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CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v vWILLiAMSTOWN. Owing to the rain on the previous Sat urday having necessitated a postponment this game resolved itself into a one day match and as cricket is now played a game of tactics. A perfect wicket had been pre pared and " Slucky ' Simmons, winning the toss, had no hesitation in taking ad vantage of it by sending O'Bricn and Enu merson in to open the locals lirst innings. The former was hampered by ai very bad hand. His partner did not have a chance to get going to any extent as he was caught off Arnold after making 2. " Son " Smith was next and at once became most aggressive. \ith " Shamus " he carried the score to 33 when the latter followed the example of Enlnerson and was out to a catch oft Arnold. Alf, Johannesen tilled the vacancy and this opening gave promnise of a fine innings as he went at the bowling fearlessly for a few overs, but for some ui known reason, he altered his style and played carefully with the result that he was caught and bowled b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 November 1914
IPHCIAL NOTICCS, W ARE READY l"or the Spring Trade with a Lovely Lot of SPI IN G SIIOES All the Latest CREATIONS - -of --FASHION Are Blooming Luxuriantly with us now. Buy now, and get first pick.' The "Springa" Glace Kid Bar Shoes, self bow, patent collar, light and breezy, 7/I., Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, very snappy in style and design self-covgred heels, 4/It. " Acis "-This is the name of a lovely Court Shoe, in tan or black glace kid, with 3 side buttons, very nifty, either color, 91 1I. Ox-blood and W?ine 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 FOOTWEAR, Among others we are offering is a Glace Kid Derby Bal., patent toe cap, at 12/6. "Brown" Fashion decrees that this color is to be worn. ce have Ladies' and Gents' Footwear to match the Costume, at popular Prices. Yours to Boot, WILLIAMS, THE SHOEMEN, NICHOLSON ST...
CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v MALVERN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
CRICKET. FOOI'SCRAY v MALVERN. This match requires very little descrip tion as the rain which fell on Saturday tmorning last completely soddened the wicket and made even decent cricket im possible. Fortunately for himself, but decidedly unfortunate for Footscray, A. Dolamlnorc., the Malvern skipper, won the toss and, without hcsitation, decided that the locals should have first use of the wicket. W\ith the exception of O'Blricn 3.1, Son, Smnith 1g and Jackson 9, the local hats men gave a most inglorious display, their efforts to play the " correct game " being of more importance than gettiig runs1 In stead of taking the risks oil a wicket that was getting worse each over, they prefer red to play precisely the sanme strokes as if it was a hard, fast wicket, with the result that they made no runs and got out just the same. Jackson made good in his initial game with the tst eleven, and showed that he knows how to use the bat. O'Brien, although lucky, batted well, whilst Son. Smith led ...
NEW BARKLY THEATRE. THE GRAFTERS MUSICAL BURLESQUE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
NEW iARKL" 'I'TIEATRJE. - -- 0 - THE GRAFTERS MUSICAl, BURLESQUE COMPANY. For the week commencing at to-day's matinee the Grafters will be seen in an en tirely new musical extravaganza entitled "Fooling the Farmer." In their first pre senfation the Grafters made an immediate success and large attendances have ruled pt the Barkly throughout the week. Special attention is being paid to the staging of "Fooling the Farmer" and this combined with clever comedy, excellent music, attrac tive songs and dances, should again provide an entertainment quite up to the standard of metropolitan shows. Mr Paul Stanhope whose antics last week were responsible for unlimited laughter will be seen in another of his excellent comedy characters. Miss Fritzee de Guy, Miss Ruby Kennedy, Mr Harry Burgess, Mr Frank Norton, and Mr Harry Ross have good parts, and the Grafters Quartette, whose work deserves unqualifiea praise, will be heard in new numbers. - The ninth series of "Lucille Love" will be screened o...
OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
OFFENSIVE REHAVIOR. At Thursday's court William Clague was charged with using obscene langu age in Droop street on November 3rd, and at the same time behaving in an offensive manner. Constable Carey stated that he and Constable Hope were in HI-opkins street at 11.15 p.m. on Nov. 3. Defendant and four others came along, jostling and wrestling; they were told to con duct themselves better but when they got along a little further, into Droop street, defendant said "Come on and we will give you a go." Two of defendant's friends were arrested and while being taken to the police station defendantwal ked along behind calling out and using bad language, He then went away and was arrested next day when he said it was not all my fault, I was driven to it. The other men arrested were fined £2 each. This man was the ring-leader of the crowd. Constable Hope corroborated. Defendant declined to give any evi dence. Mr Goldsmith--It is fortunate for you that this is your first offence. It is a nice ...
TECHNICALLY WRONG PROSECUTION BARELY JUSTIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
TECHNICALLY IRVONG PROSECUTION BARELY JUS TIFIED. Before Mr Goldsmith. P.M. and honorary justices at the local court on Thursday F. G. Whitehill was charged with selling milk not of the substance and quality demanded by the pur chaser. Mr Freeman conducted the prosecution. Mr Secomb appeared for defendant, who pleaded guilty. William Clowes, an inspector employed by the Board of Health, stated that in September he took five samples from cans belonging to defendant. The analysis showed that ,I were all right while the fifth showed total solids 11.94 instead of 12 ; fatty solids 31.28 instead 3.5 and was slightly under the standard. There was no suspicion of water being added. For the defence Mr Secomb stated that five cans were sampled and four were found correct while the fifth was only a little deficient. This was prob ably due to the abnormal season as on every other occasion the milk had been tested during the last eight years it was always above the standard. A fine of £1 with ....
PARK BETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
PARK BETTING. At Thursday's court a young man named Alexander Campbel was char ged with betting on October 31st. Mr Freeman prosecuted. Constable Henry Mason stated that he was in plain clothes in the F ootscray Park on Derby Day. About 1.30 p.m. he saw defendant standing with four other men whom he left and came to wards witness. Defendant said, What are you wanting? Witness said, Do you take bets? He replied Yes, and was asked what price he was giving about a horse named Two which was running in .the Maribyrnong Plate. He gave the price as 2 to 1 and a bet of ,1/ to 2/ was made, defendant saying he would pay out at the Punt Hotel, near by. Later he was arrested. Constable David Snowdon corrobora ted. Plain-Clothes Constable Davis stated that defendant was brought to him by the last witness, and charged with bet ting. 'Witness asked him why he did not get a license and go on the course, and he replied that he was only laying off a bit of a wager. Defendant stated that he made a bet...
"EVERYLADY'S JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
" EVERBYLAD V'S JO1 URNA L." " Evcrylady's Journal," an Australian production, is catering magnificently for its readers in these times of war. 'Ihe Novem ber issue is the third of its special war num bers. The special war material begins with a little cluster of interviews with returned Australian girls and articles from London correspondents. which convey a wonderful vivid impression of the state of excicitement into which England was thrown by the out break of war. A woman writer describes the fighting of the past month, and shows what the Allies have gained. Anothetr tells of life in Berlin during peace time, and quotes a wonderfully stirring poem called The Kaiser Comes. Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, head of the Red Cross Society, explains, in an interview, what goods are still required; and \V. A. Somerset supplies a descriptive sketch of the Australian troops marching through the streets. Military affairs, however, do not mon opolise the space in November " Every lady's Journal,...
CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUNDS. DESIRABLE BUT UNEXPECTEDLY COSTLY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
CHILDREN'S PLAY GROUNDS. DESIRABLE BUT UNEXPECT EDLY COSTLY. Amongst the correspondence dealt with at Monday night's meeting of the local council was a letter from the Guild of Play asking what action had been taken regarding their re quest that playgrounds for children be provided. Cr, McDonald-We decided to transform the Simpson street gardens into a playground for children. Mr Neylan C. E,.--I prepared an estimate of the cost of providing what the Guild of Play asked for and the amount was £20oo. Cr. McDonald-Could not a start be made for less, leaving something to be done later. It was a very fine deputation which waited on us and 1 am sure got every encouragement. Cr Shillabeer-That was before we knew the cost. 'T'here is in ad dition. £5o for a play-leader and if similar playgrounds are to be made in other wards the expense will be heavy. Mr Neylan-1 can submit a detail ed report showing the cost of each separate thing asked for. Cr. H-larris-Make it very much lighter. Cr. Jen...
A BIG HIT IN WAR-PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
A BIG I' ITV IN IVA-P.IG' STUIfES, "Life" has just published a set of four large and really fine portait-studies of lead ers in the great. war-Kitchener, General French, AdmiralJollico, and General Joffre. These "heads" are issued at the low price of one shilling each, and give the purchaser practically a life-size portrait ready.and fit for framing. The studies are drawn by the Australians artist, Charles Nuttall, from original photographs, and make as fine a set of war portraits as have come under our notice. The effect of the big pictures printed in rich double-tone on heavy art paper I5 x o0 inches in size is striking, and will look well if framed. The supply of these lifedsizcd heads is limited. Readers who wish the set of four heads should order them at once from their bookseller at one shilling each
STRAY DOGS. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
STRAY DOGS. - a tho Editor of T II A nv; R'I'IS ?,. Sir,-With your civic improve ments I certainly agree, and in my humble capacity subscribe .o, but there is one growing evil I would like attention drawn to and that is dogs. Shopkeepers often keep them and they are allowed to run loose, the result being that they gather in large numbers and block up the foot paths and make it impossible for business people to keep their shop fronts clean. Last night I paid a visit to the Barkly Theatre the foot path was in a disgraceful state, resi dents often come down from the plains and always bring "Toby" with them. This practice should be stopped and I would suggest that a thorough raid be made on all dogs running loose, They say "Cairo for dogs;" Footscray is well up. Yours &c., A SUFFERER,
VICTOR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
'VICTOR THIEATRF. To-night a very fine programme of vaudeville numbers and pictures will be be given. Amongst the artistes to appear are Marno and Murnal, George Day and Ethel Newbury. The star picture will be Trafalgar and the Death of Nelson, 300oooft. Mrs. R. M. Lane, who is forwarding a Christmas hamper to members of the Expeditionary Force in New Guinea, has kindly undertaken to forward par cels from residents who have relatives engaged there. Parcels, which must be carefully addressed and securely packed, must be left at Althaea, Pais ley street, Footscray, before Tuesday next.
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
A, W.A. At the usual meeting of the Foot scray branch, AVWA., President Miss Rogers in the chair, five pro. positions for membership were re. ceived and three members were elected. Nominations of office bearers for the next six months were ,taken. The .e*ection to take place next meeting when Mrs Kidney, of the Board of Directors, will be present as installing officer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. T. GOUGH. SURGEON DENTIST, 156 NICHOLSON STREET, Footsaoray Over Shaw's, Grocers. Telephone : 27- Footscray, "Sets of Teeth ...... from £3I3/ 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. Hours : 9 a.m. to 8o30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m, to I pm. Barkly Theatre Footsoray, iEnormous Success of Paul Stanhope's Graftsra Complete change of Programme 1 o-night when the Grafters Vill appear in an entirely new Musical lBurlesque entitled Fooling the Farmer. Cast-The Original tGrafters. Jake Hogan .. (one of the boys) Mr Paul A. Stanhope. Si Perkins ... (constable and boas of the town) Mr Harry Burgess Pete Jeunings (a farm hand in love with Rosie) Mlr Harry Ross. Henry Philgarlick (looking for easy money) Mr Frank Norton Ethel Strathmore ... (a merry widow) Miss Ruby Kennedy. Rosie Perkins ... ... ... (Si's daugh...
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
TIIOIRLE V'S PF?II'TURES. A very fine programme of pictures will he shown to-night at the Grand theatre. A complete change of films on Monday, the star subjects being Rip, the Dog De tective, aoooft drama and Happy Go Lucky, Io33ft. drama. Commencing on Thursday two star dramas namely " In the Shadow of the Throne " and " Sorrow of Love, " are the chief attractions. Pull pro gramme advertised. Owing to the Federal Hall being pre viously engaged the usual picture perform ance has been held over.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
It is almost amusing to watch the fate of any councillor who essays to adversely criticise any member of the municipal staff. lie starts off, as Cr Drew did recently, with what appears to be a strong case but as he proceeds he finds that certain of his colleagues, particularly those who have been coun cillors for many years and who have become fully imbued with the sacred principles of red tapoism, are giving him the frozen face. And if he fails to accept the hint and continues to criticise methods of execution and ad ministration he finally discovers that he has brought a hornet's nest about fine indignation, that officers ought to be encouraged; that they are the tar gets for citizens and some unreasonable councillors and generally making it appear that he has been guilty of an altogether cruel and unreasonable at tack. Once caught the critic is wary of being trapped again and so the stalf is able to settle back into the old routine, satisfied that they are safe and convinced doub...
BLANKETS FOR TROOPS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
RBLANKEIT Fi1OR TROOPSY The mayoress, of Footscrav (Mrs S. Bell) is prepared, on behalf of the Red Cross Society, to receive blankets for the troops serving at the front. Anyone wishing to assist the utrgent appeal made in Thurs day's " Age " will kindly forward same to 116 Nicholson street, Footscray.
SISTERS AT LAW. AN UNPROFITABLE PROCEDURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
SISTERS AT LA W. AN UNPROFITABLE PROCEDURE. At Monday's court Selina Smith charged her sister, Sarah Bell, with using insulting words and with assault ing her on November 6th, and Mrs Bell on cross-summons preferred the same charges against Mrs Smith. Mr Secomb appeared for Mrs Smith and Mr Stephens for Mrs Bell. All the charges were taken together. Selina Smith stated that on Novem ber 6th about 1.30 p.m., she was in her dining room talking to her mother when Mrs Bell came running in without even knocking and said "You ---- vagabond, come out and I will give you all you want," and hit her with an umbrella. She also used other bad language. Witness could not hit her back as it took her all her time to protect her face from Mrs Hell'sumbrella. Witnessdid not. use any bad language as she could not get a word in edgeowme. Defend ant swore at onea time that she would kill witness and had a set on her be cause she told the truth when she was divorced. Mr Secomb - Bell should have been up...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
IPATRIOT'I1C FJUND. Amount prcviously acknowlcdgcd, /1495/ 712; Employees and Staff, Mt Lyell Works, (6th instalment), £6; (7th) £6/rI-; (8th) [5/ 17/-; (oth) £/5/rg-; (toth) £5//Sln; Einploy ecs, Footscray Council, (7th instalment) £3: r/-; (8th) 15/6, (th) /I6; (roth) £3/4/6; tith f3/3/-; Balance Patriotic Entertainment, Trocadero Theatre, 1516; "Wigwam" 5/-; Total £1537/2/2. BELGIUM RELIEF FiUND. Amount previously acknowledged, £53/ (/3; "Friend" 2/6; 'Total £53/819,