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THE GARDENS RESERVE. CYCLE TRACK TO BE REMOVED. TO MAKE ROOM FOR CRICKET AND FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
THE CATlSEN WhtuAV , CYOLE TRACK TO BE tiE OVYED), TO MAKE ROOM ]FOR ORClicET AND FOOTI3BALL. T1'hIL Council decided on Tuesday ovou ing, on the recolumendation of the Finance Committee, to roumove the bicycle track in the ,srdona reservo. The intenoution is to nallov moro than oue cricket or football club to play matches on the ground sinmultaneously. Tho disposal of the material forming the track is referred to the Burveyor ior report. Councillor Byrno mioved that it h) removed to the cricket ground ; but the amunduiment was niot sIconded. It is likely that an eubankmuent will be made on the Garduens streeoot side of the reserve to enable onlookers to got a good view of the ground and that sewor spoil will also be used in its construction.
To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
'T'o le Ediir o01 the "Adtvertiser.' Sni,-Permit me to impress upon the Citizens of \Villiamustown thie urgency andi jus:tnc's of the call for coutributions to the Iatriotic 1:'ndl. The fund is one that each Citizen shoulld contribute to according to his imans, 1,y forwarding contributions promptly the Lord Mayor and his E.icutcive will be in a position to act in cases of emergency and to devote the fund to whatlever purpose might Ie conidered imo.t wiothy, I :hiall be pleased to receive contriliutions whlicl will be duly forwarded to tie Lord Mayor':? fiund.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. CONTESTS IN FOUR WARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
MUtiICiPAL [LEl C IONS. CONrrErT IN J)UR WARD3. Os Thuruday afternoon at four o'clock numinatiottt cloted for tlhp vacacincio in the North, Soutli, Cniit t and Vie touria \Vt 4.1, Mr O'Halloran, who had bcets expected to nominato for tho North Ward and had the prospect of a walkover, found it iumposeiblo to be con.c a candidate, and Metosar Eiuoch IIamupihire, grocer, Melbournio road, and John Sir clair, butcher, Douglas parlo, anre to light for the teat. In the Contro Ward, Mr John A. )ennia it oposoted by Air Ioenry Hick for the e it. unrrondored by Cr lolton. in the i sutlh WVard, the remtrn of Cr 1" Woodl will bh canteeted by Mr 'Potor iodtger, contractor, In the Victoria Ward, Mr Alfred Willittn IMurat, who fought against Cr Troganowan lhnt year on the upocial improveinnt rate quoetion and was benton, in again in the fieold, his op pournt being Cr )Duncan. Mr lurat Ihas a good chance of winning tihe soat.
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
WVILLIAMLSTOWVN '1'~llh'l`f,~ ANTIHONY AND CLEOPATHA, 'Iimn groeat hirtorio pictauto is nhrown au Bhakoepoaio nevfer llllrinedC it could bo utagod, and in a fauhioli that only Inmd orn so8ln1o .11 ae3 pofsiblo. It will cluoo nu a surpriac to thouo familiar with the acholluve onta of niodorn atago rvalsmln. Thero havo boon magniiicout pictilrea bo foro it, notably Quo Vadiu and Tho Lantt hryu of PoIpoii ; but the ftilmod utory of Antony and Cloopatra far troalncollndo anything hItherto preoonted. It ih the laut word in apo1tac noating, IcouIrIingII and photographic oxcollonco. Tlilu ihn will bhe hown at thu thoatpo for nix nightu, oomlulencing today at muatluino, T¶his i loatpro ooulnoucej at 7Ul Ufluurp,
CORRESPONDENCE We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. THE TOTALISATOR. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
CORRESPONDENCE \Vo du not nuciossrily identify ourtlvo with the opinionus oxprvsd by cur correpotnDeit:',. TIE TOTALISATOIc, To the Editor of the 'Adveurise'r." Sou,-Mir Mason objects to thie Tote, be cause more money goes throuigh the machinle tos0 in New Zealandtl than lorumerly, 'Ilihe volume of bIttiing in Vic" toria nd New Southl Wales Ihas increased citormouly tduriing the hlst 20 years, 0o wily single out the Tc'ote. The reverend gentle man mitulde great use of a stack of ftigure, but was sientt ott the increasetd prosperity of the I t'ouinion. Notwithstanding; any thiniig Mr Ir 1 tson miay say to thu contraryt bettins it New Zealandtl is now practically limited tI the race course atnd whateover hbts are matlde ae regitrced on the iniachlilnoe, Before, the numerous antc-post seagers which u,oed to te madIt with the Iook makelrs for months Ibfore tli race dOn a vast numther of entries which would never see the post are not available for the statis tician, Talking of tlhe incr ...
PATRIOTIC SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
PATRIOTIC SI3RVICES, L.\ cii.n c inngregations gathered in the Electra street Methodist Church on Sunday last at thlie patriotic services hield, the evening service spetcially having a massed audience. Rev, F. M ison conducted both services, his topics being '' The Empire's Call" [fromi the text " IHe hatli not dealt with any Naitioin and "' The Enmpire's Answer," from the vwords " Be of good courage, and let uts play the mcen for our people and for the cities of our God," and the Lord do that which seemeth Ilim good." The singing of the choir was of a particularly high order, and the special Empire and Mariners hyimns were sung by the con gregation with a fervour and strength never to be tbrgotten. 'The evening service was particilpated in by several young imen, but miany who had pre viouisly clhiosen to take hart were in the Naval andi Artillery camps at Swan Island, P'int N an andl olther pilaces Special i f:rence wis made to theti by the mninister in his sernuoni and iplayers, a...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 15 August 1914
In Memoriam. WILLIAMS.—In loving remembrance of my dear Husband, William Williams, who died suddenly in August, 1910; also my dear Son, David Davies, who died at Cottesloe Beach on May 6, 1910. Silently the shades of evening Gather round our lonely door, Silently they bring before us The loved faces we shall see no more, Oh, not lost, but gone before us, Let them never be forgot. Sweet their memory to the lonely In our hearts will perish not. —Inserted by their loving Wife &nbsp; and Mother, Son and Brother, &nbsp; &nbsp; and Family, Miss E. Williams, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; and Mr and Mrs Evan Davies. ROSSITER.—In loving remembrance &nbsp; of my dear Husband, Walter Rossiter, who died on 14th August, 1908. R.I.P. Worthy of everlasting love was he From those he left behind, &nbsp; A better husband could never be &nbsp; &nbsp; Or one more true and kind. —Inserted by his loving Wife &nbsp; &nb...
REV. C. HUDSON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
REV , ,II UDSON, On Sunday evening preached at Holy Trinity Church before a largo congrega tion from Joromniah 4th and 5th veraos of the 50th chapter " They shall inquiro concerning Zion with their faces hither ward, saying Comeno ye and and join your alveos to the Lord in an ovorlauting covenant that shall not he forgotten." The proacher illustrated how troublo brought man and man together and minor omattors as(umed their true prer spootivo; it also brought mnln cloeur to God, as was soon by thoe death of the poultont thief on the oross. Flo hoped for roeults bonefoial to mankin d freot the war and that aubjoete would not be, itn future, dragged into auch confllots by the ambi, ion of the irru!era, Mr h11 '!,on is chaplain of the hospital ship and will leave theoo shores on Monday. To-emor ow morning he will again on cuppy the pulpit at Holy Trinity Church, -Mr 3. J, Jamlcson, editor of the Prosh-torian, Literary Rooiety, will pro senot a budget of articles on the war to the meetin...
WILLIAMSTOWN WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
WILILIAhMitOWN WARt ITUND. The l.ulics in their respective sewing centres (as pullished last week) are working with the greatet feeliing of patriotisml, and all are en deavoriln to do their utmost to alleviate to some small extent the many sufferings of the after math of war, On Wednesday all the finished work of these centres was sent to Mrs Musther and despatched to the Naval Depot to Mr IHudson, chaplain of the Australian fleet, who is takling theimi to Nyd. nev for the lospital ship Grantala, and, so that the public may see howv this patriotic work has - the Cow, tlas a list is apptnyted, wvithl materials bought froim voluntary contribu tions by the children and made by them, also some Ilannel from the \Villiamstown Clothing lFund-ti flannel shirts, 9) doz, underllannels, 60 nightingalcs, 15 doz, washers, 28 cholera belts, 2 sts ipyjlmas, 15 scarves, O doz, hanldkerclhiefs, :lot, liutllacc. From other centres-3 doz,50oxs, i doe, handkerchiefs, 31 pneumonia jackets, 10 knitted ey...
REVIEW OF THE SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
REVIEW OF THE SITUATION. A capahle prcss writer sumontarises the position thus;:-It is as ttusafe to speculate as to the chances of war as it is of law. It n ay be recalled that, in the Frauco 'russiant war of 1870, a French leader boasted .that the French army was ready down to the last button on the last garter, Yet tho Flretncl were ignominiously beaten by the then ris, ing Prussian liary. "On paper,' however, it' would appear that Great Britain must beat Germany. In her first-chiss fleet she far out strips Germany in the number of her super-Dreadnoughts in their tonnage, armour, andl guns. If by any chance ier First Fleet were repel'ed she has anI enorim. ously strong Second Fleet, against which (cermany has notiing to oppose, In addi tion to that, France is the next strongest naval Power, and France is the ally of England, With Italy remaining neutral and there seems far more chance of her ranging herself on the side of England and France than oni the side of Germany and Austri...
A NEW BARGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
O \Vcedneday afternoon at half-past two the number one barge of the four contracted for by Messrs Cray Bros,. was launched for the service of the De fence department, 'iThe barge is 124 feet in length, 28 feet beam and i feet 6 inches deep, and cost ahcut £8,00o. She is of 5oo tons and will be used at Western port, An electric button, at the foot of Aun street pier, was touched very quietly by iMrs A. Gray, and the barge rospcOnded ycy tquickly uIa move steadtly anc gracefully into the water, amidst cheers from a crowd of workmen on board and another crowd on shore, This is the first launch that has tak n place on the raconstruc ed slipway, The ways are now higher above the water and the grade steeper, and the additional appliances for working the yard make the launch a simple and automatic affair.
DEATH OF THE POPE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
DEATH OF THE POPE AT St. hMary'fi Ohuoh yoatorday mass will offurccc up for oho rupouo of tlio soul of Llih 1Holiness Popo Plus 4 by th.iparlsh prioat, Roy. T, IT, Brazil, who mido oym. pathotdo rofovouco to the ovent, St. Mary'o gohiool Williamietowu, aul ft, Joruph'u 8ohuol, owpott, woro olosodl all day au a mark aof rapaut to the poutlif, whouo oaroor was vory fully roviowod in yeatorday's "Argun."
A LOCAL MEDICO VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
A LOCAL MIEDICO VOLUN?EIERS. Dr. Frank Lind, son of AMr E F Lind, manager of the Commercial Bank, Nelson ldace. lhas volunteered for active service and has been enlisted as an a my surgeon. He left by special train last Monday. Dr. Lind has been acting for Dr, Webb, of Footscray. His place there has been taken by Dr. Hatold Ward, son of Mr. Al. J. Ward, Nelson place. THIl LOl'URINGEN SEIZURE,
HOLY TRINITY VIOLET TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
HOLY TRINITY VIOLET TEA, Tim Violet tea at Hioly Trinity Paisn Hall last Saturday was an unprecedenteo 0uooous. The hotsaGeso, Madamoe Ca'u sor, Muuther', Underwood, 'Parkoe, Tyler Loftus, Reid, Roberts, Thompson, Breaks and Miss iltmpson, who entertained the guests with afternoon tea, were ado quatoly repaid by the large attendance and the splendid response to their of fortO, The afternoon's proocods amount. ed to £16, The result of Mr Cauaoser' rooitation, "The Absent minded eloggar" w!t h tmbourine, brought in 15/hf-, in eluding £1/[l. donated by the Mlsses Ashton, and oxceeded all antiolpation, Another gonerous donation was £1/1/. from Mr J. L, toeaks, fleet engineer. The ?alo of violets and aweaet under the able management of Miss Simpson reallaed nearly £3, The hall was patriotleally deooorated with numerouis flags from ceiling and walls, kindly lent by Mr Goff, and very dainty wore the many usmall tables with differ out shades of violob coverings. The programme was an excepti...
COUNCILLOR McNEILAGE. RETURNS FROM GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
COUNOILLORI McNEIGAGI]. .RETURN) FROM Gl?HtMANY. Councillor W\Vin. McNeilage has re turned from his trip through America and Europe. His last place visited was Berlin, which he found in a most prosperous condition. The people were cheerful and happy, and there was no thought of war, At the hotel where he staved, news papers were distributed free. He was offered one by an elderly woman who appeared very agitated. IHe did not speak German. The old woman began to cry, He asked a waiter what was the matter with her. " Have you not heard the news ?" the waiter asked. "No," said Mr McNcilage. " The Archduke Frederick of Austria and his wife have been assassinated." Mr. McNeilage, however, had no foreboding of war and would have stayed on, but his ticket required ex tension, and owing to the difficulty of explaining what he wanted to the Ger mans, and to the fact that one of his companions was anxious to return, lie left for Victoria. He started from Mainz, a German town, which must now be...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN TIEATRIE, Largoe oowds ware attraoted to. the theatre during the week to 6ga Antony and Cluipatra, whloh has beeon admirged in uvary part of the world and admitted the greatost thing over achieved in motlon photography, Itor tonnight a complete ohango of pie turus and variety will be given, The picotreo will ob Protoa III Story, Those who witnoneod the la?t atory of these eoneatlonal fillm will not misn Proton III, The variety items to-night include Joe hurloy, in imitations of well-known actors and eharaeter0, also the one not scenn, Oonviot iWl, Mhi Dlolo Haill, the ju liteu girl will demoUntrato the wonderful ??ea of thii means of eo!l detenooe, Harry Ivs, the Eaglish bar. tone, will uingj patriotic nongs, eta, A completo ohange of picturues will be given as usual on aMonday night, when the groat moving ploture anotress, Mary Plektoxd will be seeoon in the four roul play, Hearts Adrift, a Keystone Comedy, The iatal Malleott will also bo included on this p3griammo, ,<...
THE WAR. AUSTRALIA'S BATTLE SONG. Copyright with music by Rev F. Mason and Mr. W. H. Maynard. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
THE WAR AUSTRALIA'S BATTLI SLONG. Copyright with music by Rev F:. Masoin and Mr. W. It. Maynard, [By REv, FI'Nscts Masoa,] 'Tis the voice of a nation calls, The song of tile future race; A country with ocean-swcept walls, And myriad-acred space. We are sons of the home far north The offspring of British life ; The children of men who sailed forth To Southland's heroic strife, Hail to Australia ! Mighty and Free I Land of the Sunshine, and Air, and Sea I Rally Aistralia ! Heir of the Great I Take as thy trust their Guerdon of State1 We are kin to a noble host, Our family bond one speech, Which is spoken in every coast Of the Empire's cndlels reach. We are far from the Empire's heart, Away 'neath the Southern dome - To take our Imperial part In guarding this new-built home, Join hands Australia ! Over the Wave I Kindred are we sith the true and brave I Courage Australia I Sounld no sad tone I Under one Flag we are never alone I We contend for an Empire's truth And Commonwealth's sacre...
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. CENTRE WARD. MR. JOHN DENNIS AT ODDFELLOWS' HALL. LARGE AND UNANIMOUS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
MUNII IPAL ELECTIONtS. CENTRE WARD. Ma, JOHN DNNNIS AT ODDIjELL')WS' HALL. LARGE AND UNANIMIOUS MEAEVTING. A ,ARnE meeoting of ratepayora of the Contro ward was hold at the Odd fellows' iall on Tuoeday evening to hear the views of Mr John Donnio, a candidate for the vacancy in the Centreo ward caused by the reti ement of Councillor Bolton. Councillor Gravoll who was voted to the chair introduced the candidate and oxpreoeed pleasure at the fact th't there was a conteat in each ward. It showed the ratepayers were taking an interest in municipal affairs, Mr Donnia naid he thought the Centre ward sthould b reproeeontcd by somoono who had the intereat of the ward at hInart snd oi 8ponling in tile ward thl rates collected in the ward, He could, at all ovonta, promiic to do that, His veated intoroat in tho ward was quite equal to, if not greater than that of hia opponent, who, according to a apeech delivered by him at Now port not long ago, ought to be stand ing for any ward but the Centre...
ANTI-PATRIOTISM. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 22 August 1914
A N'PI-PA'l'i IOTIS M. To the E:ditor, of the ".d\'vertiser." Su;-, At the greatest crisis that has ever taken place on this planet, there has been an outburst of patriotism on the part of lrit ishers of all cla;sss, colors, climnes, creeds anld lo Clr.eds that has been as spontaneous as it is genuinc, as evidenced by the throw ing to the owinds the shibboleths that is the cau:;se of s;o Imuch strife and ill-feeling be. twccn the many sections of people that make up tli fabric of lthe Blitish nation. It is re served for \\Wifiianmstown to raise a discord ant note in thelic idst of such supreme manifcotations: of loyalty to the Empire by announcintg an Oranl;ge demonstration in one of our churches to morrow. It is regrettable that the autlorities of a church have lent their chlurch for such an inappropriate pur pose. It is to lie hoped that loyal citizens will discountenance the service by keeping away and show that strife is not wanted at this utncture,--Yours, SQUARIE H-EAD,