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ANGLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
A.NGLING NOTLES. Good bream are now being caught in the river so the local club held two com petitions at week end. The trophies presented by Messrs J. S. Anderson and Fred Clarke (of Melton) were fished for. The former was won by Mr J. McKenry, his fish being caught near the Ammunition works; and the latter trophy being won by Mr Roy Merritt, who caught his fish near the magazine. Good fish are now being caught all along the river, crab being the bait used. Anglers will fish again this week for tropoies, particulars of which can be obtained at club room. Fine schnap per are still being caught off Williams town, flathead and silverfish also being plentiful.
DISPUTED WAGES CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
DISPUTED WAGES CLAIZM. A complicated debt case occupied the attention of Mr Notley Moore, P.M., Mr W. Mitchell, Dr. McCarthy, and Dr. Box, on Thursday, when Albert Fisher, carpenter and joiner, sued Ed win Weiland, builder and contractor, for the recovery of £-1/12/3 being the amount between the wages paid com plainant and the wages that should have been paid under the Joiners' Board determination. The point in dispute revolved around the fact that there is, under the wages' board award, a different rate for joinery work and stock work, viz. £1/10!- per week for the former and £3 per week for stock. Complainant said he was engaged as a joiner, and as a joiner only; that he was never told anything about stbck work. Defendant produced books'to show that complainant worked for him 1104 hours of which 804 hours were on stock work and 300 hours on general work, entitling him under the award to £72/2/6. Instead he received £76/l/-. Mr Notley Moore, P.M., argued at considerable length, sho...
CRICKET. CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
CRICKET. CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. Hyde street Methodists defeated Rest of Association last Saturday on the former's ground by 34 runs on the first innings. Rest of Association batted one man short. Hyde street (1st ins.) 137; Rest of Association (1st ins.) 108 (Cox 34, Hill 17, Carlton 11, Coniben 11, Sutton 10) ; bowlers for Hyde street, Humphrey 2 for 18, White 2 for 22, Holmes 2 for 28, Wilson 1 for 12, L. Copplestone 1 for 7, F. Copple stone 0 for 141. Hyde street (2nd ins.) 5 for 88 (L. Copplestone 30, F. Copple stone 22, Holmes 22 n.o.) ; bowlers for Rest of Association Sutton 2 for 20, Giles 1 for 5, Graham I for 15, Comben 1 for 20. Players, who were picked in the Inter-Association match, are re minded that it takes place on Easter Monday, at Northeote, commencing at 10 a.m. sharp. The local Pressos played their last match on Saturday last at Princes' Park against St. Andrew's, Footscray winning by 6 runs in a one innings match. Scores :-St. Andrew's 84, (Puche 4 for 18, Almond...
HOTEL AND EUCHRE. GAMING CASE AT LOCAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
HOTEL AND EUCHRE. GAMING CASE AT LOCAL COURT. The Footscray court was crowded on Thursday when Julius Necker, licensee of the Victoria Hotel, was proceeded against, for that being a licensed victualler he did allow an unlawful game to be played on his licensed premises. Sub - Inspector Kenneally prosecuted and Mr Brayshay appeared for defendant, who denied the charge. Constable James said that on night of 28th March he went with Constable White, in plain clothes, to the Victoria Hotel, Victoria street, of which the de fendant was the licensee. They stood in the passage for some time and saw Necker going into a room in which men were playing cards, serving them with drinks. Witness got chummy with two men and went with them into the room, sat down and saw two games of euchre played, the loser paying for the drinks. Mr. Brayshay--- WVere you drunk ?-- No. Do you drink?-Yes. Were you taken into custody by Ser geant Smelcher for being under the in fluence of drink ?-I decline to answer....
A PECULIAR CASE. ASSAULT ON YOUNG WOMAN DENIED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
A PECULIAR CASE. ASSAUL 1' ON YOUNG WOMAN DENIED. At Monday's court James Robert Miller Johnston, a married man residing at Northcote, was charged wvith unlawfully assaulting Alice Burton Greig, of Irving place, Foot. scray, on Thursday, _nd April. Mr Secomb appeared for complainant and Mr Corr for defendant, who pleaded not guilty. Complainant, a young woman residing with her parents at Irving place, stated that she was returning home about y p.m., on Thursday previous and when near Buzza's, accused peered into her face. She took no notice of him but continued to walk on. Ha followed and if she walked quickly he waked quickly; if she slackened her pace he would do the same. She turned into Irving place and accused stopped at the corner. When she had walked along a little way she heard some body running and stood to one side to let the person past, but instead of passing the man, who turned out to be accused, put his hands round her legs. She screamed and he ran away, but was stoppe...
OPEN AFTER HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
OPEN AFTER HOURS. At the local court on Thursday William ,Varke of Austin street, vas proceeded against for failing to close his hairdrcssing saloon on Friday, 6th Feb., at 8 p.m. It was stated that a hairdresser who observes the half-holiday on Saturday could kee his shop open on Friday nights till to o'clock, whereas if heobserved the half-holiday on Wednesdays his late night was Saturday. It was shown that at S.3o o'clock on the evening in question defendant was cutting a customer's hair, while another customer was being lathered by defendant's daughter. Warke was fined to/ with rt/ costs. Messrs T. McKinlay and P. W. Craig, hon. secretaries of the Operative Masons' and Footseray Thistle Club concert, in aid of Mr J. Matheson, have £47/19/8 in hand after paying all ex penses, a splendid response.
PRESENTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
PRESENATATIONS. On Monday afternoon last Mrs E. Smith, of the Hyde street Methodist Church, was presented, by the ladies of the auxiliary of the Foreign Mis sion, with a beautiful cake dish suit ably inscribed and the children were each presented with a book,. In the evening the Rev. E. Smith was the recipient of a substantial purse of sovereigns and his wife a set of carvers, presented by the Circuit. During the week the Rev. T. C. Rentoul was presented with a purse of sovereigns from the Bay View Road .Methodists, while on Wednes day evening a similar presentation was made to him by the Simpson street church. He was also the recipient of some valuable books from the Hyde street congregation. The fortnightly meeting of the Yarra ville A.N.A., President, Mr thckey, in the chair, was a successful one. One new member joined, and the conference delegates, Messrs Trinnick and Wylie, gave a full report of the Wangaratta Conference. Next syllabus item Quoit Tournament, for lodge trophy, s...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
nb'0A YBROOK( COU iVCI., Owing to the usual day of meelt ing clashing with the forthcoming holidays the liraybrook council held its monthly meeting last Monday, and in customary fashion rambled through it mass of more or less in portant business, the most striking portion of which was the acceptance of the resignation of the inspector of nuisances. Amongst the correspondence was a letter from .the Rating Reform League, a body of enthusiasts who see wondrous merit itn the rating ot property on thl: unimprovcd value. But in putting their views before "raybl.rook coons ill 'a the; '-:r ," t deavoring to germinate sced in in congenial soil, though it might have been expected, a; one who would be the most benefited by the proposed nethod that Cr McKay would have been a strong advocate for the change. W\hat the writers desired the council to do was to apply to the Government for a lipt of its valuations of land in the shire, obtained for land tax purposes, so that should the council adopt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit The Leading Shoe Stores In the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY. Phone Foothtaly !35J. Also at 170 Swan St., Richmond. Phoino WVindsor 189U. WN6WEDDING 1914. PRESENTS ;M' .,, ý 01' i3i Seasonabii.6lrr e, Show = 1 High-Class Glass and Plated War.e is )Exceptionally Attract ive this Year. A Large New Display Case has been erected just inside the door that cus tomers may have every facility for exercising an almost unlimited choice in selecting suitable gifts. UP 0 jEVA'N IIUs' FANCY GOODS DI)EI'ARTM ENT, ý ' ,143 Nicholson St., Footscray. Note: lunsho0s' do Inot profess to sell "'cheap" plate, livery ? Article can be relied on ot' Quality, Wear and Value You will a N'.w Suit andl an Overcoat for the \Vintl.r and you cannot do better thaIl lor W. J. McCANN, SPRACTICAL TAILOR, SMeasura yo,; u 10s ha's a Choice Selection of the Se:-sou's, Good'; :whic:h you will he pIle:ksed with. HlIs'Address is s3 PAISLEY STREET, (Next FIooscray Club) --- --Ladles' Costum...
HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
HEiLP YOUR TOWN. Talk about it. Write about it. Help to beautify it. Buy all you can in it. Remember that by assisting tradea. Inon you help the place along. Keep your money in the place. Sell all you c:an and buy all you can at home. The men who have invested in stores, workshops and other business places are building up the town, and they should he supported. John Flanigan was before the local court on Monday on a charge of being drunk and disorderly in Nicholson street on the previous Saturday. As he had been in gaol since the time of his arrest he was discharged.
BRAYBROOK OR WERRIBEE. PROPOSED RE-DIVISION OF TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
BIRAYBROOK OIt C WEIRRI PROPOSED RE-DIVISION OF TERRITORY. At the last Iheeting of the Werri bee council a letter was received from S. P. Thompson stating it was the intention to endeavor to obtain a severance of that part of the shire of Werrihee between the Geelong road and the Sunshine railway line from Tottenham to West Footscray and to petition to have area annexed to the shire of Braybrook. He wished to know the views of the council on the ma;tter. Cr Holland moved and Cr Robin son seconded that a reply be sent that the council have nothing to do with it as it is in the ratepayers' hands. An amendment was moved by Cr Troup, secunded by Cr I3rown Ithat the WVerribee council does not desire to give away any of its terri tory. The amendment wvas carried.
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
Sunshtne to Melbourne, Sunshine to Melbourne (week days) 6 55 730-739-81-821-103-z13-1230 2 8-3 45-5 26-5 31 -5 35-6 9-6 44 7 3T-9 50-11 12-12 9. Saturdays: 7-7 30-7 30-8 t-8 21 -10 3 118-I2 2-2 7-1223 I121-2 8-3 5 28-6 43-9 5o-Iz 8-r? 29. Sundays-Sunshine to Flinders street 9 54a.m. -r.53-3 47-6.16 8.57--xo.1, Leave Footscray ri minutes later, Melbourne to Sunshine, Spencer Street to Sunshine (week days 6 2-7 6 and 7 12 not stopping at Foots cray-7.8 (from Footscray only)--7 30 8 40--zo 33-11 38-r 37-2 43-3 38 3 53-4 11-5 26-5 53-6 38-9 S8 o0 22-rrT 40. Saturdays-Same as week days till 2o 33 r 1 5-1I 36-12 40-1 32-1 53 4 52-5 50-9 I8-ro 38-rr 41. Sundays -- Flinders St, to Sunshine 9 10-12 40-3 5-3 25-8 22-9 32. Leave Footscray 14 minutes later.
INSPECTOR RESIGNS. RE-ARRANGEMENT OF BRAYBROOK OFFICES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
INSPECTOR RESIGNS. RE-ARRANGEMENT OF BRAYBROOK OFFICES. Councillors at Braybrook pa;d Mr W. Paterson £55 per annum, with about £30 in addition in the shape of commission on dog fees collected, for acting as inspector of nuisances, cattle ranger, sanitary and dog fees collector and general utility man. Some of them, and some ratepayers too, appeared to think this muni ficent payment included, in addition the right to sail into the occupant of the office at every opportun ity and those who knew what he had to put up with were not surprised when, on Monday last, Mr Paterson forwarded his resignation as as offi cer of the council. In this as in other things the inspector was de cidedly polite. His resignation was tendered, he said, because he no lon ger resided in the shire, and he thanked councillors for the courtesy and assistance he had received dur ing the years he had held the posi tion. The resignation was received with regret and it was decided to forward the retiring officer a c...
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
----- - Pootscravto Melaourne. (Flinder St. 5 28 a,m.-6 20-6 47 -6 59-7 6-7 18 7 30-7 36"-.7 46--7 54-8 Ia-8 8-8 20a 8 24-8 40-9 5-9 36-9 46-10 2 zo 38-10 57-11 40-12 7 p.m. 1231 1 4-r 26-1 45-1 57-2 14-2 28-2 49 3 9--3 31-3 52-4 8-4 40-5 2a-5 ro 520--5 33--55--5 59- 6 r1-619-634 6 46-7 2-7 8'- 7 15-7 3r-7 38 7 48-8 8-8 34-8 58-9 29-10 7 10ro 37-10 57--1I z3F--1 34-11 59 -I12 25. Saturdays a:; usual to 10 57 a.m,-Il 39 122-126-12 20-12 24a-231-12 4 1 o--I 19--1 32--! 49.-2 12--2 16--2 29--2 3 4-3 23-3 49'-3 52-49-4 9-41-5 5 30-5 51--6 0o-6 34-6 52-7 8"-7 7 30-7 37-8 8-8 32-8 58-9 29 o1 7-10 37--to 57-Ir I3-11 28 rI 36-11 45-11 59-12 13-12 25 I14'. Sundays: 9 43-9 59 a.m. 12 59 p.m. 1 45 1 55-2 3- 25-238-254-322- 3 47 4 4-4 2--- 55-5 22-5 52-6 22--6 52 7 5 724-752-- 21-852-921-929 9 37-945-10 5--10 25-10 40-10 51. 'Werril,ecto Spencs,. aSpencer St,, only. F Fridays only, rraine leave eddrlolrn 2 min, earlier, Yar raville 5 min., XVilliamsrown 0no in. Mlboerlinor (Flinders St.) to Foo...
MENTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
MENTONE* lHurdle-Portlnnk or Bonnie George. Firat Division Hdp.--Flora or Precioijo. Second Division-lpoh or Malvacioun. Third Dirision-Finst.nnili or Bowood. Welter--.ullunder or Recaller. Easter Hdp.-Wingararx or Radiator. WILLIAMSTOWN. Illurle--Mllkabah or Bonnie George. Federal Handicop-Georgette or Coulma. Easter Cup&--lamhbur Belle or Monodia. Steeple--Pladd» or Moroka. .lu enile Ildp.--Veronal or Boytah. Werrihee iPate-yandillal King or Bellevillc. A. .1 C., SYDNEY. Hiurdle-PayrAter or Hall Mark. Autumn Stakes-The Parisian. A...C. St. Legar--Radnor or Andslocia, - ; Donnaster ndp.-Rathlxa or Aurifer. Sires Produce Stakes-Eougeny or AMountamnKnnight High Weltht Welter--Averse or ltalthusian. Second Day. Champagne Stakee-Woorak lClp-Wallalo (if atart)Sinapie or fultifoil Steeple-The Mllier or Clontaft ONKAPARINGA, (S. A.) Cup--Eager or EItham Steepl--Tramp or Tinto Hunrdle--Uxbrdge or Arqebuse, N·i;·
West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
WYrs Footscray Line, West Footscray to Melbourns. (Spencer bt Week days: 7 - 737- 7 46- 8 to- 8 3o-ro ra rr r2--r 10 p.m. r239-r 15-2 17-3 54 4 42-5 38-5 44- 6 18-6 53-7 40-8 42 9 59--rz z--z rS, Saturday's-7 9-7 37-7 46-"8 10-8 30.9 21 10ro2-- 17-12z 3-r2321.m -r 30-217 3 11-354-4 42-5 37-6 52-8 42-9 59 rr 7--r2 38. Melbourne (Spencer St) to West Footscray Week nays-6 2-7 b-71 r2--7 30--840-9o ro1033-r 38-II 48--2 35 p.m.-r 37 2 43-3 38-3 53-4 11-4 I6-5 26--553 6 38-8 0-9 18-ro 22-Iz 40. .antrdays-6 2-76-7 r2--7 30--8 40--g9 to 33-11 r5-sr 36-rz 40 p.m. - 1 32 1 53-3 33-4 16--4 52 -5 50- 8 ao 9 8-10o 38--r 41.
A PLEA FOR ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
A PLEA FOR EiN'ER PRISE. BY "ADVANCE FOOTSCRAY." Your ploa for tho display of inoro initiative and onterprise by Foots cray's public men, by Footscraiy's in stitutions, and by citizens of Foots cray comes ol)portunity, and the in ferential relbuk contained therein is only too well ,dserved. That FooLs. crny has made progress in recent years is true, but only tl'eo as far as it con co-rns the increase of buildings, popil Intion and revenue. In what other di reetionl has progress Ieen inado? Are our streets better than of yore? Are our public gardens uas attractive ans theyl werr seven or eight years ago wlon Mr. Ed. Gray, whose notes we read wiLh such ippr-ceiation, was in ilairgeol Is tlherec imlchhl improvement ill our train .service '. lIs anything Ihe.n ione to L iiillk tih district inoro convellienlt, I1or1 attractivo an mlore healthy as a. place to live in ? Are our local instit.ution's, incliiding our horti cultural society, our harmonic society, our howling club, .ny norle ul...
DRAUGHTS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
DIM UGHTS ASSOCIATION. Great interest was taken in the in dividual handicap last Tuesday evening and some very interesting games were played. The results were as follows: (2) W. Clifton beat W. C. Ley, 1-0 H. Farley beat D. Junner, 2-0 ; H. Farley beat W. Clifton, 2-0; (4) A. George (junr.) beat G. Mossop, 2-0 ; E. Clifton beat F. Preston, 2-0; (6) A. George (senr.) beat L. Rooke, 2-0; W. Paul heat A. Paul, 2-0; A. George heat W. Collard, 2-0; W. Paul beat A. George,, 1-0. W. Paul (6) plays the winner of E. Clifton and A. George (jun.) (4) and .the winner plays H. Farley (2.) The position is very interesting and the final should be worth watching,
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN RA ES. The Easter meeting of the Williams town Racing Club will hbe held on Mon day next when an interesting program of six events will be submitted. The amount given away in stakes is £1500 and the principal event the Easter Cup of 500 sovs, for which there appears likely to be a good acceptance. Given fine weather visitors to the sea side course should have an enjoyable outing, as the surroundings are very attractive. The first race is set down for 2 o'clock and special trains will run direct to the course, stopping at Footscray and New port to piak up and set down passenger.
CAN WE ACQUIRE BEAUTY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 11 April 1914
CAN WE ACQUIRE BEAUTY This is a qiuestion tlant will touch the iartil. of every lady reader, nld, iholnih it iiiay not he aniswered to every lidy's entire ii tihfaction, tlhero ih cei'rtinly a good deal of interest in knowing how other women have cdono it-o-r imagine they liave. So lhint "verylady's JTouirnal" for April hits ulion n liv, topic when it gives the views--and lie port-raits-of a nmnl her of Iclnding rwomen on "H-Tow to Bo lhnltiful." ,Miss DP Vtre,. the Hpright ly conedilieniii of "Thel Dandies." for exaniplip, advocates danneing, anid hays tliht even tllh oft-rondemned Tango l;as it.s ;dvantiagi s a.n a holth-,exr ci-ir. Miss Mlurriay, a Seottish chnim PII, votes for swiiiiniii. Miss MAryl Waxinaiin nays thnt, tennis is the rganil in make a giri hlalthy and lipnutifiul. .3i', Wobih i- ain nrdent, supliorter of shvn.matic phlvhinal cuilt.i r, and 3,Mis C'lhris Torimicr advances. the opinion lnha fencing gives n woman a mental mpise and an phv)lical heantv far above the ...