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AMUSEMENTS. THE DANDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
AMUSEMIENTS. TE: DANDIES, These. well-known entertainers have been presented by Mr Edward Branscombe iu the Town Uall for the last couple of nights. On esach oc casion they have been greeted with fair houses,I but attendances have hardly been commensure?e with the mierit of? the performances, for the Dandies supply entertainments of a brightness and variety not often seen up country. Their breezy, well rendered.songs and general contri butions :stamp all the artists as per formers of steerling quality.
BRING YOUR INCOME UP. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
SBRING YOUR INCOME UP, "Don't keep your expenses down to your income. Bring your income up to your expenses. If you manago to live on what you make. you will never be spurred to better performances." This is the advice given by a San Franciscan who has made good. And why not? It seems heresy but it is not, when you come to think it over. Take the clerk on $1200 or $1800 a year. If he is one of those carefully restrained men, keeping not only his agpenses, but his wants well within his meagre income, he will remain a clerk all his life; die with that same income in his old age. The man who has wants beyond his income to gratify, if he has any merit in him, will hustle to bring in the dollars that he needs. Maybe he does not actually wish to live on a better scale than he is living, but wishes to arve for investm·ent or for a rainy day. He must lift his revenue or live a hand-to-mouth existence, or run into debt beyond his ability to pay. He becomes ambitious, and more in dustrious, m...
THE DOT AND DASH GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
THE DOT AND DASH GIRL, At a time when the cry of women in ri:n,. the sphere of men's lecutimate emplr:uymnt is loud in the lan , it is intcr.tng rto recall (says the Sydney "Daily Tel~cgraph"i) how much encour ,ngent they got in that campaign :rnm men themselves. They haveo re cestly carried anotheir citadel in the Elctric Teieg.:aph Department. in Syd nuv. A visitor to that wonderful oen tr of actii-ty, the operating-room will find girls transcribing upon typowriters n:essges from the dot and dash tapes, -hat are korw'n in technical terms the tape from the Gell transmitter. "i ld," p:rophesies a head of a de prLtment, "it is only a ma tter of time un:t the girls will be on the Gel ma :hine!-s temsev!es. Of course it is a ma:,ttcr of individual intelligence and sf'atness but there Is really no reason why thei- should not do the whole of the work ina?-ad of only reading.' To the uninitiated the Morse code prisents smethinSg infinitely more puz ::ing than Pitman's shorthand, but, S.:-...
TARIFF REFORM. BONAR LAW'S COMPROMISE. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
'TARIFF REFCORM. BONAR LAW'S LOMPROMISE. LONDON, MNosDA . The " Westminster Gaztte, " (Liberal) is publishing correspon dence alleging that the Unionist newspapars are boycotting the tariff reform propaganda, and particularly the complaints of agriculturists, who consider, that the compromise pro pounded by: Mr Bonar Law at Edin burgh sacriiced the farmers for the mandfacturers of Birmingham and Sheffield. Meetings of the National Far mers'lUnions have been held in all counties, and they hasve carried reco lutions not:to assist in the promo tion of tariff reform if the benefits for agriculture, originally proposed, are .excluded. A Farmers' Tariff Usiion hasbeen formed to carry on the campaign against the tari~ff re form: compromise.
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Subsequently the usual meeting of the Borough Council was held. Pre sent-The Mayor (Cr. Landrigan) and the same representatives. CORRESPONDENCE. From Department of Public Works (through the Hon. A. R. Outtrim, M.P.), intimating that the council's application for a grant of £50 for main road maintenance had been scheduled for consideration a, the newt llocation of the roads vote. A vote of thanks was ccorded M: Outtrim on the motion of the Mayor and Cr. Ingram. From Country Fire Board, f-orward ing account for £2 19i lid, tho council's contribution for the South Central district.--Passed for pay menit. From Postal department, intimat ing that an arrangement to leave a messenger in charge of the Caris brook post office one half day each week could not be approved. In connection with this, the post mistress (Miss L. Leadbeater), sug gested that she be allowed off on Wednesday afternoon until not later than half-past 5 o'clock. On the motion of Crs. Ingram and Hinke, it...
ALWAYS PICKING SOMETHING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
The Bishop. of WarVestcr told a apital story t-Ce othL daiy Ii connec 'ion with the effirt~s oi the church in .hat part of the country to ai eviate the lot of the hioppers w'ho iock into Worcestoer-' ir S pt _mbar by the housand. (ne of the work;,.rs who had gone Sw to the h-cp iie-ds- to a-ist towt a lilap:dated indvidual i n a country "ne who, in respn?,ne to a quetint •aid he was a picker. This did not :onvey much to the euciqurer, and he ,ursued the sihubject. Jiihe hop-picker eadily retp;.,ded. He said "In the siiumimer 1 picks pCas and :ruit; then, whe. autumn comes round I picks lihops; aind in thle winter, when ;he weather i- duill I picks pockets. The- iwheu cil canht I p..e oakum. .'m kept nice and vrrlw during the :.old nmonths and th, n, when the nice lays comne roJunid igain I start pea c?icking, and so on again.'
CARISBROOK BOROUGH. WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
CARISBROOK BOROUGH. WATERWORKS TRUST. The monthly meeting of the Caria-. brook Waterworks Trust was held on Monday evening. Present-The Chairman (Com. J. Landrigan) and Coma Ingram, Dowie, Durbridge, Hinks, Nicholeon, Stewart and WVil liame. TREASURER'S REPORT. Mr C. T. Harper reported a credit balance of £87 7s 7d. SECRETARY'S REPORT. Mr H. Dickson reported :-1, The financial position of the trust on Dec. 31 was as follows :-Receipts, £430 7s Od; expenditure, £342 19e lid; Cr. balance, £87 7a 7d. 2. The amount of rates due on Jan. 1, 1913, was £596 17s 4d ; collected to Dec. 31, £344 14s 6d; written off, £4 14a; outstanding, £247 8s 10d. 3. Depth of water in reservoir is 10 ft. 3in.; rainfall for December was 64 points; total for year, 16.58 inches. The Secretary reported that the arrears of rates had been reduced £55 more than last year, and pleasure was expressed thereat. ACCOUNTS. Accounts amounting to £9 2s 2d were passed for payment. THE WATER QUESTION. Com. Hinks directed att...
GROWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
GROWLS. (BY "THE GRUMBLER.") We are told that " all men are liars." If this be so, the man who wrote of our great annual sports gathering as "Maryborough's annual drunk" must be a liar of the first magnitude. Of the 15 or 16,000 people who were present in Prince's Park on New Year's Day I did not see a single drunk. As far as I have been able to ascertain, there were not any arrests made for either drunkenness or any other crime. I am of the opinion that it would be diflicult to match this record in any portion of the Empire-or maybe in the world. Good order and good fellowship reigned supreme. The takings show a slight falling off as compared with last year. But this can be accounted for wholly, or in part, by a great many people leav ing the grounds without passes on the two occasions when the firebell rang, and othere returning "on the nod," etating they had previously enid. Under the circum:tances, the gatekeepers could not ie too rigid. L'be takings at our sports-£756 are in st...
MEXICAN SITUATION. AMERICA AND BRITAIN. NEW BRITISH AMBASSADOR. WASHINGTON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
MEXlICAN SITUATION. AMERICA AND BRITAIN. NEW BRITISH AMBASSADOR. WASHINGTON, MONDAY. Presiderit Woodrow WilVon, who is at present in Pass Christian (Mississippi), 52 miles from New Orleans, has refused- to comment on the action of the British authori ties in transferring Sir Lionel Carden, Envoy Extraodinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Central America, to Mexico. The officials of the President's entourage declare that it is likely that: the change has been made with the view of bringing the British policy in Mexico more into line with that of the United States. [Sir Lionel Garden has had con siderable experience in Mexico. He :was attached to Sir S. St. John's special mission in 1883 and two years later was appointed Cons?l in Mexico City. Sir Lionel was: the British Commissioner on the Mexican Mixed Claims Commis sion (1885 9), and has twice acted as British charge d'affairs in Mexico.
CYCLING AND MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
CY CLING AND MIOTORING. (BY DU?LoP.) An inspection of the motor cycles that took part in the Sydney- el bourne and Adelaide-Melbourne re liability contests raises the question, What is reliability, and what is the object of these tests? Several of the machines ridden by contestants who scored full points bore evidence of broken frames, broken forks, whee?? with loome and brok-en 6;okes, broken mud-guard stayv, sp-ings, carriers, etc, If these contes~s are to determine physical ability and not reliability of the machines used, then the riders of disabled machines are entitled to full points; in fact, to more credit for their ability and ingenuity in reaching their destina tion in the face of considerable diffi culty. But if the object of the tests is to ascertain the weakness of con struction of the competing machines for use under Australasian condi tions, then the conditions and rules of these reliability contests defeat the object, and render the tests in effectual. That it is pos...
TRIAL OF COLONEL VON REUTER. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
NL'i.~S L V'ON :I'~ c· ····- C.,. ! Colonel von i:Reuiter, dommanding officer of the 99'th regiment, has begun at Straeburg. The specific charges ~against the colonel are that he usurped the. executive power in Zabtero, and dthat he infringed the liberty of a subject. : [Lieutenant von Foers?tner was sentenced to 43days' imprisonment, a !sentence which means his retire ment from the army. Herr von Jagow made.the following remarks : :-"If officers stationed almoset in an enemy's country are to be threatened with .prosecution for· using their sabres on- civilians it would be a disgraci:e to the noblest profession. The repeal of the law which permits such a. state: of things is an urgent political necessity."]
CHINESE DISHES. BAMBOO SHOOTS AND SHARK'S FIN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
i u CHINESE DISHES. BAMBOO TSHO1TS .tND SARiKiUJ' FIN. Is there a o go g .. vogeo for things Chinese in London? 'Ino question is suggestied by the increaing numberil of Chinese restaurcnts i, the \\e-t-End. In P?o pir an:d t1he ":nigoi, of1 the docks whero the chips hi t Je b 'at East. trade bring mlany C:hin.se s'ilors among their crews ai number of hi.e 3 institutions of various kinds. including ioidgig-houses, Chin.-e i-nt:n :,nj opium dens and igroe.y tos hv.e long Ilourisihed. But Chine sc roiaur ants of a mon ilu-iu . q ?? mntin aro now to be found hi. t.h1 ,t1-'- . One is in a street !, Shfti-. suiy.-av' nue, a second at Piccandilly-circu - and now anither c as been e.t;.blis'd in tho Strand near tih LyceuI m iTheaCre. Seven Chineso coo-s ?ir i emp1i;led at the Strand house, andi he .unu conm prises nearly a huncdricl cxotic dish,,s. 'T'here are chop sueiSs of varios kindsii minxture of pock, chicken, or beef wi h mushrooms. bli01 shoots, grieen bean sprouts and o1ions with 0...
ALSACE-LORRAINE. GERMAN CONSERVATIVES ANGRY. IMPERIAL CHANCELLOR IN TROUBLE. BERLIN, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
A LSACE-LORRAINE, GERMAN CONSERVATIVES ANGRY. IPERIAL CHANCTELLOR , IN TROUBLE. : BERLIN, Moknriy The trouble between the offieirs of te?W 99th regiment and the citizens of Z:bern, in Alsace-Lorrai.ne, is ikel!y ,o have important lpolitical The senience of imnprisornixent ps ed on" Lieutenant von Foe??tner oi~r asauling a lawe shoemiakefrof cm haJs brought the ij?lria1 C c-or s(Dr. von Bethmann: H~LO i into conflict witth GELh' C vaives. The latter ie ii::i'the punishmen; , of the lieutenant as r rnde to an.ti-militarists. and ii to a -.,p,-le-. The Conseivative rs iS beiauding Herr vonJ-aOWg 1r i';eidnt' of police, who :has. t-ous-\ th" couurt-martialk:which r ,i t"o !?u~tanut, of having con :.c+,d h:iu lon'tr-ry to law. These+ u'n'?·iwsp. dtscribe Herr von Jagbw as t'? ch: am'ioan of Prussian ideals i.::isut h D'-o'?,cratic Reichatag. e r.-:iv ..... olt is greatly ,+ ,+izeni?~,- ,he ?i.o of Dr. von
DISTRICT NEWS. AVOCA. THE LATE MR. BATCHELOR. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
DISTRIOT NEEWS. (FROMI OUE COlRRSEPONDENT.) AVOCA. THE LATE MR. BATCHELOR. Mr Jas. Batchelor, who was found dead on Saturday last, suspended from a wire fence, was a familiar figure at Avcca for many years. He was born near Dublin, and came out to Australia in the palmy days. Mr Batchelor was at Lamplough diggings, and frequently recounted mazny stirring incidents connected with that field. After the gold rush at Avoca had abated somewhat he ac quired property near the river, and the famous Golden Stream mine is situated in one of the paddocks he formerly owned. For about 40 years Mr Batchelor had acted as pound Skeeper for the Avoca Shire, and he carried out his duties well. De ceased was well educated, and his, relatives in the old country are re puted to be very wealthy. He was possessed by means himself, having a substantial account in the local bank, where he also kept some valuable gold watches. The latter had been handed down from genera tion to generation, and are said to be...
PLAYING SAFE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
PLAYING SAFE. "Doctor," said the caller, "I'm the victim of insomnia. Can you cure me?" "I can," replied the physician. "But before I take the case I want to ask you one queation. Are you in buineess for yourself, or do you work for oth ers?" "I'm employed as a clerk at a gro cery," answered the patient. "Then you'll have to pay in ad vance," said the doctor. "I'm not doubting your honesty but after I get throughl with you the chances are you will sleep so soundly you'll lose your sob. Then you oan't pay me.
FAVEROLLES FOR UTILITY PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
S FAVEROLLES FOR UTILITY PU ,,POSES. The F;averolie fowl is a composite French breed, containing the blood, among others, of the Dorking and the Brahma. The former gives it in valuable table qualities, whilst the lat ter provides the character of hIardincs. As a matter of fact, the F?lvro-lo is nei of the most useful br~ieds in ex isience, .nod tha solo re. c's tbyi it 1s so little kept in this countrv i- thLt it is so little known and app'r~eat'-, In certainiu parts of Englrnd ni other bricd enjoys so good a ripufrin and it is significant that ',irds cf ' his stamnp, if properly fattened. in-ariabily realise e the top prices in the London markeots. A ierefordshire farmer who has kept Faverolles for some four years, considers them quite as good as WVyandottes for winter laying, whilst t?hir superior colour and quality for the table put them well ahead of that breed. A valuable feature of the Fa verollo is its quick growth. Being fine is bone in proportion to its size it grows as qui...
COMMERCIAL. WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
(0MJ4ERCIA L. i'HOELEBALE PRODUCE JMARKiTS. MELBOUR.N, Tn.esoy. The market is eteady, with a irm tone. Ordinary lots from the country are quot ed on the basis of3/5k(, while some pur chases have been made at slightly iess. Parcels are quoted at 3/65 to 36, with buyers at 3J53j, and only limited snp ,plies offering. A fair quantity of wheat is being purchased direct in the country from the farmers, but in many cases they are still too busy with the harvest to offer with any freedom, and the weight of the crop has still to be felt. The Lon 3on market is steady, but, while the tone is firm, business is inactive. Par cels are quoted at 35/ per quarter. Flour.-For local consumption the asso ciation price is £8/10/ delivered. Bran and Pollard.-The association price for bran is £4/101 delivered, and that for pollard £4115/. Earley.-The market is inactive. Good t'o prime English malting is worth 313 to 3,o. a little businese being done at the i:ter figure. Medium English is quoted a' from 2...
MALICIOUS JOY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 7 January 1914
MALICIOUS JOY. Thc "8ostaon Transcript r' ?,l.s the following:.. Old Peterby is rich and P:i;~y. " t',h eventof his death his nphew -rWH inherit his'~-property. A fr!',l oui } amiiy- said to the old .enti-~-ea : i hear your neph,Žw i 'inUD :m .rr. On that occasion youi .-?h': "'o something to nmake hi happy.'i "1 wEil " said Petr,': " 'l . tend that I amn darngerously- i "'' Mo'I people at,,1ur i- ;-rlc h. ally wake --p t ,,, :', ; e.--tRich ?-"d King,