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ELECTRIC LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
ELE'CTRICU L GHIT. At M ti?day's councll meeting, Ilhe supleriutenldentt, Mr. ('armody, sug gosted alctihg oil (110 Ilpeposil of tlhe Port Melbourne Council, that t oillnt deputatlon ?nollId wailt oil tlei Mel bournle City Counlcil for the purpose of edeavorillg, to secure ai reductlon in the prlce or durrell to be used for motive power. Cr, l?il'ice; heo .lMelbourie- Couucll admlt a profit of 50 per cent., and a deplutation now lmight he succef sful. ieo would more that they support Port Melbourne.. Or. l'Donald supported. T11 ex perts favored' a lower rate. 'PiThe prolposal' was carried. FiVE HUNDRED LIGHT1S BRIOKEN PER ANNU1 M, L.r, Carmody relported that 11 lights had boeen broken during the past weook, Cr. 3'MDonuTd: This Is at very serious matter, . What do they. cost? Suplerllltelldellt: Two ? nd sixpence :ucl?. ,~ ,iult o0 ,u',e brokeu is I2! tnot)lltnRt-. Ioo're 00 +t'ct' ^"? -ltluna uco~ stripped cdmpletely one night; Stir liug-street anothero and Ballarillt-rlo;ad partlll...
MILITARY PREMIERSHIP. FOOTSCRAY IN FINAL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
ill IT ARY PREi lIERSHIP.! FOOTSCRAY IN FINAI, MATClI. To-day the (G;th InfCatry (Footes cray) meet 51st Infantry (Albert 'Park) on the Scotch College ground for the final match for the premiership of the Metropolitan Infantry Association. Players and members are, to meet at Royal corner at 1.30 pI)., sharp, anid as other football matches are ou' a large following to cheer tho locals on to vic tory is expected.
BUILDING REGULATIONS. APPOINTMENT OF BUILDING SURVEYOR SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
BUILDING REGULATIONS. APPOINTMElNT T01F IUILDING SU1R VEIYOt SUGGESTED. The Footscray City Counlcil's new buillding regulations came into opera tion last Wodnesday, and caused quite a ilutter amongst some of the builders. They also caused a mild flutter at Monday's meeting of the council, when Mr. Noylan, city engineer,, suggested that an inspector be appointed to see that the regulations were strictly en forced, The fees received, it was stated, would inore thanu pay the cost of supervision, Ho suggested that Mr. Whitehead be appointed pro teom and that he be granted an additional £50 oer lannullll for the work. Cr. Pearce: I thought we would find it necessary to appoint a supervisor, 1 thought this would come. 1 do not know whether it would take the whole time of an :inspector. I would like somlo one appointed who would be of assistance to the surveyor. Cr. Mcl)onald: This is a small coun cil; we mlight defer consideration for a fortnight. N Cr. Boll: 1 do not favor hile appoint m...
PICTURE THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
I'ICTUL/E THEATRES. A wountcrftll n11m nla oceen securcd of HeI-Irr Luditig's successful flight across the Atlantic in his Zeppelin airship. The cinc. demons untdertook to accompany himt and a wonderful series of unique views are thrown onl the scrceen as a rcs.it. A drama set in New York, Berlinl and St. 'etcersbcrg has bcen worked in and called From America to Europe by Airship. The picture is to be seen for the last time at St, George's Yar raville, to-night Bccau.se of a Hat, a great comcedy, will also be shown. Ford Sterling, in Love and lynamlnite, a Keystone comedy, figtres in Monday's program; and two star dramas, The 3 Scratch Clue (a mystery play in two reels, and a big productiol by Nordisk in which Miss Bietty Nansen, the great continental actress, plays the chief part, arc also listed. The Grand rlheatre have a tlne prog gramme for next week. Monday's picture. include 'The Day of )Days, Tie Missing Ierlne and l'llno Cap. inalle? our progranlllo on Thursday whict include...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
COUNCIUI NOTES, L'here " werl only livt conlllclllors ipresellt it the COlliniIttce Imool iht g ot' lie ('ootsclniy Co(l llllci] 011 louditIy, Cirs. Slhtllhllee'r nl oIihllisoion being i;b ;et : \ w\' lilst (.'r.?.. Jhklll ntlsl, ant Ilurrl' Tliltc ,c 1(I,}ll, iPS 11(I .l'(lll l ljl(.l,(' I: llOI Ofl are still n tur '[Tie hust less I rinsa t ot wit' not of ;I Ve1 ' ilmll) 'tlt _harl' ter.' t , M o[t.l tof iL is detll with ullder" separat ( head tngs. t'ii' , ooteray ''((hiili Chlib i T).; '1(he l"?)ol.?t'l';. I"()ll)?ll (?hill t'(' illl'(e t llll' e illiS|ill(( lt i' lle l tt ie COil 1ihlle' l ilto' 't l ieCt ol ,oust ti'n &1111i\i phlllalr. fire \ o1o'1 to ,ito ther. I lo nlll),! ali cnd he010 ws ecped wil tile ritVisionll of Ihe la tori,' t T(ie West'I' (Oiit's.'lyt Il'r?l'(t'5 .\LSO ('_i1 o , l ll i( l m l fi i i i -d 2I 1 oI t i ei' I 'er t - inlts diestiitrd itie (jolth hi l oif C('ross .?treut isp 1halltl +)ll tl aIrLet' d I ) plit3" ihti't shar of the lii ep I. It was...
THE ELECTIONS. NO OPPOSITION TO RETIRING COUNCILLORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
THE ELECTIONS. NO OPPOSITION TO RETIRING COUNCILLORS. It was fully expected that there would be two contests in Footscray at the municipal elections due this month but candidates in the North and South wards did not materialise, consequently Crs Drew, McDonald, and Bell have been re-elected unopposed. Nomina tions closed on Thursday last and up to the last moment it was regarded as pos sible that either of two residents named would have entered the lists in the north ward. That one would have done so is certain but for the war, which besides overshadowing other matters in the public mind, has caused men who think to see the necessity of reserving all their time and energies to the safe guarding of their own businesses. The three councillors are to be congratula ted upon their unopposed return, and in Cr Drew's case particularly., few will begrudge him the honor of a walk-over as, during the time he has occupied a seat at the council table he has proven himself to be a strong advocat...
FOOTSCRAY'S APPEAL FOR A CRECHE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
FOOTSCRAY'S APPEAL FOR A CRECHE. Ye talk loudly' i t?i Iroti of Lobor, And workion ho t eight hotrir a nori, But what of the wi ile ld the mother Who is toiling bfy night al by day? \Vfcro to to\t II ohr gocs off for her o!op!fing he rcarrics ihr babe th1 hier therc, AnIIf eld.ooi arIe learits mor?cl to pity, I"ew offer iher IurdeI to Ishare, Alf al hcllei\crr ?fi tfafce a dry'o OlltilL, Thie lhil, too, plerforcoe bhe mIsL take. \Voil cirely aii't all it cojovrierirt e\\'l, hier tired ?rlls io ?fitterl aeche. Not for those of tilhe rich re we pfreding, . But for toil- weary worl, ug ieni'o mioes \Vho thiu institute srcey are I ccdng To brihteni their pioor harroased lie s. There i 1oIny ,t hard.workig iotier. Oho hier chilecs of work oft' will loe, Bcauise orhei hatIpered with faby., Ali ila ? io Olle to helpl orc iillf?Ae. So tate ii Itie eauoa of tie helpless, Tile eraise of tle tic\rilv Iprcsscd, hlio writh foiinog- face brgltefif r yon fhearthstone Atrrd carrieo your babe on her...
UNLAWFULLY ON PREMISES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
UNLA WFVULL Y ON PREMISES. At the local court oil Thursday George Gavin Ingleby, 28 years of age, was charged with being found without law ful excuse in the dweclline house of Ellen McPiherson on July 29th. Sub Inspector Keneally prosecuted and Mr Brocket appeared for the defence. Ellen MlcPherson, married woman, residing at 51 Cowper street, stated that she left her home for about five minutes on July 29th and left the-front door open. When she returned accused came out of her bedroomn. Asked what he was doing he replied that he was looking for Mr Johnson, organist of the Catholic church. Witness replied that Mr Johnson did not live there. Accused replied that he must as that was the address given to him. Ile then asked where Mr Johnson lived and receiving Ia negative reply walked quickly away. Witness called ia neighbour and ia hoy followed accused to the Exchange hotel He was brought back later by Con stable Ilennessy. A macintosh, shirt and vest were on the floor ready for remov...
PARK GATES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
PARK GATES, Shortly after. ?ssaming offlice, the mayor (Cr. Dreow l nitiated a move luelt for the purchase of gates for the entrance to the lVootscra; Pnrk,: at the corner of Nicholson-street and Ulnllarat-road. The net result to date is only £20,. With the object of hlavlug the work puill ill hand, the lmayor asked tho council, as ctuctodhtll of the park, to vote £20 towards the work. Ule wollld hand theum the luouey he had collectced, al M\r. Neyoull could carry o1t tj?? work. Couucillors appoared sympathetic. Ibut w\utllled to know somethiIg as to destgn an;d cost of the work. and Mr. Neyt?ia was asked to submit salme to a future mleeting
BOY SCOUTS. "KING'S OWN SERVICE." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
BOY SCOUTS. "KING'S OWN SERVICE." The headquarters of the Iloy Scouts n has been called on to assist the Mavor I and Mayoress of Melbourne for the patriotic fund and other purposes in t connection with the present war. A c large meeting of scoutmasters was held r on Thursday night to discuss the matter and it was decided to call upon all scouts and old scouts to volunteer for such ser- ' vices as they can perform. Work may hI found even for the small lads as well as the big. Mr P. R. Richardson, D.S. M., and t Scoultmaster Iluxtable will be at the Scout hall in Buckley street, Footscray, to-day at I p.m. to explain matters and take names of such scouts as can volun- t teer for messengers, etc, . Already three scoutlmasters have vol- f unteered for the expeditionary force being sent and it is anticipated all three v will he accepted, The special duty will be for the cur rency of the war and will lie known as n the " King's Own Service" ,"
WISGHER'S WORKS. VISITED BY HEALTH INSPECTOR. WHO SAYS THERE IS NO DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
IVISOHER'S WORKS. VISITED BY I'"ALTII INSPEC TOll. \W7O ,'SAYS THIII E IS NO DUST. Acting on instruction from the Footscray Council, 11r. Whitehead, health inspector, reported having visit ed the 1vorks of W'isclher and Co. on two occasions last week, following on complaints regarding the dust nuis ance, Mr. Whitehead s tated that the rockbreakitig plaut was inu operation on each occasloll, and he found that the dust did not escape from the com pany's yard, notwithstanding that a strong uorth-west wind was blbwtug. The mannager of the works, lhe stated, lhad unformed hint that the dust would plracticllly stop when thoe shoed had more material in it, Regarding Cr. FloeldinX's complaint thant the footpath was being blocked, to the alnoyance of pedestrianu', he t'ound that the company was working under a permit grunted by the Foot-. scrny Council in May, 10112. Connclllors looked very wise whell they heard this, and the report was simply received,
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
UR(A )ITBOOIC COUNCIL -- - - All councillors were present or Monday last at their last meeting be. fore the comunmencement of the ne\\ term, but next meeting it is probable that they will still he found in their accustomed places as yet ne opposition to rctiring. councillors is mentioned. Prior to the counmencement ofl business Cr McKay, the president, arose and, amnid cheers, asked coun cillors, municipal officers and the press to adjourn and drink the health of " His Most Gracions Majesty, The Jing. " Cr - McKay rFid that -ngland bcin'g at "\Vat meant [htit Australians were at war also. \Vhen Germany had torn up her treaty and invaded Belgium, Eng land took the only right course and stepped in to support the weaker country. (Cheers.) God Save The King was sung and councillors then proceeded to business. Angus Grant, the Shire's last valuator, wrote fromn 19 Victoria street, Footscray, that the remunera tion he received for valuing the properties in the shine was too small and left...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
xi it's a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S Corneo o0 SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Serve you WVell, Ci: And at Swan Street, Richmond; 60 Puckle:Street, \Moonee Ponds; 879 Sydney Road, Brunawiok, m? A FEW Sale Prices at Punshon's Seeded Raisins, 53d Cleaned Currants, 4jd New Dates, 2jd Few tins of Quince jam, 61d i~io Dark Plum Jam 6 S wcetBis cui-s, S..? l1bs Fruit Biscuits, x/ Bargains in Ironmongery and Crookery. 7w For 'August' Only. SEE OUR WINDOWS! 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 is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footsoray Club) - Ladles' Costumes a Speclality.- ave you tried STEWART S It Is Delioious. Try one to-day. Splendid Cure for Indigestion. rice 3d per loaf. Go. ?." alýa?pBell FAMILY GROCER & PROVISION MERCHANT. Phone go Footscray. WH...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
One of the features of the war that displeases the sober-minded citizen of Australia is the treatment meted out to German residents by the unthinking and inconsiderate. It becomes a duty to point out to those whose excessive pat riotism or jingoism leads them to an sault or insult, that Germans resident amongst us are in no way responsible for the war; that the vast majority have resided so long in British territory that they have come to appreciate the freedom they enjoy and to almost rev cre the British nag; and that far from wishing to do harm to those amongst whom they reside, they desire nothing better than to continue to live in peace and concord with their fellow citizens n their andopted country. Under Bri tish rule Germans have proved splendid colonists and most of them by becoming naturalised acknowledge our king as theirs. Britishers, and to come closer home, Australians, reside in all parts of the globe and we can just imagine the indignation witl which news that because...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
DENTIST T. Gough IlAS REMOVED TO -Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw s, Giocers. P. E. SAINSBURY. L. D. S. By.Exaums. elb, Univeroit Deiital Surgeoi 5 Leeds Street, Footscray, GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES & Dr. R. J. Fullerton, (Late of Beudiga) Mlay be consulted at his residence "Stratford," 38 Geelong Road r ootsoray. Hours-S till 10 a Iu. I till S p.m. Yarraville 2 to 3. Or by Appointment. Telephone-No. 133 Foatscray EIxchange. Miss Beatrice ., Johnstone Costumiere, Mechanics' Institute Buildings Nicholson Street. Miss. 31. SMITH, COSTUMIERE, 85 Charles Street, Footsoray (End of Victoria street) .Country Customers Special Attention. Latest Styles. George E. Edwards, Painter, Paperhanger, Grainer and Signwriter.i wishes to notify that hlie has taken over Lto business formerly carried on by S. AI. Kerr at Nicholson St,, Footsoray,: (opposite [cKelvoy's). Workmanship Guarantead. Glass (All sizes in stock) Paints and Paper [hanging at town prices. HH, y 11 ...
THE TOWN HALL. SHOULD IT BE SCRAPPED? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
THE TOWN HALL. SHOULD IT 13B SCRAPPED? The Mayor (Cr. Drew) rose slowly froln his seat in the Council Challnmer onl Monday last, and with fire in lhil eye collllOence(d a tirade oni the con dition of the municipal buildings. The Mayor went on to say that they were dilapidated and worse. As to the Council (Clhamber, there was nothing to be coinlpred with it in any other suburb. I do not know whether I will be Ihauled over the coals for taying this, nor do I care. The whole build ing is an absolute disgrace to tlie people of Footscray. The present building liad been started about 38 years ago; it had not been finished yet; it never would be linishledr by present aplpearla ces. It probably fil lilled reqluiriemenl ts in tlie days of long ago, but out of date now. I will move that the enlgilleer bring tup a report ts to the ollicos required, alteratiolns necessaryl , luand tle approxilliate cost, I could Iimentioln mlany places with less revenue than we have tlhat lias mllIch superieor ...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb, & Lon. CHAPTER XVIII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
"THE PITFALL," By SIR WILLIAM MAGNAY, Bart., Author of "t'ho Master Spirit," "The Red Chancallor," "A Prince of Lovers," etc. Publish'ed by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Molb, & Lon. CHAPTER XVll. (Continued.) She looked at him searchingly, hope fully for an Instant, then hor confl. denco faded again. "You arn very kind, very chivalrous, very bravn," slo said. "But that is no reason why I should drag you and your friend Into danger. I say danger" for he had laughed-"because I know it Instinctively. That Is, I know the Baron well onough to be auro that he will let nothing stand in his way when once bo has ait his mind on a thing. lie means to force mu to marry him," "Oh, but ihis is absurd," Dalray pro tested. "Th'Iesio nr days of law and civilisation. llo cannot carry you off and marry you against your will, as lie might, havo done in tho Middle Ages." In llhs hart. Dalray was not so sure of that, but Ihe did not lot his tone of conlldonce falter. "Porhaps ...
VISIT TO BLIND ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
VISIT TO BLIND ASYLUM. Many surprising things done by blind people were witnessed by the mayoress of Footscray (Mrs. T. B. Drew) and a party of ladies which accompanied her on Tuesday last, per drag, at the in vitation of Mr. Kenneth Sutherland, on a visit to the Blind Asylum, The loss of sight is a terrible calamity, but in the institution those so bereft are so well looked after, so well educated, and so well trained in industry aud music, that they appear to enjoy life immensely. Sightless folk were seen making mats, brushware, basketware, etc., with a deftness almost unbelievable. Juvenile nmates were seen at their learning and were heard in delightfully rendered part songs. Exercises were gone through to promote physical develop ment, and the way the inmates move about the premises with all the freedom of those blessed with their sight was simply wondrous to behold. The party left the building impressed by their visit and when the effort is made to raise funds locally for the i...
OUR PEOPLES' PRAYER! Sicut Patribus Sit Deus Nobis. (Air—National Anthem.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
OUR PEOPLES' PRAYERi Sicut Patribus Sit Deus Nohis. (Air-National Anthem.) O Lord to Thee we pray, Our nation bless this day, Guard her from ill; Extend Thy mightby hand About our glorious land, Lord, we before Thee stand Waiting Thy will. Let this dark hour depart; Strengthen each fainting heart To Thee wo bow; tKeep and protect from fear Our mother country, dear,. 0, God, b pleased to hear, And bless ua now. With confidence do Thou Our gallant troops endow, Strong in thy inilht: May the)y with fearless llmien, With heart and spirit keen, For country and for king Courageous fight.. Lord, haasten that glad day For which Thy people pray, When war shall cease: Then Ihall the nations see That strife displeaseth Thee, And live In unity ; S-s.=-n. d.--·..ynd Than n - e ",.n -·
EUCHRE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 15 August 1914
EUCHRE PARTY. Owing to August being one of the dullest months of the year from a gar dening standpoint, the ordinary mon thly meeting was allowed to la pse and' members of the Footscray Horticul tural Society held a euchre pairty for members and their friends at the Ma sonic hall, when an enjoyable evening was spent. The prize winners were:- First prize, Mr Allaway, hair brush and comb; first prize, Miss Cormack, scent spray; booby prize, Master G. Turner. After light refreshments had been han ded round Mr Fred. Cormack, vice-pre sident, with a few congratulatory re marks, presented the prizes to the re spective winners. The ladies' commit tee, comprising Mrs Allaway, Mrs Gow Mrs Jamieson, and Mrs Mclnnes arc entitled to the congratulations of the society for the excellent manner in which the function was carried out. The evening came to a close by all sing ing the National Anthem.