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COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
VOURSING. Another meeting of the Footswray Coursing Club will be held to-day (Sat urday) when the Melton Park Stakes and Veteran Stakes, of 16 dogs, will be competed for at Melton Park. The previous meetings conducted by the club have.been very successtul and this one promises to be equally so. The draw took place last evening.
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. ----- 0--- At Monday's court orders were made in the following debt cases: 1V. IH. Birch, representecd by Mr Secomb, v \V, G. Batten, £7/18/6 with 30/6 costs; v Samuel and Elsie Morten, [4/5/ with 7/6 costs; v Percival L. and Gwennie Lomax, [2/'1 8/ with 7;6 costs; v Earnest and Jane Bennett, £5/10/ with 14/6 costs; Thomas Jones, represented by Mr Brocket, v A. Thompson, 11/3 with 13/- costs ; L. Mossop, repre seiited by Mr Brocket, v A. W. Stevens, 20/2 with 15/6 costs; \V. J. Steele, represented by Mr Broc. ket, v -" Sevior, £7 vith is/- costs. At Thursday's court orders were made in the following debt cases: J. S. Anderson, represented by Mr Secomb, v B. I-Hand, £8/6 with 40/6, costs; v D. S. and A Heathertons '3/I4 with 7/6 costs; v Fred Burges. and Win. Lewis, £7/8 .with 13/e costs; v V'. R. Hearne and Jessi; Davidson, £2/19/6 with 7,6 costs v J. Dickson, f3/i with 7/6 costs' v W. Hodder and C. A. Collister' [4/18 with 7/6 costs; v L. Pearce' [5'4 with 7/6 co...
WORKERS' DWELLINGS. PROPOSAL TO BUILD BY MUNICIPALITIES. DEPUTATION TO WAIT ON GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
WORKERS' DWVELLINGS. PROPOSAL TO BUILD BY M. UNICIPALITIES. DEPUTATION TO WAIT ON GOVERNMENT. A conference of delegates consist ing of Footscray and Port Mel bourne Councils, which met at the Port Melbourne Town Hall to dis. cuss the advisability of erecting workers' dwellings, submitted the following motion to the Footscray Council on Monday last : '" That this conference of delegates re quest their respective councils to formn a joint deputation to wait upon the Minister of Lands to request him to make avail able suitable areas of Crown Lands in the two municipalities as sites for the erection of vorker's dwellings under the Worker's Dwelling Act, with the least possible delay and that Dr. J. W. Barrctt and the Town Planning Association he invited to he present and assist the councils. " Cointingent on the above that Mr Sangster, M.L A., be asked to conjointly make the necessary arrangements with the Minister to receive the deputation .and that the representatives of the two munic...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
HELP YOUR TOIWN. 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, Keep your money in the place. Bell all you can and buy all you can at home. The men who have invested in stores, workshops and other business places are building up the town, and they should be supported.
KINDNESS REWARDED. A CLAIM THAT FAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
KINDNESS REWABRDED. A CLAIM TI-IAT FAILED. At Monday's court a girl named Violet Maine sued J. Stewart for wages due-9 weeks at 6/ per week. Messrs Brocket and Kemp appeared for complainant and Mr Secomb for defendant. Complainant, of Ashley street, Tottenham, stated that Mrs Stewart asked her to work for her, she started on October 20th last and was to re ceive 6/ per week. At the end of the first week she asked for her wages and Mrs Stewart said she would see about it, but all she received was 5/ before Mrs Stewart went to \Verribee She started work at 8 a.m. and did not finish till 7 p.m. She did the washing and scrubbing, drew the water from the well, and performed various other duties. Mr Secomb-I-How old are you? Fourteen on May 26th. \Vasn't it after Cup day you star ted?--Yes. If you did all the work what did Mrs Stewart do?-Sat on the step and watched menc. (Laughter.) Were you not in poor circumstan ces and did not MIrs Stewart collect some money for you?-Yes, but I don't ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. DENTIST T. Gough HAS REMOVED TO -Corner of- Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw e, Grocers. P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. By.Examse. Melb. Universit Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES & Miss. M. SMITH, COSTUMIERE, 85 Charles Street, Footsoray (End of Victoria street) Country Customers Special Attention. Latest Styles. WHYPAYRENT Wheonyou can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms in any part of the district, or K' any suburb, for Sniall Deposit and the Balance as rent from E. A. WEILAND Builder and Contractor, " The Gables," Cr.Paisley & Victoria Sts. Or any Agent. H.E. Caldecott & Son, No. 86 NICHOLSON STREET, Footscray, Sworn Valuator. Property Salesmen. Money to Lend,, Large or Small Sums Easy Re-payments, Rents Collected. Insurances Effected. Telenhone-Footscray No, i6 Roll Up! Roll Up! Saleeba Bros: Are' now holding a Special Winter SALE Clearing off all Surlplus Stock. All Ladies' and Children's Clothing going...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
The fact that about seventy residents many representing lodges, &c., attend ed the initial public meeting to discuss the question of securing a crecho for Footscray augurs well for the move ment and must have been encouraging to the mayor and mayoress (Cr and Mrs Drew), also the Footscray branch of the A.W.A., who, following up the sug gestion of the Advertiser, interested themselves in the project. That there is a need for such a splendid institution is undoubted, and as Mrs Alfred Deakin, who spoke with great depth of feeling, remarked, residents fortunately placed as regards this world's goods should generously subscribe to the funds that will be needed, not because it is a charity but as a duty. Responding to a vote of thanks Mrs Deakin, with tears in her eyes, remarked, "I know what splendid institutions these creches are ; I know the noble work they have done and are doing; I could tell you instances of the gratitude of bereaved mothers that would make your heart bleed...
LADIES' BENEVOLENT BALL. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
LADBIES' BENEVOLENT BALL. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. Amongst the many social fixtures that at one time in Footscray's his tory were looked forward to annually with pleasurable anticipation none have survived so long as the annual ball in aid of the Footscray Ladies' Benevolent Society. Year after year this function retains its popular ity and though as time passes those who were the leading figures.in the ranks of the dancers are missed, was found acting voluntarily as "wall flowers" or showing a partiality for the smoke room, others of younger growth take their places, and the dance goes merrily on. This year's Benevolent Ball took place at the Federal H-all on Tues day night last and amongst the most successful of its predecessors none was more successful; none more pleasurable. 'T'he interior of the hall was artistically yet brightly decorat ed for the occasion. Garlands of pink and crimson roses were suspend ed from the ceiling; the walls were draped with tastefully blending a...
VISIT TO SUNSHINE. GOVERNOR-GENERAL INSPECTS HARVESTER WORKS. HISTORY OF SUCCESSFUL MANUFACTURER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
V181i TO S/JNShJINE. GOVERNOR-GENERAL, INSPECTS HARVESTER WORKS. HISTORY OF SUCCESSFUL MANUFACTURER. Sunshine was en-fete on Tuesday. Bunting flew from many buildings, and despite the inclement weather residents attended in force to welcome to that suburb their Excellencies the Governor General and Lady Helen Munro Fergu son. They were there at the invitation of Mr II. V. McKay to inspect the over growing and extensive Sunshine IHar vester Works, and were briefly wel comed to the district by Cr G. McKay, president of Braybrook Shire. The vice-regal visitors were accompanied by Mr Geoffrey Luttrell, private secretary, and the inspecting party was augment ed by the presence of Mr Herbert Brookes, president of the Chamber of Manufacturers, Mr Geoffrey Syme, of the "Age," MrJ. Mitchell, of the Foots cray implement works of J. Mitchell and Co., Miss McKay Mr S, McKay, general manager, and Messrs R. M. Lambert, D. B. Ferguson and J. Bult, managers of the various departments. As a complime...
V.R.C. RACES. STEEPLECHASE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
V.R.C. 1AGES. STEEPLECHASE DAY. This afternoon will see the conclusion of the V.R.C, meeting when the principal event will be the steeplechase of three miles whlch should prove an interesting race. There are some fine jumpers engaged in cluding Leah Kleshna, Coradjil, United Kingdom and Vanguard whileof the lighter weighted division Zephuron(who is a sery fast and rapid jumper, taking lots of risk) andi Flash Jack should keep the othcrs moving. In adtlition to the big event there are five others on the programme and an interesting afternoon's sport shutld be witnessed.
CHURCH SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
CHURCIII SOCIAL. A very enjoyable social evening was held in the Barkly Street Methodist Church, on Wednesday evening. The programme, including refreshments, was supplied by the Victoria Street Young Men's Athletic Club, and great credit is due to the spirit in which they entered into the work of making it a success. Judging by the way those present enjoyed the entertainment they succeeded admirably. Songs were rendered by Messrs Heath, Davis and Downer, and Mr Sylvester showed some very clever conjuring. Miss Arblaster made an efficient accompan ist. Games were indulged in and re freshments were served. A vote of thanks was accorded the performers and the singing of MAuld Lang Syne" brought a very enjoyable evening to a close.
DRAUGHTS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
DRAUGHTS' ASSOCIATION. St. Gcotge's 13 commenced the season with Baptist B and won by 12 points to 6, but St George's A, winners of the com petition 2 years in succession, did not do so well and were defeated by 12 points to 6, and the run for the championship this year promises to be more interesting than usual, Detailed results are as follows: Team P. VW. L. D. Pts. St. George's 13. 9 6 3 o 12 Victoria street 9 6 3 o 12 Baptist B. 9 3 6 a 6 St George's A. 9 3 6 o 6
AMENDED BUILDING REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
AMENDED BUILDING REGULATIONS. The following is an official copy of the amended building regulations as agreed to by the r ootscray City Council, They should prove of in terest to prospective home builders and those interested in the building trade, in which there seems to be a great deal of activity at the present time. The regulations will come in to force about the middle of August. Regulation No. 38. A Regulation of the City of Foots cray, numbered 38, made under Part V of the Thirteenth Schedule to The Local Government Act 1903, in force in the city by virtue of a bye-law of the city numbered 28, for amending certain clauses of Regulation No. 20o, and repealing Regulation No. a9, both of the said city. In pursuance of the powers confer red by the Local Government Act 1903, the Mayor, Councillors and Citizens of the City of Footscray hereby make the following Regula tion: 1. Regulation No. 29 of the said City, and Clause No. One of Regu lation No. o20 hereinbefore refer red to sh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
If it'l a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S Cornerof SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Serve you Well, And at Swan Street, Richmond; i0 Pucltlo'Street, Moonee Ponds; 379 Sydney Road, Brnuswiok. Watch this Space For Punshon& Co's SALE Ena of Month. A. H. SMITH, Manager. 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. His Address s15 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) --Ladies' Costumes a Speciality.- Have you tried STEWART S 1V aalIt X"r ea amcL. It is Delicious. Try one to-day. Splendid Cure for Indigestion. rice 3d per loaf. 1Vtrs Alelerxwanx late mliss Patrick Dressmaker and Costumiere. 102 Cowper Street, Footscray, Costumes Speciality -FIit and St Ic Guaranteed. Gr.4 A. axapael FAMILY GROCER & PROVISION MERCHANT , ypge,9 jgetscray. WHITEHALL. OTFEET. Try ou...
GARDEN NOTES. TREE PLANTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
(ARDEN NOTES. By Mli ii. CRI.Y. TREE PLANTING. planting of trees should lose no time in proceeding with the preparation of the ground, and the selection of the kinds to be planted. If the trees are intended for shelter purposes, it will be necessary to get those which grow quickly and stand exposure well. For a shelter tree, for high and dry situations, the Pinus Insig nis is one of the best. It is the fast est grower of any, and soon makes a dense shelter, while the timber has some commercial value when the trees are old enough. It is not ad visable to plant these trees unless they can have a good space for their roots to run in without interfering with cultivated ground or buildings. Do not plant trees of any kind close to the dwelling house, as they soon get to be an intolerable nuisance there, The leaves will block up the spoutings, or the roots will under mine the founidations, or they may keep the house damp in winter. Be fore planting consideration should always he given to t...
POLO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
POLO. Earl's Court journoyed to Williamstown last Thursday and played a practice match, the g"oe 'vas .pr.yd tn a fricnliv rntrit. Scores-Earls Court to goals; Willuims town nil. Goal hitters-Reynolds 4, Rich ards, Pennell, Flac, Gundy, Pennell 2.
LABOR POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
LABOR POLITICS. The Flemington State Electoral Council at its last meeting passed the following resolution: . "That in view of the inmporlance to all workers and the natnon generally, this council urges that no football matches should be played on election day. " On Tuesday next a ballot will be taken for the selection of a Labor candidate for Flemington (State Par. 1iament), Mr. Warde, M1.L.A., and Mr Sydney Caleb W'alker being no minated. Booths are open from so till 8 at Royal hall and Mrs Griffiths' cr. Shepherd and Creswick streets. The local branchl of the P.L.C. will shortly run a series of picture nights at Footscray in charge of the SState Council secretary, at one of the local theatres.
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER VIII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
"THE PITFALL." By SIR WILLIAM MAGNAV, Bart,, Author of "'Tho Master Spirit," "The Red Chancellor," "A Prince of Lovers," etc. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd,, Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER VIII. (Continued.) "Somehow, after the first discovery, It did not surprise me much. As I said, I was prepared for anything; but hardly for what followed. "The questlon I now asked myself was-had one or both men stolen off in tho yacht; and if one, whom of them? ' "I could get no information from the people about there; no one seemod to have seen her go. "I )vent back along the shore to the scene of our labors. Neither of my companions was to be seen; in. deed, I did not expect to find either of them. But I could not explain to myself the manoeuvre. It was a piuzzle. but a, puzzle that was soon to be solved. "I hadl searched the underground chambers for either of my late comn panions. and coming tip again trom my futile quest I struck down to the shore again on the farth...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
-COUNCIL NOTES, In addition to Crs Harris and Jenkins (absent on tour) Crs John. son and Shillabeer were absent from Monday night's meeting of the Footscray council and, as usual, it was late before business was com menced. There was \'very little of import. ance to transact and the ordinary council business concluded about 8.30 o'clock. The following is an epitome of the business dealt with :- The Northcote council notified its intention of nominating Cr S. Dennis for a position on the Queen's Mem orial Infectious Diseases' hospital; whilst the Coburg council notified their intention of nominating Cr \V. E. Cash. The Footscray council having re quested the Railway Advertising Coy Pty. Ltd. to remove their hoarding in the vicinity of the Footscray station, further back, replied on Mon day that they could not see their way clear to fall in with the suggestion as it would be of little value to ad vertisers if that were done. Cis Pearce and McDonald thought differently, however, and on...
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 July 1914
SOCIAL. 'lThe cricket club connected with the Footscray Scottish Thistle Club hold its annual social at St. John's Hall last Saturday night. There was a good at tendance of both members and visitors and dancing and vocalismn was indulged in. A presentotion of a framed photo of players and supporters was pro sentedl to Bro. (i. A. McDonald, presi dent, and batting trophy to Norman Bradford; bowling trophy to B3ro. Jas. McDonald and trophies for past ser vices to Bros. Davis and Gorringe. A great deal of credit was given to Bro. McK(inley, captain of the cricket club, for the manner he handles his men in the dilrerent matches played during the season. After spending a very enjoy able evening, the meeting was brought to a close by the singing of Auld Lang Sync.