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ALTONA CAMP THEFT. A YOUNG CAMPER FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
ALTONA CAMP TIEFLT. A YOUNG OAMPERt FINICD. GEORtGE Dibbin, aged Ii', yesteaday alppeared before Mesurs Pearson and Stone, J3 P,. charged with otealilng a gun metal watch and silvor AuLonetto camera and 1/10 in money, the pro. perty of Leo William Sorcio, at Ahona bay on December 25th oSergeannt Ourtin said Sorcio, who was a lad, went to the Beach with the intention of staying with his relatives during Baturday and Sunday, but coul , not find them and met the deflendant and a lad named John Newton and a stayed with them during S.turday night. On Sunday morning Newton and defendant went in for a owim and left Sercio in chargeo, But wh n ho came out the camp waas not thelre and he found his clothes thrown about and ' their contents gone. D)urig New Year, he visited Altouna again and the result was that he found Newton and Dibbin there and took [,roceeliugs against them. Nowfoun all)peared nnd was dealt with; but defendant, who a has been working at a boot factory at Richmond, disappea...
To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
To the Editor of the "Advertiser," Si,--In order that a sum worthy of Willianmatown bo raised towards tho abovo land, I would suggest that the Mayor eall a publio mooting to considor the queatlon of making a spaeoiil rto oni all proporty lan tho munioipality. A rato of id would bring in a good sum, and I think it tho only way of getting some folk to rocogoiso their obligations to the Ilitish flag, Our country calla for our support I-lot us show our patriotism by qiving floancial aid in the present crils. Undoubtodly the present war reprosonts I atraightout, oloeanout issue betweon umaunlty and oivilisation on the one ,and, and a ubtle and hidoous brutality an the othor. If somothiug bo done along bhe lineuo suggestod, a largo sum will bhe raisod. That's somothing to bo worked tor, and something that Williametovwn Jan look back on with pride and the mowledgo that they havo helped whoe iol was needed for the Empire's oanuo, -Yours, J, W, REED, .potswood,
WATTLE DAY. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
WATTLE DAY, A GREAT SUcOOIcs. OveR 200 ladies took part in celobrit ing tholoca.l Wattle Day. Many not ac tively engaged invited til Sy vendl!orsl to partake of refreshml t?trr throlrlrtrl the day at their homes, and thie New port Workshops management supplied nearly 40 girls with lunch. The prize donated by MIrs Under. wood for the lady controlling the stc tion wherein the highest anrount was raised was won by Mrs Bremuner, whose seotion ropreseontod £27/2/1; that do nated by Mrs MeNoihgo for the lady who collected the highie:rt nrnirint in her box wasn won by Mios Bobs Utdor wood, whoso box contained £7/12/7k, Altogether the handsuome asn of £200 was realised. The expense controillig this hrugo movement were almost nil, if we (ex clude the cost of collecting boxes, which were no made that thlrey can be used every year. The money collected in each section and the name of the lady controlling it are hero appended: Mra Bromnor .. £27 2 1 MrsI Undoerwood and Missi Grifllth s...... .. ...
WILLIAMSTOWN WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
WILIAhMGTOWN WAR 3UND. This week saw the completion of the first instalments of garments made for the Contingent and Red Cross by the women of Williamstown, a splendid number being piled up in dozens on the tables and benches in the Council Chambers, On Monday 100ooo gar ments were sent away in packing cases to the Town Ilall, and another 0ooo to the Federal Government House for the wounded at the front. 13ut we must still go on, and with that object in view we must use all our endeavors to enable us to get funds by the arrang. ing of concerts and entertainmoeats, and we feel sure the ever generous puplic of WVilliamstown will do their very best to help us, Work is still continuing at thle vari. ous centres and all are invited to join Is. The next general nueeting will be hIeld on ]Friday next at 3 o'clock in the Council Chambers, The donations this week are fro: a Mrs D. I)oughlton and Miss Easton- 6 suits flannel pyjamas, 6 cholera belts, 6 flannel shirts and 6 nightingales for th...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
NOTES _F TIE WEEK., -To-day. -Federal oleotions, Fc-T'ho ono and only Will Whithurn at Theatre '.-ight. -Tho Sta'o sb?"hnt's r· hel ?r us(d to.day far poill g b oth.s, whotrovr jus slblo, -Annual meoting of Wattle Club takes place at" Allon " on Monday, 7th inest,' at 8 p.m -Tomorrow's North Proasbytorian Au nlvorsary Ohurch services are adver tiscd to-day. -Councillor Joosephson left the town on Wednesday Inst, He is at proaoent residing at Kow, -Aceording to the Euoyolop?3aIa Britannica, Paris possesses the boot fortifications in the world. -Meeting of the Wattle Day commit too at the Couuoil Ohambers on Monday evening to olose accounts, -Drill commouces at Pasco street drillroom Monday next, Cadets must attend on their proper nights, -J. V. Greeoon and Company yesterday obtalnod an order for £5/Il/t0, with £1/8/16 costs, against George Evaus, -Voto for Barker?, Barnes, Blakeoy, Findloy, McKisosook and Russell the Labor oandidates for the oSenate. -One penny per ridol Whoro? At Mr...
RED CROSS FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
RED OROSS 1FUND. Alroady aabsoibod, £25/17/1. Mir FJ. A, Addy .,,. 8 0 Mr R, J., Kog ... 1 0 Miitu O'Noill 1 0 Mrs Robinu .,.. 0 5 0 OIOTHING FUND. Already luubaorlboad, £110/18/0. Dounationa-Elder Broa, ... £[ 12 6 MrT. l. EIldor 1 0 0 Miss Ida Eldor 2 12 6 Listu-MNrs Conroy ...... £0 i 6 Mrs Soot?t & EKoig... 2 18 0 Mrs lromnor ,,,... 8 15 6 Mios Doig ...,. 2 8 0 Mrs Loftus . *.. 0 10 0 Mles Moloney ,,, 4 0 0 MIrsMabbitt ..... 8 0 0 Mru Brobnor ..,, .,, I 10 0 Mir Worthinugton,,. 2 7 0 MiN Dow ...,.. 2 1 0 Mhr Rattoy ...... 0 14 6 Tioketu-Mr lraer ,.. ... 1 16 0 Mrs Patoreon ... 0 6 0 Master Jonas ,.. 1 7 0 Blryan Thomiott 116 0 Mrs Nowlands ,., 0 5 0 PATRIOTIC IfUND,- Proviously ao knowlodged, £171/11i/7, Mrs Grant,h Mrs Gannlion, 5/- onollh; Mr A. Bromnuor, MiNs ullton, Mr Gladatonou, £1/I/- eaoh ;T. W. SpoLcer, £5/S/.; tambourino coll0oo t1on, £4/,f/-; Mrs D, I, Gority, Mr 1; Donnls, 10/6 eaoh. TotalI, £0165/18/.,
CAUGHT IN MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
CAUGHT IN MAICilINIBRY, AI.vREo) Dale, aged t9 yar.s, signal employee, of No, r Sali~slu'ry grove' (Glcn(errie, was brought to the WVil liamiutown IHospital on Monday, suffer ing from severe injuries, He was cn. gaged at timh signals manufactory of the Newlport WorklsopJ, and was caughb in the nimachinery, with the result that, in addition to a fracture of the left collarbone and riBht arm, his shoulder wau badly injured,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Sept. 4th. Sept. 4th. Latest English and French Novelties. Special Displays Every Day. SPRING SHO£. t Drapors, Melorcers, &o, 283 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAISTOWN, Sell it for LESS booauno they coll for OASH, Hosiery at Special Prices. A FreeGift Ticket Given away with every 6d, worth. W. KEAYS & CO., 283 Nelson Place. Long Values. --.. Short Prices. . [A OAD.] THOMAS T@SDIALE, UNDERTAKERII & EMBALMER. (Diploma from Profoesor IiIvora) T'hu Oldeat, AMost Eoonomioal, and Coim -aDtneanmD 1856, ploto Firm In the Dll triot, . . 'tuPuIOiinU No. 25, M.UJ.I.O,, LO.O.P, A.N.Ao A.O.P. ..............UNDEtTAKIlR. Corner Douglas Parade and Stevedoro Stroet, Williamstovwn. „ .* ...... ?TLEnPHONE No. 23 (Wlliamxoawn Exohaon,. Long Vnlucs, -------- 8)lorl I'ricc . ; I'IOIFESSIONAL, 1JENDERSON & j AL L. BOLICITOIRS, OONVIEYANOERS & PROOTOIRS, Normanby Ohambora, 480 LITTLE COLLINS STIRE1T. Williamatown Oflioo- "Keolvin," OSBORNE STREET. Hoars at Williamstown Until fu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
A. COLLINGRIDGE, Auctioneer 'Ph?iie . INT COLLI3CTING t. ontral 4o en[ Business, • ,,? .",',,\\111////I o,,. ?,?,o? Auotioineoor esal E~saato At eti s Amd Gene7~rafl ~~~FAgent 229 anu 28I C61i5fs Streat and at Newport. SEE NAi$'PORT.I I - The Birinlgbam of Aiutralla. Whoi Ba7Log or Sallig-lSIEE US Wa'L Do Tau RUT." SA U EL SPR Y'S SHOE STORES0 R. J. WAT hidRMAN, Propietor. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yaoht Olub Hotel.) 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 mieans to you, Don't go Elsewhere. Come and Inspect Our Windowsr., Small profits and quick roturns mean a saving to Purchasers. The O~&dit Drape awnd C!t@h or Small Deposit and 1/- IWeeky Office: 108 Barkly-st,, Footsicray A Card will bring our Representative If you wish to have entire satisfaction in your MEAT SSUPPLY, place your Orders with .... T.K. Bennet & W...
THE WAR. PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
T IE WAR. PATRIOTIO flUND. The first instaluent of garments and articles from the \Villiamstown WVar Fund, inaugurated by the Mayoress, have been forwarded to Federal I-ouse tor the Red Cross Fund. They num ber 100ooo and include hospital shirts, pneumonia jackets, cholera belts, night ingales, washers and pyjamas. The garments and articles for the Lady Mayoress's Patriotic Fund from the Williamstown War Fund, inaugur ated by tho Mayoress, number 100ooo and include shirts, cholera belts hand kterchicfs, socks, scarves, bags and sewing tidies,
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Til: Fodoral olootiona will take place to-day. Throro ia no contot for Mel bourne Ports, Mr Mathows having ob tained a walkover; but olootora of Mol bourn6 Portj aro outitled to voto for the Honato, Tho Liberal six are Mos ra Jamoe Humo Cook, William Haulam Edgar, Samuol Manger. Jaumos MoColl and William Arthur Tronwith. The Labor aix are Moasre Stophon Barker, Albert Edward Blakey, Edward Ifindloy, J. Barnes and Edward John Ruusoll, rotiring Saoutoir, and Mr. Andrew N, MoKia?ook, This iu the Labor uomina tion-Meosac Barker, Blakoy, Barnes, Rusuoll, Findloy and McKiosook, and if Labor polls its full etrongth they should got a lead of 20,000 in Melbourna Porte, for that was the majority by which Mr Mathows weva returned by the Labor party at last olootion, A norvioo of r. upooially intereoting oharaotor will be hold in the Elootra stroot Methodiot Churoh to-morrow ovounug, Tho day is to be colobrated as '"Young Woumou'lt unday," and thoro will be a parado sorvico at 7 o'olook, Young ...
OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR. THE IMMIGRANT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
OFFENSIVE BEllAVIOR, TUllC IM?t~tIRANr QUlldTION. Ri[.s.sI > .\l, ?erfson was yestor' day week charged at the Court of Petty Sessions with offlensive behavior in Ilall street. IMlr F'. Woods appeared for the defendant. Ernest Rider, River street, gave evidence that on August iS?th the de fendant attacked a young man named IHolroyd with a picket. Joseph l[olroyd, Davis street, New port, said hie was struck on thlie back of the neck with a picket by a ,nan whom he could not identify. Constable Alfred George Tatchell gave evidence that at s?lout half past eleven on Saturday night, s5th inst, he heard a dlisturlance at the inter section ,f 1l[all satect and Melhourne road, lie s w Manderson with the picklt in hii hacd, lie dropped it andt ranm Witness f,llhwed him, Ilolr syd was not lquite seer. In cros-exsalmina.tion it was elicited that an argumnenton the imnmigrant ques tion had occurred during the railway journ y from Mehlbournec and the as assault was the outcome. A fine of 2a w...
KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL. FOR METHODIST CHURCH. MEMORIAL STONE CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
I(INDERGCARTEN SIOOL, -0--9- IFOR METIlODIST OCUrROlI. MEMIORTAL STONE OELEBR?ATION . Feics, weoro flung across Electra troeet, connecting the partly built Miethodist Kindergarten School with the Taempoerance lHall, on Saturday afteornoon when the ceremony of lay ing the memorial stone took place in the presence of a crowd of onlookers. Rv., Francia Mason said the for ward movement that had hen initi ated hal a wide battle front. The rit, was a reduction of the church slsht The miRssion was in three years re:lievd of £1500 of interet boearing debt, when credit wan taken for £50 that would come to hand from other sou:cen, (Applauso). That tank had bnon a proliminary to other work, At the outent hle s.aid to his trusteeOOs, who were grand, loyal mon, most of them, SCot rid of your burden to enable us to take on other work." Mr Wood fil, on hohalf of the mission movo mnnt, would come down later on, Looking to "the future in the dis tance and the good that we can do," hie had novar met ...
FOOTBALLERS ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
FOOTBALLiRS INTERTAINED, ON Wednesday evening the Ladies' Committee of the \Villiamstowu Foot ball Club entertained tile conmmitteo and players and friends at a Cinderella social and euchre tournameont in the Esplanade Hall, The ladies have gained a splendid reputation for the elaborate manner in which they have carried out the many functions they were connected with during the season, This week's effort was no exception to the rule, and the ladies worked untiringly to make the evening an enjoyable one, both individually and collectively. The euchre tournament for non-dancers was very popular and after a keen contest the respective prizes were won by Mrs Palmer for the ladies and Mr N, Bus. bridge for the gentlemen. During the evening, Mr Morrison, on hbehalf of Messrs WV. Keays and Co., presented the trophies won during tile season by a popular vote of townspeople con ducted at Mr Keays' store. The first prize, a gold albert, was won by "Bobbie" Gibbs; Alley secured a medal as seco...
FIGHT AT CLOSE QUARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
FIGHT AT CLOSL QUARTIRS. HEISIxN Nelson and John Samberg, two compatriots, were unable to settle some matter in dispute between them on Monday afternoon and when Constablo 3impson arrived, shortly be fore five o'clock, at Nelson's house in Nelson street, he found that Nolson was getting the worse of the argument as Samberg had him down and was kooeeping him there, With one hand Samberg hold Nelson's throat and with the other he punched him in the face, Nelson's face was cut andi he was bleeding from the ears when the constable liberated him, At the Police Court next morning Nolaou was either unable or unwilling to say much against hisi antagonist, He appeared anxious to got him off and almost succeeded as Samberg was only fined 10/
REDEMPTORIST MISSION. CROWDED CONGREGATIONS. SERMON ON CONFESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
NEDEMPTORIST MISSIONL OROWDED CONGREGATIONS. EIERMON ON OONII?-l8ION, ?ST. MAnY's Cnustcu has been crowded during the woeek at the Redeinptoiist Mission which oponed on Suuday last, a umilion on the previous woeek having boun conducted at Noewport, The missioners are thle Rov. Fathers Cunson and Murray, C.S,.,B,, and they re breing assisted by the parish priest, Rev. Father Brazil and the Rev. Father Finan, On Sunday evening Patlher Brazil welcomed tile missionern, and was specially pleased to reintridut'l his old friend, Father Cusnon, who had beiu identified, two years ago, wvith one of the most successful missionil ever hold in the parish., Fathor Cusson preached morning and evening on tunday last. HIii morning discourse was banod on tlhe " Resurrection of Lazarun from the Dead." He describod the witnestlo to the miracle, They included Disciples of OChrinst, Martha and Mary, and three other classes, including those who considered that Christ's miracles wore trickery or the work o...
LODGE MEETING. I.O.G.T., BEACON LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
LODGI MWEETING. I,O.G,T,, BEACON LOI)DGE. Tiue Williamstown Beacon Lodge held its usual niceting last week, four mem bers being initiated, A discussion on the much debated subject "Should Bachelors be Taxed" was keonly in dulged in. The married memlbers entertained the lodge and a good pro gramme of songs, recitations and games was carried out, during which refresh ments were provided,
TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
TOWN TOPICS, IT i:s a long time since the (Council re election. The usual practice has been to re-elect the retiring councillor and to thank him for his condescension, As to whether the change will bring about the exact effect required by some of those who were eager fur change is not so clear, Professor Jevons says the first duty of the economnist is to find out thie causes of things, just as it is the first duty of the physician to diag nose the disease and, if possible, trace it to its source. The Newport Progress Association made tlhe first onslaught on the retiring councillors, and it selected the Town Hall loan as the issue and won hand somely, The residents of Newporthad been paying rates for 20ao and 30 years and sighed after the metalled roads, as phalt footpaths and pitched channels to be found in the lower end of the town. They not only wanted all new work to be paid for out of revenue5 but they were loud in their complaints about the neglected condition of the works alre...
ELECTION OF MAYOR. COUNCILLOR HERIOT CHOSEN. ALLOWANCE OF £100 A YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
ELECTION_ O: IVlAYOR. COUNOILLOIt IIkIIOT OIIOSICN, ALLOWANOE OF £100 A YEAR. T'iEnRE win a full mcting of the Council at ten o'clock on Monday morning to olect a Mayor for the on uing yoear, Councillors A. W. Hurst, J. A, Donnis, P., Todger, and E. lampshiro weoro uworn in as now councillora. Councillor McNeilago was voted to the chair. Cr Troganowan moved that the allowance be £100, the sameo as last yearo-Tho motion was agreed to, Cr Neal moved that Cr Heriot, the aoenior member of the North ward, be olected Mayor, Ieo had done his duty fairly ano a r preeontative of the North warld, Cr Hiampehiro seconded the motion, He had known him a long time and had met with many kiudnecssos from him in another capacity and believed that a man who ruled lhis household well would rule well in the Mayoral chair, Or Liaton unpported the nomination and hoped it would be agreeood to unani mouealy, The motion was thenou put and con voyed by the chairman to the newly olected Mayor who put on the Ma...
SWASTIKA PATRIOTIC SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 September 1914
SWASTII(A PATRIOTIC SOCIAL, l'l' abovo aooial wae hold at tho Eaplan ado Hall on 27th August, thoro being about 62 couploS prosont, Including tho Mayor and lMayoresu (Mr and Mha J. J, Liaton). Tho hallwas boautifullydecor atcd with buating. Mr W, Davies gave a patriotio song and was well reoeived. Tho Mayor thankled those present and tho club for tho way thoy camo forward and offoerel thoir services to help tho fuad,aud mado spooial montiou of Mliss COmunoron, who kiudly granted free uoo of tho hall; aloo Brown and Martin's band and Will Davioo. The club hold thoi as?olubly last Tuesday and it was well at tenoded. Thoy are also holdingt a return pIlai, fancy and postor carnival on 20th Soptombor.