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Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Entertainment. The inmates of the Mental Hospital, oyal Pa~rk. were entertained by Mr. Al. bert Ivison' local party on WTednesday evening, 14th inst. when a varied pro gramme was greatly enjoyed by the pa tients of both sexes, several encores hav ingTto be responded to. A P eianoforte duet was played by Mlisses and N. Munt, songs and quartettes were con tributed by Misses. E M Davis M. East. wood. hA. Jennings.' A Jones. M. -Taylor and Messrs. A Ivison, C G..'Kelsall. J. Taylor and R. Tymms. Miss E. F. Peard was encored for violin solos, a similar compliment being plaid Miss Jennings and Mr:-Kelsall for a humorou duet., whilst Mr. G. Wheatley Quite captti ted tbe audi ence in his humorous songs. Miss M. Steel's recitation was also appreciated. The various accompaniments were taste fully played by- Misses .' .Tager, M. 'f.' Smith. and A. Wbeatley At the coiclu sion, of the Performancethe 'visitors were,1 'entertained at supper by the matron iMiss, Ousming) and Mr Owens, the latter pr...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
That there is a growing c'.rnc, ant all over the world with conditions gi cerationi of the past have readily accepted with perfect equanimity, is -a ma. *-r of common knowledge, and has .:cae-ed to evoke very much comment, or cause alyv thing like consternation. As for dissatis faction in respect to the remuneration of toil-both manual and mental-and the heartburnings whichl at times pretty well develop into "envy, hatred, and malice" regarding the unequal distribution of wealth-they are both familiar features of the age in which we live, and things we hear of and read about day by day. "The love of money is the root of all evil" wrote the Apostle, and certainly the "haste to be rich" is at the bottom of much of our modern turmoil and trouble. Gold is emphatically the God of the twentieth century, and the saying "money talks" is true at the present time in a :sense that could hardly be stronger. Yet the attitude of the multitude towards the rich ones of the earth is strangely two fo...
A NOVEL DISPENSARY POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
A NOVELI DISPENS\ARY POINT. One of. tii local lodiees is displaying rensidhable- concerI, anud leganl proceed ings havcylwen hinted at, because Slit snahd~espsbart of- the Footscray dispeis sary' dclined to give a patient a hair wash ordered byl his medical.;man. un less payment were made. According 'to statements made it was found necessary to administer to the patient in; question a powerful drug to prevent brain tron Ibles sanervening on influenza,- which: ldrug had a had effect on the hair. Then .6 me the necessity for a hair -tonic aind 1ie argssent of the lodger of which the >phfient is a member, in that the hair wash 'was required medicinally, just as If tih eses had been affected bY the drug.wuh atn e-e~luotion would probably have been. I required and ordered. The dispensary contention Is that hair-wash is outside the order of thin that the dispensary undertakes to provide: a kind of luxury indeed,- and that if a patient deoirds ito aid .to keep his hair on, so to speak, ...
"THE FOOTSCRAY INDEPENDENT." FOOTSCRAY QUITE A THIRSTY PLACE. BEER SUGGESTED FOR THE ASKING AT THE STREET TAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
THE FOOTSCRAY INDEPENDENT. FOOTSCRAY QUITE A THIIRSTY PLACE. BEER SUGGESTED FOR THE ASKING AT TIlE STREET TAPS. Members of tihe Footscray Political La= ior Leaglec are exercised in mind over the fewness and general enworkablesess of thie water tahs in the streets and a resolutioi wat carried on the motion of Stessrs. Day and Quinn at their meeting on. Ttesday, that. the Council be osked to provide inorp taps as well as street oani tary conveniences. One member suggest ed that such a motioii would come better tfromt the temperance organisation. btut 1the mover sternly reminded tthe member that. they were not there to delegate any dluty to. aiother body whichlth they saw for themselves. Another member joess lsrlv remarked that the street foontaitts might. te etharged with matt antd hops. but it view of the fact ttat thle Cotn cit's revenue was liktelt to be cortaied by time reditction of the rate, withdrew his suggestion. The general impression giv en by the discossion was tmat Footsc...
FOOTSCRAY DISPENSARY. CURTAILS WOOL AND LINT ISSUE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
FOOTSCRAY DISPENSTARY. CtrT.AILS WOOL AND, LINT ISSUE. Tihe membership of tih instituti ncon tinues " to make satisfactory progress. the average number of members on the hooks of the institution for the half-year was 6,167, being an increase of 154 members. In regard to the. business transacted, the total number of packages sent out iwas 6,214, giving an a verage 9.9 er (Bpjj-gBddsbut'ilnsu pu'u· rMulvu0 ',a0tv buef tTw output oflbot wool and lint whissh they considered were going out too freely to be- eiter profitable or neces sany, and to this end issedte a iotice to the various medical men in tihe district: -"Tlhat in future only sin allowancc of holb of wool and l lint Tiould e actloaed eree to any member, excelt ill spec-ial cases, wtich were to bte so marked in prescription book; otherwisc if larger quantities were ordered, the member would be requlred to pay for suino at tihe wholesale list price. This decisios ap pears to hiave hadi a salutary effect in stopping the leakige,...
COLLECTING RATES IN TWO MOITIES ADVOCATED. TO SAVE OVERDRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
COLLECTING RATES IN TWO MOITIES ADVOCATED. TO SAVE OVERDRAFT. In ptaee of the old system followe: slavishly for so many years by the coon cillors of building up an overdraft fron October to JTune to pirovide for curren expenses. the collection of rates half yearly would provide a fund of ready toneo to carry out a systematic policy of public works. It is readily incler stundalhe that .when it coUncilor, seet the overdraft standing at £5000 or' £600 in February that hle is not going It move that any large undertaking slhall he put in hanId. 0n iatiter tor hwgreat tl need. There is something essentially business-like in collecting rates half searl. For one thing it would save tie council £250 on overdraft interest. Tlic Metropolitai Board andl thie Melbourne City Council collect their rates half-year ly, and keep going on a continuons pot icy of liublic iortks. One can imagine what the position would be of the man in ordinary business who allowed his nc. counts to accumulate andl coll...
REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
REVISION COURT. The court sat as a Revision Court for the Melbourne North and Melbourne West Provinces of the Legislative Council. The three registrars, Messrs. E. Shattock (At; cot Vale), G. 0. L. Marrison (Moonee Ponids), and W. M. Jewkes (Essendon), all appeared and produced the rolls for re vision. There was only one alteration. viz., one struck off the Melbourne West roll. All the rolls were certifled to.
ESSENDON POLICE COURT Before Dr. Martell (chairman), J. D. Graham, R. Kerr, A. E. Young, and Cr. Henderson (Mayor), justices. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ESSENDON POLICE QOURr$T ~-4---. Beforo Dr. Martell (clhairuau), J. D. Graham, R. Kerr, A. E. Young, tnid Cr lueuderson (Mayor), justices.
Injured While Diving. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Injured While Diving. John Streeter. aged 13 years. who lives with his parents in Charles street. Ascot Vale. was yesterday so badly bruised and lacerated about the abdomen and chest that hio had to be taken to the Children's Hosuital by a St. John ambulance. He dived into the Saltwater River at Ascot Vale. and struck a rock. which caused thel injuries.
BEAUTIFYING THE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
BEAUTIFYING TIfE RIVER. Steady prdress is being made by tbe Foot cray Park Beautificatibxi Committee in the direction of making the park at tractive to residents, and that the effort is appreciated is shown by the increas ingly large numbers of people who visit the place, especially on Sunday after. noons. Thanks to the good offices of Mr. H. Byron Moore, the committee recently secured from tbe V.R.C. the artistically. designed weighing house and stewards' room tbat for years did dpty at Fleming. ton, slid this has been re-erected inl two sections; one portion forming a corfor able caretaker's cottage occupied by Mr. Hambleton, assistant gardener to the Footscra Couicil. tihe other air orntate band rotunda sol refreshimient kiosk. The sork of removal and re-erecion cost tihe committee atbouit £150, liut tie money has been well silent as the buildings are worth fully £500 snd are s distinct as set to the pack aiid mulnicipality. Natu rally tire committee, which depends upon public su...
OUR CONTEMPORARIES "THE FOOTSCRAY ADVERTISER." ESSENDON TO WILLIAMSTOWN TRAMWAY PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
DOUR CONTEMPORARIES "THE FOOTSCRAY ADVERT1IBER." ESSENDON TO WILLIAMIITOWN TRAMWAY PROPOSAL. Tile longer the. roposal to provide tram ways between Essendon and Williams town, via Faotscray, is delayed the lesi chance there is of the scheme ever being gone on with. In 1916, two years from ttow. the cable trains. of Melbourne and suburbs wsill- tall into the hands of some central public authority--either munici pal or governmental-and when that lhap. Pens all new proposals will have to be sanctioned and carried out by that body. But in taking over existing tramways the authority entrusted with them will be in duty bound to take over all tram way schemes the promoters of which ap pear to tmean business, and it is therefore necessary that the councils concerned sholdl get thleir pro osals ans well for ward as possible. The conference which met two or three times made itself a bit ridiculous by selecting all out of the way and round-about route that no salle; business-like eppert would e...
FOOTSCRAY FOOTBALL CLUB. DISGUSTED OFFICERS CONTEMPLATE RETIREMENT. IS THE GREED OF PLAYERS THE CAUSE? [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
FOOTSCRAY FOOTBALL CLUB. DLSGUSTED OFBJCERS CONTEMPLATE RETIREMENT. IS THE GREED OF PLAYERS THE 'CAUSE? According to inlpired press reports tlhe Footscray Football Club is threatened. as it was similarly threatened last year. with the loss of three important oflicers in Messrs. A. Greenwood (secretary), A. Turnrer (treasurer). and V. B. Hyatt (as sistant secretary), and tirer is no doubt that their places will be hard to fill. Probalbly, if it is the Intentionr of tIe gentlemen to retire from the positions they have held with considerable success. they have good reason for their action, but the excuse put forward-that they are discouraged by the lack . of financial as sistanc by supporters o -the etulu-is one that is hardly fair to supporters. Thonuglh the oflirial gures hve not yet been published, it will probably be found that ths Footscray club had more revenue last season than any other Association club, arid in those riorumstances to say thtat sutplporters of tIhe club wanted t...
AN EXPANDING REVENUE. FOOTSCRAY'S NOVEL SCHEME OF ECONOMY. COUNCIL EMPLOYS NATURE'S SCAVENGER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
AN EXPANDING REVENUE. FOOTSCIAY'S NOVEL SCHEME OF ECONOMY. COUNCIL EMPLOYS NATURE'S SCAVENGER. There are some ratepayers who can not understand how it is that, if the affairs of the city were effectively ad ainistered five years ago on a gross rev enue of £18,000, the press advocate of high vtluations and high rates contensts that it is now inopossible to dto practical ly the same work on a as 4d rate, that. with othler income will realise ia revenue this year of £34,000. Peottle have been unkind enough to unthinkingly aver that tie reason is that money is fritteed away, but tthere are, to confouind tlIs allegation, evidences on alt sides ef ecqo omlost moansgemenst. Take the work of street swveleing for instance. Years ago the council perotitted its staff to not ont, ly sweel the channels. hbt to go to tte explense of carting the sweelings away rut it seens that this wtil wholly oir negessary: and to-d:iy aivantage is takles of tau strong winds that blow to io tMe remonving. An ins...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
EDUCATIONAL. - PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Formerly A.V. GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL Nos. 8 and 47 CEmACER ST., MOONEE PONDS. Efficient Staff of Trained Teachers. Large and well-ventilated Scihoolroomus. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and Painting: Hiss TiIIKETT, First-class Cer tificate, South tens.nugton; Prize-taker Na tional Gallery; First-class Certificate. Edu cation Department. Music. Miss Jelfs, A.L.C.M., Mr. JAGERO M.SV., Registered Secoldary Teachers a: Music. Singing, Miss E. IRVINE. Physi gal Culture, Messrs. Bielke-Petersen Bros. Principals: Hiss SPRtIUG. First-class 'Trained Teacher, Educatios Department and Melbourne University MISS LIMEHOCK, M.A. Miss Sprigg at home thle last Thursday it eachl month. First Term begins Thursday, 5th February BLINKBONNIE LADIES' COLLEGE AEDMILLAN.ROAD, WEST, MOONEE PONDS. Principal, 31idd MORRIS. Certificate: Honours Melbourne University. Day School and Kindergarten. Boys under 10 received. Registered Secondary Teachers. Classes for Drawing and Pain...