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MINCED CHICKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
MINCED UiUCKEN. - It: is important thatý raw, chicken sllzpuld, end osi>,Cxth.igbiih,-Bla , tsico5 .coddled meat is- less nourishing than fresh.. The breast of the fowl- might' le -used for this dish. Ingredients: About 4 rounded tablespoonfuls of dice of raw chicken,' yolk of egg, Joz of butter, 1 teaspoonful-of flour, quarter teaspoonful chopped onion, I gill of milk, salt, pepper, lemon juice. Put the milk in a saucepan with the onion and any skin, bone, and rough pi: ) ,.-, of chickon. Lot them simmer until tle milk is nicely flavoured. Melt the butter in a saucepan, put in the dice of chicken, and lot it cook gently until it loses its pink tint, but do not fry it. -Next stir in the flour smoothly, then strain in the milk. Put the lid on the pan, and let its contents simmer very gently until the meat is quite tender; it will probably take about three-quarters of an hour. Beat up the yolk of egg, and stir it gradually in, season the mince carefully, arrange it on a hot dish, g...
THE DAILY D[?] [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
THE DAILY. Some peopl say that it is n gdfous to .b-the immediatel , i'?. :.a imeal, but."they. .art1 some " Have something to eat when you come out of the-water. This is par ticularly necessary for children; who will devour buns by theodozen after a bathe, and enjoy them thoroughly, especially if they are *allowed to mouch round in their bathing things and bask in the sun.. Of course, if it is cloudy, they must take- their w6t things off at once.. Unless you eat something after a dcip, you are rather apt to suffer from. that dull,.Atired, headachy feeling, which, often follows a sspecially energetic plunge. sever stay in' the water one moment longer than you. feel inclined. If you begin to shiver, or if you notice that your finger nails are turning blue, you must come out immediately, and lose no time in stimulating your flag ging circulation with a brisk rub down with a rough towel " Never try to foce children into the water. If you take them out' deep and then dip them suddenly, ...
BUSINESS TRAINING FOR GIRLS. PARENTS' NEGLECT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
BUSINESS TRAIINING FO GIRLS. PARENTS' NEGLECT. Why are so many women utterly help less in money matters as soon as the guid ing hand of a husband or father is with drawn by death? Some time ago a London judee in the City Court commented on the hap hlazard way in which widows entered into business, and the rashness with which they conducted their financial affairs, a course which usually resulted in a total loss of all their money. I wish," lie re marked, "that there was not so much go ing into business." It is not at all likely that the judge intended his words to act as a check on the enterprising woman with plenty of common sense and a mind trained to grapple with the difficulties involved in starting a commercial enter prise. 'Ihe reason for this, as well as the reply to the uiestion asked above, is to be found in the fact that few. if any, parents seem \,_..to .think it necessary to Instil into the .^Ss ad.apghlters- a knowledge of ?a reoponsbillsty. -I. israther- .discnlt to ac...
A BARRACK ROOM BALLAD. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
A .BARRACK KROOM BALLAD. A barrack-room ballad by Mr. Mud yard Tippling, who rebelled at Liver pool: At, iverpool we are encamped. This memorable year; Alid' up and down we've tramped and tramped, BRt couldn't find no beer; Ho, but it's bad for discipline, When soldiers can't get beei. Chorus. A-hot camp, a dry camp, The pub. is out of bounds, The guard is most meticulous In goin' of its rounds; Oh, who wouldn't be a soldier-boy, And learn to fight the foe, When the gen'ral gives the order As the hop-juice mustn't flow They puts a guard upon the bridge That leads into the town, - ._* ,., _ few ofu.. can't swim, An' ain't disposed to drown, -' -e stones -the blihtchfe----'":~--;-- ^' W\'hat keeps tieir comrades "n • Chorus. A hot camp, a dry camp! A soldier ain't a slave, An' if lie can't get reg'lar drinks 'E can't be very brave; So, when the bloomin' enemy Comes shootin' over here, Well, let 'im shoot, we'll go on strike, Until we gets our beer. -Oriel, in the Melbourne "'Argus."
A EUGENIC LOVE SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
A EUGENIC LOVE SONG. Stick out your tongue, my love, and let me see Once more its ink, uncoated loveli ness. Eugenia, healthy maid, each day I bless The hour when first you felt the nulse of me! Behold the birthday gift I bring to thee: A brand-new stethoscope! Ah, no thing less! But oh. my dear, it gives me great distress To see you eat hot muffins with your ten I Loved one, I know no other dame or maid Whose bony conformation equals thine! And when thine adenoids are cured next .vear And my rheunatic ghosts have all been laid, Eigenia, love, the doc will make -you mmne; -Bnt pray be eareful oy uour diet, dear. - -'~Nef YPork Suln."
BOWLING FLEMINGTON RINK TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
BOWLING FLEMINGTON RINK TOURNAIMENT. This event was comenilenced on the New market green on Boxing Day, andl was successfully concluded on Saturday after noon. The results were as follows: First Round.-Ling (Sandringlhamn), 13, beat Shields (Ascot \ale). 12; Pearson (Es sendon,. 17. heat Osborne (Flemingtou), 16: Crawley (Carltonl. 22. beat Younsg Aberfeldie.) 9: Mills (Williamstown). 27. beat Smith (Footacrayv. 18; Main (Ablerfel dlies. 24. beat Newbold (Prince's Park), 7: McFarlane (Essendon). 28. beat Dowlani (Iloonee Ponds), 12; Watson (North IlBal laralt. 17. beat Bennett (Prince's Park), 10. Second Rlound.--Dredge (Iaawthlorn). 18, heat Jordan (Flemingtonl). 12; Bowman; (Middle Park(. 14, beat fMaplestone (Moo usee Pondsp. 11; Pridhamn (Flemington). 26. beat Kemp (Carlton). 12; Vallins (Willi.umus towrnl 22, beat Ilolmnes (Flenmingtonl, 14; Crawley, 33, beat Pearson, 9:; Main. 20 beat Mills. 17: Robbie (Fitzroy and Ea:t .,elbourne). 22, beat Ling,. 17: ~IcFarlauce, 17. beat Wa...
CRICKET ESSENDON CHURCHES V. PRESBYTERIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
ObICenT --+-- ESBENDON CHURCHES V. PRES BYTERIANS. The-Esseoddon and Flemington Churches dcoitd an easy victory over the Presby terian Churches at. East dMelbourne. Win ning the toss, tih Essendont Churches bat ted first, and were all disposed of for 1i5. The first three batsmen only made five rune, and White and Grierson carried the score to 42. Wickets again fell rapidly. and with eight wickets dowln for 75 the outlook did not look at all promising for Essendon. Blinkhorn and Ryvanl then got together, and by fine batting carried ten score to 174 before the nintt wictset (Blinkhorn's) fell. The panrtnerstip. which was a most valuable one. realised 99 rUlls antd pulled tile match out of thle fire. Blinsitorn, whos got 63. hit o evens 4.s. and was batting for ln hlour anid L iquarter. He scored freely all rounTd the wicket, all did nlot Kive a chance. Byanl t64 male Uost of hih s rons onI tle leg side. ote was ratlser fortunate in that he was caught behind the wickets before lie liad...
SODA—CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
SODA-CAKE. Into 11i of flour rub 6oz of clarifi ed dripping or lard, Goz of currants, 1 teaspoonful- of griound linger, a. quarter of a nlutmleg," and 4oe sugar. Mix, theso ingredients with two well beaten eggs and half a teacupful of warm milk, in which a toaspoonful of carbonate of soda has been dissolved. place in a greased tin and bake in a moderato oven, for nearly two hours.
METROPOLITAN LEAGUE V. ESSENDON AND FLEMINGTON CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
(whic . numei,. METROPOLITrAN LEAGUE V. young s52rSENDON AND FLEMINGTON mut C ICURCIIES. nloro lilienf i. Mi Rtrocollt.'rs Lenague peO.--?',?--.Jt?o aiiio; tsls snatm~ch. cr1055 was played at 3~sendon, attracted a rood deal of local interest, the barrack rIu element being rather strong at times. 'rlhe Metropolitan League batted first, anrd, after rattling up 229 for the loss of 7 wickets, declared thleir innings closed. The best performlance was put unp by young Baster, who plays with South Mel bourne. He was batting for an hour and a quarter. and played a fine vigorous in nings. He hit seven fours. and with Day as a partner, added 80 for tire seventh wicket. Day, who is also from the South Melbourne eleven, batted slowly for 41 not out, made in an hou'r and a half. McFarlane played a stylis irnnings for 43 (five 4's), and Nyman. who hit four 4'·8 in his score of 21, laid the wood on. None of thie bowlers, with the exception of Ryan, who bowled muchl better than his figures (two for...
LEMON BARLEY WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
LEMION BARLEY WA'.j R. This is both refreshing and nourish-. ing. Ingredients: 2 large tablespoon fuls-of pearl barley, 1 lemon, 1 pint of boiling water, 3 or 4 lumps of sti gar. Put the barley in a saucepan, with enough water to cover it. Bring it to boiling point, let it boil for five minutes, then strain the water off and throwi it away. This "blanching," as it is called, removes the bitter flavour of the barley, and improves the colour. Pat the barley in a jug with the thinly pared rind and strained juice of the lemon, and the sugar, pour on the pint of boiling water. Cover the jug and leave it until cold, then strain off the liquid, and it is ready. If. at any tiin, barley-water is required to be given with milk, make it in exactly tie same way, but leave out tle lemoii. Ccience.
Commonwealth Ladies' Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
Commonwealth Ladies' Rifle Club. The secretary of the above club de sires to draw attention to the fact that Constable John Morris, of the North Essendon police, has again been the means of tracing the thieves who have been for the past two years breaking into the club's pavilion and taking goods. Constable Morris, while on duty, discovered several boys in the act of removiur g articles from the pavilion, and on going to their homes, recovered a nuiner of things. The offenders were brought up before the Children's Court and denied the of fence of breaking into the place. 'Ile Bench, however, considered that there were others in league with those pres ent, and placed the boys under the ob servation of the officer for the district for three months. Constable Morris is to be complimented on tracing the perpetrators of this long-standing case of thieving.
New Electoral Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
SNew Electoral iolls. During the next few weeks the poolice officers will call at every house in the State of Victoria in connection with tile canvass of persons qualified to vote for the Legislative Assembly. A scheduis will be left at every house, which docu ment must be filled in by the house-owner. These schedules will be called for subse .uently. This proceeding will occupy about six weeks, and the rolls will then be compiled by registrars. Following this the new rolls will be in print by the ter mination of another six weeks. The final reveca rolls will be ready by August.
VEGETABLES FOR CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
\ EGETABLF? FOR CHILDREN,. This is the time of year to cultivate a child's taste for fresh iegetables which give needed variety of food and furnish acids and salts that are essen ttal to thie lproper Inlatncing of the diet. After the third year, authorities say, a child may sasffel eat any fresh vegetables, prov'ided tlhey are th, roughly cooked. A good rule for the proper preparation of vegetables for chiltiren si to have. then so well cooked that tShoy can be. easily miashed "tijit fork. Green regetables intentdedt for chil dren are especially recommended when in the form of a puree, tihe thorough ly boiled vegetable being ipressed throlughl a sieve. Slich plees sel'rvo a goodl purposo as thle foundation for a portiot of meat, fish, ort poultry . They uma also Ie tlhined with -hot milk or eq:al parts tof milk anud uscl ts a soup. Ollilonl purce is an excellent. accom- patimient for a slice of rare roast beef, and a puree of peas is suitably served' withl a lamb chop or a. slice of...
SOME EASY RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
SOME EAS? RECIPES. Brain Toast.--Procure sheep's or oamb's brains, tie carefully in a piece of muslin, boil for ten minutes in small quantity of stock, seasoned with small piece of lemon peel, pepper, and salt; remove the brains, dip each piece carefully in well-beaten egg, then in finely-rubbed breadcrumbs; fry rice brown, and place between paper to extract 'all surplus fat. Now take the stock, add one dessertspoonful of cream or small piece of butter, and a little flour to thicken: boil until flour is thoroughly cooked, slightly butter a slice of toast, place the brains upon it, and pour the same over and serve at once. Savoury Leg of Pork.-First boil a small leg of pork for an hour, remote the skin, place sage and onion stuffing round the knuckle, and roast the joint for one and a half hours, basting fre punently. During the last half-hour aredge over the meat 20oz of finely owdered breadcrumbs mixed with a tableapoonful of sage. Serve the joint with good brown gravys and apple s...
The Salvation Army. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
The Salvation Army. Captain and Mrs. Walker, who have been in charge of the local corps, Moonee.Ponda, for the past two years are under orders to move. On Sunday, J3nuary 11th, fare well services will be held in the Army hall, Mt. Alexander road, and the follow ing nilght a farewell social will be hold S.6%.r% • %. "
Flemington Spectator. Published Every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 1st JANUARY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 1 January 1914
It is satisfactory to know that both Mr. G. M. Prendergast and Mr. W. A. Watt the former during his brief ueriod of office na Ohief Secretary in the short-lived Elms lie Ministry, and the latter as Premier once again-deprecate the tise by the de. tectives of this State of what is known as the "third degree," in connection with ac cused. persons, and much more so in the case of those under suspicion merely. This method of inquisitorial "pumping" of persons is simply a revival under another form of what was known in the Middle Ages as putting a person to the question, save that, whereas in those remote times the torture was of a physical character, it is, under tile "third degree" methods, of a mental one. It is rather strange that this process should be of American origin, but, it 'would seem that some peculiar phases of tile administration of the crim inal law are to be found in that country, ranging from one extreme to the other, lan" that, while on thle one hand it is executed for...