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BETTING RAID AT NEWPORT. THREE EMPLOYES SUSPENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
BETTING RAID AT NEWPORT, TIIRIEE EIPLOYEEI SUSPIENDED. DETECT'IVE Borum, of the Railway de partment, in charge of moember of his staff, visited the Newplort workshops on Monday aftorroon. Their mission was to ascertain if any of the empioyes were laying tho odds on the Melbourne Cap. It is underatood that aomo complaint on the subject had been made to the department. The onquiries mado resulted in throo employos being suspended. It is understood a departmental enquiry will be hold,
MAN FOUND DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
MAN FOUND DEAD. \V1IYimu working on the Newport shops oewer on Thursday, William Thomas Roeece, a resident of Collingwood, found the dead body of Thomas Under. wood, who also was employed on the work, The body was found in a shaft 16 foot deep, and the only marks on it were a few cratchek. A few minutes before the body was found, the ganger saw Underwood at work, It is thought that death was caused by heart failure, Decoeaed'a place of residence was not known to any of hia workmatea, but it is believed that he lived at Abbotoford,
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. PORT MELB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
CRICKET. -- WILLIAMSTOWN v. PORT MELB. Owing to the rain last Saturday, neither the firat nor scooud olovena con tinued their match against Port Mol bourno. FOOTIO'AY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRIOr Cuuioluna AsaooIATION. Churoh ot Christ 67 (Sutoliffo 25, Stroa der 18 ; Hill I for 20) v. Yarravillo Bap tists 1 for 45 (Qutton 28 n.o., Worrall 18 n.o. ; Carlton 5 for 85, Box 4 for 5, Owen 0 for 17). Hyde Bt. Mothodlots (A toam) 0 for 18S (Dobblo 72, T. Wilson 46 n,o., Elabury 18, G. Wilson 17, Humphroy 10) v. N1:w port liptlats, not yoe battod (Williams 4 for 50, Widdows 3 for 68, Osmond 2 tor 09). Victoria St. 60 (Hopo 211, Iov-iv 10) v. Sootacray Prosbytoriaus 0 for 21 (toberta 14 nu.,, Williamson 7 n.o,; Sohado 6 for 82, Almond 8 for 16, Pritchard 1 for 18). Other matohe in this compotition were unablo to bo started owing to the ralun. Williamstown Baptists 5 for 51 (Nathan 22, Rose 11 n.o, ; Mo'orran 3 for 10, Watkins 3 for 14) v. Colline Sft, Baptists 80. O.Y.M,8. 4 for 09 (Fitzgorald...
(Copy). [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
(Copy), I Frank James Forbes of "To Kowhlanga" Essex Road Surrey Hills in the State of Victoria accountant do solemnly and sincere. ly declare that on September il th at about Io.5o am. I was informed by telephone by my wife that my son had met with a serious accident, the nature of which she did not know, and had been taken to the Williams town hospital, I immediately caught a train, and arrived at the hospital about t1.40. I asked a nurse who came to the door how the boy was, and she .replied that she would ask the Matron. She returned and said the Matron was engaged, and would I wait outside, I remained in a covered court yard close to the operating theatre, and after a delay of over ten minutes saw Dr Box Jr. and a nurse coming from a room, when I asked the doctor if he knew how my boy was, As lie kntew nothing of the case I asked the nurse, who proved to be the Matron, when I was curtly told to go out. side and wait, 1 replied that I wished to know first what had ihappened, and...
Random Readings. SOME HAPPY ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Random Readings. SOME HAPI'Y ACCII')NTS. Some of the most ccl.br.rted dis coveries in the world of science and art have been the rcult of a happi) accident. The worker, ,stiiving earn estly for one thing, find. th:lt, fail ing in his original quest" ,hk has at tained another and far 1nore \wond:.r" ful one. The discovery of stcamll was out: of these "happenings," as we all know. The boy Watt, always thoughtful and pltnm;t. , sat one.diy by his mother's '"tcO en li[ . T lh re was the te,-kettle stwanging from i.s lbook, and as the water'grew hot, it bga;tn to boil and .the steam violently li:t:. tl e kIi ttle lid. As it rose and fell ,and the boy's eyes followed the motion, his brain ' was fixed with the thought, "If this snmall puff of steamn can move the iron lid, why wolttd not a larger amount .nlove a larger object ?" and the whole subject of steam navigation was thcle in a nutshell. The lquc k \\it of a woman di- cver ed the strange for. e now known as galvanism. The \wie of a e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
AUCTIONS. THIH DAY, At 8 o'olock. HANNAN STREET. W H. O'ROURKE, Auctioneer, will a coll by Auotion oplendod Unild lug Allotment, Measurements 87.0 x 140, to ro.w, Oortifloate of Title, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, On the Promises, 57 OSBORNE) STREEI', Williamstown, At 3 o'clock. rTREVOR JONES & CO., Auctioneer, under inustructions from tho Exectt tors of the late Mrs Clark, will soll Superior D.I,, W.B, House of 7 rooms and Washhouse, situated on land 86 x 105, to a r.o,w. This property is for absoluto sale to wind up the estate, and we are instructed to inform the publio that a small deposit will be acoopted and the balance as rent, but the property must be sold.-Particulars, Trovor, Jones & Co , Anetionoors, Tel 94 Williamstown, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, At 8,30 o'clook, On the Promises. No. 15 ANN ST., Williamstown. T REVOR JONES & CO., Auotioneer, will sell, under instructions from the Mortgageoes, Two-story Briok Resi donce containing 7 rooms, property is sow...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 7 November 1914
BEREAVEMENT. BIGGS.--Mrs Biggs and family return sincere thanks to their many friends for letters, telegrams, cards, visits and expressions of sympathy and floral tributes; alao Dr. Maclean, matron and nurses of Williamstown Hospital; &nbsp; also Rev. Murray, in our recent sad bereavement, —65 Cecil street, &nbsp; &nbsp; Williamstown. IN MEMORIAM. GIBSON.—In fond remembrance of &nbsp; my dear Wife and our dear Mother, who passed away on 4th November, 1912, at Williamstown. —Inserted by Captain R. Gibson &nbsp; and family. WRIGHT.—In memory of Robert &nbsp; Alexander Wright, who died at &nbsp; Nelson place, Williamstown, on &nbsp; 6th November, 1900. Saturday, November 7, 1914.
Williamstown v. Hawthorn. "B" Pennant, Played at Hawthorn. WILLIAMSTOWN, 110. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
Willianslown v. Hawthorn, " B" Pennaut, Playod at Hawthorn. WIL1AMIhrOWN, 110. Todd, Crochford, Harvey, L. Hick ... 34 Ryan, Vallino, Breezo ... .. 27 Parker, Patteraon, Timmu, Hiddlo ... 28 Stovonson, Hompol, Turnor, OrawtorA 21 HATIIOmN. 08. .
BOWLS. William v. Melbourne. "A" Pennant. Played at Williamstown. WILLIAMSTOWN, 75. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
BOWLS. Williamotowu v, Molbourno. ' A" Pounaut. Played at Williamutouwn WILLI4AMSTowN, 75, 3mith, Hall, Ward, D, Gravoll ...... 21 Compton, Atkinson, A, Fowler, Bradloy 20 Mandoraon, W, Gravoll, II Hiok, Ogdon 22 Blaokaetook, R, 1owlor,*Jonoa, Willis 12 MELNURNIH, 100,
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
TO.IAY'o MATrOTIIS. Willlamtovan v. Goelhng (lot olovon) at Goolong. Toamu - Arnold, lrown, Oarpoutor, Mill8 (2), Gladatonou, Wataon, Kilgour, Mitoholl, Livingatono (2), and Jaokaon. Booond olovons at Williamatown. Toam - Coward, Davis, Gobblo, Hatoh, Outon (2), Pilling, Thomas, Horring, Ford and Milla. Olub Elovon v. John t, Mothodiata noar Pound Roaorvo. Toam-Ailos, Ury, Romiugton (2), Eriokson, Box, Cohen, Philip, Nankervia, Hopper and Jauieson.
FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
I'Ooo00OAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICr CHUnoRnI: ASSOCIATION. Hydo St., Mothodiots (A team) 210 boat Newport Baptists 23 and 100 (Williams 20 no,, Hlaria 18, Darroll 11 ; Williams 4 for 67, Widdows 3 for 57, Osmond 2 for 79. Yarravillo Baptista 218 boat Church of Christ 67 and 0 fur 78 (Sutoliffo 25, Hill 17, Streador 13 and 15, Hall 14, Jones 10; Jonoa 6 for 48, Hill 8 for 42, Butoliffa 1 for 46, Bay View Rd. Mothodlats 80 drow with John St. Mothodiots 5 for 32 (Allon 11 n.o. ; Allen 4 for '28, Miloe 3 for 20, Rolloy 2 for 10, Gilea 1 for 13.) Footooray Prosbyterians 101 boat Vic toria St. Methodists 69 and 4 for 62 (Our wood 30 n,o , Barkl 14, Brown 13 ; Boa ver 8 for 12, Barkla 2 for 18, Grenfell 1 for 17, Brown 1 for 23, Hopo 1 for 20). Orongrou. 73 (Grigg 11, G. Ogdon 20 ,o. ; Counoy 4 for 17, G. Ogdon 3 for 16, Ogilvie 2 for 11, Grigg 1 for 16) drow with Hydo St. (B team) 73. Williamatown Baptisto 74 and 30 (Nathan 15; Watkins 1 for 16) woro do foated by Collins St. Baptists 30 ...
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. FOOTSCRAY. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. FOOT8ORAY. ]rnfsT IELUsN. Willinmstowa 2 for 100 (N. Mill 6 n.o., Brown 40 ; Arnold 2 for 22, Gladutonos 1 for 45) v. Footuoray 8 for 161 (inuiugE doolarod olosod), Tho gamo was drawn, SECOND ELUiVN. Williametown 30 (Thomas 10 ; Coward 1 for 4, Jaokaou 8 for 18, J, Oaton 2 for 14, E. Onton 1 for 24) v. Footsoray 8 for 114 (innings olosod). CLUB EiEVEN, Club Elovon 114 (Nankorvia 28, Hatch 22, Philip 10 ; Romington 3 f r 14, Box I for 0, Horring 8 for 28, Forguson 1 for 12) v. Lonnox St. 1 for 12.
THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
THE WAR. Tiai exhibition of contingent and Red Oross goods in Mesers Kolg & Co.'s win dow has excited some interest, and the publio has been able to seo tho require ments, All the artioles are needed in largo quantities for the wounded and can be sent any day to the Council Chambers, whero they will be recelved by any oflloor, The hon. soo.. Mrs. P. Phillips, s1 there every Wednoeday from 12 till 5, and any lady can got cut-up garments to take home on giving her name and ad dreos, the goods to be returned when finisheod, or at any of the sowing contres connected with the churchos on that day. fowors are moat urgently needed and much more could be done if they would only come forward and help, as there is plenty of flannoel from week to week to be fown, Donation for wook-MrS Bird, two towels and 2 pillow cases; Mrs Broakes, Miss Paxton, holmots, Donations in cash-uesuosng compeottion for wolght of bullook, £5; bullock prizo (oorroct weight not guessed) 22/2/-; M,T., 10/-,
HORTICULTURE. DISPLAY BY MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
lHORTICULTUIURE DISPLAY BY MEMBERS, Tea Mayor opened a display of uweet peas, roses, pot plants and out flowors, tural Socieoty, on Wednesday evening at the Mechanics' Institute. io (traced the rise of horticultural societies when 8ir Joseph Banks intro duced them over a hundred years ago and mentioned that they made a wider appeal than a merely botanie display. He congratulated the memboer on the blooms they were exhibiting and wished the effort every ucooeos. There was an exhibit by Mr Crowo, curator of the Gardens, that was much admired and the out flowers also do. served favorable comment. Mr G, Bowman, the uot rgetie honorary secretary, had all the arrangements com plete in every detail. That he takes a practical interest In horticulture was shown by the fact that he carried off the honors for two classes of pansies, in oarnations and stocks, for an oporgno of sweet peas, a bunch of green peas, and a display of lettuce. Mra Canon won with 'epeoimon plants of two varieties ; Mrs...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Big vaudeville attractions at the Theatre to-night, -A children's bazaar will be hold in the Freegardonora' Hall this afternoon in aid of the Belgian fund, -At the recent music examinations hold at Melbourne University, Ethol Aid ridge, pupil of Miss Dorothy Murdock, passed Grade V. -Maribyrnoeg, motor ladtluh Sheila, Sunday afternoon, leaves Stovedore street at 2.30, calling at Nowport. Faro, one shilling return. -Dr. Thomson has been laid up dur ing the week sufforing from the effects of a fall from his bicycle which occurred on Saturday last. -Correspondence is still passing as to the favoritism shown to fydnoy in Naval shipbuilding works. There are 6000 men employed at the Naval depot at Cockatoo island, -Trevor Jones and Co, are selling by auction to-day, superior residence, Os borne street, and brick residence, Ann street. Those properties are well situated and should command ready buyers. -To night, in the Young Mon's Hall, Cecil street, the Presbyterian L...
MR. P. O'REGAN. RETURNS FROM BRITAIN. SOME INTERESTING ADVENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
MR. P. O'RIGAN. -4-- RtitURN1L FROM BRITAIN. SOME INVERE ItTING ADVENrURES, Mn. P. O'Regan, secretary of the Wil liamstown branch of the Political Labor Oouncil, left on May 1th by the Miltiades on a trip to Europe, -He has now returned and his trip wa interfered with in many respects by the outbreak of the war. He returned on the Orsova, which left Tilbury docks on September 25nth The ship had as many passengers as she could safely carry, the crowding be ing due to the fact that the vessel to have preceded her was commandered for troops, Mr and Mrs' (iGode, of Parker street, and Miss Oldham, Han. smer street, were passengers by the same vessel. iHe was considered lucky by those on board to succeed in getting a passage when so many had been dissapointed ; hundreds of Aus tralians were stranded in London, However, the luck was not all in his favoe. He travelled third class and 12 passengers were there stowed in a space of 18 feet by 5ý feet 10 inches. The dining table was only two fe...
NORTH SCHOOL, No. 1409. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 November 1914
NORTH 8HOOL, No, 1400. The third monthly statomont of tie Hoad Teoaher showa that £,24/1/0 has boon subsoribed by the toaohcra and pupils to the Patriotio Fund as unde :- Toahoers, £10/6/0; Pupils, 10/11/8; Oon oort, £3/0,'0. In response to the roquoat of tho Department the staff contributed two dozen pairs of woollen gloves, oxtra Sootoh finish for use of troops at the Front, In addition, with the gonorous support of many parents upwards of 400 artiloes have boon forwarded for the uno of thounfortunate sufferer in devastated Bolglum, 446 to the local depot for the troops, oto,, and 151 to tho depot oatab lished by the Education department at Montague, Teachers and pupils are still more than willing to do what they can to alloviato distroes, and heartily weloome the support of parents who do airo to forward any of the undermon tionod articles:-Wool, for working into garments; Garments suitable for cutting down into children'o apparel, orgarmenta that have beoomo too small or out of ...