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THE MUNICIPAL FINANCES. INCREASED OVERDRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
THE MUNICIPAL FINANCES, -4--- INCREASED OVI itD'ATr. A sr.,riic *itr showing the anticipated overdraft at the end of the financial year has biee.n circulated, It shows that the municipal account is in credit £3000, but this will he turned into a debit balance before the end of Sep tember. Cr Woods wanted to know at the Public Works Cominitteo meeting on Tuesday evening if any authority to exccod the estimates had been given. The Surveyor said maintenance work had received more attention this year than last, Cr Ileriot-The Council decided to give the Surveyor a free haud, Cr Woods--That was in regard to works os the schedule, Thb Surveyor said the:r had been practic,lly no maint iirmance done last year, and' the estin tetie hIad presented this year had bU:n cut down. The expenditure of £300 on Melbourne road was absolutely n:cessary; there was £300 worth of tar in stock and tarring and channel cleansing had been done in excess of the estimates. Cr Byrne-The Finance Conunittee had fai...
TOWN COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JUNE 30th. PRESENT: Crs Liston, (Mayor), Neal, Gravell, Woods, Josephson, Heriot, Treganowan and By[?]e. LETTERS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. 0 TUESDAY, JUNE 30th. PREsENT : Ors Liston, (Mayor), Neal, Gravell, Woods, Josephson, iHeriot, Treganowan and Bytoe. LETTERns RECEIVED. The Housing Crusade Committee invited the Council to pass a resolu tion in favor of the reintroduction of the Local Government Act amending bill which gave the Councils power to make by-laws regulating the area for buildinag. Power to compulsorily purchase laud for playgrounds was suggested, The Mayor moved that the request be supported, iHe had attended a conference on this subject. Cr Treganowan seconded the motion which was agreed to, Mr ,J, Edwards requested that earth from Ilobson street be deposited on his land. Referred to the Surveyor, The United Friendly Societies' Au sociation rcqaeosted too Council to undertake the erection of a baud stand. Pormission to carry electric wire from Picture T'heatro to rille range in BIath place was also sought. Peor mission was gre atld and the first en quiry was referred to O-:rdeus Com mitteo...
THE GUILD OF PLAY. AN INFLUENTIAL DEPUTATION. INTERVIEWS THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
THE GUILD OF PLAY. AN INILUIENTIAL DEPUTATION, INTERVIEWS TIHE COUNCIL. ON Tuesday ovening a deputation from the Guild of Play interviowed the Council to request that land in central positions for children's playgrounds be obtained. Seats alongside the Council table were provided for Mrs Deakii (wife of Mr Alfred Deanin), Miss Murray (sister of the Chief Secrotary), Dr Norman Gibbs and Mrs Gibbs, Mr W. Thorn, Mrs V. Wischor, and Mrs McMillan. Mr Thorn said the league had been formed twelve months ago. Lincoln sq'are, in Carlton, as a result of its efforts, had boon fitted with swings and sand pits and other accessories. Col. lingwood, Richmond and Footsctay Councils had also been interviewed. Dr Gibbs said, from the medical aspect, the institution of playgrounds was desirable. Not only the health but the character of the children would be improved by organised play under the direction of playloadors. The idea was in successful operation in America, Miss Murray remarked that Wil liam...
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
NOTES OF TlE WEEK. -The Port Molbourno library has over 1000 horrowera. -Mr Trovur Jones and Mr Audiow Bremunr are mentioned a candidatoes for the North wlrd; Mr Jcouc is a definito starter. -Mr J. D. McGregor has secured the contract for horse hire at the piers, which has boon hold for come yearn by Mr IIU. Neal. -A meeting will he hold on Mouday next 3.80. p.m in conuootion with the Hospital Balls, which will take place 15th and 1th inlst. -" The Third Dogroe " at the Theatro Monday night. Intending patrons aro adylsed that this subjeoot will commence at 8 p.m. sharp. -The Mayor and Mayoress have algni. fled their intention of beoing present at the Ilibornian ball in the Mooehanics' Institute on Wednesday, -For the races, Flemingtou, motor lauunch 'Pasy " each day, 4th, 8th and lltb, from Gem pier at 12 o'clock, calling at Otevedoro pioer, 1/- return,--[ArVr --r J, , Spotswood, of 43 Osborno street, received Ifrom B udigo ogglaying competition £3 and gold modal for his six white l...
ASSAULT IN A FISH SHOP. HEAVY FINE IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
ASSAULT IN A FISH SIIOP.. IIEAVY IflNE IMPOSE-, JOsenm Caldwell, a young man, ap peared bofore Mr G. Read Murphy, P.M., snd Mr Stone, J,P, on Thursday afternoon charged . with umlawfully assaulting Lilah Harris, wife of the proprictor of a fish shop at North road, Newport. Mrs Harris told the Court that Cald. well came in and called for a crayfish, which was supplied to him, * He wcnt away without paying for it, I er hus. band went after him and brought him back, When he struck her hushand, she ordered him to leave and he smacked her in the face, pulled her hair and used obscene language, Constable Brennan said that Cald well, when arrested, asked to be given a chance. Sergeant Curtin said in 191.1 defend ant was fined £2 for olscene language and at the General Sessions lie was bound over in a surety of £.25 for imposing by false pretence:; on Georgo Heniderson. A line of £5 was imposed, or in default six mouths imprisonment. lie was allowed 14 days to find the money,
DRUIDS' SMOKE NIGHT. FORTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
DRUIDS' SMOKE NIGHT. --*--- FORTY-SIVIINTII ANNIVERSARY, A mokeo night to celebrato the 47th anniversary to Trafalgar lodge and to officially welcome the now Grand President, Brother James Cock, a member of Trafalgar lodge, was hold by Trafalgar lodge of Druids on Mon day evening at the Mechanice' In stitute and largely attended. The chair was occupied by Arch Druid Fisher, who entered very heartily into his dutioes and carried a big programmo through in good time. The Chairman in proposing " The Graud President " said be was very proud to have alongside him Brother Jamoes Cock, who had been raiced to this position in' the Grand Lodge, lIe felt sure Brother Cock would die. chargo the duties faithfully. IIo was the product of the Trafalgar lodge and they all wished him a succesaful term of office. The Grand President, who was re ceived with cheors, said he had been 23 years in the order and when he joined he had little thought of rising to the position he now occupied, Heo had to apo...
CENTRAL TENNIS CLUB. ANNUAL BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
CENTRAL TENNIS CLUB, ANNUAL BALL, T tt Central Taeni:, C(1b', 'annual bhall, which wa:, held at the Mechanics' hall on ThIur:Iday, was, a great sIiccc,, 'Phli is scentlially a young people's ball, about ho couple being prsent, who dlanced untiringily to the musnic of Jonc., and Io:,enthal'a band, The arrangements for the evening were admirably carried out by the secretary, IMr Fowler, assilted by a conutlittee of ladies anld gentlemen - Mii:sei C, Stebbing, F, Vallinus, A, Elliott, Messr., C. II. Downs, 1, Martin, J. Fowler antd F, W. Trcgatnowan. The ballroom looked exceedintgly nice with a)utumnl tint:; from primro.,e to rich red, forming the charming scheme of decoration. Red festoons overhead were looped to an effective centrepiece, The windows were framced with light lattice, threaded with autumntal tints which hung through ready to fall, The stage wax converted into a fern dell, with giant palms, ,hrubs and lerns, Supper was servedl in the annexe, anld lhere again the decorati...
SEVERE PUNISHMENT. "BLACKGUARDISM AND VIOLENCE. PENALTIES AMOUNT TO £12. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
SEVERE PUNISHMENT. " BLAOKOUARDISM AND VIOLIENOIC, PERtALTIE9 AMOUNT TO £12, A young man named Albert Bees, a stevedore's laborer, appeared before Messrs U, Read Murphy, P.M,, and Stone J.P,, on Thursday afternoon charged with unlawfully assaulting Joseph Peers, using obscence lan guage in the bar of the Oriental hotel, and refusing to leave the hotel when ordered to do so, Sub-inspector Kenneally prosecuted and MNr Ilall appeared for the defendant Elizabeth Mary Ryan, wife of the licensee, said on Msy s3td accused and his brother came into the bar, A man named Joseph Peers had offered sixpence for a drink but she refused to serve him as ha was under the in fluence of drink then, Defendant used insulting language to Peers and struck him in the mouth, drawing blood, Peers took off his coat and her husband then put Bees out. Joseph Peers, whom the PM. said was prevaricating, was ordered to remain in court. He could not iden tify Bees and recollected nothing. The P.M,-You have been dri...
GIRLS' GUILD CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
GIRLS' GUILD CONC.~RT, ---o4---- TiE: Cecil street Presbyterian Girls' Guild held their annual concert on Tuesday evening last, The concert was opened by Mr (eer, who explained the object of the Guild, Miss M. Armstrong opened the programme with a pianoforte salo entitled "Henentanz" Miss M. Andrews, who has a nice con tralto voice, sang "Some Whore a Voice is Calling" and "Annie Laurie" very effectively, Mr Watson was quite the popular man of the evening and was recalled fir his recitation " The Life Boat." As an encore, he gave " How Bill Adams Won the Battle of Waterloo." Later on in the evening, he kept the audience in roars of laughter by reciting " Tie Wreck of the steamer Paflin, and " Scotch Jokes," Mr Fuge sang " Bianca " in a sympathetic manner . Messrs Birch and Porter gave a violin and banjo selection entitled " Park Crescent " and for an encore " Bromaite," Mr Porter also played a violin solo en titled " Intenmezzo Venetien," Miss D. Beeston delighted the audience with ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 4 July 1914
Birth: EVANS.—On the 27th June, at Nurse Roling's, " Woudron," Bond street, Ballarat, to Mr and Mrs W. A. Evans, 17 Pasco street, Williamstown—a s0n &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (Albert Trevor). Both doing well. Bereavement. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; PARKER.—Mr Walter F. Parker and Family desire to sincerely thank their numerous kind friends for their ex- pressions of sympathy, letters, cards, telegrams and floral tributes during their recent sad bereavement of a loving wife and mother. WOOL????. Mrs Wool???? and Family &nbsp; &nbsp; desire to thank their many friends for kind messages of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr Esler, the employees of the Dockyard and Railway Signal Shops. 12 Dalgarno street, North Williamstown.
CHALLENGE. PALEFACE v DOMINO. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
PALE',FAlU V DOMINO, Owing to ho unatliufaolory dooluiou (;ivon in tho liinal f tho P'iuidoiit's W.O.O., we horoby olhallungo tho ownor, iudglo, or any (itorr looal sport, for a run betwoon tho albovo named doga, with a difforout judge, for a aide waglr of £5 or tuoro, Winner to pay judge nud tlipporu oipoatou. O. Pul',l:l & M. (OAlA'N.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
COURSING. Tho locual Club run aunuthor sitalo for the Presidcnt's (Mr J. DoIuui) trophy, Thoro wore fourtuoo outriec and the winnor turned up in Mlr . Roacho'hu Domino with Peolor tund Ualvin'is Paluo faoo sooond and 0. Hprigg's NII and Knight and Roaoho'u Miau Lily runners up. Nost S turday, July 18th, ontrlen will 0olo0 t t Pilliig's titag's Head hutol for a silvor tea pot, which han been pro sontod to tho Club by Mir S. Pilling. A largo ontry ii oexpected. Tho draw takes plaeo at 9 o'clock,
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
LA CR OSSE. The "A" team by winning from CaItur bury is now in lffth pliittiton ou tIhe premttiirship lii', with 72 goals for and 80 ia sioat, , S, aturday, Davie was oatily lou bust anl on the ground, hia 6 goals b in.- well earned. llwitt(2 geals) and Wirt. (t goa;l wcor a hu in geuu4 form. Joel again played a rattling gatuo and with lakler, Keig and the llick liros., mado a tItrong defence line, Final sooreo wi re o9 gals to 8. The "A" team playls Univoroily to-day at the liardCua ret tv. Pltay'ers Lunot at 2 80. Teiam -Martin, Ilick (2), Kitig, lieur, liowmaUn, Davie, F'orgo, Woe.le, Ttrtoil, Howitt, Joel, The 'll" team after it closoly contested game was defoatcd by the Adult DLaf toeam by 10 goals to i9, "1L" team plays Middle Park to-day at Albort Park. Playors catch 1,52 train. Team will be - Witllhitu, Thompolln, D)rw, tilger, Ogler, Davis, Orr, liaker, Mluller, Trist, Woods, Murray, Etnorgou oioa-Kollott, Loitidalo. The '-E" toeam d.foated ELtonld i by 10 goals to 21. The ...
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE. NEW ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
WILLIAMSTOWVN TItlHATRIE NEW ATTIRAOTIONS. During the werk at the the OtrO a tplondid solection of strilting pictures was sorconed inoluding a groat flvo rtol special The Third D)ogrooee, a splendid ox ample of the motion picture art, (Iraco Waugh appeared on taturday iight, but owing to her pony not being used to steag oexhihitionu nho was left out of the pr)ou?rait.nu during the w?vol, Licut, Stofl, a very clover entertainer and Ventriloqulet pleased with his novelties. For to-night, The Lif of Napoleon will be aeroenod. Other piotures includo Cutoy's Vacation, Tho Prico, A Victim of Projudieoo, ot, A strong variety pro granmmo is arrangeod, headed by The Sttoreys, piano playeor and ragtime singers, al? the btavor.alo Quintotto IanIjo Players and- Walter Bartlelt, the i, grog ship's lirolman For Mound ty night, a great throe reol special A Woman of tho People, a thril ilug war utory with Asta Nioleon nl the oadling role ; aloo the orendl mnorlc of W, W. Jacoh'u stories. IlBauty an...
HIBERNIAN BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
IIIBIiRNIAN BALL, -----+l- The'll ailttldallc't at the! eighth alllllllllt balli of it l l iberi ianI Qtluadrille Club, at 1the Mlecha lni s' Inslit utl \n ' ed ? itnesday i ening, 1iis soell te\lant mla rred h>y the ilt h lelllent weather which plrevailed diuring the week. I ititweve, theri e aertil ;hoeta Ii tliterls ilrsetll, andi they spelit a very alljyable elelhill-. l'll , d ecta tlli l e l _i e ule \ i.wa s m . efliiely c' rii'iid Iotil ill two c IolV ii,- rled llls t Iniu. tl, These colors, entwined ttllh Ifoliage, were extendedt froll lit, cenlrelIIece to all partsI of the hall, whlile fion tie reiliig aiid :stage 1 '1 Ii>l iiuspeted 'wicker hasket. illel villd i flowers t I hs c.hlo,, The windo iw-ledge> \t't concetttalt with 1 follige and red chry intliihent s, Illlll th e setl ble givinig ti ise hiall a i rightl and waai lll ii Ii l lica r ncte. A pretty white finec ail l td eel oicrtl'c aIerslie ihe sitgl, and 2ihllt'd aitove ;aId in fnil oif tlihe pickets wl'...
AN APPRENTICE INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
AN APPRENTICE INJURED, NOInI.MN Taylor, app,r.ticu on tho uteamuor Armadah, full Iwn tho hold iln Monday morning, whnu the vemsul was 11f Portland, and was iLij ircl in ttrially. Au tho c'an wans 'c ,Iidorcd serioue, Captain Allan Iluutor, the malctr, brought Taylor to Melhourno in thoe teamor, which arrived off the Gellibrand on Wedneuday morning. A Cuntomin launch took Taylor auhore and ho was removed to the Williantu town Io?frn tl,
NEW VALUATION. ENTRUSTED TO MR. W. H. EDDY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
NEW VALUJATIOI. ENTlRl'iSFI1) TO MN.. \\. I [. 'I'lhc IFinan oce tiontni ittCc, on Tu0Ct dave veniii ng iIVcrvedl to reccoin valuaitjlionf thi e tiiianiciail year coin-' nncHinm; in ()ct lIirr next, k nuii Iie o (f 11\ ii iiiise has (CCen hmiii rcnt hai ii [mii 111gn 1 10 t a ie \tialuc of clot I 111a(1 tIar. i llncrased to in \i(en iii i i i, rI u i le ily' ,, e iiiiated toy hrll A "l". ll I -i I d (1l I j( hC bi tillO n n lae ho>h il itcilol builti ii l iii l 111\e ) Ilelill l Ihelavii tIas oIf i. a lI IIIi tI M(-\ nl" ll C i! 1l ictll w t h i -l Iire Wa- h i i ght I~ ra hll i, ,tree li Mr. I . C i ilc . i was p. jiltc w1 ithl Ilie wiirk, on lihe
WITH THE JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
WITHI THE JUNIORS. [BY W!IagTL&], Town Juniors, g goals 13 behinds-67 pb, IPreton, 6 ,, ,, .2 Juniors' Gual.kickers -l-tunshon 3, Casc, 'Thornton ., Thomnpon, Lewis and (rccn away, Amongst Town's bust were Walker, ecll, Gunn, Thompson and l'unshot. To-day. Town Juniors v. 1ootacra~y on tlOl lucil cricket ground. 'lheI Juniors' team will be chosen front the follo\vwing:-l'unsllon (s) Case, Dean, Duonn, Maloney (a) Gunn, Janticrol (a), l.odwig, IButterfield, l'annll, cr, Tcer, 'ope, Smythe, Matthews, Fllgg, Thompson (a), Grccnaway, Walker, Lewis, Ma'ratln, Bcll Tenant, Greaves, Umpire -Crawford, Players to be on the ground at 2.30. Imperials received a walkover froml Yarraville Imps. "To-day Imperials play Bevcrley on the Markct rsc:,crve, Imperials' team -- Iidmnnts,Tittcr, Lyons, Goldsmith (3), lFroudtle, Andrews, Robcrts, Cox, Dagon, (lair, Elder, Saker, Paton. C.handler, Cameron, Ilury 2, Lowe. l'ohl, Wilson, Flowers, Aitken, I ligham, Maloney, Tobitt, Thomas, Warren, Star...
POWER FROM SEWER GAS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
POWER FROM SEWER GAS. Tl'het auc-te >:.ful exper.×I iiilt thait tilt ' (l?ll .rrlli.l'i ( i rxpT iil tt' h1 l n li;iclt: in uisin? thu llr a.s .iri i iini frollm septic lankt ) l or dlri\ ii i ;i iuclion i aSit plain ii s vii r ry s11 ii riiv (says Il lie ".\rg .u," ). \\'hlt hliai be'tn d(loite H Ird l l i' \\'nrkl&lt; ;i;r colt i sid 'rinllill lim p t) I lheir il' t Ith 'ir t. theicy iatie 11 (]|>ortunnyil :it hi:niid to drive lhis itinl i i) \uil l i l iil w hiihli w ill ic . t 1111hini; . I1 i i nll'ilvI ii m Ii l 'I ci ; i iti ctiinliL ,1 i'ilic linl :i dj;t c n i t to til: pamping stallion, ,nld dive'rti'm ; l lttl;in ;m\iiiiiilii il tr\\c ;Lagec into lhiis. (1 coinr ii;, uchii a schliemii x\xV )lll ld n t I)'e g?i l'e illto ul til iitS I)r>ictictiliility haiil bti' )iroved hli 're. Thli ir) ll -llhuildil not I (le dil'licult. Tl'hiri s :i lirgc, xpl)ic tlank at tlhe liit N x\\ )iir \\'urksliii-,, :ul Ili co m~l~|))sitii ui l li,>`i t t |it;i i) iiy ol ti ;...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Advertiser — 11 July 1914
FOOTBALL. [BY BIOUNDAIRY]. WVillianstowlv, 9 goals 4. bchintls--58 pt, trutlswick, 6 , 4 ,, .40 ,, \Villiatmstown's goal-licklir:; - Elliott 3, S:ott, 2, Gibbs, E, 3usbridgc, Ilarrison, Amuey, Fourlecnth day. \Villiamstown v. 3runtswick, (h8lt' again XV illittisI?toIl tlt ittoh "l'ttitt rlllli g s tlt tol t'j t' t 'i.it liltt \\'lgt tlt stinye titie fr 1ttltjit'C taftng w they hit's li unsw ict I tand i . in the Iti"; Iu li'|ter it'tl tViiiiii tin rt' ly ]iy 0,rt e ?lear endsll. .\hee. llnll, the itheIt ilit 'ive flor i lr;ticli e l i flt"r their, hb l,.ilit,, tf (1he dal,. :llnd 10 lteve' ill law\v?; :i trai neil' 01lll, Il;lih .? Ii ehlllll. IFor iiii halfl' tr oI 'e t cIl t' l ill1 in 1 ,11 1 ellll'hl iltid maeit Ih i li t it let, V t ttl" \vtlo lY tl, It i:. ?llter se,-el wvliel lhill Wt lesv t h? le aru ndi .~l ;iii, dulright lis thirte ]louir's ilili i 'i utr ition ,; h l l.iiil l ittyi' aliti ' hs t hihy i.u ' his tittrt liiii t;ll t hiit lii sil t?ih'lt'i htV it~ilt lit' for...