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FOOTBALL MATCH. SUNDAY LEAGUE v. BRAYBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
FOOTBALL MA2 6H. SUNDAY LEAGUD v. BRAY BIOQK. A football match, which aroused a great deal of interest locally, was Iplayed on Saturday between Foot scray Sundlay I.oanue and Braybroolt, oil tie Braybrook g-rolllld. This was the last mlltcel of tile season, au1id car ried with it t11ie preminership honors for season 101-. Bloth sides had trlilnedtl strelinuously, and a keen struggle was plrcdlcted, especially when it was leoared that F'ootscray's captainl (Jack Crnddock) watts coactl ng thlie "Brooks." There were about 3(00 spectators Il'esent, nllld although dlisappolntled it the one-sided game, were surprised at Ihle sta?iinan nd11 id speed of the Leagtnelles. The fllnIl scores we ere:-Io'otsct-ty League, 13 goale 13 beliinds (III points); Itray Ibrook, 3 gotals 2 behinds (32 oiints). lierbo. Itllfy uinpiredIt wilh hIs usual skill. 'The League were wItllout tile services of their daslhilng hiack tlan. ",lgger" ''lrnolt t, wiho lhis gone away to tile countryiv to recupllerlIate, ho...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
Keen disappointment will undoubted ly be felt by residents of Footscray when they have read and studied the report submitted to the local tramway conference regarding the proposed tramway to link up Essendon with Wil liamstown, via Footscray. It becomes apparent, almost at a glance, that the experts appointed to prepare the report, probably misled by the foolishness of those who selected a circuitous route for them to report upon, have missed the principal ojective of such a line, and have submitted a scheme that none but a person of weak intellect would ever expect to pay its way for 20 years to come. What was needed was a tramway that would assist in making Footscray what all local public men should strive to make it, an important market centre, a second Melbourne on this side of the metropolis; but the pro posed line could never do this, and, in fact, can never serve any useful pur pose except to develop some portions of the shire of Braybrook and Werribee at enormous cost to Foo...
ELECTRIC LIGHT. ACCOUNTS SAID TO BE 12, 13 AND 14 MONTHS OVERDUE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT. ACCOUNTS SAID TO BE 12, 13 AND 14 MONTHS OVERIDUE, Cr. Johnson, spcalting at Monday's council meeting, said that there were ac counts owing to the council 1a, 13 and 14 months overdue. This should not be. V\'hen an account was not paid after the second month at the Town Ilall, the service should be discontinued. Any busines firm would go to the wall that conducted their business on these lines, continued the North WVard member. Cr, Pearce: I'he superintendent was deputed some time. ago to bring up a re port, Iight Said to be Bad. Cr, Johnson also wished to know whe~:' the unlderground cable was to be laid in the North \\Wat. The light was very bad, and he could not read in his house. The gas company was initiating a policy of progressiveness, and the council would have to do the same if they wished to maintain their position, (r. Pearce: The light in my house is alnost useless. The superintendent expressed surprise at this, and tlhought the light was good, I have a 2...
EFFECTIVE ARGUMENT. BENCH HESITATES AND IS CONVINCED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
EFFEUTI Vi A RGUMENT. BENCII HESITATES AND IS CONVINCED. A young woman named Eva Mit chell sued Gcorge Ml-Intosh at tile local court on Thursday for the main litance of anl illegltimate child, Mr. Sccombl appeared for complainant, and Mr. M'Fnarane for defendant, who was not present in person. Complainant said she was empnlly ed at St. Kilda as a domestic servant, andl gave detailed evidence in sup port of her claim, alleging that after I)romisin.g to mearry. her defeldant wentl away to WVest Australia. Mrs. Ellia Dyke, of Octavler-street, St. Kllda, testilled to having seen the partiesa together. Mr. Ml'arlane sanid defendanlt had no case tc answer. The Act: rclad thant no order shouild e made on tlhe nmother's oath only, an1d inl tills case there was ino corroborative evidence. There wais also a letter dated ,ilJute 12, 1I14, that had not Iteei pit in, Iln which defeiitlAiit deiled paternity, and stated that. Ile saw\ compnlalinnnt willcnllg rln in alirnt with another Mr. C-sldeco...
PARK GATES. DESIGN SUBMITTED. WORK TO BE GONE ON WITH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
1 PARK GATES. he n- DESIGN SUBMITTED. or Wt, ORK TO BE GONE ON \VIT 1. y :\t the previous meeting of the sg council, Mr. Ncylan, city cngineer, a was asked to report on the cost and or suoinit a design for ortamental gates 00 to be placed at tile park entrance, corner of Nicholson-strcet and Bal a larat-road. Mr. Neylan submitted a tf design at Monday's council meeting. to h'e design was neat ill appearance, e, and consisted of concrete pillars, iron P. and woodwork combined, appropri is ately linished. The cost was e,ti ir mated at £50, al 'The Mayor stated that 'le had col ts lected the stint of £20, and he was to prepared to hand that over to the council if they would vote £30, with the object of completing the work. Cr. Shillabeer had a look at the n plan, asked how utuch it was likely dto cost, wasi told £50, had another look at it, and then said, "I think we had better let this stand over for a e week." e Cr. Drew objected. He had b:een I twelve months' collecting £20; lie s w...
QUESTION OF COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
QUESTION OF COSTS. At; T'hurday's Court, Arthur Nice Swho did not applear, was charged with Ialevelling In a first-class car on July a with a second-clias ticket, M1r. A. C. He .ollb prosecluting for the IRilway Department, The eovdence of Ticket;-Checker Maloney was that oil the date tueltioued defendant was detected, Ihtween Seddon and Yarra villc, in a first-class car, aind pro duced t .second-class ticket. Whein asked for an1 explanationll hoe shld he got il i11 It a rry at Filinders-street. and did not not ice I. was a itrst-claose ear. ?1r. lecolllu asked for 13/- costs. Mr. II, I, Cahldecott, J.P.: Mr. Bor s11111 usually I)rosecuLtes, ind does Iot ask. for plrofe?ionnlll costs5. .\Mr. 5econtIl: VWhen lie is available. WVIen lie is Ino1t, counsel has 0to be ?nI gaged and. palld1 by the Ilallway De pnrtmnien t, which iliould not. lie at I Ilss. VWho comluitted the offence ihe la ilway Di'ita iri 1?lent or defen dant .Mr. C(aldecoll: Thllease P'ople con tralct to carry tihe omnl...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
HELP YOUR TOWN. Talk about it. Write about it. Help to beautify it. Buy all you can in it. Advocate progressive ideas. Remember that by assisting trades. men you help the place along. Keep your money in the place. Sell all you can and buy dl you can at home. The men who have invested in atores, workshops and other businesa places are building up the town, and they should be supported.
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
COUNCIL NOTES, As usual councillors were late in commencing business on lMonday last, it being about half-an-hour after the appoint, d time before a ,tart was made. An apology was received from Cr Fielding for unavoidable absence. The following is an epitome of the correspondence dealt with. The Mayor (Cr Drew) pi esiding : From Departmntert of Agriculture stated that the proclamation of a prohibited cow area in Footscray was published in the Government Gazoette of the nth inst.-Received. ] O'Callaghia desired a pitched crossing con-tructed to premises at 43 Donald street. -:\greed to. T. Trurn desired permission to remove fence and shed on leased land in Creswick street.--Granted. Yarraville Brass Band and Yarra ville Progress Association desired council's patrongoe to Patriotic Con cert on 26th inst. in aid of the Lord Miayor of Melbourne Fund. Granted. W. Williams complaining of blast ing operations in quarry at Barkly street west. The writer complained that having rec intly shif...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
If its a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S Corneroo SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Serve you Well. And at Swan Street, Richmond ; 60 Pucklo Street, Moonee Ponds; 870 Sydney Road, Brunswick. A FEW Sale Prices at Punsbon's Seeded Raisins, s5d Cleaned Currants, 41d Neow Dates, 21d Fe w ins of Quince Jam, 61d Light or Dark I'lum Jam, 6d . 3lbs Broken Sweet Biscuits, Sid 3lbs Fruit Biscuits, I/ Bargains in Ironmongery and Crockery. 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 Seaison's Goods which you will he pleased with. His Address is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club). - Ladies' Costumes a Speciality.- ave you tried STEWART S MIV&alt' ^EJ1CGea c" It isDeliolous. Try one to day. Splendid Cure for Indigestion. rice 3d per loaf. CrW 0AL. CD 55R:M ]PO a 1eel t FAMILY GROCER &...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
FOOT'AIALL. NOUTES li'Y "HL\I.F-FOIWAtID." Thelld day. 'ootscray's great test. Aro North Melbourne luvincitble? The .question was .asked of Foot scray It few weeks 'back, and the re sult showed they wero not. But they constitute a tlue toeml, and the locals have to face nt task worthy of the tealu's best; traditions, to win, Will they do it? Ihe'b question is beilng asked on all sides, and it dc pellds on who gives the answer als to the verdict. Suplporters of the tricolors a;re cou lldent that they will., 'hey point to the fact, tiat Footscray footballers casions, and expect them to do better thun ever tills aftleroon. But they recognise that to do the trick the local will noeed to aIlke every plos ?a winning post; that the 1 mucin will necdt to, play as at teun, and not ats 1d individuals, each anllxious for sulf-gloltla ictionll The tItt wtho pla0ys a aoltish ga ule In it n t por lelrshaip lluttl, 0., lie over n.o brilliant, ludllvidullluty, is unworthy of the side, andl by Is se...
LARCENY OF TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
I LAIRENY OF TOBACCO. At .Molday's court, ia middle-aged 4an4, lnamed tidilry Curry, was chalrged with steallng six tills of tobacco, \'alued at 4./I;, the property of Catherlie etll, on August 1-1. .1Irs.. , proprietress of 1a slop at .B0 Sonlel vila''oadl, YI'lalI'ltIe, stated that she was ill the rooml I1exi the shop )abo4l 10.15 a.m). onl Friday ist. Accused canmlt in, and, going behlinid Ilie ctollntel', took six tills of toblacco, 411411 put them Ill his pocket. W\Vittess wetl into the shop, tund accused at Iirst d .lcnicl | t:aking hll 0 tol, iceo , le tion Slald Ihe hadld yielded to illlltll-pt tion. lnd asked to he given another chll;lce'. SIulllily ancu.sed thllrew 11he t|l1l 4cto on 4 t41 colun1t4Cr ailid r1;l4n 40\ 14. tie was brought back land alrrested Iby COlnstblle Balrber. The conlstable n111m111e testified to rrlestlng Ilc c1sed1 ; stated he was a stranger in alrr'vilVil, anlld had been selling "hair wvash." i ,ccuised said he lutd Ictn1 working ill a Illmber yard ...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
FOOTBALL. The Footscray team against North Melbourne is--Backs, W. Harris, J. Spence ; half-backs, I1. Briese, T. Grimshaw, N. Ford ; centres, F. Neil sen, A. Clark, J. Craddock ; half-for Swards, F. Lawson, V. Banbury, C. Grierson ; forwards, F. Eldridge, J. Baxter; followers, J. Crouch, V. Sam son; rover, R. Cotton. The secy. of the Footscray players (Mr W. Harris) announces a social and dance in connection with the club to be held at the Royal Hall on Tuesday next. A good attendance is desired is desired. Dancing 8 to 12. The following donations and trophies have been received by the secretary - Messrs D. Grilliths and J. Tognini, gold medals ; Patterson Furniture Co., trophy £1/1; H. Muldoon, 10/6; E. Turner and F. Cheney, trophies; Messrs Storey, bheppard and Johnson, 5/- each.
PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. A grand Patriotic entertainment in aid of the Lord Mayor's Patriotic Fund will be held in the Trocadero Theatre on Thursday, 3rd Sept. A special pro gramme in addition to the usual theatre entertainment has been arranged. The Mayor (Cr Drew) will act as treas. and Mr J. J. Fraser, as secretary. Tickets at 2/ (reserved) and 1/ are now in circu lation. Mr McFarlane, of St. George's, Yar raville, has kindly ol'ered to place his theatre at the disposal of the Mayor for a special display in aid of the patriotic fund.
RED CROSS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
RED CROSS ASSOCIATION. At the invitation of the Mayoress of Footscray (Mrs T. B. Drew) about 100 ladies assembled at the town hall on Tuesday evening to discuss a proposal to form a local branch of the Red Cross Society, an institution that, in addition to other work, provides suitable gar ments for wounded soldiers at time of war. It was unanimously agreed that a branch be formed, that a shilling fund be inaugurated, and that working bees be hold for the making of flannel shirts, cholera belts aud pyjamas. The mayo ress was appointed president, Mrs Shil labeer secretary, and Mrs A. Turner treasurer. Mrs Shillabeer offered the use of the ball-room at her residence for a workroom and a depot for all goods, whilst sewing classes will be held there each evening, and all those who are willing to assist are cordially invited Donations received at the meeting were, one bale of flannel by C. Forge, and £1/1/ each from Mesdames Drew, Musther and Shillabeer. Another meeting was held on Thurs...
PICTURE THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
PICTURE THEATRES. The great 7000 feet film, Antony and Cleopatra, staged duringthe past week was responsible for crowded houses at the "Trocadero". Commencing to night another fine programnm: will be commenced. The star picture for Monday will be a four reel drama fea turing Mary Pickford in " Heart's Adrift, " while the star picture for Thursday will be a two-reel Keystone comedy, " The Alarm." The "Grand's" star film, The Day of Days, was much appreciated as were other items on a fine programme Commencing on Monday a fresh pro gramme will be submitted. The Victor presents an entirely new set of films for to- night and Monday next. War is in the air, on everybody's lips and betore everybody's eyes on the screen at St. George's theatre, Yarra ville. Very timely comes the story of German intrigue and internal warfare upon which hangs the fate of the Ger man throne. The picture is finely stag cd and dressed, and is of close interest at this period of unrest as it was en acted in Berli...
BOY SCOUTS. KING'S OWN SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
BOY SCOUTS. KING'S OWN SERVICE. Following on the notice that appeared in our columns last week a number of the Footscray scouts have enrolled their names as volunteers to help forward the Patriotic Fund, &c., by various means and the few suggestions that follow may call forth others and induce the parents and friends of those who have enrolled for active service to add a few irems to their comfort. Books, magnzines, &c., are wanted for both the troop ships and hospital ships, our younger lads can collect these --good clean ones only-- parcel them up and hand them over to the care of Mr Richardson who will have them sent to the proper quarters. Handkerchiefs, small. calico bags for tea, sugar, &c., are required and our little lassies can collect and wash 7-lb. oatmeal bags or make similar ones to carry these very essential 'items, and when made per haps work their own names in the cor ner so that our soldiers will know there are little ones as well as big ones...
"SPARKS." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
"SPA RKS." -- a5~ Tramway scheme. Report brings bitter disappointment. Donations for the Patriotic Fund may be sent to Mr D. T. Barnet, town clerk. St. John's Ambulance Class meets at the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday next, at 8 p.m. FEDERAL HALL to let for consorts dances, meetings, eto Apply to the caretaker.-Adv. Ex-Cr Whitwam, of Pilgrim street, West Footscray, passed away on Thurs day after a short illness. At Monday's court Arthur Rowe was fined 5/- for being drunk in Nicholson street on Saturday evening last. Cr A. A. Harris reached Melbourne by the Sydney express yesterday after noon and was lgiven a cordial welcome home by a number of friends. To the Show (across the river). Boats will ply from end of Nicholson street. Fare3d., children half-price, Adv. The annual meeting of the Footscray Angling and Fish Protection Society will be held at the Plough hotel on Wed nesday evening next. Miss Collard notifies in our advertis ing columns that she has commenced business at 1 Se...
ANNUAL MEETING. WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
ANNUAL MEETING. W\ILLIAMS'ITOWN IIA ('ING CLUIL. The annual meethig of the \Vll Ilinitsto'iv Itacing Club wIas held at \Willllnitowln 01 'll'h?aday, ('Aptain J. If. lhea"r presiding. The slate l(nt of 1rcipt 1'lll id eixpend)liture II ,howvted that , the i11(:;ln1 for tho' year ltotalled £9(t1?/7/7, includintg a iei tl plrofit of l'J)/11,/I5 rlrolll trlace mleet ings. Ou the expendllitur stle it. woas shown that, no es j a .u?11 than £1707/16/10 w'as ', l)ent; oil Iptlprove lluets to tlhe co llrse dlring the yeo:r. bringing the total cot of ill.i l'Ove l11nts up to £3-1,35S/17/8, while theore Vwas, even in face l of Ihi outlayl. prollt of £21.13/7/I, which increasotd thei cll's liiluitd nssel to £19.177/15/-. Int molving tile Iadopt ioh of the ItalanitCe-stee't, Ca iprlll BaI beI r stl' oke eloquenOtly of thIe success atteudilg the club's oper'atiouls, and paid a tri bute to the lluntiIgemootlo of tllYil ;by SIt. C. ', Orr, secretaicy, and his staI'. lI; thought. the imlpr'ovmnents ...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. SPRING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
WILLIASTOW VN RAC ES. SPRING MEETING. The Spring meeting of the \Vil liamnstown Racing Club will be held this aftcrniooi on the seaside course, when an interesting programme of six events will be submitted. Given line weather, the outing should be an enjoyable one. Special traits, stopping at VFeotscray and Newport, will run direct to the course. Seventy-ceight nominations were re. ceived, and class is well representedl among those entered being Obi in the Hurdle, Flash Jack in the Steeple, and .\leconner in the Spring I iandicap,. Following is the order iof running: lnirdle Race, 2 miles. Corinthian Ilandicap, 6 furlongs. Steeplechase, 2 miles I furlong and a half. Spring Hlandicap, I mile. Seaside Handicap, 6 furlongs. Welter Handicap, 1 mile,
FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL DONATES £150. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
FUOOTSCRAY COUNCIL DONATES £150. At- the meeting of the Footscray council on Monday evening the Mayor (Cr Drew) said that several of their citizens had sent dohations to the Lord Mayor's Fund. Several prominent local residents thought that a local fund should be inaugurated and then the amount could be sent on to the city fund. It was absolutely necessary that funds should come in from all sources as they were urgently required. Money was quite as necessary as the imple ments of war and they should have funds to assist in the enormous expense that would be incurred. The council should do something and he would move that they head the local list with a donation of. £100. Cr Pearce--It would be better to keep our men employed. Cr Drew-That is all very well. I have moved that this money be voted because it is absolutely necessary. This war is more serious to us than at first was thought; we may have to take further interest in it. It is neces sary for us to do all we can in the matter....