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PARS FROM "PUNCH." [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
PARS FROM "PUNCH." W. A. Holman has in many ways a remarkable resemblance to W. M. Hughes. In part this comes from their close companionship and friendship when "Bill" Holman was a French polisher and "Bill" Hughes an umbrella-mender, or at some other queer calling. The two "Bills" saw each other in times of vicissitude, and must have many laughs together now over the strange trades th y worked at before brains and indus try won them power, culture, good in comes, The main resemblance is in view. It is the crafty, clever, subtle point of view. They seek and find strange arguments that no other public men would think of. They have remark ably similar mannerisms when speaking, modulate their voice in the same way, look like brothers, gesticulate freely with similar actions, and have great command of words. Holman is more genial than his brother Socialist. Heis one of the most charming public men in Australia, and his eloquence, directness and delightful manner and address made him a m...
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF VIEW. What is Farm Management? [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF VIEW, What Is Farm Management? What is farm management? flow l1 it to be applied to farm problems as a method of work in their solution? If it is not a definite inethod of solving farm problems, it is not worth while to pursue its study, The term has a definite significance; it Is a distinct method of attacking individual farm problicms, It signifies a well-ordered business; a clearly.delined system of conducting farm operations under a particular set of conditions. There is no more important probleni before the farmers in this State than that of mak ing his farming more profitable. fhisl cannot lbe done without a more com plete and detailed knowledge of the business on Individual farms. flow does farm management help ius to tils knowledge? Farln manage. mont in a word is the application of sound prinlciples, good judgment and economic rules to the business of farming. In order to emphasize the inpertance of profit and to ensure the securing of a reasonable a...
ODE (AND PAID) TO THE NORTH WIND. IN FOND REMEMBRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
ODE (AND PAID) TO THE NORTH WIND. IN FOND REMEIMBRANCE, I am the wind that whips the tree, That flays the land and whips the sea, From arid areas I pass, The fiend insensate, Boreas! I banish all urbanity And sanity-true sanity. I clothe the countryside in brown, Dispel the smile, and raise the frown, And cause profuse profanity, When I blow in to town, I am the harbinger of drought, Destroyer of each tender sprout; I scorch the crops upon the plain, And blast the promises of rain,. I seize each opportunity To harass the community, My mission but to mar and maim, And no man ever dares to claim Immunity-immunity, When I begin my game. I sing with maniacal glee. A ballad of inclemency. I am the washerwoman's woe, The barman's friend, the cyclist's foe; I treat without variety Society-Society, I fill each spotless home With dust, I fill each housewife with disgust, And fleeing their sobriety Some men go on the bust. My wings are laden with the grit From road and plain, from mound and p...
A Merciful Farmer. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
A Merciful Farmer. A young girl was going to make her first visit to a cousin in the country. At the station she was met by the cousin, and after a half-hour's drive he told her they were approach. ilg his farm, In one of the broad fields that met the young lady's attentive eye stood a windmill, and gathered around it were several pigs. "Well, that beats anything I ever heard of!" exclaimed the fair one. "I didn't know that you farmers wore so considerate." "What does?" queried the country cousin, "That over yonder," replied the girl, pointing a pretty finger. "Just think of having a fan out in the field to keep those pigs cool." lBeauty ls as Inseparable from truth as fragrance from a r'ose.,
INSIST UPON BETTER ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
INSIST UPON BETTER -ROADS. Better roads are essential to better living as well to the farmer's conm. fort and convenience. They are essen tial to the reasonable pleasure of his family. Good roads mark the stand lng of every community. The greatest objection to living In the country Is the difficulty of getting about. You must get about it you properly market your crops, If you are to keep your machinery In order, if you send your children to school, If you go to church or attend meet ings. These are not little things. They are matters of vital importance. Bad roads Impose the heaviest tax on a farmer that he pays, and he is cer tain to pay for It, whether he knows It or not. Hie pays it In the wear and tear of all his vehicles. He pays It In the additional labor imposed upon his stock, lie pays through the labor or self-denial of his family. Therefore, work for better roads as you would work to put out a fire in your barn. Study the best methods for building and maintaining better r...
THE NURSE ON NIGHT DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
THE NURSE ON NIGHT DUTY. It is a truism that one-half of the world does not know how the other half lives, and certainly few people comprehend the unceasing work in hospitals and infirnmaries, where day nurses pass on their duties to night nurses, and night nurses report on the night to day nurses, with mono tonous exactness and regularity. Yet it is this very regularity which makesi night duty In institutions, hard as the work often is, so much less try. ing than the comparatively ligh' i task of similar work in private houses where, as a rule, a nurse goer. from one acute case to another. In hospital, night duty is general ly undertaken under sutable condi. tions, for a definite period. In pri vate houses, unless absolutely neces. sary, it is natural that the relatives should desire to avoid the expense of a second nurse, in which case the one who is single-handed is never free from anxiety, sleeps lightly, and, per haps, gets up more than once during the night to attend to the pa...
O.S.T. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
0.S.T. The Duke of York division of the `'ons and Dauflhte's of Temperance hlld a meeting in the Friendly Society's hatl, Wimble street, on Monday, Bro. . l.u;i g presiding over a fair attendance. , and II. Dean and G, Jeffrey were a ?y initiated. A new syllabus ceoiniot'. was appointed, Bro. Ern. Pratt, i: gave lengthy report of the (,;.'. : 'erence at Collie. Last tlquart'' - hUe sheets were read and ,.. nh ro rlor. I. Hannah referring to , AhowIng a It genel'ral improve,:t. ;. dlivision funds. The O.S.T. is nov .,at the most popular benefit sUciet; in Northeote. Bro. W. Mitchell ,,as appointed as convener ofi' a prop .. glee party. The next meeting (la.,tir Monday) is postponed until April d (Eight Hours' night.) T''i to(her' had itohl'th ' : . I thle waters of the lied Sea ur, . lit , ed for the Isrnaelites, and % h1t 1 , of the Egyptians Who pmr'ed th.tl O A little boy with an inquiri.u :, put up his hand anud ai;d, "i', taeheor, if divers were to go do, . :, the lied Seo would...
A JOURNALIST'S WORK AND HIS TRIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
A JOURNALIST'S WORK AND HIS TRIALS. By John Foster Fraser, Many aspirants for journallstli Tame want to be a special correspondent. It is an Ideal life,. You go everywhere and see everything. You are the ac credited representative of a great newspaper, and your profession sla the open sesame to witnessing all the his toric sights of your day. You may be sent to record the I)Durbar in India; or to describe a Presidential election in the United States; or to witness fight ing In the lBalkans, and send thrilling despatchles to your journal; or to have a good time at Cowes, writing about the regalia; or to attend huge poll tical demonstrations and provide pen pictures of the proceedings. And everywhere things are made easy and pleasant, for the Press Is a great fac. tor in the land. It is a charming picture, and I re member the time, twenty-five years ago, when, as a very junior writer, I looked upon the special correspondent as a very god in my profession, and I had dreams that maybe o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
Church Notices, ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTHCOTE. Easter Day. Morning at 11 and evening at 7, Rev. A. C, KE..AWAY, M.A. Holy Communion, 8 a.m., 11 a.m., and 7 p.m. ITOLY TRINITY, THORNBURY 11 (Railway Parade). Easter Day. 8 am,, Holy Communion, 11 a.m., Holy Communion. 7 p.m, "The Resurrection."' REV, C, W. Woon. , LL SAINTS' CHIURCI, PRESTON, Easter Day, Morning at 11, Evening at7. Rev. B. C. A. EvA. TORTIIICOTE PRESBYTERIAN .N CHURCH (JAMES ST.) Minister: Rev, R. W. \RoK. Sabbath Services: laister Sermons and Easter I lymns, Morning, "The Power of an Endless Life." l'Evening, "I am Crucified with Christ." 1)RESTON PRESIBYTERIAN CHiURCHII. Sunday Services: Morning at 11 and evening at 7, Rev. G. H. MOOREHlEAD, B.A. (Home Mis sion Cohimittee Supply). NTORTIICOTE METHODIST CHURCHES. Sunday Services: HIGH STREET. 10 a.m., Brotherhood. 11 a.m., Rev. JOHlN ADAMIS. 7 p1..,m. Mr. G. H-UNTER. ST. GEORGE'S ROAD). 11 a.m., Mr. A. BINKS. 7 pi.m., Rev. JOHN ADAMS. PRINCE OF WALES' PARK. II a.m., ...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) III. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PiE1llmlTON, Published by Arrangement with Ward, Look and Co. Ltd., Loud, and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) III, She saw himn again at dinner, but he had no news of his journey. The Archdeacon had been over to North Berwick to watch all the world at work upon the links, and to tell droll stories of his failures, These were ad dressed chiefly to Hugh, who did not hear them, rarely to Geraldino, whose manner towards Lella had changed wholly since luncheon. She was al most gracious now, but with a gra ciousness which a shrewd woman would have suspected with justice. She talked of Hugh's journey, of the emptiness of Edinburgh at such a sea son, and the guests she herself ox pectedl at the week-end, "All golfing people," as she said to the Archdea con, "and such enthusiasts! I don't thing there will be anything left of the Kilspindle links when they have gone," htugh asked who was coming, and she gave him several names, none, however, which moved him to any ex p...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
Bereavement Notices TI RS, R, BOWER, Thomastown, Lu. wishes to convey her heartfelt thanks to her many friends for their kind expressions of sympathy, visits, cards, letters, telegrams, and floral tributes during her recent sad bereave ment. qW'IE Widow and Brothers or the 1 late SAMUEL CORNISI wish to tender their heartfelt thanks and appre ciation to their many kind friends for their sympathy, letters, cards, tele grams, and floral tributes (luring their sad trial; also to Dr. Sturdee and Nurse McDonald for their skill and devotion during his illness.
Northcote A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
Northoote A.N.A. At the last meeting of the branch the president, Mr. J. Haggart, who has been laid up by an accident, was warmly welcomed by members. Three new members were elected and two proposed. It was decided to hand the trustees a further sum of £100 for investment. Mr. Meere was chosen to act with Messrs Comans and Tribe for the debate on"Sh~uld Monopolies be Nationalised?" At th~iext meeting on 17th inst. Mr. J. Sullivan will give a lecture on "Social Problems," An interesting evening is promised, and the public are cordially nvited,
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
In Memorlam HARRIS.-In loving memory of our dear son, Leslie Francis, who died on Easter Saturday, 6th April, 1912, iTwvo year. have pavsed, our hearts still ore, A1 time goes on we ai,; him more; liut God above, who knoweth best, Did ease hi. pain and gave him rest -Inserted by his loving parents, T. F, and J. Harris. JUS'TICE TO ALL. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, APRIL 11.
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. Mrs. Meade, S.M., Thomastown, who met with a severe accident some time ago, continues to make? satisfactory pro. gress towards recovery, but it will be some time before she is able to resume duty. The lady desires, through our columns, to express appreciation of the many kind expressions of sympathy and goodwill extended to her by friends and neighhors. Epping shire council invite alternative tendaIlorsl for crushing and teniing abomt 2310) cubic yards of spalls.
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE CRICKET CLUB. AVERAGES, SEASON 1913-14. FIRST ELEVEN. BATTING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE CRICKET CLUB. AVERAGES, SEASON 1913-141, FIRST ELEVEN, BATTING. Bowler, o . ` r E. C. Yeomans 4 1 104 151 50.;3 E. Studley .., 2 0 57 67 33.5 C. Begg ... 13 8 111* 316 31.6 G. Chesswas ... 16 3 117* 405 31.15 G. Spicer ... 15 3 74* 364 30.,3 R. Bailey .. 18 5 83* 235 29.:3 R. Vernon ... 8 1 69 145 20,7 N. Brown ., 13 0 68 208 20.0 F. Lugton .. 11 0 76 201 18,:3 F. Yeomans ... 9 1 61 97 12,1 S. Billings .. 16 1 60 176 11.8 R, Friend , 8, 1 15* 50 7, I R.Daly ".. 9 0 14 62 0., R. Mitchell ... 13. 3 18 48 4.8 R. Hiscox ... 5 2 8 11 3.1 P. James .., 1 0 8 3 3, R. Tresidder.. 1 0 2 2 2. T. Lyon ,,, 5 0 6 6I 1.2 BOWING, Bowler a G. Chesswas ,,, 5 0 3 1 . S. Billings .,, 414 14 210 10 21. R. Mitchell ... 1886 47 712 29 24,5 R. Bailey .. 750 26 470 18 2;.1 F. Lugton ... 732 20 385 14 27,5 E. C. Yeomans 102 0 90 2 I5. N. Brown ... 660 13 499 7 71,2 R. Hiscox ... 240 11 121 1 121. *not out
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
I. MR. & MRS, CLEVELAND Professors and Teachers of Refined Ballroom Dancing, give STRICTLY PRIVATE LESSONS, any hour, daily, evenings, and hold SUPERIOR ADULT BEGINNERS' CLASSES on Monday Even ings, 8 to 11. And on Tuesday Evenings 1 WedneSday ,, l Instruction, 7.80 to Thursday ,, 8.80 Friday ,, Practice from 8.80 Saturday ,, I 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. UNDER ENTImELY NEw' - MANAGEMENT' - The Regal Cafe 9S SMITH STREET, Co LI, IN GWO O1), Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladles' Afternoon Tea'a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. Only the Best Confeoctionory, kept'fin 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 181 PLENTY ROAD, PRESTON, and has equipped it with an entirely New Stock, compr...
NORTHCOTE CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
NORTHCOTE CLUB ELEVEN. The above club played a match against. a combined team from Epping and Woodstock last Saturday at the North cote Park, where curator R. Vernn had prepared another of his splendid wickets. McCormack, skipper of the visitors, won the toss and sent the l?hctl in to but, Dunn and Trott openii' toI the bowling of Andrews and Moran. '..,., aftLt getting 15 nicely, had t!h bad luck to he run out, Craddol cam, next and runs came much fa,,tr, but just as these two men began to get g;o. ing Dunn was also rub out after getting 26 in good style. Heron followed, but did not last long. A double change wai made in the bowling, Den and Zieholl going on. The change had the d,.ir d effiect, Heron being caught off Dln'. second ball after making 9. ,urlv came next, but lost his partner, ('u', dock, who was run out after malting 11. Price made 10 and was then caught o: Dea. Burley and Hamilton played ",t time, the former getting 12 and the lat ter 9. Northcote at the adjournmnt ha...
SECOND ELEVEN. BATTING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
SECOND ELEVEN, BATTING. Io s Ia Batsman R. Vernon ... 7 2 79* 234 46.8 R. E. Friend ... 6 1 83 219 43.8 R. Daley ... 4 0 121 175 ,13.75 A. Wilkinson... 14 1 85 315 21.2 W. Heron ... 7 2 35* 114 22.a P. James ... 6 0 53 120 21.5 E. Hughes ... 6 1 40* 104 20,8 E. Studley ... 12 1 100 221 20.1 C. James ... 3 0 33 55 18.3 L. Trinnick ... 1 0 18 18 18. R. Tresidder .., 4 0 38 61 15,25 E.C. Yeomans 13 1 51 175 14.0( T. Lugton .., 6 0 38 83 1:.8 W. Ahern ... 12 1 37 140 13.5 D. Plant ... 10 4 27 71 12.3 J. Hamilton ... 6 0 17 55 11. F. Dunn ., 2 0 13 11 6i. . Horn ... 6 1 17 32 0.4 C. McPhee ... 15 2 17* 81 6.2 - Burley ,., 2 1 3 5 5. R. Hiscox .., 1 0 4 4 4. T. Andrew ,, 4 1 0 7 2.: L. Richardson 5 0 5 9 1.8 I'. Yeomans ... 3 0 2 2 .00 T, Lyon .. 4 1 1 2 ,0i'l (. Sherry ... 4 0 1 1 .25 *not out BOWLING., Howler 3 1L. Richardson 24 0 11 2 5r, C. James ,.. 108 0 47 4 11.75 L. Trinnick ... 72 4 39 3 1. W. Ahern ... 768 20 413 2i 1:..I C. McPhee ... 240 7 153 9 17,0 E. C. Yeomans 696 24 371 2...
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES. Northcote play a practice match against South Melbourne District at Croxton reserve to-day. The Association premiership matches (originally fixed for Eight Hours Day) will be played on Monday next (Easter Monday). Northcote meet Prahran at Croxton reserve, and a very keen con test is expected. Northcote played Preston District a practice game at Croxton on Saturday, and after a strenuous game victory res ted with the former, scores being Northcote, 5.21; Preston District, 6.3. Advantage was taken of the occasion to test the capabilities of several aspir ants for places in the Northcote team. The most promising of the newcomes was Carroll (late of Doreen). It will be learned with regret that Beck, Northcote's sterling rover, has (owing to health reasons) definitely de cided to retire from the game. "AIf," was always a prominent player, and his loss will be much felt, Contrary to expectations Moore will again take the field for Northcote. In view of the early approach ...
VILLAGE FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 11 April 1914
VILLAGE FAIR, The village fair in connection with the South Preston Methodist Church was brought to a successful conclusion on Saturday night last, all the stalls being cleared and a number of competitions held. The children's day, Saturday afternoon, was very successful, the hall being crowded, andl business was very brisk, especially at the fish pond, under the care of Ivy Ilurlstone and Ruby Walker, and the dips, in charge of the Misses Laing and Bransgrove. Atr. Sargeant caused great merriment with his ventriloqual entertainment; he and his dolls are now established favorites in Preston. Mr. Sargent also repeated the performance in the night, and little Miss Heaver recited. The nett resultof the bazaar will mean something over £100.