmade in both Hlouses of Parlia menxt to his death, and his funeral at the Box Hill C('emetery on Tuesday last wa...
Bowls. MORELAND CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Bowls. MORELAND CLUB.. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the Moreland Club was held in the pavilion last Sa turday evening. The annual report and balance sheet showed that the season had been started with a credit balance of £17 is td, and had closed with £27 18s 10d to the good. The pre sentation of trophies was made as fol ow : Club championship, Mr G. Hardy; president's prize, Mr C. F. Pyman; vice-president's trophy, Mr G. Hardy. The election of office-bearers resulted as follows: Patron, Mr Montague Dare; president, Mr Valentine Brew; vice-presidents, Messrs. amirt, W. S. Hardy Ashton, and Bridgland; secre tary, Ir J. R. McAdam; treasurer, Mr George Wright, sen.; delegates to V.B.A., Messrs Hartley and McAdam; committee, Messrs. E. Tootell, C. F. Pyman, D. Ross, A. Hardham, J. A. Springhall, J. Roberts, W. Fowler, C. E. House, and A. Hardy. It was decided to enter pennant teams for the B and C competitions. A hearty vote of thanks to the re tiring president (Mr E. Tootell) a...
Maribyrnong Election. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Maribyrnong Election. -o Mr. E. Reynolds' committees have had a very succesful canvass, and are now making arrangements to convey the elec tors to the poil on the 5th September. Any supporters of Liberalism who are willing to assist by using their motor cars on that day, should kindly communicate with either of the hon secretaries: Mr. C. Homewood,"Bendlemeer," Bell Street Cob urg, or Mr. R. Wright, Walshe Street Coburg. or the Young Liberals Club.
The War of 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
The War of 1870. (BY F. T. H1CKFORD.) The little village of Sadowa in ~Jo hernia became famous in 1866 by the decisive battle fought there on July 3rd between the Prussians and the Austrians. The Austrians were over wlemingly defeated and the result jus tified General Von Moltke's remark to the King of Prussia: 'Your Majesty has won not only the battle but the campaign.' On the 22nd July of 1866 n'eac w;- concluded between.. the. con-. tending notions. The battletof Sadova destroyed the power- of Austria in Ger many, and Prussia became at once a dominant power. The fate of a nation is sometimes decided by a. single bat tie. From the time of Sadown may be traced the unification of Germany, arid when in 1887 Bismarck organised the North German confederation the world at once felt the rise of a strong military power, which would compete o ith France for superiority. Prior to 1866 no foreign policy was possible o ithout, consideration for France at every turn. British statesmen had ac c...
Divorce Proceedings. McINTOSH V. McINTOSH. REMARKABLE ALLEGATIONS DECREE NISI GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
Divorce Proceedings. -------4 ----. McL\TOSH V. MclINTOSH. R.EMARKA.BLE ALLEGATIONS DECREE NISI GRANTED. 'This is certainly a remzaikable case,' said Mr Justice a'Beckett. as Mr L. S. Woolf (instructed by _Mr W. J. W. Strong) outlined the grounds of a pa tition for divorce on Tuesday. A de cree nisi was granted. The petition was made at the in stance of Arthur Harold 3lcIntosh. 25, of McKenzie street, Brunswick, who asked for dissolution of his marriage with Alice Elizabeth McIntosh, 22, on the ground of misconduct. It was stated in evidence by ile po titioner that he was married to his cousin at Mansfield on August, 19, 1905. lit was then 19 years of :age, and was employed in driving a grocer's cart. For eight weeks previously he had oc casionally stayed at his uncle's house. One day his uncle told him that he was responsible for his daughter's condi tion, and would have to marry her. lie denied responsibility. and said he would not marry his cousin. Witness's father was then worki...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 28 August 1914
-Professional Column. MISS M. S. PARKHURST, D.M.S.V. A.LC.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examinations. Visits Marks Bros. Moreland School of Music, also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PARKVILLE. Terms Moderate. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VOLCE G~LTURE, AND Miss V~eaa Wir, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE, Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. SINGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man by Systeml, Theory, Circulars, Tes timonials, par culars at address from Mr. Laught. DESIGNED & DRAWN for £1 1. ---- SO-- SPECIFICATIONS and QUANTITIES ARTHUR BRENTNALL, 383 Barkly St., E. Brunswick. AND SYDNEY ROAD TRAM TER[sINUS. BRUNSWICK COLLEGE SYDNEY ROAD. Principal: ROBERT McKAY, M.A. School of History and Political Economy, Melb. University. Mathematical Master: J. J. DOHERTY Secondary Teacher, Melb. Univ. Junior Teacher: W. E. B...