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CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
CAB LEGRAMS. REUTEB'S SPEOIALS. There were some interesting contri t.ations to the Irish discussion on bat uaday night. Mr F. E. Smith, K.C., claimed that t.':e supreme crisis had now arisen, 'which justified them bringing the des potism of a corrupt Parliament to the arbitrament of the sword. He repudiat ed the suggestion that the Unionists ih;d tampered with' the' army. lion. Walter Runciman, in another speech, declared that had the Govern ment given way, tue army would have Le cn sacrificed. E. Harold Spencer, who spoke at the same meeting, declared that Germany kept the British Government informed of all orders for rifles and cartridges received from Ireland, thus proving a greater friend to Great Britain than many so-called loyalists. The second battle squadron has been ordered to Bantry Bay, Cork. It is sala that this is merely the result of former orders. Mr Wmin. Redmond declares that the ':st majority of Australian, New Zea land, and Canadian people are in favor of Home Rul...
PLEDGE TO GENERAL GOUGH. CABINET SEEKS WITHDRAWAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
PLEDGE TO GENERAL GOUGH.. CABINET SEEKS WITHDRAWAL.: The "Daily News" says it is report ed that General Gough has been .sum moned to the War Office; and that: the Cabinet is seeking, to obtain the: free surrender of the pledge hd holds;, and thus, enable Field Marshal :Frenchand General Ewart to. remain so as-.to:ex tricate .the Cabinet from the worat of its difficulties.. Many Liberal associations in the pro vinces have carried resolutions- con gratulating Mr Asquith on his firmness, and supporting. the Government's ef forts in resisting encroachments upon the people's sovereign liberties, and also :protesting against the granting of further concessions to Ulster..
PARLIAMENT ACT. SUGGESTED AMENDMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
PARLIAMENT ACT. • SUGGESTED AMENDMENT. "The Observer" suggests that the Commons.and Peers should co-operate to-amend the Parliament Act extending the number of sessions over which bills may be. spread. "The Observer" points out that this would enable the Irish and Welsh Bills to be submitted to a general election. The measures could be proceeded with in the new Parliament at the stage where consideration was sus .pended. ..
"OPTIONAL OBEDIENCE." DEVICE OF THE TORIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
" OPTIONAL OBEDIENCE." DEVICE OF THE TORIEB. Speaking at Blackburn last night, Mr Illingworth, Chief Liberal Whip, said the Tories had raised an issue thraet.n ing'the very foubdations of the people. The incidents in the House of Commi is surpassed in interest and' importance anything in living memory. Some of flcers with the connivance of the Tories had started a doctrine of optional obedience, namely, to support the civil authority in protecting life and pro perty under the Tory Government, and if asked to perform a similar duty nu, der a Liberal Government they would resign. That was an insult which the Government would be prepared to meat in due time. MR BLATCHFORD'S OPINION. ULSTER. WILLIWIN. Mr Robert Blatchford, writing in the "Clarion," declares that if Ulster stands to arms she will win. .He says the British people will not allow war against Ulster, and Mr Asquith knows it. STRICTURES BY THE ". TIMES." -The "Times" say that if the opening clause of the new order is a confes...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
LYOEUlM PIOTURES, There was a very good attendance ,t the Lyceum Theatre on Saturday vecing last, when the star picture -hown was "Fantomas. the Man in tsaek." Another sensational star will '10 screened to-morrow night in "A "iend and His Frilnds." which shows 1 tragical story of four young Germans, ·ne of whom cherishes a secret passion "or a beautiful woman. The second -tar picture is "Yo1ung aMrs Eames," a lelig drama. "impulse," another -'-ry fine drama. will also be shown. be ides nlnny other comics. seenics, etc. Poliocm.n in Malden. Massachusetts, ':ave been ordered to take Tango les o-ns at the State's expense, not that 'hey may dance it, but that they may recognise, it when they see it being danced, and put into effect a new anti Tango lasw.
CYCLING AND MOTOR NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
CYCLING AND MOTOR NOTES. i It will surprise many motorists to 'arn that in high speed automobile ,acing it has been found advisable to; 'alance the motor wheel to compensate :he weight of the air valve. Consid-' ,ring that the weight of an air valve :omplete is only from five to 81 .ozs, 't would be thought that such a small lifference would not have much effect n the balance of a heavy' car wheel mnd tyre. But it has, and the effect a such that many of the crack drivers :save an equal weight to the valve now .itted on .the opposite side of the wheel to- overcome the -centrifugal *nergy developed by the rapid motion ,:f the unbalanced valve. It has been ascertained that -on a car racing atl Brooklands, at a speed of over two ',niles "a minute, that the centrifugal force exerted by an unbalanced valve is near 400 pounds.-. Again, at q speed of 70 miles an hour, a 74 oz valve on a 36 inch wheel, will exert a lifting force f -over 85 pounds,' when the valve' reaches the top of the whee...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. HOME RULE. OPINIONS OF MODERATES. WHY GENERALS RESIGNED. MR ASQUITH EXPLAINS. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
CABLEGRAMS8 BEUTE3B'B BPELIATBL HOME RULE. OPINIONS OF MODERATES. WHY GENERALS RESIGNED. MR ASQUITH EXPLAINS. LONDON, Saturday. The concensus of moderate Liberal opinion is that the latest decisions of the Government are intended to place in the right perspective the questions of discipline raised by the more ad vanced Ministerial section, and that it is also desired to see the whole in cident speedily closed. Mr Asquith, in the House of Com mons, emphasised that Field Marshal Sir John French and Lieutenant-Gene ral Sir J. S. Ewart desired to resign, not because they differed from the Government, but because they initiall ed the memorandum handed to General Gough. Mr Asquith added that the Govern ment would regard the resignations as a serious misfortune for the Army and State. (Cheers.) * Mr Asquith, in conclusion, declared that -it was altogether untrue that the Government, or. any member of the Government,. ever contemplated carry-. ing-on active operations of an aggre sive chara...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. TENNIS. The Stawell Club were at home to a combined team from Ararat and Great Western on the Victoria Park Courts on Saturday, and a most enjoyable con. test resulted in a win for Stawell by three games. The lady members of the local club entertained the visitors at af ternoon tea. Appended are the scores : A, 8. J. Dalkin and W. KilpDttrick beat Constable and Chadwick .. .. 10 7 i. Thurgood and Ii. Hewson lost to Urquhart and Lamb .... 06 10 1. E. Webb and R. Taylor beat Mitchell and M'Lay .. .. 10 9 11. Dalkin and M. Wingrove lost Sto Constable and Chadwick .. 2 10 i. Dalkin and W. Kilpatrick lost to Urquhart and Lamb .... 8 10 I. Thurgood and IH. Hewson lost to Mitchell and M'Lay .... 8 10 It. E. Webb and R. Taylor beat Vernon and Mason........ 10 4 1. E. Webb and R. Taylor beat Constable and Chadwick .. .. 10 6 i?. Wingrove and H. Dalkin lost, to Urquhart and Lamb:..'.. 1 6 .V. Kilpatrick and J. Dalkinbeat Vernon and Mason.. ..: .. 6 2
SHEETS OF ICE. THREE INCHES IN 30 MINUTES. AVOCA, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
SHEETS OF IOE. T'ilREE INCIIES IN 30 MINUTES. AVOCA, Saturday. A severe thunderstorm .passed over li o district on Friday afternoon, heavy rain falling in" places. It was very. patchy, however, and only sufficient r,~n to lay the dust fell at Avoca.. At liomebush -the storm raged for some ti' ,1-, and hailstones, the size of pigeon's I·:r. fell. Mr Coates, of. Moyreisk. I·, a remairkable;cxperience. Hle left eeoca in his car in the afternoon, and ti e atmospiere was very warmn. Ap proaching .Natte Yallock,.the air, be Swe:l: cold, and a fierce storm occurred. hluie sheets of ice fell, and the road Icame covered with hail to a depth of two feet. ' The car ploughed through t?e hail until the. exhaust valve, was choked, and Mi Coates ?W?s.then forced t soeek shelter. .e 'has lived in the , c.triet for 50 years, and cannot roeol. I ct such a. heavy storm during that period. . Frmers lost hundreds . of a.res of grass, fruit trees were stripped and shattered to pieces, windows were bI:oke...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
COURSING. The Ararat 'Central Fox Terrier :oursing Club aunounces that" it will lecide several sweepstakes at the Re reation Reserve to-morrow afternoon, ommencing at half-past two o'elock. 1 good supply 'of rabbits is promised, ud an enjoyable afternoon should be he result . -
ARARAT FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
ARARAT FOOTBALL CLUB. The secretary of the Ararat Football lub (fMr G. ?ansford) has received - letter -.from the -Ballarat Imperial lub, requesting that the Ararat team ihould visit Ballarat and give them a ;ame on Saturday, 18th April. A .ood number of the members have been unterviewed, and it is highly probable hat arrangements will be made for ;he trip. The anulial meeting of the .Ararat -flub is announced to be held: at-:the Mlechanics' Institute to-morrow: even= ug, at eight o'clock, when the report nd balaunce-sheet (as previouslylre -eivedl at the half-yearly meeting: and ?ublishled in these columns) ,will come 'p for consideration, and the election of ificers will take place. No doubt one if the, most important matters that •ill-coime before the meetiig will be "'e nuestion of engaging t acoach for ;he season. Thoe c?lub :has only lost tIwo or three "f its old players, and as .there are sev nral new players in the toiwn, Ararat ,hould again be represented by a'fine cam this...
STAWELL EASTER CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
STAWELL EASTER CARNIVAL. Not two weeks to Easter. The old iiwn (says the .awell correspondent of the "Echo"), begins to liven up. :usiness places are being re-ovated roughout. The 'boardinghouses are ;ving orders for all sorts cf eatables n anticipation of' a record crus'- this 'aster. ?Yted pedestrians, with their miners, are arriving and undergoing heir preparation, in order to win the ,iggest plum ii Sheffield Handicaps in he southern hemisphere. Rumored hat the event is going to be more .eenly contested for this year than on .ny previous occasion. Many are the "ancied candidates for the great Easter :ift. Writer has had given to him gratuitously seven different "dead •rts,.' four "stone morals," two more, .ho will be "home and dried," and !umberless runners who stand a chance. 'erhaps, after it is all over, someone vill be proclaimed the winner of vhom we have never heard, and then ,e will hear the same oftime remark, 'Who'd have'thought it ?"
OBITUARY. MRS HENRIETTA SPORTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
OBITUARY. MRS HENRIETTA SPORTON. The remains of the late Mrs Henri- etta Sporton, relict of the late Mr W. Sporton, whose death was recorded in our last issue, were interred in the Ara- rat Cemetery on Saturday afternoon last. The cortege, which moved from the residence of her son, Mr W. Spor- ton, " Crosskeys," Jackson's Creek, was a large and representative one. The remains of deceased were encased in an oak casket. The service at the grave was conducted by the Rev. J. J. Spalding, of St. Andrew's Presby- terian Church. The coffin-bearers were Messrs C. Hinchliffe, H. Derrick, R. Hurstfield and J. Myers. The pall-bearers were Messrs C. Hinchliffe, W. Kearney, D. Canty, E. J. Byrne, P. Hinchliffe, J. Crossley, W. Mackay, &nbsp; and D. Chisholm. Mr J. Dunn car- ried out the funeral arrangements.
The Ararat Advertiser. TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 March 1914
TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914. The Minister of Education has au thorised the erection of a new school building at Eurambeen. The old roll for the electorate of Stawell and Ararat contained 8050 names; the new roll has S610 names. The fortnightly meeting of the Ara rat Borough Council will be held :.t; the Council Chambers, Town Hall, to morrow evening at seven o'clock. Senior-constable Tucker, who has been absent on his annual leave, re-1 turned to Ararat yesterday, and will resume charge of the -police station to-day. Mr C. Moroney, of. Maryborougly has been appointed postmaister.at Beau fort, and it is ;expected that ie. 1 illl commence 'lir duties" 'ii "ntiji' a month's time.:? 2 'Y'". We. understand ithtat Mr. Byrne the' sucdessful ontiraetort foi the paniting and effecting of repairs to the Ararat Court House, will.enter uponthe owork in the course "of few ldayes .. Mrs Barker, wi-fe of Dr. W..Barker, formerly of the.Ararit Hospital'for tbe Insane, has left by'_ thle"Osterly-for, a s...