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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
OBITUARY. I . I We regret having to record the death of Mr. K Buttler, which took place at the Melbourne hospital on 29th January. Mr. Buttler has been in indifferent health for two years, and the cause of his death was heart failure. He was one of the oldest natives of Northcote, having been born here in 1852, and he subsequently resided in the town for upwards of GO years. In connection with the Northcote Methodist Church and Sunday School he was a tireless and indefiitigablu worker, and took special interest some years back in the celebra tion of the church's jubilee, being one of the few who had had a continuous connection from its inception. Of an exceptionally bright and cheerful dis dosition the late Mr. Buttler was popu lar with all. Four years ago he removed to Montrose, where he had purchased a business, but misfortune in the shape of accident and sickness seemed to dog his steps, ending in what seems, remember ing his great activity a few years back, a premature breakdown...
SECOND ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
SECOND ELEVEN. | This eleven was weakened through the absence of seven of its players, whose places were filled from the elub eleven. | The only interest in the game therefore was whether any of the younger players were capable of filling places in the higher elevens. Melbourne, batting the whole of Saturday afternoon and part of Monday, amassed the huge total of 4 for '11(3, chiefly through a lenient field, as each of the Imtsmen who scored gave chances early in their innings. Taylor 155, Onyam 102, and Slintol't 133 were the run-getters. Burley 2 for -I and Yeomans2 for 1)4 secured the wickets. Unfortunately on the Monday the young players had very little opportunity of displaying their powers, as the wicket was in an almost unplayable condition. The onlv batsmen to reach double figures being Heron 21, Dunn 11, Yeomans 10, and Hamilton 10.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
\ .1 Produce Merchants J. A. BOSTOCK, HIGH 8TREKT, NORTDCOTH, WISHES to thank hln patrons for tholr past favors, and also to inform fch-»m tbab ho lolls tho boat BOX FIREWOOD NEWCASTLE 20AL, : ALTONA BHOWN COAL, at Molboarno Prlocs for Cash. Out Green Bono, Victorian Ghfokoo Moal, Pigeon Poaa, Canary Seed and Sand, a1*o Sholl Grit for Fowls A11 kinds o! Prodnco at Lowoab Rntoa. Agonb for Northcoto of Colebratod Sloklo Brand of Uktoutkd Charcoal. J. E. Thomson, Plumber and Gasfitter, 223 HIGH STREET, PRESTON. Plumbing In all brnnohos attended to. Estimates for Sewerage Connrotlon*. Gat and Water Laid On. Water Meters Pumps and Irrigation a Speciality. G. CHESSWAS, LICENSED PLUMBER, 7 Elm Street, NoimicoTK, Sowerngo and Gonornl Plumbing Work of overy description undertaken. ■ WATEIt MV/TEHS rrXED. * Estimates Givon. Letters promptly nttondod to. PlnnibfTF. F/mrl. Annonnci-nicn 8 E. M. KELSO WISHES to intimate to the Public o. Preston ind distrlob that be has purohasod the old-establis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
Church Notices. Al. 1, SAINTS' C II U R C II, NORTIICOTE. Sunday Services: II a.m. mid 7 j>.m., Rev. A. Kki.I.AWAY, M.A. OLY TRINITY, TIIORNHURY (Railway Parade). Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. II a.m., Matins, Litany, and Sermon, Treacher, Mr. K. A. Hay. 7.DO p.m., Evensong and Sermon, Treacher, Kev. E. E. Kahouiiaiison, M.A. n A N LI, SAINTS* C II U R C H, I'UESTON. IV. after Epiphany. 8 a.m.. Holy Communioti. 11 n.m.. Matins and II.C. 7.CO p.m , Fe: &lt;al E,'. son*. kev. ... 0. A. Eva. ORTIICOTE PRESHYTEIUAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Salibath Services: Key. W. Acnuw (of Kilmore), morning and evening. vTo R TII C 0 T E M ETII 0 DI S T i> CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 'S'Kl a m., I!i'i)fln'iho':d. 11 a. ni., Rev. Ai,hhh> Marskn. 7 p.m., Rev. .Ioiin Adams. Special Sermon to Young Men. ST. GEORGE'S ROAl). 11 a.m., Mr. L. Romiltrs. 7 p.m., Mr. W. IIai.ks. PRINCE OF WALKS' PARK. 11 a.m., Rev."C. Anthony. 7 p.m., Rev. J. Rees Thomas. CROXTON. 11 a.m., Rev. J. Reks Th...
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
CLUB ELEVEN. The club eleven had to abandon their match against Thornbury Socials. The first and second elevens were short and the committee had to take five of the club eleven to complete the teams. Socials must accept tnis apology. I To-day the club eleven play Ivanhoe on the ground of the latter. Players are requested to catch 2.27 train from Westgarth. Preston club eleven play Fern Tree Gully to-day. Train leaves central sta tion at 1.35. I.O.R. competition. —Northcote com menced their return match against Port Melbourne last Saturday at Port Mel bourne. At the close or the day's play the scores were—Northcote, 72 (J. Angus 22, T. Smith 14); Port Melbourne, 8 wickets for 69 (C. Clarke 4 for 16. B. Godfrey 2 for 17, B. Webb 1 for 9, II. Angus 1 for 22). To bo resumed to-day. Presbyterian association. —Northcote 7 for 90 (Brown 19, E. Richardson 18, N. Richardson 17, Hayes 10) v. North Carlton 113 (Hayes -1 for 32, W. Thom son 4 for 33, E. Richardson 1 for 9). Preston 26 and 6 for...
NORTHCOTE V. PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
NORTHCOTE V. 1'KAHRAN. To-day's match is against. I'rahran, the first elevens at Northcote and the second elevens at I'rahran. Teams First eleven—Bailey, Brown, Begg, Billings, Chesswas," Hiscon, Lugton, Mitchell, McLennan, Spicer, Vernon. Second eleven—Daley, Friend, Horn, Heron, James, Lyon, McPhee, Studley, Wilkinson, Yeomans (2); 12th man, Burleigh.
MILITARY METHODS STORM IN THE REICHSTAG. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
MILITARY METHODS STOUM IN THE REICHSTAG. In the courao of the stormiest' sit ting the ltelchstag has experienced for over fifteen years (Fays the Berlin - correspondent of the "Pally Express," 'Dccomber, :t),' Germany's expectation} that the military outrage at Kubern >vould be followed by the punishment of the officers apparently responsible for the riot'and ridiculous Incidents which followed have been bitterly d fl appointed. That .German officers cannot err was practically asserted by the Chancel'or, Dr. von Uethnmnn-Hollweg, and Clone* ml*von Falktnhayn, tho Prussian war Minister, after representatives of tho 'Algatlnn Progressive and. Socialist parlies had complained bitterly about thq violence at Zabern and called 0:1 the Government to take drastic action ugulust Ltoutumnt von Foerstner and Colonel von neuter. The Chancellor's defence of the mil!-' ,tnry excesses was probably the weakest »pCRCh he has delivered In the Kcleh *tng since he has been in office. As h civilian o...
NORTHCOTE COUNCIL COMMENDED. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
NORTHCOTE COUNCIL COMMENDED. To tho Editor. I Sir,—The opinion expressed by your I correspondent, "Progress for Preston," is not endorsed by all the residents of Preston^ Indeed, there are muny, my self included, who believe that the action of a majority of the Northcote Council saved the situation; and they deserve to ! be commended for having the business acumen ond moral courage to veto one of the most ambitious and wildest cat ventures that has ever been attempted in the history of the shire, incurring the heavy initial expenditure of .£23,000 ; and, in addition, placing an unknown liability of interest, up-keep, working expenses on the gentle and unsuspecting ratepayers, who would have to bear the burden without a possible hope of get ting any relief, even by carrying the en tire travelling public of the shire. How many of the strongest advocates of the proposal would liko to invest tlioir own money in it? And yet they would thrust it on the municipality, anil lot the coun cil ...
OUT IN THE SNOW WIFE'S STORY OF CRUELTY [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
OUT IN THE SNOW I L,'S. STORY OF CP.bl L 1 -*■ • Mrs Harriet Beatrice Emery, of Sut .ton Coldlleld, obtained a divorce yes terday from her husband, Charles,Hol land Emery son of a Birmingham al derman and metal manufacturer (re ports, the "Daily News" of November 28). Counsel said, that Mrs Emery,.who. was the daughter of a Birmingham brewer, had about £400 a year. of her own when she was" married in. 1005. ;The husband was employed -in This fa ther's office, and was also a horso dealer. Ho took to drinking, staying, out Into at night, and his conduct be came violent. ^ In January, 1907, Mrs Emery, re turning from a whist drive wlth> her brother and his fiancee, was kept out' In the snow for half an hour, her.hus- • hand having given instructions for the iloor not to be opened. Finally he let them in, but he was so violent that the young lady visitor becamo liystcrl-r cal. Later the husband several times threatened to shoot his wife, nnd once kicked her out of bed. Ultimately she...
REJECTION OF PROPOSED ST. GEORGE'S ROAD TRAM BY NORTHCOTE COUNCIL. ANOTHER INDIGNATION MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
REJECTION OF PROPOSED ST. GEORGE'S ROAD TRAM BY NORTHCOTE COUNCIL. ANOTHER INDIGNATION MHKTING As n sequel lo the rejection by the Northcote council of the draft hill, with the object of having a tramway con structed along St. George's road to Preston, an indignation meeting of the ratepayers of (lie central ward was held at the old town hall on Thursday even ing. The room was filled. The meet ing was under the auspices of the Northern Tramway Extension I.eague. Mr. J' Sutch, who presided, said, that Cr. .lohnson had heen vice-president of the Tramway I.eague. When the question had lieen before the council, tne remark bad been made that the council would not continue any longer to spoon-feed tin; residents of St. George's road. lie (Mr. Sutch) had acquainted himself with the details of all but one of the Northcote loans. He found that £23,812 of loan money bad been spent on High street, and not one penny on St. George's road. The tram would be a source of revenue to the council from...
ELOPEMENT MYSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
ELOPEMENT MYSTERY There has been a remarkable sequel to a romantic runaway wedding at Paxton, just over Hie Scottish border, in Berwlckf-Tlre (says the "Dally Ex press" on November 14). Two months ago the bride disap peared from her home in JOngiand, and this week lur father visited Berwick and interviewed the driver who drove the runaway couple over the border, where they declared themselves man and wife before witnesses by the road side. Tho bride then went homo to her parents and told them she had been married in .Scotland, but did not diseJu.se the name of her husband. She stayed a fortnight with her par ontH, and Ihen left, and Ihey have not heard of her since. The lather described to the driver a man whom he thought might be the bridegroom, but the description did not correspond to the actual bridegroom. Inquiries were also made at Berwick railway station If tliero were any ini tials mi the young couple's luggage, but no light could be thrown 011 tho matter there, and the fath...
BY KEEL AND WHEEL. NO. 6. FACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
BY KEEL AND WHEEL. NO. 6. FACTS. Uv Will W. Hock. Undoubtedly it i.s a good thin;/ to have-a motto. All the tvallvr'niro pcoplo support OIK'. Kven tho" great German gun-builder, Hiram, has his Maxim. After careful consideration I have decided to adopt the "Speak tho truth, impugn it whoso list" creed of tho "Argus. Henceforth these no. tos will ho written on oath. With mv hand on tho dictionary. I have sworn that it shall he so. Hereafter von will !k» furnished, not with the sub stance of thing* founded on fart, hut with tho very farts themselves, dried and nnsalted; and you may clamour in vnin for a literary sauce piquant Willi which to whet your appetite. "For Fast is Knvt and West is West, And never the twain shall meet." Had Kipling visited the PJiilipincs hofoyo he wrote tlu>r-o lines, ho might possibly have modified the idea. For here, the Occidental rubs .shoulders with tho Orient. Here, the West is typified by the energetic progressive American, fraternize* with the slow ...
STRUGGLE FOR DOG COLONEL AND WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
STRUGGLE FOR DOG CO'LONfiL AND WOMEN As the result of a quarret in the street over a valuable* Pomeranian dog, Colonel W. R. Yielding C.O., D.S.O., C.I.D., of Kent Gardens, Killing, was summoned at Brentford on Tuesday for assaulting Mrs Gordon Sarrar and her daughter, Miss Margaret Rruec Sarrar, neighbors (rcporlu "Lloyd's "Weekly," November 30). The dog", it was alleged, was origin ally given to Miss Sarrar, who lent It to Colonel Yleldlng's daughter. On the hitter's death the dog went to the' colonel, but ultimately Miss Sarrar I got possession of it again. Police Court proeeedings resulted in an order for the dog to be given up or a payment of £10 to be made. The .CIO had been tendered, but refused. Miss Fttrrar said the eolonel tried to snatch the dog from her and her mother In the street, but Mrs Sarrar caught the animal and ran Into the house with U. Two police ofUcers corroborated, add ing'that Colonel Yielding sal at the bottom of the steps and called Mrs Sar rnr "perjurer,...
REGISTRATION OF HALLS, Etc. QUESTION OF POLICE REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
REGISTRATION OF HALLS, Etc. QUESTION OF POLICE REPORTS. The reports being favorable, the local Town Council on Tuesday night approved of the re-registration of Northcote theatre, Thornbury theatre, and Recha bite hall. The mayor said it would be necessary to defer dealing with the application of Mr. J. J. Randall for registration of the Croxton Recreation Reserve, as the police reports were not yet to hand. Cr. Plant desired to know if there was any necessity for a report from the police. The mayor—A resolution was carried at last meeting that the necessary re ports be obtained. Cr. Lees doubted whether it was necessary to get a report from the police. On the previous occasion it was a special report that was asked for. The mayor moved and Cr. Hayes seconded that the application stand over till the police report comes to hand. Cr. Redmond failed to see why a re port from the police should be necessary in this case and not in others. Cr. Schwaebsch—" Necessary " re ports does not nec...
ARMS BY STEALTH CUSTOMS EVADED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
ARMS BY STEALTH CUSTOMS EVADED. Tho arming of Ulster has been going on quietly for tho Inst flvo years. At llrst the rifles purchased wero part of a large number originally made for ttho, Italian Army, but never actually put into service owing to the doclslon to adopt an Improved type. These Italian rifles (writes Mr K. Montague Smith in "The Dally Mall" of Decem ber 6), of which about * 25,000 were purchased for Ulster, are not so pre cise as tho modern service weapon, being long In tho barrel, with an un usually largo bore and a high trajec tory. Nevertheless they are very deadly weapons,. shooting accurately At a dlstancp of 1500 yards. Each rifle has a clip holding live cartridges. These rifles were bought in Ham burg, and shipped from there to "Dun* dee, Lelth, Newcastle, and West ITar.tlepool. At one or other of those ports they were transhipped to a boat bound for Belfast, often consigned a* hardware, electrical equipment, or even pianos. SECRECY OBSERVED. These operations we...
NORTHCOTE COUNCIL AND TRAMWAY EXTENSION. REPORT OF EXPERT TO BE OBTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
NORTHCOTE COUNCIL AND TRAMWAY EXTENSION. REPORT OF EXPI3RT TO BE OBTAINED. At the meeting of the Northcote Council on Tuesday evening, Cr. Bast ings moved— That the services of an expert be obtained by the council to report as to the best means of tramway extension within the nnmeipalily, such report to embody (he estimated cost of elec trifying High street tram and convert ing the present power house. Cr. Bastings said that the council decided before to get a report from an expert, but no report was obtained, and exception had been taken that the' con ference had not carried out the wishes of the council. So far as tramway ex tension is concerned they must consider their position in regard to their own tramway. They were the owners of a tramway, wbicn on a capitalisation of its present rent was worth .£40,000. Personally he thought Ibis should bo electrified, and the power house trans formed into one wnere electric power j could be. produced to operate a system j extending todilTer...
MEXICAN ELECTIONS VOID BEATEN GENERAL COLLAPSES [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
MEXICAN ELECTIONS VOID I B13ATEN GEXEItAL COLLAPSES ' Affairs in Mexico arc still'in a stat&lt; of chaos, and matters havo not been improved by .Congress annulling the re cent. Presidential elections and fixing new ones for, July next (says "Lloyd's AVeekly," of December 14). A' telegram from Presidio, Texas, says:—Fortifications1 havo been hur riedly thrown up round Orinaga in th expectation that 3500 rebels, undc ■Generals Herrerat and.Urblna, will at tack thatplaco iria fe\v days. A telegram to "The Now York Times," : dated from Marfa on "Wednesday, gives 'a graphic account of' the arrival of the Federal; refugees from Chihuahua. It eays:rr : "A gaunt: figure General Orozco, half fell from his- horse yesterday evening, -and collapsed to the ground at tho Fed eral1headquarters at Orinaga. He had :been. rldlngj night and day since Sunr iday. in.the effort to keep the Irregular l;forces from bolting/. Ho was.compelled lito leavo the Chihuahua civilians at;thc Imercy of; the ...
A.W.A.. Preston. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 31 January 1914
A.W.A.. Preston. The fortnightly meeting whs hold Monday, 19tli, nt Bradford Hall, tho president, MisH A. Gray, in the chuir. Thore were three propositions for mem bership received. The president inti mated to tho brunch that u trophy is to be presented to the member wno intro duces the niost new membors to the brunch during this six months. Noxt meeting, Monday, February 2nd,