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OUR FREE SELECTION SLANG ORIGINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
OUR FREE SELECTION SLANG OIIGINS. 'Little does the man who utters a cer lasiB sanguine term, realise that he is lusing a religious phrase handedl down from mediaeval days; But so it is; thoe word is derived from an originally harm less phrase 'By Our Lady,' shortened to "iL:ady.' and thence doanwards. 'tee wsizz!" tihe common American term for euptresilng surpriso, comes from tile Ger an '"Uewiss.' taken over by settlers from Eurole, and embodied in tile Americun vernaculalr. Ilooer! the Iavourite Als tralian word, is probably takes from some Spanish word meauing good, but AUs. trali:a shiug is very liew0 std its deriv. tiuo. exccpt lit some obrious instances, dif dcult to trace. A lglo-Saxon lias con tributed largely to slang terms. To have : lark is lenin a Sason sord meanislj porit; seedy irom oedrd to be sick; and tile, tie famios word for top-lihat, comes rn 'tigel,' to cover. Tih bachelor Word drgs' w is Catliefornlian in origini, whei men went to slh diggings ani lived where ...
A DEAL IN DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
A DEAL I DOGS. Jackson, who is avery shrewd dealer in stock, found business very slack in the |Iiveriia a week or two aigo. lie was at lijs wits' end to nanke a deal, aso when a eqnatter said on the telephonoe a ve got no shceep to cell, old chap but I've got a score of greyhousds I'd like to get rid of," h'is speculative spirit was im illediately a5roused , "ilow muck?" asked tile dealer. "£3% aliece." said the squatter. "'Laut 'uents.':;,te. ' "oe t ,n Cgeynhounuj "'Ta 't beat them forecatching rabbits," was the answer. r "Cn I lift them in a month? I canl .ll right. 1'11 take them." T'ie dealer caught a train travelling towards tile border, and met tle owner of many large properties. The station owaner looked very sloouy. "The rabbits are something awful," he said. Tvor tried greyhound dogs?" inquired the dealer. "ried everything else, I reckon," said the aquatter; "hsiut are greyhound dogs any good?" "You can't beat them-they're the very latest ruemendy," replied lhe- letaler wi...
A SLUMBER SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
A SLtUMBllEt SONG. You are drifting away, my sweet, Ov(r a dreamland sea. Andl thle waves caress your Ibaby feet. And I hlear their gentle drowsy beat As they woo you away from me. Oh baby mine, your sweet grey eyes With their wonderful starry gleams Mirror the light of the glad sunrise. Andl elhadowy depthlls of evening skies Thllat glimmer thIl' your dreams. .\s ou drift away- ikn e a folded rose, Witih your curls all a halo of gold, You will learn of tllingLa that nobody kunow,. l'rom the whispering dreamlnlald wind that blons. And that sea so wise and old. You will play with tbo balby stars, my swteet, In the htine of tihe silver sea, 'i'itl h first red rays ol tile morinlg greet lThe vanishling nighlt in hier sweet retreat, And you asill return to me. -Kathileeou ladger, in tle "Triad."
"HEAVEN FORBID!" [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
"UEAVEŽ 5FORftD! ' ILie wickedness of being found out has lately been discolrsed upon by Arechbishop Clarko at Melbourne Anglicanl Cathedrl. Illn ren:rlks iwero iincidenltal to thb ques tlinl wilhethlller tiLe Church oUght to contsent io miarry divorced persons: o personl who had ipassed throubgh tle Divorce Court would receive the Church's Iblessllg on a second marriage except that personl were wholl illnnocenllt. e wished to speab of bis own ipersonal ex lerience in this matter. In some casen nlo had consenuted to the re-marriage of divorced persolns, but ibe had learned the sad lesson that Divorce Court evidence was never to be trusted. In the futuro he would have to exercise greater.care, aln be telt he would rarely be able to santction tie marrnago ot persons who had passed through the Di)vorcu Court. 'I lho Cltrel. on Arehbibhon Clbrko's own uhomninr. its aiwym repar-ed .to ie.t? w its illamanandt- u . anrnmenvul .On 'ni ?yoenln crnore oid l eat ven is l tIon eapoosure. The wi...
A BAD CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
A h3D OAiE. A very dreadful case was heard by Mr. J. Ri. Cummins. J.P.. in the Kalgoorlie (:Court last week. It was that of a man chatrged with being of unsound mind. The "M?ier," in reoortiug the case. says: "io was freavimn etaoietaoip emfwyn hrdoat manded for eight days for medical examination." \Wa don't quite know what it means, but it must be somnething very dreadful the poor cha?p was suferiug from when it has to be couched in Welsh-or is it (ilolic. Irish,. or iSaskrit?-"Dryhblower,'" Mrphy in Kalgoorlie "dun." *r.L
An Important Subdivisional Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
AkI 1lLnpnr~afl SuBdivisia!Ini 5kIln :Ina~ra M!mbrey anld Ijean o ~l sllrnn1, ann U1r. a. r. Ynunl. ol Pu~.,. lner alloer. 11cnnjlllntjnn. a4~n~ riaa anl 1uinartanL subaivafinna~l sale Uf lUsacl aulsasnU SiLna sirLUatenl aG ljidY-aSt.. n~ilaSunlgl( aLrsYInt ann ulo~renen) sIrens. a~oldntlosL, YItnIIli a \·ery snIort diStanceB iitissuraslssssy sat~tion, J~lnils are Io reldy, olnL onlasnaniao irnmu tile auntbOeI. irsrr. 11114l OeUlsoniaoiy prTeSeilts ItaLI to suilders nuasalveetare. nJ~o tile re oISed. areU sleeIlnaly OaniO~lll. s1 ordler to ~la.si isle Ilne; aiaY iersnn UIenvelonlsL.
A. E. Gibson and Co.'s Auction Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
A. E. Gibson and Co.'s Auction Sales; A. E. Gibson and Co., the well known aLctionloer, of % Queen Street, are ad vrtilsed to liOd on 'lUursday. tlh 1'ebru .try, itt G p.m., attile roolmas 0l teo, Gro. tawalte rand Uo., 98 Queen Street, a sub nivisional sale of 140 ascres of excellent ualrynlg and cultivatioll land at nppnng, aownn as itu'sWa \vaterlloles, in lour .loc0s0 of 160 acres eacll.. Tile piroperty 1n splelldidly situated on the nortii side L tlle .UraigieDunr liloe, about a mile 0 o 1fe west side of the main ipping ouaod, and alnmost enul-distant from pnpllg and uratlgleourn slatlonn. fl)hni10g m only 14 miles teom the city, on tle WVittlesea line. .~ne terms are most liueral, namely, l1oer atlls. deposIt, 5 per cent. yearly, aid tile oltllce iii ld years; at 5 per cent. tIl sale ms by order of Airs. At. . Lewis. file same frm will sell same t amoiand s;tno flrm will sell at lse same time. aulll Innc. under' instructions from tne ' ad nllllstrator of the estate of atrs. El...
Physical Culture. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
--v-v-y~--_ Phy'lsical Culture. That physical culture Ibaring direct resultas las come to stay is clearly evi dunced by thie lact that tr. Lico. J. Lyncah, 01. toe lensington n'lysictl CuitUle ?caool, Ilas now nnally uecided to con lllua noil classes. lis CIchool hlas growIl no tuot ~P0 lnds it inmtossible to dlscon lunte, as lie intended to do, owing to leo tact that that most of his spare time was thereby taken up. lie las now purchas ed a aolnvenient block oI land closec to .\ewialuet statlon.. and aIsig the rail way linos. s-ere to iotenas Ouilning an np-to-uato aexerclsing room and more over will be enabled to take more pupils. An advertisement in another column an nounces -further particulars.
Boy Rescued from Drowning. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
Boy R?scued fromn Drowning. Tile courage shown byh three young menl in rescuint a coumpanion from the Mari byrnong Iiver is to be brought under the iotice of the Royal ilmnane Society. John Earle-Simpson. 15 years of age. of it. Leonardl's road. Ascot? 'le, a clerk, who is strolg a(nd atlhletic, ibut a ioor swimmer, eas sittintg ill shallow water oil a sandbatnlk near tile Maribyrnllog road blridge late in tilte alfternoon. when the wash of aL motor-boat is thoughtt to have lifted him andl slwelt hiim into deep water, thil banik shelving suddenly at that Ioint. tie had soulk two or three times. and was ill tile middle of tle streanl. whteli three ctmplaniollns-SamIltel Sim iltoll-. of Fedtleratiuon street. Ascot \Vale ,ohlt 1)toriet, of Donteaster street. Mari brtlong: andi Charles Blarns, of _ Grand view street. tfoolee P'ondis-saw his Ian ger. ail bswam out to him. Thiler were all good ewimmers and older than "utnug ECarle-SitntttOl, Ilut he wans so tluch more iowesrfil that hiis ...
Mr. Leonard Borwick. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
Mr. Leonard Borwick. That tery great artist, Mr. Leonard Borwick. toe most geleorated bnglisll ptiallnist of this geneoratlon, will pay ;t N turn visit to Australia this year. On tle occasion o0 his ormoer tour, Mr. Borwick was limited by lhis Eniglisb llegagemll nts. to a vory -hurries visit. -Lie har barely time to appear ill .elbourtle .Adelalile •tld . v Intn h. tl nuutnr, el Now ilok tfi . itl t|ic present tour r o [b21i or)k h A0i0 tu r. lior " lo has g-eeeu,.--Ioole - euooooi->timem.o "eoottiatio the Austrtlia tatE..S, --eii0ll Zow zealand on his wvy to the united etates, ?.lerl he is booked lor anll oxtol ?slo tour late ioi the year. There is little Itn? to say anytlhing ill praise of tooe great Elsllhll interpreter of Bee thloven. Mr. Blorwick WOn0, wherover lie played ill Australia, iimediate recognl tLeu as on0 of tile modern prinees of the ipiano. Olo leodig critic described Leollnrd Borwick's art as, "more fascimltt itg thLa oa:derewoski, more artistic thal ilamblour...
THE SEXES IN THE SURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
THE SEXES IN THE SUItR. A week or so ago we were moved by a profound sense of public duty to comment on the fact that scientists and clergymen teem to be impelled toward a certain sillinoss whenever they address themselves to thie great and abiding woman's ques tion. The scientist adopts an attitude of "Lnl, .r" t Ulu el' ~·r?~~r tile impression that he is descendinc -to thee level of eis audienee. "'he sillitetln of the clergyman is ratier more objection. able Lbecauset it is more normal. Now we have a doctor who erances into the arena to denounces the practice of mixed buthing. Presumably no one has teets noticing him for come time, and lie feels tlat something must be done about it. HeI says that mixed bathing is becom ing tIe death-blow to matrimony. 'I don't believe,". says the doctor in question, "thlat one young man out of ity wants to marry thIe girl be has bathed with." Well, perhaps not. Weo can't marry everyo.ne. We don't even want to,' although a too strict monogamy may ...
NOT ENOUGH FOR HER. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
T NOT ENODuJ FOR HER. DUring Bert Bailey's receht dramatic eason in Kalgoorlie one of the juvenile members of the company, who was stay ing at ai West-end hostelry, was very much itllatated with the popular buxom dis penser of throat teasers. The feeling wa?u reisrooated, the question of financo being the only impediment to a mnattimonial al liance. "Was he financial, or was he not?" sh~e wanted very much to knuow, before giving him an answer to the momentous question. so after thinking deeply for a minute. else said "I'I afIraid we shouldn't get on very well. You're too extravagant!" "rtravagant-" he repeated, "on the ontrary, I'm very eoonomical. I hate to be." he added as an afterthought.. "Then I can never hbe your wife," re plied the buxom divinity with tears well lng in her eyee. Because i'm economical?" he gasped. astonished at her logce. "No." she replied, "but because you have. to be."-"Dryblower'" Murphy in Kialgoor lie "Sun." " pit
BRIEFLETS [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
..: BRIEFLETS Great lritain pays £5,000,000 annually for foreign poultry and eggs. Tile death has taken place at Coolfree,. ioscommon, of a Mrs. Costelloe, at the remarkable age of .113 -ears. She hlad four sons drawing tile old age pension. A blind angler of -Richmond won the prize for the best whiting eathl (1atb ,Boa) in the British. Sea Anglers' Society's an nual three days' boat competition at Deal. Mr. IIyman tiraffe has been sworn in a magistrate for Limerick. He is the Birst member of the Jewish community to be appointed to tile commission in the city. A survivor of the 31bd Argoed (Flint-. shire) colliery disaster of 1837. who was ten years old at the time. and was en tombed in the mine for a week. ]sasdied alit Mold, aged oighty-sin. When the body of a cabinetmaker, of Wolverhampton, who had been missing for two days. was discovered in the canal near his home the body of a favourite dog was fonnd attached to his neck. Frenchr lady has been awarded £20 damages against a Par...
NEITHER WAS TAKING RISKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 29 January 1914
NESTIIER WAS TAXING RISKS. A certnin rovrend gentleman occnpied a r:t,-rconom on ore of the Nerw York liner. toil ii a fmlnlom-mae?tmgcr. After a, while he, than:? t to eel jI t the nliattesl t hit o y: av, i to o, e valunahlne Ie hadl with til So he took lthrm to Iho pmnrser and sail "o thould jnet lite to explnain to you the:' I 'c very nlieaed with mty fellow pa.-eaaer. That is. I find him gentle mlimi ic e-vey rel.ecf. and I noltdn't hlave you thiint: tlat--tell, wouldn't have you tiniok that my romingr to you wlth vain abnhle it to be taken as any reflection on Iti, "' With : broad emile the purser interrupted Ihim: "Oh, that's all right. sir; your friend hans come to me with some valoablcs ofi lis own; and he said Pre eisoly- the same thin about yonrself." San Franciseco 'Aronut.'