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RELIEF FUND COLLECTOR. SENT TO SALVATION ARMY HOME. SAID TO BE RESPECTABLY CONNECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
BELIEF FU ND COLLECTOR, ENI' TO fALVATION ARMY HOMEI lAID TO BEi It ISPEOITABLY CONNEOI?ED. lAnaRionst Madden, a ineat, intelligent Middle aged woman, appeared before lie Mayor and Messrs Pearson, Dun an and Stone yesterday charged with Icing a rogue and a vagabond for that ,n 8th May, at Williamstown she did mpose cn certain persons by false cpresentations in writing with a view o obtaining money. Sergeant Curtin said the accused was widow and hadhad respectable relations t Ballarat. On yth inst., she arrived cre from (clonlg and on the follow ng day she went round from honse to souse with a Ibook headed "'' For lumianity ; aid of widows and orphans; Iendigo mining Fatility, authorised :olector, Mrs Mliller. Penny dona ions,." The name of Mr Leninon for /" was in the same hadwriting as the seading. She had never been con victed before and the Ballarat police :eported that she had hoen confined in dhe Benevolent Asylum at Ballarat tIrough drink. On account of her :dinking habits, he...
G.U.O.F.G. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
U. UO.l'.U, Tho usual mooting of the Vino Ludgo, No. 3S, was hold in the Fre?gardonort' Hall, Robert atroot, Slolutwood, on Tuos day ovouing, May 5th, the R.W.M,, lro. R, Robortsa being in the chair. After tho usual business (which includod an initiat'on and 8 propoials) it was do cided that a now Jarrah floor for dancing purposo, costing £50, bo laid down, which, when finished will be one of theo boat dancing floors thin side of oel bourno, Aftorwards the Vino Lodge en tortainod the fllicora of the Graud Lodgo, and a very oujoyablo ovening was spont,
ASSAULT AND ROBBERY. TWO MEN ARRESTED. TO APPEAR NEXT TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
A ULY hMU 1ODBEVIY. 'TWO MEN ARRlESTED, TO APPEwAril NI)? T TUlIeDAY. JosEili Rowe was in a hotel at Steve dore street on Friday, May 3th, and had ceveral drinks, I o was in con genial company and left to go home Two of the party he had been with accompanied him sand he alleges that when he got some distance from the hotel they took hold of him, struck him several blows which leIt large contused wounds on his face, knocked him down and kicked him and robbed him of a watch valued at fi1/2/6. Nxt day, the watch was returned. Rowe's statement has beeio taken down by Conatables Black and Tatchell and they have arrested Reginald Mat thews and Roderick McKenzie and charged them with the offence. They will appear before the Court here on Tuesday next,
LODGE MEETINGS. ORDER OF RECHABITES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
LODGE MAIlETINGS. ORDER OFB REOUIABITIES, Tinuuui was a largo att~ndauco of mombors at tho quartorly meoting of the Williamstown Tent I.O,R. on Monday ovenig,. Tho following olloars woro olotod,-.C.R , lro. D. Robluuon ; I) 1,, Bro. W. J. Tlppott; P,O.R., Bro, A. Riloy ; soorotary, Bro. W. Jonkins ; troasuroer, Bro, A. Aston ; W,S., Bro, W. HI. Thomas M,8,, Bro. T. H, Baker i Lovito, Bro, J, Hoploy ; guardian, Bro. O. Lonadalo; auditore, Bros, W, E. Armatrong and A, IC, Mtctolto; Dis ponaary dologatca,' .Bros, Aiton and Armstrong; Tont ropr 'aostativo to Counoil, Bro, A. E, Motoalfo, Ditriot Doputy Iular, lBro, J, Lydiato, iuustallcd the o onicor and prooatcd IBro, Tudor Roberts with a P,O,R, cortiticato. flo was reoorded a voto of thankls on the motion of Bro, 8, Byrno and Bro, A, S. Iloriot, who also cotnplimountd Bro. Lydiato on tho high position ho had at tained in the Ordoer, as D,D.R, Bro, Lydiato suitably respondod.
FAREWELL PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
FAlU\ll EiLL PRESENTATION. On Wedneaday afternoon, in tho Mlothodiut.ichoolroonl (aaya the Euroa ' Standard,") the MiAeso Watkin, who for tho pant Iix yeart havo had charge of the Euroa High 8ehool, and who are now leaving to take up the care of a aohool; at Williamuatown, wore on tortained by their lady friends, The schoolroom w\a prettly decorated as a drawing-room, The design of the words a Au IRovoir" was daintily worked in ilowere. A representative gathering of parenti and former pupils and intimate friond anosembled to farowell the departing guaets. On behalf of thoeo presont, Mrs A, C. Nichols, in a kindly little aoeech spoke of the high eateom and love in which the teachers are hold alike by the children and the oldor folk, The in lluonco of thoeo too ladies had boon a relining one for the scholars and the town, and Mro Nichole voiced the general regret at their leaving, to gother with good wiahol for the future felt by all who know them. A preoson tation of a handuomo piece...
TENNIS CLUB CONCERT. PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
TENNIS CLUB CONCERT. PIREI YI'EIY RtIAN 01I00IOO HALL. AT.rIrouou the weather was showery, the entertainment held at the Cecil street Presbyterian School Hall on Tuesday evening for the benefit of the Tennis Club was well patronisod and there was good business done at the ticket box. The programme prepared by Mr A. P Thomas, who also playod the accompaniments, lacked nothing in variety, Mr Thomas, who has a baritone voice, added two song; " Rose of My Heart " and " Awake " to his other efforts for the success of the con cert and was accorded a friendly reception, Mr Allan Mitchell who sang " Nirvana," and was encorod, inm proved the occasion by a clever mono logue in which some of Dickens' favorite characters were skilfully por trayed, Miss Jean Stewart described " Our Elocution Class " and " Poter at the Piano " so vividly that her clever characterisation secured the favor of a recall and Messrs Bunn and P. A, Bird scored an encore for their amus ing duet " The Twin," Mrs Joseph so...
BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
BAPTI'ST SUNDAY SCHOOL. Annivoritary tiorviole woro condutoed at tho liaptiut Church on Sunday morning and fltornoon by the Roev. If, J, Milca (Wtit AMulhoburio). T'llo autor, Roev, , luaao. pokto in tho ovouiug, About 250 tihohlari occupiod the platform, The tAgiog wait abovo the avorago and ro tlootld great credit oi the conductor, Mr It. J; Bonier. On To'oelday ovoning the cantata " Undor the Palmu " was rendered, the huliding being crowd d. Tte aohool choir watl atugtl: nted byi a trong quar tetto-Mitil Ii. llurrow?t (soprano), Mrs Cook (contralto), Mr T. Collins (tonor), Mr J, 'l'honmat (bass). Othora who at olutod in ?tulo, quartotto and duet work woro M?lr Walloi, Mituou? It, Rose, D. itRoo, A. tlrittow, AM. lidloy ; Motart R. Ilindson, bI, Day, L. Ilipkin,. Thoe ing ing weot uplodlidly and without a hitch. T'ho audinieo walt moat approiativeo of Mr iotlior'l lini work, Tho distribution o lirian tltud annutl report tortiunated thi proco?tinlgi at a late hour. The roport ohlow...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
EAx, S S, "AFP?iC." Autuml & Winter Dress Tweeds A GRAND ASSORTMENT, All Shades and Dl)oigns, 7/6 the Dress, Black & Whito Checks. NAVY B3LUE COSTUME CLOTHS, 3/1, 5/11, 16/6, 6/11 per yard. LADIES' HEAVY OVERCOATS, RAGLAN WATEt~PROOFS All Shadoe and Styles. Black Fur Stoles, 5/11, 6/11, S/, Spccial Soalotto Sets, S/6, You have not soon the latest unless you have soon ourl. 1000 Patterns to Chooso from. ENGLISH TWEEI) AND RAGLAN COATS, - 'Phone 85) for a selection on approv .l, Drapers, Mercers, &c. 233 NELSON PLACE, WILLIAMSTOWN, oell it for LESS beooause they sell for CASH. DRAPERY. We are stocking Ladies' Undorolothing in good qualitios at Low l'ricos, Blngloet, largo variety, in Cotton and also Wpool, 1/- to 3/6,. Corsets, 1/11 to 3/11. Gloves, 6d. to 1/11. Umbrollas, 1/11 to 7/6, Ladioa' Hosiory, cotton, ? d.; aashmero, 1/- to 2/6, Also good rango of Fanoy Hosiory for evening wear. Bilk anklo, 1/11, Gauze Lislo, olox, 1/0, etc, Child. Srn's Allwool Soex, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. Steampacket Hotel, COLE STREET, J. -AVIS, Proprietor, Late of Christchurch New Zealand, Begs to announce that ;ho lhas taken over this oldlanud well established coum orecial house and wiehes to inti muato le intends running it on first-clasa lines. Only Bout Branud of \Vines and Spirits in Stoctk, F*irst-class Billiard Room containing Two Alcock'ts Beat Tables. Carlton on Tap, DINNER from I2 till 2 p.m. Superior Accommodation. Good Stabling. 'Phone 93 Williamstown. Within 1 Minnuto Boat, Train and Beach, SAU EL SP R Y'S SHOE STORER. SR. . Js WATERh5l?, Popvr?etor. Nelson Place, Williamstown. (Near Yacht Olub Hotel.) iooos' of Pairs of BOOTS and SHOES to choose fromin Every Pair Guaranteed at 5/" in the I less than any shop in Melbourne, We stake our reputation with every pair. Think what a saving this means to you. - Don't go Elsewhere. Come and Inspect Our Windows. Small profits and quick returns mean a saving to Purchasers. GOAL, COAL. GOAL NEWCASTLE COAL. Be...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
Tho funoral of Mr Lawrono Oray on Saturd:>y afternoon wag ocnduotod by Mr J, H, Whoar, Rov. G. W. llarrluon oflioiating at tho grave, The pall boarera woro tho Mayor and Moaaro W. Pearson, J, Pearaon, P, Power, H. Forbos, J, J, Robinsou, G, Woods and W; Arthuro, Moasr lliok, Ward and Bunnott on Tuesday authorisod I. Hollllngworth to draw from the I- irobrigades' Board £2/10/1, with 13/- coals, being money duo by tho Board to John Uloming, against whom Hollingworth had obtained judg mont for £l/0/1, Mr FI, G. Woods ap poared foy the juagmont oroditor. Mr P. O'Rogan, who has appointed Mr M, Rudd hio roproooutatvo, mado a doolara. tion that his dealor's liconoo had boon mislaid, and tho Olork was ingtruotod to issue a duplicato, Thore haq boon an ausiuual numbor of iutormonts by Mr Loandalo thia wook. On Monday, Charlou Landor,"a groasor on the Lady Looh, who died laut Satur day from diabotoe, aftor bouig attoudod for 80omo timo by Dr. Maoloan, wao in torrod, the pall-boarera boiug ...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
COBi/sING. Tllu loeal club ran a attlo at T'ruganuiul for a trophy prroCntcd by Miue Ifitz patrick, of the Priuoo Alfred liotel. The day waa too warm for cour~ing and the harca very wild. Thu throo dojge loft in the final ronud divided the atako. They wore hMr (. fprlgg't Micu Wyiou, Mr J, COopo' Johnuio Walker, and Mr P, Nolaon'u I'eamut Polly, Mr uBob Lund gave ovory natiafaction as judgo. A trophy ptroounted by Mr it, Doli will be run for next atako, ontrioa for which olore at i, Iinigan'u Yaoht Club Hotel on the 2Jrd iutt, at 0 o'clo?k,
CORRESPONDENCE We do not necessarily Identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS. To the Editor of the "Advertiser." [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCi WEV do not niccesarily Identify ourselves with the opinions czpreOsnd by our core?jPoudilnte, THE COUNOIL OIAMiBlERS, To the Editor of the "Advertisor." 81n,-1 seeoo that the now Ouunoil Ohambors is still a "Byrning "question, I sincoroly hope that it will soon ho sot at root by the ratopayors having the pleasuro of seoing tho foundation stone laid, Your correspondent, in a recent isano of your journal, gives a bit of adviceo to N. W. ', about migrating to whore there is no L,O,A, in foreo, I was beginning to think that some of the dwollors of this town had taken tho hint, for in the last isouo of tho "Advertisor" thoro wor seoveral notices of ponies and jinkers for salo, I wondor it they have taken the advioo of a South ward fathoer and are going to clear out boforo the town becomoa unfit for human habitation, It is an unoloan bird that fouls its own neat. If I hold such p.osimistio ideau as one of your,borough fathorm does, I really think I would eithor migrato or i...
"STAPLEFORD" SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
"STA'PLUFOI " SCIIOOL. --«- Timll Mieaaos 0. K. ald M, A. Jainioaon, who hiivot utlecousfiilly oiindtcttod tho abhtvo uIl'.ool fur the plialt tlhiirt oon yoera, having alio built "tltaplufotrd" aomo yoaru Ihack wilth nuwtlt approvued fIcilition lor eomfortt adl tou lhiuI, hIwvo dilip)Oud f thlloit itilnternt i it to tluh Mise?we Watlkin, who citiuu with hiih oruorlontials ia priuoipalli of tho t lituroA High Schuol lor thu palt aix yourn. A large ,numuhr o(! paroltt and frioudy, at the invitation of thl Mi?suea Janieaon, mot at thlu s?hool on Liaturday attornoou, for thie pu)rpo.)o of wOlcoming tho Miatao WVatlin, A ploaaannt attornoon wan apont, and botoro uoparating opportunity wat taken to oxpropu to tho Miissou Jamioson tlho hoat widheto of thuo nom pany that they would havo a honolloial real and holiday. A very warm welcomeo wat oxtondod to thi Mifaea Wailtin and thuo lopo oxprounad that their work in Williamatown would bo very raucconautl. MrI Irank JamBlaon, in reply, thanked...
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, MAY 10th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. TuesnI, A Mu 10th., 'ieriNTl : Cri Liston (Mayor), Neal, toriot, Treganowan, Byrne, Woods, osophaon, Gravell and D)uncan. LurreTa T C RCaiVED, The British Imperial Oil Company totified that it would not now require he easement over Daniel street for Irainoge purposest in consequnico of he purchasIesi of land made at 5pot-. vood by the Railway lepartment, Asles were applied for by Mr IR. Ipear, Ifo!po road ; Mr E, A. Anton, \lelroo Atrcot ; Mr C. J. Lillington, Knight street Referred to the 3urveyor. The Progress Aneociatioln requ:etled hat earth excavated from municipal works be nleod oil strctts and relserves instead of being iold to ratepayers. It also recommended thiitlo eradica tion and the erection of a lamp in IEl plhin street, Cr Treganowan said the earth was required to till a quarry at William street, Cr Woodl considered the owuorst who were paying for the making of the treect should have the tirat claim. The Mayor was glad the parties who received thin materi...
LAYING OUT OF STREETS. AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT. SUGGESTION BY FINANCE COMMITTEE. POWER SOUGHT TO PURCHASE MOTOR BUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
LAYING OUT OF STREETS. ......---o- AMENDMEINT OFD LOOCAL OOVELRNMEIN'T AOT. BUGGESTION BY FINANOE COMMITTNEI, POWER SOUGI? TO PUROLIASIE MOTOR BUUSE3, Totl: Financo Committee reported to the Council on Tuesday evening that considoration was given to the matters referred to them and recommuonded: On letter from MeTcors Upton and Upton, offering amounts in nottlemout of rates on proporties in Iluteoarts REstito,--l, That the rates be acceptod without intorscat provided a nottlomont be made in regard to amnount owing on property in Richard stroot in the ostato of Mr Thomas, On letter from Mr U. V. Woods, rcquosting reduction in interest owing on land in Farm stroo1.-e-, That half the interest be remitted, On letter from Mr Benjamin Austin offering an amount in settlement of rates on land in Oxford stroot,-3, That the samo be rofused, On lotter from Melbourne Stovedoriug Co. stating that it had given up possession of ballast site at Newport, -4. That the Company be informed it is liable...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
NOTES OF THE WEEK.. -" Hope " a film subjoot from Williani Watts fatuous painting, will be shown on Monday night at the Theatre, -Commouncemont has boon made at the shipbuilding yard with the laying of the keel of the steam tug ordered by the Melbourne Harbor Trust, -A special mooting of the Council will be hold on Tuesday evening next to consider the special improvouemeont objec tions and electric lighting, -Mr A, P. Thomas will road a paper on "The Life and Works of Charles Dickens" at the Proesbytetrian Literary Society's meeooting this evening, -A euchre party and dance for the bonoefit of the Ladies' Blonovolant Saciety will be hold at the Mechanics' Institute on Juno 22nd, -A meeting of ladies to mako arrange ments for the annual Hospital Ball will be hold at the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday afternoon next at 3, -Oswald Rippon has decided to give his annual concert in the Mcchanics' Hall, Monday Juno lst, 1014, The box plan will open May 25th at 140 Nelson place. -Selling O...
MUNICIPALISATION SCHEME. DISCUSSED BY MECHANICS INSTITUTE. CHARGE OF TREACHERY RESENTED. COMMITTEE THREATEN TO RESIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
VIJ?ICIPALISATION SCHEME DISOUCJ?ED BY MEI1IANIOb' INBTITUrPE, IIARQ1IE O1~ TR~AlAOIIERY REMENTIED, 30MMJIlTTEIE TIIIRATEN TO REWIIIN. \1ft, Grievo, at the meootin,; of the \Iechanics' Initituto on Thursday evening, said he undleratood he had anon referred to ass a traitor. Mr, If. I-Iick (who was said to have so referred to him) rose to a point of ardor. Thier was no motion beoforo tho chair. Mr Grieve asked the proieident to rulo. H1o did not want to be dictated to and wass not prepared to sit on the conuaittoo and be accused of treachery unless his accuser was prepared either to provo the charge or withdraw it, Personally, he was indifferent which of thseo coureea was taken and he thought so much was duo to the com nlitteo itself, for it surely did not want traitora on it, AMr Phillip said io had intended bringing the matter forward and was glad Mr Grieve had done no, The accusation had boon made by one of the membera of this commilttee and asn no member who had done anything dot...
MAKING PRINCES STREET. OWNERS OBJECT TO CHARGE. SYSTEM DEFENDED BY THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
MAKING PIIINCES STREET. P OWNI¢REI OBJEO-t TO OLARUIE, IYSTIEM DEIiFENDIED BY THIIi MAYOR, C ' deputation from redilents of Princes itreot, introduced by Councillor Floriot, waited on the Council on P'ueday evening to object the imnposi ;ion of a special improvement charge lor making Princes streeot, Mr Thomas Boll said he had boon avying rates for 27 years and had paid or channelling and asphalting and had boon told by the late Mr 0. F. Smith hat the street would be taken over. [to had sinco been told, however, that it was a right of-way ; but, if it was, be would like to know why the Douncil had bought land at the top anoud and at the intersection of Queeon streot and had taken some lirst-class metal out of the street, Mir Pick said between £500 and £600 had beoon paid in rates by the south side ; the Smith's paddack aide, which had boon bought for speculative purposes, would receive the bonelit of the now work. The Mayor asked if thee was any objection to the plan. The spoakers r...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. SPLENDID ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 16 May 1914
?YII,1IAMS lOWN TitIATItI;. tPLENDID ATTIRAOIIONS, Wong Toy .un, the groat Ohinoio mag?lolau has bhoo the prinolpal attran tion at the thouatre during the wook, thin artiest panio hero with a groat rolputalloto att an ontertainor and quito lived up to it, Hl had ovoryoneo marvelling at hil olovor porformance and proved himstolf an artist of the firat water, A varied progianiio of platuro aubjecta watt also ahown and appreciatd., To-night, Lo Wattio, the groat trick roller alkator will introduoe hits novel akatitlg uoono; ala Marzan and filorncoo, a pair of onthionntal aorobata and oquilibrlota, will ntak thelr appear anoo. The pioturoe for to-night'u en tortainuuint inoludot a throo rool dranmatio lubje~ot A Crok'u ItOvoulgo, an absorbing featuiro by the Solig Ooy., alto IPitzhuglh' ltido, Thue swan jhirl, 1'Pr fortintlig LiloIs and comedy burllllDuulug our railway faollitiou entitled Lazy Lino. On Monday night the groat picture stubjoct "lloplo," intlpired by William Watt's fatliiu...