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A CORRECTION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
A CORRECTION. To tho Editor. Sir. -In your issue of 14th iMarch, under "Northcote Electric Light Scheme" the following is reported:— 4,Cr. Plant stated that the council paid Mr. Ashman 5 percent, for supervision of the Council's Electric Lighting Scheme." This statement is not in accordance with my arrangement with the iMorthcote council, as I am only receiving half 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, j am surprised that he did not inquire as to the arrangements the coun cil nnd made with niebefore male in tr this I inaccuratc statement -Yours, &c., W. H, Ashman.
SELECTION OF LABOR CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
SBtiKCTION OF LABOR CANDID ATE. A ballot for the selection of a Labor eanditate to contest tile «Jika Jika seat at tlie State general elections will be taken on Saturday, 1th April, between the hours of 1 and 7 p.m., in the various centre:? of tV vt.-:K.i'li e •••re, rr-'^to:,. Thonibu;y. o»* roy, Fairfield and Heidelberg. Union ises alliliated with the P.L.C., and mem bers will he allowed to vote on present ation of their member's ticket.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
Church Notices. ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTIICOTE. Sunday Services: Morn inc. Rev. C. 1'. I.Ki:, Evoninp, Rev. A. C. Kkm-away. Collections for Clfi'fjy I'rovidont Kiind Monday, R p.m., "A Trip Through India," Miss M. Simpson. 10LY TRINITY, TIIORNIiURY I (Railway I'nrado). Sunday Services: II a.m., Holy Communion and Sermon •I p.m., Holy Baptism. 7 p.m., Evensong and Sermon. Rkv. C. W. Wood. A 1, L SA I NTS' CH U ItCH, A i'KKSTON. Mid-Lonl Sunday. S n.iri., Holy Communion. II a.m., Matins. 7.P0 p.m., "Man's I.it'o." Collectiins, Clrrpv Provident Kund. licv. H. C. A. Eva. NORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabliatli Services: Morning, Rev. .Iihin Adams. Eveninp, Rev. E. MoI.kan Sihkici, 15. A. t> i: k st o n r i: e s h y t e rian I ciiuuch. [ Sur.dny Scrvi?"s: & > i ,".v\vC".'ir.(I . Iv.».vvt. iV>. I!,\iKp (of Geelong). NORTHCOTE MKTHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 10a.m., Brotherhood. 11 fi.m., Rev. J. McLean Shugg, B.A. 3 p.m., Mr. W. H. Edgar. 7 p...
POSSIBLE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
POSSIKLK CANDIDATES. Great interest is naturally felt in the (luustimi as to who will bear the Liberal slug at. the next election. The nnmes of Mr. A, M. Louie, Cr. F. J. Plant, and Mr. Frank Maldon-Kobb have been men 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.
JIKA JIKA SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
JIKA JIKA SEAT. It was learned with surprise and nlso with oxtremn regret this week that Mr. J. (i. 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 large amount of pulpit and social reform work ho has been called upon to do, has t(Hd upon bis health lately, and the absence of his partner (Mr. Deane) in England at the present time, makes it I imperative that his business should get more of his attention. Mr. Membrey lias certainly been a magnificent locitl member. There are monuments of his successful endeavour in every part of the constituency. His successor will have no easy row to hoe. It i * not sur prising to hear that strong eiTorts have already been made both by public bodies and by individuals to get Mr. Membrey to re-consider the matter, but wc are authorised to say that decision is final.
The Leader JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, MARCH 21. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
1 "tailef .IUSTICB TO AMj. Published every Saturday Morninj;. SATUUDAY, MARCH 21. Messrs K. J. and J. S. Whulley, of the "Loader," will he leaving Tor England on n health and holiday trip on Tuesday. In (.heir absence thi' *'Ijt'iitl**!*** will be conducted by Mr. Then. Ford, a personal friend, with large journalistic experi ence. while the printing department will he looked after by our experienced and efficient staff. In the rush of get Ling 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 Uevoir through the columns of the "Leader." "Out of six travellers entering a rail way carriage, no fewer than live pro duced a "Preston Leader" to read," said Cr. Crispe on Monday evening, at the after-meeting of the shire council, "and the sixth," he added, "was a sub scriber." . This was rather Mattering testimony to the cirr-.ilr.tion of the local paper, and sti?*...
"FOR SWEET CHARITY'S SAKE." OPEN-AIR ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
"FOR SWEET CHARITY'S SflKt." Ol'IiN-A1R KNTKItTA IN M KNT. ; Moving i.t llii! ml) of I ho greatest of j nil virtues, Northcote poured forth its humans on Tuesday in such iiuin-1 hers that own old residents declared that the crowd in the streets exceeded any pant experience of a similar nature. ' Although tne air "nipped shrewdly," i nevertheless the ni'jht was well suited for outdoor pleasure, and when to this was added the lyekonin^ linger of the 1 Austin Hospital for incurables, it is not | surprising that tin* N.vrthcote citizens' committee Jwis every ;vason to be proud of the prompt ?m I generous response of the resident; to dllV/s /viil. Pho pre vailing spirit was o:»eof l!i ir■ »ti =chenjoy iik-iit on q-iiot, '-I'derly lines.. Tuesday's function wji-: on:* of aserie.; inaugurated by a local committee, headed hy the may.>res.?, a band of willing helpers ably >e:oiri:Mg th«* efforts of this represent ati .v executive in making a signal suc cess of the movement. Pho proceed...
EDEN PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
EDEN PARK. A j*oud deal ui" local interest was occasioned at thy election of the State school committee here, those elected being Messrs Preston" (chairman), Kowe (correspondent), Ellwood (treas urer), Mrs. Preston, Miss Robertson, and Messrs King and Watson.
NORTH COTE PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
NORTH COTE PICTURE THEATRE 'flu' picture programmes ut this ! theatre is always on the up-grade and there is ail ever-increasing public in terest shown. During the week the attendances have been large and the nightly album has been greatly appre ciated. The bill for this afternoon and evening includes two special stars—a sensational Kalem success "Her 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 Death Thorn" and "The l'liantom Signal," an Edison rail road drama.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
Ladies, pay Hattum a visit for your winter requirements. New tfoods just opened. [Advt.] mr Tailor "The very first Suit he tailored for me settled the ques tion. Material, cut, fit,-and'finish pleased me so well 1 simply couldn't pass him for my next.. Let him tailor you a Suit and see if you don't agree with me. His new 19M Suit ings are exceptionally line. Patterns post free if you cannot call. Cr: Smith St. and Johnston St. Colling wood.
NORTHGOTE AND PRESTON FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
NORTHGOTE AND PRESTON FOOTBALL CLUB. The annual meeting of the above club was held ut the Croxton Recreation Re serve on Thursday evening, when there was a very large attendance. Cr. Woolhouse, president of the club, occu pied the chair. Mr. A. J. Ilotton, secretary, read the committee's report for the past year, which pointed out that the team on the field had contributed much better piny 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 vear's accounts) totalled £385 Is 9d, leaving a bank credit of 3s 3d. The sum of £125 'Is (k! 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 £17 lis among the players. If the sea son had been a good one better support would have been forthcoming, and there i would have been sufficient money to p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
Produce Merchant*. J. A. Bostoek, HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTG, Wishes to thank his patrons for their past favors, ami also to inform them that he sells the best BOX FIREWOOD NEWCASTLE COAT.. ALTONA BROWN COAI., lit Melbourne Prices for Cash. Cut Green Hone, Vietorinn Chicken Meal, 1'igeon Peas, Canary Seed and Sand, also Shell Gri t for Fowls. All kinds of Produce at Lowest Rates. Agent for Northcole of Celebrated. Sickle B> and of Rktoktkii Charcoal. Plumbers. J. E. Thomson, PLUMBER mid C.ASFITTLR, 223 HIGH STREET, PRESTON. Plumbing in all branches attended to. Estimates for Sewerage Connections. Gas and Water Laid On. Water Mi ters Fixed. Pumps and Irrigation a Speciality. G. Chess was, LICENSED PLUMB EH, 7 Em Strbkt, Nobtucotk Sewerage and General Plumbing Work of every description undertaken : ; WCATER,..METERS FIXED Estimates Gi?en. Letters promptly attended to. Announcements. Under Entirely New Management The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, COLL I}N G,\V 0 0 D. Dinner from 12 to 2. ...
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16TH MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, 10th Mahcii. Present:—Crs. Dea (president), Mc Cormnck, McCoy, Browne, Wuchatsch, and (toss. COKItKKI'ONUKNCK. From Hoard of Health, calling atten tion to the regulations regarding cjlies tion of cleansing drinking" glasses, ice cream glasses, spoons, &c., at snorts and places of recreation. —Received. From Public Health Department, not ifying a case of pulmonary tuberculosis —Joseph Pratt, lipping. A second case was notified by Dr. Deijenliardt—John Peter Clarke, blacksmith, IOpping. Received. From Department of Public Works, intimating that £®> I.'ls Id had been allocated towards road to Thomastown settlement, council to spend .CIH (is Nd; nlso £75 to connect Thomastown settle ment with Plenty road, 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 H fur £1 basis. lie would be...
PRESTON POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 17th MARCH. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs Barrow and Ellison, J's.P.] A DISPUTED CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
PRESTON POLICE COURT. Tuesday, 17th mAlton. [Before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Messrs Barrow nnd Ellison, J's.P.J a DISPUTED clajm. J3. M. Kelso sued G. Hamilton for 30;'-, pricc claimed for a saddle. Mrs. Kelso,- sworn, deposed that she was the owner of a saddlery business in Plenty road. Her husband aeted as manager and had full control. Wm. Kelso, sworn, deposed that he was manager of the business in question. Had done work for the defendant on several occasions and had been paid for same. In July of last year defendant's sun-brought to the shop a saddle to be repaired. The saddle was in such a bad state of repair that witness said it was hardly worth mending. Gave the lad a second-hand saddle to take home to show his father, which could be had for 30 Later on he saw the lad who said that his father had decided to keep the saddle. The 30 - had not been paid, and there was an additional -1 - for other , work, making the total claim 31,'-. The saddle was returned to the shop after i some ...
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 16th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
PRESTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, Kith MAliCtl. Present:—Crs. Hraithwaite (presi dent) W«rr, Stanlnke, Allcbin, Crispe, Uricknell, Robertson and Howe. The minutes of Inst meeting anil, out ward correspondence were lead and approved. CHANT FOR PARK. The Department of Public Works wrote intimating; grant of .£20 for parks. - -Received. workmen's compensation act. £. nud R. Raifey wrote asking: to par ticipate in any business under the above Act.—-Received. electric I.IOHT. Applications for electric light received from G, F. Ayten, J. C. Kupsch, II. Clegg, R. J. Gardener and others were referred to electricclight commit tee. THE VALUATIONS. A number of appeals against. valua tions were received and referred to committee of the whole, CI.EANSINC, OK CLASSES. &C. The Hoard of Health wrote enclosing regulations respecting the immediate cleansing of [dates, spoons; glasses, &c„ used in hotels, eafus, and ice erenm shops; also conditions respecting the care of fish exposed for ...
A TRUNK AND A TROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
A TRUNK AND A TROUGH. "An elephant of mine," said mi an imal trainer, "lias 'been taught, to pump the trough in his winter quar ters full of water every morning. Old Mowgli showed his sense the other day. It was like this: One of the logs supporting the trough had got dis placed. The trough slanted, and ns fast ns Mowgli pumped the water in, it ran out to the floor. I watched him to see what he'd do. He pumped away for a long time before he noticed anything 'wrong. Then ho left the pump and came and nosed the trough over, grunting discontentedly. The thing was still empty; so he turned to the punvp again. Twice he stopped pumping; twice he studied the trough. Then, of a sudden, he gave a sharp, quick trumpet. He saw what the trouble was, and -with a thrust o' his trunk he dislodged the other log, and the trough rested, flat and level again, on the ground. Now, Without any difficulty, it could be filled; and Mow gli, with a grunt that said. There! I've settled that difllculty,' retur...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 21 March 1914
FOOTBALL. Tlii.' annual nu'iiting of tliu Northern District Football Chili will bit hold on Momluy eveninp nextuL the Commercial Hotel, when o/hcers for tho ensuing sea son will be elected. Mombers anil in tending members are invited to be pre sent. Preston District players commence practice to-day, meeting at 3 at tho Council Clulj Hotel. J raining nights Tuesdays and Thursdays. I