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SUNSHINE STATION FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
SUNSHINE STATION FIRE \\'hen the "onew" Stiutshine railway station wats in course CIof erecton and aonstruction resideuts werel indigiantt ito 1ld that it inumber of secotnd-lindt structures were bei'ng utillsed for the station buildings on 11h0 north or tdown platform. 'The local regrel was, theroefore, not very kteen Iast Satuttrdiy mnoininig iwhen it. was founud that fire had ipracticntly destroyedt the renovated buildings cotiprisitig the down tictket-olittice. cloak-root atntdl paticels oilttice, with their contents, in iluding imaity piarcels, tickets, way hills, etc. 'I'ho damage done is esti inutted it £700, buit how the tire origintiedt Is inot ktniown. tiumiCes were tirst weli by a resident, who notifiecd thlie locial brigade. Subsc tiaently, the Fkootscrity brigade, under Station Otiicer .iiaiger, arrived, and the tugtiieIIIted foI'ct', ided lby tit aittltte isupply of wa -Let', foughilt tihe conin itgi'atiott for well nigh I tire hours. when it, of wthait was left of ii....
JUNIOR FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
JUNIOR FOOTBALL Junior football is not booming locally this year. Yarraville in an endeavour to wipe a large ldebit balance off are p)utting up a good light against adver sity but were unexpctedtly dlefeated on Saturday by Camberwell at that time bottom of the list, and dropped into fifth place. Scores Camberwell 8.11 Yarraville 5. 1L Footscry Juniors who were for several years rivals with Yarra ville for the top of the list have gone completely to pieces and owing to Camberwells win last week. now repose at the other end. Last week they suc ceeded in winning fairly easy out 1.1 de feats, 2 wins, and 1 draw should not be the average of the second team in a district holding so many players as Footscray undoubtedly does. Scorus Footscray 8-12 Preston 2-7.
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
CGONGCERT. IIOn Tuesday last the Sacred heart Sodalty of St. Monica's Church held a concert in the Federal hall, in aid of St. Monica's school ground implrove ment fund and that the effort was a popular one was evidenced by the largeo antd apprecittive audience that attended In an excellent programme the quartet party compnrising Madam Evelyn Ash ley, Miss Florric Gordon, and Messrs. .James Wade and Chas. I edward, gave the best item of the evening in ''Swear to be Good and True," from the comic opera, Dorothy, while the same perfor mers renldered Regular Royal Queen, also in an excellent manner, being en cored for both. Mr Chas. I edward was heard to advantage in 'IThe Old Green Isle and Flora, the latter being particu larly well rendlered. Mr Will Eilder, an aId favorite, was as ffelctive as over and was encored for both his items, and his response with Hlow McDougall Tlp ped the Score left the auidience rocking with laughter. Madam Evolyn Ashlcy sang Killarney and II Iacio in her...
BUILDING FEES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
B UILDING FEES. At Thursday's court the Shire of \Verribee iproceeded against ''homnas Aslhcroft for the recovery of l'1 due "as building fees. Mr Croft appeared for informants 0and stated that the defendant had built a house in the Kingsvill estate, adjoining the Footscray boundary with out giving the necessary two days' notice. It had been a habit in the past for persons to bring along ulndesirable buildings that had been condemned in other suburbs and 10dump them) dawn in this vicinity. Mr I-Hills J.'. -\Vhy did you not stop them long ago; this has been going on for years ' Mr Croft---We have a new shire sec rotary in Mr D. A. Little who intends to talce immedliate action. D)efendant has sent a letter since the issue of the sumnimons enclosing £1 building fee and 2/' actual costs. If it had been an or dinary case we would not have pro ceeded and I askb for professional costs. Mr Mitchell J.P.-Order for £1 with 13/- costs and I hope now you have started you will carryit out to the...
W. C. T. UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
I'. U, T. UNION. On Wednesday last the above held a meeting which took the form of a "Woman's Own." There were thirty ladies present the President, Mrs Heath in the chair. The speaker was Mrs Baglin, vice-president, who took for her subject "The Influence, of Women in the Home." Solos were rendered during the afternoon by Mes dames Comer and Richardson, afternoon tea served, and a pleasant and profitable afternoon closed. During the afternoon the following resolution was catried unanimously;:- "That in view of the iimmninent danger, as foreshadowed in various press notices, of ani attempt being made to defraud the peolple of a democratic right of coniplete local optiun as conlferred by the Licensing Act of 100 to come into operation in 1917, by substituting the Continuance of the Licenses Reduction Board, this Union declares its conviction, that re duction of licenses, in congested areaus by a board, cannot he accepted ius a substitute for the democraitic right of the people to deal...
"SPARKS." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
" PARtKS." The 'ootscray Council invites tenders for the construction of Tiernan street. The local ammunition works and the cordit.e work are being guarded by the militlry authorities. Tho FloIi)oti,'y Ifarmonic Society hold thir 2(k.h graiuil concerlt in the F ederal Hall oln ?e -irnb r l- th. During the wveek. " Liberty " was calptLurd Ir-i the rliltiwy station by M'I. Jiimfii Yoruni a local resildent. I lF-i IFi.\I !1 \l.,, Lt let, for concerts dl ai-.-. -ii. -1w ] ;.. -.t Apply to the Mr il;ti.l . , ill crnnectin with his ca uflliitil!i'r Mil]bourne Ports ad drlr.':--,ld I a n: i ' I'ri-m thIe Royal hal cony ,o FIr;dly -.? -oinK, the 31st. Thi falml ii If Ie hte Lfra. R J. Webb wrlote tha!ii;;..i th'e ,f o,-sray Council for Hy jnp':)ily lr ? in their recent Atllliiion iri ctill-ed ( the announce ment- in our iadvlr'i.inga- clumnns of Miss Nellie ;il.? iL rt , LLt, l-her of painting an! i drawing. M,,ii 1i. ini-!i tIely -lurniture, iiiiiwn . ~i elb - :. pro. notes, and all Lioid-...
"VICTOR" CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
VICTOR" CONCERT. On 'lueslay last ihe Claroce Sisters a1m1 IBrothir', lessees of the Victor The atre, provided in conjunction with their pIiCtlres a vaudeville eoncerrt. The hill] was well tilled with an appreciative iundiencl wlhose chief interen-t was cen tred in the full 82 ste is of the Tango and the Texas 'T'ommy lince, the latest thing in American dances, An ilttrac Live prograumme of fancy dancing by pupils of the above was provided hy the foilnwin~rr -IrishI Jig M aes A maIn ilo'w; riulny nirierc, mus gfnrnnriy crinnnrc r, A Jolly 'Tar, Master Alban \Vhitehead; American luck, Liitle IDorothly Gribble iind Grace Peacock; butterliy dance, Miss TRubly Iiendrick; Austrnlia's com ing toe dancer, Miss Eileen Ficinus; lighland Iling, Miss Olga ilanrelay; clog dlanciIng, Vera Willey; Russian dance, Pearl McVeigh; song and dance, Miss Jenn iouevierd ; fancy dance, little " Babe ''" Bunnell. There was a grand finale in which in addition to those al ready mentioned the following also t...
SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
SOCCER. Northutuboritnud and Durhamu, last Saturday, at Mitdtid .'rik, mot thu b onlhaggi Club in the semuL-thal of the DUohlrty Cup, the previous week's wlatch having resulted in ait goalless draw. The N. and l). team wils the same, except for Mloan, at centre forward. N. and LD. opelleod strongly, but a Iree'tick early on, cauted Itobinuou to cluear, th baill cooliung out to Laycock, who put ii it good mun, tinishing with a shut which went over the bar. The N. and D. forwards pressed and a shot from Mian struck the ullprights, the alue player just aftlerwards missing by inches. Laycock, on the right wing, was putting nlu good centres, one of which curled right inte goal, to be pult over by the Wonthiaggi goalie. The defence, all in good tform, goene rally had the molelaure of the oppos log forwards, the halft-backs feeding their forwards well. Shortly before hll-tiume, Wounthggi tookt a turn at ipassing, and forced corners, which was well clearedt. They continued to attack, and th...
THE COUNCIL STAFF. ENTERTAINED BY THE MAYOR (CR. DREW.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
THE COUNCIL STAFF. ENTERTAINED BY THE MAYOR (CR. DREW.) The Mayor (Cr. '1. B. Drew) on tertained the whole of the employees of the Footscray council at the Masonic Iall, Leeds street, on Wednesday evening. The hall was tastefully decorated with fairy lamps - The British coat of arms, Union rack * and Federal flag appeared at either end lit with multi colored lights. A very line programme of musical and elocutionary items was given by Messrs Riddell, Kimbcr, Schill ing, Moss and " jack " Bell and the accompaniments were nicely rendered by Mr Hatt, The tables were laden with ample supplies of good things and were tastefully laid out, and altogether everything passed off well. The catering was in the hands of Mr W. G. Shepherd and left nothing to be desired. The Mayor presided. Among those present were Cr. 'A 11. Field ing, 1\lL.C., Mr Fenton, late mem ber for Matibyrnong, Crs. Hell, McDonald and Pearce, Cr Hlickford, representative on the Fire Blrigades' Board, ex-Crs. Caldecott and G...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
ROWING. Many new lmembers for the Foot scray Rowiug Club were enrolled during the week. Now is the time for learners. With little coachluIng they winl be able to compete Iu uext four-oared club races, to be held in October. The amLusemuent colu uittee must be congratulated on their succcss, as their monthly as sembly is very popular. Thursday, 4ugust 20, at the Masonle Hall, is tho next.
V. A. T. C. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
V. A T. C. RACES. Arkaringa Ilurdle- Honnic George or Wisconsin. Corinthian--liricatwork or Earl's Court. A i?tralian Steeple-\Viddcn I, United Kingdom 2, Zcphuron 3. Malukoll Sl~.- Anna Carlovnaor Mousmc IKnow:,ly Steeplc-WVcnobali or Booligal WVelcr-G?.riden Goblet or Linass.
POLO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
POLO:' A match was played.l at Earl's Cour(t betwuon 14'ootscray and VWil liulwtown, land wvasb played in a trieuudly spirit. Seores:-Footscrizy, 2 goals 1 foul; VWillauustow'u, 1 goal 1 foul. A GiENEIRA.L IIEEWING will be hold at Earl's Court on TUESDAY NEX'I', at ) o'clock p.nm. Memubers Ind iatOudlng uneznburit are r(quest 'd to attend-(Adtt.)
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
RIFLE NOTES. BY "BULL'S EYE." The iabove club's shoot to-dthy Will e the seconld P'resideLt's 5-liOOytds. rie follouwlug are the haUdieapa:--T. Uinaertoun, C. Uptou, 2; J.,. N. tL'Dounald, G. MDouald, 3;, CriOley, [Iarrison, ILaglt, Joluhnson,, Keunuldy, \Inastrtonu, J. 'atcaulhy, A.2 J. tl')ouaild, Nor. .ud ll13. L'Donald; R, r. I'AKeury, Smith, 1; ,U. 1Ueuirdo ou, folst, ,Nicholson, 'StLvenson, 5); 130r owitzy, Grey, (I; Moore, TIIuuiock,,' 7; Ieuderson, A. Jaekson, J. Robltusou, Vard, S; Arrol, King, A, M'Donald, ? lou, U. M'Uonald, sour., Sykes, Stleiks 1); Irvlue, i'val'wun, 10; 1V.. '3Tcksou, 11; Douglas, Weokes, Mor 1isner, Cooper, 12; J. M'Ewau, D. tuoers, .. A meeting of the columltioe will be feld on the 12th iust.-(Advt.) It. MJI'WAN; lion. Secretiry.
WILLIAMSTOWN ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
WILLIAMST OWJA ROAD. ThI'e Foosceray Council offered to effect mullell-needed repairs to the VitllII nulatowii-road, in couj iction with the. Worrlbee shire Council, and wait for the latterl's share of the cost till tlhe endc of thle fillaucial year. Mair. Neylan hats the whole of the .toneuc required for the workl ready to crush, and suggested Ihilat they ob taill the loau of the Werribeoe t.onoe crusher and eogine. Theo latter body, however, in its letter asked that a 5lll1 of £2 per day iCe paid for the loon of crusher, and £2/10/- per day for the engoine. Mr. N'yllal, on tilig aiskeid his optoilon of the malltter remarked: "'Too hlot. I could tavt the Imetal broken by haind and for less; £2 per day would be plonty." It was aigreed that the offer as to cost of construlctio be alcceplted, but tile question of alrrnllgemenlt regard. ing the crusher and elnglue was left il tile ihludi of the elnginleer.
LODGES & SOCIETIES. A.N.A., FOOTSCRAY BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
LODGES & SOCIETIES.. A.N.A., A 'OOTSCRtY I3IItANIL. At the Iist nicmeting of the above branch, the President, .r..1 J. Ileury, Introduced seven new memibers, Niue proposals were also received. The syllabus item was a lecture by Mr. Boyce, of the1 Tqurists' Bureau, illus trated with limelighlt views. The views were excepltionally good, and the information supplied by the Icc turer, both as to the means and cost of visiting the difterent beauty spots of our own colony, Was both pleasant and understandable. Beginuing at Fern Tree Gully, he travelled with his Ipictures to Warburton, thence to Houalesville and through to Walhalla, Daylesford. Ieechliorth, Gippslatd Lakes, Sale, and ilairtesdtle. For coastal scenery hle took his audience to Pt. Campbeoll and the southern coast, and thence to the Iutiffilo, and thoroughly convinced his udience that, fromn personal expeerlnce amongst the stnow of those nioun lln rallges, you wlant no overcoat. A vote of thanks was accorded the lectu...
ELECTRIFICATION OF RAILWAYS. LAYING OF THE CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 8 August 1914
ELECTRIFI'ATION OF RAIL WAYS. LAYING OF THE CABLES. &nbsp; 'I'he Acting Secretary for Railways &nbsp; forwarded a notification to the Foot- &nbsp; cray Council on Monday evening, that it was the intention of the de- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; partment to lay the cables between &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the Newport P'ower House and Princes Bridge Substation through &nbsp; &nbsp; their streets, as it had been found &nbsp; impractible to lay the cables &nbsp; &nbsp; within the railway boundary. The &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; route selected is as follows: Doug- &nbsp; &nbsp; l in-l i l tlt&lt;rade, cr .ossing Iul'ltigilh, ('rlll i ; l )ilk-s?ltrit1 1 , doI ill Iliy'vlew ivelrnu ll few yardsl , SIo-.s ltmtN'y t'CrlIt ll'ns-ll to it p oint on It ytle s l(r t ol itlli silte i 1 l il 'llea worlis, ten ii tllp Il dt e->Iret tIo lc i'ttl , erv lle r...
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
LACROSSE. Footserny took the field miniuu the r services of their centroau:; they started off with at bit of dush that suggeosted busnluess, but soon la)psed Luto such tired method of "nursing" the ball that it was not surprising tc trind Kooyong 10 Io nil at half-tiue, it was then tlhat Footscray woke up with a start and realised that they w were beilug made "hacks" of, The awakelning was so effective as to pro duce 4 to 1 in favor of Footscray ill I the second half. Taken all through, Sit was rather a spiritless contest, and In deep cou)rast to the watch with Caulnield the week before. To-day the inter-State match is to be played at the Albert Cricket Ground and in 'consequence there will be no competi tion matcihes until next weerk,.
FOOTBALL. FOOTSCRAY QUALIFY FOR FINAL. WILLIAMSTOWN OVER-WHELMED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
F OOTBALL. NO'TES BY II AL,"-FORlWARD. LOOTSCloAY QUALI I'Y FOR FINA-L. WVILLIAMSTO\VWN O\'ERlt WIIEL31ED. It may be that siIIppOL'ter¢s of the Footscray club were egotistical, but the fact remains that. they had no doubt is to thei ability of the locals to account for Willianlstown in the setul-dunal Umatch played at East 31Mel bourne last Saturday. It \was because of this anti for one other reason, thlat there were no regrets ait the minor premiership havinll been lost ou averages. Hlld Footlsery atltainled that honor they would have had to meet Essonlldon, I team they were by no means coulident of beating. They thought that ais the po-itliOts fell. North Melbourne woultd retire lsseldon from the comlpetition; that tiley would til, the slume by \\illianilstown, and that they would have it fairly good chance on performances of beating North 1Mel bourne. So far everything has" turned out as hoped for, but lup to half-time last Saturday the locals were far fromu sure that they had no...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
IPECIAL NOTICES. WILLIAMS -THE- SHOEVIEN Otherwise known as 'The Firm that does things' have just bought For Spot Cash All the LOCK, STOCK and BARREL of the Exhibition Boot Company Prty. Limited of 142-144 .Nicholson-street, Footscray. To celebrate the event with Eclat WE, i.e. WILLIAMS THE SHOEMEN Are now holding a BIG BOOT BOOM when the whole of the stock of Boots and Shoes will be sold at Prices too small to CAST A SHADOW. In additipn to this, the House of - WILLIAMS THE SHOEMEN with branches in Ballarat, Ben digo, Yarravillo, Williamstown, Windsor, Newmarket, Ararat, Daylesford, Hamilton, Horsham, Maryborough, St. Arnaud, Sta well, \Warracknabeal, and Rain bow, believe in giving the CASH BUYER a preference over the Credit Cus tomer, and will introduce their COUPON --- SYSTEM by which every customer will receive a coupon for every six pence spent. With these coupons you will be able to secure a nice present for the home in the shape of crockeryware, etc., etc. ."- COUPONS . NOW ....
FIRST AID CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
FIRST AID CORPS. II. \ar'tldl -Grecll \\ltre ood, seciretnry' anitd or?aliser u: SI. Jchl's Ambu-. t tllnce -Brigade, i a continutllcatliol to lie F]ootsc',Vny I ountil on lMontday, asked if the council could see its way clleat to ganIt 111e Ilse of it hll ila uIlIIcIIiIl building for }lre lerlnce' . The buildhhg wa- bo i?e uned for the. formationi of classes ifor the lustltrue tlol of those vlwho had(I volunteeredl to ](R;''ll I'isl-; id mild nursingll , in or'der to be drafted int) n briAdo, which the." hotJed to brinl itlt existence as 1l tuttxili irV [o liith A .lstilralill Airty? Mledical urlp?). T'he rl)oon, il wasi stated, w\villd lprobabl hle reIll illd' fll' ablut Ihroee ights a week. The ilmayor ((Fr, Ilrewv) ..atld ant) 1ho hid been liileri'let'ed that day, antl hio had I eIeltcally Itledged the cou.cil to do its par', The trnly hall Ihat Illay ')uld gral ltl a;ts he lilt luc:leV Re tI hall. (t'r. learice. 'Thatl is not t lil e tilcte to st d ti ilhti to. 'i'. alt i tlald...