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ANOTHER CURE FOR INSOMNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
r.NOTI-1ER CI?E FOR TNSOOM NIA. 'Anothcr very simple cure for in somnia has been givei , and it has the authority of a prominoent physi cian. The sleepless person is to placo the eyeballs in the position t hcv would assumeo in aleep---that is, di roctly upwards. Ile must. hold them in that position as long us lie can, and when fatigued lower thtem, let them rest, and then repeat, the ox periinent a second and third time. 'The corrce4-ndcnt avers ihat, he hals; never remained awake boyond t" lhe third attempt., and that he now ill variably sleeps before the first, is over. The expsal, atiton appears to lio in the association of ideas
CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
. CRICKET. Notes by "COVER POINT." FOOTSORAY v BRIGHTON. The first eleven journeyed to Brighton last Saturday in beautiful weather. Foots cray were lucky enough to win the toss and hadno hesitation in deciding to hat. P Gleeson and T. Addison opened for Foots cray to the bowling of Grieve and Neville. With the score at 17 Gleeson put his leg in front to one from Grieve and was out .lb.w. with Il against his name. C Easton was next but soon lost Addison for a partner as the latter was out to a good catch at short leg after making 10-2 for 21. Rev. Rob ertson joined but the latter was bowled by .trieve before he had scored, and Gray, after making tx, was bowled by Grieve. Robertson carried his score to II when le also was bowled oy Grieve. Johannsen was the only other player to reach double figures with 20 but had a couple of "lives." F. Simmons was given out caught to a ba)l which hit hin just below the elbiw, and the sine was out for the small score of 73, not nearly enough runs on ...
PICTURE GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
PICTURE GARDENS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Seddon Citizens' Theatre in &nbsp; &nbsp; conjunction with the Footscray Muni- &nbsp; cipal Band will hold a grand picture entertainment to-night (Saturday) at, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1,111 ai omve go lduols, whemi mx (epiii tirumlly miii rid uI iilt II Iii ti iii photo ph3'Hs, 10(1( foot, ini oxtomit, wmill hem' shmowim. 'J'79tum' phioto iiploy imncluudo uwme'mic, diii mint, v oiih', and .industr'iihl rmbjcata. Duiir hng intmrvals umhe band will rundoer s mm t ions fionui fuivomitu' Iuuuusicnl comnpos `CIY,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit The Leading Shoe Stores In the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY, Phone Footscray 235J &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Also at.170 Swan St, Richmond. Phone Windsor 1892. &nbsp; BEAUTIFUL PRESENTS AT PUNSHONS &nbsp; CHINA! GLASS! ELECTRO! FREE DELIVERY throughout Footscray and to Ascot, Essendon, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Brunswick, N, Melbourne, Prahan,. Sunshine, Williamstown, &c. - -Goods Packed for Rail - Deposits Taken. Goods on Hire. Punshon's 143 Nicholson Street, FOOTSCRAY, (Evan Rees' Hardware Department) &nbsp; You will a Ncw Sit ;)nol an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let W7 J. McCEANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. He has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. His Address is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) Ladi...
ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
ANNUAL PICNIC. Though annual picnics have been held by employees of the Colonial Sugar Rielining Company for twenty three years ; though most all of them have been splendidly successful, none were more pleasurable than the &nbsp; excursion held on Saturday last. The weather was simply perfect. A refreshing southerly breeze tempered the January sun's rays and yet was not strong enough to disturb the sur- face of the sea, or rob the bay of its genial mood, and, consequently even the most easily affected of sea excursionists felt no qualms either going or coming on the long jouney &nbsp; to Sorrento, most delightful of water- ing places. The favorite paddle steamer Hygeia was chartered for the picnic and employes, their rela- tives and others who appreciate an opportunity of participating in such an invariably well managed outing, to the number of 1200, boarded the vessel at the company's wharf at Yarraville and disposed themselves as befitted their inclinations to best...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
If evidence were required to show the crass folly of introducing party polities into municipal affairs it was forthcom- ing on Monday evening last, when at the meeting of the local council an attempt was imade to displace Cr Shil- lahber from the position of representa- tive of Footscray on the Metropolitan Board of Works. That position has heen held by Cr Shillabeer with credit to himself and greatly to the advantage of Footscray and Yarraville, for 9 years. By gaining the position of vice-chair- man of the hoard the holder was able to and did wield an influence that has enabled this district to obtain a service from the Board that other suburbs are still craving for, and not the very faintest charge of doing those things he ought not to have done, or of not doing those things he ought to have done was preferred against him. But purely for party reasons he was opposed by a councillor who is a veritable novice in municipal affairs. And for purely party reasons four councillors were ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 February 1914
BEREAVEMENT CARBS. MR. AKLZWEIG and Daughters de- sire to Thank their many kind friends for floral tributes, telegrams, letters, cards, visits, also thanking Dr. McCarthy for his kind attention. Thanking Mrs Simpson, Mrs Bramfit, Mrs Bates during their re- cent sad bereavement. "Baden," 82, Gordon street, Footscray. rciepaone : 1I Tootscray. be Mdvertiser. PRINCIPI.ES BEFORE MEN. I'ootacrayi Saturtlday Feb 7, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
U3ORiROWERS.-W. II. firch, 01hu Englismnn, ' lends money privately nithout. security, to anyone in con* stunt omployment. Easy repayments. No. ad Cosper shtret, 'ootsacray. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8.30 p.in. Saturday elouea at 1 o'elock.-Advt. BPEC1PIA L 95075 t C. FORGE, ANNUAL SUMMER SALE NOF GENERAL DRAPERY At the White House, Nilcholson St., Footscray Where Unprecedented Bargains await you, And in addition we are offering io per cent, discount for cash in 21 days: 3d. off 2/6 6d. off 5/- 9d. off 7/6 i/- off io/- 2/- off 20/ u OFE L7 no ii. ;r I F~a~j~i~SPECiAL ~/~jjfDISPLAIY Summer Shirts and Hats AT THE SMART HAT SHOP El0 07000 0 O O o Telephone : 209 Footscray 0 0 ' C.PRoPr. 0 LiOOOO~ 000 -wianP E -s·ua: 000000U NOTICE OF RIEHOVAL The Misses CLARKE and SMITH, MILLINERS, Wish to notify that on and after January 27, their Business will be conducted in more commodious premises at 1g BARKLY STREET, FOOTSCRAV where they will be able to make a Better Display of all the Latest Fashions and ...
THE ELECTRIC LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
THE ELECTRIC( LIGHT. There have been a great many complaints lately regarding the electric street lighting and some ol these were ventilated at Monday's council meeting, and the superinten dent was requested to pay greater attention to that branch of the work. Mr Carmody submitted the forlow mog report; Site of Sub. Station.-Reconunendde west corner of gardens over railwsy lines, the former position is inore central for distribution purposes and near to heavy Friday night load by no yds, of sccondary cable. Current for Swing Bridge. -To-day (Monday) .ajtest was commenced to as certain the amount of current taklen by motor to operate the Swing bridge and the result of same ot mtins But owing to a fault being on the installation the test could not be completed. On Friday night an interrutption took place to the lighting of one circuit of Barkly street sub station and alco one circuit of towen hall sub- Station. These was due to the fault caused by the high wind on Friday evening and w...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
cO UNcL NOTEs. After the strained relations exhibi ted at the previous week's meeting, caused through Cr Jenkins insisting on the right of private judgment on matters not included in the Labor Party's municipal platform, some development was regarded as prob able last Monday evening. But there was none. Councillors were civil as usual to each other and if there were any heartburnings because the cup of ambition had been dashed from the lips of Cr Pearce no indica tion of it was allowed to protrude in public. The long list of business set down for transaction or arising in formally did not include anything of a contentious character not a solitary division being taken the while even ing. Amongst the correspondence sub mitted to the Public \Vorks coma mittee, of which Cr 13ell is chairman, was a letter from the Metropolitan lBoard intimating that water reticula tion had been ordered to 1)e carried out in Tennyson, HIamiltoii and Seddon streets, and requiring a guarantee of 6 per cent ...
AN APPEAL. To the Editor The Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
.To the Editor The Advertiser. Sir,-Vc would be grateful fur space int your columns to ma;lke an appcal for an un fortunate man whose leg was smashed al. most to a pulp somr 1.I months ago in a (ltarry accident. tin is totally unable to work and has a wife and j young children His doctor now tells hit that a surgical boot and steel splints would enable him to do light work. The cost would be 8. Hle hasu't got the money, has no means of obtaining it We appeal to his more fortttnately-placed fellowcitizens to help in his distress, Thank ing you in anticipation. \Ve are, etc., T. B. DREWV, Mayor of Footscray. J, TH-OS. itAGLIN. - Subscripions - T'. B. DrCc, 01j6; J. T. Baglin, 1016.
CACTUS PRODUCTS COY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
AG&'TUS PRODUCTS &'OY. Mr Scott, a representative of the Cactus Products Coy., attended at the Footacray council meeting on Monday and submitted a blue print of the proposed works and plant to be used in the process of distilling a mixture to be used for the purpose of exterminating the cactus which has caused so muuch damage, princi pally in parts of Queensland. It was stated no fumes whatever would escape into the atmosphere; that the material was condensed, run into a well and drawn off into iron drums. It was too valuable to allow it to escape. It was the last thing they would dream of. The company.was putting downv a similar plant in Sydney and the health officer of that city informed the speaker that it was not a noxious trade by abmy means. T'Ihe concoction was mnade from sulphuric acid, arsenic and salt, and they considleied it would be elfective in destroying the Queensland cactus. The government of that Stste, it was said, has made a grant of 200,000 acres ...
ANNUAL MEETING. ST. LUKE'S CHURCH, YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
ANNUAL MBE TING. ST. LUKE'S CHURCIH, YARRA VILLE. The annual meeting o( parishioners of the St. Luke's Church of England, Yarraville, was held in the- Sunday school hall on Tuesday evening, 3rd inst. There was a fair attendance of church people, presided over by the Incumbent, the Rcv. W. T. IRoach. The annual report, presented by the churchwardens and vestrymen, showed that the effort being made to erect a new church in a more central plsition in the parish has been very successful. £170/13/0 being received in donations, £77/11/7 by householders cards, and further sums promisod as donations of £16. These sums were furthei' supl plemented by £42 donated by the Girls' Friendly Society, the result of their effort during 1912. T'he general balance sheet of the chur l shows £3:8/3/0, receipts and an explnlitule of £308/12/7, leaving a credit Ilalance of £39/11/5, while the church extension lund shows receilpts £307/617 with a halence at begiinnin g of year of ,£570, making a total fund ...
THE COUNCIL STAFF. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
THE CN 017CIL STAFF. SIt will be remembered that at a previous meeting of the Pootscray Council the Surveyor was askeui to bring up a report as to the best method of dealing with the council staff. Mtr Neylan submitted an in terim report on Monday last and, when he came to those employed at the crusher receiving 9/ per day, he recommended that there be an in crease to 9/6 per day. Cr Pearce interjected that he thought there was a wages board rate of io/6 per clay. Cr McDonald said that councillors would have noticed that the Metro politan Board of Works were paying their laborers 9/ per d uy, asitu he con sidered that they-as a council that had ulways been in the van in the matter of decent wages to their em ployes- should fall into line. H-fe intended to move in that direction. Cr Pearce said he would move as an amendment that a committee of four, with the Mayor ex-officio, be appointed to go into the whole ques tion as to wages, &c., of the staff, and report to the council...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
VBAYRROOK COtTYCIL, - --0-- At the osnal meoting of the Bay. rook Council, hold in tho Shire liall 1 n Monday last, rouncillor'i were in a ( roitI nmood , sindi bluSinOss wta pat ii Ib rough ii an an ixpilitioiii manner. O 'hloii present were :-CrH. MoKay, president), Hlohinisoii, Hlnrriaon, Mis- 1r Otn, Opio, Cranwll, Munro, Ponnoll, 1' )oi'hamu, ITopkin.z and McLagan. A potition containing thue names of 12 Iattippityors, fiomn the postianStir 1 Mr. W'. Studd), was prcsontedI, asking ho Council to use its infnlencr ith it lie postal authoiritioa to try and got. sotter postal facilities. Ci'. Peitonll moved, and Cr. Cran- - I cell iccondel·l, d, that, repiosonta ties of i he IRivor riding, together 'citih resti louts, waitL on tho Post mnstirfloneral I Lndl put the ease hoforo him. This J Va.s igroed to. %tis. E. Cough, flrinawick strooet, 'oniiprpinrd of the state of the drain I II front of hot' property.-To hI itttendled to. I*. Cann, D) oci' lmarii k, 1rni' iatten tion to the st ...
THE SLAUGHTER OF GOATS To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
THE SLA UGIITER OF GOA7'S T'uo Ith Editor of THt. AIAl'sEOtISiK. sigiturIti tot WV. I. Fish, ('litled "St iett0 iurind into Shimbilt's, titost' ii jhig ini tltt' t'it'ittity of ti' l rl t('iis a ln iciting itttide xhiitttt tIn. -lU t1'. 1~~ is a pity the Conne~.irl 's I( oI'il l-r ow tth tlio s lulst tot ot'toh t- tisl ittati' i hie- hown sidetifintio uu'tt , I ttI' flt l nctys tl otti't r t ht l'x' titrhttu' tnt. that he doe nc~ino t poide for1 nI th e1 de~lighlt of ther over-bus y aInd indtiscrim-· 10/2/11."TREBOR."
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
PROGRESS ASSOCfIA'IOt. A special meeting of the WOet. l'ool cray l'rogiess Association was hold on T'i'iiesiiiy cvenlng, at which five Pr. gresi assoclatioiis wero repiflentli. 'the forthcomin log deputation eo Coni nilssioiners of Railways wais dllcii5cuss, and each association wvas alloted a cortllin lin u of argument to attend oI. Some of the inoat impliortanti. requiiists to ho prosencid to Ite Ciommissloners Ar nearly train io Spencer-strnOt, arriving ot. not later than 7 am.; a crossing over railway blctweeii West Foolscray aiid 'l'ottenhliai; also right of carriageway at wesi. cnil of Cross street., wrhiicli has boon lately fenced off by the Railway dcliprtment. A list has been left in the hands of Mr. Mehluit, corner llarkly anil Iloclinog streets, to he signed iny iiersons do. siring on earlier morning train, and nll persons concerned are asked to attend anil sIgn, so thnt a formidable argument will Ibe presented in that form to the Coinniissioners. Tenders are invited by t...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
LODGES & SOCIETIES. Tihe usual forligh tly eloeting of tlhie above lodge was hold on Monday evening last, when fdur now members wereo initlited. The A.D., Uro. G. Edwards, occullIed tile chair, and there was a large gathering of members. Owing to tile torml of Dr. .having ex pIredl, lro. 11. 1\cA. lianikin, of this lodge, has been noemiated for t(1e position, aild ii selectCIid by tIle IBoiritl of Direetol's, 114 will, 410 (loubtl lil tile position 1 ith ability. 131o. itaniin is both well and favorably known tllrou ghoul the No. 12 district, and there is no dlonllit hat t allt tile choic41W is a liippjy one. lDuiing tb e adjounia Iiieit 11 tcuchic teornamen t was hlet , and wcon by Bro. A. 11lics, ilftel a stir ilng coitCSt wvitlh Itros. Itanin~tl 1111( t Bonson. Next lodge night will he qluitrter night, anti mnelimbers tire re milndedt to attend on that niigltl. Alt the ineetilig of tiyal WVaratsll loule5li'P.A.'.S., Sister Mlrs. 1L. Iishop, WXTM., anslsted by Sister Mrs. ...
ELECTRIC LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
ELECTJUC LIGHT. Tho balance lihioot, submitted to the local council lnst wook inclinlded figiurea regarding tha municipal olectric light ing cihnie, and though. thoy diii not fvoko iliscius'ion are interesting na sliouriiin thio polgres of thO lundortall ing. 'l'lwc ireeipt for the: 12 moutlhs worom E12175 Os lO, fron pr~ivatis i'of shne~mrs, andt to thlis is addo edli £116 l0 allowed as thie value of stroet light ing, a total of £5810 l9s 1ld. On Lhb uxpendituire current pu rchaa ed from the Melbourne City Couzncil cost £207ifi 1A 8ld; mnaintonanic, £369 id (i; liccet lamnps, £151 is 6d; meltr - reading, £103 is 2d salaries, £77 1Is; uunul sundry u'h.argu's, £60 lOs Pd-a. to tal of £3732 Ils 7d, leaving a greea profit, of £2108 Os 3d. Out of thlis £11(10 is allowed for iitereut, at, a por crii. onl the capit'l of £12,000, and aii upial amciunt, foi ulepri iation and irnfl u'wals. An additional nlim of £300 17s Id for nactounts biroutht, forwalrdl left. ai u uctii pirolit of £617 Os...
WEDDING BELLS. SLATER—BYERLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 February 1914
WEDDING BELLS. SLATERI--3YERLEIY. A very liretty and, most. interesting weddinig was celebrated' at. the Metio: dist Church, Victoria-street, on Satur day last, when Miss Laura JByorley, eldest daughter of Mr. J. R. Byerley, of B3onrke-street, l'ootscrey, and Mr. Itector Slater, oldest son of Mr..W. J. Slator, of Deloraine, 'lasmnunia, were ,united in th1e holy bonds of matrimony. The Rev. E. Tonkiii olliciated. The church was beautifully aecorated (by friends of (Ihe bride) with flowers, arches, bells, etc., and Mr. A. T'oIeikin played the Weddilng March. The bride, whlio was given llway by her father, looked fr icr dainty gown of mcliite e richly trnmcd' wit aos soium, the co irain buling eFaluFm orimaoiented 'lim mfI ai. O~ blossioml. rcint ~'l~;inilk m'Ylrtml . mii lace. The c lduaay wrca t and were wore, an u w'm varmn imI~a,,pitlty white shower boun sl. kfo'o rme tIme bridogroom's gi 1.1, an amimirlmhystt nald pearl pondant. The bribidsinaids, Miss Daisy Ilycrlcy, sistor of br...