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Essendon Rifles. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Essendon Riles. We have for sale at the office of this paper, a supply of membership badges for the Citizen's Committee of tie Essen dloni Rifles. The badges are dark olive green in colour. the letterpress in gold, and the prico is one shilling each. T'he Mayor of Essendon is president. It is desirable that asmany members as pos &nbsp; sible should form tho committee, and the badge is a very neat decoration signify ing membership of a most worthy move ment.
SALES BY AUCTION Tullamarine WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28. At One o'clock sharp. Clearing Sale HORSES, PLANT, IMPLEMENTS, VEHICLES, MANGER HAY. TANKS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
SALES B Y AUCTION &nbsp; Tullamarine &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28. At One o'clock sharp. Clearing Sale HORSES. PLANT, IMPLEMENTS, VEHICLES, MANGER HAY, TANKS, ETC. H. S. K. WARD, under instructions from Mr. Geo. Mansfield' (who has disposed of his property), will SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION on the property, "QUEEN LEIGH," Bulla road, 9 miles from Mel bourne, on the above date, The whole of his well-equipped farming plant, implements, horses, vehicles, tanks, etc., as follow: 2 draught geldings. I medium draught colt, rising 4 years. 1 pony, 3 years, unbroken, about 13 hands. I white pony, suitable for children. 88-gallon "Daisy" separator. Hay lorry, pole and sHafts (F. Wright, builder). . " hay dray, hooded buggy, with shafts and pole complete. Rubber-tyred jinker; tlree-furrow disc plough (Mitchell). Double-furrow plough, set of harrows, seed-drill (International). Cultivator and seed-sower (Massey Harris'. Two reaper and binders (Massey.Harris,. lowing machine, 6fft. (...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
J. SUTTON CASH BUTCHER 73 PUCKLE STREET, MOONEE PONDS BEST QUALITY OF GOODS. PRICES GUARANTEED 1d PER LB. BELOW ANY OTHER BUTCHER. BREAD DELIVERED THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT. ALL GOODS FREE FROM ADULTERATION &nbsp; Iflu 6 NAPIER STREET, ESSENDON WHIEATEN MEAL BREAD A SPECIALITY. PIUNICS. SOCIALS SPECIALLY CATERED FOR. YOUR PATRONAGE RESPECTFULLY SOLIOITED. THE LATEST BURGLAR PROOF VENTILA TING LOCK Householders can leave any window open0 day or night, with perfect safety. Price, * - WI LLIA M McK.GORDON IRONMONGER, t.. 12 NAPIER STREET, ESSENDON . u U r. m;AE.. .iuin unU Beautiful Pascoe Vale. ` ? Sweet Pascoe Vale I* Peaceful Pascoe Vale Buy a GARDEN PLOT for 2/- per week, and Solve the Housing Problem. ' 66ft x 180, 10/- per foot. Deposit, £1; Balance 2/. weekly CONSIDER THIS OFFER CLOSELY c ? Remember Pascoe Vale, 350ft. above Sea Level. Its Atmosphere Dustless.? S Restful, Stimulating. Your Sleep as Deep as River's Saug. Plans and Particulars- -I FRANK GEACH, 127 Queen Stre...
THUMBS UP [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
THUMBS UP rrom Sydney Sunday Suit. s 1gstrate: "You broke a mantelpiece ornament" on your wifes lhead. What have you got to say for yourself?" Prisoner: "It was a pure accsident." Magistrate: "Ain accident. What Dfidn't you inteind to hit your wife?'" Prisoner: "Yes; but I didn't meaxi te break the ornament." Annie Morris, 69 Harris street, Pyrmont. An Irishman went out to hunt one day, and the first thing hlie saw was a bird sitting on' fence. He blazed away, and then walked over to pick up the victim. \Nist he' happened fo flud there was a dead frog. iwhich ihel r.ised at arn's length' Looking at it with a panzzled air. finally he remarked, "sYell, but ye was a deuce of a foine-looking .bird before 01 'ew the fitllers off o' ye!" Leon Phillips, c.o. 88 Brisbane street, City, -A country parson oult Orange way .wa illustratisg to at sick bhisclkfellow the bliss' ful future that awasited all good nigger. up above. Jacks was told that in heaven lie would, be: ive.n - .pir of wings. wi...
BABY CRADLE FOR THE MOTOR CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
BABY CRADLE FOR THE MOTOR CAR. An exceptionally practical and ingcenious cradle arrangement is thle invention of a inotorist, who, having both a car aInd a baby, sought far and wide for some lleans of conveniently and comfortably carrying one lossession in tile other. Ill tihe making of tile cradle he nsed two wooden slats about 30in long, two croso piec 18c lin long, two t1ensiol sl) rgs, or pillow, a mnattress, and 8ft of heavy cord. Thile cradle is suspended from tile rtg rack ol the back of tile foroard seat, and from tile left side door of the tolnneanu.
INTERESTING PARS NOVEL GERMAN TYPEWRITER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
INTERESTING PARS ÷ NOVEL GERMAN TYPEWRITER A tyspewriter of new design which is now being introduced in Germany widl appear strange and probably impractical to tile users of standard machines. A" lsechanism within the eaeinig which is controlled by tile vertical rod over tile koyboatrd, operates tile type cSlindter. shlftilg or rotating it ilto )ositlon for striking the letter. In operation, the vertical rod is shifted with the left hand over eact letter, as required, and tihe letter is struck with thie right hand by mleanlls of one of the keys at the front of the inachine.
AUTO TYRES OF HORSEHAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
AUTO TYtES OF HUORSEHIAIR. An automobile tyre made of compressed horsehair has been brought out by a French inventor. Tihe horseb?air is m-de inlto sheets or bands, and wounl around a core, whlich may be of either solid or hollow metal, the wholo being coveredr with canvas. The purpose of this inven tion is to provideo resiliency withlout the use of al rubber air tube.
NEW DISH-WASHING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
NEW DISH-oWASHING MACHINE. A simple type of dlish-washing machine hIsa been invented andl placed oh the mar ket.. This machine corisists of a cylin driedl metal tank. finislhedl in aluminium and mounted onl four stout legs with cas tors to permit easy rolling about the kitchen or from kitchen to chint, closet.. A pump placed in the centre of the tank. and operated by the lever at the top of the mnachine, works in such a way as to throw the hot water in a strong stream against and among thile dishes. China is placed at the bottom of the tank. all mieces being turned towsard the centre and arranged to drain easily, while glass a.nd silverware ,are placid in a wire basket ilear th leto of ti tank. After all psieces are in ilace, boiling water is Isured into the tank and sprinkled sith soap posier, the liil is closed, anld the pump handle is workedl for oiio or two minutes. The suds are thens dravn off through a faucet at tie- bottom, scalding rinse water is poured into the tauk. anid t...
Stoker Scalded. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Stoker Scalded. Jolhn Trevan, aged 55 years, of Burton crescent,Ascot Vale, a stoker emplloyed at t i MCtelbOLrne (las \Works, lnear thle Aus tralianl wharf, was assisting to draw the coke thlronglh cookers on Saturday night when hle fell backwards into boihlng water. lie was severely scalded up to the waist. T'he I St. John ambulanulce took him to the Melbourne Hospital.
A New Drill Room. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
A New Drill Room. 'IThe formal olpeling of the Colurg' Drill hadl, in JIeyriard Itoatl, tile finet about tellltoUrllt. It bre11ll xedl for Sa1turday. I'coruary 21. Senattor Mlillen, Minister for Ielellce, halis ItrOlllied to perform the oltnitig ceoremnouy, but in the event of hi; absellnc fron tlte Stete, thle State eon Iathtide nt (Colonel Pertiell) will olliejete. There will be a battalion Itartde of cadets of thile 59thl area, andt the band of the 60ttl Regiment will also be Ireselnt.
MONTROSE AERODROME. DEVELOPMENT OF £12,000 SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
MONTROSE AERODROME. DEVELOPMENT OF £12.000 SCHEME. Steps are already being taken by the Wag Office for the construction of . range SofPbuildings on aeontroso.Links providing housing accommodation for the large num ber of aeroplatnes to be attached to No. 2 Squadron- of tho Royal. Flying Corps after the' -transferenoce' of -the base from Upper :Dysart to thie Links. - ",'Schedules have been issued inviting .builders- to contract for the erection of three huge corrugated iron sheds, each .measuring 210 feet by 65 feet. and about 27feet high to the apex, thle avfs being 15 feet from the ground. Concrete piling will be used for thefoundaions, wlile the walls and roofs will be lined throughout on the inside iwith asbestos cement sheet ing, whicil will both make for safety fromi fire, and ensure a wnnarmer interior. Csone crete will also be used for the floors, while provision will be made. inside.for a dress cog room for thcl pilots. Each shed, which till' hold six or sever aeroplanes, w...
Carpenter and Joiner. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
ipuriuter amll Joiner. Attention is called tp the advertisement of R1. L. Price, arpenuter and joiner, of 3&0 Rount Alexander Road, Ascot Vale, whose private address is 34 OrmnonI Road, Ascot. Val. lr. P'rice is a well known and reputable, busine.sa llan, and prepares Iplai and( does repairs. A speciality is mNado of joinery work.
GENERAL NEWS BRITISH FLIGHT RECORD. MONTROSE AIRMAN'S GREAT FEAT. 640 MILES IN 7½ HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS -4----- BRITISH FLIGHT RECORD. MONTROSE AIRMAN'S GREAT FEAT. 640 IILES IN 71 HOURS. Captain Loncroft, of No. 2 Squadron of .he Royal Flying Corps, .stationed. at Mo?itrose, recently set op a new re cord in army aeronautics by flying from the base at Upper Dysart to Portsmouth and back to Soath' Farnborough, a dis tance of between 630 and 640 miles, in the non-stop time of seven hours fifteen min utes. It may be recollected that on August 16tll, Captain Longcroft, accompanied by Colonel Sykes. broke tile world's record for distance witlh s passenger. On this oc casion hle'flew from Farnborough to Hont rose with doe stop at Alntmosth. The rstpart of hlis journey constituted tile The fllghtt on Saturday, it may be staited, was not undertaken as ab merely spec taular event, but waIs proceeded with only after. due deliberation. His machine, a British Experimental' biplane (No. 218), fitted'with a 70 hi.p. Renault engine, capr able'of maintaining a speed approxinat ing to 100...
QUAINT JAPANESE BELIEFS HOW TO CATCH A ROBBER! CRIBBED FROM LAFCADIO HEARN. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
QUAINT JAPANESE BELIEFS 110W7 TO CATCH A tOBBlER! :CRIBBED FROM LAFOADIO IIEARN. fLafesdio Hearn, in a collection of short stories called "Kwaidan," gives us de. lightful .-peeps into Japanese customs and sunerstitions-some of them charmingly inpooent, and pleasing, otlhers grotesquely conceived, as the incidents of a night mare. One .quaint belief is that the soul of a living person may wander abouit in the form of a butterfly, and should one of these irisects flutter ilto your guest-room ntd perch behlind tlhe bamboo screen, the person you love best in all the world is cosing to see you. (But hsow msany dis sP?ointmentts you will suffer untless thte lov.d one live next door!). Maosquitos, as is most fitting, are the 5ouls? of tile wicked, forced to wander tllrousbh space as penance for their mis deees- This idea probably arose from the 4)uatela of supplying water in .the Budd • ds.emeteries for. the ose.of the dead. BefrWre ttlt mosnuments of damyos, or in. itue~tiM people large t...
Pleasant Sundays. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Pleasant Sumndays. T'I'o Ascot Valo and iNoolneo Ponds P'.A.3. irotlierhod will hold their usuma ile,.i.l. Sltund(ay iaftirllooll at 3 o'clock nexI sa-IndIav in the Masonic Hall, Ascot %-4i, wuun Air. J. u. .lembrey, M.X.A. will deliver ani address, and tile soloist will bo Mliss tEarle-Simnisollr. There will be , lfull orullestral band of 20 perlorm ers. 'ilhe hew clillr rooms anah institute at Gleuithorlue College will be opened on Saturday next at 7.30.
BUYING & SELLING INTERESTING POINTS OF LAW ON THE SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
BUYING & SELLING INTEBESTING POINTS OF'- LAW ON THE SUBJECT. ''thsi average man is under tile impres '·lon that ..whlen- he buhs a thing'--isouch on a piano, or furniture, or anytling movable-it does not bcome Iris proper F until hfe has paid- his. money and got -the article home safely. It would surprise him to know that it is often the case that tVae article be longs to him, and is his absolute pro pirty, perty, as soon as- ever a bargain has been struck and agreed upon, with out tile article beig touched at all. Yet thallt is thie fact. It is one of the peculiar anomalies of tile law. -For instance, suppose- you go ilto a piano shop, and, looking at the stock,you 'l,?aney ' particular nile. You say, "How -mtilehf'" T'he salesman replies, "Forty guineas." You say, "I'll take it." This is a complete transaction; the p is yours. It is not necessary that you Sshould carry the piano away before it becomes yours. It is your property. True, you a-re the'debtor for its price: but...
Sale of Dairy Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Sale of Dairy Cattle. W. I. Weilson, auctiolneer, is tdvortised to sell on 'Tuesday, 10th February. at 10ll., ait tile ?earvello Dairy, Plattison street, loonee Ponds, 15 slpecially selected dairy cows ill full prolit, 6 cows Is erin gerse, and 2 Jersey bulls. Tile cattle are all youlg ald seletted, alld are being sold in consequence of tile ill-health of Mr. 1. 06'.ra