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Jika Motor Cycle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Jika Motor Cycle Club, A good attendance of members took part in the opening tour of the above club, and a very enjoyable day was spent, the distance travelled being about 80 miles. At a meeting held on Monday last it was decided to organise a week end tour, starting from the town hall at 2 p.m. to-day, Members are requested to attend.
HAWKERS OBJECTED TO. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
HAWKERS OBJEGTED TO. Cr. Smith, at the Northeote tou\wn council on Monday evening, preslented a petition from 13 local fruiterers pray ing the council to do something to pre vent the invasion of fruit hawkers, as against whom, on their free stands, they were heavily handicapped in having to iay rent and taxes. Cr, S nith moved that the matter he roferred to the committee of the'wlhole to see what can be done, Cr. Woolhouse, who seconded the motion, said the sooner they got to work and go. a bye-law passed the better. The hawkers had been a pest in Bourke street, but the shopkeepers had now practically driven them out, They were now seeking "fresh fields." They should cry and protect their shopkeepers from them. On the suggestion of Cr. Plant it was decided to consult their solicitor as to their powers to stop the nuisance. Cr. Johnson remarked that while he was mayor he had succeeded in getting the hawkers stopped from yelling out.
The Economical Housewife. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
The Economical Housewife. Mr. Summers was very fond of trout fishing, and each year tried to have at least a week of good sport. The day before heo was to start on his long-look ed-for vacation his wife entered the room smiling, and showing her husband some sticky speckled papers. "For goodness sake,' he exclaimed, "what are you doing with those old fly papers ?" S"Why, I saved them for you from last season i" she replied. "You know you said you always had to buy flies when you went fishing l"
DUST NUISANCE. COMPLAINTS FROM NORTHCOTE SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
DUST NUISANCE. JOMPLAINTS FROM NORTHCOTE SOUTH, The mayor (Cr, Dennis) on Monday evening presented a petition from b, and R. Eailey and 36 other residents and shopkeepers of Northeote Sou;h, praying that the council take steps to minimise the dust nuisance, On the 17th February the dust was something dreadful, and as usual there was no water-cant there till 10 a,m., It should have been there at 7 a, in, The council should endeavor, if possible, to sweep and water the streets daily, Cr, Dennis moved that the engineer report to the committee of the whole, and if any relief can be given in the meantime that it be given, Cr. Smith seconded the motion, which was carried, Cr; Plant-The council have given instructions for this to he dlone time after time, The mayor-But I understand that it is at least 15 years since we have added to our number of water carts. Cr, Redmond said if the water-carts were used up north the dust would never have time to get down south, (Laugh ter), Last year hlie...
DISTRICT STATE SCHOOLS. MORE SCHOOLS AND BETTER ACCOMMODATION. PROMISED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
DISIRICT 6TATS SOHQOLS, IORE SCHOOLS AND JETTER ACCOMMODIATION. PROMISED. Since the beginning of the year Mr. J. . Membrey, M.L.A., has been in con stant negountion with the Education Department in reference to more school sccommodation in Northcote and Proes ton. As a result of his energy we are in a position to state that in the near future a better condition of things will prevail. The plan for the school to be erected in the west riding of Preston has been prepared, and tenders will be called next week. It will be a brick two-storied building to accommodate 300 scholars, and provision is made, for extension. The design is similar to the Caulfield school, which is much admired. It has been arranged that an application of the Education Delpartment tor3 acres of the Government land at Thornbury for school purposes, which is in the hands of the Closer Settlement Board, will be dealt with by the Cabinet on Monday next. Whilst this matter is under consideration, and prior to a school ...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
To the Editor. Sir,-" West Warder," in last Satur day's "Leader," admits signing the petition in favour of the proposed elec tric tram along St, George's road, but says he simply signed it becauso he always makeq it a practice of signing any request that comes along, I leave it to the ratepayers to judge this class of citizen. He also states he has met numerous ratepayers of the central and west wards who are against this wild scheme. Would he mention some of their names to me? Again he says, probably 20 per cent, of their names wcre not on the last rolls, I beg to inform him I have checked the rolls, and perhaps it will surprise him to know, there is in both wards, a good majority in favor of the trams. If he was game enough to sign his name I would ave written to him and invited him to in spect the petitions. However, he still has that privilege, and with your per mission I would meet him at the "Leader" office., I would like to point out it was not the League that reques ted thes...
FIRES IN NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
FIRES IN NORTHGOTE, A fire broke out at the premises of W. J. Warden, Bastings street, on Monday morning. The alarm was given by a passer-by and the local brigade was soon upon the spot and succeeded in saving the main dwelling, The fire originated in a detached wash-house, which with its contents and a number of garden tools was destroyed The pro perty is insured in the Colonial Mutual. On Thursday morning an unoccupied 4-roomed w,b, house, situated at 2 Lawry street, property of Mrs. S. Grib ble, had a narrow escape of being des troyed by tire, The local firemen got promptly to work and soon had the flames under, but not until the rear portion of the dwelling was severely damaged. How the fire occured is a mystery' The house was insured in the Manchester Company.
NORTHCOTE PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
NORIHOOTE PICTURES, A programme of special excellence will be screened this afternoon and even ing at the Northcote theatre. The sub jects are of such a character that an en tertainment is providedl that wins the admiration and applause of all patrons, The glorious and wonderfully impressilve representation of "The Lost Chord" reaches the high-water mark of picttre production, anti all who see it are pro foundly impressed. During the scretn ing of the picture the popular baritone, Mr. Robert McLeish, will renlder the favorite solo with olrgan accompaniment, For a mirth-maker nothing could be more successful than "Love alnd Dylnia mite" by the famous "Keystone" conm edians, which causes shrieks of laughter, The feature film for Monday next is a fascinating romance pictured in natural color, entitled "From Circus to RIace cOUr'se."' On Thursday next a four-reel picture of extraordinary interest called '"Let 'Er Buck" or the great Pendleton round-up, a vivid picture of ranch past times...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
knows how liable theL skini is to sufkr from disiguriillg blotches and cImptions ; adll how liable it is, also, to get cut andl huit in all conditions of life--at ihomiiie, at work anlld at play There iso't a 'oilanl in the 1ho5e, or a man in the street, but ZAM-BUIK BALMI today or to Ill o W(Al It 11 1 e to ch0 beck as trla tlli ollh~tln lll o0 .l II di.te~lse, lieilded by sn itching 111(1 or in flanted swlling l; pehllaps to solthee an1d heat a un;?ty cult or hut nl, to 1 limose is llss Il ll It V llSlle 51 sOle, 1 ~le tlitle n 11 ",II l 0 1 ot11 , or to "1l1h oult" 5 1tdn, lor all theICe tili/n1g 1 thele's nothing like I i Wanted to Buy )AGS ,nd Sacks of all descriptions. ) City prIlices given. Post cards attended. T. Rogers, 4 Mitchell Street, No rthcote (next Reid's, Grocer) OULTRY of all kinds bought sold or exchanged. Highest prices given. Letters and nost cards promptly at tended to. W, Key, Epping. S3For a Days Drive- aWeekls T Tour, or lLon erl K Nothing can equal the plea...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
BOWLS. Thornbury B v. Preston, played at Preston. THORNBURY, 113. Sweetland, Frencham, Whiteoak, Dedman ... 35 Pepper, Bailey, Farley, Campbell... 36 McDougall, Harry, Leckie, Denny 22 Holden, Donagan, Hattam, Masson 20 PRESTON, 90, Box, Lucas, Zwar, Ham ... 21 Bricknell, Howse, Rowe, Hanna ... 23 Robinson, Rojo, Warr, McPherson 17 Wood, Mitchell, McDonald, Mutimer 29 To-day Thornbury A team play Elsten wick District at Thornbury. The B team play Northcote at Thornbury. On Tuesday evening Thornbury play Preston a friendly game, Preston club has the honor of having, after the third round, still two teams in the champion rink competition. The rink led by Crispe, after a very excit ing finish, won by a single point against Morrison, Walker's rink-the whole side playing well--won rathey easily against 1Whalley's rink (Thornbury), Thornbury night rinks engaged no fewer than 50 players on Tuesday, when 25 players came up from North Fitzroy, A most enjoyable game resulted in a win for the ...
"SEND OFF" TO THE REV. GEORGE AND MRS. CARSON. A COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
"SEND OFF" TO THE REV. GEORGE AND MRS. CARSON. A COMPLIMENTARY .SOCIAL. Recently the Rev. George Carson, M.A., who has been 2.1 years minister of the Preston Presbyterian Church, was, with Mrs. Carson, entertained by his congregations at Preston and Thorn bury and presented with a silver tea and coffee service and a purse of sovereigns, the occasion being his departure for. Mornington, to the Presbyterian church at which place he has accepted a call. Further honor was done Mr, and Mrs. Carson on Thursday evening when they were entertained by the citizens of Preston at a complimentary social at the shire-hall. There was a large and representative attendance, and the president of the shire (Colonel Braith waite) presided. All the arrangements in connection with the function were excellent, reflecting credit on the com mittee of management, which had the shire president as chairman, and the shire secretary (Mr. A. Dean) as secre tary. tahle first part of the evening was taken up by a s...
Preston Lodge, U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
Preston Lodge, U.A.O.D. The fortnightly meeting was held on the 16th inst., Bro. W. E, Davies (Gwalia) presiding over an attendance which crowded the room, The Gwalia lodge officers conducted the business of the evening. Several official visits from various lodges attended. The attraction was the installation of Bro. Fred Sheppard (of Preston lodge) as the district president for the ensuing 12 months, The ceremony was performed b? Bro. C. Bunker, P,D.P., who spoke of the enthusiasm which Bro. Sheppard had displayed since the opening of the lodge. The occasion was a "red letter" night for Bro, Sheppard, who suitably acknowledged the honor done him. Three members were initiated and 13 propositions received. After the dis posal of the business the members adjourned for harmony, items being given by Bros. Haynes, Daniels, Rose, Swale, Baxter, and Gwalia Novelty Band,
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. FIRST ELEVENS. Neighbourly rivalry accounted for thi large number of spectators presen when this match was resumed last Sat urday, and fully 2000 cpeople witnesses the play, and during the whole of the afternoon the barracking was incessant, Northcote with 8 wickets down foi 309 continued batting, but the remain, ing wickets fell without any alteratioti to the score. C. Begg was not out 111. Collingwood's first wicket fell at 13, when Mitchell caught Errington off his own bowling. Keanting and Brown then carried the score to 92 before Brown was caught on the boundary by Hiscox off Yeomans. He had made 60 in 58 minutes, including eleven 4's. With only 2 added Keating was well caught by Bailey off Mitchell. He had taken 70 minutes to make 20. Mutch, who was missed whcei 1, had a merry career for 15, including two 4's and one 6, a beautiful hit off Yeomans which landed in Westgarth street. He was bowled next ball. Fry hit up 42 in quick time, includin...
BY KEEL AND WHEEL. No. 8.—IN CHINESE WATERS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
BY KEEL AND WHEEL. No. 8,-IN CHI1NESE WATERS. By Will W. Rock. I ordered all "omelette ux fline herbes,' and sat back in ploasant an ticipation of its arrival. Anticipation is often better than realisation, par ticularly in the matter of of melottes. But this was an exceptionally well appointed restauranlt, with an oxtor .ior that gladdened the eye. If it's in ternal departments weol commousu rate with its outward magnilicenco all might yet be well. The spacious room was filled with small square tables, each with its par ty of richly-drossed diners-men in evenouing garhl, and linen of the well Iknown\U "immlaculae' brnad; women in decollote gowns of the latest mode. in some hidden recess behind me an orchestra played "'Alexander's Iang time land." Coloured electric bulbs, suspended from a white-an-gold coil ing, rellected on snow-white table napery, the gleanm of silver and the glint of rare ornaments. Curious Jap noeses dwarf trees struck a bizarre note amongst the table decoration...
SHIPBUILDING RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
SHIPBUILDINGi RECORD ,\ world's record is established by the Clyde shipbullding returns for the year, which weoro published yesterday (says "The Daily iExpress?" I)ecember 23). The total is 767,000 tonsl, which is 120,000 tons better than last year, The voessels launched include the Cunard liner Aqultania, of 50,000 tons, and several baIttleships, cruisers, and tle stroyers. Messrs, Iussell and Company, of Port Glasgow, utnoOhed the largest amount of tonnage - 86,000, and Messrs. John Brown and Company, of Clydebank, come next with 83,000. Messrs. Brown and the Fairfield Coin pany, Govan, both turned out machin ery exceeding 200,000 horse-power.
PRESTON V. FLEMINGTON AND KENSINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
PRESTON V. FLEMINGTON AND KENSINGTON, This match was continued last Satur day at Newmarket, the scores standing -Preston, 170; Flemington and Ken sington, 5 for 85. The latter continued their innings, but were all out for 108 (Knowles 35, Smith 30, Cross 12; Blun dell 5 for 60, Mehegan 3 for 30), Preston in their second innings had lost 6 for 44 when Sykes and Lawson got together and added 77 before .Lawson got caught for a good innings of 44. Sykes 33 not out, Ogden 24, and Blundell 11 also batted well, Total 144, The locals lost 8 wickets for 91. Blundell 6 for 53 bowled well. Preston won by 62 on the first innings. To-day's game is against the Rich mond City at the Preston oval. -:.Preston second eleven met East Mel bourne club eleven last Saturday. Pres ton made 123 (Greenhalgh 40 not out, Barker 25, Wilson 23, Bullough 16; How lett 5 for 36) ; East 7 for 85 (Wyer 4 for 35, Newbound 1 for 5), To-day's game is against Silver Star at Preston. IO.R. competition.-Northcote com mence...
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
CLUB ELEVEN, The club eleven played the Richmond Maseottes last Saturday at Merri Park. Richmond were disposed of for 34, and Northcote compiled 114 (Thishler 27 re tired, Trinnick 15, Sherry 14, Heron I3). Northcote won by 76 runs. The club eleven play the Wesley Ramblers to-day at Merri Park.
NORTHCOTE V. NTH. MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
NORTHCOTE V. NTH. MELBOURNE These matches will be commenced to day, the first elevens at North Mel bourne and the second elevens at North cote. First eleven-Bailey, Begg, Bill ings, Brown, Chesswas, Daley, Hiscox, Mitchell, Studley, Vernon and Yeomans. Second eleven-Ahern, Friend, Heron, Hamilton, McPhee, Plant, James (2), Tressider, Wilkinson, Yeomans. A cab will leave the town hall for North Melbourne at 1 o'clock sharp.
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
SECOND ELEVENS. Northeote resumed batting with 8 wickets down, and carried the total to 275 (Studley 106, James 44, Wilkin son 21, James 19, Heron 18, Tresidder 16, Horn 17). The wickets were so cured by Naismith 3 for 25, Nyman 3 for for 4t2, Carter 2 for 49, Birrell 1 for 30. Collingwood made a very feeble resis tance and were dismissed for 148 (Cat lin 34, Naismith 27, Roberts 22, Nyman 30, Brooks 28), Wilkinson 5 for 29 and Ahern 4 for 52 both bowled splendidly. Collingwood, who had to follow on, lost 7 wickets for 92 when time was called (Nyman 21 not out, Grigg 14, Newbound 10; James 3 for 15, McPhee 2 for 24, Yeomans 1 for 6, Tresidder 1 for 1. Northcote won on the first innings.
EXPLORER READS BROWNING [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 28 February 1914
.\ the iecent o al of \work Lt I wlrown ling Hall the Itrowrning recor:ld and rellic were for the Ih'rst tilll oil ex hllltion for paymentI They were lnn)o cently i'r)porterd, st"ys "Iollowshlp,"' the journal of tlhe Ihrowiiing Nettlement, hy a Junior liny tlont, as Ii"Browning't frolls aItd lrecIlge." II Is speeltily iloloworthy ait the pre?rlt Inoienit thIt the \oluei of Iitrownln gs iboelim that o\as Sir E'rnest Shackloton's constant co(lli?'IIilOII dtt'r!.ng his last Antriltie ,xpeditlon, Is ni:w amoniiig the trenasitled pIoselIssions of the Brownling Settle. ilent, it having hIoen prsenitedt by the explorer recently.