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BRITISH ARMY. SUGGESTION BY A PEER. COMMPULSORY TRAINING FOR THE RICH. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
BRITISH . ARMY. . UGGESTION BY A PEER. COMPULSORY TRAINING FOR THE RICH. LONDON, Tuesday. The annual army report states that recruits and regulars during the :ear ended 30th September last showed a- de crease of 2.225, and the special reserves a decrease of 2.937, compared with the previous year. These results are attributed main Iv to the continued activity of trade and to emigration. Lord Willoughby de Broke (Union ist) has introduced a bill into the House of Lords applying the principle of compulsory military training to the rich, and leaving it voluntary for the poorer classes.
DEFENDANT CROSS-EXAMINED. NOT A HYPNOTIST. A CLAIRVOYANTE ENTERTAINER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
DEFENDANT CROSS-EXA3ILN ED. S NOT' A -HYPNOTIST. A CLAIRVOYANTE 'ENTERTAINER. Cross;examined, ''' iniott denied practisigii bypnotisin, but admitted ad vertising herself as a clairvoyante en tertainer. "' "Questio?fed concering a person named William White, who lent her £373, Miiinetc denied commencing letters to him "My Dearest Willie." Counsel produced copies of the corres pondence, but still the witness repeat ed her denial.' Finally, the original letters were brought forward and Min- nett said she had forgotten writing them. - She admitted that a &foreign countess subscribed £500, and Mr W. G. Spence, M.HI.R., President' of ::the Australian Workers' Union, and an old friend of her (Minnett's) father; £700 to one of her ventures.
CASHIER'S THEFT. BANK SUES FOR AMOUNT. MINNETT'S CAREER. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
CASHIER'S THEFT. BANK. SUES FOR . AMOUNT. MINNETT'S CAREER. LONDON, Tuesday.' The- action in which the Commercial 3ank of Australia, Ltd., is suing Cora 1linnett, alias Pellew Hawker, and lerbert Cowell, two Australians, for he recoVery of certain moneys in. con seetion with the defalcations of-Walter lobson, a former cashier-in- the bank, vas resumed to-day. - . " . .Robson, who is serving a sentence of ighteen months' imprisonment, was )rought to court to-day to give evi lence for the plaintiffs. He said that se lent Minnett £2300 for the promo ion of the Anglo-Australasian -De elopment Company. He also lent he, '500 to enable -her 'to write a play. lIinnett knew that the money had been stolen. The defendant Minnett testified that the was born in New South Wales in 1869. Her father's name was Jones.• She went on the stage as Cora Minnett Vane, and: Wrote articles for news papers and periodicals under that name. Witness addea that she married a man named Braggart. Later she returne...
FOX TERRIER COURSING. A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
FOX TERIE COURSING. . A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. The Ararat Fox Terrier Coursing Club neld a successful meetingat their new -grounds, Grano street; yesterday. The rabbits were in splendid" order and tue coursing was also goo.. Mr G. Nichol officiated as Judge, :Mr E. North as rabbit" slipper and. Mr B. Langley as dog slipper.: The" follow ing are the results: Open stake-First; £1; second, 10/; third, 5/-Flash Mick beat Bos'n, Blue Duck beat Rose Pink, Gunner'Boy beat Irish, Boy, Pinkie beat: Bully, New Chum beat Chat On;, Echo lbeat.Pistol Girl,' Kia Ora beat Laldy: Edna, Book On a bye. , Second round ~Blue Duck beat Flash Mieck, Pinkie "beatQGuinner Boy New Caum beat Echo,- Hook On beat Kia Ora. -..Third round-Pinkie beat Blue Duck, Hook .,n beat New Unum. Final-- . Morris'. Hook on, 1; Upham and Walter's Pinkie, 2:. Maiden Stake-First, 17/; second, 5/ -Bully beat Trilby, Con beat lownit, Slipper beat Pistol Girl, Horseshoe beat Flash Mick, Kia Ora beat Lady Edna. Second round-B-uiy bea...
BRITISH LABOR PARTY. APPEAL TO BOTHA. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
BRITISH LABOR PARTY. APPEAL TO BOTHA., LONDON, Tuesday. Mr Ramsay Macdonald, on behalf, of the joint Labor organisations, cabled to General Botha, the Prime .Minister of South. Africa, asking him to remem ber the attitude of the British Labor party when South Africa was rent by war, and to withdraw the banishment l]ause of the Indemnity Bill. General Botna replied that he 'was much impressed by the telegram, but ho felt convinced that the withdrawal of the clause would not be in 'the in terests of organised labor in Soiith Africa.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
MINING INTELLIG NClE. It may be pointed out to the di-ec tors of the Central Cathcart Co. (snas the "Australasian"), that an official explanation should be forthcoming as to why no dividend had been paid since December. The yields won from the mine have not been below expecta tions, and unless costs have been excep tionally heavy there ought to have been an accumulation of profits. Surprise was occasioned by the publication of tne statement that the directors intend ed to sink the shaft another 40 feet, with the object of working the gutter down the lead to the eouth. Of course this involves driving a fresh under-level, and will mean a consider able outlay. In the market it has been known that the manager has been experiencing a great deal of difficulty with the workings north of the shaft. The water has been heavy, and the southern crosscut from which No. 1 rise goes up has had to be abandoned. The market had a doubt as to when further dividends were likely to be paid, for a consid...
INDEMNITY BILL. AMENDMENT LOST. CAPETOWN, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
INDEMNITY BILL. AMENDMENT LOST. :2 t CAPETOWN; Tuesday. In the' South African Union.Assem bly yesterday the Indemnity Bill was further considered in committee'.- -; Mr Merriman moved the deletion of the banishment clause. In doing so, he declared that there was no founda tion for the deportation of the Labor leaders except prejudice. Mr Merriman's amendment' was re jected without a division. ... The clause' confirming deportation and banishment was carried "by 72 votes to 15.
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. The following are latest. quotations for local stocks at the Exchanger:- . Cathcart-Buyers, 2/3. Do.. (paids) -Buyers, 2/3 ; sellers, 3/, : : Cathcart Central ?uyersi 27/; ia l lers, 28/. : Langi Logan North--Buyers, 4/3; sellers, 4/11. : Langi Logan, :South--Buyers, .13/; sellers, 13/6. New Langi. Logan=Buyers,,.: 30/1 ; sellers, 30/3; 'sale 30/ ?30/3, Do. (paid)~ Buyers, 34/6. , Upper Langi L'ogan~ Buyers Sd,; sel lers, ld. Do. (paid).--Buyers, 2/9. P.? . E. STANGWA'. ,. Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchanige Sof Melbourne, ?131 Collins Street,; Melbourne. (Tel Privsate telephone, Winds r, Nio. 2?. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent...
ARARAT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
ARA~AT AGRICULTURAL SO0IETY ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS. The annual meeting of members of the Ararat Agricultural, Pastoral, and Horticultural Society was held on Tues day afternoon last at the, Shire Hall. There was a .fair:attendance, andthe P'resident (Mr J. A. :Lewis), occupied the chair., RETIRING FROM OFFICE. :. The President said that the time had arrived for him to retire from office. He could assure them that he had had a most. pleasant time with them. The past year has been' a very successful .ne so far as the society was concerned: the entries had been greater, and. as regards the quality, better, and all through everything had- been '"great +uceess. There was only one cloud that had come over the year's transac tions, 'and they had dealt with it as :hey should have done, and that matter was as regards their late secretary. He hoped that the present year would prove even better annn the last one. The town and district were growing ra pidly, and. if they. re-appointed thetir...
GENERAL ELECTION. POSSIBLY IN THE AUTUMN. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
O GENERAL ELECTION. POSSIBLY IN TJIE AUTUMLN. LONDON, Tuesday. The:changed, tone gdopted by. the RBdical,press, indicates .the.ipossibility of a general election taking place in the autumn, after. ushing home Rule in the event of non-settlemenL. Mr Asquith promised' to 'make a statement concerning the concessions offered to Ulster when moving the se cond reading of the Home Rule Bill on Monday. next. It! is generally agreed that agene ral-election will take place shortly.,. It is reported that. the concessions to Ulster are to be of a sweepingna ture, including executive, control of her own .affairs, and - power to withdraw from the Irish Parliament at a certain time. . .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
LAST WEEK LAST WEEK LAST WEEK] LAST WEEK LAST WEEK LAST WEEK ..` OF' a CUST & SCHOLES' ,o.0 - i a n t ic ...... .. SALE concludes on Saturday Next, 7th March. Final Clearouts in al Departments.-Do not miss this opportunity of securing special bargains. -Remnants and Oddments that have accuhiulated'during the. Sale will be cleared.-Remnants of Lidoleum and"Oilclothle at Special Job Prices. OUST & SCHO0 LES ---THE MAMMOTH STORES 'Phone 18...--Barkly Street; Ararat. DAVID B. MORRIS Is now qmaking GRAT REDUCTIONS In Millinery, :. Costumes;. -Blouses,·: &c. In order to make room for New season's Goods. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE FIRST CLASS GOODS AT LOW PRICES. .. In all other Departments will be'found choice goods all marked at Special Prices to effect a clearance. The quality of goods kept in stock is well known to be the very best, and the prices will be found to be right. AN INSPECTION INVITED.---- GOVERNMENT. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. Melbourne, 2nd M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
5t~b~i6hO OnVOi Halts & Mgt Issue-iet Aug.. 1857. Jabiee-IU6 Aug. 1907. Circ1Isttifg 10 the Agrtcnll BUSINESS DIRECTORY. DVE?TISER GENERA±- PRINIING -OFFICE. Ligar-street, Ararat. Mr THEO. G. GRANO, Hrurrlter-at-Law, .,1, leFnoved is Office to directly OPP,OtITE.?TH..? RNIK OE Bi'NEW SOUTH W ALE A Commieoie r,-T o:f the Supreme ,nn-t ,?f Westr Aunstralia for taring -?,rto ;n Vintoria;. - i mtR H. EWEBB, ,olicýitor,. &G;E ' 'rust lMoney to Lend,. STEWRT W. Rlim, : L.L3I RAIJSTeT' AND OMIOTO? . COMIS&Tci AL HOTEL BUILDINGS BAIKLY STREET A.4RAT. honeys to lend of Freehold and Leanw hnld G?Srritinel tA CARD.] MR H. c. CARSTAIRS,, SOLICITOR Ac., Who hbn purchased the Practice of , MIR ADRIAN AKHUBST, L.L.B., BARRISTER AND SOLICITOB, Barkly Street, Ararat, U NTIL lately conducting . the pra tice of Mr F. H. Eeles, is e?a tinuing to reside and Practice at Ara rat, and has removed to the office lately occupied by Mr H. Dodd. Visits Willaura lit and 8rd Friday. &a...
CRICKET. Navarre v. Crowlands. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
CRICKET. Navarre v. Orowlands. The Navarre Cricket Club visited Crowlands on naturday last, the game resulting in a draw, very much in fa vor of Navarre, the scores being Na varre 229, and Crowlands 9 for 83. Following are the detailed scores : Navarre. IR. M' Lean, c M'Grath, b H. Price 68 C. Lang, b G. Wilkinson ...... 0 A. Lang, b A. Wilson ........ 11 W. Bibby, b A. Wilson ........ 13 M. M'Lean, c M'Grath, b J. Wil liams .. .. .. 40 L. Lang, c N. Price, b J. Williams 3 J. Brown, c M' Grath, b A. Wilson 47 M. Fletcher, b A. Wilson .. .... 10 0. Bibby, b B. Price ........ .. 1 S. Bibby, not out ... ......... 0 Byes ........ .... .... 29 Leg byes .............. 6 No balls ...... ....... 1 Total .. .. ... .. 229 Bowling.-A. Wilson, 4 for 45; G. Wilkinson, 1 for 30; H. Price, 1 for 62 ; B. Price, 1 for 28 ; H. Radford, 0 for 13 ; J. Williams, 2 for 16. Crowlands. A. Wilson, b M. M'Lean .. .. 30 A. Wilkinson, c M'Lean, b M. M' Lean .... 7 II. Radford, c S. Bibby, b . M. M' Lean ... ,....
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
hPORTING INTELLIGENOE. BOWLING. T:he bowling matches which were ar ranged to have been played yestertay between Ararat and Stawell, in counec tion with the pennant, lapsed on ae count of the Stawell Club not being able to get teams together. V.R.C. RACES. The V.R.C. race meeting was con tinued at Flemington on Tuesday with the following results: Hopeful Stakes, 5 furlonge.-Ranty go, 1; Wormwood, 2 ; Van Blene, 3. Won by a head in 1.21 sees. . Ascotvale Stakes, 6 furlongs.-Woo rak, 1 ; Andesine, 2 ; Traquette, 3. Won by five lengths. Time, 1 min 14_ sec. Australian Cup, 21 miles.-Wallaloo, 1; Uhi, 2; UCalamus, 3. Won easily by four lengths. Time, 3 min 56 see. March Steeplechase, about 2 miles. Pladda and Bettewynd, dead heat for first place; Camassade, 3. Time, 4 min 5i see. Bourko "Handicap, 7 furlongs.-Ta danga, 1 ; Gold Brew, 2 ; Brattle, 3. Won by a length and a half. Time, I min 16 sec. Junior Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Toast, 1 ; Lady Cantala, 2; Baverstock, 3. Won by half a length...
SYNTHETIC MEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
SYNTHETIO MEAL. According to the Paris daily papers, a Belgian scientist, If. Effront, has suc ceeded in producing artifieial meat, and this is another advance made by mtdern chemistry, after the synthesis of vege table extracts or perfumes and even the albumens which are the base of living substance. M. Effront now uses a re markable process for industrial prepara. tion of nitrogenous foods at a very low price, and these are said to resemble ordinary meat in a triklng degree: He uses different residues of manufactures which are almost worthless, such as brewery or distillery refuse products, and from these he extracts a food albu men. The refuse material is vrst wash ed, then pressed.and treated by eul phuric acid, and afterwards by lime, be ing then put through other operations which are too long to enumerate, end ing by filtering and evaporating in a vacuum. The result is a pastry ex tract which has a very prinounced taste of meat, and has three times the food value of the latter...
HONESTLY RECOMMENDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
HONESTLY RECOMMENDED. "To anyone suffering, from diarrhoea I can honestly recommend Chambir lain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy as being the most satisfactory remedy on the market," writes Mr.:C. C. hiooper, Wakefield, N.Z. "I have tried all sorts of medicines, but have found no thing equal to;Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Rentedy." .Sold by: Cust and Scholes, Gen. Merchants; .T. A. Wild and mL Gamson, chemists, Barkly street, Ararat.
The Evil that Men Do Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXV. HARTWELL MARRIES A WIFE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 March 1914
[he Evil that I1en Do BY M. P. SHIEL. tuthor of "The Rajah's Sapphire,' "Prince Zaleski," etc. Published by special arrangemen' with Ward, Lock and Co. tAll Rights Reserved.l CHAPTER XXVr -TIARTWELL MARRIES A WIPB. Oswa'd Drayton's imprisonment was sl;o toned only two weeks by the Rome Office, so that he did not get mut until the middle of September. )n the morning when he emerged rom the Holloway gates, there was -lartwell and a carriage waiting to cceive him; and Oswald said "You?"' .ith a curl of the lips. The old club-land life was rather over for. Oswald now, for hough some in that land do nake shor,t-cuts to fortune, and eave time by stealing, between *aving and serving time a distinction s made, the maxim being, as among ,he Spartans, "be not caught," or as n the fairy-tales, "the hand of the ?rincess, if you do it well, beheadal, 4 you miscarry." Oswald, therefore, ishen Hartwell asked him and insist .'d wentfdown to stay at Corton. "How:'did the wedding come off?" he asked-...