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SOMETHING TO INTEREST HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
SOMETHING TO INTEREST HIM. It was the evening when her weekly caller always made his appearance. "I wish I had something new and en tertaining to show him," said the girl to her mother. "If you'd only mentioned it in time," said her father, "I'd have brought home my account-book, with the dry goods, millinery, stationery, and con fectionery bills for the last three months and itemised and balanced I'll venture to say that would enter tain him." "Is it true that Piker is financially embarrassed?" "He is awfully in debt, but it doesn't seem to emba rass him at all." A Curiou~ Pirtucament. .In 3tun.::t'.-k there is a young man, the heir 1o considerab!e wealth, who is imprisoned on a little bit of territory and can never leave it till the end of his days, unless he sacrifices his pa'ri mony. lis name is Ebenstein; he is a minor, and he inherits his property from a grandfather who as an llanove rian fough: against the Prussians in 1866. Old Ebenstein never forgave the brutal Prussians, a...
OPENING ROADWAYS. FOR GAS AND WATER SUPPLY. AN UNSATISFACTORY SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
OPENING ROADWAYS. -4--f- FOR GAS AND WATER SUPPLY. AN UNSiTIgFACO ORY SYSTEH. A LETTER from the M aster Plumbers' Association was read at the Council meeting on Tuesday evening request ing that monthly accounts be kept of its transactione with the Council Cr Treganowan moved that the re quest be acceded to. There were cer tain fees to be paid for opening the footpaths for gas and water supply pipes and monthly settlements would keep the transactions up to date. Cr Liston suggested that a list of streets be prepared and full particu lars given for the information of the Council. It had to be remembered that the footpaths existed for theopub lic and not for the plumbers and gas. fitters. Cr Byrne considered that material used by the Gas Company for repairing asphalt openings was of very inferior quality. If a casing could be inserted to carry the gas and water pipes, these breikages of the asphalt would be avoided. Cr Hampshire commended Cr Byrne's suggestion, wherever a casing would ...
FOOTSCRAY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
FooTso AY AND WiLLIAMrSOWn DISTRIOr CHUROHES ASSOCIATION. J Lennox St. Methodlst 163 and 0 for 12 beat Church of Christ 48 and 127 (Jones 6 and 17, Streader 46, Parsons 24 n.o., Hill 16). Congres 195 (Gigg 65, Conroy 46 n.o., Calderwood 14; Anderson 7 for 12, GrigE i for 5) beat Viotoria St. Methodists 48 and 17. Footsaray Presbyterlans 140 and 4 for 109 beat Hyde St. Methodist B team 71. Hyde St. Methodist B team 76 and 88 beat Yarraville Baptiste 70 and 5 for 47. Newport Methodist beat Boy View Rd. Methodists by 17 rans on flrst innings. John St. Methodists 68 and 135 (Miles 21, Salt 26, Giles 17, Claringbould 17, Griffiths L6 n.o.; Allen 2 for 11, Miles 1 for 12) beat North Prcsbys 46 and 3 for 24 (Hindson 3 for 34, Carson 2 for 24, Balsam 1 for 24, Allen 3 for 22, Menzies 1 for 12).
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
DEATH. SMITH.-On the 18th inst., at "Glenisla," Melbourne road, Mary, widow of the late James Smith. Aged 77 years. - R. I.P. "BEREAVEMENT. TYRRELL.-MraTyrrelland family wish to tender sincere thanks to their many friends for kind letters and expres sions, eto., of sympathy, especially Mr D. Lawrence, D:. Keogh, Rev. Brewer, and Mrs Rivett in their recent sad bereavement. IN MEMOBIAM. TELECHI, -In loving memory of my dear friend, Mrs Teleohi, who de parted this life on. the 20th January, 1914. - Friends told me the wound would heal, -But, ah, they little know' The aching of the wounded heart, For the love o( long ago. . If the grave could only open, Many changes you would see, But perhaps 'tis far better, There is sweet rest for thee. -Inserted by Mrs Doran and Elsie. TELECHI.-In sad and a loving memory of dear wife (Katie), who passed away on 20th January, 1914. Silent the grave where you are laid, Iweet is the memory that never will fade, Roses may whither, leaves fadeanddie, -If ...
METHODIST KINDERGARTEN. OPENING OF NEW BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
METHODIST KImDERGBARTEn . OPI??IG OF NMW BU[LCDING. F - THE new Metholist Kindergarten school was successfully opened on Sunday. Rev. Francis Mason preached in the morning and Rev John Thomas, B.A, in 'he evening -He emphasized the need of courage and wisdom in church enterprise, and congratulated the church and minister on the exercise of these qualities in the work of the past three years In the afternoon, Miss Mason, the directress, opened the first session. There was a large attendance of pupils and visitors The first entry on the "Cradle Roll" for the new school was made, the infant son of Mr and Mrs Aitk:n being baptised by Rev F. Mason, assisted by the Presi dent of the Conference.
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
SUDDEN DEATH. MRS Sara Allibon, wife of George Frederick Allibon, foreman fitter at the Workshops, died sauddenly yesterday morning at her residence, 16 Kororolt" Creek road. Dr. IF, R. Macleansaw her about t eo months ago when she was suffering from rhenmatios and kidney trouble. She was apparently in good health on Thursday night and was up as usual yesterday morning though not in good health. The matter has been reported to the Coroner, who is expected t, order a post mortem examination.
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -----«- -The. Era Comedy Four and Arthur Douglas at the Theatre to-night. -Mr J. B. Pepper has been appointed President of the Forty Five Club. -' The New York Girl" is a Keystone special at the Empress Pavilion to-night, -Mr W. H. Maynard, teacher of sing ing, piano, draws attention to his adver tisement and reduced terms. -The Boston Transcript says " We. have a feeling that when the war is over Davey Jones is going to have s strong navy." -The sloyd workers of North State school have made six bandage winders for Red Cross workers and bandages are now beinglorwarded. -The Misses Smith wish to notify their pupils that school will re-open on February 2nd in place of January 26th, as previously arranged. Mr James R. Dow, 43 John street, notifies that he is prepared to give in struction in physical culture at sixpence per week, for three nights a.week. -An Amerioan paper says King George went to France in order to get a little news of the war and that wherever there...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
Coal! Goal! Newcastle Coal. Best HOUSEBOLD - Best ENGINE ... - At Low st Current Bates Best BLASCKSMIT'S Delivered Wiia.astown, Newport and district Coal Depot, ANN STREET. PiER. NEWCASTLE COAL. Order Boxes at Trevor Jones & Co's. Office, Douglas Iarade and P. Mur:a's Grocery Store, Nelson Place. Orders may also be left at any of Messrs. Doig, Hall & Co's shops. MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP CO. LTD Head Office: 27-3r KING STREET- MELB,. Krauo-sseas, su, 8s69 C1esJ. Sx)OI, HALL & Co. DOIG, HALL & Co. he adng Newrpo~ Grocers Spotswcod. and Spirit Merchants DOIG, HALL & Co. of the - - ~wm- District. DOIG, HALL & CO. Williamstown, Newport and Spotswood = WALTER PATERSON, JAS. aiMEr & 00.) Genersi Ironmonger a Importer of British & Ameri?nHardware 22: NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN. For use in small Households, Bathrooms or Ofices there is no bettr heaters than the NO. 100 HEATER. --PRICE With Mica Window, z716. With Red Glan Window, z81...
COOKERY. Roast Pig's Liver. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
COOKERY. Roast Pig's Liver. Cut up the liver in pieces the size of a sausage, and put them in a basin with oil, chopped herbs, garlic, fennel seed, salt, and pepper. When they have lain in this some time, roll each piece in breadcrumbs, and then wrap it in a piece of pig's caul. Spit them on a skewer, with a bay leaf between each, and roast at a brisk fire. Nut Salad. Chop a small cup of shelled nuts rather roughly, wash well two tender lettuces, and pull them- into small pieces. Drain and dry these without bruising the, leaves, lay them lightly in glass dish, sprinkling in the chop ped nuts, and pour over them the fol lowing dressing: Slightly whip about four or five tablespoonsful of cream, season it with pepper, salt, and an eggspoonful of tarragon vinegar. Grate a piece of cheese, and hand it with this salad at luncheon. Hors D'Oeuvrea. After removing that part of the crab which must not be eaten, pick the whole of the meat from a freshly boiled crab, place it in little heaps up...
ACCIDENTAL DEATH. THE BROOKLYN QUARRYING FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
ACCIDENTAL DEATH. THE BROOKLLYN QUARRYING FATALITY. IMu. Lonedale, J.P., held a magisterial enquiry at the Court House on Wed nesday morning concerning the death of Joseph Thurston Lord, which oc curred at the Hospital on Friday, 15th inst. Dr C. Fetherstonhaugh gave evi dence that deieasod was in an uncon scious condition when brought to the Hospital and there was absolutely no hope of recovery. There was a con pound comminuted fracture of the skull, the brain was lacerated and the bleeding from the ear indicated frac ture of the base of the skull. Robert H. Smith, Inspector under Country Roads Board, said all the other men were farther away than deceased. He saw him dodge one falling stone. He took a great risk in being so close, - The stone that struck him was from the third charge. Thomas-McMahon, quarryman, gave evidence that he was working in the quarry at Brooklyn on 14th inst. and had five charges ready for exploding when he went up to the north side with a red flag to stop ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
.MUNICIPAL. TOWN OF WILLIAMSTOWN. NOTICE is hereby given that the Audited Statement of Accounts for the. year ending September 80th, 1914, has been printed and may be inspected at this office and that such Audited State ment will be considered by the Council at the meeting to be held at the Council Chambers on Tuesday, February 2nd, at 8 p.m. By order, F. J. OGDEN. Town Clerk. Concil Chambers, Williamstown, January 14th, 1915. AUCTIONS. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd, At 2 30 o'clock on the Premises, 9 VICTORIA STREET. TREVOR JONES & CO., Auctioneer, under instructions from Mrs White law, will sell SURPLUS FURNITURE, including large Pine and Maple Bed Suite, Solid Oak Dining Suite, heavy Ex. Table, and a lot of usefual household Furniture. The Property is To Let. Further particulars next week. HOUSES & LAND FOR SALE. LAND for Sale.-North Williamstown Saunnan st., near KEight st. 200 x 140 ft. Terms. Blakeley & Co., 115 Lonsdale street, Melbourne. HOUSE, LAND, ESTATE A...
FACTS AND FANCIES. May Displace Street Lights. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
FACTS AND FANCIES. ---*-e-- May Displace Street Lights. o One of the many looked for uses of radium is the lighting of cities by its energy. The particles thrown off are not of themselves lumines cent; they become so only upon impact with another substance. Therefore, -when the supply of rad ium is greater, it may perhaps be possible to coat any building with a material of which pitchblende, the ore in which radium is found, forms the basis, and to cover that with a substance which will assist the battery and cause the matter. within it to become luminescent. Then there will be created a con stant soft white light that will never need replenishment. All street lighting would then be needless. Radium is the only sul stance known whose energy is seem ingly perpetual, decreasing so slightly, despite its unparallelled activity, as to be almost indestruct ible. The Significance of Color. Black and brown signify death and sorrow. Persians mourn in pale brown, and Ethiopians in greyish bro...
OPENING BANQUET. A REPRESENTATIVE GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
OPENING BilNQUT. A-REPRE?ENrATIVE G fTHaERIG. Tocelebrate the opening of the new Methodist kindergirten school build ing in Electra street a banquet was held in the school room, Pasco street, on Tuesday evening; the Mayor, Councillor A. S. Heriot, and representatives from other denominations in the district were present. Over 200 guests attended and the liberal setting of the tables at once conveyed to the mind what a vast amount of work had been done by the ladies to make the feast the great suc cess it proved to be. A plentiful sup. ply of poultry, ham, salads, junkets, jellies and other good -things was available. The Rev. Francis Mason, occupied .the chair and said he was pleased to see such a fine company present. He was proud of the way in which the representatives of.other churches and organisations had re sponded to the invitation to be present. Some had come long distances.. He welcomed back from across the seas the Rev C. Hudson, chaplain with the Aus tralian navy. He (the...
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
YACHTINVG. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. There was again a good entry of punts for the club's race, held over the inner course on Saturday last. Dove was first av. ay, closely followed by Hyacinth and Wanderer. After a well sailed race, Hyacinth finished flirst, about 1 min. ahead of Wanderer, which was some 5 min. ahead of Thetis. On corrected times, the placed boats were Native Lass (20 min.) let, Hyacinth (I min. 35 see.) 2nd, Thistle (28 min. 80sec.) 3rd. To-day's race will be for a trophy valued at £1/l1-, donated by Messrs So.vell and Spurling, with second and third prizes given by the club. .To-day's entries and handicaps: Wanderer, scr ; Hyacinth, 1mln 85sec; Thetis, 3min 55 sees; Rival, 4min 50see; Solution, 9min 7sees; Wild Wave 10min 5seo; Trafalgar. 11mi ; D .o. 13min 45secs; Swift, 19min 80seo; .otiveLases, 17min ; Thistle, 25min 10see.; Twinkler, 28min 40seeo. The mother of Misses Smith, principals of Glenisla school, Melbourne road, died on Monday last after a long illness,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 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. SPECIAL 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 & GO. 11-17 FERCUSON ST. W. KEAYS & CO. Drapers, Mercers, &c. 233 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN, Sell it for LESS because th...
LATE LETTER DELIVERY. COUNCIL DISSATISFIED. ADDITIONS TO STAFF SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
LATE LETTER- DELIVERY. COUNCIL DISSATISFIIED. ADDITIONS TO STAFF SUGGINTED. M.- Mathews, M,P., forwarded a lengthy letter from Mr C. E. Bright. Deputy Postmaster General, which was read at the Council meeting on Tuesday evening in reply to the com plaints about the late delivery here, especially in the mornings. Councillor Hampshire, after listen ing to a detailed explanation as to the houra when mails closed, were sorted, despatched or delivered,'said the facts were not correct. Delivery was not completed before 10 o'clock, as stated. His own letters came to hand at eleven o'clock and half past eleven. Councillor Rodger said he sometimes did not receive letters till half past twelve. He was not surprised at ex pilots and others leaving the town, seeing the late hour in the morning at which letters were delivered. Cr Byrne .said the rounds of the letter carrioers shoutl be altered. The place last served in the Centre was as late as in the North or Southwards. Cr. Liston said some pl...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
SWIMMING. On Monday evening last a special meeting of the committee was convened by Mr Hutchison to reoelve his resigns. tion of the position of hon. sec. and also to receive from him a statement of accounts of their carnivaltheld on Satur day. In accepting his resignation, the committee unanimously decided to place on record in the minutes their apprecia tion of Mr Hutchison'efforts during the abort period he had filled the position of hon. see. and treasurer. The president, in saying good-bye to Mr HuBatchison and wishing him "goa-d luck," said that the settlement made by him that evening was the promptest ever experienced by, him and refloeted great credit upon Mr Hutohsan,.
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
TOwDAY S MATCOsB e Williamstown v Elaterawlak (lat eleven) at Williametown. Team -Arnold. Brown, Carpenter, Mills (2), Gladstones (2). Bett, Gebble, Livingstone (2). Allibon (12th). Second elevens at Elsternwiok. Team -Outen (2), Allibon, Ferguson, Kilgour, Pilling, Herring, Mills. Hopper, Crowe, Coward. Abberton (12th). Club Eleven v. Yarraville Baptists at Yarraville. Team - Alles, O'Donnell, Erdoson, Cohen. Nankervis, Hatch, Box, Philip, Davis, Thomas, Abberton, Lind and Williams. Thistle v. Barns Society on Railway Reserve. C.Y M.S. v. New South Wales O.Y.M.S. on the Cricket Ground on Monday at 2 p.m. Team- 8pillane, Mills (3), Dennis, A. Hegarty. Fitzgerald, Connery (2), White, Crowe, Emergency, Cunningham. Congregationals.v. Newport Baptists. Wllliamstown Baptists v Collins St. Baptists.
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. BRUNSWICK. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. BRU '(WICK. FWer ELUVEN. Williamet )wn 126 and 91 (A. Mills 20, Arnold 17. R. Livingstone 18, D. Living stone 14, Mitchell 11; A. Mills 5 for 101, Gebble 2 for 34, Carpenter I for 26) de fested by Brunswick 9 for 250 (closed). SOOND ELEVEN. Williamstown 50 and 42 (Hopper 18. Ferguson 8) defeated by Brunswick 60 and 153. CLUB ELEVEN. Club Eleven 152 (Thomas 5 for 9. Divis 2 for 24, Remington 8 for 45, O'Donnell 2 for 23, Ericson 3 for 7) beat Newport Baptists 64 and 79 (Widdows 24, Kirk patrick 21 n.o.)