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PARS FROM ALL PARTS GIRL PICKPOCKET WORKED FOR 2s A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
..PARS--FROM -ALL..-- PARTS GIRL PICKPOCKET WORKED FOR 2s A DAY. New Ybrk's detective force is search ing for a modern Fagin, who is mank ing a business of teaching young child ren how to become pickpockets. A littlo nine-year-old Italian girl, Con %otto Inglese, was seen by two detec -ives in as-crowded part of the Italian ilistrict ':f Nei York pickiig' a wo lnan's pocket. They followed the girl, and in, an hour she had gone through the pockets of thirteen persons. Then site was-arrested; and :r number of sto Idn articles were found in a :ag she carried. Sho readily confessed, and Wps proud of her skill. To demon strate her ability in court the detec ties told her to pick any pockets she imliose. She rifled the pockets of two golicomen and several other persons, w?ithout detection. She told the judge hdw she had been taught by an Italian, Whbo was also the preceptor of several oher young thieves. I have been doing the business for five weeks now, shb said, and nobody ever suspecte...
Moonee Ponds Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
Mioonee Ponds Theatre. On Monday night at the above the atre there was a large attendance to witness the opening performance of tle kinetophone subjects, in addition to which was shown a full programme of other star subjects, the kinetoplone subjects including various musical sub jects, also a fine drama entitled" The Romance of the Coalfields," and -the "Edison Minstrels, Part 1," which was greatly appreciated by the audience. There are some big subjects coming, the first of which will be shown at the matinee on Monday, January 26. en titled "Germinal, or Master and Man," a complete evening's entertainment. To-night the theatre are starting- an other big attraction-"The Str?ets of New York, by the Pilot Boyv. Published Evwry Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 8th JANUARY, 1914.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
The collapse of the strike in New Zealand, after the arousing of a great deal of bitter feeling and bringing about a considerable dislocation of trade and industry, should surely teach tlose who may still cherish faith in this crude weapon of industrial warfare that it is practically useless in most cases, and is largely of the character of a missile which rebounds from the person it is hurled at, and gtrikes him who throws it. Sayings and proverbs like "Hoist with his own petard" and "Curses, like chickens, come home to roost" not unnaturally suggest theniselves when the aftermath of the average strike forms a subject of "contemplation. Strikes may be roughly.divided into two classes those against the employers in a single trade or perhaps even in a single factory, etc., and those against the Govern ment-the latter, as a rule, eventually resolving themsolves into a declara tion of this form of hostilities against practically the entire community, out side the strikers and their sym...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
I~~~ ~ ~ - ..·--- - IMPORTANT NOTICE IKellow ardtwar_ " ' Collpallp JOSEPH KELLOW. Proprietor 20 years Depiart~ental Manager, Chambers & Seymour Il 74 and 76 Puckle St., Moonee Ponds, Dec. 1913 About eighteen months ago the. KELLOW HAI?DWAREW CO. purchased the. business of C. J. Langford, and their success since has been so M great that they have now the pleasure to announce having bought out the old established business or MlITCHIELL SMI'ITII, who for so long has been the leading Iromnonger of Puckle St., Moonee Ponds. There ie no need to dilate on the excellent quality B of the goods kept by this well-known firm. His name and reputation are well-known to all. The SKELI.OW HIARDWAr\ E CO. is equally well a known, and the fact that in so short a time they Shave been able to 'buy out MITCHELL SMITH m1 shows that their business methods and the quality n of their goods have met with the approbation or the inhabitants of the district. f The new business-will be conducted as here...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
THUMBS UP J. From Sydney Sunday Sun. A new arrival to Tasmania. started a - poultry farm at Bridgewater, and bought sonm poultry from a neighbour. i, The neighbour, calling on himi some ttiume after, enquired about the poul S He said: "One of tihe hens sat all tile t imno.ad laid no eggs." He told hi im site was clncky. He said: "What w as clucky?" .He repeated that sle wanted to sit and bring out chickens, so sold Iini a setting of eggs. Calling I on him some time after, he enquired about the poultry, also about the lhen he put down with the eggs. He said "She brought out ten chickens, but f .we drowned live, as we thought the mother could not suckle the lot." Clem. Farrell, Rose -Bay,Lindsfare, Tlasinania - -.U.÷..+. A darkie was sent from.a station to hlag a pair of gates. -When he came In nie tdi boss asked him: "IHowi did you g ot on Jackie? Did you hang thbo go. us: " "No, notl hang 'em, rope break;: drown 'em longa tank." Hi. Darchie. Roto-Post Officce. 'ear -lillstoi ot .-P ...
SWIMMING Learn to Swim. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
SWINHVIING ti Learn to Swim. is The annual crop of drowning fatal-k ities is still in evidence, and fresh yic- la tims are daily being 'offered iilips a, sacrifice. 'It behoves everyone to learn to swinm, as in possession .of this gift ti the experience comes o 'enable the swimmer to discern. dangeir. A coni potent swimmer turlis on his bnlck and .u floats when in difficulties 'with tlie breakers..- ,If ' ho can do thlis, the g waves eventually cast him -ipon the to beach. At. the s ime tiie its is in- e, advisable tlit 'even 'a, good swimmer -. should venture out into the treacher- ?1 ous breakers. But'for those who can not swinm to venture upon surf baithing is most inadvisable. This week we- jr have had the sorry. spectacle of a n; good swiummer losinig his own life in the g, atteipt, to rescue two surf bathers, p; one of whom was also. drowned. It becomes a .serious question wlhether it p is the proper ';thing to risk another life in such cases. Indeed, it is a g nice moral poin...
POETRY O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
POETRY O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL. A pretty card for Christmas came From someone who'd not Signed their name, But I wish to thank them All the same For words upon the card did show They wished me well, And trusted I would not Let the time go by . Without a, song of praise To God on High. [ thonght how much happier All would be, [f at Christmas time they would, Be forgiving as they should, Romenmler how the Lord sent peice, lhat He for our example died, That grace from Heaven • Should cleanse from pride, And that altho' He loved us so, Peace, sweet peace can only flow TWhen pardon we to others show.
THE VALUE OF ADVERTISING. WASHING SILK SWINDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
THE VALUE OF ADVERTIS ING. WASHING SILK SWINDLE. Postal notes and money orders, rep resenting over £20UU were recovered from a'nuuse in Surrey hlal on 'lhurs cay arternoon, when Detectives w al - ker ,and Pearce tooe into custody a o 'r some months, advertisements, which are said to have been sent over from Sydney, have been appearing in newspapers in Adelaide, Melbourne .and Hooart, offering the public ten yards of washing srik, which, it was said, would be sent freight free to any part of Australia on the receipt of half-a-crown. beveray uays ago, the CUief of 'o lice at. A~ elaiue commullnicae wVit Superintendnt R ioche, of. Sydney, on the. subject, - and s a result, Detec tives Walker anld Pearce were told off to investigate. They went to an office in Pitt street, Sydney, interviewed the tenant, and took charge -of several hundred letters, which were delivered that morning. They then went with him to a house in Bourke street, Surrey gfills, and secured a couple of thousand N.S.W...
BACKBLOCKS HEROISM. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
BACKBLORS IHEROISBIM. Another story of these splendid back blocks Australians. Away back in the heart of Gippsland (Vic.) a horse lashed out at a settler's wife, and the unfortunate woman fell dreadfully in= jured. As bad luck would have it, there had just been some heavy falls of rain, and the bush tracks were too heavy for'any wheeled vehicle; conse quently, the patient seemed doomed to take her chance in the wilderness. The Bush Nurse was known to be somewhere in the district, and a spe cial messenger galloped through the forest until he had located her. She hurried along to the patient, but after doing what she could, said that sur gical treatment was required and the patient's life could only be saved by getting her to Sale Hospital, 70 miles away. The farmers. gathered at the call, and, the roads being closed, agreed to carry the sufferer the whole' distance on a stretcher, working.s iii. shifts of four. The tremenddust?ob, which included the fording of three swollen streams, ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS ~-4-- go In washing paint, always remembi ve to wet the under part first, so, whe id ashing the upper, any water runnin as down will leave no streaky, marks. Save all the orange peel you inn have. Dry it in a cool oven, and stor t. away in paper bags. 'Thlen some morn i lug when, your fire won't bullrn, tll'nl ic a bit of peel on and watch the effect id If you want to clean rusty fireironi you should rub them well with sweel oil, and leave them wet for a day o0 i, two. Then rub them with uislacked s lime. This will remove the rust, and y then you may polish your iions just Sas usual. We have tried this, and have founid it very good for cleaning them. a An Economical Hint: When making I Yorkshire pudding and "ancakes mix s the flour with water instead of milk, break the egg into the basin, and beat All together thoroughly. It. will be found much lighter and cheaper, less s milk heing required. I Baked Apples: Before baking apples pour boiling water over them. Put a li...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS MR. F. N. BENNETT TO MISS J BENDICKSON. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS ---- -. AIR. F. N. BENNETT TO MISS J BENDICKSON. An interesting wedding was cole brated at Scot's Church, Collins st. Melbourne, by the Rev. Dr. Marshall on the 30th Decembler last, betweei Mr. Frederick Norman Bennett, B.A. B.Sc., son 'of M;r. ,and l'Mrs. C. 11. Bennett, of -Adelaide, andt Mis. Josephine Bendickson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. 3endickson, ol "Norge," Lincoln road, Essendoii. The church was prettily decorated by the girl friends of the bride. The or gauist played the wedding march fronl Lohengrin and other selections. The bridoe was given away by her father, and wore a. handsome gown of white duchess satin, trimmed with Limerick lace, pearls and orange blossoms, to gether with an exquisite Limerick lace veil. The bridesmaids were Miss Ben dickson, sister of the bride, and Miss Bella Sutton. They were prettily gowned inl pale pink crepe de chene, carrying shower bouquets of pink car nation. Numerous and costly presents sere sent the bride. The brid...
HUMOROUS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
HUMOROUS ITEMS :Eiery3one has some secret sorrow," said the philosophic. friend. '"Yes, even the fattest anid jolliest of us lies a skeleton in his midst." Disgusted Sportsman : "Missed again! I cin't hit a thing. I'll have to give it up." Stalker: "Oh, I-wadna dae like that. Ye -canna hlit them, but ye has a line style, whatever " vre-yy r ttreint u oMTll m e tlhat you've disposed of thousands of acres in this country at five shillings an acre, I say that you're romancing." "NIot at all: F?ive shlilings per 'ache:.' I'ni a dentist, you know.-! Bill (reeading): 'Here's a guy just i'ent crazy thiit -never use terbacker o' liqior; or played cards.'., Hank: "He: didni'i ent,' Bill-lihe allers Tiwo iideigiaduates were walking bythelil-banks of -the Wey, wi'hen one of thefii';li hliad a taste- for botansy, pliucli~eda plant from the bank, re iniarking that "it was i rare -one." .";'It's :aii otit-of-the-Wey one, at any :ite, " w?isthe reply. c 1This Boss' "Isin't it about time you thou l...
CORRESPONDENCE BANK STREET WEST. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 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 West, Ascot Vale.. It is so hbad -that no person will rice a bike.boh it. The State school abuts on it;,'and it is painful to see the poor children coming out of school, -the smany falls they have. The -road is all hills and hollows. Why, sir, the bases of the plugs, also the sewerage bases ont the road stand,up like foundations fot a fountain, being some ' inches hliglier than the road. Now, it would be a great opportunity if the council wouild re-form ihe street and tar same, wlhile the school is on holiday. The street is used as a playground, also as dirill ground. I trust, sir, you will be pleased to insert this, if it is only for the benefit of the school children. -Yours,- etc., WILLIAM GIBSON. Banlk street West, 6 5th Jan., 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 8 January 1914
CONC8] TS -4N] PttBLI9J FVENTS T?HE SALV ATION AitMAY, .Mt. Alex':lid'el road, Moonce Ponds. FAREWELL SERVICES To Captain and Mrs. Walker. SUNDAY NEXT, JANUARY 11th. At Niglht-Dedicatioi of little Jauglh ter of officers, and swearing 1e ? ,g recruits as soldieis. Al, A1ciu??" , EL.EITION NOTICES. ESSEND)ON. ELECTION. Thle Hon. W. A. Watt will addr'ess the electois of blsseudotl us follows: To-night, at $ o'clock, King George's ITH.?, Ascot Vale. Friday, at 8 p.m.; at Pascoe Vale. Monday, at 8 p.m., at -ausaltio H1all, Ascot Vale.: STuiesuay, at 8 pt.m.. at Town, Hall, COburg:. Wednesday," at 8 p.m-. a Publho Hall, Essendon. - .. E, DIELLIT, Gen. Seao. PUBLIC NOTICES. I WANTED. Chimneys to Sweep. loh Wilson 105 Princes Street, Kensingtos Oer ver 20 Years' Experience in District. hen ---------- ing "J. W. DIAMOND, "Ashlsalts." Method only .adopted by Mr. D. -4: t; Eltham street, Neswmsarket. ore ASPHI re- ASPHALTING-All Work Execlt od in most workmanlike smanner. .J. ctt . V. Diamond,...