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MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. Yesterday's quotations of Ararat stocks were as under: Cathcart-Buyers, 3/ ; cellers, 3/4. Catheart Central-Buyers, 30/; sel lers, 31/. Cathcart Victory--Sellers, 1/10. Great Langi Logan-Buyers, 3/6. Langi Logan North-Buyers, 5/4 ; sellers, 5/5; sales, 5/5. Do. (paid) Sellers, 9/. Langi Logan South-Buyers, 14/; sellers, 15/. :yew Langi Logan-Buyers, 31/9; sellers, 32/3 ; sales, 32/. Upper Langi Logan-Buyers, 1/4; sellers, 1/5. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 2/6; sellers, 3/. Laugi Logan Central-Sellers, 3/3.
THE RAILWAY SERVANTS. MR TOUTCHER FAVORS A WAGES BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
TE RAILWAY SERVANTS. MR- TOUTCHER FAVORS A WAGES BOARD. The member for Ariaat, speiakng on railway'inatters in the House last week, according to " Hansard," said : -With 'a large .' orgnisation like the Railway Department,. embracing so many branches and industries, where there is likely to be clashing with the determinations of Wages Boards- out side, there is always certain to be 'some difference of opinion amongst tLe m'un as' to whether they are getting fair play or not. If a similar system were adopted here it would' relieve this House of a great deal of Ja::os, and save its time in the consideration ,of these siubjects. If the Wages'Board system is good enough for the outscaer, surely it ought to be good enough for the Go vernment. The Wages'Board system is held by us to be eminently superior to the Arbitration Court. It is cer tainly a system -which deserves to be' .extolled. If it is so efficacious outside, ,why should-it not be apglied to our own employes l--'think that .:'...
CABLEGRAMS REUTER'S SPECIALS. GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
CABLEGRAMS EPREg 'U BPlPE0IAIL. GENERAL. French lead-pipe manufacturers are having the bullets, which lie in thou sands on the Balkan battlefields, col lected and brought to Paris. A vessel is now unloading at Marseilles 2095 sacks of these bullets, each sack weigh. ing 100 pounds: According to the well known Paris journal, "L'Humanite," the French military garrisons are at present suffer. ing from a variety of epidemics. Measles is raging among the troops at 76 garrisons, and scarlatina at 60, while mumps are prevalent at 49 mili tary stations, and 67 garrisons each have a number of soldiers suffering from cerebral meningitis (spotted fever). Passengers by the Red Star liner Lap land, which arrived in New York Har bor on Wednesday, had a sensational experience to relate. A brilliant me teor flashed through the air and plung ed into the ocean in close proximity to the steamship. The meteor exploded like a: cannon just as it dived into the sea. For a second great alarm was created le...
LIBERAL SET BACK. MEMBER OF CABINET DEFEATED. LONDON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
LIBERAL SET BACK. MEMBER OF CABINET DEFEATED. LONDON, Thursday Night. Surprise was caused in Liberal cir cles by the defeat at the Bethnal Green by-election of 'Mr Masterman, who had accepted the Chancelldrship of the Duchy of Lancaster. The vot ing was:-Sir M. Wilson (Unionist), 2828 ; Mr Masterman, 2804. President Yuan Shih Kai has issued an appeal to the provinces in which be states that if existing liabilities are not paid foreigners will seize financial con trol, and that tae position is so serious that the foreign partitioning of China is already threatening. The Govern ment lack money to meet a single obli gation to carry on efficient administra ÷?. "
"HOLINESS" CULT. PASTOR BEATEN AND KICKED. NEW YORK, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
*"RHOLINESS" CULT. PASTOR BEATEN AND KICKED. NEW YORK, Wednesday. At Newton (Illinois) two'lads showed cuts; and bruises in court. during, the trial of four religious enthusiasts be longing.to:che "Holiness" cult. The lads alleged, that they had been ill. treated during church services. *Upon this the enraged spectators reized Pastor Lyons, beat and kicked him, and attempted -lynching. The sheriff's special force rescued the pas tor.: The mob made a second attempt when the men were being taken to prison pending an appeal against a fine.
MEXICAN BRIGAND. AMERICANS PUZZLED. INTERNATIONAL LAW INVOLVED. WASHINGTON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
MEXIQAN BRIGAND. AMERICANS PUZZLED. INTERNATIONAL LAW INVOLVED. WASHINGTON, Wednesday. The United States authorities have been sorely perplexed as to what they should do with the Mexican lirigand, Castillo, who was captured in Texas a ifew days after he had set fire Lo a railway tunnel in Northern Mexico and thereby caused the loss of 41 lives. The State Department found itselfi unable to order that Castillo should be handed over to the rebels as such ac tion would be likely to be construed into recognition of their belligerency. The United States is likewise unable to try Castillo, because his offences have all been committed in Mexico. The Huertian Government has made no application for the bandit. In the circumstances, it is thought that the only course open to the United States is to deport Castillo as an ulidesirable alien at some spot on the border where General Villa's rebel force will be able to re-capture him. l General Villa, leader of the rebels :in Northern Mexico, has p...
NOT RITUAL MURDER. VICTIM A JEWISH BOY. MISTAKEN IDENTITY. ST. PETERSBURG, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
NOT RITUAL MURDER. VICTIM A JEWISHBOY. MISTAKEN IDENTITY. ST. PETERSBURG, Wednesday. The mystery surrounding the death of a boy at Fastoff, a small town 40 miles from Kieff, has been partially cleared up. The boy met his death in December, and the police recently had had' the body exhumed, when thirteen pundture marks were found in the neck similar to those found upon the boy Yusnin sky,. for the murder of. whom Mendell Beiliss was lately tried at Kieff ana ac quitted. . .The .police alleged that the body at Fastoff was that of a Christian orphan, who was stolen and eircumcised-by his foster-parent, whose name is Pashkoff. They arrested Paslkoff and another peasant named Goutscharukl, on a charge of.m irder. SPashkoff earnestly maintained that the corpse was that of his son, Jossel, and his statement has proved to be true. The missing Christian lad, whose name is Boris Taranenko, has been found to be alive and well. The two men in custody for the alleged murder of tue boy nave been ...
SERIOUS EARTHQUAKE. TOWN OF RENO SHAKEN. COLLAPSE OF HOUSES. NEW YORK, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SERIOUS EARTHQUAKE. TOWN OF RENO SHAKEN. COLLAPSE OF HOUSES. NEW YORK, Wednesday. A severe earthquake shock was ex perienced this morning at Reno, Car son City, and Virginia, and at- other places in the State of Nevada. At Reno the whole town was severely shaken, and hundreds of the citizens were badly frightened. Several apart ment houses partially collapsed, and some people passing in front of them at the moment had narrow escapes from death. . Damage was also done at Carson City and Virginia, but it is believed •not to have been of a very serious cha racter. . - 1 I- mmi- nn
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. PANAMA TOLLS. DEBATE IN SENATE. CHARGE AGAINST THE PRESIDENT. STATES' HONOR INVOLVED. WASHINGTON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
OABLEGRAMS. EEUTEB'S SPEsoa. PANAMA TOLLS. DEBATE IN SENATE. CHARGE AGAINST THE PRESI. DENT. STATES' HONOR INVOLVED. WASHINGTON, Wednesday Great interest is being taken here in the debate now proceeding in the Se nate on the proposal to repeal the clause of the Panama Canal Act ex empting American vessels from paying the tolls. Senator Chamberlain (Deirocratic re presentative of Oregon), declared that the Canadian railway companies were responsible for the agitation against I the clause. Senator Bristow (Republican member for Kansas) went so far as to allege that President Woodrow Wilson was acting under one influence of the rail way companies. Other oenators were quick to repudiate this insinuation. Senator borah (Republican represen tative of Idaho) declared that the note from Sir Edward Grey (British Foreign Secretary),.in which objection was tak en to the clause affecting ownership of steamers by railway companies, meant that Great Britain wanted also the re peal of this clause....
HOME RULE. DEBATE IN COMMONS. SPEECHES BY OPPOSITION. "BILL CANNOT PASS." LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
HOMEB RULE DEBATE IN COMMONS. -SPEECHES BY OPPOSITION. " BILL CANNOT PASS." . LONDON. Wednesday. The Right Hon. A. J. Balfour, M.P., formerly leader of tne Unionist party, and Sir Edward Carson, M.P.; were the principal speakers at a Unionist meeting in the city to-day. Mr Balfour declared that if he were an Ulsterman he' would do as the Ul stermen were doin'g. The Govern ment's tinkering was useless, a clean cut alone would avoid a civil war. They must tell the Government that ;this Bill-whether it be good or bad-can not pass. Sir Edward Carson ainnounced that he had authorised the expenditure of. a further sum of £70,000 "on defence measures for Ulster.