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THE INDOMITABLE SCOT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
THE INDOMITABLE SCOT. A WoBt Country Scot, who' had en gaged In the manufacture of a cer tain description of goods then reeont ly Introduced Into that part ot the, •country, found it necessary, or con jectured it might lie profitable, to establish a permanent connoctlon with some respectable houso In London. With this design ho packed up a qimn tlty of goods, equipped himself for the journey, and departod. Upon his arrival ho made diligent Inquiry as to ' • Ihoso who wore liltoly to prove his ' best customers, and accordingly pro ceeded to call upon one of the most opulent drapers, with whom ho re solved to establish a regular corro h pond on on. When Saunders entered the shop In question he found It crowded with customers, and tho salesmen ail bustling about making sales, and displaying tlioir wares to prospective purchasers. Saunders waited what lie considered n reason able time; then in a lull of business laid down his pack, Ills bonnet, and staff upon me counter, and Inquired fo...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
PROM VARIOUS SOURCES. Ono day a very humblo and poor follow, who appeared to liavo escaped tlio vlgllanco of the prlvato polloo, managed to plaeo lilmself In the path of King Christian of Donmark. The King, as usual, full of kindness, stop ped, and said: "My good frlond, and whnt can I do for you?" "Ah, your Majesty," answered the beggar, "what I humbly aslt Is a like ness of yourself!" King Christian looked rather aston ished. "I would gladly give you ono," salil the monarch kindly, "but I do not carry any about with mo." "Excuse mo, your Majesty, but I think- if you will look In your purse you will And one." Tho originality of the idea amused old King Chrigtinn, and the man went away tho richer by a gold piece. Do right and fear no man; don't write and fear no woman.
DETECTIVE VERSUS CRIMINAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
DETECTIVE VERSUS CRIMINAL. "About tlie neatest way I was ever had," remarked a London ex-detectlve, "was in a great'Paris forgery case. In .1885. Two of my anticipated victims, a man and a woman, came to London, mil took lip their abode in a poor ■itreet oft Ilie New Cut. "Mow to watch them without suspi cion was rather a problem, for in that -.avory neighborhood detectives are not popular. At length I concluded to personate a coster, and so took up my position as a vendor of walnuts, at tile coiner of my friends' streeF. . "One day an entire stranger pulled up at my stall, and purchased some nuts, i pocketed the halt-crown he ■ "dereif, counting out into liis hand t— ■ and fourpence change. "No sooner had I finished than he ..exclaimed: 'This won't do!' And ho slammed the florin down on the stall. "It was not the one I hau given him, but for all that I was marched off by a stolid policeman for uttering false coin, in spite of my protestations. "By the time I was released my parties...
NORTHCOTE P.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
NORTHCOTE P.L.C. The usuul monthly meeting of the above was held in the Rechabite hall on Monday evening, the president (Com. 11. W. Bryan) in the chair, and a good attendance of members. Visitors were present from East Brunswick and Fairfield, also Mr. F. E. Morgan, the selected Labour candidate for Jika Jiku. Correspondence xyas received from the Labor Papers Ltd., stating that "The World," the Labour daily, would be published in November next, and asking for subscribers to same. The Tramwuy' Union wrote enclosing 20 tickets for art union ill aid of St. Kilda boating acci dent, and the same were disposed of at the meeting. ■ One nomination was received for selection to contest u ward at the forthcoming municipal elections. Reports were given by delegates of the proceedings of Rourke campaign council and J ika electorate council. Owing to not being able to secure the liecliabiie hall for fortnightly meetings, it was decided to take tne hall in Wimble street, the first meeting to be...
CITY AND COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
CITY AND COUNTRY. The country districts are sighing for rain, the lack of which presages had times to the producer in general. Last month, June, was phenomenally dry, and though July has opened with a promiso of better results as regards rainfall, up to the present, the shortage is serious. In the northern and north eastern districts April rains are looked tons indicating prosperity; June rains, as coming in time to save the crops; but there has seldom been an experience such as the present, of a practically rainless June, following on dry condi tions in April and May. A serious con dition must result in the pastoral and growing ureas, which will, in time, react on the city industries. Both Mel bourne and suburbs, however, continue to grow with wonderful rapidity, and there is no sign of slackening in any direction. The building operations aiongHigh street, Northcote, supply an example of the faith city dwellers have in the permnnunce of their surroundings and the fixity of industri...
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, 6th July, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, Gtb July, 1014. Heforo l)r. Colo. P.M., and Messrs. Dennis, Hayes, Hedmoiid, l*awrenco and Johnson, J.'sP- x Archibald MePhersoii, a young man, wiijt presented on two charges of wil ful exposure in a public 'tdaee. Tho'ovideneo of two little schoolgirls was .taken", and Plain-clothes Constable l'Vrnvluy deposed to accused's arro.st and admission of the offence, which lie (accused) ascribed to cigarette smok ing. The Hunch remanded accused fnr seven days for medical examination. Constable i\ O'Sullivan proceeded against several parents for breaches of the Vaccination Act, and fines of C2 were inflicted, the Heneh remarking that the Act contemplated that every child should be vaccinated, and if parents neglected their duty in this re spect the Statu should step ill am! have it done. Albert Daglish, for riding a motor cycle iu High street without a light, was lined 2s (id. > Thomas Slattery, driving a motor car without a rear light; admitted the offen...
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. BORROWING POWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
NORTHCOTE CITY COUNCIL. ISOIUIOWING POWERS. 1.01111 No. 1(1 (.C!)3(>0) sanctioned by tlio Governor-in-Cotincil brings the fin ancial position very nearly to the limit of borrowing power, ns shown by the following figures:— Amount of l.onns. Nos. 2 iimll! ... .£22,878 8 (i No. -1 5,'110 2 7 ,, 5 1,703 5 7 ,, (i 8,1)00 0 0 „ 7 ■l,r>!M 2 ' j £72,374 18 0 No. 10 (in progress) 9,300 0 0 Total Loans ... .C81,(>74 18 0 Maximum Borrowing rower £81,188 10 0 Loans lloated as above 81,&lt;>74 18 0 Margin
NORTHCOTE PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
NORTHCOTE PUBLIC LIBRARY. The visit pnid last week to tho Northeote. Free Library was the first riflirinl visit of the Public Library As sociation of Victoria .to.any institution outside tho Melbourne Public Library, and from it much good should result, us during the conversation between committee and visitors many new and valuable ideas were exchanged, and will, from time to time, ho given effect to. Amongst these wcro the publica tion of a library magazine or periodi cal, in which all new books would ho listed, mid recommendations as to se lection given precognition of metropoli tan libraries by Stiito Government; im proved methods of getting books to readers, etc, In the course of conversation with visitors, it was gathered that Nortli eiite f'Yoe Library, if not holding tho record, goes very close to it, us far as relates to circulation of hooks. North cote's borrowers total 1580; boohs number close upon G000, and an an nual issue of oU,()0D volumes, or over •100(1 per month. Th...
ST. GEORGE'S ROAD TRAMWAY. THE PKESTON VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
ST. GEORGE'S ROAD TRAMWAY. THE PKESTON VIEW. The Preston view of the proposed extension of tramway facilities along St. George's road was clearly put by councillors on Monday evening, on the reception of a deputation from the Northern Tramway Extension League, requesting co-operation in a deputation to the Premier. The deputation was very favorably received, and the various speakers put the case from the League's stand point. Cr. Robertson said that, in his opinion, the best route had not been chosen, as a private'road had been utilised, which might cause trouble subsequently, whereas the line might be branched at Bell street, going along a- public high way. Cr. Allcliin, in moving that*a com mittee be appointed to co-operate with the deputation, strongly favored an extension along St. George's road, and urged that as many councillors and ratepayers as possible should attend. Cr. Crispe, acting president, said that the council was practically unanimous as to the St. George's road ro...
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
NORTHCOTE THEATRE. A highly sensational detective story, "The Black Triangle," supported by j two other fine subjects, "The Colonel's Orderly" und "Beauty and the Barge," a (plaint Jacob's comedy, proved a big attraction for the first half of the week. "Seed of the Fathers," the big feature now showing is worthy of special men tion; it is undoubtedly one of the greatest dramatic film plays ever pro duced, and picture lovers should not fail to see this powerful masterpiece; it, is supported by a programme of unusual excellence, which will be presented at matinee to-day and for the last time to-night. Big attractions for next week, three stars for three nights Com mencing Monday next. A Nordi.sk pictorial triumph, "The Outcast," a two reel Edison feature, "All for His Sake" and the uuaint Keystone comedian, Ford Sterling, presents "Love and Vengeance," described as 2,001) feet of continuous mirth and merriment. This is the first production by the Ford Ster ling company and is said to ...
MORTGAGEE'S RIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
MORTGAGEE'S RIGHTS An interesting point as to a mort gagee's rights under a bill of sale was raised at the Preston court on Tuesday, before Dr. Cole, P.M., Harrow, and Ellison, J's.P. II. C. Liebmunn, of Collins street, Melbourne, the holder of a bill of sale on certain goods on Ben nett and Tyner's premises, claimed a dogcart that the latter firm had pur chased on time-payment conditions from Edward Feliowes, coaehbuilder, Northcote. Mr. L. S. Lazarus, who appeared for Fellowes, contended that, until tlie full amount of the purchase I money had been paid, the cart under n^j'eement remained the property of his 'client. There was a.balance owing at the time of the seizure, which had sub sequently been paid by Liebmann, but Mr. Lazarus claimed thut the court could only consider the position before the seizure, and not after. Dr. Cole, P.M., said the Bench regarded Bennett and Tyner as only hirers of the dogcart until the full amount had been paid, und disallowed the claim, with 21s co...
Northcote Branch A W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
Northcote Branch A W.A. The meeting of the above was held in the small town hall on Monday, June 29th, presided over by Miss Sullivan. Two new members were elected and one proposed. The half-yearly balance sheet was read and adopted. After the business an evening was given by Miss Sullivan, the prize being won bv»Miss It. Merriman. Next meeting, July lUth, evening by Miss Pearl Sullivan.
BIRMINGHAM. May 24th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
BIRMINGHAM. May iHtli, 1SJM. I § think I finished up last letto§ by tolling you wo were going up t&lt;» Uir mingham to moot Will Hock, Wo trav elled, by his advice, on one of the fly ing expresses. The distance is H;8 iniles, and tho journey just occupied two hours precisely. He ni(;t us at the station, and took us to tho hotel where ho usually puts ins guests up, but this was full, as also was another wo wont to, though wo were successful at a third. The crush was owing to tho Jlirrningharn musical festival being on. After, refreshments wo bad an interest ing chat till nearly midnight. Next morning ho mot us and con ducted us out to Uomncvillo, tho homo of the great Cadbury works. A special lady guido wns waiting to tako us over tlio works, and you mny jitdgo of their extent when we tell you it took us nonrly tlirco hours to go through tliein. It wns nil very, very interesting. Tlioro nro 7000 employees, and lovely parks, recreation grounds, gymnasia and swimming bntlis nre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
MR. 'ft MRS. CLEVELAND Professors and Touchers of Refined Ballroom Dancing, Rive Strictly Private Lessons, any hour, daily, evenings, and hold SlirEuiou Adult Beginners' Ci.asses on Monday Even ings, 8 to 11. And on Tuesday Eveningsl Wednesday ,, Instruction, 7.30 to Thursday ,, 8.U0 Friday ,, Practice from 8.30 Snturday ,, A id on Saturday Afternoons, 3 to 5.30. At their Academy. No. 264 Drum mono St.,'Carlton. Call, Write, or Phone 5008. Prospectus Post Free. Announcements. "Under Entirely New Management The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, COLL IjN GJW;0 0 D. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladles' Afternoon Tea a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. .Only the Best Confectionery" kept Jin stock. . • ~ Sl'EKO & VLASOPULOS (late of Vienna Cafe), Proprietors. E. M. KELSO Wishes to intimate to the Public of Preston and district that he has pur chased the old-established SADDLERY BUSINESS, and has removed to 131 PLENTY ROAD, PRESTON, and has equipped it with an entirely New Stock, comprising ni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
jffoui&i $Uud> Indigestion, Biliousness. AND ACIDITY. Keep the Rain Off! HAVE your Umbrella Re-Covered and iMndo to Look Like NEW tit Mrs. PALMER'S, 207 Ilifih Street, North cot c, New Stock of Fancy Goods, Stationery, Post Curds nnd School Requisites. I ORDER YOUR . Printing and Stationery | nt "Tun Leadeu" Office, Nortiicote. Every description of work executed. Phone, Norlhcote 46. "Tamt^rand1' Eucalyptus Oil. W.D^TfveWYWHtM.
The Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, JULY 11. MARBLES AND SKIPPING-ROPES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Mcrninp. SATURDAY, JULY 11. MARBLES AND SKIPPING-ROPES. Messrs Cook and Fisher, the lenders of Government nntl Opposition respec tively, have spoken, nnd the smaller fry will now tnkc up their election choruses on public platforms. Electors may, therefore, surfeit themselves during the forthcoming works with the jargon that passes for politics. Good old "tariff reform" willdoduty on many platforms, again affording an asylum of refuge for windy orators who wish to say nothing vory impressively. Then, specially dressed for this occasion, there are sev eral comparatively modern phrases, such as "clcctive ministries/' "initia tive referendum," "preference to unionist^," 'Vqual opportunities to all," "the Aok is for it," 4 4the Age is against it," and many other symbols of sound and fury—signifying nothing. These simply be sticks and straws thrust into electors* hands by dextrous politicians. By the aid of such phrases "politics" is made.possible ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 11 July 1914
Church NotlcM. SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTIICOTE. Sunday Services: 1! a.m., Rev. A. C. Kei.^away, M.A. 7 p.m., Mr. Broome Smith, F.R.G.S. OLY TRINITY, TIIORNBURY (Railway 1'nrnde). Sunday Services: 11 a.m., Holy Communion and Sermon 7 p.m., Evensonc nnd Sermon. Hev. W. E. Kaneen. A1 H A LL SAINTS' CHURCH, PRESTON. Fifth'Sunday nfter Trinity. S ii.tn:, Holy Communion. 11 a.m.. Matins nnd Address. 7 p.m., subject, "A Moral Difficulty." Rev. B. C. A. Eva. VOJITHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN :> CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabbath Services: Uev. R. W. Rock, morning nnd evening. Evening, Bunyan's Book, "The Holy War,"No. 1, "TheTemper, Times, and Triumph of a Travelling Tinker." IJRESTON PRESBYTERIAN 1 ^ CHURCH. Sunday Services: •W licv. \V A.1T#iir EOBBUTS. • 'l-rvice.": ■' rMori^^'ul 11. Evening at 7. F. L. Heriot. ORTHCOTE METHODI ST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 11 a.m., Rev. John Adams, subject, "The Art of Praise." 7 p.m., Mr. F. Boundy. PRINCE OF WALES' PARK. 11 a.m., Mr. J. Purvis. ' 7 p.m., Mr....