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WAR NEWS FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTIC FUND MAYOR'S LOCAL APPEAL COUNCIL VOTES £150 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

WAR NEWS FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTIC FUND MAYOR'S LOCAL APPEAL COUNCIL VOTES £150 I Ou Monday evening' last'at the' Footscray Council meeting, the Mayor (O T. B. Drew referred to the patriotic fund being raised hy the Lord Mayor of Melbourne It was thought hy a number <f promiiic-nt. citizens of Footscray that a fund should be collected lieiv in the district, and forwarded to the Lord Mayor's' fund. H'.* thought it only -right -that the Council should head the local list. It was not necessarv for him .to dwell on the objects. Councillors knew it was absolutely necessary that funds should be raised. The money they would obtain would be practically the implements.of'war.: It was just as necessary to raise ( money as to send soldiers ' They I must- have money to assist the expenditure thai the authorities | would be put to in various parts of the Empire. He moved the Coun cil head the local list with a donation of ,£100 Cr Pearce—It would be better to keen 'lie men employed. The May...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CHAPTER XXVII. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

CHAPTER xxvrr. The hour was growing late, and the long twilight was yielding slowly to the deeper shadows of the night when tne Champney carriage entered nt the lodge gates of Champney Mere, and Lowled up. the long avenue towards tne mansion. - Dora looked out eagerly, scanning the long house . front with question ing eyes.. The house was brilliantly lighted in its eastern portion, according to the family custom. Lights gleamed iromth<; long, uncurtained windows or the drawing room and shone out brightly from the rooms above, the apartments of Lady Barbara. Poor little Dora began to shrink' and tremble at the prospect of the coming meeting. She drew nearer . Lord Champney W1 a deprecating movement, and looked up at him with plead in eyes. "Oh, father," she whispered, th; same coming unconsciously to her lips, "I begin to be afraid. she doesn't know I am coming ?" Lord Champney regarded her with an overflowing tenderness.' darling," he answered. "Slio thinks you dead,' and...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
KINGS OWN SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

ICINGS OWN SERVICE. A number oi tho Footscray Scouts have enrolled their names as volun teers to help forward tho Patriotic I^unar, etc, by various means and the few suggestions that follow may call forth others and induce the parents and friends of those who have enrolled tor active service to add a few items to their comfort. Hooks, mag azines, etc, aso wanted for both the troop ships and Hos pital ships, our younger lads can collect these, good clean ones only, parcel thom up and hand them over to the core of Mr Richardson who will haye thom sent to the- proper quarters. Handkerchiefs, small calico bags for tea sugar, etc are required, and our little lassies can collect and wash 7U> oatmeal ba^s or make sim ilar ones to carry these very essen tial items, and when made perhaps work their own namo in the corner, so that our soldiers will know that there aro little ones as well as big at home thinking of thom- Little llannel "housewifes" to carry needle pins, buttons etc, are als...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

3 P E C I A1. NOTICES^ The best place to go for— - ironmongery, Crockery,; Tinware etc. W. a. RIDOUTT 14 Anderion Street ' Y A R iR ft y I L L ^ .. Large .stock ol Paints,! Oils, Colors and paperhangings, Estimates given for Painting, Paperhanging, General repairs : fedebal bakery anderson N? yarraville E. 3SE^TT, FANCY bread and BISCUIT baker, PA8 rRYCOOK, etc Bread delivered to all parts of Yarraville Footscray and Snrronndliii; Districts. _ W. LAING, . Dairyman, • . Somerville Rd,: Yarraville East.' Pure l£illt Supplied: to., rejideuts of .thfi district twice dailfl Trial Solicited. "

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE OFFER [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE OFFER i In 'response to the appeal from the mayor, Cr Drew,-on behalf of the wives and families bereft o'.' their sole support, by their husbands, and fathers going to the front, the man agement of the St. George's theatre, Yarraville have generously offered to devote a performance to this worthy cause, and to hand the whole of the gross proceeds over to the mayor. Such an oiler will receive heartyj accord and support of everyone and will look anx ously forward! for the date to be fixed.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE AND DISTRICT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

SUNSHINE AND DISTRICT - NEWS The Braybrook^ Council at its last meeting- went into committee, late in the afternoon to consider the application by Mr W J. An drew, C.E., secretary and engineer to the shire, for an increase in salary- After an animated discus sion, the motion to increase Mr An'drew's salary £50 was carried on the casting vote of the "Presi dent (Cr M'Kay). The opposi tionists were the north and south riding inembeis. The President submitted some interesting figures as an argument in favor of the proposal t'i increase the officer's salary. -Cr M Kay stated that in 1900 the shire's net revenue amounted to .£1791 ; in 1906. £2.006; 1907, £2046 ; 1908, £1958; 1909, £2188; 1910, £2968; 1911. .£4936; 1912, £3674; 1913, £3850; 1914, /6600. In 1900 the, expenditure totalled -£2202;- and increased until ill 1914, it -was estimated at £6623. Although in 14 -vears the revenue had been tre"bled, the amount paid in sal aries had only increased from £311 in 1900 to .£ 465 last yea...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. 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, AUGUST 22, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. 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, AUGUST 22, i914 A Patriotic Fund has been opened in Footscay. Patriotic Concert in the Yarra-, •ville Hall next Wednesday night. _••••• Arthur Howe, a young man, was fined 5/- at .Monday's court for having been drunk in Footscray on Saturday. • • • • * • Therq was a very large attendance at tho Footscray Football Club picture party, last Wednesday, when tho prize was won by Miss It. Shaw 70 Tavrengower street, Yarraville, holding ticket' 12,915. - The Yarraville Scottish Society have altered night of their concert to the second Thursday - in pacb month, in tfie Cuming Institute Owing to the hall being^engaged in August, the next concert wilt be Given in the Cuming Institute on Thursday, September 10th, At the ordinary meeting of Yarraville A. W-A. held in Masonic Hall August 10th, Mrs Falconer presided over a larg...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

Money to Lend oil Deeds, Life Policies, Jewellery, Finance, Pianos, Furniture, without removal, or any Personal Security. Advances made for the purchase of Horses and Vehicles, repayment by weekly in- I stalments. Fnrniture bought in in solvent estates. Strictly Private.— W. H. Bisob, Oowper-atrset, Fmrte eraft—(A<hrt.)

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNTY BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

COUNTY BENEFIT. Mr and Mr* County desire to thank the committee' arid the public of Yarravillo for their kind support.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

BUSINESS DIRECTORY: ESPLANADE - HrtXI,, Beach Station, Williamstown (J. W. Greenev. Sole Proprietor,) The most up-to-date in the ' own: To let for /Socials. Concerts, Dances. Weddings and Meetings. Tele. 186 W'stown. Dancing every Saturday Night. .. . BANKO. . OINTMENT—One trial will prove it a healing salve for animal wounds- It cures galls while the horse is worked. Sold in tins one shilling and upwards; Depot 124. Barkly St, Footscray.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SIGN WRITER. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

SIGN -WRITER^ , - I :v H; S: EM^Yl^ar^Iet iw 1 Footscray Station. Sign writer, Artistic- Home Decorater. • IJstim tes given. Telephone 216. 'Scray.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PAINTER [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

: PAINTER C. DOBBINSON. 27 Paisley St. House decorator, painter, glazier, paperhanger, etc. Estimates for repairs and orders promptly atten ded to.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

SPECIAL NOTICE. FORGE'S CLEARING SALE * continues, unabated in its Bargain - giving UMfER values with vengeance at FORGE'S, to-day and next week—in each section of every department / In the showroom you will discover delightful Costumes, Skirts, Coats, etc..at re prices that are little short of Ridiculous when '*• value is considered. In the Millinery section, Hats in all tne prevailing modes, together with early spring lA, models—all at.prices so far below actual worth as to be positively irresistible. 16 !i| - In the Fancy Department, Laces, Trim II mings, Fiouncings, etc.. await you in fascinat ■H ing array, also lowly priced. In the Men's Wear Section are' 0'Coats, Suits, Hats. Mercery, BELOW'CpST. Don't Miss This Sale on any account! C. FORGE "The White House" Nicholson St, Footscray. i, r • j.. 'B B H8 BASNBRIDGE'S BARGAIN HOUSE To start right is half the battle. We started two months ato with the right articles and now gire you the chance of purchasing real smart, clean, up-t...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

BOB DO YOU WORK HARD? If so this must BECAUSE, if you work hard, you must have clothes, to stand hard work, and the. working man must have high quality for low prices, and we are placing this before you in our special lines of Working Shirts. A special line of HAVARD SHIRTS of a clean pattern at bed rock prices, also a special line ill plain or striped GALATEA. Watch our windows for these good cheap sfiiris, also every article that you need to com "plete your wardrobe. Whether you be .short, tall, big, or small, just call and see, you can be fitted just as • you desire, .at — Woods Draper and Mercer, 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville. i

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

BOXING. At Warragul last Saturday, Josh Doherty, of Yarraville, carried out the duties of referee at the Warra gul Athletic Carnival, and gave general satisfaction. . Anions the contestants was W. Free, a Yarra ville lad.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL SYMPATHY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

council sympathy. As soon as councillors look thoir scats 011 Monday, Cr Shillabeer' moved that a letter, of condolence,' be forwarded to the family of the late I5x-Cr Stephens, who- wag one of their colleagues . at tho council table for six years. The motion was sec onded rby Cr McDonald, and carried by councillors rising.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
OBITUARY LATE EX-CR J. STEPHENS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

^ OBITUARY .' LATE EX-CR J. "STEPHENS. 1 It la with deep regret that wo re cord tho death of Ex-Cr Jonathan : Stephens, which occured at his resi dence, 48 "Ballarat street, Yarraville on Saturday last, at tho age of 70. The deceased, who* highly esteemed in the district, leaves a grown-up family, to mourn their loss. Tho late Mr Stephens was a life-member of the V'arravillo Citizens' Club, of which he was one of the founders. The funeral took place to tfer Footscray Cementry on Tuesday. Mr Stephens was born in Cornwell in 184}. When ho was only 2 years . old his father was killed in a mine In 184.8, Mr Stephent, then a hoy. of four, cahio to South Australia with his .people, and his two eldest brothers went in for mining in tho Burra Hurra copper mines, and re mained there until 1852. From there they wen? to the gold rush at Ballarat., whera Mr Stephens was educated. Ho had recollections of tho famous Eureka Stockade, and told many " interesting incidents in connection with it . In...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FIRE AT SEDDON OCCUPANT'S NARROW ESCAPE FROM FLAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

FIRE AT SEDDON OCCUPANT'S NARROW ESCAPE FROM 'FLAMES. ' About one o'clock on- Thursday morning the Footscray fire brigade received an Exchange call and three fire alarm calls .to an outbreak of fire in an eight-roomed dwellings that has been situated for forty years at' the .corner ol. Albert : and Charles street, Seddon. This house is owned by MrTouM.ll, and was: oc cupied by Mr William Arnold and Mrs Biggars. When the Footscray and Yarraville brigades, with) two; hose carts, and ten men in charge of Station-Officer Stephen Mauger, arrived on the scene, the building "was well alight, and it was two hours before the fire was extinguish ed, by which time tho bui'<l'"<* <vas severely damaged. Tho occupants 0f the house had an exciting exp- rionce They did not awake until the house was in flames, and they hadjust tinijo to escape in their night atlir >. Mr. Arnold, senr, had to fight his way almost through the flames,and es caped through a side windo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
TURF WILLIAMSTOWN RACES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

TURF WIUJAMSTOWN. RACES This afternoon the Willicmstown Racing Club will hold a meeting on its popular seaside course, when an interesting program of six races will be run off. Special trains will run from Spencer street at frequent intervals, • stopping at Footscray and Newport. The first event will start at 2 o'clock.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
UNDEFEATED PREMIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914

UNDEFEATED .PREMIERS. On Saturday last, <56th Infantry met olst Infantry (Albert .! avk) on tho Scotcli "College ground to deci'Je Uiri premiership ot the Metropolitan Infantry Association. 66th. started strongly and having! advantage of a fair wind, which was blowing to wards tho pavilion, compiled 2-7 to nil. In tho- second quarter 51st ral lied and scorcd 2-1 whilst 66th. ad ded two minor point The third quarter found 60th again attacking slrongly, and they quickly added 3 goals. Several shots resulted in jninor points, while 51st added 1-1. Th;i last iquartcr, although fast, was of clean open football, 51st forcing the ball forward time after time, keeping the 66th back men busy. 51st added 2-2, whilst 66th scored 1-3. The final scores were:—66th, 6 goals 18 behinds. 51st 5 goals 4 behinds. G oal-kickcrs for 66th were Emmerson (2),,Armstrong 2, Holt 2. Best players for 66th were:—Briese, McConnochie, Campbell and Arm strong. The officials of the club- have recijived m...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
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