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THE FIGHTING PARSON HOW HE WON THE VICTORIA CROSS. TWO BRAVE DEEDS IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
THE FIGHTING PARSON HOW HE WON THE VICTORIA CROSS. TWO BRAVE DEEDS IN. INDIA. The Rev. James Williams Adams, B.A., Chaplain to the Forces in India, was attached to the avenging column which fought its way up to Kabul un der Sir Frederick Roberts after the massacre of Sir Louis Cavagnari and his embassy. On the 11th of Decem ber, 1879, he was in the fighting line with the 9th Lancers at Killa Khaggi during a fierce struggle with the Af ghans, in which for a time the Lancers were getting the worst of it from the fierce fanatics who surged, yelled, and hacked around the guns. The Lancers had charged again and again. The paths they had carved were marked by scores of the enemy's dead, and by many of their own, including brave Colonel Cleland, their leader, and.sov eral of his officers. Yet so overwhelm ing was the tide of attack that the utmost efforts of the gallant horsemen were unable to stem it, and by and by the men, with lance points drenched and gay pennons dyed and torn, were se...
A BARRACK ROOM BALLAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
, BARRACK ROOM BALLAD. A arracrOOi allad by Mr. Mud yard Tippling. who relbelled at Liver pool: At Liverpool we arc encampeld, This nmemorablo year;, Slni up and down wo've tramped and tramped, tlt couldn't find no beer.. Hu, but it's bad for discipline,:. When soldiers can't get beez.- Chorus. -'-,am, dry camp, I .goim' of its rounds; Oh, who wouldn't be a soldier-boy, And learn to fight the foe, When the gen'ral gives the order As the hop-juice mustn't flowf ''hey peits a guard upon the bridge That leads into the town, An' as a few of us cain't swim, An' ain't disposed;lto drown, -We stones the blighters now and then What keeps their"' omrades down. Chorus. A hot camp, a.dry-camp - A soldier ain't a slave, An' if he can't get reg'lar drinks 'E can't be very brave; So, when the bloomin' bneumy - Comes shootin' over here, Well, let 'im shoot, We'll go on strike, Until we gets our beer. --Oriel, in the Melbourne ".\Argus.'
A EUGENIC LOVE SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
A EUGENIC LOVE SON(. -_Stick out your tongue, my love, and let me see Once more its pink. uncoated loveli ness. Eugenia. healthy maid, each day 1 bless The hour when first yol felt the iaihse of me l Behold the birthday gift I bring to thee: A brand-new stethoscolpe All. no thing less Hut oh, my dear, it gives mle great distress ''o vee you eat hot mluflins with your tea I Loved one, I know no other dame ir maid Whose bony conformation equals thine ! And when thine adenoids are cured next year And my rheunmatic ghosts have ll been laid,. Eugenia, love, the doe will make you mine; But pray be careful of your diet. dear. -"New York Sun.'. to lootk aS muclh thle shuape of a ileidgleog I c0 rpossible. Slamnp out tllre rould pieces of red currant jelly about the size of a two-shlillirng piece., arrange tllese down tihe middle, then bstick tie shreds of almorndr all over tie apples. A dish much patron is?d by our grandumothers. I Aple anud Fig Jam-Wipe the applee or wash them if ncesosary...
FINENESS OF SPIDERS' THREADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
FINENES OF SP?DE?i' TirtEADS. T'e iultivtiion for scientif letirlt* es of certa?i pecijo of p)iders. solely for the fils threads they weae, las a?ll sllllrtat bearig upon atreollloy. No uioltitute for ttoe sl ider's thread has yet Iene foll tt for:bisecting the screw of tile micrometer. used for determining fthe positions anld. motions of the stars. Not only Ibecuse of theit remarkable finneess of'the threads are thley valuable. hot, because of their suer able iqualities. The threads of cortain spi ders raised for astrononmicatl urposes withll stotod changes ill temperatuo5e. 0O that often on measuriite oullsots t0i"y 5 re Ilnl injured when tihe heatis so great that the lesoes of tle moicrometer eyepieces are craked- These snoiider lines are only onet fiftll to one-oseenth of a thotsandth of all inch in diameter, compared swith wshich LOti tlrread. of the silkworm alye large :antl eltlmsY us question tie . oal, pork, kid neys, liver, salmon, maclerel eels, or any slhell-fish (except...
USING BOTH HANDS. CHILDREN SHOULD BE AMBIDEXTROUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
USING BOTH HANDS. CIIILDIIEN SHOULD BE .AMBI DEXTROUS. Why the hunian race is riglithanded is onle of the problems that pop Iup again and again. The theory which has found l;eneral acceptance is that propounded by Dr. Ernst Weber, who sought to prove that primitive oman, in his desire to protect the heart, carried a shield in his left lhand, and the ag grossive weapons in the right. Sir Daniel Wilson, however, Icriblcs the right-hlntdednes, of the human race to a very different cause. The centre of s eech is in the left heemi sphliere of the brain, aind Dr. Wilson believes that the movements control ling the right arm. the nerve ganglia for which ore situated near the centres of speech, have developed and matured a:long the sang" lines and at the same rate of progress as language. Rlcc? ds. dating back to primiti e times, parchment.l and Ilie figuIres pelo traced by the ancient Chaldeans and IEgy'ptians, all point to the fact thait even itn those early days the race was right-handed...
Broadmeadows Shire. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
r lroadmeadows S ahirre. As . advertised, the meeooting of the above council-for exanmining and set tiing the accounts of the municipali ty for the your ended 30th St.' 1913. will be hrl-'S t the Shiro lroa:duleadows, on 15th Jalanar , at 11 a.m. 'hfo annual stateo printed and is open for inspec the shiro oflfo, by parties int 1 uin1ng:yun witness an "tutrn'; that in volves danger to life. Some steps slould be tnaken to bring before Parlia mtent the nercessity of stringent legis lation, dealing with the whole question. 13y "stringent legislation"ine mean an enactment that would hold the man agemnent of a public show responsible for any fatal accident occasioned through tihe performance of a "turn" that could ho legally deemed ."hazard. otis.' Human life is the best asset Australi, possesses, and it is the mani est dluty of the Press and Parliament to i:isist that it be properly protected. " o..ht a "turn" as driving 80 or 90 miles an hour in a motor-drome is 'either good to God, dev...
WANDERING COW NUISANCE [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
WANDERING SCOW NUISANCE -'Almost every suburb suffers from the wandering cow nuisance, and, notwith standing that the-cows are arrested by the, municipal" cow-catchers, and the owners fined before the courts, owners of. these animals still offend. So bad is the nuisance that the municipalities of Footscray: and Williamstown- have proposals before them for prohibitiug the '.keeping of -cows, within those municipalities; If -Essendon cow own ers bia not more careful there will be :w-movroment set. going to prohibit cow keeping within this city also. It will lthen be too- late to' repent. Already there are numbers of ratepayers rwho bitterly complain of the wandering cows, so that offenders ieed not expect to be allaoied to kecep cows murh longer, unles : lthey show liore con sideratio;. to the general public. We are not miaking ail' complaii aries inh fines inflicted. l3st olur Ilrpose isfto illustrate, to coiw owlers who allow their cows io to trelpass hat is going to happen. Oncs ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
THE I t LATEST * BURGLAR PROOF . S" VENTILA TING LOCK : IioueIot>e;ol ,rs can leae artny window open. day or night, with perfect safety. Price, ila euh. o,- h r t?ed, 6. 6-l i WILLIAM McK. GORDON "" IRONMONGER, .. 12 NAPIER STREET, ESSENDON Ar . Beautiful Pascoe Vale IV. " iSweet Pascoe Vale Peaceful Pascoe Vale I Buy a GARIDEN PLOT for S-" per week, and Solve the Housing Problem. 66ft x 1I0, 10/- per foot. Drposil, £1 ; Baltance 2/. weekly CONSIDER THIS OFFER CLOSELY -- " "? ,ember Pascoe Vale, 3501e. above Sea Level. Its Atmosphere Dusthoee. S.. Restful, Stimulating. Your Sleep as Deep as River's Sung. Plans ul Particulars . FRANK GEACH, I2 Queen. street. Melbourn. nd. AscotZ 632 ? mem30 nnmnm/unu nunnumm0 nmnulnm s+"-ar-. "r^rt-tt-r: ý"" fR~.i"4 yES -another year has rolled around and once more the Festive Season is only- a few days off. CHRISTMAS! There's surely magic in the name. To say it' merely is enough to fill one with a glad sense of anticipation. Say the potent word C...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
ir: intl to work for tier .wo-ttiving t.'lf , :,o cirl is the worose for 'poteesot aI '!:hLcdihcal and Ihasies.like mind, and it i- pretty s:afe to sayh tltt snauy ? tlhe rv:e_ :antd shoali (in other wordy. tile Iron i lre w'hich arise over hIousekeepig and uthe veklty budget whtich worry the younlg m:rried wvoman would disappear entirely if the had been trained to handle money judiciouslY' Tle chief eufferers are the girla of the Smiddle and well-to-do classes. In their eclhos! days they are allowed to slpend their pocket-money indiscriminately-the spending of their dressnallowance Is left to their own discretion' from?i. the first and it is scarcely esurprising that. with no preliminary training, the beginner gets into difficllties and haso to he assisted with a "'present. Many girls receIve no allowance at all. and unless they are ular ried. whens the husband has to pay for the experience thiley buy. or they earn their wmi living, depend for all snpplies on the generosity of the ...
CHICKEN BROTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
TiIC EN BROTH. id always a 'nourlihing and tasty dish. ingredients required: Half an uncooked chicken (with the giblets), 1 tablespoon ful of rice. a teaspoonful of parsley, half a teaspoonful of choppled conion. I qu1ar of cold water, salt and popper. Iste:uad of cutting the bird in half, it is far more econonmial to cut off the breast and wlng,, which can be used for chicken cre:am or roasted, boiled, or stewed. The legs and the earelcase will always lake most excellent broth. Cut the leat into small pieces, chop the bones, and cleanl the giblets thoroughly. Put these into Cntri.*hirsuthaeamhll men, and~tti *14ngiij .lee tfir tihe?? uian nho perntat nressfitl Sly t a Iiibus trailnway:l crossing. In tight skirts, ssatiiu shoes, silk hobs', and small velvet hats with rakish aig rettes, they took urp a Iupsition at a car stoplping pihair, and iti was not long before a n?giro slouchini g do'wn the .street seized Wilson's silver Iesh purse and fled. - The ditective.s produced revolvers...
INJURIES TO THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
INJUItIES TO TIIE IIEA). After au injury to the head, nothing is so neooocary as rest. says a medical prac titioner. The brain insidev the skull has been jarred and Jolted, and its delicate eoohaulsm is temporarily throwns out of gear. "If you are taken to a hospital you would be wiso to accept the house-sur gcon's offer of a bed for the night; you can go in the morning it you ftel better. It is quite impossible fore the most careful surgeon to predict what the eonsequences may. be; the sigse of grave injury to the skull or brain may not show for twelve hours. t will never take any responsibl lity In these cases. I haves often made a man sign a paper saying that he leaves the hospitall against my recommendation. I. the work of the injured person is con corned with books and figures ie should take sufnillcient ret after.concusscon. of tile brain. The harm is done by strugIl tug back to work when some slight, men tal oonfuislon remains. Give the brain tome and it will reoover itself."...
DRUNKEN PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
DRUNKEN PIGS. - A few years ago, at a New South Wales farm, one of the attractions was a delectable drink ciled mcedd, which the good lady of the house used to make to perfection from bush honey. She used to fortify the mead 'with gin, bit. in one brew she put rather to much of the potent liquid. Two bottles of "square-face" went into a keg instead of one, and the result of over-indulgence led a melr obr of the family into trouble. The farmer's wife lost no time in lemovin-g further temptatio s....,She tipped thle contents of the keg into iicikets, nod,. fsa she' abhorrod waste, she put tilhe mead into the pigs' trough. The grunters acceptea the gilt thankfully. and drained the troulgh to the dregs, but in a quarter of an hour they were the 'most_ drunken lot of hogs in New South Wales. 't.hey danced and squealed and staggered, and a few woent over on their backs and uttered delirious grunts of happiness. Some propped themselves against the sides of the sty and. wondered why the wor...
BOWLING FLEMINGTON RINK TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
BOWLING.. FLEMINGOTON RINK TOURNAMENT. This event nwas commenced on the New market green on Boxing Day, and was suacee?ful l- concluded on Saturday after !oon. Tlhe resultt were as follows:- First Round--Ling (Sandringhbam), 13. beat Shiclds (Ascot Vale). 12; Pearson (Es sclodnr . 17. beat Osborne (Fleminhton). 16; Crawley (Carlton'. 2. beat lollng ( .Arrfeldie). 9; Mills (Williarnstown), 27, bcati Smiith (Footaray). 18: Main (tAberfel dir). 24. beat Newbold (Prince's Park). 71 2tcFartane (Essendon). 28. beat Dowlan Moonee Ponds), 12;: Watson (North -lnl lratl. 17. beat Rennett (Prince's Park), 10. Second Round.-Dredge (llwtbhorn). 18. hbrat Jordan (Flemington). 2:; Bowsmnl (Middle Park). 14, bent 3Malestonta tlfIoo inee Ponds). 11; Pridhaun (Flemington), 26. brat Kemp (Carlton). 12: V'nllins (W'illiamls town) 22. beiat Iolones (Flemington). 14: Orawtey. 33. beat Pearmaon.- 9; Main. 23 beat Mtills 17" Robbio (Fitzroy and st-st Melbourele. , beat Ltg. 17;: MeFarlane. 17. beat Watson,...
SUNBURY WATER TRUST [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
SUNBURY WATER TRUST *-4---- t meetillg of tihe above was hold in tile Mleelanicn " IMal subsequent, to the coun cil meeting. Present: Cmrs. Branigan (in the chair), Ford, Starhie, Buckley. and O'Btiet. Correspondence. S. E. Baileoy, tupertowood. Butter Fac tory. complain?ng of the- poor suppl . in the township. the pressureo'at times get ting as lowe as Olbs. Heoasked that bet ter senpervision be taken by tile' Trust .o iprevecnt, irrigation by the residonts. - Cr. Buckler said he noticed a letter in the "Sunbury News." complalnihg oftlho shortage of water. and here wan a letter on tihe same suObject Could the secretary explain the matter? Tlhe secretary said it was evidently ill consequence ot the Trust not giving ito ollicor-instroctlons to keep a. 'sharper look out for tile waste o water., as was usual ly done r- - . ot season set in. , lio toun w -.a .... et o onvoie 1SP"'·
GENERAL NEWS SEVERAL WAYS TO KILL FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS ----+--- SEVERAL WAYS TO KILL FLIES. Pm To clear a room of flies, carbolic ti acid may be used in this way: Heat a ol shovel or any similar article and-drop thereon 20 drops of carbolic acid. Thi u vapour circulating through the room tl will kill the flies. a A cheap and perfectly reliable fly poison, one which is not dangerous to human life, is bichromate of potash in solution. Dissolov one dram, which can be bought at any drug store, in 2oz of water, and add a little sugar. Put some of this solution in shallow dishes and distribute them about the house. Sticky 9y paper and liquid poisons are among the things of use in killing flies, but the latest, cheapest, and best is a solution of formalin on water. A spoonful of this liquid put into a quar ter of a pint of water and exposed in the room will be enough to kill all the flies. Tb quickly clear the room where there are many flies, burn pyrethrum powder in the roomn. This stupefies the flies, when they may be swept un a...
BANK-NOTES THAT SPEAK AND PREVENT FRAUD. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
BANK-NOtES THAT SPEAK A5)D PREVENT FRAUD. Bank notes that speak have just been patented by a bank note expert, and are exc.ected to be adopted when ban1i otiielus li nd themn eIVes the vic thnis or rtuetu. ' r hn n'in pletO of this invention lies cul!iions shows ~hat the end plat forns and vestibules, which are not or should not be occupied by the pas oengcrs when the train is in motion, form a natural buffer and "yield point," and that the lirst energy of the collision, and generally the wholeo of it, is expended in crumpling up the vestibles-furthermore, this usuallyv occurs without any loss of life. Al. though the steel car will save its in mates from the crashing injuries which result in .more or. less speedy death, it cannot safeguard them from the contusions due to the sudden ar resting of the train and .the hurling of the passengers forward or back-. ward, according as they are in the train which strikes or the one that is run into. These facts are brought out in a report of ...
ARRESTED FOR GOSSIPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 1 January 1914
ARRESTED FOR GOSSIPING. One of Wisconsin's strange new laws passed by the last Legislature, coo monly known as the Gossip Law, has just recently been apnlied for the first time by the arrest of Peter Kesoski, of Niagara. The law provides that gos sip shall be subject to legal penalties, under the same conditions as slander, though with milder punishment, the amnount of malice in thile conversation being the distingulishing point between slander and gossip. The arrest fol lowsed a charge that Kesoski referred slightirgly to a Miss Rosa Burney.