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WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE Two varied and interesting programmes of pictures were screened at the Theatre during the week and three excellent anudeville acts appeared at the first part of the week. The programme to-night inoludes two new acts, the principals being The Era Comedy Four, the famous quartette of colored singers, and Arthur Douglas, the well-known Scotch o )medlI an, will make a welcome re-appearance in new Scotch songs and stories. The pictures t3-night include the famous ,omedy, She Stoops to Conquer, and two other star dramas, The Stolen Yacht and The Sheriff -of Muscatine, also a Chas. Ohaplain Keystone comedy, Recreation. On Monday night, a famous Pla;er's star drama, One of Our Girls, will be the principal photoplay, also a Keystone eomedy, The Star Boarder. On Thursday's change, the great Pathe color film, The Queen's Love, will be screened.
CLOTHING FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
CLOTHING FUND. Collected. Weekly contributions Mrs Tubb ... ... £0 16 0 Mrs Baterfleld .. ... 1 8 0 Miss Paxton ... ... 1 9 0 Mrs Findlay ... . 0 18 6 Mrs Linklater ... ... 0 15 6 Mrs Lonedale ... ... 0 11 9 New subsoribers-Mrs. Holten, Mr. H. Major. Donations - Mrs Hampshire, 10/-; Anon, 2/6; South Presbyterian, Y.M.B. Cluss, 1l/1/0. Washers, Mrs Coop and Mrs Tubb, Scarfs and Sox, Miss Hiddle.
COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. ALLEGED RINGING THE CHANGES. ACCUSED WANTS TO GO TO THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
COMMITTED FOR TRIAL, ALLEGED RINGING THE OIANGES. AOCUSED WANTS TO G(O TO THE FRONT. EENRY Mortimer was yesterday, before Messrs Bunnett and Stone, J's.P., charged with stealing 9/ro, the property of Edward Francis King. The particulars of this case were re ported last week, when Mortimer was in gaol and too ill to appear. Sergeant Curtin said the offence was known as ringing the changes. It had been played on him when a young man employed in a store. Raymond Duthoit King, Ir years of -age, 394 Melbourne road, Newport, identified accused-as a man' who pur chased a two-penny stamp on 12th inst at nine in the morning and tendered half a sovereign in payment. Three half-crowns a two shilling piece 3d and a penny were given in change. Then he said "Give us that half-sovereign back," leaving the change still on the counter. The half sovereign was re turned. Witness's father then came forward and accused said "Give me a pound note for this," at the same time taking up a penny and putting ...
BUGGY STOLEN FROM BEACH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
BUGGY STOLEN FROM BEACH. COUNCILLOR Neal has reported to. the police that a buggy', was left standing on the Beach on Monday night.: and when the driver returned -shortly after wards it had disappeared, Next morning the buggy wiS. found idna lane off .Ferguson street, ;near Verdon street, and- the horse came home. The harness is still missing';i but the buggy-lamps were not inter fered with.
THE TOTALISATOR. NOT FAVORED BY HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
THE TOTALISATOR. NOT TAVORED BY HOSPITAL - COMMITTEE. A circular from the Castlemaine- Bene. volent Asylum was read at the Hospital meeting on Thursday evening, at which Mr F. Woods presided. Mr W. Gallant said he was opposed to the tote.- But he considered it was a subject outside the soope of this ioastitu tion and should be left for disonelon to Parliament. - No one contested Mr. Gallant's views. The letter was received . -Constale Simpson has reported that a street-lamp at the corner of Morris and Nelson streets was broken, by four naval cadets, within the hearing of Mrs Bride, licensee of the Britanoia hotel. - As the offender has not been--identified, no pro coedinge can be taken.
LARCENY OF LAGER BEER. THREE MEN DEALT WITH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
LARCENY OF LAGER BEER. THREE MEN DEALT WITH. YESTERDAY, before Messrs Stone and Bunnett, Je. P., Sergeant Curtin pro secuted William Walker (33), Thomas Couch (39) and James Scriven (30) on a charge of stealing- three bottles of lager beer on Thursday last. Arthur Tanner. driver for the Carl ton and United Breweries, gave evi dene that at half past eleven on Thursday morning he was delivering beer at the Rifle Club hotel. Walker was standing on the footpath, with Couch. He saw near by a third man whom he could not identify. After delivering a case of Foster's lager beer at the hotel, he found Walker stand ing on the near side of. the horse, on the roadway. Walker said - Your horse is plunging; he is likely to get away." Witness said " Keep away; he cannot do any trouble; the wheel is locked." A second crate of beer was then delivered, after which he noticed three bottles of beer missing from a case. During the interval, the three men had disappeared. He com plained to Constable Mile...
WANDERING CATTLE. THE INSPECTOR'S OFFICE HOURS. FIXED BY RESOLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
WANDERING CATTLE. THE INSPEOTOR'S OFFIOE HOURS. FIXED BY RESOLUTION. MR. P. Ricketts, High street, Spotse wood, complained to the Council on Tuesday evening that wandering cows were a perfect nuisance around his house. They were about all hours at night, some 10 or 12 of them, and he had previously complained, without success. Cr Hurst said he had "already brought the genuine complaint of this ratepayer under the notice of the In spector and if he would not attend to this matter they should get someone else to do so. There had been so many complaints about his own cow that he (Or Hurst) had got rid of her Cr Hick had- come down here on several occasions at ten and half past ten, but had never seen the Inspector in his office.' He did not know what the Inspector's office hours were. In Lyons street, Melbourne road, Cecil street and the Commonwealth reserve cows were to be found at night and in many other streets by day. The In spector was leaving too much to the police and seemed to ...
FIRE AT BOTTLE WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
FIRE AT BOTTLE WORKS. - SHORTLY after midday on Tuesday a fire occurred at the Melbourne- Glass Bottle Works, Fleet street, Spotswood. The -blacksmith's shop, feed room, carpenter's shop, and contents were destroyed, also 25 gross of bottles. A seven-roomed dwelling adjoining, oc cupied by Mr W. McNeilage;ands3oft, of fencing were burnt. -The -ause of the fire is unknown. The insurance amounted to £37,000oo in the. Norwich Union Company. -- . :'.. , , . :_:. . . -.? : ? . . . . . . ? :
To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
To the Editor of the "Advertiser." mIR,-Durlng the holidays no oontribu ions were forthcoming for the Travelling Kitchen Fond, Will you remind yonr eaders that their interest and donations ;re still urgently required, and it will oon be neoessary to close the fund, and there are a good many more pounds wanted for the full equipment. Hoping still to be able to hand in the full mount in the name of the Williamatown esidentl, Yours faithfully. J. STRICKLAND, Verdon Street.
APPOINTMENT OF FOREMAN. SEVENTY FIVE APPLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
APPOINTMENT OF FOREMAN. SEVENTY FIVE APPLICATIONS. CoNTRacrons, carpenters, builders, civil engine -rs and men who have done skilled work for municipalities have applied for the vacant position of Foreman of Works. It is supposed' that the fear of a slump in outside work has accounted for the number of: applicants reaching 75. There was no time to consider them on Tuesday evening as the considera tion of correspondence had not con cluded till half past ten. Cr Dennis moved that- the lie be referred to the Finance- Committee. Cr Hick preferred the Public Works Committee, .which consisted of the whole Council. Crs McNeilage and Liston were of opinion that 12 councillors would be quite unable to separately examine 75 applications. Cr Treganowan thought the Sur veyor might reduce the number to ten. Cr Hick was of opinion a good fore man might save thousands-a year. It was agreed that Cr Treganowan, Chairman of Works, select ten names with the right of any Councillor to submit others. Th...
CR. HICK ASKS A QUESTION. AN INSINUATION RESENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 23 January 1915
CR. HICK ASKS A QUESTION. AN INSINUATION RESENTED. On. Hick asked Cr Liston on Tuesday evening, through the chairman, Cr McNeilage, if a statement made by him, as reported in the " Advertiser " was correct, and if' he meant it. It was " You have made more crook money than anyone here." No more serious charge could be made by one man against another in any circum stances. The Chairman-It is not my duty to put that question, It is not the business of this Council. Cr Hick-It is the business of this Council to keep out boodlers and crook men. The Chairman-I don't know; I am rather inclined to think that is the duty of the ratepayers. Cr Hick-It is the business of the Council to keep the honesty of -the ratepayers intact. The Chairman--No ; I think not; the ratepsyers are the masters of the Council. Cr Hick-If Cr Hick is not allowed to ask the qustion here he will have to ask it somewhere else. The Chairman-Well, that is not the Council's business. Cr Hick-I have been asked to bring thi...
SOCIAL AT ST. MARY'S HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
SOCIAL AT ST. MARY'S HAL.. A social held in St. Mary's hall terminated a very happy day. Cap tivating music was provided by Mur doch's band and many gay and pretty couples took the floor, the visitors from the Mother State enjoying, themselves immensely. Musical items were inter spersed and were much: appreciated. Songs were contributed by Mr 'H. Mackay and Mr Walshe, of the Sydney team. The hit of the evening. was made by. Mr G. Sangster, Port Mel bournei who appeared in comic songs and recitations. He taxed to theLfull the risible qualities of his audienceand was repeatedly encored. Having joined hands and sung "Auld Lang Syne" the gathering dispersed after a very en joyable night. Credit is. due to Crs, Liston and Dennis for the valuable assistance they both rendered towards making the function such a great success, to the president, Mr F. Murphy, the secretary, Mr J. Cunningham, and those associated with them, who so enthusi astically and ably carried out all arrangements. -Sinc...
NEW SOUTH WALES TEAM. BEATEN BY LOCAL C.Y.M.S. DINNER AT YACHT CLUB HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
HEW O8UTH WALES TEAM. SBIEATEN BY LOOAL C.Y.M.S. DINNER AT YACRT OLUB HOTEL. IN accordance with the;.custom in augurated some years, aeo, a team of players representing the N S,W. Catho lic Young Men's Cricket Association is visiting Melbourne, and onL:Monday last a visit was made to Williamstown, where the team was entertained by the local branch The visitors, who came by boat, were received by the president, Mr F. Murphy, and members of the committee, and were escorted "to -the school hall, where Cr J J. Liston, the president of the Cricket Club, had generously provided an ample repast. The Rev. Fathers Brazil and Finan, Cr J. A. Dennis and the Town Clerk, Mr Ogden were also presnt and a most cordial welcome was extended to the visitors. The Rev Father Brazil ex pressed the pleasure which he, as parish priest, felt in welcoming such a ,fine body of men and hoped that they would bear away with them very pleasant recollections of their visit to Williamstownh, THBE RICKBT MATOH, Afte...
WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
WILLIAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. The local Raping Club will hold their anniversary meeting to-day. With the exoeption of the steeplechase, .Mr Orr has received liberal response from owners, and the fixture should prove highly interesting. The following are our selections: Hurdle Race-- irestiok or Bowood, Chess. Maiden Plate-Ambition IF1, Karl 2, Lindean 3. Foundation Day Cup -Wishing Cap 1, Tiufa I, Ootacamund 8. Ststeplechase-Lord Emma I, Goldsaign 2, Tergo 3. Anniversary Handicap - Lornez 1, Ready Reckoner 2, Dhuldnl 3. Welter IHaudicap-El Bro o Phylaotery Clinoh. •oe
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Sixteen picnics to Back Beach next Monday. -The stone crusher had a break down on Tuesday morning. -Mr F. W.- Homewood will resume tuition on February let. -Four vaudeville acts including Maud Fanning and Co. at the Theatre to-night. --There were upwards of 350 at the Methodist Kindergarten school opening banquet. -Constable Walsh, the new watohhouse keeper, from Balaolava, commenced duty cn Tuesday last. -We regret to announce the death of Mrs Blyth. wife of Mr D. Blyth, p'er master, on Thursday afternoon. -Miss Armstrong has resumed tuition in music at 149 Melbourne road, North Wiliiamstown. -Mr George Higham, butcher, Douglas -Parade, has sold his business to Mr H. L. Smalley, of Ballarat. --'-That Minstrel Man" is a Keystone -comedy to be screened at the Empress Pavilion to-night. -Messrs M. J. Ward and Co. desire attention drawn to their advertisement in another column. -A Victoria ward ratepayer, who does not intend to appeal against his valua tion, says it...
WEDDING. KEIG—DOW. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
WEDDING. rEIG-DOW. O. Wednesday evening, 27th Janasry, a: thePresbyte-ian Church, Cecil stret:. s picturesque wedding was celebrate- by Rev. R. Murray be:ween Miss Besie Scott Daw, younger daughter of Cotj in W. Daw. and Mr Charles Gorden li, eldest son of Mr and Mrs C. T. K5E=. The church was artistical!y decore:oe by the girl friends of the bride, wi:h 1r:ge white roses and foliage. Tall arche-s i bamboos were erected abon: the c:-dle of the church and from these :r the windows were suspended r. pee of we-s andivy. These decorations were gres:i enhanced by a number of fine Jstnaese desert palms kindly lent by Mr Clem Green. The charming and grs~dIl bride entered on her tether s art and was prettily and simply gowned in irte crepe-de-chene, trimmed with hes:-. e lace and pearls. Her veil was qg-in:ly arranged ass cap, ed-ed with a wFra:h of orange blossoms. The bridsl btWte: consisted of white roses, asparsgrUs f.S e and maiden hair The two bridesaids were Misses Mary D1w and '3O?e...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
WISE AND OTHEtRWISE. "I should think a fan manufactu, er would always be sure of success." "Why sor "Because fans are things that never iail to raise the wind." Mrs. Noobtide.--Yes. diar, I was maarrted las: month. I'd like you to :all on n:e, and see the p:etty little fiat I have. Miss jclius-I've seen h;:m., mv ,ear. - yoo want eggs to keep. they mu.: t_ l::d in a cool place," said a m stress to her servant. "A11 right, mum,n" tcpied the latter; "I'll men tion it to the hens at once." Mrs. Hut:on.-We are organising a piano club. Mr. Flatleigh. Wil you join us ? Fltligh.-W-\ith pleasure, kirs. Hutton. What pianist do you propose to club first? First Matron.-Yes, my doctor has the reputation of being quite a lady killer. Second Matron.-Oh, indeed. M.\ine doesn't make the slightest dif ference bcetwen the sexes. Bacon.-And you say he is kind to animals. Egiert.-Yes. Bacon. Why ? Egbert.-Whenever his wife commences to sing he always puts the dog out of the room. The class in natural h...
DOUGLAS PARADE EXTENSION. RAILWAY DEPARTMENT'S OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 30 January 1915
DOUGLAS PARADE EXTENSION. RAILWAY DEPARTM\EXIS OFFE'. TEE W-:rks Commt:ee on Tue- eveninzg zonsided :the cfr y - Railway departern: to oetal ,= fe-: of Do. gi?e o2.r e exte--sin near :t Power sraiuo. The Surveyor reported :"he Ch va _e of the cf=E- was £i== He c3:nsi=e~i the making f sfi fE. wo .d be u.e less if the r-oa way on ei: -?e :- i: remained in is r~ ng condit:n c =gges.ted that the :oad be I-tled from Hobson -treet (near the New::: recreation re~c.:e) to the rtti?a :o, a to-! diwreC of 530 fee:, p:r.'p-ii the metal were -_uppied by the Rw: way dep.arme n, "he Council to - vide the labc: for forming and =.:.l ling and the material for raisig . roadway to the lseel proposed. Cr. Byrne said brl"dog -eKd:- - required to wrest conc?,sions f-.o :ue Railway department. It was decided to pdop: the r-: mendation and to au:horis-0 e he .:', the Chairman of Public Works, a:: Surveyor to interview the depor:= : on the _?bject.