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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Auuetlonýs. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7th, 1014, At 2,80 o'olock, On the Grounds, Newport Power Station, Newport. FOR REMOVAL. FOR REMOVAL. rfITREVOR JONES & CO., Auctioneer, tL under Instructions from the Com miidsioners of Victorian Railways, will sell by publito Auotion, large D.F.W.B. Villa, 10 Rooms, splendid order, stabling and outbuildings; New D.F.W.B. House, 8 Rooms, Corrugated Buildings, etc.; also largo Tent, Further partioulars, Eotate Ofiloor, Victorian Railways, or Auctioneer, Tel. 04 WVilliamstown. A snllsueleln ts. MECHANICS' HALL OPEN-AIR (weather permitting). TO-NIGHT I TO-NIGHT I QGrand Picture Show THE HERITAGE-Drama 'TWEEDLEDUM IN LOVE-Comic FROM SPIEZ TO LOETSOHDERG-Story YOUTHFUL DETEOTIVE-Comic HIlS MOTHER'S SON-Drama 'HE FLI.TY IHUSBAND-Comic THE I. ..rF AN IDOL--Drama IT i)OES NOT PAY-Drama Complete Ohange of Programmle every Saturday Night, ADMISSION, id. Ohildren, Half-prioe Tho Committee offer liberal terms to Soolotios and Organisations, olniang'by Spe...
DEATH OF MRS. P. MURRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
DIEATH 01i MIRS. P. MURRAY, --4------ A?itL P, Murray died on 1Monhday last at her rohtdence, Strand, She had been in failing health for about a year and was under the care of Dr. Macloan for a heart affeotion. IHer husband, Mr Peter Murray, died rather suddenly about six mouths ago, Mrs Murray's death, though sudden, was not altogether na. expected als nho had hooo seriously ill a woJlk before, anid was soon by Dr. Mallean, who cosidero1ed sthe was getting better, and Rov, It, Murray. She was one of the earlieat membiers of the Ccl Uftreet Proesbytorian OChurch. IThe funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon during a rain torm, thbo ro. manls being interred in the family grave by Mr Loinedaloe, Rev, R. Murray road. the funeral servico. Mrs Murray was ?ovonty years of alto, Hlr parenots, Mr and Mrs Pooleo, oame to Willilmatoww about tho early sixtics from Port Glasgow and they lived at Eleootra streeoot, Sihe had two brothers who woro master mariners. Oto of them, John, was in charge ...
DEEPENING BAY CHANNELS. NEW HARBOR RUST CONDEMNS THE OLD. LARGE EXPENDITURE TO BE UNDERTAKEN. DOCKS ON BOTH SIDES OF YARRA ENTRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
DEEPENING BAY CHANNELS. NEIW IIARIlOlt tUS I' COONDIMNS TIIC OLD. LAROE EX?PEVDI TURE TO BIM UNDIIltTA KIIN, DO00KS ON BOTII HIDE1 O1F YARRA ENTr ANOICE, MR. M'lKonzle, Chelof Engineer of the Harbor Trust, In a report to Ils corn miolouners, says that the roeognioad maximum draught for vensels entering the port is 20 feet, In 1015 the Panama Canal will be available for vessels draw. ing 87 feet. None of those will come hero unleon lightly laden, and through the negligence of our port authorities in the past trade will suffer. Thirty-five per cent, of the ports on the trade roatpe to Australia can comfortably accom modate veOteOls drawing 31 foot 5 inohos, Mr hi'K,nzlo says, and 57 per cent of tihe ports touched at provide better acoommodation than Melbourno. This in a lamentable stato of affairs, and the " Ago " cays tlie ononer the (Ohvernment tabkeo soaie action to remedy it, not only as regards the IHlads entrance, but also to have the Bay ehannols deepened, the bettor," To provi...
CROMWELL'S SHADOW. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
OROMWELL'? fIHADOW, To the Editor of ith "Advertiser." Slrt,-The ratlher remarkable letter under the heading of "Oliver Orowwoll " in your last isnuo is one of the moat con. ning attaoks on any person that I have yet come acroee, The writer has ovi. dently a grudgo against the reverend gentleman referred to, and in an attempt to get a back-hander at hhu your corrot. pondent dug up Cromwell and pushed hill bforo him that ho might snoak up and deal a blow at hli victim. Oromwell was only tihe shadow the writer used an a poor exnueo for getting into print. Betwoon the linos one coulld aoo the venom, and Mr Mason can never know what is lurking in the next shadow, I am not a member of any church, noithor ate I a regular ehurohgoor, hbtt I atn an Australian native, a lritishoer and a lover of the fair play for which we are So widely known,. The preas is no place to thrash? out poeronal griovianeoa, and I am sure Oromwoll has no inllination to be disturbed after so long a rent to be useed ...
THE BACK BEACH. NEW YEAR'S DAY CROWD. A BELERY PULLED DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TIEA BACG JEACII, NEW YEAR'S DAY OCROWD. A DBEAI1RY PULLED DOWN, Onowlmz bogan to arrive at the Back Iloclh early on Now Year's day r.rd the attendance grow steadily till between three and tour in the afternoon when it must have numbehored everal thousaand and apace was at a preminnl, The regatta at the 8fJ, Kilda aide attraoted moat of the watormn; bin the clear day, the light broezo, the mild tempera tnre, made the day an ideal one for a aeanide trip, Thie teamnor Williamatown and Planet ran half hourly trips to capacity buainesa all day and not an accident of any kind wan reported. Now Year'a Eve wan marked by the uinal erowda in the atreote The only damage reportoe to Forgeant Curtin was that thie bolry of St. Mary's Church had been pulled down, It it atsnmlod that s:mao ouberant poraon or peroona intent on ringing the Old Year out and the Now Year in overturned the atrua. tui'e, which had beon standing for many yoane8.
ERNEST VERNON ARRESTED. CHARGE OF STEALING WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Ei~lNR8 VENI?NO AIIESTED. CHARGQl O' AlX'tII,IN(I WNlIAT. TIIr ditappearanc of iine haga of wheat watt reported to th, polion three or four weeke ago biy n eara I)ryfntt and Com. pany, A wa tnhonan on hbard a ve?6el hIrthed at the Railway pier atated he saw wheat removed Irom the pier to a landing attage for entmall boat, After wardo a quantity of wheat wan found up the river near Spote?wood, In conneotiotn with the oane, Sorgoant Curtin directed that a warrant be. ob tained for the arre?t of E)rnoet Vernon. The warrant, wa s xeocutod at Reedy C'ralrk, lBridlford, on Now Year'n Eve, Aoting under initrintoionr from the Wil. ilau?sit.own potico, Vernlon wait arre~ted by Conatable Davoy, of [lroadford, Vernon will appear before the Wil liaanatown Court otn lt'iday nOXt,
TO KEEP THE PEACE. A BROTHER BOUND OVER. ONE OF THE FLETT FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TO (EEP THE PEACE, A BitOTIHIER BOUND OVEiR. ONE OF THE ILAETTT FAMILY, Joi-s Giles Flett, a neaman, appeared before Massra Orr and Pearson on Tuesday charged with making use of threatening words towards Ruby Elizabeth Flott on December 20th and with violently and malicously declaring " My brother socked a knife into your brother Jock and I will never be con tent until he puts a knife into you and I will lend him a helping hand." Sergeant Curtin said the second charge was based on the statement that Mrs Flett was afraid her brother in.law would do her grievous bodily harm and sho desired to have him bound over to keep the peace, Ruby Elizabeth Flett said-The defendiit is my brother-in-law. At about half past nine o'clock last even ing I was at my mother's home, Dover streoot, when the defendant, who re sides at Yarravillo with his married sistor, came to the house and asked to slpoak to me. He said " I came to warn you about your b-old father, Ile then used the words mentioned that ...
VEHICULAR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
VUiIIICULAR ACCGlENT. A YEJICUIJAi accident occutrred at the corner of Cole and Cecil streets, at i6p m. on ulnday last. The party, which consisoed of Mr Adams, the driver, Miss Watt, a resident of Wil liamstown, and Mr McDonald, with his wife and son, was returning from the beach to the home of the lant named at Newport, and when turning from Cole.atreeot into Cecil-street the wheel skidded, Adams was thrown out of the cart andf ell heavily on to the road. The horse pranced about, and just as Miss Watt jumped for safety, the animal bolted. Miss Watt was struck by the splash board as sho jumped, and the position of the three M'Donalds seomed precarious as the afrighted horse bolted along Cecil street, with the reins trailing along at his hind feet, Mr M'Donald, how ever, proved equal to the occasion. At great risk to himself he clambered along the shafts, and securing the reins, just managed to atop the horse when it appeared certain to crash into a tree guard. Meanwhile Miss Watt a...
LONDON'S WAR ON RATS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
LONDON'S WAR ON RATS, London is proteoted from plague by a systematic war on rats. The annual report of I)r Hbebert Williams, medi. cal officer of health for the Port of London, states that no fewer than 745,643 rats were destroyed in the Port of London from February, 19ot, to January, 1912. In all epidemics of plague the history is usually the same -outbreaks of plague occur amongst rodents for several years, and then suddenly there may be an extension of the disease to human beings, "Plague world, with which the Port of London is in constant communication that vessels arriving thence must be con. sidered as potential means of convey ing infection.," Among the measures adopted are tile following:; Daily search for dead rats ; as many rats as possible in the docks destroyed hy burning; ingress of rats to buildings prevented by iron sheeting; rats con stantly examined by bacteriological experts, During 1912 no fewer than 1310 rats were examined, but only r13 were found affected with ...
CORRESPONDENCE We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. THE TOWN HALL QUESTION, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
COGRRElSPONDENCE Wo do not noocetarily idenbify ourselves with the opinions oxproneod by Our ooorrapoldenti. TIlE TOWN HALL QUESTION, To the Editor of the "Advertiser," F?it,-My old friend Air Thomson was moat illogical on the Town all queoation, ILo literally draga the question in the gutter by dragging in the haoknoyed aubject of ahannol awooping as it wo could not have a Town Hall and oloan channela ton, It ia a atilk-tintho-mud argument. Mr Thomson, I am poranaded, takes no interest whatever in channeol eleausing. If he did, lie would aklnolw ledge that our ohannoln were never in botter condltion, never maore ofloiently attended to, noever attended to moro cheaply and never a worse refuge for the arohaio arguamonta of the atagnationiat, I would furthoer point out that his argu. mont is not an argument against a Town Hall in Wllllaratown so much an it Ia an argumont against a Town IIall anywhero ; for I challenge him to name oneO munioi pality in the metropolitan area with leaa d...
OPENING A SAFE WITH A TRUMPET. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
OPENING A SAFI? WITII A TRUMPET. To make safes burglar-proof by abolishing all 'locks, keys nmd key holes, Mr Thorne Baker, of Londcn, utilises the well-knuooi sensitivcness of a tightly stretched wire to respond to its own tiusicel note, The wire i. in the safe, To opefl it, (Jnl Ilust blow a trumpet or sound a tuning fork in the precisely correct key, The wire is connected with an electric battery. When the note is sounded the wire vibrates and turns on the current which operates the locking mechanism. As a greater safeguard, Mr Baker puts three wires, tuned to threes different keys and each operating a lock. So it is necessary to sound three different notes on the b)tgle, trumpet, organ, or tuning fork in order to open the safe. The one evident objection to this lock ing apparatus is that one or more of the wires might get out of tune, in which case the safe could not be opened until the right key was found,
WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
WViEDDINGS, A very pretty wedding wait oelobrated at Holy Trinity Church last Ciaturday, 20th inat, The ceremony was performed by the Rev, A, Law neaiatod by the Roev. F. Lynoh, the contracting partica be. ing Mr C. It, Lillington, eldeat son of Mri 0, Lillington, of Ftation road, and Mial Irene M, Willi, oldest daughter of Mr U. J. Willir of " Rydal " IForguson atreoet Thie bridesmaids were Miso Lynda Willi, nister of the bride, Mieti Mabol Downey, of ILasendon, and Miia Alma Michael, of St. Kilda. iMr L. Robertson ofiloiatod as boat man and Mr Rog, Lillington, and Mr Blair Willis, brothera of the bride and brido and bridecitroom roapootivelg, as groomsmen. The bride, who wan given away by her father, looked very dainty in a soft dress of chtarmo?oe satin, (Ivory) and wearing a handsome veil of old Limerick laoo, and carried a aheat of white Xmau lilliea, The brideomaids wore white emnbroidered voile over white silk and hate of black tule with pink roaeobude and carried pink tnicke...
FACTS ABOUT THE GREAT LAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
FACTS ABOUT THIE GREAT LAKES. Lake Superior is the largest and Lake Ontario the smallest of the Great Lakes, but the relative facts are scar. cely known to the average person. While Lake Michigan ranks second in size, being 45 miles shorter than Lake Superior, it is twice as deep at its greatest depth, the figures being gooft for Lake Superior and iSooft for Lake Michigan, so that in cubical contents the latter far outreaches Superior. Lake Huron's greatest depth also is rooft more than that of Lake Superior, so that the greatest is not superior to everythingafter all. Lake Erie and Lake Ontario are comparatively shallow with maximum depth of ao,tft and 412 ft. and yet we should not like to fall overboard on either.
RIGHT TO HISS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
RIULL'T TO HI-SS. That a spectator at a music-hall has a right to hiss a "tiru" he considers objectionable has been asserted by a jury at Swansea Assizes, Alfred E. Pratt, employed by a London publish ing firm, claimed that he was justified in showing disapproval of what his counsel described as the vulgar and silly doggerel of one of the songs, The jury found for the plaintiff, and award ed him £50 damages against the manager and proprietors of the theatre jointly, as a result of his forci le ejcct. ment from the hall, A witness stated that when plaintiff got outside he looked as if he had come out of a boxing match.
SEARCHLIGHTS IN SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
EIAlRUOI- IGIIt''S iN SHIE?LL.3, An illuminating projectile recently perfected by the Krupp company in Germany is designed to replace seaich lights in military operations, as cearch lights offer good targets for the enemy and are often destroyed. This pro jectile contains a numbler of tubular bodies composed of illuminatinatig sub stances. These are set on the by the explosion of the projectile, aId through the unfolding of a small parachute that forms part of each -illuminating body, float in the air for a short time above the area to be illuminated,
COAL SENT BY PIPE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
COAL, SENT B Y PIPE I,iNL A new method of transporting coal by water pressure through a pipe has been invented by the engineer to the Hammersmith Electricity Works By this scheme, which has been favour ably reported on, from 30 to 60 tons of coal an hour can, it is claimed, be hurled through an Bin pipe leading ,from the Thames and under a road to the yards of the electricity works, a distance of 600 yards.. If the scheme is adopted a large mixing tank will be erected by the coal wharf. A mechani. cal "grab" will lift the coal from the barge, and after passing into an auto· matic weighing machine the coal will be dropped into the miring tank, which will contain i per cent of coal and 85 per cent of water. A power ful electrically-driven pump will hurl the mixturo of coal and water at high velocity through the transmission tube to a reception tank at the works. The coal will sink to the bottom and another iump will drive the water through a return pipe to the mixing tank, while anoth...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Bereavement. HUGHES—Mr and Mrs P. W. Hughes and family and Miss Emmerson desire to thank their many friends for letters, cards, telegrams and floral tributes during their recent sad bereavement, Alma Terrace, Newport. In Memoriam. GILLETT.—In loving memory of Edith Marguerite (Edie), who passed peace- fully away on 1st January, 1913. &nbsp; Aged 18 years. At Rest. —Inserted by her father, mother &nbsp; and sister Evelyn. Saturday, January 3, 1914.
PARKER—REYNOLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
PARKIElt--IltEYNOLD., t., Mark's Church of lnhiland, Spota. wood. was the te?no of a quiot but pretty wedding on Wedne-uddy aftrnoon, 7th January, when Mr Henry W. Parkeor, son of Mr and Mre W. Parker, of Douglass parade, Wiilliamantown, and Miss Lilian Roynolds, of Robert strrnt, Spotswood, wore united in the bonds of holy matri mony. Rev. W, '. Itoa?h, a?uiuted by Rev A. Banks, of Bunyip, were the ofticiating olorgymlon, The bride, who was givenl away by her fathor, was daintily attircd in a ooetulo of oveam whipoord with corded lilk trinmmingt, hat of tagol atraw triumned with tulle and oatrioh feathere. The bridesmaids, Mit?es Minnie FIluo ']nlo rramours, " i tMeaurs A, Batoman and A. Rtoynolds prforformed the duties of groomsmnen. At the conelueion of the coremony the happy couple left the churoh to the straiun of the "Wed ding March," played by Minu Lucy Roynoldo, After the wedding toea Mr and Mrh Parker left by motor car for Cantlemaino, whore they intend reuidlng. The bride ...
WEDDINGS. HEWET—McSHANE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
W\ViDDINGS, IIIWEI'--11\o?SIIHANL. A QUIIir wvidilnr waA celobratod on Dootetnhnr 2[3d. at the P oubytorian MIano by the Roiv. IR. lllerr~v, the con tracting oarrtion being Mir Harry Ilowet, third o'dorat ,on (of MI and Mire A. Ilowor, if Nolan place, aid Mins \1 ,d'Io M1o-ha?io,. iiooo?nld .Ildnt iaullhltlr of e r anid M1 r:Moh ie ane,f t e cricketground. Tho brido, who wea given awn. v 11v hr fathor, hi ked nicn iin a urimrplo dross of whit, silk popllins, ith appliqui, iut r , tiin trimmingnig, rolino, d with I a ,p' y of oranugo blosiom anrid w ter oa tugel trhatl hlst with lnnoer pPllm, and oarritd a shower bllqllt of ro'"a I?ld o rnatinns. maiddn-hair and asparat:urn Iloln. Qho was atteOndud by ono hridnammaid, Minn G~lrrio MeSh uno, who also woro uilk poplin and whito ta?el straw hat with trimmings (i tulle and rihbons, arid ourried a boluqlot of pale pIinkl oarra tionnt and pink intr ,amor'i. Me Gtoirge Musioka attended as leat, ntman, After the coromnony, a weddintg btoeakf...
MR. MAGOR'S PANAMA HAT. CHARGE OF STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
AIR,. MAGOR'S PANAMA FIAT. OHAIGtE OIF STEALING, JOHN Adams, a sturdy built individual with a Scotish accent, was yesterday charged with stealing a fanama has, valued at 35/-, the pioperty of George Wentworth \Iagor. licensee of the Ba) view linotl, Mr. Mlagor was in the bar at about noon on Tuesday, December 30th, hlien accused came in for a drink The panama. hat was lying on the win dov sill and Adamson took it up in his hand. While the licensee was putting some bottles in tle ice chest, Adunson took his drink and left. Immediately afterwards the hat was mlissetd. Adantsonl was seen itl the street talking to a main, but no trace of the hat had since beet discovered. John Burke, employed at the hotel, swore he saw accused with the hat in his hand. 'l'Thomas Arthur IIarsley, 77 T'wyford street, said accused came up to hitll 'in the corner of Cole street, and told him a new pIanamta liat, for which lie I id givein £'t, had blown away. To Mr I1ick, JP.-The wind was blowing fromn tile ...