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No. 2339. By A. Ainger. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
By. A.. Ainger:.,,. Black.-Mon, 6, 23; lingma,` 2 , 72.; White.--Men," 18, 18, 31; Kiing,'7 Black to play and win. 71lndgai e of practical- use. SLUTiioNS TO. PROBLEiMS.,.;" No. 2334. .. By - R. Atwel .. Ii lk. -3en 4, 11, 12, 14; .King. 2!:, .:C.= >, White.- n, ., . 20, 24, 28; King, 6 .. :White to move and winu 1.26 .. 8 20 ..1 628..22 2'-10 4-- .-l 1 1 11 b:2t0 e:n0
LITERATUM THEODORE ROOSEVELT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
mr?. : THEODORE ROOSEVELT. .No one can read Mr. Theodore Roose lt's published autobiography (Macmillan) :without being iimpressed'-by the amazing. vitality of the man. It reveals itself on every page. 'A fluent writer, of him' it may truly be said that the style is the man, for he rushes 'the' reader on through some 600 pages, with the same breathless . intensity with :'hich he used to drag his. friends of the "Tennis Cabinet" over moun tains and .precipices and through, rivers * when he took. Them for 'an afternoon walk.. 'That the child, is' 'not always father, of the: man is apparent from Mr. Roosevelt's con i:.fession that he was a sickly, delicate boy, b:'who suffered much from asthma,. and had to be 'taken away on trips to' find a place where he could breathe. Without exactly saying' so, Mr. Roose ,vIt seems to suggest that, his 'triumph q r youthful weakness was 'due, like :: triumphs in later life, to strength w: ill and to indomitable purpose. IHe early learnt to despise we...
LORD HUGH CECIL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
LORD HUGH CECIL. he member for Oxford Univers:ty is the personality who forms the subject of Mr. T. P. O'Connor's article in the January issue of the "Pall Mall Magazine." The writer shows how the rising statesman with influence and tradition behind him became the spokesman of that portion of the Conservative party which adhered to the principles of free-trade, 'and declined to follow Mr. Chamberlain. He was then boycotted by the ardent tariff reformers of his party, but found a safe seat at Ox ford, where even tie sharp blade of the confederates could not intervene. "Lord Hugh Cecil," we are told, "is still a man in a position of isolation and of an un certain future. His genius, his industry, his determination to assert himself, his long lineage and his fanatical convictions ought to have made his path easy in nor mal conditions, but existing , conditions. ake it difficult, if ndt impossible. Will his gifts and his determination overcome. "-4' - -THlE ALBIERT AIIAlK REGATTA, all t...
LITERARY GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
LITERARY GOSSIP. "Great is Discipline," by O. C. Ironside, is confessedly a story written with a de finite purpose. Its object is not so much to arouse interest in a romance as, to set forth certain opinions in a clear andiattrac tive manner. The wrongs and woes of op pressed labor have .often been. made the VICTORIAN FOX AND IRISH TERRIER CLUB'S PARADE, ALEXANDRA AVENUE. -(J. C. Bartlett, jun., photo.). theme of aspiring novelists, but in this in stance the side of the employer is given, and there is presented a spirited, though one-sided, indictment of the spirit and me thods of the labor unions and the Socialist party. They are accused of elevating hat red into a principle, of terrorising individ uals, of abandoning the restricton of hon orable dealing, and of treating agreements merely as a matter of convenience. In view of recent incidents, it cannot be said that these assertions are 'altogether with out foundation. Unionism, established as a, protest against tyraniy, has now b...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
1. A Horsham Motor Party en route to the Wartook. 2. Landing a Two-pounder Rainbow Trout. 3. A Qtscade Bath. 4. Fun with the Raft. 5. Thoroughly Refreshed. The Western side of the Grampians is the favorite rendezvous for the residents of Horsham, and affords abundant sport to fishing parties. The creeks are teeming with Rainbow trout, blackish, &c,, and the dietrict only' requires incresed facilities for easily reaching this exceedingly picturesque sptt to make it one of the most popular tourist resorts in Victoris,
AROUND THORPDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
AROUND THORPALE. The spread of cultivation in the Thop dale district discloses the undeniable fact that the land can be made-to produce a great variety of useful crops. This year there are about 1000 acres in the neigh borhood of Thorpdale under potatoes, many of the crops looking exceedingly well. Some years' experience in the growing of pota toes teaches that the tuber produced in this district is shapely, solid and of special value for table purposes. On this account it always sells readily. The first illustration depicts the change wrought by cultivation. In the back ground is a hopeless-looking mass of dead timber, and huge logs with bracken fern and scrub, to make matters worse. Suc land is entirely unproductive. Even the original grasses sown years ago, after the first burn, have died out. In the fore ground is shown the character of the same class of country after it has been thoroughlly cleared and cultivated. The pictue was taken on a farm belonging to Mr. Edward Ford, for...
ROUGH WEATHER AT SEA. SHIPPING INCONVENIENCED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
ROUGH' WEATHER AT SEA. SHIPPING INOONVENIENCiD. The effect of the storm was felt severely on Hobson's . Bay. Pierce seas wvece reported. from all the .. different points: round the, coast. . Several large steamers that arrived' in port during the day experienced a trying time ,on the run to Port Phillip Heads. -The Loongana h;ad a bad time on her -trip across-~Bass Strait on Tuesday. night, and her passerigers were heartily glad to land on Wednesday morn ing. Even the 14,500-ton Ulyssesý was ineon vcnienced by the. stiong head seas; '.hie had to fight every inch of the passage from .Gabo on her way, from Sydney. The. coastal steamer Kapunda k ft the wharf bound to Sydney on Tuchdav night, but owing to rough seas breaking in the -ip she did' not venture through the Heads. nu til Wednesday morning. In Hobson's Bay the strong wind brought up a dirty sea,: and all small -craft were combelled to exercise ithe utmost cautioni in moving from point to, point.. Spray dashed over the Bayside ...
GREAT GALE AT SYDNEY. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
GRE?AT GALIE AT SYDLN7EY: SYDNEY, Wedniesday. This morning a -westerly .gale, which in creased ahnlost to. a -hurricanV, .raged' in Sydney ~tnd- subuitls. Houses .'were :'un rcofed, hcardings blown down and other damage done. In the harbor a big sea was running, and several vesels:dra?gged thein " anchors. Some idea .of the violent.: nature of the squalls was gained at Sydney,. -. where at' 11.25 a.m. a-.hurricanelike .gus . rega itered 75 miles per h-our: The -ferry boats seaminihg against t.he gale were en-' veloped in blind:ng louds' of. spray. It was. an anxious time for shipping at anchJrage4. One steamer. got into. difficulties and other craft Were riuang hcavily. on theii: ecabae" During .the height : t1e- gale this after noon the Federal liieri- B-iffe!iire dragged heri anchos dangeroiily ?l:"se .oto the roacs.: The-. Banffshire 'arrive?- hcre., on Monday afternoon from: London via :ports, and an chored at the -pwder ground :f -r the dis- . charge of explosives." She had alm...
TORNADO STRIKES BORDER TOWN. TREES UPROOTED AND PROPERTY DAMAGED. ALBURY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
TORNADO STRIKES .:BORDER TOWN. TREES UPROOTED AND PROPERTY DAMAGDD ALBURY, Thursday. The effects of the late storm' were ex perienced with- extraordinai?j scirerity ai; fborwatha. . The property- of -M'r. Evelyn RIeid suffered greatly, the vineyai'd was iwreiked comri let eevenithe fiencing being flat.tenied. Benamblrc Cottage, was blown tdoin:. fluge guim trees were torn out- of the ground, whilst standing trees .that withstood the tornado were stripped bare of leaves and barked by hailstones. An iron tank was carried -thiough a six-wire fence, and landed hundieds of yards away a battered wreckl of iron., Thb wool shed of "Chu;-lleilh -iFarmn was unroofed. Fowls' Were killed .wholes ile; aid flumbers of lab - bits have"also beienifohiud .dead ? i." Reid was carting some: galvanii-ed iron, and- liis was lifted off the drtay . Many sBheets of iron may now .be seeie Miouarter of a m:le away, high up in trees :No 'such sto,'m has ever been experienced- in- the, district be fo'e.
GAMES. "Denny." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
GAMES. - .- . "Denny." Played 'iii:the match betwee6. Alfred Jotr? . and Hugh fHeader on:= Black.-Henidcrson. " Thit =J ordi '` 14 25 . - Ia 8P.28 ,22.. 18 ' 6--'0. IS .. 9 7- 10 ' ":. 1 (a)15 22 ".. 18 5-14 .27 *,".'; : 18 .:,11 8 -11 . 29 ,.2 16 - 20 i 8 - 15' 26 ..2 22 3 7 30' .:20 "1 (b)19 11 -: 15 25 ...22 ..:;'20 - .27 1 , .24 S 18 ...11 14 -17. 19 (e) 1 28 .. 19 7 - 16 21 . 14 Drwn. S . 8 2':- :;.. 18. -10 26 a ,Jordan is, the only... first- claiss. layer big adopts" 11--10 here: b 24..20 is favored here. The tent leads to. the "Defence '~olors.reversed. e Played on ,afe" ines ? throuhout. ."ross." By W. Veal, :i n"Glaisgow Weekly Herald." 11-- 15 2 ..8 27 - 11 23 .. 18 23 . 8. 8 9 --13 18 K. .4 10 --17 7(a) 11:: 30(b) 25" ,10 17 21 .. 14 27 .. 23 1i3 - 22 21 .*: 14;' 7 - 11 3 - 7 25 .. 18' 11!-- 15' 27.. 23 22 .. 17" 1~ 5 "2 3' "20 -- 24 15 - 22 18 .. 11.. 1,,-- 20 1 ...1 25 .. 18 8 15 31 . . 1 - 16 9- 14 24 ,19' 2'- 6- 14 . 9 18.. 9 15 E'" 29 ..: 23 5 - 14 6 - 22 28 ..19 .....
STOCK AND SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
STOCK AND 'SHARE MARKET. The following are Friday'o latest sules tnd qbuotatidn8, showing the rises (lt) and Salls (F) compared with Thursday'8': 1NVE'STMENT STOCK. .. .... 1 Riso . or Company,. I Buy. Sell. Sanhl.J Fall City ,'i, .n',-, 1. -- 100 .:mu hay, 5, 1924.. )2 - E.9t. Idl., 4. 1'925. - 98/15/ Do., ., . 1 1 .. Do., 4, 1131 . - 08/15/' D)., ", 1:, ;. - i8/15/ Do., 4, - 1915, V. 198 5/j - Do., 4, 1915. V. )8/10' - Do., 41. 119417 .. 9/10/ -_ . 1 Do., *, 11)49 ..I • 10/i Do., 4. 195~) . .9/10/' - 1)Do., 3 , 191)17 .. : 7/5/ 80/10/ TI)o., 11, 11)927 . .I 80 189/10/' )Do., 3t," 1!5 .. - 8 Do., 3(, 193) . . - 88/15/ Do., a1. .. . . .o., 3'b, 19 .. - 8/10/' Sa.ving hi.ink, 3%, 192t4 . ... - 95 Vitorin, 4, 1923.. - 100/10/ Do.. 3,. 1920-.11 ;tla) . -- 92 ('lo. a:y., 19,'; Do., 3/, 11)1 i (stockt & (af r) 18 . I ' Do., 3%?, 1921) (sitook) .. .. 8 - Do., 3, 19)0 . ( - 8 Do., 3 19`32 .. - 83 Do., A Itoek). 1)17 and ao 7. 74/15/ 74 - . (ao. k (stock) ; BANK(o . IDo.. e'. /10/ /...
CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
CRITICISM. .. : ar. Lewis Roes, Mooncc Ponds writes:- . Re Problem '2328; "by.':, i.1- Tyri?r ?L i.'qu?t : the position after the third mvoe i'. iBlack.--5ien, 2, 3, 14; Kings: 17 : '." White .- iMen, 6, 19, 26, 30; Kings, :4 20.?:. :"?; .,-White to play,- 61 is played hmre*,tbut inite -. ad ~ °. Itry: 26.3,;: 17-92 810.) ?& 2-9 and i Wlhte?'-draeha. : -, .:, Re Problein 2330, by' J. -' 0olowi, the position?i after the-. sixth niove: is: - Black.-iaan,:: 21; Kings, 19,: 381. White.--Kings, 4, 14, 32.. . Black to play.::. 19--23 is. played qiere, but? play instead 1?9=15, 32..23, 15-.18 and . Black draws. - .
SOUTHERN TASMANIA. Hobart. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
SOUTHERN TASMANIA. LFROM OU'L CORRLESPONDENT.] Hobart. Buildings on the State farti at Deloraine, erected at a cost of £5000, provide 'oomme for each student as well as-fir the olficers. More rain is still badly required. More attentiori is being directed to irrigation. It eurred. At the last .Bridgewater stock is many years-since such a dry season oc sales-.best-.draughts. sold to £40, and guod to £37. .Over 16,400 shares in the freezing works proposed to be erected at .Btlrnie hlave been applied for, but. the number is :shortly expected' to reach 2000(. When .itie company has - £5000 the Government -will advance £1 for every £1 10/ expended in erecting the works. This year's Bream' Creek sholw, will be held on 6th May. Owing- to the dry-season the butter frctory in the .Hobart district has -had: its output limited to 2 tons per week, On a recent. visit. to the West -Coast. the Minister of Lands sawv catthe at a. height of 1700 feet above. esea level. They. were in splendid conditi...
DIVIDENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
- DIVIDENDS. The -following dividends faiec been declared: A.D. and 11. Bank, at rate of 5 per cent. on pre ference, 15 'per cent. deferried do. tind ordinlary. Ajax C.:ntral, 2/;, 2th Feb.;- books C. 6th Feb. Amalgamated Zine (lier Daivay:),. ./j, 11th FeIA; books C. 27th Jan. Austral IaIt Mfille, interim; at rate of 8 p.e. Aust. Wood Pipe, half yearly, at rate 10 p.c. I;lllnlat l'trustets, 5 per cent., and 1 per cent. bboriu, 5; h 'Feb. Bank of Victoria, prof. and ord., at rate of G p.c. Btnrrier Wharf, half yearly ord., at the rate of 5 per cent.; do., special, 10 per cent.; and bonus at rate of 10 per cent. per annum; bbooks C. .18th Jan. Broken Hlill Proprietary, 1/, 18th February; books C. Ith' Feb. Commercial Bank, pref., at rate of 3/ per cent. per annum for half year; books C. 20th ..an. Denton Hat, interim, 1/ per share, 30th .Jan. Eldna May,' 2/, 12th February; books' C. 6th Feb. Equiity 'Irustees, half yearly, at the rate :o 10 per cent. and 5 per cent. bonus. John Sharp...
No. 2337. Author unknown. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
No. 2337. Author unknown. Blaok.--( fen,. 9, 1 0, 18; Kings, 25," 29. Wliite.-'Men, 17,.18, .28,2, 28;., Kng'..d.: -:2. Wr. W te to play. and win. - 1-17.. 14 .20 .-.23 18 .. 14 3 w?. ? 10 17 12:-'2f1, A 27" "Whit net
CENTRAL GIPPSLAND. Trafalgar. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
CENTRAL CIPPSLAN O,. S'1RnoM oUit COnRRI'EONDENT.l Tr:afalgar. Rain is badly needed in tidi district for al cr~ops and grass, except potatoes, The waterhiolex and creeksl.re getting very. low," Chiaffeuttinr is- now in fill' swing.; Mr. Nox, miinanger of the Griasmere factory, in .te VWestemn district, was the successful applicant for the liosition of' manager of the Trafalgar Co-operative Butter and .Cheese Factorvy. Mr. C. Stoner, lat.e mana. ger, is leaving for-* the Wiarun:enmbool fac tory. Mr? F..S. Bayiey, omCtime ago. sold h1is firm at Yarragoni and mSade a tour of the .State, .i t the ides of buitying farn elsewhere. . e has now: reiurned 'iand :tates that conditions in tleie jaris arýe beater than. elseWhere, excepting. the :bht1 roade.: The. fruit crop here will be a: bod :deal later.:than::usual. Potato -digging irjil .soon- be commenced on .some. of the .early crops, although the .main crop -wilF. not be touchied tor some -time yet. Potato digging:machines have been trie...
THE STOCK EXCHANGE. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
-THE STOCK _EXCHANCE. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. BY BROKER. Investmennt stock has firmed all along tlie line in sympathy. with the improvcd conditions ruling in the. money market, and it is a reasonable deduction that if more scrip were available at round about the rates of recent sales- the business in this division would reach substantially larger proportions. Under the influence of the reducti'n in the English money rate, Stock Exchange values for the shares of T'he .majority 'of' Australian mining companies .dealt in upon the London market have advanced in an ac tive and buoyant Change. As I write, how ever, the market has the appearance of having "topped," for the time 'being at all events. The turnover in the gold section Ihas lately assumed larger proportions; and it appears tolerably certain that consider able speculative activity is likely to follow the results obtained when the New Langl Logan finally rise into the wash dirt. Investmniit Stock:--(T;B.,. East Mel bourne.)--...