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FEEDING FOR EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
FEEDING FOR EGGS. There are many wlio do not gtvo their birds soft food in the morning as they conBldor it coBts more than hard corn, and so Indu. es loss, but this Idea is a mistaken one, as fowls ted once a day on menl will produce (If a good laying strain) at least 30 or 40 eggs more per bird during the year in comparison with others kept under exactly similar conditions that are fed on hard grain. It must be re membered, too, that these extra eggs uro produced in the winter months with the ibreabfast soft food, just at the time when eggs are most valu able. One reason why soft food in the morning is most benelicial to the fowls is that the hard corn or grain takes a certain time to Boak into the - gizzard; but the soft meal passes in to the system immediately, and the fowl is nourished at once, so that no time is lost, and the llesli or eggs aro produced with less exertion than If hard corn wore given. It pays better to give the soft meal once a day, viz., in the morning, and th...
CRICKET. NORTIICOTE V. NORTH MELBOURNE. FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
CRICKET. NORTIICOTE V. NORTH MEL BOURNE. FIKST KLMVr.NS. This match, which was continued Inst Saturday, proved to lie one of the most interesting games of the season. Northcoto resumed baiting with the score at " for 210, but the remait iiifr three batsmen were dismissed for 10 runs, the whole of which were made by Bailey, wlio carried tiis I 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 nt ;IS, Shields be ng run out thiough u sn nrt return by Begg. Braschor and Spercer then took :lie total to HI, when Spencer was bowle 1 by Bailey alter scoring 23 quickly. Ktuckey was l&lt; oking danj.er ous when Bailey got throi gh his defence and bowled him. Three 'or 111. With the score unchanged Bnncher mishit a ball frflm Brown and was caught by Bailey. Cameron, after making 10. in which he gave two chai ces, was well caught by Hiscox off Ba ley. Six for 131. At this stage the game seemed to be all in N...
NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
NORTIICOTE V. UNIVERSITY. Northcotc commence thuir last mat.*h for the seassn to-day against University, the first elevens at Unive.-sity and tne second elevens at Northtote. A c.ib will leave the town hall for University atM o'clock. Teams—F.rst eleven Bailey, Biliings, Brown, 3egg, Chess was, Daley, Lugton, Mitchell, Studley, Vernon, Y ?omans. Seco nd eleven— Ahem, Frirnd. Hiscox, Hamilton, Mc Phee, James, Plant, Stevet.s, Trinnnick, Tresidder, Wilkinson.
BACK TO NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
BACK TO NATURE. The waist lino which crat was so slender, And sometimes -was high and then low, Is now disappearing completely, As pictures in fashion books show. I looked for the reason and found it, Add so pass it on in all haste; . We liavo cried, all these years, "Back to nature!" And In nature, you know, there's no waste. '—Cleveland "Plain Dealer."
EASIER TO WRITE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
EASIER TO WRITE IT. Prior to the epoch-making moment when Ills love triumphed over his na tlvo "bashfuinesB young Askam would have maintained against any odds that the hardest tiling in life wns to propose to the girl you worshipped. Afterwards, however, lie decided that the proposal was simply child's play compared to asking tlio consent of ills father-in-law elect, although that estimable old gentlomau was a great friend. Flushed with success with the daughter, lie felt filled with the spirit of a hundred conquerors, and reck lessly insisted upon seeing the father at once. But upon reaching the li brary the spirit of the hundred con querors suddenly evaporated and. loft him with pale face and trembling knees and chaotic mind. "1—or—er " he stammered in sulllclently. "Indeed!" observed the old gentle man, chuckling. "Then you're no more than human." "Ha, ha!" gnspfcd Mr. Askam, hys terically, pretending a hilarity he waB far, far from feeling. "How Is your mother?" a'sked the old g...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. THE TANGO DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
FROM VARIOUS 8OURCE8. THE TANGO DANGER. Wo hope tills tango erazo docs not attack our wife. Young Mrs. Gc'bsa Oolilc, the aged banker's third help mate, has fallen a victim to It. Wit ness the story culled by our reporter. Our reporter tangoes, It seeniB, right smart, and nt the recent house warming of Georgo Mltzler's new Pal ace Hotel, I'enn and Mrs. Gobsa Golde did tlio tango so well Uiat they were the cynosiiro of nil eyes. At midnight old Gobsa told hlB wife gruffly that It was time to go. The young lady nodded, went quietly to the cloakroom, took her husband's lint and threw It In the stove. Then she returned, mid said that just as soon as Gobsa had got his hat and coat and ordered the carriage around, she would he ready to depart with hlin. Slio had Beven more danceB with young Penn before the trouble was settled by landlord George lending Banker Goldo a cap. Yes, we hope the tango crazo does not attack our good wife. -Cinnamin* I son "Scimitar." Tho married life of Mra. Ada ...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, ck and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. III. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBEUTON. I'Mbllshed-by Arrangement with Ward, ok and Co. Ltd., Lorn!, and Molb. All Rights Reserved. II was nearly ono o'clock when tlicy. returned to the cottage—Leila was .waiting for thorn on tho road. She must have run In and out of tho cot tage a Hundred times since they went; perhaps.she had reproached herself as many because she let them go. It Is true that she thought bUo know all albout Sir Hugh Donald, 'baronet, of Aberfoldy Castle. Why, surely everyone at Newcastle could tell you hlB story and she heard It twenty times since the yacht Christahcl set his •party ashore. He was a very rich man and she was so poor. The Blmple esWmato of riches and poverty came swiftly to the woman's mlnil for the child's sake. Perchance alio was animated .by tho hope that she would make a friend of this man—she who needed a friend so sorely. rThe great car came slowly up to tho cottage, Desdy standing ns it came to a halt, and beginning already to tell her of his ...
TROUBADOUR PRINCE NEW NOCTURNES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
TROUBADOUR PRINCE NEW NOCTURNES. Prince Mirko, the second son of King Nicholas of Montenegro, who arrived in London on Monday (says "The Daily Express" of January 7), gave an inter view- to on "Express" representative yesterday. It will bo remembered that the Prince won many laurels during the recent war, when ho persisted, in sharing the hardships of his soldiers, and ^nearly lost his life before the walls of Scutari. The ten months spent in the marshy region of the River Boyana, when Prince and soldiers were constantly in territory where the mud came up to their knees, has, however, told on the health of the Prince, who has been or dered to the Riviera by his medical ad viser.. He leaves to-day on his way to the south of France* but will spend a few days in Paris on business. : "Chis business is In connection with my favorite pastime music," Prince Mirko said to the "Express" represen tative. . "I have decided to publish' a dozen or so of my latest compositions, as I am anxious to...
BATTLE OF BISHOPS KIKUTU AND ITS ISSUES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
BATTLE OF BISHOPS KIKUTU AND ITS ISSUES. (By iC.G.O. In "Dally News and Leader.") When tho heather is dry a small spark will sot It alight, and tho (lames will travel far. That Is the explanation of the flerco conflagration that Is raging In tho Anglican Church to-day. Tho spark that fell at Kikuyu in Juno drop ped innocently enough, upon -a train that led straight to tho powder maga zines of the Church. 'That tho storm should.have como from Africa is in ac cordance with precedont. The desert, wo have been told, is the home of the heresy. And yet it would bo difficult to conceive a people less likely to be con cerned about orthodoxy or heterodoxy than.the simple pagans who dwell in the highlands of the Kikuyu country, east of ^Victoria Nyanza and a little south of the Equatori They are an in nocent folk, living priinltlvo lives under their chiefs, wearing strango ornaments and subject to the magic of tho artful medicine man. ! THE TWO BISHOPS. To them, enter the missionaries. They r...
RUSSIAN FARMING. The Cereal Output. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
RU39IAN FARMING. The Cereal Output. Fully 75 per cent, of the population of Kuasla finds its chief means of sub sistence In farming. The output of cereals In Jlussla has expanded rap Idly in the Inst deendo, owing to the adoption of improved methods of cul tivation. During the Inst llfteen years ihe population lias spent over £1,000,000 ill the purchase of im proved farming implements. At tho same time, tho organisation of • tho Department of Agriculture has been extended,' agricultural associations have formed experimental plots, and, as the result of all these efforts, tho ^technical aspects of farming are vis ibly improving. Tho gain in the quantity and quality of the crops lias increased tlie rental value of tho land,
THINK FOR YOURSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
THINK FOR YOURSELF. In educational matters the most Im portant matter is often neglected by teaching children the thoughts of oth ers instead of cultivating their own power to think, the necessity of Which must impress itself on any thought ful person, who must realise that the thoughts, etc., of good men, ranging back 10, 15, 26, and 50 years, are not in ail cases the thoughts of to-duy or adaptable to the present conditions; Thus in all educational matters the ono ijiotto stands good, "Think for yourself." And now what do wo And when we take a number of young men, who are not dependent on what is generally called education for the'ir sustenance? If they have ■ been 'brought up in. a. homo where they have not been taught to think by their paronts or guardians, or forced to do so by poverty, we llnd Invariably that those people who have not been taught to think are deficient also in will power, and as temptations como In their way they yield to same. Some of you must know of some ho...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. When cleaning knives damp thorn ibefore rubbing on the boards; this will produce a better polish and they will clean .much quicker. To impart a delicate odor to linen, saturate a piece of cotton 01- blotting paper with oil of lavender and place It among the various articles. A little ibag of sulphur suspended In a bird-cage is not only healthy for the bird, but keeps away the parasites with which some birds are infested. If wood worms are In old furniture rub constantly with turpentine. The polish made of turpentine and bees wax is to be preferred to any other for this cure. When boiling a haddock fasten the head to the tail, add only sufficient water to cover, and boil slowly till cooked. Haddock is hard and indi gestible if boiled fast. Old nail holes in wood may be filled up by mixing sawdust with glue till it is the consistency of stiff paste. Pess this compound iiico the holes, and It will ibecome as hard as the wood it self. When jars and jugs have been put a...
The Archdeacon. I. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
The Archdeacon. No acquaintance called him by any other name than the Archdeacon; but dimly it was remembered by his friends that he had been baptised "George." A fat and kindly man he was, who oozed benevolence from every human pore, had a voice which should have come up from 4jie depths of the sea, and a hand which touched all things with gentleuess. The friendship between Hugh Don ald and the Archdeacon was of old standing. Hugh remembered the. ami able cleric at Aberfeldy almost as long aB lie could remember anything at all. The truth was that the Very Rev. George Hedges fished both for the souls of men and the bodies ot salmon, qnd was almost equally suc cessful at either vocation. To him, Hugh Donald was as his own son— and in this light he thought of him as he sat upon the bridgo deck of the yacht Chrlstabel that aunny after noon and listened to the golfers' 'bab ble. A woman! The Archdeacon prick ed up his cars at such talk. 'lias he known her long? Did you say he met her on...
A PRINTER'S TYPE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
A PRINTER'S TYPE. What a wonderful thing is a printer's type! Assembled with other letters into words and sentences, it brings to us throug i centuries long past, the vital thoughts from the mind of genius. It brings from lips long crumpled into dust the stirring call to duty, the message of hope, c-f charity, of love and of forgive ness. As life goes on the power of the letter grows. Vast machines take it with i'-s follows, marshaling into ranks and lii us, and its impress is whirled to vast distances—awakening and making true the hopes and dreams of men. We who place the letters day by day will past, and they will fix our memory ac cording; as we are worthy or unworthy. This Hi tie leaden particle is the recorder of the world. It is the herald of the world lu come. - A. N. MoQuilkin. Harry Hawker, the Australian avia tor, ho ds that coolness and presence of mind r.iv naturally more necessary in flying than in motoring. On the day that he made his ascent at Caulfiefd a collision be...
CRIMEAN VETERAN STIRRING CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
CRIMEAN VETERAN I STIRRING CAREER. At the inquest, held at Woolwich yes terday, on Thomas Squires, S3, a pen sioner from the Royal Engineers, who lived at Westdale road, Plumstead, a i son of the deceased man (says "Tho Daily Telegraph" of January 7) stated that deceased enlisted in the Royal Sap pers and Miners (subsequently the Ttoyal "Engineers) in 1S47, and was dis charged in 1871. Over eighteen of Ills 23 years of servico was spent abroad, lie first took part in tho first Kafllr war, and on returning from tho Capo he" volunteered for servico in tho Cri mean War, and was present at tho siege of Sebastopol and other engagements. He was one of the first to go to tho Crimea, and one of the last to leavo. He held the first Kafllr, Crimea, and Turkish medals, and possessed three good-conduct badges; ho retired with the rank of sergeant. Despito his long war service he was never wounded. The evidence as to Squires's death showed that at the end of November deceased was knocked down by...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
Board and Residence W.*1 NTIOl) Two Respectable Mun to b:>ard; private family; comfortable home. 5 Livingstone St., S. Preston. Wanted to Sell y EW Canvas Tent Fly, IS x 13, cheap. 78 Helen St., Northeote. POT Plants, every description, Trees, SI rubs, &c., Saturday afternoon. W. Pickering, Gooch and St. David Sts., Northeote. SIDEBOARD, Kauri, good order, no further use, cheap. 5&lt;i Collins St., Upper Northeote. Lost and Found LOST, Sunday, Black Pointer Bitch Puppy, white on chest. Reward. H. Lemmon, 8 Jeffrey St., Preston. Wanted GIRLS! GIRLS! K N ITTERS, WIND EKS, FINISHERS. No Saturday Work. Good Wages. C. H. WARD, C. H. WARD, DUNDAS ST., south PRESTON. Suites re-upholstered equal to now at prices that get and keep customers. Combination Dinincroom and Billiard Tables kept in stock and made to order from £17 10s up. All accessories on hand. We shall call on receipt of your card.—f. ROBERTS, Lower High St., > (near Union St.), Nortlicotc Sth. Phone, North...
LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
; LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OF " PROBLEM The sixth annual roport of tho Lon don Traffic Branch of tho Board of Trade, issued last week as a Blue Book (Cd. 7190), Indicates (say "Tho Times" of Janatiry 16) tho magnitude of the problem confronting the traffic authori ties of London. After giving details; of* the area and population of Greater1 London, tho-report explains-tlmt the Outer Suburban Ring, with a radius from tho centre of London to the clr- j cumference of about 30 miles, comprises an extra 2115 square miles approxim ately, with an additional 1,219,788 in habitants, giving in all a total popula tion of 8,471,146 to bo considered, spread over an area of 280S square miles. This vast population exceeds not only the population of Ireland, Scotland, and the Commonwealth of Australia seve rally, but even exceeds that of the Do minion of- Cannda, with an area of 3,730,000 square miles and a population in 1911 of 7,205,000. A very interesting table shows the enormous growth in the n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Compensation Act 1914 This Act l|»s passed both Houses of Parliament and will shortly become opera tive. J t is obligatory upon every employer of labor (includ ing those employing domes tie servants) to take out a policy of insurance, and failure to do so renders the employer liable to a penalty of .£2 in respect of each uninsured worker, and a further penalty of .£1 for every week during which he foils to take out a policy. Stott & Bastings ' Have been specially ap pointed for Northcote, I'reston, and Fairfield, by the lending Companies to issue policies to insurers at lowest rates. All information, rates. &c., at their offices: HIGH STREET, N0 IITHCOTE . (corner Westbourne Grove) HIGH ST., UPPER NORTHCOTE (corner Normanby. Avenue) - STATION STREET, FAIRFIELD. Tel. 1970. Notices*. DRUIDS' gala and bazaar IN All) OF • ' ■ THE AUSTIN . HOSPITAL AND FREE kindergarten. As Preston is not" furnishing a Stall at the above, will those, who wish...
CEDAR OF LEBANON IN ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
ClJDAIt or lJJISANON IN KXGLAND Cedars of Lebanon, reported to bo rapidly disappearing from their native range (says "TheWostmliiKter Gazette") were Introduced into England during the first half of the seventeenth cen ! tury. Thoy have flourished admirably with us, though the Kcw authorities do not agree with King Solomon about the valuo ot' the timber, which may possibly have suffered in quality from the change of climate. Somo of our finest specimens are alleged to com pare favorably for dimensions with the largest of the HiO patriarchs that still linger on the slopes of lx»banon. Of late years*, either cedars of Lebanon or the closely allied Atlas cedars have almost invariably been planted instead of tho traditional oaks to commemorate Royal visits, being of more rapid growth and equally majostlo propor tions.
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, 9th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 14 March 1914
NORTHCOTE TOW* COUNCIL. ! MONDAY, flth MARCH. Present:—Crs. Johnson (chairman), ljnstirigs, Scliwncbscli, Mason, Plant, Smith, Glanfield, Uedmoml, Hayes, Mc l)onell, Tharratt nntl Henderson. ; The miiyor was nbsent in Baliarat on ollicinl business. WATER EXTENSION REFUSED. ■ The Metropolitan Board of Works wrote stating they could not recommend extension of the water in Christmas St and Keilett streetntpresent.—Koceivcd WATEIt FOR' UOIIERTSON' STREET; The Board agreed.to extend the water in Robertson street, from termination of existing main, northwards 31 chains.— Hecoive&lt;'. KIRK ALARM CLYDE STREET. This Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board wrote stilting thnt it was unable at the present time to place a lire alarm in Clyde street, hut would consider the matter when the lire alarms of the town are being: revised.—Cr Redmond moved that another application he.made, as a lire alarm was very necessary there. Cr. McDonell seconded.—Carried. TIIK CLAIM ON MRS; OI.IVEIt. The Metrop...