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Lassoing Alligators. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Lassoing Alligators. Shooting aelligators is tame sport comnparedi with the methods adopted by Mr. Lee and his tn'o sons, who have an alligator business .in Pro serpine, North Queensland. IL 'ou fancy an alligator as a qpet ; l3oi \i have to do is to order one l-frou? Mr. Lee, who will -.deirver one to , hatevr age or :.sizOe o:U iish.; Witlh lasso :.and ijdogs ?ho -cajtures them alive;, u i it ::is perilous,. and exci t ing. business::. There .is ::no dish an alliga tor likes so iutuchli as a nice dlog, tind knosi?iw he reptile 's w eakkness ?ini this respect? : c? baits his traip uw:itti. a : elpirig ca nine, ;hO? h evr Ici iftfrs :~o iin jury'- -~ ~...::.' -: Jul., On tle slog: bakoaii ?erek in - rested --ith aigtl tors-,ji- r Lee con structs a trI?'? consisting o_6f a bar rier composed of sticks' and :ii rush wood, "with a small hol;e lilke the entrance to a kennel. :,13ehind :the barrier he places a do ?as bait, and the barking of the animal: soon .attracts the attention of one...
A Lake of Soap. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
A Lake of Soap. Ong: o? :oNature's marvels is to be seen.i. in the north-east corner of the .tatoe of :Washington.. It is a lake whitch bears the name of Soap Lake,:. .and is three miles in length by one tmile in.- brei(dth. The water in the lake tastes like a umixt?re of soap and salt, and its 'peouiar proper=: ties are such that when the w- ater is heated no soap is required for a batli, for as soon as the water conmes into contact with the natu al oil "of the sklin, and is gent~ly.i. riubbed, if forms a..beautiful lather. The only drawback is that w.hen applied -to-the head, one's hair is apt too turn from its natural co- : lour to a dusty red, if not washed with fresh water. In other words, it. bleaches, .the soda in the water no doubt being the cause of this, The Soap :Lake is well. k'nown throughout America on.account of its wonderful healing Properties. Indeed, it is asseorted that its waters provide a cure for a1 the. ills the flesh is heir to. ;Rheunmantism, skin diseases, ...
Circumstances Lied in Life Melodrama. DOCTORS' EVIDENCE RESCUES GIRL IN GRIP OF COINCIDENCES [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Circumstances Lied in Life Mielodrama. )OCT(tRS' EVIIENC(': HESCUES GIRL IN CHIIP 1 - CiNCI i)ENCLS One of those meilodramas in which the heroi:l is wro:'ngi l accused of ilurdetlr and survives thlree acts full ,f wes has :ieea ' taet1 in real llife at the W: ish ilh.e of f'recstaty'n. B:ut in the real lifie dramac the iero ile was atn eihtet-vear-rold ser vant gi'l, Alice .Hughes, and her troulles have leen cut short by an unnlocdrama tic inquecst." Alice was mnaid to Miss ifum-v phreys, a lady of 5,. One night;: folk heard high words betwe~r mils t! (ss antd ::m1d. and the nixstress. s..tt for the village constable. Later the maid ran from:i the. house .: nlan locked the door behin.d her: Ilater still, the police :got into the hvuse. and there found the mistress: lead, with the marks of- fingers .upon her throat. Here were all the elements fqr: Act I. The police gathered t.henm itp and arrested the maid, who:protested-her innocence. But the clouds: weie as: gloomy above her as the...
Brunswick Baseball Club [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
Brunswick Baseball Club 'The adjourned annual meeting of the above club was held at the Re treat Hotel (O'Connor's), Sydney road, Brunswick, on M[onday nighlt, the 6th inst. There was a large and enthusi asitic gathering of members and in tending members, which augurs well for the club's future success. The secretary, Mr. George Binstead, read a letter received from the Bruns wick Cricket Club, requesting that 5 representatives of the Baseball Club sit with the egnmnittee of tho Cricket Club as an executive body to transact all baseball business. This was unani mously acceded to by the baseballers. The five baseball representatives se lected are Messrs. W. J. Moulton, llot. Williams. N. Wiun, S. Halls, and C. Binstoad. The delegates appointed to the Base ball Association are Messrs. Reg, Wil- liams and G. Binstead. The meeting also appointed Messrs. Williams, Bridges and Winnu, the selection com mittee. Mr. G. Binstead was re-elected see retary and Mr. A. B. Pearson treasur. er. The...
Electric Trams. IN BRUNSWICK AND COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
Electric Trams. IN BR!.UNSWICK AND COBURG. Tite members of the.B3runswick and Coburg Tramways Truist consisting of hMr. T. O'L. Reynolds. the Mayor (Cr. Millward), and Crs. F. T. Hickford, Campbell 'and Hackett, met at the Melbourne Town Hall the followuig members of the Melbourne City Coun cil :-TIe- Lord Mayor ((r. D. V. Hen nessvy). Alderman Sirt Arthur Snow den. and Crs. Davies, Bell and John G(ardiner. The Town Clork of \Mel bourne (MrI. Tohn Clayton) and Mr. Andrews (of the Trust) were also pre sent. The members of the City Couln all expressed themselves as favourable to the extension of the electric tram line along Lygon street. through Ly gon street, North Carlton, to the ter mination of the cable tram at Queens berry and Madeline streets. The great point at issue was whethtler the Mel bourne City Council should appoint delegates to be represented orn the Trust. or merely give its sanction to al low the line to run into the City ter, ritory. It was finally recognised that th...
VICTORIA JUBILEE L.O.L. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
".i'1- hdg held a verg' sucessful so c iil evening on \Mondat , 23rd M1arch, to wish good-bye io Bro. Rev. Ii. \\Wor rail. who is l[aving Brunswick for Prahran. Bro. l . S. Ronge'rs, \W.M., preide'd, Bro. Blakr (G. Sel and Bro. . NI. I. B. ones (D. Scc.) being on the platiorm. A cvry eno0uyoable) musical pro,;ra mite was provided by Messrs. i. .1. Glew, Park (2). Glew t2)., Miss era anid MaNter V. aragiwanlatlih. An h-dress was given by Bro. Baker, G.S., who referred to lHro. Worrall 's sp.lendid championship of Protestant isa. Bro. . Motffat, P.nW.1., at the request of the lodge and Lodies' No. 1. presented Biro. W\ orrall with a gold emblem. and in doing so testified to his readiness at all tintes to assist in the pulpit or on the platform. B]ro. Worrall responded with one of ieis splendid speeches, thanking the. brothers and sisters for their gift and a ppreciatiou of his efforts while resi dent in Brunswick. After a plentiful supply of refresh meni s had been partaken of the mee...
COBURG BRANCH, P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
COBURG I3BANCU, P.A.F.S. A neceting of the Loyal Coburg Lodge, No. 44, P.A.F.S., was held on \\Wednesday, April Sth, at the lodge room (the Dispensary Hall, Coburg). ITh'eri was a very large attendance. th'o. Batchelor, W.3., presided. All oiicters were present, and two new memiibers were admitted, while a num her ol others were nominated. After the usual business had been dealt with umpromptu speeches were delivered by the members, and some interesting subjects were debated. After a very eniovable evening the meetuing closed in the usual manner by singing the National Anthenm. Members are re minded that a. smoke social will be hcld at the next meeting, April 27th, and also that a sociable evening is to he held at the lodge room on the 11th May.
SHREWSBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
SHREWSBURY BISCUITS. In a basin beat to :;a,c.,reamn 4oz. of butter with 4oz.: of castor, sugar'. Mlix ia a plate ,lb. of flour with a quarter, of a.teaspoonful. of bak ing powder ind, a'. pinch of salt. HIaving next .well beaten an egg, add to it a few drops of lemoni flavouring. Alternately add to the heaten cream of butter and sugar the dry ingredients in small quan titics with the beaten egg until all is used up. Knead " the dough lightly, roll out thinly, and cut into hboth oval and crescent shapes. This'is done by first cutting out. the rounds.. then by cutting each round in t wo with the cutter-a crescent. and oval shape being thus obtain ed from each round. Place these on a greased tin, and bake ini a very moderate oven for a quarter of an hour.
LOYAL ROSE OF DENMARK LODGE, M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
LO?YAL ROSE OF01 DENM3[ARK LIODCGE. \.U.T.O.O.F, In connection with the above lodge a social, which was largely attended by inmbers and friends, w.as h!ld in the 3l. U. Hall, Sydney rioad. Cobnurg last Saturday week. for the tiuty of enter tainimne the Port l'nillip l)istrict. otli cers. of whom Bro. Frederick Condron1 i- the present District Grand Master a'd also secretary of the local blranclh. T"1"e Grand A31:ster of the order in \itiria, Bro. W . T. K. -mlcroev. was prse.nt repr ,s ntin tile Granmd \1Mns 'r atnd .ard of Directors. T"i. toast of tel', Gr( nd .Mast,'r and Board of Director`s w as pr'pos, ed by 1 .-retrv1. Condicen. d:ingll1 which Ihe 'i~niena tt,1lt Bi ro. iPo,? er:,v on, at natining the hih pomitin of Grlnud Master of such a large and wealthv if'iently -ociety as thle M1anchester t ,ity. Grond Maser : W. J. llotii, tr,1v ii frepl. hlanked o Secrtlly Co _ndrol forli th,, kind rl lte llilk d Clon:' t i. 1'i '. andc to o iresent for the lolval man ntro in which the ...
BANBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
B3ANI3URY BISCUITS. In a basin mix Goz. of flour and 2oz. of cornflour, adding to these Soz. of castor sugar, a. quarter of a teaspoonful of baking powder, and a pinch of salt. With the tips of the fingers crumble in finely ;lb. "of, butter, afterwards addiing 2oz. of currants, washed, dried, and lpicked. Moisten these iniiredients to a stiff dough with a "'ell-beaten egg ; and then turn out, knead well, and roll out thinly. The dough cut into rounds the size of a breakfastcup the round being placed on a greased tin, and b)akcd in a moderate even :until they become a pale yellow co lour. As a rule these biscuits take about a quarter of an hour to fire.
BRUNSWICK TENT, I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
BIRUNSWICK TENT, 1.0.R. The officers and members of the above Tllit nmet in larr e numbers on Tu?ndaly, 31st 31arch, in the Reehabite 1-II; to do honor and wish bolln voage to ,Bro. G. W. Ewen. P.C.R. and trus te,, who leaves on a visit to the home land. Broe. H. Darra.h, C.R., pre -i .ed. A large nlumber of visitors was present, in :addition t the mlembers of the Tenr, the hall heing nearly filled. Bro. Ewenl is one of the oldest menm hers, and ha: seen the Tent increase froll a veIrV small one to one of the lar'',est in the State. Hle has always taken a keen interest in its affairs. and has been unsparing in his efforts to, promote its success. Bros. Cr. D. Philinhp. X. Bell, P.D. Secretary. bore testimony to, Bro. Ewen's worth as a man and citizen. Bro. Rev. J. A. Crockett proposed in a splendid speech, seconded by Bro. . 1t. Rob. erts, P.D).C.R., in his usual stirring manner. the health of the guest, which was carried with cheers. Mr. Bird, President of the B. and C. I'.F.S., al...
BRAN BISCUTIS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
BRAN BISCUITS. Mix in n basin ilb. of flour, 1Ib. of.hran, I oz. of brown sugar (I j tablespoonfuls), and a quarter of a traspoonful of salt. Press the lumtps out of a quarter of a tea lspooniul of baking soda and a qluar ter of a teaspoonful of creamll of tartar. and mix these with the othr ingredients. Crumble into the dry mixture ;lh. of but ter. and, when quite tine, moisten the whole to a very stiff dough with buttermilk. 'I'ura on a floured board, knead, and roll out thinly, and cut into rounds thzesize of a teacup. The rounds are haked on a greased tin in a moderate overn for a quarter of all hour.
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. THE A.N.A. BRUNSWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. THE A.N.A. BRUNSWICK IBRANCH. At the last fortnightly meeting of the above society the President (Mr. E. W. TI'regardh) presided, and there was a fair attendance of members. A letter was received from Ex-President J. Watson, bidding the branch fare well. Mr. Watson is about to reside in Perth. W.A. Three candidates for membership were elected. and received a cordial welcome by the chairman. Three nominations were received. The following motion, moved by ix. C. W. Oshorne. viz., 'That this hranch of the A.N.A. is of the opinion that. it is advisable in the interests of the pub lic to have the Public Library opened oin Sundays.' was deferred after dis cussio til tl the half-ye arly night, .no tice of same to be placed on the sum mons paper. On the conclusion of gen o'rall business an iimproimptu debate was held, several of the members taking part in the contest, the questions dis cussed heing of a topical nature. As sist. Secretary E. A. Powell acted as judge, and ...
Ladies' Column. VARIOUS BISCUITS. GINGER SNAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
Ladies' Column. VARIOUS 3ISCUITS. GINGER SNAPS. Mix in a basin Ilb. of flour, arid add to it a pinch of salt, 2oz. of sugar (two tablespoonfuls), a tea spoonful of ground ginger, the same quantity of Jamaica. pepper, a small shake of white peppcr, and a quar ter of a teaspoonful of ,aking soda with the lumps pressed out. Into these ingredients crumble 2oz. of hatter, and moisten the whole to a still dough with a little golden syrup. Turn the dough ton to a floured board, roll out thinly, cut into small rounds, and hbake on a. greased tint in a slow oven for fromi a quarter of an hour to twenty minutes.
COBURG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
COBURG BRANCH. A successful indoor sporis was held by the above branch in tote Town Hall on Thursday, 2nd April, before a large attendance of friend= and members. Before commencing the games, it w\as seen by M1r. Monks that by the run.m her of entries received that there was io be keen competition for the hand. some prizes donated by the lodge, and in this respect the co':i'ittoe desire to thank the cfforts of MIrs. Evan-s and Messrs. Monks. Murplhy. Nicholls (2) and Orchard, for their splendid ser vices in bringing the games to a most enjoyanble evening. The president (Mr. J. Hammond) announced that he had muclh pleasure, on behalf of the lodge. to present the winners. Miss Edith Evans and Mr. I-Iamilton Drew. with their respective prizes. Mr. Drew suitably responded on behalf of Miss Evans and himself.
The Magic Oven. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
l The Magic Oven. r 'ITo let the fire go out, and to t go out yourself, and yet be able to Sproduce a hot and aplpetising dish at a minute:s notice on your return from a long walk. shopping, or a visit to a picture-palace, sounds impossible. But all you have to do is to get a sugar-box, with a lid, or a small tea-chest, cost ing, say, Gd., and two pennyworth of hay, sutlicient to fill the box. Place, before you go out, your stow or hash, or hat-. ever it is, in the box quickly, wrap it round with a piece of old blan I- ket. emlbod it in the ha v, close the . lid tightly, and the cooking will go on slowly for hours. The stew should he just short of boiling point when put in the box. STo line the latter with felt or other non-conducti i. material is an iimpro\ etnent, as the heat is con es served st ill longer. Renew the hay is fromn tiimeo to timte. Fli!pson: "'Young W1 aggles has got the laugh turned on hinuself in his little joke against the Blazes Fire Insurance (Company." F lopso...
Fishing Tales. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
Fishing Tales. . Among the most interesting; €coin trihuitors to Mr. 1,- G. A-l??' lo ls book of fishing stories is :ord Ies borough, who relates :somniecreiiakrlkable facts regarding 1ttripon: fisting:. :':The tarpon, a fish . hici :o?iieCtimes reaches a 'length ;of:-. over: fit and mnay weigh as u-di si 2101b., has peculiair jhium ing popensities, and if ofte hippens to j?iump onito a fislierman;, or eit:i:: into~ the B-_i ba tt thei 'consequiones: ah?'.e I disigree able. .Lord ?)esbloiogh(l s?vs lit. hthe most- ecting and exhasexiisig fiohts -he e?'er had with tarpon iwere i th three fish i'he hooled.exact l- in the middle of thel bac ?N': owv they man aged to gct hiook? ed iin tha siot is not easy'= to :'leternine, though the expe rience- . is fairly coin-t mon, it appears. Lord I)esbloroiglh s last fish in Florida was a gigantic shark, which seized a lO01b. tairpon that he was playing, a nd, having ?:swailowed it, got hooked itself. As an illustra tion of the great strength of ...
WEDDING BELLS. STURROCK—POTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
WEDDING BELLS. --------+----- STURROC K-POTTER. H 'I'lThe marriage of 31iss Gertrude G. AM. Sturrock, the daughter of Mr. Alexander Sturrock, of Auld Reekie, N Royal Parade, Royal Park, with Mr. Allen P. Potter, was celebrated on Saturday afternono, the 4-th inst., at the `College Church, Parkville, the I] Rev. Mr. Milne being the officiating clergyman. After the ceremony the guests adjourned to Auld Reekie, and E at the wedding breakfast several toasts were proposed. Mr. Jarvis, the uncle of the bride, proposed the health of the bride in most appropriate terms. The brid&egroomn (Mr. Potter) replied in a speech eloquent, well delivered, and effective, and spoke as one to the manner born for speaking. Mr. Alex ander Sturrock proposed the toast of the bridegroom's mother, who unfor tunately was detained in Adelaide. Miss Potter, the, sisteir of the bride groom, spoke really well in reply. The fMayor (Cr. Miliward) proposed the health of the bride's parents, which toast was sup...
Monastery Besieged by the Mad. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
Monastery Besieged by the Mad. B]ecause a monk named innocen tius, of Moldavia, Russia, was said to have instantly cured .i lunatic of his rmaidness, a great crowd of peasants besieged the monastery hringing their inad relatives or friends to be healed. It appears that in that, part of Russia lunacy is very frequent, owing, it, is sup ,o,-.ed, to the use of unripe mailc in;tead of leaveil.ll breadl. Itit the ignllorlnlt anid slupe'rstitioulls lensan:S believe tlhatt the mad(ness Is caused by an e\ il sirit taking up his abodl? in the soul of his unihaplll vctimli. and, believing that Inno . cltius has the :l.ower to east ,iout (devils, titousan Is have lately app)eal c, to him oin ,tehalf of their l,.edl (li'o s. A ne :?apll(b r (orres pli iil' ilt tells us that Mh\ila\ ia had ibecoime such 1an "' " .olIle iIt 'rn of th1le: mad," - that the t;m,,\ rt'nm-! 1t banisied innoccltiius to alnother iionatistl2r iln the extrenu Iinorth of 1:?ussia, lon a river calle the 0 ',:. l1is fil lowc...
LOUGHTON—McPHEE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 17 April 1914
LOUIGHTON-M cPHEE. A very pretty wedding was celebrat ed on the 8th April, at the Presbyter inan Church, Sydney road, Brunswick, by Rev. John A. Crockett, when Ern est, youngest son of the late William Loughton and Mrs. Loddington, of Wilkinson street, West Brunswick, was married to Lilian, youngest and only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Mc Phee, of 31 Thomas st., East Bruns- a wick, at which a large crowd assem- C bled. The bridesmaids were Miss Ada Loughton, Miss Gladys Johnston, Miss , Muriel_ Wood: cest-?man, Mi ... l.:?, Ihee; groomsumeri, Messrs. C:. Lou h ton and N. McPhee. The bride was dressed in creamn silk, richly trimmed with lace, and carriedl a beautiful white flower. The brides nmaids were dressed in cream silk and carried pink bouquets. - The bridegroom's gift to bride was gold watch chain; bride's gift to bride groom, gold mounted watch guard; bridegroom's gifts to bridesmaids, gold rings. There were many valuable and useful presents too numerous to men tion, but grea...