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ROUTE OF ELECTRIC CABLE. HARBOR TRUST SUGGEST ALTERATIONS. TO KEEP CLEAR OF DOCK SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
ROUTE OF ELECTRIC CABLE. I HARBOR TRUST SUGQST ALTEBRA TIONS. TO KIEP CLEAR OF DOCK SCHEM.. THE Horbor Trust does not favor the. route proposed by the Town Council for electric main across 'Fisherman's Bend The Council proposed the Short road route. The Harbor Trust requires the cable to be carried from I the pumping'station, Spotswood, along the line of the main sewer to Port Melbourne. This will lengthen the distance and increase the cost by about £200, 'which will be borne in equal parts by the City Council aid the Williamstown Council. The cable must be laid 36 below. the low water mark and must allow' for the increase of the river width to 500 feet. The main- sewe has. often been re ferred to as a block to thei deepening of the Yarra- But it is a still greater barrier to docks and canals in Fisher man's Bend, being nearer the surface there there than at the river and: in very treacherous quicksand. The Harbor Trust has not officially announced its complete port scheme yet; but ...
LETTER FROM MR. S. FOWLER. GUARDING A GERMAN PRINCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
LETTER FROM MR. S. FOWLER. GUARDING.A GERMAN PRINCE. WRITING to his parents, Mr. Stanley Fowler, son of. Mr. Robert Fowler,- of, Pasco street, who is a member of the First Expeditionary Force, now in Egypt, says :--- - " We are now off -, a couple of days sail from - . We called at --, took in some water, and then went on again. We have had splendid weather since a couple of days from Albany. We see some grand.sights not exactly land sights-because we have not been ashore yet. To see all our ships against a tropical sunset is really beautiful. At night all the signals are flashing. Up till lately, however, we were travelling at night with all lights out. - We got the German prisoners from the Emden aboard, and are taking them with us to England. *A special guard of 30 men was requited to look after them, and the honor fell to my Company ("A') George (a cousin) and myself were included, W.e had strict orders to bayonet or shoot, if necessary, and with fixed bayonets.and ten cartridge...
COOKERY. Cream Puffs. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
COOKERY. Cream Puffi. Put two ounces butter into half-pint ofat water to boil. When boiling hastily add four ounces flour. Stir this until it is a smooth dough. Take it off the fire, and, when cold, 'add, one at a time, four eggs. Beat it thoroughly, cover 'he dough with a napkin, stand-aside for one hour, and it is ready to bake. In forniing the cream puffs drop the mixture by spoonfuls into a greased pan. Potato Oroquettes. Boil three or four potatoes and .mash them through a wire sieve with a wooden spoon, add one ounce of but -ier, thed?olk of an. egg, season with pepper and salt. Whip the white of the egg to a stiff froth and stir half of it in. Then form into small balls, dip into beaiten egg, and roll in bread crumbs. Fry in deep fat to a nice brown color; drain on paper by the fire. . Cream Paneakes. Take.half a pint of- thick cream,.half a pint of .milk, two ounces of sugar, and a teaspoonful of finely-powdered spice. Beat the yolks of three eggs, add them to the cream, mix...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
VANCE AUSTI º SAMUEL -SPRY'S SHOE STORES. R. J. WATERMAN, Proprietor. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near .Yacht Club Foitel) .. looos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/- in the j 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 Purchasers.. If you wish to have entire :-atisfaction in your MEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders .with .... . T.K. Bennet & Woolcock One Quality only kept at alltimes. ADDRESS T, K. BE?NBT & WOOLGOCK, Prcier Butchers, -FEBRGUSON STTREET. - TeL 8r Williamstown. A. COLLINGRIDGE, Auctioneer Phone RENT COLLECTING oentral.our Business. Auctioneer. Real Estate Agents Andl Generai-.: Agenits, 229 anl 23 Collins Street and at Newpoirt. SEE ZJEWPORW.It-.---The Birmingham of Auntralis. When Buylng or Solling-88H US W Wa'LL Do was farU." A HAPPY NEW YEAR ! May th...
FOR YOUNG FOLKS. A DOG'S WISH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
FOR YOUNG FOLKS. A DOG'S WISH.. I think you will like this little dog story by Constance Clyde. "How I do wish I was a human being," barked little Fido one even ing; "human beings are so superior to us, aren't they?" "Where do you young people get your wild ideas?" smiled his wise parent. "Human beings are always unhappy unless they are with dogs." "But they are so free," replied little Fido. "When I dig in the garden my master scolds me, but I know men who are allowed to dig all day long. 'And other human be ings-they must be kings, I suppose -a illowed to carry hliejvy 1'aic-ils about; I only get a stick occasion ally. Again, some break stones in the road all day. I can't do that at all." "Still, you would not enjoy being human for long," returned his par ent, but Fido ran away whining, and would not believe her. -That night Fido had a curious dream. He stood beside a dog-rose on a dog-day, and that means that a dog's wish will be granted. The dog-fairy, a small greyhound, slip pe...
New, Odd & Interesting. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
New, Odd & Interesting. Ten sovereigns a pound was paid for tea" in 1657. Vesuvius and Etna are both never active at the same time. For hundreds of years the Nile floods have not varied ten days in their arrival. The oldest manuscript written on cotton-paper in England is in the British Museum, anr bears date o1049. Arctic travellers have noted the cur lous action of snow at low temperature. It dries garments and absorbs mois 'ure. An American chemist has developed a liquid gas of which a little steel bot tle will carry enough to light a house for a mionth. Bricks are the most durable of build. ing material. The British Museum ronta,ingsun-drge?d bricks taken from No machine has yet-been invented in France which can supersede manual labor in the manufacture of cham pagne bottles. The men performing this difficult work are well paid; Brass Knobs and Knockers.-v ;..'hen cleaning brass knobs or door knockers protect the paint by a piec of cardboard, out of which a hole has been...
WEDDING. ADAM—SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
WEDDING. ADAM-SMITH. AT- Christ Church, Newport, December 22nd, Mr Andrew R. Adam, son of Mr G. N. Adam, retired shipwright, of New port, and Miss Seraphina W. Smith, whose parents. niow deceased, resided formerly at Daylesford, wore united in the bonds of holy matrimony, the vicar, Rev. G. W. Rattooen, oiliating. The bridegroom was attended by Mr P. G. Robinson. The bride was very tastefully attired in a dress of white embossed voile, wearing the onstomary bridal veil and wreathand'oarryinga handsome shower bouquet of tiger lilies and ferns. The important duties of bridesmaid were gracefully carried out by Miss Adam, who looked well in white silk voile and carried a bouquet of heliotrope and ferns. The bride was given away by Mr E. O. Coster. Mrs Adam played the wedding marh,. Mr and Mrs Coster entertained the guests at their residence in Douch street, when a bounteous wedding tea was prepared, The Rev. G. W. Ratten presided and after the toast of "The King.. had been honored, prop...
CHILDREN'S BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
CHILDREN'S_ BAZAAR. A children's bazaar in aid of St Joseph's Convent,.held last month, proved a great" success,. the sum realised being £12217/7. The -:refreshment stall, under the management of Mrs Leitch, realised £5511/7; .the. Hibernian- stall, superintended by Miss S ymour, re turned £34/3/-/;'the Children of Mary's stall, under. the direction - of Miss S.hanks, gathered £28/16/. making, 'with. £4/7/- obtained by Mrs Marks, the total.' 'A few weeks before a New port bazaar realised over £5o. .:_. .?:What : very affecting ptiee, my dear,". remarked the huaband, as- they re turned from the theatre the othcr night; su I auppose there :.wasn't a d ý eye in the house." "I observed, however," said the wife " that there seemed to be the uasu .umber of dry thxusta.".
FIGHT OVER YOUNG MAN. WHO WANTS TO GIVE A FAIR GO. TO TWO YOUNG FEMALE RIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
FIGHT OVER YOUNG MAN. WHO WANTS TO GIVE A FAIR GO. TO. TWO YOUNG FEMALE RIVALS. MABEL Singleton, a white "worker, residing at Carlton, on Tuesday at the Court of Petty Sessions, before Messrs Hick. and AWard,' proceeded against. Myrtle Boag, 21 Pearsonh street, Richmond, and employed in a jam factory, on a charge of assault. The assault, it was said, arose over a chair maker named Albert Henry Dooley, residing at Birkenhead street, North Fitzroy. Mr Murphy appeared to prosecute add Mr Frank Stephen defended Miss Boag. The parties were at the Back Beach on Boxing day. Mabel Singleton came in the afternoon in company with two other girls named Eileen. Hayes and Violet Williams. T"hey went to Greeney's dancing hall and, according to their story, which was contradicted, they were talking to a young man named Dooley- outside Greeney's dancing hall, when Myrtle Boag came out of the ball and said to Dooley "Don't-talk to those scraggs." "You: dyed haired doll," Mabel Singleton re plied,.an...
GLENISLA SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
GLENISLA SCHOOL. TaE annual distribution of prizes at the above school took place on the 17th December. The usual break-up party was dispensed with, as the children pre ferred sending a donation to the Mayor towards the Belgian Fund. PRIZE LIST. 6th Class.-General work, Q. Avery; improvement, N. Moran; mental arith metic, J. Henderson; history, A. Pick. 5th Class.-General work, L. Meehan; history, M. Redding : general work, B. McGregor ; poetry, A. Mapp. 4th Olass.-General work, E. Mackay, I. Boyd, D. Brown; grammar, T. Ramsay; history, D. Miller, A. Cook; arithmetio, A. Payne, Read, S. Brooks; conduct, W. Newiands, 3rd Class.-Arithmetic, M. Spurling ; home work, M. Mackay; composition, D. Jones; spelling, V. Brown, I. Roberts; mental arithmetic, L. Toomey ; writing, G. Menzies, Jack Roberts; sewing, S. Boyd; drawing, Jock IRoberts, J. Fitz gibbon; reading, S. Brooks; good work, K. Johns; arithmetic, W. Oxley; general work, J. Meehan, 2nd Class.--General work, K. Bouencher, J. Carri...
EARLY WILLIAMSTOWN. IMPRESSIONS OF MR MARTIN, I.S.O. FORMER SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE AND PUBLIC WORKS. THE MURDER OF PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
EARLY WILLIAMSTOWN,. IMPREIBSIONS OF MR MARTIN, I.9.O. BORaMR SEO RETARY OF AGRICUIj TURE AND PUBLI WORKS. a' THE MURDER OF PRICE. T Mi. Martin, I.. 0., has prepared a a lecture on his early recollections of Williamstown, dating back some 60 years. The following are some ex- a tracts from it. In 1855 the Crimean war broke out. I I was then residing with my parents c at Southamptbn, one of- the principal t shipping parts of England, and it was c from there that the filst contingents I for the war were -despatched. I had e the privilege of seeing the embarka tion.. The troops were marched to.the s docks. - I was 13 years old when I left Edg- s land-with. my father. We came to Australia in an old wooden ship which carried 200-passengers, and very few 1 of-them now remain. One. of them was Henry Varley, the evangelist, and. another John Traill, one of the founders of Huddart Parker and .Co., and John Burt, the ITemperance .ad vocate, who afterwards represented North Melbourne m Parliame...
THE WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
THE WAR FUND. As this is the beginning of the New Year and good resolutions are made, let us hope that those who have not come for ward (and there are many who have been content to see others labor) will come and help us to sew, collect, or in some way help the fund. We want sewers (women who will work either in their own homes or in sewing centres); we want helpers to colleot ; knitters for wool, and organ isers of entertainments. Our next general meeting is on Thursday, 14th January. Let us hope we will have a fall meeting of earnest helpers so that this very necessary work will gain fresh impetus and our results be worthy of the women of Williametown.
OBSTRUCTING ROADWAY. THE CASE WITHDRAWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
OBSTRUCTING ROADWAY. THI .AS-E WITHDRAWN. AT the Court of Petty Sessions yester day, before Messrs Bolton, Lonedale and Bunnett, J.P., Harry Greaves was charged with obstructing the carriage way at the corner of Douglas parade and Stevedore street on December 20th. Sub-inspector Kennealy. prosecuted. Constable Simpson'said on Sunday morning at eleven o'clock in con sequence of complaints he was on duty at the corner of Stevedore street-and Douglas parade. He had been told off for duty at that point in plain clothes at 11 p.m. The defendant and two others were on the roadway and he told them to move on The others. moved on ; the defendant said " I am not going;-you are not the'the King." Witness said " You refuse to go ?" and he answered " Yes." Sergeant Curtin said he had told off Constable Simpson for special duty at this point. The defendant, since the service of the.summons, had waited on him and expressed regret for his action and offered to place a sum in the poor box if the ch...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
Coal! Coal Newcastle Coal. Best HOUSEHOLD . Best ENGINE ... -. tA Lowest Ouirrent Rate3 Best BLACKSMITH'S Delivered Williamstown, Newport and district Branch Office.... Coal Depot, ANN STREET 'FER. NEWCASTLE COAL. Order Boxes at Trevor Jones & Co's, Office, Douglas Paradc and P. Murray's Grocery Store, .Nelson Place. Orders may also be left at any of Messrs. Doig, Hall & C,'s shops. MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP CO. LT? Head Office: 27-31 KING STREET. MELF, TBILE'HoNE-8-6, 864, 88695s, 8896 Ontral. DOI, HALL & 0o. DOIG, HALL & Co. The Leading SWillametown Newport- Grocers an Spirit Merehants DOIG, HALL & Co. O: the -D..i Oistrict. -s-w ponr - DOIG, HALL & CO. Williamstown, Newport and Spotawood WALTER PATERSON, (IAS. SIMMERS & 00.) general Ironmonger & Importer of British & Amerilcn Hardware 228 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN. For use in small Households, Bathrooms or Olfices there is no better heaters than the' NO. 100 HEATE...
MR.W. SUTCLIFFE DROWNED. RETURNING FROM A HOLIDAY. SUFFERING FROM CONCUSSION OF BRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
MRW. SUTUCLIFFE DROWnED. RETURNING .FROM A HOLIDAY. SUBFFERING FROM OONOUSION OF E BRAIN. THE death of Mr W. Sutcliffe, Douglas parade, has elicted many expressions of sympathy as he was well known and respected and very much attached to I his mother. With her he left home on Christmas day for Daylesford, intending to return on the Saturday after New Year's day. His mother returned some days earlier. - Al the boarding house where he was stayingat Hepburn Springs there was a fancy dress ball and the floor was specially waxed for-the occasion. Mr Sutcliffe appeared in fancy costume and while on the floor he slipped and fell heavily on his bead. Miss Elsie Morris, one of the guests, next day noticed that he was unwell and she sent for a doctor and paid him his fee, though she was a stranger to young Sutcliffe, who had no money with him. The doctor found that the young man was suffering from con cussiod of the brain and shock and ordered his removal home, expressing the opinion that he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
AUCTIONS. SATURDAY, 16th, at 3 o'clock, On the Ground, FREYER STREET. FOR REMOVAL ONLY. T REVOR JONES & CO., under in s etructions from J. Aubry, Esq., will sell Timber, Slates, Bricks, Iron, Doors, etc. For Absolute Unreserved Sale. Williamstown Counoillors specially in vited to attend. HOUSES & LAND FOR SALE. F OR SALE.-Six-roomed House, Bath, Copper. Sewered. Land 81 x 119. Stevedore street. Cheap. Five-roomed House, Bath, Copper, Sewered. Land, 56-6 x 93. James street. Cheap. -Morgan, Gann & Co. Mu TYACK HOUSE, LAND, ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENT, LAND, Victoria Strets. 70/-, terms. Hannan st., 42/6. Park Crescent. 2/6. Bay View St., 80/-. River street, 251-. Hobson at., 80/-, easy terms. New 4-roomed Cottage close station; sewered. 1880. £50.deposit. A Bargain. TOLET.-Seven rooms, 25/-; 7 rooms, 21/-; 5,15/-; 4, 18/-; rooms from 51-. 145 Ferguson Street. N. Williamstown. 'Phone 275 Williamstown. WILLTAMSTO WN New -Modern Villa, 4 rooms, every convenience, l...
CLOTHING FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
C CLOTHING FUND. Collected. Four Weeks " Mrs Tabb ... ... 117 9 Three weeks- Mrs Underwood ... . 15 0 Two weeks- Mrs Kelg 0. .. O 17 0 Miss Paxton 1 11 0 Mrs Ba1terfield .. .. 0 O 19 6 Mrs Findlay ... ... 1 11 0 Mrs Linklater 1 9 0 New weekly subseribers- Meedames Hansen, Elliott. Willis, Fowler, Litohfield Garnsworthy, Featherstonhaugh, Holdm; berg and A. J, Wilson; Miss Rose, s O.,. and Mr curtain? SDonations --Mrs Hearn, -91; in Soarves, -Mesdames Bates and- Garey; Mr Caloutt, 10/6; J.0., 10/
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 9 January 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -The Coonoll will not meet till 19th inst. Jules Rossins the principal tenor from "Gipsy Love" at the Theatre to-night. -The women most careful .bout their complexions are those who haven't any. -The miniature rifle range will be open for seooting practice at Wellington parade on Monday evening. . -Bertha Krupp was worth fourteen millions before the war and she has not become any poorer since. -Patrick O'Regan and Edwari Butler were yesterday fined 2/6 with 2/6 costs for allowing animals to wander. -W. R. Edney on Tuesday obtained an order for £7/5/- against M. J. Fitzgerald, the money to be paid at the rate of 5/- per week. -About 1000 men attended the dook yard on Thursday to register their names for employment in fitting up the troop ships. -Daring the absence of Miss Arm strong, the duties of organist at the Congregational Church will be carried out by Miss Hall and Mr H. Ellery Read. -Constable Boxshall, the Watch-house keeper, has been promoted to the rank o...
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. EARLY WILLIAMSTOWN, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not ngegmw Ida.itiy carusly, with the ovtnioas ezmd by oe oorratpodaaes. EARLY WILLIAMSTOWN, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." SIR,-In Mr Martin's " Early Wil liamstown" article, published in your last week's issue, he says re the murder of the late Mr Price :-"The force (Williamstown Artillery) formed a semi circle round the convicts and drove them to the water, where they surren dered." This is a mistake, which I wish to correct, as the force first upon the ground were the officers- and crew of the then H.M.C.S.S. Victoria, who, fully armed, immediately surrounded and kept them in check for a long time--sme hours in fact-during which the late Captain Norman and his officers succeeded by tendering them some good advice in inducing them to surrender and to submit being taken, guarded by the Victoria's men, on board the hulk " Success," where the same guard remained until all the convicts were placed in irons and safely secured, The Williamstown Artillery came ...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
?WIMMING. The Willlamstown Amatear Swimming Club, *hloh is Qne of the most irogres give sporting bodies in this town, hold their grand aquatlo Carnival in the local baths this afternoon, commenor at 2.45. SpecIal efforts have been by the president and committee to oeater for the amueement of the club's patrons, and an attractive programme, which leoludes some interesting noveltes -will be pre enated. The peoce de resistance will be the Half-mile Amateue Championship of Vio toria, for whioh all the Victorian chun pions have entered, and a most exieting contestls antlcipated. - Thisis the first Carnival ,f the 1014-15 season and the ololaltsof theassoe?tl?a will muster in good force. Our local swimmers have dAoe-a very careful preparatio and are? peobed to give a satif?astor eaooountof themselves In all theopen ereat-.-_ Inrge entries mave been reeived from other suburban clubs, who te seding their best swimmers. 71 . ;