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Fourteen-word Advertisement Sixpence. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
.ourteen-word Advertisement Sixpence. This newspaper, having a large and daily increasing circulation, affords the public a splendid advertising medium. Further more, we accept advertisements of all class es at the same rate. We do not say only situations vacant advertisements shall be ncoepted at sixpence, but take at siapenca advertisements of situations vacant, for sale, to let, wanted, wanted to sell, wanted to buy, board and lodging, wanted to ex change, public notices, poultry and live stock; and in fact every class of advertise ment whatever is placed on the same cheap basis. Advertisements under most of the above headings, inserted in the daily pap ers, cost one shilling. We invite our readers' consideration of 'the saving that may be efected by advertising in our col umns. Onr one flat rate for fourteen word advertisements-is m?pences. d sixence
Broadmeadows Foundling Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Broadmeadows 1a undling Hospital. It is understood that the Cabinet has decided to grant to the foundling ltospitai at iroaumeadows, conducted by the disters of St. Joseph, the sum of £400 'a year, commencing from the, Sbeguinlnguouf oat ?fnnealc-year eand,. .: !tbes ea' Thrth.,, cou, 'f £0 edit be granted to thle institutidn for the last quarter of the preseit financial year. It is claimed on behalf of the home. at: Broadmcadows that it has oo o-f. the lowest death-rates in :the world. 'lThe cost of rearing a child is only £10 10s a yeir.
Strike of Poultry Pluckers. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Strike of Pbultry Pluckers. Of all the shoals of strikes which an offending consumers have had to near. Lalt of the poultry pluc?iers yesterday sounds the most humorsome. 'or tunately there'.is sufficient meat avail ..,e to prevent a famine, so the loss will fall on the strikers. The con sumer resents every-strike that inter feres with his supplies; yet he man ages to do without, and by doing so effects an ecoiinomy thereby. The poul try that would have been sold duriun Easter will not noow go into consump tion, and the poultry pluckers have denied themselves tlhe jobl of plucking the birds. During the meat strike in Sydney the health of the people in "creased marvellously, as it is a well known fact that Australians eat far too much meat. Substitutes were found, and the enforced fast proved to people that they were over-indulging in flesh foods. Iindeed, many people g ladly availed thomshlves of tth oan Lporounit. of' oeIsds vgetaturiaa dies;b "f-he "poultry plucecrs' strike sounds...
The Usual Press Courtesy. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
-, The Usual Press Courtesy. The management of several public events have recently adopted the habit of only sending one complimentary ticket to the Press: and some managements have gone one worse, by intentionally deciding to send none to the Press. Speaking for ourselves we decline to accept one ticket to any public event, and we refuse to attend (in a representative capacity) in cases where no tickets- are sent. If local institutions are suddenly going to break down the recognised custom of centuries. we decline to help them out of the fx in which they will ind themselves. The Press in Western Australia . some time ago demonstrated that it is not going to be trampled upon, and ceased reporting Parliament, owing to being asked to do the reporting under pig?tye or contemp tuous conditions; and Essendon's local paper: is able to make the same stand regarding local events.-In a word or two we have no need to allow ourselves to be converted into a footstool or doormat; nor have we any...
POETRY CALVARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
POETRY CALVARtY. A dark and cloudy morn, The air was cold and ihill, As an eager, 'rushing -crowd "- . Wend theinrwiay to Calvary'-s hill To see the greatest tragedy l -?'? The world has ever known;. ? To see that chosen race Their very. God disown.: Three days before, in triumph, He passedl along tlhat street, :' , With. glad shouts of "Hosanna,".,:. And palms laid neath His feet:,. But -all is changed The Roman 1Power That crowd to satisfy Has condemned" the God-of Heaven Upoli'a cross to die. . The hill-is reached; the hour. arrives; :The excitioners take their stand `''And eagerly; to do their work, They wait for no command. Rdughly on that wooden cross That man fornm is laid. By hands and feet they nail Him; SYet no one is dismayed. That cross is then uplifted; Three hours He hangs.-on high. With scoffs and jecrs, they leave Him Between two thieves to die. 0, mankind! pause a moment, And think of what is done. The God, the Father in Heaven, Gives uop His only Spn To. pay the pr...
"Nothing Succeds Like Success." [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
eo. "Nothing Succeeds Like Success.". says the old adage.' There's horse sense back of the saying, too. Suc cess naturally begets success. This is amply demonstrated in the fine new warehouse just erected in Puckle st. for Mr. C. R. Davey. The new build ing givrs Mr. Davey a floor s:irac live times that of his old premises, and is probably the most -up-to-datu ware house in the northern suburbs ;is re geirds store, service and facilities for: shoppingl When Mr. Davey started iu. Moonoe Ponds .some years ago,. it was: with the intefition :of supplying ,tho people of these parts with better drapery at a figure lower than they wore wont tb pay. P eople came, and continied, to :come, to the man who had their interests at heart.- The new edifice isito our minds, a-really con crote exaniple..of Mr. *Davey's inteii tions to continue to. "please the peo ple *. .
Mr. W. J. Jenkins Entertained. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
Mr 'W. J. Jenkins Entertained. IMr. W.-J; Jenkins manager of the 'E., S.: and A. Bank,- Union road, 3Moo nee' Ponds, who has left for a trip.to Greit Britain and the Continent. was entertained on Wedriesdan . evening, :1st Apiril' in the' club rooms at the -Union :Hotel1 at iL conmplimentary smoke, night. Cr: H.' S.. Cole occu pied the chair, and a first class musical progriammne was presented. A number of :eulogistic speeches were- made o:1 behalf of the guest anld the toast of his henalth was spoken to by Mr. T. 1I. Eville, inspector of the bank; Mr. B. O. Mills, manager of the Ascot Vale branch; Mr. Neil MlcInnes, Chief Superintendent of Ways and Works, Railnay Department; Mr. W. Phelau; d otlior. MIr. Jenkins sas oreseit cil b5y tio clleirnl,-onr bohlf:FTL subscribors, with n travelling trunk and also received a gold waiteh i wrist bracelet for Mrs. Jenkins. The even ing was a most successful one.
To Free Grass Fiends. Increased Fines Coming. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
To Free Grass Fiends. nlcreased Fines Coming. Dr. 3Martell announced, from tlhe .h gl'- ,n-..?*uldon Count;' on'1r onaly,. as the same defendants are coming up time after time, at intervals, that the Bench have decided to "stiffen upi" the fines. .At present, it seems, the lines are lnot regarded as a deterrent, and that the "cheap grass' obtained outweighs in value the amount of fines in the long run. So in future thl' fines for second,third, etc., offences, will be made to far outweigh the value of the grass. The ratepavers, especially owners of gardens, will bh deteply thankful to Dr. LMartell anid tihe Beich if they can rid the district of the wanderin, cattle plague. If fines will not do it, a bye-law must he passed pirohibitill cow-keeping withinti thile city's bounllds.
The Mosquito Plague. A Sure Relief. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
The .Mosquito Plague. A Sure Relief. In many parts of th City" . of Essen don, especially' in. the neighbdurhood of a good garden, shirubuery, lawn, ?r any well-watered spot, mosquitos are, this season a perfect plague. Many people are bereft of sleep by tlieseen ergetic nuisances. There is one un failing remiedy that drives bff nios quitos, and enables people to get their proper sleep. This is oil of lavender. Bluy a sixpenny bottle at the chem ist's, and before retiring rub a small quantity over the forehead, face, neck, halnds and arms. Those who have passed sleepless nights will be very thankful for a certain remedy. It Is most important that people should not allow themselves to be bitten by mos quitos, since tliesa pests frequently comie from contaminalted drains, mna larial fever breeding grounds,. etc.,. and blood poisoning or some unpleas ant malarial ailment may be set up. Such an ailment might easily cause six months' illness. Therefore, all suf ferers, particularly child...
J. D. Graham's Auction Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
J. D. Graham's Auction Sales. J. D. Graham, aihctioneer, will sell. on Saturday, 18th inst., at 3 p.n., on the proplerties, 16 and 25 Walter st., Ascot Vale, two modern S.F. W.B. cottages (separately), each containini 4 rooms, pantry bathroom, washhouse, shed, etc. lotll are sewered and in gootl order, and each has a frontage of 25ft by a depth of 138ft. Nunmber 2 is let at 1Os a week, and Number 16 at 14s a week, to good tenants. -J. 1). Graham will sell on Saturday. 18th inst., commencing at 3.30 p.m., at the Walter street land, Ascot Vale, 14 allotments in the estate of the late Joseph Morrison, deceased. Lots 102 :ndt 103 in Walter street are. each 50 by 132: lots 46, 47, 48, Walter street, each 50 by 138; lots 76, 77. 78. 79, Hurtlo street, each 50 by 138; lot 217 Charles street, 50 by 132; lots .121, 425, River terrace, each 50 bv 132; lots 93, 94, Watson'.s terrace, each 55ft llin by 165. The terms are' £10 per block deposit, and the balance in quar terly paySments up to 3 ye...
MOONEE PONDS PICTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
* MOONEE PONDS' :PICTURE TIEATRE I-.-· - 4- --- -, Some: good pictures are announced at this theatre for Easter week. On fGood-Friday a special programme will be gien. - Amongst them will be JANET- OF THE DUNES. When John Devant was a young man he fell violently in love with a girl in the little Long Island town where ho spent his summers. He per suaded her to marry him, and took her back to the city. The girl faded erceptiblly in the city. After a time erantit tired of eor.' A trip abroad was lengthened to a year. The tired wife crept back to the home of her childhood, taking witl her Devant's child, a little girl whom she called Janet. The good salt air was too late to save Mrs. Devant. She died the day after she arrived, and Captain I Billy, %who had loved her all his life. I prooised to protect and guard her little daughter. EIighteen years later Janet had growin into a beautiful woman. One day sihe discovered a secret way of getiting into one of the beautiful houses Ieluoging t...
CORRESPONDENCE BROADMEADOWS PLOUGHING MATCH. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) Sir--in repily to "'Plough Share's" comp'laint re the distribution of the ploughing maitch credit balance, I would like to say that evidently he has, not taken hiuch trouble to find out. He says that he has always taken a keen Interest inc the matches; if so, ho shduld know the members of the committee, and must meet them every day. :However, as lhe is anxious for all the particulars and the committee have nothing to hide, I would like theo following facts published. The last ploughing match was held on July 13th, 190o, nearly nine years ago, and twas not a success, there being muore prizes than ploughmen; in fact, our respected chairman, theI late Mr. Johnl Cock, was so disgusted at the poor entries that ho remarked at the set tling-up meeting that lie would not bother himself again.. Of course, there are reasons for the decay of plough ing matches, as "Plough Shar'o" should know. Farming implements have been revolutionised during the last ten years,...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIES '-4---t The Essendon Tennis Club are hold ing a tennis tournament on Saturday, April 25: Monday, April 27; and Sat urday, May 2. The autumn sho\s of the Essendon Horticultural Society will be held at the Puckle street hall. Moonee Ponds, on Tuesday evening, 21st April. Jeremiah Honan, late of -Mt. Alex ander road, Flemington, gentleman, loft property valued at £1251 to his sister and relatives subject to bequests of £10 each to St. Vincent's Hospital, St. Vincent de Paul's Society, Boys and Girls' Orphanages, Little" Sisters of the Poor, Sisters of St. Joseph, and the Foundling Hospital, Bro:dmona dows. The Hlon. W. H. Edgar has joined the board of management of the Rloyal Victorian Institute for the Blind, vice Mr. I. H. Moss, resigned. :The Rev. W., Lapthorne preached his. farewell sermons at Sunbury last Suinday. His successor plt the Sunbury 'Methodist Church is the Rev. Robert Green, of Sheffield, Tasmania. 0-4-0 A firemen's ball will be held at Sun bury on Wed...
KEILOR SHIRE COUNCIL SATURDAY, 4th APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 9 April 1914
KEILOR SHIRE COUNCIL SATURID.AY, 4th APRIL. Present:- Crs. White (president), Parr, Delahey, Coleman, Fox, Butler MccNab and Stenson. Correspondence. Treasury notified annual payment of liconsing -equivalent, £40.-Received. Chief Secretary's Department noti fied that Part 1 of the Police Offences Act had been applied to the shire of Keilor.---Received. D. Hicks asked a reconsideration of the valuation of his river frontage, asking that same be valued at 10s in stead of £1 per annum.-To be notified that the £1 merely involved Is 3d ilh rates. Several Insurance comlpanies touted for the council's accident insurance business. . James .Hall, solicitor, forwarded aSc Felix Butle;--Hyydenlhsam, asked-the cost of a. few loads of screenings for the school.-Granted without charge Bulla Horticultural Society asked council to proclaim a public holiday in Tullamarneo riding on 24th April, on the occasion of the Bulls Horticul tural Society.--To be gazetted a pub lie holiday. - Eggleston and Egg...