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DAMAGES TO STAM FERRY. DAMAGES TO STEAM FERRY WRIT SERVED ON. STEAMSHIP COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
DAMAGES TO STEAM FERRY. D)IA(AES TO STEAIM ERRVY. \VRIT SERVE? D ON. STEAM SHIIP' COMPANY. Mr. Jalines Hall notilied lic council, o(n Tuesday eve\ning, lhat. ai suliiiions for fl'500o dmliages had Icen served on Mr. C(l'ker, solici lor for hle stealunship acomipany held .esponsible for da;iiiiiges to lhe ferry. C(I\ Hlick: 1;1 i uo-ui soicilor ad v\i.sd hilis proccedilng? Oin whal Iroiindsi iCr, M 'N ilage: ' li ; M )or ouiight to Ibe al)le to informi Cr. I-lick. IThue couincil li.is been icl inig on tllhe bes t :(il\ice a;\'ailabhl. The matllter should not lie difscussed herier in public, Cr. Lisitln said imt'111 ic t ounsell 's opinion hild b(eno aikeLn, A lirc-e lornim ra?yd and our. ifery \\as daimaged, iand we tried to amicili!; si'ltl oilur cla ii. W h\liere does ? lie spelculatli\e casto; coi l in H d Ilie r:til)pa'Yers no righlts? \Verc \e to maknle no efforts to rc-over this loss? Our vessel was noI at fault. Let lthe staltment oi celaim be read, and(I also coutnsel's opini...
TOWN HALL DESIGN. WRIT TO BE SERVED BY ARCHITECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
T~lV HIALL DESIGN. --0-- VWRIT TO BE SERVED 13V' ARCHITECTS. Messrs. Russell . and - Russell, I olicitors, on Tuesday evening, in a lt(:r LFad iat ihe council meeting, iquircd on whomIn service might be eIrved c aCI1 claim for /-'350, namcly, ,' 15 awarded them as winners of he Town'i 11Hll detsig)n comnpetilion, ind '.oo for 'work and labor done II tlie request of the council, in pie iring working dratwings and mak ng amiiiendllents for tlht purp.ose of aising a loan of ~'0I,ooo, particu ars of whiclh had been supplied. (Cr. Iick moved that the town lerk accept service, Thle motion \was ;gr(ced to,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
HOUSES & LAN)D FOR SALE. 71NI1C Blook Land for saleo, fenced, li Ianuaor utroot, 50 x 140, caneh or tormn, ohoap,-Morgan, Gunn and on. ~10Ul Rooined Houae for ealo, Black aiaw's road, Nowport, land 132 x 210, suitablo for poultry run. Ceoalh or terms, Morgan, Gunn and Co. MLu TCYAK HOUSE, LAND, ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENT, TO LElI'.-ive rooms, 13/-; O romap, '2'2/ 7 rooms, 25/.; 4 room-, 10/-, Furnishod and Unfornishdil Roomsi to Lot. FOR SA4E,-Williamatown North, Now Four Ro need Cottago, £330. Depoalt, £50. Bowored; cloaose to Station, A bargain. Rix Roomed Cottage, convoaninoea, Land 87 x 160, £330. Close station. LAND 50 x 140, 065/-; 50 x 140, 70/-; 50 x 140, 871/6; 37 x 140, 40/;; 40 x 120, 17/6, War Bargaiuna 145 Ferguson Street. N. \Yilliamutown. 'Phone 275 Williamstown. WILLIAAMSTOtVN Faolng KFplanado, (wonor Loeaving Diltsint, Well-built Doublo-fronteod BRICK VILLA, contalning 7 Itooms, overy convonionco, Marble Mantlos, Porfoob order, Prioe, £750, ono third cash, b...
WATCHMAN WANTS ARMS. APPLICATION FROM FREEZING WORKS. REFERRED TO INSPECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
WATCIIMAN WANTS AIRMS, -----* APPLICATION FROM FREEZ ING \WORKS. REFERRED TO INSPECTOR. NMir. Percy Phillips, manager for Messrs, John Cooke and Co., ap lied, in a letter read aUt the council meeting on Tuesday evening, for permlishion to entrust lirearms I, the men employed as wa;tchlinen at tlhe works. Cr. (Gravell moved that the app)li cation be referred to the police. Cr. I-lick motved, ;as a;n a;NteId ment, that the request be granted. Cr. (.Gravell: Vou cannot grant I'ermiit itdiscriminatcly. Vou do not know whlo these ilnei a;re. Cr, Rodger said there had be(en severail miysterious lires la;tely. Timeis .were - soinew\vh il insettled, and liirearnis were being used just now, and they w\er needed. Cr, HIampshire .laid firearmsiri ere. usually entrusted to wilch tien in England Cri Hturst was not in favor of entrusting . lreartnm indiscrimi n1 tel, I. He llhoughit the police shoiil!d be consulted, as it. was a serious alltter to give such power S;(I \ "watchllan, I Cr. M'Neilag...
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
YA CIHTING. WI[LLIAMSTOWN PUNT O4Uf, ON haturdiy laut, the Pant 010b hold a race over the inner enuro. Ten punte entort d. Rival lKohI-Nordid not start, The wind was hl awing a strong southerly during the whole courso of the reao, and as a roault only three out of tho eight natureor canuht the timokoopor'a eyo at the aonolueion of the race. Wanutorer inished lret, being about 11 minutes aheoad of Hyacinth, Native Laoe tinlshed 83 min, bohind the Wanderer, and would have obtainedot sooond place only she exceeded her time limit (80 min. behind the frat boat to fiich. The riice boata weoro -Wandorer, let; Hyacinth, 2nd. To-day' entries and handloape: Wanderer oar ,toh, Ozone scratch, Rival 35 seec, Hyacinth 45 cees, Solution 0 min 5 soone, Koh-I-Nor 8 min 35 sonc, Thiatlo II win 30 seae. Doveo t min, Swift 14 min 50 sooe, Native Lass 26 min.,
THE LOCAL WATER SUPPLY. NEW MMNS SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
THE LOCAL WATER SUPPLY. NE\V M.\INS SL'GGXESTE?lD. Mr, \, W. ?, MorLgn, in a letter ic;ild ;It I ie council Heei : in o(n 'Tuscday? even\ling, poiniild out Illic flre'etIll breakages of water "mains, and(l lit iin )ol\ tniclnc c;tl.uscii . Ili sulggestedl tI l;t ile b;oard bhe re queste?d to lay new maiinis. Cr. Lislon s?-lid breakic;i es h;il occuirred ill (ecil ;and Ilanmt r streclts. l iie oved litat lie letter be referred It lle- council's dele alet, Cr. Tregalnowsai. Cr. Htyrne s"aid pipes in \Ve'ldon tIreel had burst, Cr( . lick lihid t;ailrn watier in a bla.ck condition Ifrom tile pipes, ;ind hltd boilled il. Cr, Treganlowanl : Theli Vn Y'cln is verv low. The M.ayor said just nlow, while I was ;alsent from I lie ;Itb)le, that I ami always against lihe t'I' . I i io ,n A ; /t t I lit )) it ; it is not the firsI limie I have said it. Cr. Treganowan : I iry to do whiat is right. Mehn ton Ils heert made of stwer exCai\Itions snsil ing. 1 say lhiat is absolutely impos sible to pre...
CHRISTENDOM IN SURVEY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CHRISTENDOM IN SURVEY. While Church and State are in many respects totally separate, nevertheless throughout what we term Christendom they are so closely related and inter twined as to appear one, and this one ness we believe the Scriptures to teach will increase until for all practical purposes they will be one. We surmise that this will be accoumplishled within the next three years. The Commnittee on Church Federation appointed some time ago is to meet in December. 1908. Conditions during tihe present year will undoubtedly cause the idea of Church Federation to take firmer hold thani over upon thlie public minid, especially upon the clerics, and our expectation, therefore, is that two years later it will be an accomplished fact. Quite pro bably by that time somie arrangement will have been effected between the Episcopal system atnd other Protestant demountations, whereby t hlie clergy of the latter will all be recognized by the former -probably by the lpiscopal clergy in some mann...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TYLER'S GENUINE CAMBRIDGE LAVENDIER WATER. An Exquisite Pertume prepared from the finest seleoted flowoaer grown on the famous flower farms at Ilitohin,. Cam bridgeshiro; En. This will be found a ery splrfor artiole to that usually sold, an delightfully refreshing on the toilet table or in the salok room. Sold only in large bottles at 1/6 each, with patent sprinkler top, by Perfect Soothing and Heoaling Oint meat and a Wonderfutl Remedy for Sores, Uloers, Boils, Carbuncles, Bad Logs, Ohilblains, Wounds of every desoription, and all Diseases of the Skin. Rapidand Safe in its action, PRICE, 1/-, Thoroughly Reliable, TVLER'S TIOLU IILIXIR, A Thoroughly Reollable COUGH MIXTURE. A perfeot curo for Coughs, Golds, Influenza, &c. Pay be given with absolute safety to children who take it readily as it is pleasant to the tasto. PINK PEARL TOOTH POWDER Beautifully Perfumed and very Cleansing] Highly recommonded by leading dentiats, PRICE-1/. AMBEROLINE For Rubbing the Cheat and givinug...
A WONDERFUL ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
A WONDERIUL ESCAPE, Here is a story, vouched for as truth narrating how a bit of concavc-shiapot ylass was the means of rescuing a Ista tromn a horrible death. Simon Kenton, one of the imost notod frontiersmon of Ihis day, was the hero of more remark able escapes from the Indians than any other man of his time. Ho was eight times exposed to runnling the gauntlet, and thrice were the faggots piled to burn hiu. " Kenton's luck" was a fa vourite expression among the friendly pioneers. On one occasion when Ken ton fell into the hands of the savages, he was bound hand and foot and was about to be burned at the stake, As a last request ho called for hi, pipe. His hands were untied that lie might use the flint, steel, and tinder eo waved away-the savages who wore fetching them. In his pocket ho had a powerful burning-glass which baa been givoen to him by an Englislman. Ex tending his haind towards the sun, lhe amado ian incantation. T1'ht glass, en circled his thumb and finger, was un seei...
THE INGLE NOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
TKE INGLIE NOUi. I've been sitting awhilo in the inglei nook, Where somebody used to dream With her head bout over tho old, old book, In the dusk of the firelight gloam; And Memoy cotmes with her wand of gold, Through the door of the days that were; And peoples with shadows the farm. house old, As I dream in the corner therol I dream I can see her standinp there, With her husband by her side, Thle day that ho brought her, young anu fair, To the farmhouso old, a bride; rhe pattering music of baby foot Comes stealing upon the air, And filling my heart with echoos sweat, As I dream in the corner there I The music is silout, the years are told, And someone has gone away, There is no one left in the farmhouse old, Who remembers me to-day; I ut though changes come as the long years go, And the iiglo may empty be, For the sake of the mother who loved me so, 'Twill always be home to mel
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. GEELONG. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
CRICKET. &nbsp; WILLIAMSTOWN v. GEELONG. FIRST ELEVEN. Geelong 296 beat Williamstown 181 and 123 (N. Mills 56, D. Livingstone 36, Brown 52, Gladstones 27, R. Livingstone 16). SECOND ELEVEN. Geelong 64 and 0 for 21 beat Williams- town 40 and 44. CLUB ELEVEN. John St. Methodists 162 beat Club Eleven 42 and 92 (Hopper 18 n.o. and 14, Fry 14, Ericson 21, Cohen 10). FOOTSCRAY AND WILIAMSTOWN DISTRICT &nbsp; CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. Lennox St. Methodist 120 and 231 beat Congregationals 68 (Grigg 3 for 81, F. Ogden 2 for 47, Conroy 2 for 15). Footscray Presbyterians 222 beat Hyde St. Methodists A team 47 and 1 for 41. Church of Christ 91 and 2 for 9 (Hall 7 n.o.; Sutcliffe 6 for 24, Hill 4 for 20) beat Newport Methodists 46 and 53 (Jones 14, Davey 10, Holten 7 ; G. Regelsen 2 for 2). Hyde St. Methodist B team 70 and 1 for 17 beat Victoria St, Methodists 35 and 49 (Lade 18, Barkla 21 ; Curwood 1 for 4). Bay View Rd. Methodists 100 and 3 for 50 beat North Presbys 80 and 6 for 96...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. —Big attractions at the Theatre this &nbsp; afternoon and night. —Mrs Strickland is arranging a pic- ture entertainment, for her travelling kitchen fund, in the Gardens. &nbsp; —Kingsburgh, the Cup winner, was such a diminutive, scraggy foal that an &nbsp; expert breeder recommended that he be destroyed. —Mrs Percy Phillips has issued in- vitations for an At Home in her house in &nbsp; aid of the Red Cross Society for Tuesday next 1st December at 3 o'clock. —Maribyrnong River, Horseshoe bend, motor launch " Sheila " leaves Stevedore pier, calling Newport, Sunday afternoon, 2.30. Fare 1/- return.—[ADVT]. &nbsp; &nbsp; —The Rev. G. W. Ratten, Newport, will exchange pulpits next Sunday evening with the vicar of Christ Church, Essendon, Rev. M. M. Whitton. —There is not much doubt that the new Ferry committee will endeavor to introduce double shifts on the ferry and Sunday running. By means of two shifts the ferry, on we...
AN IMPUDENT THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 28 November 1914
AN IMPUDENT THIEF. MRS Catherine Webber, 77 Osborne street, whose husband is at present in the hospital, has reported an impudent robbery to the police. On Tuesday morning, shortly before noon, while engaged in cooking, She heard a noise in her bedroom and went there to see the cause, but saw no one and went out and resumed her work. Not be ing quite convinced, she paid the room another visit and stood there a few seconds closely surveying the situa tion. As she did so, she saw the cur tain in a recess move and immediately afterwards a man dashed out from be hind it and made for the door. Before she could call for assistance he had escaped. When she made another ex amination of the room she found that a Waterbury watch, a nickel plated watch (not going) and a gold brooch with a spray in front had been stolen. She valued the property at 36/-. Sergeant Curtin entrusted the en quiry to Constable Miles, who was in formed the visitor was of short build, being about 5 feet 2 inches in hei...
APPARENT CASE OF SUICIDE. BRICKS AND ROAD METAL. FOUND IN THE POCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
APPAENT CASE OF SUICIDE. BRIICIKS AND ItOAD MISTAL. IOUND IN TtIi I'OO(KET., 'I'iT body of a man frund in the bay Ln Wednesday morning at half past nine by Coxswain Malcolhn Grant remains in the morgue unidentified. The b dy was floating in the bay be tween the Harbor Trust pier and the floating dock. It was placed in the morgue by Constable \VWalsh and is that of a man 5ft. Sin, in beight, fair complexion, medium build, with thin features. A dark tweed overcoat was worn and a soft white shirt branded I-,B,, N Z., on the back, HIo also woro a military collar and bIlack tie. His clothes were fairly good. In the pockets of the overcoat were two half bricks and a large piece of bluestone, a pair of spectacles, fourpence in money, a keyless open-face watch, two bone studs and a brass watchkey. There were no documents of any kind onil the body and no marks of yiolence, Sergeant Curtin is cfopinion the deceased had probably been lodging in this locality before taking his life. A few peopl...
WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
WEDDING, A qvulr but protty wedding was colo. bratoed at Holy Trinity Church on the ovening of Monday, Novemtber 28rd,when Misi Ivy Abbott, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs, W!u, Abbott, of Watt atrcoet, Wouthaggi, was married to Mr. W, A. Utophonr, eldoest on of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Steplhouns, of '"The Wattles," Bringalbort North.- The Rov., F, Lynoh ofiloiated, The brdo, givon away by Imr fatheor, was daintily gowned in white emubroideroed voilo, and woro the custom i ary voil and orange blossaonm, Sho cartried a bouluot of whito foses and billios of the valley, Tho bridesmaid was Miss Lydio Abbott, sister of the br!do, who was fiimply drosseod in oroamu voile and carricd a bouquet of pink oarunation, Tho bridoegroom was attoended by his friend, Mr R. Salt, as boat man., After the ceremony tho parties motored to the homo of Mr W, Williams, "Donhboiglh," Railway plaeo, whore the wddding breakfast was oserved, only near friends and relations being proeeout. The honey moon is boing ullo...
A HOSPITAL CASE. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
A HOSPITAL OASH. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." Sir,-As you woro good enough to publish the earlier correspandonco, will you kindly make publio the enclosed belated letter from the Williamstown Hospital Committoo together with my rejoindor thoroto, My object has boon achioved-publioity has boon given to the methods that prevail at the hospital, and it has been mado fairly certain that for the present at least a polite request will be met by a civil answer. Other people can fight their own battles, but I trust no one will oonsont to bo hootored and bullied by anyone dressed in a little brief authority and gifted with an un fortunate manner.-Faithfally yours, FRANK J, FORBIE, November 17th, 1014, Dear Sir,-Your letter of September 28th, with Sworn Declaration dated October o1t, was placed before the Committoo of Management at their last mooting, and after due consideration the Committee are convinced that the matron and staff did everything that was possible to give immediate reli...
To the Editor Of the "Advertiser". [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
To the Editor of tho "Advertiser." Plt,-I would remind Mr Lowo that tho "lot of ladu" to whom he snoorlngly rofors wore delegates of tho Assooiation, every ono as old or porhaps oldor than ho. In suggoating that theso gontlomen wore biassed. ho is oily further exemplifying his bad tasto, The only witnousoe I called wore threo dologatos, (Mossra Marr, Flanagan and Loo), The last tow lines of Mr Lowo's lotter are rather oontradiotory. If his club has not already lost its good reputation why tho necessity for restoring it? Inconclusion, I refueo to grant that Mr Lowo Is fit to judge a aportaman until ho judges by other than what constitutes, at present, his own ideals of ouo.-I am, Sir, W. ORIMOR. Parlsido's Delegate. 6U Thompson St. Williaumtowo.
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily Identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. CRICKET CLUB DISQUALIFIED. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not neoossar tiy Idcntfy ourselves with the opinions exprissed by our oorrospondonto . OCICKltT OLUB DIQUALIVIIfD. To the Editor of the "Advertisor." SIn,-With rog.d to tha letter from Mr i. J. Lowo appearing in your papor of last Saturday under tho above heading, 1 wish to placo tho truo acats of thoe oaso beforo tho publio. Mr. Cr-umoer laid tho following charges against the Imporial criolcot club: (s) That they woro dialoyal to thin assooeitiou. (b) That they had violated tho rules of tho ausoolation, Those charges wore made at a meeting of the assoolation on Wednooday, llth nit., and the Imperial delegates did not attend that mooting nor the proceding one, despite the faot that in thus absent leg themselves they woro breaking the rules of the association. Mr Oromor then moved that an oxtraordinary meot ing ho hold on Friday 18th nit, and that I inform the Imperial club of the charges lodged against them Thin was done, and the Imperials wore represented at t...
HIRE OF HORSES AND DRAYS. DEBATE WAXES HOT. COUNCILLORS SAY WHAT THEY THINK OF EACH OTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
IlE OF HORSE AND DRAYS. cc DIlAThE WAXELS IiOT. fa COUNOILLORS fIAY WHAT TIIEY i l TIIK O1 EAhOII OTtHER, i CoUNoaLron Hick, at the mooting of ui the Public Works Committee on Tues- or day ovening, moved that a schedule be tl propared for horse and dray hilreu similar to that used by the Port Mol- tl bourno Council. He admitted, how. lii over, it would be necessary to have w one or two drays for odd jobs. But i thoro need not be such waste of time. tl The expenditure on carting now ran I' into £1it1 a year. tl The Surveyor said a dray was nover w kept standing idle waiting on the men. b Cr Hick--I say I don't go about u the town lookling for those things, Or Dennis--It strikes me very forcibly you do. o Cr IJick-My work takes me all n over the town, except to SIpotswood. 1 I have a good deal of financial busi nose to do for a couple of financial o societies and I am about all day long. I am all over the place, I know all your roeanl quite as well as the Sur. voyor, I am prepared to ...