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Railway Passengers and Cattle Trucks. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
lRailway Passengers and Cattle Trucks. Railway passengers travelling on the near-suburban holiday lines com plain bitterly that; after having :piid first class fares, they were invited to step into cattle trucks, with all the discomforts, plus the cattle stink. Some refused to use their tickets, and indignantly demanded their, dpurchase. at face value from` the ticket sellers. Others submitted to the- inposition;'. But those who did not use their tickets have been writing indignant -letteis in "the voices of the morning;" aver ring that, as the IRailway aDDalrtmenit has travellers fined for riding- on- sec- ond class tickets in first class carriages, then it would bi a:fair propositioin that the department should be:prose cated and fined for imposnig upon first class passengers by -requiring: them to ridlo in third class rolling stock.
Ladies' Clothing. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Ladies' Clotlhing. Mrs. Ilyem-has moved friom Mount Alexander road, Monoce Ponds,' to 29 PIackl street, where she has opened a corset parlour and ladics'jd.Cl:ti drous' depsr,"': CosCv r'-o a spe ,it ci5~ a Inl l.'fare fitted. Mrs. wt r't to troe rienis at the cnw ad ;vuegrr' lintoB trolerow. htfQ df 0 ebic uburban vellhicles for electrificntion. we twitlh the advent of electrification, be cotn. verted into trailers. The totw vehicles to he built ill he provided witl electric to tore. 'lThe intention is also to build 200 eors of the eomfortable Pelt calr. vetlltu als', after tlhe other previout'l etoioned m'oseme:tts have been aeero-lshed. It is intenoted to use all the lpresont modern bogie sotek for tiLe purposes of elrctritica tioIt Tlits' will save u gle.et idel of cx pol?e. Wi'th electrification it is ilntenlded. to increase the travelling speed fromu tb miles to 21 miles ,an hour. Then the Ire toneScy of the services may be increased by 29 per cent. above ordlinarsy steam trac...
Motor Road Hogs. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Motor Road lHos. Tie following, from the "Footscray [Independent," has, perlhaps, as much application to Esseldon's main road Imotor conditions as to those prevailing in the suburb of our contemporary: "'fhe regulation of lmtor cars is a matter, whiclh will have to be taken into earniest consideration by the local coincil. A railway locomotive is crib hod, cabined, and confined iwithii fences, but the driver of a motor car, oftein flying at the pace of a railwiay train, can skip along our thoroughfares secure in the knowledge that there is nothing to hold him. Ballarat and (tGelong roads, as main thoroughfares to importanLt Olltlres, are much use by the car men, and a few of them not particular as to speed have been ex tremely careless as to the rights of p&lt;leostrians. Time and again stories aro !iarratodl of lhairbreadltl escapes from the wilder kind of car men, and in a few instances actual physical hirt has been caused. There is auothCer a. peiet whieh should part cula...
MILITARY MATTERS CADET RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
MILITARY . MATTERS OADET RIFLE SHODOTNG. The -Ascot; Vale Senior Cadets (Training Area 5SBU1 can probably lay claim to bcing the pioneers in lorrung a rine club pra perry cousttniLed anul under their own muanagement, and of carrying out a sue Ceianil progr.nam e of matcnes extending over the liet nllne montha. TeioAscot Vo?e- Seuior Cadet life Club. wite Lieut. J- \. ?ipidna as its captain,. wan formed on April lst. 153. and insmti tuted daily handicap matches. shot unuer then same conditions as Sensor Bills Clubs. Prizes were provided by Captain f. W. Welis and omcers of the Area, and by par onta and trendi of the cadets interested. The champlonisip scratch and handicap aggewnites. eocu ueinr the bent six senots in nine matcnes, were the two "main matches in the programme. The cham pionship was won by Cadet -A. Tilley with a creditable scare of 17 of a possible 210. ie also headed the list for the handicap aggregate with a score of e0n, Including hanoacap, of a possible 210 but, un...
SUN BLINDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
............ .. . .÷ . .÷ SUN BLINDNESS. Mountaineers are atoll aware of that inflammation of the eyes that is cus?ed by the reflection of sunlight on the snow. Swmo people 0neo h ae erlenced the trouble in a modified dere after or during a visit tothb sa. f the weather hue been eexceptionally brilliant. There is. in fact. m real danger in' too much exposure of the eyes to th lt reflected from the urface of theo wtitor. Light is composed of long wnaves which give the oentatiort if heat, short o000 l which give rise te. hemiecal actioe, aid the intermediate nee i seeonsatione we inow is w"lig cht io hort aves, parteiot gai the ones, is ine 0u11 bhiodneot or ~iiOhthnlitnlt~len~.0ie~to~n n.i ti elal h fDOn 'At T MI
PARS FROM ALL PARTS SWEETS AND ALCOHOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
PARS" FROM: ALL PARTS - ---+--- SlEETS A.ND ALCOHOL. The young man who shows a liking fom sweets ought to make at least a sober husband. accordilng to a London doctor. who has supplied omen intereeting reflec' lions on lho elcreasiug eonslmlption of sugar and its relation to the "drink pro blem.' 'lihat the English are consuming more sugaer per family is revealed by tile follwlowg figures. showing the number ot pounds cued per family:--19056, 564; 1910-11. 40J; 191112,. 417. The doctor said: Our annllaly ilncrelasng eonasumption of sugar Is the natural solution of the great na tional liquor problem. The more sugar men eat the less alcohol they drink. T'ie ravil g for sugar is veory similar to that for aloohol. if a man's sugaer aplpetito is kept satisfledl hie is much leas likely to develop an alcohol appetite. A most en gouraging sign Is that at the most critical age. say from oventeen to twonty-tws, whoen their permanent tastes are develope lng. young men seem fonder of sweetrs tn...
OLLA PODRIDA POMMY SPEAKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
OLLA. PODRIDA -----4--- POMMY SPEAKS. Here is a graphic narrative of what itigrantst-har odone and do for the U'nitedl States:- I amn tile imnigrant. Since the dawn of creation 111 rest. lek? feet have beaten new piaths acrIs. the earth. 3.y uneasy biariue has to(sed on all .seas. My wanderlust was born of the cear iog for more liberty and t beiter wage for the sweat of mty face. I looked towards the United States with eyes kindled by the fire of anmbi tinn and heart qltickened with new born hope. I alpploaltehed its gates with great cx I entered in with line hopes. I havo shouldered Iye burden as ti,. Aimterican man of all work. I ciitrihuto eighty-fie per tett. of :all1 tlho .labour in the slaughitering aIld meat-piacking industries. I do seven-tenths of the bitlinoilus coal mining. iI do .reiety-eight per" cenL. of al1 ihe work in the wooden mills. I contribute nine-tinths of all the h:hiour in the cottini niills. I lumake iinne-twenttieths' of all thli clothing. I manufacture mo...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
- -:THUMBS UP From "Sydney Sunday Sun." tOrO·dte During the preeaet strike of wrater.side worners io auv atianu,. one of tie lulu )Mrs, ?vno teas lee,1lug very dry alter a great deal or elourlnullg, attjoUlnlled to a UnrtrlLy LIOtel. Lod2 heer. he demantded. 'teo oatman platced the beer ill front of the lauwer. thi teot IL uant oand seot d it Olf at a gulp. I!eyt ?nru's the motey for that beer? Alboey? I ain'L gEot any money, raid thre tlursty one. ',ae arulana stooped downr and gripped a rtlly oC revtolver Whitc hCe kept thIere. Sprr?gian ouser ite renter he lcreller tle eovee,er ar tue lamper b neat. to you e terhatnr bald ithe biarmian. nes. said uCe iamper; whato iu It? that's a renover: said tie barman. A revolrer; is that aln? said thie lumper. My Cod. you did givo me a fright. I thougtIL it was a netw kind of etorrachi pump! Win. MIichie, c.o 42 Sussex street, Wet lington ln.Zt Whtat have you to say for yourself? atsk Sa tIhe pnce magistrate or tre tare--eora. tog.woman WOO n...
CITY OF ESSENDON ESTIMATE FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER, 1914. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
CITY OF' ESSENDON ESTIMATE FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBDER. 1904. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS. ank Balance.. ............ £7 li~ttes Arrears ... ...... ........ . ieile/ea OA uaa8s ... .Jl ral u.nrbea lurrent and Arrears .. b .ale of Pal s ............ .. .. .. .. .40 r-parng arrears ... l'ar-aring ( es authorised) ... 170 Lnes -Arrears ... ..... . . Private Streets Arrears . .. Private Cr ngs ... . .... . 14J l'rsvae Woras interest ...... .. 20 \Wel?,t6 and Measures eens..... 1 Dog Negsltratlon ees.. 4." 4J SnUary Lsa ens ees .. . Licensing Act 1O a Fund ....... 4 lIara"n and Garuens Grant..... ... 100 Fin?us and Costs ............. . 20 town llall tLewt ... ........ 160 Ielt Reserves and Cottage. ... 37 Street rerndts SUpervision ........... 90 lire of .oax Boiler................... 260 aile o oeta ........... .. ... 2.600 ticelltanous ............... .. ... 20 Loan siora Supervision .............. 373 noard ot ±'uu,e klealtlh (LD. Hop. Patients) .......................... .. 150 Inter...
ROOFING-IN PLAYING FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
ROOFNG-IN PLAYING FIELDS. To protect baseball and other ath letic fhelds from rain and avoid post ponement of games on, account of 'wet grounds," two St. Louis (U.S.A.) inventors have devised and patented a cover that may be spread over the field when it is not in use. The cover is arranged in two forms to be used with or without a grandstand. , In one form cables are run out from drums under tne eaves of the grind stand and -anncored beyond the ' t side baseline; a canvas or tarpaulin cover attached to hangers sliding on the cables, making a sloping roof over the field. In the other sorm the cover is supported by a steel mast and swinging boom placed near the field. When the boom is swung out over the field a tent in the form of a pyramid or cone is let down and anchored with its edges outside the baselines. In either form the cover can be quickly .spread over the field or cleared away by electric power.
SAFETY OF STEEL CARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
--Qý}- SAFETY OF STEEL CARS. In the event of a heavy collision, wooden railway cars fail, either by going entirely to pieces or by one of the massive and otrong underfranles mounting upon anotier, and shearing the superstructure of the lower car entirely from its base. Wooden con struction has the disadvantage that, although its strength to resist tie first shock is great, once it has given way it offers but little progressive re sistance to the crushing and rending energy of the collision; whereas the tough metal of which steel cars are built, nuot only offers a much greater roesitance to tly first shock, but, after the car or cars have begun to give way. the material still puts up a stub born fight to retain
SUNBURY WATER TRUST [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
SUNBURY WATER TRUST -4----. A meeting of the above was hold in tiie Mlechanics' '-JIHll subseequont to the coon cit meeting. Present: Crnrs. Branlgan (in the chair), Ford, Starkie, lBuckley, and -O'Bileu. Correspondence. S. E. Bailey; Rupertwood.rButter Fac tory. complaining of the. poor suppltf in the township; the pressure'at times get ting s low as Idw 101bs. :nHeunked that -bet ter supervisiot be taken by tho Trust . o prevent irrigation by the residont. Cr. Buckley said he noticed a letter in the "Sunobury News." complaing. of the shllortao of -water. and here wan a letter on the sarnme subject Could the secretary explaint the matter? Tie secretary said it was evidently it, rtneeoquonce of the Trust not giving its slscer instructions to keep a sharper look out for the waste ot water. as was sneal Sc dan o ot seoson et in. le thous as oa good t!epply, est it he ignorance of most Londoners of historic treasures and ancient Idings full of objects of the greatest iquarian interest ...