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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
If you don't get the best of beef Beer will get the best of you. You can obtain the best of beer at the YARRAVILLE HOTEL, Ballarat at Th# best of Beer that ia br«wed ia txivt,y • or draught. Wines, Spirits, and Cigars.. Also Porter on draught Phone—Footscray 12, II. J. BBR fcOHUZj ?rpBrl8to*i.—Adstj
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
FOOTBALL The Yarravillc Baptist having won their semi-final match, will play the Howe presents off for the premier ship, to-day, at Royal Park. Play ers and supporters are requested to meet at the station at hall-past on a o'clock, to catch van for Hnyal Park. The team will he picked t orn the following:—Sutton (c), Smerdon, Anderson,. Palmer, McDonald, Hill, Fannell, Sutherland, Jones, Thick, Shearman (2), Hoskins, Sheppard, Edis, Verney, Smit.Vi«on, Lewis (2) , Everest, Davies, Caucaud, Hice and Henderson.
YARRAVILLE PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
YARRAVILLE PATRIOTIC FUND The secretaries of the Yarravillo Patriotic Fund (J. G. Dobson and T. C, Maher) acknowledge the fol lowing:— Bay View Road Methodist Morning Sunday School .. 10/ Tke net amount realised from the recent Patriotic Concert at the Trocadero Theatre was £68/6. Cuming, Smith and Co. Pty Ltd ■ Employes' Mutual Benefit Society has donated £15 to the Lord Mayor's Patriotic Fund, and £25 to the Belgian Relief Fund. We regret that the name of .Mr G. ■Car.ter was inadvertently omitted frnm names . of members of Foot scruy— j were tendered a send-off last week, as reported in our last issue.
UNITED PATRIOTIC CHURCH SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
UNITED PATRIOTIC CHURCH SERVICE A united patriotic Church Ser vice, organised by the Churches of Yarrayille, was held in the St. George's Theatre last Sunday evening, when there was an attendance of over 1000, including Cr Fielding, M.L.C. and the Mayor of Footscray (.Cr Bell.) The Rev. W. R. Bvers, in the absence of the Rev. W- T, Roach through illness, presided. The Revs. W O. Ward, R. Bruce McConchie, and Capt. Wilson, also assisted in the scrvice. A united choir, under the leadership of Mr J. Laidlaw, rendered an anthem while Mr B. .Connell officiated as organist. Solos were rendered by Miss Marie Stewart' and Messrs E. E- Hook and J. M. Hill. A collection was taken up in aid of the Mayor's Patriotic Fund, and this resulted in over £25 being handed over to the Fund. Patriotic addresses were dtlivered by the Revs, W. R. Byers and W. O. Ward. Balance Sheet of the United Pat riotic Church Service held on Sun day last, at St. George's theatre, Receipts — Offertory ... £27 3 7 x . Ex...
SEND-OFF TO WORKMATES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
SEND-OFF TO WORKMATES. Tho employees of Cuming, Smith and Co., met on Saturday evening, August 29th, lor the purpose ofi say ing Good Bye and making a presen tation to Messrs Jack Middleton anh Oliver Harwood, two of their work mates who are shortly leaving for tha front. In presenting the above gentlemen with a smokers' outfit, Mr G, Williams (who occupied the chair), said they were all sorry in one sense and pleased in another- to tie present that evening. Sorry be cause they were losing the services of two good workmen. But they all felt proud that they had two. such men in their midst, who were going to givo their services to Great Britain, in her time of tiuuble. He wished them every success and hoped that they would be spared to come back to Australia,knowing that they had done their share to keep the old flag flying. Mr W. Harvey in supporting the remarks of tho chair man said that judging by the way thoy had always conducted themsel ves as workmen, he felt sure that they wou...
THE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
THE DINNER. - Several hundred, including the-120 I members ol the Expeditionary Force | sat-down to dlnntr. The men wero , Mb spirits, and frequently; Jnirat into prolonged cheering at) ther ment / ion of tho British Empire, and gavo! groans for the Kaiser. ' The menu card was an interesting souvenir, it read as follows:-* MENU. Soup—Ivaiser-in-it. Entrees—British Navy Cutlets. Ber lin Sausage (for Russians onlj • Scotch Haggis. -Isish stew. Poultry—English Game. Joints—British Beef. Vegetables—French Beans (served hot), Brussels Sprouts (pretty ,fcougb Sauer Kraut (for Germans only). Sweets—German Rout. "God Save Tho King". Tho Mayor presided over tho gath ering, and apologies for non-attend. anco wero received from tho. Minister ] of Defence, Messrs Mathews, M.H.R., J Lemmon, M.L.A. and W. II. fielding, M.L.C. and others. Amongst those present were the Mayor Crs Harris, Drew, McDonald ■ and Pearce, Messrs J. E. Fenton, 1I.H.R. E. C. Worde, M.L.A. and tho leading citizens of the di...
WAR NEWS FOOTSGRAY PATRIOTISM SEND OFF TO FOOTSGRAY TROOPS BANQUET AND CONCERT THOUSANDS SAY FAREWELL IMMENSE ENTHUSIASM [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
WAR NEWS FOOTSGRAY PATRIOTISM SEND OFF TO FOOTSGRAY TROOPS BANQUET AND CONCERT THOUSANDS SAY FAREWELL IMMENSE ENTHUSIASM Tho 120 memtors of the Austral ian Imperial Expeditionary Forco from Footscray and district wore entertained by the citizens of Foot scray at a farewell banquet and con cert at tho drill hall, Footscray, on Tuesday evening- last. Tho farewell had been' arranged only a few days previously, but tho citizens respond ed well, and the troops were given a right royal send-ofl. Thousands assembled in tho hall and in, the stEeets on route, and there was many a tear as mother, daughters, *nd sweethearts said farewell Tho :: men returned to cnn-P about eleven o'clock, tho train steaming out of tho station to.tho strains of "God be with you till wo meet again", from tho Hand. Tho troops arrived in Footscray shortly after six o'clock, but there wus a rather long wait as the pre cession was timed to start at 6.45. Tho Mayor (Or S. II. Boll) mot the commander (Gapt. MclCenna) a...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
RIFLE NOTES. The Footscray rifle club are giv ing two nights a week to drill in the various movements required in the field, and the members are showing great improvement. Mon days and Wednesdays are drill nights. Next Monday the club will meet at the Yarraville hiill, at 7.30 p m. All members requested to at tend. There will bi a parade at North Williamstown on the 12th, and we hope to have a large assem blege. A rifle match over 200 yds. with minature rifles will be held on the 26th at Williamstown.
WAR FUNDS FOOTSCRAY BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
WAR FUNDS FOOTSCRAY BRANCH Previously acknowledged £1007 Patriotic Entertainment Trocadero Theatre Colonial Ammunition Coy ,s Employees Patriotic Service St George's Theatre Digney & Guest, and Employees . .. J-Broderick Footscray Council Employees B. H. T. F. J, Cole J, Sipthorpe T. B Pearce and Son A. R. P. Crow Richard Candy C. E L'ovett S. Shallard G. C. Shallard J. B. Shallard 68 ,61186 18 1
MISSION AT ST. AUGUSTINE'S [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
MISSION AT ST. AUGUSTINE'8 A mission, conducted by the Redemptorist Fathers — Father i Howes and Father Hogan will be opened in St Augustine's Church, Yarraville. on Sunday, 13th inst-, at the 10.30 a.m. Mass, and will be continued for a fortnight. Every evening during the week at 7.30 there will be rosary, sermon and benediction. Large congrega. i tiohg are expected each evening.
WILLIAMS BENEFIT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
WILLIAMS BENEFIT The balance sheet of.the above, audited by A. Pietsch and J. Wal ton, shows receipts from donations .£14/12/6, picture -night and art union, £46/4/10, total ^60/17/4, expenditure £9/17 8| leaving a balance of .£50/19/8. Mrs Isola Williams desires to return thanks to the committee and public of. Yarraville for kind sup port in recent benefit, also to those who donated prizes.
THE RAILWAYS FOOTSCRAY PROSECUTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 12 September 1914
THE RAILWAYS FOOTSCRAY PROSECUTIONS At Thursday's sitting of the Footscray Court, Rigby Stewart was charged with having alighted from a railway carriage on the wrong side. Allan McWatt, assistant station master at Seddon, gave evidence that on the arrival of the 7.54 p.m. down train at Seddon on July 21, he saw the defendant alight from the train on the pit side, leaving the carriage door open. Witness stopped defendant, who could not produce a ticket. Defendant said he missed his train back to Werribee, and he had a few drinks A fine of 60/, with 7/6 costs, was imposed Edwin Booth and Fred Bird were each fined 20/, with 5/ costs, for riding in a first class carriage on a second class ticket.
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
RIFLE NOTES. After a holiday for 6 weeks the club has received permission to give rifle practice to new members and in different shots. The club has engaged targets for Saturday 19th so as their members can practice, and the old members are requested to attend and instruct these members. There will also be a 200 yds shoot with the minia ture rifles. The club's turn out at the Patriotic parade last Saturday was very good, over 60 marching, [ their recent drill practice standing them in good stead.
SCOUT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
SCOUT NEWS I,ast Saturday the First Foot scray Troop, Imperial Boy Scouts were engaged at tbe Patriotic Carnival at the Exhibition Building where they gave an Ambulance Display, using the Cycle Stretchers These stretchers consist of three staves, 'lashings, and a- bag, and can be put together on the machines under fivp minutes- Tbey attracted much attention and are handy for out of way places. On Monday the above performance was repeated Locai residents will have an oppor tunity of seeing the Cycle Patrol making these stretchers atiji using them at an early date. All material is carried on the cycles. The troop have a few vacancies for boys over 12 years of age and over 4 ft 6 inches in height.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
All residents of the three Estates are notified by advertisement of the Shire of Werribee that they must forthwith eon; ply with the conditions of the sanitary service contract. The charge is 17/ per pan per annum, and is made pay able on October 1 to the authorised collector. Mr James A. Collins. A Novelty Dance and Cordial sup per with Bonivene Sandwiches will be held on Saturday October 3rd in lvingsvillu hall. Prizes given for the best novelities. Double ticket 1/-, Single Lady 6 d, Single Gent 8d. Dancing commences 8 p.rii^—Adyt
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
A euchre, forty-fives party and dance, under the auspices of St. Augustine's Church, 'will be held in the Yarraville hall on Thursday evening, October i. * • » • • If you don't get the best of beer Beer will get the best of you. You can obtain the best of beer at the YARRAVILLE HOTEL, Ballarat st The - best of Beer that is brewed is uivfcy* or draught. Wines. Spirits, and Cigars. Also Porter on draught Phone—Footscray 12, M. J. BER TjOWTTZ, Proprietore»s.—Advt. v.
CLAIM FOR WAGES FAILS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
CLAIM FOR WAGES FAILS On Thursday, at the Footscray court, Edward Willings, a new ar rival from the old country, proceed ed against JE. R. Gill and Co. Drap ers, Varravillo for £3/11/2, balance of money alleged to be due for wages. Sir Secomb appeared foil complainant, and Mr James Hall, for defence. The defendants filed a set-off ag ainst complainant. Mr Secomb said .that Willings had been employed by the defendant -firm for ten or eleven weeks. During the period complainant wis occasionally thrown a shilling to go to the pic tures. Complainant admitted re ceiving goods to the value afi £4/8/4, and '1/G in cash. Willings said his wages were to bo 15/- per week, and board. The contract ter minated one night by Gill telling Willings "that he was too lazy to bo any good", and then kicking him out. Complainant was a Strang er, and a weakling, who was prac tically at their mercy. Mr Caldecott, Jf P.—Is there a wages board for the rlass of work complainant did ? Mr Secomb—No, I am sorry ...
YARRAVILLE SCOTTISH SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
YARRAVILLE SCOTTISH SOCIETY The monthly concert and dance in connection with the above, soc iety took place last Thursday week in the Cuming Institute. There was a good attendance, and in the absence of the retiring president, the financial secretary, Bro Brown, introduced the newly-elected presi dent, Bro T. Hepburn, who was given a good reception. The presi dent, in opening the proceedings, signified his intention of endeavor ing. to make the Society a progres sive one. There was surely enough i of the Scottish national spirit in ; Yarraville to make it an e^sy mat ter to have a large and enthusiastic I society here and he took on the position with the fullest confidence that hs would have the loyal assis tance of every member in achiev ing his purpose. He would ask each member to try during the next twelve months to add one new member to the list Mr Hepburn made feeling reference to the pre i sent war crisis, and as a prelude to [ the programme, he would ask Miss Minnie Paton to ...
OTHKR REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
OTHKR REPORTS Cr McDonald reported re the in-: | terview with Mr Mackinnon regard ing the handing over of the court house to the Council for the pur pose of enlarging the Council buildings. The Minister visited the district himself, and inspected new sites for a court house. Mr Mac kinnon promised to give the pro posal favorable consideration.— Report received on motion ' of Cr Shillabeer, and matter left in Cr McDonald's hands. The Mayor reported having to gether with other councillors waited on the Melbourne Council re the reduction in the price of electric current. The Council pro - mised in six months' time to re duce the price from £6/10/ to jC4 15/ per kilowatt:—Cr Shillabeer reported on the same matter, and the reports were received. The ' Mayor reported his atten dance at the conference of munici palities re valuations of gas mains. It was suggested by Cr Cabena (Melbourne) that the city Council's valuator should be asked to make a re-valuation of. the whole of the gas mains...
P.L.C. SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 September 1914
P.L.C. SOCI^I,. The P.LC. held a very success ful social in the Kingsvillehall last Tuesday evening. At. the branch meeting, Mr V Hester, president occupied the chair, and among the visitors wen> Mr J. E. Fenton. M.H.R , Mr J. Henry, and Mrs E. Newton, secretary of the Yarraville' ■branch. Two new members were elected. The President thanked the scrutineers for their, good work on polling day, which helped to go a long way towards securing Labor's splendid victory. Mr Fenton, in the course of a short address, said that as far as the Somerville road booth was con cerned, it had polled a majority for Labor equal to any other part of the metropolis (Hear hear.) He understood it was a 7% to one niajoritv. Mr Cuthbert—Nine to one. Mr Fenton —That is better still, and shows the good work you have done in this part. The Labor vic tory has been a magnificent one. We have come through our battle triumphant and it will be an en couragement to every democrat '.liroughout the world. This I,aL...