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WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
WILLIAMSiOWN PUNfT ULUB. A nRAH was held on Saturday over the club's inner course, for prizes given by the club. Mr W. Roberte acted aM starte and judge, whilst Mr J. Groves was the hon. timekeeper. There was a good mnster of punts for the race, nine ponts orosang the starting line. Wanderer finished first, aont next. closely followed by Thetis. Ot oorreoted times the placed boats wer- Wandorer first, Hyaointh second ad Dowe third. To-day's entries and hindleape: Wanderer, scr.; Hyacinth, Imn 8fee; Thetis. 2min 30 sees; Rival, 4min 50see Solution. 8min 7sec; Wild Wave 10min 5seo; Tlrafalgar. lmin; Dove, l2min 15sec; Swift, 19minO seO; Native L?., 20mln; Thistle, 28in 0lfse.; Twinkle., mn'n 4lOeo.
YACHTING. HOBSON'S BAY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
YAcHTING. IIOBSON'S BAY CLUB. Tam Hobson's Bay club held its annual open race on Saturday. The entries, though not so numerous as last year, were good, and both start and finish of the race presented a fine eight to the large gathering of spectators. The course was a triangular one. starting from a buoy opposite the Gem pier, to the most easterly swinging buoy, thence round the St. KUda Bank Pile Light, baok to start ing line, three times round. In this course the boats have to start of with a lead, and the unsuitability of this practice was further demonstrated by a collision between Helen and Thera, who were among the first over the line, and which caused the retirement of the formor. Thera, who had her nose broken off by the board, quiekly hoisted another jib, and put up a marvellous performance by finishing five minutes before any of the other boate. The-wind was a nice, wholesall breeze from the south, with a bit of west in it, and all thi boats, with the exception of Fancy and...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
To.DAY's MATOHES. Williamstown v. Brunswick (1st eleven) at Brunswick. Team-Arnold, Brown, Carpenter, Mills (2), G. Gladstones. Bett, Mitchell, Livingstone (2), and Allibon. Second elevens at Williamstown. Team -Gebble, Outen (2), Ferguson, Kilgour, Pilling, Herring, P. Mills, Hopper, V. Gladstones and Abberton. Crowe (12th). Club Eleven v. Newport Baptists at rear of Newport Hotel. Team -Alles, O'Donnell, Erioson, Cohen, Nankervis, Philip, Box, Davis, Remington, Hatch and Thomas. Thistle v. Collingwood Caledonians on Railway Reserve. Bay View Rd. Methodists v. Newporb Methodists. Yarraville Baptists v. Hyde 8t. Metbo diets (A team). Victoria St. Methodests v. Williams town Congregationals. Church of Christ v. Lennox St. Meths: John St. Meths. v. North Presbys. Hyde St. Meths, (B team) v. Footacray Preebyterians. Williamstown Baptists v. Middle Park Bsptiste.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
New Years Greetings. We are Opening the New Year with Great Reductions in all Departments, Everything is at " Out They Go " Prices. Our Shipments are arriving Shortly, We must have the Room. SPECIA.L DISPLAYS EVERY FRIDAY, BEDROCK PRICED REMNANTS. Ladies ! we Purchased a Big Parcel of Silk Blouses all Sizes and up to the Minute Styles at just Half-Price. A MATTER OF IMPORTANCE. To all Men who Value their appearance, is to Select a Success ful Tailor with Modern Ideas. Our Suits are p-oduced with the most Exacting Care with Special regard to individuality of the Customer.' THE SMARTEST STYLES are always Introduced with due Regard to the Customers' Taste. Our list of Satisfied Customers Continuously Grows. Let us Tailor you to your Ideal of a Perfectly Cut and Finish ed Suit. New Seasons Materials now Showing. They are Specially good C. T. KEIC& CO. 11-17 FERCUSON ST. W. KEAYS & CO. Drapers, Mercers, &c. 283 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN, Sell it for LEBS because ...
FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
FOOTS00AY AND WILLIAMSbOWN D?lTRIO" CHURomes AssooIATION. Lennox St. Methodist 164 (Pope 44, Anderson 81, Webb 16, Smith 15, Arthur 13, Thomson 16 ; Anderson 8 for 12, Arthur 2 for 18) v. Churcoh of Christ 6 for 27 (Jones 6, Streader 6; Jones 3 for 48. Ogden 1 for 8, P. Parsons 1 for 11. S. Parsons 1 for 19, Hil 11 for 22). Hyde St. Methodisb A team 76 (Dobbie 24, Hill 18. Holmes 11; White 4 for 22, Wilson 2 for 8, Holmes 2 for 15) . Yarra ville Baptists 9 tor 49 (Carlton 13, Sutton 11; Cariton 3 for 18, Oemn 8 for 25, Green 2 for 20). Newport Methodists 103 (Jonee 55. PoweU 15, G. Regelsen 11;- Williams 8 for 11, R. Regelsen 1 for 14. Powell 1 for 17, G. Regelsen 1 for 19) v. Bay View Rd. Methodists 6 for 66 (Hoskins 18," Mo Milian 13, Riley 12 ; Leigh 3 for 16, Mo Millan 4 for 45, Edwards 1 for 8). Victria St. Methodists 48 (Barkla 8, Beet 8, Curwood 8, Tickle 8 ; Firth 1 for 16, Carwood 1 for 22, Grenfell 1 for 27) v. Congregationasle 5 for 97 (Gregg 32 n.o., G. Ogden 16, Rowe 15...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
IN MEMOBIAM. COLES.-In deep sorrow but fond love of a dear Husband and Father, Harry Coles, who fell asleep at "Roberts," Hotham street, 20th January, 1912. Behind all shadows standeth God. The link that bound us here below Still binds my heart to thine. In my lonely hotrs of sorrow And the past so very near, There He comes to sohthe and comfort, Wipes away the fallen tear. Dear Father. -Inserted by his sorrowing Wife, Son and Daughters, ELSUM.-Insad and loving memory of my dear mother, Elizabeth Elsim, who departed this life on January 16th, 1914. God knows how much we miss her, And He counts the tears we shed. And whispers," Hush, she only sleeps, Your mother is not dead." -Inserted by her loving son and daughter-in-law, B. and M. Elsum. hSATu , J? r f 16, 1915. SATUnnDA., JTNuABT 16, 1915.
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. BRUNSWICK. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. BRU 'SWICK. Flaer ELUvUN. Williamstown 128 (A. Mills 15 n o., N. Mills 12, R. Livingstone 14, Arnold 17, Mitchell 11, V. Gladstones 10) v. Bruns wick 6 for 99 (A. Mills 3 for 44, Gebble 1 for 12, Carpenter 1 for 138) SECOND ELEVIN. Williamstown 50 (Hopper 11 ; Orowe 6 for 5) v: Brunswick 60 and 4 for 25, CLUB ELIvEN. Club Eleven 152 (Davies 40, Cohen 27. Nankervis 24, Thomas 18; Remington 1 for 17, O'Donnell 1 for 10) T. Newport Baptiate 2-for 39 (Widdovrs 22; Widdows 5 for 50. Williams 2 for 34, Kirkpatrick 1 for 85._
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
Fifteen designs have been snbmitted for a dispensary for 'Newport, Mr Joseph Murdoch, builder, has been in vited to assist the Dispensary Committ e in making a selection. The estimated cost of the building, in which provision will be made for lodge meetings, is. £1500. Applications have been received for £600 worth of debentures, The building will be erected in Davis street, close to the' site selected for the new State Savings Bank. It is proposed to construct White street, a new thoroughfare set out in Smith's paddock,. between Douglas parade and Melbourne road, by a special improvement rate. Plans and specifi cations for the work were placed before the Public Works Committee by the Town Surveyor on Tuesday evening, Councillor Byrne complained, at the meeting of the Public Works Committee on Tuesday evening, about the badly lighted approach to the Williamstown railway station, from the Thompson street bridge. The lamps wereobscured by pepper trees, A person travelling from the sta...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Swimming matches to-day. -'-Windsor Magazine " to hand from r Berriman. S-Chas. Chaplin in Keystone comedy, and new artists at the Theatre tc-night. -The Methodist Kindergarten school will be opened on Tuesday evening with a banquet. -Miss F. Burgess, certificated teacher of drawing and painting, resumes tuition at Victoria street next week. -The Municipal Band will ran open air picture nights every Saturday during the summer months at the Mechanics'. -Reuben-ames Croke on Tuesday ob tained orders for £1/12/6 against James Oliver and for £1/5s- against W. T. Davidge, for a dishonored cheque, with 5!- costs in each case. -An American tea will be held on the first Thursday in February in aid of the Red Cross Fund, arranged by Meadames Armstrong and Lonsdale. Full partionu lars will be advertised in these columns. --Williamstown Amateur Swimming Club's grand aquatic carnival this after noon at 2.453. All the half-mile champions of Victoria will compete. A most at tr...
THE WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
THE WAR FUTND. Two rolls of flannel were again cut up and distributed this week from the Council Chambers and many knitters have come forward for wool from the wool centre. It is evid.ent that the appeal for workers -has been heeded, and we are very hopeful of further results, so that this much needed .work for the sick and wounded of our Em ives or as wil carried on to the best of our abilities and energies. To enable us to get more money to buy material, a penny collection ii to be started in every street in the town, and authorised collectors are to make a weekly visit to every house in the streets allotted to them. We have no doubtabout getting a penny, and the results will be large. Now,- this is work for the young women of Wil liamstown who are not sewing for the centres, so we make an appeal for them to come forward and help us. It will' not be arduous, as we try and make the aieas as small as possible, but it will be continuous-that is, collected systematicially every week a...
ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFE, PLANTS hare their romance and history no less than in other branches of life. Sometimes it forms interesting and fascinating reading. At other times tragedy is involved, as in the procuring of orchids or the extraction of rubber. of which the public has had brought under its notice quite recently, the latter element in the Congo and Putumayo. Only the other day we had an instance, purely accidental, of a cat, enmeshed in some burrs at Rochester, being the unwitting cause of bringing to light what is thought to be a new species of plant. The story of the tobacco plant, the potato, tomato and the fuchsia, to men tion a few, are familiar examples in the botanical realm in the past. In fact, to the introduction of tobacco into Switzerland, opposition was so bitter that its prohibition was incorporated in the Ten Commandments. And Raleigh, when he introduced the potato into Ireland, unconsciously changed the fate of that country; in fadciher history is associatedin...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
PATRIOTIC FUND. Ackaowlelged 4 .:.. £54.t4. 4 Melbourne Glass Bottle works Employes ... ... 18 3 3 Do. ... ... 17 17 6 CLOTHING FUND. Collected. Weekly contributions Mrs Tubb. .. .. £0 14 3 Mrs Linklater ... . 0 15 .0 Mrs Bailey ... ..; O 16 6 Mrs Findlay '...- .. 0 19 0 Four Weeks- - Mrs Lonsdale ... ... 2 1 0 New weekly srepsoribers-Mrs Soott, Mrs McGowan, Mrs F. Davies. Donatione-Boarf and sox; MrWillian; washers. Mrs Altken; Mra Clements, 2/6; Anon, 2/6; eoeks, Mrs B. Dyson, Mr Ogden (6 pre); blanketes, Mrs Kilpatrliok, Newport Baptist Married Ladles' Guild; esoar and sooks, Mesdames Blte& and Webster; plllowslips, Williamstown Congregational Ladies' Sewing Guild (28). RED CROSS FUND. Final for Middles coneert; ...?.0. 0 ecil St. Presbyterian 8.8s. ... 8 10 0 BE. LIAN -FUND; Ceoil St. Preebyterian 8.8. 3 I10 0 Mrs Hepburn .-. -I 0.0 Mechanics' Institute o". : . itees,'. proceeds-of ipi ture night. ... . 111 4 6 Flannels & nuderpants; Mrs Gladatqnes. -The Red Croe...
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. -4-- CHARLES Jarrad, a lad, appeared be fore Messrs Orr and Ward on Tues day charged -with using obscene language. Constable O'Connor, on New Year's Day, at 1115 p.m., was called to the Woolpack hotel to put out Jarrad who had been creating a disturbauce there. Jarrad then went down the street for some distance and used ex pressions, samples of which were handed to the Bench. The language could be heard for some distance. A fine of £2 was imposed and an application for time to pay was refused. '
ST.LUKE THE APOSTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
ST.LUKE THE APOSTLE. -----+----- St. Luke, thie Evangelist and mar tyr, was a Syrian, a native of Anti ach, and is said by some writers ti nave been a painter hy profession It was during the confinement of St Paul at Rome that the gospel. of St Luke was written, which, as well a the Acts, is addressed to Theophilas Most authors tate that person to have been a magistrate of Antioch, but some deny even his existence contending that in using the wort Theophilus, St. Luke merely address ed his writings to "every emineaw lover of God." The purity of language and elegance of style which so eminently distin guish the writings of St. l,ukl strengthen the reason for believinl that. this evangelist must have re ctived that literal and polished edu cation which was attainable only hl the opulent-to whom, indeed, ever: species of liberal instruction was ac cessib-le at Antioch, where he resided St. Luke in the eighty-fourth year of his age, was seized at Patras; city of Achaia, by a party of in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
4VA4NCE AUSTR-0 SZA - SAMUEL SPRY'S SHOE STORES. R, J. WATERMAN, Proprietor. ·--- · ·-- -.----- ~-·---~.- .. ... ...... tl!___ ;-- .- ---... _ _ Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Glub HoteL) Iooos' 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. SmaU profits and quick returns mean a saving to Purchasers. If -you wish to have entire satisfaction in your IEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with..... T.K. Bennet & Woolcock One Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T. L BE?IET & OOLCOK, Premier Butchers, FERGUSON STRB~T. TeL 8r Williamitown, A. COLLINGRIDGE, Auctioneer Phone r " , - RENT COLLECTING Central our Busisess, Auctioneer, Real Estate Agents And Generai Agents, 229 arl 23 Collins Street, and at Newport. g EE NEWrPPOBrY-?? ulim----.Tb n ara .,---sass." w hen a Ing a...
A SERVIAN FAIRY TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
A SERVIAN FAIRY TALE. Once upon a time there was a iandsome young Prince named Boris, and as he was out hunting ne day he caught sight of a bird vhose wings appeared to be of gol len feathers. He was so eager to :atch this prize that he followed it ip hill and down dale till at last all the courtiers who had accompanied him were left far behind. The Prince Boris noticed that he had come to a great temple full of sta tues in white marble.., and he would have gone into the stately building had not a hermit stopped him. a "Set not your foot on the thresh hold," he said to the Prince, "or you will be changed into a statue like these. There is a witch who dwells on the hill behind the temple, and she sends out the golden bird to empt travellers here. Many, as you see, have been unable to resist the desire to enter, and they have fallen victims to the witch's en chantment. But if you can find her and get near enough seize her hair before she sees you. she will be in your power. Now Prince...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
WISE AND OTHERWISE There is a difference between stick ing to and sticking your friends. The Professor: "How many inches in the rain-gunge, John?" John: "I dunno about, inches, but I emptied. os.t about a quart." Mrs. Slangcm (upstairs): "Bridget, have you turned the gas on in the par lor as I told you?" New Domestic Jewel: "Yes, ma'am; can't you smell it ?" * * * * * Customer: "You don't seem very quick at figures, my boy." Newsbov: "I'm out of practice, sir. You see, most of the gents say, 'Keep :he change.' " "What a perfect idiot I am!" wailed Slumper. And for the purpose of con soling him his wife absentmindedly remarked: "No one is perfect, Wil liam ' Tommy (who has never seen flatfish before, watching fishermen at the pier head) : "I say, Sis, I do believe that fisherman kills his fish by sitting on them !" * * * w She: "That's the Miss Brown whom Sargent has just painted." He: "Really? You know, I was just won dering if her beautiful coloring could be natural." * w w* -r Aun...
DEATH OF MR. J. T. LORD RESULT OF BLASTING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
DEATH OF MR. J. T. LORD RESULT OF BLASTING AOIDENT, MR Joseph T. Lord died at the Wil. liamstown Hospital yesterday morning as the -result of a quarrying accident, Mr Lord was well known as a Harbor Trust contractor. He also carried out large sewer contracts for the Metropoli. tan Board of Works and, by arrange. ment with the Town Council, supplied the material for carrying the foreshore further seaward between Ferguson and Mariner streets. As a result of the work he got in this district, he took a house at the corner of Victoria and Gelli'rand streets, where he lived with his three children, his wife being dead. The accident which caused his death occurred in a simple way. He had a contarct from the Roads Board to re construct the road between Brooklyn andWest Footscrayand was working at a quarry off Geelong road, Brooklyn, with men employed by him. A charge was inserted in the rock and brought down a large quantity of material and Mr Lord went back to the face believ. ing all was ...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE Large and appreciative audiences have witnessed the excellent programmes at the Theatre during the week. The variety novelties at the beginning of the week were well up to the high standard and were warmly welcomed. The great star pioture, Orders Under Seal, whloh was soreened Monday night, proved a very popular film. Tonilght the new artists include a ?eappearanoe of the popular monologue artist, Toe Huarley, who will introduce new songsi and sketches, Matilda and Eleviea, Spanish dancers and esingers, and Pierrot and Pierette, costume comedy artiste are the artists for to-night. The plcturesinelude a two-reel Edlaon drama, "A Warning from the Past,:' and a real sensational drama, "A Plight for a For tune."' The comedy films include a Keystone one-reel' subjeot, introduclng Chas. Chaplain, entitled " Rounders."' On Monday night ai niew programme of plotures -will be shown, inoluding two sa-dramas anb a? eyrstaOe oomedyr?
LOCAL SHIPBUILDING YARDS. A HARBOR TRUST DREDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
LOCAL SHIPBUILDING YARDS. A HARBOR TRUST DREDGE. TiE Harbor Trust, in its last annual report, mentions that consideration has been given to the advisability of securing a dredger constructed on the trailing suction principle, as it is esti mated that 12,570,860 barge yards of the total quantity of material N be dredged in deepening the approach to the Port Melbourne and Williamstown piers, the river entrance and widening the river Yarra, are composed of sans and silt, for which this class of dredge is particularly suited. It is proposed to build a dredge 250 feet long, 45 feet moulded, breadth 20 feet moulded depth, with a 17 feet draft capable of dredging 45 feet below low water, with a hopper capacity of 2500 tons, a speed of 10 knots and of- 2000 indicated horse-power, the hull to be steel. The coal consumption must not exceed 2 pounds per hour, when the vessel is fully loaded and steaming 10 knots, and the pumps must be capable of raising material having a specific gravity of 1 ...