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Presentation to Miss Colmer. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Presentation to Miss Colmer. There was a gatheringl of past pulp ils, teachers and parents of pupils at the Cobuirg school, together with other representative citizens in one of the schoolrooms o,? Monday night, to say farewell to Miss Co'lmer. who is leaving teaching for the holy state of maintri mony after years of splendid service in the schooi. There is no question that had ithe notice not been .so very short there would inve been twice as manay present to do honor to the guest of the evening. Cr. Campbell presid ed, ant d amonogst those present was Mr. R. Paterson. governor of the Melt hourne Gacl. who on ,he followieg Wednesday wals married' to Miss Col Proceedingis were c iommenced withi a progranmne oii musical and vocal selec tions, to which the toilowing contri buted:--. iss Shtcpherd, piano solos; Miss Shceehann songs; Mis.s Ford, songsi; nnd Mr. O'lanhlon, song. In adldition 1is. Isey Cnamplell gave a pretty little recitation, "Long Ago.'" An adjourinment vwas then nmde ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
SAuctioneers and Estate Agents. RO ERTS, STM LEY & COY. -;M •i's.LA.. (MORELAND'S LEADING AGENTS) .AUCTIONEER, SW(rN VUL~?:,, SUB-DIVISIONAL LAND EXPERTS, RENT C~LLCTh?S, F?U?R~TUtE SALESMEN. : Have a large and complete list of Houses anI d Land for Sale in Brunswick, Moreland and Coburg, from £250. Small Deposit. Rent Terms. PHONLE 3BRUlNSWICK 46. ": . ilF' I-l??"'rt-Id?'"'t ?x'oi?''?'-?t'?ZeS~L?''??'?a?;'?i ??I'rm''iI-' CONSULT --THE LEADING- .Auct oneer- a n Salesmen " NEW AND COMMODIOUS PREMISES, SYDNEY ROAD, Cormer of Bl;th Street. ESTABLISHED 11 YiEAiS. OUR SPECIALT----- Auction Sales of Property and Subdivision of Land by our Auctioneer, Mr. THos. E. CRISP, who has had 25 years' experience. Out-door Auction Sales of Household Furniture and Mer chandise receive our careful and best attention. Account Sales promptly rendered. Sworn Valuations of Property and Furniture for Probate and other Purposes. Rents Collected. Absentees Represented. Estates Managed. Insurances of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
EMPIRE THEATRE Th" Popular Play-house of Brunswick Our Popular Prices-6d., 1/-, 1/6 Commencing Monday', Feb. 18 FOR SIX NIGHTS ONLY, THE NEW MINISTER THRtE-R[[L STAR DRAMA AND OTHER SPECIAL NOVELTIES And Full Vaudeville Programme. :·-- Pi '- * MR. FIRANK MALDON ROBB begs to notify the residents of Bruns wick that he has been informed on good authority that MISS NELLIE CONSTANCE MARTYN OF 74 PARK STREET WEST, BRUNSWICK. has made in the presence of other people certain grave statements reflecting on his moral character, WHICH STATEMENTS ARE FALSE AND SLANDEROUS IN A MARKED DEGREE. On receipt of this information he TWICE communicated with Miss Martyn giving her an oppor tunity to deny or justify these statements, and requesting her, with her father or any other friend to arrange an interview with himself, to save her if possible from any unpleasant publicity. TO THESE COMMUNICATIONS SHE HAS MADE NO REPLY WHATSOEVER. AS THE LAW GIVES NO REMEDY for such slanders-unless Miss Martyn will m...
Cetacea are Disappearing. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Cetacea are Disappearing. Like the elephant of the Bllacl Continent, which vill be totally ex terminatedt by ivory hunters in seven or eight years time, the whole of the large cetacea li\ving in the sea off the cat coast, 0f Africa will, if care is not taken, certainly disaplpear in a still shorter time, and that to the great dletri mnent of the public fortune. Such is the cry of alarm uttered by M. Perrier, Director of the Paris Na tural History Museum. Several years ago M. Gru\vel, dlur ing his explorations on the African coast, had remarked the prodigious abundance of largeo cetacea : Nar whals, doldhins, porpoises, and and spermaceti ithales. He,,had called the attention of the Government and of French industry to these enormous riches, but the matter was not taken up, and no attention was given to his reports on this interesting qulestion. And to-dlayi more than thirty companies are en gaged in the fishing of the large African rctc area.. To give on idea of the eunormous lqunan...
Brunswick Rifle Club. BRUNSWICK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Brunswick Rifle Club. BRUNSWICIK RIFLE CLUB. The fifteenth club shoot took place t Port 3Melbourne on Saturday, 7thl February; 14 shots at .00 yards; and. resulted as follows:- Sc. }Ip. Ti:.-" E. Clement ......... 57 .1 68 W. Thomas ........ 53 "9. 62 ." A. Johnston ...... . 4 6: 06 A. Rico ..............? . 52': 6 58 it. Pattison .... .. 9: : A49. 58 " J. Lvlo ........... .50 7 57 G;. Moran .... ..-.O .0 :7-57 :.. E. Esnou .. ...... . 49 i. 54 - .\. Slater .. .. . .. 48 6 54 (. Rice........ ..48 53-.3 \. Symons .......... 48 5-53 J. Young ... . ... .. .. 49 : -3 52 . W. Smith ........ . .:..-46. 4 i50 - W. Palmer ........ .44 .549 J. Nettleton . .... - . , 44 - 48 T. Highet .......... 31: 15. 46 I,. Dustin..g .. ... . :44 2 468 E. Bergenaun .... ...35 10. 45. FT. Rampling .. 387 - ,g. . P. ndlerson~ .. .... J. Lehenv.. .. .... 37 j -' .I-1 1·. - ·- ·
The Convict Poet. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
The Convict Poet. Yet another illustration has come to light of the remarkable:predi lection of convicts for pouring -out their souls in verse. : The secretary of the Church Ai: rmv Prisoners' Aid:, Societ~ -:~has ?receiv c?I a poeCm on ::Westminste? Xbbe.: froim' a convict wiho is serving a two years' seitence. T1 he poem contains the follow'ing lines : 1"Within this temple Our past seacaptains from the susppliant knee SRose Sparto-e~. ed to:::o: face the ::bat .tle's shock SAnd si'eep inv:asio:n from :the track less sea T hese deathle's, spirits, shining w ondrous bright. Pour their effugence o'er. the hal low~ed nave, Andin ::the gulf of. e~verlasting iight Illume -the holy casket of the gr'a e." In conv;ersation · ith a represen tative o::: the h ul Da'ilv_ Citizen: "' the secretnar explainied that during the past six . mouths he had- received periodical: letters from :this con vict,. who alwa~ s enclosed a poeiin The society were keeping the :erse until the writer should leave ...
St. Augustine's Choir. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
St. Augustine's Choir. The correspondence under this head :must now cease, as both sides ha:ve'-: had a full o?portunity for placing thcir views becfore the public. Iti a be eregretted that one of the corre.- : sp;rle::.ts who by the way champion- ed the cause of the Vicar, Rev. ?S. S : Woods, used the expression "St. Au-: ustine's Embroglio," as we are in ftormed that perfect harmony exists "etween the Vicar and his congrega-: in.-'-Ed. "B. and C.L," :
A Drop of Water Stays in the Ocean 3,460 years. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
A Drop of Water Stays in the Ocean 3,460 years. When a drop of water-reaches.the ocean it is destined to remain there , ,-1O years. This does not zmeai n that. every drop of water will:- stay exactly ' hat length of itine in the ocean, for some drops may be drawn -out : by evaporation the aeit:: day after :-they ,tour into it .Again, soimn drops of water may \~Ytnder about: in the ocean "ten thou?sand ::years, before they- get. out. he .nth:-erage: leingth of time, how :'ei:ex:R for .Ta droip: :ofi water to reidi .iitheii: ocean is :1,460 years. All thik hiit been figured out in a (G erman: socialist 'iwho:i hais? 'tade a:,: careful estimiatte ot thie E total 01-1 unto of --wter -hift goes.int thie ocean every?: ear i.:i?, declad. res that one-three thouiis rid fouri i;re:d knd sixtiethi part (1-31' 0) li ??th:totial amount of water in the a?rild goes into th ea' every .n.ea r;, an d therei fore, a parti;le ?fiaft r clieizoreiev a porationi h ts, ao v:t:he ge stsed 1, 160 yeams in; ...
Guarding Royal Valuables. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Guarding Royal Valuables. Their Majesties have a great sense of their responsibility in regard to the valuables at the tvarious iRoyal 'alaces, and from time to time ha\e them recatalogued and re vaiiued. Those at uc'kingham iPa lace \were' recently assessed and ide dlared to be worth three and a half millions sterling. It is said that there is scarcely- an object of art in the whole colee-! lion with which I he Queen is not familiar. It ,ccurred to those ro sponisible for guarding the safety of the Palace to introduce extra pre caution, and it. would now be imn possihle for the cleverest hurglar in Europe to make an entrance without attracting attention. A new form of electric alarm has been added to doors and win dows and connected with a huge electric bell which sounds in one of the central halls when the necessary in 'ication is given. The police gl:ardl around the pdalace has also been increased,
What Causes the Tides. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
What:-Causes the Tides. TIhe rigular 1rise and fall of the surface of the ";bea thriughout the. . _.:i·.' d·..- :2.' :t?inWr(.is :;-~Of(t~liout'·-·ii 7,~;. e iv¢:!: .....r hours twent- fi'e n\n in?tess -is a phe~' Iiionenontx wi: his 'dilwys beien ' an gIbsosrbing subject to scientists: It I:as 'tristotle who first propounded: the theory :tlhat titles were due to :the attraction of the mbon. Ths theory latter-day scientists have tiond to be :quite correct, though at the s?u titae it has been proved that : the sln, too, has a great ef Iebt ot0 .he action of the sea,. The nianner in .hich t he moon affects ..cip tidiles :are thus- briefly described:- :.;e'lite il?onl at.ri Lc ts hcth tihe lallt - a;nd the i. ater ;but, since the latter is mii;obile Itod nearer to the nmoon than is- the elarths, centre, it is ijlied up to -ards the .moon, pro dcign highi tide iat that part of the .e.rtl directly _ opposite the noon. 'At the sameu tinie, since the earth's cetre -, is nearer to the moon ...
Brunswick Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Brunswick Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. The Annual Meeting of the above club was held at the Brunswick Park onWednes day night Therewas asmall attendance, and Mr. Frank Anstey M.P., President of the club, presided. The balance sheet and report, already dealt with in these columns, were adopted on the motion of WV, J. Moulton, seconded by the Mayor, Cr. Millward. A vote of thanks to the retiring officers was passed on the motion of Messrs W. Admans and G. Stone, and Mr. T. Taylor responded on behalf of the office-bearers, Mr. A. Woodham, representing the V.J.F.A., delivered a brief address, and a vote of thanks to the Chairman was carried, after which, there was a display of pictux es. The election of office-bearers resulted as follows:-Presidents, Frank Anstey, un opposed; Vice-Presidents, MessrsF. Hart. ley, Cr. J. R. Jewell, M.L.A., J. Pobjoy, W. J. Moulton, J. Beattie, J. T. Marks, un opposed; Committee, Messrs W. R. Cad man, G. Dowsley, C. Rickard, F. Manallack, J. Sinclair, II...
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED IMPOSTOR, THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. PART 13. CHAPTER XIX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
ALL RIGHTS Rf-SERVIVD. A BAFFLE - • IMPO8TO ------- OR.------ "HIE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUmGE PERSONATION FRAUD. By S. W. Hopkins, Author of "Oa Four Brass Plates," etc., etc. PART 13. CHAPTER XIX.--(Continued.) One thin-g was certain-Mildred Mloore would have nothing more toe do with him. He' was so excited and alarmed over his own condition that he did.not revert to the strangefact that, though Gerald had been sent away from New York to take him away from the pernicious influence of Mildred Moore, Mildred Moore claim' ed that she did not know Gerald Lovering. Had he thought of this in his excited state of mind, undoubted ly he would have scented danger, for he would have suspected that Gerald Lovering and Mildred Moore were still keeping up their intimacy, and, if such was the case, it would, of course, be to her interest to restore Gerald to his own, and unseat Barnes. But, had he reflected further, there was nothing to prevent Gerald Lovering came f6rward and claim ing his inher...
The Windsor Magazine. A NOTABLE NEW YEAR NUMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
The Windsor Magazine. A NOTABLE NEWf YEAR NUMBER. A very brilliant new year number is provied in the February issue of the \Vizndsor Magazine,' which shows no railing off from the high achievement ,f the preceding Christmas number in .iLuer variety or importance. Among ,ho fiction by famous novelists, for in stance, is to be found a largo second instalment of Sir H. Rider Haggard's r:ascinating new romance from the car e.r of his famous hero, Allan Quarter main, 'The Holy Flower,' in which the iuterest of this strange adventure mounts steadily higher, and shows ith. this is to be one of the most im ,portant of its distinguished autchor's many works. Then there is the second complelte episode in Halliwell Sut cliffe's clharinng new series, 'The White Horses,' in which the author's cinaracteristic style gives charm to a period of English history somewhat earlier thain those wihich he has pre -iously tr: nted with such success, and that master of rustic comedy, Eden Phiillpots, contrii...
THE FARM. THE ABUSE OF ARTIFICIAL MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
THE FARM. THE ABUSE OF ARTIFICIAL MANURE. In a lecture recently deliverd .be fore the Mayfield Farmers' Club, Mr. G. A. Cowie, M.A., B.Sc., in describ ing certain abuses of artificial fertili sers, pointed out as one of the most flagrant the far too comffion system of one-sided or incomplete manuring. Many farmers were prone to use only one sort of manure and neglect altogether the other fertilising in gredients which may. be as important or even more important, for the crop or soil in question. As practical instances of the abovei error, the lecturer quoted the fre quent use alone of nitrate of soda,: which at first might produce a luxu riant growth, but will afterwards refuse to perform its proper function owing to the exhaustion of the natu rnal phosphiates and potash in the soil. The withholding of these essen tial constituents from the manuring oiten explains the unsatisfactory re sults obtained from nitrate of soda, i: which, in consequence, is described as] a "scourge" and "s...
Brunswick's Steam Roller. To the Editor of "The Brunswick and Coburg Leader." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Brunswick's Steam Roller. ;..! To tho Editor of "The Brunswick and Coburg Leader." Sir.-Tho altruistic and logical ec,. nomits of the single-tainx followers of Henury Goorge, who espoused the prin ciples of their great, and true-lhearted champion by supporting the purchlase of an imported steam roller, as the Cost would be £2.39 less than one loca! ly made, have not swayed me. My limited comnprehlension, subdued as it is to the workings of a protectione? environment, cannot attain to, tihe height of their reasoning. But the most disturbing point to nmy. miid! at least, against- the locaily made r,!ler, was passed over by the speakiers hoth pro and con. As well as I can reItent bet, the Mayor gave thie price of £1030 for a locally made rol!er and seariier; the imported wounld he £2 lcss, some parts of which I am in formed would Ve of steel mnakel and duplicated. From thie MayorI's statemnent four or five steam rollers haven-c been made during tIe last six years by the stame local fir...
RENOVATING PASPALUM. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
RENOVATING PASPALUM. As illustrating the wonderful recu perative powers of paspalum, a pad dock which had been in paspalum for thirteen or fourteen years was ploughed up. This was necessitated by constant cutting for seed and heavT grazing having weakened the sward. The experience in question nwas that of a settler in the Coramba district, New South Wales Some time ago a paddock of twelve acres was ploughed up with the object of utilising it for the growing of fodder crops for the dairy herd. Being dry at the time the work was heavy, and the ploughing necessarily shallow. About the middle of December maize was sown. Dry conditions continuing produced indifferent germination. But with the storms of .TJanuary the pas palum made a move, .the young growth showing up betwein the sods as if it had been plant.dl. The maize was about 4I to 5 feet high, but the paddock was one waving field of pas palum fence high, and in full seed. The response was simply wonderful. An interestino feature of...
Coburg Council. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Coburg Council. WEDNESDXAY, FEBRUARY 11. Present: The Mayor (Cr. Richards) anL Crs. Campbell, Cash, Keane, Da vis, Anderson, Bush, Ioeynolds. The foilowing correspondence was dealt. with: From \\omen's Hospital, requesting to be placed on the Council's list of cha:ities. Referred to charities vote. From F. G. Mlanchester, applyiing tor a renewal of the permit for the use of firearms by members of his iamily. Request to be granted on usual conditions. From secretary Municipal Associa tion, forwarding proposed amendmenti ,a the Thistle Act. Received; parliamentary representa tive to be written to asking him to expedite the passage of the measure. 1From Metropolitan Board, notify ing that. Cr. A. G. Campbell's term of office as representative will expire on 28th inst., and asking for the Council to elect a representative. Cr. Campbell was re-elected on the motion of Cr. Cash, secondedl by Cr. Reynolds, and supported by the rest of the Co~uncil. Cr. Campbell return ed thanks. From Groce...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
SHIPWRECKED MIAZDA LAMtPS 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 Hail, went to the bottom. The report concluded 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 tact." The sequel to this (vide the "Elec trical Times" six months later) is in teresting: In a p.iragraph 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.
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 13 February 1914
Brunswick Police Court. -- --4-----. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11. Before Messrs. Lord, Allard and 'leming, Js.P. AN ASSAULT CHARGE. This was a case in which Alice La vinia Ashdown, a married woman. .of Burnell street, Brunswick, charged Edward Robt. Ramadge, of Loch st., Brunswick, greengrocer, with unlaw fully assaulting her on 16th January. Mr. Reginald Greene appearedl to prosecute, and Mr. J. 31. Shannon for lie defence. Alice Lavinia Ashldown, thie inforni ant, sail that on the date in quecs tion defendant, called about 2.30 p.m at her house and asked if theyo want ed any greengroceries. Witness said they d(lid not, as they were going away for a week end. Defendant. then said, "You've got a gas stove," and witness said, "Yes. It's a great convenience as it saves chopping wood." Defend ant said, 'Yes, chopping wood is not a. woman's work." Defendant then ex amined the stove and asked questions about it. Hle then asked as to the 'tting ulp of the house, and a door slammed in the front...