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West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
Wclt Footscray Linc. West "oc.tscray to Mclbouranu(Spcncr b, Wemk drys: 6 36-7 4-7 37-7 46-8 ro 8 30-0 35-10 12-i 1r2-12 10 - 1z39 1 10-2 17-3 0-3 54-4 42-5 38-5 44 -6 18-6 53-7 4o-8 43-9 50-rT 21 12 18. Saturduy's-6 36-7 4-7 37-7 46-8 TO -8 30-035-To 12-TI T7-12 13-12 32 p.m - I 30-2 17-3 11-354-537-6 52 -8 42-o 50-r 1 17-rz 38. Sundays (toLlindcrs slrect)-zo 3-2 2 -3 56-6 25-9 0-ro 28. lelbourbe (Spcncer St) lo WestFootscray Wcek anys-5 36-6 2-7 6-7 12-7 30 t 40o-0 0-TO 331rr 15-lz 36-12 40 p.m.-r 32-1 53-3 33-4 3-416-4 52 -550-7 35-9 25x-To 30-T 4r tuird1ays- 5 36-6 2-7 12-7 30-8 40 -0 0-TO 33-1I'381--r 48-12 35 p.m. -r 37-2 15-2 43-3 38-3 53-4 rr 4 16-5 26-5 53-6 385-7 35-9 IS -ro 22--IT 40, Sundays (Flinders strcot)-9 1-1z 40o 3 5-5 23-8 26-0 36.
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 9 May 1914
Sunrhine to Melbourne, Sunphine to lctlbourne (weeel days) 6 27 -6 55-730-739-80-8 zr---926 -ro 3-zr 3-1s2 23-2ro 3o-z 8-30 3 2-3 45-4 33-5 26-5 3r -5 35-6 9 --6 .;3-6 44-7 31-8 33-9 5o-rr r1 -ig 9-12 2g-I 33. Siturdays: 6 27- 6 55 -7 0-7 30-7 39 -8 i-8 2r-9 26-1o 3-lr It -12 2-z 7-1223-I 2t-z 8-3 2 5 28 -- 6 43-8 33-9 5o-Il S-'2z 29. Sundays-Sunshine to Flindere street 9 54a.mfl -1.53-3 47-6,6-9o0-2o0.1 Leave Foolscray rr minutes later, Melbourne to bunshino, Spencer Street to Suashine (wcek days, 5 36-6 2--76 and 7 12 not stopping at Footscray-7 8 (from Footscray only) -7 3a-840-2o 33-lI 38-r 37 2 15-2 43-3 38-3 53-4 11-5 26 5 53-6 38-7 35-9 z8-1ro 2-r1 40. Saturdays-- S me az week dayli till 0o 33 1r 15-rr 36-12 40-1 32-i 53 -3 33-4 3-4 r6-. 52-5 50-7 35 O r8-ro 38-1r 41. Sund;ys - Flinders lit, to Sunshine 9 ro-rz 40-3 5-5 23-8 26-9 36. Leave Vootzcray 14 minutes later.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
SPEiCIAL NOTIClIS, lil IIIIIItIIIIIIIIIilIUtIIIIIIIIIll lIlI High-Grade TAll°RING to Measure Our Stock of 1 , Suitings mu Is exten sive and we will Strive to please the most Fastid ious. li. t N· r i v - =MULDOON 10D8Nicholson 5t Footscrau M U llIIIIIIIl IIIIII nlriI nIIIIII ui i tti InII IIIII IIII MIIII Miss Beatrice I, .Johnstone Costumiere, Mechanias' Institute Buildings, Nicholson Street. Come at Once! Our Half-Yearly SALE Is Now On. Saleeba Bros. 3, 5, 7 HOPKINS STREET FOOTBCRAY. Branches-67 Errol Street, North 1Vtolbourne & 324 Smith Street Collingwood. 12o Nicholson Street, Footscray. (next. National Bank) Alex. Doherty has opened as Confectioner and Paatrycoolc. Tobacco,, Cigars aid Gigarettes. Soft Drinks .'. Pastry Fresh Daily. Mechanics' Institute Nicholson atretu, Footecray. Subaoription 2/6 per qquarter. Open every evening 7 to 10; Saturday 2 to S. Library contains over 5000 volumes Scientilic, Fictional and Reference. Tlho Reading. Ronms areo supplied with the...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
WILLIAIIISTO IVN RACES. The Autumn meeting of tihe Williams town Racing Club will bIe held to-day (16th May) on the prettily situated seaside course. An interesting progranmme of six events has been arranged, the principal ones being the Bay View Ilandicap, of one mile, and the Steeplechase, of two nrilcs The first event will start at 2 o'clock and the follow ing is the order of running :- Hlurdle race, two miles; Malden Plate, five furlongs; Bay View IHandicap, one mile ; Steeple chase, two miles ; JumIpers' Flat Race, one mile and three furlongs Welter Handicap, six furlongs. Special trains will stop at Footscray and Newport to pick up and set down pas sengers. d
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
IfORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Thle May meeting of the Floolscray Hor ticultural Society was held at the Masonic hall on Tuesday. the president (Dr J. Box) presided There was a very good attend ance. Alter routine business had been transacted a very instructive and interesting lecture on roses and dcmonstration on prun ing was given by Mr Sam llrntdret, the well-known specialist of AMoonee Ponds. With the aid of succateur5, and rose bushes supplied by members, he fully demonstrated the methods he adopts both for garden tic coration and the show bench. A number of questions wvere asked and satisfactorily replied to. The lecturer was accorded a hearty vote of thankson the motion of Mes srs Elsum and Greency, and suitably re sponded. The fcllovsing exhibited cut flowers or pot plants and were awarded points by the judges, Mebssrs Greeney and Burnett-Mrs Gow, bowl of roses; Miss iMctay, pot plant Adiantumn; Mrs \V. G. Shepherd, vase of roses; and Mrs Allaway, 6 roses and 6 zon ale pelargoniums....
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
CO URSING. The Footscray District Coursing Club hold their first stake for the season-the President's Plateo, 3 an, at £212/; winner £35 with plate, runner up £z5, two dogs £5 each-on Saturday last, in the presence of about 400 enthusiasts, among them being many prominent leashmen.. The ground was hard but that did not prevent the sport being of the first rank. Hares were plenti ful and very.strong and the meeting was one of the best seen in the open. The secretary and his committee deserve great credit for the excellence of the arrangements, whilst thanks are also due to those who helped to beat the paddocks. The finals were run on Monday last' and the winner was Messrs Hansen and Ogden's Hillcrest, and nobody begrudged them their success as they are noted as true sportsmen. Results: Following are winners in first round: Hansen and Ogden's Hillcrest, M, Shee han's Wee McKie, O. Bennett's Galle Maid E. Carew's Full Captain, T, Hull's Last Kin, H. Fitzgerald's Miss Edna, A. Atkin son...
ANALYST'S CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
ANALYST'S OHARG1ES. In these days of high charges it is quite refreshing to meet a man who is prepared to undertake work at a lower rate than those at present ex isting. Such a one forwarded a manifesto to the Footscray Council on .W[onday last. 'le desired the appointment of public analyst to the council, arid stated that his charges were 21/- for each group of three samples representing one thousand head of'population; average 7/ per sample. The scale of fees, the writer said, issued by the Government laba tory, would show that the latter's charges ranged from 5/ to I2/ per sample. 1-He, the writer, was quali tied and registered at the Board of Health as a public analyst, had been in practice for 8 years and held high credentials. Cr Johnson, in moving that the letter be received, said a reply'might be sent informing the writer that his application would be considered when they intended to make a change, re marking sotto voce, "and there is no intention of doing that." Cr Fielding...
DOGS IN THE PARK. To the Editor of THE ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
I)OGS IN TILE P'A I~i, -- -'---- To the Editor of THlE AMIVITI' SI.R. Sir, -Recently I paid a visit to the increasingly popular Footacrey Park, and as one who has not seen it for somen considerable time I was, of course, struck with the excellent progress made through the effQrts of the committee of citizens working with the object of im proving one of Footscray's most valu able assets. But might I suggest to the committee, through the medium of your valuable journal, to prohibit dogs being allowed into the park unless on a chain at least. The park on Sunday mornings seem to be the rendezvous of men and boys with dogs. These dogs are doing considerable damage to the new flower beds by scratching about in them, and acts directly against the good work done by the committee. There is plenty of room across the river where these cours ing dogs could be exercised without be coming a nuisance. Yours, &c., SEDDONIAN. Seddon, 6/5114.
STREET TREES. AND THEIR ATTENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
STREET TRIEES. AND TH'IIR' ATTENT'ION. At Monday's meeting of the Foot scray council Cr Bell wished to know whether arrangements had been made for securing trees and tree. guards for the comting season's street planting. The engineer said that councillors were expected to submit a list of streets where the trees were required and they might do that at next meeting. Cr Johnson - Those responsible should see that the trees are proper ly attended to. It is no use planting trees if they are not looked after. I should like to know how many of those planted last year have perished through neglect. Cr Fielding-There is rock, un suitable soil, and other things to contend with. 'Cr Johnson-Nothing will grow in Yarraville, I know.
West Footscray Line. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
lWcst Fooascray Line, Wcst Fouottcry to :Mlchournc,(Spencer bt Wecl; days: 6 36-7 ,I -7 37-7 46-8 Io 8 30- 9 35-10 12-11 12-12 10--I239 I 1o-2 17-3 9-3 54-4 42-5 38-5 44 --6 r8--653-7 40-8 42-9 59-II 2z 12 1S. Saturday's-6 36-7 4-7 37-7 46-8 ro0 --8 30-0 35--to 12-zIl 17-1213-12 32 p.m - 1 30-2 17-3 -1.-354-5 37-6 52 -8 42-- 509- 1 17-12 38. Sunday:s (to.flindcrs street)-xo 3-2 2 -3 56-6 25-9 9-o028, uclbourne (Spencer SI) 6We Footscray Week nays-5 36-6 2-7 6-7 12-7 30 8 40--9 o-o 33-11 15--It 36-12 40 p.m,.-1 32-1c53-3 33-4 3-476-4 52 -5 50-7 35-0 8 --Io 3b--1 4r, Saturdays-5 36-6 2-7 12-7 30-8 40 -9 o--ro33--11 38-rr 48-12 35 p.m, -I 37--2 5-2 43-3 38-3 53-4 I-- ./ 4 16-5 26-5 53-6 38-'7 35-9 8 -IO 22--I1 .10, Sunday:s (Flinders strcct)-- 1o-zz 40 3 5-5 23-8 26 -9 .3(1.
COUNCIL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
UOUNCIL NOTES. Cr Shillabe, r was the only absentee of the Seven availahnl cotlncillorri at the Ineoting of the I,'ootacrt'y Coulncil on Montay last, wvh'en the mayor (Cr 'I'. I. Ilrew) presided. 'he lfollowing is an . pito.cm of thed corrotrrll lrndrncq' dIaiIn L wivth The (;ai Inquiry Ioard, of Adelaide, dewedirtl n r' prs.'ntativ, of the Cotncil to give' e'vidence belfore th lioanlrd at M111lmurine on liriday(ye.at?rday) t ther council':;i 'hwtric light, tnoehrtalking. On the tsitrio Lio Cor. MPinl)&lt;ld and Jolhnsoni the town tric and iIl ritnriiten deniIt, were dputli d til o aittend. 'The l'tlic lheualth Dtprtmenti. far walrded clopy ot' Ihttler rsent to Angli.- sv Co. ty. iitd., re, prlplt i:d mI at. thr ring ro001m. .'This wasl rf rei I r'd to theu r I he irtlice:r and ino pcr tor for r tlr . Mer'p an ll l ,irgusr n lty. ltt. desirted permission i ti rti imove hridto' , l !' ., ova r south iof iLs p ntl tic,? ? t.l i ii ll. ? r ? f,,t'rr'd to eu)tgil ,r. a Mr ,J. 1,...
TWO BROWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
TWO BROWNS. Those present at Monday's court laughed uproariously over a simple incident that was rendered amusing by the circumstances. \Vhen ICliza beth Brown was called to answer a charge of allowing her cow to wander a vivacious little womai) stepped forward and remarked " 1 am Eliza beth Brown'" Mr G. IL. Brown (clerk of courts) -You are charged with allowing your cow to wander. Have you any excuse to offer. Mrs Brown-I do not own a cow. MIr WV. Mitchell, J.P.-Then how is it you are here ? Mrs Brown-I received a sum mons to attend. Mr \V. Mitchell, J.P.-And you do not own a cow ? Mrs Brown-No, nor never did. I am summoned here for failing to send diy child to school. (Laughter.) Mr \V. Mitchell, J.P.-Thecharge is entered as wandering cow. Dr. C. L. McCarthy, J.P.--lt is evidently a case of wandering child. There are two Elizabeth Brown's by the look of it. This proved to be the case and the lady at a laterstage was lined 2/..
Sunshine to Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
Sunshine to Melbourne, Sunshine to Melbourne (week days) 6 27 -6 55-730-739-8 0-8 21-9 26 -10 3-11 3--1 23-12 30-2 8-3 o 3 2-3 ,15-4 33-5 26-5 31 -5 35-6 9 -6 .13-6 4--7 31-8 33-9 50-51 12 -r2 9--rz 29-- 33. Saturdays: 6 27-6 5 --7 0-7'30-7 39 -8. r-8 .21-- 26-1o-.3-1r 8 -12 2-12 7-12 23-1 21-2 8-3 2 5 28-6 43-8 33-9 5o-zz 8--2 29. Sundays-Sunshine to Flinders street 9 54 a.m. -1.53-3 47-6.16-9.o--0o.z Leave Footscray It minutes later, Melbourne to Sunshine. Spencer Street to Sunshine (week days: 5 36-6 2-76 and 7 12 not stopping at Footscray-7 8 (from Footscray only) -7 30-8.40o-10 33-11 38-1 37 2 r5-2 413-3 38-3 53-4 rr-5 26 5 53-6 38--735--9 8-10o 22-11 40. Saturdays-Sym?c as week days till to 33 i 15--11 36.-12 40-I 32-I 53 -3 33-4 3-- r16--. 52-5 50-7 35 9 18-10 38--1 41. Sundays -- Flinders :t, to Sunshinc- 9 10-12 40-3 5-5 23-8 26-9 36, Lcavc 'ootscray 14 minutes later.
YARRAVILLE SHOOTING CASE. COURAGEOUS CONSTABLES COMPLIMENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
YA RRIfA VIgLE SSHIO0'T' ING CASE. COURIAGEOUS CONS'ITAli1,1S COMI' I M INT ED. The local court was crowded on Mon day afternoon when Thomas I'aterson was presented on charges of attempt ing to murder his son with an iron har, and with having shot at his wife with intent to kill. After hearing the evi dcnce of Dr. I-I D. Downing, which was to the effect thatThomas Paterson. junior sustained a wound two-inches long across the top of the head, Sub Inspector Westcott, who prosecuted, reduced the first charge to one of un lawfully wounding with intent to inflict grevious bodily harm. The first charg es were both capital charges out the maximum penalty for the substiutted count is 15 years' imprisonment. Accus ed who calne into court on crutches and who has suffered severely as the result of injuries sustained during his sensat ional arrest on the barque Killarney at the wharf of Cuming, Smith and C(o., wils aeconmlnodaited with a chair alnd a footstool on the floor of the coulrt. lie wa...
BOY SCOUTS. ALLEGATIONS OF ROUGH CONDUCT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
BOY SCOUTS. ALLEGATIONS OF ROUGH CONDUCT. Mr Percy Richardson, at the last meeting of the Foptscray council, notified that body that he had retired from the boy scout movement owing to pressure of business. He also explained that he had replaced some broken windows in the 1Buckley street hall where their meetings were held, and in conclusion thanked the council for the courtesy extended to himn as scout master. Hie mentioned also that MIr I-Iuxtable, who had been acting scout master for some little time, would carry out the duties in the future. When Mr Richardson's letter had been received, Mr \Vhitehead was asked to report on an inspection he had made of the scout premises in Buckley street, following on a com plaint from a resident. Mr \Vhitehead said that a gate that had been repaired and placed in position had leen broken down and destroyed, it was quite uaeless; a loor had been wrenched ofl its hinges and two windows broken ; the closet was in a disgusting condition andi begga...
BOARD OF HEALTH COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
BOA?I) 01' IIEAIG TII (lOM PIA INT. Ate hte eeting of theO Vooticray coun cil o n Monday a letter was received from the (rIntral Iloard of Iealth in which a coiliphint was madle regarding iI tilt on Angliss & (Co.'. works. 'The letter slttt.d, inter ilia, that there was "cloe to the Foot.scrnty railway line, and letw(en the latter and Anglis, & Co.'s branch line, it Lilt composed of en gine cylinders, ;anld :everl tonll of pautch conltnls, b,sidtle bags and tins. 'I'hoe oul drailliage ftom the hoe I was trickling down intLo an eart hen ditch, which tlischalargea into a poot l on the firm's pireicis 'PI'he Th pool was part of anll eclonurt.-l in which 5,) shled) were grazinlg. 'Il' h stulft wais undergoilng partial comblusltionl in the tip lnld emit. ting offensive stltells." 'l'Th Inspllector (IMr Whlitelhearl) on heintg tqu(?otioedil y collncillors regatl'd ing the comp laint stated thltl the place wlis it'more of all eyoeore, than ain offcl'lce. There wret no shed)...
BRAYBROOK INSPECTORSHIP. TWO SMALL PAID BILLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
BRAYBROOK INSPEG'TOR SHIP. TWO SMALL PAID BILLETS. Recently the Braybrook council called for applications for the com bined position of sanitary inspector and inspector of nuisances and at last Monday's meeting received four applications for the position. Cr Robinson spoke in favor of giv ing Constable Alford the position of inspector of nuisances and Cr Pen. nell said he would be able to place it on a business-like footing. His only objection was that they would have to have another officer as well. Cr Opie-The best thing we can do is to advertise for a ranger at £25 per annum and an inspector of nuis ances. Crs Pennell and Munro moved and seconded that Walter Watkins be appointed, and Cr Robinson moved, and Cr Hopkins seconded, that Con stable Alford be appointed inspector at £2o per annum, and Mr Bradford ranger. Cr Pennell - I'll withdraw my motion and move for Constable Alford, with Watkins as ranger at £25 per annum. The last-named declined the appointment. It was finally deci...
FOOTSCRAY'S FIRSTBORN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
FOOTSCRAY'S FIRSTBORN. Mr M. A. Lomax writes :-In your report. of tlast. Snl.urday you men Lion that it is claimed that the late. Mrs. John Stewart way the first white female Ehhlh hIo'rn in Iotslcray. 'rThe report atatLes further that Mrs Stewart was I yeal:i at her death. coin? u:iently she Iluti, hlave ieoIn horn nt earlier than 15. MJrs. John ILoma ax, now residing at. 1l lopkin, at.re t, lootscray, was born on the 'th June, Ih 1i, in what is caulld NM;aribyrnong street, close to where the, Sahip inn Ho-tel now stands. She wias .unm three years senior there fore to tho l;ate Mr. ,John Stewart.. I have the biaptismr certiticat.e which sets 01. partimi llelia i,.- .th)ve statedt, an?d I thought it right tL correct an error.
COW AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
CO ? AREA: The cows we have always with us, and at the present rate of pro gress the discussion on the cow area wvill also always be with us. The area has been fixed quite a number of times, only to be shattered at the following council meeting to gratify the whims of one councillor or another. The Department of Agri culture again wrote the Footscray council on Monday regarding it. The letter stated that it was now i8 months since the first requestI had been made and twelve months since it had come into force, subsequently it was suspended. The Department said that the matter could not be allowed to stand any longer and that if the area was not fixed by the council at once the Board itself would proceed to do the work. It was decided to Inform the de partment, on the motion' of Cr Pearce, that the work was in hand and almost complete,. The council, at a later stage, prac tically agreed to a restricted area, subject to a request by Crs. McDon ald and Bell to postpone the matter for a...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
IRA YIBROOK COUN'CIL The only absentee from the meet ing of, the Braybrook Council on Monday last was Cr G. McKay, president, and for the day Cr Derham was elected chairman, a position he has filled before, and on this occasion, in an efficient manner. Mr P. O'Shannessy wrote stating that his father, who had kept the pound for many years, was dead and asked for instructions as to what he wvould do till aniiother poundkeeper was appointed. lHe also expressed his willinginess to take the position at the same salary, s'o per annum. 1 -.-"i was agreed that MR I'. U )'Slllt-'i nessy be appointed. The Education Department stated that State School children were to have a half-holiday on ,iEmpire Day, and asked the council for a reply by r2th May as to what action they were taking in the matter, as regards co operating with the School committee. Cr Pennell said the Footscray Council was taking up quite a dif ferent position from last year and were not going to bore the children with speeche...