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NAVAL BALANCE IMPERILLED. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914
>* A VAT, KA1.AMT. IMPKIHLl.Kli. ! LONDON", r.tiurd-:. I Argentine has he*'ii a.r-nrotvhtsi !>v Turkish. Greek :>>id Italian auesws wi:'* •i vitnv to the sale of tis two h:u;:e -■>iins ijow 'nnierjioinsr : ~ :n I'tnie-' i States waters!. ! i* is fear-'nl. since Brazil sold a bat-j tleshin to Turkev. rh:u the Ar^eniin.- | will accent the offer. j An en'domic of Dre-Jiluouch: sale-- | imonir the Soml* American St•»'•■>&lt; j -•^iousiv reuirded. as it mica: vj:a!!v j iffect ilia balance of naval tv.vvvor iv j fhe Mediterranean and elsewhere :
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. &nbsp; Avoca, closes 9.45 a.m.; arrives at Castlemaine, 7.30 p.m., Tues., Thurs., Sats. &nbsp; Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives &nbsp; 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, closes 9.45, a.m., Mon., Wed., &nbsp; Fri. ; arrives 7.30 p.m.. Mon., Wed., &nbsp; Fri. &nbsp; Barker's Creek, closes 6.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m., and 8.45 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., 1 &nbsp; p.m., 8 p.m. &nbsp; Campbell's Creek, 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Carisbrook, closes 9.45 a.m.; arrives 7.30 p.m. Ciunes, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Chewton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m.. and 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m., 7.15 p.m. Down Travelling Jf.U., 14, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30, and 8.45 p.m. (Echuca and intermediate places) ; arrives 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. r>""iolly, cioscs 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closeB 5.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11 a.m., 7.15 ...
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE GUILDFORD. POPULAR TEACHER FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 January 1914
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE GUILDFORD. POPULAR TEACHER FAREWELLD. &nbsp; On December 23rd the quiet calm which usually pervades Yandoit &nbsp; was dispelled by a large gathering of folk from all around the district for the purpose of holding a &nbsp; valedictory social to that popular school teacher, Mr R. Davis, who has been transferred from Yandoit Hills to Sydenham School, in the metropolitan area. Mr P. Righetti, who acted as chairman, in his opening remarks said he was sure that everybody in the Yandoit dis- trict deeply regretted Mr Davis' de- parture, and eulogised him both in the capacity of teacher and citizen. Tlie chairman's remarks were sup ported by Messrs Salagari, Batt, and Sartori, and others, who all testified to Mr Davis' great popu- larity. Then Mr John Gervasoni presented Mr Davis with a hand some travelling bag on behalf of the residents. Mr Gervasoni said they were losing the most efficient teacher they had ever had; esteem- ed by adults a...
OUR LONDON LETTER BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
OUR LONDON LETTER I i | BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN TOPICS (From Our Special Correspoudem.j I The G.P.O. Xrnas Strike.—It is be ! ginning to look as if alter all we were going to be minus our mails at Christmas. The Postmaster General has been busily doing no i thing, and the postmen are ap | parently just about resolved that a ' strike is the only way of drawing I any real attention to their case. ! It is a little odd how apathetic , the newspaper and the public are ; over the whole affair. Little para j graphs appear buried deep in nria j column in some of the papers; a ! few give an occasional , headline and | a few inches of news, and others i praeticallv ignore the whole thing, j On a Tube train this morning. I I heard the workmen talking. "Wot's | this about a Post Office strike?'' j said one. "Dunno,'' said his mate, : vaguely. "There's sutthin abart it, II believe.'' "Rum go," said No. 1. ; "It'll be a hawful bore,"' said the | second in languid tones meant to j imitate an oftice...
ARMS SEIZED. INTENDED FOR SOLDIERS. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
ARMS SEIZED, h* ■■ ' 1 ■ — INTENDED FOR SOLDIERS. LONDON, Monday. Customs authorities have seized war material coasignc-d to two regiments of infantry stationed at Carrick Fer gus Castle, with a view to possible trouble in Ulster, although the cases were conspicuously marked with Gov ernment broad arrows. The officials, despite the bitter pro tests of tiie officer commanding, re fused to release the goods, arguing that the proclamation prohibiting the importation of arms into Ireland did not make any mention of exemptions.
VAGRANCY CHARGED CONSTABLE STRUCK IN COURT. BENDIGO, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
VAGRANCY CHARGED ■Cb ■ - CONSTABLE STRUCK IN COURT.; BF.N'DIGO, .Monday. | .Joil 11 Wilson, a voung. man, who1 said bis mother resident Carlton,.; was ehargeu at the Beiidigo City. Court this morning with lfaviujr no: lawful means 01 support. The police stated that he had; been in Bendigo for some months,; and had dene no work, lie was: associating with reputed thieves.; Wilson proved that he had been em ployed as pianist at a Bendijjo ho-: tel. He was discharged. William l\dgar Williamson, a! shearer's cook, was also charged; with vagrancy, and was sentenced! to one month's imprisonment. The; sentence was suspended on his en-| tering into a bond to be of good j behavior for 12 mouths. ; As he was leaving the court; Williamson struck Constable! Thomas Good severelv on the back, j uul said, ''You had a hard try." I He was immediately brought back j to court and charged with assault-j ing the constaihle. He apologised| for his conduct, and was dismissed j ■after he had contributed ten...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH. "My little boy had w.liooping cough very badly," says Mrs. A. Henderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Road, Morningtou, u^.Z. "I tried several, cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then 1 tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and he got immediate relief. Since then J have always kept a bottle of this won-j deri'ui medicine by me and recommenri | it to everyone." Sold by -Geo. Clark : and Son, "Wholesale Distributors.
MAYOR AS WITNESS MAGISTRATE RESTRAINS IIIM. FOUR YOUTHS FIXED. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
MAYOR AS WITNESS U-. ifAGISTItATE RESTRAINS Illil. FOUR YOUTHS FIXED. MELBOURNE, Monday. Cr. A. L. Page, Mayor oi. Port .Melbourne, was reproved by Mr \. Tanner, P.M., a*' the Fort Mel bourne Court to-day tor interfering in a case in which the Mayor's son was concerned. Four lads, each about IS years oi age, were charged with having; play ed cards for money on a public re serve in Port Melbourne on Sun day, January 4. The accused were George Cumberidge, Stanley Wil liams, Joseph Kruger, and John Page, the last named being the son of the Mayor. They said that they were, guilty -of playing at cards for drinks, b.ut not for money. A line of 5/ was imposed in each case. Cr. Page rose after Inspector MacManamy had given evidence, and said'he had seen all the boys. Mr Tanner said the Mayor could speak onlv if one of the bovs called him as a witness. It was not a children's eour:. John Page : I call Mr Page as a witness. (Laughter.) Cr. Page, instead oi" taking thit oath, in the usual way ...
COLONEL SENTENCED. REFUSED TO ATTEND MASS. MADRID, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
COLOXEL SENTENCED. REFUSED TO ATTEND MASS. MADRID, Monday. A court martial at Cadiz lias sen tenced C-oloncl Labrador, a Protestant, to six months' imprisonment, for hav ing refused to attend the Mass neces sary before the holding o? the court -martial, of which Colonel Labrador himself had been previously appoint ed president. The sentence places the Roman Catholic Church in an awkward dil emma, being a direct violation of it: precepts directly forbidding Mass in the presence of anyone not a Catho lic, or who has been excommunicated. Some of the -nine sold in Malice 'districts has bc-en locally called 7'lunatic soup." SarriT/les of wvnc examined by inspectors of the Health Department were foitad to be of ofeaetal ^oo&lt;l quality, except in case's where the lienor was kept too 1oH£ and was undergoing sec ondary fermentation.
ENTERTAINMENTS IRELAND TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS ^ ' 7T ■ IREI/AND TO-DAY. ' The following extract is from the "Dublin Evening Mail," July, 1912 : — "Ireland To-day" is the name given to an enteraiumeht being organised in Dublin for the purpose of making an extensive tour of the Australian col onies, the object "being to show in a comprehensive and attractive way the different phases of-life, the industries and scenery of Ireland/ by means of the cinematograph. Already a very extensive series of pictures have been secured of a very interesting nature, and further pictures are .being added almost daily,, Apart from the value of the 'pictorial section of "Ireland To day," as a form of entertainment, it should be of inestimable value from an educational point of view, and should help considerably, to enligl;tert folks' "down under'' to very -many interest ing features regarding Ireland and the Irish people. For instance, views in and about Dublin and other important cities and towns, also numerous pic tures of the Rill...
BRIDEGROOM MISTAKEN ASKS WRONG MINISTER. FREMANTLE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
BRIDEGROOM MISTAKEN ASKS WROX;'} MINISTER. j FRE.MAXTLl', Mor.*j:iy. I A 'mistake on ihe pin of ?h-; brio groom elect lea. !;».s: week. '.o a w-; ! ding ceremony being delayed. and minister being unjar.ly excused having failed tc. keep an appointment. | All. how ever, ended happily. > Canon Moore, rector of Si. JoLie'^j Anglican Church, was cycling peace- j fully along one of the main streets of! Premaiuie when he was surprised see an excited crowd congregated; round h's-church. Xo sooner was Uc | observed than the peaple called o*.!\ '• "There ho is." A man. who after-* wards turned out -to be a bridegroe:-; • elect, angrily asked the clergyman i why he had not kept his appointing.:: ! to marry him that, morning. j After a good deal of argument, the | mystery was cleared up. The ma:> •' who was 10 he married hr.-.l gone to the ; Wesleyan minister by mistake, and banns had actual-;.' been called in the! AVesleyan Church. i The wedding party was in a qu.: dary, as the relatives...
A GREAT WRITER'S KIND DEED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 6 January 1914
A GREAT WRITER'S KIND DEED. A , All old blind sailor who had served under Xapoleon was led ever}' day by Ills little granddaughter to a certain corner in Paris where he wailed pati ently for alms. One day. a group of men halted near him chatting, and he heard one ol them addressed by a name which he recognised. As the men were about to go die old soldier spoke ro this man. "What, do you !\vant?" asked the gentleman. "I have already given you Lwo sous." "Yes, Monsieur, and I have ihanlted yon," responded the veteran, "but I want something more." "What is it:" "I wish you would 'write some rer . ses i'or me.'' "You shall ihave them," responded the gentleman as he moved away. He kept .his word, and the next day the. alms of the blind man were in creased- fourfold by a placard witn this, verse upon it : Like Belisarlus and like Homer, blind, Led by a young child on his path way dim. The hand that aids his bleeds, pitying and kind, He will not see, but G-od will see for him. And the. nam...