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MINING COMPANIES SEEK AID. THE ARARAT FIELD. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
MINING OOMPANIES SEEB AID. THE ARARAT FIELD. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. Mr J. D. Brown, Minister for Mines, told a deputation to-day that he de-, sired to be cautious about assisting mining companies to carry out boring operations that were not in consonance with a national policy. The deputation asked for assistance to the North, Central and Lower Langi Logan alluvial line, near Ararat . _ Mr Brown said that he would con sult Mr Herman before giving a final: reply; but be thought that the depart-, ment did its duty if it showed the mining companies where the alluvial leads were.
The Evil that Men Do, Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXVIII (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
fV l l 3a l fler Do, IY M1. P. StIEL. )f uthor of "The Rajah's Sapphire,' Ir "Prince Zaleski." etc. t Published by special arrangement :t with Ward, Lock and Co. hli TAll Rights Reserved.l ci CHAPTER XXVIII. (Continued.) 21 And "Dra:,tang" aid this unknown ,v lar ?.eil were so precisely alike that lariil, the wife of Hartwell, believed h i:l th,, were one. fi 'That wras odd! and yet not so odd; n ,e Count remembered how "Dray. D aug" came to be so unlike his bro. c ier Oswald. Julia had told him the m tory-how "Draytong" was the image a f a captain who had extravagantl ?rrified his mother. But since this a outh African Hartwell, having "the ame face" as "Draytong," must. alsc a e the image of that captain, then P here may have been two terrified aothers- Dulaunay decided thati t ;is must really have been so. Ii -Iartwcll, therefore, had taken the t aame of 'Draytoug" in South Africa, nd there married Martha Harper. .his was what the Count at first con. luded; but at once this theory...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
LATEST I TELLIGENOE. (By Wire.) MELBOURNE, Wednesday. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. Executive action was takeL to-day to call the Federal Parliament together for business on 15th April. Presided over by the Governor-General, the Ex ecutive Council approved of the issue of a proclamation to the date namied, when the session is to be opened. AN EXPENSIVE WOMAN. Mr Justice A'Beckett, to-day gave judgment in a claim by Incley Pro prietary, Ltd., ladies' tailors, against Susan Hoyle HIall, of St. Kilda road, fur £465/1S/7, balance of account. The evidence showed that since January, 1913, she had had £700 worth of cloth inl from plaintiffs, antl had paid £250 on account. MURDERER EXECUTED. Joseph Henry Belbin was executed at 8 o'clock to-day at. the Hobart gaol for the murder of Margaret Catherine Ledwell at Chestunt. The condemned man is reported to have been entirely resigned to his fate. Prior to the bolt being drawn, he said, ''God have mercy on my soul." Death was instantan eous. DEATII OF OLD...
BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COM PANY. In consequence of the great success of this talented and popular company in Hamilton, Mr Cole has decided to extend his season there, and they will not make their re-appearance in Ara rat on Saturday, the 14th inst., as pre viously advertised, but will appear on Tuesday night, the 17th inst., in their snow white, spacious, and comfortable marquee, located at the corner of King and Barkly streets. The opening pro duction on Tuesday night will be the romantic and patriotic Irish drama, "Irish Pluck," a play new to Ararat theatregoers, and every night during their stay, there will be a change of programme. They have an ex tensive repertoire, consisting of over 200 dramas to choose from, so that patrons of the drama in Ararat and the surrounding districts will find their tastes well catered for, and as the com pany established themselves as warm favorites on the occasion of their first tour here four years ago, they may rest assured of liberal patronage, on t...
FIRE BRIGADES' DEMONSTRATION. GREAT SUCCESS OF ARARAT BRIGADE. SECOND IN THE CHAMPION EIGHTS. BENDIGO, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
FIRE. BRIGDESB' DEMOISTRA TION. GREAT SUCCVSS OF ARARAT BRIGADE. SECOND IN THE CHAMPION S IGHTS. BENDIGO, Wednesday.. The annual Fire Brigades ' Demon stration commenced last night,. with a grand torchlight' procession, in which 124 brigades and quite a number of urass and pipe bands took part. The competitions were commenced to-day. The following are the re sults: CHAMPION HOSE EIGHTS CLASS A. Long Gully ........ ..: 1 Ararat .... .. 2 .Eaglehawk ........... 3 This contest was a very exciting one, especially as Ararat and Eagle hawk, who tied for the grand aggre gate last year, were left in towards the end. The final runs were most excit ng, Ararat being just beaten for first place. There was much excitement at Eaglehawk being beaten for second place. CLASS C-HOSE FOURS. Swan Hill, 24 sees..... .... 1 Cobram, 24 2-5 sees. ...... 2 Belmont .. ...... ... 3 CLASS B.--HOSE SIXES. Koroit...... ........ .. 1 FOUR MEN MARSHALL EVENT. Kyabram, 10 sees ........ 1 Swan Hill, 10 2-5 sees .......
ELMHURST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
ELMHURST. (From our Correspondent.) Almost every householder in our little town is without good drinking water. " Water is being supplied prin ýipally now from the- shire windmill, which, up to the present, has been do ing- excellent work. .The potato crops are suffering from .he dry weather. In -a good many instances the crops are withering off, and a large area is under cultivation this year. - - The Elmhurst Cricket Club has car ried off the district premiership, with Lcxton second. ,The little railway through. here is sometimes a convenience, being about equal to inconvenience. You need not expect goods till -you see them. Very often they come through, but are overcarried and. lodged further along the line. After a few days or a .week they come back again. The train service is miserable, and there are. no trucks available. Wood cut tersisay it takes about a week for a truck of wood to reach the Langi Logan.
THE SMART SET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
THE SMART SET. Arrangements have bee. completed for the first appearance in Ararat of Mr Walter George's Smart Set Costume Comedy Entertainers, who will appear at the Town Hall to-morrow (Friday) for one night: The company have been most aptly named, as their per formance from' the first to last is very bright and smart. The charac ter studies of Miss Georgie Martin simply convulses the audience, as this talented and accomplished artiste is a star that shines with sparkling humor and droll vivacity ; the singing of Miss Gwen Evans (contralto), Miss Mona Thomas (soprano), and Mr Ernest Parkes (baritone),- is of the highest class. No other combination has a versatile artist of the calibre of Mr Walter George, whose stock in trade for causing unrestrained hilarity in his audience is unlimnited. Mr Edward Elliott, eccentric comedian, is the au thor of many of the sketches produced by the Smart Set, and, assisted by Sun shine James, contributes quite an in teresting and diverting ventril...
RAILWAY PROSECUTION. A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER FINED. COMPLAINT FROM THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
RAILWAY PROSECUTION. A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER FINED. COMPLAINT FROM THE MAYOR. Yesterday morning, at the Ararat Po lice Court, Messrs G. Burn and E. J., c Simpson, J.sr., presided, when Joseph fe Dean, an officer of the Railway of Departmeut, proceeded against a com- et mercial traveller named T. B. Hughes of for using insulting language at the Ara- Iw rat railway station on the 3rd January last. Mr Grano appeared on behalf of ,he department to prosecute, and there was no appearance of thtedefendant. Mr Grano stated that proceedings w were taken under the by-laws .of tile department. On the evening in ques tion the defendant was passing through otie barrier at the railway station into the vestibule, when the porter in charge i of the barrier asked him where he came from, when defendant told him to mind his own business. The porter asked him the question a second time, a when defendant told him to mind his ie own b- business. The porter then L said that he was not going to be in sulted...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
F7I.R SALE, Cheap, TICETS for i S -Landscape View of Ararat. Art Union, 6d. WYorkers Compensation Act 1914 Under this Act it is Compulsory , OR Every Employer of Labor. of any description-whether Domes tie Servants or other Workers of any kind TO INSURE Against their liabilities for injuries sus tained by their Workpeople. THE Mercantile Mutual- Insurance C10. LTD., Is now prepared to Indemnify Employ ers of All Risks under the above Act. For further Particulars enquire from their Agents, MACKAY & THOMSON, : Grocers, Ararat. BOB ELDRIDGE, THE WELL KNOWN BUILDER AND CONTRACTOS. IF you are about to Build get my .1 Price before deciding. It will cost you nothing, and may save yoe pounds. Plans and Specifications cad be supplied. HOURSE MOVED AND RENOVATED JOINERY. ALTERATIONS, RENOVA TIONS OF PROPERTY, ETC. Private Address-High Street. Ring up No. 65. £1000 In Prizes. £1000. MELBOURNE EIGHT HOURS ArT UNION Acknowledged to be one of the most Igenuine of all the Art Unions ever h...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
GENERAL. The two Australian submarines, with their escort, H.M.S. Eclipse, put in it Gibraltar on Tuesday, to enable. the A.E.2 to be docked, so that a damaged propellor.blado may oe repaired. There was a flaw in the blade. In the House of Commons on Monday Mr Hobhouse, in moving the second reading of the Plumage Bill, said that evidence in support of the measure from travellers,- sportsmen, and others was overwhelming. The plumage of 77,000 egrets, 25,000 humming birds, and 162,000 kingfishere had been 'sold in London since June, 1913. The Pa. puan bird of Paradipe and the Austra lian lyre bird had almost been exter minated. Mr Hobhouse. declared that Great Britain was acting towards, the Colonies as the receiver of stolen goods. The, motion for the second- reading was agreed to by 284 votes to 27. SAnother aviation tragedy is report ed, this time from Uphavon Aerodrome. Captain C. P. Downer, of the North hiampton Rifles,. a beginner in aerial flight, rose to a height of 2000 feet....
SUFFRAGETTE VANDALS. RAID ON NATIONAL GALLERY. £45,000 PICTURE RUINED. THE DESTROYER ARRESTED. LONDON, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
SUFPRAGETTE VANDALS. RAID ON NATIONAL GALLERY. £45,000 PICTURE RUINED. THE DESTROYER ARRESTED. LONDON, Tuesday Night. Mary Richardson, a notorious suf fragette, was arrested to-day for a gross act of vandalism. Eluding the guards round the National Gallery, she made her way into the building, and attacked the celebrated Venus ande Cupid of Velasquez, with a hatchet. This picture was purchased in 1906, for £45,000, and. the damage done by the fanatic is estimated at £10,000. Richardson was brought before the court and committed for trial, no bail being allowed. She expressed her will ingness to die if needs be. She had, she said, destroyed the most beautiful woman in mythology, as a revenge-for the acts of the Government in seeking to destroy Mrs Pankhurst. TWhen arrested she said :--"I am a suffragette, and I broke the picture. You can get another picture, but not another life. -M'Kenna can only re lease me as he has had to do before, or he can let me die." As a result of the outrag...
MEXICAN BARBARITY. TEXAN RANGER KILLED. INDICATIONS OF TORTURE. NEW YORK, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
MEXICAN BARBARITY. STEXAN BANGER BILLED ;, INDICATIONS OF TORTURE. - ?EW YORK, Monday:-. News from Laredo ..(Texas) states thht"an examination of. the body of Clements Vergara, . a Texan Ranger, whlo was killed by Mexican Federal sol diers, shows that his skull was criished in by a blow from a rifle-butt. There are .gunsh'ot, wounds .in ,his head and neck, and one, hand is niuitlated aid burned. This last injury indicates that the ill-fated man was tortured before using killed. Men,. wno.. are believed to belong.to the Texas Rangers, restor ed .thc body.tob.is grave again at the conclusion of the. examination. .. The commandant of. the Texas Rangers de nies that any of his men participated in the :ride into Mexican territory ;to examine the body.. (The: Mexicans claimsd to have exe cuted Vergara after trial 'by court martial.) - -
DEPORTED STRIKERS. NOT PERPETUAL EXILE. STATEMENT BY MR SMUTS. CAPETOWN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
DEPORTED STRIKERS. NOT PERPETUAL EXILE. STATEMENT BY MR SMUTS. CAPETOWN, Monday. An important statement was made by General Smuts, Minister of Finance and Defence, when moving the third reading of the Indemnity Bill in the Union Assembly to-day. Referring to the Government's re fusal to delete the clause banishing the deported strike leaders, he emphasised the point that the banishment was not necessarily perpetual. A temporary permit could be issued under the Im migration Act to allow the return of any of the deported men who could make out a satisfactory ease. INDEMNITY BILL PASSED. CAPETOWN, Monday Night. The third reading of the Indemnity Bill was passed to-day by 70 votes to 12. THE THREATENED BOYCOTT. I te LONDON, Tuesday. In the course of an interview yester day, Mr Poutsma declared that at the psychological moment the deported Labor leaders would return to South Africa with a solemn promise -from British trade. unionists that if they, a'e:interfered with on arrival a .boy ot...
FIRE HORROR. THE ST. LOUIS TRAGEDY. MANY STILL MISSING. NEW YORK, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
FIRE HORRO. THE ST. LOUIS TRAGEDY. MANY STILL MISSING. INEW YORK, 4Monday. .The. sensation of the moment is the dreadful holocaust at St.: Louis (Mis souri) last night, when a whole block in the heart of the city was destroyed by fire, and many lives were lost. The latest news is that six men are known to have perished in the flames, while dozens of others cannot be ac counted for, and the gravest fears are entertained for their safety. Forty other occupants of the it. Louis Ath letic Club's building, who escaped alive, are injured, many of them severely. Although the firemen answered the call with the greatest promptitude, they found flames shooting out of the win dows when they arrived. Some of the men jumped from upstair windows to the streets. Others, more collected, lowered themselves by using their bed clothes as a rope. Time after time the firefighters were in grave peril from falling walls. The boilers in the base ments exploded, and deluged the ruins with steam. The gallant...
SENATE DISCUSSION. HOPE OF AVOIDING WAR. WASHINGTON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
SENATE DISCUSSION. IIOPE OF' AVOIDING WAR. S WASHINGTON, Tuesday. In the United States Senate yestei day, Senator Falls pointed out-the dan ger of'Germany refusing to respect the Monroe doctrine if a German subject lost his life in Mexico. -" Senator "Fls pleaded that 'interven tion was necessary in order to prevent inevitable war. Other couintries, she said, were not likely to be so compla cent as Great Britain over the Benton case. :Senator Shiveley, Acting-chairman. of the. Foreign Relations Oommittee, de clared that the proposition made by Senator Falls was not likely to prevent war, but more likely to cause it. \ He added that those responsible for the American foreign policy were doing everything possible, to work out the so lution of the Mexican difficulty without involving :war.