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ARRESTED FOR GOSSIPING. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
ARRESTED FOR GOSSIPING. Onlo of Wisconsin's strange new laws passed by the last Legislature, corn monhly known as the Gossip Law, has iust recently been applied for the first time by the arrest of Peter Kesoski, of Niagara. The law provides that gos sip shall be subject to legal penalties, under the same conditions as slander, though with milder punishment, the amount of malice in the conversation beinr the distinguishing point between slander and gossip. The arrest fol lowed a charga that Kesoski referred slightingly to a 'Miss Rosa Burney.
SAFETY OF STEEL CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
SAFETY OF STEEL CARS. In the event of a heavy collision, wooden railway cars fail, either by going entirely to pieces or by one of the massive and strong underframes mounting upon another, and shearing the superstructure of the lower car entirely from its base. Wooden con struction has the disadvantage that, although its strength to resist the first shock is great, once it has given way it offers but little progressive re sistance to the crushing and rending energy of the collision; whereas the tough metal of which steel cars are built, not only offers a much greater resistance to the first shock, but, after the car or cars have begun to give way, the material still puts up a stub born fight to retain its original form. The behaviour of trains of steel cars in collisiolis shows that the end plat S" * € whrich eare not by the pas *gPand "ymeld S a- g the firsi t energy of . iie collision, and generally the whole of it, is expended in crumpling up the vestibules-furthermore, this usun...
The Essendon Election. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
rIhe Essendon Election. The Hon. W. A. Watt will open his election campaign by addressing the electors at the Essendon Public Hall, oppoiste tho station, on Monday next, the 5th January, at 8 p.m., and .at the King George's Hall, Union road, Ascot Vale, on Thursday, 8th January. The meeting to be held at Essendon will be attended by several members of the new ministry.
Bowling by Gas-Light. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
OWil..g sy (ian-isgilt. Iigbh-prossure gaslight has been installed by the management of the Williamstown Bowling Club. A plublio trial was made on Monday evening, with excellent° results. so that now the seasiders will be able'to spend both their days and nights on tlhe bowling green-assuming no stronger do mestic objections over-rule. .,,,;.-,-9
Heat Apoplexy. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Moait Apoplexy. During the heat on Monday, a laborer named Patrick BuckLey. 53 years of age, living at Normanby street, Newmarket, who was working near a hoarding at Len nox street, Riclhmond, with the sun's rays beating on him, became dazed, and had to be removed in a state of stupor to the Melbourne Hospital.
TURF TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
TURF TOPICS By "Evenl Time. The V.R. Club will cater for the racing fraternity onl New Year's Da' at Fleming tonl, where MIr. Byron .Moore and Iis elli ciet staff llwill Il voe everything tup to dsate for tile comfort of visitors. '-'he Standlishl anId Bagot Halndicaps are the lIrincilpal..races on thle lrogramnlte. The M?onItoone acinti Clob will be the cenlltre of attraction oni Saturday, Janu sry 3rd. -Mr. It. J. lBuchtaud has receiv ed :a hint-class list of entries for thle six races carded; and no doubt a large gather ing will be in attendance to witness the results. -+.-+-. All BIrag as given a lesson over the hurdles at Fleltington on Saturday morn ing. --@@?2- Chlas. Wilson, of Caulfield, llhas takenl Nagara in hand again. This lhorse has been oil thle easy list. Mir N. Falkiher has puhrchased the Bob adil lilly, Adorn, from Mr. J. Redferll. Adorn will in future be trained by Jas. Scobie, at Flelingiton. --@@@- A' t Moonce Valley on Saturdaty, Kenneth BIracken experienced tw...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIE ý? The Rev. W. It. King has retired from tie pastorate of the Ascot Vale Congrega tional Church after nine years' service, and has hXPen presented with a purse of sovereigns by tile congregation. Mr. King intends to live privately at Canterbury. Mr. Robert. Dawson has been appointed assistant surveyor, and Mr. Valentine elec trical engineer by the Brunswich City Council. tenley on the Maribyrniong is to be celebrated lon Saturday. 14th February. (Great preparations are being made, anli an el.iborate lr'ogr'anile is being arranl ed for. The functionm bids fair to be a InIclh Ire-ater slicces thlain its predeces sors. Ani inspection of the Maribyrnong river ill rcon ectioli with tilie iroosed improve nienlts is to lie mnade by tle Essendon River League on Saturday afternoon, 10th Janiiar.v. The next full meeting of the Essendon Uiver League is to be held on Thursday, 22nd January. The speaker at tl.e P.S.A. at the Ma sonic Hall oil Sunday will be Bro A. .T. Dalgleish. ...
The Danger of Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
The Danger of Fire. It is to be hoped that everyone will be careful in thle use of lire now that tile thermometer ranges so high in the nine ties, and that everything is as dry as tinder. The recent disastrous vaterside fires at Aspendale. Chelsea. etc., alford a lesson; and it is regrettablo that several local-residents ha-o ihereby lost their sea wide catmping-out houses. As a general rule picnickers take too many risks after having boiled the hilly, by leaving the fire to take care of itself, or else by allowing some smonld5ig em bers to remain and s~tariltit 7-~tuih atlvltV lvtll-r t th ssfttouflng breeze. It well be rme mbeuired that the beauties of Lorune were all devastated sodme four years ago by tile fires of careless eampers and 1sieuiceers Beautiful fern gullies and other plictnresoUc spots sere all burnt out on the occasion of Lorne's big fire, and in all Isrobability these opots will never regain their pristine loveliness. But the Lorne Progress Associationi has jrovide...
Essendon Council Estimates. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Essondon Council Estimatns. The estimates of receipts and expendi ture are published in our reading columns for general information, and show total estimated receipts of t30,500. This shows an increased income, due to new houses; and it is to be hoped that a means- will be devised whereby this increase can be allo cated in tlhe direction of rectifying tile financial-position and avoiding the neces sity of the municipal accounts being in overdraft for so large a portion of thei financial year. It is now or never for this --while the council his the solid advam tages of the loan expenditures, which ought to effect saving a heavy dratin oni the general revenue. On the expenditure side every penny of the £30,500 is scheduled for expenditure.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
[MPOH.TANT NOTICE I Kllow Bardware  ------ComIlpan-p- I JOSEPH KELLOW. Proprietor 20 years Departmental Manager, Chambers & Seymour 74 and 76 Puckle St., Moonee Ponds; Dec. 1913 Sj. About eighteen months ago the KELLOW . m HA'DW ARE C). purchas d the business of C. SJ. Langtord, and thei-" success since has been so H great that they have now the pleasure to announce IE having bought out the old established business or [ \Il T('H ELL SMITH, who for so long has been the D leading Ironmonger of'l "ckle St., Moonee.Ponds. There is no need to dilate on the excellent quality of the godds kept by this well-known firm. His riame and reputation arc well-known to all. The S KELLO.(W IAIADWARE CO. is equally well l known, and the fact that in so short a time they E have been able to buy out MITCHELL SMITH shows that their business methods and the quality of their goods have met with the approbation or M the inhabitants of the district. Ti e,ý - ,ftl.,, '.b'l1,ine willje I Co1ducted a...
Vatican Embargoes the Tango Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Vatican Embargujes thie Tango Dance. His Holiness the Pope has placed thl tango dance under the ban of his hol ofilce. The cables say that the Vatican has issued instructions to its clergy to in itiate a crusade against the dance, as be ing "offensive to the purity of every righst-minded person.' Althoughl the clergy of Rome have been fulminating against the dance, it is almost universal in the salons of tlheo Eternal City.
Essendon Ladies' Benevolent Society. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Essendon Ladies' Benevolent Society. The hon. treasurer wishes to state tlhat she has received during the omonth of De cember the following amounts towards the funds of Essendon Ladies' Benevolent So ciety, viz.:--Mr. David Elder, £5 5s; Vic torian Football Association, Essendon A Club, ,t 10s; Court Essondon A.O.F.. 10s 6d; National Bank of Australasia Ltd.. £2 2s; Trustees of Edward Wilson Charitable Fund, £10.
WANDERING COW NUISANCE [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
WANDERING COW NUISANCE Almost every suburb suffers from the wandering cow nuisance, and, notwith standing that the cows are arrested by the municipal cow-catchers, and the owners fined before the courts, owners of these animals still offend. So bad is the nuisance that. the municipalities of Footscray and Williainstown have proposals before them for prohibiting the keeping of cows within those municipalities. If Essendon cow own ers be not more careful there will be a movement set going to prohibit cow keeping within this city also. It will then be too late to repent. Already there are numbers of ratepayers who bit4erly complain of the wandering cows, so that offenders need not expect to bo allowed to keep cows much longer, unless ithoy show nlore con sideration to the general public. We are not making iny complaint as to the really excellent way in which our municipal inspectors perform their work, as they practically earn their salaries in the fines inflicted. But our purpose is t...
CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
---- -. --- . .C CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor. " Sir,-Your remarkably good reports of council meetings are seldom open to exception, but I trust that in fairness to me you will permit me to explain c that at the last 'meeting of the Bulla Shire Council I proposed that investi pect of a combined effort being made by the three councils iriterested, as sisted by the Country Roads Board, to have the road from Essendon to Bulla (not Konagaderrer) put in first-class order, possibly by tar sprinkling, as is being done by the Melbourne City Council, for a total cost of .9 of a penny (nine tenths of a penny) per square yard. This road now probably cost us as much or more than my pro posal would, and my proposal would preserve the light grit '(the best por tion of any road) from being washed and blown away by every wind and rain, I trust iny proposal I may make will at all times bear the closest in vestigation as this will.-Yours, etc., FRANK BUCKLEY. Konagaderrer Springs, Upper Maribyrnong R...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
o SOCIAL BREVITIES ----+---- "A new Church of England vicarage is to be built at Sunbury. Plans have been prepared for the building, and the Hlon.- Russell Clarke, M.L.O., has Sdonated £200 towards the cost. The ladies of the congregation of St. Androews Churcllh, Sunbrv gave their annual treat at Clnristmas time to tile inmates of the Sunllur Asylum, and an enjoyable time was spent. During the holidays Mr. iB. McLeod, of Diggers'- Rest, had 18 fruit trees and some grass burnt at his place by shooters, and has put the matter in tile hlnds of the police. Mr. J. F. -Forbes, of Sunbury, is to be entertained by the local football club.- He was married on New Year's Day, an intends to live at Bays water. A most successful sports meeting wnas held at Sunbury on Boxing Day, when .an interesting programme was gone f .throu L 1 :The speaker at the pleasant Sunday s afternoon next Sunday will be Mr. F.. _C. Boslier, lis subject being "Life Sorl of the Bee" Mrt. B. My Ling d -is the soloist. J...
ANTICIPATIONS Aspendale Park, Sat., Jan. 10th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
ANTICIPATIONS -;' --------- ---r-: ;:;~ Aspendale Park, eat., Jan. 10thl 1911 Maiden Plate.-Wyneth Ki rak Bright Oiange. Steeplechase.-The Guide ; Po?erful Canvasser, .> Aspendale" Pai k Handicap, Atoi:a;, Bard of Avon, Sylvanmore.;;,J u:. N k ". Jumpers' Flit :-Harlech, .Nakrbi; - Blind Harry. Aspendale TPark. Plate- Apiarist, Mindia, EarLPGodwin. Aspendale Park Purse.-Miss Mbi, Week End, Rosney.
The Essendon Nominations. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
The EMssendon Nominations. Nominations closed on Tuesday for the Essendon State election, the c:n didates nominated being the Hon. \V. A. Watt and Ir. F. Klnne. The elec tion will b)e held on TI hursday next, 15th just, from 8 a.m. till 7 p.m. The official advertisement as to the- polling, etc., appears in our advertising col umns. Dr. H. P. Martell is the re turning officer and has appointed Mr. R. W. N. Lind as his "substitute."