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CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CLUB ELEVEN. The club eleven played n team repre senting the Y.M.C.A. last Saturday on the Merri park. Northcote won the toss and batted first, opening with Hur ley and Sherry. A good start was made, 49 being up before Burley was caught after making 15. Sherry soon followed after making 22. Trinnick was batting well when no was thrown out after getting 35. Heron 28, Dunn 22, Price 22, Mitchell 18, and Robinson 11 all bat ted well. Northcote's innings totalled 220, made in 2J hours. Y.M.C.A. could do nothing with Andrews' bowling. He fot 7 wicKets for 11 runs off 1 overs, his "colt" is well worth a trial in the second eleven. His ligures to date are 33 wickets for 168 runs oir GO overs. Trinnick also bowled well, getting 2 for 9. At closing time Y.M.C.A. had lost9 wickets for 26. The game will be con cluded to-day. |

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THEATRE OF FUTURE DOOM OF SPOKEN WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

THEATRE OF FUTURE DOOM OP SPOKEN WORDS. Kvon thoso who do not agrco with M. Leon Bakst's theories on tho develop ment of various forms of urt will not dony tho freshness and originality which makes tho Ilussiun painter one of tho most interesting personalities of tho Paris of to-day (says the Paris cor respondent of "Tho Daily News," De cember 18). •M, Bukst is thoroughly sincere in his convictions. Ho doesn't play to the gallery, .though ho may startle it by such dicta as thoso enunciated to-day in the course of my chat with him in tils atelier on tho Boulevard Malshor bes. " TRIUMPH OP PAINTING "The theatre of tho future means the triumph of painting and tho gradual abolition of tho spoken word," ho be gan^ "Tho spoken word will And another and a moro modernist arena. Tho book, whether tragedy or drama, will be sufllcient to Itself, without be ing obliged to havo recourse to inter pretation, whiclv always leaves some thing to bo desired. "Tho actor seoks In rejoinder-<u...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FAMOUS SLOVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

FAMOUS SLOVENS. II. is surprising-how euro less of their outer appearance mnny fatuous men Imvo boon. It is snitl of Turner,' tlio great landscapo painter, Hint liis hands woro tlio smntlest and dirtiest hands on record, l'orluips tlint is im exaggera tion, but lio wns cortainly vory slovenly in his dress. Ho woro a black kwiiIIow tnil dress eont, very much in need of u clothes-brush vigorously applied, and in tlio warmest as well as in tlio coldest weather lio woro around his throat a sort of wrap or muffler, which lie would unloose, lotting tlio onds dnnglo down in front and clip into tho colors:of his paletto. He always worked oitlier witli liis old hat on his head or with this sanio largo muffler over his liond. His nppenninco wns'moro lilto that of an old-timo conchinnn than of a famous Hoynl Acndoinieinn, for ho was. short and stout, with a red and blotchy face. I>r. Johnson's slovonliness has almost passed into a proverb. Tliero aro many contemporary accounts of his turnin...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BABIES FOR £20 EACH MAN AND WOMAN MISSING [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

BABIES FOR £20 EACH . MAN AND WOMAN MISSING ; All efforts-to find the whereabouts of a, middle-aged couple named Melbourne, iliud fulled. It was reported yesterday, Avhen - an inquest was - resumed at Southwark on a nino-weelcs-old child < (says "The Dally Mail'!, of December 12). Tho child, whosemother. Ethel Mel bourne, lived with the, missing, couple, had been placed with a foster-mother,, who was paid • £20. Another girl, a Javanese, who lived with tho Mel bournes, also had a child*' which after wards died. It. too, had been adopted by a foster-mother for £20. One of the girls was understood to be an adop ted .daughter.and the other a:niece of the Melbournes., ; Charity , Tedman,: a railway porter's .wife, of - Nightingale grove,. Hither Greon, said she had a daughter named Ethel; Tedman,aged 17. The last time she saw her: was.last { summer, when* she culled on the witness. Mrs Mel bourne wag the witness's sister. Abouc j two years ago Mrs Melbourne wanted a ! maid an...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CHAPTER XII. Queeiiio was alone In lier bedroom. The morrow was her wedding-day. Sho was to be married In her travelling gown, and it lay outspread on her lied. A large box, branded Voile and Co., contained her hat. Two largo travel ling trunks-occupied further spaco. The family wore, gathered together at Southbourne. air. Gordon Price and Philip -were staying'at ail hotel hard by, and Beryl, who seemed affected with a chronic redness of her eyelids, had obtained a room in the same house as her mother and Queenie. Michael Thorne was bearing all ex penses—it was Ills party—though tho fact was transparently glazed over by tho fiction that Mr. Price had been recently successful in business opera tions lu the city. Early that afternoon Michael Thorne, accompanied by the friend who was to ligure as best man, had motored down from London. Qiieenie was alono In her bedroom, though tho rest of the family were gathered together In Mrs.. Price's pleasant sitting-room overlooking tho sea. Mrs....

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DARING JEWEL ROBBERY SUBSTITUTED BOX [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

DARING JEWEL ROBBERY I SUBSTITUTED BOX I A few days ago curious news was re 1 ceivcd from Nantes to tho effect that a during Jewel robbery had been com mitted there to the detriment of a travelling agent, whose box of jewels was mysteriously removed, and another tilled with soap, put in Its place (says the Paris correspondent of "Tho l>ally Telegraph,*' December lfi). Tho agent, IU. Monnot, had come from Besancon with a box full of jewels and a valise. As he had to visit a number of jewellers in the town, he called on one of them, who was till then his best customer, a certain M. PJazolles; and as his box was too heavy to move about easily, he asked the jeweller to Keep it for him as well as the valise. On the following day, according to M. PlazolJes, a messenger camc and told him that he had orders to take the box and tho valise to the railway {nation. The jeweller stated that ho gave up tho articles, but soon afterwards he "a 1 leged 'that ho had doubts, and tele phoned to M. M...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA LECTURE IN WORKSOP [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA LECTURE IN WORKSOP The preacher, lit St. John's Church, Worksop, on Sunday wuh the Itew W. Li. Langley, Hector of St, Stephen's, Newtown, Sydnoy, New South Wales (reports "The Worksop Guardian" In a' December issue). JTo delivered stirring addresses in the morning and evening in the church and lo the Brotherhood In St. John's Institute In tho afternoon. He attended Work sop under the auspices of the Colonial and Continental Church Society, which exists for tho purpose of looking after the spiritual welfare of our country men who settle "down under." Thcro was a large attendance in the Inntituto on Monday evening, when Mr J^angley gave a lantern lecture entitled "The Church Beneath the Southern Cross/' The ilev. J. II. Bligh pre sided. After the singing of a hymn (tho chairman being at tho piano), and prayer, Mr Bligh introduced tho lecturer. lie remarked that no Intro duction was necessary, as he bad twice preached in tho Church and iu tho In stitute tho previous...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SMOKING IN BUNKS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

SMOKING IN BUNKS When tho Board of Trade inquiry in to tho burning of tho emigrant ship VoUurno was resumed yesterday (says the "Daily Mall" of December f>), a slccrngo steward who was known in the VoUurno us "Samson" — "because j l vos so leedlc," lio explained to the , court — narrated in voluble broken j "English how- tho "bright, bright ; flames" rushed out of No. 1 hold, j .Mr Raeburn (for , tho Board of (Trade): Did you see passengers falling j overboard?—Yes. Where was that?—On tho after-deck. A Frenchman took, his daughter, I think it was, and threw her into tho water. Then ho throw his wife and jumped with her without any warning. Ho was craay. He was a cabin pass enger. All tho emigrants were prdperly pro vided with lifebelts, though tho wit ness had noticed during tho voyage that whenever tho people wanted a piece of string they cut the strings off tho bolts. . Counsel: How did you get tho life belts on tho children?—Some* small children wo put them twico round. In oth...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE^ Many fine pictures are showing this week. The programme for this after noon and evening includes a particularly good pathe film entitled "The Waster, which is 6000 feet long and superbly colored;^ Hawker's aeroplane flights, and a Keystone comedy, "TheNeroe" The first three nights of next week "The Great Audacity," a romance of the circus ring, will be shown. It is a drama teeming with surprises and thrilling sensations. For the remainder of the week three big features will be sreecncti. viz— Our New Minister" "The White Feather" and "The Cham pion."

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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HOUSE OF BEDFORD BURKE'S COMMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

HOUSE. OF BEDFORD BURKJS'S COMMENT. The big sale of the Duke of Bed ford's property (Covent Garden) recalls a statement of Burko as to liow the earlier Kussells got their vast landed possessions. "The Duke of Bedford/' he said, "Is the leviathan of all creatures of the Crown. . . The grants to the Houso of Bedford were so enormous as not only to outrage economy but to stagger credulity." At one time the Duke of Bedford was set down as holding 86,42-1 acres in eight counties. A great deal of his property has been sold of lato years. Sir John MncdonncU, in his work on' the land question, has some sovero strictures concerning the Duke of Bed ford's gates, now, of course, done away with* "which arc closed at early, odd, and inconvenient hours, and which in dicate the selgncurial rights to treat some of the populous-districts of Lon don as if they were private gardons." The motto of the Riissclls is the fatalist one, "Che sara, sara"—What will bo, will be. ■ PRESENT DUKE. The Duke of Bed...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

f You'll always find up-l;o-date styles in Neckwear at Waiidrop'S. 11 We pay special attention to the needs of tasteful dressers—that is why you will note the finest selection of Neckwear in our Store. If Heading a man's character by his Neckwear may not always be a safe guide, but every straw shows which way the wind blows. | You ain't afford to go round in shabby Neckwear when we are , offering the smartest styles at these low prices. II Shirts and Hats, too. Our Mr. Hosking is always stocking the latest in styles, so we are always right up to date. Call and See Our Grand Selection. — WARDROP "TAILOR OF QUALITY" CNR. SMITH & JOHNSTON STS„ COLUNGWOOD

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PATHOS OF LAST TURN WILL POWER TRIUMPHS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

: PATHOS OF LAST TURN WILL POWER TRIUMPHS. Jn the old days at the Pavilion Mr ' .Murk Melford, the brother of Austen I Melford, often appeared , in his sketch I "Non-Suited," and at his farewell matl .nee at the Little Theatre yesterday, ho jonce more took the part of Mr Stur geon, K.C. (says the "Dally News" No-1 vcmber. 28). i The veteran actor is very III indeed, i and; It- was only by strength of will | that he was .able to take his last turn.1 There was still the same dry humor i in Sturgeon's cross-examination, and the same incisive asides. At the end of the afternoon, sur rounded b.v his friends and those who had taken part in the performance, Mr Mark Melford recited his own poem on the Suffragette's hard path us pioneer. Miss lOtbei Tilbury had to prompt him from the book, and it was pathetic to tee how the sick man forgot his weak ness in the pleasure of declaiming his poem. Many actors have taken fare well of the stage, but none in such touching circumstances. There could ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CHAPTER XI. My dear clie-lld—Michael—the dear fellow—has .told me the great and joyous news. Bless you, Queenle! May your married life he one long summer day, flooded with sunshine and cloudless; may your only troubles be little ones. Throughout my life, a life of disappointment and perpetual grim light against adverse circumstan ces, my first thought has been, always my wife's and our children's welfare their happiness. My heart Is too full for a long letter. I know not whether to weep or laugh. The thought of los ing you—it seems only yesterday I was tip-toeing into the bedroom where you nestled, a newborn little mite, in your dear mother's arms; -what more beautiful, more touching picture?—the thought of losing you would be un bearable, but for the knowledge that I am surrendering my dear daughter to a strong, noble, worthy fellow who will cherish, love, and honor her. Thanks to a successful stroke of business, I am in a position to open an account at Voile's—Voile's, whero you o...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"THE MASTER'S MASTER" RIGHT TO HIT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

"THE MASTER'S MASTER" RIGHT TO HIT. Herbert Morter, the village postmast er of Clreat Cresslngham, Norfolk, was charged at Swaffham yesterday with assaulting two boys in the school play ground (says the "Daily Mall" of No vember 27). The boys said that Morter's boy had stoned them, but they did not retalitate. The defendant, wont to the school and hit them several times, saying they had hit his son. The mother of one of the .hoys was stated to have asked the de fendant why he bit her boy, anil he said. "1 am a school manager appointed by the Norfolk Education Committee. 1 am the schoolmaster's master. 1 can go Into the playground and hit boys. There Is no law to prevent mo." Morter, in defence, said the boys were a nuisance, and had Ill-treated his son. The chairman said the Bench folL strongly that the defendant had abused his position, and had" by this case prov ed himself unfit for it. Morter was I fined £1/8/, Including costs. '

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The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER X.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY F/.RMER, i.nthor of "TUo Woucy-Lendor," "12a Quiltry Street," "Uondnge," etc. (AU Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER X.—Continued. Thome's hand closed over tho bank-note. The general public lmd con signed tho Hasted bank robbery to tho Umbo of forgotten things. Tho pollco had plgcon-holod it. Only n very small portion of tho money stolen, In the shape ot notes concealed In Stan more's bedroom, had been recovered at tho time. Tho police theory had been, and was, that tho bulk, composed mostly of notes, bonds, and securities, tho greater part being moro or Icbs negotiable with caution, might after a tinio /liter back into circulation, probably on tho Continent. Tho racc • course was nnother recognised place for the getting rid of stolon notes. The police were pretty sure on one sul> v ject, whether Stanmoro had Invented , • tho story ot Uoy Staunard to distract v..attention, from his real confederate, or lmd worked the robbery single handed: wl-on Stanmoro had ...

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CROXTON RECREATION GROUND. RE-REGISTRATION AGREED TO TEN VOTES TO FIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CROXTON RECREATION GROUND. .« (i ! KE-REGISTRATiOfrf''.AGREED TO. TEN VOTES TO FIVE. The application of Mr. J. J. Randall, licensee of the Croxton Park Motel, for re-registration of the Croxton Recrea tion Reserve came up for consideration at the meeting of t'ie Northcote town council on Monday evening. Sergeant Arlhur reported that he had the ground under observation for six months, and as far as the inside of the ground is concerned it was well conduc 1 ted. Northco-o is growing rapidly, consequently the traflic in this particu lar part of the street is getting very heavy, and during the football season all sorts, from all over Melbourne, gather at the ground, and there in an almost constant stream of young men going to and from the ground to the hotel, drinking and hanging about the street, and respectable people cannot pass without gomjj out on to the road. This, combined with systematic betting carried on in the vicinity, hnd caused him to always be sending constables there. Th...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PRESENTATION TO MRS. CARSON [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

PRESENTATION TO MRS. CARSON | Mrs. Braithwaite, wife of the presi dent oC the shire and president of the Ladies' Benevolent Soeiety, entertained Mrs. Carson, who has been an officer and member of the Benevolent Society from its inception, at her home on Mon day afternoon last. The whole of the members of the society were present, together with several other lauies. A very pleasant afternoon was spent, dur ing which Colonel Braithwaite, on be half of the ladies, presented Mrs. Car- | son with a silver eperjjne as a mark of | esteem and in recognition of her long services to the society. At Monday's meeting of the Preston branch of the A.W.A. "a memory com petition will be held. The business address of Watkins and Julian, carpenters and joiners, shop front and showcase specialists, appears in our advertising columns.

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CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. Congregational.—11, "Why are we Protestants?"; 7, "Profitin Prayer." Preston Methodist.—11. "The music of the wells, or the joy of religious life and service"; 7, " file young man's dream." All Saint?', Preston.—7.30 p.m., "God's Call." Northcote Presbyterian.—11, " What a man loses by takinp no stock in religion 7 "The Christian's security." Northcote Methodist.—11, "Waiting eyes." Holy Trinity, Thornbury.—Morning, Rev. A. K. Ebbs; evening at 7.30, Rev. F. W. Ramsay. No 8 a.m. celebrations. Harvest Festival.—Sunday at the Baptist church will be harvest festival day. Rev. E. Harris, of Geelong, is to be the preacher. Both on the Sunday and at the Monday fruit social the choir will l ender special singing. Mr. Carter, who will conduct, is one of the finest of choir conductors, having in London (in connection with the iirst Baptist World Convention) organised the choirs. As a practical outcome of the thanksgiving it is hoped £20 will be raised. In th...

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The Northern Tramway Extension League. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

fho Northern Tramway Exten sion League. The annual meeting of the above league was hold on Thursday, 5th Febru ary. Mr. Sutch moved that the Northcotc council l)e written to requesting them to get an export's report as to probnble cost and income of the proposed tram. Messrs I'earl, Clarke, Walker, and Cr. Schwaebsch spoke against the resolu tion, and it was afterwards withdrawn. The election of officers for the ensu ing year resulted as follows:—President, Mr. J. Sutch; vice-presidents—Crs. Ottery, Schwaebsch, Allchin, and Mr. Pearl; treasurer, Mr. J. Robb; secre tary, Mr. W. H. Smith; committee Messrs Bond, Burke, Wilks, Clarke, M. Fitzgerald, W. Dedmnn, Coomber, R. F. Brown, II. R. Smith, Walker, Bredin, M. Hannah, M.L.A., J. G. Membrey, M.L.A., and Lehrke. The meeting agreed to ask Cr Thnrrattj to attend the public meeting, on tl 12th, i.nd that n rrplv bo solicited frjj fh-> othef iv.T"counui3nr. :iuroy, nrrattJ ii thoM m

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LESSONS WITH BABIES SUBSTITUTES FOR DOLL [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 February 1914

LESSONS WITH BABIES SUBSTITUTES POK DOI-L : The district of- Merton, Surrey, is proud- of : tho possession, of tho two youngest heroines In England. .These are Kathleen Shipton, aged six weeks, j and Roso Bennett,: aged seven months. They are the two - babies who have | been chosen: to replace tho doll which J until recently, was used in the Single gate Council. Girls' School for the in struction of tho scholars in. domestic acoinpllshments. The doll had: been almost worn out by its long course of dressing and un dressing and. washingjand putting to sleep. When; it was proposed to sub stitute infants the danger to them was pointed out, but tho girls of the school maintain that the risks were exagger ated. .Tho doll, it-. is stated, was never dropped in all its existence, and under the eyes of their experienced teachers the girls handle the human substitutes as carefully., Kathleen and Rose (says "The Dally Mail" of December 12) If appearance is anything, are waxing strong on tho rou...

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