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AU REVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
iHolliday, and 1i1 Sykes. AU IEVOIR, Prior to the adjournment of the court, the P.M., on behalf of the Bench, in timated that he understood that thai would be the last occasion of Mr. J. S, Whalley's attendance at court, on arc count of a'contemplated holiday trip tc the old country. He might say that, ol all the pr6fessions, journalism was the most wearing, and every pressmar should have the opportunity of holidays. As far as Mr. Whalley was concerned, he had attended that court regularly during at quarter of a century, and had come to be looked on almost as a pnrt of the court. The Bench desired to con, vey its very best wishes, and hoped for a safe return with renewed health and vigor, Mr. 1, Barrow, J.P., warmly endorsei the sentiments expressed by Dr. Cole, stating that during his long connection with the court, Mr. Whalley had heik the respect of Bench and Bar. , Mr, Croft, on behalf of the legal pro. fession, voiced appreciation of the many years' constant courtesips displaye...
SUCH IS "SUGGESTION." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
SUCH IS "SUGGESTION." By the method known as "sugges tion," It is possible (according to a medical writer) not only to perform the simple oxeperiment of waking one self at a given hour In the morning, but also to banish all minor 'physical ailments and even to correct faults in the character. Just as in 'the first instance the ex perimenter before going to sleep at night makes a mental request to him self 'that he shall awake at a certain time on the following morning, so in more important matters he suggests to himself a condition of health or a method of conduct. To take two instances. Supposing you suffer from insomnia, you focus your whole attention upon the repeti tion four times a day of a given formu" Ia. rihus you may say to yourself that. you trouble no more about the mat ter, merely repeating the statement at intervals. In two or three days at most the effect-according to the au thority-will 'be felt In sound slum. bers. Much the same process is adopted where it is desired...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
To the Editor. i Sir,-With.your permission I would like to correct a few inaccurate state ments made by "Fair-Minded" in reply to my letter, He thinks I must be laboring under an hallucination when I express the opinion that the club would receive better support if they were to play their matches at Northcote park. In support of his argument he men tions that the club officials had all they could do to square the ledger the last couple of seasons the club played at the southern end of the town. He also makes an unwarranted attack on the cricket club stating that they always took a third of the gate receipts. Cer tainly there was a little friction be tween the Northcote F.C. and the Park Management Committee (on which the former had representation) but to drag the cricket club in and say that they always demanded their pound of flesh is not "fair-minded" to say the least of it. Speaking about squaring the ledger, it is common knowledge that last season N.F.C. committee had a hard tas...
MAN'S PRIDE IN HIS FACE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
MAN'S PRIDE IN HIS rACE. The old human race is in love with its face; flan worships the cut of hiis mug. In the cave l:'apie's day, thi fErst worker in ciay Etched a loonii,-.-iaced l:an on his jug, On clay anl] oln ilaas and on e?!? phant oounes Their portraits they drewa.-and they baked them on pones. The poor Eskimo, buriedi deep in the Puts his totem pole up in the breezo, It's his horrible phih: done in wood, so it is, A frieze that 'wolu.i cause y'?i to freeze. Those faces up there they. would ,frighten a bear, And the pole that must tote 'cm's a totem for fair. The Assyrian "kinks," those proud purple old ginks, Flat-nosed and as ugly as gall, Their portraits they'd mix in the clay of the bricks And they'd -bake 'erm and make 'em a ,wall. It's a poor trait of character-would' n't you say 'To want your old portrait forced us that way?" Old. Queen Cleopatra, she still gazes at you Stretched out on an obelisk pile, The folks who iwere ace high, they all nailed a face high On sto...
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, Iath AMAICII, P'resent:-Crs, Braithwaito (presi dent) Warr, Stanlake, Allehin, Crispe, llrickne'l, Robertson and Howe, The minutes of last meeting and out ward correspondence were read and allpproved. GRANT FOR PARK. The Department of Public Works wrote intimating grant of £20 for parks. -Received, WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION. ACT, E. and R. Bailey wrote asking to par ticipate in any business under the above Act.-Received. EI.ECTRIC LIGHT. Applications for electric light received from G; F. Ayten, J. C. Kupsch, H. Clegg, E. J. Gardener and others were referred to electric light commit tee. TIHE VALU1ATIONS. A number of appeals against valua tions were received and referred to committee of the whole, ClEANSING OF GLASSES, &C. The Board of Health wrote enclosing regulations respecting the immediate cleansing of plates, spoons; glasses, &c., used in-hotels, cafes, and ice creom shops; also conditions respecting the care of fish exposed for sale...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. IV. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PIEMBERTON, Pe'blished by Arrangement with Ward, ck and Co. Ltd., Lond, and Melb, ---- All Rights R served. IV, It was almost dinner-time when the Archdeacon returned to the yacht, and ho' had but the briefest wbrd with Hugh, "A very dtlficult case," he said, ovasively. "I ant quite at a loss, my. dear follow," Ills further pro mise to discuss the whole thing frankly at a later hour of the night, sent the young baronet to his cabih with the vague hope of a man who relies rather upon a friend than upon himself, He did not toll the worthy ecclesiastic just how intolerable the hours of waiting had been, or how ditfficult he had found the commonest conventions, They talked of many things at dinner--Jack liowles of Freddy By water's straight and narrow ways and the half-crowns they were cost ing him; Mat Michel of politicians and the now taxes he was not called upon to pay; the Archdeacon chiefly of the products of the Moselle Val ley, The chef on 'board the Ch...
Northern District Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Northern Distrlot Football Club. ANNITAL, M IETIN;. The annual meeting was held it the 5ith lMarh at the Albion hotel, North cote. 'hero was it large attedalltce of mlembeors and intending ielmbers pro. sent. The alllillll re port and balance. shoeet, which were adopted, showed the ciub to Ie in a very satisfactory posi. lion, This club last season gained the ,position of runners.up in the Common. wealth Football Association 13 grade, just being defeated by the narrow mar. gin of '. points for Preomlers, The pros. pects of theclub this comling season are very bright, and with the loyal support of members the club allticipates a very prosperous andl successfllll season, Traiging oleratinls coimmence to day at tlhe Meorri Park, when new umembers are cordially invited to attend, Ofliceullearers for Season 10114-Presi. dent,. Mr P. Bainsbury : vitce-presidents, Messrs W. Walker, F. Swale, A. Siands, J. Costello, 11, Ihodes, W' Hermn, W. WVild, J. Vickery, W. II. Smith, F. PItllyblak, an...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Messrs R. J; and J. S. Whallcy, of the "Leader," will be leaving for England N on a health and holiday trip on.Tuesday. A In their absence the "Leader" will be conducted by Mr' Theo. Ford, atpersonal friend, with large journalistic experi- r ence, while the printing department will be looked after by our experienced and efficient staff. In the rush of get ting away personal farewells to the very many who have given us their friend ship during the past quarter of a cen tury are impossible, so we will have to content ourselves with an Au Revoir I through the columns of the "Leader." "Out of six travellers entering a rail way carriage, no fewer than five. pro duced a "Prestonq'1eader" to rehd," said Cr.,Crispe 6n Monday evening, at the after-meeting of the shire council, "and the sixth,!' he added, "was a sub scriber." This' was rather flattering testimony to the circulationi of the local paper, and stimulated Cr. Bricknell to tell a story about his (log, which was be ing trained to ca...
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON SCOTTISH SOCIETY. MONTHLY CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
NORTHOOTE AND PRESTON SCoTTISH SOCIETY, - -- ---- ~---- MONTHLY COU\NCERT, There waaa again a sllendid audience at the monthly conlnert of the above society, nutwitlistanding that the atios. phere was very close and oppressive outsidel, t may well he taken for granted that the hall will hardly hold Ihe large crowds who will want to patronise these line concerts when the cooler weather conies in. The fount from which the committee draws the talent for their concerts seems like the widow's cruse, inexhaustible. There has been little or no repetition at any of the concerts, and always the standard has been kept up, a flewt on which the society is to le highly nomnimendel. Amongst the artists engaged was lMiss Alice Heeley, whose rich and expressive contralto was heard to great advantage in the songs "There's a Land" and " Doon the Burn," and there was all enthusiastic recall after each, Miss Marie Stewart, with her sweet fresh voice,'made ati excellent impression in " Ctaller.ou" and "...
EDEN PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
EDEN PARK, A, goqd deal of,!looal' interiest was occasioned at the election of.the State school committee here, those ,elected bteing Messrs Pj-pston (chairman), Rowe (correspondent), Ellwood (treas urer), Mrs. Preston, Miss Robertson, and Messrs King and Watson.
A CORRECTION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
A CORRECTION, To the gditor, Sir.-In your issue of 14th March, under "Northcote Electric Light Scheme" the following is reported: "Cr, Plant stated that the council paid Mr. Ashman 5 per cent, for supervision of the Council's Electric Lighting Scheme." This statement is not in accordance with my arrangement with the Northcote council, as I am only receiving hail' this amount for supervis ing the carrying out of the various contracts pertaining to the electrical scheme. I would not like your rate payers to remain under this misappre hension, and, in all due repect to Cr. Plant, I am surprised that he did not inquire as to the arrangements the coun cil had made with me before making this inaccurate statement, -Yours, &c., W, HI, ASIMAN.
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
LOCALISMS Colonel Braithwaite, Ipresident of the Preston Shire, with Mrs. Braithwaite will be leaving for England on April 7. On March 31st they will entertain the citizens at an "At IIome" at the Shire hall. Complaints were miade at the Preston council meeting oni Monday that gamb ling has been carried on at the local park on Sundays. It was decided to call the attention of the police, The Royals' benefit dance in the Northcote town hall this evening, is ex pected to be well patronised, proceeds being in aid of Lady Mayoress's fund for the Austin Hospital. Mr. Reg. Cox notifies elsewhere the opening of his grocery store in hhizh St., Norilcote, near the ol?i) n i3n,10 of Australia. The only business trans-acted: at the Northcote court last Monday was the recording of fines a'ainst various own ers for allowing their hu:'ses and cows to wander without any person in charge. The village fair in c'nnection with the South Preston Metho:ist Church will be opened by the Hon. the Minister o...
SELECTION OF LABOR CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
SELECTION OP LA1OR CANDID ATE, A ballot for the selection of a Labor canditate to contest the Jika Jika seat at the State general elections will be taken on Saturday, 4th April, between the hours of 1 and 7 p.m., in the various centres of the electorate, viz:--North cote, Preston, Thornbury, North Fitz roy, Fairfield and Heidelberg. Union isis alffiliated with the P,L,C,, and mem bers will be allowed to vote on present ation of their member's ticket,
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
CHURCH NEWS. TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. l eston Presbyterian,-Thu Rev. G. M. Baird, of Geelong, will preach morn ing and evening. All Saints, Preston.-11, " Mis sions "; 7, " Alan's Life." Northcote Presbyterian.--The Rev. John Adams in the morning and Rev. McLean Shugg, B.A., in the evening. The parishioners and other worship pers at Holy Trinity, Thornbury, will note that from to-morrow evening the services will commence at 7 instead of 7.30 p.m. The services at the Preston Methodist church on Sunday will be conducted by the Revs, E. Youngman and 1. L. Sem mens for the last time for awhile. The Rev. E. Youngman has been appointed to Cunningham, the Lakes Entrance, and the Rev. B. L. Seminens is to take charge of South Yan Yuan and surround ing churches. On Tuesday evening next, the 24th inst., under the direction of the All Saints', Preston, Mission Guild, the ,Rev. J. W. Ashton, M.A., vicar of All Saints' church, E. St. Kilda, will speak in the parish hall on the subject of "Life on Q...
POSSIBLE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
POSSIBLE CANDIDATES, Great interest is naturally felt in the (uestion as to who will bear the Liberal flag at the next election. The names of Mr. A. M. Lonie, Cr, F. J, Plant, and Mr. Frank Maldon-Robb have been reon tioned. Also Crs. Redmond and Bast ings have also been approached and in form us that they are seriously consid ering the matter of whether they will contest the seat,
A.W.A, Northcote Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
AW.A , Northoote Branoh. The ordinary meeting of the above wais held on , Monday, 9th inst., presided over by Mrs. McClean, who gave an in teresting report of the annual confer ence, held in Melbourne on the 3rd and 4th insts. The syllabus item was "Telo grams." Miss R. Barry won after a closely-contested game. At next meot ing, March 23rd, there will be an even ing by Miss Batty.
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16TH MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
EPPINO SHIRE COUNCIL. --4----..· MONDAY, 16TIl MAnCiH; Present:-Cr, Dait (president), Mc. Cormack, McCoy, Browne, Wuchatsch, and Goss. COjittRHPONDENCE, From Board of Health, calling attn tion to the regulations regarding ques tion of cleansing drinking glasses, ice cream glasses, spoons, &c., at -sports and places of recreation.-Received. From Public Health Department, not ifying a case of pulmonary tuberculosis -Joseph Pratt, Epping. A second case was notified by Dr. DIegenhardt-John Peter Clarke, blacksmith, Epping, Received, From Department of Public Works, intimating that £66 13s 4d had been allocated towards road to Thomastown settlement, council to spend £33 6s Sd; also £75 to connect Thomastown settle ment with Plenty roaid, council to spend £75 additional, Cr. McCormack moved that a reply be sent that, owing to its financial posi tion, the council could not see its way to grant £75 towards the extension of the road to Plenty road on the £1 for £1 basis, He would be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Produce Merchants. J. A. Bostock, HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE, Wishes to thank his patrons for their past favors, and also to inform them that he sells the best BOX FIREWOOD NEWCASTLE COAL, ALTONA BROWN COAL, at Melbourne Prices for Cash, Cut Green Blone, Victorian Chicken Meal, Pigeon Peas, Canary Seed and Sand, also Shell Grit for Fowls. All kinds of Produce at Lowest Rates. Agent for Northcote of Colebhrted Sickle Brand of RETORTED CIARcoAL. Plumbers. J. E. Thomson, PLUMBER and GASFITTER, 223 HIGH STREET, PRESTON. Plumbing in all liranches attended to, Estimates for Sewerage Connections, Gas and Water Laid On, Water Meters Fixed. Pumps and Irrigation a Speciality. G. Chesswas, LIOENSED. PLUMBER, 7 ELM STREET, , NORTHICOTE -, Sewerage and General Plumbing Work of overy description undertaken WATER METERS FIXED. Estimates Given. Letters promptly attended to. Announcements. UNDER ENTIRELY NEiw -- MANAIGEM.N NT -- The Regal Caf 98 SMITH STREET, COL , ING,\V.O0D. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Church Notices. ALL SAINTS' CHURCH,. S NORTHCOTE. Sunday Services: Morning, Rev, P. LEE. Evening, Rev. A. C. KELLAwAY, Collections for Clergy Provident Fund Monday, 8 p.m,, ' A Trip Through India," Mliss IM. Simpson, 7 OLY TRINITY, THORNBURY II (Railway Parade). Sunday Services: 11 a.m., Holy Communion and Sermon 1 p.m., Holy Baptism. 7 p.m., Evensong and Sermon. REV. C. W. WOOD. S1,L SAINTS' CHURCH, A 1 PRESTON, Mid-Lent Sunday. 8 am., Holy Communion. I1 a.m., Matins. 7.10 p.m., "Man's Life," Collections, Clergy Provident Fund. Rev. B. C. A. EvA, ýNORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabhath Services: Morning, Rev. JonN ADAMS. Evening, Roev, F. McLEAN SIIUGa, J. A. P)RESTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCII. Sunday Services: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m,, Rev. G. M. BAIRD (of Geelong), y O RTIII COTIE METHOIDIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. II a.m,., Brotherhood. 11 n.m., Rev. J. McLEAN SIIUGG, i p.m., Mr. WV. H. EDGAR. 7 p1l., Rev. WM. PRESLEY. ST. GEORGE'S ROAD, II a.m., Mr. F. OLVER. 7 ...