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LAWN TENNIS. HAMILTON CLUB'S ANNUAL, TOURNAMENT. CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY J. C. JOHNSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
LAWN TENNIS. HAMILTON CLUB'S ANNUAL, TOURNAMENT. CHAMPIONSHIP WON' BY .T C J'OHNSTONB. The concluding stages of the four °mVcnntUof°tZr^ »""»»>Li! enacted S,,,*b finals Hiul finals Ulc mci^ bc™ 1" j events woro played, ami the Th^'q'fn "Ul>,',r n»ndicap completed. Th.. Singles ( hampionship with ,1 Mr„,inS. an;I A- H- Novctt, from Melbourne and Hall.irnt rcspcctivcly as opponents, attracted almost nil the lovers of tennis in Hamilton and nietr ct, nr.d ovory stroke was watcb tiiW intense interest. Nevett, wit.i considerably more experience than his younger rival, gave John stone a very hard tussle, but the latter s exceptionally fine service sil ways impressed one that it must eventually secure him victory e\\*n against such a fine player ns Nevett undoubtedly is. The liallarat piaver showed fine judgement in attacking Johnstone's weakest po;nt—his back hand—but even that did not give way I'n'er the strain, and when Johnstone won the rubber (at P—t, 3—C, 6—4) he received an ov...
CRIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE.., THE RIFLE RANGE. (To the Editor "Spectator.") [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
CRIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE, I CWi do not in any way Identify onrsi-lvea w'th tbe oninioaa of our correspondents. We throw our "Ori ginal Correspondence" column open to any bona fido person who wishes to Duhlish his views, and all letters must be accompanied 1 by the name *nd address o! the sender, not ne MBsarily for publication, but as a ruarantee of good faith. — Ed. "Spectator.") THE RIFLE RANGE. (To the Kditor " Spectator.") Fir,—an yo r issue of the 22iul I inst. you refer to the camp of Light Horsa at the district union rifle range. I was unaware that such a range exlBted, although I knew that theia was, some rronths ago, within a f w miles (if Hamilton, a Oominon Wi-.nlth G'OvernmenL ride range con trol'ivl by tho tnili'arv imthorHlps. II s the management of thin rani;o p,-B3i'il into lh^ hands of the district rllle cl'ibs' union ? If so, there mny 1>.j pome reason to hope that it wi'l lie im roved ■ —I am. it'.. GEO. T. GRAHAM. Digby, January 2C,
GLENELG AND WANNON CRICKET ASSOCIATION. CASTERTON V. DIGBY. DIGBY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
I GLEN13LG AND. WANNON CRICKET ASSOCIATION. , CAST13KT0N V. D1GBY. .(From Our Own Correspondent.) DIGBY, Monday. In connection with the above com petition the local team journeyed to Lusterion on Saturday. Casterton wen by four wickets. Following are thu scorc-s :— DIGBY. A. Burgess, b Deruvin, 23 ; J. R. Philip, b uames, 2 ; \V. Shaw, b .'ames, 0; W. Clarke, b Deiavln, 9 : 0. Rigby, I) Dtravin, 2 ; B. Mabbitt, li Deravjn, 12 ; T. Ma*Mtt, b James, 0; P. Harvey, b DtSrn\ln, 1; W. Hide, run out, 4 ; P. Mabbitt, st., b Matthews, 9 ; E_ M'Lean, not out, 1J ; sundries, 4 ; total, 85. Bowi ng analysis.—Deravln, 6 wkts for 25 runs ; J ames, 3 for 29 ; Wood, 0 for 9 ; Mutthews, 1 for 18. CASTERTON. Dr. Deravin, c Hurvey, b Philip, 20 ; J. Tibbies, c Mabbitt, b Phi lip, 1C ; R. Ewcn, b Philip, 17 ; 18. James, c Shaw, b Burgess, 6 ; P. Pinncll, c Mabbitt, b M'Lean, 12 ; R. Wo0il, not out, 5 ; P. Jamca, not out, 2 ; sundries, 3 ; total for five wickets, 87. Bowline nnnlvsis.—J. R. Philip, 3 w'...
FUNERAL OF LORD STRATHCONA. AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONIAL. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
FUNERAL OF LORD STRATHCONA. AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONIAL. LONDON, Monday. The funeral of the late Lord Strath cona was preceded by a service In Westminster Abbey. The King and Queen and Queen Alexandra were re presented, and Captain Collins, Act ing High Commissioner for Australia,. Mr. T. Mackenzie, High Commissioner for New Zealand, and the Agents General, were present. The pallbear ers included the Duke of Argyll, the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Earl of Aberdeen and Mr. Lewis Harcourt, Secretary for the Colonies. Queen Alexandra's wreath was autographed,i "In memory of the Empire's kind benefactor." ' The Commonwealth Government also sent a wreath. Af ter the Abbey ceremony had conclud ed the procession moved across Lon don, and the body was interred in Highgate cemetery.
CRICKET. WANNON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. NORTH HAMILTON V MURNDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
CRI3KET. WANNON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION/ NORTH HAMILTON V MURNDAL. A match will be | played between tlu above teams nt JVlurndnl next Saturday. Hu North Hamilton team will be picked from Hie following :— C. Cull, C. Callendar, J. Cornish, L. Dempster, A. Dark, H. Hutchins, J. Hinchlifle, J. J. Jenkins, E. Mulley, G. Mulley, C. Waling, C. Pitman 11. I'itmnn, D. Keen, K. Ubergang. The above are requested &lt;to attend practice each evtning. The team selectod "will be published in Saturday's issue. (From Our Own Correspondent.) WANNON, Monday. The third match of tho Wanuon und district competition was played at I Wannon on Saturday between Muvn ! &lt;lal and Wannon. The day was a ' very unpleasant one for cricket, nit.l : before time >vas up the game had to 1 he stopped on 'account of the rain, Mumdal being the winners. Fol lowing are the scores :— I WANNON. W. Chappie, b Thompson, 37 ; S. ' M Gregor, b G. Boxer, 11 ; C. Boxer, b Gallacher, 3 W. Boxer, c Miller, b 1 Hut...
DEFENCE OF THE PACIFIC. CANADA AND AUSTRALIA'S EXAMPLE. OTTAWA, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
DEFENCE OF THE PACIFIC. CANADA" AND. AUSTRALIA'S EXAMPLE. OTTAWA. Tuesday. During the naval debate in the Canadian Senate, yesterday. Senator Bcstock said that after following con tribution as a. naval policy for a few yoars, Australia finally abandoned it. No one accused Australia for this action of disloyalty ; therefore no one ought to accuse Canada, who de sir jit her own navy. If the Empire was to he held together the feelings of Australia awl New Zealand ought to be considered, and the whole ques tion of defence of the Pacific shoiild be taken lip without delay.
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET. BALLARAT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET. XC7Ire From Our Correspondent.) BALLARAT, Tuesday. At the sales to-day 241 fat cattle cams to hand, principally middling and is.fill, with a small proportion of good to irinio, cows being fully i'£f resx.ni.jX There was a good attendance of buyers, and through out iho sales compe.ition ruled acUve, last week's highest values be in ; fully maintained. Quotations — Prime bullocks £11 to -£12, extra £12 to 7/it, good £11/10/ to £10/10/, useful £8 Lo £9, prime cova £8 to £9. extra to £10/12/>i, gooi. £6'10/ to £7,10/, us.ful £5 to £G. Averages—Mr. W. T. Manifold, Bur rumbet:, 9 liulloci s at £12/14/ ; Mr. .1. Huxley, Struan, 10 cows ac £9 1G/G ; Mr. P. Donovan, L.aboua, Learmonth, 8 bullocks at £9/8/5 • Messr.i. t: Lock Bics., Caumi.ais, Sand ford, 22 cows at £7/7/. Calves— ;.l pinned, the majority being useful to good veuUrs, which sold well, best to £6. Sh.e^—i>S8i) penaod, largely consist ing frcm middling to useful, with a small propcrt.on of good Lo pri...
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. .(.Wire From Our Correspondent.)" MET.iBOUP.NR, Tuesday. There was a yarding of 55,WO I-it sheep to-day, comprising 317. trusKB and 3200 by road. The supply was a moderate cne with regard to quality, including a largely increased propor tion of middling and inferior ewes. The proportion of good and prime dualities, however, provod fully am ple for requirements. The demand ■was dull and unsteady, and ia :nost instances prices ruled Cd per head under late rates. Quotations—Vrimc crossbred wethers 18/ to 19/6, extr« 20/ to 22/, with a few selected pens UP to 25/. good 16/ to 17/6, second from 15/, prime crossbred ewes 15/ to 15/6, extra 17/ to 18/6, a .Vw to 20/, good 13/ to 14/, second 10/6 to 12/, old and inferior low conditioned sorts 7/ to 10/, prime merino weth ers 16/ to 17/6, extra 18/ to 20 good 14/ to 15/, second 12/ to 13/6, inferior and small 10/ to 11/, mime merino ewes 14/ to 16/6, good 11/61 to 13', second 8/6 to 10/, inferior and old from 4/ upwar...
COLTS' MATCH. NEW SOUTH WALES V. VICTORIA. A DRAWN GAME. MELBOURNE, Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
COLTS' MATCH. NEW SOUTH WALES V. VICTORIA. A DRAWN GAME. (Wlr« From Our Correapondent.) I MEL.rcOURNrc, Tuesda-r The colts' match between Victoria and New South Wales was continued to-day in fine weather, the wicket still being in good order. In their second innings the visitors were dis posed of for 163, Mullett taking eight wickets for 78 runs. The Victorians made a good stand in their second visit to the wic.ets, and had mads 255 runs for the loss of four v/ic'icls before the close of the day, the match thus ending in a draw. Following are the scores NE.V SOUTH WALES. First Innings 514 Second innings. Lowel c Fitzpatrick, b Mullett... Pratten, u Fitzpatrick, b M'Ule-t 60 Rix, b Mullett, .. 1 Huckle, c N. Brown, b Mullett... 35 Callaway, c and b Willis 0 Trenuer.v, c Fitzpatrick, b Mullet4: 11 Toby, ti Mullett 8 Lon •, c Willis, b Moule 9 Grummett, c Sheppard, b Mullett 9 R&lt;vdclilfe, not out 15 Cowan, stpd. Sheppard, b MulUtt 0 Sundries 18 Total 163 Bowlinz analysis.—Mu...
FIRE TRAG[?]DY NEAR BRISBANE. THREE LIVES LOST. WOMAN SETS FIRE TO SALVATION ARMY HOME. (Reuter's Telegram.) BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
FSRE TRflfiFOY NEAR BRISBANE. THREE LIVkS LOST. WOMAN SETS FIRE TO SALVA TION ARMY HOME. (Reuter's Telegram.! BRISBANE, Tuesday. The Falvntiim Army Women's Home nt Taringa, near Brisbane, was brrnt th:s morning. One in mat.! was fatally burnt and two oth ers (lied in the hospital from injuries susta n;d through jumping from a balcony. Seven others were injured. Jiine Martingale, aged 23, married, an inmate of the hoiiie, confessed to having started the fire. £h: told the police that she made three pre vitat's attempts to fire the building, which was a wooden one o! two storeys. The victims were Connie Denzcr, asre unknown, but young, burned be yon'l recognition Mrs. Christina Mcn7.il, aged 30, ami Mrs. Hilburn. The injured are Grace Lord, aje&lt;i 20, shock and slight injury to the spire ; Millie Wilson, aged 23, frac tured right arm ; Jessie Kirkland, Farali Whitlock, Mary Harvey, and Nellie Shearer, all slightly injured. There were 32 occupants of the .build ins, including...
AUSTRALIANS IN LONDON. FOUNDATION DAY CELEBRATED. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
! AUSTRALIANS IN LONDON. FOUNDATION DAY CELEBRATED.! LONDON, Monday. A thanksgiving service in connec tion with Australia's Foundation Day. was held at St. Dunstan's, In the East. Sir John M'Call, Mr. Kirk-j Patrick, Bishop Harmer, of Roches ter, and Bishop Thornton were pre sent, and the congregation consisted mostly of ladies. The Rev. C. IS. Doudnoy, formerly of South Aus tralia, in a stirring sermon on the text, "Righteousness exalteth .a na tion," emphasised the fact that Aus tralia was the only instance of a nation having been founded without '.he • • shedding of blood. He hoped that Australia would 'cad in civilising and Chris tianising the "bad old world." The Wattle Day League's reception nt the Metropole was largely attend ed. Lord and Lady Bmmott, Cap tain Collins, Mr. and Mrs. M'Bride, and Sir John M'Call, Agentseneral for Queensland, were present. The last-named paid a tribute to the late Lord Strathcona's services to the Empire, and regretted Sir George. Reid's absence...
A BRIEF SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
A DRIEF SENSATION. A locnl residcnti who earns his liv ing in Vlic commission lino has with in tho past few days been as close to a sensation as he has any dusiro 'o get. While he- was at the seaside with' his family a neighbour noticed that one of tho windows at his house was open. Scenting robbery, he en tered and examined the whoU of the interior, which he found to be in a dreaful state; of disorder. All kinds of family belongings, clothing, fur niture and kitchcnwarj were littered about tht house in extravagant dis array- All w&lt;is confusion. Though he had not had any previous experi ence of "burgled" houses, the thou ghtful neighbour found no difficulty in convincing himself and others that robbers, being aware of the ab sence of the household, had ransack ed the home, probably getting away \vith all the family valuables. Noth ing could be done until the head of the house returned, and as even then he did not proceed to his home ho first iia'l the news breathed to him...
REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. STRIKES IN LONDON. WIDESPREAD UNEMPLOYMENT. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 28 January 1914
■'"" ""fiEUTEK'B "•TBLBQiUMS'.""'''' STRIKES IN LONDON. WIDESPREAD UNEMPLOYMENT. LONDON, Monday. All building operations, including those ;vt the new CoirmvonwoalMi of fice, are practically at a standstill. The building strikers claimed the unemployment 'benefit of the Insur ance Act oa the ground that they had been dismissed after tho aotito. The authorities refused the benefits on the ground that it is a trado dis pute. It is estimated that 31,000 per sons arc idle in the building u'aiies and' 13,000 among the coal porters and carmen. The coal strikers are granting permits to hospitals, but have refused the Salvwtlon 'Army one on the ground that it ifitoridad to sell coal.