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NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
NOTES. Frank Simcocks played a strong game for Princes Park. His driving was very effective. Misses Rice excelled t:hcmsel-e\ s again. This combination will be very hard to beat in the coming Brunswick v. Coburg tournament. Misses Martyn and Donnegan, for Brunswick Methodists. played an ex cellent game, and they are a tough proposition to come up against. The Princes Paltk Tennis Club are holding their annual tournaments next month, and as Messrs. Alcock Co. Ltd. have kindly donated a trophy to tho club for the championship, thlero will no doubt be great interest taken in same, and which should produce some good tennis. A Greek was busy at his counter opening oysters, when his daughter came in. 'Father, why can't I marry iAntony h' 'You shall not disgracer de family. He sella da oyster from offada truck,'.
Princess Park Tennis Club. PRINCES PARK V. BRUNSWICK METHODISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Princess Park Tennis Club. PRINCES PARK V. BRUNSWICK 1 ETIHODISTS. Under adverse weather conditions. in the presence of a fair number of spec tators, the above match was played on the former's ground, and also result ed in a win for the former by 16 games. The details are as follows: Messrs. Simcdlks :and Brewer 9 beat Messrs. David and Straw 4 Miss G. Ric~,and T. Aitchison 9 . beat Miss Straw and C. Donnegan 4 Messrs. Brewer aud Panlmer .. 9 lost Messrs. Martvyn and Straw 11 Mliss A. Rice :and F. Sinmcocks 9 beat Miss Bowen and S. David 4 Messrs. Aitchison and Palmer 4 lost Messrs. Martyn and Donnegan 9 Misses Rice ...... .... ... 9 bheat Misses Borwen and Straw. 1 Princes Park ........ 49 Brunswick Methodists .. 33
Soul Can be Stolen in Papuans' Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Soul Can be Stolen in Papuans' Lands. Some strange ideas exist among the Kiwai Papuans, who confound the word 'soul .with that of ia:-sha dow i?eflection,, said .Dr. Landtimai in his paper reid .:to tlhe British As sociatioil. -:::- - A soui. could be stolen by an ill witiher touching the man's shadow at night with a piece of hollow bam::oo. If the bamboo was plug ged the soul was kept in captivity. On account of this danger any per son going out at night carried his torch high so as to keep his sha dow as smlall as possible. Many' natives believed that tihe seat of the soul was the eyes, others that it was the back; so that a man must not be hit there else his soul might jump out. When a man woke feeling tired it was because his soul had been wan derlig, and had not yet returned fron, its travels. It was considered that he should lie still for some time, which was very handy for lazy persons. Souls of sick persons were in dan-. ger of being carried away. There fore a sick man was n...
Ministering Children's League [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Ministering Children's League Dr. Dyring, of Walsh street, Co burg, has again generously lent his garden for a fete, to be held in aid of thi above League, on 14th March. This League helps to maintain the Cot tage By the Sea at Queenscliff. The fete will be opened by Mrs. W. A. Watt. This League certainly merits the hearty support of the community, and help in the shape of contributions will be gratefully received by the hon. see(' retary, "Ormsby," Moreland Grove. Should the afternoon prove wet the fete will be held in the 3Moreland Hall, at the Grove.
Curious Pagan Relic. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Curious Pagan Relic. ------+--- One of the most curious relics of Itagani'su remainiug in a Christian cou!ntry is the gigantic black stone figure of ta woman which is to be seen in a forest of the District of 1orh.ihan, in Brittany. It is known as the "Black Venus," but probably dates farther back than the timte w\hen the Gtreeks all a odlllalns \or .hiipci that goddess. Antiluaries assert that this fiegure 1,elongs to the age of the serpent \\urshi lpers, one of whose sulbterraneau temples is in the neighlbourhood. This would make the figure far older than the Christian era. The statue is that of a huge. unlcoulth woman, with a sullen, angry countenance, her formn uenveloped iu a loose mantle. The superstitious Uretons have always worshipped tihe ftigure, asserting that it has power over the weather, and the crops. If the idol is neg lected they declare that the grain dies ou tile ear, andl is the anger of the "black womlan" over 3Morlihan. TI'o clean brass that Ihas been ex posed ...
The Easter Bazaar. GYMKHANA AT "AULD REEKIE." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
The Easter Bazaar. GYMKHANA AT "AULD REEKIE." On the invitation of Mr. and 3Mrs. Alexander Sturrock, a large number of ladies and gentlemen assembled at a "'Gymkbana" on the fine grounds at "Auld Reekie," Royal Parade, on Sa turday afternoon last. to assist the stall organised by the Mayor and Mavoress of Brunswick at the Druids' Easter Fair, to raise funds for the Austin Hospital and the Kindergar ten movement. Gymkbana is the name sufficiently foreign and descrip tive to denote many ingenious meth ods of coyly extracting money for charitable purposes. The very excel lent croquet lawn afforded much scope for skill and amusement, and Mr. and Mrs. Salmon, both clever exponents of this fascinating game, gave valu able assistance in introducing mnan croquet novelties. Mrs. W. A. Tay lor was successful in winning the tro phy for putting four balls through a hoop after a strenuous contest with Ci. F. T. Hickford. M\lr. and Mrs. Salmon were necessarily successful in various intricacies of...
Curious Hotel Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Curious Hotel Customs. ]n an ,(din'bargh hotel the hat COUlllter coil1 is a slolt, int 0 hichl each visit'r who is henar'd to sweat iiiust drop a IJ'lll).V, mul1( a notice to that elle't is (iis.ldL' I d. These Ipennies are at illntervals collectced and sent t, aidl the fuiiils of one of the local i instit ti11s.)1 ;A curio!Is (cistoll pre);-ails at anl hotel in l)lumfries: . In one of the Ipulic rooas there is an arm-chair which was oftenl occupied by Rlo bert Burns, the Scottish national poet. Anyone wilo enters the room and seats himseli in this chair i1 expe;:tctd to "stand treat" to all pIresent, whetn the memory of the bard is drunk. At Aberdeen,i itl a tierailen ce ho.: tel, each visitor, on :sigiiig- his'' name in the hotel book is desired also to adhlibitl higsiatugtiiro - tc a cardi testif~ng thalt he is· a te totaller and will -nt bringm aniiin . t,,oxicants into the iihotel...; Ilin a ." Glasgow hotel :-'it is the 'custonm. weekly, on S.unday to go iiUnd: the varioius ro...
Science Congress. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Science Congress. At the Science Congress in Die Inflghani on Septelmber 16 Mir. Burt;, ,who delivered a most origt nal. -aid scileptific. paper on the dif ferences of thle.sexes, is the first man who has over studied the .sub ject frolml oicial compulsion. Ti'he Loidon Couity -"Council found for : him a post.' of ai wholly new char acter.- H Te is olflicial t.'.ychologist :to the county, and as such one .of thi6 busiest' mei in London. His subject was the human muale and f male, .ind, like lrsraeli, ho is on the side of the angels, only his angels:are feninale. He has` had a gicat deil -of material .to go on, aind tese are his coclu:ion? u-1,n excel plhysically by a huge pro portion, but he can fI no difler eaces in iiifteillct .ur- evenin i iha; acter and istimnct to ,.ompare' witb this' "ylbsical k , -itrem:ne. ) hi liat : are Called by. pgsvchologist the hlwer levels -of the mind Worneu surpasi iuen .by a ihnge margin.- .lhy e-;ie cialy e\xcel ini what Jr. lurt calls discrininat...
Wedding Bells [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Wedding Bells A very pretty wedding was celebra ted on Saturday at St. Augustine's Church, Moreland, the bride being Miss Fenella Woodgate, second eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George WVoodgate, of D.uckett street, Bruns wrick, and the bridegroom Mr. H. Hill, of Katawa Grove, Brunswick. The bride wore a lovely frock of cream pailette silk, trimmed with silk roses, lace, and orange blossom. The train was beautifully embroidered by hand, the work of the bride's cousin, Mrs. H. Percy. She was attended by her sister, Miss Doris Woodgate, her cousin (Miss E. Petrie) and the bride groom's sister (Miss N. Hill). All three wore white embroidered frocks with tangerine belts and mob caps with tangerine streamers and cactus dlah lia bouquets, with asparagus fern, these (with gold pearl brooches) being gifts of the bridegroom. The chulrch was prettily decorated, and the ser vice partly choral. The Rev. J. S. Woods officiated. A reception was afterwards held in the Mechanics' Institute, fully ...
THE GARDEN. SOME OF OUR ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
THE GARDEN. SOME OF OUR ENEMIES. (From "The Sydney Daily Tele graph.") It is always an easy matter to write about our friends. Not so in re gard to our enemies. We get no good out of the latter company, and as a rule are not too anxious to say much about them. They do us injury, and many a time bring on no. end of trouble. Still there are times when even an enemy must intrude. Garden ers cannot afford to pass him by. We must lmow him intimately, and must be for ever on his (or her) trail. In most of our life-walks the enemy is held at arms' length. We unfortunatce people are placed in the position of being for ever after subjects that bring us no good. i And of late our enemies have had a good fling. They have taken a full measure, and have been doing the thing handsomely, Many of us have been warring all we knew. Some have held the pests in check, while others have found themselves with all the losses on their side. These notes have been put together to give our read ers a chance o...
Brunswick Park Estate SALE OF ALLOTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Brunswick Park Estate SALE OF ALLOTMENTS. On Sat·urday, 21st March, Messrs. Crisp, Woods and Co., auctioneers and estate agents, of Sydney road, Bruns wick and Moreland, will offer thirty nine choice allotments in the Bruns wick Park Estate, for sale. The Bruns wick Park Estate extends from Hope street to the entrance to the Bruns wick Park in Victoria street, and ad joins the Park. The property is close to the Coburg railway line, and a short distance only from the Sydney road cable tram. The terms offered are exceptional, namely, £5 per allot ment deposit, and the balance in quar terly instalments over four years at five per cent. -The roads are formed, metalled and channelled, and water is laid on. The chance is one of a life time in the way of a sound invest ment.
TEA CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
TEA CAKES.. 1 tablespoon butter, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 egg, k cup milk, 1 tablespoon currants, essence, gTb. flour, 2 table spoons baking powder. Mode :--Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add the well-beaten egg, then the milk, cur rants, and lastly flour and baking powder; bake in small greased patty tins. Jigson: "Hear you have an addi tion to our family," Nugson : "Yes, two." "Twins ?" "No-a baby boy and my wife's mother." Squeaking in Boots and Shoes. Soak the soles for a couple of hours in warm linseed oil, anl It -ill cure theii, 117, 4
Heads that Grow Bigger. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Heads that Grow Bigger. This is not' a facetious nimatter, but one which is the outcome of iphire nological examination, on the ''"he fore and after" principle, of the heads of men who stir the public. As a matter of fact, it is contend ed that while a manr stops grow ing, generally speaking, at the age of twenty-five, his head, iparticular ly if he is a thinker, continues to grow and increase in size, often after he is forty years of age. In deed, experts say that a man's braini does not becomue fully de velopied until he is forty or fifty years of ago, and a well-known London phrenologist, who has mea suredl the heads of many promineint peoI'le from time to timne, has dis covered by means of these nimeasure nmamts that the head continues to grow at a considerably greater age than is generally believed. Mlr. Lloyd George's headl, accord ig to this authocrity. has increased in s';" ' .... Icheing nearly 23in. in cilrcumiferent iul ne:tsurement to 2: in. from the time ihe was forty t...
Coburg Drill Hall. OPENED BY THE MINISTER OF DEFENCE. SPEECH BY SENATOR MILLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Coburg Drill Hall. OPENED BY THE MINISTER OF DEFENCE. - SPEECH BY SENATOR MILLEN. After a long period of delay, owing to a doubt as to whether the local Council were going to take any part in the ceremony or to regard it merely as a matter of no concern to them, the fine drill hall erected by the De fence Department at a cost of £1500. in Reynard road, for the use of the senior cadets of Area 59. for the 59th Regt. when formed, and later on for a battery of Field Artillery, was offi cially opened by the Minister of De fence on Saturday afternoon. From an early hour in the day the hall and vicinity presented a busy appearance, for there was any amount of volunteers at the work of decorat ing the interior of the hall, and the platform or dais from which the open in.g ceremony was to be performed. The arrival of the Minister was fixed for 3.30 p.m., but long before that hour there was a steady influx of khn kee clad youths, varied occasionally by one or two older lads and an occasional...
Improving Sydney Road. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
$3trun.S\vicI aln Cooburg ¢Later. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914 Improving Sydney Road. The Brunswick Council is now fully awake to the fact that the condition of the main thoroughfare of the city is, if not impassable, at least impos sible. At present apparently the only hope is to improve Sydney road. To make it as it should be would of course mean that it must be taken ulip and wood-blocked for its whole length. There are so many things on hand just now, and there is such a damnable lack of pence, that this very necessary and highly commendable work cannot be at once grappled. Something at tempted-something done, is honcwever to be the motto for the Council. and so thile Melbourne City Council's tar sprayer has been 1orrOowedl in thle in terinm hefore pl)rocluring one for Brun1s wick, and already the work is in pro gress of tarring the roadway. There is no doubt that this operation will ef fect a vast improvement in tlhe coln dition of this street. and tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Professional Column. Miss Ethe Browne, SOPRANO VOCALIST. Teacher of Music, Singing, and Voice Production. 144 Blyth Street, Brunswick. SIN NG. Voice Culture & Production, Careful & Thorough Tuition. Terms Moderate. V. Powell, 81 Albion St., West Brunswick MISS M.S. PARKHURST D.F.S.V. A.L.C.M. (Registered Highest Grade) Teacher of Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony, Etc. Pupils prepared All Examinations. Visits Marks Bros. Moreland School of Music, also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICK. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PXRKVILLE. Terms Moderate. PIANOFORTE. Miss A. Beatrice Schulte L.T.C.L. Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory. Pupils prepared for Examinations. 'Phone: Brunswick, 332. 131 THE GROVE, COBURG. Mandoline Taught Terms Moderate. Rapid Progress. 16 JESSIE STREET, Near MORELAND RAILWAY STATION. BRUNSWICK COLLEGE SYDNEY ROAD. iPricipal: ROBERT McKAY, M.A. School of History and Political Economy, Melb. University. M...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Personal. An appreciative spectator at the opening of the Coburg drill hall on Sa turday was Mr. J. Sheehan, head teanc'her of the Coburg school. He doubtless recognised any amount of I)a'st pupils in the fire hundred cadets paraded before the Minister and Com muandant. An unconscious humorist attracted by the plaid trews of the Officer Com manding the 59th Battalion of Cadets on Saturday asked "If that was Gen cral Hamilton?" A popular figure at the opening of the Coburg drill hall on Saturday was that of Staff Sergeant Major MacMa hlon.. a favorite with the lads. The Mayor and layoress of Coburg (Cr. and Mrs. H. J. Richards) were amongst those presented to the new State Governor. Sir Arthur Stanley an( Lady Stanley, at Parliament House on Monday. Senator Millen, mMiister of Defence, made a very favorable impression upon Coburg people. He is a clear and able speaker, and conveys the idea that hie means what i he says, not always the case with politicians. The engagemfent is announc...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
General News. Some soreness is felt vby represen tatives of the Coburg and Brunswick branches of the A.N.A.. the North Brunswick Progress Association. and other bodies, at no invitation being extended themn to take part in the ceremony of declaring the Coburg drill hall open. The feeling is in a meas uro accentuated by the fact that am ongst the invited guests were many who had never in any way moved or assisted in the matter of securing a drill hall at all. Pariallv the omis sions were due to the uncertainty up till a few days before the event as to who was to have the running of the affair and what shape the ceremonial was to take. The annual meeting of the Coburg Football Club was held last evening, and a full report will appear in next issue. There was a good attendance of members, friends and supporters, and there is no question that the splendid success of the club last season in securing the premiership, together with the general good behavliour of the teamn, have enhanced it...
A Secret of the Peerage. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
A Secret of the Peerage. --4-- - Clamis 'ast the st f the ].arl of Strath:orer, has a secret chatl~er, a cha1t'.! i'er \\ ich mibers of the fanilv like to betlicve none but three menl canl tind. Tlhat chamt ber holds thie fam:ily secret, at which antiquaries. g,.nwaioists, historians, and amalteur det-cti vs have been vainly uessintig fior a cten:tur". The secret anId the f, i'y firties hand together. It am ,s statedt, never te known t' 1mor th a three men at a time. Thos, mn are the -a'l his heir upon atirninag the age of tweilt--olne, and the factor or stewardl of the estate. Tlhat secret is the best kept in hitorv. What even the weird imea:nin-, the Iburden of knowing it is never sought by the heau of the family. When the present lEarl was neoIring imanhood he beggedi his faither to spare him knowvledge of the secret; and Lord Glamnis, the heir of to-day, when he camine of age eight l ears .ago, was most reluctant to lshare tie hated store. Ironmnouil stains srea,.l in any fabric...
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. Before Messrs. Lord, Allard, Fleming, and Downs, J.P.'s. SOPHIA AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 27 February 1914
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25i. Before Messrs. Lord, Allard, Flem ing, and Downs. J.P.'s. SOPHIA AGAIN. Sophia Bunt, a well-known charac ter who has repeatedly been before tho court for having filthy premises, was charged with depositing garbage. Inspector Harrower deposed to catching defendant in the act of de positing a quantity of onions in a lane. She was in the habit of taking garbage out of the refuse boxes and taking it to her own place, where she kept it for a time, arterwards throw ing it out in the lane. He had re peatedly cautioned her, but wit.hout effect. Defendant: I had no onions! I had no onions I A fine of £2 was imposed, in de fault distress. DIRTY PREMISES. John Hunt, husband of Sophin, was charged with having his premises at 12 Nash street in a dirty and -insani tary condition. Sophia several times endeavored to take her hand, and was several timies removed, but turned up again tirith unfailing regularity: Inspector Harrower deposed to the preomi...