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SUNDAY ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
SUNDAY ADDRESS. Mr Kenney, in his Sunday night ad. dress, called attention to the war and its possible results. Is it to develop into Arm inagedon? Evidently it is at least a prelim inary step in that direction, forced into existence by the evil passions of man to be used by the hand and purpose of Clod who rules all things, as an object lesson to teach the nations and people composing them to know the Lord their God. Most of the troubles that are recorded in the scriptures as occurring to the nations are stated to be brought upon them that they may know that the Lord is God. Therefore, said Mr Kenney, the nations and people so dealt with must be ignorant of God, as God wants them to know Him In other words astray from God, and powerful means must he used to waken them to their duty. In this matter let them, every individual of every nation, seek to know God and become one of His chosen ones in the appointed way according as they are instructed in the scriptures of truth, •
MAINTENANCE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
MAINTENANCE CASE. At Monday's court Ida May Northam sued her husband, John Northam, for maintenance; Mr P. Ridgeway appeared for complainant and Mr Secomb for defendant. Mr Ridgeway stated that the wife was claiming maintenance and while all were agreed that she was entitled to it no arrangement could be made to suit both sides as to how much she should get. He suggested that defendant be put in the box, exam ined as to his means, and the bench decide without any suggestions from either side. Mr Secomb and the bench thought the suggestion a good one and it was decided to act upon it. Defendant stated that he had two sources of employment, permanent appointment as usher at the Barkly theatre at IS/- per week and was employed casually by the Barkly theatre company on an average of two to two and a half days a week bill posting for which he received 7/- per day. Mr Ridgeway-What occupation do you follow ? Defendant-Any trade. Mr Ridgeway :-lave you no trade? -Yes. Mr Ridgeway-Well, wha...
FOOTSCRAY v SUNBURY ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
FOOTSCRAY v SUNBURY ASYLUM. Footscray club eleven paid a visit to Sun bury last Saturday to play the asylum on the beautiful ground overlooking the town. ship of Sunbury, a picturesque spot among the hills. The party included "Tom" Evans and the evergreen Charlic Grunden who, with his party, had driven out early and had a bit of big game shooting on the way. Owing, however, to the scarcity of bags big enough for the purpose he had to leave all the game behind. Arriving at Sunbury the party put up at Winter's Royal Hotel, where to fill in a bit of time, owing to a challenge by "Tom " Evans to the secretary as to who was the " George Gray " of the party, a game of billiards was played, Owing to the number of safety shots resorted to and the large size of the table, which the secretary said was too big to get around, the game instead of being rooo up, was cut down to 50, which was only finished after the marker had stated that it was his living and that time was the essence of the cont...
A FATAL BONFIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
A FATAL 11OBOuIdRnE. With some idea of celebrating Guy Fawkes day a number of West Foots cray youths lighted it bonfire in South ampton street last Saturtlay afternoon with the regrettable result that a child named Ruby Maud Blake, aged three years and ten months, lost her young life. Much sympathy is felt in the neighbourhood for the bereaved par ents. Childlike deceased was attracted to the bonfire and was throwing some tins on the heap of burning material when her clothes ignited. In a few momnlents she was enveloped by flames; other children screamed for help and the parents of the little one rushed to the rescue. They succeeded insbeating out the blazing clothes, sustaining pain ful burns in so doing, and the badly in jured child was conveyed to the Chil dreis' Hospital where she sank and died a few hours after admission. A magis terial inqury was conducted by Mlr C. Goldspink J. P., on Monday and a ver dict of death by burning, the result of an accident, was returned.
FOOTSCRAY SECONDS DEFEAT WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
FOOTSCRAY SECONDS DEFEAT WILLIAMSTOWN. The above match was commenced on the seaside ground on. Saturday, Footscray again showed their superiority in all de partments of the game, winning by 87 runs on the first innings. Williamstown won the toss and sent the local team to bat on a perfect wicket. Addison and Jackson opened and put together 24 for the first wicket,.before the latter was bowled for a well made is. Shorten came next but did Snot score. Addison added 3 runs to his .?ally before being dismissed for ,4.l Glee -son 5, Easton 6, Lohrey 5 and Emmerson 2 were soon disposed of. A feature of the innings was the batting of Leeds 2. n.o., and Moyses 23 n.o. With I17 on the board Footscray declared their innings. Wil liamstown could do nothing with the bowl ing of Leeds and, Lohrey both being utn playable, and the seasiders were dismissed for 30o runs, Leeds securing the fine average of 6 wickets for Is runs and Lohrey 3 for 17. It was a fine performance for a team with a lot of f...
FIRE AT SUNSHINE. INADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
FIRE AT SUNSHINE. INADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY. One of the drawbacks to Sunshine as a residential area, making the closely built portions of the district a veritable danger zone in case of fire, is the in adequncy of the water supply, especi ally in the summer months when water for fire extinction purposes is most likely to be needed. Illustrations of this have been given before. Another was provided last Sunday night when a three-roomed single-story dwelling in Cornwall road, Sunshine, owned and occupied by Mr E. M. Flatt, was' totally destroyed by fire. The outhreak was caused by the upsetting of a kerosene lamp, The fire brigade attended but owing to the poor water supply difficulty was experienced in coping with the flames. The nearest fire hydrant was 1100 feet distant from the house. After two hours strenuous work the flames were eventually extinguished, but' by that time little of value hadl escaped the flames. The house was insured in the Norwich Union for ,£80, and there was an ...
Footscray and Williamstown Churches [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
Footscray and Williamstown Churches Hyde street Methodist (A team) defeated Newport Baptists last Saturday on the for mer's groand by an innings and 87 runs. The following were the scores-Methodists Ist Innings 21o, Dobbie 72, \Vihon 58, Els bury 18, G. Wilson z7. (Williams 4 for 67, Widdows 3 for 57, Osmond 3 for 79). Bap tists est innings 23, (1'. Wilson 6 for 6, (3. White 3 for 8); and innings zoo, Williams o20 n.o., Harfis IS, Darrell ii (Holnes 5 for 22, Humphrey 2?'or 12, T. \Vlson 2 for 13, Mayer I for x6, White a for I3, lill o for 24. FootsLray Presbyterian defeated Victoria street Methodists on the latter's ground by 92 runs on the first innings. There was a number of ladies present, which was pleas ing to seea Scores-Viitoria street, 1st in nings-69. -Pressos Ist innings 161; Roberts 58, Williamson '33, Schade 36. (Beaver 3 for 1I, 1tarkla 2 for i1, Grenfoll 1 for 17, Brown I for 25, Hope a for 26), Victoria street 2nd innings, 4 for 62, Curwood 30 no., Barkla 14, Brown 1...
YARRAVILLE'S SPLENDID RECOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
YARRAVILLE'S SPLENDID RECOVERY. A thatch between Yarraville and Middle Park, two teams regarded as likely to earn places in the final four, was commenced on a wet Saturday and Yarraville had the bad fortune to lose the toss. And when five of the best batsmen on the side were dismis sed for the small score of 46 runs the luck seemed awful. But the Yarraville team does not accept defeat until the last ball is bowled and the last wicket lost. I remark ed in this column last week ,'Yarraville will need to put up a fine tail end score and a splendid bowling performance to achieve victory," and they did both. It was won derful. The remaining batsmen played dtifficult bowling as if it were the softest of soft stuff; the fieldsmen became demoralis ed and could hardly step a ball and if was a dispirited Middle Park team that went to the wickets to answer a score of 140, when they thought the match had been made secure on the first day. And then Yarra villa's bowling did the rest. Middle Park...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
1OeDGES & SOCIETIES. At the meeting of the Loyal Foots cray lodge, P.A.F.S., W.M., Bro. 'Thompson presided. One new member was initiateld and two propositions re ceovedl. The social secretary, Bro. Swift, presented the balance sheet of the annual social and he and his com mittee were thanked for their success ful efforts. liro. G. Miller is acting us employment registrar and members out of employment or knowing of emlplov mnent are requested to communll icate with him. A programme of items and dlancing was presented Misses Drum mond and Murray and Messrs Dilhm and Murray contributing, and Mrs Pike supplied good music. At last Sunday's meeting of the Pres byterian Young Men's Society, Mr G. B. Bennett read a paper of considerable merit upon the subjhect of " Sowing and Reaping, " worthily upholding the standard of the paplers read at the class meetings. Mr 1,ennett contendled that if we bore the burdens of others that the world would be a bet.ter and bright er place to live i...
PROPOSED PICNIC CARNIVAL. PUBLIC MEETING NEXT WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
PROPOSED PIONIV GA(I~NL VAL. PUBLIC MEETING NEXT WEDNES DAY. The suggestion that on next A. N. A. day, a monster picnic carnival should be held at the Footscray Park to initiate an annual re-union of citizens and to raise a substantial sum toward further and prompt improvement of the park has been well received. It is recognisea that'with the river for motor boat and rowing races, and for aquatic sports; the lower portion of the park for mili tary~ fixtures, pedestrian racing, includ ing State School, industries and lodge championships, also children's races and novelty events, and with the higher ground for picnicking, the park is ad mirably placed for a function of the kind. If the assistance of citizens is forth coming it is regarded as possible to in clude amongst the attractions an arco plane flight, river racing, acquatic sports, including amusing events such as greasy pole, duck hunt, barrel races, etc., foot racing, and novelty events, merry-go-rounds, pulnch and judy shows,...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. CUP MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
SVIILL1AMISTOWN RAOlAS, CUP MEETING. The Cup meeting of the Williametown Racing Club, held on Monday last, was one of the most successful yet 'held, both socially and financially, whilst the racing was most interesting, there be ing many exciting finishes. The chief event, of course, was the Williamstown Cup of 2000 sovs. and a handsome silver rose bowl, valued at 50 guineas, for the winner. The race resulted in a splendid contest and a popular win for Alecun ner, who. defeated the unlucky Sir Al wynton, who was also runner-up in the Melbourne Cup, by a length. The Governor and staif were present and there vas also a number of inter state visitors. The course and surroundings were in capital order and the arrangements made by Mr C. F. Orr, secretary, and Mr I-. Sutton, assistant secretary, were most. complete, everything passing off satisfactorily. The drive leading up to the stand has been nicely laid out, whilst the new course, which cost a large-sum to construct, was much appreci...
PRESENTATION OF MEDALS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
PRESENTATION OF MIEDALS. At the recent band carnival a com petition in military duties was held amongst, picked companies of local cadats and the medals offered for the winners were secured by B. company, with Lieutenant Freemann in charge Themo are to be presented at the drill hall by ex- Cr. Caldecott at3,30 o'clock this afternoon. Captain Billinghurst C. 0., 65th Battalion and Captain Hick sonparea officer, are to be in attendance The prize-winners are: Sergeants Turnbull and Williams, and Cadets E. W. Torr, H. W. Cant, I. L. Gladstone, T. E. O'Brien, W. J. Sharples, F. J. Mollard, W. J. White hall, W. J, Gibson, E. W. Hunter, N. Bastin, C. L. Ducros, W. J. Millman, C. F. Dewey, B. R. Weller, H. Stokes, 7 PiTownsend, .G; P. Warnock, M W. "Warden, G. G. Bonham, W. J. Mitchell, J, H. Yeoman, J. Kelsey, B. P. Mat thews and W. E. G. Mitchell.
RAILWAY PROSECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
IA LWTVAY PiROSE(JUTION. Attlhe local court on Thursday Annie Love was charged with travelling bc tween Footscray and Seddon without a ticket entitling her to do so. Mr F. O. Borsum prosecuted. Thomas Clarke, special checker, stat ed that on October 6th, he was check ing between Footscray and Seddon. Defendant was in a first-class car on the 8.28 p.m., down train and presented a second-class, female two-third ticket., In explanation she said she had to meet a friend at Flinders street, whom she wished to avoid and to do so went to Spencer street station, When she got in a second-clnss carriage the person whom she was avoiding came along and got in the comparitment with her and to get away from him she got in a first class compartment. There was no appearance of defend ant who sent a letter to the bench stat ing that a man got in the second-class compartment at Spencer street and com menced to annoy her, so she got out and entered the nearest compartment to her which happened to be f...
PATRIOTIC FUNDS. BELGIAN RELIEF FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUNDS. BELGIAN RELIEF FUNDS. In connection with the movement to raise money locally for the Belgian Re lief Fund Mrs R. M. Lane (secretary) has been successful in obtaining the following handsome donation: with which to arrange an art union in aid of the fund :-- ol Hesse Bros., solid oak 3 piece bed room suite, £25; Hlugo WVietheim, sew ing machhwi, £1:31:3/; Moaples & C(o. go cart, £7/7/; G. Sutherland, eleetrician, Irving st:rel., electric radiator, £6/6/; Eutrope & Son, grumaphone, £5/10/; Shaw & Co., dinner set, £1/4/, Mr II. C. Lloyd, oil painting, £31/3!; Mr Mullet (late Trewveek's) clock and ornaments, £2/10/; Alex. Clarke, Panama hat, £21 2/; Geo. Gordon, lawn mower, £1/15/; H. Conahere, brief bag, £1/1 ;.Mr IH. C. Lloyd, oil painting, £1/1/: Scovell & Spurling, gent's umbrella, £111/; Vic. Greenwood, pipe in case, 10/6; also a cheque for £3/3/ from J. H. Hooper & Co. ; Mr Cattanach, pair of ear rings, The articles are on vi...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
SWIMMlING. --4--~------ The committee havc drawn up the fol lowing programme to bhe contested on open ing day, December 5th :-Under 14 years handicap, junior handicap, senior members handicap, relay handicap, diving handicap, novelty race. Entries are coming in freely for the various events. '!'he membership roll has passed the half-century mark. The punching ball and training tables will be in full .vorking order next week. The committee are obtaining a number of spare keys to admit to club house, they will be issue to members for the season upon the payment of a small deposit.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
HORTIIGULTLTRAA L SOCIETY There was a very good attendance at the November monthly meeting of the above society held in the Masonic Hall on Tuesday last. Mr J, JamiBson oc cupied the -chair. " The Gladioli " was the title of the paper read by Mr F. G. Cormack, who, in a short but very interesting address detailed the methods he found to be successful in the growing of this flower. The paper evoked a good dealtof dis cussion, and Mr Cormack was accorded a vote of thanks on the motion of' Messrs Melsaae and Longman. An" excellent display of cut flowers and pot plants, which helped consider ably to make the meeting attractive, was. staged by the following :-Mrs McCoubrie, 18 cut flowers ; Mrs Jamie. son, 14 cut flowels ; Mrs Wright, 8 cut flowers; Miss Meikle, pot of adiantum and bunch of carnations; Mrs Gow, 2 cut flowers; Mrs J. Humphrdy, fern (Cyrtomium falcatum) ; 1,. Cormack; Bougainvillea magnifica ; W. M. C. Allaway, orchid cyp, lathemianum and pot of amaryllis (hippeastrum). Po...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
BOWILING NOTES. The local green was in perfect order last Saturday for the meeting of the local A, team, with the crack St. Kilda team and played under such satisfactory conditions that the contest proved a first rate test of the capabilities of the locals as compared with a team of leading rank. As expected the result was a win for St. hilda. But it was by no means an overwhelming victory. It was instead a win due to greater even ness in the winning sixtcLn which enabled them to be up a few points in each rink, Forge's quartette was beaten by 2 points ; Griffiths' by 4, English's by 8, and Rogers' by Ii; a difference even tn the worst case that might have been made up had the skippers received solid support from every man. The club is foolish if it does not take a note of the lesson the contest affords. In bowling, unlike any other sport, there ap pears to be a delicacy about supplanting a player no matter how poor his form This is due, of course, to the toichiness of the players t...
NOXIOUS TRADES. CONDUCT OF BRAYBROOK ESTABLISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
NOXIO'US TRADES. CONDUCT OF BRAYBRIOOK ES TABLISHMENT. The following somewhat remarkable report was submitted to the Braybrook Council on Monday last by the shire inspector: "Jacoby is still boiling down without being licensed. He is tih solo occupier of premises and is renting same from Mrs Clancy,.as you probably are aware,. Ahlzweig (the licensee) being unnatura lized is interned at Japan, so the matter rests with you if Jacoby is allowed to continue. Inspected the place on 4/11/14 and saw two dead horses and three or four poddies, all skinned, and my word they were prime. (Laughter.) lIe said they belonged to his son who was taking them to George Pennell in the morning. I saw Mr Pennell who said he would not have them. Ahizweig is the liconees and while away has given Mr, Pridham power-of-attorney," The inspector was authorised to take whatever action he deems necessary to meet the ease.
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
S1T. GEORGIE'S IIHIAT 2IE. The "' Lucille Love " serial picture will be advanced another stage to-night when another two parts will be screen ed. The story is getting both thrilling and exciting, and audiences look for ward to the next instalment. Two war gazettes will also be screened, one dealing with the eastern sphere of war and the other of doings in France and England. A three reel star, Wrecked, will also be shown. On Monday, the popular stage play, The Lights af Lon don, a film of 5000 feet, will be pro duced. This drama has been made famous on the Australian stage by Bland Holt and the late George Rig nold, both of whom will be remembered by theatre goers. Fortune's Favorite, three reels, will also be shown together with war news, dramas and comedies.
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
110 WING. The members of the F'ootscray Rowing Club hold trial A. and It, class pairs last Saturday for trophics presented by' lhe Mayor, Cr. S. M. 13Bell. Eighteenl crews faced the starter and some interesting rac ing was witncssed. Final results wcre:--A class, A." Camp bell and G. Smith. I3 class, A. Sparks and S. Morris. The winning coxswains werO ML. Opie 6 wint,, I. Manning 6 wins, (i. Davidson 4 wins. This class of racing has become very popular and the committee have arranged to hold I, clads pairs on Saturday 28th inst. Crews will be selected beforehand to allow competitors to train together.