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INGENIOUS WAY OF GAINING DANCE PARTNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 September 1914
INGENIOUS WAY OF GAIN ING DANCE PARTNERS. --+--- A novel cotillion figure in which toy balloons play a prominent part is being enthusiastically received in London. Each lady carries a toy balloon which must be exploded by stamping, jumping or falling upo:. it by the man who wishes to be. come her partner. When it hap pens that several men desire the same lady, a friendly contest en sues, often with laughable results. Every man is his own mint. Eis ability is the die which stainps out bhe dollar.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 September 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Washing" Cotton Blouses.-Col ored cotton blouses require very careful washing. The water should only be lukewarm, with some shav ings of good household soap and the blouse should be rinsed well in plen ty of clean, cold water. If the ar ticle be pale blue the color will be greatly improved if a lump of alum be added to the final water. For mauve try one penny worth of lump ammonia dissolved in a little boiling water, and for pink or red cotton have a little vinegar mixed with the rinsing water. House Plants.-If you find any difliculty in rearing house plants, it is probable that lack of fresh air is at the bottom of the trouble, W?hat mrally people lose sight of is the fact that plants require fresh air to keep them healthy just as much as hu. man beings do. The atmosphere of a living room which is kept with doors and windows tightly closed during cold weather cannot fail to be unhealthy for people and plants alike. Those plants which are best situated with regard t...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER XXV. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 September 1914
"THE PITFALL." By SIR WILLIAM MAGNAY, Bart., Author of "The Master Spirit," "The Red Chancellor," "A Prince of Lovers," etc. a Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb, & Lon. CHAPTER XXV. (Continued.) ' It occurred to both men that un. less Huberta had greatly prolonged her walk she ought to be in sight. But thero'was no sign of her. "Let us go down to the shore and go after her," Dalray said, leading the way. "She must have gone In that dit rection. She would not have tried thil way, knowing she could not get round the point." They hurried down to the beach, and went forward at a sharp run. it took them some time to reach the nbxt I corner where the coast made another inward turn. From this point on_ warads it: became more ragged and its formation irregular. Rocks jutted out seawards, forming barriers to sight and progress, When the two mqn reached this point nothing was to be seen of Hit berta, "This way!" Dalray cried, making for a rough path whi...
FOOTSCRAY GRECHE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 September 1914
FOOTSCRAY CRECHE. That ladies love dancing for danc- ing's sake, and can enjoy a dance with out the assistance of the sterner sex, is shown by the popularity of the several novelty dances hold locally. But few have been more successful than the dance held at the Federal Hall last week, under the auspices of tihe Footscray Ladies' Friendly Societies, in aid of the creche fund. The company, comprising all ladies, though some masqueraded as men, was large and in great, good humor, and we are assured that the proceed. Ings proved highly pleasurable throughout. The result will be a fairly substantial addition to the creche fund. Mrs. Johnson was presi dent; Mrs. Millichip, treasurer; and Mrs. Kayc and Miss A. C. White head, joint secretaries. All did good work in promoting the success of the function. Following were the prize sets: First set, Military wedding-Misses Manning, Marsh, Smith, Watt, Coom baer, Marsh, Maher, Bendall (trinkets). Second set, Tango Pierotts-Misses Armfield, Loftu...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
LOD6ES & SOCIETIES. At the meeting of the Yarraville A.N.A. two new members joined, and one proposition was received. The secretary's action in sending letter of condolence to AIr. and Mrs. W. MPLeod, on the loss of their son, was endorsed. With regard to starting a free library in Yarraville, it was decided that committee get all p:s sible information and report to half. yearly meeting. The sum of £2/2/ was donated to the local patriotle fund. Syllabus item, euchre tourna mont, was played out by 13 members. .lr. Gill won the final. Next sylla bus item shooting match against Foot scray A.N.A.
LAGROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
LAOROSSE. Footacray. met Keow on Saturday last in the concluding match or the season, and, after a hard struggle, were defeated by a narrow margin, the scores belug:-IiKew, 6 goals; boot. scray, 5 goals, Though beaten, the locals were by no means disgraced, as a little diii culty was experienced in getting a team together, owing to the Broad meadows camp and the olections. Tho team as a whole did not play with that systematic understanding that has characterised their last few matches. but Sheppard (four goals), Critchley, Davis. Leonard and Mason (in the last half) are perhaps deserving of special mention, The close of the season finds Caul field (wh( were undefeated) premiers of the section, but next season it is hoped to gain the coveted honors for this district. It was not expected that Footacray would be any higher on the list this (their lirst) season, as most of their players were raw recruits, but the lub is highly gratifed at the pro gress of these men under the capable gui...
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
DBTIS AND DEBTORS. At Monday's court orders were made in the following debt cases:--N. II Birch, represented by Mr. BLrocket, v. Wm. Ashman, £4/15/-, with 7/6 coats; v. D. Runseman and N. M'Guire, £7/15/,.. with 18/- coats; v. P. Fraser, £15, with 15/6 costs; v. II. D. Long. don, £10/15/0, with 13/- costs; v. i. Fennesey, £6, with 13/- costs; v. 0. and 0. Coleman, (0/15/., with 18/ costs, J. N. Mewburu v. J. Whente (Gray Bros., garnishoes), £29/0/0, with 5/. costs: v. J, Henry, £516/, with 2/6 costs. R. Gagino, represented by Mr. Socomb, v. -- Btickino, £16/17/., with 26/- costs. N. Wintle, represented by Mr. Secomb, v. J. Slattery, £4/15/11, with 15/6 costs. Q. Tl'anuock, represented by Mr. Brocket, v. J. Shaw, £3/10/-,. with 15/- costs. County of 'Bourke Building Society, represented by Mr. Brocket, v. John Carey, £28, with 28/6 costs.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
CRICKET. The Ilberniaus start. the cricket season this afternoon, when all last year's teams and all members are to attend practice on Gibbl' lit, about 3i. p.m. At the sixth annual meeting of 'ýadst9Cer itgrg. iatle Clgub the pros sidered very good. The following oftice-bearers weore elected:-Patrons, Messrs. W. H. Fielding, M.I.C., Cr. Stuart Bell (mayor), A. Gow. A. Sulm. ner, H. Schober, G. Perry, T. Rie; president, M.r. Jus. Storey; vice-presi. dents, Messrs. G; Crow, W. Failconer, T. M'Kinley, G. Walker, Jas. HaIlly, Jae. Hopkisu, G. Williamis, Jas. .I'Donald; committee, Messrs. Lippet, I'. Sherwin, J. Kidd, Juas. M'Donald, Woodward, E. Valentine, J. Wyatt, secretary and treasurer, Mr. Jus. M. Itogern'. The batting and bowling averages were won by Messrs. N. Briadford and J. M'Donald, with averages of 15 and 9 respectively, and both were presented with medals. Mr. J. 3MDonald made the highest in dividual score for the oeason.
ELECTION NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
-ELECTI'ON NOTES. Labor scored a big vote in Foot scray and Yarraville last Saturday, and deserved the success that attend. ed the work of the enthusiastic mem hers of local Labor leagues and trades unions. The war and the walk-over gained by Mr. J. Mathews, for Mol bourne Ports, all had the effect of causing people to lose interest in the Senate elections, and to combat this much energy was needed. It was recognised that the heavy Labor vote in Melbourne Ports last year won two Senate seats for Labor, and any thing less than that vote was likely to endanger the position. So it was that members of the leagues and unions arranged a campaign as com p lete as though there was an election or the House of Representatives. The district was thoroughly canvass ed, and arrangements made for bring Ing every friend of the cause to the polls. the result is seen in the tigures scored. Yarraville polled a record vote, and Footscray did reuarkably well. Assistance came from an un expected quarter....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES5 DENTIST T. Gough H XS REMOVED TO Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw e, Grocers. P. E. 'AINSBURY, i L, D. SC By Examn. Melb. Univerelt Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIIGES &o. Mass Beatrice 1, Johnstone Costumiere, Meohanios' Institute Buildings, Nioholson Street. ' Mliss. 1i. SMITH, (COSTUMIERE, 85 Charles Street, Footeoray (End of Victoria street) Country Customers Special Attention, Latest Styles. George E. Edwards, Painter, Paperhanger, Grainer and Signwriter., wishes to notify that he hoa taken over ti a business formerly ocrried on by S. Is Kerr at Nicholson St.. Footacray, (opposite McKele ey's). Wo,kmanohii Gus antead. Glass (All sizes in stock) Paints and Paper. hanging at town pices. WIHYPAYRENT When you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms in any part of the di.trict, or any suburb, for Small Deposit and the Balanct as rent - from E. A. WEILAND "uilder and sontractor, "'The Gables," Cr.Paisley &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
SUNSHINE ELECTRIC SUPPLY (Hugh Viotor MoKay) BALANCE SHEET 30th TUNE. 10or4. No. 1. LIABILITIES ASSETS. To Capital.. ... £4450 0 o By expenditure jon under Sundrycreditors,, ,.. 37 17 1z taking 6rl52 7 9 Less depreciation written off 117 4 0 - ro35 3 9 .'Sundry debtors .. .. 263 15 2 ,, Cash at bankers . ..47 3 II . Profit and Loss A/c . 141 13 1r487 17 11 £1487 17 11 No. a. PROFIT & LOSS ACCOUNT Year ended 30th June, 1914. To Balance last a/c .,, .., 4239 14 9 I By Revenue a/c ... . 7 19 8 SBalance to Balance Sheet .. 141 15 I £239 14 9 £130 14 9 No. 3. REVENUE ACCOUNT Year ended 30th June, r1914. To Purchase Electric Current £214 15 o By supply Light and Power Installations .,. .,. 399 2 5 to customers .. . . £523 1 9 Printing & Stationery£4 1 9 , Installations , .. 418 5 8 SMaintenance .. 35 o 7 . Rent of Meters .,. . -40 is 6 Salaries & Wages z55 a , Interest ... ....... 2 10 SSundry expenses .. 13 13 6 Discount... .. 14 14 4 Bad Debts . 3 16 Plant deprec...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
BEREAVEMENT CARDS. SARGENr.-Mrs E. Sargent and family desire to thank their numerous friends for letters, telegrams, and floral tributes; also Dr H. Box, and especially Mrs George Isbister for their kind attention during their recent sad ;ind sud :en bereavement. _ __ _____, 4N MEMORIAM. CUMMINLt In loving memory of our dear son and brother lHenrr James, (Harry) who died on z4ih September 1912, aged 21 years and to months. Short and sudden was the call Of one so dearly loved by all. Inserled by his loving parents, sisters, and brother. (crepnooe : ?1 rootscray. Cbe Advertiser. PRINCIPLES BEFORE MEN. Footacray, Saturday, Sept. 12, 1914.
AT THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
AT THE CONCERT. Following the dinner and the toasts the spacious drill hall was thrown o0p0n to citizens, who sIhply piourcd Into thle building by the hundred. From every ilqiarter they cale; all anlxiolus to do honor to the brave young fellows who have voluntcered to go to Europe to defend lthe Ellpire, undismayed by the fact that there they will mleet tlhe best-trained ariuy and one of the largest tlhe world hIll ever Soen. 'IThaIt Is not the work of poltroolns, anlld residents were right in mllissing ill full force to do thllose who hiave set themselves tile taslk the hIonor their sncrifice entitles tile)) to1. Buil Iie drill-hall, large as ih is, wals hot colituiodluios elologh to necolulodnllto the enthusiasitic coln coulrse; yei there were no complaints.IIi. Ever'yolle was out to see that "tte boys" ihad a gooi tImte, land everyone was slatisiled if tile cihai ii cmeo hisl or II'her wy to ihave a woM with tilh guests. Th'iu\ s it was that though tiie fllne Ilon was supplllosed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
ESTABLISHED 1858. Herbert King & Sons UNDERTAKERS, (Late of Geelong.) Or Droop & Nioholeon Streets, Telephone-25 Footeoray Exchange, Head Office and Factory-174 Lennox St., Richmond. Tel, 912. Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Tel. 1856 Hawthorn Exchange. Glenferrie Road, Malvern. Tel, 39 Mal. vern Exchange. Williams Road Toorak. Tel, 246 Wind or .nohange. High Street. Kew. Tel. 411 Windsor. ,aad Sunbury,. RI IuNIu IIIII IInIIU BIIIIIUIIIIIIflU fligh-Grads TAIL9RING to Measure Our Stook of , . Buitings i Is exten* sie and we will Strive to please the most Fastid- I ious.. Tel, 846 PF'oy. M RY .. SIMuLDOONrI 6Nichbolso St.Ibotscra' L. Seeger, Pastrycook & Caterer, Late Foreman for J, E, Hooker and Co., Swanston Street Begse to announce to the Roesidoents of b'ootes cray and surrounding Districts that he has purchased the well-known hiusinere *n Nio holson Street latsly carried on by ?rr,Cordy, where he will supply the Best Goods at Reasonable Prices Wedding & Bi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
Recently the ex-mayor (Councillor Drew) and the surveyor, made an in spection of some discarded park gates in the possession of the Melbourne City Council and came across a pair regard ed as suitable for erection at the main entrance to the Footscray Park at the corner of Nicholson street and Ballarat road. If these be secured they will, when erected, add considerably to the appearance of the locality and will assist in giving the park an attractive ness that will be marked. Additional attractiveness to the park itself will be the result of the decision of the Foots cray Park Beautification committee to lay out the entrance. This important work has been put in hand and it is I hoped that by Cup day the area from the gates to the brow of the hill will present a very fine aspect. The main and side paths are to be graded and gravelled; a 2ft. grass border is to run for some distance on each side of the main path, and behind this a 8ft. bed of flowers, ornamental shrubs, &c., is...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. Previously acknowledged, £1007/11/; Patriotic entertainment, Trocadero th eatre, £68/6/: Col. Ammunition Coy.'s Employes (2nd Instal.), £30/13/; Patri otic service, St. George's hall, £25/3/7: Dignoy & Guest, and employees £11; J. Broderick, £3131; Footscray Council em ployes. £2/18/6; B.H.T. £2; F. Cole £1/1 J.Sipthorpe, 10/- ; T.B., 10/- ; Pearce and Son, 10/- ; A. R. P. Crow, £21; Richard Candy, £/4/141-; C. E. Lovett, £2/2/-; S. Shallard, £21/2/-; G. C. Shal lard, £2/2/-; J. B. Shallard, £221. Total £1186/18/1.
CHURCH SERVICE. UNITED PATRIOTIC CHURCH SERVICE IN YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
'CHURCH SERVICE. "UNITED PA.T1tIOTIlC t1UltOlH. SEIRV'ICI' IN YAIIIIAVILLE. The great United Patriotic Ohurch Service held in St. George's Picture Theatre. 1arrnavillc, last Sunday evening, was a pronounced success I the large hall being well illled. Owing to the Rev. W. 'T'. Ioch being too unwell to a; tend, tho Rev.n. W. It. Byers took the chair, and gave a- very spiritedil address on "Our Duty to the Empire."' The great. audience was stirred with enthusiasm as Mr. Byers related the incidents that. led up to the war and the justness of Britain's cause to tight for freedom of the right. The Rev. W. O. Ward gave an in teresting address, and the Rev. 11. B. M'Conchie land CaptI. Wilson also took part. The Inusical poirtion of the service was. much appreciated, and a united choir of SO voices roendered the Santhem, "Seind Out Thy Light," under the leadership of MJlr. J, Inidlaw, AMr 3. Conlell aibly presidin; aut the (organ. Cholice miusical items were also ren dored by Miss Marie Sto...
U.A.O.D. IVY LEAF. PRESENTATION TO P.A. BRO. W. THOMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
U,1,O.D. iVY LEAF. PRESENTATION TO P.A. BRO. W. THOMPSON. There was a fair attendance at the above function on Monday last, A.D. Bro. C. Willis presiding. Among the visitors were D.P. Bro. A. Martin (Mona Lodge) and various members of the Olive Leaf Lodge. Bro. Rankin (D.P. No. 12 District) in. a few well chosen words, handed to Bro, Thompson abeautifullyv-framed diploma nd groaup photo of officers of the lodge. He eartily complimented Bro Thompson on the very efficient manner in which he had, at all times, carried out his duties and trusted that he would still retain his interest in the lodge and aspire to higher afice. Bro. Thompson, who was received in a really Druidic manner, feelingly re sponded and stated that he would, at all times, dohis utmost to further the interest of the Ivy lodge in the future as he had endeavoured to do in the past. He thanked the Bros. for their handsome diploma and trusted that the younger Bros. would try and emu.ate the deeds of those who had been t...
Footscray's Contingent. ROUSING CITIZENS' SEND-OFF ENTHUSIASM IN EXCELSIS. STREETS LINED WITH CHEERING CROWDS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
Footscray's Contingent, ItOUSING CITIZENS' SEND-OFF ENTHUSIASM IN EXCOELSIS. STL'lIEE'TS LINED WITH CH(EEE.II ING CROWDS. Not only lhas Footscray led the way with regard to its oever-increasing patriotic fund, but it has led the way hi providing what is'of still more ini portanco-- lleu fired with the en thusiasin of youth and insplired by the loyalty iand euthusiasm of their ancestors to go to the front, and, if need be, to give their lives for their country and their Empire. The exact lnumber of Footcrayltes whlo have volunteered for active service is not known, aIts scores enlisted at various contres, but Colllpany E., of tidth bat tallo, 120 strong, is wholly comnprisedi of local young inca. It is not the privilege of every mnai to offer its services for an expedition abroad, but Imany remaining bolehindt, onlookers who see most of the 'ganme, realised that they hadl n partl to play, antld, with a display of keenlness mud en thlsinlsli worthy of tilhe occasion, they decided that...
THE LOOP LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
THE LOOP LINE. Manufacturers employing in the aggregate some 3000 hands have their works on the bank of Mari. byrnong river at Footscray and Yarraville. The distance between tle works and the railway line averages fully a mile, and this necessit-tes a considerable amount of expensive road traffic, all adding to the cost of production. And while the manufacturers concerned are suffering a railway line running past the various works is lying idle. This line was constructed at a cost of IZsroo to provide connection willh the power station site first' selected and afterwards abandoned. It was vith the object of doing something in the direction of having the line made avail able that Footscray coun. cil invited manufaqturers to meet it on Monday evening, and Messrs Jas. Ouming, \V. H. Wischer, WV. Trend (Mount Lyell Co.) and Ed. John stone (Messrs Michaelis, Hallen stein and Co) accepted the invitation. In the course of discussion Mr Cuming stated that manufac urers had been interviewed ...