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MILITARY FETE [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
MILITARY FETE There area c)nsidIerable number of tickets and aecount.s outstandling, and, the secret:l'y ind treasurer would lIe pileasid to settle same. RtEFR?ESHMENT STALL. Per Mrs. Douglas.-J.M lcKeever is, W. \V. 2s (Id, Friend is. Per Mrs. J. L. Anderson.--Mrs. Me Hutchison 5s; and cakes from Mrs. A. Walker, lMrs. H. It. Hutchison, Mrs. A. 'Thaerkwray, Mrs. Thompson, .Mirs. (Greenwood, Mr's. Chapple and Mrs. Doyle. 3 gallons milk from Mrs. Mr Keever, ox tongue from IMr. It. J. (ilbertson, jellies from It. ?lathlltt and Co., meat anl cakes from. Mrs. .. L. Anderson.
THE CRICKET IN THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
THE CitICElT IN TrILE OUSE. The coining of a cricket into a house is genlllyal regarded as a signl o1 gosu luck. if nuat is so, then there suould be a line time in store for us, lor criciets, enlivened by the recent rains, are now particularly InumerOUs. lIabre, the Lrench naturalist, in or delur to study the habits of crickets, bred them, an operation "requiring no h,.rticular preparations, but a little patience.' They were established in ordinary ilower-pots containiug a httle earth, ansud covered with a sheet of glass. Their diet consisted of leaves of lettuce. Crickets sometimes make themselves obnoxious in vegetable gardenls. 'abre shows that the lemalo ield cricket lays about 500 eggs. '1Tue are laid singly, about a 12th of all inch in the ground, and the earth is raked over tau hole. Each egg is fit ted with a lid, which the young one lifts on its entrance to the world. It is hatched in a fortnight; the young one is about the size of a flea, and is white, but becomes ebon bla...
THE BLUE-TONGUED LIZARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
TllE BLUL1TONGUED LIZAtLD. To many people of nervous tempera imeit the sight of a hzard is as dis turbing as that of a snake, a sact to be regretted, for most lizards are harmless. ''Lie smaller kinds ciannot inlict a bite, and the larger ones will ot do so unlcss captured and teased. Lizards are useful creatures, feeding on insects mainly, the larger ones help ing to keep down snakes. Fights be tweena goauuas and snakes have been witnessed times without number, but the smaller blue-tongue is no less vall ant. It will readily attack a snake, and it is a pity that people who meet it generally mark their esteom with a stick. The blue-tongue suffers for its ungainly appearance, and for its bad manners in so frequently putting out its bright blue tongue, wich imakes , uusoplhisticated regard it as "dan gerous." It is quite a friendly crea ture, and in camp may become a pet. Instead of being killed, it should be enicouraged.
BULLA NOTES BULLA HORTICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
BULLA NOTES BULLA HORTICULTURAL SHOW. The 18th annual show of the above society was held on Friday, 24th April, and was very successful. Theoweather was fresh but pleasant.. The. attend ance was not so great as usual, owing, no doubt, to the fact that the day ass not a general public holiday-the sqow !reviously being held on lEight:H su' ' Using to the very dry summier, it as feared that, the show 'wold le to failure this year. -However, the fears of the committee proved greoiiidless, as. nearly 300 entries were received. Still, the number of.:entries locally:in ilth flower sections were not so-nuimer oils us usual. The main feature of the show -was tihe exhibit of Mr. *W. F. Grant, the only competitor for the Gordon( Tro h (a beatiful rose howl, presented SyMr. MW. McK. Gordon, of Essendon) -a prize for the best exhibit froin'anv farii or holding. The wininer's exhibit consiisted of'no fewer than U6 varieties of products. SA" fine display of 'maiden hair lenri front "Rupertswood," ...
ANNIVERSARY [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ANNIVERSARY The East Essendon Methodist Sue. day schodl held their twelfth anniver snry con:ert on Thursday lInst, the chirman being Rev. T. C. Carne. T'here was a large attendance, an:d the )rogrammlle consisted of songs and reci tations by the Kensington Methodist Mulsical Society, conducted by Mr. rced Harry. The following teas the programmlne: - Chorus, Kensington Methodist Musical Society; solo, Mr. Alex. Liddle; recitation, Mr. Ben M1loy Ling (encore); solo, Mr. Fred Harry (ncore); part song, "Moonlight," Ken sington .hethodist Musical Society; solo, Mr. WVin. (Conn: ;part song, Ken sington 3Methodist .\lusiual Society: cihorus, "Sleep and Rest,", Kensingt on Metlhodist Musical Society; solo, "'lo ther IDear," iMr. Fred -harry; recita tion, Mr. Fred CWhitcroft (encore); solo, Mr. Win. Conn: part song, Ken sington Methodist Musical Society; solo, Mr. 1len Mloy Ling (encored); recitation, \Mr. . W'hitcroit (encored); part song, Keusington Methodist Mu sical SocietLy. All the ite...
CORRESPONDENCE IMPROVING MT. ALEXANDER ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
: i` CORRESPONDENCE DIM'IeOVING MST. ALEXANDERI Of'ACritic" :writes:-" 'Sir;-The : pro posal' t make the main road between Puckle street andl the Essendon sub. ii'ay an-attractivei thoroughfare, with cliri?in?i pliintatibi;s, rockeries, eth-; is i:an ideal one,. and its accomplish iluelnt as. speedily as possiblo;is to be' .devoutly; desired' - A 'conimnencement might,: bii made"o tithr that 'part of :the: inmat road nrioio enlclosed: itiitli the Queei's ,Plrk. reserve. "This place pre aents a forlorn and ieglected: appear aanteasa a result- of-"municipal inac tivity as ,regards sdoing.anytlhing to it. In its :present state it' only serves the purpose of beiung a camiping ground for' :"tsuudouniers," ""niihit-o vls" " slid. '"snmooinig couples," who come from iear and far and may be seen in do: ens lying iunder the trees, or basking in the muoonlight. This state of affairs is not at all creditable to the good iname of ssedoa's fair city. If the City Coi cil do not feel disposed to u...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIES Thlo death is announced of Miss Annie Louise Kenny, whichl sad event occurred .at her residence, "Lara," Carew - street, Sandringhamn on 19th instant. The deceased lady was a sister of Mirs. C. J. McFarlane, and was for a number of years a popular resident of Moonee Ponds. c Mrs. J. ]H. Maovean, 164 Buckley st., Essendon, will in future be at homi?-first Wednesday in the month. Mrs. R. H.. Rlodda, of "Vaynor," Wellington .street, Fleiiington, is spending a few days at Ballarat, and wishes to intimate to her friends that she will not be "at home". on the first Friday in May. . The' death of Sir George Doughty Unionist M.P. for Grimsby, is reported in 'a cable messsage from London. Sir' George Doughty, who was in his 60th year, was a merchant and ship owner, and on two occasions he was elected mayor of Grimsby. Be was first elect ed to the Rouse of Commons for Grimsby as a Liberal in 1895, Ibut three years later joined the Unionist party, and resigned the seat to cont...
SPORTS ST. THOMAS GRAMMAR SCHOOL. A VERY SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
SPORTS ST. THOMAS GRAMMAR SCHOOL. A VERY SUCCESSFUL .MEETING. The annual sports of the above school were fheld on the Moonee Val ley Racecourse on Friday last. Mr. A. V. Hiskens, in spite of an impoit ant race meeting on the following Monday, kindly granted the use of the raceoourse for the occasion. There was a very large attendance of the parents, friends and supporters of the boys and it must have been gratifying to the headnmaster, Mr. Gresham "tob inson, to see such a huge crowd. Many prominent citizens of the district were present, and it shows that the Gram mar School sports are becoming the event of the year. -The lawn aid grandstand were a picture, and al though winter is last approaching, some of the ladies wore bright .os tumnes, and with the school flag float ing in the breeze was very pleasing to the eye. A string band also enlivented the proceedings, all the latest selee tions being rendered. Afternoon tea was served in the refreshment rooms by the sisters and friends ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
.DANCIN2G. BALLROOM DANCING " CALL, WRITE, OR PHONE 5608 CENTRAL TO MIR. AND- MRS. Cleveland PROFESSORS OF DANCIIj -.- ranMlt ACADEM1Y' 264 DRUMMOND ST.: CARLTON. FOR THEIR PROSPECTUS WHICH GIVES PARICULARS IRE THEIR SUPERIOR ADULT BEGLNNERS. CLASSES AND PRIVATE TUITION MR. or M3RS. CLEVELAND. can be seen any time from 10 a:m. to 10 p:m;. at the above ieddrssx - DANCING DANOING The Dancing Season has begun; You need.notgo to Franee, Just call around to Moonee Street, That's where you'll learn to dance.., MR. & MRS. BARTLING M33 oone, Street, Ascot Vale All Ballroom Dances Taught In One Quarter. Terms-5s per quarter, Single Lesson, PUBLIC NOTICES. S EVERYBIOD"'S BUN-BURNT! S. . a ? That's why Everybody', ??a?lg:: SALMOND CREAM: An ANTISEPTIC., SOOTHING -. ,: and HEALING LOTION. ? : For Sunburn. Chapped Hands, " : Face and Lips, Complexion and a :"all roughness of the skin. A ? a .ralaable application for sun or _. superficial burns. ? ? , WALLACE M. : . JEWKES S:P?AR3A?EUTIC?...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL Tuesday, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ESRENDON CITY S COUNCIL Tuesday, April 28. Cr. Kinnear asked for leave of ab sence for thr?e months, it being his in tention to leave for Western Australia for that period. :Granted. . A. N. Phillips and .W. N. Pearson asked for a load-or two of filling in in Epsom-road, the latter. complaining that the street had not been asphalted previously."-Sone filling to be done; surveyor to report. J. J. Shanley and four others asked that Bank-street be repaired. The earth was falling away on the asplhalt, and a stream of water was descending on the path.-Surveyor to act. G.. T. Fitzgerald suggested the em ployment of the "Divining rod"_ in Queen's Park, in the search for water. lie had a lady friend who would come down from the country on payment of her expenses, and she would find water by the means suggested.-Re ferred to P.W.C. 3[. P. and A. People's Association wrote suggesting the passage of a motion disallowing dead-end subdivi sions. A. Eddy moved that the Association be informed tha...
CITY OF ESSENDON Return of New Dwellings Registered [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
CITY. OF ESSENDON Return of New Dwellings Registered :uaneter Year Year 191I Ward endinrg ending ending compaerd , 3((311 3113114 3113113 with 191n Ascot Vale' 34 139 96 43 increase Essendon 57 162 94 68 increase M. P?dids 36 135 103 32 increa e Abierfeldie 35 120 54 66 increase Totals 162 556 347 209 Return of Shops, Stables, Additions &c. Registered. Quarter ending Yer ending 3113114 /313/14 Ward .. Shps8t'bn Ad'nstNOEShps!h'bsAd'stNOE AYVale -- 1 - 7 9 5 I cl r Essad.- 3 3 - 5 4 5 1 ball M iods 5 1 4 - 15 , 1 Ab'r'lde- - 1 - 1 3 3 S 1 9 - 24 23 32 2 t Not Otherwise Enumerated 2 Total number of buildings of all classes re gistered during the year ended 31/3/14 6?1. Total number of Dwellings in City, 6443 D. Cameron, Town Clerk 28/4114
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ALBERT LODGE M.U.I.O.O.F., MOONEE PONDS [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES;: ----4- ALBERT LODGE 31l.U.I.O.O.F., MOONEE PONDS: Tihe above lodge held an interestiig debate at their: hall on Wednesday evening: last, the subject being "Ist Town or Country Life the most condu cive to happiness?" Messrs. :Quinton and Iloyes took the brief for country side, and Messrs. W. Stenhling and G. Cant for the city. After an interest ing debate it wass decided that the honours of the contest rested with 'the upholders of the city. The lodge con tinues to make good progress numeric ally and financially. Members are re-. minded that neit lodge night, the 6th of M-ay,. is their social and landies' night. A good musical programme is to be rendered till 10 p.m., when re freshmcnts will be served and dancing indulged in'till midnight. There will be no charge for admission.
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. On Friday last, the chairman of the Country Roads' Board (Mr. W. Calder, MI.I.C.E.), and Mr. Fricke, another member of the Board, made an inspec tion of some of the main roads in Breoudmeadows Shire. -:The. president of the shire .Cr. Alex. of theaoard at the Shire Hall, and there were also present:-Crs. Cargill, fall, Jones, Carrodus, and McLean, the shire secretary (Mr. A. T. Cook) and the shire engineer (Mr. W. Murray L'ullar). The chairman of the Board, at the Invitation of the president, gave a ecry clear explanation of thd methods idopted by the Board In regard to the wording of the Act. The principal reatures of this as regards the shire acre as follows: About next August the Board will lefinitely allocate the amounts to be puent on the various main roads; after saving previously determined upon :hat roads are to be classed under Ills heading. Then the councils will e; authorised to spend, certain" fixed imounts upon the roads within 'these teveral bounda...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
MARRIAGE. JOHNSTON-LUCKWALD.--On the 14th March, at the Presbyterian Church, Moonee Ponds, by Rev. Wil- liam Fraser, B.A., William, young- est son of Mrs. Johnston and late Mr. Johnston, of Flemington, to Ruth Hedwig, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luckwald, of Ascot Vale. DEATIH. KENNY.-On 19th inst., at her resi- deuce "Lara," Carew street, San- dringham, Annie Louise (late of Moo- nee Ponds), dearly loved sister of Mary Kenny and Mrs. C. J. McFar- lane and beloved youngest daughter of the late Daniel and Anne Kenny, of Port Melbourne. Requiescat in pace. &nbsp;
ITEMS OF NEWS Essendon Branch A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS Essendon Branch A.N.A. - * Owing to illness Mr. Dan Brown will be unable to lecture at the Branch meeting to be held to-night, and a quoit tournament will be held instead. Costumieres. Misses Alice McNamara and Annie Morrison, *ho have had fashionable city experience, have commenced business as costumieres and makers of high-class tailor-made costumes at 'Elite," Station-avenue; Ascot Vale. A C6ugh Cure. Senega and -Ammonia, cold and cough cure, is highly recommended as a proved cure. As winter has set in, a bottle in the house is a wise provision, thereby ensuring a dose at the frst symptoms of a cold, and so checking it at the outset. Mr. . O.0L. .Marrison advertises that the Senega and Ammonia cure is obtain able only from him. Coo-ce Club. joated. with hall was and putifnlly decor ated with wisteria and pink roses by tlthýadiedtssothet ýett sae R and was warmly applauded1.: The club intend to, continue these dances fort nightly. Ex-President's Evening at the Flemin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
ZDUOATIONAL. PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Formerly A.V. GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL - Noe. 8 and 47 CHAUCER ST., MOONEE PONDS. Icient Staff of Trained Teachers. Large and well-ventilated Schoolrooms. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and Painting: Miss TICKETT. FirstOclase Cer tificate, South Kensington; P'rize-taker Na tional Gallery; First-class Certificate. Edu cation De artment. Music Miss Jells, A.L.C.M., Mr. JAGER. M.SV.. Registered Secondary Teachers of Miuic. Singing, Miss E. IRVINE. Physi al Culturs Messrs. Bjelke-Petersen Bros. Principals: Miss SPRIGG. First-class Trained Teacher. Education Department and Melbourne University MISS LIMEROCK, M.A. MisS Sprigg at home the last Thursday' in each month. Firse Term begins Thursday. 5th February. ST. COLUMBA'S COLLEGE ESSENDON. (Day School). CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF CHARITY. Pupils prepared for all University E- aminations. Full particulars on application to the Superior, Convent. EAsendon. Prospelctuses may be had on application to the Superi...
FREE KICKS AT ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 30 April 1914
FREE KICKS AT ESSENDON. There have been many exciting fin ishes at Essendon's, Saturday match adding another to the list:' 'It was anybody's game at the finish:' Had Es sendon, despite their failures in the first quarter,- played more together in the final stages, the result must have been different: - Instead of establishing a handy lead when they had the'chances early in &nbsp; the game,"they' failed and had to play an uphill game all through, . 0*0' In the general play Essendon quite held its own, and there were at times' some really gratifying evidences of systamatic football. showing a marked &nbsp; improvement and a promise of better things to come:. Not much can be said against: the, umpire, as he gave a good display watching the game very closely and penalising the breaches without, fear or favour. Essendon were awarded 43 frees and North 41. - Billy Pain, Who -showed: a tendency to hang on to the ball too long in the early stages, with bad results to his sid...
FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
FINANCE COMMITTEE. Cr. Cole, chairman of finance; pre sided. Cr. Roberts again brought up the advisability of requiring builders to lay earthenware pipes under all new houses, so -that the various service pipes, such as gas, water, etc., could be afterwards threaded without any serious cost. The town clerk reported that the to tal cost of the McSweeney case against the council was £606. It was holped that the City Council would bear a fair share of this, as they had pro raised liberal assistance and had asked the council to appeal. It was decided to pay all the costs except an item of £'29 for a surveyor, which item the council thought should be reduced to £21. The contract of sale for purchase of the land on the Maribyrnong river adjoining present reserve at foot of M1aribyrnong road, were laid on the table. There will be £1615 to pay as a deposit, and the total is £3106 Is. The acreage of the land is 23 acres, 1 rood, 20 perches. Cr. Downing said the amount was a big one; but he w...