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GERMAN NAVY. FURTHER EXPANSION. BERLIN, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
GERMIIAN NAVY. FURTHER EXPANSION. BERLIN, Saturday. During a. discussion on the naval esti mates in the Reichstag Herr Baseer men said the idea was growing in Eng land that Germany's fleet was not ag-. gressive. He added that the relations between Great Britain and Germany were inm proving, but the alliance nmust remain a beautiful dream.. Admiral von Tirpitz, Minister of the Navy, welconien Herr Bassorman's sug. gestion that the fleet should be strongly represented abroad. He added :· ,'Germany .aims during the next .two years to reach within the limits of the
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. WILFUL MURDER. INSURANCE AGENT'S CRIME. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
OABLEGRAMS. RBUTEB',B DPEOIIB. WILFUL MURDEB. INSURANCE AGENT'S CRIME. LONDON, Sunday. The coroner's jury at Whatton, in Nottinghamshire, has recorded a ver dict of wilful murder against Frederick IlHoghton, who is alleged to have shot dead his father, William Houghton, a farmer, and a younger brother named Jasper. Evidence was given to the effect that the prisoner was an insurance agent, and held insurances amounting to £14,750 on his brother's life. The brothers were seen on the mill platform' 55 feet from the ground,. when Jaspor was struggling to regain his balance. Frederick Iloughton's version was that a ladder on which they were standing slipped, and that he was sav ing his brother from falling. A doctor told the parents in 1913 that Frederick was suffering from a mild form of epilepsy, and that wea pons ought to be kept out of his reach. It was stated in evidence tnat af ter the first shot was fired inside the farm the gun was deliberately re loaded.
DEATH OF OLD AGE PENSIONER. HOLDING OF THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 February 1914
DEATH OF OLD AGE PENSIONER. HOLDING OF THE INQUEST. At the Ararat Court House on Satur- day afternoon, Mr E. J. Simpson, J.P., held an inquest touching the death of the old age pensioner, Henry Hodges, who, as previously announced in these columns, was found dead in his tent in Picnic Road on Friday afternoon last. Dr. F. D. Hayman deposed that he had made a post mortem examination of the body of the deceased. The body was well nourished, but the brain was covered with blood, and in his opinion, death was due to hemor- rhage of the brain accelerated by the heat. There were no marks on the &nbsp; head, nor fracture. Elizabeth Squire, a married woman living in Picnic Road, said that she had known the deceased, who lived in a tent near her, for the past eleven years. Deceased had resided in Ara- rat for a great number or years, but about four years ago he went to reside at Williamstown and only returned back a month ago that day. Deceas- ed stayed, with her for a fortnight, and...
THE FUTURE OF ARARAT. MINES AND THE GENERAL OUTLOOK. INTERESTING EVIDENCE BEFORE THE LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
T'H FUTURE OF ABRAAT. MINES AND THE GENERAL OUT. LOOK. INTERESTING EVIDENCE BEFORE THE LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD. Prior to the serious business being sntered upon at the opening of the sit. ting of the Licenses Reduction Board at tie Ararat Court IIouse on Tuesday ittorniag last, ir trano. wh1o appeared for prac. tically the whole of the parties con crned in the cases, said that he would ike to lay before the board some facts is to tie future prosperity of toe town. After a good deal of argument as to he compilation of the recent rolls, heowing that there had been a large in rease in tie population, Mr Grano re rarked tnat he had witnesses to prove he assertion that he had made. In !uded amongst the witnesses would be ,Mr Toole, the mining manager of the New Langi Logan mine, which was well :uown to everybody, and £rom which Areat things were expected. Mr Barr (to Mr Grano)-But I bought you had learned enough in Ara .;t not to depend too much on pro ,lises i Mr Grano-But it is beyond...
GOT VERY WEAK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
GOT VERY WEAK. " My boy, Jack, was very bad witl diarrhoea." writes Mrs M. Lee, Forbes N.8.W. "For quite a fortnight he war ill and got very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our sur prise one dose completely relieved him." For sale by Cust and Scholes. Gen. :errh ant , T. A. Wild and A. BaWson, chedmistsj Argrat.
A SPORTING CHANCE. NEW LICENSEE AND HIS IN GOING FEE. THE BOARD SAYS THEIR WARNING SHOULD NOT BE IGNORED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
A SPORTING CHANCE. NEW LICENSEE AND HIS IN GOING FEE. Till BOARD SAYS THEIR WARN ING blIOULD NOT BE IGNORED. At the sittings of the Licenses Reduc tion Board at Ararat yesterday.morn: ing M\[r J. Rudd, who took over the li. cesedrl premises of the.Railway Hotel on the Stawell road, in January last: was a witness to-give evidence to show:, in his opinion, why the hotel should not be dolicensed. Mr Ruddl in reply to iMr Grano,-who appeared on his behalf, said that no had paid a. certain amount (which he wrote on a picceof paper) as an in going fee, when he took over the~hotel M.r Cumminig-And you. paid thati amount, knowing that the board was, coming to the town ' . Witness--Yes; I took a .sporting Mr Barr said he could not.: under, stand why people did, not' take noties, of the warning that had.been issued by the boaru that it would visit the district: this year. The )ease the witness had taken- of the hotel was for .ten'ears: but there was some -stipulation as ,tU the existence of t...
A POLITICAL COMBINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
A POLITICAL COABLNE.. Tlough there are not very tangibh grounds for the belief, so far as tht writrr is capable of judging tne sitna tiol, quite a number of prominent. people in Federal politics profess to'be lieve that a double dissolution will bea achieved by the astuteness of the'1in.: istry. The Socialist party, if. one is to jualge by its organ, is anxious, and is beating a vigorous rally on the war drum. Members of the party art warned that they must stand armed for nyv temergency, and be ready to tdke the field at a moment's notice. .Not are the Liberal organs less vigorous with the tocsin, and the alarms have so impressed the Liberal Leagues that they have come to a conunon agree meat, or what is termed in diplomatic circles an honorable understanding. A plan of campaign has been prepareu aln adopted by the People's Party, tht 'eople s Liberal Party and the Aus tralian Women's National League. ints is designed to enable them to worl' together witt a duin object. First, tc ue...
KELLY ECHOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
KELLY ECHIOEB. .anwy years have now rolled by since the Kelly outbreak, but during the?past -eek we have had two. sad episodes which bring back memories of that. stirring event. Ex-sergeant Steele,. hino play?ed such a prominent, part?in following up the gang, and in.taking. ihe outlaw, passed away, as also did another veteran ilember of the polite: force., ex.sergeant Doherty,, who was:sa emlntr . of the police force at- Glen rowan at the time of the outbreak. It, -as Ste:ele who arrested Kclly, the last time he was charged with horse,steal in,:. and thenman then told.him he was resolved it would be the last time ,he vonlil he arrested, for he would. take to the hush and shoot when necessary. te.lh remuarked that if he did so.bht 'would hIe in at the deatlh," and sure nnough le was a noted figure in Kelly's' lownfall. When on the tragic: morn:. iug Kelly loomed out of the mist-in hit irnlr and bullets began to fly,: Steel;i calised that Kelly's armor was bullet )roof, and taking th...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. THE BUTCHERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
OUR MLEOVURNE LETTER. TILE BUTCHERS' STRIKE. For a time, at least, to quote the as. surance of one of the representatives of the Federal Meat Employers' Union, at the meeting following Monday's con ference with the Master Butchers' As sociation, there is to be no further trou ble in the trade, and we are saved from the discomforts bei.g endured in Syd noc. In sue capital of the ma State the effects or the butchers' strike are being acutely felt, and the price.of sar dines and other tinned stuff has ad vanced in consequence of the dilliculty experienced in ootaining fresh meat. As a result of the conference the men in the metropolis and large towns of tihe State will receive an advance which will aggregate about £20,000 or £30,000. Each memaber will receive an advance of £131/ a year. That part of the ar r,ngemeni t no one, perhaps, will object to, but the ugly feature is in the statement that the public will' nave to par £40,000 at least to make up the differCeLe in wages. Thus, the...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] A NIGHT SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
CORRESPONDENI+CE. [To the Editor.] A OIGIT SCHOOL. Sir,-Could any of your readers in. form me if there exists in the town a night school of any description where a few ambitious lads, desirous of inl proving their positions in life, could at' tend after working hours I It seems almost incredible that in a town like Ararat. where there are so many young people (no doubt also desirous of im proving their positions). The qucs" ton of urging upon the Government the necessity of a night school, such as eXi~t; at Colac and many other cen trcs, has never been given serious eousideration. But the "brains of the comnmunity" are surely suffering irons the saime complaint as ''Rip Van Winklle." Thercfore, let us pray that the shock of awakening to the fact that they are twenty years behind I:o times will not prove too severe. Tours, etc., AMBITIOUS. Ararat, 25th February, 1914.
RAILWAY HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
RAILWAY HiOTEL. MIr Grano appeared for the owner, \1nnii llewi:t, and also for the licensee, John Rudd. ýenior-constable - Tucker deposed lhat the hotel, with a store, had a 90 feet frontag: to the Stawell road, while the depth was 28 feet. There wan plenty of yard room adjoining the ho. tel, and there were fourteen rooms in the house. There were six bedrooms available for the public, and the place ;:as in a poor state of repair, and poor. Ic furnished. The place had been well conducted. The nearest hotel to the Railway Hotel was the Court House Hlotel. In his opinion the hotel was:: not required. The present licensee told'him that he had four boarders on an average. Constable Ranson corroborated the previous witness' evidence. Annie Hewitt, owner of the hotel, de posed that she cond?icted the hotel till the 19th January, 1914. The business began to improve since 1907, and last year was her best year according to her compensation. She had fourteen board. ers last year. TdoMr Grano-I...
The Ararat Advertiser THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
- S T" ?4 ' l 5' 7 ' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1914. Mr F. C. Perman has been appointed by the Home ?issitn' Coiflimittee of the Pes~byterian Chureh 'to the relirge of Ararat Mission District, and will begin his duties on Sundayneoxt. iAccounts await payment: at the Ara rat Sub-treasury for the following : J. Crossley and Son, T. .:'Grano, H. A. C. Irving, J. R, Matthews, N. M'Donald, J. M'Namara, G. F. Smith, F.:B. Wom ersley. Messrs Dodd and Son, .-auctioneers announce elsewhere that; they .have been instructed to postpone the sale of the late Miss Mowatt's laud..live'stock and machinery, advertised for 2nd March, to a. future date, which has not yet been fixed. Apart from important works ...or which special provision has been made, the Railway Department proposes to expend £60,000 this year in 'additions' and improvements to stations. Amongst the improvements will be new. sidings at Buangor and Great T~es.ern. A larger turntable will be provided at Ararat. ' Herbert Lloyd, who i~s s...
EXCHANGE HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
EXCHANGE HOTEL. : In this case Mr Grano appcared for the owner (Mr. Walter Deans, eieeutor of the late F. Bachli), and also for the licensee, Margaret Brierly.. Senior-constable Tucker said., the building was 1L very old wood and brick one. There was a frontage of 19 feet to Barkly street, by a depth of 118 feet; There were 13 rooms in the house. The rooms were very poorly furnished and badly ventilated. Some of the rooms were tI feet by 4 feet. There were four siedrooms for the public, all of which were small. The hotel was well conduct. ed, and was frequented by the work ing class and business people. No boarders or'lodgers were kept, and very few meals were served. The hotel was :>0 yards from Scott's IIotel and about 42 yards from the Turf and Ararat lbo tels. The hotel was not required. To Mr Grano--There was a steady bar trade idone there. There was a stable across the right.of-way Constable Ranson corroborated thes previous witness's evidencs s,.tine; that the hotel was no...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Another good prospect, said to be the best obtained, has been won from the New Langi Logan mine. More than 1 dwt. of gold of good sample was got from a small dish of wash. We have received from the Mines Department the returns from Ararat mines for the quarter ended 31st De cember last. The returns are as fol low :-Cathcart Central Company 2182 fT.honus treated for the quarter for 5489 ozs 14 dwts, valued at t:,5?27/3. -Divideds for the quarter, £15,000. Gold yield to 31st December last, 17,256 ozs:'3''dwts; dividends to end of same p riod, £30,000. Cathcart Cdompany-1368 fatnoms treated for 2112 ozs 14 dwts, valued at £8318/li. Dividends for quartcr, £5275. Quan tity treated to .ate mentioned, 25,590 fathoms for 4S,693 ozs 5 dwts. Divi dends to that date, £60,662/10. Tenders were recently called for fire wood for the North Langi Logan Com pany. The successful tenderer was Mr J. Sullivan.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
THEE SALE SUPREML OCUST & SCHOLES, Tim IMAMMIOTH STORES T H:iE i ST S Commerce Their CREAT JF-mYEARLY ('il v . Thursday N ext, Feb. 5. We are planning to break all 'previous records with this sale 'and can assure you of a? great, saving by paying us a visit. Come Early and Secure Your Share of the Bargains.:, Orders byiost or 'Phone Promptly Attended o. i CUST& SCHOLES TH E -AlG. A I ' G-VZ ..S 'Phone 18.-Barkly Street, Ararat. DAVID B. IORRIS Is now making GREAT REDUCOTIONS In Millinery, Costumes, .:Blouses,. &c.. In order to mnike room for New Sears n'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. WORLD WAMED HATS Hatters to His Majresty King George V. I OUST AND SCHOLES BARKLY STREET, AR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
BUSINESS 'DIRECTORY. ADVERTISER GENERAi" PRINEIN(; OFFICE, Ligar-street, Are:at. Mr THEO. G. GRANO, Barrister-at-Law, eas Removed his Office to directly OPPOSITETHEF BANK OE NEW- S?UPRE W ?L'E 4 Cnmmissioner of .the Supreme ',.rt of. Western Australia for takinp 'rlsri· :n Vietrnia M = .. E.: WE BB, (,nsaitr'e the Ciore .Hnuse SmTWArT W. (i wrw , L.LL11 aONMERmTvIAL ROTEL BUILDING? BARRTYLY-STREET . ARARAT. rn,. to e:if bf "Phdlr and Lsase [A CARD.] , R' H. C. CARSTAIRS,. SOLICITOR, &c., Who his purchased the Practice of MR ADRIAN AK?URST, LL.B., BARRISTER AND SOLICITORB, Barkly Street, Ararat, UNTIL lately conducting the prac 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 Friday. ARCHITECT, LtANFIELD STIEET, ARARAT. ILANS and Specifications prepared for L all classes of buildings. Orders will re" eive prompt attention. M. RYAN' . SAA.RAT.:, STA\WELL AND 1)ORSH...