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WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

T7TT ANT) HUMOCE. Trar.-.'e-- ']!■. re, landlord. ' what'j iieliurut v.11• i u il'- I've driven J1U1 U.',.,, .1 11 m.a. j,j i. ),e ;,j. vayi; ..vi i/., -,i ;:uu si.j clo.-e a nr." c.' :ng cve.-y Dioilthiui •. tak?. !..•> J;im ouWmd let me live my ihin"or in oeacoT LarHuurd: '.ih. sir, my Carlo ia sueh i know ,i;g L)r111e[" expect you liavrj jot the p^a'.-o i:vj generally oats off!' "What's n c'.iurier-i:--:t.ii!t?' asked Vlrs SiiM-h. 'A coumer-lnit.int,' replied nor hus band, 'is a woman \\1-k makes tlia sh.-.^ni r, p.i;; dov-n cv<?:. fro a 'ho s.iclv"? for two hour1!, and then ouys a pes:ny worth of hairpins!' An old farmer d;cl.. IIj "was reput ed ,to he ricli. After his death, how ever, it ivns* fmnd tl.ut lie died pen •u.'oss f I is will was very brief. 11 run U3 follows: 'In Uu' n.'iuiG of God, .-U'.ien. There's jnly one thing I leave. 1 leave tin earth. My re hi lives ulnnys war, t 3d that. They '>::vc it.' One day a c;> appeared on e cab-rank wearing a h:i...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

At Monday's court, E. A. and D. I Grocnl obtained an order against George i Lockwood for £26/4/Q with | 47/- costs.- 1 i* ' If you don't get the best of beer Beer wiU got the-best of you. You can - obtain the, best of beer at the YXRRAVILLE HOTEL, Ballarat st The .best of Beer that is brewed is nivT/.y■ or draught. Wines, Spirits, "and Cigars. Also Porter on draught Phone—Footscray 12, M. J. BER LOWITZ, PropfietoroiBj—Advt, PUBLIC USTOTICKS. 12 Post Cards and an Enlargement For 7/ 6. , . FREE;—An enlargement given with each dozen Cabinets or Paris Panels Presentation, with Oak Frame, and. pictures finished in artistotype, 2/-. per mcmhur. . ALMA" STUDIO H. C. LLOYD, Proprietor. Wo ( wish to let the public know that we arej opeit on Saturday's and Holidays. Artistic work done.'-at\,tha same price as Platinotype. No extra • charge for groops. Tele Scray 256 13 Paisley Street, Footscray. "There's Just Time for a Drink" a.. Hegerty's Railway Hotel. -The CENTRAL Store— •—Sl/GAMON STREET ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
INFECTIOUS DISEASES HEALTH OFFICER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

INFECTIOUS DISEASES HEALTH OFFICER'S REPORT In a report to the Footscray Council on Mondaj» evening, the health officer (Dr Webb), stated that the number of cases of infect ious diseases in Footscray notified during the year 1913 was as follow^: — Diphtheria, 147 cases, 10 deaths; scarlet fever, 3 cases, 0 deaths; typhoid fever, 7 cases, 0 deaths, tuberculosis, 59 cases, 21 deaths. Dr Webb added:—"Of diphtheria, it tuny be said that this disease has outgrown its epidemic stage, and has become" practically endemic in the State of Victoria. At no time during the last four years has it shown any real signs of relaxing its grip on our population. While maintaining its prevalence, there is muah evidence to show that the disease has increased in virulence. Formerly the principal source of danger to life lay in the liability of the larynx to attack with consequent obstruction to res piration; now one finds that death is much more frequently caused by blood poisoning, due to the absor tion ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
FOOTSCRAY CRECHE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

FOOTSCRAY CRECHE j Some little time • ago, Mrs Falconer, the local secretary of the Footscray branch of the Australian Women's Asssociation "approached the Association of Creches, with the scheme of establishing a creche in Footscray. She was gwen every encouragement by that body, and since then Mrs Falconer, Mrs Webb,' and Miss A. Whitehead (temptory secretary) have worked •up local interest to such an extent that a public meeting was called by the Mayor (Cr Drew) and this was held on Wednesday night. A large and enthusiastic attendance showed themselves in thorough -accord with the suggestion, and listened with appreciation to Mrs Alfred Deakin (president. of the Association of Creches), Cr Johnson, who proposed that ihe creche should be estab lished in Footscray commended the scheme heartily. He had as certained in the past week that at one local -factory no fewer than 15 widows were employe^, snd that was sufficient proof to him that a crecbe was needed. Cr Bell sec onded the mo...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line. Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, JULY 4th. 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

Tho inovinR finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel hall a line • Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY, JULY 4tb. 191*4, With ihe beginning of winter bad rodds are quite a common complaint but of latter years 'some slight im provements have been effected around us, leaving still quite a great deal of nejcessarjf wonk ito bo done in Yarraville. Now that our Progress Association ,is an actual fact, -wo are hoping that their highly commond ablo effort will bo instrumental in obtaining, for the south ward a fair amount | of much needed i mprove ments, One'of tho most vital "Quest ions is, if ' possible to divert the very heavy traffic from our main roads, and tho solution is not hard to find. The loop-line connectcd with tho various works along the river bank will solve that problem. * W. Williamson proceeded against Thomas Oliver at Thursday's court for 4/6, being an^ amount for graz ing a horse in his pUddock for thr...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

SUNSHINE"NEWS • A meeeing ol the members 0f the social club was held in the Mechan ics' Institute on Tuesday evening last. There was a large attendance and it was decided to promote a series, of social evenings, during the winter season. With this end in view the following were elected offi ce-bearers:—President, Mr, E. Smith; ■Secretary, I J. Thompson; Treas ures, J. Parsons., Committed, -Mrs Smith, Misses M. Lynch,, N. Taylor and Messrs E. Lowle, G. Simmie, B. Montoomery ' and B. Porter. Tha club will be run on the same rules as the previous season, on strictly select, lines. Mr and Mrs Smith at the -head gives assurance. of a thoroughly orderly and enjoy able evening. Good, music will bo" provided. The speciality of the club will be the advancement of 'beginr ncrs. The opening night will bis onj Thursday July 9th and from thence weekly. The attention of ratepayers of the Shire of Braybrook . is directed to the Councils' advt re Voters Lists; v/hich m?y be inspected at various Pc)...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

TROCODERO THEATRE Cr Leeds .and Hopkins St., f;Footscray. Sole Lessee and Manager : GEO. SMITH, - Grand TO-NIGHT Opening TO-NIGHT Night July 4th. Fir«t Appearance in Footscray, For Six Nights Only DO - RE - Ml - TRIO The last word in novelty musicial specialty. A treat oi harmony and beauty. Over forty instruments of the most novel products .of the world. —Also the— , GWILAMINE BABY AND CO Presenting a burlesque Spanish Bull Fight, with wonderfully trained dogs disguised as bulls, also I,olita the graceful Spanish Dancer. First appearance here. Late of One week only of Quinlan Opera Coy RAY LEVY NEIL CANT Australia's great Soprano, in sel- » ected songs Clever Scotch Comedian. Pictures To-night ^ *'<Tn.ree'ri?*n^5C4 > A two reel Lubin star 'The Third String' <Th c b t Dancer> from WAV. Jacobs famous funny Ane ^aDarec cancer • stories A .deeply interestihg star feature. OTHlR PICTURES • Monday Night Complete. Change of Pictures - A Great Five Reel Special ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

The Footscray Council mot on Monday evening- last, when Crs. l)'»ow (mayor), Bell, .Johnson Pearce and McDonald were present. Cr. Fielding was still too unwell to attend. The following correspond ence was dealt with:— From J. P. Morgan desiring as phalt in I-Iotham street, and drawl ing attention to the bad conditian 'of the west end of same street—Re ferred (o surveyor for report. J. II Smith drew attention to condition of footpath' in Percy street.—Surveyor to report. J. W. Dewar desired asphalt crossing in Irving street,—Referred to surveyor. Cr Pearce moved that the sur veyor inspect and report on condi tion of caretaker's cottage af"the western reserve,—The motion was agreed to. Cr Bell moved.—That the Rail way Department be again asked to provide a level crossing for pedes trians at Anderson Street Yarra ville."—Carried. G. Sheppard complained of condit ion of Sydney street. Nothing had been dono i in the street for 60 5'Cars.—It was deemed that the 9tjr'?ofl be constructed _ ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Cadet Prosecutions [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

Cadet Prosecutions A number of cadccs were brought before Mr Kead Murphy, P.M. a t Thursday's Footscray Court, for various offences. I Hcctor Jenkins was charged with having failed to n otify his change of address from Footscray to Deni liquin. It was stated in evidence that defendant had not put in any drills. Mr Murphy—Fined 10/-, in default Ti days at QijoenscljJT. Will you pay or go to QueensclifT. Jenkins—I'll go to QueenscUflf. John H. Sergeant, who had pro misod to make up his drills but failed to do so, Was ordered to QueonsclilT for 1.4 days. Sergeant—That will do me. The cases against other cadets were) adjourned on promises; being madp that they woQuld mate up their drills.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST. GEORGES PICTURES POT POURRI AND PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

5* GEORGES PICTURES POT POURRI AND PICTURES The head-line reads like some strange dish belonging to the Chinese Ambassador's Table, but in truth it is an innovation in our local picture theatre- The manage-' rne'nt of St, George's have .secured a nnmber of specialty acts which are to be an added attraction to'the theatre, so that in addition to the usual big bill of films, a refined variety turn will be included. The first act is for next week, commenc ing Monday, styled I.Iarno and Murnal. who come with a great reputation with their musical mel ange and hamonizing Beautifully set, staged and dressed, the act is rightly term-d a brilliant musical medley. The ever welcome film feast includes two star dramas in each programme, and Marno, and Muruat chajge their act on Thurs day.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ENTERTAINMENTS Trocodero Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 4 July 1914

ENTERTAINMENTS ! Trocodero Theatre. To-night the new Trccodero : -Theatre at the corner of Leeds and Hopkins street, Footscray will open its doors to the public- The en tertainment will consist of pictures 1 and variety. The ariists to appear to-night include the Do-Re-Mi trio of enthusiastic Clown musicians, and the Gwilamine Baby Co pre senting a Burlesque Spanish Hull Fight. Another artist to appear is Ray Levey, the brilliant soprano vocalist from the Quinlan Opera Coy, also Niel Cant Scottish comedian second only to Harry Lauder- Full particular5 are ad vertised.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

COUNCIL NOTES The ordinary meeting of the Foot scray Council was held last Monday evening', when the following, council lors were .present1:—Th« Mayor (Cr. Drew), and Crs Fielding, Bell, Mc Donald and Pearce. An apology was received for {he absence of Cr. Shillabeer, who was present at a demonstration at" the Working Men's College.. The sitting was not nearly as lengthy as usual, and the busi ness jvas disposed of within an hour The health committee ther> met and considered the Noxious Trades by law. Counc llors finally rose from the table about a .quarter past nine. CORRESPONDENCE. The correspondence was mot} heavy. •Ambng the letters received u'as one from the Railways Advertising Co. stating its inability to fall in with the suggestion to place the hoard ing' further back • at the approach t0 thei Footscray Railway station.—It • was decided that. Crs Pearce and Mc Donald interview the Commissioners on the -matter. ■Mr"S. C. Thomas, secretary Foot wrote "desiring de putation re...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
The Weekly News The moving finger writes, and having writ Moves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line. Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it. SATURDAY. JULY 11th. 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

ine moving finger writes;*; and pfet^iiof'wit Shall lure it back to eaacai *»«if a liiiB - - -••• . Nor all thy tear* wash out a word of it. , SATURDAY. JUI,X lltb. 1914. - Some members oij the Footscmy Council, havo acquired, the bad habii • of conversing ..with ratepayers in tho council chamber while the busi ness is being conducted. It is dis courteous for a councillor to leave tho table without.. first asking per mission of the chairman. On Mon day evening, there was quite. a babble of voices of councillors and residents alike conversing in a loud tone at the back of the press <bablo, and it made it extremely difficult to hear., what the remaining couu. cillors at the table were discussing. • • • ■ • ' * ' At the Baptist ; Church . to-morrow morfaing~a special Horae_ "Worship Ser vice will be held.. This is the outcome of a resolution carried at the recent Baptist Union" meeting at Geelong, when it .was; decided to' ask. nil Bap tist Churches belonging to the Union to...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

ATHLETICS Members of the Fooiscray Har riers are reminded that entries for the 1 anile race* atj the Western -Re©-* erve on Saturday next, close with. Mr S, C, Thomas, /.73 Walter street, Footscray. on Monday next. Club uniforms may, bo secured on applic ation to the secretary. 'Handicaps will be published, next

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

CORRESPONDENCE Sir,—Kindly grant me space in your valuable columns to bring before the public of Footscray and Yarraville the conduct of one of our local doctors. An accident occurred at one of the Yar raville factories last week in which a young man, a resident of Footscray, lmd his hand badly lacerated, ^necessi tating the insertion of sereral stitches. The injured limb was temporarily dressed by the factory's first-aid staff, and he was despatched to the surgery of a-well-known doctor practising in Footscray. On his arrival there the doctor examined-the injury and in formed him that tho insertion of stitches would be necessary. "Are you a lodge patient?" inquired the sur geon, Und the injured man assured him in the affirmative, whereupon he ask ed him if ho would wait until he had dinner, after which he would attend to him, and the poor fellow had to sit there and grin and bear the nain of his injury while the doctor had dinner. As a lodge patient I resent such con duct, and 1 th...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
SUNSHINE NEWS VISIT BY GOVERNOR-GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

SILNSHIiNE jNEWS VISIT JiV GOVEKNOll-GENERAL. • • • • t An inspection of the above was mado oil Wednesday by their Excellencies the Governor-General and Lady Helen Muiu'o Ferguson. The visitors were welcomed by the proprietor, Mr H. V. McKay, who was r-Vmimt. tho,.vftvLou&..ma»»"-— " Inctunr.g departments, harvesting ma th incs, ploughs, cultivators, etc. Mr Mr H. V. McKay said that most of the maeliinery they had seen had been made at the works, and nearly all the timber used was Australian or New • Zealand. The wages paid amounted to ■ C180,0(JJ annually, and the output reached to South Africa, Argentine, Russia, Siberia, and Siam. The har vester was the sheet anchor of the in dustry, and all Australia's wants in this direction were supplied. Tho manufacturing of tho machines had been, commenced in 1893, when the horse-power of the factory was derived from two grey ponies. Tho workmen then employed were still with him, one now having charge of a depart ment. The Governor-G...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ST GEORGES PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

r GEORGES PICTURES Mr Stanley Walpole, v.-ho lias achiov t'd considerable success in America with leading film companies, makes :iis reapparance at St. George's Thea tre oil Monday night if1 a line story entitled Disguised, in which Mr AYal ;.ole plays the lead. The Wilderness Mail, a two reel star, .deals with the early-day difficulties experienced by mail sledges, and 011 Thursday Flor ence Turner, probably the most popu lar and best known of screen actresses, .ippears ill The Murdoch Trial, a thril ling four reel photoplay of the most otorious murder trial known in Eng land. Helmed specialty turns will also be introduced during the week, when .Mr Ted. Russell, Dutch comedian and dancer, will start liis season to-niglit, and Miss Freda Cuthbert will open on .Monday in the famous Salome dance, one of the most beautiful and refined story dances known. Special limelight effects will be introduced during tho dancing performance.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

If you don't get the • best" of beer Beer will get the best of you. You can obtain the', best "of .beer at the YARRAVHJjE HOTEL, Ballarat at The best of Beer that is brewed 'is «;iwj>y or draught. Wines," Spirits, and Cigars. Also Porter on-draught phone—Footscray 12, M. J, BER LOWITZ, propriatorew.—Ad»t. SPECIAL NOTICE. ■»e»Ct0030tC*)K?M3K)»OMO<OKiMC^ 1 WINTER | IS HEliE' ?;> Aro you-prepared ior it. 7 Sp Wa hftvq,' soma anappy lines in <|| Ladies,, Gent's and Children's Footwear. WE LIKE' TO MAKE- YOU. KUMFOHTA25LE. • . Try our latest American HUD TOB BALS at..l8/-. 3> Ladios Step right into, our ROYAL DERBY SHOES right up to nort fashion 9/11 <;> —i & Boy's STRONG SCHOOL S BOOTS, 10 to 13, 4/11, 1. <i> to 3, 5/6, 4 to 5, 5/11,. £L> . ■ , 3> Cosy FELT SLIPPERS lor $ § ICUMFORT, in Ladies, Gent's <5 and Children's at below Zero -1 S ' -n ~: i r <5 YE FOOTBALLERS ^ $ Try. our FOOTBALL BOOT...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ENTERTAINMENTS Trocadero Theatre. OPENING NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

ENTERTAINMENTS Trocadero Theatre. OPENING NIGHT. The now theatre in Hopkins street, Footscray, the Trocadero Theatre, op ened its doors to the public for tho first time last Saturday evening. Long before tho performance started, tho building was packed. Tho side door had to bo closed a fow minutes aftor seven o'clock, and the front door had also to bo closed at 7.30. A very largo crowd wero therefore disappointed. Tho new theatre was built for Mr Wil liam Mitchell, J .P. (who was present in the front row of the circle), by Mr A. R. P. Crow, builder, of Yarravillo, in record time, and is of pretty design. Mr Georgo Smith, well known to Footscray theatre-goers, is solo lessee and manager. At 7.55 the orchestra, A. La Gruta, conductor, played tho National Anthem, and tho vast audi ence rose. The overture, Light Cav alry, followed. Mr Georgo Smith then stepped from mo wing on to the stage amidst ap plause. Ho expressed his thanks for their lino attendance that evening. It gave him tho g...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
YARRAVILLE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 11 July 1914

YARRAVILLE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION A meeting of the Yarraville Progress Association was called for Tuesday evening at the Yarraville hall lodge-room, but the weather militated against a large attendance of the general public. Mr W. C. Low, president, occupied.the chair. On the motion of Mr J. W. Haslem. aec«»d^:ly.^L3f^Wci6dife^^tjMiL to adjourn the meeting until f'uesd%y evening next at the Yarraville hall lodge room at. '8 o'clock. All residents and rate payers are particularly requested to attend. The committee have several recommendations to . submit to the meeting, includiug proposals to wail as a deputation on the local lodges, and ask thier represent atives to the*'Dispensarv to urge that a branch of the dispensary be opened at Yarraville; and also to urge the Council to improve the Yarraville gardens.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
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