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Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
Sunshine to Melbourne, Sunshine to Melbourne (week days) 6 27 -6 55-730 7390 8 -8 21-9 26 -10o 3-11 3 - 12 30-2 8 - 3 0-3 45 5 26-5 31 -5 35 6 9-6 44-731 8 33 9 50-11 12-12 9 Saturdays: 6 27 --7 0-7 30-7 39-8 I 8 21-9 26-10 3-11 8-12 2-12 7 12 23-1 21-2 8-3 2-4 33-5 28 - 6 43 -8 33-9 5o--i 8 1229 Sundays-Sunshine to Flinders street 9 54 a.m -153-3 47-6.16 9o--To rg Leave Footscray 1I minutes later.
Melbourne to Sunshine. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
Melbourne to Sunshtne. Spencer Street to Sunshine (week days 5 36-6 2-7 6 and 7 12 not stopping at Footscray-7 8 (fr,;m Fnotscray only) -7 30 8 40-9 10 33 -I- 38-71 48 -12 35-I 37 - 2 tr5-2 43-3 38 - 3 53 -4 I--. 16-5 26-5 53-6 38-7 35 -g 18-o10 22--1 40. Saturdays-Samo as week days till to 33 It 15--1 36---T2 40-1 32-1 53 3 33-4 3-4 52-5 50-7 35-9 18 o 38 - 4t. Sundays - Flinders st, to Sunshine 9 to-12 40-3 5--523 8 26-9 36, Leave Footscray 14 minutes later.
ON WITH THE DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
ON WITH THE DANCE A deputation of residents of Yarra ville, residing in the vicinity of Mr Craven's dancing room, and consist ing of Messrs Collins, HI-ereon, Mc Innes and Poliness, attended at the council meeting on Monday last for the purpose of stating their objec tions why permission should not be granted Mr Craven to extend his premises to be used for the purpose of dancing. Mr Collins stated that he had no complaint to make regarding the conduct of the place and had no quarrel with Mr Craven. He had, however, to-work very hard and did not wish to have his rest disturbed. A neighbour had complained to him also, but when he asked him if he would come down to the council he replied " No, I could not get a dance if I offended Mr and Mrs Craven. " One of the local papers had called this a neighbour's quarrel, but there was no quarrel, Cr -IHarris-Nonsense, This must be a neighbour's dispute. What else is it ? Mr Heron's comnplaint was that the continual playing of the piano was ver...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
f it s a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SW ANN'S Corner o SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Servo you Well, And at Swan Streut, Richmond; GU0 PuokloStreet, Moouee Ponds; 387 Sydney Road, Brunswick. Cheap Goods At - PUNSHON'S Dates, 31d. Cleaned Currants, 51d lb. Good Sultanas, 6od. Peek Fream's Biscuits. r/- lb. Fruit Biscuits (broken), 4d lb. Good \Vorcest Sauce, 3nd and 61d bottle Broken Biscuits (fresh) 3d lb. 3 lbs for S6d SDairy Produce fresh twice weekly. We have also a fine large stock of Gsassa ware. Crockery, Ironmongery and Wedding Presents. CALL AND INSPECT NOTE ADDRESS: PUNSHO N'S 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 IS-33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) --Ladles' Costumes a Speciality.- ave you tried STEWART S It i...
DISTRIBUTING BILLS. IN PUBLIC THOROUGHFARES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
DISTRIBUTING BILLS. IN PUBLIC TI-IOROUGI-I FARES. At the Footscray Council on Meo day the following bye-law was sub mitted for ratification : From and after the date of this bye-law coming into operation no person shall in any of the streets, lanes, thoroughfares, or public places within the said city of Foot scray give out or distribute, or offer, or attempt to give out or dis tribute to any passer by, or any other person or persons in or upon or using any of- the said streets. lanes, or public places, or scatter orthrow ,dwn wany handbill, plac ards, bills, books, or pamphlets or papers, or any substance intended for the purpose of advertising, and any person who shall act in contra vention hereto shall, upon convic tion for so doing forfeit and pay a penalty not exceeding [0o. Councillors wished to know whe to deliver bills in thel streets would be held responsible for a breach of the bye-law committed by hitm, and it was decided to refer the matter to the council's solicitor for...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
RO WING. The row\inlg sieasonl for 101.1-1915 will bo ollicihlly opened thils afternoonl by en 111('rs of the Footscray City Riow* nlg C(lub at the local club houso. Dur' ing the afterloon the annual Shallard four-oared races will be held, ualso ia consolation scllllng handicap over the shllort course. Afternoon teao will be provided for ladies, and the Footceray Iland will play selections. The nlow clinker racing eighl., recently built by Jas. Edwards aund Sons, will be christecned. Fist race starts 3 P.1n. The two crows that will roproseont the club at Henley Regatta, viz., Maluiden Four and Senior Eight, have been unIdergolng a solid preparation, and are showing improved form. Next week they will enter into tlller racing boats, an11 settle down to throe weeks of real work. If improveo lenllts collntinue, they will render a good account of thelmselves, with a capital chance of annoxing the double,
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
CRICKET. Notes by "COVER POINT." 'Football has at last shuffled off, and the game of games, cricket, of course, is on the eve of making its appearance. Locally, there are a number of first-class cricketors, but, unfortunately, owing to tile £act, that the Footscray Club is not. in the highest of the senior grades, not all play with the locals. However, it. l hoped that some day Footscray, re presenting an Important and growing district, as it does,, will he admitted to toe ranks of the V.C.A., lut, ill the meantimle, it should be the taim of cricketers in this district to show that they are worthy of prolmotiol by proving their superiority in the sub district association. In their two years? experience of turf cricket, Footscray cricketers have done well, and are hopeful that this season will see the club up amongst tihe lelders. The prospects aIre good. Johannllesll, who performed so well withll bat and ball last year, i.' nlot going to the war after all, and his cllub-nlates are n...
BAND CARNIVAL. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
BANID CAlRNIVAL. - - + -- --- To the Editor of TIIn AI?VaR'IESR. Sir,-On behalf of the Dark Town Fire Brigade, I thank the nublic for their patronage. We would have liked to have given our Life Saving Demonstra. tion, but owing to the crowd taking possession of the ground we could not give our afternoon display. Thanking all the citizens of Footscray. Yours &c., J. McCARTHY, Vice-Captain,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
SPECIAL NOTICESI £500 Wanted .IN 30 Days We want to raise the above sum to meet the needs of our business. To do this we, i.e. WILLIAMS -TI-I SHOEMEN )Declare WAR 011 Prices. W\e are moving all of our Pat ent Leather Goods to the Front and they will -- Beart - The - Brunt of the slashing. These goods will be offered at -About -Three- -Fifths of their regular value, and great will be the slaughter. Our second line Of Attack Will be a Great number of Women's and Children's Shoes. These will be offered at 2/11 3/11 4/I1 And the first to Make A ,BRaid Will capture them,. Then we have an allied Army of different manufacturers Goods, which have been picked up cheaply. These will Be Surrendered to the first buyers who can attack the citadel on Friday Morning Next. -The -Prices - will be so small that they will present no obstacles to the Invaders. Here are the Prices. Gent's Lace Boots in Glace Kid, Box Calf and Tan Willow Bals, that have been through One or Two Campaigns and Retired Injur...
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
CONO(ERIT. A concert was given in the Seddon Congregational Church on Tuesday last Rev. Mr Brown occupying the chair. The following provided the programme: Conductor, Mr Cahill; accompanist, Mr Norman Cottle; members of Oxford congregatinal church choir, the Misses Daisy and Rose Wight, Miss Long, Miss Runge. Miss Smith, and Mr Wight; Oxford Glee Party, tenors, Messrs Rob ertson, Downes, Coles, Street, Hadley, Lang, Hall, Saxon, Worley; basses Messrs Barbey, J. Dunker, Ross and Turner. At the termination of the en tertainment, which was much enjoyed, Mr Brown proposed a hearty vote of thanks to the performers, which was supported by Mr Clark (sec.) and Mr A. Hislop (treas.) Suitable responses were made and the proceedings were brought to a close with the singing of " Onward Comrades. "
GARDEN NOTES. HINTS TO BEGINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
GARDEJJ .NOTES. By r MEu : HINTS TO-BEGINNERS. In order to get the best results from the garden it is necessary to have some knowledge of the soil and its constituents, and how to prepare it in the best manner for the recep tion of plants. The average amat eur scratches over the soil and puts in a miscellaneous assortment of cut tings given by his friends, and some times these are what the friends are anxious to get rid of. This kind of gardening seldom gives satisfaction, as the plants that survive this treat ment (which is often augmented by the industrious attentions of the neighbours fowls) generally turn out to be weeds. However, I find I am wandering from the subject which was to have been something about the .soil. Plants derive the chief part of their sustenance from the soil, and as the growth of different species of plant is dependent on certain sub stances contained in it, it is obvious that an intelligent system of feeding the plants, through the medium of the soil, is a...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
BO WLING NOTES. Notes by "Jack High." It will require a lot of koelelnes, enthusiasm and practice on the part of those who are to form Footscray's pennant teams to make up for the loss of the several front-rank playe'rs who, for some reason or other, have held aloof from selection. The lons of the services of such players Ias A. Wintle, WV. Smith, F. Wallalce, IJ. Grifftths a11nd others fronl pennant .i tealms cannot but be a haludical to the club, but the position Ihas to be -faced, and 4cal only .be overcomel by grim determinatton on the ?amrt of those who have renmained loyal. For tunately, many of the younger mem bers are coming along well, and, all pulling together, it may be that the Etanding aloof of some of the "old heads" ,may result in improvement after all. The green was ofilcially opened last Saturday, 'but it cannot be said that the ceremony was of an inspiriting character. The function was shorn of all display, and the attractiveness: of the openings of years gonlle by...
AMIGABLE SETTLEMENT. AN INTERESTING CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
AMICABLE SETTLEMENT. AN INTERESTING CLAIM. At Thursday's court J. J. Carmody an electrician sued George Smith lessee of the Trocadero Theatre for £33/16, balance of £133/16 due for electric fit tings in the theatre. Mr Rostron appeared for complainant and Mr Larkin for the detence. Mr Rostron stated that complainant had fitted the Trocadero theatre with electric lights and fittings for £133116. Various sums totalling £100 had been paid leaving the balance £33/16 unpaid. Everything of the best had been put in and the workmanship was skilful. When Mr Carmody, Footscray's elec trical superintendent had tested the wires 500 volts, double the ordinary load, had been put through successfully, Mr Win. Slater an electrical expert was present who would state that the work was excellent, there was a few minor defects but they could be fixed for about 30/-. Mir Larkin stated that the work was not skilfully (lone and the charges were excessive. One clause in the contract stated that the work sh...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
S'. GEORIWE'S TIHEA'TL E. "A Drummer of the 8th" is the dra matic title of a two reel film feature showing to-night at the above theatre and is a stirring military story dealing with the life of a small drummer boy and the life's iacrilice he made for his country. In three reels, the Cines masterpiece, The Gambler, is a very fine subject delicately handling a present day evil and shows to what extent the gambling mania will lead a victim. Keystone appear in Sergeant Hoffmayer On Monday the Bison Co. appear in From the Lion's .laws, a picture of ex ceptional interest, introducing several wild animal sensations and remarkable encounters in an African jungle.
WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB, The Willinmstown Racing club, which is a very progressive institution, has decided on the erection of an up-to-date scratching board in a promineut posi tion on the outer grounds, opposite the grand stand. The board will be on al most similar lines to that at Fleming ton, and the numbers of the starters and riders will be displayed in bold figures and letters, so that they may be easily discernible from all parts of the course. In addition, provision will be made for acquainting the publiC with the positions of the horses at the barrier in each event---information that is useful to many backers, particularly when a large field takes part in a race. Mr C. F. Orr, the secretary, anticipates that the new board will be placed in position for the Williamstown Cup meeting, when the new course,, on which a large sum has been expended, will be raced on for the first time.
STATE SCHOOL CONTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
STATE SCHOOL CONTRIBUTION. Cheques for £21/10/,1 have been sent by the head teacher of State School No. 1912, Hyde street, through the treas urer of the inspectoral district, to the State School Patriotic Fund. Of this amount £9/9/0 was contributed by the parents and pupils, and £12/1/4 by the teachers. A large numberof garments, the material for which cost £9, have also been made by the parents and children and sent to the central depot. It is intended to continue the monthly contributions during the continuance of the war.
PATRIOTIC FUND. NEED FOR SYSTEMATIC EFFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. rIEED FOR SYSTEMATIC EFFORT. Substantial as the total of the Lord layor's Patriotic Fund sl, it is still ar from being worthy of Victoria, and Irobably amounts in tho total to loss Lhan one-tenth of what will be re iuired if the dependants of those who re offering their lives for Australia nd the Empire are to be adequately provided for, while their bread vinners are at the front and after vards should they fall fighting. There have been isolated cases of praise vorthy liberality worthy of classiflca Lon under the heading of "patriotic"; here have boon a few instances where vorkers, by continued and systematic ;ubscription, have shown realisation )f wlat tlhe war means to Australians. But as a wholo the people have not respondle so well as they should. Ilany who could easily afford £500 lave subscribod £5, but innumerable ire they who should have been amongst the first to subscribe who iave remained strangely inactive. ists of those who have subscribed lave been publ...
WINDOW SCRATCHING YOUTH'S EXPENSIVE AMUSEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
WINDO W SCRA TCHING YOUTHI-'S IEXPENSIVEIN AMUSE M E IT. Ilecently there were ia number of colmplaints of shop windows having been damaged by a scratching process, and these lent interest to a case at MIonday's court, wherein a youth namned Reginald 1-I. Warren was chariged that, in company, on Septem ber (ith, lie wilfully damaged two plate-glass windows, the property of Claude Smith, to the extent of £5. Senior-Constable Birdl prosecuted, and Mr. Secolb appeared for defendant, who pleaded guilty. Ilforlllant, all estate agent slid architect, of Seddon, stated that onil SepteLlmber 6th, about 9 a.ij., he saw scrawls and scratches on tile plate glass wintlows of his busincess premises. They had evidently boon done with n diAmond, at piece of iroll, or a haird tone. Tile names A. Ora'iltill land C(lade Brock were also scratclhed on the window. He would wlllingly give £6 to aniybody who could erlse the scratches, but told the con tabl he I estiimated the damnage at tC. It woulid cost ...
BAND PERFORMANCE TOMORROW [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 3 October 1914
BAND PERFORMANCE TOMORROW In aid of the "Cooker" fund the Footscray Municipal Band is to give a performance at the Footscray Park to morrow (Sunday) afternoon. There should be a large attendance. The secretary desires to gratefully acknowledge the following contribu tions: Mrs J It. Webb ... .. L 1 0 lontac-ny Council ... 20 0 0 0,l1. Ammunition Coy. Ermploye?... 84 8 0 lirsIallidal (Cowpor street) ... 10 r \V. Sl ith . ... ... ... 10 0 Mr A, Williams .. ...... 10 0 Footecray lub... ... 1 1 0 ire FIorge ser. ... . 1 1 0 ftr Lo'lie Forgo ... . L 1 0 Mrs Burley .... . 1 0 0 Mr Laundr ..1 0 0 Mrs B.11 (S[ayoroes) ... .. 1 1 0 l[ri Thlomnson... ... ... . 5 0 Cr. , IT Johnson .. . . 1 1 0 hir ,J. i'. lt?aton ... ... ... 10 0 Sir W. 1'. cott ...... 10 0 Mirs II. Downing ... 1 1 0 Dr. 11. Box 10 0 Small contributions collected Sav ings Bank ... ... ... .. 1 3 0 Mrs Tlrner. collected at Footecray Band Carnival ...... ... 5 11 10 Tarrant Motor Company . . . 2 2 0 Nurene hunter ,,, 10 0 Foota...