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V.R.C. CARNIVAL. SIGHTSEERS IN THE PARK CUP RACE ATTRACTS RECORD CROWD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
V.R. C. CARNIVAL. SIGHTSEERS IN THE PARK CUP RACE ATTRACTS RECORD CROWD. " 'Twas just like a picnic, only better," was the verdict of a child after spending Cup afternoon in the Footscray Park and in that terse description of proceedings is summed up, in different language perhaps, the opinion of the whole crowd, estimat ed at over 0o,ooo persons who, from that point of vantage, viewed the Cup race and other equine events. SThe weather was perfect and though the dry spring had scorched practi cally every vestige of green off the area the picnic parties, the mothers and families, and those members of the male sex to whom the betting ring has no attraction found ample means for enjoying the outing. The merry-go-round, and the ocean-wave did such good business that other attractions of that character are sure to be in evidence in future while soft drink, ice-cream, fruit and re freshment stalls, in the open and in the lkiosk did a roaring trade;so much so that most of the enterprising ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Only last week Cr Jenkins was, in absentia, granted three months exten sion of his leave of absence. His col leagues were therefore somewhat sur prised on Monday evening when the councillor named, having only that day returned to Victoria, walked into the council chamber. He received a cordial handshake and a few words of welcome and subsequently thanked councillors for granting him an extension of his leave. Being in England when the war broke out, ho explained, he did not know how things would turn or how long it might be before he could secure a return passage. Therefore he re solved not to take any chances and straightway wrote asking that his leave might be extendedl. Later, in the mayor's room, on the motion of the mayor (Cr Hell), the health of the re turned councillor was drunk. In the course of a brief resplonse Cr Jenkins said that as a worker and one who had been always dleeplly interested in the welfare of the worker, he had kept his eyes open to see how the industrial c...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
PRESBYTERIAN /HURCH. ANNUAL MEETING. The Footscray Presbyterian Con gregation held its annual meeting on Wednesday evening, Rev. A. W. Butler presiding. The Iirk-Session reported, with deep thankfulness to God, a year of considerable prosperity in the spirit. ual affairs of the congregation, not withstanding the fact that the difficulties in tile way of church work were being everywhere in creasingly felt. The various clepartments of Christian acti\vity had had their usual busy year, and those who were responsible for carrying on tile several organisations w'ere warmly thanked. Reference was mtade to the growing disposition to spelnd the Lord's clay in idle ease or active pleasure seeking, and all the mem bers and adherents were urged, for their own sakes and for the sake of the church and its interests, to steadfastly resist this tendency, The report of the Board of MIan agement reviewed the gelieral operations of tile congregation, and gratefully recognised therein the hand of the...
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
f'IIORhEY') PIC'IIl'U ES. F'or the first half of the week the star drama One of tihe Girls will be shown at the Grand Theatre, also a choice selec tion of other films, including Series No. 3 of Wireless from the War. Commenc ing on Thursday two star pictures will be shown, one a drama, Drug Oblivion, is 1100ft long, the other a Keystone comedy numed The Rlounders, with the usual full pirogramme of up-to-date subjects. At the Federal Hall to-night the chief attraction will be In the Watches of-the Night, a 3000ft drama. Tlhere will also be shown a choice collection of other popular pictures,
V. R. C. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
V. R. C. Spring lldcp.-Traquette or Dliague. Flemington Slakes-Lc?sbos or Gai, V. R. C. Hdcp--Bon Ton or Gladwyn, C, B. Fisher Platc-Carlita orSt, Car wyne, Steeple--Swedish Lad or Guncap, Final Hdcp.-Philio or Aleconner. WVilliamstown Cup--De Gama or Lochano
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
1RS. TEAiSDALE Private Hospital. 94 Buckley street, Footsoray. WVill bo glad to hlear from Dayleaford friends. Il hIaIl IIIIII IIIIIIIuIIIIII UIIIIIIIIEIII - igh-irade - STAILORING - to MIeasure = Our , Stock of - . Suitings Is exten sive and we will Strive to please the most - Fastid ious. MN N NRY I;;1ULDOON 1ONicholson 5t.ootscra ~ iiIlIhIIIIlll i hl l l l hlfl IIIlll llh llllnll tllll lihla ESTABILISHEDJ 1853. Herbert King & Sons UNDERTAKER S. (Late of Geelong.) Cr Droop & Nicholson Streets, Footsnoray. Telophono-25 Footsoray ]~Exohango. Head Offico and Faotory-17l Lennox St., Richmond. Tel, 912, Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Tel, 1856 Hawthorn Exohangeo. Glenferrio Road, lMalvern, Tel, S9 Sfal. Svern Exohangoe. WVilliams Rload Tourak, Tel, 216 Wiud or Erchange, High Street. Kew, Tel. 411 Windsor, and Sunbury. Postal Clearances at Boxes (Letters only) n Footscray. Sa. cx. Sun LOCAITY. - na.m. pim. -[" p,.m ll.n." 1).m. . Nicholson lad Salrnet-road ,? - - 1.20 8.10 Iox ...
PATRIOTIC FUNDS, TRAVELLING COOKER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
SPA T.RIOTIC FUNDS, TRAVELLING COOKEIR. A committee meeting to wind up de tails in connection with the " travelling kitchen " fusd, inaugurated by Mrs R. M. Lane, was held at "Atlhaca, " Paisley street, on Wednesday evening. The result of thie movement was nost gratifying as after providing two travelling kitchens (one of which was donated solely by the employs of the Colonial Ammunition Coy.) there re mnained the handsome surpllus of .£120/ 18/6; altogether a sum of £l;l3(i was re ceived. The Mayor (Cr S. Bell) sup ported by Mr H. S. McKeinry, in moving a vote ot thankns to Mrs Lane, congratu lated her on the wonderful result of her efforts, and also the committee on the success aIttenlding tile picture night held at the Barkly Theatre, which slioved a protit of £58/1/. it was mientioned that Mrs Caldecotthud dislosedof £20) worth of tickets. Mrs J. J. Mills £10. and Mrs J. lamieson £8/1/. The president, Mrs S. Bell (mayoress) and secretary, Mrs R. M. Lane, desire to thanl i all th...
West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
West Pootscray LInc, West Footscray to Melbourne.(Spencer St Week days: 6 36-7 4-7 37-7 .16-8 to 830-935-10 12-11 12--12 Io--12 39 I 1o-2 17-3 9--3 54-4 42--5 38-5 44 - 6 18-6 53--7 40-8 42-9 59-11 21 12 18 Saturday's-6 36-7 9-7 37-7 46-8 Io -8 30-9 i5--Io 1"--I 17-12 13-1232 pnl. I 30-2 7 -3 11-3 54-4 42-5 37 6 52-8 42-'0 59--Il 17-12 38 Sundays (to Flinders street)--o 3-2 2 -3 56-6 25-9 9--Io 28. Melbourne (Spencer St) 1'. Footscray, Week nays-- 5 36-6 2-7 8 a Footscray only, 7 6-7 12-7 30 8 40-9 o--o33 II 38--l 4.-12 35 p.m,.-I 37-2 x5 2 413-3 38-3 53-4 1--4 16--5 26-5 53 6 38-735--9 18 --Io 22--11 40 Saturdays-5 36-6 2 7 8 from Footscray only-7 6-7 12-7 30-840-90-10o 33 II 15-11 36-12 40 p.m.--I 32-1 53 3 33-4 3-4 5--5 50--? 35-9 28 1o 3-IlI .l,
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Sunshin to Mtelbourno, Sunshine to Meltourne (week days) 6 27 -6 55-730--7 39 -8 1-8 21-9 26 -o 3-z1 3--12 30-2 8-3 o--345 3 26-5 31 -5 35-6 9-6 44-7 31 8 33 9 50-Il 12-12 9 Saturdays: 6 27-7 0-7 30--7 39--8 I1 8 21-9 26-zo 3--I 8-12 2--z2 7-' 12 23-- 21-2 8-3 2-4 33--5 28 6 43-8 33-9 50o-zz 8--2 29 Sundays-Sunshine to Flindors streot 9 54 a.m. -I.533-3 47-6.16-9.o-z0.19 Leave Footscray I1 minutes later,
Melbourne to Sunshine. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Melboutrne to Sunshine. Spencer Street to Sunshine (week days 5 36-6 2-76 and 7 12 not stopping at Foolscray--7 8 (fromn Footscray only) -7 30- 8 40-9--o 33--11i 38-II 48 --I 35--1 37-2" i5-2 43--3 38-3 53 -4 II-. 16--5 26-5 53--6 38-7 35 -- 18-10 3- I 4.10. Saturdays--Srtne as week days till zo 33 zz 15-II 36--12 .0o-- 32-1 53 3 33-4 3--.4 52-5 50-7 35-9 18 o 38--I 4i. Sundays - Flinders st, to Sunshine 9 io-?2 40-3 5-5 2"3-8 26-9 36, Leave Footscray I4 minutes later.
GARDEN NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
GAR?DEN NOTES. By MsR ED. GRAY. Questions on all matters relating to horticulture, if addressed "Gar den," care of this office, will be an swered in later issue. THE FLOWER GARDEN. I have been asked to give a list of flowers that will succeed in a dry season, This is asoimewhat difficult matter, as very few flowers will thrive in such a season as we are now experiencing. The warm dtlays tempt us to sow and plant those flowers which are at their best dur ing summer, such as salvias, zinnias, marigolds, petumnias, etc., and under existing, circumstances that plan may be pursued with every pros pect of success. It dtoes not follow that the present conditions will continue throughliout the sumn mer. I have oftenii noticed that a dry spring is followed by a wet rummior, and it is to be hoped that such will be the case this season. So that if we plant only those flowers that suc ceed in dry weather we may find later on that the weather is unsuit. able for them, and the wisest plan is to g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
if 'ita a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S coroeroro SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Servo you Well, And at Swau Street, Richmond; U60 'uckle'Struct, Moonoo Ponds ; 370 Sydney Road, Brunswick. DO YOU KNOW WE STOCK PUNSHON'S THESE GOODS P Ice Cupe, \Vaers, and Saysoi. Salino Powder, I ozsea Id; 1/3 lb. Raspberry Vinegar, tid and 1' : :. r Neorut Da tes, 3Psi Digeost Meal (Tower Brand) 5d packet. "Tower " Tens (Somnething Special) 1/I, 1 6, 1/0, S e our . Prod uce D,?epartie.t. We Stok ulnly TILE Ue.ST. we are showing a flue aasrtmeunt of unsful articlee for WVodding l'reaenuta in our Irou. nlongery and Crockery Departmeut. Also Mleat Safes, Fly WVire, Butter Coolers, Syphlonu. CALL AND INSPECT. NOTE ADDRESS: PUNSHON'S 143 Nicholson Street Footscray You will a New Suit and -an Overcoat for the Winter ;ati you cannot do better than let W. J. M eCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. HIe has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goodtls which you...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
HELP YOUI TOWN. Talk about it. Write about it. Help to beautify it. Buy all you can in it. Advocate progressive ideas. Remember that by assisting trades men you help the place along. Keep your money in the place. Sell all you can and buy all you can at home. The men who have invested in stores, workshops and other businesa places are building up the town, and they should be supported.
FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
FIRE. On W\ednesday nmorning at 1.30o the brigade received a call to the rear of IMr J. \W. Brown's fruitery establishlnient iu Nicholson street. Station olficer Maugcr was quickly in attlendance with two hose carts, 9 men, and within live minutes of recciving the call announced the lire under control. The hire took place in the yard containing a stable, c ach house, storctroom, alld ill which was packed over 500o cinlpty fruit cases atd a quantity of timber. 'he lamucs were couined to four pancls oflft. fencing and ;a qluanutity of cases and tinhbcer, ;and cotsidering the high wi\\nid anld hot day a good save\ was cllffected i one of the miost Ithickly piopulated parts of Footscray. The fire origilihated by a piece of burning lpaper Ilying out of a tub in \vwhichli rubbish was being burned, and falling amollng the cases. Thie lire demollstrated the ieces sity for more lire plugs in the viciln ity, the nearest plug being inl front of Maples. \Walking aloung Paisley street there is n...
REFUSED WORK. DISOBEDIENT SAILORS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
REFUSED WORK. DISOBEDIENT SAILORS At Monday's court John Medlock, donkeyman, and Fred Mahan, fire man, both of the British ship, Cana dian Transport, were charged with disobeying the lawful commands of the captain on October 28th. John Michael Foley, master, stated that the ship arrived at Yarraville from Ocean Island on Tuesday 27th. On Thursday Mahan was ordered to get up steam. He refused and lock. ed himself in his cabin. Witness went to the door and said it would be broken down if he did not come out. H-e came out and said hlie did not have time to raise steam before the stevedores came aboarld. Witness gave him twenty.four hours to turn to but he refused. Medlock absent: ed himself from the ship for a whole day without leave and said he was not going to work any more. On account of these two men refusing the whole crew stopped work. lMedlock--\\We have had bad food and insufficient food, it was forced on us for over a week. Captain Foley - \Ve have beenl drifting round Ocean I...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY The November monthly meeting of this society takes place on Tuesday next at the Masonic hall, when a paper on titled, ' How to grow Gladioli, " will be read by Mr F. G. Cormack. At the invitation of Mr E. E. Pescott, Director of the Burnley Horticultural Colloege, a motor boat trip will be held on Saturday, November 28th, to the gardens starting at 2.15 fronm Fawcott's boat sheds. As this is generally con sidered one of the most enjoyable trips of the season, members should make early application for tickets to prevent disappointment. Members are asked to Ibing along exhibits of either cut flowere and pot plants to the monthly meeting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
iPECIAL NOTICES, WE ARE READY Foi the Spring Trade with a Lovely Lot of SPI(INGSHIOES j All the Latest -CREATIONS-- of---- -FASH ION Ar e Blooming Luxuriantly with us now. Buy now, and get first pick. The "Springa" Glace Kid Bar Shoes, self bow, patent collar, light and brcezy, 7/tI. Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, very snappy in style and design self-coveredl heels, 4/z I. " Acis "--This is the name of a lovely Court Shoe, in tan or black glace kid, with 3 side buttons, very nifty, either color, 9/i i. Ox-blood and W\Vine Color Foot wear is still the correct thing. \Ve have a very large and choice selection, and will )be pleased to show them to YOU. Our Men's Department is wide ly known as carrying the Best of Australian-made FOOTWVEAR. Among others we are offering is a Glace Kid Derby Bal.l patent toe cap, at 12/6. "3rown" Fashion decrees that this color is to be worn, \\ e have Ladies' and Gents' Footwear to match the Costume, at popular Prices. Yours to 1Boot, WILLIAMS, THE SHOEMEN,...
EXPLANATION WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
EXP LANATION WANTED. "Oh, are you Mrs. Blizzer?" asks the vivacious and beautiful woman, on being introduc.cd to her. "I have often met your husband. I must congratu late you. He is always such a happy looking man. I have noticed that par ticularly every time he has chatted with me." That evening Mrs. Blizzer says calm ly but sternly to her husband: "Will you be so good as to tell me what makes you look happy when you are talking t6 other women?" Master: "Why were you so late for early school, Wrigiht ?" Wright: 'Please, sir, I must hawv overwashed myself."
ANOTHER CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
ANOTHER CASE, At Thursday's court Fred. Hal sey, bosun of the "Canadian Trans port," was charged with wilfully dis: obeying the lawful commands of the captain on November znd. Mr J. Hall, for the prosecution, mentioned that two of the crew of the same ship were sentenced for similar offences on Monday, when it was stated that the whole clew had stopped work. Now they had all gone back and were working well, except this man who would not work. Accused was a member of the Royal Naval Reserve and if a con: viction were recorded it would go against him. •Mr W. Mitchell, J P.--What do you say Halsey, will you go back ? Accused-No, sir. John Michael Foley, captain, said that he shipped accused as an able seaman in London and promoted him to bosun on the voyage. The ship arrived at Yarraville from Ocean Island on October 27th and accused was immediately given leave to report himself as the Naval Offices. He did not do so and got drunk while away. Next day he was told to go to report and wh...