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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. "Advertiser" Office, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. "Advertiser' Office, Monday. The followinig are the quotations in the local market :-Wheat, per bushel, 3/6. Flour, per ton, £9. Bran, per bushel, .1/1. Pollard, per bushel, 1/1. Oats-Milling, per bushel, 1/S ;. feed, per bushel. 1/7. Barley-Cape, per bushel, 2/9; English, per bushel, 3/. Chaff, per. ton, £2/5. Hay, sheaves, per ton, £1/15. Potatoes - -Warrnambool, per ton, £5; Ballarat, per ton, £5. Oni oils., per ton, £7. Butter-Factory, per lb. 1/2; dairy, per lb, 1/. Ham, per Ib, 1/. Bacon, per .lb, 11d. Cheese, per lb, Sd1. Eggs, per dozen, 1/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
A pure alcoholic beverage. BARKLY STREET, ARARAT. Next door to F. Ford, Tobacconist. -EXTRAORDINARY. £1000 WORTH Of BOOTS and SHOES. MElI 'S, WOMEN'S and CHILDREN'S. -New Goods, Every Pair of Them. ? OME and see for. Yourself. They ;.; are sure to please you. Every pair miust go at half the. usual price. All marked in plain.figures. This is no eatch, but owing to pres sur? of creditors in- an assigned estate in, Melbouirne; . -THE BOOT KING,- las secured 1000 Pairs of Marshall's Boots and Shoes. Usual price, 21/ to 25/. DAVIS' UPSET PRICE-15/6 a Pair. They'are of the Best Quality. S , See for Yourself. 'NOTE-?Mr Davis begs to announce to the people of this district that he will.elear all the above lines regardless of cost at above Address. GRAND OPENING DAY THURSDAY, 2nd APRIL, -Come Early to Avoid the Crush. LAST NIGHTI LAST NIGHT I BOHEMIAN COY. TO-NIGHT. TUESDAY, 31st MARCH, 1914. LYCEUM THEATRE. Under Two Flags. POSITIVELY ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY. Popular Prices--3/, 2/ and 1/. BEA...
WILLAURA RACE CLUB. WEIGHTS FOR CLUB'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
r__- - WILI;AUR RACAE CLUB. WEIGHTS FOR CLUB'S MEETING.I The following weights have been de clarcd in conOfcliCo with the above V club's e eting, to be held on Friday next, 3rd inst.: TRIAL STAKES, of a mtil bs. st. lbs. Privateer, h., 4 yrs .. -...... 1. Lady Wiait, m., 6 vrs ........ 1 Kilmuir. n., aged.. .. ....... S 12 Greta, m., 4 yrs . ............. S 11 Boy Casey, g.. 6 ys .. .....S 11 Scottler. g., 6 yrs ..S11 Mtorning Bill. g., G yrs .. .... 8 1 Bill Day, g.. o yrs .......... 1 AbI hl-I han, g., G yrs ..... 11 Corerei. ., 3 yrs .... .. .... .. 8 WILLAURA I I.'NDICAP, one mile. al af................... Last Sheaf . . S Lady Warrack ... ...... .... B h...... 7 10 Beeabh .................... Scotch ixture .. ........ careful.. .... ........ 7 6 .Scottler .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6 10 tCrales Chase ............ 6 10 WELTER HANDICAP, I of a mile. Last Sheaf .. ........ .. 10 13 Lady Warrack .... .. .. .. .. 10 11 Beenah.. .... .......... 10 5 Ladv Wait .... .. .. 10 0 Careful .. ...
TEACHERS' EXAMINATIONS. BAD ARITHMETIC RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
TEACHERS' EXAMINATIONS. BAD ARITHMETIC RESULTS. Some rather remarkable, and by no means flattering, results are disclosed by the reports on the examinations for teachers' certificates, held in December last. These examinations are conduct ed annually by the State Education De partment,' and they are instruCt::; as showing th! quality of the young men and women who are coming forward to be the teachers of the immediate fu ture. The examiner in arithmetic, whose comments appear in the "Educa tion Gazette" just to hand, is particu larly outspoken. He furnished the fol lowing table, showing the number of candidates who presented themselves in this subject-the majority sitting for a first-class certificate, and the others for the right of admission to training : Percentage of . Exam'd Pass'd. Passes. Admission to training 36 12 33.3 First-class certificate 293 46 15.7 -329 58 17.6 In other words, out of 329 who went up for examination in arithmetic, only 17.6 did well enough to pass. Of ...
THE GREATEST FRIEND OF DISEASE. (Contributed by W.C.T.U.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
THE GBEATEST FRIEND OF DISEASE. BY DR. W. A. CHAPPLE, IN "EAST AND WEST." (Contributed by W.C.T.U.) , The general belief is that the worst property alcohol possesses- is that it makes people drunk.- This is a great mistake. This popular notion has made it difficult for teachers- to make much headway against .the evil, for Speople think that if thdy guard against this property of alcohol, they are safe from its evil. influence. The worst property possessed by alcohol is that it weakens the tissue resistance of -the body in its fight against diseases, i.e., all diseases. Alcohol increases the mortality of all diseases. It- predis poses to all diseases, and it makes die. eases more:rapid and. more fatal'when a disease is once acquired. Many peo ple. get pneumonia and die, because they drink-not because they are drunken-but because there is drink in their tissues, amongst the- fighting cells of their body. -This bathing of the. vital tissde;cells in alcohol weakens themin?:theiir resist...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
HARRIS & CO., THE BIG STORE i-- - -oo) Sale Now On ----do (co BARGAINS Dress Lengths, 5 yards, 3/11, 5/11, 7/11. Dress Trimmings, 3d.yar. Fancy Muslin and Cambrics, 4/11 doz., were 1/- yard. Special Line Crepes, 7'd) yard. White Towels, 54d, large size. Strong Unbleached Sheeting, 1/4k. Unbleached Table. Damask, 1/-. Ladies' White Costumes, 4/6, 7/6. Boys' Galatea Trousers, 10d. Boys' Galatea Jumpers, 104d. Boys' Galatea Tunics, 1/6.. Galatea Sailor Suits, 3s 6d. Boater Hats, 9d. REMNANT'S I REMNANTS I Suits to Measure from 82/6. - --(0)--- HARRIPS & CON., THE BIG STORE. EUROPEAN AGENCY. W HOLFSALE buying agen 'es un dertaken for all British and Continental goods, including : Books and Stationery, Boots, Sh s and Leather, Chemicals and Druggists' Sundries, China, Earthenware and Glassware, Cycles, M.tor Cars and Accessories, Drapery, Millinery and Piece Goods, Fancy Goods and Perfumery, Hardware, Machinery and Metals, Jewellery, Plate and Watches, Photographic and Op...
The Evil that Men Do. Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXXIII (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
The Evil that Man Do, tr BY M. P. SHIEL, b rc Author of "The Rajah's Sapphire," B "Prince Zaleeki," etc. Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. rc 'All Rights Reaerved.1 r CHAPTER XXXIII (Continued). He got up presently, took the two e candlesticks, and one of the revolvers, t and, going into the study, put them n on his desk. He sat to the desk ii He had little time to lose before Os- tl wald should come. His eye rested j, fondly a minute on his letter to Rosic, k which lay on the desk before hint. p Then he drew, or tried to draw, two s deep breaths, and, without looking it at the weapon, he put out his hand, c and took it up. The bitterness of n death made him sick. But his face e was grim, though a little pale. le p opened his mouthl and pointed the e revolver into it; his eyelids were cloe- d ed, and winked a little. t But he was interrupted by a violent i shaking of the study door, and bt i the shout: "Draytong, Draytong!" Du launay had been peeping through t...
FIGHTING FOR BREATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
FIGHTING FOR BREATH. "My little boy. w.r a martyr to bad colds and coughs." says Mrs C. War. rell, Lake's Creek, Rockhampton. Q. "At times he has been so bad that I have found him fighting for breath. Since I started giving him Chamber lain's Cough Remedy I do not worry over his coughs, for I know ,nat a coi pile of doses will give him immediate relief." Sold by Cust and Scholes, Gen. Merchants; T. A. Wild and A. Gamson, chemists. Barkly street, Ara It is prophesied that before many years all pianos, except the very cheap. est, will be fitted with the automatic player ctio~n.
A SECOND CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
' " A A SECOND: CASE. The, hearing of a. ease was resumed this morning beforb Judge Wasley, in which Eleanor Jane. Anne Flanagan aslked :for £1000 dahaiiges in the County Court from' David Cunningham Arm strong, for; breach of promise:of mar riage. Eleanor Flanagan, cross-examined, said that' when defendant proposed she. did not think she liked him very much. He wanted her to love him as a woman should.' -She: saidait took two to make a bargain; ..; ' Under eross-examination,- witness said-I resigned"my position as organ iste of Holy Trinity Chiirch.because he induced me to :go to the Congregation al Church.: , iHe complained that there was .too much: getting up :and down in my church.:' (Loud laughter.) It went to All Saints' Church once or twice, but the sermon was too long-an hour and a quarter. (Louidlaughter.) Mr. Cohen-You loved him with all the ardor of an Irish girl --Yes. . Didn't you say you had no case against him I Mr Maxwell-That was before she saw you 3 (Loud laughter....
AMALGAMATED MINERS' ASSOCIATION. MEETING OF ARARAT BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
AMALGAMATED MINERS' ASSOOI ATION. - 'MEETING OF ARARAT BRANCH..i The fortnightly meeting of the Ara rat branch of the F.M.E.A., was bell yesterday morning at the office. Mr M: Richardsoin (President), occupied the chair, and there was alarge .ttehd ance of members. S ' SICK REPORTS. It 'was reported that" with tlie ad vancement of mining in the distrier, and. with: a corresponding ince:?nsed membership, the number of membars on the .sick fund had swelled. Sick re ports concerning ten niembers.waree eeived, and all.- being in order: thel were placed on the funds and the money waspassed for payment. . CONCERNING MEMBERS. The President reported that along with the secretary, he had waited upon two members regarding their iu:m:nal position with the .branch, and that a satisfactory settlement had been arir-h ed at. The resignation of Mr D. Heddriek as a member of the committee was receiv ed. The resignation was considere I Lt some len[- h, and it was deiddl.1 that Mr IIeddrick be asked t...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
GENERAL. h Reuter's correspondent at Paris tele graphs that the French Chamber of Dputies on Friday passed a bill em po.ering the War and Foreign Minis teoseto incur certain non-recurring ex perditure for .national defence. The extoenditure thus" authorised reaches the huge total of nearly £80,000,000.. Inathe South African House of Com moijs on -Friday, Mr H. Burton (Minis terifor Railways), announced that he had abandoned the proposed punish ment of the railwaymen concerned in the recent strike, with the exception of t.e ringleaders. HIe had come to this dei:ision in deference to the feeling in all parts of the House. It is announced that the Dowager Empress of Japan is seriously indis p,?ed. The cause• of her illness is heart trouble. She' is in her 64th year. Lord Haldane, who was interviewed by a deputation on Saturday, said that the Government was quite favorable to b:inging in a bill to allow women to practice in the United Kingdom as so licitors. Some lively scenes have occu...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Monday Night. DEATH OF MR J. H. PEACOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (By Wire.) (From our own Correspondent.) MELBOURNE, Monday Night. DEATIT OF M3R J. H. PEACOCK. Mr James Henry Peacock, father of Sir Alexander Peacock, Minister of Education, was found dead in bed at Sir Alexander's residence. Creswick, this morning. The deceased was S-i years of age. The demeased' gcntie nlan had retired early last night, but on being, called this morning at S.30 there was no response, and on entering his room the members of his family found him dead in his bed. Dr. 'il son was hastily summoned, but could do no more than pronounce life extinct. Sir Alexander Peacock, who had left early to catch the Melbourne train, was notified by telephone, and securing a motor hastened back to Crcswick. SPURIOUS COINS. Some coiner has suffered a severe loss. A Melbourne City Council employe, whilst removing somle rubbish, found a tin containing 110 coins, which looked like ixllences. On examination they turned out to Se imitation half-sove reigns, excellently...
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
MELBOUREE SHARE: M ARKET. Yesterday's -'*uototations of- Ararat stocks were as under : Caiteart-Buyers, 4/6,; sellers, 4/8; sales, 4/6, 4/7,- 4/6, 5/. Do. (paid) -Buyers, 4/5 ; 'sellers, 4/7. Catheart Victory,-Buyers, 1/5; sel lers; 1/9. Catheart Central-Buyers, 2S/6; sel lers, 29/6. Great Langi Logan-Bu'ers, 2/3; sellers, 2/9. Langi Logan North--Buyers, 3/19; sellers, 4/. Langi Logan South-Buyers, 11/; sellers, 12/. Do.. (paid)-Buyers, 12/. Langi Logan Central-Buyers, 2/3; sellers, 3/. New Langi Logan-Buyers, 29/3; sellers, 30/. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 31/. Upper Langi Logan-Buyers, 91d; sellers, 1/. Do. (paid)-Buyers, 2/6.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. MINING MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
MINN G INTELLIGENCE. MINING MANAGERS' REPORTS. Catheart Company.-No. 3 shaft ,orth end, No. 6 rise, top deck-No. 3 ast off north drive to 126 feet, strong :ash, good value, running level; now utting up No. 4A rise in end of north -cst intermediate to further prospect astern ground and relieve No. 6 rise. Vest main level, No. 1 -rise--South prospecting drive off No. 3 east to 120 feet; hard wash, poor value; stopped. North prospecting drive to 80 feet; prospects poor. Panelling and truck roading on Nos. 1 and.6 rises with fair results. Catneart Central Company.-No. 4 rise-One party crosscutting in wash fair quality. No. 3. rise-All payable wash taken out of this shoot. No. 3 risc-Two parties panelling in payable wash. No. 2_ rise-Two parties panelling wash, good value. No. 1 rise - South-east end, No. 1 branch-Three parties crosseutting wash, good quality. No. 2 branch South-cast off cockloft to 48 feet; reef rises 2 feet over back laths; drive stopped ; opened crosscut north-east; w...
BREACH OF PROMISE CASES. COURSE OF TRUE LOVE. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
?BEACH OF PROMISE CASES. COURSE OF TRUE LOVE. MELBOURNE, Monday. The hearing of a case of breach of promise of marriage, in which May Cecily Gourlay, of East Melbourne, tailoress, is suing Vere Herbert Casey, of William street, legal manager, in the County Court, to recover£499 damages, was continued to-day before Judge Box and a jury. Defendant- was further examined. He stated that when plaintiff came back from Western Australia, she told him that she had had bad luck, and was :very ill. He gave her several .small sums of money.• He denied having borrowed money to pay for dinners or "spooning. chairs." He did not say that she-was unintellectual, or that he offered to give -her £100. She asked for £100, and a written promise of £500, and he told her to go to the, devil. Mr Cusscun-Did you love her at all I -I was only friendly. His Honor-Well, did you like her I -Yes. - -Mr Cussen- Were. you kissed by her ?-Yes. And did you like it f-- ot very much. Did ydn ask her to stop kissing y...
EXTRAORDINARY PANIC. CROWD GETS OUT OF HAND. MANY PEOPLE KILLED OR INJURED. TOKIO, Sunday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
EXTRAORDINARY ?ANIO., CROWD GETS OUT OF HAND. MANY PEOPLE KILLED. OR IN SJURED. r TOKIO, Sunday Night. A shower was the primary cause of an extraordinary panie during the launching of the battleship, "Fuso." A huge crowd assembled, and when'the shower fell a rush for shelter ensued. The rush degenerated into, a rout, and finally "panic seized the"crowd, which fought desperacely, tramplinig underfoot those who fell, and was not, scattered for, a long- time. When calm fell again, many people were'found to have been killed, and-some 30 seriously' ini jured.