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NICHOLSON ST. SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
NICGHOLSON ST., SOUTH For some time there has been an agitation for the levelling up and putting in order of the south end of Nicholson street, past the arch, so that traffic might be carried through in a reasonable manner. Mr J. Leonard revived the mnatter in a letter to the Footscray Council on Monday and asked that some thing be done. Cr. Shillabeer in moving that the letter be received said that it would be a good idea to have. the street levelled and graded. Cr. Pearce-Quite right. Cr. Harris-I agree with you that the time is opportune to do some thing. It is a main thoroughtare to Yarraville add it is our duty to make a reasonable approach. Cr. Jenkins-It would be a good thing to have the work done, and I willmove that the engineer report on it and submit cost of the work. Cr. Shillabeer seconding, this was agreed to.
"ON WITH THE DANCE." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
"ON WITH THE DANCE. " At the council meeting on Mon day Mr Collins and other residents in the vicinity of a room used for danc ing in Smith street Yarraville, com Splained of the noise caused by danc ing and pianola playing. They stated that the noise was distracting to thei.s rest and a nuisance to those in the vicinity. Cr. Jenkins---I move that the let ter be ireceived. \Wheni does this license come on for renewal. Town Clerk--- The end of the year. Cr. Pearce-I will move that this letter be held over until the applica tion for renewal comes before us. Cr. 1Harris---I do not want to in flict a hardship on anyone, but if there is a nuisance as alleged it should be sifted by this council. The Mayor(Cr. Bell)-The letter states that one man is not able to sleep at night, that must constitute a nuisance. Town Clerk-This miatter can only be tested at common law by an action. Cr, -Harris---The council should go into the matter if there is a nuisance independent of common law. Cr. Johnso...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
FALIUES. IThe Footscray lire bIrigade have had a busy time, being called out on six occasions. Monday thcy attended two small fires at Yarraville, a grass lire on Tuesday, a smiall lire at the old cooperage in Cowper street on Wednesdayand on Friday at Ir r.15 p.ml a liro broke out in the front room of a house owneLd by Mr J. iipthorpe and occupied by Mr WV. Alexander, at ag Errol street. Occu piers and neighbours worked hard and kept the liames continedl to the one room. 'Twvo hoIlse carls and ten mlan were in atlendance.
VICTOR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
VICTOR TIIEA TR E. The management have spared no espcnse in securing attractions for to-night. " The Varcos. " slack wire performers antd comedy jugglers, are aid to be a treat. In vaude ville Loe. Watson, ragtime comedian, and Jack Orford, popular singer of illustrated songs, are amtong the artists to appear. A full programme of pictures including " Under False Suspicion, " a powerful drama in three parts and the latest war news will be shown.
PATRIOTIC ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
I'ATRllOTI' IEAT ICI TA 1V JFENT. AnI opU ir coIIncert is hbeingL heldt ill the \Viljlihnowvn (Gartdens Resorve on Wed nesday evening Inext the proceeds of which arc to go towards the purchase of a travcl ling kitcheI. A very attractive programsie has been arranged, which includes b;and selections by the \Villiamsntowii Municipal Iandl, patriotic songs by Miss M innic Patlon and Mr W. -I. Roberts, Itiograph vicws of the war are also being shown by the Amalgamnated Picturces Ltd. Judging by the number of ticket sold, success is already assured.
THORLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
T'OHntLEJfY', PICTUCltE. Satisfactory attendances and decidedly interesting pictures have been outstanding features at the Grand during the week and the manner in which this theatre continues to attract patronage suggests that numbers of people still prcefer pictties only. To-night an appropriate drama, The Battlc (tround, and appropriate vwhr pictures are special features, and on Monday evening's pro gramme the sensational picture, "Marietta" is to he presentedl. The full programmes are advertised in out amusement column anti those who wish to spendl a good night should study the list.
DEFENCE SUCCEEDS. WHO FOLLOWED POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
DEFENCE SUCCEDS. WHO FOLLOWED POLICE. At Monday's court the adjourned case in which a young man named Fred Ray was charged with -behaving in an offensive manner and with using ob scene language on November 3rd, was concluded. Sergeant Ryan conducted the prose cution and Mr Secomb appeared for defendant. The evidence given last week by Con stablles Carey and I-Hope was to the effect that on Cup evening about 11.45 p.0m. defendant and four others were creating a disturbance in Droop street and making use of obscene language. Two of them were arrested and while being taken to the police station another man and defendant followed, insul ted and called out obscene expressions to them. Defendant denied having fol lowed and the bench, unable to agree; decided to give him a chance to bring fresh evidence. Mr Secomb expressed his intention of bringing the man that did follow, remarking that the police would not dare prosecute after swear ing it was defendant. Sydney Harris statedn that he wa...
MELBOURNE OPERA CO. TROCADERO THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
JMELBOURNE O('1PEt1 i (). TROCADERO THEATRE. On Thursday night next Dec. 17111th the MIelbourne Comic Opera Co will produce "The Nautical K(not" for this one night only. 'rThe company includes forty artists and orchestra of sixteen performers. The prices charged will be as usual. The MeIlb. Opera Co. will be remembered for their successful production of Miss I-Iooke of Holland". Sergeant Blrue" and many others. No pictures or vaudeville will be shown on thlis night. Thee box plan is now open at the theatre cafe.
HEBE COLLEGE DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
IJEB COLLEGE DISPLAY. The closing ldemolnstration of tih year by the Hche College pihysical culture pupils w;as heldon l'I'h ursday ait the Victor Theatre. Some 50 pupils displayed tIhe various branches of moderni physical culture work. Major Hickson acted as clhairman; the Foolscray hand played selections, and iMliss IFlorance Biggs presided at the piano. to the lirst..lhalf thle pupils worked in scurlit and black, and the second half in purple and silver with Iloral effects. 'The North Melbourne senior girls items were much appreciated. Iris Rees, a daintly little singer from the Allan Doone company, sang and danced very attractively, while Little Frcda Capp captivated the audience with "It's a Long Way to 'Tipperary." Ethel Fratcr won the gold medal given by Miss Edwards, the principal, for lthe closing tcrm of the year. Those spccially mentioned for good progress and develop ment were :--Misses Humphries, Sinclair, Evans Sylvia Archer, Erica Coulton and Thelma Archer. Miss Merle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
IPECIAL NOTICES. XMAS FAIR eA Gift for every Customer tThe "Opal" White Canvas t Footwear for Ladies, in Lace or s Button Boots, I 2/9. Lace Shoes 3I1/6. Button Shoes, r/6. Self covered H-eel, Full Toes, all made r in Australia. A Cool Man always scores. To keep so, wear White Canvas Lace Boots. We are offering a Grand Lines for Men, at 7/i and 9/t1. Come and see us about it. \Vhite Shoes are the Correct Thing for Hot Weather. We have an Immense Variety of Sty lish Anklette B3ar, Couri and Lace Shoes, fromn .1/6 upward. Our Summer Shoes in Glace Kid are right up to reputation for value. One particulsr bright star is the Panel Anklette, io/6. Sand Sboes for the approaching visit to the seaside. We have theni in Black or White, for fath or, mother, and the children, starting at i/ti. WILLIAMS, THE SHOEMEN, NICHOLSON ST.. FOOTSCRAY. In spite of the war we are having A Grand Display of Xmas Toys Toys of a Quantity and a Quality to delight the heart of any child, WVe also stock Everythin...
PATRIOTIC FUND. BELGIAN FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
I'd 'I'fIO'I'(IC Pt/ND. BELGIAN F[IND. M rs lane wishes to acknowledge the following donations to the above: - P'rcsbyterian Sabbath School A,5 0 0 Mr tiirkill (Shepherd st,) ... 5 a 0 (looper's No. i factory (per Mr Beaton) ... . I ro Also GI, / rom Mrs Fox towards the BIelgian n,`, appeal. Mrs Lane desires to state that all goods receiv 1 by her for Belgian wo men and children will be forwarded direct to Madame Blounte, 212 IHam mersmith road, -Hammersmith, Eng land. Madame, who is a friend of a personal friend of Mrs Lane's, is in charge of 100 refugees and dailyexpect inmore, so no apprehension need be felt for the safe delivery of the goods. The complete list of gifts will be puhlished when the appeal is closed. The res ponse to date has been most generous. Socks and stockings are badly needed, and anyone willing to sew is asked to call on MrIs Lane immediately. PARK AND BELGIAN CARNIVA L At a meeting held at ''"Althaea," on Wednesday enthusiasm was the pre dominant note, and t...
FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
FOO'TSCNAVY, First Innings .. .. ... 70 Second Innings. Emnmcrson, c Wyndham b Archer 7 M'Conrie, c Gelding b Archer .. .7 J. Smith, b Archer . o H. Smite, c Vollfe b Wyndham ... 30 Leeds, b Archcr *** 44 O'Shannassy, c Archer b Wyndham I Simmons, b Archer ... .. ... 6 Christian, b Archer .. .. o Curwood, not out . ..... ... o Green, c Gelding b Archer.. .. 2 Jackson, absont ... .. .. a Sundries ... ... ... 5 IO
FOOTSCRAY v ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
FOOTSCRAY v ELS'TENNWIICK, Footscray v Elsternwick, concluded on the ground of the latter on Saturday last and resulted in a winll for Elstcrnwick by eight wickets and 7 runs. In reply to Footscray's lirst innings of 70, Elstcrnwick made 157, whilst lFootscray in theitr second attempt compiledt 110 Hlcrb, Smith jo, Billy Leeds 44 andt Joe Curwood to not out being the only batsmen to reach doubeu figures. 'The last named and Son Smith bowled splendidly securing the majority of the wickets between them. I)etails :
YARRAVILLE v FITZROY FOOTBALLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
YARRAVILLE v FITZROY FOOTB'lALL ERS. The locals were again defeated last Sat urday. On the first day's play they scored to6 runs and their opponents, the Fitzroy footballers, had lost 4 for 67. On resuming Parratt 36 and McLennan 35 batted well ,and:the side was not disposed of till the total reached 188. Goodwin 4 for 77 and Beck 3 for 40 did most of the bowling. At their second try Yarraville gave a poor dis play and were all out for 36. Woods 52 being the only batsman to reach double figures. Moles was in a very destructive mood, bowling 9 overs he obtained 6 wick ets for 17 runs. The tootballers thus winninu by an innines and .u runs.
ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
I';l.bl'lSKNVIC;K., First Innings . ... . 157 Second Innings 2 wickets for... 3r A very exciting finish took place on the Footscray ground in the match between the Footscray seconds v Elsternwick result ing in a draw, both sides making a total of 154 runs. The highest individual scores were Allaway 54, Addison 33, Moyses 22 n. o Mason so, while tile bowling honors ware secured by Mason 3 for 25, Lnhrey 3 for 5, Fielding 2 for 4.. Going in for the sec3nd innings Foctacray had 5 11kts. down for 8r, L. Jonsson 31 n. o., Moyses 17, Addison 14,
LODGES & SOCIETIES. IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS BENEFIT SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
`Lý' ý.ZODGES & SOCIETIES. IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS BENEFIT SOCIETY The annual presentation night of the above lodge was held in the Royal hall on 2nd inst. Chief. Ranger Bro. J. Luttrell presided over a large attend ance which included members of the board of directors and roresentatives from the A. N.A and I-.A. C. B13. societies. Mr J. Henry, president A.N.A. in proposing the toast IN. F. society re ferred to the progress made since its inception, that success was achieved by the individual and united efforts of the members who embraced every opportunity of making its ideals known and appreciated. He felicitated the branch on the appointment of one of its members to the position of chief presi dent of the society, viz Bro. J. P. Gin nane. He believed that he was worth ily upholding the high traditions of that important oflice. HeI-I desired to con gratulate Mr Ginnane and hoped that when his term of oflice expired, they would find that the society had pro gressed financia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 12 December 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. T. GOUGIIH, SURGEON DENTIST, 156 NICHOLSON STREET, Footsoray Over Shaw's, Grocers. Telephone: 272 Footscray. "Sets of Teeth ...... from £313/ Best work only done. Artificial Teeth, 5/- and 716 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: g a.m. to 8.30 p.m. Saturdays, g am, to 1 p.m. TI'`W" 5eU f N rpk ju r, H TO-MORROW. Morning and Evening-Rev. A. W. Butler, Bad Times ! MILK HO ! 4d per Quart. WHITEHILL Bros. MILK From our own Herd of 200 Selected Cows Delivered Daily 4d per Quart. Inspection Invited. lFarm and Dairy 61 Gordon Street, Footsoray. Miss Beatrice 1, Johnstone Costumiere, Mechanics' Institute Buildings, Nicholson Street M DOWSEY. Buckley street. Fost * cray, Tank Maker and Sheet Iron Worker. 'lank contractor to Victorian Gov. ernment Railways. Baths, trougha, eta Orders promptly attended to. C. F. Finclher, General Carrier, 132 Bal...
BOY SCOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 December 1914
BOY SG'OUTS. Tile troop met at 2 p.m, on Saturaay to Snceet the Vcrribee Troop under Scout S master Fashan. After the arrival of the train both troops marched to the river \wheroe Mr Neish, the local Scoutnistser c was waiting with a tmotor boat, and the S combined troops were taken for a cruise in f'ort Phillip 3ay. The boys had tea on tt board and were able to do a good turn to s a small sailing boat which was becalmed in the Yarra by towing it to Footsceray. a After an enjoyable afternoon the Werribeo s scouts returned home by the 7 o'clock t- train. Both troops wish to thank MIr g Spence of Port Melbourne for his kindness :s in lending the boat. On Tuesday night n Troop Leader E. Warren, Patrol leaders s- A. Richardson and If. Warren and Scout n D. Robertson passed the tests for their I ambulance badges. ;cI----
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 19 December 1914
RIFLE NOTES. The Foutscray lRilet Club's shoot on Sat urday was 14 shots at 500oo yards for the club competition. The weather was good. The best scores were Smith, N, McDonald 68,2, 70; B. McDonald, Jackson 65,5,70; Tannock 62,9.70; Mecham 58,12,70; And. McDonald 6o,g9,79; H-agan 6.1,,i,68 ; Kennedy 64,3,67; Joiut 62,5,67. This competition will finish next Saturday over Goo yards, and an excit ing finish is anticipated as there are .o members with oniy nine points dividing thcml over the two first ranges, The leaders are Smith 1.lo (possible), Hlagan 138, Ken nedy 137, Croplcy, C. Hlenderson, Jackson, T'annock 136, McKenry, N. and B. McDon ald 135. The handicaps are as follows : T. Mastertoun .I, IHagan, Kennedy, Mc Ienry, J. N. and G., C. Smith, Upton 5, Cropley, C. Henderson, Joint, J.Mastertoun, A. J,, N., and B. McDonald, Maloney, Middlcton 6, Anol, Harrison J, Jackson 7, ,... Ay , C},Sul3na1'? to0, i-ý,:ficnc~crao, Ieclhan 11, 1Iuxtable, \V. Jackson, E,Stone -2, Burnett, I-Iasl...