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BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
BOWLING NOTES. NOTES BY "JACK HIGH." Some members of the local bowling club, despite the fact that half the season had passed without the sweets of victory being once tasted, resented the suggestion that they would he better placed in a lower sec tion, and whether as a result of the stirring eltects of adverse criticism, or because for tune for once was a bit kind to them, liter ally wiped the floor with Moonee Ponds last Saturday, The performance was a highly creditable one and the more of the sanme kind of repetitions that are forthcom ing the better will "lack Iligh" be pleased. To see both A. and B. team defeated week after week is depressing to one whose only desire is to see Footscray's sporting institu tions holding their own and players may rely upon it that it is far more pleasant and congenial to the writer to bestow praise than blame. Saturday's performance clearly indicates that the A. team is capable of doing good work if it only sets its mind to It and, pro viding play...
NAPIER STREET PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
N.A f IIs.f ,S'IR'1t ?lJ'' PJCTI'UJR l,. IlThe Scddol Citizen~'s ''heatrc, in con junction wilth the F'ootscra;y Municipal Band will hold a grand picture entertain ment to-night at the above gardens, when an excptiollally varied and very beautiful photo plays, 0loo feet in extent, will he shown. 'lThe:,e photo plays include. scenic, dramatic, comic, and indulstrial subjects. During intervals thle band will render so Iections from favourite musical composers
BRAYBROOK LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
BRAlYBROOh/ LOAN. T'he tiraybrook council recently in vited tenlers for a; loan of £1,000( for the purpose of purchasing a stone crusher and plant. No tenders were received, but an olffer was made by the A.M.P. Society to take up the loan at 5 per cent interest. repayable in sun?s of .t100 yearly, plus interest. At bMonday's meeting of the council, Cr Robinson moved that thei olf'er he accepted. 'The notion was aigr eed to. Owing to the continued illness of Mir. H. Morrison, P.M., his duties, which include attendance at the local court, are to he taken up by lMr Reid Murphy. P.MB., an able magistrate, who has comle into prominence on more thanl one occa sion because of his direct methods in relation to aggressive solicitors.
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER XII. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
RU P E iTA. A ROMANCE, BY 81r William folagnay, Bart,, Author of The ied Chancellor," "The Man of the Hour," "The Fall of a Star," &c., &c. CHAPTER XII. (Continued). So the freo-lanoo, seeing tlis was no situation for trifling, was fain to buy his lifo by consenting to what he tried to persuadoe hIiuself was a bounden if disagreeable duty to the Stato whose hospitality ho hald enjoyed and to its Miuister whose pay hie was taking, and who, after all, was a better judge of the act's justification than ho Inmself could be. Accotldil?gy he hld i lla ken his station, secure from notice, at a point amongtli the iazalea tilusheis t ' which coiittiitditI the path lhading from l below the Iet race to tih hlercury I'.t\'ilion. 11 .asit a mlan's ficur, enierl'u?g l ll the shndow of thile igh piaral pe lt L itd advane. qutickly longe the alley wtthiih i,.n u lwa yards. iII f ro t of tI hetr' tlh?y stootd. 110 ? ii.l: t sigi to ihe two whoi tail l'd I:t iind Iint. andI all thlr?e...
A SERVIAN FAIRY TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
A SERVIAN FAIRY TALE. Once upon a time there was a handsome young Prince named Boris, and as he was out hunting one day he caught sight of a bird whose wings appeared to be of gol ien feathers. , He was so eager to catch this prize ihat he followed it up hill and down dale till at last all the courtiers who had accompanied him were left far behind. The Prince Boris noticed that he had come to a great temple full of sta tues in white marble, and he would have gone into the stately building had not 'a hermit stopped him. "Set not your foot on the thresh hold,'" he said to the Prince, "or you will be changed into a statue like these. There 'is a witch who .dwells on the hill behind the temple, and she .sends out the golden bird to tempt travellers here. Many, as you see, have been unable to resist the desire to enter, and they have fallen victims to the Witch's en chantment. But if you can find her and get near enough seize her hair before she sees you, she will be in your power." Now ...
NEW TREATMENT OF SPRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
NEW TREATMENT OF SPRAINS. A new method of treating sprains has been recommended by a Cana dian surgeon. Everyone whose prac tice throws him in I! o way of treat ing sprains is frequeontly annoyed by the slowness with which the in jured part recovers. The surgeon mentioned, being quite dissatisfied with the usual plans of treatment, was led to employ clay.is an exter nal dressing. He- uses thb ordinary brick clay, free from gravel, dry aR?d finely pulverised mortar, then mixed with just sufficiont water to form a thick paste. This'is spread upon muslin to the thickness of a qgtarter of an inch, applied to the part, and over this a rubber roller bandage is placed just tiglitly enough to keep the dressing from shifting, and to retain. the moisture. Al. the expiration of twenty-four or thirty-six hours the dresbing must be renewed. The writeor reports a number of cases of sprain in which this treatment was used with great satisfaction, tho cure of what were considered very severe spirai...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL Monday, January 19th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
IRA YBROO!K COUNCIL -9--- Monday, January 19th, 91i4. The following councillors were present :-Crs McKay (president), A. Robinson, G. Pennell, Idopkins, Cranwell, Munro, McLagan, Opie, Harrison and Minns. A letter was received from the Department of Lands intimating that in view of the recommendation of the local Land Board, it had been decided to revoke the reservation of thA sit . ii M .ribyml,.o.n.;?,?, ¢r^2 l utr".-" purposes, with a view to temporarily reserving the area for recreation purposes. The site would be placed' under the control of the council as a committee of management.-Re ceived. Mr E. Longton, Angler's Arms hotel, Maribyrnong, desired per mission to carry gas mains to his hotel on the Maribyrnong side of the river.-Referred to gas .company H. Skewes, secretary of the Sun shine Progress Association, wrote asking that the drains in Morris street be so constructed that the water would run away. At the present time the water lay in the gutter in a stagna~;t state. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit The ]Leading Shoe Stores In the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY?0S - rhono Footacray 235J. Alao at 170 Swnm St., Richmoud. P'hoo ~Y~tdlr 180,, ......... BEAUTIFUL ......... PRESENTS AT PUNS.HONS CHINA! GLASS! ELECTRO! UTENSILS ! FREE DELIVERY throughout 1Footscray, and to Ascot, Essendon, Brunswick, N, Mlelbourne, Plrahran, Sunshine, Williamstown, &c. - Goods Packed lor Rail.- Deposits Taken, Goods on Hire. Punshon's, 143 Nicholson Street, FOOTSCRAY, (Evan Rees' Hardware Department) You will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the "Winter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. He has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. "is Address Is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) ---Ladles' Costumes a Speclallty.---- .. KING'S .. The CERTAIN REMEDY for all kinds of Rheumatism Prove on enquiry to Mrs :tyles, 71 Murphy St., Rtlchlulod; MIra l)riscoll, 28 Granville Street, Prahran;...
BRAYBROOK BREEZES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
There were several breezy passages between councillors at the Brayhrook council Ineeting on Monday, and once the president (Cr McKay) warned Cr Opie, who would persist in interrupting of the powers that the chlirm,'nan pos sessed. This had the desired effect on Cr Opic, who remained quieter tilan usual for some time. Cr O ie first burst forth his wrath upon tie Secretary, and desired to know who erected the engine-s.hed at Braybrook. Mr Andrew (secretary)- The coun cil's day-men. Cr Opie- But who authorised the work ? Mr Andrew- The council did. Cr Opio--I wasn't present. Cr Pennell -Well you should have been. The secretary later reported that the engine shed wanted painting at a cost of £6/101-. Cr Penncll contended that this ex pense should be borne by the whole shire. Cr Hopkins- Why was this shed ever built down there ? It should have been built in the council's yard at Deer Park. Cr Robinson-- We saved mioney by having it built at 13raybrook. Cr Opio strongly protested against ...
ELECTRIC LIGHT AT SUNSHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ELEOTRIC LIGHT AT SUN SHINE. Mr. -H, V. McKay's contract with the Braybrook Council to supply the street lighting of 29 lights at Sunshine expired on December 31st. last, and Mr. McKay wrote to the council at its meeting last Monday intimating that he found it impossible to renew the contract at the same figure as last year, viz; £6o. He was prepared to renew the agreement for £75 or a year's supply of 26 lights This, he said, did not pay the cost to him of maintaining the light. Cr. Robinson moved that the offer be accepted for a term of 3 years, Cr. ()pie- An increase of r 5 is a good deal. If the price is to increase each time, we must stop it. Mr. Andrew (secretary)- - I du n,ot think the council culid get the light cheaper anywhere. Cr. Ctanwell- It looks like get ting in the thin edge of the wedge. Cr G. McKay- The cost is less than the council would have to pay for kerosene. Cr Mcf.agan---The amount might Cr. Cruiwvell- -It looks as though Mr. McKay has got us at his mercy. C...
Preserved French Beans. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
Prsorvle Frenoh Deane. French beans should be gathered when fully grown, but not with seed. They will keep for several months in air-tight jars three parts filled with a simple preserving liquor, made by boil ing water mixed with a good quantity of salt. The brine mixture must be quite cold before the beans are placed in it. Fill the remainder of the jar with salad oil, and cover over. Before cooking the beans soak them in several' changes of warm water, then be care ful to put them into fast boiling water,
PUBLIC HEALTH ENDANGERED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
PUBLIC HEALTH EN DANGERED. At the local court on Monday, M. C. Whitehead, city inspectpr, pro ceeded against George Davis, a builder for not providing proper sani tary conveniences for his workmen engaged in erecting a house in.Vic toria street. Mr WVoodfull conducted the pro secution. The inspector stated that he in spected the premises on December 18th, there were no proper sanitary conveniences and defendant was told he would have to provide them. Another visit was paid on January 6th and defendant on being asked why he had not obtained the neces sary convenience said he could nut get a pan in Footecray. A fine of 0o/- with i1/i/- costs was recorded. Mr Caldecott, J.P., remarked "The bench consider it a very serious of fence and a danger to public health, and in future they were going to make it costly for offenders."
Cream Pancakes. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
Cream Paneakes. Take half a pint of thick cream, half a pint of milk, two ounces of augar, an.d a teaspoonful of finely-powdercd spice. Beat the yolks of three eggs, add them to the cream, mix them well together, rub the pan with a bit of fat, make it hot, put in a small quantity of the batter, so as to have the pan cakes as thin as possible. Serve them sprinkled over with grated lemon-peel and pounded loaf-sugar.
Crust for Pork Pies. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
Cruet for Paork Plea. In raising paste for pork pics, it should be made of a firm consistency and of a suflicient thickness so as to hold the meat together; therefore, it -hould not be too rich, the fat should be fine lard and fresh dripping and dissolved in hot water, then stirred in. to the flour, about three ounces of fat to every pint of water, made very stilT, and should be well-kneaded and beater, with the rolling-pin. When the past is cold, mould it into shape by placing the left hand on the lump' of paste, and' with the right hand work it up the back of the left hand until it is all a proper shape and thickness; then put in the meat, lid the pie, secure it with a beaten egg, pinch together, or nament the top made of the paste, then brush all over with the white of an egg. This is the usual mode of mak. ing paste for bought pork pies,
Prune Jelly [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
Prune Jelly Take half a pound of prunes and wash them in warm water, then add to them sugar to taste, a small piece of lemon rind and cinnamon; add. sufli, cient water to cover them, stew until tender; remove the kernels, and pass the prunes through a sieve; steep half an ounce of gelatine in a little water, add.this to the prunes with a glass of red wine, boil all together for a few minutes, pour the mixture into a mould; when cold turn it out and serve with cream saucer Potted Beef. Purchase two pounds from the cheap; eat part, as this will answer, the pur. 'pose. Put it into a crock with two tablespoonsful of water, four table. spoonsful of butter, a quarter of a tea Spoonful of pepper, same of grtound cinnamon, a tablespoonful of Worces' ter sauce, and an onion chopped uoe. Stand the, jar in a saucepan, of cold water, bring it to boiling point,. and boil carefully for three hours. When the meat is tender chop fine, pound .until perfectly smooth, and mix with it gradually the liq...
FOOTSCRAY DRILL HALL. To the Editor The Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
FOOTSCRAY DRILL HALL. To the Editor The Advertiser. Sir, We ask the same prominence to reply to the savage attack on the drill hall committee by an anonymous writer in your last issue. Whatever is intended the impression the average reader is most likely to draw from his remarkis is that the committee has not accounted for the moneys donated and other mon eys raised in connection with the move ment. We offer no explanation to an individual whom nobody knows, but would disabuse the minds of the public of the sinister impression he is out to convey by his anonymous contribution. Things with the committee are not so bad as lie paints them. If not deliber ately, then he is strangely, ignorant of matters of common knowledge which have already had publicity. The date of the drawing of the art union was notified in the papers. The drawing took place in thetown hall and was cer tilied to by public representatives, 'The results of the drawing were published in this paper, other local papers,...
SCOTTISH THISTLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
SC'OTITISH THISTLI~E l,i;13 Thi F'ootscray Scottish 'Thistle ('lult hceld their monthly concert in the Royal hall on Wednesday, there being a large attendance. After the president (Bro. ,1. Storie) and committee were piped to the stage, Miss Maggie Mcl)onald dan ccd the Highland F'ling and Sailor's Ilornpipe in good style, receiving a re ,'ll. Miiss hessi, NIM:rlin si g A Gtid New Yciiir to ilne ; L al , andI lame ill cha'rmiing mnitrll 'l llllre p'i )onllded with My Hero. Mr (. II. t,v(ward 'tang 'the Star of lhobbii' lturiiiis and tlef'ore You (l'alnii and had to reIlpond to oeach item. Miss Elsie SLtewau' gaeavl, Mr Spoo ndylk' and The Rurglgu's and the Mouse, bIoth of which wirl heaIrtily en cored. Miss Aliclicotel'y, who sang in a heautifol conli'll.)to voice We'd Better Bide a Wee and My Ship, receiving a recall to both. The Bush Harmonists, who wore an entertainment in theim selves, gave several selections on dif ferent instrumet.its. During the inter val Bro. McKinnon and Br...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ST'1. iGEO G E'S T IIIIEAL'L'E. ----------- SPECIAIt AT'TRACTI(NS, T'l-night's programmne at the New St. Gcorgc's Theatre Yarravilce incltdcs a lovely Vitagraph drama in two reels entit led Under tie Daisc:,, being a story inspir ed by the poem of Mrs. Owen lironson. It is moust a tistically donc, and the pathos is very dccp. It is splendidly sccondled by a. thrcc reeler entitled Iler supreme :acrifice -an e:?cellenl programnlc, On bMonday the big draw card is The Money God, a stupendctns production by Ilubsch. Maurice Costello is seen in a two reelcr The Mystery of the Silver Skull. T'hursday's progra mine is almost entirely made up of big pr oduct ionis, oine of which is of such excellenlce that the renowined Bland Holt has purchas ed the ilnl for his pravate collection.
BOWLERS OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
11BO IVERS OUTING. Thirteen lmemberst of the I"'ootscilay City Ihowling Club jo'llrneyetd to I)antle nong on Wednesday afternoon last, and had an enjoyable c'ontest with the country club. Some consternation was expressed when it bccarme known that Hlnartwell was unlahl to Inake the trip as ii was generally acknAvledgd that a scientilic bowler ,:uch as he would have been invaluable on sutch a tricky green. Prior' to t the' iluillle'lncLe nlietl. of the galme the president of the l)andenong Bowling Club wel'olned the visitors and teams being picked undetl r the cap-l tainshipl of Messs S. Cant, R. WV. Simith a;nl . \Viill',, an enjoyable afternoion was ,plnt. AtI the concllusion it, was foliid that. tlhe former rink was upi 1, the second titp ,, and Wintlh,'s dowvn 5, thlereflor,', the visitors won bll 17 on the totals. Thew green woas bit rough ini plart, anld Wintle's rink was slow in getting ita love on, bul when they did they wVere rapidly overhauling the I)andenongites when the h...
A TRIP TO GISBORNE. DEFAULTING CADET'S VARYING LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 24 January 1914
A TRIP TO _ISBORNE. DEIFA LTIING CADET'S VAIRYTNG LUCK. At. the local court. oi Thursday James Burns, a youth 17 years of age, was charged with travelling between ,Gis bornte and F'ootscray withlout a ticket on the previous day. In the absence of Mr F. (Bllorsum, Sergeant Smelcher prosecu.ted for the Railway department. l Wi. G. Evans, conductor of the (3-38 a.m. Castlemaine train, stated that he was checking tickets between lance hield Junction and Sunbury. Defend anit was in one of the compartments and said he had no ticket ; also that he had no money. Plain Clothes Constahle Waddell said about 9 a.m. on Wednesdrlay defendant was handed over to him by the conduc tor. Ile was closely qluestioned but would not give iany information as to where he lived or what he had been doing, later defendant told Sergeant Smelcher that Ihe was sent, to Gisborne by the G(overnmenit I laour Bureau and when he got there hei walked 1f or 17 miles to the pliac only to he told he wais not wanted. lhe h...