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PURITY CRUSADE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 13 February 1914
PURITY CRUSADE A mass meeting of men, to consider what can be done to check immorality, was held at the Willesden Hippodrome yesterday afternoon (says "Tha \Vest minster Gazette" of December 8), and the principal speakers were the Bishop of London and the Rev. C. Silvester Horne. The Bishop stated that the words of Browning, "God's in His heaven, all's right with the world," could nut be said now. We had been given a very good world, and if a mess had been made of it, it was man's fault and not God's. There was plenty of sunshine in the world, plenty of water, and plenty of land. There was a burst of laughter at the reference to land, whereupon Dr. In gram said, "Oh, MLr Lloyd George and I know each other; we are very good friends." He proceeded to declare that if they spoiled the whole thing by crowding in one place and having star vation wages, and by allowing people to live in places not fit for dogs, then that was not God's fault. "If we have made hell on earth with our bodies,"...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
ASSURANCE 00. LTD. ESTD. 1732, FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY. (OSSES PAID EXCEED £85000,000. Loass by DUSH FIRES and by LIMTI(INI ma madb good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. v?crIA_' 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., Omc?: MELBOUReE. DALCITY & CO, LTD., AB?ITC, TO NEWS'PAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap:. COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE. !lull WHERE SHAKESPEARE STUDIED The Rev. A. C. Knight, M.A., of Cam bridge, has been appointed headmaster of King Edward TI. School, Stratford on-Avon, at which Shakespeare re ceived his early education, and which dates back to the early thirteenth cen tury. It was given a new charter and r...
RECLUSE OF MAYFAIR [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
RECLUSE OF MIAYFAIR In the heart of 'Mayfair there re cently died a lady of considerable wealth, who for nearly 20 years had lived the life of a recluse, almost un known to her neighbors. She was Mrs Julia Macdonald, and she led a solitary existence, attended by only one servant, at a house in South street, Park lanie. In the same street reside Earl Grey, Katherine Duchess of Westminster. Sir Samuel Scott, M.P., and mnany other prominent people,, but Mrs Macdonald seldom left her house, and : in her lifetime no callers were ever allowed to enter her own particular room. For some time past she had been at tended by a West End medical practi-. tioner for bronchitis, and her death, a natural one. occurred suddenly on Fri day (reports the "Dally Express" of December 12). She was' buried at Kensal Green on Wednesday, and her house in South street is . now being thoroughly overhauled. Apparently, the part reserved for her special use has. not been touched for years. She had only one serva...
A SMART ONE-PIECE COSTUME. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
A SMART ONE-PIECE COSTUME. This design shows a perfectly sim ple model for a lady's one-piece dress, but it has originality. and style. Its lines are faultless, and the little an gles in the closing are different from anything yet seen. It consists of a shirt-blouse with an attached turn down collar, and either of two styles of sleeves. The skirt is a three or four-piece model attached at a regu lation waistline, with slight fulness at the top of the back. MI. Thorp and Co., sole agents, 191 Collins-street, .Melbourne, have But terick's paper pattern 6350, in sizes from 32 to 42 inches bust measure. Price, 1/1 posted.
TIPPING SYSTEM [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
TIPPING SYST Wi [Pro-printed from "The Daily Ex press," of December 23, 1930.) We regret to announce the death of NMr Herbert James Piper, the great re former,' who, seventeen years ago, brought about the total abolition of Christmas-boxes in the British Isles. Writing in these days, when every town has its Piper statue to commem orate our national deliverance .from the tyranny of tips, it is difficult to realise that the great movement had its beginning in a small semi-detached villa at Ealing. Looking back to that historic morn ing of December 26, 1913, one is able to reconstruct the scene. One sees Piper sitting at his breakfast tabld, and receiving the maidservant's mes sage: "It' you please, sir, the gentle man what empties the dustbin has called to wish you the compliments of the season." Piper (the British Museum has his letter telling the story) had already handed over a shilling, with the curi ous resignation of the tir victims of those days, when he was inspired with an id...
KAISER ON "OUR PROGRESS" [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
KAISER ON "OUR PROQRESS" The Emperor and Empress to-day visited the Rathaus. and were wel comed with an address (says Reu ter's Munich correspondent on -Decem ber 16.) In his reply the Emperor said: "Almighty God willed that it should be vouchsafed to our fathers to sow on the blood-drenched battlefield the seed which has borne such glorious fruit. The paths for all German races to un hindered development of their ideal and material forces were then made smooth for all the German tribes. Jn: addition to these favorable preliminary conditions, the present generation had enjoyed the blessings of a long and un disturbed peace. "Perhaps there is justification for asking seriously whether this favor of the times is being rightly used,. whether the sons are worthy of the fathers, whether our patri mony is heing properly developed even: under the strong protection of our splendid defence force on land and water." The Emperor said a glance at the enormous progress of Munich was cal -culated...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
• : CRICKET.; Two matches will bh e played to-day for the districtfiremiership. Railways and Asyldmm will meet at the Recrea tioni Reserve, which' should be ,a great m~atch ; and'Rhymney and Rocky Point will meet on the former ground: Asylum v. 'Cathcart:. The Asylum were at home to `Cath cart on Saturday: in the second round for the Ararat and District competi tion.:: The .visitors' played' better : cric ket in this match than they have for some time past,: and at one stage of the game it was very exciting.` The great spirit which existed 4right" throiigh. the match was a'fine example of how.eric ket ought to be :played. The follow ing are the scores: Cathcart. W: Marshall, c orans, b Philpott 2 Sweeney; :e Tyers, b Philpott :?- '23 E.,Marshall, b Philpott ..; .. ; .. '0 J. Toohey, b Tyers .. .. ..... 7 D. Kendall, run out.. .: .. .. 3 Smart, e Nichol, b M' Cracken .. 8 Cassanova, c Morris, b M'Uracken .8 deadon, c Sheppard, b Philpott .. 1 Bryson, c Lake, b M' Cracken.. .. 2 Owens...
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE Drastic regulations to meet the cel luloid danger are made in the report of the Departmental Committee (Eng land) which has been considering the matter. The proposals (says "The Daily News") are calculated to excite alarm among the public and to re volutionise the trade. The danger to the purchasing pub lic, it is pointed out, is increased by the fact that in many cases the na-. ture of the substance is not apparent, and the committee urge that some such words as "Celluloid, inflam mable," should be marked on or at tached to such articles and toys. Boots and shoes, parts of which other than the eyelets and hooks are coated with sheet celluloid, or to which celluloid buckles are attached, should not be sold without an indi cation to this effect Special risks attach to wearing celluloid in the hair. It is recommended that local autho rities should issue warnings to shop keepers as to the dangerous proper ties of celluloid. The amount of...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
.' ..!;:: '. : E ..TENNIS.. . t- ', ic':' . . With an idea of stimulating interest amongst members of theo W illaura Tennis Club, a meniber'iiiS~'dbnated;a rac'quet 4for =competition, corisi'ting of a- gentlemen 's- single:e handicap.i- "A match will also be,played to-day be tween the arnd B teams." ?.·:·J, : ? - - - . .. . . "' .. - "
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED Quinine, the price of which has just been advanced, is one of a number of drugs whose values are not wholly gov erned by the law of supply and de mand. The drug is obtained from Cinchona bark, which is no named because it was introduced into medicine in 1638 by Countess Chinchon, the wife of the Viceroy of Peru, who was herself cured of a fever by its aid. In the whole sale drug markets the bark is still call ed Chinchona, but the pharmacopoeial name is Cinchona. Until comparatively recent years the supply of bark was obtained from South America, and- it is in fact still commonly known as Peruvian bark. But about .fifty years ago an Eng tUsh traveller obtained some Cinchona seeds and brought them to England, where they were eventually bought by the Dutch Government. They were planted in the Island of Java. and af ter a long series oa experiments the Dutch Government succeeded in culti vating trees which will yield two or even three times as much quinine as the...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
THE.TURFP. ':' i When the committee of the Willaura Race. Club met recently to -frame its programme, there was included in the races two trotting events.-i" On /the programme: being submitted to tho V.1.C. for approval, it was objected to on account of there being two ITrots. The club also applied to tne ,V.RBC.' for Friday, 3rd April, for the-date of: the meeting. -I This has' noti been- granted, but Friday, 17th April, has been offer ed. 'A meeting of the committee. will be held .almost immediately' to !re-ar range:the programme and consider the date.. . - : :... . ., _. -.....:-. -*:
INSPIRATION IN DREAM WIFE'S CHANGE OF WILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
INSPIRATION- IN DREAEWA , WIFE'S CHANG OFP TVILL A suit was commefned in the Ilro bate Division yesterday. (states "The Daily Mail." December 18), bfefore Mr Justice Bargrave and a special jury, in which there is a contest respecting a codicil attached to the will of MIme. Emma Josephine Pilot, married daugh ter of the late M. de Nicol, proprietor of the Cafe Royal, Regent street. The will was made on lMarch 23, 1912; the ncolcll was dated ten days later. She died at her residence in London on .April 23 of the same year, aged fifty five. She had been twice married; her first husband was M. Pegache, who died in 1S97, and she married M. Henri Francis Louis Pilet in 1899. The executors propounded the docu ments; and the codicil was opposed by the husband. M. Pilet, who alleged among other things undue influence of the mother, lime. Celestine de Nicol. The estatrix's son by her former mar riage, Daniel rouis Georges Pegache, was also a defendant, but took no part in the case. There was ...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
BOWL8. The Stawell "News" refers as fol lows. to the match between Ararat and Stawell, the scores of which were pub-I lished in our last issue:-0 Wednes. day afternoon the Stawell Club played their third match for the above trophy' when they meet the Ararat Club on the local green. Both clubs were strongly represented, and the visitors, bringing one of the strongest rinxs that have ever represented the club off their own green, were confident of turning the tables on their opponents and get ting even by defeating the locals on their own green. The visitors, how ever, reckoned without their hosts, who had instructed Curator Jones to have a fast green, and these instructions were I faithfullv carried out, the green play ing very fast, and to the visecors, used to a heavy green, proved most difficult. The result of the match was an easy win for Stawell by 33 points, although one of the local rinks was badly beaten. By wninning the match the Stawell Club have placed themselves in an exc...
SIMPLY WONDERFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
SIMPLY WONDERFUL. "'My little girl, Zelda, suffered so continuously with croup that I began to think she would never get better," writes Mrs Ganntlett, 169 Adelaide Road, Newtown, N.Z. "Seeing Cham berlain's Cough Remedy advertised I thought I would try it, and could see a change in her straight away. It is simply wonderful how quickly Cham bherlain's Cough Remedy relieved the child." For sale by Cust and Scholes. Gen. Merchants; T. A. Wild and A. rmann. chmists. Ararat. A wild duck can. fly at a speed of 90 ples an hour.
The Ararat Advertiser. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
3ATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914. T-here was a blank sheet at the Ara :at Poliee Court yesterday morning. The task of compiling the names for e State rolls has been completed so ?r as the Ararat police are concerned. .rrangements are being made for m ilitary~ oncert and picture show to ,ic eld `early next month in aid of the Senior Cadet funds. It is announced by the Railway Com. missioners that the Crowlands to Na varre line, 221 miles, will be open for passenger trafice on the 1st July. At the Portland show on Wednesday, Miss M' Culloch, of Woodlands; secured the following prizes:-First for huntir first for h'orse over hurdles, and second for 13 stone hack.- t Accounts await payment at the Ara rat Sub-treasury for the following.:--, Ararat Borougl?Tosincit, .b GCrssley and Son,G-. Harriotti A. G. Hutchin son, J, R.JBMatthews, N.: M'Donald, 'J. M'Namara.-Y . ·I t:- -k A iman namied Henry,' Pearce was brought b~efre"tlihi :raat!Police Court on Thursday~ morning : lasti ' charged with:bei...
AVIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
AVIATION. Interest in the art of flying has bbe? given a great fillip by the feats of Mt II. Hawker and his mechanist,' Mr G. Kauper. Their demonstrations : show how rapill the advance has been in con nection with the manufacture and: im provement of. flying machines. Though the proposal to ly round the world is described by Mr Wilbur Wright as a foolhardy adventuire foredoomeel to failure, there is no room to doubt but that we are so far only on the threshold of aviation, and that before: long, thie conquest of the air will be coanplaete We need only look back a few years to see the progress. In 1908.tn. greatest speed attained was 39 .miles-?' ,hiir, the greatest altitude 1000 feet, and P.5 tl:iles was the longest .non-stop, flight. Last year a speed of 126 ,miles. an ho?u was registered, a heightorf 0'(,20) feet reached, and 646 miles covee:d'witllihoit a stop. This was done Iv.y iercnplan'us. Veilrine's great flight fiom Pdris tii Cairo, via Vienna; Constantinaple and Beirut, a ...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
MINING INTELIGENCOE. The.-application of, T. H. Turner for lease'.No- 2347, parishes of Merrvmbu eia andLangi Logan has been refuse~d. Repoits -of an encouraging nature are to hand concerning a prospect which has beein obtained from a hole which has been sunk- to. a depth of 11 or 12 feet on -a lease held by Mr P. Forster, of the Turf Hotel, covering that area where - the railway bridge crosses the Ballarat road, and about three chains chains - from the Hopkins River. Mr Ching", -a' railway ganger, some little time back sank the shaft referred to, and got'hbout 4 dwts of nice gold from it. \?e understand that a syndicate from Tasmania have been inquiring about the lease. Aarat and its mining possiblities are attracting attention over a very widespread area. At the present time a gentleman from North-west Australia, a son of a former old Araratian, is in the district.- He is interested in the New Langi Logan Co., and is making inquiries in regard to it on behalf of shareholders in th...
AN EXPIRING SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
AN EXPIRING SESSION. It is quite possible that.before this reaches you, or at any 'rate?,-ere :-it passes through your hands to'those~of my readers, the State 'Parliauieitari session will have been brought to "a close. It is certainly dying. hard, but the Ministry is determined 'to push mat ters to a finish. After the' all night sittings of last week,'the Assembly sat right through Wednesday inight ::till eight o'clock in the morning, and ,re sumed early on Thursday. afternoon. On Friday it will meet at 11 o'clock, and t.,ere is some hope that members will he finally relieved from further work for the session before the House rises. The Railway estimates have not yet been disposed of.• These:took a good dealof time,.for. Labor.members seized the opportunity to try and force the adoption of wages boards rates of pay for railway employes, and the ap. pointment of a Royal Commission to re port upon the conditions of employment in the service. The Ministry declined to agree to the propo...