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CRICKETERS' OUTING [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
CRICKETEgRS' .OUTJK( The Foolscray Cricket Clnb joiiricye2d to Blackbiirn lastI Salurday to play the12 locnl cl11b, and were met by Mir H-fayes, thec secretary of the club. .InOliuded in tile, FoOInts.2iy raini, wort: 1 . Colupiiptle of colts in fnor. C1l22nood and .tIll Sini ilb. Fri i C1oppte'toie wa, al cll mI wiit I'212 ctrl )).1 stoii.i'121211122 I· 21)2 :.1) 12121221 II 71 ,( :1 2111:1 itla IthlrtJ won the In-., a'~ nd rc tine( 7 at thce tcn. l~cl the o toile the' our. tlln .y half bout at k in 1 ii . The ll 1,121 nllet', Ii 2. 2lt 1y F ll2.1 l 1'2l21111 1211 d 1 ,.21 I 1 5', '2221' ill tliii: I he ', ioll" I 1 .t2 hll '-2 F.t, C11111 21 ii.) ·i,,lc 1112 .122 1 1' 22,22 igi'12 1112d lilci ,tout,' hcti nt Ipielell Derr and ;:a71t . cci nice 211a.1. 1,'- Santi' tokt the IppSmi l ifl) 'file. i~~ 11I 1 ; Ii hl l 11 till r 1,212-1 tiii 120'c. 22111105 11121011 11221i,.,, etcii., in Ike plaer. Illc t a he', w Ij I..b l .iedd in tIiis thit1 1101 aWrtl2,' .1 ance wa 1 11'11.11 i the t...
THE WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
THIE WIFNDSOR. Anll inii bleretlitll programin of fic ,ion by famnous novwlist-, and inpmr r tant alw i ,Its by lwriters of speciall tn thority on tht ir respecrlt.iv t.Itoins, is set, fortfh in Cho March "\Vind .or lMa gazint." \A farither largo' inlnlltmntl of Sir II. Ilidor Illgg.ard',S t 1 1 ~Ioert'll itl, romnte', ThIie lnoly Flower, ' s l eopuhlblsoehed'. lh liw lln SotelilTffo' fa, cin uing mn -, .mica, 's'hlo \T'h in W Ihoi ,, in carried sa itago firther. Among Ithe complhtl s.orism of tie | ) 111111 aor ; all'i et piho sant rustit . .r nuvly by Ed ,n Phill p>tts, tnd al very l el ill;n, sitg story of winter "ports in Switzerl'nd from tho witty pnll of 1. F, IlHenon. Othor con triujtors of ch n'a teristlie it' or'lt are I)o'nford Yalltes. n a.n ls fhirnl, iand ("a m pbell In'aC ?hllloch. "P1trptlieited Ptore ntalities" is a rnm ',v of ther divore t atitson for which ther nam, of In individual has. snrvivod his life- ,in k , as Ihli un no of .so n , oh icl, on" onmnnl" ? o...
OBITUARY. MR. RALPH HOUGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
OBITUARY. MR. RALPH HOUGHTON. Deep regret follswed the announccment of the death of Mr. Raphael Houghton, boot dealer, &c., of 23 Buckley street, Footscray, which occurred at deccased's residence on Tuesday last,' and the sympathy of residents- goes out to: the bcreaved, widow and family who so Iun expcctcdly have lost a loving husband and father. By his death Footscray has lost one of those conscientious, straight going 'citizens" a district can ill-afford to lose. Until a weel or so ago deceased was about and apparently enjoying good health but subseqncntly he was the vrctim of heart ,roubles, and despite all that medical aid could do, succumbed on tjie early morning of. the day mentioned. Decceased, who was 45 years of age, and who leaves a widow and two children to mourn their loss, was a man of few words but always, affable, conscientious and businesslikce. Hewas a prominent mcum ber of the-local Protestant Alliance lodge and, more particularly in years gone by, was inv...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
LOTG;ES & SOUIE2TEES. At the last Ior:tuihtly meeting of the :oot.cray Branch .N.A., President [Icr hert G(;thtnrcole in the chair, an appeal from the Free Gardeners was voted £1/1 / and four new members were elcected and introduced byMr Abercrombie, One pro posal was also received, Mr Abercrombie delivered anr interesting and instractive" lecture on Political Liberty. I-e traversed English history from the tims of Alfred the Great downtwards, crediting thatgreat king with the first idea of dividing the day into parts of eight hours eachl. He atso worked ott the plan of retaining the land for (te people of Briton. ' He also in t;oduced"''he system of trial by jury. The Danes at'their mvansion, brought alonig the idea of equal rights to all dwellers itl the land. The Norman conquest itntroduced the share system betwveen the Gr.catcr Barons, toe Lesser Barons. and the serls. At' Mlafna Chart'n, introduced uniform weights and measures. Queern Elizabeth he spoke of as. a most cr...
SUNSHINE RAILWAY SERVICE. IMPROVEMENTS FROM 1st MAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
SSUNSHINE RAILW IVAY S EI VICE. IMPROVEMENTS FROM 1st MAY NEXT. The West Footscray Progress As sociation has, since its inception some months back, proved itself a decidedly live organisation and is in a position to take great credit to itself for having brought some improvementon the West lootscray and Sunshine line. Recently it arranged a deputation to the Com missioners on the subject and though the result will leave the service still In adequate substantial concessions have been gained, the most important of which is the scheduling of a train that will land passengers in the metropolis from Sunshine and West Footscray at 6-51 a.m. 'The absence of a reasonably early train has, in the past, been a bar to settlement beyond West Footscray and the concession thus obtained will be much appreciated. The new time table is to come into force on 1st May next and the oflicial statement of the extra trains to be scheduled is as fol lows : From Spencer-street at 5,36 a.m., arriving at SLt. A...
ALLEGED LARCENY. CONSTABLE DOHERTY'S SMART CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
A LLEEI) LA R(ENY. CONSTABlIE DOHERTY'S SMART CA PTURE, 'T'homas Everitt was charged at Foot scray court, on Thursday with entering, the shed at rear of the Post. O()ice and stealing a quantity of copper wire, abou. :300 lbs. in weight, valued at about '7/10( the property of the Postmaster-General and Richard Dowling, a seedy-looking individual with unlawfully receiving the said wire, knowing it to have been stolen. Sub-Inspector l(enneally proseentl.d. Accused were undefended. Edmund Thomas Betts, senior line.? lnan, testified that on the morning of the 2th inst. he discovered the lock of post ofllice store room hadl Ileen broken and a quantity of wire taken. Robert Z'/lley, yardsman emplloyecd ,by Alr Aitken, marine dealer, stated liht both aecmused came into Mr. A\ilenll' ylarl a oulll, mid-day on I'lth inst. Eve iitt. said he had some copper wire .o s II and he asked where hie got it., replied that he hal been working on a country line and if he had not taken it soneone else wou...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
ST. GEORGE'S THEATIE. 'Tlherc is to bie something in the nature nf a surprise in the programme at the St. George's Theatre, Yarraville, to-night, and is expected to please the audience immense ly. B3esides this as well as the ordinary progiamme there are two star pictures, the first a sensational Westerner by Selig en titled The Sheriff and the ltustler in two reels, and a two reels Keystone Star Comedy entitled tattles the Gentleman Burglar, an uproarious travesty of Baffles the Amateur Cracksman, the famous play. Thrill and excitement denote the pro gramme commencrng Monday, in whichl a three reel star The Burning Train a circus story, and The Pale Face Brave a two reel Kalem Indian story head the list, and many others aggrpgate at magnificent pro gramme.
TEMPERANCE UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
TEM2PER A NGE UNION. The ''emperance IUnion held their monthly meeting on Saturday evening last when it tookll the form ofl a lantern entertainment. A numher of highly interesting and educatijonal views were shown and explained by the lecturer, Mr I). II. Rose, of the Hand of Hope UInion, tLihe nudience, though not Inrge, was very ipprLeciative. Several musi cal items were also well received. The organisers of the'se meetings consider that. they should be etter patronised by those who are interested in the trend of teimlpernmec legislation.
FOOTSCRAY AND W'MSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
FOOTSCRAY AND, W'MSTOWN DISTRIOT COHUROBES ASSN. 'Thc team in the seml-final Inter-Associa tion match to be playcd on Eastor Monday will be selected from the following players. Players not able to play are asked to lot the secretary (W, Mayer). know at once, Following is a list of the niames :-F, Cop plestono (c), G. White, A. .Boniface, A. Anderson, C. Carlton, H. Comben, I. Adams, H, Thick, L. Carlton, (I. Meikle, 'T. Wilson, E. Owens, C. Rice, R. McMillan, G. Graham and C, Tail. Hyde Strct Methodists play rest of the Association on Saturday next. Footscray Presibyterians 124 and S for 59 (declared closed) were defeatled by North Carlton 125 an1d 3 for 67, last Saturday. For the locals Pritchard made 31, Millor 22 not out, RIriese 15, Mappin 14 Almond ty, Payne 13 and 12, while Miller took 2 for ro, Almond .I for 34, Payne 2 for 37 and Schade I for 22. To-clay the locals have a walk over. St. John's linsl?hed the s;oasonl by defoltinug St. Lukc's Filiroy by to wickets and 2 rutu l...
ANGLING. FOOTSCRAY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
AA.?LING. FOOTSCRAY CLUB. Mr Delahunty's trophy was fished for and won last Saturday by Mr Tom She pherd, the fish boingcaught along'Coode slandl. The club also had a motor boat trip to Hawthorn Gardens which proved very enjoyable, Bream are now being claught along Coode Island and also boff the piers at Williamstown. Good fish arc still being caught on Lightship reef silver fish now being plentiful on the reef. Small bream are very plentiful in the lower parts of the river and ang lers should remember that the weight for bream is 5 ozs. or 8. inches long over all. Week end trophies to be fished for are: Mr J. Mills' trophy on the river,mullot and bream to weigh in, all fish to bd caught south of railwar bridge. Uny trophy (Mr Benness) will again eI fished for.
DRILL HALL SITE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
DRILL HALL SITE. Some time ago, at the request of .the Commonwealth Government, the Footscray Council handed over a block of land, part of a Government grant for reserves, for the erection of a drill hall, it being understood that the department would be granted permissive occupancy of same. It was then sought to have a transfer made to the Commonwealth, and the Secretary of Lands forwarded the following communication to the council on Monday last : The Crown Solicitor is of opinion that taking the strictly legal view of the case the Board of Lands and Works and the Mayor, councillors and citizens of the City of Footscray are not in a position to give the occupation desircd by the a Commonwealth. The Crown Solicitor however, states that if deemed advis able the Cro\sn grant might be sur rendered and two new grants issued one for a public park and the other for a drill hall. Cr Shillabeer said that a majority of the council was favorable at the time to kranting the piece of land to t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
SIIPCIAL NOTICES. See What Footscrau Offers To Bugers of GOOD Millineru ! ! FIORGE'S. - A Veritable " Mecca " for seekers after I ETTER MILLINERY at Prices 'way below those of City, Chapel, or Smith Streets. Come, then, to Forge's Opening Display of Autumn Millinery. Here is assembled and tastefully displayed the newestl., smartest, daintiest of creations. Fashion'sr last word for the coming season. C(ome and See. An inspection will charm you, and places you under no obligation to purchase. Included in the showing are these : Smartest. shapes and shades in Velvet, (Black, Tango, Royal, Cerise, Terra Cotta, &c.) trimmed Feather Mounts. Straws and Felts in Modish Shapes,. latest shades of Saxe, Cerise, Tango, Navy, Cinnamon, &c. FORGE'S -"THE WHITE HOUYSE " NICHOLSON STREET FOOTSCRAY th g . SPEC IAL DISPLAY OF Summer !Shirts and Hats AT THE 0 ~ SMART FIAT SHIOP E 0 0T0lehone : 9.09 loot cray - o - A - P\VI. AT H'I NV SWANRT BN'ST SoStores TNiholson & Barkly Sts...
HEALTH REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
HEALTH REPoIOT. The Health Committee of the Footscray council submitted the fol lowjng repbrt for adoption at Mon. day night's meeting : That the health.officer and city surveyor inspect and report on the applications of \V. Angliss and Co, Pty. Ltd., and Michaelis, 1-lallen stein and Co.. Pty. Ltd., for per Smission to extend their works at New'ell street and Moreland street r- tespectively. That the Melbourne and Metro. politan Board of Works be requested to extend its sewer reticulation to area bounded by Barkly, Gordon and Cross srreets. That the'circular letters from thie Public Health department re cleans= ing . of. drinking vessels &c., also supervision of fishmonger's lparrows be referred to the City Inspector. The report was adopted.
LANGUAGE! CONFLICT OF EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 21 March 1914
LANGUAGE! CONFLICT OF EVIDENCE. At Monday's court a young man named Henry George Clarke was charged with using indecent lang. uage on March '6th. Mr Secomb appeared for acdused, who pleaded not guilty. Constable Fellows stated that on Friday, the 6th inst, about io.4-5 p.m., he was on plainclothes duty in Nicholson street and saw. a nunmber of young men slightly under the in Iluence of drink. Defendant was about four- yards from witness and about ten yards from his mates when he made use of language com plained of. Mr Secomb-Although they don't very often do it the pohceman might have made a mistake. A little while ago Clarke accused a policeman of stealing a shilling from him and did not go up in the estimation of the force as a result. He was asked by a member of the local police to apol ogise through the local press. Defendant stated that Constable Fellows said to another constable " Go on with the charge of perjury and never mind his crying mother." His mother was present at the...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
FOOTBALL. -4--e-- Notes by "hALF FORWARt." In three weeks' time the premiership season opens, and most of the Association clubs are eagerly preparing for the on slaught, it being recognised that if the players are to be in a state of physical pre paredness for the opening matches they will have to pay strict attention to training. Locally the prospects are regaudcd as es pecially bright, Members' ticket:, are sell ing freely and it looks as if all previous records in that direction will be :unashed. And they should sell without much urging. In the way of sport the world otters no thing cheaper-eighteen matche, for five shillings is cheap indeed, especially when it is practically certain that this forthcoming season Footscray will be represented byone of the strongest teams playing the game, There is another reason why loyal citizens should purchase a ticket and that is that the club's success is thus promoted, and a successful club is a splendid advertisement for a district. The mot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
SPBCIAL NOTICES, See What Footscrag Offers TO Bugers of GOOD MillinerU ! ! .,ORGE'S. - A Veritable " Mecca " for seekers after RETTER MILLINERY at Prices 'way below those of City, Chapel, or Smith Streets. Come, then, to Forge's Opening Display of Autumn Millinery. tHere is assembled and tastefully displayed the newest, smartest, daintiest of creations. --F'ashion's last word for the coming season. Come and See. An inspection will charm you, and places you under no obligation to purchase'. Included in the showing are these: Smartest shapes and shades in Velvet, (Black. ''Tango, Royal, Cerise, T'l'rra Cotta, &c.) trimmed Feather Mounts. Straws and Felts in Modish Shape. latest shades of Saxe, Cerise, 'T'ango, Navy, Cinnamon, &e. "'THE WHNITE mOUSE " NICI-OILSON 5TREET1 FPOOTSCRAY i r 'pSPECIAL DISPLAY OF Summer Shirts and Hats AT THE' S1MARI HAT SHIOP o T Telephone : 20 Foo:,cr,y nD -- The Pioneers in BOOT VALUES Nowhere is to be found anything like the Quality and th...
RAILWAY PROSECUTION. TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
RAILWAY PROSEOUTION. TRAVELLING VvITHOUT .\ TICKET. At Monday's court, a young man named Stanley Meiken was charged with travelling between \\est Fools cray and Tottenham on Febru;n y 13th, without a ticket entitling him to do so. Mr Joseph Dean prosecu ted for the Railway department. \Vin. Ernest Downs, special checker, stated that he saw defend ant between Tottenham and \Vest Footscray Lin a second class com partment of the 7.6 a.m. down train on February 13th. When asked for his ticket defendant produced an out-of-date weekly workman's ticket available between Coburg and Sun shine. Defendant, who offered no excuse, was fined [I with 7/6 costs. F[or fniling to have his infant child vaccinated Win. 11, Hainsworth was fined 10/- at the local court on Monday.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. OPENING CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
M-ECHANICUS' INSTi~ TUTE. OPENING CEREMQNY. There was a large attendance ol subscribers present at the Institut. 3 on Saturday, when a musical even j ing was held to celebrate the open. ing of the new and handsome pile of buildings erected at .thie crner of Nicholson and Napier streets, AM? I. E.. Sargeant (president) was in the chair. Mr J. Lemmon, M.L.A., in do claring the Institute open, mentioned that the committee had spent fully 18 months in endeavoring to obtain the money wyherewith to erect a new Institute. -He himself had had an interview with the Premier to see if the money could be obtained from the Savings Bank but the Constitu tion would not allow it and he thought it should be altered to meet such cases as theirs. Eventually the necessary money was obtained from a local 'citizen at a reasonable rate of interest, on the security of the rentals of the buildings which had recently falled into their bands., During the course of, his remarks, Mr Lemmon touched. on the great...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
COUN?CAIL NOTEOS. 1 Owing to the departure of Cr t I Harris on a trip to England and of America, the absence of Cr Shilla i1 beer, in Sydney, in behalf of the iMetropolitan Board, and the leave g- granted to Cr Pearce for a; three ws weeks' health trip to \V.;\., the local r, council is short handed and Cr h Fielding being an absentee there is were only live councillors present on ;e Monday evening. g There was a short adjournment to the secret Legislative Committee and 'e afterwards the Finance committee I, took possession of the council chamin e ber. Beyond receiving the treas. urer's report there was little for the comminittee to do. The report re ferred to showed that the receipts d for the fortnight totalled £884, :- which left the council's debit balance at £6797/13/9. Accounts amount d ing to .fliz6/19/- were presented for e payment, which increased the debit e balance to £8o04/i2/9. As the -Easter holidays were on this time a last year there were no figures avail I able for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. U 1 IIliItIII ,ull llu illuiliu1111 Itlliltlu S High-Grade TAtILRING to Measure .. Our S u1itings Is'° Ioa s ;en Sive and we will Strive - to please the most Fastid ious. MUJLDOON z S108NicholsonSt ootscra MI11ll1111IIIIIIli lluº l n llllllllfilll lt ltlilliilIliM Miss Beatrice 1, Johnstone Costumniere, Meohanios' Institute Buildings, Nioholson Street. 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 FOOTSC?RAY. Branches-67 Errol Street, North Melbourne & 324 Smith Street Collingwood. 12o Nicholson Street, Fo'otscray. (next National Bank) Alex. Doherty has opened as Confectioner and Paatryoook. Tobaccos, Cigars and Gigarettes. Soft Drinks .. Pastry Fresh Daily. Mechanics' Institute Nicholson street, Footscray. Subscription 2/6 per quarter. Open every evening 7 to 10; Saturday 2 to 5, Library contains over 5000 vo...