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SUNSHINE FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
SUNSHINE FOOTBALL NOTES. Sunshine journeyed to Royal Park on Saturday to meet North Melbourne District Club. Sunshine have been unfortunate this season in some of last years most prom inent players being absent through injuries, sickness and other causes. This was the case on Saturday when unrepresentative took ttie field at Royal Park. The result which was premeditated was a win for Nth Melb although the game was by no means one-sided. Best players for Sunshine were Dohey, Thomas, Mounsey, Colemau- Final scores were, North Melb District, 4-17, Sunshine 3-2. Goal kickers, McCarney (2) Montgomery. Sun shine expect to have some of their old players back for Saturday, when they meet Training College at Sunshine. Local supporters are sanguine of victory.
Lectures For Workers. Footscray Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
Lectures For Workers. Footscray Proposal. The Footscray Council, at its meeting on Monday evening, re ceived a letter from the local Workers' Educational Association asking the council to give serious consideration to providing Univer sity extension Jeeture?., for, the city ^5f'of '"BiX' illustrated lectures would be about .£24, plus the cost of hiring a hall, and the towu hall was suggested for holding the first season's lect ures. It was stated that other municipalities,—Prahrau, Fit/.voy, and Port Melb, had undertaken this kind of work, and had met with a large measure of success, As iome of the councillors in their individual capacity had expressed the view that educational lectures were desired by the citizens, the Association trusted that the council would give its hearty sup port to the proposal, The list of suggested lectures included the following: (1) The Human Brain aud Education; (2) - Red, Yellow! and White races, by Professor Berry; Geological time, by G- B. Pritchard;...
SUNSHINE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
SUNSHINE NEWS Wo 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. On the evening of Tuesday, July 2, at the Mechanics' Hall, Sun shine, an entertainment wiilbe held in aid of the building fund of the Catholic Church. After the concert, a dance will be held from 10 p.in to 2 a.m. Refreshments are to be provided. Messrs A. J. Dunlop and B. Craddock have charge of the arrangements
ART MILLINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
ART MILLINERS. MISSES RUSSELL and WIL LIIAMS, (late with Miss Savage) 10 Hopkins Street, Footscray. Millinery up-to-date at prices to suit all classes. Hats renovated. Miss THORNQUEST, Ladies' Milliner, late 10 Hopkins Street, has removed to 94 Nicholson 3t.| Footscray. . Hair dressed as usual. Combings made up. Klectric face and head massage. 1/6. Letters attended to.
HORSES OVERLOADED DRIVER FINED £10. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
HORSES OVERLOADED DRIVER FINED £10. I • • • • • A flagrant case of overloading horses was related to the Footscray Bench on Monday, when Harry Charlson, a driver, was charged with having worked horses which were overloaded. Mr A .C Secomb, who appeared to prosecute, said that defendant was employed by a large cartage firm. On the 24th of last mouth, defendant was driving two horses attached to a lorry in Napier street, when the vehicle became blocked, and another horse had to be secured before the load could be shifted. Constable D iherty told the driver to drive to a weighbridge where it was found that the load contained nearly 5H tons- The tare weight was 1 ton 2>% cwt. They were not able to prosecute the person who was really respon sible,—the employer. Dr McCarthy, J P —Who is de fendant's employer? Mr Secomb—D. Vaughan. Mr Mitchell, J.P.—Surely it is not right for a poor man to be fined and his employer get off. Mr Secomb—That often happens in these cases- The driven does ] ...
Railway Prosecutions [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
Railway Prosecutions On Thursday at the Foot scray Court, James Smith was fined 10/- with 7/6 costs, for ■having 0n May 2, travelled n a first-class carriage on a sec ond class ticket. For a sim ilar olience on May 25, Charles Griffiiths had a fine of 40/ with 7/6 costs, imposed.
NOXIOUS TRADES AT YARRAVILLE WISCHER & Co. EXTEND PREMISES RATEPAYERS' PROTEST [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
NOXIOUS TRADES AT YARRAVILLE W1SCHER & Co. EXTEND PREMISES RATEPAYERS' PROTEST ♦ * * ♦ * At Monday evening's meeting of the Footscray Council, a letter was received sigK$^y ^Deu^E. i~eeR'v*ueet, \ tfarhi j \ille. and 125 other residents of ' the locality, protesting against j Wischer and Co. being allowed to ■ use the building on the west side i of Whitehall sireet for the mami | facturc of artiGcial manures and I acids. The crushing of rock, the letter ad'led apart from i he object - | ionable noise made by the machin ery, filled fhe air with white pow" dered dust, which was highly dttrimental to both health and property. The fumes also caused discomfort at frequent intervals. If the near approach of such fact ories be allowed, the value of the property in the vicinity would be depreciated. Mrs Mary Fraser, 270 Whitehall street, also wrote asking the' couu cil not to grant the firm's applica tion A large number of rate-payers including Ex-Councillor J. W. Fraser were presen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
pf| FOR— MU " High grade Goods at low prices. „f. Birthday and J y - Wedding Presents. Post Cards, Station ery, & Fancy Gosds. LOW'S ANDERSON ST. FOR i ELECTRIC lights LAMPS. "The Osram" brightest and best The latest word in arti ficial lighting. 50 candle power 2/6 each. All sizes stocked, w. a low — YARRAV1LLE. — - CO - 10 LOW'S PUBLIC iSTOTICBS (/ t> M. r&Lt> iLDING, Cash Grocer'& Provision Merchant, !0 Canterbury Street, le. Ro&d,;.._ Y ar-r^yjji%-. w &lt;• i r'hone 116 nntsc.ray T ^lL0^~t I OH. I i Try our Teas Specially Blended bj' the Leading Tea Experts, Be variety in tlie District to diccfct-licm. Farm Produce a Specially , Wood, Coal and Ccke at lowest Prices, Families waited on and Orders promptly delivered to all parts of the Surronding District. We have been appointed,. Wood, Coal and Coke Merchants for the Civil service St ires Something for the long winter nights Gramophone and Phonograph musical instruments of all kinds. ...
Spring Balances. BUTCHERS APPROACH COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
Spring Balances. BUTCHERS APPROACH COUNCIL A. letter from tbe Master But chers' Association was read at the meeting of the Footscray Council on Monday evening, directing at tention to the present unsatisfac tory method of administering the Weights ai^d Measures Act. It was pointed out that .the trade_had certain. types of spring scales, relying on their suitability by the fact that they were stamped by the officers appointed. The Association con sidered th.'t when any discrepancy was found by an Inspector, it would be only fair tbat an order oe made to have it rectified, or, if that be impossible, condemned, and that a prosecution should onl> be launch ed if that order be disregarded. Cr McDonald moved that ;he letter be referred to the public vvoiks committee, and that the In spector submit a report. Cr Pearce—We have not suffi cient power unfortunately to deal with these people. Cr McDonald —Most of the dis crepancies are on the one side It is a matter that deserves serious con...
MOTOR CAR BURNED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
MOTOR CAR BURNED A two seate'r 30 horse power "Buick" motor car, valued at ^600, owned by Mr Colin Hrown, St. Hubert'^ road, Caulfield, was bsJly burned by fire ia the early hours of Saturday morning. The car -was being driven by Hugh Brown, son of the owner, who was accompanied, by two other men and a woman, and when approach ing the Stoney Creek bridge, the occupants noticed that the car had taken fire. A telephone call brought the Yarraville brigade, in charge of Fireman Antonie, to the scene, and they found the motor car burning'like a furnace. In a minute, the firemen extinguished the flames The body of the car wss destroyed, but the engine and wheels were saved- The car was. insured for .£300 with the Colonial ' Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
federal bakery anderson HT yarraville fancy bee ad and biscuit baker, pastrycook, etc Bread delivered to all parts of Yarraville Footflcrav and Surrounding plstricU. W. LA1NG, J""1 Dairyman, Soraerville Rd, Yarraville Eart. Pure Milk oupplicd to rcideuts of the district twice daijjj tfw 5akdt»l, j
Who Worked the Most? [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
I Who Worked the Most? 5 On 15 outlay at tlie Footscray Court, John I-1. Sellman pro ceeded againstiG. x1 eaouei-'stoiie for the recovery of. £19/15/ be ing . a claim ior wages due for working nine weeks and one 1 day, and board and lodgings. Mr Secomb appeared for com plainant, and defendant denied his indebtedness. Defendant—This is a contract job. Selman took it on a con tract. Mr Secomb— How long did Selman work ? Mr Mitchell, J.P.—What does it matter how long he worked if there was a contract ? Defendant— I was breaking up a lighter, and complainant agreed to come and work for a half sha.re. Complainant— You guaran teed me £2 a week. 'Mr Secomb—How ,do you base your claim for board and lodging '! Complainant—Defendant stay ed at my place for a day. Mr Secomb—He cdme ior a day, and you charage him a week ?—lYes. * - How much did you g it oat of the job ?—£11/6/4. Mr Mitchell—Don't you think you U'ot enough ?—No. Defendant—Complainant had two days oil for shifting. Complainant—Ye...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. The best place to go for— 1 Ironmongery, Crockery, Tinware etc. W. K RIDOOTT. 14 Anderson S31 roast , Y.A RR A V I L L Large stock oJ Paints, I Oils, Colors and paperhangiugs, Bo'iJSBtcs gfycn for Pahitiag, Papw'tmiigtej?. General ret>ai«
Prohibited Cow Area [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
Prohibited Cow Area A by-law was passed by the Footscray Council about a year ago, which was to come into force on July 1 next, prohibiting the keeping of cows within a specified area, The council later asked the Department of Agriculture to sus pend the operation of the proclama tion pending the council submit ting a re-defined area. Months have since elapsed, the subject being mentioned at almost every second meeting. All things come to an end, and at last, this sub ject has been disposed of. This prohibited area was re-defined at last Monday's meeting', and it is to come into force on July 1. When the matter was brought forward for about the fiftieth time, some of the councillors wished to defer it, but the Mayor said, "Let's settle it to-night," Cr Johnson moved that the area within which cows shall not be kept be as follows:— "South side Ballarat road, Gor don street, Williamstown road, Blackwood street, Sussex street, Kent street, Minnie street, White i hall street, River stre...
MELBOURNE (Flinders Street) to YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
liliiLLSOURMH (Flinders Stroet)' to YAKHAVILLB. WEEK DAYS—5.47 a.m., 5.63, 0.2 0.16, 6.81, 6.fiia 6.57,i»'..18, 7.40, 7.54a, | 7.58, 8.25, 8.48, 9., 9.34, 9.55, 10.24, 10.58, 11.28, 12p.m., 12.18, 12.27, 12.42, 1.5, 1.25, 1.45, 2.5, 2.30, 2.47, 3.2, 3.30, 4.4, 4.30, 4.^9, 5.5, 5.19, 5.20n, 5.32*, 5.3i, 5.45, 5.52, 6.2, 6.10, 6.27, 6.39, 6.59, 7.37, 7.54, 8.2S, 9., 9.34, 9.57 10.12f, 10.29, 10.57, 11.23, 11.40, 11.55. ; SATURDAYS—5.47, 5.53, 6.2, 6.16, 6.31, 6.36, 6.42, 0.57, 7.18, 7.40, 7.54a, 7.58, 8.25, 8.48, 9.0.i 9.34, 9.55, 10.24, 10.49, 10.58,11.17 11.43, 12.6 p.m., 12.15 12.26, 12.41 I.3, 1.11, 1.32, 1.44, 1.59, 2.7\ 2.20, 2.38. 3.2, 3.35, 4.4, 4.30. 4.52, 5.5, 5.30, 5.32, 5.52, 6.16, 6.37, 6.43, 6.59, 7.26f 7.56, S.28, 9.5, 9.34i 9.57, 10.12, 10.25, 10.38, 10.46, 10.55, 11.8, 11.23, 11.35n, II.40, 11.55 SU is'DAYS—10.20, 10.40, 11.10, (Bacchus Marsh) 12.55 p.m., 1.10, 1.23, 1.35, 1.52, 2.15, 2.37, 3.15., 3./5, 4.15, 4.45, 5.15, 5.31, 5.45., 6.15, 6.45, 7.15, 7.80, 7.45 8.15....
RAILWAY TIME-TABLES. EARRAVIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914
RAILWAY |TIME-TABLES. EARRAVII ' WHEK DAYS (Saturday excepted) —5.23 a.m., 6.15, 0.42, 6.54, 7-1, 7.13, 7.25, 7.31*, 7.41, 7.49, 7.5(5. 8.8, 8.15a, 8.19, 8.35, 9, 9.31, 9.-11 9.57, 10.33, 10.52, 11.35, 12.2 p.m. 12.20, 12.59, 3.21, 1.40, 1.52i 2.2. 2.28, 2.44, 3.3. 3.26, 3.47, 4.3 4.35 4.57a, 5.5, 6.24, 5.28, 5.46, 5.54, 0.6, 6.14, 6.29, 6.41, 6.57, &lt;.Z*. 7.10, 7. 26, 7.33, 7.43, 8.3, 8.29, 0.58, 9.24, 10.2, 10.32, 10.52, 11.81 11.29, 11.54, 12.20. SATURDAYS as usnal to 10.52, then 11.34, 11.57, 12.1, 12.15, 12. 19a, 12.26, 12.39, 1.5, 1.14, 1.27, I.44, 3.7, 2.1*1, 2.24, 3.31, 2.59, 3.18, 3.44*, 3.47, 4.4, 4.36, 5.5. 5.25, 5.46, 6.5, 6.29, 6.47, 7.3*, 7.10, 7.25, 7.32, 8.3i 8.27, 8.53, 9.24, 10.2, 10.32, 10.52, 11.8, 11.23 II.31, 11.40, 11.54, 12.8, 12.20, 1.14*. SUNDAYS—9.38, 9.54, 12.54, 1.40, 1.50, 3.8, 2.20, 2.33, 2.49, 3.17, 3.42, 3.59, 4-16, 4.50, 5.17, 5.47, 6.17, 6.47, 7.1, 7.19, 7.47, 8.16, 8.47, 9.16, 9.24, 9.32 9.40, 10, 10.20, 10.35, 10.46. * Werribee trains t...