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Dental Notice. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
'Doentl Notice. 'A. I 0.. X. Kelsall, of Norwood cres cent; MooneePonds, finds his practice .i dentistry increased to such an ex t it, ihat hoe"finds himself compelled t?h~i4e all ?-iy long at his residence to *atteild his nunlarous patients. The hours are 9 d.ni. to 1 p.m., 2 to 6 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m.
Rain Gauge, December. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Rain Gauge, December.. The following particulars are sup plied by Mr. H. E. Hollick, J.P.: 1911, 3.30; 1912, 3.34; 1913, 1.01-:. The year: 1911, 34.32; 1912, 21.46;' 1913, 19.37. -Temperature in the shade at 9 a.m., December:-1911-Highest. 86, lowest 56; average 67. 1912--' Highest 80, lowest 56; average (i66u 1913-Highest 98, lowest 60; averalge 73.
SMILE SEED. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
SMILE SEED . In the old days of hand coml)osition. printer known from New York as "Pilgrim" HIazlett wandered into a a Pennsylvania town and asked the edi- - Loc of the weekly for a "sit." "Well," said the editor, "I can put you to ( work, but I'm afraid I can t pay much atone3'." "Miake me, an offer," said Lwo"menls i'"day at smy?,u,, sleep here in the office on this lounge, & and I'll take care of "yodi" laundry. 'hen if you need tobacco. get it across the street at the grocery. They run an account with us. And uip at the brewery you can get a callt of. beer -whenever you likeI Besides, I'll pay •vol four dollars a week. Is that sit isfactory?"' "'Gosh," said the Pilgrinm, ifter "repeating the' offeri- to-' get' it. . strailht in his mind, "if I get all that what do I want with the four dollars?" M irs. Casey, was proudd of her strong, niuscular son, and still more piroud of hiim wien hoe went into a gy"?tasttt and made himself locally famous. Then u one day a rumour 'reac...
Mr. W. A. Watt's Candidature. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Mr. W. A. Watt's Candidature. The Hon. W. A. Watt, State Prom ier, is announced by advertisement to address the electors of Essendon as follows, viz.:-To-night, at King George's Hall, Ascot Vale; on Friday, at 8 p.m., at Pascoo Vale; on Monday, at 8 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, Ascot Vale; on Tuesday, at\ 8 p.m., at the Town Hall, Coburg; and on Wednes day, at 8 p.m., at the Public Hall, Essendon. r
CHRISTMASTIDE AT AN IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
' CHRISTMASTIDE AT AN IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT By a Rambler. e On ()hristmas morning- I iras one of Sniany. who, by the first, train, hurried to that scene of congested traffic, the e Spencer street Railway Station, and asinidst, even at that early hour, a tihrong of holiday makers, I succeeded in. getting a comfortable seat in a s t: timed to leave for Beidigo at : ..i. As is usual upon all such occa S;iulls, there were many' whs' came bustling anid excited at the last mo mont, and had to be pushed into com partmeonts already filled; but the Aus t ralian travelling public as a rule dis plays rare good humour under such circumstances, and it happened so in our compartment, ind the two young fellows who were standing were soon seated on steel hat boxes, kindly placed at their disposal by the ladies to whom they belonged. We had husbands, wives and children, the children proud ly- displaying the gifts tihat Santa Claus has brought them. One..young m"an proclaimed by his talk thit he had ...
Women Personates a Man. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Womian Personates a Man. Excitement was capsed at Circular Quay on Monday night by a young woman appearing in malo attire. She was accompanied by fwo men, but her clothes did not comýnletely hide her sex, and people crowded round her. Thll police took lhr to the watch house and gave lir a lecture. She was escorted to a cab and sent home. It was stated that the yotung wolman, who was fiom the country, was stay ing at a Glebo boarding-house, and at , -»ocinl -naf.lirti~v*&lt;i . -Pav df i ht o bile tanisvo collurage, or ,m(0A and womeli was discussed. Sho accepted a wager of .C10 that she would not appear in tho city in man's clothes.
FAT-BABY MISTAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
FAT-BABY MISTAKES. The pronouncement against fat ba bies made at the Medical Cdongress in Paris recently is fully endorsed by a famous London specialist in children's diseases. - - "Far from being a sign of health, superflous fat on a baby," the doctor states, '!is commonly a sign of rickets. Again, the infant brought tip on ovtr starchy artificial foods is 'very often of great bulk, which, though ple?ising to the mother, is recognisable .t once by the physician as die to disordered digestion. Food, to dd the most good, should be chiefly used up in supplying bodily warmth, muscular and nervous energy, and building.material for mak ing new? bone and muscle. If, instead of fulfilling these main purposes, the food is stored .up in the system as fat, it shows that something is radically wrong with the diet. Generally speak ing, the excess fat is dde to too much starch in the diet. The remedy is to cut down the bread, mashed potatoes, etc., and to substitute pure milk- for any artificial...
The "Age" and the Kilt. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Iho "Age" and the Kilt. The "'Age" opposed the wearing of the ki';i by Scotchman and descend ants ol Scotchmen in the Australian Army. So far as the reasoning mind goes it does not matter a continental what uniform -a regiment, wears provid ing the squad fights on our side. and ir it ensures their loy:alt to Austra lia, let; them wear any patriotic uni form they please. Blocking the wear ing of tho kilt would be altogether too absurd a. cause for creating disaffec tion amongst every Scottish-Anstra lian in the ranks of our army. Let conmon sense prevail and Scotty retain his kilt, and let no silly dissension ureato disunion iamongst our soldiery. Otherwiso Australia will pay the pen alty by losing the services of those clad ill "petticoats," as the '-Age" un feelingly dubs the kilt.
Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Fire. On Tuesday afternoon last some boys, playing with matches, set fire to the grass on a vacant allotment of ground in Ardoch street, Essendon. The boys promptly made Ithemselves scarce, without raising an alarm, but fortunately some neighbours saw the smoke, turned their lhose on, and heat the fire out with old rugs. etc. As the fire reached the dividing fence before it was extinguished, the danger can be realised to tho neighbouring pro perties, and but for tho? prompt action taken by several lady residents, some serious damage to property would have resulted. It would be "well if all parents rigidly cautioned their children against the dangerous prac tice of lighting fires in the open air. It is supposed in the present case, the offending boys were indulging in the injurious practice of cigarette smok ing.
Motor Bandits in France. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Motor Bandits in France. A telegram dated, Paris, January 6th, says:-While. the driver of a private motor was drinking with Motors started in pursuit, but failed to overtake the man. The police ob tained a description of the fellow and arrested hliri on Sunday. Ho confess ed that another series of outrages, simi lar to those perpetrated by Bonnot had been planned. A gang of ruifians with the help) of a motor intended to waylay a bank clerk at Meaux, cross the Belgian frontier and hold up a blank. Three others of the'gang,: one carrying a revolver, have been captur ed, and four more are being tracked.
Broadmeadows Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Broadmeadows Shire. As advertised, the meeting of the above council for examining, and set tling the accounts of tho municipali ty for the year ended 30th September, 1913, will be held at the Shire office, Broadmeadows, on 15th January, 1914, at 11 a.m. The annual statement is printed and is open for inspection at the shiro office, by parties interested.
Aberfeldie Heights. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Aberfeldie Heights. On Tuesday, the Melbourne and Met ropolitan Board of Works commenced laying down a water main in Beaver street, Aberfoldie. Recently Mr. Pip pey, auctioneer, of Footscray, and Mr. Tucker, builder, acquired the greater part of the Aberfeldie estate, which, it is admitted on ill aides, is the pick of the metropolitan residential areas. These gentlemen, who have almost .completed, in Beaver street, Aberfel die, the first villa, which is built on latest modern scientific principles, have completed arrangements for the installation of. the electric light at Aberfeldie. Tlhrefore. intending buy ers are catered for in no mean way by theso enterprising gentlemen.
CRICKET ESSENDON CHURCHES V. FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
CRICKET ESENDON CHURCHES V. FOOTS :' .:OR. Y AND WILLIAMSTOWN JUNIORS. The Essendon Churches and the Footscray and Williamstown Juniors met at Williamstown, and the game re suited in an easy victory for the Es sendon Churches by an innings and . _ 38 runs. The Juniors batted first, and : made 89, :McLaughlin 22, Connery 21, and Marion 20 being the only double figure scores. Baker got most of the wickets--six for 32-off 10 overs, and Ryan, who kept a bonutiful length, got two for 31 off 14 overs, seven of which wore maidens. The Essendon - ? Churches replied with 205, Grierson being the most successful batsman, getting 54 (four 4l's) in an hour and ten minut4s. Trathan also shaped nioel -for 34. Minus bowled remark ably well for'the Juniors, getting the s. plendid average of seven for 36. In their second innings the Footscray and Williamstown Juniors only made 78, Allen 34, and Cook 28, "getting - most of the runs. Steel, a googly bowler, this time did the damage, get ting :six wicke...
"THE AGE." FOUR WARDS FOR BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
"THE AGE." FOUR WARDS FOR BRUNSWIfC K. It is probable that a petition inder section 42 of the Local Governmen6it Act will be prepared, asking that an additional ward should be created at Brunswick. The present subdivision is obviously unfair, as the North ward equals the other two-Middle and South-put together. The valuation returns show that this year the total is £234,188, and of that the North ward provides £101,855. The Middle ward is only half that amount. In regard to population the totals are: North ward, 16,269; Middle, 7471; South ward, 12,966. This shows con clusively that the North ward is pirac tically half of Brunswick. While, however, there are six councillors for the Middle and South wards, there are only-three for the North. The present proposal for the division of the city into four wards is to adopt the natural geograpnical division of Sydney road and V\ictor:a street. On the western side of Sydney road there would be one ward from Park street wvest to V c toria st...
PLEASANT SUNDAYS THE BROTHERHOOD AND ITS WORK. (Communicated.) [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
PLEASANT SUNDAYS -4-+-- OT BROTHERHOOD AND ITS l WORKE The president, Bro. A. J. Dalgleish, avoe a stirring address on Sunday last in the Masonic Hall. The attendance was affected by the holidays, but all those present felt that there was a great future before the Brotherhood movement, and the president and fficers are dletermined during the co:n ng year to make the meetings more wopular than ever before. Taking as his topic '"The Brotherhood and Its X ork," the speaker said--Many pee )le in our district did not understand ,he movement, and speaking as a :hurchlman and as a man who has been i the inner working of church life, f the Brotherhood stands for anything t is for the principle of Christianity. lo and others believed that there was omething lacking in getting hold of oung men and women. One is led to onder that the churches are not doing heir duty. Young men and women an come if they wish, or they can top away, and that is the attitude of ur churches. They are going to do uc...