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"Ring Off, Please!" [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
"Ring Off, Pleasel" .The clerk and the telephone girl were engaged. Sitting by the firesidc they were busy talking about the happ5 time when they would be one. From ,ne detail to another they finally drift. d to the subject of fire-lighting in the morning. On this point the young man was lecided Me stated emphatically thai It was ans.opinion that the wife should ,et up and start the fires, and let hes iard-working husband rest. After this -declaratiop there was sl .ence for the space ot three-quarters )t a second. Then the telephone girl ;ut out her finger encircled by hei *ngagement ring, and murmured iweetly but firmly: "Ring off, please! You are on th( 7rong number!" Give the young and struggling i word of encouragement when you can Utter the kind word when you can set that it is deserved. The thought that -'no one cafes 'and no one knows' blights many a bud of promise. Be it the young artist at his easel, the young preacher lt his pulpit, the workmar it his bench, the boy at his...
A GREAT BOON. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
A GREAT BOON. Friendship is one of the greatest boons granted to' man. It is a unlon )f the finest feelings, an uninterested binding of hearts, and an unselfish iympathy between two souls. It is an inrestricted communication between :wo. minds, and an indefinable trust inquestioningly reposed in one an )ther. The root of friendship is sym ?athy, for friendship is love. Who aver possesses a true friend has a,. adviser when perplexed, a support in idversity. and a hope and refuge in :ro?'l. True friendship never fails.
MARATHON RACE. AMERICAN WINS LONDON EVENT. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
MARATHON RACE. AMERICAN WINS LONDON EVENT. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 3.. An international .Marathon race was held in London to-day. The-event-was ,won by Holmer, of New?~ York, .with .-Dimnng (England) second and .I. Kolehlmaineri (Fin land), who performed so well in the last Olyinpio .Games,. third.. Holmoer, who w-on by 20 yards, covered the distance in, 1 hour 22 minutes 12 seconds.
CRICKET IN SOUTH AFRICA ENGLAND v. SOUTH AFRICA. SOUTH AFRICANS FAIL AGAIN. HEARNE, 5 FOR 49. (Reuter's Telegram.) Johannesburg, Jan. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
CRICKET IN'lSOUTH AFRICA 'ENGL'AND` w. SOUTH "AFRICA': I SOUTH AFRICANS ..FAIL; AGAIN. (Reuter's' Telegram.): : Johannesburg,':iJan.. 2. The third test match was continu ed at the Wanderers'' ground 'at Johannesbrg to-day. Yeeterday theoEnglishmen wer all out' for 238 'aind" th Afrib'ins' lhad 12 on the. board without the loss of a wicket. The home team thus 'had an excellent chance of .securing a win ning.position, but to-day they failed badly. Zulch scored 38 and Hands 26, but no one else got as far as the twenties.. "Jack" Hearne bowled in' his best form, and .wound up with 5 wickets for 49. Barnes secured 3 for 26. With a lead of 87 runs the Eng lishmen began'their second innings badly, Rhodes being snapped up by the wicketkeeper before he had scor ed. Hobbs and Mead, however, got going, and scoring was proceeding merrily when "Dave" Nourse held a chance from 'the Surrey champion, who had scored 41. Hearne failed to score, but Douglas' played out time safely with Mead. ' Johanne...
THE WELSH DISASTER. HOME OFFICE INQUIRY. BARE ELECTRIC WIRES IN PIT. (Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
THE WELSH DISASTER.. HOME OFFICE INQUIRY. BARE ELECTRIC WIRES IN PIT. (Renter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 3. The Home Office enquiry into the appalling Universal colliery disaster at Senghenydd, in which over 400 lives were lost, is now in progress. Mr. Shaw, manager of the Univer sal mine, gave evidence to-day that the mine was both gassy and dusty after the explosion. Two lamps were found open, and presumably they had been opened by a lampman. A lamp might have gone out and afterwards beeoon opened. Witness admitted that bare wires wore used in the colliery in connection with the electric signals, but he had never seen any sparks emitted from these wires. ir Shaw added that he believed that the blower of gas dislodged a rock which emitted a spark, and the explosive mixture was forced against an open lamp.
PRINTERS' STRIKE. HOBART NEWSPAPERS' DIFFICULTIES. (Reuter's Telegram.) Hobart, Jan. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
PRINTERS' STRIKE. HOBART NEWSPAPERS' DIFFICULTIES. (Renter's Telegram.) Hobart. Jan. 4. The strike of orinters is not yet set tled. Generally it is considered thrlt the men's demands are unreasonable. The "Mercury" came out to-day with eilht onaes. and the "Daily Post" with four. It is exnected that this can be maintained for some time. SMIMMINGC. (Reuter's Telegram.) Sydney, Jan. 3. Barry won the 100 yards swimming championship of New South Wales by a touch; Longworth and Solomons made a dead heat for second. Time, 581 sees. In the 880 yards championship (f New South Wales. Longworth beat Smith by 12 yards; Adrian was third. Time, 7 mmin. 27 3-5th sees.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
PERSONAL, lt..,was authoritatively' stated on .laturday that Mr. J. 31. Davies, Pre sident of tho Legislative Council. had about nine months ago- ldeclined the honor of Knight Bachelor, which had leen offered to him. It is understood that Mr. Davies followed the example of the late Sir William Zeal when .President-.of the. Legislative Council YOyears ago, and isked to be excus ed from acceptng an honor lower in -rank than Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George. Sir William. Zeal, after refusing the distincton (,f tnight Bachelor, was subsequently, made a K.C.M.G. The Legislative Council supported the attitude or Sir William Zeal. .11\lr. C. Dunni Anelican lay-reader, will shortly leave Camnerdown, where he has been lhcated for 18 months: He holnes to enter the Theoloeical College at Perth for further study ivith a view to receiviiue Holv Orders.. Rev. 'T. 1H. Whitworth'will succeed Mr. Dunn .in the Parish. and will probably arrive oti: 1th Januarv.:' Mr. Whitworth is in l)ea...
SUSPECT NOT SPARKS. POLICE ADMIT MISTAKE MADE. ACCUSED ALLOWED EXPENSES. Melbourne, Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
SUSPECT NOT SPARKS. POLICE' ADI~T ·.MISTAI.KFE MLADE: CC ED ALLOWED EX'PENSES ; the ct. ael urne. ,Jn.i lo 3.rt weeas!5 nz7 of1e'rcn: reerrienrnCtif roinn initc ter court aas n-ickly filled b' ;police officers t aRid, detectives:. T The char?e'-was intat he' had escaped from legal custodvson;July 3. 1901.' He` was discharred. S31r: C. :iarnet; wlio.appeare1 for the man, said tlat, he was arrestedi and chareed ;under, thel namelogf, Sparksi but lie denied that lie was in any way identical with that man. Insuector Bunker said tlhere:luad evi dentlv.been aimistake made. Detective A. S., Burett; said that, in cooiseouence. of ::information :received at lihadauarters. an intimnaion was sent to Giousland: and. the.man was arrested. He ,was brouht :to. Mel hbourne. for the nurnose:of identifiesn tion. Be had been seen byi Lnspctod Maemanamnv. Mr :Middleditch,Detee" tive Hawkins. witness., andl',the four warders who' constantly, had -Sparks under observation. .,The;uolicc were satisfied tha...
SOUTH WARRNAMBOOL V. ST. JOHN'S. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
SOUTH WARHNAMBOOL V. ST. JOHN'S. This match.- in connection with the junior competition.i was commenced in the Albert Park on Saturday last, and will be continued next Siturday. Scores: ST 'JOHN'S SFirstmnnings. 1ldridde. c Drewitt. b C. Fisher.. 5 Stewart. c and b T. -Fisher ...... 15 Hunt. b T. Fisher .............. 12 Jewell. c 'anison: b C. Fisher .... 8 Hlrvant. c and b Tinker .......... ,6 Boyle. b C. Fisher .............. 0 Wareliam. run out .............. - 8 Worland. b T. Fisher .......... 0 Lovell. 1 Tinker .. .......... 5 Bray, not out ".................. 0 Latta. b T: Fisher .............. 5 Sundries ................... 3 Total ....:...... ..... 67 Bowlina.--T. Fisher. 4 for 24; C. Fisher. 3 for 28: J. Tinker. 2 for 7. Second Inninas. Eldridue. c Anderson,' b L. Tinker 5 Stewart. c T. Fisher. 1)b Manson .. 8 Hunt. not'out .................. o Jewell. c Farrow. h L. Tinker .... 0 Sundries ................... 8 Three ,wkts. for .......... 26 SOUTH WARRNAIMBOOL. First Innin...
CRAMOND AND DICKSONS' V. SWINTONS' [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
CRAlMOND AND DICKSONS' V. SWITNTONS' The return niatch between Cramond and Dickson's and Swintons' cricket teams was ulaved on the W.C.C. Ground on Saturday, and resulted in a decisive win for Cranmond and Dick tion's hv 95 runs.. Cramond and Dick so%'s batted first and coamiiled 138, to which Swintons' responded with onlv 43. The scores were as follow: CIA310ND' AND DICKSON. J. Pattison. b Keith .......... 16 Ii. Dick. b Ramsavy ............. 0 R. Harvey. c Isles:- b Raisay .... 48 H. Jessou. b Keith ............ 14 It. J. Dickson. b Keith .......... 12 .1. Grant. c Isles. b Cruickshank.. 10 H. Wilfon. b Keith ............ 6 F. 1MIurthv. b Cruickshank ..... 0 E. Coleston. c Isles.. b Keith li.. 7 G. Whittaker. b Keith ........ 14 1). Dickson. not out ............ 5 *Sundries ..................... 6 Total ........... ..... 138 lowline.-Keith. 6 for 51: Ramsay, 2 for 22: Cruickshank. 2 for 36; Islda, U for 25. SWINTONS.' L.' McLaren. b Coleston ...... 17 C. Ramsavy. b Coleston .........
WELCOME TO MR. AND MRS. CORRIE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
WELCOME TO 31R. AND MRS. CORR!E At the Town Hall on Wednesday ovening the friends of Mr. and Mrs. William Corrio met to welcome them back to Allansford after being away for some years. Cr. Winm. O'Brien said those as nembled had met together to show their friendship for Mr. and Mrs. Corrie. and welcome them to their midst again. He was pleased thov had returned, and on behalf of their friends he had much pleasure, in wel coming them back.' Mr. Corrie suit ably responded, and thanked the" friefids for their hearty welcome es-' tended to Mrs. Corrie and himself. Dancing was indulged in to the strains of :Messrs. Morgan arid Davis' music.; Mr. A. J. Palmer acted as M.C. ;' '
LANDSEEKERS ACTIVE. AMERICANS TAKE BLOCKS. Rochester, Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
LANDSEEKERS ACTIVE. -AMERIUCANS TAKE BLOOKS. Rochester, Jan. 3. Mr. Elwood: Mead is visiting irri gation, areas, inspectng blocks. At a meeting of settlers at Bamawm last night. Mr. Mead advised" regarding the sowing of winter fodder. He stat ed that a large party of landseekers would visit Rochester settlements as February 5 and 6, and spoke en thusiastically of the progress showil. Before leaving for an inspection of Nannella" settlement this morning. Mr. Mend was questioned regarding the alleged shortage of blocks. He said that landseekers, mostly desirad land in the heart of-Bamawm iettle ment, where progress was most notice able, and no land was available. At Nanneolla, Tongala and Echuca plenty of unimproved blocks were available. Visits of the three contingents of American visitors to the Rochester irrigation areas have borne fruit quickly. Mr. Irish, who has farmed in Canada with disheartening results. *s toking the block occupied by Messrs. Eberle Bros., at Bamawym, on whic...
ALLANSFORD. January 3. WARRNAMBOOL C. AND B. FACTORY COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
ALLANSFORD. (From Our Corroipnndent.) January 3. WARRNAMBOOL C. AND Bi FAO TORY COMPANY. Atetho Town Hall on Tuesday an extraordinary general' meeting, of the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Co. Ltd. was held for the purpose of con sidering and deciding thie site of the company's new butter factory. There was a largo attendance, and" after -ii considerable discussioi ,a ballot was takeni, and resulted, by 110 votes-to 100, that the new factory 'be built at the railway station if a suitable site can be obtained from the Railway Department. In the meantime, for theo convenience of cream suppliers, a new depot,is being erected on the old site on the Mepunga road. .