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CONCERT AT NORTH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
CONCERT AT NORTHI SCHOOL. A van\, successful concert was given by the children of the above school in aid of the Patriotic Fund on the iSth inst. Among the items rendered were a solo by Miss AI, Paton, who also sang in a very enjoyable quarltetc with Miss Morrison and Messrs Wilson and Loclyer. Master Harry Black rendered a cornet solo, Mr Ternes sang a stirring patriotic song "Sons of the Sc?,." which was much enjoyed by the children. Nutmerous items were rendered by the clhil. dren. Rev, F. Lynch recited "Bobs." The concert was concluded by the children dancing the Russian dance,
IMPROVEMENT CHARGE. APPLICATION FOR PARTICULARS. REQUEST RESISTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
IIMPIOVEMENT CHARGE. APPLIOATION I'OR, PARTIOULARS, REQUESP RELSISTED. Ti?e Council spent some time on Tues (lay evening in considering a request by Mr P. II. Box for a list of all the private streets in the town, Mr Hurst moved that the request be complied with. It was a reasonable requent made by a ratopayer, Cr Troganowau moved as an amend mont that the matter be referred to the Finance Committee. These people were in a state of war and the Council should protect the ratopayern. Cr Hurst-What right have you to withhold the information ? The Mayor-We are not proposing to do so, Cr Hurst-Then why hold it back, Cr R'dger seconded the motion. In law proceedings people were entitled to certain information. Cr Troganowan-The whole qIue tion at issue betwoon the Council and these ratepayers is what is a public street, It must be decided by a judge, We cannot expect our decision to be accepted, Cr McNeilago - The question in disputo in whethor the streeta on which we have made the charge...
SOUTH WARD ELECTION. WHAT MR. HICK DID FOR HANNAN STREET. MADE IT ABSOLUTELY A PRIVATE STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
SOUTH1 WARD I3LECTION, W[IAT MR., II[CK DID FOR HANNAN 8TREET, MADE IT AI33OLUPELY A PRIVATE STREET, al" oluotlon.for thou f h al ward will tako laoo on Thurrday next. The candidateo aro Meosrsi I. Wceds, who was defeated by Mr P. Rodgor, and Mr H. Hick, who was dtfoated by Mr John Dennis. A shoe t time back Mr Hick, in address ing a publio mcating at Newport, gave his audieneoo to undorstand that he was strong:y in favor if private streets at Neowport and tipotlwood being made out of the revenue of the municipality and not at theo xponao of property owners in those streets. Doing now a candidate for the South ward, it would be interesting to learn in what sot of ei'oeumstances the ratopayora of the South ward should beo asked to contrit ute to the making of so many private trecots at Newport and Spotawood. It Is calculated that the coat of making the whole of those private streets would amount in the aggregate to £60,000 and that to construct the more urgent would entail an expendi...
THE SHORT ROAD. QUESTION OF RECONSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
THE SHORT ROAD, QUJSTION OF RECONSTIUOTION, CR Neal suggested, at the Council meeting on Tuesday evening, that the surveyors for W\Vdillamstown and Port Melbourne meet to consider the condi tion of the pitched roadway on the Short road, Cr McNeilage-What is the price of pitchers now ? Cr Neal-Never mind the price; I've got none. (Laughter), I want to know ivhat is to he done before the annual grant of 41;50 is voted for maintenance. Or Tr'aganowan-The road should be relaid, Cr Liston wanted to know what was the use of delaying the acceptance of a tender ? What did Cr Neal want ? A promise from the Government and the Harbor Trust for the road had been obtained The Council should specify what it want-ed before tenders were called, Cr llurst ----The pitchers sihou'd be taken up and replaced by metal. Cr McNeilage-T'he road is not in our territory at all, It is asubject to some of the heaviest traflic, Cr Liston-Stone carts. Cr McNeilage-Yes ; thiey ought to be taxed, Cr Gravell said ap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Latest English and French Novelties. Special Displays Every Day, SPRINnvG SIJO W. C. T. KEIG & CO. Ferguson St. W. AY& O. Drapoers, Isrorsor, &o, 288 NELSON PLACE, WILLIA~[ISTOWN, Boll it for LIGS boonauo they osll for OASH, Bargains in Drapery and Mercery. Hosiery at Special Prices. A FreeGift Ticket Given away with every 6d, worth. W. KEAYS & CO., 283 Nelson Place. Long Values. Short Prices, [a oA~D.] T HM AR L@ThI1DALE9 UNDERTAKER & EBALMlER. (Diploma from Prolf?sso Rivers) The Oldoat, Mfost Eoonomieal, and Oom AzaL iEs. 1816, ploto Firm In tho Dijtriot, , . , urPH3o0!i No. 25. ,IO.,O.TO , 1.O.0., . N.A. A.e.1. J SElP i 11. n YHiFEAlfR, S r nl ............ D IK TAK ~. Oorner Douglas Parade'aud teovedoreo Streeoot, Wiilllo atov, ... . .,, ....... . . PROFESSIONAL. TJENDERSON & BALL. SOLICITORS, OONVEYANOER2I & PROOTORfS, Normanby Ohambers, 480 LITTLE COLLINS STREET. Willaunmtown Office "Kelvin," OSBORNE STREET. Honar at Willi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
A. COLLIUNGRIDGE, Auctioneer 'Pho l BRENT COLLECTING L 6nt3. our Business, Auctioneer, Real Sotate AgenltG A1fnd Gieval Agents 229 ant- 23 Collins Street, and at Newport. SEE NEWPORTTI.- Tho Birmingham of Auttralia, Whoa Baying or Selinug-SEI US " WA'LL o THU nIAT, SAM U EL SPY' SHOE STO9RES Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Olub Hotel.) Ioeos' 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 profits and quick returns moan a saving to Purchasers. The Credit Drapey and lohie r 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 IEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with .... -T.K. Bennet & Woolcock One Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T, K. BEINET & WOOECOCK, Prollmier B...
The Advertiser. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
SATURDAY, SErTIrtIERl 26, 1014, Mr. E. Finlay, a member of the Ceoil Stroot Proubytorian Litorary tooloty, road a paper on "Samon" anst Baturday evening, Mr. W. Philip, presidont, occu pying the chair. The offortu of the Amoerianua and Georauan to coloniuo Sauton and the landing of the Australian expeditionary force wore referred to. Mr Finlay quoted from the writings of R, L, Stovenson, who waa hold in groat honor by the nativeos whom he advisod to hold fnat to their lands if they wanted to boeomo mautors of their own destinies. Copra, ugar, cofieeo and rice noomod to be the prinoipal produota of the islnud whioh was exceedingly fortilo, and had a gonul and temperate olimato, varying between 70 and 80 odd degroee, winter and summor. Mr Finlay saw much that was intoreating in the natives. They are fino eingers and alo graooeful dancers, A vote of thanku wa nacoorded to MAr. Finlay on the motion of Mr. G, ,Linklator, seconded by MAr. Livingatone, penooer Barkman, on Tuoeday morning, ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
MIARRIAGE. GEORGHI-KILPATRIOC-t n 10th 8op. tombhor, 1880, at St, Mary's Church of England, Mount Morgan, by the Rev. G, L. Wallace, John Davies George, of Auokland, Now Zealand, to Hannah Ruth, oldoest daughter of the late Daniel Kilpatriok, of East Street, Rookhamp. toe and Mount Morgan, Present ad dress, I Cole stroot. DEATH, 00LLOCO?I'P,-On 12rh Soptombor, at 1 Power Stroot, Williamstown, Ethel Blanche, boloved Wife of A, J, Collooott and beloved only Daughter of W. R. and loesio Edney, lister of W. H. Ednoy and beloved Mother of Little Allio, MoAULEY,-On the 25th fleptomber, 1014, ;at 18 Parramatta atroot, Wil liamstown, John Simon Thomas MoAuley (Boatbuildor, Nelson place, Williamstown), dearly loved oldentson of Thomas and the late Fanny L. MoAuloy and dearly loved brother of Mrs Bon Matthows, Fanny, Albert and Edith MeAuloy, Aged 82 years and 10 month.s, BEREAVEMENT. COLLOOOTT,-Mr A. J. Collooott, W. R. ICdney and Family desireoto thank their arny friende for their kind symp...
BELGIAN CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
BELGIAN CARNIVAL, The Wa tleo Girls are having an Apple Campaign in aid of the Belgium Carnival. At the Noewport Worhkhops next Thura, day dinner hour and at the Pumping station on Friday and by past expnrionco of the libcr',ity of both, oxpoot to do well. WAR FUND BALL, A War Fund Ball at the Mechanics' lotittuto on Wednesday ovening, under the diroetinn of Mta Musthor, Mre Undorwood and otbore, was an overflow eg ~ uecos, Mousio was supplied gratio by Mr Murdech ; the refreshmonts worn free of oott, the hall was free and the printing free so that the proceeds will be all profit.
THE WAR. AN APPEAL TO THE WOMEN OF WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
AN APPEAL TO T?LE WOMEN OF WILLIAMSTOWN, Lord Kitchenor in his appeal to our Qucan Mary for 300,000 s.'oks, 800,000 bolts and extra warm clothing supplied from time to time for our own contingent and those of the bravo follows who tiro lighting to preserve oun liberties atrlkes a noto of patriotism and loyality in us, which must thrill all to future offort. As you lih' scan in the columns of this paper from weak to week the as. counts of the work done, money collected and sent in,: entortainments got up, eto, for the War Fund, included in which is the Patriotic and Red Orcs Faudtm, Belgian and Clothing Funds, .till we must appeal to all the women of Williamstown to Fow for us either in their own homlf or in the aswing oortres establishe I. This is only women's work, The only thing we can do at present to help our Empiro in this terrible war and we must do it, We have money at pre sent and it is being collected by weekly contributions to buy further rolls of flnnel and wool, Any wom-...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
" " NOTES OF TliE WEEK, -" Juno Salmo " the Doail Dandy at theTheatro to-night, -Mies Parton's collooecting list will appear in next irsue as it was received too late for publication., -Miss Goff Is having a roeial evening on Monday evening in aid of her jumble stall at the EspI?la"'lo hall, which has been kindly lont by Miss Cameron, -Aluminium is offered to the Council for the electric light installation inst tad of copper at one third of the cost. Thoe Council's consulting engineera will be asked to report, -The death is announced at Morris street of Mr John Thomas Cosgravo, aged 61. Ieo was a tally clork on the piers. At one time he held a position worth £1000 a year with Dalgoty and Co, -All the Williamstown mombors of the Irxpeditionary l oreo have booeen sup plied by the local committeoo with scarves which they wear rogularly, to the envy of their loss favorei cotmruloe, --Mr Stewart Hanson, architeoot, Pasco streest is at Broadmonadows with the second expeditionary force. Ho...
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
CO uRSINVG The local club ran thol' last ttako for the noa?on for trophisn Lrtsonted by Monera Hloban, Pilling and D naldson. There woro eight nominationa and the winner turned up in AMr J. Dcnnla's nomination, with Mr S. Holl runner-up. The ground was in good ordor, but harea wore veor wild. The cleb intend to wind up the soaeon with a smoke night, Mr Lookio gave uaºelafaotiou as judge,
METHODIST CENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
MI:'I'I1ODIST CENT1ENARY. Tilt Co(lrn ory of tho foundrtion of Method kil. in Alutblir will ho roali v7d In 1915, and tho Mluotiodist OChiroh ii takiig actiyo atompr to colobrato it by a grejit Fvy lgolisirt oanmijiaoi, ind by tim raising of -£100,00 for ripooial Church enterprises. Tho Recv It. Dittericb, Conforoeno Organizing Soeretary, will visit the Williaustown Circuit to-morrow preaching at Nowport inorning, ind Electr, streoot voening. 1o will also addrbas a women's meiting at Uiootrant 8 oolucia on Tuoesuay, and a cuntonary dotunuutratiun,
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN TIHiATRIE NOVEL ENTERTAINMENP. Two very excellent programmes of pie tures wore shown at the Thoatro during tbo week, including a varied selootion of comedy and dramatic subjects, and on Thursday and Friday nights the groat picture classic, Nero and Agrippina was also sorooned, in addition to the picture programmes, a novel and entertaining performance was given bp Dr. R, Rowe and Mora, the White Mahatma. For to-night, a complete chango of pictures will be shown, also Juno halmo, the famous eqpilibrist, in his famous devil act. The pictures to-night include a beautiful two-reel Edison drama, " Laddio," being the story of a eman who forgot his nlothor whoen away in the city earning famo, and the consequonces. Another star picture to night is at sonsa tional drama, " The Corner HIouso liurg lary," The comedies includo " Bunny Buys a Barcio " and many othors. For Wednesoday night's change, a two real loystone comedy, Iatty and thei Heiress, and a three-reel Pathe special, T...
A VIGILANT WATCHMAN. DRAWS A REVOLVER AND GETS KNOCKED ABOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
A VIGILANT WATChMAN, DRAWSt A RIEVOLV[R AND QIET KNOCKED ABOUL. JAXtEs Duggan, a workman who had been employed at the Power Iouse, was on Tuesdc.y, before Messrs Orr and Bunnett, charged with assaulting William If. Kefford, watchman at the Power House. Sergeant CurtiC prosecuted, Kofford said he was on picket duty at the gate leading from the Strand road to the Power Rouse. Defendant camne there and was told nobody could enter without a permit, DIefendant paned hinm and came back twenty minutes after and wanted io go in. He pulled the watchman's cap off, lammed him against the fence with his knee and stiffened his neck. Defendant--Did you pull out a revolver ? Witnes?-Yea. Defendant-Didn't I nay you were a very foolish person to do that ? Witness-You may have, Norman Edwarde, employed by the Railway department, stated defendant started in a joking manner and the gatekeeper got excited and angry. Duggan hit the watchman in the eye, Couttable Joseph IHenry Black gave evidence that he ...
ELECTRIC LIGHT SCHEME. GRTTING INTO SHAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT SCHEME. GCITTING INTO SEIAPIE, Tsr City Council's communication embodying the terms on which it is prepared to supply electric current was listed, but not read, at Tuesday's Council meeting, an it wasn substantially the same as the letter read from the delegates, Crs. Liston and McNeilage, at the previous meeting and adopted. There was a brief report fromt the Town Surveyor stating that the Coun. cil could not generate its own power at the price quoted. Cr. Rodger understood that a special meeting would be called to deal with the electric light question, The Mayor-That was to fix the position of the lamps The Town Clerk-A special meeting must he callei to apply for an order. in-council, Cr. LiAton-We might be able to go into details in a fortnight, provided the Lighting comemitteo deals with the matter in the interim. Cr. Hurat-We have already bound ourselves to the electric light. Cr. Rodger di not know that the Council was yet committed to the whole proposition. Ten...
LAUNCHED AT SHIPYARD. LARGEST TUG BOAT IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
LAUNGHEDt AT SIIIPYARD LARZtES'T TUG BOAT IN AUSTRALIA, On Wednesday afternoon at four o'clock at the shipyard, Mr U. Kerniode, engineer fir Ports and lHarbors, launched the largest tug boat in Aus tralia. He cut her cable and away she went, taking the water gracefully. Mtr (resenlees, naval architect, Mr Paterson, manager of the yard, Mr Daniel Gray and the Mayor, Cr A. S. Tleriot, were prenent The Mayor afterwards h.,d light rfreashmente with Mr IK rimode on henar the Lady le i and compli. mentcd him upon the nuotil ness of the launch and al; ) upio the trimness of the new vessel. The tug is built for the Harbor T'rust. - She is 110 foot in length by 2.! feet with a moulded depth of 18 feet ( inches. Her engines, which will he made in England, will be 1200 h.p, The most powerful tug in Australia is the Nyora. 'tl'h new tug, which is named the J. A, Boyd, will have 50 per cent more haulage than the Nyorj.
MUNICIPAL BAND. MR. JOHN E. CODE APPOINTED CONDUCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 26 September 1914
IVU1 IOIPAL BAND, MR, JOHN E, CODE APPOINTID CONDUCTOR, 0, Tuesday evening the Finance com mittee considerod applications for the position of conductor of the Municipal Baud. The applicants included Mr Ryder, who was a noloist in the Beaaes of the Barn Band, and has conducted oeveral suburban bands, Mr M. Nut tall, conductor of the Footacray band, and a former conductor of the Wil liamntown band, and Mr John E, Code, who preceded Mr Nuttall as conductor of the Footscray band and is conductor of the Garrison Artillery band, The conunittee, in view of the pre dilection for change which the bands men have shown in their choice of conductors during the comparatively short life of the band, decided to appoint Mr Code, the final selection resoting between him and Mr Nuttall, Mr Code is a brother to Mr E Code, who is well-known as a conductor. The band will meet next Thursday for the first time under the new con ductor to rehearao music for the p)ro. cession in connection with the Belgian ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 October 1914
AUCTI'IONS. TUESDA Y, 6th. 1014, At tho Anotion lloomn at 2 o'olook 127 Noleon Placa. ?S7" H. O'RfOURKIC, Anotionor, under V o instruotions from varlouo owner.r, will aoll by Fablio Anuotion, a qu, tity of llounohold liurniturn, ot3. CRICIKET, The Williamuotown and Ironbisray Dia triot Junior Aouoolation oponod the tucuon labt Saturday under favorablo weather conditions. The Alawan and ImporialO both gainod doolaivo innings viotorica, and tho Mi}tlilo are in a very strong winning poultlon, The following aro tho resulta of tio lirat day's play;- Alawan, 8 wioklotn for 178 (innlnga dolarod cloacd) boat Parkoidoe 2adu 17 and 10. Myrtlos, 108 and 6 wioketu for 57 v. Parkhidea lOt O6. Imlperlalt 127, boat Univorealu 40 and 47, MIlN (NCI PAL,. MOWN O Tr VWILIAMl'ITOWN lxtraordlnua y Eleotion,. Iu-uth Ward, I hereby givo notico that at a; Poll of the Ratopayoru hold boforo nm thin ls t day of Ootohor, 19!1, for the eloetion of One Oounolllor for the abhvo Watrd the following votoo woro rec...