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CUSTOMER EJECTED. LICENSEE COMPLIMENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
CUSTOM EJ13ECTED, LICENSEE COMPLIMENTED. ROBERT Hope was charged before Mr G. Read Murphy on Thursday after noon with being disorderly and refusing to leave when requested to do so by the licensee of the Steampacket hotel on July 25th, and also with using ob scene languago to Ivy Clarke. Reuben Cooke, the licensee, gave evidence that he went to supper at half past ten in the evening and left a girl in charge of the bar. She complained about Hope's language and he ordered him off as he did not go, he put him out. Ivy Clarke, domnestic servant, said Hope had aslked for a drink without payment and then became abusive and used very had language that could be heard across the street. Mr Murphy said Hope's conduct was outrageous. He would be finlled £3 or three weeks on the first charge and £5 or five weeks on the second, Mr Cooke, the licensee, had behaved in an excellent manner and had set an example which it would be well for licensed victuallers to follow.
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
THE WAM. ----+s--- The following lines appeared in a NSW,. publication and later they lheld pride of position in "Oricel" column of the "Argus," OALL ALL HANDS, There's a whisperthat was borne upon the . breeze, Which the same Is just a fancy kind of fable As a fact, it coimes across the seas By that unpoetic agency, the Cable, All the same, it sent a sympathetic think Throughi the Anglo-Saxon folk of othler lands - If you're in for stormy weather, Kindly count us all together. And be good enouglh to "Call All Ilands I" We Ihear the bugle calling on the British SGrenadiers, We harken to the marching of the Irish Fusilicrs, The piping of the IHighlanders is ringing in our cars, So be kind enough to "Call All Hands I" VWe're English as the English, tho' the water lies between us, We're Irish as the Irish who are Soldiers of the K(ing, We're Scotch as any Scotchmeu in the town of Aberdeen, And we're Britons swhen you "Call All Hands,"
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. 4---s- -The Centro ward poll on Thursday was a record, -Singing and Talking Pictures at the Theatre to-day and to-night, -The returning I loors this year re oeived £2121- per day and the poll olorks 111.6 -Captain MoWllllam has retired from the Pilot sorvico of which he has always been a popular meuomber. -Mr Lemmon, M.LA., has been laid up for the last fortiight with a sprained knee. Ho oxpects to be woll again In a week, -Mr George Marshall was appointed foreman of works on Tuesday evening, on the recommendation of the Town Surveyor. -Tho first looture of St, John Ambu lance First-aid Class will be hold at Stapleford School on Wednesday, 2nd Beptember, at 8 pmn, -The objective of the Williamstown War Fund is to furnish a British Corp with one garment each, which the com mittoo think will be easily aohiovod, -The grand picture night and oenter tainment in aid of the Williarmstown \V War Fund, takes place on Thursday, Sop tember 3rd. A big attendance is o% peeted....
NAVIES OF THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
NAVIEI Oh1 THEil WOuLD. In completcd batle ships of all classes the British Navy is still equal to those of Germany and the United States-the next two strongest naval powers-combined. In cluded in the totals of the three navies are a large proportion of pre-Drealdnouglt battle ships, viz,, Britain 38, Germany co, and the United States 20. In the cruiser classes we have a great superiority, but certainly not greater than is needed for the protection of our enormous oversea trade. At the present Vwe have thirty cight armoured cruisers, Ciermany nine, France (who for several years concen trated her shipbuilding efforts on this type of ship) eigchteen, and the United States 15. With the advent of the battle cruiser the value of the armoured cruiser was at once called into question, No armoured cruisers are now being built for any navy, and there is no prospect that any will be laidi down. The first-class cruiser carries an infinitely more powerful armnament than the cruisers now being b...
SURFERS' SOCIAL CLUB. THIRD ANNUAL BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SURlI;IfS' SOCIAL CLUB. ----4- TilItD ANNUAL BhALL. Tfu , Mechanics' Hall was hardly epa cious enough for the pcople who at tendeld the thi:d annual ball of the Surfers' Social Club, which was held last Tuesday evening. The enjoyment senaemed general, for there were no wallflowers; the mom heors of the couuittoee were most asaid. uoun in looking after those piresent and making introductions. The hall was most effectively decor. ateld with the club's colors, and looked pa ticLlarly bright, All overhead was a canopy of gold trails, caught to baskets of gold overflowing with yellow chrysanthemnums and wiateria, The same colorings were carried to the walls, where in the window receasesa and Ipanels hung cloth of gold roses. Mirrors weoro placed at intervals round the room, in which rellecto3 the kalei doscopic oeffect of the merry throng. Sturtovant's hand was stationed amid ipalms and foliage on the stage. An enjoyable suipper was Rerved by Mr (iroville in the annexeo, The space just i...
STATE SCHOOL 1183. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
EITATE SOO01 118'J, Mr. Bradloy's appeal to tho scholars of Central School No. 1183 resulted in an immediate voluntary contribution of £13 This was applied to the pur chase of material for the making of garments of various kindo for the con fort-of thoso who have obeyed the call of duty, and the lady teachors of the staff and tho pupils, assisted by mom bors of the School committee, paroent n ;d;o Fr1 i tc orkod at high preosure Donations of flannel and wool were kindly made by Meodanices Palmor and McKechnio, and busy hands plied needle and thread until the work was finished. While the elder girls were engaged on undorflannels and night ingales, the younger Iknitted washeors and made handkerchiefs. Miss Doria Aile knitted scarves and sooks weoro brought in by other workers, The large parcel was for warded to Mrs Musther, one of the distributors, and sent on by her to the Hospital ship, which is to accompany the expeditionary force. Too much praise cannot be given to the scholars fo...
ELECTRIC LIGHT CURRENT. CITY COUNCIL'S AMENDED TERMS. NOT QUITE SATISFACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT CURRENT. -o- JITY COUNOIL'S AMHENDED TERMSI . NOT QUITE SATISFACTORY. TIL Mayor reported to the Council on Tuceday evening that he had re. coived a communication from Mr Clayton, Town ClQrk of Melbourne, inviting attendance at a meeooting with the Electric Supply committee on Fri day afternoon last. Ho attended the meoting andl was informed the City Council wanted to charge to this Council £1,100 for bringing the cable along the Short road. At a previous interview which Cr McNeilage had at tended it hiad beeoon arranged .that this should be paid by the City Council. lie (the Mayor) had not consented to the alteoration, as he saw no reason for departing from the original bargain. however, it was natitfactory to know the reduced rate for bulk supply which would be charged to Port Mol. bourno and Footscray would apply to the Williamlatown installation. It would mcean a caving of about £240 a year, Hle would like Cra McNeilago and Treganowan to be appointed a Bub coummitt...
MIDSHIPMAN WILLIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
MIDSIIPMAN WILIAN. In a cheeoorful lotter to his parents, Mir and Mrs A. Willian, Victoria street, Midshipman Engineer Harry Willian, of the Naval Expeditionary Forces, an apprenoutic at the Newport Workshops, gives an account of their first oncounter with the "enemy." After leaving Albury and being com fortably asolooeep in their borths, they wore rudely awakened by a tremon douu thud. A hasty examination soon revealed the cause. A bullock had strayed on to the railway line, and the engineo coming in close contact with it soon Iproved itself victorious by de. spatching the invading force,
DRANK FROM HOT TEAPOT. DEATH OF AN INFANT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
DRANKI FROM HOT TIAPOT. DICATII OF AN INFANT, Mu. T, Lonsdale, J,P., held a nmagis terial enquiry on Wednesday concern ing the death of Bertha May Symnington, aged 2 years, daughtcr of Mr Thomas Synmington, butcher, Nelson place, which occurred at the Hospital as a result of injuries received on Thursday, 20th inst. 'The evidence showed that the child, while its mother's attention was other wise engaged, began to drink tea fronm the spout of a tea pot. The child was inimediately taken to Dr. Maclean, who ordered its removal to the Hospital. Dr. Mollison certified that dcath was due to suffocation, which was caused by the throat becoming swollen by the hot tea. A verdict of accidental death was recorded.
HOSPITAL SHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
HOSPITAL SBIP. 'T'o the Editor of the "Advertiser." Sit,-K(indly allow ime through the uledium of your paper to exproes our hearty tihanka to all tloae in Willinai town who have roupondod a) gencroua ly to our appeal on behalf of the Hoa pital Ship, Wherever possible I have writteon acknowledging receipt of gifts; but somuo parcols nd lettero bore no addrooau of the condor, Donora may rent asured that the boeat possible use will be mado of their gifts, whether of mooey or of hind, I know it will cheer the hearts ot our sailors to know that the people have them in their thoughtu, and the comfort and ploea ureo that their giftu will bring to our nick and wounded will be ohanuced by the fa t that the loving hoarts and hands of the men, woumen and children of Williamatown have contributed to their need.-I remain, yours fatthfully, 0. HUDSON, Ohaplain HlA.N, Naval Depot, Williamatown,
AN UNWELCOME BUILDING. REMOVED FROM ST. JAMES' CATHEDRAL. AND RE-ERECTED IN YARRA STREET [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
AN UNWELCOME BUILDING. ----- --.' REMOVED FIROM biT. JAMES' OCATHEDRAL. AND RE-EREOTED IN YARRA STREET REsIDENws of Yarra street forwarded a vigorous protest to the Council on Tuesday evening against the ro-erection in Varra strect of a building removed from St. James' Old Cathedral, They described the structure as unsightly and dilapidated. The Surveyor said the building complied with the building regulations and the material was sound. Cr Byrne said it appeared to him to be unsuitable, The house was a small one. I-IcHe moved that the IHealthI Officer report, HeI-Ic considered the building condomed at Spotswood was no worse. The building conunittee should consider the matter, Cr Treganowan--The height is not up to the required standard. The Surveyor-The floor will be dropped. Cr Treganowan-A building should be erected in front of it. Such build ings could not be dumped in other suburbs, Or Chandler did not think a build ing should be inspected before its re moval, Cr Ileriot said t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
KEIG'S K ~E 10r ' R SELL IT FOR LESS Customers' Interests are always first consideration at Keig's. You may search the whole of the City from end to end and vou will not get better value than we give. You will be many pounds to the good by buying your Clothing here, In Every Department we sell it for less. C . T . K E IO & OO s FOO M T. W. A &Y 8 CO Drapers, Miercers, &c, 288 NELSON PLACE, WILLIASFSTOWN, Sell it for LESS9 booauso they soil for OCASLH. Bargains in :Drapery and Mercery. Hosiery at Special Prices. A FreeGift Ticket Given away with every 6d, worth. W. KEAYS & CO., 233 Nelson Place, Long Values, . Short Prices, CA LTO ALE [A OtAD.] UNDERTAKERI & EMBALMYIER. (Diploma from 1'roofasor Rivor) Thu Oldest, Most Economioal, and Corom EfTAnLISUBD 1856, ploto Firm in the DHitriot, , , T jxjuotro No. 25, M,U,I,,O.O.. 1,0,0.5', , A,N,A, A.O, . JOSE9I Ha STB TEA R, ............UNDERTAKER, Ourner Douglas Parad oud a tevaedoro Stroot, TiO No ., ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, Steampacket Hotel COLE STREET. R. J. OOOKE~S, Propprietor, Late of Christd urch ,New Zealand, Bogs to rannounoo that he has taken over this oldland well established commercial house and wishes to inti mata he intonds running it on firet-class lines. Only Bneat Brands of Wines and Spirita in Stockr. First-claes Billiard Room containing Two Alcoc'a Best Tables. Carlton on Tap, DINNER from 12 till 2 p.m. Superior Accommodation, Good Stabling. 'Phone 93 Williamstown, Within 1 Minnuto Boat, Train and Beach. SA MU L -1 Y 'S SIX E BT RES Re . a WAT RMA Paopletor, Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yaocht lub foteL,) iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/- in the / 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 Our Windows. Small profits and quick returns mean a saving to Purchasers. A. COLLINGRIDGI9 Auctioneer 'Phosne : ENT COLLE...
The Advertiser. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
SATvUItiY, AUGUST 29, 1014. The loection of Mayor will take placeo on Monday morning at ton o'clock, Councillor IIorlot is chairman of the Public Worko committeoo and has boon eight years a councillor. It is usual to give the position to the chairman of the Publio Works committee, although Coun oillor Byrno lost his turn through the re oleotion of Couneillor MoNoilage. Coun oillor Heorot has seeoon ight changes in the Council during the eight years ho has boon a member of it, the only connoillors who are now his soniors being Council lore Woods, Troganowan, MoNeilago and Liston, Mr. Lemmon, M,L,A., has recolved the following letter from the chairman of the Harbor Trust;-" Adverting to your tolophone message respecting the provi sion of spooll jackeots for uso in moving injured persona from the holds of vessels, I have to inform you that luntruotions have boon issued for the purchaseo of Lowmoor jackets, which will be installed at the wharves at Melbourne, Williams town, Port Melbour...
THE FLETT ALLIANCE. ENTENTE DISTURBED. MORE MAINTENANCE ORDERED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
THE FLETT ALLIANCEi. ENTENTE DISTURBED,. MORE MAINTENANOCE ORDERED, Mus Ruby Flett applied to Messrs Orr and Bunnett, Js,P,, on Tuesday for an increase in the sum of 21/- a week al lowed for the nmaintenance of her three children, aged 5, 7 and 9 11er husband, James Ford Flett, the defendant, was represented bIy Mr E. II. Hick. Mrs Flett based hier claim on the fact tlhat sle had been turned out of a hiouse belonging to Iher husband's father in which she Ihad been living rent free. She was now paying I2/6 a week for a house at Blackshaw's road, Spotswood, and had paid four weeks rent in advance. In annwcr to Mir flick Ace na ,ld she took pleasure in offering all the opposi tion she could to the proceedings to turn her out of the house she had lived in, Defendant said he had been board ing at Yarraville witlh his sister and paid her 1816 a week., Travelling cost him 1/6 a week and tobacco I/6 a week, making £a1/5/16 a week, whlen the 241/- he was paying already by order of the court ...
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 25th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
TOWN COUNCIL.. TUESDAY, Auousr 25th, PRESENT : Ora Listen, (Mayor), Neal, Gravell, Woods, Josephson, Heriot, Byrneo, Chandler, McNoilage and Dun can. Lurrens RECEIVED., Tweolve residents of Park street re quested that footpath be asphalted. Or Chandler moved that the work be undertaken, Or Troganowan seconded the motion which was agreed to. The Queen's Memorial Hospital submitted nominations for the com mitteo,-Cr Pearco, Foetacray, was chosen. Mr A. J, Hanson, clerk, applied for leave of absence until September slet. -Granted. Mr T. Starr offered to sort metal on his sewer contract at sirpoence per yd. The offer was accepted for apalla only. Cr Chandler suggested that the shattered material be dumped at once on the streeoots. A splendid job had been done in that way in Stevedore street, Two lamps were applied for by twelvo residents of Robb street. Or McNeilago said the request was a renasonable one, iHe moved that it be granted.-Agreed to. Messrs Shallard Brothers, Footecray, requ...
ODDFELLOWS' HOTEL. MEN FOUND ON PREMISES. TWO CHARGES AGAINST LICENSEE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
ODDFILLOWS' IIOTEL, MEN FIOUND ON PRIIEMISiE, TWO OARtGES :AGAINOT LIOENEI3E, JMrEs Durry did not appear before Mr G. Road Murphy on Thursday afternoon to answer a chargo of being on the liconsed promises of the Odd fellows' Hotel, John street, on Sun day, August Oth, whoen the prt miaes were not open to the public for the sale of liquor. In his absence he was fined 30/-, Georgo Droson admitted the charge and was lined 20/-. Roy McEwan was also fined 20/-, Constablo Glooeson said he saw Duffy in the yard and the other de fondants running. One of them was trying to got into a fowl house. Christina Hoban, who has booeen licoensee for six or eight wooeeks, was charged with allowing a trafic in liquor to toake place and also with having the bar door open, Sub-inspector Kennealy pirosecuted andl Mr Braynhay appeared for the de fondant and pleaded not guilty. Souenior-constablo Georgo 3Banks gave ovidence that he was on Sunday trad ing duty with Constable Glesooon and they watched the hot...
METHODIST KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
I/TIODIST1 KINDEI(ilARlTN SOIGOUL THut memorial itooue of the now Ioudor garton uahool, hlothodiut Ohuroh Eloctra stroot, are to be laid to-day, The event will be oee of groat importanco to the School and Ohuroh, Anu taddrous will be givon by Itov. Ilorton William, CJonulor onoo n oerotary of the Sauday bnhool do Ipartelnlt, The function coomenunao at 8 o'olock, and a to meooting and concert in the Tomporaoce Uall aftor the coromony,