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MEN ON THE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
MEN ON THE JOB. Parliament and the public were stir riI to their depths a year or two ago Ib. revelations as to the systematic lonling done by telephone tunnel men " m the job." During the last week ,r vo I have had a lengthened oppor.. tunity of realising that the ""man oi t!,h, j-a" is not dead, but flourishes like n ic'.en hay tree in the, department. ,lnn time ago all the telephones in liw !.uiling where I am located were ,nnected with underground wires af ter lengthy operations. involving the i',i?:uild cutting off of thie phone. A i-i k or two ago another official came • .,,w, and after fiddling about for a ,i v or two, announced that everything -'" nonr all right with number 001. ;'l ~ n, number is 002," he was Lold, •I !'tcr further investigation, he dis . ,l that there was no underground for 002. Still, the ,telephone :-'*· r'l ,i so later on a small army : bring bundles of wire, tools, S', r (sic) began. A .cin ,ind cf four experts, began nlOr: tions by borrowing all the l...
SOLDIERS THREE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
SOLDIERS THREE. When over a dozen years -ago Colonel Tonm Price marched Lhrough Melbourne s:reets with the first Victorianneontin grnt for South Africa, he had.in the Iotiey group behind him a big burly slic.itor, in the person of ''Tim'i· :,1l'herney, of whom. no one would h?ave taken much notice had it; not ., 'ei for the queer antics played by his h,r,?her, "'Tom," who, as warden of. i,' UPniversity Senate, was fairly well k'o,?n to a section of the public. Bo siil,. the occasion was an emotional ,, and so the M'Inerney . vagaries p -ssd, especially as Warden Tom -was klol.v to be eccentric, and on one oc alsi m puzzled the A.N.A. authorities for weeks in .rying to decide whether he was born at Kilrush or Kangaroo Flat. . Years passed on, and all that the public knew of Tim was tnat he a:l. dropped into a snug Government avch t across the Indion Oceali.' Then !,-, eame back as Major M'Inernev, :11il bIcaince President of the Celtic Club, in which capacity he' has been saying ra:d...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. A BIG RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
OUV MELBOOUNIl LETTER. A BIG RIDE. Day by day. the newspapers are chronicling the progress- made by Miss Gracie Waugh, the young lady who set out a week or so ago to ride from Mel bourne to Sydney. The last news is that when going up a long hill near Tar cutta, she felt lonely, and did a couple of weeps. One would not wish to de tract in any way from the young lady's pluck or sense of what is becoming, but still, it is difficult to know exactly what is the reason for her performance. It was made a matter for public com ment by her announcing a public start froml Wirtl Park, which, by the way, is tl!e home of a circus business. When .n " young lady arrives in Sydney, which she hopes to do by Friday, no doubt she will have a great reception, anl for a few days she may find herself bra:keted with Harry Lauder, Major ,M'l ierney, General Gough, and other great personages, as a public favorite; but the question remains, cui bono ? As a feat of horsemanship and endur ance, the performance...
CHEAP SILK SWINDLE. PRODUCTIVE ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
CHEAP SILK BSWIDLE. PRODUCTIVE ADVERTISING. Edwin Percy Liddle, who had been convicted on a enarge of obtaining money'by means of false pretences, wmu called up for sentence before Judge Murray at the Quarter Sessions, Syd ney, on Monday. Evidence was gie. mn at-the trial to the effect that Liddle, by representing, in an advertisement, published throughout theCounmonwcalth With the exception of New South Wales, that he would sell ten yards of silk for 2/6, obtained 'a large number of pos. :al notes, money orders, and stamps, but it. was- maintained that he did not intend to carry out his part of the agreement. • -Mr. Teece, who appeared for Liddle, asked that he be dealt with as a first ;.fender,. but Judge Murray said that :.a could not take that course, for it would bring the administration of erim inal law into contempt. Ile said that Liddle had carried out an ingeniou!, elaborate, audn .to a great extent, sue. cessful' swindle, and should be dealt . Liddle was. sentenced to thre...
TO BE RE-HEARD. AN ARARAT DEFENDANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
TO BE RE-HEARD. AN ARARAT DEFENDANT. Mr Justice ]ood on Wednesday morning heard an application in which Michael Burke, of Ararat, hadi been :ued in the Ballarat Police Court by Lewis Westcott for not having com. plied with an order on a promissory note. • The bench ordered payment of ho amount in instalments of 5/ per .eook.. Burke contested the order .n the ground that the verdict was against the evidence. His Honor held that tihe evidente showed no justificaton for thc order, and granted an order nisi, remitting .he ease to re-heard.
BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
BDOHMITAN DRAMATIC COMPANY. - Cole's Bohemian Dramatic Company Brought their puenomenally long and a.icessful season to a close on iutu. ,.ay eeidng lasr, when to a large and .ppreclative audience they produced a :.age adaptation of Ouida s .eleurated tory, '*Under Two H lags." The lines •f the gifted author's story were well :ollowed, the piece admnrably mounted, Joch the scenery and dressing being ex cllent, and the company acquitted it celi admirably. Mass Vene Linden's 'ersatile potver and dramatic ability .ave been fully, established during her oug stay in Ararat, and ste added to .he golden opinions she has gained by cer charming mpersonation of tihe haracter of che volatile and iimpjls;:v * Cigarette," the daughter ot the -eglment. As Bertie Leslie, Mr W. 11. byr gave an able ituerpretation of a .rying part. Mr 1. Kenna, as Black flawk, and Miss Belle Cole, as Lady Venezia, were also very commendablec portrayals, and the parts of W\right (MLr J. M' Gowan), Lord Roeii intgil?a...
IT HAS NO EQUAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
IT HAS NO EQUAL. 'I had eramping pains in the stom ach and nothing gave me ease," says Mrs A. Jones, Main Road, JMt. Clear, Vie. "As a number of omy customers si\ear by Chamberlain's Colic and Diar rlhca Remedy I thought I would give it a trial, and I got relief after the first dose. I think there is nothing equal to Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy for pains -in the stomach." Sold by Cust and Scholes, Gen. Ufer chants; T. A. Wild and A. Gamson, Chemists. Darkly street, Ararat.
ARARAT WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
AHARAT WATEB SUPPLY. Last night, at the meeting of the Ararat Borough Council, important matters concerning the Ararat water supply- were dealt with. LETTER FROM MRI MURRAY. From T. Murray, State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, with refer. eice to the pit sinking in progress at Southorn Gully, Langi Ghirau, and onstrue tion of measuring weir at 0Roi.:v" Gully, as intimated by the I: tor, further filling up the gully to len is to be supplied by Mr 1?. .' Cihmpion, \.C.E., would be necessary in view of the inforumation disclosetl by the iworls carrictl out. Mr Chain. pion had been asked to give instrue. tions to the caretaker as to the posi. :.on of tthe allitional pits needed, and "o arrange', in the first place, as to proposedl further expenditure. THIE ENGINEER REP'ORTS. The engineer reported :-In regard :o your request relative to storage at Oliver's Gully reservoir, I took a recent opportunity of examining the existitnt, -atner scheme from the pipe line frort Mount Cole to Ol...
CALENDAR FOR APRIL, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
CALENDAR FOR APRIL, 1914. Sunday ...: 5 12 19 26 Monday .6 13 20 27 Tuesday ... 7 14 21 28 Wednesday .. 1 8 15 22 29 Thursday 2. 9 16 23 30 Friday .. 3 10 17 24 Saturday .... 4 11 18 25 PHASES OF THE MOON. First Quarter .... 4th, at 5.42 a.m. Full Moon.. .... 10th, at 11.28 p.m. Last Quarter .. .. 17th, at 5.52 p.m. New Moon ...... 25th, at 9.22 p.m.
MOSLEM REVIVAL. UNIVERSITY AT MEDINA. ARABIA'S HOLY CITY. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
MOSLEM REVIVAL. UNIVERSITY AT MEDINA. ARABIA'S HOLY CITY. LONDON, Monday. A '.remarkable. Moslem enterprise is asinounced.- Thisis a -now nmversity at" Medina, one of the holy cities of the Mohammcedans. Medina is in the Hejaz region of Arabia, 255 miles north of Mecca, and 240 miles north-east of the- Red Sea:port of Jedda. The "Vakuf "' (Pious Founidations) will contribute .£10,000 annually toward, the upkeep of -the new univoersity,, as well as.£80,000 towards the cost of the building and equipment.. The course of instruction is to include -epgineer, ing and agriculture. (The "Vakuf" is the name for the landed property bequeathed to the Turkish Church, of which it is the principal source of revenue. It was instituted originally to provide for the religion of the State, and the educa tion of the people by the erection of nosques and schools; but this object has been set aside, or neglected, for several generations, and much of the "'Vakuf' lanls has been seized by Gov ernmcnt offi...
The Ararat Advertiser. THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. The monthly meeting of the Council of the Shire of Ararat will [be-held at the Shire Hall-to-day. A temporary license was yesterday granted to A. G. Rose, of the Mafekinig Hotel, in connection -with tlih Willaura races, to be held to-morrow. A beneficial change took place in the climatic conditions yesterday, and .in the evening several more showers fell. At the hour of going to press there was every indication of a further fall of rain. The ordinary meeting, of the 'Ararat. Borough Council, held last night, was the most .orderly that has taken place for many months past. Early in the proceedings it looked as though trouble was brewing, but it passed [over with out'any bother. Accounts await payment at the Ara rat Sub-treasury for the following : R. Anderson, Ararat Hospital Commit tee, W. Bates, E. Blackie, C. Bourchier, P. D. Butt, D. Hamilton, A. M. Jack son, M. Long, J. Nisbet, R. T. Shea and another, F. W. Smith, G. F. Smith, W. White, F. Blackam, W. - ...
FOX TERRIER COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
.FOX TERRIER COURSING CLUB. Although the attendance was not as large as usual, a pleasant afternoon's sport was enjoyed yesterday by the Central Fox Terrirer. Coursing Club when a series of contests was deter mined. Rabbits were plentiful, and the contests were keen, the following being the results: Fox Terrier Stake.-First, 22/6 ; se. cond, 10/; third, 2/6. J. Seater's Bullie B beat A. Miller's Maori Chief; ]H. Hopper's Fleetfoot beat Morris's Iook On; Walters's Rose Pink beat J. O'Meara's Lady •Edna ; R. Eldridge's Chips beat P. Oates's Blue Du.2 ; F. Ford's Gunn!m Boy beat Bonne, 's Larry ;.J. Currie': Laddie beat T. Guest's Bos'n; F. Ford's Pistol Girl beat W. Gilehrist'. Echo; H. Hopper's Irish Rose beat E. North's Sport. Second Round.-Fleetfoot beat Bullie B ; Chips beat Rose Pink; Laddie bent Gunner Boy; Irish Rose beat Pistol Girl. Third Round.-Chips beat Fleetfoot; Irish Rose beat Laddie. Final.-H. Hopper's Irish Rose bean' R Eldridge's Chips; J. Currie's Ladt die, third. M...
AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
AUBTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOC:-. TION. The fortnightly meeting of the Ara rat branch of the A.N.A. wias held oa Tuesday evening last, President W. Brady being in the chair. Five new members were elected and two pro. posals were received. It was decid ed that letters of condolence be sent to member A. Mattson and Sir A. Peacock, sympathising with them in tlheir recent hbereavements. The ece retary reported there were at presect six members on the sick fund. It was resolved to play the return cricket match with the Moyvston branch on Wednesday, 22nd April. .Member S. Irwin gave a? report of the business done at the recent Education Confer ence and said: it was promised to have the Mullock Bank school re-opened at an early date. The President and secretary reported having interviewed the Minister of Education at the con fercnco with regard to improvemenlts to the Ararat State School promised some time ago. The Minister assured them that the sum of £1500 for the I improvements would be allo...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. CATHCART MINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
MINING INTELLIGENCE. CATHCART MINE. ] For some time past there have been rumors afloat regarding developments in the parent mine of the Ararat field- the Lathcart-but notning definite has appeared to come to light from the I company. Writing from Ballarat to the ''Age" on Monday evening, the local corres pondent says :--" The opinion is enter. tained in well informed circles here i that the wash whicn is now running level east off the No. 3 rise off th.' north drive in the Cathcart mine going towards the Central Cathcart boundary, may be regarded as a new channel. The official statement is that this ground is of 'good' value-outside estimates range up to 3 ozs gold per fathom. It is semi-offlicially stated that the developmental work so far done has given the company additional ground equal to 'an extra three months' extraction,' and that each additional week's extension of Lee workings adds a month to the life of the mine." The "Argus" of Tuesday says: "''One of the surprises of th...
MR G. SIK KEE. CHINESE DOCTOR Of 81 Victoria Street, Ballarat. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
MR GI. SIK KEE, -CHINESE DOCTOE, Of 81 Victoria Street, Ballarat. UCCESSFULLY treats all diseases, K internal and external, and all ailments of men, women and children without operation. Has passed ex amination in Canton, China, and prac ised in Canton Hospital for three years. Been successfully treating all winds of diseases in Australia for 20 years. Can cure Cancer in early stages without operation. " Eye Specialist." Residential address, Victoria street, Ballarat E. Una gee Moderate. Let. ters attended to. Mr G. 8ik Kee will visit Ararat every second Wednesday from 18th February, and may be consulted at the Turf Hotel, Barkly street, between 2 to 6 p.m. Next Visit, WEDNESDAY, 1st April. Charges Moderate. May be treated by letter. Friday, 1i8113. Bushman's Home Hotel, Moree, N.S.W. To Dr. Sik Kee.-Dear Bir,--I am pleased to tell you I am now thorough ly cured, or at least I believe so. First of all, I must tell you I have tested myself in all sorts of ways, that is I have knocked...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. A DVERTISER GENERA. PRINTING OFFICE, Lisga-street. Arsist. Statell Monumental Works, UB8SON AND GRAY, 'ionumentai Scuiptor8, S- l ý A . laKEI. ~o'T?i'A .L,- _I VIE al?tay IL Stocb and to arriv a Large aud Varied Assortment o toe, latuat Designs ot Crossec,-ISeadtonos, Monuments, etc In alurble, Granite, sad other stone. ,Ln inspection of our Work in the ranoiu. Cemeteries in the. surroundino District. wdllconvince intending purchasers of its Iligh-Class Quality. Metal and Wrought Iron Railinge In all the Newest Designs. Loeweas Prices. consistent with High tlaase Workmanship, Material and Design Phutc?graphs, Designs and Prices, tor warded on application, covering the EIree. tion in any Cemetery that is de;red ins,:riptions Ct in all Cemeteries. Stops, Sills and all other Building stones Cut or Order. F. ,. STEPHFIIEs, Ioca-'aI Ateft AROHITECT, BANFIELD-STREET, ARARAT. PLANS and Specifications prepared for all classes of buildings. Orders will re nice prompt atte...
HOME RULE. REV. A. MADSEN'S VIEWS. ULSTERMEN'S INHERITANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
HOME RULE. - REV. A.L MADSEN'S VIEWS. . ULSTERMEN'S INHERITAYCE. :On' Sbuday afternoon, , at thel'usuial service ;onducted.in Wesley, Church, Melbourne, -thc-lReir A. Madsen,-- of Clifton Hill Methodist Church, who'is about to take up a charge in Ballarat, was the principal speaker. -. In the course of his address, ho:said that they coiilld all admire and respect tho mon of Ulster for tho stand which theyv were taking in: thdl pesent 'crisis. ': If a cer tain eveit camnie aloiit, it iwould mean the taking dawayof Protestant liberties. These liberticsiha'd been fought-for"innd nikintiiiied 'by ien *iho' ere proudn'o lcaving r an' Iinheritance' to" their- sons, and lie trusted 'th sons would see :that tle inheritanicdleft:them was preserved iii a 'proper manner,' Hle said--"God bless*t;ile t 3e ofi Ulster. " At the"ter iniiinoAid of the' addiress the congrega tiou arose aF 'the request of the Rev. A. - Callumi !'who .presiddd- and sang the-N Iaioni6 l i them. [The 1ev. A. M Calluin wa...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
TENNIS. On Saturday _afternoon :a team of tennis players from. Shay's Flat miet the Crowlands players. . A very .pla. sant afternoon's sport resulted in vic tory for the visitors by 8 games, the de tails being:-bi-ay's Flat, 5 sets, 3S games; Crowlands, 3 sets, 30 games.
CRICKET. Federals v. Crowlands. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 2 April 1914
CIIICKET. Federals v. Crowlands. The Federals played a return match with Crowlands, on the ground of the latter, on Saturday last, when another drawn game was the result. Federals won the toss, and batted first.. The :cores were : Federals. M' Laughlan, b II. Price ..... . 12 W. Kaye, run out .......... 9 A. Crouch, b z. Price ........ 3 G. Pounceby, bL I. Price .... .. .. 2 M. Gallagher, b II. Price .. .. 13 II. Preston, c II. Price, b B. Price 3 A. Van Every, c E. Shiields, b H. Price................. K. M' Donald, not out .... .. 46 J. Webster, b H. Price .. ...... 1 T. Van Every, b H. Price . 7 .... 7 J. Rafferty, run out .. .... 4 Sundries .. .. . Total .. . .. .. 1 .. 08 Bowling.-H. Price,. 6 wickets, for 53; B. Price, 2 for 33; .- Wilkinsoni, O for 20. Crowlands. n. Wilkinson, retirea:.' . ,? 12 G. Will:inson, retired..' . .?. . 34 E.?Shields, c Rafferty, b Pounceby. 5 F. Charlston, retired (hurt), .. .. 0 W. 1L'Grath, not out ........ G H. Price, not out.. ........... 2 Sund...