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RAILWAY PROSECUTIONS. A STOCK-DRIVER'S FREE PASS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
A IL WAY PROSECUTIONS. A STOCK-DRIVER'S FREE PASS. At Thursday's court E. Nash was charged with taking a sent in a railway carriage on Nov. 18th, 1913, without a ticket or free pass entitling him to do so. Mr Secomb prosecuted for the railway department. Mr Secomb stated that it was a prac tico that when drovers travel on the railways with sheep a free pass is given them to enable them to get hack to the station they started from. This man had brought.. sheep from Bendigo to Ucelong on Nov. 13th, went to the hook ing clerk at Gcelong and got a pass en abling him to travel hack on or before the 15th. He altered the dates on the pass to make it appear he could travel on the 111th and waited till the 18th before he used it. W. Perry, conductor, stated that ha saw defendant in the 12.15 p.m. train for Bendigo, he tendered pass produced and on being told that it was out of date said he had been detained at Bendigo waiting for some stock. Mr Mitchell--I think it is a paltry thing. Mr Seco...
WINDSOR MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
WIJWDSO l MAGAlZINE. A very brilliant Now Year number is provided in tho Fobruary issue if the hoWindsor Magazine,' which showe no falling off from the high achiovoe ment of the preceding Christmas num ber in either variety or importance. Among the fiction by famous novelists, for instance is to be found a largo second instanment of Sir H. Ridor -I-aggard's fascinating now romance front the caroor of his famous hero, `Allan Quartermain, "Theo HIoly Flow er," in which the interest of this strange adventure mounts steadily higher, and shows that this is to be one of the most important of its, dis. tinguislhed authoil r'l s mliany \orli.. 'l'hen thero is the second complete opisode in lalliwell SutclitffO' charming new series, "The White Ho.rses," in which the author's charalcteristic style gives charm to a period of English history somowhat earlier than those which he has previously treated with such suie cess, and that nlaster of rustic corin edy, Eden Philpotts, 'contribultes one of...
West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
West Footscray Line. West Footscray to Mlcbourn.,(Spencer bt Week days: 7 9- 7 37- 7 .6- 8 to- 8 30-10o 2 1r 12-12 1O p.m. 1239-- r5-2 17-3 54 4 42-5 38-5 44- 6 rY-6 53-7 40-842 9 59-11 21-12 18, Saturday's-7 9-7 37-7 .46--8 tc-8 30-9 21 ro 12-1I 17-12 13-12,32..mn -1 30-217 3 11-3 54-4 42-5 37-6 52-8 42-- 59 11 17-12 38. lMelbcurnc (Spencer SI) to Wet F'olscray Week clays- 6 2-7 0-7 12--7 30--840-90 1033-Ir 38-11 48-1235p.ra.-- 37 2 43-3 38-3 53-4 11-4 16-5 26-553 6 38-8 to--g 8-10 22-- t .40, Saturdays-6 2- 7 6-7 12--7 30--8 40--9 0 o10 33-11 15-11 36-12 40 p m. - 1 32 I a3 -3 31-4 16 -4 52 -5 50- 8 1o 9 18-to 38-1r .il.
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Sunrhlne to Meclbourne. Sunshine to SlclDourne (week days) 6 55 730 739 S1-82r-1o3-Ir13-Iz'o " 8-3 45-5 26-5 31 -5 35- 0g--6 44 7 31- 9 50-1- 12- 12 9. Saturdays: 7-7 30- 730--8 1-8 21-1o 3 IIn-12 2-127-1223 121-28-32 5"28 6 13- 950o- - 18 12 29, Sundays-Sunshine to Flinders street O9 54 a.m 2 53-3 .7--t 61 8 57--Io g Lease Footscray I1 minutes later. Melbourne to .unshine, Spencer Street to Sunshine (week days) 6 2-7 6 and 7 12 not stopping at Foots cray-7 8 (from Footscray only)-7 30 8 40-10o 33 - II 38-- 37 2 43-3 38 353--4 t1-5 26-5 53-6 38-9 18 10 22--1 40,. Saturdays--Sme as week days till o 33 It 15-11 36--r2 .)0-- 32-1 53 4 52-5 50-9 z8-to 38-11t 4. Sundays - Flinders st, to Sunshine 9 10-12 40-3 5-5 2). 8 22-9 32. Leave l'ootscray 1.) minutes later.
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
COUNCIL NOTES, At the ordinary meeting of the Footscray Council on Monday last all councillors, with the exception of Cr Johnson, were present and there was a good deal of discussion on various items. These are dealt with under separate headings. The Railway department (per Mr WVarde, M.L.A.,) notified that they would receive a deputation re the Sunshine and \\est Footscray ser vice on .T"uesday, the 24th inst., at ii o'clock a.m. The commissioners could not, they stated, receive a deputation on Saturday afternoon as asked; and also requ:sted to be fur gestions or requests which it was intended to make so that some in formation might be obtained before the deputation arrived. Cr Shillabeer said that they should give the commissioners some figures regarding population-what it was to-day and what it was 5 years ago -also the distance from Melbourne and Sunday trains required. The Footscray council, Braybrook council and five Progress Associa tions are to be represented on the deputati...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit The Leading Shoe Stores in the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY, Phone Footscray 235J. Also at 170 Swan St., Richuolnd. Phone Windsor 1892. THE TEST OF TIME. ITP- ý " THAT PUNSHONS first sold IT 'TAS IN Fancy Goods in Footsoray. 1 860 Mince then shops have been opened and have closed again r; ivals have come and have goni e. Their Prices have been undercut their patterns have been copied; their displays have been imitated, but their values have never been approached; their tone has never even beon threatened. - " PUNISHONS is still the old And Now In reliable Funshons, after 53 1914 years (and spite of 53 mostly dead rivals) im measura:bly the best. The most at tractive and (Quality considered) the cheapest shop in Footeray. 141-3 NICG?OLSON S'.?REET. You will a N w S it and an Overcoat for the. \Vinter and you can',ot do better than let W. J, McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Meeasuote you lie has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be ple...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
IPECIAL NOTICES, - The Pioneers in BOOT VALUES Nowhere is to be found anything like the Quality and the Uu-to-date Fashions as offered by us. - A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE. SWANN'S Shoe Stores WANNN'S CORNER,...... Nicholson & Barkly Sts, Footscray Phone Footscray 235J Also 170 Swan Street, Richmond. Phone Windsor 7892 'ý Mich-Grade _ TAILORING to Measure SOur SEtock of S BSuitings is exten Ssive and we will Strive = to please the most Fastid ious. Tol. 34t Fcy. - HMENRY Y MULDOON S108Nicholson 5tf.ootscrav E ill ll lullll lll ll l flll llllll llll tll i flll lll Ulll S 'Pihone Foot cIlty ,1. IVIr, J. L. COPPLESTONE (Rec, by 1)eutal Board of Vic.) DEN [AL PRACTI TIONER. i17 BARKLY STREET (Past Hopeors) DENTIST T. Gough HlAS REMOVEI) TO -Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw o, Grocers. P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. By E]xams. Moelb. Universit Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray, GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES, & t 1 W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, "Roaeville," 86 P...
COW AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
COWI ARlEA. Cr Pearce repot ted to the council on Monday that he had interviewed Mr Robertson, dairy supervisor, re garding the proposed cow arc~'for Footscray, and that gentleman had informed him that the question of keeping one cow - providing it was not used for profit-would not inter fere with the fixing ol a cow area. Cr McDonald-W\Vould keeping a cow constitute a dairy. Cr Pearce-No,- unless the owner sold milk. Cr Shillabeer moved that the re port be received with thanks, and that the matter be referred to the next meeting of the Health Com mittee, so that a fresh area might be adopted. This was agreed to.
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
DEBBTS AND DEBTORS. At the local court on Monday orders were made in the following debt cases:-W. J. Toohey v F. J. and M. Turner, £14/1o/- with 17/6 costs; D. F. Quinlivan v Mr and Mr Fisken, £6/6/5 with 17/6 costs; W. H. Birch, represented by Mr Secomb, v Oscar Daley, ,[2/81- with 40/o costs; v J. Fleming, £5/o10 with x7,6 costs; v A. Buncle, £2 with 7/6 costs; v X. J. McConnochie £3/zo/- with zo/. costs; Paterson's 'Purnishing Coy., represented by Mr Secomb, v J. Carey, £5/11/- with f7/6 costs; v Mary Pratt, £2al! with 15/6 costs ; v C, Hamon, £3/8,6 with 15/6 costs; v W; Stephens, £'7/1/9 with 15/6 costs; v Wnm. McGuigan, 4 13/6/. with 26/- costs; v F. Schipkie, £lzli/6 with 15/6 costs; v M. Woods, £1/916 with 15/6 costs; v M. Walsh, £i1/6/6 with 15/. costs; T. M. Newburn v P. M. Goat ley, £2/z7/6 with 2/6 costs; v Mary Flynn, 7/ with 2/6 costs.
IMPLEMENT TRADES. MORE TROUBLE THREATENING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
IMPLEMtENT TRADES. MORI 'I'TROUBL: E 4'11HR.EATEN[NG. Trouble is thro?toning in tihe in Iloment-making trade.o. A special meeting of the members of tle ltu plonmett .f[akors' Union wns hlid at tho Royal 1Hall Footscray, on Satur nsy .evening. l'ho meeting w?s call Cd with the object' of discussing the recent action of tlhe Minister for Ia bour (Sir Alexander .Ieracock) in nom inating two mioumbers of the Indepen deont Workers' Union to represent the iutployos on the w'ages board, despito the fact that tho whole five required liad been previously nominated by the union. Z The meeting strongly protest ed against the action of the Minister, and the following resolution was unan imously agreed to: "That this meeting condemns the action of the Minister for Labour in iomiunating persons who are antagon istic to trade unionism its represonta tires of the omploye?s on the Implo meont Makers' Wages Board, and con siders it 'would .be advisable to with draw its members fron thoe board, and re...
RIFLE NOTES. BY "BULL'S EYE." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
RIELE NOTIES. BY "BULL'S EYE." Footscray Club fired a practice match last Saturday, under very un* favorable conditions, as they found the heat and wind very trying, and wore rathor pleased whon their shoot, was completed. The best scoros over 300 and 500 yards were put up by '1. Mas tortoun, 68; R. Hagan, 62; A. Hon dorson, 60; Nor. McDonald, '60; C. Smith, 60; J. Croploy, 59; C. Hen derson, 58; J. McKenry, 57; C. Up ton, 57; J. McDonald, 58. To-day's shoot will be 10 shots at the 1000 yds. range, for the 5th stage of the Cuming Cup, and tho handicaps are as follows; -A. Macaulay, 6; W. Stevenson, 6;. 0. Tannock, 6; G. MoDonald, 7; Win. Kennedy, 8; A. J. MoDonald, 8; J. McKoiry, 8; T. Mastertoun, 8; L. Ilnrrison, 8; G. Hills, 8; E. Gray, 0; R. Hagau, 0; R. McKeonry, 0; J. Mastortoun, 9; J. Swift. 0; C. Upton, l); J. Croploy, 10; C. Hondorson, 10; T. N. MoDonald, 10; Nor. McDonald, 10; C. Smith, 10; 1. Nicholson, 11; A. Cumiug, 11; F. King, 11; Alex. McDonald, 11; J. UBrlowitz, 12; ...
GARDEN NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
&'A RDEN NOTES. By MR En. C?R'y. Questions on all mnatters relating tc horticulture, if addressed "Garden,' care of this office, and sent by Tuesday of each wieek, will be answered it Saturday's issue. THE FLO\VEII GARDEN. 'The Shasta Daisy. This is one of tile best hardy perennial plants fo- the flower garden. It is of easy culture, and as it produces a good crop of white flowers oni long stems, that last well whent kepi itl water, it is all ideal cut flower. It has been developed from the oltld largutrite, or Ox.eye daisy (Cltysuathetl unt .es scsuntheultnst). T'This plant gro\\s about four feet in hIsight, and bears a crop 01 single daisy-like white Irwects with ia large yellow eye. About so years ago .l r. l.uther Ilurbank, the well-known Californitan horticultu. rist, se t out asl imtnrot ed forsm of this flower, which he tanlled thte Shasta D)aisy. The plant t? easily growll fromt seed, but as the .-codlings do not all come true to type, seedling plants are apt to disa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
P IWTIUAL GARDENER late B1owli ng Green Caretaker, Footsuray. Gardene kept in order by day or contract. Thomas Grace, 84 Albert Street, N NATURE'S LINES S Beecham's Pills perform their healthful work--gently, Cd soothingly, yet withal thoroughly, until the whole 4 system is benefited. Being perfectly safe for young and old and compounded only from the purest and ' most carefully selected ingredients of vegetable origin, M there is no more satisfactory medicine for a disordered stomach, sluggish liver or irregular action of the M bowels than P l I Beecham's Pills Sold cverywhere in boxes, ptic )0ld. (36 pills) 1111 ($6 pitls) & 2/9 (168 p111s), late atiss Patrick Dressmaker and Costumiere. 102 Cowper Street, Footsoray. Costumes a Speciality. -Fit and Style Guarantcod. IND.NTS promptly executed at Lowers Cash Prices for alil inds British and Continental Goods, Including Books and Stationery, Hoots, Shoes and Leatheor, Chemicals and Druggists' Sundrslo, China, Earthenware and G...
NEW, ODD, INTERESTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
N EIV, O:DD, .[NT'.IE?STING. .-----*---- A modern battleship consists of 250 to 800 compartments, shut off from one another by watertight doors. Salt, petroleum, matches, and play ing cards are State monopolies iii Greece. The Chinese language has- 30,U00 characters, and therc are six dlifferent styles of writing. With the -aid of modei n pht)'ogrlalhy no fewer than a thousand nillion stars might be counted, according to Sir George Dtarwin. The intensity of starlight is about one tout-millionth part of the intensity of bright sunlight on the surface of the earth. 'rhe wood of the redwood-tree never decays; fallen trunLs which have been olv'ergrotn by old folrelsts are as solid as on the clay they fell. The latest progress in science is the adaptation of the phiotog'a[ph to record the vibrations of the human hleart--a new discovery of the French scientists. Tht, date of the invention of gold leaf, like that of the discovery of gold. is lost in autiquity, but gold leaf ha, been found ...
SOCIAL RE-UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SO IAL, JRE-UNJION. Oni Wednesday ovening lastl tlhe IIuInthIers and congregation of the l,'otcray Baptist Churchl foregather vld in tihe school hall, Pailey street, for the annual social re-union. The chair wa:i occupicd by the Rev. J. IT. G(oleh, who, in his arddress, stated that .th meeting was of a two-fold charac Il r, the irstl, being a gathering fior ano +ial intercourso of lo i memblera and SongregatLion, and thl other was to hidl farewell to the iRev. Joshua and Air,. llobertson, who hald ieen fo Ital lio for siXttCen mlonths anlld had ac clptl, th pastorate of lhe Blrunswickl II;spt C.i. hurch, and also to wish tgod :ipceil to ono of the young nlll, RIlv. St!ilty ilitnt, tvhIIo an'i'c?ssfully pass ed througIh the Ilaptist. College of Vir Iria, ;nud had I)bon aplpointed Lo the tipli:-.ii Churreh al, Daylesford. The lI". WVilliamt Clark, tlhc ollest, minis tir ii the denomination, and t[he (Rev. WV. Oft. Wood, Yarraville, nalso gave very intrce.tingr addre(.sses. Thlu (etre ...
A DANGEROUS PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
A DA.INGEROUS PIRACl'TICE. An undesirable practice is carried on by the stone carters from various quarries. Beiing unable to take a full load of spalls to the top, the dray is partly Istln and the load is tipped on to the road, while the driver returns to get the other half. In the meantime tle first portion of the load is left lying on the roadside, and is a menace to vehicular trafic, For committing this offence, 'Thos. Southerland was fined 10/-, with 2/6 costs al,. Thursday's court.
"SPARKS." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SPARKS. " Tramway proposals. Experts engaged to report. Direct route iproposal to he submitted. See lesso lhros. for furniture har gi, ins.-Adv. Attention i: drawn to the notification of M. Punshon & Co., grocers, Nichol son street. I'"E)I;DEI Al IIA IL to let, for concert:: dance:s, meetings, eta Apply to the caret.nker.-Adv. Employes of M. Feerguson and Co,. spent a jolly (lday at Schnapper Point last Saturday. There was a large pumber of Foots cray residents present at Henley on the Maribyrnong last Saturday. A local youth named Sloane was suc cessful in the swimming event at Mari byrnong on Saturday last. Complaints are rife regarding smells said to emanate from some of the local factorie:. albout 10-,S0 p.m. The monthly concert and social of the Footscray Thistle Club held on Wed nesday last was most successful. At Thursday's court If. Schober was lined 10/- with 2/6i costs for riding a bicycle on the footpath. It is pleasing to note that the Foots cray Football Club wi...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ST. GEORl GE'S THEATRE. - - - - - - - That there is a very wide awake man agement at the St. George's Theatre, Yarraville, is further evinced in their announcement that Mr Roy Redgrave, the popular actor, has heen engaged to recite Eliot Beer's grand poem on the civil war, just prior to the screening of ' The Picket. Guard, " for next. Thurs day, Friday and Saturday. " The Pick et Guard " is a 2-reel Bison 101, adap tation of the poem, which Mr Redgrave will recite to the full orchestral accom paniet of American airs. Besides this treat there is a further big attraction in the ,~ame programme. It is a a-recl production entitled "When the Earth Trembled," a powerful story of the awful Sun Francisco earthquake in which actual pictures of magnilicent sklyscrapers are sceen crumbling to earth. Onl Monday Mr Stanley Walpole rc appears in " l)eath's Short Cut " a daredevil American production, and another big feature is " A Fiend and his Friends," a sensational drama in which the oncupant...
FIRE ALARMS AND FALSE ALARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FilRRALARAfS A'ND, FAI*SE ALARMS. At 9.26 a.m. on Monday the local fire brigade was called to Kitchen's works on the river, hut found they had been alarmed without cause. Twenty-five minutes later a call was received from Kinnear and Sons rope-works in Ballarat road, where a small quantity of fibre under a machine in the spinning room took fire. It was some such small be ginning that, in the absence of a supply of water, resulted in a conflagration at the same works a tew years ago, and Stntion-olllcer Mauger, taking no chances, quickly had the steamer, two hose-carts and eight men in attendance. F'ortunately on this occasion the em ployes quickly suppressud the blaze, andl no damage was done. At 11 p.m. the brigade was out again to a fire at Newport, but on reaching Spotawood found that the Newport brigade had the flames under control. On Tuesday a fire broke out at 6 arker-st(.reet, Footseray, a house occu pi(ld (y M. A. Dervan and owned by Mr John A. Sipthorpe. The Ilames started...