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ARARAT AND DISTRICT RIFLE CLUBS' UNION. SHOOT FOR THE PENNANT.(From our Moyston Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
ARABAT AND DISTRICT RIFLI CLUBS' UNION. SHOOT FOR -THE PENNANT. (From our Moyston Correspondent.) The second teams' shoot for the pen nant presented by the Ararat and Dis trict Rifle Clubs Union took place qn the Moyston range on Saturday. The competition is a scratch one, and four teams are competing, viz., Ararat, Stawell, Pomonal and Moyston. Four matches are to be fired, and the team making the highest aggregate score takes the pennant. Owing to having a weak team in the first match held at P'omonal on 15th November last, the .loyston team came out on that shoot :39 points behind the leading team, Ararat. Moyston were more fortunate in Saturday's match, however, winning by 16 points from the next highest scorers, itawell. Pomonal bad a weak team in the field. The weather coudi. ions were about the worst that could be possibly had for shooting, wind, mirage, and heat making shooting very dlifficult. The conditions were well mastered by Don. Wright, oi Ararat, nud G. Fry, of Pomon...
HOME RULE. PROTEST PETITION. OVER A MILLION APPLICATIONS. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
PROTEST PETITION. OVER A MILLION APPLICATIONS. LONDON, Saturday. - The Unionist Defence League'has re ceived applications for forms for a mil lion signatures- of British declarations against Home Rule. PROPOSED COMPROMISE. SLONDON, Sunday. The newspapers continue to affirm that Mr Asquith is determined that every Irish county shall decide by re ferendum whether it will remain out side the jurisdiction of the Irish Par liament for. five years. . It is expected that Mr Bonar Law and Mr Redmond will speak after ;Mr Asquith in the House of Commons to morrow. The debate will- then be adjourned for a fortnight. . It is understood that Mr Lloyd George has conducted negotiations with the Irish party. Messrs Redmond, Devlin and O'Connor reluctantly agreed to the proposed compromise. Antrim Down, Londonderry and Ar magh are certain' to be struck out of :he Bill. The Nationalist majority in Tyrone and Fermanagh is small, but sure.. The "Observer" says that if the four counties are to be compul...
ARARAT DISTRICT CRICKET PREMIERSHIP. WON BY THE RAILWAY TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
WON BY THE RAILWAY TEAM. The Aarat Railway team have won t the district cricket premierslilp and, the Kendall trophy, having lost only one match. RAILWAYS V. RIYMNEY. Iaving annexed the premiership na stated above, the wailways team visit ed Rhymney on Saturday last with their strongest team, determ ne ta they should go through the season without defeat. But their run of su cess cnam to an end, and they were much disappointcd. The Ararat team managed to put together a score of 131 runs before the last wicket was cap turedl, Outen (32), Beaumont (21), Walters (18), Walker (16), Taylor (15). i and Willan (10), being the chief scor-i crs. Rhymney -esponded with a total of 142, and thus won tile match by 11 runs. At one time, with six of the Rnvmneyites' wickets down for 39, it looked a good thing for the Railway boys. Flower and J. Pola then got to gether, and by very fine cricket, car ried the score on to about 120. Flower covered himself with glory with a score of 50, while J. Pola m...
ON THE OUTPOSTS. EAST AFRICAN FIGHTING. ANOTHER BRITISH HERO. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
ON THX OUTPOSTS. EAST AFRICAN FIGHTING..: ANOTHER BRITISH HERO. LONDON, Sun'day. : A stirring narrative of heroism:and pluck is contained in advices just re ceived from Nairobi, the capital of the British ..East Africa Protectorate. The seene. was. Loiyangerana,. a re mote 'district south:east of Lake .Ru dolf, and six.weeks' march from Nai jLieutenant W. Lloyd Jones (Middle sex Regiment), who is in eommand of the military station at Loiyangerana, and the assistant district commissioner (Mr H.. B. Kitchonmaster), accom panied by 25'of the King's African Rifles (3rd East Africa Battalion),; a score of camels, and a dozen Somali constables, went in search 'ot Abyssin ian elephant raiders,- whom they came upon strongly .stockaded; Not knowing the enemy's "hnumbers, Tieutenant Lloyd: ' Jonhes a?iineied quickly with fifteeni mei :of the rifles, hoping. that 'it voiuld be 'i ces sary to rush only the entranice of the As the robbers did not resrond to a promise 'that their llives? ould be ...
FIGHT IN DESERT. OUTLAWS ATTACK TROOPERS. KHARTOUM, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
FIGHT IN DESERT. OUTLAWS ATTACK TROOPERS. KHARTOUM, Friday. News has been received here of snarp fighting between a band of outlaws and a party of troopers drawn from an Arab battalion, and led by Major J. L. J. Conroy, D.S.O. Major Conroy's little force overtook the outlaws near Wadi iadi, and a fight to the death ensued. All the outlaws were either killed or captured, but, unfortunately, Major Conroy and three of his 'men vere mortally wounded....... (Major James Lionel Joyee. Conroy was in his 41st-year. He belonged'to the Connaught, Rangers, but was, at-. tached to the Egyptian Army. He saw active service in 1898 (Egyptiai. war medal and clasp), and again in South Africa in 1899-1902 (twice wounded, mentioned in despatches thrice, re ceived Queen's Medal, 5 clasps, Eing's Medal, 3 clasps, and D.S.O.)
ARARAT TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
EAERAT TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. MONTHLY -MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Ararat Traders' Association was held last sight. at the Mechanics' Institute. Mr t T. L. Grano (President) occupied the t chair, and there was a good atten- o dance. CORRESPONDENUE. From J. C. Manifold, M.H.it., re- s questing to be informed in regard to postal matters. t It was agreed to inform Mr Manifold t that as it was understood that some 1 assistance was to be granted the association would let the matter stand , in abeyance pending the department's , action. From E. B. Jones, acting Secretary for Railways, re telephone for goods shed, to the effect that there were four I private firms, and it was considered that the traders could make use of them, consequently the request for a telephone to the goods shed will not be granted. It was resolved that the secretary write, informing the Railway D.part men that the association were very dissatisfied with the reply, pointing out that the nearest carrying firm's...
CADET COMPETITION. [?]N COMPANY, ARARAT SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
CADET JOMPETITION. N COMPANY, ARARAT SUG CESSFUL. To decide which team should repre sent this area, 73C0, against Ho-sham 73A--and Dunolly 73B-a competi tion was held during last week. Very keen interest was taken in the matter by both the Stawell and Ararat cadets Victory rested with N Co., Ararat, who won tie battalion competition last year On Wednesday at Ararat N Co. will contest for the honor of representing 1 the battalion at Ballarat on 21st March. The team will also win the battalion bardges for the year. The full points were 992. The scores were i as follow : N Co., Ararat-Shooting 121, com. - nand, 45; inspection, 88 ; physical training, 120 ; Co. drill, 160; skirmish, I 220 ; march pasti 45 ; total, 799. L Co., Stawell-109, 45, 85, 110, 120, c 210, 37, 716. M Co., Ararat-76, 42, 85, 110, 145, t 200, 42, 700. K Co., Stawell-85, 35, 80, 105, 130, E 175, B5,:645.
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
LYcEUM PIOTURES. "When the Earth Trembled": was screened toi alarge and appreceative audience., at the Lyceum Theatre, on Saturday evening last.. The manage ment have secured ' seiisational star picture for Wednesday night's show in "The Money.God."! . A bet was made' that a starving man given a fortunes would be more unhappy in the end;than he was ,when poor. This picture ,is undoubtedly the strongest, and , most dramatic subject ever, projected on the screen.' Another splendid drama in '"The Lien and .the Mouse'.' will be. atiown. along with a large list of assorted pictures.,- , :, According to the Jewish Year Book, the number of Jews in the world is 53 n-2 -6. Of that total Europe has 9,950.175, Asia 484.359. Africa 404,836, America 194.061. Australia 19,415. In Russia the Jewish population numbers 6,045,015. English hostesses do not spend very large sums on floral decorations at con certs and dances, as they did twenty years ago. People still talk of the marvellous ball given b...
DEVELOPING VICTORIA. THE LIBERAL POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
DEVELOPING VICTORIA. THE LIBERAL POLICY. To put men on the land and to afford them no adequate means of reaching the market .is a refined form of cruelty. A selector who takes up a back block may work heroically only to find that all the profit which should be his is lost because he has neither railway nor passable roads. His land nay be rich, his yield may be abundant market prices may be high, and yet almost the whole may be useless to him because he has to take the lightest of loads over the worst of tracks. In two respects at least the Liberal !uarty has done good work, and proposes to do still better work as regards this matter of communication. It appoint d a Railways Standing Committee. Some 20 years ago there was a scandalous bribery of constituencies by the con struction of lines, some of which were obviously useless; both in the city and in the country miles of rails laid in those days of financial insanity have been allowed to rust: Then there came 1 period of cheese-pari...
MINING MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
MININGMANAGERS' REPORTS. Catheart Central Company.-No. 4k rise-One party crossing in wash of fair quality. No. 33 rise-One party panelling in payable wash. No. 3 rise -Two parties panelling; one cross cutting; wash payable. No. 2½ rise Two parties panelling; one crosscut ting; wash of good value. -South-east end-No. 1 branch-No. 1 rise--Three parties crossdutting in wash: of goodt quality South-west off cockloft Wash 2 feet over back laths ; low'value. No. 2 branch-No. '2 rise--outh-west intermediate driven in wash 10 feet; fair prospects at times. This shoot required height, for top deck. 'No. 3 shoot-This has been risen 28. feet from rails. No. 3 branch-This has been started. South-east. main level Distance driven, 50 feet; total past No. 3 branch, 130 feet. Catheart Company.-No. 3 shaft North end, No. 6 rise-Top deck, No. 3 west temporarily. :standing; opened No. 3 east off north .drive and driven 28 feet in profitable wash. . South end, No.. 7 .rise-South off west off south driv...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
UiaING INTELLI GENCE. A: The New Langi Logan was ;he busiest stock in the Melbourne share market .ast week, but rates dropped to 29/9. The south drive from te east T drive off No. 1 rise is reported to be ui in a rough wash of payable quality, T with the water fairly heavy. In the cl north drive the wash is 18 inches over di the back, and is expected 1o come down into the face in a few shifts. A west eroscut off the north has been opened, q the wash being 3 feet over the back. p The water pressure on the bores on Tlursday morning was down to 14j lb. t] Cathcart Central remained uncianged, a ihe only transaction being a sale "at a a imonth" at 27/9. Fair prospects at i [imes are reported in. arivLg tne in- a termediate from No. 2 rise, which is up the required height for the top deck. f No. 3 branch reef drive has been s started. I The yield of Victorian gold for Feb- t ruary was 45,358 ozs gross, or 41,848 t oza fine, valued at £177,760. Compared t with the yield for February of las...
ROSSBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
BO.SSBRIDGB. . (From our own Correspondent.) The alterations and repairs to the State School, which were recommended by t.e School Committee some time.ago, have been satisfactorily carried into ef feet by Mr Bulte, of Ararat.. A new floor. has. been' placed. in the building,. aid other improvements effected.. The School Committee having ex pired by effluxioniof time, a meeting of parents was held to deal with the matter, .but owing to the poor attend ~nce- the business was postponed. to a later date. During the .past"week a Passionist' Mission has been conducted in the Ro man.,Catholie Church, and large congre. gations have assembled to hear one elo quent. and. forceful --addresses.. The. Rev..: T. P.-Williams kindly lent the Anglican Clutch organ for the oeca. sion,.and tnereby added much to the at. tractiveness of the services. Agriculturists and pastoralists are looking anxiously for rain, as owing to the long spell of dry weather tanks and 'dams are very low. The cultivable soil...
THE SMART SET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
THE SBMART SET. The Smart Set Company or English Costume Comedy Entertainers, with their incomparable repertoire of cha racter'sketches, revues, operettas, con' -erted numbers, burlesque drama and original musical comedies in'miniature, are .paying a brief visit to 'Ararat prior to their return to London, at the'.own Hall,. on' Friday next. 'The company includea Mr .Walter George, the emi nenit comedian ; Miss Georgie Martin, a soubrette, of more than ordinary ex pertness, whose quaint singing. and dainty dancing, coupled with an irre sintable personalityj, have made her uni versally, popular ; Miss Mona Thomas, soprauo;' Miss Gwen Evans, contralto; and Mr Ernest Parkes, baritone, w\hose delightful rendering of solo and con certed music is indeed a pleasure to the hearers, while' Mr Edgar Hulland, the nccompanist and solo pianist, more than satisfies by his brilliant technique and masterly execution. Nor must we forget Mr Edward Elliott, with his hu morous conceits and impersonation...
REPRESSING STRIKES. £260,000 ON ESTIMATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
REPRESSING STRIKES. £260,000 ON ESTIMATES. Provision is made in the Estimates for £260.000 to cover the cost of repres sing. strikers, in July and January, in cluding £177,000,: the cost of the mobil, isation in January. . ; : 'LONDON DOCKERS' ACTION. .LONDON, Saturday. fRenter's correspondent at -'Johaunes burg reports that private cablegrams have been received stating that as the result of the London conference, the Transport Workers,: Wood Operatives, and Dockers' Union" have agreed,-a a protest agninst the Indemnity dill, not to handle South African imports or ex ports. : SThei eported Labor leaders, who are in London, affrm the report; hat ar rangements are now in-progress to boy cott South African goods. - , ,Mr Poutsma, speaking at Mile End last night said:- -We must return; and if re-arrested - must know that, when the news reaches England you will cease work immediately." . Hundreds of Laborites, sinngig So" cialistic songs, farewelled'?*:Mr Tom Mann at the Waterloo station...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
DEATHS. M'ARTHUR. - At Horsham, on 7th March, Samuel Peter, dearly beloved eldest son of D. and A. M''Arthur, of Ararat; aged 34 years. MOORFOOT. - On the 4th March, at Jackson's Creek, Andrew, the be- loved son of C. J. and E. Moorfoot; aged 10 weeks and 4 days. K'ING. - On Sunday, the 8th March, at Bowmont, Tatyoon, William King; aged 50 years. &nbsp; IN 'MEMORIAM. SCHOLES - In loving memory of our dear little Melva, who passed away on 9th March, 1912. &nbsp; Inserted by her loving parents and sisters.
MR S. P. M' ARTHUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
MR S. P. M'ARTHUR. &nbsp; Deep regret was expressed in Ararat late on Saturday evening last; when the sad news was circulated that Mr Samuel Peter M'Arthur, eldest son of Mr D. M'Arthur, of Barkly street, had passed away at Horsham that evening at half-past seven o'clock, the cause of death being typhoid fever and pneu- nonia. The deceased, who was in his thirty-fifth- year, followed' the calling of a painter and decorator, and was well known and highly esteemed throughout the Ararat district, where he had practically spent all his life. He was at one time a prominent mem- ber of the Ararat Fire Brigade. For some time past he had been engaged at his trade in the Horsham district, where he also identified himself with the local brigade. He had been ailing for some months previous to his death, but kept to his work till a little over a fortnight ago, when he was taken to the Horsham Hospital, at which institi- ion his mother and father had been in close attendance upon him at ...
MR H. SANDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 March 1914
MR H. SANDY. The friends of Mr J. Sandy, postmas- ter at Shepparton, and formerly of Ara- rat, will learn with regret of the death of his youngest son, Mr Harry Sandy. The young man, who was 16 years of age, had just commenced life as a bank clerk at Maroopna, and was at- tacked by appendicitis. he underwent an operation on Saturday afternoon, but passed away shortly afterwards. MR PATRICK NICHOLSON. Mr Patrick Nicholson, a colonist of sixty years, died on Friday last at his residence at St. Kilda, at the age of eighty years. The deceased arrived in Geelong in the early fifties, and was engaged in land pursuits up to a few years ago, being for some time a reident of Willaura. Deceased leaves a widow and family of eight daughters and six sons to mourn their loss. The &nbsp; remains of deceased were interred ins the Coburg Cemetery yesterday.