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ARARAT HOSPITAL AND BENEVOLENT ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
ABRAAT HOSPITAL AND BENEVO LENT ASYLUM. The monthly meeting of the commit tee of the Ararat Hospital and Bene volent-Asylum was held last Tuesday evening at the Council Chambers, Town Hall. ' There i-ere present--Mr W. H. Toole (Vice-president), and Messrs J. Start, A. Scholes, M. Rochstein, E. J. Alexander, F. R. Faneco, J. B. Mellis, G. F. Bryant, G. Swanson, E.. J. Simp son and Dr. Bonnin. STATISTICAL REPORT. The report of the resident surgeon showed that there were. remaining in the institution on. 31st December, 31, including 23 in the hospital and 8s in the benevolent ward. . During Decem ber 4 had died in the hospital and 2 in the benevolene ward. Received. - DONATIONS. . The secretary reported having re ceived the following donations :--Brl tish Australasian Tobacco Co., £1/1; trustees estate late John Ware,.£5/5 ; H. E. .Webb,-for Perpetual ,-xiecutors' arid" Trustees Association of Australia -Limited in the estate of the late Sir W. A. Zeal, £2/10 ; estate of the, late- Al...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
SPORTING INTELLIOGE CRICKET. The match which is to be plared the Recreation Reserve neot C tt afternoon, between the Stawell Ararat Railways Cricket Clubsb is tracting much attention. It w il t. membered that when the Ararat b, visited Stawell a few weeks b?o'a bowler named Campbell Ilayed a with them, and as he is included .ae? team which plays at Ararat o Saut iday, his advent -on an Ararat Siorb will be interesting. Arart will good team in the field. put
MINERS AND THE HOSPITAL. CONTRIBUTION QUESTION REOPENED. NO SETTLEMENT ARRIVED AT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
MINERS AND THE HOSPITAL. CONTRIBUTION QUESTION RE. OPENED. NO SETTLEMENT ARRIVED AT. aWhen the minutes had bees adopted at the meeting of the committee of the Ararat Hospital-and Benevolent Asy lum on Tuesday evening last, Mr J. Start said that there was a deputation from the Ararat Miners' Association which desired to wait upon them in re ference to -the contribution question, and he thought they should receive then and get the business over as quickly as possible. Mr Bryant--Has the chairman the right to ask the deputationists ques. Lions, or are they merely.to put their 'ews before the committee I The Vice-president, Mr Toole (who ,vas in the chair), said-I presume any nember of the committee may ask -luestions. Mr Scholes-i At the last meeting it vas decided that it should be a con ference. Mr Bryant-If all the members are. :o ask questions it will take up a lot )f time, and we will be here all night. ihere is one question which I would .ike the chairman to ask, and that is cvhy...
AROUND WILLAURA. THE WHEAT CITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
AiuOnUJ WUIAUBSA. THE WHEAT CITY. Willaura, situated half way between Ararat and Dunkeld, on the Hamilton line, is a city of wheat. Long before you enter the township you find this out. There is, just now, wheat .on every side, and tle buzz of the harvester greets you everywhere. Far away, out of earshot, moving clouds of dust tell you of other harvesters, all busily engaged in tearing the golden wheat from its stalk. It is a township reminiscent in a way, of Diekens's city of Eden' whiclh lark Tapely visited, for that fif. teen vea:rs ago there was no Willaura only ihe notion of it. The very name of the place 'is new. It used to be called Wickliffe road, and it was a mere roalsiilo station of really no account But, unlike Eden, Willaura material. ised into a fine, thriving township, busy always, but simply throbbing with work at this time of the year. The Willaura people are exceedingly proud of their record. You are not lone in the place before you hear the stock story illustratin...
HOSPITAL PICTURE SHOWS. DECIDED FINANCIAL FAILURE. REPRESENTATIONS TO BE MADE TO THE LYCEUM PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
HOSPITAL PICTURE SHOWS. DECIDED FINANCIAL FAILURE.. REPRESENTATIONS TO BE MADE S:-TO THE LYCEUM PEOPLE.: That the picture shows :that have been run in connection with the Ararat Hospital and Benevolent Asylum 'have proved a failure from a financial point of view. is fully shown by a balance sheet-which was submitted at the meet ,ing of the committee on Tuesday even ing last.. The balance sheet showed that'in.all -eleven shows had been run for a grose=revenue: of £71/5/6, -while the expenditure ,:ieurred- in carrying them out totalled £105/7/9, or a dead loss on the transaction 'of £34/2/3. Out of the expeinditure of- £105 odd, £14/10/3 went- to-the-Borough Council for rent of hall, piano, light,-etc., and £64/10Ato Robin. Adair. ;The rest of the expenditure was swallowv-d -up in incidental expenses-.:,c?, ; ,, The Vice-president (Mr Toole) said that the statenient,-was. i surprise .to him. The shows had always paidithe Gardens Improvement Committee; there was always a profit of from...
The Evil that Men Do Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER V.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
The Evil that Mlen Doe BY M. P. SHIEL,, Author of "The Bajah's S9pphfre,' "Prince Zaleski," etc. Published by special arraege??it with Ward, Lock and Co. (All Eights Eeserved.1 t CHAPTER V.-Continued. There remained on the table three more letters which he had not read, md the very first of these which he ook up still further complicated his t relations with women: for it was from 1 lady to whom Drayton had evidently seen-engaged at the moment of his leath; and the discovery of the en gagement to be married of this already married man drew from Hartwell's lips the exclamation: "This ruffian!" The ady's letter was crested with the three. pearled coronet of earldom, came from 'The Villa Borgia-Costi, Cannes," was c signed "Julia," and said, among other t :hIings: "It is raining to-day, and my Aunt Margaret and I mope,, which r is nothing strange for her when the racing-season is over, but exceptional for me, so if I am disposed to be over [rank with. you, you will attribute it to exte...
A NEW MONO RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
A NEW MONO RBAILWAY. Mr E. W. CChalmers Kearney gave a lemonstration at Olympia, London, re cently with a working model of his mono-railway. A model of the sort has been shown before, but the present de monstration was given to make clear two things which the inventor has now accomplished. The car, which is one sixteenth of full-size and is driven elec trically, having been stopped-when as cending a gradient of 1 in 7 was start ed again and continued its climb. It is claimed that this has never before been accomplished on such a steep gradient on a railway. It is proposed to use slopes of this kind on Kearney under ground railways, each station being on the street level and the track descend ing to a depth-of about 100 feet be tween stations. In this way accelera tion on leaving a station will be got by gravity, and the slowing up will be brought about by ascending the hill to the next station. The other point made clear was the great security against derailment of the car. .Kinks h...
THE STATE ELECTIONS SEATS OF THREE MINISTERS CONTESTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
THE STATE ELECTION. ,SEATS OF THREE MTINISTERS CON. TESTED. Polling in connection with the State Ministerial elections will take place to. day. The Premier and the Attorney General are opposea by Labor candi dates; but in the Borung electorate the Minister of Agriculture is opposed by Mr F. M'Rae. who claims the support of the electors as a Liberal. Assiduous efforts have been made to induce Mr M'Rae to retire, but have proved un availing.. It has been given out that, while Mr M' Rae expressed himself on one occasion as prepared to accept the suggestion of the Ministerialists for his retirement, his duty to the electors who had invited him to contest the electorate he felt, prevented his with drawal. While Ministers have express ed themselves as confident of Mr Hut chinson's return, they have concentra ted on toe Borung electorate the work of those of his colleagues who have been so fortunate as to be returned inopposed, and two Ministers went through Ararat yesterday afternoon to s...
SOCIAL NOTES. RILEY—EGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. RILEY-EGAN. A very pretty wedding was celebrat- ed on Wednesday, 7th January, at Mr and Mrs J. Forte's residence, "Clive- don," Glenlogie, the contracting par- ties being Miss Annie Ailcc Egan, youngest daughter of Mr D. Egan, Amphitheatre, and Mr Arthur Riley, of Middle Creek. The ceremony took &nbsp; place in the drawing room, and the Rev. Father Flynn ofliciated. The bride was given away by her father, and Mr Marshall Egan acted as chair- man, with the Misses Alice Riley E. Rankin as bridesmaids. The bride was attired in white duchesse satin trimmed with silk lace and pearls. From the shoulders fell a full ????? train lined with silk and edged with pleated satin, the top of tihe train &nbsp; being decorated with three horseshoe de- signs. With this she wore a veil of tulle, with a wreath of orange blos- soms at the back. She carried a lovely bouquet of white flowers with stream- ers of the same hue. The bridesmaids wore white Japanese silk, trmmed wi...
The Ararat Advertiser THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1914. Dr. Slianasy will again visit Ararat, Glenthompson and Willaura on dates appearing in his advertisement to-day, IMr R. F. Toutcher and J' J. Carlisle are -mentioned . as likely-, Ministerial candidates for Mr .Hitchinisbis seat on the Railways Standing- Committee: e 'notice liy the "Argus"? of yester day ;that .Mr Paul Langdon 'Grano,, , son of Mr Theob.G. Grano,hbarrister, of Ararat, has- successfully passed second year's law. - : By the will of the late J. Nelson Jones, of Ararat, both the Ararat Hos- pital and Benevolent Asylum and the Bendigo charitable institutions receive bequests. The Ararat Hospital has &nbsp; been given a benefaction of £100. Mr Adrian Akhurst, L.L.B., a well known solicitor of Stawell,. who for some months prior'to the death of the late F. H. Eeles, conducted that gentle man's legal business at-Ararat, has de termined to.cast in his lot with Ara rat, and- reside, here and practice his profession.. - The openinig- day of ...
ARARAT BOROUGH COUNCIL OFFICERS. QUESTION OF APPOINTING ENGINEER. CR T. IMPEY'S PROPOSAL DISCUSSED. INTERESTING SPECIAL CALL MEETING. THE CHANGES AGREED TO. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 15 January 1914
ARARAT BOROUCH COUNCIL OFFICERS, QUESTION OF 'APPOINTIt4C E1NCINiEER. CB T. IMPEY'S PROPOSAL DIS OUSSED. INTERESTING SPECIAL CALL MEETING. THE CHANGES AGREED TO. In pursuance of a motion submitted by Cr T. Impey, one of the recently elected members of the Ararat Borough Council, a special call meeting of the council was held at the Council Chamin bers, Town Hall, last night, for the pur pose of dealing with the question as submitted in the motion, which was as frllows :--" That a special meeting of the council be held on Wednesday. 14th January, for the purpose of considcring the advisability of rearranging the po sitions now held by the officers of the council; also to dispense with any offi cers that may not be required under the future method of working, and to fix the salaries and call for applications for any new officers that may be re quired." At this stage it might be said tha. ever since (r Impey lodged the motion and it was published in the "Adver tiser " the question was ...
MARVELLOUS BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
7.ARVELLOU8 BIRDS. "Speaking of hens," said an American traveller, "reminds me of an old hen my dad had on a farm in Dakota. She would hatch out anything from a ten nis-ball to a lemon. Why, one day she sat on a piece of ice and hatched out two quarts of hot waterl" "That doesn't come up to a club footed hen my old mother once had," said one of his hearers. "They had been feeding her by mistake on saw dust instea$ of oatmeal. Well, she laid twelroe eggs and sat on them, and when they were hatched eleven of the chickens had wooden legs and the twelfth was a woodpecker 1"
MAGNANIMOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Ml1AGNANlMOt S. Thie lMfyor: Hnan you heard. MIr Pnchu. tlut nor vennrons townsmnn 1ttr. Aardinp·. is Fpfrnine the roat of n r-W nromeoarTo nll rnnnrl the toy, 9 WAtink n urealtltv mnn like tonrself might alm a(1o anme u'ninc for Us, ?fr..ihoo. Well. what do you sar to my nvi"i t vow a. 'ark of oAirt'ee P Th Mavorn Oh. you. noble-henranu nhilanthropirtl Why, do yon really iOnfln tO- Mun r. Rcehný YeaC, curi: T'll make +nnr town A nrp69nt of en oak forest.. Yon have ojily'to ¢ir, the land, and I wV ill. supply you w +.h as many scorns as you may an~t for seed!
IMPRISONED IN A GLACIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
IlIPISONMED INl A GL CIER. &mome thrilling experiences once bLe fell Mr. Frederick Chamberlin whilst he was exploring the Alps. In the "Wide World Magazine" he writes of as adventure that befell him on the after noon of a September day when he was descending the snow slope of a mou. tain .- Suddenly I found myself in front of a particularly nasty scrac, or ice-ridge. that gave very little foothold. The surface was not broken and crumbly, but just smooth. treacherous ice. How ever, I was not going to be daunted, so I wormed my. way up, and was about to descend the other side, when with out warning my feet shot from under me, and I started careering down the slope at break-neck speed. Down I slid. straight through a funnel-shaped hole into a partly-formed crevasse. I brought up sharply against a small bar of ice that only lust prevented me from continuing my headlong carcer into a gaping chasm below. "For a few seconds I lay half-stunned. then I carefully got on my feet, felt ...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. MARTIAL LAW ENFORCED. TRADES HALL ISOLATED. JOHANNESBURG, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
OABLEG-RAMS 80UTH AFRIOQAl OrISIB i MARTIAL LAW ENFORCED. TRADES HALL ISOLATED. JOHANNESBURG, Wednesday. To all intents and purposes a state of civil war exists in Johannesburg, At the time of cabling hoarse words of. command, given by officers in the streets, the clatter and clang of mount. ed constables talking up new positions, -nd an occasional warning cry to a fleeting pedestrian, who has entered the danger zone, emphasise the grim tragedy of this scene of industrial war. fare. Inside the Trades Hall are 200 or 300 men, fully, armed, and determined to resist all attempts to storm the build ing. Outside, and completely iso lating the hball, is a large body of po lice.
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. The most remarkable bird colony in the world is on ITat Island, in the Great Salt Lake, Utah The island is. about twelve acres in extent, and on a rocky pinnacle a hundred feet above the brine, with not a drop of freeh water to be found, and where there is nothinm to excite the cupidity or com mercial instinct of man, the birds nulls. pelicans, herons, and cormorants hv the thosisand-make their home The island can be seen atea distance of ten miles, risine like a "cockred hat" ent of the sapphire of the inland sea. The birds are utterly fearless. Pri tected as they are by the laws of the State, they have had little causee to fear man and his death-dealing wean ons. It is necessary to use the creates+ care to avoid steppine on the nests and cns of the tens of thousands of sea fowl that have established their rook eries on the islet.
GENERAL STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
GENERAL :STRIKE. What is to be the outcome'of:the La hor unrest that prevails i?' so -many communities I South' Africa, Britain. rae United States, Nerw Zealnid anid Australia are all 'seethiig with discon tent, though it must be admitted tha' except in the Home land it is rather diilieult to say why this should be so. The workers' coinditions in Britain and in the continent of Europe are in many cases distinctly provocative. of discon tent and strife, but'.in South Africa and Australia .this cannot be honestly said.' Still,- the fact remains that the trades union members in all parts of the United Kingdom 'and in the Bri tish communities south of the line, are not in unison with the rest of the com lnunity, and what looks like a big in dustrial war. in iniminent in many places. In New Zealand the:Labor re bellion has been.. temporarily quelled, but not' settled, 'while in Australia acte of labor aggression ranging from con stant strikes 'of the boys at the State coal mine at Wontha...