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STAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
STAR PICTURES. There was excellent variety S1 the pictorial entertainment given ; the Star Theatre last night. Dr* matic, scenic, and comedy subject were interspersed with lino effect ii the .delight and enjoyment ol" specta tors. All tastes were catered for'In the lino selections screened. uve|, music by the orchestra enhanced the pleasure o£ patrons. To-morrow. night there will i,| screened a 4000 , feet drama, "From! Dancer to Duchess."
ENTERTAINMENTS MELBA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
ENTERTAIKMENTS MELBA PICTURES, . An exceptionally good Mo»rSMir Was screened at tlio Melba -H on,.Wednesday evening, 2,113M were rteHghted witiuhe eS,S™» provided for them. The™ splendid dramas, wliieli He,0&lt;JI tort with realistic effect ?? production, "The Oath ot oL T}'1 was a fascluating story 1 staged, and presenting so„ S'fH parts. Everything was „; »»»■ in real Japanese stylo tha ^ lngs .were quaint and artistic »' turning superb, and the acting, , isive. As: an oriental was one of the finest drama, ? AVarrneknabeal, and it was ly enjoyed. "Black Beauty !, 1aBM uncommonly good picture, llIir „ ,'ffl remarkable intelligence and iJ?,,1* op" the part of a horse i„ connplnH w til the stlf.ltlii!- im „ .... 1"nettioW "In the Mountains of Virginia" i 1 characteristic western drama f 11 sensational incidents. Views' of™'lv Automan," a maohine in the form a motor, »*Uicli is liltelv to plav " important part in time of war V •presented, uiul \vere instructive" showing the ad...
TEMPERANCE NEWS. PROHIBITION DOES PROHIBIT. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
TKMPERANCE- NEWS. ■!. PROHIBITION DOES PROHIBIT. ' (Contributed by W.C.T.U.) . The "Omaha News'* tells us that the State of Kansas has totally prohibit ted the sale of strong drink for 10 yeai% and here is the result:— - During the past year 4S of the 105 Kansas counties, with a population of 430,27;*, did not send a single, prisouor to the State penitentiary. Fifty-seven out ^of the 105 counties had not a single pauper. Eighty-seven of*the 105 counties did not send a sjngle Insane person to an institution. Kansas death rate is the lowest in the "world, 7\i> in 1000 pejsons. The .State still boasts of the lowest percentage of illiteracy. Kansas bank deposits have iiicreas* ed from about £14,000,000 to £3$,000,000. All this has happened under 10 years of prohibition. Not being compelled to use their money for taxes to support prisons, poor houses, and insane asylums, which are largely filled by victims of liquor, the people of Kansas are able to put their money in the banks or to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
ii Ricked His Back. 1 "I ricked my back severely, and was ■ unable to stand upright," writes Mr. Thos.. H. Maher, Bbden, Vic. "I bad seen Chamberlain's Pain Balm adver tised for strains, and thought I would see what it would do for me. The first ' application gave me relief, and I was j quite myself again after using only a i quarter of a bottle." Sold by Hut*| cliinson ard Co. and J. N. Woolcott | Miler and James, LAND.8T0CK, AND OfATION AGENT8, ' Warracknabeal (Vict) and Tomora ' (N.S.W.). Branch Offices—-Hopetoun (Vlot.), SVest Wyalong and Gllgandra (N.S.W.) Large lists of Property for gale 111 M.Q.W. Sorno Bplendid bargains; par tlculara on application. " Trust Money TO LEND at lowest rates of Interest ra Freehold Land and Leasehold Mai lee. . Agents for Maspey-Harrls Machin ery ; Be&rfi and "Slsson Windmills, Waggons etc.; Blackstone Oils and New Way Oil Engines ; Scottish Union insurance Co ; Queensland Live Stock Insurance Co.; also insurance on Stacks of Hay, Standin...
MR JUSTICE HIGGINS. YEAR'S LEAVE OF ABSENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
Mil JUSTICE HIGGINS. YEAR'6 LEAVE OF ABSENCE. Leave, of absence for a period of 12 months from his;.duties as a High Court judge, and President of the Fe. deral Arbitration Court, was granted by the' Federal Executive Council to Mr. Justice. Higgins' on Wednesday. Mr. Justice Higgins has. been almost continuously on duty since he took up the arbitration work:' in.il9Q7. .Owing, to the nature oi the work to be: done, he has not been able to enjoy legal vacations, like; thd. other judges. Tlio period of 12 months' is to date from April A. He is to rcoelve full pay un til the oitd b£ , the vacation" in Febru ary. next, and halt-pay 'for the balance "of his leave. 1 - ■ No definite; announcement has been made as to the judge ivlio ivill tjilco up .Mr. Justice: Biggins' work in tlio Arbitration Court/ but ■ It is regarded as1 almost certain that ;iMr.': Justice Powers will be selected for the pur pose ' *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
Fighting For Breath. "My little boy was a martyr to bud colds and icopglis," says'Mrs. C. War. roll, Lake's Croelc,. Rookharaptoir,-" Q. "At times lio has been so -bad that I have 'found Mm- fighting for. breath.: Since I started . giving. him Chamber Iain's couglr Remedy I do not worry over his coughs, for I lcnow that a oouula ot doses will give him immedi ate relief. Sold 'by Hutchinson and Co. nnd J. N. Wosloott.
FLOODS IN N.S.W. HOUSES SURROUNDED BY WATER EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
FLOODS IN N.S.W. HOUSES SURROUNDED BY WATER | . EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. Phenomenal rains have fallen in New South Wales. Many houses in Parramatta and district were surroun ded by flood waters," and children had to be placed on tables for safety. There were narrow escapes from drowning, and thousands of pounds' worth of property has been damaged. The floods were the result of heavy rains, the worst for 26 years. The whole place was covered with water, which raced down streets, tearing up lumps of asphalt weighing a ton like sheets of paper. There was hardly a dry house in the .district. Children had to be carried out of houses by the police. One woman, whose room had 3 teet of water in'it, was carried out, but refused to remain away, and waded back in water up to her waist to rescue her belongings. In Macquarie street'the water was 5 feet i high. It rose over the 'backs of cab horses. , Meggitt's oil mills suffered damage to the extent of -£2000. Eight hun dred gallons, of oil were washed...
ACTIVITY ABATES. PRECAUTIONS STILL TAKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
ACTIVITY ABATES. PRECAUTIONS STILL TAKEN. Advices from Ireland state that the feverish activity th^re has abated, but | that tho demand for an early election! lias received a fresh impetus, and ela« borate precautions are still being ta»! ken by the military authorities. 1 Sir Edward Carson, M.P., who is at Belfast, repudiates- the charge of liav-j ing attempted to influence the army as I a foul falsehood. The Paris "Figaro" coriceives^that it is possible that the King may refuse to sign the Home Rule Bill as the So cialists might secure a majority in the Irish Parliament and declare a repubv lie.
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. BRITAIN'S BILL FOR FOREIGN FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
agricultural notes. ('BY "GLEANER.") ' BRITAIN'S BILL FOR FOREIGN FOOD. Grout Britain's yearly Ml for li». ports of food and raw material af fords instructive reading' tor. Austra lian farmers. Tlio figures for 1912 in dicate, not only that tluf motherland's amazing volume of Imports is increas ing, but what is of no less importance to Australia, that the. United States, once a formidable competitor in wheat, Hour, and meat in the import trade of Great Britain, is rapidly falling out of tlio contest. Her own increase in po pulation (now nearly 100 millions) is taxing her productive capacity in foodstuffs to such an extent that tlia surplus available for export in nearly ail her staple products is vanishing. MEAT IMPORTS." This is strikingly illustrated in Great Britain's imports of meat in 1912. Tho total value of these from all countries (beef, mutton, lamb, bacon, hams, and pork) was no less than £47,137,000. The United States once had the lion'3 share of the beef trade. She Is no...
MEN FROM AUSTRALIA. ORANGEMEN VOLUNTEER. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
MEN FROM AUSTRALIA. ORANGEMEN V0MJNTJ5KR. ■. Vv Mr. 0. R. Snowball, M.L/A;, Grand Master of the Loyal Orange Lodge, stated on Tuesday that he could not "•'*« the pot"*! nuraher of men. who had volunteered. for service in the event of . hostilities - in Ulster, s . as names were being submitted every dav. s « XJp to a fortnight aeo, he continued over 200 men had volunteered, ,and though it was,not bxnoctert tha^, any men would'be sent away^ before May, monev was available,: and provision ntade.for t.rsinsnnrt'ns a contingent inv med'ntelv if necessary'.
ULSTER OFFERED £20,000. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
ULSTER OFFERED £20,000. An offer of £20,000 to aid Ulster In resisting: (Home Rule has been of* fered to Sir Edward Carson, leader of the Anti-Home Rule Party, by Mr. | J. S. Horsfall, the -\vell known .pas* tovalist, of Melbourne and Kerarburg. The following cable message was despatched to Sir 'Erward Carson on Tuesday morning, directly it was known-that Mr. Asquith had refused a referendum on the Home Rule ques ' tion :—' •• .■ ; "As Asquith,. my . fellow^ Yorkshire^ man, refuses, referendum, I .will give .£ 20,000 to help Ulstermen if they, are : • driven to fight.; Yery: strong feeling here against Asqiiith's refusal."
The Herald. THE PAPER WITH THE LARGEST CIRCULATION. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS, WITH SUPPLEMENT. FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
THE PAPER WITH THE LARGEST CIRCULATION. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS, WITH SUPPLEMENT. ' . FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1914. A deputation from Karkarooc Shire, which waited upon the Minister of Public Works on .Tuesday-and asked for a-grant of £300 towards the cost of building a bridge over the Yarriam biac Creek, north of Beulali, did not ...receive much encouragement. JJr. . Ha'gelthorri recognised the good work that was being done by mallee shires, and said they were en* • titled to generous consideration by the Government. At the same time the Minister said there was no money available for grants of this kind, and the most.he could raise was £50, which he announced would be added to the shire's road grant of £100, Appreciation of the work being done by the shire is all very well in: its way, but in the absence of practical assistance, is likely to be discounted. Of the mallee shires, Karkarooc has been most progressive, and has car ried out some important undertake iags, wi...
ABLE NEWS. [?] SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) THE ULSTER CRISIS. EASIER FEELING PREVAILS. DEVOLUTION SCHEME FAVORED. LONDON, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
MEWS.'. .FECIAL, SERVICE; ^ nfl IlEUTER.) titr ui s mi crisis. EASIER feeling prevails. DEVOLUTION • SCHEME FAVORIiD. LONDON; Tuesday Niglit. The Irish crisis still absorbs public attention, but tlio l'eeling is much easier, and the tension lias been re laxed by the stoppage of the move ments of troops. The stock exchange jg more buoyant, and consols after touching £.76, closed The King and Queen have now left London. The idea of a settlement of the ' question by devolution is gaining favor. While it is emphasised that-there is no finality in the Government scheme, it is'thought thafa statutory coramis* sion could draft a scheme of Federal Government that might be worked out during the six gears' exemption of Ulster. ' « Mr. -Asquitli," in the House of Com- ! monSf to-day expressed himself anxl- j ous to give consideration to any po-1 Hey that would make for the sett's I ment of the' trouble. The resignation of army officers still fills the public mind. It is de clared thnfc &am...
SCATTERED RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
SCATTERED RAINFALL. Some good falls of rain occurred on Tuesday ill the north-eastern districts of Victoria. Yackandandah had over 2 inches, Wodonga 172 points, Tallan gatta 133, and ChUtern 100. Showers fell at isolated places practically all over the State, but the records were only light. Sea Lake had 14 points, and Natimult 31. . Mr. Hunt, the Commonwealth metereologist, lias been • hopeful of fairly general rains falling, and the fulfilment of this pre diction would be appreciated in the Witnmera aud rnallee. Conditions have been favorable for . a downpour, but up till last evening expectations had proved disappointing. Farmers are beginning to think of ploughing operations, while in a good many instances there is shortage of water for stock, and. feed is getting scarce^ Heavy rain at this juncture would re lieve the situation, and would brighten the agricultural ' outlook. In some parts of'New South Wale's rain has fallen in torrents. Wollongpng, on the south coast, had 12% in...
RAINBOW RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 27 March 1914
RAINBOW RACES. • The annual races of tlie St. Patrick's &lt; Day Race Club were held on Tuesday ^ at Rainbow. The weather was warm, j but the attendance was very large. ; Results:— " . " • Brush (Hurdle Race, two miles—E., , West's Bright Night, 9.7 (Jeffs), 1; A. Tregear's Benlight, 10.0 (Lear), 2\ ■ Raggatt's Bridal Queen, 9.'0 (&lt;L; Rag- • gatt), 3. Diamond Ring 10.9, Relight 9.0, and Jack 9.0, also started. Bet ting—6 \to 4 against Benlight, 2 to 1 Bright Night, 4 to 1 others. Won by a "length. r r Maiden liack Race, 5 furlongs— Flash Pat (Smith), 1; Monica (Toner), 2; Miss Coppock (Boyd), 3. Eight others started. Betting—6 to 4 oi\ Mo nica, 3 to 1 against FlashftPat, 5 to 1 others. Won easily. St. Patrick's Day Handicap, of £12, one mile—T/McPliee's Ven Error, 9.10 (Boyd\./l; A. Beckwitli's Kioth,.. 9.2 (Smith), 2; T. Sleep's Ivy May, 11.1 ORaggatt), 3. Posidoniqus was the only other starter. Betting—6 to 4 on winner,'evens Ivy May, 5 to 1 against Kiotli, 10 t...