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PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
PITH AND POINT. 2 St.John's Church of Eigland Young Men's Club held a billiard tournment S-which extended over two months, and "which was recently decided. The first -prize a gold medal was won by J. Wall scratcb, who defeated F. Nixon 80 behind ". scratch. A second trophy, a pipe, awarded for the biggest; break, was won by N. Rollason, who put up a break of 44.. .Satisfactory progress is being made with the erection of the St. John's Church of England vicarage, Heidelberg. :'The building, which, is situated at the .corner of Hawdon and Banksia streets, will present a very imposing 'aspect; it is built in a quite modern style, com mands a fine prospect, and .will cost £1160. In the course of the. next fort ..night the building will be well nigh complete. St. Paul's Church of England, Fair field, will hold a grand concert in the ' Fairfield hall on Monday next, 16th inst., at. 8 p.m. Those contributing to the programme are:-Misses N. Lord. iing, Lilian Thompson, Ethel Hems, Irene Dow...
ST. JAMES' HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
ST. JAMES' HARRIERS. The club ran .in their first race o0 Saturday last and put up a good per. formande for a new club. There wai? fine field of 240 runners, with over 20 teams competing. St. James finished the requisite number of 6 men for their team, the places being filled in order by Moffatt, Everitt, Skead, Bryant, Davey, and Taylor. The other four men, Cold; beck, Alcoc], Heine and Sutton also ran well for novices. . The members:are now run at Ivanhoe in July. To-day's run is from the Sandringhiam-baths, a popular place of meeting.
NEW GRAMMAR SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
NEW GlAMAMAR SCHOOL. A new Church of England Grammar School for boys is projected for.the dis trict. A portion of the new buildings being erected by the vestry of St. James' church will for awhile 6e used for the purpose. "Provided -sufficient boys are offering, the school wil' be coi menee4 with the new year, and willbbe uindlr the direction of two graduates of the uni versity and registered teachers. It is hoped that this school will later oocupy a leading position among the church grammar' schools now sringingi up -in the diffeient districts of Melbourne.
SUCCESSFUL ROSE EXHIBITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
SUCCESSFUL ROSE EXHIBITOR. Mr Rossi, of" Roseland,', Ford-street, Ivanhoe, has oncQ again beeri sI'cessfuJ in the competitions held by the National Rose Society of Victoria. Competitions are held annually by the Society for the best exhibition and the best decorative vases, and since the institution of the competition Mr Rossi has carried off the prizes in these two classes. This speaks very highly for Mr Rossi's ex hibits, as roses are sent from all parts of the State to compete for the coveted prize. Again this year, Mr Rossi has .been successful in winning the competi tions in these two classes, and his con. tinBd 'success :?`as formed a topic 6f interest among members of the Society, and rose enthusiasts generally.
FAIRFIELD PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
FAIRFIELD PARK. The members of the Fairfield Park celebration committee have matters well in hand tor the opening of the Park. At the last meeting held at the residence of Mr Joske, at which Cr Coates presided, it was announced that the shire president, Councillor Ball would present the scholars at the Fairfield school with the medallion being struck to celebrate the event, on Friday, June 26th, at 3 p.m. On the Opening day the children, com. mittee, and residents, will assemble at the school and a procession headed by the Heidelberg District Band, will leave for the Park. At 2.30 p.m. sharp the Boy Scouts will also take part. It is anticipated that the State Governor, the Premier (MIr Watt), and other ministers will attend and take part in the tree planting, which will be the principal feature of the afternoon. A picture night to defray the expenses of the function will be held in the Park theatre. on Wednesday next, June 17th.
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
GOLF. Saturday saw the commencement bf the competition fqr the Yarra Yarra club's competition, when the largest field on record for this event took out cards. The play as a whole was disap! pointing, none of the players reaching their best standard, while many failed altogether.. C. M'Dougall with a steady 87 headed the list, closely followed by G. F. Matthews (88), and N. -L. Spiers and P. E. Deane (89). The next in order was H. Darvall (92), R. F. Paterson, G. Scott, and R. Farquharson (93 each), D. L. Stirling and R. Davidson (94), and S. M'Callum ($6). The contest is there. fore still exceedingly. oien iand full of interest. The second round will be' played on Saturday. On Monday a very enjoyable mixed foursome for Mr G. F. Matthew's trophy was played, the winners. turning up in A. D Hart and Miss Davies, with 81 nett. This pair was successful in annexing the open mixed foursome at Flinders at Easter, and are evidently to be marked "danger. ous" in competitions of this nature.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
SUPPORT LOCAL"INDUSTRY Aind send your Linen to the Ivanhoe Laundry Heidelberg, Road (opposite News Press). ORDERS CALLED FOR & DELIVERED TWICE WEEKLY' Post Cards receive Prompt Attention. All .Work Done by Hand. Reasonable Prices. The Favor of Your Patronage is Solicited. Why Worry about Washing WHEN The Surrey Laundry 227 JOHNSTON STREET Will take all your work off your hands at a nominal charge Orders called for and delivered weekly in all parts of Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, and Eltham. JAMES YOUNG, Proprietor. 'Phone: Central 7328. J. W. BROWN, 1st "CLASS CERTIFICATED PLUMBER, HeidelberRg Road, Ivanhoe. (Late inspector M.M.B.W.) ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR LAYING ON HOT OR COLD WATERB. Sewerage Connections, Gasfitting, Bellfitting, Iron, Copper and Zinc Work. relephone, Heidelberg 177M. Motor Cycles Motor Cycles Just Landed. England's Latest. The Veloce. ::9:4 Models, 21 and 3j H.P., fitted with all the latest improvements, Any make of Bicycle or Motor Cycle taken as part payment. L TE...
A FREAK. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
A FREAK. Much interest has been centred in a piece of bluestone, measuring about five inches wide by eight inches long, that was found embedded in the heart of a tree near the Alphington station. The men engaged on the new building there, had occasion to fell the tree, and found the stone about 3 feet from the ground. There is a great deal of speculation as to the manner in which the stone was de posited in so extraorsinary a position, and perhaps the opinion of Mr Coate, the contractor, is as feasible as any. He thinks it may have been placed some 20 years ago between the forked branches of the tree, and that subsequently the branches grew together and closed the stone in their embrace.
SEASON'S FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
g~i•~ ,os arzzmrB , tllow?ig is the draw, matches being Ol the gramnd of the frst-named Club: First Round. SMay 16.-Diamond Creek v. Fairfield; Fairfield Juniors v. Alphington; Greens. beoogb v. Heidelberg; Ivanhoe, a bye. iay 28.-.Alphlngton v. Ivanhoe; Greens borough -v. Diamond Creek; Heidelberg v. Fairfield; Juniors, a bye. May 80.--Diamond Creek v. Heidelberg; Faisaeld v. :Oreeasborough;. Ivanhoe v. Fairfield Juniors; Alphington, a -bye. S Jaune ..--reensberough v. Alphington; S Pairfield v. Ivanhoe;- Heidelberg v. Fair .feld Juniors: Diamond Creek, a-bye. June 13.-Alphington v. Heidelberg; Ivanhoe v. Diamond Creek; Fairfield Jun lors v. Greeneborough; Fairfield, a bye. Second Round. Juane 20.--Fairfield v. Alphington I Greeneborough v. Ivanhoe; Diamond Creek v. Fairfield Juniors;. Heidelberg, a bye. June 27.-Alphington v. Diamond Creek; * Fairfield Juniors v. Fairfield; Ivanhoe Y. Heidelberg; Greensborough, a bye. 'Jjy *4:-Fairfield V. Diamond Creek; , Alphington v. FairfeldJa...
NEW RAILWAY BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 13 June 1914
NEW RAILWAY BUILDING. Those who pass the Alphington station regularly have been interested in noting the progress of tne new building on the up line, and there can be no doubt that when complete it will be one of the most up-to-date and also one of the most im posing stations on the line. The roof is composed of tiles of red fibrous cement slates, which have a fine appearance, and the structure itself is lined through out with Queensland hoop pine. The department are now erecting a foot bridge over the line, in order that a free access may be made from one side to the other. A ladies' waiting room, a general waiting room, and a booking office are included in the new structure. Fashions in building change with as much cer tainty.as fashions in other things, and on regarding. the.new Alphington station, it is evide 1at :tat ,allyay 5aeAitlAz :a'p - abreast with other branches in archi tecture.. The contractor, Mr John Coate, is to be congratulated on the excellence of the building, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
E. A. KNI LL, IVANHOE SWORN VALUATOR & ?BSTAITE AGHT. ? Ring up 77 (HIDaLanno) for Inmsrance - Policy against BURGLABRY, AoCDme A~D : :Cheap Villa Allotments In splendid pouuitiOuI Have your Furniture protected against - FIRE- HAYSTACKS inepected at Shortest No btle, and Covanr NOTEs issded on he spot House, Land, and Estate Agents. S. O. YOUREN & SON, ALPHINGTON, YR?OPS. VILLAS, and Al3LO0MENrS IN ALL PART, OF TUE DISTRICI FOR SALE and TO LET. R? obson & Downle House, Land, & Insurance Agents, Corner Gillies Street and Railway Place (Opposite Railway Station) FAIRFIELD. Large list Honsesfor sale. Smrall. Deposi'. Rent Terms, BnildinoqAllotments For Sale Cash or Terms. Anti?on Sales arranged in any part of the District. Insurances Effected. - Bkeyrs and Selle&4ive. us a call - P. C. Kimberley ESTATE --; And insurance Agent, I:I- 323 SMITH STREET, Fitzroy. J" E. KIMBERLEY, Sworn Valuator . l. Poperty and Furniture Auctioneer. P hone, Central146...
TRAGEDY WHICH INSPIRED POE. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
RAGEDY W?IICH INSPIREDI POE. John Anderson, a tobacconist of New York, was regarded as a slhrewd business man, and showed his: reputation was not iundeserved when he engaged prety' Mary Ro6gei-' as manageress of his cigar-shoY, under the fashionable. St. Nichblans Hotel, in Broadway. An ordinary IHa-Lan here cost-: half a :crown, and if Muary bit the :end ilt J.she charged a shilling extia, -aida a as a result of this latter fact '..ill the gilded youths of the city weire· her customers. Pi'eviously Mar?-:?ld been a. poo" girl. Now she mightF have nacquired many' a f ortune'; buit' she knew -how far to go, fors honour va's iearer to her tha?-t all, else. Bi.:.?t one d, March, i11, 1570, Mary 'It.gers's dead body was fourid float i!in in the hIudson Riirer. -ihe hdid bleen strangled by a lb ootla -e wi~hh wasitied '-:-tightly :round her tihroat. iulblic, excitemiient and' indignation knew no .bounds. A public sufb .scription of £2,000 was raised and offered as a :rew?ird :for thei de...
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. TRIAL OF THE DORSETSHIRE LABORERS. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
'PEN PICTURES-OF THE PAST. I TRIAL OF THE DORSETSHIRE LAlORERS. * The first important epoch in the history 6f . modern British ltbour politics was the formation, in 1834, of the Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union, a really important association, numbering as it did half a million adherents, who represented every branch of labour, including agriculture. Even women's unions were affiliated. The tremendous possibilities of such a iunited b!,dy of workers naturally aroused the attention of the governing classes, and a prosecution was instituted for "unlawful conspiracy," of which the most salient incident is that of the Dorchester labourers. At this period, when 1the dverage wage of tl e .English farnmhand was 10s. a week, the Dorset laborers re ceived 7s. Half a dozen:0 of such menl, MIethodists andcl local preachers, started a "GCrand Lodge of the Na tional Friendly Society of Aglri cultural I.abourers" at Tolpuddle (Dorsetshire). Somre farmers insti tuted a prosecution for "co...
Quite Correct. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
Quite .Correct. He was one of those inquisitive, loquacious strangers who, not con tent with telling you of all. their doings and achievements, insist, on learning all go-bur secrets. And poor Jones found himself alone with the man in the com partinlent of a railway train which ran without a stop from Crewe to London. Having asked countless questions concerning his fellow-traveller's busi ness and the object of his journey, the stranger began to make inquiry about his family. "Well,. if tou really want to know," said the exasperated Jones, "i'll tell you. I have a wife and five children, but I've never- seen one of them." "Never seen one of them ?" began the stranger; "But-but-'-" "I tell yoi I've neveir-seen oine of them," repeated Jones. "I've been away from home for a. week, and my youngest kiddie was born yes terday." A man rang ' the hell :at~': Willie fludd's house ine day, _and W illie; aged eight, ansl'ered it... Is Mr. •3udd in ?" said the man.; l:'m, iMr. Budd," said Willi...
Rare British Moth. ENTOMOLOGISTS AND THE THOMPSONI. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
Rare British Moth. ENTOMOLOGISTS AND THE .:: THOMPSONI. This n oth, which is a striking example of the curious colour variation common among insects, Lirds, and animals, is a special ob ject of interest to entomologists, in view of the receout discovery of a new and third variety by Mr. J. Tholmpson, a Chester entomologist. This form of the insect appears at present to be confined to Dela more Forest, Cheshire. and is very rare. It is named Thompsoni, after its discoverer, and is black, with a conspicuous white border to its wings. In its second variety the moth exhibits the first culminating stage of variation, ,and is black, witlh grey wing fringes, a change to a darker hue from the commonaqr, ordinry type. " The second variety, 'cf which we al so give an illustration, is named Robsoni, of Hartlepool. Neither .of these varieties, however, is an abrupt transition, for between the typical insect and each of them are var ious intermediate forms. From 1JHE' THOIPSONF, THE LA.tE. IBRIT...
When Walking is Hard Work. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
SWhen Walking is Hard : Work. Pl'eople often express surprise that soldiers on the march cover only ten or twelve miles of ground per day. Even then a good many men fall ,but through fatigue, some faint, and the whole are completely done up *at the end of the day. But the soldier is, nevertheless, a first-rate walker. It is all a mat ter of foot-tons of energy expend ed. Take an ordinary laborer, and his. dlay's work will be equal to 300 tons lifted one foot high. An eleven-stone man, walking seventeen miles on the level, does the same amount of muscle work. But mark, if he carries an overcoat weighing 6lb., he does 811 foot tons; Now, the soldier is a regular pack-horse, and the kit that he car ries averages about 601b. in weight. So that he does exactly as much work in a twelve-mile march as an ordinary man in his seventeen-mile walk. Besides, the soldier has to " break camp" before starting, and at the finish of the march he has to pitch camp, draw water, collect Juel, clean rifl...
IVANHOE v. DIAMOND CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
IVANHOE v. DIAMOND CREEK. There was more than a little dis appointment at the turn things toolk at Saturday's match between Ivanhoe and .Diamond Creek, decided on the recreation ground, Ivanhne. The game was so very one-sldedc that interest in it was mild. Diamond Creek had a weak team in, and though they bat tied sturdily, thliey were left far in the rear. They had the wind in the first quaaiter anid-eire fortunate enough to get.2 goals and 4 points; even here Ivanhoe did better, as they kicked 2 goals and 3 behinds aiainst the wind. For the rest of the game Diamond Creek secured only 3 be hinds, and that was in the third qua'r ter. . When it is known that Ivanhoe got a total of 11 goals and 12 be hinds, against thevisitirs' 2 goals and 7 behinds, it will be realised how the game was lacking in the keen spirit of r iry. It is to be hoped that when:-Diamond Creek has to face Ivanhoe again, a more even game will be played, Goal-kickers for-Ivanhoe were: Fox (4), Sach (3), R. Scott (2...
IVANHOE METHODIST MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
IVANHOE METHODIST MUTUAL "IMPROVEMwENT SOCIETY. " Some steps towards social justice" was the title of a lecture delivered by Mr Higgs, f the Freetrade Values and Single Tax League before the above society on Wednesday, June 10th. The deflped .ocial justice as equal oppor tUiity ?; q 1 to gFender services, pod to receive a reward eqpal to the service which each rendered. The aim of every single tas advocate was not so much to alter the fiscal policy, but to bring about j~sti~e oitw~ee was uad .man. One of the first steps i~ t 4is .Recti0u s?U44 be an increase of the land tax rate to 3d in the £. This should be a flat rate and the proceeds therefrom should be de. :·:. · voted to the reduction of railway freights,. the greater proportion of which was'paid by the farmer. At the conclusion of the lecture the opportunity to question the speaker was availed of by the audience. In answer to one of these the lecturer showed the reason why a man who owned thousands of pounds worth of land sho...
The Ether of Space. [Newspaper Article] — Heidelberg News and Greensborough and Diamond Creek Chronicle — 20 June 1914
.The Ether of Space. Sir Oliver Lodge delivered a lec ture at Bedford College, the other day, on ihe '.~Ether of Space.". ?Ie stated .. that-:.' he.- was - not- sure:f', abolut' thie ether being colhesive or not. Mr. G. T. -Rowley nowi wr.ites :--"I vould like to piroject the' theory that cther beyond the boundary, of our gaseous atmnosphere can be no other than tohesive, be cause it is certain tliat there are no gases or dust, or va)liior, of-; any descriptionl to Scparate the parti cles of ether in the unfathomable space.:: 'Theefore it mi;lst - be ptre, and, being pure, mnust essentially be cohesive. Not so 'wiere it abounds in oui n atmosphere, foi the niolecules of oxygen and hydrogen, . togetlier with the other gases, being con stantly changed, by the cli?atic inifliuence.s, interfere wilth the cohes 6oi of ether.i It: mlight' be said of the inexplicable nature of radium, thit it is .a substance which d-.is grees witihth e "parrticles of ether coning:' iito conthct w ith its "...