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CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
CHAPTER XIV. The boathouse at Saltalr Manor, to which repeated allusion has been made, demands at this juncture a fuller description. It lay at the end of the little sfone pier, which stretched from the foot of the. stairway in the rocks out into 4he waters of the little bay. . It was built in two. storeys, the lower one. being of stone, and some twenty feet in height. The upper storey ' was only about twelve feet high, and its side walls were almost entirely formed of movable shutters, capable of being opened or closed at pleasure, after the fashion of many West Indian houseB. These shutters painted at deep, cool green, and in winter were protected by additional blinds. The roof projected slightly, and was painted in gay stripes, looking like a Venetian awning. This cool upper room in the boat house, high, up over the water, and swept through its shutters by the coolest sea-breezes, even in the sul triest day in summer, was one of the favourite resorts of Lady Champney, who loved t...
Rifle Notes. BY "BULLS EYE: [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
Rifle Notes. BY "BULLS EYE: Footscray Rifle Club had a,vei;y biisy day on Saturday. In addition to the club shoot, for the 5th stage, of the President's trophy, the final for the V.R.A. arid 21 Union medals, was also fired off, and re sulted in J. N McDonald again coming out on top; with a total of 209, but having previously, won the V.R.A- medal, he is this year entitled to the clasp, while the medal goes to the next best C. Upon- whose total was 205. The 21 Union Medal was won by J ■ l Berlowitz, . with fa total of .149! (with handicap) out of the possible / 150. It was also decided to shoot! off the tie for the 1000 yds Cuming1. Cup between W. Kennedy and J. McKenry, and was won by the latter, who is still (showing splen did form. The best scores for the club shoot was put up by T. Master toun 69.1-70, J. Cropley 6S.2.70 t L. Harrison 67-3.70, Nor McDon ald 67.3.70, C. Smith, 67 3.70. D/ Robinson 62.8.70, J. Berlowitz 62.7.69, A. Robinson 59.9.68 J, N. McDonald. 65.2.67, A. Macau...
GREEK MEET GREEK VICTORY FOR MILLER'S EMPLOYEES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
GRIPK MEET GRBBK VICTORY FOR MILLER'S EMPLOYEES. The long looked forward' to Intercolonial Football match between > teams . representing James Miller and Co and Kin near and Sons was played on Mowling's Flat last jilonday morning. Lhe game which was played in. a.friendly spirit, end ed .in a meritorious victory for Millers'. Before entering the field; "Teddy" Delehayj'gave his men "sealed orders" to "Never Say Die" and neither, they did. The only weak, spot on .Millers sidel was the centre line which would have been strengthened' by the inclusion of "Billy Rid | dler:' and "Charlie Hiitchings" • they were both unable to play however, "Long Joe" gave, us an exhibitian of his old time dash. What 0 ! the mark in front, but his kick went wide Never mind, Joa Footscray have their eyes on you. 'Ben digo' wherever he was,, shone out with his pace, especially his run- round the wing, until soine bounder 'bounded his bouncing weight at him which made; him bounce on and off the turf. Still...
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
ATHLETICS For some time past great interest has been shown in the movement to form a Harriers Club in Foot scray, and on Thursday evening last close on 100 persons attended at the Irene Hall for that purpose. The nomination of office-bearers was far beyond the most sanguine anticipations of the promoters;about four times the number of nomiua tions being received. The election of same will take place at a future date. Anyone requiring informa tion may apply to Mr G. Mossop, 36 Pickett St, or Mr S. Thomas, Walter St, Footscray.
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION A YARRAVILLE MOVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION :a yarraville movement Citizens of Yarraville inter ested in the formation of a Progress. Association are urged to attend ..the'meeting to be held' in the. Yarraville hall on Tuesday ovening next, when a Association is to jbe formed, and office - bearers elected^ Rate-payers iof the south ward be alive to your; interests, at tend the meeting, and bring your friends with you.
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES. Footscray's team to-day will be as follows:—Craddock, Dodemaide, Spence, Baxter, Banbury, Cotton, Clarke, Harris, Samson, Eldridge, Ford, Grierson, Grimshaw, Payne, McCIuskey, Neilson Crouch and Law.«on are unable to play owing to injuries. ■ . ^ ■ Footscray players are requested to meet at station at 1.25. A spccial train will run to North Port to day from West Footscray at 1.52, Middle Footscray 1 54 and Footscray 156, returning at 5.23. • • « • • Jim B.ixter was unable through illness to resume play at the start of the third term, but he came out again later iFootscray are now level with North Mell> for first place on the premiership list The secretary of the YarraviUe Football Club acknowledges a don ation of 10/- from Mr J. W. B. Pedley. • • • • This afternoon; YarraviUe play South Melbourne District at Toorak Parkf Local players and support ers are requested to catch 1.40 p.tn | train from Yarraville. | * • • This afternoon, Footscray meet Port Melbourne -on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
RREYeU PKBPflRED F©R "NTOW 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 ueed. We have a stock of • new winter goods that will please 'lall". The goods that we are offering for the cold season, are of good pattern, warm and above all are of good strong wearing materials. , :: WINTER DRAPERY is now on our shelves ready for your winter shopping, in good lines of warm woollen singlets, with >hcrt or long sleeves, women's fleece lined unrie-wear, and a special line of warm blouses, just the thing for-home wear. :: :: :: : MEN'S WINTER WEAR consists of warm flannel shirts, woollen singlets, and underpants, " of the finest manufacture. For good value, in all lines of wearine- apparel, come right now to— G. Draper and Mercer, 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville. Williams Benefit. The secretary jof the Williams benefit Mr W. A. Nickels, ack nowledges- the following don ations:—Mr J. Dobson 5/- Mr. ...
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. ESPLANADE HaU,, Beach Stotjqn, WiUiamstown (J. W. Greeney. Scle Proprietor,) , The most up-to-date in the Town. To let for Socials. Concerts,. Dances, Weddings and Meetings. Tele. 186 W'stown. Dancing every Saturday Night.. BANKO OINTMENT—One trial will prove it a healing , salve for animal -wounds . It cures galls while the horse is worked. Sold in tins one shilling, and upwards. Depot 124 Barldy -Sly Footscray.;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 13 June 1914
f»Oy«33XONAL NetJw U henbr given that. Mr William Brocket, aoliciton hkriny token into partMnbip Hr Walter Kemp, their bmlnw will iafatareb*. carried oaandtr the ityli BROCKET , and : KEMP. .SOLICITORS, 237 COLLINS STRBBT, MELBOURNE. U Paisley [Street, Footscray. TsuirHomes—3481 Central « —149 Footscray. T(««t Paid* to lead atCnrreut Rate , 1^/| R JAMES HA I, I, Solicitor and Conveyancer LOMBARD BUILDINGS QUEEN STREET MELBOURNE Telephone—3273 Central. . OFFICE:—Mr C- Farnbacll,? office*, Irving Street Footscray, and Anderson Street, Yarraville." Mr Hall attends Footscray office on Mondays and Thursdays (court morning) between 9 and 10 a.m. to see his clients. En Trust Monies to lend on free hold Security. gECOMB ^ WOODFULL SOLICITORS A. C. Secomb—Commissioner of Supreme Court Victoria. Sth Aus ■ " tralfa, New Zealand A. H. WOODFULL, L.L.M, Commissioner W. A. Town Office-~Prell's Buildings, 60 Queen St, Melb- Phone 5705 • * • • Mr Secomb's private residence is: Buckley Street, Footsc...
(All Rights Reserved.) or the LOST HEIRESS of the CHAMPNEYS. PART 18. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 20 June 1914
(All Rii/ht.s R=;:-«rvo(l.) > ■ LOST HEIRESS ) of the CHAMPIMEYS. A .fascinating Romance, 13y tile A'.ithnr of "Tlio Hampton Mystery," '"fc-ir I'eter Klrioti. t'ic. I'AUT .IS. He waited bruiiiil s. ly for her re ply. "Coward ! !'' was h r n •iignant response. "I would - not ■ jp'ak the wn;d you v.nnt were it. Lo. : a"e my life. 1 wo.dd soon ;■ die than ; ivc you the smallest v.o'd of eiie.y.-ra;-orn( n ." ' Th.ii :;i-.dd'illy—so smldi.illy as to startle Kliin liaai—sl:c Made a snWnjr. pa.;"(d hi'ii, ;aiii-d the .-■tnir caso, and iiew do vn !U>» i»rp»1, .Hons stepy !i*.c a i':;: 1] of ii.-li:. With an oath !icl- in'my sprang after licr. She was half-way ar-0", shadowed from o'userval ion, rn llie pnavaul side, by the tall lio;ttbo:Mc, and from the laud bv tlio clilTs, wh:n ham overtook her., clutching her by the arm.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 20 June 1914
Carl Tappe was cbarjred at Mon day's court with neglecting to send his child to school. Defendant said th? child was subject to fits, and had to be sent away to the country. Dr. 'cCarthy said he knew personally that tho .boy was not fit to go to school, and he had told the inspector about it before. The boy required special _ training, which the Govern ment could not give. Despite Dr. * :Carthy's statement, the bench fined Tappe 12/-. Loy 1 Auglirim I,o''j;e No57 Yarraville held tile usual meeting in Masonic hull on -lune 9tli, The Meeting took thf form at a 'Social Evening', «t which a large number of fiiends and bre'aren were present, Bro T. Bell W.M., who is leaving for" Western Australia on a busiuess trip, was made, tbe recipient of a Travelling Bag from tbe Sisters oi No 21, also a Gold Star Pi", and a Travelling ling from the Brethren of No 57 as a token of eMcem for the valuable services he has rendered both lodges. The P M. spoke of Bro. Bell as a very .energetic Brother. T...
HOUSING QUESTION. LOCAL CONSTABLES' EVIDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 20 June 1914
HOUSING QUESTION. , 9 » ♦ » LOCAL CONSTABLES'* EVIDENCE Before lTie Housing: Commission on Tuesday, the following evidence was i.-ndercd in regard to housing' con ditions at Footscray and Yarraville : — Frederick Davis, ])olice constable, Yarraville, said that good housing conditions -existed at Yarraville, the only drawback being the smallness-of the allotments, .which were generally 3t x 70, which permitted very little back-yard. The rents of theso places ranged from 12/6' to 17/G a week. Tile suburb- was badly supplied with re serves, the children having to play in the streets. Thomas Henncssy, police constable, stationed at Footscray, said that about of.1 per cent, of the houses there pos sessed only small yards, the blocks on v.liich they were built being about 20 f:. by 100 ft. There were on an ave rage about 4 l-3rd persons to eacn house. The rooms in places which he visited were comfortable and well ventilated. There was no slum pro perty. ■ Three and four roomed cot tages b...
Braybrook Council. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 20 June 1914
Braybrook Council. The Braybrook Council met on Monday last at the Shire Hall, Deer Park, when the following councillors were present :—Crs. M'Kay (presi dent), A. Robinson, Derham, Pen nell, Cranwell, M'Lagan, Hopkins, Opie, Harrison, and Missen. Mr. E. Russell complained of a sheet of water lying in Melton and Rose streets.—Cr. Pennell said the drainage was very bad, and some thing should be done.—On the mo tion of Crs. Pennel and Cranwell, the engineer was instructed to attend to the matter. Esther .Studd asked that drain be cleaned out in Studley-street, and also Norfolk-street, in front of her shop, attended to.—Cr. I'ennell said it was a public place, being the post office. He moved that the necessary work lie carried out.—Seconded by Cr. Cranwell, and agreed to. H. V. M'Kay desired a fence on each side of railway line, which he is constructing at Hertford-street.— Cr. M'Kay said if the railway line was not' fenced in, it might be a danger to the public.—Request grant ed, subj...
LOCAL CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 20 June 1914
' Progress Association. * • • • * Formed in Yarraville. "Yarraville is awake now, and should keep awake," remarked Mr. Low at the meeting. • • • • « Several parents were fined at Thursday's Footscray Court for fail ing to send their children to school. F. W. True, land salesman, of Elizabeth-street, Melbourne, adver tises a new subdivision of land in West Footscray, close to Mitchell's works. ' ' » • • • • At Monday's local court Robert Shields was fined 40/ for having used obscene language in Nicholson street on Saturday evening. Senior constable Bird prosecuted. On charges of having deposited spalls on the roadway, the follow ing fines were indicted at Thursday's sitting of the Footscray Court :— John Coyne and \V. Brodie, 10/, with 2/0 costs each; Thomas Suth erland, 20/, with 2/6 costs. j „ * * ft ft... r I At Thursday's Footscray Court 'owners of wandering cattle were fined as follows:—J^inCockbill, 3 ^costs; William Gulliver, 1 horse, 5/, with 5/6 costs; Annie Greatorex, 2 cow...