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Life on 6d a Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
Life on Odi Day. William Preston, a driver, earning £2 14s a week, has economical ideas. According to the evidence of his wife, who sued this economical individual for maintenance of herself and child, he expected her to live on 6d a day for food for-herself and child. The 6d had to cover sausage meat and bread; and only two tins of condensed milk per week were. allowed for the baby. Wil liam "evidently desired his wife and lmhild to live as "near liature" as pos sible, as he absolutely refused to con tribute anything for clothing. How ever; he is.going to do better from this on, as he will contribute 15s a week to his wife's maintenance, and- find a surety in £25 for.the fulfilment of the order. Preston is not to be congratu lated upon -this sudden burst of liber ality, as the contribution is the result of a court' order. It is to be hoped that all wives who are badly treated by skulking or loafing husbands will bring theiir troubles be ore the police court. Too many \icmidh bear t...
Very Lenient Penalty for Very Grave Offence. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
Very Lenient Penalty for Very Grave Offence. At the Essendon Court on Monday. a young scoundrel named Charles James Gordon was charged with illeg ally using a pea rifle on 27th ult. It was conclusively proved by corrobora tive evidence that this young fiend fired several shots from a pea rifle (thlat was known to cary -100 yards) into a Chinese vegetable garden; that tihe balls dropped :ll round Charlie Pang, an educated Chinese, who was pluTcking spinach. It was showni that one of the bullets was subsequently taken out of the spinach basket that Mr. Pang was filling. Therefore. a man's life was wilfully endangered. The young ruffian claimed that le was firing at bottles in the river, but as the distance to the spinach basket was only 100 yards, he could not have failed to see that there was a man working chlse to his firing line. Furthermore, Dr. Martell, J.P., from the chair, expressed the opinion that accused was intention ally firing at the Chinese. Yet the moderate fine of 20s ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
BOARD AND RESIDENCE. SUPERIOR Board and Beaidenco, "Ken wyn." 5 Ardmillan road. Really good table. MISS HENDEBSON. THIE BTRAND. 54 Paclule st.. offers SuOerior Board. Residence to gentlemen. WANTED, Young Gent, Board and tResidence, private family, E.sendon or TMoonee Ponds state terms. A.F.T.. Moonlt Ponds Post Office. LARGE Double Front Rhaom, also Single: electric light, lhoms comforts: ;modecate. 1-10 Park street, Meonee Pondtls. UMBRELLAS. 77 Puclle street, Mloonee Ponds.--Um brellas and Sunshades coverod from 2e 6d. Choice Sunshades to be sold at cost. E. A. Noel. PUBLIO NOTICEB. LADI)ES' Blouses, Skirts, Robes, C?ildren's )resses. 33 McPhl'il street. Essendon. CONJURING and TJuggling taught; concerts, - weddings smoke nights at tended. "Ricardo," 19 Geddes street, Ascot Vale. LOST AND FOUND.j 'LOST=Two .Five-iound: Notes,- on Thursday morning, between Grice cres :cent` 'ssendon, and Thomas McPller-' S'OiisLUid' Son, Collins street. Reward on returning to 27:Grice crescent, Es...
ESSENDON POLICE COURT MONDAY, 30th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
ESSENDON POLICE COURT MONDAY, 30th MARCH. Before Dr. Martell (in the chair), R. Kerr, and Cr. Henderson (Mayor). Stealing Onions. Constable Lang v. Chas. Skidmore- Chargo of stealing 7s worth of onions, the property of P. W. Salmon, of Es sondon, on March 15. Sub-inspector Jones- prosecuted.. Mr. O. J. McFarlano, for defendant;, asked the Bench to deal with the case to save expense. Thomas Bean deposed that he was manager for P. W. Salmonl Glenview Farm, Pascoe Vale road, North Essen don. On 16th instant he missed a bag of pickling onions, three-partsafull. It had been taken from the field. .Bag of o!ions produced was similar to the ones in the paddock. Could not swear to the bag. Value was about 7s. Did not know accused. Fred. Benham deposed that he was employed bagging onions. Onions pro duced were the ones he had picked. They were' Mr. Salmon's property. John Buries, an intelligent boy of 11, when asked if lhe knew the nature of an oath, replied "Yes," and when asked what would h...
MOONEE PONDS AND ABERFELDIE PEOPLE'S ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
MOONEE PONDS AND ABERFELDIE PEOPLE'S ASSOCIATION -4----- The monthly meeting of the above was held at the Town Hall, Moonee Ponds, on Wednesday, 26th March. There was a good attendance of mem bers, Mr. F. J. Tadgell, vice-president, occupying the chair. Correspondence. From Essendon Progress Association, intimating that they had written to Mr. J. 1. Fenton, 3.H.R., with re gard to getting the postal pillars cleared by motor, as other districts are enjoying this facility, and asking that this Association act similarly. Resolved that the wish of the Essendon Association be complied with. From Mr. Fenton, stating that he had been in communication with Mr. Wynne, P.3I.G., and the D.P.31.G., Mr. Bright, and had obtained a defi nite promise that motor clearance of letter pillars would be effected as from ]st July next. He trusted that the innovation would be a great benefit to business people and residents gener ally. Also that applications for sites from persons willing to dispose of sam...
CHURCH NEWS DIAMOND JUBILEE. ESSENDON SOUTH METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
CHURCH NEWS DIAMOND JUBILEE. ESSENDON SOUTH METHODIST CHURCH. A very successful series of services were held to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Essdndon South Method ist Church. In 1854, the Rev. John Ride formed the first-class meeting and conducted regular services in the home of Mr. Joseph Pitches. Only four members of that congregation are here to-day, namely -- Mrs. Josiah Woods, Mrs. John Cook, Mrs. R. G. Cook, and Mr. William Woods. In 1850 a small weatherboard building was erected in Nicholson street. This building was afterwards removed to Mt. Alexander road, and enlarged, and is now used for the junior Sunday school. The first brick building was erected in 1882 at the corner of Mt. Alexander roads and Buckley street, the foundation stones being laid by Hon. James Balfour, &nbsp; M.L.C., and Mr. George Sweet. In 1911, it was found necessary to further increase the seating accommodation, and a handsome transept was added to the existing building. The re-opening ...
SCHOOL MATTERS CHRISTIAN BROTHERS' COLLEGE (ST. JOSEPH'S). NORTH MELBOURNE. FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
SCHOOL MATTERS CHRISTIAN BROTHERS' C&LLEGE (ST. JOSEPH'S), NORTH MELBOURNE. FEDERAL PUBIAC SERVICE RESULTS. L'. Dwyer, 4th place; D. McCarthy, 6th place; J. Crcdlin, 7th place; K. Corndon, 14th place; W. McCarthy, 17th place; F. Salecha, 24th plnce; A. Drummond, 27th place. The following places were obtained in the various subjects :-Mathematics, 1st place; History, lst place; Dictation, 1st place: Geography, lst place; Arith metic, 4th place; Writings. .th place; English, 8th place; L tin, 2nd place. STATE PUBIC SER.VICE RESUTI'S. J. Crcdlin, l1t-place in State; F. Dwyer, 6th place: W. Cremor, 18th place; A. Drummond, 50th.place.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
SShout the Good News! IOW IS THE TIME for every Economising House. NL keeper to buy her Household Ironmongery at prices that must appeal to the thrifty. New stocks, purchased by our special Buyer, whom we sent to London, will soon be here-room must be found for them. CLEAN SWEEP OF ENTIRE STOCK, FOR ONE MONTH ONLY. That is the reason for this Great Money Saving Offer to you. The only way is to clear out the old stock NOW. The goods are of unquestionable Quality-guaranteed to give utmost satisfaction in Service and Value. Take the first opportunity of inspecting our stock-see the many labour-saving appliances for you-see the things that will add Comfort and Happiness to your Home during the long Winter Evenings. 10'" Reduction in all Departments FOR ONE MONTH ONLY To secure the Special Bargains, Come Early. SPECIAL NOTE :-We have opened up a new Extensive Showroom at the rear of this shop, and we cor dially invite our Customers to inspect - the large variety of goods shown. 1KELLOW H...
FLEMINGTON POLICE COURT TUESDAY. 31st MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 2 April 1914
FLEMINGTON POLICE ---cou STUESDAY. 31t MARCH. Before Messrs. C. "J. Cook (chair man), ind W. Shalt.' justices. "IAdjournied Case. Exors. of will of Butler v. T. E. Car nmody.--Adjourned to April 21. Theo Hatchet Buried.. Margaret Molloy v. Alex. Kidd. Withdrawn. (Garnishee Case. Churcher v. Merrifield. Williamson garnishee. Mr. C. J. McFarlane for complain ant. . John Williamson deposed that- he was a motor proprietor.' Defendant was for one' week a driver'for witness. and received i50s, and 10 per cent. com mission. He then hired the car at £(i a week, paid all running expenses and ;5 per cent of the tyres.^ Dfelf6daiit had paid his rent for 7 weeks. ie fndant was not in witness' employ iow at all. The car iumber wasi No. 13198. a Hudson double-seated toulrini The claim was for £2.1 19s lid. Witness stated that defendant told him he was nmaking £7 a week above the £0 rent le .was paying. No order was made under the circutm stances. Wife Desertion. Mary Florence Harrod v. David Henr...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
The cries of the sea birds, especially sea gulls, are very valuable to sailors in nisty weather. The birds cluster on the cliffs and coast, and the cries warn boatmen that they are near the land. Many women in New York Cityv lind tasteful and remunerative cnlplovment as window-dressers. Most of this work, however, is done biy men. Some ex port and tasteful window-dressers get as high as fifty dollars a week. The largest lobster caught in the dis trict within living memory was brought ashore at Totland Bav, Isle of Wight. recently by a fisheYlman named Simonds. It weighed 91b 3oz, was 2ft 4;in long, and tiin across the iargest claw.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE! EXT SShout the prices that must appeal to the thrifty. New stocks, purchased, by our special Buyer, whom we sent to London, will soon be here-room must be found for them. CLEAN SWEEP OF ENTIRE STOCK. FOR ONE MONTH ONLY. That is the reason for this Great Money Saving Offer to.you. The only way is to clear out the old stock NOW. The goods are of unquestionable Quality-guaranteed to give utmost satisfaction in Service and Value. Take the first opportunity of inspecting our stock-see the many labour-saving appliances for you-see the things that will add Comfort and Happiness to your Home during the long Winter Evenings. 10,: Reduction in all Departments FOR ONE MONTH ONLY. To secure the Special Bargains, Come Early: SPECIAL NOTE :-We have opened up a new Extensive Showroom at the rear of this shop, and we cor dially invite our Customers to inspect the large variety of goods shown. KELLOW HARDWARE CO, JOSEPH KELLOW (20 Years with Chambers & Seymour), (Late MITCHEL...
Flemington and Kensington Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Flemington and Kensington Reserve. The Lands Department having agreed to the cancellation of its right to what, is known as the Flemington and Kensington recreation reserve, the land is to he vested in the City Coun cil. Alderman Sir Henry Weedon, chairman of the baths and parks com mittee, explained yesterday that as soon as the council gained complete ownership of the reserve the commit tee intended to effect the necessary improvements to the land, which wrould make it equal to the beautiful reserves that were now maintained by the City Council in other parts of the city. Armong the Alps there _are several Vost offices at a height of 6t000ft or 7000ft. One letter-box, from which the postman makes four collections daily, is nearly 10,000ft above the sea-level.
ABERFELDIE CLUB ABERFELDIE BOWLING, CROQUET AND TENNIS CLUB GYMKHANA. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
- -ABEREELDIE -CLUB ABERFELDIE BOWLING, CRO a QUET AND TENNIS CLUB " S GYMKHANA. 7 A: ver3y enoyable afternoon was Sspent at-th i:Aberfelldie club last Sat urday, iwheiu several novelties- were introduced. on the bowling green and , croquet; lawi. A number of the fairer a sex competed for thlo bowling prizes; 3 likewise many gentlomen.combeted oin the' croquet: lawn:' The list of prize winners shows that they were not con fined to members' of. the Aberfeldie club, ans many visitors took awhy valu able souvenirs for their skill. At tile conclusion of the gnmies, the president,'. Cr. Mountain', presented the prizes, in a very3-able and humor ous manrner, iand thanked the visitors `for their attendance.' It may lie men tinned that tlio:rinbst skilful game was ': bowling .bagatelle, -invented 'by 3 Mr., R. H Gilbert; of the"Aberfeldie club: and reflects great credit oh his in geonnity. ' .The followlng were the siiccessiul competitors:- . Bowling. " -"Bagatelo-.1.A E. Stopheir, Essein-'...
Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Property Sales. -Goiman and Sonu, Estate Agents and Property Salesmen, Railway place, Es slndon,` report having recently effect ed the following sales:-Biiou villa, McPherson street, £385; W.B. villa, Daisy stieet, £750; W.B. villa Miller street, £500; W.B. villa, Washington street, £o550; W.B. villa, Lincoln road, £500;. brick cottage, Hall street, £395; allotments of land, Washington street, £90; Scott street, £120; Prim rose street, £144. Total. £3434.
ROWING [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
ROWING The Essondon rowing club held a four-oared regatta on Saturday last for trophies presented by Messrs. E. Clarke, A. Watson and W. Birkenhead and some rvel interesting racing was 'itll~u l. T'ho fteornoon Iein an ideal one as far as the weatlier was: :concerneod made tho" funetlon'.doubly enjoyable, especially to those not tak ing part in the racing. anong whom were a goodly number of ladies. Af ternoon tea was served in the grounds during the afternoon. The -following is the results of the racing:-- H. La RIoche's crew beat .A. Kelly's crew; R. Jackson beat .\. \Vishart; C. Mitchell beat W. Ilirken head; J. Richardson beat J. Cotter; H. Newall a bye. Second round.--H. La Roche beat Newall: H. Jack son beat C. Mitchell: J. Richardson a bye. Final.--R. Jackson (str), E. Swannie (31), L. oDaig (2), W. Pattionm (boew), beat J. Ilichardson (str.), N. .Muir (3), S. Park (2). N. Lukem (how). Won by half a length. Thime club will be represented at flairnsdale and Sale Easter Regatta ...
LACROSSE ESSENDON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
LACROSSE ESSENDON CLUB. ;. - The annual general meeting- of the ssendoni Lacrosse Club was held in the Essendon public. hall on Monday, 30th March, in the presence of a large number, of members and intending members. The report showed the club to be in a satisfactory financial posi tion, and although the teams had not been quite as successful as in previous years, still the result of last season's games left thrA team second on the remiership list and the D: team ourth. It was with pleasiie the members learnt that the Essendon cricket ground was again to be, placed at the disposal of the. club' for use, when not required by the football eam.' This was not the case last year.. It was decided- to secure the, North Melbourne cricket ground for train ing purposes, as usual. The' election )f officers resulted as follows:--Hon rary secretary and delegate to V.L.A., MIr, J. E. Edwards; :honor iry treasurer, Mr. R. ]lgar; commit eo;e. ,[osra.j V.; Itawtltorn. C:-.Gra )odgshun, .0. Jackson' ...