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WISCHER'S WORKS. AGAIN DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
IVISCHEIR'S JVORKS. AGAIN DISCUSSED.) TIhe works of Messrs. \\ischer & Co. have been under discussion many times at the meetings of the Footscray Coun cil. Many complaints have been made fromt time tilno by 'arraville residents, and by South Ward councillors, w\ho agtccd innanitnnusly that a nuisance tdd exist. Then the local iispector was Sent down to inllpect, and li camen back witih the amazning intelligence that there wa i? ic (iist, 11o i litisance. i(r. Jolhnon, atl Monday's meeting of the conlcil, said that in axnswer to seve ral complaints, he had visited the works. 'There cc tainlvy wix tlust, but he thought 1 lot of ii coutld hIe drawnI away by bfans. lThe dust wai principally frontl the crusher, and ifromi where the phosphate was passed into the bins. The dust could be reduced 50 per cent. with the use of exhaust fans. IIe would move that the council askl the proprietors to instal exhaust fans, and that would mlinimise thne ituisance very Imuch. Cr. Pearce secondi...
THE PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
TH ' PATRIOTIC FUND In almost every quarter the sugges tion in last Saturday's Advertiser that a local patriotic fund should be opened was received with expressions of ap proval, and it was adopted with prom ptitude by the Mayor (Cr Drew), who, inferentially, made an appeal for funds at Monday night's council meeting. Disappointment was expressed, how ever, at the absence of an announce ment that a public meeting would be called to more fully bring the appeal under the notice of residents; to ar range for systematic collecting, and by stirring speech to rouse the people to the need for money to provide for thpse likely to suffer through the outbreak of war. Local public men, in speaking of the subject, suggest by their remarks that Australia in sending forth an ex peditionary force is going to the assist ance of the mother land, whereas Aus tralia is sending soldiers to co-oper pire to save the Empire of which Australia is a part. If Germany tri umphs on the battle-fields of Europe ...
TRAMWAYS. PROPOSED TRAMWAY. ESSENDON TO WILLIAMSTOWN, VIA FOOTSCRAY. SCHEME TO COST £139,184. DIRECT ROUTE IGNORED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
TRAMWA YIS. PROPOSEI) TRAMWAY. :-: - ""ESSENDON TO WILIA.ISTOWN, VIA FOO'ISCItAY. SCHEME 'I'Ol C)T'l' £130,184. DIRECT ROUTi'E IGNOIRED. For years past residents of this dis triot and mnunicpalities adjouning have weatceod thle teveloplenout ol slb urbs on tue otner side of lMelbollrne due largely to the inaulguration of in tor-suburban traimway systems. Thes have regrtted thllat amllongst tlloir pllb lie men tney have not had representa tives with suliclou? foreslght, onerg_ and onterprise to see tlhat sonethinlg uo the sort wore neaectl locally. Esson don, ot course, nas its local systelm u olectrlo traniwanys, tllallKs to pliV au onterpriso, but even 2ssenelon lnel: somenlllg mnore coluplete. It IlCCeet , a e'ootscray and Vllllalllhstown lced, solnl link tuat will onaolo tlhese throee nmumi cipalhtios, separated now by miles o; travelling, involvingI a jourllney tc 1orth ll elbourne end back to b'oots oray (a diltance of 5 uiles), that wouln reduce the distallnce by Cm per cn.ll ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
SPBCIAL NOT1ICEI FORGE'S Clearing Sale Continues Unabated in It's Bargain-Givini BUMPER Value with a vongeance at Forge's to-day and next week-in each aection of every department, In the Show room you will diecover delightful Costumes, Skirts, Cotat, &c., at prices that are little short of ridiunlous when value Is con aidered, In the Millinery section. hInts in all the prevailing modes, together with early Spring modele-all at prices so far below actual worth as to be poastively irrecsitible. In the Fancy Department Laces, Trimmings, FlouncingH, &c., await you in fanRcnating array, also lowly priced. In the Mon'a Wear section are O'Coat,, Suits, Hate, Mercory, below costs. Don't miss this sale on any account, ---- DAPR" C. FORGE, DRAPER " THE WHITE HOUSE " NICH-OLSON STREET FOOTSCRAM Patriotic Ties for Men! Demonstrate your loyalty by wearingoneof thesefine Ties. Broad end Ties, they are, in the daintiest shades, and embossed with such appropriate designs as the Brit...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co Ltd., Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER XXI. (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
"THE PITFALL," By SIR WILLIAM MAGNAY Bart., Author of "The Master Spirit,' "The Red Chancellor." "A Prince of Lovers," etc. Published by Arrangement with Wald. Lock & Co Ltd.. Melb, & Lou. 1 CHAPTER XXI. (Continued ) So Ihe. four men busted themselves while the Turk endeavored to philan der with Huberta Had It not been for their knowledge of de Gastard's char. acter and intentions the situation would have been to TIlghman more comic than serious As It was. lie told hlmself, he could not quite under stand the Baron's easy and seemingly unaffected indifference to Rasslm's be. havior It must argue. he thought either a design he had in train or else a profound contempt for the Turk as a rival But the solution of the puzzle was soon to appear The party had been at work for about an hour when Killotis was seen descending into the ravine. much to the surprise of TIlghman and Dalray, which was not. lessened by observing that the Greek carried his excavating tools over his sh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
ROSAMOND ESTATE, Footecray North, Right on Tramway Route. Blocks from £20. £1 deposit. Ask tor plan. GAULD, 21 PAISLEY STREET. Money lent immediately-Furniture, pianos, jewellery, pro. notes, and all kinds of eoourity without commission. O. Davis, Buckley at., Footecray.-Ad. L. Seeger, Pastrycook & Caterer. Late Foreman for J, E, Hooker and Co.. Swanston Street 13ego tno aniovnoer to tl Ro-idrentl of Fonoý olay and aurroundmn Distracts that he h purclhased the well.known Hiusinens n N1o holson Street lately carried on by Mr Cordy, whpre he will upply the Best Goods at Reasonable Prices Wedding & Birthday Cakes made to Order, Afternoon Tea a Speciality. 138-140 Nicholson Street Telephone 33 Footeoray, C. F. Fincher, General Carrier, 132 Ballarat Rd., Footsoray, Pooteoray and Sunshine. Tel. 801 Footacra Picnic Parties Attended ll iU 1 1 IIIIIIUUtlIIIIIIllIIIIIIIIIIl ii High-Grade TAILQRING to Measure Our Stook of S , uitings .1 rIs exten saie and we will Strive to plea...
MILITARY FOOTBALL. PREMIERS AND CHAMPIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 22 August 1914
MILITARIY 'OUTL'BALL. RI.NM\IElIS AND CHAMPIONS. Un Saturday jast, 066th Iufantry (1'ootscray) mIot 51st Infantry (Albert lark) on the Scotch College ground, to decide the premiership of thile Metropolita lunfantry Association. The G0th started strongly, and, hav lug the advantage of a fair wind, which was blowing towards the pavilion, complled 2.7 to ill, In the second quarter. 51st rallied, and scored 2.1. whilst (0th added two minor points-2.t) to 2.1. The third quarter found the ot;th again attack ing strongly, and they quickly added three goals. deveral shots resulted In mnlor loilnts, whilst 51st added 1.1. The last quarter 51w fast, cleanl and openll football, 51st forclng tile ball forward time alfter time,' land keeping the 61th back eniu busy. The 51st added 2.2, whilst the tith scored 1.3. The llnal scores were: Fiootsciay. t goals 18 elhiuds; Albert L'ark, 5 goals -1 behinds. Goal kickers for G(ith were: Armstrong, Holt and Emmertson, 2 each. Best players for the 6ith we...
EMPLOYES' ACCIDENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
EAPLOYES' A CU'IDEN'T SOCIETY. The annual meeting of H. V. McKay's employes accidentsociety was held at the works during the week, presidentbMr Gee. McKay, in the chair. The secretary, Mr R. Barucett, furnish ed a report for the previous twelve months showing the good work done by the society. The sum of £1t9: had been paid away and the society had a credit balance of £252. Since August 1904 to July 191.1 the society has paid away £3595 to injured members. Thanks were accordedl Mr H. V. McKay for still placing the sum of £250, free of interest, at the dispos al of the committee for the purposes of granting small loans to employes who may fall into linancial diiliculties. Since the inauguration of thih fund the sum of £8241 has been loaned to em ployes. The Distress Fund now in existence at the works has proved that much good can be done to shopmates and their dependents by employes con tributing Ed and 3d per week. These small amounts have accumulated to£193 during the last twelve m...
COUNCIL'S FINANCIAL POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
GOUNC'IL'S FINANCIAL POSITION. At the meeting of the Footscray coun cil on Monday last the Town Clerk (Mr Barnet) announced that the General Account showed that they were in a worse financial position than last year to the extent of £1,73/6/6. The figures given were:--1913 Cr, £17012/8; 1911 Dr £1303/3/10. Cr. Johnson said that in the face of those figures he would move that the Town Clerk and Engineer report to the Council next Monday, submitting a a statement of tile amount of wages being paid and the amount of work in hand. "We must go steady" remark ed Cr. Johnson. Cr. Bell supported Cr. Johnson and the suggestion was carried.
BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SBAZ! A al. The members of the Ladies' Guild and of the Girl's Friendly Society in connection with St. Mark's Church, Sunshine, ard holding a spring carnival in the local Mechanics' Institute oni Wednesday and Thursday, 2nd and 3rd September, in aid of their church build Ing fund. The carnival will be opened at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 2nd by Mr R. W. Lambert. The stalls are well pro vided with goods of every description useful and ornamental, and the Sunday school children have been trained by Mrs Moyle to render a line variety of items each evening. Many interesting competitions and side shows have beenii arranged. Amongst the former we notice a competition for cleaning dirty pennies with aid of Monkey Brand soap, a prize for which in the shape of a valuable pair of carvers has beenii pro vided by Messrs Lever Bros. All these things point to prolit and enjoyment for those who attend and we trust that the result will not be without prolit to the cause for which this congregation has wo...
FOOTSCRAY BAND. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
FOOTSCRAY BAND. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the Footscray Municipal Band was held in the Federal Hall last week. The meeting took the form of a concert and dance tendered by the band to its subscribers, and all the available accommodation was oc cupied and many had to be turned away. In the absence of the mayor the chair was occupied by Mr J. Stonrie. The band opened the proceedings by playing God Save the King, Rule Brit annia and the Marseillaise. The next item bn the programme was an exhibi tion of Scotch dancing by Miss Grant assisted by Mr Bruce Cardy with his bagpipes. Mr Newbould was heard to advantage in his excellent rendition of the old patriotic song, " Motherland. " A cornet solo by Mr Cope Reeves, one of the bandsmen, was splendidly ren dered and proves that the Footscray band have in him a soloist of value. The Footscray Gymnasium Club were seen in a series of living tableaux. Mr Elliott kept the large audience in a state of laughter for some time, and had to...
THE TRAMWAY. SCHEME CONDEMNED. ANOTHER EFFORT SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
, : THE 2RAMWAY. :i : SCHEME CONDEMNED. ANOTHER EFFORT SUGGESTED, S Imposslble as it is to even Serl ously consider tile adoption of tihe scheme for tramway commun.cation between Esseudon. Footstray and Williamstown, local councillors should not follow what will probably be the first inellnation of all colcerned, or, at least, all those capable of looking at the proposition from a business standpoint. There are thoe, ap parently, who are prelpared to sacri flce Footseray's ilhalncial future in order that the outer po:tions of the shires of Werribee and Blraybrook might be developed, but others see that the route selectelcd for proposed tramways is absUlutely devoid of at traction. and can lead to nothing but \.disastrous loss and final abandon ment, like the outer circle railway, if adopted. Their inclination is to drop the whole btuslness. t-nt Instead of this, the route proposed sholluld be dropped, and an effort made to se cure Joint action in the direction of securing a report o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
Money lent immediately-Furn itu re, pianos, jewellery, pro. notes, and all kinds of security without commission. C. Davis. Buckley st., Footacray.-Ad. L. Seeger, Pastrycook & Caterer, Late Foreman for J. E. Hooker and Co., Swanston Street Begs toannounce to the ROeidents of Foots cray and surrounding Districts that he has purchased the welj.known Busineas *n Nic holeon Street lately carried on by Mr Cordy, where he will suppl y the Best Goode at Reasonable Prices Wedding & Birthday Cakes made to Order. Afternoon Tea a Speciality. 138-140 Nicholson Street Telephone S3 Footsoray. C. F. Fincher, General Carrier, 132 Ballarat Rd., Footsoray. Tootsoray and Sunshine. Tel. 801 Footscra . Picnio Parties Attended lil IIIIIIUIIIulu UUiitIIlIlIIIIIIIIII , igh-Grade TAIl?RING to Measure Ouru Stook of ,, a Suitings E mi Is exten sire and 'wewilll Strive u to please the most Fastid - ,ious. Tel. 34t3 F 'oy. MN RY in -II1ULDOON 5 106Nicholsont 5t.footscrau W utIlI ttIIIll lllllllll...
PUBLIC HIGHWAYS: MIDDLE WARD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PUBLIC H-IIGHWAYS: MIDDLE WARD Parker st., ggft. extending from More. land to Whitehall st., forming, melal ling and channelling . o... 2o North st., 4oft., extending trom Charles to Austin sts., forming, metalling and channelling ..o... o South st., 4oft., extending from Charles to Austin sts., forming, mettalling and channelling ... 5o Station st., 4oft., extending from- Ni.c holson st.Avestward, forming metal ling and channelling ... aao L62o
YARRAVILLE A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
YARRABYILLE A.N.A. At the quarteuly meeting of Yarra vile nA.N.A. the board of directors lu timated that they had decided to pay the contributions of any lmem ber on active seurvice, oeither local or overseas, and the .secreotary desires names of members so engaged so that they may retain all their bonetiHs. Circular re starting a free library was held over until next meeting, Mr. Trinicck reported that the rlie toneam had defeated Newport A.N.A. by 21 points. The syllabus item, "Smoke Social and Invitation to Noew port A.N.A.," was a great success. The following goeitlemen contributed to the musical programume: Messrs. F. Gill, II. Johnston, W. G. Weir, E. Ward. H. Trinnicki, DI). Carroll. and Blythe. MIr. Davis acted as D?ianist, Next syllabus itemU,"Euchre 'T'ournament" for lodge trophy.
PRIVATE STREETS: MIDDLE WARD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PRIVATE STREETS: MIDDLE WARD xoft. offAlbert at to Nicholson st. £?z8 ., Arran st. to Bnte st. .. 202 SBute st, to lilston st. ., 202 ,,, Bilston st, to Admiral st, ,, xlo ,, Admiral st, to Staffst, ,, 187 ,, Pilgrim st, . ... 216 ,, Pilgrim st. to King st. :25 ,, Victoria st. to King at ,,. 26 ,, Pilgrim st. to Charlesst ... 270o ,, Margaret st to 137 Margaret st .. . 78 ,, Bourke, Collins off Charles street.... 403 ,, North, South and Kent sts. 330 ,, Medway street ... ,,, o ,, Parker street (No. 2) .. 09og ,, Cowper street .. .. 58 S Whitehall st. (between Wing field and Bunbury ats.)... 156 S Whitehall st . .. 82 ,, Whitehall st., ($seveen aa---2 ,, Moreland at. ... 6 ,, Moreland at. .. .. 84 £3464
"SPARKS." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
" SPARKS." Patriotic Fund. Steady increase shown. Number of subscribers small. Federal elections next Saturday. See I-Ieslee Broas. for furniture bar, gains,-Adv. The Footscray A.N.A. celebrates its 28th anniversary by a smoke night at the Federal -lHall on Monday next, FED)ERAL IIALL to let for concerts dances, meetings, oto Apply to the caretnalker.-Adv. All Foresters are asked to attend the next meeting of the order on Wednes day, Sept. 2nd, at tile Royal Hall, The town clerk was given the neces sary permission to sue for unpaid rates at the last council meeting. Attention is drawn to the special notification of MI. Punshon & Co., grocers, on page 1 of this issue. To the Show (across the river), Boats will ply from end of Nicholson street. Fare3d., children half-price.- Adv, At Monday's meeting of the council a sum of £30111/3 was passed for pay ment to Messrs A. and E. Green for timber. On the recommendation of the town clerk Ernest Smith, assistant in the town clerk's o...
SCOTTISH CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SG'OTTISH CONCERT. The l"ootser'ay Scottish Thiltle Club held auother enjoyable evenling oil Wednesday of last. week at the Royal IHall. The concert was i opened in a littriotie mnanner by the 'singing of "Inule Britallina" and tihe National Atthem, accomupanied by a display of national tlage held by young Aus tralianl soldiers and sailors. The pre sident (lBro. Stolio) was piped to the stagbe by the pIpers of tlhe Stnllshiie lanid in. conjunction with the local pipers, altd tile concert jurogratmlue opened with the "Reel of Tulloch," danced by fotur young tIas?ies-L. Davis, V, IIendersont M. Kirk and C, Merry-ppuleis of MJri. J. Willianihon, MIr. Gregor Wood snug "Malucgregor's (tatherlng" ntid "The BIonnie Wells o' Woale'e" ill his usual uasterly manl ner. MIa|dain Gredor Wood followed wilth "Douglas Gordon" and "The Iloatle Itows" iii pleaisug style. Mr. Ben. Moyltig salg "Three for Jack." alld contributed a recitation, "''The Last Token," a'ild \was apllauded for his tine delive...
PUBLIC HIGHWAYS : SOUTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PUBLIC HIGHWAYS: SOUTH WARD. Norfolk st.. 4ot, extending from Balla 'at st. eastward, metalling an chan netting ... .. . £xago O'Farrcll st to Station rd., metalling and channelling .. .. 595 Hamilton st., 66ft., extending from Grace st, to O'Farrell st., metalling and channelling .. 80 O'Farrell st, 66ft., extending from Bayview rd. to Williamstown rd, .. 25 Bayview rd., 66ft., extending from O'Farrell st, to Station rd. 5,5 Fehon st., 66ft extending from Black wood st, to Francis st. .. . . 455 Francis st., 66ft., extending firom Hyde st, to Whitehall st, . 35o Whitehall st, 66ft., extending from Francts st. to Minnie st. ... .. 315 Avoca st,, 4oft., extending from Fehon st. to Birmingham st ,, 3o04 Fairlie st., 66ft., metalling sides. 325 Princess st, 6eft,, metalling sides . 390 _3864