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"MAKE IT BROWN, MA'AM" [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
iMr Biroin iias -,vety good-looking man He idressed well,:w?as. well up im matters of business, and had the reputa-? tihon of being-.a :very:.snart.. man. IlBut i:Mr Brown had lii:ed- thlity .years with- . .out' a':ife. ;:It: wasn t his' fault for. he was fond of the?society of the fair set, ;awned a fine liouse in the- sburbs, and7 here were. plenty of inarriaigeable ladies: n the neighbourhood. : How was it, then?ithit Mr. Broiwn.re? nIained in a state of sinle blessedness. ? ;Want. of courmge.. Mr. :Browiiiwas :a. oward among the lalides.-Truei le could pick up a jady's i handkerchief,' hold a skein of sil.k, or, gi his armiin the .po litest, manner: to escort a lady from church. He. had secen ;at ilest half a: dozen wonien ihe would have isarried, or who swould:havel nirried, him; .but he: aevier could tiidster.sullicient courage to ask' either. of. :them. wlether she would r not. One eening: .he wasi visiting at the; VWidowtSmith s. W:Vido"" Smithl Not weritysix years haid flio...
REFUGE AND OBSERVATORY ON MT. BLANC. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
S-EFUGE AND OltSEA 'ti3ORY ON M'T. BLANC. Mr. J. Vallot, a member of the French AlJpine Club, succeeded in the summer of 1890 in electing a permanent structure on Mt. Blanc, tnbeusedasarefugeandobser vatore. Plans of a small structure best adapted for withstanding high winds were drawn, and the building, was con structed at Chamnounix. The house was then taken apart, and each timber was marked properly, so that the parts could be put together readily on the moduntain top. One hundred guides volunteered their sers;cM to carry the parts of the building to the point tixed upon as the site. The dismantled structure was tied up into II loads, and the work of trans portation was begun. It was a tedious undertaking carrying the heavy pack ages up the ascent. Three days were consumed in conveying each load to its deestination. The work conimenced on_ June 75, and on July 31 the last. section of the building and the last of the ninety packages of scientific instruments had reached the site. ...
Council Loses. MOORABBIN SHIRE V. ABBOTT. SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
Council Loses. 001oA?13B1 SnlSR1'. BBOTrrT. SPECIAL 131PROV.,MEN1? The High Court lhas dnsinised tie appeal of the Moorabbin Shire Coiun cil against the decision 'of the State Full Court in. the cnse of S'leid 'Ab bott, as executor for liinld at Black Rock, versus the Council. The liret court proceedings were taken iefore Mir. Justice Jlodtl es by Mr. Ab bott, who askted for a l dclaration that the Council were iot 'entitled to smake it charge upon the laiind, and for an injuinction "to restraiu the municipality fronm enforcin annuv eluni Iin respect to lprposlO d roand constrnuc tion charges. The Shlire Council had. decided? to' construct Seaqiew" Crescent uand Royal Aveniue, 'and notices had been serredl upon_. Mr. Abbott; whose property abli utte?ld on the road. but uioer which Ie had no right of carriage way. The Council contendedl that as Mr. Abbott did not object within. the time sleci lied by the Act' he aduruitted his lia bilitv for his jouinortion of the cost. Mr. Abbott, o...
BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
BRIGHTON.,.., I" arnini ameetiieng of the Brighton I.+ih".;" lienevoleht S?ciet}'. "will be il1 t the IToin a I ll on I riday ffr Itriliton nii xilin' of the lirt frce inisiical eiig in the Towon Unii aii i Tue.daly in connectioil with tieiil tntua it ectin'. The Bishop of .Zolhlin, is the spenner. . i ""tnu?'" I anuil .boot sale is niow l .t,! Intl,. 'I'h.s-is iin event ii the orm,?e.ceial life of Brightoii, and gives iOta-l Ipeopile opportuiity to.secure the I" tlits of a large stock at specially rlttredl prices. ¶ The sale will last tIext week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
Educationla ROSBERCON, IIIRLB' GRAMMAR SCHOOL and * : .-KINDERGARTEN, NORTH ROAD; NORTH BRIGHTON. 5 minutes from Gardenvale Station. 10 minutes from Electric Tram. Large grounds: excellent acconnmmoda tion for Boarders. Pupils prepared for university, Primary, Junior, and Senior Examinations : Also for University Local Examina tions in Music. Principals MISS TISDALL and ISS . CONSTANCE TISDALL, Y.A. Olass Singing and Physical Culture have always formed part of the curriculum. Dancing and '.Special Physical Culture Lessons are open to Non-Pupils.. Three Terms for 1914 Begi.-s February 10th. June 2nd. September 15th. Pupils may be Rnrolled any: time pro rata. "NORFOLK" GIRLS' SCHOOL, "EIORA," SOUTH ROAD, BRIGHTON BEACH. SECONDARY.. PRIMARY, SUB-PRIMARLY. Seven Minutes' Walk from Train or Tram. The school is beautifully situateid, with exceptional '.accommodation for boarders. - Pupils prepared for JUNIOR and SENIOR PUBLIC Examinations; also 'for, University. and all other.examcinn tio...
Reserve Wanted MOVEMENT AT BENTLEIGH. SUBSCRIPTIONS INVITED. GOVERNMENT TO BE ASKED TO ASSIST. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
Reservt Wanltc 1MO\'EMENT"AT BI ENTLEIIGl. SUBSCItIP'TIONS, INVITEI). G'IoYLRNMENT TO liE ASKEIJ TO' ASSIST. About 30 ladies' and gentlelme in terested in the matter of providing a recreation reserve for tlei?tleigli met at the Public aihdl ou londay eenin Cr. V. Ui. Burgess, ".l'., presided, aid after (eonlirmation of the minutes the ltpreious meeting, Cr. Marriott an Mlr. 'I'. Walsh submlitted reports members of a sub-oommittee appointel ito enquire as to what suitable situs could Ibt secutred. Cr. 31arriott said hle had not lxken very successful. Most owners seemed undecidel what to do owith their land. lho found it alsolutely imlulossible to negotiate for a block in Jasper;oald. "Tlte owner would not put a prici upon it. lie had seen Mr. W. Ward, who said that he contemplated tlisposing of the whole of his land (12 acres) in the near future. 11e had asked how much 31r. Ward wanted for six auces next the old.pol?ice station, but Mlr. Warl said hlie thought he would wait and put i...
MMER SUN IS WANING [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
MMER SUN IS WANING ,he days are getting shorter; The nights are dark and chill ' A mist is on the water; A haze is on the hill ; I hear the winds complaining : "The summer sun is waning." S- he summer sun is waning i And this is what it means ; It's useless longer.feigning To live within the "teens " My youth is disappearing - The winter days are nearing. T :.The winter days are nearing The leaves are turning browal The liitid thst's.riow careering SWill beat tlie'bmvest down; The biidsl hate ceased their singing, And sonme arc homneiard winging, Tlie.?wallcws; lhomewsard wminging, Can see the end's at-hand; ; Tle pendulum isswinging -:' Ofsorrow through the l;nd; I heal the winds complaining:. " .The summer sun is waning."
Our Beaches. REMOVAL OF SAND DESTROYS THEM. BRIGHTON BEACHES DENUDE. MANY FAVOURED LOCALITIES SPOILED. ONLY ROCKS LEFT. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 28 March 1914
Our Bleaches. 1'TONBILCll l E •I O .'..L Ot, iuci) / l S: lO4 s S31ANsLvU?? oit? "'E s LOCALI?TIES - S POIL . .I UI : NIY: IlOCIK iEFr.'-:i .. iIniti', tlie last f.,aew yers t?a ;consil eral;lh chanige Ias: tiaken place ;in the formatinar of 'lie forI?hore long '-.Flie ehstern side of ,;the .ay, wili i.?h i been ,attribitedl mainly. to the .reela mnation workis carried out-: 4y the Gb' sernment at Elwood. EnLur o?u? iliun titics of sand :were ialkenlrbo Im . the beach in. that. locality?, and iiised to lill up thei Elwood s annpti. To replace the sand groins were constructed o :' .the Ileicb, tiad these have to sbnic extent beentia successful, bil L to the detrime;it of the foresliore lowert down. The beadch: betweeln liddle Brighton. 'aid Brighton Beach iuas formerly a-line slopinig . stretch oft sand,'aith.slight lnainmoel n just ablove the igh-watier lark, nlld this locality 'ws..c a: favor ite resorti. for local 'resitdeiitt rand visitors. :The hevyy -stories that have occurred ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
Telephone 128 Windsor. Only Address Ci:. Brunning & Sons, "" BRIGHTON ROAD, ST. KILDA, NOT MELBOURNE. Established 50 ,Years.: Largest Plant Nurseries in the Com monwealth. 250,000 Plants and "40,000 Roses. Write for New Catalogues (Post Freel 'The Nurseries are within three minutes of the. Ripponlea Station and Brighton Road Tram Terminus. HOM E HINTS ON: BUILDING. BUILD 'WITHOUT DEPOSI I,: A unique opportunity presents it Sself to the owner of an allotment of and as without any further cash if desired I will bdild an up-to-date and modern Villa up to 7 rooms, replete with all conveniences and appintments -repayments as weekly rent, covering interest and principal-the interest re ucing as each payment is made, and I give you the option to pay off any amount, or the whole, at any time, without extra interest. Plans, esti mates free. If you have a deposit; add have land in view, I will buy same, and erect a home on the same terms. In case of illness or unemploy ment, payments ...
Seaside Transit. THE BEAUMARIS TRAMWAY CO. HAVE THE CONDITIONS OF LEASE BEEN OBSERVED? ENQUIRY COMMENCES MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
: Seaside Transitf THE BEAUIMALRIS TIIAMI AY CO.? ITAVE THE CONDITIONS OF LEASE EN Ullt COlMENCLS MONDAY. The enqniry to be i:onducted by Mr Dickson, (Seereiairy of lMines) into 'the position of. the Beaumaris Tramway Company opens on Mlonday at the Law Courts. For sohie years past the Mooralibtn Shire Council continually received complaints as to the condition of the tramn track, and although they re peatedly directed the attention of the company to the matter very little repairs were eliected, the excuse of the company heinc that they were unable to obtain metal. The council were unable to force the company, and, therefore, they directed their el forts towards getting the Government to move in the matter. At first the Government were slow to move, but by continually writing the council at last induced the Minister of Public Works to have an inspection made of the company's undertaking. This was done by Mr. Catani, engineer, and, after further delay, Mr. Dickson was appointed a com...
Friendly Societies. PROPOSED BRIGHTON DISPENSARY. SITE SELECTED IN BAY STREET. SUBSCRIPTION: 2/- PER QUARTER [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
Friendly Societies. . •ROPOSE BI-IGIPITON SITE SELEGCTED LUINBAY I STUIYREETI SUBSCRIiPTIO' s/ PL'JR QUARTER to' have a dispenisary beore the end of the year. Thieusas the decision of the:comunmittee appointed to" arrange details for the'carrying out of the proposition; ' and who imet on Tuek day last. Mr. Andrewss,' dispenser "at the Malvern dispensary, and Mr.' Coventr.-. • secretary -of the Prahrai dispensar'.. attended,. ind. they both expressed the opinion that-, witl a thousand members to comnmence the dispensary would be a -success. A site was selectedin Bay street, just below Asling street, and the sect' retary of. the conference, ?Tr.J. Eini richsen,' was deputed.:t'o olitain= ?" lease of the building, which was con sidered -i 2 ir. Anidrews to be. very suitable. Favourable terms a'iere of fered by the wholesale dnruggists for the-supply of medicines. &ec., and . it. wais agreed that for the present to only have one dispenser who -would reside on the premises. 3Mr. ...
Cricket. B.D.C.A. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
cricket. B.D.C.A. at` the B.D.C.A. d elegates ineeting in T-iesday Siifdrigihanni itnd :Rloor-? nhbini' were dealtwith uinder rutle;22 bein ?-.unreresei?ted;? itthree cuinsecu FIRST GRADE. DiLLNDAJJE PRiIIIERS. ' IElliindale signalised? their re-entry into the Association by anneixing tho First Grade ` Premierihip 'without sun. tamingi a' defeat. :Tlighett were: run" 'iers-up fodr: the' fifth: ;ear in sucnes'. sion. Sandringham,, last7 year's ?in ners, dropped' back to fourth positioii on a level with .Cheltenham. : ,"titi i'hain.........."': 7)" 0-i:014. ' -POSITION 4i. * , en 'sr',n tl for Wi'clt?q)?C-Ill UACI: 10 llinals . ... .... .. : 12 . III(lE1TT1 '-l9- (Browol·ll FO- IS. gletae ; Ilk t:.Adiais "ixfor IOS;I trlie. faor :i -(l'Indoe -36 n.o., .Attun,,s. n. ; IBDrione. thre for: o00 lnti drivtn :.AL : J y .5 o-' "dingto ii') gC hairi.,. l art," foutrfor 28, Kennedy t -r o for *3'i lKenl~e3 tio fur l5) beat 1 ILSTE,'lIICK :1 B A.WICK A 1.orseven o' live for . Ilde'eli' lfNri1 7...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
Geog . McGill PRACTICAL .TAILI.OR,. VICTORIA BUILDINGS, No. 2 First Floor jtake lift): 80 Swanston:t: S, elbourne PORTMAfN atl.RiweI'.. OAglE5,5IU LADIES" COSTU31I',s A SI'' IA Y:: Fl: and Style Guaranteed. Trlephone 6ii tCentrl.. diHOLESALE CLOTHING CO:6 Established O1880. Good Work, Economy, Telephone- 477 Promptitude;; Windsor. ES. Bulls to Order- Trousera, 45s,. to s 75 las. 6id. to SlS:. TAILORS, Clothiers, Hatters, Mercers;' 155 CHAPEL STREET, WINDSOR A Carefully-selected Stock of New, Fashionable Woollens Hats aid . hiercery by every mail. Cut and Make, the Latest. Satisfaction guaranteed Patterns. &c on appllcation J. R. BRADISH, Manager. IPrahran's Leading Dentist. E. TATTERSON... Dental aiUrgeo,ii 162 Greville St, Prahran 'IELEPIIONE, 94' WINDSOR. E-sT\i?:LISUIED 18?'J8 ." . Get Busy and Get that £3 Dickenson & Foster, AUCTIONEER & ESTATE AGENTS, 99 [CHAPEL STREET, WINDSOR. T''ELEPIIOIi E .WI!NDSOR 111, If:ne handed the sum of £3 to a well-known Pra...
POOR CHARLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
rooR CHARLIE., They were walking together under a very small umbrella; -and she liked: him? ell enough not tow:ant ia large share: Zc h alpaca :He was modest, and seemed to.be nervous, and she finally remarked;,very softly, and with a note of interrogation- , - "Chirlie' - -",Yes, Fanny ? " I'll carry the umbrella if you will let me."; -"Oh,'no, I ncarryit."' ",Yes, Charlie, but your arm takes up so iicch room that one side of me is out in th wet." : . - f I know that, Fanny, bnt won't it be in the way just the same 1" I don't know, Charlie; Gus Clark always knowis what to do with his when he is under anso mbrella with Mary IMartin, because she told me so."
Bowls. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
Bowls. The Brightorf Beach slelie hase anmin mwon the rink chimpionship, and Ith "l'unch" trophy that gons ith it. They -ion six outl of sever matches, scoring 175 points to f,. Auburn- (:5 wins) being next. The Beach team compitsed IMri. lngleton (skip.), Mrs. Wallace, :Mrs. Wait al Mrs. Hickey. Saim .ieipsouii,' coloiriiedl hd a rol oured neighbour of some means. ?ro ag. iikiiind enouglh to buikl a hi;h board feice ara?ouiid his yard, cheroin grew manr3 lusciouiisinelons. One he Sam found aalioleu:;jn the fence, ri lickini- his lie? h stirted'o can tlrough. The neighbour happened t, be staiiding near tho,hole. "'[eaf, you !": he ycried,' "whah you ,gwite ' "'se gwine bhcki" said Sai, quickly suiting , ctioni to 'word. ~' wmiio eintere?l ts deutist's cti to hrave several tcith extractc.ed, ; l after- talki;igit over with thb, detlti·: agreed 'to taku gas. "You will boe ti conscious :-for . only a few minutes.' she was -reassired. " The w Oman tik her iio6eetoolik iot and began to c...
NOT WORTH THE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
NOT WORTH THE MONEY. Minister-" Uncle Peter, you never paid we those two dols. for marrying you, a year ago." " Uncle Peter-" I knows I hasn't, sah. I knows I hasn't. But I was gwine to aet you, Mister Goodman, if you cuddent ucgo tiate for er reduction." "Wthat for, Uncle ?" "You see de lady 'tained or divorce las' week, an' it 'pears to me, sah, dat payin' out two dollars fer er weddin' ceremony dat only lasted one year, am mo'n it's wuff-indeed it am 1"
Police Courts SANDRINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
police Courts SANDRINGIIA31. Mr. -Cohen, P.31., and iMr Barnett, J.P.; were on tile b?en the Sandringham Court est?h whnl a: number. of cases err" de NO LTCCGNSE Frederick- John Christie w.as by Constablel I)ean with I.nn-k tionery -at Black Rock 'ith.e encce, and .was fined lt. ot1 days.' or 6n."" Percy Sellars, ciharld with alta as conductor on a motor 'luh ng t having' a licence, was finl /- ac 1/10 costs, the proccnlilnus 1in, stituted by Hackney C'rriae I .i tor Montgomery. " - RECKLESS u)RI\l IG. l[enry Blackney, chanlieur to irunswiek publican, was char.2,?i •relressly driving a notr ctr on Beach road, Black rok, 9.ed Constable 3l'Carthy trl -I tihe ?h niarks of defendant's car att n ]tn opposite the 'bus stallhs, hslit smiashed into a Itr'p dricven by , Evans, iroimnonger, of lkay ??1, Brighton, throwing 31r. E:an5 s and injuring- the pony ansd trap j. fendant was fined £3 with s/GCeii RIETUIRNS THIl "s': .\c. s d ner " i ohi [a rd ini ui a c h 'a ditho thi e larceny of jeic...
CORPORATION POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
CORPORATION POETRY. Provost Anderson, of Dundee, when he de ?arted this life, left behind him a sum of money to be expended in a poetical epitaph. Tlhe executors, colleagues of the deceased, instead of employing the "local poet," eco. somically resolved to make the epitaph them. elves, and divide the money. They were not remarkable for genius in this line, but, setting a "stout heart to a itae brae," they ascended the Parnassian nount. - Executor number one contributed the first ine: " Here lies Anderson, Provost of Dunda.' Number two added:- " Here lies him, here lies he." And number three, who was so delighted with the success of the good work, that he a ilaimed;- "Iallelu.jah, halleln-jee I" Farmer (to tramp up a tree in his orchard) --"What are doing up there 2" " Oh, I'm only hanging up some pears that had fallae d..ts.
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 4 April 1914
CHURliCIH SERVICES. St.- Andrew's Church of England, Middle Blrighton.-7.45 and 11 a.mn.., H.C. and 7 p.m. All Souls', Sandringham.--S a.m., I..C.; 11, 3, 7, Rev. Iy. 11. J. Nor wood, Th.L. klc-y 'Irinit , Ha1iuslton.-ll, 3 and 7, ler. 11. P. Cc:s., Th.Schol. St. Agnes', Black Rock.-ll, Morn St. Agnes', Blac)k Hock.-11, 31Mr. Farrer : 7, .Mr.. J. Ca. wler. ing 11 and Evening 7, Rev. Reginald ''urner, St. MIrk's.--S, H.C.; 11, Vicar; 7, Mr. W. A. Wilson. St. Luke's--ll, MIr. W. A. Wilson; 7, Vicar, Church of EnEland.-Cheltenham - il. 1.C.. 1Rev. C. Crotty; 7. Mr. Wall. Dingley--ll.15, Mr. Wall; 7.15, yev. C. Crotty. Mooratiin-3.15 Rev. C. Crotty. L'aptist Church, Bay Street.-hiandti 7, Mr. W. T. Lawson. Male Street Methodist Services. Male street-11, iMr. Powell; 7, Rev. J. II. Trathan. Bentleigh, Tucker rd. II and 7, Supply. Ca'l?des--ll, lev. 1'. .. Watsford , Mr. T. Mar riott. Union Clurch.-3, Mr. Wellard; 7, Mr. Colmber. Bri?hton (New street) Circuit.-Net street--ll, Mr. C. Jewel...