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CENTRAL AVENUE. TO BE PUT IN ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
(I1ENTRAI4 AVENUE. - - 4~-- TO I?E PUT IN ORDEIR. Cr. Johnson, at (\oii'day night's meltiug of ,the council, said that the Avenue bore a neglected appearance, and as the money had been pass?ed for doing the work, it should be car rtied' out. The only thing the couu cil had doneo since the street was elade was to take down the moun talus of mud that were raised there. Cr. M'Donald: MIountalunl Cr. Johnson: Yes; mountains! The children play see-saw on them. Cr. M'Donild: When was thls money passed? Cr', ,Johlnon: .Mlnlltllh ago. Cr. MI'Dolnld: \We must not take the bit Ibetweeon our teeth because we have a few pounds to spare. Cr. Johnson: The money has been passed over 12 months. Or. Pearce: I will second the motion that the work be done. This settled' the argument, and the motion was carried, with Cr. ?M'V)onald dissenting.
THE MARKET RESERVE. PROPOSAL TO ERECT SHOPS OR LEASE THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
THE MARKET RESERVE. 'ItOL'OS'.AfL TO EItECT S1iOL'S OR LEA,3E TIHl LAND. At .Monday's council umeeting Cr. D)ruw said that he thought something ulght, be done with the frontage of the MarketL lteserve facing 3lurkly street. Some pecople, he said, thought the titme was llopportune for build ing shops there-ihe was not one of them. The place, he remarked, ywas nothing but a ,~Up, and this roused the ire of Cr. M'Donlld, who said it was nothinug of the ind-that it was a store-yard for metal, sweepings, etc. Cr. Drew, continiuing, said that they should olther lease the frontage or build .sholps themselves. Cr. Johnson said he thought that the council could 'build and lease shtop premises, but they could not lease the land. Cr. Drew said his proposal would, if carried out, bring ia reil ttue, and that wats surely better tlha an old till fence. "If this lald can be leased," hle remarked, "thou I am favorable to that." Cr. I'earce said he Was opposed to leasing. Cr. Johnson sbid lthat it w...
A BEAUTY CONTEST. STOP, LOOK, AND READ TO BE HELD AT VICTOR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
A BEAUTY CONTEST. STOP, LOOK, AND READ TO BE HELD AT VICTOR THEATRE. Competitors to range between the ages of 12 and 22, Intending contestants may call at Ward Symons, Photographer, Hopkins street, from now until July Ijth, and have their photos taken free of charge. Photos taken will be displayed on the screen every evening until July 15th. Ballot papers will be distributed through out the theatre each evening, and the public will be the sole judges. \'Winner will be declared from the one re. ceiving the majority of votes. FIRST PRIZE . ... o5 o o SECOND PRIZE .. ... 3 c o THIRD PRIZE .. .. I o Result will be announced on July 29th. Advt. The financial statement read ny the town clerk at the last meeting of the council showed the position to be that they were £392/12/2 better off than at the corresponding period last year, the figures being--1913, £3172/19/5; 191.1, £3865/11/7. (
ST: GEORGE'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
ST. GEOIRGE'S PIOTUREn. Tlh nmianagement of St. Georgc's Thcatrc, Yarraville, has booked up a number of star spccialty acts. The first to,appcar will be Munro and Marnal,a unique pot pourri act, who will make their how on Monday night next, 'Their instrmentcli are uniquc, the turn well-stagcd and wcll-dressed, and the whole act may be described as a delightful musical medley. The usual big ilmn feast will also bi givcn, cach programme in cluding two star filn,.
ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
EJ INVJEiIaN IC~S RL1C UtIC . >I'. Nebt..l , 'it an .ur o., r, hald a li.t: .ti workit Id rlteport o h L, MwIondey' t. tlllic+il ll ttO l n tg. A11. 1 3 I [,TO N-,Tr'E.ST F '. Thee, r tl mm rit, with wtil tamil i l- t i'vt, \Iil'l' SE, Whidl WAl Milit tl tlelg l t i allitttelt io , Tht Nill 'l t y 0oi' ,'illllltled Ihnt: the work iwollld alt £i93, d titi tigiti lii fiei dii sci tittialtiitge ivilhd It l I h i ltre wlohr T't otl', Cli'. .\1"1 ).ol lcl din e l lli ig, ( c~l I I'IO I)I! H 1C,O N( ic Il- II '.\ Geoi~long-roqud, niorth side, requir'ed c'lllllltjitlli n t' il tiii i o t I i1m (e ttin it ied 't of £1il ill'd II, wia ia'rte|e that ilthi wol. I Ilb lo ItL''i ttut." NI;WMVI'I.I-STiLI'ET (lEnid Egmly. i. I At ltpotiti ilg llt i it l'?iqieL - 'o liC \iii'io, Al i ii l i- andt CIt i ., for 't'l. i'rs at liit' '.ti lt o1" Ncti -illt , .tu. .Nt'.]lull ?laited hH ! th. 1110 wire 1 Wal? il a ba;d intll , butl ;a this111" hlad heten bro'u.htl~l shoutII 'y thle truthe|l tol anld th...
WEST FOOTSCRAY. A PROGRESSIVE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. DESIRE AN IMPROVEMENT LOAN. TO IMPROVE THE SURROUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
WEST FOTSCRAr Y. .\ 1I1o(IlotI\,IV I'ttOpt IIlSSS AS ,'?0(0A'I:ION, Iot,''Iitl' AN I.t I';tIt VO\ M'I';N'' ,LOAN. 'fly I.1111'IIO) ,l. TI'|I, ,MUlitIOUNIFo I N(S 1. . ., litilltl itVt'y ,tnictit. hli Of Illte [I~t' ('l'rlr y ('i.l.n l g I ?o lllllUll.lllti(ll i' ril'c ivdh' fit llle l ilt ' t t' e )l oot,(''to y W elr o g r 's s .\i a i ai lt s , i t g ' nJ t h el Jii t lt t i n l 11 ('tl e r ( II'I'. Iiu l ,W ol 'h:," o J'Ol" (l110 ~h1 ')f - lniet of lit titled y; it lil .o . tt lit Inti~o lns IJst e il lS\( i 'ihllilll thro gllh the l tiool II t lll il( i V de t i it (toellti ('t;InIt - ]tlir it l y I hi e it. Ihe ll-it to tofore ite ietly of illht 'l.. til uti iohir coll h tllllllttlllioll (it I gilhlt. 011V 1 wlt it r'le;Id on itiinttly night. W i'n tl'llilip (';rd muln,-ilted o1" ;I r'( ques,", 1to pull? ll ".ilhl fiIle t i r'ove Il .en o' forl gillI ll in olll f" tIhll ,l'p " 'nlto tlrel'l n thi Ih l lh ii ly. 'l1lil0, wrller sttled that Ihe irlcat1ay'er. Iv t t'(, iii ttll li...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
HELP YOUR TOWN. Talk about it. Write about it, Help to beautify it. Buy all you can in it. Advocate progressive ideas, Remember that by assisting trades. men you help the place along, Kcep your money in the place. Sell all you can and buy all you can at homo. The men who have invested in stores, workshops and other business places are building up the town, and they should lie supported.
EUCHRE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
JUCIHRE PARTY. The Summerhill Football Club held a successful euchre party and dance in the Royal Hall Footscray, Mr A. Ellens president being chairman. The hall was tastefully decorated by the ladies committee. Miss O'Brien (Newport) carried off the ladies' prize a very pretty toilet set, the gift of Mrs Ellens and Mr F. Shilling the gents, a handsome umbrella the gift of the President Mrs McKay won the ladies' booby prize a silver butter dish the gift of Wally Studld and Currie Govan, and Mr F. Billet won the gents a very useful and acceptable prize in a razor the gift of Mr .1. Atkins. Mr C. Tully presented the ladies prizes and the President the gents. After the cards dancing was indulged in by over fifty couples. The songs of Mr C. Bannister of Newport and Mr Fred Shilling added to the suc cess of the evening, and all present voted it one of the best assemblies held locally.
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
RO WING. i'he lmue?ler,? of thu Iouotsern? y c'ity I1iWilg Club heolt tleh ' .llinnul I l 'Itk F'ullr- -Oared C(oilletiutlin Iist ti'dIyl,V. The raIing wl a ? ltelrest fig, ti gr??eat trollnaise was .hbowii by stllle f ltle ni lew iembers. Ittllls: I-Irst HIoLlI 3oltillt'h" 's cW heal. Crn's te'?w. $eton.id [eat; ltwce?tt's crew IhIlit iudollu's crew. Third Hldt,: S l tilloU's crew heul 'n olt sl' crew. . ,Louis 1:(,I, .A. (';1m ?.)?bell ("., S. I'ai"' I1 "I"h • h iv -1\\"' ".,r W rl" . , ..?" ,,.""," IltIIV 2C,. A. ,nparkaL h(bow), Bi, .l iitit b e (Cot), ing lllllcllt will7ti , and W. Iobinsn Th'lis t?flornl oon tL ll 11ual footballl ll match b?otween( l Soluth .oran anl d Ithe .llra g. After the iimatchl it I'owel', will 'be enlte lllud at dlinr! Iy th le country club, and al II sit will he I111tid to the Yon Yean Rlleslervoir ton tIh itlliday. T?Lrai ile iutes Situcer sll't lt tI 1.33 Ip.l., to ctlo \-vey Inllen 's aillld supporOl'ers. S?leci;l car r'llges have bcenul reserved.<...
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
LACROSSBE. SAi the Univcrslty ground last Hat , urday Footacray disaplpointed .both .thlenlsl et and 1onloo31ker1 by being -'V ' ' en ' l'y f tedŽ . ?, nt.' ough 1 rI 3 wishing to deprive Univeraity of any credit for their well-deserved victory, it could not possibly be said that lootscray showed anything like the formi they dispilayed against South Yarra and previous miatches. Unt ver?iity's passinllg was m.lost aIcuratie, while that, of l'ootscray was all ;astrl'ay. The locals made Illanly splrit ed attacks, that gave, the ilimpression of all ilmmediate recovery, bIut they IIsSually died away il the face of the S(0,lld d(efence of the home team. Foot hl'ray were very slow to got goinlg, flh?e "llues" scorlllng three to nil In 3 the first ter,. .\fter the change lthe Sformer iiteam ilmproved slightly, the (sore's readinllg live to one inl favor of University at the half-the linterval, Th'le second hall' was IIlor1 evenly conltesstte, buil. the local teamlll did not revive suffilell...
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
At 'lte Loyal \Waratah Ladies' L.A.I'.S. Lodge, No. 16, ileeting the \\ewly ilntalled olliters took (heir re spccIive placcs, and Sister Mrs". 31i lehi, VW.M., presided over a very falr al'ttendalce of cmemlbern, with tile assia?latie of Sister \ltiss Arnold, D.31. Six candidate.j were illitiated and Instructed by the \\.I., andfour prlopsitiolls were received. .Amougst correspondence was at lello. from the secretary (Miss Whitehead) re thle lootseray Creche . Ihe secre I"y's blllllance-sheo t lad auditors' re lort was adopted the lodge night pre louls',
RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
RACING. The \Vintcr mccting of thle Williamstown Racing Club held last Saturday was one of the most interesting and well-alttnded that the club has yet lcld. The racing was ex cellent and interest was well matntaincdl throughout the afterntoon. A feature of the racing was the fact that the wiitners of the principal cvenllts (the Ilurdlo Race and Stcoplechiase)-Conminon King and Corad jil-won the correspondinig cvents at the Winter mccting held last year;. Mr J. L, Johnstone, a well-known Iootscray resi dent, acted as starter, and in that capacity left nothing to be desired. During tihe afternoon M. Gailleux, the French aviator, performed some tiln evolutions over the courset the spectators obtaining a mtagnili ccnt view. The Victoria Racing Club will open their Winter meectitng at fatmous Flcmington this afternoon when the great attraction will be the Grand National Hurdle race, of three miles. There was 17 horses left in when final acceptances were declarctd, and the event should b...
SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
SOC&'ER. Northun'berlaud and Durihami Unit ed last Saturday ylsited- the lrrmuing ham Victoria Club at 3iddle iPark. The locals played thile same team as appeared at Spotswood the previous week, viz.: Rlobilson, -Ieloos, Long thorpe, Thompson, Stoveas, Jeffroy, Weston, Laycock, Weston, Bell and lMarsilen. N. and i). won the toss and had the advauntage in thoe first half of a strong wind. Blirmingham started strongly,- and very soon after the start their outside right received possession, and getting past the backs, had. only one man to ,beat to get il his shot, This heo did and easily expect that the player would not be allowed to -get; in his shot, !and did not attempt to save. After this re verse N. and -D, played up well, and were soon swarming round the home sters' goal,' their 'backs and goalie clearing, several, times very luckily, At this point O. \Veston very cleverly boeat.two or three men, only to shoot right outside., 13hminghlam were still dangerous at times with...
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
YUUWI?IALL NU L?lMI? A agltis' Ltuplelill footLbaill tiaut ,billl't'lltytl onl Sittl rday lil lIt I1l)eor 'a1i',, a111d spoeil it very eijtyal lelh S1111. 'he illllame was wIll by tbeer 'la'k by 5.- to 2.7. l"itzmlriclI t'for W\\ai tl, Jelly trloeri, Motog itlheli, Ilelps, tll'tIllln, l);l is illllld "(;illpl" 1IIiiiit I lt did lllmost of' lt'e scouli, g hi,?etd well, Jot Lddy, flI, e (aitaltii. Illid i trlyig tlilal k.e pinll.:g iie men iii thalti plaes, who, Il jhlleir cagernel'I,? Sl the ci i' iiie hai all 11 , g ilid illiI11 . " iim 11" Orillitl, o trlii ii i every "Nlilall , sh wed al'l ll i ois l d ist . Slollell c llts the . I nly 1i l ai tlo keep (he l hlllilll dttica Ity 1 "I Ii ) M'ielsl t tit'll hii, plice. Il, t:lies 1'o11111 Ile lick I ell it \tlruie i i it t t \ iil']l, .\ r'i r11. 1 lit h la iii ahe playet'd oi il " J'il i uly \\beni s(\(ever'il of t11 "Iln]}" will be lo klcl.l te!' tihe ftuce, Jelly, .tll*,. tile I oI ll , rep. t l'let. 11 l, l il l .d \i ll (', .\ a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
For Electro plated and Fancy iGoods. Including Vases, Cruetse, Ornaments, Bronze Figures, Dinner and Tea Sets, Clock Sets, Ladies' Bags, Purses, Writing Cases, Albums, Bibles and Prayer Books of all denominations, Call and inspect the stock of A. G. GREEN, Late Treweek) 151 Nioholson Street. Footeoray Early morning delivery of Tile Argus. Weekly and Monthly Magazines in great Variety. Toy for the Children. NURSE WA DE 37 Station Road, Seddon. Late of 6 Errol Street, SHIP INN IHOTEL, Maribyrnong Street, now under entirely new management A Ales, Wines and Spirlnt of the Finest Quality in Stock. Vaoancses for Boarders, Singl Rooms, Good Table. Modorate Terlia. We respectfully sollcit your patronave. Footsoray and Yarraville Carrier To and from Melbourne Daily, Local office-8 Kent Street, Yarraville, A. Alexander o F. Anderson General Carrier. Parcels delivered to all suburbs. Picnic Parties attended All orders promptly attended to. Head oflice--86 Little Collins atreet, Mol" bourne. Te...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb & Lon CHAPTER VI (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
ITHE PITFALL," By SIR WILLIAM MAGNAY, Bart,. Author of "The Master Spirit," "The Rted Chancellor," "A Prince of Lovers," etc, Published by Arrangement with Ward, Loch & Co, Ltd., Melb & Lon CHIIAPTERR VI. (Contlnued ) "No; It would be almost bad form to intrude nlow. Except that we mtay alie II Ihal tile hint, does not convey lht: PrIofessor's ownl sentiments nor, I shottll imagine, Is daughter's And II1t 13?ron aeems scarcely entitled to ;oiy lI!Inctiolls conslderationo" "I wiisl we had never mentioned 1alml,; Them now," said Dalray re, :;rlfully. "'It would have been so y''cr tI run llacross tI(ho by accident, IIi thle n'ron could inot very well have Icllcted ius off the Island." "Yes. It was rather shortsiglhted." 'tlghti:Ul agreed. "W\\e are in rather ;il ;lilvward predicalmelt. Tihe Chll w(,'rtn real scOlltl nits ecarcely count, si ll IItal they are Ithe aIron's gtucelt Alyhow. if we go, the posiltlon of aiTairs will be ratller strainI ;d.' A letter ill an ollci...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
BY ~DULL'S EYE." Thle 0110ovc d~li ho atlolot loot. $~Liil' 10 V oo I 01m at. 301) ynrdo, tilc o\;li~t i,eiiig tleo Slidl mitmoot,, thecre h;~ t~he folio wilng, Il ordei':-GC. )t.Iollmiii, mitO015; 3.. Ilairtsool, (13.7i.7); A.~ .J. )1'Dofnlld, 64.6.70; 0. M~oore, 120.0 ariltdrtonn, 63i.4.60; J. 9.11;3' Niiioi ll), 1) t.tJiT ~lV. Ken-:) OI)..iy, 5MI).) t: Uo. o..;7 Shut 9, 50.5 11.1; . 1. iiohiuimi iimi slii.i tOO;2.1, N: 'ml i~lJ~llli?. )i).1. P (2.\·1 1~ .t, Joint, 313.5.04; 1)1'. Rohiii'1oil, 35.11.01 To-mullS I ''mci 0thit IInottimi're S~l ' 'I'~. .'moootii·ollll, 2; Ijoiol, ,~H Ivllaoi
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 4 July 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES DENTIST TO -Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw a, Grocer., P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. re.., ?...By:Exalpe. Melb. Univer"it Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray, GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES & W. G. "SHEPHERD CATERER, "Roseville," 85 Paisley Street, Footscray. Crockery and Catering Recquisites on hire. Tenders for Wedding lreakfasts, Banquets Social, Garden Parties, Picnics, Smoke N ight to, Up -to-date Plant, Best recommendationsl Tendere any district. 'llone, 278 Footscray. WHYPAYRENT When you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms in any part of the di.trict, or any subuIrb, for Small Deposit and the Balance as rent AE. WEIL AD Builder and Contractor, " The Gables," Cr.Paisley & Victoria Sts. Footscray. Or any Agent. Miss Florence A. Green D.M.S.V. Piano, Theory and HIarmony.0 69 Oreawick Street, Footscray. The State Savings Bank of Victoria, (Guaranteed by the Govermlent of Victoria) A branch of The State Savings Bank is now open at SU...
FOOTBALL. FOOTSCRAY V. ESSENDON. A STRENUOUS STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
FOOTBALL. -------+- Notes by "HALF FoRwAnRI,." FOOTSCRAY V. ESSENDON. A' STIRENUOUS STRUGGLE. Crowds of Footacray supporters journeyed to Essendon last Saturday strong in the hope that the six years' cycle of defeats on that ground would he broken, and that the tricolors would avenge the defeat Intlicted on theta eacrlier lu the season. But those hopes were doomed to disappliolnt luout. Fuotscray were weakened by the absencu of UBlxter, whose dash, pluck and skill is invaluable in a strenuous contest, but the most dis appointing features of the match was the failure of Dodeaicide, either to hold the ball whuen it was forwarded to him. or to klck goals when he had the opportunity, and the nlujury of Baubury just at i a time when his ser vices were most needed. The game was fast and strenuous to a degree. Thu heavyweights on the Essendon side used the weight they possessed unsparingly, and though this was done mostly In te cord with the rules; though Footscray tried to respond in kinu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
IPECIAL NOTICES WILLIAMS --TH E SHOEMEN Otherwise known as 'The Firm that does things' have just bought For Spot Cash All the LOCK, STOCK and BARREL of the Exhibition Boot Company Prty. Limited of 142-144 Nicholson-streot, Footscray. To celebrate the event with Eclat \VE, i.e. WILLIAMS THE SHOEMEN Are now holding a BIG BOOT BOOM when the whole of the stock of Boots and Shoes will be sold at Prices too small to CAST A SHADOW, In addition to this, the House of WILLIAMS THE SHOEMEN with branches in Ballarat, Ben digo, Yarraville, Williamstown, Windsor, Newmarket, Ararat, Daylesford, I-Hamilton, H-orshanm, Maryborough, St. Arnaud, Sta well, \Var'racknabeal, and Rain bow, believe in giving the CASH-I -- BUYER a preference over the Credit Cus tomer, and will introduce their COUPON - -- SYSTEM by which every customer will receive a coupon for every six pence spent. With these coupons you will be able to secure a nice present for the home in the shape of crockeryware, etc., etc. COLLECT COU...