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WOMAN OF TO-MORROW IMMEDIATE FUTURE OF FEMINISM [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
WOMAN OF TO=?MOROW I1MMI'DIAT'I FITUT1' ItlE l FEMINISM1 (13y UI. M. Swuawick in "The Dtially News and Leader.") 'here 1.s ttoe thing one would like feminism to do at once, and that is to change its namo to humanism, 'I'lie great change, which has been coming over the huimanis movement of late and which has been increasing the velocity of the movement so that one feels it will in the near future sweep in all humanity, is that it is becoming a working women's movement. It is turning women who never worked ,e fore into workers, and it is touching the greyest lives of toiling mothers with warmth and light. II England, the movement began in the middle classes, and some of the most effective stimu lus was at first given by men. It now receives its velocity and mass mainly from women, and these masses are tilhe wvorking women. Humanism is a far wider creed than a merely political one. It has its roots in social necessity, and, deeper still, in ethical and religious Right. It is based on t...
NORTHERN TRAMWAY EXTENSION LEAGUE. VISIT TO PRESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
NORTHERN TRAMWAY EXTEN SION LEAGUE. VISIT TO PRESTON, A deputation from the Northern Tramway Extension League consisting of Messrs J. Sutch (president), Pearl and J. L, Clarke, waited upon the Pres ton council on Monday evening to thank them for their action in endorsing the St. George's roa:l-Preston tramway scheme and to express the hope that they would continue their support in the future, The deputation further assured the council that they (the league) were determined to keep on agitating tll the ti'amway was con structed, which they believed would be in the near future, and they feltit would be "the making" of both Preston and Northcote, for both had great areas of splendid building land only needing travelling facilities to thickly settle it with population. Messrs Sutch and Pearl spoke to the above effect, whilst Mr. Clarke, in fine Chesterfieldian phrases, thanked Pres ton for "the broad public spirit it had manifiested"-for the "generous and statesmanlike. support accorded...
COCOANUT GROWING PROFITABLE ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
COCOANUT GROWING PRIOFPITABILE ''NTERPIIS:. During the past few years (says "The Dally Telegraph") the constantly-rising price of the products of the cocoanut palm tree has not only attracted the at tention of tropical planters engaged in the production of the nuts and manu facturers in Europe and America.who' employ cocoanut-oil, or colr, In their Industries, but also interested flnanclers desIrous of findlng new outlets for capital. The advance in prices have been phe nominal. A very few years ago copra -that Is, dried kernels of the cocoanut from which the oil Is obtained-could be bought at from £10 to £12 per ton, The market quotations yesterday for the same article were from £30/15/ to £32 18/9 per ton, an increase of nearly 300 per cent. in about ten years. The causes of this remarkable inflation are not far to seek. It is simply due to the fact that the production of cocoa nuts is insufllcient to keep pace with the world's demands. Cocoanut oil has long been in use for the ma...
POLICEMAN A FRIEND FIRST NIGHT IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
POLICEMAN A FRIEND FIIRST NIGHT IN LONDON. (13y a Stranded Australian inl "The "British Australasian.") Night was closing in as, tired and weary after a day's vain search for work, I turned my steps to the Lin bankment-that last refuge of London'H homeless. Big Ben was striking seven as I sank, almost exhausted, one one of the seats. Soon 1 began to dose lit fully, conscious even in my sleep that It was growing very cold, I dreamed of my old home in the Australian bush: of the days when, even as a boy, I used to help "round up" the cattle with the crack of my long lashed stock whip; I lived once again that terrible day when the floods burst from the h]lu lountains, sweeping away the home stead and all the cattle which had not accidentally strayed to a place of safety. In my dreams I recalled the old college days, and--most vivid recol lection of the day on which the C(hancel lor presented inc with lly testamur. '1ow proud my father was. That brave old farmer whom no misfortune could...
BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
BANANAS AND TOMATOES DIET IN WINTEltR. Neal street, Long-acre (says "The DailyrTelegraph" of January 9),is not all attractive thoroughfare, Narrow, dark and cheerless, frequently crowded and noisy, such is this passage connectilng iGovent-garden with the aristocratic neighborhood of Bloomsbury. Yet at times the place is interesting to those who like to study many places of ,Lon don life. In the little street may be seen, at times, hundreds of costermon gers, intent on securing supplies of fruit. It is an anxious, busy throng; each member of the fraternity waiting Impatiently to be served. As a rule it is in the summer that this rialto is most thickly populated, that being the season wihen the demand for fruit is greatest, Seldom throughout the winter months are scenes of extraordinary activity witnes.sed 111 that obscure corner, but the beginning of the present week proved to be a notable exception. iru'ly on SMonday morning Neal street was crowded with men whose facial expres slons...
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON ELECTRIC LIGHT AGREEMENT. AMICABLE ARRANGEMENT IN SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON ELECTRIC LIGHT AGREEMENT, AMICABLE ARRANGEMENT IN SIGHT. At the meeting of the Preston shire council on Monday evening the follow ing recommendation came up from the committee of the whole:-"Letter from Town of Northcote re electric light agreement.-That the Northcote coun eil be written to requesting them to complete the agreement by attaching the necessary signatures and seal, and expressing the Preston coun cil's willingness to amicably discuss, in conference with the Northcote council, the matter of the extra cost of the cable necessary to complete the scheme, after the completion of the agreement." The resolution was carried, every councillor supporting it with the excep tion of Cr. Allehin, who thought the conference might be held first. In the course of a discussion it was pointed out that Preston entered into the agreement on the understanding that they were to pay a lump sum of £600. Councillors, however, freely ex pressed their willingness to honestly...
PAMPERED ANIMALS PIGS MANICURED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
PAMPERED ANIMALS PIGS .1A,'UlbRNiD. Live sheep, wearing what appeared to be lilne blankets to keep their wool clean, were lamong the many. unfamIlliar features yesterday of the exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Hall, which is being rapidly turned Into an enormous farmyard and cattle shed for the open ing of the annulllltl Slll h llield show by the King onl Monday (says "The Daily 1sx press," December 6(). The remarkable mainner in which candldates for Smtlithleld honors pro pore for iheir ordeal Is dtlsclosed in the following interesting article: l\lAKING A CIHAMPION,. 'utownsmnen who go to Smitilfield to see their prime beef or bacon in the ori ginal seldoml give much thought to the care with which the beasts on show are selected and fed. Prize anihals are inot pIicked uip hlaplhiazard and then lmerely fattened for the show, as no championships would be won that way. The ownler of it pedigree herd looks over his illnills carefully when they are still young, and selects those which...
PRESTON INSPECTOR'S HORSE. GETS INTO POUND. QUESTION OF PROSECUTION DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
PRESTON INSPECTOR'S HORSE, GETS INTO POUND. QUESTION OF PROSECUTION DISCUSSED. At the meeting of the Preston council on Monday evening the following recom mendation came up from the committee of the whole-" Re impounding of the inspector'q horse-That the inspector's horse must not roam at large over the council's pi'operty," Cr. Paterson moved and Cr, Howe seconded the adoption of the recom mendation, Cr. Crispe said he did not think the explanation given by the inspector was a reasonable one at all, He (the inspec tor) had just as much right to be prose cuted when his horse is found roaming the street as any other person. The question had been raised that the person who brought the horse to.the enclosure was not a person authorised to impound and they would have no case in court. He (Cr, Crispe) was of a different opin ion, and moved that the summoning officer be instructed to proceed against the inspector, Cr, Bricknell seconded the amend ment, saying he thought if the inspec tor'...
WAFER OFFENDS WITNESS DAMAGES AWARDED [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
WAFER OFFENDS WITNESS )DAMAG1iS AWAD!l)lD Mr John Charles (?urr', a Iclnsoliied police sergeant of Siinhlury.\, was awarded £L25 damages ill the Law Courts yesterday (says "The'l) Dily Ix press," l)December () in his libel action against Mr John Ilenry Scott and Mr Daniel 'Collins, also of Sunbury. Thel statemeniits comlnplained of were con tained in cireulars charging Mr Gurr with having hold i(up to rldichule the litichatrist w tfori'. Tliho jury also ireturned ia veri'i fiior Mir Gurr on MIr Scott's coulnter-c'lahil for dIamages, hut as the jiidge had left tihe court judgmlent was not enteredll Mr Albert John il\ovny, a rctlr'ed (Civil servant, of Teddllngton, who was thlie irst witness yesterdiiay, saild Ihe was a inmnlber of the Chuirchi of 1ngliinld, uiid attended St. Allian's Cliurchi, 'Td dington. "In August, 1905," ihe added, "iMr Gurr attended 11 mieting at Tedding toll and alluded to the fact that Father Staiiton was going to preach ilit St. Alnhan's, producing a large an...
IN VOLCANO'S CRATER PHOTOGRAPHER'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
IN VOLCANO'S CRATER PIIOTOGRAPillllt'S A\ VIN't' ?ltI With two thousand feet of photo graphs of the very bowels of Vesuvius In his travelling hag, MIr P'rederick Burlingham arrived in London yes terday (says "The 1)ally News and Leader" of January 2). Four days before Chlristlnas Ihe climbed down into the heart of the burning mountain, and at a depth of 1200ft. (or nearly a quarter of a mile) stayed for twenty minutes to take a series of mloving pictures. At anly moment he nld hls two Italian comn panlons might haveo been burl'lnt to cinder's or blown to atoms. COINTILAST IN TW\O I)ISCINNTS Only once before has the crater beel explored to such a depth. last year Prof. Malladra, of the Vesuviuhs Ob servatory, made the pioneer descent, but lie milade it under careft'ullly-chosen conditions, and with ideal equiplnlent, and nearly all his pIhotograpFil e plates were ruined ly chemical actlion. AIr lil rllngham had Iloblson's choice In the matter of conditions, coulhd not Itrocurle even ...
PRESTON POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 3RD MARCH. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs I. Barrow and J. T. Ellison, J's.P.] WIFE SUES FOR MAINTENANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
PRESTON POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 3RD MARCII. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs 1. Barrow and J. T, Ellison, J's.P.] WIFE SUES FOR MAINTENANCE, Hanna M, Smyth proceeded against her husband Thomas Smyth for leaving her without adequate means of support. Mr. A. S. Wilkinson (Home and Wil kinson) who appeared for plaintiff, stated that on a previous occasion com plainant had applied to the court for an order for inaintenance, but the case was dismissed. Since then defendant had refused to maintain his wife, and had gone away from her, and a summons iad been issued to obtain an order for maintenance. Plaintiff, who stated that her mar riage took place in County Cavan, Ire land, in 1871, gave evidence that since the case in court 8 weeks ago her hus band had not supported. her, and she had no other means of livelihood. Her husband had served the tenant of a house he owned with a notice thatwitness was to be paid no rent. She had received no money from her husband since last October, When h...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
LOCALISMS I Owing to the mayoress (Mrs. S. Den nis) being away at Ballarat on oflicial business she will not he at home until the second Wednesday in April. Cr. F. J. Plant, J.P., has received at the hands of the Chief Justice, Sir John Madden, an appointment under the Marriage Act 1890 to give consent to the marriage of minors. Mr. J. Melvor, of Mansfield street, an ex-president of the Northcote Hor ticultural Society, was last week ap pointed cashier in the Victorian Rail ways Department, a position hb is eminently qualified to fill. Vivian J. Mankey, son of Mr, J, W, Mankey, Preston State School, was very successful at Wes'ey Col!ego last year coming out dux of his form, gain ing his junior public and winning the Wells Scholarship. Cr. and Mrs W. Smith, who are hili day-making at the Lakes Entrance, are having a delightful time, and will return during the next day or two. Mr. Harold Johnson left Melbourne last Saturday by the Ceramic, for Eng land. Prior to leaving, our young tow...
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. Holy Trinity-Evening, "Our Need." All aints', Preston-7.30 p.m., "Be Thou Clean." The application 6f Thornbury Presby terians to be made a mission charge has been granted. The boundaries are to be fixed after consultation with the North cote Presbyterian committee. Anniversary celebrations in connec tion with Northcote Methodist S.S. commence on Sunday, 15th March. Preston has been declared a separate charge by the Presbytery of Melhbourne North, and a supply committee has been appllointed to look out for a suimtable pas tor and they hope in the course o' ai week or two to be able to make ian an nounclemient to the congregation. 'The Rev. J. 'T. Robertson, IM. A., has been appiointed interim moderator. Ilaptist Church. ----Visitiing preaichers as advertised will occupy the pulpit next Sunday, the ipastor being absent on aii niiversary engalgemenits. Thlie Mcii's Own will be addretltlssedl by the Rlev. A. Neville, his subject beiing-'"A Nation to be...
Slaughterman's Rise in Wages. MAKES MEAT INSPECTOR DISSATISFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
Slaughterman's Rise in Wages. -4- MAKES MEAT' INSP?ECT1'OR DIS SATISFIEID, Albert Ilowse, lnlat inslpector, on Monday evening wrote to the Preston council, as folltvs:--ln view of thile large increasle of Iwags grlutted to slaughter nillt , viz.,, ,ý4 a week. 'hese Ill arl' under( my icharge. And the large in erl(lse of lilent ilellctoirs' sallltries, you can see the invidious positi on I hold in getting thie sane or lower salary than sollle of these men. Ther'efore I beg to applly for Ian increase of my salary to X2(0 per annllulml. Cr. Paterson said he understood thile slaughterlelltt \vwere inll the emlply of Mr. Alexlander, and not underl l Mr. llowse's charg(. I1( Iloved that the lmalitter be refe'rred to thle collllittee of thie whole and tlhat M. I Howse he a(sked to attend, lie (Mr. liowse) may be able toI sI )w how they could lincreaise It sa tlar'y without l t'sing that of the senior in etour, The Imotinl was carried,
PRESTON CHILDREN'S PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
PRESTON CHILDREN'S PICNIC, This annual event seems as popular as ever, attracting an attendance of about 900 (three train loads) to Mordi alloc on Wednesday. There was be hind the concern this year a splendid working committee, with Colonel Braithwaite, president of the Shire, at its head, and Mr. H. Booth secretary. There was a free response to the col lectors' solicitations, and funds were more than ample to provide everything for the comfort and pleasure of the children on the usual generous scale. A few items in the commissariat may be interesting: - 160lbs ham, 3301b cake, 100 llb loaves, ilb tea. 22 cases apples, 5 gals. concentrated milk, 2001b Iollies, l00doz buns, 601b sugar, 561b butter, and 5 gals. raspberry vinegar. When we mention that this vast collection was all consumed it says much for the gas tronomic accomplishments of Preston children, sharpened seaside appe tites even being allowed for, Every. thhlg was carried through with out a hitch, and it was very evident t...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. NTH. MELBOURNE FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. NTH. MELBOURNE FIRST ELEVENS. Northcote met the unbeaten team at North Melbournoe last Saturday, and having first use of a good wicket lost 7 wickets for 240. The innings was full of interest and underwent many changes during the afternoon. Vernon's wicket fell at 3, and then Begg and Chesswas, by nice batting, carried the score to 61 before Begg, who had made 33, was caught at the wicket, With the scoreat67 Chess was, who also made t3 in his usual finished manner, was out in a similar way, Brown and Yeomans went cheaply and 6 wickets were down for 77. Stud Icy and Daley stemmed the tide for a while and carried the total to 101, when D)aley was out to an excellent catch in the slips by Spencer, Billings joined Studley and a splendid partnership re sulted, and 01 runs were addled when Studley unfortunately played a ball into his wicket. This player, who scored a century with the second eleven the pro vious match and thereby earned promo tion, playedl a solid and...
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
SECOND ELEVENS. The match between the second elevens was commenced at the Northcote Park. North Melbourne occupied the wickets the whole afternoon and scored 281 for the loss of only 5 wickets. Two wic kets had fallen for 14 when Twigg and Trend became associated and added 86, when Trend was bowled by Friend after scoring 31. With Giddes in trouble was in store for the local bowlers, and before a separation was effected the score stood at 228, of which Twigg had made 115 in good style. He was caught by Wilkinson off McPhee. McInnes was caught and bowled by Friend just on time for 15. Giddes played a tine innings for 92 not out. The local's ground fielding was good, but several chances were missed. Friend 2 for 41, Ahern 1 for .11, McPhee 1 for 28, Wil kinson 1 for 16i. Both matches will be resumed to-day.
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
CLUB ELEVEN. The club cloven played a return match with Wesley Ramblers last Saturday at lerri Pari. The visitors won the'toss and sent Northcote in to bat on a wicket that was anything but good. Northcote were disposed of for 127 (Craddock 47 not out, Heron 12, D)unn 10, Robinson 10, and tl ere were 20 sundries) The Ramblers were disposed of for 75 (Trin nick, the local express, 5 for '14, Crad dock 2 for 29, Trott 1 for 0), Northecote won by 52 runs, Northcote play Clayton, at Clayton, to-day. Players and their friends who intendl to make the trip are requested to catch the 1.30 Dandenong train at 1,30 p. mn. from Flinders street.
BUSY BIEBRICH [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 7 March 1914
iliobrich, wholer the hilte +)otwaer Queen of Sw\'edehn is hbll rn In sit, 1nil' whole she wl8s muel''Iad in 1857, is (taty. 'The WVe-l nalnstler fiaSettae"), it husy little town on the bank of the Rhine, 'lase to \Vieihalden. and not far' fromn \t+Vyenle. Ji populalti'nt. of Io itha 20,000 finds employment In the fac orllies Iatd fnllrll'l esw!lo twhlininys areo such a conspl)lcuotls featu'e of tlhe 'andlctaln. T'he Itt. flueenoll was iotrn In the palaice of the ]Dulke,, d' Nansil l which is s!tuatted at the lweor end o' the town, Theo building, no\\' o\\wn"'+ by the Grand D)uke+ of ,illuxatnboutl'. was btegiin in 1(0190, and tIlhlshed lhoull' 1719, 'I'ha lark l in which It tt tants 'Ioasts a th?e a f 'cnetl of chestnut treos ais well ts i lllinllhtureo oustl e, etO'ctOl 'n 1830 oil the spolt once o('uplllOed- by the Imperilli Palace of hlohls thie Gel man, who asilded here, it is saod, In 574.