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IF WE KNEW. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 10 January 1914

IF WE KNEW. Could wo but draw back the curtains That surround cach other's lives, Sco their naked hoart and spirit, Know what spur the action gives; Ofter. wo should fiiid it hotter, Purer than wo judge we should— Wo should love each other octtor, If wo only understood. Could wo judge all deeds by motives, Sco the godil and hud within, Often wo should lovn tlio sinnort AU the whilo wo loathe the sin. Could we know tho powers working To overthrow integrity, We should ji'dgo each other's errors With mor« patient ehnrity. j Vf -,ve kii"V.- tin; < nrvl triA, Kiiow ihu citurt :iU in vain, And tho bitter disappointment, Understood the loss and gain; Would the grim external roughness Seem, I wonder, just tho same? Would wo help whero now wo hinder? Would we pity whero wo blame? Ah I wo judgo onch other harshly, Knowing not life's hidden forco; Knowing not the fount of action Is less turbid at its source. Seeing not amid the evil All tho golden grains of good; Oh 1 we'd love encl...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER XXI. The Sunrise. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 10 January 1914

CHAPTER XXI. The Sunrise. I The flrsL glow of dawn had Just touched the oastern sky when Laura slipped out Into tho garden. She wanted to be alone in the gnial sym pathetic heart of Nature on this the llrst morning of her greatest happl noss. All Nature was waking to this day of all days. In the orohard, alm ond-trcos stood' 'white with snow blooms, and a stray daffodil put up Its fairy head to welcome her. But il was out Into tho open fields beyond that Laura wont, where the Igreat gumrtrees and clumps of wattle, nowly-orowned with their spring glory, had their way. She found a Xallen log and sat down to wotoh the sunrise. A lamb bleated, a bow lowered In- the distanoe, and a thrush in q, neighbor Ing wattle echoed n plalntlvo swaot note. Laura suddenly sat up. Another sound had reached her ears. A qulok llrin footstep was coining through the timber towards her. Tho next second a pair of hrown hands were laid on the fence, and niohard leaped ovor. "Laura I" "Dick I" ller voice came...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Presence of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 10 January 1914

| Pro8onco of Mind. | In front of Ins Chelsea (hug.) house Sir Thomas More had a garden and gatehouse, and, ns there was a pleasant view from the .summit of the gate house, housed frequently to sit there, accompanied only !>y his dog. Here >*• was that lie was found one afternoon by a wandering maniac, who crept* up stairs nnd'fcuv the feeble old man doz ing. "Leap, Tom, leap!" ho cried, and at the same time tried to throw him over the battIoni"?its. More had not physic al strength enough to resist, but ho'had tho wit to say: "Let us threw this littfc dog over." Tho man immediately tlirew down the dog. "Prettv spur-,,*' said tho Lord Chan cellor. "Now qo down and bring him up ag^in." Wnilorthr • ".dmKn wont down for the dog, Moro r'1« fust the door hvhind mill, anil' managed to hold tho fort unt51 <lelivGvnr.ro came. Sir Frank Xockwood wna 011 ouo occa sion conducting tho defojice of a person charged with cattle stealing, and wt* pressing & witness in cross ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Saving the Situation. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 10 January 1914

I Saving tho Situation. It was a blood-curdling tragedy to which the visiting football team had been invited by the sporting manager of tho local theatre. The final scene was tho execution of tho villain. He was standing at tho foot of tho gal lows in the prison-yard waiting his doom. Suddenly a chicken, -which had boon omployed in a former part of tho nlay. escaped, and, rushing noisily across tho sta^e, took refuge under the gallows. This mturally created a diversion, and the audience laughed. The company on the stage stood wondering how lo turn the situation. Suddenly one of the footballers shouted out: "Blow your whistle, guv'nor. It's a few? in flie pci.alty area!"

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 10 January 1914

Board and Re«ld«nce YOUNG Lady requires Board and residence- with private family. State terms. K.F., "Leader" office, Northcote. because we not amy mnj u good stock, but we can ■ supply you with any article Btocked by the City Ware houses, and at a price that will leave "you a little over for other things. Cotno early and choose at your leisure. WM. WALKER 73 High St„ Northcote South A REAL MONEY-SAVER! HATTAM'S Summer SALE! Starts This Morning-, 10th January, And continues throughout the month. All our Surplus Summer Stocks Must be Cleared. LADIES! Don't Miss these Big Money-Ssving Opportunities in all Departments You will save several shillings in every pound at our Sale. Here are a few only of the Bargains we Offer: Snlc price -I'll —250 Ladies' Trimmed Huts, suitable for holiday wear, very smart and effective styles, some worth 8/11 to 12/6 each, AM to go. Sale price 4; 11 Sale price (id each—Children's White Pique or Drill Peter Pan Caps, cheap at 1 - and 13 each Sale price -1/...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
East Ward Progress Associa tion. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

fast Ward Progress flssocia tion. The monthly meeting was held on Saturday, 10th inst., the president (Mr. Findlay) in the chair. There was a large attendance and a lengthy discus sion ensued relative to the best means of improving the east ward park. The members not knowing the position deci ded to ask the council whether the pur chase had been completed, at the same time advising them to prepare a plan of the work required so that the associa tion could snow their appreciation by assisting in the improvements. A resolution was carried that a con ference consisting of delegates from the Pender's Grove, Northcote S.R.A. and Northcote S.P. Associations be held to consider the advisability of establishing a motor service between the south, east and north wards. An invitation was received from the Northcote South Ratepayers' Asoocia tion to a game of bowls on February 10, and was accepted. Thirteen new members were admitted and the balance-sheet of the last social was adopted.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

House* & Land For Sale PRESTON. OAK HILL ESTATE. OAR HILL ESTATE. Near Regent Station. Magnificent Position. 350ft above Sea Level. GRAND BUILDING ALLOTMENTS. Selling Readily. £3 Deposit. Five Years' Terms. No Interest. Only a Few Shillings a Month to Pay. Plans from McGEORGE BROS, Solo Agents, Auctioneer, Preston, Nortncote, and Moreland. There's a Distinction about our Millinery! which raises it to a higher level than the hats you usually see at this season. In the first place the styles are absolutely new and correct and the colorings are extremely tasteful and oifeetive. MRS, ROCK HIGH ST., NORTHCOTE I (next London Bank) I »mi.;n mini >

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JANUARY 12. [Before Dr. Cole, P. M., and Messrs Plant, Bastings and Smith, J's.P]. TRESPASSING ON RAILWAY LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, January 12. [Before Dr. Colo, P. M., and Messrs Plant, Bastings and Smith, j'a.Pj. tkbsfassing on railway link. James Robb was charged by Joseph Dean, an officer of the Railway Depart ment, with wilfully trespassing on rail way land, and also with using insulting words. Mr. R. Nolan appeared for the prosecution, Mr. G. R. Farlow for the defence. The evidence of Snecial Enquiry Offi cers Chas. Boal anu E. Milne, and of Thos. Moloney, special checker, was to the effect that defendant, on the arrival of the -1.2)5 p.m. train at Croxton on the ISth November, crossed over the pit from one side of the line to the other, though told that he had no right to do so, and that when they remonstrated with him and asked for his name and address, he threatened to knock them d iwn and used insulting words. James Robb stated that he suffered from a painful affection which, at cer tain periods, caused him intense agony. He was suffering when he arrived at the Croxton s...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

BOWLS. The championship of the • Preston green for the present season has been won by Mr. J. Paterson, the runner-up being Mr. W. T. Rowe. The win was a popular one, it being recognised that the honor had gone to a good sport Thornbury A's visited Aberfeldie last Saturday and appeared to be having an easy win up to the middle stage, when things began to go against them, and they finished 11 down. Meakin's rink was well up, and Wright's was a few on the right side, but this was unavailing against the big leeway of one of the other rinks. Thornbury B's and C's were also a few down to Victoria and Ivanhoe respect ively. To-day's fixturesA's, Carlton at Carlton; B's, North Fitzroy AatThorn bury; C's, N. Fitzroy at N. Fitzroy. Northcote A's made a fairly good go of it against the ex-champions M.C.C., the latter scoring 95 to 75. Harrington had the pleasure of being up by 20 to 13 against Gordon, and Plant was only 3 down to Dr. Cussen. Preston A's were rather easily de feated by City, th...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

THE ART OF THE OONJUROR. Scionce has enabled modern conjur ors to do tricks that would fill th& old school of magicians frith wonder. Whorover applicable to tho stage, the modern magician haB adopted the no vel features of inventions^ and, com bining then with his sleightof-hand, has brought forth an entirely new style of mttgio. A trick performed long ago consist ed of pouring from a singlo liottle sev eral different liquids into glasses set upon a table in full view of the audi once. In tho first glass was water, in tho next wine, in tho next milk. The 6ocret lay in tho construction of the bottlo, which was composed of vari ous chambers. In each of these was placed a certain liquid, tho How being controlled by valves in tho bottle's neck immediately under tho fiugor of tho ma gician. The great weakness^of tho trick lay in this—that tho magician did not permit tho bottle to go out of his hand to be examined by tue audience; but the ro cent discoveries of chemists enable tbc...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Preston A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

Preston A.N.A. The above held their first meeting of the new year with a large attendance of ( members, the president (Mr. R. Mathie son) in the chair. The resignation of Mr. Maltzahn from the debate commit tee was accepted and Mr Mathiesonwas appointed to fill the vacancy. It was' resolved to have the half-yearly sylla bus printed. Two new members were elected and two proposed. Mr. Parnell requested all members having library j books to return same by next meeting. , The ba!ance-sheet, as read by the sec retary,' was received and adopted. It shows a steady increase in members and funds for the half-year. Although £167 10s was paid in sick pay it left a good balance to the sick fund. The funds of the branch now amount to close on £1500. Nextmeeting the mem bers meet at 7.30, as the inter-branch debate, "Should the Federal Govern ment assume control of the railways," is on, and to which the public are invi ted.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

THE "SILENT SISTERS." Thero is a community of women nonr Biarritz who pass tbeir livos in silenco. Thoy livo find diointho onvent of the Silent Sistors, and aro bured in silence in tho littlo cometery within tho -walls of tho grounds. At four o'clock, win tor and summer, thoy leave their baro cells, and for threo unbroken hours tell their bends and say their prayers, until they aro summoned to their Spar tan breakfast. Two moro hours they spend, later in tho day, with their ro saries and prayers in a secluded cor ner of tho chapel, tho rest of tho day being dovoted to work of various kinds and to meditation. In tho rcfectory—a dark, uninviting chamber with sanded floor, along irfifcn run wooden tables and benches—the tables aro Bpread for tho midday moal. with an array of brown water-jugs and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which tako tho^placo of a tablecloth. During tho meals not a sound is heard—a wliispor oven would be a gravo offenco bringing swift pen a...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Northcote Recreation and Cycling Club. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

Northcoto Recreation and ' Cycling: Club. The committee have decided to run a sports meeting in March next, and arrangements are now being made. A smoke night is also to be held, when the executive of the Inter-Club Cycling As sociation will be present. The usual club events are again in swing, and members are requested to be present at the general meeting on Wednesday tvenug next.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
USEFUL BYE-PRODUCTS. What Is Gained With the Saving Habit, [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

U8EFUL. BYE-PR0DU0T8. What It Qalned With tho Saving Habit, By John M. Oskison. Creditod to T. T, Monger is tho fol lowing:— "Tlio linbit of saving is itaolf an ed ducation. It fontors ovory virtuo. It toachos Bolf-donial. It cultiv|.tos a aonBfl of ordor, It trains to foro tliounlit, and 60 broadens tlio mind. It rovoals tho moaning of tbo word busi nceB, which is Bomotliing very differ ent from ita routino." Solf-donial, a sonso of ordor and fore thought are tho very vitals of businoss micccsa. Thoy aro onougli to win a modost success for anybody. Thoy aro not hidden from tho Bight of anybody, but lio within tho roach of all. And Mr. Mungor bolioves that by acquiring tho habit of saving you will got thoso essontials as a by-product. Business success means simply using caro to seo that what comes in shall always bo a little more than what goes out. It means being euro that every dollar invested shall bring a fow conte moro than « dollar -within a reason ably short timo. Vory soon t...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HOW THE TRAMWAY LEAGUE FEELS. INDIGNATION MEETINGS TO BE CALLED. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

HOW THE TRAMWAY LEAGUE FEELS. INDIGNATION MEETINGS TO BE r.A I,T,ED. The first meeting of the Northern Tramway Extension League since the rejection by the Northeote council of the draft bill was held at the Albion Hotel on Thursday evening, Mr. R. F. Brown in the chair. The secretary (Mr. W. H. Smith) said despite the fact that in the central ward 424 signatures out of (>00 on the roll, and in the west ward 700 signatures out of 1000 on the roll had been obtained in favor of the tramway, certain council* lors '^presenting Oiesi* ward* bnd volrd the Mr. i'or th-:: Ici;.-'): t\re cfie It-ague had been working in £uvjr of thfe tram, it had been led to believe that there was n majority of the councillors in favor of the tram, but evidently they were merely laughing at the league. Something would nave to be done with men who flouted the ratepayers in such away. {Hear, hear.) The various canvassers for signatures for the petitions reported that they had scarcely met with a single refus...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HISTORY OF THE SAW. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

HISTORY OF THE SAW. Tlio oarlost tool tlmt lias been traccd in Egyptian history is tho sow. It ivas found first in tho form of a notched bronzo knife in tho third dynasty, or about five thousand years before • tho Christian ora, and was followed in tho fourth and fifth dynasties by large toothod saws, which wore used by car pontors; but thorenre no dated speci mens until the sorenth contury before tho Christian era, when tho Assyrians used'iron saws, Tho: first knives on rooord -woro made oud» of flint,; and wero, in fact, saws with minute teeth. They probably wero uBed for butting up animals, as the teeth would break -away even on soft wood. Hasps, which are but a form of saw, were first made of sheets of bronze punched and coilcd round, but the Assyrians in tho" sev enth contury used the straight rasp made of. iron similar to tha modern typo. The memory of a witness is usually either too good or,/too bad.'

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
P.W.P. Girls' Friendly Society [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

P.W.P. Girls' Friendly Society Members of the above brought a very successful year's work to a close by a • banquet, which was held in the Kimber ley nail on the 20th ult. Eighty-four guests were entertained, including par ents and friends of members. The pre sident (Mr. W. Olver) gave a report of the year's work and an explanation of the aims of the society. Tne audience were very enthusiastic at this juncture over the good work, both literary and social, which had been accomplished during the year. This success was due not only to the united efforts of the members, but also to the excellent or ganising ability of the secretary, Miss Norton, and the careful oversight of the vice-president, Mrs. A. E. Pizzey. The following toasts were honored "The King," proposed by Rev. J. Rees Thomas; "President and Vice-Presi dents," proposed by Miss Norton and responded to by Mr. W. Olver and Mr. A. E. Pizzey; "Church and Sunday School," proposed by Miss Smith and responded by Rev. J. R. Thomas ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE INDUSTRIOUS MOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

THE INDUSTRIOUS MOU8E. Many yonrs ngo a studious Scotsman named David Hutton proved that stores of tho profitablo onergy woro go ing to waste among thoso tiny but activo folk, tho ordinary domestic mico. In tho summer of 1812 I had occa sion (ho wrote) to bo in Perth. While inspecting tho toys and trinkets that wore manufactured by tho French pris oners in tho dopot thcro, ray attontion was attracted by a little toy house with a wheel in tho gahlo that was running rapidly round, impelled by tho activ ity of a common mouso. For ono shil ling I purchased tho house, tho mouse and tho wheol. But how to apply lialf-ounco powor, which is tho weight of a mouso, to a useful purposo was tho difficulty. At length tho manufacture of sewing thread seemed tho most practicable. Tho investigator found that an ordin ary mouso would run on tho average ten and a-half miles a day; ho had ono mouse that ran tho remarkablo distance of eighteen, milos in that timo. A half penny's worth of oatmeal was suf...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHAT PEOPLE DO. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

WHAT PEOPLE DO. By Walt Mn«ou. "I use*] to insist thai this is tho boat of nil possiblo worlds," romnrkcd tho druggist, "but the moro I read tho newspapers tho moro I fiiul that bo licf slipping. Thoro is so much ingra titude in tho world that a man can't shake a stick nt it. I was rending a hideous story in tho nowspaper this morning. "An old woman in a 6mnll Wisconsin town waB tnken to tho poorliouso tho olhor day, and tho journey broke hor heart. 111 her better dayB, when she was ablo to work and earn nionev, that woman niado a business of adopting children and giving thorn a chnnco in lifo. She roared three girls, and all of them married woll nnd livo in comfort able homes at this hour. And not ono of tho thrco would lift a finger to keep tho old woman from tho poorhouso. Such a story as that makes a man won der whothor human nnturo isn't a rem nant counter affair.'' I "Ueforo n man makes up his mind i to condcmn tho human race because of fluch a story," said the villngo patri I...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914

MORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE This week's attraction has been wit nessed by thousands. It is a pictorial representation of Zola's great book "Germinal," which deals with indus trialism—the fight between worker and master. It would be impossible to con ceive anything more powerful, anything more realistic, or anything more sorrow ful. The great railway works and min ing scenes are wonderfully portrayed, while the seething discontent of the men, the work of tho agitators, the incidents of the great strike, the fight between the masses and the military, and the ul timate calamitous ending of the trouble are presented with surprising realism, and hold with bated breath the interest of patrons for over two hours. There should be a crowded house to witness "Germinal" to-night. Matinee this afternoon as usual. The star picture for the new pro gramme, commencing Monday next, will be "The King of the Air," depict ing the romance of aviation, through the medium of a strong dramatic story. On Satu...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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