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LODGE MEETINGS. M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
LODGE MEETINGS. M.U.I.O.O.P. The Loyal Sunshine Lodge held their half-yearly meeting at St. Mark's Hall on December 4, and there was a fair attendance to see how the newly-installed officers car ried out their duties, and to hear the auditor's report and. balance-sheet. Past Grand Bro. E. W. Mounsey, in giving his report on the financial po sition of the lodge, said it was a plea sure to audit the books, as the secre tary was proving himself one of the best that the lodge had had. It was also pleasing to present the balance-sheet, because for the first time in the history of the lodge the funds were well over the four figure mark. The sick and funeral fund showed a credit balance of £1023/12/7, and the medical and management fund a credit balance of £64/7/7/, and membership of 130. The newly-in stalled officers are: I.P.N.G., Bro. J. C. Mounsey; N.G., Bro. L. Caithness; V.G., Bro. S. Mitchell; elect. sec., Bro. J. Bartlett; warden, Bro. W. McMil lan; guardian, Bro. C. E. Bartlett; f...
COUNCIL PARS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
COUNCIL PARS ---0 In reply to Cr. Scott, the secrctary informed the Blraybroolk Shire Coun cil that lie a.nticipalted the main walls to be erected to the stage line by the end of this week, and the work of putting on the rout' girders would cormmentlce next wveekl.. He regarded the work of erection as proceeding sa!ti:;sfctorily. Cr. Glendenning came to light at Monday's meeting of the council with a p,roposal to substitute concrete slabs for asphalt on footpaths, which the council welcomed. The engineer was i.nstructedl to go into the matter, and said that a serviccable slab could be produced at the quarry, which, how ever, might be a trifle rougher than the slabs produced under hydraulic plressure. He promised to have a sample made and estimate the cost, The substitution of night for day meetings has necessitated the Bray brook Shire Council speeding up pro ceedings somewhat, and in order to dlo this much of the spade work re quiring lengthy consideration has been referred jto com...
THE LAST SWING OF THE ROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
THE LAST SWING OF THE ROPE. For centuries the sea had pounded the beetling crags and chiselled many a chamber within the granite sides. It was the custom of the natives to hunt for birds' eggs among the cran nies of the cliffs. Two men general ly went together with their b:askets. They carried with them a strnog rope, the upper end of which would be fastened securely to a ledge or primitive windlass. Then one would lower himself with his basket, while the other remained to help hoist him to the top. When he reached the spot selected, he swung himself in on a. projecting platform and fastened the end of the rope preparatory to filling his basket. Once, just as the man who had gone down turned to commence his task, to his horror he discovered that the rope had become loose and was swinging back and forth over the sea and the pitiless rocks far below. One swing more and the rope would be beyond ais reach. It took but a sec. end for him to drop his basket and jump for the rope, which he...
BOWLING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
BOWLUNG CLUB On Saturday last the local bowlers journeyed to Bacchus Marsh. The day being fine, a very pleasant day was spent. The Bacchus Marsh lady lmembers entertained our team at af ternoon tea, and the hospitable man ner in which they cater for their visi tors is fully appreciated. After the game was finished the president (Mr. Campbell) entertained the Sunshine members at Manning's Hotel, where he proposed the toast of the Sunshine Bowling Club, which was suitably responded to by Messrs. -I. S. Oakes and D. B. Ferguson. On the 17th January the Bacchus Mvrrsh Club will visit Sunshine with five, iinl(s (four men and ladies). Tiho result of the game was as fol lOWs:- Sunshine. Ni:on, Ferguson, .Thacker, J. Coakih s .. .... . .. .. .. 27 :ell, G. McKay, Thompson, Josher 11 Lowe, Hunter, ~lhaddock, Oakes 20 Johnson, W. 1H. B3ult, Norman, HIomewood .... ...... 23 T'otal ........ ...... 81 .uacchius Marsh. Mi.inig, Neville, Mitchell, Mal colm ................ 12 f)1;'rh-1m, PedI'y, R...
WHAT TOMMY THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
WHAT TOMMY THOUGHT. A teacher was noted for his pat riotic fervour. One day in cla s, while in a particularly uplifted mood, he turned to one, of his pupils, an average boy of twelve: "Now, Tommy," said he, "tell us what you would think if .you saw the Union Jack waving proudly over the field of battle." "I should think," replied Tommy, "that the wind was blowing."
MASTER OF ALL. COPYRIGHT. (Published by Special Arrangement.) [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
\tA~'IER OI ALL. --,11, BY E. ALMAZ STOUT, kuthor of "Copper under the Gold," &c. COPYRIGHT. (Published by Special Arrangeumnt.) CIIAP'I'EIt X,--(Continued.) A few mornings 1'ter before break Inst Sydney came down ready dressed for her first ride on the bay mare 1Rob *rt and the dealer had chosen for her. "What a beauty she is! ' said Syd oey, admiringly, to Dobson, the old ronrm who hadtl bcen with Lady Owen jrAyear:, while she patted the shliy, ,?sy neckl that was archulg in the ','hine. Thi, mare looked round at lydnoy with, r look in hey eye that (aid Ilainly 'the understood she was ing admired and considered the ad ,iriation qluite merited. " es, miss. Whoever choose he: knew a I,it of good horseflesh when he eed it. I suppose you'll go in the ,ark. miss?" "Oh, yes. It'll be lovely there this rorning. ' ' As she cantered through the early ,orning air, with the soft, rich green ; the grassy park on either hand, with he spreading trees in their crisp spring iress ove.rhea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
Tenth Instalment of serial story starts in this Issue Be Suited with a SUIT to Suit You R 4. Blue Twill Suit from £6 15s. Australian Suitings a feature of a large and varied stock LADIES' WORK a Speciality Ring Footscray 84 and we will forward patterns SCOVELL and SPURLING Pty. Ltd. "The Good Value Tailors" Footscray & Willlamstown J. Ward Symons The leading Photographer Specialises in Artistic Wedding & Family Groups Our Child Studies are well known. Studio: 747 HOPKINS STREET FOOTSCRAY I hone Appointment F'scray 797 Frank Davidson CATERER 147 NICHOLSON STREET FOOTSCRAY Phone Footscray 741 WALTER A. WARNE MUSIC FOR YOUNG AND OLD' n"d-"ertaker By the World's Most 'Famous Artists GRAMOPHONES, PIANOS, :BANJO MANDOLINS =•' And all kinds of Musical 'Instruments. Easy Terms Arranged. Phone F'cay 22 238-240 BARKLY STREET, FOOTSCRAY Wholesale Tobacconist SBranch: Birmingham Street, Yarraville . l2Phones: F'scray 9 and 685. Motor or Horse Drawn Funerala BEN. W ILLIAM S YARR ...
VICTORIAN RACING Bookmakers and Their Troubles. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
VICTORIAN RACING By "Observer." IBookmakers and ''heir Troubles. In every sphere of sport and busi ,ness you will find folk who don't know what they want even when they get it, but it is doubtful if there are any body of men anywhere who grumble more continuously and more inanely than bookmakers. Their big grouse at the present time is the mat Iv r of positions and the draw for them. Men who field with a paltry few pounds in their bag, and who go to the racecourse with £100 expecting to convert it into five or six over an afternoon's racing, are making a noise and demanding preference or at least an equal opportunity for the best po sitions with fielders whose holdings run into tens or twenties of thousands. Such a thing was never contemplated, and if these mi.nnows get the picked positions they won't ;now what to do when they get there, nor will they know or be able to handle the money that will come their way, expecting to make a bold bid to hang on to it by hook or by crook. Whil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
You -Save Fares: Travelling to and from the city. Time : The risk of missing trains and appointments, as well as travelling time. Costs : My charges are lower than city dentists because my working expenses are less. You Gain Individual attention and care. I treat all patients as separate cases, with due respect to their likes and dislikes. I am always handy for every little dental trouble with advice and aid. You can get Dental Efficiency IN SUNSHINE There is no need to go further. All Branches of Dentistry Extractions and fillings absolutely without pain Geo. Shanahan Surgeon Dentist '(Late Superintendent Aust. College of Dentistry and Melb. Dental Hospital) Sun Buildings, Hampshire Rd. Phone Sunshine 111 Patronise Local Industry OAKES BROS. Bakers and Pastrycooks Everything Fresh Wedding and Birthday Cakes Made to Order Hampshire-rd., Sunshine ._. v -- 'I -- ,------- -- i .... WILLIAM BROCKET SOLICITOR 237 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE Telephone Central 3481 Trust Money to Lend -0---~-- ...
UNWELCOME QUARRY [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 13 December 1924
UNWELCOME. QUARRY Councillors learned with surprise on Monday evening that Essendon council was contemplating the open ing of a quarry on a site which was considered would spoil the effort of the residents of Maribyrnong to im prove and beautify their locality. Cr. Ravenhall said he was aware a peti tion had been lodged with the depart ment from the ratepayers, objecting to Essendon's action, and that the department had replied that the peti tion was receiving consideration. He would ascertain what the fate of the petition was. Councillors, however, said Essendon had commenced opera tions on the land by fencing some couple of months ago. As the by-law of Braybrook Shire Council has now been gazetted it will be necessary for the quarry to obtain the sanction of Braybrook council. The Braybrook council protested against the appli cation of Essendon for the land for quarry purposes, and succeeded in ob taining half the applied for land for its own use. The matter was referred to the qu...
ST. ALBANS NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
ST. ALBANS NEWS The usual monthly inmetLing of the St. A a\llnis JPr'ogress Association was Iheld oil Monday eveiinig, when there \vas oDnly aI fair aL;tteilaniCe. 'lT.h pri?si.dent, Mir E. .1. Luxford, o'eupiel Sthe chair, and ithe first business of in portl.ianci was IL report from the dlepu Lation vwhich waited on the Electri city (Comnlmission with iat riquest for electric light and power for St Allhnus. Mr SLtonson staLted tlhat Mr Nicholls, of the Coinmission, was favorably inii pressedl by the numlnber of houses wvithlin it I lf mile radius, and said Lthat it would Icost consunmiers iii that area very littile for poles, lit l. that no aimouLint having lbe) i llactel on the es tiinmates for St Allanis tlci're would be very little chlanice of gelt iing it laiI oil beforec 'xtl, .June, unless LIe Iate 'p)y'crs or slliro counicil could filmn ice the project themselves. AlMr Steniso ii ireiiarks were Ior[ine out by lother iieiilbers eif the depu tation. A\nyoine wishing tci soe ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
reeDistribution oBalloons to all purchasers till Xmas Ev at Chalmers' .:?l~ee:Dit-·uio of· •: Balon tor FOR SALE 'Double seater Dodge CAR, in splen did running order, £165 good buying. Sunshine Garage. B. M. CHALLEN L.D.S., B.D.Sc. DENTIST Ring Sunshine 86 For an Appointment 31 COOLAMON STREET (Soldier Settlement) SUNSHINE ... PR I . W. ARMOUR 8 CO, The Local Ladies' and Gents' Tailors Why go to the city, when you can get Tweed Suits, from £5/12/6, extra trousers £6/12/6 Indigo Twill Suits £6/15/0, extra trousers £7/17/6 C. F'ORGE'S XMAS FAIR Venetian Lace Tray Cloths, 10/6, 15/:6, 21/ Damask Supper Cloths, beautiful border all rouud, 9/11 Venetian Lace Toilet Sets, 6/'6 and 8/'6 Ladies' H.S. Handkerchiefs, all newest colors, 6 for 1/ Jumper Silk, fancy colors, 2/9 bundle Gent.'s Fancy Handkerchief Boxes, 2/11 to 5/11 Velour Hats, lined, 12/11 FORGES' Drapery Stores, Footscray GIVE YOUR ORDER FOR JAM FRUITS NOW Cherry Plums, 6/- per case. Ready Now All kinds Berry Fruits supplied RU...
IRON QUOITS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
IRON QUOITS On Saturday, Decemlner 13, the "Braybrook Club journeyed to North IMelbourne to meet the local team on the .?oyal Park ground. After a very enjoyable and interesting game Bray brook were victorious by a majority of 36 points. Scores Braybrook North Melb. L. Prescott 25 Parkinson 13 T. Lamprell 13 J. Kelly .25 B. Sawyers. 19 A. Banks 25 J. Babb 12 L. Kaye 25 W. McIntyre 25 S. Naylor 21 J. Tribe 25. Iliskens 17 C. Waters 25 Morrison 0 S. Taylor 17 G. Watts 25 J. McIntyre 25 Brown 17 A. Sheppard 25 S. Kelly 10 211 175 Owing to Port Melbourne having disbanded Braybrook played for a sweepstake on 6th December. The final was won by J. 3abb from J. Tribe by a majority of 5 points. To-day Braybrookgo to Collingwood when they hope to defeat the home team. During Xmas and New Year h6l1idays the Association are, holding a tournampent on' the Br&ybrook ground.
"GREETINGS" [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
GREETINMGS" This issue of the "Advocate " practically brings us to the eve of Xmas, and the proprietor of this journal desires to record his best wishes and kindest regards to all its clients for the festive season and a pleasant and prosperous New Year to follow. A useful calendar is published with this issue.
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
00KERY. Beef and Tomato Ple.-8lioes of cold beef should be arranged in a piedish with layers of thickly-sliced tomatoes and onions, then add sea soning. Continue the layers till the dish is full; add sufmclient gravy to moisten the whole, covern with par boiled potatoes cut in slices, and bake in a moderate oven for one hour. Roly-poly Pudding.--The pastry should be made of finely chopped beef suet, an equal quantity of flour, cold water, and a little salt. Mix it rather soft, flour the board freely, and roll out half an inch thick. Cover over with sliced apple or dried fruit, well soaked. Roll it, put it in a well floured pudding cloth, tie the ends, and pin it along the side. An hour Is required for the boiling. Devilled Rabbit.-To use up cold rabbit, melt a little butter on a plate, and mix with this a dessertspoonnful of made mlustarId, some salt, pepper, and cayenne. Brush the joints well over with this savoury mixture. Then cover them with line breadcrulmbs. Lay in a well grea...
DISTRESS WARRANTS For Defaulting Ratepayers [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
DISTRESS WARRANTS For Defaulting Ratepayers At a recent meeting Braybrook ,hire Council decided to author .se the issue of distress warrants in cases where the orders of the Court were ignored. Again at last Council meeting councillors inquired if such action had been taken, and the rate collector re plied that he had taken action in three of the worst cases and the solicitor was dealing with the remainder. One case came before the Council in which the rate payer in distress asked time to pay, but the rate collector said the case had been hanging on for years and the council decided to leave the matter in the hands of the cllector, whose instructions j.re to obtain the money or levy n the goods of the ratepayers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
Christmas Presents anta huse o youro Why hesitate? I can arrange finance. Your land A Large Selection of DIAMOND RINGS to choose from or a small deposit is all that you require. Ordinary LADIES' GOLD WRISTLET WATCHES in a variety of Fancy Shapes. and Styles. rent pays principal and interest. Big Stock of Toilet Articles in English Xylonite Ware. Clocks and Electroplated Ware of descriptions to suit every requirement. Plans and Estimates Free of Cost. Materials and WorkmanshiGuranteed The Footscray Watch Depot S / 17 NICHOLSON STREET N. LOADER, Builder & Contractor, 13 Beavis-st., Elsternwick D . . G R IFFIT H S FOOTSCRAY Phone, Flcray :263 and at Sydney Street, Sunshine , , ' . . i "" , ; " ' "" - '.. " . Horse Breaking MESSRS. CAMP3BELL & HORN BUCKLE desire to notify the public that they have commenced a Horse Breaking Business in Hampshire road. Special care taken, but no responsibi lity. Moderatc fees on inquiry. All horses guaranteed to be thoroughly broken in to...
TECHNICAL SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 20 December 1924
TECHNICAL SCHOOL The distriution of prizes and corti frcLt?es was made at the school yeste'r day. In the past it has been the custom to distriblute tOhese earlier, but since the burning of the Shire Hall a building large enough is not avail ablle. The prizes and certificates were handed over to the successful students by the Principal. The following are the names of the winlners: D)rayton 3ros.' Prizes---Freelmin drawing, H. W. J. Smith 1, W. Thompson 2. Model lig, W. Stephens 1, Gordon B3alfour 2 J. J. liassett's prize, typewriting Miss Dulcie Halliday' Junior Girl Sciool-- st year, Miss Mabel B.3rook ; 2nd year, Mliss Mar jorie Anderson ; millinery, M iss Alice Coakes. Boys' Junior School- lst year, Campbell Baird ; 2nd year, Gordoii Balfour ; commercial arithnmetic, Gerard V. Byrnes Certificates. Boys' Junior Technica.l---V. Byrnes, W. Stephcns, Gordon IBalfour, Hugh W. J. Smith, V. HIall, J. Emslie, G. Dripps, A. Chadwick Girls Junior Technical---31arjorie Anderson, Alma Watkins...