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Defrauding the Railways. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
jetratiniutg tie hialways. Inspector lrsuhin v. Frled tMartin iand Isabella Martin, travelling on wironI tickets. The clerk ol courts said h lihd ir ceived a lettei from tie defendants stating that they had got into a wrvon colmpiartmicnt by accident. A special ticket checker, travelling on the line betiwren \\allan and Ber eridge, depuoed that both defendants wiere travelling in a first-class carriage on second-claes tickets. They said the train was crowded, and that they could not get into the becond-trlas carriage. But there was plenty of room in the second-class. Moreover, he turned thein back into a second-class carriage. Fined 10is, with 5s costs. Same v. Robert Swell.-Charge of riding between Essendon and Glenroy without having a ticket available for the claus of carriage occupitel. Defendant pleaded that the offence was accidental and contributed a line of 53, with 7s (d custs.
A Turbulent Drunkard. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
A Turbulent Drunkard. Contable Gilbert Young proceeded against Michael Bourke (a sman who had been in the gaol hospital, under remand for medical treatment, follow ing a charge of offensire behaviour). Constable You'ng's charge was that of unlawfully assaulting hint when in the execution ot his duty. Constable Young deposed that on 3rd instant, when on duty near Ess.endun he saw accused leave the Presbyterian Church grounds at 8.30 p.m. he spoke to accused, and the latter said: "Those dogs are after me." Prisoner had climbed on to the roof of a house, also up a verandah post in ot?er to get aiiay from the dogs (supposed in the man'a hallucination to be chasing himu). Locked the man up on a charge of of fensive behaviour. At 11.30, as witness was taking accused from Hlinders street to the M11elbourne Gaol, Hourke tried to get out of the cab. Witness ipre vented the man getting out of the cab, whereupon Bourke struck witness on the mouth, injuring his lip. lie closed with prisoner, an...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS TAYLOR—BOOTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS TAYLOR-BOOTH. On Wednesday, 29th April, a pretty wedding took place in the Maribyrnong Presbyterian Church, Charles street, Ascot Vale West, between Mr. James Henry Taylor, of Sydney, and Miss Amy Maud Booth, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Booth, of Union road. Ascot Vale (two very old residents of Ascot Vale). The ceremony was per formed by the Rev. W. Fraser, of s cot Vale Presbyterian Church. The church was beautifully decorated by friends of the bride, and Miss L, Pa ton presided at the organ. ass 31. lHazeldine sang a solo: "God be with You," whilst the happy couple were signing the register. The bride looked chairming as she en tored the church on the arm of her father, who gave her away. She was dressed in white mousseline satin, with trimminsi s of pearls, shadow lace, and orange ilossoms. worn with the usual wreath and veil. She also carried a white showrer houquet. The first brilesmaid was Miss Gcor gina Wilson (friend of the bride), who wore white silk. w...
NEW FLOORING FOR SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
3lSW iLOILION FOR'B lIPS. A composition floorih I has at last been invented which seems to meet tihe require ment demanded by shipbuilders for water proof-deck and floor coverinjFs. The chlic difficulty with other couus;ition Iloriings has been that they are too hard. and can not be kept" from crackinr under tlhe ilraius and sLrosnes of a floatinj struc tore. The naw compoaition, hai sufficient resilienoy and power of expansion to tilhe up the vibration of a ship and all changes in temperature, from 30 deg. below zero in Winter to 1DO deg. in the summer. In ad dition, the flooring forms a perfect bond with wood, steel. and concrete-so perfect that it cannot be removed exrnpt withl a hammer and clhisel. As it is entirely lain oral in character, it js :i?eolutely ipr if amein t cold. irc, or water. The coiunoi ion is a mixture of :lphlL lt. p,'detjd stone. andI otlher iereljentl., whi i, cooked in a mai for nany eouro. It in ulised boiling hot a l solidiies iquickly. While It is perfe...
SAVAGES' CLEVER AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
SAVAGES' CLEVEk, ABIGCULTUIE. A mbuntain aide terraced from top to bottom, a.nud hrvinm the appearance of an enormous amphitheatre. is one of the curious thiofs to be seen among the mountaons o Luzon. in the 1'hilipins Islands This section of the island s in habited by Ilontoc Igorrotes a tribe of savages who have ressted nall attempts at civilhation, but who, owillng to necessity an in spite of primitive, toots and me thods. have become skilled agricolturists. Having practicaily no farm-lands available IntL sleep mountain-sides, the Igorroteo bare made enormous areas of these suit able for rice culture by elaborate systems of terracing. The terraces are connected by irrigation diteiss Ltakingi water from points high up in the mosntain, aied ill this way a regular water supply is as sated, without which rice-farming iso iln possble, since the- grain requires the lit eral flooding of the land while the young plants are growing. 0 *0.
A NEW BUILDING MATERIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
A AiIV iULLULLNG lATERIAL. The French inventora of a new eyatem of metallic wall covering claim qmte ai superiority over 'laster or wood, and cheapness as well. On the laths are mounted light stamped sheet ateel plates of haunlome decorative design, made in a variety o 1slan dard sizes, from 2ft square up to 6ft by 2ft and the like. Orniamental cornices are also ueed, so that there is no difficulty in giving a metallic covering m .to ceili anim walls. and the effect sla mosL absiance ou. iicrobeu.- al Inaet. .Tbl. thickneas is not . over O.O12in and the weight 41b per square yard. iatlched poilinig of plates gives a uauiorm t urtace whose joints the eye cannot detect. Such joints are treated. in place so as to be quite tight. ·* »
SCHOOL MATTERS ASCOT VALE STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
SCHOOL MATTERS ASCOT VALE STATE SCHOOL. A deputation representing the comn mittee of the above school waitedl ulpo the Minister of Education on Tuesday last, to press for certain improvements which are urgently required. Thei deputation consisted of 1Mr. Thomson IFowler (chairman of the conmmittee) and Messrs. S. Pvnor, E. Ward, G. Moore and C. .E. Cri ps. The Hon. the Premier introduced the deputation and set forth with great clearness the need of immediate reforms in the mat ter of lighting and ventilation in this school, and urged the Minister to meet the wishes of the comittee with as much consideration as possible. Mr. Fowler entered very fully into the whole matter, and left no room for doubt in the mind of the Minister re specting the urgency of the requests they ere lmaking. \lr. S. Pynor also spoko, emphasising the necessity of botter lighting in most of the rooms, and referring to the injurious effects of the present arrangement upon the eyesight of both pupils and staff. ...
TURF TOPICS May. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
TURF TOPICS By "Even Time." May. 16.-., illiamstown Racing Club. 16, 20.-Newcastle Cup Meeting. 20.--Moonee Valley Races.-Nommn tions May 11; weights May 18. 20, 21.-Casterton Racing Club. 27, 28.-Bendigo Jockey Club. 29,ou.--Wagga Amateur Picnic Rae Club. 30, Juno 6, 8.-Adelaide Racing Clul (Biitthday Meeting).-Weights Citl lHandicap and Birthday Cup,. Ma 19; acceptances May 25; final pay ments City and Birthday May 28. June. 3.-Epsom laces. 6, 8.-Victoria Racing Club. 10.--Mentone Races. 13.--Moonee Valley Races. 17.-Aspendale Park Races. 20.-Victoria Amateur Turf Club. 24.--Melbourne Hunt Club. 27.-\Williamstown Racing Club. * July. l.-Geelong Racing Club. 4, 8, 11.-Victoria Racing Club, Grand National IMeeting. 15.-Sandowen Park Races. 22.-Aspendalo Park Races. 25.--loonee Valley Races.. 21.-Sandlown Park Races. Tlra falgar has taken up his old quar teIrs agtain ait "Coreena Lodge," under tl.e care of W. S. Hickinbotliham, whor fiormerly ireparei the chestnut for his raees. 'ITl...
ANTICIPATIONS WILLIAMSTOWN, SATURDAY. MAY 16th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
ANTICIPATIONS By "Even 'J'imo." WILIJIAMSTOWN, SATURDAY. MAY 16th, 1914. .As the weights were not declared at time, of going to press, the following are given under a slight disadvan tage: ullrdle Ilace: Atticer or Nimllnic next best, Gertie Moore. Two-Year-Ol: Trawl or Miller's Elect. liayview Hanidicap: Avonwort or Winnipeg; itext hest, Coolagunyah. Steeptlechatse: Westport or The (i;ide; nexst best, Alcuin. .Jumlpers' Flat Race: MIcAlpine or Belfast; next best, Little Slam. Welter Handicap: Miss Footholt or Buin Buln; next est, Sharpshooter.
RAILWAYS MARIBYRNONG RIVER RAILWAY BRIDGE. IMPROVED RUNNING PROMISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
RAILWAYS MA.\11IBYINONG RIVER RAILWAY BRIDGE. IMPROVED RUNNING PROMISEI). Improved running of trains oni the Williamstownl line is promised by the railway authorities from May 14. On that day trains will be permitted to travel at their ordinary speed when ap proaching and passing over the M3ari byrnong River bridge. The slowing down of-trains at that bridge during the past twelve months has resulted in congestion at the Franklin street crossing, and delays have been of daily recurrence. In addition to suburban trains, Bendigo and Geelong .trains have been held. up, and many coni Ilaints have been made at the inter eruncc to traffic. "Theo erection-of:thi .bridge '"is rapidly ;nenring coinpletion: Seycrfl minor details will occupy'a few wreeks yet Lutl they will nout affect thu tralitc. I'or secvlal mollths thl speedCl of trains over the bridge was- reduced to live miles an hour, but recently it was increased to 15 miles. A further increase will be manifest to-day. The work of recons...
MICKLEHAM [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
MICKLEHAM The Micklehamschool is extreme] fortunate in possessing a strong an progressive committee, the members c whichl spare neither time, labour, ne cash in advancing the interests of th school. Much Ims been done in tit pnst by the committee in assisting n Arbor Day celebrations, care of scInoc and grounds, provision of pictures fa school decoration, etc., all of whic have been of great assistance to hiot! school ancd teacher. The committee last work has been the erection of splendid plany pavilion, 20ft long, 10f wide, and 8ft nwalls, floored and pro vide?c withl seats. This building add considerably to the appearance of'thu sclhool site, and will be of inestiminbh value as a shelter for the children or wet days, and in the lhot weather, wil make an ideal class room. Notwithstanding the zeal of the com mittee, their labours would not have been so fruitful but for the assistance of the residents, who, on all occasiocn of local festivity, put their shlouldeic to the wheel, and a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
LOST- AND FOUND. LOST.-Gold Bracelet, Diamond and Sapphires. Reward. 30 Dickens st,. Moonee Ponds. LOST.-Child's Gold Cable Bangle, between Hutcheson street and The Strand. Reward. Mrs. Benson, The Strand. I,OST.-Lady's Gold Cable Bangle; Montgomery street, Ascot. Vale, ) t. reods. lie ward. Clarke's, 1 Puelo ast., nlootien sonds-. * "FOUND,"- J. W.. DiamoCnd, e the Premier dsphalter,' 41 Elthnm street, Newmarket. .. - .' : FOERSA?LE ' ..:' : GOOD Gravel, suitable garden paths, cheap. J. W. Mounsey Vanberg road, Essendon. ('Phone, al Ascot.) - A.N.A. TREADLE InMacline, .ood order, £3 15s. Dedricot's Hafl, \ ash ington street. o n . (ENI\T'S Silver Ribbon Bicycle, con dition as new; what cashi offers. (3 Nicholson street, Essendon. - YOUNG Roosters. C/r Spencer and Collins streets, Essendon. I)ININGROOM Suite, nearly niw, nine pieces extension table, quantity Iinolcum. Taylor, Vida street, Mooncee Pllnds. ONE-FIRE Store (Scot). Apply i51 Bent street, Moonee Ponds. SPIANO, in good con...
CITY OF ESSENDON. NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS. PAYMENT OF RATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
CITY OF ESSENDON. NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS. PAYMENT OF RATES. NOTICE is hlereby given that, pur suant to the provisions of thle Local Governmnent Act 1903, no person will be entitled to be enrolled on the Voters' Roll for 1914-1915 in respect of any property, unless before or on the 10th (lay of June, 1914, all sums pay able in respect of any rates made 3 months or more before such last-men tioned day in respect of such property shall have been paid. TIhe Raotoe cllector will iattend at the 'l'Town 'Hall. MIooneo Pondis,. frpim 27th -,ay "to lth Juno, inlclusivo (Sundayn and 'Public' Holidays cxcepted),? s: fol 2 stl ito 29th May jiuchisitvi, from 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. `30th May, from 9 a.m. to noon. 1st June to 6th June, inclusive, fromn 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and.7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 9th June ald 10th June, 9 a.m. to 6s p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. sBy Order, D. CAMERON, Town Clerk. 13th May, 1914. JUSTICES' ACT, 1890.-Second Schediule. Form I. Information for an Offence Pun ishablo Summarily and Su...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
Death of Mr. James Semple. We regret to announce the demise of &nbsp; Mr. James Semple, the well-known ac- countant, which took place suddenly &nbsp; at his residence, Mantell street, Moo- nee Ponds, yesterday morning. The deceased was a very popular resident of the district, and the news of his death came as a shock to his numerous &nbsp; friends throughout the City. For some time past he had suffered from an af- fection of the heart, which accelerated his death in such a sudden manner as we understand he was preparing to go to business when the sad event oc- curred.
FOOTBALL ESSENDON V. FOOTSCRAY. FOOTSCRAY'S FIRST DEFEAT. ESSENDON IN GOOD FORM. FAST, BREEZY FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
FOOTBALL ESSENDON V. FOOTSCRIIAY. FOOTSCRAY'S FIRST DEFEAT. ESSENDON IN GOOD FORM. FAST, BREEZY FOOTBALL. By "Right Wing." As was anticipated, the Footscray Essendon match attracted a great crowd to the Footscray ground, which, although a trifle dusty in places, was in good condition. Long before the game started, it was evident that a great match was expected, for the crowd was on the tip-toe of expecta tion. Essendon took the field at 10 minutes to 3, and were soon followed by the umpires and the Footscray players, both teanms being loudly cheered. The game started a couple of minutes be tore 3. The gate receipts totalled over £90, and the crowd was estimated at 7500. Footscray had won their four umatches, wlilst Essendon had been beaten twice; but as the red-and blacks had struck form, it was thought, out Essendon wasy, at any rate, that they would just about beat Footscray. Both sides were well represented, only one change being made in each team. Cockram replaced Hardimann in E...
EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. A meeting of the general committee was held in the Essendon State school on May 9th. Those present were: Chairman, secretary, Messrs. Connor, McKerroll, Ashton and King, also Cr. Lyons, Messrs. Williams and Har greaves, who were added to the com mittee, and Mesdames McEwin, Spil lane, Swires, McKerroll, Turnbull, Field, Gordon, Williams and Shugg. Correspondenllce. Letter front Secretary Esseendon foot ball club, stating they would donate a football as a prize to ie won at the sports.-Received with thanks. Reply from proprietor of merry-go round, willing to supply srame on 22nd inst.-Accepted. The secretary then read a progress report of the sallseripltior lists Money in hand ... ...... 13 2 10 Money collected to, crome inl 7 1.1 9 £20 17 7 Ti'he Jollowing donations anso pro mised:--ri.s. HIarris. llb ten; 31r. Me Carnce. Il1 tea: .Mrs. Harris, biscuits or fruit; Mrs. I.inlolni, cake: Mrs. Con rnr. cake: Mlessrs. Barnett lros.. cake; Mr. inltherford. hook; Mrs. Fin lay, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 14 May 1914
EDUCATIOIEAL. PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Formerly A.V. GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL Noe. 8 and 47 CHAUCER ST.. MOONEE PONDS. Efficient Staff of Trained Teachers. Large and well-ventilated Schoolrooms. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and Painting: Miss TRICKETT. First-class Cer tificate. South Kensington: Prize-taker Na tional Gallery;: First-class Certificate. Edu cation Department. Music, iss Jells, A.L.C.M., Mr. JAGER, M.S\'.. lepisterel Secondary Teachers of Music. Singing, Miss E. IRVINE. Physi oal Culture. Messrs. Bjelke-Peterson Bros. Principals: Miss SPRIGG. First-clss Trained Teacher. Education Department and Melbourne University MISS LIMEROCK. M.A. Miss Sprigg at home the last Thursday in each month. Second Term begins June 2nd. Principals At Home June lest ST. COLUMBA'S COLLEGE ESSENDON. (Day School). CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF CHARITY. Pupils prepared for all University Ex aminations. Full particulars on application to the Superior. Conveut, Esendon. Prospectuses may be had on applica...