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DEER PARK WEDDING O'BRIEN—THOMAS [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
DEER PARiK WEDDING O'1Ltl IEN--T'IIOM AS The maarsidige of Elizabeth, second eldest daughter of: Mlr. and Mrs. James O'Brien, of DIeer Park, and Mr. William Thomas, of Sunshine, was celebrated on Saturday afternoon last. The bride groom, who served in the A.i1.h'. for over four years, . is a well-known busi ncss man, and is recognised as one of the best sports in, the district, lie took a prominent part in the formation of the local football club and at the present time holds the position of treasurer. As a supporter of all charitable and other organisations throughout the surround ing districts Mr. Thomas is always one of the first to do his share, and his generosity and never failing support have been a main factor in the success ful carrying out of many local functions. The numerous wedding gifts (amongst which were some beautiful presents) show the high esteem in which this popular couple are held, and their many friends wish the best of luck and pros perity to Mr. and Mrs. Thom...
A LARGE CONTRACT [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
A LARGE CONTRACT Mr. Norman Carland, the well-known local builder and, contractor, has been successful with his tender for the con struction of the 26 monolithic houses that are to be erected in Sunshine. The rice'is in the vicinity 'of £20,000 and Mr. Carland will sub-let the concrete k.........
BODY FOUND IN RIVER [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
BODY FOUND IN RIVER Word was received by the Sun shine police on Thursday last that the body of a woman was seen floating in the Maribyrnong river near Pridham's factory. Constable Berthun wa. dispatch ed to the scene and r covered it. In a pocket was a card with the name " A. Day, 194 Albert-street West Brunswick " written on it. The body was removed to the mrorgue and subsequently identi fied as that of Miss Day, who had been missing from her home since 19th July.
Braybrook Football Club Ball [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
Braybrook Football Club Ball -*- A very successful ball was held in the Braybrook Hall on Wed nesday night. The dance room was beflagged with past premier ship flags and other decorations. rModern and old time dancing was indulgedl in, and all were in a joyous mood. Cr Dempster, who ofliciated as M.C., spoke of the splendid imanner in which the boys behaved themselves on and off the field. The prizes for t:e best dressed were won by Mr}: Wade (Rajah) and Mrs M'Carney as Ranee. Master R. and M. Wanders divided the nmost origi nal character, a Public Nuisance and Final Result. The musical prograPm was Sul)pli!ed by Young and Feeney's band. The success of the evening is due to the ener getic work of the popular ,ci'e tary, Mr Joe Brophy. The fol lowing is a list of some of the Sdresses worn :-- ",Is G. Watkins, black velvet ilMrs Jones, black satin, trinm xmd with beading Mrs ;. Johnson, black satin , a.: i ribe, lfawn silk. i';,, ,c', black mn rocain. I:;. A. Butler, brown ninon, re l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
Amusements. Sunshine Football Club Euchre and Dance SHIRE HALL TUESDAY, 19th AUGUST Special Attractions Dancing Class IN SUNSHINE ST. MARKS' HALL Every Friday Night Commencing 8 p.m. LATEST BALLROOM DANCES TAUGHT Waltz, Fox Trot, Blues, Chicago, One Step, &c. Terms, £1 Is per 10 lessons (in advance) or 3/- perlsingle lesson MISS L. GULLIFER, East Malvorn. St Albans Mechanics' Hall Euchre Party, Dance Saturday, 16th August. Good prizes. Feeney and Young's band. Refreshmenrts. In aid of Catho lic Bazaar Refreshment stall. Mesdames Laffan and Feeney, sees. Sunshine Soccer Club DANCING Ladies' Pound Night ST. MARKS' HALL Saturday, August 16th. At 8 p.m. Feeney & Young Band PIANO AND VIOLIN Open for Engagements BALLS, DANCES, SOCIALS, &c. Latest Music. "Clontarf," Railway Place, Sunshine Miss Ada Lockwood, Gold Medallist, TEACHER OF Scottish and National Dancing, Will open a class in Sunshine at 16 Rid ley Street, on Saturday, August 9th, from 2 till 5. Full parti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
Sunshine Technical School DERBY ROAD, SUNSHINE Junior Technical School Day Classes' for Boys and Girls Senior Technical School Day and Evening Classes in Engineering, Building Construction, Science, Commercial, Art, Trade Subjects Millinery and Dressmaking The school is equipped with every modern convenience, up-to-date scientific apparatus, and machinery. efficiently staffed by a body of expert Instructors, each specialists in their particular branches. Parents, do not withhold from your boys and girls this opportunity of a Technical Training. The Day Classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Evening Classes 6.45 to 9::30. WRITE OR CALL. FOR PROSPIECTUS GEO. BAXTER, Principal Bunnett, Deason 4 Co. SUNSHINE and BOX HILL Electrical Contractors All Classes of Installation and Repairs, Armature Winding, Car Lighting and Battery Repairs Estimates Free Complete House Furnishers RETURNED SOLDIERS G. 8 R. B. Robertson Blind and Furniture Manufacturers Specials in Linos and Carpets 289 and 291 BARK...
THE SCOTS' INVASION [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
THE SCOTS' INVASION BY HUGo BUCKINGIAAM Tune, "Scots' Wha Hlie" T sung in best Scotch spirits. To e Cronies great and cronies sma' Wha wad vote for Ravenha' Did ye hear the pibroch ca' Oot frae Braebrook plains, Thro' the slush o' Hampshire road Maisters.Greig and Demptstcrod Braving a' in Scottish mode, de, Tuned tae native strains. See them boldly stalkin' doon Frae Braybrook to Sunshine toon Steppin' tae a blithsome chune, On last Monday nicht. Note the mein o' Mr Greig, See hoo Dempster flings his leI, By ma feyther's philibeg g 'Twas a wondrous sight. Marchin' on wi' bonny zest, Up the main street twa abreast, Twa braw pipers at their best, Lead them to the ha' ; What cared they for ruts an' bogs? What cared they for howlin' doKs 1 Duty called, as local frogs Bade 'em cam awa'. Bairnies clap their han's an' shoot Gude wives a' cam rushing out, Wha' the deil's it a' aboot? Are the Rooshans here ? Nae, nae, lassies, no at a' 'Tis a mon, ane Ravenha' Spruiks tae night at Sunshine ...
RIVER RIDING ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
RIVER RIDING ELECTION There wtas a fair attendlance of electors at the Shire Hall on Monday niight last, when Mr. A. Ravenhall, who is a candidate for the River Riding at the forthcoming election, outlined his programme. The strains of music from bagpipes gave quite a novel touch to the meeting, as two pipers had been engaged to parade the streets to draw the crowd, in con trast to the old idea of bell-ringing. Mr. Greig, the well-known Braybrook identity, was responsible for the in novation. Mr. .Jolnes, president of the Bray brook Citi ·ens;' Committee, occupied the chair, and also on the platform was Cr. W. Dempster. T rhe inhan, in introducing the candidate, referred to the election of twelve months ago, when Mr. Raven hall was so narrowly defeated by Cr. W. J. Pridhanim. There was only one candidate in the field at present, and u!uite a number of gentlemen had been approached, but all had de clined, recognising the great fight they would have to put up to defeat Mr. Ravenhall. ...
G.U.O.O.F., ALBION LODGE [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
G.U.O.O.F., ALBION LODGE The above lodge held its usual fort nightly meeting on the evening of July 30. Notwithstanding thq fact of the weather being extremely cold and boisterous, there was arn encouraging i'sscmblage of the brethren. On account of the night being set aside for a "social evening" most of \the business offering was practically 1)ostploned until the- next, meeting. However, suficient time was available to initiate one ,new member. Cricket enthusiasts of the lodge :;hould make sure of their presence Son quarter, night,- August 27, to hear the report from the annual meeting of the" Order's cricket competition, which was won last year by the Col lingwood branch. The chairman, noticing additional members, accom Ounnied by their lady friends, rapidly filling the hall, closed the meeting to allow them to indulge in the good things offering. The dancers took full advantage of the opportunity to become warm. Our ever-popular Bro. I)owning and family discovered, it most diffi...
GENERALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
GENERALITIES I was set thinking by the re marks of "Observer " last week. So, I sought out a student of the Technical School, and questioned Shim cle sely re a steam-roller, and if it could be in two places at once. And we reached this con clusion, not algebraically or geo metrically, but sensibly, a steam roller cannot be in two places at once, but that's not all, the trouble is it doesn't stay in one place long enough, judging by some of the rollicking pieces of blue Mietal on Sunshine reads But to pass on to things more delightful. My joy knows no bounds, -why ?. Another dancing class in Sunshine ! National dances I What with Iri.h Flings, Welsh Rarebits and Gaby Glides, we are to be gay all right. Yet in a weak moment the editor may permit me to make a suggestior. Why not have a national dance for our shire ? The steps are easy, and the name quite musi cal. Here it is---" The Sunny Slide, " lesson niay be taken any wet (lay at the Railway gates, no need for tuition,, you simply ...
FARMERS AND THE TARIFF [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
FARMERS AND THE TARIFF' (BY W.F.) "When you have a bad caiw-Sabuse the other side." Such was the dictum laid down by a legal luminary some years ago. 'Reading the published report, "Argus," 23rd July, of case p)resented by a deputation from the Victorian Farmers' Union to the Tariff Board on the previous day, the various speakers seem to have been at least conscious of the fact that they had a "bad case," even if they were not abusive in their references to the manufacturers whom they attacked. MIr. Paterson, M.H.R., in introducing the deputation, indulged in some in teresting juggling with figures, and wound up with a statement, which, if not deliberately unitrue, was at least not in accordance with fact. He stated that in Canada reapers and binders were sold for £47, and that in Aus tralia "the consumer had to pay £92." If the rest of Mr. Paterson's state ments are as accurate as this one, then not much value can be attached to them, as (luring the whole of this year the Australia...
SUNSHINE v. KEW [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
SUNSHINE v. KEW 0-- The locals were at home to Kew last Saturday. What might have been a fine display of football was marred by a freezing south-west wind. Most of the play took place at the works goal, only one point being scored at the An;lderson street goal, With 36 players on the ball in the last quarter a little rough play was experienced, as could only he expected. Goal-kickers for Sunshine:-Day, Crymble, Stephenson. The team comprised:-Stephenson, Scarle., Shorten (2), King, More (2), Henderson, Dodson, Soutar, Day, T. Moore, Pobjoy, McPherson, Crick, Taffe, Mitchell, Crymble. Kew won the toss, and kicked with the wind to the works goal, and get t.ing away smartly soon had one flag up. IHenderson, full-hack, had a tough iproposition kicking off against the wind. At the kick-off the hall landed 'well within shooting distance. What looked a certain goal for Kew was saved by Crick, who seemed to be in good marking form, with a good boot vwell around the wing. Searle came to ligh...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
POULTRY NOTES. l1y "Heather Jock." In further considering artificial in cubation it is well to give attention to the two methods, viz., hot air and hot water. Roughly speaking, incubators may :,e grfoupedct into two classes, namely, those in which water trays are used, and in which the air is taken up from underneath the trays, and, after rising and passing through the egg cham ber, is expelled through various venti. lation holes in the casing, and those in which no water trays are used, and in which the air is first warmed and conies in from the top of the machine, linally passing out at the bottom. Taking the hot water type of incu bator first, we have got to get fixed in o'ur minds the fact that the rapidity of the air flow depends entirely upon the temperature of the air immediately outside the machine. That is to say, that if by any chance the heat in the room were so great that there was no difference inside or outside the egg drawer there would he no flow of air at all, and c...
KEILOR SHIRE COUNCIL Saturday, 2nd August. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
KEILOR SHIRE COUNCIL ---- • ,atlurtdly, '2nd1 Alsgtust. Present:-- Crs. Stenson (Presi dent), White, iurkilt, O'Neill, Cole nman, Fox, McFarlano, Milburn, anid Parr. (.'orlrespolIdence. From the necretary of tih, ne. Presbyterian Church at North Essen don, inviting the President and councillors to be present at the open ing service on Sunday, 3rd Allgust, at i3 p.mU.--Recolved, invitallon ac clepted, and as many councillors as p)ossible to attend. 1Prom the Country Roads 1loa.rd, stating that it had no steam roller available for work on the Blendigo road, but the Council was advised to apply to the Shire of Broadrinad ows, who woere now the iposlCessors of a roller.-Received. Proom Municipal Association of Victoria, relative to a conference of councils r'ecen. tly h,(ld ill coilllectloll with the matter of traflc at street int ersectionls. Pap)ers wert( for warded showing the views of a num11 her of niunlcipalititi,, on this ques tion.--ltecehlved. Fronm Metropoliitan Town Plhnning ...
Railway Time Table SUNSHINE TO MELBOURNE. WEEK DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
SRailway Time Table SUNSIHINE TO MEL1OURINE. WEEK IDAYS. A.M.--6.26, 6...53, 7.31, 7.41, 7.57 8.23, 8.55, .33, 9.49, 10.37, 1.18, 11.53; p.u.--12,33, 1.'18, 2.0, 2.31, 3.13, 4. 5.2, 5.12; 5.;1Q, 5.30, 6.1.3, 6.44 7.27, 8.18, 8.52, 9.52, 10.1.8, 10.51, 11.31. .- . SATURDAYS. As week days till 9.49 a.m., thew 10.39, 11.12, 11.59 a.m;, 12.6,; 12.13, 12.21, 1.16, 1.31, 1.52, 2.306, 3.22, 3.52. '4.38, 5.21, 6.22 6.48 P.m., then again as week days. SUNDAYS. 9.57 a.m.; .1.18 ji.m:, 2.22, 3.1.8, 4.13 5:18, 6.37, 7.22, 8.37, 9.45, 10.49. ST. ALBANS TO MELJBOURNE. W?EEKI DAYS. A.M.-6.20; 6.47, 7.25,' 7.51, 8.17, 9.27, 10.31, 11.12, 11.47; I,.m.--12.27, 1.12, 1.54, 2.30; 3.7, 3.54 4.56, 5.23, 6.12, 6.38, 7.21, 8.12, 8.46,.9.46, 10.12, 410.45, 11.25, :12.13 (to Sunshine only). S 'SATU RDAYS; As week -days till 9.27 a.m., then 10.83, 11.6,' 11.53 a.m., 12.15, 1.10, 1.25, 2.30, 3.1G6,: 3.46, 4.82,- 5.15, 6.16, 6.42 p.m., then=again' as week days. SUNDAYS. 9.51 a.m.; 2.16. p.m., 6.31, 8.31, 9.39, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
Rule & Boorer GREENGROCERS And. CARRIERS KING EDWARD AVENUE, SUNSHINE Phone : Sunshine 108 For Cakes, Pastry, Hot Pies, Soft Drinks and all kinds of Confectionery, go to Mrs. G. Stacey "The Athol" Next to "Blair Athol" Phonel70 Tobacco and Cigarettes Wheelwright & Blacksmith P. M.Feeney Dickson Street, Sunshine Horses Carefully Shod Repairs a Speciality .Frankd Davidson. CATERER I 147, NICHOLSON ,STREET FOOTSCRAY Phone Footscray 741 Ariel Cycles We' beg to notify our numerous clients and public generally that our, buyer has been,, successful in securing a large consignment for cash. We have pleasure in announcing _that 3ýe can, supply at the following greatly rediiucedrates :-.. American racing straps;2/6 pr Chains," from 7/6 Mudguards, 3/6 pr Pumps from 2/9 Wrench with tyre lever, 1/9 Cogs,.l1/9:. each Black enamel, 6d tin Pump connexions, 6d Burning il, 6d156Vt1 Embrocation, 1/3 bottle .... Pedals, 4/6.pair Trouser :bands,with lock, 6d pr Duplex Lafips;~from 6/6eah...
FOOTSCRAY TO ST. ALBANS. SATURDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
FOOTSCRAY TO ST. ALBANS. SATURDAYS. Week days till 10.44 a.m., then 11.19; 11.26 (Sunshine ,only), 11.50, 11.56" (Sunshine); 1 p m. 12.36, 12.59, 1,26 (Sunshine), .i.47, 2.44, 3.26, 3.56, 4.41, 5.43i 621,_6Q.55,:7.42, 8.19, 9.23, 9.56; 10.23, '11.2, 11.52.. SUND'AYS. A.I.--9.22; p.m.-12.42 (Sunshine only), 1.39, 2.57 (Sunshine only), 3.57 (Sunshine only), 4.57 (Sunshine), 5.58, 6.57 (Sunshine), 7.57, 9.16, 10.22.
FLINDERS STREET TO ST. ALBANS. WEEK DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 9 August 1924
FLINDEItR' STREET TO ST. ...A, .IA3ANS. .. A.M.-G.0,: 6:49, 6.58 (Sunshine onlry), 7.7, 7.22, 8.29 (Sunshine only), 8.55, 9.10 (Sulfslrihc-Til y), 9.53, 10.32,' 11.13, 11.47; .p.m.-12.25,. 1.13, 1.50, 2.32; 3.14,' 3.52' 4.0 (Sunsihine' oly), 4.14 (Sunshine only), 4.51, 5.31, 6.1, 6.44, 7.30,:8.9, 8.48, 9.30, 10.11, 10.50, 11.40. SATURDAYS. 'As week dclays till:10.32 a.m., then 11.7, 11.14 (Sunshine only), 11.38, 11.44 a.m. (Sinfshinie only), 12.24, 12.47, 1.14 (Sunshine only), 1.35, 2.32, •3:14, 3.44, 4.29, 5.31, 6.9, 6.43, 7.30, 8.7, 9.11, 9.44 p.m., then again as week days.
PLEA FOR SUNDAY SPORT Stimulates Criticism To the Editor "Sunshine Advocate." [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
PLEA FOR SUNDAY SPORT Stimulates Criticism To the Editor "Sunshine Advocate." Sir,-I thank you for the court esy extended me by the publish ing of letter together with your rejoinder thereto ini your widely read journal. Permit me, however, to point out that unconsciously no doubt, you have shifted the point at issue. I studiously avoided rais ing the religious aspect of Sunday sport, but your treatment of the question suggests that I am a rigid dogmatist who wishes to take the sun out of the sky on the Sabbath. The point I raised was whether it is in the best interests of the community to extend, or even to lprovide, facilities for Sunday sport thus involving an increase of Sunday labour. Hitherto, the Sunday has been regarded legally as a day of sus pended labour, and now it is pro posed to violate that principle and open up the parks for tennis, etc. This principle once violated leads naturally to spread of Sun day labour, until we will have the sorry spectacle of a large number ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Sunshine Advocate — 16 August 1924
Roy Genger was fined £1 for trespass at Albion railway station at Thursday's Court. P. Harrick, E. Gibson. H. Bradford, E. Davis; J. Snaith, Sasselas Bros., J. Barrett, E. Snaith and Mrs M. Dale were fined, mostly 20s., for allowing their stock to stray. J. M'Donald was fined £1 for fail ing to have tare marked on dray, and Eric Richardson 10s. for driv ing two drays at one time.