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NORTHCOTE SPORTS CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
NORTHCOTE SPORTS CARNIVAL, The Northcote Recreation and Cycling Clnb held its annual carnival at the park on Saturday afternoon, in the presence of a large muster of visitors, Owing to the heavy thunderstorms of the previous day,. the cycling track was heavy, and slightly favored the stronger competitors, but the pedestrian events were run off under ideal conditions. The secretaries were well forward with their work, and their labors were ably seconded by the stewards, who worked hard to make the meeting a success. 'the judges and umpires gave satisfac tion, although called upon to decide some very close finishes at times, Tihe fol lowing were the results : . Grand Challenge Whipper race, of £20.-P, Bevan's St. Elmo, 1; J. Bur ton's Jacamiar, 2; J, Sheppard's Gay Bob, 3. Northcote Recreation and Cycling Club's bicycle race, one mile.-First heat: G,. Patching 110 yds.,, 1; W. Mathieso(n, 100 yds,, 2; J. Collins, 13 yds., 38. Second heat: J. McGrath, 90 y?ls., l; P. Wattorson, 160 yds...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
MR, & MRS. CLEVELAND Professors and Teachers of Refined Ballroom Dancing, give STRICTLY PRIVATE LESSONS, any hour, daily, evenings, and hold Sul'~anlo ADULT BRGINNERS' CLASSES on Mononday Even ings, 8 to 11, And on Tuesday Evenings Wednesday ,, Instruction, 7.30 to Thursday ,, (. 8.80 Friday ,, Practice from 8.80 Saturday ,, A Id on Saturday Afternoons, 3 to 5,30, At their Academy, No. 264 DRUMMOND ST., CARLTON. Call, Write, or Phone 5608., Prospectus Post Free, Announcements. UNIER ENTIIIIY NW:\V -- MANAGEMIENT - The RegalCafe 08 SMITHI STREET, COLLI:N G:1VO O I), Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladies' Afternoon Tea a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. Only the Best Confectionery'lkept [in stock, SPERO & VLASOPULOS (late of Vienna Cafe), Proprietors. E. M. KELSO Wishes to intimate to the Public of Preston and district that he has pur chased the old-established SADDLERY BUSINESS, and has removed to 131 PLENTY ROAD, PRESTQN, and has equipped it with an entirely Neow Stock, comp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
Church Notices. \ LL SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTIICOTE. Sunday Services: Morning at 11 and evening at 7, Rev. A. C. KELLAWAY, M.A. Passion Week Services each evening at 8. Monday, Rev. C. H. BARNES. ,Tuesday, Rev. A. C. KELLAWAY. Wednesday, Rev, H. H. GARDNER. Thursday, Rev. C. W. T. ROGERS. Good Friday, 11 am., Rev, A. C. KELILAWAY. ITiOLY TRINITY, THORNBURY _ý1 (Railway Parade). Sunday Services: 8 a,m., Holy Communion, 11 a.m., Morning Prayer and Sermon. 7 p.m., Evening Prayer and Sermon. Good Friday, 12 to 3 p.m., Three lnurs' Service; 8 p.m., Lantern Ser Vice, REV. C. W. Woon. SIL SAINTS' CHURCH, .1 PRESTON. Palm Sunday. 8 a.m,., Holy Communion. 11 a,m., Matins, Address, and H.C. 7 p.m., The Passover. Rev. B. C, A. EVA, 17ORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabbath Services: Rev. RoBERT M. FImcGU, M.A., of (;eelong, will preach morning and even ing. 1)RESTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Sunday Services: Morning at 11 and evening at 7, Rev. W. W. BOYLE, NORTHCOTE METHODIST CHURCHES.' Sunda...
Northcote and Preston Football Club. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
Northoote and Preston Football Club, To the Editor. Sir,-Adverting to "Well-Wisher's" reply I must apologise for taxing himn with not having the knowledge of the position of the club when playing in the Northcote park, as he has disseminated a great amount of information showing how successful the club had been when playing at the south and of the town, v dealt with their progress the last few years they were there, and did not go back to the remote ages, as he has done. A little friction existed, according to him between the N.F.C. and the Parks Committee. There was a great deal. The club had one represeitative on that body, who vas always in minm ority, and every action taken was to the detriment of the football club. 'l'h1e cricket club had their own l)aid mem hers on the gates and elsewhere about the ground during the matches, whereas at present the gatemen refund their payments, IHis enthusiasm appears to me to be to shift the club to the park in the interest of the cricket com...
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. 'Ihi, Eplping Shire ilall was packed to ti?e doors Ion 'TI'usday eveninig Iast, when an entertaimiiient was given in aid of tihet Children's IHospital. One reasonll, of collrset, for the large ggather ing wa\s the olbje?ct of the entertaiu iiint, hut there was also the fact that tIn' Epping Aimalteur Dramatic Club was taking the boards for the first time. It can certainly be said that there has nevetr yet 't.'n .suclh an up preciatiive autlinrce in the Shire HalIl, alnd the re't'ption given the lltuihers of thl crlub at the coniilusion of the piiece was sulliciunt evidence that tihe entelrtainmienll, had I her Iip to expectSt tiot.s. 'I'h cllub has only l ately IiCenl forhted lby Mr. Martin Ilrophyiv, on \l ho?,n devolve? d the work of produoting "Thel (lirl fronm 'T'riangle lhanch." That gentle'iani is deserving of iall Ipraise' for the ellicient way in which hlie rehearsed the colmpa ny, and tile Sil'cess s'ored can erta inly ho redi hdal to him. 'The phiy, whic...
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
CHURCH NEWS. Rev. R, M. Fergus, M.A., of Geelong, will conduct both services at Northcote Presbyterian Church to-morrow. At All Saints' Church, Preston, the hour of the Sunday evening service will be 7 p,m,, starting to-morrow. Congregational Church, Northcote. The Rev. A. Bunton's subjects for to morrow are :-11 a, m., "Commencement of Fifth Year of Pastorate;" 7 p.m., "An Old Testament Study." The first anniversary of the Pender's Grove Methodist S.S. will be celebrated on Sunday, 19th April. Easter Sunday and Monday will be the occasion of anniversary celebrations of the Thomastown Methodist Church, special services being conducted on the former day by Rev. Thos. Copeland, of Canterbury, and on the latter a tea and public meeting will be held. The usual picnic will take place on Tuesday, 14th. A special sermon to young women was preached by the Rev. R. W. Rock at the Northcote' Presbyterian Church on Sunday evening, when the church was crowded. The preacher lield the attention of...
NORTHCOTE BAPTIST S.S. SCHOLARS' NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
NORTHOOTE BAPTIST S.5, SCHOLARS' NIGHT. The anniversary coelbrations in con nection with the aIo\v, Sunday school were brought to a conclusion on Wed nesday ovening, with the scholars' night and distibutiton of prizes. The church was packed, late comers having to hu s:atislied with standing room only, The pastor of thel church, the Rev. B. llewison, occupied the chair, and mIla( all earnlest appenl to parents to encourage the clhildren in Sundlay school work, eie congratulated M1r. .\rland, the superintendent, on the success of the work done' by himsIlf and stalf of teachers, undetr whose charge the school lhd nmade good pro gross. Ilo was very pleased to see such a large numberho' presenit, among whnom was the Rev. Mr. Nichol, the first pas tor of the church in Northoote. Thei secretary, Mr. \Wa'rdrop, sub initted the eightl h annual report, whicli stated that tihe year lust passed had been one of the Ibest fori the school. )llrinla the term they wvere ulnfortntll'll ini laoing the...
BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
BASEBALL. The annual meeting of the Northcote Baseball Club was held on Tuesday evening, about 30 members being pre sent. Mr. W. S. Stott presided. It was agreed to apply to the Victorian Baseball League for admission to the A grade, as the club last season was suc cessful in winning the 13 grade pre ship. Mr. Stott was again electeu pre sident, E. Walker secretary, Messrs Thomson and Mitchell delegates to V 13. Leargue, and Messrs Yeomans, Thomson and Walker executive committee. Prac tice starts to-day at the Northcote park at 1 p.m., and efforts arci being mad(e to arrange practice matches for other dates. It is requested that all intending players will get in touch with the secre tary as soon as possible. The report on last season's play was of a most satis factory character. Mrs. Mary Roberts, aged 50, died suddenly at her residence, 130 Mitchell street, Northcote, yesterday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
Meetings NORTHERN TRAMWAY EXTEN T SION LEAGUE, A Meeting of the above will be held at the Albion Hotel on Thursday Even ing next, at 8 h'clock. W. HI, SMITH, Hon, See, Property Sales. On Wednesday next, 8th April, at 3 p.m., Stott and lHastings will olffer by public auction, at the property 12 and 14 Separation street, Northcoto, two brick cottages, under instructions from the executors. We direct attention to the important sale of properties this day by Stott and Bastings, particulars of which were advertised in aur last insue, ,COMPULSORY INSURANCE Workers' Conmpensation Act 1914 This Act has passed both SHouses of Parliament and will shortly become opera tive, It is obligatory upon every employer of labor (includ-' ing those employing domes 'tic servants) to take out a policy of insurance, and fflilure to do so renders the employer liable to a penalty of £2 in respect of each uninsured worker, and a1 further penalty of £1 for every week during which he fails to take out a policy....
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 30th MARCH, 1914. Before Dr. Cole, P.M., HIs Worship the Mayor, and Messrs. Brown and Johnson, J.'sP. Cadets. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
NORTHCOTE POLICE COURT., ION)NDAY, 30th MAIRCHI, 191.1, llefor e Dr. ('Cole, P.M., Ills WoVrship the Ma10yor, and Messrs. Brown and Johnson, J.'sP. Cadets. (Cmlplaintts a gainst lerbert A. lBuck, Thus. \Wod, V'ernlon Iaus, Albert Alard, and J. l e(N. Scott, who were cliarngel with various small breaches of diit'liinie as cadets, were Lpostponed fLor lhLarinor 1.I reeks, in o'rder to afford th ladis a chancee to exhibit nmore sol dlitv t conduct. .I. "shppalrd, on a cehaiere of travel lin ili aI Irnit\'wa carriage without a ticketi firom Prinices Bridge to Croxton, was lined 2s lid with 2s lid costs, l)e iendaInt said the offence was uninton tionial, as le had applied that mornlng at Croxton for a iweeikly ticket to As IL nale, and was told that lie would ha\'e to iset it t the city olicto. 1.. A. WVaterhouse, on a similar imn plaint, pleaded guilty, aiid was lined '- d with Ii s O'd costs. A 'iimber D)ispute. David Illohrts suied I). Munro and Sons for detentionl Lof certain timber ...
TRAMWAY EXTENSION. PUBLIC MEETING AT PENDER'S GROVE HALL. AN ABRUPT ENDING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
TRAMWAY FXTENSION, - PUBLIC MEETING AT PENDER'S GROVE HAL,. AN AIiIRUPT ENDING. A meeting, convened by the Northern Tramway Extension League, was held in the Pender's Grove hall on Tuesday evening. There was an attendance of between lifty and sixty ratepayers, and the I)resident of the league (Ex,-Cr. Pearl) occupied the chair. The chairman, in openhig, said the meeting had been called by the Northern Tramway Extension League to advocate the extension of the St, George's road train through to Preston. The three representati\ves of the ward had been invited to attend, but two of them (Crs. Redmond and Hayes) had replied stating they would be unable to be present, owing to prior engagements. Cr, Mc Donell, however, was present and would be given an opportunity to speak. The proposed extension was one that vitally affected the whole town, and was worthy of the fullest discussion. Tramway extension was receiving earnest atten tion by many public bodies. Mr. Harvey moved "That this meeti...
CIVIC FUNCTION AT PRESTON. PRESIDENTIAL "AT HOME." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
CIVIC FUNCTION AT PRESTON.I PRESIDENTIAL "AT HOME." A large and fashionable assemblage gathered at the shire hall, Preston, on tuesday evening last, at the invitation of the president and Mrs. Braithwaite. There were fully 300 visitors present, many of them coming from distant parts to.honor the popular host and hostess, who leave on a trip to England on Tues day next, Col, and Mrs, Braithwaite received at the hall entrance, The room was beautifully decorated by Mr. T. G. Johnson, Richmond, the color scheme being primrose and old gold, with pink chrysanthemum and single dahlia relief effects. Festoons of prim rose streamers depended from the roof, the ends being caught up at intervals in graceful drapings on the wall, which were further adorned by floral devices, emblems, mirrors, etc., quite trans forming the building. The proscenium was picked out in lattice-work, with yellow and pink floral ornamentation, surmounted by evergreens. Di Gilio's band. p)rovided high-class musical sel...
VILLAGE FAIR AT PRESTON. OPENED BY HON. H. W. LAWSON "WHY I LEFT THE CHURCH." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
VILLAGE FAIR AT PRESTON. OPENED BY IION. II. W. LAWSON "WilY I LEF. THIlE CIlUtOII." There was a largo attendance at the Shire hlall, Preston, on Thursday after noon, the occasion heing the opening of tlihe South Preston Methodist Church Village Fair, Col. W. Uraithwaite, V.D., president of the Shire, acted as chairman, and in introducing theo lin, H. W\V Lawson Minister uf Lands, oxtonded a cordial welcome to tlhat gentleman. In his tlio chairmnan's) opinion it was of the greatest implortalnce that religiin should Ibu recognised, as without religion there would be no morality, and without morality what would become of the country ? His alttenion had beei called to a report in that day's paiers of an address given at tihe AtlieumuuiI on " Why I left thi Church,' thie senti mernt of which, lie consiluered, quite " overatopped llihe mark.' Hle was dis. posed to allow to evury mian free oplinion, and knew that there were many who believed, with Tonnyson "There lives minro faith in hone...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
CHILD'S TERRIBLE ECZEMA. LEGS BADLY AFFECTED. ZAM-BUK HEALS EvERY SonE Little George Bowdon was badly crippled by running eczema, and could only be moved about on pillows. His dispase baflled the hospital doctors, and ordinary remedies failed to oven check the painful sores. Zam-Buk, however, astonished the parents by working a speedy and remarkable curo. Mrs. E. Bowdon, who lives at 62 Rose St., Darlington, Sydney, said: "For three months my son George suffered severely from a painful out break of eczema on his legs, The dis ease crippled him, and he had to be moved about on pillows. We had the boy at the hospital, but the doctors there could do nothing for him, and various other treatments that we tried proved quite ineffective, George'was in torture day and night, for his limbs were kept in a red-raw state by the watery discharge that constantly oozed from the affected surface. "He. was in a shocking condition when we started to use Zam-Buk. The sores were so wonderfully eased by...
AN APPEAL. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 4 April 1914
AN APPEAL. To the Editor. Sir,-\Ve desire to bring under the notice of the numwlerous readers of the ",Leader" the case of the unfortunate mait Mr. W. Snelson, a native of Pres ton, now residing at 52 Rossmloy ne street, Northcote, who had the misfor tune, whilst working a mincing machine at the firm of J. Adams & Co., Oakover road, Preston, on the 3rd ultimo, to have his right arm drawn in, with the result that it was completely cut to Iieces almost up to the elbow. Mr. Snelson is a hard-working, sober, in dustrious mann, married, and has one child, and we feel, Sir, as 1he will r"rac tically be disabled for the remainder of his life, a strong desire to render him some hianlcial assistance. Trusting that our appeal will meet with the kind support of your many subscribers, and that you, Sir, will be good enough to reebive and acknowledge any donations that may be sent along.-Yours, &c., O0 11. PnliLIPr , Chairman, CuAs, 11. WARn, lion. Secretary.
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, 6th APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. MONDAY, 6th APRIL. Pr'esnnl:-nis Worship the M.tyor (Or. S *D'nnis) and C,'s, ]Bstings, ,Jhlonson, Hayes, M ol)onell, Redmond, Hlrenderson, Wonlhouse, 1Mason, Lees, Smith and Sohwaebsoh. An'npology was received on account of Or Plant, who was indisposed. CORRESPONDENCE From Melbourneo and Metropolitan Board of Works, intimating recom ienrdation of water supply extensions to Vauxhall stroot, Northlcoto, from Clar'ke street northwards, 7) chains, under t'e cus'omar'y conditions. Pormissin to uso Pxplosives i\ cnrry ing out the work was rcq'lested - R'ceivcd From same, forwarding documoIent in referonco to foraeg ing work, indom nifying tho Bloard against action fr trespass in respect to laying the pipes. -Received. From Closer Pottlemrmnt oftieo, 1~el lourne, concerning tile construetion of stroots and drains on tile Ponder's Grove Closer Srttlenthmlnt. 'state, asking to be furnished with suggestions as to the possibility of arriving at a basis whihl would bn f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
Cooking in Hot Weather is pretty ma.h on yourw' Wife. Don't let her do it! liieside.s heing tiresome, it is also too expensive to do your Cooking in the summer. Foodstuffs will not keep during the hot weather, honco the necessity of preparing daily just enough for the day's consumption. Every thrifty housowife knows that ahnost the same time is required to cook a small joint as a large one. This means that cooking in small quantities doesn't pay. Begin to Patronize Mayer's Ham and Beef Shops TO-DAY ! And ave tle, work and IInwnUey. For the cost of a small joint MAYER'S will supply you a little of each of three or fotur kinds of Cooked Meats, all machine sliced, prepared in the homely way and in scrupulously clean kitchens on the prent ises. Everything is kept fresh in our capacious ice chests. \Ve stock all kinds of Tinned and Bottled l)elicaeies, both Australian and imported; Fresh Farm Eggs, Leura Butter, a variety of Cheeses, and everything that tickles your , appetite. MAYER'S Q...
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MICE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MICE, Manty devices have coime under uo. lice from time to time to cope with the mice pest in the wheat or hay' iiehld. Buildling the stack upon a raised platform does not answer the purpose; the mice will climb up the blocks up on which the platform is built, run along underneath the platform boards, and so enter the stack. Enclosing the stack, as some farmers do, with line whie netting, will also 'be found un suitable, as the mice will climb up the wire netting. The only successful method to keep them out is to enclose the stack with a fence of galvanised iron, either plain or corrugated, about two feet high. I~t the iron into the ground to a depth of oftr inches, and place it in a slant. itg position, pointing outwards from the siack, all around it; taking care to leave no open space at the cor ners; it will be fotund impossible for mice to oenter a stack titus protected.
JIKA JIKA SEAT [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
JIKA JIK4 SEAT A 11011 was taken on Saturday at North cote, Thornbury, Preston, North Fitz roy, Heidelberg, and Fairfield to select a candidate to run in the Labor interest for Jika Jika. There were eleven nom inations:-Messrs. P. F. Brandt, P. J. Cleary, P. J. Flannery, I. Johnson, T. A. McAllen, G. F. McGowan, F. F. Morgan, W. F, O'Connor, F. Opitz, .I. Sheehan, and J. M. Wrout. Mr. F. E. Morgan, of the Preston branch of tile P.L.C., was selected. During tile week a nimeeting of Liberals will be held, with a view of taking action to endeavor to induce Mr. Membrey, M.L.A., to reconsider his announced de termination to retire. In the meantime other possible candidates are quietly feeling their way.
FARM IMPLEMENTS. Their Care and Preservation. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
FARM IMPLEMENTS. Their Care and Preservation, A matter which is very often ne men~s. They are so often allowed to glectcd on farms is the care of imple. lie about the place in all weathers that their periods of usefulness are frlously curtailed. After an imple. ment has done its first season's wortn the owner should, when stowing :t in its proper place, see that It is in or dtier, and If there are any defects he should make a note of them, or, if convenient, it is better to have such dcfeci repaired at once. Then lie knows that his machine is ready for the next season's work, With such implements as the stripper or hiar vester, where belts are used, tih: bl:its t Amuld he removed and have a iittle oil rubbed on them, and be put away in a cool place, The seed drill is an implement that requlires ait lot of care. A lille extra attention will often savt two or three days' delay. Suce, im plements as ploughs, harrows, culti. vators, etc., which are of Iron, do not require a shed so much...