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BLANKETS FOR TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
BLANKETS FOJR TROOPS. The lMayorc-,s (Mrs S. Iell) acknowl edges (hie following generous response to her appeal for blankets for our soldiers lighting in the B?ow.coveraed ba;llkicdielc of the continent : Messrs Holden and Lewis, 2,pair ; Miss Knight, Yarraville, 2 pair; Mrs S. 13cll (Mayoress) I pair; Mris Ripon, r pair ; Ar A, Brown and Colin Munro, I pair ; Mr Fcr;gus Blair and'McPhcrson, r pair i Mrs Comer, I blanketi J. W. Cozens, Decr Part., I blahkel ; Mrs English, i blanket MIrs Phelan, r pair blankclis and pillow; Mrs WVcekc, Scddon, i rug; Mrs Cropley, 6 pair socks; Mrs (hreg, I blanket and rug Mrs Boaric, I blanlket antd owel.
LODGES & SOCIETIES. COURT RISING SUN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
LODG1ES & SOCIETIES; COURT RISING SUN. The half-yearly meeting of the Court was hold at the Lodge room, Royal hall at which the balance sheetiand auditors' report was received and adopted. This being the end of the financial year the secretary real the yearly statement of the transactions for such period as fol lows:-- Members admitted 28, members left 30, showing a decrease of 2, and leaving 310 members at the end of the year. The total funds of the court are £7453/6/3, with an increase of °259/O1 for the year. The interest received on investment was £416/9/7. Sick pay totalled £621/10/10, and £110 was paid for funeral benefits. Comment was made on the abnormal sick pay and a lively discussion took place in regard to' the effectiveness or otherwise of the present system of medical supervision as regards malingering, P.D.C.R. Bro, W. Gallant acted as installing officer and duly installed the following bre thren:--I.P.C.R,, Bro. E. J. Birkill; C.R., Bro. H. J. Palmer: D.S.C.R...
FOREMAN OF WORKS. DISCUSSION OVER MINOR APPOINTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
FOREMAN OP WORKS. DISCUSSION OVER MINOR Al' SPOINTMENT. The matter having been referred to him for an expression of opinion Mr. Neylan, city surveyor, reported to the Public Works' committee on Monday 'evening that Mr McFarlane who had been acting foreman of works for some months had given him complete satis faction, IHe recommended that he be appointed permanently to the position stated. Cr Shillabeer-In view of that recom mendation I move that Mr McFarlane be appointed foreman of works. Cr Bell (Mayor)-1 intend to move an amendment that applications be in vited for the position in accordance with clause-'19, part 9, thirteenth sched ule of the Local Government Act. Cr Johnson-I do not think that is necessary in this instance. Cr Shillabeer-It mightbe if this were a new appointment, but Mr McFarlane is already in our employ, and this is only promotion. What is your opinion Mr Town Clerk ? Mr D. T. Barnet-The clause reads: "No appointment to any permanent office at the disposal of t...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
BO WLIN6G NOTES. On Saturday last two picked rink, from "ootscray under the captainship of Forge and IEnglish, competed in the V. B. A. pro sidents tourney and suffered defeat by a \'ry small margin of points. 'Ihe electric light tourney has attracted considcrable attention durJing the week 'lThree or four Flootscray rinks are still loft in and hope to remain in till the end. To-day both teams are due to play Essen don at Footscray and if the visitors turn up in force the whole seven rinks will be en gaged in friendly rivalry, o
CRICKET. NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
CRICKET. -4------- Notes by "CovLR POINr." -NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS, &c. (The Editor wtill be slad to insert in this ,column reports of the doings of local sport. Stag institutions providing thi/o are conslsely wriltten and, in the case of matches played on the previous Saturday, that they are lodged at the Advertiser Ofirce not later tharn Tuesday in each wee-i,r
THE TROCADERO. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
TiE T E'UOCA&lt;DRxIO. All l"oot-icray mustt have seen the lioiin at the ",Troc" dunring tle week judging by the large audienlces ach evening. To day another great novelty will be presentetd whe UBailqy's Posing Dogs make their first appearance. 't'his act rcccntly filed the hijou Theatre for twiv weeks and should be highly apprcciated here. Other varicty novelties are advertised also a great picture program, A special performance of the Posing Dogs will be given at the matince whenl a large doll will be presented to the lucky child ilso a hanldsomle watch.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
IPBCIAL NOTICEI, WE ARE READY Flor the Spring Trade with a Lovely Lot of SPItING SHOES All the Latest -CREAT[IONS --of -- FASI-I ION Are Blooming Luxuriantly with us now. Iuy now, and get first pick. The "Springs" Glace Kid Liar Shoes, self bow, patent collar, light and breezy, 7/11. Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, very snappy in style and design self-covered heels, ./I I. " Acis "--This is the name of a lovely Court Shoe, in tan or black glace kid, with 3 side bhttons, very nifty, either color, 9/11, Ox-blood and \Vine Color Foot wear is still the correct thing. \Ve have a very large and clioice 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 FOOTW\VEAR. Among others we are offering is a Glace Kid Derby IBal., patent toe cap, at 12/6. "Brown" Fashion decrees that this color is to be worn. 'v, e have Ladies' and Gents' Footwear to iuatch the Costume, at popular Prices. Yours to Boot, WILLIAMS, THE SHOE MEN...
REPAIRING THE SEWER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
REPAIRING THE SEWER. At Thursday's court Allen D/ Page sued Mary Bourke for £2//117 for work and labor done. Mr Brocket appeared for complainant and Mr Secomb for de fendant. Complainant, a plumber, stated that while working in the house next door to defendant during October she en gaged him to put the sewer right. It was a joint sewer, the drainage from the two properties running into the one outlet, and it had became blocked. She came and asked him to attend it, and it was the usual practice to charge each party half, as he was doing in this case. The other party had agreed to pay its half of the cost. The block age was caused by broken pipes and there were also egg cups, bits of china, and various other thilgs stuck in the mipes. When Mrs Bourke engaged him she expressed an opinion that the block was caused by by the people next door. Mrs Bourke stated that Mr Page had started to remedy the defect which was caused by the people next door. She spoke to one of his man with the resu...
YARRAVILLE v FITZROY BALLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
YARRAVILLE v FITZROY 'BALLERS. These teams commenced a match at Fitzroy last Saturday, and Yarraville, bat ting first, were all disposed of for to7, WVoods batted well for 3r, while Rocke went in first and was 9th man out, taking 2 hours to make 13. Davis 14 no., and Norris 13, were the only other batsmen to reach double figures. Cooper, for Fitzroy, took 3 for :3 and Moles 4 for 33, McLennan s for 15, the last-named had is overs, 6 of the first 7 being maidens. The Footballers fielded splendidly. Fitzroy losl 4 for 67 at call of time and with 40 runs to get for 6 wickets, the finish should be interesting. Flegg 36, Harrison 16, Parratt II no., were Fitzroy's chief scorers. Goodwin bowled well and took the 4 wickgts for 35. Yarraville's fielding was bad and this department may be the deciding factor in the match,
FOOTSCRAY v ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
FOOTSCRAY v ELSTERNWICK, Footscray Ist eleven commenced a match against. Elsternwick, on the Elsternwick Park on Saturday and having first use of the wicket opened with Jackson and H. Emmerson but when 0to was on the board Jackson was given out l.b.w. for 8. J. -Smith joined Emmerson and the two added 34 for the second wicket when Smith was clean bowled for 8 and 2 wickets were down for 54, a very promising score. H. Smith had added 4 when Emmerson was caught after a well made 38 and with the exception of H. Smith io and Simmons 4, all the other batsmen failed to score, there being no less than 6 "ducks," and the innings closed for 70. Elsternwick,'on going to the wickets lost 3 for to, and Footscray had hopes of getting the side out under the 70. The next two batsmen dashed all hopes to the ground as they carried the score to io2 before a separation was effected, and at the call of time Elstcrnwick had lost 5 wickets for 135 runs. Details FOOTSCRAY (Ist Innings) Jackson, l.b.w. b W...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
RIFLE NOTES. The local club will hold a competition over 3oo, 5oo and 6oo yards for a gold medal and trophies presented by Messrs Geer and E. Ward. The following are the handicaps for to-day's shoot at 300 yards : .J. Masterton, 3 ; T. Masterton, .t ; N Mc Donald, McDonald, R. McKenry E. Nichol son, 5 Harrison, J. N., A. J., and B. Mc. Donald, J. McKenry, Stevenson, Upton, Maloncy, 6; C. Henderson, J. Joint, Ken nedy, Moore, Grey, 7; Ilogan, Berlowitz, 8; Ward, Stone, Hills, McDonald, Tannock, A. Henderson, King, Andy McDonald, Alex. McDonald, 9; Arrol, Robinson, Sykes, R. N. McDonald, so; J. Jackson, McEwan, II; Irving, Mortimer, Barnett, Bradshaw, Ayre, Brown, Meachin, Cooper, Harvey, J. Rogers, C. Smith, G. McDonald, Chanm bers, Huxtable, sz; W. J. Jackson, Douglas, D. Rogers, Weeks, Carlick, Haslam, Recce, Jackson, 14.
Footscray and Williamstown Churches [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 5 December 1914
Footscray and \illiamstown Churches Lennox street Methodists lmet Victoria street Methodists last Saturday on the lat ter's ground. Scores-Lennox street Ist innings 114 (Smith 31, Pope 26, Webb 14 n.o., Thomson II, Graham to; Barkla 3 for 15, Grenfell 3 for 23, Bailey 2 for 7, Rhodda I for 12, Curwood x for 31.) Vic toria street 1st innings 9 for 33, Firth to n.o., Barkla 6; Comben 6 for 17, Hendry a for 13.) To be concluded to-day. Bay View Road Methodists imet \Vil liamstown Church of Christ last Saturday on the former's ground. Scores-Bay View ist innings 126 (Hoskins 32, Stanley 27, Thick £3, Moore tii .o., Sheppard so, McMillan Io0 Jones 6 for 15, Hill 3 for 39, Sutcliffe I for 25.) Church of Christ ist innings 3 for 29 (Sutcliffe 12, Stroader 8 n.o.; Leigh I for 8, Edwards I for 7.). To be concluded tQ-day. Hyde street Methodists (A team) met Hyde street Methodists (B team last Satur day (both teams use the same ground.) Scores-Hyde street A ist innings 81 (Hill 18, Humphrey i...
HANDBILL BY-LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
HANDBILL BY-LA TV. \Without discussion the council on Monday evening agreed to the first reading of a by-law, text of which we publish herewith and which explains itself. The final adoption of the regulation cannot be done under about six weeks so that the new rule is not yet in force. The by law reads: A bye-law of the City of Footscray made under the provisions of the 197th. section of "Local Government Act 1903" and numb ered .lo for the prevention of the distribu tion of handoills or advertising matter in the streets or public places of the municipality. In pursuance of the powers conferred by the 197th section of "Local Government Act r190o3" the council of the City of Foots cray in the name and on behalf of the Mayor, councillors and citizens of the City of Foot cray do hereby make a bye-law and do hereby order and direct as follows C. Clause No. 3 of Bye-law No. 33 of the City of Footscray is hereby repealed. . From and after the date of this Bye law coming into operation no ...
COUNCIL WAGES SHEET. £14,500 A YEAR NOT INCLUDING SALARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
COUNCIL WAGES SHEET. £1`.,5oo A YEAR NOT INCLUD. INCG SALARIES, At Monday's meeting of the Foots cray Council, Cr. Shillabeer, glanc ing at the Notice Paper, remarked, "1 would like to warn you Mr Neylan regarding this item, we do not wish to be putting on men and then have to curtail at a later date. I would like to see our staff permanently em ployed. I notice that under the general fund day labor is costing £239 and electrical supply [49 weekly,' about £14,500 a year. Cr. Pearce-The engineeris acting on council instructions, you told him to put on more men last week. Cr. Shillabeer-If you don't mind we will be up the spout.
AN IMPROVEMENT LOAN. FOR PRIVATE STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
r. AN IMPROVEMENT LOAN. FOR PRIVATE STREETS AND he RIGHTS.OF-WAY. ot On Monday last, at the meeting st of the Footscray council, Cr Drew et 'moved that the work in connection Swith the much discussed making of et private streets and rights-of-way be as proceeded with and that the rights-of rs way and private streets diverging a from Barkly street to Cross street t anti Gordon street to Francis street at e be the first attended to, other streets d to follow in due course. H-e also ly moved that the terms submitted by d the council's bankers viz:-A5 per to cent on the money as used, be ac n cepted, and this was agreed to. Re ig garding the proposal as to where a It start was to be made there was much is useless and acrimonious discussion 1 while there was practically no con - tinuity and it was nothing unusual to have every councillor at the table, Cv with the exception of the mayor, and 'at times he also was included, talk d ing at one and the same time. In this way much valuable tim...
BARKLY THEATRE. "MOTHER GOOSE" PANTOMIME. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
" MOTHER GOOSE " PANTOMIME. IUnusual interest is attached to the pro dluction, at the Iarrkly, of the pantonmime, " Mother (loose, " which will be presented for thu first tone at to-day's nmatinece. \VWhen it was lirst rumored that Footscray was to have its own pantomime this year many people were under the impression that it was to be a pantomime in pictures. This, of course, is not the casc, and refer ence to the Harkly advertisement in another column will shiow that Mother Goose is to be a real flesh andt blood pantomime with a big cast of characters, both mortals and immnortals, and with many changes of scene, tncluding a transformation scene entitled '"The Fouir Seasons. " The fine stage at the liarkly and the complete light ing system will permnit of the pantomime being staged to its fullest advantage, and Mr McKaay's tine company, whichi has play ed Mother Goose in most of the important cities of the Commonwealth and New Zeal. and hidtls fair to makte their season at the liar...
FISHMONGER'S BACK YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
FISHMONGER'S BACK YARD. At Thursday's court a Greek nam ed Jack Comino was charged with not keeping his premises at 55 Ilop kins street in a state of cleanliness. Inspector Whitehead stated that defendant used to keep a fish shop at the above address. A visit of inspec tion was paid on November 23rd and the shop was found to be in a very dirty condition and decayed fish and stinking oyster shells were in the yard. Defendant had since left the shop and great difficulty was ex perienced in finding him to serve the summons. Only recently he had been find for not having a rubbish bin. Mr Mitchell J. P.--You will be fined ao/:, go away at once and clear the yard up or you will be fined GI for every clay it is left dirty.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
The Demand for a proprcietary mdicine is the surest indication of its poputarity and of its usefulness. Although Beichal's Pills ihate been on the market for hell-nigh 'three score years and trit"-a life timnc-it is a significant faic that their sales re ever on the inetc se. This is unquestionable testimony to their clicacy, or no itedicine coul endure a test so sustained utiless it possessed real and indisputable merits. The secret of the success, as shown in the increased demand for Beecham's is siti to the fslr IIg.iI the dir iuitive iand reuaicpowersa.," a matter olconi. nuut k notvlc ;;;ý11 11 --run n i red by t iu l m and esperience .und, thewlitne, beyond dis pole. What is pitrni ised for them, they pc lit T. hey are swell adapted for Iscaling num 1,111iis of itndigestion, anld Imasiy suIt Iei fIIII bliousness, constipation, (fllulecu. , torpid liher ;and other digestie noublcs, giladly testifylothriirati li ivale. hluc h'y ave sinvired the Iiet of time-thes have carnael the...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
1JHOPICJOULTUIAL SOCIETY The December meeting of the above Society was held at the Masonic hall on Tuesday evening last, Mr J. Bannister occupied the chair. Mr \V. Pockett the noted chrysan themum grower, gave a most interest ing and instructive address on how to grow this particular flower, which should prove of value to those memb ers who intend exhibiting at the forthcoming Autumn Show. At the clot' rf thn adlrrass a liv( lv discit siit regardiiig the defidftiui of d single chrysanthemum took place, the conconsus of opinion being that a flower with more than a single row of petals could not be termed single but was semi double. HeI-Ic was Sccorlded the usual vote of thanks on the nmotion of MIr Corinack and IMr Jamioiii n. I xhibits were stagecd as follows!- Mrs Jamiesonl, 23 cut flowers, Mrs Bellragc 17 cut flowers; Mrs M, ilber force ; cut flowers and begonia; Mrs Gow Ir zonales and bowl 'of roses; Mrs Wright Ti cut flowers; Miss Meikle pot atliantumn and hunch hypericumn; F. C...
TRUANCY CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
TIC UANCY CASES. At Thursday's court a number of parentsawere charged with failing to send their children to school the re quired number of days. Two partic ularly bad cases were those in which John Deegan was the defendant. Inspector Mabbit stated that Myra I)eegan, aged 9 years, was short in three weeks during October, and that against her there were io prior con. victions, while William, aged sT years, absent during the same period, was responsible for _prior convic tions. Mr Mitchell-What is all this ? Mrs Deegan-I was away during October and could not see whether they went to school or not. Mr Mitchell-Scandal us, scanda lous! You will be fixied io/- in each case for both of them. E3 in all, (to Mri Mabbit) If this woman comes here again bring along the father and we will have the children taken away from him. They must be edu-_ cated. Other lines were imposed as fol lows-H-Iercules Brown 12/:, Jessie Horsfall 2/:, William Hoarder 2/:, Chas Raymer 10/:, Jack McGregor 20/:, and ...