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PURE WATER FOR COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
PURE WATER FOR COW8, Pure water for cows is as import* ant in milk production as the food they eat. Much has been written concerning the rations for dairy cows, but not so much about the water the cow drinks and its rela tion to pure milk and the health of the animal. The dairy cow needs an abundant supply of pure water, not only as an aid to digestion and other bodlly needs, but to produce her nor. mal supply of milk, If the cows do not get enough water, the milk flow will be decreased, just as surely as if they did not get enough food. There are various reasons why water consumed 'by dairy cows should be pure. In the first place, pure water promotes the health of the animals, Cows which are compelled to drink impure water usually fall away rapidly. Impure water contains the ova of dangerous parasites. These parasites attack all kinds of farm animals that drink water containing the ova. The dangerous thing is that the cause of the loss of animals by parasites is unsuspected, and th...
Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. The forlnightly meeting was Ihld ill tile Pender's Grove hall, the plresidtlt (31M, Phillips) in the chair. About At0 menl bers wor' lpre.Cent. Cor I'efpolllledII1, was received fromi thlie Cloeer Settle. mnat IIoarld withl reference to street constructin and other InalltteI?s, statingl that a replly would be forwarded na SOoll tS t10e IrlesenCt Rsession closes. From Mr. Lawson, Minister of Landls, stating that the RIoyal Commission is to be a I'arliamenltary onre, and that a representative settler could not be apl. pointeid. Much dissatisfaction was ex* pressed by the Tuembers that tihe Go vernment had l efused to carry out their request and appointl a settler oni the Comnmission. 'hlie Social Commnittee reported that a most successful social haind been held on Feb. 7th, and that they had decfded to carry them on once a fortnight from Saturday, Feb. 28th. The Executive Coimmittee reported t lihat arrangements had been made with Mr, Reiitoul thl...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY F/RMER, tiuthor of "The Money.Iender," "12a Qulltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XI,--Continued, "Come out-and have a drink!" re peated Mr. Gordon Price, still mum. bling. He, too, like Michael Thorns, had broken out Into a perspiration, "We must talk it over-pull ourselves together-if I have erred, it has been for Queenle-for my che-Ild's sake!" But Mr. Gordon Price was thinking of the pension he would be optitled to as Michael's father-in-law, to say no thing of useful information re copper. No marriage no pension, no comfort able old age, lad that telegram reached Queenle, there would have been no marriage on the morrow. Both men knew that, Even now-- "Como outside!" whispered Thorne. "Drink-no-you've had too much al ready!" They wont out together, Mr. Price hatless. Thorne's car stood at the door, but they did not enter it, crossing over to the promenade, "You share the responsibility of this!" said Thorne, "Yes-as her fat...
Northcote Baptist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
Northoote Baptist Churoh. - --- +-~--- Very successful harvest festival ser vices were held last Sunday. The sermons of the Rev. E, Harris were listened to with delight by large con gregations, many being unable to obtain admission at night. The Endeavour Society arranged novel, itriking, and fitting iqcorations. The choir sang well under Mr. Carter, who has conducted choirs in London numbering 5000 voices, At the social on Monday evening appreciative reference was made to the splendid service rendered the choir by Mr. Jolly. On result of the festival is that the fencing and legal expenses in connection with the newly-acquired land will be reduced, but as a fair balance remains to be met, the treasurer (Mr, L. G. Smith) .is still open to receive harvest thank-offerings, with a view to clearing of these debts altogether.
HUSBAND ILL-TREATS HIS WIFE. THE RESULT OF DRINK. ELECTS TO SIGN THE PLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
HUSBAND ILL.TREATS HIS WIFE. --+--------- THE RESULT OF DRINK. ELECTS TO SIGN THE PLEDGE, A well-dressed and respectable look ing young man appeared at the North cote court on Monday to answer three charges namely, assaulting his wife, assaulting the police and being drunk and disorderly. The Bench consisted of Messrs Hayes (chairman) Redmond, Johnson and Brown J's.P. Alice Thomas, wife of accused, asked if she could withdraw the charge against her husband, Sergeant Arthur-This woman gave him into custody for having assaulted her, Complaints of a similar nature have been made, and the police have been sent for frequently, It is a very ),a(l case, Mrs. TIomas-Ain I compelled to give evidence? He has promised to reform and sign the pledge. The Sergeant-There is no compulsion. Isimply want to get at the facts of the case. Iask that the three charges be taken together. Mr. Hayes' J.P,-Very well, We'll take the evidence of the police. Constable Fletcher said that on Fri day evening last ...
MR. ASHMAN EXPLAINS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
MR. ASHMAN EXPLAINS. To the Editor. Sir,-In your issue of February 7th under "'Northcote-Preston Electric Light Agreement," tile following is relporteld-"'The president-Northcote's electrical engineer 'made a mistake of about 1000 yards in the length of cable that would be required." This is incor rect. I might state for your infor, mation that a map showing the plan of the Northcote streets was handed nme by the council authorities, On this mapl was markedl an incorrect scale from which the measurements of cable were taken. On laying the cable I discovered that this map was incorrect, ianmd 1 am in no way responsible for shortage of cable. I would also point out toyou that the total length of tlhe Prestoln feeder cable from Langwell's maradu sub-station to thie Preston meter house, north of Dundas street, is 1860 yards as against 1330 yards scaledl on plan handed me, and which does not coincide with thie shortage of 1000 yards mentioned by Cr. Braithwaite.- Yours, WV, H. ASihlAN.
NORTHCOTE ELECTRIC LIGHT. THE SCHEME REVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
NORTHGOTE ELECTRIC LIOHT, THE, SCHEME REVIEWED. A special meeting of the Northcote Town Council was held last Monday night to consider the electric light scheme. .The mayor (Cr. Dennis) pre sided, and with the exception of one member there was a full council. Plans, reports and all papers in connection with the undertaking were laid on the table and the discussion lusted three hours. The town surveyo' reported that the expenditure to dato, and liability on contracts entered into, amounted to £7515; while to complete the scheme from St, George's road on the west to Hamilton street and Victoria road on the east would entail a total outlay of £13,000. That would includ(le two street lighting wires in each street and one consumer's wire for houce lighting, ex cept,in main streets where two consum er's wires andl two street lamp wires would he fixed. The electric light engineer submitted a report dealing with the undermen tioned matters, viz.:-Adapting the 290 existing gas lamps for elec...
[?]STON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
'r.STON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16TlI FEIRUARY. Present:-Crs. Braithwaite (presi dent), WaIrr, Paterson, Allehin, Brick noll, Howo, and Crispe. Apologies were made for Crs. Robert son and Stanlake, INFORMATION 1H MOTOR BUSES. The Sunshine Motor Cars Pty. Ltd. wrote bringing under the notice of the council facts and figures in recommen dlation of their Daimler omnllibuses, In. London, by eliicient organization, the cost per mile hlad Ibeen brought down from1 21 to tid. Cr, Paterson said that seeing they could not get electric trams they might get a line of motor buses established. Cr. Braithwaite (president) seconded, remarking that tile letter contained a lot of valuable information. The way they were reducing the working costs of motor buses was remarkable, and it was just as well for councillors to consider the matter. The motion was carried. THANKS. T, G. H, Johnson wrote tendering to the counicil the best thanks of the rate payers of Pine street for tile steps they had taken to g...
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16THI FEBRUARY. Present:-Crs. Dea (president), Mc Coy, McCormack, Goss and Browne. CORRESPONDENCE. From Under Treasurer forwarding ac count for £225, being this council's pro portion of Government subsidy to muni cipalities. The secretary intimatad that the amount had been collected and the over (draft reduced by thisamount, From Municipal Association forward ing for consideration the proposed amendments in the Thistle Act, and asking that the members for the district be communicated with strongly urging their support. The secretary stated he had written to the members as requested,-Action approved. From Secretary Country Roads Board stating they were not in a position to state when the Board will be able to make an inspection of'the roads in the Shire. As soon as a dlate was fixed the council will be notified. _ Fronm Country Roads 0oardl, stating with regard to the proposal of the Shire councils of Epping and Whittlesea to purchase a stone-crushing pl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
30.YEARS.O'LD ECZEMIA, St&lt;IN Li(a RAw MEAT. SPLaNumn OCun Iiv ZaM1U , Telling bow ZYm-Buk proved equal to curinlg czeoma that for 30 years had defi'd doctors and all other treatment, Mr Dix, of ,14 Lower street, Leed~or. villh, Perth, W.A , says: "For thirty years I suffilrted fearful pain and misery 'from an outbreak of burning, itching eczema, round the jointof my right knee, The constant irritation was intolerable, and as I o uldn't help scratching, the disease cradrlually got worseand worse. Many a lime I have soratched until the blood hls rn d.owI my fingers and tlhe skin Inked just liko a piece of raw meat. "All my efforts to lind a cure wore fltuitless, and 1 had doctors' treatment in Adolaide, Broken Hill and Victoria, I had just abRout lost all hope of ever Ieing free of the ikwful disease when a ft i.,nd gave me a pot of Zam-Buk. "I really used it to please him, but the applioations brought such relief that I soon sent for another pot from the chemist I continue...
Mr. Leonard Borwick. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
Mr, Leonard Borwick. That very great artist, Mr. Leonard Borwick, the most celebrated English pianist of the presoent generation, will pay a return visit to Australia this year. On the occasion of his former tour Mr. Borwickl was limited by his English en gagements to a very brief visit. On the present tour Mr. Borwick has given himself ample time to visit all the Australian States, as well as New Zea land on his way to the United States, where he is booked for an extensive tour late in the year. Mr. Borwick won, wherever he played in Australia, im mediate recognition as one of the modern princes of the piano. One leading critic described Leonard Borwick's art as "more fascinating than Paderewski, more artistic than Hambourg, more brilliant than Carreno," and the general opinion was that in addition to his re markable technical endowment Mr. Leonard Borwick had that rarest of all artistic gifts, temperament. He gave us, not merely a performance, but an interpretation. Mr, Borwick wi...
Northcote Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
Northoote Picture Theatre. Notwithstanding the excessive heat business has been well maintained dur ing the week, and the excellence of the picture programmes submitted showed that the theatre is right up-to-date. The subjects include scenic, drama, comedy, and sensation. The special features for to-day's mat inee as well as to-night's performance are-" Our New Minister," a homely rural drama, "The White Feather," a Vitagraph star, and an excruciatingly funny Keystone film, "The Champion. Next londay and two following nights the chief attractions are " Brennan of the Moor," a play dear to Irish hearts, and ''A Bad Game," a real fun maker. On Thursday next the programme will include a beautiful and impressive picture representation of "The Lost Chord," during which Mlr. Robert Mc Leish will render.the well-known solo. "The Rival Aviation," depicting thril ling feats in av'iation, will also be screened.
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 16th FEBRUARY. [Before Messrs Hayes (chairman), Redmond, Johnson and Brown, J's.P]. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
NORTHCOTE POLICE COIURT. lMONDAY, l8th FEIRUARY, [Before Messrs IHayes (chairman), Redmond, Johnson and Brown, J's.P]. OFFENSIVE IEHIIAVIOUR. Two young men were charged with offensive behaviour, and pleaded not guilty. John Alder, tramn conductor, said that on the night of the 6th January, one of the young men removed a parcel that was laying on the seat of the dummy when it arrived at the Preston terminus. When asked to bring it back defendant said he had left it on the seat during the previous trip. They both went into the tea rooms opposite and opened the par cel, which consisted of baby's under clothing, etc. The parcel was after wards recovered and claimed by a man who was waiting at the corner of Bal lantyne street, One of the defendants said that had the parcel contained sovereigns they would not have got it back. Plain-clothes Constable Frawley stated that one of the defendants told him that he only took the parcel for a joke. These young men were a perfect pest in the neigh...
SECOND ELEVENS. E. STUDLEY 106. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
SECOND ELEVENS. E. STUDLEY 10(. The second elevens played at Colling wood, and Northcote, upon winnming the toss, batted the whole afternoon, and have lost 8 wickets for 262. The first wicket partnership between James and Studley was a profitable one, 71 being scored before James was caught after making 44 in good style, Yeomans lost his wicket early, but Wilkinson made 21 nicely. Three for 128. J. James, a young batsman from Fairfield, was hav ing his first game with the club, and showed promise in making 19, when he was unfortunately run out. Tresidder was shaping nicely when he was bowled with a full toss for 16. With the score at 235 Studley, who opened the innings, was caught after a nice display for 106, including twelve 4's, His was the third century made for the club jn the day. Heron scored 18 in good style, but Lyon failed to score, and McPhee 2 and Horn 5 played out time, 8.wickets being down for 262. Naismith 3 for 25, Nyman 2 for ,10, Sirrell 1 for 30, Carter 1 for 39.<...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. FIRST ELEVENS. C. BEGG 111 NOT OUT, E. YEOMANS 104. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD., FIRST ELEVENS. C. BEGG 111 NOT OUT, E. YEO MANS 104. Northcote batted first on a splendid wicket, but a bad start was made, as 6 wickets were down for 79. When Yeo mans joined Begg a capital stand was made and 165 runs were added in two hours before Yeomans was out, caught and bowled by Pitcher for 104, including sixteen .t's, His runs were got by nice free cricket, marred by two chances when in the eighties. Begg, who is 111 not out, including thirteen 4's and a 6, also played a fine innings, lasting 3. hours. IHe also gave two chances, one when 70 and the other at 98; but neithor of them were by any means easy. This partnership put a new complexion on the game alnd aroused the spectators to great enthusiasm. R, Bailey, whowent in late, rattled up 3., seven l's, in quick time, and is not out. Of the earlier batsmen Spicer was shaping nicely when he was unfortunately run out, and Daley looked like getting runs when he played across a straight ball...
NORTHCOTE P.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
NORTHCOTE P.LC, The usual monthly meeting of the above was held on Monday evening last in the Rcchabite hall, the president (Comn. R. W. Bryan) presiding over a good attendance of members. Corres pondence from the Women's Organizing Committee was dealt with, and it was decided to send on to the conference their request for a Permanent Council for Women, providing the scheme was properly safeguarded, Dealing with a communication from the Freedom Lea gue, asking for support of a resolution to come before the Easter Conference against the compulsory clauses of the Defence Act, it was decided to take no. action. The president reported the pro ceedings of the Jika Jika Electorate Council, Eleven nominations had been received for selection for the Jika seat, arid the Electorate Council are desirous that the members of the various leagues andl trades unions aliliated with the P.L.C,, who are qualified to vote for the selection, shall have an opportunity of judging the merits of the various...
CRICKET AND FOOTBALL. FRICTION BETWEEN CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
CRICKET AND FOOTBALL, FRICTION BETWEEN CLUBS. W, H., Fyfe, sec. Preston CC., wrote to the Preston Council on Monday even ing stating he had noticed in the "Leader"that the footbdll club had made application for the park as from the 18th March. He would like to say that the cricket season did not terminate until the end of March as far as his club was concerned, which gives the foot bailers plenty of time to prepare for their coming season. I His committee desired him to mention that the past two seasons, towards the end, they had been pestered by footballers kicking the football within their playing space whilst the matches are in progress, to which the teams they were playing objected. On Saturday afternoon they had to speak several times to some who were kicking a football while they were playing. The cricket club trusted their season would not be curtailed. Cr. Alichin said they had a caretaker for the park and his attention should be drawn to this complaint. It was not very nice...
East Ward Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
East Ward Progress Assooia tion, The monthly theeting was held on Saturday, 14th inst., Mr. Findlaydin the chair. An invitation to a game of bowls on 12th March from the Star of North cote, Tent, I.O.R. was accepted. The syllabus committee reported having made arrangements for the next six months. Members decided to extend their help in connection with the enter toinments to be held to raise funds for the Austin Hospital, and Messrs Findlay. Johnston and Williams were elected to attend the next meeting convened by the mayor, Favourable replys were re ceived from Northcote South Ratopay ers, Pender's Grove Settlers' & North cote South Progress Associations re a service through the eastern portion of the town. Messrs Findlay, Williams, and Wills were elected as delegates and arrangements are being made for a con ference to meet early in March. The secretary was instruced to obtain the following information:-(1) The amount of money allocated to the east ward for last year; (2) ...
PRESTON V. FLEMINGTON AND KENSINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
PRESTON V, FLEMINGTON AND KENSINGTON. This match was started last Saturday at Newmarket, on a ground that is not fit for first grade junior cricket, the fielding ground being like a tip. Pros ton batted first and olened with Sykes and Nankervis, the former was bowled third ball, Fyfe followed, but after making 6 was bowled off his hand. Bol ton took his place, and with Nankervis added 26, when the latter was bowled for 15. Ogden came next, antd batting nicely rattled up 21, including a sixer, but later was caught off a bumpy ball. Bolton made 16, Mehegan 9, & Robinson 6, and 7 wickets were down' for 105 when DIickens wvent in in place of Wyer, who was chosen but never turned up. Dickens, with Lawson as his,partner, made things very lively and added 65, when Lawson was caught for 13, and Dickens got 55 not out, including four 6's and five 4's. Ryan was away owing to illness, so Preston batted one short. The total was 170. Flemington and Kensington have made 85 for the loss of...
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 February 1914
CLUB ELEVEN. The club eleven concluded their match against the Y.M.CA, last Saturday. On the previous day Northcote made 220 and Y, MC, A, had lost 9 wickets for 26, and the last wicket failed to add to the total, Burley getting the wicket. Y.M.CA, in their second innings made 10.1 (McGoldrick 5 for 22, Price 3 for 11, Craddock 1 for 28). Northcote won by an innings and 90 runs. The club eleven play the Richmond Mascottes to-day at Merri Park.