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CONTINENTAL CONCERTS. AT NARACOORTE AND MT. GAMBIER [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
CONTINENTAL CONCERTS. AT .NARAOOORTE AND MT. GAMBIER Miss Jean Clarkson, who has made several tours of South Australia, was again invited to bring, a concert com pany from Melbourne for the Cale donian Societies of Naracoorte and Mount Gambier, South Australia, on the 29th December and January ist. There were big gatherings at both places. Unfortunately the weather was a bit on the cool. side. " The Nar corte Herald," January 5th, says: Miss Jean-Clarkson has sung at Scottish concerts'here many times now and dis played her old form in the renderinig of her uiuii drs. She has a good con tralto voice and is a fine exponent of Scottish songs. Miss Hilda Brewer is possessed of-a soprano voice of good power and range, with a pleasing stage appearance and her singing met with favor. Mr. Ambrose- McMahon (bari tone) sustained ihe reputation he gained in the South East last year as a vocal ist. He had a good reception each time he appeared.I Mr W. Davis has a fine tenor voice, and made an e...
METHODIST KINDERGARTEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
METHODIST KINDERGARTEN. THE new Methodist Kindesgarten school at Electra street will be officially opened to-morrow. Special sermons will be preached in the morn ing by Rev. F. Mason, and evening by Rev. John Thomas, B,A., president of the conference,- On Tuesday, 19th inst., a new departure will be made in the shape of an opening banquet, for which lavish provision in the shape of poultry and other edibles has been made by the ladies. His 'Torship the Mayor has accepted the invitation to be present and will respond to the toast of the Empire and. our Allies. The president of the conference and other notabilities will be present and the toasts will be interspersed with musical items. We are requested to say that all persons occupied in busi ness can be sure of an appetising and liberal repast in place of the home dinner together with an evening's en tertainmbnt at a small cost.
METHODIST CIRCUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
METHODIST CIRCUIT. THE quarterly meeting of the Wil liamstown Methodist Circuit was held 1 in the John street Church on Monday night, Rev. F. Mason presided; and there' was a large and representative attendance.' The financial statement I showed that notwithstanding the de pression caused by the war and drought, the various churches were in a healthy condition, as each place showed an increase on the correspond ing quarter of last year. The income from John street constituted a record, and at Electra street, also, the collec tions for all purposes were higher than in any previous quarter on record. Special expenditure and reduced re ceipts from other sources led to a small debit balance, but this was less than at the end of the previous year. The membership returns showed in increase and the Sunday schools were shown to be in a flourishing condition. The completion of the new Kinder garten school at Electra street was re ported and the news received with satisfaction. The opening ce...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. ANNUAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. ANNUAL STATBIE NT. THE annual report of the Mechanics' Institute, to be presented at the sub scribers' meeting,-was submitted to- the Committee by the.sec:retary, Mr T, D. Compton;, on Thursday evening. It mentioned that there was a falling off of £72/r5/6 in the receipts, which amounted to £528/9/7 ::The expendi= tare showed an increase of £46 on the total, but there had been £179/8/9 spent on alterations and' repairs, The institute had 134 members, 58 as sociates, 57 recreation members and 12 -life honorary members, :During the year 29 members joiried and 37 resigned, 22 associates joined :and to left and 58 recreation members joined and 2 left, the numbers at present .on. the roll being members; 126; associates 70i; recreation members 73. and life. members 12. The falling off was due to the large number connected with the Defence Forces who had. been -called away to uphold the honor of the Em pire. Facilities would -be afforded .to rejoin for those who retur...
THE PERJURY CASE. ACCUSED DISCHARGED. A TELEPHONE MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
THE PEHJURY CASE. ACCUSED DISCHARGED. A TELEPHONE MESSAGE, THE charge of perjury against Mrs Annie Edith Fidani was set down for hearing at the Court of Petty Sessions yesterday. It had been adjourned for a week owing to the absence of Edward Fletcher, a material witness, who was said to have sold the metal to Mrs Fidani which she denied receiving. On Monday Constable McAuliffe, at the watchhouse, received a telephone message from some one who declined to say where he was speaking from and gave his name as Edward Fletcher.. He said he was the missing witness in the perjury case and was sorry he had caused so much trouble. However, he had gone to town on the night before the hearing and had intended to give evidence on the following day, but missed the train and then stayed away altogether. He said he would turn up on Friday and give evidence. The police were of opinion that the message was sent. by some practical joker, but yesterday Fletcher duly appeared. The hearing was resumed y...
FALSE TRADE DESCRIPTION. NOT BOTTLED WHISKY. NO INTENT TO DEFRAUD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
FALSE. TRADE DESCRIPTION. NOT BOTTLED WHISKY. NO INTENT TO DEFRAUD. Mns K. Riley, licensee of the Wool pack hotel, Nelson place, on Thursday afternoon appeared before Mr S. M. Goldsmith, P.M., charged under Sec tion 39 of the Trade Marks Act, 1890, with applying to certaingoods, to wit, whisky, a false trade description, to wit, John.Dewar and Sns finest liqueur whisky. Mr Freeman prosecuted. ]Mr Brayshay appeared for the de fendant. Archibald M. Allen, inspector of liquor, visited the defendant's hotel on October 21st. Defendant told-- him experience, told her that if she put at the bottom of the bottle a label " bottled by K. Riley " she was. at liberty to put Dewar's bulk whisky into a bottle bearing Dewar's liqueur label. The whisky was a fair whisky,. but had not been bottled by Dewar and had not the same color. Hilary Dowling, analyst,- gave evi dence that the sample analysed was slightly stronger than Dewar's bottled whisky, It was 15*21 under proof. The genuine was 18'45 Mr ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. -4t-- Don't buy cheap finery-it is ex travagant in the long run. After frying fish, dry it on sheets of paper before serving to remove all grease. Mildew stains on clothes are dif ficult to eradicate. Sometifimes they will yield to rubbing with whisky. Use a clean brick instead of the ordinary iron stand, and you will then retain the heat of the irons much longer. Jelly moulds should be rinsed in hot water, then steeped in cold wa ter for ten minutes before being filled with jelly. Turpentine is an excellent clean ser for many things. It will re move the marks of black lead from a marble mantlepiece, amongst other things. Before putting milk into the saucepan, boil rapidly a few spoon fuls of water (enough to just cover the bottom of the pan), and it will never burn, however fierce the fire. The discolorations caused by striking matches can be removed by rubbing with a slice of freshly cut lemon, and then follow with a damp cloth dipped in whiting. Kitchen chairs sh...
AN OLD CRIMINAL. CHARGED WITH RINGING THE CHANGES. OVER THIRTY PRIOR CONVICTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
" AN OLD CRIMINAL. - . CHARGED WITH RINGING THE ORANGES. )VER THIRTY PRIOR CONVIOTIONS. YESTEBDAY at the Court of Petty I Sessions Henry Mortimer alias John a Doleman was charged with the larceny t of £1 from Edward Francis King by a trick, He was too ill to leave the t gaol hospital. i Raymond King, aged 11, residing t with his parents at 394 Melbourne 1 road,-Newport, told the police that on t Tuesday 12th inst,"he was in the shop at nine in the morning when accused I entered and said "I want a two- 1 penny stamp." It was given to him and he presented half a sovereign in I payment. When he asked ".Have you 0 not anything smaller than that ?" he replied, "Don't be impertinent." The change,, 9/11, was then given him and he said, "Give me the half sovereign back." Thinking he was going,to give sixpence, the boy handed over the gold and hies father then entered and ac cased said " Give me a pound note for this," at the same time handing back the half sovereign and silver. The note was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
Coal! Coal! Newcastle Coal Best~ EKG ...- -At Lowest OuEEint Estes Beet 'LAC ITBMS C0-A D . A?N - ST?EET ?IER. NEWCASTLE COAL. C4rE2r Ee s a re Meoae Z & HLk O&L, s C-ami M4E3LBOJRITIBE STEAMSHIP 00. LTD : 2--3: ZING STREET. MELv& I OIi, REAL& Co . ,L & c. The Leading Groers and Spirit Merchants ArLL a . of the DOIG, HA L & CO. Wiliamtown, Newport and fpotwwood WALTER PATERSON, Gseral mrxonger & Imp r of 3iItis C A naidwiae 223 NELSON PLACE, WJLLIAMSTOWN. NO. 100 HLTNKR. -P2ICE A Large and Select, Stock of all Ulasaes of fromnmngery. CUTLEY FISHINLG TACKLE, PAINTh, OILS ·et At Chapet t estas, A g-rt for i- beat kn?wn makers of Cooking Stoves tzuwson. Le. s, wau.s,7wu. Loans Privately from £2 Upwards. The Credit Draper and Clothier Small Deposit and 1/- Weekly Office: 108 Barkly-st., Footsoray A Card will bring our Representative W. ANGLISS & CO. Pty. Ltd. (!IteL G E x.M'KELVEY A CO.) Wholesale, Shipping and Family Butch...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
AUCTIONS. SATURDAY, 16th, at 3 o'olock, On the Ground, FREYER STREET. FOR REMOVAL ONLY. TREVOR JONES & CO., under in Lstructions from' J. Aubry, Esq., will sell Timber, Slates, Bricks, Iron, Doors, etc. For Absolute Unreserved Sale. Willisamstown Connlllors specially in vited to attend. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 21st. At 2 O'Clock Punctual. At Our Rooms. TREVOR JONES & CO., removed to our rooms for convenience of sale, will sell Dining Room Suites, in Pan tasote and Tapestry, Ext. Table (81t.). Ice Chest (large), Hall 'Stands, Duchees Ohest, Carpels, Bookcase, Invalids Chair (combination), Easy chairs, Cots. Ward robes, Blankets, Quilts; Bedsteads, Bed ding Wires, Ladies Underwear, Night Comb., Chemises, Camisoles,-Pair Jinker. Wheels, Axles and Springs, Splendid Enamel Bath and Hood, Wheelbarrow, Hose and a lot of Useful clean Goods. THURSDAY JANUARY 21st. At 11 o'clook. On the Premises. ROYAL HOTEL, Nelson Place, Williamstown. T.1REVOR JONES & Co., under I instruc...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 January 1915
IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; GERRING.—In loving memory of my dear husband and father, Richard &nbsp; Albert (Dick), who died on the 18th January, 1908, and also my dear &nbsp; sister, Mary, who died on the 11th December, 1911. To-day, as we gaze on your picture, In likeness so faithful and true, No one knows how our hearts aching, And how we are longing for you. —Inserted by his loving wife &nbsp; and children.
THE WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
THE WAR FUND. TaIs peek another box of 870 flannel garments has been sent away for the wounded and three rolls of flannel of 60 yards each out up and distributed for makieogup. The money boxes for penny collection kindly donated by Mr Findlay, Strand, will be ready early in the week with plans and streets allotted to esoh collector so as to prevent confusion. More col ectors are needed, especially in the north end, Newport to Stoney Creek, also for south end, A list of collectors and their districts will be published next week and ladies are requested to send in their names as soon as possible to Mrs P. Phillips, heon. secretary, Fergn son street.
THE BEACH STATION. NAME ALTERED TO WILLIAMSTOWN BEACH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
THE BEACH STATION. NAME ALTERED TO WILLTAMSTOWN BEACH. THE Town Council a few weeks ago made representations to the Railway Department that many people, es pecially in the country, were in the habit of addressing parcels to "Beach Williametown." The result was that all such parcels were delivered to the Williamstown station, though intended for the Beach, as the place last named is always regarded as the destination. To overcome the inconvenience and confusion it was suggested that the name be altered to "Williamstown Beach." .The suggestion has been ac oepted by the Railway Department. Councillors Neal. liok and Gravell have been gazetted as trustees of the Wlliamstown Raoing Cli?b, in plao, of Er-counollors Woods, Chandler and Bolbon. -
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th. PRESENT : Cre McNeilage (in the chair), Neal, Hampshire, Rodger, Hurst, Liston, Dennis, Byrne; Hick, Gravell and Treganowan. Lrrrras RECEIrvD. The Metropolitan Board of Works. requested that footpath in Ann street be repaired.-Agreed to. The Director of Education requested the Council to appoint a member on the Advisory Council of Williamstown District High School. On the motion of Cr Liston, Cr McNeilage was appointed. The Public Works Department in vited co-operation in finding work for unemploycd.-Referred to the Mayor. The Chief Inspector of Factories forwarded petition asking that regula tion be made requiring thatcooked meat shops close at certain hours.-Referred to the Town Clerk for verification, Permission to hold picnic in Gardens was sought by St. George's Sunday School and granted. Mrs A. Grant. Park Crescent, offered £4 in settlement of rates amounting to £4117/6.-Referred to Finance Committee. The hon. secretary, Temporary Rome for ...
SWIMMING CLUB CARNIVAL. AT THE BATHS. HALF MILE CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY MORRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
SWIMMING CLUB CARNIVAL. AT TIE BATHS. HALF MILE CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY MORRIS. Tai championship carnival at the Baths on Saturday afternoon was held in favor able weather and largely attended. Mr H. F. Lind, the president, the secretary and ofioe-bearers worked hard and the programme was well carried out, though there was a little confusion as to the identity of one grade of swimmers. Boys' Open Handicap. First heat-A. Stebbing, 13 see, 1; J. Kingdom, 14 see, 2; M. H. Gray, 11 see, 3. Time 893-5 see. Second heat-H. Johns, 19 see, 1 ; J. Stanford, 8 seo. 2; 0, R. Honroth, 14 seo, 3rd. Time 40 seo. Final, Johns, 1 ; Stebbing, 2; Stanford, 3. Time 89 see. Boys' (bMembers) Race.-A. G. Gaster. stadt, 12 sec, 1; A Stebbing, sor, 2; O. Vallins, 8 see, 8. Time, 44 see. Open Maiden Handicap, (55 yards). First heat-A. Tocker, 14 see, 1 ; R. M. Doull;11 sec, 2. Time, 3878-5 see. Second heat-S. Nest, 11 rec, 1; T. H. Morris, 11 see, 2. Time, 32 4-5 seo. Third heat -H. Wilson, 11 se, 1 ;: M. H. Gra...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
The Commonwealth Government has taken possession, since October last, of 72 feet by 238 feet of Nelson place. This is the site of MeAuley's boat shed. It has enquired if any rates had accrued up to that -late and has been informed that the rates were paid to the end of the last financial year. The Railway department has agreed to contribute the spalls and metal required to raise Douglas parade to the level of the North road for 150 feet on either side-of the Power station. The offer will be reported upon by the electric lighting engineers and the Town Sur veyor at the next meeting of the Public Works Commictee. Mr John J. Code, conductor of the Municipal Band, in a report read at the Council meeting on Tuesday evening, mentioned that he had taken over con trol on October 1st of last year and re hearsals had continued weekly since then. The band had appeared four times for charitable purposes. Six new members had joined during the quarter and the average attendance at rehearsals was ...
SAD CASE OF DROWNING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
SAD CASE OF DROWNING. ALBERT Eustace McKenzie, aged II years, was drowned off Chandler's jetty, Bick Beach, on Tuesday morning shortly after eleven o'clock. He was leaning over the end of the jetty dur ing a gale and was struck by a wave and fell in to about ten feet of water. Mr Lonsdale, J.P., held a magisterial enquiry at the Court House on Thurs day morning. Alexander McKenzie, laborer, 58 Cole street, identified the body as that of his son. Eric George, aged 1, residing with his parents at No. r Cole street, gave evidence that he was in company with young McKenze' and told a man em ployed at Chandler's boatshed when the accident occurred. William Williams, employed by Mr Chandl-r, deposed that he went outin a boat and searched for.the body with out success. Twenty minutes after wards the body was washed ashore and was removed to the morgue by Con stable Gleeson. A verdict of accidentaldrowning was returned. The lad's father is well-known as a football player. He lost his wife n...
"THE ALEXANDRA" DOUGLAS PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
."THE ALEXANDRA' DOUGLAS PARADE. We have just received an aesortment of Ladieat Oie.piece Dresses in Voiles, Linens, Muslins and Tuesore Bilk, all made in latest style. Prices, 2/11, 3/11, 4/11, 6/11 upwards. . Children's Hats in Pique and Linen, abargain at 6d. Straw Hats, with Cords, 6d, . Ladies' Hate, suitable for beach, 6d and 1/ Puree of Leeks.- Required: Five leeks, one carrot, two ounces of clari fied dripping, one quart of second stock, one onion stuck with cloves, small blade of mace, bay-leaf, sprig of thyme, three tablespoonsful of boil ed rice, grated cheese. Wash the leeks and carrots and cut them in thin pieces, then fry in two ounces of but ter, or clarified dripping, till they are a golden brown ;add to them a quart of boiling stock, a small onion stuck with cloves, a small piece of mace, a small hay-leaf, and a sprig of thyme. Let the vegetables boil until quite tender, then rub all through a sieve (except the spices, which should be carefully picked-out first). Re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
r . - 'zA SAMU EL SPRY'S SHOE STORES. R. J. WATERMAN, Proprietor. Nelson --Place;, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Club Hotel.) iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/. in the ( 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 satisfaction in your MEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with.. .. T.K. Bennet & Woolcock One Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T. K. BENET & WOOLCOCK, PremierButchers, FERGUSON 8TREET. Tel. 8I Williamstown. Ak. COLLINGRIDGE, Auctioneer ~PhoneRENT COLLECTING Oentral 6283. Our BUSIneSS. Auctioneer, Real Estate Agents And General Agents,. 229 ani 23 Collins Street, and at Newport. SEE NfEWVPOBTjI.. The Birmingham of Australia. Whea BojingoSe SioLing- US " Wa'Iz. 1 Ts." A HAPPY NEW YEAR!: May this be the happiest ye...
"BUNKUM." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
"BUNKUM." --4-+- "Buncombe" is the spelling .of bunkum in the new English dic tionary. Buncombe, of course, is the place in North Carolina whos: representative in Congress once justified himself for making a superfluous speech by explaining that he was speaking not to the House, but to Buncombe. Fixed to no pot is happinms in cere; 'Tis nowhere to be found,' ev'rywhert, 'Tis never to be bougbt, but alIwar Sfre.--PIF -