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MURDER MYSTERY. THEFT OF A PISTOL. FURNISHES A CLUE. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
- MURDER MYSTERY. THEFT OF A PISTOL. FURNISHES A CLUE. LONDON, Monday. Thejdiscovery of a theft to-day gains interest from its possible. connection wito' the murder.: of?' Thoinas Ke!nt' Reeks, of Sydney, at- Wolverhampton -recently. -It =will be remembered that Reeks came to England, from. Anerica a few days 'prior to his murder as a passenger on the s.s. Empress of -Ire land. When the vessel was placed in dry dock onw Saturday, it was found that-an automatic pistol. had been sto len from the' wireless operator's room. It was apparently with a similar wea pon that Reeks was killed, and the dis covery fits in?with the theory that tiue murderer of Reeks was a fellow-voy ager on the Empress' of Ireland. The police are minutely 'investigating the disappearance of the revolver. They believe that. it was stolen during the voyage on which Reeks was a passen i ~ I "- -" 1 u mn l an m un
CASHIER'S FRAUDS. £7000 EMBEZZLED FROM BANKS. 18 MONTHS' IMPRISONMENT. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
OASEIER'S FRAUDS. £7000 'EMBEZZLED FROM BANKS. 18 MONTHS' IMPRISONMENT. LONDON, Monday. . Walter Robson, aged 54, who pleaded guilty to a charge of having embezzled £7000 belonging to. the Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd., was to-daysen tenced to 18 imontls', imprisonment in the second division.i :Robson was em ployed as head cashier in the London t office of the uank :He '-accounted for £4500 of the amounlt involved, and an adjournment for.'a month was granted in January to allow him' to furnish an 'explanation' as to what had become of the remaining .£2500. R:obson to-day stated that he had no recollection as to how he had disposed of the missing s money.
The Evil that Men Do. Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XX—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
rhe Evil that Mn 1Do S BY? M. P. SHIEL, Auithor 'of ."The, ' SBh' apphire," S"Prince .Zaleski,' etc.--' 'Published by special: arrangeznen Swith Ward, Lock ancd- Co. FAll Eights Peerved.1 CHAPTERx X . -Continued. Hartwell still- shrank from seeing Julia. that day and night of the trial, and did not go to her* and again the day. after the trial he did not see her, for that morning he received a letter which caused him. to take a journey, The letter was from 'one Walker, that same Walker who was Oswald's ocea sional shorthand man,=and doer of odd jobs; lie was down at Corton Chantry, disbursing moneys, and watching the progress of some work for Oswald;-and Walker wrote to Hartwell: Dear -Sir, `:I have just read. of the committal of my employer, Mr.. Oswald, and as I (10o not know what to do now about the repairs on the Pavilion, or even about money for me to get back to London, I write to ask you what I am to da Yo,u may know that there are a fore, man and live men on the job, which i...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
MfINIG INTELLIGENOB. MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. The following are the latest quota tions at the Exchange yesterday : Cathcart-Buyers, 3/; sellers, 3/6. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 3/. Cathcart Central-Buyers, 32/; sel lers, 33/6. Cathcart Victory-Buyers, 1/6; sel lers, 1/9 ; sales, 1/9. Great Langi Logan-Buyers, ·9,; sellers, 3/11. /. '. Langi Logan North-BuyerJ, 5/9; sellers, 5/11; sales, 5/11. 1]o. (paid) -Sellers, 9/6. Langi Logan South-Paids-Sellers. 1i/6. Langi Logan Central-Buyer, 3/; sellers, 3/6. New Langi Logan-Buyers, 32/6; sel lers, 33/6. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 33/; sellers, 35/6. Upper Langi Logan-Buyers, 1/5k; sellers, 1/6; sales, 1/6. Do. (paid) Sellers, C/.
MAD MOTORIST. TERRIFIES COUNTRYSIDE. LIVES ENDANGERED. ARREST AND ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
MAD MOTORIST. TERRIFIES COUNTRYSIDE. iLIVES ENDANGERED. ARREST AND ATTEMPTED SUI CIDE. ... LONDON,onday..;, For several hours yesterday :a 'feel ing akin to terror. was created amongst folks 'abroad in Wiltshire. by the dan gerous eccentricities' of ' a motorist, His ear sped in various directions 'at a high rate 'of speed, regardless :of the life: or limb of anyone. in its. path. There were two men in the :motor ear, and the "passenger threatened .people, met on the roads, with a revolver,';and he also defied' the police. 'The car disappeared for a while, and when' it reappeared the police ineffectually chased it. ' They, however, tracdd its ownership, and subsequently effected the arrest of Lee Bond, aged 23, at. his residence at Lyndhurst. :He, was placed in a cell, where` he was dis covered a little later to have cut his throat, and lie is now. in a critical con dition. -The 'chauffeur told the police that Bond forced him to drive as he did under threats of murder.
A VISIT TO BARBADOS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
A VISIT TO BARBADOS. En route for South America, Mr Theodore Roosevelt called at the Eing lish island of Barbados. .He writes in terestingly on the subject in the "Out look 'i-"Although a small island, Barbados is densely populated. Every foot of fertile land is tilled. There are nearlyr200,000 inhabitants.- -Of: these only 12,000 are pure-white., The over whelming majority are nearly pure black. .There is complete equality of treatment of the two races.. Each nian is' treated on his individual worth. The Assedmbly, or Lower House, is elect ed by the people. . The suffragoe is limited in various ways, but it includes all who earn 250 dollars a year, so that every respectable mechanic has 'a vote. Of the voters probably two-thirds are black, or colored, yet nine-tenths of the members chosen to the.-Assembly are whites, and the others are.colored men or black men of=good character, who have prospered in business, and possess standing in the community. Evidesitly the voters have the se...
F. E. STRANGWARD, Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
P. E. BTBANGWA3D, Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, 331 Collins Street, Melbourne. (Tel. 8226.) Private telephone, Winds-r, No. 2879. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent. 1 - Ioe wa
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
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NEW ENGINEER AND TOWN CLERK. THE PRIVATE PRACTICE QUESTION. INTERESTING COUNCIL DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
NEW ENGINEER AND TOWN CLERK THE PRIVATE PRACTICE QUES TION. INTERESTING COUNCIL DEBATE. Last night at the meeting of the Ararat Borough Council an interesting debate took place, on the question of the appointment od'the new Town Clerk and Engineer, Mr W. N. Lock. The matter under dispute was that of private practice. Cr Irwin-I have mentioned the mat ter to Mr Lock. lie informed me that it was in the advertisement that there was to be no private practice, but that it was not in the conditions. Cr Simpson moved-" That Mir Lock be appointed conditionally on his sign ing the conditions, which will provide that there be no private practice." The Town Clerk said in the adver tisement it was stated that there would be no private practice, but through an oversight it was not put in the conal tions. Cr Irwin seconded the motion. - Cr Impey did not think it necessary to insert that condition. under ~.the circumstances. It-was meant that there should be no'private practice about Arara:t. So f...
CANNOT BE PREVENTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
CANNOT BE PREVENTED. In the House of Commons this even ing, Mr Reginald M'Kenna, the Home Secretary, announced that the Imp-rial Government had no power to prevent the strike leaders, deported from South Xfrica,'from landing in England.l He added that Messrs Waterston (who is an Australian), and Pontsma (who is. a nautralised Britisher) could not be pro vented from landing on the ground that' they were aliens.
MR LOCK'S HEALTH PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
MR LOCK'S HEALTH PROPOSED. When councillors adjourned to the Mayor's room, the Mayor proposed the health of Mr Lock in felicitous torm.s, •and hoped that his term among them would be a pleasant one. Mr Lock, in acknowledging the com pliment, said he understood that there had been a good deal of argument about the appointment. He heard the re? solution read which had been passed that night, but they, as councillors, knew-as well as he did that that re solution was illegal, but he was not go ing to dwell on that. As a matter of fact he had the appointment. in his pocket. He would consider the mat ter, and would let them know in a day or two whether he would accept the position or not.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. DEPORTED STRIKERS. CALL AT LAS PAMAS. LANDING NOT ALLOWED. LONDON, Monday Midnight. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
OABLEGRAMS. BEUTER'S SPECIALS. DEPORTED STRIKERS. CALL AT LAS PAMAS. LANDING NOT ALLOWED. LONDON, Monday Midnight. The steamer Umgeni, which is con cveying the deported South African strike leaders to England, called in at Las Palmas to-day for provisions. N~obody was allowed to embark or disembark, but a launch was brought alongside the steamer, and from this the deported men were interviewed. They stated that they had intended to insist on being allowed to land at Las Palmas, but afterwards they came to a decision not to land, in order not to compromise the captain and officers, who had treated them with much kind ness. Mr J. T. Bain (general secretary of the Federation of Trades) declined to make any statement in regard to the deportation of himself and his colt leagues, until they had consulted with the English Labor leaders. - Mr Bain admlnitted, however, that the ldeporta tion had not come altogether as. a sur prise.
ARARAT GOLDFIELDS. THE HOPKINS LEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
A ARAT GOLDFrIEDS, THE HOPKINS LEAD. (By E. J. Alexander.) The granite peaks of 'Langi .Ghiran are a striking feature in the varied landscapes around Ararat. Rising abruptly from the "Gene Plain," they arrest attention from whichever side they are approached. Prom Ararat the southern end of the granite hills t present the outline of an enormous fac s peacefully gazing at the sky. In the L early fifties, when' numbers of teams travelled over from Adelaide, the-e d hills were used as a landmark to guide a them on their way to the busy scens t of Ballarat and Bendigo. A few days Sago, with a friend, I went exploding i along the upper reaches of the Hopkins I River, which has its course for some d miles parallel with the granite hills, but about a mile off. Our object was not looking for beautiful scenery, nit n the more utilitarian one of examining the sources of one of the main triba- g taries of the Ararat goldfields. I We turned off the Ararat and Balla , rat road about a mile on th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
THE SALE SUPREME. : QCUST & SCHOLES, "--:--THE MAMMOTH STORES- - Commence Their GREAT ALFYEARLY SSU On Thursday Next, Feb. 5. woFR FO t Wr3man- oýwziT. We-are planning to break. all previous records. with this sale and can assure you of a great saving by paying us a visit. S Come .Early and Secure Your Share of the Bargains.. .:. Orders by .Post or. 'Phone Promptly Attended to. - 0 OUST & SCHOLES,. TI2EE BAIRGAINT GIVER.S, 'Phone 18.--Barkly Street, Ararat. DAVID B. MI BR IS Is now making GREAT REDUCTIONS IMillinery,. Costumes, Blouses, &c. In order to make room for New Season's Goods. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE FIRST CLASS GOODS AT LOW PRICES:. In all other Departments will be found choice goods, all marked at Special Prices to effect a clearance. . . The quality of goods kept in stock is- well known to be the. very best, and the prices will lie found to Wre'iglit. * _ AN INSPECTION INVITED.--- (3. S. Morris) "'THE PROGRESSIVE BOOKSELLEBS," - 'Phone 88...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
VoBtabHSbe x Onfr R 1f 4 FirstIsse-lstA ug., 1857. Jubilec-lStAug, 1907.. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. DVERTISER GENERAL PRINING A OFFICE, Ligar-street, Arafat, Mr THEO. G. GRANO, Barrister-at-Law, Has Removed his Office to directly OPPOSITE THF BANK OE NIW- SOUTH WALES A Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Western Australia for taking safidavits in Victoria. MR H. E, .WEBB, solicitor, &c., Opposiw the.Court Hlonse, Conmunsionsre of Victoria. Trusce Moniey to Lend. STEWART W., lritwi, L.L.M, BABIISTER AND SOLICITOB, COMMERCIAL HOTEL BUILDINGB BARKLY STREET ARARAT. Monleys to lend of Freehold and Leas~ hold Becurities. [A CARD.] MR H, C. CARSTAIRS, SOLICITOR, &c., Who has purchased the Practice of Mit ADRIAN ANIURST, I.L.B., BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, Barkly Street, Ararat, NT1L lately conducting the prac U tice of Mr F. H. Eeles, is con tinuing to reside and Practice at Ara rat, and has removed to the office lately occupied by Mr H. Dodd. Visits Willaura let and 3rd -riday. Ja...
FOX TERRIER COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
TFOXRTERRIER COURSING. The Ararat Coursing Club held a very successful meeting at their ness grounds, Grano street, yesterday. There was a good supply of rabbits, and the coursing on the whole was excellent, Owing to the excessive heat the cours ing did not commence until 4.30 p.m. Mr J. Cock officiatbd as judge, Mr 'E North as rabbit slipper, and Mr P. 'Hepburn as dog slipper. The follow ing are the results: Open Stake, first, 25/; second, 10/ third, 5/-Irish Lass beat Hook On Irish Lad beat Fleetfoot, Pip beat Blue Duck, Una Gray beat Irish Rose, Pinkie beat Chat On, Laddie beat Echo, Rose Pink beat Bos'n, eio Ora beat Flase 'Mick, Chips beat Famine. Second round-Irish Lad beat Irish Lass, Pi1 beat Una Gray, Pinkie beat Laddie, Kia Ora beat Rose Pink, Chips a bye. Third round-Chips beat Irish Lad, Pinkie beat Pip, Kia Ora a bye, Fourth round-Chips beat Kia Ora, Pinkie a bye. Final-C. Upham's Pinikeo, 1; R Eldridge:s Chips, 2. Maiden Stake, first, 17/6; second, 5/-Trilby beat Famin...
THE POMONAL APPLE CROP. MARKETS CONTRASTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
THE POMONAL APPLE CROP. MARIKETS CONTRASTED. It is interesting to note in convers ing with a local forwarding agent (says the Stawell "Times") that out of the first consignment of 2000 odd cases of Pomonal apples sent away on Saturday last, the majority were for the German market. Out of this agent's 775 eases exported, no less than 650 were for Germany, and 125 for London. This, it is stated, can be taken as a fair average. Asked why this was so, the reason given was that better facilities could be obtained in Ger many in favor of the seller mean in English markets. In Germany, the apples are treated in a similar .:anue: to our wool sales; every consignment is opened up and scheduled. In England (Covent Gar len) the facilities are far from being satisfactory from a producer's p~int of view, When it is estimated that some thou sands of eases will be sent away be tween this and April-some bringnig as much as £1 per case-the amount of money wyhich eventually returns to the district mo...
FORMER ARARAT BANDMASTER. MR T. YOUNG TO TOUR AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 19 February 1914
FORMER ARARAT BANDMASTER. MR T. YOUNG TO TOUR AMERICA. The "Australasian Bandsman" has a ,lengthy report of a farewell to Mr T. Young, formerly bandmaster of the Ararat Town Band. From the article we clip the following :--"Recently the members of the South Sydney Model Band met at the bandroom to say au revoir to tneir departing bandmaster, Mr Thos. Young, who has been granted six months' leave of absence, so that he might tour America with the Quin lan Opera Co. Mr Leeman (chairman) explained the object of such a meeting, and he was sure every member was very sorry to lose Mr Young as a con ductor, although only for six months. He hoped he would enjoy his tour, and he was certain the experience Mr Young would cultivate would be a great benefit to his band on his return. On behalf of the members, he'presented:Mr Young with a beautiful enlarged photo.: of the band, taken at the recent Bat burst contest, and also a purse of sove reigns. . Mr Young, in response, said he could not find ...