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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
iPECIAL, ,OTICOP., C. FORGE, ANNUAL SUMMER SALE OF GENERAL DRAPERY At the White House, Nicholson St., Footscray Where Unprecedented Bargains await you. And in addition we are offering to per cent. discount ,or cash In 21 days: 3d. off 2/6 6d. off 5/- 9d. off 7/6 I,/-off o0/- . 2/- off 20/-, Qoooc . _ Shirts and Hats 0SMART HAT SHOP MiVILLINERS, Wish to notify that on and after January 27, their Business DISPL BARKLY STREETOOTSCRAY OF Shirts an d Hats AT THE nSMART HAT SHOP Telephone 2 09 Footsoray0 Cr p.1I. r ll d-Sd r0 NOTICE OF IREMIIOVAL. 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 19 BARKLY STREET, FOOTSCRAY whore they will b te able to mate a Better Display of all the Latest Fashions and meet the aonvenience of patrons. n m akrs and secondhanP; d, at -'.Pr '.e.,i., homes NO is un ly Ahency for H IutrhAia of thiIGHO GORAE THE UAtRL M:SSN.JIR PIANO i built in, Soiientifia lrii...
DRIVING OVER FOOTPATH [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
DRIVING OVER POOTPA T Driving horses and carts, across foot paths is becoming a practice in the district, and in his effort to combat the evil the inspector had three drivers before the court on Thursday. The first, George Weston, was fined 10/ with 2/6 costs, but William Brodie and Robt. Chalmers who, with many others, have been driving across footpaths alongside a pitched crossing, causing much damage, were each fined t.0o- with 2/li costs.
COUNCIL TENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
COUNCIL TENDERS. The council advertised tenders for the construction of Ferguson. street drain (for which 5 were received), and the erection of a pavilion for the Yarraville Tennis Club. The former was referred to the engineer for report, and Cr McDonald sug gested that the latter be carried out by day labor. Cr Harris said those interested were giving their own money, and they should re-advertise the work. Cr Shillabeer said he wanted to assist the Club all he could, but they must adhere to all the conditions. They should open the tender. Cr McDonald wished to know if Cr Shillabeer would suggest doing a thing that was never done before. They had one tender only for the Swimming Club building, and the work was done by day labor. The Town Clerk was asked for a ruling, and suggested that the tender be referred to the engineer with power to act. Cr Shillabeer said that if the standing orders were that they could not open a tender when only one was received at the first time of asking. ...
WANDERING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
WANDERING CATTLE. At Thur:iday's court the following defendants were fined for allowing their cattle to wander :--M. Facey, .I heifers, 5/- per head with 6/6 costsa ; . .Jacob son, mare and foal, second offence, 15/ for mare and 5/- for foal with 1I/6 costs; H. Fenton, I heifer, second olfence, 10/- with 2/6 costs.
FOOTSCRAY v BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FOOTSCRAY v BRUNSWICK. The first eleven commenced a match at the Western reserve last Saturday against the strong Brunswick team on a wicket that reflected much credit on Mr Hopkins, the curator. Brunswick won the toss and opened their innings with Hyett and Dowl ing, to the bowling of Mason and Johanson, Play opened quietly, the bowling being very accurate. Oft Mason's second over Hyett had a life, a hard chance of stumnp ing was missed by the wicket keeper. The batsmen now settled down and played a very careful game till the score reached 56 when Hyatt was bowled with a good ball from Lohrey, who had relieved Johanson. The Footscray players wore pleased to see Hyett go, his perlormance of is against them last year being fresh in their minds Hogg joined Dowling who was batting very solidly. Runs began to come quicker with Hogg in so Mason was relieved by Leeds. Dowling did not last long with Hogg, as he was well caught by Simmouds oil Lohroy after making 40. Green, aleft-hander wi ...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
BO WLING NOTES. 'NOTES BY "JACK 111ui." It was hot last Saturlday alternloun and the 'oot?cray greei ??s "'last." lit the words oif one playr, it was like bowling on a sheet oi glass. It is when such colittiti?s p'trVeail that thel galll o bowls is mo0st. Citlltitlli, and It is thlereore lighly crleditable to thi F1ootscray A tiaa Ilhat they sac. ceeded in (lolluing .\lddlle tarl'. All through it was a; nard lought contesnt. i'o L ootscriay rinuls we\on ;ahliatd at the start; two fell behind, but as tile two sulccessful l'ootscrlay rinks had a larger majority of points it their fa vor than the tw\ao succe'blitl \'isiting illiks, the tricolors a\\o thle llatell by l, pls. \\Wallaces rinlk, comuprisig '1. Smith, 11. t(iiths, \\, Rogers, aid 1'. \\ allaco (c.), was largely respoistblle lor the victory, scoring ?l poilts to Ilt, which mnust be regarded as a splen I iti peroroilnieO. Lngi?lsh's fourl didll iwell to linisll l ahlatl of thllir otippon 1nts, aind J'orgo's rink biy sticking ...
FOOTSCRAY AND W'MSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
FOOTSCRAY' AND W'MSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSN. The match, on the fesult of which hangs the premiership ot the above Association. between Hlyde street Methodists and New port Metho iists, was commenced last Sat urday. Newport won the toss, and made what proved to be a costly mistake in send ing Hyde streut to the wickets. It was a tribute to Newport's bowling that Hyde street took the whole afternoon to score t7o runs for five wickets. In the compilatieni of this total, T. Holmes played a fine innings for dIo not out ; going in when the score was one for t. Others who batted well were -Geo. White, 29; R. Lawry, o7 not out. The bowling for Newport was done by P. Powell, five for 55 ; G. Regel son, o for 24 ; R. Regelson, ndne for 38; I C. Williams. none for 24. The match cen eludes to-day. Yarraville Baptists n:et Victoria street Methodists last Salurpay on the former's ground. The result of the day's play is as follows :-Yarraville Baptists (1st innings), 4 ; G, Lewis, 3 ; E. Owens,...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
LODGES & SOCIETIES. At the meeting of loyal Footscray lodge P. A. F. S. Bro. A. Swift presid- ed. Two new members were initiated and a large number of visitors from North Melbourne and Williamstown branches were present. Business was completed as early as possible in order to hold a fruit soiree which prov- &nbsp; ed a great success. Appreciated items were contributed by Mr. A. Bishop and Bro. T. Knowles. Trophies were presented to Bros. Maltby, J.Aston, J. Stone, T. Johnson and H. McDonald. Dancing was also indulged in and alto- gether a pleasant evening was spent. "The Cricketers Auction" is the at- traction for next meeting night.
OBITUARY. MR. HARRY COX. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 February 1914
OBITUARY. &nbsp; MR. HARRY COX. The death of Mr Harry Cox, at his residence, 84 Alexander street, West Footscray, on Sunday last removes from this district a much esteemed and like- able resident; a man of retiring dispo- sition but withal a citizen of a splendid type. Deceased, who was 68 years of age, had occupijed the post of assistant rate collector to the municipality for some 21 years, and in that capacity was a conscientious and careful officer. A score of years back he was much before the public as a member of the old Foot- scray Dramatic Club which performed weekly at the Royal hall to the delight of large audiences. Associated with him were Messrs. J. Fotheringham, W. T. Devine, Geo. Spence and the Misses McCann, all remarkably capable ama- teurs and in the parts suited to his somewhat serious demeanor the late Mr Cox was very successful. In later years when the club forsook the boards &nbsp; and the performance of thrilling drama was dropped, deceased beca...
FIRE AT SUNSHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
FIRE AT SUNSHINE. Whon mploysr ofT the Sunshiun HTarvester Works reoahed l Ti Foots cray station on Friday morniing thrn found posted thoro a? noio Io t he effect thatd owing to a fire at the works during the night, the retablisllshnm would be closed for the day. ThI fire broke out in tih whool-niking dpartl mont lato on Thursda.ty night, and the Sunshineo brigado and wol'ksholp, corps wore promptly in attlelndanieo. The Footscray brigado, under St.at.ion. officer Manugr, with engine, hIosne (!;It and eight nlon were also on the scene as quickly as possi)lo. and a, hlrdl tight with the flmless enanod. ft. is practically cortnin that but, for the early action tankn the wholo of the valuable buildings and plant, would have suffered seoverely, but, i it nwas theo cnflngration was provonted from spreading, and just as the engines worn about to leonv I headuarters to comne to the a.ssstanco of those in Rat tendnnen, they rteoived tho welcome messago: "Fireo under onntrol." It is estimate...
SUBWAY AT YARRAVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
SUBWAY AT YAR1AVTILLE Somnn timo ago the Railway Com nlisjsionolrs wioro skied to p10 orido a. nuclh-ucledl subwnay honoath the Wil Ihamstown railway lino at, Bllackwood street, Yirravillo, mid-way hotwoon tho Anderson stroet, gatje anul Franois atrcot subway. A rportl on tho coat of podaestrian and vohiceulahr subways was obtained, and an offar to con struct, a poiletrian siubwa.y was mIad nonditionally upon re(sitcld.t moast di roctly honofited, or theotouncil, lvawr ing half the cst?. Locaily it, ways re cognised that. anytuhing Is than a v,. Ihicular auhbway would h insuflicient, to moot tlio nools of a growing lortlit.', and since then Mr-rs. H. Dohorty. (G. Strottlo and J. T. Borlowiz i haivo, as a commitioo, boon working tih mnattor up, with tho result that in hand and and promisild they havo praitf rally the half-cost of a vehioular rsub waiy availabhh-snuh.sribald by resident-. The estimated cost of the siubwa.y wan £320, and it, is the intontion of those concerned to wait,...
RECKLESS MOTORING. MISTAKEN IDENTITY SUCCESSFULLY PLEADED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
RECKLESS MOTO RING. MISTAKEN rDENrTITY SUCCESS. FULLY PLEADED. On Friday. ovening, the 6th inst., constornation was canusl in Nii'holson stroot by the action. of ia motor.cyolist In driving along that crowded thor oighfa.ro at, a groat, rant of speeood. Poople scantoreod in all dirc-tions to got oub of the danger rmne, and that someone was not seriously injured is duo more to the activity of Footsaray residents than the sense of the reck less motorist. The police caught a man named Andrew Roach in the street the samo ovening, anti ho was charged at, the loal court on Thurs day with driving a motor cycle ou the wrong sidn of the road; with fail ing to give audible warning of hia approach, and with driving in a. man nor dangorous to the public. After evidence was given by Conistables Brennan and Robinson, a queltion arose as to whether or not there was at sido-car attached to the motor. Tho police said thoro was not,; defendant said there was, produced a receipt for ropairs to side-ca...
RAILWAY REQUIREMENTS DEPUTATION TO COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
RAIL WA YR EQUIREMENTS DEPUTATION TO COGMMISSION ER8. iOne of thoe lmost imlposing deput?a tions that has waited on the Commnis sioners of Railways for some tinme was that frontl ootscray and Sunshinl oll Tuesday lshnt. Tho visit was the result of tho entorprising spirit, displayed by the \\est Footscray Progress Associa tion, which roalising the lrgent, nocxl for an improved servioo on the Sun shine line, especially as regards an early morning train, enlisted and ob tained the support of the Footscray and Braybrook councils, the Sunshino Progress Association and the Bray brook and dMaribyrnong Association, the former being askod to secure tih attondanco of parliamentary reoprosen tutives in addition. Mr. Wardo, M.L.A., introduoed the deputation, and Crs. Drow, Harris and i'earce wore also presents. The various speakor. put, a strong caso forward. A man eminloyexl in tho mnotropolis, and having to comnmence work st 7.30 a.m., they said found it impossiblo to reside at, Sunshine, in ...
SCOTTISH THISTLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
SCOTTISH THISTLE CLIUB. The Footscray Scottish Thistle Club held their monthly concert in the Royal Hall on Wednesday of last week. There was a very large attendance of mem bers, also visitors from kindred societies. Miss Iso Neilson danced the sword dance, Miss Grace Neilson, the Shean Trubhais, and the Irish jig in tine Scottish fashion. Miss R. Alba, a fine talented vocalist, sang " Whistle and I'll come to you, my lad," and " Sing Sweet Bird," and was encored for each item. Mr J. Coleman sang "Hail Caledonia," and responded with " My Land." In the second part he sang "The Battle of Stirling, ' and as en cores, " The Black Watch," and " The Lass from the County Clare." He re ceived a reicht gude welcome, and delighted the audience with his fine voice. Miss Jessie Cromb, a contralto, sani " Annie Laurie," and " My Ain' Guid Man," while in the second part she sang " Jock o' Hazeldene," and again had to respond to an encore. Mr Robert Johnstone, A.L.C.M., gave some splendid selectio...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
IIELI YOUR TOWIN. Talk about it. Write about it. Ielp to beautify it. Buy all you can in it. Remember that by assisting trades' nmen you help the place along, Keep your money in the place. Sell all you can and buy all you can at home. The men who have invested in stores, workshops and other business places are building up the town, and they should be supported.
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. At \Lullndy's Colurt ordters were Umade in the following debt cases: P. \VW. English v. F. V. Harvey, C50, with 23/i costs: W. ii. Blirch, repre senteled by ?1r. SLecoth, v. .V. Gultre., £7/0/ti, ith 4l -10/ costs: v. . Wood ford, £1, with 10/- costs; v. It. Kelly, £ 10/7/0, with 13/- costs, v. 1. M'Veed dan and G. Lawson. £10, with 13/ costs; v. C. Howlett, £5, and 7/ti costs; a)\ is lland Co., represented by MIr. L. I1. IHick, v. G. Bradley, _2/iI/0, with 15/- eosts; T. \I. Newbirt' V. Karl Irvine, £4-/7/6. s\ith 2/6 costs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
IIPCIAL NOTICES, - The Pioneers in BOOT VALUES Nowhere is to be found anything like the Quality and the UD-to-date Fashions as offered by us. - A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE. S WANN'S Shoe Stores WANN'S CORNER,...... Nicholson & Barkly Sts, Footscray Phone Footscray 235J Also 17o Swan Street Richmond. Phone Windsor x892 I IllIIIIIIIII ll iiuIIII l liilull lHigh-Grade = TAILlRING - to Measure / Our Sto?ik or .ý Suitings I 1 Is exten sive and we will Strive to please thl most Fastid ious. *ENIRY MULDOON 108Nicholson St. footscra - " illinlll IIIIIIIIl8id ll ai ll11111111111111111(il 1 1 111111. 'Phonoe foot cray 31. IVI Z. J. L. COPPLESTONE (Rec. by Dental Board of Vic.) DEN [AL PRACTITIONER. 117 BARKLY STREET (Past Hoopers) DENTIST T. Gough HAS REMOVED TO - Corner of liopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw e, Grocers. P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. By Exams. Ilelb. Universit Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS. CROWNS, BRIDGES, & W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, "Ro...
YARRAVILLE STREETS. IN A DEPLORABLE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 February 1914
YARRAVILLE STREETS. IN A DII'LOIfRAILE STA'I'TE. S'rlhe city` surveyor, in reporting oil the condition gf streets leading to the Y;rraville Station, said Itht: they were ibdly cutl, ul by the excessively heavy trallic du' to cartage of for tilisers fromn Ihic Varlotls works there. The council shoul, 110e said, at the carliest moment, Interview the Rail cway Doeiartment, for the puriose of inducing. themn to complete the loop line, so fthat. this trattlc might bo car ried by rail direct from 'the factories. Falling this, it. would be necessary to pitch certain strooeet Its it would Ire riBloesus mluetalling them. Councillors unuinimously decided that n inutoerview wifh the railway autlborltiels bIe arranged as early as possible.