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ADDRESS BY MR BALFOUR. TEARING OLD WOUNDS OPEN. "NEARING THE RAPIDS." LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ADDRESS BY MR BALFOUR. TEARING OLD WOUNDS OPEN. " NEARING THE RAPIDS." LONDON, Thursday. In addressing a Unionist meeting in the city yesterday, Mr Balfour said the Home Rule Bill, which professed to be a complete healing process for Ireland, : had torn ancient wounds open.. Ho warned the ,Government, while the plans are still malleable, not to com mit themselves to the fatal mistake of providing for a half measure-Home Rule within Home Rule. Mr Balfour,. continuing, said :-"It is the fixed desire- of Ulster not to paralyse the Parliament in Dublin;, but to be in the British Parliament on equal terms with us. We are now in the rapids; even to the dullest ear the murmur of the distant cataract is audible. Unless the Government made a clean cut they will find them selves in the remorseless current, and the ship of State will be dashed into irremediable disaster."
OLD AGE PENSIONER. FOUND DEAD IN HUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
OLD AGE PENSIONER. FOUND DEAD IN HUT. Yesterday afternoon it was reported to the Ararat police that an old age pensioner named Charles Hodges, liv- ing in a hut on Picnic road, was be- lieved to be dead in his hut. A neigh bor, not seeing the old fellow about for a few days, went to the hut to see if there was anything wrong. Looking through a crack Hodges was observed lying down, and as he looked as though he were dead, the police were communicated with, and Constable &nbsp; M'Innes was despatched to the place. He found the old fellow lying down quite dead, and it was apparent that death had taken place at least a day previous. The old fellow, who has been long resident in the district, went away some time ago, but again return- ed, and has been subsisting on his pension. It is believed that he had a slight sunstroke last Sunday. An inquest will be held to-day, and it is also probable that a post mortem will be made on the body.
OBITUARY. MRS A. HERBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 February 1914
OBITUARY. MRS A. HERBERTSON. It will be learned with very much regret by many friends in this district that Mrs Alice Thwaites Herbertson, the relict of the late A. Herbertson, of Chapman, passed away at an early hour yesterday. Mrs Herbertson, who had reached the advanced age of 75 years, had been in in declining health for some months past. She leaves two sons, Messrs Harry and Frederick Herbertson, of this district. Mrs Her- bertson was a native of Scotland, and she came out to the colony in the early days. Her, husband settled at Moyston, being associated with seve- ral of the companies working on the once famous'Campbell's Reef, and on the land adjoining being opened for selection, he acquired a nice block at Chapman, where Mrs Herbertson, has since resided. Her remains were in- terred in the Moyston Cemetery along- side those of her late husband, yester- day afternoon, being followed to the grave by a large nunber. of sorrowing friends. The Rev. J, J. Spalding conducted the fu...
AMERICAN TREATIES. RATIFICATION PROBABLE. WASHINGTON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
AMERIOAN TREATIES. RATIFICATION PROBA13LE. WASHINGTON, Saturday. In the American benate yesterday mendments to arbitration treaties de ,gning to exclude .from arbitration anama tolls, Asiatic immigration, and ther questions, were defeated. The majority against the amendments iceeded two-chirds. The administration considers tha; he result marks the end of the .con roversy over the foreign policy of. the Inited States, and assures ratiflea Lon of the treaties with Great Bri an and other nations- which shortly xpire. RATIFIED BY SENATE. WASHINGTON, Sunday.. The American Senate has ratified ith amendments its treaties with Grea' Iritain, Japan, Italy, Spain, Norway, seden, Portugal and Switzerland.
EXCITEMENT IN TEXAS. AMERICA BLAMED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
EXCITEMENT IN TEXAS. AMERICA BLAMED. EL PASO (Texas); 8aturday.. The Unief. of .Police. prevented. the olding of an open air.mass'meetiug, to "otest against-the execution by Gene; d Villa, the Mexican rebel leader, of William Benton, a .well known `ran'e~l wner in Mexico. The reason given by ae Police Chief was that he feared rouble. : i residents, however; met inside a uge "theatre, and 'condemned the Ameri !a Government for bad management " connection wi?n Mexican affairs. Sundreds 'of. Mexican "refugees joined Sth~e protest. Various speakers ac sed the.United States of being guilty aiding. lawless elements through ,eir vacillating policy. d enton's maternal grandfatner parti -pated in the cnarge of the Light Bri ;ade at Balaclava. Other relatives I.ve been officers of the British Army. I'he whole of Texas is worked up to itense excitement, as Mr Benton was ;~ry popular throughout the southern tates. it is known that he was a very brave ian. His widow, who is a Mexican ady, is pro...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. MEXICAN MURDER. BRITISH SUBJECT EXECUTED. AMBASSADOR'S ACTION. INDIGNATION IN AMERICA. WASHINGTON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
OABLEGRAMS. REUTEB'S SPEOIALS. MEXICAN MURDER. BRITISHI SUBJECT EXECUTD. AMBASbADR 'S ACTION. INDIGNATIOi IN AMERICA. WASHINGTON, Friday. Telegraiss from El Paso, in Texas, .cave- no room for doubt that William Jenton, a British ranch owner, has ,een done to death by the order of .eneral Villa, bhe rebel leader, Enquiries were set afoot by the ;ritlb, representatives in Alexico when .ira Benton reported that her husband ad ,isappeared after quarrelling with .eneral' ailla. The American Consul .t Juarez now announces that Benton as been executed by the rebels, who .ceused him of having plotted against .ie life of General Villa. Benton was Jnvicted by a court martial, and led ,efore a firing squad immediately after ..ards. lie was given no chance to tppeal to his countrymen for aid. Great indignation has been aroused .t El Paso by this outrage. The mnericans there characterise the ac. ion of General Villa as "wsnton mur ier." A mass meeting of protest is eing organised at Washington. ...
The Evil that Men Do, Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHARTER XXI.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
rile Evil that en h Da , BY M. P. SHIEL, Author of "The Rajah's Sapphire," "Prince Zaleski," etc. Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. (All Rights Reserved.1 CHARTER XXI.-Continued. He was not long lying there, how. ver, before he was away sleep-walk ing in the foret ;' and, walking in his sleep, Hartwell had a dreadful vision lhat night. It seemed to him that Drayton was walking with him in a wonderland of the dead; the stirrings )f the trees of Corton became a shiver. ing of many grave-clothes in his dream; the rain drops turned to a weat of that place; and with blank tye whites Hartwell groped through i mystery of shadow, solemner than tver entered into any living, happy heart to conceive. He thought that Drayton said to him: "Act well, Hart well, that you may shorten my hell," snd that he answered: "Which hell, Drayton? There is no hell: I am only dreaming;" and Drayton seemed to say again: "Hell is the evil that men do: and the continuance of that evil in th...
BALLARAT MARKETS. 23rd February. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
BALLARAT MARKETS. 23rd February. Grain, etc.-A firm feeling is quoted in all farm and mill produce markets, and advances have taken place in sev eral lines; supplies to hand of grain have been light, and stocks of mill offal are very limited. To-day's.quotations are as follow:-Wheat-3/8 to 3/9. Oats-Best heavy feed, on a brisk market 1/9 to 1/10; ordinary lost, 1/8. Barley-English malting, .3/ to 3/3; Cape, malting, 2/ to 2/2; feed, 1/10 to 1/11. Potatoes-A few loads of 'local tubers are coming to hand, prices rang lag from £3/10 to £4. Hay - Best chaffing sheaves, £1/15 to £1/17/6; manger, £2/2/6 to £2/5. Flour-Best Wimmera brands, £8/15. Bran and pollard both firm and in strong demand at £5 each..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
C GRADE RAND CCONTEST.. ARARAT CITIZENS SECOND IN QUICKSTEP. THIRD IN GRAND AGGREGATE. The baud contests arranged in con nection with the >A.N.A. exhibition, were continued oi. Saturday afternoon and evening at Melbourne. There was a large attendance. Six bands competed, and prior to arrival at the Exhibition marched in procession thrc ugh t,,e city. In the Asian Cup, pre sented by Messrs Allan and Co., the competing bands were required to play as a test piece Bellini's La straniera, a test piece or their own choice, and also a quickstep. -Mr E. T.. Code act ed as adjudicator. The comoniung bands were :--Wangaratta, Ararat Cih. zens, Frankston, St. Kilda, Geelong .Municipal Junior and Hawthorn. The results of the competition were : Quickstep.-Hawthorn, 1 ; Ararat Citizens, 2 ; St. Kilda, 3; Frankston, 4; Wangaratta, 5; Geelong Municipal Junior, 6. Test Piece-Hawthorn, 1; St. Kilda, 2; Wangaratta, 3 ; ararat Citizens 4 ; Geelong Municipal Junior, 5; Frankston, 6. Own Piece-Haw tho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
:HARR18 & CO., - | THE:. BIC . STORE Z :I A .I.. D JPARL' I ..s. Special Line Crepes, 74d y rd. White Towels, 5.d. large ' ze. Strong Unbleached Sheetir ", 1/41. Unbleached Table Damask. 1/-. Ladies' White Costumes, 4/6, 7/6. Boys' Galatea Trousers, 1Oad. Boys' Galatea Jumpers, 10Id. Boys' Galatea Tunics, 1/6. ByGalatea Sailor Suits, s 6d. . Boater Hats, .ed. REMNANIS I REMNANTS I - Suits to Mea? cre from 32/6. - HARRI &. 00., THE BIG STORE. , HEAR WHAT DUNN & ALLEN HAVE TO SAY IF You -ish to save Money, begin the year by giving your Business to the Cash Store. You will be surprised at our Low Prices. It is a positive fact and we can prove it if you give as the opportunity. ----o Now is the best time to do the Saving. Look at our Prices for the month. Cordials of all sorts, 1/. CClear Glass Salad Bowls, 6d to O.T. Pu-eh, 1/3. 1/9. Tomato Sauce, 5d. L / Glass Plates, 6d. Daisy S.R. Flour, 5bs 1/.- Sugar Basins, 6d to 10d. Fresh Herrings, 5d. Butter Basins, 10O...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
p'RESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 0n lndaty last special services wer, conelhted il celebration of the 55t1 anniversary of the openilig ,f thli. church building, with which was un,... the :annual harvest thanksgiving ser vices. The building had been effec tively decorated with corn, fruits of th: scason, flowers and greeinery: Th pew nlds were adorned with smal sheaves of wheat and oats, the pulpi ledge was ornamnentel with an abut: dance of the season's products, and th: choir rail was tastefully set out wit. asparagus and corn. The general ap' pearance was very attractive. Th services were 1i keeping with the duan celebration. The choral portion of th. worship, including bright harves' himns and anthems, was entered init, heartily. At the morning servier .Miss Ed(imonds sang a solo, ',dtill Still with Thee," and the choir r .dei el the anthem, "''All Thy Works," M" Byrne taking the solo. In the evenin. there were two anthems, "- he byes o' all wait upon Thee," and "I will Mag nify Thee,"a il ...
ROBBING OLD AGE PENSIONER. ACCUSED CONVICTED AND RELEASED AS FIRST OFFENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
ROBBING OLD AGE PENSIONER. ACCUSED CONVICTED ` AND D~.RE LEASED AS FIRST OFFENDER. Yesterday morning, at the Ararat Police Court, before Messrs G. Burn and E. J. Simpson, J.sP., a' man 'nained Charles Alfred .Martin was charged with stealing a pair of boots valued at 8/, the property pf an old ago pension. or named Joseph Walsh. Joseph Walsh, old age pensioner, re sident of Mullock Bank, said he knew the accused, who lived at the same place, about a quarter of a mile away from him. Accused was in the habit of coming to' his place, bringing wood for him. The boots produced were his, and he also lost another pair and many other things. He missed them on the 13th Feuruary, but he 'did not know how long before that they were taken. He never gave the boots produced away, and he valued them at 8/. To the accused-I never gave you the boots, and you are making yourself out a thorough scoundrel. You will never work. Constable Ranson deposed that on Saturday afternoon last, in company with Co...
HARVEST FESTIVALS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
HARVEST FESTIVALS. ChklURCH OF ENGLAND. The harvest thanksgiving festival was held in Holy Trinity Church on Sunday last. The church was appro priately decorated with corn, fruit and vegetables, etc., and there were large congregations at both morning and - evening services. The special preach er for the day was the Rev. -H. C. James, vicar of St. Peter's, Ballarat, a! one time assistant curate of tis parisi, who was gladly welcomed back by hi: many old friends amongst the congre. gation. Hymns and special prayer: suitable to the occasion-were used, an, the following anthems rendered by thi choir :-"I will Water the Hills,' Pl'raise the Lord, oh Jerusalem," and Mr Speed sang a solo from "Elijah.' In the morning the Rev. H. C. Jame: took his text from Psalms 65, 9 "Thou visitest the earth and wateres it; thou greatly enrichest it with th, river of God, which is full of water thou preparest them corn, when thoi hast .o provided for it." He delivered an eloquent discourse on three poin...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOLS AND COUNTRY CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
CORESBPOINDENaE. [To the Editor.] )ISTRICT HIGII SCHOOLS AND COUNTRY CHILDREN. Sir,-Under the above heading in your issue of Saturday, 21st inst., ap tears a report of a discussion which ook place at the Willaura branch of he Australian Natives' Association. quosc the following :--"Ir a person -ecided at Willaura or Lake Bolac, and isi ed to send his child to the Ararat Eiigh School, it would cost him at the east £50 a year, which it was held was ;oo mull for the ordinary working man o pay;" and again-'"Some consid :ration should be shown to the children if the working classes as compared :ith those of the better to do class." )lay I, Sir, crave your indulgence in or ,:r to explain briefly the regulations re. ,arding these matters :-1. Re exemp. lion from school fees. No fees are hlarged at all to pupils under 14 years if age. The course provided at the school is a four years' one, and in cer. tain circumstances pupils may be ad amitted at eleven years of age, so that it is quite po...
The Ararat Advertiser TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
SEST 185 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1914. Mr J. Lannen, the popular. owner and licensee of the Court House Hotel, Barkly street, left for Melbourne yes terday, where this week he will join the ranks of the Benedicts. The annual conference :f J- the F.M.E.A. of Victoria will cominence at Daylesford this morning. - The Ararat branch will be'representated by Mr Mr J. J. Northey, itsi secretary.;. Messrs.. ., Burn and, E.: J Simpson. J.sP., presided at- the Ararat Police Court yesterday morning. , A non-vac cination-. case, was adjourned :till the 16th. March,,anii several default debt cases were dealt with. : Miss: Whiteside, of Stawell; has noti fled the secretaries of! the- Carnival Committee, -that she' will bring a team of -girls to the carnival from btawell, to go through a number "of exercises similar to the last occasion.i Accounts await payment at the Ara rat Sub-treasury for the 'following:-: Ararat Gas Company,-T. F. Brown (2), J. Crossley and Son, T. G.Grano F. 'D. Hayman (2),H. ...
LANDSBOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
LANDSBOROU (, . Harvesting operations, with the ex eeption of thresing '. it t fnrm, are now completed, ant !"lrn? ra 1ve no reason to complain of the ieturne throughout. Large stacks of wheat are in Colrse of completion r :?iog the Crowlands.?avarre railway, now ,n course of construction, the wheat being bought by agents from the producers. During the present month the wen. ther has been exceptionally warnm. on some days the thermometer registering over 100 degrees. The rainfll for the present year to date totals 115 points, gint 2 points for the co?sp against 223 Scorresponding period of Stock generally are in good condi tion, and up to i.o present no serious shortage of ater has been reported, although many tanks and dams will 6eii tsi d LIIC ittg: