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Henley Donations. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
Henley Donations. The following dbnations for the Maribyr nong Henley are oacknowleedd, viz.:--r. Urosbio. 10s 6d; ,Unknown Friend, perl J. !?'\"f-f')ji?.r-,Mr. -. Young, Junction ; Mr. J. E. Feonh, X.'. ., £1 l Sr. Calhoun, Spencer otlreet, 10s 6d-; Mr. T. Barmby, Ascot Vale., 10s: Mrs. M. E. Long- ton. Anglers' Hotel, . 22 J. Car lenter, Conference Hotel, £I -15s 6d Mrs. Iuir, Ascot V'ale. £2 s; Mrs. Robertson Ascot Vale, £2 2s; Mr. J. Spong, £2 2s; Mr. Fitzsimmons, .£2 2s.
Furniture Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
Furniture Sale. Cornwell and Co., through their auction eer, fr. H. W. Sinclair, on account of sev eral owners, will offer for auction, to day, February 5, at 11 o'clock, on the premises, 11 and 13 Carlisle crescent, Essendon, a quantity of household furni ture. For particulars see advertisement.
Broadmeadows Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
tlroadmeadows Picnic. The Broadlmeadows picnic was held on Monllay, 26th January (A.N.A. Day) on the Broadmeadows Recreation Ground, whilst the meats were served out in the Forest. -ers' Hall. The various events for children allnd adults we're well contested. and some very stirring -finishes resulted. especially inl the uarried ladies aitd miarried men's races. The Hlandicap Slheaf Pitching proved a great attraction, a?nd interested the onlookers front start to finish, and was won by Mr. Blackwell, of Bulla. In addition to the prizes for competitionl. all chlildren attendiing tlhe Broadmneadows State school ilot. wlinig aL prize were made tihe recipients of a suitable pire sentation. A word of praiso is due to all who assisted to make tile entertain mentt so successful by; way of donatiolns and assistance, viz.: fMr. Saunders. Shell Motoi' Spirit Cou, Lamp. Married Ladies' Ra:ce; Mr. Maurice Sheehan. Trophy, Mar ried Men's Riaco; Messrs. Pritchard Bro:.. 't'rophy; Mr. Dasvey., Troph...
A.N.A. Debate Tournament.—Essendon Defeats Brunswick. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
A.N.A. Debate 'Pournamen.--E-.seudon Defeats Brunswick. The first round of the "B" sectioi A.N.A. debate tournament was held at the meet ing of tlhe Brunswick Branch on Thurs (tl?y evening, January 29th. The subject was "That Education is the most Effective Factor in the Development of Character.'" Brunswick. who toos tile affirmative, were represented by Messrs. W. Trotter, -. Tre gard, ant W. 0. Clemence. Essendon took the negative, and were hampnioned by E. O. Gaff, V'. iodges., and J. E. Edwards. 'lle subject was well contested by both sides, and for a "B" section debate the debate was of a high standard. The ad judicator, Mr. iR. Abercrombie. of tsaw tllorn branch, awarded the points as fol lows:-Brunswick, 298:'Essendon. 301. The Essendon trio are to be congratulated on their victory, as this is. their first sattempt as a teaml, ill the A.N.A. debates. Ilruns. wick had a strong team ll gains.t Essendonl. one of their number being plaied third its this tournamlent in 1912; and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES. JOIN A LIVE FRIENDLY SOCIETY. By" becoming a MEMBER OF COURT ESSENDON, No. 7408, Ancient Order of Foresters. NO ENTRANCE FEES. NO LEVIES. World wide Order. Lowest Rate of con tributions from is id per week. Sick Pay, £1 per week. Funeral Benefits, £20 and £10. Particulars from members, or W. A. CADWALLADER, Sec. 9 Ardoch street, Essendon. BOOT AND SHOE EXPERT. A. G. E. SMITH 142 PASCOE VALE ED., MOONEE PONDS, Branch Shop at 33 Mt. Alexander road, Ascot Vale (under the management of Mr; Patrick). Repairs in Up-to date Style at Moderate Prices. Hand-sewn Work a Speciality. LATHAM LOCAL BILL POSTER 4 Flinders Buildings, City, Telephone 3236. Moonee Ponds Telephone, 76 Ascot. J. CHEESE CASH BUTCHER. CORNER MOUNT ALEXANDER ROAD and TAYLOR STREET, MOONEE PONDS. in d ýY111LP" ..t . ...li :lv-31nrf-,Ololn A TRIAL SOLICITED. ALSO AT NORTH MELBOURNE. ALFRED STEBBING. DEPTFORD LAUNDRY 17 MARIBYRNONG RD., ASCOT VALE. (Opposite Masonic Hall). Awarded Silver Medal the Victorian La...
BRIEFLETS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
BRIEFLETS B?uttons were first manufactured in Bir mingham in 1689. The River Thames flows at an-average speed of two miles an hour. At the narrowest point the Straits of Gibraltar are about 15 miles wide. It is believed that. the first Olympic Games were held in the year B.C. 1453. Taxes amounting to over one million sterling are collected at Somerset House weekly. Of the mortality among peoples of the world, one-seventh is caused by consump tion. To travel the entire length of tlhe At lantic cable a message talkes approximate ly three seconds. About 100 persons in the United King don have a yearly income of more than .E£50,x a year. According to the most expert statisti cians, the Atlantic Ocean has an area of 24.536,000 square miles. Russian law forbids people to marry more than five tites. or to contract a marriage after the age of eighty. Smith is by far the commonest sname t in England. but in Ireland. it comes fifth -after Murphy, Kelly, Sullivan. and W\alsh. The largest estat...
Sale of Dairy Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
nale of iDairy Cattle. W. II. Wilson, auctioneer, .is advertised to sell on Tuesday, 10th February, at a p.m., at the Ngarveno Dairy, Pattison street, Mloonee Ponds, 15 specially selected dairy cows ill full profit, 6 cows (sprin gers), and 2 Jersey bulls. The cattle are a.ll young andl selected, and are being sold in consequenc of the ill-health of Mr. R. Wray
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
BOARID AND RESIDENCE. SUPERIOR Board and Residence, "Ken wyn," 5 Ardmillan road. Really good table. MISS HENDERSON. THE STRAND. 54 Puekle st., offers SuDerior Board, Residence to gentlemen. VACANCY for Gentleman Boarder, high ly recommended, two minutes station. 13 Winchester street. Moonee Ponds. YOUNG Man wants Single Furnished Roomn. handy station, with, without break fast. Particulars. "Motor." Moonce Ponds '.O. WANTED, - Gentleman Boarder, refined homne. Mrs. Coulsell, 17 Washington st.. Essendon. FOR SALE. IBEAUTIFUL Solid Oak Sideboards, with oval mirrored back, new design, £4 15s. Solid Oak Hallstands, £2 10s. R. L. Phil pott, Furniture Manufacturer, 35 Grandi son Street, Mooneo Ponds. WHITE Leghorn Pullets, laying and killing fowls, cheap. F. Jackson, 180 Pas coe Vale road. Moonee Ponds. TWO Pair Prime r uscovy Docks and sun dries. 32 Margaret Street, Moonee Ponds. PULLETS. three, four montis, 2s, 2s 6d sach., Mrs. Olley. 8 Newsom street. Ascot BUILulv Ma?^'r lAru ti ;"newv...
Death in the Train. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
Death' in t? e Txain. Saunnel Hullue, an elderly mant, died suddenly on the platform of the Flinders street railway station last Thursday. Tle 9.14 Essendon train had arrived, and was starting for Richmond, when Irulme s\vw found in one of tie carriages. There were no other passengers, and before the'train resumed its journey ia man entered the carriage. As thle train was starting lie was struck by the appearanlee of Hulme. whllo was in a corner seat ini a collapsed eondition. He called to a porter. and the guard stopped the train. Iulme was lifted oni tile platform. A crowd collected. alnd while te pedople were straining to see what had happened iHulme died. Ito wasa married, lived in Ba? View terrace, Ascot Vale, and was a clerk in the office of the Victoria Iron Rolling Companlly Ltd.. of Dudley street. West Melbourne. It is thoughlt that hle was seized with illness before tile train arrived at North Mel bourne, as it was his custom to leave at that station. I He had not complain...
HATPIN PESTS OUTCRY IN ENGLAND. [?]UGESTED ISSUE OF LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
HATPIN PESTS --+--- OUTOCRY IN ENGLAND. i.'tEST'ED ISSUE OF LICENSES. fr -y seem to be suffering rather badly froL..ttlhe hatpin over- in ~England just at ples it. A young wenmal has just eenll Plitoscltesd, nOL fr thie dlatagh e that sheo ifllicted wltlh her hatpin, but lor l turious aisatlt upon the victimn when le remnon strated. U1f course he should lave knownl better than to remotlstrate. 'inher is no thing to be said for hIim there. lie shouldl lave retired Ilonorably alnd silenltly srom ithe tehl of battle and nursed his woulds ii rl'itude. J ut the days of a true chiv alrye are dead. -hild lsw \ee iilld somteosne writing to the 'Daily Express" to suggest that women be reqlnired to tae oiut Ileellses to wear lsat piust. They shiould first lie extunined is to their competetece to steer their ways throughi traic like taxicab drivers, auid then if they are afterwards found to be exceedillg tile steel limit or to be wearing their ilatpints furiously they could have tnelr licenses...
Attacked by a Bull. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
Attacked by a Bull. George Moore, aged 173 years, of Riankin's road, Kensington, was res cued from an infuriated bull just in time to prevent him being badly gor ed last week. He was sitting on the top of -a fence watching the cattle sales at the Flemington stock-yards, when he overbalanced and fell into a pen containing a bull. The bull im mediately rushed at him, and one of its horns struck the old man's scalp. Bystanders beat the animal off, and rescued ?Ioore from the pen. He was then uinconscious, liand was taken to tlhe - Melbourne Hospital. The wound .in his scalp was stitched, but it'is not thought that his skull has been injured: On account of his age he is suffering from shock.