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BRITISH APPEAL FAILS. London, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
ILIll'I'SH APPEAL PAILS. London. Jan. 16. 'llhi British domnmittee formed to collee subscriotions for. and to ad minister the Olvymic Games Fund has voluntarily di.soalved owine to the poor resooliso hade to its appeal. Only £11.000 was received, and half of this was hIt conditional. As this amount is ,uite inadequate for a com prehensive scheme. the conmmittee has allmiated £1.200 for various purposes, includine the salary of W. Knox, a Canadian. who has been ehoseil ai chief trainer of the BritiStl team. 'The emiditional subscriotions have been. handed to the British Olympic Couinil.
BILLIARDS. REECE'S FINE RECOVERY. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
BILLIARDS. ---c--M- 1IEEOE'S FINE RECOVER11Y. (Fel.ter'e Teleraxm.) London, Jan. 16.E Tbn le Rece made a fine recovery to (lay in his match of 18,000 up against George Gray. When play coasod last evening the Australian was 110 to the good, but Reece had the better of it tiul afternoon anid evening. lHo put together a broak of .194, and in the two sessions scored 1,857 to 1,105, finishing u? 642 in the k-lead. The scores now stand.: Reece (rec. 2,000), 14,962: Gray, '14,320.
BELCHING VOLCANO. THE JAPANESE HORROR. REFUGEE'S THRILLING STORY. CITY BURIED BY ASHES. (Reuter's Telegram.) Tokio, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
.BELCHING VOLCANO. t;TA : 1i4pS RR F,. SEFUGEE'S THRILLING STORY. :CITY BURIED BY ASHES,. -. (Ruter'sa Telegram.) . S Tokio, Jan. 10. 'lieJDapanese second cruiser squad ron 'has' arriived t ,Kfiagoshiima to rdiu ideli aill thel assistiince it can to the survivors of ,the' Skura-biman. catis trophe. I Pr iniles aid miles the aspect -f nature has been completely altered by the eruption, and the city of ago shima to-day lies buried beneath i5 feet of ashes.-. :; ., 'A thrilling story of the eruption has bi6ien furnished. by', a refugee ' from Kagoshima. 'Tis man relates that rumblings began in the early hours rf Saturday last. They were accomnpani ccl by:l?udeous noises. Rtealising that . great volcanic outburst was threaten ing, no onle in Kagoshima slept for the rest of the night. I?istead, they prepared food and; packed it to !e ready for emergenies. Oni Monday the position was judg ed to be so serious that the women and children were sent away.. It; was on that day that the r oupti...
ENORMOUS BLOCKS OF LAVA. AS LARGE AS HOUSES. Tokio, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
SENORMOUS BLOOKS OF LAVA. S.:AS. LnRGE AS HOUSES.' STokio, Jan. 10. A later message says that of the 12,000 iihabitants of Sakurashima, a,000 are accounted for.The fate of the rest is unknown. One hundred thousand persons are Ihomeless onthe mainland. Lava stone blocked the railway 230 miles away. Blocks of lava, the size of houses,were thrown up. -Although the principal volcanoes of lapan are active, no further disaster is feared, as-Sakuraslhima is regarded as a safety valve. The foreign missionaries are safe.
THE IRISH QUESTION. MR. BONAR LAW'S WARNING. DRIFTING TO CIVIL WAR. A STRONG SPEECH. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
THE" IRISH QUESTIONI ,M. .d OIAR LAW'SWARNINQ. 'DRIFTING f6 C iVL WA. O STRONG SPEECH. (Reuter'. Telegram.) i hMr; Bohiar iw,-.M:P:; lelder- of the Unionist Party; delivered an aimport, ant speech at Bristol this'evening. Hle declared, tht, the position in Ulster was far more serious than the Governnent or the country realised. 'ihey were drifting inevitably to a civil war, which would shatter the whole fabric of their niitional exist ence. There 3uid. been conversittion? betiteen tlh plirty leaders, but with out result. 'l) o Goveoimoent desired a peaceful solution; but the position un der which they held office made' it ii possible for tliem to take the only step affording a peaceful solution. If th0i Goveinment welnt straight on, continued M;r; Bonar Iliw, the issue could not be decided without bloodshed. if -the Government could unko at proposal th do away with the prospect of civil war the Opposition wais ready. to conrider it with a real desire to accept the proposal, if it we...
WRECKED MAIL LINER. NO HOPE OF SAVING. PASSENGERS SUFFER SEVERELY. (Reuter's Telegram.) [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
_WRHCKEDMAIL LINER. -0--- NO HOPE OF SAVING. 1'ASSENGERS SUFFER SEVERELY. ' (Rute?f'as. Telegram.) Halifax (Nova Scotin); Jan. 1(i. The c!iptain and 11 members of the eCret?? if tb lbRoyaulail et sdaer Cobequid, which 'struck" ni T'rihity Ioak, off Port Maitland (Nova Scotia) oron Woediiesday, are still abbmla. It is considered that there is no hope of saving the liner. Wheri the ship struck on tho rocks the passeng ers thogbilit'tlit' theYe i~hs little cf.ince of escano from death, but.the ealtfain and his officers reassuied them; consequently. the women aid children, who \ire~ the first to bo re scued; left th? Cobegqiid ht'nia ordierly imanner. Most of the passengers are frost hitten, and all aboard suffered greatly from tho snowstorm 'which was raging when the steamer was wt'eied. *It is believhed, howeirer,, that all iill re cover.
LONDON MARKETS. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 16. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
LONDON MARKETS. (Reuter's Teleiram.) London, Jan.16. WHEAT. The market for wheat cargoes is from i d to :3dkl. highei. There is a slightly better demand owing to thd delay of Argentine shipments owing to wet heather ,and a reduction of the estiniato of the Australian. surplus. Ausfialian wheat on spot is small,and the supply is quoted at 38/6. BUTTER. There is a steady trade in butter. Olioicest Australian, salted, 112/ to 114/; unsalted 114/; . exceptionally; 1161: second grades 1011 to 110/; New Zealand choicest 1161to 1181. lDanish -2.5/ to 128/. .
MAYOR OF PRETORIA. RELEASED ON BAIL. Pretoria, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
'1WAYOR OF PRETORIA:- 6'i' , RELEASED :ON' BAIL ' SPretoria, Jdin 16. • The M?avoraof Pretoria, who rw?V¢?: amongst th t ento y e i arrested, at :he` railway.. strikes'.? 'headquarters, I?h i been released on . his own recoghio .' n.Th martiallaw Iauthorities heroe i" foriin Reýter that," in" conisequence 6f events.'at Benoiiiisomne lhiindreds. cf strikers weri .arrested :yesterday: It i" hoped that :siminlar'" drastic action wll not be :necessarys in: other, parts.
BRIDGE TORN AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 17 January 1914
BRIiDGE TOR'S" AIVAY. tWen the. great White Star liner Oceanic, 17,274 tons, arrived in New York to-tla. she she wed signs of hav ing met witli a severe buffeting on the trin acroes tlhe Atlantic. i'r bridge had disappeared, and in iuiry elicited liie fact that a gigan-tic iea- had tornm it 'elean away from its fasteniilg. . Th' c??:ptain reported hivifig met with heavy gales and snbir staoms. The heavy seas had damaged ith .steerinii gear.. The Oceanic had 302 passengers, aboard.