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ODDS AND ENDS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
cr ODDS AND ENDS -4---- le Has Cholly any occupation-does lie o condescend to work for mnoney? Oh, ye.s! He's.courting Miss Mlillyons. Ci iQi Adorer:Won'ot you try and love mie? Boston Girl: I fear that I could never love a main who says '"try and" in stnead of "itry to." Could you suggest sonme suitable Iadgec for our "Don't TWor.ry Club?" aslkedl the typewriter boarder. How i eoull a pine knot dlo ! asked the cheer ful idiot. Tile Nurse: Oh! Talk is cheap. 'I'lT Policeman: Oh! I don't know. I Sknows a cop who was fined three days' may for spending ten minuites talking to a girl here. I ainit losing imy faith ill hluman ns trec said TUnicle Eben, but I kain't hie'p inoticin' dat dere's allus a heap mo' articles adv-ertised "Lost" dan clan is "Found." Mrs. inks Wis: leu is Miss Hardcaslh to imarry the count? Mrs. Binks: Oili.Jlrjl Lr iki day is blrgaini day. Wife: How do you likel the cake? Husband: iili--miliat's it called:P Suni shine cake. Very nice; but, if 1 Swero syou, I'd not...
FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
FEBRUARY. 3, AVENEL TURF CLUB. 4, 5. BENDIGO JOCKEY CLUB. 4, 5, 7. TASMANIAN RACING CLUB.-Nominations, January 13; weights, Hobart Cup, Jan. 29. 7. WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. 11. VICTORIAN CLUB. 14, 21. VICTORIA AMATEUR TU HF CLUB.--Nominations, January 6; weights, January 27; acceptances, February 12. 18. MOONEE VALLEY RACES. 28, March 3, 5, 7. VICTORIA RAC - &lt;.lNG CLUB. ___ 11. MOONEE VALLEY RACES. 14. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB. 18. SANDOWN PARK RACES. 21. MOONEE VALLEY RACES. 25. SUNBURY RACES. 28. ASPENDALE PARK RACES. \Vidden who was sold to Mr. Pharez Phil lips for 150 gns.. will in future be trained by 1H. Harrison, who has Obi and Bulla warra. Frank Wootton and his brother Stanley arrived'in Melbourne ly the R.M.S. Morea from Englanid. Both are on a visit. Frank Wootton Ilas now retired permanently from the pigskin through excessive weight. "Even Time" wishes readers to note that in many instances lie is at a great dis advantage in reference to selections. as many...
MR. J B. PRITCHARD—HONORED [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
3111i J 13. PItI'.FCHAIID-HONORIED On Thursday morning, 8th inust., the ofllicials of the Essendon City Coun cil assembled in the Mayor's too1m, to make a prtesentation to Mr. J. B. Pritchard, late valuer, rate collector, and. assistant town clerk, who has just been appointed town clerk of St. Arnaud. M r. D.Cameron. towni clrlk. oUtOtniiiAiw The chairman stated that they had miet with much regret, to wish good bye to one of their number. They hoped that he was betterifg himself in going to St. Arnaud, and that lihe would go on imnproving his position from time to time. All the officers were present except Dr. Flanagan, who was very busy, but that gentle miai wished MIr. Pritchard every suc cess. W\hen Mr. Pritchard canme to tho office about 10 years ago, there were large arrears of rates outstand ing, but in a few years, with the as sistance of IMr. McFarlane and others, he had collected a great deal of the amount. On the departure of MIr. Cook, Mr. Pritchard assumed the du ties of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
CASH BUTCHER 73 PUCKLE STREET,. MOONEE PONDS BEST QUALITY OF GOODS. PBIOES GUARBANTEED id PER LB BELOW ANY OTHER BUTCHER. BREAD DELIVERED THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT. ALL GOODS FREE FROM ADULTERATION /A MILES BAKER, PASTRYCOOK, &C. 6 NAPIER STREET, ESSENDON WHEATEN MEAL BREAD A SPECIALITY. PICNICS. SOCIALS SPECIALLY CATEIRED FOR. YOUR PATRONAGE RESPE_ L LY SOLICITED ..- ·e·=··=·=·9···: ···:···9·:-"---- Q.'· ·r -,ate-'4' " .f·f*_· THE LATEST t BURGLAR S PROOF S VENTILA STING LOCK '"_ - Househlolders can leave anm wminedow otwo, day or night, with perfect safety. Price, V =is each: or fixed. 1s 6d. WILLI AM McK K "GORDON IRONMONGER, S 12 NAPIER STREET, ESSENDON Beautiful Pascoe Vale ? Sweet Pascoe Vale Peaceful Pascoe Vale Buy a GARDEN PLOT for 2/- per week andl n o!i e the Housing Problem. (Ift s 1SO, 10/- per foot. Deposit; 1 ; Balance 2/- weekly CONSIDER :THIS OFFER CLOSELY - Remember Pascoe Vale, 350ft. above Sea Level. Its Atmnospherle Dustles-. ? Restful, Stimulating. Your S...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
tJOT-S 3V'YTHE WAY ----4-- By "Observer." Although a good deal is said to the ffelct that butchers' meat is not the best article of diet during. the hot weather there does not seem to be the saume risk of iPtontaine poisoning following on the partakins of freshly killed beef, mutton, etc., as exists in connection with other provisions.. Attacks of severe illness are reported every now and then as the result of the patient havinig eaten fish-smoked tinned; or supposed to be freshli, and also cooled" coldn-meat-of which a vast quain tity is consumed in tihe summner-tinned mieats ass'l tisned fruits. in respect to the latter cases are niot so numerous, al though there was one a fews years ago of Sa girl iesiding in the vicinity of Lancefeld being taken seriously ill after eating some tinned pineapple, and 1 am not sure lthat she did not die. 0*o -The sea has taken ait heavy deatht toll in connectidn with tihe recent. holidays, and the saddest part of it is that the fatalities thait hav...
Shooting Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
Shooting Accident. A young snail named Ernest Alexander, living at 9 Eastwood street. Newmarket, met with a. painful accident through the exploding of a rifle cartridge on Friday. He was engaged in bolting on the floor for a penny in the kitchen of his home. and had a lighted candle in his hand. Ho noticed that a little fellow named John O'Connor, whIo was in tihe roomn. had a riflu cartrige in his haisd. He said he sadl pielsese it sp in a lane. and was amiss ing 1himself picking out the cordite. Alex ander, thiking it a danigerous toy, toot it frons the child, bnt unfortunsately it came in contact with the naked light and exploded. The young mian sustained pain ful injuries to hIis hand and groin, and was taken to Melbourne Hosoital. where A ian Ssftorated. Gieoro lllsan, aged 92 years. who lived wills is wife, agcd 80 years. ini Bellair street. Kensington, was found dead in hisi behcd on Sunday mnorninsg. Hle had been accidentally suffocated by gas. On Fri day night, said Mrs. Il...
Salvation Army. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
Salvation Army. Farewell services were held on Sunday last at the Moonee Ponds hall, to Captain and Mrs. Walker. who have been ir charge of the local corps for over twc years. On Sunday night the hall pas crowded. and the officers were given a very effective send-off. The little daugh. ter of the officers was dledicated under the Army flag by Adjutant Anderson and Captain Walker in the some meeting de dicated two other little ones. The Cap tain also enrolledl two young ladies as soldiers of the Army, and presented each with an illuminated copy of the articles of war; and orders and regulations of soldiers of thle Army. Captlains and ,Mrs. Walker both spoke words of farewell, sod thlanked all who had assisted them in their worlk whlile at Mooonee Ponds. On Monday nighlt a farewell social was held. Musical items were rendered andil a Inum ber of relpresentattiveo speairs soke of thle good work of Captain assd Mrs. Wal ker in tite town, and wished them well in their new station (Willia...
CORRESPONDENCE ESSENDON FOOTPATHS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE ourei-Car. you inform me why it is that 1wats unkid::oug FOToPAil hS i Sour loda council do not. iroperly w rish Saoff ll footpaths when they are seawlr lspihlislted? I refer particularly to the Spath in Salisbury street. which was as p thaltetl sonie three weeks ago. The work tacoharo left heatts of earth in the roadway, all along the cutter, nd tihese are not only untigltly, but are also dart gerous to trafite. Srely to gooultess the atttorwtine bhotsl d ace ttat tte tuisiee is abtted. Yours. etc, TRAVELLER. Soam Jipason, coloured, had a col oured neighbour of some means, wnsho was unkind enough to build a high board fenlce about his yard, wherein grew many luscious' meloins. One day Sam found a hole in the, fence, and, r licking his lips, oe started to crawl through. Te neighbour inhappened to be standing near the hole. "Healt, you " he cried, "nwhall you gwine?" i"1'se gwino back," said Sans, quickly suiting action to word. A woman entered a dentist's office to ha...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
.liver el by liim at the Presbyterian Chlirch. Parkville, the Rev. Frank Milno indulged in one of those periodical pulpit denuncin tions of current follies and'vices w' vhl are not without their uses, although they are-often couched in the language of ex aggeration and hyperbole. A portion of the rev. gentleman's remarks, however, which dealt with what is called "mixed campingi" will jhave been endorsed by every man and woman who desires to see the modesty of modern maidenhood pre served, and the young of both sexes grow 'up witl some sort of mutual respect, and oonsidering that Mr. Milne's condemnation of some holiday seaside scenes are simply a repetition of the views of the Melbourne daily papers, it can hardly be urged against the former- that it rests on a "wowser" basis. The preacher quoted tie saying of Andrew Carnegie which declares that "the level of public entertainment is sinking," and there is little doubt that the dictum of the American plutocrat, as concurred ini by th...
TURF TOPICS RACING FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
TURF TOPICS -4----- By Even Time. RACING FIXTURES. JANUARY. 17. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB.-Nominations, January 6; weights, January 12. 26. ADELAIDE RACING CLUB. Nominiations, January 12; weights, January 15; acceptances, January 19. 21 BENALLA. SUMMER MEET ING.-Nominations, January 12. 23, 24. GEELONG RACING CLUB. Nominations, Jgnuary 19; weights, January 21. 24. AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB. 26. WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. 26. CAMPERDOWN TURF CLUB. 26. MERBEIN RACES. 27. ADELAIDE RACING CLUB. 28, 29, 31. TASMANIAN TURF CLUB.-Nominations, January 13; weights, Launceston Cup and Stec plechase, January 21; acceptances, Launceston Cup and Steeplechase, January 24. 30. NEWNHAM RACING CLUB. Nominations, January 13; weights, January 29. 31. SANDOWN PARK RACES.
Essendon, First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
Essendon, First Innings. Bennie, c and b McDougall . .. .. 16 irimnshaw, b Crawley ..... ..... 3 .'Forsyth, c and h McDougall ... ...... Meikle, c and b McDougall ......... ...23 SThomas. run out........... , C, Whitelaw. b Crawley ...... ...... 12 Moir, not out ... ....... 8 *Cameson, not out ... 2 Leg byes f6 li wickets foar 68
FIRE "AJAK" FIRE EXTINGUISHER. A LOCAL TRIAL. GOOD RESULT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
FIRE "AJAK" FIRE EXTINGUISHIER. A LOCAL TRIAL. GOOD RESULT. The Buckeye Harvester Company. who own the ahove patent. gave an exhibition of the 'Ajals" Fire Extinguisher, at the vacant block of land in Pascoe Vale road, Moonee Ponds. behind the town hall, on Monday evening. 12th inst. There was a good attendantlle of the public, including the Mayor and about. nine, of the coon cillors, town hall offiicials, and representa tive wpeople. Dr. R. H. Johnson. who is the inventor of the patent, had charge of the proceed inlg, and was assisted by the local agent. Mr. Joseph Chappet For the purposes of thle experiment a large long engine box was chosen, anId this was well coated in side with tar. A liberal supply of hero sene being poured oin top of the tar the case was stood up oin end and a lighted match was appliedl. When the Ilamnnes had got :a goodI start, tlhe extingishlr-wliclh consists of a while posder in a long this tin tube-was applied by Ineanls of sprink ling oil the Se. Tile re...
SAFETY IN MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
SAFETY IN MINES. Expressing the opinion that explo sions in mines can be prevented, the Cliftoit Miners' Committee of the Not tingham Miners' Association (Eng.), suggests that the Government should bring in a Bill to make stone-dusting compulsory, and to secure three shafts instead of two for every mine. There should be one downcast shaft and two upcast shafts, making the air-current twice as much as it is at present, thereby clearing away all foul gases, and so plreventing any explosions. To sink this extra. shaft for each mine would, it is said, entail extra expense, but it could be met by the landlords returning to the mine-owners a year's minimllum rents, and the State finding the extra expense to sink these shafts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
Tyote for ATT TO-DAY 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. .......+++++++++*:.++++++4444 ..THE WONDERFUL :" MODaREi' "ýT .". FIRE ýII( ý$ ýR, "= The Leading Powder Chemical Fire Extinguisher . SOLD BY Buckeye Harvester Company , 44 to 52 FRANCIS Si'.. MELBOURNE C.. Opposite Bpencer St. Statione . PRICE, :6s. PassI. cOaU31rzs Ot " " l - DISTIRICT REPRESENTATIVE SIMR. JOSEPH CHAPI'EL, 7 Moore St eet,,Moonee Ponds;; ++++++++#++++++?+++++++g.$s. seas·.·a++: . After preching a sermon on the fate of tlh wicked, an English clergyman ret an old woman well known for her gossiping propensities, and he said: " i hope my sermon has borne fruit. You heard about the place where I said there shall be wailing and gnash ing of teeth?" "Well, as to that," answered the dame, if I 'as anything to say, it be this; Let them gnashl teeth as has 'em-I ain't." An old Scottislh woman, belonging to the clan Gordon, was exceedingly fohd of having the bible rend to her by her niece. One day, when the girl came to the description in...
THE USE OF MODERN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
THE USE OF MODERN ENGLAND. The famous British family names are practically all leased for a life term to.fair American daughters. The Lon don stage is crowded with real Ameri can actresses who are nightly applaud ed. for their dashing work in revues. Even the city is full of American busi ness men. The best moors in Scotland are leased by American millionaires. Andrew Carnegie runs libraries and peace associations for the benefit of the English poor, and Astor runs a newspaper and owns one of the finest houses on the River Thames. Eng land and English are apparently on the decline, poverty stricken, unbusi nesslike, and conservative. It is sug gested that the long domination of the London financial market is com ing to an end. New York will then control the credit of the world, and thus the throne of business. India is in..practical revolt, Egypt only kept under by the iron hand of Lord Kit chener; Lloyd George has ruined land in Great Britain, and all the good peo pla have left for...
RECIPES GOOSEBERRY COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
RECIPES GOOSEBERRY COOKERY. Gooseberries with Sago.-Soak some eago over night in milk and water. Then place in the bottom of a piedish about one quart of gooseberries (but be sure and well butter the bottom and sides of dish) and about two table spoonfuls of sugar; then place thl sago on the top of the fruit and cook in a moderate oven, adding the white of an egg whipped and placed on the top before going to table with sifted sugar. This is a very light and easily digested pudding. Gooseberry rook..-Green gooseber ries; and to every pint of pulp add one pint of miilk, three-quarters of a pint of cream, or equal parts of milk and cream. Top and tail the fruit, then put it into a jar with two tablespoon uls of water and a little moist sugar; put the jar in a saucepan of boiling water and keep boiling until the fruit is soft enough to beat to a pulp; work this through a colander, and stir; to every pint add milk or cream as stated. Sweeten to taste; you will want plenty of sugar. Be su...
OUR FREE SELECTION THE SUBSTITUTE LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
OUR FREE SELECTION THE SUBSTITUTE LIFE. The cost of meat went soaring up To figures past belief, Till Jones upon. his table had A substitute for beef. The price of clothes went kiting up; His purse was far from full, And so Jones wore upon his back A substitute for wool. The cost of. land and rent went up Wherever he might roam; Till Jones could only live within A substitute for home. At last poor Jones himself went up And fared exceeding well. 'Come in," St; Peter said, "you've had' Your substitute for Hell.' -"Progress."
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIES re The engagement is announced of Mr. Be Bert Warren Brodrick, only son of, Mr. n ansd Mrs. t. W. Brodrick, of "Leemountg" Pairktille to Miss Milly Taylor, of "tar. Sinya." Loondee Ponds, youngest daughter vit of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor. is of "Erimit," Parkville 3. d As engagement is anntounced between a Dr. Li. (iirantlam Anderson. only son of Mr. J. Br. Anderson, of "Sydney Houseo St. Kiilda and Miss Eileen Shitlds, elder Tlaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Shields, "fgrroto" Cowderoy atreet, St. Kilda. N r.iand Mrs. Roert Kerr. of Essendon, haisc returned afiter a nine months trip to England aid thie Continent, and report that they have had a very good time The Essendon District Scottish Society will sold their monthly concert to-night. at te Masonic ball. - aos Mr. J. Breen, son of Mr. M. J. Breen, of Sunury. ihans been arpointed to a poss tioi in thle Railway Department. and has started work The -friends of the Rev. J. P. MecCain. formerly milnister at...