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FOOTBALL FOOTSCRAY V. NORTH. FINAL MATCH TO DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES BY "ALIX". FOOTSCRAY V. NORTH. FINAL MATCH TO DAY. The final game of the Associa tion competition will be played at East Melb when iNlorth will try and hold the lead thev now have. Srrav will have the same learn as in 'the semi-final, and there is complete confidence among their supporters. So much is this sc that during the week there have been many who thought them-sure to win. Tho following are the hoigh't and weight of the Footgcray team:— Names and height weight Craddock J., 5.0 12.0 Spenco J., 5.10 ... 12.11 Grinishaw T., 5.10 ... ... ... 11.8 Ford N.,' 5.10 ... ! - * ... 12.4 Neilson F., "5.10 ... .... ... ... 11.7 Eldridgo F., 5.10 ... ... ... 11.7" Lawson F., 5.10 !•> ... 11.8. Baxter J., 5.6 ... .w 11.0 Samson V., 5.9 ... ... ... 12.6 Brie.se II. 5.11 ... 12.0 Clark A., 5.9 ..: ... ... ... 12.0 Cotton li.,( 5.6 ... ... ... 10^0 Bfin!ivu\y V., 5.11 ... 11.7 Crouch J., 6.0 . ... ... .A 13.6 Harris W., 5.7 ... ... 10.8
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
ATHLETICS Members of tho Footscray Harrioss are reminded that entries (2/-) for the four mile road race, to bo held on Saturday September 5th, close with the secretary on Monday Aug ust 31st- Uniforms may be had on application to tho secretary. You can obtain a loan privately and quickly *n your own note of hand by applying to J. S. Anderson, 64 Leeds street, Footscray. Office hours, 8 a.m. i to 9 p t ; * dose Saturdays, 1 - "n
YARRAVILLE BAND CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
j YARRAVILKE BAND C0NCER1 That popular, body,—the Yarra ville^Citizetis' B ass Bind, held another successful concert , and dance in ilie Yar'raville ball on .Thursday evening, when a large assemblage, r which included the Hon W. H. Fielding, M L.C. and Mrs Fielding were more than satis -fied with the excellent program submitted, Mr Fielding presided, and in a; short speech referred to the progress that the Band had made- It was a good asset for the district, and they should encourage it -in every possible way. The Band, under its new conduc tor (Mr A C. Sexton) was in good form, and rendered several selec tions in a manner that biought ap probation from the audience Miss Ivy Scorer scored a great success with her nuniorous recitations, and Miss Bessie Martin was in excellent voice. The other artists, who were all well received; * ere Misses E. Archibald. Janet Paterson. N. New ington, and Albert Durand.' Mr Brinley Evans capably performed the duties of stage manager and ac companist...
PROHIBITED COW AREA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
PROHIBITED COW AREA . The department of Agriculture forwarded a communication to the Footscray Council at its meet ing last Monday evening intimating that the procfamation of a prohibit ed. cow area in Footscray was* published in the Government Ga zette of the ith. This now becomes law, and cow-keeping is prohibited within the area specified. At Monday's court, orders were obtained as follows:—J. C.1 Pulling, John JlcLeod (garnishee)£l/3/9, with 13/- costs ; G. Howling and Son v. S. C Francis, £7/6/11 with 5/- costs. • • • • Before purchasing boots and dioes inspect STEELS Boot Emporium, opposite the James Cuminff Institute Yarraville. All leading manufact urers; Marshall, Goodwear, Stafford, Etna and others. In great variety. Price/ tho lowest, quality, the beet. Established 88 wears. You nay go furtfcor »*d f«r '(**»—W*4 \
PIGEON HOMING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
PIGEON HOMING The Williamsto.wn homing club opened their new season with a race from Lyonville, a distance of 48 miles air line. Twelve members sending 216 birds to be liberated at x>ne . o'clock, but owing 10 a heavj^mist'that was hanging round the mountain* no release took place till 2,45 .p m: The birds cut the. distance out in 58 minutes. The'winner was J. -Thompson's B.C.H. "Miss Liberty," 1300yds. pei^ minute; 2nd, J. and R, Swal* well, 1287yds.; 3rd, W. Bugg and Sons, 1285yds.; Stone Bros., 1278; A. Swalwell, 1278; G. Swalwell, 1272 ; C. F. Thompson, 1271; E. Elso, 1270; H- Collins 1242; Jas Hollings, 1204, and. G. Waycott.
AMATEUR ENDEAVOUR ATHLETIC CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
AMATEUR ENDEAVOUR ATHLETIC CLUB The 3rd Competitions for Medals was held by the members of the club jn their rooms Thompson St Seddon on Saturday night and .re sulted as follows:—H. terulty winner of Physical Culture Compe tition, J. Canavan runner up. Boxing 9 stone, bouts four 2 minutes rounds, H. Ivory defeated M. Johnstone on points, A- Casserly defeated H Cerutty in two rounds, Semi-final H Ivory defeated D. Kpdgers on points, Final II. Ivory defeated A, Casserly. Boxing 8 stone, M. Eilen defeated J Cana vad on points after four very hard rounds, T Carlton defeated J. O'Keefee. by a knockout, Final M Rilan defeated T. Cariton on I points There was ' not much between these boys for the first" three rounds but in the final round Rilen had much the better of. it. Mr Mark Halton was referee, Mr S, Longman acted as time keeper During the evening Mr J. Movtia did some weight-lifting* on'the bar bell, posing, and broke a strap by the expansion of his chest and there was also some wres...
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
- It was .eight o'clock before there was a quorum present at the ;Fcot -scray. Council meeting on Monday , evening last. The Mayor and. ■ Crs: • &pll. Shillabeer^ McDonald and ■.Pearco were then' ia' attendance and the business' was coipmen^ed. Cr Johnson, arrived a little later; The sitting was not a lengthy one.
THE PLEASURES OF EDITING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
THE PLEASUBES OF EDITING. Editing a paper-(says a provincial ' jditor) is a pleasant thing. If tho paper contains too much poli tical matter, people won't have it; if it contains too little, they won't have it. If the type is too large, it doesn't :onta:r. ?aough reading matter; if the type is too small, they can't read it. If telegraphic reports are published, iomo. folks say-they are nothing..but -• — Uaalies up; if they are omitted, they say there is a lack of enterprise. If we put in. jokes, folks say thej aro nothing but a rattle-head; if we )mit jokes, they say we are an old fossil. If we publish original matter, they undemu us for not giving them selec ions; if we publish selections, folks ia"y wo aro lazy for not giving them ivhat they have not read in some other - paper. If we giva a man complimentary. no** ticc-s, wo are censured for being par tial; if we do not, all hands say we *r»' a great boor. If we insert an article which please* -.ne latlie:;, men become jealous; if...
CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
"CORRESPONDENCE From. T. 'Jfruran desiring permis siun to remove fence and shed - on leased land in Cresw ck street.—The request was granted. - J. O'Callaghan desired pitched 1 crossing constructed to premises at 43 "Donald street.—Work to done under usual conditions. W. Williams complained of blast ing-operations in quzrry at Barkly street west.—Referred to Burveyor for. report. M. B. Condon, an. old contributes desired a collection box placed in rate collector's office.—The letter was received. Lloyd Bros and Maginnis wrote •;Jtho Metropolitan Board regarding . "" drainago to their factory in Yarra . v!Jlo, and the Board was prepared ; _ ij pay half the cost of connection ®^with--ilie_maiq. in Whitehall street, - at 'a cost of £123. This proposal was acceptablc to them.—It was agreed that the firm be asked to' the council next week, before the application to build is granted. Yarravillo Brass Band and Yarra vilio Progress Association desired Council's patronage to Patriotic Concer...
ELECTRIC CURRENT USERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
ELECTRIC CURRENT USERS. Cr Johnson said he was given to understand that there were some users of electric current who> owed for 14 months. He moved that in structions be given to the superin tendent not to permit mora than 2 months arrears ; if more than that period in arrears to disconnect the current. People who could not pay for two months wou)&lt;l not be .able to pay twelve months arrears.—Cr. Shillabeer : All the doubtful starters should bo brought up at once.—Cr. Johnson : If we pass this motion it will strengthen the Superintendent's hands.—The motion was agreed to.
WISCHER'S WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
AVIS CHER'S WORKS, Cr Johnson said there had beeD one or two complaints . about, Wis Cher's works at Yarraville, and ho had personally inspected them. Ee would1, not work there for £50 a week. He ^thought that a lot of the dust could be drawn away; The dust principally- came front the crusher. He moved that the Inspector be in structed to see that the proper ex haust pans were installed at the works. Such action should; be taken for the men's sake. He (Cr John son) would ^iot work there for a jjension.—The motion was seconded by Cr, l'edrce and carried.
SUNSHINE A.N.A [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
SUNSHINE l.N.A Sunshine branch of the A.N.A. ! fired their third match in connec- j Son with the Metropolitan Com- j mittee on Monday evening- last when they met and defeated Foot .scray branch at Sunshine. The scores were:—Footscray 142, Sun shine 148 ; majority for Sunshine, 6, Highest individual score, R. Flight and E. Scott. 23 each. Sun shine are now exhibiting good form with the rifle, having deci sively beaten teams from two much older branches. At Monday'- quar terly meeting approval was expres sed'at-the* decision of tlie Metro politan Committee to defraV the contributions of all members who are called to serve their country either abroad or at the sea front and who are financial on this quar ter night. Next meeting is anni versary night. All members are particularly asked to be present.
FEDERAL ELECTIONS MESSRS MATTHEWS AND BARKER AT YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
} FEDERAL ELECTIONS I MESSRS MATTHEWS AND BARKER AT YARRAV1LLE. . Mr James Matthews, who is with out opposition for the Melbourne Ports seat, and Senator S. Barker, one ol the six Labor candidates for , the Senate, addressed a meeting of electors in the Varravi le hall on Tuesday evening week. Cr S. M. Bell presided. Mr Matthews, who was received with applause,. tendered his thanks for having been returned unopposed. As far as the party was concerned , It was however a bad thing. He hoped ther would be no remissness at this election. In Melbourne Ports last time 24,000 votes had been pol led, and he thought this time they would do their share and give the Senate candidates 30,000 votes. The - Senate req uired every • vote . that Melbourne Ports could give it. If they failed here, it would be possible for Labor not to win one scat in the Senate. That was why lie was not being opposed. The Liberals were doing the same thing in Yarra for the same purpose. . La.bor. sup portirl lhould s...
WANDERING CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
WANDERING CATTLE For allowing cattle to wander about the streets, the following owners, at-the instigation of In spector M. C. Whitehead, were ' fined a't the local court on Mon - day :—Thomas Ross, one horse, 10/-, with 2/6 costs; John Chakley, two cows, 5/- a head, with 4/6' •costs ; Thomas Rogers, one horse, • 10/-, with 4/6 costs ; Herbert Ray mer, one cow, 5/-, with 3/6 costs ; A, Reed- one heifer, 5/-, with 3/6 costs: Amos Beever, two heifers, 5/-a head, with 4/6 "costs ; K. Graves, one heifer, 5/-, with 3/6 costs; T. Wallis; one calf, 5/-v with 3/6 costs ;' Letika Vaughan„ one cow, 5/-, with 4/6 costs , Wil liam Govan, one horse, 10/, with; ■ 3/6 costs. Advertise, in the "Weekly News",, which is read in over 1000 homes, is iha district.
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
ATHLETICS Members ol the Footscray Harriers are reminded that entries for the 4 mile road-race to b5 held next Sat. urday, September \th, close with the Secretary, on August^ 31st. As : :: this race is to.be an annual fixture, more than ordinary interest is being taken by" the members, as to who c shall be the winner, for the first year Members may now secure uniforms from tho secretary. A committee meeting of the club will be held on Tuesday next, when final arrange ments for the race will be made.
FIRE AT SUNSHINE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
FIRE AT SUNSHINE A fire broke out in the shelter shed and store-room of the Sun shine State School at 9.10 p.m. on Friday, August" 21. The shelter shed was severelydamaged by fire. The Sunshine Fire Brigade with two hand reels and" six men, in .charge .of Foreman Howell, and the Foctscray brigade, with a hose ■ cart and four men. in command of Station Officer Mauger, were in at tendance at the -fire, and they quickly got 'the outbreak under "control.
KINGSVILLE AND QUEENSVILLE ESTATES NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
KINGSVILLE AND 0UEEH8 VILLE ESTATES NEWS The fortnightly meeting o£ the Kingsvillo, Queensville and Clarendon Estates Progress Association was belt} in tho Kiiigsville hall last Sat , urday evening, when Mr JDelzoppo, presided over J""""- attendance of about 30 members. At the outset, Mr A. T. Powell was appointed assistant secretary of the Association, and in the absence ol tha secretary (Mr E. Judd), tha minutes of the meeting were taken by Mr Powell. Mr Southouse inquired when tha' lamp was v to be erected in. front of the hall. The Chairman said Mr Pavey had received instructions to erect the lamp, which was to be sent from Werribee. Mr Pavey reported having inter viewed Mr Little, shire engineer, who had promised that fivo chains extra of channelling wou.d he constructed in Somerville road as far as Coron ation street, and that he .would re nicommend placing on the estimates next year for channelling full length of Harrison's and Somerville roads. The 'matter . therefore "reste...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 29 August 1914
- HELP YOUR SOLDIERS — —A GRAND— PARIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT will be held THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3rd in aid of THE LORD MAYOR'S . FUND Mr GEORGE SMITH has very generously placed the— TROCADERO THEATRE at the disposal of, the committee ior. the night'. In addition to. the thea tre entertainment, Miss HcSweeney, Mr J. Hill, anc\ Mr ;N. H. Mecdoug all are gretuitously giving their »er vicejj for the occasion. Mr Robert Johnstone has special ly written a stirring patriotic song which will be sung by Mr Hill. That song will be on sale at. tha theatre ant^ the net iprofits handed to th« fund. ' BODY OF HALL - It. DXESS CIKCLE-2* No Extra Bookisf Fe« Tickets available from al' shopkeepers All unsold "tickets will be with drawn on. Wednesday. Programme Commences T AS p.m. Cr T. B. Drew Hon Treas J. J. Fraser (mayor) .Hon Sec The first annual meeting: andv election of officers in connection with the Yarraville Scottish Soc iety will take place at Berlowitz's Hotel on Saturday, September 5*