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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
Church Notices. ALL SAINTS' CHIURCHI, NORTHCOTE. Sunday Services: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Rov. A. C. KEL LAWAY, M.A. H OLY TRINITY. THORNBJURY (Railway Parade). Sunday Services: 8 a.m., Holy Communion. 11 a.m., Morning Prayer and Sermon. 7.30 p.m., Evening Prayer and Ser mon. REv, C. W, WoonD, ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, PRESTON. Third Sunday in Lent. 8 a,m., Holy Communion (Guild). 11 a.m., Matins, Litany, and Address. 7.30 p.m., subject, "Tihe Jester." Rev. BR. C. A. EVA. NORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabbath Services: Morning, Rev. R. W. ROCK, suhject, "The Dnties and Qualifications of the Eldership," Evening, Rev. JAMES BEATTIE, of Ormond, PRESTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Sunday Services: Rev. J. SPITTALL, l1 a.m'and''Ti.m: (Home Mission Committee Supply). NORTHCOTE METHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 10 a.m., Brotherhood. 11 a.m., Rev. ALFRED MADSEN. 8 p.m., Rev. VAL, TRIGGE. 7 p.m., Mr. J. G. MEMBREY, M.L.A. ST. GEORGE'S ROAD. 11 a.m., Rev. JouN ADAMS. 7 p.m., Mr. H....
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES. The Annual Meeting of the Indepen dent Order of Rechabites was held this week at Ballarat. The report referred to the fact that lifty years ago third annual meeting was hold in Ballarat, when sixteen oents were represented, with a total membership of -185, The Tents now, adult and junior, total nearly 500. The total benefit members, includ ing 367 in arrears, are now 18,123, med ical benefit and honorary 6891, and junior members 7212, making the total strength in Victoria 32,299, The funds increased by £17,051 during the year, making the total £328,970. The total increase of membership in all classes, 1857, is a record achievement for the Order in Victoria. At the Conference the following reso lution was carried amid a scene of great enthusiasm, the Conference rising and cheering the speakers again and again:-. "That in view of the coming opportunity to secure freedom from the blightini evils of the liquor traffic, we hereby pledge ourselves to do ou...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
After going into the matter the North cote town council have resolved not to participate in the scheme for service bf motor buses between Essendon, Bruns wick, Fitzroy and Northcote. Cr. Schwaebsch made a strong plea at the council meeting on Monday that North cote at least go in for that portion of the scheme which Would connect Essen don and Northcote by a direct east and west route. He said that Brunswick was strongly in favour of it, and he thought if it were carried out it would be of very great advantage to the town of Northcote. Cr. Schwaebsch. wound up.by moving that the committee's recommendation rejecting the scheme be referred back, and Cr. Redmond seconded the motion, Cr. Tharratt said they objected to a scheme that did not touch Northcote. The conference should lay a fresh scheme before them. Cr. Bastings said he thought the present scheme should be " turned down," and it could be left to Cr. Schwaebsch to suggest to the con'erence a fresh scheme that would mor., partic...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
To the Editor, Sir,-In reply to " Well Wisher" advocating a public meeting of citizens for the purpose of finding some means to increase the interest in local football, I may sta'te that he is under an hallucin ation, if he thinks that the public would support the transfer of the club to the Northcote park, Probably "Well Wisher" is a stranger to the town and not aware of the conditions that proe vailed during the period that the club was playing in the park, so, for his benehfit, I will enumerate a few details,. The last year that the club was in the V,J,F,A, the committee were unable t., put a decent team into the field, with the result that they were beaten all along the line, The second junior team in the town, the Rose of Northcote F.C., made a sorry exhibition also. Then the following year the club was admitted to the V.F.A. and played for two years in the park. Their takings in most matches did not meet expendi ture. This was caused by the poor sup. port accorded the team. Th...
MIDSUMMER DAY. (GO TO BLAZES). [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
MIDSUMMER DAY. (Go To BI.AZES). These flaming skies Quite scorch my eyes, They throb and ache all day; And then the wind Blows dust unkind That in my orbs will stay. Hot sun is good To fatten food, And ripe the corn for mill; But give to me A shady tree, And music of the rill. A London fog Would choke a dog, But soothe my troubled eye, Come dull and grey November day And veil this blazing sky. 1 am now doing what I have had in my mind to do for a very long time past, that is, to write and say how much I have appreciated the very excellent contributions which have appeared from time to time in .the "Leader" from the 1en of your able contributor, Will W. Rock, His poem "Wintry" in last week's issue I enjoyed reading very much, and it reminded me of another poem entitled "Midsummer Day"-the very reverse to winter-a copy of which I enclose for publication, thinking it may be of inter est to your readers at this very season able time of the year. This poem was composed in the month of Ju...
Northcote and Preston Football Club. A NOISY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
Northoote and Preston Foot. ball Club. A .NOISY MEETING, A large crowd assembled at the Crox ton reserve on Tuesday evening to hear what the secretary (Mr. A. Hotton) had to say regarding the doings of the club during the past season, and also. his reply to the statements made at the reform party's meeting held last week, The president (Cr, A. E. Woolhouse) was in the chair, The proceedings were in marked contrast to the meeting held the previous week, the speakers being l persistently assailed with interjections. Mr, tiotton, on rising, was met with the interjection, "Who authorised you to call this meeting?" lie stated that as secretary he had a perfect right to call an extraordinary meeting of the club when the occasion demanded. The meeting was called for the purpose of placing the true position before mem bers, and also to let them know who are the workers for the club, Their pre. sident (Cr, Woolhouse) had placed a lot of his valuable time at the disposal of the club, and had ...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
LOCALISMS Cr. lHenderson moved in the Northcote ouncil on Monday evening that the natter of purchasing a tar sprayer and mixer be referred for consideration with next loan, the engineer to prepare a re port regarding the machines, Mr. G. M. Prendergast, M.L.A., will ecture in the shire hall, Preston, on Thursday evening next, 19th, on "My Trip Home and Abroad." The lecture will be beautifully illustrated, and the )roceeds are in aid of the P.L.C, build ng fund. Mr. J. IIaggart, of Fenwick street, president of Northcote'Branch, A.N.A., and prominent worker in connection with the Horticultural Society, had the mis fortune to meet with a rather severe ac cident one (lday last week. He was en gaged on Myers' new building in Hourke street, and fell from one floor to another, breaking his wrist and sustaining serious body bruises. As Preston is not furnishing a stall at the l)ruids' Gala in aid of the Austin Hospital, and as no doubt there will a strong desire to do something locally for ...
Rifle Shooting. BY BULLSEYE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
Rifle Shooting. BvY BUtL,.SEYI. Last Saturday Northcote club hold the 1st stage of A. Burgess trophy, 14 shots at 900( yards, the weather being very patchy at times. G. Hook was top scorer oil the ritle with 6.i out of 70, G. Kuobelk being runner up. The' club intends visiting Rushworth at Easter. Scores: G. Hook 64 7 70 G. Kobelko 56 13 619 E. Witcomb 61 5 66 Ht. Hook 1 1 4 5 C, Talmage 560 62 A spoon shout will be held to-day, 14 shots at oiu) yards, also team's match over the samelll distlcu,.
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SUBJECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MIOROW'S SUBJECTS. Northcote Presbyterian - 11, "The duties and qualifications ot eldership." Preston Methodist - Evening, "The eagle of her young, or life's lessons and discipline." Preston Presbyterian.-Rev. J. Spit tall will preach morning and evening. All Saints', Preston-Evening subject, "The Jester." Congregational.-11, "The girl who cracked the Commandment:" 7, "Cast thy burden upon the Lord." The anniversary celebrations in con nection with the Northcote Methodist Sunday School are announced to com mence to-morrow, when the preachers will be the Rev. Alfred Madsen in the morning, Rev. Val. Trigge in the after noon, and Mr. J. G. Membrey, M.L.A., in the evening. The singing by the augmented choir and children of the special anniversary hymns will, as usual, be an enjoyable feature of the services. There will be a grand concert on Wed nesday, 18th March, and the scholars' night will be on the 25th. Northcote Baptist Church. - "The "Vow and Heritage" will be the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
NOTICE? OF MOTION. Cr, Plant gave notice of his intention to move-"That the town solicitor be instructed to preopare a bye-law to pro vide i'ules of procedure and for the con trol of debates at meetings of the com mittee of the council, and for investing the mayor or the chairman of any such meeting with authority to control the conduct of councillors at such meet ings." Notices M I SS J N 0 N., 1HAIDRESSER, MANIClURIS'rT, &c. Hair and Scalp Treatment a Speciality. Hair Combings Made Up. "Highfield," Merri St., Northcote. Telephone, Northcoto 35. Il ISS E. COOPER, Hair Specialist, "Brixton," 2741 McKeIu St., Nth. Fitzroy, opposite Old Colonists' H-mes, Weak and Falling Hair a Speciality. (Electric Treatment). Head and Face Massage, Manicuring, Hairdressing, Cutting, and Shampooing. Combings made up. Tonics, Scalp and Skin Foods highly recommended. Ladies attended at their own homes. Premature Baldness Cured. Phone, Northcote 261N. .Announcements Stocktaking Sale NOW ON. GOOD...
Preston District Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
Preston Distriot Footb0 Club, ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting was held at the Rechabite hall on Wednesday, March 4, when an enthusiastic number of mem .bers attended. Mr. J. Mills was in the chair, The acting secretary (G,.' M. Eaton) placed the balance-sheet and re port before the meeting, which showed the total receipts at £77.7s 7d, and the expenditure, including outstanding ac counts of 1912, £89 Ils lid, leaving a debit balance of £11 18s Obd. In the annual report it was stated that the committee, in having to take over liabilities of the previous year, were handicapped financially, but they had bravely faced the;position and had succeeded in paying theii way for 191:3 and reducing the amount owing on the previous year by £3, It should be the aim of the incoming committee, the re port stated, to discharge the club's liabilities at the earliest opportunity. On the whole the club's social functions had proved, with the exception of the ball in June, a financial success; whilst...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
Produce Merchants. J. A. Bostoek, HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE, Wishes to thank his patrons for thoi past favors, and also to inform then that he sells the best BOX FIREWOOD NEWCASTLE COAL, ALTONA BROWN COAL, at Melbourne Prices for Cash, Cut Green Bone, Victorian Chicken Meal, Pigeon Peas, Canary Seed and Sand, also Shell Grit for Powls. All kinds of Produce at Lowest Rates, Agent for Northcote of CelebrEted Sickle Brand of RETORTED CHARCOAL. Plumbers. J. E. Thomson, PLUMBER and GASFITTER, 223 HIGH STREET, PRESTON. Plumbing in all branches attended to. Estimates for Sewerage Connections. Gas and Water Laid On, Water Meters Fixed. Pumps and Irrigation a Speciality. G. 'Chesswas, LICENSED PLUMBER, 7 ELM STREET, NORTHCOTE, Sewerage and General Plumbing W irk of every description undertaken. WATER METERS FIXED. Estimates Given. Letters promptly attended to. Announcements. UNDER ENTrimLY NEw' -- MANAG SEM EN'T - The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, COLLI NG;WO OD. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladles' Afte...
STREET OR ROAD? To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
STREET OR ROAD ? To the Editor. Sir, -Adverting to your remarks in the "Leader" of the 17th January, 1911, about my letter to the Northcote coun cil against their altering the name of )arebin road to "Darebin street," I noticed that in your last issue you used the name "Dlarebin street," as it you recognise the change of name to be permanently decided upon by the coon cii, Cr, Redmond told me it had been decided to call all the thoroughfares streets, If so why confine the altera tion to Darebin road when there is St. Geor.. '"'- .', avetr'.s road and others? Atlirst Darebin road was put on the name plate at its junction with' Iigh street, and, later, Darubin street on the plate at Alexandra street, opposite my residence; thinking this to be the pain ter's mistake, I altered the word street to road. Subsequently, it was stlblstitlu ted for road at High street,' thinking probably that I might take the troublh, to aIlter that also, I feel sorry to sug gest that the council would be 'al...
"MAKING NIGHT HIDEOUS." TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
"MAKING NIGHT HIDEOUS." TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-The residents of Westgarth street, from the railway station on towards Fairfield, have been long sulfer. ing to a band of young fellows, who, every Friday and Saturday night-pre sumably after the hotels are closed- march along the street, "making night hideous" by bellowing at the top of their voices, and braying out snatches of song-quite innocent of melody, and probably of morals. That they disturb the rest of young children, and the great number of tired and weary toilers, apparently does not concern them, so they weekly repent their performance without intermission. As we are only favored with a police officer, say on the occasion of a football or cricket match, or in gathering Commonwealth statis ties, we would deem it a' favor if you would, through the medium of your paper, draw the attention of the custo dians of the peace to this matter. Yours, &c., REPosE,
CEDAR OF LEBANON IN ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
CEI):llt (F LEII.\NON IN IGLt(AND Cedars of Lebanon, reported to be rapidly disappearing from their native rango (says "''The\\estminster Gazette") were Introduced into Enigland durling tihe iirst half of the s,eventeenth ceIn tury. They have flourished admliraldy with us, though thle Kew authorities do not agree with King Solomon about the value of Ihli timlber', which may possllhly have suffe'red in quality from the change of climate,. Somne of our finest SpeitenllOs are alleged to com paro favorably for diomenslons with tile largest of the 400 patriarchs that still linger on the slopes of Lebanon, Of nlte years, olther cedars of t.ealnon or the closely allied Atlas cedars have almost invariably been planted instead of the traditionmal oaks to comlnmemoraite Royal visits, being of lmlore rapid growth and equally majestio propeor tlonl.
JACK ASHORE. GIRL SUES FOR MAINTENANCE. LOVE LETTERS BY PROXY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
JACK ASHORE, GIRL SUES FOR MAINTENANCE, LOVE LETTERS IIY PR1OXY. At the NorthCote Court on Monday, before Dr, Cole, P.M., and Messrs, Plant, Hastings, and Lawrence, J's.P., Rose Ellen Fyfe proceeded against James Pettit, a seaman on H.M.A.S. Protector, for the maintenance of a child, Mr. UBarett appeared for plain tiff; Mr. James Hall for the defence. Rose Ellen Fyfe said :-" I am 20 years of ago. I met defendant several times before last April and we went out together. A child was born on January 7 of this year. Defendant is the father., Mr. Barrett put in several letters and postcards, One ran: " II,M.A,S. Protector. " My Darling Rosie.-I wish I could have you in a bottle in my locker. Jim," (Laughter). Another: "Dear Rose.---We will be back in eight weeks' time, so cheer up and don't get downhearted. Your loving hubby, Jim." Still another:- " Dear Rose, -I anm very pleased with your photo. I will dream on it. (Laugh ter). "Think of me in the morning, Think of nme at night, Tlhink...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. NORTH MELBOURNE. FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
CRICKET. NORTIICOTE V. NORTH MEL BOURNE, FIRST ELEVENS. This match, which was continued last Saturday, proved to be one of the most interesting games of the season. Northcoto resumed batting with the score at " for 210, but the remairing three batlmuen were dismissed for 10 runs, the whole of which were made by Bailey, wl.o carried his t at for a nicely made 10. North Melbourne commenced their innings at 2.15 and went for runs from the start. The first wic'et fell at 38, Shields be:ng run, out through a smart return by 3egg, Braschor and Spencer then took :he total to 89, when Spencer was bowle.l by Bailey al ter scoring 23 quickly. Stuckey was looking danger ous when Hailey got throt gh his defe ice and bowled him. Three "or 111, With the score unchanged Bra cher mishit a ball from Brown and was caught by Bailey. Cameron, after making 10, in which he gave two chances, was well caught by Hiscox off Ba ley. Six for 131. At this stage the gcime seemed to be all in N)rthcote's favcr, a...
BAND CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
BAND CON rEST, There was the novelty in Northcote on Thursday evening of a brass band con test. The event took place at the Croxton recreation reserve. There was only a moderate attendance, due largely, no doubt, to the very threatening state of the weather about the time people would be assembling. Three bands competed, and it was the general opinion that their performances, which were of a highly enjoyable character, were of pretty even merit. This was reflected in the judge's verdict. He allotted the points as follows:- 1. Eastern District United 159 Ipoints, 2. Northcote Municipal B3and 151) points. 3. Brunswick City Band 149 points. Mr. H. liellings was the conductor of both the lirst and second bands, whilst Mr. R,. Davis wielded the baton for Brunswick City. The competition march-a bright and entertaining piece of music-was the composition of Mr. Hellings father. Granting that full publicity was given to it a band competition on a larger scale than the above would be a great ...
NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. Northcot( commence their last match for the seasn to.day against University, the first elevens at University and t-e second elevens at Northcote. A cab will leave the town hall for University at 1 o'clock. Teams-First eleven Bailey, Billings, Brown, 3egg, Chess was, Daley, Lugton, Mitchell, Studley, Vernon, . .omans, Second eleven Ahern, Friend, Hiscox, Hamilton, Mlc Phee, James, Plant, Stevens, Trinnnick, Tresidder, Wilkinson.
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 14 March 1914
SECOND ELEVENS. North Melbourne, with 7 for 281, re sumed batting to allow Ge:des, who was 92 not out, .o complete his century, lie (lid this and remained not o t 101. While he did this lour wickets fell for 19 runs, and the innings was declared closed with 9 down for :100. Ahern 4 lor 49, Friend 3 for 411, Wilkinson 1 for 47. Northcote made a very poor showing against some indifferent bowling, and was dismissed for 105. Heron, 35 not out, showed sonme nice cricke;, ,ames 20 ar.d Ahoern 10, but the rernaining batsmen were very disappointirg, Having to follow on they did better and made 116 for tlie loss of only 1 wicket, Friend played a dashing inn ngs for 63 not out, Wilkin son 26 not out, and Hamilton 17.