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MOTOR 'BUSES PROPOSED SERVICE FOR ESSENDON. THE COUNCIL DISCUSSES. AND REFERS BACK TO COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
MIOTOR 'BUSES PROPOSED SERVICE FOR ESSENDON. THE COUNCIL DISCUSSES. AND REFERS BACK TO COMMI'ITTEE. At tlhe Essendon Council -meeting on 6Molday Iliglt, tile followin recommenllia tions of tile committee of the whole coul cil were considered, viz.:- That in connection with tie proposed motor bus service, tile secretary to tile conference be informed that this council :laproves to tile Bill subject to tihe follow ing amendmnents:- (a) That the chairman shall be one of t?e council's Trepresenta tives, who siall be alppointed by tire 'tIrust. atnd the posltion shall be honorary. )b) That in lieu of a paid chairman a manager be appointede eC) Routes:-The . southern . route shall start from the corner of Darlilng street land Maribyrllongll roa:d, tlrelnce by tiat road. Mt. Alexander road anld Ormond road to Bruns wick; anld. tile northerl route shall start froln tile corner of Masrilyr Ilorlg road and Darling street, thlenee by tilat street. I11i1o1ns roild, l'uekle street, Mt. Alexanlde...
USEFUL HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
USEFUL HINTS -4t-- Specl(s on .the back of thle glass of an overmantel are most frequently caused by Plight damlness in tile wall. When lix ine overmantel take an ordinary cork, about !tin., or esightly larger, in diameter, and cut into four slices about tin thick. Tack these with one small tack each to the four corners of the back of the over muantel, when they will keep the glass just far enough away from the wall to unsure a passage of air and so prevent the damp from causing specks. When mixing beeswax and turpentine to clean furniture or polish floors add one small piece of ?tnlphor to half a pint of turpentine. This cleanses the dirt from tIle article and produces a brilliant polish with little labour. Furniture polish has little or no effect upon bamboo, but if tlhe dirt is well cleaned off with a damp cloth, and when thoroughly dry a coating of perfectly clear varllishl is given, tihe result will be found su rlprisltg. Windows and drawers that open stiffly should be well rub...
OUR FREE SELECTION AN IMPORTED SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
OL R FREE SELECTION -4---- AN IMPORTED SONG. (By Edwin and Angelina.) Tie craze for imported goods prevails to a ridiculous extent. The Inter-State Cont niuisionl should take notice of tlir f,'low inff instance: Oil, fly with me. ilmported girl. - In thi's inmported car; I know of an imported chlurclh, It is not very far. Thero an imported parson waits, IHere's an imported ring. look! II the belfry by the gate Imported church bells swing. Tile bride smiled an imllorted smile, SAnd- with imported glove iouched lher fond swain's imported vest. "1 go with thee, my love." They went-those twain--imported prayers Were whispered as they wed; " Imported blessings were bestowed, . hImlorted tears were shed. Antd. as moons wax and wasne -apace; it11 u1 by flillming sils., There imay 3appea-tlthat is quite clear Imported little ones! -Mfelbourne "lleralid.''
MODERN NURSERY RHYMES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
RIODEI N NURSERIY ~htYfES. " . i?-l-ow, secmuse Your skirt of goiu Permits us all to knowl 't he Queen of Hearts- Sho made some tarts 'I'e way a cook book said. 'The Kin! of HIearts Hl ate those tarts. (The King of Hearts is dead!) Old Fatlher Hubbard He went to the cupboard To quenclt his atwful thirst. \\ ell lie got tltere 'Tie cupbloard was bar- hlis wife had been there first! Little RobJin Redbreast sat upOrl a. rail, Aot ca:lne a mitillil?er tiato tiut orf his taill --Ne'w York "World."
NEW ZEALAND NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
KEWN ZEALAND NAIMES. ,Who sias it said W'\hat's il a name: Just listen to this: A yotng man at Kaor ori calls his sweetheart Revenge, because she is sweet; and another calls his mothller-in-law Delay, beet.,e she is dai gerous. All elderly citizen who lilang out (OIn the Terrace calls his lwife Fact, be cause she is a stubborrl tllig: and 1lthe wife of a lawyer ealls his Necessity, be Canse he klows no law; a Tinahori toad mlan calls hlis wife Frailty, because Shake. sPoare says, "Frailty, tJhy name is wo lnua"; and a well-known ilsuranlce tals ager calls his wife Ifonest', because its the best policy; and ;a Petone nlail c;alls Ihis wife Mary Ann. because that is hier lnaie; lld ita Pllllel'toll -North slllan calls his wife Darling, because that isn't her ella'e-shle's a regunlsr vixel; land a Mait terton mll calls liis wife Enoluglh, be eltuse shle's ;s good as t feast,-New Zea lantld "'ree L;ace."
A NEW VEHICLE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
h NEW VEHIIICLE. 'One local preacher I remember Ilad .a ipeculiar habit of qualifying his state iients. If he said it was a beautiful day, hi was sure to add 'to i certain extent,' or ieo might allude to tho quality of a ser moun by saying 'that was a great sertnos wo l?ad last Sunltay, comparatively sleatk ing.' It ihatijeiedl that this layinan had ;t sermon to preach once, and the subject ?icung 0lI to is liking lie warmted in his untlusiasm as lie proceeded. Finally, his language grow qlite fiery, and lie walrned hs1118 coIIngregatIonl of the awful fato that awaited it, individually and collectively. if the error of its ways were lot lnltule Liately rectified. 'Yess; yot will all go there.' hlo addest soliunly, 'ill a mnca suro.' "-The l1ev. W. O. Taylor at the Ly ceum.
PARS FROM ALL PARTS RESCUED TO BE DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
PARS FROM ALL. PARTS ·-4---- REIICUED TO, BE DROWNED. Mrs. Gregory, the stewardess of the steamer Risea, which sank in the Mersey recently, after a collision, was drowied by falling out of the lifeboat in .which sel had escaped. The stewardess and cjgliteen members of the crew escaped rrom the sinking vessel in two lifeboats, and William Conway, the donkeyman, in enleavouring to hold the two boats to getlier was' pitched overboard. Mrs. Gre gory, who was asitting by him. also fell into the waler. Deaspite the high wind and rough water. Conway was saved, but the woman disappeared, and, lier body was found later in the day some two miles down the river as as e
STEEL-FRAMED HOUSE AT ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
STEEL-FRAMED HOUSE AT ESSENDON. &nbsp; A house built with a jointed steel frame is the last ingenious invention in the building trade. The idea em- anates from the firm of J. and T. Muir, engineers, of North Melbourne, and they have formed the Steelcrete Build- ing Company, which is proceeding in a practical manner to carry out its scheme by erecting a house at Pascoe Crescent, Essendon. The building has been planned by Mr. L. M. Perrott, architect, of 271 Collins street, who is supervising the construction. The steel studs and stanchions are bedded securely upon the concrete foundations, and are braced by holed crossbars which are dropped into position over the studs. The templates are locked on by means of mortised ends as seen in iron bed rails. The window sashes and door frames are fitted by the same device. One of the principal features is that the whole structure is erected without screws or bolts. When the frame is complete timber concrete moulds are employed to cover...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
EDUOATIONAL. PENLEIGH GIRLS' SCHOOL Formerly A.V. GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL Nos. 8 and. 47 CHAUCER ST.. MOONEE PONDS. Efficient Staff of Trained Teachers. Largemand well-ventilated Schoolroomi. Excellent Kindergarten. Drawing and ,.Painting: Miss TRICKETT, First-class Cer tificate, South Kensington; Prize-taker Na tional Gallery; First-class Certificate, Edu cation Department. Music, Miss Jelfs, A.L.C.M., Mr. JAGER, M.SV., Registered Secondary Teachers of Music. Singing, Miss E. IRVINE. Physi cal Culture, Messrs. Bjelke-Petersen Bros. Principals: Miss SPRIGG. First-class Trained - Teacher, Education Department and Melbourne University MISS LIIERROCK, M.A. Miss Sprigg at home the last Thursday in each month. First Term begins Thursday. 5th February. ST. COLUMBA'S COLLEGE ESSENDON. (Day School), CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF CHARITY. Pupils prepared for all University Ex aminations. Full particulars on application to the Superior, Convent, Essendon. Prospectuses may be had on application to th...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 5 February 1914
NOTES BY THE WAY By "Observer." That somlue of the statute law of this State is fairly Dlraconic is a fact tlhat easlnolt be coatradicted, sitd one which .was exemliifioed at tllhe Flemiugton police courot last Tuesday, wllen the kecper ol ia billiard saloont was llroceeded against for. allowillg people to play, a game on hirs premises before the lhor permnitted by his licence. According to it, he is nlot stllpposed to oplen the table before 10 a.ml., tal alil play mlust cease ilat 11.30 p.m., but , Newr Year' L)ay a coi COllstable etllLeL're the saloonl at. 9.20 a.m.. and found a galme il rogress. The mllillitum peltalty titde the Act. wais £5, ill default distress, and :s theI case \vai a clear one against tile defedalld t, thie benct lad no other course but to lille hill thie ahboar suti. It seeml,, lowever, all absurdly heavy penalty tor a mere tecllllhnical breach of the law. No allegation was nmlde in the slightest de gree against tile cllaracter of the defend ant, or thlOse o...
ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL Monday, 9th February. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
a ESSENDON - CITY er COUNCIL ic' Monday, 9th February. to T, Site whole of the councillors were pres Sent, with the exception of Cr. Eddy, trom whom an apology was received. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. Cr. Henderson moved that Cr. Rhoden be no chairman of the new committee of the cS whllole council. Cr. Goldsworthy seconded; carried. Sr. Donald Cameron. town clera, report ed that notices were being erected at the of tranlway stopping places. e- K. T. Quayle, sec. North Essendon Tennis d club, sent a request for assistance towards building a tenlls pavilion and court. Tile e-, ciab already had £15 ini hand tiwardsa tlhe d erection.-R-eferred to the surveyor to re port; council cannot asist financially. .e Town Clerk, City of l'ootscray, convened a further leeting of tramwlay conference on 1r th itnstant. lteterred to delegates. Pjresident Ascot Vale and Mtoonee Ponds footialll club asked for playing rights for e 1514 in Ascot Vale reserve, at corner ot union road andt Epsonm road.-Adjour...
Important Subdivisional Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
Important Subdivisional Sale. Next Saturday, one of the very few chances of securing an allotment of land within easy distance of the station presents itself, when 16 villa sites in the Brotherton Estate will be offered by Messrs. Membry & Dean and A. E. Young, auctionieers in conjunction. Nominal reserves only fixed to ensure a sale, and ex ceptiona'ly easy terms up to 5 years at 5 per cent interest. Plans available from the auctioneers.
Aberfeldie High School. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
Aberfeldie High School. A public meeting of ratepayers of Esseg. don is cal ed by the Mayor, to be held in the Puck:e Street H1all, on Tuesday next, 17th February, at S p.m., to consider and finalise the proposals concerning the conversion of the Aberfeldie ligh School into a Higher Elementary School. The Director of Educe, tion, Mr. F. Tate, M.A., I.S.O., will attend and address the meeting. Parents of present pupils are especially invited also members of the district school committee, as well as all - ratepayers interested in the proposal.
PARS FROM ALL PARTS GIRL HOUSE PAINTER. CROWD AROUND HER LADDER. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
PARS FROM ALL PARTS ---4----- GIRL HOUSE PAINTER. CROWD AROUND HIER LADDER. A crowd was attracted to the bnilding of the Waltham Christian Union, U.S., by a young woman, clad in bloomers and a boy's blouse, standing high on a ladder, painting the building like a master pain tor. Shean was Miss Edith H. Nortlhrop, 23 years, old, daughter of Herbert N. North rop, a Boston manufacturer. Last spring Mrs. E. P. Worth, head of the Waltlham Christian Union, induced Miss Northrop to come to Wisltham and try outdoor work to rcgaisu her health. She spent the entire summer at the Un ion, digging in the garden and doing other labor which kept hor in the open. Souse time ago it was decided to give the Union building a new coat of paint. When iHiss Northrop heard of this she vol. unteered to undertake tihe work. "Women can help themselves when they want to do anything." declared Mis Northrop. "I will show these painters ar ound here that I can paint a house as well as they cdn."' Miiss Nortlhro i...
£100,000 WORTH OF COPPER IN SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
£100,000 WORTI OF COPPER IN SEA. ''hol loss of the steamship Gardenia which sank in the North sea recently, fltter being in collision with rho collier Cornwood. taking with hIer 18 of the crew --it a oerious one for the underwriters. The vessel was laden with 2800 tone of coppler ore. It was stated the other day that if the prico be taken at only £36. Or less than half tile current price of Iare copper, the cargo will represent a value of £800,000. pZ E5 It
BOWLING MOONEE PONDS GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
BOWLING -4----- MOONEE PONDS GREEN. 'The .loontee Pollls club are at prcsel. ,'ely itbsy w\tlh tile Iisler 'a rliilti toourlnaiuent, whlictl i looked upon as the event of the year ill local howling circles. Trophies to the valoc of 28 guineas are IQ he given for Dairs :and rinks. The club chatmpionshipl has resolved itself llrO wltch between I. Coclirell and H. Mtaple Olie, eTach of wIhom hlave IeeI e I atenl once, and they iilay oft for tile coveted liotiour. The ladies bracelet, rose bowis, tind colts' trolplly are now ill tie final stages. During this season tle 'surprise of til liemlbers is the rcellt lorm Dislhiaycd by the reteran bowler of te club, Mr. D9 . '. Slnsont, whslo downed two pronoinont play. ers in a masterly fashiion for tile rose bowl trotlly. Tlhe word transoti is a mnagic one to conjure with, anmd when it is menttioned to some playera it must he simply wliis tered if you do no; wish to raise iltornado. Elsternwlck District v. Flenmlngtoln. ELS'i'ERN WICK DSTRICT...
ESSENDON AND FLEMINGTON CHURCHES. A SECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
ESSENDON AND FLEfINGTON CHURCHES. A SECTION. Ascot Vaile Congregatioatl. 108 (lI. Par -' . -ri.. ?. .,-Drayaon at. G. Andersou 14, . D. cItutchinuson 10; i1. Walton 5 for 28. Lind '. sa 3'1or 30,'Davfs I for 1; J. Walker 1 lor -1), v. AscoLt e al Church of Christ, 84 WD. foncari 20, C. 'lThompson 19, J. Davis 11; IL. Hayes 4 for 29, 11. Parris 3 for 16, W. Dray son I for 1i, E. Worrell 1 for 10). Flemingbon and Kellsington lPresbyterian, 69 (A M.cFadyen 23, A. 'opliam 10; Quayle 5 for 12, V'. Dibb 4 for 20. Kellaway 1 for 17), v North Essendon tethodist, 39 and 5 for 8 (B. Wilkinson 25 not out; D. Fenton 9 Sfor 16, A Topham 5 for 28). Miaribyrnong Prcsabyterian, 140 (J. Ander son 31, Streeter 26, W. P'age 21, L. James 14, H. James 12; C. Ryal 4 for 14, McCann 4 for 33, A. 1,ox 1 for 54, v. Moounee Ponds Methodist, 55 and 0 for 39 (A. Fox 21 not out, Todd 10 not out, McRae 11, Lumb 10; James 5 for 22, Anderson 3 for 18). :" Kensington Methodist, W.O., from New market Baptist. B. SECT...
SNICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
SNICKS. A sub-committee is much required to at tend to the reumoval of forms, table, etc., after each match. Don't leave it to one or two willing horses. Mlany hands make light work; this remark will applyl also to the preparation of the pitch. --O-O-U- T 'ihere will be more bate wanted soon if "Grim." and Bennie "keep on doing it"' as they ihave been lately. What about a set of stumps to Jack Moir? don't Iit them too hard, Jackl --®-®-®- Big McDonald was stopping them very carefully for a time with his bat, but the. one he stopped with his leg came up a different street, and stopped him. Hard luck, Mac! --0-@ Alick Woods retired. He is oil a 'new game. lie shook hlans very cordially wit tile president, and that cost the presi dent a "saxpence." for which Alick presen ted him with a picture show tickot Alright, Alick! we'll keel) our eye on you now. Scores:- First Innings. McKinlay, run out... .................. 8 Kidd, b Bennie ...... ... ...... 6 Bradford, c Bailey, b Forsyth .......
ESSENDON BAPTISTS V. MOONEE PONDS WEST METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 12 February 1914
t·dESEDON BAPTISTS V. 3IOONEE POND:; WEST METHODIST. 'Tle a;bove teamns cOlllmlellced a match onl tile former's groundl onl Saturday- The visitors woln the t..s allti sent tlhe Baptists to the w'icket. 'iltey could only manage 3:'. the only lat itsl?a tO reaclt doulhle figures being Plilpott. witS scored 1b. 'The Mleths. made 113,. Duncan batting nicely tor Md. Robinson. lMansfield andt Scott were others who reaclhedtl two ficures. In their eecotld :tttemltt. the Balptists madtte a better stand. and have lost 4 for 3 (Chealt 10t. Mansfiold, Sweatntan andti Hyde divided tile wickets for thle Methls.. and Perlts 7 foir 5 adtl Stewart 3 lor 27 bowl'd witlh Ilthe most success for tile Batltists: