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ST. MARY'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
ST, MARLI\Y'S CHURCHB Ar St. Mary's Church on Sunday cvenu ing last, oeference was mado to the death of the Pope. Rev. Father Brazil, Parish priest, stated tIhat Pope Pins X was the only Pope he had seen or oxpccted to see, He saw His Holiness on thr.e or four occasions, with the Austrian, Bavarian and Belgian pilgrimages in go1909 ; at the beatification cf Joan of Arc, when he had a special seat close to the Sanc tuary, owing to the courtesy of Mon signor O'Riordan, President of the Irish College at Rome ; and again he saw the Pope in private audioence, The attendance of the Joan of Are cere monies was 6.,ooo, of whom over 40,000ooo were French, and yet St.Peter's was not full. At the interview, the Pope was at a writing desk as he entered-and as His Holiness could not speak English and he could not speak Italian, the inter view was conducted in Latin, The Pope, who was a humble man, had dispensed wilth most of thIe ceremony which used to be observed and said Sedos " (be seated) wh...
ELECTRA ST. METHODIST FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
J1L OTRA DI', MIRTIIOIFlT FUND, Young ladnio aoncort, por Mra Mason, 96/61- ; Gina l i\allnlworlihy (LIOIIP)) n1/1/-; Mira Iraaor-RoiburoiI, 91 MrEi 8. Q, larouworthy, 611; Rto, FP, Mason, 10/0: GMro Autun, ira Ooo (uoar.), Mra F'ord (aoor.), Mru Raunay, Mra Ivo, 7/- oaoh Aira Syiore, 4/- ; Mire Sinirona, 4/-; T. and wP, Wobatoc. 7/-; AiLC A. Ford, 2/6 Mrcr 1daunil, /26; lira Aiulcot, 2/- ; Mimi Suinlth, 2/-. Total, 1212/0/, Rod Croan Fuod-h ira Fr ieor-ltoxb I gh, 11, Mira A.C, 0 . Ranuay, hiun, naorotary.
WILLIAMSTOWN WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN WAR IFUND, Theo work for the Contingonut n1d ild Crosa movemenot, which has beeoon in progrous her for two weeooko, ahowu a uplondid return up to date. Theo hon. secreotary has received over 1,500 garnents, which have ben classified and will be doupatched to the Towi IIn all and Federal Government louse on Wednoeday. The cutting out of most of these has boon done at the Council Chamber by Meadanmo .(Cig, Ucott, Hipgravo, Glow, Doroy, loangloy, McNeilage antd several ladione at ipotewood. 'Tlhe publio are invitud to the Uouu. cil Chamber to-day from 3 to 5 o'clock so that they may have an opportunity of moeing how this work has progressed before it is osent away. The reaponse to the appeal for money has boon most gonerous, and later on a mooeeting will be called in order to dotormine how this Rod Cross work can be further continued as long as it is noeeded by our wounded soldiors. The following money and donations have beeoon received : PATRIOTIO FUND. Amount previously ...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. LEONARD NELSON TO-NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
WILLIAMSTfOWN T' ATIAUR1 ---- -5-- LEONARD EIILr OJN TO-NIGHT AN exceptionally, fine varied pro grannmme was given at the Theatre dur ing the week, A clever entertainer, Joe Hurley, received a tremendous reception for his line imitations. I)ulcic Hall and Harry Ives also pleased. The principal picture of- the week was IHearts Adrift, a four reel subject with the popular actress, Mary Pickford in the leading role. For to-night's prograimme tihe great Australian singing comedian, Leonard Nelson, will malke his first appearance and in addition to his original special tioshe will sing his world famous song, Mr Booze, He will also explain a novel competition for local aspirants for the variety stage. Another great attraction for to-night will be the sing ing and talking pictures, introducing Billie Williams in his latest London song success. The pictures to-night include a two reel Keystone comedy, Th'l'le Alarmn, and numerous other subjects. For Monday's change, a great four reel thrill...
PEANUTS AT PICTURE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
PEANUTS AT PICTURE SHOW. ELLIo'rr Sutton, a young man, appear ed before Messrs Bolton and Lonadalo yesterday charged with offensive be havior at the Empress Pavilion on August 16th, Constable Black was on duty in the hall and saw the defendant throw four peanuts in succession at some person in the audience, He then put him out of the building and took his name., Complaints about this practice had been made by patrons of the theatre. A fine of 2/6 was imposed.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. FOUR NEW MEN ELECTED. RECORD POLL IN CENTRE WARD. MR. JOHN DENNIS RETURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
MULICUIPAL ELEtIOINS. FOUR NEW MIIEN ELEOTED. REOCORD POLL IN CENI'IRE WARD, MA, JOHN DENNIO RETURNElD. Two retiring councillors, Moessrs Dun can and Woodsh, woro defeated on Thursday; two, Messrs Chandlor and Bolton, did not sook roeelection. The reult is that four now councillors have beeon chosen. Not one of thoemn got his seat without a fight. The Contre ward was the scono of the keeneat con tooests that lhaso over been waged in it Mr John Donnis, tho Progroessive can didato, had the services of a string of taxis, motors and horso-drawn vehicles and an onergetic and well-organiseod conmmuittoee, ihis commnittoee estimated that 600 votes would b1 polled and that something over 300 would win, Mr Hick secured 349 and was 50 boehind the votes accorded to Mr Dennis. In the South Ward, Mr Poter Rodger had a well ordered con mitteo at work; Councillor Woods re lied on his own exertions and was boaton by 65 votes; but hie will be in the fieold again for the vacancy ponding by the resign...
THE BOWLING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
THE BOWLING GLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. Tuis annual meeting of the Bowling Club was held at the Pavilion last Saturday even ing, The Precsidcent (Mr James Hall) occu pied the chair, and there was a large at. tendance of members, The President addressed the members on the position of the Empire at thle present time, and expressed the hope of all British ers that our arms and those of the Entente would be crowned with success in the struggle for liberty and freedoum, The National Anthem was sung, and the club unanimously voted fol/o/- to the Patriotic Fund, The balance-sheet was the best ever pro duced by the club and justified the erection of the club's new pavilion, which had proved a great comfort and pleasure to the members, Thie President was presented by the out going committee, as a token of esteem and appreciation of his work in relation to the new pavilion, with a photograph of the committee, and it was resolved that Mr Hall be presented with an autograph album, con taining a suita...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
FED Sl I .I~I~B WILLIAMSTOWN TO PORT MELBOURNE. WINTER TINME TABLE. -Weather and other circumstances permitting. On and after April 14th, the Service will be run as follows : From Gem Pier Willianmstown- e Week days.- .a.--0,35 5.35, 0.35, 10,85, 11,85, 12:85 x,-1.85, 2.85, 3,3, 3 5, 5,.10, 5.50. Baturdays as usual till 10.35, thou 11.25, 12.10, 12.50, 1.35. Thence hourly till 5 35. Sundays,.-Hourly from 1;:5 pm. till 5 35, p,m, From Port Melbourno Week days.-A..----7.0, 0.0, 10.0 11,0, 12.0. r,M.-l1.0, 2.0, 3,0, 4.0, then 4,45, 5.30, 6.12, Saturdays,-11.0, 11.45, 12.30, 1,15, and 2, thence hourly till 6, Sundays.--1lourly from 2 p.m, to 6 pnm. FARES-Williamstown to Port Melbourne, 3d. single; 6d. return Children lHalfprice. Weekly Tickets, 1/6; Monthly Tickets, 6/. MELBOURNIE FERRIES Pty, Ltd, Collins House, Melbourne. Coal 0a Newcastle Coal1 Beat HOUISEHOLD . Best ENGINE ..4 ...A Lowest Ourrent Bates Best BLA.OK MITH' T S Delivered Williamstown, Newport and district Branch Office....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
Death. McILWRAITH.—On the 22nd August, &nbsp; at 77 Thompson street, Williamstown, Annie Mary McIlwraith (nee McKin- non), the dearly beloved wife of Walter McIlwraith, aged 36 years &nbsp; and 6 months. Passed peacefully away. Bereavement. SYMINGTON.—Mr and Mrs Symington wish to return sincere thanks to their many kind friends for expressions of &nbsp; sympathy, letters, cards and floral &nbsp; tributes; also to the Rev. Mr Murray and Mr Ross for kindness in their re- cent sad and sudden bereavement. &nbsp; &nbsp; In Memoriam. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; LYONS.—In sad and loving memory of Michael Lyons, late of Thompson st., who died August 27th, 1913. Requiescat in pace. &nbsp;
EMPRESS PAVILION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
EMPRESS PAVILION. MR. W. J. Dark, who has resumed active management of the Empress Pavilion, has put on some good shows during the week, one of the funny items being that of a heavy weight who learnt hypnotism and by its means disposed of all the famous boxing champions by first mesmerising them and then knock- ing them out with a tap. The Vampire Woman, in four reels, told an elaborate story of intrigue in which the ad- venturess was eventually brought to grief. The accompaniments of Mr W. Naunton, pianist, were full of variety, animation and power.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
Evoiybidy's Praising it I--What? OW1CN, eON & GO',' HARDWOOD. Bdllecticrl Iillrcecs, TOWN O1 WILLIAMSTOWN. Annual Elootion-OENTRE WARD, I hereby give notice that at a Poll of the Ratopayora hold before 'no this 27th111 day of August, 1914, for the oleotion of Daone Councllor for the above Ward the following votes were recorded, vir: DENNIS, JOHN ANTHONY 300 votes. HIOK, HENRY ,, ,. 340 ,, Majnrlty for J. A. Donuia ... 50 I therefore doolaro the said JOHN ANTHONY DENNIS duly elootod a Dounoillor for the Contro Ward of the Town of Williamutown, J. J, LISTON, Mayor, Returning Offiooer for the Contre Ward. Counoll Chambers, Williamatown. 27th August, 1014, TOWN OF WILLIAMSTOWN. Annual Elootion-NORTH WARD, I heroby give notice that at a Poll of he Ratopayers hold before me this 27th lay of August. 1014, for the election of )no ouuonllor for the above Ward the !ollowing votes wore recorded, vi,. HIAMPSBIRE, ENOCH ... 485 votes SINOLAIR, JOHN ... 250 ,, Ifajority for Roach Hampshir...
NEWPORT CHRIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 29 August 1914
NEIWPORT CIRIS'I' CHURCIH. -- ---a-- THE 29th anniversary was colcbrated on August 16th, when the Rev, J. Good, St. Judo's, Carlton, preached morning and evening to splendid congregations, the vicar, Rev, G. W, Ratten exchanging parishes, Mr Good over 30 years ago officiated as lay reader in the old stone school building before the cause was established, The choir rendered special anthems for the occasion and acquitted themselves credit ably, On Tuesday the anniversary social also proved a great success at the Parish Hall, wvhen the parishioners were all invited. The Rev. R, J. HIayman occupied the chair as representative of the diocese in the unavoid able absence of the Archbishop, and gave an excellent address on Loyalty to Empire, to Church, to vicar. The proceedings opened with the doxology. hour presenta tions were made-(i) to Mr Hodges, choir master, by Mr W. 3Bell, pair of slaving mirrors and sugar scuttle in silver; (3) to Mrs Steinhauser, energetic church worker for 23 year...
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. THE EMPIRE'S CALL. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. WrN do not niecCoem rily idontify our.clvcs with thi ojinioils exprrcsd Lby our OOrre oi')lldolto. TI1HE MPIRB'S OCALL, To the Editor of tie "Advertiser." Sim,-Compatible with its unswerv ing pIinciples of loyalty to our Empire, and as a tangible means of showing its enthusiasim and interost in all its nmembers who have now, or may later, respond to the the Empire's Call, the loyal Ramsay Lodge, P.A F.S,, has uiainimously decided to keep all brethren so enlisting financial on the hooks during the time they are away on active sorvice, And if, at a later period, any further Lffort it, necessary, it will be gladly given, But we all I am sure, wish our troops God speed, successful mission and safe return, J. E. PARKES, Asst Sec., Loyal Ramsay Lodge.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
CAUGHT BY CRANE. Ar the Newport Workshops on Monday a cranedriver, named Thomas Hay wood, 30 years of age, was caught by a tcrne and crushed against a pillar while crossing the line to fetch some oil, The St, John Ambulance removed Ilaywood to the Melbourne IIcspital, whero Dr. Lister admitted him with a (ractured leg. He is a mairied man, residing at Gwynne street, Richmond. _ROYAL AUTIItALIAN NAVAL ~RESI EtVE, The Drillriom at tPaso ttroet will ho Opeoul for Drill, cominrnoaiig on Monday, 7th int, Cadote are to attend on tlheir prolper nigrhts., Thin doea niot apply to Adults who havo bhoen up for oontinuous torvioo. J.-i. ItrririArnitaort, Captain, J)N.O., Victoria. AU(ITIONB. BATURlDAY, SEPTEiMBiER 10th. At i o'olock. On the lProlmise. 70 MELBIOURNE RID), Williameltown., flpIREVOR JONES & CO., Auotionoor, JL inder instreetioil frhom Mr T. Orooklord. will aoll c abhove D.1 .W.II, Cottrago, 4 Olllt and all eonllvonillnces, Land 93 x 80. This proporly is oentral and shorld ...
ELECTRIC LIGHT SCHEME. AGREEMENT REACHED YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
ELEGTBIC LICHT SCHEME. AQREEIMENT ItIACHIED YIE?TERDAY. YhSTI)nuAY Counoilloro Liston and MoNoillago interviewed the Elctrlo Iiighting Caoumitteo of the City Counocil end diu t??d the te orms under which rinr I:mi li'ght; ann power would be i~plicrd for a local instaIlation. The Conunittoo wai urged to bring the our ront to tho Williamatown boundaryg, as originally proposed, but declined to ad here to that part of t th rthat arrangoemont. The r?naon it gave was that tho cost of rqullpmient would only bo £50 a year atddition 'i and thlit tho reduced aharges the C,.tmoitto a woro mnakiong under the roviund acalo would navo the Counoil C10( a year, It was also stated tho lPort Molbournoo cablo servico would not he utiliLed for Willliamutown, but that a -cuarato cable would be provided, The mattler will be reported to the (ouncil on Tacesday ovoning,
FIRST MOTOR CYCLE RIDE. BREAKS THE REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
PFIRST MOTOIR CYCLE IIRIDI, BREALCK TIRE RGEULATIONS. ERNiST HAYwo01) ollught ;t Imotor cycle in July, and on August ist felt so confident that he had miastered tihe intricacies of its mechanism that he set forth, Melbourne road was selected for a spin. Starting from thIe Newport gates, he got down soime distance to wards the North State School, when somnething went wrng tei did not know exactly the cause, but broke his journey and got offl to mrake an oex amination, As he was doing so, Constable Tat chell came along and saw thle nrrimber of the machine, 5S6, was written in chalk, 'I'That was offence number one. Then he asked for Iproof that the machine had been registered and on looking at thie receipt found that it covered a period which expiredl in May last, That was offenc number two. And in view of these unlooked (or im podiments, Mr HeIIcywood discontinued his joy ride. Hie told Messrs P'earson and Stone yesterday at the Court ot Petty Ses sions that he had purchased the ma ch...
NORTH STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
NORTHII STATI SOIOOL, The Committee, teachers and pupils of the North State School have done effective work on behalf of the Patri otic Fund. Mliss Forbes and Miss Morrison, on behalf of the school, arranged for the making up of a large quantity of mate rial into nightingales and other neces sary articles for troops, and a substantial sum has been forwarded to the Educa tioual department as the school's first contribution. The teachers decided to make i regular contribution as under :- Mr Chessell, head-teacher, -i/i/-; Mr Wilson, 6/-; Mr Lockyer, 5/. ; Mr Bass, MIiss Forbes, Miss Keane, *t/ each; Miss Smith, Miss Swan, Miss Reab, Miss Hockey, Miss Irwin, 2/6 each, and the junior teachers I/- each, maklting a total of £3/3/6 per month from the staff, In addition, £.6/3/3 was contributed by pupils, making a grand total of £¢9/6/9. The ladios of the committee for Wattle Day received a hearty welcome and were handsomely supported on Wedncsday last. Egg Day for local Hospital will be in...
LOCAL POULTRY RUN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
LOCAL POULTRY RUN, MR. F. C. Bovie, of Cocil street, took up poultry breeding a couple of years sgo with a small atock of four or Live birds. From theso he hvas bred 280 and they find accommodatiou on a block of ground 50 feet by 173 feet at the roar of his residence. The method of housing thornm is called the Shodding system and originated in Amorica, Mr Brevis has just constructed an underground room with space for four incubators andi a capacity for 2000 chickens, The portion abovo the surface is onclosed and has brooderu installed with varying degrooees of temperatureo, Tlheo chickenu are shifted to fresh quarters about once a weook, the temperaturo being gradually re duced. His stock is made up of Leg hornu, Wyandottesuand Orpiiltn;on and the Walah andi Pope strainu, which have won the principal ogg.laying com poetitions, are well represeonted. The output of eggs is over 200 a month,
SPOTSWOOD EFFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
SPOT8WOOD EFPORT. At a meeting held on Saturday even. ing, 22nd Auguat, it was decided that Spotswood residents be asked to assist in raising funds for the Patriotic Fund, initiated by the Lord Mayor, for the sustenance of the wives and children and parents of those who volunteer for active service in the war. A committee was appointed to carry out a series of Patriotic concerts, the first of which will be held on Saturday, I2th September, in the FG. Hall, Spotswood, In order thatn Spotswood may get tho credit of the total amount raised locally, it was decided to ask the firms and others who intend contributing to the above fund to hand same to either the secretary or treasurer of our com mittee, All donations will be acknowledged in "Age," " Argus" and local papers and hIanded to the Mayor of Williams town as Spotawood's gift, to be for warded on to the Lord Mayor of Melbourne. -- Yours fsithfully, J. WV, Reid, hon. sec.; W, Watson, hon treas, In connection with the above, the secr...