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DOCTORS' MOTOR-CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
DOCTORS' MOTOR-CABRS. Some time ago a chauffeur in the town of Tours was foolish enough to run over two policemen. Whereupon the mayor of the city issued a decree fixing the speed limit. of all motore within the pre incts of the city at six and a'half mllea an hour-a speed which would give even the fattest policeman or councillor. a sporting chance of escape. The doctors of the city addressed a petition to the mayor requesting that their motors of necessity and mercy should be exempt from the provisions of his decree. Tihe councillors held an extraordinary meet ing, at which, after a heated debate, they rejected the doctors' demand, on this, among other grounds, that "we do inot see our way to permitting doctors, in addi tion to the other means which they possess and which we cannot control, to kil their fellow-citicens by running over them." Not the matter and still less the manner of this mayoral pronouncement are rolishied by ths good doctors of Tours. = m m
THRASHED IN THE STREET [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
THRASHED IN THE STREET As the outcome of a remarkable scene in thie principal street of Hereford, a well known veterinary surgeon, James Lionel ,-arling,. was complainant in an assault case heard recently at the court. It was stated that defendant, who is plafntjif'e cnaughter-in-law. Emily Barling, the wife of a hotelkeeper, approached him in the principal street of the city and, producing a huntinr crop with a leather thong. lashed him round the face three times before he could close. The cause of the assault, which was admitted, was tihe nre ceipt of a poet card, which complajtant admitted was in his - housekeeper's otnd. aritin. The oleicior wor de t phe W de been received, until defendant _an " her husband could bear it no longer. Com plainant dehied any knowledges of ..the card at the time of tihe assault, when defendant produced it. The writing. however, was on one of his husinese post cards. The solicitor for the defence urged that Mr. Darling had the power to etop theee ins...
A WESTERN "HOLD-UP." LACK OF DRAMATIC SETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
A WESTERN "HOLD-UP." LACK OF DEAMarTIC SET'TING. Nothing is further' from the real thing tuan the stories of Western lite" that m&any1 al1 Eastern roumanCer tells. And ot all the tales there is none so unline tuile thing it pretends to describe as the tale of tiei stage-coach robuery or "110ol up,"'as they call it out West. In tue romances the breathless reader sees the outlaws lying in wait alogic the edge of thle mesa," while thile uoomned coachl toils up out of tile aroyo." tie sees tile leader, clad in 'somurero and ionlclw," strcvey tile appaOaclllng prize.. ties comes the attaick. tlre are hbloo atriisi'tig yells aid galloping iurees, as great deal of01 prumicuous 81l0ooilg., ieu Ottell ltie episode eOnus wtll tso deatini of tile leater of the outflaws, or of tile brave younlg Inhler wsilo is Drotecting tile lady ilassellgers with his trusty six-shouter. by way of contrast, here is an olu sttage driver's account of a real Hold-up." TIne old man drove thUe coach between...
POETRY THOUGHTS. W. FRANCIS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
POETRY ----+--- THOUGOIHTS. W. FtANCIS. Fleeting is tie day, iaraening the hour, When I must say goon-bye To thee-in thy bower. Far the world and wide; Liberty to fight; And thy dear languid eyes FKor me-weep to-night. Weeping as -the sundew, Shadows o'er thy heart, And pleauing looks divine That sting-as we part. Sobbing as the sea, Thinking aof the past: I wonder is it true That love-cannot last. Battling on the deep, Life-sport in the game; Careless how the end; Death calls-all the same. Lying in the night Gone the peaceful hour Recollections thronging A girl-and a bower. Waters wild betweens, Who is there to know ? Wonder will tile spirits To -lher-let me go. Fading is my star, Night looms wild ahead; Beryl-blue eyes-wee p not XV en I-lovera, cý Softly lay me there, - Where the shadows fall, Where the silver wattles. Know two-that is all KissIng you-good-bye Forever-lion the sleep; And Beryl-blue eyes- tret not For me-do not weep!
DIGGERS' REST. SEND-OFF AND PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
DIGUERS' REST. SEND-OFF AND PRESENTATION. On Friday, 9th January, a send-off and presentation was tendered to Mr. W. F. Corrigan, who ts holed the position Of 1,ond wneheelo of the D miesro lsot State Oar~oo OY bolar. [laic Alr~. O-ril -n Lian ee a LroreeIn.,l'i t0 o-Ceerlll O A I-]- M,0lean[t ovenill0O I-a durins wlhioih a rsle ldia pwrogrnlnlm of danoces. sone' and d reoit tions was geon througsol. toe Scotoil pipes pe sding an ail of oeleent to thle occansln. Daring a broali is too iproceedings, Mr Towlising, of tlhe school comlmittee, re* plainsi thile object of toe gathering, ant spoke in glowing torms of Mr. Corrigan' wtorl in the schiool during the 2 year] he had bIecn head teacher there. A hands some gentleman's outfit was then pro sented to Mr. Corrigan by Mr. FTowneint on behalf of the good people oi Diggers' Itest. Mr. Corrigan, in returnilig thlansik said ho regretted leaving tie dsstrigt. ult whlen adivancement in the path of duty called, a response must bo maode to tho...
PARS FROM ALL PARTS TO KEEP A WIFE PLEASED. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
PARS- FROM ALL PARTS -4------. TO KEEP A WIFE PLEASED. Most married ladies would be pleased with the rules for keeping a wife happy just issued by Mr. L. 0. Dilloan, a million arire railway director of Seattle. Wo h lngton (United States, America). who eayr: they are tle result of 18 years' experience '[lhe rules are as followe: Keep all pre-nuptial promises. Divide the newspaper and everything else. Keep a joint bank account. Go to the club no oftener than once c week. Have no dogs or pets of any kind. Call her on the telephone three times s day Whlon away from home write or tele graph daily. .Take her with you on businesse .and pleasure tripe. Be more polite to her than any otier woman oRemember that she likes flowers. swects, and1 books. Don't criticise lier hats and dresses BeD a gentleman to all women; a hua hand to only one. If you have only a slhilling you don't waste it when you spend it on ler. ' If you have been faithful in all ;hlite, generous. considerate, and ,kreing, a...
WEST'S PICTURE PALACE [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
WEST'S ' PICTURE PALACE -- -+-- At West's Picture Palace this week, there is a most interesting and diversified pro gratenme which should perfectly suit all their patrons. Every picture shown at this popular place of amusemenit is right up-to-date, and in most cases the exclu sive property of the theoatre. The star piicture on this prograsnmm is entitled Between Man and Beast," and when it is said that this film, unfolding a world of adventure and romance, is rawn up by the world-famous producers of 'Quo Va dis?" it will be needless to say that fult justice is done by actors aud operator to this sensational animal drama, It por trays amazing and thrillin ex rloits iII the Inldian jungles, sensational hunting scenes, and marvellous escapes of both man and beast. Many of the characters are taken by artists leading who appeared ill- "Quo Vadis?" including Signor Novelli (Viinitiiis), Signor Lupo, and Signor Guin clii. A beautiful scenic effect is that of a tour on the Simplon railway, ...
FURS PRESERVED BY COLD. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
- FUES PESELR EU BY COLD. When the "life" of a fur garmenit is considered in relation to its cost, the economical quality is a high one, particu larly to-day when science has effected so perfect a preserver as cold storage. This development of preservation, which actu ally arrests natural deterioration caused by evaporation of the natural oils in the leather and hair of furs in :temperate and hot atmospheres, apart from the im munity it provides against ravages by moth, prolongs the "life" of the cons-· modity in a wonderful degree. This ad vantage alone compensates for a great deal of the recent rise in values. Further. the depth of colour and gloss in the fur is more enduring by many years than. it was under the warehousing conditions of bygone days.
FLEMINGTON, 80 [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
: FLEMING'ON, 80. 'Stepohens, Wtlaer,• Angus, Pridlam ... 21 'iiamnisli, Eddy, Cussen, Oross ......... 11 Watson, Park, Gladwin, Iorris ... ... 1 Sutherland. Nelson. Urigg. Strieff ...... 29
SECTION 4. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
BECTION 4. Elsternwick v. Aberfeldie. ELSTERNWICK DISTRICT. 110. Johnson, Watts, Stott, Ross ........... 28 Claphlam, Iigram., Curtis, Hamilton ... 27 Somerville, Sinclair, Pennington. Niven 28 Cunningham, Edwards, H. P. Williams. Sarah ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 27
ESSENDON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ESSENDON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION The usual monthly meeting of the Es sendon Progress Association was held at the Bowling club pavilion on Monday. January 12th. tihe President (Mr. F. Yotti presiding over a fairly good attendance of members. A invitation was received froom theb oones Ponds People's Association to be present wat their next meeting, when it is proposed to have a discussion re at sep arate railway line to the racecourse ani shiow-grounds, also the necessity of saome thiug being done to the level crossings at Buclley street and Piscine street. The delay to traille is very fad, ani something will save to be donel very sno to lessorn tis trouble. It was agreed to accert tie invitation, anrd as uasy as piosible to ottenrd. 'tire secretory was instructed to write to the Esserrdo City Council, and also the councillors of te Esrsendon Ward, dradwirg their atterntion to some matters that have not been attended to. nA motiort lbdn. Grogar, that picture nights be a a means of raisin...
SOCIAL ST. MARY'S R.C. CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
SOCIAL + BT. MARY'S E.C. CHURCH. Tile parishionors of St. Mary's newly formed parian of Ascot Vale recently pureuases a block of land at the corner if. ierguson street and at. Leonards road. they nave erected on xt a commonious club room and billiard room, with a tho roughly up to date tennis court adjoin ing. The opening ceremony was per sosmed on Saturday by Mr. J. E. Fenton, M.P., who spoke at consiluerable length on tile good to be gained by such clubs. In tlo evening the grolunllds were brilliantly illuminated and decorated. Over 200 eat down to high tea provided by the ladies of the parish. St. Patrick's band, under Mr. P. Delaney. played selections during the evening. Fatier May, in introducing Mr. Fenton said Mr. Fenton really required no in troduction to tile people of this district as lie was so well andl popularly known. In fact, you had only to look at Mr. Fenton and see lie ias all honest nan. Mr. Fenton expressed the pleasure lie had in associltilg himself witl St. Mar...
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ESSENDON AND FLEMINGTON YEARLY PROVIDENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES -4----- T:hEXDUN AND FLEMIINGTON YEARLY Patu DllDat1T SOCIETY. The 20th annual meeting of the above society was hela in toe 'sekie street hail, dloonee Ponds, on Tuesday, the 13th Jan uary, 1914, at 8 psom., Mr. Win. atasoage, .e,.sint of the society, presiding. Thie secretary read the notices of meet ing, and the miinutes of the meeting of the previous society were duly read atd conlirmed opi the motion of Mr. F. R. Jackson, seconded by Mr. Lincoln. -The report of the secretary as follows was read and also the balance slieet and auditors' report received anmid adopted, on the msotion of Mr. Lincoln. seconded by A r. Outusill. SECRETARY'S RIQEORT. Ladies and Goutlemen, III presenting to you my report for the year ending Decemuber 31st. 1914, I beg to congratulate you ulpo another r ery suc cessiul year s operation. The income during the year ouounted to £587 its 3d, inicluding 2s 7d brought for ward. as against £535 Os lid for tue year eading IDecemnber 31, 1912. ...
THE GUN ESSENDON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
THE GUN ESSENDON CLUB. A large entry was received for tlhepig eon handicap of the Essendon Gun Club, and 29 shlootrs took part. At the end of 10 rounds Truran (2 noms). "Starling" (2 noms.), "Latteral.", "Ariel," T. Howell, •'Wonga," and "Newport" took out their stake. Shooting on Truran 2 .noms.). A.riel," "Starling" "Wonga," "Newport took out £1 more on the 15th round. A final division was made by Truran t2 noms.), 'Ariel," "Wonga." and "Starling. W. Truran shot magnifcently, and carned bloth noms. through, having 36 straight kills, and only using the second barrel on two occasions.
ASCOT VALE, 104. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ASCOT VALE, 104. Ward, Cole. Buckland, Coster ... ... 19 Bone, ichardson, Madden. Brigs .. ... Peplnrd, Bunn, S. ilTlonrsoi, lhaddock 33 Orr, Trennery, Anderson. Pratt ... ...3..
MOONEE PONDS, 71. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
MiOOVEE PONDS. 71. SlteCillIu, Collnorl. Swift, Dowlan ... ...25 \Villiituntouwil v. Ascot Vale B WILLIAMSTOWN, 85. Wood, Todd, Green, Turner ... . ... 21 ravell, (Crockford. Crawford. Hall ... ... 26 Harvey, Stovenloll. Breeze. Joseprhson 17 Parker, Pattcrson, Hick, Hiddle ... ... ... 21
ESSENDON. 87. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
SSS?NDON. 87. Stpllciins. Jenkin, Cox. Taylor ... 26 B1eard. Lang, Weare, Russell ... ..8.. .... 1 Blowltell. Goode. Showers, Barric ... ... 25 Kerr.- Birrell, Steel. Hill ... ... ... ... ... 18 l'ootscrzay v. Moollee Ponds. FOOTSCORAY. 117. Liversage. Howe. Smith. Wintle ... ... ... 38 I)nrilopn, ,4nodden, Crow, Enplish ... ... ... 28 Grillitlls Smith., logers., \allace ....... 31 U5. Xv. 5,eiO. I .oSt. c v. 2?Q 0k
ASCOT VALE, 82. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ASCOT VALE, 82. Smail, McClelland, Scott; Franklin ... 20 Joss, Begg. Paull, Hutchllinson ... ...... 16 Hayes, Fulton, Davies, Tliackwray ... :.. 24 J F. Robertson, Harris, Broadbent, Robertson ... ...... ... .. 22 Prince's Park v. Essendon. PRINCE'S PARBK. 102. EI-dwards, Oxhlde, Duggan, Normaud .. .22 Brewer, Sturrock, Llo.yd, Godden ... ...25 Wooliey Mitchell, Janclson, Lacey ...... 26 Watkins, Jackson, Birch, Bennett ...... 29
ABERFELDIE 69. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ABERFELDIE, 69. McIldloe. Guion, lHocking, Price ...... 23 Fraser, Peacock. 'McCutcheon. Grieve ... 10 Smith. Peacock. Cliff, lni .. . 15 Kemp. .Mclndoe, Newbold, Braithwaite 21 Hawthorn v. Ascot Vale. HAWTHORN. 92. Todd. Roberts, A. R. Dredge, A. P. Dredge ... ... .. ...... ... ..... ... 20 Uoorhead, Wigg, Dowlinsg, AMortley ... 33 KempI), Stintoll, Roche, Cossoar ... ...... .21 Prender, Woodard, Tate, Wickham ...... 18
MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ALAiUlil. 11. MOONEE VALLEY RACES. 14. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB. 18. SANDOWN PARK RACES. 21. MOONEE VALLEY RACES. 25. SUNBURY RACES. 28. ASPENDALE PARK RACES. Mr. M. P. Considine has arranged a good programme to be held at Sandown Park on January 31st. The chief event will be tle Sandown Park Handicap of 130 sovs, over one mile. As this is one of the most popular down-the-line courses, patrons 1always look forward to having a good afternoon's racing. 3There is a good deal of discussion at thile present time among sporting critics in reference to thle handicaps to be al lotted to the two champion two-year-olds in the Oakleigh Plate, namely Traquette and Woorak. Both have proved to be "fliers" and TraQuette is undoubtedly the s est filly seen for many a day. But if I were handicapping them in this race I would place them at equal weights. Alf Hart has received from the north eastern district a mare named Honey chest HIoneychest is a half sister to that smart performer Handyman. e H....