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LICENSING PROSECUTIONS SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 4 February 1914
LiCENSING PROSECUTIONS SCHXAITS FALSELY LABELLED. Before a bench of local magis trates on Thursday last, at St. Kilda, Kate Jury (Bay View Hotel, jiVfl street) was charged with ex posing- for sale schnapps under a false trade description. Inspector- Roche cave evidence that he found schnapps exposed for ■tale on accused's premises in a settle labelled Wolfe's Schnapps nade by another firm than the ac .ual maker. The defence was that when de endant poured the schnapps into he wrong- bottle she defaced the abel thereon, and her son relabel ed the schnapps "Draught." Accused's plea was accepted, and he case was dismissed. .No costs ■ ere allowed. In the District Court ou Friday ast, before Mr V. Tanner, P3L, lary Murtagh, licensee of Saracen's lead Hotel, Bourke street, was hanrea. on the information of Iatthew Campbell I.eckie, inspector f liquor, with having, on 22nd Xo ember last applied to certain :hsapps a false trade description, ameiy, "Wolfe's Schnapps." Informant stated that h...
STRATHCONA'S WILL. GREAT GIFTS MADE. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 4 February 1914
STKATHCOS.V'S WILL. ► gklvat gifts made. london, monday. Particulars nave been pubusneci •egaxdiffiT the disposal of the_ es ,ate in Great Britain of the late ,or&lt;3 Strathcona, Comniis ;]oner for Canada. He settled his Scottish estates j.tvd £300,000 on his heirs succeed ing to the title, subject to a num ber ot legacies, and the residue to his daM^ter. . . .\vaoa?; o&er legacies are Royal Victo rifl College, _ Montreal, £200 000: Royal Victoria. Hospital, YoUt'reaJ, £100,000; Yale University, £100,000; University of Aberdeen, for a Chair of Agriculture, £5000 ; church of .Scotland Infirm Minis ters' Fund, £10,000; Queen's Uni versity, Kingston, Canada, £2000; St. John's College, Cambridge, &lt;•10.000.
THREE GIRLS DISAPPEAR POLICE MAKING INQUIRIES. BENDIGO, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
THREE GIRLS DISAPPEAR POLICE MAKING INQUIRIES. BENDIGO, Wednesday. Inquiries arc being madii by the Bendigo police regarding tile disap pearance of three girls. One of the girls has been missing since Thursday. She left home in the morning to go to work in one of the boarding houses in the city, and has not been seen since. | •Another girl was left home while j her mother went to pay a visit, and ! was told to follow her. mother in an hour or so. She did not do so, and when her mother returned in the eve ning, the girl had disappeared. j •The third girl left the Bendlgo Res- j cue Home on .Monday, and has not been seen since. ' The girls are from 15 to IS years of j age. They were not friends, and it j is not thought that they went away to- j gether. !
CAMPBELL'S GREEK RESIDENT INJURED THROWN FROM A BICYCLE. CONVEYED TO THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
CAMPBELL'S GREEK RESIDENT INJURED ■+ , THROWN FROM A BICYCLE. CONVEYED TO THE HOSPITAL. ■Mr Dwyer, a resident of Campbell's Creek, and working for Mr F. H. Cold rev, plumber, of Castlemaino.- met with a nasty accident (write3- our Guildford correspondent), on tlio Cas tlemaine road, just opposite the Guild ford railway goods sheds. •He was riding a bicycle behind Mr Scott, manager of the Vaughan Bucket Dredge, when his machine skidded, and he was thrown heavily, skinning the side of his face, and dislocating his shoulder. He received minor injur ies. .Mr Quirk, the local station master, was notified by Mr Scott, and at once endeavored to get a vehicle to convey ■the sufferer to the 'Castlemaine Hospi tal, when by a stroke of good fortune C:\ E. Cocks, of Tarilta, drove up to the station with a load of fruit. Or. Cocks at once volunteered to drive the sufferer in his covered fruit van, and then Mr Dwyer was placed on the railway ambulance stretcher, and conveyed to Castlemaine in the...
WOMAN BLOCKED CANNOT LAND HERE. SHE TELLS HER STORY. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
WOMAN BLOCKED CAXXOT LAND HERE. SHE TELLS HER STORY. SYDNEY, Wednesday. ' Dejected-looking, a woman told lier sorrowful story on board the Japan ese steamer Tango Maru. She could not speak a word of English, but she seemed t0 have a fluent command of Japanese, and what she had to say was interpreted by one of the ship's officers. Her husband describes him self as a Russian, and gives his name as Sergaifi' Proxapi. The pair are immgirants, and their trouble arises from the fact that while the husband is allowed to land in America, the wife is not. '.Mrs Proxapi is a little woman, clo scly resembles a Japanese in appear ance. and is certainly not Russian. She wore a neat little print dress, and had her black hair plaited and wound round her head, very much in the style of a young Englishwoman. "•We heard about your great coun try," she said, through her interpreter, "and how you had lots of farming work to do and no men to do it. "We understand the farm and how to make the wheat grow....
EARL BETS GOVERNOR LATTER WINS WAGER. PERTH, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
tARL BETS GOVERNOR •LATTER WINS WAGER. PERTII, Wednesday. Earl Grey, who was in Perth yester i day, is obviously a sport. At the Mil lion Club's dinner he made some pass ing reference to his age, whereupon Sir Henry Barron, the State Governor, interjected that, he could give the Earl a start in years aud easily beat him. "I'll bet jou a dollar you can't," promptly responded Earl Grey. "Done with you," enthusiastically responded Sir Harry Barron, hastily diving into his trousers' pocket for the necessary coin. :Earl Grey dived also, and the money being up, each stated his age, and Sir Harry Barron won in a canter, much to the delight ! of a lot of sportsmen present. The Attorney-General was there, but pro mised not to set the Anti-Gambling Act in motion.
TELEPHONE REGULATIONS ADDITIONAL FACILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
TELEPHONE REGULATIONS a ADDITIONAL FACILITIES. Xew telephone regulations, which will afford conveniences to the public, and have the effect of largely increas ing the list of subscribers, have come into operation. The regulations pro vide ihat persons occupying offices in the same building, or occupying the same private house, may jointly subscribe under the one exchange number, on payment (in addition to rental as for one person at the res pective rates prescribed by these regu lations) of &lt;£1 a year for cach additi onal subscriber. The fee of £1 a year covers the insertion of the additional subscriber's name in the telephone list. 'If an additional subscriber should require discontinuance of this service, it shall be necessary for him to give three months' notice to that effect. ■Visitors who are residing in prem ises where there is a telephoue connec ted to an exchange, may have their names inserted in the telephone list on payment of a fee of five shillings oach quart...
EUREKA TERRA COTTA CO, STRONG DEMAND FOR SHARES. LISTS SHORTLY TO CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
EUREKA TERRACOTTA CO, ? ;STRONG DELMAN'D FOR SHAiRES. LISTS SHORTLY TO CLOSE. Mr P. C. Baker, the local agent for placing shares in the above company, informs us that shares are going off satisfactorily. Intending sharehold ers are reminded, however, that' all share lists will be closed very shortly, •so that to avoid possible disappoint ment, they are advised to lodge their applications with Mr Baker without delay. Considerable interest is being taken in this company from places outside the district, as Mr Baker has received quite a number of applications for shares from persons in different parts of the State.
VICTORIA WANTS RIVERINA DECISION "NOT EXCOURAGING." MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
VICTORIA WANTS RIVERINA DECISION "SOT EXCOrUAUIXG." MELiBOU'RNIO, Wednesday. (Mr Watt, the Premier, was ques tioned in the Legislative Assembly this afternoon as to the stage which had beou arrived at relative to Victoria's claim to' the Riverina. :\!r Watt said that details of the claim had been submitted to an emin ent English barrister, and his reply was not very encouraging. 'Further details, with which he was ■not acquainted, had been prepared •with the object, of getting a fresh opinion, 'but he could not say whether the documents had yet been forward ed. (lie proposed, however, to consult with Mr J. Drysdale Brown, formerly Attorney-General, who was familiar with the facts, and he would give the 'House particulars later on.
MIXED DOUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
mixed doubles. f w.Gates and Miss Biekh'am beat Wabold and Miss Treasure, 6—••• | p O'Brien aad Miss Pensom teat. I ? ~obou and Miss Reeves, 6—5. | D Crawford and Miss E. George lose I loj3 Johns and Miss Treasure, a— | R V,'. Gates and Miss Bickham beai £ Pin.., ,-^juuu and Miss Reeves, 6—'2. ; lc-=>is '■—CacvstOii. 4 sets, 44 games: i»u&lt;;raainc Presbvtfr'aas. 5 sets. •}•.» !»a s. [On Wednesday next 'he Yapeou club! .■i playing a match against tho Pres- [ '■'tiins on the courts of .Uie latter. ' ^lotting wii\ represent the Pres- J 'Misses L. Cock, McBoath, \ ' •* Pensom; .Messrs. R. Vv. Gatc-sj ' f-O'Brien, D. Crawford. The l 1 *>U start punoi uaily at ' ^a'so all th>? ui'ove are requested - the court by that. time.
P.L.C. FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. RESOLUTIONS REGARDING SOUTH AFRICA DEPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
P.L.C. FORTNIGHTLY MEETING-. RESOLUTIONS REGARDING SOUTH AFRICA DEPORTATION. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of the Castlemaine branch of the P.L.C. was held on Tuesday even ing1, when there was a good muster of members. The President (Mr Council) was in the ph-air. Correspondence was received from the Hon. -Cr. M. rrenderg>ast, M.I,.A., thanking members for their resolution re his action on the third degree; also informing" mem bers, in reply to their invitation for 'him to deliver an address on his travels abroad, that for the present he was fully engaged-, hut the end of the present jnonth. he would be\ able to accept near From Mr A. Stewart, Secretary Central Executive, acknowledging the following resolution from Branch, which is to be on the agenda paper for the forthcoming conference ^'That this conference affirms that a Labor candidate (after he is selected shall oiot answer any question put to him. (or her) by any person or persons either orally, or sent by letter or cir...
MAJOR MITCHELL MEMORIAL OPINIONS OF SOME PROMINENT MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
MAJOR MITCHELL MEMORIAL OPINIONS OF SQME PROMINENT MEN. ■ The secretary of the Mitchell Mem orial, which it is proposed to place at Expedition Pass, has received many encouraging letters, extracts from some of which are as follow :—; '.Mr C. R. Long, M.A., author of seve ral works on Australian History, wri tes :—"Your letter is very pleasant reading. I am delighted to hear that sucli good progress is being made with a monument to Mitchell. I shall with pleasure send you an inscription. It is very important to have historical in cripiions accurate. Some, I am very sorry to say, are not strictly truth ful'." "Mr W. F. Gates, lM.A., Assistant Chief Inspector of Schools, and a for mer teacher of Faraday school, says : —"I hope the movement will be a pro nounced success. There are few more fitting places for some form of monu ment to Mitchell than Faraday." iSir John 'Madden, Lieutenant-Gover nor, writes :—"The movement to per petuate tlie memory of so distinguish ed a man as .Major Mit...
RIFLE SHOOTING. DISTRICT COMPETITION. CASTLEMAINE [?] [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
EiFLE shooting. rT, viM-; V. TARADAliS [■?oUo">vmg win r-T-pTOScni Castle s^ie Rif\e Club in their roatcU iga Taradale club, wbicli Is to o( - ,,^-Casilemaine next Saturday ^r - "■Uea, junr., T. Allan, senr., T. Ar j rip-Bertuc'a, P. "Bolton; J. Blakely A, H. Groveti, S. Leecb, V> I^aon, 3. Sands, Sincock.
ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. The Land Officer (Mr. H. J. Jack son) will commence two days' sit ting of a L and Bo aid this morn ing. A fair number of ■applications for land in . and around this dis trict will foe dealt with to-day) while to-morrow will he devoted to re-lie-aring a case in' which 220 acres at .Ma Id on is "beinjj applied for. 'l%e monthly meeting- of the Hos pital Committee will be held in the Stock Exchange room this evening. To-night at the Cumberland Ho tel a meeting of the members of the Castlemaine Racing Club is to be held for the purpose of drawing, up a programme for the race meeting on Ivaster Monday. Those of the geiikraj, public who are interested are invited to attend the meeting. Jiiss Langley has returned from her holiday and has taken up her resilience at St. Catherine's. She will be in every afternoon to see parents and enroll new scholars. The recent successes of the College at the Junior Public examination j ought to give the public of Castle maine confidence in ...
NINETY-NINE IN THE SHADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
MVETY-SINE IN THE SHADE. A Too hot. to read, too hot to write, Too hot to even be polite; Too hot to sew, too hot to knit, Too hot to be mosquito "bit"; Too hot to sleep, too hot to wake, Too hot to brew, to hot to bake; Too hot to think, too hot to talk, •Too hot to ride, too hot to walk; Too hot to lecture or to preach, Too hot to scold, too hot to teach; Too hot. to mantle, veil or glove, Too hot to dream of making love; Too hot. to laugh, too hot to cry, Too hot to live, too hot to die; Too hot to whistle, or to sing, (And. oh! too hot for anything! —"New York Tablet."
METHODIST V. ANGLICAN. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 5 February 1914
METHODIST -V. ANGLICAN. Methodist innings closed for 214, W. Freeman making 56, and W. Jewell 43 not out- '*n their second attempt, Anglican had lost 7 wickets for 30. The scores are :— AXGUCANS. \\V1V1 >i. .. 4b - Second Innings. B Voskc,c, & Barnes 4! H Shel'M.b Barnes 4 .A.''Teasdale, c, b Smith 14 T Hodson, c L. Freeman, b Barnes ?, c' Pritciiard, b Smith 5 V Garden, b Smith 0 O'Sullivan, c, b Smith 0 C. Stoneman, not out 1 Total 30 .METHODIST. \ First Innings. \\\ Freeman, b Xewliam .. .. 5»j L. Stevenson, c Kirkpatrick, 'b New ham 13 V. Baker, c Xewham, b Hodson 21 A. D. Freeman, o 1'rirctiarcl, b •Noske 12 0. Spowart, c Prirciiard, b Hodson 9 A. Jewell, retired 10 B. Barnes, 1) Hodson 0 L. Freeman, c Stevens, b Xoske .. 20 W. Jew-ell, not out 43 B. Baldwin, b She!t0:1 S Smiiii, c Hough, b Xoskc .. .. 2 Sundries 20 Total 2-14 Bowling: H. Shot ion, 1 for 5o; : .Vewhani, for oS; Hodson, 3 for 130; i Xoskt. 3 for 36; Pritchard, 0 for 19.