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PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS BALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 31 October 1914

PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS BALL An attractive .plain and fancy dress ball, was held in the Cuming Institute, Yarraville. on Saturday week by Messrs McDonald, Wal ters. and Pyke, the well-known dancing instructors, and was a pronounced success, being one of the finest displays ever witnessed in Yarraville. There were eighty couples present, and the ladies' dress were in . great variety, making a becoming spectacle.! The decorations which were arranged by Messrs Walters and McDonald, added greatly to the splendour of the display. To Instil greater in terest into the occasion, prizes were given for the best dresses which were judged by, Messrs Fawcett, Turnbull and Jutld, three complete strangers to Yarraville. The prizes being awarded to Miss Daisy Harper, who appeared in the disguise of an Indian Squaw ob tained the. prize for best character lady. Mrs McCarrol who was dressed in pale blue crepe silk, pearls to match, and pink prim roses, obtained the prize for best eveni^dress, Jack Dean ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

SUNSHINE NEWS On Wednesday evening Oct 28th the Girls and Boys of the Sunshine State School led by Mr Roach pave their portion of the program to wards raising funds for the Sun shine Patriotic Fund and right well they did it. Although at the present time their lessons are extra heavy owing to the approaching examination, and their spare time is fully occupied in making up clothing for the Belgian children (a large parcel of which has already been sent in) they had evidently managed to practice the various items given and the concert was a •great success in every way. The Mechanic Hall was packed to over flowing with an enthusiastic aud ience, au'd the sum of nearly ;£ll was raised. Mr Munro as chairman of the Patriotic fund committee thanked the Boys and Girls, Miss Pryde for accompanying at the piano, the gentlemen who gave their time to extend the platform Mr Roach for his untiring energy in training the children, and Mr Sam McKay for presiding. At a meeting of the committee on Mo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE WAR NEWS BATTLE OF LOUVAIN [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

St. GEORGE'S THEATRE,' WAR NEWS BATTLE OF LOUVAIN • • • • To-night's program at ; St George's Theatre includes further series of that intense travel picture Lucille Love, the girl of mystery, whose thrilling experiences have held audiences spell bound during this last three weeks during which six series have been screened A new war gazette will also be shown, and a 3 reel drama, Saved from Dishonor, a story of human pathos is included in a big bill. On Monday ihe terrible doings in that beautiful and historic town, Louvain, will be shown. It will be remembered that the wanton destruction of' Louvaiu by the Germans has caused world wide amazement and regret, and the battle was one of the worst not onl> in the history of the war but in that of the world. The views taken are wonderful and shows the daring of the cinematograph opera tor. Raised from the Ranks, 3 reel Boer War drama, deals with the bravery of a young recruit and his fight against, great odds It is H-:Stirring—War roma...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

Ring up Elobtecray 236 to order - your wood from A. P. BLAIR, the busy woodman, 941 Piltrrim street, Footscray, and Geelonar road, WeaiFootacray. -a** ■ If you don't get tlie beat of tteer Beer will get the be*t ot yoi. You can -obtain the beet of beer at the YARRAVHJLE HOTEL, Ballarat st The> best of Beer .that is brewed la i»lw»,y • or draught. - Winee, Spirits, and Clgara. Also Porter on draught' Pho— Footacray ia, V. J. BEK

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
WANDERING CATTLE BIG BATCH, OF CASES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

WANDERING CATTLE BIG BATCH, OF CASES The- Inspector continues to be active> although one or two coun cillors do riot appear to think so, and he had a number of offenders before the Foolscray Court on Thursday, when fines were im posed as follows :—Albert Thomp son, one cow, 5/, with > 3/6 costs ; Henry Robertson. 13 head, 20/, with 88/6 costs. Wm- Starritt, two cases, 13 head. 5/ each, with 18/ costs. John ' O'Brien, one. horse, 15/with 3/6 costs. John Jacobson, one horse. 20/with 3/6 costs. B Whelan, one horse, 10/ with 3/6 costs. Henry Jones, 2 head, 17/6 with 4/6 costs. Annie Balri, two cows, 5/ each with 6/6 costs. Charles Hevwood. one horse, 10/ with 3/6 costs. William 'Norman, two cows, 51 a head with 6/6 costs. Peter Johnson, one cow, 5/ with Al6 costs-. RohertFenton, one cow 10/ with-3/6 costs. Frank Murphy one cow, 5/ with 4/6 costs.. Maggie McDonald, one cow. 5/ with 4/6 costs. Claus Ebeling. one,heifer. 2/6 with 5 6 costs. George, McAr thur; . three' horses. 15/ a' ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CRICKET SECRETARY SUED PREPARING A WICKETSUCCESSFUL CLAIM [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

CRICKET SECRETARY j SUED PREPARING A WICKET SUCCESSFUL CI,AIM Fred Goodwin, secretary of the Yarraville Cricket Club, appeared in a new role on Monday, when he was sued by Thomas Grace at the local Court for £l/2/. Mr Se comb appeared tor complainant, and Mr Brocket for defendant. Mr Secomb said Grace was a gardener, and the claim was the balance of an account of £2/2/, work and labor done in preparing a cricket wicket. Mr Brocket submitted that com plainant had not completed the job that he contracted to do. Grace gave evidence as to having made a cricket pitch for the Yarra ville Cricket Club. Goodwin gave him ^1, aind said he would pay the balance later. 'Mr Brocket—Yon "picked" up the old pitch of last season ? Complainant—Yes. How long did it take you ?— •uwt?e^parrara-vvT:ekt~-'"";" -Mr Brocket said Grace was en gaged b^ the secretary of: the Yarraville Cricket Club to make two pitches. Grace "picked" up the surface wicket, and then left it, On October 14, the club woke up to ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
KINGSVILLE AND OUEENSVILLE ESTATES NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

KINGSVILLE AND OUEENS VILLE ESTATES NEWS A pleasant Sunday afternoon was held in the Brooklyn Church, on Sunday afternoon last. Mr Hester presided.- Several selec-. tions were nicely. rendered by the: Kingsville Band and added much to the function. Rev O. Dowsing gave an interesting address on his travels in Europe. Much credit is due to Mr Wiltshire fo»- the way -he organised the function. On Wednesday last a concert was held in Brooklyn Church, the building being packed. The Kings ville Band was again in requisition, and. ably acquitted themselves, i The following artists assisted with. I the Drocramme Miss Anderson. | pianoforte solo; Mr McScoffey, song;- Mrs.Evas, recitation; Mr Johnson, song'; Miss Wiltshire, song, A. Tonkin, solo; Miss E1-. tham, recitation; Mr Grabrovaz, song; Miss Vera Anderson, song; Miss Maggie Anderson, relation; Mr Heads, recitation; Mr Tonkin, £png; . Mr Anderson, solo; Mrs :Portius, song. Rev. Tonkin thanked all present for their assis tance,, after wh...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

OBITUARY LATE MR. THOS. ROWLAND An old resident of Yarraville in the person of Mr Thomas Rowland died at the residence of his daugh ter (Mrs A.-Graham), 35 Berry street, Yarraville, last Saturday evening about ten o'clock. De ceased • lived ' for many years in Yarraville before go ng to West Australia, where he resided for about eleven years. Since he came back to Victoria, he had been living with' his youngest daughter (Mrs C. H. Priddeth), of Mackinnon, until recently;. The deceased was 78 years of age at the time of his death, and had only been ill about four months." He was a member of the Prahran Bowl ing Club for a number of years, and was also a member of the Foot's'ciiy Bowling Club until last season- Deceased leaves three daughters and one son (Mrs A Graham, of Yarraville, Mrs E. H. Baldock, Kew, MrsC. H. Priddith, Ma;ckinnon, and Mr A. Rowland, West Australia), to mourn their loss. The funeral, which was a private one, took place to the Melbourne Cemetery last Monday after...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
RACING TO-DAY'S' SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

RACING TO-DAY'S' SELECTIONS Spring Hand Blague or Wallachia. Two Year Old Gai or Lapford. V. R.C. Hand—Moonbria or Sir Solo. Fisher Plate—Cagou or St Carwyne. . Steeple-Swedish Lad (if not start) Gu' cap or Homsey. Final Handicap - First Principle or Lochano. Williamitown Cup. Cup—Sir AlwyDton 1, St Cnrfcyne 2, Aleconner 3

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
DEBT CASES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

DEBT CASES At Monday's sitting of the Foot scray Court, orders were obtained in the following debt casesW. H. Birch • (represented by. Mr Secoinb', v. Albert R. McNamara, fraud summons, £7/12/6,'-payable at the rate of 10/ a fortnight, with 30/6 costs; v. William F. Manal lack, j65/5/, witb 13/ costs; v. William Lawrence, £l, with 13/ costs; - v. Joseph G- Bevau and Godfrey'G.Bevan, j£l/l5/, with 7/6 costs;H. J. Allan v. E, E. Salmon, ;£l9, with 21/ costs; Wen Steele (represented by Mr W. Brocket;, v. H. B. Hobbins, £6/5/, payable at the rate of-5/ a fort night, with 43/costs; same v. J E. Hall, ,64/5/6," payable at the rate of 20/ a fortnight,"—with 40/6 costs; J. A. Safe v. Robert Thompson (Melbourne Glass Bot tle Works, garnishee), jTl/15/, with 13/ cbsts;- A." Bradley v. Percy Green "(J. "Cockbilli garni shee), £l/6l, with 13/costs; E. Neep v, John McLeodi} £2/1215, ;with 15/6 costs; vJ'William Henry Russell, ^1/15/2, with 15/6 costs; Margaret Bennett v. Walter' Reid, :^2/l4/; f...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, NOV, 7, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit -Shall lure "it back to cancal half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of It. SATURDAY, NOV, 7, 1914 | The monthly meeting of the Braybrook Shire Council will be held on Monday next at the Shire Hall, Deer Park. • • • • • The Williamstown Cup, an event third only , in importance in Victoria in the racing world to the Melbourne and Caulfield Cups, will be run off on Monday. • • ■ . * „^TodayJs_th.e.Jast_ j3ay_of the nrtS-.C. Spring campaign., selec tions for to-day's racing .vilj be found elsewhere in this issue. • • • • • Cr Henry Jenkins has returned from a trip to the Old Country, and was present at the Council meeting last Monday. • . • • . • • The Rev. W. O- Ward, of the Yarraville Baptist Church, has been appointed a Probationary Officer. • • ■ ■ ■ To-morrow be^ng World's Tem perance Sunday, special attention will be given to the'important subject at. the Baptist Church ser vices. In the morning...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

. You can obtain a loan privately anid quickly on your own note of hand by applying" to J. S.. Anderson, 64 Leeds Btreet, Footacray. _ Office hours, .8 a.m. to 9 p.ir - cIom Saturdays, 1 Not* ohang* of addrwa —Adrt. ■ BoToiw .purchasing boota and shoes Inspeck STRfclLS Boot Emporium, oppoaito the" Jamaa Coming Inatltnte YarravilU. . All leading manufact urers, Marshall, Qoodwear,: Stafford, Etna and othera. ln peat variety. I Price, the loweat, quality, the. beat. [ bttNliM SB mn.; ?o< an (o 1 >

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

TROGADERO THEATRE Saturday, November 7 Complete Change of Programme NEW PICTURES ' Including THRILLING WAR SCENES NEW STAR ARTISTS DANCING Clarence Sisters and ? (mcdougalO baying disposed ,vof all interest in the Victor Theatre, are now holding DANCING CLASSES for ADULTS and JUVENILES In all Branches of Stage Dancing Classes every Wednesday and Saturday Total Beginnerrs specially catered for 87 PAISLEY STREET, FOOTSCRAY. TWO CABS will run to v Footscray Cemetery EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON From the Corner of Gamon Street and Somerville Road Starting at 2 p.m. FARE—1/- RETURN AMUSEMENTS ST. GEORGE'S Yarraville. TO-NIGHT LUCILLE LOVE The Girl of Mystery The Great Travel Star MONDAY BATTLE OF LOUVAIN And Fine 3-reel War Story RAISED FROM THE RANKS Will you go Lassie go— — fO THE - Yarraville Scottish Society's Second Thursday in each month Concert 8 till 10 — Dancing 10 ti)l 12. The committee mee's the first Saturday in each month at Berlowitz's Hotel at 8 p.m. Intending members may be enr...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COMIC AND CURIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

COMIC AND CUTtTUllS. Why is an auuioi the queerest auinnl n the world P—Because bis tale come* >ut of bis head. Gentleman: " What do you mean by putting your hand in my poclcpt ?" Xiijsht Fingered Bill: " Excuse me, sir I'm so absent-minded; 1 used to have a lair of trousers exactly like yours." 'Always," said the astute new jditor to tlie new reporter—" alway> >e on tlie lookout for :iny little touch >f humour that may' brighten up the :oluiniis." That evening the new re porter h indtd in aji account of a bnr -jlary ii. a butcher's simp, which com menced ; "Mr. Jeremiah Cleaver, the n ell-kiiow n biitchei', has • been ^losing1 vHe: "I can't imagine why she thould jc nut when I called." ■ She: "" Probably sIi6 saw you com ing-" Fred: " Ho inarried tho gi"1 1 was ei> jaged to." , . Arthur: "Well, dor.'t worry. You'll ;et over it before he does." "Did I ate vou kissing my daughter lirP" "I really don't know, sir. I was top much occupied at the time to notice." She: " l ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. MRS R. LEWIS and Son desire to tender their sincere thanks to the Secretary and Members of the Yarra yille branch I.O.O.F. for kind express ions of sympathy in their recent «ad bereavement. ' 218 Whitehall St., " •Yarraville. ' DEATH • SINCLAIR-At 38 Tribe Street, South . Melbourne. Mrs* Sinclair, Joying mother of Mrs Gothe, and resident of t South Melbourne for over 50 years. >' There is no one in this world, Can fill a JfoU«r?#.pJfioe, - -

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
INSULTING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

INSULTING. Hostess: "Why are you so angry at the doctor?" Visitor: " When I told him I bad ■ terribly tired feeling, lie told me to show him my tongue." WILLING TO TRY. Squire (who has invited tenant to luncn): "Will you- li°"« n little fowl, Mr. Stuhbins?" Stubbins: " I am not o\ it hungry, mr," but if the fowl be a very little "un, I dare say I can manage 'un."_ IN EVIDENCE. Fond "Mother: "Jane, do you knon if Johnny has come home from sohool fet ?" Jane: "I think so. I haven't seer liim, but the eat is" hiding under thi itove."

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

JP TZTBjl-iIO jstotioes W H. FIELDING GASH GROCER AND PROVISION MERCHANT has been app ointed Wood, Coal and Coke Merch ant for the Civil Service - Stores. — TEA HOUSE our~Tea» ""Specially Blendcd~t^":thfcrLe&uiag~ Tea Experts. Best variety in the district to : choose from. Farm Produce a Specialty. v'ood j Coal and Coke at lowest Prices. Families-' wail- ' ,:d on and Orders promptly delivered to »'i i of the surrou nding district. 10'..CANTERBURY ST., YARRAVILLE Something "for the long winter nights Gramophone and Phonograph musical instruments of all kinds. Easy terms arranged. BEN WILLIAMS Yarraville. THE WISEST SELECTION^ one can make" in this life is a HOME Claude Smith, Seddon, can supply yon with any class of dwelling from £3Q DEPOSIT, rent terms WHY DELAY? The only difference be tween renting and buying is the deposit" Call, write, 'phone to - day Railway Place Seddon CLAUDE SNITHl Why People Sutler Because they have no / Intelligence. • They eit too much meat - AND ■...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

CO FOR— High grade Goods at low prices. Birthday and | 0 " Wedding Presents. Post Cards, Station ery, & Fancy Goods. LOW'S ANDERSON ST. CO FOR— ELECTRICJJGHT ' LAfttfS. "The Osram'' brightest and best ^ The latest word in arti- *f*n iiciailighting. 50candle " III power 3/- each. All sizes stocked, W. C. LOW . nuu,c - YARKAVlLLE. - LUW O

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BURNED TO DEATH MARINE COLLECTOR'S FATE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

BURNED TO DEATH MARINE COLLECTOR'S FATE As a resnlt of a fire at Yarraville early on Monday morning: a collec tor named William Clark, 47 years of age, was burned to death. Clark occupied a shed at the rear of JVlr Robert Torr's residence in Anderson street," Yarraville From some unknown cause the shed caught fire at about half an hour after midnight. The Foot scray Fire Brigade was notified, but when the firemen arrived the small structure was a mass of flame. Efforts to save Clark, who had apparently not been awakened by the fire, or was stifled by the smoke, were futile. When the flames were quenched the charred remains of the unfortunate man's body were discovered. - The couch on which he had been sleeping was bunned to cinders. In an accident some time ago the dead'man lost one of his arms. 3!lie'house was not damaged by the fire, but the shed was de" stroyed.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
MAINTENANCE CASE FATHER LEAVES CHILDREN WITHOUT SUPPORT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914

MAINTENANCE CASE FATHER LEAVES CHILDREN WITHOUT SUPPORT On Monday, at the Footscray Court.- Henry Rodda was charged with having left his three children without adequate means of support. Emily Harriett Rodda stated that defendant was her husband. He was an engine driver, earning between £3 and: j£4 a: week, and was employed at Castleniaine. De money she had received: from him was six weeks ago, when he gave her £2. -Defendant was ordered to pay 7/ a week towards the support of each child, and to find a surety of ±"20 for fulfilment of the order, in default 3 months' imprisonment.

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