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FOOTSCRAY JOTTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
FOOTSCRAY JOTTINGS Mrs. C. Vorge anrd Mr. an'd Mlrs. H. A. Forge left Footscrny hlst wcek on a three-months' holiday rip through New Zealand. The Countess of Stradbroke will ,pen the Tweedle School ef- Mo thercraft and 'Hospital for Babies -n Monday, March 10. at 2 15 p.m. The Mayor and Mayoress of Footscrav (Cr. and Mrs. Farns worth) will entertain visitors at the .conclusion of the ceremony. IMr. and Mrs. T. H. Launder, accompanied by their son and laughter, left by the Sydney exrress on Tuesdav week last to catch the Tahiti, which sailed the following day for Auckland and Aimerica. They will spend six weeks in the United States before m:iliig for England and the Con tinent. A defendant at the Footscray court last week confessed'-that he had only earned £4 since June and could not meet a debt that he was sued for. Mr. Secomb, the orosecuting solicitor, was anxious to know how he had lived so cheaply. The defendant was in dignant, and replied that he had lived honestly. Mr Secomb d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
First Issue of the Advocate Sold Right Out ................................. ..........................- . .... ..... Reliable FOrOTWEAR at Low iPrices Men's Working Boots, guaranteed solid leather, wide I fitting, with toe-caps - - - - Box Calf Derby Boots, with or without 1 ?/! 1 toe-caps, 3 decker soles ... Quarry Boots, with toe and heel plates, I /1 very wide fitting ... ... ... Glace Kid Boots, with patent toes, long I I/ shape, very dressy ... ... BOX Hide Cossacks, for work, plain vamp 17/I 1 extra good quality ... ... . I Ladies' Black Suede One-Strap Shoes, 7 1 1 'white lamb lining, 1 heel ... ... Patent One-Strap Shoe, neat, last, light I / soles, wood sport heel ... ... ... Glace Derby Shoes, with patent caps, I ?/1 1 leather heels, sewn soles ... ...I Glace. Kid Strap Shoes, with light sewn I soles, leather heels .. ... ... House Shoes, with one strap and rubber heel ?/1 I very comfy .. . .. ... ... ... Children's Kiddies' Box Calf One-strap Shoes / very strong ... ... ...
BAPTIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
~BPTIST O~dRCH. Thlie work in connection with the above church is progressing very favourably. Tlhis happy state Cf aflfairs has been brought about by the efforts of the pastor, Rev. 'ITudba!l, despite his being handicapped a good deal through sickness. Services are held- every Sunday morning and evening, the evening service being preceded by a song service, which tends to make the meetings brighter. Sun day school is held in the afternoon at 3 o'clock, and the secretary re ports that there is room for many more children, and advises par ents, whose children are not at tending other schools, to send the little ones along. The choir, with Mr. Rowe as condulctor and Mrs Mounsey as organist, are working hard in the interest of the church. and render anthems every Sunday.
Laundering a Silk Jumper [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
Lauidering a Silk Jumper With very little effort, and atten tion to a few details, the most beauti ful knitted jumpers or dresses can re laundered at home -'ith the expendi ture of a few pence only. This method is both su:itable for real silk or artif! cial silk that is prepared from woo-i pulp; both wash equally well. but ar tificial silk improves after washing. Provide sufficient warm water in a bath or large basin to allow easy movement of the whole dress or jum per; a small basin does not allow rcom for the water to move freely through the garment, Very hot water might loosen the colour, and water that is tco cold cannot move the ,rease. The water should be just comfortably hot. Have ready soma soap jelly made from pure yellow primrose soap; on no account use household or strong cleaning soap or soap powders. Pure soan flakes could be used, which quickly dissolve, or a piece of yellow soap could be put into a wire soap-saver and boiling water poured en to it. Soap jelly is made ...
Sunshine Advocate SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 1924 [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
Sunshine Advocate SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 1924 The first issue of the Advocate was not brought out without ex periencing the usual difficulties. The usual mistakes in typography and the usual omissions all had a place in the initial publication. Nevertheless the little paper was heartily welcomed by the local people and many commendatory remarks have reached the pro prietary. It was a feat to bring an issue out at all in the circum stances as neither plant nor build ings were completed. The car penters, the painters and glaziers the electricians and-general mach inists were all in the way with unfinished work. The news re porter who is expected to chron Icle all the doings of the town and the outside world had not assumed his duties, the proof reader and paragraphists had not come on and the editor was faced with things approaching the chaotic. Still the issue was brought out" and the folks appear to be fairly satisfied. Shortly a reporting rGundsman will be on deck and the various commi...
A GOOD REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
A GOOD REPORT The annual educational in'pec tion of the Geelong road :State school concluded last week. The inspection, which lasted over a week. was conducted by the dis trict inspector (Dr. Leach, D.Sc.). His report at the conclusion of. the work was very good, and re flects rit.i' cfiedit on the head nmaster and teachers at the school. Scholars to the number of 97 were successful in gaining .their merit certificate. and seven others are to be re-examined ii one sub icct with a view to qualifying. There were only five failures. As a result of the standard obtained by 78 of the children they will transfer to a school of a higher educational standard. There were 1.22 passes for the qualifying cer-,; tificate, and four of the scholars left the school to attend colleges.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
Amusements, R.S.S.I.L.A. Card Party and Dance will be held in the SHIRE HALL Monday, March 17th Dancing in Main Hall, Cards in Soldier's Club Rooms. Good Music Roll up and bring your friends Admission 1',- (plus tax) E, J. McKenzie, Sec. Sunhine Soldiers and Sailors' Distress Fund A Band Recital will be given in the SUNSHINE GARDENS Sunday, March 30th by the Australian Ladies' World Tour Scottish Pipe Band Silver Coin Collection D. Perry, J. S. Willaton, President Secretary Lodge lotioces. GR'AND UNITED ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS Albion Branch, Sunshine Meets at St. Mark's Hall Next Wednesday, March 12th Business Important Garnet L. Coulter, Secretary ~ -- ----.- .-- -- ___________- Business Amn~uncerents. W. J. SOLOMON Contractor & Builder Alterations and Repairs Cr. Northumberland Road and Ballarat Road, Sunshine A. LOWE Painter, Paperhanger and Decorator Estimates Free Martin Street, Sunshine Professional Notices, MissAlmaOakes D. M. S?V., A. L. C. M. Pianoforte, T-iarmnony and ...
HIS REMINDER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
HIS REMINDEIR, "Now, children," said the visiting mninister who had been asked to ques. tion the Sunday school, "with what did Samson arm himself to fight agai.st the Philistines?" None of the children could tell him. "Oh, yes, you know!" he said, and to help them he tapped his jaw with one finger. "What is this ?" he asked. This jogged their memories, and the class crier in chorus: "The jawbone of an ass,'
EXPENDITURE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
* MPENDITUr r Pnlance. . 922 ~58/ lni rotd ir " ni renance, flcnchgo rr'd £R4"/1'2 i2: n~rr .elnent vr~rr : Rcen·ijgB read,' X11ij/9/4; total, £12'9/19/1, Mrs. Green: "A nd whom does thia stp+.rer rr'^" ýsert: ?" hrs. dills: A'*hat is Pfsyche, 'execi 'ter' in tp-"ra cotta.." MP. Green '`Oh, the poor thin!,! How cruel they are in those outlandish ru1tri6e V :
TRUGANINA NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
TRUGANINA NEWS An excellent concert was given by the Jovial Entertainers of As cot Vale, in aid of the funds of the Truganina Hall. A crowdeid house thoroughly enjoyed the items, particularly the humourous ones. At the close of the pro gramme the Progress Associa tion's president (Mr. Harrison) and Cr. Maher suitably thanked the company for their generosity in providing the entertainment. After supper the hall was cleared, and dancing was indulged in until the early hours. The inewly-installed "Gloria light" is proving a great improve ment on the old kerosene lamnps. The last stage of constructing the telephone line to Truganina has been entered upon,iand the residents will soon have a much heeded convenience. The line will be conntected with the Sunshine exchange. At a later date it will be extende to Mt. Cotteril. On Sunday, March.30, Sunshine is to have t;e pleasure of hearing the Australian Ladies' World Tour Scottish Pipe Band, when they will give a band recital in the Sunshine...
FOOTBALL. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
FOOTBALL. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the Suti shiine I' oonhall Club was held in the Shire Hall on Monday, Febru ary 4. '1 he preside't (Mr. G. Coulter) was in the chair. There was a good attendance of mem bers. despite the warnmth of the evening. The president, in his opening address, referred to the past sea son's performance, and regretted that lie was not in a position to congratulate the team on being remiiers. They had, however, done well, and managed to secure a place in the final four. H-e hoped that the coming season would be niore successful than the last, an I he urged on those members wh,, accepted positions as office-bearers to put their whole energy into th:: work. It was only by the co-ope ration of all concerned that they would hope for success. I-He sai-l that they were likely to get more publicity for the club, as a loc'l paper was about to be started in Ihr? district, and he introduced Mr. Carlton, a representative of the paver. The report and balance-s...
CRAZY IMPULSES [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
CRAZY IMPULSES A famous wit once confessed to a secret ambition to throw an egg into an electric fan. Very likely he will go through life with this wish ungratified, al though gratification is easily within his means. Another man, equally great in his line, was once seized at a large dinner party with the im pulse to throw a stuffed tomato at the gleaming shirt-front of the gentleman opposite. The more he thought about it the more the idea fascinated him. Perfectly aware that all standard books on etiquette are opposed to such quaint conceits, he nevertheless acted upon the im pulge, greatly to the surprise of the gentleman opposite, who, however, responded in kind. Soon all the guests were like wise engaged, and so continued throughout the salad course. Very few people would have had the courage to act upon such.an impulse, although nearly everyone has at times been tempted by other impulses just as bizarre. Who has not been almost irre sistibly beguiled - when the minister inquire...
SERVED HIM RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
SE:RVED HIM RIGHT. The fat old lady struggled valiantly to mount the high step of the waiting omnibus. 'fCome along, ma!" urged the con ductor. "They ought to 'a' given you more yeast when yer was a gal; then you'd be able to rise better." "Yes, young man." retorted the old dame, as at last she hoisted herself triumphantly up. "Ar.d if they'd given you a bit more yeast you'd be better bred." The other clay Jones heard a pretty good conundrum and decided to try it on his wife. "Do you know why I am like a mule?" he asked her when he went home. The wife did not even stop to think. "No,"' she replied promptly. "I kndw you are, but I don't know why you are."
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
POULTRY iOTES. By "Tight Feather." The cause of many failures in poultry keeping is that a beginner 1 must be qualified to run a bu;i - ness on his or her own-and h, many have this qualification I 1 maj:rity o.f people arc worker very fewic rn succe.-sful bu nesses. Most beginners must fr l,,w. other people's methods a: advice, and if they are fortunate enough to have' plenty of common sense it is a valuable asset. Suc cess takes tirme, but comnmonsen-e, comrbined with a love of outdoor life. some knowledge of how birds -shIuld be cared fic r. andl a goF'Cd. but not nece sarilv exoensive, ;lant. shouldl enable a be'ginner to keep poultry profitably. Pullets intended to compete at any of the forthcrminfl eLZg con tests should, as far as o,:ible. be given free range, and on no ac ccunt should they be fed too much trrcingr foods-the plainer the food the better. Skim milk feed in the "-ash is better than meat dur inr the warm weather. and is not likely to cause bowel trouble. iFeeld ple...
NOTES ON HEALTH Gleanings and Excerpts. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
NOTES ON HEALTH Gleanings and Excerpts. By Gco. Shanahan, Dental Surgeon. Greek mythology has given u. FHygcia from whom we have de rived helc word hygiene. She was the daughter of Aesculapius, we are told, and Apollo was her g Laiidlatther. H-[ygeia was the god (less oi health. It is said she was created after a great plague i1',' L taught Aesculapius that socme thing more than curative medicine was necessary. She represented the sanitary division in his three temples, and had charge of a sys term of principles and rules (le signed for the preservation anai 1 romotion of health Hygiene is the science of health ful living, and furnishes us a basi:; for an intelligent control over those habits and conditions whicn affect our every-lday life. Perso i.al hygiene, as contrasted with public hygiche, considers those principles for the preservation and prormotion of health over which the individual has control. And , ince Providence has ordered that man shall (at, work, think and plrocreat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
The Shine Meat Supp1y and Ice Works (W. T. WHITE & CO.) Premier Butchers and Ice Suppliers Orders called for and delivered Corner HAMPSHIRE & DURHAM ROADS SUNSHINE Sunshine Technical School DERBY ROAD, SUNSHINE Junior Technical School Day Classes for Boys and Girls Senior Technical School Day and Eveni?z Classe3 in Engineering, Building Construction, Science, C )mmercial, Art, Tra 1e and other.Dmcestic Subjects The school is equipped with every modern convenience, up-to-date scijntifie apparatus, and machinery, elicientiy st.,t?-d by a body of expetr Instructors, each spec.a'ists i- taei' particular bra..c'es. Parents do not withold from your boys and girls this opportunity of a Technical Training. The Day Classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WRITE OR CALL FOR PROSPECTUS GEO. BAXTER, Principal Miss YOUNG Dressmaker C/o Mrs Hardie, next "Blair" Athol," Hampshire Road For Cakes, Pastry, Hot Pies, Soft Drinks and all kinds of Confectionery, go to Mrs. G. Stacey " The Athol...
BRANCH LINE FROM SUNSHINE [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
BRANCH LINE FROM SUNSHINE The Railway Department in formed the Footscray Council on Monday night that no information could be furnished in reference to which of the routes would be chosen in connection with the proposed branch line which is to convey goods traffic from Totten ham to North Melbourne. Two years ago the department surveyed two routes,. and which ever one. is selected residents of Hyde, . Moreland and Cowper streets will be seriously affected It is practitally decided upon that the new line will branch off the Sunshine line and cross at the back of the Footscray bowling green and thence along Hyde street. The line then will con tinue along, Sttnbury street, or from a point further south, and connect up with North Melbourne. In the interest of.. re;idents,: and oroperty owners in the vicinity the council is endeavouring to as certaiti which of these tbutes will he selected. | "I· e " m· . . ..... . ..·
Swimming Club Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
Swimming Club Carnival The Sunshine Swimming Club, whose headquarters are at the top of Forrest street, are holding a carnival next Saturday afternoon, Magrch 15, commencing at 2.45 sharp. A varied and interesting I.rogramme will be staged, includ. ing a 50 yards handicap for ladies. There is to be a diving competi tion, junior handicap, open handi cap, barrel' race and other events. ' he teaching of swimming is moat important, and everything in this direction should be encouraged. Mr. W. R. Wild is the hon. se-. retary, and he promises all who care to put in an appearance 7 good afternoon's pleasure.
Another School Required [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 8 March 1924
Another School Required Residents of Sunshine, west of Anderson's road, have been com plaining lately of the distance their children have to travel to reach the State school. It is also eery dangerous, as the children mu:s't cross the railway line t) reach their destination. The pa rents' interest has reached such a stage that they intend' to call IL mee,tiing to discuss the matter, and, if possible, secure another school somewhere in the vicinity of Sydney street, which would cater for this rapidly-rising quar ter. Accordingly a meeting will be held in the Baptist Church on Monday next, and all resident, interested are cordially invited to be present, - m m-dlA·.mrn, ?q