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CELEBRATING THE PREMIERSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
C'ELEBRATING THE PREMIERSHIP. 'The old office-bearers had chi?ge of proceedings at a very pleasurable smoke-night held to celebrate the win ning of last year's premiership by the Footscray Football Club, on Thursday evening. Mr A. R. I', Crow, president, was in the chair. Messrs J. E. Fenton, M. P., J. G. Aikman, M.I..C., and E. C. Warde, M.I,.A., were present, in addition to numerous representatives of the V.F.A. and association clubs, and the new pcnnanlt occupied a promi nent place in the decorative scheme so tastefully carried out by Mr A. E. Burman. Apc etising refreshments were provided by Ir W. G. Shepherd, and a decidedly entertaininag programme of toasts and songs was presented. )urin, the evening the V.F.A. premiership medals were presented by the chairman, and it was encouraging to lind that with the exception of one or two of last year's team, the players who won the premiership were in attendance to re ceive the reward of their efforts. At the committee meeting of the F...
UNCLAIMED LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
UNCLAIMED LAND. 'At the meeting of the Footscray Council on Monday last, St. Luke's Church of England, Yarraville, wtote desiring the council to take steps to dispose of land in Somer. ville road, consisting of lots 38 tI 4t, block i, portion 2, section S. Cr Jenkins, in moving that the letter be received, said that there were 20 years rates overdue on the land. He thought that at the very least it would bring ,3 per foot. He moved that the'council's solicitor be instructed to take action. Cr Bell supported. Cr - Pearce thought a mistake would be made in selling at present, as it would fall automatically into the hands of the council in 30 years, If the land was sold tie council would have to hold the money in trustt. It'was, he considered, ques tionable if it rould be a wise thing Sto sell it. The town clerk, in reply to a question, said the council must take possession of the land and hold it for 30 years. They could not do any thing till they had done so. Cr Pearce; continuing, s...
TWO PAIR OF RABBITS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
TWO PAIR OF RABBITS. At Thursday's court A?bort Bunnell was charged with being drunk while in charge of a horse and vehicle on March 7th, and on the same day, in company, having stolen twopairs of rabbits, the property of W. Angliss and Co. William Giles, carter, employed by W. Angliss and Co. stated that about 5.30 p. m. on Saturday last, hlie went into the Bay View Hotel for a drink, leaving his lorry loaded with crates of rabbits. On coming out later he saw the con stable with accused in a jinker. The latter said he was giving a chap a ride and he took two pairs of rabbits out of the lorry. Constable William Thomas Robinson said he was on duty in Moore street, and saw accused and another man in a linker alongside a load of rabbits be longing to Angliss and Co. Accused's companion stood up and took two pairs of rabbits out of a crate, while accused just sat still and held the reins. They then drove away, but when they got nearly opplosite to the constable he stepped on to the road...
SURGICAL BOOT NEEDED. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
SURGJCAL BOOT NEEDED. I r e I dit??i' of TIIK A?I\w I IRH. Sir,- We will be pleased if you will publish the information that to date we have only received 8£5 of the £8 we asked for with which to obtain the surgical hoot for the man for whom we appealed in your columns a few weeks ago. That there are those amongst your readers who have not yet helped, who will gladly do so when they know that we have not sufficient for our pur pose, we feel sure. Yours, &c., .1. 'T, BAGLIN, T. B. DIREW. F'ootseray, 12i//11 .
BRAYBROOK'S VALUATION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
BRIA YIIROOK'S VA1U.I TIONV \'Vahntion notic?, are hieing ,,mrved iat l ybrook.r , and an illlln tnl wIh:".. who have receivd then .o nsidlerahli' diis .satisfaition i-. eviden11t. Tw,"o. apprals lraybroo?k council, and hen ('r. Der hilll ~ i tI 1i i lllre are ihnluIlredI more to i ?1(1mi11 n-ne disputed t.h tatemnt. M r. Andrews., e ,'ret.ary, ,aid the 're 1 un, a lot. of trol ell over the valino t.n, simply beenti s? the council did not allow a, sufnllii(nt, nilnry for the ,oIition. Th,1 hart engaged a na1 to ,1o t1he ork and a duly app0 int,'d vali atr wias suprim , tihe liluntil hav inll no pllo er to interferi with it in Cr. Iloplhins: We have done so fri -In to ido the w ork, and I do not So li.1 W\hloleo valuation himself.
BUILDING REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
RUILDIN6' RErGULA 77TIO A'. Councillors on Monday last tackled the long-delayed and much spoken of building regulations, and got through several c:lauses, after long, tedious, and altogether unnecessarily prolonged discussion that in a num ber of instances could only be classed as farcical. It was sought by Cr I'earce to have a clause in set ted making it compulsory to build at least 8 feet back from the front building line-this with a five feet verandah allowing, three feet of gar Snlt paea'\ry desirabi clause and also to attain in any new sub divisions uniformity lor brick, wood, or concrete. Cr Drew supported this very strongly. It would give the occu pants, Ihe s-aid, mnore air space. "They should have air space all round the building if possible. 90 per cent. of the workers were paying rents. In diawing up these regula lations they wanted to protect the man against hiinsell as well as against his neighbor. He, the speaker, wanted to see a neat house with a nice little garden in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
SFOR REIIABL FOOTWEAR Yisit The Lfu-ling 810 Stores ! n l i t a 'le i.t1 -. \ ÷ SWANN'S CORiNE2?, PFOTSCRAY, Aono 170 , S ty 23h. Wi or 18 Also alL 170 Sw al St,, Hiclhmndl . Nh'\t WVindgor 18n2. THE 8 T 0 FT iMElVi ------- T T PUNSHONS first sold IT V' AS IN *ancy Goods in Footsoray. ©fi 8 6 1Since then slops have been ' opened and have (losed ag'ain ; rivalar hlave comle and have gone. Their Pi'jica have been undercut displays hu' ea boeai imitated, but their quality hac never ben equalled, their valuesa have onev been approached; their tone has nover even been threatened. -"- FUNS?3ONS is still tIhe old And Now In tvliable' Punshon t, ai'ter 58 1914 years (and spite of 53 nmostly dead rivals im mneasur?'Ably the best. The mn. -st at tractive and (Quality considered) the cheapest shop in Fcotocray, 141-3 NICHOLS?? )TREET. You will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the \Vinter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. He has a Choice Selection of t...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
UOUNUNL NOTEVS. With the exception of Cr Shilla beer (for whom Cr Harris apolog ised) all councillors were present at Monday's meeting of the Footscray council. The following conmmunications were dealt with: The \Vest Footscray Progress Association desired construction of Barkly street west. They had, they said, seen by the local papers that the matter had been discussed at the counciltable and they would like to see thc work pushed on with. It would, the Association said, open up the back country suitable for work men's homes;' it would be a great inducement to people to build and the council would soon . get a good
IRVING STREET. THE COST OF WIDENING £272/10/0. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
IRVING STREET. T'IHIE COST OF WIDENING .L'272/1o/o. The city engineer, in his report on the cost of widening Irving street as desired by persons owning property abutting thereon, submitted an esti mate of cost to the council on Moni day last as follows: North side, from Nicholson street to Leeds street, .31/314; Leeds street to Hopkins street, &lt;58; total 89g/14. South side. Nicholson street to Leeds street, &lt;t18/12t Leeds street to Hopkins street, 3[3- ; total i8./1i6/o. Cr Drew, in moving that the re port be received, said he thought the council should go on with the work as soon as possible. IIe would, he said, move accordingly providing the property owners interested paid the cost of the north side. MIr Neylan --They have already undertaken to do that. Cr Pearce seconded the motion, which was agreed to. return from buildings that would be erected. On the motion of the mayor the letter was received and the Aseocia ivu?rlc to' be iiforneid thiat the mat ter is...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FOOTBAJLL. '--4-L-·*-- Notcs by "hIALF FOUVARD," F'ollo\uing are the prouuiership fix tures for the forthcoming season which (as will he noted) commencec earlier than usual. It is probablo that prac tice matches will commenco almost at onco, while it will bho necessary for players to immediately placo them sclves in the hands of the traincrs: April 18: Brunswick v. Footscray. April 25: Footscray v. Port Melb. April 27: (Eight Hours' Day) Foonts cray v. Brighton. .Mlay 2: Hawthorn v. Footscray. May i": Footscray v. Essondon. May 16: Williamtuown v. Footscray. May 23: North Melb. v. Footscray. May 30: Footscray v. Nortlcote. Juno 6: Prahran v. Footscray. Juno 8: Footscray v. Brunswick. Juno 13: Port Molb. v. Footscray. Juno 20: Brighton v. 1'ootscray. Juno 27: Footscray v. Hawthorn, July 4: Essendon v. Footscray. July 11: Footscray v. Williamstown. July 18: Footscray v. North Molb. July 25: Northcote v. Footscray. Aug. 1: Footscray v: Prahran. Semi-final and final matches will be play...
PROPOSED TRAMWAY. DIRECT ROUTE FAVORED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
PROPOSED TRAMWAY. DTRECT ROUTT FAVORED). Iloforring to tho proposed tramway from Essondon, to Willianmitown, vin Footscrny, the "EFsendono Gaztto" lSnys; "Wo mtrongly favour tho direct lino, via Fnoteirny, from ntlo rear of tho Plrvning;tn grandstand. TIdeed, this is tho only routo worth a tlhought. Tho siggoation of a direct continnntion of tli presont nlect'ri routo at Mnribyr nonp; biridgo, by a ronnd-abont courso to Footscray, through vacant wnates, \nIdII merely bo catoring or n. loss and plnying into tho hands of land spel n ators, whilo per rontra the rount from thel back of thn grandstand would Cator to a Inrgn populntion all the 1n y. "Tt will only he looking for trouble if any Ilit tho correonct rolito he aelect e(d, so it. lhlioves 1the conforienci to clloono thl luosit payablo and host di rect6 route. Givon that Essondon hlin a propor linking up witl its own Ii;Iarnpst sensi.de ro.,ort, w' will (nll ieilvce' to renp tho advlantagel's that are now living gaii'ld by tho pr...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
ROWING. Th'lis aflornoon thy Esacidou IHow. ing Club aro holding thoir annual Four-oarcd Rcgatta at MIaribyrnong. A Jurgo outry bus been sent fronm the local rowing club, indl a imotor launch has been engaged to convey compuloti tors and supporters, leaving tho Foots. irIy Il owing Club at 1.15 p.m. sharp.
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. Amongst the debt cases at, fMonday's .ourt, was one in which a.Tnmn A. Tho ins was summoned by Wm. ?1. Birch, rcprisonted by Mr. Sccomb, to show lause for his Inailurn to pay, as ordered, a sum of £18 13s lid. Dofendant said he was employdl by the Ercncntion do imrlltmont and nerned £10 por month. lIe offered to pnay 1s. per month, and an order was madlo accordingly, with L'2 Ils (id costs. Ol.hor orders ,made wore:--W. H. Iirch v. Alfred W.' Hahonov, £10, withi 12s d?d costs; v. Cocil TT. P'allick, C; 10s, and 7s t(d costs; Gibbons and Co., ropresonted by Mr. Secomb, v. E. Connolly, 11 10s (id, and 28s costs; v. ,. .r.MI, urphy, £30 Os rid, and 20s costs; Anniio Dnnrow v. John Austin, C£2 12s (irl, and lls costs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
i l llI ltt Illl1 1111 1ltllll ll ltll llll Mi4h-Grade _ TAI?WRING l to Measure Our Stock of f l Suitings aSIl Is exten sive and we will' Strive to please the most Fastid ious. MUL.LDOON 108Nicholson St. footscro? III i llIIIII llllull lll illl l i fUll Ii llu l fliU lll iI Come to * SALEEBA Bros. Special Sale Which begins To-Day and Continues for a fortnight, Bargains in all Departments. All are invited to see our Window Display. Saleeba Bros. 8, 5, 7 HOPKINS STREET FOOT CRAY. Branches--67 Errol Street, North Melbourne & 324 Smith Street Collingwood. EUROPEAN AGENIU INDENTS promptly executed at ILownr.: Cash Prices for all kinds British ao Continental Goods, including Books and Stationery, Boots, Shoes and Leather, Chemicals and Druggists' Sundrles, China, Earthenware and Glassware, Cycles, Motors and Accessories, Drapery, Millinery and Plece Goods, Fancy Goods and Perfumery, Purniture and Upholstery, Hardware, Machinery and Mstals, Imitation Jewellery and Precious 31Icrso,...
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER XIX. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. Hy Sir William Magnlay, lart., Author of "The Red Chancellor, " " The Man of the Hour, " " The Fall of a Star, " &c. CHAPTER XIX. (Continued). With the word lie put a silvel histle to his lips and hlew a, shrill pall. Before the sniummni, s coased to found mien bega, to nlako their ap' 'oearaince froin all parts of the castle and its aplproaches. Men of deter mined if rutlianly aspect, mo st, 'of them n the dress of forester., all bearin 1 on thile left ::ii (tho badge o,, til,. hone lhey sierved, and all arii d w ith Ihunt ng cutlasses. They camie hurryin lin th tliterraces in a businies-like ianner, anld o at a sign fro thell unit, theo forine up ii do ubll line it the piitiform next above that where l stood. Tludovic told hiiil-eif that a tiore lltrilientll array of iiilh:i helie had never oset e;'est on or even i ilagined 'ollld exist. It took1 nt iaity seconds or thoni to i-semihle. and diurinig the ip'eatior, the Count, wateleil them ithl a set, gri...
FISH SHOP BRAWL. YOUNG MAN KICKED IN THE FACE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FISH SHOP BRA WL. YOUNG MAN KICKEID IN THEI FACE. Wheit a young man named Peter Cashin arrived in Fnotscray from Wed derburn last Saturday evening, he visited the Bay View Hotel, where he had a couple of drinks before close-up time. He emerged with a flask of whisky in his pocket and met Godfrey Ernest Callard, a local young man, who boasted two bottles of beer. The two swore eternal friendship in whisky, and Cashin offered t.o pay for supper if Callard would utilise one bottle of beer to wash it down. ICallard had erayfish, Cashin teal, and in playful mood, the former, after seasoning his supper with vinegar, poured some on Cashin's teal.. This brought about strained relations between the pair, but Cashin offered to let by-gones he by-gones and shout more supper if Callard would broach the second bottle. Finally words led to blows, Cashin was knocked down by Callard who, in his anger, kickeld t.hie Prostrate man twice in the face, cutting his lip and necessitating the insertion of ...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
PRESENTATION.V. On Monday afternoon representa tives of the Marino board. the ship ping comnpanlles, and at irrnmlber of (Gov ernment .officers, assembled at Scott's ifotel, to wish hon voynge to Mr. R, i). Giough, a well-known Footscray re sident, who was until recently ship wright's surveyor in the service of the Marine Board, anld 'Mrs, Gough. Mfr. Goullgh came to Australin nearly 30 yarnrs ago, and onne of his first im lorrt.ant, Aiustrnlian engngeme?nts was ,o supervise tlhe (onstruetion of the lady Loch-n vessel still to the fore for Mr. John Sloss, of South Mel honrllne, who was chairmann of Mon dav's funcition, and who at that, time was a nimember of the firm' of Sloss, Caimpbell and McCann, with yards at Iouoiseray. The presentation took the formn of a' gold muff chain for Mrs. f'ough andIl an iniscrihed gold sover eign ease andi a cllleqle forl the retired ollicer, to the value of .C115. Mr and Mrs Goiighi leave Footseray for 'Eng laind to-day, per as. Limerick. A pleasing...
SOLICITOR'S COSTS. DISCUSSION AT LOCAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
SOLICITOR'S COSTS. ........... " "-- - DISCIl;S1ON A'!' LOCAl, COURT. h ,I e li tile I eir back local ,llltiile, I l l le 110e voncl(.1lol apparently U1111. ill (he 41ggregirte sollcitors 1,-' pearing in debt dscs, where t\ ' e.hllu. of notion wl.s :I di,liflnored pr|mll s?Olry note, were too liberally treated and decided to allow only five shillings 'or' ;linini lis 111 ude llc1l o, ullld I11'- f'?i' :Iii1111ts l t-el" l. t r poi'. |li l'f s io) llll il (l1hltnlsl mul (.:n sut'd, for the rt'tgv'elry of C IIo did o11 i 1prollli, l·ry lltn l, clhi lll. n l 'tll .ir lltney letlll , tl. i l ith ril'.' or I rliling, 1d' .Mr. ?ieii° l c i \%-ho 1lqnvil eld loir eftlinplhalltI, aI fo' foeI alt fi ocket. .\lr. .\IMitl' lhl , I .Ir'.: lW e e? i ii. lI'. ( l i't h11111: Yiti i l C tl (ip illi lI hill' S.1 ilke. .\l. .hll il; ,0 h w li us Its1d.iy M r. ", eeni'llh: I.y Atel. f h ? hOitanll1III \vhi l lo prov hides i lhad oI l. i '.aIn l be l i h('e - ablt? l i Isroei or " ,fllt( lil't 1,resi ...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FIR ES. At 10-23 p.m. on Sunday the local brigade received a call to a house at 3 Stewart street owned by Mr Chas. Alden and occupied by Mr James Rey noldls. Eight men, under S.O., Mauger soon checked' the conflagration. The rear portion was severely damaged by fire and furniture by smoke and re moval. The house was insured in the Atlas Insurance Coy. and furniture for £89. On Thursday a call was received, per street alarm, to a building in Geelong road, near Jacobson's Cordial factory, On arrival brigade found a shed, and 12 h.p. Hanhard motor totally destroyed. The nearest plug was 1800 feet away so the fire was extinguished with a gar den hose. The owner is Mr J. H. Brien and the car was insured in the National Insurance Coy. of New Zea land for £60. Ten men with 2 hose carts and one steamer attended, fireman Payne in charge.
FOOTSCRAY POLITICAL LABOR COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 14 March 1914
FOOTSGRAY POLITICAL LABOR COUNCIL. The following officers were elected at a meeting held on Tuesday last:- President, Mr R. Collard ; vice-pres., Messrs A. V. Jones and H. Quinn; sec., Mr W. Studd; asat. sec., Mr II. Collard; treasurer, Mrs Bristowe ; committed, Messrs. H. Armstrong, Martin and Mrs Griliths ; auditors, Mrs Fitzpatrick and Mr G. Mayer; press corres., Mr H. Arm strong. A meeting of delegates from Hotham, Flemington and Footscray was held to form the Flemington State Electorate Council. Footscray will be represented by Messrs. HI. Armstrong as secretary, Mrs Fitzpatrick (committeeo), and A. H. Jones as delegate to the conference. A letter trom the United Laborer's Union in reference to Cr Jenkins' anti Labor vote on the Metropolitan Board seat was received, and Secretary Studd was instructed to forward copies of same to local press, The visitors from Ilotham and Flem ington complimented the retiring chair man on his promptness in despatching business, also the cordial ...