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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
A -GOOf1fEM EDY. If a child slhould- have the misfortune to contract ringworl, shave off -the hair round the affected part, and paint it:-with iodine. This is a very good remedy. A coating should be applied every ddy un til a cure is effected. If, however, she has contracted it very badly, medical ad vice should. at once be sought. - 'fanuy mothers, at the -first appearanlce of nits .in a child's hair, will ato once ruthlessly shave off thle little one'sotloeks, however long and luxuriant their growth. This is by no means necessary, as there are many ointmneunts and preparations now son the market which are effective in destroying the parasites after one or two appDlications only. Be careful, horw over, to use a preparatioll which does no harm to the roots of the hair. --Very often children lose large quantitiesR of hair as a result of tile applicatiqn of no drastic a remedy. PUBLIC NOTICES. S THE SMART HAT SHOP. ' HARRISON'S S 53 PUCKLE ST., MOONEE PONDS. S (Late lIrs. Vernon's). ?...
HANDS AND NAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
IANDfS AND .NAILS: Children should be trained early to take great catre of their nails. This is especi ally essential for girls, for it is upon the care given to their Ihands fit early childhood that the appearance of their hands awhen they grow up will d~*ind. Teach a child to koeeli her-:i hails tho roughly clean and nieatly trinitied, aind to push them well back sfter washing, to ensure the .nresence ofl-llalf-moons. In this way they .will grlhtnllisly assem-iin - pretty shape. . - 2 The too nails should-? b regulg/, also. Never cut a child's -toe'%r: curve at the sides, as thist ?4vot- C of that distressing coiplar o too nail. Only the best toilet e used for children. In thei c this is especially essential, " - is rery sensitive indeed. A?l a soaps should be avoided., 7
USEFUL HINTS CARE OF THE CHILD. SOME USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
UCSEIUI. H4INI'S OARE .OF THE CHILD':'- - SOME USEFUL HINTS. Many mothers wonder why their daugh ters who had pretty, soft, luxuriant hair Inl early childhood begin to lose it at the age of 13, and have very scanty locks when they grow up. This is very often due to neglect of the hair during. in fancy and early childhood." A baby's hair should be washed every day, dried with a soft towel, and brushed with a soft brush. As soon as the hair begins to grow long, however; this daily washing should be discontinued. For a child of 3 or 4, .a shampoo once a week is quite enough. Do not let the little mite run about with her 'hair damp. This is a. frequent .cause of cold which many mothers are apt to overlook... It is really unwise to let a' tiny girl's hair grow too long. Keep.it.w.ell trimimed and, even at the ends. It is very in jurious also to plait a oung "child's ..hair in several tight plaits before 'sli goes to bed at night. If it must be curled or waved it is quite easy to do -it u...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
THUMBS UP -4---~-. From "Sydney Sunday -Sun." During the present strike of water-side workers in New Zealand, one of the luin per, who was feeling very dry after a great deal of shouting, adjourned to a iitlarby t0otal. Long beer, he demanded. 'les barman placed tile beer in front of the Itmlper, who took it upl and scoffed it ofa-at a galp. iHey! wliere's the money for that beer? iMoney? I ain't got anly money, said the th'irsty one. The barman stooped down and grilpped aL rusty .old revolver wrhich he kept tlhere. Sprinsgiung over the center ie levelled the revolver at the lumpef's head. Do you see that? said the barman. Yes, said tie lumper: what is it? That's a revolver! said the barman. A revolver; is that all? said tile lismper. My God, you did give me a fright. I tiouglit it was a new kind of stomaclh pump ! \in. , ichio, c.o 42 Sussex street, Wel- lington (l.Z.i What have you to say for yourself? ask cdl tile police magistrate of the haru-wora ing woman who had been arrested...
UNIVERSITY EXTENSION LECTURES ESSENDON CENTRE. REPORT FOR YEAR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
UNIVERSIT'Y EXTEN SION LECTURES ---+--- i ESSENDON OENTRE. REPORT FOE YEAR 1913. At the meeting of the above, held at the ton hall, imoonoe Ponds, MEr. J. J. Con nor presiding, the following report was rseado r Aiz. -- " In April aud May letters were received from hr. Leach, eerctary of the Univer sity Etelinsionli Board urging the EssendoIl Ccntre to arrange a course of lectures dor iog the winter months. T'ho matter wvas brought before tihe members of the Esseni don Literary Association, and a meeting called in Mrs. \Vernol's rooms" Ihe attend ante, however, was so small that it was considered inadvisable to take any defi tioli Later, the matter was again nit6-?to.Laetl emeso h Litorary discussed by the nembers of tie Ass oiation, when it was decided that, al thln1Ii rather late in the year, a course of lYcture should, if possible, be hold. On eliresentation being mnade to RIis iVor slimte MaJyor, Cr. E. E. Roberts, as to • .? desirability of holding a course of .ib'iversity Exten...
CITY OF ESSENDON ESTIMATE FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER, 1914. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
.CIT·Y OF ·ESSENDON~::: ESTIMATE FORL THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER. 1914. ESTIIMATED RECEIPTS. Bantsk Balance . £676 Rates Arreara 200 Interest on ltates ... 100 oan tliargeS Current and Arrears ... 500 Sale of Pan . . 40 'a r-paving Arrears ... ... 150 Tar-lavig (worls authorised) ......... 170 Lalles rrelrs . ...... 50 Priratn Streets Arrears ............ ... 350 Private Crossings ................... 140 Private WVors Iterest ...... ...... ... 20 \\Welghts anld Measures Fees .......... 12 Dog Registration Fees ............... 400 Hulld inlg bFees ... ...... ......... ... ... 300 Hnttlllry Licenso Fees .................. 25 lgcttintg Act 1906 Fund .......... 476 FarirEs anl Gardens-Grant ......H... 10 Fines aitd Costs......-...... ,...... 280 'Jown lIall ReIlt-... ..: ... .. ... ...... 160 lent Reserves and Cottage ... ...;.. 37 Street 1erutits Sutpervision ...... 0.:... 090 Hire of Road Holler 260 salo of Metal ..... ....... ... -......... 2,6U0 Miscellaneous ......... ... -... ...
No. 9, 300 yds. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
No., 3300 yds. 1 Cdt. J. W.Ileier, ...........yd . 3s 0d 2 t. A. Tilicy, 61 .. . s bd 3 Cat. H. Patserson, 31 ......... s d 4 Cdt. . Slhaw, ... .. 1s 6t 5 (dt. J. Scaler, 28 .. ... is Ou In addition to the foregoing the club had two representauve teams o0 five caunts corspetmg in the ictorlan Tiile Associa tions anlual matches, held at Williais town last aovem ier, both teams shootngy into places. "A" team gained 12th place with a score of 234. "" Iteam lti placet with 221, both teams winning oL. "'A' team was composed of Col Sgt. Hlannalt, Corp. Bradley Catlets Tilley, Sliaw, Sclta fer. "'" team: Corp. logeruon. Cadets P-tterson, MIeier. Barker and Watson. There wore about 6o teams competing. Uon currently with the team matclles, 2 in divodual matches of 7 shots st Oys. Sann 7 sbots at 3 e3 yds, were shot In rite 2SJ yds. matclh. Chiaspio u . 'A lley w5O5 again successful in uo3en competlllni ski tosing or Ist place wvi 34 or a pussisole am, slt tuOh cnd place on tce count tnoa, wi...
No. 5, 300 yds. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
P ?t. No. 5, Gu0ydB. : 1 dt. Jt. 1 eier, 54 3.....d. . .. Od 2 Cat. O. Matnew, ,4 .].... ,., 6d 3 Corp J. Alexander. 34 ..... :`4 (At. A Tilley. d3 a~;=~~~:-1--: I'No 8 33Oys.s' . 1 Col Sgt. 1auinalu, 35 ... . . . 2 Cat. A. Tilley, ...... .' ~, 3 CA. o srson , 0............. 1.33 4 Odt. C. Sc afe. 2i 1s SJd 5 Cdt. J. Scliafe.\~2) iS.· J· · ·:··id
Boys and Cartridges. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Boys andt Cartridges. The danger of boys playing with li-e cartridges was exemplified during the holidlay season at St. Kilda, when , Leslie 1e Nepeu, 14 years of age, we? 7 pricking a cartridge, presumably. see what it was stuffed with>, thumb and tn:o fingers of his Iec were blown into the atmos's o hand being badly shatter dition he received sere. face and chest. ie Alfred Ht-ospital s' e shocli. 6-st' g&P okt, F
Railway Passengers and Cattle Trucks. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Railway Passengers and Cattle Trucks. Railway passengers travelling on the near-suburban holiday lines com plain bitterly that, after having paid first class fares, they were invited to step into cattle trucks, with all the discomforts, plus the cattle stink. Some refused to use their tickets, uand indignantly demanded their repurchase at face value from the ticket sellers. Others submitted to the imposition. But those who did not use their tickets have been writing indignant letters n "the voices of the mornig," aver -in.g that, as the Railway Depa'rtnm'nt l.s' travellers fined for riding on see mid class tickets in first class carriages, .hen it would be a fair proposition ,hat the department should be prose •iuted and fined for imposing upon first class passengers by requiring them to rido in third class rolling stock.
Tait Cars and Electrification. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Tait Cars and Electrification. The Victorian Railway Deplartment i,. tend to commlence the erection of 58 nlr e?rn vestibule and lavatory cars for _ country traflic. Thlese cars are to replc~t some of the "hearses" running on the country lines. .ollowing on tle building of these cars ?se department will give special attention o o the preparatiotln of suburban vchil for f electrification. We have at present ?1. Tait cars. These will, ith .the lvntt electrification. be con wetrte, rinte trt Tll. *]el? n.? vul~lcl to' be built vill be orovisln .vtt?1 0 ucr, c , tore. The nteoftiort Is also to bellO 200 moro of the comfortalsle'l'ait v :a.rs, eventu ally. after the other previ,)ll :ls-ntioned movements have beems acctssu'lshiel. it. is intenled to usesall se plresent s'-slfr' hogfie stock for tie purloses of el I·s t tion. This will save a gr cI t I ' I v pen1se. With electrification itt is ,ed! to increalso tile travelling speed f as t6 miles to 21 mniles an hour. Thet. /, fre quency o...
A Mothers' and Fathers' Question. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
A Mothers' and Fathers' Question. We commend to the consideration of every mother and father in Essendon, as well as to that of every patriotic citizen, the perusal of a special article in another column, advocating whole-hearted support and work in the cause of the fete to be held in Queen's Park, at the end of March, to assist in promoting the interests and welfare of Essendon's boys under military tralning. The article, under the heading of "Qarden Fete," deals exhaustively with s?ery aspect of heo question, and the ground it traverses cannot well be Oct a iut in a brief- paragraph. One of the I, oi aims is to raise money for purchaEi g brass instruments for a local. military band; and then therre are iniumerable other requirements for wlich mponey iyl be wanted, in order that Essendion's boys may be equipped in such a way as will .make them proud of being sold"ers, and lot us hope, of being Essendonia' Wo trust the article will be closely read by every adult in Essondon. . -
Essendon Assembly Election. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Essendon Assembly Election. The Hen. W. A. Watt, who has to go before his electors in consequence of having taken office in the new min istry, is to be opposed by Mr. Frank Keano, who lhas been selected by the Labour party. It will be remembered that MIr. Keano opposed Mr. Watt at the last general election, when the former was defeated by 2147 votes, the numibers being: Keane, 4987; Watt. 7134.
Motor Road Hogs. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
. fotor Road Hogs. The following, fron the 'Footscray Independent," hIas, perhaps, as much application to Essondoln's main road miotor conditions as to those prevailiiig ill the suburb of our contemporary: * 'The regulation of motor cars is a matter which w ill halve to be taken into earnest consideration by the local council. A railway locomotive is crib bedl, cabined, and confined within fences, but the driver of a motor car, often flyinm at the pace of a railway train, caii skip along our thoroughfares secure in the knowledge that there is niothing to hold him. Ballarat and Geelong roads, as main thorouglifares to important centres, are much used by the car men, and mc few of them n iot particular as to speed have been ex tremely careless as to the rights of pedestrians. Time and again stories are lnarratdd of hairbreadth escapes from the wilder kind of car men, and in a few instances actual physical hurt has been caused. There is another aus pect which should particuluarly appel...
HARICOTS WITH HAM. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
HARICOTS W'ITH HAM. A pint of whitd haricots should be soaked for 24 hours in cold water, then drained and put in a stewpan, with white stock to cover, a good sized Spanish onion cut in shreds, a little white sugar, and a few' strips of raw streaky bacon. Lay a buttered paper over, and cook gently for a couple of hours, or until quite soft. When near ly done, add a gill of milk, a teaspoon ful of mustard, -and a teaspoonful of chopped sage. Dish in a neat pile, add very little salt, and lay some nice ly-grilied or broiled ham in long, nar row slices round the beans. Between the ham place croutons spread with thick tomato puree, seasoned with cheese.