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TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
TOWN NUECIL TnxsDXav, FEBanuui 16th. PREsENTr: Cra Heriot (Mayor), Neal Mc~eilage, Hampshire, Bodger, Hick Hurst, Liston, Dennis, Byrne, Gravel and Treganowan. LTTrERS BEhCzvD. The E'lucation Department inti mated that the request for the sewer age of the North State School hal been referred to the Public Work' Department The Metropolitan Bored of Works reported that the sewerage of Eororoit Creek road, the Crescent, Irvine street and Champion road had been comr pleted. The Surveyor was instructed to re port on the condition of the streets before the expiration of the contractor's responsibility. Mr James Hall reported that the action against the owners of the tug Alacrity regarding damage to steam ferry would come on next week. Referred to Finance Committee. The secretary fir Lands notified that the regulations for the manage. ment of the racecourse had been gazetted in 1S96 Mr A. P. Sykes requested payment of account for music stands.-Be ferred to Finance Committee. Mr G. H. Busse...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEL -Harvest thanksgiving services at the Methodist Chorch to-morrow. -The winning number of the violin ruifed by Mr Mordoch is 196. -"The Wrath of the Gods" is a master piece to be shown at the Empress to night. -Mr W. Mackrell is an inmate rf the Hospital with a broken leg, cansed by slIpping and falling on the pier. -The Earmonious your, a combination of clever singers, wil appear at the Theatre to-night. -Grand monster Carnival will be held at the Gardens in aid of the Motor Am bhiance Fund. Watch amurement calnme for date. -Mrs Newlands has obtained from Mr Fredman, Crown hotel, a bicycle valned at £1S/10/-.,which is to be raffled for the war fend. -Mrs 1. Hart yesterday obtained an order for £12410!-, with 35/- costs, against J. Minogne, for a dishonored promissory note. -About 1000 light horsemen formed a camo at Altona on Moeday. The spot is found very convenient for artillery range firing and horse exercise. -The Municipal Band will play in the Gardens on Sund...
SUBWAY AT NEWPORT. SUGGESTED BY PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
SUBWAY AT NEWPORT, -4- SUGGESTED BY PROGRESS ASSOCIl ATION. TIE Newport Progress Association, to a letter read at the Council meeting Tuesday evening, requested that the Railway department be requested to construct a subway at the Newport railway station. Cr McNeilage moved that the re quest be supported and referred to the Member for the district, and also an enquiry be made as to the request for a footbridge at Spotswood station. Cr Hampshire seconded the motion. A vehicular subway should be. asekd for. Cr Liston said a diotinct promise of a footbridge was -made lor Spotswood. He believed in one thing at a time Cr Treganowan said subways were dificult to drain. It was almost im possible to put a vehicular subway at Mason street; but a crossing should be provided from High street to Mel bourne road. Cr Neal supported Cr Treganowan's suggestion. There was great delay at Newport gates owing to the waits. There was no possibility of a vehicular subway. The motion was agreed to.
COUNCILLORS HIT BACK. VALUATION RESOLUTIONS CRITICISED. SUGGESTIONS OF CORRUPTION RESENTED. THE CHARGES TO BE INVESTIGATED. SOME LIVELY INTERCHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
COUNCILLORS HIT BACK. VALUATION REBOLUTIONS CRITICISED. SUGEBTIONS OF CORRUPTION THE CHARGES TO BE INVESTIGATED. SOME LIVELY INTERCHANGES. MR. R. Walker, secretary of the Vigilance Committee, placed before the Council meeting on Tuesday even ing the resolutions carried at a public meeting last week condemning the new valuation. Cr Liston moved that the writer be furnished with a copy of the resolution submitted to the Council by Council lor Hick, for the rejection of which a' a vote of want of confidence in seven Councillors was carried by the meeting, on the ground that it was contrary to the will of a mijority of the ratepayers. The resolution did not refer to a high valuation or a low valuation or a fair valuation, but simply proposed that the' valuer should be dismissed. Cr Hampshire did not think it would be in order to forward such a reply. Cr McNeilage seconded the resolution. Cr Hick moved, as an amendment, that the resolutions of the public meet ing be received and noted. C...
FALL FROM A MOTOR BIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
FALL FROM A MOTOR BIKE. MB. Reed, hay and corn merchant, Melbourne road, Newport, fell from a motor bike in Perguson street yeoter day morniog and was removed in an unconscious condition to Dr. Fethers tonhangh's surgery and regained con sciousnees. He was suffering from shock and from bruises and cuts on the head and face. He could give no account of the occurrence, but a by stander noticed that the course of the machine was irregular before he fell and he appeared to be suffering from faintness.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
Coal! Coal! Newcastle Coal. Best HOUSEHOLD - Best ENGINE ... .jAL Lowest Current Rates Best BLACKSH ITH'S i Delivered Williamstown, Newport and district Branch Office.... Coal Depot, ANN STREET PIER, NE W CASTLE COAL. Order Boxes at Ttevor 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 C0. LTD Head Office: 27-31 KING STREET MELB,. El.EPRONE-8898, 8664, 8895, 8896 Oentral. BOf)I+,HRLL & Co. DOIG, HAL. & Co. The Leading _.Will motown Newp~ort OC S Spoiawood. _and Spirit Merchants DOIG HALL & Co. Ot ti e Wilianmtwn i)istrict. Newport -r - pot0ood0. DOIG, IlAILL & CO. Williamsitown, Newport and Bpotswoo8 WALTER PATERSON, (JAB. SIMMERS & 00.) Geuoral fronmonger & Importer of British & Amerlian ardware. 228 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN. ozz. arm.&manB For use in small Households, Bathrooms or...
CHARGE OF IMPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
CHARGE OF IMPOSITION. Rnan. Hazell, a young man reeiding at Kensington, appeared at the Foot scray Court on Thursday on a charge of obtaining a-lady's costume, valued at £10/10/-; by false verbal repreoen tations. It was stated he called for the parcel at the station and represented that be had been sent by the .owner. He pawned it for 10/6. On another charge, he was remanded to the Williametown Court, where he will appear on Tuesday next charged with obtaining in parcel addreooed to C. J. McFarlane, Nelson place, two suite of clothes from W. H. Rendall, a porter at the Beach station, by faloe verbal representations. The property is valued at £6!/174
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 February 1915
Groceries Down Again! ALTHOUGH the War has had a ten dency to rise the price of Goods and following later we have had our new Taril which has bad the same eflect, we JiliEi RICE & SON are determined to keep the prices down as low as they can possibly be kept. We are ofering to the Public the following lines which ought to indune every housekeeper to give our travellers their order or send at once to R.& S. uo that they will have an oppor tunity of aesuring some of the bargains while the prices are low. PRICE LIqT. IA Sugar. 12 lbs for 214; White Bose Kerosene, /41 per 4b gallon tin.. Best Boller Flour, 419 pet 251b. Pare Ceylon Te.sd. & If- per lb. Bedsdorp'e Dutch Cosos, 7j i-lb tin. Nestle'sDutch Cocoa, 514d per i-lb tin. All Aerated Drinks, 119 per dozen. Turkish Dates, SI, per lb. Cream of Tartar (best 95 per ent.); 1/4 per lb., as passed by the Board of Health as being up to the standard. Sand 8Sop, 11d per cake. Currants (best), 44 per lb. Pure Win. Vin...
MOTOR AMBULANCE FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
MOTOR AMBULACE FUND. Acknowledged .. £ Mr sLwrance, £3/!3/0; Mr Terces. £1 10; Mrs Listen, £1/110; Mr Hick. £t; Mrs Power. £1/1/0; Mr Pearson, £1i 0; C?pt Mitchell. £2/2/0, Capt EIsstoan, £1: Mr -. Woods £11/iO; Mrs Rattey, £;1/O: Mrs Jenkins, £11/iO; Miss Porter, 21: .0; Mt Saunders, £1; Mr E. W. Underwood £1J1/0; Capt Doughton, £1,1/0; MrS Bannatyna. 10/-; Customs shipping branch, £2/S/6;. Mr Ferguson, 25jIDo, Toital to date, £57/4/9. We desire to thank Mr Jsmas Hall sand Mr Perey Watson for donations towsa refreshments at the open-air concert held in bowling green.
COPPER COLLECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
COPPER COLLECTIO'. Misses Smith, 1;0 2; Mrs Jenkins, 11 ; Miss Stevens, ?; Mrs Woops. 410; Miss Thomas, 10/1; Mrs Richadsoan, i0 '; Miss Randall, 7/7 Miss Prer. -I lii; Mrs finsen. 8/-; Miss Hale. ,. Miss Howard, I/8la; Miss Gci, 1hi/; Mrs Warton and Miis Cocks, c 2 4 li; Mrs Butterfield, 1/10'; Miss Reid, 14 i; Miss Johnson, 3/1; Mrs Bradshsw, 13 3; Miss Bride, 1? 89; ? Miss , Anderpon. 1 Mrs Newlands, £3/4jIl; Miss Jonf5,C bi; Miss Armstrong, 1/6; Mrs Ferns, a 10 Miss IDorgan, 11!3j; Miss T. Rose, i Si Mrs Keil, 51Q; Miss Smith's papilds, 5
BELGIAN FUND [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
BEL.GI&N FUND The Misse~ Paton, £2 2-,:-; Mr C, Pi ton, I016; "We Three,.' 6-. Donations--Sx, Mrs Maybin; a:.res, J.H., Mra.Cooper (Keningtcn); pe: r : Bailey, 10j RED CROSS FUND. Donation to American Tea, ,
ENLIST TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
ENLIST TO-DAY. TEI%-s' ijee?,~ F ui,1 wokC3Z:jL.' to be cut O- and disri. b:-d. Such intefrt i- btng taken in ti-h.e c:i: f tle cariva" the 2h:h Marc-. pil.o -_.i_-,-- towels, aprons,. bags,= kimo:-z.% frc-k-, &c: re beirg made and many i?cle=s, sIun s pic:ures - and orna.:2 :,ceived for sale and raris. The workes of ohe war fend 'o-longinrc o s-ch centre- re joining togeher -, arraz?inf c=e Bg stall to be ca:Ed " The Ali-i:s" cvr which the flg. ci : e diff'ere z naticos wil! oe aszo-ayd, cand eac cen'=re repeSenting a couzzy. the workers wearirg cocors and badge. .Au.-aiia. Idia, Aftrica and Ca:a i;il also be represented. This wak we have read with horror the cry : famished Beltium for food. 'c' cry must no ~ ignored. We wC::5 remind the pubic that the Belgian iL" of this town is still open for subhscr. tions, which will be promptly ser: through the sau:hcrized channels, A a very early date some organised method of dealing with this dreadi: situation will be considered and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
0oal! Coal! Newcastle Coal. r: Best HOUSEHOLD - Best ENGINE A.. ,_At Lowest Current Rates Best ELAtJKSMlTH.S Delivered WVilliamstown, Newport and district. Branch Office.... Coal Depot, ANN STREET PIER. INEWCASTLE COAL. Order Boxes at Trevor Jones & Co's. Office, Douglas Parade and P. Murray's Grocery Store, Nelson Place. Ordera may also be left at any of Messrs, Doig, Hall & Co's shops. MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP Co. LTD Head Office: 27-31 KING STREET. MELB, TILEPHONE-8693, 886M, 8695, 8698 Oentral. I)OI , HALL & Co. DOIG, HALL & Co. T1he Leading Wiliamnstown Nrewport Grocers Spoteawood, iand Spirit Merchants DOIG, . HALL & Co. Of the wllfia. o District. Spotawood, ..DOIG, ,HAL & CO. :. 'illiamstown, Newport and Spotswood ::,~::-i -;--- ::-------~ SWALTER PATERSON, (lAS. sIMMJRS & 00.) General Ironmonger & Importer of British & AmerloanHardware. 223 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN. O*I- £.Z. Er1I.?s. - For use in small Hou...
GOLF DEFINED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
GOLF DEFINED. On the.terrace of a country club, overlooking a green dotted with sheep a group of non-golfers were taking tea. A male non-golfer, who took his tea through a straw, said thoughtfully "Golf Iiight be defined as billiards gone to grass." Spleen on the green I'd call it," said a female non-golfer. "Or the last flicker of the dying fire of athletics," sneered the young football player. "The misuse of land and lan guage," suggested a tennis champion. "N'o, no, you're all wrong," said a fa mous angler." Golf is simply a game wherein the ball lies badly and t" player welL"--Louisville Times.
CHRIST CHURCH, NEWPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
CHRIST CHURCH, NEWPORT, -4----. Taa annual meeting was held in the Parish Hall, on February 9th. The vicar, Rev. G. W. Ratten, presiding. The secretary, Mr 8. Crizier, read the annual report and stated that the vicar had completed his second year's work and not spared himself in his labors and only those who have been in the shadows know how willing he has been to share their sorrows.. He had paid 2000 visits during the year. The Parish Hall had been renovated. The Girls' Friendly Society continued to make good progress under the presidency of Mrs Ratten. The Athletic Club had been inaugurated and at the competition at Cheltenham had won prizes. Fifteen marriages were celebrated and 8 baptisms. MesEra E. Bliss and Gillman were elected church warders and Messrs Steinhanser. W. Bell jar., 8. Crozier and H. Herring, vestrymen. During September a baziar in aid of the vicarage fund will be held. The various balance sheets were received and adopted. A hearty vote of thanks was accorded to...
A GOOD EXERCISE FOR THE BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
A GOOD EXERCISE FOR THE BACK. A good exercise for the spinal muscles consists of the follwing movemcnts:-Stand erect, with the feet together, and rise upon the toes, then gradually sink down by bend ing the knees until the thigh and calf are doubled upon each other. The trunk should be erect all the time, and especial attention paid to the spine, keeping it straight. If a person will remove the clothing and hang by the arms, all tension is removed fromn the spine, and a second person can determine if the spinal curvature can be removed or not. If, when hanging in this posi tion, the spine is straight, there is no reason why it cannot be cured, but if it is crooked when hanging, there is little hope of doing mnore than keeping it from growing worse, and this is very imiportant. In the department of medico-gvmnastics in a large gymnasiumn , this is the way they examine such cases. A teaches says:--"Alny miovenents which do not present any outside resisting force (meaning apparatus) ca...
HARBOR TRUST SCHEME. STRAND FORESHORE RECLAMATION [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
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WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. PANTOMIME SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE, PANTOMIME SEASON. Stanley McKay's pantomime conm pany will commence a three night and and one matinee season at the Theatre this afternoon, when the who'e of the popular artists, with new songs, will be present. Bo-Peep for two nights and matinee and Mother Hubbard on Tues day night. A full picture and vatde ville programme will be given and the artists include Armstrong and Howard, American clever sketch artists, and Mr J. and Baby Stella, the original cute hrttle kid. Thie star picture for Wed nesday night will be a three reel thri' Isng military drama, Krorstardt, also a two reel Vitagraph com"'y entitled He Danced himse'f to Death. On Thursday night a new picture program will be giver, headed by the thrilling attractive drama, The Clubs of the 'ack Masks, also full variety novdtties rnd otiher subj cts.