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CR. HARRIS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
CR. HARRIS RETURNS. After an absence of under six months, during winch hie gainedt many experiences of life in other lands and learned nmuch that the Australian traveller must learn, Cr. A. A. Harris, of Footscray, returned to his native heath yi sterday week, and was everywhere cordially welcomed home, He counting the chief points of interest in Ihis trip Cr Harris, ill a conversational inter view, said that on the oulwardt journey tile as.s. Tahiti, by which hie travelled both ways. f!i-t called at Welliniton, N.Z., tI-en at Cork atnd Society Islands. Tue n.ltivve of 'Tahiti and Raratonga were a linle body of peoplc, strong and jactive, providing all the labor required in dischlarging and load itg steamers. Sanil Francisco, only eight years ago, was completely destroyed by aarthqu ke and fire but Cr -Harris f inntt it a wonderful city of solid high buildtings Tile parks are also very fine, the sExposition grounds especially a picture. They are well laid out, and boast trees of eve...
SUNDAY DRINKS. A HOTEL WITH A RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SUADAY DRINKS. A HOTEL WITH A RECORD, At Thursday's court before Mr Read Murphy P. M. six men named, Charles Richards, JamesMcGrath, ThomasMcMarn Frederick Swain, Donald McDonald. and William Miles were charged with being on tile premises of the Guiding Star hlotel at Brooklyn on August 9th during prohi bited hours. Tile first three defendants only, put in appearance and pleaded guilty. . Constable Michacl J., Smith (St. Kilda) stated that he and Constable Peach visited the Guiding Star Hotel, Brooklyn, about 4-45 p.m. on August 9th. The three de fendants and three other men were inside drinking long beers. Defendants were eachl fined 20/ William Bernard Sleath, licensee of the Guiding Star Hotel was charged with trafficking in liquor on hIis premises oni August 9th. Mr, McDonolghll appeared for defenaant who pleaded not guilty, Constables Smith and Peach repeated their evidenceand added that the licensee said he did not know that thle men said they had slept at their homes in Willi...
PRIVATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PRIVATE RIGHTS-OFR.WAY. Oi York st . .. ... 23 . Gray st ... ... ... ,, Ovens st . .. ,.. 207 ,, Stephen st. ... 69 ,, Sussex st. ... .. 232 ,, Tennyson st, ,, .. 304 Seddon st ... . ... 304 ,, Browning st. ,,. 3S ,, Hamilton ... , ,,. 277 ,, Chapman and Harriett ... 44 ,, Bayview rd, (No. 5) ,.. 829 SAlbert place ... 15 , Albert place to Hamilton st , 5 , Vic~t'oria pl~ce 115 ,, Stewart and Smith Fts, ,, Hood st, - , 9 ,, Percy st to Thompson st. ,,. 68 £4380 Private Street .,. .., .£ 364 Private Rights.of-way ... .. 4380 £4744
WATTLE DAY. ON TUESDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
WATTLE DAi. ON TUESDAY NEXT. The Wattle Day campaign will be carried on in Footscray--m conjunction with other municipalities-on Tuesday next when every resident is expected to purchase a twig of the National flow er of Australia in the cause of sweet charity. The money this year is to go to charitable institutions for children, and one third of the amount collected will be devoted to the patriotic fund. A number of enthusiastic local ladies are interesting themselves in the matter and it is expected that a good sum will be raised locally. A call will be made atall the factories, shops, and residences, whilst the schools will also be visited. The city has been "mapped olf in sections and will be thor oughlyworked. The ladies' committee will b pleased to hear of any owners of motors willing to place their cars at their disposal for a few hours during the day to facilitate the work of those doing the outer areas. Everybody should assist the movement as far as lies in their power. Resi...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER XXIII. (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
"THE PITFALL." B-y SIR WILLIAM MACNAY, Bart., Author of "The Master Spirit," "The Red Chancellor," "A Prince of Lovers," etc Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb. & Lon, CHAPTER XXIII. (Continued ) The wind had risen somewhat, and light clouds drifted at intervals across the moon. The ground the two were traversing was broken up Into regu. lar slopes; It was rough, and the ra vines between the low hills were coe vered with brushwood. Suddenly, just as a cloud passed from the moon's face and light succeeded a short In' lerval of obscurity, during which the progress of the two men on the dan gerously rough ground of tile little val. loy had been temporarily arrested, Dalray caught his friend's arm and Ipolned upwards. "What's that?" he said under his breath. Tllghman did not see anything unusual. Then he became aware of an appearance which had startled Dal' ray. They were, as has been said, makl ing their way with some difficulty along a ravine. On...
PRIVATE STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PR VATE STREETS. In compliance with a request from the members of the Footscray Coun cil, Mr Neylan, city engineer, sub mitted a list of the most urgent works required in the various wards of the city at last Monday night's meeting, The list, which is here published, is a rather formidable one and, if carried out, should keep a large number of men employed. The private streets and rights-of-way will have to be carried out under improvement loan, the public highways will probably have to stand.for the present. Cr McDonald said it would be wise to defer discussion of the matter for a fortnight, Cr Pearce-The public streets will have to be deferred for some time, but for private streets the money might be raised by debentures, the work to be done under the improvementloan system. Cr Johnson-You'll defer a lot of things yet. Cr Harris--I think it would be better to defer this discussion for a week at least, In the case of private rights of-way the persons interested should be notified. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
If it's a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S Cornerol SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Servo you Well, And'at Swan Street, Richmond 60l PuckleStreet, Moonee Ponds; 379 Sydney Road, Brunswick. LAST FEW DAYS . OF SALE at PUNS HONS Jelly Powders, 10td dozen; ld each Jelly Orystals, 3d each Lentilo, Id Ib Butter Beans, 51 lb. Tomato Sauce, 415 tall Quarts WorcvbterSauee, Old We now have a fine a eortment of Peek Freaoms, - English Biscuits (10 kinds) 1/. lb .See Windows for Orookory, Iron mongery and Glassware BARGAINS. Punshons 143 Nicholson Street Footscray A. HI. 8mith, Manager. 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 Scnson's Goods which you will be pleased with. Hlls Address Is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) ---- Ladies' Costumes a Specality.- ave you tried STEWART S IVX alt I Br x*ea d. It is Delioious. Try...
RIGHTS-OF-WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
RIGHTS-OF-WAY. roft, off Batman st. & Geelong rd 5 to ,, Herbert st, ... .. 3 zo ,, The Crescent ... I..g zo ,, Jerrold st. ... .. 167 I3 and 2oft. off Empire, Eldridge and Kinnear sts. ... . 3856 zoft, off Pickett st. .. ... 3 so, ,, so ,, ,, ., . *,. so ,, ,, .., . . 7, 5 soft., of Ailbert st. , .,, 65 so ,,,, .. .. .o 0 soft. oft Paisley st. -8 so ', ,, to Chambors a.t .. 47 Io ,, ,, ... , 1o Io ,, 85 zoft. of Thomson st. .). * 4 loft. oft Fitzroy st, 40 ,, Byron st.. 40 Leeds st. .,, 253 soft, off ,, ... 204 ,, of Ryan to Byron st. ," ,. 65 ,, off Ryan st. ... .,. 5S at of6 4... .. ' 164 oft. offDonald t. . . 135 £4647 £6458
PRIVATE STREETS and RIGHTS OF WAY—NORTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PRIVATE S'TREET'S and RIGHTS-OF.WAY-NORTH WARD. Hocking st. 5oft. extending from Bark Iv to Cross st. metalling and chan nelling ... ..5 .. 25 Francis st 41/42ft. sins. extending from Barlkl to Cruss st. metalling and channelling.. ... .. 450 Huntley St. 4oft extending from Pick ett st. to Raleigh st, metalling and channelling.. ... ... 16 Maddock st 4oft. extending north from . Ballarat rd... .. . 270 Steet bt. 4oft. extending North from Ballarat road 180 Marks st. 4oft extending north from Ballarat road ... ... 226 L''8;
GARDEN NOTES. TREATMENT OF FERNS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
*xAJRDEN NOTES. By Ms ED. GRAY. TREATMENT OF FERNS, Most persons who have a collection of pot plants include a few ferns of different species. As these require separate treatment as regards soil and culture, and as this is the proper time for repotting them, I propose to give a few cultural hints, which I hope will interest growers of terns. I shall not here make any difference between the species, as forall of them the general treatment as regards soil and moisture is practically the samte, and all require shade. There are, of course, a large number of ferns which are nativesof tropical climates, and these need aitiicial temper atures. \\'hen buying new speci mens enquiry should always be made as to the temperature they require, as attempting to grow tropical ferns under ordinary greenhouse or veran dah treatment can only end in dis appointment. One of the first con siderations should be the kind of pot to use. This should not be too large in proportion to the size of the plant, an...
GRAND PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. AT TROCADERO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
GRAND PATRIOTIC ENTERTAIN MENT. AT TROCADERO. A grand patriotic entertainment in aid of the Lord Mayor's Patriotic fund will be held in the Trocadcro Theatre next Thursday when a bumper house is anticipated. Mr George Smith has kindly placed the theatre at the dispos il of the committee. In addition Miss McSweeney, Mr J. Hill, and Mr N. H. MacDougall, are gratuitously giving their services. Mr J. .J. Fraser has charge of the secretarial arrange ments and Cr. T. B. Drew (Mayor) is hon. treasurer.
LAGROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
LA GROSSE. When Footscray met Carlton early in the season they were easily defeated but they made amends -last Saturday by defeating them on the local ground by 6 goals to 5. Footscray were handicapped by the absence of their captain, and goal-keep er, but the latter's position was ably filled by Booth, who "kept" splendidly. The game was close and exciting through out; never more than one goal separat ing the contestants. Towards the final stages it was inclined to get out of hand but arguments were not prolong ed, and in the last quarter all energy was concentrated on securing the de ciding goal, After 10 minutes play Carlton were first to score making the tally 5 to 4 in their favor; the home side equalised, and with only four minutes to go, the excitement was intense. Carlton attacked but their shot went astray, and the next moment they were defending; some good assing by the ;cals ended in a goal, thus giving them he match by one g Besides the goal-keeper, others w,. ,v ere pro...
PATRIOTIC WORKERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PATRIOTIC WORKERS' ASSOCIATION. Following is the list of donations re ceived by the Mayoress as the result of a meeting convened by her at the Town Hal : Collected by Mesdames Webb and Harris. Mr Frank Birch .... 5 5 o Mr George Tucker .., 2 2 o Mrs A. A. Harris ... I o Mrs B Evans .., I I o Mrs Almond (Nat. bank) i 'I o Mr A C. Hopwood . z o Dr Webb ... I o Mrs I. R. Webb . I z o Mrs Bunting . ,, o o0 o Mrs Heither .,, o 2 6 Mrs Browne ...., o a 6 In small sum ... ... 3 1 6 --17 1 6 Collected by Mrs Forge, Mrs Forge . . I o J Elliott I I o Mrs C. Johnstone .. .I o Mrs Herbert Forge , i I o Mrs Downing ... ... o Io 6 Mr A. Russo ... ... o . o 6 Mrs Johnstone ,. . o 0 o Miss Miller ... , o I o Mrs Cropley .. .. o'. - o Orissa ... . . .. 5 , o 75 ... .. ... o 3 o0 W, J. M 0. . ,, , o 6 Mrs A. Gration .... o. a 6 J. F. ... ... ,. o 2 6 Mrs. Samson ... .,, o 2 6 Mrs Bult ........., 0 6 F. H1. S. 0 2 6 Small amounts .., .. 6 o - 9 4 o Collected by Mrs Powell Mrs Hopkins ... .. o 2 6 Smal...
SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SOCCER. Northumberland and Durliam Unit cd, after two blanik Saturdays, met Prestonl last Saturday on tlhe river bank ground. Both tean?s were in need of a lift in til league table, tand a keen game was expected. N. lnud D. wereo without Loligti orpe and larsdceu. while 'Preston were also playing suibstitlutes. J. Jeffrey anlltdl HIarper were brought into tlhe homre side, both making their first appear ance iln the senior teamlll. Prestonl won the toss, and N. ilnld D). ktlkcdl off against tile wind and suu. Tho Pres ton defenlce sooll lput the ball down to thie N. and D. goal, but their.for. wards wore weak, alld were nLot alt any timle very dangerous. lRobison, in the N. nud D. goal, was not inucli troubled, Half-time caine witih 1io goals cored. On the re-stalrt, with the wind in their favor. N. anld D. at once pressed, play being mostly on thile right wilng, wheln L.ay.cock lnld ItI. We,'ioll ilitvcld well togetller . J. e? trey, who had been 1a hii shalc.y In the first half. Ib...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
COUNCIL NOTE&. With the exception of Cr Shilla beer, who was absent at an important meeting of the Working Men's Col. lege, there was a full attendance of councillors, including Cr H-arris who returned from a trip abroad the pre vious week. The correspondence dealt with was of a formal character and was as follows: The Acting Deputy Postmaster General notified that a manhole cover at corner of Martbyrnong and Hop kins streets is below the level of the roadway and desired permission to raise same at the expense of the council.-- The communication was referred to the surveyor. The Melbourne aind Metropolitan Board of Works stated their willing ness to lay reticulation pipes along Hocking street under usual condi tions. Cr Johnson suggested that a fire plug be placed about the centre of the street. This was agreed to, The Board also forwarded copies of estimates re making of rates.-Re ceived. The Patriotic Carnival Committee desired the Council's patronage to the carnival to be...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
A THLETI&'S. Members of the FIootscraly Harriers are reminded that entries for the I-mile road race, to be held next Saturday, September 5th, close on August 31st. As this race is to be an annual fixture more than ordinary interest is being taken by members as to who shall be the winner for the first year. Mem bers may now secure un?foroms from the secretary. A committee meiting of the club will be held on 'T'uesday next, when final arrangements for the race will Le made.
PICTURE THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
IICTUIRE THIEA TRiES. The "Grandl", Paisleystreet, a special programmlne will be presentecdl to-night and next week, the special features being, "The Ieaves of Memory," a greart Palthe bool,. At the Trocadero, HIopkins street, a varied programme is to be submitted The complfete programme will be.found in our advertisingicolimns, At the "Victor", Irving street, a first-class batch of pictures including The Touch of Child, The War of Money, Gilligan's Accident Policy, and Bloom er's Valley, will be shown this after noon110011 anld ovellinFg. '' The ,Labor Question. " This ques tion is admirably dealt with in a line star film showing at St. George's thea tre, Yarraville, for the last time to night. It argues on both sides and slhows dilterent aspects of enmployer and employe viewpoint. The story con tains an exciting plot and is well worth seeing. Another line star lilm for to night is " 'The T''ouchli of a Child, " a two reel feature, with King Baggott in the lead. T'he inevitable Key...
THE PATRIOTIC FUND EXPECTED GENERAL RESPONSE LACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
STHE PA TRIO TIC FUND EXPECTED GENERAL RESPONSE LACKING. During the week donations to the local patriotic fund have been coming in steadily but it cannot be said that expectations have been nearly realised. It is not possible for every Britisher in Australia to offer his services for the ldefence of the Empire, but those who aire staying behind can at least do some thing to improve the lot and assure the peace of mind of those who are going forth to fight our battles. This can best be done by providing funds that will :suffice to keep from suffering those who I lose their bread-winners as the result of the war that has been thrust on the Empire and that will be available to as sist the warriors, many of whom may be wounded or permanently incapaci tated, on their return. But so far com paratively few residents have contrib uted, and the names that are missing from the lists would fill a book. This is not like Footscray and suggests that what is needed is a public meeting to stir up s...
BOY SCOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 29 August 1914
BOY SCOIUT'S. The advent of war has given newv life to the Footscray Scouts. Scoutmaster Hux table reports a considerable incrrase in his troops. Having cancelled some other en g agements, he can now give more time to his scouts .\tt old scoutmast r in Mr. George Neislh, from New Zealand, has also ofltred his scrvicc,. and meets new and old lads on Saturday for a lirst run, and at the Scut Ihlall on Tlltesdy avening ncxt at 7.3.) p.m. Mr. Martell has kindly given permission to a limritcd nutmber of scouts to assist thle Mayoruss on Wattle Day, as messengers to kIeep tile vartiotus wattle sellers provided.