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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
Tho Mayor paid a visit to the Contral Stato Bohool on Monday nftornonn, IIo inspected a 'room whore a staff of acho )1 girls was omuployed sowing, knitting and cutting garments f r tho Red Crosn movement;, ho click of anwiug inlahines gave tho pllaeo the appoaranco of a work on tile othusiasm and zeal they wcre showing, On Wednesday aftornoon. His Worship opened a bazinr at tho Me ohanics' Institute and afiorwards he m.do an inspection of the abattoirs and was much impressed with tho striot supervialon oxercisod over theo laughter of meat by the moat iuspootor. At the requaet of Mr John Sinclair, butcher, Douglas parado, ho weighed one of the show prize bullocks, the weight of which had engaged about 120 compotitors in a guessing compotition for the bonoflt of the Rod Croao fVud, the fooe being six. ponce per gucsa and the prize -2/2/-, The weight of the animal was 17741bs and nono of tho compotitors had gunosed the weight, and. the roeult is that the stake and entry fee will go to ...
C.Y.M. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
C.Y.M. SOCIETY. Lnsr Thursday week members of the Catholic Young Mon's iociety were entertained by tho Cycling Club at rooms, Ferguson street, Th0 Society won the euchre and quoit compoti tipns, Honors were equally divided at billiards, after some fine playing by both sides. The president, Air N. Mills, returned thanks to the Club for the very pleasant evening it provided On Saturday last, thirty membors journeyed to Altona where they spent an enjoyable afternoon at sportu and gamen. The 100 yards handicap was won by J. Cunningham and the prize for the goal kicking fell to J it z gerahld. Some of the members amused the rest of the company by mngnitfeent ,tiasl"iys of horsemanship, which would have done credit to the Wild West. One member after specially dis. tinguishing hunself, parted from his mouut in a manner which thou?h rather utdiguified, fairly convulaed the unsympathetic crowd. The familiar "B'razil nut" grows in hard, splherical pods, each otf which contains fromi eiglhte:e...
WELSH CHURCH. ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
WELSH CHURCH. 'ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY. \T the morning service on Sunday ast, in connection with the anniver rary services, Rev, J. Garnon Owen ,reached from Isaiah VI, 8 : " Also I heard the voice of the Lord saying: Whom shall I send, and who will go forus? Then said I, here I am, send me," The chapter opens with the vision of the King, " sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple." fJzziali, the earthly King, had fallen; " the Lord had smitten him " for invading the holy place and usurpilng the priestly functions. He was made a leper for his sacrilege, and dwelt from that time forth in a Lazar House. It was an anniversary day-the Great Day of Atonement-and a dark cloud was spread over Judah and Jerusalem by the fall of the King., It was on that sad day that the young prophet saw the Lord in the Temple, Out of the vision comes the call to service. At such a time as that, wlhen the atmosphere was heavy with tlelauchery, idolatry, war, pros. titution, and ...
Williamstown v. Moreland. "B" Pennant. WILLIAMSTOWN, 83. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
\Villiamstown v. Miorolaid. it B' Pennant, WILLTi iaMO'\N, 83. 'judd, F'rgusou, Harvey, L. Hiock 18 Gonf, Ryan, Bredt lrceeze 20 PI'rkor, Patteraon, Timma, Hiddlo .k22 Stevenaon, Hompol, Turner, Crawtoid 28 MouELANI, 81.
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE WAR ON THE SCREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
WILLIAMISTOWN TIHE'ATRIC WAR ON TIIE fO1tiEEN. To-.nght at the theatre, The Laneafter Opera Siugers will appear in excnrpta irom well known operas, this talonted quarlotte of voeallnta appeared hear about twelvo nmonthu ago when their ex collent turn fillod the thlaitro for aix nights. Newonl aega and ehlrua will be given. A lull programme tof pictureo will also be shown, including two a?ar llmt and th lateoot plctures of the war in Belgium and the sacking of Louvain. For Monday night a groat three reel drams entitlod "' Wara Heart Blood " or " The Tenth Comnlandmont " will be abown. The itory In onloted on the IRusalan Frontier and toll a grim domestic tragedy following the deoolaration of war, A full programme of other ulbjoota will also be shown.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN TO PORT MEVLBOURNE, WINTER THINE TABLE. -Weather and other circumstances permitting. On and after April 14th, the Service will be run as follows : From Gem Pier Williamstown Week days-, ar.--6,35 8.35, 0 35, 10,35, 11.35, 12 35 1',M-1.35 2.35, 3,35, 425, 5.10, 5.50 Saturdays as usual till 10:35, then 11.25, 12.10, 12.50 150 , 35. Theone hourly till 535. Sundays.--Hourly from 1 35 p.m. till 5 35, p,m, From Port Melbourue Week days,--A.x -7.0, 9.0, 10.0 11,0, 12.0. i,,ar.-.O0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, then 4,45, 5.30, 0.12. Saturdays,-11.0, 11.45, 12.30, 1,15, and 2, thence hourly till 6. Sundays.-Hourly from 2 p.m, to 6 p.m. FARES--Williamstown to Port Melbourne, 3d, single; 6d. return Children -Ialfpricc, Weekly Tickets, 1/6; Monthly Tickets, O6. MELBOURNE FERRIES Pty, Ltd., Collins House, Melbourne, Newcastle Coal, Besot HOUSEHOLD .. Boest ENGIN[.E . .... .A Lowest Current Rates Best BLACOKi '1.i. ` Deli-c.red Williarnstown, Newport and district Branch Office.... Coal Depot, ANN...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
WILbLIA 8TOPb\ 1 TCEATE. "-8~" dole j~cssee and Manag~er, GEIO. SMI 'lI. VAUDEVILLE & PICI URIES -~-- ~ iT~'~ OPERA CO. 0 :; -- - -" Introducing W611olfl-=Win ICxorptu from Popular Opcnau, New Programnmne Mirondlay Tuesday and Wednesday. WAR'S lihA T BLOOD. A Jpecial 3-rc l Poneiaional Pieturo. Full of Etnrtling and Erxeiting iltuations, A gripping story of a young wife cn the lRur'ian Frontier. "htlo hl?l loved alid married a lad from aeroat the border, Then the war dogi of the two countrioa were loonened. ]evonlti that follow aro just auoh ast are Haddening thousltrd of homes in Eluropo to-day. OTIHI[t PICOTURIEI- Moonahini Molly. Storm at Sea. Too Many Tenants. Countcrfrltort' Plot, Elvo'a Daughtor. THURSDAY'S Star-The Liove Wiveio. The Latest War Pictures. AUCTIONS, WIDNII-DAY NEXT, OOTOiBEllR 21st, At 2 o'clock. At the Rooms. TREVOR JONES & CO.. A Actionoeer, under instructions from Mr. Me Kenzie, and others, will sell 11,11. finaite 0 picces, 2 loathor ulites, ...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. NEWPORT METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. ---"- NICWPORT MIErIIODIST OHUIRCII. THE anniversary cervices of the above church wore conducted on Sunday, 4t.h I inat. In the morning, Rev. W, C. Bridgeborn preached and in the even ing Rov, A. B. Miller, Fitzrey Metho diat Mission, addreiasod a lrgo congro gation. A pleasant Sunday afternoon waa held when Mr. Miller apoke upon the subject of " l'oreig.n M.inion TI panaion," There wan a special munical programmo, including solos by Mr. B 1l Ilooke and Mila Marin Stewa t and Meare T. 13o. ttome and W. Powell. PUBLICO MICIC'lNO. On the following Tuelday evuini the annual public meooting was fairly attended. Rev. W. Wykee, chairman, apoke of the pact year'a work They had every reason to bh grateful as well as natinflod wilh what had been ac complibhod, IJo looked forward to subetantial progreou in the future in apite of the tomporary not-back of war and drought. Mr. Ilopburn, treasurer, reported a credit balance upon the year of £16/13/8, Ilia atatemoen was aupp...
COLLISION IN THE BAY. SAILING BOAT CAPSIZED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
COLLISION IN TIll BAY. SAILING BOAT CAPE?IZED, Wiiiir.I: returning to Williamatown from Port Melbourne on Tutlday at 2.15 p.m. the ferry ateamor Planet by some means came into collision with a 20 font nailing akiff which cronsed her bow when nearing the (Gm pier. The shiff wios occupied by MAeaara Loundalo and Wallis, who noticed the Planet bearing down upon them at full speed Being unable to manoeuvre their craft in time to avoid a collision they promptly sprang overboard a few seconda prior to the impact, and much excitement reigned amongat paoaongero on the ferry atoamer when it wan sooen that the skiff had capaized, Both men were promptly rescued from the water after only a few minutes innmraion, the Planet picking up one, and the other being taken aboard the Mel bourne s 8, Co 's launch, which happened to be )anaiil. Neither men suffored from any ill-effects from their involuntary immnoriion in the chilly water of the - bay. The boat was subsequently towed to the pier.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
iiORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Ttii: monthly meeting of the lIorti cultural aociety as a ihld in the Mfoohanica' Instituto on o Wednesday, 7th inat. Great interest i, being di:i played by mombers i:s the quarterly compettiions for nine apecimins of cut flowers. Erhibits wore lstaged by the following membors :--B ri IR. Paton, Mras A. Brown, Mrs Scott, Mre Bliaer, Miami Rodgmer, Mr llurton and NirlG. Bownan. 'heo trophy for quarter ending Septoember wom won by Mri S. A. Brown, Yarra atreet. A. lecture on pro'ceting ?arn iion blooms for exhibition wa- greatly appreciated by the members. The subject fbr next meeting will be staging cut flowaers for exhibition,
CECIL STREET PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
UC0UIL STREET PRESIBYTERIAN u1UNDAY C00iOOL, Sunday School annivoruary earvicen were held at the Cycil itrent Preby terian Church on Sunday. The Rev, A. \V, Butler preached in the morning, RIcv, J. L Cope in the afternoon and Roev. G. AI, Baird in the evening. Mr D. H,. Murray wa~ musical conductor and had a largo body of children under his direction. They got through a programme of 21 hymna during thi day very natiafactorily, Mr T. E. Tallontn being the organist, CONce'rT oN TUi:st.\r EVlNINi. On ''ueaday evening the annual concert wan hold, the Rev. R Murray presiding. The children again yang under Mr M D I. Murray'a direction. aliuni lurthu Ormart played a pianoforte solo, and iMr J W. Smith read the annual report. It; howed that rtlire wore ;30; pupils on the roll, with an average at tendanceo of 241, Teahieorh and ( licura numbered ;;$ and their average at tendance was 27. A number of fcmal:, teachira had left, through marciigo, iiuring the year, and Meossra . lnLiieon, II. Wil...
NO LICENSE LEAGUE. MEETING AT HOLY TRINITY VICARAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
NO LICENSE3 LEAGUE, ----I~--- MEIt'TING AT HOLY TRINITY VIUAIIAGE!. '1't1: Conmmtittce of the Branch met at I [oly Trinity vicarage on Monday evening, the precsident, Rev, 1'. Lynch, prcsiding, 'the secretary, Cr S. Byrne, was directed to convey their sympathy to the Rev C, irewer, who wasslaid up with influenza. It was resolved to solicit the torild and practical aid of all the chutchies and 'Temperance Societics in the town in the movement in the advocacy of the cause on the world's 'l'cntperance Sunday, November 3lth, A grand public demonstration will he held in hloly Trinity Hall, on Mond ,y, November 9th, when the Mayor, Rev I'. Lynch, M.A., T, Bag lin, A. Bennett and Mrs Beckett are expected t.) address the meeting, Music and elocution- will be provided by HIoly Trinity Choir, The secretary was dlirected" to convey to Senator 'ktarco the lthanks of the branch for his iprompt and Icneficial action in supplrcsing the " Wet Canteen " at the lroadinmt adows camp . lie was also req...
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR. THE UNION RALLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
CII(IgrTIAN ENDEAVOR, TilE UNION RIALLY. Tll? annual in otinga of thin WilliamB town and Newport C.1 , Union worn hold on unlday, October 11th, and Tueaday, ()ctober 13th. On Sunday many of the Edleavourera took part in the servicos in the variouo churchen comprising the Union, The annual tally on Tuesday proved a great ouc. ccra, The Rov, A. H1. Potter, preai dent, occupied the chair, The secre tary, Mr B3randroth, prosonted the annual report which -howed marked progresa in the illicioncy of the cocioties during the year. At this stage of the meooting, the new presi doent, Rov. E, LaeIs, was introduced. In rc?tponding, he tha?nked the Union for the great honor bestowed upon him and hoped to serv.i during the new year. Rv, A. McCallum in a stirring addlreas spolko of three men who mado Old England groat. John Whitcliffe, who gave to England the Bible it its own tonguo. John Knox, who fought. for the freedom of conscience. John l3unyan, who gave a pricoleas gift to the world in the f...
WARM COATS. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
WARM COATS. '1t the Editor of the "Advertiser," Slii, - 'Ine military authorities have do. tided to provide our troops with tur coats as a protection against the winter cold they will have to endultre while fighting for us on the Coni tinent and call upon us to supply rabbit ,ltius for that purpose. Ahleady we have 1.1 do,?en, donated by Mir Stuart Bllythe, antd I now as aill to hclp tme in this work. All !,in.s :unt to mty reidcnce "liiractmar," 16.1 Ferg:ts:on :strcet, will lb forwarded on to the - Totwn t-all without dclay as it is niccc:sary to proceed a:, quicly as possible with this utnlertakling. - Yours etc,, JEAN 1'IILLII 'S, IHIot, Secretary WVilliamstoiwn War Fund.
BIG FIRE IN QUEEN STREET. THREE PROPERTIES DAMAGED. GOOD WORK BY FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
BI1 FIRE Its iQUEE STREET, TIIRIEE PROPERTIES DAM(AGED, GOOD WORK BY FIRE BRIGADE. SIoRTrv.Y after noon yesterday a street lire alarm sumnmonded the Cecil street fire brigade to the corner of John and Queen streets where fire appeared to be ascending simultane ously from three or four places The Newport brigade, under District Officer Lindsay, quickly arrived too, and two hose carts and cight men were soon busily at work. A crowd soon gathered, for the school child ren were there in force and attaacted others, HIydrants were found quite handy to the outbreak and the pres sure of water was so great that the fully charged hose, like a wild animal, carried the firemen with it. This was due to the promptness of Mr Matthews, the turacock, in con centrating the pressure at this point. The fire is believed to have origin ated at number 2 Queen street, owned by Miss Roberts, Carlton, and occupied by Mrs Mary Scotland A spark blew out of the lire and started the proceedings The dwel ling has...
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. RED CROSS LEAGUE. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
COR1lilSPONDUNCI. W\e o tot necc?sarily tJenlfy onracives with the opiniati cxprc?.sd by our correspondenlts. RED) CROSS LEAGUE, 'To the Editor of tho "Advertiser," SIR,-?I am credibly informed that a very large quantity of winter clothing is being made up weekly by our ladies working in the interests of the Red Cross League. All honor to them for their labors in so noble a cause, But those of them who are responsible for ordering the material required owe a duty, if not to themselves, certainly to the subscribing public, to see that no charge of unfairness lies at their door in the distribu'ion of their favors Our local business men have one and all responded liberally in many ways to the call of the empiro in its present trouble and we subscribers vwho find the funds have the right to see that as far as pos tiihle orders fir goods required are fairly and impartially distributed, or we should know the eas an why. Yours, FAIR-D)EAL SUB ISCRIBER,
LODGEMEN'S RIFLE RANGE. BAZAAR IN AID OF FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
LODGEMEG'S RIFLE RANGE, BAZAAR IN AID OF FUNDS. AT the Mechancs' Instituto on Wednesday afternoon a well stocked bazaar was open for the benefit of the rifle range installed by the Friendly Societies' Association, near the junc tion of Ferguson street and Welling ton parade. The Mayor, who performed the opening ceremony, remarked that he had been identified with the Asnocia hion upon its formation some 20 years ago. Mr Alfred Fowler and himeolf wore in the running for the first |residency and he retired in favor of Mr Fowler. At that time there was much distress through unem ployment and the Association did its best to relieve it, He was pleased to find it had steadily continued to work in that direction. It had interested itself in district nursing, in providing facilities for members who were ob liged to become inpatients of hospitals; in arranging gatherings of a social character, The particular object of this afternoon's gathering was to equip a rille range where lodgemen would ...
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. HAWTHORN. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
CRICKET. ---©-- WILLIA\MTOWN v, IAWTHORN. FlIlST 1LUVIN. Williamiatown 121 and 173 boat Haw thorn 7 for 17 (elosed) and 2 for 58. [arkor 60 (two 6'a and eloven 4's). Glad atoeoa 25, A. Mills 24, .N. Mills 23, and P. Wattson 13 no. were the moat anucoss utl b t-mon, and Baker, 2 for 23, obtained the wiclots. EucoND FLEVRN. Williamstown 121 and 05, wore def-atod by liwttorn 1tO and 4 for 57, J. Outen 23. Coward 14, Gobbio 14, D. Livingstone 12 a- d H. Livingatono 11 were the beat b.ttmano, and the wiokota woere acured by E Outen 4 for 31 (including hat trick) and 2 for 10, Kerr 1 for 0, and Gobblo 1 for 14. CLu I? LuviiN, Club Eloven 105 and 2 f r 86, boAt Footedray Preabya 12 and 161 on the t(Irt innings. Ailhs 18 n.o, a.d Box 10 n.o, obtained the rnun, and 11 rring 4 for "O, Thonmaa 2 for 13, Heaoh 1 for 13, uosking 1 for 21 and RI mington 2 for 25 were tho sucooaeful boAlora. WILLra3sroWN AND FOOTSORlAY DITalIIO JUNIOR A90o0IATION, Parkoidoa lot 08 and 4 for 251, v. Uni vorsaal 78,...
PRESENTATION TO TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
PIRE~ElNiTATIUON TO T?IlOOP,. Stl, --I am directed by the conmmittce appoinlted to arrange for send off to to he soldiers who volunteered for service abroad with the fi r:t coiltingent, and who resided in this town, to make an appeal for subscrip tiolns to provide prel?entations for a number who have joined the contingent since the date of the "cllnd-oll," and who are no doubt expecting to receive the same recogni tion by thie townspeople as their confreres, At any- rate, the comnmittec are anxious that they should receive sonime such recogni tion, and this can only be done by the re ceipt of additional subscriptions, As the contingent will shortly leave, a prompt response is desired. --Yours, etc. V. J. OGDEN, Town Clerk. Council Chambers, Williamstown, October IGthtl 19.}
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 October 1914
Bo ?0VLS. Williamatown.v. Fitzroy and Iauot Mel bourne. "A" Pennant. fBoores- WIlIAMsTOWN, 81, Mandorcon, W, Gravoll, II lick, Oguen 21 Compton, A tkinonn,A, AFowler, Bradley 25 flacltetook, R, lPowlor, Jonou, Willis 16 fmith, Hall, Lonadale, D, Gravoll ... 19 FITZROY, 02