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KAISER IMPERILLED. MOTOR COLLISION AVERTED. BERLIN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 February 1914
KAISER IMPERILLED. MOTOR COLLISION AVERTED. BERLIN, Wednesday. Yesterday's criticism in tlie Prus sian Diet of the reckless speed of Royal motor cars -was unpleasantly1 illustrated in the course of a hur ried visit by the Ivaiscr to Pots dam. Despite the sicnallinjr of mounted police to keep the streets clear, a motor lorrv in rounding a corner ■missed the Emperor's car by a few inches, and overturned. A follow ing- car containing the Emperor's ■aides-de-camp was also overturned, •but its occupants were not serious ly injured.
VISCOUNT GLADSTONE. RETIREMENT ANNOUNCED. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 February 1914
YlSCOrXX ('I-ADSTO>~E« RETIKDfEN T A N X OUXC £ D. LONDON', Wednesday. - \[r Lewis llarcourt, Secretary of State for the Colonies, announced jiin the House ol Commons jusltr B&lt;lay that Viscount Gladstone was Mretiriiiif from the position oi Gov H erttor-General ol South Alrica in ftjune. || Viscount Gladstone, Mr liar court padded, sought to resign early in ||M3. His retirement was not con Bncoted with recent events in South i.\inca, and was due purely to do jSmestic reasons. He retained the ^confidence of tile Government. g| It is expected that Mr Sydney gBuxton, President of the Board of ||Trade, will succecd Viscount Giad Ustone.
ARE SO PLEASANT TO TAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 February 1914
ARE SO PLEASANT TO TAKE. "I was inclined to be constipated, and was always compelled to have a laxative," writes Mr Hugh McNaugh ton, Lubeck, Vic. "Chamberlain's Tablets were recommended to me and a few doses relieved me of this trou blesome complaint. I think £0 highly of them that now I take an occasional dose, which helps to keep me in good health." Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, Wholesale Distributors.
CRICKET (Notes by "Onlooker.") [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 February 1914
CRICKET | T/- . (Notes hy "Oulooker.1') Tile competition marches in both grades were suspended last Satur day to permit of a selected team from A grade trying conclusions ,with y. team from the .Mary borough •Association on the Camp Reserve, and if the_ interest taken in the match, be judged by the attendance then the postponement proved to •be very doubtiul policy. The spectators, however, if few in number, were enthusiastic, atkl particularly appreciated the Maryr borough players miserable attempts at catching.. It is marvellous that a team who arc. so particularly smart and clean in their ground fielding could catch so badly.' T'he visitors won the toss and de cided that the locals-'should bat iirst on a had wicket. Seelenmever gave the home team a good start by making -10 in liis best style, it is refreshing to see liim bat when properly going, and on Saturday he rose to the occasion and by clean hard batting made it difficult to realise that the wicket was bad. Ruey Warren agai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 February 1914
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THE SMART SET. TOWN HALL—THURSDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
THE SMART SET. | TOW.V HALL—THURSDAY NEXT. 1 r iter George's famous company •ainers, The Smart Set, will ip n the Town Hall on Thursday ii \ Thoy came out to Australia r under engagement to Mes 1 md X. Tait, and their season s i M lDoarne one long unparel kd uccess. The artists comprising ii a junisarion have a high reputati on u the effect of their turns and mes is considerably enhanced by e dainty dresses and setting of the normance. An extreme vitality is characteristic of all the performers, nieulariy in the case of .Miss Geor s .Martin, a genuine lady comedienne, nil Mr Walter George, who beside be n an exceptionally clever ariist ana ter actor, is also the producer, a stage manager of the company, e Melbourne critic, in speaking of company, said :—"New entertain in and ideas are so rare that 'the ppearance of The Smart Set is hailed ;jiKun pleasure, each member being of -JSOTiiaorable merit." \ Ta, ior reserved seats is ;v!fi&lt;yw OTi N\e'-.v ax VeA\QT's.
ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS \ royal iiall pictures. i to-night's programme. s | The popularity of :the RoyaJ 'Hall twill lie totf1*?1" enhanced by the pro Im.-raaew 'o* presented to-night. The flstar pictured entitled The Wild Guar dian and i: is a nature study subject as a'lion is one of the chief features. Jt is kept at. a squire's house in ac cordance n'ii.ii an ancient tradition, and on 'the death of the squire a new heir puts in an appearance, and the part the lion plays in unmasking this individual makes one of the most sen sational scenes ever filmed. It is sure to be a big draw. The other .subjects are well up to the usual high : standard, the. comedy drama and coin is being particularly good. ■The full programme is :—First part. -Love Before 10 (comedy drama. 1000 j ft 1. On the Broad Stairway (drama. h000f;K Stolen Treaty (AB drama, \ lOOun'i, McGann ana His Octette (co i mic). Second pari :—One -Rounl I O'Brien Comes East (comedy drama, k lOOOi'O, The Wild Guardian (star foa draws. SO...
GENERAL BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
nPTN'BRA-Lf -BUSINESS. rrhe Surveyor mentioned that a good nlv of pitchers was on hand. The SS niielli-ng of Turner street had been horised, and he wanted to know a1'" llCr the council preferred the use •Ditchers or concrete for the 'pur clsp—It was decided to have the ^annels of concrete. /y Sheridan called attention to the . (b'ridge at the intersection of I^pbefl and Kennedy streets. The |c!rve.vor chat a new footbridge I -'K ,'ae place was being made. I rr. Taylor again referred to the In i ,f fence at the Market Reserve. The |lrvevor said it was not worth repair liriJ. ^r- Ta-v!or dealt ax some length -its imsighcliness, but the matter L0pped without action being taken. [ £-r. Ireland moved that the Surveyor Lresent ai council meeting speci [fjcatio" for painting, and repairing the I spouting or" llle Town Hall.—Carried. On tlie motion 0f Cr. Sheridan, the Surveyor was instructed to see to the lability of the foundations of the can con at the Gardens.
BOROUGH COUNCIL FORTNIGHTLY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL FORTNIGHTLY MKB-p.j The fort/uightiy meeting of the r 1 tlemaine Borough Council wa&lt;? ^ i last night, when those present wer/?^ 1 Mayor (Cr. Cornish), and Crs pi"1 - man, Martin, Sheridan, Yandel'l t * lor, Thwaiters, and Ireland, a5,' ogy was received from Cr. UtvJ/'" correspoxdexce. ' n The correspondence include ,• >■ ' following :— " 25 ;; From the Deputy Postmaster ^ ral (per Mr J. A. Arthur, M.P.I, | ! that the matter ot installing a nuw° f j telephone at the railway statioa *'r, I ! receive consideration. ll> | j From E. Spiers, stating that Mr Bi' ^ ler had fenced in property afljoiav" &lt; ! -liia in Bay street, without .leaving 1 iter an entrance.—Referred to theI I veyor tor report. ; From the Under Secretary, Sla,. ; I that February 18th, had been proci* I 1 roed a public holiday throughout % ' 1 Borough. ' i ! From the Railways Estate Qg,... - asking thai 5.', overdue siuce last v' ; vo'mber for lease of land for drai^C purposes,...
ROBERT GEORGE BEFORE THE COURT ASSAULT CASE ADJOURNED. THE LUNACY CHARGE. "DELUSIONAL INSANITY." COMMITTED TO ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
ROBERT GEORGE BEFORE THE COURT ■"* * ASSAULT CASE ADJOURN'BD. TifE LUNACY CHAiRGE. "DEJIjUSIONAL INSANITY." COMMITTED TO ASYILUM. The public were ordered out of court, when the case against Robert George was called on before Hie P.M., Dr. "Woolley and Mr Newham, J's.P., ■it the Police Court yesterday morning, md the large crowd reluctantly left. Inspector Middleditch : I understand there is a charge of lunacy against •:'liis man. The P.M. : We have it down here I think. YeS. here it i3. Inspector Middleditch : The medical gentlemen arc here. The P.M. : Have lbry returned yet? The Inspector : I am quits prepared to go on with our charge, but I don't think there is much use after what I have learned. The Clerk of Courts : Eleanor Beere v. Robert George Beere. Mr Newell : I appear to watch the proceedings oa behalf of Airs George. The accused : -Mr Barnett, my soli citor in Bendigo, is coming down by the midday train to appear for me, vour worship, and I want the case postponed till th...
IRON QUOITS. The handicaps for to-day's match at the Railway ends are: — [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
mo>* QUOITS. The handicaps Tor to-day's match at the Railway ends are : — C. Robinson, scr.; G. Reddy, 4; S. Thomas, 0. Martin, 5; E. Lupton, 6; A. Eldridge, P. "Williams, S: C. Cow ling, 9: C. Witiingslow, J. Crachet, 10; T. Kenyon, D. Bouch, C. Annear, 'IV. Mardock. 11; J. Thompson, junr., 12; 3. Evcrcit, C. Cardwell, Bert. Ion*.-:, J. Sneddon, 13; F. Hough, J. Car t\v ell. P. Muiriiend. K. Reddv, V. TOW, 14; J. Eldridge, J. "Thompson. sent.. \o; F. Hodson. C. Shilling, IS.
DREDGING PROSECUTION DISOBEYING BOARD'S ORDER. GERMAN GULLY PARTY. FINED £5, WITH £3/3/ COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
DREDGING PROSECUTION •DISOBEYING BOARD'S ORDER. GERMAN" GULLY PARTY. FIXED £5, WITH £3/3/ COSTS. "They are liable to a penalty not exceeding £100 per day for every day after receiving the order," said Mr FairhaU. of the Crown Law Depart ment, to Mr Barlow, P.M., at the Police Court yesterday. The case alluded to was one in which A. A. Muxworthy, who with a party ia sluicing in German Gully, was proceeded against on the information of Inspector .Douglas for failing to obey an order of 'the Sludge Abate ment Board, directing him to maintain efficient paddocks or sludge basins. Mr Fairliall outlined the case, and defendant pleaded guilty. I J. E. Douglas said he served the or der on 30th September, 1911. The or der was disobeyed as the dams were not up to the required capacity, and were not maintained during all min ing operations ; The banks were only 1 foot high, and should be 03 feet high, and the top of the bank wns not IS inches above the sludge, and the i drop bars were not naile...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
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BEAUTIFICATION OF CASTLEMAINE STREETS SHRUBS IN CENTRE OF BARKER AND MOSTYN STREETS. SUGGESTION BY THE MAYOR. SURVEYOR TO REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
BHUMTIONOF CASTLEMAINE STREETS 1 SH-tUHS iX CENTRE OF BARKER AM) .MOSTYN STREETS. SUGGESTION BY THE .MAYOR. SURVEYOR TO REPORT. .Mayor Cornish made a somewhat startling suggestion at the meeting of iho Borough Council last night, but '■vhc:; he had elaborated his idea, it proved 1101 to ho so startling after ail. Tfc>> proposal was that Barker street. >r;>m Post Office corner 10 the Square corner, and Mostyn street from tiie same corner to Margrave street, should be torn up so tliat the metal so gained could be used to re-metal the streets named. He said the ce-.ntre of iho.se streets '■■as very flat, and to metal them pro P'.-rly would cost about £400. He had heo;; thinking that if the metal was 'aken ritrht up and the centre of the Greets planted with shrubs. enough ss?ta! could be gained to give the pro slop? to the sides. Tn addition, tse street would be made more beauti ful and the anuual cost of mainteu s"C'i? reduced. The beds in die centre of the road,] •"id rhe ...
CHILDREN'S RECREATION GROUNDS WHAT IS DONE IN OTHER PLACES. BOROUGH COUNCIL GLEANS INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 February 1914
CHILDREN'S RECREATION GROUNDS ^ — WHAT IS DOX'E IX OTHER -PLACES. BOROUGH COUNCIL GLEANS IX PORuAIATIOX. At a recent meeting of the Borough Council, at the instance of Cr. Lawson, it was resolved that other municipali ties he written to and asked what they were doing in the way of providing playgrounds for the children, with a view, probably, of doing something in the same direction locally. Several replies were received at the Council meeting last night, bur as Cr. Lawson was absent it was resolved not to. discuss the matter. The replies were from the following : — The Town Clerk of Malvern wrote stating that no children's playgrounds had been established for that purpose j only, but large grass lawns that were' in the gardens were greatly used by children. The Town Clerk of P rail ran wrote that his council was now .forming a children's playground at Fairbairn Road, Toorak, and that adjoining a public garden a large playing space was available for children, at which swings and see...