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STATE POLITICS. MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. SPEECH BY SIR ALEX. PEACOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
STATE POLITICS. i! MINISTERIAL ELECTIONS. SPEECH BY SIR ALEX. PEACOCK. In the Borung electorate the lately appointed Minister for Agriculture aad Water Supply (Mr W.. Hutchinson) is bcinR opposed for the seat in the Legislative Assfcmbly by Mr F. McRae. Mr Hutchinson addressed he electors at Warracknabeal on Tuesday evening last, when Sir Alex ander Peacock, Minister of Education and Labor, and Mr 1'". Hagelthorn, Minister of Public Works, supported him. It was estimated that from 800 10 yoo people were present. Sir Alexander Peacock made a speech in support of his collogues caiyJidaUire, and trom the Warracknabcal "Herald, the following report is taken:— The Minister of Education, oir A. I Peacock, was in great form, and dc livuicd a stirring address. He said tlicic was a change in the scene, as compared with ihe wild excitement at Ihc Premier's meeting at Essendon the previous evening. Here the people ivcre comfortably seated listening to speakers. There were only a few at the bac...
FRUIT GROWING. SUITABILITY OF THE CRESWICK DISTRICT. VERY FAVORABLE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
FRUIT GROWING. SUITABILITY OK THIi CRESWICK DISTRICT. VERY FAVORABLE REPORT. The Creswick Jiurough Couucil lias been agitating fur the alienation of portion of the State forest to the south of the town for the purposes of closer settlement and with a view to the growth of fruit. The Department of Agriculture was approached in the matter, and at the Council's request officers were sent to Crcswick to rs port on the suitability of the land for fruit growing. This inspection took place at the latter end of September last year, and as there was a delay in the submission of the officers' report to the council by the department, the services our member (Sir A. J. Pea cock) were requisitioned with a view of obtaining a copy of the report. The officers who made the report were Mr Temple A. J. Smith, Chief Field Officers, and Mr P. J. Carmody, Chief Orchard Supervisor, and through the efforts of Sir Alexander Peacock, the copy of their report has reached the local town clerk (Mr Geo. Maughan...
Kingston. MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
Kingsian. M KCU AN ICS' INSTITUriC. Tilt i|u,'.t!fily committee iiifJf-liii^ of | 11.i' above was held on Thuisduy last | Mi |. I'.iii;iii occupying the chair. Tin: | business transacted was of a routine | niture Accounts amounting to | /. / 19/11 were passed for paymcul, | lAiiinj; the (|umter seveial uew books | have been placed on the shelves, 1 including two volume!; of Captain J Scott's polar explorations. Jjj
Postal Information. Letters [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
Postal Information. ou Letters Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides,British Solomon Islands, per J oz - - Id | United Kingdom and British Pos sessions, per i oz - . ]d I Other Countries, per 1 oz • SJd Letter Cards Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solo mon islands - - Id Post Cards. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solomon Islands . Id United Kingdom . hi Reply 2d Other Countries - . Ud Reply - . . 3d Commercial Papers Commonwealth, every 2 oz up* - 5 1b - . . ld United Kingdom and other Coun tries, 2 oz. :•.(): *i oz, md; G oz, "Id; 8 oz, .|jd; JOoz, 6d. Each additional 2 oz up to fi lb - Id Cironlars and Printed Matter Only. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solomon Islands Every 2 oz up to 6 lb - Jd United Kingdom Every 2 oz up to fi lb - lc' Books. Printed in Australia Every S oz jd Not printed in Australia Every •! oz - j,| New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, and British Solomon Islands Every 1 oz up to 5 lb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
WORTH NOTING 1 - IN - WE have just. opened up our Now Goods'in nil Lin; Newest Styles for Summer Wear. Our Ladies' Shoos in White Kid or Poplin From Os t«l to 7s Gd, in anklets and 1 bar, arc Iln» most up-to-date on ^''iti"1 iK'(! nm' Enamel Shoes, sillier I)erby, Ord or Anklet are the latest • pricivs from 7s fid, at least 10 percent. lower than ltallarnt prices, ami a" equally large variety to choose r\Ve respectfully invite inspection and comparison willi any house in the ^Here you will pet Reliable Goods at Bedrock Prices. Special Announcement. IN order to clear many linos in Gonts' Tan, Box Calf and Olaclo Bals., slightly narrow toes, we havo docidod to mako a Display in tho adjoining Storo whoro those lines have beon reduced at least one-half. All theeo Goods worth up to 15s. per pair will bo sold at from 6s lid. In Ladies' Shoes, narrow toos, worth up to 11s, 6d.. will be nleared at from 4s. lid. Now is tho Time to Savo money. W• P- NORTHCOTT. J. MARKS, The Easy Terms Furnish...
SUSPECT ARRESTED. STORY OF HIS CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
SUSPECT ARRESTED. [• STORY OF HIS CAPTURE. A man, believed by (he police lo be Daniel Winter, who escaped from the city watchhouse, Melbourne, about three months ago,was arrested early on Friday morning by Dets Burvett, Napthine and Brophy in Noith Shep parton, and was lodged in the Shepparton gaol prior to his departure for the metropolis. Since Winter escaped, on 10th October, Dets Burvett, Napthine and Brophy have been working energetically to trace his movements. Many rumors as to his presence in different localities have been followed to their sourccs. According to a statement to the police made by the man now arrested, he often saw detectives and plain clothes police, who did not see him. The detectives consider that the sus pect arrested spent a good deal of his time in concealment at South Mel bourne, and a few days ago Dets. Burvett, Napthine and Brophy learned thai he had gone to the Mooroopna district for the fruit-pickiog season On Thursday they left Melbourne to make in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
VICTORIA insurance COY. LTD. Market Street, Melbourne. Chairman—Hon. Edward Miller. Fire, Marine, Accident, Live Stock, and Guarunto Insurance Businop Conducted. JAMES J HAVERTY, Secretary. Aflont:—W. P. Nortlioott. W. LAMBERT, PAINTER & PAPERHANGER, VICrORIA-ST., CRESW1CK. DESIRES to notify tlio Public thai he i» prepared to exccute all kinds of Painting Bml Paperlianpfing at Reasonable Prices. A Trial Solicited,
RAND RAILWAY STRIKE SITUATION SERIOUS. STRIKE LEADERS ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
RAND RAILWAY STRIKE ' SITUATION SERIOUS. STRIKE LEADERS ARRESTED. The strike of railway uicii ou Die Rand lias developed lo an alarming extent. The railway system is thoroughly disorganised, and the mines will probably close down. The railway line has been blown up with dynamite in several places, and the whole o[ the Rand is in a state of seething unrest. Realising that it is something more thun an ordinary strike, the Govern ment has had the leading agitators arrested, and is mobilising the defcncc forccs. A serious development oi the strike is a'rising on the part of the Basutos employed at the Jagcrsfontein mine. The Basutos refused to work, and armed themselves with a variety of implements. They attacked a white man, alleging that a while mm had kicked a Basuto to death. The whites took refuge in the mine tunnel. The Basutos wrecked the com pound, and took the money intended for the miners' wages. They then left the compound, and proceeded to i invade the town. The residents in...
NEW EXHIBIT BY RICHARDS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
NEW EXHIBIT BY RICHARDS AND CO. "—— Tin* Christmas display by Richards ami Co. ift usually looked forward to with keen internal by the public. a* being an exhibition of the very highest achievement in arti3t ptotographing, and it is no exaggeration to claim that thin high standard is perfectly main tained, if not surpassed, by the mag nificent exhibit opened recently. The work of the master-hand is evident in each of the beautiful studies, and the competent critic will discern an artistic progression, for this display is a dis tinct advance upon the last. Each study shows artistic feeling, atmo sphere and refinement of treat ment, together with dignified yet restful posing, and delicacy and taste in the arrangement of the background and accessories, not often to be found in photography. In fact these are pictures in the truest sense, made with the aid of the camera. The public should take the earliest opportunity of viewing these gems of modern art por traiture. The large central st...
Allendale. SCHOOLS' PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
Aficniluld. SCHOOLS' PICNIC. On 1'iiii.iy eviMiinj; last a Hireling of the combined Sunday School Picnic (.'I'liiniilli.': t;.ii h'_!'l in 1110 Wl'sK y II.ill tu iiK'.b-' iiii:nn;t'iiioitt-j fur tlic* annual uxeuiiauu and |>:i.iiiL-. It w.ii (li-L'icli'd tu have an txciiriiun tu Luke Wciiduurce, and the dalu will probably be 13th or 151b February.
Rifle Shooting. CRESWICK V. BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
Rifle Shooting. CRESWICK V. BALLARAT. The above match was fired at Crcmorne on Saturday last. The con ditions were seven shots each at 500 and 600 yards. The difficult wind made shooting very hard, so the totals were not very big 011 either side. Creswick were handicapped through having only seven men, whilst the opposing team shot with ten men and counted out the three lowest, the visitors having to count all, with some very poor scores. S. Weir, of Ballarat, put the seven shots into the bulls eye at 600 yards. The following are the scores:— liALI.AKAT. S. Weir J. Adamthwaitc T. Watson J. Hams. J. Taylor . .. O. Whatmcre Capl. Farghcr : Total 423 Ckkswicc. W. Ayars 61 T. Bernaldo ... ... Gl T. McKay ... ... 56 Capt. Jones ... ... 55 Major Nedwell ... 53 C. Fish 45 A. Crosbic ... ... 43 ... 66 66 ... Go ... 60 • ••_ SO - 59 /"• 56 Total 374
SMEATON TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
SMEATON TURF CLUB. A well attended meeting of the above was held last Thursday at the Cumberland hotel, Cr A. L. Nasi-, J.I\, presiding. The chairman, in opening the meeting, expressed his pleasure at seeing such a large number present, as it augured well for the coming race meeting, and mentioned that with a little energy infused into the movement by each member present it would equal anything held in the past. The Smeaton Races some years ago were considered one of the best race meetings in the State. As chairman of the trustees of the race course • property, he mentioned that a new iron roof had been put on the grand staud, complete with spouting, and a 1000 gallon tank erected. The .Smeaton racecourse being the only recognised recreation ground in a large district, the trustees were desirous of making it an ideal picnic resort, as well as catering for the convenience of the racing fraternity The election of officers was theu proceeded with, resulting as follows: — President, Cr ...
MINING NEWS. MIDAS ESTATES MINES WORK TO BE RESUMED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
MINING NEWS. —: MIDAS ESTATES MINES WORK TO UlC RESUMED. Newfl of the fact that work is to be resumed at the Midas Estates gold mine forthwith will be received with general satisfaction in mining circles, i A cable message was yesterday recciv- , ed by the mine manager, Mr J. W. Tank, notifying that the company had ' been reconstructed and that the work - was to he resumed at once. Mr. Tank recently received news by wire of the reconstruction of the company in London, and of the elec tion of a fresh board of directors, and it was hoped that work would have started earlier. It is intended to resume at an old shaft sunk 100 feet on the Carbine lease, to the north of the main shaft; and a crosscut will bo put out to the Carbine lode. The company went to considerable expense to equip the main shaft, and a large and substantial battery was erected close by; but the reef did not develop according to prospects. Iiencc the decision to work in the old Carbine shaft where the country will 'be...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
OSSITUflHY. The funeral of the laic Mis1; Hatlma Kli/.abelh, mcuihI daughter i>( Mi John Williams, of Uruoinfield, loul; place uii Iwiday The remains weie iuleired in the Crctjwick Cc-mulcty, ami Ihe ie:.peel a.id eiAt-cm in uliich the lu.n'y v, hJd v..Ij evidenced by llie ul lilendj whu attended. Th&lt;_ .Mi M. Chamberlain ulficialtd at the j'.iavevdc. The fullowin,; acted a:; | |>al!-beaici11. O.-Ilin ., | Andrr.wi, | T. Oicmvcl). J. Mil. hill. I1;. Jfnuley, J. C'»eoi}.')i-,l J. Kiichin^ci, Mcmit; . The (ofiin burners were II. William::, | ( l'\ Williams, C. Williams, and K. - M'llutcljison, i
Smeaton. A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
Smeaton. 1 he fortnightly meelint; of the above was held last Hiiday, the president, Mr A. L Toose) being in the chair. Tin: balance sheets of llie half sear's transactions were read by the secretary and showed the hinds in a healthy condilion. The secretary of the New War's Day picnic (Mr M. \V. Cane) lead a st.ilemcnl (it the tians.icliuiis for the picnic jti.l conclndeil, and responded to a lic-uiy vole of thanks j which was accoided him.
MOUNTAINEER'S DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 13 January 1914
MOUNTAINEER'S DREAM. m — [By OniliUVEK ] Yesteiday I ascended the Mount not far distant from the bull of the Stiitc Moot to contemplate the beauty of the surrounding country. Having yazed on the beautiful fields and the scattered hamlets, connectcd by spacious roads, I fell into a profound slumber. While slumbering I dreamt '■ It was the year 1924, and 1 was being taken for a motor lour through the shire. While gliding along I was struck by the narrowness of the roads, and I perceived at each mile there was a nook or loop in the roadway. ' What mean, ' said I, ' these narrow roads in a fine country like this, aud why these loops at every mile ? ' My host in formed me that a decade before these roads were three chains wide, but for each year the lirge landholder had taken up nineteen feet, leaving the strip of road, eight feet wide, as we now beheld it. ' These nooks,' said he, 1 are passing places, aud as I see a traction engine, half a mile away, coming towards us, you will observe...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XIX. "THEY FOUND HER DEAD." [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 January 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. ; (By W. HowolJ Poole). (JHAl'XKU XXX. "THEY i'UU.Nii UEU 1»EAU.-' lw'UU wvitiujoa lusti, aru vvu ail) lo be tliu beat, la but Uio i'evxeat Lo have. Look then to tJnaob, ami ita\o Hie lost To Uod, tii^ c.m.-oicnce, ;uul the r t grave. (Joiendgu. 'Him ieslive soaMJti luiiic agu&lt;u, aud Chrisuuas D.»y uiiuu moie l*uiiii»c inoiateu the auai\ei.^iry &lt;>i a .Nativ ity Jieraided to inc "Jjnophord:* ab.d mg in tUu ticida keeping watch over their iiuek* by iiig.n. ' Uio Jiuiii ui (Jurist, celebrated by a coiiMdorablc consumption ol turkeys, rou.->i beel, geeae, i-iitrcca inuuiiK'iabic; pjum-piui Cliug, Hint?, "Wilus, bon-bon.->, and miiice-pics, in tho k°°d om orthodox , stylo, Olio*!/ stories told before lac yule-log, eugvatwng the love of the supernatural .so Keenly, that, to Hie iistouisned and dilated eyes ol tho breathless jiivviihv*, liiu very Khost* have grown to living things, and dance vvniuu tho blaze. Christmas Day. Thousands of ill- ...