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SCHOOL MATTERS EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
SCHOOL MATTE5RS EIMIPI DAY. A meeting was held in the Essondon State school on Thursday, April 30th, at 8 p.m. There had been 900 notices sent out to the parent and guardians of the children re this meeting, also a notice in the "tGazetto" for the benefit of those who did not have children go iig to the school, but who were willing to help on that day for the good of the scholars. In the lace of all this there were only about 25 in attendance at' the ineetiig; this is very discouraging for the school committee, who are try ing to do all they can for the benefit of the children. Mr. Roylo was voted to the chair. The notice which had been distribut ed was then road. It was moved by MIr. Swan, seconded by Mr. McKeorrull, that acelebration oni similar lines to last year be car ried out. Moved by Mr. Nattrass, seconded oy Mr. McKerrell, that Mir. Kennedy be Vby MIrs. Swires, that treasurer and sec rotary be braced together. ' There was an apology received from Mr. S. A. Mlott for his abs...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
88, 90 and 92, rafters in had order. South side-Nos. 97, 99 und 101, old iron in bad order. A further inspec tion will be made of verandahs J, other streets, and the result reportedl. -Inspector to serve notices to repair. 15. A commencement has been mlad' with the new return of the Ascot "Vale main drain. Good progress is bein, inade with the town hall, and the hall ond should be completed withiin a few weeks. The loan expenditure on streets to date is £6728 5s 2d.. le ccived. 16. 1 have looked up L.P.'s 1971, 2283 and 1526 in the otlice of lities; also certilicate of title 1780/827, being IRobb's original title to the estate eni bracing Clarinda street and Robb st. 'Thero were no rights of way at all on tile original subdivision, but on the certificate of title some were created. These consist of a-10ft lane vest of allotments 82 and 83, and a similar lane running from allotment 79 to 71. ibut blocked at each end.' I further searched tlhe titles of allotments 0 and 81, and both sh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE! EXT Shout the a`Good NIOW IS THE TIME for every Economising House L 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 Home 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 anew Extensive Showroom at the rear of this shop, and we cor dially invite our Customers to inspect the large variety of goods ...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, 4th MAY. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL t MONDAY, 4th MAY. PUBLIC WOIIRKS COMM11'I?I'IE. Councillor Rhoden. chairman, pre sided. J. J. Moore wrote, regarding state of asphalt, Rtailway crescent, which swas in very bad order.--'o be re paired. Mary Brown wrote regarding bad state of footpath, Ascot Vale road. which was in great holes, and askinlg for attention.-Surveyor to take ac tion. Chas. Gaudie wrote re council's liai bility for repair of water pipes dam aged by steam tractor. In spite of council's disavowal of liability, lie con sidered the council was liable.-lte ceived. G,. T. Fjtzgerald wrote re use of divining rod for discovery of water in Queen's l'ark.-Iteceived. O. J. Harris wrote re metal re quired in Napier street at cro.ssings, asking for sallle.-Sureyor to carry out the work. BI. Dyer, overseer, wrote that, on May 1, lie had occasion to speak to F. Beasley for not sending in his ticket as to imetlll spreading, II herelt'oU) Beaslcv used most abusive language. As lleislev called hint a...
"Ard Choille" Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
"Ard Choille" Destroyed. A fire occurred on Mount lMacedon, on Friday night resulting in the demo lition of one of the linest residential proporties in the district, known as "Ard Choille," owned by Mrs: A. M1e Greigor, of Essendon. 'The house iwas left in charge of the caretaker, Ih1r. O. Cartwright, and other servants were ill the building. The caretaker walked round the place at about 6 o'clock, when everything aplpeared to be .safe. Ilhtweeu 8 and J o clock be discover'ed that a: fire had broken out near the mnain entrance, and had already ob tained a strong hold on the building. Nothing could 1be done to save the placc. It is understood that insur a?ices had been effected, but the amounts are not known locally.-"Gis hborne Gazette."
BULLA HORTICULTURAL SHOW. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
BIULLA HORTICULTURAL SHOVW. (To .the Editor.) Sir.-W\'hen you ipublish the report ofl the illall Show,;"I should be pleansed if you can fliid 'space for this letter. I gavo several entries in the cooking and fanejvor1ksec:tions.~ nd several prizes fell to" my.' t3_?Nn'w"s'rn';told. thlat some people say I1mnai a point of giv ing an entry where there was no conm petition. This can only refer to the fncy work. In this section I had seven entries, in five of which I was the only exhibitor. One entry was an ironed lshirt. Of the six others, five were perfectly new and unwashed. having been made expressly for the Show. The sixth was a washed-article, but as it had won a prize in a much larger show, where there were several comnpetitois ."gainst me, I decided to enter it. As the posters had been free ly circulated months ago, it was rea sonable to suppose that entries would come along. That they did -not is sure ly not my fault. My entries in this sectibn were no "afterthought," as severa...
Moonee Ponds Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
31oonee fonds Picture Theatre. I- apiportioning the credit of enter taining thie audience during the time the electricity failed, we gave the wholu credit to Mr. Morrison, the pianist, whereas we learn that the whole staff, oven to tile door-keepers, worked with a will to overcome the conltretemps. Mr. West, the nmanager, spoke several times, to allay any fear that might be felt as to the light be ing off; Mr... A . M?. orrison, the pian ist, san, a song; and Mr. A.. Mat thetwts, t1, musical director (and popu lar proprietor of the up-to-date music shop in Puckle street), kept his orches trla Hell together, playing several fine selections. In this way, through the 'whole theatre staff working so well together, the 13l00 people present wereii kept fronm being panic stricken until the lights re-appeared, when the pro gralmme wais completed in its entirety. e-- ®-
HOUSEHOLD HINTS [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
.HOUSEHOLD HINTS 'When au bottle of. glue has been oponed for somo tiine tho mouth of the bottle becomes so clogged with glue that it is difficult to remove the cork. -To avoid-this, rub the cork and mouth of the bottle with a little oil when first opened, and you will then have no difficulty. . One of the minor troubles in a new ly-built house is the frequent stiffness of windows. By rubbing some soap into the grooves and oiling the wheels at the top the windows will run up and down quite easily. If flawers are scrce and you have some you wish to last longer than usual, add :e little saltuetre to the water in the vase. This will keep them .fresh for a fortnight. A cotille of hints regarding boot polish. olmetimnes a new tin will rove very hard to opell. A simple way to. accomplish this is to place the tin on its edge- and then roll it round with the foot with a :moderately heavy pres sure. Whlln boot polish bece.ies hard and caked mnloisten it with a little tulr pentine. This ;ot o...
Empire Day at Essendon School. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
rEmpiro Day. at Essendon School. A meeting of ;parents and citizens was held in.the b'ssendon State school last Thursday evenilg to consider in what way Empire Day should be cele brated this year. Mr. W. Royle pre sided. After considerable discussion, it was resolved to have sports, etc., much on the same lines as in previous years. Subscription lists were handed out to a number of ladies who kindly volun t?ored to collect subscriptions. An other meeting will be held on the 9th inst., to receive reports. It is hoped that all will do their best to make the ny.. .eucem, id'UYo-of.eonjoymeptiteot tlhe children. Apologies were reeoived trout Ir. S. A. ott and others, who wereo ullnable to be g?.jnt.
Essendon District Scottish Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
Essendon District Scottishu ociety. Tile business and harmony night of above society will be held on W'ednes day next, lSth M?ay, in 'Lodge Room, Masonic Hall. .The harmony commit tee are submitting a varied programme of songs, readings, violin and banjo solos, and ragtimo dances by the fol loiing:-Misses Ivy Easton, Meg Hanilton, N. Longmore, Messrs. Jame Hammond, A. Downme, and C. Gra ham Forrest. Ladies are invited to this meeting, and it is hoped the re spense will be a large one. With-the eolrts put forth by the committee to make these meetings attractive, it is confidently expected that they shall oe come immensely more- popular in the future than they have been in the past. - o- 0n
Wandering Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 7 May 1914
Wandering Stock. Inspector Lyon .v. Eva Rayond, :1 cows, lined '10s each, with 2s (d costs; John Duncan, one horse, fined 10s, 2s G(d costs; Frank Hadrian, 2 horses, fined 10s each, with 2s 6d costs; John Graco, one cow, fined 10s, with 2s' (d costs; Michael P. WValsh, one horse, fined 2s Gd with 2s (hl costs; Rose Per kins, one horse, fined 10s, with 2s (Gd costs; Louisa ?eil, otie horse, fined 10s, with 2s Gd costs; Alfred Fitzsimmon ns. one horse, fined 2s Gd, with 2s (dl costs.