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GOLDEN WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
GOLDEN WEDDING. A pleasant evening was spent at St. John's hail on Monday evening last when a number of fricnds met to cele brate the goliln wedding of Mr & Mrs D. Richardson of Whitealll street. who were married in Auckland, N.Z., on 'th May, 1864; and came to Melbourne in 1800, the former cstablishing the en ginooring business now conducted in bhitehal Istreet. After hearty con qratulations had been oflered to bride and groom about one hundred anl savr enty-five friends, including most of the firm's employes, sat down to sup per and at its conclusion Mr J. Fraser, in a happy speech, proposed the toast of the host and hostess, remarking up on the universally high esteem in which they were held not only by their em ploycs and many other brinds hut wherever known thrdughout Australia in a business way, Mr S. Richardson re spended for his iarents and thanked the many friends for their kind congra lations and good wishes and briefly out lined his father's career. HIe served his...
BOWLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
BOWLING NOTES. 1Favorcd by bright and genial weather local bowlers, reluctant to tear themselves from their favorite summer pastime, attcnd ed in good numbers and augmcnted by visitors fronm Sunshine, spent a pleasant afternoon last Saturday. Opportunity was also ttkon to play off the ties for the "after noon" trophy in the Eight Hours progrcs sive tourney. Messrs Smelcher, I'attinson, Gant and Davis wore left in, with ; wins out of 7, and tite result was a win for Smelcher, who thus concluded a season in which he had shown wonderful improvement and skill, appro priately. The final game for the Colt's tourney, for which a prize was offered by Mr A Wintle, was won fairly comfortably by G. Shepherd, who bowled with the confidence and efficiency of a veteran. Tandy was runner-up. Should weather permit the *season" will be prolonged for a week or so more, when the green will be closed to permit of pre parations for next season. The soveral cotmipetitionss heldlduring the season resulted...
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
COUNO'J'!L NVOTJES. The customary weekly gathering of local councillors occupied the council chamber on Mondlay even ing wheu the various mectiugs of committees were hcld, Of the ceven availablc coucillors six wcre pres ent at starting, Cr Shillabchr being the only absentee, anld things umoveul ahcad quietly and expeditiously, promising a speedy clearance of the business in hand for traimeaction. At the outset it was decided, on the motion of Cr MllcDonmald, second ed by Cr Drew (mmyor) that a letter of condolence he forwarded to the relatives ef the i'nii.c 5' ne!bcd :i Bendigo. T'hc last-named remarked that that kind of accident occurred all too frequently and he was sure l they all deeply regretted thit it was so. It meant, inevitably, much pri vation and brought hefore the public the hazardons nature of the work such men were eng'agedl in. Cr Bell presided over the meeting of the Public W orks committee which had before it a comprehensive report from the surveyor. In this MIr Ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
:; it. a GOOD PAIR of SHOES you are looking for, Call at SWANN'S Corner of SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. They will Servo you WVell. Aud at Swan ,L cet, lichmond ; l60 IPcklh'atrlet, Muoollet Pond ; 370 Sydney Rotad, Bruvtuwick. , PI~Pl~WP· il·i~li~· , hT~~~~l~i _WEDDI_ I WEBDING 1914. PI ESEN So. "''."h UiSiHOi G' S .et'.,ona.ble Shtw of H- Hilig'h-Class Crlasr and PlatEd Ware is xceptonllai y Attract ive this Year. A Large Now Display Case has been erected just inside the dcor tihat cus tomers may have every facility for exercising an almost unlimited choice in selecting suitable giftsa. nBUP 8 &lt; U EVAN IEliES' FANCY GOODS P .I N, UNIl PAITMFNT. . U 113 Nicholson St., Footscray. Note : Punshon:,' dto lot profess to sell 'cheap" plate, Every Article can be relled on ior Quality, Wear and Value 11 -* -- -- ^-.-.. ---- =--._=~-=--=------ --T==j Ybu will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR;...
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
D&BTIP S AN D DEBTORS.X5 Orders were made at i\onday's court in lhe following debt cases: T. Newborn v. Karl lrvinc, of Albert Park, (4/1o/-, at the rate of to0 per month, with 4/- coSts ; WV. IHI. Birch (represented by RIr Secomnb) v. John C. Conch, of Newport, £4/126, at the rate of 10/- per fortnight, with [2/o/6 Costs; v. Andrew \IcLaugh lin, [6/13/-, at the rate of [r per month, and 45/- costs; v. David Maason, [8 and m1t/ costs; v. Harry Disney, [5/mo/- and 13/ costs; v. Christopher O' Rourrke, Thos. H-lamell and Albert Bossen, /2/17/6 and 7/6 costs ; v. Edgar Wilkin, i/o0/- and 13/- costs; Gibbons and Co. (repre sented by MIr Secomb) v. G. A. Rad cliffe, [to and [2/7/6 costs; v. R. and M. Woodlhouse, [20/0/6 and [x 16/6 costs; v. A. J. Walsh, [13 and £2/19/6 costs; ViII. Steele (repre sented by Mr Brocket) v. J. Grififths, of WVest FLootscray, f.4 and m5/6 costs ; v. J. T. Pearce, [6/5/- and [5/6 costs; E. Rowan (represented by Mr Brocket) v. Charles Raynor, /4/2/9 an...
EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
EMiPIRE DA Y. Emipire day is to be cclebrated by local school-children on Iriday 22 nd inst., and on Monday evening the council was asked by the Education department to co-operate with the various school -committecs in making local celebrations successful. The mayor (Cri. I)raw) 'It once indicated that he sucs very little mIrit in the type of celehbration!, usunlly licld in this districx. 1ii id not think dry specches were umuch cntcrtainment for the young folk or did ouch good. T1hey wouldo t have bcoLn much good tc bsiti vl u. He aveh ey, lhx :aid. If instceal they wece given somel. ollies a half-liolidsy, and som msort of sports it would be worth whil, hlie thought, bht auhii s ths t, the best thing they could do waa to give the children a half-holiday sod tell them what it was for. Cr. Fielding aolemoly inforioed the mayoi that a half-holiday is given and that hle had addressed thu childrcn three or four Empire days. Cr. Johnson sought to lessen the force of the suggestion that ...
FOOTSCRAY PREMIERS. CHURCH of CHRIST CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
FOOTSCTSRAY PREMIERS. CHIIlICII of CH RIST CRICKET Cl.U3. The l-ootscray Church of Christ Cricket Club fnlshed a very successful season on Saturday Iby winning their semi-final and inal natrlches rathcr easily, the semi-final by I.t runs and the final by an innings and )5 rinm. The scores in the final were as loll iwo : Footscray 218 (A. Easton 89, J. SoIth 29, meI. Emmeso n 23 P. Eastont 20 n.o.) Carlton 57 and 56 (T. Rastot 5 for 22, J Smith 5 for 30 and 6 for 21.) I-laving wosn the premiership thrce times, thle shielh dttnated by the association be comes the permncent property of the Foots scray clth Averages.-BATTING. ritns ins. n.o. Its. a-er. J. Sttth 139 3 - £03 463j I. mctomerson 3t£ £1 - 94 25.9 J.Grcenwoosnd £18 8 2 34, 23 r. IEaston 360 16 - 54 22.5 A. I3astotn 309 £4 - Sg 22.O7 I'. Imcmerson 306 17 3 60 2r.8 .A. Blruce 209 13 2 5I1 £9 \V. Raston 78 £2 G 38 13 P. Ifaston 94 11 2 25 £o4 H. Clothier £23 r4 2. 6t, £o.25 D. McKenzie 84 15 3 24 7 C. Tlompson 30 6 t 13, 6 Aggre...
FOOTSCRAY JNS. v CAMBERWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
FOOTSCRAY JNS. v CAIMBEhW\VEL.L. Footscray juniors played their first home match last Saturday against Camnberwell The game was fast and open, hard bumps were given and taken fairly by both sides Footscray opened their score by Johannsen kicking a goal and soon after Armstrong also found the opening, and at the end of the Ist quarter the locals wvere 4 goals 3 bhs to Camberwell nil. The 2nd quarter 555 Camberwells best ellort for playing fast and clean football they passed the locals score by t point, and at half time scores were Footscray 4 goals 3 bhs. Camberwell 4 goals 4 bhs. On resuming the juniors took charge and soon added 2 goals to their tally, but the visitors were not to be denied add ing e goal I bd. From this on thdy did not give the locals much trouble, and the last quarter saw the visitors tired and dis organised and Footscray finishing strong won by g goals g bhs. to 7 goals 5 bhs. Goal-kickers for Footscray Johannsen 4. Armstrong 3, Lamb and McCarthy. Footscrey Juni...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. The Footscray Presbyterian Sun day school held its anniversary ser vices in the Federal Hall, on Sunday last. Large congregations attended the three services, the hall in the evening being filled. The scholars were seated on large platforms erect ed on the stage and floor of the hall, and presented an imposing sight. The hymns, which were chosen from the new Australian Presbyterian School Hymnal, were splendidly sung with the help of a large orches tra. Especially enjoyable was a chorus which was sung by the infant girls after the verses had been given by the full choir. The morning and afternoon services were condncted by the Rev. Goyen, of Albert Park, and the evening services by Dr. 3. F. Agnew, J.P. On Monday evening the prize distribution was held, and after some entertaining items were given, the books were distributed. The celebration right through was very successful and the conduct of the scholars during the serv'ices excellent.
ROTUNDA AT YARRAVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
ROTUNDA AT YARRAVILLE The Yarraville Citizens' Band is an institution that has made rapid progress. Its members too show a praiseworthy inclination to appear in public so that the public may have the benefit of the music they are capable of providing. But for them a public performance has little joy and much that is exasperating owing to the fact that they have no rotunda in which they might play. An ap pearance in the Yarraville or Simp. son street gardens involves forming a ring in the midst of the listening crowd with the result that the ir repressible boy and the crowd gen erally hem them in; jostle them about and sometimes damage their instruments. It is usually a case of " those be hind cried forward and those in front cried back " and it is not to be won dered at that the soloist who,'in the middle of an artistic cadenza, re ceives a bump that damages his lip and shatters the musical effect, be comes a strong advocate of an effort to secure a band stand. Therefore it has been...
FOOTBALL. FOOTSCRAY v HAWTHORN. STRENUOUS FOOTBALL. VICTORY FOR FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
FOOTBALL. Notes by "hALt FoawADAs" FOOTSCRAY v HAWTHORN. STRENUOUS FOOTBALL. VICTORY FOR FOOTSCRAY. pTwo special trains must have carried one thousand supporters of last wear's plemier team to the prettily situated ground at Glenferrie, out of an attendance csti mated at 3,ooo. Prior to the stari of ios tilities a presentation flag was uofurlei by Hawthorn's popular president (Mr Bethunel amidst cheers. Cheers were also given for Hawthorn by the visiting club. Except in one respect-its smallness- the ground is an ideal one and the surroundings charm ing, whilst an escellent 'iesw of the play may be obtained frons any part. The day was an ideal one for football, and the fact that Footscray won tic toss was nothing in their fasor. Irootscray were the first to score, a minor point being obtained. IHasethorn sret'lying tmmedtately after. Cotton netted Fotos cray's first goal anti Kikat did the same for Hawthorn. Hawthorn, swlho were putting lent of vigor into their play, were tIoubl ing...
BARKLY ST., METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
BARKLY ST., MBTHO.DIST. `---C--- At the first anniversary of the above school three services were held. In the morning the IRev. R. Maconchie, of Yarraville, preached a sermon especially for the children. The afternoon service was conducted by Mrs Bright, the subject being the " Training of the child in the church and home. " In the evening the Rev. Oliver Dowsing, Hyde street, preached to a large cong rega tion. He addressed himself espec ially to parents. A special feature f the day was the singing of the zhildren. Though only a small school, the singing was excellent. They were conducted by Mr. R. Bright. On the Wednesday following a concert was given bty the children of the school. The litv. E. Tonkin was chairman. The church was crowded. The chilc ren acquitted themselves admirabl y. The boys were accorded an eincore for their special item, 'The Tin Whistle Band." A special teature of the girls was the fan :and hoop drill. They had been well t rained by Miss Raynbird, and did t...
A NEW MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
A NEIV MIIVSTER. 'that resi hit s in the neighbourhood oESctddon appreciate the enterprise of the (Congregational Church in ctahlish ing a church in Gamruon street has heen priyven by the large congregations that assemble in ihu huilding at the various services. 'The progress has keen so pro nounced that the church authorities have a piit ed the Rev. ( bear Brown Iio the pastUorate o tie ilistrict at Sed don and the induction of the reverend gilntlieman named on 'Ihursday evening was ieri'nrmed in a ina nnr worthy ot thu uccasion. Sever'a ininisters friimn the tCoiigregationai and otlher churches look pant; ap ropriate trusic was reind erect unit so me very lini erldriesses were delivered. 'Ihe lirst pastor of the Sed don Congregationnil Church received ain enthusiatic reception and created a iis tinctly favourakle impression.
WINTER TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
TVINTER TIME TABLE. The winter lime table came into ope ration yesterday week and contains many alterations on the Sunshine line, though few on the Williamstown route. The moat serious change for business men is the alteration of the train on the West Footacray line from 9.26 a.n. to 9.40 a.m. This train was very useful for Footacrayites and being cut out leaves a lbrealk betwoen 0.5 and 0.86 during which passengers cannot reach Mel bourne.' Several connecting trains leave Melbourne for other suburbs at 9.45 and to catch these Footscray passengers have to travel by the D.5, nivolving a 25 minutes' wait at Flinders street. As a train leaves F'ootscray at 8.58, the 0.5 is usually practically empty and the council would do good workc if it could persuade the department to alter the U.5 to 9.20 making it thereby a conven ient train for hundreds of passengers where at prmsent it servos no useful purpose at all. The new lime table ap pears in itnother coliiimin.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
For Electro-plated and Fancy Goods. Including Vanes, OrWutu, Oruameuts, ]ronze 1ijgnuw, Dinner and Tra Selo, (.3lock Sate, Ladies' 3ags, Vuroeer Writing Cases, Albums, Bibles and Prayer Book. of all denominaitions, Call and inspeot the eleck of A. G. GREEN, Lato roworok) 151 Nicholson Stver:t, Footaoray Early Inornino delikeiy of TIhe Arguo, Weekly and Riontluly Malhugazineo in great Vorioty, 'P'oy for the Chiliten, N URSSE W1A D E 37 Station Road, Seddon. Late of 6 LErrol Street SHIP INN HOTEL, Maribyrnong Street, now nuder out irly now managemnient A Alco, Winoe and S pirit, of the lineet Quality in titock. Vecancies for Iloardero, Mingh. kluw, Gosti Table. Moderato Term.e. We reopeutfuully nolicii your pa twnaei. Footscray and Yarrrville Carrie' To and from Meltiournie l)aily, Local ollice-8 Kent Street, Yarraville. A. Alexander General Carrier, Percls delivecred to all ouburbo. Picnio Peetiec attendod All ordera liromlitly attended to. Head ofliae--860 Little Colline etreot, M1c...
A PLEA FOR ENTERPRISE. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
A PLEA FOR ENTER PRISE. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. Sir,-I have read with more than passing interest the correspondence under the above heading and having been born in the city and watched its prdgress for over thirty years I am more than ordinarily interested. In the early days the trouble was want of population, which want to a very large .extent has been fulfilled. But why stop i The march of progress and the consequent increase of population large ly brought about by the rapid advance in the manufacturing concerns in our midst calls for still greater things to be done. Schemes that would have been considered foolhardy as recently as ten years ago could now be undertaken with a confidence that in itself would be an assurance of success. Very often the boldness or apparent boldness of an undertaking is the keynote of its ulti mate realisation. But no commercial enterprise was ever properly successful with unsuitable men at its head, or with incorrect modes of working; what ap...
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER XXVII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
HUPELLTA. A ROiM aLL E. ur Bir William miagnay, 3art., Author of The Rled Chancollor," "Ths Mlan of the iour," "The Fell of a Star," &e., &c. CHAPTER XXVII (Continued.) "Thou you giro Lii'ntitiianut von Horthoim's life for div," (1 Ompn'rt urgoil, hitterly' houlle; 'in lit'i'tt's unmo 100 mei p~ut ar bullot 1(throug1 /lhIn lyinig brain and do a good dt'od tol oico." Bust 0111 waillld not iloisnotl.. " 1 ho siventrs on his honour that tic will 5p1t)1ed," 'hto 01ul1( Omlportz 1r4 1101 itl at t1111 th1row1ing away of 1 his clitciiCII. " His tiiioour You will ropitnt it. if yoiuI trust tiL that," 1ev shut, 115h tiliigliihienld his griip 111 tcn (Xiilt's tlhiuut sian 1: li might out shorot ltiii). tSIW lHnt lHuiipii iiwitintet~itii, told inlsistoel thu t lii 511111ld colas his hold " You heor, CouiitF'" she siid ; "I swoItr," hle gaspild. "&lt;Of course ho swears," growled Om porte. For s)ome moeitirits Irromuir Ily [lnht, ji114, the' ,ildijr looil ing downi o tii...
MOONEE VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
IIOONEE VALLEY, * HllIrdlr-Porrtl6k or wth Kirk. rito Voar Ol-Kilipinlir or (on Girl. Iliylh \oight Hdrlp.--Kurrrah oT Malple Leal. kiorplo--Tho Goido or Wrt~esort. Valoy llaodieap-Cazioo or Godn Braid. Ercilor llandlrcap-lrirld General or Colma. Ii. A. J. 0. Goodwood HIde .-Tadanga or Qaltr Rn. Adclaide Cup-Jlountain Princoso or Eltham,
Melbourne (Flimiers St.) to Footscray [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
Mlcbourne (Flinderti -n.) io lootacray 5 47 1 In -5 53-6 2-6 r6-631-6 41 -6 55a-6 57-7 S -7 1 8 -7 40-7 54a 7 58-8 25-5 48-9 0-9 14-9 55 ro 24-1o 58-il 28-12 p.m. 12 r8 1227-12 42-1 5-1 25- 1 45-2 5- 2 30- 2 47-3 2-3 30 - I 4-4 30-4 41 5 5-5 19-5 32*-5 34-5 45 5 52--6 2--6 ro-6 27-6 39-6 59 7 27 --7 54--S 28 -9 0-9 25-9 57 10: 2F -1029-I0 57-11 23-I 40- 1r55 Saturdayst-5 47-5 53-6 2-6 i6 6 31-6 36-6 .;2-6 50-6 57-7 9 7 18-7 40-7 54a--7 58-8 25-8 48 --9 "--9 34-94 55-ro 24-ro0 411 ro 58-ri 17-11 43-12 6-12 r5 pam. -rz26-1241-I 3-1 Il-I 32-1 44 -1 59-2 7'-2 20-2 38-3 2-3 35 -4 4-4 30-4 52-5 5-5 30-5 32* --5 52--6 i6-6 37-6 43-6 59 --7 26-7 56-8 28-9 5--9 25-9 57 1o 12-10 25-11 38-1r0 46-ro 55 II 8-i' 21 --r 35N-11r 40-I1r 55 Funfls.a o -10o2-(-- o- 1o (Bacchu3 Marsh) 12z55is 1ro-1 23-135-1 5Z 215-2 37-257-3 15-3 45-4 15 4 45-5 15-5 31-5 45-6 r5-6 45 7 15-730-715-S 15-8 30-8 46-95 9 25-940-952-1o 0-01o 8. a From Spencer St. B Fridays only. Werribce -To Newport only, N To Newport from S...
TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
TIME TABJ5A. Foot1cravto Melaournc. (Flindcr St, 5 28a.m,-620-647--659-76-77 1 7 30-.' 36*--7 46--7 54--8 ra--8 8-8 202 8 24-8 40-8 58-9.5 -9 36-9 46-102 ro 38-10 57-11 40-12 7 p.m. 123r 1 4-I 29-1 45-I 57-2 14-2 28-2 49 3 9--3 32-3 52-4 8-4 40-5 2a--5 1o 520--533.-55i-5 59-6 ii-6 19-634 6 46-7 2-7 8'- 7 15-7 31-7 38 7 48-8 8-5 34-8 58-9 29-ro7 10 25-10 57--I 13--I 34-Il 59 -12 25. Satlrdayn as!u 11al too 1037 a.m, then 1i 42-rr 55-12 2-12 6-1r 20 12242a-231-f2 44-1 10-1 I9-1 32 -149-212-2 16-2 29-2 36-3 4 323-3 49'-3 52-4 9-4 41-5 ro 530-5 51--6 Io-6 34-6 52-78'-7 15 7 30-7 37-8 8-8 32-8 58-g 29 10 7-10 25-10 57-Ir 13-rr 28 II 36--lI 45-Ir 59-12 13-1z 25 I 14*. ullntdayo: 9 43-9 59 1.m. 12 59 p.m. ! 45 155-2r3- 25-238-254-322-347 4 4-4 2I-+35-5 22-5 52-6 22-6 52 7 5-- 72.-752-3 21--I 52-921-929 9 37-94 -Io 5---10 25-10 40-r0 51. ·Wcrrijlecto Sp2nce1St. aSpencer St., only. 1. Uritlays only, Eainano lcave tcrkldn 2 roin, carlier, Var ravilic 5 min., WVilli.run20on 20 min.