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MOTOR AND CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
MOTOR AND OYCLING NOCYL Aft? closely watching the trend t things in connection with the advnt and progress or the cycle-car movement in England, one is forced to the corn clusion that thle true cycle car has nh made the progress anticipated. In the early part. of last year it was propb5. sied on all hands that thn cycle-lar was going to revolutionise motoring i England. It hasn't. But whilst there has been a slackening off in the ycle. car movement, the light car has bound. ed into popularity in England, and ap. pears to have come to stay. It is evident that the cycle-ear has not io far made good-it has not proved it. self capable on competing against the light car, whicl costs very lithr more but evidently gives considerably ,et ter results and more satisfactio. From this, one does not mean that none of the cycle-cars marketed are a success, for certain makes have won 4 considerable amount of success, but on the whole the movement has not "'caught on" to the extent anlicipat. ed. T...
The Heart of a Girl (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER X.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
The .Heart OF By HENRY FARMER, Authoi of "The Money-Lender,' "I2a Quiltry Street," "Bondage,, etc. (All Rights Reserved.) "'CHAPTER X.--Continued. Thorne's hand closed over the bank-note. The general public had con signed the Hasted bank robbery to the limbo of forgotten things. The police had pigeon-holed it. Only a very small portion .of the money stolen, in the shape of notes concealed in Stan more's bedroom, had been recovered at the time. The police theory had been, and was, that the bulk, composed mostly of notes,, bonds and securities, the greater part being more or less negotiable with caution, might after a time filter back into circulation, probably on the Continent. The race course was another recognised place for the getting rid of stolen notes. The police were pretty sure on one sub ject, whether Stanmore had invented the story of Roy Stannard to distract attention from his real confederate, or had worked the robbery single handed; when Stanmore had served his time he w...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
LYCEUM PIOTURES. The star picture 'selected for to. night's picture- show at the Lycetum Theatre will be "The Bridge of Ter. ror," by the Pathe Company. This picture deals with the rivalry of two bridge. designers for a design of a huge steel bridge,. and also the daughter of the owner of tie Malville Steelworks. "The Electrician's hlazard,' another star picture, is the story of a mountain girl's .love for the electrician of as isolated power plant. A very fine A.,. drama in ''The Conscience of ..a.an Bey" will also be screened, along with a large list of other pictures. Sir Herbert Tree, the London actor. manager, always insists on realis stage effects, in ''Joseph and His Bre thren" the people who forn the crowd have to dye their bodies with walnut .rain and make up their arms and legs with a special wash. In one or two: cases, in order to avoid the necessity oi dyeing their bodies, before each peir formance, prmanganato of potash has been used. The effect of this stain, a', is we...
NEW LANGI LOGAN. FUTURE DEVELOPMENT POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
NEW LANGI LOGAN. FUTURE DEVELOPMENT POLICY. " Thelatest letter from the mine mana -ger of the New Langi Logan, dated 10th February, gives the following in formation :- I opened north from the rise, drove 12 feet, and then opener off that east with an incline drive, and when in 20 feet the water came through the back, the wash being just overhead. The following morning the wash was on the poinit of back laths. The wash appears .to.be big, and composed of well water-worn stones, overlying a nice soft reef. I will not be able to get a truck sample until the wash comes a foot or so down in the face.i However, what we can see is very satisfying. Referring to the sample as to which I wired you yesterday : 'Heavy .wash still on back latus; got sample with dilticulty; should estimate value at 2 ozs to fathom; water about same; satisfactory." This sample came from the back of the drive. I only got a little in the dish, and obtained bet ter than I dwt., which should at least yield 2 ozs to th...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. DR. L. ERSON'S CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
LATEST fLTGICI WIB -'(By Wir-) (From our Correspondent.) MELBOURNE, Friday Night. DR. L. ERSON'S CASE. To-day the Full Court gave its re served judgment on the points reserv ed in the case of Dr. Leger Erson, who was tried for offences under the Ma ternity Bonus Act. It was decided that under the circumstances the jury could not properly enter a verdict of guilty. AN IMMIGRANT'S DEFENCE. Alfred Goldthorpe, an immigrant, who was found to have three revolvers and an electric torch upon him when arrested for the theft of a quantity of personal effects, told the City Court to day that when he left honm he was told that Australians were savages, and lie had better be prepared. lie was com pelled to forfeit his firearms, and was also sentenced to three months' imnpri sonment. STATION OWNER'S TRIAL. Frederick D. Oakley, a New South Wales station owner, who was charged with the, manslaughter of a youth onamed Merch, who was killed by col liding with accused's motor care on the Donnvbrook Ii...
MR. M. BAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
MR M. BAKER. The funeral of the late Mr Mattlidw Baker, whose death was recorded in our Tuesday's issue, took place on Tuesday, and considering the short no tice, was very largely attended by old friends of deceased. The coffin-bear. ers were six nephews of deceased, viz., Messrs W., E., A., A. J., M. and F. E. Baker. The Rev, W« R. Jones read the burial service. Mr Crouch, of lurtoa, conducted the funeral arrangements. The interment was made in the Jung cemetery.
WONDER OF LIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
WONDER OF LIGHTS "If you had gone to sleep seventy years ago and awoke to-day what would be the most astonishing thing? "In his 'Mid-Victorian Memories' Mis R. E. Francillon answers the question It is not motor cars or aeroplanes that would astonish you. But light. The lights of London. And even younger men must remember the candle, the paraffin lamp, which smelt horribly, and lit but a corner of a room. Fifty years ago the light of the- home was a candle or two encouraged by snuffers. And; this evening the awakened Victorian is dazzled by the electric lights that turn, midnight into noonday. Our houses and streets have abolished night," says "The Westminster," "and the coming, of light would be the wonder of the man who had gone to sleep with a tal low candle and waked to-turn on the switch."
WIFE'S TRIBUTE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
WIFE'S TRIBUTE A woman at Tower Bridge Police Court yesterday gave her husband the, following testimonial: "On Friday he, gets drunk, on Saturday he is gener-: ally drunk twice; on Sunday he will: be drunk at half-past three, then sleep it off, and get drunk again. Duringl the week he will get drunk if he has any_ money. He does not use violence but his language is enough to knock: you down."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
SUPREME AMONGI SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUAUTY GUARANTEED. JAMES WATSON &C?C Lt DlIADLE. COP, Pure and palatable T O INV NTOR PATENTS Obtained in Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli ances, Tools, etc., of any description Full Information, Costs, etc., sent on application to A. O. SACHSE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Ccllins and William Sts, MELBOURNE. Notices are posted in all London County Council tramway cars directing the at tention of women passengers to the danger of wearing hatpins with unpro tected points. Some months ago the tramway authorities of Manchester and Portsmouth issued warning notices. a re frmrdw lo -OoBoU R An Italian serving maid, Tina Rlsa liti, found tied to the banisters at a house.in Portsmouth avenue, Thames Ditton, confessed to the theft of £55 from her mistress, Mrs Fox MaIurier. She admitted that the story of a bur glary was a bogus one. jLcNfýýla`&lt;ýs fr, ýjy ?!:?!F,?:?? ?,?II,, ?, 4'i~~c w I Cij...
BOTHA SUES AN M.L.A. BRIBERY ALLEGATION. £10,000 DAMAGES CLAIMED. CAPETOWN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
BOTHA SUES AN MJ.L.A i :. BRIBERY ALLEGATION £10o0000rDAMAGES GCLAIMED. . "CAPrTOWN?, W? nesday.: .A political libel action which will be followed with considerable': ihterest is pending in the South African Courtse. General Botha (the Prime. Minister) is suing Mr IIHE. S. Fremaitle, M.L.A., for £10,000 ".-The plaintiff declares that Mr'Fremantle- alleged' that' General. Botha attempted to 'bribe him to se cure'his support against General' Hert zog, ,who.. quarrelled. with General Botha. and ,was dropped from the Cabi net.when it,was.reconstructed last' year.
ULSTER'S EXCLUSION. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
ULSTER'S EXCLUSION. LONDON, Thursday. The " Daily Chronicle" says there is a widespread impression among Liberal members in the House of Com mons that there has been far too much Ministerial talk about the exclusion of Ulster. Keen disappointment is felt that no word of protest was raised against the Opposition's incendiary speeches, The "Daily Chronicle" declares that there can be no question of the ex clusion of Ulster, which would amount to withdrawing the Bill.
DEPORTED STRIKERS. OPPOSITION VIEW. MEN SHOULD HAVE BEEN TRIED. CAPETOWN, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
DEPORTED STRIKERB. OPPOSITION VIEW: . MSEN S..8HOULD. HAVE BEE: TRIED. CAPETOWN, Thursday. In ,the Southl African , Union.. As sembly;yesterday;,Mr Merriman,' Lead er of the Opposition,, said the passen gers on board the steamer Unigani'were the enemies of esociety,; 'but :a grave error, had ,been made 'in- deporting the men: without trial. ?The Government had: made; heroes of the sorriest lbt. "of leaders'everiseen. : The right eoiirse was,.to bring. the :deportd "men back and try them. ;, r
COLLISION AT SEA. INDICTMENT OF SHIP'S CAPTAIN. PHILADELPHIA, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
.COLLISION AT SIEA. IDICTMENT OF HIP8'S CAPTAIN. PHILADELPHIA,- Thursday. S:Captain 'Berry, of the steamer Nan tucket, which came .into n" ollision 'ith;,and -sank' the :Old ""Domiiion' liner,MoZnrbo: at the .beginning of the' month,: causing the loss' of '40 lives, has been placed on- trial, chaergd with' negligent navigation. He pleaded iot guilty.: :The charge declares that he did n'ot'reduce the speed ;of the Nan tucket'S" engines until one minute be fore the collision. - , . . : . Capiaiin :Johnson, of the.. Monroe, has admitted, that he navigated the Moziroe with aicomipass deviating two degrees from the standard compass. After discovering the proximity of the Nantucket he turned his ship to port, in order to receive only a* glancing blow, but the Nantucket: struck .the Monroe full at right angles. ' -. It.is. expected that, the investigation under-* the .'generalr rules -governing coastwise trade will be hel'd later.: --.
BLOOD RITUAL. ANOTHER MURDER IN RUSSIA. ST. PETERSBURG, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
BLOOD BITUAL. ANOTHERlMURDER IN RUSSIA. ST. PETERSBURG, Thursday. .:Excitement has been caused at the town of Castoff, near Kieff, the scene of the recent blood ritual murder trial, by the discovery that a Chris tian orphan living with a Jewish family was murdered in December, and the body buried. r Sinister rumors are in circulation to the effect that the body, has been exhumed, and found to bear thirteen [wounds, whilst there is evidence'. that a certain Jewish rite was performed shortly before death. Thirteen wounds were found on the body of the Christian .boy Yiusehn. sky, for whose murder Mendel Beiiiss, a" Jewish clerk, was tried at Kieff laat year, and acquitted. It was alleged that. the. Russian reactionaries :seis.ed on the muruer as an excuse for an anti Jewish agitation, alleging that the boy was murdered in order..that his blood might'be used in making Passover cakes. .
REBELLION IN ECUADOR. IRRECONCILABLE LEADER. A TOWN CAPTURED. GUAYAQUIL, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
REBELLION IN ECUADOR. IRRECONCILABLE LEADER. A TOWN CAPTURED. GUAYAQUIL, Thursday Nihch. The rising in Ecuador is a moraseri. ous affair than was at first .reported. Coicha,' the rebel leader, has refused to recognise a zone of neutrality, or al. low foreigniers to reach the cdast aiid board the ships there. It is be lieved that the rising has been en gineered by adventurers at the insrtiga tion of the family of General Aifano, who was supplanted by General Leoni das Plaza for the presidec,-y. It is reported that the rebels have captured the town of Esmerella, capital of the province of that name.
SIR E. CARSON DRAMATIC. ULSTER NOT TO BE BOUGHT OR SOLD. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 February 1914
SIR E. CARSON DRAMATIC. ULSTER NOT TO BE B9U'GHT OR. 80LD '' ' LONDON, Thuirsday. In 'the' IHouse: of'Coimoes; Sir Ed ward Carso'n accused 'the Government of ianoeuvring for 'positions:' They should have immediately' introduced an 'ameliding- bill embodying their" propo sals : The exclusion of Ulster was not opposed! to' the fundamniital principles of the bill. The Ulster Unionists would niot take the responsibility for a bill which' would hand oover the Unionists of South-west. Ireland 'to the tender mertits of' their enemies; -' , *: ir. Edward Carson, continuing, said Ulster would not 'be bought, and she would nfot allow" herself to be i sold. ".You -must force- hber," he said, l. .or li? showing as 'good government under Home Rule as possible try to win rher affection." (Liberal cheers.) :;Thei; facing Mr :Redmond, Sir ?Ed! ward -Carson' said :-You will gain noi thing.Ay:.ecoerion. One' false.step in relation ?to. Ulster will. render"' settle ment impossible. If you: want Ulster...