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Braybrook Valuation Increases. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
Braybronk V'alution increases. There is a marked increase in the n?w valuation '6of tilt Braybrook Shire. Figures submitted at thlie council meeting' show aIt total increase of £18,009 on the valuna tion: made three yearsn. ago. In the Bail way riding there is anl advance ot £8700 in values; and in the River riding £5893.. Country areas in Horsham and Southern ridings are least affected, one showing £2590 increoses and the other £901. The total annual ratable value of the pro perties within the shire is £56.004 under the now valiiation.
The Essendon Gazette Published Every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 29th JANUARY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
he . , . eitdoit eff Published Every Thursday Morning. THURSDAY, 29th JANUARY, 1914. Recently a steamer left Japan under the command of Captain S. Takoda, late of that country's navy, d:ll one of the secretaries of the Japanese Exploration Society. Hie has previousnely visited Europe America and Australia, and is accounted an officer of considerable experience and intelligence. It would appear that as Japan only permits self-supporting immnlni grants to settle in Korea, and as there are many ditllculties and inconvenient local conditions awaiting those who de sire to make Manchuria their home, it becomes necessary for the Japanese Gov ernmenlt, to seek some other outlet for the country's surplus population. It is probable that the vessel under the conl mand of Captain Takedis will round Cape Horn in the winter of 1914-15, and cruise along the coasts of the ArgentinO leRepub lic and Brazil. In cvnnctiont with this "voyage of discovery." the above conm mander has made some observation...
BROADMEADOWS SHIRE PROPOSED WATER SUPPLY SCHEME. PUBLIC MEETING HELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
BROADMEADOWS D SHIRE PROPOSED WATER SUiPPLY SCHEME. Per out PUBLIC MEETIN1 HIELD. qu( see A public meeting was held at the Glen- on. roy" Hail. Glenroy, on Frlday eveniug. co 27rd January. to consider a Ironposai to cot senure a water supply for Campbellfeld not North Cobnurg, Fawktnter. Gletnroy acnd fo troadineadows. There was a good attetn- I ur?e, and Cr. A. C. Giitb, president . sta Broadmcadows Shire. occupied tile chair. In The chairman explained that the object be of tile meeting was to consider the ques- cu Lion of securing a water suppnly for Cotpi- b biftield, North Coburg, Favkner, Glenroy to nod- Broadlneadows. Several mcetings iha. previously been held. froe which i. a-n uestion had been roeferred to tihe shair, ttl oounci. The council took the natter up. ro and called for a report from ir. W. At.s Pullart shire engineer, who substitteci nir is . report to a meeting of the couneilon 15111 Iln lust., and with i view of (iving tihe rate- ' pnyers in tihe proposed water a...
ODDS AND ENDS PSEUDO-LANGUAGE OF MONKEYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
ODDS AND ENDS -4- I'PSEUDO-LY?lGUAUE OF ,ONKEYS. onierning, the supposed language of an. thropoid apes, Professor Ibutan has re .CeLtLy, taken up teo question anrod arriver at a negative result. It will be reounm ocre? tuat Dr. Oarnlor camne to the con fclunion that mounoys have a language anslogous to human language and oexpres ulemiolvee by signs as well as by sounds .;lell they emit. According to Prolessor Soutani. thOur is only & dilference of de gree between this and human speech and not one of kind. lHe observed tie sounds made by a gibbon which he had caturedt wnen young, and his experiments cover more than ne years. He finds that the tlimal can.proauco only spontaneous and instinctive soundsmcorrespbnding to a state ,t satlsfactios or the like, or again to a state of uneasiness or fear. also great en estcmeunt, and the sounds do not appear to correspond to a real lainguage. but rather to wusat lie calla pseudo-language." Whileo nounds of real language are acquired by...
An Instructor Honoured. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
AnI Instructor Honoured. Mr. C. B. Levens, instructor at tile Prahb ranl anual T'raining Centre, wan hon oured by his large class of country teach ers, who have beeu studying under him dluring their Cllrm3tmas vacation. MLr. Jolllt iyatt, inspector under tile Educa lion Depiartment, introduced the lion. lonaldl Maclkinllon, Attorney-ieneral, wlho hatd klntly consented to inspect the work ;a1nd ott behalf of the students present Mr. Levels witht a piece of sliver plate as a tosre,i ot sle appreciation by the class 0l tIc enlicrt advice and assistsese. He (Mlr. lye-.., neas particsuIarly pleased to wel c.v e Mr. Mahckitnon to the Centre. Mr. .seitkinnon, who was cheered by the teach -rc. .said that his morning's visit had envinced him of the value of this branch s'r the work. No one could over-estimate : le importanc of the teacier's work, and ,o illustrations lie had seen, together with ,lie flat of their being performed during vacation time, showed that the students recogsised the i...
Open Air Band Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
Open Air Badul Coo cert, The Essendoi City Council B - air ;anlllll Concert will be held In'-. ?a;tl oil Ifiecdayr niiglt, ll11th e aL I ? Ceioct sharlp. .The tootsdray. Vcal aii (conductor, 3r. A. Nutty the Lice-?l?sgal laind (conductor. Mr.,L o,,itioj, ccIII marcit |rein the Me'oneej atatlon at 7.4a pim. T'ie following will also appear. viz.:--lr. Fred B .lrs. ill'leo, 31r. 'om Kinowles (tl? to-date cllaracter eomedianl, dr. Alt ; ? feld tile descriptive slngcr), and the'la velloUs Buslh larmonists (Mes-rs. Knowl, Rook and fraser). 'le adeiissiono: atuteas Cd. children 3d. Mr. J. C. Wilbly, tile secrotary, is akltillg ery complete arranngeellts for the concert. and itii to Lhe coeld thler will be a large amelt alien. .asic -losee.none lllnd does 0o0w lo Ltuo oe public once : : ar, an a ne proper uppport.
NEW DISH-WASHING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
\L~r jIb11.11xini\U 1Abi111'4t;. A simple typo of dish.waslhing nachline hos been invented and illaced onl the mar ket. This machine coldsists of a cylin drical metal tank. finished in aluminiun and mounted on four stoat legs witll can. tors to permit easy rolling about the kitchen or from kitchen to china closet. A pump placed in the centre of the tank. and operated by the lever at the top of the machine. works in such a way as to throw tile hot water is a strong stream against and among tile dishes. China is placed at the bottom of tile tank. all pieces being lmturned toward the centre and arranged to drain easily. while glass anlld silverware are placed ill ?a wire Ibasket near tile top of thle tank. After all pieces are in place. boiling water iso poured into the tank and sprinklod with soap powder, th lid is closed., and thei noneum haudnls t e umping operation is repented. rhoe diShes Ore sterilised y tlie hot water, and are so hot when tley conoe from the machine that tihey d...
BABY CRADLE FOR THE MOTOR CAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
hUl UHAJLb Foi THE MOTOR CAB. An exceptionally practical and ingcnious cradle arrangezllent is thle invention of a motorist, who, having both a car and a baby, sought far and wide for some means of conveniently and comfortably carrying one possession in the other. In tile mqUking of the cradle he used two wooden slate about 30in long, two cross pieces 18in long, two tension springs, a pillow, a mattress.-and 8ft of heavy cord. The cradle is suspended from thle rug r.ck on tile back of the forward seat, and from the left side door of tCle tonneaut.
SMILE SEED [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
SMILE SEED G(rocor's Assisttnt: "What is it you're grumbling at, anyhlow? D'ye lont the earth ?" - Fastidious Customer -"No. sir. I don't. Certainly not'-ia ties augur." "BIi: "'Cail you lend me £5 for o mouth. old boy?" "" Dix: "What the deuce does a month-old boy want with £5?" - A RIGHT TIERBE. "I knosw a man who is trying hard. to get a skeleton in his closet." "Is he crazy?" "No: lle's a- surgeon. - Visitor: "Hallo, Mike! What's that you have in the glass case?" Mike: "That's the brick I gpt up agin my head at the latt election.' aitor: "01t! Atd whait's that little flower on the top of it for?" Mlike: "That's a lower from the grave of the man that thsrew itl" WOULD BE DOING GOOD' "Young mass." said the solemn-fasced geutlemau to the urchin who was pulffing with all his might at a sigar, "let me warn you in time that that is a fright ful vice you are cultivating.'! "1 ain't afraid of it." ""Bit are you not afraid of bringing your father's hairs in sorrow to the grove?" - "'o. I...
JAPAN'S WIRELESS TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
JAPAN'S WIRELESS TELEPHONE. The announcement was nmade' som time ago that the Japanese Government had adopted a Ihome-invented system of wireless telephony, thle inventor being a Mr. Tori. kata, an clectrician. Theo now apparatus is said to be simple. asd to have a ranFe: of sixty.miles *'at present." which may be taken to mean that the inventor exapects to lengthen the range in the near future. An installation of the apparatus has been- ordered on all passenger lines re ceiving Government subsidies. Already threoe of the largest mail steamship com paniess ave installed it. and report a satisfactory servlc.