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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 September 1914
IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; GILBERT.—In loving memory of our darling infant Frank Hotham who passed away at Hotham street, North Williamstown, on September 10th, &nbsp; 1908, aged 17 months. Just when his life was sweetest White flowers were laid on his breast, Just when earth seemed its brightest Our dear babe was laid to rest. —Inserted by his loving Father, Mother, Sisters and Brothers, &nbsp; Broken Hill, N.S.W. Contributions intended for publica- tion in the "Advertiser " should be submitted not later than Thursday &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; of each week to ensure insertion in the current week's issue.
MUST MAINTAIN CHILDREN. ORDER AGAINST HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
MJUST IVAIDTAIN C OIILEDRB , ORDER AGAINST BUSBAND. GODrnE'Ir Gerring, a casual railway employo, did not eppoear yesterday at the Court of Potty Sessions to answer a claim made by his wifo, Esther Gerring, for the maintenance of five children, the eldest being aged tou. She said her husband had been neglecting his work, He was paid on August 14th and lost time in cone-. quence. On Wednesday he drew £2/18/ anmd had not given her a penny. She had received nothing from him for five weeks. Defendant was ordered to pay 30/. a week for the maintenance of his children and to make the Lrst pay ment on October 1st, and enter into a surety of £20 for the fulfilment of the order, in default three months imr prisonment,
SOUTH WARD ELECTION. EXTRAORDINARY VACANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
SOUTH WARD ELECTION, IEXTRAORDINARY VACANCY, NoM?INTIoNs closed on Thursday afternoon for the extraordinary vac ancy in the South ward caused by the resignation of Councillur Josephro , who has left the district. Mr F, Woods, who was defeated at the ordinary election last month by Mr Peter Rodger, is again in the field and is opposed by Mr H. Hick, who was defeated in the Centre ward by Mr John Dennis. Mr Woods was de feated by 60 votes, Mr Rodger polling 292 and the retiring councillor 232. Mr Woods had no committee and had made no special arrangements fo: bringing his friends to the poll, On this occasion, however, he has hohind him a strong committee of residents and ratepayers of the South ward. His committee is not to be confounded with a perambulating organisation from the North and Victoria wards which has conceived an extraordinary, and perhaps not altogether disinter ested craze for interfering in the affairs of other wards. However, it is confidently anticipated that these...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Confirmation to-morrow afternoon at St, Mary's Church. .-South Ward oxtraordioary election on Thursday, October let. -The Railway department is ourtailiong its list of exroursion trips this yeor. -The ntw P. M. for this distriot, Mr Goldsmith, has h f' Williamstown out of his itinerary this month. -Counoillor Troganowan is likely to be proposed as Ohairman of Public Works Committee on Tuesday evening, -Clean rolls were the policy of the Joe Conk Government. Clean rolls have cleaned up the Liberal party. " T'o gre: t picture classic, Noro and Agrippina, will be shown at the Theatre Thursday and Friday next. -The war fund has received £11/4/-, representing a 2} per cent, contribution from the wages of the men employed at the shipyard. --V. H, MeLoskoy, represented by Mr E. H. Hick, yesterday obtained an rrder for £0/5/11, with 261- costs against Samuel Bradshaw. -Couroillor McNoilage will give a lecture on his European travels before the Williamstown branch of the ...
VIOLET WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
VIOLET WEDDING, On September 5th at Christ Church, Newport, Mr V, IP. Merkel of lethanga and Mliss.ElIith II, Ladd, daughter of the late J, D, Ladd, were united in the bonds of holy matrimony, tie vicar, Rev. G. W, Ratten performing the ceremony. The bride looked charming in her dress of white crepe-de-chine, trimmed with shadow lace arnd pearl, sprays of orange blossom and train, and carried a brnlllet of white azaleas, heath and lilies of the valley, wear ing the usual bridal veil and iwreath, The bridesmaids, Misses I add (2) were taste. fully attired it white silk trimmed with lace, wearing while aeroplane hats with touches of violet and carrying posies of carnations and violets, violet streanmers, The bride was given away by her brother, AMr Leonard Ladd, A nicely decorated arch with wedding hell and initials of bride and bridegroom, under whlicl tthey knelt, was very effective, The -bridegroom was at tended by AMr R. I1. Reid of Flawthorn, The bride was the recipient of a well...
WEDDING. PEERS—DAVIS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
WEDDING, PEERS--DAVIS. AT Christ Church, Newport, on August 29, the vicar Rev. G. wV, Ratten, celebrated the marriage of Mr, C, If. Peers, reporter, of Essandon, and Miss Elsie May Davis, daughter of Mr. J, If. Davis, Newport, The bride was most beautifully attired in a dress of cream satin draped wiih ninon, the. bodice caught in front with ninon rose, the skirt slightly draped in front, with full train, wearing the usual bridal veil and wreath and carrying a handsome shower bouquet of white tlowers and asparagus with white :itreamers, The bride was attended by two bridesmaids, the first being Miss Peers, sister of bridegroom, gowned in a pretty white crepe de chene, caught in front with buckle, and wore a hat of white tulle and carried a shower bouquet of pink roses and fern with pink streamers, Miss D, Bawdon was second bridesmaid and looked well in a pretty lace voile dress and overdress and a white tulle hat, and carried a bouquet of pink roses and streamers, Little Elsie Hogan...
THE WAR. WILLIAMSTOWN WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
"THi WAR. WILLIAMSTOWN WAR IPUND. A GENERAL meeting was held in the Council Chambers on Friday, I ath inst, and as the personnel of the Council had changed since this Fund began Mrs Liston was asked to retain the presidentship, Miss Heriot (Acting Mayoress) and Miss Underwood being elected vice-presidents, The Mayor, Councillor Horiot, addressed the meet ing and described fully the needs of the Red Cross and also explained the objects of the various funds, It was decided to hold Madam Jansen's con cert on the 29th October, and we are expecting it to be under Vice-regal patronage. The Ball on October 23rd promises to be a great success, and as everything is by voluntary contribution the profits ought to be large. A weekly collection has also been undertaken by ten ladies in order to carry on from week to week the work of the Red Cross, and by this means the pressure of work in getting up entertainments will he considerably lessened. Ladies are invited to the different sewing centres ...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE Two excellent programmes of pioturea wore coreened at the Theatre during the week. The variety artists lucluded Syd Morton, Ray and Ray and " The Widdena," the last named being local winneraof the competition, For to night a complete ehang of piotureas will be shown, and headed by a star four reel drama, "The Devil's Eye," and a two-real Vitagraph comedy, "Never Again," and a Keoytono comedy, " A Fatal Flirtation," and numerous other Wlhl' ;lil~?rm trle'wondarful enter?afn."° mont of hypnotism demonstrations and second sight revelations, On Wednesday night, a comploto ohango of programme will be given, including two star fllma and now demonstrations by Dr Rowe and Mora, On Thuradayland Friday nights, the great motion picture claselo, " Nero and Agrippina," will be shown, in con junction with a full programme of other novelties, This picture is similar to " Quo Vadis," showing with thrilling effect scones in the Colisseum, Bacchana lian orgles, court scones and i...
RED CROSS FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
RInD CROSS FUND, Already acknowledged £81 7 0 Citizonj of Williamstown- Wattle Day organliation 07 4 71 Spotswood, residents, per Mr, Reed ... ... .. 10 0 0 Owastika soollal . ,,., 8 0 0 Meohanies' Inetituto , 2 10 0 Per Mrs, RamRay Mr. W, H. Ialt .. ... 410 0 Mr. Cottlo . ... 1 0 0 Mr. Weobate ,,, .. 1 0 0 Mir. A, W. Hiok ... ... 1 1 0 Mrs. Linklater ... ... 1 1 0 Mr. Harry Wileon ... ... 0 10 0 A Frlond .. ... .. 0 5 0
LOCAL POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
LOCAL POEmTRY. -4--e-- Rinv. J, Oarnon Owen, pastor of the Weolh ohurch, composed the following hymn, which was aung at the marriage of Mlin Ann Thoman and Mr William Robert Williams, to whom the lines were dedicated: I, Rceoice, in rapture sing, God .i a God of Love, Our [praire shall lupward wing To his great throne above ; li.s angels come in whitearray To greet us on this festal day, II, Thou, Lord of Life, descend, 'Thls day we nseek Thy shrine, O 0on of God attend Our feast, with grace divine Grant that these two be joned by Thee, United to eternity, III. O daypring from on high, Arise within us now, With blessings gild the sky, O'er this most sacred vow; Grant Lord that this, their human love, He linked with Thine from leaven above, IV, O King of Glory come And Thy rich bles.ings yield, Make glad their earthly home, Be I hou their tower and shield; O God adorn their human tie With heavenly love that cannot die, -J, GARNON OWEN,
CLOTHING FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
CLOTHING FBUND, Already acknowledged-- 168 4 8 Litau-MrA Kirkpatriok .. 1 10 0 Mra Mabbitt ... 0 8 6 Mrs Bailey ... 0 16 0 Mrs Buttarflold ,,, 0 8 0 Mrb Findlay . ... 0 0 0 Mis Curtin . 0 12 0 era Hrilot ... 0 11 0 Mre LeBrun ... .. 0 0 0 Mrs Brobnor ... ... 0 4 0 Mrs Wyatt .. . 0 8 0 Mrs Bromner .. 0 6 0 Mr Gabblne .. 0,, 0 2 0 Mr Molnerney.. ... 0 5 0 Mrs Blythe ... 0 3 0 Mrs Riohardson ... 1 6 0 Mra Davi ... 0 7 0 Mrs Hansn .. ... 0 10 0 Mrs Hall .. ... 0 19 0 Mrs Ealer, donation .,. 1 0 0 Opotuwood residents, per Mr, Reed ,. ... .. 1210 0
FIRE IN NELSON PLACE. PHOTOGRAPHIC DARK ROOM DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
FIRE IN NELSON PLACE, PHOTOGRAPHIO DARIK ROOM DESTROYED. YES'TERDAY afternoon, between one and two o'clock, a fird broke out at the dark room at the rear of Mr E. Bands photographic studio, Nelson place. Mr Sands had bean working there until about one o'clock and left a small kerosene lamp burning. What hap. pened to the lamp is merely a matter of conjecture. But in leas than half an hour a neighbor noticed that the place was on fire, The Williamstown and Newport brigades promptly arrived and prevented the fire extend ing. They even saved the shell of the building, which had been erected by Mr Banda and insured by him, with its contents, However, the in auranco ran out a few months ago and the result is that Mr Sands estimatea his lose at £100.
ALLEGED TILL THEFTS. A LAD ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
ALLEGED TILL THEFTS, -4--~ A LAD ARRTETED. Mn, John Holdsworth, greengrocer, Douglas parade, having come to the conclusion that his till was being robbed, kept watch on Tuesday night, He heard the key turned in the door and saw a lad enter, He detained him and rang up Oonstable Walsh, to whom the lad was given into custody, Bo said his name was Albert Passe more and that he had entered by using the key of his own bedroom,
SPOTSWOOD PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
SPOTSWOOD PATIIOTIO Uad?N. A concert was held in the Free Gardeners' Hall o.n Satrdayl eveynie programme was provided and the hall was crowded, Miss N. Charlton and Mrs Scott acted as accompanists Councillor W. McNeilage presided. The following artists assisted and the concert was one of the best held in Spotswood--bessrs F. Voight, Walter Smith, Findley, Mackay, Mesdames Scott, Webster, Jnr., Misses Hoskin, Ruby Stevens, F. Jobson, and some of the scholars from the local school, Councillor McNeilage said he was pleased to see such a large gathering present, while he regretted very much the cause of their having to hold the concert, Still he was pleased to see so many willing to help in the present crisis though one thing struck him as peculiar, and that was the small number of men that were taking an interest in the local efforts on behalf of the war fund, also that those from whom they had expected substantial assistance as their interests in bhe State were large had practically n...
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. ADDRESS BY REV. J. D. JONES. "GOD IS NOT ON THE SIDE OF THE BIG BATTALIONS." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, ADDRESI BY REV, J, D, JONES, " C(OD IS NOT ON THILE IDE OF TFII BIG BATTALION,." ''IIERE was a large attendance at the Congregational Ohurch on Thursday evening to hear an address from the Rev. J. D. Jones, M,A,, Commissioner from the Congregational Union of Great Britain. There was special singing by a Welsh choir under the direction of Mr John Roberts, and Rev, J. Girnon Oweu, Welsh minister, offered up prayer. The Rev. 0. Brewer, who presided, said those who had not heard l)r. Jones had heard of him and he in tended to tell them cn the following Wednesday, from memory, the sub stance of an address of his he had listened to. He hoped ministers would become better preachers by listening to Dr. Jones, whose addresses were ex ceedingly helpful, delightfully simple, and every minister who had heard Dr. Jones would he a better minister for having done so, IHe had much pleasure in introducing Dr. Jones to this church, which was historic and accounted old in this c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
Shott Sept, 4th. Sept. 4th. Latest English and French Novelties. Special Displays Every Day. SPRING SHOW. CV. T. KEI C 00.Il7 FERGCUON ST. $W. AY & CO. Drapers, Mercors, &,. 288 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAISTOWN, Soll it for IESS booousa thoy sell for OASH, 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. CARILT AI AL THOMAI DL E, [, OAflD.] UNDERTAKER & EMIBALMtER. (Diploma from Piofe?ssor Rlvora) Tho Olde?st Most Eoonomiool, and Coomr EsOrtIsanUD 1868, plots Firm in the Distlot, . . TrLs'uous Not 25. M,U.I,O,O.1,. LO,O.P, AN,A. A.O.B. JOSEP? H. HIEA.,9 .sst.........UNDERWTAI:KER. Oirner Douglas Paradeaand 3tevodoro Streoot, Williametown. TELEPHON1 No, 84 (Wllllamstlwa 1Jxobugoe, r ENDERSON & ] ALL. SOLICITORS, 00NVEYANOIERS & PROOTORS, Normanby Chambers, 480 LITTLE COLLINS STREET. Williamstown Oflloo- " Kelvin," OSBORNE STREET. H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
A. COLLINGIII)DGE, Auctioneer 'Phone: RENT COLLECTING L entral 6233 our Buiniess. A tICiosneeov Real EsLGate Agents nitd Generas Agents, 229 i. r, 23. Collins S'atroo? and at -Nowpoart. SEE NEWIOR' OT! Tho Birmighaim of Australia, Whoi liaying or Solling--SEP US . "Wau ' DO TUo Rn T," SAMVU EL SPRY'S SHOE S'TORES R. J. T. WAT EkhviAN, P Arprietol. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Club Hotel,) Iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/- in the I 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 protits and quick returns mean a saving to Purchasers. Dr~Pa and Olsother Small Deposit and 1/- Weekly Office: 108 Barkly-st., Footscray A Card will bring our Representative .If you wish to have entire satisfaction in your MEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with . T.K. Bennet & Wooleock One Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
Tho Rodemptoriat Miaaiou was brought to a oloso on Sunday evening at St. Mary's church, Tho concluding eormon was preached by the Rev. P. CuOson, O.SS.SR., from the words "What shall I ronder t the Lord for all that hohath rendered unto mo," He said the mission given two years ago had establlahod a reoord, but that record had boon oolipaed by the misaion conoluding that night. Ho congratulated the people on the ro sponse they had made and sald he had never had the honor and privilego'of con duating a more aucoeeatul ml aloe, He urged his hearors to remain faithful to the good resolutions they had made and to be constaut in prayer, regular in their attendanoo at Mass and in approaching tha acoraments and to avoid plaoes or poreonu whore or through whom they had sinned in the past. Ho thanked Father Brazil, the pariah priolt, for the ganerous, kind and hospitable treatment he had extended to Father Murray and himself and for the acslatanoo ho and Father Fiuan hadi givon them in their ...
A CHILDREN'S QUARREL. LEADS TO COURT PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 19 September 1914
A CHILDROUN'S QUARR~L,, LldADS TO COURT P3OOEEDINC?3, ANNIE T'ist, married woman, of Princes street, yesterday proceeded against Hugh Kenneth McKenzie Gorrie, sex ton of the Cemetery, on a charge of assaulting her son, Herbert Charles Trist, aged nine years, Mr Woods appeared for the plaintiff and Mr E, H. Hick for the defendant. The facts, according to the plaintiff's case, were that on Monday, August 24th, Bert Trisl and another lad were playing spinning tops with a lad named Fred Williams, when Ina Gorrie, aged 5, interfered with the game, and young Trist hit her. Mrs Gorrio was standing at the front gate at the time. The lad Trist said Ina Gorrie threw a tin at him when he told her to go away and lie hit her. Then she came back and hit him and he hit her again, Then Mr Gorrie came and caught him by the back and hit him. The lad said he gave Mr Gorrie check and was hit again.- He then ran away and threw a stone at Mr Gorrie, who chased him, Frederick Williams, another lad, said M...