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LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
LODGE S & SOCIE TIES. At the fortnightly meeting of the Yarraville A. N. A. one new member joined. It was decided to enter a team for the Metropolitan Committee rifle tournament. The dispensary and metro politan committee delegates gave full reports of last. meetingA. The syllabus item, shooting match, resulted in a win for the president's team by 11 points All members are requested to attend the next meeting when the election of oflice-hearers takes place, and a visit is anticipated from the chief president. At the last meeting of the Footscray branch A.W.A,, four propositions were received and four new members unan imously elected and installed by the president. Nomination of officers for the forthcoming six months was taken, the election to take place next Thurn day. A very good syllabus has been arranged for the next- half year. The annual character ball will he held on June 10th in the Royal Hall. At the meeting of the Loyal Waratah Ladies' P.A. i.S. Lodge, Sister Mrs L...
EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
EMIPIRE DA Y. At the request of the Footscray Council Messrs Arblaster, Booth, and Williams, representing the three local State schools, attended at the council chambers on Monday last to complete arrangements for the enter tainment of the school children on Empire Day. The former said the school committees had not had time to make any complete arrangements as they had only recently been elect ed. He thonght it was a good idea to get the children together once a year--Eupire Day for preference, so that they might be provided with some forl of entertaumut. . Cr Shillabeer-You want us to co operate. Mr Arblaster-Ycs. Cr Shillabeer--Well, you came to the wrong place. Mr Williams (Yarraville) gave figures regarding the number of scholars in the south ward that pro vision would have to be made for. Cr Shillabeer-\Vhat do you ap proach us for. Cr Johnson--Cr Shillabeer does not know what is going on ; he has not been here lately. Cr. Shillabeer - Cr. Shillabeer knows pretty well what is g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
It it' ,s GOOD PAIR of SHOES yS .re loIking for, Call at SWANN'S c.,o, f o SHOE STORES. NICHOLSON & BARKLY STS. Thoy will Servo ymu W\ ll. Arl a lt i y Stirel , KitlM io ; ki'l tucklel StretL, \louuttie Poluls ; 37'! Sydneuy l.Road, Uiriuwick. -EIWEDDING __REDDING SEASON 1914. PRESENTS -r UNSHON.S' Seasonable Show of High-Class Glass and Plated Ware is Exceptionally Attract ive this Year. A Large New Display Case has been erected just inside the door that cus tomners may have every facility for exercising an almost unlimited choice in selecting suitable gifts. UP?U EVAN IIEF.S' FANCY (iO0l)S 1,13 Nicholson St., Footscray, Note : 'unshons' do not prufess to sell 'cheap" plate. Every Article can he relied on for Quality, Wear and Value S.----.- ------ --- l You will a Noew Sui arind an Overcoat for the \Vinter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, Measure you. He has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. His Addres...
AUSTRALIA ATTRACTIVE. SAILOR'S EFFORT TO REMAIN BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
A USTI' ALIA ATTRAU1'IVE. SAILOR'S EFFORT TO RE. MAIN BEHIND. At Monday's court John Nolan, fireman on s.s. Angola, was charged with continually and wilfully neglect ing to do his duty. Francis Stewart, master of the Angola, stated that the vessel arrived at Yarraville on Saturday, 9th inst., when accused asked for and'received a sovereign. He went ashore and did not return until Monday, He went away again on Tuesday, and. refused to work on Wednesday, and when told to do to by the officers gave back nothing, but insolence. He also went ashore on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. After being spoken to again a warrant was taken out on Saturday. Accused did not intend to work, but was acting in that way to be paid off from the ship in Australia. He started to play up when only three days out from Eng land, and if he were not checked every man would be doing the same, and work would be at a standstill. Accused was sentenced to T4.l days' imlprisonment, with a proviso that in the event of ...
BERTIE'S BEHAVIOUR. INSULTS POLICE AND WASTES BEER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
BEUITIE'S IBEHA VIOUR. INSUL'I' 'POLICEI AND \V:\S'TS IBEER. At M\onday's court a young man Bert Davidson was charged with be having in an olfensive manner in a public place on the 16th inst., and with breaking glass on the footpath, He admitted both charges. I'lain-clothe: Constable \Vaddell stated that about 8.30 p.m, on Satur lday he heard a conmiiotion in Nichol son street and heard accused and a companion shouting out " Hot pies and savaloys." 'l'h:y were eating pies :and rolling about the street, .ITwo yotung moen went up to them and they quietened down. \Vitness was standing on the road. Defend ant caime past him and said " Good nlight, \Ii \VWaddell," but when he got' aa little further along turned rounul and started grinnin g and grim acing. I)cliendanlt then called out "Who's frightened of the Itobtails ?" "\Vaddell !" and Ilen wenit into the Royal hall. \Vitncss went across and arrestcd him, and Vwas marching himt down Nicholson street when he pulled at bottle .of beer ou...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
BEREAVEMENT CARDS. Mr J. PEARSON and F'amily desire to thank their many friends for their kind sympathy, telegrams, Ietters and cards in their recent sad bereavement. Also Dr Lane, Dr. Jona and Rev. A. W. Butler for their kind and unremitting attention &nbsp; &nbsp; 49 Crcswick street, Footscray. MRS WILKINS and Family desire to express thanks to their many friends for kind expressions of sympathy, letters telegrams, and floral tributes received dur- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ing their recent sad bereavement. 11 Mackay street, Seddon. Mr D. McCASKIL and Family desire to thank their many friends for kind ex- pressions of sympathy, letters, floral tri- butes &c. received by them during their recent sad bereavement. Rosamond road, Maidstone. rIleptnone : 51 Ioolrcray. Che Advertiser. PRINCIPLES BEFORE MEN. IFootecrrv. Saturdav. Miv 2:3. 19141.
WORKERS' DWELLINGS. COMMISSION ON HOUSING CONDITIONS OF THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
WORKIERS' DIVELLINGS. COMMISSION ON HOUSING SCONDITIONS OF TIHE PEOPLE. The secretary of the above in a communication to the council asked if they were in favor of the Provis ionaj Workers' D-welling Act, No, 2479, passed last session, and if so asked the council for their views to see if there was any intention to give effect to same. Municipal council's are, inter alia, empowe'ed by the Act to purchase land for workers' dwellings for leasing to persons who do not own a dwelling house and who are not in receipt of incomes amount ing to z20oo0 per annum; to improve and build on such land, and.to bor row for such purposes, over and above the amount, whlch a council is authorised by any Act to borrow, any such sum or sums of money not exceeding in all the amount [50,ooo. A copy of the Act was enclosed. On the motion of Cr Pearce the matter was deferred for a fortnight as a'cohference consisting of Port Melbourne, Richmond and Foot scray Councils were already acting in.the matter,
BUILDING REGULATIONS. UNIFORMITY SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
B~UILDING BEGIULATIONS. UNIFOR?MI'I'Y SUGGESTED. The lRoyal Victorian Institute of Architects, in a letter to the Ioots cray council oil MIonday evening, urged upon thcniem the necessity of uniform building regulations for metropolitan mnunicipalities around Melbourne. This would involve no new departure as the necessity for such had been recognised years agio. The Legislative Council had passed a bill, and when it was sent to the Assembly with amtendments it was abandoned. \ A board of reference should be appointed to work in con junction with the municpal engineers. Cr Peatrce said he was entirely in favor of a uniform code of regula tions. The council should lend its support to the movement. Cr MIcDonaldl said he had pleasure in supporting the motion. It wouldl save the council a lot of money as well as being very desirable from every point of view. Other councillors present endorsed the remarks of Crs Pearce and Mc Donald andI it was decided to reply that the council would be pl...
WEIGHTS & MEASURES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
WEIGHTS & MEASUIBEA At the Footscray Council nmeeting on Monday the following letter was received from the Master Butchers' Association: Sir,-At a meeting of the above associa tion held on Monday last, zSth inst., it was resolved that the attention of the various municipalities be directed to the present unsatisfactory method of administering the Weights and Measures Act. Members of this trade, in common willth other reputable traders, have.been in the habit ot using certain types of spring balance scales, re lying on thleir stutability by the fact that thyhave been stamped by the oflicers ap .pointed for the purpose, It has been ac ceptcd'as a test of their accuracy that. tue inaicator shall be at zero when not in use, but it has now beeoon shown that, notwith standing this, the scalo may have a fluctuating crror even to the extent of z oz or 2 oz,, as the weights advance, with the result that shopkeepers have been innocent ly led into committing a breach of law. My associa...
CHURCH PARADE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
CHU?TIH PA1 ADE Following on the Empire day celebrations at the schools a cadets' church parade was held in : connect ion with the same movement at St. John's Church on Sunday morning. Though attendance was purely vol. untary a large number of ,cadets, under Area Officer Hickson, took part and paraded to and from the church to martial airs played by the Footscray Municipal Band, The in terior of the church was appropri ately decorated with bunting for the occasion and amongst the very large congiregation were Cr Drew (mayor), Crs .McDonald nd 13ell one councillor to represent each ward. The Rev, J. T. Baglin con ducted the service and submitted a thoughtful service on Empires, trac ing the rise and fall of tile principal Empires the world has known and speaking in terms of appreciation of the greatest of them all, the British Empire, whose greatness had been brought about, in the main, by truth, justice and freedom.
CLAIM FOR WAGES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
(JLAIt7 FOR WA 6ES At Monday's court J. F.'Sellmaun sued G. Featherstone forf?g/I5/ for work and labor done and 181 for one week's board. Complainant, who was represented by Mr Secomb, stated that he had agreed to go half shares with defend ant in breaking up a lighter and was guaranteed at least £~2 ,per week on copper, iron and'wood taken out of the lighter. The lighter had to be broken up to the satisfaction of the Harbor Trust and the wage for that class of work was II/4 per day. De., fendant also came to his place once, had tea, slept there, had breakfast, and agreed to board with liimi, but never came back so he charged a week's board. Several questions were asked by defendant and the answers culmin ated to i slight argument when de fendant asked to have the case ad journed to enable him to get a solici tor, witnesses and papers. It was agreed to adjourn the case for four weeks on defendant paying Mr Secomb £1/'/- costs.
OVERLOADED HORSES. BENCH IMPOSE HEAVY PENALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
OVERLOADED HOIRSES. BENCH IMPOSE HEAVY PENALTY. At Monday's court Henry Charl son was charged on the information of Constable Doherty with driving two horses under circumstances in volving cruelty. M[r Secomb, in structed by the Society for the Pre. vention of Cruelty to Animals, prose. cuted. There was no appearance of defendant. Constable Doherty stated that on April 24th defendant was in charge of a lorry and two horner bckngiu;g to D, Vaughan, cartage contractor. In Napier street the two fore wheels sunk into the roadway and before the lorry could be moved another horse had to be harnessed to it and half the load of sheet iron removed. iHe thought tlhe load was excessive an?d made the driver go to the rail way weighbridge. The load turned the scale at 5 tons 12 cwts 3 qrs 14 lbs of iron totalling 4 tons 9 cwts I qr 2z lbs. Inspector \Vhitehead was also present and on measulring the wheels round they were not wide enough for the load carried. The driver said that if he comiplaine...
BAND PERFORMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
BAND PERFORMANCE, The Footscray Park and the band rotunda erected there were used for the first time for a public perform ance on Sunday last when the Foot scray Municipal Band, under Band master Nuttall submitted an excel lent programme of instrumental numbers. That the park is destined to be a popular place of public resort was shown by the attendance of over 0ooo people, many of whom saw the park for the first time and saw much to admire, despite its rough state. On such a delightful afternoon the view was greatly appreciated and due recognition was also given the citizens' committee for the work of improvement effected. The music too was much enjoyed and never has the band been heard to better ad. vantage. The rotund i, which once formed the artistically designed weighing house at the Flemington race course, is specially suited for band performances, the acoustic properties being unique in their excellence, so that the performance was successful in every way. Dur ing the afterno...
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
P.A.g.S. At the half yearly meeting of the Loyal Footscray P. A. F. S., Wor. Mlaster Bro. Swift presided over a good attendance of members. One new member was initiated and four propositions were received. Bro. Swift reported that the annual social promised to be a great success, he also gave a report concerning the band carnival which he stated would be something out of the ordinary. It was decided that the installation of officers take place on 17th June at St. John's I-Hall. The installation will be followed by a conversazione and avery good evening is assured,
WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION. SERIES OF LECTURES ARRANGED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
WORKERS1 EDUCATIONAL JSSO?GIATION. - SERIES OF1 LECTURES" AR RANGED. Tesecretary of the Workers' Educational Association, in a com muhication to the Footscray council on Monday last asked'for the use of the Town Hall in which to hold the first of six lectures and also expressed a hope that councillors might see their way clear to finance the first six lectures of the series. Cr Pearce, in moving tihe recep. tion of the communication, said he had pleasure in moving that the cduncil make arrangements to con duct the lectures, and that they ask tihe local Mechanics' Institute to co operate with the W\Vorkers' Educa. ?Žt'dional Association. The council, he thought, might finance the series of six lectures and the arranlgemcnts might be carried out by a committee consisting of two representati\,es of the council, two from the Mechanics' Institute and two from-the Workers' Educational Association. Cr Bell said he had pleasufe in supporting the proposal. Cr McDonald . expressed the opinion...
WISE AND OTHER WISE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
WISE AND OTHERWISE. Johnny: My father's on the tele phone. Jimmy: That's nothing; my grandfatiihr' on the parish! "\'illir , Uwe 1;11 going to have the iti..ihp i o dilrner on Sundav." Wil lie: '."nd tl a we got to go to church also ?" "IDo yo bIrleve thai -pirits talk and ri.v,d scric?s?" "Inqruestion ably That', why I never indulge in tlhem." Howard : Bridget, did my wife come in a few momenlt ago;? Bridget: No, ,ir . rh;t's the parrot you hear a-hollerin'. Cholly: The decniist told me I had a large cavily that needed filling. Ethel:c Did he recommend any special colr.,c of study? "How many times have you been married ?" "Three, hutl-" "Mad am," he. interrmpted, "I'm taking the rensu., ryit propo.ing." "[in't it hard to lo-se your dangh ter?" "No, not t hi, one; I could have manrricd her off a year ago. It is her elder sister that's hard .__*_ lose." "'" -
COW AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
GOIV AREA. The discussion on the cow area for Footgcray reached finality on Monday last at a small meeting of the council. The Mayor (Cr Drew), Crs Pearce and Johnson voted in favor of the following boundaries, whilst Crs McDonald and Bell were opposed to it. The two last named wishing to exclude a dairy some where in the vicinity of Whitehall street :--Commencing on the south side of I3allarat road, thence along Gordon street to the railway gates, Geelong road to \Villiamstown road, Blackwood street, Sussex street, Kent street, Minnie street, White hall street, River street and thence along the river back to Ballarat road. There is just a possibility that the Agricultural Department may have fixed an area themselves and if so then the one just agreed on will not become operative-at least for some time.
NOXIOUS TRADES. WISCHER and CO'S WORKS DISCUSSED BY THE FOOTS CRAY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
" NOXIOUS 1TRADES. WISCHEIR and CO'S WORKS DISCUSSED BY T'H'IE FOOTS CRAY COUNCIL. At the Footscray Council meeting on Monday last a petition, signed by 126 residlents of Yarravillo was Ipre sented, praying that the council might see its way clear to refuse re gistration of the premises erected by the firm named on the west side ot Whitehall street, for the purpose of crushing rock phosphate. Cr Fielding said it was time some thing was 4one by the council. There was no doubt tlhat the crush ing of rock phosphate was a nuis ance-it was a noxious trade. T'wo or three years ago the council deci ded that there was to be no manu facture by firms engaged in the no xious trades industry, on the west side of \Whitehall street. Should the Council grant the present applica tion there was no knowing where the matter would end. 11ischer & Co, had commenced operations and the council should demand that they cease work unsil such time as the council had received legal opinion. Cr MclDonal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 30 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. DENT IST T. Gough S11\AS REHIOVEDI) TO -Corllor f Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Over Sih;w u, 3l ~ucera. cilt,,o l'"sstculy 351. IVL1·. J. -?. COPPLESTONE (Roe. by li ltal Hoaud of Vie.) DEN l'AL PRAC'TITIONER. 117 BARKLY .STRErI" (Past 1 Io?pers) P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S, By ExamIs. Melb. Univelsit )Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLAYS, CROWNS, BRIDGES & Ai W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, " Roseville," 85 Paisley Street, IFoot-cray. Crockery and Caftering Requisites on hire. Tendors for WVedding Irlakfast. lBamnuets, insoO~a~Gl.ss 1 at~U~~ntics1 I iS.Oss.o1 i ki r ~?~~?:i~sta WIHYPAY RENT Whlen you cals BUY A HOUSE On Easy Ternis in any part of the distrsct, or any suburb, for Small Deposit and the Balance as rent frill; E. A. WEILAND Builder and Contractor, " The GablesY CrPaisley & Victoria Sts. Footscray. Or any Agent. Mliss Florence A. Green, DMS.V. Piano, Theory and Harmony. 69 Creswick Street, Footocray. P. GALVIN, Hairdresser an...