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NAVY AND POLICE. WARRANT OFFICER INTERFERES. BLUEJACKET HEAVILY FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
NAvW AnD POLiCE, \VARI(ANT OFFICER INTERFERES. BLUEJACKET IHEAVILY FINED, Rostn; .i John Chirnside, a big burly naval seaman, appeared before Messrs Plearson and Stone, Js,P.',, yesterday charged with unlawfully assaulling Constable Miles, in ti executccLion of hits duty, \vitlh datlmaging Iis uniformL, and with uIsing obscene 1,3gua;ge, laints reachingil tic olicestation, Con. stable Miles was sent to look for the accused. Constable Miles at a quarter past one in the afternoon, in companlly with Corporal Elliott, found acclused seated onL the ground opposite thile I'rince of Wales lhotel, lie hadl a comLpanian lwho l was helples.ly drunlk, Whlen told tlhat hIe had overstayed hiis leave, accusedl said " What has tlhat got to do with you ?' and struck hinl thLree Iheavy blows on thILe face, Dl)r, MacleanL said hIis jaw bone had been badly bruised and a quantity of blood flowed through his moutih. Accused resisted arrest and fouglht and licked, IIe tad to be carried io thie watchl hou...
NINE WEATHERBOARDS. SUSPECTED OF BEING STOLEN. A FINE IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
NINE WEATHIEflBOARIS. SUSPE~OTEID OF IIBEING S~TOLEN, A FINE IMIPOSED. Aci'RaiD George Burns, an emniploye of the Bottleworke, residing inside the \Verribeo boundary, yesterday appeared before Messrs Pearson and Stone charged with being found on October 24:th in actual possession of nine weatherboards suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained. Sergeant Curtin prosecuted and said the Bench had power to sentence to twelve months' imprisonment. Constable Carton was on duty in Blackshaw's road at three in the morn ing and saw Burns riding a bicycle along Melbourne road, i-e dis mounted and deposited 4 or 5 weather boards beside the roadway, Then he rode back towards Spotswood and re turned with another load. The con nr~LIl? ,,t ol'g L.. 1 i, .... t··· ,.?.-I~ a .:... where he had got the weatherboards. lie said beside the roadway bet\veen the Bottleworks and the railway line. \Vhen asked how many bundles there were, he said one; but when hIis first load was pointed out he said th...
SUICIDE BY POISON. THE CASE OF GEORGE ERNEST BIGGS [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
SUICIDE BY POISON, TI?E OABE Oi GEIORGE ERNESl BIGGS Hn. T"Lonedalo, J.P,, held a magis terial enquiry at the Court Hlouse on Thursday morning concerning the deafh of George Ernest Biggs, aged 2ti Dr. Charles Fetherstonhaugh gave evidence that death was due to shock from a coal tar poison, Hlo found, as a result of a post mortem examina tion made at the Hospital on Sunday afternoon that the organs wore healthy, with the exception of the brain, which was not in a normal condition. Mrs Jano McFarlaneo Biggs, widow, (65 Cecil street, gave evidence that de. ceased was her son and was born on Oct let, 188 lie had always lived with her. HIe left home at half past seven on Saturday evening after hav ing his tea. He was then in the beat of health and quite sober, though he was not of temperate habits. She had never heard him threaten to commit suicide. She onaw his body at the Hospital at twenty minutes to one next morning Constable William David Black gave evidence that at ton minutes to e...
THREE MEN IN A BOAT. A HENLEY INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
TIHREE MEN IN A BOAT. A HENLEY INOIDINT. (FOito TuII BANK), A uo ofI local sports have reason to remember Hoenley night of 1914, With their boeat white trousers and stiff starched shirts they looked imposing on the busy water of IIenloy-on.Yarra in their frail little skiff. The homoe. ward journey was undertaken on more troubled waters, Only one of the crow waB needed to steer the small foraft nud. the othorut ul nau?t tllldl¢y under the seats. British Tommias could not have slept more peacefully in their trenouches with shrapnel burst ing overhead, A sharp lookout was kept by the sentry at the wheel and the little ouengino plugged bravely on, In the dimu light could be aeona what a scared soldier would imagine to be live or six oeigo gus stacked one oni top of the othor. On came the dhadow and the little skiff Bailed sorcnely on. The practised eye of the man at the wheel could make out; the famiiliar form of the " Sprightly " against the star-lit sky. A friendtl, hoe guoessed, and ...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Electrio light loan authorised. -" Home Bwoot Homoe "' matir.oe at the hcatro to day at 2,30, -JessioNoal and Marga:rot MoLaugh. lin woro yesterday fined 5/- oach with 2/6 oosts for allowing animals to waudsr. -A ladies' night will bo hold t -nighRt by the Prosbyterian Literary and sceiou tito Association in the school hall, Cooll streeoot, -Rov. Francis Mason's son, who is serving with the oxpoditionary force in New Guineao, has boon recommenouded for promotion to the rank of sorgoaut. -Mr Rydor, who was staccesosftal as a cornet soloist at Ballarat, and is con ductor of the Malvorn band, is cornet soloist at the Picture Theatre. -Tho sautunmor time table of the bay ferry service will commence to-morrow when oextra trips will he run. A com plete time table will appear in our next 155110. - ' Hospital Sunday " will be observed at the Electra street Methodist Church to-morrow, Unavoidablo arrangemontls intorfeorodwith its observance on Sunday. -Councillor J. Denni...
HOSPITAL SUNDAY. INCREASED ON LAST YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
HS1108PITAL SUNDAY. INORIQtiAOID ON LAF1 YEAR, !III, annual collectiona in the churches bore lant Sunday for the bonofit of theo charition lihow an incroeao on la;t year, mainly contributed by tho North lProb?ytoiian church. rTh0 totala aro as follown: 1911, 1913. £ s.d. £ s, d, S. Presbyterian Church £81/ll -, ?. :. £3 .,. Il l 1 i i 5 0 St. Mary's I.CC . 0 21 0 0 N, Prcsbytcrian CIhurchI f171'i'ii,S, S. L'I 1 llible Clas £1/1u/- ... I 18 6 1 l ai ,' WVclsh l'rcslytcrian Chlurch ii U 5 5 1 Baptist Churc:h jl, SS, £11:2.'1 .... .. ... . 1 2 *i 1 i 0 81 oI 1Yl 8 15 1
BILLIARDS. EXHIBITION GAME FOR WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
BILLIARDS. ENIlIITION QAM IfOfR WAR lI UND, AN exhibition gamre of billiards wae pIlayed at the Cowling Club pavilion on Monday eveeniug betwon Mr E. J, Cilmphell, chaiipioii of Victoria, and Mr W, nhaddoek, alto a well known pro. faitioual. Mr Camphbtll concoded 100 to Slatltddolik in a pane of 6100 p and lld madot hb,,aka ,i tl0, 37, 741, 10 and 35, la did not unaittain throughotut the form he ahowed in the early titages of tihe game, whioh enablled himi to ov.rtako hib1 opponenit, Hhadtloclk'l play was conselat ont, hi heaCt breOak beiong 30, 35, 14, 35, 38 aRd ,10, lie won. A collcotion was made for the 'Patrioetio fund, for the benouefit of which the playera voluntarily gave their aorvicca, anld £8/18/- was raised, A cuoe, the gift of Meatra Alcock and Co., was sold by Mr Trovor Jones by auOtIon, and was klnocked down to the profidonta, Mr Jamen Ilall, for £., who wans congratulated utpon accaring a trophy of the war, The Mayer proponed a vote of thanks to the play?ra lor the i...
IN THE GARDENS. MUNICIPAL BAND PERFORMANCE. £30/11/11 COLLECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
IN THLE GAIt)ENO, MUNICIPAL BAND PERFORNXANIOE , £830/11/11 COLLEOTED. PEl?Airs the largest crowd that has assembled in the Botanical Gardons on a Hospital tSunday attended on Sunday to listen to a programme of band music, choruses and solos, arranged by Mr. H. Paton. On a spocially con structed mound, proparod by Mir Crowo, which promises to bh one of the most up-to-dato bandstands in the suburbs whoen completed, tihe Municipal Band, conducted by Mr. J. Code, roendored a march ' Suons of the ~eos," and 8elections "Tirho Gloria" from Mozart's Twelfoth Mahn and " Sea Songs." The perform ance was very creditable and reflects credit on their now bandmastor, who had only been with themn throo weeks. The Victorian Railways Instituto Musical Socity, under the baton of Mr. 1E. IH. Hlanatoin, supplied choruses " Peace to the Souls of the Heroes," "The WVarrior's Prayer," and Mendols shon's " Hymn of Praise," the latter being especially well rendered. Mr. '. Collina saug "Ora Pro Nobio" nice...
CHRIST CHURCH, NEWPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
CHlRIST CliURCH, NEWPORT. S'eCIAL tierviccs for Iloopital Sunday wore hold in the above church, when the vioar, Roev G. WV. Rotton, spokeof sym pathy and its infltence and power, taking for Ihis texts " limnclf took oar infirma. ties and bor our sicknucfie," and "Inas. much as yo have done it unto one of the leaat of those My brothren, yo have done it unto Me." The amount reaulting from tihe spocial appeal wa £3/7/61,which has boon forwarded to the local hospital, On Wednesday, 21st inet, the Rov W. MKloe, of Holy Tcinity, Port Melbourne, dolivcrod an able and moat interesting lantern lecture on "h'Ilow we got our Prayer Book," Ahbotlt 100 attended the lecture and all w re delighted with it, A vote of thanks, moved by the vioar,was carried by aceclamation to the lecturer for his highly intrunctive and succlnct opitome of such a wide ntbjoot commono Ing from the tirst conturioN to the 16th, Tiidt is the lrsit elf frt of the Christ Ohurch Nowport branOch of tile O. E.M.8. slnoo its or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
SUN BL NDS YOU SHIOULD NOT DELAY in giving your attention to thisemattor early. BLIND OANYAS is going tobo Boatoe, IT IS I Wo have on hand a good Assortmrnt in White and Colored Stripos and adviseo you to OONSULT US and GI?T ESTIMATES for your Windows and Verandahs. Cane BlinEd We have a low sizos in WIDE, NARROW and GREIEN OCANE, but owing to war disturbanooe in Paolifo we have not yet roeoived advieoe of this seoaeon'e shipmonte arriv ing, so you ehou!d onll and makeho early selection, S.S.S. Galatea Il Juvonile Clothing thie is going to he the soaroest thing in the trado. Gall and 0oo our nowoat in Galatoa Blouses, Tunico, Dandio Suits, Norfolk and Sihort Stite-all at last soauson a prieos. 0. TR E & . II17 FERcaUSON ST. ..HW. AI AY C . Drapers, MIorCeors, &C, 283? NELSON PLACE, WILLIAIISTOWN, Sell itt for LIES boonauo they osell for CASH, Latost Styloe for Summer and Holiday wear. A Free Gift Ticket Given away with every 6d, worth. W. KEAYS & CO., 2a3 Nel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
imU ?__~--=-~-___?--- -r.?. = ~ -,,.,.?-:=_-r-? _?7,;*:?r ?- ~:-:·-?_-_.?. =? -?=,.. .= A. COLIINGRI DGE, Auctioneer 'Phe?sE RENT COLLECTING co, our Business, Auc'tioner, Ra ld Estte Agents 229 anl 23 Collins Stfeet, and at Newport, 8EE N2.IWPOITI--- The Birmolingham of Australia, WhCn Baylug or Solltung-SEBI US "Wi'LL DO TnI IU?T." SAM UEL SPRY'S SHIOE BTORESo R. J. WATERMAN,~d~~ op Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Olub Hotel.) woos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 51/- 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 mean a saving to Purchanern, Loans Privately from £2 Upwards. Draper ~nd OUothier Small Deposit and 1/- Weekly OfIleo: 108 Barkly-t., Footscray A Card will bring our Representative If you wish to have entire satisfaction n your iEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with ..... T.K....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
Tho State Promior, at a quartor to rsi on Thursday evening, tolographed to tho Mayor regretting that owing to a Cabinet mooting, it was imposoiblo for himuolf or a colloaguo to attend the patriotic coneoort The mossago was not delivered till next day, when, of oouroe, it was uaoloos, The Mayor was put to the in convonionoos of remaining in at tondano for an hour or more for the promised arrival of the Promoir, owing to the failure of the Telegraph authorities to soud a meosage from Sponoor stroot. A man might have oanily travelled 50 mlloe on foot while the telegramn wan travelling nine miles, At the Court of Potty Scssions on Tuesday, I. Mi, LAdd, roprocatod by Mr E, H. liok, obtained orders, with 26/ coets, against Andrew Harris, 90/9/8; William MoDjnald, 12/10/3; and 15/ coata against the following, J. Graf, 16/3 ; Mrs L. Mitoholl, £1/13/.; Frank Halliuan, 4i/11/11. V, II, MoLaakoy was author itid to draw £5/14/8, with 5/- costs, duo by the liarbor Tromt to GAnauol lludaauhaw, ag...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
BIRTHII, BATESON,-On the 26th of October, at Nurao Potoroon's Privateo ospital, 28 Victoria Street, Williamotown, the wife of J, i, Batoson-a son, Both well, DEATH, PEARSON.--Or the 18th of October at his residonce, 20 IIanmer street, Williamstown. Joseph, beloved husband of Jano Ann Pearson and loved fathor of Joaeio, W, 0, and 0, L, Pearson and brother of W. Pearson J,P., Mrs Mack roll, Mra Olarko and Mrs. Hammond aged 70 years. IN MEMORIAM. PAGE,-A tribute of love to tho memory tof our dear mithor Oharlotto Jomima, the widow of the lato Thomas Pago, who died at Cecil Stroot,Williamatown. S7th October, 1013, A loving Grannie. I remember all the love the yeais have taught Inc. And the happiness that filled them I recall. But my mother's love and all the joy it brought mc, Is the love that I remember best of all. -Willie. 60 Cecil stroot. PAGE,--In loving memory of my dear Fathor, who died on the 381t of Oct, 1013, Father is gone, but not forgotten, Nor is the good advice he gave, S...
ROYAL HOTEL LICENSEE. COMPLAINS OF YOUNG MEN'S CONDUCT. THE CHARGES DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
ROYAL HOTEL LICENSEE, COMPLAINIS OIF YOUNG MEN'S CONDUOT. THE CHIARGES DISMISSED, EDIrTH Mary McKechnie, wife of Sergeant MaKcchnio, a prominent officer of thile Australian contingent, is the lic.enoa of the Royal hotel, Nelson place, She informed the Court on Tuesday that lhe had aeon licensee under the namine of Roynolds ; but was married to Sergeant McKechnio a fortnight ago. Sho had a charge of noseault against Charles Patrick Barry, a youth, and a charge of uoing obscene language within tlhe hearing of persons in the bar, againot William Laraoen, another youth, iMrs McieKchnio announced that she was in thle doctor's care and desired:an adjournment; bult an? ho wan called upon to pay costs, nlh decided to go on. Thle magitratel were Measrs Hick, Ward and BIunnoelt and the defendants weoro roelrosented by Mr E, H, Hick, Thle defenidants were alleged to have come into tihe hotel at different times on Saturday afternoon, 17th inst,, and to have done the acts com plained of, Mrs Mci...
ELECTRIC LIGHT SCHEME. ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL. LOAN OF £18,000 PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
IIELECTRIG LIGHT SCHEME. ADOPTED DY T[HE COUNCIL, LOAN OF [18,0oo PROPOSED, O: Tue?iday evening a special meeting of the Conneil was held to consider tihe electric light schenme, There were presclt Crs Ileriot (MIayor), Hlampshire, Rodger', McNcilage, Liston, Dennis, Ilick, Hurst, Hyrne, Giravell, Neal and Treganowvan, Cr Liston mnioved the adoption of a re. port that hald ioen plreviously before tile Council to the clliect that the plan slhowing the nmbecr of street llght. Ie approved! and that tile neccsnary step:; be taken to raise a loan of /i8,ooo, IIhe pointed out that the cost of the scheme was originally /rJ,8.15, lint it hald been increased to /14, 24.l as a res?lt of a visit to L:ootscray and Itrlmns wick which resulted inI 73 extra lights being introduced. 'ihe Council was niow paying /rioo per annum for street lighting, /300 of the amount being tilhe cost of labor and maintenance for about 0oo liglhts, After visiting other nmtnicipalilitics it was dlecided to dliscardl t...
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. TRAVELLING KITCHEN FOR TROOPS. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
CORRESPONDiNCi. U do not neceasarily identify ourselves with th?l opinions exprissd by our oolrrea3pondonts, TRAVELLING KITCHEN 1O7, TROOPS, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." SIR,--In order to provide for tlhe comfort of our troops proceeding to the front, I anm cndeavouring to get a few pounds towards the cost of a travelling kitchen, and already sonme of the residents have contribuitcd, I any of your readers feel disposed to help so good a cause, I shall be glad to rcccive donations,---Yours, &c,, JANE STRICKLAND, " Erith," Vcrdon street, October 29th1, 1011, List up-to-date: Capt., McWilliam [2/2/-, Capt, HIoward Lr, Mris Iloward r, Captains PI'aterson Li/i-, Doughlton Io/6, Dow to]-, lIrobncr to/-, Ihanlts ?/tI/-, Stewart Io/-, Tompaclt tn/., Antlhonty moi-, Strickland filI/., Mrts Strickland LIr i-,
SPOTSWOOD PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
BPOTS?WOOD PATRIOTIO 13UND, Aoknowlodgeod . ...lli 6 0 Employoa Molbourno Bottleo works, 3d, wookly donation 18 7 3 Belgian IFund Aclknowlodged ... ... 2418 0 Mr and Mrsh F. VoigP 1 1 0 Theo following amounts have boon re coivod towards tho Boelgian carnival fund:--Molbourno Olass I:?ttleo Worku employosca, £8/8/6; Mir Hlok (oior) 1, Miss Beoymour, /1/-; Mri Falm?on, 2/6; Mr Luzzi, 2/6; Mra Tyqulnu, 2/-; Mrs, O'Brion, 7/-, Total, £11/4/ A concert will be held in the Free Gac deners' IIall to night by tihe Spotswood patriotic committee. The whlole of the proceeds in aid of Belgian women and children'a fund,
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
OBISCINi LANGUA1G8. ... ... - .4',-- . . .... ON'l Tueaday, at the CourIt of Potty seaaionu, Alfred jone, a youth em played at thIe Newport WVorlikhops, wan charged with using obaceue language., Conatalbo Tatchell gave evidouce that he waa at the Nowport station onI 15th ins~t t 0oven in the ovening and heard very had languageo uaed by a group of men who wore engaged in conversation. The defendant ucod certain words when within ten foot of theo constablo, He was lined 20/- or three daya, -It ia eathlaSted thalt thlh year'C hIur veust will not aupply our own require ienots. lThe orop I eastiulatud tl lIvo millionu buahela and the looal iarket absorbs twioo that quantity,
DRAY HIRE AT POWER STATION. [?] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
DRAY 1Ilf(t &T POWER STAT[ON, Sn,--In your report of tho Council nleeting of October 2oth, I notice a statemena t made by Councillor Ncal, that the Governelllctl was paying x])- a day for horse, dray and driver at the l'ower station. That is ab:o lutely incorrect, I hold the contract for the supply of drays:, lorries, &c., to the l'o\wer station, andt, as I qLuite agree that the BIloard rates canniot be paid out of Ill-per day, tllat anlounlt has lnvcr been otlereld, in ally case, when a statienlellt of that liiid is made at a meeting to which the press is admittlcd, is it too inutch to alk that the spcealer take the trouble to verify his iiin formation ? In conclhtsion, a copy of the contract,'anld sclhedule of prizes, can lie eeni at 181i Cecil street, if the gentlelien coin cerned are interested in the miatnter., J. Li, £,IcGREGOR, Contractor, 18 Cecil streetl,
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 31 October 1914
THE WAR. ALL thle s?winlg centr?s and private workers havo been well supplied this week with cut ;p garments, and are now endeavoring to comply with the many needs of the Rcd Cross work in making underpants, pyjama suits and cardigan jackets, Donations of towels and pillow slips are still urgently nedeld for the Australian hospital basces, and if each houscehold in Williamnstown would spare one of cither or both from its inen store, our contribution for this woiuldl ie considerable, If :sent to the Council chambers any day they would le imemedi ately despatched, As the result of Miss lirowne and choir at Holy Trinity Church concert, the handsome sum of £r8 was raised, and as the bookling for the Red Cross concert was very heavy a splendid resiult is expected from this, The lied Cross; lance organised by Miesddame.s Musther and Undecrwood resulted in a profit i j41/[3/6, and the net result of the picture night is £22/o/-, lThe very best thanks of the com mittee are tendlered to all w...