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The Advertiser. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
i~h# ~.Avrti~trt S?r?un?, Pzhacrr 27, 1915. The Railway Workohops' First Aid Ambulance Corps ga"ve a first aid demonstration at the Olddellow-s' Hall on Monday evening at the invitation of the Williamtown branch of the Aus tralian Natives Associstion, before a large audience. Mr Jamiesoe, President of the branch, introduced the super intendent, Mr Hall, who explained the cates dealt with. The demonstrators were Mears B. Smyth, J. Newman, T. Horn, J. Hsrrigan and Phillip Murray. Scalp wounds, fractures, dislocated shoulders and other inljuries were dealt with, the bandaging being neatly and smartly done. A stretcher was need for more serions cases, A vote of thanks was accorded the Corps, on the motion of Mr H. G. Bradshaw, seconded by Mr W. ?. Henderson. The Holy Trinity Branch of C.E.M.S held their annual meeting on Wednesday, February 9th. The president, Rev. F. Lynch, occupied the chair, there being a record attendance of members. It was decided to hold prayer meetings on the fou...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
FOOTBALL. Next Monday evening. At the Empress Pavilion. Town Football Club annual meeting. Counncillor J. J. Listen will preside and other representative speakers wi 1 ad dress the meeting., includitg MrT. Evans, secretary of the V F.A. A group photo of the crmmittee and training trophies are on view in Mr. Bailey's window. Nelson place. In the printed liatot donations an initial letter M. was inadvrrtently substi-ated for a W. in the name oa Mr Warl. bicycle bni!der. The committee of the Williamstown Football C!nb. in recognition of services render-d. entertained the Ladies'Con mtttee at a motor b-t outing to the Hawthorn tea gardens last week. Coun eillor Dennis put on board some "sofL stuff" and the committee seapolied a tast'eflly filled hamper. On arrival at the gardens, a visit was made te the menagerie. where the company f und mirth in the antics or some of the animals. A prominent offi ial of the club took a prticunlar liking to one of the monkeys and it w is said it put him...
NEW LOAN OF £30,000. PROPOSED BY FINANCE COMMITTEE. MONEY OFFERED BY THE GOVERNMENT. THE SCHEDULE OF WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
NEW LOAN OF £,30,000, PROPOST BY FIXA~SCEC ?0 HITEE. I MOIOEY OI-TRED BY THE GOYZERiIET. 2 THE SCEDULE OF WORXS. T5a 7ooazce Commi'tte undeterred ly i -lCZI-13= m-en~s and the zeal CI igibe Committee, is con-, td-orig the ads--b-i. of ficating a F!-a. I·~s.d of a ' -Tow-- Hal, it prop o ,s t ie--=d f6'3 on the Coon cl C O'=.l. which O probably more s tey _---d a. pr?sent, d is £moo more =_- ,'h ax::eat es-imaed under the me i~p'-i-tw scheme to provide mu-n .d.l c5--- at the Mehazcs' In stmite. The m-or b- nrop:- ti.n ie drop =d, pn-~cg the ame.ndm~ t of the Loca G3j.- ment Act; bnout a thouh. the new To-n Hl and the me:i h.-es ae no: included, % amount pro?_sed to be= bnrrowed is ocly I2',0 ls tha Ln the Ias, loan propal- oCf £2,=,'0, It ih popO2edo to se £130: on pns-at: -treee mak ing, the maoEy to b- repaid by the land -se, and £25250 is to be bar3owed o. ot-.h wonrk. Wheno the icidenn!-s are ad=ed and perthap ?sme adc?di.toad! works, the toti will b. a-Ybut £3ccom Te mottEr ho- ...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
OBITUARY. DEATH has removed another of the few remaining early pioneers of the district in the person of Mrs Robert Clark, who passed away at the rgi dence of her son-in-law, Mr J. Cameron, Melboumrne road, on Monday last. Three months ago she had a paralytic eizure from which she never recovered. Deceased had reached the ripe age of 75 yearws, of which 6o had been spent inthetown, As a girl S15, she came from England in I8x5 with her parents and family with the tide of immigration that flowed to Victoria efrer the dis covery of gold. Settling in Williams. town, the -family experienced all the vicissitudes of early colonial life, for In the stirring days of the fifties the cost of living was abnormally high, water some times being sold at three shillings and sixpence a bucket, and provisions at equally fabulous prices. In I855 the population of South Williamstown was 8?0o, and Newtown, which extended to Stony Creek, sIoo. To get to the Back Beach in the far-off days residents had to...
FOOTSC[?]AY AND WILLIAMSTOWN DISTRICT CHURCHES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
Fooso 'AY AND WIrrLLIAsroWN DISTRIc" CRURCROS ASSOCIATION. L-noor St. Me~thodis, 177 defea'ed Bay View R?od Methodists 66 and 92 by an innings and 19 runs. Yarraville Biptists 98 and 147 beat Congregationals 67 by 31 raune on the firse innings. Hyde St. Methodiset ( team) 18L1 best Viotoria St. Methodists 75 and 60 by an innings and 45 runs. John SI. Methodist 129 beat Hyde St. (B teom) 79 and 44 by an innings and 6 Thistle 95 (8 Bker 42. Cheesley 17 ; Satde!ls 2 for 13, Biker I for 25, Jackson I fir 8.) Williamstown Beptists 52 (BSurelvay 38. Rose 4 tfr 20) v. Iiddle St. Baptists 7 for 127.
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
YA CHTIVG. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB The above club held a race over a six mile course last Soturday, the s.rting i;ne being opposite the R.Y.O. sheds. First and second prizes were donated by Mr G. Lowther, of the Royal Yacht Club, and a third was given by the club. Just as the first gun was fired a fresh breeze was ntoticed in the N.W. and struck the punts with suantiient force to overturn Twinkler. Swift retired before the first bnoy was reached owing to being over esvsassed. Soluti.n was very soon in front and kept there until the finish of the first round, when she was passed by Wanderer, who kept the lead until the fuish of the race The field gradually decresased to three as the wind fresh ened, and the winner was Sjlutnrion, with Thetis second and Wanderer tLird. To-day theontries and handisps are: - Wanderer, sr. ; Hyacinth, 53 see; Thetis, -3min 3see; Rival, 5in 30seca; Solution, 8min $0sec; Wild Wave, 12amin f30se; Native Lass, 20min 10see; Thistle, 2?8min 30see.
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
To-DAY'S MATCaHS. WilliUast ,Wn V Cambsrwell (let eleven) Williamstown. Team-Arnold Brown, Casrpenter. Mills (3). Livingatone, Onten (2). Gebbie and Pilling. Seconad elevens at Camberwell. Team -Allibon, Ferguson, Thomas, Gladstones (j). Herrine, Crowe, Davis, Remington, Ford and Fry. Thistle v. Fi'zroy at Princss Oval. (semi-final). Williamstown Baptists v Hoddle St. near Richmond Cricket Ground.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
DEATH. O'TOOLE (nee Brown).—On the 23rd February, at her residence, Seymour, Jane O'Toole, beloved sister of the late Charles Brown, G.P.O., Mel- bourne, and Thomas Brown, H.M.S. Customs, Melbourne, and sister-in- &nbsp; law of Mrs Charles Brown, Cole street, Williamstown. Native of &nbsp; &nbsp; Arklow, Ireland. R.I.P.
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 February 1915
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Two Keystones ats the Empress Pavil icn to-night. -Special Conference p-erebers at the Methodis't Churches to-m rrow. -McKePy's Palntmime Co. c :maence at the matinee at the Tnea'r,: o-d sy. -The Williatmsetown Bwling will leave the green tr-day in a drag at 1.?0 p.m. for the match at Sunshiae. -The Municipal Band is a'tracting big audiences at the hMechanics' open-air picture shows every Saturdy night. -After next week. no more pupils will be enrolled at the High school without the consent of the Minister of Education -Councillor Rodger will apply for three months leave of absence on Tues day evenine. He intends going to Wyndbem, West Australia -Botanical Garlens. Melbourane, motor launch "Pansy"' leaves Stevedore:pier Sunday aftern?on. 2 45, calling Newport ferry. Fare. 1/- return. -A public meeting will be hold a: the Council Chambts on Monday eveniu. at which all interested in forth:beomiog carnival are requested to attend. -Mr J. Minogne, of Twyford street, ...
MOTOR AMBULANCE FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
MOTOR AMBUL&NOE FUND. Acknowledged ... ... £57 4 9 Victorian Stevedoring Company, £20; Customs Shipping Branch (second con tribution)' £3/14/9 ; Mr and Mrs Robert son-Smith, 22/2(/0; Mrs Cottle. £111/0. Capt. Strickland, £1/i/0; Mrs Jenkins. Douglas p'rade, £1/1/0; Mrs Grindlv. Camberwell, £1/1/O; Mrs Breeze, 5/-; Mrs D. Mu'ray, 5/-. Total funds in bsnd, L148/13/ i.
THE MOTOR AMBULANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
. c thr: aippears to be -some i is ::ndcr:>ta'iinh respecting this and ~tthcr fundt. being raised localil, we desire to inform tihe public that this "l':iricultIr Fund" has nothing .:haitever t:, do with tihe \\'ilIliams town War Fund. d . special com :ittc v1as furnted. with powler 10 ,dd :, i.-. umbcrs. to deal with the Motor .\r:'hulhncC FundTI and when he 1 7 4 Cr;HI' 1mount of :HotteY has e:": 4-cu: d, hllt :iilctibers of tlh tcnilt:e, will bIe called together to a.ci,- "ccounts anti make :rran,'e :tte"ntts -t)! ,Oe p C teenttiliIo of the :._ ro:.cleds. i I-i1LD.1\l ?1RR.1Y, I-on. Sicret ar\ . :1.iRI E L I)-R\\VOO). Hon. Treasurer.
THE WAR FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
TII WAR FUND. :'c 1\',r IF ind has this week for :',ar;ded moth,:r box of 5 o flannel garmcins and articles, consisting oi underpa-nt and C ardigans. cuanons and blankets. and one I,:ge box of bandages, making the tot'al nur:ber since the wnr began of 80o5 garments and articles; and work is still progressing vigorously, manyv more helpers coming forward. The pen:;n collections are success iul in r;ising money for the mate r;Il, and ,t ite are ;lso a great ad dition to lhe Belgian Fund, v as it is divided tver: week between the two funds. h t; raffle m;oney for Bel giantts will be forwarded exerv week. s ; all wiho have their books are ;sked it make t:n effort to forward mnev ;,ntd blocks as soon as filled. \'ce ilhop by thse tmeans to be able to seld ; subsltanti;al slum ever week to relieve their dreadful situa tion. .\ny who w-sic to help may have books bry t'ppl!ing to -tMrs. Mlusthir (hon. treasurer), or Mrs. Phillips (hon. secret;ary. W'ork for the Allies Stall. in the Motor Am...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
KEIG'S for Bargains. IKEIG'S -EIGS for for -3RESS GOODS BILKS IEEIG'S - EIGS for EIG'S ffor for frELS SHEETINGS - 'LAKNNELS _PRI:NTS EIKEGIS'S KEIG'S for IOSIERY for 'MANTLES TINDERCLOTHING and BLOUSES IGKEIGSS TEIG'S for MILLINERY IBONS KEIG EIGSS KEIG'S .KEIG'S for for TMENS WEAR TIES and COLLARS KIEIG'S for FURNISHINGS KEIG'S for Everyth irg. W .KEAYS & CO. Drapers, Miercers, &c. :233 NELSON PLkCE, C WLLI MSTOWN, Bell it for LES neans they sell for CASH. Bargal i Sale. IYERCERY. DRAPERY. Fiannel Shirts ... ... ... 6 . Hose, in Black, White and Tan FEashion Shirts ... ... ... 2/I Plain, Tibbed and Lace ... ... dd, *Tennis Shirts ... ... ... ir W. all Wooi Cashmere Hose ... I/ 'Overalls ... ... ... 216 Ghi!drens Socks in Cream, Tan, tMen's Cotton Socks ... 6d. Black and Grey ... ... ... 6d. All Wool Cashmere Socks ... r/- W. Cream Front Vests ... ... Il Collars, all Shapes ... ioz, 4/i' W. Long American Vests ... i/3 Men's Hard Hats ... ... C21I Gossamers ... . .. 6...
REV. FRANCIS MASON. TRANSFERRED TO SOUTH MELBOURNE MISSION. REV. D. DALEY HIS SUCCESSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
REV. FRANCIS MASON. TRANBFERRED TO SOUTH MEL. BOURNE MISSION. . ; the:t' hbdlstConffrence yesi dy it was definitely settled that the Rev. Francis Mason should take charge of.. the South Melbourne Methodist Mis.. sion, at present under the charge of the Rev. Charles Tregear. Mr Mason did not seek the position and was not anxious for a change, bu: the great. weight of opinion at the conference; eventually persuaded him to consent to his appointment. The position is a very important one and he will be as sisted by three ministers, one home missioner and a mission sister.. As recompense for taking Mr Mason away from the circuit, the conference cnrr.,il.. - n......,7 -.t , Da,.. s nri..l.. of W'arragul, to the superintendency of the local churches, He will come with a'good reputation as a fine worker and preacher. The appointment will date from the end of this month.
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, MARCH 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESD'IY, MA.IuC 6th. PRESENT : Crs Heriot (Mayor), Neal, McNeilsge, Hampshire, Rodger, Hick, Hurst, Liston, Dennis, Gravell land Treganowan. LETTERS RECEIVED. Mr G N. Adam was given permis sion to cross footpath with light vehicle at the corner of Hall and Hobson streets. Messrs Chambers and Stean sub mitted sub-divisional plan of land in Collingwood road for approval. Cr Treeanowan moved that the matter be referred to the Metropolitan Board of Works. No provision had been made for a right-of-way. The Surveyor shou!d also report. Cr Liston second the motion, which was agreed to. Mr H McEwen enquired when electric light miebt be obtained - Lighting Committee's report to be forwarded. Miss Hilda Murray was granted permi sion to hold a carnival in the Gardens in aid of Motor Ambulance Fund. Sixteen Residents of Oxford street requesteu uma aupps s wnu water mains To be forwarded to the Metropolitan Board of Works. Or Hurst said 2.i houses were liable to destruction by fir...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
The Conncil is of oninion that it can not levy the special improvement charge on an owner whose land does not abut on the street to bamade. This opinion is based on a recent decision of the ?nll Oonrt, The Surveyor an Tuesday even ing submitted plans and specifloations for Chandler street, a thoroughfare between Alma terrace and Douglas par ade, and the Town Clerk said Meesrs Norris and Jorgensen owned all the land. The matter was referred to the Iinanoe Dommitte, Oonnoilior T3reganowan sug geesing that they be given an easement over.the road. -LT. lonsdale, J.P., held :a magis terial enquiry at the Oonrt House on Thrsdaymorning .concerning the death of William Miankrell, whioh occ?rred rather saddenly at the hospital last week, Elizabeth Maakrell, 43 Deoil street, gave evidenee -that her -son wa a shunter and had .received every .are ant attenatan at theaiospita1,' Dr. Mao 1 lean testified.that the oase had been at tended by Dr Setherstonhangh. The post mortem azamination showed -t...
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 6 March 1915
YACHTING. WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. Tea Pant Club held a race over its usual course last Saturday for prizes presented by the club. W. Roberts acted as judge and start3r, and J Groves as timekeeper. Rival was first across the line, followed by Swift, with Thetis third. Before the first round was negotiated, Thistle. was forced to retire awing to her forestay carrying away. The race was a good one right through. Thetis broke the record for the six miles by two minutes, doing the course in 68 minutes. : To day the race will be for first prize (a gold medal) presented by MrT. IHoban, second by the club and third by Mr Newlands. To-day the entries and handicaps are: -Wanderer, scr.; Hyacinth, min 8sec; Thtis, 2min 55sec ; Solution.8main 30aec; Wild Wave, 15min; Swift, 17mn 30 see; Native Lass, 20min 10ase; Thistle, 28min 3alec; Twinkler, ,?min.