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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
IMPORTANT NOTICE Kellow Dardware Cosllpaij JOSEPH KELLOW, Proprietor -' ears DeparUncntal Manager. Chanbcrs & Scymour :74 and 76 Puckle St., Moonee Ponds, Dec., 1913 About. eighteen months ago the `KELLOW\ HAItDWAREI. CO, purchased the business of C. J. Langford, and their success since his'been so great that they have now the pleasure to mninoince i having bought .out the:-old established-business or Al ITCHELL SMITH, who for so long has been the a leading Iionnoiongerof Pickle St., Moonee Ponds. There is no need to dilate on the excellent quality I of the goods kept` by this well-known firm. His name and ieputation are well-known to all. The im KELIOW .-IA RDW ARE 'CO. Iis equally well- I known, and the fact that in so .short a time they 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 the inhabitants of the district. The new business will be conducted as hereto lfore r under the pers...
The Essendon Gazette Published Every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 8th JANUARY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
ihe ;_5ndcroii ~aettf Published, Stry Thursday Morning. B p THURSDAY, 8tih JAN?uJARY, 1911. 't The collapse of the strike in Nev. Zealand, aftert the arousing of a great' deal of bitter:-feeling' and :bringing .1 about a considerable dislocation of I trade - anid industry, should surely teach those, who iilay still cherish faithl in this crudeo weapon of industrial 8 warfare that it is practically useless f in 'most.cases, and is largely of the character of a missile whicl rebounds 7 from. the person it is hIrledi at, and strikes. him who throwss it. Sayings and-proverbs like "Hoist- with his own petard'! and "'Curses, like chickens, come home to roost" not unnaturally i .iuggest themselves When the afterinath of: the average strike forms a subject I of contemplation. Strikes- may be roughly divided into two classes ..those against tho employers in a single trade or, perhaps, evern in a singloe factory,. oto:, and those against the Govern ment.--the latter, as a rule, eventually res...
Moonee Ponds Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
M.oonee Ponds Theatre. On Monday night at the abover the atre there was a !Irge attendance to witness the opening performance of the kinetophone subjects, in additionu to which was shown a full progra?ml e of other star subjec(ts, the kiietophone subjects including various musical sub jcts, also a fine drama entitled" The Romance of the Coalfields," and the "Edison Minstrels, Part 1," which was greatly appreciated by the audience. Thlere are some big subjects coming, the first of which will hle olown-at tlhe matinee on Monday, January 26. en titled "Germinal, or Master and alan," i: complete evening's entertainment. To-night the theatre are starting an other big attractionPThe Streets of Neow York, by the Pilot Boy,"
THE VALUE OF ADVERTISING. WASHING SILK SWINDLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
THE VALUE OF ADVERTIS ING. WAS?ILNG SILK SWINDLE. restal notes and money orders, rep reseiai ng over £nU0 were recoveres from a nouse in Surrey 1liha on Thurs .daysio?ernoon, when Detectives Wal Irom England. For some months, advertisements, which are said to-have been sent over from Sydney, have been appearing in newspapers in Adelaide, Melbourne and iHooart, offering the public ten yards of washing sick, which, it was said, would oe sent Ireight liee to any part of Auscraalia on mo receipt of n,,u--acrue na. noverr uadys ago, the Chief of Po live as Loiaiuiuou ioalnuus owls wt buperinteauent itoche, of tbyaney, on the suijev, and as a result, Detec tives Walker and Pearce were told off to investigate. They went to an office in Pitt street, Sydney, Interviewed the tenant, and took charge of several hundried letters, whiuch were delivered that morning. They then went with him to a house in Blourke street, Surrey bills, and secured a couple of thousand N.S.W., Victorian and Tasmanian...
ACCUSED BEFORE THE COURT. SYDNEY, Friday, [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
ACCUSED BEFUIO E THE COUIlT. SYDNEY, Friday, A man named Edward Percy Liddell, was charged at the polico court this morning with having conspired to de fraud several people of large sums of monesy. 'Tho Crown alleged that an elabor ate fraud had been worked by-means of an advertisement appearing cluefly in country papers, in the name of the Ceylon bilK Company, 173 Iitt-st., Sydney. When the oitcers called at the address, nothing was found there to show what business was being car ried on. The oilicers visited Liudell's house, and there found his wife sur rounded' by letters wiuch she was opening. They contained many pos tal notes for 2s t d each. A mail bag for one delivery included 30U letters, containing 18i0 postal notes for 2s itx each. A sum of £200 has been ro Overe'a." - -. - ---m Counsel for Liddell said his client was a draper from Queensland, and had excellept relerences. Accused was remanded u til Januu ary 14, bail being hied at L*500.
THE ALLURING ADVERTISEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
TILE ALLURIING ADVRI1ISE MLENT. The advertisement hich brought the orders was as folloos:--l0 Yards of Silk for Ss id.--Carriage Paid. The Ceylon Silk Co. have decided to make a special offer to advertise their Bilks in Australia, to forward on ro ceipt of Postal Order value 2s lid 10 yards of their famous guaranteed pure washing silk, in fast colours, compris ing the following:--White, cream, cha apagns, pale blue, saxe, navy, black, resida, cerise, velvet, rose, am ber. No more than 10 yards will be supplied to each person. State col or distinctly, and make a second choice to prevent disappointment. Order early as all orders will be executed in rotation. This offer closes on Janu ary 14, 1914. Please mention this paper when ordering.-Ceylon Silk Co., Central Chambers, 173 Pitt-st., Sydney." FIGHTING TIHE PLAGUE. The authorities of the Dutch East Indies are continually fighting the dan. gor.of the plague; which threatens the .ommunities, especially in the harbour towns, where rate ...
ENTHUSIASM FOR RADIUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
ENTHUSIASM FOR RADIUM. Germany is stated to be in the throes of a craze over radium and mosothor. ium as a cure for cancer. Various State Governments, municipalities, universities, hospitals, and private philanthropists are competing to se cure supplies in as large quantities and as soon as possible. It is estimat ed that £125,000 has already been col lected for the purpose in various quar ters. The magnitude of these mea sures will be realised when it is re membered that the gross value of all the radiosactive substances sq far pro -s cceedin iuying the quantities con templated they will nearly effect a "corner" of the available supply. The four German factories which, it is said, are at present the only ones capable of producing mesothorium, state that deliveries cannot take place for over a year. Their entire production be tween now and December, 1914, amounting to six or seven grammes, was long since definitely disposed of. The Prussian Govorninent will 'rovide for £25,000 for p...
EVILS OF HURRIED LUNCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
V'W( EVILS OF HUiRIED LUNCH. A warning against the growing prac tice among business men of hurrying through scanty, innutritious luncheons has been given by a London doctor of repute. "I had luncheon at a large city restaurant much frequented by business men," the doctor stated. "I spent 40 minutes in consuming half a dozen oysters, a grilled loin chop and potatoes, some Cheddar cheese, and a cup of coffee. During my meal 1 was struck by the rush with which my neighbours ate what seemed totally in adequate midday meals. One man's lunch consisted of a dozen oysters, three slices of brown bread and but ter, and a pear; time occupied in eat ing it, 14 minutes. A second man had a slice of melon, lobster mayonnaise, roll and butter, and coffee; time, 18 minutes. A third man had a cut from a joint, baked potatoes, cauliflower, and apple tart and cream; time, 11 minutes. The third man's apple tart and cream were placed oa the table before the joint course was finished 'to save time,' so th...
CORRESPONDENCE BANK STREET WEST. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE BANK STREET WEST. To the Editor. - Sir,-I should like to draw your at tention to the disgraceful state of Bank. street Vest, Ascot Vale. It` is so bad that no person will ride a bike on it. The State school abuts on it, and it ispainful to see the poor children coning out of school, the inany falls they have. The road.is all hills and hollows. Why, sir, the bases of the plugs, also the sewerage bases on the road stand up like foundations for a fountain, - being souni inches higher than the road. Now, it would be a great opportunity if the council would re-form the street and tar same, while the school is on holidy. The street is used as a playground, ilso as a'drill grBouid. I trust, sir, .you will be. pleased to .insert this, if it is only for the benefit of the school: children. --Yours, etc., r ILLIAM GIBSON. Bank street West, . .5th Jan.,:1914.
HABITS OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
HABITS OF ANIMALS. A fly on a window-pane will crawl up to the top. fly back to the bottom, and crawl up again. This order is sel dom reversed. It is on record that a fly crawled up a window-pane 32 times, returning each t timhe to the same place. lens always scratch for food with the sun behind them, the reason being that the rays show up minute particles. A blind hen will pick up, irain.' and nld ne 1 u usually le on the left side. Dkgs lie with their forepaws to the fire. A mouse will ignore a food supply sufficient for a meal and run great risks to nibble at a large supply. Goldfish usually swim round a globe to the right. They can be taught to take a fly out of the hand in six weeks. Sheep spend more time grazing than do cattle and horses, and they will eat twelve hours out of the twenty-four. *
ORANGE BLOSSOMS MR. F. N. BENNETT TO MISS J. BENDICKSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
ORANGE. BLOSSOMS MR., F. N. BENNETT TO MISS J. BENDICKSON. An iuteresting wedding was coloe brated ::at Scotss-Church, Collijs 'st, Melbournie,. by the Rov. Dr. Marshall, onl the "30th December last,, between Mr. Frederick Norinan :Bennett, B.A.,' B.S., son of- Mr. aind Mrs. - C. R. Bennett, of Adelaide, and Miss Josephine Bendickson, daughter of Mr. and; Mrs. B. A. Bendickson, of "Norgoe," Lincoln road, Essendon. The, church was' prettily: decorated by the girl friends of the bride. The or ganist.-played the wedding -march from lohengrhu and other. selections. " The bride was given .way by her father, and .wores a handsome, gown of white duchess.satin, trimmed with :Limeiick lnce,s pearls and orange?.blossoms, to gother with; an exquisite: Limerick lace veil. The. bridosmaids were -liss. Ben dickson, sister, of the bride, and. Miss Bella Sutton. They -were. -prettily gowned.in pale pink, crepe:.de chene, carrying shower bouquets of: pink car ,satieon. Numerous and costly presents w...
POTATO AND CHEESE POISONING [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
POTATO AND CHEESE POISONING There seems nothing specific in poi soning by potato; the symptoms are those of infection by food by ordinary organisms. One interesting point is that it seems likely that potatoes only become infected after they are peeled. Mussel poisoning has some clinical symptoms peculiar to itself, and may Le due to the presence of some metal lic poison, although this must be rather rare. A toxic substance called mytilo toxin has been isolated from poisonous mussels, and it seems likely that such mussels have been infected by bacteria, but little is known of any special bac teria concerned in this condition, al though it is probable that the mussels become poisonous through contamina tion by sewage. Similarly, cheese poi soning, which has certain more or less specihc clinical manifestations, seems to be the result of the infection of cheese by some definite organism, but further investigation of this poinlt is necessary before any definite conclusion can be reached....
ELECTIONS STATE ELECTION. HON. W. A. WATT AT ESSENDON. A CROWDED ATTENDANCE. PROCEEDINGS OCCASIONALLY MADE NOISY BY A SMALL HANDFUL OF OPPONENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
ELECTIONS: -----+--- STATE ELECTION. UON. W. A. WATT AT ESSENDON. A, CROWDED ATTENDANCE. PROCEEDINGS OCCASIONALLY MADE NOISY BY A SMALL 'HANDFUL OF OPPONENTS. On Moniday evening a crowded at tendance assembled in. the new Essen don Public Hall, to hear the policy speech of the Premier, .Essendons re presentative. The meeting was both enthusiastic and .favourable, although considerable noise was kicked up by a few who evidently attended for the special purpose. The interruptions were patiently borne for a considerable time by the Premier, until it was found that pure "ecussedness" was at the bottom of the interruption. The Premier was warmly welcomed upon stepping upon the platform by the largo aud ince, estimated at from 1200 to 1400: There, were on the platform several members of the new Cabinet, including' Sir Alex. Peacock, Mr. Drysdale Brown, Mr. Donald 3atc kinnon, Mr. Lawson, Mr. Baillieu, Mr. Livingston, M\r. Hagelthorn and Mr. Gray- the niewly elected ILiberal mem o-r for Bl...
SIGNS OF EYE-STRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
SIGNS OF EYESTRAIN. When a child begins tb screw up its eyes, to elevate and depress its eye brows, to wrinkle its forehead, to blink, to push forward its head when looking at things, then suspect eye - train. In an address before a gather ing of oculists an eminent surgeon said, the other day, the eyes should be sus pected "in all headaches which occur red regularly and got worse in the afternoon, which were increased by close work and relieved by rest and on holidays, or which occurred Obly dur ing certain occupations." Among the troubles caused by eye-strain, this au thority mentioned the indigestion that is associated with continued, applica tion to study or work, cases of dizzi ness and so-called bilious attacks. Eye strain is really a weariness of the many nerves that aspply the small muscles of the eyes. If there be any abnormal optical conditions, such as errors of refraction, found in myopia, or short sightedness, and hyperopia, or long sightedness, imperfect balance of the...
OUR FREE SELECTION TO DISCONTENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
OUR FREE SELECTION TO DISCONTENT. Let Freedom's foes their harp strings stent, And carols raise o' sweet content; To join their lays I'll ne'er consent But sing the praise o' Discontent.. Oh, Discontent, the hand and sign That mark the man frae nowte and swine While I hae raith- and aith-to vent I'll waur them baith on Discontent. For kirk or mairt I hao nae bent, Nor limner's airt in ink or pent; ,The. void o' phrases finely blent To shore its praises a' forpent, I'd gi my health, I'd gie' my time My stinted wealth, my hirplin' rhyme My life indeed I'd gladly spent In scatterin' seed o Discontent. Gin ye hao bairns, an' guid befa', Yo'll keep them clear o',Kirk and Law, And hand them fou o' Parliament, And pang them oot o' Discontent; For shjr as o'er a bairn is born To "mak a spune or spoil a horni," "Gang forrit-" hand it owire "Tak tent I" He heeds the drums o' Discontent. 'Twas Discontent that bridge the span Frae lifeless mud to deathless Man; 'Twans Discontent that raivelled ...
AUTOMOBILE SEARCHLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
AUTOMIOIILE SEARCILIGH'T. Du)ring the recent manlloeuvres of the French army in the south-west, a searchlight automobile was used; that is, ant automobilo with a powerful searchlight suitably mounted at the rear of thu body. Thoe swi?.an -.t ' of the searchlight is clariped to;: plat'. which lis 'yieldingly supported between coil springs carried on bolts. This prevents jars from being com municated to the searchliiht when the machine is in motion. '1o steady the searchliglht whihiin transit, it is hell by four gtuy cables, the two forward ones being attached to coil -springs .s as to absorb shocks. The searchlight will project a powerful beam to a dis tance of three kilometers (1.86 miles). The tautomohile carries -a tripod oi which the standard of the searchlight may be clamped at a moment's notice when desired.
OVER DEVELOPMENT OF MUSCLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 8 January 1914
OVERIIDEVELOPMEN'T' OF MUSCLES. -"In all systenms of physical'trainiisg the only dna and object is to maintain health. I cannot agree," says a 'nedi cal man, "with the methods whoso aim is to pile on lumps of muscles-on every part of the body. An advertisement showing a man with biceps like a log olf mutton is enough to determiine me to have nothing to do with that sys tem. Those enormous" niuscles are quite useless unless you want to go on the music-hall stage as a'strongmanl, or wish to coovert yourself into a hu man cart-horse:, Then strain 'put oni the" heart in- the process of acquiring those disfiguring hunks of flesh iabout t:l'o tbodyg counteract ;ill': tli.'good dthat : the exercise might: havie :'done.: The iniportt;ut organs of the" body the hieart; the lungs; the ;liver, and the kidneys--deriveo no beiefit from sabuor inal muscular 'deoyelopinent. Many trainers have 'a good working knoW ledge, of muscular development. and liho to -acq ire it, but they know no thing aboll...