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BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. ESPLANADE H'VLL,, Bench Station, Williamstown (J. W. Greenev. Srle Proprietor,) THe nor up-to-date"in the ' own. To let f >r Socials. Concerts, Dances Wed lings and Meetings. Tele. ;186 W'stown. Dancing- every Saturday Night. BVNKO OINTMENT—One trial will prove it a healing salve for animal wounds It cures galls while the horse" is .worked: Sold in tins one shilling and upwards. Depot 124 Barkly St, Footscray.
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
PUBUC WORKS COMMITTEE In the absence ot Cr Pearce. ttje chair for the above committee was' taken by Cr Harris. | Cr M'Donald inquired how the arrears for electric light were com ing in. ' jj Mr Caimody said that nine sum monses had been issued with satis factory results. ; The surveyor (Mr Nevlon) re ported that the footpath on the north side of'O Farrell street from H'-unilton street west to the Williamstown road was in a bad state, and required asphalting, the half cost of which would be £25. Cr Fielding moved that the work be done, and the Mayor seconded the motion. Cr Harris said that in view of the council's financial position they should not spend too much. In the last few weeks they had done a good deal of work. The Surveyor—There are 18 new houses in this street. The motion was carried. Mr Neylon estimated the half cost of asphalting footpath o i east side of Gordon street between Barkly street and Geelong road at ■627/10/-—On the moticn of Crs Johnson and Drew, it was agree...
FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
.FINANCE COMMITTEE Cr Harris presided oyer the above committee, and the Trea surer's report was read. This showed that the receipts for the past fortnight were ^353/8/3, and the council's debit balance strod at j£2,0&lt;;9/12/1(). The accounts passed for payment totalled £1.473 1/9, making a total debit of ^3,502/14/7, and /l,922/17/2 worse off than at this period last year, . j
CORRESPONDENCE The following correspondence was received and dealt with:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
CORRESPONDENCE The following correspondence was .received and deajt with:T— From the Melbourne-X'ouncil speci ifyjng reductions in charges for elec trical energy to come in'„n operation on expiration of six months after 7/9/14:.—Referred to ligntiag com mittee. Port. Melbourne Council desired services of the electrical superinten dent in advising on subject of tarif! for electric power.—Loit in Mr Cor mody's hands. Footscray rark • Beautification C'ommitteo desired improved water •inrvico at Park.— lioquest granted on motion of Crs McDonald and1 Johnson. Royal Victorian Institute of Arch itects invited Council to proposed lectures by W. R. Davige, &c, on Town Planning.—Accepted. Footscray Municipal Band desired use of recreation ground for 26th nst in lieu of 19th inst, for car nival, and Footscray Cricket Club agreed thereto.—Granted. West Footscray Progress Associa tion drew attention to a house rec ently removed to .Liverpool street.— This matter is in City Solicitor's ha...
FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTISM HOT FOOD ON THE MARCH TO THE EDITOR, "WEEKLY NEWS" [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTISM HOT FOOD ON JHE MARCH TO THE EDITOR, "WEEKLY NEWS" Sir,—Having read with interest how our enemies sustain the energy aud strength of their soldiers when on the march by providing them all the day long with facilities for obtaining hot drinks (soup, coffee, etc), I was surprised to find on enquiry, that no such provision has yet been made for the British troops. I also learn that atravelling "cooker" which would enable this to be carried into effect in connec tion with our Expeditionary Force is to be obtained in Australia 'for the.sum of ^180. It would be most desirable to know that in despatching,our Vic torian portion of the Expeditionary Force it was provided with the necessary equipment of this charac ter: ■ Iris not hard to realise-the necessity —'"to: s'ay -nothing of' luxu.y—of some wasm beverage to tired soldiers on the ruarcb. es pecially during very cold and wet weather. Military experts pro nounce favorably on the ''Roberts" conker iN.Z.), one of them...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
Money to Lend on Deeds, Life Policies," Jewellery, Finance, Pianos, Furniture, witho'it removal, or any Personal Security Advances made for the purchase of Horses and Vehicles? repayment by weekly in stalments. Furniture boupht in in solvent Mta*es. Strictly Private.— i W. H, nirrh. CVwper-street. Foots crayi—iA4vt>}
WANDERING CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
WANDERING CATTLE The wandering cattle nuisance is still as great as ever in the dis trict, despite the fact that Mr Whitehead inspector, has numer ous cases before the court. Tbe-e was another big batch of offeudes at Monday's Footscray Court, whe'i the following owners tvere fined for allowing their cat le t-t wander :—Henry Palmer, one horse, 10/, with 3/6 costs; Maty Daiy, three cows, 5/per heac!, vvi'.li 5/6 costs; John Henry Breen tw ■ horses, 10/ per head with 6/6 i-os*-; William Rayner, one cow. 5/ with 3/6 costs; Mary O'Gorman, Oeo Yates. Albert L. White, Chas Casselle, and Angus McKay our cow each. 5/ with 3/6 costs e.ich ; Hubert Wilden. one horse 10/ with 4/6 costs ; Elizabeth Sliep herd, one pony, 5/ with 4/6 costs; Ada Graham, two cows, 5/ with 6/6 costs.
BAND CARNIVAL PROCCESSION AND SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
BAND CARNIVAL :o: PROCCESSION AND SPORTS The Footscray Baud open-air Carnival, which had to be post poned last Saturday owing' to the inclement weather, will be held to day (Saturday), both afternoon and evening, at the Western Re serve, Footbcray. The carnival is to be preceded by a monster fan cy dress, advertising ai^d burlesque procession, starting- from the town hall at two o'clock, and proceeding along Napier Hyde, Bunburv, Cowper, Hopkins Irving, Nichol son and Barkly streets lo the wes tern reserve. At the reserve, an interesting programme has been arranged. Among the attractions will he a baby show for babies be tween the ages of one month and twelve months old. A cadet com petition will take place The Goat Race is attracting much at tention, and several goats are in training for the event, which is sure to cause amusement. The race will be run off in heats. A chal lenge fancy costume football match will take place between the 'Foot scray Brass Blowers' . and 'The Wind and ...
FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETINGS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL I . .COMMITTEE MEETINGS I The committee meetings of the Footscray Council were held on Monday evening last, when the following councillors were pre ' sent :—Crs Bell tmayor>, Fielding, . Drew, Harris, Johnsou and I McDonald. Over half a:i hour was spent in legislative committee, and it was after a quarter past eight before councillors took their seats at the Council table. '
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, SEPT, 26th 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 September 1914
I'he- moving finRer writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel h^if a line ' Nor all thy tears wash out' a worcT: of it. SATURDAY, SEPT, 26th *914 What is tile object of the Austral ian Town-i. luniiing Tour v—iho ou ject is to draw the attention oi all citizens to the l'act that, when towns are allowed 10 grow other than under seieniitic guiuance slums niuiit nian-e their appearance, unhealtny dwellings must exist, collective beauty is not considered, and alto gether the conditions of life are not as( good as they might well be. Town-i'ianning means simply that the extention of town or city is per mitted in accordance wu, a design, wnich provides for the allocation 01 | portions of the town for industrial and residential purposes, for open air occupations and uivcisioii. iiio convenience o£ those who dwell in the town, is studied, and the modes of transit from an integral part oi the calculation. In short, the object is to produce usefu...
ROWING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
ROWING NOTES This afternoon the members of the Footscray City Rowing Inb will hold iheir official opening of the season at the Club house, Maribvrnong river. During the afternoon, (he annual Sha!l ard races will be held, and also a con solation »culling handio-p. The Foot scray Brass Hand will play selections, and afternoon tea will be provided for ladies. First race starts at 3 p.m. Tlie new clinker racing eight will be christ ened and named the George W. S'"ith in recognition of services rendered to Ibe club by their captain. The following cr"ws have 1 een sel ected to compete at the forttc'niing Henley regatta: Gr»nd Cha lei'je Cup : M- Moran, stroke, G. Smith. O. Taylor, B. Lonis, P. Newman T. Gipton, P. Cram, H. Shaw, bow, D. Cunningham, coach: Maiden Four \V. Fawcett, ftroke. A. Jobsson. J. .lohnstone. J. Donohue. bow, W. Soutlierwood, roach. These crews have been showing good form during »he past ftw weeks, and all going ■well they should give a good account oi themselves.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
If you don't get tlja beat of fe«er Beer will get tfce beat of you. You can obtain the best of beer at the YARRAVILLJS HOTEL, Ballarat st The best of Beer that is brpw«>d U t.iw(,y • or draught. Wine#, Spirits, and Cigars. Also Portar on draught Phone—Foot»cray i2, H. J. BER tOUTSTZ, ETowlrtoMWi-iArtrti
V.R.C. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
V.R.C. HACES. Tho V.H.C. program this afternoon' may throw some light on the ap proaching Cup Campaigns. In tho Stand Handicap ia number of Caul field Cup candidates are ilc»ly to sport silk over the 10 turlongs Jo eluding such noted "Gees" as: 3her ill Muir, Sylvanmore, Gladwyn, Eub ufug and Meritua. The October stake provides" a struggle ^between Anna Oarlovana Undo Sam, Aleconner and Avonwort,—the last named is not o be despised after his recent run ning at Caullield, yet personally the Itussian named mare vou'd nlways catch my vote when it comes to woight-for atj.i supremacy. The fol lowers of, Uncle Sam are equally sanguine. A big field will contest I the Mnribyrnong Trial. The steeple chase looks rather open among a lat of moderate 'chaserg and the meeting of such sprinters in the Paddock Handicap— wh.ch by the waji will bo run round the turn—as Vhilio. Hh il Ptil, Pinkerton, Habcl, • Ptah (whn recently won at Broken Hill). Greek Fire, I'eck O' Maut and othcis should conclude ...
SPORTING THE TURF. DOINGS OF THE GEE GEES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
SPORTING *»»»»»» X THE TURF. * DOINGS OF THE GEE GEES. BY "COUltlOi-iLi". llaring a>- Muohee Valley proved to Ue deciitiy interesting. Punters ap peared to have an unusuu. y ,00.. time. I heard it said that so—- > the penciilers were hit very haru • the day. Syivumnoro with 9.9 was expecteU j to give a taste of ,his qua'litj in the uupert^wootl Handicap hut lost full^ ^ i 110 lengths ut the post thro unruly buhavior and trying to start tail | Mirst, a caper that Haysion smn...r.\ I enjoined. With 8.1, Sylvanuvoro .1.. most likely put, up a .better ant'i: tor the rich prize on. the heath where ixn ex/ra 4: furlongs should I)e to his liKing. (Jtadwjn was pounced on and tho best price obtainable was 5 to - - it proved to be the best ol good things, daughetr of St llwynnel scoring nicely with (—*10 in. the fair time ot 1—7. Giadwyn's admirers think. that Mr Keating's Candida.",.' has beef, leniently treated at 6.13 in the Cauliield Cup, Heing now itv line fettle. Uncle Sam has not...
FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTIC Previously acknowledged £mi 18 10 Employes Jas. Miller and Co. Pty. Ltd 30 0 0 Bmp. and Staff Mt Lyell chem. wit's 3rd. instal. 6 5 0 Employes Footscray coun-. cil 4th instalment 3 0 6 -Employes Punshon & Co. per "Independent" 2 2 0 Total ^1419 6 4 in connection with Messrs Al cock-and Coy's series of matches in aid of the Patriotic Fund, a billiard match was played at the Yarraville Citizens' club rooms on Wednesday between R. Memmoth 'and S Mail, 500 up, Mail received 100. The champion won easily, making several nice breaks of over 50. A patriotic Cue realised £2j2. The fund will benefit to the extent of about £6. « • • • • ,A deputation from the Footscray Council waited upon the Railway .Commissioners on Tuesday, with a request that the branch line con structed to the abandoned. site of the electric power station at Yarra ville should be utilised. The depu tation pointed outtihat /ratepayers, as well as manufacturers, would' receive benefit if the line...
FOOTSCRAY LADIES PATRIOTIC LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
FOOTSCRAY LADIES PATRIOTIC LEAGUE The following additional dona tions have been received by Mrs by ,R. K. Shiliabeer hou. secretary of the .above league:— Per Mrs Webb and Harris— Mrs S, Mitchell ... £l 1 0 Per Misses Robinson— W. M.Whvte ... ... 10 0 B & M, Robertson 5 0 Robertson Bros 5 0 W. H. M 5 0 Small sums .. .. 19 0 Per Mrs Riddell— A. B. P. .. ... .. 5 0 Sympathy .. .. ... 5 0 J. Cordy . . .. .. 10 0 M. Tognini Junr .. .. 5 0 Sm^ll sums ... . . ..253 Per Miss Rilen— Small sums .. 1 12 9 T S. 10 0 Per M~s Jobson— Ross Bros .. . . . .2 2, 0 Small sums .. ... ..1 3 6 .. Per. Mrs Irving— Small sums .. ■ 8 0 Per Mrs Powell — D. Richardson .. . . 5 0 Small sums .. • -1 5 6 Per Mrs Gallant— Small sums ... . . 10 0 Per Mrs Alexander— Small sums . 16 Per Mrs Ebeling— Small sums . . .. 1 0 0 • Per Mrs Fraser— D, Richardson and Sons .. 5 0 §mall sums ... .. 10 per Mrs I^ever & Mitchell— Mrs Mitchell • • .. 5 0 Mrs Dowsing • • .. 5 0 Mrs Sbackeray ... .. 5 0 Small sums ...