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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
Mr JOHN McTIER I (Certificated pupil of Herr de Chaniet) Organist and Choir-master of Pres ] byterian Church Flemington Desires to intimate that on and after July 1st he is prepared to receive pupils for. Piano, Organ, and Theory* Address:- luTROPE'S, Paisley Street, Footscray, or—92 Stephen Street, Yarraviile SUNSHINE COFFEE PALACE. Mrs BEALE, Proprietress. First-clnss accomodation for boarders with home comforts, Electric light, hot and cold baths. Two pianoB. Tele 26, msmoderate. "Blair Athol" HAMPSHIRE RD
A LONG SERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
A LONG SERMON. The young man on a vj v. to the seaside one Sunday had no inden tion of going to church, tut v.'hen the rain commcnccd to" fr.U he thought of his new fiann 1 and entered a 'church in self defcnce. He seated himself in a ' r.~': pew, and, after a v.hile, beg.-..-, to fid get. Leaning over to a ■ !'.i-a-hair ed man in front of him, e 'd-ntly a* old membor of the congre;allien, ha whispered : "How long has he born fxa^I'iag?" '■'Thirty or forty yen'-:-, I think," the old man replied. cicn't know exactly." '■'I'll stay then,'' derived stran ger, who had. ir.cn a :.'i-.fjsc of sun outside. "i]o must b: n-arly done !"
CHAPTER XXVI. JOY WIHT BITTERNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
CHAPTER XXVI. ' JOY WITH BlTTEr.KVSS. It was half-past niir; oVl^c'.:, on the long summer eveninr, v.'l'cn Fe lix C'har.M n?v, •' the i'arr;:, and the ca'jtive Dora landed f. o v. th'irboat, and too'i their v.'av u;; '.o th? I3Jack Cotfapc in Tvy J n'.T. • Th&lt;; old c ■ " a" *r. ih? } oV out for ill n*"'-h: door swung open at Uv:ir a-.i\aoh, and the dame greeted i!ir: . i:h noisy rejoicings, being cartful, • i . ever, to say nothing of her i • ov? of the afternoon. Felix and ."arr, with Pora', :&lt;1 on to the d-,veiling. Sirs. Xa.r cd (he garden door, and i '■;> :d the others into the cottage. They were waiting for her in i he parlour, where lights were !,■ :n'nj She hastened to bring in a e y:r oi chops and ale. As they a' nnl drank, Mrs. Xorr threatened o a with all manner of rin.illie; . l--j she yielded to their \. ishes. ''What do you .thin; of :h:;'. ?" asked Felix. '"I think," answered Dora, '■ that you and your allies are well Mated.'' Felix's face redd...
CHARGE AGAINST INTRUDER SIX MONTHS' IMPRISONMENT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
CHARGE AGAINST INTRUDER SIX MONTHS' IMPRISONMENT Mrs Ella McPherson. a resident of 51 Cowper street, Footscray, left her, home for a few minutes on the afternoon of July 27, leav ing: the front door ajar. On l:er return at a quarter past five, she was surprised to see a man step out of one of the rooms on to the verandah, Mrs McPherson ques tioned the man as to his presence there, and the stranger gave as an excuse "that he was looking: for Mr Johnson, organist of the Catho lic Church.'' After mumbling "that it would be no use looking for Mr Johnson," the stranger walked away at a smart pace. Mrs McPherson sought the assist ance of her next door neighbour, and a boy followed the man, who was seen to enter an hotel near by. The Footscray police were com municated with, and Constable Hennessy proceeded to the-locality and found the man secreted in a lane near the' Exchange hotel. The man was arrested, and taken to the police station, where h,e gave the name of George Ingleby, and a ch...
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
BRAYBROOK COUNCIL - The monthly meeting of the Bnvbrook Shire council was held . last Mondav, when there wjis a full attendance of councillors Cr G; M'Kay (president) presided, Angus Grant, 19 Victoria street, Foo'.scay who nude the last valuation of the Shire, applied for an increase in his valuation fee. No action taken, a motion to vote ^15 being lost. G. H. Monk?, teaclier. State - school. Maribyrnonjr, wrote com plaining of the condition of gutter in front of the school —The Secre tary (Mr Andrew) scid th-it four chains of channelling was required. ~ —On the motion of Crs Pennell. seconded by Cr Cranwell, it was re solved that the necessary work be carried out, Mr H V. M'Kay offered the council the fee simple of a road 66 feet wide with the object of making a direct road fioin Sunshine to St, Alban's.—Cr Pennell said Mr M'Kav would receive the benefit and he did not see that the council .should construct the .road.—Cr Opie gave notice of niotion that the council accept the offe...
"A BARE EXISTENCE" FARMER'S DEBTS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
' "A BARE EXISTENCE" ) FAHMEK'IS DEBTS. Thomas Norton, farmer, of Mel ton, was proceeded against at the Footscray Court last w-ek by Wil liam H. Birch for the recovery of £43 3s. Mr. A. C. Secomb aj> peared for complainant, and Mr. Croft for th'e defence. Mr. Secomb said that in October, 1-09, Birch obtained an order against Norton for £53 3s, and de fendant had since paid £10, which was at the rate of £2 a year. Thomas Norton, the defendant was examined. Sir. Secomb—Since October, 1909 how much have you ■ spent in the purchase of seed each year ? Defendant—£40 to £45 a year. During that period, what stock have you bought ?—None at all. How many horses have you ?— None. Is the seed paid for ?—No, I owe £100 for seed. Who owns the horses with, which you work the farm ?—X have to hire them from my neighbours, and also the machinery. What is the average cost a year for the hire of horses and machin °ry ?—About £10 a year, and I work the rest off. How much did you pay in cash to the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
DO YQll WORK HARD? BECAUSE, if you work hard, yon in list 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 linex 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 shir^, 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 • > Draper and Mercer, 32 Anderson Street, Yarraville. SPECIAL NOTICE. \ Huge Reductions in Good Blankets! ARRY LAUDER sings—"it's nice to pet up in the tnornin', but it's nicer to stop in bed!" Maybe he, too, knows the Warmth and Delightful Comfort of Forge's BlankKTS ! For cosy they are, and of splendid quality, yet they're practically liven away, as these prices show. We need their room come and help us clear them : Sin...
LOCAL CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
LOCAL CRUMBS Retiring councillors unopposed for Footscray and Braybrook v. oun cil elections. '••••• Ap-triotic coi;. ert is to be held in Yairavi'ltf on YVcdnesd«\ , Aug 26 • • • t Mr'James Mathews will address electors in the Yarraville hall on Tuesday evening- next at 8 o'clock At Monday's Footscray Court the St; Albans Quarrying Co. were fined 5s. for having manufactured an ex plosive without a license. • • • • « Herbert J, Lane and Jas. Thomp son were each fined 10s on Monday at the Footscray Court for neglect ing to. have their children vaccin ated. .lames O'Connor and James Rich ard Martin were each fined 5s. at Monday's court for having been drunk the previous Saturday. Con stable Shaw prosecuted in each case. Yarraville Band will hold a con-, cert and dance in the Yarraville 1 hall on Thursday next. A first class programme has been ar ranged. The secretary of Yarraville Band wishes'to acknowledge with thanks the following donations:. J. T. Ber lowitz J. E. Halse 10/6, B, Ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE "GOOD ADVICE" FOR Absolutely painless Dentistry F.J. CLARENCE PINCHEN RECORDED BY THE DENTAL BOARD OF VICTORIA &nbsp; 11 SYDNEY ST., YARRAVILLE. Here's Your Golden Opportunity leMtatej . - • .Snap; It. .y . ' Do Ti Quickly. ~ Choice ' Allotments. Without Deposit S u nshine The five, best Estates nearest the Station. 00 blocks to select from. Good positions. NO DEPOSIT. Payments from 10/- to 0/- a month. Railway Station Estate at station. 40 ft blocks, £l a month. Stanford Estate, Stanford St., 5minutes station, 40ft blocks, 15/ a r month. Keeuan's Estate. Cornwall Road, 40 ft. Blocks 30/- month. Derby Estates, lovely blocks, 8 minutes station. 10/- month. West Footscray. . Newest Subdivisions.' Close to Messrs Mitchell and Co's works. Frontages to Eleanor street and SummerhilJ road. Plans will be ready shortly. Send name and address. Large Blocks. Little money. No deposit. £1 month. Alt certificates of title in na me of vendor. . P \iIf Tn I I p The "No Deposi...
SIX CENTURIES OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
SIX CENTUEIES OLD. Tho north transept, the finest and most imposing portion of Horeford Cathedral, was specially built to re ceive the Shrine of St. Thomas do Can tiliipe, who was Bishop of Hereford in the thirteenth century, and who died near Florence on his way to Borne. Ilis bouts wore brought to Hereford and deposited in tho Lady Chapel. Tho pedestal of the Shrine alone re mains. This is in shape a lovely parcl lelogram, and the material used is Pur beck marble. It has two divisions, tha lower closed like an altar tomb, the upper, a flat canopy supported on small, open arches. TJpon this' rested the ac tual Shrine, containing relics of the Sain*;, which was once literally cov ered with jewels, the gifts of rich pil grims. Tho lower division was a series of cinquo foiled niches and fourteen fig ures of Templars, all fully armed in chain mail, for the Bishop was Pro vincial Grand Master of the Kinghts 'Templars in England. Inside the opon a:"&lt; ado is a Blab, which still...
RESPECT TO PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
RESPECT TO PARENTS. One of the most remarkable traits in the character of the people of antiquity ivas filial respect. The most violent nnd most impetuous heroes submitted, without reluctance, to the most severe dictates of parental authority. There is, perhaps, no language ■which can-ex press. without circumlocution,- -tho meaning of one word among the Greeks —it meant the obligation of children to repay the maintenance, the educa tion, and the tender care of their par ents. The amiable expressions of filial respect were extended into a more general sentiment of regard for the in firm and aged. Even among brothers who were nearly of the same ages the younger was obliged to yield in every instance to the eider, and it was an acknowledged principle of religion tljat the rights of superior years should al ways be respected.
WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
work: In a family, all of us are, or ought to be, workers in one way or another. But by far too much of the work done in the house is done in a very half-hearted manner. How many of us, whether in cooking a meal, or making a bed, or dusting a room, are filled with an earnest desire-that the work we do shall be a thorough, honest, faithful per lormance, that shall properly fulfil its purpose The great difference in la bour of all kinds is not so much in what is done, as in how it is done; not so much in the kind of work we perform as in the spirit we put into it. From the cleansing of a room to the formation of a government, from the humblest work of the hands to the noblest work of the head and heart, it is the deter mination to make it of the best quality that p'.aces it, and the person perform ing it, in the front rank.
BETTER THAN WHIPPI. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
BETTER THAN WHltPI. " It is a prob.era to know* how to pun IsV nv boy when he is naughty," I said t'. .. 'clergyman some time ago. "I disnke :o wtiip him, and very .seldom ?lo sj, lo. a icw minutes after he is . inoglun^ ;i3 gaily as ever, evidently not inipr-j.-^uil by the punishment as soon as "tii f i> ojiii r-tary smart is gone." .The good man replied, " I never whip my boy, but, instead, I put'him to bed. l'hat is a terrible punishment fur him." Ho then cited, some examples -which showed that it had indeed been effec tive. It must nut be employed for every trivial offence. I keep it as a grand leserva measure for extreme cases. In deed, I do not believe 1 have resorted :o it a dozen times since I heard of it. When I begin to undress him he fairly roars; then he pleads and begs, with great tears rolling dr-wn his cheeks, that I let him stay up, for he will " never, never do so again." But I firmly and quietly put on 'his night dress, partially darken the room, and io not allo...
ART MILLINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
ART MII&INERS - MISSES RUSSELL andWIL LIIAMS, (late with Miss Savage) 10 Hopkins Street, Fciotscray. Millinery up-to-date' at prices to suit all classes. Hats renovated. Miss THORNQUEST, ladies' Milliner;. late 10 .Hopkins Street, las removed to 94 Nicholson St., ?ootscray. Hair dressed as usual. ?ombing&madeJip... .Klectcic face "Letters tttemded to.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
SPECIAL NOTICE Here's Your Golden Opportunity : Don't Hesitate, Snap It. ' Do It Quickly. » Choice Allotments Without Deposit S uns hine . The five best Estates nearest the Station. 00 blocks to select from. Good positions. NO DEPOSIT. Payments from 10/- to 0/- a month. ' Railway Station Estate at station. 40 ft blocks, ,£l a month. Stanforid Estate, Stanford St., 5minutes station, 40ft blocks, 15/ a ' month. . Ke'enan's Estate. Cornwall Road, 40 ft. Blocks 10/- month. Derby Estates, lovely blocks, 8 minutes station. 10/-month West Footscray. Newest Subdivisions. Close to .Messrs Mitchell and Co's works. Frontages to Eleanor street and SummerhilJ road. Plans will be ready shortly. Send name and address. Large Blocks. Little money. No deposit. £1 month. A0, certificates of title in na me of vendor.. _ • The "No Deposit" 5 LAND SALESMAN 66 ILlizatDettL St, (Over Griffiths Merchants) Cordially invites you to call or send for Plans. Select at once. Remember—No DEPOSIT. My usual Terms. O...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 22 August 1914
===== ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE Heading- a big programme at St. George's to-night is a star film dealing with the-internal unrest in Germany, and the final denunci ation of the throne by the newly crowned king, ''The'British Navy in Action' is a film of great interest to be shown commencing "on Mon day, and shows all classes of vessels from Super-Dreadnoughts down to Submarines going into action, fir ing, landing troops, gun running, storming trenches, and fights be tween marines and blue jackets" Besides this there are a number of other fine subject including two dramas and a hurrican. Keystone comic.