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A "SPORT" WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
A "SPOUT" WANTED. J. Kastncr, Sailors' Home, Melbourne, ■on™ high, llo writes:— "for £5,000 I lim willing la undertake a jouiUcy from Melbourne to Suu Fmuoisco ill a. 2«-fL. sailittj; boat by myself. I intend to leave tliU po»t without. any nautical in etniMH-nls except a conip;U3. If you know anybody that would Hko to pay the sum ituipil foe seeing Unit done, I should like ?ery much to meet the person." Tho sailor bold doc&u't say bow much he would like oa account. Would * oouplo of bob .do?
FOR LOVE OF A LOVE CHILD. FLORENCE CONRAD'S CONFESSION. The Offspring of Jim Stevens. WANTS HER BABY BOY BACK. Registered Nurse Committed for Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
FOR LOVE OF A LOVE CHILD. FLORENCE CONRAD'S CONFESSION. The Offspring of Jim Stevens.1 * WANTS HER BABY BOY BACK. Registered Nurse Committed for Trial. ' 8pccuil interest was shown in a prose-1 ention heard by Messrs. F. R. Cha^-j m&n (chairman), J. McMabon, and j E. T. Apps, Js.P., at the Fitzioy Court [ on Monday, when a very young and J married woman, Florence Elizabeth J Conrad, o£ 132 Soraerset-st., Richmond, ' was complainant and Mrs. Laviua Je-ni i Bird, registered nurse, Xo. &lt; 7 Moor- j itreet, was defendant. | According to the summons. Mr?. Bird i fras charged with having, on March 2'J, ' nnlawfully and hy force obtained ti err- ; toin child. un&lt;ler the a£C of 14 years, . irRS. CONTJAD. one Arnold Keith Yagg, with intent to deprive the parent of such child. ; Tho prosecution was conducted by Air. B. Stephen, the charge being denied by : " Mr. A. H. Woodfull, who represented | Airs. Bird. | Complainant, on enteriug the -witness ; box, became som...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
Shall Savagery Survive ? The Cat and the Triangle: Horrible Relics of a Barbaric Past. (Concerning the Sentence of Two Floggings within ' six months passed by his Honor Judge Eagleson on ; the YOUNG MAN WILDE for an aggravated assault at St. Kilda) will be held at SPENCER'S PICTURE THEATRE, Princes Bridge, Melbourne, At S o'clock, ou ; Easter Sunday Night, April 12,1914. Mr. JOHN MORTON (Who will be the Principal Speaker), will delivei j An Address — ON — | Flogging Brutalities and Prison Reform, j The Thousands who hear Mr. Norton speak vrill Thrill "mtli Righteous Wrath j and. Intense Indignation at Proposed BrutaUsatioa of Bey Wilde. ; Emphatic Declaration Against Revival of Ruthless and Terrible Torture. • ROLL TJP1 ROLL UPI ADMISSION FREE. | MR. J. W. FLEMING CHAIRMAN. Fuller Announcements in Future Advertisements.
ARE THEY ENEMIES? [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
ARE THEY EiiEKIto? Or.o o£ tite deadliest p;Uc» ui liie is tLai we bite to j=auy people always ready to Laii who hsre no Uea what the devil the;r are talking a&out. Wherever a £ac£ of men or collection of women arc fathered toff'itbox you'll always Jind .•ire osly cuip: taiivy ?:u is stuck iiito i Ovh'.-r kand vb« Ecrcv;d ;JV aiiy bc:ii£ aEordvd hy « Vrzc.i cal as J evu. I pathetic to &lt;iie cause of Labor, wa if it ; was as eoipiy as an ima^ujiiry drum. Tiiu* [ it cane that this parochial politician guv-, t I;. 03 2. fact that Labor and Capital wfr* I diametrically opposed to *ach other, and (ia j *5oct; that th'jy were put to take tach other ! uovra. Tin— is a saving grace m ti*Q lasu j portion o; tb": remark, inasmuch as uowu. ; days the who!-- comimiuiry ara eti^a^ed in a f i;fs::vc ci'.d'/.iT :r rook each ether. To us ! »ert, liowrver. that Capital tnil Labor are, by natural lavr. diametrically oppoi^i, ;s lo . tifm-Mis'-raU- what t let oi rudimeutary j ••di;p:...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
I CHALLENGE. MTJP.PHY CHALLENGES THE WOULD TO CURE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL BLEEDING PHE5. Permanent Cure, Established 1891. MURPHY'S PILE PILLS, Nor.-aperient. Have Cured Thousands of CaBes, somo after suffering or«T *10 years. Made and Sold by ANDUEW MURPHY, Woy Woy, N..S.W., Solo Proprietor. Price Si. per lot, or a course of 8 boxe» £1. All Postage Free. On Sale at all Clienmts, Druggists, and Storekeeper* throughout tho Sutet. And Thousands of Starring in "The Grafters" 1913 From a Photo. In' a letter to Joe Taylor, Bert Le Blano says l— "Received ths two Suits I ordered from you; and find them perfect in every detail. Thanking you and assuring you of-all my future work. "Yours truly, - (Signed) BERT LE BLANC." Le Starring "m a Joe 1914 From an Actual Photo. Suit, There's no humbug about this. Anyone can produce pretty pictures and talk about them. Joe Taylor advertises facts. He has the original letter and the signed photos, from which the above illustrations were drawn, which any...
COMMOTION ON KATOOMBA HUSSIE CAUSES HULLABALOO. Dresses as Steward and Upsets the Programme at Fancy Dress Ball. Brandy, Bliss, and Biff. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
COMMOTION ON KATOOMBA HUSSIE CAUSES HULLABALOO. Dresses as Steward and Upsets the, Programme at Fancy Dress Ball. j Brandy, Bliss, and BUT. Passengers on tlio steamship Katoom ba, the crack boat on tlie Australian coast, were horridly hurt on Thursday night of last week, after leaving Ade laide. Tho Katoomba carried a largo complement of passengers in all three classes, including a largo number of gentlemanly guys and tony tarts, many of whom had travelled on tho steamer from Frcmantle. These jokers In search of joy concluded that it would bo a splendid idea to hold a fancy dress ball on tho saloon portion of tho deck, and so the necessary arrangements were made for tho occasion. On the Thurs day night, *ATTKK LEAVING ADELAIDE, tho fun started. Tho lady orchestra, consisting of three presentablo females who help tho over-gorged saloon passen gers to digest their fo~d by playing at J meal times, woro engaged to enliven the : ball, and, consenting, they turned up and scraped their fid...
A SLUM SHEBEENER. INTERPRETER CHARLIE AH HING FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
A SLUM SHEBEENER. ; INTERPRETER CHARLIE AH HING FINED. Charlie Ah H-ng. lat«-> Chine?* interpreter • in tL»o police court?, art! three of hrs com- i patriots, Ah ^ouey iat present undergoing ' a Fcnt'.cce for sly.swank selling), Quon Duck, I and AU On, were before the City Court Bench j on Holiday aud Tuesciav on a charge of hav- i ing kepi a disorderly house between Jan- I uary 1 and March 18 at 126 Little Bourke- | street, frequented by repute^ and convicted ' thieves and persons having no lawful visible I mesas of support. Mr. P. J. Ihvycr, P.M., j presided, and accused were defended bv Mr. j 1\ J. Eidgeway. " I Evidence was given by the Rev. Chcok On ! Cheong, in chargo of the Chinese Mission i Hall in Liilie Buk stleet. r.earlv opposite the ! indicted premises, that on Saturday and Sun- ' day nights particularly, nrA until all hours ! of the morniug the neighborhood was made ! hidecu« with the yelh and screams of dis solute women, and the foul language of men. Often there wo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
FURNITURE! FURNITURE!! NOTE WELL. B E A G C E i £howa you through frctorj; why pay &hcp I prices ? Sare mosey at ! 116 LOXSDALE ST. , B E A G G E. ^Jefore buying, call and soe my jjoccis; cam* ! pare my pricts with the shops. Near "Wesley Churjh. B E A G G E. j Buy direct, sarc &lt;9 per c:nt.: buy ofi mater; ^ -50 Europeans employed. 116 Loiisdale.it. ! B E A &lt; G E. | ff manufacture, that's w. / I eel! cheap; na ; b:j profits or rents to pay. Near Kibibilicn-st. ! B B A G G E. j Seventeen years' manufacturing for the j *hopt; "now supplies the public efc wholesale . price®. Near Exhibitionist. , B E A G G E. | ' C3.0C0 worth of slock to choose from; bis &lt; redaction on anyone's catalogue. 116 LonsdaJe-sfc. B B A 0 G E. fTine pieces real hido Suite, oak, £8 10s.; i •bop price, £16. Seo it at 116 Lonsdale-ft. B E A G G K. Prices are lower than anywherejtro must fraj il ytro c*U&lt; Ne** y?ml*T Cknvk.
UNHAPPY HOOKS. SEQUEL TO HUSBAND'S DIVORCE SUIT. Respondent and Co=Respondent Convicted of Perjury. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
UNHAPPY HOOKS. SEQUEL TO HUSBAND'S DIVORCE SUIT. Respondent and Corespondent Convicted of Perjury. Arista'.: out of the divorce suit brought by Hurry Walter Hooks, u. riierly of Yarra ilreU. Abbolst'ord, against huj wife, Minnie A'la Hooks, on the ground a* her adultery villi William Williams, bricklayer's lahoiur, oi 32 Palmer-street. Fitisroy, which suit was beard before the Chief Justice in September I.ist, the vixpundeut and co-respondent were tiled- to appear at the current sitting of the Criminal Court to answer charges of per jury, based on evidence yiven by them in ill.* course of the hearint: of the suit. The first ease taken was Unit of the co* respondent', William Williams, who surrcn vl» red t'» hi* bail, and PLEADED NOT C.U1LTY uu Tue&da.y week last. .Mr, C. J. Woiuarski. K.C., prosecuted lor the Crown, and the pr.^oucr was unde lemkd. The ca&lt;e for the Crown was that in his evidence b'Moie the Cluef .lustic, the prison er swore,that he had nev&...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
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HIBBERT'S PURPLE PATCH. Young and Pretty Wife Asks for Maintenance. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
| HIBBERT'S PURPLE PATCH. I Young and Pretty Wife Asks for Maintenance. I Thos.> suppose^ to b» behind tbe sscnos at the Fitzrov Court ou Friday last wtxjk kn>*w ; that much was Ic-fl. Unpaid when a comfortably, clad young £cut, oi haughty trn in, aj.poared iu custody on a charge of wifo ot-sorv.uii. The accused was Norman liibbort. a chauffeur by occupation, and b&lt;> did not deny ibat, hf> was altogether to blauic tor having leu lus vouiit and pretty wife in the lutch. In formant (Margaret Constance Ilibbert) was represented by Mr. J. B. Kjdswn, wlio told the justices (Mayor Lewis, chairman, and ih*. \V. Coiiings.) that his client and her husband had quarrelled about a woman the man had been carrying on with. This caused a separation, but one indu the tuan disap peared irom his usual haunts and could not be lojaUd until b&lt;- was found comfortably situated'at. Warruambooi. Mrs. IJibbcrt £aTe evidence that sbe v.-as married to her hugband about five ye...
SHEBEENS OF THE SLUMS CHOWS AS SNAKE-JUICE VENDORS An Illicit Still. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
SHEBEENS 0F THE SLUMS j CHOWS AS SNAKE-JUICE VENDORS j Ail Illicit Still. I Chinese arc >:aid to be temperate in I he uso of alcohol. Certainly they hnve I u fancy beverage tln*ir own, known ' U-h sainsui, a surf of cross between | square gin and decayed cabbage, but I John the "simple" Chinaman is wary | about imbibing drink manufacturod by ! the foreign dov\U. Moreover, although ; Chows have not tiie craving for tangle- - foot or bleery-brain th:it some wlnte men have, they know a good fat prolit i is to be made by trading and selling liquor without lirst paying toll to the . .State and competing with the legitimate ; purveyor of lon^-sleevers. i^ince tint j closing up of some of the licensed grog : shanties in the neighborhood of Little lionrke-street *dy-grog selling has I come :i lucrative business with Ah V and company. l.irtle Jiourlie-street place w hvf e \vn can get a nip or two after thf public-houses are rioted. Here tli-1 night birds H'up thuir hurvc.it. ; Souie month...
MRS. HOOKS'S SEVERE SENTENCE. Prerogative of Mercy Should be Exercised. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
MRS. HOOKS'S SEVERE SENTENCE, j Prerogative ol Mercy Should be Exercised. Thf ••witMK-y passed upon ihe unhappy | woman iu this case muit, appeal to the public a-; l;oi quite ur:u«'Ci:S3.u'.iy bursa. 'ihr etidence which 5h&lt;- tzave in ih-j D,vor«.&lt;» Court, and which has now proved h. r titUT ruin in ov'Ty seiisi?, was prompted by tb" instinct to preserve tlit cut ward semblance of ever) day propriety—an instinct which is natural* ly predominant iu every . ,-mau. Her honor ns a womau :md a wife were impugned, and • she* was confronted by the dread possibility ' of bi'iuj lor ever dis:rediwd, de^rad^d and ; humiliated in tho eyes of every man and i woman of her acquaintance, and worst- than j all el?e, and mo*t grievously hard to boar, | she was in imminent peril of becoming a by- | word and a mock in t)jc mouths of lu.-r child- I r>:n. Ju "=uch circumstances it was natural she should lie with all thy art at. her com maud. In Williams's ease there can be uo cav...
TOTALISATOR OR BOOKMAKER? WOWSERS ON THE JOB. Some Illustrations of the Machine. TOTALISATOR IMPROVES SPORT AND BENEFITS THE SPECULATOR. Its Purifying Effects—Bookmakers Encourage Loafers, Crooks, Hangers-on, Tick-takers, and Bums—A Game of Hoodwink. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
TOTALISATOR OR BOOKMAKER? WOWSERS ON THE JOB. Some Illustrations of the Machine. TOTALISATOR IMPROVES SPORT AND BENEFITS THE SPECULATOR. Its Purifying Effects—Bookmakers Encourage Loafers, Crooks, Hangers-on, Tick-takers, and Bums—A Game of Hoodwink. At a meeting of the Women's Politi cal Association on Monday the Rev. .F. C. Martin said his experience went to show ia the great est incentive to gamt$m£\which can be introduced. The parsu^'ahd the book maker wero ^agether\ hi\ the fight ngiiQst tthcr totrififcat'ur./^J'Ue ministers were„.supposed to be-onc-/yod on the queli/ion of gambling, but be would deal with cold- facts"; Women and children were sufferers l'roin the indulgences oi' tho gambler, and there would be more suffering if tho totnlisator wero intro- , (laced. It was futile for tho purpose ' for which it waa intended. i * T - t Those people who howl against the totnlisator know iittlo 01 the racing game. Anyone who is used to the two forms of betting, totalisator or book ...
WIDOW AND WIDOWER. THE WORRIES OF PLUMBER WESTLAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
WIDOW AND WIDOWER. THE WORRIES OP PLT7MBEE WEST-' LAKE. ! ■ Only one side of the question was kewd ou Monday ia the; Fitzroy Court, when Jaine* Wcstlake, a plumber, No. 15 Station, read, Wiiliamstown, was sued by liis wife, Elizabeth Westlake, lor maintenance. Mr. E. A. £mail, for complainant, said that when his clieut and WesJako first met in West Australia some years ai;o, tho last namcd's w,fy was then ahve. Alter the death o: Mri." WcsiUko No. i, twin paruus caine | together asa.n, and were eventually mar ried. At, that time his client wus a wViow j •.villi three children, wuile We.'tlake had five. J Mr. B. A. Crouch, for defendant, said that | his client would not admit that complainant wug his wiie, even though he would enures* to inarryinc her. Wcitlakt: would allege, if , necessary, that he d.d not think his second ■wiie',4 first husband war. (lead. Elizabeth Westlake told tho justices that after keeping ccoipauy with hor present husband for three years sh j married him on J...
WHO CARES? THE GRAFTER DOESN'T. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
WHO CARES? THE GRATTER DOESN'T. w ui-ii av uu 01 it made him so pleased for nothing, just to uli'. The "bone and In a very few week? now—as soon n> the impending Federal election cam paign commences—every lugubrious eco nomist'and shabby-genteel break-up in the land will be up on a soup box either trying to prove that the increased cost of * living is due to the rise in wages or that the increase in wages is owing to the rise in prices. And when rhev all succeed in proving that every one is a liar (themselves included"! there'll be just as many empty bellies as there were before the wrangling com menced. The "coat of living.*' in fact, is becoming more and move tin im penetrable conundrum. One or two thing.', however, stick out a yard. One is that the standard of living of the working man has increased our of all recognition during the past -0 years. Before he got wages boards, and a con sequent decent return for hid labor, the life of the hard yackerer was a little ' }e.-s luxur...
A BOOZY BLIGHTER. BRUTALLY BASHES THE PARTNER OF HIS TOIL AND SORROW. Cunningly Leaves Her Without Means of Support. Bench Exercises Scandalous Leniency, So He Pays Ridiculous Penalty With a Light Heart, And Goes on a Glorious "Bust." A Case for "Without the Option." [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 4 April 1914
A BOOZY BLIGHTER. BEUTALLY BASHES THE PARTNER OF HIS TOIL AND SOEEOW. Cunningly Loaves Her Without Moans of Support. Bench Exercises Scandalous Loniency, So He Pays Ridiculous Penalty With a Light Heart, And Goes on a Glorious "Bust." A Oaso for "Without the Option." "Truth** recently chronicled the callous, cantankerous cruelly displayed by a middle- ; u^Pii lloor.ibbin lJiiirkr.t-L'.in^iHT, Kdwurd [ (-icorpo Jttfttocn. towards his rrife. which r-- ' iti-U;'] in hi* app^aranc- in the. Cheltenham (.*'> :rt. vrb ro h.; was fined the ridiculo glj"' low sum 01* Lrj for the : niu!|. and w,u opdrr. cJ to pay 30s. weekly for tho maiuU/nu'iice of his wife and three rhildron. Further in formation that baa oom® to light- rc-gV/$nj* :fi r. i;,I,'" I'ny, li.;;i ji tho *.A; of. !;»i abuaivr, boo/j blighter of the fir-it wat'T,, He marcied hi.* wife, Kllen, H years ago iu llinhinoud. IIc wn$ tmn out of work, and apparently thought it much easier to be kept j by a wif« than to ke>.-p our,. ...