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VERDICT FOR COUNCIL. £472 AND COSTS FOR DAMAGES TO STEAM FERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
VERDICT FOR COUNCIL £472 AND COSTS FOR DAMAGES TO STEAM FERRY. ArfER a heariog extending over three days, judgment was yesterday given for the Town Council in the claim for £500 damages against Mesers Howard Smith and Sons, owners of the steam tag Alacrity, for damages to the ferry and the wharf by a collision, The judge allowed £472 damages, and costs. Mr McArthur, EC. and Mr Hol royd, instructed by Mr James Hall, appeared for the Council, and Mr Starke, instructed by Messrs Croker and Croker for the defendants.
CORRESPONDENCE. AN APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
CORRESPONDENE. t 411 APPEAl I Tan War Fund of Williamstown desire t6i soed a motoe ambulance to the Front in tie for our men when they go to 9 fght. This can only be done by the eombined effort of th people of WiI lianatown, 8potewood nsm Newport, and so we make a eeisial appeal to allto help. We need £150O. it an be raised if each one will try to realise the urgent need of t. 'he war authorities tell as that every ambulance brings frdm the aghting line hundreds of wounded a day. Our boys will be ighting soon, perhaps 0 wounded-dying. Mother, father, sister. a brother, fridyour boy is there; my p boy in there. What ate you going to do for him who is doing so much for you? Wesllhave a personal interestIn this war, even if we haveno relations fghting. Those men who hare gone are to keep Australia from German vandalinul, rapine and the horore o war, so we ast do - gil that Is in out power to make their 2 snferings easier, and a motor ambolance inone way. Wemosthaveyourintereet, your he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
KEIG'S for Bargains. KEIG'S KEIG'S for for DRESS GOODS BILKS KEIG'S KEIG'S KEIG'S for forTNG for FLANNELS SHEETINGS PRINTS . KEIG'S KEIG'S KEIG'S for for for MANTLES UNDERCLOTHING HOSIERY and BLOUSES EIS KEIG'S KEIG'S for MLIEYfor LACEr MILER RIBBONS EIG'S K KEIG'S .KEIG'S SHIRTS MEN'S WEAR TIES ind COLL&RS KEIG'S for FURNISHINGS KEIG'S for Everything. W. KEAYS &. CO. Drapers, Mercers, &c. 283 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN, Bell it foriI.EBB li ean. they sell for CASH" Bargain Sale. NERCERY, E DRAPERY. Flannel Shirts ...- .. . .. 2/6 W.Hose, inBlack, White and Tan Fashion Shirts ... ........ o/ai I Plain, Ribbed and Lace ..i ... 6d, Tennis Shirts ... ...... IlI W. all Wool Cashmere Hose ... if Overall Shirts .. ... 2/6 Childrens Socks in Cream, Tan, 3ien's Cotton Socks .. ... .6d. Black and Grey. ... ..6d. All Wool Cashmere Socks ... r/- W. Cream Front Vests ...... I/ Collars, all Shapes ...* doz. 4/Il W. Long American Vests ... '13 Men's Hard Hats ...... 4/rr G...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
SWIrmING. A ine performance was achieved by Charlie Eler (son of DIrA. W. Esler) last Saturday and Monday at the Mel bourne Swimming lnh Carnival held at the St. Kilda and City Baths, when he won the three events of the Victorian unnior Championship, namely, the 50yds in 0 02.5 geas. 10Q yds in 1min lleea, and the 200 yds in 2min 45see. This young swimmer, who is only 14 yesrof age, has now won 35 trophies which: he has competed for, including three champion ship events. He will endeavour to win the Melbonrne Junior Championship of 390 7ards on Satqrday nexi, an event that will be watched with much interest by his club mates.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
SBEEAVEMENT. PAINE.-Mr G. I. M. Paine and family desire to retnrn thanks to their friends for letters, cards, telegrams and floral tributes received during their recent sad bereavement. IN MEMOBIAM. 30LDSMITH.-In loving remembranoe of my dear father, who died at Wil liamatown, 17th February, 1914. Tossed no more on life's rougl billow, All the storms of sorrow Bed; Death has found a quiet pillow For my darling father's head. Inserted by his loving daughter, M. Gore, GOLDSMITH - HARDEN. - In loving m.emory of our dear father, who passed -way on the 17th Febrhary, 1914, and our dear grandfather, Frederick Harden who passed away on the 24th Feb rsary, 1014;. also our dear mother, Louisa Goldsmith, who died on the 6th August, 1901. Those who have got their parents, Love them while you may, For they, like our father and mother, Too soon will pass away, Not now. but tn the coming years, It may be in the better land, "We'll read the meaning of our tears, And then we'll understand. -Inserte...
WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
WILIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. The Pant Clnb held uaitsanal race last I Saturday. for prizes given by the club. t Mr W. Roberts was judge and starter, C and Mr J Groves timekeeper. A light 1 southerly wind was blowing and the a punts carried their big aeils. Swift was I arst across the line, the rest following in a bunch. After a fairly good race, I Swift won, with Hyacinth second and Native Lass third. The race to-day will be for firat and second prizes, rained respectively at one guinea and half-a-gninea each, presented by Mr B. Lowther, of the R.Y.C.V.; a - third prize given by the club. The start ing line will be opposite the R.Y.O.V. shed. To-day the entries and handicaps are: -Wanderer, nr.; Hyaointh, 55 sec; Thetis, 2min se; Rival, izmin 0aecs; Solntion. 7min 30se; Wild Wave, 12min B0see; Dove, 13min 45eea; Native Lane, I 20min10ee; Swift, 50mii l0aec; Thistle, 22min SOee; TwiLkler, 0min.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
Messes Hiok, Ward and Wymark on Tuesday made an order, on tie motion of Mr E. H. Bick, representing Mr Bonen berg, to attach £3/3S-, being the costs of the plaintiff in the maintenance case, Rebecca Dewar versus Ernest Reinald Dewar,with 28/8, costa of the application, from the sum of £5 due by the Harbor Trust Commissioners to the defendant in the case, who has been ordered to pay S01- a week for the maintenance of his wife and children. At the Court of Petty Sessions on Tuesday morning Matthew Mabbott pro ceeded against Margaret McGulgan for the non-attendance of her child at school. She was fined 10/-. The Inspector said she now took the child to the school every day to ensure his attendance. Elizabeth Connelly was ordered to pay Joseph H. Whear £6/6/6 with 5/. coste. G. A. Salmon, carpenter, obtained an order for £6[81- against Ronoli Coster, for fitting up a shop, with 5/- costs. MeMrs F. Woods (in the chair) Ban nister, Miohell, Halley, Revs. EMurray and W. Byers and Mesdames ...
COUNCILLOR TREGANOWAN. DEFEATED FOR METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS. CANDID CRITICISM OF HIS SUCCESSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
COUNCILLOR TREGANOWAN. DEFEATED FOR METROPOLI TAN BOARD OF WORKS. CANDID CRITICISM OF HIS. SUCCESSOR. A letter from the Metropolitan Board of Works was read at the council meeting, on Tuesday even ing, intimating that Cr. Trega now.an's term would expire on a8th inst. Cr. Liston moved that he be re appointed. Cr. M'Neilage seconded the niominatibn. Cr. Rodger moved that Cr. Hick be appointed. Cr. Hurst seconded the nomina tion. The candidates did not vote. The result of the open voting was that five voted for each candidate, namely, Crs. Liston, M'Neilage, Neal, Dennis and Graveli for Cr. Treganowan, and the Mayor and Crs. Hampshire, Rodger, Hurst and Byrne for Cr. Hick. The Mayor gave his casting vote to Cr. Hick. Cr. Treganowan desired to thank the council for the consideration ex tended to him during his term. The result of the vote would be re ceived with surprise by the Commis sioners, who knew the amount .of time he had given to the position. Having been vice-chairman of the b...
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. MALVERN. FIRST ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
CRICKET. WILIAMSTOWN v. MALVERN. FIRsT HEzaVN. Williametown 152 and 175 (Brown 69, N. Mills 31, J, Outen 28, Carpenter 12) beat Malvern 152 and 5 for 84 (Gebbie 4 for 30 and I far 30, A. Mills S for 71, E. Onten 3 for 29, Arnold 1 for 5.) BSoostD ELEVEN. Wiliamstown 122 and 97 (Allibrn 18, Crowe 1i, Ferguson 11, Fry 10) defeated by Malvern 247 (Ailibon for 85). FoorscnuAY AJND WILLIAMB'I'owN DIaTnIor CHURnERS A~SSOCIAION. Lennox St. Methodist 8 for 125 v. Bay View St. Methodist 66. Yarraville Baptists 98 v. Congree. 8 for 49 (G. Ogden 14, Rowe 14). Vintoria St. Methodist 75 V. Hyde St. Methodist (A team) 1 for 96. Footecray Presbyterians 4 for 96 V. Chnrnh of Christ 84 (Jones 28, Streader 24, Hall 11). North Presbys 14'l (Mills 43, Hindson 19, Carson 12. Balaam 20 n.o., Menzies 11) v. Newport Biptistes S (Barris 10). Hyde St. Methodist (B team) 79 v. John St. Methodists 9 for 125 (Giles 19. Wig Lay 18. CIaringbonld 17, Parkes 16, Wil liams 12). Thistle 152 (Chesuley 38. Bell 32, Woo...
THE NEW VALUATION. INCREASE OF £32,637. MOTION BY CR. HAMPSHIRE RULED OUT OF ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
THE NEW VALUATION, INCREASE 0O? £82,637. MOTION BY OR. HAMPSHIRE RULED OUT O ORDER. Mn W. H. Eddy placed hi. much de bated valastion before the Conncil on Tuesday evening.. It was as followa: WAR.; 1913.4. 1914-5.- INCREASES. Centre £25,192 £32,380 67,188 South 90,733 28,230 7,497 North 32,174 41,935 9.761 Victodri 19,033 27,224 8,191 Totals 97.132 129,769 32,637 Cr Hampshire, at a later stage, moved that the raluation for 1913-4 be adopted, instead of the new valua tion. The Mayor ruled the motion out of order, cr Hampshire sutered a protest,
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
rOOTBALL. -4- Williamstown Fjotball Club. Annual Meeting Monday week. As only the required number for office bearers have nominated for the forth coming aseon. there will be no necessity for a ballot to be taken. Two of last year's comminteemen (Mes. H.Eiohardsou and W Donaldson) have decided not to seek re-election. Messrs T. Rileyand H. Arms (jar.) will fill the vacancice. The balance sheet shows a oredit bal anoe of £82/18/2, surely strong evidence of hard work and good management. The club claims a record for last sea son's balance, the previous record being £35, some years ago. The accident allowance to players exceeded the previous year by £13/161 Elliott was the leading goal kicker for the ieason. scoring 21; Bert Amy came second with 21. E. Bnabridge scored 19. There will be at least six trophi a pre sented at the annual meeting for atten dance at trminng. Mr L. Harden will take Mr Monteith's place on the match committee as the latter gentleman will not be able spare the tim...
NEW, ODD, INTERESTING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
NEW, ODD, INTEPLESTLNG Pennies contain 95 parts of copper, four tin, and one zinc. Some builders use sugar to increase the adhesive power of mortar. There are eighty thousand stuttering children in the schools of Germany. It is stated that there are now 1,500,000 foreign workmen employed in Germany. There are upwards of fifty thousand. earthworms in every acre of ordinary agricultural land. The present system of British tele graphy all over the world embraces 1,111,356 miles of wire. From the surface of a single acre of grass it is estimated that from three million to nearly five million pounds of water are yearly evaporated. In the Middle Ages pepper was a very costly condiment. So much was it valued that a small packet was deemed a suitable present for a noted person. The substitution of oil fuel for coal in the British Navy has been so great that the Government has invited ten ders for two hundred thousand tons of oil for use as fueL A recent investication gives the fol lowing as...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
DOANCE AurUSTR SA MU EL SPR Y'S SHOE STORES. R. J. WATERMAN, Proprietor. Nelson Place, Williamstownm - Near Yacht~ Club HoteL) iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/- in the £ less than any sbop 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. Smallproflts and quick returns mean a saving to Purchasers. If you wish to have entire . satisfrction in your MEAT SUPPLY, place your Orders with .. . .. T.K. Benriet & Woolcock One Quality only kept at all times. ADDRESS T. K. RENNET & WOOLGOOK, Premier Batchers, FBRGU8ON STREET TeL 8r Williamstown. PURE MILK SUPPLY. ~~- j 51 Verdon Street, I SaES to notify the public of Williamstown and surrounding district that he has installed Up-to-date Refrgertig Machinery - at his Dairy in order to ensure the Purity of the Milk. All Milk subjected to the sterilising process recom mended by the Board of Pub...
Preserving Fruit Without Sugar. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
Preserving Fruit Without Sugar. Californians have a mcthod.i of pre serving fruit without sugar so that it will keep sound and fresh for 'ears. The recipe is as follow :--Fill rican. dry, wide-miouthel botkcs ni'b fresh, sound fruit; acid nothing, not even water.- Be sure that the iruit is well and closely packed in, and raso the corks (of bcst qsulity) t:ghstly down into the neck of the bottles until level with the gass. Now tie th corks down tight with fine twine, and put the bottlcs into a pan or boiler cf cold water. Pack thert round wirh-hay to prevent breaking. Let the water reach not quite to the shoulder of the bottles. Have the fire moderate; and bring the water to boiling. Boil gently for ten minutes, remove from the fire, and -llow all to coal
SOME STAGE STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
SOME STAGE STORIES. John Templeton, the fine old Scot. tish tenor, was never so miserable as when he was cast to sing with Malibran. Very often site was dis pleased with his performance, and one evening she whispered to him, "You are not acting properly-::nake love to better"; to which-so it is said- -Templeton innocently repliecd "Don't vou know I am a married man t" Evidertl- the ladv did not think there was anything serious in the circumstance, for not lont after wards, when in "Sonnambula" she was on her knees to Templeton as Elirino, she succeeded in makinc the tenor scream with suppressed laugh ter when he should have been sing ing, ho' ticrk!iin hm vigorously un der.c the arms! Macklin was as remarkable for his pauses as the Kembles, and he reduced them to a systerm: there were three-the moderate.-the long, and the 'rand pause. While mak ing the last one night- the prompter, t-hinking he half forgottce his part, gave hinm he word: fnding he still remained silent, ihe prompted...
DRAINAGE OF JACK STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
DRAINAGE OF JACK STREET. * CouncLu~os Hurst was informed at the Council meeting on Tuesday even ing that the plans for the drainage of a right-of-way near Mason street would bn ready in a fortnight. He suggested that a bor drain be made aero~s Speight street, to get rid of stagnant water. Cr Treganowan-Nothing can be done till an outlet is provided for the drainage of Jack street. Cr Hampshire said the place at present was not fit to live in, owing to the filthy stagnant drainage which cansed a shocking state of a airs. He thooght an outlet might be found in Mason street. Cr Neal--There Is no outlet that way. Cr Mceeilage moved that pl.* and specifications for the drainage r, Jack street be laid on the table at next meeting. The only way to get rid of the stinking drainage was to provide the Jack street outlet, for which money would be provided in the next loan. The tiotion was agrped to,
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. The Newmarket Handicap, which is the prinolpalsprint raco of the year, will be deoided next Saturday. on recent form, the following would appear to hole good chanoee:- Amate, Athenio, Her ringbone, Philio, Pinkerton, Traqeite ad Woorak. Flaah of Steel (the ii ported horse) has been galloping well on the trcshe and if anything approaehiig Jaud of Song (the Irish Derby winner), should play a prominent part in the event. Perhaps the winner may be cot oealed amongpt thoabove and at presenn we inoline to Phillo as first choice, AusroL&LIAN COt. The two miles and a qoarter rarS should prove an interesting event, and the winner may be found amongst the followiag six:-DeGama, Lomprie eSir Selo, Newberry, NaxberrY and Wiohig Cap;