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DEBT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
DEBT CASES. At Thursday's sitting of the Footscray court, orders were ob tained in the following debt cases J. S Anderson v. Bert Stephens (Mephan Ferguson, garnishee), .-£1/15/6, with 7/6 costs ; v. A McFarland, £2/2/, with-7/6 costs; v. Thomas P. Hill, .£2/10/6, with 7/6 costs; v Donald M'Neil, &4/14/ with 7/6 costs; v. William Lowe, _£4/4/6, wjtk 7/6 costs; v. William McHarg and N. Sevenson, j£l/l6/, with 7/6 costs; Michael Carroll v. David Burke, ^4, with 15/6 costs; W. Reynolds v-G. Tippet, ,£4/0/8. with 15/6 costs.
FAREWELL SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
FAREWELL SERVICE k . I On Sunday night last the Rev. ■ T. C. Renloul conducted his fare well service in the Bay View Road Methodist Church, which was. crowded to the doo s. The text was taken from the third Kpist'e of John, 4lit verse "Greater joy have I r.onethan this, to know that my prople walk in the truth " The preacher snid that the Ap^s'.le John who wrote these words was almost at the end of an unusually long life, sixty years of which had been spent in transcendent Christian Service. From his pen h?d come a large part of our New Tenement. He had enjoyed every thrill of exquisite and rapturous Christian emotion; but as he surveys all the varied sources of his happiness,- he gives the "pre-eminence to the knowledge that his flock were walking in, truth. The preacher then enlarged on two points (1) 'l ht peculiar pri^ilipes of a Christ ian Minister, (2) His peculiar joy. 1 Priviliges. Probably it is given to no public man to enter so com pletely into the lives of his peop!e as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
For having ridden a bicycle on the footpath, William Newman was fined'10/- at Monday's Foot, scray Court." Before' purchasing boot* aad ihoea inspect STEELS Boot Emporium, opposite the James Cuming Institute Yarraville. All leading manufact urers, Marshall, Goodwear, Stafford, Etna and others, in great variety. Price, the lowest, quality, the best. Established 38 years. You nay go furlhor and far# worse.—Adv*.
YARRAVILLE A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
YARRAVILLE A.W.A. At the last meeting of Yarraville branch A.W.A., four propositions we're received and four new mem bers elected and installed by Mrs McPherson, member of the Board. After the usual business was trans-, acted, an enjoyable evening- was spent by the members and friends in music and dancing, while re freshments were provided by the President. The syllabus item for next Monday evening is a demon stration in first aid bythe F.A.V.A. at which the public are cordially invited.
Send Off and Presentation to Mr W Piggott. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
\ ; • ; . • . • • • • - • Send Off and Presentation to ~ • Mr W Piggott. " | On Saturday night last, the em ployees of the Yarraville Sugar Woiks and a host of Citizens as sembled in the spacious commer cial room at "Mr Tom Parry's Vic toria Hotel, Yarraville, to do honor to Mr William Piggott, a foreman at tlie Refinery, prior to nis trip to Old England's Shores. It was the desire of the Commit ee that the guest should get a real good send off, and it was carried out to the letter by Secretary Alex Allan. Mr Tom Hepburn, in the absence ' of Mr'J. Fraser occupied tbe chair, ' and read a telegram from the latter, wishing the guest bon voyage. j The loyal toast having been drank, Mr J. McLean gave a very pleafing overture, and liter on sang, "'My Old Shakoo", Mr jas Durstnore recited Soidier and his Bible", and was highly appre-! dated. Mr John C..mpbtll gave . "The Anchor Weighed" and had ! to respond to ao encore. Mr Tom I Odgcn as usual brought down the house with "'A Warrior Bold"...
IMPROMPTU CRICKET MATCH AT J. MILLER & CO'S PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
IMPROMPTU CRICKET MATCH AT J. MILLER & CO'S Pl'CNIC A most interesting diversion to the ordinary sports programme at James Miller & Co Employes' Picnic was an impromptu cricket match between two teams selected from .the employes and visitors. By some unfortunate circumstance the supply of cricket material did not include wickets the committee had perforce to resort to improvised wickets which, by the way, were not composed of regulation stumps but stumps of trees of .considerable demensionsT-about 2 feet in dia meter by 4 feet high. This should have proved a great advantage to the bowlers, but in some cases had an opposite effect, as the batsmen when clean bowled refused to deliver up the "willow" to his successor on. the ground that the bails had not been knocked off. Ex-Mayor H. Jenkins aud Ex-Cr H E Caldecott figured' prominently in the game, especially the latter who showed that he had not lost his "'old time form" with the ball. The south warder showed- his prow...
EMPLOYES PICNIC. MESSES JAMES MILLER AND CO. A SUCCESSFUL OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
[ EMPLOYES PICNIC. - j. MESSES JAMES MILLER 1 . AND CO. A SUCCESSFUL OUTING. I The weather on Saturday morning last was. any thing but promising, the day breaking with a cloudy sky which threat ened rain, but as the morning wore on the weather became bright and cheerful. It was the day ior the holding of Messrs James Miller and (Jo's, Yarraville and Brun.i-.v-i;;v em ployes afinual picnic, and thin year the outjng took place at Frajikston, whither the picnic kers -ourneyed by special train which left Yarraville at 8.45. with about 300 passengers. Another detachment joined the ,train at Footscr&y, and a' larsja number of the Brunswick em ployes awaited the trains ar rival at Minders street. The visitors included Or Jenkins, Ex-Cr. Caldeeott, Mr 1). T. Barnet (town clerk), and l£x Cr Hills and Ex Com. Stwuvt On arrival at Frankston the picnickers1 madeT; preparations for a good da's outing. A fine program of sports was. run oil without a hitch, and an im promptu cricket match....
PRESENTATION TO Mr DEARIE Retirement From Sugar Works. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
PRESENTATION TO Mr DEARIE Retirement From Sugar Works. A very pleasing ceremony took place iu the spacious diniiig-TCom at the Yarraville Sugar Works on Tuesday, when the employees assembled to say good bye to Mr J. I,. Deaie, who is retiring on his pension after 21 yeais' service. Mr Alfred Turner, who acted as chairman, on behalf of the sub scribers, presented Mr T)earie with a copy of Webster's Encyclopaedia; and for his wife a gold bangl.e.and a marble clock; r Tur.n erf.-f""d "^HeT time haj\ come when we have to part. To day we are losing one,of the best men that ever come inside the gates;" (Applause,) ( Mr Dearie in responding said: - "After listening to the kind things which I have just Heard said of myself to-day v and the beautiful and serviceable gifts presented to me and my gocd wife, I cannot keep from asking myself if really I anideserving if it all.I feel I am at a lo&s for language in which I may sufficiently express my thanks and my deepest gratitude for it ...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
General Nev/s. The first prosecutioj instituted by the Footscray council for non payment of electric light accounts, took place at Thursday's'" court, when the council obtained an order against Ernest Hawkes for £ 1/16/3. The maintenance case, Jessie Duncan v. Alfred Duncan, was further adjourned at Thursday's ^ourt until Thursday, April 23. The local Champion Battalion cadets who journeyed to Castle maine to. compete in the Competi tion, were defeated by theBendigo High School. ^ The local cadets Drum and Bugle Band which was formed last month is progressing satisfactorily. The band has now five drums; Jwelve bugles, and one bass drum. • • • • Orders were "obtained in the following debt cases at the Footscray Court on Monday:— TV. H. Birch v William T. Man ley and Lily Hanlcy £2, with 12/6 coats,-Sarah Campbell v. William ^Quin. £2/12/- with 15/- costs ; ituth. Smith"- v. Stanley Henry, £4/1/4 with 15/- costs ; D. A. HcPherson v Alexander Doig 19/5 with-15/ costs ; Sophia Meadows v...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
$ swiaacNG. * The Footscray Swimming Club held its members' meeting at it:s bathing-place in the river at Foot scray on Saturday afternoon. There was a large attendance, and great interest was taken in the racing In the 500 yards handicap three of - the competitors made a dead heat for second place. The principal event, the 200 yards championship of the club, attracted six starters. After a good race, A. Stevens won by a yard in 2min. 52^sec. About six inches separated M. Opie and R. Davidson, who finished seeond and third respect ively, The 50 yards consolation was won by R. Clack (9sec.) in 35 l-5sec. J. Myall (6sec.) was second and ,.J. Mitchell (llsec.) third. Excellent work was shown in the diving handicap competition, vi hich was won by C. Elser from I,. Castleton and R. Samson. Other events resulted as follow: —100 yds Handicap, First Heat—S. Peterson (6sec,) 1; C. Booth 11 sec. 2, A. Stevens, 3 sec 3; Time, lmins 13sec, Second heat —H Syraond lOsec, 1; W Lavender 22sec, 2; E...
FLOWER SHOW. OPENED BY LADY STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
FLOWER SHOW. ' OPENED BY.LADY STANLEY. The autumn show, of' tue" Footscray .Horticultural Soc iety, winch was held on Tues day evening in the Masonic • Hall, proved very sticcesiiuj. ihere was a large attendance ■of members and the general public, and the line display oi v nowers was much achnired. The opening ceremony was performed' by Lady Stanley, who attended the show accom panied' by Sir Arthur Stanley, and Uaptain \*ilson, A.D.C., and was welcomed by Dr Box, on beiiali oi' the Society, and the Parliamentary representat ives who. were present. in declaring tlie show open, Lady Stanley expressed lier pleasure at being present, and to see such a line display oi nowers. £>he congratulated l'ootscray upon having such a line show, congratulated those wlio organised it, and hoped it would prove successiui. Miss liox, daughter oi the. president, presented Lady Stan ley with a basket oi nowers from tlie Society, aud tlie iiiay oress (Mrs Drew) handed lier .Excellency a shower ■ uoqu...
Federal Politics. MEETING AT SUNSHINE. SPEECHES BY SENATOR FINDLEY AND MR FEMTON. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
Federal Politics. MEETING AT SUNSHINE. SPEECHES BY. SENATOR F1NDLEY AND MR FEMTUN. On Monday evening last, at the Mecnamcs' Institute, Sun shine, Senator 1).' J. Findley and Mr J. E. Fenton, delivered addresses. Jur Jtsiair -presided over an attendance of about iifty and introduced the speakers. Senator, Jb'indiay,; said that Federal- politics was," like . the weather,- »ore or less unsettled, and indicative of a change at any time, but when it would come was problematical. When I it did come about, the Labor party would courageously and determinedly face the situation conlident in the belief whether it was a single, or a ,doUK>le dis solution,, and to him the latter was unthinkable, that the el ectors would solve the (dilnculty by returning a suiiicient num ber of Labor men to the Mouse to enable them to have staule Government. It seemed but yesterday that the party had appealed to the electors, and, paradoxical as it might seem, although .the majority desired Labor representati...
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves one. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, APRIL 4th 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
The moving finger writes, and [ - having writ - ■Moves,on*' Nor. all; thy piety nor wit Shall lure it'back to cancel *»pH a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word , Of it.. .... ...... SATURDAY, APRIL .4th 1914. As the "Weekly News'' will be published next week on Thursday evening, we would request that all copy should reach the office not later, than Wednesday- Adver tisements will be received until 4 p.m. on Thursday, .. ♦ • # .• • At the Baptist Church. Anderson St, on Sunday morning, a Family Servicc will be held. Parents and Children have been specially in vited-. In the evening the Pastor will commence a series of addresses on the characters in John Bunyan's immortal allegpry '"The Pilgrim's -Progress.!> The character chosen for the.first'addre^fe is "Evangelist"' The Yarraville Band played in Ben William's rotunda on Tuesday night.test:-- •. • ■ S. The following is the voting to date in Frank Cane's beauty com petition now being held at the Yar raville hall:—No 1. 72: 2 20...
SEDDON PICTURE COSUED. ERECTING A HOARDING. CLAIM FAILS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
i seddon picture co. -sued. ERECTING A HOARDING. • « • « * CLAIM FAILS • ' • • • » * At Monday's sit tin* of tbeFoot scrav Court. J A, Switzer. of Pen tland Parade. Seddon, proceeded against the Seddon Citizens Theatre Co. T.td. for the recovery of Al/l^/o Mr W. Brocket appeared for the complainant, and Mr Stephen Kelly managing director for the company ' Mr Brocket said the claim was I for work and labor done in erecting ! E ^M^KeUv contended that the Coy 1 was not liable, but a man n*med j Hinsdale. Complainant stated that on June 1st last he was in Mr Claude Smith s office at Seddon when Tmsdale asked him to erect a notice board on behalf of the Company. The sign was erected on June 30 on land in Pentland Parade, but a couple of months later the board was removed by two of the direc tors of the company on to another P1&lt;Mr Mitchell, J.E.-Who isTins ^ Complainant—He was a director of the company at the time. . Mr Caldecott, J.P.-Was Tins dale authorised to commit the Com...
IVY LEAF LODGE, U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
IVY LEAF LOJJGE, U.A.O.U. The above lodge held, their annual smoke social in the masonic louge-room on liton day March 2tith, A.D. Bro W. Henderson presided and about lJU members and vis ting breth ren were present; including the Urand (juardian, liro oinith, bio Woods oi the Board oi Directors and l\G.lMiro .Liston of the bupreme lodge. The proceedings opened with the usual loyal toast after which lira , Shaliard proposed the toast of tlie Grand L.odge Uui oers. Bro Smith in responding quoted, at some length, ligures lurmshed by the actuary lor IMendly Societies showing the great growth in recent-.years of the various Societies, ana the immense accumulation of funds in their possession, liro \V oods also responded. The toast of. the Supreme Lodge was submit ted by liro JUuncan and respon ded to by liro J. J. Liston.. Bro Liston ia an eloquent speaker and his remarks roused, great enthusiasm The toast. , of Kindred (Societies was prop osed by Bro Butters and res ponded to by Bro Rci...
ART MILLINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 April 1914
K ART MILLINERS. I MISSES RUSSELL and WIL LIIAMS, (late with Miss Sav;ige) 10 Hopkins Street, Footscray. Millinery up-to-date at prices to, suit all classes. Hats renovated. Miss THORNQUEST, Ladies': Milliner, late 10 Hopkins Street, has removed to 94 Nicholson St.! Footacfay. Hair dressed as usual. Combings made up. I'lectric face and head -massage. 1/6.- Letters attended to.