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The Ararat Advertiser SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
i- i \`' _ 1 ' , , \i? StATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1914. It-was stated at the last meeting of lioe Ararat Borough Council that were : supply of water available for the town equal to the normal needs of a ivilised community, it is probable lit tle time would be lost in establishing h sewage system at the Hospital for Insane. For some considerable time past this very desirable step has been under the consideration of the Lunacy Department, and it is to be hoped that at an early date a supply of water adequate to the reasonable needs of. a progressive town will enable the institution to adopt some modern me thod for the disposal of its sewage. This is desirable in the interests of the health of the unfortunate beings who are there under treatment. It may perchance happen that the introduction of a modern system, which must neces sarily have a beneficial effect upon the well being of the insane, will not be without a reflex action upon the cor porate mind and bring home to the lo 'cal autho...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
LOCAL AND GENE L NEWS. The tender of E. Eddy, of Hamilton, at £434, has been accepted for new re sidence at the Lake Bolac State School. We were erroneously informed that the Beaufort United Sunday Schools were to hold a combined picnic at Ara rat to-day. The picnic that will take place here to-day will be the Buangor Sunday Schools. . Mr R. D. Speed, C.E., secretary' and engineer of the Shire of Aarat, has joined the ranks of motorists. lie has purchased a very fine Ford car, and already is expert in the. work of driving. Harvest festival services will be held in Holy Trinity Church to-morrow. The Rev. M. C. James, formerly an as sistant curate in Ararat, and now vicar of S. Peter's, Ballarat, will be the special preacher for the day. Accounts await payment at the Ara rat Sub-treasury for the following : Ararat Borough Council, Ararat Gas Company, T. F. Brown, J. Crossley and Son, W. B. Gilchrist, W. H. Grano, A. G. Hutchinson,- J. R. Matthews, N. M'Donald; A. Offenhauser, G. F. Sm...
STAWELL. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
BTAWELL. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF WATER. The Borough Council --hais been forced to restrict the use of water on gardens, and has issued an order for biddihgthe 'use bf hoses, but-house holders are pernmitted,:to water their gardeus by the use: of watering-cans. There is. evidence of an enormous quantity of wanter,being wasted in the town, and to this, is attributed the present .state of the reservoirs. The water is conveyed from the Grampians by means of fluming and pipes, and -there are two ?mall reservoirs in the town, the one being used as a distri butingl basin and the other as .a stand-by for summer, but the drain has been so great on the reservoirs that there is very hlttle 'water left in No. 2 reservoir; hence the necessity for the action taken' by 'the council. Householders have never before been restricted in the use of water, and the present.position has been brought about by the neglect 'of the council to.take action against persons wasting water. .,
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. WILLAURA TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SPORTING INTBLLIGENCE. WILLAURA TURF CLUB. At the last meeting of the Willaura Turf Club, several very important mat. ters came up for consideration. It will be remembered that the club applied to the V.R.C. for Friday, 3rd April, as the date for the holding of the annual race meeting. They received a reply to the effect that that date could not be granted, and in its place Friday, 17th April, was offered. The Glen. thompson Club, which body originally wanted the 17th, but were refused, again approached the V.R.C. asking that they be allowed to race on the 17th, and that body has received a reply to the effect that the request has been granted. The local (Willaura) Club has also just been notified that they have been granted the 3rd April, so that all has ended well, so far at both clubs are concerned. A communi. cation was also received from the V.R.C., stating that the club could not hold two Trots and one Pony Race on 'the same day. They could hold one of each. It was decided to ...
BUANGOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
BUANGOR. (From our Correspondent.) . The. tennis tournament for the Pick ford trophy is almost completed. Miss -lice Piekforu has won ,the. lady's prize, aind Mr M'Connell has to play off with ir r W.-Pickford, jr., for the gentleman's. _ Rain is needed , here very badly. Both branches of the Middle Creek are practically.dry, ahd the farmers along the creek, who depend on it for water. ing the stock, have to sink for water. Great interest is being shown in the euchre and cribbage tournament held under the auspices of the Middle Creek branch of tne A.N.A. , Ovei 60 pldy ers are taking part. The play takes place after each monthly meeting, the last.night of play being after the April ineeting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
THE SALE SUPRE HL . OUST & SCHOLES, --THE MAMMOTH STORES-- Commence Their GREAT ALF-YEARLY SUM R SALE On Thursday Next, Feb. 5. X'OR PO'U w0TT? RBS OEr.TY. 0U We are planning to:break all previous records with this sale anid can assure you of a: great saving by paying us a visit. Come Early and Seciure Your Share of the Bargains. Orders by Post or 'Phone Promptly Attended to. - OUST & SOHOLES, THE- BARG-AIZ GIV'VERS, 'Phone 18.-Barkly Street, Ararat. OAVID B. VMORRIS Is now making GREAT REDUCTIONS In Millinery, 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 be found to be right. AN INSPECTION INVITED. (3. S. Morris) "TSB PROGRESSIVE BOOKSELLERS," 'Phone 88. 'ARARAT. Select your IE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Or b aatT. /ibe 3aztaf.ii jotsbliebsuo1Stougm I5fi LFirst Issuo-Isttiag.; E857. Jubilee-nett AtekI'rp'9 BUSINESS DIRECTORY., jDvEltcTISEOENERu.n PRINIINO I OFFICE, Lgar'street, Ararat,. -t. ryir THEO. G..GRANO, iBarrister-at-Law, liau Romoved his Office to directly OPPOSITE THE BASK OE NhW SJUL'lH WALES. Scomnmissioner of the Supreme Joatn of Western Australia for taking. ,didavits in Victoris. Mk - H. E.- W EBIB oollciLor,: C., Uppostte the Court :tIuoe, Co(wuIs.ioes oui "Victolia, ?rst .ýMIty'tio ,led. STElwArT W. Ilans, L.L.91 t:AAg;1TE. AND BOLIQITOB. ýOU ItEs cIAL HOTEL BUILDIiNGS At.,ILLY BTBEET ARABAT. lsonuya to tend of Freehold and Lease hold securities. [A CARD.] HiI . H, . ;CAaSTAIRS, o00lI1OB, &c., Who has purchased the 1'ractice of Mir Aiin±AkN AIdURST, LL.L.., liAtc'ibdBR AND bOI.OITOR, Barldy Street, Ararat, TNTIL lately conducting the prace tice of Mr F. H. .eles, is con tinuing to reside and Practice at Ara rat, and has removed to the office lately occupied ...
DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOLS. AND COUNTRY CHILDREN. DISCUSSED BY WILLAURA A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOLS. AND COUNTRY CHILDREN. DISCUSSED BY WILLAURA A.N.A. At the meeting of the \Villaura branch of the Australian Natives' As sociation, held.this week, a lengthy dis-.: cussion, took place regarding, the ad vantages of Distriet High Schools to the parents of children 'residing in the country districts, such as Willaura and Lake Bolae.. The members at the meeting gene ally were of the opinion that the High Schools did not afford children resid ing in country? districts' the facilities for receiving the.. education imparted as should be .the ease.* If a person re sided at tWillaura or Lake Bolace and desired to; end his child to the Ararat High Schliool,, it :would cost him at the least £50 a year,- which it was held was too much: for the ordinary .workin, man to be called =upon to pay;, and: if a perion was, able" to payvthat amount it would be just as well for him to selid" 'hin to a private :school.: The system wwas '-not equitable, and some conisideiation ,should...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
LYCEUM PICTURBB. There will he a doi -le star pro. gramle -of moving pictures, at the theatre this evening. The first star is s The Fatal Bell;" by the Ganmnont Company. Twinkling Bell is •tipped for the French National, but- unable to follow up the opportunity a bank is robbed and the crime laid on n bin. ther's shoulders. After many exciting situations, the whole trouble is cleared up. "'The Sea Eternal" firsns lhe second stair This picture deals with the life long, separation of a fisherman and his wi-ffe\ and finally the father finds his child and at last the whole family is re-united. There will also he a long list of dramas, etc. Sir R. Munro Ferguson, the Gover. nor-General designate of Australia, will leave England by the Otway on 1Oth April, and is due in Melbourne on 1Sth lMay. Mr J. M. Reed, the newly appointc,l Secretary for Lands, and who has for many years held the position of Sur. veyor-General, is an old Creswick hbor. J. C. ,Tordat, postmaster at Port t'irie West. b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
HARR 0., THE 'BIG STORE BARGAINS Dress Lengths, 5 ards; 3/11, flli,7/1i. Dress Trimmings, 3 y, ard. Fancy Muslin and Cambries, 4/11 doz., were 1-yard, Special Line Crepes, 7jd yard. S White Towels, 5d, large size. Strong Unibleached Sheeting, 1/4:. .Boae . . - Unbleached Table Damask, 1/-. Ladles' White Costumes, 4/6, 7/6. Boys' Galatea Trousers, 1O}d: Boys' Galatea Jumpers, 10d1. Boys' Galatea Tunics, 1/6. Galatea Sailor Suits, 3s Od. Boater Hats, gd. REMNANTS I REMNANTS ! - . Suits to Measure fromn 32/6. -- , HA.PREIS & O.,: THE BIG STORE. TheCOOOAdeLue Coupons in every tin " Ask your .Grocer, or write CA&DBURY'S - 267 George Streett.- S Dt Y or.14 Market Street. Mibburne. AN IDEAL TONIC ..FOR THE Stomach and Liver. Because it cleanses the system and gently stimulates the action of the stomach, liver, and bowels, Mother Seigel's Syrup-madefTromn'roots, barks, and leaves-sooi corrects S. the.'' out-osrts condition from which so many people • fett at the change ofo s...
THE GRAMPIANS FIRE. WATER SUPPLY AREA SWEPT. CARETAKER'S RESIDENCE DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
THE GRAMPIANS FIRE. WATER SUPPLY AREA SWEPT. CARETAKER'S RESIDENCE DE STROYED. The first serious loss from the bush fires in the Grampians occurred on Wed nesday afternoon, when the residence of Mr Thomas Cumming, the caretaker of the Borough of Stawell waterworks, was destroyed, together with outbuild ings and stabling accommodation. Fanned by a strong hot north wind, the fire shot up the Gap. The Borough Hut. next door caught on fire, but by strenu ons effort was saved .from destruction, as were also the summer residences of Miss Wehl, Mr George Mitehell, and the Misses D'Alton. The last named house, which is owned by two old ladies, had a very narrow escape, a portion of it having to be pulled down. The fire then swept'on towards the one that occurred in the vicinity of the fluming works about a week ago, and it is hoped that now it will burn itself out. Hall's Gap has suffered from bush fires from below "Bellfield" right through to Mount -Abrupt, a distance of about 15 miles, an...
The Evil that Men Do, Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Right's Reserved.] CHAPTER XX. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Nhe Evil that Men Do, BY M. P. SHIEL. Luthor of "The Rajah's Sapphire," "Prince Zaleski," ete. Published by special arrangemaO!n with Ward, Lock and Co. TAIl Rights Reaerved.1 CHAPTER ~. .(Continued.) They found Hartwell in a silk jacket md a skull-cap in the laboratory at the rack of the first-floor, with his bared ight arm red to the elbow in blood, te being now almost well again, thoung somewhat yellow under his coar :reckles. Lunch was already servo md in that jacket he first lunched rith the party, and afterwards took fulin back to the laboratory, where he sas alone with her for some time, !howing her different objects of in :crest, such as the still-beating heart if a dead frog, a protozoon under the uicroscope, a headless lancelot "whose soul was a spine ;" and Hartwell ex ?lained to her how and why the "im mortality of the soul" is a "ground !ess thesis of the childhood of man," to that the admirable Julia, who had :osme to tie lunch an immortelle, went iwnay rather a sun-fl...
THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. ITS FUTURE DEVELOPMENT. DR. GILRUTH IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. ITS FUTURE DEVELOPMENT. DR.' GILRUTH IN 'MELBOURNE. Dr. Gilruth, Administrator of the Northern Territory, who was summoned to Melbourne by the Minister for Ex ternal Affairs to confer with him re garding the future development of the Territory, arrived on Thursday. A few hours after he had stepped from the Sydney express, the first of a series of conferences was in progress. All that the Minister had to say at its con clusion was that general. matters re lating to the Territory were discussed. It is not unlikely that as a result of the interchange of views between the Minister and the Administrator, some drastic alterations will be made in the administration. The abolition as se parate positions of the Protectorship of Aborigines, the Directorship of Lands and the Directorship of Education, is believed to be but a mila measure of the reform which is in contemplation. It is known that the present Fede ral Government, including the Minister in charge of the Ter...
SON SHOOTS FATHER. A SCARSDALE TRAGEDY. FATHER'S LAST WORDS — "IT WAS AN ACCIDENT." BALLARAT, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SON SHOOTS FATHER. A SCARSDALE TRAGEDY. FATHER'S LAST WORDS - "IT WAS AN ACCIDENT." BALLARAT, Friday., By some strange reticence on the lart of members of the family, and likewise the local doctor, the police were not informed until yesterday even= ing of a shooting affair near Sears dale, in whichli David Black received injuries on Wednesday evening that proved fatal last evening, about 24 hours after the affair occurred. The deceased was shot by his. son, Archi bald Black, under circumstances that suggest accident. Constable Youdan states that at 8.30 o'clock last- evening he heard of a shooting' affair at Black's house, about three-quarters of a mile from Secars dale. He proceeded to the scene, and saw David Black, senior, aged about 84 years,: who with: David black, the deceased, his son, Archibald and Alex ander. Black (brother of David Black, jun.), and his son, Alexander, lived in' the same' house. Alexander Black, brother of the deceased, stated that his father and he were a...
TOWN CLERK AND ENGINEERSHIP. A DEADLOCK OCCURS. MR LOCK WILL ONLY ACCEPT ON CERTAIN CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
TOWN COLEE AND ENGINEE, SHIP. A DEADLOCK OCCURS. MR LOCK WILL ONLY ACCEPT ON CERTAIN CONDITIONS. S*Afteri hE I cussion which took plac' at the ordinaer, meeting of the -Ararat Borough Council on Wednesday 'evening last in connection with the :tuestion of the ippoipjtment of Town Clerk, and Engineer, .there was doubt in'the.minds of many whether Mr Frank Ne6sbon-L'c1, C.E., would accept the position. It will be remembered that the advertisement calling for np plicants stated that there was to be no private practice, but that was not stipu lated in the conditions, but the addi tion was added to the conditions last Wednesday night, and it was decided :when Mr Lock signed them that he should be appointed. Mr Lock attended the meeting of the council, as previously announced, and in responding to the toast of Ins health, .proposed in the Mayor's room, said that he would let the council know in :a few days whether he would accept the position or not. A reply was anxiously awaited from MIr ...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
MINING INTELLIGENOB. Mr F. Templar, who,. as we stated in a recent issue, is the patentee of a ma chine for the treatment of low grade alluvial deposits and ores, and is about to erect one of the machines in this district, is making good progress with the work. Yesterday he receiv ed word that his offer for a very fine mining plant in South Australia had been accepted. The plant was pur chased for the Golden Gate Company for £6300, and has only been in use about six months. The Cathcart Central Company clean ed up on Thursday last for the fort night for a return of 750 oze, as against 784 ozs for the previous fort night. The Cathcart Company cleaned up yesterday for the fortnight for the much improved return of 451 ozs, as against 387 ozs for the previous fort night. The two Ararat gold producing com panics have returned 1201 orzs for the fortnight. YIELDS. Ozs. Cathcart Central (fortnight) .. 750 Cathcart (fortnight) .. .. .... 451
ARARAT CHARITIES CARNIVAL. MEETING OF COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ARAPAT CHARITIES 'CARNIVAL. MEETING OF COMMITTEE. A meeting of those interested in the Ararat Charities Carnival-to be held on lath March-took place at.the Mecha" liCes' Institute last night, when there was a good attendance, Mr G. Burn (Mayor), occupying the chair. -DONATIONS. Letters were received from the fol. lowing, forwarding donations in aid of the movement :-Kronheimer Limited, £1/1:; United Breweries.Company, Carl. ton, £1/1; Beath, Schiess aiid Felstead, £1/1;. Durdin and Sainsbury, £1/1.; T. B. Jackson, 10/6; Beecham and Co., 10/6; Felton,.. Grimwade,. £1/1; J. Pickles,anid Sons, £1/1; M'Naughton, Love and Co., £1/1: .In addition goods were received from Benjamin and Son, J. and:H. ;Marks, Steinfield and Smith, .W. :T. Thomson, Michaelis, -Hastein and Co., H. Simonsen, Swallow and Ariell,'P. Falk and Co., Lewis. and Whitty, Buckeye Harvester Co., O.T. Limited, P; Warland. Mr .Gossip (one oft the .joint secre taries) said that he had visited the sale of Mr -Snow in the Bua...