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Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
Property Sales, Stott and Bastings will offer by auc tion on Saturday next a number of building allotments in Kellett street, between Wales and Hamilton streets. Most liberal terms are offered-no de posit-10s to 20s a month. See advertise ment in to-day's issue. Stott and Bastings will sell by auction on Wednesday next at 78 Beaver's road, Northeote, the contents of a six roomed villa, by order of W. Shelton Esq., who is giving up' housekeeping. C. H. Matters and Co. will sell to.day at 3, brick villa, 6 rooms, &c., 13 West street, Preston. Particulars are ad vertised.
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 9. Present :-Crs. Dennis (mayor) Lees, Mason, Tharratt, Woolhouse, Hen derson, Bastings, Schwaebseh, John, son, Hayes, Redmond, McDonoel, Smith, Plant and Glanfield, NORTIICOTE FIRE APPLI ANCES, The Metropolitan Fire Board wrote stating that they would decide upon thl matter of provision and allotment Cf lnow appliances when the proposed new loan is flated -Received, CIOXr'ON STATION LIGHTING, The Railway Department wrote declining to do anything further to improve the lighting at Croxton sta ti.-n,-Rtceived, LODGE NOTICE BOARD, A, C. Willituis, secretary A.N.A., Northcote, wrote asking for permission to erect a suitable notice board in front of lodge room (small hall, next municipal buildings.)-Referre I to finance committee, on the motion of Cr. Wuolhouso INSURANCE BUSINESS, E H Smith wrote applying for the council's insurance business und'r the Workers' Compensation Act 1914, which has just become law.-Referred to finance committee, on the...
VALUE OF POLITENESS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
VALUE OF POLITENESS Politeness is one's most valuable asset, hoth financially and socially, it costs nothing, and profits much; it makes the one who practises it hapliy is well as the one receiving it. Everyone should show marked politeness to their elders. Especially polite cbhldren are loved and noticed 'by everyone, while no one cares for rude, impolite children. Everyone should practise politeness, as it will do more to better the world than any one thing; in fact, It covers everything, To be a good Christian one has to be polite. A rude, impolite man or woman cannot have much infllence, \Ve all enjoy going into a nice polite home. \\'e love to be associated with such people. If all would practise politeness more we would be hap pier, and I am sure we could make our friends and associates happier. Parents should begin w!th their children while they are small, andt not only teach them, but should prac. Uise it themselves, for after a child has formed habits it is very hard to cha...
HOW TO MILK A COW. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
HOW TO MILK A COW, Milking (says a writer in "Fearm and Home") is an art, accomplished only by 'patience and practice. To be a good milker one thing essential is a sweet temper, as one has not to mind if he or she does get a swish in the eye with a long tall. When I got a new cow to milk, the first thing I do is to get to know.tho posltion in which she likes to stand during the process, This done, half the dilliculty Is over. When I ap proach her I always speak and put my stool down quietly, If thrown down it is likely to upset her and cause her to be restless all through, I now clean the udder from all dust; if covered with much, as is often the case when going out to grass, I 'wash thoroughly and dry, Cleanliness at this stage saves many a complaint from Ithe dairy, The heat milker can not get good results from tainted milk. I now take the two front teats logether, and milk very easily for a tinme, and likewise the two hack ones, except in the case of a cow with three tea.ts, then...
TIMES TO COOK PUDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
I'~1E, O0 COOK PUDDINGS. An pudding In a basin ( should one and a half to two and a ours, according to size; steaml ed, three hon'rs, Apple lllllpllngs: 1Bolled, one and three-quarter hours; steamed, one and a half hours; baked, one hour. Ilatter pudding: I3olled, two hours; steamed, two and a half hours; baked, one hour. Bread pud ding: lolled, one and a half hours; steamed, two hours, Cab'net pud ding: Steamed, one and a half hours, ('hristmas pudding: lolled, six to tea hours, D)ate pudding: Boiled, two and a half hours. Orangeo pudding: flaked, hal'f an hour. Paradise pud. ding: BIoiled, three hours; baked, one and a half hours,
TRUE ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
TRUE ECONOMY, IEcononmy is not going illiout tihe thing we need when we have the nmoney to buy it. 0Econoumy Is not keeping a good thing on the top shelf and using a poor one bectause it will do. Economy is making the most of what we have, and getting thlings that will help us to do better as fast as we earn the money to buy them.
WORK MEANS SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
WORK MEANS SUCCESS. It len't luck or soime special gift of ability or gcnius that finally rounds up success. It's hard wot k-steady cticktoativeness day in and day out, Psi days in the week, tending your own little pl?c of life anwl keeping it free from weeds, nitl an honest day of reEting and upbuilding on the sev enth, with the keynote of integrity sountling through the whole, from the beginning of Sunday morning to the ending of Salturday night. Invest a little of your ,pare cash in maki?ig the hotme better. ou urely. will get good returns then, and you need not lose a wink of sleep.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
Taps, Bathroom, and all other Sanitary Arrangements of Your House lust be kept in perfect order For years I have given if you would enjoy health and complete satisfaction to my comfort this Summer-and customers and their recom comfort this Summer-anld mendations are helping my always. Good work can be business to grow. The same carried out only by a plumber attention given to small and who has had experience as well large jobs alike, My charges as scientific knowledge of are very reasonable. modern plumbing methods. Estimates free for all bran I have both. ches of the trade. For Prompt and Reliable Plumbing Work come to JOHN SHAW 305 HIGH ST., NORTHCOTE Phone, Northcote 96 for a Days Drive-a Weeks Tour, or Longer -' / Nothing can equal the pleasure of passing swiftly and smoothly through the S ' country in a motor car. To do this does not neces sitate the possession of a car-you can hire one for any length of time. The hire of luxurious, smooth running' touring cars is our business,...
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. [Before Dr. Cole, P M, and Messrs Plant and Bailey, J's.P.] BREAKING STREET LAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 February 1914
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. [Bfore Dr. Cole, P M, and Messrs Plant and Bailey, J's.P.] BREAKING STREET LAMPS. Frank "Mitchell, a youth, was 'hai'ged with having broken a street lamp, the property of council, valued at d. le lopleaded guilty. Dr. Cole, P.M,-You are a cadet, and you were in uniform that ntight -Yes. Dr. Cole-You give the cadets a very bad name when you do this sort of thing. Sergeant Arthur-It is not the first occasion the lamps have boon broken. It is a frequent occurrence, and we have great ditficulty in tracing the offenders, There are two other catses, but they will be dealt with by the children's court. Defendant was ordered to pay a fine of 10s and 9d damages: Dr Cole-I hope this will be a les son to the cadets to leave the property of the council alone, CLAIM FOR HOARD AND LODGING, Ernest Bedford, a young mian, was sued by Mrs. Elizabeth Potter, of Hollry street, for the recovery of V£2l 10s, alleged to be due f r 30 'weel.s' board and lodging, ...
CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTION. A fashionably-dressed woman of 48, Ilhunnah Gortdons Watson, who was stated to be the widow of a formet Consul of tile United States, was to noiaded oin ball at Bow stlreet, yestor day (reports "The Daily News," Dl - cembot 23), chtarged lwlth fraudulently obtalning credit to the extent o £7e odd at the Waldorf Hotel. The defendant w as wearing a longt bilack velvet coat, trhnmted with fur and was he avly veiled. Dotectioves.lergent Collinsh stated that ie saw the defendant at Challrnhg-clross Station on Saturtday afternoon, and s?hl to ler, I eolieuve you rolresenot yournself to be the Hen, Mrs WatsonT" She replled, "Yes," After tole wrr.o ant one in Autrd bu fro Ameri %le."l~~ had been cead to her siloe said, "I have done nothlng wrong, I Intended to pay my bill,. I expected some money from Australia which should havne en delayed ann I am left in a slix but as S00Ul as It arrlves I shall pay them, Itol thu em how I was placed, find thtey tolhl m...
BOAT RUNNING STORY OF A LONDON SALT [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
BOAT RUNNING STORY OF A LONDON SALT Most Londoners with a memory of Dockland, which includes some know ledge of the Old Mahogany Bar and of Blackwall Pier when emigrants embarked there on sailing ships for rilthe Antipodes (quarters of beef sus pended on tackle abaft the mainmast) | ould know how to get to Poverty Corner,. Of course, that is not its name. Deilng so close to Leadenhall street it Is more respectably christened. It is in close touch with the shipping of fleces and the produce markets. There Is a railway station near, and gath ered round are shops selling nIautical instruments and charts, the oilicos of shl chandlers, and pilaces where you may fit out apprentices for sea with everything from the marine soap to the gold-laced cap. Standing on the kerb there, or lean ing against the walls, are men who might be permanent features of the landscape. They stand thoughtfully smolting, gazing into vacancy for hours at a time, A "SEASIDE" PICTURE If the usual Londoner ihurr'ying...
FIRE AT DOCK HISTORIC TOWER AND STORES DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
FIRE AT DOCK HISt'ORIC TOWEIR AND STORES DESTROYED, One of the most disastrous fires in the history of the Royal Dockyard at Iortsmouthl took place onl Saturday night, and was only extlnguished early ycesterday morning, after two lives had Ibeen lost and damage had I)eon done that is roughly estimated at half a ml lion in extent (rep'irts "Tihe Daily Ex I ress" of Decenl'mber 22). The dead len are Pensioner Signal man Pook and Signalman Stewart, who were on dluty in the selmphore tower. Manly things tlhat have been hurned cannot he replaced. They in clude warship models and valuable naval records, A great block of buildings, covering an acreo of ground, with a frontage of 700 feet, and contalining an enormous quantity of naval stores, has been burnt, out, Thle falnous senmaphore tower which has for nearly a century becn thile cen trll naval signalling station of the p)rt, has been destroyed, The great nel battle-cruiser Queen Mary, which was anchored close to the scene of the fire, ...
MAPS OF NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
MAPS OF NORTHIOTE. The recent serious mistake in estima ting the length of trench and cable in connection with tile electriclightscheme, caused by data being taken from a faulty map, has roused the Northeote town council to the necessity of having a reliable map prepared. Cr. Redmond on Monday evening said £20 had been placed on the estimates for a new map, butonly £12 9s had been expended in producing it, He sugges ted that it would be very nice if they could get 200 maps of reduced size for £17, 20 of which could be mounted on rollers and copies presented to council lors, to whom they would be very use ful. Many ratepayers would, he knew, be glad to be able to procure a copy of the map. Hle moved that the matterbe referrel to the committee of tile whole, Agreed to, Estate and Insurance Agents ii hy OWN YOUR HOME Why not buy your own home, and pay for it while enjoying it ? The payments are not much more than the rent you have to pay now - and in a few years the house is yours. Ask...
DOMESTIC ECONOMY SERVANT SAVED £2000. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
DOMESTIC ECONOMY SERVANT SAVED £2000. A pleasing, and ovidently authentic, story comes from Unitimore about a family servant, says the New York "Nation." Sheo came from Germany twenty seven years ago, has lived with one Baltimoro family over since, end now returns to Germany wi th te tidy enum of nearly £2000, accumulated by steady saving. Particulars as to wages are wanting, but It is evident that she has been having all those years a comfortable home and has beeoon thor onghiy apprecinted in the household in which siheo lived. It hi not improbable that her wvages have been somewhat mnoro liberal than usual, and that she has received pro sents that have helped her to ceonomtiso in the matter of dress. But It is to bo noted at once that there is nothing in the least marvellous about the tale. There are thousands of servants who, without sacrifiing the requirements of comfort or self-respect, and without falling to live up to a very good stand ard of appeairance as to clothing, could...
DEMAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS GO BEGGING [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
DEMIAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTg GO BIEGGING The popular supposition that mcdi cine is no overcrowded profession l.is being exploded. Tho real truth is tihat there is an extraordinary shortnaeo o doctors at tile presenllt mnomenllt and men cannot 1e found willine to accelnt public apolintments. So serious has the ouestion beconme that at the opening of the next unrlia menlltary session a demand will ie pressed for the apllointment of a de ipartmental committee or n r Commission to inquiro Into the w'hol qullstiion of the registration of the medical service of the country. Ailpointments which a little over n year ago would have brlought fifty nn Ilicants, have been advertised for six or eight mollnllths in the medical '... nals without bringing a sinle roldv in splite of the fact that the salirloe have been Increased bv 100 nor cent (says "The Daily Express"). Dr Cox, the medical secretar\' of hi Pritish Mediclcal Association., stolc? yesterday that he ascribed the l " t,?e ago to th...
"THE COONEYITES" NEW RELIGIOUS SECT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
"TlHE COONEYITES" NIW RIGLIGIOUS SECT, A remarkable libel action brought against tile proprietors of the weekly newspaper "The People" at tile In stance of two members of a religious sect known as "The Coonoyites" or or tho "G''o-Practhers," came before MIr Justice Darlington in the King's Ponchl division, upon an announcement of settlement (says "TIthe Daily Mail" of I)December 12). It had been agrced that the defen dants should pay the plaintiffs £100 as danmages and the solicitors' and clients' costs, and that the defendants should publish an aplology. 'The plaintiffs were Mr Ernest Walker List, a farmer and carrier of Deben ham, near Stowmarket, Suffolk, and rit Edward Cooney, formerly of tnnis killen, Ireland. Counsel: For the plaintiffs, IMr Blromley Eames and IMr Parish; for the defendants, Mr E. . Spence. M1r Ealmes, in nnnouncing the settlo ment, said the libel charged tile plain tiffs with carrying on the white slave tralic under the guise of a religious movement, The "Go-...
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
CHURCH NEWS.. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. Baptist.--11, "Crossing Ccdron "; 7, Workers' service; afternoon, "Am i my brother's keeper." The evening service will in future commence at 7 instead of 7.30, and the open-air service will be held at 8.15 p.m. Northcote Congregational.-ll a.m., "Why Are We Congregationalists?" and "Preach the Word; 7p.m., "The World's Number Two Man. All Saints', Preston.-7.30, "Seemly Charity." Holy Trinity, Thornbury.-7.30 p.m., "Perfection." Sunday will be harvest thanksgiving Sunday in nearly all the Methodist churches of the Preston circuit, Minis ters attending the coming conferenlce will preach at Preston and South lres ton, and the churches will he decorat(led. The Revs. J. H. Cocks, of 'l'erang, aol the Rev. John Stafford, of Kyabram, vwHIi be the special preachers, as will be seen from the advertisement. Harvest thanksgiving :ervices \will be held at All Saints', Northcotc, to-mor row. Thei lIv. A. C. Kellaway will olliciate in thie mlorniag andl the IR...
PEARLS MATCH WOMEN'S COMPLEXIONS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
PEARLS MATCTI WVOMEN'S COMPLEXION8 T'ilhe lpIlrominenco given to pearls by the proceedings in connection with the theft of Mr Max LtiLyor's necklace, which he valued at £140,000, has called attention to the immense sums paid for these gemnr,. Pearls are now the most fashionable Jewels, and women buyers take care to secure a shade to match their complexion (according to "The Daily Mail"). "Dark or yellow pearls," saiid Mr IlMayer, "become darlk womnen, while light pearls are worn to betteur advan tage by women of fair complexion. In recent years the dercand for pearls has increased because the ostentatiousnems of diamonds and rubles often offends the taste, A woman can easily wear £100,000 worth of pearls in excellent tasto, but diamonds worth £20,000 would b) very obtrlustiveo." TH'PIIREE GOOD PEARLS Mr Mayer said that so fur as he kInow Ills famous necklace was the most valualle in existence, but it was pos sllble that necklaces bought for a far les sum ten or fifteen years ago wer...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
LOCA LISMS Pure milk seems to be the rule now, not the exception. The last 11 samples sent by the Preston inspector were all above the standard. Preston council on Monday evening had the welcome intimation from the Under-Treasurer that a cheque awaited them of £650, Government subsidy. Almost wipes out the overdraft. Preston council has received an intim-. ation from the Chief Secretary's Office that March 4-the day of the children's picnic-has been proclaimed a public holiday throughout the shire, Mr. Leslie C. Webster, B.D.Sc., L.D.S., dentist, of High street, North cote, will have charge of the Oral Hygiene Department at the A.N.A. Exhibition next Monday night, the 23rd. inst., and Will be demonstrating on the care of the teeth at 8.30 p.m. The mayoress (Mrs. S. Dennis) re spectfully requests the presence of rep resentatives of all friendly societies and other local orgamnsations at a meeting to be held in the town hall next Wednes day evening to make arrangements for the torchli...