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Yarraville Scottish Society [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

Yarraville Scottish Society On .Wednesday evening May 27th, the Yarraville Scottish Society held their usual concerto afid dance in the Yarraville hall. A first-class programme was submittedj the follwoing artists taking, part:—Miss Jean; Stewart, Miss McNab, Messrs J, Muirson, G. L. Brown,. Haining, Lai Logie, P,. C'ple= man and J; E Ingles, presid ent of Williamstown Thistle ; the three lattjer being especially entertaining. At tne close' of the concert, Colonel Wanlips, and officers of the Victorian Scottish "Regiment were intro duced to the gathering by the president-and he appealed' to all Scottish Sociiies to help them to retain the .Regiment by inducing sons, relations and friends, who are eligible to join and we trust that Ixar raville will not be found lack ing "in ehthusiasm in that res pect. The usual dance took place, and' terminated at mid ,night. .-/V-'' ! -

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGE'S PICTURES WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 6 June 1914

5K ST. GEORGE'S PICTURES Mt £$xS*$xSxS><a • • • • WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC The White Slave Traffic, the practice of luring young girls from their homes under false pretences, has claimed many victims from respec'able homes during the past four years, and this nefarious trade is still rampant throughout the civi:i?ed world Police authorities in all countries are on the look out for agents who lore the girls away with promises .of fame and fortune, but so-various are the methods that these slave traders employ that it is almost impossible to eradicate the evil. From time to time we hear of Eonje exposure of the tra'de, but it goes on still, and the Nordisli Film Company lias sent a message of warning throughout the entire world, by openly exposing the methods of these social pariahs in moving picture form, It is the story of a young girl's awful peril, the only support of tier mother; she is indwefl to take a supposed en gagement,' and going abroad to join a mythical, company...

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

Motor Car For Surveyor FOOTSCRAY PROPOSAL. At Monday evening's meet ing, o' the finance committee of the Footscray Council-, the Mayor (Cr-Drew) moved that the committee recommend the purchase of a motor-car, at a cost of £210, for the city surveyor. Tlic, mover said thati ■Souijii. Melbourne had secured a car^ior ita 'surveyor, "and he did not know of :ajny place where a motor -car for an of ficer was more necessary than in Footscray, as there was a tremendous lot of '"round to be covered. He thought it an economical proposition. Dur ing the eight months South Melbourne had its car, it had travelled 2350 mile--:, and the cost was a litt le over 10/- a week. The surveyor's time waS too valuable to be walking, and they could not expect the officer to ride a bicycle. Cr Bell, who seconded the I motion, saicl- they were living | in a progressive aye, and should keep up with it. Cr Shillabeer supported t!he motion. They had, he said, to keep with the times. The car could be available fo...

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

RIFLE NOTES Footscray's clhb shoot last Saturday was 14 shots at 600 yds for the final stage of the Tradesmens trophy jb.nd showed that G. Moore is the winner, with., a total of 239 for \ the four best shoots out ,of six. Charlie's win was very popul ar for he' only lost one point in the four shoots. D. Mchen ry still showed good form by Scouring the runner.up ■•■•prize with a! total of. 236, and R. Hagan's total was 235. . One pleasing feature about the'dif-' ferent trophies is that the mem bcrs of the, club cannot name the winner until the last man has fired, thus keeping the . aeenesS in the. different events. The best scores .last. Saturday were:—J. joint 63-7-70, G. Moore 58-12-70, T. Mastertoun, 65-4-69, C. Smith 60:8-68, J. Gropley,' 59-9-68, J. N. McDon ald 63-4-67, W. Kennedy 61-6 67, Nor. McDonald 61-6-67 G. Henderson, -58-7-65, R. McEwan 53-11-64, • J. Mastertoun, 58-5 63, G. (Jpton, 59-3-62, J. Mc Kenry 57-5-62, R. McKenrv, 57-5-62, 11. Hagan 58-4-62, A. Henderson, 5 -9-...

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

EUCHRE FOR DRINKS HOTELKEEPER FINED A charge of having permitted persons to play euchre for drinks on his licensed premises was pre ferred against Julius N.ecker, of the Victoria hotel, at the Footscray Court on Thursday. Sub-Inspe>, tor Kenneally prosecuted, and Mr Brayshay appeared for the defence. Robert Kelly Duke stated that on March 10, he went to the Victoria hotel, Footscray, about 10.30 p.m. Necker invited him to have a game of cards, and .witness did. They played a six-handed game, and his side lost, and- be paid for drinks. Mr Brayshay—Was this the only game that was played? Witness—No, we started another game, but it was not finished. Did you take it in turns to shout?—No. How much did you pay when you lost?—Sixpence, That is what you call playing for drinks?—Yes, the womam be hind the bar said, '"Who are the losers?" v A. Bailey stated that he was one of the part}' of six who were play ing cards. They were playing for drinks. - Mr Brayshay—Are you a good player? . Wi...

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

Creche For Footscray Cr Johnson on Monday even ing, at the i(,ootscray Council meeting, said he would like to see a creche established' in the district, and he thought it would be a fitting termination to the Mayor's term, of office if he could bring it about. The Mayor said the Mayor ess had received a letter on the subject, and she was inter Viewing,; , a number of ladies prior to calling a meeeing. . 'Cr Johnson—I am. verv "-lad to hear it. ; " - William Davis was fined 20/ at Monday's court, for having behaved in an offensive manner in' Eieanor street on the even ing, of May 22. .-Constable Ball prosecuted. To those about to Marry, get youi Wedding Group taken by J. Ward By tpona, the leading photographer, Hod fcioi ctrMt, Footway.—Adrt.

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

. Light Weight Bread. 1«OOTS(JKAY PROSECUTION A.t the Footseray 'Court on Tii ursday, Jearinie Campbell ' was charged with havinp- light weight bread. Mr A. C. Sec omb appeared "to prosecute on behalf of the Council. Mervyn C. Whitehead, city inspector, stated that on May S), he' weighed 18 ■ loaves from one ot defendant's carts, 'ana founci them 15 ounces short, fifteen loaves taken from an other of defendant's carts wer» 14 ounces short. Dugald Campbell, defendants manager, appeared on defend ant's behalf. k Campbell—Was' the bread burnt.? ' Witness—Yes, it was well backed, Have you, ever weighed bread from our carts before ?—Yes, arid always found . the bread right weight. Campbell—That" batch of bread was extra baked The bread has been 10 ounces over weight when it was weighed before. Mr Murphy, P.M.—The fact that this bread is underweight seems; to be due to an accid ent. This defendant has given good weight before. In this case, the bench will inflict the minimum fine, 6d per ...

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

Improving Our Gardens - LOAN SUGGESTED. On Monday evening: at the Footscray Council committee meetino-s, the Mayor referred to the Footscray Park and the Yarraville Gardens. He said that at the present rate of pro gress, it would be from 15 to 20 years before those gardens would be. worth looking at.: Footscray was the only city that could not boast of decent gardens. He thought it would be better for the council to borrow, a few thousand poufid which money could, be expended in improving the gardens. The Majjpr said he hoped the coun icillorsi would consider the .pro position. : '

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

COUNCIL NOTES Only live councillors -were I present at the committee meet i ings of the Pbotscray Council on Monday evening, viz-—Crs, Drew (mayor), Bell, Johnson, McDonald and Sliillabeer. Tlie absence of Or Fielding was due to illness. . Cr 'Johnson presided over the finance committee, and the treasurer's report which was read, showed that the rates for the fortnight totalled !to £3,049, and the overdraft stood at £5,234/2/6, while the ac counts amounted to £(>19/19/-, making a total debit of £5854 /1/6, as against a deficiency of £9032 at this period last year.. The -council is therefore £3,ITS better ofi now. ^p"'3h? works committee A fptfn, °Ver by Cr Bel1 tht w ? Wt-' received from Works^r°P°Iltan Board of tvorKb ,ie t]je matt0l., e , -Cl "IiS'iT ,or "jWiyfaioM. and that were being cut up.— It was agreed to support the Board m ita action. rhc^Pootseray branch A.W'A and the Guild of Play desired a-tfon°l+nC receive a deput-. ation to consider the provid i w i ° PW^ounds for ...

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

The secretary of the; Footscray F. C. acknowledges a'donation of £l/l/- from Mr A. Ellens. WARMTH AND COMFORT THIS WINTER Cleanliness Economy. «nd Comfort makes .a borne 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 I of .fixing, ■ 10/-\ Sen8 for: Estimates, or call at: - FOOTSCRAY GAS and COKE I Coi -Ltd. WHITEHALL St, FOOT CRAY, Tele 99 Ft'scray'.—Advt. ARE Y©U PR E PAR ED FOR "\T OW the cold weather is coming on you will be in need of something warmer to wear ; < ' so come now because we can supply, you no mat ter what you may need. We have a stock of new winter goods that will please."...

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

SPECIAL NOTICE. "LADIES! You'll find your every cloth ing need adequately " catered for here —!" j "Very Smart— don't you think, Madame? THIS COSTUME has won the un stinted approval of every lady in the land who appreciates clothes that are .binart It is probably tire most popular Outdoor Costume of the season Don't you think it distinc tive,, Madame ?' The designers cer tainly struck a new note in the model ling of it. Come to Forge's and see for \ourself the beauty of its lines, the care with which it is tailored, the quality of the materials, which come to .you in Navy, Saxe,"' Black" and several cho,ice' shades of Donegal tweed It is trimmed'Inntphs and belt PRICE P NCT DEAR. TRULY ! 32/6, 35/-, 38/6. Oursh ovvrooin has many offerings that you will -appreciate. There are charming Coats and Skirts, One-piecfe Dresses, Walking Suits. Coats, etc, of many varied designs. A visit places you under no obliga tion, and would delight. C.uryuicall C. FORGE DRAPERY STORES "The White House"...

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

Lennox Street Y.M.S. On Monday last, the members of the above society held a "Lfdies Night" social in the Cuming Insti tute, Mr Cok-iiiau ,ably officiating: as chairman I here was a good attendance, and'altogether a very pleasant evening was spent. The members of the society feel greatly indebt d to the following, for their kind services renders J:—Misses Giptoli and Tichen who both sang splendidly; Mr Evans whose talent 'is well known by the inhabitants of ,this district; Messrs H. Gothe, and C Harper whose "ragtime" songs caused much merriment; Messrs Tudor Evans, Jr, J; Boulby and A. Eraser whose songs met with much appreciation, Broad way Bro« who deserve special mention for the creditable manner in which their juggling perfor mance was carried cut; Misses Emily Smith, Bertha Hunter, and Mr Geo Graham Jr, who so ably supplied the musical items, also all who, in any way, assisted in making the ."evening, a successful one. Interspersed with the above items were games of a lively c...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
A.W.A. MEETINGS YARRAVILLE A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

A.W.A. MEETINGS YARRaVILLE a.w.a. v At the ordinary meeting of Yarraville A.W.A. held in the Masonic Hall on June 1st, Presi dent Mrs Falconer in the chair, one new member was elected, and' tivo propositions received. Syllabus for the half-year was arranged, and a very enjoyable evening spent by all with Drawing Competition Miss Lilley was declared winner, and Miss Marr received the ^ooby prize. Trophy to be presented by secretary. Members are reminded that next meeting is on June 15th, when syllabus item is "Pinning on Donkey's tail", also final arrange ments for Social to be held on June 18th, in the Cuming Institute. Yarraville. FOOTSCRAY A.W A." At the half-yearly meeting of the Footscray branch, A.W.A held on May 28th president Miss Rogers in the chair. Mrs Taylor of the Board of Directors was present as installing officer, and was heartily welcomed by the members. Three new members were unanimously elected, and five propositions received. The office-bearers for the next six mo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
MAINTENANCE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

MAINTENANCE CASE. Ernest Bennett was proceed ed against by^ liis wife at the Footseray .Court* on Thursday on a charge of having left his three children without rrimns of. support. Mr Secomb ap peared for complainant. De fendant did not appear. Complainant^ Jane .Bennett, stated that defendant was her husband. She had been mar ried for eleven years, and there were three children, aired 10, 9, and 6. Defendant was a lab orer. Ho had not contributed anything towards the chiMrens support for eight weeks, and the; last amount he gave her was S/6. She supported her self/now by washing and clean ing, and had one,boarder, who paid £1 a week. She paid 15/ a week rent. Defendant was a man of drunken habits. Mr Secomb—-Did your hus band ill-treat you ?„. Complainant—Yes. Has lie ever threatened your life ?—Yes. The Bench made aii order -for the payment of 21/- a week by defendant for. the support, of the' three children,'"with 26/ costs, and to find a surety of £20 within 7 days, in default 3...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

WARMTH AND COMFORT THIS WINTER Cleanliness Economy, nntl Comfort makes a borne a joy. GAS FIRES to fit existing grates. The passing of the household drudge. - Domestic Labour saving appliances should be in ejjery home. Ladies who strongly object to winter fires causing smote, dust, ashes, cleaning of grates, etc , have only to experience one winter with GAS FIRES to convince them that they have too long put u i with nil the drudgery and inconvenience of other-fires. To be lind from 1 upwards. Maximum cost of fixing, 10/- Send for Estimates, or call at: - FOOi'SCRAY GAS and COKE Co. Ltd. WHITEHALL St, FOOT-, CR Y. Tele 99 Ft'scray Advt.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

COUNCIL NOTES Owing, to Monday last- being a holiday, the meeting of the Footscray Council this week was held on Tuesday evening, when the following, councillors were present:—The Mayor (Cr. Drew),- Crs Fielding, Bell, Mc Donald, Shillabeer and' Pearce. An apology for non-attendance was received frori Cr Johnsoii. The sitting was not as lengthy as usual. The correspondence was not heavy. Amongst the letters received I was one from the Wcrribee (Shire Council stating that it was not prepared to contri bute at present to tha repair of Williamstown road, but would place an amount! on the next estimates for, the work.— Cr Pearce said the work, was very necessary as the road near the Stoney Creek was in a very bad state.—Cr Shill abeer thought the city survey or should confer with the Wcr ribee engineer on the subject, and they might be able to--ar rive, at some decision.—The let- I 'terms Hceiveti;— ~; ] Thomas Purdy, Paisley street j and Kinear .and Sons,- Ballarat road, were granted p...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Lodge Meetings IVY LEAF LODGE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

idge Meetings IVY LE.-iF LODGE . Tiie half-yearly meeting of the Ivy Leaf Lodge, No 225, was held in the Masonic hall on Thursday, 4th ins', A.D Bru Henderson pre siding ( ver a large attendance, including the D. P. Bro Rankin, and a number of visiting brethren from the Ivy and Trafalgar lodges. Two new members were admitted. Dr Oswald Lord and P. J. Fuller ton were appointed Lodge Surgons. The auditor's report and balance sheet was read and adopted, the latter showing an increase of A139/2/4 for the six mouths, the total funds of the lodge being ^2323/10/8 The election of offi cer.<= resulted _as follows:—A. D. I Br.. R. Ramsay; V.A. Bro A Walters: Secretary, Bro R. Duncan; Treasurer, Bro F. ICii g; I.G.. Bro I F Knno, O G, Bro C. Thomas; AD B s, Bros D. Bedson and R Bell, 'V.A.B's, Bros W. Rice and M Maiiolo; Mia. Sec Bro. E. liutters. Ihe officers were in stalled by the D-P in a very im pressive manner. Votes of thanks J^T| and retiring officers NORTH YARRA DISTRICT M....

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
MELBOURNE (Flinders Street) to YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

MELBOURNE (Flinders Str»«t)' to YARRAVILLE. WEEK DAYS—5.47 a.m., 5.58, 6.3 0.16, 6.31, 6.55& 6.57, '.18, 7.40, 7.54a, | 7.58, . 8.25, 8.48, 9., 9.34, 9.55, 10.24, 10.58, 11.28, lap.m., 12.18, 12.27, 12.42, 1.5, 1.25, 1.45, 2.5, 2.30, 2.47, 8.2, 3.30, 4.4, 4.30, 4.09, 5.5, 5.19, 5.20n, 5.32*. 5.34, 5.45, 5.52, 6.2, 6.10, 6.27, 6.39, 6.59, 7.27, 7.54, 8.28, 9., 9.34, 9.57 10.12f, 10.29, 10.57, 11.23, 11.40, 11.55. SATURDAYS—5.47, 5.58, 6.2, 6.16, 6.31, 6.36, 6.42, 6.57, 7.18, 7.40, 7.54a, 7.58, 8.25, 8.48, 9.0.i 9.34, 9.55, 10.24, 10.49, 10.58,11.1-7 11.43, 12.6 p.m., 12.15 12.26, 12.41 I.3, 1.11, 1.32, 1.44, 1.59, 3.7*, 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, 6.48, 6.59, 7.26f 7.56, 8.28, 9.5, 9.34i 9.57, 10.12, 10.25, 10.38, 10.46, 10.55, 11.8, 11.23, 11.85n, II.40, 11.55 SUND AYS—10.20, 10.40, 11.10, (Bacchus Marsh) 12.55 p.m., 1.10, 1.28, 1.35, 1.52, 2.15, 2.87, 8.15., 3./5, 4.15, 4.45, 5.15, 5.31, 5.45., 6.15, 6.45, 7.15, 7.80, 7.45 8.15...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

Special Notice. /'Well.- , Fashioned Folh pa»vor LOcnHARXS' Men of taste appreciate the quality of the textures they find at Lockhart's. And -they value highly the excel lent cut, fit and finish of the clothes he tailor's. New Aut umn:Winter suiting just opened. YarraviUe Citizens' Cltib. James tuning; Institute. STEPHEjn. ST, YARRAVILWi. Four Alcock Billiard Tables, Card Room, Good^Library^ptc. Lady members admitted to Library Subscription "payable yearly" or half yearly. . Dance hall to let, suitable for weddings," parties, etc. Best floor in the district-- : Further particulars can be obtained from the Secretary, W. G\ Weir, or the stew ard on-the premises. - Phone 282 F'scray. SUNSHINE TECHNICAL SCHOOL ENGLISH LITERATURE. . To' meet the requirements of" thOM iv'ho wish to : pursue » study"of' th« I^u'clish Classic Writers, and : their wurksj' including the History of. tae Language and its Literature.. . - English Composition and Grammar. 'Correspondence of various- kinds; the ar...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914

11* Progress! Progress!! Progress!!! Yarraville Citizens Wake up! Do not live in the Rut! - Get a hustle on and fight for your rights .. * t f X 4 - Attend Progress Association - Meeting. ra^BBBHCBaqn In the Yarraville Hall, On Tuesday, June 16, at 8 p.m. Bc up ind Doing. *Q- 1 Be up and doing. .1. ■ L L v H?:s t 1 "Weekly News" Print,

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