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PICTURE FILM INDUSTRY UNITED STATES LEADS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

PICTURE FILM INDUSTRY j UNITED STATES LEADS. ; The United States is the greatest Sim-producing country in the world (writes L.R., In "The Westminster Ga zette")* It is no exaggeration to say that over 60 per cent, of the world's i productions have their origin there. I During the first nine months of last year . the country exported 29,000,000 feet of Aim, more ttym three-quarters of which came to Great Britain. The {cinemato graph industry in America must, how ever, be somewhat hampered by the extraordinary censorship conditions prevailing, which are in the hands of no fewer than forty-eight separate and distinct jurisdictions. , Though America is responsible for j most of the lilm-produclng. Great Bri | tain Is easily first in the matter of dis : tribution. quite 80 per cent, of the 1 world's pictures being "released" here. This means employment for many thousands of Britons in ofilces, theatres ;und show-rooms, and Is a striking ex ample of the advantage of freetrade. On Wednesda...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Preston A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

Preston A W.A. At the meeting uf the Preston A. W. A. on March Kith at tlie liradford hall, the president, Miss Gray, was in the ehnir, and there were three proposals for membership. After the business, a memory competition was held, Miss Gray being the winner. At next meet ing, Monday, 30th March, there will be a quoit evening by Mrs. Howard.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW BATTLESHIPS SMALLER DISPLACEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

NEW BATTLESHIPS SMALLER DISPLACEMENTS Two of the five now battleship** of the Royal Sovereign class which arc pro vided for In the Navy Estimates °f th* current financial year, were (says "Tuc Dally Telegraph" of January 16), laid down yesterday—the Royal Oak at Devonport and 'the Royal Sovereign at Portsmouth, The other thr^e vessels of the class are being: built by contract, and liavo been allocated as follows: Ramlllies, Messrs. Beardmorc and Co., Dalmiiir. . Resolution, Palmer Shipbuilding Co., Jarrow. - Revenge, Vickers (Ltd.), Barrow. The laying down of the Royal Oak at Devonport was ;performcd by Mrs Hockaday, wife of the manager of the Constructive Department, and was wit nessed among others by Admiral Sir George Egerlon, Commander-in-Chief at Devonport. Lady Egerton, and Rear Admiral Godfrey Mundy, Admiral-Sup erintendent of the dockyard. At the close of the ceremony Miss Molly Franklin presented Mrs Hockaday with a framed picture of the Royal Oak as she will appear when in...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

NORTHCOTE PICTURE THEATRE During the week an excellent pro gramme has been presented, including thu star items, "The Chinese Death Thorn" anil "Tlio Phantom Signal," both of which will he shown to-night. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the; star attraction will be "The Stolen Child," filmed in natural colors and said to be a very fine picture. On Thursday and following nights will be presented a gripping story of stage life, "Perils of the VVhrte Lights," together with a splendid collection of other high-class" and comic numbers. The usual matinee will be held to-day. Particulars are given by advertisement elsewhere.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TOLSTOI DIARIES [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

TOLSTOI DIARIES The long-drawn-out dispute over tho Tolstoy manuscripts has entered upon; a now phase, according to the Russian journal "Ketch." The main point of contention In that tho Countess S. A. Tolstoy refuses to hand over to her daughter, Alexandra Tolstoy, tho manu scripts which uro being preserved In the historical museum at Moscow. Among these manuscripts Is a collection of Tolstoy diaries relating to tho closing years of the last century. Alexandra Tolstoy, according to her father's will, regards herself as tho owners of tho dinrles, but In order to end tho struggle she has agreed . to give up her rights of ownership of the diaries and content herself with the rights of publication. She has pro posed to her mother that tho diaries be entrusted to a third party having the confidence of both sides, with tho object of photographing tho dJarles and each side wIUl a wpy«- -

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FAREWELLS TENDERED TO POPULAR CITIZENS. TRIBUTE BY NORTHCOTE TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

[farewells . TENDERED TO POPULAR citizens. TUIUU'J'li BY iXOHTIlCOTIi TOWN COUNCIL. At the close of tho mooting of the i Northcuto Town Council, Monday even ing* ail adjournment wan made to ilio Mayor's rouui,, where thero was also present by invitation a number of lead ing business and commercial men. Ili» Worship the Mayor (Ct\ S, Den nis, J.l\) referred to the fad that the ~ town was losing, for a few months, the servicoy of Messrs. R. J. and J. S. Whalloy, the popular proprietors of the "Leader," who, on the lollowiug day, wore about to enter upon u six mouths' holiday trip to the old country. These gentlemen (•ante to Northeoto 21 years ago as young men making a stall ill life, and by enterprise and strenuous work had placed the "Leader" among' the front rank of Victorian newspapers. It was gratifying to find that thor were now in n position to take a'trip to Uio old land. When men had attended to. their calling as tlicso young follows had over such a period of years, they had ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
JAPAN'S VOLCANOES A TROUBLED LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

JAPAN'S VOLCANOES j A TllOURJjED LAND. (By. E. Ilruco Mitford, F.R.O.S., In "Tho Dally Telegraph.") With characteristic suddenness tho islands of Japan have added one more to tho already lone Mat of their vol canic disasters. The unexpected and destructive outburst of tho Sakuras hlma volcano will servo to. remind us that the laml which the passing tourist Is wont to apostrophlso as that of the lotuH—■"where. It Is alwuys afternoon"— Is one of the most troubled on tho face of this planet. Japan has ICO aeparato volcanoes. Three-fourths of these arc "dead." Thnt Is to say, they aro so regarded official ly—in tho maps of the Toklo geologists; though, now and again, one of them violently gives tho Ho to tho recorders nf their history. Sakurashlma, though not "dead," was generally thought to be "dying." Some ten years ago tho present writer was taken to task by a local pundit for describing this volcano, In a little work of reference, as still active. Two years before tho great eruption...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EPPING SHIRE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

EPPING SHIRE NEWS. A cricket team from lipping district will visit Northcote on Saturday, •!til April, to play the Nortluiote club eleven at the park. This \v> 11 be the lirst occasion on which some of the players have heen on a turf wicket, and it will he interesting .to see how they adapt themselves to it. The team will he picked on the ground from C. Wilson, B. McCormack, D. MeCor mack, E. .1. Den, W. Monohan, W. Exell, N. O'Meura, A. Blair, A. Ziebell, M. Shallard, K. J. Andrews, E. An drews. An enjoyable afternoon is an ticipated, and any friends who would like to make the trip are cordially in vited. The Epping cricket club played Flem ington and Kensington Presbyterians on the lipping ground lust Saturday urnl were defeated by 12 runs," the scores, being: — Kleniington and Kensington, 105; Epping, • IK). One feature of t,he game was the splendid display by N. O'Meara, the Woodstock wicket keeper who was playing for Epping, he stumped three batsmen in a very artis tic manne...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

chu^:h NEWS. The Rev. E. 0. Knee having returned from his holiday, will conduct both ser vices in the Preston Methodist Church to-morrow. The anniversary of the South Preston Methodist Sunday school will be cele brated to-morrow, when three services will be conducted. On the following Monday evening a grand concert will be held in the church. An advertisement elsewhere gives particulars. The Rev. R. W. Rock will deliver a special sermon to young women at the Northcote Presbyterian church on Sun day evening next. The anniversary celebrations of the Northcote Baptist S.S. will be continued to-morrow. The Rev. B. C. A. Eva's evening sub ject to All Saints' (Preston) to-morrow evening will bo "The Oll'ering." Rev. J. H. Frewin, M.A., of St. Mary's Northcote, will be the evening preacher ut All Saints' (Northcote) on Sunday. Rev. D. Mncfarlane will conduct both services at the Presbyterian Chureh to-morrow.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

OBITUARY. Quito a gloom was cast over Thomas town, when, on Tuesday last, the some what startling news was passed around that Robert C. Bower nad been cut down in the prime of life and fulness of his powers. The greatest sympathy has been expressed on all sides for the lady who for many years has been to him a true helpmeet and his devoted helper in all church and Sunday school work. On Thursday that sympathy and appreciation found practical expression in the numbers that gathered from near and far to Honor his memory and to show their appreciation of his worth and work. The remains were carried from the house where he died to the church he served so faithfully and well, and then to the cemetery, of which he was a trustee and the honored secretary. The service in the church was conducted by the Rev. E. 0. Knee, who was assis ted by the Revs. E. Youngman and B. L.'Semmens. The building was crow ded to the doors, and the service itself was most impressive. Miss B. Grutzner presided at...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

Less than si fortnight to Easter! Gut your holiday bag packed! What you need in articles lor immediate wear you'll find at Hattiun's Did you see that window display of knitted ties? [Advt.] "The voi„ first Suit he tailored for mo settled the ques tion. Material, cut, fit, and finish pleased me so well I simply couldn't pass him for my next. Let him tailor you a Suit and see if you don't atfree with me. His new 1UJ.1 Suit uigB aru exceptionally fine. Patterns post free jl you cannot call. Cr Smith St. and Johnston St. COLLINGWOOD ii

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

Northcote BAPriST sunday school anniversary (continued) > sunday, 29th march. 11 11.111., Rev. F. J. Milks (president ol' Victorian c.e. Union). 3 p.m., Rev. J. E. Newniiam, 7 p.m., Mr. h. g. Peacock (Church of Christ Evangelist). scholars' night,1 Wednesday, 1st April. Admission (id. Varied anil Interesting Prpgramme. Commence at 7,45sharj>, : "

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
STATE GOVERNORS FUTURE APPOINTMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

STATE GOVERNORS FUTUItE APPOINTMENTS (By II. K.' Dlllsori, In "Westminster dazolte.") The qtjostlort- as to Whether local men should bo appointed as State C4o vornors In Australia In orto Which crops up r periodically, arid ill vloW of the cablo which appealed In the Jjon» don Press on December ID, It is per haps of more than pafefclng Interest to give some information Wnlch has rto little bearing upon the cable In gucs* Hon, The cable stated that tho Wefit Australia Legislative Assembly peti tioned tho Home Government, asking that tho ofllce of Governor of that State might he filled by a citizen of tho Commonwealth. The Colonial Secretary replied that a change In tho system of appolntlng-State Governors could not be entertained untcss it ap plied to all Australian States, and until public opinion In Australia was over whelmingly favorable to tho proposal* It Is not realised In England how , strongly a section of tho. Australian j public feels on the subject of locally I appointed G...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GIRL'S INFATUATION [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

GIRL'S INFATUATION A remarkable story of a schoolgirrs Infatuation for a music hnll artist, for whom she sacrificed her hair, was told at tho Central Criminal Court (says "The Dally ]3xpressM of Janu ary 16), when Frank Harwood, aged 30, was indicted on a charge of having unlawfully taken a girl named Nellie Dunn, under tho age of 16 years, out of tho possession of Charles Herbert Dunn, her father. Harwood pleaded not guilty. Mr. Travera Humphreys,' who pro socuted, stated that Harwood was a married man, and tho girl would be lf» years old on February 20. » "Sho lived with her parents at Streutham," ho added,_"and In Sep tember, 1912, when she was 13% years old and^ attending Strcatham Modern College,""Harwood got Into conversa tion .with her and some other girls outside tho school. Ho seemed to take a fancy to Nclllo Dunn, and asked her to meet him that evening near Streutham Common. Sho agreed, but did not keep tho appointment. "A few days later she found him I waiting for her out...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

Il\\\ Here's Your Holiday Mercery, Men! EASTEli'S quite close. Have yoji thought of that? Another fortnight will see you away from work enjoying the fun that holidays bring. But there's much to be done in the meantime—there's the holiday bag to pack—there are holiday needfuls to be purchased; comfortable, fashion able Mercery makes for a good holiday, you know! In this we are ready to help you. Here we have gathered and tastefully displayed nil thai is new, neat and popular in Mercery for men of taste. No matter what you seek, you are assured of belter, greater value here than cvm-you hoped to secure. Come and see. Special line of Knitted Ties, nil shades, the very thing you need, 1 -, 1/6, 2 ti; also fine assortment of special value Knitted Ties, <1/8 (sold.in City at G O.) ^ See Window Display ofi Men's Wear Ml lficxK St.. Style Quality Workmanship The cut of the coat calls for skill of a particularly high order—specialised knowl edge that can only be gained by long exp...

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NEW SURGERY ASTONISHING RESULTS CLAIMED [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

NEW SURGERY ASTONISHING ItESUI.TS CIjAIMKD The excitement created among doctors by the radium treatment of cancer (snys the "Contral News") will probab ly bo overshadowed at an early date by the announcement to the medical profession of an astonishing operation now being" performed at Guy's Hospital, which in the near future is bound to re volutionise the whole practico of opera tive surgery. The operation so far has been ap plied to cases of certain forms of tu berculosis, and so' successful has * it proved that it has now been accepted at Guy's as. the correct treatment for this disease. The principle of the treatment, the "Central News",was informed by an eminent surgeon, is the removal of the cause of the disease. For long it has been recognised that the excessive mul tiplication of noxious bacteria in the larger intestine and tho inability of the body to eliminate them was the pre disposing cause of many diseases. The Metchnikoff sour milk treatment, which purported to purify t...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

p U I! I, I C NOTICE. Having severed my connection with J. Shaw, and after six and a half years' experience of tile requirements of the Building Trade and General Carting (DJ years with J. Shaw and 3 years as I manager for Heron & Parker), 1 have decided to start in business for myself { urider the name of T. JOHNS & CO. As a result of the experience gained over such an extended term, builders i and contractors can rely on having all orders entrusted to me executed promptly. Specialities: Sand, Gravel, Garden Soil, Metal and Screenings. T. JOHNS. Address: "Hillview," Dundas Street, Preston. Phono, Northcotc 7G. JOHN SHAW, SAND AND GENERAL CARTER, 329 High St., Noiitiicotb. Manure, Garden Soil, Fil ling, Metal, Screenings, Ashes, ■ Gravel, Carrum, Frankston, and Preston Piis Sand Supplied. T. COX, 2S CltAWLEY ST., PllESTON, Manager. Telephone, Northcote 96. ATTENTION! J. BAKER, DYER AND CLEANER, GGl HIGH ST:, THORNBURY (Opp. Tram Sheds). Ladies' Costumes and Gents' Su...

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SAFETY AT SEA WIRELESS WATCH CONTINUOUS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

SAFETY AT SEA WIRELESS WATCH CONTINUOUS v Important regulations tor securing tho safety of -life'at sea have been made by the International Conference which was convened by the British Government. . All the great maritime countries were represented, under the presidency of Lord Mersey, and on Monday (states "The Dally News" January 21) the Conference, which dealt with separate branches by means of five sub-committees, adopted a convention of 74 articles. This -will not be published until February 15, but an^outline of tho principal points has been officially communicated. The results are of tho utmost Im portance, Inasmuch as this is the first time that there has been a conference of all tho maritime nations on the subject. Tho convention must be ratified by the end of this year, and ' It Is proposed that It should come in to operation on July 1, 1915. It is laid down that there must be boats for all. These may be open lifeboats, pontoon lifeboats. and some pontoon life-rafts. As la...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FLAW IN RULES CONTESTS WHICH NEED TIGHTER HAND [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

FLAW IN RULES CONTESTS WHICH NEED TIGHTER ' HAND - On. several occasions MTho Dally Ex press!? 1ms called nttontlon to tho in congruities conncclcd with tho cham pionship titles that go with*tho Lons dnio boxing bolts. Thcro*Is nothing wrong .with the belts themselves, It says, nor with tho methods Imposed for acquiring them. Although bolts do not make champions, the Introduction of thcsQ trophies Into boxing has brought about.a most desirable Improvement In tho sport. " To ellmlnato. the belt Interest from' boxing now would bfc wiping out one of tho greatest Inducements for aspirants to fame and fortuno to. keep on tho path to success. To drop belt Interest would bp to curtail, if not almost entlrely'era dlcate, public Interest In tho more Im portant boxing matches. Conditions havo arisen, however, for which the framers of belt rules made no allowance. Tho rules, excellent In their way, fall to provide for one con tingency, and tho fact has lately been brought homo with increasing ...

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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He Was Quite Slow. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 28 March 1914

He Was Quite Slow. A shy young mail had been calling 011 tile sweetest girl In the world for many moons, but, being bashful, Ills suit progressed slowly. Finally she decided It was up to her to start some thing, so the next/ time he called she pointed to the rose in his buttonhole and said, "I'll give you a kiss for that rose." A crimson flush overspread his countenance, but the cxcluinge was mado after some hestltatlon on his T>art. Then ho grabbed Ills hat and started to leave the room. "Why, where are you golng?"^slie asked, In surprise. "To the—er—florist for more roseB," he called from the front door.

Publication Title: Northcote Leader
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