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WOOL GRAIN AND PRODUCE. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
TUESDAY. j The London wool sales open to-day with offerings of 129,600 bales, as compared with 181,500 bales submitted at the corresponding date last year. New arrivals this season amounted to 284,000 bales, of which 170,000 bales were forwarded direct to manu facturers ;it Home and on the Continent, while there were IB,000 bales brought forward from labt year. During the four days' sales in Sydney ended 8th January 39,818 bales were submitted, com prising mainly small clips. A strong market pre vailed throughout, and prices ruled at from par to 5 per cent, above the closing rates of 1913. in .Sydney s.iles will be held weekly during the current month. There is better news from Bradford since the turn of the year, the advance in the price of tops recorded a week ago being maintained. The oversea wheat markets have been free of in cident since our last report was published, and as no sales have been recorded, values o! Australian cargoes are somewhat indefinite. For .Tanuary February...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
LAUNCESTON CUP MEET, 28th to 31st JAN. HOBART CUP MEET, 4th, 5th, 7th FEB. RETURN EXCtTRSION FARE—MELBOURNE TO LAUNCESTON AND HOBART, £3/19//3. Particulars at TASMANIA N GOVERNMENT AGENCY. DOMINION CHAMBERS, 59 WILLIAM STREET. MELBOURNE.
Sydney Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
Sydney Shows. —Her Majesty's Theatre. "Oeme Over Here." —Tivoli Theatre. Rickards's Tivoli Company. —Adelphi. "Aladdin" Pantomime. —Criterion. "Officer 66fi." —Palace Theatre. "A Day at the Races." —Theatre Royal. "Monsieur Beaueaire." —Rushcutters' Bay. "The Great White City."
Melbourne Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
Melbourne Show$. —Her Majesty's. "Tne Forty Thieves." - —Thaatro Royal. "Diplomacy." —Princess's. "Pride of the Prairie-" —King's Theatre. "The Land of Nod." —Opera House. Tivoli Vaudeville Company. —Melba Theatre. Continuous Photo-plays. —Britannia Theatre. Continuous Photo-plays. —Royal Picture Theatre, Windsor. Photo-plays. —St. Kilda Beach. The English Pierrots. —Follies" Theatre, St. Kilda. "The Daffodils." —"Tho Dandies." Esplanade, St. Kilda. —Luna Park. Esplanade, St. Kilda.
GREENROOM GOSSIP. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
GREENROOM G088IP. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. "Tam" (Sydney).—It Is called "La Presidente." as you say, but probably the English version has been presented at the London Garrick ere this. Thanks for cutting:. "M.D." (Bendigo).—Edwin Brett and William Crom well. "F.A.L." (Richmond, Vic.).--Nothing settled yet. "Laura" (Ascot Vale).—Incorrect. She is his daughter-in-law. T.L. ''Fitzroy).—After much research, we . have discovered the reference. "Potter of Texas" was the nime of the play, and, according to our records, was given at the Princess's about Sep tember, 1890. . The Princess's Theatre,. New York, is al leged to he the "-wickedest'' theatre in the American metropolis. lis atmosphere is more distinctly Parisian than iiny otho" playhouse in Ajmerica, for it stages the sort of superior shockers and thrillers that mav be seen at the Paris Odeon and the Grand Guignol. A recent bill contained a bunch of one-act plays, two of.which are calculated to make nervous ladies faint. One, "The...
Some of the Principals in "THE FORTY THIEVES," Now being produced at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. MR. P. A. RYAN TO MISS M. HALEY. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
Photos by Talma & Co., Melbourne. Some of the Principals in "THE FORTY THIEVES/' Now being produced at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. " MISS GERTIE LETCHFORD. MISS MAGGIE DICKENSON. MISS JESSIE LONNEN. MISS MARIE EATON. MR. EDWIN BRETT. MISS GLADYS MONCRIEFF. MR. VICTOR LALSCHMANN. MR. P. A. RYAN TO MISS M. HALEY. The marriage of Mr. P. A. Ryan, youngest son of the late Mr, and Mrs. J. Ryan (Ectiuca), and Mist: Mary Haley, second daughter of the late Mr. W. H. Haley (Warrnambool). was quietly celebrated at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Ballarat, on the 25tb December. The Very Rev. T. Kcnnelly performed the eeremnny. Tho bride, who was Riven away bv her brother, Mr. Hugh Haley (Kilmore), was gowned in a dainty white "crepe de chene coat and skirt, handsome!7 trimmed with Alencon lace over an un derskirt of lace and satin. A small white crepe de chene hat, with white magnolia, was worn, and h bouqiu-t of white azaleas, carnations and aspara gus fern was carried. The bride was at...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
NOTES. The Kangaroo rink under Dave Mair has had an exceptionally good run iu "night owl" competi tions. Besides "knocking at the door" at Thorn bury and elsewhere, they have always given the Canterbury night tourney a good shake. In 1910 Messrs. Stewart, Stan Marsh, Irwin and Mair were runners-up. In -911 they were in the last four, biit. beaten in semi-final. In 1912 Messrs. Irwin, Dunning, James and Mair won the event. In 1913 Messrs. Trwin, Stewart, Robins and Mair were run lers-up again. A good performance. The mai plays a very conspicuous part in the success or otherwise of any particular performer, [is many clubs you come across a mat that is dis tinctly the individual: and those clubs that have them should lose no time in having an alteration. Fhe mat 1 refer to is that 'which consists of the Drdinary eocoanut, with canvas sewn at each end an the buck of it. Not being sewn at the centre, :.his kind of mat slips with every movement of the flayer, and particularly when he take...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
TOLD IN MELBOURNE " Can I be cured to STAY cured?" That is the anxious question of the sufferer from kidney and bladder trouble. An encouraging Melbourne answer is here Mrs. Thomas Headen, 34 Queen Street, Balaclava, Melbourne, says:—"Doan's Backache Kidney Pills have done me a wonderful amount of good for back ache,, rheumatism, and general debility—in fact, they have cured me of these ailments. Previous to taking these Pills, I had been a great sufferer from the kid neys, but not since. Doan's Backache Kidney PiUs have cured me of every symptom of disordered kid neys, and strengthened my kidneys so much that I do not fear a return of these ailments. I advise all sufferers to use them." Twelve years later the same lady says:—"I can only add this to the above:—"I have never had the slightest sign of kidney trouble since my cure by Doan's Backache Kidney Pills twelve years ago." Mrs. Headen had only a few of the symptoms of kidney and bladder troubles, for no patient suffers from the...
CITY BOWLING CLUB TOURNAMENT. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 2nd and 3rd JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
BOWLERS INTERESTED IN A CLOSE FINISH. WALLACE (NORTH pyraRdYy> v.i (LtlSTJY ^AWfBRBURY) SOUTH MELBOURNE RINK. WINNERS OF TOURNEY. HOLDOWAY (CAPT.t. SEMI-FINAL.—FITZROY v. COLLINGWOOD. BODY (FITZROY) SCORES THE SHOT. ROLLING WOOD KINK, RUNNKRS-UP DONN (CAPT.)* (N "WE LIE TWO/* I /]. '• * 1 THE GAME IN FULL SWING. :?> CITY BOWLING CLUB TOURNAMENT. ' FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 2nd and 3rd JANUARY. .Rumour has it that more than one attache to Australian Government Houses has m'ade handsome commissions at dubs, etc., as a can vasser after orders for champagne and cigars. « * * * Now that the ball has been set roiling Min isters are commencing to take not.ire of what appears in the papers. The "Third Degree'"' Ministerial scoop started it, and now all the Ministers are tumbling over one another to try and score. But, alas ! scoops flon't crop up every day. Chief Secretary Murray has shaken himself awake, and is looking towards the sub ject of behaviour on the beaches .'nr a sensa tional m...
CITY BOWLING CLUB TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
CITY BOWLING CLUB TOURNAMENT. STANHOPE AND LEWIS, Winners of Pairs. CHESTERFIELD AND BUTLER (MIDDLE PARK',. Runners-up for Pairs, MISS AIMEE SMITH, Now appearing at the Opera House, Melbourne. BOWLERS WAITING THEIR TURN. - ■ 1 !"""■■ in i aw iMt.iiidiiwuri m Tflifim >i ' faffi-MTffifflftf Utf THE LADIES "WITNESSING THE GAMES PROM A SHADY CORNER.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
TESTIMONIAL From America to Australia. All the Way from America. YOUNG WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, DETROIT, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Sirs,— Oct. 7th, 1913. Will you please forward to me one 2/6 bottle of " FISHER'S GREAT NERVE TONIC," and also two 1/- bottles of Fisher's Beauty -Pills for the Liver? You will think it very strange of me sending so far for drugs; but I cannot get anything in the United States to do MY NERVES SO MUCH GOOD. I used to send from New Zealand —when living there—to Sydney for " Fisher's Great Nerve Tonic" and Pills, and they always did me good. I am sending the money, and shall be pleased if you will send them at once, as it will take six weeks for them to reach me. If they come alright I shall send for more. Yours truly, MISS CLARA ALLEN. FISHER'S GREAT NERVE TONIC ^ . . has ^ijpyed public patronage for over 30 years, and the sale thereof is 0^'11 greaterYihan ever, thus proving its potent and curative power for \(V \>...
OZONE HOTEL DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
OZONE HOTEL BAtfOE. A charming dance was given by Mr. and Mrs. Klug to the visitors at the Ozone Hotel and friends in the Town Hall. QueensclifT, on the 30th Decem ber. The hall was beautifully decorated with arti ficial flowers, and the stage, on which supper was daintily served, was hung with wistaria. The foyer . was arranged in Louis XIII. fashion. At supper Dr. Mackenzie proposed a vote of thanks to the host and hostess, which was cordially received. Mr. Klug, in responding, thanked the visitors at the. Ozone for their kind c.o-operation in assisting to make tho dance a success, and hoped that this would be merely the first of many similar gather ings. Thu arrangements were admirably carried out under the direction of Mr. Colin Campbell (lion, secretary). Amon? those present were : Mr. and Mrs. Colin Campbell, Dr. and Mrs. Mackenzie, Dr. and Mrs. Joel. Mrs. KUison and the Misses Ellison, Col. Sandford, Major and Mrs. Cox-Taylor. Mrs. Guest, Mist: Barrett. Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Wa...
COURSING IN ENGLAND. WATERLOO NOMINATIONS. NEWMARKET CHAMPION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
COURSING IN ENGLAND. WATERLOO NOMINATIONS. NEWMARKET CHAMPION MEETING. By "Misterton." "At the King's muir and Kelly law. Where good, stout hares gang fast awa', So eliverly I did it claw. With pith and spend, I bore the bell before them a'. As dear's a beid." —Dying words of Bonny Heck, a famous greyhound. An important announcement - through the week wa3 the nominations for the Waterloo Cup. With one or two exceptions, the list is similar to pre vious ' oif's. Two notable absentees arc Mr. Hill Wood, .M.P. (twice victorious for the coveted honour) and Mr. S. S. Death. One also misses the name of Mr. Oscar Asche, but no difficulty is an ticipated in seeing at least one of his representa tives doing battle for the Southern Hemisphere. Th&lt;; names of the fortunate sportsmen are, in alpha betical order—Messrs. P. Alexander, J. H. Bibby, Birkbeck, Blundel!. Brann, Broeklebank, A. Brown O. Brown. Burbidge, Charles, Chichester, Coke, Cook, Cfjssley, Dennis, Dnmi, Lord Faber, Mes...
SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
SOCIETY. Lady Fuller returned to Melbourne on Friday last, after paying a short visit to Admfral and Mrs., Bridges j at. "Trawalla." She has since been paying and receiving a number of farewell calls in and around Melbourne. Ijady Fuller, accompanied by the three younger members of her family and Captain K. F. Kirkpatriek, A.D.C., left by the Mooltan on Tuesday for Colombo, where she will be met by her hus band, Sir John Fuller. Sir John was due to arrive at Bombay this week on a visit to Their Excellencies Lord and Lady Willingdon (remembered here, as -the.Hon. Mr. and Mrs. Freem'aii Thomas), en route for Colombo. The pier and the Mooltan were crowded with friends and admirers—indcud, so great was the crowd that many were .unable to get on board,, and passed up their good-byes from the pier. Lady Fuller held an informal reception on 'the deck, where there was a constant stream of visitors. Her Ladyship was dressed in all black crepe silk, beautifully draped rouna her tall, igracefu...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Punch — 15 January 1914
COURSING. By "SPRINGER." Calling at "Punch" office on Tuesday afternoon, I received something of a shock to find awaiting me" two letters flatly contradicting the "correc tions" of pedigrees I published last week. "Old timer" Writes : "Dear "Springer,"—1 noticed in last week's 'Punoh' you refer to some errors in the tabulated pedigrees of some of the old-time greyhounds. Amongst them, you mention Mangold, her breeding being given as by Dionvsius O'Kane—Kew Lily, which vou say is an error and should be by Beacon—Lady Jocelyn. Well, I would like to tell you that some twenty five vear.s ago I bought a sapling at a sale in Melbourne. Her breeding was given in the cata logue as being by Hard Cash—Marigold ; Marigold bv Beacon—Lady Jocelyn. This litter was bred by Tom Skiiimore, of Brunswick, who at that time owned Marigold and was one of the most promi nent trainers of ihe day. and who died some years ago. I well remember that at the time I write of it was generally understood that the p...