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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
TENDERS. CITY OF FOOTSCRAY EPARATE TENDI).ERS will be received u10 p to 4 pm, on MON)DAY DEC. 11ith, 1914, for (a) Removal of. Nightjoit for year unding 31/12h;15. (b) The right to Graze atttl in Nightooil Depot for year ending 31 12,'1'. Specifications to be .ccn at 'Town Clerk's Office. Deposits in cash or baiu manrked celquo. No tender necessarily accepted. D. T. BARNET'. Town Clerk. Town Hall, Footscray, December 4th, 191... .nsT. LOST. Fox Terrier, evenly marked on head, spot in centre. Reward, de tainer prosecuted, 55 O'Farrcll st, Yarravillo SPECIAL NOTICES. T. GOUGH., SURGEON DENTIST, 166 NICHOLSON STREET, Footsoray Over Shaw's, ,Grocers. Telephone: 272 Footscray, Sets of Teeth ...... from l3/3/ Best work'only done. Artificial Teeth, 5/- and 7i6 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 8.30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.ni, to I p.m. PRESBYTERIAN ...
THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
T~ HE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Speaking at Monday night's meet ing of the local council Cr Harris said he had been impressed with the necessity for a footbridge over the Maribyrnong river below the Foots cray Park and thought some effort should be made to secure one. The V.R.C., had placed its entrance gates to the flat on the river bank, in a direct line with Moore street. It was nearly a mile and a half from South Kensington station aind owing to the roundabout journey via Lynch's bridge, nearly as far from the Footscray station, whereas a footbridge at the spot would provide a short cut, barely half a mile from the Footscray station, and would be a great public convenience. To save the long journey hundreds of people crossed the river in the neigh bourhood in boats and some day there would be a serious accident and loss of life because of the rush to get aboard them at the close of the day's racing. As the footbridge would be mainly used by patrons of the race course he moved that the V....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
That Footscray has spread out con siderably in recent years and is now practically twice as large as it was a few years ago is a well known fact Thec population has also increased pro rata but the number of letter carriers form ing the staff at the local post office has increased practically not at all. It follows therefore that the letter carriers have had a considerable amount of ex tra work thrown on their overburdened shoulders, so much so indeed as to be almost a public scandal. The local council has taken up many less impor tant matters and councillors would as suredly be doing a public service by calling the attention of the Postal authorities to the need for an augmen ted staff. Christmas is drawing near and the least the council can do is to forward a request that additional letter carriers be attached to the local offices to relieve the strain. Many residents of Footscray will re member the old prison hulk Success that lay for many years near the Wil liamstown steam ferry ...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
PAT'JRIOT'f(J I'(UND). Ainoiti jprnr ioutIe3 HhkiowlelKcI x:637 2 2 Etiplo se and Stla Mt. L.ycll Workn i1th~ Iiuntaidint 63 0 121th irranlment 0 0 tEnipllqfs, I'ootr Council, 13th inii:l. 1 7 0 E10r8 x1ot 12th ietornlment 2 19 0 Rlverside J00iui Cricket Club. 10 0 41556 .1
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
'I'O IULEY'S. PICL'UIE?,. The great war pictures, The Battle of Lubeck and the Battle before Antwerp are being shown at the Grand Theatre and are evoking expressions of admiration. They will also be shown again to-night and those who would see what war is really like should attend. Next week new and attractive pro grammes are promised. In the early part of the week two Star films, Lost Mail Pack, and High Spots on Broadway, are to be shown, and later The Battleground and Black Pearls are specialties not to be missed Fresh war pictures are arriving by every mail, At the Federal Theatre a good program will be shown to-night (Saturday).
A Girl from the South Published by arrangement with Cassell and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER I. The Senorina Dolores. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
A, Girl from the South By CHARLES GARVICE, Author of "Just a Girl," "Nanco," oto. Published by arrangelimeat with Cassell and Co., Lollldonll & Melbourne, All Rights Reserved. CllAPTERE I. The Senorlna Dolores. "Hi, Joneui!" Herilot Broughton lhad crossed the landing and knocked at the door of tile chllllblers opplosito hIll own; and he had to knock and call several timles before a grumnlpy "Colne in, confollnd you!" CalleO tt i responseC. "Oh, it's you, is it?" wailed Joncs, raising 19s eyes from a brief and blinking at l ouglhton's tall, well-built figure in the doorway. "Awfully busy!" 11e jerked Ite reading liampl Ilearel' to hlla1, nal his eyeO flow back to the brief. "Sorry," said lrlroughlon, l apologeil cally. "Lead me it couplll of nlt tblers, old man, will you? I've got. ta arty on," Jonles frlowned Iclld rIbbed his h)ail up. "A Iparly! I know vliat thai mois: no0 eind of a tow anllld lllln litaloo. T'!'hero, in the sihloboard, gel. 'ea for yourself, will you'?" "R...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
Miss H. Collard, Dressmaker and Costumiere, x Seddon Street, Seddon, (near Gamon st,) Style and Neatness, Moderato Prices PIneti'rtetrads Memos. ,. artlstic & Commerclal. Programmes 'Phone 5t Footscray. posters Cards .. The Advertiser Printing Works, footscray. J. JAhlIIIBON, Proprietor. THE LONDON DIRECTORY (Piubllshcd 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 arrr.nged under the Ports to which they sail and irdicalting the. ap)proximate sailings; PP"'INCIAL TRADE NOTICES of leading bIanufacturers, Merchants, etc., In the principal provincial towns and io dustrial centres of the United Kingdom. A copy of the current edition will be for warded, freight paid, on receipt of Post...
OVERWEIGHT LOAD. A FLAW IN THE PROSECUTION. THE HORSE AS PART OF THE LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
0 V?EI JVEI6HT LOAD, A FLAW IN THE PROSECU TION. THILE HORSE AS PI'ART OF THE LOAD. At' Monday's court John Cockbill was charged with allowing one of his vehicles to carry a load I ton 13 cwt. heavier than the act permuitted. Mr Secomb conducted the prosecution and Mr D. Thomas appeared for de fendant. Mr Secomb stated that the Act did not allow a two wheeled vehicle to carry more than 4 cwt. for otph _,ip. oi wuitii of wheel. Detfedant si cart and load had been weighed and registered 3 tons 13 cwts., while the wheels were only 2, ins. in width. The maximum penalty was 40/ for each cwt over and defendant was liable to a fine of £66. M. C. \Vhitehead, city inspector, stated that on the 1.4th inst. he stop. ped one of defendant's drivers near the Nicholson street goods yard and asked what his load wcighed. The driver said he had 2 tons 8 cwt. on, and remarked that it was a bit too much for one horse. \Vitness then. went into the goods yard and saw the ticket for the load showing 3 ton...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
If it's a GOOD PAIR of SHOES yon arO looking for, Call at SWANN'S Corneroi SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. Tihy will Sorvo you Well. And at Swan Street, Richinond; tio V Poklo'Stroot, Muouno Ponds; 370 Sydnoy Road, Bruuswiok. Iate: PuNSHONsI Address 143 Nicholson St., Footscray Xmas will soon be here and we can show you something . SPECIAL IN PRESENTS, Watch our Windows! Watch our Windows! In Stook :- bet il'ilabtr tlit.r... Groo si'., Meat Sates. Fly Wire, Soda Slypr u New i c atsr.. Sdd. Fruit Salans...'13 Alarm Olocks, ]r3csd Crocks, Lobster...$d and 1, tin. and a tine assortment of Gensiral Iroln inongery Lines showing in our \tMat and Fish 'astes .. ltd tii I windows. Broken Fruit Biscuits ... 4d, See our Dairy Produce Department for best quality Bacon Butter Eggs and Cheese, Only Address: 143 Nicholson Street. P UNHONS Sgeneral business . You will a New Suit and ihe Electric light comim an Overcoat for the Winter and "ity to purchase an you cannot do better than l...
MAKING MATTERS WORSE A RAILWAY PROSECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
MAKING MATTERS iYORSE A RAILWAY PROSECUTION. Williamson was charged with travel ling first class on asecond class ticket between North Williamstown and Yarraville on October 23rd. Mr F. O. Borsum prosecuted. Patrick O'Connor, ticket checker, stated that he was checking the 7.48 p.m. up train on October 23rd. be tween Spotswood and Yarraville. Defendant was in a first class carand when asked for her ticket said she left it on the booking window. He told her to make a search and after a while she produced a second-class ticket. A lady in the carraige said defendant had bought a first-class ticket. Defendant-I paid for a first class ticket and they gave me a second class without me noticing it. The man is telling a story saying I said the ticket was left on the window ledge. In the evening I. went to the station master at North \Villianistown and he said I must have taken another person's ticket. Mr Mitchell J.P.-Go on, you are only making it worse for yourself. Defendant-Am 1. Surely ...
WILLING TO ENLIST. A YOUNG FELLOW'S CHANCE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
IVJLLING TO ENILIST, A YOUNG FELLOW'S CHANCE At Monday's court a respectable looking young man named Alfred Barber was charged with attempted larceny on the property of Hugh Doherty on November 23rd. Ser geant Ryan prosecuted; Mr Secomb appeared for accused. Thomas Doherty, baker, of 50 Buckley street, stated that about 6 p.m. on the 2?rd inst. he heard the till bell ring and ran into the shop. He saw accused running across the road ; chased him through Walter, Albert and Pilgrim streets and through a couple of yards and then lost sight of him. Later on he saw him running near the railway line and after going through another yard into Parker street Constable Carey caught him. When the takings at the shop were counted that night .4'.g was in the till and nothing was missing. Constable Carey stated that a little after 6 p.m. on the night in qucstion he saw accused run out of Railway place followed by a number of people. He caught him in Parker street. Asked why he robbed the till he r...
GARDEN NOTES. THE FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
GARDEN NOTES. BY MRi. ED. GRAY. THE FLOWER GARDEN. A't this season of the year rough winds are prevalent, and unless gar deners arc prepared their plants will be sure to suffer. It is disappointing to see choice plants blown about by the wind just as they are coming into bloom. To prevent this it is neces sary to support, by means of stakes, those plants which seem to be unable to stand alone. Stakes are a neces sary evil in the garden, and when they have to be used they should be made as inconspicuous as possible. The size of the stake should he in proportion to the plants, and when they are being driven in care should be taken that the plants are not in jured in any way. Dahlias for autumn blooming should now be planted, and the planting out of annuals should be finished as soon as possible. It is now a good time to sow seeds of perennials for bloom ing next spring, such as wallflowers, Brompton stocks, hollyhocks, etc. They will require to be sown in shady beds of light soil and ...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
ST. (filUOL E SR'S TI'IIC'IE l,. The above theatro presents the famous romantic play "David Garrick," to.night. This all English production is in three reels and when produced quite recently at the Colosseum Theatre, London, was witnes sed by over 6ooo people daily. The cast is exceptionally strong being led by the great English artists Seymour HIicks and Elaline Terriss. Other big features are Lucille Love, 2 parts. Let No Man Escape, 2 parts. War news direct. On Mr.nday Dolly of the Dailies, a new serial film story, will be shown for which this theatre has the sole rights lor the district.
SWIMMING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
SWIMMING NOTES. The President, Cr \. H, Fielding, will officially open the swimming season of the local swimming club to-day. Entries for the various events to be con tested number 65 and all the old champions of the club together with 3 new aspirants will be competing. A large flagpole will be erected before the carnival in a prominent place at the club house, All arrangements are well under way, and everything points to a successful after 5roon's sport,
BARKLY THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
B.I;L JKL 1' TiHIA' I'E. 'T'he star item in hlie new Darkly pro granllle, contmnclingg at to-dtay's matince, is the prcsentation of Czerny, the famous illusionist, of an hour of dainly And distinc deceptios. Czerny has made successea in leading theatres in most parts o( the English speaking world, anti his appear ance in Flootscray is a attelcr of intcrest. Another attractive iten will be furnishod by Ewart and Neilson, comedians who sing. The novelty of their performance is the presentation of illustrated rag time. Two juvenile local performers will he included in the programnme, Mastcr Jack Hughcs, who has a particularly good so prano voice, and little Emily Dockery, who is billed as the tliy tot with the twinkling tootsies. The ltarlly pictures for Saturdtay, Monday and Tuesday include the eleventh series of " Lucille Love, " " The Golden ,adder, " " Could you blame Her," and a " Pair of Birds. " For Wednesday's change the feature films are " The Mystery of the White Car, " "The ...
BOY SCOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
B01Y SCOUTS. The 'Footscray troop of Boy Scouts met in the scout hall on Tuesday, when Scoutmaster Rainsford, of Sydney (at present with the No. 2 G. H. corps on the hospital ship Kyarra) was present and spoke to the lads and presented first-class badges to the following : Patrol Leader A. Richardson (Otter Patrol), Patrol Leader H. Warren (Seal Patrol), and Scouts R. Singer, A. Ellis, and N. Greenwood ; second-class badges to Scouts D. Richardson and R. Thomas. The troop will meet to-day at the Scout hall at 2.30 p.m. There are a few vac ancies for boys between the ages of 11 and 14.
ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
SANNJ VTERSARiY. The anniversary services of the Varraville Baptist Sunday school was very happily commenced on Sunday morning last when. the Rev, H. E. Hughes, of South Melbourne, occupied the pulpit, and, with his apt address, held the attention of the children. The pastor (Rev. W; O. Ward) took the afternoon service, and the Rev J. H. Goble preached in the evening. Good coji gregations were the order of the day, and at the evening service numbers failed to get admission. The chil dren had been efficiently, trained under the baton of Mr A. Graham, and Miss George proved a capable organist. The singing of the chil dren was of a useful as well as'of an appreciative character, being taken from the school hymnary, and had the assistance of a small orchestra. On Tuesday evening the week night celebration was held, the chair being occupied by the Rev. \V. O. W\ard, when the church was crowded to overflowing. The programme, which was highly appreciated by the audience, was as follows : R...
GERMANS ON PAROLE GOVERNMENT PAYMENT OF 21 PER WEEK. WARM WORDS BY COUNCILLORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
GERMANS .ON PAROLE GOVERNMENT PAYMENT OF £1 PER WEEK, WARM WORDS BY COUNCILLORS. There was a lull in proceedings at Monday night's council, meeting and it looked as if the business was likely to terminate somewhat earlier than usual. But it was the lull that precedes a storm or at least a stormy attack on the treats ment meted out to German prisoners on parole in Australia. Cr. Jenkins s et the discussion in motion. During his recent visit to the old land he saw thousands of Belgian refugees seeking refuge in England; saw evidences of the brutality to which they had been sub jected by the pursuing Germans; heard heart-rending stories of the methods employed on Britishers unfortunate enough to be interned in Germany on the outbreak of war, and consequently his forcefulness of speech, almost amounting to bitterness, is perhaps ex cusable. Cr. Jenkins opened by moving that a letter be sent from the council to the Minister of Defence asking him if the reports appearing in the press that...
VICTOR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
The Victor Theatre managenlent announ ces a fine programme for Sat. night. " I-IHoward and Palmer " Melbourne's lead ing Cross Patter Comedians will appear, a'so Miss Lydia Varley Australia's popular Picture Balladist ii I'a'riotic Songs, beau tifully illustrated. A full programme of pictures will also be shown including, A .Bison Jungle Featute, " From the Lions " Eclair's War Journal, and other star pictures. The dancing floor being installed is now nearing completion and promises to be the finest in any of the suburbs,