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Nurse Ross. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Nurse Ross. Nurse Ross notifies by advertisement that through being an inmate of St. Vin cent's Hospital, caused by a fall from a motor on polling day, she was unable to carry out arrangements with her patients. Arralngements lave beeln made that the Iptients will be attended to by Nurse Matters, who is certificatecd and well trained.
Open Air Band Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Ogen Air Band Concert. The Essendon City Council's Band opell ai III u111 collcert will be held in Qdueen's iarll on weneoduy nrigzht Ilth February, ait oclocIt sharp. ''he iooltscray unici lal ir.Ilanl (onductor. Mr. A. Nuttalli. alnd tIe \'ice-Regtl Banrdl (conlldctor, Mr. Chlas. Osulitll), Will lma~rchl frollm tile 0ooiee Ponds statioll t 7.4f .rn. Tihe following lrtists will illso apiear, 'iz.:--Mr. Fred Btarry, .Irs, \\'ilsoll, Mr. Tom Kllowles (tile up to-datte colaract-r conledliall), Mr. aIf. [tar lleld 11the cLescriptive sinlger), and the Mtar. telloll Bush .aroollisIs (Messrs. knowles, Mooultl 1111 Fraser). Thf admission is adults 6d, chi!dren 3d. Ir. J. C. Wilby tIle socretar'y, is llakillg very conmilete arrangelnellt for tIle concert, and it is to be hoiled there will be a large attend l11Cc. 'lle itsselldoll Band does good work ighlt tllrougllout .hlle year. onl' appeals enbne untl o o nuo , t na .tn.,.,ee?,sr
THE SEXES IN THE SURF. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
THE SEXES IN THE SUBP. A week or so ago we were moved by a profound sense of public duty to comment on the fact that scientists and clergymen seem to be impelled toward a certain silliness whenever they address themselves to the great and abiding woman's ques tion. ' The scientist adopts an attitude of elephantine playfulness, doubtless under the impression that he is descending to the level; of his audience.. The silliness of the clergyman is rather more objection able because it is more normal. Now we have a doctor who prances into the arena to denounces the practice of mixed bathing. Presumably no one has been noticing him for some time, and he feels that something must be done about it. He says that mixed bathing is becom in, the death-blow to matrimony. "I don't believe," says the doctor in question. "that one young man out of lifty wants to nmarry the girl he hars batlied with." Wrell, perhaps not. We can't marry every one. We don't even want to, although a too strict monogamy...
NOT ENOUGH FOR HER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
NOT ENOTUII FOR HER. lDring Bert Bailey's recent dramatic season in Kalgoorlie one of the juvenile members of the company, who was stay ing at a West-end hostelry, was very much infatuated with the popular buxom dis penser of throat teasers. The feeling was reciprocated, tho question of finance being the only impediment to maulaiimonial al liance. "Was lie financial, or was he not?" she wanted very much to know, before giving him an answer to the momentous question, so after thinking deeply for a minute, she said: "I'm afraid we shouldn't gt g on very well. You're too extravagant!" "Extravagant-" he repeated, "on the contrary, I'n very economical. I have to be," he added as an afterthought. "'Then I can never be your wife," re pliedl the buxom divinity with tears well iNg in her oeyes. "Because I'm economical?" he gasped, astonished at her logic. "No," she replied, "but because you have to be."-"Dryblower" Murphy in Kalgoor lie "Sun." a.ia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
•DUOATIONAL. PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Formerly A.. GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL Nos. 8 and 47 CHAUCER ST., MOONEE PONDS. Efficient Staff of Trained Teachers. Large and well-ventilated Schoolrooms. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and I Painting: Miss TRICKETT. First-class Cer tificate, South Kensinglton; 'rizce-takor Na tional Gallery; First-class Certifcate. Edu cation Dessartineut. Music, Miss Jelfs. A.L.C.M.. Mr. JAGEl. M.SV., Registered Secojidary Teatchers of Music. Singing. Miss E. llRVINE. Plhysi cal Culture, Messrs. Bjelke-Peterseon ros. i Principals: Miss SPItIOG. First-class Trained Teachcler. Education Department and Melbourne University MISS LIREROCK. MA. Miss Sprigg at home the last Thlursday in each month. First Term begins Tlhursday, 5th February. BLINKBONNIE LADIES' COLLEGE ARDMILLAN ROAD, WEST, MOONEE PONDS. Principal. MtISS MORRIS. Certificated Honors" Melbourne University. Day School acid Kindergarten. Boys under 10 received. Registered Secondary Teachers. Classes for Drawinig...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Recently a steamer left Japan under the command of Captain S. Takeda, late of that country's navy, and one of the secretaries of tile Japanese Exploration Society. He has previously 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 immi grants to settle in Korea, and as there are many difficulties and. inconvenient local conditions awaiting those who do sire to make Manchuria their liome, it becomes necessary for the Japanese Gov ernment to seek some other outlet for, the country's surplus population. It is probable that the vessel under the com mand of Captain Takeda Will round Cape Horn in the winter of 1914-15, and cruise *along the coasts of the 'Argentine Repnub lieo and Brazil. IIn connection with this ."voyage of discovery," the above com mander has made some observations which have a particular interest for the peopeo of Australia. He says that he cannot u...
Braybrook Valuation Increases. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Braybroos Valuation Increasen. There is a muarked increase ill tlhe new valuation of tlt Braybrook Shire. Figures submitted at the coulntcil meetiug show a total increase of £18,009 on the valua tion made three years ago. In tile Rail clyt riding there is ,ui advance of £8700 in vwaue, and in the River riding £5893. Country areas in Horsllm and Southerni ridings are least affected, olle showing £2590 increases anld the other £901. The total annual ratable value of the pro perties within the shire is £56.084 under the uew valuation.
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
NOTES BYTHE WAY. By "Obeerver'." AlthoughI attempts are made to belittle the fact in certain quarters, police court records g to show that an undesirable class prevail to no small extent is con nection wvith tile batches of immigrants that arrire from time to time from the old. country. Indeed many of tllem--or at any rate a fair proportion-do not seem to have anything like the makinlg of industrious and sober colonists, as is the case with members of the Teutenic and Latin races that have made their homnes amongst us. In fact, in many cases, as regards moderation in thle use of alcohol, some of the immigrants com Ipare very unfa?\ourably. with the average Australian, and, moreover, in regard to many of the charges of assaults on the police, resisting arrest, etc., tile accused Ilas "come across the deep blue seal." It is stated--and, likely enough, there is a good deal of truth ill it-that since tile immigration policy of thle Government has been kiown is England philanthropic soci...
Keilor Council Rate. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
Keilor Council ?ate. The Keilor Shire Council advertise, through their secrotary (Lr. Walter J. An drew), they will. at mceting to be held at Keilor on Saturday, 7th February, strike a rate of fifteeln peIte in thbe )ound, for tile year enlldillng JOtl Setem Ser, 1914. The etitnate is deposited at thle Shlire lI.l, Krilor.
PHYSICAL CULTURE KENSINGTON PHYSICAL CULTURE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
PHYSICAL CULTURE ---+--. KENSI'NGTON PHYSICAL CULTURE SCHOOL. TIlE nnual social and distribution of irizes in eonnectios with tLhe l above-nal ed school took la?e Da t the tensington town hail. the hail being filled to its utmost caalcity wiLh the pupils and their friendts. Tui instructor (Hr. tleo. J. LytCrh ii wel comlirg the puils andl their fricends to the foartcn auinoal distribtitiOni of prizes. tltasticd tileus for tle support accorded to (li, daring tile past your. 'tilo school continues to be a success both socially iand hysicnally il every tray, eact season beating tile preceding one is those se speets. or the last rtwo seasons lie (nr. LyJceh) wans consitdering Ils etermninhatin to close the school, nts it necessarily tool uls miore of his leoisure tinme thnl le could convcienletly put into it. Last seasoln Io deciued to giver it tanltloisr twelve mollths atit thoeu Ilillly to malke thl aftair of'tih school t thing of tIle idist. Buit tile list of putils and thleir succEs...
SCHOOL MATTERS ABERFELDIE HIGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
SCHOOL MATTERS ABERFELDIE HIGH SCHOOL. A meeting of the combined school com miittees was held recently to ,consider tile prOposal to proclaim the-school at Aborfeldie a High School. Tile question has already been fully piresented to the oublic tlhrough these columns, and the superior advantages offered by the'pro posed change clearly set forth. At a meeting of ratepayers called by tile IMayor, about three months ago, reso lutions were unanimously passed alfirm ing the desirability of immediate action being taken to bring the matter to a satisfactory conclusion. One of the con ditions necessary to the establishment of a IHigh School in any district is that the ratepayers furnish a site or building suitable for carrying on tile work. For tunately, without any effort or sacrifice we already are supplied with what is perhaps the largest and best equiplped school of its class throughout the entire State. But to bring us into line wvith other districts, it is necessary that we should offe...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL -4--- TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. SPublic Works Connuittee. The public works committee met at ti Council Claluber. oil Tuesdlya evenill (Monday being a holiday), tile Mayo (Cr. Hendersol being ill thle clhair. CorresDondenee. r Tie Braybrook Shire Council wrote t tile effect thlat they wouldi join ill th cost of re-llintig tilet c:last-iron portio of tile .i?aribyraloog bridge.--Lcft to tlh eilgilneir. Tile Cllief Engisineer of Ways alind Vi'ork drew the coincil's attentionl to thile ba state of tile approaches to tile bridgt snear tile Cross Neys liotel, asd asked tia sometllillg be diolls itl tile llnatter.--RI ferred to tile engilletr. fir. Hearn peointetl out the bad stat of Darlilng street. where thile layinlg of th gas alid water pipes cult lll the thioroug] fare, assisted by tile mnotor waggonl tralbe lie asked that some repairs be done.-Re ferred to the surveyor. Mr. Pickering called attentionll to til bad state of Taylor street.-Referrcd t the surveyor's repo...
RIVAL ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
RIVAL ADVERTISING. CompetitIve advertisilng by two theatres it the same locality is often very amus Ing. At one theatre in Liversool (Eng.) recently, tile star attraction was the film entitled "Satan," and leaflets were dis tributed aunnol.cing that "Everybody is oilng to 'Satan' at the -." Promptly the opposition ball came out with Our pictures, our piano, our cosiness are worth sharing! Everybody is coming to Paradise. Book single tickets.
THE GARDEN WINTER OR EARLY FLOWERING SWEET PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
THE GARDEN .YlNTER OR EARLY FEO;VERING SWEET PEAS. Tile following papers~by Mr. Hamilton C. Mott, Albury, was meal at the monthly meeting on Thursday, January 2Znd, of the Carnation, Dahlia and Sweet Pea Society of Victori:- I regard the Winter Flowering SWeet Pea ias unldoubtedly tile sweet pea of thle future for hot climates.- and if recent de vel!opments in the wintei- or early flower ing varieties are only maintained, this rIace will lose nothing whatever by coum parison witl the spring blooming race. T'he Ilowteriug season of the latest winter varieties is from Marchl to. October. I have actually had inferior blooms in De cember, when tile spring blooming plants had been scorched away to 'egctable dust. Talie my owln expserienlce in Southern Rliverina last season for a .comvnparison be tween th6 niew race and the old. The winter varieties were sown in seed boxes on January Ist, 1913. ,They germin ated in a-wsteelk and a foitnihht. after this were planted out, each witll- its ba...
A TEACHER'S WORD. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
A TEAOKER'S WORD. A gentleman going into his stable one day found his little son sstride one of the horses with a slate and penci- in his ha?nd. ' +." "Why; Harry," he exclaimed, "what are you duing?" "Writing a composition.'" rl why don't you write it ini the lib'rary ?" .. liBecause the teacher told me to write , cOmDosition on.'a horse."
LADIES' CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 29 January 1914
LADIES' CRICKET. TIhe Maribvrnont Ladies will play tihe Tartan Lai4es oi Saturday next. The ?iarihyrnong enemnshrs are requested to catch the .1 pIt. tr:ain froll Ascot Vale, and the 2.25 p.m. fromt Flinders Street to furnlty. On Saturdaey last tltu Mariblyrno Ladies were defeatned by thle 3telbouru Ladies by 77 runs.