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ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB V.F.A. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of Essendon Foot ball club was held in the Essendon Public Hall on 5th March. Cr. T. P. Lyons. president, occupied the chair, and there was an attendance that comfortably filled the hall. The President expressed pleasure at pre. siding although the season just closed had not been as successful as could have been anticipated. There was one fact out standing, viz: that the good position of the club was due to the efforts of the committee, who had been obliged to man age on £275 less receipts than had charac terised'the previous season. This showed good business on the part of the com mittee, who. had not taken out of the funds of the club as much as the price of a cigar or a drink during the season. LHe expressed warm appreciation of the good work of Dr. Spring. who was preSent at slmoet every meeting. and who ably conducted the business of the chair when called upon to preside. The work of Mr. McInttyre on the coumnittee was a...
LEFT-HANDED CHILDREN. DANGER OF CHECKING HABIT. CAUSE OF STAMMERING AND DULNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
LEFT-HANDED CHILDREN. 'D;ANGER oF CHECKING'HABIT. CAUSE OF STAMMERING AND SDULNESS. :. Lecturing- before the. Child Study So cietyin London; Mr.. P. B. Ballard, London County Council Inspector of Schools, said that left-handed bowlers sent down the ugliest balls, and left handed boxers'dealt.the most unexpect ed blows. To be- left-handed, it seemed, was regarded as not merely awkward, but wicked, But lie said,. any attempt to interfere with a child's natural habit 6f. using the left hand was liable to make him starmer . Out of one. group of 545 lefthanded children 1,per cent. of pure left-hand ors stammerled against 4.3 per cent, of 399 left-handers being taught to use the right hand. In another group of 207 the figures were 4.2 per cent. and 21.8 per cent, respectively. Six out of tel, left-handed children who had been taught the use of the right hand were practically cured of stammering after being allowed to use the left hand; exclusively for eighteen months. All of-which went to...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
NOTES BY THE WAY -.----.. By "Observer." At time of sriting, the question of the appointment of lfr. Alfred Deakin as High Commissioner for Australia in America, after heo has completed his duties as Chairman of the Commission to control the Australian exhibit at the Panama Exhibition, lacks a definite aspect, and that gentleman, himself, says that he knows practically nothing about it. Irrespective altogetler of the personal popularity of Mr. Deakin and the bteem he is held in by per sons of all shades of politics, the aip pointment of a 'permanent Conrnus stoner for the Australian Common wealth in America will certainly be the creation of an utterly useless office, and another example of unjustifiable Federal expenditure. Even as regards the filling of this role in England by Sir George Reid, many people fail to see the necessity of it, considering every State has its Agent-General in London, but such an appointment as re-ards America will be a costly farce indeed. If, weu are s t...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
THUMBS UP From "Sydney Sunday Sun." Two tramps were crossing a bridge over a river one day, when they. saw -a notice which read: "£1 will be given to anyone saving life from this bridge." "You jump in, Bill, and I'll come and ressue'you," said one. "Right-ho!" said the other. "And then we'll share the quid." According li one of the tramps plunged into the river and began to yell lustily for help. Mike, safe on the bridge, turned to his friend struggling in the water, and, with an excited countenance, called out : "Sorry, Bill, but I've just seen a no tice that says two pounds will be paid for a dead body!'.' -P. Hilton, c/o Pitt, Son and Badgery Ltd., O'Connell street, Sydney. ®-®-®_ An Irishman and a Scot were arguing as to the merits of their respective cluntries. "Ahi, woel," said Sandy. "they too,'. dow n a aauld castle ill Sotland and oond manny wires under it, which shows that the telegraph was knoon here hoondreds'o' year ago." "Well," said Pat, "they toor down atn old castle...
Cattle in the Streets. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
attlei in tile Streets. .1 petition from about 100 residents of Hleinlington was reid on Monday at tile neetcling ol the Meluourne City Council, in which It was coinllaineus that mobs of cat-. tie were driveu tllrouglh the streets during prohlbitedl hours. It was tlated tbat wleu thle cattle were about o great. was the di?ligor to people that they did not care to venture out of doors. A further cause ol trouule was said to be the driv ing of cattle along'the roads on Sunlays. 'Ilo ieotitloll was relerred to the pubhle wiorks coulcrittea-or investigation, wleit tile objet of having' tle siuisunce relle. d'ie.f
Fawkner Literary and Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
a-n'?d-6 Fawknier-Literary d DJbating Society. " At the last meeting of tile above Society therl was a ulair attendanlce of lelmoter ,liei lirIlius. 'ite jiresident, Rev A, MC . ella;e. was in tile cllar. Thb?aminutes of t oll reviots meletllg were read aria coil iriledl. Buslness was briefly- disposed of; tili rile ayllabUS iteum Was trennproceoedd Wltll, vti:-'ltapor oil Captain Cooli," by .ims -cejl-age,. who entertained tile aunl urte ot hilanis-was carried by acclamia. tlun. Thlere is to be a errllenge uesate uaetweell awkrner and Bruiswict societies ilext Laucsday, Marecl 17t, the subject ie tiug ":Soula State l'arliaments be Abolislr ei;." JlrunswieK to amrm and awkrcner to olppose. Tito public are invited tocome ';alollng aud a right royal welcorme is ex telled to a!l. at yoa are rot a member, you oientL to ibe. Come along and join.
Sale of Villa. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
0",U u, *I"".. On Saturdlay, 21st March, at 4 o'clock, all auctlOl sale of the agnllltlCfenCt Qucnln non1l?e w.u. Villa. at tie corller of Bucxley 4,Oa a'rimrose btreets, ?sscnuon, wiith takc placc. TIh villa colltams slx rooms, ves ,octle, b;til. wasloh-cluse.,and occulpls it nle hcsaltlluy position on lanlld 60 x lsu. our-. tiler Iparicularc may to- had from ?T. 11. usatrass. ailsu o., estate agents. Loone ?ouuus: J. W. A. Austin. estato agett Dtoo uet aoolds; anlld louert, tanlllOy and Co., auctloteer, ]lcorelanu.
NEW MOTOR CAR TYRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
INEW MOTOR CAR TYrtE. Anowi tyre has made its appearance. which is a sort of combination of solid and pneumntic. It is lnot unlike tile ordinary tyre for which it can be substituted with out alteration its existiln standard tyro rims. Its principal point of differenceo lies in its elnormously tlickened tread Al.d in thie unluaial manner in which the tread i. formed. Tile tread itself is four or five times as thick as tile normal tread, and fornled ill it there are a . rn- r II very deep indentations alternatimu o01 either side and overlapping slightly at the centre of the tread. Between these in dilntations, alt tile sides tereer Pre u .,rr scooped out placLs, the purpose of whicel .x to assist in tile radiation of natural heat. By means of the deep indleniadous it is pointed out that the prinicpal drawback to tile solid tyre; barring its. lack of 'resili ency, of course,' is eliminated. . This draw back, it may be explained, is due.to the. tact that the weight of the car and its pr...
CROSS-CHANNEL AIRSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
CROSS-C1ILNEL AIR.SHIUP5S. Captain C. M. Waterlow, of the Royal Flying Corps, states that a new materiul has recently been discovered in England for manufacturing the gas envelopes of uirs-iss. It practically eliminates the leakage of gas. Thel secret of its mann facturo cannot be discovered by examinan tion or analysis. This material will make the airship a feasible commercial propo sition as a passenger-carrying vehicle. Captain Waterlow prophesies that airship.s runninob regularly between London and Paris will carry fifty passengers; and do sixty miles an hour with ease and co- fort. "As passengers pass' through the turostiles to the airship .their weight will. be recorded. Those over thirteen stone would have to pay excess. Conse. quently gontlemeni near the limit would discard coats and wraps, and give thenm to their lighter frienas. All England would be furnished with lighthouses-the white upper light would be the country one. and thile lower red light would indi cato the subd...
A New No Licence League. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
A Now No Liconce Leagoe. d At a mecting held in tbhe Kenigton town Iall on 29LIh Jaluary ltot, it wal agreedl to fiorm a No Licelce League for the d'leomington and Kensington electorate. llticers anU committee wecre elected,. with an energetio secretary ill tile person of Mr. A. It. Brooker. ,tnd work in this dit trict has commenced. On Monday even ingl, March 9th., a public meeting was Ileld In the Newmarket Presbycterian hoday nsohooL..Mr. A. J. Dfalgleljl., prsidet. tile ornoch;'roccpeý?i,mo oonnr=: Wh1Vtlffd witl Vi?w ottf he Tempe Qucstton and its Prospect.' lbiop toe grelt strides mode in the temp imosesent in Lnglalo. whleroe, two?' ago tUO Bill to Otend thle oliqor lai ted by toeHoust oa Comtormo Oas rej ay thl iouse ol Lordlos, bt ince ti? llouse ot Lords' oo lo Mill hbso ,ecomd' and Mr. Aoquith bas promised to i d?ce the ibill aaint, and it is is ie .y te Iposaie 01 Lords oly time it treotp law in spite of tlhem. Scot VJ:, 9 years of agitatioot, loa otaid luiil la. ver wbt...
Tonsorial Teams. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
'tonsorial 'eamrs. A ?nrrespondeItt writes:-lWhat should lprove a highly interesting and amunsing criciet matcll,will take place at Queen's Park, on Wednesday alternoon next. when teams representing tile custonmers of idessr,. Jim Mdale sand C. S. Tointon's hair dressing saloons will try their skill with tie bat anld ball. Tle selectors of both teams hayve had considerale dillhculty ow ing to the large number of "players"' be. lng available lor selection. Many heated argusletts have taken place as to thle lif terset players' claims for selection. flow-? ever, tLheL selectors announce, fearlessly? lthat the lealis will be selected from the'i iollowilng. - Male's Australian Eleven -* irullthtul Jim, ied Kelly. Lan Kelly. Rtu beln Kyile, .anger Siglnal, a'crcy srunlton, Stadium Jone, Softl Drinks Dave. Late Ilsuo,. Cawoodl. Wooly 'iTurnbulll. lard olies, iillie, Lolne liadl Jerry. and asa Jor \Wardll with Windy ireeze as um Aire. 'oslton's Team :--C. Sl. 'lointon, Ad loulg, BUil AtKlnl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
PUBLIC. NOTICES. JOIN A LIVE FRIENDLY SBOIETY. By beNoming" ad MEMBER OF COURT ELSENDON, No. 7408, Ancient Order of Foresters. NO ENTRANCE FEES. NO LEVIES. World wide Order. Lowest Rate of con tributlions from Is 1d per week. Sick Pay. £1 per week. Funeral Benefits,£ and £10. Particulars from members., or- W. A. CADWALLADER. Sec. 9 Ardoch street, Esendon. LATHAM LOCAL SILL POSTER 4 Flinders Buildings. City. Telephone 3210. Moonee Ponds telephone, 76 Ascot. CASH BUTCHER. CORNER MOUNT ALEXANDER ROA)D and TAYLOR STREET. MOONEE PONDS. Pricee Lowest, Quality Best. Cleanliness and Civility. A TRIAL SOLI0TED. ALSO AT NORTH MELBOURNE. ALFRED STEEBBmG,. DEPTFORD LAUNDRY 17 MARIIIBYNONG RD:. ASCOT-VALE. (Opposite Masonic Hal). Awarded Silver Medal the Victorian, Laundry Association, Melbourne Exhibi tion. 190. Shirts and Collars a Specialty. Washing and Mangling. Work Called For and Delivered. ABPHALTING. J. A. HERITAGE 52 PASCOE VALE ROAD, MOONEE. PONDS. Undertakes ASPHALTING and SUPPLY of M...
PHYSICAL CULTURE WRESTLING AND WEIGHT-LIFTING. KENSINGTON PHYSICAL CULTURE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
PHYSICAL CULTURE IWRE,?ILING ANID WEIGHT-LIFTIN G. KIlSINUTON PIHYISICAL CULTUlII'UE SCIIOUL. lhe a4bove-i',rod school entered six corn retitors for the A.N.A. Championship [4ltl t:h followialg result: ,lolllay leatlherl), P. L. Canrr (K.P.U.S,. lent to J. iHarriugton (bitzroy) otn pint4s. 'cr was UlllOtloubtedlv thle cleverer wrest er of to two, but Ilarrington had t4e scirllgthl. Caurt, after tlee years" of corn lc;itlon 1rctlll04g, has been thrown onll"y 010.c 414e,11 a hll l1h e n 14as acquired his lull -,o1rllg?l, ho will surely hold thle clhan 4uns4top4. (UMiddles). u. IlocbesteriK.P.L.S., g.vl?g Auway a btone, lost to W., Meeske, ; i, ultirmate winner of the competition. ene-csduy iltFeatueors, B. Bloss IK.t.t..S.4, met and defeated S. Adams (K.P.U.S1. Adulms was m1Ling .his ilrt appearlance, and crcted a lavrourablo impression. Alter '.lnrri:oo e. Jo~Toatn Y~lpýi ,l:44d \V. Oaehy 1.I.1.5. Corberus) very 4. .,,y 0ito tlvo straight lalls. tMiddlesj, "snosw'" 1tardwich u.P.U.S....
WEIGHT-LIFTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
W EIWIIT,.-LIF1 G. Alothcr Australian record has been re corded to the credit of the above-named school. Mr. H?ywell Smith. who recently roske a Victornan record, a few nights ago, succeded in lilting one hundred and :lirty-eight and a. quarter pounds tssi5 pouudso in a lift known as a "one haned iletn from ground to arm's length above lead. This lift beats the record recently ield by Stephenson, of Adelaide, that stood at "131bs. The feat is extraordin sry also from the fact that Mr. Smith is jurst a fraction under 6ft in height and •?elghs 9st tilts.
HUMOROUS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
HUMOROUS ITEMS ---+--- iWhy is Maude so angry ,ith the photu nrapher? She found a label on the back sl hee lnicturo saying: The original of thLis photograph is carefully preserved. 0*0 Teacher: "Willie, you may spell felt." Willie: "'F-e-l-t" Teacher: "That's right. Now, Johnny, what is felt?" p Johnny: "Mamnma's slipper." "Ilobv did you come to be a professional ie~ggr?' "1 ain't no profesional beggar. i'm em 0**" Dloyede to git up statistics on how maoyt A celebrated vocalist was in a' motor-car a.ccident one day. A paper, after record ing the accident, said: We are happy to state that lie was able to appear the fol nowing evening in thyee pieces. *0* But, Helen, how did you make the ac quaintance of your second husband? it was quite romantic. I was oat walking w.ith smy first, when my secund came along in a motor and ran him down. Ji'at was the beginning of our friendslhip. Jones, who doesn't own a motor-cear, and is never likely to was met at the oo tor show by a friend, who exp...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. Monday, 9th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 12 March 1914
ESSENDON CITY -COUNCIL PUBLIO WORKS COMMITTEE. Monday..9th March. Cr. Rhodeni. chairman. presided over a meeting which was at first fairly thin, but which eventually thickened to such an extent that there was only one absentee. In the person of Cr. IMountain. who was understood to be ill. - S Correspondence. William Johnston, who was givenu per mission:to erect aI fence, wrote undertak ing to remove same when requnled.-Reeiv ed. A writer of Nicholson street, wrote re removal of tree guard and also asked for a pitched crossing.-Tree guard to' be re moved. Pitched -crossing would be put in on writer contributing £5. -Francis Kavanagh. Blurton Crescent.' complained of the roots of tree ruining his garden and asphalt. He offered to give £t towards the cost of removing the tree.-Curator to report. r ly Acting Deputy P.M.G. wrote re laying underfground telephone cables in Buckley and Park streets.--Rceived. - W. B. Bollen. MacPherson street, sent an account for £1 is Sd, damage done' by t...