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NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
NEW INSOLVENT. Tno0.u1 Aleoxander Maxwell, Castle stroot, North Willitumtown, railway omployco, Caelnla of insolvency-Sick. nona of nlate wife, alsho sickness of childron, paying heavy intorest on borrowed money, proeunuro of creditors. Liabilitioe, £73/1/7; ausets, £511/6 ; deliciouency, £U7/10/1. Mr L. J. 3arkor, assignouee.,
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 16th. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. --- -- - TorusuY, JOcie 16th. PREcENT : C 3 il0riot, (in the chair), Gravell, Wood a, Joaepheon, Neal, Duncan, Byrao, LurreRS Receiven. Ahoea for the corner of Noleon and Efinghain roada were applied for by Mr P. W. Powell; by Mr A. J. L. sims for Melboutno road il by Mr C, F Vority, the Avonuo, and by Mr A. Ilughea. The Surveyor was authorised to attonl to the urgent casca. Mr T. (lawno drew attention to the condlition of the footpath in ilphin streot. Cr Neal-I withl you had too chair man ; it is a standing diegrace; it is nickening to hlear these complaints; a load of aeshe would only coat 1/6. The chairman-I never heard of tondern for aalshe beforc, Cr Neal-I never heard of iuch slipplery work. Trafalgar D)ruide forwarded invita tions to a asmolke night, Mr William Grilii notified the shipment of a now ferry chain, Referred to Finance Committet, The Metrolpolitan Board of Works rcequeted that asphlalt foollpath be re pairedl and that level beo fixed for manholoe in...
HOLY TRINITY CELEBRATION. REV. F. LYNCH ON THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
HOLY TRINITY CULE I RATION, REV ', LYNCH ON THlI EMPIREI, To celebrate the 00th anniversary of the B3attle of Waterloo, a lecture on "The lthpiro" was given at Hloly Trinity School hall on Thursday evoen ing before a largo audionce, whose attoention he closely hold till well after ten o'clock, by the Roev, F" ank Lynch, Mr Lynch utated, on showing the House of Commons, that his wife was admitted to the opening coeremony through the officos of a fri indly policoman who broke the regulations out of regard to the fact that sho had come from Australia, In showing piortraits of Royal porsonages, Mr Lynch expressed the opinion that the Boer war shortened Queen Victoria's life, He also expressned the opinion that the Boors had put up ono of the best fights recorded in history. About Homo Rule, he was not prepared to make any statement; amongst his church officors were ardent Home rulers and Anti-Home rulers; but he regarded it noas an evidene - of weak noess on the part of the present Gove...
THE RATE RECEIPTS. £742 AHEAD OF LAST YEAR. LOSS ON THE YEAR ANTICIPATED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
TH1E RATE IIICEIPTS, 9742 AIICEAI) OF L[BT YLCAIt. LOSS ON Tl[E YICAR ANTIOI'ATICUD. iHei financial year began with a debit balance of £800 which it was thoughb would be oextinguiahod. Ilowever, it is anticipated that it will be increased by £1000 bofore the end of Siptomber next, Ihe expendi ure, apparently, is in excesso of the oestimate and it is stated the excess has occurred mainly in channcl cleansoing, The income has not only realised expoctations but has excelededl them. The amount in hand for May and the lirst half of Juno is £7.l: mooro than the corresponding period lat year. Up to the end of April theI total income from rates received Iduring the seven mounthsu was only .£f1l0/ti/10. But during May the receipts were £8270/13/7 or about six timet nas much as the receipts for the provieiis sven months. From June 1st to June 15th the amount received waso £l1tll/1/ and whenou the receipts from the beginning of the year are added, the total is £1200ti/11/i,
A BUILDING CRITICISED. WHERE DID IT COME FROM? [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
A BUILDINGr CITICISED. WEllIiRt 1)ID IT COME J t IFItOM A letter from Mr (eorgo Buckeott was read at the Council mceting on Tues. day evening reo eluting approval of the plan of a houna prupouod to be erected in Verdon streeoot, Cr, Woode- -lt thin a aecond hand building that wad previously con dommed ? Cr, Byrne said the building would be air ornamental one. Cr, WVooda-A houno in lpotswood was condemnted aftelor it had been orected, The iame thing might happen here, Cr, (1 ravell moved that the matter be referred to the Hurveyor and the health officer, Councillor IIleriot (chairman) Mr Bockett told Inc he wad going to buy a houae to put in Neloon utreot. I handed him the regulation; but last Saturdlay I was told the application had been lodlgedl, Cr, Duncan would hke Councillors to aoe the building. Tihe building condclnmnied at dpotewood wau quite lit for the town and about £70 had been apant on it mince. Cr. Byrno-Moat of the building is already on the ground in Verdon atroeet, T...
STEVEDORES' CLUB GOING UP IN NELSON STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
STEVEDORES' OLUB (OING UP IN NELOON OTIREE T, IFo'fmowlNo the practico adopted at Port Molbourno and tlhe Yarra wharves, it has beoon decidod to pro vido a Stevedore' club for the con vonioncoof the men employed at the Williamstown piors. The building is now in course of erection. The site eelected is in Nol son stroot below Aun streoot and the club will cover 18 foot 0 ineheo x by 143 feet, Theo plan wa propared by Mr It, J, laddon awl the contract lot to Mr W. Pollard, of station stroot, Malvern. The job will run intlo about £1500. Mr 1-Iaddon's deasigu allown a brick building of one story with an orna mental front, a hall 7 foot wide, run ning the full length of the billiard room, 20 foot, The width of the billiard room is 1 foot 3 inches and there is a store room 10 feet by 0 foot, Caretaker's quartoea are provided, the sitting room being 10 foot 0 inches by li; foot, the living room, 14 foot by 10 foot (1 inchoe and bathroom being of ample dnimensione, The foeindations are now ...
THE OIL WORKS. ROADMAKING PROPOSITION. COUNCILLORS PREFER PLANS AND ESTIMATES TO DAY LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
THE OIL WORKS. ROADMAKING PROPOSITION. COUNOILLORS PRIIwICR PLANS AND ISTIMATES TO DAY LABOR, Two lotters from the British Imperial Oil Company, in accordance with the announcement in our last issue, weoro read at the Council Chambers on Tuesday evening notifying that material for the Newport tank installa tion would arrived in threeoo wooeeks and requesting that a roadway be provided by way of High street and Burloiillgh stroeet to enable tho material to be carted to the works, On condition that the work was undertaken at once, the firm agreeood to contribute £150 towards the cost. Cr Neal-What rates are the Cons. pany paying ? The Town Clerk-About ,90 a year at presenot but whno the now works are establishod the rates will be about £300 a year, Or I)uncan moved that the work he done as requested. Or Noal said plans and specifications should be prepared. The Mayor moved that the work bo done by day labor, Or Gravell objected. The ward had no funds. The Council should know what woul...
THE TOWN HOSPITAL. TO BE OPENED EVERY THURSDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
THE TOWN HOSPITAL. TO B1 OPENED EVERCY THURSDAY EVENING, Tut monthly mooting of the Ilospital was hold on Thureday evening, Thero woere present Rev, J. T. Baglln (in the chair), Meadamen Thompson, Macloean, K(olg, itiws Biilke, Dr. II, It. Macloan, Meaari Halloy, Micholl, Gallant, and Rov, It. Murray,. The House Committeeoo reported that 10 patints ihad beeon admitted for trmatment and 17 diacharged, leaving 20 in the Hospital, doring the month. On the qutestlon of opening the IHospi tal ono night in the weok. Mr Micholl moved, and 1ov, Murray seconded, that the medlcal tatlf and matron he nmaked to furnloh their viowd on the proonaual, it being undorstood that night vialtjor would heo ndmittcd only when the name of the patient to ho visited watt given. An iaodmnant by Mr hallant, coe conded by Mri Thompson, that the com mitteeoo take atope to open the HIospital for visitors one night In each week, on being put to the veto, was carried, - The aceretary was authorised to make the nec...
BAPTIST MEN'S OWN. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
BAPTIST MEN'S OWN, IRay Edward louac, pastor of the Baptist tchurch, Cecil atreot, presided over a largely attended concert hold by the Mon'a Own at the church on Wedneaday evoening. Mr E, E. Robin non preaided at the pianoforto and played "Caliph of Bagdad " an a nolo. Mr 8, Porter gave two violin aelectiona and selections by the Orion string band wore so nicely rendered that the performora were recalled, Mr If senior sang the well known aelection from Verdi's opera " Rigoletto," " La Donna Mobile " in a good tonor voice, and Mr Thoman and Mr Ilipkin alco aung coloe. Meaore J. Sullivan and Mitchcll were encored for the dunet " Watchman What of the Night" and they each Zang aelou very acceptably. Mr O Jonukin mixed things a bit and was freely encored. iHe gave anecdotea comic songa, balladu and led choruouo, ltheo noteworthy featuro of his perform auca being that he couln't go wrong.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 20 June 1914
BIRTH. PARSONS.—At Williamstown, on 4th June, to Mr and Mrs F. W. Parsons, a daughter (Jean). Doath. FIDANI.—On 18th June, at Austin &nbsp; Hospital, Nina Emma, beloved eldest daughter of Marone and late Fanny Fidani and beloved step-daughter &nbsp; and sister of Annie E. Fidani, of Wil- liamstown, Mrs Trahan, Mrs Stubbs, &nbsp; Mrs Jolly, Maude and Frank. Aged 36 years. Resting. The Advertiser. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Saturday, June 20, 1914.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
COuRlsINU. Im'llu hocal olub r',n another 81tko laIt wook Ilr a taophy proaoltcd by Mr EI Par'ib, alul o0o by tho club. Thu wini nor turned Up Iu Mr h-lub Ottor'u Lady ilrown. with Mehoalri Poolor anud alvin'd Palofaoo runlnuor up. To-night ountrice closo at nine o'olok for tho trophy pro sontod by tho prositdont, Mr D)ennia, at tho Oustomu Houuo Hotol, whon tho draw takou plaoo. Tho uailo of mombr4a' tiokotu have bou utoppold and only thouao mcmboru who have tilokota will be able to ruu for tho remaining trophl?sa;
WITH THE JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
WIIli TIlE JUNIOR'J [IlY WVIt'LTL], Town Juniors, 9 goals 3 behinds-57 pts, Port Mchb, 3 ,, 6 ,, 2.4 , The above match was playcd on the local cricket grounllld ICefoc a good crowd of spectators, T'le Juniolrsi played a nice even silde and never at any sltage of thle game did the issuC appe,' in doubt. Considering l'ort Mclbourne (until Satur day) undcfeated, the Juniors ar.e deserving of every credit for the decisive manner ill which they disposed of their opponcntis. Juniors' goal-lkickers were -Punlshon 2, Maraun 2, Jameson, Lewis, Smythc, Thlompsot and 13uttcrfl'cld. To-day. Combined unitors v, Dourke anid Elverlyn District, at Mcruda, Gunn, Greenway, legg alnd Lewis were selcctcd to represent the Townl Jtniors, andi are requested to catch the I15 pnt. train fromnt Northi Melbourne. Last Saturday the Morning Stars played Newport Juniors at Newport, thle scorCes being: -- Newport Jluniors 7 goals x bchlltnds; Morning Stars I goal i behinds. The best playcrs were; lMarlin (whose r...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
?FOOTIBALL. [BY BIOUNDAILY], W\Villiamstown, to goals go bchinds--7o pts. l'sscndon, g ,, 6 ,, 60 ,, Williamstown's goal-lickers- Elliott 4, Mitchecl ?. Wallis 2, Atmuy, Grant. ITwelfthi day. Town v. Essendoln, I.ssontlon overwhelmncd in last quarter, T'ile Willianistown team this year is noted for its xcellent finishes and Saturday's match was another game whliich roused the spectators up to a hIigh tLcnsionll of ex citement, With only five minutes' play to go, Town reiquired two goals to winll, when E. Bt3s. bridge, hittlling well out of tile rock to a trio of rovers, calscd tile pace to become a cracker, and, hiy dashing football, Grant, \Wallis and Elliott scored goals in quick successiOll and brought Towll out winnllers by tell points, amidst dteafening cliheers. Every man did hIis best, but Wallis, both before and after being hlurt, was very prolminentt Recitnan, as captain, was the guiding star of the matchi, a most pleasing feature bcieg the manner in which the men assisted ...
GRAND NATIONAL HURDLE AND STEEPLECHASE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
GRAND NATIONAL IIUltDLIS AND FiTEIPLIIA1tICO 3 In the formor evont, Oli Ihoadtels the list with I let 181bs, which is only O61bs ioure than ho won with last year, and as his victory was a very pronounced one, he should again have an exeoollenout chaneoo, Olontate is nicoly weighted at 11st tlbs and the amuo may ba said of Widdon, who is a top-noteher. Lrl Walls (list 2lbs) is a ilniden, but the is bui't to:scarry weight and is not ovorburdonod. Wine cousin (IOst) should be very hard to boat, Bonnie Geoorge at 10st 1lbs is a possibility and it is quite probable that he will annox a hurdle race before the big event is decided. Dust Clhud, Lird Groy, Sir Prim, Ulind Harry, IlOecoaino would appoar to have chancee, but porhaps the winner may be found amongst the follow ing six, viz: Obi, Widden, Olontaft, Lord Groy, WiasosJnasia, looausino, lu the OQraud National Stocploohaso, Vangunard is on the scratch mark at 12st Bibs, and the gallant little gray will tldo no end of boating. Loah Kli...
WILILAMSTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
WVILIIAlSTOWYN IACIS, ploudid onlrlos havo boon rocuived for tho abovo tixturo and as four of tho ovout ar' for jltmporI , tho aflorucoL' a racig should ho highly intoroatiug. Our autloipations aro ua undor. Maidon lHurdio lRaoo.-Porch or 'ardy, Blind larry. Maidalnl S:ooploohaao.--All lltay 1, 'Tori 9~, G(old Count Wi\t\ir IIudio?p.- Maiplo Loaf or Noble lionnio, Copportop. Williat town htooploohaao. - Corad jil or Foatorr on. Pert Phillip Hurdlo Raco.--Bounio G(oorgo 1, looasaiuo ~2, Lordt Oroy. Point Couok lHudicap.-Obtoauui'na 1, LJr'aez ~, Duufrioa,
THE MARKET RESERVE. THE PROPOSED TRANSFER. A PECULIAR SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
THE MARKET RESERVE, r-4~-- T'LHET PROPOSED TRANSFER. A P'EOULIARt SIITUATION. Tiiu proposal to transfer 100 foot of the Mlarket rosorvo to the El Jueaction )Department will come beforo thim Council on Tuesday next, Councillor Woods has given notice of his inton. tion to nmovo that resolution agrooing to the transfer be resocinded. The matter was brought bofore the Coiuncil by the Coutral Stato School Committooee. The iromiso given to that lb?dy has been lorsarded to tho lluclatiol I),lpartinont anid the do. partmenit hai written to the Council neotpting tlhe gift, A dolputatiou from thu Scho cl Cominittot , accompanl:Uiod by MIr Leinmon, IM.L A., wvaited on the 0 oveornment yoet~rday wook attl rietqtstctdl that, the, fetlco be at onelo romovol and that a notice be publishod inl the Government (.l ~tto revolting the Crown i grant, wvhichI was origi. rally made for market purposos. Mr John Cameron aind Mr Dro?w, who waited on the Council and ro qu,.ated it to stay its hand na the trin...
AMATEUR ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
AMATEUR ATHLETICS, TlAT tho nowly establisehod Amateur Athletle and Physical Oulture Olub sup plied a long felt want iu this tows is shown by the manner in which it is booming. On Wodnesdedy evening the third meoting was held and instruct ir Yeo put tho 41 onthuosi ieto wh. s'.ripp: d throughthhe Swedish oxorelsea, Several now membors presouonted themsolves, and the suppi r room was taxod almost to the limit of its accommodaition, Up to the presont timo Mr. Yo hais bzen able to tako the class each ovouieng, but Mr. Insutanoo will bo availablo whon occasion requriers. Tho committoo hos drawn up I the necessary rulces, and will seo that thoy are carried out, The managemlnot of tho club is in the Ihands of mcoI of tried exporiouco int stlucl mattra, and we have theo assuranco that parentous of yongsti r ', many oft whom havO alrody jiuned tho club, may rest natisatld thlt thi club will Sbe condtluted itl a proper manne r. The moemborship roll is very full now, and all intoeuding mombor...
TWO WAYWARD GIRLS. SLEEPING OUT AT NIGHT. SENT TO HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
TWO W\AYWARID GIIRLS, SL.EEPING OUT AT NIGULT. SENT TO IIOME,. ,1:*ssuti Ilick, Ward and llunnott, J'.P, on Tuesday morning dealt with two girls who had booien arreited at threo that morning loherping in the ComnmonnwealthI re?sorve. They woro charged with having inunfllciont manun ol Fuplport. Urasulla Conquite, thi young,.r of the two, wan undecr 19, rand her con panion, Maudo Maynard, wans under 10. ColUluito cried loudly during the timue aio wat in court and was re luctant to leavo the court after heor ca?e had been dealt with. Maynard waa more ctmposed, but after conenuting to go to the Salvation Army Ilomo, caid cuh did not want to po t Stoe titl mInr tolhlir livw. in 1':int i',iul. clvutl atutl gatve tier lloney whenI abe wanited it. Conuitablo Glaeson, however, uaidl theo girla mother wat married to a Chinec and would not havo anything to do witIh her daughter. In cmit paty eith Conutable iiubbbs, hle foutd the two acetaced ulopinug i lllonig tlhe busheios in .the Cmunonweal...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
NOTES _F THE WEEK. -Williatu Francis MoLeId wVca yeastr. day granted a carrier's licncse. -Mr 1 rego Wood, fi roman black smith at tho WoYrshos., has retired on a pension. -Miss Elli T.i I r, teach r eI paint ing, Forguson etccot, h:as resumed tuition. --"'Givo Us This Dly " a picturo in sel rools, at the Thceatr Monday nigh!, (three nights only.) --Oonecrt in aid of Prosbytr'an Girls' Guild, at Cecil strcot School Hall unext Tuesday ovoning. -James Dovercou, butcho , Nowport on Tuesday obtiuned ai order for £2/11/10 with 15/6 corte, against T. Huso, -Counstablo Black shit a dog in Nulson placo on Wtednluaday :ltrnoun, It had beeoon run ovdr by a tauttj cr. A Gl-to-Church crusade has boeen r. solved upon by a meeting at which overy Ohurch in the town w,.as reprcented. -Areangemouts uhavo bcon m|ado for the WVilliatn.town 'Tenni OClub annual dance to) take placo on Thursl sy, 13th August. --Hibarnian 1.11., Mechanics' Ilstituto, Weduaeday, July 8Ih, Tioictu obtaioablo from \VW, H. O'...
MOTOR CAR MISHAP. COLLISION AT YARRAVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 27 June 1914
MOTOR CAR MISHAP. COLLISION AT YAltiAVIIVC, Dl? ESilor, while driving two goutle men to WVillianuatowol in hie meotor car on Tuoueday ovouening at about nino ocloek, came into collision with a wandoriung hore, which w\an grazing il thelo troeet at Yarraville. The occupanto oft tht car were Ihrownl out Indl the car atuttained dAluagoU Oetimnated at £20 l)e Eolor andl hi party at once went to theo Yarravillo polico etation and ro ported tho occutrrence and a contabhle went to the epot and eatietied himeuolf that theo car wae on ita right uide? The polico explroaused the olpiniao tihat the only roendy vwould bo a civil one for damnagca. Elnquiry wa t iado ea to }th owlorolip of the hlors?, but thoro vwa no claimant in aight.