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STRAIGHTENED UP. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
STRAIGHTENRD UP. John Brennan, a seaman, was before the local court on Thursday, and, al though not clad in an evening suit, looked as proud as any man there il. " Your worships, ' remarked Ser geant Smnclcher, " this man was be fore you-on Saturday for being drunk, he was still under the influence when before you and was given until to-day to straighten up ; he's nicely straight ened up now. lie has not cost the police anything. " Defendant---Your worships, it's no good you lining me. I have no friends or money and will have to take it out. (Laughter.) Dr. Box. J.P.,--\VWhat did you do with your cheque ? Defendant Spent it on St. Patrick. (Laughter.) IHe was sent. away with a warning not to come again. At the local court on Thursday Harry Anchen was lined 10/- for riding i bicycle on the footpath.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
It requires a good deal of hammering away to induce councillors to take ad vantage of suggestions of a progressive nature. Cases in point could be quoted ad infinitum. It was only after months of advocacy in this paper that the coun cil was brought to see the benefits likely to accrue by procuring current from the Melbourne City Council in preference to installing a small plant locally, for electric lighting. The Advertiser tram way scheme was before the public for years before councillors would ever call a conference to consider it, while still many months back, suggestions concern ing the making of a direct road to Sun shine, the continuation of Nicholson street through to Hyde street., the com pletion of the municipal chambers in ac cord with the original plan by the ad dition of ai clock tower and jubilee clock and the floating of an improvement loan to permit of the construction of a large numbler of private streets and lnnes have not heon given thtat attention their importance...
CRUELTY TO GABHORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
CRUELTY TO UABHIORRSE. At Thursday's court, Charles Pitt a well-known local cabman, was charged with working his horse, under circum stances involving cruelty. Mr Back house prosecuted and Mr Brocket ap peared for defendant who pleaded not guilty. Plain-Clothes Constable Waddell stat ed that about 11 a.m., on the 10th inst., acting on information received, he inter viewed defendant, who was in charge of a horse and cab in Napier street. On examining the horse he found on the right shoulder i large scab 'which had cracked. The left shoulder was in a similar condition. There was dry blood. on'the collar. The horse was not in a fit state to work. Defendant told him that Mr Matterson chambered the col lar; and said it would be all right. Cross-examnined by Mr Brocket wit ness stated that the horse was young and had tender skin, Hle had known Pitt for about .25 yeai's. One of the sores was as big as the, palm of his hand. Sergeant 'Smelcher corroborated. The chamber on collar was too sma...
SUPPORT BY FATHER CLAIMED. PECULIAR MAINTENANCE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
SUPPORT BY FA THER CLAIMED, PECULIAR MAINTENANCE CASE, At Thursday's court Jessie Duncan sued her father, Alfred Duncan, for the maintenance of five of his children who, she alleged, he had left without means of support. Mr Secomb appeared for complainant and Mr Bracket for defendant, . Mr Socomb, in opening stated that it was an unusual case. On account, of the illness of the mother the daughter had laid the complaint, She said he was leaving five of his children without means of support, Some time ago de fendant was put in a receiving home but later on was released. He came home and ordered them out of'the home, threatening he would blow their brains out, Ite put them out and'sold the house, Now they found they could not live without his assistance, Jessie Duncan gave evidence to the same effect. Accused 'charged her mother, who had just come out of the Alfred Hospital, with having people about the house, although he could not see anybody. He was suffering from delusions. A fortni...
DOMESTIC STRIFE. HUSBAND CHARGED WITH THEFT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
*DOMESTIC STRIFE. HUSBAND CHARGED WITH 'THEFT. An unusual case was before the local court on Thursday when Eliza beth Paterson charged her husband Thomas Paterson, with stealing gold brooch, I silver watch chain, I pair of ~yjamas, 6 ties, and 4 pfir' o Mr Brocket appeared for com plainant. Accused was not repreý sented by counsel. Elizabeth Paterson, 90 Francis street, Yarraville, said her husband left her about a month ago and had not contributed to her support since. On the itth March, about 7.30 p.in , she left the house and on returning later found the articles stated were missing. The kitchen window had been opened. The articles were valued at £3. Defendant-It's a parcel of lies. Annie Stone, 21 Newcastle street, Yarraville, said that between 9 p.m. and io p.nm. she saw accused coming along her side entrance with two parcels. She asked him what he had and he said two parcels he got inside. Alice Weir, of Newcastle street, testified to seeing accused crossing the green at the c...
WEST FOOTSCRAY REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
WEST FOOTSGORAY RE Q UIREMENTI'S. Mr E. C Warde, M.I,.A., has re ceived a notification from the Acting Secretary of Railways in reply to various requests from the West Footsci cmray Progress Association, that the commissioners cannot see their way clear to stop country trains at suburb an stations to enable passengers to travel by them, The request for an indicator at Spencer street for West Footscray, Sunshine and St. Albans trains is receiving attention. It is necessary, the letter states, to make further enquiries concerning the desire for a waiting room, sanitary conven iences and an additional shelter shed for Tottenham. Regarding the request for a vehicular crossing near Totten ham station, it was stated that it was the intention of the commissioners' to visit the locality at an early date and decide the matter out the ground.
THISTLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
ThIISTLE CLUB. The monthly concert and socia of the Footscray Thistle Club at tracted the usual large crowd of members and friends to the Royal Hall on \Vednesday evening. The president, B1ro. J. Storie, and com mittee were piped to the stage, Miss Ruth Jack, a popular Scottish dancer, danced Shean Trubhais and Irish Jig In her usual clever style; Miss Doris Cook sang some very nice songs, and Mr Andrews ne~t sang "Gae Bring tae mne a Pint o' Wine," and " Roses," both of which were well rendered. Miss Majorie Bland, a talented young artiste, recited "The Bride's first visit to the Butcher," "Three Sailors," and. "I don't care," calling forth screams of merriment. Mr Connor gave some very- good items including "Fisherman of Scot land " and "'The Desert." Miss Florrie Gordon, who has a splendid voice, was successful with " Will Ye No Come Back Again," and " The Braes of Gleniffer." Mr Geo. Har vey, an old Thistle favorite, was in splendid form, he was called back I again and again, so...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
LODGES & SOCIETIES. At the Loyal Waratah Ladies' Lodge P.A. P.S. meeting Sister Mrs L. Bishop W.M., assisted by Sister Mrs Millichip D.M., presided. Three candidates were initiated by the W.M. and four propo sitions received. An invitation was accepted to asocial at Newmarket. The motor, boat picnic to Riverview was a decided succeas; Next lodge night the syllabus item is Post Card Night. At the fortnigthtly meeting of the Ynarraville branch A.N. A,., the president (Mr T. Hickey) in the chair, two new nmemberi'sq .ioinrld and were installed by thlie president. RepIllort?s were received from the' Me tropolitan Committee and Dispensary delegats. The syllanhus item, indoor sports, was contosted by a large numher iof memb''ers and caused a lot of fun. 'The event was won by Mr. Trinnick Iepolrt from the Ionference deelgatesl. will be s~uhnmitted at the n.exl mneeting. At the meeting of Ithe IFootscray A. W.A., P'resident Miss Rogers in the chair, three pro positions for Illember ...
NOXIOUS SMELLS. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
NOXIOUS SMELLS. To thle Edit'r of TiH ? Aov)e.I l?EK. Sir,-It ought not to hbe necessary to call the attention of the City Health Officer to the vile smells pollutmg the air of Footscray, especially these close nights. Truly we are long-suffering citizens, otherwise we would rise in our wrath and demand that these intoler ;able nuisances be put down. Yours, &c., A SUFFERER. Footscray, March 25, 1914.
ANOTHER SEND-OFF. MR. A. ANGLISS HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
ANOTHER SE'D- OFF. MR. A. ANGLISS HONORED. If appearances go for anything Mr Arthur Angliss, a member of the welll-known firm of W. Anghss & Co. and manager of that firpl's local freezing works, is immensely popular with the employes under him. Some two hundred and fifty of them were present at a smoke-concert at the Masonic Hall, on last Saturday evening, to do him honor, and their entliusiasni was unbounded. They -an cheer, these butchers, and when tle g (ost, who was then on the eve A his departure. for c trip) to the old and, rose to acknowledge certain ilts and compliments they made the welkin ring with a vengeance. On he whole it was a notable gather ing; notable for the good feeling hat exists between members of the irm and its employes ; notable for hle excellence of the musical pro ,ramme submitted ; notable for the omnplcteness of the arrangements und the general success of the func. etio . - . " ''he chair was occupied by Mr W. Ingate, who wielded his mallet with ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit SWANN'S The Leading Shoo Stores In the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY, Phoine Footscray 2h,1. Alao at 170 Swau St., l aichnnnd. Phron Windsor 1892. ......m..-rn..eoe~~wwr- m enu THE TEST OF TIME. THAT PUNSHONS first sold IT WAS IN Fancy Gioods in Footsoray. 1 8 6 0 Since then shops have been opened and have closed again ; rivals have come and have gone. Their Priacs have been undercut; o .heir , Arie .4ens Lve been copied; their, diltplayl li?.av been imitated, but thoei quality ha.l never been equalled, their values have never been approached; their tone liha never even been threatened. 1,-1 JN?-- tPUN 1SHON'S is still the old And Now In reliable Punshons, after 53 1 9 1 years (and spite of 53 i -- mosnutly dead rivals) im measrti?.cbiy the beat. The most at tractive and (Quality considered) the oheai.muost shop in F'ootacray. 141-3 N CjHOL SON I ST , RET. You will a New Suit :nml an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let IrW. J. ...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
HELP YOURL TOVN. Talk about, it. Write aoboit it. Help to beautify it. Buiy all you can in it. luemnolner that by assisting trades. men you help tho placn along. Keop your money in tho place. Sell all--you can and buy all you can at home. 'Iho men who lhavo inveated in stores, workshops and other business places are building up tho town, and they should bo supported.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
Postal Clearauces at Boxes (Letlers only) in Footscray. s. x. e. un S IOCAI.ITY. a.m. p.m. p.m. p.;m.: n.m. Nicholaon nnd Ballarat-road S.30 9.30 8.10 Boax roop street and Gcclon. rd. 8.10 .- - 0.3 .16 I 'ootucray North 1.O. .. 8.16 0.40 B.2 0 Pillar Ilallarat roal and ;otrdon nt. 8 .18 - - .45 8.2h Box Barkly-st. (opp. Dunart'l's) 8.25 1.40 0.65 8.35 Pillar lordon and larkly strota .. 8.28 1.300 6.60 10.0 .140 Bno Victoria and irnrklystrccta.. 0.33 1.300 6t.0 10.65 .45 Pillnr Margarat and Ihlaly slitots 8.38 1.35c 6.10o 10.10 8.hi Uox ICharles and Alfrd HLroo ts .. 8.18 - 6.200 10.15 R.0 S (iamon at. (end O'l'arrcl'al) 8.8 -- 6.300 10.25 . Pillar Austin and Victoria strcets P.5 1.330 6.37o 10.30 .1 Box Shenhcrd's lhop .. .. .10 1..13o ,42o 10.5 9.20 Pillar Barkly astreet (Royal Hall) . 0.30 "2.10 7.30o 10.45 0930 Box Mlooro nd Ryan streeta .. 0.25 - 7.260 10.5f5 9.40 Hopkins and Whitehall sts.. 7.60 - 4.20o 11.5 0.h5 Hyde and Nanier strcnta .. 9.17 cl.46c 6.41e 11.16 10.0 Footscray...
P.A.F.S. PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
P.A.F.S. - PI 'NIG A motor boat picnic wgps held on Satur day last, under the auspices of the Foot scray branch P.A.F.S., when a large party journeyed to the River View tea gardens. A fine sports programme was arranged and decided during the afternoon. In the Ladies' Open Handicap, Miss Aston won in fine style from Miss Mouitgarret. Open Handicap for gentlemen-This event was won by B. Monk (Newmarket) afteri a very keen contest. The P.A.F.S. Ladies' Handicap was won by Miss Aston, Miss Tullock being second. The P.A.F.S., Gent's Handicap was won by J. Stone from B. Kayc. Other events were : Collar and tie race, Miss Teyrill and 'B. Monk ; boys' race, Lone I, Gotts 2 ? girls' race, Joint I, Broderick 2. After tea the hall was cleared and dancing and games interspersed with harmony concluded a very enjoyable outing.
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER XXI. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
RUPER TA. A RO IVANU E. BYIS.Il W.ILLIM MlAGNAY, ,BA~., Author of " The lRed Chancellor," " The Man of the hour." "The Fall of a ýEtar," &o. CHAPTER XXI. (Continuod.) " i am placed in an awkward poai tion," lih said, in crply to her looks of iinquiry. " My man, who nccoIn p.aniodt the Lieoutenalit and his friend, tolls In a story bS stranro thatl I hcii tIate to ;make it known to you." ' lIleais toll me at unco-overy thing," nllporta isaid wilth coimpresseod lips. He all[oted to liesitate for a mo ment., thou siald, " It appears that the lioilteCiaiit and Captain Von Ompertz lhve, lor somo unaccountable reason, taken their loparturo without you." She staied at him for a low mo menti: iýs though not realising the " Goun without us?" she said with. quiet incredulity, Ho made a grave sign of confirman .ion. " I fear It is but too true," he maintained sympathetically. ." They havo gono under circumstances which leave, I fear, no doubt as to their in teotioo." The notion was so p...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
HORTIUULTU/RAL SOCIETY The Autumn Show of the above Society will be held at the Masonic Hall, Leeds street, on Tuesday next. the 31st inst. at 3 p.m. The show will be opened to the publicat 3 o'clock, but the official opening will not take place until 6.30 as owing to. unforeseen' cir cumstances Lady Stanley, wife of the State Governor, who is to perform the opening ceremony, will not be able to attend until that time. It is to be hoped the citizens of Footscray will not only take this opportunity of tendering a fitting welcome to Lady Stanley, but will also assist the Society in its en deavor to place Footscray in the front rank of horticulture. Despite the unseasonable weather numerous entries have been received' from many of the leading growers of roses and dahlias in the professional section. The committee has secured the ser vices of Mr Geo. Pockett, curator of the Kew Municipal gardens, as judge. Entries close with the secretary, Leeds street, *Footscray, or with Mr Elsum, Bar...
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
TIME TABLE. lootscravto Mclournr.. (Hlinder St, 5 2? a.m,--- 6 o0-- 64 7 -6 59-7 6-7 18 7 30-- '/ 3'--7 46--7 54--8 ra--8 8-8 2oa 8 24.-8 40- 9 5--9 36-9 46--10 2 10 .8 -10o57--11 40-12 7 p.m. 12 31 r4- I26-- 45 157--214-228-249 3. 9- i . --'3 52-4.% --4 40--5 2a--5 to 20--5 31 --55 5 i 0 - 6 -6 19--6 34 0 4. --7 2 -7 '- - 7 5- 7 31--7 38 7 48-8 8 - ; 58--9 29--ro7 o .17-10 j7- It 13'--I: 34-i1 59 -r 25. ??aturlday ..... i.,utl ~,1 o057a.m.-11 39 122-- 2 - 220-:224;1 1231-124 I 10--I 19 I 3-- j .9-2I 12--72 16-2 29--2 .3 4--3 23--. 109' -.52 -4 9-4 41-5 5 30-- 51'-- r,- 6 -.;-6 52-7 8'-7 / 30--7 37-- t 5 32'-- 58-9 29 o10 7--ro 37 -o 57--1 13-11 28 ii 36--1r .15-11 59---12 13-12 25 :undfay-: 9 43-9 59 a.m. 12 59 p.m. r 45 I 55-2 3-- 25--.238--2 54-3 22-3 47 4 4-4 21-155--3 22-5 52-6 22-6 52 7 5-- 7 24-7 52-5 21-8 52-9 21-9 29 9 37-945-10 5-10 25--1o 4o-ro 51. *Werribecto Spencer r. a Spencer St., only. F Fridays only, - Trains leave herddon 2 min. earlter, Var. ravillc 5 min., Willi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
(1'i)blh liah Annually) Enables Traders throighoilt Ihl WVorld to communirc.tc direct willh I.ngilish MANUFAC'TURERS .I; DEALERS In each cla:,s of goods Ji;aitle, ;ing a complete conmmrcial gide to I.ondon and Its suburbs thl ' ntileclory toi ltain lisls of EXPORT' MIERCHANT'I with the gooda they ahip, and the Colonial and Foreign Mark;t:, they supply; STEAMSHIP I.H!ES arranged under th: Ports to ,h'l::h Ihe s.;I:i and indicating the apiipro' it.ile :Ilinihg:; PPI'"INCIAL TRAD)E NOTICES of leading Mannlutac.turr:, Merchanta, etc., In the principal provincil towns and in duatrial centres: o UhInited Kini'.lomn A copy of the. current ldiltion will .e for warded, freight paid, on rceipt of I'ostal Order for 2o/ Dealers scking Algenci:e can advertise 'heir trade cards for £ i. or larger advertise lents from £3. Ihe London Directory Co. Ltd., 25 Abchurch Lane, London. L.C. 3?tidAL NOTlCEiS. Up-to-date Millinery. MARION MARSHAM Ja it dll ?p?fi jlll :,., until lately occupied by II. King a...
DRAUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 28 March 1914
The annttal meeting of the Footscray Churches Draghts .\ssociation was held at the Victoria Street Methodist rooms when the a;nnual report and balance sheet were adopted The following office-hearers were elected for the forthcoming season:-Presi dent, The Mayor (Cr Drew); vice-presi dents, Revs. J. T. Baglin, Edwards, GCble, Dowsing, Tonkin and McConochie; chair man, Mr A. Pattul; secretary, 'Mr W. G, Ley; treas., Mr G, Mossop; auditor, Mr H. Farley. Entries close on Tuesday, April 7. The postponed individual handicap is to he played in the Young Men's room, Baptist church, Paisley street, on that evening. Players have been handicapped as follows: Scratch: J. WV. Foster, C. Berry, C. Temby; 2 points start; S, Preston, W. Clifton, D. Junner, C. Chenery, R. Berry, W. G. Ley, H. Farley; 4 points: G. Mossop, A. George jun., F. Preston, C. Clifton; 6 points: L,. Rooke, A. George, snr.; W. Paul, A1. Paul, W, Collard, E. Scanlan.