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F. E. STRANGWARD, Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
F. E. 8TBANGWARD, Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, 331 Collins Street, Melbourne. (Tel 8226.) Private telephone, Winds-r, No. 2879. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent.
The Man Who Dodged Work [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
The Man who Dodged e ork. By Charles Phelps Cushing, in the E "Argonaut." ;It's frightfully bhrd to make some persons understand that when one of literature's vagrants has money enadgh l to last him into the middle of Jranui ary he 'continues to be rich until he'8s poor again. When I'm poor I chase work, take on any sort of hack writing, r from interviews to encyclopaedias, but when I'm rich I dodge it. The harder I pursue; the more desperately I have t to flee later on. Or I should say,; ra ther, that is the way things used to be t in the days when I was ashamed of my soul and afraid to fling capital back in t the publisher's teeth. As you shall see. A month ago I looked at my bank- r book and with intense gratification die- t covered that the balance had reached the unprecendented high water mark of 500 dollars. * That was enough to e change my whole attitude towards ex- it istence. From that time forth until my , funds shall sink to zero again I am h rich, and despise to recognis...
HISTORY OF THE SAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
HISTORY OF THE SAW. The earlest tool that has been traced in Fwyntian history is the san'. It was found first in the form of a notched bronze knife in the third dynasty., or shout five thousand years before the Christian era. and was followed in the fourth and fifth dynasties hr large. toothed saws. which were used by car penters: hut there are no dated sroci Teons until the seventh century before the Christian era, when the Assvrians used iron saws. The first knives on record were made out of flint, and were, in fn?t, saws with minnut teeth. They probably were used for entting op animals, as the teeth would breank away even on soft wood. Rasns, which are hut a form of saw, were first made -of sheet4 of bronze onnhed and coiled round, but the Assvrians in the sov enth century used the straight ross 'made of iro similar to the modern type, Wife: The doctor eays I need , change of climate.. Husband: Well, the ky looks as.'.if we'd have it in a -few hours! If you.mean no, say no-- ess ...
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
coMrE GALUTATIONU. The prostration and' the salam, sal. utations that many Otientals use -are only more pronounoed forms of the bow. So there is a connection between the embrace, so common-in civilised countries, and the greeting of a mem ber of the Koiari tribe of British New Guinea, who, in saluting a missionary placed one arm abou this neck. and stroked him under the chin. Among the Masai and the Ukerowe it is a mark of respect to greet an ac quaintance or a stranger by spitting at him. Almost as strange is the cus tom ascribed to the Tibetans of putting out the tongue by way of salutation. Rubbing noses is quite common; the Burmese and many tribes of Eskimos, Laplanders, and M3alays do so. Stranger than any of those customs is the weeping salutation that has been observed among Central South Amer ican Indians. This form of greeting occurs too in the Andaman slands New Zealand, and Polynesia. A Psor tugueso explorer thus describes the cus tem as he saw it used among a tribe of So...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
The several conferences in different centres of N.S.W., between representa tives of the Farmers and Settlers' As sociation -and the lRiral Workers' Union having proved abortive, both sides are now engaged steadily or ganising, in preparation for the crisis which is believed cannot be very long deferred. IT NEVER IAILS. "For years we have been t sing Chain. berlain's Cogh Remnedy," says Mr Herbert- H. Woodhead, Wentworth, N.S.W. "We have six children and never use anything elso for the treat= ment of coughs, colds" and bronchial complaints. I-confidently recommend Chamberlain's Cough Ilcoidy to every one, more especially -to: parents, who like myself have young children's health. to safeguard. It never fails to give relief in all eases." Bold by Oust and Seholes, Gen. Merchants; T. A. Wild and A. Gamson, chemists, .Barkly AUVTION SALES. . ARARAT STOCK SALE ; THURSDAY, 5th FEBRUARY, 19014. f -And:Sles : will be hold on- the First j i Thursday:.in each month in future. SHEEP, OATTLE an...
MR WATT GRATIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
.MR WATT GRATIPEEDI,: "I am very gratified with:the re suit of. -the three - Ministerial.: ele&-. tions," said the. Prenier (Mr .Watt)' after the declaration of the polls. " I never had the slightest fear at any stage of the elections," he con tinued, "that either my two col leagues or myself would be. defeated if popular interest were excited in the contests .. At one time it looked as if MrIHutchinson would have a hard run, but the result shows that the people of the North-west appreciate, effective and sincere service, and the reward which it brings. " The Opposition which Mr . Mac kinnon and I had to face was of a to tally. different' character. It was the usual venomous attack of. the Labor party, which will never allow Liberals holding Liberal seats in. the metro politan arel. to rest. Incessant . at tack, with the object of wearing.. men down, is apparently the Labor policy. "However, thle general results of the three colntests, I think, ' conclusively prove that .the...
PARIS SENSATION. ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT. HOW SHERIF PASHA ESCAPED. WIFE'S PRESENCE OF MIND. PARIS, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
:AB8AS8INATIO ATTEMPT. .HOW SHERIF PASHA -ESCAPED. :.:IFE'S PRESENCE OF MIND. :0 .-F?·e:tls 'PARIS, Thursday. Full -details' are available regarding the sensational, but unsuccessful, at tempt made to assassinate Sherif Pa 'iha lea?der of the Turkish Radical party, who'is at present residing in Paries.: - :- Sherif Pasha was aware that :e hadl been condemned to death ath a - secret meeting of Young Turks.' He had been shadowed for some time by ten'`assas sins -who were sent to 'Paris."' Until the last few days the police had sta tioned two detectives outside Sherif Pasha's luxurious flat. The first time the assassin called Sherif Pasha was out. Yesterday, at 9 a.m., he was in his bath, and the valet refused the assassin audience with his master. The assassin produced two re volvers, and fired two bullets into the valet's lungs, desperately wounding him. He then wounded the chauffeur. Sherif Pasha's wife, Princess Emi neh, sister of the Grand Vizier of Tur key. appeared while the ass...
MINISTERS RE-ELECTED. THREE CONTESTS. SUBSTANTIAL MAJORITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
MINIuTERS RE-BLECTED. THREE CONTESTS. SUBSTANTIAL MAJORITIES. The three members of the siew Lib eral Administration who were chal lenged in their constituencies-the Premier (Mr Watt), the Attorney. General (\Mr Mackinnon), and the Min ister for Water Supply and Agricul ture (Mr IIutchinson)-were all re turned at the by-elections on Thursday by substantial majorities. Their col leagues nad been elected unopposed earlier in the month. Chief interest centred perhaps in Ei sendon, where the Premier (Mr Watt) was fighting his eleventh contest in 16 years of Parliamentary life. Every muscle was strained by the Labor party to defeat him, but their efforts proved of no avail. The electors held loyally to him, giving him a majority of 1422. He sdored in every division of the elee torate but one. The Attorney-General also register ed a comfortable majority over the La bor candidate at Prahran, the district that Labor is always "going to catch next time." The poll there was a somewhat small on...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
COABLEGRAMS.; REWNW B1'ZQNE AL IL Thd'latest' iitelligene? regarding: the wreeked-steamer Cohequia:is that all on board have been rescued. S*ome fasttimeswere recorded on the Brooklands racing track on Wednes day by a motorist named: Horiisted. Hornsted, driving a Benz. car, covered two miles at the rate 'of 122 miles'an hour, and five miles at a speed of 116 miles an hour. Articles were signed in Paris on Wed nesday for a contest between "Jack" Johnson and' Frank Moran (America) for a contest for the world's heavy weight championship. The match will take place in Paris, probably on the evening of the day on which the Grand Prix is run. Johnson is'to re ceive £6000, win, lose or draw, and a further £1000 for expenses. Moran is to receive £1000. Three American millionaires are providing the money for the contest. President Yuan Shi-Kai has submit ted to the Administrative Conference a-proposal that he shall revive the Em peror's Sacerdotal Office, on' New Year's Day. The proposal is ...
HEAVY WEATHER. FIERCE NORTH ATLANTIC GALES. BOSTON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
HEAVY WEATHER.. FIERCE NORTH ATLANTIC GALES. BOSTON, Thursday Night. The severe gales in the North Atlan tic continue. The schooner, Grace Martin, foundered. Heri crew of 17 launched a boat.. They. were tossed about in the heavy seas for a day be. fore being picked up by the steamn. A. W. Perne. They were in an ex hausted condition when rescued. When the great White Star liner, Oceanic, 17,278 .tons, arrived in New York this norning, she- showed signs of a severe buffeting in her trip across the Atlantic. B"esides other damnage, . her bridge had disappearod, having been torn from its faitenings by a gg15ta Gen.
A POPULAR NOVELIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
A POPULAR NOVELIST. n By Fred M.;White. P Machin puts the blame on to the dditor of the Arena; and- the latter f, :oxiplains that -he .was grossly- de-. eit-ed. Now, the Arena is an exceed- n ngly important jdurnal, and, as every- h aoda knows, carries great weight with people of intelligence.. It; is a six- P penny weekly, arid-devotes a good deal of: its space to the better fiction. So therefore it cannot be assumed for I a moment that Cruchley, the editor, 5 allowed himself to be made a party to c a deliberate -'fraud- on the -British r public. t The fiction particularly favoured by t the' 'Arena :belongs largely to tntT cameo type -exquisitely, polished' sketches and clear-cut" emotions and t the like. There must be at least half a dozen novelists .of. the front rank who have to thank Cruchley for their present position. -TherefdrecCruchley, when he received that eloquent trifle entitled -"The Liver. Wing,'" written- 4 over the signature of Laura' -Jane Parlby; lost no. time in ...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. HOME RULE. VOLUNTEERS FOR ULSTER. ENROLMENTS IN BRITAIN. BATTLESHIP COMMANDER AND AIRMEN. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
CABLEGRAMSi BBUTrBB S BPEOIALB. H OME RULB:. VOLUNTEERS POR ULSTER. ENROLMENTS IN BRITAIN. BATTLESHIP, COMMANDER- ANM AIRMEN. LONDON, Wednesday. -" The work of enrolling volunteers ir England and Scotland for service or behalf of Ulster is proceeding apace. Mr Platt, secretary of the British League for the Support of Ulster states that he has enrolled- 13,00( volunteers, including the commander of a battleship, five aviators, -and seve ral wireless telegraphists. Mr Platt has received offers of hell from prac tically all. the overseas' dominions. Lord Claude Hamilton, M.P.,-chair man of the Great Eastern Railway (who represented Londonderry "in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1868), a number of peers and members of the House of Commons, officers of the army and navy and scientists, have joinel the committee of the league. f th . eag m.
BITTER WEATHER IN AMERICA. BELOW ZERO IN NEW YORK. FISHING CRAFT WRECKED. NEW YORK, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
BITTER WEATHER IN AMERICA. BELOW ZERO IN NEW YORK. FISHING CRAFT WRECKED. NEW YORK, Wednesday. Extremely bitter weather is being experienced in the Eastern portion of the United States. The temperature in New York to-day fell below zero. Nine deaths, resulting either directly or indirectly from the severe weather, have been reported in New York. Many fishing schooners have been wrecked along the coast of Massachu sette, but fortunately the loss of life has been light. FIRES IN NEW YORK SLUMS. 1000 IIOMELESS IN MID-WINTER. A disastrous series of fires has oc curred in the poorer quarters of New York City this week. The efforts of the firemen to cope with the conflagra tions at the start were handicapped by the water freezing.. One unfortu nate result of these fires is that 1000 poor people have been rendered home less at the time of year when the cold is most intense. The burned ruins now present an extraordinary spectacle, as icicles hang from every charred beam and rafter. When pla...
DISASTER IN JAPAN. THE VOLCANIC CATASTROPHE. TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE. ESTIMATED UP TO 10,000. TOKIO, Wednesday Midnight. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
DISASTER IN JAPAN. 'THE VOLCANIC CATASTROPHE. TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE. :,ESTIMATED UP TO 10,000. ('. TOKIOi Wednesdavy Midnight., !'Ohastly details are renaciing here of tlh'col'ossal 'catastrophe brought about btithe suidden eruption of the volcano Sakiira shiaima after lying dormant for 130 years.' No reliable estimates as to:the loss of life can 'yet be formed, bat'lthe total is, believed to lie be tween 5000 "and 10,000 victims. Theli. means of rescue were altoge ther'-inadequate to' meet such a sud denIaind' terribl' 'emergency.- Crowds of "fugitikes on the beach, waiting to cross to the mainland, were overtaken by the lire aiid lava, and perished miserably. This was no fault of the aiunches, which plied heroically, amid a constant hail of boulders and stones. One' ship,- carrying 307 refugees, sunk during the second: eruption, and all "on board-were drowned.: lMany. others'emet a similar fate in trying to swim across thel Btrait. "
STATEMENT BY MR BONAR LAW UNIONIST PARTY'S PLEDGE. LONDON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
8 ATE.MENT U1Y MR BONAR L JW UNIONIST PARTY,'S PLEDGE. LONDON, Thursday Night. Mr Bonnr Law, lender of the Uionionit paIrt, ino a speech to-nihlt, declared that the situation. in .lstitr was more seribus thnn the Government or the country realised. It was, he said, developing inevitably to civil war, which would shatter the fabric of the national existence. Conversa tions had taken place ' between the party leaders, but without result. The Government desired a peaceful solu tion, but the conditions under which it held office made that impossible. If the Government continued he did not see how the difficulty could be decided without bloodshed. Mr Bonar Law concluded by saving that the Unionist party was pledged to support Ulster. " With the help of the Almighty, we intend to keep that pledge," he said.
THE FIRST CONVICTION. SIGNALMAN SENTENCED TO A YEAR. DURBAN, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 17 January 1914
THE FIRST CONVICTION. SIGNALMAN SENTENCED TO A YEAR. DURBAN, Thursday. An incident has occurred here illus trating the rigorous manner in which martial law is being applied by the au thorities. A body of strikers stopped a light engine at Grekville, near Durban, yes terday, and maltreated and carried off the fireman. The control officer or :lered the strikers to release the fire man to-day, otherwise he would apply stern measures. The order was com plied with at once. The control olti cer had the signalman, whose signals first held up the engine, arrested and summarily court-martialled. The man was found guilty, and sentenced to 12 months' hard labor. He is the first railway man to be convicted under martial law since the present trouble began.