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HALF WAY TO MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
HALT WAY TO MARRIAGE. Oiie dityia drill-sergeant iti the ana?y had a inumber of recruits to drill, anid wanied the married men :separated [rom- the 'single .olies,'so he formed them.in line and gave tihe word of cdm. "Single mten, advance, and married tmelet ail back in tlihe rear," A;I took tlieir places, except one, an Iristim:ni,. 'ibvio stld :still. The serge?tit asked, the reason why he had not liovcd, but no answer came [romt Pat : " Cotle. my man, are you married?'. "No," rdplied.Pat. "'lhen you are single?" SNo.'" . "lThen wil'l are you? . . "I'm 'coirtilig Sally." TI 'serganti otllapoed. A very a.nusinseg story, of the sboe roe Jlffersne:is related? While Ihe was planvig " Rip Vat Wiik'e a't.Chicago, Jefferson once went :o t.he- theltre very muchll exhausted by a blg .dav' fishing on- the lake. As ite curtnaln rote on tlh third act,: it iiseloaid tlie white-haired itip still leep in his twenty years' nap. Five. ten. tienlty minuts past, and lihe did lot awaken. The andiencu...
BATHER DROWNED. WOULD-BE RESCUER'S RISK. Traralgon, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
BATHER DROWNED. WOULD-BE R JSL'UER'S RISK. Traralgon, Jan. 12. Three young mena from Glengarry went to bathe in tlhe Latrobe River, about four mies fromlll Traralgo yes terdav afternoon, and one of hem, named Gilbert. 21, was sized with cramp and drowniedtthollgh a colnpan ion, .ir. Matheson," made a plucky attempt to .,ave him. Gilbert struggled so violently that Matheson, to save himself, had to .release his bold. Gilbert was carried down the stream. which was running strongly at the time. Traralgon and Toongabbie police dragged the river and recovered the body last evening.
EVOLUTION OF THE WEDDING CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
EVOLUTION OF.THE WEDDING CARE. .-When il ancient or imperial Rome a imaiden was wedded according to cona la :,.:io, she always carried three ears of wheat in her hand, while over her head was broken a ~iempe cake of far and tnola salsao s ai presage of plenty and an ample ahund:oce of the cood things -of .life: The bridal-wreath of an early Engliih bride was likewise lash :oned of benrded (and sometimes gild dl. wheaten rpikes: while, on her re !url from ceturch. corn and other cer tal. were slo?wprrd upon her and thlen carefully ntheredd up and consume bvty,.h?eeddin guests. In this we re coiunise i ,rude. ancestor of a modern feliibon. that of sending a newly-mar. riidci pnir off in at small blizzard al hoo'd. ;oniy rice. :ri.cnlr-:I nf time, however, the goE den- ?r;in ,was round and made into a ee e;,toin'. dry biscuits, which were go ii?s"luttgremd above the blushing rn-im eln in eoks and then distri. bitedlinimoing file iystanders. To this day. na,; in come nortiono of highlan...
GIRLS DON'T BE SELFISH. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
( GIILIS, 1)CJN'T BE SELFISIH: ,&ol drive touci of your own 3pl~diaa rreiiqd Itipp iess from your eido ·andu icquntitances - contrii: boiu to iiiir. A young " girl' oni beiai .f iviigd, to an :.evening pirtvy, iWli "i reqluert to 'briing her: music, sid, ". I'm not going. They iil?? s'ii a t ine-becausi I siig"." 'Thliere is mn nnecdote of a famous vio linisl who s i.i in? ited by a duchess to oiae of her ditulers, and was asked to' bi'ih. his voqian. hiut who replied, " My violii dosgs nlt die. . But he 1was a ?iotid :profeisiibsil fid could command tiundreds of pounds a night for a ner fornitiiiite. It was not reasonable to aspect, him to give a gratuitous vTer. Corinane., But in 'private circles such exclusive ness "is unpardonable. A young lady whon elijoys the company of kind and agreeable friend, shpould always be not only willizog'hut anxious to contribute to their enjoyment. If.you have gifts shich society anpreeiates, :'ou should not hesitate to make use of them. Il...
THE SPEECHES. FEDERAL AND STATE POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
THE SPEECHES. FEDERAL AND STATE POLITICS. Cr. P.-B. Wehb. President of the Liberal Club. before introducing the various speakers, apologised' for, the absence of the Hon. John Murray, M.L.A.. who was visiting the Borung electorate for the vuirose bf assistin Mr. Hutchinson in his oandidature,and also for Mr. J. F. Duffus. 3M.L.A.,who had an enagement atF.Port Fairy.The presidenit then extended a hearty wel come to all those present. and express ed the opinion that such gatherin"s should be held more freauently as they would be the meansi of brinfiing the Liberals tonether. and; in . that, way they would lie of considerable assist :ince :i organisinm the Liberal forces. The Liberal. Club had .appointed oan 'organisini secretary. and through the g~inerositv of: an: anonvmous donor they haid. received £50 which. had en abled them to lease offices ii the "Fed iral Chambers - where the" electrail rolls could be inspected on Tuesdays ndWednesdavs. " .''' . .. Mr. J. C. Manifold. M.P.. was...
THE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
THE SPORTS. It was not lone after the arrival of the drans and boat. before Cr. Webb uand other members of the Liberal Club assisted by -Miss Pratt. President of the A.W.N.L.. commenced prepara tions for the amusement of the ju veniles. A lengthy programme of races was prepared;'forbthe.pleasuro of the little folk: and a snlendid lot of prizes had been eot together as awards for the victors. After a number of events for youngsters had been run off, a halt was called. during which addresses were given by Mr. J. C. Manifold, :MLP.. -and -Hop, Walter Maniifold, SM.L.C.. as resorted belows. aind when these .hid:been s concluded: lhampers were unnacked and some time was .speit in discussing their contents. The hot water arrangements were not quite satisfactory. but any deficiency in this resoect was made good at the caretaker's cottare ' After tea the sports.programme was-resumed and comprised a number of events for adults which urovided a lot of fun.The principasl event for married men,...
LIBERAL PICNIC. LARGE GATHERING AT JUBILEE PARK. ADDRESSES BY POLITICIANS. MESSRS. J. C. MANIFOLD, M.P., AND W. MANIFOLD, M.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
LIBERAL PICNIC. LARGE GATHERING AT JUBILEE PARK. ADDRESSES BY POLITICIANS. MESSRS. J. C. MANIFOLD, M.P., AND W. MANIFOLD. M.L.C. A basket picnic organised by the lo cal Liberal Club and the. ?arrnam bool -Branch of the:- Australian .Vo men's National League was held at Ju bileePark on Saturday afternoon and proved an unoualified success. ;The weather was fine and cool. but a ra ther strong blustering wind from the South-west; rendered it somewhat un pleasant in exrosed ,positions. and, by raisinig clouds of dust. made travelling byv road disagreeable. Desaite these discomforts. however, a large number of pleasure-seekers from--Warrnanbool diis the sufrounding districts' assem bled at the Park and spent an enjoy ibdle afternoon in the shelter of the plaintations. The majority made the iourney by road. but a fair proportion preferred the river tripo. and the Lady Loch was well patronised. . . The Park is becoming more populari every year as a holiday -and pleasure - resort, and tho6ug...
THE STRANGLED BOY. FATHER CAPTURED A MURDERER. SENSATIONAL TRAGEDY RECALLED. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
THE STRANGLED BOY.U FATHER oAPTURED A M1UR DERER. SENSATI(ONAL TRAGEDY RE CALLED. ( ,(Refiter's Telegram.): London, Jan. 10. Itji a been elicited that the name of'4tho seven-year-old-boy, who was found dead under the seat of a rail vay' carriago at Shoreditch this morn ng, was William Starchfield, the son ,of a news vendor. The father 'of the victiin gallantly assisted in the cap ture of Stephen Titus, an insane mur derer,:in Tottenham Court road, Lon don on September 27, 1912.. Starch field was severely wounded duiing the encounter with Titus. (On.the'night of September 27,1912, Stephen Titus, an Armeniani, had an altercation with a barmaid in the hotel at which lih i i astiHiayig. In a fit of.passion Tittis drew a revolver aid shot. at. the, barmaid, severely wounding, her. Thoe.managero% of the establishment rushed in, aind Tit:s ihot heIr deid. ?li murderer then ran out into the street, folloied by a dense crowd, which he kept at bay with his' revolver. Starchfield iand two othe...
PORT FAIRY RACES. MAJOR EIGHT WINS THE HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
PORT1FARY"ARACEtS. MAJOR EIGHT WINS THE HANDICAP. The Summer meeting o'. the Port Fairv Racine Club was held on the course at Southcombe Park on Satur day afternoon under cool weather con ditions. and nassed off successfully. 'Tle attendance was very satisfactory, the receints being on a oar with those of the last January meetine. The rac ing was interestinu. fields were fair and some close finishes were witnessed. The Harvester gelding. Havmow,while leaving the paddock to start in the Hurdle Race. beca'me fractious and rearing iiu titrned comiletely over.,and the rider. W. J. Burris. received a knock behind the head which stunned him for a while. Haymow 'did fluc htart in the Hurdle Race. blt lihe ap neared in the next .event. the Trial Handican. and ran last.. Another ac cident occurred in the last race. :oton I stuibled anid 'dislodged his rider,' W. Moran. ,who luckily escaped.: nlhurt, The Port Fiirv Banid plasved:a mimbier of selections during thel infterno(;ii which were much...
ALSATIAN TROUBLE. ACQUITTAL OF OFFICERS. NORTH GERMANY APPROVES. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
ALSATIAN TROUBLE. . A.~urrTrAL 0O? OFFICERS. NORTlH GERMIIIANY APPROVES. (fteutar' 'TLelegram ) London, Jan. 12.' The "Observer". has received an in teresting message from its Berlin cur respondent in regard to the acquittal of Lieut.-Colonel von Reuter, Lieut. von Foerstner, and Lieut. Schad, on charges arising out of the Zabern This correspondent states that Ber lin is Prussian and North German :o. the core. The bulk of public opinion approves of the triumph of the Army, and it is apparent, he adds,that many pecople in Aorth Germayll regard Al sace-Lorraine as an enemy. The German Liberal and IRadical newspapers, however, vigorously pro test against the decision of the court martial. Some of these journals quote the threat of the Kaiser to smash, Alsace-LoTraine into atoms. They declare that the court-martial has now saved him the trouble, but they add significantly, the Zabern affair is not ended yet.
DEVOURED BY WOLVES. EIGHT RUSSIAN PEASANTS. (Reuter's Telegram) St. Petersburg, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
DEVOURED BY WOLVES. EIGHT RUSSIANS PEASANTS. " P .-'.. TelIrroa , St: Petersburg, Jan. 12. The ' recent snowi.ornis- ini North wcstrn su s:a buried 150 peasants. A number cf -fa. i, :xd wolves at ti'ktd? cme pea :ans w'ho were. on 'their way home from Grodno Church: Eidi it of the peo:snts were devoured: .:FAMINE IN JAPAN. STARTLING' 0. 'ICIAL FIGURES. 90,0,000 ;PEOPLE STARVING. - '(Rentiieter'i T.l'e-aw . i Wisoflchh Tokio, Jan. 1. ' It is 'officially :animunced; 1thi? 9,000,000 persons are;starvinig in "the Province of Hokkaido end idn: the Ncrth-eastern Prefectures, owing to the failure of the crops and of the fish, suply. .
PRUSSIANS AND THE ARMY. ATTITUDE PLEASES PREMIER. Berlin, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 13 January 1914
PRUSSIANS AND THE ARMY. . TITUDE PLEASES .PREMIER. Berlin, JanT. 12. Int the,Prussian Diet yesterday; Dr. von Botlimann-Hollweg, the Imperial Chancellor and Prussian.Premier, .le elared thatit caused him great satis faction-'to notice' the., way in which Prussians took to heart when the hon-. dur :of mlie.Army wsian touched. lie stated that he had received many let-. ters frons all classes expressing'appro' val of the:ii acuittal of. the bflhicers: : O RWING, THE' ALSATIANS: .SQUADRON OF HUZZAIRS Si ,i READY.1, . Berlin; Jan. 12. Replying, to,'a question in the AI tace-Lorrane'.Diet lestorday; Herr Handel,te Under-Secretary for State, admitted that while the: court-mar tial was. sitting at Strsburg, a squad ion' oF HnTsisirs asu skulittin readiness to .iiet'shobld the civil authorities request' them" to-do so ..The Govern ment had" taken' this ptecaution, but it-hoped that the soind common sense :of the populatioqn would ,ender, it unnocessary. UNION OF CHURCHES. A..M. RIO DEPUTIATI...