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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
It is regrettable that up to the pre sent no member of the Footscray coun cil has realised the importance of mak ing an effort to secure a footbridge across the river below the Footscray Park. The suggested bridge would be primarily useful of course, to those who, from this side visit the Fleming ton racecourse and the show grounds of the Royal Agricultural Society. But it would also be of use all the year round as a short cut between Footscray and that portion of Flemington and Ascot Vale bordering on the river and for some distance beyond. To that extent it would increase Footscray's impor tance as a business centre and we have no doubt that the volume of traffic by that route would in time become so great as to be surprising to many not fully acquainted with the typography of the locality. To numbers of persons employed at the works of the Colonial Ammunition Company it would be es pecially convenient. And above all the erection of the footbridge would remove a serious .danger of...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
BO WLING NOTES. In high hopes after their victory over the City men the previous week Footscray's A. team met East Camberwell last Saturday But all hopes were shattered by the super ior play of the visitors. The gusty wind was very troublesome and made bowling something of a game of chance, and as East Camberwell seemed to either have the luck or suit themselves better to the condi tions they gained a substantial lead from the very commencement. Towarcd the closing stages the locals showed better form but were detcated by r.t points after a first rate contest 'English's four were the heroes of the afternoon and constituted the only rink with the scores in their favor, their majority being eight. Forge's quar tette, who have done remarkably well this season, were only a single deficient, Crow's were beaten by 8, and Griffith's rink, whtich needs strengthening, was r3 down. 'The B team played Preston at Preston and were substantially beaten. Dr Fuller ton, who had the valuable assista...
P.A.F.S. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
P.A.F.S. CRICKET, Footscray P.A.F.S, 82 and 161 v North cote P.AF.S. 47, For the winners R. Gough 31, Cook 61, Howic 13 no. and 13, Lloyd 2x, Cox 17, Shields ?z, Duncan is, Ross 1o batted well. The bowling of the locals was done by Davidson 3 for ', Lloyd 3 for 13,,R. Gough 4 for a2, To.day Foots cray P,A.F,S, play No, r Melbourne lodge at Footgcray,
YARRAVILLE GROCER SUED. A SERVANT'S CLAIM FOR WAGES' BOARD RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
YARRA VILLE fGROCER SUED. A SERVANT'S CLAIM FOR W\AGES' BOARD RATES. In the County Court on Monday Judge Johnston gave his decision in a somewhat remarkable case in which the question for determination was whether a young woman who per formed the duties of domestic ser vant and served in the grocery store of her employer was entitled to be treated as agroder's assistant and re ceive'the 'wages prescribed b'y the Grocers' Wages Board. Plaintiff, Jessic Ballantine, claim. ed from defendant, Arthur Hinch cliffe, of Stephen street, Yarraville, ,133/6/6 for work and labor as a grocer's assistant from September go, 1913, to September 9, 1914. She was originally engaged as a domestic servant at 14/ a week. Having in the meantime assisted in the conduct of the defendant's grocery store, she now claimed the difference between what she had been paid and the wages fixed by the wages board, 50/ a week for portion of the year, and 55/ for the other portion under the amended determination. She al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
i it's a GOOD PAIR of 5HOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S ornero, SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. S They will Sorve you Well. And nat wan Street, Richmond; 60 Puoklo'Stroet, tBooneu Ponds; 379 Sydney Road, Brunswick. wVote:: PUT SHONS, Our: : : Address 143 Niclholson St., Footseray Xmas will soon be here and we can show you something SPECIAL IN PRESENTS, Watch our Windows! Watch our Windowsl Seasonabso Articles. Grocery, Ileat Safes. Fly Wire, Seda Syphous New Datea...31d. Yruit Salans...L/3 Alarm Clocks, -c ead Crocks, Lbsteor...8d and i tin and a tine asortment of General iron- e mongory Lines showing in our Meat and ste .. ld tin windows. Broken Fruit Biscuits ... 4d. See our Dairy Produce Department for best quality Bacon Butter Eggs and Cheese, Only Address : 148 Nicholson Street. PUNSHON'S You will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. He has a Choice Selectior of the Season'...
WANDERING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
WANDERING CATTLE. At the local court on Monday the following owners were fined for al lowing their cattle to wander :-A. J. Thompson, r cow, 15/ with 13/6 costs; Ed. Elso, I heifer, second of fence, 1o/ with 4/6 costs; Harriett Griffiths, I cow, 5/ with 3/6 costs; Ed. McLoughlin, i horse, io/ with 3/6 costs; Amos Beaver, i cowand i heifer, second offence, r5/ with 3/6 costs; WVm. Graves, r heifer, second offence, to/ with 3/6 costs; Thomas Munro, I heifer, 5/ with 2/6 costs; Thomas Baker, z horses, 20/ with 6/6 costs ; Florric Matherson, r cow,. V/ with 3/6 costs; John Govan, i pony, 7/6 with 3/6 costs; Ernest H-Iolden, . horses, o0/ each and 4 ponies, 5/ each with ro/6 costs; James Fitzpatrick, I horse, o0/ with 4/6 costs; Leonard Hampson, I pony, 2nd offence, xo/ with 3/6 costs; Joseph Poynton, I horse, io/ with 3/6 costs.
GARDEN NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CfARDEN NOTES. BY MR. ED. GRAY. For a large garden where a hardy plant is required, the English Laurel makes a good plant. Any soil or situation will suit it, and it also makes a fine hedge; but should not be clipped. Prune with the seccat. eurs, and never cut through a leaf. The Portugal Laurel is also a good shrub, not quite so strong in growth as the English. It requires about the same treatment, and is preferable to the English variety. The Laures. tinas, though so common, is one of the best for dry ground, and will thrive anywhere. This shrub shonld beclipped- once a year just after llowering, to induce it to grow conm pactly. Acacia.-This is a very large genus, and more suitable for large gardens. Where a good space is available I would recommend A. Baileyana (the Cootamundra wattle) a native of New South' Wales and very handsome when in flower. It ultimately grows to a height of about 2 feet, SBorodia Magestigma--This is the well known flowering shrub, and possibly a few hint...
THE IRISH BULL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TIHE IRIS-I BULL. Sir Richard Steelo explained whyt' his countrymen made bulls -"'is tho offoct of climate, air. Ii an Englishmnan were born in I roland he would make as many," said he.. It is not everyone who knows a bull when he sees her, It mnavlo :,u ,uhll, but merely a blunder---a bet ise, : the French havo it. To imake ::ur that we have the true critertion tI: us first set down a few of the gc1uu ino, orthodox Irish kind: Ioe built the wall wider Itan it was high, so that. when it fell dowvr it should be higher than it wa: wide. Two weary and footsoro Irishmies coiime to a millstone: teni miles ir. Dublin. "Arrah," says one, :"tis but, five miles apiece." Dlisputing of thlie date of St.. Pat rick's birthlday: "lie couldn't hawe had two unless hlie was twins."' The Irish sailor reported tlihat in Philadelphia they copper-botlonsect tlie tops of the houses with slieet. lead. Give me the loIn,. of a. hatchet to saw an emptly barrel of flour in two to make tile dog a pig-pen. His ...
RANDOM READINGS. WHERE CAMELS SMOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
RBANDOM READINGS, \VHERE CAMELS SMOKE. A curious fact is described in the paper "II Tabacco," quoted by a writer in the "Strand Magazine," regarding the taming of wild camels by the natives of Morocco. A three cornered piece of wood, 'through which a hole is drilled, is placed in the mouth of the camel, and a light ed cigar, very large and loosely rolled, is then inserted in the hole. As soon as the animal starts to draw it becomes very tame, and con tinues to inhale the smoke, and to emit it through its nose. As soon as the first cigar is finished, a new one must be put in its place, other wise the animal becomes furious and very stubborn, fixes its legs in the ground, and cannot be made to move until the cigar smokes again.
LODGE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
LODGE NOTES, At the half.yearly meeting of the Loyal Footscray Lodge, No. 43, W\V,. Bro. Tho mIpson presided over a good attendance. B3ro. Swift reported re Christmas tree, and the date of the latter was altered to Dec 17, The following officers were elocted.-XVor. Master, Bro. Turnbull ; Dep. Master. Bro. Tickell; Sec., Bro. J. Greenwood; tro asurer, Bro. 0. Miller; asst. see., Bro. A. Greenwood; chaplhin, Br;. IKaye; son, elder, Bro. ]onsson; jun, elder, Bro, Bird; inner guard, Bro. Chamberlain; outer guard Bro. Sinclair; auditors, Bro. A, Swift and C. Thomas: dispensary delegate, Bro J. Aston; sick visitor. Bro. A. Day; press correspondent, Bro. C. Williams; syllabus committee, Bros. \V. Day, J. Stone, W. Turnbull I. Jonsson, T, Jonsson, Sinclair and W. Thompson. Dual installation and presentations will be held shortly. It was decided to present Bro. A. Swift with a token in recognition of his services as soc ial secretary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
Miss !l. Collard, Dreasmaker and Costumiere, I Scddon Street, Seddon, (near Gamon st.) Styvl and Neatness. Moderate Prices Prijntinj g I;,1tr llillhcads.. SMcmos .. Lrtlstic & Commercial. Programmes 'Phone IS Footscray. stCards .rs The Advertiser Printing Works, footscray. J. JAMIBSON, Proprietor. THE LONDON DIRECTORY (Published Annually) Enables Traders throughout the World to communicate direct with English MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS in each class of goods Besides being a complete commercial guide to London and its suburbs the Directory contains lists of EXPORT MERCHANTS with the goods they ship, and the Colonial and Foreign Markets they supply; STEAMSHIP LINES arra?led under the Ports to which thecy anil and indicating the approximate sailinng; PP'4 INCIAL TRADE NOTICES of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in the principal provincial towns and in destrial centres of the United Kingdom. A copy of the current edition will be for warded, freight paid, on recoipt o...
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TIME TABLE. FIootscravtoMelbourne. (Flinder St. 5 28 a.m.-6 20o-47-6 59-7 6-7 18 7 30-7 36*--7 46--7 54--8 are--8 8--8 2o 8 24-8 40-8 58--9 5-9 36-9 46-to Io 38--1 57--I 40-12 7 p.m. I2 31 I 4-1 29-1-45- 57-2 14-2 28-2 49 3 9--3 31-3 52-4 8-4 40-5 24--5 1o 5 290--5 33-.5 51-5 59-6 I1R 6 19 634 6 46-7 2-7 8'- 7 15-7 31-7 38 7 48-8 8-8 34-8 58-9 29-10 7 1o 25-10 57--II 13-11 34-11 59 -12 25. Saturdays as usual to to 38 a,.m, then o05 1142 1155.22 122 126 1220 12244-1231-I2 44-t 10 I115a 132 1 49-2 5-2 12-2 16-2 29-2 36-3 4 3 23- 3 49'-3 52-4 9-4 41-5 10 5 30-5 51--6 10-6 34-6 52-7 8"-7 15 7 30-7 37-8 8-8 32-8 58-9 29 10 7-10 25-10 57-11 13-II 28 II 36-11 45-11 59--12 13-12 25 I I4* Sundays: 9 43-9 59 a.m, 12 59 p.m I 145 1 55-2 13- 25-2 38-2 54-322- 3 47 4 4-4 21-i 55-5 22-5 52-6 22-6 52 7 5-724-752-821-8 52-921-929 9 37-945-10 5-10 25-1- 40-10 51. 'Werribeeto SpenecrSt. aSpencer St. only. IV Fridays only, Trains leave beddon 2 min, earlier, Var raville 5 min., Williamstown 20 min. Mc...
HUSBAND & FATHER. STRONG ON TRAVEL—WEAK ON RESPONSIBILITY. MUST MAINTAIN WIFE AND CHILD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
HUSBAND & FATH*R. STRONG ON TRAVEL-WEAK ON RESPONSIBILITY. MUST MAINTAIN WIFEAND CHILD At Thursday's court, a young woman named Amelia Coward sued her hus band, Harold Coward for, maintenance of herself and child. Mr Secomb ap peared for complainant. Complainant stated she was married to defendant on July 20, 1912, and there was one qhild. A few months after marriage her husband deserted her for 10 months and went to Sydney. She had him arrested and brought back about 12 months ago and obtained a maintenance order for 12/- a week. Re cently he asked her to live with him again and she consented. They lived together for 3 weeks at his mother's place but he was not satisfied and said he wanted to travel. She asked him for some money and he replied that he had none to give her as he had to make a prisoner of every 1/- to enable him to get to New Zealand. He went to Murtoa on October 2nd and during the 4 weeks he was away she received £1 from him. Coward - Did I go to Murtoa with...
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
T',tO RLEY'S PICTUCES. At the Grand Theatre commencing o01 Monday a very fine lot of pictures will be shown. Included in the xoooo ft. program are "Robin Hood" a 4000 ft, Thanhauser feature drama, "Mabel's Latest Prank", two splendid war pictures, "The Battle of Lubeck" aud "The Great Battle before Antwerp", Too Many Aunts, Turning Point IIow Willie Licked the Germans, Mutual Girl, and Bear Facts. On Thursday a com plete change of pictures will be sereoned The program includes "Law of Honor" a 2000 ft. Pasq. drama, "Fatty's Gift" wooo ft Keystone comedy, Runaway Freight, Silent Sandy, Egyptian Princess. London Gazette and Building of Pencheron Houses, FEDERAL HALL, At the Federal Hall to-night 8ooo ft of the very best pictures will be shown. In cluded in the list are ' The Fatal Number" 3000 ft, star drama, A Romance of the Ever lades, Unfortunate Resemblance, Bosun's Mate, Bloomer's Return, and A Friend in Need.
BARKLY THEATRE. NEW VAUDEVILLE PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
IA A i .lK! I' T"'lATtlE., NEW VAUDEVILLE PROGRAMME. An cnti; charge of programme will be given at the Barkly for a week commencing to-day, at the matinee, when in addition to a new series of pictures a lengthy and attractive vaudeville bill will be presented. The Tossing Testros will be seen for the first time in Footscray in their unique per formance which includes, among many striking teals that of balancing on the fore head, by one shaft, a vehicle weighing two hundred pounds. Another item with a big reputation is that given by "Bluffo" who is described as the limit In comedy dexterity. Pagden and Stanley will appear in cross patter and harmony, and Flossie Belle of tihe original Two Belles, will feature special ty dances. For Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, the picture programme will in clude the tenth series of the popular "Lucille Love"; a patriotic drama entitled "Your Country Needs You"; "Beans", an amusing comedy, and 'With the Brltlsh Troops in France". A complete change o...
FOOTSCRAY THISTLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
FOOTSCRAY THISTLE CLUB n" °`ýl'ft0anff'8nanne oP the Foot scray Scottish Thistle Club was held in Royal Hall and a pleasant time was spent by a very large attendance of patrons. On the president (Mr J. Storie) being piped to the chair the audience rose and sang the national. anthem. The programme submitted was eminently suitable and received that approbation which is amply ex ressed by renewed recalls, Miss Marie Stewart's songs, The Scottish Blue Bells and Come into the Garden Maud, were well received, as also were Miss Doris Plummer's numbers, My Ain Folk and The Black Watch. Mr E. E. Hooke's rendering of Flow Gently Sweet Afton and The Moorish Maid earned him a recall, while Mr G. H. Cann's songs met with a pleasing recep tion, and Miss M. Attwater's songs, A Whispered Vow and U'he Swallows, left little to be desired. One of the finest numbers was the duet by Miss Marie Stewart and Mr E. E. Hooke. That popular Scotch comedian, Mr Arthur Douglas, was in fine form and his items (co...
SWIMMING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
SWIMMING NOTES. Everything points to a very sutccessful opening for this season for the local club, Every arrangement is being made for the comfort and enjoyment of patrons, and the performing members are devoting a lot of time to practice with the object of giving a good display, The number ef lads now being taught to swim has reached 25, The membership roll numbers 65,
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
ATHLETICS. The local harriers were wvoll represented at the last meeting of the V,A.A A., being one of the clubs to forward in the most entries. R. Cormack (a promising novice) being second in the final of the 2 mile open haudicap, while other members were suc cessful in their heats. The club has enter ed a team for the inter-club tests and hope to carry off the premiership. A strong con tingent is in training and a test will be held to select the team at the end of the week. The distance of the events for such are : too yds, 440 yds, t mile, 12i yds, hurdles, walk and long jump ; three mem at each event. First day December 5th.