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MURDER OF A BOY. THE FATHER CHARGED. IMPORTANT EVIDENCE FOR DEFENCE. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
MURDER OF A BOY. THE FATHER 'CHARGID. - MPORTANT EVIDENCE FOR DE .FENCE.- ' LONDON, W~ednesday. The trial of John Starchfield, a news ,endor,' who is: charged with :having .uurdered his.young son in a train, was ontinucd to-day, when important evi lence was given for the defence:.'. Two ticket-collectors and", a; porter estified tna* they saw no man resemb Ing the accused enter the Camden Town .tation on the afternoon of. the murder. John Symons, a joier, 'deposed that tie saw a middle-aged woman in Cam fen. street, at ablout 1 o'clock on the lay, of the crime, roughly dragging the boy Starchfield, whom, ie (witness). mnow well. . A 'bus conductor nIanied Barnes gae -vidence that' he picked up 'a. woman nd the boy Starchfield ?at Moinington Jrescent station. They alighted at 4halk Farm station about 1 o'clock.
SUBORNING PERJURY. SEQUEL TO LIBEL ACTION. AUTHOR SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
SUBORNING PERJURY. . . SEQUEL TO LIBEL ACTION. UJTHpR SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS. LONDON, Wednesday.,. In November, 1911,. Sir J.:B. Robin: 'on, theSouth African mining magnate, r's. awarded £1000 damages. by .the ;Inglish courts in a libel .action he irought .against Mr Louis :Cohen, .aun hor of " Reminiscences . of -Kimber ?." The ease arose out of elanderous tatements concerning bir !J.-B Robin o:n in Mr.Cohen'sbook,. :::-ight months later, Emil James Ber ,er, a theatrical .agent, who ihad given vidence for Cohen, :as convictedant hlie Old Bailey.on a charge of perjury 'nd was sent to prison for three .years. 'ow, after a further.l18 months have lapsed, Cohen himself has been sen °enced to three years' imprisonment 'or having suborned Berger to commit erjury. Also to-day a South African sining engineer named Victor Woolf "as sentenced to 18 months'hard labor :or perjury committed :in the original ibel case.
OBITUARY. MRS J. RICHARDSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
OBITUARY. MRS J. RICHARDSON. The remains of the late Mrs Richard- son, to whose death we referred in our last issue, were interred in the family grave in the Ararat Cemetery on Thurs- day. The cortege, which was a lengthy one, moved from Gorrinn at noon, and the body was taken to Holy Trinity Church, Ararat, of the com- munion of which Mrs Richardson had been a member since the church's foun- dation. The burial service of the church was conducted by the Rev. H. E. Noltenius, B.A., and the hymn, "Peace, Perfect Peace," was sung, and the "Dead March" from ''Saul,'' played by the organiste, Mrs Megaw. The cortege then moved to the ceme- tery, where the service was concluded. The pall-bearers were the Hon. Theo. Beggs, M.L.C., Dr. Haynan, Mr W. E. P. Austin, Cr G. Vanstan, Messrs J. D. Clarke, R. Hargreaves, M. McPherson, &nbsp; and H. H. Banfield, and the coffin was borne to the grave by Messrs C. Arm- strongs, J. Austin, A. Bates and J. H. Austin. The coffin, which was of oak,...
ARARAT ASYLUM. COST OF LIGHTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
ARARAT ASYLUM. COST OF LIGHTING. Mr Toutcher, M.L.A., on Thursday introduced a deputation from the Ara- rat Borough Council to Mr Murray, the Chief Secretary, in regard to the electric light supply to the local Asy- lum. The deputation stated that the cost of the lighting of the Asylum was only half what had been anticipated, and the council was afraid they would have aloss on the year's working. The Chief Secretary's Department had pre- viously estimated that £450 per year would be expended on the Ararat Asy- lum for lighting, but it now appeared that the expenditure would be only half that amount; in fact, it only amounted to about one-third of what had previously been paid for gas. Mr Murray promised consideration to the representations on receipt of a writ- ten communication from the council, which he would present to the Cabinet. The main question appeared to him to be that they wanted relief owing to the decrease of revenue from the light- ing of the Asylum.
LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD. SITTINGS AT ARARAT. THE FATE OF ARARAT HOTELS. BOARD TO VISIT AGAIN IN APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
LICENSES REDUCTION BOARD. SITTINGS AT ARARAT. THE FATE OF ARARAT HOTELS. BOARD TO VISIT AGAIN IN APRIL. The sittings of the Licenses Reduc tion Board, in connection with the de privation of several of the Ararat ho tels of their licenses, were continued on THURSDAY-THIRD DAY. Superintendent Canty appeared for the Crown, and the members of the board in attendance were Messrs Ro bert Barr (chairman), and Thomas F. Cumming, with Mr W. H. Banks as secretary. The first case taken was the SHIRE HALL HOTEL. Senior-constable Tucker said the Shire Hall Hotel was situate in Barkly street. The owner of the hotel was Mr Walter Deans (as executor of the will of the late Mr F. Battye), and the licensee was Kathleen E. Phelan. The hotel was a single storey brick place, with a frontage of 53 feet, by a depth of 421 feet. There were ten rooms in the house, three bedrooms being available for the public. The hotel was very well conducted, and was patronised by the working class and farmers. There was ...
VICTORIA HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 February 1914
VICTORIA HOTEL. The second case taken.was the &nbsp; Victoria Hotel. Senior-constable Tucker deposed that the licensee was Normnan W. Wightwick and the owner Matthew Morrely. It was partly a two-storey brick building with a frontage of 44 feet. The house contained 18 rooms, including ten bedrooms available for the public. The house was in very good condition; well furnished, and very well conducted. The bedrooms were large, and would accommodate 20 odd persons. He was of the opinion, that the hotel in ques tion was required. It should be the last one to be closed; the Shire Hall Hotel should go before it on account of the accommodation provided at the &nbsp; Victoria Hotel. Matthew Morrely, Ballarat West, said he was the proprietor of the &nbsp; Victoria Hotel, which he bought straight out. He had a bona fide offer for the hotel. He had not accepted it, but it would be a fair return on his specula tion. He was sure the walls would carry another storey. As lan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
~#o? _ SCHEDULE- A [Clauss4 (b]i]? NOTICE- OF APPhIATION `-?_OR S'MINING LLASEB. ?: STHE, Undersigned, .hereby give ; notiie, ,that withini. ten ;days. from the date hereof, I will leave with Ihe Warden at Ararat, anapplication;for a Lease, the particulars whereof are here under set forth: Name in full of applicant or appli cants, and styl, under which it is in. tended that the business shall be car ried on.-Joseph Baste. Full address of each applicant Travellers' Club, Flinders Street, Mel bourne. Supposed extent of ground applied for, and whether on or below the sur face, or both, or a lode.-1500 acres. Name and address-of each person (if any) who is owner of and who is in occupation of the land, so far as .he applicant has been able to learn John Moran, Patrick Shea, Peter Shea, Frank Williams, A. E. Deans. Full description and precise locality of tue ground.-Parish of Ararat, Crown allotmenits 1, 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 and 17, see. 3. and water reserve, Parish of Dunnewort...
CHARGED WITH FORGERY AND UTTERING. DETECTED THROUGH ARREST FOR ANOTHER OFFENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
CIHARGED WITH FORGERY 'ANI. UTTERINtt. 1ETIECTED THROUGH ARUREST FOR ANOTHER OPi~hNCE. , A yo ng man .named John?Mointiford weo e::s arrested and fined at.the Ara rat Police Court yesterdaynmorning.for travelling on the railway?; without a ticket, was "'caught'",y b-.the.:.Araat police for. another ,offent, .alleed; to Late been committed in.Melbourne., Before the close of .the court- yester day morning, he was presented under the r.ame of '"Jame. 0 'B rion.' "for.that' it did. on the' 19th December, 1913, forge and utter a certain : assignment with intent to defraud,;-viz.,-forgery and uttering;- the',name:of the perion affected thereby being Nortimer; rauk Senior-constable :Tucker', said: the ^ffence was, committeda?n- Melbourne, and he would askhfor:anremand to-Mel bourne till that.dany.,wek...- . I The acciused .sald he.had no .objec tion. The P.M. (to the.Senior-constable) L'o you know anything about the case Senidr-constablo Tucker--The amount involved is £85 The Police: MIags...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] BOROUGH ENGINEERSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
COB JPOND?f?lýC.??:' LToftie Editor ,' BOROUGHB E?'GINEIRSHIP.. Bir,-On looking througlt the: Bor. ough estimates, which-appeared in your columnus few days ago, it will be noticed that the only- available money for works on a 2/6 rate is £550, . To spend this trifling sum spread ,, over -twelve mouths, a permanent engineer at a higicr salary s' to be appointre. 1ly oLject in Writing Just now, how ever, is not on the rignt or wrong' or such an appointment, but-on the bare faced ana flagrant manner in which the ne:essary qualifications have been reduce'l and the conditions entirely al. tcred for thc apparent purpose of put tiug a certain individual into a posi tion. Tie story reads-to the public like tlis:-A councillor, who lately cu,,e ,over from Avoca tnire, and is now ill the Ararat Borough Council, conceited the i.ca of replacing ouo present T'own tilek by tihe appointment of a T iwn Clerk and Etigineer combined A..mot:on to that effect was put and carried The next proceeding Was ...
CATHCART CENTRAL MINE. DEEPENING OF THE SHAFT. WASH EXTRACTION TO PROCEED AS USUAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
CATIICaT CENTRAL dNEW DEEPENING OF THE 8BAFT. WASHI EXTRACTION TO PROCEED AS USUAL. Uncommonly- profitable results L?ve boon shown by the Catheart Central Company since the mine arrived ,t the productive stage..- Sine the frt: tividend ws declared in July last, six distributions, amounting to 12/ per l:are, or a total of £3'?,000, have been made, while th e amnoubt paid up pcr thare is 6/10. For that result about 7000 fathoms of wash have been treat. cd, and the avorage value of the ta.h up to the end of the company's last -it ancial period was over £. per fathom. Since the payment made in DervOmbcr last there has been an interruption in profit distributions, and the question is whether the company did not go ahead too fast in the matter of wash extrac. tion and dividend payment. What shareholders are now anxious to know is (says the "Argus") when the next li;:idend is likely to be declared. The financial position to-day is that there io about £3000 in hand, and the idea of the boar...
TRAIN RUNS DOWN TRUCKS. COLLISION AT NERRIN NERRIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
TRAIN RUNS DOWN TRUCKS. COLLISION AT NERRIN NERRIu. In esomie mysterious mannler t wo rip Nerrin on Friday night. ran on to the main line, and were run down by a goods train from Gcelong to -l aroona. The Lrucas Were badly o mashed, ant the engine and tender of the goods train were severely damaged. Th,, peorlaneut way was torn a.l twislt. for sonme listanee, but luckily the cre of the train did not sustain injury An engine hal to he sent fro:n Gceloue to ako te ,la ofe the Jamnagetd or elo ior, which m will be repaired local. c The lines were put in order ?l timo to carry Saturday's traffic. This is th, Second escape of trueks front Sidi ngs the main linU in the past weekr e Lord aldo, who has strted n tificia teeth society with Lady 1an.ar-. tin Olor mbtreeto' London, is only an e"tler member of the Lippor Louso iho is also a busie-ss man, Lord Lowhno derry is, strictl v spoing, L coal .cr-'. chant, and carts bearing his onme :c oftn e en in the sreed5 of London. Lorl Ralcifh 'a r...
THE METHODIST CHURCH. ITS PROGRESS IN ARARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
.:THE METHODIST CHURCH. ITS PROGR oSS IN JARARAT. The opening of a Mission Church and Sabbath School, at. Ararat South, near to the Port Fairy Road, and in the cen: tii?of an increasing population of min iers-'and artisans,.took place on Sunday afternoon. The. Rev. H.- Pattinson, assi ted by Mr R. W. Love and the Misses Jacks son and-Brandt, inaugurated the branch school, enrolling bpwards of 40 scholars; 10 of whom-had been identified with the parent school in High street. Miss .Jackson, who was appointed. `uperin. tendeit, inotified the children and pa: rents that there would be school held each Sunday at 3 p.m., and that volun. teers/for: the teaching staff would be welcomed. After forming the school, Mr R. W. Love, who is an: expert in methods of teaching, gave a brief outline of aids and .mechods in teaching, .dealing with -hbe different grades; from the kinder larten to the senior classes. At 3.30 p.m. an open air meeting was held close to 'the ,' church, presided ý-ver by.thi...
THE MAFEKING FIRE. ANGLICAN CHURCH BURNT. MINERS' HOMES ENDANGERED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
THE biA.E IK FIRE. ANGLICA CHUTTCH BURNT. MINERS' OM S :2NDANGORLP. The fire that had been raging in the (irampians in the vicinity of Pomonal for the past couple .f weeks worked its way gradually along the ranges to M-ount Wiilliam, and was ono- of t? most destrcttive bush fires that ?ny of the 'oldest residents of the neiglFbor hood have seen for twenty syca?s. For nlays the fire was burning steadilv in the vicinity of the little ihamelet of Mafeking-once the scen of consider 'fible acitivity in gold mining-ao| dense-elouds of smoke envelopedthe sur rounding district. The few miners on the field recognised that their homes would be. iu jeopardy should the wind veer around to the north-west. For several days all hands were busy clean ing out tunnels ano practically everv ihing of value was stored away in these places for safety. All through !he early part of the week the fire though confined to the smountaine, w? s .atched day and night by the miners, and well thought out methods o...
Asylum v. Rhymney. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
Asylum v. Rhymniey. These teams:,met: on-- the 'Asylum grounid on Saturday afternoon, when an interesting 'niatch was decided: : The IAsylum team made 56, and Rhymney 74, the latter thus securing a rather narrow win. The scores are as fol lows: Dr. Philpott, b T. Robinson,. : . 24 A. R. Stanes, b T. Robinson...... 13 W. A.' Tyersp;b: J. Robinson . ; .. '1 W.;Sheppard b' J:.Robinson .. .. 0 J- M'.Cracken, c Symington, b. T. Robinsoh- . . . 2 T. Lake, b J. Robinson.. . .. 4 Dr. Moris,!b'.l. Robinsobn .. O REgau,lb J.' Robinsonb .... .. 2 E. Gavan, not out.. .. 2 A. Howell, b J. Robinson .. ..; P. Woirall, bJ. Robinso... 0 Sundries :. .. 8 Total . : . 50 Seowliig.~ Matthews, O" for 12; -W. Robinson, 0 for. 7; J. Robinsoin 7 for 8'i T. 'Robinson, 3 for 12; Symington, 0 for 9. Rhymnoy. W?Rolbiinison' b M Cracken: 2 A.Bas, b Philpott':? . ?. .... 0 J. Robinson, b Philpott?.-. .: . ?:? `4 W. Matthews; c Tyeis, b Philpott 0 F. Symington, b M' Cracken_.... 12 J. Pola, b Philpott . . .. . .. ...
ARARAT DISTRICT CRICKET PREMIERSHIP. RESULTS OF SATURDAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
ARARAT DIbTh ICT CRICKE? PRE - MIERSHIP. RESULTS OF SATURDAY'S MATCHES. Two matches.were played on Satur day last for the- Ararat district eric ket;premiership, the. Railways meeting Cathcart, and the Asylumin the Rhymney team. : S "Railways v. Cathcart. There was a fair attendance at the Recreation Reserve on Saturday after noon last to bwitness the match:between tlie Railways and Catheart teams. Al though Willah,COlake: and Turner were absent from -the ,Railways..teami. the latter had-'a strodg team ini the field, the veteran, Thurgood, making his first appeairanc c iince-his-return to Ararat. Cathcart went first to the wickets, but owing to the deadlyj bowling oa ?,bur good, whod eras breaking a gooad deal, and Taylor, -they only managed -to score 29 not a single batsman reaching doiubieh guies. The Railways then went in and made '153, Several of the batsien shbowed. good :formni 'bt `,being too-fond of_ hitting, several Hof the -'stars,' including Thurgood, fell vic tims to Tooh...
THE GROWTH OF MEDICAL TRADE UNIONISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
THE GROWTH Or MEDICAL TRADE UNIONISM. The status of-the assistant medichl officer has now emerged for discussiozi from the medical co the lay press, and it is noteworthy that thepoint seized on is that movement for combination among the assistant medical officers of public mental hospitals which was re cently described in full in the " Hos pital." The truth is that, from a va siety of circumstances this new associ ation-the junior staffs of mental hos pitals-is but the symptom of a gone ral trend, and the year 1914 may well prove to mark the beginning of a gec, ral trade union movement in modern medicine. Too long shy of this par ticular term, the profession has now been forced to face the fact that the despised term involves privileges not secured by any less frank title. The fact that the British Medical Associa tion was the official organisation of the profession without being a registered trade union gave the National Medical Guild and more lately the National Medical Union thei...