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Re Curator for Brunswick Park. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Re Curator for Brunswick Park. To the Editor. 3hr. "Dookie. MicK?enie's resignation as cirator of the Briunswiek Park was sent to the Brunswick Council during the week,? inh d :therefore an early ap pointment~: .iiecessai'y. It is to be holpel tlihat the Parks and Gardens Committee,, who I iUnderstand are to4 riccivie- -nidc deal 'dith the applications,. will in. their wisdom . see that an apia pointni?lt::is maiede- from one of ot local ~ports..- lie Brunswick Footb Club ~r·e th i 'ui revenue getter ratep?vpers of thes c WtTh n& fron thie Blrunswi\ick Fooblali Cu: b lasth, season was well o0er £200, an-d mfo doubt the councillors: are cognisnnt of" tihe fnct. Before any appointment is: made they should carefllyl consider the applications of any leading foot 'haler and cricketer, as a good Foot hall Club is an advertisement for any district, and the better the club the greater revenue the Council derives frmon their efforts.-X ours, etc.. WIDE AWAKE.
Garden Fete. IN AID OF MINISTERING CHILDREN'S LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Garden Fete. IN AiD OF MINISTERING CHIL DREN'S LEAGUE. There was a large attendance at the garden fete in aid of the funds of the Ministering Children's League which was opened at Kilcoran, Walsh street, Coburg, the residence of Dr. C. P. Dyring, on Saturday, by Mrs. W. A. Watt, who was accompanied by the Premier. The affair was a great success. In declahriig the fete open, Mrs. Watt complimented the commit tee on the splendid results of their efforts, and commended the good work of the league. Mr. Watt said that the Ministering Children's League was an example of what. a charitable or ganisation could accomplish. The secretary of the League is Miss Ella Prestly, of 'Ormshy,' Moreland grove, and the manner in which the whole affair was got through and man aged reflects great~ credit on her, as success was only achieved by her un tiring efforts. Old Lady: I feel a presentiment that sometbing is gping to happen on this journey. Do you think there is any dlanger?' Statistic Friend: Eve...
Brunswick Tramway Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Brunswick Tramway Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of tile Bruns wick Tramway Football Club was held in. the car-house last Tuesday. Mr. Grifilan (in the chair) presided over a large attendance of members. The bahlance sheet, which was received and adopted, showed that the club had handled £4-1 for the season (1913), and there was a balance of £11 5s 5Md. .Having such a. big balance for a junior club. the committee tended the play ers a drag picnic to South Morang. which proved a very enjoyable outing. The club was congratulated on havingu attained such a high position on the ipremiership list, and their plucky game against Prahran in tihe final. Prahran having no less tihan eighit League and Association men .plaving for them. IMuch regret wns show\n by the conmmittee and players at the un fortunate accident that befel their sterling follower, Mr. E, Williams, Mr Williamis was supcrintendindIte he traf fic at Flemington Bridge Ilst Shiow day. and had his leg smashed...
Mr. Frank Hartley's New Catalogue. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Mr. Frank Hartley's New Catalogue. MJr. Frank Hartley, the 'ell-known tailor, hatter and mercer, of 333-35 Sydney road, Brunswick, has just is suted an exceptionally neat and at tractive catalogue giving the public de tails of thle goods supplied by him. Mr. Hartley has an enormous stock of first-class material on his premises fronm which the goods are made up true to the description in the cata logue, which comprise ladies' costumes from 75s., guaranteed not to fade, from twills and tweeds and new in color; also in best indigo serges, silk lined, fancy tweeds and pencil stripes, from 8Is. Ladies' raincoats can be obtained from 42s., suitable for auto mobiling, driving, travelling, etc. Gentlemen's American cut suits can be had from 50s. made from the finest material produced, whilst gentlemen's i'aincoats can be had from 42s., and Chcsters from 21s. As quality, work manship, fit anl style are guaranteed, the catalogue should be secured by every lady and gentleman. Hats, shirts, tie...
The Housing Problem. CR. BALFE ON LANDLORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
The Housing Problem. CR. BALFE ON LANDLORDS. Cr. Balfe said at the last Council meeting that there were two classes of landlords hero - generous and in generous; that somo squeeze the last shilling out of their tenants, whilst others take only a fair thing, and that ihe knew them well. That one will take 6s. weekly rent for a similir house that the rapacious aInndlord ex acts 12s. weekly for and gets out of the nnfortunate tennut; and that th:s fact alone did not make the task rt the city valuer an easy one, seeing that the rent received is a factor to be reckoned with by him in determin ing the annual value of a property. Cri. Balfe would confer a great 1oon on some residents who helieve they ar. paying excessive rents if he would dis close the names and addresses of the generous landlords, as thlere is a. per ennial demand for this class of indi vidual, and who if known genera!l. might be in danger of being mobl:ed in the rush which it is anticipated would be instantly made by pro...
Brunswick Park. CARETAKER McKENZIE RESIGNS [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Brunswick Park. CARETAKERL McKENZIE RESIGNS Mr.- McKenzie, the caretaker of Ithe Briunswick Park, captain of[:th Brunis wick Cricket Club and Brmunswick Football Club, wrote on Monday night asking the Brunswick council's per mission to resign his position as care. taker as from the 17th inst., as lhe had been offered a position with the fMelbourne Cricket Club and his duties were to commence on that date. The Mayor paid Mr. MIcKenzie a high compliment as a sport and gen tlenman, and acknowledged that his services had been of great value local ly andi he was heartily in favor of granting the desired request. Cr. Hickford also endorsed the May or's remarks and agreed that Mr. Mc. Kenzio should be allowed to resign and accept his new position. Cr. Fleming spoke in a similar strain. Cr. Balfe spoke in terms of Mr. McKonzie's sterling qualities as a gen-: tleman, and all-round sport, and al though he was sorry he was leaving Brunswick he. was pleased that Mr. McRKenzio waas iimproring .h...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Jr3viltit ich atlb Coburg l cacer. PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1914 General News. The Brunswick Park Clroquet Club on Saturday. the 2Sth. purpose hold ing a Gymklhann garden fete in the lirunswick 1Park, in aid of the Austin Hnospital and kindergarten movement. The Mlavoress of Bl rlunswick (Mrs. Mill ward)'. and the adit'es' Comnimittee are very sannguine of the suc(ess5 of the mo'-emeint. The uBrunswick Band will Ie in attendance. A well-atitended conunmitteCe meeting of the Brunswick and Coburg Hrti culturial Society took place in the handt-rooml reair of Town Hall. on Tluesday evenning. when larrangements in connection with the forthcoming show• which is to he opened by Lady Stanley on April Sth. were advanuced another stacge. \ la irge nnder 1of en tries have a'ready been rieceived, and eei ythilng points to a very success ful show. The parents of the childreitn attcnd iut the North Brunswick State school, No. 3179. met last n ight,. when the following person...
Municipal Election. W. S. McALPINE ELECTED AS A COUNCILLOR FOR COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
SMunicipal Election. W. S. MeALPNE ELECTED AS A "COUNCILLOR FOR COBURG. Tile extraordinary election necessitb ted by the election of Cr. T. O'L. Rey nolds as chairman of the Brunswick and Coburg Tramway Trust, passed off quietly on Thursday last. The candi dates were MIessrs. W. S. McAlpine, of Pascoe Vale, and Thos. Reynolds, the nominee of the Labour Party. The latter gentleman is no relation to the retiring coutncillor. The result was: w.: S. McAlpine ............ . 580 Thos. Reynolds (Labour)...... 392 oritt foi Mc lpmoi . .188 a smnkill co abot t8 30 - : i M lpi ii : iireturning: thanks for ]iis election, said that the :resuilt hoiwedc tliat if tLiberalism and Labour mlet in a striglht-out contest in Co burg, Libedalism would win. The elec tion had been fairly fought. Mr. T. Reynolds said that hlie was disappointed with the result and with the party he had represented that day. He believed that the result was due to the apathy of the Labour electors in Coburg. One of the counci...
He Asked for It. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
He Asked for It. The following bit of repartee must either have cleared the air or brought, on a storm. Which result followed is not stated. An officer known by his friends to be a rather "close" man, has had many a passage at arms with his wife by reason of that very close ness. On one occasion a friend had the misfortune to enter just as the pair 'ere ending an argument touch ing some question of household ex penditure. The friend was just in time to hear the husband say: "Marie, you cannot hoodwink me in these matters. Do you think that I have lived all these years for nothing ?" '"I shouldn't. be at all surprised," vwas the crisp reply.
Wedding Bells. SEWELL—POWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Wedding Bells. SEWELL--POWELL. On Saturday. March 14,. 1914, at t p.m., at the Church of Christ, Day ics street, Morelarid, Miss Ina Mary Seiell and MIr. Walter Arthur Powell were nmarri~td by ·the Rev. Mir. J. C. F. Pittman. The bridesnmaids were Miss Bessic Powell andt Miss Violct Proby, and MIr. C. Sewell acted as hbest man anld 3Mr. J. PIowell as grooms man. The church was nicely decora te(d by the members and friends. The choir sang the anthem, whilst Mr. N. J. Barrott officiated at the organ and played the Wedding March. :The chuirelh was cro6wdcd. "At 5;30 aboit· 150 guest's sat down to li'freakfwt,& iii the Lyceum Hall. Victoria street, East lr-nswick, Mr. F. J. Bird being in the chair. The following toasts were proposed: The Bride alnd Bridegroom,' hby 1r. Pittman (the bridegroom ire-c sponded): the 'Bridesmaids.' by Mr. C. Sewell (Mr. J. Powell responded), the 'Bride antd Bridegroom's Parents,. by Mr. Sitch (Mr. Sewell, sen.. and Mir. Powell, son., responded). Afte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
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Brunswick City Properties. A VALUATION REDUCED. CITY VALUER'S VALUATION SUPPORTED. DISCUSSION BY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Brunswick City Pro perties. A VALUATION REDUCED. CITY VALUER'S VALUATION SUPPORTED. DISCUSSION BY COUNCIL. At the last meeting of the Council Cr. Phillips strongly objected to the Police Magistrate's recent decision in reducing the annual valuation of a Brunswick City property from £24- to £16. and stated that the value was ri diculous and he wanted to know the grounds on which the remarks were hnsed. seeing that the property was valued h1 the ('ouncil's Valuer in con formtity with the principles of land valuation as plrescribed by the Local Governmenmt Act, and whose action he supported. Cr. Ilickford ohjected that the mat ter was a small one and that a storm was being raised in a teacup, seeing that out of the ten thousand of assess nIments only this small one was ataclk ed, and that it would require a micro scope to see it ahnlost, and that a lot of valnuable time was wnasted ihi discuss ing a matter of very little or prac tically no importance. Cr. Fleming thought the matter was...
Austin Hospital Appeal. CHARITY CONCERT AT COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Austin Hospital Appeal. ('HAITY CONCEIRTI AT COBtRG. TIhat tilhe committee of the above fund are working hlard to make their part of this appeal a success was shown hy the splendid attendance at the concert arranged by them at the Coburg Town Hall aInst evening. The concert was well worthy of the Mel. horn'e Town Hall. and all the artists gave their services gratis. Miss 3Ia hel Matitingly's fine voice was heard to advantage in The Cuckoo. and Charm 4f Spring.. and other contributions. Misses Runhy and Schiltze gave a pinano duet i?nn artistic manner. t1r C. Walker's songs. Rose of My Heart, a•nd l y Old Shako. were -well received. Mr.. A. G. lamb's fine tenor voice was heard to advantage in Bianca, and with Mr Edwards in the ducts Watchman. What of the Night. and TheI Banttle Eve. The Soutih Melbourne (Quartet Party greatly phlased the large audience present withl their sev 1eral contriibuitions. Mr. Dunn sang with nice tiaste A Porfect Day. and I Hear You Calling Me. Miss llohbtso...
1,250,000 Notes Without music. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
1,250,000 Notes Without music. -----+----- It has been said of Dr. Ianns von Bulow an, Ruhinstein that. if every note of music worth preserving had been destroyed, they could between them have reproduced every li:lne of it. Von IDulow once gave a series of twenty piano recitIs. wit hout a line of music, and striking approxi natel]y a million and a qtuarter noutes, each of which had to ,e re tained in its exact position in his memory ; and Verdi once, for a wager, played, faultlessly an entire opera, drawn by lot, which he had composed fourteen years earlier, and of which he was not allowed to see a note. "Did you hear that Johnson had married his typist ?" "No. H-ow are they getting on ?" "Oh, same as ever. When he starts to dictate she takes himnt down. From the summit of Mount Diablo, California, may be seen a lphenom enon of a curious description. Four times a year-once- every three months-the sun rises at such an angle that a shadow about thirty miles long is thrown on the plain...
Why the Gleam Faded. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Why the Gleam Faded. I He was an enthusiastic canvasser. and even the sounds of battle rag ing within did nIot prevent his knocking at the -door. A depressed and worn little man, with a battered expression, opened it. T''he caller expatiated on the beauty. excellence and uisefulness oi thlie book he waas selling. All was of no avail. At last a briliant thought struck him. "\We sell this book in palddled covers with roundllll covers. i \an would cover all .your books cheaply to match." The battered one showed a gleam of interest as he tingered a buimp on his forehead; but the gleamI fadled. "It would be no use,"' he said, dolefully ; "there woul still be the crockery and fire-irons."
MORE NOISE THAN WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
MORE NOISE THAN WORIK. "My dear, look here," said Mr. Simkins, as he stood on deck with his wife and pointed to a tug drawing several barges. "Such is life; the tug is like the man, work ing and toiling, while the barges, like wolmen, are-" "I know," interrupted Mrs. S., acridly, "the tug does all the blowing while the barges bear all the burden." He was one of those fresh you:ng fellows, given to the use of stale slang. At the breakfast table, de siring the milk, he exclaimed :- "Chase the cow down this way, pl'ease." "Here, Jane," said the landlady, "take the cow down to where tihe calf is bawling.:' Mrs. Joseph Chamberlain is a dlescendant of one of the Pilgrim Fathers. Paul Montrille, who died at Platts burg, New York, at the age of 31)fi, indulged in an hour's skating on. his 102nd birthday', . 19?0.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Professional Column. Miss Ete Irowne, SOPRANO VOCLIST. Teacher of Music. Singing, and Voice Production.. 144 Blyth Street, Brunswick. Voice Culture & ?roduction, Careful & Thorough Tuition. Terms Moderate. V. Poell?, 8. Albion St, West Brunswick MISS M. S. PANKHURST, D.M.S.V. A.L.C.M. (Registered Highes- t Grade) Teacher of Singing. Pianoforte, Violin, Harmony. Etc. Pupiil : .,,,e..a . , All Examinations. Visits .Mat-i s-.s. Moreland School of Music. also Branch Shop 334 SYDNEY ROAD BRUNSWICI. At Allan's Collins Street, City, Wednes days. Private Address: 123 PARK ST. PARKVILLE. Terms Moderate. PIANOFORTE. Miss A. Beatrice Schulte L,T.C.L. Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory. Pupils prepared for Examinations. 'Phone: Brunswick, 332. 131 THE GROVE, COBURG. Mr. W. Graham Weir EXPERT PROFESSOR of VOICE CULTURE, AND Miss Vera Weiir, DISTINGUISHED YOUNG VIOLINISTE, Receive pupils at 400 SYDNEY ROAD. INGING, Elocution, Piano, Violin (Man by System), Theory, Circulars, Tes tim...
The Cold Bath. ITS GLOW OF REACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
The Cold Bath. -4---- ITS GLOW OF REACTION. If you do not feel warm after a cold bath you had better not take it, for it is doing you no good. We do not take cold baths for the sake of cleanliness; cold water may w.ash off tile superticial dirt, but it does not extract the dlirt from the pores. We plunge into cold water solely for its invigorating effect and unless we get this effect from it we had better seek the in \igoration in some other way. Cold wnter alpplied suddenlry drives the blood from the skin iby constrict inFg the caplillaries. It also admin is ers a light shock to the nerves, which has an awakening effect upon all the muscles of the body. The capillaries being closed, the resistance of the bloodi to the heart rssure is greater. The heart, re s onds to this resistance l," greaiter ,ffort: it heats Imore rapidly and with stronLer fo)rce. T'he blood srges thrugh the body more :"iftly andi forces its way through ihe capilliries as scoon as the cold that has closed them i...
BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
BILLIARD TOITR.NAMENT. The. billianrd tournament ganimes aro progressing well, and in our next is sue the full replort and winner will be published. -Keen interest is being manifested. A street. urchin went into a grocers' shop and asked for a quarter of a pound of tea. . 'Black or, green?!: inquired: the gro cer. 'It ddesn't matter;: mister; it's for Swomman wh'bds blin,.'
White Men as Tit-bits. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
White Men as Tit-bits. Strange tales of cannibal tribes who look on a white mnan as a tit-bit are told byv the Rev. Cecil HIall; formerly of Jamaica, who has returned after seven months' travel in the interior of New (,uinea. 'After seceral days' journey,"'' he .tated in an interview, "I came in to the region of the cannibal tribes. who seemed very fierce. ?articularly was this the case with the Ki-ki tribe, who made a practice of pre serving their enemies' heads. ''lihen we got down to a valley we were able to chase away a nu1n her of men, but the women who were left behind were found to be drag ing heads with theim. They had at leiast two or three hundred heads in a pIreserved condition, and quite a number that had just be.Žn cut oil the bodies. "After this iVe came to mountain sloI es, and after climbing some dis tance-we estimated it at about 3,000 feetu-we canme on a tribe the men of which were more fully clad than the ordinary native of the country, while the women were coml;l...