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WELCOMED TO BENCH [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

WELCOMED TO BENCH The Mayor was sworn in as a Justice of the Peace last week, and took his seat on the Footscray Bench for the first time on Thurs day morning, September 3. He was warmly welcomed by Mr W. Mitchell, J.P. (chairman , on be half of the Bench, Messrs W. Brocket aud Woodfui, on behalf of I the Bar, Mr Brown, clerk of courts, J .O^.tjsili hair or the police. fH£~; Mayor made a suitable response.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

general Cr Drew suggested that the gar dens committee members should make a visit of inspection of the gardens in the city on Saturday — deferred to Committee to make arrangements. .On motion of Crs Pearce and Drew, the surveyor was instructed to report on cost of crossing acrcss Warleigh road. The report on the construction of private streets was further ad journed. Cr Pearce hoped that the Council would deal with these works urgently.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
LOYAL JUBILEE LODGE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

LOYAL JUBILEE LODGE In the presence of a large atten dance of members the above lodge held its usual meeting on Wednes day Aug 26, one new member being admitted. The usual business having been disposed of, an adjourn ment was made to carry out the Special Summoned meeting, the Noble Grand presiding. The first business dealt with, was the mor tuary Benefit Fund, A long dis cussion took place, before it was decided to instruct, the District delegates (Past Grands, Ellis, Phillips and Bates) to try and have the matter adjourned until a more favorable opportunity presents it self, to again bring the matter forward. The second item the M.U. Patriotic Fund was very quickly disposed of, the members being almost unanimous in support ing it in all of the clauses. The bill provides for the payment of members' contributions who are fighting for their country, and for those who lose theis employment through the war, it also provides for the wives and families of mem bers who may be wounded or i...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SURVEYOR'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

SURVEYOR'S REPORT reported as follows :—Re Maribyr nong street.—This street is iu a bad condition from Parker street to the bridge.—Cr McDonald said that the Council had never done anything to the street. It was al ways repaired by the Harbor Trust. He moved that the attention of the Trust Commissioners be drawn to the condition of the road • —Cr Fielding, in seconding, said he had recollections of the Harbor Trust repairing the street.—Cr Harris said the Trust had practically taken over the road.—The motion was carried. Avoca_ street.—This street re quires metalling from Fehon street, and I am having some maintenance provided.—Approved. The surveyor also reported that Fehon street was being attended to, water tables being cut, and other work done as required by the residents. —Adopted.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
YARRAVILLE A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

YARRAVILLE A.N.A. The fortnightly meeting of the above lodge was held on 3rd inst. The President occupied the chair. Two new members joined the lodge and one proposition was received. Invitations from Footscray A.N.A. (smoke night) and Free Gardeners Yarraville (presentation and social), were accepted by Mr Trinnick on behalf of the lodge. The secretary's action in sending a letter of con dolence to Mr and Mrs W. M I,eod on the loss of their son, was en dorsed, and a motion of sympathy carried in the usual method. With tegard to starting a free library in Yarraville it was decided that the committee get all possible in formation and report to half-yearly meeting. The sum of .£2/2/ was donated to the local PatrioticFund. A euchre tournament was played by 13 members. Mr F. Gill won the final. Next syllabus item is a shooting match against Footscray A N.A. All members invited to attend.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CORRESPONDENCE The following letters were received and dealt with.:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

CORRESPONDENCE The following letters were re ceived and lealt with.:— From committee re farewell to Footscray Contingent inviting Mayor and Councillors to dinner and social at the drill hall on Tues day last.—Accepted. Municipal Association wrote in viting attention to Annual Sess.on on 21st and 22nd uctober next, and desiring appointment of dele gate thereto. —Cr Harris was ap pointed. Footscray Municipal band desired permission to parade ssreets, use of Cycling Club hall, and use of elec tric lights at recreation ground, in re carnival on the 19th inst.— Granted." Williauistown Council wrote notifying support for Cr Pearce re Queen's Memorial Infectious Dis eases Hospital. Port Melbourne Council notified further meeting of Conference re rating of gas mains, etc., on Thurs day, 10th inst., at 4 p.m.—Refer red to delegates, the Mayor and Cr Pearce,

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PIGEON HOMING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

PIGEON HOMING Tbe Williamstown homing club held a series of three races, one from Lyonville, 45 miles air dis tance, and two-races from Moolort,. 76 miles. To Lyonville 15 mem bers sent 191 birds, and liberation took place at 1 o'clock. A fast and very close race resulted as follows: First six, 1st J. and R. Swalwell, 17'47.6"yards per minute ; C- F. Thompson, 1747.06 yards; J. Thompson, 1742 ; G. English, 1735 ; E Elso and Son, 1734. 1st Moolort race—16 members, 176 birds.—Jst J. Thompson, B.C.G. "Sampson" 1372 yards per minute ; 2nd T, Kirk, 1357 yards; 3rd F, Murphy 1343 ; H. Collins, 1332; J. and R. Swelwell, 1295; W. Bugg and Son. 1286. 2nd Moolort race, 16 members, 170 birds—1st Stone Bros. B.C.C. "Now Laugh," 94)0 yards; 2nd Rf Swalwell,'937; C. F. Thomp son, 935 ; E. Elso and Son, 934 ; G. Swalwell, 933 ; J., Thompson, 932. The r Moolort" races were not so fast, the weather not being as favorable, also on arriving home a lot of the birds showed signs of having' meet en route...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

FCTBLIO JSTOTICSS W H CASH GROCER AND PROVISION MERCHANT has been app ointed Wood, Coal and Coke Merch aat for the Civil Service Stores. —' EA HOUSE Try our Teas Specially Blended by the Leading Tea Experts. Best variety in the district to choose from. Farm Produce a Specialty. v'ootl . Coal and Coke at lowest Prices. Families wait ed on and 0 rders promptly delivered' to nil n irU • . of the surrounding district. 10 CANTERBURY ST., YARRAVILLE Something for the long winter nights Gramophone and Phonograph musical instruments of all ® kinds. Easy terms / arranged... BEN WILLIAMS Yarraville. WISE M^ECf iOhfi THE WISEST SELECTION one can make in this life isfa HOME . Claude Smith, Seddon, can supply you with any i class of dwelling from £30 DEPOSIT, rent terms WHY DELAY ?0 The only difference be tween renting and buying is the deposit Call, write, 'phone to day Railway Place Seddon Why People Suite Bee us they have no. Intelligence, i attoomuchmeat and too much water i. ing on adreadfu...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

GO - F0R High grade Goods at low prices. < _ft - Birthday and TO ■ " Wedding Presents. Post Cards, Station ery, & Fancy Goods. LOW'S ANDERSON ST. FOR— ELECTRIC LIGHT - CO LAMPS. "TkeO*am" brightest and best j The latest word in arti ■ TO ficial lighting. 50 candle power- 2/6 each. All j sizes stocked. - W. C. LOW - YARRAV1LLL — • LOW

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SEND-OFF TO REV FATHER ENGLISH [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

SEND-OFF TO REV FATHER ENGLISH The new and model schools of St'. Augustine's Yarraville, built by the late rector—Rev. Fr. Eng lish—were ablaze with colour and light on Saturday, August 30, when a large'number of guests and members of the Somerville court tennis club were assembled at the invitation of the club to do honor to their late president, Rev Fr. Eng lish. The Rev. Fr. M'Carter and* Fr. M'Keon were present. Mr J. Grundy presided. After supper had been partaken of, the Presi dent introduced the new rector, Rev. Fr, M'Carter who had kindly consented to act as treasurer of the club, arid had already manifested his eagerness to lend a helping hand in the club's welfare. The Rev. Fr. M'Carter received an ova tion upon rising to reply. After _thankiug_t^e president and guests, sistance which was essential to him if he was going to be of any assis tance to them. He would then have no doubt that the club would be a success socially and financially.. The president after having given...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

SUNSHINE PATRIOTIC FUND A meeting of the combined com mittees of the Sunshine Progress Association was held at Mr„George McKav's office on Tuesday evening week to consider the best way to assist the Patriotic Fund and it was decided that a fund should be opened to be called -the Sunshine Patriotic Fund and that all present form themselves into a'coktm-iUVe with power to add to their nulnber for the purpose of raising funds by means of donations, entertainments •concerts etc- Several promises of support were made, and proposals [ discussed and the meeting was adjourned a week to enable mem bers to mature their plans. The following officers were appointed either of whom will be pleased to receive donations or assistance of any kind :—Douglas G. Munro chairman, Robt Barnett treasurer, Hy Binns. secretary. Donations may also' be sent to, and any in formation obtained from Mr J. Mclntyre secretary of the Sunshine Mechanics Institute.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Unclaimed Million A Fascinating, Thrilling Serial The Unclaimed Million [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER II.—Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

The Unclaimed Million S A Fascinating, Thrilling Serial The Unclaimed Million Bx hkbbebt maxwell. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock, and Co., London and Mai bourne. TAU Rights Beserved.l CHAPTER II.—Continued). The train was already slowing down. The engine whistle-screamed with the wailing shriek of a lost sou! in tor ment. The brake gripped the wheels. The train blundered along for a lew yards like a man struggling to steady himself under a staggering blow. 'X hen a shock, a grinding of buffers, a splin tering and rending of timbers, and tudden darkness, with the hiss aud roar of escaping eteam drowning all cries. _ , ■„„ "Are you hurt, Mr. Lancaster? _ The question leapt to her lips. The tone was one of heart-sinking solici tude, mingled with supreme dread and awe* , . . , , She was alive and uninjured, while he, the man wlloae life meant so mui>h to her,-lay somewhere in the darkness, crushed and manned. "Mr. Lancaster! liarvey Lancaster; For God's sake, spealV. Are yo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Cr Pearce was electpd chairman of the above committee for the en suing twelve mouths.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

CHAPTER III. For exactly a week Harvey Lancas ter lav in bed in the room whit-h Therese Freeiftan had secured for iiiiu in the same house in which Bhe her self lodged- ; This house was^situated in a shabby •treet in Bloomsbury; and the land lady, whom a life-long struggle with adverse fortune had taught the price less lesson of mindine her own busi ness, having as a good business wom an exacted the payment of the rent of the room in advance from her lady lodger, refrained from inquiring loo curiously into the relationship be tween the pair. Th« c»vr-coii'"r nvuht be Mis a Fro* *4an'( brother—as that lady liad carer (ally explained to ner. And then, again, he might not. After all, the rent was the thing, and the rest, did not matter. In the meantime the doctor, wlio bad been instantly summoned by The reae, pronounced hie patient to f>e suf fering from shock to the system con sequent upon the railway accident. The bruises and contusions received were trifling. The invalid must en d...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

FINANCE COMMITTEE The finance committee met first. Cr Harris was appointed chairmaiv for the year. Tjj^^reasurer^s, rgportsHo^U a^ebiFBalanEe ofy£l,266/5/5, while the accounts passed that night amounted to .£848/1/2, making a total defi ciency of ,£2.114/6/7, as against a debit of ,£430/8/3 at this period last year, a difference of £l 683 18 4.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

SPECIAL NOTICES The best place to go for— Ironmongery, Crockery, Tinware etc. W, A. RIDOUTT 14 Anderaon Street' T Y A R R A V I L L ES targe stock . oi Paints,1 Oils, Colors and paperhanging*. ^sfimntes given "for Painting, Paperhanging, Gancral repair*

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

FEDERAL BAKERY ANDERSON NT YARRAVILLE E. KE1TT, FANCY BREAD and BISCUIT BAKER, PASTRYCOOK, etc Bread delivered to all parts of Yarraville' Footnprny and Summndloe pintricto. W. LA1NG, Junr Dairyman, Somerville Rd, Yarraviile East. Pure Milk supplied to re'ideuts of thff district twice dailfl 1 Trial

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

DO YOU WORK HARD? If so this must IfFTiMb CCT 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 specisil line in plain or striped GALATEA. Watch our windows for these good cheap shirks, 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 - G. Woods Draper and Mercer, 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

CRICKET The sixth annual meeting of the Footscray Thistle Ciicket Club was held at Mr J Stone's on Monday evening last there was a good atten dance of members present. The annual report and balance sheet was read, and the prospects of the coming season were considered very bright. The election of office bearers for the coming season re sulted as follows:—Patrons, Messrs W: H. -Fielding, M.Ii.C.. The Mayor (Cr Bell), A. (3ow, A. Sum ner, J. B. Otter, Schober, Perry T. Rae : president, Mr Jas Storie ; vice-presidents. G. Crow, W. Fal - coner,- T. McKinley, G. Walker, Jas Hay, Jas Hopkins, G-- Williams, J. McDonald ; general committee, Messrs Tippet, F. Sherwin, J. Kidd, J. McDonald, E. Valentine, J. Wyatt ; secretary and treasurer, Mr Jas M. Rogers. The batting and bowling aver ages were won by Messrs N. Brad ford and Jas McDonald with averages of 15 and 9 respectively [ both being presented with medals by the club. Mr Jas McDonald also made the highest individual score for the season...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914

SPECIAL NOTICE. ~ GREAT OPENING OF NEW SPRING GOODS S&PRING GOODS in all S\ their subtle loveli / ness are now display ed in great confusion at Forge's. Of this great open ing we would write with en thusiasm. Never was such a vast assemblage of delight fully new and dainty Mil linery, Frocks, Underwear, Adornments etc., as we've gathered for your scrutiny Particularly we dej you will call new cos-tum< Floral Voile Coj l!T"newesl shades, 17/6 • New Chech Pique Cos tumes, trimmed Medici Collar. 35/ Special line Poplin Cos tumes. all shades 25/6 Floral Crepe Costumes, trimmed, 9/11 r* 17 DRAPERY . r UtivxH STORES ''The While House" Nicholson St., Footscray f/. R. B. B. H. BAINBRIDGE'S BARGAIN HOUSE To start right is half the battle. We started two months a«o with the right, articles and now gire yon the chance of purchasing real smart, clean, up-to-date drapery at less than CITY SALE PRICES. Children's Serge and Cloth Tunks from 2/11, Children's Tweed and St-rge Bloo...

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