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AN UNWELCOME SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
AN UNWELCOME SUGGESTION, At an inquest at Edmonton on a boy aged three years, who was killed by lightning during a thunderstorm, a juryman suggested that the verdict should be "Killed by lightning by God's will." The coroner: Everything is God's will, I strongly disapprove of the idea that we sometimes hear of that a person is killed by the visitation of fod because he has heen struck by lightning. It is no more by the visi tation of God in that case than in any other. The jury found that the boy was killed by being struck by lightning.
WHY YOU MUST REST. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
WHY YOU MUST REST. Dr, John W. Flinn, an English medi co, says that in both the plant and animal kingdoms rest is essential to growth. In infancy, development is in its hilehest state of activity, and the healthy infant passes the greatest por tion of its life in a state of rest and sleep. Repair is but the repetition of growth, and for it rest is just as neces sary as in injury to the limbs when rest is obtained by splints and band. ages, etc, In the case of the heart and lungs, rest can be got only by rest ing the whole body in a recumbent position. Rest in bed is tile most powerful curative agent in the treat ment of active tuberculosis. One or two months in bed, says Dr. Flinn, are necessary in the beginning of treat ment in all cases. If tlhe disease is very active, the patient should be fed by a nurse and treated as in typhoid fever, Bed treatment should he con tinued until the temperature and pulse have both been normal for some Little time, and the weight is nearly normal, T...
COOL GARMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
COOL GARMENTS. Cool garments are those which favor the dissipation of the heat of the body, for the warmth felt by the wearer of the garment proceeds not so much from the garment itself as from the wearer, Wool is warm, because it is a worse condluctor of Iheat from the body than other materials, whilst fur is the worst conductor of all, Silk is cooler than either cotton or linen, for it favors conduction of heat from the body better than any other material, Bleached are cooler than unbleached fabrics, In summer and winter all clothes should fit sufficiently loosely to give the limbs and respiratory organs their full freedom. Color should also play an important part rn the choice of our clothing for the seasons, White is the ideal color for the suummer, be. cause it is the one that absorbs the least heat, whilst, on the other hand, black or dark colored garments attract the sun, and absorb a large amnount of heat, Hence their usefulness for Win tor wear.
READING AT MEALS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
RE4DING AT MEALS, There is a very great mistake made by a larger number of persons-a mis take which leads to indigestion and all its attendant horrors, We refer to the practice of reading at meals, Diges tion is always best subserved when the mind is free froim care and when the physical processes of our frames are left to discharge their work free from nervous tremors. It is on the ground of the elevation of spirits produced by cheerful association with others that " pleasant company " at meals has al ways. formed a condition of social en joyment. Tile stimulus to nervous ac. ivity which is thus given acts bene ficially on the digestive powers, just as the man who is harassed, worried, and over excited will not be likely to di gest and eat a satisfactory mceal. The habit of reading at meals is to be con demned where it has grown to one of actual " study," and where the reader endeavors to gain knowledge and to save time at his meals. The solitary eater, if he reads, should read wha...
MOTHER & FOSTER MOTHER DISPUTE OVER A BOY'S WAGES. FINE FOR ASSAULT IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
MOTlER & F~STTER IVISOTIIER ----4-- DISPUTE OVER A BOY'pI WAGUS. ' F'INII IFOR ABnAULT IMPOfISiD. A 0IARGE of ausault was brought on Tuesday before Messrsa Or' and Pear son by Mrd Woods, of Newport, the defendant being her sister-in-law, Mrs McOauliffo, of Riddell, Mr 8ocombo, for thm plaintilf, said Mrs Woods' boy had hbeen in the cus tody of Mrs McOauliffo for five years. The lad had gone to work and was earning a pound ai week and his keep when his mother wrote to him for as siotsnce as she was paying off a house, and he sent £2/10/-. This led up to the assault. Mrs Martha Woods, married woman residing at Newport, deposed that do fondant was her husband's sister, and came to the house on December 22 as she was standing at the door. Mrs McOauliffo smacked her in the face and said "Where in that £8 you rob bed me of ?" Mrs Woods hit back and then said "I reecived no £8." Defendant thou went into the house. The blows caused blood to flow on her blouse, cut hoe mouth and loef...
PLUCKY CONDUCT OF A RESCUER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
PLUCKY CONDUCT OF1 A RESCUEl, No detailed mentioned is made in the police reports of tht Altona bay drown ing tragedy of the rescue of the survivor. It was effected by Mr Herbert Duncan, plumber, employed by Messrs Stone Brothers, Douglas parade, and son of Councillor B. Dun. can, Newport. A boating party was making for the rescue at the time, but could not do much in face of the pre vailing sea, and young Duncan at great risk to himself, effected the rescue lie was camping at Altona for the holidays. Another camper be came exhausted while swimming to help one of the victims of the accident.
TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TOWN TOPICS, " A, present," the " Age " says, ' Williamatown has the dingiest Municipal Chamrborn and oflices with in a radius of 20 miles of Melbourne. The heilding is old, tottering and un sightly and the ottices small and in convenient," The writer of the paragraph represents the " Ago " at Williamstown, Footaeray, Sunshine, Braybrook, Werrlhee, Esaondon, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne, He has a pretty big sweop of country to look after and his opinion can hardly be questioned, The idea that the average ratopayer is furiously in dignaut at the idea of getting into decent quarters is being cultivated assiduously ; but it is only a libel on the average ratepayer. The average ratopayor soldom Ihas business at the Council Chambers and if the accom modation is good enough for coun. cillors it is good enough for him. The only oserious trouble likely to be apprehended is from a crude, ill thought out schemo being thrown at the ratopayers unconcernedly. In such circumstances, they wi...
ALTONA BAY TRAGEDY. MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY OPENED. SECOND BODY NOT YET RECOVERED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
ALTOIA B~Y TRACEDY. MAOGISTERIAL INQUIRY OPENEID, SECOND BODY NOT YET' RECOVERED. TrwI great part of Thursday was spent by Const kble Walsh cruising around between Altona Bay and the powder magazines in a motor boat searching for the body of Samuel Boyd, of New port, who, with another man, named Henry Tatlow (not Petlow as stated in all the Melbourne papers), lost his life in the vicinity on New Year's eve through the overturning of a 16 feet pleasure boat. Numbers of other per sons camped at Altona Bay joined in the search, but no sign of the drowned man was seen The tragedy, happen ing as it did in full view of holiday makers, cast a gloom over the resort, and the fate that overtook Boyd is regarded as especially pitiful in view of the fact that after clinging to the over turned boat for some time rescuers were practically within arms length of him when he was washed off and dis appeared, Under instructions from the coroner, Mr T. Lonsdale, J.P., journeyed to Altona Bay on New Yea...
KICKED BY A HORSE. DRIVER SERIOUSLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
DR1VERt fA1RIOUffY INJillEUDU , iHniUt3ltT Ohalkloy, drivwe for Mr, II. Noeal, ontractor, wain admitted to ihe Iosepital on flatuJday ovenilng ffoulring from injuriLie to tho ioe- cauisod by being kioked by a horae. At tho tlmo Ohalkloy, in company with a aoi of \Mr Noal, were ridiug oonm horiwca from the pier to the otablea, YVrra -to?ot, whlio the ]lotom which wa'e riddon by youn iNeal kloked Ohalkley, who hatr eon admitted na an inpatelont, -
OUR WATER FRONTAGES. DEVELOPMENTAL POLICY NEEDED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
OUR WATER FRONTAGES. DIEVILOPMENTAL POLIOY NItiDID, T'I' new Hiarbor Trust has shown its dependence on Hobson's Bay as the future home of the shipping of the Port of Melbourne by its selection of the river mouth and the bay outwards as the scenario of its operations. This selection was not made as a result of local agitation ; it was not made as a result of agitation from any quarter; but from a manifest conviction that the old regime had been one of narrow and prejudiced hostility to HI-obson's bay and to the national claims of ship ping and from a desire to reverse that policy without a moment's delay. With this frank and voluntary re cognition of the claims of Hobson's bay, it might be supposed that the Council would make the Harbor Trust acquainted with all the wants of the district. What, for instance, is being done to carry out the recommenda tions of the Silt Commission, as adopted and endorsed by the Cabinet ? When are the piers to he widened and lengthened, as recommended b...
WIRTH'S CIRCUS COMING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
W/IRTHI'S CIRCUS COMING. Toil holiday is almost bore, becauso in the early morning houra of Monday January 15th the throo oirous trains will ho shlnted on to thie aiding out at the rallroad tracks, and whole waggon lodsa of real j?iy and gladness will beo unloaded. 1' dooa'nt mnator whonhor you aro young old, middle aged, it you realty want to experlonao the got-happy idea, you make the journoy out there and view the paectaclo with approving eyes, Thoro is always somothing about the oomting of the oirous that arrioes with it a universal appeal, especially is it so with Wirth'a Circus. E~oh succeeding year noes theou coming along with more daring and sensational performanoos more beautiful ladios, more captivating horseos, fleroer tigors and more hand soitn lions, more ponderous elephants, and funnier olowns than last time ; and this year the spootaolo is to be of more than ordinary merit, for the programmo includes some of the very latest Euro. poan and Amorican sons?tions, ontiroly...
NEW YEAR'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
NEW YEAR'8 IAY. "Ah I Time glides ever qulakly by Destroying all that's dear. On earth there's little worth a nigh And nothing worth a tear." These are the words of an Australian poet and they indicate a feeling of pessimism akin to the aphorism of the aimless and dejected UWilure-"Nothing matters, anyhow," It is true of course that time destroys things dear to people of a particular period, but it also destroys, or at any rate softens, the keen and bitter feelings of remorse and grief which are co-exten sive with the feelings of love and happiness, A great English poet refers to Time as " to a philosoplher when the heart has bled." When in dividual happiness is shattered and old friendships are severed and old cus. toms broken, fresh joys, abundant happiness, new friendships, and awak ing love spring up, always giving hap piness a good credit balance against its tardier pursuer grief. Affairs of this world are not lasting and it is only the way of the world that grief should follow...
GLENISLA SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
GLENISLA SCHOOL. "HlnE annual priz, distribution of the OGlenila School, Melbourne Ra,d, was held on Thursday, December 18th. Rita Nliddlin and Nelson Loumou on behalf of the punils presolted the Misses Smith with pretty Christmas presents, L PFrZE Liss. Sixth Olass-Gold medal, B. Dorgan; General work, B. Dorgan; Composi. tion, F. Avery; Drawing, M. Ham; Specials, M. Ham and F. Avery, Fifth Class - General work, Q. Avery; Physiology, Jessie Illnderson; Writing, A. Pick, Special, Q Avery; Conduct, NI. Carr. Fourth Olass.- Home work, B Mackay; Good conduct, E, Mackay; Watch (gift of J. J. Roberts, Esq ), Genoural work, . McGregor ; Special, E MhcGreor; Mapping, Mi. Redding; Spelling, II. HIughes; Geography, Il, Hughes; Mental arithmetic, F. IKnckey ; GIInoral work, L Meehan; !History, L, Barker; Letter writing, A. Mapp; Mental arithmetic, A. G. Lawrence. Third class-Montal arithmetic, T Rcmsay; Reading, 'D. Brown; Spelling, Z. Currie; Arithmetic, I. Bloyd; Writing, G. Menziea; Gram ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
EX, SPECIAL. This month we aro making spolal dlsplays in all Dopartmonts, Every day we are opening up fraeh Novolties, This week we havo opened three oasea of Antimony Ware, the- - newost and most up.to.date do4ligs-all our own importing, Bags, Parase, Peorfume, o0aps1 0. Our Fauoy Department 1s at its Lenith, pe?oal valuta in all lines, Ourtain and Curtain Note,--Just opoilod up~?,vey large and varied asusortmonb o Ourtains, .Just view our window day and note our bodrook prices, t omparo our prices, the lOWr -ill astound you, . .Tai i .... Our Tailoring Departuootlo working at t-.p.pa d., Don't tl leave it too late., D.ta't d ado until you ?oo our range of S8itlnga, Coatings, to, , Thousands to ohm.a tum, and remember our work I? best, prices leo NOTICE,- Ohristmta day , , Thursody, :.h, ou'n, -:u will be cloeod - Thursday, 25th; Friday, . day, 27; ot tp.g o' ay, 20th. And we ask our onstomoci to . -i7 1nd enable oailu-' . :c .o have a long S ro:'lXleruoed holid?L' LOW . YS. C1 T. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
* UNDER NEW MANAGEM1NT. YACHT CLUB HOTEL S Nelson P1ace, Williaillstoni. The Leading House AND One of tho Best Appointed out of Melbourne. Within a tow miuates of Pior, Steamors, Boaoh and South Stations, and Bathe I Half-an-hour firCm Oity by Boa or Rail. The Rondoivouu o u~aI Vadtai'ir , of ·he Bay ! THE AOCOMMODATION FOR EToIE I i?R ??.. VISITORS IS VERY SUPERIOR. SPA0IOUS CLUB ROOM. HOT and 00LD BATHS. BILLIARDS. LUNCHEON erow 1 till 2. SAll Meals One Shilling. Tlephone 76 (Williamstown Ex.). F EAN FINElGAN, Proprietor. SAIUEL SPRY'S SHOE STORES. Rý':. .. L-WTEL A N P"oprietr. Nelson "Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Olub Hotel,) Iooos' of Pairs of IUOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/1- in the L less than any shop in Melbourne, We stake our reputation with every pair. 'Think what a saving this means to you, . Don't go Elsewhere. Come and Inspect OuT Windows. Small pr6oflt and quick returns mean a saving to Purchauors. Now iN the Time --- to purchase your Ne...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THE State Cabinet decided on Tuesday last to place the shipbuilding yards under the control of the newly created department of Industry and Labor. This department will have chargo of thP Maffra sugar works and other State enterprises which are termed socialistic ; it will also be an employ mont bureau and will have possaesion of the statistics of industry as well as managerial responsibility. The schemo is an excellent one ; but it shows the wide gulf that separates the theories of the political economist from the actual facts and problems of industry. Why is not a Professor of Economics retained as profossional adviser to the department ? If it were a mining de partment, a public works department, or a public health department, the presence of a professional adviser on geology, engineering, architecture or health, would be essential. Why is it that the Government has no use for a man who devotes his whole life to the study of the Economics of In. dustry as an adviser to the Depart ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Week days: 6.35 a.m, 8.5, 3, 0,5, 9,;5, .5, Ts;u.ao, lo1.0u 12 35 p.m. 1.35, 2,0, 2,35, 6, 3,35, 43 5, 4.5, 3 5 ,04, 0, t. only, - 5- - Sat. orxc. 5,8.5 , 6,5, ( 5. From Port Melbourne Week days: 7.0, a.m. 8,30,9,0, 0,;30, 10.0, 10.30, 11,0, 12.0, Sat, oxe, 1.U? .?.2 In 2 033( 3. -830 140, .1,30 50 Sat. FARES 1Wiantown to Por&t t e Albourne0 ni ) .'.,... Children Halfirice. SWeekly Tickets, 1/d; Monthly Tickets, 61 Between Stevedore Street an, Gem Pier, Id MELBOURN'E VERRIES Pty, Ltd,, SCollins House, Melbourne. The North Williamstown Corner Stores, Timber and Firewood Yards. 0 *,, ®wai@, Sa &0 ý®. Corner Fe'rga ""? a iQti and RBatilrt plaeo Also Railway Siding, FOR BUILDING MATERIAL of every descrption, Hardwood, Janrah Palings, Weatherboards, Flooring, Orego,. Lathes, Shelving, etc. FOBR GALVANISED IRON, Spouting, D. Pl Bricki, Lime, Cemeit, Sand, Gutter Briick, Drainpipoa, FOR BUILDERS AND GENERAL IRON NGERY, Wire Netting, Fly-wire, Paints, Oils, Colors, Whitelfl ...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
NOTES OF TIlE WEEK, ----+---- -Big crowd on Baholl ono Now Year's day. -Fifty horses and drays are employed at the power statiorn works. -The bay traitla on Now Yoar's day was big and the rogitta was a flue display. -Bower and Young on TuoQday ob tained an order for l15/- with 6/. casts against John Davies Georgeo. -Messrs E1. iambell and 1'. Rowo's aoeht Native finished sooond to 8,3J,, in two races at the regatta on Now Year's Day. -William Shannon, of Yarravillo, was treated on Wodnesday at the ho"s ital by Dr. Fothorstonhaugh for an in. ured head, -Captain Liloy has gono out of the pilot soevion in full sail, The "[leral-" had a lengthy notice of his oareer from Thames to Yarra. -Salvation Army new barracks. Steve doro street, will he oponotd l thin aftner noon, To-morrow the hoeadquarters staff band will visit the town. -Motor Boat Trip, launch " Pansy," Maribyrnong River Tea Gardens, Nundlay afternoon, frome Stevedore pier, 2,;10, calling Short road, Fare 1/- Reoturn, [ADvr], ...