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ST. COLUMBA'S GARDEN FETE [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
ST. COLUMBA'S GARDEN FETE Thlie final imecting in connection with above was held at the Convent on Sun dlay, 22nd March. Mr. Frank Yott presided, The statement of accounts as submitted by Mr. W. Frilay showed the handsome credit of £971 8s 6d: receipts from all sources being £1069 Its id, and expenditure £98 3s. In commenting on the balance sheet. the president expressed great pleasure as to the result, end said he would , Ithosyh I-cady t. I., li p tie., sit... of Chi:rite. Mr. W1. Ryan thanked all sho had assisted in mnaking the effort such a 'marked success, special men tion being given to the Rev. Father Nelan, who undertook the duties of treasurer, and gave valuable moral and material support to the 'under taking. - Unstinted praise was due to the lion. secretary, Mr. 3V. H. Frilay, for his indefatigable labours; also to Mr. I. Yott, who was unremitting. in his attention to all matters in con nection with his office. Votes of thanks to these gentlemen were car ried.
ACCIDENT A Kensington Man Injured. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
ACCIDENT A Kensington Man Injured. An exciting bolt, which resulted in one of the City Council's drivers being slightly injured, occurred in Elizabeth street, near Latrobe street, on Sat urday. Tho bolting horse was at taehod to a light hoirv containing lim,. It eurerell io alolC "lllZttlell 6t., and after almost colliding with a St. John Ambulance van attempted to jump over a municipal water cart which barred further progress. The collision knocked down Charles Par ker, 52, of Lloyd street, South KeIi sington, who was driving the water cart, but it did not stop tie runaway, which turned out of Elizabeth street and disappeared.' Parker was placed in the ambulance van and taken to Melbourne Hospital, where he was treated for abrasions about the body.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
In olden times, when a knight en tered a company, of ladies, lie removed his helmet, to indicate that he con. sidered himself among friends, and that there was no need to protect him self. This practice has survived in the custom of raising the hat when salut ing a lady. -11-0- 'The. What'll Club, which has just held its first annual dinner in New York, is the only Atlantic Ocean club in existence, and has its headquarters on the steamdlil p Minnetonka. On each voyage of the Minnetonka the two most distinguished passengers are elected members. - -0-0-0- At the Wonder Zoo and Big Circus at Olympia there are now to be seen the tallest and the shortest women in Europe, Marisiana, a Frieslander, six teen years old, stands 7ft ,lil high, and weighs 21st. and Asra, from Central Mexico, is eighteen years old, stands 26in high, and weighs 131b. -0-0-0- The. Germ:an Government has for years "fixed the retail price of drugs, even to the extent of designating what must be charged for bottle. c...
ORDINARY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
ORDINARY MSEETING. The Mayor presided.. ..-The ouncil snt in.ordinary mooting. Cr. Goldsworthy seeon ed; carried Crs. Downing, Roberts and Eddy dis senting. PUBLIC WORKS CO31MITTEE. Cr. Rhoden,* chairman of public works committee, presided. On the motion of Cr. Lyons, the at tention of the Broadmeadows shire is to be called to the damage done by the 31. and 31. Board of Works to Wood land street. The N.M.E.T. and Lighting Co. wrote, 'explaining a complaint as to the lamnp it Roxburgh street being un lit. Six times in the month the bulb had been wilfully .broken."-Received. Several ratepayers of Sussex street asked for asphalting of eastern path. -Surveyor to report. G. 11. Shaw, Maribyrnong, asked permission to tap the councils quarry supply water inuin.-Surveyor to re port. Ir. Wilson, Ngarveno street, asked council's approval of the erection of a cedar house in Ascot Vale. The ma terial was being imported from France.-Surveyor to report. Sec. V.R.A. Society asked for as phalting o...
A.W.A. SWEET STALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
A.W.A. SWEET STALL. The following are acknowledged: Per - Miss Grant.-Donations, £] 18s; Charles Grant, lollie 'bags, 5 doz; Mr,, W, Muir, box of soap; Miss Spall, goods; Mrs. Tuckfold, goods: Jones Bros., perfume, Per Mrs. J. F. Henderson.--1rs. Kinnear £1 Is; Mrs. Exell 5s;- Mrs. E. R. Hienderson, Flemington, lOs.
The Maribyrnong River. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
The Maribyrnong River. For the past few days, the Public WorKs Department has had several barges removing the sand bank from thle river at the bottom of Holmes rd. Up to the present an-enormous quan tity of sand has been removed, and has been deposited on the bank near the Maribyrnong reserve. A lot more has to be got out yet and when this has been accomplished a great im oemet ill have beedmade. This suggests 1o:ilo'?ivev-boon - habit of, bathing in.the vicinityshould noveba onutiouls, ,as the sand made the, river very shallow, whereas the water will in future be very deep, and poor swimmers.will need to be careful how far they go out into the stream. At the request' of the Essendon River League, the 'Minister of Publie Works. .h . lHagelthonh, has been asked, while the barges are on the spot, to have a few more -snags, just opposite the Wine Hall, cleared away, as they are a menace to the. boating traffic.. Ali. A
Sunbury Monthly Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Sunbury Monthly Market. J. K. Jennings and McInnes, the well-known auctioneers, will hdld their usual monthly market at Sun bury on Saturday next,.llth inst., starting at 1.30 p.m. An excellent supply of comeback owes, crossbred ewes, crossblired wethers, also crossbred weaners. Then there are 500 cat tle, including dairying heifers, milk ers, bullocks, steers and other lots. will be offered. The lots are in good condition, and outside buyers will be in attendance for bullocks and all store cattle.. Trains leave Spencer street for Sunbury at 6.45 a.m. and 12.15 p.m. Further particulars and entries will be received by, the auctioneers, at their office,.. 411 Bourko street, Mlel bourne, or by th6ir agent, Mr. E. Drallin, Royal Hotel, Sunbury.
Essendon Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Essendon Iootball Club. Thie treasurer of the. Essendon iot ball club acknowledges with thanks thmi followinig donations:-W. Sutton. £5; J. Larmer, £2 2s; Matt. Cockerell, £1 is; 3Matchett and Co., £1 is; -R. Dixon, £1 Is; T. Bridgford, £1 ls; L. A. Fairbairn, £1 is; J. Harrison, L1; T. Hamilton, £1; J. Cook, £1; A. Col lier, 10s bd; W. Grassham, 10s Gd; W. A. ,Beck; .10 6d d Alf. Pridham, son., 10s; J. D. Whitehead, £2 2s; Boundy Bros., £1 s;: A. D. Murdoch, £1 1s; Fordham's Sports Depot, 10s Ud; R. Pridham, 10s Gd.
Keilor Lagoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Keilor Lagoon. Thr recent rains have put about two feet of water into the Keilor lagoon. On Saturday it was noticed that the spot. presented quite an alterel as Ipet throllglh the stretch of rwater around the island. As there is a splendid catcbhment area of about 300 *acres, the place being on three sides surrounded by hills, a decent fall of rain would fill up the lake to the level of the bye-wasl. The deepening op eraotions at thle lagoon were app ent Just contplete~d in tinc. W ith the added depth gives by thle scooping op eratiohs there will be a body of water that should permanently withstand the evaporation of dry atmoslplleric condi tiois. In fact thlere should be an ade (:late Sallply of water to meet the de 1l1lld s oIt stock, callmers anld erapora tioll, between tile wet and dry spells. Furthler, thle lake will keep tlhe island green and fertile, andt give an added CharlmI to the othlerwise pretty little tuirl, of Keilor. Thle collluneil is to be c,.gratulallted lUpon the...
Political Bias in Richmond Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Political Bias-liin Rcichmond Couincil.: Mrts. F r.-ConlinKbhoh. see. of the Richmond LadieS' 'lenevolcnt Society. fairly "wipes -the: floor" (in "Argus' and "'Ago") with the' Mayor of Rich mond, over the charges that he made against her,' and which charges he hali not had either the manliness to sub stantiate or the grace to apologise icr. The Richmond Council also comes out very ignobly under the scornful swish of Mrs. Conlon's lashing criticinm. Th.. Council's impudent and asinine fineui ,i (probably a "mare's nest"), requesting the Richmond Ladies' Benevolent So ciety's officers in future to refrain from takinii political action as officials, and penalisini them out of £20 of the cus tomiary charity -dole, on an unproved assertion, deserves 'ill the scorn and' ridicule that has been so ablyh heaped---- upox n it by _\ 4 :v. C o nlon . .__. ,'Lat. .ti ao O* .ayor, a"nd Council too-as they are apparently sttadling godfathers to the Mavyor's onproved (anid probably un prorable) cha...
A Letter of Thanks [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
A Letterof Thanks We have been asked to publish the .iojoined letter of thanks:-"The Comnnading Officer of the Essendon Rifivs desires, on behalf of himself. the officers; ioiln-commissioned oticers and men of:the. Biittalion, to express .us and their thanks to the Mayor ind Mayoress,'the members of the 5ammittee, the stall-holders and their assistants, for their efforts in connec tion with the Militar .Fete, as well as to the. public of Essendon generally and other contributors to the funds. for. their generous support for the same object. *Profound gratitude is duo also to tho proprietors of the "Es sendon. Gazette" for their unfailing advocacy of the proposal frbon its iri ception down to the splendid result finally attained:. It is felt that such .success-iill do much to inspire other subiuirbs to do likewise, promoting a growiing interest in their work among the members of the Battalion, the re sultant efficiency of which may : have immense 'andm far-reaching influinces of ,mii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES. Telephone, Ascot 192. "TRINAFOUR" PRIVATE HOSP1TAL Rle~rstred., MEDICAL, SURGOIAL, and MIDWIFERY PATIENTS TAKEN. EXTENSIVE GROUNDS. TERMS ON APPLICATION. PARK STREET, MOONEE PONDS. (4 minutes from Railway Station). Proprietress: Mrs. Henderson. PRIVATE HOSPITAL Registered. MEDICAL and MIDWIFERY. Every convenience, Terms Moderate. MISS McGRATH. "Aralnen'," Pratt street., Moonee Ponds. (off Puokle street). Telephone. Ascot 637. LADIES' NURSE Attends Out-Patients. MRS. MURPHY 7 TENNYSON ST.. MOONEE PONDS. NURSE BURNS PRIVATE HOSPITAL (Registered),. "8T. ELMO."' 68 THE PARADE, ASCOT VALE. MIDWIFERY A SPECIALTY. Fees Moderatse Telephone Applied For. JOIVN4.' A LIVE FRIENDLY SOCIETY. . Dy becomlng a MEMBER OF COURT ESSENDON. No. 74E0. Ancient Order of Foresters. NO ENTRANCE FEES. NO LEVIES. World wide Order. LoweseaRate of con tributlons rom Is td per week. Sick Pay. At per week. Funeral Benefits, £ and £11. Particulars from members, or W. A CADWALLADER See. 9 Ardoch stree...
HOUSEWIFE'S COLUMN SOME SEASONABLE PRESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
HOUSEWIFE'S COLUVN SOME SEASONABLE PRESERVES. As every housewife knows, the fruit season this year has been unusually good, and there is still excellent op portunity for laying in a fine stock of bottled delicacies for winter use. Apples and pears are plentiful and cheap; the following recipes will prob ably be helpful in adding a few good things to your storeroom shelves: Apple Jelly.--Green apules or wind falls will do just as well for this as finer fruit. Wash them and cut them up without peeling or coring. Put in the preserving pan with cold water to barely cover. Add one or-two lemons sInS seo bse i-ssdin adoicost na"aL. qut 'soit; ' a ;well nd-then Id" one lihaped cup of sugar to each cup of juice. Boil gently from seven to fifteen minutes from the time it comes to tle boil. To test, place a little on a plate from time to time, until the jelly "jells." Skim well when done, and use a jolly bag or folds of butter-cloth for straining. Apple and Lemon Jam.-To cach pound of apples ...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
NOTES BY THE WAY B " Oh-"ryer." The seiteiice of five years penal ser vitude passed by. the Chief Justice, of New South' Wales 'on a "motor hoc." who ran over a woman and left her on the road suffering from injuries which eventuated in her death, was not a whit too severe, and it is to be hoped will be laid duly to heart by the con victed man's imitators throughout the Commonwealth. Of course, the case mentioned was an exceptionally bad one-so much so that the accused was placed in the dock oni a charge of man slaughter. In condemning the reck less 'driving and disregard for the safety of pedestrians on the part of some motorists there is no need to get hysterical and tar all with the same brush, for there are not a few instances of drivers and owners of cars behav ing. in a most humane manner. after a casualty they were really not to blame for. But where a motorist is fined several times-for negligent driv ing and other, offences, the alternative of a monetary penalty should be wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
LOST AND FOUND. LEFT IN Queen's Park-An Um brella, Friday afterntoon--r Reward. 72 Dean strot. Ponds Methodist Church or Pratt st. -Paii of Pince-nez Glasses. Reward. Mrs. Newbold, 46 Scott street, Moonee Ponds. STRAYED, Goose. Reward. Apply 20 Hall street, Moonee Ponds. LOST or Stolen.-Bookmaker's Bau. at the Military Fete and Tattoo, on March 28th. Reward. "Gazette" Office. _ "FOUND," J. W. Diamond, the Premier Asphalter, 41 Eltham street, =Newmarket. WANTED ' BUY. POWIS.--Hens. pullets. roosters, ducks, any Quantity' letters attended to. 180 Pas coe Vale roa. Moonee Ponds. ' AIPHALTING. ASPHALTING, All Descrtions, Strong 2 and 3 coat work. J. W. Dia mond, 41 Eltham st., Newmarket. FOR SALE. WHITE Leghorn Pallets, laying and killing fowls, cheap. F. Jackson, 180 Pas coa Vale road. Moonee Ponds. WASTE Paper for sale, cheap; Apply '"Essondon Gazette" office. ONE-FIRE Stove, inf good eorder?i 19, "Uralla," Thomas street, lMoonee: P'onds.' TWELVE Minorca Chickens, four; mouths, cheap:...
SUPPORT THE LOCAL PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
SUPPORT THE LOCAL PAPER. The excellence of the newspaper (says "Texas Siftings") is one of the best evl; dences of the general prosperity of the town in which it is published. If the printing office of any town turns out a dirty, slovenly. ill-printed sheet, you can make up your mind that the matter in the paper is in keeping with the paper that represents them. Every copy of the local paper should be an advertising cir cular for the town. It should he bright, clean, and clearly printed, newsy and in teresting, even to an entire stranger, into whose hands it might fall. To enable the editor to get out such a paper he should be well supported-the people should sub scribe aild the merchants should advertise libetj.lly; for is not the paper the only link that binds them to the world in general, and keeps them from dropping into oblivion? Who ever hears of the town which has no local paper? The world has no knowledge of its existence; its inhabitants grope in darkness. and depend upon g...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
THUMBS UP Conjuror- (about to perform a difflicult featt): "Is there a little boy iere who would like to be the subject o[ this expcrimeut?" A little fellow steps forward. "Come, my young friend, tell these ladies and gentlemen whether you have ever set eyes upon me before this evening?" 'Never. father." rIerbert Russell, 158 Bourke street, East Sydney. --e-a-a- A woman who attended a as? iritualistic seance was invited by thie metinum to go tip to the cabinet and receive a message from "one who hau departed.to the other oide of life." When she came back a friend rlsked her if she had received a meIsage. eYes," sthe relied. "A voice wllispered ill moy ear." "as rit a real spirit message?" her friend persisted. "\eol. I clon't know," answered tile woman; "but if it was. the spirit had been eating onionsT." A. McAskill. Adamstowsn -0-0-0- - Slr. Green's radish-bed had hbeen severely attacked by slugs, and lie sought advice for their exterminiation. A neiighbour told hil Ilaco saytultc...