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MINING NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MIININ NEWS. THE SHAREMSARKET. Mr Noah Davey, stock and Eharebroker, High-street, Maryborough, reports the following closing quotations at the last meetings of the Melbourne and Ballarat stock exchanges yesterday afternoon : INVESTMENTS. Amalg. Zinc-b 27/3 ARARAT DISTRICT. Cathcart-b 3/6, . 4/3 Cathcart (paid)- b 3/6, a 4/ Cathcart Central-b 3416, s 34/9, sales 34/6, 3419 Cathcart Victory--b 2/, s 2/1 Central Langi-b 4/5, a 4/6, sales 4/5, 4/6 Great Langi-b 4/10, a 4/10,, sales 4/9, 4/9% Langi N.-b 415, a 4/7 Langi 8.-b 14/7, a 14/9 New Langi-b 36/9, a 36/103, sales 36/6, 36/9 New Langi (paid)-b 3716, a 38/ Upper Langi-b 1/5I%, a 1/6 Upper Langi (paid)-b 2/6 BEAUFORT DISTRICT. Beaufort Deep Lead-b 3/ Hope--b 9/1 Hope N.--b 11/, a 121 Hope 8.-b 3/, a 3/3 Hope W.-s 11, sales Sd BALLARAT DISTRICT. LlanberrisaNo. 1-b 6/6, a 6/9, sales 6'6 New Normanby-b 21, s 3/ N. Woah Hawp-b 2/9 8. Berry--b 1/5, a 1/6 BERRINGA AND SCARSDALE. Scarsdale-b Sd, a 6d Golden Reefs-b 2/, a 2/1, sales 2/1 Wil...
VETERAN STATESMAN. MR JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN'S RETIREMENT. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
VETERT N STA' ESI i. MR JOSEPd CHAM;BERLAIN'S RETIREMENT. LONDON, \?, D:E.:'.Dr . Mr Joseph Chamberlain, 3L.P.. who has announced that he will not stand for Parliament at the next general election, has addressed a letter to his constituents, in which he says that he cannot hone to do parliamentary work again. Th constituency, Mr Chamberlain de clares, needs a younger man. The announcement has been re ceived with the greatest possi:: regret in all circles, irrespectiv ve f party. The health of the veterac statesman, which has been in ar unsatisfactory condition for somI . years past, has not become any worse. ir Chamberlain will short &lt;&lt; make one of his periodical visits to the Riviera, His son, Neville, is likely to con test his father's seat (Birringhsn: West) at the next election. Ar Austen Chamberlain, M.P. or Esi Worcestershire, and one of th: leaders of the Unionist party, he also been suggested as successor t, his .ather. The Unionist newep sp~?- e t morn...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS. Twenty thousand bags of this season's wheat were loaded on trucks at the Donald railway station up to Monday. Wheat carting is now in full swing. An extensive fire broke out in the Pine Dene district, N.S.W., on Satur day, as the result of a tree being struck by lightning. A departure from the Wonthaggi Council's policy of carrying out al work by day labor has had to be made, as far as asphaltiug footpaths in the business area is concerned. Tenders are to be called. A large black snake, measuring 5 feet 4 inches, was killed at Hoddle. When the reptile was captured it had a smaller snake, measuring 3 feet 6 inches, down its throat. The steamer Dorset took a ship ment from the Portland freezing works of 13,000 carcases of frozen lamb, SO tons of tallow, and a large number of hides, which was valued for export purposes at £12,698. There was a very large increase in the value of exports from Geelong for the year just closed, In 1913 the exports reached the value of £1,009,...
A TANGLED SKEIN. MELBOURNE, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
A TANGLED SKEIN. MELBOURNE, FRIDAY. Twenty-four years ago a brisk young bank clerk disappeared from Melbourne, and when his accounts were investigated there was dis covered a shortage of some £4000. The usual warrant was issued, but as the defaulter was able to cover up his tracks the warrant has never been executed. Just about the same time a clerk in another bank in Melbourne got away with a larger amount, but he was lured to London from Spain, arrested and duly sen tenced. These incidents of ancient bank history are recalled by the appearance this week in a Sydney newspaper of an advertisement in the "missing friends column." In this it is set forth that in connection with the estate of the unconvicted defaulter's half sister, who was a member of a well-known educa tional family in a seaside suburb, the missing man is called upon to prove his claims in a London law court bEforeMarch 18th this year. The trouble is that the missing man, who is stated to have been last heard of at P...
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. THE BAKER CASE. TRANSFER GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. THE BAKER CASE. TRANSFER GRANTED. A special meeting of the associa tion was held last evening to re consider the matter of the applica tion by T. Baker, of Talbot, for a permit to play with Railways. This was refused at the last meeting on the ground that taking Baker from Talbot would seriously affect an already weak club. The president, Mr H. B. Ewens, occupied the chair, and delegates were present from Railways, Maryborough, and Talbot. Baker had in an appeal against the decision at the previous meeting, but the Railway delegates were given leave to withdraw this, and substi tute instead another application for the permit, on the grounds that the applicant was now residing in Mary borough with his family. After some discussion, the Railway dele gates moved that the application he granted. The Maryborough dele gates moved an amendment that the matter be deferred till they had ob tained club instructions. The amendment was lost and the motion carried,...
MAJORCA RACES. A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MAJORCA RACES. A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. Racegoers throughout a wide dis trict concentrate attention on the annual races of the Majorca Club as one of the most interesting of January country meetings. Thus the meeting always draws a- good attendance of followers of the sport, and the gate takings keep well up each year. The races held on Wed nesday last provided no exception to this rule, for the number present showed an improvement. The sum of £25 was taken at the gates, and £16 in bookmakers' fees (at 10s 6d per head). Those present came mostly from Maryborough and the surrounding district, but there were also many from Ballarat, Melbourne and Bendigo. The officers of the Maryborough Race Club were pre sent, and also Mr J. Farmer, vice president of the Ballarat Miners' Turf Club. Had the weather been more propitious the attendance would probably have been larger, but it was an unpleasant day- op pressively hot and dusty. On the course itself, however, -the dust nuisance is unknown, so...
MEXICAN WARFARE. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
MEib CAN WARFARE. LONDON, Famix. The "Times·- corresnondent at Aexico City, in describing the system of warfare-in ~aefxico. savys the Mexican idea of making a soldier is to cram him into s uni form, give him a rifle; and let him fight as best he c-an. Most of them are Indians from the fields, and of a very low intellectual scale. Re cruits are secured by pres?ing, while many criminals are trans ferred from prison into the army. Oticers sbow an incredible lsck of skill in battle. In one instance the Federais, using machine guns, forced the rebels to retire. The nature of the countryl made it easy to cunt on theirt ,retreat1 but the coaonel in command looted. at his watch, said it was time for dinner, and told a bugler to sound the cease ire, and the rebels lisurely ret ired. Hordes of women laden with .pots. psau, and bliankets, and sometimes babies, form the commissariaf , with out which the army could not move. Generai Huerta seized hundreds in ten uightIs to swell his forces, and...
GHASTLY TRAGEDIES. GERMAN BUILDER KILLS FAMILY. EIGHT PERSONS PERISH. BERLIN, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
GHASTLY TRAGEDIES. GERMAN BUILDER KILLS FAMILY. EIGHT PERSBONS PERISH, BERLIN, FairaY.. A terrible tragedy involvingu the loss of eight lives has taken pulace at Soldan, a town in South-west Prussia? .A builder named Bratz with his wife and sister committed s?ielde by gas poisoning. The fiuding ofat their bodies wasdollowed by the disecovery of the corpses of the .five children of Bratz and the body of his dog, ali of them having had their throats cut. Money troubles are believed to habv prompt~ed Brat and his wife to murder their children and take their own lives. Ifusband and wife dressed themselves in full mournnog before lying down to die.
WRITERS AND WRITINGS. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. THE "HACKED" POET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
\ViILTlTEIS AND Wi[l l'ILNN,. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. THE " HACKED" POET. "The sprite of poetry is the mcst capricious and elvish of all sprites. No man can tell on what unlikely place it will alight, nor how long or ·hort will be its sojourn. It will make a man write divinely for a few years, and will then desert him utterly and leave him struggling in a mere slough of cleverness." So says Mr A. T. Strong in a scholarly article on Kipling, provoked by the great ballad-maker's latest volume, "Songs from Books." The point of these observations is that the Kiplingi of old-the Kipling of "Rewards and Fairies" and " Actions and Re actions"-is not the Kipling of to day, as exemplified in the more recently-written poems in the new collection. He can still write lyrics of sure strength-witness " The song of Mithras," supposed to be sung to the great Persian God by the soldiers of the 30th Legion, circa A D. 350: Mithras, God of the Sunset, low on the western main, Thiou descending immor...
SOILAGE VERSUS SILAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
. SOILAGE VERSJS SILAGE. In beginning this artici it. mav ias Yve!l be admitted that, my experenco lies with the first named only, butt i have had the benefit of the .\xp-, ence of successful dairymen li Iv near, whoso methods and results have been freely given in conversation. t it also understood that I am not airgl. ing against the building or siios uan heir success as aids in the proiluctior, of cream and butter. I am imply pointing out another road thh. leads to the same or even bett-r results. namely, the soilage systiem. In considering the production oi green feeds for dairy cows there is one objection that is almost, aivas raised. that is, the amount of labor required. To this I reply that nothing can- be accomplished without work. a-nd thai the amount of extra labor is not so great, if roghtly nanaged, as I -hali show. The great advantage of sii age is thatt i is the ooor man's friend and that but little capital wi!l b,. needed to carry it on successfully. The winter months...
TEMPERANCE NOTES. (Contributed by Temperance Council.) [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
TEMPERANCE NOTES. (Contributed b Temnperancn e Councii.. Dr. C, WV. Saleeby has predicted that the educated public will in inuture demand that every doctor shall be a total abstainer. Mr Arthur Chamberlain, brother o. the famous legislator, has died whie on a holiday in Devonshire. HIe was a strong temperance rie former, and when chairman of the Birmingham Licensing Bench drew up a scheme for a reduction in th: numb?r cf hotels by arrangem.ent among.the brewers. According to ofiicial figures, no less a sum than four millions sieril ing passed through the totalisator in New Zealand last year" This means that the average sum ipvested in the gambling machine by every person., infants included, amounts to £4. A contemporary says these figures can hardly be parilleed in any other country. It is reported that the Geu:rani Kaiser has become . teetotaier. Little publicity has, so Iar, been Riven to the fact, so as not to im peril one of the most important in dustries in Germany. The Emperor...
REUTER'S CABLES. RAILWAY STRIKE. TROUBLE IN SOUTH AFRICA. TRAINS STOP RUNNING. CITIZEN ARMY CALLED OUT. PRETORIA, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
RETUJTERtS CABLES RAILWAY STrIKF. TROUBLE IN SOUTH AFRICA. TRAINS STOP RUNNING. CITIZEN ARMY CALLED OUT. PRETORIA, FmorI .y. The belief entertained yesterday that the Transvaal railway strike was a fiasco turns out to have been premiature. It appears that the stoppage came too suddenly for some of the unons, but ballote were hastily taken, and the result is that the guards, eogine-drivers, and shunters have now ceased work throughout the Tranevaal and the Orange Free State. All trains exept mail-trains have now ceased on the Rand. A pro. clamation has been issued calling out the entire citizen army of the Transvaal on the ground that serious disturbances are anticipated. The troops are now guarding the coal stores. All is quiet at the gold. mines. The leave of all Imperial Army officers stationed in South Africa has been withdrawn, though the 3ritish troops will be uaed only as a last resource. At Bloemfontein the situation is serious. The men at all the rail way workshops have stru...
DRESSING HARNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 12 January 1914
" DESSING HARNESS: 'or. restoring harness or otherI? t.d ther that has become. hard uidnlstiff, - ker o.ne emulsion has beai found ,ai8. a be. It is made .itsfollow 1-TiTke oneba of good stx'dn wnitihrn sonp d>ZQmij' in a quail oif wnstern rn t oling i To this ~idd oe pn ru'oseno oil, and stir bce' it iind.!chui: ;ic 0 ol ufl iit combneslint .into~ whi'h p~ hb-\in :,nd i: his place th&-Iin" : o soic ., he sone the hire ssand cano ciean very easilvy. L itidry !!tZli. until it seems drfy on thei ouit d ind then apply the harness oileither noa.fot, fishi oil, or one of?tihe pr p-red oil. iLO the Eiurekia?.Iufixin. leather carriage tops -it? is necessarys to ,wa h over several- times withltI e i u!sion to get it damp. einoug lito oil; hen apply the oil as iiinthe liarness. 011 stians which have beeomes brit t1 sto 'track seriously when bent ar re..o.e, to-their original softness and ,liability by the treatmient. If i ne'w iain--s is treated twice a rear n thft ,ay .... I] alw...