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To Residents of the Estates The "Weekly News" can be purchased from Mr Powell or Mr Judd KINGSVILLE AND QUEENSVILLE ESTATES NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
To Residents of the Estates The "Weekly News" can be purchased from Mr Powell or Mr Judd ' KINGSVILLE ANJ QUEENS VILLE ESTATES HEWS io-»» A successful concert and dance, in aid of the Progress Association, was held in Ihe Kingsville Hall last Saturday, when about 250 persons, young and old, spent an enjoyable evening. The concert was arranged by Messrs. J'owell and I-'arrell, and the different numbers were well r&lt;s _ ceived. Mr. Delzoppo presided, and, in a few opening iemar.s, referred to the objects of the association, and trusted such gatherings would bring many works fur the association. The performers included the magi cian, "Vanisjo," whose turn greatly pleased. Mr. A If. Cro'ss gave a dra matic recital, "The Koad to liuin," and a comic song, "What Will Mo ther Say ?" ."Mr. Hubert Fisher brought down the* house with his comicalities. The other items, which were all well rendered, iwere :—Piano forte . solo, Mr. Harvey; song, "Mona," Mr. Ogden ; cornet solo, "Come Ba...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
TENDERS City of Footscray. TENDERS Trill bo received up to: 4 - ■ p.m. on Monday. August 10th 191^. f^r The Onstruc'ion of iTierman Strec;,;" &o. flR of W 147.) Plans and Specifications to be seen at. hp T'own Clerk's Office. Deposit in cash or bank marked cheque. No tender necessarily accepted.- " : D. T. BURNET, Town Clerk. Town Hall, Footscray, - July 31st, 1914, '
BUILDING FEE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
BUILDING FEE. Thomas Ashcroft, a resident of the Kingsville Estate, was sued by the Werribee Council at Thursday's Footscray Court for £1, being an amount due for building fee. Mr. Croft, ivlio appeared for tbe Council, said they wished the public to . know that before any building was started to be erected in the , shire the building regulations had to be complied with. Some condemned houses had been brought from other places and dumped down on tho boundaries. Mr. Hills, .T.P.—That has been go ing on for years. Why did you not act before ? Mr. Croft—We have a new shiro secretary now, Mr. Little, and he is determined to see that the regula tion is properly carried out. - De fendant sent a letter enclosing £1 2s 6d, and stated that "he was a stranger in a strange land," and did not know tho regulations. David A. Little, building sur veyor and secretary for the shire, gave evidence, and the bench made an order for £1, with 13/ costs, the chairman remarking that he hoped the Council wo...
PATRIOTISM AT BALL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
PATRIOTISM AT BALL Iu response to a bugle call, the whole assemblage at a ball in the Cuming Institute on Thursday evening rose c.nd sang with fervour the National Anthem- The visitors included Messrs Fielding, M.L.C., and J. Lemmoil, M.L.A., and at the instance of the latter, three hearty cheers were given for the King and the British Empire.
MOBILISATION [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
We are informed on authentic information that it is likely that the local troops will receive mtice at any time to prepare for- mobilis ation No lads under 18 years will be called out. The first called' on ■will be widowers without child ren and single men between, the ages of J>8 and 35
MAINTENANCE CASES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
MAINTENANCE GASES A voting married woman named Mary Ann L. l.ewis proceeded against her huslianti, Francis George Lewis, at Monday's Footscray Court for ,C.'i/12/, due under a maintenance order obtained at the local court on August IS, 1913, for the payment by the husband of £1 a week to wards the support of his wife anil two children. Mrs. T.ewis gave evidence. Mr. Secomb (for the defence)— •Since this order was obtained, did you go back and live with your hus band ? • Complainant—That's a lie ! He came to our place one night when lie | was drunk, and we let him stay sry >■ that ho woulil not bo""10CKetl~up.' - *: Mr. Stecomb—Hid you not stop at ■ your husband's sister's place ?— Complainant—Yes. For how long ?—That is my busi ness. Mr. Mitchell, .1.1'.—You must an swer questions. Mr. Secomb—How long did you stop there ?—Two nights. You therefore admit having lived with your husband since the order 7 —Yes. Mr. Gallant, .J.l\—Is it not pos sible for you to go back to your husband...
"SOONER OR LATER THE GERMANS WILL HAVE TO BITE THE DUST" SPEECH BY MR. FENTON. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
"SOONER OR LATER THE GERMANS WILL HAVE in BITE THE DUST" SPEECH BY MR. FEXTdX 3£r. .1. E. Fenton, the ivtirin^ member for Maribyrnong, referred if, the war in a stirring speech ;,i i'ootscray on Wednesday. Ilu. stai ed—"In this time of crisis there js no halting, and no differences &lt;>. opinion. livery army moves on jls belly. A cablegram came to hand yesterday for Jlr. Andrew Fisher, and read, 'Bravo ! Delighted with your speech.' - It was signed |.v Earl Grey, who recently paid a visit to Australia. That referred to a speech of Mr. Fisher's at C.'olac, in which our leader said, 'If the Km pirc is involved, to our last man and our last shilling we are ready." j have some figures which should prove of interest. The wheat yield of a country has a great deal to do with the success of a country. From these figures* it will be seen that those fighting against us will soon be bottled up. The countries against Germany have a wheat yield of 1 -J71 million bushels, while German...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLES. Yarraville to Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
RAILWAY TIME-TABLES. Yarraviila to Melbourne WEEK UAVb (riat unlay excepted) -5.23 a.m., 6.15, 0.42, 6.54, 7-1, 7.13, 7.25, 7.31", 7.41, 7.-19, 7.5G, 3.3, 8.15a, 8.11), 8.35, 9, 9.31, 9.41 9.57, 10.33, 10.52, 11.35, 12.2 p.m. 12.20, 12.59, 3.21, 1.40, 1.521 2.9, -.23, 2.44, 3.8. 3.20, 3.47, 4.3 4.35 '•57a, 5.5, 5.24, 5.28, 5.46, 5.54, ii.6, 0.14, 6.29, 6.41, 0.57, '.8*. &lt;•.10. 7. 20, 7.33, 7.43, 8.3, 8.29, rf.53, 9.24, 10.2, 10.32, 10.52, 11.81 11.29, 11.54, 12.20. SATURDAYS QJ usual to 10.52, then 11.34, 11.57, 12.1, 12.15, 12. 19a, 12.20, 12.39, 1.5, 1.14, 1.27, I.44, 2.7, 2.11, 2.24, 2.31, 2.59, 3.18, 3.44*, 3.47, 4.4, 4.86, 5.5, 5.25, 5.46, 6.5, 6.29, 6.47, 7.3*, 7.10, 7.25, 7.32, 8.3l 8.27, 8.53, 9.24, 10.2, 10.32, 10.52, 11.8, 11.2» II.31, 11.40, 11.54, 12.8, 12.20, 1.14*. SUNDAYS—9.38, 9.54, 12.54, 1.40, 1.50, 2.8, 2.20, 2.33, 2.49, 3.17, 3.42, 3.59, 4-16, 4.50, 5.17, 5.47, '0.17, 0.47, 7.1, 7.19, 7.47, 8.16, 8.47, 9.16, 9.24, 9.32 9,40, 10, 10.20, 10.35, 10.4G. * ...
LOYAL JUBILEE LODGE, No. 6735, M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
LOYAL JUBILEE LODGE, No. 6735, M.U.I.O.O.F. ? The usual fortnightly mooting o£ the above lodge was held in the Masonic Hall last Wednesday week, a large number being present. One proposition for membership 'was re ceived, and two members were initiated. Invitations wore received from the Gellibrand Lodge, Williams town, to a Cinderella dance, and from the Hose of England Lodge, Melbourne, to a social and dance. The secretary desires that all mem bers wishing to be placed on the new doctor's list will give him their names as soon as possible, to enable him to prepare his books for that purpose. The cribbage tournament held last meeting night attracted a good entry, 18 competing for the prize, which was ultimately won by C. Bales from W. Egan. Next lodge night (Wednesday) a ladies' night and Bruce auction will be hold in the lodge-room. All members are in vited to bring along a friend of either sex, or both if they so desire. They hope to induce their incom parable auctioneer, Mr. P. ...
"GOD SPEED THE BRITISH ARMY" [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
"SOD SPEED THE BRITISH ARMY" "The present war will affect Australia to a very great extent," said Cr McDonald at a social gat hering in Footscray 011 Wednesday "I say God speed the British Army where'ver sh? may go." (Cheers.) Britain, he said, stood for freedom, and they should feel proud that they were under the British fl lg. This war would prove serious, and he trusted that it would soon be at an end.
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE A KEYSTONE CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE A KEYSTONE CHAMPION". I Threo multiple star pictures aro provided for tho entertainment of patrons at St. George's Theatre to night, when "In the Clutches of the Klan," a thrilling two-reel story of outlaw life in Northern Carolina, and "Convict 113," a 2-reel feature drama, replete with, pathos and human emotions, will bo shown. Tho whole programme makes one of the most attractive yet presented. On Monday the clover comedy company, Tho Komedy Karnos, present an en tertaining and amusing live specialty turn in the form of acrobats and dumb clowns, their season being limited to three nights only. The Keystone Company present an origi nal comedy' entitled Tho Champion, in which their resources aro fully taxed and heaps of new humour, in troduced, and will be accompanied by a powerful drama, "His Guilty Con science" (three reels), "Female of the Species" (two reels), and many other items. Yon can .obtain a loan privately and quickly on your own note of hand by /app...
WAR EFFECTS WORK 200 MEN DISMISSED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
WAR EFFECTS WORK 200 MEN DISMISSED It is stated that at one of the largest manufactories in Footscray two hundred men have been dis charged- In a speech on Wednes day, the Hon. VV-. H. Fielding, M.L.C- said he deplored the fact that some of the manufacturers were dispensing with some of their employers. He thought this was a time when all employers should act calmly."
"SHOULD BE THE END OF ALL WARS" [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
"SHOULD BE THE END OF ALL WARS" "i hope it will not be long before this war will cease, and that everyone will go back to their peaceful avocations," said the Hon W. H. Fielding, 1I.LC. on Wed nesday evening. "This present war will be something that the world has not seen before L»t us all hope it will" turn out for the best, and that it will be the end of wars for all time" (Cheers.) "The. nations should settle their differences by arbitration, and there bhould be no such thing as war. I think that a war like this will be the means of bringing that about."
WAR NEWS FOOTSCRAY'S PATRIOSTISM "AUSTRALIANS AS LOYAL AS ANY". [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
WAR NEWS "AUSTRALIANS AS LOYAL AS ANY". Enthusiastic patriotism was shown at a social gathering tendered by the Mayor of Footscray ' Cr T. B. Drew) to the Council staff and em ployes in the Masonic Hall Leeds street, on Wednesday evening. As soon as the assemblage were seated, the Mayot rose and proposed ' 'The King." In submitting the toast. Cr Drew said in was usually given without comment, but he thought he would be pardoned if he said just a word or two iu proposing it. They wereali aware of the position that the British Nation was in to-day. They were at war with what they termed now a foreign nation. Australia was part of the British nation,' (cheers), and he took it ill this part of the Empire they would be found just as loyal subjects as in any other part of the Empire. (Applause.) After adding these few words to the toast, he would ask them to be upstanding and drink the health of "His Gracious Majesty the King, and to the success of the British Empire," (Prolonged cheers.)...
CARTING AFTER HOURS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
CARTING AFTER HOURS _ AIIoji Macauley was charged at tha -Footscroy Count on Thursday, with having on Saturday June 27, canted furniture aftier 1.30 p.m.c in 'J'arrengower street, Yarraville. Constable -Murphy stated that' lie saw defendant with a van load of furniture, at 3 o'clock or tho clay mentioned" .Defendant said ho had (lone nothing during the week, and had two horses to feed. A fine of 5/'- with 10/0 costs, was imposed.
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
ATHLETICS Members of the Footscray Harr iers held a very successful pack run on Saturday last over six miles of nice country W. Paul and L. Rooke acted as pace-makers, while H. Blick and C, Crawford had charge of the whistles. Members are asked lo begin training for open sports also for the 4 mile road race which is to take place on Septem ber 6th. Further information will be given in these columns later.