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CORRESPONDENCE We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. UNSEWERED FACTORIES. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE We do not noeessarily identify oaurclvcs with the opinions axprnsod by our corrospondents, UNSEWERED FACTORIES, To the Editor oi the "Advertiser." Sin,-About five weeks ago I wrote to the Town Inspector about the in sanitary stato of several iron industries in Williamstown, but as no notice up to the present Ihas been taken, I now through your your always obliging paper desire th draw the attention of the ratepayers to this disgraceful state of sffaira, When I wrote to the In spector I used a nom-de-plurme as I had no desire to advertise, or make a martyr of mynalf, Anyhow I think it is quite sulflicient to state I am a rate. payer and surely justified in making this complaint. As a description of some of the places in question would not make pleasant reading I will for. bear. Why should thsee wealthy em. ployera of labor escape nowerago ex penses, when overy rich or poor pro. perty holder in Williamatown has been compelled to comply with the law. Trusting these few l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
Everybody's Praisiug it f--Wh t ? OWEN, N' & OO,'Oi 11MWi XOOL Anctliona. WIEDNEIDAY, 21nt JANUARY, 1014, Ate our Rooms, First Hale for 1014, rf11RI.VOlt JONEHI & CO., Auctioneer, ..L will ell on aeioount of a dooeased ct~ento and othora, EUNDRY FUURNI 'TUltE, at 2 o'cliocl, and at 8 o'olock Hiuporioi' Walnut Blodroom Suite of 8 li(?eoa, Cheotorfiold Wardrobe, Ohevel (hinlui I)roaailr?g Table, Marble Top Wash at;and, Oft, Codar EIxtoneion Table, two 51t Sidoblnalrdl , Rosewood Piano (Collard & Collard), 3-roller Manglo and uoeful nhotold Itoodi, Cl'd goods along for early catalogue, Telephlone 04 Willlamstown. i\CC fIAN ICS' IhALL OPEN-AlIt (weather permitting). '1'O-NI(HIIT I TO-NI(GiIT I civanid Picture show IN THE, CLUTCHIIES OF APAOllE--Draraa JIM IS \VANTEDI IY TIlE POLICE-- omio TIilE LION'S BlIDE-Drama. iIIICK'S DANOING FILM--Comio, TIIE STOI.EN I)OLI-Drama, IllDE ANI) SEEK-Comic. Comploto Change of Programme overy tlaturday Night. ADl)MIfIfON, 1d, Chi...
AN UNKNOWN BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
AN UNKNOWN BOY. A boy botween l and 7, who gave the tnmlli of Tholman Joh?ilon, wai brought to the Willilamltown polico etation yeater day morning. It is stnated that the child who watt tent to the Royal Receiving Ilome for a wcok,Ihad boon wandering on the back beach for two or three dayrt, When queltioned by Ceontablo Blox sthall, the look-up keeper, the ohild taid that ho wan once picked up by ta polic man and taken to hir homo, but he could not nay where that home watl. A mtan gave him throoponee in Molbournre he "naid to get on the tram, and ho travelled to Williamtiown, The child ist dark and haa dark hair. lte wait barefooted when found, W'ite a galatea nsuit and red felt hat, and carilod a small basket, The Finance Comllltittoee will mletol ox Ttttdil ay oveninig. It I:lnt not yet dealt with the appointmlentt ofl n adjadialtor to conlaidor the delgnutti fl a now Towntt Hall, Amiongat the names mentioned in Mr W. Pitt, architent. The dcsigts are still in the Council ChaRlihor...
SIZE OF STEAMSHIPS. 20,000 TONNER FOR AUSTRALIA, ENTERPRISE OF THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
L. UUU 'Lrt INilLtt ri() U AULCLtAIA A, ENTIERPRIUFE Oi' TIlE BLUE FUNNEL LINE, IDuRING the year 19013, there was keen competittion for the honor of own ing the largest steamship trading with Australia. The Canadian Australian liner, Niagara, of 1:l,4i.; tons, eclipsed everything until the blue funnel liner, Nestor, 1..l,301 tons, came; but the Nestor went down before the White Star liner Ceramic, of 15,;00 tons, It was thought the rivalry would stop there, for the White Star line was the first to put the mail steamers in the shade and there appeared no likelihood of any challenger appearing on the ac tie. HIowever, the Ceramic will shoatly have to strike her colors, for tHolt's Illue Funnel line has decided to build two st:amers of 20,000 tons each. The O lent Comlpany will shortly launch a vessel of 1l,000 tons for the Australian trade and there is also near ing cotnpl,.tion the Euripides, another 15,000 tonner, to the order of the Aberdeen W\Vhite Star line, 'IThe Federal IToulde...
THE CEYLON SILK COMPANY. OFFER OF CHEAP SILK. A MAN ARRESTED FOR FRAUD. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
THE CEYLON SILI( COMPANY, OFLtER OIF CHEAPT BILC. A MAN ARIit'STED Ji'OR FRAUD, I - our i11uo of Dcembher 27th there wSe an1 advortisemont of the Ceylon 1tilk Company, Pitt stroet, Sydney, I:ferillg 10 yards of silk for 2/0l. The o('ltor Watl lopon till 11th inst, andt a choic, of nine colora wait given, but in cadn of one color being run out a s:cond choice wie allo invited, It was ltatcd that all ordeor would be at tende:d to in rotation and it was re" qll.utl1d that the name of the paper be menrtiolnd at the time of ordering, The ordelr to inelert the advertine moInt in lbhill paper wae IigIned IR. P. ScotLt Ail the Sydney detoctiven becameo aw\ari that advlrtiomlont woro breing in5or'ted in papler] some dlistanco fCrom Hydney, they visited the advertised place of buainei? of the Coylon 8ilk Company, Pitt stroot, on Monlday and arrestled a man nlamted Ewen Percy Liddtl, on a charge of conspiracy. He waS rIomanlddl until 1(ith inltant, Ad thi offer to t)upply the silk clo:loe on I...
THE TOWN HALL SITE. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
THE TOWN I-TALL SITE, To the Editor of the "Advertisar." Stn,-Sineo the one and only claim for the conversion of Lyons street gardens, at the corner of Ferguson street and Melbourne road, into a Town Hall site is that it is central, let us consider that claim for a moment, It will be ad mitted that Kororoit Creek toad is an extension of Ferguson street, Now, Kororoit Greek road has the vacant rifle ranges fronting it on one side and the untenanted workshops site, extend ing to Mason street, on the other, Where, then, does all the population comne in ? It is all on the other side of the railway line ; but the only street running parallel with Melbourne road west of Ferguson street Is Power street. These facts show that the site proposed occupies a corner, not a centre, of settlement. I could name six better 6itei,-Yours, NUFFI 81D.
CRUELTY TO A HORSE. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
CRUELTY TO A HORSE, To the Editor of the "Advertiser." SIR,-Passing down the street towards the piers over two weeks ago, and 05. srving some people intently watching a poor old horse, I ntle it my busi ness like all inquisitive women to find out what was the trouble. The poor old animal had one of its legs broken or injured beyond repair, so that it had to be destroyed. The accident hap Pened about noon and when I passed starnalig on tnrce tlgs waiting for the uentence to be carried out. I did not wait to see it destroyed, therefore I do not know how rnuch longer it was tortured. Surely it did not take 4 hours to get a veterinary surgeon's opinion, or did they have t., send 50 miles away for a special gunt; a tman \with a rifle could have been on the spot in ten mintutes.,-- ours, HUMANE,
A YARRA BRIDGE. MOTION BY COUNCILLOR JOSEPHSON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
A YARIA BilIDOU MOTION BY COUNOIrILLO JOSliPtlON, COUINCILLOR Josephson intends to give notice of motion that ,£100,000 be borrowed for the erection of a bridge across the Yarna, The Council has a fairly big loan proposition in hand at present and may be disposed to get it out of the way before seriously taking up the bridge question ; but an improvement on the present ferry is a task that will have to be faced in the immediate future. The advent of motor buses will find out the sore places in the present ferry. The vessel will be paid for next year and in the meantime the necessity of placing her on the scrap heap need not be lost sight of Either a self propelled vessel or a moving bridge, according to the expert advice so far received, is well within the Council's means, Instead of committing the Council to a loan before it had made up its mind what it intended to do, Councillor Josephson would be wiser in moving that a prize of £100 be offered for the best design. It may be that ...
ALTONA DROWNING TRAGEDY INQUEST ON THE VICTIMS, VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
ALTONA DROWNINC TRAGEDY --o INQUIEST ON TIIHl VIOTIMB, VICIIDIOT OVi' AOOIDIiNTAL DEATH. MR, T. Lonsdale, J,P., on Thursday morning, at the Court House, held an inquest on the victims of the Altona drowning tragedy, Henry Fraser Tat low, and Samel Boyd, Clara Tatlow, 102 North road, New port, deposed that her husband was 44 years of age, IIe was a boilermaker at the W\Vorkshops and went out fishing with Mr Boyd and his son on Decem ber 31st at Altona. She was camping there at the time and saw them in the bay. She next saw the body of het husband in the morgue, Walter Boyd, quarryman, residing at Milford street, Newport, deposed that he was camped at Altona on Decemhuer 31st and went out fishing with his father and Mr Tatlow, half a mile from the shore, shortly before noon. They were anchored between the two piers and remained there till a storm came up in the afternoon. They decided to allow the boat to drift ashore. Tallow pulled up the anchor and witness's father was trying to kee...
CHILD SCALDED TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
CHIiLD SCALDED TO DEATH, TJHE death of an infant occurred at 9 JaI, s street on Thursday morning under sad circumistances. Charles Freeman, aged three years, with the resticss activity of a child, was tunahle to resist the attraction of a bucket of very hot water which had hin c placed on ihe floor of the house of its grand mothcr, Mrs Dixon, withthie object of scubbing thte fl o, Thomas Wat son a Itoarder, was shaving in an ad joinint.i rs3ot and saw a girl named E hel DI)xon bring the water in and the clhd t;dtlle up to it ; but before lie could do anything the child had got sctld, d severely. The services of )jrs I'sler and Maclean were called in but the child receivod a severe slhock and such extensive injuries that it died on the following day ('Thursday). Th'e matter has been reported to the Coroner, who has ordered an enquiry to be held this morning, The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, Rev. E. Isaac ofliciating at the grave.
CARRYING AWAY LIQUOR. ON CHRISTMAS EVE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
CARRYING AWAY LIQUOR. i'ItO1M THE JUNOTION HOTEL. ON (OIIRITMAfA EVIE. JttEhe White, a resident of Alma 'Te'orrace, Newport, appeared before honorary juiitices on Tuesdiay morning charged with carrying away liquor from the Junction Hotel, Melbourne road, cithiu hours when the salo of liquor was not permitted, Constable Alf red (eorgo Tatcholl on Now Year's Eve was standing on Mol. bourno road, just after midnight, when lie haw the defendant walk into the aide entrance of the Junction hotel. At the corner of the right-of-way the contable stopped him ans he came out and asked him what he had been doing in the hotel, Hie said he had gone in to meet a cousin from the country, "Why, this is a bottle of boor, " said tmh con stable, who took him back to the hotel and knocked at the door. White then said he could not romeomlT r who seorved him, Defendant swore he had a slight recollection of getting a bottle of boor, but could not remnembi r whether ho got it in the city, which lihe left by...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
MECHIANICS' I SsITU'rP, 9'1i0 m.-'uting of thle ltloohanitou In Fit toto on '1IitiriThy ovoninK wan attonded by M1oaierj Vullinri (in the cohir), !Bills, Phullipa, Brcdu, (Tulornan, and Mnorri, T'hu ii i'lpta for the nioantli wno 9387/ / and t(h ba1;,ian, aft.i'r providing for ox poI3(ittlO, 'iaJ 5371/3/0. AcoointO parsend for paynwit nimonutocd to A~t0/i/8. Tho iron¶nror roal a dIaft of tho baLauco aheot alhwinIgt rooniIptj !600/8/1 /I nd ox ponditnro £452t/10/4, The yoar earn mnnnood with a orldit balanon of 310/8/0, and woultd coud with 5371/11/0 in credit. Sabnoriptltnon ylilded S4130/17/6; blt Ilards, 538811710 and lotting, 5380/1/1, Tim dobenttnrou dobt baa boon roduceid iroth £160/16/4 to £'j00. The annual iiotg `v will be bold on 2911h iub,
YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
YACIN'LVQ. --~ Tutu annual opan race of the LH.,bs1on' Yaoht Olub will be hold this aftlrnoon at halt plat throo o'olook, The eouree will be three times round the Ht. Kilda pile lighqt the approximate dltanoo boeng twelvo miles. The rac will finish off the Oem pier, The following arc the entriou : Racing No, YAClSI, Handicap H 14 ,, ircn ,,, Scratch, B 25 ,,, Thera .., i min. B 11 .. Valhalla ,.. 7 S18 23 ,,, Paringa ... 11 S 8 ,,, Uira ,, 12 P 3 ,,, S.J,.S . 12 R 20 ,. Hclen ,,, 12 B 4 ,,, loker ,,, 11 , HI 17 ,,, Native 1 B 80 ,,, Eric ,,, 17 R 28 ', The Rip ...1 , B 22 .,. Fancy ... 20 II ,.. Mystery ,. 20 P 10 ,, Namoi ,,, 2 B b2 ... Idler .,, 22 S1,39 ,., Whakarua ,,, 23 R21 .,.. Gcnista ,. 27 HI 7 .., Ripple ... 27 11-10 ,,, Varuna ... 27 HI 16 ,,. Junita ,,, 2,0 P 4 ... Latona ,.. 3 , R 7 ,,, laysic 3,. PP f .., White Wings 3. , 11 24 ,., 1pray , 1 H-25 ,., Elsio Belle ., 36 116S ,,, Admiral ,36 H 1122 , Ida , 88
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
OBSICEN LANGUAIIE, - ------ CosssATaLE Tatcholl, on Tueitday, beifor tlh Mayor and Mehierad Hick and Ward, chargod Prodor ick Walker with ntlng obhceno language, Ho talid the offoucet took Illct at twenty minuilte to one ontt Dece!mbler 20tIh t the riamp at Ne, eiport latiion within tih hvaring of porsona on the station on their way to the city and of other, in Melbourno road. in October 1010, a fine of 40/- had beet imipoltd on to mino1111 ma11 for obCenotO languageo The deofendant, who did not appear, was fined 40/- or 14 days,
VALUELESS CHEQUES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
VALUELESS CIWEQUES. THlE polico are able to idontify the mani who is alleged to havo passed valueleai clhequos on hotelikeepera on New Yv Var's Ev. vo Mr ?Jh Bruce, ie1nse? of the Terlminus hotel, sold whisky a?nd bottled beIwr to the value of 6/O tnod gave £4/83/3 in vexchange for tba chque on the .?, 5and A. bank or £.,1/10/-, The cheque wau ro turnie on Saturday last mnarkod " No cecount." Mrs M, Brow, licnaeco of the :tag'i Head hotel, also cashed a clhquo for £4110/-, giving £415/ ehange. It is believed the utterer of the cheques has gone to Sydney,
WIRTH'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
WIRTH'S CIRCUS, Nixt' Thursday evening Wirth's circus will perform in the Government ie seive, Hanmer s!iect, alolnglde the \\illiamstown station The full show is expected to arrive in lthr.e circus trains, The show has many novel features including Dare-devil Des pirado The Zoo, which will be open from four to live in the afternoon, has been enlarged and the management has spared no eff rt to maintain its supremacy as the biggest circus in Australia,
FORTY-FIVE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
FORTY-FIVE CLUB. T'IE annual mnieting of the above club was held on Tuesday evening last. Tlhe report and balance sheet was read by the president, AMr Curtin, which 'howcd the club to be in it very pros perous condition, The most succcss lul player for the year was AMr J Curry, the au:knowledged chamnpion with live wins, Mr Ivcrs being next witIh four and .\lr H Petersonl and Mr Rudd witli 3 victories each 'lhio repoit was adopted on thi motion of Mr IM. J. Fitzpatrick, who compllllenitled tihe prcsident on the succesful state of the c ub. The following were elected ias ..ffice hearers for the ensuing year. P'resident, J. Curry ; vice-president, W. Pepper ; secretary, IH. Peterson, I reasurer, M J. Fitzpatrick ; com llltee, .\lCSrs Ivers, 'IT, Neenan, Maloney, F,.;.,,tv and] Shitlds . seu wed by Mr P. Shields who suc credeld in carrying off a tin of tea, the second prize was divided hy Messrs Curtin, I'T. Neenan and R. Ilall, The committee have already been proinised a nnimber of pr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 10 January 1914
Death. HOWELL.—On the 29th December, 1913, at 6 Albert street, North Williamstown, George, dearly beloved husband of Louisa Howell and father of George, Mrs F. J. Pool, Mrs H. Brooks, Nellie, Albert, &nbsp; &nbsp; Annie. &nbsp; FREEMAN.—On the 8th day of January, 1914, at his grandmother's residence, &nbsp; 9 James street, Williamstown, Charles Ernest Freeman, beloved eldest son of Arthur and Ada Freeman. Aged 2 years and 10 months. Safe in the arms of Jesus, Sweetly our child shall rest. In Memoriam. STEWART.—In sad and loving mem- ory of our dearly loved mother, Mary Stewart, who departed from this life on the 27th December, 1910; also &nbsp; our dear father, who died on the 23rd September, 1900. Two loving parents from us have gone, Two voices we loved are still; Two places are vacant in our home, Which never can be filled. Inserted by their sorrowing family. PATERSON.—In loving memory of &nbsp; our dear Mother, who died January 5th...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 January 1914
TO.Ddy'U MATcHES, Town frat olovn v flaniborwoll at Camborcwell. Toant-Ma1Shano, Brown, Mills () Btonno, CaIpontor, FIord, Ojiton, 13iiloy, Ilirnos and Allibon. Snoond olavona at Willlatoatown, Team -K1rr. Pilling, Oladatones, Miller, Dwvia, Bird, Androwa, Walton, Arnold, kiilgour and lfnrrl., Glub XI v. North Proahya, Dovera v, Newport Wnrkhahopa. O.YN, il.. v, S utuli Nlnibourno, Thiarln Glub v. F? , taoray, Rooth PrnabvH v, Npotawood. Bnptiat v, Hvde Rt,, Footuoray.
RESULTS OF LAST SATURDAY'S JUNIOR MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 17 January 1914
RESULTu OF LAnT SATURDAY's JUNIOR MATOCES. Club XI throo for 220 (Batt 84, Glad atonna 78 not out, Ailoa 25 not out, Hutchinuou 17; Gladatonea 4 for 27, Ailoa 5 for 26) v, North Proabya 76 (Mon zlea 12, Wonkea 12, Halley 12 not out; tuodoon 2 for 64, Monzla [ for 48), Nowport Worahopa 8 for 78 v. Dovera 82 ( Huron 27, Dawes 17, P. Eiriokson 12 ; B ,owo 2 for 26, Outon 1 for 10 ) C.YM,N. 60 und 5 for 100 (Orown 50, Spillane 21, Curry 14, Donnia 15, Fitz gorald 20 ; Onnnolly 2. for 11 and 4 for 0, iollauno 5 for 31) boat North Iitzroy 00 and 12. Thianle Club 103 (4mith 40, Stewart 20, Dott 22, Allon 15, Dunn 13) v. lFootaoray I for 15, 1p?taweod 109 v; South Proebya 5 for 50 (Laoathorno 26, Allan 1I; Lapthorno 5 fto 19, Wooda 2 for 12, MoLaughlin 2 for 2,6 Baptist 78 (Grigg 24, Baker 10 ; GOrgg 5 for 35, Wallisa 8 for 2) v. Hydo St., Snootaoray 95 and I for 1, Morning Stara 47 and 6 for 00, boat Bin nStare 46 and 05 (Soymour 10, Martin 15, Stabbing 16, Uirzgibbou 11, Abborton 10 ; Abh...