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BRITISH LAND REFORM. LLOYD-GEORGE'S SPEECH. 50,000 ADMISSION SEEKERS. LONDON, 18th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
. BRITISII LAPID REFORM. LLOYD-GEOR(UE'S SPIEECH1. 50,000 ADMISSION SiEKER I S. LONDON, 18th January. The interest aroued by thle announce ment that Mr. ]Lloyd-(torge will deriver a speech on the rural- qestion in G!asgowv 01n '.St? inst. is. o gL'eat that no fewer .han 50,000 an;pjications for tickets of ad mission have been received. *IR.. WALTER LUNGC'S VI.\Tf. 3Ir'. Walter Long, M1.1'., speaking in London last evecning, said that if.the C1ina cellor of the E]xchequer were sincere in i'egai:d to larid reforms he could pass a non-controversial measure in six month', creating an intdepcndcint tribunal to lix tenure, grant. compljesartion, and 'rovide , for 'lprotection against unreasonable lessees.
GLENELG DISTRICT. Casterton. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
C.LENELCG DISTRICT. - . (FpOM OUR COPRRSPONDEN'P.. Casterton. The weanther is now about perfect for outdoor work. Yields are well up to the ear?-y estimates. The bats are turning 6ut a very fine sample. A few ciltivators talk of following the e.xample of some who have proved it more profitable to feed their hay and grain to stock than to sell it at present- market rates. Some of the dairy farmers hoave long since realised that good milk yields cannot be: obtaihed from a cow half starved duriig the calf bearing period and in poor condition at calving, -and the present abundance of fodder that is salable only at a low Iigure seems to have quick ened others to recognition .of the fact that there is better prospect of getting a bet ter return for fodder by lieeping their milk herd in good condition or fattening other stock. The potato crops in any kind of soil 'that. 'holds the moisture fairly well, and especially in the r&ver flats, are looking well, and there seems to be now r...
"ULSTER'S RIGHT ARM." LONDON, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
" U;LSTER'S RIGHT ARMZ." S LONDON, 22nd JauiaIry. Speakingr at Southampton last night, Mr. .Austen C'hamberlain, M?P., in referring to the ietention under the iprovisions of the THome Ru!e.Bill of: forily Irish mchller's at Westmitister, said their vot??, would be Iut up for. sale, anid they would expect new • ~0 concessions for Treland. i the last rsort Ulster would save herself with her own right arm, and she would save England by her example.
QUESTION OF SETTLEMENT. LONDON, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
QUESTION??. OF SEJTLEMENTT. LONDON, -2nd January. Addiressing a meeting in London last night, Mr. Syduney Buxton, president of the Board of Trade, referred to the speech on tlhe Home Rule issue made by the leader of. tlie Opposition, Mr. Bonar Law,': at Bristol a few days ago. Mir. Buxton said Mr. Bonar Law's speech partially closed the door upon the settle: ment of the Home Rule quarrel, but the door wasnot.hbarred and bolted, and there was jet time to effect an amicable settle ment.
CENTRAL GIPPSLAND. Trafalgar. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CENTRAL CIPPSLAND. [FROM OUlt CORRESPONDENT.] Trafalgar. A welcome rainfall has had beneficial re sults to crops and grass. In the towns many of the water tanks had given out,' but they are. all replenished now, and the surrounding country already presents a greatly changed appearance. The tuccess of the. potato crops is now assured. The amount of cream received at the Trafalgar Butter Factory is somewhat below this time last year. Dairy farmers say it .is re markable the way-grass has dried up this summer. Stacking is now practically finished, but at-Suniny Creek and Yarragon a good deal of the crop is still in the pad docks. The effects of good work carried out by the rabbit inspectors can be seen in all.directions. Gippsland has been almost entirely free this sumlmer from pests. which usually do a lot of damage--rasshoppers, bush fires and caterpillars. Cattle are in good demand at satisfactory prices. The saw mill at Trafalgar South is now in full swing, and valuable timber is b...
HOME RULE ISSUE. SPEECH BY MR. BIRRELL. LONDON, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HOME RULE ISSUE. SPEECH BY MRI BIRRELL.' , LONDON, 21st January... The Chief Secretary for Ireland, Mr... 3irrell, 'addreosed a' nimecting at 'Batley, in Yorlkshire, last night on the subject of Home Rule.; Mlr. Birrell said that shallow-pated, fca ther-headed people would have them be lieve that the.Irish question only required a general election to settle - it. Noboly knew whit seize of majoritjr woulld satisfy their opponents, who said that a majority favored I-orne Rule, and that Ulster was to be crushed. But if .Ulster was right, why should she be crushed by the odd men at' an" election? It was not true that-a kingle' PIrotetant wvould be thrust out of the Im'perial conetitution; the statement was a mere bogey. The Liberal party ~oiuld push its proposals to the end, but -it wviiuild be evei ready to consider reasoriable suggestions. ;"IF ULTSTER WERE SATISFIED." Speauking at Glasgow last night, Mr. T. M1fKirnnoir Wood, Secret iiy for Scotland, said the Unionists should ,recogni...
JAPAN'S FOREIGN POLICY RELATIONS WITH AMERICA. TOKIO, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
JAPAN'S FOREIGN. POLICY RE.RLATIONS WITHI. AMERICA. TOKIO, 22nd January. In addressing the Japanese Diet yester day Baron MIakino, Minister of Foreign .Affii's, said'the settlement of tilhe Chino Jarpanese crisis in September last was la:gely due to the Anglo-Japanese alliance. IThle colisoli(ation andc-development of the relatiwns bet ween Chinia and Japan were essential to the furthcerance of Japanese interests in China. The replies made by the IUnited States to the Japanese plro tests on the Californian question were un satisfactorly. Othr plans for a settlement cerie being e'aborat d, but he regretted that he was unable to mentipon them.
CHIVALRY AND THEFT. DIAMOND MERCHANTS DUPED. BERLIN, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CHIVALRY AND THEFT. DIAMOND MERCHANTS DUPED. BERLIN, 2lst January. An ingenious and successful ruse by thievcs v as icso·rted to in a Berlin cafe yesterday. VWhile t.vo Am.rican diamond mwechlnts were sit tingR n tlhec cafe an apparent uuarrl took place bettwcen a man and a woman near themn. The man struck the ,voman1 jn the face. The diamond lmerchat~n promptly intcr encd, and a free fight be tween, the Imenll ensued. Durin, the struggle. the woman, who was an ;nte, 0n1 plice of the man who struck Iher, seized the medchants' bags, containing ge?mi to the value of .£10,(00, and inmade her cs,'ape with tlhe rich Lbooty.
STRANGE MURDER CASE. CRIPPLED WOMAN'S REQUEST PHILADELPHIA, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
STRANCE MURDER CASE. CRIPPLED WOMAN'S REQUEIl'ST . PIILADDLPHIIA, 21st January.. An extraordinary 'murder case was cor eluded in the court yesterday. William Berwein, aged 80, a veteran of the civil war, was charged with "having murdered his wife.. Berwvein declared,thmit his wife had been a cpermanent invalid. One day she fell over the stairs, and whilsdt lying in agonyon the floor she begged him to kill her and put her out of her. suffer ings. At first he refused to comply with. the request, (but knowing tlhalt to summ6n dootors .was useless, he took up a board and struck her tipon thie head until she be caine unconscious. He continued the blowsvs until' deathl ensued. Once, when his wife moaned hlie stopped, but she whlisper'ed,. 'Go on William; go on," and he then. com pleted his ghastly task. 'The judge imposed the minimum penally of iinmprisonment for life.
A TIMELY RESCUE. VESSEL SINKS IN ATLANTIC. LONDON, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A TIMELY RESCUE. VESSEL SINKS IN A'L'LANTIO. LONDON, 21st January. Another tragedy of thie sea has )been narrowly averted.. The Cunard liner Lusitania, whilst on the return trip from New York, encoun. tered thle brigant;nr e Mlayllower in a sink ing condition in mid-Atlantic. The first oflicer of the Lusitania, .Ir. Alexander, and a volunteer crew, launched a lifeboat;, but owing to a heavy storm whichL was raging it was found iniposs;b!e to reach the Mayflower. A line thrown from the lifeboat. ]it\ ever,,reached the vessel, and by this means the crew was drawn through the raging yea to safety.
SOUTH WESTERN DISTRICT. Port Fairy. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SOUTH WESTERN DISTRICT. [FROM OUR CORREDPONDENT.] Port Fairy. Thrashing -operations are now in full swing. In some parts the.yields are good, but taking the district as a whole, the aver age is not up to last year. The price of fering for barley (3/ per bushel for best malting) is not a .very payable one to the farmer when all expenses are paid, and it is a most, risky crop to grow. - The quan tity of malting barley for sale in this dis trict will be much below that of last year, but the shortage does not seem to have in creased the price, and many farmers will hold their barley- in the hope of getting a more payable figire. The market for oats is. even worse than fbarley, the best quotation being 1/6 to 1/8 per bushel, at which figure farmers who are paying high rents for their land would not be able to pay expenses. The. potato' crops on the whole are- very good, and it is estimated that 30,000 bags of potatoes have left the Warrnambool district during -the past fort night for Mel...
LONG ODDS! [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
LONG ODDS! The powers of most good players lie- dormnant until aroused by the exigencies of a really difii zfult, though mot Ihopoless, ~task. Tlhe efforts of Ihe grcatcer t players-particularly those of M3or phyi--are often fascinating; at any rate, most? lclcar f"sobsrvable wahen they are rendr.ring. oddui thant are perhaps scarcely within human capa lt-y. to concede, which the followving will prove:--: Remove White's QR and QKt. . \White.-Pil foorphy, Black. -- a. P toK4 .1. P to Kl4 2. P to .KB4. 2. P takes P 3. 1t to B3 3. P to EKI i 4. 1' to B4 4. Q to K2 5. P oto Q 5. P to Qi a. fo taes QP . . P to -QB3 '7. 3 takes IKBP ch a 7. Q .lkes B. 8. Kt to 5 - 8. .Q to 3 :9. Q'to R5 ch 9. K to :K2 710. P to .lilbi I 10. P takes P 11. Castlcs U11. B to 11R3 22. P to' QKt3 12.-Kt to Q2 13. 11 to 3 ch 13. P to 4 14, R to .Q1 b 14. Kt talkes Kt lo. B tak' P ch 15. -to B8 10. Q to. K8 ch 16. Kt to (K2 17.P ? to 45 mate -. - .-: ' .a. A tremendaous :~sacrifice for atack. b.. Exquisitely pla...
LIVE STOCK JOURNAL ALMANAC. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
LIVE STOCK JOURNAL ALMANAC. This annual publication, issued in con nection with the "Live Stock Jouirnal" (London), a copy of which reaches us. by the incoming mail, well maintains the 'higl' class character that it has earned during a number of 'cars. The work. cQmprises 350 pages, including a large number of spe cial articles by- well-known. authorities upori live stock subjects together- 'vith artistic illustrations of prize winning stock. from the leading studs, herds and flocks of Great Britain. The usiral calendar,. diaiy, breeders' tables, breeders' directory and list of fairs and markets are retained. Breeders in all parts of the world will find in this old established .annual the most complete record published of the live stock of the year as a guide to their purchases of stud stock.- The "Almahac" is sold at 1/, or handsomely bound in cloth, 2/, and can be had from booksellers, or from the publishers, Mes?rs: Vinton and Co., Bream's-buildings, Chancery-lane, London.
LADDER SOLUTION TOURNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
LADDER SOLUTION .TOUQRNEY. The twslfth quarter of our Ladder So]utlon Toerliey teoiminaterd '0ith the problemns set on 27th December, .the solutions to whlich were ,ac klnowledged lpst week. The competitors, with their'scores at quarter's end, are:-~ *Natha.lia .. O) . ..... TI..... .... 2611 *Ptl're ?......... 1 .ittle lPtwa .... 1.92 L.A.F. . .. ......... 3 .?Gur'nor ...... 15T "Altieharan ..- .. .. otl "H.T. ........ 114 Paddy ......... 440 Ould Gronrk .... 100o Portanel ....... 1i PTPorth, t's. .... 82 F?R.S. ........ 378 P.L.W. .. .... 11i Lesle .. ,..... : 20O '*Previous winner. "fr. C. 11. Caruell ("Na:tthali:"), of Natituia, Victoriu, wins ihe Ladder prize. This is the second time Mr. Caruell has won this prize, and lhe is -the c:tiy one h, hals .as yet clnimbed twice :to the ladder's itop. We herti;ly congratulate him on hris well-earned winr and wish. him a Epeedy journey to the top again. WVill he kindly" let us know his choice for.ithe prize? "Nathalia,"' having ,reaclhe...
RESULTS OF CULTIVATION COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RESULTS OF CULTIVATION COMPETITION The ~Tater Comm"iesion announces the fdollowing. results of the recent' cultivation" ·ompetitions in the irrigation areasi-. Best Acre of Lucerne i·n Each Distrct. F"?r. prize, £2; second prize, £1.-Shepparton F. "W B.ckham, 1; O. Beckham, 2. Tojgala: T..B Stevens, 1; P. D. Mitchell, 2. Rochester: H. IL Clairke, 1; ..: F. Steward, 2. Siwan rHill:.A Finch, 1. Cohuna: J. Maedonald 1;. C.J. Cran. well, 2. 1 C n Best Acre of Garden:Produce in Each Distr .ct, First prize, £2; second pric-, £L--Shoppartn J. Shawr, 1;. J. *M'Corifril, 2. Toingtsla T, Bj oStevens, L Rochester: T.3. .lCakereadl , 1; A.. Korneman, 2. Cohun-: J.: W. Rimmingtorn, 1;, ITl Stone, 2. SBaest 10 Acres of Lucerne in Any District, £0o --Bamawm: J. M. Sinclair, I; H.. . L larke, hen. mention; Koyuga: W. Gladstone, hon. mention. * Best Acre of Gardezi Produce in Any Dtriha . £5.--Nanueella. :T.. M. Caikebread, 1. : . :;q Bet Cultivated Fari~ Over 40 Acres iin n?sf District, £10.-Nannee...
NEW SOUTH WALES V. QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
NEW SOUT'H WALES V. QUEENIS LAND. 31r. Henry Charliek has given -his award on tlhe -.unfii=d d games ;at boards 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 ?and 10, mi.king the detailed score :;of 'the mnatcli as follows:- ýNew Soutli Wales. Queensland. 1. Spen. Orakanthorp 1 A. .' Ansaldo .. '0 2. J. IL. .JacobEen .. 1 W. Allen ., .. .. : 3. T. 31. .Brad-?ilw . 1 Dr. (.. W .F. Paul U 4. J. !Sedtding .. .; A. D. Kerr ..- .. .. - 5. -I. V. .(-MCle .. .. & ,. L. R. ]o3qCe .. * 6. R. RWbinson .. . 1 C. B. St.' John .. 0 "7. D. fM'irthur .. . , A. Mowely .. . .. 3 •8. A. W. E. Tom . 0 W. A. .Beet .. .. 1 9. R. W. T'Ilomas .. 0 W. *C. Poole .. .. 10. T. E. Roberts .. .. 0 .J. 3f.D Tile .. 1 Total' ..... 5. } Total .... .. 1}