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BRITISH OR AMERICAN? FOOTSCRAY ELECTRIC TRANSFORMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

BRITISH OR AMERICAN? FOOTSCRAY ELECTRIC TRANSFORMERS. The electrical superintendent ofi the Footscray Council on' Monday evening recommended the accept ance of the tender of the Austra lian General Electric Co. for the supply of three 60 K V.A. trans formers, which tender though not tne liwest. showed an efficiency of 0.5 per cent over any other recei ved Higher efficiency meant a saving of approximately ^ 15 per. year on the present rate,, and for that reason he recommended that the tender be accepted. J Cr Shillabeer—Where is this transformer made that you recom mend us to accept? Mr Cannody (superintendent)— In America, "Cr Shillabeer The lowest ten der is a British firm at £192, and you recommend the American article at .6240. ,648 higher. It is the. first time I heard of the efficiency of an American article .being better than a British made one. . ■ After fu'ther discussion, the council, on the motion of Cr Pearce, seconded by Cr Fielding, adopted the: superintendent's recomme...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

COURSING. On Saturday afternoon last, tlie Yarraville Fox and Irish'Terrier Coursing Club held another meet ing on the local ground. The Mixed Stake resulted in a victory for a locally-owned dog. Mr Owens' "Ceneral Dick" defeating Lyie Bird in the final course. In the light weight stake, two Vv'erribei dogs ' Game of Chance" am ''Rjwdy" divided first and second prizes The coursing throughout was interesting.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

You can obtain a loan privately and quickly on' your own note of hand by applying to J. S. Anderson, 64 Leeds street, Footseray. Office hours, B a.m. . to 9 p.m.; close Saturdays, J n. Not® change, 'f Rildrewi.—Ad»t Iteuiember. wnen getting your gup ' ing's, grocer, 10 Canterbury street, l' -plies .for tha week to call at Field «r 98 Spanrrilte road, Tarr*viil»t • V fJFTTIBIilC nsrOTICES. THE "ALMA" STUDIO, 13 PAISLEY STREET, FooTseRav. We wish to let the Public know ; .Jbat we are open on Saturdays's and . . . all "Holidays. We give '*® Pott Cariis an «#■ ehtai'geii: 7/6, - Artistic work done at sma price at Platinotype. No extra charge for groops. Tel. 'Scray, 256 FREE—An enlargement given with each dozen Cabinets or Paris Panels. Presentation with Oak Frame, and pictures finished in artistotype 2/ per member. IJtfANT TO GO TO THE "ALMA' H. C. LLOYD, Proprietor "There's Just 1 Time for O) • C a Drink" " W. - a.. Hegerty's Railway Hotel. -The CENTRAL Store— 81 GAMON STREET SEDDON, ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
JOTLETS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

JOTLKTS • • • • On the winning side, there was no finer player than Roy Cotton, who besides kicking two goals, did a vast amount of useful work when roving. • • » • • . . Jim Baxter was another fine performer. He was alway iu the thick of the fray, and delighted 'Scrayities. • # # » » Jim spence appears to be regain ing: all bis old dash., On Saturday against 'Wick he "bagged" three goals, and his long-distance kick ing proved of great service to his side. • » - ». • * Herman Briese again shone out on the wiag In this position he seems to have found his right place on the field. He beat his oppon ent badly. Footscray have a fine batch of defenders, and it is hard to single! tbein out. -Saipson, Grimshaw.l and Neilson were especially con spicuous in Saturday's game. • • • # » Clark made many dashing runs. ' and his marking was superb. w ' • • Eldridge came under notice on several occasions, while Ford was promising in the early stages. , The secretary of the Footscray Football Club w...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

CO . FOR High grade Goods at low pricey. _n Birthday and I (J - Wedding Presents. Post Cards, Station ery, & Fancy Goods." LOW'S ANDERSON ST. FOR ELECTRIC UGHT LAftlfS. "The Uinun" brightest and best The latest word in arti ficial lighting. 50 candle power 2/6 each. Ail sizes stocked, W. C. LOW — YARKAV1LLE. — ■ CO ■ TO LOW'*

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FOOTBALL A FIVE POINT VICTORY FOOTSCRAY BEAT B'WICK FAST AND INTERESTING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

FOOTBALL A FIVE POINT VICTORY FOOTSCRAY BEAT B'WICK FAST AND INTERESTING It was real football weather last Saturday, quite a contrast from tht bard ground of the opening day Footscray had come out of their first engagement with flying cciors, and their supporters looked foward to the match a^iint B> miswirk ivnh confidence. Tht.se two teams can always be depended upon to give a fast and clever exposition "f the game, and Saturday's m tch proved no exception to this rule. At no period, however, was the game held sate by the tricolors They were hard pressed in the final term to hold their advantage,. and it was only by five points that the 'Scray men proved victorious. A straight kick by theu* opponents J would have turned victerv into defeat! But the b^cks defended valiantly. f he win was no fluke. It was the result of sheer merit, and it would have been distinctly unfortunate if the 'Scrayites had suffered defeat. Fully 5,000 spectators watched the match, which was played at Brun...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

PtTBLIO JSTOTIOES .Cash Grocer & Provision Merchant, , Somervilie Road. Yarraville W, 1 he Noted Tea House Try our Teas Specially Blended by. the Leading Tea Experts, Be variety in the District to choose from. Farm Produce a Specially W (to, Coal and Coke at lowest Prices, Families waited on and Orders I. itn.pUy delivered to all parts of the Surronding District. We hare been appointed Wood, Coal and Coke Merchants for the Civil Service Stores PROGRESS. PROGRESS. X' <6 Canterbury 'Phone 116 ootscray. ^ A* 39 Anderson Street, • Yarraville SEE 'OUR SPECIAL, WINDOW DISPLAY. In New Premises situated as above. UP-TO-DATE HAIRDRESSING SALOON. MISS BERTHA MAHOOD j(Certificated Pupil of Mr V. R. Hyatt.) PIANOFORTE & THEORY. Pupils trained for the Examin . ations of the Associated Board of i the- Royal Academy, and Royal College of Music: "BI,OOMFIELD," 57 Stephen Street, Yarraville. Board and Residence. DEERBOLT DINING ROOMS, HAM SHIRE RD. SUNSHINE. MRS. T. Wild h...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
VEHICULAR TRAFFIC DISTURBS CHURCH SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

VEHICULAR TRAFFIC DISTURBS CHURCH SERVICE At Monday evening's meeting.0! the Footscray Council, a letter was received from Mr D. JJayley, on bebajf of the Footscray Presbyter ian Church, complaining of-the traffic of vehicles during. Church services, and suggesting that the road in front of the Church; be tar-paved. Many complaints, had been made by members of the Church that the vehicular traffic disturbed the services. On the motion of Cr Pearce, it was decided to. tar-pave the; ,road way in front of the Church , is Barkly street

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
LODGES AND SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

LODGES AND SOCIETIES. The fortnightly meeting of the Yarraville branch A.N.A. was held on the 16th inst, the presidenf (Mr Hickey) occupying the chair. One new member was installed by the President. Owing- to Mr A. Cum ing leaving the district, he resigned the captaincy of the lodge rifle clnb, and Mr H. Trinnick was appointed. The quoit tournament was won by Mr A Youeus. The next syllabus item is a visit from the Yarraville A.W.A. Members are requested to bring their lady friends. • • * • The usual fortnightly meeting of the-Footscray Branch a-W.A. held on April 17th. President Miss Rogers in the chair. Three pro positions for membership .were re ceived and .three new members eJ ecte3 andwelcomed' by "the ^-Presi dent. The syllabus for the evening has been held over till the next meeting, it is a "Florin Night" by Miss Bryant. • • • • • The Loyal Waratah Ladies P.A.F.S, Lodge No 16 members held iheir fortnightly meeting on Thursday, 16th inst. Sister Mrs L. Bishop, W.M.. assisted b...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ART MILLINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

ART MILLINERS MISSES RUSSELL and WIL LIIAMS, (late with Miss Savage) 10 Hopkins . Street, Foorscray. Millinery up-to-date at prices to suit all classes. Hats renovated. Miss THORNQUEST, Ladies' Milliner, late 10 Hopkins Street, has'removed to 94 Nicholson St., Footscray. Hair dressed as ustial. Combings made up. Electric fate and head massage. 1/6. Letters attended to. ' . • 1

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SPORTING LIST OF FIXTURES FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

I SPOBTING % <$> ♦ <&$&&&&$> LIST OF FIXTURES FOGT*8ALL To day (.Saturday)—Footscray v Tort Melbourne, at Footscray; Yarraville v. South Melbourne at Yarraville; Footscray Juniors v Port Melb Juniors, at Port Melb COURSING Saturday, Mav 2—Yarraville Greyhound Club's opening Meet ing. Saturday May 9th—Yarraville Fox Terrier Coursing, Sweepsiaka TURF To-day—Oaulfield Races, THE RIFLE To-day-Footscray Rifle Club Fifth stage Trades Trophy.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BOOT REPAIRER. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

boot repatr-rr' H. H. GILI,BANK late A. J. Looney. Irving Street, adjoining Railway Station, is Footscrays and Districts expert boot and shoe repairer and maker.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

SPECIAL 'NOTICE. SUNSHINE RESIDENTS cannot do better than PATRONISE J. w. McCRATH&Co* . "Tlie Sunshine" GROCERS. PROVISION ND GENERAL MERCHANTS For all their household requisites, including Ironmonger}-; Furniture, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, etc, also ! WOOD ND COL l;l iver ed daily at City prices. . HOUSE AND LAND AG NTS. Sunshine Fruit and Vegetable mart Hampshire Road Mrs W. Roberts, Proprietress. Fresh fruit daily. Families waited on for orders SUNSHINE COFFEE PALACE. Mrs BEAL/E, Proprietress. J?irst-cl"PS accomodation for boarders with liome comforts, Electric light, hot and cold baths. Two pianos. Tele 26, msmoderate. "Blair Athol' HAMPSHIRE RD No 1 Suuline Dairy. F MADLER. DEVONSHIRE and CORNWALL RDS, supplies families with pure Milk daily W holesome and Retail from her picked dairy herd- One Cowa's milk for in fants supplied. SUNSHINE ESTATE AGENT. E. R. CLARK, BLAIR, ATHOL CCFFEE PALACE. "Tele Frotsnray Z64M. Land and allotments in all parts of lliis now favorite su...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

SPECIAL NOTICES. The best place to go for— Ironmongery, Crockery, Tinware etc. w. n. RIDGUTT 14 Anderaon Street :v . 7ARRA*iLLEV Large stock ol Paints,1 Oils, . Colors and paperhangings, Estimates given for. Paintings Paperhangm?, General repairs- • - - FEDERAL BAKERY ANDERSON KT YARRAVILLE FANCY BREAD and BISCUIT BAKER, PASTRYCOOK, etc Bread delivered to all parts of Yarravllle Foot*orav and Snrronndifle Dlntricta. Dairyman,: Somerville Rd, Yarraville Eait. PnreMilk Supplied to residents of tli» ' district twic« daily.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
YARRAVILLE POLICE QUARTERS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

YARRAVILLE POLICE QUARTERS The necessity for providing better police-quarters at Yarraville was brought under notice by Cr Fielding at the meeting of the Foetscray Council last Monday evening. The present building used as a police-station did not meet the retiuirements of ~the dis trict, and he thought an effort should be made to secure the old post-office building, which was in a central position- He moved that the attention of the Chief Secretary be drawn to the matter. The motion was agreeaTOr—— When the case, Charlotte Ada Hirt against S, A Bennie, was called at Monday's Footscray court, there was no appearance of defendant. The complainant al leged that she purchased a sewing machine from defendant, paying 5/- deposit, ana Bennie took her old machine. She had not re ceived the machine or the money back. Defendant promised to re turn her old machine on Saturday, but had not done so. The Bench issued a warrant against Bennie for disobeying the summon^ • • » « » Money to Lend on D...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

COUNCIL NOTES ! ... ^ ^ , -4fter two weeks adjournment for the Easter houua.>s, coun cillors, met again on Monday evening, and were lauect u. mass of correspondence. but the business was got through expeditiously, and the sitting, although necessarily a lengthy one, was interesting iiirough out. At the usual tunc of com;, mencing, only Urs .bell, J' ield ing, ; Jenkins, Johnson and | Pearce wfite^in attendance, but the Mayor*, iknd Cr ttuiUabcer arrived later.' (Jr McDonald is away holiday-making. ■' FINANC-It'cOMMITTEE. Or Bell was voted to the chair, and the treasurer's re port was read by Mr Noylon, ^ surveyor), who its acting as town clerk during the absence of Mr ilarnet on holidays. The receipts totalled £^oSi/1 i /10, and the debit balance stood at £6470/1/9, while accounts amounting to £23y(i/2/3 were passed for payment that even ing, thus increasing the deb t to over £8UU0. (Jr Pearce re marked that the council would want a. 3/- rate soon.—(Jr J ohn son : We would spend ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE NEWS. SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

SUNSHINE NEWS. SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS FIRE BRIGADE. Third annual competitions will be held to:day (Saturday, April 25) at 2 p.m. The program an^ officials are as .follows:— Patron, H. V. McKay, Esq. Execu tive Committee: Chairman, Capt. G. Day; vice-captains, A. Taylor, \V. H. ' Troon, C. A. Emslie, T. Francis, G. A. Finlay, F. J. Turner, R. Klix and J. Price; Stewards, Messrs. P. Hore, J. ^ H. Thompson, 3. TurnbuII, J. Rich ards, W. J. MeNeilly, R. Fislior, J. J3. Richards, A. E, Dedrick, D. Farns -V * worth; Judges, ox-Cn-pt. J. F, Mont-. * : ■ gomery, and Mr. E_ Gray; tiinekeep 'Messrs. W'. Roach and Geo. Bult; Starters, Messrs. C. A. Hiscock and R. McKay; apparatus officer, Air. J. Lowe; recorder, Mr J. S. Ivory; hon. secretary, Mr. C. D. Thompson. Program: Event No. 1: Dry Hose Contest, 4 men (1st prize, LJ,; 2nd prize, £1). Event No. 2: Alarm and Rush Blue Dip, 8 men (1st prize, £4; 2nd prize, £2). Event No. 3: Y Coupling (1st prize, £4; 2nd prize, £2). Mr J. T. Packer deliv...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Assault in Hotel "A LADY IN THE CASE.': [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

Assault in Hotel "A LADY IN THE CASE.': At the Footscray court on > Thursday, James luahive, a young mail, was charged with I having unlawfulJy assaulted ' - Thomas Heiiue on Apr i IS. j Sub-inspector' Shaw prosec uted and Mr fcJecom^ appeared, for Flahive, who pleaded guil ty. . Thomas ileline gave evid ence that on the evening o£ April IS he was in the Belgrav ia_ hotel and saw Flahive. Witnets was assaulted by tfla hive and had to have Ii s wounds dressed by a doctor. Mr Seconiu—Are you friendly with defendant ? Witness—Yes. Was tJiere some unpleasant ness over a lady ?—STes. There was a bit of an argument and something in. the nature of a ■light oucured—Yes. • Did you strike your head ag . ainst ..the door in falling —- 1 could not say. David Bishop, 1 censee of the hotel, stated that he was in the bar when he heard a row and a scrimmage. He heard a man calling out "Mercy: Help' Witness saw defendant striking complainant, who was trying to cover his face. with h s hands. When...

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, APRIL 25th 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

The moving finger writes, and having writ .Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel hall a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word ol it. SATURDAY, APRIL 25th 1914. With the pertinactiy characteristic of the Scottish Church the con gregation of the'Yarraville Presby terian Church this year has re solved to gather money for the Building Fund direct giving, On Sunday morning, the Rev J. T. Robertson, M.A. will conduct Divine Service at the Yarraville Presbyterian Church. The Rev W- R. Byers will be absent taking the Sunday School anniversary service at the Union Memorial Church, North Melbournef in the morning and afternoon. • ••• •«•• Fines of 10/- each were imposed on the following at Monda>'s court for failing to have their children vaccinated: — Thomas Ross, Wil liam ^Sfurlow. Charles. Waters, and Harry Cope. ' • • • • Ernest Orams was "fined 10/ a Thursday's Footscray court for failing to have a legible number at tached to his motor car. « • • • A perlim...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 April 1914

;i V':T, ' /^'~~'*iM^'rjwriii«n7n»»iriV FCR flbsoiutelp painless Dentisirp idll DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU 'Did^it ever strikediyou^ _ That*paying?rent is money wasted,< f? Many a good wife has often reminded her husband that to go on paying rent year after year is out of date. Buying the house, but not getting the title. Beautiful home £30 depos it. Call to-day. Railway Place Seddon, phone'140 CARL MESSNER PIANOS. We have been fortunate in securing the Sole Agency for Australia of this High Grade Piano and have just received a shipment of several beautiful models. The Carl Messner Piano is undoubtedly the cheapest High Grade Piano on the Market. The Carl Messner Piano is built on Scientific Princi ples by Experts, skilled in Piano Construction,, with the most up-to-date machinery and only the Highest Quality Material. Messner Pianos, are specially built to withstand the - Australian Climate. We cordially invite you to inspect these tand numer ous other Models by various make...

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