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IRISH PARLIAMENT. THE INAUGURAL CEREMONY. DELEGATE FROM VICTORIA. Melbourne, Jan. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
IRISH PARLIAMENT., THE INAUGlJRAL CEREMONY. DELEGATE YE3 O VICTQRIA. Melbcur ne. JTan..14. A meeting called b? the United Irish Leeaup was held at the .Cathed ral Hall to-nieht .to annoint a dele nate to renresellt Victoria at the open inn of the first Irish Parliament. ,Mr. J. G. Duffv uresided. . It was. resolved 'That a delegate bhe sent' to Dublin, to' ieoresent the Home Rulers of Victoria at the in auniural celebration:which will signal 'ise'thi restqration to Irdlaijl. of her ancient right to a national Parlia ment." It was also resolved that Dr. Nich olas O'Donnell be aonointed delegate with full authoritv to act on behalf of Victorian Home Rulers. .A subscriutioa.list was oDened to defray fexpiises. iiid the Ulit+id Irish Len?ue of, Mellourne was authorised to a.'rrv out all details:" ' . A : CHILD DROWNED.4 Melbourne. Ja.' 14: Ralph Ricde7 ·ears of ane; climbed a. trie:overliangine the rivef at Haiv thorn to-dav. and. fallin,' hinto the strehm:wsws drowned. w .
MINISTERS OPPOSED. INTEREST IN ELECTIONS. Melbourne, Jan. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
SMINISTERS OPPOSED INTEREST IN ELECTIONS. -? - ' M? ;Melbourne Jan'4. i Widespread interest is taken in the three' by-elections'foi the Legislative Ass'eibly, to be held to-morrow, foe sets vacated by Mr. Wm'A. Watt,le Premier ilr .D; "Mackinnon, the At torney-depeirl ?nd'f? V Hutchi' son, Miiister for'atWi terSupply wheni they ai~cepted office in the new State iiimtry. Mlr. Watt has ini the field; agains. him at- "EIsefidou .Mrd . F., Keane (Op positionist), andLMr. Mackinnon's op ponent" a'it Prahran 'is Mr' lr. w-. 'H. Webber-(Oppositipnist). Thea:'andil ate nominated against Mr., Hutchin-. sbn for. Boriing is;Mi-~.' FMeRe (3Mii IStLerialist). ., . Polling will begin in each constit.i ency at' 8 p.m., and close at 7 p.m. . Lati ths afternoon the lees san giline of Mr. Watts committee men e. timated that lie would win by notless than 700 votes, while the optimistic members of the committee calculated that lie would top thepoll'by at' least 1000 votes on a poll comprisiig ..60 per ...
BILLIARDS. GRAY'S BRILLIANT PLAY. LEADS BY 29. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
. BILLIARDS.: GaYs BIITLLINT 1LtY. LEADS' BT. 29. 'V (RBeter's t.lTelegram.) London. Jan. 14 :.Th liillirrd mathh of "18.000: up'be tne eii. Ge r e Gracy,t (Australia) and T?'d R' ee?e(Enlaid1) 'was continu ed to-day . 'When? ulaRv ceased vestrday Reece (whllo received '.r000 startl wa? ' still 1.4.54 ahead" and his total was over 11!000 Hoivervr. fts-4av 'iust as his chince of victors sedined toi W slip pinriiwar. Grav:;nid a :wonderful re covers. ·and in' tlie'two sesions made uno his leewavi and at' thl ilose led? by. 29.. The Australianl. nisade breaks of 311. 439. and 75S.: 'The scores now stand: Grav, 11,75 ; RIece e(receives 2.000stirt)L 11,723.
POISONED SOUP. STRYCHNINE DISCOVERED. RELIGIOUS HOME DISMAYED. SALVATION ARMY INQUIRING. Melbourne, Jan. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
POISONED SOUP. , TitYCHNINE DISCOVERED): RELIGIOUS HOME DJLSMAYED. SALV ATIO\ UARMY INQUIRING. M ,?elbourne, Jan. 14. . Bitternc.s of taste: in somo ...up that had been prepared for tea in thle Salvation Army Honme,, Uiieon street, Brunsawick West, has beeoi f6'. lonwed by .dideloitrS s of a. staltling character. An analysis of, crystals found subsequentlv. luis shown that they'- were' strycrhnine; Theo home is set apart by the Army ,for the reception of girls and women who havoebeen before the police courts and whom itis ' hoped" to'' reclaim. There are several, girls in the estab lishmont. On Saturday evening Adjutant Lit lie Gilbert reported to Senior-con stable J. Wall that on 'Jlursday even iet: soup had'ieji lrepredli'cdfor 'the tea of the staff .and inmates. Before it was served it was tested' by Miss Gilbert and Ensign Sell.' It was so bitter that it was decided to throw it out. At 9.30 p.m. on the 'following day it was discovered that the water in a kettle :had 'a vbrybitte...
A CURATE SLANDERED. AWARDED £1000 DAMAGES. AGAINST POLICE SERGEANT. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
ACUURA SLANDERED. X ARDED41000o DTL..AGES. AGAii ST I POLICE SE1IG ANT. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 13. -The re rial of the libel action in -shich lev.. Thomas Gheit, curate of :St. Andrew's Church of England, S:Stockwell, sued a sergeant of liolice at COlapham, named Fitzgeraiil, for dam :,,ages was concluded to-day. The case was heard -in November, when the jury f Bled to agree. Ghent claimed .damages as a result of a charge by -Fitzgerald of ilisconduct with his wife, who is ani active church worker. Mrs. Fitzgerald, in givig evidence in ,the suit, asserted that plaintiff as saulted: her andcommitted the offence during a -jumble sale. For the other side itwswas sought to 1. ow that Mrs. Fitzgerald was a nerotic woman. A further statemenlt in Ghent's favor S1a'4 that another clergymau had been .connused of misconduct with defend . ant's wife, :but had been acquitted *upon inquiry by the Bishop of his dioesao. - , The jury ,found in favor, ofl plain tiff.and a-nssessed the da...
DOMINIONS OFFICIAL. TO TOUR THE EMPIRE. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
DOMINIONS OFFICIAL. ro 1TOU --THE MPIRE I t Just, Assistant' ndtr Secritairy. *of i State for the Colonies, will leave Eg . laid in February, ona:touriof thlb-Em 4.,-pire;-.Heo.wui sailfoif orCaetetni on Y?, ebruqry 7, .a?i -i.l j aoiin tho?llue F.'.;ounsel-lirc, Anoses at Durban'on Mard.i 27 .for Adelaide. At thoii cn c?clusion of his'stay in South Australia * 3ir7t'iraitirtmniffi ,will5goto ii Western -'-Ah"mslzali and from there'he~wilpiii. _ -oeed to. Victoria.- After visitmig all thei Eastern States lewho)ill croses to , '- Tasnui,"i'hwhenoe-hdl liiitend to sfil f. for New Zealand,' leaving there for. :Vanooiiver abouottlie~fendof'June. ' Sir 'Hartminnin statedti-o-day that Slie hoped by this tour to acquire some ' thing oftfihe .overseasat*inosphere -so ': *cossential in dealing 1-itLh 'Coloniual '"problems; and'it would also be invalu , abloito .himm si'.seorotary. to:tthe Im .ri.e prial Conference.-- .,: -v.:
Signals from Mars. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
Signals fromni Mars:: is Mars trying to signal to the earth? The questioni is raised b. some un Usually :interestizig- observatiops. of the jplanetL: which havo receintly been 'itid? public by M-l ::'ioultreL tlhe :ilitiiguisliecd astronoimer of Gene ai. During obseri·ationsi which, lasted seeiiteteii days, the astrionomer. re nmarked a. series :oif l'iniiious appari .ticn.s of a. bluish-whiitc colour, like the light of powerful:' electric are lamps. Tlie iiluminations; which usually lsted seien: secoinds; were observe d oid several dil-ereiit 'nights.. `This is inot; thi. first .occsion r?'on vhich they hlave hieen seen Several .stronomners have,:. at dillerenlt per otds wi:thiin the. last six or seven years, draidn: atteniition 'to themii, an(l hrive tried to expliiin theim as beinig dn a to atmio;pheric or vo:: Most of the previous tlieories have,' however,, bei oexploded, and= the con clusions; coine to by 1Jr.`' le Coultre, are strongly in fa our of thme po; nomena being due to...
A Clever Smuggling Trick. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 15 January 1914
A Clevei Smiuggling Tricka ; cleveor smuggling trick was play ed on a Customs: 'Ollicer on the Russo-German froiitier on Novein hber 39, 390"i 'An innocent-lookiiigb peasant~;, reported}``. to; thie officer' a plot for getting a laige nub ler of pigs - across theiid froitier The threesi. Au eli a' and two hundred pigs, the smugglers arguing' that if the dfirst .:three lots 'could be sent over thliere ould be nio troublre ;oithi -the two hundredr Th' oflicer was naturally. ond the alert. ?? ,Iii ?accord ance t;wih f?ith'fieisintiPs statemiiient, three pigs were drien; over, hl sit ; tIolowed byti1-elve r' ll thesoe ;uere nlloned gtopass and preparations were iade ' reeivethntiohun e'ld bad in the miieantiine' beenled Then fr ing fis lipit in ilk hin ste?el?d of e'"gg before rolling in Ireandcriimbs. Thliis is more', cionoio inical and tastes better.