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Dandenong Shire Council [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
Dandenong Shire Council The following is a continuation of the report of the last meeting, por. tion of which appears on page 2 : The engineer reported that a num. ber of owners of land had encroached on foreshore, Carrnm.--Ownors to rectify fences, Had completed plans, etc,, for road work under proposed loan, total £9,500, most in South Riding,-Adopted. 'The 17th February was fixed for hearing appeals against rating. Re valuation of burnt-out, property at Chelsea, Inspector Shelley reported that Chelsea fire had caused 70 pans to be removed out of 1330. He had collected £217 7s 1Od sanitary rates, and £10 12s 6d hawker's fees. The engineer reported total cost of running council's quarry since last meeting was £99 Is lld, There were' 360 oubio yards of metal pro. ducued, 72 yards of scieenings and 24 yards of toppings, at a cost of 4s 4d per yard. The average total cost of metal was :-Haulage, ls 8d; quarry and tramway, 4s 4d ; total, 6s, Metal spread since last meeting was : Melbou...
ASPENDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
ASPENDALB, The peanut expert, connected with t?he firm of market gardeners, who commenced business locally some months ago, has now returned, He has been on a trip to a hot climate, 'with a view of naking a personal investigation into the latest method of the oultivalion of this favorite food of the rising generation, Doubtless the business will now be resumed with renewed.vigor, and the !cautious Scotch member of the firm will relax somewhat his 'activities in the fish supply department of the business, for it was observable for manr weeks that this, partner was "flourdering" on the seashore for long hours at a stretch. Residents are anxiously awaiting the result of the irrigation scheme, whereby the roots of the peanuts were to be tapped. We might remind our pea nut merchants that the old saying still stands good, "There is a tide in the affairs of men, etc.," and picking peanuts is a more profitable business than picking winners, A report of the Methodist church ,al?iversary v pp...
THE NEED OF FUNDS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
THE NEED OF FUNDS, To the Editor, Sir, - Much disappointment has been expressed by the executive at. the small response thus ,fai' to the appeals on behalf of the fund, .This was due, the executive was convinced, to the great misapaprehension that existed in the publid'miind that no real need exists, and: that the suf ferers were people who were well able to bear their losses, whereas the facts are that many of the sufferers were struggling people who were purchasing their allotments on ex tended terms, and had erected what were the beginnings of permanent homes, and these, with all their household effeots, were totally de stroyed in the fire, leaving the.un. fortunate people without home or furniture. In many cases also this loss was entirely unrelieved by in surance, due, in some cases no doubt, to lack of foresight, bat in others to the unfinished condition of the dwell ings, and to the reluctance, probably of the Insurance Companies to cover these sea-side risks to a sufficient ...
CHELSEA FIRE RELIEF FUND. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
CHELSEA FIRE RELIEF FUND. To the Editor, Dear Sir-The committee of the above fund have instructed me to forward to you for insertion in your next issue the accoompiaying corres pondunce as illustrating the diffi. oulties they have had to contend with in properly placing the claims of the fund before thr public, this dificoulty coming also, as it does, from a quarter where the committee feel a strong initiative movement in aid of the fund might reasonably have been ex pected to arise, W. H. WEBB, Joint Secretary. E, Harris, President of.Shire of Dlandenong. Sir-By direction of the Chelsea Fire Relief Committee I desire to ask the favor of your assistance in pro moting the success of the fund by convening a public meeting at Dando. nong presided over.by yourself. We have no doubt the Councillors for the South Riding will be, glad to lend their assistance and some of the mom. bers of our committee would also be glad to be afforded the opportunity of placing some facts before the meet. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
A. Rankin, High-Class Tailor, 101 SWANSTON-STREET, Melbourne And at MENTONE. Phone Central 7182 "OR CABS, W ggonottes, Drags, eto,, ring up J. MURPHY, Clbeltonham, Tolophone 221, STUD NOTICE,--JERSEY BUTiL at Stud, Fee 10s 6d at service. Only .Terseys takon. 'J, COYNE, Beaulunatf Why Pay Rent ? HOUSES BUILT to suit owners on easy terms, Payments at less than rent. Enquire promptly. Insurances effected, Pattison and Gormon, Contractors and Builders, Cr. of HBerbet St. and Beach Rd, MORDIALLOC Beach Blocks than Diamonds At Aspendale, Chelsea ard (arrum, To secure one you must act quickly. £5 Deposit = £1 per month,. W. A. TOWLER, Auctioneer, 406 Collins Steet, City, o Local Offices. Phone Central 3720 SP. BEZAB®OP, GaNERAL GROCER, etc CHELSEA Iaiud for Sale, Houses and Camps To Let. Insurances Effected. .We have kspecial opportunities for securing tetiants for houses, 'Owners would. do well to place their business'in our hands, Phone, 91M Chelt. W. E. LOOKER SWORN VALUER,, Opposite St...
CHELSEA. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
CH ELSEA A brief article on electric light supply will be found on our third page. A rery pleasant evening was spe.r on Saunday last at the invi tation of the Queensbetry Ramblers and Taupos Club, at which a very large gathering assembled, Mr Will Bromolow presided. A long and varied programme was highly appreciated by the guests, Messrs Leo McDonald and Will Robbins acted as accompanists and items were reridered by Misses Field and Young, and Messrs Meredith, Bass, Parker, Butler, Woods, Bromuolow, Coober, Coombes, Mueller, Parkin son, Minterr and many others, Ragtime was a predominating fea. ture in the programme, and was ably rendered by the sans souci quartette, nessis E., and L. Barry, Carter and Skeene. Altogether a very pleasant evening was spent, and the proceedings terminated with a very hearty vote of thanks to the artists, The engagement is announced of Mr Leslie J. Hurley, third eldest son of Mlr and Mrs J. J. Hurley, of "Maryaville," Stanley Avenue, Chel. tenham, to Mis...
A FAMOUS RUINED CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
A FAMOUSB. RUINED CITY, s a member of the expedition which was sent out in 1883 by the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, Pro. fessor E. hull, writing in the Outlook, gives hin account of Petra, the deserted capital of Arabia Jetraen, some of whose buildings remain 2000 years after they were built. Mount Tor rises immediately above the city, and is recognised by nearly all writers as the sopulohuro of Aaron, thoe High Priest of Israot, We turned off, says Professor Hull, from the Arabah by a wide valley reaching into the heart of tho moun tains, and, through which ran a stream of pure water, with luxuriant bushes of oleander and several other plants and shrubs growing alongside. Numer ous flocks and herds were grazing in the valley, which became narrower the ft.rtler. we went. until it narrowed in to a winding pathway leading over a ridge of rocks to the entranoo into Petra on the western side, and from which the first view of tho city was gained. Having surmounted the low...
UNGRATEFUL TOM. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
UNGRATEFUL TOM. Mr Blossom had been very ill, and by the time he was able to get downstairs again, his hair had grown to a con siderable length. Then it was that Mrs B. volunteered to cut it for him, and Blossom, probably owing to his weak condition, consented to the ex periment. Mrs B. fastened the table cloth under Blossom's chin and got to business. Theno Blossom repented his rashness." "Grpat Scott, Martha " he yelled, as Mrs.B, B. ammed the point of the seis sors in his neck. "What the dickens do you think you'roedoing?" SAm I hurting you, (lear P" mur miured Mrs B,. . It's only those cor noers behind your egrs that bother ino. Do koopiitill." And then sho sliced a bit off hiseoar. :"Thundering Jumbo l" shouted B., umping about the room like a oat on hot bricks. "Oh no, I'm hly .doing this for fu,' .'; And he dashed upstairs and lunged-his ]head in the batli. '"Tlt's.thea'-wors t of Tom," AiIhCd Mrs B. as she took up oher knitting. "Ho's alwa3ý so ungratefull" Friend: "What in ...
PRINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 February 1914
PRINTERS. "News " Office, Cheltenham. Tel., Cheit, 21. SADDLEUR. R. Maxwell, Cheltenham. SINGING & ELOCUTION, Herr Foller, Mentone. TAILOR .Tainsh , muidailko H. Fitzsimmons, Chelsea D. Ewen, City and Chelsea UNDERTAKERS. Rose Bros, Cheltenham. F. Powell, Sandringham' 'tw "