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ANGLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
ANGLxING NO-I2ES. Footscray Angling auld Fish l'rotectiun Society met again lat \\'cdnes?day night at the club rooms, mnembers being in large attendance. Anglers reported g;od bream being caught along Footscray wharf and about bridges. Good bream and schuappcr are still being caught at \Vcrribce. Flathead are still to be caught oil \Villiamnstown. \Veek end trophies to he f~shlcd for are club trophy down the bay. Mir Lil;e Greenwood's trophy will be ff:,hed for in the river. At Thursday's court Michael O'Con nell was fined 10/-, with 2/6 costs, for collecting bottles without a license.
To the Editor of "The Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
T'o the Editor of " T'he Advertiser." Sir,- -I am against all this talk about push and enterprise. If "Advance Footscray " wants to push let him. I don't. I believe in peace and quietness; in the grand old policy of "steady does the trick." This isn't America where people hustle and bustle to such good effect that all the residents over forty years of age are in the cemetery. What's wrong with Footscray anyway? According to our local papers its revenue has nearly doubled itself during the last five-years ; its population has increased from 18,000 to 25,000 in the same period, and anyone returning to it after a few years' absence remarks " My, but this place is going ahead." What I can see of it we are fortunate in having a body of councillors who look before they leap. These proposals to run tramways here and there; to mnake direct roads at great expense, and to beautify parks and gardens are all tommy-rot. They mean taxing the property-owner every tinme and are quite unnecessary se...
VALUE OF HONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
VALUE OF HONEY. According to Dr. Pol Demade, or Paris, honey should occupy an hen. orablo place in therapeutics. He re. lates that his advice was asked about a tiny, emaciated baby. The child, which lay in its mother's arms, was nine months old, and gave one the feeling that it had but to close its little eyes for death to assert itself. The infant was suffering from diarr hoea, which had refused to yield to all remedies tried; the poor little crea ture was emaciated to an extreme de gree, with black rings under the eyes, and the lower stomach fearfully.large. The noor sufferer had no appetite whaUyeer, but was in its place plagued with almost incessant vomiting and diarrhoea. He ordered her to feed the infant on honey and water, nothing else abso. lutely, for eight days, and if tlhchild were still living at the end of tlhit time to give goat's milk and water in the proportioR of one to two parts respec tively, ''I dismissed the case from my mind, since I did not hope for anything b...
PRIVATE SECRETARY'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
PRIVATE SECRETAhY'S STORY. Any of you ever beeoon a privato sec. retary? Fine job that. Nothing to do but hellp. your boss watch youl work. He dictates to you, and you put it down. That's different fromn being married. Your wife dictates to you, and you put up with it. As a privato secretary, you hltve to know everything, until the first thing you know youl lillknow too nurh, bhut you have to know enougllh Inot to know any thIng. Then you kntow as unlch as tlhe boss does. Don't be like the priv\atc secretary for the armless wonder. li- was told to write a letter and he started-"I take my Ipen in hand--" The next thing he kInew he took his hat in hand. You have to humlor your boss. 1 asked my boss for a day off. lIh asked me if I cared what day it was. "No." I said. Thllen he gave me an off-day off. Oh, he 'was a tighttwad, that man. When he'd got a roll of bills he'd sew 'em together. I advised hint to have them bound. Ilo threw them on thlt floor soveral times to mano then' botnd, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
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A Confusing Title. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
A Confusing Title, "Au I entered the stateroom assign ed to me on one of the coast steamers on my last trip South I was startled to find the lower berth littered with feminine apparel," said a commercial traveller who had just returned to town. "I immediately sought out the purser of the boat and told him he must have made some mistake in al loting the rooms, as the person he had put in mine was undoubtedly a woman, if I might judge by her belong ings, "'Well;, well!' hlie exclaimed. 'There must be some mistake. Let's look at the passenger list.' "Examination of the list showed my name and that of 'Major White' as the occupants of the same room. The purser and I went to the state room, and there in the doorway stood a mild-eyed young woman. When the purser asked her if that was her room she glanced at him casually and replied that it was. "'But,' objected the officor, 'I have assigned this room to Major White. Have I the pleasure of speaking to his wife?'. "'No, sir,' was the prompt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. DENTIST T. Gough HAS REIOVED TO -Corner of lopkins & Nicholson Sts, (Over Shaw 8, Grocers, 'Phone 'Footscray 381. M ,. J. L. COPPLESTONE (Rec, by Dental Board of Viw.) DEN TAL PRACTITIONER. 117 BARKLY STREET (Past Hoopers) P. E. SAINSBURY, L.D. S, 1 By Exams. MeIlb. Universit Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES :& W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, "Roseville," 85 Paisley Street, Footseray, Orokery and Catering Requisites on hire. .renders for Wedding Brcak~asts, Banqueots, Booials,Garden Parties, Picnics, Smoke aigsts to, Up to-date Plant. Best recommendations. Tenders any district. Phone, 278 Footscray. S HAVINGS CGIVVR AWAY. Suitable for Horse Bedding. Shaw's Chair Factory, Pilgrim St3et, \VWest Foot scray. WIHYPAY RENT WVhen you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Ternms in any part of the district, or e1g any subnrb, for: Small Deposit and the Balance as rent front E. A, WEILAND Builder and Contractor, I" The Gables," Cr.Paisley &am...
ANNUAL MEETING. 66th INFANTRY FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
ANNUAL MEETING. 36th INFANTRY FOOTBALL CLUB At the annual meeting of the 66th In- fantry Football Club, held at the Drill Hall on Thursday, the president (Lieut. D. A. Thomas) congratulated the club on its brilliant success last year, when it won the premiership of the Metropoli- tan Infantry Football Assn. in the first year of its inception and hoped that they would be again successful this year. As there are now nearly 400 men n the Citizen Forces in Footscray, there is no reason why this should not be. The annual report and balance sheet were read and adopted. The hon sec- retary (Lieut. S. J. Nichol) and the several office-bearers were complimen- ted on the efficient manner in which the affairs of the club were managed. The following office-bearers were elected—Hon. Pres. Lt. Col. F. S. Newell. Pres. Lt. E. A. McKenna, Vice Pres. Major Lang, Capt. Hurry, Lts. Thomas, Maltby, Blick, (Grills, Ligert- wood, Dawson, Hanson, Brodie, Nichol, Bennett, Dobbie, Pitt, Cr Drew (may- or,) M...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 18 April 1914
DEATHS. KERINS.- 4th April at the residence of his brother.in-law, Mr J. Meyers, 47 Ryan st., &nbsp; Maurice Patrick, the dearly loved son of &nbsp; John, late Mary Kerins, loving brother of John, Mrs J, Meyers, Mrs J. Williams, Mrs Mat Sheridan and Nellie, of Ruther- glen. Deeply regretted. May his soul rest in peace. M.M.
WANGARATTA MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
\VANGA(;IATT'A I\IATCI-ES. A. M. McDonald, G. AIcDonr-ld, and Win, Kennedy were the three clccted by the ai Union to represent lootscray rifle club in the inter-union nmatch. Leaving Melbourne by the Albury express they had a pleasant trip up arriving at the rangc in good time for the firslt inatcl. They were somewhat surpriscd to heir that the I., bI'et scores of the \Vangaratta competitors 122 iln number were to bIe ut up agaiiist the viiitors which wa;, rather a big ,hantlicap againilt them but they toed the mark determin ed to do Iheir bcbt. 'The conditions of the match on I'ri day wa\:i Io :.hot:, at 5o0 tand I at too yds. rThe top :,core of tile ldayy ias pnt Ilp y VW. Kenne(dy \who \vwias tlhe only ont to Li gt a poshsible and that lwva; at *5ou ydsi. G. ilc Donald with 92 anid 6. |. ,McDonald o)l being close behind. Thre total scorc:; of lthe two teantli were \Vantiaratta Io5 and the Metropolitan Team 10.., the home teanlm winning by ; points. On ,Saturday in the second nmat...
RIFLE MEN ON TOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
IUFJ . Jt' MN i'N ThUR. BY "BULL'S EYE." 'ootscray Rifle Club arranged a match with Trentham for the Inaster holidays at Trcntham. The team leaving home early on Friday mtorning in good spirit:, (Yea, Tohnne \"Valkcr'.i). I&lt;eaching 'frcntham, the first thing wa, to mt ke for the Conm mercial -lotel (not to have a drop of watcr) but to nmake arranemnts for their ac non ?odation and to see what was on the bill of fare for dinner. "WVe Bobby's" teeth fairly watered when he was informed that turkey and hatlll Was on, no wonder he could not get tie possible, but neverthe less, lie looks well on it. Bulls Eye bilievcs that he put on about ton pounds and he was not the only oie that did justice to the good things tlihat were on the table. 1 did hcar that Macaulay was so hungry that he startecd operations on the pillows and Bobby H-Iagan :,tarted drinking tihe bath ealer. But after all having dinner they began to think about getting ready for L-utsiness--a very severe task too, t...
RIFLE NOTES. By "BULL'S EYE." [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
" RIFLE NOTIES. By "BULL'S EYE." Footscray's club shoot last Saturday was 14 shots at 6o0o yds for the rth stage of the B 0. Skidmore Shield and V. R. A. and 21 Union medals. Although the weather at timnes looked very threatening, it was favor able for shooting and some good scores were put, the best being J. N. McDonald, R, Hagan, G, McDonald, 67.3-70 ; J. Me Henry, T. Mastertoun C. H-lenderson, 65.5-70; A. Pelton, 6r.g-7o; W. Jackson, 57.13.70; 0. Upton, 6.1 5 69: A. J. JlcDozi aid, 64.5-69;J. Joint, 6o.-69g; IR. Meenry, 62.6-68; J. Cropley, 6r.7-68; J; B3erlowitz, 59.9.68; " Dug.' Fraser, 56.1.-68; J. Mae loun, 6".5.67 ; Nor. McDonald, 6"2.5.67 ; A, Robinson, 56.I1-67 i \V. Stevenson, 58.8-66; D Robinson, 51.15-66; C. Smith, 55,9.64; C, Mloore, 50.11-61 ; A. Macaulay, 55.5-60. The leg in for the Mangor trophy was won by R, Hagan who, although one of the latest additions to the club, has proved that he must be considered avery likely colt and with a good future before htinm. The s...
SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
so w R. Northumberland and Durham United played their first home match last Saturday on theRiver Bank ground, when Birming ham provided the opposition. 'Thclocals having lost the toss kicked oft against the sun, which was not very strong. United scored a goal early, after play had been fast and exciting'and from end to end, Marsden netting' from a good ceatre by Weston. Shortly after this the visitors equalised, and at half-ltime the score was one all, After the restart' Birmingham -pressed strongly, and the' United backs were hard put to it to prevent a score. They came dut of the ordeal with flying colors. The home team's left wing was pulled lip time after time by the visitors International back, Hyde. The right wing got awvay several times, with Laycock unable to finish a good run, and WVeston having bad luck when within a few yards of goal. Then Birmingham took the lead with a good shot, and after making a great etlboit the game ended before the locals could dritw level, Birmin...
NEW MACHINES FOR OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
NEW MACHINE S FOR OLD. On March 24th a man giving the name of S. A. Benny called at Mrs Charlotte Ada I-lirts place of abode and offered to take her sewing machine valued at 30/-, with 5/- de posit as part purchase of a new machine. H-e had an empty spring cart at the door and suggested taking her old machine away then as he would have a full load to take back the day he brought the new machine. The offler was accepted and Benny went away with the old machine and the 5/ deposit but although Mrs -lirts waited nearly a month the new machine did not arrive so she thought it advisable to take legal proceedings. The case came before the local court on Monday when Mrs. Hirts explained as above but as there was no appearance of Benny, the sewing machine or the 5/- deposit, a warrant was taken out for his arrest,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
IPECIAL NOTICE!. iUNJW lIlUmflJIujljlItf ligh-Grade TAILRING to Measure Our S ,Stock of S Suitings "l ?' Is exten saive and we will ~ Strive to please - Ithe most E Fastid = -l ious. ME RLV SMULLDOON 108NicholIon St footscra ?lllll lllllllllllllll I li lll lll l llllllll Miss Beatrice I, Johnstone Costumiere, Mechanics' Institute Buildings, Nicholson Street. Come at Once ! Our Half-Yearly SALE Is Now On. Saleeba Bros. 8, 5, 7 HOPKINS STREET FOOTOSCRAY. Branches-67 Errol Street, North Melbourne & 324 Smith Street Colllngwood, 120 Nicholson Street, Footscray. (next National Bank) Alex. Doherty ihans opened as Confectioner and Paatryaook. Tobaccos, Cigars and Gigaiotteo, Soft Drinks .. Pastry Fresh Daily. Mechanics' Institute Nicholson street, Footocray. Subscription 2/6 per quartor. Open every eveuing 7 to 10; Saturday 2 to 5. Library contains over 5000 volumes Scientific, Fictional and Reforence, Irho Reading Rooms are supplied with the daily and weekly newspapor, Australian ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES DENTIST T. Gough HAS REMOVED TO - Corner of Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Shaw e, Grocers, 'Phone Footscray 381; Mr. J. L . COPPLESTONE (Reo. by Dental Board of Vic.) DEN CAL PRACTITIONER. 117 BARKLY STREET (Past Hoopers) P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. By Exams, Melb, Universit Dental Surgeon s5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES- & W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, "Roseville," 85 Paisley Street. Footscray. Orookery and Catering RequisiteC on hire. " enders for Wedding Break asts, Banquets, ' SocialsGarden Parties, ricnics, SnmokeNights to. Up -lo.date Plant, 13est reconmnendations. Tenders any district. Phone, 78 Footscray. WHYPAYRENT When you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms 3in any part of the district, or " U1? any suburb, for) Small Deposit and the Balance as rent from E, A, WEILAND Builder and Contractor, i" The Gables," CrýPaisley & Victoria Sts. Footscray. Or any Agent. A. GOODWIN, Late Manager with EXHIBITION BOOT COY, Begs to not...
CONDEMNED HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
CONDEMNED HOUSES. The Health Officer (Dr Webb) and City Inspector (Mr Whitehead) fol lowing on an inspection of houses in the district, arrived at the conclusion that two at least of them were unfit to be used as human habitations, and on Monday evening the Inspector submitted the following report: " In company with Dr \Vebb 1 have inspected No. 38 Parker street and find that it is not fit for huian habitation, and agree with the doctor in condemning the house. Also the house No. 13 Moore street i:s not fit for human habita tion. Re the letter sent by the West Footscray Progress Association, I have inspected the house referred to, both before and after removal. It was removed from Hopkins street, Footscray, and in its present state is not fit to occupy. The owner intends to renovate it both inside and out, and then I think it will be all right." It was decided that the usual 28 days' notice be given in each instance where the properties were condemn ed as unfit for habitation. Carl ...
SUNDAY MEETINGS. REQUEST FOR NAPIER ST. GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
SUNDAY MEETINGS. REQUEST FOR NAPIER ST. GARDENS. BY THE SOCIALIST PARTY. In a type.written letter, dated 6th March, Percy Murphy (sec.) asked permission to hold meetings .in the Napier street gardens on Sunday afternoons. Cr Drew moved that letter be re ceived and Cr Pearce seconded under the impression that the mayor had moved that the request be granted, Cr Shillabeer--I am very much against this gentlemen. I do not think our reserves should be used for that purpose. Cr Drew--I was under the in pression when 1 spoke that it was the reception of the letter that was under discussion. I am opposed to meetings being held in small enclos ures like the gardens, Cr Shillabeer-Simply receive the letter. Cr Jenkins--Cr Drew moved that - the letter be received. Cr Pearce-After the motion was carried ? Cr Jenkins-No, before. The letter was simply received,
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
The Mayor (Cr Drew) noting several outcrops of stone ion the Footscray Hill thought they might be topped on' for a few pounds audl the stone utilised. The engineer, however. jlad a totally differ ent story to tell. lfe said that to do tli work would cost .200i), and that the stone could not, be utilised for crushing. The Mayor seemned surprised and rose to speak, but on second thoughts conltelted' himself by saying it seenicd a lot of money for ai little .job., Cr. Shillabeer came forward with a suggeition that ia couple of quarrymiin inight be piut on for a week or two at a time to do the worst part-of the work. lBefor doing anything at all we imight suggest a visit of inspection to the Yarraville gardens where the council, under the misguided idea that they were " im proving" the garden:s by taking outi stone outcrops, have practically ruined a large portion of that line ariea. It is to be hoped that the council will refrain from anything of that character in the Footscray Park. I...
ELECTRIC SUPPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 25 April 1914
ELECTRIC SUPPLIES. At the meeting of the Footscray Council on Monday the electrical superintendent (M1r Carmody) sub nitted the following roconimenda. tion : "lor the supply of 8So yards of h.t, cable I recommend the accept ance of the V, '1'. -IHenley Tele graph Coy., at ,[307, this being the lowest, And tor the supply of 3too K.V.A. transformers that of the Australian General Coy., though not the low est, shows an efficiency of o.5;', over others received in their guar anteed result:s. 'This efficiency means :a saving of [' 5 per yearon present load,,antd for this reason I recommend that their tender be accepted." For the supply of cable there was a difference o1 only [.} between the lowest and that of the British Insu lated and Ilelsley Company. The amount of the transformer tender recommended for acceptance was [241, which was [49 higher than the lowest tender, but within E6 of the other tenderer ; and the sup erintendent's contention was that at the price, and having due regard...