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WEST FOOTSCRAY GRIEVANCES [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 14 March 1925
WEST FOOTSCRAY GRIEVANCES A deputation from tle West Foots- cray Progress Association waited on Footscray City Council and asked the council to treat their various com- plaints seriously. The Mayor.-You came her to ask &nbsp; us to do certain things, and we are taking you seriously. You are going a bit too far. I believe there is as much work being done here as in any other municipality. We are prepared to listen to you, or anybody else. &nbsp; Mr. Macpherson complained of the loose metal that was lying on the road. &nbsp; he criticised the methods employed in mending holes in the. In Will- iamstown he noticed that when a hole had to be repaired it was dug out with pick, coated with tar and tarred screen- ings put in the hole. When rolled the whole thing was bound together, and was stronger than the rest of the roadway. To throw metal into a depression, as was done in Footscray, the then rolled was only waster of time and money. Cress street had been patched ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 14 March 1925
Fox & M'Lean Estate Agents Hampshire Road, Sunshine Telephone Sunshine 123 This Week's Bargains: 6-roomed 'louse and 8 Areos to Let, near St. Albans, 21 /- per week W.B. House, 6 rooms, 2 min. station and works, bargains, price £725. Terms arranged. Homes built on a low 'deposit and £1 per Week principal and in terest blocks of land 3. to 05 miriutes from station, £80 to, £100. Sunshine is growing; why not move. with it - Come and see us.:... Rents Collected; Insurances lPhone Footscray 901 STEPHEN PLOTZZA & SONS (late of 3Ballarat) FUEL MERCHANTS AND GENERAL CARRIERS IBriquettes for Sale SUMTMERHILL ROAD, WEST FOOTSCRAY. I-- " I i Footscray is holding a SHO PPIN WEEK Commencing Monday, April 6th Plenty of Music, Fun and Jollity Great Bargains, Free Gifts and Rich Prizes Concerts, Bands, and other amusements in the main streets every night. The Decorations will be a feature Secure a handbill bearing a number, then search the shop windows for your prize Everything abs...
NEW SUNSHINE FACTORIES [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
NEW SUNSHINE FACTORIES T'Vunderlich Ltd. have decided to establish works in Sutnshine for 4?I production of terra cotta anld f in large tluanltities, to meet the ~e i mnand for facing city buildings. Itis i made to imitate granite, and gives at much brighter appearance to concrote walls. The site chosen for the factory at Sunhino comprises ten acres. In! addition to tihe manufacture of torrta cotta and faence the same firm hltjs entered upon a. new campaign for t1he production of large qlran tities of ona mental copper panels, pillars and other metal fixtures for city buildings. The new factory to house thle staff and plant of Messrs A. E. Spaldig and (Bros., to be erected on 3iallaral, road, close to Noetlefold's factory, ha;, been let by contract to M[essr's Thomp. son and Chalmers. M r. L. M. Per rott is the architect. Spalding Bros. are engaged in manufacturing sport ing goods, and trhe plarent firm datre from Chicopen, Masslachusetts, U. S. A.
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
POULTRY NOTES, By "Tight Feather." It is very important to pay special attention to Llhe condition of the breed ing stock from whichl the eggs for iln c ubittion are taken and its relation to their ,uccess or failure. The breed ing stock is tihe foundation of the lbusiness, the life of the undertaking 1anld th(e scource of all the eggs that are intended for incubation. Unless the breeding birds are sound an?d heallthy, and in the best possible condition for the reproduction of their kind, satisfactory results cannot be obtained. . Eggs from well fed parent stock will hatch strong, sturdy chicks eveln utlnder conditions considered as unfavorable. Eggs from birds out of condition; either from inbreeding, un sanitary surroundings, or improper food will never produce chicks worth the t;iouble it takes to hatch and rear them. What is worth doing is worth doing well. Hiow often it lhappens that through want of care and attention to the breeding stock, failure occurs in the hatching, such ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
E. Chambers GROCER and PRODUCE MERCHANT Hampshire Road SUNSHINE Pay us a visit if you want. satisfaction. Best quality goods at lowest prices. Our motto is CIVILITY, CLEANLINESS PROMPT ATTENTION A. LOWE Painter, Paperhanger and Decorator Estimates Free Withers St., Sunshine A. WHITELEY '* Cabinet Maker and Joiner Bloomfield Avenue, ML Afl' B Y NON NG All kinds of House and Furniture Repairs-done at.moderate prices. Letters promptly attended to, C+ FORGE'S Great Summer Sale Record Bargains in all Departments £500 worth of good Haberdashery Lines, Ribbons, Braids, Silks, Cottons, Wool, &c., less than half cost Men's 8 oz. Denim Coats and Pants, size 3, 4, 5, worth 7/11, sale price 3/11 Men's Felt Hats, worth 12/6, sale price 5/11 Large Double Bed H.C. Quilts, worth 15/6, sale price 9/11 Fancy Double Width Marocain, worth 2/6, sale price 1/6i 36 in. Striped Flannelette, worth 1/3, sale price 109d Good quality Fuji Silk, worth 3/6, sale price 2/56d Women's Cotton Vests, worth 1/...
KEILOR COUNCIL SATURDAY, MARCH 7. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
KEILOR COUNCIL SAJItUDAY, MARCltll 7. Present: Crs. White (President), Mof4rlane, Milburn, Stenson, Parr, A'Neill, Burkitt, and Fox. Correspondence. FProm J. Venscrick, asking permis -ion to lay water pipes on land ad joining his property at Kellor.--on the motion of Cr. Milburn the letter was received and the request comrn plied with. From the North Essendon and Dis triot Progress Association, bringing under the notice of the Council the absence of street lighting as regarded the streets north of Gillies street. It was thought these streets would be made in the near future.--Received, and the writers to be informed that it was intended to make application for the lighting of all the streets in the Devonshire Estate. From City of Port Melbourne, stat ing that the Health Act was causing an increase in modern diseases in stead of preventing them, since it per mitted deleterious chemical preserva tives to be placed in food. The writ ers had decided that it was advisable that the Health...
HARTLEY CUP MATCH Sunshine Suffers Defeat [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
HARTLEY CUP MATCH Sunshine Suffers Defeat Th l hmtcl uhl bctwoen 'tiunshine Ili S\Iltun iencill wlIas COIJmplet(d i St Nt ,l er1tiy. A: the lO m')lin.ncelilc' t (of lly A. 11, 10 b ll:h. 1 ll with only fouir wicklcts of tliL'ir seco( ?cd incning itllllc wet' , still 17 ruin bihelib l 8un.shiilo's firsi; innlling.t .,?,'ri. 'T'h,; r'en lnilon ILat.mO,, of l0hie. shIIlNtI'rs, Ihoever, proved nmor' Ih111 e, luatl to the dask ?et Llem. t','rec tlhe innizngs ,chil? thlie deliiciency hadll bI,cl ouvcluome, and inl addition Sunslhieju foLund tlihenQI ves facing ia score which proved beyond their power to equal. M')Donald did best for Altona, and his rurnning bo tween wickets showed keen judgnlei t. In continaul to, lthe previous day Sun shino's fielIkhuIg as poor. Sunlshin?e in tlhoir second innings required 6l ( to wini. Early success attended AI tona, for in Cullinan's first over Lowe and Scott-Clarke were dismissed off successive balls. I.L Carrick made a, good stln d, hul, with their e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
Footscray is holding a _REAT SHOPP:IN N WEEK Commencing Monday, April 6th Plenty of Music, Fun and Jollity Great Bargains, Free Gifts and Rich Prizes Concerts, Bands, and other amusements in the main streets every night. The Decorations will be a feature Secure a handbill bearing a number, then search the shop windows for your prize Everything absolutely free -- Come A. HART, Gen. Sec. O1ganiscl I y I , I !'th ootscray undl I)i9strilct; opkins Street trI nufactiI'ren's' ll(I T lradiers' AssociaOtioa Sunshine Fruit Palace J. BOLITHO, Proprietor The Old Firm for the Best in Fruit and Vegetables Give us a trial and you will never leave us Also a superb stock.,of Confectionery and Soft Drinks including the Famous Daylesford Mineral Water Light Refreshments, Sandwiches (mixed) and Cake a speciality. Hampshire Road, Sunshine UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT OAKLAND DAIRY (Late J. He'fer's Plantation Dairy, Snnshine) Corner of Gordon and Latrobe Streets, WEST FOOTSCRAY Fresh, Milk from Tested Herd, di...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
You Save Fares: Travelling to 'and from the city. Time : The risk of missing trains and appointments, as well as travelling time. Costs: My charges are lower than city dentists because my working expenses are less. You Gain Individual attention and care. I treat all patients as separate cases, with due respect to their likes and dislikes. I am always handy for every little dental trouble with advice and aid. You can get ?. Dental Efficiency p IN SUNSHINE There is no need to go further. All Branches of Dentistry f Extractions and fillings absolutely without pain Geo. Shanahan Surgeon Dentist . (Late Superintendent Aust College of Dentistry and Melb. Dental Hospital) Sun Buildings, Hampshire Pd. Phone Sunshine 111 Patronise Local Industry OAKES BROS. Bakers and Pastrycooks Everything Fresh Wedding and Birthday Cakes Made to Order Hampshire-rd., Sunshine W. G. Thomas The Family BUTCHER Hampshire-road, Sunshine One Quality Only .,I The Celebrated "ENALLIM" .-- The Instrument that SPEAKS...
BRAYBROOK FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
BRAYBROOK FOOTBALL CLUB The annual meeting of the Bray brook Football Club was hold in the club room, Thursday evening, about 100 members attending. The presi dent, Mr J. Mullenger, in opening the meeting said lie was proud to have to say that during the last six years Braybrook had bccn well up on the list. (Loud cheers.) Preiomiers twice and runners up on four difllerent years in succession. But last year he was sorry to say the club had been unfor tunate. After defeating all the teams of the' north section, and just as the premiership honors looked like coming to B3raybrook, two of the club's best players, C. Steednman the Essendon player, and WV. Knell the Nelbourne player, both received severe injuries in the match against Coburg, which rendered them unable to play in the premiership match. However,. as their positions in the team could not be filled lBraybrook were defeated by HIawksburn by a small majority of points. Mr T. Jones stated that the resi dents of the district were...
THE SHIRE QUARRY Deputation of Protest to Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
THE SHIRE QUARRY Deputation of Protest to Shire Council. A dkputf.tion of reveral ratepavers whol're reoi'idnces are adjucent to the Shire qjuarry in Sun-hine w',itetl upoln the quarry at its la~t meeting to pro tSt again-t quarrying being con tinued by the shire ulpoi its pre'(ent quarry prul'-rty. Cr kke'wtcs, in intr. ducing the de putation, said tie shire council had endeavoured to alleviate, anvy nuisance existing at the quarry, but- the rate p:ayters .-ere sti'l ag zrived and had t4old him thre would like to put their ca-: before the c,:ncil. fr Swan said aitou t? eldye months ago a petition of abhout 3 1 ratepayers was forw arded to the council, cnnm plaining of dust and stone lyvin- and .:oise from the engine. At that tinme the srcreti:ry said there was a little dust but that woutld tbe I rimed:iied. It had not been remedied ; in fact, they had a ,'riis grievance againist tlhe c,ui::cil. l"heir llitite tehildre hi adi to l,reathe in an atino-,lhere whichli Lr Adamiýon hadl -...
CRICKET. DIGGERS v. PRAHRAN [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
CRICKET, DIGGERS v. PRA HRAN On Saturday last, Sunshine Diggers continued their natcll against Prah ran.a At the close of tlhe play on the previous Saturday Prnhran were all out 81 and Sunshine were 2 for 74. Lesoberg (37 not out) and .M.cC-.rney (1 not out) resumed to the bowling of 1Hlepburn and Jewell, Disaster early overtook the Diggers for Leseberg after making 4 was clean bowled by Hepburn. Grant followed, but was out caught off a nlis-shit the next ball. Sutherland came next, but after mak ing I was yorkod by Jewell, and Critchi w'as bowled without scoring. Thus in two overs the gae game had taken a vastly different complexion. How ever, Pickersgill and iMcCarm'ey, by stubborn batting stopped the rot, aind at the fall of the last wicket the re sp,'ctable score of 108 had been amassed. Prahran commenced their second innings, but could only muster 70, leaving the Diggers 43 to make in 40 minutes to win outright. They corn piled 84 for thle loss of one wicket, Lcsoberg being 26 ...
SUNSHINE GOLF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
SUNSHINE GOLF CLUBl The Annual meeting of the above Club was held on `Wednesday the 11th : init. and a good number of members were present. The re'port of the Corn mittee showed that there were 1(07 financial members, and that the Clui? .'` hal had h a very successful sea-son. The election of officers for the en suing year resulted in Mr 1). . B. Fer guson being elected President; :11r. W1 Bell and Dr. Adamson Vice-Pre sidlents; Mr. W. Lee as Hon Sec. and Treasurer; Mr. E. Williams as Capt. and Auditor and the following mern- ? bers on the Committee:- Mirs IHut clhinson, Misses Dudley and Baxter, 3Messrs Nixon, l0oach, Ml'Donald, T. E. Robinson, Thacker, Hutchinson and Pippett. The annual subscription fee was in crealsed to 15/- for gents and 7/6 for ladies, and play will commence the first week in April, provided that rain arrives -in the meantime.
A NEW SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
A NEW SCHOOL· The Sunshine Roman Catholic com munity have in view the erection of a building, 40 feet wide and 115 feet long, to be utilised as a school hall. The children attending the Catho lic School now number 86, and it is found necessary t. provide further building equipment, and of course in doing so make provision for the grow ing requirements of the Catholic com munity in Sunshine. Several meet-' ings have been held to consider mat ters of finance and the wisdom of the venture, and it was decided at a meet ing on Wednesday evening to obtain plans and estimates of such a building inwood and alternately in brick, the latter material being favored' .bv all interested. It was resolved to spend the money. locally as far as possible. Mr R. Robinson,': architect, has been entrusted with the' prep~aration of plans and estimates. -Althdugh uin successful overtures were made to ob tain the servicestofo the.Sisters of St Joseph as a t aching staff, the school has been fortunate to ret...
WORLD'S WORST RAILWAY SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
WORLD'S WORST RAILWAY SERVICE To the Editor of "Sunshine Advocate." In nominating the Melbourne SSunshine service for the above competition (Class B, suburban only), I do not wish to take any unfair advantage of other subur banites who have not been un lucky enough to have travelled on this line, so feel bound to point. out to them, that from a study of its past performances and track gallops, that I am convinced that it can give all others at least a stone in the weights, and then win. The way I summarise the ques tion is to give, say 10 points as a maximum for each legitimate grievance, and our nominee's average is roughly as follows 1. Unpunctuality ... 10 points 2. Lack of Speed ... 10 ,, t3. Stoppages ... 10 ,, (more if possible) 4. Dirty Carriages ... 6.2 points 5. Overcrowding ... 5.1 ,, Making a total of 41.3 points out of 50 obtainable, so that in fairness to the Glen Iris, Coburg and other entrants I would sug gest that, provided local pride will allow them, they receive a...
A MOTHERS' GUILD [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
A MOTHERS' GUILD Mr. E. R. Davey, M.A,, LLB., the new School Inspector of this district, addressed a large gath ering of mothers and teachers at the local school on Wednesday afternoon last. The object of his address was to secure the public co-operation in providing the best possible equipment and beautification of the Sunshine school. Mr. Davey outlined the scope and aims of the Mothers' Clib and pointed out how valuable was their aid both in raising funds and increasing interest and effici ency in education. Mr. Davey remarked that no one knew better than the mother the wants and aspirations of the child. "What mother is there who did not provide only the very best for the physical wants of her child? How equally important are the mental requirements! Manufacturers found that, in order to get the best work from their employees, it was necessary to make the conditions under which they carried out their duties as perfect as they could. Parents should see that the con ditions under ...
A BUSY BEE [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
A -BUSY BEE On Saturday week last a working bee to Baptist Church tookl place. Fourteen men with paint pots and brushes put in an ap pearance and the work was completed to tho satisfaction of all con cerned. The ladie3 provided,- the workera ' with afternoon tea. What this Church lacks in numbers is m?.?de up by enthusiasm, and members deservecredit for the way they work when called upon to do so.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
Reduced Prices in Ladies' 'oo-twea at CHALMERS' Bootery SLIPPERS Patent Strap Shoes G Clace Straps, wide I Suede Fa y iarEs Patent Fancy Straps Suede Fancy Straps 5 colors ' 11 2 fitting 1i P '9 13 113 11 /141 :! 6 11 o.2/11value 1/ 1, ./Value I f18/f11 Valuo ,// REGULATED HEAT ENSURES PERFECT COOKING Each burner of the New Per fection Oil Cook Stove is easily regulated for any lheat -- low, nrediuon or high, and needs 1no watching. Clean, regular heat #n makcs cooking jist right. ..lD NEW - ;" * Ua ' Rn i 1! 'PFFCT]ON Oi lt'vlr .hp ,vs awdOvrys A NEW PERFECTION means a clean Kitchen and less wvork. No fire to build, no dirt to clean up, no ashes to carry out. It bakes, roasts, boils, frys, grills and toasts perfectly at a low cost, We will demonstrate the New Perfection to you to-day with pleasure M° E. GREEN IRONMONGER - SUNSHINE RO0B INSO N' S Lending Library For CHEAP and GOOD READING New Books added weekly. Over 200 books added since the inception in July last. 1 Book, 4/6 quar...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
TENNIS. By "FORTY-LOVE. " The match against West Footscray waso a fairly :even; go. Geti . little inore practise, St. Marks, and a win you will surely get. 'The Touirnament is causing some keen interest, and a surprise may be in the Ladied Singles, -vhich will he an eye opener .to the' selection com mittee. - As the last remarks on their doings have :beien received from a wronig standpoint the writer sends along his apology. American news -- Tildien first, Richards seconid, Johnston. third. Vincent Richards- came up from fourthl td hispiresent place.' Youth again to i gefore.
H. V. M'KAY EMPLOYEE'S PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 21 March 1925
H.V. M'KAY EMPLOYEE'S SPICNIC. With a warm northerly wind blow ing the Weeroona steamed gaily to Mornington on Monday morning withl 1730 picnicers aboad, in connection with the local Harvester Wqrks. em ployee's third annual picnic. Al together a vey enjoyable: sea trip was experienced, and on.the boat the Footscray City Brass Band;: and :the Harvester Works Pipe Band suppli ed music alternately, and :dancing was generally indulged in. Leaving Port Melbourne Pier at 9.30 the pic nicers arrived at their destination at 11.15. Among the crowd weie a large number of children, among whom were distributed balloons on boarding the boat; and who received lollies on leaving. Luncheon and tea were provided on the grounds, and immediately the party arrived at Mornington, the work-of the caterers commenced with luncheon. Tea was served at 4.30, the boat leaving on the return journey at about 6.p.m,. The catering was successfully carried out by Messrs Madden and Sneddon, of Chapel street Prahran...