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ANOTHER AMERICAN CITIZEN HUNG. INTENSE FEELING IN U.S.A. WASHINGTON, Tuesday Midnight. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
ANOTHER AMERICAN:- GITIZEN .HUNG. INTENSE FEELING. IN U.S.A. WASHINGTON, Tuesday Midnight. General Villa has telegraphed that the Englishman, Benton, had been I guilty of four murders, and also of thieving cattle, and that he had con spired to kill him (Villa). The man was tried by a properly, constituted court-martial, and found guilty. Villa added that he would be able to satisfy the whole world as to the justice of the sentence. Another execution, and one which is likely to set the whole of the United States by the ears, has occurred. An American citizen named Vegerea has been hung by one of the rebel generals, despite the fact that the U.S.A. Govern ment sent word that he was to be re leased at once. --. -- •"? - -
BRITISH CONSUL TO INVESTIGATE. LONDON, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
BRITISH CONSUL TO. INVESTI GATE. -LONDON, Tuesday Night..: :M'r Bonr Law, . in the House of Commons to-day, -put a further. ques tion regarding the murder of Benton, the Englishman, by the Mexican rebel leader, Villa. Sir E. Gray said that the British Go vernment had asked the U.S.A. Govern ment to inform the Mexican leader: of the feeling ereated by the -nurder 'of Benton, and the British consul in Mexi co would also be: asked to visit Juarez and investigate the case. J.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. BRITAIN AND MEXICO. QUESTION IN COMMONS. INTERVENTION IMPOLITIC. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. BRITAIN AND MEXICO. QUESTION IN COMMONS. INTERVENTION IMPOLITIC. LONDON, Tuesday. Two questions with regard to the execution of Mr Benton, a British ranchowner, by the Mexican rebels, were asked in the House of Commons yesterday. In replying to one enquirer, Sir Ed ward Grey (Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs) said that previous to the execution of Mr Benton, the United States had impressed the Mexican Gov ernment with the importance of re specting the lives and properties of Europeans. The fact that the British Foreign Office was communicating with the United States on the subject of Mr Benton's death, did not imply that tlere was any American responsibility in the matter. lie (Sir Edward) had communicated with the United States because the latter alone could exercise influence on Mexico and get justice done.
THIS FORMULA REALLY MAKES HAIR GROW. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
1HIS 'FORMULA BEAT.?LY MAKES HAIR GROW. Soihe -time ago I iead in a paper a formula for a preparation which was iaimed to" destroy the dandruff germ nd to strongly stimulate the hair 'rowth.l:hInr spite of the fact that I :ad already tried many preparations itliout beSe'fit, and my hair was thin -and falling, oun very fast, I decided to ivse .the formula a trial. Accordingly I got my. chemist to put up 3 ounces of. Bay. Rum, 1 ounce of Lavona de Com posee, and j dram of Menthol Crystals,' and applied it regularly every morning n?' night, rubbing carefully into the scalp with the finger tips. Much to my -lilight and astonishment the intoler able itching ceased with the first ap blieation, the dandruff disappeared, the "alling out of the hair stopped com iletely, and oy the time I had used four bottles I had a finer, longer, and more luxuriant growth of hair than I ever mad before. I have since recommended `his formula to many of my friends vith equally wonderful results. I un lerstan...
SIR E. GREY'S SPEECH. ADVERSELY CRITICISED. NO RIGHT TO COURT MARTIAL BENTON. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
SIR E. GREY'S. SPEECH. ADVERSELY CRITICISED. NO RIGHT TO COURT ?JMARTIAi BENTON. LONDON, Tuesday. The Daily Maii'l" ays that Sir Ed wyard Grey's statement was disappoint ing, and gave the impression. of -com plete British helplessness. It should be pointed out that General Villa hag no right to courtmartial a British sub ject, as he has never been recognised as a blelligereit. .The "Standard says that Sir Ed wvard. Grey's statement is: unsatisfac. tory, and that Sir Edwaird Grey seeins inclined to treat the murder with cool philosophy.: The "Standard".adds that" English men have" no. wish to embarrass the American Government, but they ,will not consent to regard .the murder as' a negligilble incident.
TROOP TRAIN BLOWN UP. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
TROOP TRAIN BLOWN UP. Advices fromn Vera Cruz state that a Government troop train, carrying a company of infantry fron Mexico City, has been wrecked by dynamite near Vera Cruz. The whole train was de mnolished. Fifty-five ofl?iers and men and the engine-driver, wano was an Englishmann were killed. A passen ger train, which 'was following the troop train, had a narrow escape from destruction, and for a time was under the fire of the rebels..
AMERICAN DIFFICULTY. WASHINGTON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
AMERICAN .DIFFICULTY. WASHINGTON, Tuesday' It is understood in official circles that the United States passed facts relating to Benton's murder over to Great.Bri tain without commenting thereon. It is difficult to decide what action the" United States should take, as un Iess she intervenes in Mexico, she will be unable to bring General Vsula to ac count in any practicable way. Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, British Am bassador, is frequently conferring with M[r Bryan about the condition of Bri tish refugees. If General Villa's forces win an im portant pending battle around Tarreor the United States. is likely to con sider the question of- recognising their belligerency.
GORDONS HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
GOUDONS HOTEL The last case taken for the day was Gordons Hotel. Barkly street, of which the owner is J. J. Moran, and the licen see, Thomas Hockens. Mr Grano ap peared for both parties. Senior-constable Tucker said that the building was a one-storey one, with 19 feet frontage and a large yard. There were ten rooms and a kitchen, includ nug four bedrooms available to the pub lie. The rooms were poorly furnished, and the place had not been very well conducted. The place was conducted ly the licensee and his wife. Constable Ranson corroborated the previous witness's statement. James J. Moran. owner of the'hotel, said that the present licensee lsti had about fourteen v-ears' lease of th'e hotel: his lease was just expiring, Ile did not think it was fair to close the hotel and lot others alone in the town. Thomas Itockens, licensee of the ho tel. said that lie did not eater for the lowuer class of trade. tie had the sale yards opposite his house, and his place was a convenience to the p...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
DEATH. RICHARDSON. - On the 25th Febru- ary, at Gorrinn, Fanny Mercer, relict of the late James Richardson; aged 80 years; a colonist of 79 years. In MEMORIAM. &nbsp; &nbsp; ROWAN. - In sad and loving memory of our dear Mother and Father.- 26th February, 1912. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; When days are dark and friends are few, Dear Mother and Father how we long for you, Two years have past, our hearts are sore; As time goes on we miss you more. To think of the day you left us is far too sad for speech, &nbsp; But to keep you in our memory is a sweet thought of each. - Inserted by their loving Family.
SOCIAL NOTES. SMITH—AUSTIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. SMITH-AUSTIN. The marriage of Linsley, youngest son of the late Mr J. C. Smith and Mrs Smith, Brooklyn; Toorak road, South Yarra, and Ruby, eldest daughter of the late Edwin H. Austin, M.L.C., and Mrs Austin, Colvinsby, Sutherland road, Armadale, and formerly of Colvinsby, Dobie, took place at All Saints Church, Chapel street, St. Kilda, on Tuesday, 17th February, at 8 o'clock, the Rev. J. W. Ashton officiating. The bride's mother gave her away, but the bride came up the church with her brother. The altar was beautifully decorated, being banked with white flowers. All the pews had white Shasta daisies to mark them for the guests (these flowers were all sent from Macedon by intimate friends of the bride). The service was fully choral, the bride being pre- ceded by 24 chorister boys singing. The bride was most beautifully gowned in sinple white crepe de chene, with transparent yoke and long sleeves, made of Mechlin lace; the skirt was draped and the veil was of misty blu...
ABANDONED BABY CASE. INTERESTING DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
ABANDONED BABY CASE. INTERESTING DEVELOPMENT. The Ballarat police have satisfac- torily cleared up the circumstances sur- rounding the finding of a male infant at the residence of Mr Jos. Egan, of Drummond street north, on Monday morning. Detective-sergeant Roger son took charge of the case, and, with the assistance of Constable Ross, of Wendource, and other members of the force, a certain line of investigation was pursued. On Tuesday morning they decided to approach Nellie Egan, aged 30 years, daughter of Mr and Mrs Egan, and from her a full confession was obtained to the effect that she had given birth to the child at Ballarat East on 24th January last. Prior to that she had been working at Ararat, where she was betrayed. Her reason for leaving the child with her mother was that she knew it would be properly looked after until she was in a position to care for it herself. Under the cir- cumstances, Superintendent Bennett issued instructions to allow the young woman her freedom, an...
BOWLS. Hamilton v. Ararat. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
O .WiALB. Hamilton v. Ararat. The final match,. so car as Ararat is concerned, was played 'on the local green yesterday afternoon in connec tion with the Grampians Association, when Ararat met Hamilton. The visi tors secured a victory by 21 points. The Hamilton players journey to Sta well this morning, and will meet the club there this afternoon. If they beat Stawell by eight points they will be the premiers, and if they win by seven points they will make a tic with Stawell, and those two teams will have to play off. The following are the scores in yesterday!s match: Hamilton. No. 1-Smith, Miller, Learmonth, Rail .. ............ .... No. 2-Uren, Haminond, Brown, Rippon .... .......... 17 No. 3-Murray, ,Melville, M' Luckie, Lawrence ............ .. 27 No. 4-Bruce, H. Learmonth, Walk er, Sack .............. 37 109 SArarat. No. 1-Wright, Dr. Cameron, Shaw, E. M'Gibbony .. ..........26 No. 2-Moore, Dr. Brown, T. G. Grano, Do Nully .. .. . 25 No. 3-H. M' Gibbony, W. Grano, D. Mackay, Mor...
OBITUARY. MRS JAMES RICHARDSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
OBITUARY. MRS JAMES RICHARDSON. It is with much sorrow that we have to record the death of Mrs Fanny Mer- cer Richardson, relict of the late James Richardson, one of Ararat's earliest pioneers. The deceased lady, who was in her eighty-first year, had, by reason of her great age, been in declining health for some time, but was able to come into Ararat until quite recently, and she passed away quietly at Gor- rinn, Dobie, yesterday afternoon, at three o'clock. Mrs Richardson ranked as the oldest resident of this district, and having lived in Victoria for 79 years, is, we think, the oldest lady col- onist of the State. She shared this distinction with Mrs Pearmnan and Mrs Creswick, but both ladies passed away some little time ago, and Mrs Richard- son's death breaks a link which con- nects the early history of the State with to-day. She was the daugher of &nbsp; the late David Fisher, a gentleman who played a prominent part in the ear- ly settlement 'of Victoria, and was born i...
ALBION HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 February 1914
ALBION HOTEL. The first case dealt with was the Al bion Hotel, Barkly street, of which Mr Jas. Start is the owner and licensee. Mr Grano appeared for the owner and licensee. Senior-constable Tucker said the Al bion Hotel was' situated :in Barkly street, the owner and licensee of which was James Start. It was a single storey, brick and wood, of thirteen rooms. All the rooms were small, with a 22 feet 5 inches frontage by a depth of 66 feet. The width of the back of the yard was 13 feet. There were three bedrooms available for the public, and four others. 'The trade done was prin. cipally a bar one, and the house was well conducted. In his opinion the hot tel was not. required. To Mr Grano-The' hotel was well situated. He knew that .the licensee supplied meals; he 'told him about 20 &nbsp; meals a day. He knew that Mrs Start was a caterer. Ararat was improving rapidly, about 50 new nouses having gone up during the past 12 months. His duties took him to the railway sta-. tion, ...