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CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

CHURCH NEWS, The Rev. T. S. B. Woodfull, confer ence evangelist, will preach at the South Preston Methodist Church on Sunday morning, and the Rev. E. O. Knee will conduct the evening service at 7 o'clock. The Rev. E. 0. O. Knee's subject on Sunday next at the Preston Methodist Church in the morning will be "The Battle Song of the Reformation." The evening service will be conducted by the Rev. T. S. B. Woodfull. The sixth of the series of "Holy War" lectures, by the Rev. R. W. Rock, will be given in the James street Presbyterian church on Sunday evening. The series will close on the following Sunday. Anmnversary services in connection with the Croxton Methodist Church will be held to-morrow, the preachers being -11 a.m., Rev. F. J. Jennings; 3 p.m., Rev. R. Kelly; 7 p. m., Rev, T. Adamson. To-morrow evening Dr. C. H. Kella way, of Trinity College, Melbourne, will preach at All Saints' Church, Northcote. A special communion ser vice will afterwards be held when those recently confirme...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

LOCALISMS Pender's Grove Association will hold their fortnightly social at the Pender's hall to-night. An illustrated lecture on the French Revolution will be delivered in James street Presbyterian school hall on Wed nesday, September 2, by Dr. W. Rock, Northcote I.O.R. Glee Party meet for practice in the Methodist school hall on Monday evening. The Jika Motor Club hold a cinderella on Tuesday evening next in the Thorn bury theatre. The Preston P.L.C social and dance will take place in the Bradford hall on Tuesday evening next. Bowlers! Remember the date, Tues day, August2:, Thornbury Bowling Club "At Home" at Northcote town hall. An opportunity will be given North cote citizens of seeing1 Mr. Liberty, the "Herald" Man of Mystery, who is to act as judge of the tableaux, etc., in the fancy dress procession to-day. Miss Alice Showers, who during the past three years has been attached to the staff of the Preston State school, was, on the occasion of her transfer to S. Preston, presente...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE GERMAN ATTACK. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

THE GERMAN ATTACK. A BATTLE in which nearly two and a half millions of combatants are en gaged, extending over. a front of over 200 miles in length,t is now in progress on the bouldary-lines between France and Germany, and represents the most gigantic forces the world has ever seen engaged. From Belgium to Switzer land, along the whole line, German legions are being hurled on the border defences in a desperate endeavor to penetrate French territory and capture Paris before the Russian masses on the east can be properly mobilised. Ger many's plan of operations manifestly demands the quick "crumpling-up" of France, in order that the armies en gaged on that work may thereafter at once be transported to meet the Russian onset. This plan supplies a reason for the sudden declaration of war by Ger many, but the gallant stand made by the Belgian soldiers at Leige, whereby the surprise onrush of the invaders was checked, must have upset all calcula tions, for instehd of a large force of Germ...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LIFE IN PARTS OF MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

LIFE IN PARTS OF MELBOURNE -4---e The large majority of our suburban dwellers know very little of the con ditions existing in their own beautiful City of Melbourne. T'o learn more about the different classes of its inhabitants and the vari ous conditions under which they live, coue woull (io well to accompany a rent collector, as the writer reeontly did. Our friend commenced his morning's collecting at an unattractive, lil lighted shop in Little Bourke street. Several things become apparent to him-firstly, the loand clanging of the bell he has operated by opening the door, which makes several Chineso look lazily at him from various posi tions on bench and stool. His sense of smell also tells him that the sooner lhe can move out of this atmosphere the behotter he will feel, for these Chinese have an atmosphere of their own. 'l'hey say "there's something in the seaside air," but I am of the opin ion that there's a great deal more in the air one has to breathe in these Chinese dwelling...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
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SCIENTIFIC AND USEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

SCIENTIFIC AND USEFUL, To ascertain if a soil contains lime, drp soil in an oven, place it in a tum bler, and pour some dilute hydrol hy drochlorio acid over it. If lime be present the acid will cause efferves cence to take place. Scientists ptate that artificial eyes originated in Egypt; they were made of gold and silver, then of copper, and later of Ivory. In the sixteenth cen tury porcelain was the substance used, but this was eventually superseded by glass, which again gave place to ena mel. Steel has entered a new field as an effective material lor power belts in mills, factories, and other places, Its advantages lie in the reduction of width both of belts and of pulleys, the consequent reduction of weight and expense, and a reduction in the dis tance between axles necessitated here. tofore to secure proper tension of leather belts. It is interesting to note how the in troduction and development of new u'ses for certain comparatively scarce materials rapidly depletes the avail ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

MARRIED WOMAN'S AGONISING PILES. A MOTHER PRAISES ZAM-BUK. Mrs. Evelyn Jarratt, of 47 Waterloo street, Surry Hills, Sydney, says: "About two and a half years ago 1 was afflicted with that terrible complaint, piles. The irritation was awful, and the agonising pain greatly increased my suffering, 1 applied an ointment, but this set up such violent irritation that by its use I was nearly driven out of my mind, "I then tried many other remedies but was unable to obtain any relief from my affliction. As a last resort I decided to try Zam-Buk, as I had read what a splendid balm it was for piles. I procured a supply, and before I had fimnished the pot I was freed from all irritation, and the pains were gradually ceasing, After continuing with Zam Buk, all traces of my complaint were removed, "Some time afterwards I was con fined and a result of childbirth was an attack of piles, However, a few appli cations of Zam- uk drove away my trouble. I was delighted with the mild and soothing action...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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FAMOUS WAR CORRESPONDENT. EXPERIENCES OF BENNETT BURLEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

FAMOUS WAR CORRESPONDENT. EXPERIENCES OF BENNETT BURLEIGH. One notable absentee from the ranks of the newspaper correspondents in the present war will be Mr. Bennett Burleigh, who died recently at Bexhill. He was born in Scotland, but went early in life to America. In 1862 he was engaged on the "New York Sun" and afterwards on the "Rich= mond Examiner and Enquirer." In crossing the lines South during the civil war he was arrested by the Con tederatos and lodged in Richmond Gaol, but was, released on giving satis factory explanations. He then joined the Confederate' service, and was en gaged in several daring enterprises for which he was afterwards voted by the Southern Congress a large sum of money. In April, 1804, he was r- pointed to command a secret service expedition, which stole through the enemy's lines, marching by night and hiding by day. The Federals, how ever, tracked and surrounded them, the fight taking place in some woody marshland. The Confederates, sur rounded on all ...

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THE WONDERS OF OIL. Some Remarkable Facts about Petroleum. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

THE WONDERS OF OIL, Some Remarkable Facts about Petroleum. Mr. Winston Churchill has predicted that before very long coal as fuel for John Bull's naval vessels. will be en. tirely abolished and oil will be used in its place, He predicted, too, the day when Britain would own and pro. duce her own supply of oil fuel, there being oil-beds in Lincolnshire, Dorset, and Scotland alone capable of yielding no less than four or.five thousand tons a year. It is interesting to note that at the present time Britain's Navy possesses one hundred and fifty vessels built and building which will use only oil. The greater part of the oil now con. sumed by the Navy.comes from Rou mania and the United States, and the Admiralty have a small fleet of tank steamers engaged in bringing it to England. There is no doubt that in a few years oil fuel will perform at least half of the work now done by coal, and, fol. lowing the example of America, Brit. ish railways will adopt the oil-driven locomotive, The sup...

Publication Title: Preston Leader
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Sweethearts Please Note. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

Sweethearts Please Note, She: "How do you make love?" He: "lirst you place your arm around her waist, then gaze into the depths of her deep blue eyes- " She: "Oh, but suppose her eyes are black?" He: "Then you wait until they got well." "By the way, Mrs. Poplkins," remark. ed the vicar, after the service, "I was extremely sorry to see your husband leave the church in the middle of my sermon, I trust nothing was serious ly the matter with him?" "Oh, no, sir," replied Mrs. Popkins. "It was nothin' very serious; but you see, sir, the poor man do have a ter rible 'ablt of walkin' In his sleep." A diet of wild oats is apt to pro. duce,black sheep. The turning point with a lot of men is when a pretty girl passes, We have often wondered who fur. nlshed the tools for some of the self. made men. After a time a man gives up trying to fight old ago. But a woman con tinues to battle against it as long as she lives.

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Marriage in "Death House." SHORTLY BEFORE EXECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

Marriage, in "Death House." SHORTLY BEFORE EXECUTION. Only a few hours before meeting his death in the electric chair, Ra. fael Longo, an Italian, was married in the "death house" at the penitenti ary at Trenton, New Jersey. He had lived with his bride for some years, and both had always believed them. selves to. be married; but it was dis covered at the last moment by the priest who attended the condemned man that their union was not legal according to the laws of the State of Now Jersey, In order that his wife might inherit such propertyS as Longo left, the marriage ceremony was de cided upon, and the couple, with the bars between them, joined hands while the priest read the marriage service over them, and pronounced them man and 'vife. The "death house" is the chamber upon which the cohdemned cells open, and which leads immedia ately to the room containing the elec iric chair. Here the couple plighted their vows in the presence of their three children and of the chief warder antd...

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Real Bearded Woman. STRANGE CASE PUZZLES DOCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

Real Bearded Woman. STRANGE CASE PUZZLES DOCTORS. Just before the portents of war be came so ominous learned professors and surgeons of the French Academy of Science were confronted with a most remarkable case of what is known as "virilism." Professor Tuffler, an eminent Paris lan surgeon, presented a woman of 62 years whose face and hands have become those of a man. She is some thing more than the bearded woman of the old circus days. When she was 40 years old she was attacked with an extraordinary hyper trophy of certain glands, and since then her whole being has changed. Her biceps have attained the strength of a healthy nlan's biceps, her shoul ders have broadened, and she has be. come peculiarly muscular. Most extraordinary of all, she has grown bald, and at the same time has developed a long black beard, which reaches to her waist. When she first went to the profes. sor's clinic she shaved her beard out of modesty, but in the interests of science she was persuaded to let it gr...

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MOTORS IN THE WAR. THEIR VALUE AS TRANSPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

MOTORS IN THE WAR. THEIR VALUE AS TRANSPORTS. The value of motor transportation will be tested to the utmost during the present European struggle, Motor cars, commercial and passenger, will be taken over in hundreds of thous ands by the military authorities throughout England, France, Germany, Russia and the various countries em broiled in the present trouble. In Germany the military authorities have 120 automobile road-trains, which will be of immense value for transport pur poses, as they can each carry about 160 tons of merchandise, and aver age from six to ten miles an hour. In addition to that she has the call on some 850 subsidised motor lorries. In England and France the same provi sion has been made, thousands of com mercial vehicles being subsidised by the respective governments for use in .time of war. Needless to say, they will all now be requisitionised in ad dition to hundreds of thousands of privately-owned passenger vehicles. It is interesting to note that England has...

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NAVAL TACTICS. THE SUBMARINE FACTOR. REVOLUTIONARY THEORIES. AUSTRALIA AND MARAUDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

NAVAL TACTICS. THE SUBMARINE FACTOR. REVOLUTIONARY THEORIES. AUSTRALIA AND MARAUDERS. Sudden battle between the great navies of Europe ac cQntuates again the doubt concerning the utility of the new scientific naval weapons, particularly that of the sub. marine. Several of the leaders of the. scientific school of naval warfare are confident that the submarines will sweep the seas, and their revolution. ary theories may be proved within the next few days. A typical pro-submarine forecast is that of Mr. Arnold White. "In advo ca'ing the building of aircraft and sub marines," he said in the recent "Times" controversy, "Sir Percy Scott reasons that the battleship can no long er perform the. function for which she is built, because she can be destroyed in harbor, and cannot leave harbor for fear of destruction by submarines. If we were at war to-morrow with a Power that (1) is in striking distance of submarines, and (2) has sub marines, naval experts must tell us whether our battleships w...

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Safety in a Submarine. CANADIAN'S INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

Safety in a Submarine. CANADIAN'S INVENTION.' Lieutenant G. C. Gordon, RN., has completed a model submarine and sent it to the British Admiralty for trial. The invention consists in a conning tower, which can be detached from the craft in case of disability while under water, allowing thle on tire crew to ascend to the surface in safety, At a recent trial at a depth of 250 ft. the model is stated to have worked perfectly. Yesterday Is yours no longer, to-mor. row may never be yours; but to.day is yours, the livilig present is yours, and in the living present you may stretch forward to the things that are before. In Old Calabar there is a saying which applies to all climes and people -"The rat enters the trap and the trap catches him, But if he did not go into the trap the trap could not do so," There is the whole philosophy of, temptation in this simple proverb, It seems a small thing to lose one's temper; but really it means losing one's hold over the brute part of one's natpro. Ir...

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STRENGTH of the NATIONS GREATEST ARMIES IN ALL HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

STRENGTH of the NATIONS GREATEST ARMIES IN ALL HISTORY. For many reasons there can be no definite statement as to the number of troops likely to be engaged in the present tremendous Europeani war, but recent statistics show that Servia can place about 200,000 soldiers In the field. The Austrian Army has a peace strength of 431,000, and a war strength of 3,710,000. Russia has in Europe a peace strength of nearly 950,000, while the war strength of the Em. pire's troops exceeds 5,000,000, with reserves totalling 3,000,000. Ger many's war strength is estimated at about 4,350,000. France's first line ef fective army is put down at 2,500,000, but she can provide 2,000,000 more if necessary. Italy's war strength is given as 3,380,000 (including 2,275,000 reserves). The number of troops that Great Britain will put into the field will, of course, depend entirely on the enemies' campaign and cannot be stat ed. The naval strength of the Triple Alliance is infinitely less than that of the Tripl...

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CRICKET CLUB CONCERT AT PRESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 15 August 1914

CRICKET CLUB CONCERT AT PRESTON. The war, which is casting its blight over civilisation, is begining to sensibly affect far-away Australia. That sensi tive thermometer of social conditions, the amusements of the people, is giving evidence everywhere of the tightness of money, by diminishing attendances at theatres, concert-halls, etc. Even that most popular of all loose-money traps, the picture-show, has to face quiet times at the present moment, so that it it no matter for surprise that the grand con- cert held under the auspices of the Pres-   ton and Thornbury Presbyterian Cricket Club, in the Preston shire hall on Tues day evening, was only moderately at tended. The committee had taken pains to provide a high-class programme, every portion of Which was greatly ap preciated. There was not a weak item on the list, every number being well worthy the applause bestowed. A trio, "0, Memory, by Miss Beatrice IIig. ginson and Madame and Mr. Gregor Wood, was beautifully rend...

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Northcote and Preston Scottish Society. A SUCCESSFUL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 22 August 1914

Northoote and Preston Soot tish Soolety. A SUCCESSFUL CONCERT. On Wednesday evening last the seat ing capacity of the town hall was taxed to its utmost to accommodate patrons of the Scottish Society's popular concert. Reviewing the whole programme from the time the Society's pipers and the Collingwood Caledonian Band with a grand burst of pipes ushered in Chief Angus, to the united singing of Auld Lang Syne at the close of the entertain ment, it must be conceded that every item was a source of genuine enjoyment. The artists one and all were accorded the hearty and generous applause their tal ents merited, and every vocal item was encored and courteously responded to. Mr. Pat Coleman's fine bass voice was heard to advantage in the songs, "A Highlander's Toast," and "Highland ers," and he delighted the audience in singing as encore numbers, "The Girl fron County Clare," and "My Little Grey Home in the West." In a sweet, light soprano Miss Minnie Paton favored with "Castles in the Air"...

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BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 22 August 1914

BASEBALL. Northcote played their last match of the season last Saturday, when they were defeated by Carlton after a close game by 11 to' 8. Both teams batted strongly, neither battery being up to form. Elliot gave away too many bases by erratic pitching, and Gibaud was not up to his usual standard in the mask. Froebel, Bailey and Robinson batted best for Northcote, and in the field Brown and Billings kept up their repu tation as two of the best fielders in the grade. Northcote have done fairly well for the first season in A grade, winnng 7 matches and putting up some very close games. They putup,the highest score of the season by scoring 39 runs against ?Williamstowd, They should have no difficulty in showing an improve ment next season, as the team contains many players who are equal to any of their opponents, their only fault being want of steadiness. Perhaps the out standing feature of the season has been the brilliant catches taken by Billings in the outfield.

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£100 AS A FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 22 August 1914

, £100 AS A FOOTBALL. The following story of Mr. A, Broad. wood was told by Mr. Caton Wood. ville in his recollections. One day he and a friend were in rather rough com pany. He had treated the crowd, and when no more drinks were forthcom. ing the roughs got annoyed and pro ceeded to horseplay. Mr. Broadwood saw his hat being played football with, and Joined in the sport; but at last rescued his hat, and he and his friend got outside, when his friend remarked: "That wasn't a bad idea to Join in the game with your hat, It made 'em laugh, and gave us a chance to get away." "Well," said Mr. Broadwood, "don't you see, I had to do this to make 'em believe I didn't care a hang for my hat; but I'll show you why I wanted them to think it of no value." With that he pulled down the lin. ing, and out of the hat came £100 in £20 notes. Go forth into the busy world and love it; interest yourself in its lifo; mingle kindly with its Joys and sor. rows; try what you can do for men rather than what ...

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PATRIOTIC MEETING AT NORTHCOTE. ROUSING ADDRESS BY HON. J. G. MEMBREY, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 22 August 1914

PATRIOTIC MEETING AT NORTHCOTE. ROUSING ADDRESS BY IION. J. G. MEMBREY, M.L.A. A representative meeting of citizens was held at the Town Hall on Monday evening in response to the Mayor's in vitation to meet and consider the best ways and means of expressing the city's loyalty, and affording practical support to the Empire Patriotic Fund inaugu. rated by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne. The Mayor (Cr. Dennis, J.P.) was in the chair, and on the platform were members of the City Council, Mr W. G. Swift (town clerk), and the Hon. J. G. Membrey, M.L.A. After detailing the object of the meeting, and prepara. tory to introducing Mr Membrey, the Mayor referred to the extreme gravity of the European situation. Great Britain was now face to face with a war the effect of which would be so far reaching that none could guess the ultimate re suilt. As members of the British Em pire, Australians were vitally interested, and the call for assistance, he was sure, would meet with a liberal and enthu sias...

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