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COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

COUNCIL NOTES' The Footscray Council met I on Monday evening, when the loliowmg councillors werepres-1 '?£e Mayor (Cr Drew), I 1'1(f1_fiu^ '^11, Jolmson, McDonald and Pearce. Among the letters received was one from the Post Master General s Department notify ing intention to cut or lop trees ln iSJabier, Morcland Hvde. Albert, .Gamon, and Cowper Streets, and railway reserve north aide.—Ur McDonald said lie would like to know what powers the Departmene had:— Tir"i^0^^S0n * cowers.—Cr. McDonald thought the trees should lie preserved as much as possible. It. was a mistake to put the posts so ; near the channel. The council was do ing its best to beautify the city, and the. Department should be asked to take as much care as possible. The surveyor said that he had seen the oilicer, and had ar ranged that any lopping shoold be done by the gardener.— Gp,undJ I ors^^c pressed satis faction witfi rlTrs arrangement. Royal Commission re Hous ing Conditions desired to know council's intentions ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE BIG ATTRACTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE BIG ATTRACTIONS Included in to-night's program for the St George's Theatre is a most remarkable picture of the New York money market, entitled 'The Price of the Neckleee"—the necklace was the whim of the wife of a big money magnate, and the price was—thousands of people rendered destitute and homeless; the scenes of the panic—stricken stock exchange, and the rush on the bank are thrilling to a degree, and the plot is a powerful one. In addition, there is another star drama, "The Masked Dancer" a capital two-reeler by Vitagraph, and another hysterical comedy by the Keystone Company, entitled "A Film Johnnie." "The Fight for the Great Diamond" is the big •draw card for Monday. Sensat ional and exciting, it teems with thrilling adventures, including a fight under the sea, between a swimmer and diver for the possess ion of the Great Black Diamond. "The Street Singers" a two reel Vitagraph is also for Monday. Keystone heads Thursday's list with a star comedy in two r...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Gordon Lodge, Free Gardeners. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

Gordon Lodge, Free Gardeners., The Jordon Lodge of Free Gar deners at their meeting on the list inst, Bro K. Hagan presiding, were visited by the Officers of the Bel - j gravia Lodge, and at the Invita ' tion of the R.VV M.. Bro Norman ' R.W.M. of the Belgravia Lodge conducted the business of the ev ening, assisted by his officers. There were three candidates for membership who were duly initia ted and four propositions were re ceived. The Hawthorn Lodge Rifle Team were duly welcomed being matched with the Gordon in the inter-branch tournament, the result was a win for the Got don, scores 222—209. After the match harmony was indulged in for a couple of hours, Mr F. Wilkie officiating at the piano. During the evening presentations were trade of framed groups of Photos of the Gordon Cricket Team to the President Bro J. Kennedy and the captain, Bro W J. McNeilage, G,D,M. Bro Hennett making the presentation in a very able manner. Bro McNeilage receiving and ac cepting in both the Presid...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

SPECIAL NOTICES. 3? JiCMREHCE PIHCHBH i-Vi- REC0f?D£O ay Tt/E DEffTAL BOARD OF V/CTQ$JA.;^^ iH, sY vtmMirM R?Ay"-B' ~ • -SPECIAL NOTICE. SUNSHINE RESIDENTS cannot do better than PATRONISE— J. w. McGRATH&Go "The Sunshine" GROCERS. PROVISION ND GENERAL MERCHANTS For all their household requisites, including Ironmongery, Furniture, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, etc, also WOOD ND COL ■ -1 r • i d;l iver ed daily at City prices. HOUSE AND LAND AG NTS. Sunshine Fruit and Vegetable mart Hampshire Road Mrs W. Roberts, Proprietress. Fresh fruit daily. Families waited on for orders SUNSHINE COFFEE PALACE. Mrs BEALE, Proprietress. First-class accomodation for boarders with home comforts, Electric light, hot and cold baths. Two pianos. - Tele 26, msmoderate. * "Blair Athol" HAMPSHIRE RD No 1 Sunshine Dairy. - F. MADLER. DEVONSHIRE and CORNWALL IlbS, supplies families with pure Milk daily ■Wholesome and Retail from her picked ' dairy herd. One Cowa's milk for in fants supplied. SUNSHINE EST...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

Attention is directed to the ad vertisement of Len. Walsh, who has opened ic business as a cycle and motor works in Gill's new buildings, Ballarat street. Yarra ville. ' Before purchasing boots and shoes inspect STEELS Boot Emporium, oppoalto the James Cuming1 Institute Yaxravillo- All leading manufact urers, Marshall, Goodwear, Stallord, Etna and othere. In great variety. Price, tho lowest, quality, the best. Established 88 vears. You so further ud i'PTJBLIC USTOTICKS.B THE "ALMA" STUDIO, "\-. V£;'Y :r,..: •■■••■»•*• Vv v, * 53 PHISLEY STREET, F0©TS(2R»Y. •the -Pcrfjlif; .'kijoS1— on Saturctays's and We give ^2 Post enlargement fa 7/,®» Artlstlc work done at sma P"ce at Platinotype. No extra charge : ';rv'Ior Rroops. Tel. 'Scray, 256" FREE—An enlargement given with each dozen Cabinets or Paris Panels. Presentation with Oak Frame, and pictures finished in artistotype 2/ per member. WANT TO GO TO THE "ALMA1 studio. H. C. LLOYD, Proprietor | '"There's Just | Time for ! • a Brink" Hege...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

ATHLETICS. A few weeks ago, persons in terested in the formation of a Harrier Club in Footscray were invited to liand in their names to the promoters. So enthusiastic has been the re sponse that a meeting is to be called on Thursday June 11th, in the Irene Hall, Albert street Footscray. As there is no re striction as to numbers, any one willing to interest them selves in the movement are re quested to communicate with Mr G. Mossop, .36 Pickett st., Footscray, or to the "Weekly News" office.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Progress Association Meeting Convened At Yarraville [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

Progress Association Meeting. Convened At Yarraville A., meeting of citizens of Yarra ville has been convened for Tuesday night next, June 2, at the Masoliic Hall, Yarraville, at eight o'clock, when the advisability of forming a Progress Assp:iatiqn jn Yarraville will be discussed, and should the formation of such an Association be decided upon, to elect officers, and transact other necessary bus iness. - Every local resident is urged to make a special effort to UiTpresent/ , " - - -

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
JUNIOR NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

JUNIOR NOTES The match between Yarravilie Baptists and Carlton Methodists played at Yarravilie was won by the baptists, the scores being — Yarravilie 10 goals 10 behiuds Carlton 3 goals 6 behinds Lewis, Caucaud, Patterson and Davies were the most successful of a team that was not up to their usual form. Goal-kickers for the Baptists were S. Jones 3, K. Davies 3, Henderson, Sutton. R. Joues. Patterson. To day the Baptists play Howe Cresent at Middle Park and as both these teams are un defeated a good game should result Van leaves the Station at 1,45 p.m. sharp. A. Verney, H. Smithson and A. Minns will don the Red and Black to-day, Last Saturday, 66th Infantry met and defeated 55th Infantry (Collingwood), on the local ground The final scores were:— 66th 17 goals 16 behinds; 55th 2 goals .4 behinds Best players for 66th were:—Redmond, Campbell, Cass, whilst O'Brien Williams and Free man tried hard to prevent defeat and were the mainstay of a week 5 side for 55th. To-day 66th meet 63rd ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, MAY 30th, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, MAY 30tb. 1914 Much time is unnecessarily wasted by our city fathers. Last Monday, after hearing a deputation the Mavor left the chair, and entertained the visitors in his room. MrSecomb, the council's solicitor, in the meantime, had arrived and council business had only been resumed a few minutes when there was another adjournment, this time for about half an hour, while councillors and solicitor con ferred in the "star-chamber." In this way, about forty minutes of the evening was lost to council business, and councillors wonder why Ihey are so late in concluding. • • B • * Six councillors were present whei? the bftsinas^ cjf th^^Ppots^raj^ Council conltnttfced on 'Monday evening, but Cr Fielding, who was suffering from a cold, had to leave about ten o'clock. This left just a quorum. After the "cow area" question w...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

* COURSING This afternoon, the Werribee Terrier Coursing Club will hold a meeting. Local coursers can jour ney by 2 o'clock Werribee train. « • • On Saturdaj , June 6, the Yarra ville Fox and Irish Terrier Cours ing Club will hold a meeting in the open at Spotswood, at the rear of Salmon's hotel, when s sweepstake, of 4/- each, with £lll/- added, and a local stake, of 2/6 each, will be run off. The Yarraville Greyhound Cours ing Club (registered N.N.C..) will hold itssecond'me'etingon Saturday nexti June 6, when the President's stake, 24 dogs at .£2/2/-, with a /5/5/- trophy added, is set down for( decision. Entries close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday next, and draw takes place the following evening. Orders in the following debt cases were obtained at Monday's Court:—-W. H. Birch v Henry. W. Watson. £9, with 13/- costs; v Victor and.Ada W. Hawkiu j£4/l0/ with 12/6 costs; v Herbert Wilkin, ^24/15/-, with 13/- costs; v Duncan Stewart, £6, with 13/- costs; v Walter Gell, £l. with 7/6 costs; v...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Rifle Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

Rifle Notes. BY "BULLS EYE: Footscray Rifle club's shoot last Saturday was 14 shots at 600 yards for the final stage of the B.C. Skidmore Shield, and after a close finish J Berlowitz conies out the winner with a total of 233 for the four best shoots out of the six, f, Mastertoun being runner up vvith 229, the next being Kennedy. -Smith, A. J. McDonald and C. 1 Henderson, with a total of 227 each. The shoot on Saturday was a very enjoyable one, as far as the weather conditions went, and some good scores were put up, the best being C. Upton who only lost one out of the black, T- Mastertoun 68.2.71), R. Hapan 67.3.70. I,. Harrison 66.4.70, A. G. Robinson 59.11.70, D. Robinson 57.13.70, D. Irvine 61.9 70, A. Macaulay 63.5.68, A. J. McDonald 63:4.67. R. McKenry 62.5.67, J. McKenry 61.5 66. J. Cropley 58-8 66, J. Joint 59.7.66, W. Kennedy 60.5 65, J. N. McDonald 61.4,65, J. Master toun 57.5.62, C Moore 49.12.61 Nor McDonald 53.6.59, C. Smith 51.8.59, A. Henderson 47 9 56 At the conclusion...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
(All Rights Reserved.) ESTRANGED or the LOST HEIRESS of the CHAMPNEYS. PART 15. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

(All Right..-; Reserved.) LOST HEIRESS ) of the / CHAMPNEYS. A Fascinating Romance, By the Author of "The Hampton Mystery," "'Sir Peter Bldoa, &c. I'AltT 15. I "No," said Dora, firmly. '"1 shall retain the money in'my own hands. The duty of providing for us both falls upon me, and it is accessary that I should be purse bearer." Mrs. Narr flushed with anger at this declaration, and burst forth with a torrent of vehement words, to all of which Dora remained insensible. "Whatever wants you shall shall be gratified," said the young girl, quietly, "'but you are not used to the possession of so large a sum of money, and I think it will be better if I keep it." "That's the respect of a daugh ter !" snivelled Mrs. l>'arr, rubbing her watery eyelids energetically and viciously. "Sharper'n. a serpent's tooth is a thankless child, as some body says, and he told the truth. That I should have lived to see this day ! My own child afraid to let me take charge of her purse." Shti snivell...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 30 May 1914

WARMTH AND COMFORT THIS WINTER f ♦ Cleanliness Economy, «nd Comfort makes a home a joy. GAS FIRES to fit existing grates. The passing of the household drudge. Domestic Labour saving appliances should be- in every home. Ladies who strongly object to winter fires causing smoke, dust, ashes, cleaning of grates, etc , have only to experience one winter with GAS FIRES to convince them that they have too long put up with all the drudgery and inconvenience of other fires. To be had from upwards. Maximum cost of fixing, 10/- Send for Estimates, or call at: - FOO rSCRAY GAS and COKE Co. Ltd. WHITEHALL St, FOOT CRAY, T#le 99 Ft'scray' Adyt. HRE Y©U PREPARED FQR WINTER? "NT OW the cold weather is coming on you will . 7 . ..be in need of something warmer to wear ; so come nbw because we can supply you no-mat._^ ter what you may need.' We have a stock of new winter goods that will please "all". The goods that we are offering for the cold season, are of good pattern, warm and above all are of goo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION A YARRAVILLE MOVEMENT PROJECT PROMISED WARM SUPPORT. INAUGURAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

PKO(jRcij ASSOCIATION A YARRAVILLE MOVEMENT PROJECT PROMISED WARM SUPPORT. INAUGURAL MEETING. lu. response to an announce ment in the "Weekly News" an inaugural meeting of citiz ens of Yarraville was held in .the Masonic hall last Tuesday evening to consider the advis ability of forming a Progress Association. The meeting was attended by a number of local business people and residents, '-vlio spoke enthusiastically o the proposal, and also promis ed the ■ movement their warm support. " It was thought ad visable by those present, how ever, not to form • the. Assoc iation that evening, but to ad journ the meeting until Tues day J une ] (j, when the: forma tion of a Pjrogi'fess Association will be proceeded .with and of , lice-bearers elected. Till- ~\Yr <j. hU M -!^UiVrCiect<;d chairman of the meeting. • . He said that whenever anything was wanted for the city, Yar raville was pushed' aside in the interest of 'the other wards The meeting. that evening was called ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

<$x$xSx£3*$xS> ^ ' TENNIS. Mt %&&&$&$> <$>&&&&&$>, &$>&&&&£ That the popularity of Tennis has found favor with sport lovers of Yarraville cannot be questioned considering' the marked success of .the Somerville Court Tennis Club since its formation claiming success from financial and • social stand points. This was most clearly evidenced on Saturday last when they, (the S.C..T.C) entered upon the final of a series of matches for the. ensuing season. The Keith Court T- C.'was played and much interest .was centered in the game. A large and enthusiastic muster were present to see a'keenly con tested game from start to finish, resulting in .a splendid victory for the Somerville Coutr, by 9 games. The latter Court was- represented by Missrs T. Sheedy, ~ A. Guest, D. Livingstone. L. Cooney, Messrs F. Maher, G. Pascell, W. Conquest and J. Grund...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CADETS PROSECUTED MR MURPHY P.M's ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

CADETS PROSECUTED Mil MURPHY P.M's ADVICE. Over twenty cadets were brought before Mr Murpliy P.M at the Footscray Court on Thursday. "1 am going to point out to you the advantages to be de rived from attending „drill, said Mr Murphy to the cadets. "You can easily put in your, drills in your spare time. A boy who drills, is preferred by an employer to the one who is a shirker. Those who do shirk their drills will have to be sent to Queensclili. This Act was brought in by every part of the community. To the credit of the Labor party it was brought in by them, and the Liberals also support ed it. 1 speak this way be cause I do not want any boy to disgrace his parents. You should act as decent ■ citizens". The excuse of C. l'\ Jackson the first oliender, was'that he could not get away from work to attend drill. Mr Murphy—Well you will get' away for twenty days to Queensclili'. F. R. Gathercole said he had an injury to his leg. An offi cer examined him, and reporteds that he could find n...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CONSTABLE ASSAULTED. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

I CONSTABLE ASSAULTED. % „ On Thursday, at the Footscray Court, a well-built young nian named Donald James" McDonald, was charged witn having", on May 31. at Yarraville, unlawfully as saulted Constable McPherson in the execution of his duty. Evidence was given by Constable McPherson, stationed at Russell street, that 011 May 31, he was visi ting a-friend's place at Yarraville. About 9 p.in, he heard a woman screaming for help, and on going to ascertain the reason he saw the accused, and a man lying on the ground. Accused appeared to have been drinking previously. Accus ed attacked witness, and struck him (McPherson) several blows in the stomach also struck witness on the forehead. Witness' friend had to come to his assistance. Mr Read Murphy, P.M.—It was a horrible, brutal thing for. accused to do. Accused—I did not know he was a constable. The constable, in answer to Mr Murphy. P.M,, said that his clothes were practically damaged. Accused—I wasjcrribly drunk. I hope you- willAiive ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

ATHLETICS. *4 This afternoon, the five uiile novice handicap in second team's race will take' place from the Caul field racecourse. Eleven local athletes iare expected to complete in the event. On Thursday evening next, at 8 p.m, a meeting will be held in the Irene- Hall, - Albert street, Footscray, for the foundation of a local Harrier Club- About sixty persons have.signified their inten tion of taking part, and as the support of several prominent gentle men is promised, the prospects are exceedingly good. Messrs G Mossop and S. Thomas are to be com plimented upon the move they made in establishing a club at Footscray, and we wish them every success. The Footscray Council, on the motion - of the Mayor, granted the application of Messrs . AVischer arid Co, on Monday evening- for-the regis tration of their premises under the Factories and Shops Act. The Mayor said the council had no other option. Before purchasing boots and shoea inspect STEKLS Boot Emporium; oppoalto the James Cumin...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
LOYAL WARATAH LADIES, P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

LOYAL \V Ail AT AH LADiUS,. P.A.F.S. The members of the above lodge held their quarterly meet ine on '.Thursday May 28th, Sister Mrs L. Bishop, W.M., assisted by Mrs Millichip D.M. presided over a splendid atten dance of members. Four candi dates were initiated and in structed by the W.M.; and thre propositions were received'. The principal business of the even ing, was the election of officers. The follow ng were elected:— W.M. sister Mrs Millichip ; P.M 'Sister Mrs L. Bishop; D.M. Sister Miss Arnold ; Chaplin\ Sister Miss G. Greenwood; Secretary, Sister Miss T. E. Greenwood; Treasurer, Sister Miss Smith ; Asst Secy, Sister Mrs Reynolds ; S. Supt. Sister Miss R. Eutrpoe; J. Sup". Sist er Miss J3. Aitken ; Inner< cuard ian, Sister Miss Tucker ; Outer guardian, Sister Miss Tiillock. Dual Installation of the above and No 43 brethren elect will take place on Wednesday June 17th, at St. John's Hall Pick ett street,. P.M's certificates and. picnic trophies, will be pre sents, ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

COURSING The Yarraville Greyhound Cour ing Club will hold its second meeting at Werribee to day, com mencing at 9.30. - On Saturday ,-June 6, the Yarra ville Fox and Irish Terrier Cours ing Club will hold a meeting in the open at Spotswood, at the rear of Salmon's hotel, when a sweepstake, of 4/- each, with added," .and a local stake, of 2/# each, will be run off. Mr J. Stanley's fox terrier "Bluff" was successful in winning the Light Weight Stake at the Werribee meeting last Saturday. Mr French, another Yarraville owner, was runner-up in the same I stake with "Black Spec." The Werribee Fox and Irish Terrier Club will hold another meeting on King's Birthday, June 8. commencing at 1.45, when a £30 plate and purse will be run off. Particulars are advertised.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
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