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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
HOUSEHOI1D ?INTS. -4--- A white mackintosh should- be washed with yellow soap . and tepid. water. Should there be any obstin-. ate stains, rub them with a rag dip ped in paraffin. Towels with fringes should, be oversewn before being sent to the laundry. Unless this is done the towel gets more and more. frayed, and is quickly shabby. To color kitchen walls dissolve some permanganate of potash in water, and add suffident of this so lution to the whitewash to make it the color yor require. Gas stoves would not be such a source of complaint were they kept clean. They require constant wash ing with hot water and soda, and then polishing with blacklead. To cleanse a frying-pan in which fish or onions have been cooked, fill it with water and bring it to the boil, then drop in a red-hot cinder. Afterwards rinse in the usual way. A good disinfecting perfume is this: Mix a quarter of an ounce each of gum-berigamin, storax, and galban with oil of myrrh. Set a small quantity to smoulder on a ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
4OVANCE AUSTRAL?\ SAMUEL SPRY'S SHOE STORES. R. J. WATERMAN, Proprietor. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Club HoteL) rooos' 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 satisfaction in your MEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders. with..... T.K. Bennet & Woolcock Oie Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T. K. BERNIET &t WOOLCOCK, Premier Butchers, FERGUSON STREET. TeL 8r Williamstown. PURE MILK SUPPLY. 51 Verdon Street, SISHES to notify the public of Williamstown Sand surrounding district that he has installed Up-to-date Refrigerating Machinery at his Dairy in order to ensure the Purity of the Mllnk. All Milk subjected to the sterilising process recom mended by the Board of Public H...
PRINCIPLES OF SEABATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
PRINCIPLES OF SEA BATHING. Sea-bathing, when properly and carefully indulgdcl in, is a most he.tth-gving and enjo?:i'le diver sion. But a few hroad principles should be remembered. :'ever bathe within two hours cf a ,.oral, never when over-tired an.i erh::r n:,ted, and never when over-heoae 1. At the same time, the hbdv shout I be warm, and not crl, when yonu plunge in. Do not remain in :t h water tong enough to becm:e t ir-i or chilly. and when yon cm:::e et:r dr.s quick tv. It. should also be rem:cmbnred that bathing does not agree with .ervbody. Those who feel faint or gtddy in the water, or whose hearts begin to beat over-nmuch, should con suit a doctor who is thorouhll c ac quainted with their constituti:ns, before they enter the water again. Medical papers say that many of the bathing fatalities whichi have been generally attributed to "cra:mn'' are really d(ue to failure of the lieart'e acti.,n, inducc- by the plunge into co!ld water, and agra v.:ed by, sw inn; ing. A .o..1i ...
The Origin of the Census. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
The.Origin of the Census. The earliest .record of the census is that of Moses in the first chapter of Numbers. This census was mere ly a counting of the heads of. the fighting men. The women and chil dren and cripples and the old men were not included, "neither were the Levites numbered among them." Those who did stand up to be num bered totalled 603,550. There is a record of a census in China as far back as the year 2042 B.C., and of one in Japan in the last century before Christ. Under the constitution of Solon the citi zens of Athens were divided and registered in four classes, according to the amount of their taxable pro perty or income. The Roman census was burdeded with more statistics than any of theses however. It had its origin under Servius Tullius, sixth King of Rome, and was an af fair of much solemnity. Every citi zen had to appear upon the Campus Martius and declare upon oath his name and dwelling and the value of his property, under the penalty of having his goods con...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
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GARDENS RESERVE. PROPOSED SPORTS GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
GARDENS RESERVE. PROPOSED SPORTS GRO--D. THE suggestion that the Garden'En R serve be improved with a view to ac commodate the senior sprts clus- cricket and football-was discussed by the committee of the Will;ams;;on Cricket Club on Monday evening and a resolution was carried that the ample facilities offered by the local crouod Ii both in regard to buildings and for cricket and football were the msj' suitable in the district,
ALL ORDER MADE. AGAINST A NAVAL SIGNALLER. TO MAINTAIN WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
API ORDER MADE. --- -+----- AGAINST A NAYAL SIG.NALLER, TO MAINTAIN WIFE AND TERfg CHILDREN. L.s Rebecca Dewar on Tuesday. a: :he Court of Petty Sessions, befor:t 'essr Orr and Stone, Js,P.. made a- iair " against her husband, Emnes: -~nald Dewar, for the maintenance - -eself . and her three children, aged - :: and aI years respectively. Defendant did not appear. Mr H. Hoare, for the plain::., said Dewar was receiving £9 a -m=:: in the Naval Department, in adn ::i, to his keep, and was also empioyed y t he Harbor Trust and drew £z fr that body. For the last four years : had been living apart from his r i. and allowing her 30/- a week. No =:::-en : ance order had been made agara: him and the result was tha he dn-a: of a few shillings now and t -:. and practically gave her wha: he i.ti ShE had made rerresenta:ions *to :. D?E partment and in November la-: he signed an allotment form givi.- her £515;- a month. After maie. nt payment, he took advantage of the provisions of 'he Defence Ac...
BELGIAN FUND BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
BELGIAN FUND BENEFIT. A LARGE crowd assembled cn Thurs day evening at the Empress Pavilion, which had been placed at the disposal of the promoters free of charge by the proprietor, Mr W. J. Dark, to witness a variety entertainment promoted by Mrs W. J. Bruce, hon. secretary, and Mr M. J. Connifi, hon. treasurer. Misses Bruce, Eily and Ruby Brennan, Baby Woolf and pupils of Madam Hansen, assisted by Mr Day, Mr Stanley Rice, the Musical Bartletts and the Municipal Band, under the direc tion of Mr J. J. Code, furnished the entertainment, which was presided over by Mr H. A. Woolf. Refreshments were provided during the evening and a gold medal was offered to the person securing the Kaiser Sandwhich. It is -expected that a substantial profit will esault.
MOTHER GOOSE. CROWDED HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
MOTHER GOOSE. GEOWDED HOUSES. MR George Smith, lessee iof the:ire i -r Theatre, presented pantomime a::ra: tions on four evenmgas this week, Tae companyhas been touring]VictoriatL. "i) business. The theatre was crowied every nigh: during the season here The dressing was good, the scenery ade quate and included a palace scene and a transformation scene; there wa no lack of graeful dancing ; and the sing ng, taken all round, had more tuneful numbers in it than either of the :t o pantomimes that have beenpro ue. in Melbourne this year. And the songs, supported by an e?cient orcestra, were very capably handled. "B3: eep" was the opening piece, foliowee- bF " '"Mother Goose," in which Mis. Esse i Jennings, as Boy Blue, sinos =::t-r than many of the principal boys and s filled the character admirably. \r" James Gerald, as Mother Goese. F?s not so heavy as the average pan:tm!.e dame and proved quite sa:istas:e:Y, while Mr Raynor, King Csle. : comedian and performer o: mats :hn ordinary abi...
LUG SAIL STOLEN. CHARGE AGAINST AN ABLE SEAMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
LUG SAIL STOLEN. CHARGE AGAINST AN ABLE SEAMAY. HaILON Peters Burke, able seaman, was charged on Tuesday, before Mes~rs Orr and Stone, with stealing a lug sai: the oroperty of the Harbor Trust Com. -~ missioners. Sergeant Cur:in prosecuted. Andrew Thompson, Inspector i: Dredging and Transport, employed v . the Melbourne Harbor Trust, gave evidence that he made a compLin: a: the Police Station,;and on 26th 1an ua-y he interviewed the defendanu r. the presence of Constable Simpson and obtained a statement from him. I7:. fendant was employed until the p:E ceding Tnursdzy as an able seaman= o the tug G. F. Holden, but had s- - been dischargei Mr Hall, who appeard for :h - t iendant, admitted that he had :.esn the sail but returned it. Tools w:e stolen after defendant had re:.?n_ the property. There was no evidence against him but his own admission. He had lost his employment, which was s severe punishment. On the suggestion of Sergean: Cur tin, the case was adiou:ned fo: six months on t...
ILLEGAL USE OF MOTOR CAR. TAKEN FROM WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. THREE MEN ARRESTED AT WODONGA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
LECIAL USE UF MOTU CUAH. TAKEN EBOM WILLIAMdTOWN THREE MEN. AREE~ED AT WODONGA. QLES Beiler, a Fenchman, a~ed 28, rancis William O'Shea and Francis c Valicott yesterday appeared before fes-rs Bolton and Lonsdale charged ith stealing a motor car valued at -Sob Inspector Shaw asked leave to ter the charge to unlawfully -taking a ertain vehicle, valued at £50o, with- i ,,t the consent of the owner. The *harge was altered accordingly. Reiler pleaded guilty. Iis two ompanions pleaded not guilty. Robert William Davidson, motor tr driver, residing at the Carriems' rms hotel, Eiizabeth street, said he ' rst met the accused at the Edinburgh :astie hotel, Swanston street, and he Sreed to meet them at twelve o'clock pposite St. Francis Church. At half ast twelve o'clock they drove up to he Doonbeg Castle hotel, Lonsdale ireet, and invited him inside. He rove them to the races. Beiler was ;iting in the front, asking questions bout the working and oiling of the car. hey arrived at quarter past o...
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. ADDRESS BY REV. T. F. BRAZIL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. ADDRESS BY REV. T. F. BRAZIL. TEE Rev. Father Brazil, parish priest of St. Mary's Church, on Sunday evening commenced a series of dis. courses on the Ten Commandments. He stated that in all the churches of the archdiocese addresses would be given on the same subject, by direction of the Archbishop. Father Brazil dealt in an interestine way with the natural law imprinted on the heart of man. He said it was the only law given to our first parent. After their fall, man was still without a positive law and gradually fell away to such an extent thatit was said God repented creating man, that is, He was disappointed with the result. The deluge was the consequence, and only the occupants.of the Ark were saved from destruction, Later on, the Almighty set apart a chosen people, the Jews, and fed them with manna in the desert and delivered them from Egyptian bondage, It was not until the time of Moses that a positive law was delivered to man. The place. Mount Sinai, was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
Coal! Coal! Newcastle Coal. Best HOUSEHOLD - Best ENGINE . ? - A Lowest Ourrent Rates Best BLAOKSMITH'S Delivered Williamstown, Newport and district Branch Office-.. Coal Depot, ANN-STREET PIER. -NEWCASTLE COAL. Order Boxes at Trevor Jones & Co's. Office, Douglas Parade and P. Murray'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: 27-31 KING STREET. MELB, IEE.HONE-869, 863,K8%5, 86eS Oetrat. IOIG, HALL & Co. DOIG, HALL Co. he Leading Wlliamatown Newport Grocers Spotewood. . and Spirit Merchants - DOIG, HALL & Co. of the S District. • Spotaod" ., DOIG, BATLTI & CO. Williamstown, Newport and Spotswood. WALTER PATERSON, (S. siM(Xa s & 0o0.) General Ironmonger & Importer of British & Americanardware. 228 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN. For use in small Households, Bathrooms or Ofces there is no better heaters than the NO. 100 HEATER. -PRI...
UNDERWEIGHT SCHNAPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
UNDERWEIGHT SCHNAPPER. CrLG us M. Clift, Assistant Inspec tor of Fisheries, on Tuesday at the Court of Petty Sessions, proceeded against Frank Alloway for having two underweight schnapper in his posses sion on January 17th. The Inspector, in company with Inspector Pollen, saw the defendant throw two fish into the bay at Altona from his bag. They were each under 3 ounces in weight. The minimum weight was 12 ounces. Defendant, residing at North Carl ton, swore he threw the fish back after he had hooked them. He was fined e2. Horace Bodley pleaded guilty to having schnapper weighing 3S ounces in his possession on the same date. He was fined £2.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
HOUSES & LASD TFOR SALE. fPI;I3lg ReLsidene f madle, 7 rat. B nxu street; £ I '&., baimoe22.t' tmnth.l-'I'rgr 3uJnMa-.nid fi, Atuo tioaulR. ý4Uý' Sý IaTTlsaimir na of afand. Batman skin msatach M s I4 -;tD ct; doe to. Xorth WTifllutsnwn Statimn. Price, £21 DD e1npe-r Mt[organ,. Gtn anadLco. gý 3iioe. D BHOIIB~tnr sle, Fit .b m f. vmemunb.ajB ewae. beandy to eacaa'd uzatlznm,-£25Th.--Ti'evor Jon nmad Ca.,.AmiunneLr. HOUBS, LAMD. ESTk'L' AND ThBUR NGE AGEN~T., TT AND, - Victaris etrest.· 701f, testae. L Heaaanet.,42( Pa* O~fntseemt. 'S. Bq2& View sy t., Z. 3ivoerstreet. .?riJ i. foboast,,SD!; ~easy tesma; 1, BJss a'3£±aasi R : Wilhatamtawn 'Pwnse 2Th Wiiamutnae." WILLTAWLP`OWN PickePY.% tioaa.. Yinuute Beach. AIs New D3.N.Vill,. oamtaiting 7 1aeie maom, et y aonwQiame. Latest. tip -Pate Sfrtarra; £7 ; Yain.&lt;Doac- 5I~inutts:Seatlea. WoUI buiDh1DN..ViIII," 4. 0lUps !mrUw stai nev eeiama . Tand, l6x.140., J M -in BA QUI''PA l37I5 ~ryELIatm~m.. a th~gO6r...
NEWPORT DISPENSARY. A DESIGN ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
NEWPORT DISPENSARY. A DESIGN ACCEPTED. THE Dispensary Committee resolved las: evening to increase the issue of debentures to £Sooo. The applications already in hand number S6S. An additional 30 feet of land has been purchased for the building site. Designs were submitted for the new building by Messrs Gawler and Drummond, A. Trebilco, RB Black burn and W. Pitt and sons. The sub-committee recommended the acceptance of the design sent in by Messrs Pitt and Son. The recommendation wasl adopted and tenders will be invited for the work.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
DEATH. &nbsp; PAINE.—On 10th February, at 82 Wil- kins street, the beloved wife of G. H. M. Paine, and mother of Bert, George, Ethel and Dorothy. Aged 51 years and 11 months. BEREAVEMENT. ALLIBON.—Mr Allibon and family de- sire to thank their many kind friends for letters, cards, telegrams and expres- sions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement; also Mrs J. Carter and the officers and employes of Newport Railway Workshops. IN MEMORIAM. GUNN.—In fond and loving memory &nbsp; of my dearly beloved husband and father, John S. Gunn, who died on &nbsp; the 14th February, 1914. So dearly loved, so deeply mourned. —Inserted by his sorrowing wife &nbsp; and family. ROUND.—In loving memory of my &nbsp; dear wife and our dear mother, who passed away on the 17th February, 1913. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Our home seems sad and empty now, Our hearts are sad to-day. &nbsp; For God ...
CORRESPONDENCE. we are not necce[?] the should [?] WHAT AUSTRALIAN [?] To the Editor of the "Adver[?]." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 13 February 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. &nbsp; WHAT AUSTRALIa CAN DO. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." SIR.--Sometime ago I had the mis- fortune to break a part of the winding gear on my traction engine, so went to the importing firm in Melbourne and was told they had none in stock, but would get one out from England for one, which would take some time. I enquired if I could get it mended. they said no but you could get a cast steel one made which would cost about £10 and this would take time to do. One day one of the Melbourne Steam- ship Company's employees came along and saw it and told me he could re- pair it. I too it the firms works at Williamstown and the job is done and returned, and I must say it is a credit to the firm and also to the employees. It is done so well that it is impossible to see where it is mended and the cost is half of that getting a new one, and I have had no loss of time. Yours, &nbsp; &nbsp; W. J.DARK, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &...
THE WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
THE WAR FUND Mr Fredman, of the Crown hotel, has g.neronaly donated to Mrs ,. Newlands, agent's bicycle (new), with latest im provementa, valued at £15/10/-, which is to be ramfled. Proceeds in aid of war nnd. Tickets 6d-. The bicycle is on iew at Mr DJnne's, Dongla parade. CLOTHING FUND. Weekly contributions collected ;elbourne Glass Bottleworks Employee tbird instalment), £2/2/0; Mrs Tnbb, 11/7; Mrs Lonsdale, 11/9; Miss Paxton, 6/0; Mrs Linklater, £1/10/0: Mrs 'indlay, 16/0: Mrs Keig, 2/2/0; Anon, 1/6; Mrs Butterfeld, 11/9. Donations-Mittens and old linen, per Mrs scott; Caps, Mis S ngster. BELGIAN FUND. Yrs Greenwood, 2/8 (per "Chronicle." COPPER COLLECTION. kisses Smith, 15/3; Mrs Jenkins, 12/11; tiss Stevens, 4/11; Mrs Woods, 8/7; 'ims Ivy Thomas, 4/34! Mrs Richardson, 10/4; Miss eandall, 10/0; Miss Porter, )/6j; Mrs Hansen. 14/8 ; Miss Haley, 1/10; Miss Thelma Howard, 1/91 ; Miss joff. 144; MrsGualton, 8/1; Miss Cocks, 26/2/2; Mrs Batterfield, 11/-; Miss trmstrong, 103; Mrs Ne...
MOTOR AMBULANCE FUND. CONCERT AT BOWLING GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
MOTOR AMBULANCE FUMO CONCERT AT BOWLING GRBEfJR TKE concert held at the Bowling Green on Monday evening for the benefit of the Motor Ambulance Fund resulted in £25 being obtained for the Fund. The evening was an ideal one for an open-air show. The green was nicely illaminated with high pressure lamp.; seats were provided very liberally, but they were all wanted. A bowling tournament between Williame town and Footacray teams proceeded while songs were rendered from a spot adjacent to the pavilion. Mrs F. Davies and Miss Mand Mills played the accompaniments. Mr Oswald Ripoon, Mr W. H. Roberte, Miss Minnie Paton, Miss Grace Heriot and Miss Daisy Young were the vocalists and oneandalldidwelL A duet by Mr Roberta and Miss Paion was en cored. The Mayor presided and ws received by Mr James Hall, president of the ClGb. Miss Underwood worked hard preparing everything for the show and the result was one of the most enjoyable out-door concerts that has been held in the town. Selections were ni...