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RIFLE NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

RIFLE NOTES Hie Footscsay City Rifle Club's, shoot onj Saturday was .14 shots at 300 yds. A cold rear wind was blowing which made things anything but. pleasant. There waai over/thirty members shooting. . A. McDonald won tho leg-in.^On Saturday there will be: a teams match. A team T. and J. Mastertoun. -J. Johnson, G. and A. J.-McDonald. B te^uri, J. N. and 'N. McDonald, Kennedy. Upton, ■Harrison. C team, Joint, McKenry, B. McDonald, Macauley, Sin^tih? D team,* Hagan • >Robinson. Nicholson, A. McDonald, Berlowitz. E team, X; I Henderson,-M6oro, Taanock Ward; Arrol.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ENTERTAINMENTS. ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. "THE HEADLESS ARMY" [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

ENTERTAINMENTS. ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. "THE HEADLESS ARMY" One of the cleverest and, biggest of the big acts on the variety stage to-day, ha* been engaged to open at St. George's Theatre,: Yarraville, triloquist • of the Army, is a verit able genius at the work ho under takes, and g.ives. as' excellent an en tertainment, as could be desired and his grand .finale -"the headless army' is considered tho biggest hit in a big turn. "Jane Eyre" that splen did novel by • Charlotte Bronte, so widely read by the ^English speak ing race is to b.e be shown on' Mon it is in .two reels and beautifully portrayed jby' the Imp. Company. Thursday's big feature is at thrill ing melodrama in three reels "The Black Spot" played by a powerful oast; of continenal artists. GRAND THEATRE. "Protea, and the Infernal Automo bile" is the titlo of the "star pict ure to He presented, atj tho Grand next' week. It is) described, as the greatest picturo sensation ever film ed, land includes the thrilling adven tures...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BRAYBROOK SECRETARY. PROPOSED INCREASE IN SALARY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

BRAYBROGK SECRETARY, j " PROPOSED INCREASE IN SALARY. In tho past few years, the Bray brook shiro has increased rapidly in population, and the work devolving upon tho shire secrotary and engin eer (Mr W. J. Andrew) has increas ed in. a like manner. Mr Andrew had a lot to doi in the valuation work, and at Monday's meeting of the Shire Council he asked that he should be recompensed for this work^ He also applied for an increasu in salary. Mr Andrew, in a statement to tho Council, said tho business of the sliire was increasing. It was build ing up all the time, and there was a considerable amount of work Tho revonuo of tho shire had increased double, and the expenditure exceed ed £6000 to date for the jyear, The actual' revenue was double what it was six or seven years ago. He had refrained from asking for tho increase when the shire was in debt, bub now it was in credit. Cr McKay (president) said the secretary had a lot of work to do in) connection with/ 'tho valuation, and should rec...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
KINGSVILLE AND QUEENSVILLE ESTATE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

KINGSVILLE AND QUEENS- [ ViLLE ESTATE NEWS A well attended meeting of the Kingsvilie, QueensviJje and1 Claren don Progress Association was held in the' Queensville hall last-Satur day evening. Mr J. Delzoppo occup ied -the chair. The needs of this district, as we have previously 'pointed out, are many, and we are ■ pleased that the Association has ad opted thei suggestion made* in the "Weekly News" a couple of weeks hack, and have decided to run their own candidate at the coming muni cipal election, for the east riding in (he shire of Werribee. Mr I!. J). Jones has been, selected .to carry the Association banner, and if the whole of the/ residents of the three estates giver him Lheir support, he should have little difficulty in securing a majority at the poll. The settlers on the estates' are now awake to their interests, and are determined to see .justice done to that end of the shire. In this effort, they can rely on the whole-hearted^ support of this- journal, which always is an ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

^TTBXiXO NOTICES. 12 Post Cards and an Enlargement For 7/6. FREE—An enlargement given with. eachj dozen Cabinets or Paris (Panels Presentation with Oak Frame, and pictures finished in artistotype, 2/-. per member. THE "ALMA" STUDIO ' "H. T3. f,f,OYP. Proprietor. " !1 - •. • " *. We wish to let the public know that we arej open on Saturday's and HMidays. Artistic work dong tha • same price as Platinotype. No extra charge fon- groops. Tele Scray 256 , 13 Paisley Street, Footscray. "There's Just Time for a Drink" a* .. • Hegerty's Railway Hotel. -The CENTRAL Store— —81* GAMON STREET SEDDON, Right Opp, O'Fariell Street," H. & J. TOZER, Grocers and Provision Merchant. Our Motto:—Civility and Attention" Choice Blends of Tea * Western District Butter Poultry Feed A ways on'jHand. Orders called for and j romptly delivered. — • P. GALLOGLEY, " I * GROCER Tea and ProvisionMepehant. * ORDERS DELIVERED DAILY { A TRIAL SOLICITED O'Farrell Street, Footscray The] Footscray Gas & Co...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COURT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

COURT NEWS For failing, to.,kave their children vaccinated, the following parents were each fined 10/- at Monday's court:—Herbert Figgott, W. J. Atkinson. W. T.. Weeks, Thomas S. Meyers, James W. Glwyas, Ernest L Gauld, Jas. Carty, JasH. Sharpie*, W. H:~aicGlynn, and .r. M. McCal lum. ' Hugh McUood, an, elderly men,) was, arrested, by Constable iMurphy. in, , Yarraville' on Saturday evening, At Monday's court, a chargeof drunken ness w;as preferred against Mclytd, 'but''as- ho promised to leave the distritt, he was discharged. • - • ■" a •' • • ■ I A lite of 10/-. was imposed on Wt'llfCm Gallagher atTMonday'e court foi) having played football in the street). Sergeant Smelcher remarked that this el*** of olenco wa» be?... coming prov 'n th» district)..

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 18th, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

The moving finger writes,' and having writ Hoves on. Nor all thy piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel hall a line Nor all thy tears wash out a word ot it. SATURDAY, JULY 18tb. 1914, Or McDonald moved at Monday's Council meeting 'that the Govern ment l>o asked to include in tho Local Government Act Amending Bijl, referendum powers, and that tho Members for the district and other councils be asked to support tho request. Cr Shillabeer thought tho letter should 'be sent to the Municipal Association.—Cr, Pearce : It does not meet until Parliament goes out of existance.—The Mayor said if the Act were amended, it would enable' them to refer any vexed question to the people. The motion, aiterj, discussion, was agree! to. A resolution by Cr Peorco that thei GoVe;rnme<nt be; asked Lo sub stitute "fifteen" in place of ' "'rr,y' in section 338 of tho Local Govern ment Act, was also agreed to. On Thursday evening last the Yar raville Football- Club hold,, Sj Euchre tournamen...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

1 Ton can obtain a loan privately, and quickly 'pn . your own note of . hand by applying to J. 8.^Anderson,,64Leeds street,' Footaeray. . Office hours, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m."; close Saturdays, J m. Not* ohaage cf address.—Ad*t.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

AMUSEMENTS TROCADERO THEATRE - Cir Leeds and Hopkins St., Footscray. Sole Lessee and Manager : GEO. SMITH, TO-NIGHT TO-NIGHT July July 18 th. 18th. 3rd week of unparallelled success, ' • : 100. Children presenting-an "EMPIRE PAGEANT Bewildering and Brilliant revue. Every child an Australian and a. Champion. Every. National Dance, Patriotic Song, and the Build ing of the Union Jack Miss Florrie Dixon as.'Young Australia One of the leading Australian and English Theatrical Managers said, "The.most novel and entertaining performance I have seen. Direct from America - VALENTINE & BELL Undoubtedly the World's Greatest Trick Cyclists. Pictures To-night 'The Dance of Death' a two real star picture^ 'The Hunger Heart', -'Bolby's Bob', 'The Message in the Rose', and'The Little Bugler etc. Monday Night A five reel. Special Screen Play , <T1,A larlv hf Olialltv' Produced by the Famous Players Co^ 1 ne Laay QI l^Uiilliy !fand featuring Cecelia Loftus. ^ - „ > -PRICES"6d&am...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
YARRAVILLE PROGRESS ASSOCATION [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

YARRAVILLE PROGRESS ASSOCATION The ordinary mooting of the new ' ly-formed Yarraville ProgresB As j'sociation was held ,n the Yarraville hall lodge-room on Tuesday evening, when there was a fair attendance. Mr W. 0. Low presided. Tho rules submitted j by the committee were considered, and adopted with slight alteration. The membership fee has been fixed at 1/- a half-year. Mr. Haslem movejd that the Footscray Council be asked to receivo a de putation from the Association re garding the Hyde street gardens. The mover, said tho council were making the gardens a quarry-liole. If they waited, until Mr Trench's the ex-surveyor, scheme was carried out, he . di(| not; think they wlould ever seo anything done to tho gard ens, The least the council could do would b.e to make the hill part decent; for the children to play, in. Tho motion wa§- agreed to. "

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

nowssioxAi, N«4ia. U ter.br given that Mr William . Broaket, solicitor, haviair taken into f rt—rrtly Mr Walter Kfmp, their bwiM will ia tatare be etrrUd om umder the sfcyl i ■EOCKET and KEMP. SOLICITORS, 337 COLLINS STRBBT, 1IBLBOURNE. M Paisley Street, Pootscrajr. TlbVPHOKHS—3481 Central I —J49 Footscray. Trast Fandato lead atCarrant Rata M* JAMES HAtlv Solicitor and Conveyancer LOMBARD BUILDINGS QUEEN STREET MELBOURNE Telephone—3273 .Central, OFFICE:—Mr' C- Farnbach's offices, Irving Street Ptotscray, and Anderson Street, Yarraville. l£r, Hall attends Footscray office on Mondays and Thursdays (court morning) between 9 and 10 a.m. to see his clients. Has Trust Monies to lend on free-1 hold Security. gECOMB & WOODFULL SOLICITORS I A. C. Secomb—Commissioner of Supreme Court Victoria. Sth Aus tralia, New Zealand A. H. WOODFULL, L.L.M, Pn^-rniwrmpr W; A. ^-uSwu Office^— Prell's Buildings, 60 Queen St, Melb- Phone 5705 • • • • Mr Secomh's private residence is: Jnckley Street, F...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

00 YOU WORK HARD? If so this must; 1 BECAUSE, if you work hard, you most have clothes to stand hard work, and the working man must have. high quality for low prices, and we are placing this before you in, our special . lines of Working Shirts. A special line of . HAVARD SHIRTS of a clean pattern at bed rock prices, also a special line in plain or : ' - striped GALATEA. • Watch our windows for these good cheap . shiris, also every article that you need to com plete your wardrobe. / . Whether you be short, tall. big:, or small. just call and see, you can be fitted just as you desire, at - G. Woods Draper and Mercer, - 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville. SPECIAL NOTICE. PAY- A VISIT TO FORGE'S GREAT WINTER SALE! EVBKY lin« at this Great Winter avent is vastly re duced—every line must bo cleared. There's nothing like strik ing while th* iron'» hot—its hot right now ! !. Here are a f«w of the bargains you can obtain it you . shop straightaway.:— Ladies' Navy Costume (illustrated), in fine so...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

BRAYBROOK COUNCIL The monthly meeting of the Bray brook Shire Council was held at the Shieo hall, Deer Park on Monday last, when the following councillors were present:-Crs McKay (presi dent), A. Robinson, Derham, Pennell, Opie, Hopkins, McLagan, Munro, Harrison and Missen. After the outward correspondence had been read, Cr Pennell complain ed that two letters had not been sent, one to the Roads Board, and another to Mr Patterson, the late Inspector.   Mr W. J. Andrew (secretary)— It is the first time that there have been any complaints of me not answering correspondence. Those two letters have not been sent ow ing to pressure of work with the rates and the rolls. I can assure you the rolls are no small order. Cr A. J. Pearce (Footscray), Cr. Cash (Coburg), and Cr Dennis, (Northcote) were nominated by their respective councils to represent the group of municipalities on the Infectious Diseases Board.—On the motion of Cr Robinson seconded by Cr Derham, it was decided to ...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 18 July 1914

OBITUARY . At the ripe age of 85 years, a   very old colonist and resident of     this municipality, Mr Henry Ster- ling, passed away on Monday, 13th inst, at his residence, 10 Sydney Street, Yarraville. The deceased arrived in Victoria   in the sailing ship "Shand" in 1853, amongst his shipmates being several of those who afterwards became founders of the Eight Hours' movement. These include- ed the late James Galloway, Ben Douglas, T. Bell, and others The "Shand' first called at Port-   land Bay, when those on board re- quested to be landed at Port Fairy, which at that time offered more in- ducement for new arrivals. Mr Sterling settled at Yambuk, and remained there until 1874, when he came to Yarraville, engaging in his trade of builder and contractor until retiring from business. Until recently he had enjoyed remarkab- ly good health for a man of his years, but an attack of bronchitis which had not been serious eno...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
RAILWAY PROSECUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

RAILWAY PROSECUTIONS. On Thursday, at the Footscray Court, before Messrs. W. Mitchell, IT. E. Caldecott, C. B. Smith, Coun cillor W. IT. Fielding, Drs. C. Jj. McCarthy, and .1. Box, J.'sr., Jas. Rodgers was fined 10s, with 15s costs, for having ridden in a flrst class carriage on a second-class tic ket. William Campbell was charged with having trespassed on railway land. The evidence showed that defendant climbed over tlio fence at the Seddon station, and attempted to board the train. When asked for his ticket, Campbell said he would buy one, but afterwards admitted that he had no money to do so. A fine of 20s, with lus costs, was imposed. For having ridden in first-class cars on second-class tickets, Alfred if. Bird and Edwin .1. Gilbert were each lined 10s, with 15s costs. Albert Yates was found in a rail way carriage without a ticket. He was fined 20s, with 15s costs. Mr. A. C. Secomb prosecuted in each case on behalf of the Railway department.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
BETTING IN FOOTSCRAY PARK. BOOKMAKER FINED £100. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

BETTING IN FOOTSCRAY PARK. BOOKMAKER FINED £100. Before Mr. Cohen, P.M., and Messrs W. Mitchell, Collins, Gallant, Bracher, and Dr. McCarthy, J.P.'s, on Monday, at the Footscray Court, Charles Foote was charged with hav ing, on July 11, at the Footscray Park, laid a bet of 2/ on the Lawn Handicap, run at Flemington. Mr, Hall appeared for Foote, who plead ed guilty. Evidence was given by Plainclothes Constable F. Davis that on the af ternoon of Saturday, .July 11, ho ar rested Foote in the Footscray Park, from information he had received. On the way to the police station Foote admitted having made the bet. Mr. Hall—It was straight out bet ting ? Witness—Yes. Mr. Hall asked' that his- client might be allowed time to pay the fine. Defendant was fined £100, payable at the rate of £10 a month. Alfred ' Watson • was next charged with having made a bet in the Foot scray Park. The evidence was similar in this case. Watson—I was only a clerk, and not the bookmaker. " A fine of £20 was impose...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COURT NEWS MAN'S FAMILY ASSAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

COURT NEWS f-H MAX'S FAMILY ASSAILED. Before Mr. Cohen, P.M., and hon orary justices, at Monday's sitting of the Footscray Court, a youth, Harold Smith, was charged with having used insulting words. Mr. A. C. Secomb, who appeared for complainant, said that his client was the daughter of Mr. Hen derson, employed at the Harvester Works of Mr. il. V. McKay, at Sun shine. Aliout two years ago Hen derson was with his fellow-workmen 011 strike, but he returned to his work before the strike ended, and since that time his life and that of his wife and family had been made "a hell on earth." Smith was not content with having tackled the father, but ho picked on to Hender son's two daughters, and used most insulting words to them. Kuby Henderson stated :—I have known Smith by sight for six 1 months. On J uly 2 I was having my | lunch, when Smith came along, and made the remarks complained of. I told him I would summon him, and I10 only jeered at me. • lessie Henderson corroborated the evidenc...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
ATHLETICS FOOTSCRAY HARRIERS' MILE FOOT RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

ATHLETICS FOOTSCRAY HARRIERS' MILE FOOT RACE. During tho half-time interval at the football match at the western reserve Inst Saturday afternoon the newly-formed Footscray Harriers held their first race. The event proved a great success, the field be ing large in numbers, and much in terest was displayed. The result was as follows :— Footscray Xfarricr Club One Mile I Foot Race. D. Daley,- 120 yds 1 H. Hunter, 100 yds 2 51. Dobbie, 120 £ds 3 The other starttffs were :—W. Pull, 15yds.; G. Mossop 30, E. Drayton, C. Crawford, J. Murphy, R. Price, G. Sharp, J. Dean, 75yds.; H. Camp bell, R. Cormack, C. Collard. U. Ilargraves, A. Betts, 85yds.; It. Shaw, 100yds.; R. Richardson, 120 yds.; J. W. Whitney, H. Stokes, J. C. Lee, .T. Lewis, D. Meegan, 1,^0 yds. A committee meeting of the club will be held on Tuesday evening.

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
COUNCIL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

COUNCIL NOTES There was little business to be transacted at the Footscray Council meeting last Monday evening, and the sitting was a short one, coun cillors rising from the table after their deliberations shortly after nine 0 clock. The seven available mem bers of the Council were in attend ance, and a punctual start • was made. Among the correspondence was an invitation from the Queen's Memo rial Infectious Diseases' Hospital to inspect the hospital on the 22nd — Accepted. Borough of Kaglehawk wrote re Projected Beiuligo Creek Reclamation Bill.—On the motion of Cr. .John son. seconded by Cr. Pearce, it was decided to take no action. W oinon s Christian Temperance on desired Council's patronage to concert on August 11 .—Granted. A. R. Burnett complained of the condition of footpath in Somerville road and A. Hansen drew attention to the state of the paths in Tennv j son-street.—Referred to surveyor. O. Glow desired a crossing and culvert in Barkl.v-street. — Granted under usual condi...

Publication Title: Weekly News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Yarraville, Australia (Vic)
CARE OF THE EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 25 July 1914

CARE OF THE EYES. " The light of the body is the eye,' and .the darkness which ensues whci. that" light is quenched is one of ti:. saddest oi phvs.eal afflictions. Stil. some take no more care to protect ai' preserve the fragile " windows of ti> soul" than if thuv weri: as hard ai. insensible as a rock, instead of beii of the most delicate structure, consi ing of a liquid covered with a thin and pervaded with nerves of the inn exquisite susceptibility. The eyes indeed, s'nanieiully abused. We stra'• and overtax them in a hundred d;rf;. ent ways, and when tiiey indicate b;, their weakness and irritability, a plainly as possible, that we are destroy ing their utility, we rub them an make them worse. We know that thi are growing weaker, till we are 't>> proud or too senseless to give the .a" of spectacles at the lime when such a would not only assist but, s-riMiyth. the vision. Hence one daily se> people who need only the assistan. of properly adapted glasses to see > mo...

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