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HOME RULE. COMPROMISE PROPOSED. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
HOME KITE. ? .T. COMPROMISE PROPOSED. IOSDOW rrld.n. A scheme which is attributed to ftlr Thomas Lou^h, M.P. fc-is l:cen put forward as a coniprom-se in re gard to Home Rule. It is su^csted that during the 'first twenty rears the minority ishould he allotted seventy seats in the Irish Parliament, provided thai 16-i seats are allocated altogether , as provided in the present Bill, the .two parties beiu? equally represent ed in the Senate. At the end ot the time no change 1 is to .be made unless mutually jaff.reeable, or unless made by the British. Parliament.
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Avoca, closes 9.46 a.m. ; arrives at Castlemaine, 7.39 p.m., Tues., Thurs., Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, closes 9.45, a.m., Mon., Wed., Fri. ; arrives 7.20 p.m., Mon., Wed., Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 6.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m., and 8.45 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., ; p.m., 8 p.m. Campbell's Creek, 6.30 a.m., 3.30 &nbsp; p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. &nbsp; Carisbrook, closes 9.40 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Clunes, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives &nbsp; 7.30 p.m. Chewton, closes 6.50 a.m., 12.15 p.m.. &nbsp; and 3.30 p.m.; p.rrives 11.30 a.m., 7.15 p.m. &nbsp; Down Travelling P.O., 14, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30, and S.45 p.m. (Echuca and intermediate places) ; arrives 1 l p.m. and S p.m. r)-"iolly, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closes 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 1L a.m., 7.15 p.m. Gowar, clo...
MONA WEST MYSTERY WOMAN MAY BE MISSING GIRL. RESEMBLANCE REMARKABLE. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
MONA WEST MYSTERY —f -i I WOMAN MAY BE ^IISSING- GIRL.j RESEJIBL AXCE REMARKABLE. SYDNEY, Mou-day. Port Macquarie police are doubt-; fill whether a young- woman who arrived there by the steamer Yul-j gilbar last \yeek was not Honaj West, the girl who has. been missing from tlifc residence of her uncle, Dr.i Acland O'Hara, Darlingliurst, since November 5. I The young woman stayed at a! local ligtel, and told the licensee! that she was awaiting a friend. j When a constable informed her of j the likeness to the missing girl, she i lranklv said her najne was West,! tout not Mona, though- she knew the ■ missing girl. ' | She said she was a nurse, audj had come from the north: she ad-j ir.itted that she resembled Mona I West. . I That was on Wednesday, and on! Thursday the young. woman was j met Iw a mail who arrived front Taree in a motor ear. lVe stayed; .it the hotel overnight, and next day the pair left for the north. | The driver of the .motor car de-' clared that the girl was Mona W...
SHRINE OF PROSERINE QUEEN OF NETHERWORLD. DISCOVERY IN ROME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
SHRINE OF PROSERINE > QUEEN OF NETHERWORLD. DISCOVERY IN R031E. Further information is available of the remarkable discoveries made1 by the eminent Italian archaeo logist, Comuiendatore Boni, direc tor of the excavations of the Forum and the Palatine. While sinking; a shaft from the summit of the Palatine Hill, he came upon the Mundus Patens, sac-j red to Dis (Pluto) and his wife! Proserpine (Queen of the Infernal Regions). It was covered by a lapis manalis, a square rough slab ot tufa, pierced with two round holes, through which the Maues, or departed spirits, were supposed to ascend from the lower -world. In the same area was a vaulted granary and several favissae (cel lars in which sacred utensils were: kept). _ | Immediately below the granary! and the Mundus was the innermost | shrine, the holiest centre of the aii-i cient religion. j • (Proserpine, in Greek mythology,) was the daughter oi Zeus and the j earth-goddess Demeter. As she was! o-atheriua- flowers in a meadow thej ...
MINERS' ASSOCIATION MALDON BRANCH. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
MINERS' ASSOCIATION — ■ J MALDON BRANCH. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. The half-yearly meeting of the Mal don branch of the F.M.E.A., of Victoria (writes our correspondent), was held on Saturday night, JUr H. Bryson (pre sident) occupying the chair. The re port and balance-sheet showed that the accident pay was very light, only amounting io £17/6/8 for the six months. Although the organiser had been to Maiden, and got many prom ises from those outside the ranks to join they had failed to do so, and his return was desired to continue his work in that, direction. Hopes were expressed that the miners' plaint i would be heard in the Arbitration Court next month, when some local members will be called upon to give evidence why an increase in wages should be granted. Mining was still in a depressed state throughout the district, and a donation of £3, 3/ was voted to 'the Beaufort strikers. The last anniversary sports resulted in a profit of £12/14/11. and it was resolved to tender the ladies, who ...
LAND TAX RETURNS CHANGES OF OWNERSHIP TO BE NOTIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
LAND TAX RETURNS » changes of ownership to be notified. Persons who owned, land at 31st December last of an unimproved value exceeding- £250 are liable to pay State land tax for the current year 1911. No general returns are required _ to. be furnished to the Commissioner of Taxes, who will make his assessments upon his of ficial records, which are based upon the land tax returns furnished in 1911, supplemented by notices of 1 change of ownership given by vendors and purchasers of land in the meantime. Notices of changes of ownership effected by sale and purchase of laud in the year 1913j are required to be given to thai Commissioner not later than 31st j January, 191-1, otherwise the Oom-j missioner's assessments will be j made as if the vendor were \ he •! • owner at 31st December, 1913. _ Aj very large number of such notices | have -already been received by the'' Commissioner, but it is feared many, sellers and purchasers have not! yet fulfilled their obligation in. this j respect...
STATE PARLIAMENT THE BY-ELECTIONS. TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
STATE PARLIAMENT THE BY-ELECTIONS. TAKE PIACE ON THURSDAY. The by-clections for scats rendered vacant by the appointment of their holders to salaried positions in the State Parliament, take place on Thurs day. The Premier is pushingthe cam paign in Essendon very vigorously. Essemlon has'been generally consider ed a seat on the border line of Labor. Before the last redistribution, which cut off Flemington and added it to Footseray, Mr Warde won the seat for •Labor when Mr Deakin left it for the Federal Parliament. Mr Watt won the seat when Mr Warde. chose the new Footseray sear. Mr Watt's ma jority in the 100S and 1000 elections was under 500. His largest majority was at the last general election, when he beat his present opponent by 2000 votes. The Premier's record at elec tions is rather a striking one. He has sat 'for three electorates during 1G years-^'orth Melbourne, East Mel •bourne and Essendou. He sat for three years for North Melbourne, win ning from Mr Prendergast and Sen a...
WOMAN KILLED. PINNED BENEATH CART. BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
1Y0JUX KILLED. —- ■ ■» PINNED BENEATH CART. BRISBANE. Monday. Mrs Williams, wife of a selector liv ing 17 miles beyond Bell, in the Dalby district, was killed as the result of a driving accident yesterday. She drove in a spring cart with her four children, the eldest a boy aged ten, to a neighbor's place, five miles awav. When returning the cart struck a stump and capsized, .Mrs Williams being pinned underneath the vehicle. The children escaped injury.
THE DISCOVERY OF A GREAT VOICE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
THE DISCOVERY OF A GREAT VOICE. ^ Many years ago a maid employed by Miss Lunderberg, a. famous dancer of the .Royal Opera in Stockholm, was given a holiday "by her mistress and set out to take a wallc. Passing a shabby little house in the poorest sec tion of the city she heard a child's vofce, which seemed to her wonder fully fresh and beautiful; and, look ing up, she saw a little girl sitting near the window, singing to a pet kit ten. In great cxcitement she rushed to her mistress and told her of the exquisite voice she had heard. .Miss Lunderberg was somewhat sceptical; but finally went to the house, and heard the sweet soug. She, too, was convinced of the great nat ural beauty of the child's voice and re ported i; co Croelius, the singing mas ter of the Opera. i iCroelius "was a-teo somewhat, se^pi't cal at first, but, at Miss Lunderberg's request, he too went., and. standing on the sidewalk, heard the child sing. Enraptured in .turn he told Count Buke, manager of the Roy.il Oper...
HEADER THROUGH A WINDOW LADY CYCLIST INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
HEADER THROUGH A WINDOW ( $ LAIJY CYCLIST INJURED. The sensation of a young lady cyclic: smashing into a shop window in the heart, of Ballarat was witnessed on Saturday morning. Miss Eva Restarick, of Sebastopoi street, a tailoress employed at .Messrs. Gri'bblc and Go's, cycled down Sttir: street 011 her way to business, her in tention being to enter •the workroom from the rear of the premises. With this end in view, she purposed turning from Sturt street into Albert street, but in evading a tramcar and a num ber of vehicles she lost control of the machine, and sped across the footpath into 'the Albert street window of Mr Reed's tobacco shop at the corner. The bicycle appeared to be gathering momentum as it approached the scene of the accident, and spectators were ■helpless. The front wheel struck that portion of the building 011 which the window rests, with considerable force, and Miss Restarick took an involun tary header into the plate glass. She went partly through the pane, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
i | "WHOOPIXG COUGH. "My little boy had whooping cough very badly," says Mrs. A. Henderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Road. Mornington, X.Z. "I tried several cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and he got immediate relief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of this won derful medicine by me and recommend it to everyone." Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, Wholesale Distributors.
CENSOR REBUKED MR ROBERT GEORGE AT ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
CENSOR REBUKED 4, MR ROBERT GEORGE AT ST. K1LDA. Tlic crowds which thronged the en trances to the amusement resorts on the St. Kilda Esplanade, on Saturday evening were suddenly starred by the voice of a man, wlio threaded his way amongst the people, proclaiming iu a stentorian voice that, at a quarter to 0 o'clock a public meeting "would be held on .the grass enclosure, at the rear of the Palais de Danse to protest j against the existence of the dancing ] hall. At the appointed time several ; hundred persons gathered at the spot, j The speaker, who gave the name of Mr Robert George annoyed the crowd by his allegations against dancers and onlookers, and was shouted down.! One "burly fellow mounted the plat form—a heap of fencing—tout. after replying caustically to iMr George's denunciation of the dance hall, he ■pointed towards 'Mr George, and said: "If I had a revolver and my sister or mother was iu that dancing hall to night, I would shoot a thing like that for what he said." The ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. "I am subject to bo\vc-l troubles, which cause pain and inconvenience," writes Mr. Alfred Wane, 1S5 Auburn Road, Auburn, Vic., "but two doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Re medy give immediate relief. I am pleased to know there is such a safe and certain remedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and al ways keep a bottle handy.'' Sold by Geo. Clark anc Son, Wholesale. Distri butors. rrrr--— v 1 v:
PRESENTATION TO REV. W. 0. WARD CRICKETERS' MAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
PRESENTATION TO REV. W. 0. WARD m . CRICKETERS' MAKE. A goodly number of the members of the Castlemainc United Cricket Club assembled at Hodson's saloon last night to ibid farewell to tlio Rev. W. 0. Ward, who is leaving the district. ■The President of the club, Cr. A. F. Arkinstall, occupied the chair, and during his remarks spoke highly of 'the departing member's work in connec tion with the laying down of the turf wicket on the Camp Reserve. Mr H. Dujm (vice-president), and Messrs. House, Hodson and Jewell endorsed the remarks of the President. Mr. Ward, m thanking the members for the hat, which the President had presented to him. said that he greatly appreciated the gift. Ho hoped that it would serve to remind him of the many happy times he had spent with iliis comrades on the cricket field. He had lived in several places, but never had he enjoyed a stay better than in Castlemaine.
IRISH QUESTION. COMPROMISE EFFORT FAILS. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
IRISH QUESTION, COMPROMISE EFFORT FAILS. LONDON, Suiidav. The "Observer" declares to-day tiat the conversations between the Prime Minister and I\Ir Bonar Law (Leader of the Opposition) 0n the subject of Home Rule have been absolutely fruitless. While Mr C. Do Ye, retired clerk of courts, recently removed to Mel bourne from Rosedale, a cat was taken with the household posses sions, but it has found its way. back to its old home. It is report ed that the cat disappeared the day after its arrival in the city, and was noticed around its country haunts three weeks later. Rosedale is 112 miles from Melbourne.
CRICKET. KYNETON DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [?]MAN TROPHY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
CSIC-KET. pf KYSETOX DISTRICT ASSOCIATION*. k nLTimr.VX TROPHY COMPETITION. T'ao '.li'f'i niarch in f-lie second round oi uve abovv (•'•'rifco. our EIp:u:i-.t-!on&lt;? correspondent), was played on Satur day at Taradale. Wallflowers were ; J "have pteyed Daphnes here, but did net put in an appearance, their captain having scratclied_ his team for all en gagements, they having suffered a re versal of form. Th's will c.uise a new Board of Control to be elected, and a. reconstruction of the other five teams, which is very annoying. The bush fire out Earns Horn way ,r.,er fered u'ith the wireless apparatus, ,'r results of the other two matches d.d not reach my office at the time of going to press. °
SPORTING NEWS BOWLING. A. PENNANT COMPETITION. CASTLEMAINE V. EAGLEHAWK. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 13 January 1914
SPORTING NEWS BOWLim A. PB.VXAXT COMPETITION. i-i^TLE.MAIXE V. EAGLEfLVNVK. Oistiemaine A. Pennant team will play J-Jaglchawk 011 the 'local green to-morrow afternoon. The match -is •o commence at 4 o'clock, and the Oistloniaiiie players will be :—Van j/jurck, i'Vilale, Baker, Rasmusseu, Xewhani, Potts, Wells, Wilson, Ash, Frank, Odgers, .Cowan.