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BETTING IN FOOTSCRAY PARK [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
BETTING IN FOOTSCRAV PARK On Monday, at the Footscray .. Court, before Messrs W. Mitchell, W. Gallant, Collins and Bracher, J's.P.. Alexander Campbell was . charged with having made a bet in the Footscray Park on October 31. Constable Davis stated "that he arrested the defendant on Saturday afternoon, on a warrant.. for street betting in the Footscray Park. He asked That defendant be remanded , /as. the case had to be heard before a Police Magistrate., 'Defendant was. remanded - for seven days. . . . Advertise in the( "Weekly News'', which ■ Is - read: In over; 1000 homes • in th» district. '
OBSCENE LANGUAGE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
OBSCENE LANGUAGE Thomas Henry-Backus appeared at the Footscray Court last Mon day to answer a charge of having made use of obscene language in Nicholson street. Constable Brown gave evidence "that at 11.45.p.m. on the. 3!st, tie saw the accused standing.,at the • corner of- Nicholson .and .Hopkins streets. Accused. mWde nse of ob" scene language to a companion. Backus—It is three years since I was here last. Senior Constable Bird—No, two years ago. &lt; ■' - ■ Backus was fined 40/- in default seven days' imprisonment.
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC YARRAVILLE BAPTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC YARRAVILLE BAPTISTS On Tuesday last, in company with many others, the. Baptist Sunday' School ; travelled by (train . to Werribee for their Annual ^pic- - nic. The day was gloriously fine and something like 309 children and adults, availed themselves of the delightful outing. Arrived at the beautiful Werribee Park the picnickers entered into the various enjoyments of the occasion. Pastor teachers, and friends gave them selves to the congenial task of pro viding the scholars with many pleasures. Rapidly the sunny hours flew by, till, all too soon, the hour arrived for the return journey to Yarraville. When the train • reached its destination the picnickers regretfully alighted "tired but happy" after their outing. - The Yarraville branch of the A.N.A. will hold a picture night in St George's Picture Palace on the evening' of Wednesday, Dec ember 2
FOOTSCRAY & WILLIAMSTOWN JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
FOOTSOUAV & WILLIAMSTOWN JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION. . The match between Sugar Works and Spotswood was commenced at Spotswood in a drizzling rain. Spotswood-scored 55. The rain was steadily increasing, but the Sugars batted away until they were forced to desist owiig to rain falling in torrents. They had lost four wickets for 39. The Yarraville Footballers journeyed to Newport where they were to meet the Shops, bnt owing to the state of the wicket the captains conferred, and de cided to postpone the match.
HYDE STREET METHS (a) v. NEWPORT BAPTISTS This match was played on the ground of the former club HYDE STREET (a, First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
HYDE STREET METHS (a"> v. NEWPORT BAPTISTS This match wns played on the ground of the former club HYDE STREET (a, First .Innincrs. Hy. Humphries, b Widipw 4 C Dohbie, b Williams *' ... V.. 72 T. Holmes, lbw Widdow 0 G. White, b Osmond 2 E. Elsbury, b Williams 18 J. Hill, c Har-is, b Williams ... 8 W. Mayer, c Budder., b Widdow ... 8 . G. Wilson, b Williams ' .. 17 T. Wilson not oat ... . 46 H. C. Humphrey, b Osmond ... 10 Sundries 3 9 wickets lor 188 Bowlers for Newport Baps:—Osmond 2 for 69, Williams 4 for 59, Widdow 3 for 58. Victoria Street Methodist3 commenced a match with Footscray Presbyterians on the former's ground. Owing to the rain a late start was made. Victoria Street batting first made 69. J. Hope 26 and A. Brown 10 were the top scorers. The Presbyterians lost no wickets for Z3- Williamson 7 not out and E. Roberts 14 not out—then play ceased for the day, owing to the ram. The match will be concluded to-day. The Presbyterians best bowlers were Schade 6 for 32, Al mond...
ANOTHER CASE A STUBBORN BOSUN [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
ANOTHER CA§E A STUBBORN BOSUN At Thursday's sitting of the Footscray Court, a bosun on the ship, named P. Halsey was charged with wilful disobedience of lawful commands. Mr Hall ap peared to prosecute, and defendant —plea-led-guilty. > .• . Mr Hall said Halsey was a Royal Navy reserve man, and if he would ( promise to go back ti\he ship, he iMr Hall) would withdraw the case. Mr Mitchell, J.P.—Will you go back ? • ~ Defendant (emphatically)—No-. The Captain''gave evidence of Halsey's disobedience. Mr Caldecott. J.P.—How long " has he been on the ship ? . Captain—Eleven months. Mr Caldecott (to defendant) — Why wont you go back ? Defendant—I am not satisfied with the conditions aboard as re gards food. Mr-Caldecott (to the Captain) — You seem to be anything but a happy family. Captain—We always have these desertions in Australia. Mr Caldecott—"I-hope you feed the men properly; Defendant—They do not. Mr Hall—Discipline must be en forced aboard a ship. If the men have any. complaint ...
DISOBEDIENT SAILORS SENTENCED TO IMPRISONMENT COMPLAINT OF BAD FOOD [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
DISOBEDIENT SAILORS SENTENCED TO IMPRISON MENT ^ COMPLAINT OF BAD FOOD At Monday's sitting of the Foot scray Court, T. Mahon; r&lt;fireman, and J. Medlock. adonkeyman. were charged with having, on October 31, at Yarraville. being employed on the British ship, Canadian .Transport, were guilty of wilful disobedience. Defendants pleaded guilty under extenuating circumstances. Mr James Hall appeared for the pro secution. •John Michael Foley, mas'er of the ship, stated that the vessel ar rived from Ocean Island on Tues day week, and berthed at Yarra ville. On the Thursday, Mahon refused to rtise steam when or dered to do so, and made the ex cuse that he did not have time. Another ms.u had to be obtained to raise the steam. Mahon later saidJM^m|^ta|MM^^l|^any J and sai&lt;3rh6-fii*«i£ Tng to be.treated.likea child.' Ce refused to do any work. On the 29th, Medlock refused to turn to/and said he was not going to do any. rrfore work That day, all' of the men had refused work....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
Money to Lend on Seeds, Life Policies, Jewellery,- Finance, Pianos, Furniture, without removal, of any Personal Security. Advances made for the purchase ol Horses and Vehicles, repayment by weekly in stalments. Furniture bought in in solvent estates. Strictly Private.— W. H. Birch, Cowper-street, Foots •trnHMAi .
CRICKET YARRAVILLE v. MIDDLE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
CRICKET NOTES by "ALIX" YAIUtAVIfjLiE v. MIDDLE PARK. On Staurday last, Yarravillo met Middle Park* at Middle Park, but m/rde a poor showing against the left-hander. Ford, and lost live of their batsmen" for 47. Norris (15), was the only batsman to reach double figures. Ford, who kept a splendid length, secured the five wic kets for 33 runs oft 10 overs. The scores were as follows:— YAUKAVILLE. First Innings. Reitman c—b Ford Rocke, b Ford ... Woods, b Ford Davis, c—b Ford Norris, c—b Ford; Bramfield not odt Goodwin, not^ Sundrie 7 0 G 8 15 9 1 1 5 wiokets for 47 Play was discontinued owing to rain.
HEALTH COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
health committee Dr Webb reported re the pro posed measles ward, as fbllows :— "In considering questionof hospital accommodation for cases of measles it should be made clear at the out set that little in the way of prevent ing 01 limiting the spread of the disease is to be hoped for as a result ,of the hospital treatment of these cases. This is due chiefly, to the fact that the disease is very infec tious in its early stages, before the •characteristic symptons have devel oped, and partly also to the popu lar impression that the malady is so harmless as to be unworthv of attention. Measles, nevertheless, possess a very appreciable death rate. For example, in Victoria during 1911, no fewer than 72 deaths were ascribed to this cause. The more severe and complicated types of the disease are most fre quently found among the poorer classes in the most crowded centre of population where sanitary con dition of the people is more or less, unsatisfactory and where, in the nature of things, t...
YARRAYILLE BAPTISTS v CHORCH OF CHRIST [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
YARRAYILLE BAPTISTS v CHORCH OF CHRIST This match was pleyed at Yarraville. Churci of Christ first innings 57. J. S' tcliffe 25 and E. Slieader 13 were the best batsmen for Church of Christ. Bowlers for Yarraville Baptisis—L. Carlton 5 for 35, F. Box 4 for 5, E. Owen 0 for 17. Yarraville Baptists first innings, 1 wicket for 45. W. Worrall 18 not out, G Sutton 23 not out Bowlers for Church of Christ C. Hill 1 for 20.
FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES CRICKET ASSOCIATION The following table shows how the clubs stand on the premiership list— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES CRICKET ASSOCIATION The following table shows how the clubs stand on the premiership list — Poss Points Club Points scored Pay View Rd Methodists 4 4 Nth W'town Presbyterians 4 4 Victoria St Methndists 4 4 John St Methodists 4 4 Footfcray Presbyterians 4 4 Lennox St Methodists 4 2 W'intown Congregationals 4 2 Newport Methodi*ts 4 2 Hyde St Methoriist (a team) 4 2 Hyde St Methodists (b team) 4 0 W'mtown Church of Christ 4 0 Newport Baptists 4 0 Yarraville Kaptists 4 0 To-day Lennox Street Methodists play a fcratch match with the Williams town Club XI on former's ground It tas been arranged to start the match at 2.30 p.m. sharp, as it cau only be a one day's match. Players are urged to be on the ground at I o'clock punctually. •
SHOPKEEPERS' SHOW CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
SHOPKEEPERS' SHOW CASES. At Monday's 'Footscray Court Bertram Brown, a showcase maker proceeded against A. • Doherty. Mr Secomb appeared for complain ant, and Mr Brocket for the de fence. Complainant stated that he received an order for the manu facture of a window enclosure. When he had it ready, he went to defendant, who said he would not take it, as he had made arrange ments to get' another one made by someone else. Mr Brocket—When was the order given? Complainant—On May 24. Defendant stated that when he gave the order it was on the dis tinct understanding that the work would be completpd in a fortnight's time. He waited eight weeks, and then gave the order to a Mr Rob ertson, who completed it on Aug ust 3. A fortnight later, Brown brought his case along. That was the first he had seen or heard -of Brown. Mrs ^Doherty gave corroborative evidence. The Bench dismissed the case, with £2/2/- costs. A stay of 14 days was allowed. Bertram Brown, at the same Court, proceeded against Mrs...
DEBT CASES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
DEBT CASES Orders were obtained in the following debt c.ases at Thursday's Court:—A. -Wittner v. Samuel Berleur, £14/9/9, with 13/- costs; Mrs Doldingv. William Arnold,. £3, with 15/•' costs; William Steele y. C. V. Chancellor, .£4/10, with 10/6 costs. 1
FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
FINANCE COMMITTEE | j 1 The above committee met with Cr Harris in the chair. The finan cial report showed that the receipts for the past fortnight totalled ;6l36/l0/4, and the debit balance stood at ^2603/17/ll. Accounts amounting to /"983/2/10 were passed for payment, bringing the total debit up to .£3,517/0/9, an increase of .4698/3/ over the same period last year.
GENERAL BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
GENERAL BUSINESS Cr Jenkins moved that the re presentative on the Metropolitan Board be asked to use his best ef* forts to have the area bounded by O'Farrell, Station, and Hamilton streets and Bay View rrad sewered.. Cr Shillabeer said he would look into the matter straight away. He thought the money was on the es timates. Cr Jenkins—Thank you. There is another thing I would like to ask. What is being done re the Ya'rr^yille main drain ? 1 Cr Shillabeer—We will hear something about Yarraville now. The Surveyor said that delay was caused in making searches for owners of some of the land. Every owner had now been located, how ever, and the work would be done through the summer, and com pleted before the winter. Cr Jenkins—I am glad to hear that.
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 7 November 1914
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Cr Harris also presided over the above committee in Cr Pearce's absence, and the following corres pondence was received and dealt with:— From J. E. Costello, desiring pitched crossinfj-atrprernises cofnCT" .Bay View road and O'Farrell street, and P. H. Scott desiring permis sion to construct pitched crossing at 56 Cross street.—Granted on usual terms. Meat Inspector Dawson desired aanual leave of absence from 4th inst,, he to provide a capable sub stitute. —Granted The Footscray Park Beautifica tion committee applied for a further grant of £70 previously promised. After a search of the records it was agreed that the amount be made available. J. H. Humphrey and others de siring footpath asphalted at O'Far rell street south side, from Hamil ton street to Williamstown road.— Cr Jenkins put up a strong fight for the work to be done while the asphalt gang was in the street, and succeeded in getting a motion passed. ■P. S. Olarenshaw complained of the condition of B...
TURF NOTES TO-DAY'S RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 14 November 1914
TURF NOTES! BY "COURIOLL". TO-DAY'S RACES. After such a continuity of out siders at 20's, aud even 33 to 1, rolling home at headquarters, sportsmen will doubtless find a quieter and less congested area for " thought," back agaiit on the heath. Maybe, after such a rout of favorites, the luck of the punter will turn anil be something akin to that which is said to apply only to the Celestial: strained purses may jingle again as a result of shrewd judgment in "pickin' 'em" in triumph against the roar of the ring and the path of the race-goer made generally more cheerful. The programme mapped out pro mises good interesting sport, the piece de resistance of the afternoon being ihe Armadale Cup, in which quite a number of noted candidates are among the entrants. Aleconner • has top weight, but the little brown is essentially a -weight,. caaiiefr^^nd. if .started should no^befa^rbm ttiejuage^"" eye. The greater part of the Syd ney contingent has returned ex cept Aurifer (who has apparently ...