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CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. STREET LARRIKINISM. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
CORRISPONDDNCEN . We du not noor o inrily Idlcuify oursclvs with Ithe opinions exprcssed by our orroeapondonte. S'TREIIET LARRIKINISM. To ite ltlilor of ti[rt "Adtvertiser." - Sin,--Might I call attention through your colunmns to tile disgraceful con. luct of a nuimhcr of youths in Douglas parade almost every night (Friday and Saturday nights in particular) on their way to Newport ? Their language is simply shocking; and people getting Ihmc from late trains, etc, get the full ,henclit of their iblasphemy, I)uring the past few montlias I have got home .rcquently at late hours frin Mel botrlne, and I cannot remenmle er a single instance of imcting a policemana il tlhii tlhorouglfaie. l,ittlo wonder ,uch conduct goes untchcckel.-Yours, PROM P'T ACTION, REI) CROSS ,LEAGUE. V ' --r ===. To the Editor of the "Advertiser," Sir,-In yot!r last issue a correspon dent signing "lFairdeal Subscriber" in ferentially charges the Executive of the Williamstown War F'und with unfair ness in the distr...
MEDICAL ATTENDANCE. CLAIM ON DEANE ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
MEDICAL ATTENDANCE. CLAIM ON DEANE ESTATE. Bzioie Messrs Orr and Bunnett on Tuesday, Dr. John Thomson sued Charles Taylor, as executor for his mother, Mrs Mary Deaneo, deceased, for Lni] rucuvtry ut ,vaolZfU, being the amount claimed for 67 visits at 711 per visit. Mr E. H, Hick, for the defendant, paid £1;l into the Court and denied liability for the rest of the claim. Dr Thomson gave evidence that he attended Mrs Deane from March 7th to August 7th, when she died, In answer to Mr Hick, the plaintiff stated the amount due was for visits since the last account had been settled. Mr Hick produced an account for £20,/121/, which had been settled for 10/10!-, Dr, Thomson stated that was a con cession made to Mrs Deane, who pleaded with tears that she was only receiving an allowance of £2/10/- a week. If Mr Taylor had approached him and rcquested a concession, he would have been prepared to meet htim, But, instead of doing so, Mr Taylor had told the collector he would pay nothing and he h...
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
T'ulu work for Red Cross and Con tingent is still steadily proceeding, collections coming in as usual, which enables us to continue our good work nntil there is absolutely no necessit) for it, which we all hope and pray will be soon, A box of 1i7 articles has been packed this week including pyjama suits, underpants, cardigan shirts and jickets, making a total of .tor.t garments and articles forwarded since the beginniug of cur work. The call for rabbit skins has been responded to liberally, nearly rooo having been promised, including 5oo from Mlr \Vhittaker, donations from Messrs WVendtman, and Stnart Blythe, Mrs Frazer Roxburgh, and others. Scarf from Miss Alice Crawford, and £r for flannel belts from Mr Paxton, donations of /- and so/ per Mrs Bailey for clothing, and Scarves, washers and cushion from MIrs Elliot, also received this week. PATRIOTIO FUND. Acknowlodged . .... -82 8 1 Eighth weekly contribution received from the Temporary Stafl, Shlpbuildiug yards, by Mr Dimelow is OL...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
NOTES OF THE WEE(. -Naval allotments will be paid on F!lday, 0th lust. -Big programme of now novelties a the Theatre to-night. -The electrio question will be con. sldered by a speolal mooting of the Council on Tuooday evening. -Motor boat Sheila will leave the Gem pier 1,30 sharp, Saturday afternoon Henley Regatta. Faroe 2/-. -Hawthorn, Sunday aftornoon, motor launch " Shoila," from Stevedore Pier 2, 80. oalling Newport, Faro, I/6 return --Councillor Noalintonds to move at next meeting of the Counoil that the contract cyst tm be substituted for day labor. -Forty four head of oattle were im pounded last sundav. The Inspeotor had the assistance of four mounted men from Foctsoray. --Tho capital of the Melb~urno Tram ways Company is 8170,000. The dlvi dends it has paid in 20 yearn of its ex istence exceed two millions, -Mr 0. Bishop, the well-knowe laborite, has reached the age of 70 and the event is to be celebrated by a sooial this evening at the Spotswood hotel. -Amy Castles, writing...
THE CARTING CONTRACT. FRESH TENDERS TO BE INVITED. WAGES OF DRIVERS. COUNCILLORS HURST AND NEAL HAVE A GO. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
THE CARTING CONTRACT. ITRiIU TENI) iR TO 1i1 INVITED. WAtIEr OF DRIVEIt', COUNOILLORS IIUtUT AND NEAL HAVE A 00. TuiE Municilpal Employes' Association in a letter read at the Council meeoot. ing on Tuesdaty Evening suggested that the Council employ drivers of drnyi', leaving the contractor to supply horme and drays, or that provision he made for a wage of 8/6 per day for drivers in future contracts, Cr Hurst moved that a condition be inserted in future contracts that wages board rates be paid to protect the men against sweating contractors. He thought it would pay the Council to have its own horses and drays, Or Dennis-Are the statements in thb letter correct P I would like to ask the Surveyor P The Surveyor-The men are paid 7/6 a day, the carters' award. Cr Dounia believed in paying a man afair watTna. Timl Illltnnfclntl lonline;I,, tfifn governm nt, tri o evade the law. He supported Or Hurst'a proposal, Cr Oravell-The Surveyor will pro vide a minimum wage clause in tihe next contr...
LAND JUMPED AT NEWPORT. COUNCIL NOT ANXIOUS TO TAKE THE RATES. LEGAL OPINION TO BE OBTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
LAND JUMPED AT NEWPORT, -----e COUNOIL NOT ANXIOUS TO TAKEI TUE RATEfI, LEGAL OPINION TO BE OBTAINED. Tita linanc Comuiittee reported to theo Council on Tuesday evening that consideration was given to the matters referred to them and recommended:- On letter from Mr John Sobutt tender ing fifteen years rates and slix years interest in settlement of amount owing on land in Home road,-l. That the opinion of the loegal advisers to the Municipal Assooiation ha obtained as to whether the Council is entitled t receive more than fifteeon years rateo and six yoere interest and i It can recover the samo by legal process, On letter from Williamestown Munilpal Band forward ing account for C2/14/1- for music ntande supplied by Mr A. P, Sykes with band instrumonts.-2, That the account bo passed for paymelont, On roport by Oonstable Tatoholei on the breaking of street lamp at tie corner of William and Ross streeoto,--It. That the matter be left in the hands of the Mayor to Interview the parents of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
NOTICES, C. PAL1ER, OCARPINTER and JOINI91. All claoooa of work at ahortoat notico, Jobbing attended to, 70 MORRIS ST,, WILLIAMtSTOWN, MR.B FRED. DAY, 1i0 OSBIORNE STREHr, Wllliamnatown, OUT.DOOR PIIOTOGRAPIIHER, Photoa taken at your own honmeo or at the above addroae by appointmoent. All kinds of Out-door Photogr iphy undortaken. Copying, Enalarging Printing and Developing done, Boat of Work at loweat City Prlooa. SALE BALE COM1 UENOIN(L O0'OB1L; 30th 1014, " Tho ALEXANDRA" 14a DOUGLAU11 PARADE. Marvollou IReduotiouu, Wonderful Bargains in Skirts and tihtuea, Black and Navy Cloth Skirtu, nicely mlado, B/i and 3/11, BIlack and white chook Bkhitd, the latet, only i/0, uanal price 7/11. White mualin Bloute, made In lateat atyloa, 1/6, 1/11. White aili Blouaooa, also Tunooro Bloatoa, 8/1, 8/il, LOST. L OST',--Irloh Terrier (dog). Reward. lB. Tubb, Power atreot. I OT,.-Williamatown, Sunday, Gold Spray Broooh, aot Poarla, RHoward, 8'J Molbourua Road, Williamattuwna, r UlUIEBDAY Night, at...
AN ARCHITECT'S CLAIM. OR TOWN HALL DESIGN. REJECTED BY THE COUNCIL. ON THE MAYOR'S CASTING VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
AN ARCHITECT'S CLAIM. OR TOWN I-HALL DESIGN, REJECTED I3Y THE COUNCIL, 1 ON THE MAYOR'S CASTING VOTE. Mtissas, lulnnett and Plottell architects, in a letter read at the Council meeting on t Tuesday evening, regrettel the decision of tile Council not to go on with the bnilding of the Town IHall, They enclosed their account and undertook, in the event of the Council going on with the work and em ploying their services, to endeavor to meet the Council, They had rendered no ac- t count for amended plans, but enclosed an account for /5o for tile first prize and for 300oo for preparing working drawings as re lquired tinder the Local Government Act for the loan, Cr, Treganowan moved that then matter be referred to the Finance committee, Cr, I-Hick moved as an amendment that £5o be voted in full settlement, Supposing one or two Cotuncillors who once might have had a good deal of power, gave in structiots, they could not pledge the credit of tile Council without authority as shown in the mui...
PATRIOTIC SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
PATRIOTIC SERVICES, AT Elechra street to-morrow the claims of empire will be emphasizcd. In the after noon at 3.30 the inaugural service of the Men of Methodism Movement" will be held, when tile Ion Samuel Mauger, late Postmaster General, will deliver an addrcess on "Our Dity to our Empirc." 13oth ladies and gentlemen are invited, There will be a collection in aid of the local patriotic fund, In the evening the Rev, F. Mlason will continue his course .of addresses on "lHeroes of the Faith." 'LThe IIospital Sunday offertory will he taken up oni the following Sunday. -The greater park of the time at the meeooting of the Counoil on Tuesday even ing, whlich did not terminate till eleven o'clook, was oooupiod in dlcuaosing a claim for £350 by Mesara Bunottot ansd Plottoll, winners of the town hall doalgn competttion, Counoillor Hick moved that £60 be paid in settlemant of alnil do mands, On his aseuranco that this rop resented all the money duo to the tles, Counocllors Rodger, Hampahiro,...
WEDDING. ASHER—HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
WEiDDING, -ý-- - C1 ASHIR--IIlLL, A v?tVY pretty wedding waG celebrated in the Preoabytorlan Church, Cocil aitreot, on Thursday, glptomtor 24th, the con traoting partlos being Mr If, Acher, fourth son of Mr and Mrs Ashor, Albert treeot, and Miass Alice I111, ldest daughter of Mr and Mra Hill, Thompaonatreet, lThe ceremony wan porformed by the Rev, It. Murray, The bride who entered the churoh on the arm of her father, loolked oharming in a lovely gown of white llrk, trimmed with lacn and orange bloiuom ihe wore oustomarylwreath and vcil, and oarried a beautiful shower bouquet of white marguoeritcs and asparaguen fern and white tulle stroamora, The brideos maids, who wore blue mop capFJ aild caeed posies of pink oearaatioe, weore Mi?s Lily Ilaum, who looked very be ooming in a gown of white nilll, and Mlias Alice lrenman, who was prettlily gowrci in white allk. The bridegroom was assisted by Mr It. Moauire as boatman and M Cf, IIll ar groomaman. Aficr the ceromony, a reoooptlon wa(t h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
FERRY V 3RVI~ES. " :, : :I -. -.A , ,? ' .. . ... .. .. .. ... .. .. . . SWILLIAM ?sTO`w ý '0 ° 0" 1 E BOURNE. -;WINliEIi TIMI TABLE. -': - --.Weather and other cercumstancoe peormitting. On and after April l.1.11, the Service will be run as follows : From Gem Pier W'liinamsto\;i:w Week day&-.--A t.- 6,35 8,35, 9 35, 10,35, 11.35, 12.35 p-1,35, 2.:35, 3.35, 4 25, 5,10, 5,50 Saturdays as usnal till 10.;35, theu 11.25, 12,10, 12.50, 1,36. Thence hourly till 5 35. Sundays,.--lourly fromn 1.35 p.m, till 5 35, pwm, From Port Melbour:;o Week days.--.a -7.0, 9.0, 10,0 11,0,12.0, r.M.--lO, 20, 3,0, 4.0, then 4,45, 5,30, 4 12. Satunrdy,--l11.0, 11.45, 12.30, 1,15, and 2, thence hourly till 6. Sundays,--Hourly firom 2 pn., to ti p'm,. FARES-W\Villiamstown to Port Melbourne, 3d, single; 6d, return Children Halfprice. - Weekly Tickets, 1/6; Monthly Tickets, 6i MELBOURNE FERRIES P'ty, Ltd,, Collins House, Melbourne, O OE' oal2. Newcastle Coal, Best ROUStS .]1F OLD -. Best EN INh ' .. ......
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
BEREAVEMENT. &nbsp; &nbsp; EDDY.—Mr Arthur Eddy, Mr. and Mrs. R. Smith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alf. Eddy and family, desire to thank their many kind friends for their expressions of sympathy in their recent sad ber- eavement. IN MEMORIAM. O'ROURKE.—In loving memory of my dear Wife and Mother, Ellen O'Rourke, who departed this life on October 25th, 1907. —Inserted by her loving husband &nbsp; &nbsp; and family. R.I.P. SATURDAY, October 24, 1914.
MORNING STAR HOTEL. A SUNDAY CELEBRATION. OF THE ALLIES' VICTORY. CHARGE OF TRAFFIC IN LIQUOR FAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 24 October 1914
MORNING STAR HOTEL, A SUNDAY CELIEBRATION, OF THE ALLIES' VlCT'ORY, CHARGE OF TRAFFIC IN LIQUOR FAILS A crowded Court on Thursday afternoon listened to a charge of trafficking &nbsp; in liquor brought against Edward Ivers, licensee of the Morning Star Hotel, by Sub-inspector Kennealy. Mr Brayshay appeared for the defence. The sub-inspector said the police watched on the opposite side of the street and saw men admitted after, giving four knocks, The police gave four knocks and were also admitted. Constable James Burke, stationed at South Melbourne, gave evidence that with Constable Lynch on Sunday even ing, September 13th, he took up a position in front of the Morning Star Hotel. They saw the door opened by a lady who gave something to a person who had knocked, Ten minutes after. wards they saw Francis McCart, Ed ward Dillon and another man knock separately. They were all admitted, each having given four knocks, An interval of about ten minutes elapsed during their admission ...
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. PORT MELB. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
(RICIE2T. WILLIAMST'OWN v, PORT MELD., FIRWlIT IAIVuN. Williamatown 82 and 84 (N, Mills 21, ]3.th 18, Gladatonea 13, A. Mills 11; A, Mille 5 for 5t, Gladatonos 1 tor 21), de toated by Port Melbourno 160 and 0 for .0, SucoND EIInV1N, Williametown 77 and 6 for 184 (Rlt. Livingstone 38, Gobbie 20, Abborton 20, Outon 16, Davis 16 n.o,, Kerr 12 ; Davis 1 for 31, Kerr 3 for 21, Jaokson I for 18) defeated by Port Melbourno 202, CLUII ELttvNI, Olb Eloven 101 and 72 tThomas 33 n.o., lorguaon 14; Allibou 5 for 22, Erioaon 1 for 6, Roemington 1 for 6) dofoated by Congrea 121 and 60 (Couroy 82, Grigg 22, lButtorfold 14, Wallia 12, Ogilvio 11, 0. O)gdon 16, Kendall 12 n.o ; G. Ogdon 1 for 21 and 5 for 3, Conroy 2 for 26 and 4 for 28, Wallio 3 for 81, Ogilvieo 2 for 5, Or igg 1 for 11),
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
WILLIAMSTOO WN THEATREI " Homo Swoot Home," a groat six rool dPram will bo shown at tho theatre for tho last tilme this .fturnoon and night, also an intoresting seorics of films show lug Lord Roberts roviewing Kitchonor's now army, some beoautiful soonos of the River Mouse, whioh is at presont so nluch in prominnoo, Phil Poroival, tho famous Londn,r barloeqa.u, comlodian, will also makeo his flaSt appartnoo in Wil liamstown, Oin Mlonday night slme iuntrotiung viows of tho war in Europo will be ltown; also two: star dramas, Tho manito~ineJGL,~t·\mR ~ 6rt atb k iry Koystoneo comedy tluch a Cook is ala lu cluded in this programmo, On Thursday noxt, a gro?at four reel spoolal, Paradise Lost, will bo soroonod,
WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
WI1LIAMSTOWN RAOINCG C[UI. Thio loeal alub'a Cup mooetiog will bo openod on uoxt Urlday, but tho prinoipal ovont, tho Williamstown Oup, will not be run until Monday, Novoemboer 9th, Mr Orr has roooived a very liberal response from ownors and trainors for his 2000 and most of the loading local and intor stato hraos figaro amongst the outrios, and as sovoral of these will bo returned wilnora during the spring carnivwl, they areo lIkely to bo rohaudleapped, no that it is rather hae rdous to venturo an opinion as to the possiblo wlnner, How over, Greeok Iiro, Owen Roo, Glidwyo, Bltham, Burrabadoon and Mint mo would appoar to have obsuco', Tho noew track will bo availablo for this fixture, which promises to be a highly suocosful one.
SPRING RACING CAMPAIGN. V.R.C. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
SPRING RACING CAMPAIGN. V.1.0, \IDI tTING. 'Tllun abVe meootilng open to-day who the prlucipal ovoet to be dooldoed u the D. rby, Only eight wiunerd of the alaeilo 3-yeo?r old ovwnt havo suorceded in win ninug th AMelbourno Cup in ithe ame oyea, tho last to gain thim dul honor boing Prinoo Footo in 10009, Only on homro ha succooeeded in winninug both auldiold and Melbourno Onpa in the samno ycear-Psoeidon in 1103-and it remains to be eon whether Uncle Sani will bn the oocond equine celobrity to ne complish a hiwlar feat next Tuesday. At the time of writing, 33 remain acceptors, and the race apponra to obe very opoen, Ulva's Islo, Unolo Suit, st. Slpas and St, Oarwyno are the mostly anoiod and perhaps the winuor mly be discovered amongat the following six :--Ulva's I1o, St. Carwyno, Unolo Sam, St, Spansa, Lily voil and Sjylvanmoro. Woorak and Mountnio Knight are the popular pircks for the Derby, but Now. bory, Traquetto, Borrabadeoen and Ari. tacuo have all shown promineontly duoing ...
PATRIOTIC CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
PATRIOTIC CONCERT, OwisG to pressure'C on our space, we are un able to give an extendedl notice of the patri otic concert at the Picture Theatre on Thursday evening. However, it may be said it was a great success and \will realise a large sum, Miss Marjorie tiagge, who has a nice contralto voice, and Miss Ircne Osborne were encored for their (selections, Miss Grace Ileriot sang with taste and dlis crimination "Soul of Time'" and in rtespontse to a warm recall, contributed "Wake Up." Signor Rebottaro contented himself with "The King's Fiftcon'' and a short encore inumber; and Mr IiRufus Ferguson also selec ted a battle theine in 'The Trunmpeter," nmitheut was stun by, tite ladies' clhorus with Misses Osborne and 3agge takling the solos, and Mr J, it. Ihopkins, who recites in a measured style. was encored for "The Mid nIighlt Charge." Mr Hector Goldspink \vwas one of the conspicuous vocal successes itf the evening, being encored for his solo fromn Putcciti's opera ''"La 'Toca" and win...
SIX MONTHS MARRIED. HUSBAND HAD A REVOLVER. MAINTENANCE ORDER OBTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
SIX MONTHS MARRIED, --©-- IIUSBAND HAD A REIVOLVIR., MAINTIENANOI ORDER OBTAINED, OATImRINE Kerford, who spoke with a strong scottish accent, proceeded against William Houry Kerford on Tueaday at the Court of Potty Seasions before Measra Hick, Ward and Bun nott for maintenance, Mr Frank Stephons appeared for the plaintiff and Mr Becomb for tho do fondant, Defendant is a watchman at the Power station and was a witness in a case at the court some little time ago when a man who had been employed at the works was charged with assault and who alloeged that Kerford carried a revolver, Korferd satin court nuraing some childreon by a former marriago The plaintiff gave her address as 147 Gore street, Fitzroy, Sho was 40 and denied that she had represenuted hor self as 30, She was married to Kor ford on April 14lth, For the first fortnight after marriage sho received no allowance from him, though he earned 8/- a day for seven days a woeek, getting extra pay for Sunday. Their place of residenc...