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SPEECH BY THE PREMIER. CONFIDENCE IN THE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
SPEECHW.BY, THE PREhMIER. CONFID?ECE IN THE GOVERN EMNT. The Preinier subs'equently said he was- very gratified at the result of the Ministerial[ dections." Personally, he nes er had 'the slightest doubt at any stage that when publip interest was aroused in the contest as to himself and his colleagues-being successful. At one time it' looked as'if Mr. Hutdhin son would have a hard run, but the result showed that the people of the Nortli-rest appreciated good services. The opposition which .Mr. Mackinnon nuid luhliself had to face was thoe usual form of attack. by the Labor party. Tlhe genera results of the three con tests conelusivdly proved that the new ihberal Government had the confi .dence of the country.- He hoped- tht in;:the near. future they would show thley were worlRy of the confidence pilaced in them; and that no effort would be wanting on the part of the Cabinet to muake good progress and justify tle confidence of the people.
CIRCUS COMING. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
CIRCUSI COMING . Lennon Uros.' extonsivo circus and menagerie will appear'inr i~n W rnam .liol to-morrow,' .toh sito .chosen beirig in Lava-street. The .company- iiicludes 20 artists, and :theo turnout comnprises 100 horses, donkeys andi miles, and'a voery finio collection of :ild animals. Poular prie nwill be chargeds and jiudging: by Pthlrecepteion oxtended to the comnan olselnsheroe thblrd ill doubtless hle alargo attendnc al itto mrrow's perforincne;
DOMINIONS COMMISSION ENGLISH PROVINCIAL PORTS. DIRECT SERVICE WITH AUSTRALASIA. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
DOMINIONS COMMISSION - 0---- ENGLISH PROVINCIAL PORTS. DIRECTI' SERVICE WITH AIS . :' TRALASIA. : : (Reuter's Telegram.). - London,'a-J. 15. Tle Dominions (Empire Trade) Com misi6n heaird further evidence in Lon dod ti-day: -. Mr. Austin Wilson, who is connect Ediviththei maniagemeit? of the Hull Barnsley railway, and who recently paid at: visit, to Australia and' New Zealand; advocated a regilar steam ship service to develop new markets in Englannd. He recommended that a moderate subsidy should be granted by the Overseas Dominions interested for at least a year,. or untilthe ser vice became self-paying. :Ir. Ross-Johnson, General man ager of the Port of Bristol, testified as to the inadequate steamship ser vice to Australia and New Zealand. He added that New Zealand and other overseas countries had asked for bet ter facilities for trading with the large area, which was directly served iLrough Bristol. -Three blue-books have been issued containing' the evidence taken by the Commissi...
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. , '"Theo D.ndies." TowiiRHall. Ialll andil uner. Ellerali Mechan Beard Bros.' Busckitimoing Show, Lava street. Snecial. sale ?f' sieen naid cattle at YPursiimi llyMssrs: Norriss. Toynde and Scoliwi. ius con tion itlLo s 3Messrs. Honbio 'aid'Palmei : " STEAMIEI SAILINGS. The in'meralls leaves Melbourno for Warrnambool, o.Mosndas a't,4 p.m. Th6 Eirhieralla' leaves Warirnambool for elbournie to-dav at 9 n.m., with passengers n' .'
DEBT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
DEBT CASE. ;.I:At:;lit Warrnambool'Court of Petty .Sessions:vesterdIav.Maxwell MeKeixzie, represented by Mr: 'E.: '.TW.' Cham bers. obtained- an-dordei arainst Wil liam~ ReillW fd d£91713:w:itld 151 costs, for amount due-and interest on a pro missorv"iiote'. M1essrsi S:i . Russell and W. Ferllson. J's.P.. iresided.
AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
AGRICULT'URAL H'IGH iSCHOOL. 3Mr. A.F,. Watsoin, h'eadmaster of tho Warrnlarbool Agricultural High Schiool, 'has rceived notico of the stflling of the school for this year. In addition to the henadnanster, the staff will consist of Blssrs. H. J. Haus ohifdt. C. T. Scarff. J. Tritfchler, H. AV; Greenwood and Misses Forster and Egan. The special teachers will ho Mr. Parker (sloyd), Miss Gerstnmai (cookery? alid Miss Carpenter (hy gieno and sewing). This will mako a very strong all-round staff.
JAPANESE FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
JAPAESE FEFTE: 'There was another larce attendance at the'Jananese ' Fete in the Botanic G-rlders last' niht- -, when beautiful weather was exnerienledi and all pro sent snent a very nleasant, evening.St. Augustine's .Band rendered several fine selections i?lhieh were very heart ilv Ranreciated. ".The various stalls :were liberally natronised, and the un dertakin renerally was a complete success. /
MORTLAKE PRESBYTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
aMORTLAKE PRESBTTERy. The quarterly meeting of the Mortlake Presbytery. wan held at Cobden on Tues day, the moderator (Rev. A. S. Houston) presiding.. Rev. W M?Bride was elected moderator, and took charge of the mneet ing. The clerk was granted six months' leave of absence on account of failing health, and his resignation 9fithe office, whielh he has'held 'for 7 yeare, was ac cepted. with regret.. Rev. A. Dunrn (Camperdown) was unanimougly elected to the vacancy.
THE HOLIDAY QUESTION. PUBLIC MEETING AT WARRNAMBOOL. EIGHT HOURS DAY AND FOUNDATION DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
THE HOLIDAY QUESTIONI. 'UBDIC M 7ETING AT WARIINAh.l EIGHT HOUILS DAY .AND FOUN : I)ATION DAY " Soulic meetinof those concerned in the, observasnce? i"Eight Huitrs' Day. FoufdaitioniDafaiind other:holi days. was held' in the Town Council Chambers last night uindr the. aug vices of the Chamber of Commerce and Decentralisation Leagie.i There were about thirty present. Mr. G. S. Mac ksa: President of the Leanue;occupy ine the chair-. The Cliairminau.in onenine, the pro ceediuis.' aid the' meetini was called by :. d secretary. Cr.. Wehh as the re sult of a letter from'the 'rown 'Clerk to the effect that the. Town Council wasina:receint of a communication from the Warrnambool Combined Un ions asking that.a decision be arrived at as to the observance of Eight Hours' Day. and suggesting 11th May The Chamber of Commerce was asked by. the Council to call a meeting of shonkeepers and others interested and 'eid?iv'rrto come to 'a decision as to the nmost suitable day to he observed and reouest...
CRISIS IN BULGARIA. PARLIAMENT DISSOLVED. (Reuter's Telegram.) Sofia, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
CRISIS IN'BULCARIAA. PARLIAMENT DISSOLVED. (Renter's' Telegram.) Sofia, Jan. 15.' ,A dolitical crisis has hasbeen_precipit ated in Bulgaria by the Opposition groups,.whicsh refusQd ,to pass a pro visional vote "on account." The So branjo (Natinal Assembly), has there-. fore been dissolved. (The 'lust session of the Sobranje ,was opened by King:Ferdinand in per son on' December 31. On that occa sion the Socialist members stood ' up, inr: the IHouse and :'shouted :'Sixty thousand Bulgars were sacrificedd for the;'?Ionarchy.": They then' walked' out 'of'the Chamber.)
CANADA IN LONDON. NO CHANGE OF SITE. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
CANADA IN LONDON. S?NO OHANGE OF -SITE. (Reuter's Telegrams) London, Jan. 15. .The "Evening Standara" is respon sible this evening for ;the announce ment that. Canada had definitely. de cided 'not to build a Dominion House at Westminster. It : is"also unlikely, the journal' adds, that the' Aldwych (Strand) site will be entertained ]y the Dominiomi Government,,which' : not inclined to embark on an expen sive scheme.' (Australia is building on the Ald wych- site, and Earl Grey- has secured an option of land there. He intends to endeavour to concentrate the Over seas Dominions on the spot. In No? ember last- 40 prominent Anglo-Can adians sent a'petition to the 'Prime Minister of Canada (Mr. Borden) ask ing him to'relinquish the -Westmninster site for the one at Aldwych).
WELSH MINE DISASTER. INQUIRY CONCLUDES. NOBODY TO BLAME. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
WELSH MINE. DISASTER. INQUIRIIA CONCLUDES NOBODY TO BIAME.: 'I;" (Renter's Telegram.) London, Jan. i5. 'lio inquiry into the Senglioiydd colliery disaster was concluded to-day. 'Under 'tho"new Mining Act, the in vestigation was held by the Chief In s'pector of Collieries,with. whom sat tw.o as.essors--one representing thie own ersi and the other the minors. 'l To verdict was that the "disaster was entirely accidental. T'.lio clliery was properly ventil'ated, anid was -ro perly inspected on' the morning of the explosion. Furthermore, the number of examiners was adequate. The ex plosion was due 'to gan fed by coal dust. The cleantsing of the floors and roads had been systematic, but the court of inquiry reconimended the paying of more attention Ito the roofs and sides. It also urged the Home Office to endeavour to find a solution of the dust prdblein." The court was unable to locate the orish'i of the explosion, but' the pre ponderance of evience 'had eiiabled it to fix the lamp stati...
VOLUNTEERS FOR ULSTER ENROLMENTS IN BRITAIN. BATTLESHIP COMMANDER AND AIRMAN. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
VOLUNTEERS FOR ULSTER ENIIOfAIE TS-IN BRITAIN. BATTLESHIP. COMMAN)ERl AND , IR3IAN. (Renter's Telegram.) London, 'Jan. 15: SThe work of enrolling volunteers in England and ScotlBanc for service ori behalf "of Ulster is proceeding apace. Mr. Platt; secretary, of the British League for the support of Ulster, states that lie has enrolled 13,000 volunteers, including the commander of a liattleshio, :fire aviators nad sev oral wireless telegraphists. MIr.. Platt ieceived offers of/help from r:iictical ly the ovrrseas dominlions. Loird Olaude Hamilton, M.P., chair man of the Grea; Easter 'Jlaihnay (who represented Londonderrv in the Hoiiss of Commons- from 1865 to 1868), a number-of -peers- and mom bhers of the House pf-Commons,'ofli cers of tihe army and navy and scien tists have joined the. committee of the Leaguoe.
FIRES IN NEW YORK SLUMS. 1,000 HOMELESS IN MIDWINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
FIRtES IN NEW YORK SLUMS: 1,000 HOMELESS IN MID 'WINTErR. A disastrous series of fires has oc curred 'in the poorer quarters of New York City this week. The efforts . f the firemen to..cope with the fire at the start were handicapped by tho water freezing. One unfortunate re sult of these fires is that 1,000 poor people have been rendered homeless ath the time of the year when the cold is most intense. The burned ruins'now present an extraordinary spectacle as icicles hang from every charred beam and rafter.
PASSENGERS AND CREW RESCUED. ANOTHER TRIUMPH FOR WIRELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
:PAS?EGERS AND!:CREW. RESCUED. ..ANOTHER TRIUMPH; FOR WIRELESS. 'St. John (N. Brunswick), "Jan. 15.: The latest intelligence, regarding the wreck of the steamer Cobequid states that :all on board have' been rescued. S. Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) J?in 15.i '-Another 'terrible -sea' tragedy 'hsa beern averted by the .use of wireless telegraphy. :. ~-The steamer Cobequid had beguil to break up under 'the battering of the terrific seas along' Trinity'Rock,off Port Maitland,; wihen the r coastal steamers, Westport and John ,Cana arrived -on.:-the scene in, response: to wiieless calls. -They launched boats and commenced the work of rescue. The steamers Lansdown ?iid Rappa hannock afterwards arrived and also rendered aid. The passengers were first rescued; then tlhe crew, with the exception of, the .captain. and eleven menT"iiho decided to remaim on bdard for the night in the hope of salvag ing' the vesel should the weather mo derate.- , - The:darkness of -the` nighlt andi the blizzard made th...
MAIL STEAMER'S PLIGHT ON LEDGE OF ROCKS. WILD WEATHER ON CANADIAN COAST. (Reuter's Telegram.) [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 16 January 1914
MAIL STEAMER'S PLIGHT U? IJ LEDGEOF " ROOKS. ---WILD WEATHER ON CAN ' : ADIAN ,COAST. 4!d(Re ute - Telegram.)' , ,'.St.Johns. N: Brunswick),Jan.:. 15i ' Reporta 'were5 *'in" circulation, liei?ec early to-day that the 'Royal mad. steamer .Oob'equid,': whichrduring -s terrific storm,,struck a rock off Brier: Islandjon Monday , night, was still above water. These reports had. not, hoiwever, been ..verified up to :ear'.y in, the afternoon, and the continued silence of the.vesel'sa` wireless appar itits &lt; sppeared ominousi? . Biutilater more reassuring newsrw·as received. from. Halifax. 'This message simply 'tated that the Cobeq?id had been sighted and hard and fast on the Trinity ledges and that her passeng ers are 'beheved to be safe. _. '" - The Canadian Government steamer, Lady, Laurier, had previously ,.been despdtched'to make an-attempt to locate the Cobequid. Much wreckage is .coming ashore on'thie Nova -Seotian coast, but sd far it has Inot' been identified. Great' gal...