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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
Scovell and-Spurling, Pty.^Ltd.. tailors, hatters, and mercers of "The Corner,'' Fuotscray, point out that although there Tias been an increase in" the tariff no extra charge has been made, on their goods. They carry large stocks, and old prices are charged on* all goods in stock. .. • • You can obtato a loan privately and quickly on your own note of hand by applying to. J. 8. Anderson, 64 Leeds street, Footscray. Office hours, 8 a.m. to 9 p.tr • cloee Saturdays, 1- 'Mn. Note chug* of add' " ■—Adrt
NEWPORT METHODISTS v. FOOTSCRAY PRESSOS Footscray Pressos met Newport Meths last Saturday on the ground of the former. The scores were as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
I | NEWPORT METHODISTS v. FOOTSCRAY PRESSOS Footscray Pressos met Newport Meths last Saturday on the ground 'of the former. The scores were as follows:— . Foqtscray Pressos (1st innings^ 182 Almond 47, H. Briese 38, E. Roberts 27,: T. V/iHiameon 26/ H." McColl'i3 not out, D. Campbell 12. Bowlers for New port Meths, Brandreth 2 for 34, Regelson 2 for 48, Holten 1 for 1, Jenkins 1 for 16, Close 1 for.15, Powell 1 for 62. Newport- Meths (Isf innings) 0 for 2 To be concluded to-day. -
BAY VIEW ROAD v. NEWPORT BAPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
BAY VT'EW ROAD v. NEWPORT BAPTS. Bay View Road Methodists met New port Bapts last Saturday on the latter's ground. The following were the scores: Newport Baps (1st innings) 63. J. Widdows 15, Kirkpatrick 10, G. Budden 19 not out. Bowlers for Bay View Road R. McMillian 4 for 23, J, Walker 2for 14 H Edwards 3 for 8. Bay View Road (1st innings) 6 for 135 McMillan 45, J. Walker 35, R. Thick 42 not out. Howlers for Newport Baps: — J. Widdows 2 for 38. H. Williams 2 for 33 D. Kirkpatrick 2 for 34.
JOHN ST METHS v. VICTORIA STREET METHS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
JOHN ST METHS v. VIC IORIA STREET" METHS John St Meth met Victoria St Meth ' last Saturday on the former's grounds: ■ j When stumps were drawn for the day, • the scores were: - ■ ' John St 1st inns 75, Bennett 23 not out * G. Giles 18. 2nd inns 1 for 14. Bowlers for Victoria St: P. Barkla 5 for 40. C. McLaren 2 for 18, W, Curwood 1 for 17. ' Victoria St 1st inna 43, H Firth 21. 1 Bowlers for John St. X. Allen 5 for 10 e G. Giles 3- for -22; • To be concluded ' to-day. .. - ] To-day the Gordon Parade C. C. will me it the North Port C.C. at Port Melb. Players and supporters are requested to be at the station at 1.45 p.m. sharp. To-day the Yarrayille Presbyterian Juniors journey to Brighton. The follow ing are requested to ireet at the Church at 1. 30, sharp:—h. C. Crow, capt, J. Dur.smore. W. Currie, H. Gill, A. Ridr outt, W. Henderson, J. jackson, McNeil G. McDonald, R. Shaw, J. Weir. W. Ridoutt, J. Mitchell, C. Pedley. The secretary of Y.P.J.C.C. (J. Jackson acknowledges the followi...
WILLIAMSTOWM CONGS v. NTH WILLTAMSTOWN PRESSOS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
WILLIAMSTOWM CONGS v. NTH WILLTAMSTOWN PRESSOS Nth W'stown PressoB met W'stpwn Congs last Saturday on the grounds of "tbe former. Tlie following were the scores: -N, W. Pre«, (1st innings) 80 J. Drew 20, W. Menzies 11, H Carson U Bowlers for Congs—G. Ogden 4 for 19, R. Grigg, 3 for 13, R. Conroy 2 for 22, F. Ogden 1 fcr 15. Congs (1st innga) 83 G. Ogden 46. Bowlersifor N. W. Pressos 5 for 11, R, Hindson t for 32. N, W. Pressos 2nd innings 1 for 21. To be concluded to-day.
Footscray Council [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
Footscray Council The committee meetings of the Footscray Council were held last Monday evening, when the only absentees were ^ Crs Fielding, Ithr^jjgji ill-liealt^, and Shilla In Finance/Committee, the trea urer's report report was read. It showed that the Council had a de bit balance of ,£&lt;1658. while the ac counts totalled ^,1266. making a total deficiency of .£5725/15/5, as against a debit of £2027 at this period last year, Cr Johnson drew attention to the anion it spent on tar. That night an account was passed for £336 for tar. He moved the matter of obtaining a tar sprayer be consider ed with the i-stimates.—This was agreed to. Cr Drew said he hoped they would also go in for a motor-wag gon. Cr Johnson—Hear hear Cr Drew— It appears to me a lot of money could be saved if we had such a conveyance. Cr Johnson—It would do what half a dozen horses now da This ma'ter was also referred to the estimates. In the public works committee, the report of the conference re providi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. The best place to go for— Ironmongery, ' Crockery, Tinware etc. w. a. ridodtt; SSI Andenon Street Yarraville (OPPOSITE OLD SHOP) Large stock of Paints, * Oils, Colors and paperhangings, Decimates givea for Painting, Paperhanging, General repato Mechanics' Institute Nicholson St, Footscray' Subscription 2/6"per Quarter Open every evening 7 to 10 Saturdays 2 to 5 p.m . Library contains over 5000 volumes Scienti c, Fictional and Reference. The eading Rooms are supplied witp the Dai y and W ^ekly newspaper's ant] Magazines and Scientific Journals. >moking and Billi.ird 0021s, Ladies' Room, Hall and Committee Rooms to let for all purposes at moderate rates, particulars of which may be obtained on applicatioi to the Librarian. New members and visitors cordially nvi'ed. J, Johnstone, Secretary. P 'ohnstoue. Librarian SPECIAL NOTICES, A. HtlTHER I.;,!,:. t(Late JOHN DAVEY) Hay, Corn & Produce Merchant. BARKLY ST., FOOTSCRAY. Telephone No. 61 Footcsray. Potatoes f...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 19 December 1914
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL Members of the Braybrook Shire met to consider council business for the last time this year on Monday last, at the Shire hall. Deer Park. The councillors pre sent were Cr Cranwell (president), Crs McKay. Derham, Pennell, Munro, McLagan, Hopkins, Har rison, and. Missen. A punctual start was made CORRESPONDENCE. Among the correspondence was a letter from the Esseadon Council staling that its surveyor had repor ted that the road-way to the Mari byrnong bridge required to be tar sheeted, and the work should be carried out as soon as possible. The estimated cost of the work was about £30. —On the motion of Cr Pennell, seconded by Cr Munro it was agreed that the Council have the work carried out The Essendon River League complained of the dangerous state of footpath from the steps on to the Maribyrnong bridge near the Angler's hotel.—Mr W. J. An drew, (engineer) said he did not think the Council was responsible for the work. The land was vest ted in the River League.—The...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
__R^Pearce and CVwaV- after eight o'clock Councillors took their seats iable, but the Mayor pot business expeditious C-ul«3lIors/have been a happy ►family during"ifce-present Mayor's term of office, j At the conclusion of the meeting Cr Bell wished his colleagues the compliments of the season, and an adjournment was then made to the Mayor's room. • . • -• • CORRESPONDENCE • • * The-following letters were re ceived and dealt \vith-— • • • • WORK FOR UNEMPLOYED • » • • From the Public Works Depart-, ment forwarding a circular letter re providing work for unemployed and frony* the same Department calling, a - conference to consumer m itt^^fcprp.viding, work, wfiicli Cr McD^iald said that the Council had already taken steps to provide work for unemployed. He cordially agreed wi'h the Govern ment's action. . Cr Jenkins thought the Govern ment should stop immigration un til the war and drought was over. Cr Pearce - The Government brought out .43,000 people in three years, and out of that ...
SOCIAL EVENING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
SOCIAL EVENING There were- about 200 p?ople present at the social given by M • Grandin in the Cuming institute on Thursday, 17th, when a very enjoyable eyening was spent. The following took part in the program: Misses Stephen, Browne, F. Tyler -- L. W^rreu, Oiive Wright Edie Pottage, Ruth Jack, J. Crellnm, Mr_ Wagstiff. and Misses H. .Wright, E- Saunders and G Wel ford. Masters R, Warren, I?. Grandin, J. Crtllwn A. Greiner,
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE "A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL." [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
ST. fiEORGE'S THEATRE "A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL.' Mary Pickford, probably the most popular artist that ever ap peared before a cinematograph camera, plays the name part in David 'Belasco's famous Scottish legend. '"A Good Little Devil,'' to be produced at St George's Theatre on Monday night I and the two following nights. >Miss Pickford, who recently appeared in 'The Tess of JStoini Country', toured the United States for 460 consecu tive nights in a 'A Good Little Devil' and scored a huge success. That she is extremely popular was demonstrated lately when Mr Johnson, the New York represen tative of the Australian Films Ltd, presented Miss Pickford with the largest Autograph Album in the World on behalf of the Australian public. Saturday's program is entirely different to that shown on Xmas night, and contains 'Lucille Love'. 'For the Freedom of Cuba', and two War Gazettes.
FOOTSCRAY RIFLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
FOOTSCRAY RIFLE CLUB The Footscray Rifle Club's shoot on Soturday last was 14 shots at 600 yds, being final shoot for the t-opliies presented by MrPirani, of Nth Williatnstown. Mr Geer and Mr Ward of Yarraviille, also a medal from Launching Place Rifle Club. The best sores were G. McDonald, J. McKenry. 66 4 70, C. Henderson 63 6 69, A. Henderson 58 11 69, Middleton 61 6 67. The best aggregate over the three ranges were J. McKenry and C. Henderson 205, G. McDonald 203, R. Hagan, 202, Kennedy Smith and A. J. McDonald 201. Tannock, Middle ton, Arrol 199, J-Jackson, B. Mc Donald, Joint 198, J. McKenry and C. Henderson, being a tie, shot off aud it was won by McKenry. There was a trophy for the best score at 600 yds, - and this resulted in a tie between G. McDonald and J, McKenry. In the shoot off after nine rounds had been fired Mc Kenry won. This rhoot proved very interesting, and was keenly fought out. The club opens the New Year on January 9,
KINGSVILLE POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
KINGSVILLE POST OFFICE | -Mr J. E. Fenton. M.H R, has forwarded a letter to Mrs E, J Walker of Edgar St, West Foot scray, notifying her that a post office agency is to be established for the convenience of the Queens vi-le, Kingsv;,'e, and Clarendon Estates oeople. Some months ano Mrs Walker wrote to the Deputy Postmaster General suggesting a post office, and also referred to the inconvenience to residents in se curing postal notes, etc. She was asked to give the most suitable name for the post office, and sug gested "'Kingsville Post Office." Arrangements are being made to celebrate the occassion by holding a dance; the date of wh ch will be ■ announced in this paper later, and ; also the date on which the post office will be open to the public. The names of ladies and gentlemen of the three Estates willing io as sist in making the dance a success should be sent to Mesdames Walker, Crilly, and Smith, of the Kingsville Estate.
ADVICE TO TRAINEES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
ADVICE TO TRAINEES Mr Goldsmith, P.M. dealt with a number of military trainees who were in default with their drills, at Thursday's Court, and he gave them some straight- talk. In one case, he said, 'Do you know what your drills amount to. It is 2% hours per week. If the Common wealth of Australia is good enough to live in, it .is good encugh to train for. If it had not been for Australian Navy we would have, what English subjects have to-day the bombardment of our coastfc Surely they could not realise they were at war, "He was ashamed to have to talk like that, but he' hoped they would take notice of what he had said.
BOY SCOUTS FIRST FOOTSCRAY TROOP [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
BOY SCOUTS FIRST FOOTSCRAY TROOP The above troop. met on Satur day week last to meet the Werribee Troop under Scoutmaster Fashau; After the arrival of the train both troops marched to the river where Mr Neish, (the local scoutmaster,) was waiting with a motor boat, and the combined Troops were taken, for a cruise in the Bay. Tea was served on board and the Scouts as usual were able to do a good turn to a distressed .sailing boat by tow ing it to Footscray. The follow ing Scouts passed the tests for their Ambulance badges:—Patrol Readers A. Richardson and; H. Warren and Scout D. Robertson. . Advertise In the "Weekly News", which is .rend in over. 1000 home* in th» jiiatclit. ' . A well-ka ravilie *»«») Stowe, was __ ^ otscray with having Qn "se^m stolen 5$ loaves of bretw— rr i.tile Property-™ ^oherty, baker. Me^wP V, Mitchell, J. McsBhee T pnl Has, W. Gallant GH* Brack er.and Dr J. Box, J's.P prised the Bench. j?1'^ %an prosecuted, and Mr A, G. Secomb appear guilty e w^° P^aded not ...
LODGE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 26 December 1914
LODGE MEETING The • usual meeting of tlie Loyal ^Jubilee Lodge, JI-U.1.0.F was held last Wednesday week when a good muster of mem bers were present. One new member was initiated and one proposed. The District Dele gates, in giving their reports, -t&ted. that in compliance with the requirements of the Work ers Compensation Act, all the paid officials of the lodges had been insured by the Grand Hasten and Board. Th.' posi tion of Dispensary Delegate Je.ng; rendered vacant through effluxion oi time, was secured by, W.. Egan, alter a close con test!. The retiring delegate, Secretary„ Ellis,' did not seek re-election. It was pleasing, to hear, during the Delegates re port that Past Grand Phillips - had, been nominated (or the position of President of the U, F.S. Dispensary. Atter lodo-e business had been crtncRded, the syllabus committer carried out the -"Ship quoits" compe tion, woich was even-tually won by W. Egan. Syllabus item for next meeting night—Bttehre Tournament.