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ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
ST. GfEOflE'S THEATRE. Mr. Roy Iledgrave, wlose recital of The Picket Guard was suich a; pro lnoullced lsuccess last, week, .i alppar' Ing' again to-night ti , above theatre in dramatic recitals of extracts from Iam ols plays. Tn addition a hig program of excellent pictures is being shown. TLnt 'er' Iuck, a .1000 film of the fam ons Pendleton round.up, is thi main featuro for lMonday. This picture, the operators had to travel over 1700 miles to thn T'ondlnton rnnchl, where scores of unhandled colts and numbers of wild cattle are rildon, roped, and fought to a, standstill. To see t.ho real thing so clearly and so vividly, hap rning without any preparation, is de cidedly interesting.
FOOTSCRAY AND W'MSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOC. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
S FOOTSCOR.A AND WV'MSTOWN DIS. TRICT CHURCHES ASSOU.' IHydd Streot Methodists commenced a praotico match against twelvo of the Railway Audit Officers last Satur d&lt;ay. Auditors batted first for the small total of 28. Thoiagents of this destruction were: C. Sharp four for 3, T. Wilson two for 4I, F. Copplestone -three for 11, White one for 3, Geo. Graham one for 5. Flyde Street scor. ed 70 in their first attempt, G. White 19, G. Snadden 14 not out, being the principal scorers. Batsmen for Audi tors: Reade 12, Summorland 8; bowl ers, R. Blennerhnssett three for 10, Listen three for 14, Reid one for 5. Match concludes to-day. I.O.O.F. Buckingham v. Burnley resulted: Bucks, 87 and eight for 73 (innings closed) (Emmerson 28 and 34, J. Laughton 20, A. McKenzio 18 not out; Taylor six for 36, Hawksworth two for 22, Woods six for'30); Burn ley, first innings 100, second nine for 61. Burnley won. by one wicket and 1 run. J. Lauuhton seven for 41, A. Boniface four for 68, R. M3cMill...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
BOWLING NOTES, Footscray's A. team registered a meritorious performance last Saturday when they met Malvern and Caulfield at Caulfield and won very comfortadly, Wintle's rink doing particularly well. The B. team was due to meet Princes Park at Footscray and was looking for ward to the meeting as likely to efurnish their first pennant victory. But Princes Park failed to keep their engagement and though the locals secured a walk over as a result they would have much preferred a contest. On Thursday evening the club had a veritable gala night. Seven rinkis of visitors attended and were accommo dated by the locals. The visitors rep resented Sunshine and Alma aud some interesting play resulted. To-day the last of the pennant matches are to be played, The A team has a tough proposition to tackle in the Canterbury club, leaders in the section, and if they win, as they hope to do, they will thereby afford convincing proof that they are a stronger com hination than most people suppose. The m...
YARRAVILLE AND NORTH MELBOURNE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
YARIAVITLLE AND, NORTH IMEL. BOURNE DISTRICT. On Saturday last Yarravillo com. monced their last match before the finals are entered upon, against the above, and as t. result :of the day's play will havo to be on their best be haviour if they are to win. North, on winning the toss, decided to bat, and gave a really fine exhibition, occupy ing* the wickets the whole afternoon in compiling 211 for the loss of only seven wickets. The fielding of tho locals left much to bo desired, and if they are to land tho pennant this de partmeut will have to be cultivated as well as the batting and bowling. Those who obtained the wickets wore -?eck two for 4-1, Goodwin two for 47, Davidson one for 31, Norris one for 24.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
OBITUARY. On Sunday evening last deep regreot was expressed locally at the death of Miss D)ora Thompson, who had died during the afternoon, after en illness of only a few days. Miss Thompson had been a.' resident of I'ootscray for thirty years, and during most of that time had displayed a lively interest in the local Preshytorian Church and its conneelionsi, andrl prior to her decenso a; :; in charge of the senior girls' class. Miss Thompson wars for very nimany years a valued employo of Mr. John Blendall. The funeral took place on 'hI'iesday afternoon last, and in. the un. avoidable ahsence of the Rev. A. W. Butler, the Rev. W. R. Byers, of Yar rnville, condctled tho funeral service at the l'ootseray Cemoetery. Numer ol?s wrelothls, wern received; including ,onoe fI'lor tlh Presbyteriani Slunday school, and olin from her own ilans. 1Mr V. A. 1Vnrno hlid charge of the fun rni arrangeioments. Anothor0 old residont of Footserny, in the person of Mi-. Patrick Bannon, of the Railway Hot...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
HORITICULTURAL SOCIETY The March monthly meeting will be held in the Masonic Hall, on Tuesday next, when Mr Harold Engman, late foreman at the Fitzroy Gardens, will renew his acquaint. ance with the members of the society a, d will give an address on Climbers, both indo r aý d outtdoor. The coin mittee trusts that members will give Mr Engman a cordial welcome. The Autumn show of the society is to be held on T'uesday, March 3i, which is somewhat earlier than in previous year:.. Schedules may be obtained at the meeting. I he February meeting will be remembered for the excellent display of pot plants and cut flowers. The committee desire that record be eclipsed at this mestinp.
MARKET DUES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
MARKET DUES. -------- 4- As previously arranged, a deputa. tion of the Footscray Fruiterer's Association headed by Mr Brown (president) waited on the Footscray council on Monday and asked that no alteration be made in the charges already in operation regarding mar. ket dues and hawker's fees. Mr Brown said he thought rate payers were entitled to more con sideration than outsiders. They helped the town along. Outside men only came along to the markets and purchased a lot of rubbish which was hawked around the sub. urbs. He had to pay £2/o1/- per week rent. Most of the deputation owned property ; lived in the place, and had to pay heavy rates. Cr Slillabeer-Cheaper this year. Mr Brown-Yes, thanks for that. Most of us have to leave home at 2-45 in the morning. He would like the dues to remain as at present. Mr V, Neilscn, Mr G. Williams and Mir S. Gibbs also spoke. Cr Shillabeer said that he would move that the council saw no reason why i he dues should be altered and that the council ...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
Footscray's club shoot to.day will be 14 shots at 300 yards, for the 5th stage of the Cuming Shield, and the handicaps are as follows:--J. Master. toun, ` T. Mastortoun, 3; J. N. Mc Donald-T 4; Nor. McDonald, .1; G. Mo. Donald jun., 4; R. McKcnry, 5; C. Henderson, 5; A. J. McDonald 5; J. Uropley, 6; Wni. Kennedy, 6; L. liar: risen, 6; J. MoKenry, 6; F. Nichol son, 6; W. Stevenson, 6; J. Swift, 6; A. Cuming, 7; R. Hagan, 7; C. Smith, 7; E. Gray, 8; A. Hender son, 8; J. Joint, 8; A. Macaulay, 8; 1. More, 8; C, Upre, 8; C. Upton, 8; Q. Tannock, 9; E. Ward, 9; J. Ber. lowitz, 10; G. Hills, 10; D. Fraser, 11; J. T. Jackson, 11; F. King, 11; G. McDonald sen., 11; Alex. McDon ald, 11; R. iIcEwan 11; A. Polton, 11; F. Powne, 11; A. Robinson, 11; IR. Arrol, 12; P. Francis, 12; D. Ir vine, 12; Andy McDonald, 12; R. N. McDonald, 12; V. Mortimer, 12; It. Orr, 12; A. Garlick, 13; G. Hender. son, 14; Geeo. McDonald, 16; A. Mc. Donald, jun., 16; D. Rogers, 16; J. Rogers, 16; W. H. Jackson, 16.
SOCIAL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
SOCIAL EVENING. Members of St. John's Lodge, Footscray, along with their friends spent a pleasant evening in the Masonic Hall,. Leeds street, on Tuesday evening last, when an ex cellent programme of songs and recitations was provided, Mr W. Gallant acted as director, and the following proyided the musical items: Mi-s Berry (r, citations), Miss Aston, Mr .Hooke, Mr Mitchell, Mr New. bold, Mr Abrahams, and Miss Amos (pianiste). The whole of the songs were nicely rendered, but special reference should be made to the recitations of Miss Berry, who was the " star " of the evening. She has a plea-ing manner, and her rendition is all that could be desired. At the conclusion of a hearty vote of thankls to the performers, refreshments pro. vided by Caterer Shepherd were partaken of, and then, atter an im promptu lodge ceremony, ladies officiating, the hall wad cleared for dancing and a pleasant couple of hours spent.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 7 March 1914
DEATHS. THOMSON-On 1st March, at the Mel- bourne Hospital, Dora Thomson. sister of Thomas and Herbert Hanna, of W.A. &nbsp; BEREAVEMENT CARDS. Mr. J, F. HANAN wishes to particularly THANK Dr. R. Lane for his skill and at- tention also Dr. Box lor his assistance, and Nurse Thompson for her kindness during his wife and infant's illness at " Blair Drummond, " Grieg street, Footscray. reTcpsona : 51 rootscray. Che tdvertiser. PRINCIPLES BEFORE MEN. Footscrary, Saturday, March 7, 1914.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FIHORTICULTURAL SOCIETY ''I'io March moeeting of tlhe' hove ie1s hold 1at the Masonic 11hll1, on unesday evenling, the Presidenlt (Dr. 1. IBox) in the chair. Amongst the 'orrespondence, read wns a collllnilnilei tion from thel Hon. Victor Nelsmon lood, Privnto Secretary to the Stalte governor, Sir Arlthlur Stanley, intinmat ng tlhat Lndy Stanley hnd consenlted ,o perform tio opelning cerllemony inl onneotion with the A\ntumn Show, to in hold on tihe 31st MLlreh at thlt lnsonic IT?nl. iMr. 1I. ,,ngman deliv rced an interesting and instruiictive lee luro on, Climbers, aiild e ntiolied thl, 'llowing as likely to do hest, in orl listrict in the open:- -Tlhe llignoniias gralndlilorn, GuilfoylCei. nd 1Iilllehyi 'eeoma?s (roese and eapreolnta), Phase Ilns e e';c unlhl (sllil c!reoper), Dinn ,etti; licolor, Ilynenspermnnn jn,?ulinoidn which liso maikes ;a fln pot pInnt rained on ia wire hallloon), lllndo hillea snav'olelns, thei maIIiuihins, 1ani he l onmgainivillena (the heost of whieh e o...
ANGLING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
ANGLING. The local club met on Woclncsday igI. aIt Plough IIQtol. Good number If lomnimbrs .worn preselt, anid final r. 'angonments weore malde tfor outing to. orrow, when the club and their riends and wives journey to Haw. horn ten gaLrdons by motor boat. The ee-eolond trophies (Dolahunty and 1enniss) were fished for without nuic Oss, the warnl weather proving too nceh for anglers. Reports to hand rero: Bream still catching from rcce :ourso south, but not in largo num mors. Mullet aro now very plentiful ibout the bridges; some of the shohls' ire small.sied fish, anc nnglers should ske notice that theos fish should ie ?oz. iofore they oan be taken. Ficn chhnipper are hbinhg caught on Light iip Reef, and silver' brei. mrell' fairly ilentiful rear of haths. To-day Doln cinty trophy cwill be fished for on the IvoT.
FOOTBALL CLUB. ENTHUSIASTIC ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FOOTBALL CLUB. EINT'HUiIS.\iI'1C ANNUAl I IHIET ING. (11' the lmny Itllnual leetlin?s hela II lhe 'lots8r;lay F'ootblll Chlub, nlle laie bI11ne resposiiible for such iii ;l tellllllllce, llld for such i display ofi mlthtsinslllh, as that held eln \loulaly ulghl hlsl. The wvhiilong 01 lithe prP ilh'ership liist yealr was, i , iiiurse', rl, sponsilhilo. In soihe degree, biIt tlterest wles IImoire directly sltirrld by recentl developlUlentls In coniectihn wItlh the electiol ofI olhers. This eaturei of the pl'oceedings \\va relldereil iiio thlll l usully impll)Ortant, Iasise lthe two IhipTor'tanii olllces of se?retalllry ainId treasllurelr .JIdll beelon reoderedl Vielll0t by tle rdtlt'tiellt, through pressure of business, of il'LMesrs. A. GreenwoodJ olld A. Turner, amnd by the 1strenglh of the nollminllltions for the Colinllitlei, ilItii, a1 II rlesult, the polling booth at the 1oeledrlil l.ounge waI slmply lie sieged by nletimbiers anxiolls to 'recordl lhchli" Votes. There were no sllr...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
BRA YBROOK COUNCIL ----4-- Nothilug of vry 41reilt. himportlcilile Ir'allspiredi at Mounday s mietliin rii ilie ltriaybrook Coouell, hutl. a Ilmss iof :iiihnies w;s i trianaiiim td In tllhii elsy goilng hlt efrl'ectiy' style thilt coillincillors I I thit slitl cII ondl11 l their IlllllIIu iclp l al 'irst . 'or IhlHII l.i 1 ruies of dliate have no tlerrors: points of order ;re few mi1id fllr lietw'en, anlld whleli ltiken ivre usunlly lightly brusli ed :iitlde. It Is no i11ciiiCniiOll thiing to llld three or four councillors spleak ing or oudel'ioui'?ulitig to spelk ill. I ho sllnn.a llo, while others Iercllncll e i carryltln o1n illOn'anllllted colveorsatloll iat the other lnd of the table, l'iit aitd this is tlIe -Iimpolrlliýl polnl-tlioy got.' il re; iall n110 lllll .l ln ol Ithe •whtlol tile; bulsiiless "of thIl shlro Is dlonlt with in i co:illlltsollnso * lmanner., . Only C. i' Mssoei was i bsell oil .lMolnday whili6 Cr Miuiis we as n alib soutllto ifter lutiifl. " Cl'. . McKlly,...
WATER FOR MAIDSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
WATER FOR MA1JDSTONE. The prolonged spell of dry reathtbr put residents ,of Maidstone to great. incnvoenienco owing to wator tanks running dry, and Cr. Pennell put p a. forcible but unsuccessful plea fr sonimthing to be dono on their :bblf. I'ho councillor named said that twelve months proviously tho council had do cided to placo a stand-pipo in Ballsrat .road, Maidstono, but becauso tho )rieo was higher than expcptcd nothing had boon dono. As ta result rdsidents wore paying 10s per load of 200 galliis for water cartago. This sovoro dr.fin on their ,resources would havu beon con sidorably lessened of the standljip~h-lad boon provided. 1-H moved chat tlle providus resolution bo givm' oeffect forthwith. Or. Cranwoll secondtled an-l Cr. ilun ro supported, hut Cr. Dtlhmnni spokc gloomingly of the C200n1 overdriaftl: others spoko hopefully oftlho prospclcts of rain. Between thle -vo tlh mlotion was defeated. Later on tilhe miotio Cr. !Robinson hpoko of th.ll nIled foi a hotter water suip...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. DENTIST T. Gough IAS REMOVED TO - Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw s, Grocers. 'Phone Footscray ?1,1. IVYr. J. L. COPPLESTONE (Rec. by Dental Board of Vie.) DEN (AL PRACTITIONER. 117 BARKLY STREET (Past HL[oepers) P. E. SAINSBRURY, L. D. S. Bly Exams. M elb. IUniverait Dental Surgeon a Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES, & W. G. SHEPHERD, CATER ER, "'Roseville," 85 Paisley Street, Footscray. Urockery and Catering Requisites on hire. Tenders for Wedding Breakfasts, Ianquets, Socials,Garden Parties, Picnics, Smokltoights eto, Up-to-datuPlant. IL treconuloedations. Tenders any district. P'hone, 278 Footecray. SHAVINGS (;IVEN AWAY. Suitable for Horse Bedding. Shaw's Chair Factory, Pilgrim Steeot, \Vest Foot scray. WHYPAYRENT When you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms in any part of the district, or lany suburb, for Small Deposit and the Balance as rent frolm E. A. WEILAND Builder and Contractor, " The Gables," Cr.Paisley &...
LABORS' IRON RULE. CR. H. JENKINS EXPELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
LABORS' IRON RULE. CR. H-. JENKINS EXPELLED. Another special meeting of the Yarraville'Labor League was held on Wednesday evening to consider the position of Cr H-. Jenkins, con sequent upon the action of that member: of the council in voting against the remaining Labor mem bers in the council, first in regard to'a reduced rate, and secondly, in voting for the re-appointment of Cr F. E..Shillabeer as the representa tive ot Footscray on the Metropoli Board. It is in the latter act that the branch considered it had the offend ing councillor by the heels. Cr A. J. tearce, a member of the Party, was a candidate on that.occasion, and a clause in the pledge that Laborites take provides that in every case members must vote for the Labor candidate offering. For a breach of this pledge it was desired to expel Cr Jenkins from the branch rather than accept his resignation, tendered prior to the lastC vote complained of, and the Central Executive, approached for guidance, stated that the branch...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
Last wook thei doputation organis-i od by tlio West IFootscray Progrei Association complained to thi Railway Commissionors of tho irrogular running of trains on thi Williamstown line. They 'woro astounded to rceoivo tho reply that tho records did not bear outl tho complaint. With all duo re seect to the records, it maiy be statOl thait it is a. imatter of conlnioi know Iedgo that for onoths pa1ist it has bioen impossillo to forocilst at what tniom any given train would recch Mel bourno, and that lpasosengert have boon forced to journoy by a. train earlier than usual to, na far lus possible en sullre rachliing tlhe motropolis in timn for business. But if proof were uoed ed of the justioo of the comnplaint it lhas boon forthcoming during the past week or so. On Wednesday week for ex unmplo, puis.iinngers took their soats at Flinders street, in a. train due to do. part, at 10.291 p.m., and renained in the train, .at th> stationl, for 40 min utes after tho spocified time. Other train...
THE CITY STREERTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
THE CITY STREETS. The Footscray city engineer on Monday last submitted some inter esting, reports regarding work said to be urgently required:---. The cost of tar-paving Berry street would be 1ii ros. Buckley street, £11 15s. Metalling, Railway street, 685. ChanneJling east side of Gordon street, from Geelong road to Buck ley.street, C43 Ios. Cr Harris thought Charles street also required attention and should have been also reported on. The engineer will attend to this ,by. next council meeting. . o?tSe~inpodrarry "repairs WAo. nder, son street, arrangements had been made to keep it in order till the spring. Mr Neylan said he would: suggest wood- paving the tlhorough fare for a width of 16 feet from the railway gates to Ballarat street at a cost of'X675, Regarding Hopkins street, pro vision had been made for sufficient metal to keep it in a fair state of repair until the estimates' are passed. The .eport was received "nd adopte;.
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
TIME TABLE. Ioor.cracvo 1Melaournt, (b'linder Sf. 5 28 a.m.---36 2o-- 47 -6 50-7 6--7 18 7 30-7 3J' -7 46--7 54. -3 ra--8 8- 20oa 8 24-8 4o-9 5- -9 36-9 46-I- 2 o38 --10 57 -rr 40-12 7 p.m. 1231 14-r 26-1 45-- 57--21.-2 258-2 49 3 9"-3 31--3 52-42-4 40-5 2a--5 to 5 2o--5 33--5 51-5 59 - 6 11-6 19-6 34 6 46--7 2-7 8- 7 15-7 31-7 38, 7 48-8 8-8 34-8 58-9 29-ro 7 10o 37-10 57--11 131--rI 34--1 59 --12 25. Saturdaysas u.:ualo It o57 a.m.-- I 39 122-126-1220-12 224a-r-2 31-12 4 I io--I rg--r 32- 1i49-2 12--2 16-2 29--2 3 4-3 23-3 49'---3 52-4 9--4 4?-5 5 30-- 51--6 10--6 34-6 52-7 8--7 7 30-7 37--S 8-- 32 -- 58--9 29 ro 7-I1, 37-1o 5,--Ii 13--rr 28 S6- 45?- It n -12 13-- 1225- :unday? 9 ".6-- r 9 t.m ti 59 p.m, t 45 I5-2 3-22- 2--3 -254-322--347 I --.I 21-1355- - 22---5 5-6 22-6 52 7 5-721- 752- -21-: 52-921-929 9 37-945--Ic 5- r 2---ro 40-o051., "\Verribcc to Sp,,ncet 5t. a Spencer St., only. I. Fridays only, f'Irainn leavc eehhton a min, earlier, Var. raville 5 min., WVilli :, ,I ., 20...