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TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 February 1914
TOWN TOPICS ----- ac ----- Mr. S. 1. Stubbs, R,N.R,, chicef flliceir of the s.s. Ceramic, has de signedl a hlarbor sclheme which is worthily of some consideration. -His idela is to convert Hobson's Bay into a big dock. It is already shel" tered by Williamstown on the west side, by Port Melbourne on the north side, and by South Melbourne and St. Kilda on the east, His proposal is to enclose the south end by a ';wnall -oo feet wide, running in-a south-wcsterly direc tion from the town. pier, Port Mel bourne, towards the breakwater pier on this side, with an opcning of iooo feet in-width for vessels enter ing and leaving the dock, The wall would be about two miles long, and would be wide enough for trains and vehicles to travel over, Piers could run from the inside of it, and also from the river tranining wall, which runs. out into the bay beyond the Stevedore street pier, Mir. Stubbs' scheme is not exactly new. 'lThe late Mr. William White, at one time a Harbor Trust commissioner for ...
IMPROVEMENT CHARGE. NEWPORT RATEPAYERS OPJECT. RESOLVE TO RESIST PAYMENT. COMBINED DEFENSIVE ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 February 1914
IMPROVEMENT CHARCGE. NlvNEWPOR RA'lT1EPAYERS OL 1EC'1'. RESOLVE TO RESIS'T' PAY MENT. CO()iIINEi) lEFIENSIVIL AC TION. A hIargcl'-atetuded public muclt ing 1as held ItI LcXwi,' Hall, New parl, on MlondayV evening, tol contsi (('r the special inlllrlp'I nil t cLhr1ng( imposed for the nlskling of l';rm, rElphin, Rivcr Iantl Ilioon-streets. Mr. i.Xdiate this XIIId lo II chair and explained the po ition1 of IaI 'll' I. T 1 properly-owners al kctl haIitl placed their X'icXXs c1frc1e XI)the counc 111 at Iii (li t: ; 1pp2i nt)d1 for considering the ;Illmmenlt (11 the (I1 till. T 2Ih ut un iil h (a ;l1(2 11 1 - plied, inlin il 0 1 ing ihat it would i t - lml 11111 c r1111 t clugeale 12 2hosc who r ide Id in par tly ni e ectionrj cltI of these streets, and increase the 11(1 1 pa a le In ho.((((('100 hott res11id e l in the u11( t ll 1 portions. ('I 'll i u ih r.) j lll dd1111i nu 1 t think that ar ranqgemnctl w1oub prove aatisfac It 1II ((IXii I'lliS IO (12 tl tcl'(2~l llC I 112(111 1' `1~ r...
GRAMMAR SCHOOL TRUSTEES. REPLY TO COUNCIL'S NOTICE MUNICIPAL CO-OPERATION SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 February 1914
GRAMMAR SCHOOL TRUSTEBS, REP'L' TO COUNCIL'S NOTICE MUNICIPAL CO-OPERATION SOUGHT, MIr, I-I. Hick, one of the Gram mar School trustecs, was interview ed by the town clerk on Tuesday last, with rcgard to a report as to the condition of the school, which htad been sent in to the council by the health officer, Dr, Maclean, Mr. Rick disagreed with the report in various respects, and did not consi der it fairly dealt with the subject. IHe said no school was being carried on at the time it was served, and the most important requirement of the school, namely, the sewerage, was at the time in the hands of the contractor. I-He went into sonime de tail with regard to other parts of the report, The secretary of the trustees, Cr. Woods, when interviewed by a re presentative or the "Advertiser," said lie was totally opposed to the suggestion IItht the land should be subdiided 1fo building purposes. I-Ie could not imagine' that the "Ad veltiscr" would support such a course, seeing that it was opp...
THE RIVER COLLISION. STEAM FERRY LAID UP THREE WEEKS. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £500. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 14 February 1914
THE RIVER CQOLLISION. STEl\I FERRVZ LAID UP THIIILE WEEKS. I.\LIAIIE ESTIMATED AT £500. The ,temcn ltrii, La a result of tIi c lI.Iiatc ditc lrCibcit in our last issui , is laid iIup at .\nII-street pier, nnd will have ini go into dlock, -as -Il. 1s been iM kiinig slightly. iThe oun il dill noti take the precautionf I~ in-sure eir, and the result will be that it l Is, ea limoted at £500, min at til. the fcuerry has been lironill built, or shec would have hiiin a tntall lo. The steam tug, \lacrity, in addition to the damage ishe susta ined from the anchor of lthe Elss, which was smelling the ground at both banks of the river, gave the ferry some hard knocks, and drove her right under the land ing stage,, the piles being stove in, Deck houses on the ferry were knocked down, thei gear for steering l he vessel's chains was carried off, andl one of the Iflaps, which is made of 8 by 8 in, and 8 by 6 in, oregon, willt Iheavy deck planking, was sm ashed. .\ (Glaisgow ferry engineer has dlst...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
To-DAY'o MAToiITE,. Williiamstown Dirot Eloeon v, I;Iatorn wiok at I~latornwiok. Toam-Mo-haio, Mlles j2), Carpontor, Outon, Mitoholl, Watson, Furd, uott, laodotonna V., and Androwo. Slecond (Elovonu at Williiartown, Toam-ICorr, Bird, Pilliug, Gladatonoa *, Milln. VWalton. 3t~ilo. rItg.iou. Aeuoln uwvrtu and Almae,. Thiotlo v, Oulliagwood Oabdouiana a Oliftouu 1ll. Firat acmnI-dnual.
RESULTS OF LAST SATURDAY'S JUNIOR MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
?i?sULi`r OF LATi AATURIDAY'a JUNIOR AfATOII?H. Dovors 50 and 690 (Johnson 23 not out and 29, Dawos 16, Atkinuou 17 ; Brown 6 for 24 and 0 for 10, F,. Matthows 1 for 84 and 2 for 10) v. Sugar Workl 103 and 2 for 26, Sugar Works won by 8 wiokotu, Thistleo 72 (Dann 13, Gobbio 13 no out ; Russoll d for 21) v, Fitzroy Caledoniana 92 and 08, who won by 20 runs on the rast innings,.
SECOND ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
BIJ OND EU[4IVIEN, Thle ooond olovop, on the local ground, kuookod up 188, and havo ivo of theoir oppououtn' wiokdto fo'r 00, thuo boing in a fair way to viotory. Kllgotur 41, Millor 25, Keorr 24, Bird 23, Pilling 23, and Walton 15 were the chioef ruungottora and tho offotiveo bowlora wore Millor 2 for 20, Arnold 2 for 23, and Davli I for 18,.
CRICKET. WILLIAMSTOWN v. ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
CRICKET. WIlAAIAM8TOWN v, ICL9TIRNWIOK, This iuntoh was oomnonaed at ICl~torn wiok, whore the home toanl batted all day, loning aovon wiohota for 258, The winknotn woreo aoured by A. Milla 2 for -I, V. Gladatotlino 1 for Ill, Ontonl I for 18, and Andrown I for 18, Comd oatvhea wore taken by Androwu, Carpentor and Ilott.
HOLY TRINITY TENNIS CLUB. OPENING NEW COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
HOLY TRINITY TWNNIS CLUB ----- 4 --- -- OPENING NE\V COURT, A new court for the uso of ltuclbers of the above club wa:; opened last Saturday by Councillor Iiston, Mayor of Williamstown, in the presence of a large gathering of players and thecir friends, The Mayor was introduced by the vicar of the parish; he congratulated the club on its progress, and, in a fine speech, referrcd to thic splendid property owned by the Church of England, including tihe chutrch house and clock recently pirchasedl Ittt made lItluoroust reference to recent criticisms of the local Council, When lthe coulrt was formally declared open, Mr C, \V, I. Coleman, church warden, cloquently moved a vote of thatnks to the chief miagistrate for hiis at. tcndancc; seconded by MAr Iown, junior, Thcnu the Mayorcss cut t(e ribbons stretched across the court, and sent the hbill tlying over the nct Tlhc s.hot wasi received On the othel side lby the vicar, Thetn followed an exhibition set of tennis, thli vicar and M1r 'Turt...
COUNCILLOR McNEILAGE. A TRIP TO AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
COUN.lll OR MIi lEILA? W, ST1i U 'G'( A11ElýCA. CoUNCILInOK McNeilage ott 'i'!lt:,dlay c?te ing applied for six mondhs leave of I ,'o as President of the hIospital. lie ti?laimdt Ihal he ntended sail ing for Vancouver next ~suh uend did not know whether his bu.i nce:, would be i.tympleied in Almcrica or would nece?,itate a visit tq (,reat l ri,tin' If he had to go no farthel than A yriCa, he would be back it three or four monltl:., L.eave was granted, on the l?otion of Rev, J, T, ' aglin, ecconded by Mr WatsgQn
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
WILLIAMSTOOWN TIIHATIUE The rogrammoes at the Theatro during the week have boon quito up to the high standard maintained by the popular now management and although the weather has been uncomfortably warm, good audionoo havo beoon maintained, Our theatro is always two or throoe degreeoo cooler than the outside atmosphere on a hot night, owing no doubt to the wonder ful fibrous plaster coiling and excellent cooling arrangoments. The star pieturo, Thoe foorot of Adrian oplo portraying opisodes in the reeont allkan War was well received. Miss Hendorson's trainod animals creating quite a seonsation with their really wondorful performanceo., Miss Daisy Young's rendering of the Gondolior was pretty and affective. The programme for to.night inoludes a series of now noveltios, principally are the now variety artists, Jonnings and Gerald, who make their first appearance in VWil liamstown to-night and will introduoo their own olover and original act, which has boon ploasing metropolitan audi o...
IMPROVEMENT CHARGE. LOAN MONEY NOW AVAILABLE. OWNERS REPORTED TO BE SATISFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
IMPIRtOVEMENTfCHARGE. LOAN MONEY NOW AVAILABhLE OWNERS RUPORt'i'JD TO lIB SATIEU3l ED. T'lr To Clork utatod, at the Cooun cil meeting on Tuoesday evening, that he had received lottors from Meosrs It. J. Joyc', II. A. Phillips, 1, L. Amis, HI. R Ilalahno, W. II, flanuan hi, E Lovor, J. (I. Walla and R. A. Scott relative to tio special improve mont chargo. The letters wore not road. Mr Jamis it ydiatlo ldesiited to know the C]ouncil's decision in regard to tho construction of Eilphin etreot, The Town Clerk taid ho had furnished it, Mr Clom t ogers appllied for details of tho coat of asphalting in that stroot. It aplpared au if the prico had boon lixod b(eforo hand at half-a-cown, ''Tho worlk couldtl bo done by contract for losts monoy, notwitllstanhing the special facilities the Council possoessed for doing work of this claus, Mr Mc(lnamblo wroto that ho would pay onl demand, Or Duncau--l [otw many have re fused to pay i' The Town Clerk--None, ::o far, (r Troganowan--Thoro must be a f...
WIFE'S CABHIRE ACCOUNT. HUSBAND RRFUSES TO PAY. CLAIM FOR £3/10/- DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
WIFW'S OAlhfliI : ACCUUNT. IIUIIJAND RRIIUJ'SE TO PAY, OLAhiM F10i 11 3/10/- DISMISSED, Arthur Mortor ]Begg, managl r for alc?ara Wihlart's manuro works, Yarravillo, appeared before the Itlayor and Messrs Ward and lick on Tl'ues day to defend a claim of :23/10/. for cabhiro, nmao by ocorgo Perry, I)al I arliostrpot t , Mr Ball appeared for the plaintiff and Mr iF. Woo? for ltheo defendant, The defendant il a lmajor and ro sides on the Strand, near the North road. Plaintiffl read out about ::.i outrioe for cabbiro by Mres logg and the childron, dnuriig the months of March, April, May and IJuno. Prior to thlii, in Juno 1012 he had rendored an ac count for CI7/>!2, which had boon paid by defendant. In anwher to Mr WVoods the wit neiio stated the farc:i chargod wore in accordanco with the liaclinoy Carliago regulations. Thile delofnco wasv that on Februrary 7th, 101;, dofendant received an ac count for 1t/- and forwarded the the money togotlher with a note say ing "I bog to inform yo...
CORRESPONDENCE. we do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondonts. THE MUNICIPAL RAND. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
CORRESPONDENCE Wo du not necessarily Idlify oursclvc withl the Opinlons expressed by our oorrcspondea ts. THIU MUNICIPAL BAND, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." IRI,---It is just twolvo months sinoo the band movomoent took up a forward attitudo in this town, and, no doubt, most of your roaders who have gonorously subsoribcd and holped the movenimnt would bo interested in a brief statomont of the band's progress. The necessary pionooring work was spread ovor sovoral imouths and not until tho amalga mation of the two local bands in August was it poassiblo to do any practical work in tho mattor of ontertaining tho publio. Thia moana that the band itaolf has only boon 'omlubatativn?uy furlud u~IUul nix months and to-day it compares favorably with many othera in the suburbs, One groat drawback is the lack of funds-not that the public have not acted very gonorously, but the exponso of purohas iug music, instrumout , and bandmaltor's foos has bcon a big strainon o the finanoial resoureoa ...
FRESH SUMMONS TO ISSUE. DEFENDANT USES NAME ALLEGED TO BE ASSUMED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
RUL SIl StUMMONS TO iSSUEI, I)EIJND)AN'T UkSE NA.MEI ALLEUJED TO 1315 AOOUMIeD, Co tli,ixtis having hocn made about bad conduct in Neolon placo, Con. tlable Wlhitmoro, on 9unday night, January 25th, saw a man hllowing very little reopct for himsoelf, or others, or for the stroot. 11 took the miani nnam and on Tuesday told the court he had taken out a iununoun for William James and had attempted to aorvo it at 100 Douglan parado, Two dillicultioo, however, had to be faced thero was no such person ast William Jameo living in the vicinity, and no snch number al 100, Hlowovor, ho served the sulionhoic on William O wens ald desired to have him dealt with Williams Jamles. The Ionchi, d?opite the fact that ino10 peoplo, capacially those known to tho polico, comsidr that in the multitudto of llte thoro i sRafoly, refused to proceed with the caeo until a fresh siiiiunouiis Ol beoi omdo out and urved ,n William, Owoen,
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. EowAnu James lRowbothaul, em ployod an a striker at the Workshops, proceded agaiuat John 8imnpson on Tueiday before the Mayor and M¢osra Ward and HIick. The evidence for the prosecution was that Rowbothanm had been told comothing detrimental to his character by a man named Alexander Mac donald who said he had boon told it by the defendant Part of the sate mont waa that plaintiffl' wife had left hint after ho had returned froth a Ballarat trip, It was not true that ahe had done ao or had any roauou to do uo, A tino of 20/- with 27/6 coats wa, impoeod.
VOTING BY POST. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
VOITN(i BiY POST. CounHcillor '1'i~ooglrnu wan po intlll d out, at thou Councilci iilcootillh onl 'ru~ouday ovuting, thal fcii litini for voting by but ,-ioro allow(+d tL o fall1 inlto diuueto. It wvotuldl bo ItocaL3Liy now tQ 111130to applictiion to LuLL (zovo 131) ill Council fr or(3 03n ordr uuii citi tioi 118 of tIle itocail (iii' LJL3iirllt Act, Ho liovod thLit apptltictL bio ialdce 11h(1 Itrtitll ltil ; ag1reed to, Oiitt ~rtltday ovounijg 1 it it uiuoho, (loolcorl Iad ouL pro0trtiu at the Iilo (Jith luotul wil d Cdonom Lo Air M. IH. AtloKuuzbo cu tIlt occasuon of Isii eontring into thuo hudl of toatruouny. Ar Al. Itrown, of Nouvport11 wan ini thu chair. J.1. (. g'vot'uIt., NowpJiti't, IiPOuutluOl thu toant of ''Out' utlucit." aaIut couvoyod tl o koot wpuLeno uf thowo tprCfOttt. Air fitchotiot. tu Al;;lilI rwunpontdedl. Mir, 1iii wit IIin jtLo tuonltu a i(tuutiucntt H}itlay cluck, Tlilt I llowing i otwt worn Ioitv derout attal op ,tuiuiatut by tho company, ;tongs by it thiwuL A...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -Several letters addresscd to " Now port " are at this office, -Mr R. Stouo, of Mossrs Stono Brothors, has boon appointed Justico of the Peace, -Mr Fred Woods appeared in the local court as a soliiotor for the past, time on Tuesday. Ho won hi oase, -The Municipal Band will perform at Newport to-morrow aftenoonuin the now Reoreation grounds. -Mr John Roborts, conductor of thile Welsh choir, lha boon appointed President of the Cambrian Society of Viotoria. -The Bristol Hotel will be offered for sale next month by Mossrs Gomnmll Tnokett and Co. in conjunction with Meossrs Trover Jones and Co. -The Rov O, Browor commluoneoo a series of special addressoo next Sunday The subjoot for next Sunday evening is entitled .' A Losing Game." -Mr Jatmos Paterson, butchor Thomrp son street, notifies that the business will olose at the end of the mouth, owing to expiration of lease, -Motor Boat Trip, launch " Pansy," Asoot View Tea GardonU, Maribyrnong river, Sunday afternoon, from...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Don't Miss You Opportunities. 3EL .In all Departments. Right throughout our Stoles we are throwing out Genuine Bargais, Pay us a visit--you will not loua by it. C, . T KEIC & 9 lilYa F RGusOn ST. DRAPERS, MERCER3, &C. 233 ELSON PLACE, WILLIA1I8STOWN, OUR CASH PRICES Engineers' Shirts, navy and black, morcorisod with o. & p~, 2/6 White Tennis Shirts, with o. & p, 1/11, 2/11 and 3/11 Men's Bracos, 6d., 1/., 1/6, 1/9, 1/11, 3/6 Men's Soex, 4d.. 5d , 6d, Dd/, 1/6 and 1/Il Men's Underwear, Singlots and Pants, 1/., 1/3, 1/6,1/11, 2/11, 4/6, 6/6 Fashion Shirts, 2,11, 3/11, 4/11, 5/11, Silk Shirts, 5/6 Overalls, 2/6, 3/6, 3/11, Working Shirts, 1/11, 2/6, 3/6 Ladies' Black Hoso, plain, ribbed, lace and ombroidery, 6d to 1/11; Cashmero, 1/- to 2/3, Linen Collars, 6d, Loug Lisle Gloves, in black, white and boaver, 6d to 2/6 Children's Hose, Black Box, 3d ; Throo-quartor Ioso, 6d, 7?d, 1/. Black, Tan and Cream Cashmero Throoe-quarter Hose, 1/ White and Oream Lace...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 21 February 1914
YACHT CLUB HOTEL S Nelson Pilce, illimat on, The Loading House AND One of the Best Appointed out of Molbourne. .Within a tow minutes of I'or, Btaiiioru, B,~o3lh audiSouth stat1oaiu, and Baths 1 .l f- I h-1 mr eLU City by lau or Ibsii. The Rondoeaouw of all Yachttiimio of the Bay i TR ACC00MMODATION OR TBHEIIE 18 A . VISITORS IS VERY SUPERIOR. UPACIOUS CLUB ROOM, 1OT and OOLD BATb~I BILLIARDJS. LUNCHEON- from 1 till 2. All Meals One Shilling. Telephone 76 (Williamstown Ea.). FI ANK FINEGAN, Proprietor. SA MU EL SPRY'E SHOE STORL.:S R.' J. W 9 AT, Proprv ietor. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Olub Hotel.) zooof of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Melbourne, We stake our reputation with every pair. Think what a saving this means to you, Don't go Elsewhert Come and Inspect Our Windows. Small profits and quick returns mean a saving to Purchaeoru. Havi purchased at a Big Discount for Cash the Well-assorted, New Stock of FERGUSON ST,, NTHI, WILLIAMSTOWN, Consisting of MEN'S ...