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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

Business Announcements. FOR New Year Gifts GO TO PINK & SON, THE ONLY MANUFACTURING JEWELLERS IN THIS SUBURB, 241 High St., Northcote (opp. "Moa" Cycle Works). Don't hesitate. Come and inspect our Inrge assortment of Presents nt prices to suit nil. E.P. Ware, Watches, Clocks. Repairs of every description. Licensed Buyer of Wrought Gold. The Northcote Wood Depot Wholesale and Retail. 2 Wood Direct from Our Own Paddocks. No Middleman's Profits. CUT PRICES. D. P. KININMONTH & CO. HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE (Close Separation St). Te'cphone, Northcoto 280 Carl Oldenburg, Saddle, Harness and Collar Manufacturer, 360 HIGH ST., NOUTIICOTE. Wo have a full stock of Harness and Saddles, Now and Secondhand. All country orders . arc promptly . attended to. First Prizes at Local Shows: E. J. KELLEY, Builder and . Contractor, Corner. Harold Stroot and Railway Avonuo, Thornbury, Will Build on Your Land, or Buy Land you ohooao,, Houses your Own Design, or Sell you. Houses, just : • —■ -f...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTIOM [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

CONSUL'S WIDOW HOTEL BILL QUESTIOM A fashionably-dressed woman of 48, Hannah Gordon Watson, who was stated to bo the widow of it former Consul of the United States, was re manded on ball at Bow street, yester day (reports "The Dully Nesvs," De cember 23), charged with fraudulently obtaining credit to the extent of £7 odd at the Waldorf Hotel. The defendant was wearing a long black velvet coat, trimmed with fur and was heavily veiled. Detective-Sergeant Collins stated that he saw the defendant at Charing-cross station on Saturday afternoon, and said to her, "I believe you represent yourself to be the Hon. Mrs Watson?" She replied, "Yes." After the warrant hail been read to her she said, "I have done nothing wrong. I intended to pay my bill. I expected some money from Australia which should have ; reached me on December 2. It has been delayed, and I am left in a ilx; but us soon as it arrives I shall pay them. I told them how X was placed, and they told me to go. Surely I havo committ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BOAT RUNNING STORY OF A LONDON SALT [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

BOAT RUNNING STORY OF A LONDON SALT Most Londoners with a memory of Dockland, which Includes somo know ledge of tho Old Mahogany Bar and of Blacluvall Pier when emigrants emharked; there on sailing ships for the Antipodes- (quartors of beef sus ,/)en(?ed on tackle abaft the mainmast) would know. how to, get to Poverty Corner. Of course, that Is hot its name* Being so close to Lcadonhall street It Is more respectably christened. . It Is In closo touch -with the. shipping of fices" and the produco markets. There Is a railway station near, and gath ered round are shops selling nautical Instruments and charts, the ofllces of ship chandlers, and places where you may fit out apprentices for sea with everything from the marine soap to the gold-Jaccd cap. Standing on the kerb there, or lean ing against tho walls, are men whp might be permanent features, of the landscape. Thoy sland thoughtfully smoking, gazing * Into vacancy for hours at a time. A "SEASIDE"' PICTUnB If the Londoner hurrying...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. The Staintondalo foxhounds havo tlio roputntion of being tho oldest pack In tho country, it is a claim which docs not go unchallenged, oven in York shire, but it rests on the authentic ground that a charter was granted' by tho Norman King Stephen in tho 12th century to somo monks in tho monast ery of Staintondalo to hunt foxes,, hare, and deer on tho moors botweon that placo and Scarborough. .."I cannot vouch "for this romoto an • tlquity," said Mr Iialliday Huggan, of Crumble's Court, Scalby, who, as sec retary of the hunt, speaks with autho rity (says "Lloyd's Weekly"). "Tho farthest wo can go back in actual ro cords is tho memory of an old man of 86, who remembers, his grandfahcr hunting with tho Staintondalc hounds. That takes us back to tho beginning of the nineteenth century, and thcro is a BQng, written in 1811, which commem morates a famous run of that year, so that the hunt can cortainlyboast a re spectable age. It is a farmers* hunt first...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IV. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

In trying to dispose of the boxes somewhat more conveniently I felt something under the seat and dragged ti it out. A spade 1 I held it up to Jim. He nodded anil smiled. "Yes, it was their safest game," said he. "Bury it until tho row was over. I expect there are two or three as sistant sextons waiting patiently at fiome quiet spot." Jim had been studying the ordnance map until ho knew it almost by heart. Tie skirted the town and regained tho main voad beyond it. We met two or three cars, for we wore on the main northern road now. I ventured to ask whither we were bound. "Scotland Yard," replied Jim short ly, as he spoke more loudly than ho had dono ihtherto I shall always believe that Steve beard. It was level country now and good going. The speedometer touched fif ty. It was a smart car. I didn't see much sense in it myself, however, and •I said so. Why should -we rush back to town with our leave only half spent just because of this fat sharper trussed up on the Uoor P Why not han...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PEARLS MATCH WOMEN'S COMPLEXION'S [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

PEARLS MATCH WOMEN'S COMPLEXION'S The prominence given to pearls by the proceedings Jn connection with the theft of Mr Max Mayer's necklace, which he valued at £140,000, has called attention to the immense sums paid for these geimv Pearls arc now the moot fashionable jewels, and women buyers take care to secure a shade to match their complexion (according to '"Hie Daily Mail"). "Dark or yellow pearls," said Mr IMayer, "become dark women, while light pearls are worn to better advan tage by women of fair complexion. In recant years the demand for pearls has increased because the ostentatlousncas of diamonds and rubies often offends the taste. woman can easily wear £100,000 worth of pearls in excellent taste, but diamonds worth £20,000 would be very obtnustlve." THIU3I3 GOOD PEARLS Mr Mayer said that so fur as he know his famous necklace was the most valuable in existence, but it was pos sible that necklaces bought for a far less sum ten or fifteen years ago were now worth more than hi...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MAGIC WAND ALHAMBRA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

MAGIC WAND ALHAMBRA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. - The magic wand—the conductor's baton—at the Alhambra is in new hands (says the Westminster Ga zette"). The magician is Mr John An sel!. who for* seven years has been conductor for Mr Cyril Maude and latterly with Mr Louis Meyer at the Strand Theatre, and has climbed to the conductor's desk from a subordin ate place in . the orchestra. When; last Saturday afternoon (De cember'10), Mr Ansell assumed his new duties, he conducted the Alham bra orchestra and generally took con trol • of Alhambra revue and ballet 1 for the first time. But the only re I spect in . which Alhambra habitues | could observe any difference from normal happenings was that the prin cipals made a point of bowing nicely I —and quite noticeably—to the con I ductor upon entering the stage. I By the middle of this week even the ' most observant of critics might have supposed that Mr Ansell had spent j his life conducting at the Alhambra. For ho commenced with a very great advant...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DEMAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS GO BEGGING [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

DEMAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS GO BEGGING The popular supposition that medi cine is an overcrowded profession is being exploded. The real truth is that there is an. extraordinary shortage of doctors at tho present moment .and men cannot be found wilHne#to accent, public appointments. : So- serious has the question become that at tho opening of the next parlia mentary session a demand will ; b#\ pressed for tho appointment of a de partmental committee or .a. ,Tf-. Commission to. inquire into the whole question, of the registration of the medical service of the country. Appointments which a little over n. year ago would have brought flftv ap plicants, have been advertised for six or eight months in the medical nals without bringing a single renlv. ir. spite of the fact that the salaries have been increased by 100 per cent (says "The Daily Express"). Dr Cox, the medical secretary of tho British Medical Association, yesterday that he ascribed the ago to the enormous increase of wo«v th...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"THE COONEYITES" NEW REMGIOUS SECT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

"THE C0ONEYITES" NEW REMGIOUS SECT. A rcmnrkable libel action brought against the proprietors of the weekly newspaper "Tho Peoplo" at the In stance of two members of a religious sect known as "Tho Cooneyltes" or or the "Go-Preachers," caino bofore Mr Justice Darlington In tho King's Bench division, upon an announcement of settlement (says "Tho Dally Mall*'of December 12). It had been agreed that tho defen dants should pay the plaintiffs £100 as damages and the solicitors' and clients' costs, and that tho defendants should publish an apology. Tho plaintiffs were Mr Ernest Walker List, a farmer and carrier of Dcben hnm, near Stowmarket, Suffolk, and Mr Edward Cooney, formerly of Ennls klllcn, Ireland. Counsol: For the plaintiffs, Mr Bromley Enmes and Mr Parish; for tho ! defendants, Mr E. 13. Spence. Mr ISfimes, in announcing* tho settle ment, said the libel charged tho plain tiffs with" carrying on the white slave trafllc under the guise of a religious movement. Tho "Go-Preachers" to...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 February 1914

Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. The fortnightly meeting was held in the Pender's Grove hall, the president (Mr. Phillips) in the chair. About 40 members were present. Correspondence wag received from the Closer Settle ment Board with reference to street consturuction and other matters, stating   that a reply would he forwarded as soon as the present session closes. From Mr. Lawson, Minister of Lands, stating that the Royal Commission is to be a Parliamentary one, and that a representative settler could not be ap pointed. Much dissatisfaction was ex pressed by the members that the Go vernment had refused to carry out their request and appoint a settler on the Commission. The Social Committee reported that a most successful social had been held on Feb. 7th, and that they had decided to carry them on once a fortnight from Saturday, Feb. 28th. The Executive Committee reported that arrangements had been made with Mr. ltentoul, the Government poultry ex pert, to give a ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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CRIME IN SCOTLAND INCREASE REPORTED EXCESSIVE FINES DISCUSSED [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CRIME IN SCOTLAND I.VCItUASE ItEPORTICD ' K.YCESSIVE FINIOS DISCUSSED A report on tho Judicial statistics of Scotland for 1012 was issued yesterday (says "The Scotsman" for December 3). The Prison Commissioners, in a oovoring letter to the Secretary for Scotland, say:— "We regret to luivc to report a gen eral Increase in crime, which Is most marked in nssaults, theft, theft by ..housebreaking, Indecency, arid in minor crimes and offences, principally breach of peace and drunkenness.-"We again think it right to direct special attention to tho large number of per sons committed to prison in Scotland in default of payment of fines—viz., 36,631, out of a total of 80,013 sen tenced to pay fines. From those fig ures it appears that in Scotland 41 per cent, of those sentenced to pay fines are admitted Into prison In default of payment, but of these 11 per cent, pay . part lines after admission, leaving 30 por'cent. who undergo entiro sentence of imprisonment In default. From tho report on ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

Business Announcements. FOR . [ Wedding and Birthday Presents GO TO PINK & SON, THE ONLY MANUFACTURING JEWELLERS IN THIS SUBURB, 241 High St., Northcote (opp. "Moa" Cycle Works). Don't hesitate. Come and inspect our large'assortment of Presents at prices to suit all. E.P. Ware, Watches, Clocks. Repairs of ovary description. - j Licensed Buyer of Wrought Gold. The Korthcote Wood Depot Wholesale and Retail.3 Wood Direct from Our Own Paddocks. No Middleman's Profits.' CUT PRICES. D. P. KININMONTH & CO. HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE (Close Separation St). Miss K. Lee WISHES to intimate having com menced business as a FRUITERER & GREENGROCER In New Shop, Corner HIGH & DALGETTY STS., PRESTON. Summer Drinks, Confectionery, Cigars, Signrettes, anil Tobacco kept in stock. A Trial Solicited. E. J. KELLEY, Builder and Contractor, Corner Harold Stroot and Railway Avotino, Thornbury, Will Build on Your Lund, or Buy Land yon choose, Housos your Own Design, or Sell you Hou...

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VIRTUE OF RIPE APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

VIRTUE OF RIPE APPLE6. Tho old idea-Hint applos wove tho favorite fruit of tho gods 1b a plaus ible theory- Tho freshness of youth was ever possessed by those who made apples their principal diet. Cer tain iL ds that thoro iB 110 food bo val uable. Applos nourish tho brain and spinal cord. They contain j.hOBphor us, sugar, albumen, i;um, malic acid, galic acid, vofietablo fibre, and water. They cure gout and rheumatic disor ders, and exerclBo a 'benoilcial Influ ence on tho liver ami Btomaoh. Utpo apples and (broad us a diet will do move to veatora health than drugs.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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CHIEF CAUSE OF SCOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CHIEF CAUSE OF SCOURS. Dirt is' the chief cause of calf scours, as filthy, poorly lighted and badly-ventilated quarters lionbor the disease germs in great numbers. Sometimes calf scours occurs in con tagious form, and then only prompt measures will prevent serious losses. At the College of Agriculture of tho University of Wisconsin, special pre cautions are taken against scours. Not only are the calves kept In well lighted and otherwise sanitary quar ters, but they are fed regularly until four weeks old on two to six pounds of thoir mother's milk three times daily. Care is taken to have tho tmperature of tho milk as near that of freshly-drawn milk as possible, and to keep the feeding pail clean. In Bpite of precautions (states Pro fessor G. C. Humphrey) we now and then have cases of scours among our calves. For the past two years twe have successfully treated such cases as follows:—As soon as symptoms appear, two to four tnblespoonfuls of castor oil are mixed with one-half pint of m...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

knows how liable the skin is lo auflcr from disfiguring blotches and eruptions; am! how liable it is, also, to get cut ami hint in all conditions of life—at home, at work and at play. There isn't a woman in the home, i " '* a man in the street, but Wanted to Buy 7 ) ACS and Sacks of all descriptions. 1 ) City prices given. Post cards attended. T. Rogers, 4 Mitchell Street, Nrrthcote (next Keid's. Grocer) ; OULTRY of idl kinds bought sold or ' exchanged. Highest prices given. Letters and post cards promptly at tended to. W. Key, Eppiny.

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THE QUACK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

THE QUACK. By Laura L. Runyon, in the "Smart Set." His medical course was taken at one of those small colleges since made infamous by tlie investigations of the committee appointed by Congress to standardise medical schools. Gut at the time the Quack Doctor began practice, any degree of M.D. from a collegc which spent two whole years in teaching medical science was accepted by the State authorities as a sufficient guarantee; and as to the general public, they never even thought to ask "Where has the doctor studied?" He never intended to be a quack doctor, cither. He wanted to be a thoroughly up-to-date physician. He longed to cure all diseases. He had a deep sympathy with sickness of any sort. Circumstances forced him into the quackery business. Of course lie was poor when he started his medical education—other wise he would have sought the best collegc in the country, with the long est course and the best hospitals" at tached. He had to earn his way while he studied—and his mother ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

Houses & Land For Sale PRESTON. OAK HILL, ESTATE. OAK HILL ESTATE. Near Recent Station. Magnificent Position. 350ft. above Son Level. GRAND BUILDING ALLOTMENTS. Scllinpj Ueadily, .C3 Deposit. Five Years' Terms, No Interest. Only a Few Shillings a Month to Pay. Plans from \f cGEOKGE HKOS, Solo Agents, * Auctioneer, Preston, Northcote, and Moreland. Notices j > U t! L I C NO tTc'e; Hiivinp severed my connection with .1. Mnr.v, and nftcr six and a hnlf years' experience of the requirements of the 1 i lade and General Cnrting (.« years with ,1. Shaw ami :! years as manager for Heron & Parker), I have <IecitIe<I to start in business for invsclf under the name of T. .JOHNS & CO. As a result of tile experience gained over such an extended term, builders mid contractors can rely on having all orders entrusted to me executed promptly. Specialities: Sand, Gravel, Garden boil, Metal ami Screenings. T. JOHNS. Address: "Hillview," Dundns Street, P...

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CHAPTER XV. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CHAPTER XV. The family was gathered together In the delightful . sitting-room at Soutlibourne, overlooking the promen ade. Mr. Gordon Price, who had con sumed large qonntitiCB of champagne since the departure of the bride and bridegroom and the suppression of n telegram, was Inclined to restlessness, and had just announced ills intention of obtaining a breath of fresh air and asked Philip to accompany. The shadows of evening were deepening. Mrs. Price was on the sofa. Al ready she had complained dolefully of missing Qucenie, nnd had been told by her husband—with intense Irony —not to exhibit selfishness. She ought to be thankful that her daughter was happily married to a worthy fellow —Michael, to wit, and God bless him! Beryl sat In a shadowed corner, thankful that no one as yot had sug gested turning on the lights. iWhen the ne'er-do-well son and the ne'er-do-well father reached the front door, a man on the other side waB about to ring the bell. When Mr. Price opened the door he f...

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The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, Author .of "The Money-Lendor," "12a Qutltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Iicservod.) CIIAPTICR XIV.—Continued. Thorno drove Ills teeth Intlo Ills ne ther lip. This 'woman who shrank rrom his touch was his wife. Her hor ror at this moment was ot the pro phetic, anticipatory kind. Tho obliga tions ot marriage, what mnrriago mount, had thrust themselves upon her. She was tempted suddenly to (ling open the door, throw herself out, nml let tho traffic crush out her life. Rut the wild impulse was caught up 'an instant later by a realisation of its selfishness; tho misery and grief, and possibly death, such an act would In flict on others. She must go through with 1t somehow. "It's a bit early to begin showing off,- Isn't it?" Tho words had been slung out of Thome. " 'Don't touch nic!' I've dono all I have done for yon and yours, and 1 suppose you tnko It for granted 1 shall go on In (lie same way In tho future—but I mustn't touch you! What do ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. Baptist, Northcote.—3 p.m. (Men's Own), "Job and the Problem of Pain;" 7 p.m., "If;" 8.15 p.m., open-air ser vice. Congregational, Northcote.—The Rev. J. Tonkin, of Burnley, will officiate in the morning and the Kev. A. R. Bunton at night. Northcote Methodist.—Morning, Rov. Percy Knight, B.A.; evening, Rev. Thos. Alday. Holy Trinity, Tliornbury.—11 a.m., "Opportunity." Northcote Presbyterian.—11 a.m., "Four Estimates of Life;" 7 p.m., "The Golden Calf." All Saints' Preston.— 7.30 p.m., "Temptation." Three of the ministers uttending the Methodist conference, now being held in Melbourne, will conduct the services on Sunday in the various Methodist chur ches in the Preston circuit. These are the Revs. A. J. Collocott (of Sale), W. J. Williams (of Foster), and J. H. Indian (of Geelong). Last year Mr. Williams was stationed at South Pres ton and will be cordially welcomed back again on Sunday evening by his many, friends. |

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