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CHURCH NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
CHURCH NEWS j The Yarraville Presbyterian Sun day School will render an/ operetta eutitled "Holiday Concert" in the Yarraville hall on Wednesday even ing, October 21. • • i * » The annual festival services cf the Methodist Sunday School, Len nox street, will 'be celebrated on Sunday in the Yarraville hall, when three services are to be con ducted. On Tuesday evening, an entertainment will take place. • • • • • ' St Luke's Church. Yarraville, have arranged a picture night at St George's theatre 011 Wednesday, October 14. I • • • • • The Salvation Arniv, Yarraville, are organising what is described as a "great British Fair." which is to beheld in the 'Army.ball- Murray street, .on October 13 14 and 15 The Hon W. H. Fielding, M.L C. will perfoim the opening.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
WARMTH AND COMFORT THIS WINTER - ♦ Cleanliness Economy, nnd Comfort makes a home a joy. GAS FIRES to fit existing grates The passing of the household drudge. Domestic Labour saving appliances should be in every home. Ladies who strongly object to winter fires causing smoke, dust, ashes, cleaning of grates, etc., have only to experience one winter with GAS FIRES to convince them that they have too long put up with all the drudgery and inconvenience of other fires. To b.e had from £1 upwards. Maximum cost of fixing, 10/- Send for Estimates, or call at: - FOO I'SCRAY GAS and COKE Co, Ltd. WHITEHALL St, FOOT SCRAY, Tele 99 Ft'spray' Adv' DO YOl WORK HARD? If so this must | BECAUSE;, if you work hard, you must have clothes to stand hard work, and the working man must have high quality for low prices, and 6 we are placing this before you in our special lines of Working Shirts. A special line of ! HAVARD SHIRTS of a clean pattern at bed rock prices, also a special line in plain or striped ...
PRESENTATION [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
PRESENT AT|QN .After spending many years as a teacher in the Yarraville school, Miss Spence has received promotion in the West Melbourne school. While congratulating- Miss Spence on her well-deserved promotion, our numerous readers will regret her removal from our school. She will be greatly missed in Yarraville for in addition to being a thor oughly earnest and successful teacher, she is so well-known and so highly respected for the splen did moral training she imparts in all her pupils. Prior to leaving, Miss Spence was presented with a Cable Bangle from the pupils, and a purse of Sovereigns from the teachers and friends.
SHOP WINDOW DAMAGED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
SHOP WINDOW DAMAGED A childish action on the part of two youths led to the appearance of Reginald Henry Wairren, J8 yrs of age, before the local court on Monday on a charge of having wil fully damaged a shop window valued at £5, the property of of Claude B. Smith The evidence of Mr Smith was to the effect that about nine o'clock on the morning of the 6th ult, his attention was drawn to scratches on the plate-glass window. The window had been scratched with souse instrument, and the names A Graham and Claude Brock scrawled on it. He estimated the damage to the window at .£5. Constable Davis stated, that he made inquiries, and on the 15th interviewed defendant, who made a statement in wL'icli lie admitted that he scratched the names on the window with a piece of stone. Mr Secomb—Do you know the parents of this lad? ■ Witness—Yes, I have known them for 15 years as very, respect table people. Mr Secomb said there was anoth er offender to be brought before the Children's Court. The actio...
CORRESPONDENCE Correspondence was received, and dealt with as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
CORRESPONDENCE Correspondence was received, and dealt with as follows:— From State Accident Insurance Office re Workers' Compensation Act.—Referred to finance commit tee ou motion of Cr -Jfchnson. Port Melbourne Council noti fying that a meeting- of Conference re rating of gas mains, will be held in the Municipal Association Rooms on 1st prdk. Referred to delegate. Melbourne 'and Metropolitan Board of Works desired revenue guarantee re water reticulation in Whitehall street, Yarraville.— Guarantee to be given, subject to necessary undertaking being given by ratepayers interested. The sur veyor was asked to report re fire plugs in th? locality. Same desired levels re water re ticulation in Hocking street-—Ke ferred to surveyor for report. Returning Officer, re election of member on Queen's Memorial In fectious Diseases Hospital Board, notifying the election of Cr W. E, Cash as representative member for 'B' group on above Board. James Brown desired the con struction of a crossing at 3...
COURSING YARRAVILLE TERRIER CLUB. BENEFIT MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
COURSING YARRAVILLE TERRIER CLUB. BENEFIT MEETING. A benefit coursing meeting in aid of tho widow and children of the late Mr Thompson, secretary ot the Werriheo Fox Terrier Club, will bo held by the Yarraville Club on the Yarraville recreation ground on Sat urday afternoon, October 3, at 2.30 when a maiden, light weight and mixed stake will bo run off. Cours ers should attend in bumper number and thus ensure the success of tho meeting, and also help the widow of a real good sport.
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
RIFLE NOTES. The Footscray City Rifle Club ba9 engaged targets for to-day (Saturday) for n:\v members for practise at 410 yds. All rew members and intending mem bers are requested to attend, and old members should attend to instruc t them. Members are requested to attend d ili next Monday evening to meet in Stephen street, near Yarraville hall, fit 8 p ir. The 21 Union monthly shoot was held last Saturday, shot over 200 yards with nrniature rifles, aud was won by R. McEwan, of the above club.
FOOTSCRAY PATRIOTISM FIELD KITCHEN FOR TROOPS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
FOOTSGRAY PATRIOTISM FIELD KITCHEN FOR TROOPS A public meeting convened by the Mayor of Footscrav (Cr Bell), for the purpose of discussing tlie advisability of purchasing a tra velling cooker to accompany the Expeditionary Forces, and thus enable them to obtain hot food when on active service, was held in the Town Hall on Tuesday evening. The Mayor presided. The Mayoress (Mrs Bell) was elec ted president"; Mrs R. M. Lane, hon. secretary ; and Mrs A- Tur ner, treasurer. It was decided by the meeting to* .purchase a cooker at a cost of ;6l80, and to hive the name of Footscray inscribed on it. After some discussion as to the best wavs and ^eaus to raise the money, it ;va= decided to hold a picture night at the Barkly.Theatre. '^Viieir—^--specially selected- pro-* gramme wouldlie given. The s&lt;;c. reported that Mr Evan Evans, tent maker, Elizabeth street, Melbourne had donated a Union Jack, valued at ;6l0. to the object," and it was agreed to draw for the flag in con nection w...
CRICKET Footscray and Williamstown District Churches Cricket Association. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
CRICKET Footscray and Williamstown District Churches Crjcket Association. The following aro the teams drawn to meet on Ocivober 3 anil 10. AU matches to ,be played on ground of first-named club:— Bay View Rd v Congregavionals. Newport Jfcth v Hyde Ss B. Yarraville Bapts v. John St Meth. Hyde St A. ,v.i,Nth Williamstown Lennox St iv Newport Baptist Footscray Presbyterians a bye. • • • • • The Yarraville Baptist U.C. will start the season to-day when they meet the John St Methodist on their own ground. The team will be chosen from the following who are requested to be on the ground no' :ater than 2.30:—Lewis 2, Iiice, Green 2, Fr-ston, Craven, 1' ':nu, Sut/.on, Carlton, Wn'.^oa. Worrall, Owen, Walsh, Olston, Davies, Webb, and Harvey. The Seccy Yarraville Baptist C.C. acknowledges wich thanks the fol lowing donations:—Mr A. Alstqn, 10/- Mr Len Walsh medal, ifr S, Davies medal. • • m • • Lennox Street members meet nt two b'cloclc to-day to elect a cptain. The Footscray Thistle club will...
UNCLEAN YARD [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
UNCLEAN YARD Thomas Hotibs, a resident of David street, . was proceeded against by the Inspector at. Motf day's Footscray Court on a charge of having left his yard iu an un healthy state. Evidence was tendered by As sibtant-Inspector Sutherland that he had found three greyhound dogs in defendant's yard, which was in a very • unclean state. He had previously warned defendant to get rid of the dogs. A fine of 20s was imposed.
THE CRY OF HELP FOR YOUR COUNTRY'S SAKEA PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 3 October 1914
THE CRY OF HELP FOR YOUR COUNTRY'S SAKE A PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. A demonstation and Entertain ment that promises to reach big propositions is to be held on Tues day, October 13th, at St. George's Theatre in aid of the Kitchen fund for providing "our boys'' with the necessary nourishment when fight ing at the front by means of a tra velling cooker, which enables hot drinks and meals to be prepared at an enormous rate per h;ur, which will overcome to a great extent the privations suffered by troops in a country of snow and ice such as our Australians are bound for. The entertainment 'will take the form of pictures, interspersed with various other items by artists with high-class reputations who are kindly offering their services, and in addition 3 valuable prizes are to be drawn for and every ticket pur chased will have a chance in the art union. A strong committee has been formed with the Mayoress (Mrs BeU) president, Mrs R M. I^ane as Secretary, and Mrs Turner $s Treasijrer. and it is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
' The Mayor complained at Mon day^ Council meeting that draught ^horses were grazing in the Maribyr nong reserve, at the foot of the Footscray Hill, and the Inspector's attention was drawn to the matter. . SGOVELL & SPURRING have a magnificent display" of mens .wear- at The .New Corner, Nichol son & Paisley Streets. A. Special' •window dresser'has been employed to dress the windows which are a work of art.r-Advt, " v
LYRIC PICTURES YARRAVILLE HALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
LYRIC PICTURES ■ YARRAVILLE HALL J. • The I/vric pictures at the.Yarra ville hall every Saturday night continue.todraw -well-filled houses, A big star picture is announced for to-night, entitled "Between Man and Beast.'' This truly re markable picture is expected to take the picture loving people by storm, and is described.as the best of its kind produced here. The film depicts sport in the Far East, together with a Thrilling Plot of Interest and Adventure. It is full of Thrills caused by adventures among Wild Beasts, including some 'remarkable scenes , in which Lions, Tigers, etc, are shot under extra ordinary .circumstances. Other interesting pictures will, also be shown-'
SUNSHINE PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
SUNSHINE PATRIOTIC FUND The efforts of the Sunshine Pat riotic Fund com ..ittee to _raise funds are meeting with success considering that many of the resi dents had subscribed before the Sunshine fund was opened. So far. more than twenty pounds has been received details of which will be published later, and more is ex pected to reach tHe treasurer short ly. On Tuesday the 13 the Sun shine Scotch Society are giving a concert in the local Mechanics Hall which promises to be very success ful the whole proceeds to go to the fund and on Saturday the 24th the St Aiban's Branch of the same Soceitv are doing the same. A children's concert at Sunshine will follow shortly.
EGG DAY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
EGG DAY Last Tuesday was observed as Kgg Day ia the ' Metiopolitia l State Schools. Our local schools eclipsed their previous record of 129% doz, by contributing: 139 doz and 5 eggs which have been for warded to the Women's Hospital, and the Williamstoivn Hospital.
MOUNT LYELL PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
MOUNT LYELL PICNIC Owing to the war crisis, the Mount Lvell etnploves will not be holding a bay picnic this year, but so as not to disappoint the public who look forward to this picnic, Mr Martin, the uidefatigible secre tary, was determined that a picnic should be held, and arrangements have accordingly been made for a railway picnic to Mentone. on Saturday, November 21. Tickets adults, 2/- and children, 1/ , may be obtained from the hon. sees or any member of the committee, and the public are notified that only piciic tickets purchased will admit to- the ground. A sports programme is being arranged, and a successful outing should result. _________
MAINTENANCE CASE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 10 October 1914
MAINTENANCE CASE At Monday's sitting of the Foot scray court, Ada Trewin proceeded against her husband, James Trewin j for. the maintenance of herself'and I child. Mr Secomb appeared for complaiiiant, and .Mr Brocket 'for defendant. > By consent, an order was made that, defendant should contribute 15/ a week towards the support of his wife and child, and to find a surety of j£20 for fulfilment of the order, with £2/71 costs.