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HIDDEN HOARD DISCOVERED. SUM OF £17/10/- ABSTRACTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
HIIDDEON HOAR1D DISCOVERED. bUlM OF I1710/- AIfITRAOTEP, Mul. Alfred U. D)awo, 3 Brow atreot, North Williantlatown, did not oon?ider the banku tafo enough to be ontruslted with £20 which he had navod, and thought ho could doviso somethling tafor. The roof of hia houte occurreid to him as an inacceciblo hlaco, To render it more iiprognablo, he un acrowod a uhoot of iron and Iplaced hia tronasuro in ouch a position, that it could not be reached, after he had made it 0ocuro, except by making thebo aheet 1oooo. Ilowovor, even that pro caution woo not suflicient Not lonllg ago he draw £2/i0/L and whoua he wout to hia hoard again thia wook he found it had gone, All that remained wan ai jamn tin which he had ned an a rmoney box. The police are inveotigating tihe mattero but haveo no hope of olucidating it, _____________ -A bazaar in aid of lit Jooeph'u Convout will be hold this aftoruoon and ovoelug at tt Mlary'a hall,
CONCERT IN THE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
CONOIlRT IN TIlEl OUIIUR )II. On Wednesday evening the pastor, Rev, Francis Mason, presaided at the annual concert, held in the church, and delivered a short address. He also acknowledged, with thankso, a double recall given to " Australia's Battle Song," a song written by himself; but hio attributed its popularity to the music (set by Mr W. H. Maynard) and to the way it had beeoon sung by Mr Victor Findlay, a pupil of Mr Maynard, Another of Mr Maynard's pul)ilo, Miss N, Stone, sang " Come Unto Mo " and was encored for " Nearer My Gad to Thee," and Mr Maynard, who played two organ solos, was encored for "The Pilgrim's 3oag of Hope," his other selection being the well-known "Barc'arollo," from "Tales of Hoffman," Mr J. M, Hill sang "T Th Two Grenadiers" and " Betty's WVay' and was encored for each, " Mary" being the response o to the second oncore. In the duet with Mliss Burrows, " Garden of My -Heart," lhe was again encored, and Miass Burrows was encored for " Angus McDonald." Miss ...
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. COBURG. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
CRICKET. ----4 WILLIAMSTOWN v, COBU 10. FIRBT HLUVRN. Willillnatown 2 for 101 (N. Milla 441, Brown 28, A. Mills 16 n.o., GladtdonruH 11 n.o.) v. Coburg 1,45 (Oarpontrr 5 for 2, Gladatonoa 1 for 10, Jaokuon I for 10, Arnold 3 for 50). SBCONID EIAViN. Williamatown 58 (Gobbio 13) v. Coburg 4 for 224 (J. Outon 2 for 15, 1, Outen 2 for 47). CLUB ILEVItN, Club Elovon 117 (Allibon 32, Fry 27, Forguson 18, Nankorvla 11) v. North Proebya 46 tuid 4 for 18 (Romington 8 for 2R, Allibon 6 t r 20, Ailos l3for 8, Williqam L for 0U,
HIBERNIAN SMOKE NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
HIBERNIAN SM'OK NIGHIT. Toi annual preaontation nilght of the local Ilibernian Society, which took the form of a smokeo night, was hold at St. Mary'a Hall on ?Wedneoday even lage o membora and reproaenotativoa of kindred aoeciotio. The Diotrict Board wao reprcoented by Bro, Brady, of Richmond. "The King " wan pro posed by the preaidont, Bro. A. Mc. Carthy, who epoko for aome length on the manner in which King George had booeen anoiating to noettle Irish affaira. i'bo tonoast was received with enthuinasm. "The Archbiahop and Clergy " wae proposed by Bro, O'Neill, who re ferred to tho Catholic claims in regard to education, Rev, Father Brazil, ill responding to the toast, extended a hearty welcome to the memoutber of tihe different friendly tocietiea of Williamstown, It wao pleasing to him to see no many present, Ho wiahod them oucceao in the workl they were performing, which, no doubt, wao a noble one, namely, rendering assistanco to their follow I~1101 mob. Rev. Father Finan also we...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. PERFORMING LIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
WILLIAMSTOWN TIIIATRE. I'P.RFORMINO LIONS. Among tho mauy attrationm that have been presented at the Theatro, porhapa the turn billed to oommoeo at the matinee to-day is the moat startling; con lating as it does oft two large Afrioan Lions, which perform wondorflul and sensational tricks under the hand of the greatest lady animal tranur. in tho world, Madam Soholl. To seo this wondorfal perfomanoo right here in Wil liamatown, speaks volumena for the enter. prieo of tlhe managemont and should prove a big attraotion, Other variety novelties will be on, ard a full ploturo programme headed by the fmnous noval in picture form, Mr Batnoes of Now York, On Monday night any lady will bhe invited to enter the lions' oago acoom panied by the trainer ; also a now pioe. toro programme will hbo proounted, whlioh will includo a great four reol dramatio pioturo, 'Iho Lure of London and nmany othe subjoots. or nexuot Saturday the manageoment havo sooured the fatuous llailoy's Posoing Dogs to appear....
WIFE IN ILL-HEALTH. OBTAINS MAINTENANCE ORDER. HUSBAND'S INTEMPERANCE ALLEGED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
WIFE IN ILL-H EALTIl. . .. 0- e - OBTAINEI MAINTBNANOEI OIRDEI. IIUiBAND'S INTEMPERANCE A A'LRGCED. T BEFORE Mcssrs Bolton and Lonsdale D gesterday, Mary Blandy, of Newport, !roceeded against her huslband, \Villiam Blandy, for leaving her without ade- s luate means of support. Mr IHall appeared for the plaintiff and Mr E, H I-Hick for tIhe defendant. Mr Hall said the defendant was a beer-drinker. Mrs Blandy had been in the hospital to undergo an operation for cancer, She came back to the house, but she was obliged to leave. Mrs Biandy deposed that she had been married eleven yesrs, There was one boy of the marriage, aged ten I years. She had undergone an opera tion in Dr, Moore's priva e hospital ten weeks ago and had been there a month, I When she came out she stayed with her I sister a week and then went hIome. She believed her husband earned £4. or £5 a week as a trimmer at the Freezing Works. On his first pay day hIe gave her 10/- and out of that she had to pay 8/9 to the blaker...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
TO-DAY'n MATOIIE;I Williamatown v. Coburg (lat oloven) at Williamatown. Toam-Arnold Brown, Oarpontor, Mill (2), Qladatonoe, Kilgour, Mitcholl, Livingatono (2), and Jakooun. Second olovoun at Coburg. Team - Coward, Davis, Gobble, Onton (2), Tord, Pilling, Thoimaa, HIoring, Milla and Abbo ton. Club Eloven v. North Proeibya on Smith's Paddock. Team --- Ails, lPry, Remiuigton, Erlokaon, Bo,' Nankervie, Hatob, Philip, Hopper, lorguaon and Williame. O.Y.M., v. old muombora of past toams at Gardona roeervo, Thiatlo v. South and Port Molbouruo at Middle Park, Playord oatch 1.50 p.m. train, Williamatown Iliptita v. Ioddlio St. Baptiata on formor'o ground.
FOOTSCAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
IfOOT6jOAY AND WIHIAMHTOW\N DIhTIIRT OiIUROilI. AsiOUIATION. Luonno St. Mothodiat 114 v. Victoria St. foth-dist 0 for 33. BIly View lid, Mothodlita 126 v. Church C11 -,, ... a le O a -u 4.o. .- - .. 8 io. ; Jonoe 6 for 15, Hill 3 for 89, But ollffo 1 for 39). Hyde Ft. Mothodiat A team 81 and 0 for 30 v. Hyde St. Method at B team 42. Yarravillo B ptist 08 V, Footaoray Preobyteriana 5 for 20. O.Y. M.. walk-over through non appearance of North litzroy. Thiatlo 1 for 22 (6mith 11, Dover 0 n.o,, Boll 5 u.o," Johuaon 5 for 17, Moir 3 for 40, Sandalla, 1 for 10) v. South and Port Melbourno 103, Williamstown Baptists 58 and 5 for 14 (Barclay 23, McLoskoy 0 Watkina 4 for for 7, MoForran 4 for l1) v, Hcddlo Bt, Baptista 72, Itvorloa 40 and 5 (or 87 (Dolt 33, Hayea 30, Turner 7 no,; Dott 8 for 20, Turner 2 for 91 were defeated by Footforay Baptiost 55 and 0 for 88,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
'ITO LET, IG URNIBIIED and Unfurninhod Roumn Sto lot,-" Bronto," 81 Stalnd, Wil liamatonv. ILLIAMSTOWN - ?- Back Ilonolh, ialf-houuo, untunlohod roomeo, every convoenuioence, ga utove,--Blok House, EAplanade. H, ILLTAMSTOWN-Oottageo, 6 room, W/V 71 Twyford stroot, clooto oboach and station, 14/- wook. LOS"T. fl FI, ??ETilift loat; reward. Apply LCaledonian inotel. L, OST on Dunday night, il Paammo mHtrot, I near Deonach talton, black handbag, with collart, glovon and Blroooh ialdoe; reward.--56 Patco etroet, (?4'ItAYED, Chtein3t Draumght, oldhig, O 4 white lego, IAld aeuo. Jandtaoco roward,-J. Butler, Park Oroacent, AUCTIONS. THIS DAY, BATURDAY, DEOEMIIIEi 5th. At 8 o'clook. On the Promiseas. 10 III STREIET, NIEWPORT. D,F. Woesthorboard Hiousoe, -7PAT'lERSON & SONS, in conjuneotlon Swith ISAAO BARLOWV, have reo colved ilstruotions to sell BY AUOTION, as abovo, compaot D,F, Weatborboard Hlouso, containing 7 roomus, vestibule, wide hall, bathroom, wasbhouse, oto., all In good ...
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
YACH TING.. -- -- - WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT OLUB. On Saturday last a race wae hold over the olub'a inner couras for a trophy donated by H. Samboll, Iraq. Thoro wore 10 punta ontorod for the raca and of thoeo crauod the startuig line, *Koh-i nor being tho non-accoptor. Waiideroe and Solution wero flrt aorola, cloeoly followed by Hyaoluth and Nativo Laov, the other boato beolo all togethor, Wan. doror flnulahd first, lyacinth oocond and Solution third. On correctd timou, the plaood b')ata woro:-Native Laa (A, Boll), lst; Solution, 2nd; Wanderor, 8rd. To-day's ontriou and handioapa: Wandoror and Ozone, oor. ; Hyacinth, 1 mrin 5 seo ; Rival, 2 min 35 e oo; Solution, 6 min 15 oo ; IClKh-I-Nor, 8 min 815 oo ; Dove, t mlin ; Thlllotlo, 14 min 0 aco; Swift, 14 in 50S oo ; Native Laoo, 23 min ; Twinindor, 23 min 30 eoo.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 5 December 1914
IN MEMORIAM. BIGGS.—In loving memory of my dear- ly beloved husband and our dear father, William Biggs, who departed this life December 5th, 1907; also our dear little Chloris Edith, who died July 18th, 1892. I have lost my soul's companion A life linked with my own. Day by day I miss his footsteps As I walk through life alone. &nbsp; You are always in my thoughts, dear husband, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 'Tis sweet to breath thy name. In life I loved you dearly, In death I do the same. —Inserted by his sorrowing &nbsp; &nbsp; Wife and Family. BIGGS.—In loving memory of my &nbsp; dear father, who died 5th Decem- ber, 1907. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; His life was all love and labor, His heart for his children beat true, He cheerfully did his duty, &nbsp; &nbsp; What more could our dear father do. —Inserted by his daughter and son- in-law, Ann...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
XXXXXXX XXXXYYX YXXXXXXXXX WE ARE REiADY &lt; For the Spriug Trade with a Lovely lot of SPRING SHOES. A All the Latest -- -- 'ORIATIONS ---. - OF -- FA-- IASHION - SAre Blooming Luxuriantly, with A uA now, Buynow, and get first D pichk. t Tho " Springa " Glace Kid Bar Shoos aolf bow patent oollar, light and broozy, 7/11, Velvet Bar and Court Shoes, Svry snappy in. design and style seolfcovered hools, 4/11, S" Acis," This is the name of a lovely Court shoe, in tan or black Glaco kid, with 8 mido buttons; very natty; otthoe coloru, 0/11., " Toseo Button Shoo." A neat 8 Button shoe, a neat Pat, cap Hyto, right up to dato in style and Squality for 10/0, " "The Princess Shoo," A dainty SGlaeo Kid shoe in ankletto or SCourt, A bours little line for ladies, 11/0. Ox.blood and Wine Color Foot. wear is still the corroot thing. ' We have a very large and ohoioo SBelection, and will be pleased to show them to you,. Our Men's Department is widely known as carrying the Boat of Australian...
CURIOUS KINDS OF BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
CiilUUS KINUUS UF UHEAU. A dcarIll of wlhea o (ccurred in ?g?' u;i ii i 1462', 1i6fll a l 16 Illho. ,'ais br.ead was imad' o't e ip. Tlhe' wer boiled until ,\re: soft Ioludhl to lmsh, when 1t4 Lrr; iUr I It ;iM t o1f thlie \w;I.tr was |Irr's s? out of01 tlhelm. All CIqulill weighl 1of whliclt ni'i l was thell Illixed withli 1the )nipul, t:ii tlhe ilougllh wai\\ s iail(e in 11h usual ianulrll. with e~ast. 'The ,Joigh l'Os' weil ill the troughs. anll after heing khlioit(l was iormid into loav's ald Iput illto lthe ov ll. Bthr',d i 'reh ' iIatd ill this 11aiil ir' hllis a peculiar .swe?rtish a'It f', whichil is di. a igreiale' to llost i iol)l. It is Los light and whitt, as whelatl'll bread,. iuld '.ouhld be kept twi.v\e holurs \\ iLtho t I. ;iag cut, wlnihe thef sm tlli anid t to of the turnilp will scarcely be pIc .pt i' e.I P'otato i'read isf ainothellr kind, and there are t evL'lral rli'oc 'sses of llliking it. I'hic early hid \\Was ohlcr\cl to he l'tullflill u 111 i w1 u \\ il l t...
A CRUSADE AGAINST FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
A C.RUAil /I.A:\lS FLIES, 4-~-c---.-- A recent experiment to illustrate 'i diirect connection between Ilies viil di.soae, consisted in allowing a t.iniuma, Ilie-liottlo to walk across a irco of freshly sliced potato. The ,natto subsequently developed colo airs of germs all along the track a' en by the fly, while clsewhere no iccelopmcnt took place. The im oortant question remains how best :o get rid of the fly. The 'Lancet' ;.-:gets a weak solution of weak orla'ldchydo in water (say two tea ;poonfuls to the pint!, It would ,ppear that flies are attracted by a .vsca solution of, formaldehyde, lhich they drink, Some die in the .:ater, others get as far only as the milneldiate vicinity of the plate of rater, but all ultimately succumb, .nd where they occur in largo num iers, hundreds may le swept up from :,h floor. It is consoling to know that by this method the flies have lied- under a dose of a fluid which s fatal to disease organisms, a fluid also which is inoffensive and for ractic...
STOPPED THE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
STOPPED THE TiTAIIt. A: romarkablo inlstance of red-anis : "bn th opart of railway olhiciala has oc curred on the I llun;arian Stato Rail : ways noar Ncutra. Whilo a, train was passing across the bridgto over the Waagl River, a passenger saw a beat keel uppermost and a man stru:gglilg in the water below. loe stopped hto train by pulliutn the cord, jumpeld into river, and ibrmugl;ht tit drowning mant safely to the baIul. Ilo then got into the train again, and was enthusiastic ally received by his fellow -passengers, who vied with each other in offering lion dry clot hes. 'the guard, howrover, shook his hetad, and whlen the train reached Neutlra the lifcsaver was ar rested for havin.g pulled the cord .when to ono in the train was in danger. The great ain is the main who daoe a thing for the first tine, .. -
THE SWORDS OF SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
THE SWORI)S OF SPAIN. T'he swords of Spain, and especial ly those of Toledo, were relnoni?ted for .their workmanship and temper. The Toledo blade, famous in song and story, was so keen, so flexible, and withal so strong that its finlenes be came proverbial. \\hen the Moors overran Spain ill the (th century they were lready materi, c1 many of the arts, and epecially were they adepls in the iworkling of metal. Their swords were hig.hly valued for their delicate temiper, and their decoration was also priced. It \\ns from these conquerors that the Slanitards learned much of their skill in fierging aond tempering steel. :\nd, that the cotm Ipleteness of the noblest wealpn matn ever made should not be matted by the lack of any element, natural or artificial, the fairy godmother, Na ture, contributtedl one more gift. On11 the banks of the Tagus there is an abundance of fine sand. In the pro cess of forging, the metal is taken fwhite-hot from the furnace, alld is subjected to a coolin,? pro...
ON ACTIVE SERVICE. LETTER FROM HAROLD CAUSER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
LEJTTERt FROM HAROLD OAU3EIt, THI- following extracts are taken fhrola an interesting letter written by Mr Harold B, Causer to his mother :- October 2t I, 1? P. My dear Mother,--We are now on active service. Before leaving our iDer went Ilouse Barracks we mnatched to the Church of England, Upper Nor wood, where we had prayers and hung up1 our colors leaving them there until our return, We have been for a couple of weeks here amongst the lounttains, The nature of our work is secret We are mounted now and are no longer cadets, as the English Covernmenut will not have cadets in their service. Su we are The Australian Mounted T'lain ing (orps. We also have four motor cycles, The officers ride in side c us. We are barracked in an old hall built in 16S3 A n,, and sleep on the iJowr, and have bread and jam to eat, with meat only occasionally. Lord C- sent us some will cluck and when I brought them in from the car the boys Ipulled the feathers out and stuck them in their hats, So we'll have...
Random Readings. SOME HAPPY ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
Random Ratii s. SOMEI HAPPY ACCIDINTS'; Some of the 11ns:t -cclcbr'tcd dis coveries in thle world of science and art have been the e:,ult of a h.appy , accident. The \volkr, t:iving earn cstly for one thins, finds that. fall ing in his original quest, he has at tained another and f;r imorCe wondepr ful one. The discovery of siC;eai waIS on of these ''happenings," as we all know. The boy Watt, ah iys tIhoughtful and plilannlling, siat one tiay byi his llllthtl's kitchen lire. Tlire twas the tca-kctile swiginging folin iis IlcIk, aid as the water grew hot, it b gan to bolt, and the steam violently li:ted thll: keCtll lid. As it rose anld fell ,and the boy's eyes followed ti1 motion, his b1ain was fixeid with the thought, "If thisi small puff of steam can move the iron lid, why would not a larger ainotlllt move a larger object?" nnd the whole subject of steam navigation was there in a nutshell. The quick tlit of a woman dii cover ed tile stlnge .fi.r now klnown as galvanism. The nile o...
FERRY TO RUN ON SUNDAYS. DOUBLE SHIFTS ON WEEK DAYS. A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT. ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
----o-- DOiBLEit tilhIIt'il ON WEICIK DAYd, A ()OmP'ltEEIItI VlI l'EPORT. AD)OPr'ED BY TIIl oOUNOIL, 'lii' I'crry Committen reported to the Council on 'L'ueslay evening that con sideration Was given to the question of extendinlig the hour:i of running of the itealm firry on week dlays and of re suniing the running on Sundays and to oiler iulttsei associated with the ferry niid recollllendd ; 1. Tli'~l tI?o orry h!o viir on unoudayil diir'ii,' thl mnonthi of l)hoemlnbor, Jan'liary, liolirtv' ir. and M irii' h te)m 11.11 , to 7 phm, 'h,1: otd.iint.on daily rnecoipts nd n x piniiltiri ont Snlinty yrllting ar : -EK ovory /tiulltl y vill b? ni vod, , h, T Iai llit tiilhiin l'lrry v 1t rs inn from i6 a .i till t 2 m hiiiiii(tliht and tllha twoillliiiit or worl'oni bne omployod (or tlho plir Spoa, tvtrliitni; iiino liinirt o:c' . ThiC tlcrvioti to oiiimoiii o oi Juiti'ary lit, t''l .*itiu n A.udi ?oldnly o;viioiditutro in v lved in thit t.lto ait ion w/ill hi .--Two in;)ii'>r i ii tv, )...
WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 12 December 1914
WILLIAMSIOWN PUNT OLUB, Last Saturday's race wau sailed over the innor course for prizos given by the club. Mr W\ Ilohorts noted as judge and starter, and Mr W, i'arklr as time Ircoper. Theor wore only 7 sterters, this beong the smallost t1i ,1t f, r this teason, Wanderer finlihi ii t, I?tllwed by Hyacinth, with Iival close behind. On corrected times, the placd pants were Native Lass (23min) 1st ; Wanndeur (scr.) 2nd, Solution (hmrin 1rico) 3rd. To-day's entries and handioetp : Wanderer and Ozone;, nor.; Hyacinth, I min 20 seeo ; Rival, 3mln 15oc ; Folution, o min 30 see; Koh-I-Nor, 8 min 35 ace ; Dove, 1min ; Swift, 14min 50aeo; Thitle, 18miu 00cc ; Native LsaI, 10 min; Twinkler, 23 min 30 ace.