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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
£P51.IAX, NOTICIS. WE ARE READY For the Spring 'Trade with a Lovely Lot of SIl'l;ING SHIOES All the Latest ------CR I\''ONS - --of --FASH ION Are Blooming Luxuriantly with us now. Buy now, and get first pick. The "Springat" Glace Kid lBar Shoes, self lhow, patent collar, light and hbicezy, 7/i1. Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, very snappy in style and designi self-covered heels, .I/1 r. " Acis "--This is the name of a lovely Court Shoe, in tan or black glace kid, with 3 side buttons, very nifty, either color, 9/11. Ox-blood and Wine Color Foot wear iy still the correct thing. We ha;tve a very large anm choice selection, and will be pleased to show them io YOU' . Our Mlen's DIepartmcent is? wide" ly knawn as cariying the Best of Australian-made FOOT\V EAR. \iAmong others we are offering is a Glace Kid I).rby Bal., patent toe cap, at 12/6. "Brown" Fashion decrees that this color is to be worn. \ e have Ladies' and Gents' Footwear to match the Costume, at popular Prices. Your:; to l-oot, W...
THE TROCADERO. LION ACTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
LION ACTORS. An exceptional program is advertiscd for to appear this afternoon and to-night. "Shell's Performing Lions" is the star novelty which is described as America's biggest thrill. Other artists include Mann and Franks, who will present a war scene, whilst the famous colored comedian Les. Wharton will also make his first appearance The pictures include Mary Pickford in "The Eagle's Mate," a five reel drama and numerous other subjects including views of the war showing the siege of Alost and Be leagured Antwerp. On Monday night a new program will be screened and a local lady will enter the lion's cage For Thurs day night the great novel "Mr Barnes of New York" will be shown in picture form with Maurice Costello as "Barnes".
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. BATTLE OF ALOST. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
S1T GIEOf GE'S ThEAE'i'iE. BATT'LE OF ALOST. The managemoont of the above theatro is at present screening a very interesting re cord of the Battle of Alost, with authentic scenes actually taken in the firing lines and giving a very clear view of the great de fence put up by the Belgian troops. Lucille Love (a parts), Daughter of the East (3 parts) and The Stolen Symphony (a parts) arc the principal dramas. On Monday the new programme includes News of the \Var, Blue Pete's Escape, a 2 part story of the underworld. In Sheep's Clothing, Edison 2 part drama, and a Keystone comedy, Mabel's Busy Day, introducing Charles Chaplin. Next Thursday's bill contains a fine production of David Garrick, pro duced in three reels and played by the prominent English artists Seymour Hicks and Miss Eliline Terriss, in addition to Lucille Love and the Keystone star, The Stolen Purse.
VICTOR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
VICTOR TIIIEATRE. To-night, at the Victor theatre, the man agement announce a varied programme of vaudeville numbers antd pictures. Ronald Rouse, character comedian, and A'ma Miranda, picture balladist, are among the artistes booked to appear. A stirring Bison drama, " Dangers of the Veldt " and Eclair \Var Journal are the main subjects of the picture portion of the programme An up-to-date dancing floor will shortly be available for dancers at the Victor theatre.
YARRAVILLE v WEST HAWTHORN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
YARRAVILLE v WEST I-IAWTHORN. The glorious uncertainity of the game was displayed in the Yarraville-West Haw thorn match just concluded when the locals who appeared to be in an impregnable position after the first day's play, were de feated by 8 wickets. On the opening day of the match Yarraville scored rz4. and had dismissed eight of their opponents for the small total ot 28, Goodwin securing 4 of the wickets for 8 runs. On resuming last Sat urday, however, things took a totally differ ent turn and owing to the fine batting dis play given by Hargreaves and C. Hendrie, who put on 78 for the eighth wicket, an un expected and brilliant victory was secured by West Hawthorn. The former played an excellent innings for 56 while Hendrie, though less brilliant in obtaining 3.1, served the side well in keeping an end up, and the innings closed for 127, or 13 ahead of Yarraville. Goodwin secured the remain ing 2 wickets at a cost of 49 runs and finished up with 6 for 37. The locals, in their ...
CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v MALVERN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CRICKET. Notes by "COVER POINT." FOOTSCRAY v MALVERN. The above match was concluded at the Western reserve on Saturday last and rc suited in a win for Malvern by 131 runs on the first innings. Although, practically, the game was concluded on the previous Saturday, a fair number of spectators were in attendance and enjoyed a fair after noon's cricket. Without detracting in any way from the merit of Malvern's win, it must be admitted the winning of the toss was a most important factor in the fortune of the game, However, it is all in the game, and what was the local's misfortune; to-day may be their good fortune to morrow. On a perfect wicket Malvern re sumed, but Dolamore, who had scored 32 not out on the previous day, was soon out to a catch by "Son" Smith oil Green. Jordan 17, caught Emmerson bowled O'Shannessy; Ellis 35 not out; Benton 6 not out, carried the score to 206 for 9 wickets when the innings was declared closed in the hope of dismissing Footscray for less than 131 and th...
BLINKING AND ITS CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
BLINKING AND ITS CURE. Opticians and oculists will, pc. haps, find some help in the follow ing paragraph, which bears on a habit quite common among persons of a sedcntary occupation: '"If you find yourself blinking your eyes rapidly without any cause, stop it at once, or it will grow into an incurable habit that will niake our eyesight fail comparatively early in life. "Natural blinking is necessary to ,clear and moisten the eye. The average nu il br"dfY"lihtiurt'il llns Is about twenty per minute. - But a nervous blinker will get in some thing like a couple of hundred in a minute in bad cases. The result of this is a big development of the eyelid muscles. It, besides, invol ves counter irrittition, which acts on the optic nerve, and renders the sight daily more 'eakc and irritable. "Once contract this habit, and you will find you cannot bear a strong light or read small type; and the .yes get worse and \ irse. 'IThe 're consists in keeping the eyes :t for at least ten minutes every...
CHOLOROFORM AND ITS ADMINISTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CHOLUOI?OORK . AND ITS ADMINIS'T'RATION. I'h , notion fostered by a hundred novels, that one has but to flourish a handkerchief wet with chloro form below the nose of any indivi dual to secure instant unconscious ness, has no basis in fact. Even with a free use of the drug it takes a matter of minutes to put a per son "over." And, as it is done professionally, the thing is a science. Sometimes the chloroform is dropped on a towel spread over the patient' face, sometimes upon a mask, but oftener air is pumped through the drug and is allowed to escape into a special apparatus which covers mouth and nose. And the administration proceeds ulpon a definite plan, beginning with the merest suspicion of thle vapour antd gradually increasing. T'he anaes thetist is alert and prepared for every danger. As far as possible the patient is fortified against risks and discomforts. Even the operat ing table is made so that, if need be, it may aid resuscitation. And during the whole pcriod of insensi ...
BUILDING REGULATIONS. COUNCIL'S CHANGING ATTITUDES. MORTISING PROVISO TO BE ENFORCED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
BUILDING REGULATIONS. COUNCIL'S CHAI GING AT. TITUDES. ' MORTISING PROVISO TO IRE ENFORCED. After'years ;of procrastination the local .council suddenly made up its mind thatcome what may they must have new building regulations. Therefore regulations calculated to meet the fancies of various faddists were quicldy framed and adopted. Aftergvards a deputation of practical builders waited on the council and pointed out that the iegulations in clude provisos that are entirely outside the limits of the conn cil's jurisdiction such as insist ing on oregon joists being used in weatherboard buildings and prohibit ing the use of hardwoods. As the former is imported and hardwoods are Australian-this requirement is as unpatriotic as it is foolish, and though admittedly wrong in law it carries the force of law until some unfortun ate builder tests the validity of the regulations in a higher court at con siderab?'expense, as by-laws cannot be questioned in courts of petty ses sions. The council a...
POLICE CONTRADICTED. DIVIDED BENCH AND ASTUTE COUNSEL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
POLICE CONT'RADICTFD. DIVIDED BENCH AIND AS TUTE COUNSEL. At Monday's court a young main named Fred Ray was charged with using obscene language and behav ing in an offensive manner in Droop street on November 3rd. Sergeant Ryan conducted the prosecution and Mr Secomb appeared for defendant. Constable H. J. Carey stated that about I 1.45 p m. on November 3rd, defendant and four other men were going along Hopkins street jostling and wrestling with each other, He told them to conduct themselves properly and when they got along into Droop street they turned round and blurted at Constable Hope and witness. Defendant sang out "Come along here and we will- give you all you want " and made use of the obscene language submitted, Con stable I-lope and witness arrested a man each and while taking thetm to the police station accused followed and made insulting remarks. Of the other four three have been lined. The fourthl had not yet been traced. In reply to hlr Secomb witness stated that one of...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
Regret was expressed by a large cir cle of friends when it became known that Mr Thomas Brown, of Centre St., Rootscray, had passed away at the age of 57, after a somewhat protracted ill ness, at the latter end of last week. Mr Brown was for a lengthy period in charge of one of the Railway departments car cleaning sheds at Spencer street.,where he was held in high esteem, lie was also a steward at Wesley Church, Mel bourne. The funeral took place on Monday last to the Williamstowm Cemetery when~ large number of friends attend ed to pay their last respect to the memory of deceased. Much sym pathy was expressed for the widow and only son (Mr Harold Brown) in their bereavement. 'The Revs. J. 1-I. Goble and Alexander McCallum conducted the service at the grave side, and Mr W. A. Warne had charge of the mor tuary arrangements. The pall-bearers were Messrs Lindsay, Dunston, Ke1hoo, Isaacs, Woods, and Knight. Messrs. Fell & Son desire attenti on drawn to their advertisement on Ipa g...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
CO/UNCIL, NUT'S. Councillors were in business-like mood on Monday evening when the meetings of the various committees were held and thanks to the fact that the usual lengthy list of unimportant correspondence was for once non existant they were able to gratify their unusual lust for work without aggravating waste of time. There was, with the exception of Cr. Fielding on sick leave, and Cr. Mc Donald, practically a full attendance the last to return to the fold being Cr. A. J. Pearce who looked none the worse for his vigorous, if un availing attack on the political strong hold of Chief Secretary John Murray, at \Varrnambool. In fact, if any thing, there was evidence of im provement and if the experience has had the effect of giving Footscray's youthful councillor a wider outlook on life it may not, perhaps, have been altogether a wasted period. Cr. Harris presided at the meet ing of the Finance commifce and received the treasurer's report, though far from cheering on the face of it, ...
To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
To the Editor of Ti'i AIE\'rtslbRa. Sit,-May I, through the ntidiutl of your paper, plead for the thousands of lelgian destitute women and children. I have had several enquirtes lately as to whether secondhand clothing, clean and in good repair, would be acceptable for the Belgians; thinking the central depot still required such gifts I referred the ladies to thatdepot. I find, on enquiry, however, that they will only now accept new goods; so I hasten to ask the ever generous public if they have any women's and children's warm clothing or boots, clean and in good repair, I will be pleased to receive them, have them packed and forwarded to these unfortunate people, A lady who arrived by the "Aeneas '" on Friday last,, told me she saw 2ooo women and children in London the day before she sailed and the plight of the children particularly was heartbreaking Some were barefooted & clad only In singlets with old coats wrapped about them to try and protect them from the intense cold...
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
Sunshinoe- to Melbourne, Sunshine to Atelbourne (week days) 6 27 -6 55--730-7 39 -8 1-z8 2-9 26 -10o3-11 3-12 30-2 8-3 0-3,,L5- 5 26-5 31 -5 35-6 9-6 44-7 31 8 33 9 50-1z 12--12 9 Saturdays: 627-7 0-7 30-7 39-8 1 8 2i-9 26-10 3--z 8-12 2-12 7 12 23-- 21-2 8-3 2-4 33-5 28 6 43-8 33-9 5o-11 8-12 29 Sundays-Sunshine to Flinders street 9 54 a.m. -1.53-3 47-6.16- 9.o--Io.I9 Leave Footscray xI minutes later. West Footscray Line, West Footscray to Mclbourne.(Spencer b? Week days: 6 36-7 4-7 37-7 .16--8 to 8 30-9 35-1012-1112-12 10--1239 1 10-2 17-3 9-3 54-4 42-5 38-5 44 - 6 18-u 53-7 40-8 42-9 59-1I 21 12 18. Saturday's-6 36-7 9-7 37-7 46--8 i -8 30-9 s5-0 12--I 17-12 I3-1232 p,m. 1 30-2 17-3 11-3 54-4 ,12-5 37 6 52-8 42-9 59-11 17-12 38 Sundays (to Flinders street)--o 3-2 2 -3 56-6 25-9 9-10 28, Melbourne (Spencer St) W. Footscray. -Week nays-5 36-6 2-7 8 a Footscray only, 7 6-7 12-7 30 8 40-9 0-10 33 z2 38-11zz 48-12 35 p.m.-1 37-2 15 2 43-3 38-3 53-4 1--4 16-5 26-5 53 6 38-735,-9 18 --I...
JOHN BULL AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
JOHN BU/LL A AlN. It is not always that persons wri ting to the local council furnish their own headings to their effusions bul one of the letters received by the local council on Monday eveninE was one bearing the title " Johr Bull Again." The writer is evid ently a believer in the adage " Swee are the uses of advertisement, " rec ognising that any matter so ttttrac tively titled was practically certair to secure a space in the columns c the local press. The letter, signet by John Bull, reads: I notice by the local papers that a dept lation re reconstruction of Barkly-stree has been on the mrovy again. I feel sul prtsed at the council entertaining such matter. I wish .10o inform the council ale members of the deputation, that people wh are living in streets more central have neithc roads nor footpaths and they should t considered before the west end of Barki street. I would mention Southhampto street for one, with residents of over .I years. I ant sure no one knows the state c thin...
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
* BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. A bazaar was held at the Hlebe Col lege of Physical Culture on Saturday last by the pupils of Miss Edwards, and a sum of £7/10/ has been handed to Mrs R. M. Lane toward the Belgian Relief Fund. This amount represents many sacrifices on the part of the children. The bazaar was opened by Major J. B. Hickson, V.D., who complimented Miss Edwards' pupils on their efforts. The stall holders were:-Fancy goods, Miss Evans; sweets, Misses Humphreys, Sinclair and Ameer; flower stall, Mis ses Heaviside and Kearney; afternoon tea, Mrs V. Edwards; ice cream, Mrs O. V. Edwards; doorkeeper, Miss T. Edwards. Much excitement was dis played at the bran pie and fish pond under the management of Miss Kate Heaviside. Among those who liberally donated gifts to the bazaar were:B Mr Gillespie, decorated cake; The In dependent, 1500 circulars; Miss Evans, hand-painted table centre; Mrs Kearney canary and cage; leather doll's pram, Hesse Bros.; Patterson Bros., dainty fire screen; Mr S...
Melbourne to Sunshine. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
Melbourne to Sunshine. Sponcor Street to Sunshine (week days, 5 36-6 2-76 and 7 I- not stopping at Footscray-7 8 (from Footscray only) -7 30- 8 40-9-2o 33-11 38-11 48 --2 35-- 37-2 15-2 413-3 38-3 53 -4 11--. 16-5 26-5 53-6 38-7 35 -9 18--Io 2-11 40. Saturdays--Same as week days till to 33 XI 15--l 36-r12 40- 32-1 53 3 33-4 3-4 52-5 50-7 35-9 18 10o 38--I 41. Sundays - Flriiders st, to Sunshine 9 1o--z 40-3 5-5 23-8 26-9 36. Leave Footscray qI minutes later.
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. At Monday's court orders wer made in the following debt cases: Rebecca Venning v John Venning £9/16 with 2/6 costs: A. S. E. Med dows -v Wim. Brown, £2/io witl 15/6 costs; S. Austen, represente, by Mr Brocket, v W. Jacoby, [ with 15/6 costs; F. Powne v A. W Michelson, ,£/16/a with 15/6 costs W.V, SteeleP v H. L. Knight, ,£3/! with 1.5/6 costs;' Arblaster v \WVl White, 6/9 with Io/6 costs; E Nichol v 1. Affey, seI/4 with 15/ costs; Dukseon v John Molloy, £2/, with 5/- costs.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
HORTICULTURAL SOCGIBTY The motor boat trips to the Burn ley Horticultural Gardens held by the above society are generally con sidered the most enjoyable of the season, and the one held last Satur day proved no exception to this rule. Although the weather in the early part of the morning did not look too promising, towards midday it cleared somewhat, and excepting for a cold wind the afternoon was line. About fifty members and friends of the society attended and spent a most enjoyable time. This garden, although small, always evokes admiration for its well kIept beds and borders. A fine lot of seedling Japanese- Iris and Glox enia.flowered Pentstemons made a beautiful show. Shrubs were very much in evidence. There, were also fine trellises of climbing roses, Hia watha and Dorothy Perkins. The party arrived home about 8 o'clock after a most enjoyable outing. The December Monthly Meeting will be held at the Masonic I-lall, Leeds street on Tuesday next, when Mr W. Pockett the chrysanthe...
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
TIME TABLE. Footscrav to Meloumnc. (Flinder St. 5 28 a.m,-6 20-6 47 -6 59-7 6-7 18 7 30-7 36"--7 46--7 54--8 za--8 8-8 2oa 8 24-8 40-8 58-9 5-9 36-9 46-10 2 10 38--o 57-11 40-12 7 p.m. 12 31 1 4-1 29-1 45-z 57-2 4-2 28-2 49 3 9--3 31-3 52-4 -4 8-4 40-5 2a--5 0o 5 202--533--5 51-5 59-6 11n 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=--ro 7 10o 25-10 57--I1 13--1 34-11 59 --12 25. Saturdays as usual to' 1o 38 a.m, then 105 1142 1155 122 126 1220 12242--1231-12 44- I0 I 1 a 1 32 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 To 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 1o 7-10 25-10 57-11 13--I 28 I1 36-11 45-11 59-12 13-12 25 I I.*, Sundays: 9 43-9 59 a.m. 12 59 p.m. 1 45 1 55-2 13-2 25-2 38-2 54-3 22- 3 47 4 4-421- 55-5 22-5 52-6 22-6 52 7 5 - 7 241-7 52-3 21-8 52-9 21-9 29 9 37--945-10o 5-10 25-10 40-10 51. "WVerribee to SpencrSt. aSpencer St. only. F Fridays only, Trains leave Seddon 2 min, earlier, Yar. raville 1 min., Willia...