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"PORT MELBOURNE STANDARD." COUNCIL BUYS A STEAM ROLLER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
"PORT MELBOURNE STANDARUD. COUNCIL BUYS A STEAM ROLLER. Tho Port Melbourne Council has pur chased a steam road roller from the Aus tral Otis Company. With tihe object of seeing the now pur clhase lput througli its paces a deputation of theu Cotuncil, consisting of Cr. A. L. Page, Mayor, Cr. 0. Sfnclair, and Mfr. A. V. Heath, Town Clerk and Engineer. paid a visit recently to the works of the Austral Otis Engineering Co.. South Mel honrc. Thley expressed themsoelve as satisfesi in every way with the roller. which worked withll the utmost smoothnless. The same afternoon it was inspected by am delegation from tihe nBrswiek Town Counicil. who passed encomiums on its per forssiic. Mr. Dodtd, manager of tle works. in formed the "Standard' repreoentative that thie new roller seills 12 tons, is capable of developing 35 Ihp.. and costs tuitW.. The great feature of the Councils latest arcuioitioni. of course, is that it is madse entirely by Anustralian labour fronm raw material. Tllat iswlhat ...
"FOOTSCRAY INDEPENDENT." PROPOSED NEW POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
"FOOTSCRAY INDEPENDENT.' PROPOSED NEW POST OFFICE. An agitation is gaining strength to have another post ollico establishedl in Foot sctay. to nerve the northern uand western end. With tho extension of population, it is found a heavy drag by mnanyy people, to was virtually fromll o01 etnd of tile city nearly to the other extremity to transact Ipostal business. It is suggested that an elfort should be made to have a ftlly equipped post office established in Barltly street. \Fhen the matter is looked at closer, it is quite apparent that in this. respect the district is not well provided for. There are others which could be mentioned that have infinitely more postal facilities. All the time thie business at the Nicholson street office keeps growing, and the increase to say nothing of the cquestion of convenience, fully justifles an other establishment. At the meeting of tile West Fostseray Progress Association. the imatter was discussed, while several other residents are arranging, we ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
I'UIBERCOLOSIS. AND NUTRITION. Defective nutrition and over fatigue both favour an attack of tuborcolosis. The main agents responsible for pro tection against an invading organism when once it has entered. the tissues are the blood cells-especially the white cells, or leucocytes. In cases of ;malnutrjtiion the blood serun is lacking in those elemuents which en able the white blood corpuscles, to seize and devour the germs of disease; and in cases of over-fatigue these same soldier cells are so poisoned by pro ducts 'of fatigue that they are Incap able of actingR:YJ.CUý,lvý,tl"'ýný"c c sequence is thlat the microbes of con sumption, in these conditions, not meeting with sufficient resistance, are afforded the opportunitw of multiply ing rapidly, and of becoming perma nently established in the system. In the poor these two conditions unhap pily frequently exist together, and'the ravages of consumption in their ranks are well known. Much of thie excess of phthisi .aiaong men, as compar...
SCOTTISH CRICKET. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
SCOTTISII CRBICKET. (Contributed.) After a spell of three weeks, tile Esson don journeyed to Clifton Hill last Satur day to play the Collingwood Caledonians. Essendon were disappointed when it was found the captain had been to the races and lost his two-headed penny, so they had to take the field. Collingwood started with Bruce and Thomson. BJfce is a son of theo famous Billie Bruce, and great things were expected of him, but after making S10 runs in very nice style he had to re tire clean bowled by Jonny Moir. Craw *ey came next, only to see Tlomson bowl ed by Hair. McDonald followed, asd without addition to the score, Crawley was ,bowled by Forsyth. Then anotheor Scotch man came in named McDougal, and with out any assistance fronm his dog. topped the' score, witlh 24 runs. McDonald was the next to fall, bowled by Bayley. The next partnership wa:s the most profltable one of the afternoon for Collingwood. P. Verey played nice cricket until Bennie, howling in Ihis best form. upset IM...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 15 January 1914
EDUCATIONAL. PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Fermeqly A.V. GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL Nos. 8 and 47 OCHAUCER ST., MOONEE PONDS. fficient Staff of Trained Teachers. Large and well-ventilated Schoolrooms. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and Painting: Miss TRICKETT, First-class Cer tificate, South Kensington: Prize-taker Na tional Gallery: First-class Certificate, Edu cation Department. Music, Miss Jelfs, A.L.C.M., Mr. JAGER, f. ., Registered Secondarv Teachers of Music. Singing. Miss E. IRVINE. Physi oal Culture, Messrs. Bjelke-Petersen Bros. Principals: Miss SPIIGIG. First-class Trained Teacher,. Education Department and Melbourne University MISS LIMEROCK, M.A. Miss Sprigg at home the last Thursday in each month. First Term begins Ihursda 5th February. BLINKBONNIE LADIES' COLLEGE ARDMILLAN ROAD. WEST. MOONEE PONDS. Principal. MISS MORRIS. Certificated Ionours Melbourne Uiiversity. Day School and Kindergarten. Boye under 10 received. Registered Secoidary iTeehers. Classes for Drawing and painting unde...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS ---+--- Very large hats are extremely difficult to hang p securely. This difficulty cat be overcome by stitchin a teapot tape to tihe head-lining of the. hat T loop is easily slipped over ansy hat-peg. When an invalid's roam needs sweeping. the best way is to wipe up the carpet ra idly with coarse towels wrung out of cold water. This disposes of the dirt without annoying the patient either by dust or noise, and is the method employed by traised nurses. To Clean Hearthrugs: Thoroughly beat the dust out, and then wash all over with warm salt and water, and rub well with a clean, dry cloth, and they will look as good as new. Poisons of many descriptions, which have been intentionally or accidentally taken, may almost instantly be rendered harm less by simply drinking half a pint of sweet oil. A person with a strong con stitution mighst take more. Instead of buying penny packets of table salt, put two pennyworth of lump salt in a coot oven to dry tlhoroughly. then grate ...
THREE-PHASE RAILROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
THIREE-PIHASE RAILIOAD. in Italy there has lately been Put in operation a line of electric road which. although a short- one, is of interest on account of the direct use of three-phase ti urries of Basco to tlt© railroad staL tion 'of 3agni in the neighbourhood of Rolme, ans its length - is some 7000 feet. tile three-phase current comes fros the Laciale electric statioll and is delivered by a line wcrking at 11,500 volts, this being reduced to transforsero on tise spot to 5U0 volts, for operating the -electric rail aldl. Small electric locomotives have 30 Ilorse-poower motors of special three-phase 'design on rcthe B aown-ovcri system, which draw 35ton rock trains.
ODDS AND ENDS INCUBATORS IN EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ODDS AND ENDS ---+-- INCUBATORS IN EGYPT. n'le inounou cement is made by Mr. W . Ii. Cadma thallt Ie has discovered hlow the ancieit Egyptians incubated chickens to the number of w120,000.000 year. He ihans found incubators which he states sere used in Egypt 5000 years ago. The secret has been well guarded, but it is laid hare at last. They haud no oil stoves or gas or electric heated incubators but they had ovens which worbed better, even though they required more coistant tend ing. Each oven waus calculated to hold 7000 eggs, and the fuel by which it was hecatedl consisted of cliopped straw and idiiig. hut for the last ten dlays of the batcehiiig the eiiergy was susplieid alto gethler by the chickeiis thcmselves. It is t te coninionist error of those operating our moderns incubators to use too muchs heat, especially towards the end of the pieriol, and iiow we may learn from the old Egyptians how not to do thiiigs as well as how to do them. The use of the stras aiid other light fue...
SOCIAL BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
SOCIAL BREVITIES ----+---- The speaker at next Sunday's meeting of the A V.. and M.P. Pleasant Sunday Afternoon will be Mr. Foreman, and the soloist Mr. A. W. Stevens. Mr f. Watson, hon. sec of tihe Essendon Football Club, will receive nominations for oflice-lhearers up till 8 pmn. on Toes lday,. 3rd February. 'I'ihe next - meeting of tIle Essendon River League is fixed for Thursday next, o2nd ilnst. 'lhel Broadneados Shinre annual picnic will Ibe held on Foundation Day IMonday. 26tl January). Maribyrnong Henley on Saturday, 14th February. piromises to eclipse its predeces sors, and an interesting programme of eveonts has been ldrawn up. Tickets for the Maribyrnong Jgenle3 are now available. Look out for the fete, Queen's Park in MIarch, in aid of the fund for equipping the Drill Hall. The Rev. W. McKie and Mis. iMcKie, of Coburg, previously of St. Paul's Church, Ascot Vale, who .are leaving Coburg, have been enltertained ba' the parishion ors. Mi'. D. M. Lewin, accountant iat the N...
BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, JANUARY 19th. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, JANUARY 19th. Presont-Cr. cic hie, Brainnigan, O'Brien, Ford and Buckley. On the motion of Crs. Brastni5an and Ford, Cr. Iichie was elected presitlent. a position lie had held prior to resigning from the council owing to a supllllosed contravention of the L.C.A. Cr. MIichio thalnkedl the council for his re-election, which, he said. proved that he had the confidenec of thie council. and by his re-election unopposed the con fidence of the ratepayers. Correspondence. From Chief Conmmissioner of Police, acknowledging reeilt of clettcr of 6tl December. andi in compllialnce weitl tilh re quest colntained therein, an additional constable would io sent to Sunlbury, and also one to BroaditiCudowo for the inns mer montlhs.-ltcccived the secretalry re- t marking that no Imction had been made of conlnecting te police by telephone. Fron medical officer, Sunbury Hospital for the Insane, dated 2-1-14, reporting c a cae of i found t a the nstitu tionRenedeiv to Fromn Tho...
Essendon Public Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
fEssendon iPuhlic Hlall. On Saturday night last, at the above hall, some splendid pictures. were sho.n, aimongst them being "Never to Return Road,' "Out'-of tie Jases at De1th. ""T'le Red Light," Uphill Climb," "1(ido and Seek," -River lClyde.' :'Heroic Harold," 'Pimple Joins the - Army." and others. They were put. on the screen in a capuable manner and were thoroughly enjoyed by thle large- audience preselnt. The orches' tra was a fall one, aid everythilng pas aed off satisfactorily. The slar pictures for nest Saturday. will be "Truth Will Out,'- and '· Stolen Fate.' The man agement are Just completing a splendid wide staircase. which gives access ts It nice -reading room upstairs. Off this roam, on one side, is a capacious billiard room which is just being fuiniied. Thiu is- being fittedn up with two of the best tables. and Hass been let to a cood tenlnt. On the.other side of tliF resdiig roa i is s-large club room, and when tis las mile finishing tonlches itt to- it, it will he f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
IMPI'UHNTANT NOTTCF ' Kellow hardware " - Collipaily JOSEPH KELLOW. Proprietor 20 years Departmental Manager, Chambers & Seymour 74 and 76 Puckle St., Moonee Ponds, Dec. 1913 About eighteen months ago the KELLOW IE ' IAHDWARE CO. purchased the business of C. J:r angford, and their success since has been so Sgrcoat that they have now the pleasure to announce having bought out the old established business or \l I1TCH ELL SMITH, who for so long has been the leading Ironmonger of Puckle St., Moonee Ponds. There is no need to dilate on the excellent quality 1 of the goods kept by this well-known firm. H-is name and reputation are vell-known to all. The 1 KELI-OW 1iA LD\V1\ EI CO. is equally well Sknown, and the fact that in so short a time they have been able to buy out MITCHELL SMITH u S sh,)ws that their busint-ss methods and the quality S of their goods have nmet with the approbation or v-- enaeatoii tO'CIG3r Iii A ccordace with the provisions of entUoui c "ýt.ý^Lý , oe eymtr~...
Sunday Railway Facilities. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Sunday Railway Facilities. "Scrutator" writes-"Tle inrush of pas sengers at the station on Sunday morn ings on the Esscndon line, ?particularly at 3fooneo Ponds, is quite beyond the scope of attention of the railway officials. Last Sunday morning, for example, about 30 passengers missed the first. train through inability to get tickets served. Why on earth is only one ticket window opened when there is ample accommoda tion provided by additional windows, but not used. I don't blame the local indi vidual who is doing his best issuing ex cess fares. The exact amount to be com puted is something in the shape of a conundrum. Pram tickets, dog tickets, fares to anywhere and e?orywhere, which is-enough to engage his attention-bnt I do blame the Commissioner for the un dermannuing, and the local aitlhorities for not opening the window until the train is just coming into the station. Will our councillors get a resort on this mat ter with a view of more attention to Sun day travellers, and a...
Moonee Ponds Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Moonee Ponds Theatre. At this favourite theatre to-night the maniagement have arranged a complete change of programme, and the star pic tures will bo "Mar shine," and "Diana's Dedision," fgllowedd b same other good ones. The wonderful kinetohshoie-tile talk 'of the town-will be amongat tihe ttractians. Interest i.s m maintained nightly at this theatre, and good houses are the rule. On Monday, A.N.A. Day. eommencing at the matinee, and- tasting also far ltvo nights. "Germinal," oa the "Mlaster and- the MaR," will be shown. This is a pict.ure extending over it00ft.o and has only to be seen to be apprecina ted. It is a cincUstttgraph adaptation in eight parts of Zola's famnous allegory, and is a most realistic picture all through. It is a dlm play go- the swark er, being t story of the great. labor ip heavil. One of the pictures uetails how the strike was unanimsomly- declared. and in another, it is shown how Sonvar' use ondoavoured to connect. Lautier to Nihilism. Later on is vividly ...
Council Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Council Tenders. Tile Essendon City Council invite ten ders up till 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday. 27th January, for the construction of the sec ond section of the Ascot Vale main drain. 3Maribyrnong road, Holdsworth street, Ep som road and Mirams street. Plans and specifi ctions may be seen at the town hall. MIoones Ponds.