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Always a Winner. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Always a Winner. l1e was a well-known actor-mana ger, but he had had a had sea son, and was endl\avoulring. to re coup his losses by hettinig on horses. ''The glorious uncertainty" of the Turf, however, proved too much for him, and he resolved to give it up. "Well, my boy," said a friend of his whomn he had not seeni or soume time, "I hear you're backing fancy now. What's your pet tip for to dayv ?" "My- friend," said the actor-mana ger, "I'm going to baclk a horse to day on which I can't lose." ''What's that ?" said his friend. "You might give an old pal the tip." "It's called Commpnsense, bred by Experience and Know 3etter, and the jockev's name is Let It alone," was the reply. When washing oilcloth a table spoonful of painters' size added to a . pail of water will give it a glossy surfrace and make it wear' much better than when washed in the ordinary way.
PUFF PASTE FOR MINCE PIES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
PUFF PASTIE FOR MINCE PfIES. Wash well. half a pound of butter, working it with the hands so as to extract, all the salt and butter-milk. ''This will help to make the pastry more delicate. When well washed divide it into two cakes, and drop thrn into a basin of coll water. Fill a pinit measure with dry flour, put it into a basin, adding half a teaspoonful each of salt and castor sugar. Take one of the pieces of butter, wipe it, and with the hands work it into the flour. \'hen this is (done take a knife andt stir in enoulh cold water about half a cu1iful should I.e sullicient) to Ibring the piasite to the prolper conrsistency. and work iti up wit h the knife into ithe s'hale of a ball. I )ust the 1)stclhoarti over with Ilour, turn tlhe paste out on to -it \without touch ing. and roll out quickly and light ly. taking care not to break the pastry. When it is about a quarter of an inch in thickness take the rest of the butter, wipe it, and cut it into dice, and sprinkle them all over th...
W. J. SLANEY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
W. J. SLANFX . W. J. (or 'Wop') Slaney is travel lini to 3allarant on Saturday to race in the Ballarat railhay picnic eports. He is a paperlhanger and painter by trade. and is well known ui Bruns wick :and Cl'oburg as a spomrtsman-like rider and . very genial personage. He Ihas mamde his name on the road, and hnder tlhe -L.XW. he is, making . a name on the t.rack, and is a staunch meliber- of the Cobitig Climb:
AS HE GOT IT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
AS I11E GO(T IT. A newly-married lady was being in terviewed by the reporter of the lo cal paper .just after the ceremony. "And after the honeymoon where do you intend to settle ddwn," was his final question. "At the old manse," said the bride as she hurried away. The reporter thought it sounded a bit familiar, but he decided to iuse it, so when it appeared in print the report finished up S"After the honeymoon the happy couple intend to live at the old Wa1a'a?"
W. TEALE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
W. TEALE. W. Teale travelled on Tuesday to comlpete in the St. Patrick's Day sports at- Colc. W. Teale is a great rider, and will hInavo to prove his wolrth against P. Hlehir and other great riders of the L.V.W. He is of a very quiet disposition. an all-round athlete, and has occupied the position of the cllub with fidelity and judgment. He will have 50 vnlds handicap in tho Corangamite whleel race (one mile). and in the Federal wheel race (fire miles) 120 ya rds.
Saw Napoleon's Retreat. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Saw Napoleon's Retreat. In the district of M1eseritz a wo man ,who can prove by official papers that she was one hundred and twenty years old on October 15th has been found by the "Frank furter Zeitung." She is believed to be the only person in Germany who saw apotleon's arnimy marching on Moscow. Afterwards she saw the Russian Cossacks chase the ]French soldiers back across the frontier. The woman's nlame is Iledwig Stavne. She was born at Pleschen, on the ilussian frontier, October 15th, 1.793, being the dlaughter of an innkeeper. She remenlmbers well seeing Jerome's right wing of the (rand Army pass her father's door. The troops be haved tvell, she says, but "the beg gars would a't eat black bread," and her mother had to kill geese and chickens for them. The Cos sacks, on the other halul, are a ter rible mnemory for her. She says that her father fled l itlih all his cattle into a ncighlouring forest to escape the Cossacks, and for days she carried food to him.
Where Sound Cannot be Heard. A MYSTERY OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Where Sound Cannot be Heard. --------+-- -4 A MYSTERY OF THEI SEA. It is a singular and somewhat disturbing fact that there frequently exists at sea, in the urea covered by a fog, what might be described as a zone of silence; that is, a belt of space in which sound cannot be heard. ]t is the only thing of all othlers most dreaded by vuariners. There may he danger ahead--say, a deadly rock lying right in the vessel'-s course. The light that marks it, whether from lighthouse or light ship,. is hlanketLed by the fog, but the crew at least expect to hear the waxrinig blast of the foghorn. No such blast reaches themn. The sound is completely lost in the silence zone, and the tirst intiination they have of the ldanger is when the ves sel crashes on the rock. To this cause undoubtedly may be attributed sonime of the great disas ters at sea which have puzzled many shore people. There was the case of the Stella, for instance, which ran full tilt on the Casqluct l ocks, off Alderney. T'i'he S...
FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
FIOR)TNIG? TLY MEETING. T!" ortnightly meeting of the club was Ield al t the club rooms on Tuecs lay, 3rd inst., at 8 p.m. Tile meet ing was weUl attendedl . MIr. H. T. Munro being in the clhair. The bal ance sheet was read and adopted. It was decided to hold-a mile race in the I.C.C.A. Carnival (roand wheels). A. Broome wori the prize for no~iinating the most. membeus. J. Hetcher won the prize for most consistent rider last season. Owing to a mishap the bhal nmae sheet could not be printed in this issue, but will probably bo in next ISSUte.
CYCLING. COBURG CYCLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
CYCLING. 4+ COBURG CYCLING CLUB. The Coburg Club enjoyed an after noon's swimming at the Middle Park Iathis last Sunday. Thlere was a failr attendance, as these outings are prov ingr quite an attraction. On Satu(rday the club visited the Vellodrame, Bell stt eet. Coburg. Af tot some tiraiing riding wat s indulged in. .There was a pursuit race. W. Teale and C. Souttrin were pursued by A. Broomne and S. Hill, and the Inatter two won. A challenge match between C. Southern and W2 TeaTe was then raced on foot. C(. Southern wuas hIandicapped 10 :yards, and the distance was one'lap. C. Southern caught W. Teal in about 50 yards, butt near the finish 11. 'Teale put in a filten rua anid won t easily.
HOUR TEAMS' RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
HIOU1R TriEAMS' RACE. C. Jones and W. Warrick will pro bably start as favorites, as they won the Inast one at North Melhourne, and something great is expctetU of these men. This will be a fine race to watch. One man of the team (two in a team) rides at a time, changing whenever they wish. The Exhibition Oval is smalnler than NSorth Melbourne. and therefore there will be "more chance of a rider lapping tihe field. This was not done at North Melbourne, al thomugh F. Fisher nearly naccoumplished it. C. Mutton and T. Fisher are team ing together, and will prove a for midable pair. A. lroome and S. Hill are also from Coburg. -
£100 FOR A HORSESHOE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
£100 FOR A HORSESHOE. The Roads Improvement Associa tion of London, in conjunction with the R.S.P.CA., are offering £100 for a new, or improved, type of horseshoe that will pro vide horses with a satisfactory foothold upon the modern water proof road surfaces, and minimise the damage now caused to such surfaces by certain types of shoes now in uie.
"Nothing Venture, Nothing Have." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
"Nothing Venture, Noth ing Have." This is a favourite motto of the M.Pi. for Battersea, and he has half a hundred stories to quote in its favour. Once upon a time, he was conducting a huge demonstra tion in Hyde Park, and was him sel!f going round with the hat. A detachment of the Guards had been sent c down to keep order, and, prompted as much hy a spirit of mischief as anything else. John Burns marched upl to the otlicer in charge, and held out his hat. The oflicer put up an eyeglass, and staredl from the hat to John, and back again. John stared no less steadily at him, chinkiig the hat su:ggestively. "''Are you in ear nest '?" demandted the captain. " I '." Will this go to the women and children ?"'' went on the officer. "It will," wtas the briei reply., The glass tric ired from the officer'g jee, anrid half a sovereign dropped into the hat at the same monment.
A Mile Long Bridge in Twelve Days. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
A Mile Long Bridge in Twelve Days. -----+-9---- Some feats of extraordinary rapid construction have ibeen performed, at times, in the history of American railroadling ; but we do not know of axnything to surpass the feat achieved jointly by the Pennsrl 'vania and Lehigh Valrley railroads in the r.ebuilji:g- of ,over a mile of tto-track railroad Ir-idKe across Newark 1ay. which wa burned the night of June ith. The bridge, ,,h6: ftt lon. incluided a draw 2t. [eet bl?. 7In the reconstruction each roa,1 built one track, the Le high \;tll,' briige force starting fronm thr "es.t end of the bridge, and thie l'enns Ivania gangS work ing fr,om the opposite •end. The fire was yet in prorress when the recoratruct ion w?a~ decided upon and and the liars got. reajd-. )rders were gi'en ifor fourteen pile drivers, thirteen marine derricks, twenty-one scc ;ls, two lugs,six ca tamarans. five air comtpressors, three water-boats. two derrick cars, two loconmotive trains, three switch en gines, two ten...
Drainage and Street Improvement. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Drainage and Street Improve ment. In compliance wit~h a requisition from the East Brunswick Drainage and Streeb Improvement Association, the Mayor (Cr. J. Milvward) has gran ted ·the use of tho Town Hall for tilhe purpose of discussing tho future con trol of tramways. Tho Hon. Robert Beckett, M.L.C., deputy chairman of the municipal conference, who is in chargo of the Municipal Tramways Trust Bill. will by request. explain the situation from the standpoint of the municipalities. The mteeting is on 'hursdayv March 26, at 8 p.m., and the lMayor of llrunswick (Mri. J. Mill ,'ard), u-ill presi(de. . question of such great importance should draw :a largo attendanc.
Travelling Facilities. WEST BRUNSWICK TRAMWAY LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Travelling Facilities. WEST BRUNSWICK TRAMWAY LEAGUE. The executive of the 'Wcstl BlruI - wick Tranlwav Leaguo m,,t on Satur day nilght, and instructed the sccre tiarv to write to the North Bernswi.ck Ptrogtess Associntion. asking themn to, conrciine a conference o(f the vlarious PIrogeltcs Assoeiations. to urgt, upon the Brunswick Council the necessity of proceeding with. tthe work of opening up D'aly street. Westi B3runswick. It was generally agreed that it was necessary to open up this street with! a view to dir:ect com ununicntion with the City.
CURRANT SODA SAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
CURRANl TS SODA SAKE. 1lb. flour, 21b. currants, ilb. brown or moist sug r, -lb. butter, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoonfuls treacle, 1 teaspoonful bi-carboiate of- soda, pint milk. Method.-Mix the flour and soda, rub in the butter, add sugar an(il currlants, thcen tIhe treacle., milk andil hunton eggs. licat all w'ell together, fill in two well-hut tered cake mnioulds, and bake in a moderately hot o-ven for about 1- hours.
Rifle Shooting. BRUNSWICK RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Rifle Shooting. BRUNSWICK RIFLE CLTUB. A trophy shoot for trophies prese,. ted by Messrs. Pain. Yeomans. and Hartley, was held at Port Melbourne rangeo on Saturday. March 14. the con ditions for match being 14 shots at 600 yards; Scores : ~So. Hcp. TI'1. E. Clementt .... ..... 60 10 70 E. Esnouf ........ 63 6 69 A. Symons.. ...... 63 5 6(8 T. 1ighet~.; . . .. 57 9 65 TH. Templeton . .... . 5. 1 15 (6 G. ic . . .. .. .. 61 5 06 J. Leheny. ; :. :.... 60 2 62 J. Lyle .. . 57 5 62 A. .Tohnstn..o.u . .. 54 7 61 G. Moran I. .. .. .. 56 5 1 T. H:arper .. ...... 51 D I0 A. Rice......... 54 6 60 A. Slater .. .. .... 52 8 60 W'. Smith .. .. .. .. 53 4 57 .J. Young ......... 53 4 57 I,.. (:rgil .......... 51 5 56 I.. lT sring ...... .. .19 5 54 P. .\Alrsonl ........ .45 7 532 A. lhyntun ...... 32 1!0 4.2