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A "GASSY" QUESTION. ALEXANDRA CROQUET CLUB AND THE GAS RING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
A "GASSY" QUESTION. ALEXANDRA CROQUET CLUB AND THE GAS RING. When ordinary business was celled on at the meeting of the Borough Coun. cil last night, Cr Brandt said that some time ago the lady members of the Alexandra Croquet Club desired that a gas ring should be provid ed at the grounds. They instructed the Ga? Cnrmpany to take the necrs. s.ry steps to have the ring boiler pliced there, but he had been informed that during the execution of the work vyord canme from the Town Clerk (pre :;umably on the instruction of the -lavor) that all works such as the iputting on of gas on borough property should cease. lie did not know who was responsible, but seeing that the gas people desired to bury the hatchet, to his mind the action taken in stop. ping the work was ufiwise. He (Cr Branndt) was an out-and-out electric light snn. but at the same time he did not think the croquet people should have been interfered with. The Mayor thought Cr Brandt had zone a rather roundabout way to get the l...
RICKED HIS BACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
RICKED HIS BACK. 'I riclted nly bacl severely, and was unable to stand upright,' writes Mr Theos. I. Maher, Lbden, Vie "I had seen Chamberlain's Pain Balm adver .tised for strains, and thought I wosul i see what it would do for me. The first application gave me relief, and I was Squite myself again after using only a eluarter of a bottle. Sqld by Cust and Scholes, Gen. Mcrchants; T. . aWi n A Gamson, chemists Barkly
BUANGOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
BU-ANGOR. (From our own Correspondent)?.;.) Six members of the St.: Andrew's (Beaufort) .Tennis Club played.. .a match against Buangor at Buangor last Saturday, resulting in a victory for the visiting team. The following are.the scores :-Willis and Lindsay (St. A -, beat M'Connel and M'Leod'(B.), 1-6, 6-2, 7-6, and also beat S. S. Pick ford and W. H. Pickford, (B.), '6--3 THeatherington and Halpin..(St. "A.), beat S. S. Pickford and W. H. Pick ford (B.), 6--2, 6-3, and also beat M'Leod and M'Connell (B.), '-4. Westendoy and Hamilton (St. A.), beat A..Pickford and R. Pickford (B.), 3-6, 6-1, 6-5.. Totas--St. Andrew's; 3 rubbers, 53 games; Buangor, 0 rubbers, 41 games. The home team are to play Waterloo .to-day" on their., own court.
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
LYCEUM PICTUtES. The management of the Lyceum Theatre have selected for the star pic ture for this. evening's show "''The Great African-Hunt," in natural-colors. This picture is 3000 feet in length" and cost £20,000 to produce, representing 12 months' travel of an expedition es pecially sent by Pathe Freres. ej. An other big picture will be screened in "The Sheriff's Daughter," a grand Western drama, not to mention wa. host of others-pictures.. ,: -:
ARARAT BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
ARARAT BOROUGH COUNCIL. n The adjourned fortnightly meetilng of n the Ararat Borough Council was held t' at the Council Chambers, Town Hall, " last night. There "were present-Cr t' G. Burn (Mayor), and Crs W. Tibbles, E. J. Simpson, J. IrSin, W. Timmins, Y T. Impey, J. Tuson, C. A. Brandt, and t E. Stephenson. COREESPONDENCE. From Dr. Cameron, reporting case of , typhoid fever, the patient being Bean-t trice Walsh. Received. Fromn Chief Secretary's Office, stat., ing that 30th April had been proclaim- t ed a public holiday throughout the h Borough of Ararat in connection with s the Henty - memorial celebration at i t Portland. Received. I From see'retary Henty Memorial Com mittee, thanking the council for having 30th April proclaimed a public holiday, ; and hoping that the special railway t facilities offered by the Commissioners would ensure a good attendance from the Ararat district. Received. From Under Secretary, forwarding the necessary authority to hold a re ligious service in...
ARARAT WATER SUPPLY. OLIVER'S GULLY RESERVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
ARABAT WATER SUPPLY. OLIVER'S GULLY, RESERVO1R. The question of improving the water supply of Ararat again cropped up at the, meeting of, the Ararat Borough Council:last night. LETTER' FROM -MR CHAMPION. Mr H. V. Champion, M.I.C.E.; wrote as follows:--"In reply to yours of the 9th March, relating to the enlargement of Oliver's Gully reservoir, I may state that the scheme, about to be submitted, provides for an increase of capacity of 6,000,000 gallons. - I estimate the cost of undertaking this work at £350. The matter has, received due coi?ider ation, and I do not see any advantage in doing this work immediately. Holy. over, if youns council determines to go ahead, and the.money. be available, there is nottiin tbo prevent proceedure with the work." NOTICE OF MOTION. Cr Tuson, pursualnt to notice of: me tion, moved-"That as there is"ii de posit of £1000"to the credit-of'" the water account, the council take ' iime diate steps to clean out the Oli'ver's Gully reservoir by removing abo...
A HOME-MADE HAIR GROWER. THAT DOES MARVELS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
A HOME-MADE HAIR GROWE. THAT DOES MARVELS. During the last few years announce ments have appeared occasionally tell ing how to make a really good hair tonic that would actually make the hair grow, and it- gives us great pleasure to learn that" so many who have tried it have obtained such remarkable results. One lady writes that immediately after reading the formula, she went to her chemist and had him put up as direct ed, 1 ounce of Lavona de Composee, J dram Menthol Crystals. and 3 ounces Bay rum. She took this home and, although her hair had been falling out terribly and she was threatened with baldness, she was astonished and delighted to note that the falling out of the hair stopped immediately, and the - hair itself began to grow in an amazing manner. In fact, she states that it has already grown nearly S inches in a little over two months. Moreover, her hair is now brighter, glossier and more luxuriant than ever, and is still grqwing. She rubbed .the tonic into the roots twice...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
GENERAL. During the debate in the House of Commons on the Naval'E stimates, Mr Snowdoun . attacked an international ring. He declared that shipbuilding firms were run largely under the pres sure of capitalists, and that members of both political parties were among the shareholders. Mr Snowdon accus ed the ring of organising -the war scares at Home and abroad. Visitors in the strangers' gallery loudly ap plauded Mr Snowdon's remarks. From information now to hand, it 's possible to.give reliable figures concern ing the loss of life in the great storm, which was experienced in,the Kuban district of Trans-Caucasia last Friday night. The number of people who per ished reaches the appalling total of 2000. No less than 150 small craft were wrecked at Astrakan, on the Vol ga, near the Caspian Sea. British emigration statistics for the first two months of 1914 bear out re cent reports that there is a decided falling-off in the number. of persons leaving the Motherland to settle abroad. Durin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
THE BIG STORE lial e Now n S• .(on. ) Dress Lengths, 5 yards, 3/11, 5/11, 7/1.. - Dre~ :'iTlmmings, 3d yard. Fancy Muslin and Cambrics, 4/11 doz., were ?l-yard. .Spoia1 Line. Crepes? 7 )dyard. White Towels, 5d: large size. Strong Un?lleaahed Sheeting, I/4 . Unbleached Table-Damask, 1/-. Ladies' White .Costumes, 4/6, 718. Boys' Galatea Trousers, 10d. Boys', Galatea Jumpers, 101d. Boys',Galatea Tunics, 1/6. 'Galatea Sailor Suits, 8s 6d. ,.Boater Ha , ts Ad. REMNANTS I REMNANTS I --- Suits. to Measure .from 82/6. - 'H' IS & CO. THE. BIG STORE. HEAR ;WHAT" DUNN & ALLEN HAVE TO SAY --------o- I F You wish to save Money, begin the year by giving your Business.. to the Cash Store. You will be surprised at our Low Prices. It is a piositive lat .and we can prove it if you give us the opportunit'. Now is the best time to do the Saving. Look at our Prices for the "month. Cordiale of all srts, 1/. Clear Glaeo Salad Bow i"e- to S.T. PNteh, 1?8 1/0 Tomato Sauce, Sd. D Glass Plates...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
FUNERAL NOTICE. THE Friends of MR WILLIAM MEADOWS are respectfully in- &nbsp; vited to follow the remains of his late beloved wife, Susannah, to the place of interment, the Ararat Cemetery. The Funeral will leave the residence of his son-in-law, Mr George Groves, Vincent street, THIS (Saturday) AFTER- NOON, at 4 o'clock. J. DUNN, Undertaker.
SOCIAL NOTES. CATTANACH—SCHERGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. CATTANACH-SCHERGER. A quiet wedding was celebrated on the 11th of March, at Scot's Manse, Neil street, Ballarat, when Carlena Emma, second surviving daughter of the late Charles Scherger, of Catheart and of Mrs A. Scherger, of Tuson street Ararat, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Mr Charles Alexand- er Cattanach, fourth son of the late John Cattauach, of Barton. The nup- tial knot was tied by the Rev. A. Moore. The bride, who was attired in a white embroidered muslin gown, wore the customary wreath and veil. She carried a lovely shower bouquet of asparagus ferns, Harris lilies and pinks, tied with white ribbon streamers, and looked charming. She was attend- ed by, Miss Scherger as bridesmaid, who wore a costume of pale blue Shan- tung, and white hat with white plume. The bridegroom was supported by Mr H.M'Donald, of Barton. The bride's travelling dress was a costume of brown poplin, creme front, brown hat, with creme ostrich feather. The pre- sents were bot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
The mammoth liner, "'Imperator," arrived at New York on Thursday'from England. She ran into a heavy gale in-mid-Atlantc, and four of her life boats were carried away, while her bows were badly damaged. A fire occurred'on Thursday evening in the Wisconsin Building. It swept along the entire block. It was at first believed that20 persons had been trapped by the burning of the roof of the Windsor Hotel. Later, however, the chief officer of the fire brigade said that he thought all the guests had been rescued. The damage amounted 8o0,Qoq doarUn (7O,Q000). There are nearly 6,000,000 acres of waste land in the United Kingdom, which are capable of being cultivated. ALWAYS TAKES IT. "I always take Chamberlain's CougL Remedy whenever I have a cold," writes Mrs A. Preston, 51 Kinig William~ St., Fitzroy, Vie. "I first took it when I had an attack of influenza, and I got relief at once. Now I always ktep a bottle in the house, and never lose an opportunity to recommend it to others. I know doz...
GREAT FIRE AT CRESWICK. FOUR SHOPS DESTROYED. TWO FIREMEN INJURED. CRESWICK, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 21 March 1914
GREAT FIRE AT CRESWICK. FOUR SHOPS DESTROYED. TWO FIREMEN INJURED. CRESWICK, Friday. Shortly after two o'clock this morn- ing a fire broke out in one of four brick shops in the busiest part of the town. Two of the shops, which were in Albert street, adjoining Jebbs' drapery store, were occupied. When the firemen arrived they found the whole block ablaze. Unfor- tunately two of the firemen, Messrs Harris and Rowe, met with rather serious accidents. Harris had one of hands so badly cut that he had to have twelve stitches inserted. Foreman Rowe had the sinews of his right hand cut and three fingers were terribly mutilated. The sufferers were remov- ed to Dr. Wilson's Surgery.
DEFIANCE OF LIBERTY. TO BE CONFRONTED AT ALL HAZARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 March 1914
SDEFIANCE OF LIBERTY. TO BE .CONFRONTED AT ALL HIAZARDS. Tho- Government must confront. this defiance of popular liberties with reso !ution at whatever hazard. The Government were not fighting ibout Ulster, but' fighting for all that was essential to civil liberty. d ?RANGEMEN BITTERLY CRITI .. CISED. Mir Lloyd. George, continuing, said the Orangemen professed to be bhocked that force' should .be used for setting up a great free self-governing Parlia wnent in Ireland. When did Ulster acquire such a de testation of coercion I Coercion pre sented" no horror when the Orangemen evicted patriotic peasants for the'non. payment of extortionate rents. It was inaccurate to say that Ulster was being driven from under the Brit ish flag. - ULSTER A SPOILT CHILD. Ulster was the spoilt child. He doubted whether the majority of the Opposition were anxious for a settle ment. If the Ulster question were settled'the Unionists would have no policy left. Scurrility and tittle-tattle never carried a par...
SPEECH BY THE CHANCELLOR. A SERIOUS ISSUE. GRAVEST SINCE THE STUARTS. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 March 1914
SPEECH BY THE CHANCELLOR. A SERIOUS ISSUE. GRAVEST SINCE THE STUARTS. LONDON, Sunday. Mr Lloyd George, speaking at Hud. 'lersfield yesterday afternoon, said that the gravest issue.had arisen in the his. tory of Democratic Government. The country was confronted by the gravest issue since the Stuarts. It was a ques ion 'of whether the progressive bills which the Tories opposed were to be honored or thrown into the waste paper basket. If Liberalism flinched an inch before the insolent, arrogant ulague they would be unfit to be any longer the instrument for controlling s great Empire.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. ULSTER CRISIS. SITUATION MORE ACUTE. OFFICERS SERVE AGAINST ULSTER OR RESIGN. 100 HAVE RESIGNED. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS. BEUTRE 'S UPECIAL.8T ULSTER CRISIS. SITUATION MORE ACUTE. OFFICERS SERVE AGAINST UL STER OR RESIGN. 100 Ili?VE RESIGNED. LONDON; Saturday. A telegram from Curragh Camp says that the-War Office has issued an ulti matum intimating that oflicers who were not prepared to serve against Ulster must resign or be dismissed. One hundred, chiefly cavalry officers, resigned. • LANCERS' OFFICERS RESIGN. It is reported in Dublin that the officers of the 5th Lancers res:gnel as a protest against the regiment being ordered north. A later report states that the resignation of the officers has been confirmed. TO BE DEALT WITH. Mr Asquith, Mr Churchill, Colonel Seely, and the War Office staff had a three hours' consultation, which ter minated at 11 o'clock at night. Subsequently Mr Churchill summon ed Prince Louis of Battenburg to ar range a conference of the Admiralty affectinig the action of the navy to wards Ulster. Mr Churchill visited Colonel Seely early on Saturday morning. Colonel ...
ROSSBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 March 1914
ROSSBRIDGE. (From our own Correspondent.) A meeting of parents to elect a School Committeo for the year was held on Friday of. last week, and was well attended. The following were elected :-R-ev. A. 0. Hardie, Messrs Robertson, Drew and W. M'Inerney, and Mesdanme? Jackson, James M'Car thy and T. W. Clarke. A meeting of the committee- will be held shortly to elect the officers. There is very little interest displayed so' far in the' approaching election to fill the vacancy" caused by the lamented death of the late Cr.King. The names of Mr C. Gould and Mr George Lewis are mentioned as probable candidates.