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LADIES' CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
LADIES' CRICKET. On Saturday last Maribyrnong ladies de feated the Baunswick ladies by an innings and 48 runs. Ideas of advancement in South America are aesthetic, while in the United States they run along prac tical lines. As an indication of the uses to which caLital has been applied :in South America, and the difference iii temperament of the people of that part of the Western world, as com pared with the inhabitants of the United States, a story is told of a meeting between a Brazilian pro moter and an Amnerican prospector at one of the inew cities which have re cently sprung up on the banks.of the Amazon. The native pointed with pride to a pretentious opera house overlooking the mighty river and asked the.stranger if the site was not Ssuperb. ý uerl1, said the man .from one of our Western states, "I think it would be a hell of a fine place for a sawmill."
A. SECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
A. SECTION. A' two day's matclh was commenced last Saturday between St. Andrew's (Clifton Hill), and St. Janes'. St. Andrew's batted first on a perfect wicket and succeeded in making 100 runs (one msan short). r. Pollard 31. T. Pollard 20, W. Stafford 15 riot out; S Isaacs 3 for 17. J. IHead 4 for 23, D.-Fielding 2 for 20. St. Tames' 2 for 104, D. Fielding 49 -not out, W. Kruse 26, P. HIeadl 19 not out. is the- previous nmatch against St. Phil :lips (Collin w~ood), B. Fielding scored 104 not out and won the trophy so kindly do' nated bsy Mir. Harrison. of Puckle street. for any player who makes 100 runs in as innings. S. insacs, in thle saume nmatchl, also secur ed the "hat trick," and obtained the prize given -by Mr. Harrison for any bowler who succeedsl in getting the hat trick in any mn.thl.
ST. PAUL'S V. ESSENDON BAPTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
ST. PAUL'B V. ESSENDON BAPTIST. The above beams commenced their match on the ground of the former on Sat urday last. The Baptist skipper won the toss and batted first. The score was ta ken to 84 hefore the last wicketfell: Cheal 34, E. Metcalf 11. Philpott 11 and W. Ha ley 10 batting well. St. Paul's responded with 52. Dobson and Chalmbers getting most of the runs. The Baptists have lost 7 wickets for 61 in their second in nings. Cheal 16 Stewart 14 nit out, and Parsonage 14 showing good form. Blink horn. Tame and Dobson howled best for St. Paul's and Collier and Stewart for the Baptists. The nmatch will he concluded next Saturday.
GERMANY HAS GONE MESOTHORIUM MAD. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
GERMANY HAS GONE MESO . nesHORIUsMM MABD. thorium, the latest of the mult u e o cancer oures to be announced. The. London "Times" asserts that "there is hardly a town of importance in the country which has not voted a large sum from the public funds for the pur pose of purchasing some of the costly material. and where public funds are not forthcoming, concerts, bazaars, and such like means are adopted for raising money for the same purpose." 1Mesothorium is said to have the power of emanating rays similar to but much more effective than radium, and the cost seems to be almost as great. The substance is derived from the thorium wasto in the manufacture of gas mantles, and it is used in tiny portions enclosed within a silver corer ong in which extremely small "holds are pierced. The silver box is then placed upon the part affected with can cerous growth. One surgeon related his sole experi ence with mesothorium. In a case of cancer of the stomach,; the silver box containing the precio...
A GERMAN WAY OF SERVING PEAS AND YOUNG CARROTS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
, GERMAN WAY OF SERVING PEAS AND YOUNG CARROTS. Shell one quart of peas; and add to them six young- carrots cut into dice. Put them into a pan of boiling water, add a teaspoon of salt, the same am ount of sugar, and a sprig of umint. Boil until the vegetables are cooked, then pour off some of the water, leav ing just enough to cover the pens. Mia a dessertspoonful of flour with a teacupful of cold water, and pour in to the saucepan, add a tablespoonful of butter, a tablespoonful od chopped paisley, boil for two minutes, --hen stir in the beaten.yolk of an egg.
HUMOROUS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
HUMOROUS ITEMS -4C---~ "At whom are you looking?" de ma.nded the .young lady of the young war, who obstructed her path. "At cho:"' replied the hay fever victim, and hurried away. So you claim the world'is round," sneered the sceptic. "How do you know that it is not square?" "Be cause I have had too many dealings with it," grimly replied Columbus. "I wish this fellow wouldn't send you so many chocolates," said the other suitor. "Why ?" simpered the girl. "Are you jealous?" "No; but I prefer to eat marsh mallows." "Your eyes-are my only books," said the poet. "Blue-books are not interest ing reading, generally," she returned, softly. And he-well, he was glad her mamnma had fallen asleep. "Much of our worry is useless." "Yes, it is. I once bought some stock in a rubber grove, and worried two winters about frost before I ascer tained that the trees hadn't yet been planted." Johnny: "Doctor, if I was to ask you whether it's going to hurt or not, would you tell me the truth about it?" Den...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES. JOIN A LIVE FBIENDLY BOCIETY ES!SGR~LnD a MEM~BERr OF OOURT E ONin a7408, Ancient Order of Foresters. NO ENTRANCOE PEES. NO LEVIES. World wide Order. Lowest Rate of con tributions from is Id per week. Sick Pi. £1 per week. Funeral Benefits, £20 Particulars from members, or W. A. CADWALLADER, Sec. W Ardoch street, asendon. BOOT AND SHOE EXPERT. A. G. E. SMITH 142 PASOOE VALE RD., MIOONEE PONDS Branct Shopt at 33 Mt. Alexander road. Ascot Vale (noador the management of Mr. PatrioU. Repairs in Up-to date Style at MIoderate Prices. Hand-sewn Work a BSpeciality. MISS MANNERS HAIRDBESSING.. Visiting Ladies' Hairdresser. Cutting, Sing. lug. S o airwork, Manicure. Face and Scalp Iaseagce. Ladies' Comb ings made up. Letters Promptly Attended to. A5OOT' VALE. LATHAM LOCAL BILL POSTER 4 Flinders Buildings, Oity, Telephone 3236. Moonee Ponds Telephone, 76 Aseoot. J. CHEESE CASH BUTCHEB. COBNEB MOUNT.ALEXIANDE BOAD and TAYLOR BTBEET, MOONEE PONDS. .,irig Lowest, Quality Beet, Cle...
BOWLING [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
J BOWLING ---+-- 'Moonee Ponds scored another pennant win on Saturday last against Middle Park by 9 points. The members of the Queen's Park green are -busy laying off for the Colts' Consolation Stakes, the Rose Bowl -Handicap and Championship. Thi lIandlsoimo clocl presented to the colts of the club was won by Mr. Bennett with Mr. Larmer as runnor-up. Mooneo Ponds v. Middle Park. MOONEE PONDS, 100. Calin, Davey. Cuckerell, Maplostone ... 32 Cohen, F. Young, Eastwood, A. E. Young ..... ... ........... ... ...... 30 Sleelhan, Tatterson, Swift, Dowlan ...... 20 Parker, Pattison, Fitzgerald, Smith ... 18
MIDDLE PARK, 91. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
MIIDDLE PARK, 91. 1%lk;e, Dare, Kirkhy, Bowman ......... 13 O'Brien, Spence, Livingstone, Hill ...... 28 Butler. Farrdow., Mcregor, Bain ......... 19 Watson, McLeimnan, Reil, Vagg ......... 31 Ascot Vale Penn:'nt at Ascot Vale. ASCO: VALE, 96. 'lih.son. Fulton. S. Davies. Th:acwray 8 ., Simaii. MIcIell1id. Scott, Franklin ... ...2 J. L. RoIartson, Harris, Shields, o bertson .. ... . . .. .. ..... .. . .. ... .28 Oodso, .3Begg, Paill, Iutchison ... ... 24
EAST CAMBERWELL, 72. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
EAST CAMNBERWELL, 72.: P. Prout. O'Connor. Duncan, J. Prout'20 Beal. Walton, Saunders, Tilley .... ..: 15 Terguson,.Young. James, Cooper ...C.. ... p 1 V'"i:, ''i!sin, Brooks-.ank, Harrison . 2-I S.Isoot Val i at Ascot. Vale. .' S ASCOT V AT.E B., 114. Bone. Ricanrds a n, Lewis. Briggs .. 30 iV:ad Crle. BucklanJ, Coster ...... ...... 21 Orr, Trennery,.MIadden, L. Anderson" ..; 26 Ple!)ard, BuIn., S. Tlhompsoin, Shad dock ......... .. ........37
ESSENDON B., 81. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
ESSENDON B., 81,. I'itchell, Thrussel, Cane. Stewart ..... 21 Rollason, Dr. Slpring. Beck, Rose ... 23 Coulson, R.iwe, Berrell, Goode ..... ... .. 20 11. Gordon, Jolly, Bratt, Pearson ...... 17 Essendon v. Camberwell. ESSENDON. 99. W. Stephens Jenkins, Cox, Taylor ... ... 35 Kerr. G. Stephens,. Steel, Hill .......... 14 Bowbell. Showers. Barrie. Riley ... ... ... 28 Beard, Woods, Weare. Russell ... ... 22
SNICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
SNICIKS. A great catch of Forsyth-I don't think. The gentleman on' the chair!-Scotclh meri know their way about. B: Bennie is coming out as a ticket salesnidn; breaking all. records for Picture Night: Hard luck that knot alling out of Grim shaw's bat. H.Meikle top score! 'Good boy Hiughie; hope.to see- you make more.; Bert Bayley in fine form with the ball. Thuree for six; stick to it Bert. C. Whitelaw played the bowling with -ease.
St. Mary's Ascot Vale. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
St. Mary's. Ascot Vale. A grand opening of St. nMary's Mens Club and Tennis Court (corner of St. Leo ariads road and Ferguson street), Ascot Vale, will take place at 3 p.m. on Satur day next. 17th instant. 35. .T. E. Fen ton. Mfnll.. will (performn tie opening cereulo-. The grounds will be illumiun - ted at night, when. there will be motor ear rides and other amousements. IHigh tea will be served by the ladies, and a bsald will discourse sweet music. Mr. J. J. Lynch is the secretary to the more ment. -O-O-O
J. D. Graham's Auction Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
J. D. Graham's Auction Sale. J. D. Graham is advertised to sell on Thursday next, 22nd isst., at 11 anm.. on the premises, "Rothwell." corner of Bloom field road, and Rothwell and M'Cnlly-sts.. Ascot Vale, the superior modern furniture anud artistic appointments of Mr. S. ItR. Bloomfield, who is relinquishingc house keeping. There are 450 lots. including magnificent upright grand piano, rose wood art china cahinet. drawing-room fornishings. hall stand, oak dining suite uand sideboard, dining suite in saddle-bag,. bcd-room suites. EP. ware, safe, iscuba tor tent, kitchen utensils, and sundries. Descriptive catalogues may be had fromn the auctioneer, 97 Queen street. -G)-G)-G)
VALEDICTORY [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
VALEDICTO Y A very pleasant function took place at the Ascot Vale Bowling Club's pa vilion on Tuesday evening, 6th Jan unary, when Cr. H. S. Cole, the presi dent of the club; oni behalf of the nmem bers. presented Mr. J. B. Pritchard, their treasurei, with a very hand son, silver lhont-water kettle, on the occasion of his resigning the office to take up the position of Town Clerk to the Borough of St. Arnaud. The inscription on the kettle read as follows: 'Presented by the Menmbers of the Ascot Vale Bowling Club to.Afr. J. B. Pritchard, on relinquishing the posi tion (of hon. trensuror to the club, prior to his departure to St. Arnaud. (ith January, 1911." Cr. Cole, in asking Mr. Pritchard to accept the present as a token of tihe esteem 'in which lie was held by the members of the club, spoke in eulogistic terms of the umanner in which Mr. Pritchard had carried out his duties as treasurer, and in assist ing to place the club in the strong inauncial position it niow held, and the nem...
ANTICIPATIONS Caulfield, Saturday, Jan. 17. Selections by "Even Time." [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
ANTICIPATIONS: Caulfleld. Saturday, Jan. 17. Selections by "Even Time." Hiawthorn urdles-1Viddent or Domnini cian (tuext best) The Majestic Nut. Ann iversary Itnldica-Atora or Sylvan more (next best) Wallalo. lrialiCoolmnatong or Connelly's Elect (next beat) W1"ynetlh. Rowena Steeplechase-Fosterton dr The Guide (next, best) Banshee. Holiday Stahes-Adorn or Don Solvo trnext best) Bastyga. Tooronga Itandicap-Two Ales or Culmna (next best) The Beggar Maid. "Lr:'iTi-. leg "n. more at the Court Theatre than you cold pick up in a whole session in Parlin ment," said an actor who is playing in "J.Tohn Bull's Other Islanld," to Judge Addison, at Soulthwark. A postman who was crossing a foot path leading from Brownhill Road to Manor Park, Lee, found two liuman skulls, three thigh bones, and a num ber of teeth. The divisional police surgeon expresses tihe opinion that the - bones are over 100 years old. The Earl of Yarmouth attended a ceicket club smoking conceit at Bourne End, Berks. recently...
RECIPES COOL SUMMER DRINKS. REFRESHING BEVERAGES. BARLEY WATER FOR CHILDREN AND INVALIDS. COLD TEA AND LEMON—ICED COFFEE—ORANGEADE—HOME-MADE LEMONADE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
RECIPES COOL SUMMER DRINKS. REFRESHINO BEVERAGES. BARLEY WATER FOR CHILDREN AND INVALIDS. COLD TEA AND LEMON-ICED COFFEE ORANGEADE-HOME-MADE LEMONADE. To ,become liot means unfortunately a otrtain amount of thirdt.. And nothing is so trying than to feel that one cannot procure some sort of drink swhen the trials of sumnmer Urosught are in evidence. How ever, in the irst place, no one shouldl drink mnore than three pints of any liquid in one day. Not only this, but thle amount sould be tlaken in simall quantities at a tisse, as very much greater satisfaction is thereby obtained. Onec of the most cooling drinks to take is cold, weak tea, with very little or no sugar. Lemonade anid limejuice are also excellent and harm less hexveriges. Hero is a good recipe for nmasking IIOME-MADE LEMONADE. Put tiss tsin rind of tour lemons ainid 31h of white loaf osugar into a quart of boiling water. Wlien the mixture is quite cool, and thie ssugar is all iissolved, add tse juice of tihe lemoiss sand ...
ANOTHER REFRESHING DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
ANOTHER REFRESHING DRINK. Pineapple is ,another delicious drink. Hero is an excellent recipe: Take a pine apple, which may be either fresh or pre served, two quarts of water, the juice of four lemons, a little ice and sugar to taste. Cut the pineapple into slices, and then chop it coarsely. Pour over it the cold wattr, add the lemon juice, and sweeten to taste. Next strain into a large use. and add tihe ice. The ice may be onmittenl if yos do nnot wyish to make an iced drinsk.
BARLEY-WATER FOR CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
BARLEY-WATER. FOR CHILDREN. Ono of the best drinks to give children during the Sumnmer months is plain bar ley-water. but unfortunately they do not aiSays take,; Nkimy-. Ato is on account.ncaf. e rcl Thnoieery thinly. and lay the stel in a large jug with Zoz of castor sgar an 3o of pearl barley. Por orn to tlis three pits of iling water, and let it stand for 24 hours. Then add tile strainedt juice of tlhe lemons, and stand on ice till wanted. This will taste just lilji lenmotnade. but, of course, it is punch mnor nourishing for children.
ICED COFFEE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
ICED COFFEE. This is anotlher drink which, if well made, is very refreshling. Put it quarter of a pint of millk, a quarter of a pint of cream, and three tablespoonfuls of sugar into a pandi. When hlot, pour one pilt of strong coffee over, and leave until cold. Then freeze till like cream, nod add is few drops of vanilla essence to give it a nice flavour.