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THEY OWN THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
S EiIEY OWN TH1Iu LAND. "- A ramble through rural France," de claredt an ;b-Lerant tourist, "is a bet tor education in the character of the petople aon the country than years sjleut, in Paris. You see, for instance, the great dif. ferenco between Britain and France a"s countries. In oio the land is owned h, it few and? poorly cultivated. In the tither it is owned by inillions and is Lovered with farims and orchards, "It isthi thaij nt :Skes France so prosplierous, and exllains why the i?lreh are ni t Oan emigrating ination liho the Eng;lilh, the (ermans and the Italians. iiThey love their lann because they own it. T''hlc French aro splendid far.mers, tnd insao the svil yield far moe than tho farmers of mot othlier countries would do. Th'ey live inl a frugal way, mntd save mlneuey" to such an extout that - early cvery i'reneh farmer is a small capitalist. ' This i?o why irlanico was able to pay1 the elll'lolnnos wa\\ inldemlnity to UoeC mnany w\ithout dilliculty, and why it is to-day...
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, NOVYEsIER 10th, PalSaesT : Ora Heriot (Mayor), Neal, Hampshire, Rodger, Hurst, Liston, Dennis, Troganowan, Gravoll, Byrne Hick and McNeilago. LETTERS RECEIVD,. The chief secretary notified vacancy in Firoerigades Board, Cr Hickford intimated that he was a candidate for re-election, On the motion of Or Treganowan, it was decided to nominate Cr Hick ford. The Town Clrlk, Melbourne, for warded report of Tramways Confer encer Copies to be furnished to Councillors. The Town Clork, Port Melbourneo, desired another interview with the Town Surveyor on the maintenance of the Short road,-Agreed to, The Town Cleork, Richmond, for. warded report on diphtheria carriers, Sent to Health Officer for report, Mr T. Haywood was granted per mission to cross footpath with jinker Messrs Marchant and Co, claimed damages to motor lorry which ran off ferry into river. The Town Surveyor reported that the brakes on the lorry had failed to act, the result being that damage to the amount ...
RUSSIA'S GREATEST PAINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
RUSSIA'S OlIEATIfST PAINTER, i'tlat great rcalistic painter of war fcsili V',retchagin, who Ihas just past td his sixtieth yetar, lha recenttily givcl sonie very initerestlig particulars about ,tlutself, his work, and his feelings under the itipnite tof hi genius. His art, so colo-sal and terrible, lankes the Imllll', personality and tiec thods cxcptlutnaty interestitng. To an interviewer he lhas given thie follow iing answer to the question as to what qualities are essential to the making of a great painter. F"irst," he said, "t a man must have .a desire to be a painter, just as one who wishes to be a busintess man or a politician mtust have a taste, a bent, a wish in that..le. He mutst possess a certalil natural gift and the artistic teutperualunt. Added to these coime ,lho will alnd the capacity for hard and *yontinual toil. If one would succeed as a painter he must labour in his call Ing with .not less assiduity than those who are engaged in other pursuits. Not only 'llust he be...
H.M.A.S. SYDNEY. LOCAL MEMBERS OF THE CREW. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
II.M.AS, SYDNIEY. LOOAL. MIMilRS OI1 THIE REW. Tut: following local lad( aro anongat the gallant crow of the if Af.IA . Sydnoy, which had the honor of dea patching the Gorman maraudeor Emden: Bernard Roborto, o/o Mhir J. J. Liston, Ilanmor atr?o?o, Erneoj Ilanaon, 231 Ciffard atroot. Jno. Kennody, 2 Park etroeot, North Williamatown. Robert J. Adamts, 12 Railway toreraco. Stanley 1, Baird, 160 Osboruo utroot, -Goorge Pearoo, .4 Railway T1oz r.co. A. J. lBudgeon, 106 Osbornoe treet, Albert lEatalako, 110 ianunan streot. Edward Jamwion, Hanmor stroot, -An illustrated locture, ontitled ," A niobt wi' lurns " will boe given by Mr J. Camorou, asulated by W. Watson, in the Proubytorian ilohool lHall, on titurday evoning, Novembor 28th,
ABSTAINERS GET BETTER WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
it, tals said of MI'. Alli'c\\ Carli,?iigi that he had ahhlcd tlo peir cunt. to Lit wages of hii; cllmplloyu oil his Scottishl estatec, onl conlitioU thiat they becalm total ab.tail:crs. A tonlpel ano Iritcr, desirin to .o '1uro it l?;i' o lal eiXnsll't'sionl from I 1i'. C'arll(gi. i as to his 'attitutle ill this ro slpect, stent hil a letter as!iIng if he wouhl tillly adl\i,, him a> to the truth of the ahovre sta lntelt, and al,, inform hlill wtllt IiCailsue of s?Iuccess had fobt lo1wedtl this jplichiy. The reply has just lately bece re cciv',x', andl i: as follows: ' I;il "i e nIlo rtquillil'eil to hiu total abstainers, but all call obtain from Ul1e a gift. etqual to tall lper (celt. of theii I itge l, with my t Ž' t ' \i t's, 1iap11i1 stait iug that they have al)taineltl for i year 3, consider total: nstainers worth to, )tr cent. mote. thau other., ey,;cially if coa" lIII( , y htlim' ? , or menI, il rhalso of mahin..r'. Indewd, I profit thi n fr' all sitluatlions.- A. C,"' Iln...
THE NEW COUNCILLORS. GETTING ON EARLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
'l'lI, NiEW COUNCILLORS. QIPTt'fING ON EA&RLY, CouN?CuioiLO Hick moved at the mcot ing of 'the Public Works Committee on Tueeday evening that the east side of Vic.toria street be naphalted, T'he chairman (Or Tregonowan)-I would like to noo the eoutimateo pro parod before now worka are author ised, The valuation is not liisheod yet Cr Neal seconded the motion which would koop the men employed in the meantiume Cr (lravoll--l would like to know what this is going to coat ? The %iurveyor--About £300, half of which will be charged to owners. The Mayor-All i can say is that the footpath near my houoeo ha been in bad condition for yeara and I have never been aelo to got anything done to it. Or hIick-I move that the footpath bo 9 feet wide and extend from Rail way Crescont to Oellibrand street, Cr Liston-You might as well take it to the Beach while you are about it. There is a well-hoowu resident who will othorwi~o be cut out. The motion waa agreed to for the full length, The Chairm...
A CHINESE STEWARD. STANDS ON HIS DIGNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
A CilNESBE STEWARD. STANDS ON HIS DIGNITY. Air Pong, a well spoken Chinese, em ployed as chief stoward on the ship Vestalia, appeared at the Court of Petty Seosiono on Tuesday charged with wilful disobedience to orders, Ilfe was engaged in England. When the vessel arrived here yesterday week, she was commandeered as a troopship and carpenters were put to work to refit her. The captain thep resolved to give the position of chief steward to a European and to give the Chinese an otherl position as storeman at his old salary with the rank of second steward, When this decision was communi cated to Aih Fong, he resented it at once He said he would not wash dishes all day long, and demanded to be discharged and sent back to China ns his contract was being broken. David Marshall, master of the vessel, said Ile shipped Ah? Fong at Shields at £7 a month and had not go" on very well with him. Heo did not think he would be capable of filling the position of steward on a troopship and had power ...
STAPLEFORD CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
STAPLEFORD CONCERT,. MissES Watkin, who have purchased " Stapleford " school, so efficiently carried on for many years by Misses Jamieson, gave parents and others some of the fruits of their labors on Wednesday evening by presenting a children's concert for the combined benefit of the Patriotic fund and the school prize fund, The hall was well filled by the parents and friends of the performers Misses Watkin had taken much pains in the arrangement of the programme and in coaching the children and the result was an enter bainment that was followed with inter. est and pleasure from first to last, The children entered with spirit and in telligence into their work and were on good terms with the audience all through Master Dick Whitehead re cited the prologue and Miss Join Taylor sang ' Little Dame Trot " very nicely. Miss Joan Musther acquitted herself gracefully in the character recitation and chorus " The British Flag " and Miss Portia Pirani, who recited, appeared to enjoy the humor...
ROADMAKING MACHINES. NEW CRUSHER AND STEAM WAGGON. ENQUIRIES TO BE MADE. CR. RODGER SAYS THE CRUSHER IS A FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
SROADMAKING MACHINES, '-4-- NEW ORUSHER AND STEAMB WA(*ON, IENQUIRIES TO BE MADE. OR. RODOER SAYS TIlE ORUSHER IS A FAILURE, Cn Hick said at the meeting of the Public Works Committee on Tuesday evening that the coat of horae and dray hire was more than he had es timated and ran into nearly £2000 a year, He had referred, at- the last meeting of the Council, to the round about way the horses travelled. The Mayor-Did you not include the dinner hour in the time taken and omit the fact that the horse had to go to Stevedore street to be fed P The Mayor, in answer to a quoation, said the dinner hour had been counted as working time, Cr Hick-Three horsen and drays should be put off. The Chairman-F-roeh tondors will be in by next Tuesday. Cr IIurat-Instead of a horse and dray travelling a mile a week, a 20 horse power motor should be pur" chased, The Ohairman-A saving of 33 per cent may be effected by the change. Or Hurst said more money was spent on ashes at crossings that now crossings wou...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE "MARY PICKFORD" ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN THI ATRIIU "MARY PIOKI'ORD" ATTRACTIONS, A bright and onjoyablo programmlo [of novoltioa waas proeonted at the theatro during the week. Erneoat Pitohor, Kiol. doraon and Mollie Kullio, throo clovoe artists aplpared on Baturday and Mon day night in ooujunction with an oxoel lout ploturo programmo. On Monday night a beautital Australian film was orooenod, F. or to-night'a programme throo now acts will appear, which will Inolude Ohau. Rollio, the famous Amerioan danoer ; alo Edith Boulton In imitatlon of famous artiato, inoluding Daisy Jerome, Loe Coney, the writer and oomposor of the well-known Bong, "The Old Sun Downer," will make his lrat appoaraneo. Tho piotures for to-night Inoludo two featuro dramas and a Keystone comedy. On Monday night a beautiful four roul Pathe olor drama ' A Cureo of War " will be corooned with a now programme on Thuraday night, The famous " Mary Plotford," tho moab popular plotur I actroeses will be shown in her latest succosal, ' The Eaglo'a M...
NO-LICENSE RESOLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
NOULICI3NSE RKISOLUTION. --- CorY of reiolution carried unanimously by four Methodiat congrogations in Williamuatown circuit, ropreaanting 2500 of the population, on Sunday Novembor 8th, 1014: " That while reoognizing the good but limited work done by the Liconses UERcduotion board, this congregation is of opinion that the great drink evil cannot be mot by gradual reduction only. In view of the great dovastation still boeing wrought by the liquor trafio, we assort the right of the people to deal with it effootivoly and ask the State logislaturo to carry into effeoot the compact made in the Liceonsing Act of 1106,. by means of which the electors of tih State shall dooido In 1017 whether the liquor traffic shall be eotainod or not. We demand this on the twofold ground ; lfIrat-It is the peoples' demo cratio right. Second.-It is a solom conmpaot mado with the nation by the Vlotorian Parliament in the Lioonsing Aot of 1906,
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
TOl)DAY'f MATOUIS. Willlanatowa v. Goolhng (lat olovon) at GQol.ing. Toami - Arnold. Brown, OCrpontor, Milla (2), Gladatonoo, Wataon, Kilgour, Mitoholl, Livingatono (2), and JAHkaon. Seoond elovona at Willimu trown. Tonm -- Oward, D vis, Gobbio, Hatoh, Onton (2), Pil'ing, Thomais, Horring, ford and Mills. Club Elovon v. John St. Mothodiats noar Pound Hosorvo. Toam-- llo., Iry, Romington (2l, Eriokant, Box, Ooheu, Philip, Nanuk rvia, Hopper and Jamiloaon. O.Y.M.. v. South Molbourno at BSuth Molbourno. Catoh 1.50 p.m train, Oongroa v. Lonuox St. at Yafravillo, Wlliamstown Biptiata v. South Molb, Ilaptists at Albort Park.
A THRIFTY WIFE. BUYS ALL THE FURNITURE. HER HUSBAND INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
A T'IRIIF'Y WIFE. BUYS ALL TIESO fURNITURE, HER USH31AND INSOLVENT, \Muts Martha I-eap, furniture dealed, Nelson plaao, issuod a distress warrant against Charles Ellis, of Newport, and it was executed on -41h inot; by Cons table Sainsbury. As the property seized was claimed by Elizaboth Annie Ellis, wife of the insolvont, an iuterpleader summons was taken out to determine tho owner ship of the goods. The caoe wa\ heard by Measrs Bun nett and Ward, Je,P,, on Tuesday. Mr Kelly appeared for the judg ment creditor, Mrs Heap, and Mr Frank Stephons for the claimant, Mrs Ellis, Mrs Ellis produced a receipt from Mr Cumorford, Yarraville, for a double bed ; a receipt for a stretcher, a side board, a platform rocker, three chairs, a stove a fender, a jinker and the house, which was in her name, was mortgaged. Her husband had worked at Reoid'u, Newport, about nine years ago for a fortnight; then work was found for hinm with Mr Moss, cartage contractor, Footecray, and with Messrs Cuming Smith, ...
CRICKET. [?]OO SC[?]AY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
CRICKET. ----e-- Too so 'AY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DiTISIOr ClUnuIIU AasOOIATION, Lonnox St. Methodist 120 v, Congren. 6f (F. Ogdon 24. Oonroy 10, William 0 ; F. Ogden 3 for 24 ; Oonr y 2 for 16, Grigg 2 for 20, Ogilvio 1 ,fr 10). llydo S., Methodist (B team) 70 v. Vior r'a St. Methodiat 35 and 3 for 82 (Oroefoll 11, Barlla 7 and 12 n.o., Lane 10 no. ; Kirwood 6 for 11, Gronfoll 3 for 21, Hopo 1 for 0), Nowport B ptiat 31 (Buddon 7 ; Kirk. patrlck 4 for 30, Oaniond 2 for 9) v, Yarravillo Baptista 0 for 107. Hyde St. Metlodlata (A team) 47 v. Footsoray 'roabytoriana 2 foo 84. North Preshys 80 (Balaam 31 no., IIlrnd-n 17, Martin 10 ; Balam 4 for 21, Oiraon 2 lr 20, Allon 1 for 12) v. Bay View Hd, Mothodista 7 for 71, Church of Chrnat 01 (tIdll 24, Jones 22, Paraons 10 ; Hill, 7 for 14, Sutoliffo 3 for 28) v. Newport Methodiata 46 (Powell 12, Jones 11, Joao 7 ; 0. Regelsou 3 for 30, Williams 2 for 13, Powell 2 for 17, 11. Regolaon 1 for 25. O Y.M,S. 188 (Fitzgarald 588, Connory 88, Oameron 2...
TROUBLE ON SUEVIC. A FIREMAN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
TIIOUBLE OUW SUEVIC. A iIREMAN FINED. JoIHN Leonard, a fireman on the White Star liner t3uevic, on Tuesday appeared before Meagre Bunnott and Ward charged with unlawfully as saulting George Frederick Looe, third engineer of the veneol, MIr E II. Hick appeared for the plaintiff. At the time, November 9th, the ship was berthed at the ltailway pier. She is now at Port Melbourne being fitted up as a troopship. Loes said the loefondant was shipped at Liverpool Lant Monday weooek, he was painting in the engine room and started daubing tho paint on another fireman, who struck him A strugglo followed and defendant took up a file. The third engineer then interposed and took the file from Lsonard, who next teoizod a hammer, When that was taken from him, he again noizod a file and struck the oflicer on the leg. ]Eric Wilson, sixth engineer, gave corroborative evidenouceo. A fine of 20/-, with 23/ti costs, or seven days, was impose~d,
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
WIfIAU\SrOWN PUNT. OLUI, The opening rtoo of the ab,)vo club was hold ov r the club's inner cousno on Saturday last. A light south-easterly b-oeze was blowing heon the ten punts entered for the ran? oros~od the line, Wanderer being first, with Selation next, the rest boing together in a bunch. Soon at oý the 'nart, the wlnd vooeered round to a n'rong southerly, noonesitat ing 6 out of thlI, 10 punts retiring bAforo they hid roundod the flrit busy, off Parson's boat house. After a hard sailed race, Wanderer o?mie home first, with Solution close bohind and Hyacinth some 41 minutes later, A rcoe will hbe hell to-day for prizes given by the club, the entries and handi caps being:-Wandorerr, scratch; Ilya ointh, 10 neo ; Rival, 35 soo ; Solution, 6min 5oo0 ; Kh-I-Nor, 8min t35lso ; TrIaflgar, 10mnlu IOacon; D rve, I lmin; Thistle 1 1mlu 80oo ; Swift, 1min 50soos ; Native Lass, 23mnln 80aocs; Twinkler, 23min 30sees, -Captain Olossop, who has earned suoh glory for the Bydnoy in action, is ...
BOWLS. Williamstown "A" v. Williamstown "B." WILLIAMSTOWN A, 98. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
BO WLS. Williamstown "A" v, Williamstown "1," WILLIAMtTOWN A, 08. Atkinson, Compton, A, Fowlor, Bradloy 22 Jowler, Fergui ,n, Musthor, lllaokstook 24 Maidorson, W, Oravoll,I H llr,Ogdon 21 Cmiih, Hall, Ward, D, Gravoll ,, ... 31 WILLIAMtTOWN B, 82, Todd, Crooktord, Hiarvoy, L Uiok ... 25 Stovons u, IIompol, Iromnor, Turnor 15 iBodt, Pattorsnm, Timmns, Ulddlo ... 28 Iolmes, Iyan, Vallius, Broe ' .. 14
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
T?YLER'S GENUINE OCAMBRIDGE LAVENDBIR, WATER. An Ixquirito P'ertuent prolared from the Anost soleted fowora lrolwn on the famous flowor fIrsr, lat itcbin, Camin bridgeahiro, E?;. This will to found a very euperior article to that usually sold, and dellghtfully refrehbing no tho toilot table or In theo ick room. Sold only in large buttrloa at I/d each, with patent qprinklor top, by Perfect Soothing and Healing Olnt mont and a Wonderful Remedy for Soros, Ulcers, Boils, Carbunloes, Bad Lege, Chilblains, Wounds of every dooription, and all Diseoases of the Skin. Rapid and Sato in its action. PRICE, if-. Thoroughly Rellablo. TILR'ti8 'O U FLIXER, A Thoroughly Reliable COUGH MIXTURE. A perfect cure for Coughs, Colds, Influeoza, io, -May bhe given with absolute safety to childron, who take it r adily as it is pleasant to the taste. PINK PEARL TOOTII POWDER Beautifully Perfumed and very Oloansingj Highly recommended by loading dentists, PRIOR-1/. AM.BEROLINE For Rubbing the Ohest and giving...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 November 1914
BOARiD & RJMBII)ENCE. 1ACANOY ar Traducaian Boarder; oloan and comtortablo; onaveojont Woarhahopa and Power houuo,-8'2 Alma Teorrace, Noewport. rjNI)NDHIS iuvltod for Conumicthig J Bower and Layiing Water on in Fitabloi. Oluao Haturday, Nov, 28.-Pilaz, &o~ A. Tuokor, Vovdworohiant, Nowpuorb THIS DAY. At 3 o'clock. On the Grounda, PARK ORKSOENT. Near Workshops, N, Btatlon and Beach. ITREVOR JONES & CO.. Auectloner, L under Instructions, wil ll ol Six roomed House, on land 80 x 150, out houses, eto. This proporty ia uiltablo for a poultry run and will sodn booomo valuablo. Easy torms--Small Dopoait, balanco as rent, Ridiculous reserve, Trovor Jones & Co. Tol 94. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th. At 3 o'clook. On the Ground. VIFTORIA STREET. W IT. O'ROURKE, Auotionoor, o under instructions fromn the 'wnpr, OCpt. Bruoc-Walkor, will Roll by publio Auction SPLENDID BUILDING ALLOTMENT, Measurementn, 50 x 140 t . .w, Cortifloato of Title MUNICIPAL, TOWN OlF WILLIAMSTO...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
To.nDAY' MATOUuIt, Williamslown v. Coburg (ato otovou) at Williamotfawn. T1am -Arnold Brown, Oarpontor, Mill (2), Qtladatonos, Kilgour, Mitcholl, Llivingatono (2), and JacsCon, Socond olovonaus at Coburg, Teamn - Oiwarid, Davin, Qobbio, Ontoii (?), [Iord, Pilling, Thorma, Ilorring, Mills and Abbor toun. Club Eloven v. North Prolbyo on Smith's Paddlook. Team -- Allos, Iy, Rominugton, Erlokuou, Box, Nankervia, Hlatch, Philip, lIloppr, lcrguaon and Williams. Thislo v. Foutlh and Port Molbourno at Middlo Para, Playoro oatch 1,5) p.m. train. Williamatown Usplisti v. loddlel St. Da Lists on formor's ground.