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TELEPHONE LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
TELEPHONE LINES. Mr. Agar T~ynno, the Postmaster General, is endeavouring to reduce the cost of constructing telephone lines-a cost which is said to be very excessive. WVhether it is, or is not ex cessive, I do not know, but the met hods of the Department are slightlv erratic. To a working journalist r. 'phone is a necessity. For family rea sons I have to live on a rise a little further from the G.P.O. than I should choose if I had only myself to consider. Whien asked about the transfer of my 'phone the officials told me the cost would be £20 .Their notion was thait in order to carry a line across an old time three chain road some 60-year old rotted telegraph posts would have to be removed, and they pleasantly suggested that I should defray the whole cost of improving that part ,f the system within six miles of the city. After my explaining my view of the position with perfect frankness, they modified their demand. The 'phone is installed, and the account which came this morning is ...
NORTHERN TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
NOiRTHERN TERRITORY. Some silly articles are being pub lished in certain papers about the conduct of officials in the Northern Territory. It is suggested that they spend most of their time drinking and playing billiards. Just one of those officials I know intimately, and he is a man whoseo word you can take. He tells mo that the officials in the Territory do not break either their backs or their hearts with lihard work. but they do what in such a clim ate is a very fair stroke. The whole social system is very funny. The other day I went to the smartest editor in Australia, and told him of certain rascalities which affecot the sappiness of hundreds of people in the Northern Territory. He said, "COan't touch it old man, would like to as well as you would. but.there might be a libel action. We can't afford to piteh into any but State concerns. My di rectors are muffing their own husi ness shockingly, and for ever telling me to teach the heads of departments how to suck eggs." That puts...
AWAITING THE BALLOT RESULT. A GRAVE OUTLOOK. QUIETNESS BEFORE THE STORM Johannesburg, Jan. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
XA .' AITINGE -THE BALLOT ',,, : -RESULT. SA GRAVE .OUTLOOK., . *QUIETNESS3 BEFORE THE STORM S Johanesburg, Jan. 13. Everythiiig is quiet on tho Rand. Both sides are preparing for the' fial struggle. A .tnrce prevails pending the de :claration of the ballot on the question :of . geoneral.stri ; . .. 'Bisiines is a, stndstill, ad th streets :rn ialmost deserted.' i Tnreo 'hundred armed workers are sleeping on the premises to ;qnad,the Trades Hall against a', police raid. Anr armed' ;bodygaird 'escorts : the Labor leaders overyiere. 7;r '
The Warrnambool Standard, PUBLISHED DAILY. Price—One Penny. WEDNESDAY 14th JANUARY. DECENTRALISATION POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
Th&WarrnambooI Standard, PUBIM"HBDA DILY : ... . : :,. tt ....... .. : . i . ?'WEDNESDAY' 114thJAN UARY-. DECENTRALISATION POLICY. - .'re Tl'nproeramme of the new Watt Ministry. as outlined by the. Premier iri:hin Esseidioni sieechl. is one' 'thlat wil'l' corienid ifself to:coulntry Lilie: rals. ;Its orincinal olanks are a sus tained nolicr of railway extension and renewed efforts to encourage immi LrantsW irio i ill settle and iwork in tli counirv. districts. . A country .3tinis try. rintelet eon serving the best inter ests, of the State. will find a useful fieldfor service in these enterprises. Onte of the serious hiiidrances to na tionarl I)roPress in Victoria. as indeed in nearlv all the other Australian Sta tes. is the undue. not to say alarming, aggregation of rionldintinsr in the State canital: Mellburne contains more than a tliird ofdthe romulation of the State, and the. same abnormal tironortion is found in the six canital cities of Aus tralia.; uien camuared with t...
SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. THE STRIKE EXTENDS. TO DURBAN CAPE AND PRETORIA. THE FOOD SUPPLIES. (Reuter's Telegram.) Johannesburg, Jan. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. TO DU RAN.,CAPEAND,:D PRETORIA., , ?TI E FOOD,SUP. PLIES . :., A.. ¶-.; `-7Siinesbur. ?Jan.t 183 ' herreu?erie sq'rious. .?ttnsiii,.= of. `them iilwtaci1trilrasti-davP"a'$ If the men emii loveil at tie Sdalt River rail wai vdorkshons (Cane Provioco) left ' here the iieifliers f'tlie' huild'ers and alliliated. societies Wseit' n strikef hin sivninath'iv`ith t he rail?vwamen.'' , - I he men at the iSalt River, works struck despie the d dvi?e of Mr.Hag tri..f.,I.4.:i(Lalhor that they should' remaiin t "-i ork Tlheir action gains imvortance: from the fact that .the Cape .railiav..eniDloves: hold, the; key to ,thei sitiiatizoil 'h strikers madesin abiortive attemlint, to iiidriie all tram i?4ai emloves to, comn out. The matter oli food sunlies .is fi couise one of thei most iriortant cuestions if the struggle is to be a urotracted one. In formation.obtained.on this subject.to day reveals that there is at.:resent no need for alarm hs far as Johannesburg is concerned....
CURRENT NEWS. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' PARK IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
CURRENT NEWS. 11.PROVIM[,ENT'IS.. ". 'lhe uentertatinmeilt provided', y the' trustee3 of " the Friedllv: Socleites' Park Inst. iiyglht in aid of the fund fo:' carrying out improvenments in. thdU Park resulted. in so satisfsotory" :t niasuro 'af*snccess 'thit" the trustees intend ?holding another rdr tlt 'namo object? at an early dated The night' was baximitifully!fine; and 'there was .': fmirl1'larr?aogamlerfig If-the pihbllc at 't~he' 'rk to.r~\it~iiess tho' excelleat'sdries' of. pio'uros sdrcene?ld by'the Stihr Pic turo Company. 'Iioe Citizens' Band supplied a good programme of music, and .in' every respect the entertain. ment was a-most pleasur.ble one..
WATERWORKS TRUST. ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
WATERWORKS TRUST. ORDINAr MIIT ETING.O The--ordinary-mtmouthly-moting.. of ird? Warnainbool Waterworks Trust wii ,held at'h teh 'Couiibil: ohambers asst .hight, :id,.\s;,a.attended. bh,'ihe haifiiiian (CoiLdi.LIdmaini)-and Cdiiis Younger,; leanny, Iastian; Swinton, Web,eb Kucks, Anderson, Henderson, ,arfell. and :.Abbey : ,. •-. .. -A ap1lIgy sas'received from Com. CORRESPONDENCE., IFroum C: Wiorrell, relievinhg engino driver,. reporting on; damage?to pot tion of the pumping plant, and point nig out that tile rate of pay under the wages board wis.tiie ahd a half for ovoretime,;iihereas ho had been paid dnly tiine and a quarter. He.also stat ed that his time .xph'ed:on the 9th January, and asked for payment of train fare.--The chairman reported havinig mads' inquiries. regarding 'the cost :of:repairing theo damaged shiood of the high pressure pump, and found that it'would he abqut £20. It was for the Trust, to determine what steps should be taken to replaceothe cover. The shatter of ...
ELECTORAL CANVASS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
El EUItlrAL CANVS 'VAS.S . -n 'electoral canvass foi'theionrol meint'o? St6tiolelectors ill b? under taken in;tlie toWi ni d 'district ihortly and willbe conducted ldsomewhat bon imniliir lines: to. that'!ciiaed'ouiif in coniieetionl..with''th~' oedoral' '!lls'''a coudple bif'ears"itd. 3lembdii'of th police fore 'will leave ian o' nroliment fornmi t. eacº"i liouse r~ ad thlio'd ?ilýlr.1l1,'ll be reaiic.?d' o`.fill? ' irin th iaies'of l eeiv fberson residinRg en' he hiusefw h iio' is'over 21 wears' of ae. 'lrho ýchnviievd' einir conducted a ' the rsthe£"timb will ensureyory person entitled 'to":'at'heiný enrolled p?lt to ijt'?iitera'l'olectiib 'whetherl thir namlfes ar i©'i'tlie roll at'tho present
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
BUFFERED AGUNY ITHHEAD ACHES. "I highly reommend Ohamberlai"'s Tablets to anyone who. suffers from headacheg," .sas. Mr.? M. K. Berry. Msrlborough 1d., Victoria Valley, Tasmania. "I suffered. Ony ,with beadaches and tried almnost every thin;. Notling did me any good until a friend:recommend d?Ohamberlain's Tablets and they boo. put me right again. Now I woulds.not be without a. box, of;- Chamberlain's' Tablets in he, house." Sold by all chemists and ,torekepeo. : TO DAY'S ) ADVERTISING 'i A..N, N0UNOIUNCEMENTS. Irs. 1. M. Clifford. .snerihtendent of Natura Health. Co..Melbourne,' may be:seen at. the Western Hotel, from.r10 a.m. to 9 D.m. to-day (Wednesday): .. Messrs, Cramondn and Dickson trad :Mertise on our fourth: pane.,a price, list in o ?dection • with their. challenge Isale.. which coummences onFriday.;-? : Messrs .'Archibald Macfarhnle ,and Co; will hold a ;clearine-out'}isalele for Mri, Lewis Jenkmiu.. atdliverdal4,i.Cs sac's Bridee. Ibon: Saturday. Jan, 24.tr , e M`ir.,,Xl,...
LADIES' ROWING CLUB TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
Turray. one of their vice-presidents, oii Moid? ? ?venink . Amongst those present nereothe Ma'voress (Mrs.Land mann). :Miss 31irrav.I Mrs. Rolfe, Mise A. Lake. ,.rs._Webb (Adelaide),: Miss Muirson. Mrs. W.. Helpman, , Mrs. Slatterv. Miss Janet ,Murray, i,M iss Doris Murrav.;, Mliss, McLennon, M?rs. Foylo., liss Heloman and, Miss Dalli niore. Aploloniis.were received:from seseral of tho.patrons of,tlhe club. The tables were beautifully decorated with the. club's, colors. the' flowers .chosen ibeing blue:larlksurs and white sweet peas. and white.. Californian poppies. Full idsticewas done to a particularly dainty tea. after;which Mrs. Findley proposed the health of the hostess, Miss 1Murray. ; In:doing, so.Mrs. Find lev. om behalf :of tlie members thaunk ed Miss Murray for.her denerosity in entertainiuirthe'club. and also for her interest in themdin the past. Continu inn, she.said that the members enjoyed many hlmav hours on the river, which they could not do except for, the gener osi...
MORTLAKE SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, 9th January. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
?MORTLAKE SHIRE COUNCIL; ' Friday, 9th January. y Present: Crs. R. A. -D. Hood (Pre sident), T. Montgomery, -Wells Bruin ley, O. W. Clifford, W. Moffatt, W. J. T. Armstrong, W. T. Allen, G. Thompson and T. W. Bailey. CORRESPONDENCE. • From W. C. Rowe, re weighbridge for.Nerrin,and forwarding particulars as to type,etc.--Takei with engineer's report. . From'-Missrs. Brunmley Bros., J. McWilliam and II. Williamson, ap plying for rene\ial of slaughter?ri, Ixcenses.-ranted . Cr. 'J'Thompson said there . wls slaughter house in East. Framllinglhar., but the shop was in Warrnambool Shire. Was it registered?'-The secret ary: No.-Cr. 'JThompson moved; aa,t Cr. Allen seconded, that the attentioui of thl?la speetor be called to the last-. ter.:-Carried. From Public Ilealth Department,re Specting proposed additions to Roman Catholie Church at 1Mortlake.-Refer I?il to the engineer. Froem T. G. aUntes, secretary Teram; Schools' Excursion, applying for pub.. lie holiday in Parishes of Kolora,Kuil ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
1914 FOOTWEAR SPE IrLS.. LADI"S' White Canvas La.. Boots, self caps, .ood GENTS' it Cans l., tocaps, r ool ad SGENTS White Canvas Bals. tolcaps+ .cryool arid' p e sa, special prices, 5/11, 8,B and 10/6 pair. light, special price, 7/11, 8/11, 1?/6 pair... , LDIF`:" AIFS'- Glace Kid Anklet Court Shoe, neat self GENTS' Bor Caif lal oRrals. whole goloash 1, speeal bow, special prices 8/11 and 10/6 pair. prices, 9;9, 11/6 and 13/6 pair. -LADIES' Glace Kid Balmorls., patent trimningsl and GENTS' Glan, Kid Lice Fhes, , D hjy fronts, new:1 S . ewest shapes, special'prices, 0/9. 10/6,'12/11 pr. imericin toe, sp, cial prices, 12,6,14/6, 16/6 pr. " : LADIES' Glac Kid Oxford Shoes, pump moles, pat- GENTS' Enamiel Derlby Lace Shoes, four iamericaii " .ps,'special prices, 11/, 12/6 pair. shapes, special price, 16/6, 17,6 and 0/) pair. . LADIES Enamel Derby Lace Shoes. toecapped,several GENTS' Ox Blood Balinorals and Shoes, rve shames shapes, special price, 11/ and 12,6 pair. special price, 146, 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
GREAT DISSOLUTION SALE SAT S. YOUNGER. AND ,CO .S , . nN?iE.vent unprecedented in the annals of the Eiriin a Comnpulsory Sale so t!hat. he Stock of £5;1,00 worth of New o G0ds inaibe turned intohbard cash to achieve Sth:we admit that something out ofiterdinary niust e done, therefore :we are .offerimg such Astounding Value the iikeolic has never been seen at' anyt ale" :;'ithatour aim will be attained and this Great Dissolution Sale becoie a record for, this y`.district ' !' c - All1:i oo:ds will be marked att Pricesfor Cash, and at such a: ow rate thal a glance :" willsufhceto prove that Genuine: Bargains Jare being offered. : S . ... '"SHOWROOM, BARGAINS. '.I-?T..EMBROI.ODEH.ED-1 LO.U- MBRIO COSTUM-ES ?louse (?HILDE1N'S',ROMPEIS,not.: r i/3 and Skirt; for 2/11 . the price, for 1/. ' . 4_,'.:.S ...... . ... . .. . . .' -:'; . . "r 'a s. . - :,.i, S l .Embroidord 0NE-PIEOE ARNER'S RUST PROOF COR- THE. 'FAVOI'TE.' CORSET, ROBESfor 6/11 SF ; woreS/6 for 4/11. for comfort and woea',for...
NO DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
:.,,. ?? NO 6.D N? ` - In;connection with tho'?isit of the Oountry Roads Board yesterday, the Shiro secretary was desirous of ar ranglng for a complimentary dinneir to bo:tendered to .tlie 'inembers in tlhe eveoi?g on their return from their tour of inspectioin of the East riding, but' upon 5ntrvieowving thile proprie ,trst ucert.in hotels ho was informed that suchi:a' proposal could not beon: tertained at such 'short notice, ' as it would bho nrocessary to 'arrange for a special staff of waitresses, the provi sions of:. theo 'Wages- Boards making suoc' la conrse necessary. The proposed public' dinner lhad perforce to . le abaidoned, and when the members of the Bbard ?and the Shire Councillors who.ccmpanied them,returned from their:trying journey over the rough roads' between W?arrnmbool and Pe £erbofoughih; they 'fond t hat,.not only hkad :rhe;public :dinner been 'abandon ed,but it' wah impossible for them to get,a!dinner,or.lmeal at all at their hotel,5s it' w'as slightly -after t...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 14 January 1914
PERSONAL. Residents, of Warrnamibool and dis trict will feel kleon sympathy for Mr. G., Strang, of Melbourne, and late of Wrrnmambool, in the second sad be reavement which has befallen him during tho past few w weeks. Last month his .wife passed away, andnows has just been received that one of his sans, Albert 'Victor, who was well klnwn amongst the younger generation ill War'nambool as Victor, was acei dentally drowned an King's Creek Queensland, on Sunday. The. deceased left Warrnambodl about four years ago, and for about tlhree-years was working in a motor garage in Mel bourne: Last May he went to Queoensland and took up farming. For some muonths he was working at New farm, near Brisbaneo, and only recently lie wrote to a friend in Warrnambool statirg thatlio and a mate were about to start farming on. their own 'ac count. The deceased wais about 26 years of ago. .lonsltable E. Horn,who left Hamil ton on Monday evening, on transfer to Warrnambool, has spent over 11 years in this t...