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FOOTSCRAY PARK COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

FOOTSCRAY PARK COMMITTEE I The annual, meeting of the | above was held at the town hall on Thursday evening. " The report submitted by the secretary, Mr H Miehell, n;is as follows: — "The opportunity again presents itself to examine the work done by the above committee and to note what measure of progress has been achieved in transforming the rocky and barren area formerly known as the Footscray Hill into a park worthy of our district and our peo ple. For a little over two years the committee has been in existence.. During that time until the end of the yea? under review, it has spent .£409/13/1 and for this—a trifling sum considering the magnitude of the work to be done, - we can fair ly claim that splendid results have been attained. Onr first object was to plant much needed trees iu or ■fler that they might be growing pending the time when the dis trict can afford to spend large sums on improvements. Therefore near ly 1500 specially selected trees and shrubs have been put in;Seat...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
HEALTH COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

health committee Dr Webb, health officer, repor ted regarding the proposal by the South Melbourne Council that the Infectious Diseases' Hospital should provide accomodation for measles- He said that such cases could be better treated in a pro perly isolated hospital, and con • sidered the proposal should be adopted. He objected to the cases being treated on Coode Inland. The Inspector, Mr Whitehead, reported that a certain shopkeeper was leaving obstructions on the footpath- He thought it was a matter more for the police to deal" with.—Cr Pearce: We do not want the street made into aPaddy's market-—It was decided to bring the matter under the notice of the police. The Mayor complained of travelling sheep through the streets on Sunday morning.—It- was re solved that the Inspector be in structed to take action.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL I The cornmittee meetings of the Footscray Council were held last Monday evening:, when the follow ing councillors were- in atten dance :—Crs Bell (mayor), Drew, Harris, Johnson, McDonald* Shilla beer and Pearce. Someconsideiable tiuie was spent in legislative com mittee and it was twenty minutes to" nine before ihe council meeting commenced The sitting was much more lengthy than of late, and s'everal discussions arose, which are reported elsewhere.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
GENERAL BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

GENERAL .BUSINESS ICr Harfjs said' he ha(3 moved some time ago that the gardener spend one day a week in attending ! to the Napier street gardens. That j had not been given effect to. The gardens needed attention at once, or they would go to rack and ruin —To receive attention. . Cr Pearce referred to the pur chasing of land at the corner of Charles and Albert streets, so as to improve the latter street, and moved that" negotiations be entered i- !".. - Carried. A discussion arose out of the administration of the Builditg Regulations. The Mayor said builders hardly knew what to do regarding one of the clauses- Some did one thing, and some another. They should have a fair under standing.—The Surveyor said that providing the .checking was pro perly done-he would pass it. It was decided to consider the proposed bv-law re distribution of handbills that night fortnight, and that those who protested against the introduction of the bylaw be so notified Cr McDonald brought forward the matte...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Cr Pearce occupied the chair, and the following correspondence was received and dealt with:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Cr Fearce occupied the chair, and the following correspondence was received and dealt with :— Froi/i Footscray Combined Un ions offering 1 '6 per night for use of Cycling Club Hall, Hail, Buck ley street. —Cr Johnson said he must object to the princely amount that was offered.—Union to be notified that the hall was fully en gaged. Melbourne Harbor Trust Com missioners stated that Maribyrnong, street is presumed to be excluded from the Trust territory in terms of Act No. 1119.—Referred to town clerk. .Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works stated that sub division of lands in Seddon, Web ster and Hamilton streets, is satis factory so far as sewerage purposes are concerned.—Cr Pearce said this sub-division was a disgrace. Many of the dwellings had been built before permission was asked. —Cr McDonald : That is-a scanda lous shame. —Cr Pearcp said,.he hoped the Council would go to ' its extreme limit to prohibit it.—Sur veyor to report. T. H. Launder desired pi...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

FINANCE .COMMITTEE Cr Harris presided over the above committee, and the trea surer's report was read. This showed that the receipts for the past fortnight totalled _£]62/ll/8, and the Council had a debit bal ance of .£102/3/5, but after passing accounts totalling .£2,249/5/1, the debit was increased to .£2.351/8/6, which is .£i91/5/4 more than at this period last year. The town clerk submitted a financial statement of the Council's -position up till 31:/5/i915, wttefihe estimated the debit balance would be over .£13,000.—Cr Pearce said an effort should be made to get some of the rates in earlier.—Cr McDonald : We can take the mat ter into consideration when we strike the rate. — Cr Shillabeer thought the Council should im pose a sewerage rate on those pro perties which were not sewered. At present, unsewered properties pair) nothing for sewage. He thought it was time some action was taken. It was agreed that the two youths employed in the gardens be granted increases in wages in Dec...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
"A FRIENDLY FEELING." [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

"A FRIENDLY FEELING." "I saw the two defendants en gaged in a stand up fight at 7 o'clock last Sunday morning" was Constable Hennessy's evidence at Mon lay's Court against Daniel Gordon and William J. O'Connor. "When I asked tbeiti what they were fighting for. they said there was an old friendly feeling .be tween the two of I hem." added the constable. Gordon- We lost our heads for the moment. Constable Hennessy said that the defendant's were well-known and resppcted, Gordon—My grandfather _ was the first president of the Council. Defendants were discharged on each contributing. 10/6 1 to the poor-box.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CONCERT AND OPERETTA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

CONCERT AND OPERETTA On Wednesday evening last, scholars of the Yarraville Presbv terian Sundav school held a very successful concert > in aid of the Sunday school. Much preparation had been made for the performance, which took the form of^au operetta entitled "Holiday Concert " A large number of scholars took part in this item and the way thev pourtrayed their respective parts spoke volumes in praise of the teachers, who took so much pains to train them. Another item worthy~of special mention was a dialogue entitled "Aunt Saniima," ir, which the following took the parts:— Mrs-Smart." Miss Mary Styles ; . !'Mr Jack Smart," James Duusiuore; "Maid," Miss M. Scott: Aunt Samiraa,''' Miss F. McDonald; "Maid." Mi.ss I. Campbell ; "Cabby," G. McDon ald ; Minister, L,. Crow. This dialogue deoicting the life of a nephew who married Against the wishes of his aunt, was performed in_a manner that would be ot no discredit to much more experienced performers. The following items werealso well ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
DEBT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

DEBT GASES. - Orders were obtained in the fol lowing debt cases at Monday's Footscray Court:—G. Woods v. A. Middleton, ,£l/ll/lO, with 15/6 costs; v. A. Doyle. 10/6, with 12/6 costs ; J. Warn v. J. H. Grealy, £7, with 20/6 costs ; W. H. Birch v. J. Kealy. £5 with 10s costs; v. R. J. Cowley- .^6, with 13s cists, H. Malouf v. C. Nichol son, £l/l7/2, with 10a costs, Gib bins and Co, v J. M. Kennedy, {■. 4 with £.2/16/6 costs ; Footscray Garage Co v J. E. Baxter £7/13/6, wi'li 20/6 costs v H. R. Home,' .£43/18/- with -£"4/4/- costs.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

OBITUARY Mr James Stark, 74 veTs of age, a resfdent of this district for a number of years, passed away on Saturday evening last at the Mel bourne Hospital after a short ill ness. Mr Stark had lived with Mr E. Hatch, a resident of Charles street, Footscray, for over twentj two years. The late Mr Stark came to Australia from Glasgow 46 years age.. On Monday last he was seized . with a paralytic • stroke.- and :Dr, Downing advised his removal to the Melbourne Hospital, tvhere he died as stated. Deceased has no riilati'-es in Australia, but leaves a sister and brother in Glasgow. The funeral took place at the Footscray Cemetery last Monday afternoon. Rev J. T. Baglin read the burial service, a;;d the funeral arrange ments were carried out by Mr W. A. Warne. —

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

ATHLETICS It is with pleasure we review the success of Mr !'Ted" Drayton, a prominent member of the Footseray. Harriers, in the recent" 25 miles Walking race- The event was conducted on the Kichtnond race course, and such uoted performers as W. Murray and W. Pitt took part. The former,walker broke the Australian record for the dis tance, and cur local performer a'so accomplished the same performance Right from the start 'Ted' walked splendidly and going well through out finished second to W. Murray , and with a handicap of 12-minutes, easily came , first in the "sealed" handicap. The success of our local man is very gratifying -considering the splendid performers he com peted against. It is our earnest wish that "Ted" will still win more laurels for himself and the Footscray Harriers. At Monday's Court, the follow ing parents were each fined 10/ for failing1 to have their children vaccinated :—-Fred Hobbs, A. M. Arigliss, A. W. Burns, and J. ,H. Williams. Money to Lend on Deeds, Lif...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

RIFLE NOTES. 1 lie Foot-cray City Rifle Club shoot last Saurday was at 2f 0 3''0 yds. There was n gO''d mu-ter of new members, ard the shooting was good. R. McDonald put up 47 out of a possible SO nt 200 vds. There will be 110 stooting to-day owirg to the parage. Members will meet at North Williarnstown station at 2.50. A band will be in attendance.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

If you don't get the best o( beer Beer wiU get the beet of you. You can obtain the best of beer at the YARRAVILIJ5 HOTEL, Ballarat st The best of Beer that is brewed is or draught. Wines, Spirits, and Cigars. Also Porter on draught : Phona—Footscray 12, 3f. J. BER | LOWITZ, PrtprtHor—Advt.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE LUCILLE LOVE (Further Series). [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

1ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE LUCILLE LOVE (Further Series). St. George's theatre announces tho the third series of Lucille Love, Tho Girl of Mystery, which, in addition to being the longest story ever film ed. promises to eclipse all orhers for public interest. This series deals with Luc lie Love's life on a, gouth sea island, which is inhabited by cannibals and wi/d animals and thro her wonderful subtlety she escapes otherwise certain death. Paul Loub eque is also followed in ronnection with the story, and adds still more tk'vilr}< to his fast growing list. Hearts and Swords, featuring Ford Sterling, and a War Guzette will bo shown amongst others. On Monday, in addition io Lucille Love "In thd Days of Trofalger'' a 3 reel romance will be shown, during'the screen ng of which Mr H. E. Hooke has been ■specially engaged to sing, ''Tho Death of Nelson". " England's cail to Arms" in which the bull-dog smashed • through! Germany-with many additional features and the latest war garotte...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. A patriotic entertainment in aid of the travelling kitchen fund (organised by Mrs R. M. Lane, in conjunction with the Mayoress) drew a crowded audience to the Barkly Theatre, Footscray, last Wednesday evening. Among those present were the Russian "Consul General, and the Mayor rand 'Mayoress. The Mayor (Cr Bell) introduced the Consul to the vast -assemblage. An interesting and varied program was submitted. In addition to the moving pictures, items were given by Baby Mitchell the Komedy Karnos, Mr H. Ing ham, .Tessie Dunn, Dudley J Turley, Marcelle and Fallon; and Lieut. StofE, the Army ventrilo quist. During the interval, the Russian Consul was entertained by the Committee. The Mayor proposed the health of the distinguished visitor. In responding, the Consul said, "Just over 100 years ago, a flag went up off Trafalgar, "Eng land expects every man to do his duty." Today there is no such signal. Ihere is no need -for it. Every woman and child knows that every ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ROWING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

ROWING NOTES The fol'owing crews will represent the Footscray City Rowing Club at the Hen ley Regatta this afternoon.- Maiden four. W. Fawcett, stroke, J. A. Jonson, 3, J. Johnstone, 2, J, Doiiohue. bow, B. Manning, cox. Grand Challenge Cup for Eights, M. Moran, stroke G. Smith, 7, O. Taylor, 6, E. Loui* 5, P, Newman 4, T. Gipton, 3. P. Cram, 2, H. Shaw, bow. G. Davidson, cox. Both these teams have undergone a thorough preparation, and have finished their last week of training on the Melbourne course, al though form according to the critics is not perfect neverthless they get great pace out of their boats and as pace is the thing that wins a race, there is excellent chance of the much coveted double com ing to this district. On Saturday, Nov. 9th. there will be A and B clas; pairs held over the club course for trophies' presented by the Mayor (Cr S.'M. Bell.)

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
GOUDON PARADE v. NORTH PORTS JUNIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

GOUDON PAKADE v. NORTH POUTS JUNIOUS. On Saturday last, the Gordon l'ar ! ado concluded their match with the North Port .Inrs and sulTered defeat by 49 runs. The scores were:— North Ports Jnrs Klrst Innings 71 Second Innings 85 Gordon Parade First Tnnings 82 Second Tnnings 25 A. Blower (17) was the only bats man to reach double figures for the Gordons. To-day the Gordon Parade C.C. play Middle Park Jnrs at Yarra ville. Thp following players are re quested to be on the ground at 2.15 —Shaw (c), Owen (v.c.), Scott, Jack Taylor, Bolan, Cowan, Walton, Torr Niblets, l'almer, 1-land ley, C.ombcn, Park, Stone and Shannon/ (2).

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FOOTSCRAY THISTLE v. SOUTH and PORT THISTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

FOOTS CRAY THISTLE v. SOUTH and PORT THISTLE. In the above match South and Port Thistle batted first and made 218, towards- which Heather and Wyles contributed 108 lor the ninth wicket. Heather made 96 n.o. and Wyles 54. The best bowler for the Thistle was Tippit who secured 3 for 30.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CRITICISED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL j CRITICISED _ While the charity vote was un der consideration by the Footscray Council last Monday evening, Cr Drew said he desired to say some thing about the committee of the Children's Hospital. He wanted to. have a "go" at them. Certain money was collected by a neigh boring municipality on Wattle Day, and it appeared to him it did | not matter what day it was collected as long as the money was obtained fairly and honestly, and he thought it was like the committee'-s impud ence to refuse to accept it- The Government should step in and demand to know what right the committee of the Hospital had in refusing to accept the donation from the Williamstown people. If this had occurred in Footscray, he would have felt highly insulted. Cr Harris—The committee might have had good grounds for refus ing to accept the donation. Cr Drew—They only refused it because the money was collected oh Wattle Day at Williamstowu. I think it was like their thunder ing impudence. 1 hey...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
TURF NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 24 October 1914

TURF NOTES BY "COUHIOLL". Delightful crisp weather and Sun shine made for. the most in comfort and enjoyment at Caullield last Sat urday. There was a very large at tendance and the bill of faro pro vided exciting; and for most part interesting racing. Punters g': no ral ly obtained a bit "better value" than on the previous Saturday. As is usual on Cup Day a very small Held (only -1) starter for the Hurdlo race. Widden steered by Hawkins, looked a sure winner, when Lasso made a forward move eotering the straight, but Widden easily account ed for him, so that Lasso put up his third consecutive second'. In the Gwyn Nursery thero was a lot of support for Pretty Bobby, Ceil The Mojul and Nicanor. The last-named was my chosen elect and at the acceptable odds of 7's bore out,the prediction/ winning comfortably by lengths. J never remember seeing a more magnificent start for the C aulfield Cup— the newly appointed starter — Mr Rupert G rten-being des ervedly cheered as the wnole nine teen t...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
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