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Epping Shire News. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
tpping Shire News, Thle mlany friends of Mr, Robert Ilower, of '1homastovn, wili regret to hear of his soImewIhat seriouis dienes. lie ii at p~resoent in it piivate hos1:ital nea!lr victoria paradit. 'l'ender's are invited by the Epping A thlietic Club for right to ipublican's booth and refreshment stand.
TRAMWAY EXTENSION. DISCUSSION IN NORTHCOTE COUNCIL. MOTION FOR EXPERT TO REPORT DEFEATED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
TRAMWAY EXTEISION, in ,._.,„ - en DISCUSSION IN NORTHCOTE ' COUNCIL,. MOTION FOR EXPERT TO REPORT n DEFEATED. a At the meeting of the Northcote town council on Monday evening Cr. Bastings moved "That Messrs McCarty and Un- f( derwood be asked to state the cost t( of supplying to the council an esti- p mate of the cost of the electrifica- ci tion of the local cable tram and I power house and tramway exten sions, together with a report on y same." ! Cr. Hastings said that this firm had reported on the proposed South Mel bourne line and were recommended by the Prahran and Malvern Trust, They bad been told they wore bluffing in con nection with this proposal, seeing the lease had only two years to run; but the drawing up and maturing of tramway schemes was a slow matter, The other scheme was 18 months before the public and resulted in nothing. All were agreed that their tram must be eventually elec trifled. Till that time any extensions could be made to fit in with their cable tram, and...
Gwalla Lodge, U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Gwalla Lodge, U.A.O.D, The quarterly meeting was held on Monday evening, the A.D, (Bro. C'hes. ter) presiding over a good attendlanl?e. The newl?y-installed D.P. (lJro, Shelp herd, of the Preston iodge) was intro. duced by Bro. Bunker, P.D.P., alL, ac corded a cordial reception. In connec tion wit:h the local effort in aid o' the Austin :lospital it was decided that the lodge take part in the procession on 17th March, and a committee was appoin:ted to arrange for a tableau. Two new memnibers were initiated. It was deci ded that; the lodge co-operate with other lodges in district re arranging for a pre sentation to Bro. Htun'lter, P.1), P. On tihe motion of Bro. Whiteway, G.I'., a committee of seven was aplpointed to carry out social functionts, entertainmentl of visitors, ladies' nights, &e., for the next twelve months. In reference to the ilove by the Board of Directors to secure a central hall for Druidical pur poses, it was decided that the lodge should aisist, An ollicii...
LEAGUE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
LEAGUE MEETING, A meeting of the Northern Tramway Extension League was held at the Albion Hotel on February 10, the president, Mr J. Sutch, in the chair. A letter was re ceived from Cr. Tharratt, regretting that they considered his conduct un manly, as such was far from his inten tion. He could not comply with their aequest to resign as he considered he still had the confidence of the ratepay ers. The resignation of Mr. J. Robb as chairman was received with regret, and Mr. Fitzgerald was appointed in his stead, After members of the deputae tions to Crs. B istings and Johnson had reported, a motion was carried- "That the members of the deputation be asked to embody their report in writing, and that a statement of the whole position be drawn up and signed by those mem bers who can voucl for the accuracy of the statement,." It was decided to confer with the Pender's Grove Associa tion, and also wait on the Fitzroy and Preston councils thanking them for their support. It was decided tha...
Cricket and Football Friction Between Clubs. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Cricket and Football Friction Between Clubs. To the Editor, Sir,-ln reference to W,. Fyfe's letter to Preston council re my al)plication on behalf of the Preston District Football Club, to that body for use of the park for the comling season, dating from 10th March, Allow me to inform Mr. F'yfe and his committee that that application was not made without first consulting the fixtures of the grade under which Mr. Fyfe's club is playing, and what did we find? That the last match of the season that Preston C,C. play is Rich mond City at Richmond, commencing Febrnlury 28 and finishing on 7th March,. Now, what I would like to know, Sir, is -did Mr. Fyfe apply for the park for the cricket season or did he apply for an extension of dates. If he did not apply for an extension, then I say his season finishes with the last match. Then he says that his committee desired him to mention that the past two sealsons they had been pestored by footballers kicking a football within the playing space, ...
LEAGUE VISITS FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
LEAGUE VISITS FITZROY. A deputation from the Northern Tramway Extension League waited on the Fitzroy council on Monday night with the object of thanking that body for the interest taken in the St. George's road tramway movement. The deputa tion told them that the League \were still going to fight on for the tram. The mayor told the deputation that his coun cil had not altered their opinion as re gards the extension, After hearing the deputation the meeting was adjourned and the deputation were entertained in the mayor's room.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Church Notices. ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTHCOTE. Sunday Services: 11 a. in. and 7 p.m., Rev. A. C, KEL LAWAY, M.A. OLY TRINITY, THORNBURY S (Railway Parade). Sunday Services: 8 a.m., Holy Communion. 11 a.m., Morning Prayer and Sermon. 7.80 p.m., Evening Prayer, subject, 'Opportunity." Rev. C. W. WOOD. AL l, SAINTS' CHURCH, SPRESTON, First Sunday in Lent. 8 a.m, and 11 n,m., Holy Communion. 7.301 pm., "Temptation." Rev. I1. C. A. EVA. ORTlHICOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCrH (JAMES ST,) Minister: Rev, R. W. RocK. Sabbath Services: Morning, "Four Estimates of Life." Evening, "The Golden Calf." LI ESTON AND THORNBURY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES. Sunday Services: Services will be conducted at above Churches at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. SORTIHIOTE METHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 10 a, in., Brotherhood. 11 a,m,, Rev. I'ERCY KNIGoT, B.A. 7 pm., Rev. THos. ALDAY. ST. GEORGE'S ROAD. 11 a.m,, Mr. HOI-RACE MicHELL. 7 p.m., Mr. G. HUNTER. PRINCE OF WALES' PARK. 11 a.m., Rev, T. ALDAY. 7 p.m., Rev. G,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Produce Merchants. J. A. Bostoek, HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE, Wishes to thank his patrons for their past favors, and also .to inform them that he sells the best BOX FIREWOOD NEWCASTLE COAL, ALTONA BROWN COAL, at Melbourne Prices for Cash, Cut Green Bone, Victorian Chicken Meal, Pigeon Peas, Canary Seed and Sand, also Shell Grit for Fowls. All kinds of Produce at Lowest Rates. Agent for Northcote of Celebrated Sickle Brand of RETORTED CHARCOAL, Plumbers. J. E. Thomson, PLUMBER and GASFITTER, 223 HIGH STREET, PRESTON. Plumbing in all branches attended to. Estimates for Sewerage Connections. Gas and Water Laid On; Water Meters Fixed. Pumps and Irrigation a Speciality. G. Chesswas, LICENSED PLUMBER,' 7 ELM STREET, NORThCOTIC Sewerage and General Plumbing Work of every description u?hlrtakf'n. WATER MIETERI S FIXI)D Estimates Given. Letters promptly attended to, Announcements. UNDER ENTIRELY NEtw -- MANAGEIMENT - The Regal Cafe tS SMITII STREET, COL LL I NGi \O t) D. Dinner from 12 to 2. Lad...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
LOCALISMS Remember the alfflicted.-Concert in sid of Austin Hospital in Northcote town-hall to-night. "The announcement concerning next Sunday's services sounds like a reversal of the order of nature, seeing that we shall have (K)night in the morning and Al-day at night. -Rev. J. Adams. Next Tuesday night Mr. Dutton will give his impression of "The Old World and the New" at the monthly meeting of the N.S.R.A, at All Saints Hall. Martin street, Kelvin grove, Arma dale street, Alexandra street, Dally street, and Salisbury grove have been gazetted as public highways. The Northcote Horticultural Society will hold its next monthly meeting in small hall on Monday, 2nd March, when a lecture will be given by Mr. W, Pockett, of Canterbury, on the Sweet Pea. Members are requested to kindly note change of night. The Northcote town council on Mon day evening accepted an invitation from the East Ward Progress Association to hear a lecture by Mr. J. Jennings on "The Mind of Man and its Mysteries....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Bridge over Darebin Creek.-The Heidelberg council has endorsed the action of the council with regard to recommending-the two councils, with Government assistance, to proceed with the erection of a bridge over the Dare bin Creek at Darebin street. In view of this communication, showing that all were now in agreement as to the advis ability and practicability of this impor tant project, Cr. Bastings moved that the matter be referred to the committee of the whole for consideration on Mon day evening. A communication was also received from Mr. J. G. Membrey, M,L.A., on the subject, stating that he had succeeded in getting a Government grant of £250 towards the bridge, with a promise that another £750 be provi ded in the estimates. Cr. Redmond commended the member for Jika for his prompt and successful action and moved that a letter of thanks be forwarded him. Cr. Smith seconded the motion, which was agreed to. Northcote town council on Monday evening, in connection with the electric lig...
The Scholastic Test. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
The 8oholastlo Test. "IHofw dild your d(aughter pass her examination F" asked one mother of an otheor. "Passl" was the answer. "She didn't pass at all. PeForhaps you wouldn't be ievo it, but they asked that girl about things that happened long before she was horn I" Sir Frank ILckwood was on one occa sion conducting the dlefence of a person charged with cattle stealing, and was pressing a witness in cross examination to ascertain how far he was away from the animals at a certain time. "How . would you tell they were beastsPF" he asked. "Because I could see 'em !" "And how far off can you tell a bcast P" Witness looked calmly at Sir Frank, an dsaid: "Just about as far as I am from you I" Few things are Impracticable in themselves; and It is for want of ap plication, rather than of means, that men fall of success.
Electric Light for Northcote Park. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Eleotric Light for Northoote Park. E. C, Yeomans, heon, sec. N.C.C., wrote to the Northcote council on Mon day evening asking if the council would extend the electric light along W?st garth street as far as the recrteationl portion of the Northcote park to iiablh them to have the light installed in the grand stand now being erected, and also upon the ground for any entertain ments being held.-Referred to works committee, on the m)tion of Cr. Bast ings.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
ClHARLES FOWLER, Carpenter and UJ Builder. Houses put in thorough repair and re-decorated. "Hill Crest," 659 High Street (Regent Station), Nth. Preston. The .. Business Man Appreciates Our prompt tailoring ser vice as much as the dis tinctive individulality of every suit we turn out, and our extremely low charges. Our Suits are modelled on the latest London style. Our windows show the latest Summer Suit ings. 'or Well-Tailored Clothes comtn to us. TREVENA & SON, T IIE HIEI IAIBLE GENTS' TAILORIS 266 Smith Street, Collingwood Phone, Central -?M1. COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Compensation Act 1914 This Act has passed both Houses of Parliament and will shortly become opera tive.. It is obligatory upon every employer of labor (includ ing those employing domes tic servants) to take out a policy of insurance, and failure to do so renders the employer liable to a penalty, of £2 in respect of each uninsured worker, and a further penalty of £1 for every week during which he fails to...
New Melbourne Cemetery. INVITATION TO VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
New Melbourne Cemetery. INVITATION TO VISIT, The Chairman of the Managers of the the New Melbourne General Cemetary (Alderman Burton) wiote to the North cote co.mncil on Monday evening inviting council ors to make a visit of inspection on the afternoon of M rch 5, Cr. liastings.-What do they want to do?-lBary us, Cr. Henderson said he thought the the object was to show what is being dlone under municipal managmenent. It would be an object lesson to ,oun cillors to see how the cemenery is laid out. Northcote may eventually have to participate in the macnagement of this cemetery. He thought the visit would well repay councillors, and moved that the invitation be accepted. Cr. Redmond seconded the motion. He thought it was ;he duty of every councillor to go, as they should all be interested in the disposal of the .lead. They all liked to see their dead placed amidst picturesque surroundings, The motion was agreed to.
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
NORTHOOTE TOWN COUNCIL. I MONDAY, FEnnRUARY 23. Present:-Crs. Dennis (mayor) Lees, Plant, Smith, Glanfield, Henderson, Tharratt,Woolhouse, Schwaebsch, Bast ings, Johnson and Redmond. Cr. Redmond apologised for the ab sence of Cr. McDoncll, who was unwell, also for Cr. Hayes. WATFR EXTENSIONS. The Metropolitan Board of Works wrote stating they could not see their way to lay water in Clyde street. Cr. Redmond said there was a num her of houses between Wales and Hamilton streets, and if these were put in the extension would pay. He moved that the matter be referred to the com missioner to again urge the extension. -Carried. The Board also wrote stating they could not extend the water to Wilmoth street. Cr. Redmond said people were coming to him every day saying they wore only waiting for the water to put up their houses, He moved that this also be referred to Commissioner Woolhouse. FIRE ALARM CLYDE STREET. The Metropolitan Fire Brigades Hoard wrote stating that the matter of thi erect...
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 23rd FEBRUARY. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs. Bastings, Plant, Bailey and Smith, J's.P.] OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
NORTHCOTE POLI'E COURT. MONDAY, 23rd FE?RUAItY. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs. Bastings, Plant, Bailey and Smith, J's.P.] OFFENSIV Ell BEIVIOUR. John Iloey, an elderly man, was charged with having behaved in an offensive manner in High street on Saturday night. Constable O'Sullivan said he saw defendant misconducting himself in a grossly offensive manner under and electric light while ladies were passing. When asked for his name, defendant spoke in a disgusting way. Defendant.-The day had been hot, and I had taken a few drinks. I am Very sorry. A fine of 10s was inflicted. CASE WITHDRAWN. Two young men came up on the charge of offensive behaviour. Mr. Lonie said Constable Frawley, the informant, was away at Bendigo in connection with the death of a rel ative, and the principal witness could not be found. Under these circum stances he was instructed by the police to withdraw the case. Case withdrawn. BOARDING MOVING TRAIN. Joseph Dean, of the Railway Depart ment, proceeded again...
Preston A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Preston A,N.A. - e - - - - The quarterly meeting was held in the Bradford hall, the vice-president, Mr. J. Bartley, in the chair, A letter was received stating that Northcote would meet Preston in the debate tournament on 16th March at Melbourne. The action of Mr. Boyd in making ar rangements with the A.W.A. for the ball, was endorsed, Two now members were proposed. Mr. Parnell won the card party after a very close game with E. Madden. It was decided to hold a smoke night to celebrate the anniversary in April, and arrangements were left to the committee. Mr. Parnell was ap pointed as the branch delegate to the Preston library. Messrs Maltzahn and Dywer reported on the educational character of the exhibition, and urged members and the general public to attend, Next night there is to be an open night debate, every member hav ing a say in the discussion. I
Lectures on Town Planning, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Leotures on Town Planning, &a, The chairman of The Minimum Allot mont Anti-Slum and Housing Crusade Committee, wrote to the Northcote council on Monday evening asking if the Council would grant the hall, free of cost, for lectures on modern town plan ning in England and garden city methods and co-partnership in housing, also if they would grant their co-operation in getting a grant of £500 from the Govern nent so that the lectures might be made absolutely free to the public.--Referred to the committee of the whole on motion of Crs, Redmond and Ileniderson.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. Northcote club shot the final stage of Captain Brown's trophy, 14 shots at 200 yds. G. Kobelke was the winner, with A. Weate runner-up and E. Witcomb a point away third. A monthly miniature competition is being arranged, in which cadets will also be able to compete. Conditions at club rooms. To-day's shoot will be 14 shots at 500 yds. for February spoon.
Egg-Laying Extraordinary. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Egg-Laying Extraordinary. Mr. W. G. Swift, whose pen of white leghorns won the winter test at Burney some years back and were just beaten for first place in the full competition, have evidently left behind them a strain of layers fully equal to upholding the reputation then won. With a view to proving the reliability of his strain under varying conditions, climatic and otherwise, Mr. Swift and his sons last year entered pens at the Burnley, the Bendigo and the South Australian com petitions. Though there are sixty pens competing at each place, the position of Mr. Swift's birds is seventh at Burnley (with 1315 eggs,) sixth at Bendigo (with 1231) and sixth at S,A. (1211) thus putting up a remarkable record for reliability. The total eggs laid by the 18 birds since April last (10 months) is 3757, which comes out at 200 for each bird. By the time the competition is over the birds give good promise of putting up an average of 250 each, It was not so many years back that even a 200 averag...