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MR. WATT'S COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
MR. WATT'S COMMENTS. The i remiar subsequently expressed his gratitude at the result of the elections. Ha n'e\>.r .6ad a. doubt as to t he resul'.o. . These ...showed that the cUctors appreciated the good services rendered by ihe Government. The opposition to himself and Mr. Mackinnon was the uiual form of thi Labour party's attacks. The re sults clearly proved that Lho new Li beral Government had, the confidence rf Uif country, and he trusted that the Government would prove worthy of that confidence,
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
, MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET MELBOURNE; Thnr&a'ay. To-day's quotations were :—k Wheat—3/GJ per bushel'. Oats—Milling, 1/9J ; teed, 1/RJ Per bushtl. Chall—C2/15/ per ton. ' Hay—To £5/10/ per ton. Potatoes—1.4/15/ per ton. Onions—£7/10/ per ton. Cheese—Dull, /ouotatlona unchanged. Prime mellow to 9(1, semi to 7&lt;1, new 5 id per lb. Flutter—Choicest lljcl, choice H^il, Rood to lOd per lb. , i ErfEB— Supplies .fair* Storekeepers' llne'TJd, special to. 9id, private lines 10(1, new laid 10,'d.
WATERSIDE WORKERS' DISPUTE. AN ABORTIVE CONFERENCE. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
WATERSIDE WORKERS'' DISPUTE. ' AN AB0YlTfV^*^b'SrFI*fti:NCR'.' ' (Wire From Our Correspondent.) MEIiBOUTlNK, Thursday. \ I he conference between the. Mel bourne water,si.de workers and ,wy Plcyers-to-day, failed, to bear fruit. The employers,refused to accept the lo,;. The employers object to go to Ums Arbitration, court,....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
WOMEN AS ^CLERGYMEN." TV 7-1- votes to 7*2 the Synod of the Pro cstnnt Church of theOnt'mof Keuelwtel, Switzerland, 1ms decided to admit women to the faculty of theology. This decision means thnt in futuro women who obtain their theological degree at a university will bo Fntitled like men to the status of clergy men in this canton, with similar rights and duties. Two years ago the synod of the canton of Orisons took a similar stop, and already possesses a lady '•clergyman," the only'one in Switzerland. At Neuehntel there are woinun doctors, dentists and lawyers, and i t he fact that women can now become pas* tors of congregations shows tho vntuo of the nou militant propnganda quietly but assiduously carried on during the past few years. Gl/ENTHOMPSON—Friday (Aftarncon), 21th Januruy. THOMAS' PAINLESS DENTISTRY Acknowledged by the Press the Greatest System of Painless Dentistry in Aus tralasia. 88 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 9i Victoria Avenue, Albert Park M. L. THOMAS (liecorded by ...
GAZETTE EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
GAZETTE EXTRACTS. , The following, notifications -appeared in the Inst issue of the Government Gazette :—Applications for lease ap proved—B. Mount, 125a 3r 2»P, Mun tham ; J. Hutchins, 2r *!3p, Kon ongwootong. Licence void—J. S. Vincent, 5n, Toolondo A. Con don, 373a lr 3p, Tyrendarra. Licen ces approved—R. A. Cai'bi'.'i,' 320a, Burrone, North's M. f)- M'lntyre, 452a, Toolongrook. Permits to ,ocT cupv—K. -Forbes, 204a 2r,,i?Cp, Mou zie ; A. Devereuz, 10a 3:.p, Green lvills. A temporary victuallers' liccncc for ' n publican's booth, at ths.Uranx liolnie carnival on the 2Gth Inst, was yesterday granted (to' James II. Rough, of the lirunxnolrhe hotel. A special court' 'of petty sessions is to i,e held at the Hamilton court house on Wednesday, ,.&lt;\pril 1. at 10 o'clock, for the revision of the jury lists for the jury district of Hamil ton. 'fhe projected picnic to Nigretta Kalis on, Saturday next, under the aiitpices of the 1.0.II.,,is arousing a KooJ deal of enthusiasm, ftnd...
THE HARVESTERS ARE FEW. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
'THE HARVESTERS ARE FEW."' The sulf between the farmers nrul rural workers, particularly in New South Wales, widens. Conferences between employers ami employes have failed , to produce a settlement of differences, and both sides are pre paring for the crisis which is ' bound to come. It is reported from Wagg.' that Farmers' Union representatives state that if the Rural Workers' Un ion declares wheat or chaff "black. " and obtains the co-operation of wni terside workers not to handle such produce, farmers from all over the Staees will go to Sydney and handle the produce on ithe wharfs. This will only be done as a last resort. Every day names are added, to the list of those prepared to go to Syd ney or Melbourne to assist in load ing* ships. Referring to a similar trouble at JVIortlake, the local cor respondent of the "Age" says :—"At the beginning of the harvest tlie rural workers of the district declined to accept employment unless the farmers advanced the rural workers' log rates. ...
MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. GOVERNMENT CANDIDATES SUCCESSFUL. MR. WATT DELIGHTED WITH RESULT. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
Ministerial elections. GOVERNMENT CANDIDATES SUC CESSFUL. MU. WATT DKUGHTRD WITH iUiSULT. (Wire Prom Our Correspondent.) iMI't^UOimNK, Thursday. Thi: elections in the Esuendon, Pinhrnn, ami Honing constituencies, in which tho .Premier. (Mr, Watt), the Atti.l'n iy-Geiur.il (ill-. Mackinnon), unci th-' Minir-tiM1 for Agriculture (Mr. Hutchinson) were apposed respective ly by .M.'ssrs. l&lt;\ Keane I, Labour), W. II. Webber (l.nboiir), and I"1. M'Rao t Liberal^ wire lield to-dny. In all eases the Mini'stsrs were returned • \,y sulstan.iul majorities. l'Villowin; are. the. results :— I0.SSENDON. Watt ' .... ' ' - tUM Keane ... 4761 I'RAHRAN. MacKinnon ■ ... 5641 Webber. ■;> -M* . (Tncoiriploto,. 1 ut'..decisive.)V. ' B.QRTJNG.,),, \ . i Huiutoittson.. 21)21 M 'Kac .... ... i ... Ilia? .(Incomplete,' but ■ decisive;)-; . Following are. the..figures recorded at a majority of the booths -.—^ Eangernnp Shoep Hills ... Keljalnc Boolite Areegra Cannum East Aubrey ... Willenabrina ....
MOTOR CAR MISHAP. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
MOTOR C'AR MISHAP. What mipftt have been., a serious ae- ] ci-dent occurreil yesterday morr.i' j about 11 o'clock to an 'Argyll car in which a. gentleman and his wife had been viewing the beauties ot the Western district nn&lt;l South-East. Leaving for Melbourne in the morning with high hopes for their final run, they hail scarcely gone three miles on the fialiarat road, where i descent' crosses a stone culvert, when the swivel axle on the front near wheel broke o/T short at the swivel, bring ing the car to a standstill within a few feet of tbe brink of the culvert. The wheel continued its carter for some fifty yards, eventually striking the fence. News was. broaf;nt • to Messrs. Learinonth's motor and en uineerine works of the mishap, and a relief car was soon at t!:« spot. The broken member was eo.r'tjvod to their workshop for repairs, which were speedily and satisfactorily done and the party continued their liome ward journey.
INTERESTING CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
rNTi'KKSTiNc; crtckk r. The nodal cricket match commen 1 coi! or. Nlelville oval yesterday be tv. eer the local association eleven and a team from the South I'Onstern ilis.1 ficL, of South Australia, lironsiit together hy Mr. \V. P. ITayman, was iutri rsting in many ways. One re cord, so far an the oval is conjoined, at. any rate, was pu:. up in the 'Inn ings' of «12 played hy f\ T!. Iwho, V.y Ihr> way, is one of the best nil round sportsmen in Australia, noini: a irooil billiardist, golfer, ami shoo ter, and the performance was highly creditable. Other scores and partner shins of greater value have, how over, been registered on the old cric ket around in earlier days. The sumo player was also one of the principal ligures in a most unusual perfor mance. -After liittine- the lvaU on one occasion lie and his partner rati three, between the wiclcets, but after G the umpires had had their say only one was registered, as two or the others had been called as "short, ' and therefore did...
KANGAROOS FOR THE GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
KANGAROOS FOR THE GA'R'OiCNS. I Always on the alert to add to the attractions of the Hamilton trai&lt;lerw, particularly by the addition oi Aus tralian fauna, Mx. TV. Hiighan has been successful in obtaining two line voting: specimens of kangaroo of the forester variety. Mr, Thos. Paten, n pentlcnian connected with the pro gress association. at Koroit, recently visited the local gardens in company with hiH wife ami child, and in return for the kindness extended to him- on that occasion by • Mr.. Hugliaa lias now forwarded the animals ahove mpntioncd for the gardens. They are just about half grown, and when lirnt put in Ihn enclosure the larger one beci>me' bo seared at' its now sur roundings that it promptly jumped the six feet of wire netting and car eerod wildly about the e aniens until surrounded \>y a number of persons Iaiid cantured. Tlie marsupials have now settled down, and it is expected that in . the . course of a few weeks they ■will 'he quite tame. .Mr. Hugh...
LAST DAYS OF POMPEH. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
I-.AST DAYS OP POMPEII. l' on Monday next in the local town lial. a ne\v amusement company— tlie Grampians' Pictures Ltd.—will present, to a Hamilton audience a film founded on the incidents contain ed in Bulwor Lyttori's entrancing narrative dealing with life in the city ai Pompeii prior to its destruc tion in the early, days of the Christ1 ian era. Written eighteen centuriea after the actual happenings and while much of the famous city was still awaiting the lmrid of the ex cavator to reveal to the modern world evidence of the voluptuousness an 1 grandeur of the time Lvtton collected his. matter . with such pre. ci;e care as to make, the story a master piece and one 'almost of his torical accuracy. Similar fidelity to detail has characterised its pictorial reproduction and the film is held by expert? be eijual in merit to. "Quo Vt'.dis," n picture which has yet to be seen in provincial centres, hut the fame of which has been spread far and wide. , " The Last Days of Pom peii " is....
JUNIOR PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
JUN'IOK PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS. The .following additional successes of candidates from the Hamilton cen tre- are recorded History (distinc tion)—l-;uby Lang (Higher Ele iniiitary School. Hamilton). Pass— A* Hazel Dnimmond, H. K. Heine, Florence A. Tcrrill, G. M. Th»»mn« (1-1. 10.S., Hamilton), Agnes Anderson. (Mite Goldsmith, piivate tuition), J. Chambers (Melbourne High .School V. Phyllis Eg'aii vGeolong Hi'l; School), H. C. Evans (Educa tion .. Depar'j.nent CoVrespDndeijce Class), Winifred M'Kechnie (Alexan dra College), S. i. '.Oulridgo .'Hamil ton College), Winifred & '-White. (Ha niilton ijoreto Convent)'.
A SLIGHT COLLISION. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 16 January 1914
A SLIGHT COLLISION. A slight collision between a motor car and a bicycle occurred yesterday near Kennan's corner, at the inter- &nbsp; section of Gray and Thomson streets, and caused a little excitement for a &nbsp; time. Both were travelling slowly, and the cyclist was thrown, though fortunately without injury. The back wheel of the bicycle was considerably &nbsp; buckled, but no further danmage even- &nbsp; tuated. &nbsp;
PORTLAND. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 17 January 1914
POPTLAUD. iFrom Out Own Correspondent.) Fridav. ^ riio teachers' school of instruction in swimming has licen favoured with tine weather, nn&lt;l the daily round of O'.crcisa has been followed without interruption. Land breezes have pre vailed the whole time, making- t.hc S'a as smooth ns a lake. This lias been very helpful to tho^e students w!k> are passing through the elemen tary suigrs. On Wednesday a public con onstration in s« naming and res cue work was given by the camp commandant, Mr. Frank lienure.paire, with the assistance of his adjutant, Mr. Hoivlftt. The lifelioat crew aiso went through rocket firing and life saving pracice. and altogether. it. made a very inetresting afternoon for &lt;>:;j- numerous visitors. Permis sion havingi'been obtained from the I port authorities, n small charge fori suln.ission to the pier was made on behal: of the l0cal hospital, and the! s;;m of .£22/10/ was raised. Yester-j day afternoon the teachers were c-n teitainel b...