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INTELLECT STILL CLEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 10 January 1914
INTELLECT STILL CLEAR. The storm was over, but the doctor was busy with the sufferers. Among them was a young woman who had been hurled against a stone wall, and who was still unconscious. "I have witnessed the effects of many a cyclone," said the physician to one of his assistants, as he bent over the woman. Before he could say more, her eyes opened, and she spoke—into space. "T'he cyclone is a rotary storm of widely-extended circuit," she mur mured. "Its centre is frequently many miles from its outer limit. This storm was a tornado, and —" Here she became unconscious again. "From Boston?" whispered the at- tendant, and the physician nodded.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 10 January 1914
DEATHS. KEAYS -On the 2nd January, 1914, at &nbsp; her mother's residence, "Abington," Mac- kay street, Footscray, Marion Sorata, the dearly beloved eldest daughter of Jane and the late Edward Keays, and siter of Frank &nbsp; Edward, Rachel, Jessie, Stella and William, (Interred privately on 3rd inst. BEREAVEMENT CARDS. SMITH -Mr. and Mrs. Smith and family desire to thank their many kind friends for letters, cards, floral wreaths, etc., during their recent sad bereavement. 160 Charles street, F'ootscray. Mr and Mrs F. W. ENGLISH and family, of "Dudley, " 24 Cowper street, desire to convey to thteir many sympathis- ing friends sincere thanks for kindly messages, visits, telegrams, letters and floral tributes during their sad bereavement and to Dr J. Ramsay Webb for his unre- mitting attention, IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; In loving memory of W. S. Johnson, who died at "Fernlea, " Droop street, on the 8th January, 1899. Inserted by a Friend. &nbsp; &nbsp...
SEASIDE TRAGEDIES. BRAVERY OF FOOTSCRAY RESIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 10 January 1914
SEASIDE TRAGEDIES. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BRAVERY OF FOOTSCRAY RESIDENTS. &nbsp; Residents of Footscray played a part in the rescue work both at Altona &nbsp; Bay on New Year's eve and at Point Lonsdale on Saturday last. According to the evidence at the inquest on Thursday, Messrs Chadwick and Miles, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; of Yarraville, battled bravely in a boat &nbsp; to reach the men thrown into the boil- &nbsp; ing sea at Altona, but were again and &nbsp; &nbsp; again beaten by the waves, which &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; where eight to ten feet in height, and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; they braved death all the time in their &nbsp; efforts, unfortunately unsuccessful, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 10 January 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit The Leading Shoe Stores in the District: SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY, Phone Footscray 235J. Also at 170 Swan St., Richmond. Phone Windsor 1892. &nbsp; &nbsp; .........BEAUTIFUL......... &nbsp; PRESENTS AT PUNSHONS CHINA! GLASS I ELECTRO! UTENSILS! &nbsp; Brunswick, N. Melbourne, Prahran. Sunshine, Williamstown, &c. &nbsp; --- Goods Packed for Rail --- Deposits Talcen.: Goods on Hire. Punshon's, 143 Nicholson Street, FOOTSCRAY, (Evan Rees' Hardware Department) &nbsp; You will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, &nbsp; PRACTICAL TAILOR, M... ...are you. He has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. His Address is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) -----Ladies' Costumes a Speciality.---- &nbsp; .. KING'S .. &nbsp; The CERTAIN REMEDY for all kinds of Rheumatism Prove on enquiry to Mrs Style...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
RIFLE NOTES. l'ootscrtay's club shoot last Saturday 'tas I.t shots at 3)0 yards for the fourth s(tage of the Cuming Slhild. Thltse to reach the pcssible with handicaps were:---1 McKonry 64 6 7. J. Cropley 63.7 7o, C. Smith 6o.S.7o, T'. Mastertoun 63.6 69, A, Henderson 60 8 6S., O Upton 50.8.67. C. Moore 58.0 67, J. lIecrlowitz 56.1 .67, J. T. Jackson 56' i.67, J. N. McDonald 62.4.66, W. Kennedy 6.5 66, R. Hagan 57.9.66, A. J. McDonald, 60 .5 , G. Henderson ,t2 I3.65 G. McDonald jr. 59. 4.. 63; . MIcKeanry 59. 4. 63; C. H-Ienderson 56 5 6; A., Pelton 51. 9, 60; A. G. Robinson ,17. 5o. 57; J. Joigt 46. 8. 57; D. Irvine 46. xt 57; W I-I. Jackson 4. It4. 55; G lMcDonald 4o. z4. 54; F, Powne42. it. 53; A. McDonald jr. 36.16 5t; R. McEwan to. II, 57; and P. Francis 36, 14, So. The leg in for the Club Trophy was won by J. l MclKenry, who also secured the first prize in the two shoot aggregate T. Masturtounand C, Snlith being 2nd, and 3rd. respectively In addit ion to the above shoot 14 mem...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
BOWLING NOTES. It must have conic as a shock to Footscray bowlers to find the journal oublishle. ex clusively for that sport recommending them in future years to rcecognise their lack of abilily, and instead of entering teams both for the A and B sections, to enter for the C or third grade section, Having proved themselves good enough for that the writer says, they could go up to the It eec tion. \Vhile the advice seems a severe reftlec tion upon the capacity of lootscray bowlers I -and was read with snorts of indignation, no doubt-the melancltholy fact remains that neither of the local team hashas yet won a match this season. This, in itself, appears to show that they have Ilown too high, and must convince these capable of btin conl vinccd that some alteration is necessary. For Footscray to be heaten Saturday after Saturday is not creditable to the district, and while they continue to enter a team in the A section there is no liklihood to be muchlt improvement. The secret is that F...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
WVILLIA AMSTOWN RA CBS. The Anniversary day meeting of the Willia??stown Racing Club will be held on the prettily-situated seaside course oin Monday, 26th January. An interest ing programme of 6 events will be run the principal event being the Anniver sary lHandicap. Special traiis will run to anld fromli the courise, stopping at l'ootseray and Newport to lpicik ulp andlll sut down passengers.
DEATH IN HOSPITAL. NOTHING TO EAT FOR WEEKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
IJ?ATIT IN IiOSI'IT'AL. Ni)TiIING TO EAT Fl)R WEhKS. On last ;unday wreel a maii who said his llnle was 'Peter MciD)OnlId. and his a;e 1| years, but. who ailnared to have no fixed place of abode, neyond the statement that he hadl friend.- at Wil liamstown, was found wandering along Dynon road by Sergeant Smelchler. lie was arrested(l on a cha'rge of drunken ness but on arrival at the police station it was seen that he was in a very bad state and Dr Downing being called in advised his removal to the Melbourne hospital. Belfore leaving the man said he had been idrinking heavily and had had nothing to eat for weeks. After lingering a week in hoslpital McDonald, who had been gradually sinking, died on last Sunday morning and after a post-mortem examination the coroner decided that an mrquest was unnlecessary.
WIFE OR WIDOW? A CLAIM FOR LAST YEAR'S MAINTENANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
WIFE .OR WIDOW? A CLAIM FOR LAST YEAR'S MAINTENANCE; ' A peculiar case engaged the atten tion of local nmagistrates on Monday, when Sarah Thompson sued her hus band, William Joseph iThompson, for £26117/6, being l7/6I.for rates paid on a -lock- of land at Pakenham during the last 9 years and 101 per week paid for necessaries of life during 'the last 12 months. Mr Secomb, for complainant, stated that Thompson deserted his wife 9 years ago and had not been seen or heard of by her since: He might be alive or he might not and the proceedings were taken so that if an order were obtained the ground belonging to him at P'aken ham could be seized to satisfy the order. Defendant had been advertised for in The Age and a sulnlnons had also been served on his sister as his nearest living relative. Mr Secomb also pointed out that the act made provision for a case of the kind and asked for the le cessary order. The bench was not so easily satisfied however, and after much arguing and despite Mr S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Mesdames Johnstone and Alderman (late Miss Patrick) DRFSSMAKERS and COSTUMIERES to2 Cowper street, Footscray. Costumes a Speciality. Fit nd Style Guaranteed. I)bROTIOAL GARDIENER late Bowh ng & Green Caretaker, Footsoray. Gardens kept in order by day or contract. Thomas Grace, 54 Albert Street, A. GOODWIN, Late MVanager with EXHIBITION BOOT COY, Begs to notify his numerous friends and the public, that he has commenced busineess a a .Boot Merchant, In Grand Theatre BUILDINGS, Paisley Street, Footsoray. Where you can get Melbourne style at lesa than Melbourne prices,. An UD-to-date Stook of Footwear always on Hand. -A TRIAL BOLICITED For Electro-plated and Fancy Goods Including Vaeos, Cruets, Onainouts, Bronze Figures, ])iunnr aud Ton Sets, Olock SetP, Ladies' Bags, Purses, Writing Cases, Albums, Bibles and Prayer Bookd of all denominationu. Call and inepoot the stock of A. G. GREEN, Late Troweak) 151 Nioholson Street, Footsoray. --IEarly mornine dalivery of The A'gue, Weekly ...
HEALTH IN THE HOME. THINGS TO BE REMEMBERED IN TYPHOID CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
TII[NGS TO BE REMEMBERED IN TYPHOID CASES. In nursing typhoid fever, the fol lowing very essontial points should always be borne in mind : That thoughtful care is necessary. That, the disinfectanto orderdc are faithfully used, as neglect in this particular spreads the disease. That. the patient's mind is fragile, and unplcasant; news and emotional tidings should never reach the cars of the patient. That medicine and food must be taken regularly, and that tact and senso are necessary to accomplish this. That no draughts or air should cross the sick bed. That the air must be pure, and temporaturo of room kept, day and night at, 68 dog. Fahr., unless the doctor orders otherwise. That, during convalescence is the time to put, in your best work and cure. That the mother, sister, or nurse in charge of the patient, should have sufficient rest and recreation.
U.F.S. DISPENSARY. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
U. F.S. DISPENSARY. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. The fifty-ninth half-yearly meetihg of the committee was held on the 9th inst. at which the following were elected and installed as office-bearers for 1911 : President, .1. McKenzie. I.O.O.F. ; see rc tary, E. L.ee, A.OF. ; treasurer, It. H. Moore, .().().. .; executive com mittee : P'. lIapgan, (.U.O.F.(. T. Grounds, A.N. A', ). Phillips, Al. U., Yarraville, J. Grilliths, I.).. Foots crav, D. T. Sl;aw, M. U., Footscray, I. 'I'. lowell, 1.O.OF., Ilraybrook (ex olficio.) In the lifty ninth half-yearly reportl re'ference to the cash statement shows that the total receipts with an asses men,. of IIS for male nmembers and widows with children, and 1/3 for single women -was £1 89.12/2, which includes thi credit balance from previous half year of £701 10/9. The expenditure for same period was £1701/15/2, including t61.1/5/- transferred to building account leaving a credit balance of £192/7/- to carry forward to next half-year. In regard to the build...
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER XI (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
RU PERTA. A ROMANCE. BY SIR WILhLIAM M1ANAY, BART., Author of 'The Red.Ohancellor," "The Man of the Hour," "The Fall of a-Star," &o. CHAPTER XI (Continued). " If that was your idea, ligihnr?-s," he replied, " you might have attribut ed my seenling avoidance to the con sious?iesi that, my society might not be welcome." She laughed. Rleading in his eyes the effect she was worktug, she took care to keep him under the spoel. " Since whoa has Captain lido VOl IHollmar grown difflident " " Sinco. his Priucens showed him clearly, it intentionally, that his colupanlly \\ oilly welcno m1i atL mclltims to I lll e ." Still ntiarting under the trick, he could mnot resist the taunt. But she lightly ignored it. " A1 moans to ani end? Is not that thlle rasou of anil good companionship? What better end than pleasure?" 'Though thoe voice aol hall confiden tial manner thrilled himn almiat to in toxicatiuon, he knew that time words were mruibbling ia:d inincore, that th. womana was lghting or ...
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
SUDDIEN DEATH. SA man named WVilliam Kerr, 51 years of age, of 83 Utlckl*y street, Foot;cray, died unexpectedly in the early hours of Monday last. Deceased had been conm plaining for some time previously of internal pains and on Sunday became so bad that Dr Box was sent f:or. 'T'he Lolice were informed thail deceased had een drinking moreo than was good fEor him since Christmas and as Dr Box de clined to give a certiticate as to tile cause of death the body was removed to the Melbourne morgue. It was sub sequently ascertainled that death was due to natural equses. l)Dceansed leaves a widow aud three children.
Vegetable Ivory. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Vcgetablc Ivory. The cultivation of vegetable ivory, or corozo, is an important industry of Elquadlor, where some 20,000 tonis are producedt anrnually, of the value of ?240,000. It is a hard sort of albumernn produced by a palm" There are. two kinds of corozo, lhat of Guayaquil and that of Carthn gcna. The latter is of the lessor value. The grains or nuts grow iu fours, and are of the size of a fowl's egg,. Germany uis I ti be the chief market for corozo The chief uie corozo is in butt,: msaking, and 60( kIilos, ur 13601bs., of buttions repro soul. 3,600,01OU l,. of c'oruzo. Abolut 30,000 person are employed in the industry,
INGROWING NAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
INGROWIN; N.\IIS. For sore ctoes fromn ingrowing nails try dalily application of hIlydro gen peroxide, and w;ear ;a lose slihoc. It often happens that in piproper tr'uIming of he nails is re ,ponsible for this iribihl. \Vhere lhe dilliculty is long continued, p!:I'e a sinill plidgtl of C(0IIton in1" Ir the uil. To remove the sore In,2';, mioi,(iii thel plcdglet with vase line on which has Iben pI'i?rled ai drop ,of plritni of camphor. t By keep ing the cllhon unaler the nail for a little whih2, anl tr'hmming qthe aill square inltead of rouniling, it is likely thai it would soon rowv out mnd the it rlble \\will be removed.
FOOTSCRAY DRILL HALL. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
FOOTSC.JiC' Y DRZILL H.1LL. T:, the Editor of Tue Anvi)\r'IISE&lt;. S-Sir;--I notice that the Footscray Drill Hall is to be officially opened on Saturday next (17th inst.) and this leads me to ask a few questions on the subject of drill halls. In the first place is the building, to be open ed as stated, the outcome of the big effort made to raise funds for a drill hell some time back ? I ave a clear recollection of a big effort being made; of one firm giving £50; of a local friendly society giving £io ; of a tattoo being held at the Western reserve, and a very fine affair tdo; of a grand ball being. held at \Villiams town; of picture nights being organis ed; of great quantities of printed matter advertising various functions being circulated; of elaborately paint ed signs gracing the advertising hoardings; of evidences of money be ing spent like water. If I am not mistaken the Government afterwards decided to erect the desired drill hall and the local council provided the si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
I'PECIAL NO'TICCEi. - The Pioneers in BOOT VALUE S Nowhere is to be founb anything like the Quality and the Un-to-dat Fdshions As'offered by us. - A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE. S WANN'S Shoe Stores WANN'S CORNER,...... Nicholson & Barkly Sts, Footscray Phone Footscray 235J Also 170 Swan Street, Richmond. Phone Windsor 1892 The Palace of, Dainty Sweets 25 Barkly Street, Footscray, IS NOW OPEN with a Nicely Assorted Stock of Choice Confectionery and Fancy Chocolates. Try Our ' Unrivalled" Theatre Box of Sweets. Importer and Manufacturer. '?''-·'----I- ·-"'" - - Have you tried STEWART S It is Delioious. Try one to-day. Splendid Cure for Indigestion. Price 3d per loaf. ASPHALT NG DONE BY MORAN'S STONE CRUSH1ER, i~ t:;?Nicholson Street; Footscra'. Tel. 218. Trade Supplied.. Work Guaranteed. H I. E. Caldecott and Son, No. 86 NICHOLSON STREET, Footscray, Sworn Valuator. Property Salesnmen. Money to Lend,. Large or Smnall Sums Easy Re-payments. Rents Collected. Insurances Effected. Teleuho...
FATALITY AT SUNSHINE. BUSINESS MAN KILLED. RUN DOWN IN VEHICLE BY BENDIGO EXPRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
2 FATALITY AT SUNSHIAE. BUSINESS MAN KILLED. RUN DOWN IN VEHICLE BY BENDIGO EXPRESS. One of the best known business men in the township of Sunshine, in the person of William Charles Bat ten, ham and beef merchant, met his death shortly after mid-day on Sat urday last under tragic circum stances. Consequent upon the scat tered character of the residential por tion of the district deceased did a good deal of his business by visits to customers and in the course of his Saturday round had occasion to pass over the cattle-pit crossing on the Bendigo line, leading to Anderson's road from King Edward avenue. Perhaps because he had previously crossed at that point scoles of times before Mr Batten neglected to take the precaution of looking out for on coming trains. Instead he drove straight ahead with the result that the covered in waggonette in which he was seated was crashed into by the 12.15 p.m., down 13endigo express which, at that point, usually dashes through at from forty inles per ...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
W5 WIJIJfING. The Footscray Amateur Swimming Club will hold their 5th annual carnival at the bathing house, Hoipetoun bridge, on Saturday, Fehy. 21st, when an in teresting programme of 8 events will be submitted as follows; Boy's Open Handicap, 50yds.; Maiden Handicap, .0yds.; Prcsldent's Cup (members); F'ootscray Handicap, 50yds.; Diving I-Handicap; All-Clothes Race ; Pillow Fight on Horizontal pole ; District Ladies' Championship, full dress. En tries close with Mr J. A. Greig, hon, sec. At the local court on Thursday Alex. Nelson and Walter White were each fined 5/ for not having the wheel of their vehicle chained; while for the some offence Leslie Michael abd Leslie Muss were lined 10/ and Hlorace Reid (two charges) 10/ in the first and 15/ in the second,