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CORRESPONDENCE We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. COUNCIL CHAMBERS. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
CO?RIESPONDIENCL3 'Ve do iult Incl srily etily nurtriv.O wiith Lte pisnian. cu-pres ; dly Our Orrs?ionr ilentsl. COUNCIL CHIAMI3ERS, To the Editor of the "Advertiser.," Sin,-I tl!ank North Ward Progres sor for his very nice letter on the 'liyrning " qucstions of Town Hall and Council Chambers, also for his candid admission that at the Council table I mIake things, even though many of theli are mistakes. May I remind tny critic that a wiser and better man than either of us has certified that "the man who never makes a mistake never makes anything." The thought may comsome hit. h Vlii ri? cer, to mily ro0 - truin utterances, I I malke no mistake when I say the Divine Master receives sinners still, and as N.W.P, is eligible for aplproach to Him, the upper and bltter world is at his commnnad, with out further aid from a sky pilot. N.W\V.P. evidently has longings in that direction, but then I may make a mistake in saying so. I lino venture to mlake a few more mistakes ;--(i) The North wa...
PUBLIC: MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
"PJBICU -hMII L?U,LN Th' pullic pu Cmeeting was hold on 'lucsday evening, the pastor, Rev. F. Mason occupied the chair, He ex pressed his pleasure at being present and stated that tlhe trip to Sydney and the Blue Mountains had a jbeneficial effect upon his health, but that le still felt weak. His intention was to leave for Western Australia on the following day and hoped that the sea voyage and a good rest at the end of his journey would re-establish his health. All departments of the school were well represented on the pro granm?e, and each niumber met with alpprolbtion of the audience. The little Kinders in their novel attire and their sweet singing delighted the audi. -at?a?"i's 'flXuW'-aio' ,iL ne,,et'fr , ' very handsome biaton by Rev. F. Mason on behalf of the school up la goo0 pi?oluhtotar .-W jit misll rrlder having; madel ome remarks appro. priatlo to the occasion and comphli ylIt iiyrun -?ooe vr--'winre dhk--dnd wised? hill every succes5s, Mr Salt gave a good account of th...
MILK NOT UP TO STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
MILK NOT UP TO STANDARD. MESsisS Pearson, Duncan and Stone yestorday heard a comlp'aint by the Townl Inspctor,. Mr II. WV. C. Jenkins that a sample of milk taken possession by him was not up to the standard in fatty solids. Mr Hlall appeared to prosecute. The defendant. Miss Norah Scully, was defended by Mr (G. .' A, Jones, LMr Jenkins went to the defendants dairy, 33 Bunbury street, on Match 26th and purchased a pint and a half of milk after being told there was none for sale on the premises. Arthur Ogden gave corroborative evidence, The defendant and her sister and Mrs Margaret Fraser, married woman, of 71 X'arra, who was present at the tinme, swore Miss Scully told the Inspector the milk was not for sale; that it had been put aside to feed a calf which had been sold to the butcher the same day, and that it was the previous day's mnilk and had n!ot been supplied to customers, A fine of 2o/-, with £r/t 1/6 costs, was imposed. Mr Jones asked the Bench's reason for its decision; but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
RAGINCOAT WEATHE will sot in in real oarnoot any day now. You cannot afford to go far from homo without protection, Cell and eoo our rango of smartly-tailorod Raglan Rain Coats, in all shades and priooes or Ladioe and (ontlomen, TO.DAY we offer valuoe ununatchablo anywhere, Daily we are receiving neow lines in stylishly Tailored Costumes and Fashionable Coat--PLEECY TWEED COATS, REVERSIII lE TWEED) COATS, BLANKET TWEED COATS, RAINPROOF COATS. -?--.Ladies should call andt make Selection early, Rich and Rare Furs in our iutmonse collection offering at tempting prices, to-day, Black Fox Neeklots, Black Hare Neclets, Squirrel Necklete, Squirrol MuIll, Feather Boas, Nucklots and Muffs at less than London prices, but only one of each styleo. Manufacturers' Samples. We are Specialising in Ladies' Tailor-made Costumes, Soo our range of Costume Cloths. You should place your order early as we will have to limit orders from now n. 'Phono us and we will forward Pater N. C1 T V09 COEt, Ii- inusn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
S No, 2041 -»»- - --- - --. - * ~ -:^.-:.- -^- *- - - - .^ -j - -^, ^ -- -7, - . . .. _. . __ UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. Steampacket Hotel, COLE STREET. &lt;J. DA¥s, Proprietor, Late of Christchurch New Zealand, Bega to anuouuco that hlo has taken over this oltland well established commnnorcial houso and wihoes to inti mnato o iutounds runuiug it on first-clane lines, S..Only IBot Brandu of Wincn and Spiril in SLock. hFirst-claua Billiard Itooin containing Two Alcocl's BUtu Tables. Carltou on Tap. DINNER from 12 till 2 p.m. Superior Accommuodation. Good Stabling. 'Phone 93 Williiamntown. Within 1 Miunuto Boat, Train and Beach. *m^;--------*, -. -----------------------^-:-._.___ SAM U EL SPRY'S SHOE STOREiS. R. J. . WATERMIAg Proprietor. S- Nelson Place, Williamstown. ..- . . (Near Yacht Olub iotel.) : iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose from Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/- in the £ less than any shop in Melbourne, We stake our reputation with every pair. , Think what a savi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
Sqt?o confusion exists as to ho ponalty to be imposod on ratopayoru who do not pay thoir ratoe on or boforo the 1i2th inst, Thn Town Olork lsateo they will boe.lhargold nix 1iontht intoroet; but thoy will not bo oxcludod from the rato payera' roll it tho ratoo aro paid on or booroo Juno 10th, To nava aix months intotest, thouo liable must pay thoir ratos on or hbuoro Tuesday wook, (t,-aou- o u).art*" l un oLtt. at inuod Jouoph Woods and William Oollinu 2/0 oach for failing to oiud thoir child rou to cohool. ,?rEost MoDunough and William llodgoou 6/- caoh on two chargou, Aboroiruibio Andilerdon 7/6 antd John Doogan 101- or throodayn im pritonmuut. A complant againot Qoorgo Ilopo wau withdrtawn as Dr Maoloan cortitiod that th chlild had boon ill. The Town Iuspoctor MeL' .W, 0. Joalkinu procoodd againuut Arthur Danu, plumbor for having a stack of briok and blue stone in itho roadway iu Vordon stroot near a trooguard butwoon April ;1th and April 18th. A flao of 5/. with 2/6 coast was im...
MARINE DEALER'S ACT. A HARBOR TRUST COPPER. SUSPECTED OF BRING STOLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
MARINE DIALUR'S ACT. A IIARHOR TRUST COPPLELt. 8USPEOTED O1F Il BRNG STOLEIlV. PA\TRIcK O'Regan, marine dealer, Ann street, was yesterday proceede(d against by Sergeant Curtin before bonutaty justices for having in his possession a copper suspected of being stolen. It was shown that on Easter Satur day morning Senior-Constable Stplphns and Constable \V. 1) Black found in Mr O'Rcgan's yard a copper whilh re sembled one that on the previous Thursday had been removed from the dwelling owned by the 1Halmor' 'rust and vacarcy some time before by Captain Newberly, assistant lia:bor Master. Mr Hick, for the defence, said thore Was no proof that the copper had been stolen or that it was in the actual possession of the defendant. It had been left in the yard without his know ledge on the previous Thursday and he did not know by whom, Scrgeant Curtin, at the suggestion of the Bench, consented to withdraw the charge.
A COUNTRY DOCTOR. SUIT FOR RESTITUTION. TROUBLE ABOUT A NURSE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
A COUINTYRY DOCTOR. SUIT FOR RIUSTITUlION, TROUBhlA ABOUT' A NURS IE. A country doctor figured as respoln dent in a suit for restution of con jugal rights in the Sydney Divorce Court before Mr Justice Gordon on Monday. The petitioner in the case was Constance Victoria IBarhalm 'ulle (formerly Green), and the respondent Vilain"u D)?uglas Vuille, a medical practiti:rcr, at Il).bbo. Petitioner said they were married in St. Kilda, Victoria, oni September 22nd 1904, and afterwards went to live at Birregurra, in the sanle State. Sub. sequently they lived at Williamstown, where the respondent practised his profession for four years. UIr Rodgers (for petitioner) ; W\hat were your relations up to then ? For the first five years we were very happy. But after that I had a nurse as a conim panion in the house and we had quarrels about her I was jealous of her, Then you went to Dubbo to live ?- Yes and the nurse went with us. I asked the doctor not to take her, but replied that he would not take...
GRAMMAR SCHOOL. PROPOSED STATE HIGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
GRA|IMMAR SCiOOl1. PROPOSEDI) STATE II(tllI SOHIOOL, Ar' the Council meeting on Tuesday evening, a letter was received frorm Mr Lemnmon, M,L.A., reporting the visit of the Minister of Education to inspect the Gramm.ar School. The Mayor moved that his own action in the matter be endorsed, as the transfer would he an advantage to the district, Cr Byrne did not think the depart menit should differentiate between those who could pay and those who could not,. lie preferred the education to be free, What fees would he charged i' The Mayor-About one-half the usual fees. Cr, Chandler--It seemed strange that exception should be taken by Cr. Ilyrne to the fact that education free of charge to those who could not allurd gested, . Cr. IIeriot was Imore than delighted at the result, It was bettcr that the over ail ltaintain it: 1ie Ito not think these w.et, a d:esire on the part of anylhnly to pauperise pupils. I11 nearcalt high schoul wa?ih t I?,:titlln,
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK. -A Canadian oxport is to be invited to visit this Stato to report upon the bulk handling of wheat, -Milss Goff announces that pupils for her caltthounio class will be enrolled at the Temporance Hall thits attornoon at throoe o'oloik, --Counoillor lolton was granted two month's leave of absenceo on Tueadayby the Council. His term of ofilco oxplros in August next, -Sollig Off. Unrodooetod Plcdges. Jewollery, Olothing and Miscollaneous Goods of every desoription at JameosJn's, Forguson street. No reasonablo offeor refused.-[Au vr], -A cable moessago was receooived at the Rose of Australia hotel on Wednesday announcing the safe arrival of the lioon see, Mr MoNamara, and his daughter at Vancouvor. -Thu engagement is announoced of Mr John Roy Ilislam, third non of Mrs O. Haslam, Froyor streeoot, to Miss Eva May Box, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Pox, of Douglas Parade. -The Saltwater river bridge will be able to carry traffio at the ordinary rate of speeood in the coureo ...
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, APRIL 28th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. Tur:son.V, Ainir. 28th. P[LtEisENT : ral Iliston (Mayor), Neal, lHoriot, Treganowan, Byrno, Woodsa, Josolephon, Gravoll and Chandler. LETTInIR RECrIVYD, The Metropolitan Board of Werke requested that indemnity be signed for reticulation of Mirlu utreet. Agreed to, mr A. J. Morrison, solicitor, ap plied for conoent to alignment of itrand and Marinor street corner. Mr M. Mornano made a simnilar ro queit with regard to Park place,. lIoth wero referred to Surveyor. MIr C- Hleavan desired that auhli be apread in Tait streot. Ashen were also anked for for Victoria, Ifobuon, Milford, Manon, Schutt and Speight streoetl. Reques(ts complied with The Stevedoring Company notiflied that it had given up po?'u?aiion of land of Newport wharf in Deccember and reque"t al that rates he not charged ofter that date. Referred to Finance Comnmitleeo The Town Clerk, Port Melbourne, invited two delegates, to a conference to consider the rating of gau mnainu and tram lines, The Mayor and Cr Woo...
HUMOROUS LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
HIUMOROUS LECTUlIRE -----+----· BlT REV. iRtANK LYNfII, ON Tuesday evening, in the IHoly Trinity eShool hall, the Rev, Frank Lynch gave a humorous lecture en titled "dome Funny Experiences." Prior to the lecture, a creditall pro granmo was rendered by the following artiats -Miss Nouesio Murton, Moesra Collins, C. J. Wetttlo and Iligginson liss Edith Burrows ,presided at the piano. The entertainment was conducted by the Tennis Club, In opening up the lecture, Mr. Lynch relteud an experience he had whilst stationed at Stratford when lie risked his life by travelling on a pow der train against the regulations of the Railway Dopa tiaent in order to play tennis at Bairndale. Heo con sidered Bairnadalo gas equal to the William?town product. When a dentist in the country town asked a lady if she would prefer her tooth extracted by gas soh promptly gave the " god of torture" to understand that lie was not going to "fool about with my mouth in the dark," "Drank again, Gubbins!" said a clorgy...
IMPROVEMENT CHARGE. COUNSEL'S OPINION FAVORABLE. WORK TO BE PROCEEDED WITH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
IMPROVEMENT CHARGE. OOUNSEI'S OPINION FAVORA BII, WOIK TO BiE PROOEEDED WITfI. T'rii Council has obtained the opinion of Mr T. WVeigall, and Mr E. V. Mit chell, K.C, upon the proposal to levy a'special improvement charge on cer tain land at Newport, fronting streets not "tarred, nacadanmised or otherwise made good " to the satisfaction of the Council. Both opinions are in favor of the Council, The Council rcsolved to obtain the hest opinion obtainable in consequence ot a resolution arrived at by IS public meeting, on the advice of Mr John Schutt, not to pay the money and to contest the Council's right to impose a charge. The Council, having, now fortified itself with legal opinion, will proceed with the works decided upon,'and will proceed against those who refuse to acknowledge liability.
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
"rh p t.\l ~~ Voau-Woatlo, I hwa I )av tlll Ilauril, '1'uFton, Hick (2), Maizi,- Nuirl l2) Dtuow. "II toanu p~lay Adu~lt I)euf ( tc I .k2 Iraiu. '1oaui---II j~llplot, I~ctiuudlao, IIldottir, DIurray, Wllliatitsi, q'rlat, Orf, Daivhi, Or~lor, hlolg~or, - iou!, !Dlrlui'. Eiorogenoica--I;alcor, l(oIIQ It. l'da~lltc. Cartch 1.290 traft, cuuilrcctinl! irt North Mitihlou r o. jI'i0141li r~ica, nititoholl, Nathau~, llohr (ti, Utobijtr, Torlou,Wubatrr, \Vutdl. 1l~luorgooiotiu DUvid, 1 ol ll~ulll, Lulo
AUTUMN SHOW. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. OPENED BY THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
AUTUMN SHOW. IIORTIOULTURAL OOIfTY,. OP/IlNEl D lY TIlW MAYOR, I'ur Ilorticultural Society's Autumn Show wont openntl by the Mayor at the Mcehanica' Inatitnuo on Wodnes lay afternoon. Betniden the exhibita, pot plants and chlysantlhnumui from the Workcehopn were on view, Mr Pockott, of Canterbury, nlado a ahow clhrynauthouumtI, Mr Pretty, of G in borne, gave a display of 50 non competitive rrueSa ndiI Mr E Powell, of Canterbury, an exhibition of carna tionc and the botanical gardens, under the mlnagement of Mr W Crowe, hadl a goo, dinplay, Mr E1 F. Lind, President of the Society, introduced the Mayor and in doing so thanked hinm for the inter?nt ho had taken in the work of the horticultural Society. 'lThe Mayor, who wasl accompanied by tih Mayorena, explro:sod pleasuanre at being pronont, The show was a credit not only to the Society, but to the district. IIo noticed amongst the exhibitors solno who came from dil tant suburbs as well as from some of the finent gardoen in the town, S...
WITH THE JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
WITHI THIE JUNIOIR. [BY W\Vilt'-TLj:]. ''I i Williamii'town Junieor oluoieil their nIIatIl oiln atulday luat by defeating Calb rvowll on the local criol~et ground, Juniiora, I goahl 1.1 behinduh 68 plel . Cau?iborwell, 5 goule hohindut--l32 pta, Juuior'' goal-kickso -Maltlthowa (2), (Groonaway (2), Thompsaon, J. Janioesou, inmytho, Dean, Maloney, Iloing a very good combination, if the Juniora pay striot attention to training they havo oyory pro?lot of beoing amonget the most furuitldabl before the soaaon is very far advanocd, It. Puaashou (captain), handled his meu very w, ll. Rodgor Maloney, frem Yar|ravillo, eithor in thile ruok or placed, wo ita power of atrougth, W, Oaso, in the oontre, hati lost none of his old dash, e11nn played nicoly, and, by cool play, ohould develop into one of the bout, J. McLoughlan, botweoo the atick, shown judgmont worthy of it nonior, and a loaf from his book on the value of keeooping one's place on the ground would be valuablo to othe a 1I. Ashford, ...
MISS RANDALL'S CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
MISS RANDALL'S CONCERT. T'lE; report was crowded out last week of the c ncert, by pupils of Miss ')orothea Randall, at the Mecllanics' Institute on Thursday, April 2,rd, It was their seventh appearance, and it may be said it was the best showing they have made locally, lamiliatity with the coucert platform has mado them prompt in their exits and en trances and it has enabled them to present a programme which is enter taining in itself, besides being praise worthy cyidence of the quality of the instruction given by Mfiss Randall, Miss Randall madl two pretty speeches during the evening in imakinis plresscts to Miss Mona Spurling for singing and to Miss Anderson for services as accompanist, and she is to be comipli mented on the all-round proficiency shown by the performers. Miss Hick played a pianoforte solo and a duet with Miss 13croft, and took part in a dialogue with Miss Porgan. Pianoforte solos were also played by Misses Moya Leitch, M. Stevenson, l)oree McFar lane, Doris Brown,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 2 May 1914
R FBVR SRRVIE. WILLIAMSTOWH TO PORT M ELBOURNE. WINTER TIME TABLE. -Weather and other circumstances permitting.- On and after April 14th, the Service will be run as follows : From Gem Pier Williamutown Week days--.~ ,3.- 5 5.35, 9.35, 10.385, 11.85, 12,85. -15, 2.85, 3.35, 4 25, 5,10, 5,50. Saturdays as usual till 10.35, then 11.25, 12.10, 12,50, 1.35, Thence hourly till 5,35. Sundays.--Hourly from 1 35 p m. till 5,35, p,u, From Port Melbourne Week days,--A.?t -7?0, 9.0, 10.0 11.0, 12.0. r,M.-1,0, 2,0, 3,0, 4.0, then 4,45, 5.30, 612. Saturdays,--11.0, 11A5, 12.30, 1.15, and 2, thence hourly till 6. Sunday,-H-ourly from 2 p.m, to 6 pn. FARES--Williamstown to Port Melbourne, 3d. single; 6d, return Children Halfprice. Weekly Tickets, 1/6; Monthly Tickets, 6/. MELBOURNE FERRIES Ply, Ltd,, Collins Iouse, Melbourne. The North Williamstown Corner Stores, Timber and Firewood Yards. OWENS O ® & A CO. Corner Ferguson street and Railway placet Also Railway Siding, FOR BUILDING MATERIAL...