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RUSSIA'S PREMIER. REACTIONARY APPOINTMENT. THE ANTI-LIQUOR CRUSADE. ST. PETERSBURG, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
RUSSIA'S PREMIER. REACTIONARY APPOINTMENT. THE ANTI-LIQUOR CRUSADE. ST. PETERSBURG, Sunday. M. Goremykin will succeed M. Ko kofftzeff, who has retired from the post of Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, owing to a campaign by reac tionaries desirous of seeing a policy of active retrogression initiated. The new appointment is regarded as being reactionary. In a rescript to the new Minister of Finance, the Czar indicates tnat his chief duty shall lie to dissociate the growth of revenue from the brandy monopoly, in accordance with the re commendation of Count Sergius Witte, tnat.the monopoly in spirits should be limited, and the surplus revenue from this source devoted to aid in a crusade against drunkenness. At the same time the Duma is inivited to co-operate in radical temperance reforms.
RAILWAYS V. ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
RAILWAYS V. ASYLUM. The match that attracted most at- . tention was certbinly that which took I] place at the Recreation Reserve be tween the Railways and the Asylum teams, which was witnessed by a fair gathering. Both clubs were strongly represented, Baker, the skipper of the Railways, won the toss from Lake, who led the Asylum boys, and sent -the lat ter into bat, the weather being exceed. i ingly warm. It was fully expected ! that the Asylum lads would put up a 3 good score. They opened with Dr. Philpott and Staines, and great was the delight in the Railway camp when both of their wickets were captured for 12 all told. Willan and Taylor V bowled unchanged throughout the inn ings, and very deadly too. Petrie (15) was the only one to make any stand, and the innings closed for the small score of 44. The Railways, with an easy task before them, made things lively, but still their wickets went down quickly, and the innings closed for 87 runs. Outen (20), Willan (16), Baker (11), Taylo...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. CRICKET. NORVAL V. GREAT WESTERN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
SPORTING INTELLIGI?NCE. CRICKET. NORVAL V. GREAT WESTERN. These teamins met on Saturday last at the ground of the latter, and after a hard struggle, victory rested with the former by 3 runs. Scores: Great Western. Matthews, c and b J. Toohey .. 13 Isbel, c Taylor, b Toohey .... 11 Horne, c Marshall, b Toohey .. .. 14 N. Toohey, b Marshall ... . . 5 J.. Harris, c Turner, b Toohey .. 3 Martin, b Marshall .. ......6 Glisson, lbw., "b Toohey .... .. 1 Day, not out .. . .... Mackreth, c Turner, b Toohey .. 0 Sundries ...... Total, .... Bowling.-Toohey, 6 for 47; Mar shall, 2 for 18; Cassanova, 0 for 10. Norval. Turner, e Glisson, b dorne ...... 6 Marshall, e Harris, b Horne .. .. 0 Casanova, b Glisson . .. .... .. Toohey, b Harris ... ... .. .. 3 Seadon, b Glisson .... ....... 0 Taylor, run out .......... . Bryson, lbw, b Harris .......... 0 Seadon, e Thomlinson, b Horne .. 3 D. Wright, c Day, b Horne ...... 0 Isbel, not out . .... .. .. Waller; c Glison, b Horne . 1 'Sundries..............
ARARAT WATER SUPPLY. PUBLIC MEETING OF CITIZENS. IMPORTANT RESOLUTION CARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
ARARAT WATER SUPPLY. -E PUBLIC MEETINC OF'GITZENS. IMPORTANT RESOLUTION CARRIED' ;. r A public meeting of,' ctifes. of the" town,-convoned by the May:or? G. l] Burn), at the request of the Ararat Traders' Association, was held at the Town Hall last night for the purpose 1 of considering the urgent necessity for improvement in the water supply.- The -Mayor occupied the chair, and there was a fairly large attendance. i The Mayor-said-It is my privilege to be present this evening to expiat 'i the object for Which we have met. It is a short and simple one-to take sone steps to improve our water supply. We are troubled with a shortage of watier, which we often hear about, but re hear nothing of the shortness in the supply of whisky ; everybody seemed to have water on the brain. I have been more or less interested in the wa ter service of Ararat since the year 1867. I took part in the -building if Oliver's Gully reservoir, and prior to that time water was short to a degree, when we had to...
MINING MANAGERS REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
MLNING MANAGERS' REPORTS. New Langi Logan Company-Main reef drive to 2464 feet; country very hard. Branch reef drive, No. 1 rise, east off north to 32 feet; strong wash just on back laths; owing to water, it is impossible to get satisfactory samples, but from the little obtained values are from 2 ozs to 3 ozs to the fathom; stopped this drive temporarily to drain, and opened south ; latter drive now in 4 feet; expect wash down in face in two or three days. As soon as men are available, will continue north drive from rise. Will also start a No. 2 rise as soon-as possible; this will be situated 50 feet west of' old shaft and close to No.. 8 Governtient bore, which. is ieported. to have .given good gold. East reef drive to 286 .feet from shaft; in hard blasting reef. No. 2 shaft--A few' small connections: to make to omn plete same. Catheart Cmipany.--No. • 3 shaft- Noith end, No. 6 rise, top deck-East prospecting drive, to 70 feet; last 38 feet poor; Wash rose .to..3 feet above back; s...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
M ?.INING n?TELLIGE - .-. I',Last week -was full of incident for shareholders of the New Langi Logan Company. The opening of the market on Monday -morning saw prices cari-ed to above 36%, as the outcome of the en couraging prospects from- e first test ing of the wash ij the'.workings from No. 1 rise. While subsequent testings from the same point have led the mine manager to repeat tlieestimate that Ine values disclosed we re qual to 2 oza or 3 .ozs per fathom, res did not hold to top figures. ThQ oensitive state of the market in regard to the stock was again demonstrated when the news got round that a drive was, to be put in to draw the water from the point where the wash was first ehtered, and there was a sharp reaction'to 30/6 after a call of 6d had become payable. That display of anxiety was, however, large ly obliterated after the announcement of the official view that the water trou ble would soon be got over. Following on this there was a happy wind-up to the week in the furth...
F. E. STRANGWARD. Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
F. E. SBTBANGWARD, Sharebroker, Member Stook Exchange, of Melbourne, 331 Collins Street, Melbourne.. (Tel 8226.) Private telephone, Winds-r, No. 2879. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent.
EXPLOSIONS BY WIRELESS. ROME, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
EXPLOSIONS BY WIRELESIBS. ROME, Friday. An official trial took place to-day of the " F" Rays wireless invention of Signor Ulivi, an Italian engineer. Two submerged torpedoes were ex ploded by means of the rays in the-Ar no River (Tuscany). The Italian Government has pur chased the invention. (The invention of Signor Ulivi is de scribed as one for exploding at any desired distance from 600 to 6000 yards, by wireless infra red solar spec trum rays, all explosive substances in =oatt withl meta,.)
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
MELBOURNE ASUiHB MAlRKET The following are the ilatest quota tiones of .-Ararat ?stock ,at the -Stock Exchange; Catheart-Buyers, 3/ ;,sellers; 3/6. Cathcart Central--Byers, 32/; see lers,e 34/. . : Catheart Vitory ellers .: 2/. Great Langi Logan-Buyers, 3/9; sel lers, 4/2.: Langi Logan NorthBuyers,; 6/1; sellers, 6/2. -Do::(paid)-Buyers, 8/ ; sellers; 9/6. '. Langi Logan South?Buyers, 15/; sellers, 16/... - . Langi Logan Central-Buyers, 3/1; New Lanigi Logan Buyers, 33/71? sellers, 33/9; sales; 34/, "33/6. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 34/.' Upper Langi Logan-Buyers, 15; sellers, 1/6. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 2/6; sellers,-3/.
OBITUARY. MRS M. NAGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
OBITUARY. MRS M. NAGLE. A well known and former, old resi- dent of Ararat, in the person of Mrs Mary Nagle, relict of the late Mr Martin Nagle, passed away at the &nbsp; residence of her single daughter at Mount Mistake on Sunday last. The deceased, who had reached the ripe age of eighty-three years, for a consider- able number of years resided at Ara- rat, but latterly went to Mount Mis- take, where she passed away as above stated from senile decay. The de- ceased in all had a family of fourteen, but eight of them are dead, and there is now left to mourn their loss a family of two sons and four daughters, three of the daughters and the sons being married. The funeral took place yes- terday afternoon, when her remains were interred in the Ararat Cemetery. The service at the grave was read by the Rev. Father Barrett, of St. Mary's R.C. Church, and the coffin bearers were Messrs H. Wilson, R. &nbsp; Gray, W. Holly and W. Cross (Messrs Wilson and Cross representing the ...
SEIZURE OF A STALLION. CLAIM FOR COSTS MADE AND GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 February 1914
SEIZURE OF A STALLION. CLAIM FOR COSTS MADE AND GRANTED. Some time ago William Bonner Gil christ obtained a verdict against a man named William Ward for the feeding and keep of two stallions. A verdict was given for the amount claimed, and this not being met a warrant of distress was issued, and Gilchrist seized one of the stallions. This stallion was about to be sold, when the New South Wales Monte de Pete Deposit and Investment Company (Limited) claimed the stal lion, hence further proceedings. When the matter was called on at the Ararat Police Court yesterday morning, before Mr E. Harrison, P.M., Mr Low, who appeared for the judg ment creditor, William Bonner Gil christ, said that the New Soutn Wales Monte de Pete Deposit and Investment Company (Limited) issued a claim for the pony before the 9th inst., and he (Mr Low) got a letter saying that their representative would visit Ara rat. The latter came up and they dis cussed the affair, and eventually he re ceived a letter from Mr ...
LEFT THE TRACK. MOTOR RUNS AMOK. LOS ANGELES, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
LEFT THE TRAOK. MOTOR RUNS AMOK. LOS ANGELES, Tuesday. Whilst the Vanderbilt Cup motor ear race was being run here yesterday Da-! vid Lewis, one of the competitors, lost control of his machine. Speeding along the track at 50 miles an hour, it dashed into tho crowd,| killing one spectator-a war veteran- and injuring five others, three or whom were women. i Lewis was injured through being pinned under his car 'when it over turned, and is in a serious condition, but hie mochanician escaped iujurTT
ILLEGAL VOTES. ACTION AGAINST SIR S. SAMUEL. INFORMER AWARDED £13,000. APPLICATION REFUSED. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
ILLEGAL VOTEB. LTION AGAINST SIR S. SAMUEL. INFORMER AWARDED £13,000. -APPLICATION REFUSED.. LONDON, Monday. The judgment of Mr Justice Rowlatt in the ease in which William Bird, a common informer, sought to recover penalties from Sir Stuart Samuel, M.P., for having voted in the House of Com mons whilst acting as a contractor for the supply of silver to the Indian Office, was based on a statute of the year 1801. The £13,000 awarded to Bird comprised £500 for each of the twenty six occasions on which Sir Stuart voted in the House. -A stay of execution was granted. Plaintiff pointed out that it was pro posed to introduce into Parliament a bill to indemnify Sir Stuart Samuel, and he asked that the -money should be paid into court. Mr Justice Roow. latt refused the request.