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The Unclaimed Million A Fascinating, Thrilling Serial The Unclaimed Million published by arrangement with Ward Lock, and Co., London and Mel bourne. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XVII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
| The Unclaimed Million A Fascinating, Thrilling Serial rhe Unclaimed Million Bt HERBERT MAXWELL published by arrangement with Ward Lock, and Co., -London and Me! bourne. fAll Bights Reserred.l CHAPTER XVH. (Continued.) The housekeeper -readily divined his nterest in the news, and proceeded tc mpart further information. ' There is to be a sale, sir. The house ■ topsy-turvy, and most of the ser rants are gone already Miss Foster s here for a few days, just to collect tome ef the things she wants to keep. But perhaps, air, you are a friend of .he family. "No—yes," stammered Harvey; 'that is, I used to be." ^ "I dare say she'd see you, sir, il It was on the tip of his tongue ta cry "Not for the world," as he instinc tively recoiled from the door, murmur ing something about its being too late ' to disturb Miss Foster. But the Rood woman's attention was directed- else where, for he saw her turn and ttfard lier say in reply to some unseen'mies tioner— ' ' J • "Mr. Harvey Lancaster, miss."...
YARRAVILLE HALL PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
YARRAVILLE HALL PICTURES To-night at the Yarraville Hall the program' to be presented will be of the usual interesting, and amusing character. The star item, "Nancy's Husband,'" featuring the world's most- famous photoplay stars, Margarita Fischer and Harry Pollard, is a comedy that is charm ing and delightful in every phase. ' The Sheriff of Bisbee," another star, is one of America's best pro ductions. It is excitement from start to finish The programme is of usual length.
STONE [?] [?] [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
STON^^^H0S«O On Thursday, at the local Court, H. Backus was charged by' Robert Hart, employed at the Trocadero Theatre, with having thrown a stone at him on the evening of December 2. following, a refusal to admit Backus to the performance. The stone was deliberately thrown by Backus at Hart, but the missile shattered: a glass door," and narrowly mis sed complainant. The P.M. said defendant could congratulate himself that he was not before the Court on a charge of manslaughter. If the stone had" struck any one t would probably have killed them, Backus was fined £5, with 10/ - costs, in default onq month imprisonment.
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moved on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 1914 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
The moving finger writes, and having writ Moved on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lufe it back to cancel halt a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. . SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 1914 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS Following our usual custom, to enable our employes to take advan tage of a holiday at Christmas, we will go to press early next week. The paper will be published on Thursday morning. Contributors are specially asked to note that all copy must be to hand by Tuesday evening. The office of the "Weekly News" will be closed from next Thursday until Monday, January 4. There will be no issue of this paper on Saturday, January 2.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
; 4MU! TROCADERO THEATRE Saturday December 19 Commencing at the MATINEE Special Engagement of Crotton and Kremka Roman Eing Experts First' A ppearance here of VOLIN1 The Wandering Musician Introducing violin solos, from Grand Opera to Ragtime Jack Risden Descriptive Singer and Light Comedian Special Engagement of that popular Actor ROY REDGRAVE Attired by TOM WALTON -'Waterloo' Colonel, Buster" .. Roy Redgrave Dr Muller * .. .. Tom Walton New Pictures Mon. Tues. Wednesday THE TATTOO MARK THE EX-CONVICT Latest war pictures showing evacua tion of Ghent. COMPLETE CHANGE OF PROG RAMME THURSDAY NIGHT TWO CABS will ran to Footscray Cemetery EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON From "the Corner of Gamon street and Somerville Road Starting at 2 p.m. FARE—17- RETURN AMUSEMENTS THIS SPaCE RESERVED FOR ST. GEORGE'S Yarraville. : _ Next week's series of LUCILLE LOVE will be shown on THURSDAY, and SATURDAY NIGHTS, and SAT URDAY MATINEE ONLY. XMAS NIGHT (Friday) Complete change of subjects ap propriate for the...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
Late Rev J; S. Chambers Memorial Tablet The treasurer of the above fund, i Sir Wells, desires to acknowledge, i the following contributions :—Mr 1 H. Doher.ty, Mrs Ebeling 10/6 i each; Mesdames Gordon and Ber- i lowitz, '10/ each; Mr Hall, 8/ ; s Mesdames Boyd, Wells. Comben, c Dunsmore and Mr G. Williams 5/; t Mesdames Curry add Rasmussen. I a 2/6 each. Total £3/19/. I e
REPORTS HELD OVER [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
REPORTS HELD OVER Owing to pressure on our space, several reports have had to be held over until next issue. ^ ville Presbyterian Chxypjfc next Sunday. The llev W, "rR7*Byerd will be at "Portarlington, as he is excbag'ng with Mr Ross, for the day. Alfred Herbert and Sydney James Dusting were each fined 10/- at Monday's Court for failing to have their children vaccinated. Another star program is announ ced for to-night at the Trocadero theatre, including Crotton and Kremka, Volini, Roy Redgrave, and Jack Risden, with the usual budget of pictures. As to-morrow is the last Sunday prior to Christmas, special services appropriate to the occasion will be held in the Baptist Church, Yarra ville. Christmas anthems will be sung by the choir. ' The Barkly Theatre Company were defendants in a case at the local Court on Thursday,' when the Company was charged with having opened the theatre. without the written consent of the Board of Health. The solicitors on both sides (Mr Secomb for the defen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
Special Notices DANCING I Clarence Sisters and) Brother (mcdougall) I having disposed of all interest in the | Victor Theatre, are now holding DANCING CLASSES for ADULTS and JUVENILES In all Branches of Stage Dancing • » • • | Classes every Wednesday and Saturday t Total B errs specially catered for at ■ 87 PAISLEY STREET, FOOTSCRAY. amusements. I Everbody's Doing It! Doing What? reserving every . Wednesday evening for the Wattle Quadrille Club Assembly, in the CUMING INSTITUTE, YARRAVILLE and every Saturday at the Masonic Hall, Leeds street, Footscray. Rogerson & Hay's Band R. Sweeny, M.C. DANCING Ladies and Gentlemen wishing | to learn DANCING for the coming | season had better join the new | classes now being formed by" Mr and Mrs Craven, In their new Hall where they will receive the very best tuiton capable assistant splendid floor and music. Classes Tue.-> iay, Wed nesday. Thursday, and Saturday for advanced learners strictly select Proficiency Guaranteed, private | ...
WANDERING CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
WANDERING CATTLE ■ For allowing cattle to wander about the streets, owners were fined as follows at Monday's Foot scray Court—Comben and Hussey, one pony, 10/ with 3/6 costs; James Higgins, one pony, 7/6 with 3/6 costs; Charlotte Chalkley, one pony, 7/6 with 6/6 costs ; 'Maggie McDonald, 2 cases, 10/ each with 3/6 costs, Leonard Hampson, one pony, 7/6 with 3/6 costs: William Hall, one horse, - 10/ 'with 3/6 costs:"' Solomon Stephenson, one. horse, 10/ with 3/6 costs; ' Percy Whitzell, one horse, 10/with 3/6 costs; John McTier, one cow, 5/ with 3/6 costs; John Doherty. one horse and two ponies, 25/ wiib 17 '6 costs; C. Munsor. two horses, 10/. each, with 6/6 costs; Allan Macafiley, two horses, 15/ each .with 6/6 costs
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE LUCILLE LOVE. NEW SERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE LUCILLE LOVE. NEW SERIES. St. George's Theatre, this week, have a very successful series of Lucille Love, and this intesestiug and thrilling serial is advanced yet another stage towards the end. It has undoubtedly been the greatest of all moving pictures, and is main taining the intense interest even greater now than at the beginning. The White Spectre and The Game keeper's Wife, are other star feat ures, and two War Gazettes are also included. On Monday, Tennessee, The Debt, The Eavesdropper (Key stone) are the principal pictures, whilst the latest mail war news presents an interesting spectacle. The management wish io announce that next week's series of Lucille. Love will be shown on Thursday, Saturday and Saturday, matinee I only, and not on Xmas (Friday) jaight. when a special and complete change of program, appropriate to the occasion, will be shown for Xmas Night only
KINGSVILLE AND QUEENSVILLE ESTATES NEWS At the last meeting of the Werribee Council, the engineer, (Mr Little) reported:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
KINGSVILLE AND QUEENS VILLE ESTATES NEWS At the last meeting oi the Werribee Council, the engineer, (Mr Little) reported:— Kingsville and Queensviile Estates—"I have gone, into the question of draining these es . tates in" a perlim nary manner and a rough estimate of the cositj is £10,000—about £2,000 for Kingsville Estate and £8000 for QueensviUe. Interest and sinking fund, on which,, at 6 per cent per annum, would be £600. This amount could not be raised from rating, as a separate rate of 1/6 in the . £ on thej Kingsville Estate, on i> • ■ the. present valuation, would only realise £67/10/- and the Queensville Estate £198/15/-. ' The alternative is to levy a i special improvement, charge on properties to be benefited under provision of part 36 of the Local Government Act, and borrow on the security of such charge, the amount required. Proceed,ng under this part of the act, there is a consider able amount of perliminary work to be, done in the wa.y . , of preparation of plans, s...
LOYAL WARATAH LODGE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
LOYAL WARATAH LODGE The usual fortnightly meeting ' of the Loyal Waratali Lodge ' Ladies P.A.F.S. was held on 1 Thursday• 10th inst. The W.M. Sister Mrs Millichip, assisted by Sister Miss E. Arnold, D.M.. pre- 1 sided over a good attendance of members. Two candidates were ' initiated. The secretary's balance sheet and auditor's report was read 1 and adopted. The dual installa tion of Nos. 16 and 43 takes place 1 in ihe Masonic Hall, Leeds street, ou Tuesday, 22nd inst. Owing to 1 next meeting night being on Xmas Eve, it will be postponed till 7th January, 1915. Syllabus item. Holiday Experiences.
INTERNED GERMANS FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL DISCUSSION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
INTERNED GERMANS FOOTSCRAY COUNCIL DISCUSSION. I On Monday night, at the meet ing of the Footscray Council, the following letter was read from the Minister of Defence (Senator Pearce:— ' "In reply to your letter , of the 1st inst., I beg to inform you that German subjects who are interned do not receive any payment unless employed under the direction of the Military Commandant, when i they receive 1/- per diem, but are supplied with quarters and food, also such articles of clothing as are i absolutely necessary. Payment of £l per week is made to officers i only of the detained German ships who have given their parole," Cr Jenkins said that he was not at all satisfied with the reply, or at : the Minister's statement to the press, in which he asked if they wanted the Germans boiled in oil. : He (Cr Jenkins) did not want to see the Germans boiled in oil, but he i thought they should take proper ; precautions. Cr Drew said h«r' would like to i know if there were any Germans |--r.lirl^nf...
STATEMENT OF RATES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
STATEMENT OF RATES A statement of ratea, on a 1/6 rate, to September 30th., Southern riding, valuation, £5909 : amount of rate £443/ 3/6, amount collected £426/18 /6, amount uncollected, £16/5, total arrears, £16/5/-. North ern ridinsr, valuation £14453 : amount of rate, £1083/19/6 ; amount collected, £1027/2/-, amount uncollected, £56/17/6, total arrears, Rail total 2^^m3?Mp|Bjpjr; total 304, amount of rate £772/16/-. amount collected £615/15/9; amount uncollected £157/0/3; total arrears, £996/16/-. total extra rate arrears, £21/12/6. Total—Valuation £47.713, am ount of rate, £3578/9/6, am ount collected, £3223/12/7 ; amount uncollected £354/16/11 total arrears, £1511/14/5; | total extra rate arrears, £27/10/9.
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL'S RATES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL'S RATES At Monday's Braybrook Council meeting, Cr Derham referred to tlie arrears of rates in the shire. He thought an effort should be made to get in these current outstanding rates. .Cr Pennell said it had been a very severe year., and poor people found it hard to live, let alone pay rates. Cr. Munro : They niust pay . their rates. Cr Pennell said it was going to. extremes. He did not want to see the bread and butter taken out of people's mouths. Some people hardly had bread to eat. Cr McLagan —They will get more next year —Cr. Derham : We have to pay our rates. Cr Pennell : But you have plenty of money.—It was resolved that the rate col lector use his best endeavor in the matter.
BANQUET AND PRESENTATION VALEDICTORY TO MR. J. J. FRASER [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
} BANQUET AND PRESENTATION VALEDICTORY TO MR. J. J. FRASER I ——— The council chamber of • the Footscray town hall was temporar ily transformed into a banquet hall on Saturday evening, where about 75 residents of Footscray assembled to bid adieu to one of their most popular fellow citizens, Mr J.J. Fraser, late manager of the Footscray branch of the Colon ial Bank. The whole function was creditably carried out under the supervision of that capable and genial secretary, Mr Ed. Johnstone who had everything so thoroughly arranged that the whole proceed ings were gone through without a single hitch. The orchestra, con sisting of Messrs R. Johnstone, senr. and junr., and J. Johnstone rendered several musical items by way of" prelude, most of which were patriotic airs. - The toas: list was interspersed with various items all of which were capably rendered and duly appreciated. The artists were Messrs Loch Fraser (come* "ciTanTiJSIill-Eidfir-£comic .reciter), Edwin Hooke, Jas Hill and R. Jo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
If you don't gat the best of beer Beer will get the best of you. You can obtain the beet of beer at the YARBAVJX.LB HOTEL. Ballarat st The best of Beer that is brewed is ■ uivby' or draught- Wines, Spiritst and-Cigars. Also Porter on draught phon»—Footscray .12,- M. J- BEU IiQWITZ* »oiri«iOT*;—
RENOVATING THE TOWN HALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
RENOVATING THE TOWN ^HAIjL The surveyor reported that the cost of renovating the upstairs part of the town hall would be as fol lows:—Mayor's room, ^10, Coun cil room, £,36, Surveyor's room, £ 16/10, a total of £63. After discussion, it agreed to re novate the Mayor's and Surveyor's room during the holidays. The Inspector reported favorably on Mr Craven's application for the . renewal of his dancing hall license and. the report was .ad opted. . . : W- Smith drew 'attentioa;fe-fe&-^__^,. nuisance caused by a urinal at the Yarraville hotel-—The Inspector . said the licensee had done all sha possibly could, and had gone to a lot of expense to provide a proper urinal
IN CHARITY'S CAUSE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
IN CHARITY'S CAUSE , On Saturday night last, a grand concert iu aid of the Children's Hospital was held in the Buckley Street Hall, Mr John Stewart occupied the ;hair. The follow ing items were rendered—"Rule Britannia," D. Hunter and Girls; "Irish Reel," M. O'Shannesy and E. Hunter; "Come 011 Nancy," D. Greenwood and M. Shaw; 'Fan cy Dance," D. Gee; '"Remem brance," N. O'Connor; "A Bird's Nest,'* G. Mitchell; "Dance of Love," V. Richardson; "Mother's little Maiden," Maggie Shaw; "Step Dance," W. Gee; 'Emblem,' E. McKay; ''Norweigan Cradle Song." B. Meikle; ' The Longest Way round is the Sweetest way Home", Rita Marrow; "Highland Fling." M. O'Shannesy; "Daddy," E. Hunter; "Sailor's Hornpipe," Ida Richardson; "The Apple," Maggie Shaw; "A little Child shall lead them,' N, O'Connor; 'Irish Clog,'- M. Greenwoood; 'Missippi,' V. Richardson and E. Hunter; 'Fancy,' W. Greenwood, M. Shaw, and W. Gee; 'Alone,' E. McKay; 'After the battle,' G- Mit chell; 'AsIeeoHn the deegj' Rita lliC fcrnge....