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BETTING IN PARK FINE OF £100 IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
BETTING IN PARK FINE OF .C100 IMPOSED. | ' On Thursday, at tho Foots ray Court, William Shepherd, a young man, was charged with having, on -.•Inly 11., »t the Fool.scray Park, made a but oi' three shillngsi on the Doutta Galla Hurdle. ^Ir Jones, of the Crown Solicitor's ollice, pro.se. ule:l, and "Mr C. liar I appeared for the defence. Constahlo Uistell staCol that on the day in tiue.'-tion, he was on plain-clothes duty in the l'ootscruy. Park, which overlooked the Flem inaton. racecourse. Wit-ess said to 'accjus.yl, "What prlvc Dust Cloud", Accused replied, "Five to two". Witness;' gave accuscd and he saw another man make a wager on the same horse. Constable Unit, who corroborated SAi.'.t that accused stopped bett.'ng after the Pouttft Gala Hurdle. Ac cused said he slopped because he thought Pla.dda was a' good thing for,tin; Steeple. 31r Barjiet . said that only the rn.er divided the racecourse from the Park. In the course people were permitted to bet in y-ihillings and pounds, an...
LODGES AND SOCIETIES FOOTSCRAY UNITED FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' DISPENSARY. SIXTIETH HALF-YEARLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
I LODGES AND SOCIETIES - I FOOTS CRAY UNITED • FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' DISPENSARY. SIXTIETH. 1IALF-VKAHIA" ' REPORT. The half-yearly report lo the mem bers of tlie institution, signed by.J. M'Kenzie (T.O.O.F.), president, shows that the membership of the institu tion continues to make satisfactory progress. The average number of members on the books of the institu tion for the half-year was 0302, be ing an increase of 135 members. In regard to the business transacted, the tojal number of packages 'sent •out was 57,882, giving an average of 9.1 per member. A reference to the Dispensary Cash Statement for the half-year shows that the total receipts—with an as sessment of 1/8 for male members j and widows with children, and 1/3 | for single women—was £13(>() 5s 3d, which includes the credit balance* *rom previous half-year of £192 7s. The expenditure for same period was C1014 18s lid, leaving a credit bal ance of £35 L (is &lt;ld to carry forward lo next half-year. In regard to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
WARMTH AND COMFORT THIS WINTER 'Cleanliness Economy, *nd Comfort nakes a l'.ome a joy. GAS FJRES to it exi«ti''s urates The i>nssit'fr of (lie 10u einild drudge. Domestic labour wviii!» appliances should be-in every. Iionie. Ladies wlio strongly object to •victer fires causing siiioke, dust, aslies, :leaniug of grates, etc , have only to •xperience one winter with GAS FIRES :o convince them that they have too onj» put uo with slj the drudgery aud inconvenience of other fires. To be had from £1 upwards. Maximum cos' ii fixing,' 10/- Send for Estimates, or Tall fit: - FOOTSCRAY GAS and COKE Co. Ltd. WHIIEHALL St, FOOT SCRAY. Tele 99 Ft'scray'- Advt. If you don't get tho best of Viccr Befr will get tho best of you. You can obtain the best of b(?cr at the YARRAV11.LE HOTEL, Ballarat st Tho best of Beer that is brewed is ,.n"!,y- or draught. Wines, Spirits, ,_and Cigars. Also Porter on draught Phone—Footscray 12, M. J. BER LOWITZ', Propfietoreas.—Advtt
GRAND THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
GRAND THEATRE. A tunning story o: war, with realistic batcW-scenos, gnMlled "Woe to the Conquered" is announ ced to commend1 on Monday night. It shows glimses of Bohemian lifo , and war between two rival States. The star for Thursday is the'ITarp or Mystery", a thrilling drama of a lady detective. Jn addit on. thero will be screened a Kalem comedy "A Box Ca» Bride".
ENTERTAINMENTS. TROCADERO THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
TROOAOEBO IMSflTRE To-night will see the first ap pearance here of The Rodger Quintette, an exceptional troupe of clever jiueuile acrobats. The Trocadero continues to draw good houses, and the programs presented are of the highest order. Other novelty turns for to-night are Black and White, presenting their novel and refined Sceiety enter tainment; also George Petti, sing ing humorist, and Willy and Drys dale in the Parisian Tango. The star pictures for to-night are "The Black I'lag" and The Hunch back."
COURT NEWS GRERKS IN COURT. CHARGE OF STEAILNG FAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
COuKT NEWS GRERKS IN" COURT. CHARGE OF STEAMXU FAILS. lief ore Messrs. W. Mitchell (chair man), J. Msl'hee, W. Gallant, G. H. Bracher, . Collins, and 'V>r. C. L,. McCarthy, J.'slX; at the Footscray Court oil Jionday, a Greek named Manuel Salikis u.is charged with having stolen various articles valued at £5, the property of Xellie Black. Mr. A. C. Secomh appeared for in formant. Defendant asked that he should be allowed an interpreter, and'this request was acceded to. Nellie iilack, informant, stated that her husbnnd kept a shop at the railway ramps. Defendant was em-, ployed by her husband, and left I without notice, leaving a box behind him. She idenlilied the articles in I court as her rironertv. I : Dr. JlcCarlhy, Hid defendant speak English in your shop ? Informant—Yes. Defendant—I never saw the knives in my life before. George I'-lack, husband of last wit ness, stated that he had received a letter from a solicitor demanding the return of defendant's box, which Salikis left b...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE, a rlrnnui of remarkable develop i„ent in ••The Worker," a. Vwo-rco\ maalcrpiooo. and J>-. powerful ::.stoo - oa„tho.a^bo.,r-quest(on, will bo "'screened for the /ii'sfc time this (Sat urday) night at St. George s Theatre. It is the story of a great fight against starvation wages and long hours. Although termed "The Worker," the story shows good points on both sides, and under the rest the story is creating a deal of present conditions of political l'.ii interest. ,,A Keystone comedy, "Tho Rural Demon," is exceedingly funny, and "Out of the Flood" is a splen did 2-reel I.ubin drama. On Mon day next the wonderful acrobats, gymnasts, and comedians. The Fly ing Gordons, start their season, and should make a great hit, consider ing their world-wide reputation as the greatest of all performers in their time. Reporter Jimmy arid Bronco Company's great story of "The Land of Dead Things" are both of two reels, and line stories, that are contained in Monday's program....
LMMIGRANT IN TROUBLE ROUND IN A BEDROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
LMMrOHAX.T Ii\T TKOL'm.E i"oust) in a mmnoo.u. Ji tltavpo of being a rogue and vitgal'onil in lJr;t on .Iv.ly 2'.1. at -.-t-ggV-'1,"-' >—nr -w^M-ritntip i—Wl r 11 out' Iidus? "" or"'Mrs l'Z\U\ .VVlThersscnv -v.i\h \Vv-V3~ terred againyf ;i Jie'.v arrival njmaS | Georgo Ingk:>y. at Thursday's .sit- i ting of the l-'iiotscray Court, before Mr Read 3Iun>iiy, F.ir., and honor ary justices. Sub-Inspactor Kenneally appeared lor the; prosecution, and in outlining the case, 'sa!&lt;i "that at a (fuarter past five 011 Wednesday afternoon, Mrs McPherson, who resides at 51 Cowpor street l-'ootscrav, left.' her house to go for a walk. On her return, she. found accused in the bedroom. When asked what lie was doing there, aceusjd replied.,"1 am looting- for the organ of the Cath olic Church". Mrs McPherson rush ed out for assistance, and accused hurriedly left, the house. O11 return ing, Mrs McPherson found several articles on a chair. Accused was found by the police secreted at ...
FRAUD SUMMONS CASE. HAIRDRESSER'S TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 1 August 1914
F11AUI) ,|.H'Sni«XS CA^E. hairim;l:s::kivs tuouhi.es. On Monday. at the Footscra.v Court, II. Cornwall proceeded against J. ]'. Atkins on a fraud sum mons for the recovery of £28/3/0. llr. Brocket appeared for complain-" ant. and 21r. -'as. Hall for the de fence. ..John P. Atkins, haii'dn ssrr, Bark-' ~\y-street, Foo!.n;ray■ uii'Ict examina tion, stated On Ocloini, 101:;, an order was .r.iiaimd a;_';rust. me for i'28/.'V0. 1!.. was sold to my landlord, Mr. Ilal(cU., and it still belongs Id him. I anv looking after the business for my wife. 3 am paying I!a';bi.l 5/ a week more than I paid It' -i -:fore. Mr. Hall—V>'-. -k Cornwall lent you the money, '.is not know yon owed money .' Atkins—Yes, I told him X wanted the money to pay my debts. Mr. Hall—I'M you use^it in paying debts ?—Yes, :.od in getting a little stock. What weiy > iu before becoming a tobacconist -An lioUlkceper. You are not a practical hair dresser ?—No. You have to i. 1 • a man to do the work ?—Yes. At the meeti...
CHAPTER XXV. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
CHAPTER XXV. While these events, which so closely concerned Dora, v/cre transpiring, Dora herself was rariiily" becoming acquainted with her new protectress, and was beginning .&lt;r.. fed at homo nmong her new surro inclines. Soon after the cstalliahmcnt of a" full understanding between ilicm, Mrs Peyser, with a motherly loo'c that sat oddly on her s.-rali v. itiicrcd face, escorted Dora to a :>:-tty ;o;:.i up stairs looking to.vanls the ri;er, and left her there to sleep of! her fatigue. It was past noon v.h:n the girl awoke. She sprang up with a start, and with the expectation of finding her self back in her prison chamber at the Black Cottage ; but'her bright and pleasant surroundings immedia tely reassured her, and brought av dehicious sense of peace to her soul. "I should like to stay here for ever," ' she thought, looking wist fully round the sunny room, with its snow-white bed drapery, its sim ple cane-seat chairs, and its cozy chintz-covered couch. '"It seems suc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
FEDERAL BAKERY ANDERSON ST YARRAVILLE S. FANCY BREAD and BISCUIT BAKER, PASTRYCOOK, etc Bread delivered to all parts of Yarravllle FootRcrav and Surrounding Districts. W. LA1NG, Junr Dairyman, Somerville Rd, Yarraville East. Pure Milk ■Supplied to reMdeuts o£ the district twice dailfS . . •: ' Trial Solicited, • •
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
PROFESSIONAL Saco Notloe is hereby given thBt Mr William * Brocket, solicitor, having taken into partnership Mr Walter £(mp, their bnsineSB will in fotrire be carried on under the etyl ? BROCKET and KEMP. ! SOLICITORS, 237 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. 36 Paisley Street, Footscray. ThlBphombs—3481 Central —149 footscray. Trust Funds to lend at Ciirreut Rate ]\/f R JAMES HAI/L Solicitor arid Convej-ancer LOMBARD BUILDINGS QUEEN STREET MELBOURNE Telephone—3273 Central, OFFICE:—Mr C- Farnbach's offices, Irving Street Footscray, and Anderson Streeti Yarraville. Mr 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 hold Security. MB WOODFULL SOLICITORS j A. C. Seconib—Commissioner of • Supreme Court Victoria. Sth Aus tralia, New Zealand A. H. WOODFULL, L.L.M, Commissioner W. A. Town Office—Preli's Buildings, 60 Queen St, Melb• Phone 5705 • « • • Mr Secomb's private residence is: Buckley Street, ...
(All Rights Reserved.) ESTRANGED or the LOST HEIRESS of the CHAMPNEYS. PART 25. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
^ 111 Rights Reserved.) A Fascinating Romance, By the Author of "The Hampton Mystery," '"Sir Peter Eldon, &c. PAIiT 25. " Tli2 dastardly wretch ! The miserable coward !" - cried Lord Champney, whose fine sense o! hon our and strict ideas of justice were aroused ' to a violent pitch of indig nation against the base suitor. "Of course she dismissed the follow ?" "Yes ; but these parents of hers favoured his infamous suit, and tho girl fled from them. They recaptured her and took her down to a cottage at the back of my garden. Her per secutor camo there last night, and found her shut up in an upper room. He threatened her, and went down stairs. The girl then managed to es cape by the window, and got, over into the garden, with the whole in famous pack after her, and she fell fainting before my window,, and I took her in. As I was bending over her I noticed on her right arm the small oddly-shaped cross consisting of two lines of bright scarlct." "Ah ! And she is at your house no...
MAYOR ENTERTAINS COUNCIL EMPLOYES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
. MAYOR ENTERTAINS j COUNCIL EMPLOYES The Mayor (Cr T, B. Drew) en tertained the Council staff, and employes at a smoke social in the Masonic hall, Footscray, last Wed nesday evening;, when there were about 150 present, Among: those seated at the head table, in addition to the Mayor, were Messrs J. K Fenton, Cr W. II. Fielding-, M.L C Crs Pearce, Bell, McDonald, and Hickford (Brunswick), Ex-crs Coldecott. and Gallant, Drs Webb and McCarthy, and Mr A. C. Secomb (council solicitor.) I Streamers ofvari-colored electric lights hung fro'ui the ceiling, while behind the head table were, lights r.presenting the Royal Diadem, and at the entrance to the hall the Union Jack and the Australian Aug were also displayed, and lighted by electricity After the loyal toast, the Mayor welcomed the suiT and the em ployes, and the visitors, and hoped they would spend a pleasint evening. Cr Mcbona'd proposed "Parlia ment," and a response was made by Mr vV H- Fielding, M.L.C. Cr Bell proposed "The Officer...
COUNCIL DEPUTATIONS. BUILDING REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
COUNCIL DEPUTATIONS. BUILDING KEGULATTONS. I Three deputations waited on the Footscrny Council lust Monday even ing. The first was from builders, who desired that certain clauses in the building regulations be modified. I The speakers were Messrs. Nelson, T. Brooks, D. Robertson, and Bell, nnd they suggested several minor al terations. Later in the evening the Council considered the building regulations. Cr. Johnson thought that some: of i the suggestions should be taken into consideration, and they should defer the matter for a fortnight. Cr. Pearce was strongly opposed to this. If they altered the regulations at all it would mean a delay of two i months. After further discussion, the regula I tions were adopted, and the surveyor was instructed not to enforce the clause relating to timber to be used in construction. - > TONGUE STREET. • A deputation asked that the south end of Tongue-street should receive attention. Messrs. IT. Johnson and F. Gough were the speakers. The former ...
TANNERY FOR YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
TANNERY FOR YARRAVILLE. Dr. Webb, health ollicei', reported ut Monday's Council meeting that lie had inspected the site in Whitehall street, Yarraville, on which it is proposed to establish a tannery. The situation was in every way suitable for the purpose, and there were no sanitary objections. Cr. M'Donald moved, and' Cr. Boll seconded, that the license be grunted. Cr. Rhillabeer said that before the Council granted the application it should have proper plans of the building. Cr. Fielding said the Council agreed some time ago not to allow any factories on the west side of Whitehall-street. It was resolved that the company bo asked to provide plans of the building.
COUNCIL NOTES The Footscray Council met on Monday evening last, when the following correspondence was dealt with:— [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
COUNCIL NOTES The Footscray Council met oh Jton- 1 day evening last, when the following | correspondency was dealt -with :— | From the Railway department, for- I warding a plan of the proposed ro'utc between Newport power sta tion and Princes Bridge sub-station for the high tension transformer cables. The route was across Stoney Creek basin to liyde-street, Somer ville-road, to Whitehall-street, Lyons street to Maribyrnong-street, and down Swamp-road.—On the motion of Cr. M'Donalu, it was resolved that the letter be referred to the public works committee, and the en gineer and superintendent to report. Werribee Council wrote agreeing to work of repairing Williamstown-road on conditions previously named, and offering use of its stone crusher at £2 a day, and £.2 10s a day for en gine.—It was agreed that the work be carried on, but that the surveyor make his own arrangements. Footscray "Cricket Club desired use of recreation ground for ensuing sea son.- Or. Johnson moved that the grou...