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THE WEATHER. OMINOUS OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
THE. WEATHEB.. OMINOUS OUTLOOK. A steady fall in the barometer on Wednesday and Thursday, and the. as surance of the. meteorologist that . a depression is.slowly approaching, led to the hope that. a bountiful :rainfall might be experienced.. Yesterday, however; the glass showed an upward movement, though still low, and only a disappointing thunderstorm, which gave scarcely enough. moisture 'to re gister in the gauge, was experienced. ,The outlook is now grave, for water is failing in all directions. Dams and tanks in many cases are exhausted, and stock is being driven to water ; whilst teams are-carting supplies distances of, in some cases, five' and six miles. Ad vantage is ;being. taken "of the dry, 3er oT thIe viitage, whilsf 'farming operations are confined to the turning of fallow. - In some respects the: dry weather is welcomed by cultivators, as it is' aiding inf'cloaning the land now being turned over. Respecting the town of Ararat ,the condition is at least grave. Although ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Messrs H. Dodd and Son report hold ing a very satisfactory clearing sale on behalf of Mr H. Firman, at Langi Lo gan. There was a good attendance of buyers, and nearly' all the machinery and implements submitted realised :good average prices: The bidding for the horses was very brisk, and some very. satisfactory prices were realised. ,Aged _draught horse, £34 ; aged mare, £18 ;:draught mares, 3 years to 5 years, from £23/10 to £35 ; unbroken' colt, £11/5; 4 year old colt, £10"; 8 yetr old mare, £19/10.
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. A SILLY SLANDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
SOUR MEILBOUBNE LETTER. A SILLY SLANDER. Still another of those very silly slan. ders of all things Australian has been exposed. It was.recently stated in a Sydney newspaper that already an enor mous amount of damage had been done to the Commonwealth flagship by the use of Australian coal. It was al legel that the engineers of the vessel bad admitted that the boilers were very seriously damaged, being as much injured during the nine months in use as if they had been in use for. several years. . A report was called for by the Minister of Defence, and he has been informed by . Captain Clarkson that the allegations are baseless. lie writcs :-"The statement is, in my opilion, absolutely devoid of any foun du(tion in fact. The only defect in con nection with the boilers that I am aware of is in the brickwork of the furllaces. It requires extensive re Iewal. The engineer commander of the Australia has informed me that the bricks fitted in Great Britain had proved to be inferior in quality...
ARARAT LIBERAL RALLY. VISIT OF MR J. C. MANIFOLD. M.H.R. ADDRESSES BY MR HANS IRVINE, M.H.R., AND MR NORMAN O'BRIEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
ARARAT LIBERAL RALLY, VISITOF MR J. C. MANIFOLD. MJ.R ADDRESSES BY MR HANS IRVINE, i.H.R., AND MR NORMAN O'BRIEN. On Thursday -evening last a Liberal rally and musical social, arranged by the Ararat branch of the Australian Womenn's National Leagune, was held in the Town Hall, when there was a fair attendance, rully half of the audience consisting of ladies. The principal attraction for the evening was the pro posed visit of the Hon. W. I. Kelly, Minister of Home Affairs, consequently there was much regret when Mr Mani fold announced that he had received a telegram from Mr Kelly to the effect that he was prevented from attending through an attack of asthma. Prior to the opening of the meeting the Ara rat Citizens Band marched to the Town Hall, in front of which they rendered a programme of choice music. Owing to the unavoidable absence of the Mayor, Cr J. Irwin, occupied the chair. He said that on looking through the programme he saw that they were going to have more than a politica...
SENIOR CADETS. REGISTRATIONS NUMBER 28,777. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
SENIO? CADETS. REGISTRATIONS NUMBER 28,777. There. is a considerable inlprove. ment in' the number of registrations of cadets this year in 'comparison with those that were. registered last year, and comprised the 1899 quotas. The latest figures that have been compiled by the Adjutant-General's department show that instead of there being 10,000 missing trainees there are only 6000, and that nearly all of those will be found in the exempt areas; that is, those districts which lie too far from training centres for the 14 year old lads to -be enrolled for military training. One of the 'nost important conclusions that is drawn by the military authori ties from the figures is that the public is taking far greater interest in the movement, and that practically all the boys in the training areas have been registered in the first two months of the year. Though it is still obliga tory for the boys liable in exempt areas to register, delay in these registrations being made is not of such great...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
GENERAL. The Sultan of Turkey has pardoned Brizi Bey, who was sentenced to im. prisonment for life for the shooting of Shevket Pasha, the late Grand Vizier.. The Ellerinan line wheat ship, "Swazi," -with ° cargo from Austra. lia, put into Port Said in'Thursday; on fire. The flames were extinguished, but 4000 bags of wheat were dam aged. A . destructi'e" fire is reported from Agra (India), amongst the huge grain "go-downs," or store houses, in the city. An enormous quantity of grain, valued at £26,660, was destroyed. Lord Murray 'of Elibank gave fur ther. evidence on. Thursday. before the House of Lords inquiry..ecommission in to the share transactions with the Lib eral party's funds.. He said that .he had promised to;make good the amount which the party had lost duing his trusteeship. He had already paid the amount of Marconi share moneys due to the party,.but it.would'take-some years to refund the other £38,000 due. He could not defend himself against his action in regard to the st...
MIDDLE CREEK. SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
-MIDDLE CREEK. (From our own Correspondent.) SCHOOL COMMITTEE. ,T'he following are the names of the members of the.Middle Creek School Committee i-Messrs H. Dunn (Presi dent), Hillman (correspondent), M. Kelly and J. O'Brien, Mesdames M. Frane and.J. Pay, and Miss M'Donald. The Shirley Committee are :-Messrs W,. Ahern (President), W. Waldron (correspondent), S. Waldron (treasur er),~ ., Humphrey, J. Haig, W. Fors trr: and.:G .Clarke. :.: .: TRANSFERRED. Mr Austin, who has been in charge of ithe Middle Creek railway station for the. past: two years, has been trans ferred to:Moorabool.: His successor is Mr:Hoskings..... .... S PICNIC COMMITTEE. S`:At a: well attended meeting of the Middle Creek. picnic' cominittee, held in 'the hall on "Monday last, it' was dc.. cided to and' over:' the money 'in hand to.the school committee to be, used by them to provide a children's picnic for ::the children of Shirley, Euram. been and' Middle- Creek. A.N.A. The usual 'monthly'inmeting' of the. Midd...
HONORARY JUSTICES. DISCUSSION AT A.N.A. CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
HONORARY JUSTICES. DISCUSSION AT A.N.A. CON FERENCE. At the A.N.A. conference at Wanga ratta on Thursday, Mr J. Callaghan (Box Hill) moved-' That the confer ence is of opinion that the Justices Act should be so amended as to prohibit justices of the peace acting in a judicial capacity." Some justices, he said, were no: fitted for the position. The system was not a very satisfactory means of expediting justice. Many people who would not care to abolish justices of the peace would agree to curtail their powers. Mr D. M'Namara (Garfield) said the men to mete out justice should be Go-. vernment paid officers, not men who might be swayed by local bias. The system in New South Wales was better than the Victorian, where the system of administering justice by honorary offi cials was not very satisfactory. When a director, he suggested that the re form would, if carried into effect, in crease the laws and increase the expen diture. Mr Mfoir (Albert Park), said the re form would mean teat unl...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
LYCEUM PICTURES. The second of a series of detective dramas, entitled "Fantomas, the Man in Black," will be shown at the Ly. ceum Theatre to-night. This picture reveals the astounding and sensational exploits of the mysterious villain Fan tomas, or "The Man in Black." An other big picture will be shown in "The Right Man," -a splendid Vita-l graph drama.. The programme in 'cludes, among others, "Grand Morini River," "'Tale of a Cat," ''A Cor ner in Popularity," "Love in a Cot tage," etc. Mr Marchant, optician, Geelong, will pay a professional visit to Ararat on Monday, 30th March, and may be con sulted at Mr Wild's pharmacy, after noon only. Vandals within the past few days in the Broken Hill Art Gallery damaged the picture Sacking of Morocco, pre sonted to the gallery by Mrs George M' Culloch. The picture is said to be valued at anything between £1000 and. £5000. RICKED HIS BACK. "I ricked my back severely, and was unable to stand upright," writes Mr Thos. H. Maher, Ebden, Vie. "I h...
GOLD-BEARING SPECIMENS. SHIFT BOSS IN TROUBLE. BENDIGO, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
GOLD-BEARING SPEOIMENS. SHIFT BOS8 IN TROUBLE. BENDIGO, Thursday. James Richards, a shift boss, recently employed at the Neiv. Chum Goldfields, Bendigo, was charged at the Bendigo City Court this morning, b'efore Mr E. N. Moore, P.M., and honorary magis trates, with having stolen 15/ worth of gold-bearing ore and eight candles, valued at 9d, on 21st March, from the New Chum mine. He was further charged with having failed to satisfy a member of the police force that no came by the gold in a lawful manner. In addition he was charged with hav ing had in his possession, without a li conce, appliances for the treatment of gold. , He was committed for trial on the first charge, and on the others concurrent sentences of imprisonment were imposed.' It was stated that Richards was in charge of the mine when the mine man. ager was absent. On 21st March Rich. ards was seen to come up from the mine, go into the changing house, trans. fer somethin'gfrom his working clothes and roll them up toget...
F. E. STRANGWARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
F. E. BTRANGWABD, . Sharebroker,, Member Stock,-Exahange, ',- ofMelbour e, . 331 Collins 'Street, Melbourno. .(Tel. 8226.) -.i Private telephone, Windsor, No. 2879. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent. ,, -
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKlET. Yesterday's quotationst . for" Ararat stocks were as under :- . . Cathcart-Buyers, ;4/3 ., sellersi 4; sales, 4/2, 4/4. Do. (paid), yers, 4/2. Catheart Central -, ,ellers -.30/; sales, 29/9. Cathcart Victory Buyersj1/5;:,sel lers, 1/9. . , ., , Langi Logan. No?thBuyers,i 3/6 ; sellers, 4/. ., a vA n ' it*S Y Langi. LoganSouth-Buyers; 11/6s; sellers, 12/6. Do.(paid) - Buyers i l12/: Langi Logan Central Buyeres, 2 /3 ; sellers, 3/ .:3 i . ? ·.,: Niew Langi LoganBuyers, 30/; sel lers, 31/.' Do (pald).,Buyers ,,1/3.... Upper Langi logan Buyeresa 101; selers, ld1d., .;ý Do.,, (paid),-Buyers, 2/6. . Y ;a: Great Langi Logan- ,Buyers, 2/n j
CONDITIONAL SERVICE. COLONEL SEELY'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
CONDITIONAL' SERVICE.: ' COLONEL SEELY'S MISTAKE. Colonel Seely, resuming his speech, said that the officers in Sir Arthur Pa. get's command' honestly. believed Athat a plan existed to overwvhelm Ulster:by. a surprise attack. .. They.. were niot aware that they. were only asked to support the, civil power. Sir Arthur Paget had denied the accuracy of the letter, read to the House by Mr Bonar Law, in which he was stated to have said that "the country would be ablaze by.Saturday."- Sir Arthur had explained that he meant " blaze in the press." Colonel Seely added that he accepted the responsibility for grant ing conditions to Brigadier-General Gough. 'He (Colonel Seely) admitted that he had misled the Cabinet inad vertently, though he had had naught but honest intent. For this reason he had tendered his resignation as Secre tary of State for War. The suggestion that he took any initiative against Ul ster was absolutely unfounded.
MINING DEVELOPMENT AT WILLAURA. PRACTICAL ACTION TAKEN. FORMATION OF A SYNDICATE. WILLAURA, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
MINING DEVELOPMENT AT .WILLAURA. -!i PRACTIC?'OACTION' TAKEN. FORMATION OF A SYNDICTE... WILLAURA; _Friday:. On Tuesday evening last alargely attended meeting of those interested in mining matters at Willaura was held. Owing to Dr: Osler, one of the prime movers in the matter, lieing ;called away, Mr Molloy reported that the sub committee which was appointed to. wait upon Mr T. Millearirekarding entering upon land owned'by the latter ,gentle:. man with the view. to sinking.a shaft, had carried out that duty, and:that Mr. Millear had granted .them ;permission on certain conditions, which were made known to the meeting. The. meeting approved of the conditions set down. Mr T. Murphy thought that some de finite action should be taken, hav ing for its object the formation of a -r --r-- rliet?n t.r and these Views. were..endorsed by quite a number of other gentlemen. Mr Linden' said that some years ago he was a member of a syndicate at Kiora; and from the last cleaning up they were reward...
COLE'S BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. "WITH THE COLORS." [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
COLE'S BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY.: "? WITH THE ' COLORS. The Bohemian.Dramatic Company- is still continuing -its pheinomenally lengthy and successful season. On Thursday evening a ,vigorous drama, 5'With the Colors," was produced in the canvas theatre, when there was again a fairl~y large audience.,:. The play dealt with the South African war, and many striking incidents gave the members of. the company an opportu nity for the display of their versatile talents. "WHO IS THE WOMAN."': Last night the Bohemians gave a benefit performance in aid" of the.! Aarat Hospital in the, Town Hall, a packed house assembling, special pro. vision being 'madelfor'raised'se'ats at the back. of the hall. - It had-been in tended to stage an: original Airstralian drama, 'The Squatter's. Son,"r but the stage accommodation:. being;- too limited, "Who is the Woman' '. was produced. The drama, which..deals with the Creole insurrection at St. Dominique, was one of the best efforts of the company. The setting...