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ESSENDON CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23. Present—All councillors. Finance Committee. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
ESSENDONý' "CITY C: : 0::.: OUNCIL " 9 IO'EDAY, FEtBRUARtY 23.. 9 Present-All cosuncillolr. " 'Finaice Cotmnittce, Cr. I' S. Cole, clhi.irman, presided. Ba-l:thii' iln: Mtaribyriioig River. The' town clerk submitted a draft .bye-lay designed to restrict.bathing within certaiu lirnith .aboutL th bridge, where it beCtra otfensivo fo Indes paosingbyy. necer. sudy opposed the bye-law, its it was necessary to tueach the yolulg ebple to Cr. Roberts 'warmunnly .sapioried, nrgin that ladies visitjog the river should no0 be disconcerted by' thle sight of bathlers robing and disrobing. The river couldI no0 ,oe given over to bathers. There inst:b e some control of tile river. Ile -hoped tle bye-law would pass. They rouhl not toler ate stark naked hoodlumns uller tile brirlge had diviug?. off the landing- stages. Cr.- Eddy: Why, there are?at,Ub bathers on itheosea beaches to every.siigle one at tile taribyrnopg, river: -- ..: ,. - Cr; Downing, would not be .dispoosed. to object .to anyone bathi...
MOTOR-DRIVEN ROAD BUILDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
MUTUI-UDRIVEN ROAD BUiLDERt. A eblf propulled road-building ntia lino hhs been tested at Los angeles with results that are said to be hig , Iy satisfactory from the standpoints (of eflcienv iitnd economy. The en gtine which'does 1ill the work is a six cylinder, distillate burning gas engine of 80-horso power. which operates a series of bucket chains tlhat dig tlhe soil to In depth to ciglteeni inlches, and the tooth ;rumed buckets are so Ipowe'rful that they will cut through a finislhed pavement if it Ibe desired .to rebuild streets. The earth is picked utp by these buckets; carried to a inixelr i llt he body of the machine, atnd thlorouhtlv omtlllned with any desir cil linioer hlot aslihaltum or crude oil, ioand is llthen spread evenly uld rolled, all in one operation. A trailer con taining the binder follows the nmachine, and it is necessary to have a strifig of them in readiness as the device ,'oper ates witl, great sipeed. Thle earth is dii up, mixetd, relaid itndl rolled at tli...
CHURCH NEWS ST. THOMAS CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
CHURCH NEWS sr. TIIOMAS' CIIUCII.CL Tie Elev. Roscoe Wilsont locum tenens during tile absetnce oni lurloughli of Canon 1italco?, commenced his millstry ot ?Ul uOsy iist. Tlhe scason ll enl t is to sce ulltllth ittreased activity iamong tilturcll workers both at St. TlhomtaS' and St. Ja?ies'. 'l'ho series ol Lentern sermons talt meetings have been issued. Commenc nllg on bnallaly IllOrllilng ieit anld cOlltilUe oll eaclh undtay morning during Lent. Mr. wilson will speak onl "tile Undyiyg ivts uage of a ForgotteiL Prophet-' OIL hUlltl:tY alVeli?,gs atnd these ace specially for n0e1, tlero will be "Qtluiet talks about tile alas ter." There will be no special atternlooll adidreses. but we hlole to see the men in lilge t ulnibers att tile eveninigt sevice. 'tile C.L.MLS. are rallying their teon friends for la5se5 iddrtesss. ir. Wilson has a mes sage lor tile meni of Esselldlon. Thi' -'io work that he l:ls IpUt ill alohllgst the mllh ot Ivanhoe and iBaIynI, ailltd also110 in tile tiltutay...
GENERAL NEWS WORRY CAUSES GREY HAIR. HOW IT ACTS ON THE BRAIN CELLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
GENERAL NEWS --4-- WORRY CAUSES GREY HAIR. HOW IT ACTS ON THE BRAIN CELLS. We have often heard that worry can kill even the nine-lived cat, but we have only half believed it, and until now we have had no scientilic proof that it was so. .Medical science has recently confirnm ed the fact and explainhd how worry ommuits its murders. It has reached ihe conclusion that in many instances of what have been regarded as lunacy, and from which the vactim finally dies, the case has simply. beeon one of acute worry::.--ylustoad of the person dying of ;mental breakdown :6ho:lhs' worried . Worry, meuical scioen "a, Jo as the dominenco of one idea, -usually that of fear. There is a fear of'some existing condition or dread of what may happen. The idea crowds all others from the mind, or permits them only the feeblest and occasional act ivity. The most terrible tyranny is tihe tyranny of an idea. This one idea pounds hammer-like, upon one set of brain cells. It over stimulates them, causing an unus...
PARS FROM ALL PARTS BURNING SEAWEED. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
PARS FROM ALL PARTS - "------ BURNING SEAWEED. -Seaweed burliug il Norw'av is one of the most interesting out-of-the-way industries recently described in the United States consular reports. An ellorlmous amounat of seaweed is de positel on tile coist by the iaves in spring, and in sotite- places the weed Is cut by boatmen. Two-wheeled waggons are loaded with the wet, slimy weed, which is taken up the beach and spread out like hay to dry. It is thouen raked up in heaps and burn ed. Thle ashes are exported to Scot 'h intd,, tlhere. tlhey 'are Iused ill the manufacture -of iodine: For the past 45 years seaweed ashes hare been ex plorted regularly firom Stavanger to `Scotland'-to thoeextent of 1500 tons aid! upwiuids paerannum: ?-This in ,dustry3is an imsportant source of rev oniiue?to .the peasants -who are .frtun :ate enoiughlto possess rinarian rights, and attempts to.purchase such rights ýfromi.their hierdlitary owners rarely succeed: For. si time tl6 burning of seaweed iras prohibi...
NEW WIRELESS WONDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
NEW aW IRELESS.t WONDERS. ::The ih'. ireless compass" or directioi finder, .marks almosttas; grent a step 'foriard.in the era of. navigation as the discovery of the ordinary compass did in the old. An: lofficis iat' mar coni Hbuse stated recently that there were twro ways in which the new in ventipo could be of great use. Sup losýiig .that a ear o ship had broken sunto moonl, and btalrs hlad not been visible for two or three days, thi cap ain 'would not know exactly where he irwas. He could not tell by wireless to any would-be rescuer precisely in which direction to steam. But if a, ship fitted with a direction finder came along;,then shewould be able to find out where the vessel in distress was in relation to herself, and so be able to race to the rescue, so long. as she received signals. The second prin cipal use for-ithe finder was -that of discovering a" ship's position: with re gard to any coast or station.' , When approachiiig the shore and uncertain of his ship's exact positi...
COMEDY AND TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter — 26 February 1914
CO1MEDY NI) I'IRAGEDY. Cohin now. : to the actor's everyday life. If you are a comnedian you can't get any symipathy. Ever hear two men discussing the illness of a come diau? Jones will say, "I hear .Jack Cannot has appeindicitis." "You don't say, " grins Brown." And then they both -burst out laughing. I' an actor happens to be "a tragerilan it is the other way a out. Every happy littli episode in his life is referred to withi}atadItoath. ?· ':D"id 'ou hear jboiiitM J3'' lvinriowrenr nno astOUa andiat 'th"?e n tticl. MtSith" a ill say. ')edr' mo." Robinson',will reply; alid they. will look as if they had been ask ed to have a last look at the body be fore the lid is screwed down.--Fred Niblo ofi' the disadvantages of beinh an actor'in the 'Theatre Magazine.