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WANDERING CATTLE. INSPECTOR'S DEFENCE CRITICISED. AN INTERESTING DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
IWAADERJING CA TTEB. INSPECTOR'S DEFENCE CRITI CISED. AN INTERESTING DEBATE. Last week Cr. Drew protested with some warmth about the wandering cat tle nuisance and in the course of his re marks referred to the fact that twenty two head of cattle had gained access to the Footscray Park and had done dam age to the extent of £10. He mentioned too that Mr Glendenning observed the cattle, telephoned to the town hall, and that the inspector did not arrive for 2,1 hours by which time, of course, tihe animals had been recovered by their owner. On Monday evening last the inspector (Mr M. C. V hitchead) en tered his defence in the following terms: " I have to report for your information as follows:--This last fortnight I have issuedtl 2.4 summonses for stray cattle whlichl is a re cord. All defendants were fined. Re the article in Saturday's Advertiser headed " \W'andering Cattle " I beg to state that the cows that got into the park came through a fence opposite the park at the bottom end and...
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
DEB'S AND DIEBTORS, At Monday's court orders were made in the following debt cases ;--W. 11. Birch, represented by Mr Secomb, v. Albert R. McNamara, of Burnley, £7 12/6, with 30/6 costs; v. Wmin. F. Man nllack, .£5/51/ with 13/ costs; v. William Lawrence, £7 with 13/ costs; v. Joseph Godfrey Bevan, 35i/ with 7/6i costs; II. J. Allan v. E. E. Salmnon, .£11 withli 21/ costs; Win. Steele, represented by Mrl Brocket, v. IHenry J. Hobbins, £6/5I with .13/ costs; v. J. E. Halil £1/5/6 with 410/6 costs; J. A. Safe represented by Mr Socomb v. Robt. Thompson, Melb. Glass Bottle Works garnishees £1/I15 with 13/- costs :A. Bradley represented by Mr Brocket v. Percy Green, Cock bll & Co., garnishee £1/6 with 13/ costs ; E. Neep v. John Mcl,eod £2/12/5 with 15/6 costs ; v. Win. Henry Russell £1/15/2 with 15/9 costs ; Margaret Bon not v. Walter Reid, £2/i1l with 5/ costs. In the Footscray I'ark on Cup day a niiddle-saged man named Joseph MIuir head was arrested and, at a special sit ting ...
PROPOSED MEASLES WARD. HEALTH OFFICER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
PROPOSED MEASLES WVA RD. IIEAITI[ OFFICER'S REPORT. Amongst tlhe communic:ations receiv ed by the council on hlonday evening was a report. from D)r. Webb, health oflicer, regardling the proplosed measles ward, in the following terms: "In considering the question of hos pitail aiccomnlnlodation for cases of measles it should be made clear at the outset that little in the way of preventing or limiting the spread of tihe disease is to ibe holped for as aI result of the hospital treatment of these cases. This is due chiefly to the fact that the disease is very infectious in its early stages, he fore the characteristic sylnmptomls have developed, iand partly also to the popu laI' impression tlihat the malady is so harmless as to be unworthy of attention. Measlces, nevertheless, possess a very alppreciable death-rate. For example: in Victoria, during 1911,, no fewer than 72 ldeatths were ascribed to this cause. The moire severe and complicated types of the disease iare most frequently fou...
CUP DAY PICNICS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
CUP DAY PICNICS. The annual picnic in connection with the Footscray Baptist Sunday Schools was held on Tuesday last at Werribee Park, Seated trucks were providled by the Railway dlepartmn:ent as thie means of transportation, and, dlespite this rough manner of travelling, over one thousand scholars, parents and friends braved the condition of things and spent a happy time. The park, in common with other parts of the state, is sulffering from the want of rain, but it s line belts of shady trees irovided ample covering for gatherings of the older folk while the scholars indulged it the various Ipars times dear to the heanrt of the younger generation. D)uring the day several pedeustrian events were contested by the young men for medals that had been donated, and the numerous children's races, for toys, evoked keen interest. Those reslponsible for tilhe day's outing are to congratulated ul)on the colmplete ness of the arralngemencts. The return journey was coiiipleted shortly after eight...
AMBULANCE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
AMBULANCE BIRIGADE. A Flootscray divismon of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade has been formed. Ir H. Wardale Greenwood, brigade organiser, was present and the follow ing divisional ol/icers were appointed: Medical oltlcer, Dr H1. fox; superib tendcnt, N. J. (Curwood, 197 Ballarat road ; secretary, David Robertson, Pentland Parade, Yarraville; sergeant, Mr Mills, Sunshine; treasurer, PI. Rich ardson; inslpector of stores, W. Craig. Twenty-five names were handed in for the brigade, also 25 for a lirst-aid class. All lirst-aid men are askedl to join the brigade which meets every Thursday night in the Cycle hall, BIuckley street. at 8 o'clock.
PATRIOTIC WORKERS' ASSN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
PATRIOTIt; WO(,KERS' ASSN. The Patriotic Worker's Association is still doing a large amount of wvork andl have sent good sulmli.es of shirts, sox, &c., to headquarters. An expert cutter has given his services to aid the move mnt allnd there are now 20) Cardigan jackets and 140 underpants ready to ne asssmbled andl Mrs Shillabeer is an xious to hear from ladies willing to help with this very necessary work. Toward the fundls a donlation of 5/ has been re ceivcd from Hlazel Jobson, whilst Mr I). Richardson, snr., is paying for the ser vices of an explrt worlker for 2 mIontihs. We have received the sum of 5/ from "Wigwam," in nid of the Patriotic fund.
FATALITY AT YABRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
FA'f'ALITY AT YA ARLA VILLP. A on'e-arlllL'(d 11111rine collector anlld ice cramn vendor nmted William Cllrk, .17 years of age, was fountl dead alt badly burned when a lire nat Yurraville was extlnguished ill the early hours of l'ues dllly morning. Clark occupied a shed at the rlear of MIr Robert T'orr's resiIdence, Ander.sol street, Yarrliville. Froll some ulnklnlo\wn cause the shied cnught lire at about half alln hour after milIdmglht. 'The Footseray anlld Yarrlaville Fire Ilrigadcs were soon onil thile spot but whle they arrived the structure wis ai massof Ilamel. Elll'orts to save Clark, who 11ha1d not shown sIigns of having 1been awakenedl by the lire, were futile. When thle Ilames were quenched the clharredl remains of the unlfortunate man's body were discovered The couch on which he lild bleen sleop ing was burnt to indlers. I n an accident some years ago decca sed lost one of his arms, The house was not ldamaged by tile lire, but tilhe shedl was destroyed. It transpired sub ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
CRICKET. Notes by "COVERs POINY.' Footscray Club Eleven will visit Sunbury this afternoon. All members wishing to make the ttip are asked to calchl 52.25 train at Footscray (week end tickets,) YARRAVILLE v MIDfDLE PARIK. The meeting of thle Yarraville and Middle Park teams was looked forward to as likely to provide a fair mneasure of the strength of either team and it was distinctly dis appointing therefore that the opening last Saturday should have been marred by rain. It was also decidedly unfortunate that after losing the toss Yarraville had to openl on a sodden wicket The result was that Ford, a left-handed bowler, found a spot which made hIis deliveries almost unplayable, and Yarravillo saw five good batsmen dismissed for the poor score of .16. Dick Norrig, shaped fairly confidently and in compiling s5, had the honor of being the only man to reach double figures. Ford secured tihe five wickets for 33 runs and registered a meritorious bowling performance. After an hour or so's p...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. CUP MEETING, [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
IJWILLJA 1ISTO WTN RAI GES, CUP MEETING, A\t yesterday's meeting of the seaside club there was a very good attendance and tile racing was of an interesting character. The course and sturlrounid ings were in splendid order, On Monday the chief event of the sea club-the Williamstown Cup--will be run for. This event, which is run over a distance of 1mile and 3 furlongs, is worth 3000 sovs. There has been a splendid entry, including some of the leading horses of tile Commonwealth. Notwithatanding the dry weather tile coulrse and surrtoundings are looking nice and bright, and given line weather the meeting should prove one of tile most succcssful yet held. Following is the order of running: Two-Year Old1, lurdle Race, The WVilliamstown Cup, 1 mile and 3 furlongs. Steelplechase, AILona Handicapl, \Wel ter H[andicap. The lirst race will star t at 2 o'clock, and slmecial trains, running direct to the course will stop at Footscray antld New pIort to pick up and sm Ct do\Vwn ]?,n1iI gers.
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
BO IVING NOTES. To play or not to play ? That was the question on the various bowling greens last Saturday, It was raining lightly and the prospect of trundling wet and dirty bowls up and down a sodden green was not en ticing but at Auburn, where Footscray's A. team journeyed for a friendly match, it was decided to indulge in a game. The result was victory for the locals who did remark ably well under the adverse conditions. The II team was dun to play a pennant match against Camberwell on the local green but the match did not eventuate. The visitors, alter coming such a long journey, wanted to have a game, but the locals did not have a full team in attend ance; were afraid that their splendidly grassed turt would sufler damage, and did not tancy the prospect of standind out in a drizzling, uncomfortable rain. Finally the visitors, keenly disappointed, gave way and the match was postponed until a date to bu fixed To-day the A team is to tneet the crack St. Kilda team at Footscray, i...
SWIMMING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
SWIMMFING NOTES. 'lThe committlce of the Foolscray Swimn ruing Club have altered the date of thie opening function from the aist iu?st., to December 5th. The membership roll is filling rapidly. The presitdellt, lon. \W. I-I. Fielding, M.LC has [forwarded to the secrclary a handsome: cup, which will be contested for at the annual carnival in February. T'tIe commnlnltc are (lrawillg Iup' an at tractive programme for the opcning day, and gireat interest is being displayed in thu prepar;uations for the opcning,
THE BRAVE BRITISH CYCLIST. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
THE BIRA VE BRITISH CYC~LIST. lie bredethI clot thic boyeerot'c glecicl, lie recru iOot of the bloou red streanm, lie ricdre as ill a levered dream : Acrose tile bar Ilfla alohlelrs bowed With eulperheumain strength endow?ed. \Vhlle loud the dylg" ehriek resound, Whllcre gallant bors bestroew tie groiund, With linI of warlare all eround I Still on lhe rode Ils teeth were clencled Ilie ermi beamr froeom their sockets wrenched. thee boohe of glles around hill roll, No fearo for sell opeperees Id soul, Ill eyre are hied ipon the oael ! Ilia lace is bathed in blood and seweat. Still oo hre cclese, farthero y et. otlher hbed dared, allf dorilg fell, I'aoiog tie very illotlhl o hell O1 anb aceile erney to tell, 1Of litdden ore ilnt lie Illr wait God speed hlri eri it c0o too lfte, Gark in his pati tile blooeed thIf;'d scl i 'lrie blood of those brace heroes dead AVo for their cout hry daref and bleL i Those gallact souls whlloa decrl CObliiAe Are wrilten oci the scrolls ol tliic. Yet cIot...
THE TROCADERO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
TJiE 'PROCADEJXO. A bright prog:amme of pictures and variety novelties was given at this theatre during the week. Tonight a new program of pictures aud the following variety artists wvill make their first appearance. Vcrdon and Mack. Fred Swift and an old Footscray favorite, I-Harry Leggett. On Monday night a two reel Keystone comedy, " The Knock out," will be screened.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. T. GOUGH, SURGEON DENTIST, 156 NICHOLSON STREET, Footeoray S Over Shaw's, Grocers. Telephoneo: 272 Footscray, :Sets of Teeth ...... from £3/3/ Best work only done. Artificial Teeth, 5/- and 7/6 per tooth. Fillings, Crowns, &c., at Moderate Charges. Mr. GOUGH attends to all Patients himself, and if satisfaction is not given Fees will be returned. tiours: 9 a.m, to S.30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to s p.m. " Victor" audeville & Pictures, IRVING STREET, (Outside Footscray Station) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7 COUNT MACDONALD Australia's Iarry Lauder. Quaint Scotch Comedinn. Late Rickard's Tivoli Theatre. VICTOR LEWIS Lightninc Sketch Artist, introducing humnor ous and platriotic lsketches. IVY 'YRER Unique Sdubrette and Specialty ianllcel, Presenting her latestl successes? Full programme of Pictures in addition including Saved from Dishonor A Nordisk, 3 reelso, In the Cornish Alps, etc. Presents given away as usual. Matineo and night. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TO-MORROW....
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
LODGES & SOCIETIES, At the meeting of the Loyal Waratah (Ladies) P. A. F. S. lodge, Sister Mrs. Millichip, W.M.. presided. Three can didates were initiatedl and instructed by the W.M., and two propositions were received. An applal letter for a dis abled brother met with a hearty re aponse. Donations for a presentation and for the combined Xmas tree were passed. The syllabus committee are Sisters M. Aston, J. Tullock, E. Rim- mer, Kaye, J. Butler, L. McInnes, and L. H. Reynolds. Next lodge night's syllabus item-fruit soiree. At the,last meeting of the Footscray branch A.W.A., President Miss Rogers in the chair, three propositions for membership were received. Nomina tions for ofilce-bearers will take place at the nextmeeting. The syllabus item is "An oevening by Miss Canavan."
Footscray and Williamstown Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 November 1914
lFootscray and Williamstown Churchles. Owing to the rain last Saturday some of the matches were unable to be played. The result of the day's play of teams that did play are given belovw. Yarraville Baptists met Church of Christ on the former's ground. Thie following were the scores:-Church of Christ, Ist ings., 57, Sutcliffo 25, Streader I3; Carlton 5 for35, Hox ,4 for 5; Yarraville ilaptist, Ist innings, I for .5, Sutton 23 n.o., \Vor rall I8 n.o,.; IHill t for ,o. To be concluded to-day. Hyde street Methodist (A teamn) met New port liaptists on the former's ground. The scores were as follows:--Hyde street .tt innings, 9 for I88, Dobtble 7, Wilson 46 n o., Elsbury 1S, G. WVilson 17, H-Iumphroy o ; Williams 4l for 59, WViddows 3 for 58, Osmond 2 for 69g. To be concluded to-day. Victoria street Methodists met Fools cray Presbyterians on thie former's ground. Owing to the rain a late start was made. The following were the scores for thle day's play :--Victoria street ast inings, 69, H...
A DISOBEDIENT CREW. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
A DISOREDIENAT CREW. At the present time the captain of the British ship Canadian Transport has an unenviable position. Last week at the local court three of the crew were sen tenced for refusing to obey orders and at Thursday's court eight more appear ed and were charged that on the 9th, 10th and 11th inst., being firemen or seamen lawfully engaged on the ship named, lying at Yarraville, they were guilty of wilful disobedience. Their names were S. Percy, G. Bonnichie, J. Shubarrie, W. Walker, Charles Howler. Walter Perrieg, Leonard Dobson, - Nelsen. When asked how they pleaded almost as one man they answered "Guilty." Mr Hall appeared to prosecute. The captain stated that most of the men were shipped at London about 11 months ago, and signed for 3 years. He had been here with them before and had no trouble. The salt miat had passed the Board of Trade test but had gone bad in the tropics; he then gave the men tinned meat. The shipping master had examined the food and said they were ...
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
TIIOt LEY'S ICTL'UEIS. Starting on Monday the great picture " England's Menace, " is to be shown at the Grand where Mr Thorley is attracting large attendances nightly by his policy of screening all the latest and best films obtainable. Startlngon Thursday the great 4oooft. attraction " The Ruby of Destiny " is the chief of a very fine selection of sub jects. The full programmes are advertised. At the Federal Hall " Traitors to the King," a toooft. drama that is sure to arouse great enthusiasm, is the star picture of a full programme of star numbers. The reduced prices obtaining at the Federal and the good programmes are attracting good houses,
TRAMWAY CONTROL. GOVERNMENTAL OR MUNICIPAL. COUNCIL DISCUSS POSITION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
TRAM WA Y CONTROL. GOVERNMENTAL OR MUNI CIPAL. COUNCIL DISCUSS POSITION When the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company was granted the valuable privilege of constructing tramways through the metropolis and some suburbs~it was provided that its lease should expire in 19i6 and that lines, cars, engine sheds, etc., necessary for the continued working of the service should become the pro perty of the municipalities concerned. For this reason the councils whose districts have been much advantaged by the tramway system have also had the satisfaction of looking for ward to the time when they would become possessors of a very valuable and revenue-producing asset. But as the time draws near for the tram way company to abdicate the public have come to recognise that others have claims besides those municipali ties through which the trams run. They argue that the suburbs that, like Footscray, have not been pro vided with tramway conveniences provide a good deal of the revenue earned by the tra...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
BRA YBROOK COUNCIL Harvesting operations are in full swing on the small crops yielded at Braybrook and there was only a bare quorum present at the council meet ing on Monday last. Those present were Crs Cranwell. Robinson, Mc Lagan, l-latrison, Munro, Pennell and Hopkins. Cr McKay was also present at the commencement but left early. Tenders for spalls by \V. R. Roberts were accepted for the fol lowing roads : DerLy road, 500 c. yards at 1/9 per yard; Anderson's road, 300 c. yards at 1/9 per yard; Chapman street, 200 c.yards at 2/ per yard; Mertford road, 200 c.yards at 2/41 per yard. J. A. Collins' tender for the sanitary contract at 13/ per pan per year for Railway riding, and 14/ per pan per year for the River riding, was accepted, as also Babbs' for the removal of garb age at Id. per veek per house. The price for 17 chains of roadway in Sheahan's lane was not satisfactory and it was decided to call for fresh tenders. The Sunshine Progress Associa tion asked that the footpath in F...