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EMIGRANT'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
EMIGIRATNiT'S ROMANCE. How a photograph led to a romance was made known at Liverpool just be fore the departure for Australia of the W\hite Star liner Irishman, which car ries no fewer than five brides-elect go ing out to join their fiances. One of tnese live has never seen her future husband, and has nothing but a photo graph to tell her what he looks like. The bride-elect said a friend of hers went to Australia three years ago as it domestio servant and married later a sheep farmer. The young wife dis played upon the mantelpiece a photo grupn of nor Oriend, aria this attract ed the attention of a chum of the sheep farmer. PIhotographs were ex cnanged and a corresponsence was be gun, with the result that the girl has saied to marry the lover she has never seen.
Essendon Council Estimates. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Essondon Council Eatimakle,. Tile etiltoatea of[ treceitt anl d ?ieilli turo are publitshed ill our readlint columns for general inforllatioll. anld show total estimated receipts of £30,500. 'Thile sows as increased illcose, clut to Io\w LIouses; anlt it is to I*, hosedl that :a nlsll 8 will be devitsed whereby this ilicrel?so cla be ltso eatedl is the direction of rectifying the financial position and avoiding the neces sity of tIle lslluicilpal accounttt beillg in overdraft for so large a portis of- f financial year. I is noiw t- 0inr for thiis -while the council has the solid advan. tages of the loan lexpendlitures, whicl ought to effect ea ving a heassvy drnin on the geneoral revenue. Ot tel e elenditoro side every peonny of tlhe £3,500 is esoheduled for enpendlturo.
The Essendon Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
The Essendon Election. The Hou. W. A. Watt will open his election campaign by addressing the electors at the Essendon Public Hall, oppoiste the station, on Monday next, the 5th January, at S p.m., and at tho King George's Hall, Union road, Asoot Vale, on 'lhursday, 8th January. 'The meeting to bo held at. Essendon will he attended by several inembers of the new ministry.
New Electoral Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Now Elelroral llolls. l)uring tho lnext few weeliks the Ipliice oficers will call at. everoy hoOuse in tileo State of Victoria in connection with the ,an?ls of personi qualified to coto for thile Logislttivo Asuemhly. A schtxlule will bo left at every lhouiase, which dtoci mlent-nlust be filled in bh tile house-owner. These scheduilloes will be calledl for subseo quontly. Thii lproceeding will occupy ahubout six weeks, andl tile rolls will then ho comnliled by registrars. Following thin the new rolls will be in print by tho ter mnintion of aunothler six weeks. Tie final roicsea rolls will be readly by Auglust.
An Australian Radium Specialist. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Ant Australiall nlifum Specialit. Dr. O'Hara, of Melbourne, has been studying the uses of radium for cancer and other cures,'at the Modical Institute. Ierndon. Seeing that there is only about one ounce of radium in the nosseesion of medical scientists throughout teo whole world, it is a dolubt whether Dr. O'Hara's enterprise will meet with its merlited re reward. It is to be hoped that an Austra lian radium trust fund will hbe established. for the purchase of about" half an ounce of this precious article. Then Australia will have a chance of sla"- '5 ia parti cipation of i"- i' oures OC' 'c sea
The Move-On Clause [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Tha 3More-On Clause. "T'le Argus" deals trenchantly with the uniseo administration oi the move-on clause by the police in Melbourne streets. and cites several receot cases wthereto arrests have been made that mighlt hive been better dealt with by sllmlmonls. 'Th paper comnplains more of tile injudirious work of newly-appointed constables. While it Is necessary to prevont thl assensblage of numbers of people in crowded thorougt fares, It is necessary that the move-oil clause should be administered with discre tion. "Move-on. please'" usually has thel desired effect, swithllout tile constable layI ing his lhands upOn oflfenders, land IereIt ptorily ordering deliuquents to "lmve on."
TENDER FEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
TENDER, FEET. During the holidays many holiday makers take long tramps, and not in frequently get sore feet. A nurse at one of the London hospitals recom mended an acquaintance to rub par afiin oil well into the soles of the feet night and morning, the stockings to be changed once, if not twice, in the day. If the feet are extremely tender, and it be possible, the double change is advised. When the weather is very hot, and the feet burn much, as they sometimes do, the suggested treatment will relieve the sensation. The odour of paraffin certainly is not agreeablo, but when it is a choice of evils the lesser may be chosen. A powder consisting of the follow ing ingredients is recommended for giving ease to tender feet:-French chalk, five ounces; oxide of zinc, three quarters of an ounce; eucalyptus oil, thirty drops. Sift the powder and dust the inside of the socks or stock ings with it. .A homely means to pre vent galling of the feet is to cut pieces ci brown paper to the shape of th...
CAT'S MATERNAL INSTINCT. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
CAT'S M3ATElthlAL INSTINCT. Maternal instincts led a big black cat to ignore liames and smose in an effort to shield her six htule kittens" in a six-storey lott building in New fork, until the firemen had to carry her out of the place to save her life. Sho was limp and almost sultocated when the firemen picked her up, but i as stul making a valiant fignt for her oitspripg. All six of the little iuify lelmnes were dead, but the mother was sntuggllng toward the tront win dows with two of them in her mouth 1 a hopeless effort to get them into tho fresh air. The fire' started on the sixth floor of the building.. When Ooir?iul • reached the the cat wtallusig ieDly toward tbf front of the lolt. She had in her mouuth the two little kittens, blit the iire ihad attained such headway that tie lieteunaut's attention was diverted irum the mother cat Ior a few minutes. ,n en the tire was under control hbe again saw the cat standing over a box. -f went up and found that there were four more kitte...
ACCIDENT DROWNED IN THE SURF. FOOTBALLER'S DEATH AT SORRENTO PLUCKY ATTEMPTS AT RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
ACCIDENT DROW'NED ILd TEE SURF. FOOTIBALLER'B DEATH AT SORREN'rO PLUCKY A.''EMPTS AT RESCUE. A gloom was cast over thu holidley week-end at Sorrento by the occurrenllce of a drowning fatality on tile back bearc early on Sunday Inornilnlg. The victim. Ilugh Augustus Johns. was a wellhknown filgrc in Melbourneu football circles, a keen pilayer in his younger days. and had been lately acting as trainerF for tie Essendoll club. ie was 44 years of age, sinlc, land resident at 59 Cunzon street, Nortll Meul bourne. In company with several youniig 11ion Johnss was spCndilg ai few days o11 ia iholi dlay att Sorrento, nltd about 8 ant.m. o, SUl. day lie went with his comiationis to bathe from tile k ac Ibeach. Sihortly after en terinig the water lie was hcairt to cry hie ahid.taken cralmp, and immediately one of thile party tnamed Iendy welt to his ;ts sistanco. Johns was. however. carricd out. by thl unldcrlow. uand althloughl Sweet. man. another member ,f the party. also went to his assista...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
LOCAL BILL POSTER 4 Flinders Buildings. City. Telephone 3236. hloonee Ponds Telephone. 76 Ascoot. J. CHEESE CASH BUTCHER. CORNER MOUNT ALEXANDER ROAD and TAYLOR STREET. MOONEE PONDS. Prices Lowest, Quality Best. Oleanliness and Civility. A TRIAL SOLICITED. ALSO AT NORTH MELBOURNE. ALFRED STEBBING. DEPTFORD LAUNDRY 17 MARIBYRNON? RD., ASCOT VALE.' (Opposite Masonic: Hall). Awarded Silver Medal the Victorian Laundry.. Association, Melbourne Exhibli dion. 190l. Shirts and Collars a Specialty. Washing and Mangling. Work Called For. and Delivered. JACK M'INTYRE GENERAL '1OUREKEEPER, WOOD, AND COKE MERCHANT. MALLEE ROOTS MALLEE RBOOTS Orders Delivered Promptly. 131 MT ALEX. RD., FLEMINGTON. A Trial Solicited. ASPHALTING. J. A. HERITAGE 5E PASCOE VALE ROAD. MOONEE PONDS. Undertakes ASPHALTING and SUPPLY of MATERIAL at lowest Current Ratee. Estateaes OGven for all Job.. We have also quarries and crusher in Albion street. Essendon Park, and supply .etal Screenings and Toppings. HOME HINTS ON...
THE DAILY DIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
THE DAILY DIP. Sonio peoplo suy tlhat it is very dan. gerono to bat1 jemoudiatoly oftor tn i,.,, I 1^ ii,,e,,, dengtroos to bathe about half an hour after o menal, but it is mnerely unwrise to enter the water Ias soon as you have finished your food. If possible, let one to one hlour and a hlalf pass between the nical and tlhe bathe. If this is not possibie, ro right. in iat once, and get out again quickly. Tho risk, ini this ease, is mnuch slighter than it would be if you waited for a short tile.
Eat After Bathing. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Eat After IBathing. Have sonisthing to cat whenl you come out of the water. This iss par ticularly necessary .for children, who will deroar buuns by the dozen after a bathe, and enjoy them thorog hly, especially it they are allowed to mouoch round in their bathing things and bask in the sun. Of course, if it is cloudy, they must take their wet things off at once. Unless you eat sometlhin, after a dip, you are rather apt to suffer from that dull, tiredl, headalchy feeling, which often follows a specially energetic plunge. Never stay in the water one momlent longer thain you feel inclined. If yvo begin to shiver, or if you notice that your finger nails are turning blue, yon must comne out immnunediately, and lose no time in stimulating your flag ginm circulation with a b risk rub down? with a rough towel. Never try to force children into the water. If you take them out deep and then dipl them suddenly, you may give them a shock from wvhich they never recover.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
A GOOD REMEDY. If a child should have tilhe misfortuno to contract ringworm, shave off the hair round the atffected part, and paint it with iodine. This is a very good remedy. A coating should be applied every day un til a cure is ellected. If. however, she L la r'otrlcted it very badly, medical ad vice should at once be eought. Manlly mothers, at the first appearance of nits in a chiid'a hair. will at once ruthlestly sha?I:: off the little one'i locks, hlOever lolng anld luxurianlt their growvth. This is by no lnsctl necessary, i? there are nla11y ointments and proeparations nlow on the market which are effective ilt destroying the parasites after one or two applications only. Be careful, how ever, to eue a preparation which does no harm to the roots of e hair. Very often children lose large quantities of hair as a result of the appllication of too drastic a remedy. BOARD AND RESIDENCE. VACANCY for two respectable men, private family, tram and train. Clarke's, Puckle Street. Moonec...
HANDS AND NAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
S HANDS AND NAILS. Children should be trained early to take great care of their nails. This is especi ally essential for girls, for it is upon the care given to their hands in early childhood that the appearance of their hands when thoe grow up will depend. Teach a child to keep her nails tilo roughly clean and neatly trituled, and to push them well back after washing, to ensure tho presence of half-moons. In this way they will griaually assume a pretty shape. The toe nails should be regularly Lat also. Never cut a child's toe nails in a ourve at the sides, as this is the canus of that distressing complaint-in.growing too nail. Only the best toilet soaps should be used for clhilsren. In the case of infants this is especially essential, as their skin ss verysensitivo indeed. All cheap fancy soaps should be avoided.
UNIVERSITY EXTENSION LECTURES ESSENDON CENTRE. REPORT FOR YEAR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
UNIVERSITY EXTEN SION LECTURES ------I - ESSENDON CENTRE. REPORT FOR YEAR 1913. At the meeting of the above, held at the town halt, 3aonee Poads, E l. J. J. Con not preslding, the oulorwing report wtos read, vDh. :. llApr;il and MaY' letters were received trout r. Leach, ecroeary or tue uonver aity Extehtslou Uoard, urtinlg the lslrel d.o teitre to arratge a course of lect uur tlg the winter mOntls.: 'rte matter was uro? gut tbe?le toe members 0o tile rgeltl tll ii terary, Associatoon, and a meeting colled in atre. ,ernoon' rooms. he attoou au0c, how.er, wao om si ll that oI was lcoaoldaorlt ihladvsable to take any den lie( actlbO. LJaer, the matter was again dlcuae d uy t he memelrs e1 th, LiterlarY ,ea~outhon. wtlen IC was decide~ toot. al -ru-uB rather late in to e year, a coarse 00 letures should. if possIbl. be hotd. on re ?eaeiltollon ueing made to klio Wor stoip tue MLayor. Cr,- S. r1. Roberts. as to the naeslritlitY of holding -a coure o ulrtero:ty ealou- sil, teluores io L5...
HINTS FOR THE MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
-t-9-f* HINTS FOE THE MOTHIER. A very good way to administer ponderi to children is -o not i tnarge chocolate sweet (one filled with jelly is best) slightly warm it to prevent breaking, cut in two remove thle jelly from on half, put tlte powder in, Sheu place the two halve tt gether. and, the powder may bo given without. supicion. If your child clnnot colcentrateo 1i, mind oil committing t·r memory witloi1t great difficulty 'or if hl scemy very back ward, do not forco him to study. No de velopment which is forced is normal, and .tile mind may bI developing unevenly. The child must - be encouraged instead, of discouraged. Mothers slould remember that a ecild's. muscles aru not sulticicnstly strong to li kept. in It sittilt piosture until it 1las. passed its fifth or sixthl tiouth. In lift ing a baby, take it up by tlhe body. with out pr.ssing it tightly, and acciustoni "the left as well as the riFlit arni to nursini it. Dandling and tnawlnging, and so On, should m dlone gradually and...
INTERESTING PARS [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
INTERESTING PARS -4--- The size of Sirus is believed to he 2700 times greater than that of our une million and a-quarter of men . are occupied in digging coal for tlhe I world. I Barley is very prolific. It yields 50 I to 120 grains for every grain planted. Terrestrial days are lengthening at rthfite. of. sabout e.lIf a-socond a cen torys-' - After London, Calcutta is the img cst city in the Empire. Glasgow conies third. The Bank of England was tIle first 1oint stock company establislhecd in Eng land. A certain gaol in MIexico consists of an oak tree with a chain and staple attachment. There are reckoned -.to be at least 300. million coceanut trees in existence in full bearing. . Thread has been produced from net tie fibre so fine that 60 miles of it only weigh l2ilb. An average walking pace for a heal thy man or woman is said -to ie 75 steps a minute. - - On two occasionis only hliave baronet cis been conferred on woiencn. The la5st5 was in 1C86. The lRouyal Counission which discus...
Don't Use Force. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
Don't Use Force. The best thling to do with a timid child is to put some boller friend in charge of her, so that she may pull and coax thie other from the shore into thle sea. Chlildren are amazin' ly clever in mina iging each other. and a child whro would shriek herself bllack in tho face if slheo wero dipped by fatlier or Inotlier, will take it all as line futn clwhen her brothers and sisters roll her in tlhe .surf. Don't bathe on votr first d;ay at thlo saaside. Get a little accustomted to lthe strange air first. A cliane of air is alrways likely to upsh your liver, and if you get a sligV. clill when btthing you mielitdspoU' youir holiday lvy hboem-riitttnol o sorta all the tino. Wash your hair in fresli water after a bathe, unless your cap is qttite twatertight; salt wrater should never be left it tle Itair, as it makes it turn dull anid brittle. 'Thu tale runs thatL De PachLann anld Goldmark, tle famnous opera com poser met in front of tlte latter's Vi enna honme a short time a...