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PRESS COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
PRESS COMMENTS. ' The "'Daily ChroLicle," commenting on the Goverument's proposals, 'says that the time limit is not very material. It asks :--" Why should not Ulster have a referendum every three years ?" The "Daily News" declares that "the threat of civil war is being used to restore the supremacy of the Lords, and that the Ulster farmers are being drilled in order to deprive democracy of the fruits of victory won in 1910." Ths "Daily News" declares that "if the very generous terms offered by the Premier are rejected, the country will ask for the severe repression of the rebel movement." The "Daily Mail" says :-"General disapploitment is felt at Mr Asquith's proposals, which are not practicable. The defect lies in the time limit."
THREE ROADS CONSIDERED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
• THREE ROADS CONSIDERED. The Prime Minister proceeded to say. that the Government had considered three roads that might lead out of the difliculties of the position. The first of these was Home Rule within Home Rule, which did not commend itself to any? of the parties., The second was the inclusion of the whole of Ireland, with option for the Ulster counties to recede after a period,-but this w'ay out also possessed fatal drawbacks. The third road was exclusion 'for Ulster. The Government had decided that Ui+ ster should- be allowed 'to say whether she desired exclusion. -To this end a poll of, the electors of 'Ulster would be taken before the Home Rule -Bill be came operative.- If the -voting was in favor of:exclusion, the period of six years would date from the first meeting of the Irish Parliament. Mr Asquith added: that he- considered that the term decided upon would afford ample time to test the new Parliament, and the electors of the United Kingdoin would be able to say wheth...
SUFFRAGETTE SIEGE. SIR E. CARSON YIELDS. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
SUFFRAGETTE SIEGE. SIR E. CARSON YIELDS. LONDON, Monday. The Suffragette siege of the residence of Sir Edward Carson, M?P., ended In his capitulating and granting an inter view to "a deputation, which wantied to know whether women's suffrage was to be included in the plans for a provi sional government of Ulster.. The reply of Sir Edward to the re presentations of the Suffragettes has not been' divulged, but it is known that the deputation was greatly dissatisfied ivith its purport,
MR REDMOND'S SUGGESTION. PARLIAMENT NOT TO BE OVERAWED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
MR REDMOND'S SUGGESTION. PARLIAMENT NOT TO BE OVER AWED. Mr Redmond said that "If Ulster frankly accepted the Government's proposals as a basis of peace, we will tccept them in the same spirit. It will be a tragedy if Sir Edward Car son and his friends refuse to assist in creating Government in Ireland, and they will live to see that that they have taken a wrong course.' Mr Redmond. coutiuuing, said: "If the Opposition, in a moment of unwisdom and passion, reject this far reaching, generous suggestion, they (the Government) owe it to Ireland andi the Empire to put the bill on the Statute Book without delay, and face witu firmness any movement to over awe Parliament and subvert the law by the menace of arms."
MR BONAR LAW'S CRITICISM. REFERENDUM URGED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
MR BONAX - LAW'S CRITICISM. REFERENDUM URGED. Mr Bonar Law, said. the Prime Min ister's proposals were equivalent to saying to Ulster :--' By organisation >xtending over three years -you have .alaced yourselves in." an, impregnable position. I, therefore, ldon't ask you :o submit now to. the National Parlia ment, but ask you to.destroy your or ;anisation, .leave. your fortress, and wvhen you are weak you, will be com Delled to do what you cannot be com pelled to do to-day."' Does -the Prime Minister consider that reasonable 1 asked Mr Bonar Law:. ".1-think the proposals are utterly futile. If the Government is unwilling to have a general election,-it can put the pro posals outlined to-day into a bill, and attach a- clause necessitating that the bill be submitted to the country for a plain yes or no. If the Government does this, I shall do everything pos sible to enable them to carry the refer endum n'into effect." ......
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
BEREAVEMENT CARD. M R D. M'ARTHUR and Family de- &nbsp; sire to Thank their numerous &nbsp; friends for their kind expressions, let- ters and cards of sympathy during their recent sad bereavement; especially the Members of the Horsham and Ara rat Fire Brigades for their tokens of sympathy.
SOCIAL NOTES. HARRIS—BOOTHBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. HARRIS-BOOTHBY. A very pretty wedding was celebrat- &nbsp; ed in the Church of- England, Great &nbsp; Western, on Saturday, when Miss Maud Harris, daughter of- Mr W. N. Harris, of Great Western, was married to Mr B. Boothby, of Stawell. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. H. E. Nol- tenius, of Ararat. The church had been prettily decorated by the friends of the bride, and a large white wedding bell was suspended over the happy pair. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a dress of cream silk, richly trimmed with silk lace and insertion. The customary veil was worn, and a beautiful bouquet of roses and ferns also carried. The bridesmaid, Miss Elsie Harris, sister of' the bride, and Miss Ursula Chamings, niece of the bride, were dressed in pink silk, with white mob caps, and had bouquets of pink lilies and ferns. They wore the gifts of the bridegroom - a gold bangle and brooch. The bride's &nbsp; mother was dressed in ...
CRICKET. Crowlands v. Joel Joel. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 12 March 1914
CRICKET. Crowlands v. Joel Joel. Crowlands and Joel Joel cricket teams met on ..e ground of the latter on Saturday last. The game resulted in a victory for Joel Joel. The scores were as follows: Crowlands. A. Wilkinson, c Hodgetts, b Farish 27 Radford, a Hodgetts, b Farish .. 16 Shields, b Potter .......... 18 U. Wilkinson, c M' Culloch, b Fa. rish ......... ........1S Price, b Potter .......... 10 W. M;'Grath,. c Moore, b Farish .. 19 Grifin, b Potter .. ........ 0 W. Shields, b Potter .. .. .. .. 0 Flavell, b Potter ............ 0 W'illiams, run out .......... 4 H. Price, not out .......... 0 Sundries ........ .. .. 4 Total .............. 116 Bowling-Potter, 5 for 22; Farish, 4 for 30; M'Culloch, 0 for 39; M'Lachlan 0 for 3; Hodgetts, 0 for 4; E. Potter, 0 for 14. Joel Joel. Moore, lbw., b Wilkinson .... 14 Vance, b Price..... .. ...... 4 Palmer, b Wilkinson.. ........ 6 Farish, retired ......... . 74 .' Lachlan, b Shields .. .. 19 I' Culloch, b Shields'.. ...... Hodgetts, e Griff...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. HOME RULE BILL. MINISTERS AND NATIONALISTS. LENGTHY CONFERENCE. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS. BEUTEE'S SPEOIA.LS. EOME RULE BILL. MINISTERS AND NATIO:ALI TS. LENGTHY CONFEREN l.C S LONDON, Wednesday. Prior to the meeting of the Cabinet today Mr ilrrell, Chief Secretary for Ireland, and Messrs John Redmond, M.P., the Nationalist leader, John Dillon, Nationalist M.P. J. Devlin Nationalist M.P., ond T. P. O'Cornor, Natlonalist M.P., had breakfast with Mr Lloyd George. The conference laet ed for an hour and a half, but nothing Las transpired as to its deliberations or decisions.
MAROONA TO GHERINGHAP LINE. EFFECT ON TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
MAROONA TO .GHERINGHAP LINE. EFFECT ON TRAFFIO. The nallarat corrcspondent; of the "Age'' writes :-It' is stated that, since the rceunt opening of- the maina lind from Maroon ato `liei?iglihaptl~ail way tr:fllie throulgh'Ballarat to the iea hoard haIc shown a malrked falling off. vWhrat and'. other -conisignmbnts'. from Mallco and Wirtinera ilistiiets no` go str:ight through to6 Geelong and Mel-' beounc via Olheringlhap;-insteaddof pass ir, through Ballarat; while the produie of the western plains is also sent to the seaboard by this route. ailway men state that sinice the opening of'"the bie in question and diversion of the' traffic, the Bsllarat coeniitre, has had a decrease of about 25 hands among.its locomotive eiployes, some of whom have been put on to work as cleaners in the engine, sheds, while others have been transferred to various large railway centres. Sonime Ballarat rail. Way emiployes are, it is stated, now tak ing their holida-s,?'a hitherto unusual occurrence at'this...
THE PUBLIC HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
TIHE PUDLIC HEALTH. A; good wholesome public opinion is being Eteadily developed in connec tion with health matters and hygienic laws, but in this direction itis a re imarkable fact that progresss is'nvaii ably slow. Many old prejudices die slowly and there is more popular ignor an?e in connection with hygiene,than many will admit. The health 'Board is, however, endeavoring to.iiiake muni cipal authorities and the' public' gene rally recognise their. responisibilities,, both individually and collectively. At one time we looked on complaeeitlyh at common drinking cups at stieet "foib tains, railway stations, etc., but' now as a general rule these are shunnedtby: all buhit very careless people.' The oard is nos directing attention to.the filthy and dangerous practices which 'prevall at many public sports meeotigs.. At all hotels and refreshment rooms . pro per methods must be .adopted for cleansing glasses used at bari,gbut go to a racecourse or sports ground any. 'where and watch the...
PEOPLING THE COMMONWEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
PEOPLINo TIHE COMMONWEALTB; The second interim report of the Roys atl Commission which is inquiring intb the industrial resoutces, the trade and legislation of some portions ofitho Bri. tish dominions, is timely,,,because ,it deals largely with immigration to Aus tralia. So far there, hsp:been no re sult frcm our efforts to.people. our;:va calt spaces which are: at ..all. . ade noite. There has been 'a flood oftalk,. rot a little earnest work; and theonet result has been not to increase the pro. ductive population iu the country: districts, but merely to' add a limited nmliher to the already '.overerowded ,ithie of the various States,' but. prini., pally Melbourne and Sydney: The Commissioners realise this,- and urge that if Australia wants 'immigrants,?it mrst take youths, no matter if they are city trained, and put them on the land. Aus.tralia will not be able to tempt away many adults from the farm~s f the ohl world, butmust-take dit;y:bred lads and train them to agriculture: It ...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER A NEEDED IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
0MBLBOURNE LETMEE.' A NEEDED IMPROVEMENT. During the recent hot weather (thn'ank goodness it is the recent hot weather) the travelling.publie, or at least a sec tion of it which has long distance journeys to make, have -had forced up. on them the necessity of some better provision being made for their comfort. Iced water is provided in the trains for those who care to indulge in it, but there are some people who do not carry drinking vessels with them in their lug gage, and who object to the common glass on hygienic and health grounds. All who travel either on tne Sydney or Adelaide express have, the advantage of tie dining car at their disposal, and this is so freely availed of that the doe partment shows a clear' financial gain. It may be contended that the running of a dining car on all long distance trains must involve the State railways in loss, and no doubt there are good ,,ounds for such an assertion. Such an equipment on all the trains is not necessary: but something more th...
NEW PROCESS OF STERILISING MILK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
NEW PROCESS OF STERILISING MILK. A new process of sterilising milk anud other foods has been intented by Mr A. Rutter, rccently scienco master at 'he Gordon College, Ocelong. The claim is made of the process that it destroys zornms by moans of nascent oxygen, and it is said to consist of adding min' inmised amounts of harmless peroxide of a metal to the food without producing :he elightest injurious action. The net e:rlt of the destruction of injurious mnicrobes in milk is said to give an arT ticle suited for infants and invalids, 'which can deteriorate slowly, even un. Icdr the worst conditions and the nutri. VSee qualities of which are unimpaired. Tle further claim is made that the rivoteids are practically unaffected, and, 'f afterwards precipitated, are throws down in a: fuely divided form emincutly adapted to the purpose of easy assimilar tiou and digestion. Dr. Bull, director of the bacteriological laboratory at the Melbourne University, states that if milki treated by the pro...
The Ararat Advertiser. SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1914. Mr Lock, the newly appointed Towni Clerk and' Engineer to.the Borough. of Ararat, entered upon his duties on Thursday last.. : : M:.r Matthew Baker,-who died at Ara rat recently, left ;eal.lestate valued at £1180 and personal property valued at £4081 to:his widow and children. iIt is probable that thlie eitaordinury election to fill the' vacancy in the "East' iding of .the SBire of -Ararat, caused by the death of Cr' W. ing, twill tah' place on the 1st April next., . -Wednesday, 18th- March, has -bcn proclaimed a public holiday throughout the Borough of Ararat and the.North Riding of the Shire of Ararat inecon 'nietion with the 'Arayat1Charitiei Car :.The tender of R. Eldridge, at £205, has been accepted; for, the building of: "a large shed over the yard at Gil christ's Scott s.-Hotel, Ararat;. :, There were seven tenderers for the work, Mr M.j Ryan being the architect. In our last issue it was stated that the recent works of improvement at the Rossbridge -...
THE SMART SET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 14 March 1914
THE SMART SET. There was a large audience at the Town ,IaIl Mast . night(, when 'The Smart Bet'" English entertainers made their first appearanee before an Ararat uadiencd.' .This talented combination made a special feature of the musical comedy' class of amusement, which was extremely bright and' interesting. Miss Ge6orge Martin, thoedainty and fascina ating. comedienne, was irresistible; Misses Mona Thomas and Gwrenyth Evans were charming vocalists; Mr Ernest Parkes is the possessor of a fine baritone voice; full of resonance and strength ; Mr Edward Elliott, with his mechanical novelty, introduced a finB drawinvagroom act; Mr De Robeck is an excellent singing comedian; and Mr Walter George is the producer and stage manacer, and never failed to keep his audience in high good humor with songs and odd sayings. Mr Ed gar Hulland was the accompanist and soloist, and is of acknowledged ability. On the whole the performance was an exceptionally bright and pleasing oue.