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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
MR. & MRS. CLEVELAND Professors and Teachers of Refined Ballroom Dancing, give Strictly Privatk I ,i:ss(ins, any hour, daily, evenings, and hold SUHKHiolf Adult Beginneiss' Ci.assks on Monday Even ings, S to II. And on Tuesday Evenings] Wednesday ,, | Instruction, 7.30 to Thursday " ,,. j- 8.31) Friday ,, I Practice from 8.30 Saturday ,, I And on Saturday Afternoons, 3 to 5.30. At their Academy, No. 2(54 Dmjmmond St., Caki.ton. Call, Write, or Phone 5(i08. Prospectus Post Free. Announcements. IjNDKii Entuuxy New —— Managrmknt The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, COLL IjN GJVV;0 0 D. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladles'Afternoon Tea a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. Only the Best ConfectioneryJ-kept [in stock. SFERO & VLASOl'ULOS (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, PRESTON, •and has equipped it with an entirely Ne...
CARELESSNESS THAT COSTS MILLIONS. Expensive Thoughtiessness. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
CARELESSNESS THAT COSTS MILLIONS. Expensive Thoughtlessness, There lire few people responsible Cor more harm In the -world than the thoughtless person; and his plea, when the damage Is done, "1 didn't mean to," or "1 didn't think," is poor consolation to those who have suffered from ills thoughtless act. When, forty years and more ago, an old -woman of Chicago loft n lighted lamp in dangerous proximity to the heels of a cow, she little dreamt, we may -be sure, -what appalling results would come from such a slmplo act of thoughtlessness. The fire which was siarled iby that over-turned lamp In iho Chicago cow-shed swept In tor rents of devastating llamo over the city, and before Jlio last ember wns quenched it had reduced to charred ruins three and a-half square miles of streets. More than 17,000 build ings wore destroyed, two hundred lives were sacrificed In,the Inferno of (Ire, 98,500 persons were rendered homeless, and damage was done to the extent of £38,000,000. In Kansas there' ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
Indigestion. Biliousness. —and_acid,7y Keep the Kain Off! H'AVE your Umbrella Re-Covered and Wade to Look Like NEW at Mrs. PALMER'S, 1267 High Street, North cote. New Stock of Fancy Goods, Stationery, Post Cards and School Requisites. [ \ " ' ■■: ORDER YOUR Printing, and Stationery i nt "Tun Leader" Office, Nohtiicote. •Every description of work executed. Phone, Northcote 48. SiMosisto'i "Tarrol^ra/k" Eucatyfitus Oil. SOSD1"EVERYWHERE.
The [?] JUSTICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, MARCH 28. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
(|||f leader JUSTICU TO AM.. Published every Saturday Morning. SATUHDAY, MARCH 2H. Mr. (ieor'ge (3. Cockerill, of Morn street, Northeote, who will be remem bered as having been president of the Northeote Kree Library Committee at the time the new building was opened, has gone up the journalistic ladder, having been advanced from the position of chief of the "Age" stall* to that of leader writer for that widely circulating daily. Mr. Cockerill will have (he hearty congratulation of all friends 011 the promotion which has come to him after 28 years of strenuous journalistic life. The last of the series of entertain ments held under the auspices of the mayoress of Northeote in aid of tin? Austin Hospital will take the form of a picture nigntat the Northeote Theatre on Wednesday next. A splendid pro gramme will given, including a picture l>r>00 feet in length, "The Stolen Child," which is adapted from the celebrated novel, "Sans Famille," by Hector Malet. The two previous entertai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
Church Notices. LL SAINTS' CHUKCII, NORTHCOTE. Sunclny Services: Morning, Mr. S. Kinoston,. Evening, Rov. ,1. II. FitmVm, M.A., of St. Mary's, North Melbourne. TT.OLY TRINITY, THORNUURY Sunday Services: 8n.m., Holy Communion. II n.m., Morning Prayer nml Sermon. 7 p.m., Evening Prnyor and Sermon. .iw1ni 11, i nun (Rnilwny Parade). Rbv. C. W. Wooiv A LL 'SAINTS 1 C II U 11 C II, PRESTON. I'nssion Sunday. 8 n.m., Iloly Communion. II n.m., Matins and Address. 7.30 p.m.. "The OHeiing." Rev. Li. C. A. Eva. NORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabbath Services: Rev. R. W. Rock, 'morning nnd evening. Evening, Special Sermon to Young Women, "Four Fnctors in n Woman's Influence." , I > R E ST 0 N PRESBYTERIAN 1 CHURCH. Sunday Services: . .11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Rev. D. Mackar lank (Home Mission Committee Supply) VORTHCOTE METHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 10 a.m., Brotherhood. 11 a.m., Mr. W. L. M'Kklvik. 7 p.m., Rev. A. Madsen. ST. GEORGE'S ROAD. 11 a.m., Rev. ,1. Reus T...
LOCALISMS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
LOCALISMS The Northcotu Police* Court had only a brief list to dispose of on Tuesday. a "drunk and disorderly" being dis charged, and an order made fop a small debt case. Two parents who objected to vaccination oi their children were each fined 10 . The annual meeting of the Northcotc baseball club will he held at the Pea cock hotel on Tuesday evening next. Members awl intending members' ivre invited to he present. Attention is drawn, to an important public meeting under the auspices of the Australian Women's National League ! which will be held in the Northcotc town hall (supnnr room) on Thursday evening, . 2nd April. j On Thursday next, 2nd April, the Hon. the Minister of Lands, will open the South Preston Methodist Chuvch village fair at. the shire-hall at U o'clock. The bazaar will remain open for the follow ing Kiiday and Saturday, with good programmes each evening, the children ■ are to be well entered for on Saturday afternoon. ' 1 Applications for an engineer to act for the ...
THORNBURY, 58. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
TlfoRNBURY, 58. I Healcy, Frenehmad, Slater, Bain I bridge ... ... 12 Itniley, Ward, Murden, Hattam ... 11 1 Itobinsoo, Holden, Warren, Wright 16 Kelly, Dehais, Denny, Meakin ... 19 An association termed the Victorian Bowlers' Billiard Association has been formed, the objects being to promote ri billiard competition for bowling clubs possessing billiard tables. Messrs Al cock and Co. have donated a handsome shield, which is to be held by the winning club of each year, and trophies have been donated for highest breaks and other feats. The competition commen ces on Wednesday, May-'G, and is for teams of four from each club, represen tatives to be full members of bowling clubs. Entries close with Mr. R. S. Long, hon. sec, the pavilion North Fifzroy bowling club, on the 31st inst. The entrance fee is 10s per team, only one team from each club for the first year. Eighteen clubs have already en tered, and it is expected that Auburn, Moonee Ponds, Auburn Heights, Stud ley Park, Thombury, a...
A THOUGHTFUL GIFT. WORKERS' PRESENTATION TO LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
A THOUGHTFUL GIFT. WORKERS' PRESENTATION TO LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR. Some time after Christmas a com mittee of men employed at Newport workshops decided it would be a kindly action to present a graphophone to the institution for the aged poor conducted by the Little Sisters of the Poor, North cote. The workshops were canvassed, and the required sum was obtained. On Sunday the presentation of the grapho phone was made on behalf of the com Hiittee by Mr. John Richmond, who remarked that their object was to do good to the old folks and help to make their declining years hjippy. All pre sent appreciated the self-sacrificing work of the sisters. They had still n sum of money on hand with which to supply new and up-to-date records. (Applause.) An inmate of the institution, in reply ing on behalf of the sisters, thanked the donors for their kindness, saying it was great foresight on their part to supply' such u beautiful machine, which would gladden the hearts of the patients with new a...
A SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
A SETTLEMENT. , Somewhat novel terms of settlement I were arrived at in an action which came before Judje Box in the County Court on Tuesday. The case was one in which Hannah Fahey, of High street, North 1 cote, widow, claimed £500 damages' from the Northcote Brick Co. Ltd., Queen St.,. for the loss sustained by her and her children in the death of her husband, John Joseph Edward FahcyJ whd was killed by a fall of earth at the Northcote works oh 21st January, 1913. Plaintiff alleged that the accident hnd been caused by the-negligence of a servant of the defendant company. When the case came on for hearing it was ad journed for half an hour to enable nego tiations for a settlement to be pro ceeded with. On resuming it was. an nounced that the parties had agreed to judgement being entered for defendant by consent, without costs. Arrange ments had been made by the company to open a subscription list on behalf of the widow, and the company would head the list with a handsome donation. S...
Preston A.N A. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
/ Preston A.N A. The above branch held their usual 'meeting on Monday night, the president (Mr. Bartley) occupying the chair. Two. new members were elected, and two proposed. A letter was received from one of the members thanking the branch for kind attention received dur ing a long illness. Mr. Lewis was ap pointed vice president, and Messrs. l>. Howse and J.' Rodgers members of com mittee. The shooting contest resulted in a win for Coburg, scoring 325 points to Preston's 295. Preston had another win in the debating class, by defeating Northcote by 250 points to 334, Mr. Lewis (77), Sir. Jarvis (74), Mr. Malt zahn (67) comprising the Preston team. Next night is an open night, when the special committee wil bring in its report, and the conference delegates will refer to the work done. Tickets for smoku night may be had from members of com mittee.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. [By BullseyeI. ' The Northcote club had n good attend ance at Port Melbourne on Saturday, including three new members, who shot remarkably well for the first time. The day's trophy was a spoon, which was won by Captain A. Brown with u line score of GG oir the rifle. The club also had a team in for the M.R.C.A. teams' : mutch, in which the whole of the team shot very consistently, finally being beaten by 9 points fdr 1st prize by Kii more, who were conceded 55 points. The team also succeeded in getting into third place in the yearly aggregate, from eighteenth place whicn they held. There being only one more shoot, the team has a very good chance of -making a name for itself. A fairly strong team has been chosen to visit Rushworth during the Easter, in which the club's presi dent, Cr.' A. E. Woolhouse, will be a member. The following were the best scores for the spoon trophy:— A. Brown' G6 .5 70 D. Starling G2 G. G8 A. Weate 62 . U (58 G. Hook G2 5 G7 G. Kobelke 57 D G...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE V. UNIVERSITY. FIRST ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
CRICKET. NOBTIICOTE V. UNIVERSITY. FIRST ELEVENS. Nortlicote, who hnil lost 7 wickets for 170, resumed butting lust Saturday. Tile not out men, Bnilcy 02 and Vernon 5!), carried the total to 101, when Vernon was caught after making l>9 in excellent style. This partnership was an invalu able one, and took the score from 7 for H3 to 8 for 191. With Mitchell in the score was taken to211, when the innings was declared closed. Bailey, S3 not out, played undoubtedly his finest inn ings for the club, and It was unfortun ate that time did not permit him to reach the coveted century. University had three hours to bat, and an interesting game was witnessed. Mitchell bowled Stephens early, and just when Park (13) was looking dan gerous he was run out through a splen did return by Billings. Doig (M) was next to go, l.b.w. to Mitchell, and three wickets were down for 53. Maudsley followed, and after making 7 was caught by Begg off Billings. Pour for SO. Lane and Willis batted steadily and too...
BAZAAR AND FAIR AT PRESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
BAZAAR AND FAIR AT PRESTON. A grand bazaar an&lt;l village fair was opened in the shire ball, Preston, on Tnursdny afternoon, under the auspicos of the local branch of the P.L.C., was continued yesterday, and will bo conclu ded this (Saturday) evening. The building was handsomely decorated with tloral emblems and evergreens, and the stalls wore well stocked with articles of use and ornament. AttheofUcial opening Mr. llolloway, chairman of the bazaar committee, occupied the chair, and was supported by Messrs K. Anstev and F, Tudor, M's.P., G. Webber, MlL.A., and Mr. G. P. Mead, president of the central execu tive, and Mr. P. R Brand, represent ing the Trades Hall Council. In performing the opening ceremony Mr. Anstey said that since entering politics he bad been called on many times to take part in bazaars and simi lar functions, and invariably had done so with the greatest pleasure, being ready I to render help whenever possible. This I bazaar had been promoted by men and I ...
FAMOUS INSTITUTION [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
FAMOUS INSTITUTION | An Informativo sketch of the history of the Foundling Hospital in Blooms bury was given by the Solicltor-Geno ral, Sir Stanley Buckmaster, K.C., in Mr JuBticc Joyce's Court yesterday, in an action by the Crown against the governor* of the hospital (says "Tlio Daily News," January 111). The Court was asked for a declara tion that the defendants were not leg ally entitled to part with lands in Bloomsbury without the consent of the Board of Education (who took the placo of tho Charity Commissioners under the Charitable Trust Act, 11553), on the ground that tho hospital was not a cha rity exempt from tho provisions of tho Act of 1S53. Tho hospital, ho said, could not claim exemption unless it was a mixed char ity—partly maintaned by income from endowments) and partly by voluntary subscriptions. At the present day the hospital had an income of upwards of £ 27,000 a year from its endowments, and received from voluntary annual subscriptions a sum of Jill a year. It als...
WINTER SPORTS IN NORWAY AMUSEMENT OF THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
WINTER SPORTS IN NORWAY AMUSEMENT OF THE PEOPLE. ."Winter sports In Norway (writes a correspondent In "The Times") are the amusement of the people. They might really be called democratic if tho word were not habitually used to denote something disagreeable and unpopular. For there Is hardly a man or woman In Norway under middle age, except tl e Infirm, who does not spend most of his or her sparo time struggling with the laws of gravity in tho winter months. And there are flvo of these winter months at the very least, oven at sea level; higher up they havo.nevei been counted, but enthusiasts take "o busman's holiday" by holding an an; nual skl-Jumplng comoetitlon on Mid summer's Day somewhere In the moun tains near Flnse. The strungc thing is that the cult for winter sports is not much older In Nor way than elsewhere. Boys have pre sumably always tried to slide dowt slopes somehow, and the more lelsur* ed used to do o. little skating;' but, 40 years ago, It \^as not considered gen- ]...
SEND-OFF BY THE THORNBURY BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
SKND-OFP ItV Till': TIlOHNllUliV JJO\V|jlN(i CIjUI!. Tho members of IhoThornbury Howl ing Club, together with representatives from surroiiudinf; clubs, met in force Oil Saturday evening last, for the jiur Kr^e,,^^vi;an,ri,1,,r ",em ."Mr. II. Ilnttam, president, occupied the chair, and presented a hi^h-class entertainment programme, every item of which wns of exceptional merit. Dur ing an interval in the proceedings, I lie ■ ' 'ntrodueed His Worship the Dennis, J.P.), who said in honour to bo oresent hid farewell to two gentlemen who 1 done so pinch, not only for tho club hut for the town as well, as tho Whalley Bros, had done. When those gentlemen caino to Northcnte, over 21 years ago, the place was little hetler than a country town, and the hard ■ work thev had done in the public in- I (crest ilni;iiiK that long period certainly enlided tlu'in t« a well-earned holiday. (Applause.) He was delighted to hand I to them, on behalf of the Thoinbury bowlers, a pair of handsome leather | s...
HISTORIC TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
HISTORIC TOWN Of the three biff parish churches which will nhortly become tho cathe drals of the three new dioceses, tho tiiost Interesting Is St, James's, Bury I St. TSdinuiuls. Tho town hus asso- J dations which make it worthy of being the cathedral city of a diocese. Parliament was held in the town In | 1272, 1296, and 1-140, and sovereigns! were entertained there in former ages In luvlsh manner. Tho Abbey, which Canute founded In 1020, became one of tho richest and most Important In medUcvul times, with an enormous income. Tho "new" ' cathedral church dates from the flf- I teenth century, but the tower, which serves as a sort of campanile, Is a relic of Norman England, and is said ' to bo tho original work of Abbot An- ; Helm, who was a nephew of tho famous archbishop. The now see i will bo known aa St. 13dmundsbury I | and IpBWich, a not unpicturesque do-1 I Hignation, recalling tho combination of \ St. Andrews and Edinburgh. J
"MADE LIFE A MISERY" [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914
"MADE LIFE A MISERY" The story of a man and woman's struggle in a Kensington Hat in the darkness of the early morning in which the man was shot, und his throat was cut, was told at West London yester day (says "The Daily News" of Janu ary 2tf>, when the woman, Julia Decles, was charged with attempting to mur der Basil Piffard. The couple went out on the evening of January 14, and early next morning the servant girl was awakened by the noise oC smashing glass and a banging on her door. The passage and kitchen were in darkness. In tlio latter when she switched on the light she saw Piffard holding down the woman with one hand, and holding out a revolver with the other. When she wont to call a doctor and the police she noticed that tho woman held a knife. Decles had told her, she said, that Piffard had taunted her about another girl. Dr Armstrong said Piffard told him. "This woman has shot me." Ho had a wound over the eye, and his throat was cut. The woman said she had done It becaus...