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SALVATION ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
SALVATION ARMY Now that the 'Army Hall in ' ■y arraville it well lit with electricity the meetings are more enjoyable in every way. Greater interest has been added to the Wednesday night Public Meeting by the ad dition of 4 Lassie Cadets from the Training College, who will conduct the meetings each Wednesday Captain Carver (from Benalla; will visit the local officers next Sunday, and meetings from an' interesting character are assured.
THE TURF. WILLIAMSTOWN RACES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
THE TUKF. WILL1AMST0WN RAuhiS Hundreds of local racing en thusiasts journeyed to the pop ular seaside course at William stown on .blaster Llonday, when an interesting program of six events was set down for decision. Backers fared badly, only one favorite catching tie judgei's eye first. The fovorite for the iii&ster Gup, Hamburg Belle, suliered defeat by a neck, La -George winning. Several horses felj. in the Steeple, which fell to an outsider. Mr 0. I1'. I Urr's arrangements were satis factory.
TO-DAY'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
TO-DAY'S MEETING. ... I bis afternoon, the club will) hold its last meeting for the season ( when a Mixed Stake, of >65, a local stake, and light weight event, will be contested. Coursing starts at two o'clock. * CRICKET. * » » » • • A match between a team chosen from the Footscray and District Churches Association and the V.J.C.A was played 011 Easter Monday, and resulted in an easy win for the latter by 319 runs. The locals were completely over whelmed. The innings of the V.J.C.A- was declared closed with eight wickets down for 358. Wil son blowed best, securing 3 for 56. Copplestone took two for 81, L,. Carlton 2 for 98. The local team I were all dismissed for 39, White 12 and Owens 16 being the only play ers to reach double figures. It is hard to account for the poor 'form shown by the locals. They must have been overawed with the importance of the match. • • • • * ATHLETICS A number of local athletes ran at different sports meetings during the Easter holidays with varying su...
COURSING. YARRAVILLE GREYHOUND CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
COURSING. YARRAVILLE GKEYHOUND — CLUB. - The opening meeting of the newly-formed Yarraville Grey hound Coursing Gluh registered under the N.C.C., will take place on Saturday May 2, at Werribee, when a 16 dog stake, at £2/2/- each, will ,ba compet ed for. In the event of stake over-filling, to be ballotted. YARRAVILLE FOX TERRIER CLUB. About 600 persons attended the meetingon the Yarraville recreation reserve on Good Friday, when the club's ;£l00 stake was run off. Does from all parts of the State competed in the event, and some excellent coursing was wit nessed. The judge (Mr J, Chad wick) gave general satisfaction, and he was called upon to d ecide some close finishes. The arrange ments of Mr_ Andv Siic>:r,r.oT..,Bcai"«:t &lt;ed by Mr Harold Barnes, and com mittee. were all that could be de sired, and the meeting passed off successfulfy, although the Supple mentary stake could not be com pleted owing to the darkness, and had to be divided, in the big stake, the final cou...
YARRAVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
YARRAVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The annual meeting of the con gregation was held on the 29th of March A large congregation as sembled, The minister presided, and dulv constituted the meeting with prayers. The reports and Balance Sheets of all the organisat ions and the congregational balance sheet were received and adopted, The reports showed all the organisations to be flourishing. The Sunday School passed through a good year, though great regret was expressed in the Session report that Mr Connell had resigned dur ing the year. Mr T. K. Maltby succeeds him. ...The report of the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, the Church Choir, the Fellowship Association, the Men's Bible Class, the Young Women's Bible Class, the Christian Endeav our Society; the Sewing comni ttee of the P.W.M.V. and the Junior Cricket Club, showed a year of progress and usefulness all round. Chief interest centred in the report of the Sessions and Board of. Management- The Session report showed that the roll s...
FOOTSCRAY v BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
FOOTSCRAY v BRUNSWICK. This afternoon, Footscray" will play their second match of the season, against Brunswick on the latter's ground, when an interes ting game should result with'Scray as the conquerors. The game will be umpired by Htirley. The team will be chosen from the following : J Craddock (capt), J. Spence, F. Nielsen, T. McClusky, T. Giim shaw.W. Harris, V. Samson, V. Banbury. N. Ford, F. Lawson, A. Clark, R. Cotton, J. Baxter, C. Grierson, Eldridge, H- B.rjese, H Smith. J. I&lt;ever, J. Crouch, W. Holmes, H. Williams. Players are requested to meet at Footscray Station at 1-25 p.m. A special train will leave for Brunswick to-dav as follows: West Footscray 1.46, Middle Footscray, 1.49, Footscray, 1-52.
FOOTBALL SEASON OPENS. FOOTSCRAY START WELL. BRIGHTON VANQUISHED. LAST YEAR'S PENNANT UNFURLED. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
FOOTBALL! NOTES BY "AL1X". SEASON OPENS. FOOTSCRAY START WELL. BRIGHTON VANQUISHED, fl • • t « LAST YEAR'S PENNANT UNFURLED. ( The football 'season opened | on Easter Monday, Bome weeks earlier than last season, when the round of matches previous j ly fixed for Eight Hour's Day were played, Footscray's open, ing hxture was against Brigh ton, an improved team since last year, but nevertheless no match for the doughty tricol ors. Footscray have been sin gularly fortunate being able to retain all their old players, and consequently it will be a djiijicult mattef«rio find many new men who are m training. Monday's match de monstrated fully that the old 'uns still retain all their dash and skill, and 'Scray again give promise of proving, a hard nut (or team) to crack. It will be no easy task for opposing teams to successfully come out of their engagements with the Footscray men this season. The western reser.ve is ratheif hard for football just yet, and a good downpour of rain is required...
Presentations To Mr and Mrs Beck [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 April 1914
Presentations To Mr and Mrs Beck A most enthusiastic gathering of ladies and gentleman assembled at the Rechabite hall last Saturday evening to bid "Bon Voyage'- to Mr and Mrs T. Beck who are leav ing for a trip to England to visit their Native town and to see the sights of the Homeland. The social games were entered into very heart ily, and the gathering was presided over^by Mr W• H. Coleman. The supper was tastefully set out and Mr J. Webb proposed the Toast of the evening, and stated that Mr and Mrs Beck had lived in Yarra ville many years and had gained the respect and esteem of all. Mr J • Harper and Mr E, Hooke also supported the Toast. Mr Coleman then presented Mr and Mrs Beck with a handsome Travelling Rug (subscribed by their many friends,) as a mark of esteem acd wished them a most pleasant and enjoyable trip, and a safe return to good old Yarraville. Mr Beck suitably re sponded and thanked all for their kindness and good wishes to Mrs Beck and himself, and said he would n...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLES. YARRAVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
RAILWAY ^TIME-TABLES. YAHRA.VI1 ' WEEK DA Yd (Saturday excepted) —6.23 a.m., 6.16, 6.43. 6.54, 7-1. 7.13, 7.25, 7.81#, 7.41, 7.49, 7.56, 8.8, 8.15a, 8.19, 8.85, 9, 9.81, 9.41 9.57, 10.38, 10.53, 11.35, 12.3 p.m. 13.26, 12.59, 8.21, 1.40, 1.521 2.9, 2.28, 2.44, 8.8, 8.26, 8.47, 4.8 4.85 4.57a, 5.5, 5.24, 5.28, 5.46, 5.54, 6.6, 6.14, 6.29, 6.41, 6.57, 7.10, 7. 26, 7.88, 7.48, 8.8, 8.29, 8.58, 9.24, 10.2, 10.82, 10.53, 11.8f 11,29, 11.54, 12.20. SATURDAYS u uaual to 10.52, then 11.34, 11.57, 12.1, 12.15, 12. 19a, 12.26, 12.89, 1.5, 1.14, 1.37, I.44, 2.7, 2.11, 2.24, 2.81, 2.59, 3.18, 8.44*. 8.47, 4.4, 4.86, 5.5, 5.25r, 5.46, 6.5, 6.29, 6.47, 7.8*, 7.10, 7.25, 7.82, 8.8i 8.27, 8.58, 9.24, 10.2, a0.32, 10.52, 11.8, 11.2ft II.31, 11.40, 11.54, 12.8, 12.20, 1.14*. SUNDAYS—9.88, 9.54, 12.54, I 1.40, 1.50, 2.8, 2.20, 2.33, 2.49, 3.17, 3.43, 8.59, 4-16, _4.50, 5.17, 5.47, 6.17, 6.47, 7.1, 7.19, 7.47, 8.16, 8.47. 9.16, 9.24, 9.82 9.40, 10, 10.20, 10.35, 10.46. * Werribee trains to Spencer stre...
(All Rights Reserved.) ESTRANGED or the LOST HEIRESS of the CHAMPNEYS. PART 10. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
A Fascinating Romance, By the Author of "The Hampton' Mystery," "'Sir Peter EJdon. &c. PART 10. He was just in time for the up express, and was soon whirling over the rails on his journey. It was early afternoon when he reached London. Ascertaining that he could just catch a train for Norwich, he took a cab and proceeded to Liverpool street-station, instead of going to his chambers. •• He was fortunate in catching the train) and was soon again proceeding swiftly on his way. It was late when lie arrived in Norwich, and he drove to an hotel, where he quartered himself for the night. It may be imaginsd that he slept little, and that his thoughts, while awake, were not pleasant. They roved from Dora, whom he loved, to Lady Champney, whom he hated—not because she had wronged hi'm, but because, as he expressed it, she stood in his way. Ho heaped impreca tions upon the hca&lt;} of Lord Cliamp ney, cursed his own folly in having left his lordship to himself so much of late,"...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
ARE Y0U PREPARED FQR WINTER? ' "\TOW the cold weather is coming on you will be in need of something warmer to wear ; so come now because we can supply ycm no mat ter what you may need. We have a-stock of new winter goods that will please "all". The goods that we are offering for the cold season, are of good pattern, warm and above all are of . good strong wearing materials. :: WINTER DRAPERY is now on our shelves ready I for your winter shopping, in good lines of warm woollen singlets, with short or long sleeves, women's fleece lined underwear, and a special .line of warm blouses, just the thing for home wear. :: :: MEN'S WINTER WEAR consists of: warm I flannel shirts, woollen singlets, and underpants, of the finest manufacture. For good value, in all lines of wearinc apparel, come right now to— G. Woods Draper and Mercer, 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville. SPECIAL NOTICE. r Autumn Millinery Novel, Refined, Exclusive AT FORGE'S Dame Fashion's fina' word in Autumn Millinery is most char...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
Before purchasing boots and. shoes inspect STEELS Bool Emporium. ] opposite the James Cuming Institute Yarraville. All leading manufact urers, Marshall, Goochvear, Stafford, | Etna and others, in great variety. ' Price, tha lowest, quality, the best. Established 88 "ears. You may go further and tai 'or*#.—ad^t I j
Maintenance Case. Husband's Delusions [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
Maintenance Case. Husband's Delusions Cn Thursday, at the Footscray CouV , the adjourned nmintenance case against Alfred Duncan was heard. Mr Brocket, for the defence, saH 111 t the wife and family had turned Dut'cnn adrift now saying he was mentally afflic ted. Sergeant Wright, called as a witness for the prosecution, said that he had 1 often been called to Duncan's hous i» l onseque- ce of irOui>le. On one &lt;>cc sion a young girl came to the police siati-n in her night attire and nude a comprint against t er father. Mr Secomb (for complainant! Did Duncan tell you he_ could trace police men's footstep* t'> his house? Witness • Yes, he said we were after his wife. (Laughter.) I Mr Brocket Did you find anything very serious when you went lo the house?—Only a little row. Duncan wa> an eccentric sort of man, and used to fay his wife was not true to him. Dr Lane s'ated thnt Duncan was in the Receiving home 14 months ago. Duncan was a mono-maniac. Duncan was ordered...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
■%■ RIFLE NOTES. St %-&&$>&lt;$>&lt;$&lt;$> &lt;$x$x$&lt;$x&&$> &lt;$x$^«$xSx^h Footseray's Club shoot last Saturday was fourteen shots at 600 yards, for the 5th stage of the B. C. Skidmore Shield and V\Il.A. and 21 Union Me dals. Although the weather at times looked very threatening, it was favor able^ for shooting, and some good semes li-oro put up, tho best being— J. 1ST. McDonald, R. Hagan, G. Mc Donald. 67, 3, 70; J. McKenry, T. Mastertoun, C. Henderson, 65, 5, 70; A. Pelton, 61, 9, 70; 'W. Jackson, 57, 13, 70; C. Upton, 64, 5, 69; A. J. McDonald, 64, 5, 69; J. Joint, 60, 9, 69; R. McKenry, 02, 6, 68; J. Crop ley, 61, 7, 68; J. Berlowitz, 59, 9, 68; Dug. Fraser, 56, 12, 68; J. Master toun, 62, 5, G7; Nor. McDonald, 62, 5, 67; A. Robinson, 56, 11, 67; W. Stevenson, 58, 8, 66; D. Robinson, 51, 15, 66; C. Smith, 55, 9, 64; C. Moore, 50, 11, 61: A. Macaulay, 55, 5, 60. Tho log-in for tho Mau...
PRIVATE HOSPITALS COUNCILLOR'S COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914
PRIVATE HOSPITALS COUNCILLOR'S COMPLAINT. An application for registration of certain premises as a private hospital led to a discussion at Monday night's meeting: of the Fi'Otscray Council. Cr Shillabeer said he would like to know the number of private Hospitals in Fontscray. He thought the district would soon he over run with them. Before the council registered any more, it should make searching inquiry. A number of the private hospitals.were not suit able for the purpose Cr Johnson said he was astonis htd to hear the remarks ' of Cr Shillabeer. Each application was referred to the healtli*officer and inspector, and thev reported favor ably before any private hospital was registered. In the face of that, Cr Shillabeer said that he knew of places which were not suitable. He (Cr Johnson) would like Cr Shillabeer to name one. Cr Jenkins—Cr Shillabeer is practically censuring the health officer. Cr Shillabeer—I am not censur ing anyone. I do not know what the officers' powers are. I sa...