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MOTOR NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
MOTOR NOTES. The disclosures made. in connection with a civil action recently heard in the County Court, Melbourne, will cause a considerable amount of uneasi ness in -motoring circles, particularly where paid drivers are employed. One of the-parties to the action, when asked if he had any understanding with a chauffeur in reference to becret commission being paid on repairs anl tyres supplied, replied, "If I did, it is done by others. Some of tne big firms pay as high as 15 per cent. to chauffeurs for their buriness,"' and such a. statement will, no doubt,' cause con siderable mistrust amongst car owners who leave the ordering of tyros, acces. series and repairs in the hands of their chauffeurs. The admission is such a serious one that every effort should be made to prove the truth of the asser tion. A sweeping investigation would be welcomed by reputable firms who would not, for a moment, countenance such practices. For some time past it has been common talk that a considerable am...
MEXICAN SITUATION. MR BENTON'S MURDER. STABBED TO DEATH. WASHINGTON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
MEXICAN BITUATION. MR BENTON'8 MURDER. STABBED TO DEATH. WASHINGTON, Monday. Mr C. A. S. Terceval, British consul at Galveston (Texas), who was deput ed. to. enquire into the death of Mr Benton, a British subject, at the hands of the Mexicali rebels, has .presented his report. In this he stated that.his investiga. tions disclosed that the death of Mr Benton was not due .to pistol shots, as. has been, generally believed. Mr Perceval does not state .the exact cause of death,.but it is believed he wishes to infer that Mr Benton was fatally stabbed. The consul added that. Mr Benton was not armed .when he appeared before General Villa. - STABBEDIN .VILLA'8 OFFICE. WASHINGTON, Tuesday. Mr- Porceval' further reports :that Benton, disregarding the advice of his wifo and friends, visited General Villa unarmed. A scuffle occurred in Villa's office. Perfect quiet followed, and some time later the body was removed. It is thought likely that Benton was stabbed by-one of General Villa's-of fleers...
VICTORIAN GRAZIER'S OFFER. £20,000 FOR ULSTER. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
VICTORIAN : RAZIER'S. :OFFER. £20,000 FOR ULSTER. MELBOURNE, We'dhesday. ' Mr J. -8. Horsfall, formerly chair man of Goldsbrough;.Mort ahnd Co., has cabled to Sir Edward Carson offoring £20,000.to help Ulster. --. HIlis cable reads :---'As Asquith, my fellow Yorkshireman, refuses referen dum, I will give £20,000 to help UI1 sterinen 'if they are driven to -fight. Very strong feeling; here against As quith."
ROSSBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
ROSSBRIDGE. (From our own Correspondent.) The meeting of parents sor the elec tion of a new School Committee was poorly attended, owing to its clashing with a meeting of farilers at Lismoro in connection with railway matters. The new School Committee consists of Mesdamcs M' Carthy, Jackson and Clarke; and Mes'srs Robortson, W. M' Inerney, Drew and Rev. 0. Hardie. The committee will meet again shortly to elect a chairman, correspondent and treasurer, and to attend to any busi ness that may be awaiting its atten tion. The water in the Shire Council dam opposite the Rossbridge Hotel, is lower than it has been for many years. With. out this dam mannny people would be in a serious position, for besides water. ing their stock there, people are in several cases carting the water for do mnestic use. The Rev. 0. A. IHardie exchanged pulpits last Sunday with Mr M'Leod, of Wickliffe.
GLENTHOMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
S GLENTHOMPSON. On Thursday evening last a meeting of the P.W.M.U. was held in the Pres byterian Church, Mrs M'Leod occupy ing the chair. The principal business of the meeting was to appoint office bearers and make arrangements for fu ture meetings. It was decided to hold tihe next meeting, which will be a de votional meeting, on the second Thurs d(ay in May, and that a sewing meeting be held two weeks later. Five ladies generously offered a room for the pur pose of holding sewing meetings. Con siderable enthusiasm was manifested in the meeting, and if this is maintained much useful work will be accomplished. The annual meeting of the Glen thompson Church of England Ladies' Guild was held on the 10th March, when the Rev. 11. Giles occupied the chair. The balance sheet for all ef forts held during the past two years was presented, and showed a net profit of £147/19/7. The following office bearers were elected for the ensuing year :-President, Mrs Irving (ro elected); Vice-president, ...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. GLENORCHY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
SPORTING INTELLIGENOCE. GLENORCIIY RACES. The following weights have been de. lared for the above races to be held n 1st April: Trial handicap, j mile-Boy Casey, 3.0; Weroona, 8.91; 1alf-Holiday, 8.8; Scotin, 8.7; Bill Bridge, 8.0; Fiery Bob, 7.6; B.D.S., 7.3; Reprimand, 7.0. Glenorchy handicap, one mile-Val. wick, 9.13; Lady Warrack, 8.10; Florrie l'arl:, S.8; Zingi, 7.13; Bellapur, 7.10; Boy Casey, 7.4; Dr. Jack, 7.3; Ilar nmony, 7.2;. Modest .Maid, 6.13; Scotia, 6.10. Flying HIandicap, 5 furlongs-Val. wick, 10.0; Lady Warrack, 9.0; Zingi, 8.7; Boy Casey, 7.10; Weroona, 7.7; Scotla, 7.4; Bill Bridge, 7.0; Fiery Bob, 6.12; The Duke, 6.9; Reprimand, 6.7. Welter Handicap, 7 furlongs-Lady Warrack, 10.5; Florrie Park, 10.3; Zin 9i, 9.8; Cranley Chase, ,9.5; Dr. Jack, 8.13; Harmony, 8.12; Modest Maid, 8.8; Half-holiday, 8.0. W. B. HODGETTS, Handicapper.
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] EDUCATION CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. .[To the Editor.] EDUCATION CONGRESS. Sir,-In your report of the above congress, the Chief Inspector of the E"ducation Department, Mr Fussell, is reported to have said, in the course of his address, in speaking on the relation of Elementary and High Schools to one another, that, "as far as.the town it self and .its immediate neighborhood were concerned, the problem was sole ed. He realised that children of par ents in the distant country districts were at .some disadvantage. As yet the department had not money to pay for their board in" towns." This, no doubt, is a great stumbling block to "poor" parents who are unable to pay for their children's board at such places where High Schools are established, who live in such out of the way places, such for instance, as Elmhurst, where the train service is not suitable to al low their children: to go and return home the same day. As it is admitted to be to the advantage of the State that children should receive tais ad vanc...
ARARAT TOWN BAND. MOVEMENT FOR ITS RE-FORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
ARARAT TOWN BAND. MOVEMENT FOR ITS RE-FORMA TION. A meeting of members of the old Town Band. and others interested was held at the Mechanics' Institute last night for the purpose of considering the question of reforming the Ararat old Town Band. There was a fair ly good attcndance, and--Mi- J. Start occupied the chair. In opening the proceedings, the chair man said that he was pleased-that an effort had been put forth to get the old band going again. le 'felt sure that the townspeople would- give it their support. It was resolved that the band be re-formed, and that a sub-committee of two be appointed to canvas the town with the view of ascertaining what support they iere likely to receive; and to report to another meeting at an ear= ly date. It was mentioned that negotiations were taking place with the view to se curing the attendance of a bandmaster from another town to take charge of the band, and also that several new players had offered to join in with them.
BEHAVING IN AN INSULTING MANNER. FOUR YOUNG MEN BEFORE THE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
BEHAVING IN AN INSULTING I MANNER. FOUR YOUNG MEN BEFORE THE COURT. Yesterday morning, at the Ararat Po lice Court, before Messrs G. Burn and J. Moore, J.sP., four young men named Alexander Breen, Walter Gordon, Tho mas Walsh and Ernest Cracknell were charged with behaving in an insulting manner in Barkly street on Saturday evening, 7th March. All the defendants, with the excep tion of Walsh, pleaded guilty. Superintendent Canty said that on account of the increasing population of Ararat, there was an influx of young men in the streets at night time, and also owing to complaints of rowdyism.n Senior-constable Tucker, who was in charge of the local police station, had decided to put it down, consequently lhe had two constables doing plain I clothes duty on the night in question. Constable Horn deposed that lie was on duty on the evening of Saturday, I7th March, with Constable 1' Innes, both being in plain-clothes. At about a quarter to eleven o'clock they were standing opposite the w...
DUTIES OF ARMY AND NAVY. NOT TO DISCRIMINATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
DUTIES OF ARMY AND NAVY. NOT TO DISCRIMINATE. Mr Asquith, continuing, said it *as not the business of the army and navy to discriminate between the relative validity of different. parts of the law. If the doctrine put forward by Mr Bonar Law- was recognised, the whoje fabric. on which the law was " built would disappear. - Mr Asquith, in conclusion; said that if half a million men struck for shorter hours and better wages, and brought society near starvation, could officers disobey orders because they, believed the men's cause was just ' Mr Asquith protested against the notion that the army and navy must ultimately .determine the policy of the country.
COLE'S BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. A COWBOY'S HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
COLE'S BOHEMlAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. A COWBOY 'S HONOR, There was again a large audience at the Canvas Theatre on Tuesday evening, when the Bohemians produced an American drama-"- A Cowboy's Honor," to the very evident appreci ation of all present. The motif of the piece is a stirring story of far Western life, full of life and vigor, and the various parts were all well stistained and the interest of the audience was never allowed to flag. FROM ALTAR TO PRISON. Last night the popular Bohemnians appeared in the Town Hall and again drew a good house. The plot is a powerful and intricate one. abounding with exciting incidents. The drama was ably presented by the talented members of the company and it proved one of the best of the company's successes. Miss Vene Linden as Lady Dashwood (Folly) was more charming and convincing than ever, and scored a great success. As the Parson Thorne, Mr W. IH. Ar was ad miralle and gave a very striling per formance. The other principal char acters were we...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. HOME RULE. TENSE EXCITEMENT IN COMMONS. GENERAL PAGET'S ALLEGED STATEMENT. "COUNTRY ABLAZE BY SATURDAY." PROFOUND SENSATION CREATED. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS. aEUTIEB' BPECIALS. HOME RULE. TENSE EXCITEMENT IN COM MONS. GENERAL PAGET'S ALLEGED STATEMENT. "COUNTRY ABLAZE BY SATUR. DAY." PROFOUND SENSATION CREATED. LONDON, Monday. The prospect of excitement over the Irish crisis resulted in the House of Commons being crowded this afternoon. The Prime Minister and Mr Lloyd George were cheered as they came into the Chamber, but cries of "Limehouse" from the Opposition benches also greet ed the Chancellor of the Exchequer. In reply to a question, the Prime Minister stated that he was unable at present to say when the second read ing of the Home Rule Bill would be taken. Answering the leader of the Opposi tion, Mr Asquith promised to furnish further facilities for the discussion of the Ulster situation if, after the state ment to be made by Colonel Seely (Sec. retary of State for War), Mr Bonar Law still thought it necessary. Colonel Seely stated that some of the •officers with the forces in Ireland had informed "Lieut.-General Sir A...
THE SENATE. LIBERAL CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
THE SENATE. LIBERAL CANDIDATES. :Seventeen candidates have been nominated in connection with the bal. lot which members of the:'Liberal leagues are to hold next month for the purpose of selecting six candidates for the Senate should a double disso. lution be granted. The complete list is as follows: Senator M'Coll, Sir Henry Weedo', Mr J. Hume Cook, Mr S. Mauger, Mr C. Gavan Duffy, Mr William H. Edgar, Mr A. W. Gleneross, Mr Thomas Mar. tin. Mr A. C. Morley, Mr William J. M' Lean, Mr Norman O'Brien, Mr J. T. Packer, Mr F. Maldon Robb, Mr A. J. J. St. Ledger, Mr W. A. Treu with, Mr William Wilson and .Mr . R. N. Carrington. Most of the' candidates are well known. Senator M' Coll has been in 'State and Federal politics for 28 years, and was second on the poll for the Senate at the general elections last year. . Sir Henry Weedon has been Lord Mayor of Melbourne, and was member for East Melbourne for some years. Mr Hume Cook was member for Bourke in the earlier Par liaments. of the Comm...
LOBBIES OPINION. IMPOSSIBLE TO CALL ON ARMY. FOR ULSTER COERCION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
LOBBIES OPINION. IMPOSSIBLE TO CALL ON ARMY. FOR ULSTER COERCION. The opinion is generally expressed in the lobbies. that according- to Mr As quith's speech'it is now impossible for the Government to call upon the army to coerce Ulster. Many Liberals and Nationalists are disappointed that tne Government did not accept the resignation of the offi cers. The "Daily News" says "the public wants to know the .conditions under which Brig.-General Gough returned. Are they conditions of unqualified or optional obedience ?' . The "Daily News? adds that if.the army is a Tory institution, the Liber.' als will break it.as they broke the House of Lords. : , -. • . . ... .
MR BALFOUR'S INDICTMENT. MINISTERS INCONSISTENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
MR BALFOUR'S INDICTMENT. MINISTERS INCONSISTENT.. Mr Balfour said it was' absurd for the Premier to use conciliatory lan guage while Mr Churchill was blowing the call to arms in Yorkshire. While Mr Asquitl was calling out fire engines to put out the conflagration, he sent two colleagues to cut the mains and destroy the water supply. - Mr Balfour added-that Brig.-General Gough had been re-instated, though he still said he would not fight - against Ulster. There were times in history when the ordinary maxims governing society must be laid aside. - GENERALS' RETURN -TO IRELAND. Lieut.-General Paget and Brig.-Gen'e ral Gough are returning to Ireland.
LABOR LEADER'S VIEWS. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
LABOR LEADER'S VIEWS. LONDON, Tuesday. In the House of Commons yesterday Mr .Ramsay Macdonald said that if Brigadier-General, Gough was not ,pre pared to do his duty ho ought .to be dismissed. . " The syndicalists had apparently suc ceeded in inoculating. the Tories with their poisonous views. : Hundreds of thlousands oqf' trade iunionists. would Bay that army: oficers were prepared- to- shoot strikers, be cause.. -they did not= syinpathiso with themi butdid snot do their duty in Ul "ster because of class liins and 'political prejudices. ;-' -
SOCIAL NOTES. NOSKE—CRONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. NOSKE-CRONE. A pretty though quiet wedding was celebrated on Tuesday evening last, at six o'clock, at "Fairview," Banfield street, Ararat, when Miss Margaret &nbsp; Crone, second daughter of Mr and Mrs W. H. Crone, was united in the bonds of holy wedlock to Mr Christopher Noske, third son of Mr and Mrs G. Noske, of Moutajup. The ceremony was performed in the presence of rela- tives and most intimate friends by the Rev. O. Nichterlein. The bride, who was charmingly attired, was given away by her father. The bridesmaid was Miss Amy Taylor, of Melbourne, and the best man Mr Philip Noske, of Moutajup. The ceremony over, an ad- journment was made to the Masonic Hall, where an excellent wedding breakfast was prepared by Mrs Start, of the Albion Hotel, the table decora- tions being artistically carried out. Toasts customary on such occasions were proposed and honored, after which the happy couple took their departure by the evening train for Ballarat, en route to Quee...
MISS HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 26 March 1914
MISS HAMILTON. A very old resident of this district Passed away in the Ararat Hospital on Tuesday, in the person of Miss Eliza Hamilton, who expired at the advanced age of 64" years. The de ceased was a sister of Mrs William Stock, of High street, and of ex-Ser geant Hamilton, J.P., of Rundle street. The deceased, who came to this district in the early sixties, for years resided with her sister, Mrs Stock, at Arm-. strongs, at the site of the present rail way station.