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Valuable Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Valuable Experience, "Brown manages his motor-car ver? dexterously: see how he steers In th' crowd!" "Ah, that comes or practice!" "But I thought he only got his mo tor last week?" "So he did, but for years after hi' was married he ,rsed to wheel the children in a peranibulator!" Who are in greatest nceed er ",cog nition? To whom will kind words be , real help? L.,,r us consider t'iu alaims of those a;boiti tW The colonel remonstrated with his subaltern time after time, but all in vain. The latter was a horn incurable gambler. One day, however, just about the time when he was transferred, his old colonel met the new one and gave the latter a word of warning. Only two days after he had joined his new regiment the young officer accus ed his new colonel of suffering from cornrs. "My dear young fellow. I've never had a corn in my life." "I'll bet you five lpounds you've got one on eachl foot now. "''Done." said the colonel. and hie took off his boots. No earns oul('0111( be found. and t...
Hiawatha Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Hiawatha Dead. Hiawatha the last hereditary chief of the Iroquois Indians, is dead. ie had presided for many y-ears over the remlnant of the tribe which set tled in Ontario. Though the Iro q:ois are greatly scattered and number fewer than 12,000 in all, those on the Canadian reservation are regarded as the head tribe, and the chief, ITaiwatha, waq looked up to as the chieftain' of all the Iro quois. His successor will have to be elect ed by the tribe, because his only son, Prince Lazarus, is not a can didate for the leadership, since he, like many other Iroquois Jndians, hadl adapted himself to modern civi lisation, and at present he is study ing for the Mlethodist ministry, It was the custom of the Iroquois to name the clief's eldest son -Hiau nl tha, which means a person of miraculous birth ; but the late chie's son was barptsed Lazarus. WhiIe most of the Iroquois are farmers, and 'many of them have now attained to considerable dis tinction in other pursuits, ind their reservation...
Protestant Alliance. ROYAL CHARTER LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Protestant Alliance. ROYAL CHARTER LODGE. The first quarterly meeting of the now year of the Royal Charter Iodge, No. 50, P.A.F.S.O.A.. was held at the Rechabite Hall, Brunswick. on W\ednesday. evening, the 18th. There was an exceptionally good ItteInd ance, numbering more than double the ordinary "roll up." The W.M.. Bro. Wilkins, took the chair punctually at 8 o'clock, and conducted a record meeting, the details of which brethren not present must await for the min utes of next meeting, and as thbEre is likely to be some discussion on a mo tion included therein, anotlher big meeting is anticipated. A letter from the Grand Secretary stated that the annual meeting of de legates from the various branches of the Society would be held towards the end of May; he invited notices of mo tion, and asked the lodge to appoint two reppresentatives. Bro. Wilkins, W.1,, and Bro. Smith, secretary, were appointed as. the delegates, and notices of motion are to be handed Bro. Smith on or before next...
Speed of the Wind. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Speed- of the Wind. Up to the present the greatest speed of the wind has never been measured, for the simple reason that no instrument has yet been in lented capable of doing so. In.. 1878 an anemometer on Mt. 'Washington registered 1S6 miles an hour~, which is the highest velocity ona! recrd, and last November a Robinson aneminmeter n'as blown away, in Jamnaica, when registering 120 miles per hour. A tornado, however, blows far nharder than that. At various times attempts have been made to esti mate the velocity of wind in a tor nado by observing its effects. For instance, in 1875 a board of pine wood was bIlown against, and right through, a telegraph-pole; whilst during the same storm anotheir plank was driven three inches into -the trunk of a tree. It was calculated that such -ef fects could only havre beeni. piro d uced by a force little leSs thaii that of a cannon-ball-that is to say, the wind must have been tri veiling at the rate of between six and eight hundred, miles an hou...
HOW THEY LOST THEIR LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
HOW THEY LOSlh THEIR LUCK. In dawdling. In decision. In poor judgment. In worrying and fretting. In magnifying difficulties. In trusting unworthy people. In trying to get rich quickly. In letting their ambition cool. In not daring to take chances. In making a business of pleasure. In waiting for something to turn up In working only when they felt like it. In neglecting their personal ap pearance. In looking on the dark side of every thing. In over-confidence born of a first easy victory. In not being ready for the oppor tunity when it came. In dreaming of great things instead of doing the little ones at hand.
MALTA BECOMES BRITISH POSSESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
MALTA BECOMES .BILTISH POS SESSION. On Friday, September 5, 1800, -Malta, the largest of a little group Mof ~Mediterranean Islands, was suIr S rendered to the British, under Gen S eral Sir Ilenry Pigot, in cos" -. quence of Napoleon Bonaparte hav ing taken it when starting to in vade Egypt as a way for obtain ing an Eastcr" c.mpire. It has !ci'n siice 1530 the home of !hE .i,!gh!ts called Ilospita!lers of St. John o Je3rusalem-so na'ned because their object was to pIrovide security and shelter against the Mahoinemdan Tiurks for Chris tians who went on pilgrimage to the Holy vLand ; but they had been for ced to seek safety by fleeing from it themselves. Tl'he Treaty of Amiens, in 1802, providced for the restora tion to this holy order of this island.; but against this its native inhabitants strongly protested, be ing sure that thie .'rench would then try to get control over it. Eing land therefore renewed war against France rather than give up Malta, and the Treaty of Paris, in 181-i...
AN HISTORIC CANNON BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
AN ITISTORIC CANNON BALL. The discovery, at a village near King's Lynn, of a cannioni ball re puted to be a relic of the Parlia mientuary Wars recalls the fact thatt in Lynn itself there is still carefully preserved a missile of like 1:iterest; Almost within the :shadow of St2 Margaret's Church is an old en trance gateway, leading to what is known as "Hampton Court," and i suspended from the roof of this passage, by a piece of hoop iron, is an ancient cannon ball. The shot itself is said to be the identical one fired by Cromwell's soldiers from West Lynn into St. Margaret's Church on Sunday, Sep-: tember 3, 1643, during a siege which lasted nearly three weeks, when the King's Lynn garrison of about 5,000 men had to capitulate and pay a fine of over £3,000 to obviate the distress of being plua-. dered. The missile referred to was fired during Divine service, when, accord ing to an old chronicler, "it did no further harm than to shatter a pil iar into a thousand pieces, .:and frighten...
United Friendly Societies COBURG DISPENSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
United Friendly Societies CO3BURG DISPENSA--RY. :The opening of the Coburg Dispen sary in connection with the Bruns wick and Cobnrg United Friendly So cietics took place on Saturtdaly even mhz. A largce crIoOd, ih ildinig Irepr)sin iativos of the diff:rent societies, gath ered in front of the haIndsoume new red brick hiildin' in Sydney road at seven o'cloek. and shlrtly afterwards MIr. F. . T ird. li thie nw lPrcesiUet., in a speech deserihinig the gronwth of the move nent and the progress of tlie building from the start in a room in Bruns \ic.k. to tihe er?,tioni of the premises in Vitiroria stroet in tlhat pl)lace to the coompletion of the present omunmo dlions building. The nui mbers of tihe various lodges totalled 3:335. and the nlmhber on the dlispensary hbooks was 7000. Mr. T. Clayton. Vice-President, then presented Mr. Bird with a silver key as a souvenir of the opening cere miomay. A thorough inlspect ion of the preml ises. ilcludlingi thie t' violus (disp)ensarv roolms. w'a...
FIRST FEMALE PEER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
FIRST FEMALE P E1. Great peerages have fallen to ladies in the natural course of events, but the first peeress by crea tion was Anne lHoleyn. On Sep tember 1, 1532, llenry VIII., by loyal patent. created Anne lo leyn first Marchioness of Pembroke. Thus he identified her with his own inna y, as the last title of Pem broke had been borne was 1by his uncle Jasper Tudoe. She was duly invested with a mantle and gold coronet, and Henry added a grant of £35 per annum to herself and her heirs out of the Crown rents of the county of Pembroke, to be paid by the Sheriff. The grant c\ane her precedence over all the other imarchionesses of Eng land, of whomn there -were at that tilme tw'o closely allied to the Royal I'amily-nanmely, the Mar chioness of Dorset (the IKing's own niece) and the Marchioness of Exe ter, whose husband was the son of the King's aunt, the Princess Katharine Plantagenet.
CYCLING I.C.C.A. CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
:CYCLING 1.C.C.A. CARN1VAL. The Inter-Clubh Cycling Association are holding a monster sports carnival at the Exhibition. Saturday, March 21st. Eutries forthe I.C.C.A. Wheel HRace (two miles), Half Mile Sprint, and One Hour Teams Race, close on Saturday, 7th March (A. D. Hey wood). As this is the first of a series of meettings to be held, riders are re quested to cnter as soon as possible.o
A DAY OF CARNAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
A DAY OF CAINAGEG . When the light, of dawn stole quiet Iv over the Sudanese desert on the morning of September 2, 1898, it revealed the spectacle of war brood ing amid the peace and solitude of Nature. It was the last day of Mahdism, for the Khalifa, with his dusky hordes, had at last been "run to earth" in Omdurman, and Kitchener, with his army, had re solved that this day Mahdismn should be swept finally off the face of the earth. Soon after dawn a long, fluttering line of white appleared on the hori zon. It was the enemy advancing quickly over the yellow sands. With a voice of thunder the British guns sploke. It was a tornado of death. But as the fanatics were mowed dcown by the Maxims, the lines were reformed. It was not a battle : it was an execution. The lust of blood,. however, was on the Der vishes, and it meant victory or P'aradise now for themn. With* rush after rush the Khalifa's uarriors came otn over the dlead bodies of their comrades, only to be mown down in turn. Nev...
COBURG CLUB. SUCCESSFUL CLUB RUN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
COBURG CLUB. SUCCESSFUL CLUB RUN. i'he club held a very successful club run on Sunday, to the Cascades, Whit tlesea. Tlm riders massed at the club rooms (rear Thistle Cycle Works), at 8 a.m., and going at a fair pace reach led Whit tlesea at 10 a.m., and, leav ing the main road journeyed another five miles to the Cascades. The Cas cades is a very remarkable sight, and it is well worth the 321 miles jour neying to see them. After a refresh ing swiml. the club partook of dinner. Leaving the Cascades at 4.30, the club roomns was reached at 7 p.m., and the clhib run was pronoiwced a thorough SuCCeSS,
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. POIGNANT POLAR TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. POTGNANT POLAR 'I'RAGED'. The tale of the Gordon- Ilennett Expedition of 1S79 is one of the most poignant of Polar tragedies; The Jeannette left San Francisco in July, 1879, and until Seiitember 2 new's was regularly received. Tihen came silence. A whole yWar passed, and still the relatives of the absent crew watched and waited in vain. It was on September 6, 1879, that the doomed vessel was definite ly imnprisoned by the ice. With a stout ship, provisioned and equip ped to pass an Arctic winter, the crew felt little anxiety, But when the long Polar night of three months had passed, the summer of 1880 came; the unrelenting 'floe still held their little hark in its icy grip. At last hope told the flattering tale of release; but at the very mo ment when the ice-field broke up and gave the prisoners their long wished-for liberty, huge icebergs crushed the little vessel in their iron grip. Two hours after she was at the bottom of the ocean, and her wrecked crew...
THE VELLADROME. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
THE VELLADROME . There are not many people outside Coburg who do not know where tile Velladrome is situated. Thle Vella drome is an ordinary gravel track with a slope resembling the North Mel bourne track, and is situated in Bell street, Coburg East. In the past, such chanmpions as 'Plugger' Bill Mar tin, and all the Ooburg champions, have trained on thie Velladrome. R1oad and track riders are always trainihg there; and it is a very admirable coaching ground for young riders. Some very exciting )pursulit races and some very fast times are established every evening between 7 and S p.m. Anulnm the riders in training this week are E. Bircih, C. Mutton and others. Followers of the sport will not find the racing slow, and will be well re worded in attending. lThe cllub are holding tIhe Coburg snooker championship, alnd the results will be in this column next issue. This will decide the Cpburg snooker chanm pion.
Coburg Council. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Coburg Council. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23. Present: The Mayor (Cr. Richards) and Crs. Campbell. Cash, Anderson, H-ackett, Keane. Davis. Bush. The following correspondence was dealt with: The mannagers of the MIelbourne (;General Cometery invited the Council to a visit of inspection on Tuesday, 5thi March. Invitation acceptei. From Johin Gloster. Richards street, Coburg. stating that he still feels an grieved at the -valuation of his pro perty and giving notice of intention to appeal. Received. From Hen. W. J. Evans, M.IL.C.. stating that further action in regard to the Thistle Act i ill have to -tand nver till next season. tReceived. From Conmmercial Travellers' Choral Party. statine that they would give a performance in aid of the local Co burg charities in the Public Hall on a, date to be fixed, after May Ist. Received. and offer accepted. From A. Stewart, complaining6 of thl practice of ptersons depositing: paper, dead fo-wls and other refuse in C rronI1 street. WWriter to be inform...
SPECIAL TRAINING FACILITIES FOR NEW MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
SPECIAL TRATNING FACILITIES FOR NEW MEMBERS. Spccial facilities have been arranged for ner menmbers, who are expected to be in training shortly for the road racing season. There are home train ers, punching ball, skipping and train ers provided. Neo members will be accompanied by fast riders on train. ing rides, and are well coached. The club jourine\ed to the baths on Saturday. and enjoyted a delightful af ternoon's s immina. Next Saturday the club will attend the haths again. and on Sundyr there will he a clubi run to Hurst's Bridge. about ninetccn miles from Melbourne. ' cunluenciin from the club rooms at 8 n.m. All members and intending mciube rs are invited to attend these enjoyable club 111S. The other day an old gentleman rushed into a barbor's shop and plant ing himself in the chair, agked to have his hair cut. without gassing. 'Yes, sir,' relied the man, 'but you see 'I don't wan to listen to you,' broke in the old man. 'You just cut my hair and don't talk.? 'But, surely, s...
V.J.C.A. First Grade. BRUNSWICK CITY V. CLIFTON A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
V.J.C.A. First Grade. BRUNSWICK CITY V. CLIFTON A.N.A. SThe match was resumed on Satur day, and after a very exciting finish A.N.A. won by 19 runs. Facing a score of 232 made by A.N.A., it did not look tod bright for the City boys. as of late they have not done too -well with the bat, but on this occasion seven batsmen making double figures they reached a total of 213, made in just over two hours. It was a splen did performaace, as A.N.A. are cou sidered the finest team in the grade. With nine wickets down for 225k A.N.A. continued batting. After add ing 6 more runs Moulton clean bowl ed McKay, who had made 44 by lucky cricket. G. MIcShane bowled best, his fire wickets costing 44 runs. H. Moulton, witn four for 44, also bowled well. N. Chandler and W. Brien opened City's irlings, McKay and Roper be ing the opening bowlers. After mak ing 13, Chandler was caught-by Hut chinson off Roper. Madden followed, and he and Brien took the score to 6;7 before Madden was caught by Lambert off Th...
Local Industries of Brunswick and Coburg. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Locall Industries of Brunswick and Coburg. ". ~ ~ - JaI _____a'r3 cri~ _, - _____ / 'f A -/& q-r- / _ -/~.~ __ K FURNISNRS"c 405jj/ ____________ _____ &lt; cip tit ._____r3-;~;q~~~T; -w~sis; a ·a~~r-~5;i~\~S·~;~LF ~ ~ rV Youi _require *?: big,:void fl oi-:. ig slhoie nild T e and Co. is the binggest in Bili i ,ssficns wluiln one oft h ~.ibeiiggeest> ;n Melboioue inits isislinc 0 oi;rath ,ins\ f:or so nmar?i tligs a??reobtain nbll e at· Tv's thi.t it is d,-':ifeliclt;6to reckoln iff-hhndr on soinietliing ou 'oan- not gret; therei Cei-tinilv :?any one st ut in 11. a0.home cold ge ,fittitted up. fromn roof to ccllar in a.very brief time. A word.or two--in inega~id to the start. of thie Brinsi·iicki 'hrinch might niot be "miin's; ..Txeg cl e'ir, s ag'o l:st Decern lr a stiari-:i'alsmade in a comparative !v small si~li-fiounted sihop on the op cesite side :of Sydie road0, just habout wxhere The 1 ain now.stands. F'romn the iception 'of the' local enterprise t~he frowii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
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SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA lAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. The "Electrical Times, "reported, when the "Oceana" foundered some time back, that a number of cases of Mazda lamps. consigned to Bombay Town Hail, went to the bottom. The report concluded by saying that, "dredging operations are proceeding, and we have not the slightest doubt, that in the event of one of the boxes coming up, its contents would be found in tact." The sequel to th!s (vide the "Elec trical Times" six months later) is in teresting: In a paragraph headed, "A prophecy justified," they state that of 100 Mazda lamps recovered, only 4 per cent. were in any way damaged-the remaining 95 per cent. being in perfect condition. This is yet another proof that Mazdas are mechanically strong, and will withstand rough usage.