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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
pft . FOR— High grade Goods at low prices. __ Birthday and I 0 - Wedding Presents. Post Cards,' Station: ery, & Fancy Goods. LOW'S ANDERSON ST. FOR . ELECTRIC UGHT LAMPS. "The Oma" - GO brightest aad best The latest word in arti ■ T0 ficial lighting. 50 candle power 2/6 each, All sizes stocked. W. C. LOW - YARRAVILLE. — LOW'S
Footscray Football Club Picture Night [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
Footscray Football Club Picture Night The Footscray Football Club are holding picture nights at the Grand Theatre every Wednesday evening- The attendance last Wednesday was especially large, and the winning prize, a pair of vases, was wen by Mrs Curnow, 149. Nicholson street, Footscray. A sixpenny ticket entitles the holder to one chance for the prize which is given each night, a l/ ticket gives two chances, and a 1/6 ticket, 3 chances. Tickets may be purchased at the shops announced in the advertisement. Only the tickets purchased at these shops entitle holders to a chance of win ning the prize.
LENNOX St,, Y.M.S. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
LENNOX St„ Y.M.S.v The usual weekly meeting of the above society was held in the Cuming Institute on Mondiy last. Mr Blennerhassett presiding. Three new members were enlisted^ The business before the chair Was to discuss the means of holding a ' 'camp-fire concert'' Some valuable suggestions wee made, and most of them w ere adopted. Although a camp-fire concert is a new thing for the society to hold, yet they feel confident that it will prove to be a great success, especially if the propositions are carried out in a I proper manner. As the discussion | was a long one, at its termination it was time for the instructor to commence with the gymnasium. After the routine of exercises, var ious holds and throws used in, "jiu-jitsu" were indulged in It is pleasing to note the good attend- ' ance of members at each meeting' night. ~
Court Sits All Day [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
Court Sits All Day TIiq sitting- of the Footscray Court on Monday probably constituted a local record. It lasted from 10 a.m. until Iialf past five, with a short, adjourn ment, for lunch. At; five o'clock the light in the court-house was so dim that the Chairman of the Bench remarked that candles would have to be pro cured if the sitting-, lasted much longer. The case on which the justices were adjudicating had occupied over ions; hours, but it terminated shortly after wards. As the hour was so late, another important case had perforce to be adjourned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
AMU81MENTS YARRAVILLE HALL. (TO-NIGHT) SATURDAY — X FRANK CANE S PICTURES. H~f ^ HOWARD AND PALMER The Talkative Two, presenting New Songs and Dances. One of the Most Powerful Dramatic Chapters in History, in three acts. MARY STUART Also Tender-Hearted Crook. A.B drama, Fiddle of the Tin Soldier, Kalem drama j in two parts. Winning White Dove, a Redskin playlet. Admission, 6d Children 3d Footscray Football Club Will hold a Weekly Picture Party NEXT Wednesday Night At Grand Theatre. TICKETS! 1/6, 1/-. & 6d. Obtainable at Shopkeepers and Member! J of Committee. • • • • • A Prize valued at iOj- will be given each week. On view at Patersou's Nicholson street, Tickets may be had from the following : V. Neilseu, fruitery, Nicholson street Austin Hart, hairdresser. Hopkins St M. L, Coulson, confectioner, Barkly St J. Storey, Sports Depot, Paisley St joe Walters, hairdresser' Seddon Mrs Baker, fruiterer, Droop St Vatersons Furniture Warehouse, Nich olson street. T. CLARK, Secretary ...
Williams Benefit [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
Williams Benefit Mr W. A. .Nickels, hon secty. of the Williams benefit, which is to take place on June, 10, acknowledges the following donations:—Mrs Woods, um brella, valued 10/G, Messrs Farnbach,trophy, 21/- C. Geer, hat 10/6, J. McDonald 5/-, D. A. Mcpherson £.1 /I/- and tin of tea, A. Saunders £1/1/-, B. Williams, J. 0/0 Mrs Berlowitz, £2/2/- and trophy, A. J. JEIeg. crty, cost of tickets, J. Lem mon, M.L.A. trophy 10/- A. Nickels 10/0, B. Lockhart 5/-, G. Smith 5/-, Mrs Peard 4/-, Mr Jewell and Mrsi Egan 2/(5 each.
Successful Social [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
Successful Social The St. George's Cricket Club held a most successful social and dance in the Cuming Institute, Yarraville, on the. evening of Friday of last week. A very large number of young people atteended, and spent an enjoyable evening. Dancing was indulged in to the strains of music provided by Pylce's band, while Mr J. McDonald proved an efficient M.C, During the evening, Mr J Shannon sang "Mr Boose," and "See what Percy picked up in the Park." while a dance was given by Miss Ruth Jack. Refreshments were provided. The President of the club, (Mr G. Mossop.) in a short speech, thanked all those who had helped to make the social a success, The secretar ial arrangements were carried out by D. R. Shaw.
SUNSHINE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
j SUNSHINE NEWS. We are at all times pleased to publish. \ any items of local news. Secretaries! of clubs, societies, etc are invited to for ward contributions addressed to this office, or leave sama at Mr Orchard's liairdressing sal oon, Sunshine , * • • » * Mr A. Orchard has succeedcd Mr &lt;H. Bunnell in the hair dressing and tobacconist's bus iness at the "Corner , Sun shine. Any items of local in terest or orders for printing, may be left at Mr Orchards, and will receive prompt atten tion. If you desire to get into communication with us, phone Footscray 153. The. first, and most successful picnic under the auspices of the Sunshine Friendly Societies com prising I 0 R, A.N.A, I.O.O.I1, M.U.I.OO.F, U.A O.D, Lodges, was held at Bacchus Marsh on 27th April, and it is the intention of Societies to make it an annual function. A special train \vaschart ered for the occasion, which left Sunshine at 9.35 am, and left on return journey again at 6.30 p.m Upwards of 300adults and c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 9 May 1914
i You can obtain a loan pi ivately and quickly on your own note of hand by applying to J. S. Anderson, 64 Leeds street, Footscray. Office hours, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; close Saturdays, J ~ m. Noto rhnvgt> arlflnw.—Advt • • • • Mr S. Brundrett, the well known rose specialist,' will give a demonstration of prunning roses on Tuesday evening next at. the. Masonic hall, Footscray n! connection with the local Horticultural Society. • • "• • . Before purchasing boots and shoes inspect STEELS Boot Emporium, opposite the James Cuming Institute Yarraville. Ail leading manufact urers, Marshall, Goodwcar, Stafford Etna and other*, in great variety. Price, the lowest, quality, the best, Established 38 wears. You -may ge '(further aad far rorw.—Ad*t. / -
Alleged Attempted Murder. BENCH COMMENDS CONSTABLES' BKAVERY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
Alleged Attempted Murder. BENCH COMMENDS CONSTABLES' BKAVEB* Paterson was next charged with having unlawfully, and with malice aforethought shot at Jilizabeth Jfaterson, with intent to fall her. Jiiiizabeth Jfaterson stated that when her husband pointed the revolver at. her she was only three yards away. She got a terrible shock. Sub-inspector—1) d the Hash blind you ? ' Witness—Yes, it was yuite close. I thought 1 was shot, i got a terrible shock, and screamed. Sub - Inspector— What was the nature of your married life'?. Witness—My husband was always squabbling at the week ends. Has .he assaulted or tWr-aten ed your. life before ?—Yes, at Ghristmas time he assaulted' me, >and I took out a summonsl but withdrew it. Mr (Jaldecott J.P.—Hid lie threaten your life at Christ mas ? Witness—Is1 o, but he lias be fore. Sub-Inspector—Was accused of sober habits !—iS'o lie drank freely. Thomas Paterson, son of previous witness, gave evidence that the revolver was his pro perty. It was take...
SHOOTING CASE PATERSON BEFORE THE COURT. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
SHOOTINCCASE PATERS ON BEFORE THE COURT. • COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. °a Monday at the ioot scray i^ourt, beiore Messrs ±L. •iv.. ualaeeott, \v. Uailant, 1. UoilUia and JJr (J. L. McCarthy , 'J s.x'., xhoinas Jfaterson, aged auouc uU, a scotch immigrant, who lias been in this country' aoout two ycar^ was present ed on a charge of havimr on Apiij y, at * arra, vilie, felon iously wounded iiiomas ±*ater son, the younger, with, an iron bar, with intent to kill. buPJ inspector \\estcott appeared ,to piosecuie, and aecusuci w;?s un deienued. j.he hearing' of the cases lasted nearly tuc wlioie 01 tne aitt;moon, and mucn in terest was displayed by tlie pumic there being a large at tendance. iiaroid liavid iJowning, med ical practitioner o£ iooiscray, gave evidence as to the nature &lt;ji me injuries mulcted' on xlios lJaterson, the younger, after which the charge was reduced .to one of uniawiuily anti mal iciously wounding witn intent to do grevious b'odily harm. iiiiizaueth -faterson st...
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
COUNCIL NOTES Tile ordinary meeting of the Footscray Council was held on Monday evening last, when the following, councillors w re pres ent —(Jrs Drew, Bell, Fielding, Johnson, McDonald and Pearce It was after S o'clock before a quorum was present. Correspondence was received and dealt with as follows:— From Footsqray Municipal and desiring permission to take up a collection at a per formance on 23rd inst, in aid of ihe Bendigo Mining Dis aster.— 1 he request was grant ed. Northumberland and Derliani Unjte.d J-'aotbaU Club oefeirycl use of training room at rec reation resorvj.—On motion of Crs Johnson, the application was referred to the town clerl:. The secretary Footscray and Williamstown Homing . ( lub, wrote desiring connection with electric light scheme.—Lr FFld ing moved that the electrical superintendent reporti on the matter by next meeting.—Car ried. St. John's Church of Entf-; land invited councillors to he/ present at Church parade pn 24th iftst.—Received. ' W. Graham com...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
Death Notice ODGERS— On 9th May, Dorcas Maria. (Dot), beloved wife of Edward Orlgers. loved motber of M 'lie Lesl e and Leila, second eldest daughter John and the late Maria Dobson dear sister of Mrs C. Holmes, Dunedin N,2. J.R Dobson, Mrs J. Comben, the late Mrs G. McLeod. Mrs G. Stephens. T. V. Dobson, j. G. Dobson, Mrs E, B. McCoubrie. Interred, privately in the Footscray Cemetery from her father's residence, 15 Regent. St. Yarra-ille, on the 12th inst. Her end was peace Safe in the arins of Jesus, Safe on His gentle breast. Thereby His love,o'er shadoned> §w^etl^ her sutil dotb rest.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. The best place to go for— Ironmongery, Crockery, Tinware etc. W* X RIDOUTT 14 Anderson Street Y A RRA V I L L BV Large stock of Paints,I Oils, Colors ^nd paperhangings, Estimates given for Painting, Paperhangings General repairs FEDERAL BAKERY ANDERSON ST YARRAVILLE ±3. - KEUT, FANCY BREAD and BISCUIT BAKER, PASTRYCOOK, eta Bread delivered to all parts of Yarraville Footncray and Surrounding Districts. W. LA1NG, Junr Dairyman, ' Somerville Rd, Yarraville East. Pure Milk Supplied to re»ideuts of tho ■ district twice dailjj Trial Elicited.
EMPIRE DAY Picture Entertainment For Local Children [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Picture Entertainment For Local Children From the expression of opinion by several members of the Foot scray Council last Monday evening, it is more than likely that the child ren attending the local schools will be entertained at the local picture halls on Empire Day. The council has practically agreed to bear the expense of these entertainments. Cr McDonald brought up the , subject at the council table by slating that a lady had suggested to him that the children of the district should be given a picture entertainment on Empire Day. The cost of having the Grand Theatre he understood would be ^10, and another picture theatre had under taken to take the overflow for £A. Similar arrangements could be made for the children of Yarraville. Cr Fielding said that he had met some of the members of the Yarra ville school committee on Saturday, and he thought something cpuld b.e done on the lipes suggested. Fur ther consideration of the subject was deferred until the next ...
Debt Cases [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
I Debt Cases Orders were obtained in the follow ing debt cases at Monday's Footscray Court:—E. Kent (represented by Mr. Brocket), v. J. Ripper, £1 7s 7d, with 17s 6d costs; W. H. Birch (represented by Mr. Brocket), v. William J. An derson, £8 4s., with 13s costs; same v. William Bourke, £1 8s 6d, with ?s (3d costs; same v. George Lamming, £3 10s, with 7s Gd costs ;satnp v. J. TesLar, £4, with 7$ Gd ooats.
CHAPTER XI. THE SERPENT AMONG THE FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
CHAPTER XI. TUB SERPENT AMONG THE FLOWERS. The private apartments of Lady Champney comprised a suite of three rooms on the eastern .front of the mansion, and overlooking the sea. . They were on the second floor, di rectly over the drawing room, and opened off a wide corridor which ran Parallel to the main hall, and which was connected with the latter with a narrow passage. Lord Champney hurried along this passage, and made his way to the front room of the suite, the room which he well remembered as having been in former years the sitting room or boudoir of his wife. The door was closed. He knooked loudly. No one answered his summons. Then he turned the handle impa tiently, • pushed open the door, and strode into the room. It was a wide, high chamber, with a great bay window to the north—a continuation of the drawing room bay—with four long windows, one of them a quaint oriel, looking to the sea. The room was known in the house as the ""oriel parlour," but it being the private room o...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 16 May 1914
&lt;&$&&&&& * RIFLE N0TE8. ifc 3fc$3>3x$xSxS> ■■ MM BY "BULLS EYE: Footscray's Rifle Club shoot last Sa turday was at the 800 and 900 yards I ranges, under favorable shooting con ditions, in the teams matches some very fair scores being put up. The best of the Hay were: J. Joint, 66 out of the possible 70; J. McKenry, 65; J. Berlowitz 65, A. J. McDonald 64, C. Smith 64, J. Mastertoun 63, R. Hagan 63, L. Harrison'62, J. N. Mc Donald 62, Wm. Kennedy 61 and C. Mooro 58. To-day's shoot will see tho final for the Cuming Cup, 10 shots at 1000 yards, and the handicaps are: A. Macaulay 7, W. Stevenson 7, Q. Tan nock 7, W. Kennedy 8, J. Mastertoun 8, T. Mastertoun 8, G. McDonald 8, A. J. McDonald 9, R. McKenry 9, J. McKenry 9, 11. Hagan 10, J. Crop ley 10, C. "Henderson 10, L. Harrison 10, Nor. McDonald 10, J. McDonald 10, C. omith 10, C. Upton 10. E. Grav 11, G. McDonald, sen., 11, A. Robin son 11, P. Francis 11, E. Ward 11, F. N...