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RAILWAY PROSECUTION. TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
:rTRAVELLING WITUOUT `A;!, c. ;.TICKET. . :-At. the' Ararat Police Court yesterday morning,. before Mr ;E. Harrison, P.M., '3young manu named John .Montifordi was charged, 'on remand; with that:.a Biangor, on the "27th Febrnary, bein a ~assenger by the night train, he di :not piroduce a ticket when asked to' dd The accused pleaded guilty. '8enioreonstable Tucker said that on the eveningin question .the eacused got into the traini at the -Ararat railwayi station;: having purchased a single tice ket for Dobie. Suspicion having been aroused, the" stationmaster ",'at 'Ararat telegraphed to the stationmaster at Bui angor, asking him to check the" train That. wasp done,- and the accused was found to have no ticket. -Accused-?as asked for hisname:!and address, and said" 'John Ross, Ballarat." Accused was then given in charge. - ,.. W. T. O'Connell, stationmaster." at Buangorr said' that' at about' a quarter past ten o'clock on the night in.quest tion he received a- telegrtn from Ara? rat, ...
CABLEGRAMS REUTER'S SPECIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
OCABLEGRAMS . BEUTE''S B8PZIALB. Considerable mnystery surrounds the death, whicai occurred this week, of the ex-Premier, Chao-ping-chun, Tutuh of, the .Province of ;Chih-li, who has been described as the right-hand man of-President Yuan Shih Kai. He died suddenly, ana it ias. uspected tnat the cause of death was poison. The billiard match'between Gray and; Pal?iner (the latter receiving 5000), was. won by Gray, who made 18,000, Falkiner reaching. 17,772. M?r :Augustine Birrell, Chief Score tary for Ireland, addressing his con stituents, said that an island that -could be starved out in three weeks had no. time to talk of reducing its navy. There would be no lessening of the naval estimates this year. The militant suffragettes are again active, and have resorted to the de struction of letters as a means to force the Government to grant their wishes. On Saturday, in the busiest quarters of Glasgow, a black fluid was poured into all the letter boxes, destroying siiudreds of lettere. G...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
9 - -- - 2 GENEBAls. The Chinese "White Wolf" brigands were located at Hona- by aeroplane. Tiwo battles-were fought, in which three thousand. brigands were killed by the Government troops. An airman named Dumas has sub niitted to the Aerial Navigation So ciety his plans for crossing the Atlan tic by: aeroplane.- The machine he pro poses to use is a tri-plane with four 200 horse power motors. It will .carry three pilots, three mechanics, three na val officers and a commander. With a total weight of 9000 kilogrammes (nearly 9 tons) on board,.the tri-plainc will haveca speed of 54 miles an hour. InT the House .of Comuimons Mr Hier bert Samuel, on behalf of the Govern ment, adopted a Bill fixing all polls at general elections except .at Univer cities on the same day. The ineasure was read the second time by 215 votes to 15. A-daring theft was committed in Pa ris on Saturday. A mail van; which vwas delivering registered; -ackages. to a financial institutioi, was robbed of .£40,000 in a-m...
APPALLING CRIME. PARENTS MURDERED. FRENCH YOUTH'S CAROUSAL. PARIS, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
APPALLNG CBI& E. PARENTS MURDEREDI. FREINCII YOUTH'S CABOUSAL. PARIS, Sunday.. Andre Martin,' aged 17 years, who-is the son of a carpenter, has confessed So a terrible crime at a village near Epernay. He. has stated that he :killed :his fa= ther and mother while they were asleep on the night after Christmas, and stole £30. With the money Andre bought drink, and indulgedl in. earouials waith} a num. ber. of companions in'a :oom: beneath that in which'the bodies of his parents were lying. His? new mode of .fe aroused the suspicions of the Mayor of thie village, and;Andre s arrest followed. ... .. m ln m 'mm m m m
TREASON IN AUSTRIA. DISLOYAL AUSTRIAN OFFICER. SELL HIS COUNTRY'S SECRETS. 19 YEARS' IMPRISONMENT. VIENNA, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
TEiASON IN AUSTRIA. DISLOYAL AUSTRIAN OFFICER. SELL HIS COUNTRY'S SECRETS. 19 YEARS' IMPRISONMENT. VIENNA, Friday. The trial concluded in Vienna to-day )f Lieutenant Jandric, who was arrest :d in July last on a charge of treason. It was ascertained that Jandric was accustomed to meet Russian agents in the RIussian Churlh at Vienna, and to hand documents to them while they were ostensibly at devotions. Jandric was convicted, and sentenced to 19 years imprisonment. The trial has now-begun of Jandric's brother, Cedomyl, who is charged with being concerned in thb -espionagd con. spiracy. .(ft was due to the arrest of Jandric in May last on a. charge not connected ,uith the above-mentioned case that :he duplicity of Colonel Redl, a high ifilcial, was revealed. Colonel Redl 'as implicitly trusted in connection with measures taken against spies, but vhen an investigation was held it was liscovered that the Colonel had been ;elling military secrets to Russia for a sieriod of 14 years. Ills ...
USE OF DYNAMITE DENIED. A DAMAGING ADMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
USE OF DYNAMITE DENIED. A DAMALiING ADMISSION. Mro -Waterston, President of thy South African Railwaymen's Society tenied that he and his colleagues hat jeon ,guilty of using dynamite, or .o )lotting to. establish a "Provisiona .?overnment during the lata trouole. iti .he Union. He admitted, howeveri .hiatiiiiners in the IRanid, during "o, ;trike,"had spL.;en about-the establishl nent of a Provisional Government:. CENES IN UNION PARLIAMENT The strike repression legislation ih roduced by ,,the Botna, Oovernment let. o:- another alpinight sitting: of : th; Jniorp Assembly last night, .. The;pro ecidings?.were lively. ;throughot, ::ai. he Labor menlbers resorted to obstru?' lonist tactics. :Mi?hny :,divisions' ant :reqnent; scenes served. rto ?keep .tired nembersi. awake,. ?Many amendmenti yore moved, but they suffered the same DETAILS OP .THE MEASURE. CAPETOWN, atnrday. 'The Strike :Repression billepompower hlie police ito arrest without w:ivarran iLrsons suspected of treason or incit...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. DEPORTED STRIKERS. SPEAKER CREATES UPROAR. ENGLISH LABORITES CONDEMNED. MR RAMSAY MACDONALD HOOTED. MEETING CLOSED WITH FREE FIGHTS. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS.7 BE1UUBTR' BPEOIALtj, DEPORT ,D STE~I~ .. SPEAER. CREATES UPROAR. ENGLISH LABORITES CON. DEMNED. MR RAMSAty MACDONALD HOOTED. MEETING CLOiSE WITH FREE FIGHTS. LONDON, Saturday. The chief sensation occurred at tht Opera House when Mr Waterston inci dentally said, "I don't know what thi nabor party is like il England." This remark was followed by cries oi Rotten'" fromn the extreme Socialist, md uproar. Mr Waterston then endeavored to sem ,he matter right by saying that "tli :"bor part in South .-frica is small gut militant, strong anu uncom proms " the uproar was renewed when Mi !aterston, in conclusion, said, eIf th, L.Cbor nmenmbers do not play the gam, a?y must be put out.' Mr Ramsay Macdonald, in concludin' he meeting, was hisseld, boohooed by affragettes and the extreme Socialists The meeting ended in turmoil, during .vhich a number of free fights occurred.
MEXICAN AFFAIRS. MR BENTON'S BODY. A VIEW ALLOWED. WASHINGTON. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
MEXIAN AFFAIRPS. MR BENTON'S BODY. A VIEW ALLOWED. . WASININ GTON, Friday; .Geueral Villa, the rebel 'ciaer, ha~ igreed to allow, two British represen: satives, two. Americans and two mem bers of the 'family o'df. Mr Benton; to :iew the body of the ranchl owner. It asbelieved t-at Mr Benton .was buried ar Chihuahua City The Huerta Governmient is appealing to the United States to:.econsider itb recent decision to lift" the embaigo nlaced on the exportation of akihss to X.exico.:? President Huerta contejs that this action of the ',United: States merely allows ".the rebels to o;dmniit outrages in districts :where ,they, c~on trol the situation, thus adding to the insecurity of foreigners. ' It is nbt likely that the State Department will onswer this communication. , f.'
[?]UGE WELCOME DEMONSTRATION. [?]00,000 WORKERS IN PROCESSION TOM MANN TO GO TO SOUTH AFRICA. [?] LARKIN AND BEN TILLETT TO FOLLOW. LONDON, Sunday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
JUGE WELCOME DEMONSTRA .60, WORKE S IN PROCESSIO N "TOM MANN TO GO TO SOUTH' ' AFRICA. 2 - rIM LARKIN. AND BEN TILLET' , O.. T FOLLOW. LONDON, Sunday Night. The; .south',African :I;labor 'leaaers .vhbowere recently deported, met witl t tremendously enthusiastic receptioi o-day, .when a demonstration was helu n Hyde Park. .Two processions, eacl. >f 50,000 workers, formed at tho tw; nds of London, and marched to the -'ark, where aln enormous audience ha. ;,thered. Nine platforms were.set up. me for .each leader, and the, wholt Itory.of the-deportation was unfolded. Resolutions were carried, calling on tl( niperial Government to refuse its as aent to mne Indemnity Bill. , Mr Lansbury, ?exM.P., stated that he workers had: cabled to the Soutl .Ifrican Tradtes. ederation, ontering tht ervices of. Tom Mann .as organiser: nd 'that the. offer had Ieen accepted .lessra Ben Tillett and J. Larkin woulo iso be sent over. • - ,n "? "'m mlm:..
DETAILS OF BENTON'S DEATH. REFUSED TO AMERICA. WASHINGTON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
DETAILS OF BENTON'S Dk ATH REFU?ED TOAMERICA WASmINGTON, undayj General Carranza, the Kexican rebel leader, has declineid oo Sifurnisli;lr-B au 'with the details of '.the,,death- of Benton, .he. British iranehl owner, pa t?le ground that Benton wiis "a British subject., General Carranza has agreed, how ever, to investigiato tihe. disappearajce of auy Americans. It .is reported that Veraga;is. alive, but the statement has; not been,; con firmed.. . .
SHOCKING SUDDEN DEATH. AN OLD LADY DROPS DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
SHOCKING SUDDEN DEATH. AN OLD LADY DROPS DEAD. &nbsp; A death under shockingly painful circumstances occurred yesterday after &nbsp; noon at about four o'clock, at the resi- dence of Mrs.W. Battye, who occupies rooms above Mr J. Foster's business premises in Barkly street. The victim was an elderly lady named Mrs Martin, about seventy years of age, who came to Ararat from Stawell about a fort- night ago to nurse Mrs Battye. Mrs Martin appears to have been in her usual state of health in the morning, and went about performing her duties as usual. About four o'clock she prepared a cup of cocoa for Mrs Bat- tye. Having done so she took it to Mrs Battye's room, and no sooner had she handed it over than she dropped down dead. Dr. Bonnin was immedi- ately sent for. He lost no time in ar- riving at the place, but the unfortunate woman was beyond aid, and all that was left for him was to pronounce life extinct. The police were informed of the tragic occurrence, and they ha...
The Ararat Advertiser. TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 March 1914
EST E ·;o: 1857 TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 1914. The quail slason opened yesterday. Those who have been spying out the likely paddocks say that the birds are iot very plentiful this year. The Rev. H. Pattinson left Ararat :yesterday morning to attend the annual conference of the Methodists, now be ing held in Melbourne. .The Ararat 'Citizens Band offered to play at the Stawell Easter sports for £26. The Horsham and Warrackna beal bands' prices were accepted. Although only 15 points of rain were registered at- Ararat on Friday night in some parts of 'the district a more generous fall was experienced. At Barton'-80 points were registered, at Jallukar- 64 points, at Mount William, 1.19 inches, and at Dunkeld 1.36 inches. A meeting 'of the -committee of tlie Ararat:Agricultural, Pastoral al.d Hor ticultural:Society will be.held at the Shire. Hell this .astornng,. ,at' eleven oclock" heannu??.,Th. a i~iinl eeting ofth'e society :will be held this t i fternbon,'at two o'clock, at the same pl~ace. ...
FRESH COMPLICATIONS. WASHINGTON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
, FRESH .COMPLICATION?. - WASHINGTON, Monday. No' examinatiin'-of: the body of Mr William Bentoni, the "British ranch. owner, executed in Mexico by order of the northern insurgent leader, General Villa, has :yesbeen made by the com mission consisting of tnoe British Con sul and several medical officeres sent -to Chihuahua for the purpose, pending the outcome of notes-between ieneral Car ranza, the leader of the Constitutional ists,- anridthe United States.. . Carranza has already, decided- that Great Britain, and, not, .the United States, should deal'swith. him concern ing Benton's death. His, statement is regarded as a broad intimation that all communications . ohn international af-. fairs should be addressed to him, and not to;General Villa. Thisintroduces new complications into the situation.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. TERRIFIC STORM. IN EASTERN AMERICA. RAILWAY BLOCKED. MILK FAMINE FEARED. DESTITUE ENTER CHURCH. NEW YORK, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS. RBEUTEB'S SPEOIALS. TERBBIFIO STORM. IN EASTERN AMERICA. RAILWAY BLOCKED. MILK FAMINE FEARED. DESTITUTE ENTER CHURCH.~ NEW YORK, Thursday. A terrific snowstorm nas been ex perienced throughout the Eastern States. In consequence many railroads are idle, all street traffe is seriously im peded, and New York is threatened with a milk famine, as the farm pro duce trains cannot reach the city. The New Jersey cities of Trenton and H~oboken are in darkness at night owing to the breaking of the electric power lines. Philadelphia is suffering severely from a fierce blizzard. The wireless system has been dislo cated, and no communication can be held with steamers off the coast. Se veral schooners have gone ashore and one sailor. was drowned. In addition the storm was responsible for eight other fatalities. Hundreds of unemployed entered the Fifth _Avenue Presbyterian Church during the evening service yesterday. They stopped the service, and in reply to" the enquiries of the pastor...