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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
DEATH. HAMILTON.- Miss Eliza Hamilton, youngest daughter of the late David and Catherine Hamilton, Ballygawly, County Tyrone, Ireland, and sister of ex-Sergeant Hamilton and Mrs William Stock, of Ararat, and John Hamilton, Armagh, Ireland. Died on 24th March, 1914; aged 73 years and 9 months. Deeply Regretted. BEREAVEMENT NOTICES. A WORD or two of Thanks to Dr. Cameron, and Matron and Nurses of the Ararat Hospital; and also to Dr. Bonnin, for their kind and unre- mitting care and attention to Miss Eliza Hamilton while in that institu- tion. Ararat, 27th March, 1914. MRS WAKE desires to convey her sincere thanks to Dr. Bonnin for &nbsp; his kind and regular attendance to her Daughter, and also to kind friends and neighbors who assisted in her sad bereavement. Queen Street, Ararat.
OBITUARY. MRS HENRIETTA SPORTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 28 March 1914
OBITUARY. MRS HENRIETTA SPORTON. Many old residents of the town and district will regret to learn of the demise of Mrs Henrietta Sporton, re- lict of the late Mr W. Sporton, which sad event occurred at about half-past five o'clock yesterday morning at the residence of her only son, Mr William Sporton, "Crosskeys," Jackson's Creek. The deceased, who had reached the advanced age of eighty years, was a native of Norfolk, England, and was a colonist of fifty years, being mar- ried before she left England for Vic- toria. The deceased, who was well known throughout the town and dis- trict, resided for many years in Moore street, but some time ago (her husband having predeceased her by eleven years) she went to reside with her son, where her death, as above stated, took place after a brief illness some what suddenly. She leaves to mourn his loss one son, her three daughters being deceased. The fune- ral is announced to take place this afternoon, the cortege moving from her son's residence,...
THE MEAT TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
TIHE MEAT TROUBLE. 'Tiere was an amusing satire on the m.a:ticy meat strike at a wedding cele. o:taioa there last week. In the long lit: of '"handsome and costly presents' m:,le to the bride vas six pounds of m1itto chops, a roast of beet and a s:.ig of sausages. The meat strike i>, however, too substantial a fact tc :? hli affected by the arrows of sa ", and is by no means a thing of'the Ip" yet a while, and,, according to a '.ieey butcher; the effects may be per mi:tl.ent. The period of enforced ab sil.uion has taught the public, we arc a cured, that it is possible to do.with ..t meat, or at any rate to do with n.ur. less than formerly. .If this be i. ten the strike has taught a whole :ome lesson that many medical me, ,.: -e spent much effort to impress upon tt . public mind. There is no doubt it at. as Dr. Philip Muskets puts it, in i,: i,ble work on "Health and Diet i.- Australia," the average Aoustralian eats much too much me.at for this cli I:cute, and both for his physical...
BRITISH ASSOCIATION VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
"ITIST8 ASSOCIATION VISIO'RiS. xAustralian scientists are looking for .::rd twith a great deal of-interest to ;,e visit of the 400 members of the Bri t.:h Association who are- coming. to .'.::tralia in July and August next. \iau y scientific subjects will be discuss dl at the conferences, but two at least li1I Lave nmch local force. Dr. Doug la: Maitrson. the great explorer,. will clpe the discussion on Antarctica, in r, Lotion to its bearing on the climate of Australia and aNew Zealand, and the part it has played in assisting the mi ::':iou or animal and vegetable life, :.id he will, for the first time, make Iublic a concise summary of. the chief :e tific results of his recent expedi lion. Perhaps of more engrossing in ctrest will be the discussion to be in iniiuced by Professor W. M. Davis, of I;arar'd University, the well known ;,ilogist and geographer. He will in iru.cdue the subject of the physiography o' arid regions.-- one of paramount iuioest to Australia. The discussion S.i...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. COMMONWEALTH POWERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
OVUR MELBOVUBNE LETTER. COMMONWEALTH 1'OWERS. The Federal Attorney-General, MIr WV. II. Irvine, is one of those truly great Liberals who never tails to rise superior to paroachialism in any shape or form, and when speaking at the Constitutioinal Club Roilns to imembers of the Young Liberal Speakers' Asso riation, he dealt very clearly and with. out reservation, on the powers of Par liament. He dissented from the views expressed by the Privy Council with respect to. the Sugar Commission, that tihe powers of the Federal Parliament were delimited by the State. There is no doubt that sooner or later the powers of the Federal Parlianment must be supreme, and the constitution must ice amended to provide for this. As \Ir Irvine explained. If the union is 1 ihealthy one, there must be a steady tendency for the powers of the cen tral authority to increase. Neverthe 1 s, the State must be independent in its own sphere. ane Attorney-General indiirted the necessity for tne present tGovernment t...
ENGLAND FOOD PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
iEGLAND FOOD PRICES. The Labor party in the Imprrial Pir liament moved in 191" for an inquirY into rents, prices ana wagey, and tth recently published Blue Book witbhthe report is a mass of detailed serial i. formation. England and crotlald form the scope of the commin-iion, a b:s. of whose research is a companirison o 1905 and 1912, showing the changes i seven years. As to rents, London slho. a decrease of about .1 per cent.; othe cities no marked improvement. As :O wages, the mean percentage incrcar' are :-Building trades, 1.90; englr"' in. 5.5; printing, 4.1. But the cost of liviin raises i1'1 interesting to all classe' in all pa t of the British Empire. and the conmmit tee's report includes tlhe civilid world. The general co lit-ioln is that the total cost of livin". int.udrling 'olto ing, has risen 10 per c'tlnt. in the s?eV years' period. T:aking fourteen foo conhmodities, the rise is 13.7 per cPent Retail prices in London of ts~entr-tt"r'e articles of food give 114.5 an the i...
THE PERFECT HOME HEALER. FOR SKIN SORES AND INJURIES. EVERY HOME NEEDS ZAM-BUK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
THE PERFECT HOME HEALER FOR SKIN SORES AND] INJURIES. EV ERY HOME NEEDS ZA3IBUIi. The golden rule for everv hoi- is: "'Keep Zam-Buk always l.ludvy." VWhe ther it be a bruisedl fort.iat.1, trapped tinger, grazed knee, scaldelt foot, cut hand or sprained rnrle. ZamnBuk scotrec away smarting ip,.in, prevents tIc injury from tnlkiw, "bna ways," and ensures quick, hcaltly t:ealing. Mrs 31. Drury. Ianelnah St., Ade. faide, says :--" My son, Ar'!ur, upset a ,up of hot tea over his foot when he was quite young. Thie ile.h being so tender was fearfully seahlel, and for three months the boy was in a shock. ing state. A nasty sore formed which cecmned to be eating into the tIksh. All efforts to bring the child relief were ineffective until we triel Zam.Bak. This balm proved remarkably soothing, and it soon caused the mass of infainr mation to leave the sores. As we ler. severed with it, Za:. Juk began to heal the bad places, great progress be ing noticeable every d:vy. Continued treatment with...
BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANgY :The popidar Bohemian Dramatie Company continued its scason on Sat. iirday and last evening and will bring its prolonged stay in Ararat to a close this evening. At the matinee on Saturday afternoon "The Squatter's Son," a vigorous Australian drama was produced with marked success and repeated in the evening, there being large-audiences at both entertainments. Last evening the company appeared in the Lyceum Theatre. They again drew a large audience, and "The Power of Love" was very effectively staged. All the parts were well borne anll the piece met with the hearty approval of all present. To-night the Boheminau will bring their season to a clone br staging "Un. ter Two Flags," a military drama based on Ouidas' celebratecI novel. The drama- will afford the members of the onmpany-a mple opportunity for the ex. ercise of their versatile talents. The teompany proceeds to Warracknabeal to morrow morniung.
MELBOURNE MARKETS. 30th March. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. 3(th,3March. XWheat.-Values range from 3/9 to 3/9}, according to position. Flour. Bakers' lotE are being supplied at £9 per ton delivered. Oats.-Millers' re quirements are not pressing, and that section has made.1/10 the maximum, at which.it is prepared: to make pur chases.-.. Feed oats are receiving atten tion at highei prices; and up to:1/9,is asked for heavy feed. 1B3arley.--For prime English up to 3/5:is quoted, and up to 2/5 is mentioned for Cape malt ing. Maize.--The forneradheres to 4/ for prime flat red,-whereas the latter refuse to advance beyond 3/11.-' Offer ings are light, and the demand is limit ed: Bran and pollard.-For both offals the association quotations is £5/5 per ton of 2000 lb delivered.: .Onions. There is `continued scarcity of prime large bulbs; for whichl -where obtain able, £6' is: realised:. Medium and un dlersized sainmples are plentiful, and have sale at- from £5/10. Potatoes.-Undei the'influence of a strong .country de mnaad, inquirie...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] OUR PUBLIC GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE, [To the Editor.] OUR PUBLIC GARDENS. Sir,-As a recent :.rrival in the tow, front the Wimmnera district, 1 must congraltulate the municipalit on :,ry piretty laid out gardens Iind fern. Qrv that are in existence. Of cours, I ing a new arrival, 1 11 not aware of t:C modlus operandi that was adopted to bring such a line plot about, but at the same time I have learnt that the a:uncil, with the most generous asi5. :ie of, I believe, the practically now 'ofunct Gardens Improvement Colntnit. toe, is responsible for the good work? Th plla', with its beautifdl springy Inv s, vwell-laid out flower beds, and I said before, the fernery, is one that a t,.avclier would go a long way before he coull see excelled. But. ahile eon. .ratulating the town on hbaving suah ta picturesque spot, I lmust sa- that the approaches to this favorej, pla?e are not by any means in Ikeeping with the surroundings, and to iro:rn the good work that has been , coml'lished ti.ink it would be well for the ...
HONESTLY RECOMMENDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
HONESTLY "To anylone s Fl rinO I can hot fron diarrho s ccommeud CUiaeber. lain's Colic anid 1-v rrarocu }R1 bedr.a hciMng the most e larsf ;ctr m oo the market,'" Wrie c Vakelld N.Z. rtS Mr C. C.a-e trie :id ,arts of mlethn bu! have foutrd no khing equal to Chinm C iarrho'a Rcfleedlt rlain's Co] nn,; t!!d Seholes, Geny Sail h-v Ct \Wihjl Itd A. Merchants T. C tryi t , Arn,, ] Olso rhoelnjmta.arl;ly It is proposerd to train dogs in the French Army to carry supplies of tm$ in to eposed parts of the firing lieon the' battlefield.
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
POULTRY NOTES. (By " B.P.T.") Earlsy in 1913 the Bendigo Po0ltry society inaugurated an Ogg-laying competition, not without some trepida. ion on the par of a section of its nembers. The wisdom of the step is nom apparent, the whole of tiheo 43 ns having averaged about ?:O00 eggs per hen in 11 months. a rr? oid easily elips iu. any previous performance The leding ' teIp. Banbury has probably lo which it pa new world's record. to o which it lIndt beat a score of 119, Out op b?~ ix *_ite -eghorns in New Zealand. These results eak the mpea well for Be mr uag leent of the caretaker, Mr ert. itchell. The leadling pce up t0 the o9th Manr e are :-1. lisnbury, 15?U: J. S. Sposwood", I476 _ > , ll.1l. 1476 ITI. M'Kc,1-;i. 1394: \V. G. SWift. 1356 RI W. ope," 15 , 13 r;e coin'mtitiCr termina?e s . . 14th T'pril net anitd i "i second C- lptitioll begius the follow'ns day. Thi, tl. gists Of four tC:i :,- . Dry f"tdi,: - Currie', 2. IT, a"" ;H ' Dry f i, _ lir??:. , brCeed -., 1 entrie.e (i cn...
THE IMPERIAL TRANS-ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION. SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON'S OPINION OF BOVRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
THE IMPERIAL TRANS-ANTARO TIC EXPEDITION., SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON'8 OPINION OF BOVRIL. Presiding at tlhe annual general meet ing of the Bov:il Company, held in London, 10th February, 1914, Lord Er roll told the sLareholders that Sir Ernest Shackletcn had seleeted Bovril as the only concentrated beef food to be taken by him on the forthcoming Iniperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and that, in writing to nis agent on the subject. Sir Erne't had said :-"I con sider the question of concentrated beef supply is most important- S IT MUST BE BOVRIL. In view of the unmatched experience of Sir Ernest Shackleton, who has been with or associated in the equipment of, no fewer than five important Polar Ex peditions, this was, he thought, a very high tribute indexd. Sir Ernest's plan of crossing the South Antarctic conti nent from sea to -ea--1,700 miles, with the South Pole a. half-way house-will preclude him fro::, following the usuna practice of estabibshing food depots for the return jourm,;-. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
DAVID B. MORRIS Is now making GREAT REDUCTIONS In Millinery, Costumes, Blouses, &c. In order to make room for New Season's. Goods. THIS 38 AN OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE FIRST CLASS GOODS AT LOW PRICES. In all other Departments will be found choice goods, all marked at Special Prices to effect a clearance. The quality of goods kept in stock is well known to be the very best, and the prices will be found to be right. - AN INSPECTION INVITED. * The Mammoth Stores, GRAND AUTUIN 6OW NOW BEIIG HELD. OUST &SOCHOLES,. .Tono I8. BARKLY STREET, ARARAT. WHY WALK FROM 8-OP TO SHOP. To Buy Your Groceries when our Representative will Call at your door and De liver you Clean, Fresh, Wholesome Goods. LET US QUOTE YOU For high Quality Goods. We do not Stock Inferior Goods, and you will find our Prices for the Best are no more than you will Pay elsewhere for Goods of Lower Quality. Fresh Prunes;10d lb. Saud Soap, 24d. Tomato Sauce, 5d. O.T. Punch, 1/3. Worcestershire Sauce, 5d. Flaked Rice...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. ADVERTISER GENERA, PRIN. N(I OFFICE, Ligar-street, Arerat. Stawell Monumental Works, ROBSON AND GRAY, Monumental Sculptors, --IAAIN ST?IEE'T. STAWELL, 1? AVE always in Stock and to arrive a Large and Varied Assortment o' the latest Designs of Crossos, Boadstonts, Monumonts, etc In Marble, Granite,. ad other stone. An inspection' Gf our Work in~ the varueus Cemeteries in the surrounding District- wil convincer intending purchasers of its High-Class Quality. Mo:nl and Wrought Iron Railigs in all the Newest. Designs. . Loweslt Prices. consistent with High C0ans Workmanship, Material and Design Photographs, Designs and Prices, for warded on application, covering the Erec. tion in any Cemetery that ,is desired inscriptions Cut in all Cemeteries. Stops, Sills and all other Building stones Cut ot Order. F. A. TEPiENS, Loceal-A'eni JA. M'W NW, ARCHITECT, BANFIELD STREET, ARARAT. PLANS and Specifiostione prepared for all classee of buildings. Orders will re eive prompt at...
BALLARAT MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
BALLARAT MARKETS. Grain. otc.-A fair supply of pro duce came forward. .fay is a shade easier, but potatoes have advanced in price. Wheat remains steady; prime milling, 3/9. Oats-There is a fair de mand; good heavy feed, 1/10; fair, 1/9. Pens are scarce, and worth from 4/ to 4/2. Barley-Very little prime, malt ing offering, 3/3 to 3/4 ; medium to good from 2/10 to 3/.; Cape, from 2/ to 2/2. Flour, £9.. Bran, £5/5. Pol lard; £5/5.-.Potatoes-A good demand at £4/5 to £4/15, according to variety and condition. : Hay-Heavier arrival caused.prices .to ease, and the market closes at £2 to £2/2/6 for best chaffing sheaves ; manger, £2/5 to £2/7/ti. Straw, 32/6.