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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE MARKETS. 16th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
OOMMEROIAL INTELLIGBENE. SMELBOURNE MARKETS. 16th January. Wheat.-In sympathy with advices the market improved in tone, and there was more inelination shown to acquire supplies. For prime grain, delivered alongs?dei business was done at up to 3/6},"while?flair quality milling, in siding store, realised 3/5i. Flour. Bakers' lots, old or new, are being sup plied-on the basis of £8/10 per ton de livered. Oats.-There has been fur. ther -business in feed descriptions, sales of 100 bags of heavy grain being effected at 1/9. For milling Algerian 1/9j was quoted yesterday. Barley. For. prime English malting holders are asking up to 3/9, but there is not much business passing. Cape malting is quoted at up to 2/2j. Maize.-Hold ers were firm, and buyers had to yield, from 4/ to 4/1 being the range of quo tations, ex wharf or store. For a par cel of prime flat red for shipment a figure a shade better than the higher price mentioned was paid. Bran and pollard.-There has been no alteration of off...
JUST AS IT HAPPENED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
JUSTl J1 IT HAPPENED. (By BRUNO LESSING?;-it the, "Cosmopolitan.") You were told in the beginning that this would be a rambling, inconse quential' tale--merely a chronicle of the facts as they chanced to happen. Life itself,; you are informed, often progresses' in 'an incoheirent fashion, without rhyme or reason, and the philosopher who 'undertakes to grasp the phenomena of coincidence or the natural sequence of cause and effect usually has nothifg but a head ache for his pains. A man endeavour ing to avoid -a brick falling from- a building in course of construction, takes to the middle of the street. We call this caution. ' Then, unexpectedly, the middle of .the street caves in. What is the use of calling it anything? Lapidowitz, with a chequefor bne hundred and'twenty-five'dollars in his pocket, started- for the bank the mo: 'nent NatlianGomprecht took the dog away.. He' knew -the'cashier of Na than's bank;, and he wanted -to obtain money" for the cheque as quickly as possible. 'C...
A GENTLE HINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
A GENTLE HINT. An old fisherman on the first of every month when salmon was in sea son used to take a splendid specimen to a gentleman who always gave him a tip. One morning the gentleman was very busy, and when the old man brought the fish he thanked him hur riedly and, forgetting his tip, bent over his desk again. The old man hes itated a moment, and then cleared his throat. "Sir," he said, "would ye be so kind as to put it in writin' that ye didn't give me no tip this time, or my wife'll think vre gone and spent it on rum I" Marcella: Percival blushes every time he opens his watch. Waverley: I'll bet there is a woman in the case. "My dear, when you tell me that you've disposed of thousands of acres in this country at five shillings an acre, I say that you're romancing." "Noi at all. Five shillinga per. 'acher.' I'm a dentist, you know." Elector: Do you think a woman should get the wages of a man P Candidate: It depends on whether she is married to him or not. It's tough luck when...
LYCEUM THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
LYCEUTM THEATRE. Sir A. Conan Doyle's famous story "The Speckled Band," will. be scrcen ed at the Lyceum Theatre this evening This picture, which was produced und er the special supervision of Sir A. Conan Doyle, is ono. of the Sherlock Holmes series.. "The famous detective cleverly unravels the mysterious dis appearance of a girl on her wedding eve. The girl's stepfatner is eventu ally proved to be the mufrderer. Be sides this film there will. also be a varied assortment of -interesting pie turese. Chinese women have no lhood toe aeiIhil tod n at the
THE VIXEN Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XLVI. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
By LEWIN FITZHAMON. Published by Arrangement with i Ward. Lock .. Co., Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XLVI. The Court had risen for luncheon, and every restaurant in the vicinity of the Law Courts was inconveniently packed; the busy clink of knife and fork, china and glass, offered a philo sophic contrast to the continuous mur- g mur of subdued argument. The gen eral topic of conversation was Idiss Burney's evidence. The honest way she had stood up to cross-examination was greatly com mented upon and admired; yet a curl. a ous and unreasonable opinion prevail ed that had John Cott bten able to put his last question himself, Angela would have answered differently; this was the hotly-debated topic: was there foundation for a suspicion that Angela took the necklace? There was one quiet corner in an h unpretentious restaurant where there r was no argument. The Earl and Countess of Pettigew sat there; Pett trying to choke down an indifferent sole, while Dainty sat scowling, rum ...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
BOWLING. On the local green on Wednesday afternoon a four rink competition for four trophies was played. Each team had to play three games of eight ends each. Six teams competed, the winners being Mr deNully's team with 2 wins and 34 points. Scores: Wright, Noltenius, Shaw, deNully 34 W. K. Mackay, Pattinson, Moore, J. Morris ....... .. 28 Gibson, D. M'Kay, H. M'Gibbony Wynne .. .. 25 Trevan, T. L. Grano, T. G. Grano, Wightwick .. .......... 24 Short, Nisbet, M'Lean, Philpott .. 21 Collier, Cameron, Matthews, Gib lett ................. 1S Madame Sarah Bernhardt has been awarded the Cross of the Legion of Honor, which has never before been conferred on an actress.
NERVES AND THE WOMAN. Living Too Hard. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
NERVES AND THE WOMAN. Living Too Hard. This is the age or hard work: whew concentration on whratever. one hap pens to take up is essential to su: cess. The business woman who wants to get on has to work hard and live hard every hour of the day. The pro feaslonal woman who slacks will be passed by other competitors in the race for fame and success. Life is so full .of manifold Interests -that even' the domesticated woman, unless she leads the narrowest of lives, is occu pled all day long. V.'W have all to live and work to the best-of our ability in this .twentieth century, and it is a very good thing that we have, because it is the life that is full of work and interests that is best worth living. But there is another side to the question. Whilst many women can stand the strain and be all the better for it, a certain number break down. ' They develop "nerves," they show signs of wear and tear, of over-strain and con. stant tension. They begin to fuss over little' things, suffer from ...
REASONS FOR ROTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
REASONS FOR ROTATIONS. At the basis of all ge~uine rotations. lies the fact that plants differ from one another ;they differ from one an other in their demands upon the soil, both chemical and physical: they dif fer with regard to their root system, depth of feeding, their moisture re quirements, their time of feeding, their dates in reaching maturity, etc. Many plants impoverish the soil; a few enrich it; some spoil its physical condition, while others improve it in that regard. Many crops favor the growth of weeds, while others eithei, are able to hold the weeds in check or require such cultivation and treat. ment as. will prevent their growth. All these differences fit plants for different places in rotation, and a welL arranged rotation is one in which the strong points of one crop follow so as to fit into the weak points of another, or vice versa, and in this way reduce deflclencles to a minimum. A crop that requires a large amount ol one element should be followed by one that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
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THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
It is -announced by' advertisement that the annual meeting of the Mar oona Racing Club will be held at the Ciown Hoteli Maroons, on Saturday eyening, 24th January, at eight o'clock. The Ararat Turf Club announces that its annual race meeting will be held on Wednesday, 4th February. The committee has arranged an attractive programme of six events for. which good stakes are awarded, consequent ly an enjoyable meeting should result. Nominations close on Saturday, 24th January.
OF ESPECIAL INTEREST TO WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
OF ESPEIaL 'INTEREST TO - - WOMEN. Mrs 1Mr P. Stewart, of the Headquar ters Staff of the Ladies' Col lege of Health, Melbourne, in an nouncing that she will visit Ararat at regular intervals, asks the public to beware of imitations of Dr. Coon ley's Celebrated Orange Lily Treat ment for women, and to note that she is the only visiting representative for this wonderful remedy, which has been curing women in all parts of the world during the past 40 years. The date of Mrs Stewart's next visit will be Thursday, 16th October, from 9 a.JL., until 4 p.m., at the Ararat Hotel For the benefit of sufferers, and those who desire to l1 the sacred mission of motherhood, a free copy of a valu able little medical book will be sent to anyone who sends 2d for postage to Department 23, The Ladies' Col lege of Health, 46 Elizabeth street, Melbourne.
HOW TO NEUTRALISE DANGEROUS STOMACH ACIDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
HOW TO NEUTRALISE DANGER OUS STOMACH ACIDS. Few people besides physicians realise the importance of keeping the food con tents of the stomach free from acid fer mentation. Healthy normal digestion cannot take place while the delicate lining of the stomach is being inflamed and distended by. acid and wind-the results of fermenting food in the stom ach. To secure perfect digestion, fer mentation must be stopped or prevent ed, and the acid neutralised. For this purpose physicians usually recommend getting a little bisurated magnesia from the chemist and taking half a teaspoon ful in a little hot or cold water immedi ately after eating. They recommend bisurated magnesia because it is plea. sant to take, has no disagreeable after effects, and instantly stops fermenta tion, neutralises the acid and makes the sour acid food bland, sweet and easily digested, The regular use of- bisurated.mag nesia-be sure you get the bisnrated, as other -kinds -of magnesia are of little value-is an- absolut...
The Evil that Men Do Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER VI.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
he Evil that enDol BsY r P. PSHEL, Author of "The ERajah's Sapphire,' "Prince Zaleski," etc.. : Published by special arrangemen' "?:with" Ward, Lock and Co. IAll Rights. Reserved.1 CHAPTER VI.-CONTINUED. "I thought she might have come to ler cousin's inn Aylsham,". continued Barnes; itat least, it was just-possible, mt she hasn't. There's no-.telling where's she got..to, or when she left he house, or why, or-anything. For. 1pve a father's feelings, gntlemen----" The man buried his face, and a sob ras heard in the room.. Oswald's gaze :urned upon Hartwell's face. "I am lorry for your trouble, Barnes," said Eartwell. l"I only hope that-" he was about to say, "am in no way connect -d-" but checked himself. "I have been thinking that it is ust possible that you may have seen lhe lass last right, sir," said Barnes, coking up. "I may havei, tell me more." "You recollect coming to .'The An !hor' in'your motor car, sir? It must lave been about twenty past' seven?" '"That is true, I had almo...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
-. - ^MflINO INTBLLIGEHCB . Owig'itO'the ground through which the-:rise from the branch-reef drive in - the New Lingi:Legan is being put up to the gutter being "very hard". it hneso far been.advanced only 16 feet. The manager -continues:-" All tim bered ; should obe up the -roquired height very soon!.. Better headwav is expected when the hard. grouind over lying the. reef .drive has beeni passed through:. "ew 'Langi,: Logai._ hares changed hands i 'the Melbourne ahare market on Thursday .between. 34/104 and 35/ in a quiet 'Change, whilo t prices for Langi Logaii North steadied at the slightly lower rate of 5/3. Cath- I cart eent l provided exchange be- - twreen' 32/ and 33/. - .MELBOURNE SHARE MAEKh '. Yesterday's qubtations of Ararat stocks were- - Cathcart-Buyers, 2/9; . eellers, 3/;' sales, 3/1. Do. (paid) -luyers, 2/ ;'sellers, 2/8. Cathcart Central-Buyers, :'2/ ; sellers, 33/6; sales, 32/6, 32/). Catheart Victory-Buyers, 1/11; sellers, 2/6. Great Langi Logan-Buyers, 4/1; seller...
TATYOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
TATYOON. Miss MI. Gould has been appointed postmistress at Tatyoon. Although in a few instances some good yields of wheat are being obtain ed, in the majority of cases the farm. ers are securing only very moderate re turns. Crops that looked good enough for eight or nine bags are turning out only about five, and others in like proportion. Some good hay crops were cut for-hay. consumption. The barley crops have turned out fairly well, but the low price-obtainable detracts con. siderably from the value of the crops; and oats are in much the same posi tion. Some of the farmers ,have boee ham pered in harvesting operations by the scarcity of- wheat bags, which have not been readily obtainable, even at the extortionate p4ces demsndei by SOWlr.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. CABINET TO MEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE-* (By Wir ) MELBOURNE, Friday Night. CABINET TO MEET. State Ministers have been sum moned by Mr W. A. Watt, the Premier, to attend a Cabinet meeting on Mon day -fternoon to make final prepara tions for meeting Parliament on the following afternoon, when the work of the session will be resumed. SLY GROG CASE. A Maltese named Rizzo, who con ducts a fruit and confectionery busi ness in King street, was before the City Court to-day, charged with cou veying a certain liquor, contrary to the Act.. Two revenue officers stated that they visited the premises last Sunday, and obtained wine in response to a re quest. Rizzo informed the court that the wine was not kept for selling pur poses, but merely for the refreshment of his friends when they dropped in, and he considerately supplied the rc venue officers with a glass each; The court imposed a fine of £30 with 10/ costs.-: INTERSTATE COMMISSION. The Interstate Commission resumcd its sittings to-day on the nubject of the ...