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CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. COLLINGWOOD. FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CRICKET. NORTIICOTE V. COM-INCIWOOD. FIRST ELEVENS. Neighbourly rivalry accounted for tin large number of s|n'Ctillors present when this match was resumed last Sat urday, and fully 2000 people witnessed the play, and during the whole of the afternoon the barracking wns incessant. Northcote with 8 wickets down for 30!) continued batting, but the remain ing wickets fell without any alteration to the score. C. Regg was not out 111. Collinpwood's first wicket fell at 13, when Mitchell caught Errington olT his own howling. Keating and Brown then carried the score to ill! before Brown was caught on the boundary by Iliscox oir Ycomans. He had made 60 in 58 minutes, including eleven 4's. With only 2 adde'd Keating was well caught by Bailey olT Mitchell, lie had taken 70 minutes to make 20. Mutch, who wns missed when 1, had a merry career for lr>, including two 4's and one 6, a beautiful hit ofT Ycomans which landed in Westgarth street. He was bowled next ball. Fry hit un 42 in quick time...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BY KEEL AND WHEEL. No. 8.—IN CHINESE WATERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

BY KEEL AND WHEEL. No. 8.—IN OIIIXKSK WATEItS. By Will W. Itock. { I ordered an "omelette mix fine herbes," mid .sat back in pleasant an ticipation of ilsnnivnl. Anticipation is niton bettor than realisation, par ticularly in the matter of omelettes. Hut this was an exceptionally well appointed restaurant, with an exter ior that gladdened the eye. if it's in ternal departments were commensu rate with its ontnurt} magniJicewe atl might yet he well. The spacious room was filled with small square tahlcs, each with its par ty of richly-dressed diners—men in evening garb, and linen of the well known •'immaculate" brand ; women in decollete gowns of Hie latest mode. In some hidden recess behind me an orchestra played "Alexander's Itag tiine Hand." Coloured electric bulks, suspended from a white-an-gold ceil ing, rellected on snow-white table naper.v, the gleam of silver and the giinfc of rare ornament*. Curious «fap- , iineses dwarf trees struck a bizarre note amongst the table decoration...

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

ARCTIC PERILS HISSING EXPEDITION. Anxiety for the safety of Captain. :Bartlett and his*pnrty, who arc adrift; In tH© Polar pack Ice, separated from MrStefansson. who Is on tlio mainland, is greatly stimulated, because It Is. known by his Intimates that Bartlett's ship,.the Karluk, was worn out and condemned as a whaler before the ex pedition started (says the New York correspondent of "Tho Dally Tele graph," Decpmbier 11). .This statement will be questioned probably, but. I have seen a letter to-day penned by, Gap tain Bartlett-hlmself, and never hither to published, severely indicting the.old craft, and gravely questioning her'fltr ; ness for the work In hand. "Writing j from Nome, Alaska, to "The Dally I Telegraph's" informant at Neiv York, Captain Bartlett, who is a lirltfsh . subject, and was captain for Peary on his successful trip to the North Pole, says: "I only wish we had the liooseveU (Peary's old ship). Then wc could do something. This boat, the Karluk, is a poor 'tooth.'...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CIGARETTE SMOKING A MENTAL, DRUG. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

CIGARETTE SMOKING A JIHNTAI, DRUG. A few days ago F was having an argument, in which the (luestlon of tho cigarette habit arose. For a while tho pleasures and harm of such smoking wcro discussed, and then one said, ""Well, my cigarettes are a great com fort to me. I cannot do anything with out them." And another, an eminent medical man, answered, "yes, they are a mild drug. Probably they will do you but little harm; but they translate action Into* thoughts of action, and thoughts of action into dreaming!" Ills words remained in my head and refused to bo ousted. - And now, as I slt'down to writo this, they have re turned to mo with greater force and clearer import than over. So ninny of us are mental cigarette fiends! Do you understand what I mean? Not that wo actually smoke cigarettes, but that so many practise some method or another of "translat ing action Into thoughts of action, and thoughts of action Into dreams," and of finding a comfort—a drugged, un healthy comfort—In so doin...

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

i:xim,oiu-;k ui'.aks iihowxinc; At tho ivri'nt sale of work al I'rown in-? Hull tin? itrownln^ ircunls and relics were lor tin- llrsi lime mi ex hibition for payment. They weiv inno cently ivpor;«ul. **>> "Ki-lU>\vsUh«.'' the Journal oi" tin.' Hrownlntf Settlement, i,y a Junior i'oy ;*Vout, as "} »ro\v:il iii^'h frolics Hi"' wrecltaive." ti In sp«>clall> noteworthy at the present moim-nt Mni the volume of ISrowninv.'s poems thai t\a>: Sir Krnosi .Slmckleton's constant eoinpmlon diir'n.vr his layt Anuirctie « xpeilitlon, Is n »w anions the treasured possessions of the Vtrowning Settle ment, it huvlm? been presented by (lie explorer rcccntly.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GARDENER WANTED QUALIFICATION CONSIDERED [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

GARDENER WANTED Q U A U FICA TI OX CON SID Bit KD | A few days ago I saw a very attrac tive, advertisement In "The Church Times," and I reproduce it so that my readers may join in the wlhl rush that is sure to follow ho tempting an offer (writes s.UH., In "The Dally News") YV7ANTBD, OAIlDENEtt, gentleman by t » birth and cdnentlon. Nn nnlnry. Hoard nnd Imlclng In return, Musi do own room. Stcndy. Aro under JIO. Excellent references. In order to prevent disappoint I think the advertiser should explain clearly all t'ml Is meant by the phrase "gentlc inan by birth and education/' as some applicant for this remarkably good thing- might be able to pass the test In regard to gentle birth and then fall owing to insufficient education. On the other hand, a mini might have know ledge and^skill in all learning and wis dom; und Vet' be merely' the ;deplorablu product of the lower'mlddle-classes. , 'Uet us, therefore, try to discover the meaning of tho phruse "a gentleman by birth." Selden, in ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NORTHERN SCULPTOR DEVELOPMENT OF GENINS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

NORTHERN SCULPTOR DEVELOP.MENT OP f'.ESMN The works of one of the greatest Scandinavian sculptors i» still almost unrecognised In this country, says John Hlvers In the "World's Work." Stephan Sindlng is not a young" man. His life's work Is behind him. Ho is famous In Scandinavia, lu Gormnay, and in France, and waits only to be appreciated by the English-speaking world. Born in 184G, he has already celebrated 'his sixty-seventh birthday. His native place is Drontheim, on the north coast of Norway. it was at the age o£ uwenty-slx— when most young artist** have already mastered the technique of their art and are already well on the road to suc cess or failure—that his eyes were first opened to the great gift nature had bestowed upon him. For a short time he worked hi his father's house, but, finding little or no facilities for studying In his native country, lie wont in 1S71 to Berlin, where he way. received as a pupil into the studio of Professor Albert Wolff— the only master ho ever ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THROUGH THE TELESCOPE MOON'S DISTANCE MEASURED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

THROUGH THE TELESCOPE MOON'S DISTANCE MEASURED. A learned professor, with nine letters after his name has becomc a small hoys* hero (says "The Dally Mall," of December 31). , Professor H. H. Turner, D.Sc., D.C.L., F.R.S., Savillan Professor of Astronomy in the Unversity of Oxford, who yester day delivered his second lecture at the Royal Institution, London, has.caught the imagination of the small boy like a Jules Verne or a Stevenson. He has overcome the firmly rooted conviction of the young that all real professors must be dry, elderly, and grim, and that a lecture is a dull sort of thing:. Professor Turner possesses the geni ality of a benevolent uncle. He under stands just what appeals to small boys and disguises his' science in a delightful "make up/' Yesterday he was sur rounded by balloons, aeroplanes, kites, telescopes, and continuing his subject, "A* Voyage In Space/' he took his audi ence up towards the moon, which Is 240,000 miles away. But how do we know the moon is this ...

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

1)K. MOXTISSSOIU IN AMHHK'A Dr. Maria Monteseori, who has given her numo to the now system I'or educating children, is at present in America (says "Tho Westminster Gazette" of January 2). .She Is no doubt pleased to liiul that there are nearly one hundred schools that have adopted tlie Montessori method In the United States, and that ninny pupil teachers have learnt her system. She lays particular stress on tho physical improvement that comes from her me thod. Speaking of tho C'usa dei Bam bini at Rome, she says:—"The most marvellous discovery was the physical improvement of these little children. Now. ivc never solved food in the school. Tho little ones, all of whom live in their own homes, have half an hour's recess for luncheon, which they take at home. Not a single child in the school was given medicine; there was no change of diet, hut in almost every case a new vigor and health was shown by blood supply, weight, and stature. They looked like the children of wealthy parents liv...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PROF. DAVID INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PROF. DAVID INTERVIEWED. . Although, Sir Ernest Shackleton'a first ship will not. leave England for the Antarctic for eight months (says "Tho Westminster Gazette"), tho explorer has a vast nmount of work to Ret through in arranging the details of the expedition. Ho has taken offices for the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedi tion oft Regent street, and he was there early yesterday morning seeing callers and discussing plans. He stated to an interviewer that not only Mr Frank "Wild, hut Mr Georgo Marston, will he included In the six who are to form tho Trans-Continental party. Tho financial question was touched upon,-and Sir Ernest, stating that £50,000 was tho minimum cost,admitted • that he already had that sum, or there abouts, a "But I coufd do with £60,000 or £70,000 in all," ho added. "I shall not make a public appeal in tho or dinary sense of tho word, but if people liko to send in subscriptions I shall, of course, bo very glad to receive them." He would not ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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DR. RUSSELL WALLACE'S WILL [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

DR. RUSSELL WALLACE'S WILL Dr Alfred Itnssol Wallace, O.M., tho eminent Hcient1st and a co-worker with Darwin, who dloil on November 7, left estate of the Rross value of JCGS23, of which .C2SS4 is net personalty (says "Tin1 Westminister Gazette"). Probate of Dr Wallace's will has boon granted to the Public Trustee, tho Bole executor. He left all tho medals pre sented to him by scientific societies, tho Insijrnlu of tho Order of Merit, his au tograph letters, medallions, family por traits, and the author's copy of each of his hooks to his widow, his daughter Violet Isabel Wallace, and bis son, William Qrccmrell Wallace, Jointly, with rcinuineder to tho survivor abso lutely. All his household effects ho loft to his wlfo for life, with remainder equally between Ills two children, and ho left Ills residence, "Old Orchard," Bloodstone, Dorset, for tho Joint uoo of his wlfo und his said two children, < xnil subject thereto, to follow hln rest-. I ilunry estato, The reslduo ot I...

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DOMINIONS FLEET NEW ZEALAND'S SHARE [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

DOMINIONS FLEET NIQW ZEALAND'S SHARK (By l'1. A. M'Konzlo In llio "Dnlly Mall.") The' Now Zealand, tho Dreudnought presented by tho southern Dominion lo the navy, has just returned home lifter a triumphant journey round the Empire. Everywhere, fronv Santiago to Sydney and from Vancouver to Cape Town, she has been enthusiastic ally wolcomctV andeverywhere]• re garded as a pledge of Imperial unity. Even while who was completing the lust miles of. her* 45,000-mlle voyrigo the. land that paid for her adopted a naval policy which makes tho gift of Dreadnoughts a thing of tho'past. New Zealand this month determined to come Into lino with Australia, and, in place of supporting the British Navy by gifts of money or ships, to havo a navy of her own. What docs this new departure por tend? Is It a sign of weakening love of Empire?-* Is it an • attempt to cseapo responsibilities? These arc questions which many interested in tho future of our race are asking. There Is one man in London at pre se...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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The Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 February 1914

THE LEADER JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28. Bridge over Darebin Creek.—The Heidelberg council has endorsed the action of the council with regard to recommending the two councils, with Government assistance, to proceed with the erection of a bridge over the Dare bin Creek at Darebin street. In view of this communication, showing that all were now in agreement as to the advis- ability and practicability of this impor tant project, Cr. Bastings moved that the matter be referred to the committee of the whole for consideration on Mon- day evening. A communication was also received from Mr. J. G. Membrey, M.L.A., on the subject, stating that he had succeeded in getting a Government grant of £250 towards the bridge, with a promise that another £760 be provi ded in the estimates. Cr. Redmond commended the member for Jika for his prompt and successful action and moved that a letter of thanks be forwarded him. Cr. Smith seconded the motion, which was ag...

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East Ward Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

East Ward Progress Associa^ tion. Under the auspices of the above an entertainment was held in the town-hall on Wednesday night. There was n good attendance. In the absence of the mayor, who was unavoidably detained, Cr. Johnson occupied the chair. Mr. Collier, snr., opened by singing in rous ing style "Jessie's Dream." Mr. A. M. Johnson was heard to advantage in "Till the sands of the desert grow cold." The audience greatly appreciated tins selection, but the chairman advised no encores as time was short. Miss Irene Collier gave a humorous recitation, "At the telephone," with much success, and Mr. Wilfred Collier gave a fine render ing of "Thora." T^njast item proved a great success, viz., > duet, "Too sus nicious," by Mr. and Miss Collier. Miss Elma Johnston proved a capable accom panist. The second part of the evening was provided by Mr. Jennings, who delivered his lecture on 4'The Mind of Man and its Mysteries. He held the attention of his audience for an hour and a half, his...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

■ ■ stop Mr Taiior ' 'The very first Suit tailored for me settled the ques tion. Material, cut, fit, and finish pleased me so well I simply couldn't pass lnm lor my next? I-et him tailor you ii Suit and sm» if you don't agree with niv. . His new 19U Suit uigb arc exceptionally fino. Patterns post Ireu if you cannot call. Cr Smith St. and *,;%s§ Johnston St. - m toujrao^jj|

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DISGUSTING SUILOING MATERIAL. NOT WANTED AT PRESTON. CHARGES AGAINST OFFICERS REFUTED. FATE OF A LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

DISGUSTING BUILOING MATERIAL. j NOT WANTED AT PRESTON. CHARGES AU A INST OFFICERS REFUTED. FATE OF A 'l.IOTTFJI. W. Atkins, Bruce street, wrote to the Preston council on Monday calling at tention to the class of material being deposited on a certain block of land in Khzabeth street, immediately in front of his own property. The old building was brought presumably for re-erection as a dwelling-house He was of opinion that it would not be in the interest of public health or of rateable values if the material was allowed to be used. .1. Chadwick wrote re same matter as follows: —He (lumping ground for con demned houses in west riding I have seen your engineer about it and he told me and Mr. Atkins that he would not aljow any of it to be used, and then he went^ and tMd them they could use it. I think that you want some more officers, <\ building surveyor, as well as •1 engineers, for the little Shire of Pres ton, then you will have as many officers as men. It seems to me you ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FARM IMPLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

• FARM IMPLEMENTS. Oil getting a nctv implement always -gee.that the bearings are working , smoothly, and that they are kept 'well oiled, as if onco allowed to run hot they, will not work so well after wards, and will probably wear quick er. All repairs required should he put In-hand as soon us possible after the season's work is finished, so that the Implement Is ready for use when next required. It put aside some littlo de tail that requires attention is prob ably forgotten, and loss of Mine re sults. The best time to get the drill put in order is immediately the grain sowing is finished. It is then ready for rape sowing. The same with the binder. Any repairs to the canvasses or reel—and these frequently require intention—should be done the flrst available opportunity after tho nm oliine is drawn into the shod. And this brings to mind a point which re quires attention. Never allow a bind er to remain from tinder cover a mo ment longer than can be helped. Ex posure to weather docs ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Northcote and Preston Scottish Society. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

Northcote and Preston Scottish Society. The above society held its monthly members' nighton Monday evening last. The programme was one of the best yet presented at these meetings & should Frove an incentive to members to attend, ipers Mcintosh and McKcnnell opened with a pipe selection. Others who helped to make the evening enjoyable were:—Master Fred Wilkie, in his " poultry yard imitations"; Bro. Andrew Hodge, address on astronomy; Messrs Rook and Fraser, musicalities; Master Brown, violin solo; Bro. CliiF Milne, "Callaghan"; Messrs Monahan and Leslie, comic song; Mr. J. Ross, in his sleight of hand manipulations; Bro. Mc Farland, song; and Misses Seddon, Lane and Ranell, who sang respectively " My Ain Folk," "An Emblem," and "Angus McDonald." Auld Lan^ Syne proved a fitting finish to an enjoyable evening.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SEED WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

SEED WHEAT. Begin early to assuro next year's harvest—'plough deep, savo the mois ture, scatter the manure. • The fanner who .lias'never UHed a seert-grarter should get one as soon as possible, so aB to get •well acquaint ed witli It before the busy season comes. . _ - It is not ibad practice to treat the wheat seed to a' liquid' spraying* of formalin. It 'will provent the smut damage. BuiUl silos and grow acres of maize; and lucerne, and utilise the whole crop In its best form, v After all,; real science in farming, just as in everything else, means no thing more than knowing -things. ••WlthoutHhe- knowledge" thore'Cair"be ; no science. ^ Get the host seed wheat obtainable to sow this autumn. Look around for a while before you decide on the seed you plant. The better the seed you sow the better .will foe your wheat crop. It pays to plant the plumper berries." ~ Grade your wheat. The farmer-who is satisfied with mixed Beed Is on a par with the "dairyman" -who., keeps ipure-bred and ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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RIFLE SHOOTING. BY BULLSEYE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 7 March 1914

RIFLE SHOOTING. By Biji-lsuvi:. Northcote club fired 14 shots at 500 yds, the competition being the February spoon shoot, which was won by the club's youngest shot, F. Young,,with an exceptionally good shoot, GG out of 70 till' the rifle. Scores— F. Young E. Witcoml) G. Kobelkt! C. Tahnage A. Brown A. Weate To-day the match will be 11 shots at 800 yds., being iirst stage of A. A. Bur gegs trophy, , GO 8 70—1st go •1 70-2nd on 0 70—3rd 07 1 70—4th oa '1 GO—5 th GO 5 g5—Gth

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