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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
f it. a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you ar looking for, Gall at SWANN'S Corneroo 'SHOE STORES. NICI-OLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Serve you Well. And at Swan Street, Richmond i 60 Pucklo'Street, Moonee Ponds; 879 Sydney Road, Brunswick. Seasonable Goods At - PUNSHON'S Sulphate of Soda. - - . . 6d bottle New Dates (fine sample) - - - 3ad lb Prunes ..- .... . . gd lb Dried Apricots . . . . - 6d.and a/ lb Loose Saline Powder,. - ".. . 4025 3d , Packets "Punehons" S R. - - - alba for 414d Snow White Washing Solution - 6d bottle Greasolvent, for dirty hands - . Od tin A fine display in our windows and our show oases of articles suitable for Wedding Presents, Gall in and see them. PUNSHON S Telephone 440o. 143 Nicholson Street Footscray 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 Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. His Address 1is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (I xt Footscr...
WINDSOR MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
WINDSOR MAGAZINE. Quite the best of good company for travel or leisure hours, by countryside or sea, is provided in the brilliantly varied September number of the Wind sor Magaztne, which contains even more features of interest and importance than usual, being packed with notable stories by famous novelists and artic.es of the utmost variety, value and enter tainment. Complete within the one number appears the new romantic story from diplomatic life by Justus Miles Forman, which is one of the most pic turesaue stories that even that vivid novelist has yet written. Fred M. White contributes a powerful plot from gipsy life. In lighter vein, will be tound the new comedy from the witty pen of Dornford Yated. Other clever authors contribute complete stories, ranging from grave to gay. and a further Instalment of Sir H. Rider Hag gard's fascinating romance of African adventure, '"The Holy Flower," carries the story on. Prominent among the articles is one full of valuable sugges tions, as ...
NO JURISDICTION. MAINTENANCE CASE FAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
NO JURISSDICTION. MAINTENANCE CASE FAILS, At Monday's court, Victoria Ed wards sued her husband, Arthur Charles Edwards, of Tasmania, for maintenance. Mr Secomb appeared for complainant, and Mr. McConkey stated that he appeared under protest for . PYI~lq.nI r voknt-' c . case was before the court on 6th August, when on the technical ob. jection that the court had no juris diction, the case was dismissed. Complainant stated that she was married on May 26th, 1883, and there were three children. The first separ ation was about 14 years ago. Her husband never allowed her much money and wvas never happy unless the house was mortgaged two or three times. She could get food but not clothes. Her husband used to stay out till two in the morning; did not speak to her for two or three weeks at a time, and finally came with a dray and took the furniture away. They were separated for four months during which time he allowed her £5 per month. He then came back and stayed fifteen months, after whi...
West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
Wcsf Footscray Line. West Footscrnay to Melbourne,.(Spencer St Wree dys: 636-74-7 37-7 46-8 to 8 3o-9 35-10 12-I1 12- 12 10o 1239 S0o-2a '7-3 9-3 54-4 42-5 38-5 44 -6 18-6 53-7 4o-8 42- 9 59-1! 2! 12 18 Saturday's-6 36-7 9-7 37-7 46-8 to -8 30-9 s5-1o 12-12 17- 12 13-1232 . m I 30- 2 17 - 3 11-3 54-4 42-5 37 6 52- 8 42- 959-l1 17- 12 38 Sundays (to Flinders street)-2o 3-2 2 -3 56-6 25-9 9-1o 28 Me bourne (i enorer bSI) W. Frolscray, Week n ys- 5 36-6 2- 7 8 a Footscray only. 7 6-7 12-7 30 8 40o-9 o-10o33 II 38-11 43- 12 35 p.m.-I 37-2 15 2 43-3 38-3 53-4 11-4 16-5 26-5 53 6 38-735- 92 18-1022-11340 *a urd, - 5 36-6 2 7 8 from FootEcray only-7 6-7 12-7 to-840-9 o-1o 33 rI 15-11 36-12 40 pm.-a 32-1 53 3 33-4 3-4 52-5 50-7 35-9 18 -10 38-1I 4£
Melbourne to Sunshine. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
Melbourne to sunshine, Spencer Street to Sonshine (week days 5 36-6 2-76 and7 12 not stopping at Footscray-7 8 (fr. m Footscray only) -7 30 8 40-9 to 33 -II 38-It 48 -12 35-1 37- 2 15-2 43-3 38-3 53 -4 11-4 56-5 26-5 53-6 38-7 35 -g t8-1o 22-It 40. Saturdays- Same as week days till to 33 It 15-II 36--t2 40-t 32-1 53 3 33-4 3-4 52-5 50-7 35-9 18 10o 38-11 41. Sundays - Flinders st, to Sunshine 9 lo-12 40-3 5-5 23-8 26-9 36. Leave Footscray 14 minutes later.
"SPARKS." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
"SPARKS." Send-off. Company E. entertained. Footecray's patriotic fervor. Braybrook council meets on Monday next. See Hesse Bros. for furniture bar. gains.-Ady. At Thursday's court Fred Victor White was fined 10/- for failing to have his child vaccinated. Avoca and Fehon streets, stated to be in need of repair work, are to be at tended to. At this period last year the Footscray council was £430/8/7 in credit. This year it is £163.s8/18/4 in debit. FEDERAL IJALL to let for concerts dances, meetings, oto Apply to the 'arotaker.-Adv. To-night there will be an entire change of programme at the Trocadero as published in our adverti ing columns At the request of Cr. Pearce the coun cil instructed the engineer to have a crossing placed at Warleigh street, West Flootseray. Practice wickets will be available to day at Footscray Cricket Ground. All old players and local juniors are asked to attend. Lieut-Colonial J. W. B. Field, V.D., 66th (Mount Alexander) Infantry, has been appointed major ...
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melb. & Lon. CHAPTER XXV. (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
"THE PITFALL." By SIR WILLIAM MAONAY. Bart, Author of The .Mastcr Spirit," "The Rlied Chancellor," "A Prince of Lovers," ete, Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Moelb,. & Lon. CHAPTER XXV. (Continued ) Tilghman bowed, as accepting the statement for what it was worth, and de Gastard continued, slnpeakling with fluency and an easy handling of his subject: "\Vell, the unfortunate Itassim was no more. Regrets were useless. Still, without anticipating any ofilcial In' quiry, I felt I owed it to thle memory of a charming companion to try to find out the cause and authort. of his death." "I hope you have succeeded," 'rlTilgh man observed coldly. ''The Baron made a forward move mlnt of the head. "Tlhere may Ie a cliic, nt. least to the motive. Lect toe tell you. There wns no one at the cave whomi I could qucstion. So I miade my way across to thle village, and there souglht out a man namted Ohalaraklti, whom I guessed to Ibeo the leader of the kidnappilng ga...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
WISE AND OTHERWISE. * "I've just been having a tussle with the dentist." ''Ah! Who came off best?"" "Oh-er-it was a draw." Penheck: "Doctor, I have a most obstinatec cold." Doctor -'(writing prescription): "And how's jour wife?" "Just the same." The Tailor: "I can't make you an other suit until you pay for the last." The Customer: "Great Scott I I can't wait that long." Sunday School Superintendent: "El sie, can you tell me anything about epistles?" Little Elsic: "I guess they were the wives of the apostles." * * * * Customer.-Are you sure this is real Ceylon tea? Well-informed Young Assistant.-Certainly, sir. 1\r. Cey lon's name is on every package." * * * Gertie.-I want to give my sweet. you suggest something? Arabel. Well, you might tell him your age. ++r+ Church.-Tell me what you ea and PI'11 tell you what you are. Gotharn. -Well, I eat hash at Nixum's restau rant. Church-Then you're a fool! "Post committed suicide because he was overworked." "Pooh! He could not have been so ver...
SOLDIERS' COMFORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
SOLDIERS' COMFORTS. ----4-- During the week the Fooltstray Iadles' Patriotic Working Party tdes patiniched its consiginment. of comforts for the troops. It iaclutde'I 135 shirts, 124 cholera hel's, 255 under gIrmIents, 87 nardi gall tackets, 100 kit Iags, 03 under shirts, 1) knitted belt-, 20 washers, 21 handages, 5O nilhtingalea, u1 nightshirts, 20.1 little bags, 210 haml kerchiefs, 72 pillow slips, 18 ten tags. 11t1 pairs socks, 02 assor'ted bags, and a quantityt of olther useCful articles, IIn whicli were numblered 600 safety p11ins. The adles' paril, which haa shown macli comnleilndabtle en thutsiasam, and lhas workted very hard. will cnrry over a coansiderIble suen as a start for a furlther leffort shouldt another contingent he formed to go to the assistance of the Empire.
THISTLE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
THISTLE CONA'ERT. 'The Footscray Scottlch Thistle Club tenldered a comnplimentary soc~al and dance in St. John's Hall on WVedl nesdtty evening of Inast week to ten members, who are preparing for the front at tIhe 1lrodtdmeadows enmjlp, tnder Colonel Wanlls, or thie Scot tish Regiment, viz., D. M1'Donald, A. l'Donnald, A. Stiltlh, J. Scott, A. Stephens, C. MPKny, o. CaLrter, D. Mount, W. G. Mallock and B. Gor rlige. During Ithe interval, Presldenit Iro. Storle presented eanch of the ten with a New Testament and a wanrm klltted scarf, the hnndlwork of Mias Walker. dautgllter of Vice-President Walker. Thie P'resident addressed a few kIndly words of nadvice to each ot' the recpIentsi, anid they all feel Iigly thlanuked nienmbers of thle club for their klndness andt goodt wishes. eItroeshnmnuts were handed round, and several aorngs were rendered bIetween the dances. Bro. Sherwin was MI.C., and his lahand supplied the ntuslc. Pipe music was supplled by Bris. M1'Donnld, sent., M'Donnld, jl...
A PASSENGER'S FOLLY. FEW DRINKS BRING TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
A PASSEAUER'S FOLLY. 1I'a\ DitINKS BINtlllNG TIROUBLE. At '.t'ursday's court, at middle-aged man namiei!d Itigby Stewiart, of \\'er rlibc, wtan cliharged- with takling a seat inI it 'ailway' carriage without a ticket ;and with le aving a carriage at otheir tan tihe platform side on July Mr. tiurnotn, who pronecuted, isaid it was I verCy lald case, at, defen dalnt had not only travelled without a ticket. .but lhad got out on the op posite aide to the platform and lef't the door open. Only recent ly a girl hdh hid I 1ha1d cUt clean off by an open door on the pit side, while another personl was killed in the samnne way. SIewari'a defenlce was that hle ha11:d a1 return ticket to Wrribhee. The day was cold, and lie had a few drinklts; missed the 7 p.m. train to Werribee, and a porter advined 1111i to go to Newport, and lie mlighlt get takenu on in a goods train. Itoe thlought Sed 1don was Newport, and in getting out; mistook thIe platlform aide. IHe left his hag nilld overcolt in thel Ir...
IDENTIFICATION WEAK. RIGHT NUMBER—WRONG MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
IDENTIFICATION WEAK. ilIlIT NUM IIETi-WitONG MAN. At Ilit local court on TIlIttasday, Jolihi Ttontac Denntia (Ope was cha rged witi h dclriing a motor-carit In Nicholson-street t l on Anigust 22 without having his re'ar light hntrning. Cointables II. J. Catrey and Wiml. J. llrowita stated that whttle o00 dutyy in Nichlolson-street at 7.10 pnt. on .\lugust. 22, car numttber 11808H tased withouto. a rear light. 'Th'lecy saw the nniber pinlitly as tihe car was going paist tIle electric light, in a tottltherly dlirect ion. On tIhh register, crl 14809 hclonged to tlefendant. Defendcit ut, who denied the clhrtige, dcsiteihed llis utovementa on the Sun day itn t etioti. Tie went to Doeair Marchl, and tput In let.ters f'rom n hotel proprietor nI WititItaecn, who stated that defendantt had spout the night at his hotel iin that town. Mr. W. MKitchell, J.T..: There is 'a idoul it aometwhere; three policemen hive st'or'n to thie number. Mr. TI. E. Caidtecott, J.1'.: It looks nn if *ao tto'tly I...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
)RIOKET. The Annual Meeting of the Footaeray and Williamstown District Junior Cricket Association will be held at Ben. White's, 10 Buckley street, Footacray on Wednesday eveningnext, Sept. 16th at-8 p.m. Clubs wishing to enter com petition are requested to send a delegate or commuuicate with the Hon. Sec. J. K. Duncan at the above address. Ad.
HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
IIARRIER,. The Footscray Harriers held a four mile road race on the Geelong road on Saturday last in the presence of a fair number of spectators. There was 17 starters and the winner's actual time was 23min. 57secs. Following are the placed men and their handicaps: 1, D. Daley; 2min. 45secs.; 2, R. McCor mack, 3min. 80secs; 3, I. Dee, 4min. 15 sees.
SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
SOCCER. Northumberland and Durham last Satur day visited Yarraville to play the local team. Yarraville wanttd two points to keep them in the running for the premier ship. Points were also still valuable to N. and D., and a good, keen game was expected. A ttrong cross wind spoiled the game, but, nevertheless, much pretty play was seen. N. and D. kicked off, and play continued fairly even from the start. Corby on C. \Veston found himself past the Yarraville backs, ball at toe, but with them in close attendance he shot over. First goal came to Yarraville in a rather lucky manner. Hewing and Robison got, to the ball at the same mionment and the former look the ball on tihe rebound and netted. Soon after, Grey scored Yarraville's second with a header trout close in. Then O. Weston dribbled up to the Yarraville goal and transferred to Lay cock who scored with a shot well out of -hamilton's reach. After change of ends Yarraville tried hard to increase their lead, Dowker being very tine in ...
FOOTSCRAY LABOR PARTY HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
FOOTSCRA Y Li RlOl PARTY IIALF-YEARLY MEETING. The half-yearly moeeting of the [oot-cray branch of the Political Lbohr Council of Victoria wans held on Tuesday night in the Royal Hall, and there was a large attendance. The election of officers for the next six months wvas the prilncipal busines. Keen Inlterest was taken in the bal lots,antd every office was contested. The ballots were by preferential vot log, andt resulted in the following being elected:-President, Mr. II Quinn; vice-presldents, Mr. H. Collard and 3Mr.. D. Griffiths; secretary, MIr. Win. D. Studt; nssistant secretary, M1r. L. Kelly; treasurer, Mr. H. Arm strong; committnee, Messrs. J. Martin, H. Ford and 1V. Ilnyhow; anuditor, Mrs. Ml. Fitzpatrick and Mr. F. J. Greeolnhnalgh; press correspondent, Mr. Ii. .t. Collard.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
HORTI(CULTURAL SOG'ETY The September meeting of the above was held at the Masonic Hall Leeds street on Tuesday last. There was a fair attendance of members, Mr F. G. Cormack (vice-president) in the chair. The Secretary read a paper on "Seasonable Work in the Garden" and also gave a practical demonstration of sowing seeds and various methods of propagation, which was the means of causing a good deal of discussion. He was accorded the usual vote of thanks on the motion of Mr Burnett, seconded by Mr Elsum and suitably responded. Mr E. T. Hooper was unanimously elected a life member of the society. At the invitation of Mr J. Cronin of the Botanical Gardens, the society will pay a visit to the gardens on Saturday October 3rd. A fine display of cut flowers and pot plants was made by the following: Mrs Gow, pot plant(Hwemanthus); Mrs Wright, vase of antirrhinums, polyan thus and carnations; Miss Meikle, pot of cyclamen; Mrs Young, cineraria, iris fimbriata, and bowl of lilies; F. G. Cor ma...
SUNSHINE SCOTTISH SOCIETY. CONCERT AT ST. ALBANS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
SUNSHINE SCOTTISH SOCIETY. CONCEltr AT ST. ALBANS. In order to widen its circle of socinl influence, the Sunsh no Scottish Society lheld its Sepltember concert and deuce at St. Albans on Tuesday rlevening, and that the innovation w(th appreciated was indicated by the largo audience-lan audilence which distributled its applause unsparingly: was quick to recognise the excellence of the numbers submitted, and ap peared to enjoy the proceedings im mensely. President Cr. A. Robin son was in command, and tile fol' lowing programme wns negotiated: Song, "There's a Wee Bit Land," Miss Minnie Paton; song, Mr. Bert ieorniie; dance, Fling, Miss Seargeant; soing, "Scotland Yet," Mr. VWm. ihoberts; song (comic), Mr. Bert Dnre; selection by Plpers; song, "lie have Yesel Before Folk,"' Miss Minnie Patlon; dance (swords), Miss Seargeant; duet, " Hunting T'ower," Miss Minnie Paton and MIr. Win. Robert'; song, Mr. Frank Dnre; solng, "'The'lcre Grows a Bonnie Briar Bush,"' Mr. W. Roberts; entertnainme...
EXPLANATION WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 September 1914
EXPLANATION WANTED. "Oh, are you Mrs. Blizzer?" asks the vivacious and beautiful woman, on being introduced to her. "I have often met your husband. I must congratu late you. He is always such a happy looking man. I have noticed that par. ticularly every time he has chatted with me." That evening Mrs. Blizzer says calm. ly but sternly to her husband: "Will you be so good as to tell me what makes you look happy when you are talking to other women ?" Master: "Why were you so late for ;arly school, Wright?" Wright: 'Please, sir, I must have overwashed myself."