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PRECAUTIONS IN MUMPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
PRECAUTIONS IN MIUMI'S. If it is known that mumps is about,ý there ought to be little or no difficulty in diagnosing the condition. The sud den appearance of a swelling of the parts always affected, in a person pro viously quite healthy, should be quite sufficient. Of course, in other condi tions the glands about the neck are sometimes enlarged l but any swelling in front and behind the oar, the lobe. of which is raised, should cause one to suspect mumps, especially if the in flammation has a teudency to aspear on both sides of the neck. In cilses of scarlatina and diphtheria there lay be great swelling at the angle of toe jaw; but in these cases the patients are obviously seriously ill, and an ex amination of the throat soon settles the matter. .Children, for the most part, quickly recover from mumps without the appearance of complica tions. Adults are not quite so for tunate and their convalescenso is somewihat more tardy. As a rule, no medicinal treatment, other than at tention t...
Keilor Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
Keilor Football Club. A concert and ball are advertised to be held in the Keilor Shire Hall, in connection with the local football club, on Friday next, 24th inst., at 8 p.m. The artists include Miss C Hewett, Miss Alma Skinner, Miss Jes- sie Hearne, Miss Connie Woods, Miss Maine Dixon, Messrs. McDonald, R Hewett, G. Anderson, G. Deed, and others. Mr. J. G. Anderson is the hon. secretary.
OBITUARY DEATH OF MR. R. F. ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
OBITUARY DEATH OF MR. R. F. ROBERTSON. We have to record the death of Mr. Robert Fyfe Robertson, which sad event occurred at his residence, "Koo rali" Athol street, Moonee Ponds, on Saturday evening, 18th inst. Tile ILe ceasled had for some time suffered from heart troubles, but was not really ill till a few days before his death, when he had a sudden attack and died from enteritis. The late Mr. Robertson came from Dundee, Scotland, and ar rived in the year 1858 in Victoria, where he lired with his parents at Geelong. Later on he resided for a little time in Tasmania and New Zea land and was married in the former State. He came to Ascot Vale in the year 1886, and has resided in Athol street for the past 28 years. The deceased did not enter much into pub lic affairs, but was of a quiet, reserved and unobtrusive character, and did good by stealth. The late Mr. Robertson was a mem ber of the firm of J. B. Ellerker and Co., shipping agents, but had for some time retired from active work...
FLEMINGTON POLICE COURT MONDAY, 20th APRIL. Before Messrs. Read Murphy, P.M., and W. Shaw, J.P. Tick-Infested Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
.F.LEMINGTON POLICE' COURT . MONDAY, 20th APRIL.. Before Messrs. Redd Murphy, P.,,., and W. Shaw, J.P. Tick-Infested Sheep. Hubert Walton Buodd v: Arthur Lithgow.-Prosecution under Sheep dipping Act. A letter was read from defendant, showing he had suddenly dropped into the ownership of the sheep by. the death of his brother, and he did not know the aninials were affected with tick. Hubert Walton Budd, inspector un der the Sheep-dipping Act, saw defend ant's sheep at Newmarket, on 3rd Feb ruary. These animals were carrying tick. .John Simonson Buntine corroborat -ed. He was also an inspector. After ,seeing the sheep .at Newmarket lie wenti,to Launching Place, and was -told by defendant he had only just coie into possession of the sheep. °Huglh Boyd, clerk in employ of Poear so h';lowe, Smith and Co., deposed that' the sheep were owned by It. Lith gow. Fined £1, with 7s lid costs. Mrs. A. Mi. Turnbull of Kilcunda, was similarly prosecuted in respect of tick-infested lanmbs. .The evid...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIES : firemen's ball will be hold at Sun bury on Wednesday, -29th April, to formally open the new fire station. St. Thomas'. Grammar School Sports will be held at the Moonee Valley racecourse on Friday, 24th April.. The' Bulla Horticultural Society will hold tleir annual: show' on' Friday, 24th. inst. ' Entries close on Tuesday, 21st inst. .'ilie Teilor football club will lioh! , cuncert and ball at the Keilor Shire Hall,' on Friday next, 24th inst., ,at' 8 p.m. Tul'lie Craigieburn cricket club are hlnding a ball at the Craigieburn Hall on Friday, 8th May, at 8 p.m: The engagement is announced of Miss Lilian Irene Crawford (Baby), second eldest "daughter of -Mr., and Mrs. John Crawford,. of Smith street, Kensington, to Mr. Frederick Victor White, second eldest sonl of Mr. Wil liani White, J.P., and Mrs. White, :i iNicholson street, North Fitzroy: A public meeting will be held at the Pucklo street hall, Mnoonce 'onds, at a o'clock to-night, when addresses will be given o...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF COMMITTEES. Monday, 20th April. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
ESSENDON CITY &nbsp; COUNCIL --o-- MEETING OF COMMITTEES. Monday, 20th April. All were present, with the excep- tion of Cr. Cole, who was on holidays and from whom an apology was re- ceived; and Cr. Kinnear. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. Cr. Rhoden presided as chairman of committee. Correspondence. Noyes Bros. wrote re steam waggon, which had been inspected by their en- gineer, and they considered the break did not come under the maintenance clause. The surveyor said it was most unusual for a piston head to break, on the low pressure, within a few months. The cost would be £6 11s 6d for a new part. The waggon was out of use now, because of the broken wheel, and the Council was losing in consequence. Decided that the account for a new wheel (Tyne Foundry) be sent on to Noyes Brothers. , . Thackwray and others wrote re Rltoxburgh street and asked Council to riemedy the evil of the street trees, which wanted pruning; the road aind asphalting also wanted attention. iteceived and to be...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 23 April 1914
NOTES BY THE WAY &nbsp; By "Observer." The Association football matches started on Easter Monday, but, ac- cording to "Old Boy," in the "Argus," although "the games were well and keenly played they lacked the enthus- iasm usually attendant on the opening day." The weather certainly was on the chilly side and the sky somewhat overcast, but this sort of thing is char acteristic of the football season, and would hardly account for the absence of enthusiasm. It may be that the players had hardly yet struck form, and the above sporting writer admits that most of the grounds were very hard. No doubt they are, after the dry summer, and at time of writing it looks as if we were about to glide into a winter with a scanty rainfall. How- ever, it is not likely that the football matches will long "lack enthusiasm" when once the season gets fairly under weigh. Mr. Hant's meteorological forecast for the Easter holidays was not quite accurate and the weather turned out better than promised...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS JOHNSTON—LUCKWALD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS .IONSTON-U--CK- AI). A very pretty wedding was celebrat ed in the Presbyterian Church, Moo nee Ponds, on Saturday, March 14th, the contracting parties heing Mr. \Wil liam Johnston, youngest son of Mrs. Johnston and the late Mr. John Johnston, of Flemington, and Mliss Ruth Hedwig Luckwald, only daugh ter of Mrs. Luckrwald. of Ascot Vale, and MIr. W. Luckwald, of Adelaide. The ceremony wias performiel by the Rlev. William Fraser, B.A. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr . T. . Luekwald, looked very pretty in a gown of crepe le chene, trimmed with soft silk lace, peurls, and orange Iblossoms. The long court train was of ivory satin, finisded with thick, silk cord, pearls and orange blossoms. She wore a beau tifully embroidered veil arranged cap fashion, and carried a white shower bouquet. The bridesmaids were Miss Gertrude Fowler (friend of the bride) and Miss Maud Potter (cousin of tie bride). They wero daintily gowned in cream and wore mob caps of tulle, ...
SUNBURY WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
SUNBURY WATER TRUST. After lunch the meeting of-the Sun bury Water Trust was held. l'resent: Cmrs. Johnston, Michie, Buckley, Ford, Starkie and O'Brien. On the motion of Cmrs. -Michie and Buckley, Cmr. Johnston Was re-ap pointed chairman for another term of 12 months. Cmr. Johiifton thanked the Trust for the honour conferred. : A letter was received from Messrs. North and Stanfield, managers, Ben digo, offering to -sell to the Trust 3 blocks of land near the off take.--De cided to take no action. The Secretary said he had given final notice to several who were in arrears with water rates.-Deague and Son wrote denying any liability, and re ferred the Trust to the owner of the Jupertswood Hotel for payment of. the £4 claimed. Mrs. Nora, Murphy wrote stating that she was not aware that her husband owned any land in the water area and if such was the case she would be willing to, sell the land to the Trust. In any case she would ask for 14 days to interview her so licitors before paying...
BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
BULLA 1 SHIRE COUNCIL ---f--t- T1ie ordinary meeting of the above was held at Sunbury on Monday. There were present Crs. Michie (presi dent), Ford, Starkie and O'Brien. Correspondence. From G. .Edwards, offering a um-i her of bags (for charcoal) to the Coun cil for Ls per dozen. He had 500 batss, £-I as 4d.--Held over to next meeting. From Clerk of Courts, return of fines in Police Court for month, 30s, of o hiebh 15s goes to the informer. From the Health Officer, reporting a case of scarlatina at Ilulla and a ca.u. of pulmonary consumption stt Sun hburv. From Shire of Broadmeadows, re the lproposed bridge over M1aribyrnong river at Konagaderrer, stating that, owing to the condition of the finances, thley could not take any action.--le ceived. From liousey Shire Council, agree ing to co-operate in erecting a bridge overr Jackson's Creek on Riddell to Sunburv road. From W. R. Beardall, lion. see., ask ing to have the cannon in front of l'resbvterian Church, Sunbury, re moved as it wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE! EXT S Shout the Good TOW IS THE TIME for every Economising House, 'kee 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 Hdme during the long Winter Evenings. 10:« Reduction in all Departments. FOR ONE MONTH ONLY. To secure the Special Bargains, Come farly. 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 good...
SOCIAL MICKLEHAM TENNIS SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
MlICKLEiAMI TENNIS SOCIAL. The Mickleham tennis club wound up a pleasant antil successful season by giving an enjoyable social in the-local school last Friday evenung. The room was decorated most artistically by a numlber of the lady members, whose efforts were augmented by Mrs. Heln dersoin, who lent a number of :irticles which added materially in producing so pleasing an elfect. Mr. J. P. Doyle, the president of the club, welcomed thu guests, and conveyed the thanks of members to all those who had as sisted during the season. During the evening, the trophies presented by Ur. and Mrs. 'uolo for competittion were handed to the winners, Miss Doly Johnson and Master Don Henderson. Tihese are the two youngest players in the club, and their victories were vory pophlar. Miss Jolhnson received a very handsome rose bowl, and lMaster Henderson an cqually- handsome ink stanid. The prizes were suitably in scribed and will, we are sure, long be treasured by the \vinners, who received also the ...
ST. THOMAS HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ST. THOMAS HARRIERS. By "Whistle." IA dozen entliusi stic members of the above club went to Geelong on Sat irday, 25th April, and were cordially welcomed af the station by the Gee long ChristClifiui'h hi iariers. At 3.30 p.m., the qombinfed. clubs were photo graphed' as a mark' of the Pivotonian opening cross-country season. The rulln started from the Western Swimming Baths, making along Church street to the Moorabool river,' following along the bank of the river, towards the ce Inent works,; where we.were shown the aerial tramway, which is about 5 miles long, over hilly country; thence to the paper mills, which we started to ex plore, there being somntverv.nrete.? S.-a'ti e r:i-am'rn 5elnlJ': (ii1 crosS ing the lBarwon River; the Christ Church boys told us to be prepared for a hill with a gradeoof about 1 in 1. The hounds then made tracks for home, coyeriitg altogether about eiglit miles of undulating country. .Within it half mile from home the hoitinds packed up fortlhe- usuail ch...
ATHLETICS ESSENDON HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ATHLETICS ESSENDON HAIt1tIERS. By "Pace:' Essendon harriers mustered twenty three at North. Essendon lbst Satur day. The trail was laid over six miles of good .copitry around the Horseshoec end, .finishing along the Keilor road. Two packs were formed. J. Upward had charge' of the slows, with G. Storey wihip; while " H. Russell was pace for the fasts, with H. Shovelton whip. The slows were given a good start on account of the new members, and had-an enjoyable run. The slows' run-in was won by Harold Gibbs, with G. Eaglesham and J. Ingram second and.third rspectively. Tile:fast pack's break-away nwas ron by Ted Butler, with S: Nicholls and R. Shovelton'fill ing the mindr places. Next Saturday is the official opening of the cross-country season at Brighton Beach; wlihi Iall the metibpolitan clubs will take part. The run will commence at 3.30; all:members are urged to at tend.
"C" GRADE. ESSENDON B. V. RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
"C" GRADE: ESSENDON B. V. RICHMONI). Richmlond,: unable to get a tenIn to gether, forfeited to Essendon. :Ne Saturday ximatch, versils \Vil liamsttotni, at .Williamstown football Iowingg Burkitt; Collie," Erl, r Lindel, .tapbicl it-lae, Robinson, L'It 103 "Sheldow. Swift, Enstco1
The Essendon Gazette Published Every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 30th APRIL, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ShS31endon m Pulished Every Thursday Morning.;:: THURSDAY, 30thi APRLL,.1914.. .onm.years ago a corthin prominent metropolitan' justice of the peace, since deceased, remarked that "al though the Press was not infallible, it was- a very good indication 'of' what was going on il our ntidst," and s6, to some extent,' the' writings of the best kiond n 'nov'elilts of the: period,. even although' they deal with fiction, whereas newssuapers. arei cdincerned with 'fact, miay be taken as oiie of the "sigs, s.of, the timnes." When private luniatic . islltims were in vogtie tllrdouhouit the old country tho hero or heroini of many a romance was one who, although mentally sound ini every particular, had been adjudged insane and incarcerated in one of those Iledlamns which enjoyed immunnity from Government inspection and control. And such tales often had their coun ter lrt in real life at the time in which they were written. Conan vD6ridtio,"ff.6r tlith,"mo popl ..t-."ý...?t ists of the present d...
BASEBALL ESSENDON V. FITZROY. "B" GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ESSENIDON V. FITZROYi : "1iW GRADE.: The ablove match was played at Es sendoii';on Satiihday:. list; anid After asi ecidtiug finisli ended in-'a draiw', Tli.scores?' are follo?:- . SEsseiidoh.-0 1, 2, 1 . 'As 'ill be: seen frons tl scories the matcli'h-i s very even, 'and'the result in 'dubtt right. up till the call of time. . Fitl:o b held':tld: adralitag6' up. till the iixah'iniings, whlenEssendon drew level' with them, as the result of a fine hit by Berry, a three-bagger, which .brought a man' home. il McCormack, who was making iis first 'dppearance with Essendon, plaed a fine game." His catcihing and throw Ing to secobid hate 'wis a feature of tlhqmatch, iand his presence should prove an aacquisition to the local team. lcrry's play at first was also excellent, whilst Browse, pitching, and 'lcCar thy,.at short stop,"were also in good form. - Next Saturday, Essendon play "Ar gus,'? at Essendon, and all players are reiluested tio ' bn ih" grauiifd by r .15 p.m. sharp.. The team wil...
ESSENDON AND FLEMINGTON PROTESTANT CHURCHES' FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ESSENDON AND FLEMINGTON PllOTlS'TAr'NT CliHTRCHES' FOOT I3ALL ASSOCIATION The season opened last Saturday. T'he result of the play is as follows: Moonee Ponls Methlxlist, 41 goals 20 behinds (Pulleni 22 goails, Heathershaw ii goals), defeated Moonee Ponds Bap tist, I goal 1 behind. Surely this is a record! IBlotlerhood, 5 goals 17 behinds, de ieated Maribvrnong Presbyterians, - goiils 2 behinds. A Woy'd to the Wise.-llougl iplay will not lie toherated. A .spicial in dependent tribunal his been appointed to attend-to all complaints. Exhibitions of bad temper aro not in the best interests of the game. A. Pullen was in great form last Sat nrday and scoried 2 igoals out of 25 tries. This is a record for this coin petition, lntclhes nexit Saturday. If. Pts. fethl r. . Ken. l.thl; ,nm Iarce Johnson. Mlar. Pres. v. Sf. Pds. Sh6 ut; umpir', Williamson. The committee meets next Monday night . Aplications for permits for that' meetlng' to be in. hand bh--Sat urday.