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ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
S'T. GEI01G'E(I 'S T1'FIA TI?'iI. Several star features are announced for to-night, including Lucille Love which appears in two parts, a vitagraph special entitled The Antique Engage ment Ring, a two part story. Keystone is represented in a two reel comedy, The Property Man. A War Gazette shows pictures of local lads on their way to the front with the 1st Expeditionary Force as well as several aboard Hl.A. M.S. Sydney. On Monday the princi pal pictures are A Face in the Crowd and England's Menace, a stirring drama of naval and military life. The Battle of Alost will be shown on Thursday.
YARRAVILLE v WEST HAWTHORN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
YARRAVILLE v WEST HAWTHORN. The above teams commenced their match on Saturday and the contest was notable for the fine bowling on each side. The locals batted first and were all disposed of for the moderate score of 1r4. Reeitman was the only batsman to make a stand and played a fine frcoe innings for 61. C. Hendry was largely responsible for the small total and bowled right through the innings, his off breaks accounting for 8 wickets of a total of 36 runs, the other batsmen being run ' out. On batting \Vest Hawthorn found Goodwin in a destructive mood and at the end of the day had lost 8 wickets for 28. The small score was mainly due to the veteran iGoodwin, who, keeping an excellent length, clean bowled 4 of the batsmen at a cost of only 8 runs Beck also bowled well in obtaining 2 for t8, while a smart field accounted for the other two Inen being run out. The match will be concluded today. Footscray and Williamstown Churches Lennox St. Methodist met W'mtwn Con gregationals last Sa...
ASSISTANT ENGINEER THIRTY-ONE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
ASSISTANT ENGINEER TIIRTY-ONE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. After the debate at the council table on the fixing of a salary for an assist ant to the city surveyor it must have come as a surprise to some councillors to find no less than 31 applications for the position at a salary of £150 per annum. Each forwarded a sheaf of testimonials and a'fter two lots had been read, one showing the applicant to be very ellicient as a grocer, Cr Drew suggested that the whole of the applica tions be referred to the surveyor to examine and select six or eight of the best to recommnend to the council. Cr Shillabeer That is right. I will second that. Cr McDonald -The old system has been to read all the applications and I think that is the best and fairest plan. Cr Shillabacr-.-For us to sit here for a couple of hours listening to all these testimonials is ridiculous. Mr Neylan knows what he wants and is the best judge of the fitness of the applicants. Cr Jenkins opposed the motion. If they have to spend a ...
THE TROCADERO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
Ti'EE T'IOCOADERO. A bright and attractive program was pre sented at this theatre during the week both the vaudeville novelties and the pictures were delightfully entcrtaining. To night four new variety acts will be presented which includes, - "The .Aerial Bartletts" sensatioual trapeze artists, "Rolli"Americas greatest exponent of dancing, Edith Houl ton the clever Australiail comledicne and Les Coney comedian' Specially selected programs of pictures are also advertised, which include "The Eagle's Mate" with the popular actress Mary Pickford in the load. ing Role.
WEST FOOTSCRAY PROGRESS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
WEST FOOTSCRAY PRO GRESS ASSOCIATION. At a meeting of the West Footscray Progress Association two members were elected to draw up specifications of a building to accommodate about 400 people and submit same at next meet ing. Mr Fenton is to be asked to use his influence toward securing two post al deliveries daily for the west end. The council is to be asked to form water tables in streets where drainage is not provided for and a deputation is to wait on the council re the regrading of the upper end of Barkly street. Pleasure was expressed when it was learned that the contractor was about to make a start with the State school to be erected in Argyle street.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES, WE ARE READY For the Spring Trade with a Lovely Lot of SP HING SHOES All the Latest CREATIONS-- of -FASHION Are Blooming Luxuriantly with us now. Buy now, and get first pick. The "Springs" Glace Kid Bar Shoes, self bow, patent collar, light and breezy, 7/1 i Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, very snappy in style and design self-covered heels, 4/ 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 1,. Ox-blood and Wine Color Foot wear is still the correct thing, We 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 thd Best of Australian-nmade' 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. \V e have Ladies' and Gents' Footwear to match the Costume, at popular Prices, Yours to Boot, WILLIAMS, THE SHOEMEN, NIONOLSON ST.. ...
WRONG MAN SUED COMPLAINANT MULCT IN COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 November 1914
IVRO.NG'i NAN SUED COMPLAINANT MULCT IN COSTS. At Thursday's court a young man named Geo. Munsor sued Thomas Mar tin for £2, money lent. Mr Kirby appeared for complainant and Mr Brocket for defendant, who de nied liability. Munsor stated that he was a laborer, defendant was a friend of his and em ployed at the " Age Office. " In the second week in February 1913, he met Martin in the City and at his request lent him £2. lHe had seen Mar tin since and the loan had never been denied. Mr rocket- -Do you know him by sight ? Yes, well. Mr Bruclokt -Do you see him in court? No. Mr Brocket (pointing to a gentleman on one of the seats in couirt) Is this him ? --No. Mr lBrocket-- Well, this is the man you brought here. I-Iis name is Thomas Martin. Mr Goldsmith I'. M.---Where did this Martin live? Munsor--At Fitzroy. Mr Goldsmith- -And this .summons was served at Newport. Mr Kirby--That is the address we got from the "Age" office. Thomas Francis Martin, a reporter employed by the "Age," stated...
TRADE PICNIC. MOUNT LYELL M. and R. CO. LTD. EMPLOYEES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TRADE PICNIC, MOUNT LYELL M. and R. CO. LTD. EMPLOYEES. The seventh annual picnic of em ployees of the above company was held at Mentone on Saturday in ideal weather. The special train; which carried the picnickers, was well filled, and an interesting pro gramme of sports was carried out on the Mentone Reserve, whilst the spacious skating rink was availed of for dancing. At the luncheon, which was pro sided over by Mr. E. \V, Trend, works' manager, several toasts were honored. Following the usual loyal toast, Mr R., Duncan proposed the toast of The Directors. Mr Thos. \V. Haynes in responding paid a tribute to the thoughtfulness of the employes in not this year approaching the directors for the usual .5o donation to the picnic fund, It was a nice compliment appreciated by the direc tors, and showed that their men recognised that the company, like many others, was passing through a time of stress. \Vhen war had been declared the employes of the Mount Lyell Works (Tasmania) had volun ...
THE STAND PIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TIHIE STAND PIPE. Mlr Self said that he would like to say a few words re the removal of the stand pipe from its present position further inland. He favored its re moval and had collected £6 towards the necessary guarantee. He under stood the council had undertaken to remove tJle stand pipe free of cost. Cr Drew-Can you get someone to take charge ? Mr Self-- am prepared to take the key for a few weeks, or a few months if necessary. Cr Johnson-This council wrote to the Progress Association re this matter some time ago. Did we get an answer ? 'Tlown Clerk-No; no answer. Mr Armitage explained that the party who had the matter in hand had left the district and he himself had been away which accounted for the remissness. The mayor informed members of the deputation that the town clerk would notify the Association of the result of their deliberations. And thus another stage was reached. At Monday's court a young man named Harry C. Morris was fined 10/ for driving a motor-car without a ligh...
UPPER BARKLY STREET. SAID TO BE "THE LIMIT." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
UPPER BARKLY STREET. SAID TO BE "THE LIMIT." A number of members of the \\est Footscray Progress Association again waited on the council on Monday last to bring the state of Upper Barkly street before councillors, and at the same time try to persuade them, by their blandishments, to have the thoroughfare put in order. Mr Armitage opened by stating that six months ago they had been promised by the council that the work would be started in two months but nothing had been done. WVest of Sunmmerhill road was very bad and there had been several accidents, there would probably be several more. The necessity for the work had been discussed on two previous occasions, the Association had a membership of over i;o members and the deputation now asked that the work be proceeded with. Mr Dunstan started off by stating that he had walked and driven through every street in Footscray and Yarraville. [The pressmen pres ent immediately made a mental note of the fact that he would be a useful man abou...
LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS. SMOKE CONCERT AT FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEE ARS. SMOKE CONCERT AT FOOTS CRAY. Members of the Institute of Vic torian Railway Locomotive Engine. ers reside in many suburbs and to give all a turn the annual re-union smoke concert is held each year in a different district. This year the choice fell upon Footscray and there was a large muster at the Federal lodge-room last Saturday evening when the function eventuated. And there was considerable enjoyment too. Those present let themselves go to some purpose. In the chorus songs they let themselves go with great acclaim and the speeches, which were few and to the point, appeared to strike a note that met with the appreciation of the festive gathering. The chair was occupied by Mr W. F. Strong, president, and after a number of musical items had been rendered Mr M. Douglas made the presentation of handsomely designed certificates to Messrs Jas. Elliott, past general secretary; H. Wignall, past president D. Section (Newport) and J. (" Mick ") Scott, past presi dent...
BUILDING REGULATIONS. BUILDER ASKS FOR UNIFORMITY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
BUILDING REGULATI ONS. BUILDER ASKS FOR UNI FORMITY. Mr T. Brooks wrote to the Foots. cray Council on Monday regarding the building regulations. He wished, he said, to protest against the man ner in which they were administered. He had had an interview with the engineer to find out if all the clauses were to be carried out, and was in formed that until the council in structed otherwise he intended hav ing the regulations carried out. I was, continued Mr Brooks, getting ready to mortise and tenon, when a contractor told me the council was going to wink the other eye at the mortising business. I rang up the town hall, and the town clerk said the regulations had to be adhered to. I strongly object to being singled out to mortise and tenon while other contractors are allowed to check. This places me at a great disadvant age. The engineer could have noti fled me. I understand that it is left with the engineer to pass checking if it is done in a satisfactory manner. Checking would not sui...
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
DEBTS AND DEBZTORS. At Monday's court orders were made in the following debt cases:- Mowling and Son v Miss M. Cotter, [13/12/5 with 51- costs; 1V, H. Birch, represented by. Mr Secomb, v Arthur J. King, £Io/5/- with 5/ costs; v James Willis, £7 with 13I costs; v ,V. North and Win. H. Creswell, '1r/i5 with 13/- costs; Patterson's Furnishing Coy. v Amy Rielly, [£3 with 16/- costs; v James Rotchford, £32/?1o with 36/6 costs; M. Miles v David Chackley, I5/ with 12/6 costs ; D. Smith, v Herbert Lowe, £3/3 with 1,5/6 costs; Mary Bourke v P. Wills, C5/5 with 20/6 costs; Mabel Campbell v Alex. Faithnie, [9/8 with so/6 costs. At Monday's court the following parents were each fiied 10/- for refus ing to have their children vaccinated, George Trenthis, 1-Henry Legge, John Wisher, Edward Wilsternholm, T. Shep herd, Hugh Blick Edward Lockwood, A. J. Rayner, John Herbert, Thomas H, Rowe, James Morgan, Stanley Street Phillip A. Sampson, Henry L. Payne, Augustus B. White, Clifton Carpenter.
A FILTHY SUBWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
A FILTHY SUBWAY. The Council's attention was drawn to the state of the Napier street sub way which has an accumulation of garbage sufficient to fill a dray, and their attention having been drawn to it they decided to write to the Railway department so that the annual cleansing might be carried out. As the garbage comes from the council's street they should cer tainly attend to the work. How ever it may be considered more economical to write a letter and then remark philosophically "That's done with." Lots of work appears to be carried out in Footscray on this plan.
A CHILD'S BEHAVIOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
A CHILD'S BEHAVIOUR, - The wise mother resists thetetihpta ,onI to continuous reproof by being a little blind. She overlooks many things, and acceptle with as much cheerfulness as is possible the plain tact that no child of fl;t or tee years of ago has arrived at the era of dis. cretion All children are bound to say and do that which seelms mere folly t?" their elders It belongs to that part of life, and the grave and anxious world would be worse off without it The certainty that boys will be boys anti Ihat girls will be girls, Is taken ln to account with all of its accompany ing discomforts by all good lmothers Normal children cannot behave as if they were aged forty-fivo. "How's times?" inquired a tourist. "Oh, pretty tolerable," responded the olIl native who was sitting on a stlump. "'1 had. some trooe to lnt down, but a cyclone came along and savetd ile the trouble)." "Fine." "Yes, and then the lightning set fire to the brnlh plile and saved nimt the troible of Iturning it." "Re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. T. GOUGH, SURGEON DENTIST, 156 NICHOLSON STREET, Footsoray Over Shaw's, Grocers. Telephone: 272 Footscray, Sets of Teeth ...... from £3/3/ Best work only done. Artificial Teeth, 5/- and 7/6 per tooth. Fillings, Crowns, &c., at Mloderate Charges. Mr. GOUGH attends to all Patients himself, and if satisfaction is not given Fees will be returned. Hours : 9 a.m, to 8.30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a,m, to I p.m. pRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TO-MORROW, Morning and Evening-Rev. A. W. Butler. Bad Times ! MILK HO 4d per Quart. WHITEHILL Bros. MILK From our own Herd of 200 Selected Cows Delivered Daily 4d per Quart. Inspection Invited. Farm and Dairy 61 Gordon Street, Footsoray, The Pure-Bred Trotting Pony EMULANCE (Holds Life Government Certificate) Will stand this season at Wright Street, Sunshine. Emulance is a beautiful dark brown Pony, with immense flat bone, massive quarters, short back, perfect action and kind disposition. Emulance is by the well-known trotting pony Emulation. Hi...
DISTRIBUTION OF BILLS. IN THE STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
DISTRIBUTION OF BILLS. IN THE STREETS. When at Monday's meeting of the Footscray Council it was moved that I ,. t he Public Works Committee's report as submitted be agreed to, Cr. Johnson said "I will move that clause 13 which reads: "That further consideration of the proposed Amending By-Law, re distribution of hand-bills be deferr ed for two months be deleted." 'Cr. Drew-I'll second that. De livering bills at private houses will not beinterfered with but they should not be delivered in the principal streets of the city. I sincerely hope that the bye-law will come into force. Cr. Harris-I see no necessity whatever for the regulation, shop keepers want all the latitude they can get. Cr. Jenkins-The shopkeepers should be considered. Things are bad enough without making them worse. I only asked for two months latitude. Crs. Bell, Johnson, and Drew voted for the motion which was suffic ient to carry it. Crs. Harris and Jenkins against.
"THE PITFALL." Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co Ltd., Melb. & Lon CHAPTER XLVIII Continued [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
" THE PITFALL." ?.y SIR WILLIAM MAGNAY, Bart,, Ithor of "The Master Spirit," "The lied Chancellor," 'A Prince of Lovers,' etc. Published by Arrangement with \Vard, Look & Co Ltd.. Melb. & Lon CHAPTER XLVIII Con tinued The antagonista were now but 4 few feet apart. With a tinal vigorous stroke. the Turk put enough way ip on the punt to send It the remaining dlitance. and then, running to the foromost end, stood ready with raised oar to ward off de Gastard's blow The, Baron, however. suddenly changed his tactics. and with a swift, furlous stroke of the boathook gave his boat a side motion which sent It for the moment out of the way of the Ipntn, and put himti Jiust beyond the reach of Krikoa's oar. It seemed to the waflccre as though the! mtanooeuvre had stung the Turk to a fresh access of vindictive fury For ie iittered a loud imprecation and wilth iad energy set himself to urge his craft to close quarters The slight chance there seemý.d thil do Giastard might got rou...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
RIN MEMORIAM, NEILSON.-In loving memory of our darling daughter and sister Doris Leona (Collie) who died on the 2.1th November, 19g3, at ,9 Nicholson street, Footscray. Aged 15 years and 5 months Lonely ind sad I sit to write, And think of tile days gone by. Whle woo at together side by side, Dear Doris you andrt I. I shall see you again when the gloom of the night lIas forever past naway. And shall stoand-t your ilde In the beauty and light o0 beautiful, shaidowless day. All that was taken shall be miade good. All tlhaint puzzloe u ulnderstood. And the dear white hand that wo lost one day, Shall lead us Into the better way. No space of tim a or lpao of years, Canll dll our love(l onlos pat. A loving mlmory holdd it doel, Affection holds it fant. -Insortoed by lir lovling parointa, elter and brotlierb,. rerepnone : 51 rooltsray. he" Advertifse. PRINCIPLES BEFORE MEN. Footacray, Saturday, Nov. 28, 1914.
CITIZENS' PICNIC CARNIVAL. PROSPECTS OF GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CITIZENS' PICNIC CARNIVAL. PROSPECTS OF GREAT SUCCESS. Everything points to the citizens' picnic carnival to be held at Foots. cray Park on A.N.A. day (February 1st) being a conspicuous success. Approval of the proposal to introduce a picnic day for citizens of Footscray, together with a most attractive round of sports ind amusements has been practically unanimous, and offers of assistance by capable workers are coming in with encouraging alacrity. Already there are indications that a feature of the day will be the monster fancy dress and poster procession. Local business men and city merch ants realise in this an opportunity for a splendid advertisement and are already making arrangements for preparing striking exhibits, and local lodges, sporting institutions, manufac turers and others will co operate to make the display equal to anything seen in this district, which, when the jubilee procession is remembered, is an ambitious claim. Mr A. Hart, who had a great deal to do with the ...