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COURSING. "DOG DOPING" DEBATED. COURSING CLUB DISCUSSES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
COURSING. "DOG DOPING" DEBATED. COURSING CLUB DISCUSSES. Tuesday's "Herald" said:- "Whether it is possible to 'dope' (logs was a ques tion that caused considerable discussion at the annual meeting of the National Club at 121 Queen street to-day. Mr. G. H. Kileen, president, was chairman. 'I would like to know what is a dope,' said Mr. McCormack, of Woodstock. 'Strychinne, cocaine, or schnapps,' re plied the chairman, 'I don't think they do much good,' added Mr. McCormack, 'My trainer asked me to provide a dope once, He got schnapps and water for the dogs, but I am afraid he gave the water to the dogs and drank the schnapps himself. (Loud laughter), It was decided to appoint a committee of three to inquire into the practice. The election of officer-bearers resulted as follows:-President, Mr. P. N. Kileen; vice-presidents, Count E. K. Von Horn and Mr. A. H. Cox; treasurer, Mr. A. B. Pearson; auditor, Mr. T. Tatchell; secretary, Mr., John Munday."
JIKA JIKA SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
JIKA JIKA SEAT, It was learned with surprise and also with extreme regret this week that Mr, J, G, Membrey, M,L.A contem plated retiring from politics, and would not contest the Jika seat at the next general election. Mr. Membrey's work in the House, his strenuous labour for his constituency, together with the largo amount of pulpit and social reform work hQ has been called upon to do, has told upon his health lately, and the absence of his partner (Mr. Deane) in England at the present time, makes it imperative that his business should get more of his attention, Mr. Membrey has certainly been a magnificent local member. There are monuments of his successful endeavour in every part of the constituency, His successor will have no easy row to hoe. It is not sur prising to hear that strong efforts have already been made both by public bodies and by individuals-to get Mr. Membrey to re-consider the matter, but we are authorised to say that decision is final,
BOWLS. JIKA COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
BOWLS. JIKA COMPETITION. Preston A v. Ivanhoe A. PRESTON, 121. Pike, Dale, Bartley, Crispe ... 32 J. E. White, Braithwaite, Paterson, A. White ... 30 Howe, Robertson, Broadhurst, Walker ... ... 1 Olney, Ross, A. Wilkinson, A. S. Wilkinson ... 28 IVANHOE, 80. Stafford, McIntosh, Maggs, King... 19 Willis, Shaw, Rendle, Bairstow .., 20 Page, Stone, Oakes, Smith ... 22 Burrell, James, Sloan, Adams ... 19 Preston B v. Ivanhoe B. PRESTON, 99. Box, Lucas, Ham, Stanlake ... 19 Robinson, Brown, Rojo, McPherson 32 Bricknell, Howse, Rowe, Hanna ... 20 Woods, McDonald, Hardess, Muti mer ... ... ... 28 IVANHOE, 90. Rolfe, Knorr, Hackett, Collins ... 27 Ford, Sebire, Baird, HardiO ... 19 Thomson, Gibbins, Wiffen, Scott ... 23 Rollason, Lewis, Stone, Behan ... 21 Thornbury A v. Northcote A. THORNBURY, 96. Sharp, King, Bainbridge, Whalley 17 Robinson, Cogle, Burgess, Wright 28 Slater, Farley, Murden, Meakin ... 19 Boyd, Smith, Hosking, Ingham ... 32 NORTHCOTE, 90. Allen, Mason, M. Taylor, Ryan ... ...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
FOOIBALL, Theo iannual meeting of the Northorn District Football Club will be hold on Monday evening next at the Commercial Hotel, when oflicers for the ensuing sea son will bey elected. Members and in tending members are invited to be pre sent, Preston District players commence practice to-day, meeting at 3 at' the Council Club riotel, .l raining nights Tuesdays and Thursdays,
Pender's Grove Settlers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Pender's Grove Settlers' Assoolation. ---4C-- The fortnightly meeting was held on Wednesday evening. The standing orders were suspended to receive a deputation from the Northern Tramway Extension League. The speakers on behalf of the league were Messrs Sutch, Harvey, Martin Hannah, and Ex-Cr, Pearl, who placed the case for the St. George's Road to Preston Tramway so well before the members that many who were previously opposed to the extension were favorably impressed. The league intend holding a public meeting in the Pender's grove hall on March 31. Mr. Phillips, the president, thanked the deputation for their attendance, and assured them that the association would give the matter careful consideration. It was afterwards decided to wait· till the public meeting before members supported the league, as they would have then heard the other side; it is understood that the three north ward representatives will attend the meeting. The secretary (Mr. Saxe) reported that the town clerk had...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. Northcote commenced their last match of the season last Saturday against University, and, batting first, made a bad beginning, but later in the afternoon, thanks to the splendid partnership beo tween Vernon and Bailey, made a fine recovery. Begg, Chesswas, Daley and Brown were out with only 11 runs on the board, and the whole of the wickets had been captured by Shugg for 0 runs, At this stage he was bowling well and troubled all the batsmen. Studley and Billings, by resolute batting, stemmed the tide of disaster for.a while and took the score to 33, when Studley, who had made 10 quietly, was well caught at leg by Shugg off Russell. Yeomans went cheaply, 6 for 37 being the miserable total at this stage. With Vernon in 63 appeared before Billings was bowled by Shugg immediately after the adjourn ment. He took 75 minutes to make 14 runs, but it was an invaluable innings at a critical stage. Bailey joined Vernon, and the two added 107 runs without be. i...
Jika Motor Cycle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
Jika Motor Cycle Club, A largely attended moeeting was held n" Mon~dly evening, l6th inst. The in terest that is taken gives promise of a large and successful club. The next meeting will be held on Monday evening at 8 at rooms at Preston'tram terminus, the vice-captain reported on the week ond tour to Daylosford.
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
,SECOND ELEVENS. The second elevens played at the Northcote park. University won the toss and had first use of a good wicket, The two first wickets fell for 28, but McDonald and Shelley, by free cricket, added 76 runs before McDonald was bowled by McPheo for 41. With the score at 121 Shelley was caught off Mce Phee for 51, made in good style. The remaining six batsmen made a feeble resistance,the exceptions being Trumble 38 and Woods 28, and the side was dis missed for 195. Northcote tried a new wicket-keeper in Stephens, who showed good promise. McPhee 3 for 36, Ahern 3 for 12, Wilkinson 2 for 22, and Trin nick 1 for 14 secured the wickets, Northcote, with a few minutes to bat, made 14 without the loss of a wicket. Both matches will be concluded to day.
DEATH OF MR. W. BRACE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
DEATH OF MR, W, BRACE, \V have to record to-day the death of Mr., W, Brace, whidch took place after an extended illness, at his residence, Christmas street, Mr, Brace, who was an old and rispected resident of the town, was an enthusiast in Horti" culture, his business being that of nurseryman and gardener, lie has always been an active worker in connILe tion with the Congregational church, being one of its deacons, Rev, A. R, Bunton will conduct an in memoriamn service at the church on Sunday even m e.
NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
NORT?H OTE PIorURE THEATRE The picture .progranmnes at this theatre is always on the up-grade and there is an ever-increasing public in terest shown. During the weQk the attendances have been large and the nightly album has been greatly appro ciated. The bill for this afternoon and evening includes two special stars-a senstltional Kalem success "lHer' Hus band's Friend" and an Edison war masterpiece, "Within I the Enemy's Lines", The feature on Monday will be "The Human Target," a dramatic story of stage life, For Thursday and remain ing nights a double attraction is offered, namely, "Chinese D)eath Thorn" and ''The Phantom Signal," an Edison rail road drama,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
'ýTICTORIAN JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION (First Grade, SEMI-FINAL, Clifton Hill A.N.A. v. North Melbourne District, at the Crox ton Recreation Reserve, This (Satur day) Afternoon, commencing at 8. The ... Business Man Appreciates Our prompt tailoring ser vice as much as the dis tinctive individuality of every suit we .turn out, and our extremely low charges, Our Suits are modelled on the latest London style. Our windows show the latest Summer Suit ings. For Well-Tallored Clothes come to us. TREVENA & SON, ' THIE RELIAIBLE GENTS' TAILORS 266 Smith Street, Collingwood Phone, Central 5410. Wanted GIRLS! GIRLS! K N ITTERS, WINDERS, FINISHERS. No Saturday Work. Good Wages. C. H. WARD, C. H, WARD, DUNDAS 'ST,, SOUTH PRESTON. C THARILES FOWLER, Carpenter and \J Builder. Houses put in thorough repair and re-decorated. "Hill Crest," 659 High Street (Regent Station), Nth. Preston. Our Easy Payment System makes Home . Furnishing Easy and Economical This handsome PARLOUR ' - "S U I T E --...
"FOR SWEET CHARITY'S SAKE." OPEN-AIR ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
"FOR SWEET CHARITY'S SAKE," OPEN-AIR ENTERTAINMENT. v Moving at the call of the greatest of ~l1 ail virtues, Northcote poured forth its r humans on Tuesday night in such num bers that even old residents declared that the crowd in the streets exceeded any past experience of a similar nature, Although the air " nipped shrewdly, I nevertheless the night was wil] suited t for outdoor pleasure, and when to this t was added the beckoning finger of the Austin Hospital for Incurables, it is not surprising that the Northcote citizens' committee has every reason to he proud of the prompt an-i generous response of I the residents'to duty's call. Phe pre vailing spirit was one of thorough enjoy ment on quiet, orderly lines, Tuesday's function was one of a series inaugurated by a local committee, headed by the mayares3, it bald of willing helpers ably seoonling the efforts of this represent alive executive in making a signal suc cess of the.movement, The proceedings commencedl with a torchlight ...
NORTHCOTE METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL. ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
NORTHCOTE METHODIST SUN. DAY SCHOOL, -4--- ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS. The anniversary of the Northcote (High street) Methodist Sunday School I was celebrated on Sunday last, when I special services were conducted morning, 1 afternoon and evening. The musical , portion, under the conductorship of Mr. Bert Cox (Miss Hooper organist), partook of the lightsome nature of the festival, and was rendered in a manner worthy of the traditions of the school. The Rev. Alfred Madsen preached to a large congregation in the morning, his discourse being received with rapt attention. The Rev. Val. Trigge ad dressed the afternoon gathering, and Mr. J. G. Membrey, M,L.A., occupied the pulpit in the evening, when the building was filled to overflowing, num bers being unable to obtainadmission. The anniversary was further cele brated on Wednesday evening, by a concert in the sch'ol hall, under the presidency of His Worship the Mayor (Cr. S. Dennis J. P.,) who, in his intro ductory remarks, warmly commend...
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MRS. T. W. BRANSGROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MRS. T. W, IIRANS GROVE. We regret to announce the death of an old and much esteemed resident, Mrs. Agnes Cleland Bransgrove, relict of the late Mlr, Thomas William Brans grove, of "Howard Park," Wood street, East Preston. The dleceased lady was born in Hamilton, near Glasgow, Scot land, in the year 1834. Having relatives in Tasmania she was pursuaded by them to come to the colonies, arriving in Launceston,. Tasmania, where, in the year 1858 she was married. Not long after this happy event the couple sailed for Victoria, and soon decided that Preston was the place in which to make tlceir new home. Ever since (a period of 54 years) the deceased lady has been well-known and highly, re spected in the district. Mrs. Brans grove, who at the time of her deaith was in her 80th year, had been in rather indifferent health for some time past, and the demise of of her partner in life proved to be a great blow to her. A paralytic stroke was the cause 'of the late Mrs. Bransgr...
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. Only at the March meeting of the Epping council Ia resolution was passed -- on the motion of Crs. I)ea (president) and( McCornmack- that an application be made to the Railway Department for a late ("theatre") train on Saturday nights. At Monday's meeting a reply was read from the Department stating that a theatre train would be granted one night in each month with the coming in of the winter time-table. There were considerable felicitations at the "shot.''" taking such good effect, as Cr. McCor mack remiarked when seconding the re solution, "If these things are not asked for they will never be got." 'Mr. John Tulloch, of Wollert, on Mon day notified the Epping Shire Council that he had received a refund of £9-17-9 from the Postal Department, this being the amount subscribed by residents of Wollert as a guarantee against loss in connection with the establishment of a daily mail. The revenue now amounts to 75 per cent. of the estimated deficit. Mr. Tulloch will now ...
PENDER'S GROVE SETTLEMENT To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
I PENDER'S GROVE SETTLEMENT To the Editor, Sir,-I desire to bring under notice of the public the manner in which the Closer Settlement Board manages af fairs. A prospective settler took up a block of land on the Pender's Grove Estate, and after he received permission from the board to build, he heard that the particular block of land had been sold to the Northcote Town Council for street purposes. He complaibed to the board about it. He was again informed that it was all right, "to go ahead and build." He, however, was not satisfied, and was making further inquiries, when he received a letter from the board, in forming him if he did not begin to build in April he would have to forfeit the block. He went to the Lands Office to see about the matter, when they in formed him that they were j ust about to write to him, to tell him that they had made a mistake; .that the block he held had already been sold to the Northcote Council, and that he could have the pick of any block on the estat...
PUNCH PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
PUNCH PARS, Lord Dudley, one time Governor General of the Commonwealth, had in his younger days the unpleasant experi ence of being "run in by the police" in London. He, with Benson, who was well-known in Australia as the Jubilee Plunger, and other rapid "sports,"'' were in the Field Club in London, when early one morning a raid was made, and all persons found there were arrested, and had to face the music. Sir Charles Russell, afterwards Lord Chief Justice of England, was in the club the same evenisg; but, receiving a friendly tip as to the proposed visit of the police, he made himself scarce just before the psychological moment of the raid. Sir George Reid does not leave us'with out an admonition. In fact, when we come to think it over we find he has been admonishing us right throughout his visit. He tells us on the eve of his departure that "we have been inclined to attend to things on the roof of our greatness rather than the foundations." This means that, in the opinion of our ...
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 21 March 1914
NORTHCOTE AND PRESTON FOOTBALL CLUB. The annual meeting of the above club was held at the Croxton Recreation Re 3serve on Thursday evening, when there was a very large attendance. Cr. Woolhouse, president of the club, occu pied the chair. Mr. A. J. Hotton, secretary, read the committee's report for the past year, which pointed out that the team on the field had contributed much better play than indicated by the.results-Won 5, lost 13. The balance-sheet showed re ceipts from all sources £385 5s, while expenses (including £50 14s, previous year's accounts) totalled £385 is 9d, leaving a bank creditof 3s 3d, The sum of £125 4s 6( was set against players' expenses, and £33 10s for trainers. The balance-sheet was adopted, The secretary reported that, as the result of concerts, the committee had been able to distribute an additional £47 14s among the players. If the sea son had been a good one better support would have been forthcoming, and there would have been sullicient money to pay ev...