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TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, MARCH 17th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 April 1914
TOWN COUNCILL TUESDAY, MARCHt 17th. PaesurmNT: Ors Listen (Mayor), Neal, Heriot, Treganowan, Duncan, Byrneo, -ravell, Woods and Josepheon, LrTTRas RECBlIV1D, Mr D. Reoilly requested reduction of rates on house in Twyford street and remission of interest, Referred to the Finance Committee, Mr James Hall wroto with regard to tile agreement to be prepared between the Oouncil and the British Imperial Oil Company. Referred to the Burveyor. The Metropolitan Board of Works agreed to lay water main in Mirls street, and drow attention to bench marks in Mason street, The second matter was referred to the Burveyor. The Newport Progress Association requested that River street be tarred and that footpaths in River and New castle streets be repaired, Cr Byrne said broken pieces of glass were to be found in the ashes in River street, Cr Treganowan-Whoro would you get ashes from, Cr Byrne had beeoon informed the pitchers had boone upset by wandering cows. Cr Neal-Wandering cowS? Cr Byrne--The drays...
THE CONFIDENCE TRICK. AN INGENIOUS SWINDLE. PLAYED WITH A MATCHBOX. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 April 1914
THE CONFIDENCE TNIC(K AN INGENIOUS SWINDLIE, PLAYED WITH A MATOIHBOX, Jon Martin, a Queensland fruit cultivator, was on board the steamer Berrima, which left the Breakwater pier for London on Saturday evening. He expected to take coin to the amount of £'22 with him ; but it will remain in the State of Victoria, or did on Saturday. Martin picked up an acquaintance with a congenial companion on board and was gratified at the coincidence that they occupied adjoining berths, It was a happy circumstance that they were to be fellow passengers to London and when the fruit grower fromn Queensland found that his aff'able ac quaintance was a bauana grower from Fiji, a coniunuity of interest was at once established between them, They went ashore and sat down on one of the seats in thie Conmmnonwealth reserve to discuss codlin moths and fruit pests. As they were absorbed in conversa tion, a well dressed man passed hurriedly by and dropped sometlhing from his pocket. The banana grower picked it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 April 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -The Oounuoil, at its rising on Tucs. day, adjourned for a month, -Don't forgot our storos will be closca Easter Saturday all day. O, T, Koig & Co.--[AvT,, -Coestable Daniel J,P, O'Connor hbs taken up duty hero in succession to Constable Whitmoro, S-Stainor's "Crucifixion" will be ren dercd at HLoly Tricity Church next Tuesday oveniug -Owens, Son and CO's establishmont will be oloetd from Thursday to Tuesday for Eastor holidays. [ADTr], -Constable J, C. Whitmoro left on Wednesday morning by the fIrat train for Wangaratta, whoro he wit be sta tioned, -M-r W, II, Eddy has hbaen appointed acting rate collector during the aboence on leave of MrA. T. Richardson through ill-health, S-The great picture mastorpicee "Quo Vadle," will be shown at the Theatre on Good Friday night and at a speoial matineo for this day only. -The Town Clerk and Counoillor Gravell left for Queensland by stoamer on Wednesday, with the nlutor-state team of bowlers. They will be absont abo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 April 1914
Death. LAMONT.—On the 1st April, at her &nbsp; late residence, 9 McPhail street, Essen- don, Margaret, relict of the late Robert L. Lamont, and beloved mother of R. S., J. M., Edith, and J. L. Lamont, Mrs Bradley (Moonee Ponds), Mrs Maude- ville (Adelaide) and Mrs Hutchinson (W.A.). Born at Williamstown, Vic- &nbsp; toria, 2nd August, 1840. &nbsp; R.I.P. Bereavement. MITCHELL.—Mr and Mrs J. S. Mit- chell of Twyford street, desire to re- turn thanks to their many friends, for messages of sympathy during &nbsp; their recent sad bereavement, es- pecially to Mrs W. Auld, and Mrs Jackson for their kind help. SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1914. &nbsp;
New, Odd & Interesting. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
1New, Oddl l iiterestinii , Ten boveleigCi na a pounid wais paid lor tea in 1(57. Vesuvius and Etna are both nlever active at the taine iiu>. lor hundiedit of ycar. ithe N'::e tlo6ds have not vatie'd ten days in their arrival, The oldest li;, sitn.it waeiten onl cotton-paper in niilond it in the liritishli Musetuni, sa 1 biels date o,|i). Aictic travellcL?i havr niut d the uit loUj actioin of slli\w it ll i\ Itcniltlllll l.. It dries gainionis and ablsotlb, nicis ture. An Amnerican rhel.isjt lihasa divlopid a liquid gas of which Ia little :.eeol hot tie \\ill catry enioulgh to litlll a ihonse tor a itoiitlh. Bricks are thle imost duiraile of ibuild inti material. The tititidi M iuseitn contains sun-dhitd bliis- iaken lout Nincvcli antid r ab]yllon. I No Inacrliine has yet hccit iiiventetl in France whichl cdll supu'isCd>e niit.ilma lalior in the nil.ia.( Ia tre of i halini pltgnle hottles. 'hrie I11en I rioIlninllg this diflicult o&lt;nil ae well i]paid. Tio leran tlgi...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
CYCLING, ON Saturday afternoon th Willliamatown Cycling Olub hold a 20 milo road raoo f r trophioe proeonted by Mr.T', W, Ward, the president, tIll lirt boing valued at 004/41-, Gold mllodial wero givon for tho fatest and fantoel umplaced times. Mr A, Allan, proaidont of tho Inter-Club Cycling Association, was reforoo ; Mo?sra G. Jonoe, J. Oloungh and I. Roitman, judges; Me?nsr J. Burko, A, 1iaheor, P, Martin and II. Jones, stowards; MeaIrs II, lnaslam and A. Brown, mairshal, AMr II. Wookou, timekeeper ; and Mr T. W. Ward, staitor. The route was fromi the olub'i rooim, Ferguson atroot, by Molbourno road, to Nowport railway overhead bridge, by Goalong road to Guiding Stlr hotel, thente to' Woato' Load and alolng Kororoit Orcok road by North Williamt town gates to the starting point. Thoro wore 22 ontralnta, 18 of wlvhoi faced tho starlotr The radatl weire in fair order, whilo tho wind at various pointo of the courao lent aid to the whoolmon. Tho result was as follows:- L, FREE?fAN,, ...
WILILAMSTOWN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
WILILAMS'ITOYN RACIN(i CLUB. Timn W,C, E. aoter Monday mucctrig is one of the important racing fixturcs of the year, Thirteen hundred sovs, are given away in stakes. 'The Eastcr Cup of 500 sovs, has brought forth a big entry, among the entrants being such well known perfonners as Loch Amos, Coolagunyah, Eltham, Avon wort, Monodia, and Hlamburg Bolle, for whom the puntcrs are patiently waiting. She put up a very fine pcIr formance at Caulfield against Andelosia and the heads were duly imprcssed. The Williamrstown Steeplechasc course is not meant for hurdle racers con sequently, a number of " down the line " chasers are not entered. There are eleven entries, and a good exhib ition of jumping can be relied on. ANTIOIPATIONS, HURDIE I?.ACIE,, Milkabah or lonnio Goorgo, PIEDERIAL IHANDICAP, Maplo Luaf or Prooloua, lEASTERIt OUP, Hamburg Bollo or Mionrdin, ST'IEPLE'OII A,, Moroka or W,T.9J. JUVENIIAt IIANDIOAP, Wormwood or Voronal, WERRIBEiS WELTER. Jullundur or B llovtllo.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL SITE. MINISTER INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
GRAMMAR 0SCOOL SITE. MINISTIER INT[ERVIEWEID MiR. J, Lenmmon, M,L A., the Mayor and Mr it. Hick interviewed Sir Alexander Peacock (Minister of Edu cation) in reference to the handing over of the Grammar School site to the Education Department providing the Department wan willing to put a Pub lic High School there. The land was reserved by the Crown in 18(i5t867 for a grammar school, the areo a irg 3 acres 1 rood, and the estimated value was ££3,000, The Mayor re quested Mr hick to utate the case for tue trustees, which he did. The Mininter said that ho would he delighted to accept the offer arnd that immediato tolps would be taoen to have a Pulblic ligh School ontablished on that site, IIe considered tile offer one of the beat over made to him ndul thlat he and Mr. Loummon would visit the site on April 21st, at about 2.130 p.ul Mr Lommon tlaunked tlhe Mini?ster and the deputation withdrew,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
KLOSI3WITl, Try it nioxt wb ulilag dy, It proaorvcu the olothiou, It mnoatia nuo waohiInIng board, It moansu no rub, It oavol tLimo, It ravoll woar and boar, It will aiwo that tirod foolingrr It will iavo you trying; anythiug 0180, It boatb overythilmg, JAsIlWu t Soz, WLLIAN ISTlW THEATRE. 9ole I.csscc and Manager, GEO. RMI''I, ToD°Night'B Programme. Great Holiday Attraetions. l'ir:,t Appearance of lh'it Appearance of THE VEST08 JACK PHILLIPS C mlllcdy ,Jugglcrs and Clever Ilat The Clcvce Metroipolitan Dlcecriptivc Manilpulatol., Singer, A GRIAT STAR 1'IC'TURI IN TW\O PARTIS. THE CHINESE DEIAT THOIRN. A 'l il liUng fluject of a Chinatnan': icndilh Plot, A Sp1endid Kcy:tonc Comedy. An \. . Oa? cel I)rama. FATTY JOINS THIE FOIRCE. FOR I HE COVElRlMENT. A Iau?hnlln c . I ; i n, the laminoi" A lili Crain iull of Interest. Key.:tfon Policeoan, . Othelic )rainatlic and Comedy Huljrrct, A Suilcldls Past (Coniedy A.I), A I.elsoii Iin Jealousy, Tenaciouls lover, Ilusbiand's Awanleciiliin , &...
A DRILL SHIRKER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
A DRILL SHIRKE1t. Captain Whitehead asked fuor an exemplary penalty in the case of George Alexander Freeman, who had put in very few drills since conm pulsory training started. He had only attended four drills this year. When asked by the P.M. why ho did not attend he said he did not know, and preferred the fort to drill, lie was tined £2 or 7 days at the fort on each of the thrco charges, and allowed four weeks to pay.
WILLIAMSTOWN PUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
WILLIAMITOWN PUNi' CLUtl. Another race wan hold by the above club on .tturday latl, over the ucual 8 mile courso, for trophica prenoented by tho club. Thirteen punts compotod in eluding another now punt from lPort Meolbourno, After a cloe raco, flolution tlniheod firt, with lhyacinth oloso up, oconud and Rival third. On corrootod time( the plaood boata wore,--olutlon let, Clauett 2nd, and Swift 3rd, On iEator Monday, the above olub will be the guests of the Albeort Park Yacht Olub, at whoue invitation they will hold a race on the lake at their anm? treogatta on the abovo date, Trophlto to the value of £./5- are offorod, and fourteon puntl wore towed a(ro?n during the wooeek, teat a good tlold ins acured, There in Ia groat amount of c ill needed in the handling of thiN kind of craft and the race in a euro to be watched by a largo number of intorotod apootators. The race will be uniled over the Albert Park Ohlube courao four timen round. and will start t 12 p,m, The ontrieu and handic...
WEDDING. MR. G. A. CURTIS TO MISS B. LIEBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
WEIDDING. Mnr , , A. Culia 're MIcas 1, Lla?l?a', 'THltl marriage of Mr George Arthur Curtis, only con of Mrs Curtis and Mien Blanch Liobort, oldest daughter of Mra Liebert, of Osborun stroot, WVilliamutown, was celebrated at the Meothodiot Church, EIlectra streot, by the Rev, Y. Mason on the 4th April. The church was prettily decorated by girl friondu of the bride and the Wedding March and other solectionu wero played on the organ by Miss Lily Hall; Miss Cook Sang a Song of Thanksgiving, The bride entered the church on the arm of ho uncle, Mr J. Loea, who gave her away, The pretty bride looked lovely in a handeomo gown of ivory cutin with hand worked ovordreou, satin train linished with tullo veil, arranged over a wreath of orange blossom, The veil was beauti fully worked by a girl friend. A shower bouquet of white carnations and roues was carried. The brides. maids Mice Vora Liebort, sister of the bride, woro a very dainty frock of white voile, trimmed with haud made lace, black v...
YACHTING. HOBSON'S BAY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
YA C(IITIYýVG. HOeBSON S BAY CLUB, ON Saturday, aftornoou, the Noviceu' lanudicap, the flnal raeo in the above olub'u liHt of tixturcru for the soeaon, war decooided over the uaual 12 mile oouruo, A condition of the race wau thaut the yuchte had to be stcored by nomebord who had never handled the tiller in a conteat, Trophloa were provided by the club, Captain G. B, lye wan judge and atartor, and Mr 0. Carpoenter timokooper, The boats notinated, with their handioapu, woro as follows ;--Nativo, ror,; Britan nia, ilmin 300oa; Ripple, 13tmin; Spray, 21miu; Junita, 27min ; Eldio Hloll, 27 rin 80lt0oc; e loyno, 30atin 80oos0 Admiral, Gloenoo, 32min ; Thora, 33min; Ida, 34minu Spray, Elaioe hollo, Qlotuoo, Jmnita and Thora did not start, The wind wat north-wcut and froeh, compelling a lead, a rtue and a boat. Native was hirat over the lino, olouoly followed by Ripple, Ida and Britannia, Moyno being la.t, Native lod througnout, Britannia oooupy lug soooned placo, but the loader could not w...
A FREE UNIVERSITY. A.N.A. PROPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
A FREE UIlIVESlITV. A.N.A. PRIOPOSITION. IN presonting his report of the pro coodings of the annual conference to the meeting of the Williamstown brauch of the A.N.A, on Monday eveoning, Mr Loemmon mnentioned that the question of giving increased facilities for agricultural education was discussed; but th e Minister of E?ucation replied that the department was disappointed with the response forthcoming from the efforts already made. Tfowovor, the general question of secondary and University education was being kept in mind and educa tiounal exports considered the Now South Wales. systom an advance on anything to be found elsewhere in Australia and well worthy of imitation There, control was more direct than in this State and the facilities wore much greater. 1II had reason to believe the association would recoummend the Now South Wales system with probably the entireo abolition of fees to make the University freeo, It was found that it took a long time to educate the sons of some we...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
FOOTBALL. [Yy IBOUNI)AIRY], Today, Town v. South Melb, Distriot. Monday, Firat proelerslhip match. Williamstown v, EHonodon oil the lonal ground. The Town boys are in excellent con dition, The Fyatom a, d tuition of to coach0 is plainly apparent in the team. Thorn are twenty-nino men in regular training, Forguson iu thinking aorioualy of mak ing another 1tar t, To-night the nlumbor of pllyoreu will he narrowed down to twouty-on, Judging the mlelnl on forml, the matoh comlnittco will have a diflioult task whoun ohoosing the team for Monday, There are twenty-threo mlon available well w, ethy of inelueiou, Portoous will umpire the match oel MIonday. Mitcholl, from Yarravillo Junionii, is a sturdy and accurate forward. Jono0 is ulltabl oeither au a forward or back lman0, and may porhlapl b usolul on thei1 wing. MoLuan, Camlllroi and Strahan are showing improvollolnt, Withouat exception, the whole of litl soanou's players who aro attending to their training arc in good form and Eaaondon ...
COLLISION WITH MILK CART. MOTOR CYCLIST FINED. ON TWO CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
COLLISION WITHl MILK CAlRT. 1MOTOR OYO?1AS'T NIND, ON TWO OIcHAtIIES, ALRnEn Georgo Tatcholl, constable, stationed at Newport, proceeded against Colin Armuloy Paton for rid ing a motor cycle on the wrong side of the road and for Ioing without a light, at the local Court on Thursday boforo Mr Notloy Mooro, P.1M. 'l'h constable stated that ho saw the defendant at the corner of Hall and IIydo utreot, Neowport, whore he came into a collision with a milk cart and took him to the hospital suffering from injuries received therefrom. Walter Goodwin, employed at lattics', lootsicray, the driver of the cart, said he thought the defendant was going at the rate of 0tO or 50 miloa an hour, and had no light on his bicycle. He broke a shaft and step in the collison, Tho dofendanti, a junior draughts man at the dockyard, pleaded not guilty, and doenied travelling at the rate of spoeed mentioned by the last witness. The charge was heold to be proved, but in vloew of the injuries received and loss of...
MUNICIPAL CHAMBERS. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
LMUNIICIPAI,! CIIAMBIE;RS, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." Sin,--In connection with the new proposal to borrow £60ooo to erect muicipal chambers, 1 would i eopecet fully direct your attention to the fol lowing facts, so that in recording your vote at the coming poll you may give a vote that will be expressive of your intelligence, interest in the welfare of the town, and a lesson to Councillors, that the mandate of the ratepayers must he implicitly obeyed, and that language such as " Who are the rate payers that we should knuckle down to them ? Who are the ratepayers that we should cravl to themn ? Or, we should stand up to the ratepayers in these matters ? " Should find no place in municipal vocabulary, The cost of the proposed structure is esti mated to be £60oo00, to which must be added the cost of extras, environment and equilpment, which, at a mn derato estimate, will run into another £.aooo, making a total cost of £000Sooo, which means a drain upon the Council's revenue of ...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
ANNIWVERSARY SIURVICIS., TIlE John iiroot Mo0thodlut Church Annivorsary took placo on Sunday last, when good congregations as oembled, and were miniatered to by Mr A. W. Ivory morning and after noon, and Rov, A, Inumbly in the evening, The diucoursea were much appreciated, The choir, under the conductorship of Mr E Middlin, with Mis s . Duncan at the organ, rendered oxceollent uervico, and contributed mnvch to the ?utccou of the dlay. Miss Jolly sang " The Throno of G race," and Mr W. Rob0rts, "lIlosanna in Excolsis " most admirably. The annual goldlon offering amounted to albout X10, The " Church Birthday" colcbra. tion was held on the following Tueso (lay, Mr WV. Bridgou, made a good chairmnn, and was congratulated on hiu long and honorable record of uorvice as a church worker. Healthy and hopoful reports of work done and pIogre~ s made were Iproounted by the church treasuror (Mr Holodworth), ecroetary (Mr (Ailes) and Rev W, Wykoe. (ratoeful refer once was made to the line work do...
CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. A DISPUTED JOB To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
CORRUSPONDENCE ~---0 - Wo do not nooneearily Idoltify ouraclvc, with tho opianons oxpresscd by our oorrospondou5s. A DISPUTED JOB To the Editor of the "Advertiser," Sin,-Will you kindly give me apace to make further reference to the cost of tarring the channels in Osborne street. The Surveyor made reference in last wcoks issue to the cost of labor and material being 3;d per sq yard. Here under I give the actual work done by four men, twenty live sq, yds, of channel prepared the previous day was tarred and finished grass was cut on -2 chains (68, sq yd. and half the area ( 34 sq. yd.) was prepared for tarring. The labor on this work alone at 8/ per day would he /?1/12/-, So you will sc. up to this point the work has cost 5!.d per sq. yard and there still re mains .43 sq. yds, to have the joint raked and tarred wh;ch will add greatly to the cost. From this it will be seen I was well within the mark when I said this work cost Sd per sq, yd. labor only. These facts ' were taken by measu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 April 1914
a t + ,.. ? , + Rio 4 .i , ° R , ? ,,:o++' fJ1 +# ' , 28- "LACE P ' ,A, W ILLIAMSTOWN, FOOTBALL SEASON, 19140 W. IKEAYS & CO. will present Player of Williamstown Football Club. Winuar will be solected by Popular Voto, Results of Voting will be shown at intervals - -, TROPHY ON VIEW IN WINDOW, voting lip to W. onIoy s Co, W. Keaya & Co, will be 11ual. 233 NELSOIY PLACJ8E, WILLIAIVISTOWN,, We it for S booe pleasedo they oll for see youAS, FO0LIBALL SEASON, 1904. W. KEAYS &S CO willson peslaete. A Gold Curb Albert and Modal to lMost Polpular Player of' Williamstown Football Club, Winuor will bo seleottd by Popular Voto, Long sults of Votin Shortill o hown t intral Prices., TROPF8Y ON VIEW iN WINDOW, VOTES OIVEN AWAY AT17 COUNTRE. Any time aftoer mnatces smart, Ill in namo of your player and satunu voting slip to W, Keoys A& Co, It muot bo understood by all tbose partioipatiug, that the doolaio?u of W, Keays & Co, will bo finEl, We will be pleased...