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WOMAN'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
WOMAN'S WORK. Tll&lt;T nvorngo husband seldom gets both himself anil his wlfo Into cov rect; perspective; he usually comes out a larger Hum life size; and' Ills wlfo n little smaller. It Is this that makes him believe that te Is an abao tule essential In any circumstance that concerns his wife. It Is the pro tective 'Instinct overdone. A sparate holiday Is a thing every wife dreams about, 'but she refrains from mentioning It, because—and tills Is the secret—she docs not think her husband has common-sense enough not to feel Injured at the pro posal. Many a husbnnd seems to think that she can, on occasion,' bo her own pilot. It rather twinges his dignity to think of her acting entire ly on her own Initiative. Even the | most affectionate husband Is often something of a despot in home life. He chokes her self-expression by thinking for her, planning for her, | anO deckling for her. Can you wbnder, then, tluit she should dream dreams of 'being en tirely herself lor a fortnight o...
WHISTLER'S WORK QUESTION OF SPEED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
WHISTLER'S WORK QUI3&TI0N OV SPEED. The common Impression among ar tists and art students undoubtedly is that Whistler.was a particularly rapid worker.; Mr Joseph Fennell, however, holds to the contrary, with tills advantage In argument, that, haying sat to Whistler for eight insufferably long hours, for trie purpose of a sketch portrait which has all the apparent characteristics of a "lightning" drawing, he speaks as one who kows—only too well! Pleasant "asides," of this piquant nature, wore the best features of Mr Penneli's de lightful lecture on "The Revival of Lithography" at the Victoria and Al bert. Musoum (says the "Westminster Gazette.") IJt was a real privilege to hear a skilled artist praising enthusiastically the high possibilities of lithography,and prophesying for it a great future. Show ing on the screen^ome beautiful modern examples of the art by Whistler and George Clausen, Mr Pennell spoke of the pains and patience with which Whist ler, in particular, worked...
Rather Muddled [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
Rather Muddled J low great questions will liml their way Into the most sequestered nooks was forcibly 'Drought homo rocontly clui-iiii? a week-end 111 a Warwick shire village. The local Liberal Asso ciation was In great distress at the loss of a former follower, the bailiff of the squire, but -it found solace in the reason he nave for his defection. "I'm In favor of tills 'ere 'Trallic' Itelorm," he said, "for I've seen them throe motors tearing along across the common at sieh si iiace that a body's life nin't safe when he tries to cross the road. Talk of your Kree Trade— gimme 'TruIIle' Het'orni." The I'rodigal Son: Well, dad, J'jn hack again. Are you going to kill (he l'atted cult'? Unsympathetic Father; No, I will not k'.ll you. But l'U put you to work jud. train Bomo o£ the fat off you.
SHINING CYLINDER KING GEORGE SET FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
SHINING CYLINDER KING GEORGE SETT FASHION. Tho announcement that it is the tlo Bire of tho King" that all Guards' of ficers in mufti should wear black coats and silk lmts when in tho neighbor hood of Buckingham Palace seems to point to lloyal approval of recent at tempts to reinvest the silk hat with Its onu-tlmo popularity. Many have asserted that the glory of the "topper"' is on tho wane; that the coming of tho lounge suit and tho popularity of the motor car had brought about Its downfall from shiny pro-emlnenco. But the "cylinder of civilisation" is ro-assort- i ing Itself In its centenary year, and tho hatters are rejoicing. Inquiries elicited the statement lhal inori) silk hats are being sold to-day than over before. The demand had been most marked, even bearing in mind that this is the tall hat season. Professional men have of necessity remained true to tho old love.' Now It in tho turn of tho man In. tho street to adopt conventional headweuy onco more and provo his doferonco ...
DOES SHEARING LAMBS PAY? [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
; DOES - SHEARING LAMBS, PAY? 'i'ho keen.demand which 1ms pre vailed all throyggli.the wool season; and, as a matter-of fact, tor several seasons past,, for lambs' wool, and the excellent prices which rule for this description,-., should bo a conclu sive answer -to the question ao often asked: Does it pay to shear lambs? It ceitainly does pay, and tho trade would readily ubsorb a much larger quantity of livralbs' wool 'were It available. \ As a' matter of fact, wool users are grumbling over the falling off in tiie volume of this description, which is no doubt attributed to the high shearing rates. High as shear ing rates and labor costs are, how ever, it pays, to shear lambs, and take reasonable care in presenting it to buyers. It should be classed, where thero Is a fair-sized lot, in llrsts, sec onds-and thirds. This is 110 very dif iflcult matter, the main consideration in sorting being, length and condition. ~A fair length is desirable. Short lambs' wool has 'been sailing 'with l...
PURCHASING EWES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
PURCHASING EWES. Of merino ' owes tho. farmer lias .many to choose from/ The small man is ■ always at a disadvantage in purchasing small lots. The pastoral Is t prefers to sell in large drafts. Of cross-bred, ewes the supply is limited. A few breeders ' have considered. It advisable to cater for this trade, 'but :bo far the supply is: not equal to the demand. This means that such ewes ■ jure commanding high prices. Of comeback ewes there is alio a limit: ied supply. Of nondescripts there are ;rai"too many, and these should l>e istrenuously avoided. The ewes pur Phased should be all of one class, 'and- prciferably of one ugo and ear mark. Small mixed lots from dealers or saleyards always prove iiusatis ■ factory, as the wool from such is so mixed ■ as. to command: but the low-, est prices, aud tlio progeny lacks that /uniformity so necessary , to coinmuud the best figures under the hammer.#
WATER FOR ROSSMOYNE AND GOOCH STREETS. SYMPATHETIC COUNCILLORS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
WATER FOR ROSSMOYNE AND GOOCH STREETS. SYMPATHETIC COUNCILLORS. Cr. McDonell, fit the council meeting on Monday evening, enquired if any ' progress had boon made in the direction of getting the water extended in Gooeh and Rossmoyne streets. Commissioner'Woolhouse said he had tried several times to induce the Board to make the extensions; but he was afraid nothing would be done till more houses were built, as the revenue was now only U per cent. Cr. McDonell moved thai the council give the necessary guarantee. Cr. Woolhouse—They won't take it on. Cr. McDonell-If there were only two human beings there they should be sup plied with water, seeing they are part owners. He moved that a further appli cation be made for the water. Cr. Redmond seconded, remarking that it was very unfair to svsk these people to carry their water seeing they were only a short distance from the main. Cr. Woolhouse said that at the Hoard he had earned the name of the "North cote pest" because of his agitation fo...
LICK FOR SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
LICK FOR SHEEP. . J" Shfeep.j, sliphld^have : access..„to.._a. ftckt of', saltans It aids the assimila tion of food,'and has a salutary effect upon many parasites.. "A good Ileit is made of:— 101b. Liverpool salt, 411). iulpliate of-Iron, and 51b. of lime. The iron Is a good blood tonic. The lime may make good any deficiency of that material In the pastures, and is often very beneficial to young growing sheep. Such a lick prevents that unnatural appetite in sheep which sometimes takes the form of oating dried poisoned rabbits and other decaying animal tissues. It ■should 'be covered from tlie rains. An excess of salt may. interfere with nu trition by causing sheep to drink, too much water, which may lead to a waste of the albumeuoids of the feed.
BRIDGE OVER DAREBIN CREEK NORTHCOTE COUNCIL APPROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
3I1IDGE OViR DHHtBIN CREt K NOKTIICOTE COUNCIL APPROVE. At the meeting of the Northcote town council on Monday evening, the mayor (Cr. Dennis) reported as to the scheme drawn up at the eonfercnee with Heidelberg council regarding a bridge over the Dnrebin Creek at the end of Dnrebin street. The proposal is to erect a brick and stone bridge &lt;10 feet wide at an estimated cost of .£5000, the Government to be asked for assistance. The mayor said he had been in com munication with Mr. Membrey, M.L.A., who felt certain of being able to get a grant from the Government, and there would be no need for a deputation. Cr. Redmond moved that the council approve of the scheme. Cr. McDonell seconded, but he would like to see the bridge 50 feet wide, when it would serve for nil time. Cr. Hastings said this point was fully discussed at the conference, but it was decided to go in for the less costly scheme. A 40ft. bridge would carry two lines of tram rails and provision could be made to c...
BREEDING ERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
BREEDING ERRORS, .. wliWil sheep-runner should avoid;. -Vr^, rollowing: Tlie choice of unsuitable the choice of unsuitable breeds; ovei^ stocking; the purchase ot mixed non descript ewes; the use ot cross-bred rains; placing too much dependence upon the natural pastures; failure to cull drastically. An observance ot the above .princi ples would prevent many initial er rors, and place the lamb and mutton trade upon a more stable basis, ivhich would be .to the rdvantage of the farmer, the pastoralist, and the State.
Prince of Wales' Park School ITS OVERCROWDED CONDITION. ADJUNCT TO BE ASKED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
Prince of Wales' Park School ITS OVERCROWDED CONDITION. ADJUNCT TO BE ASKED FOR. Cr. Henderson at the meeting: of the Northcote town council on Monday evening said he would like to draw at tention to the disgracefully overcrow ded condition of the Wales street school. The school had accommodation for (J00, while 9G0 were on the roll and the aver age attendance was 891. Since the be ginning of the year 80 new scholars had been enrolled. Desks made for 2 had now to seat 3, and the hall was also packed with children. When they had Sir Alexander Peacock out last year,he was impressed with the fact that the school was overcrowded, and they had asked for hew schools to be built in the west and south wards, but nothing had i come of it. With a view of giving re lief he would move that another letter be sent to the Education Department asking them to use the Methodist i Schoolroom for the younger children in the west ward. Cr. Woolhouse seconded the motion. They had tried hard to get new sc...
BREEDING FOR UNIFORMITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
BREEDING FOR UNIFORMITY. Unlrann4ty"(>r both'1 \yool and pro-' geny cnunot bo neglected by tlio fnr mer desirous of getting the -best re sults. No mnttr bow careful ho imiy bo in his original purchases, ho will soon have need to-cull for himself.' without purchasing-culls in the llrst instance. Whether merinos, come backs,* or cross-brcds. are to ibo pur chased must be decided according to the condition of the market and char acter of the country. A farmer can not neglect the question of wool up on his breeders, and they should he selected on account ot 'their quality in this respect, in conjunction with the constitution, frame, 'freedom from disease, and other desirable qualities. From a wool point of view, the merino and comeback are the best. From the point of proliflcnesa the crossbred is easily llrst. The cross breds also make better mothers, giv ing more milk than the merino; the comebacks aro probably intermedi ate In tills respect. Ewes with any sign of disease should be ...
ELECTRIC LIGHT AGREEMENT. A MATTER OF EXTRAS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
EtECTRIC LIGHT AGREEMENT. A MATTER OF EXTRAS. Preston shire council wrote to North cotc 011 Monday evening desiring to know when this council would be in 11 position to supply electric current Also requesting that the electric light agree ment be returned us soon as possible. The mayor (Cr. Dennis) said they had a conference with Preston regarding meters and other matters just about the time the shortage was discovered in the cable. He (Cr. Dennis) brought the matter under the notice of the Preston representatives and said he thought the extra cost to Preston would be about £200. He suggested that the two engineers confer and report to their couiKils. Mr. Ashman then made up the extras und forwarded an account to the Preston engineers. They would have noticed by the report in the local paper that the president of Prestonshire hud said that personally he was quite prepared to pay what was fair towards the extra cost. Perhaps they were not in a position to make Preston pay, hut lie (C...
THE FARMER'S OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
THE FARMER'S OPPORTUNITY. Rssentlally ilno wools grow scarcer ovory year, nnd each year the do maud Increases, tlio result being ox trcme prices ror superfine wool. This season the trade curly recognised the fact Unit there would not lio enough fine'wools to go around, and compe tltlou all along has boon exception ally 'keen, Whilst It is a matter for regret with buyers" that ; the special ly Hue wooIb are gradually disap pearing, the popular type of sheep to day with ibreeders Is a robust animal producing n henvy flece of medium wool. This class of sheep Im3 been found to ibo the 'best paying propo sition, and wool-growers are not in the 'business for the .benefit of their health, and must cling to what, pays best. Still, a word of caution Is not out of place, that fineness must not be altogether overlooked, nnd high as the prices of line wool are to-day, thc-y are likely 'to go higher In the years to come. In fact, Lt is only by paying extreme prlccs that Iwyers can hope for any e...
PRESTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. FAREWELL TO THE REV. GEO. CARSON. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
PRESTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. FAREWELL TO THE KEV. GEO. ', CAKSON. The members of the Preston and Thornbury Presbyterian Churches held a social in the Preston Presbyterian Church on Monday evening last to bid farewell to the Rev. Geo. and Mrs. Car son, who are leaving the district for Mornington. The church was crowded, and the proceedings were of a happy nature throughout. The Kev. J. 1. Robertson, moderator of the Presbytery of Melbourne North, occupied the chair. After the proceedings had been opened I with a'hymn & prayer,the chairman said | that the occasion of the gathering that evening was for the purpose of bidding farewell to the Rev. Geo. Carson, who had seen fit to accept a call to the Mor ning ton district, and he was sure they all regretted very much losing him. lie had known Mr, Carson for u very long time, and he had always found him one one of the Lest of friends, one always ready and willing to assist other?. I To know Mr. Carson was to love 1 him, for some o...
NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. These matches will be commenced to day, the first elevens a* Northcote Park and the second elevens at Collingwood. j Teams—First elevens— Bailey, Begg, ! Billings, Chesswas, Daley, Friend, His cox, Mitchell, Spieer, Vernon, Yeo mans. Second eleven—Ahern, Horn, Heron, James (2)t Lyon, McPhee, Stud ley, Tresidder, Wilkinson, Yeomans.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
II A Church Notlc«0. A"l"l~S a I NTS' CHUlfcH, . NORTHCOTE. Sunday Services: Morning, Rev. A. C. Kkm.away. Afternoon nnd evening, Rev. A. R. Enns. 01,Y TRINITY, THORNBURY (Railway Parade). Sexagesima Sunday. II n.iu., Morning I'raycr rind Litany, l!ev. A. I!. Elius. 7.:!(1 p.m.. Evening Prayer nnd Sej" inmi. Rev. K. W. Ramsay. N. I!. —There will be no celebration nt 8 ii.ni. LI, SAINTS' CIIIIRC IT, PRESTON. Sexagesima Sunday. 8 a.m., Holy Communion (Guild). 11 a.m., Mntins and Litany. 7.30 p.m., "God's Call." Rev. I?. C. A. Eva. ORTHCOTE PRESnYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Minister: Rev. R. W. Rock. Sabbath Services: Mori ing, "What a Man Loses by Taking No Stock in Religion." Evening,- "The Christian's Security." RESTON AND THORNBURY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES. S::r.(i-.v.,JKth Februarv. ■ Nui'Lli .ULj:ljull!!k\ V.'i'l t • ri':i vl i 1 :i>: cliarpes vacant: Preston, U a.m. thornbury, 7 p.m. O Ii t H COTE M E t H O DI S t CHURCHES. N Sunday Services: MICH STREET. • * Harvest Thanksgiving....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
Produco Morchantl J. A. BOSTOCK, HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE, WISHES to thank his patrons for tholr past favors, and aIeo to inform thorn that ho soIIb tho boot BOX F/REWOOD NEWCASTLE JOAL, ALTONA BROWN COAL, at Molbourne Prloos for Cash. Out Green Bono, Victorian Ohloken Me*l, Pigeon Peas, Canary Seod and Sand, %\%* 8holl Grit for Fowls' All kinds of Produoo at Lowest Rates* Agent for Northooto of Celebrated Slokfe Brand of Rktotitkd CnAnooAL. PlnmberF. J. E. Thomson, Plumber and Gasfitter, 223 HIGH HTREEr, PRKSTON. Plumbing in all branohes attcndcd.to, Kstlmatos for Soworago Connections. Om and Water Laid On. Water Motors Fixod. Pomps and Irrigation a Speciality, ^ G. CHESSWAS, V LICENSED ^LUMBER, .1 % ■: : 7 Elm Strbkt, Nohthcote. Sewerage and General Plumbing Work of overy description undertaken. WATER METERS FIXED. Estimates Givon. Lettors promptly attended to. Annonncemen s E. M. KELSO WISHES to Intimate to the Pablio o, Preeton *nd dfstrlob that he has purchased tbe old establishe...
THe Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
1|l|e Rafter JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1-1. "A meeting of the committee who have in hand the arrangements for the aeries of entertainments to be held in nid of the Austin Hospital, was held at the town imll on Thursday evening, the mayor (Cr, Dennis) in the chair. It was agreed that books of tickets covering the three entertainments be posted to townspeople wi.th a request that they be retained or disposed of. In this way it is hoped that a substantial sum will be raised locally without pressing heavily on any single individual. Entertai iments are be ing arranged to suit all tastes, and in connection with the demonstration at the park it was resolved to offer a prize of one guinea to the lodge «or society making the best display in the proces sion, also a prize of for the best sustained comic character. The North coto South Ratepayers' Association, the Pender's Grove Settlers'Assoiation, the Northcote und Preston Scottish Society and the N...
PRESTON V. BRUNSWICK CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914
PRESTON V. BRUNSWICK CITY. This mutch was concluded last Satur day, the scores then standing—Preston, 19$ (Howe 52 not out); Brunswick, 3 for 50. Brunswick continued their innings, but Blundell's bowling was too good, and they were disposed of for 118, and l saved a follow on by 3 runs. Bridges 42, Madden 35, O'Loughlan 19. Blun HL dell 7 for 55, Ogden 1 for 19. Preston's ^^^cond innings started badly, 8 wickets ^^Ew*£-..for Oy, wheh Mchcupn and FyXo and a'Jiied 76 runs, Mehe playing a splendid innings for 49, including two 6's and four 4's. Fyfe 24 not out. Total, 145. Preston won by 77 on the first innings. To-day's match is against Flemington and Kensington, to be played at New market, near station. The Preston second eleven will play the Erratics at Preston oval to-day. Last Saturday's game had to be can celled owing to the East Melbourne ground being engaged for foot races. Presbyterian association. —Northcote, 6 for 198 (N. Richardson 106, J. Shand 45, E. Richardson 12) v. Bur...