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CASSILIS G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
CASSILIS G.M. Cff. With the aid of a Government loan of £4000, the directors of the Gassilis company are push ing on development work. The policy of the board embraces sink ing the main shaft, and the exten sion of No. 5 level to a point op posite the Ceresa lode, where a crosscut will be put in to cut the lode IOO feet deeper than the low going undeT"foot in this levef was of good value. It is pointed out by the directors that the Govern ment " does not contribute to wards surface and hauling ex penses, ,and only advances, half of the. actual cost of driving and sinking." While working with fu'l, power, the limited out put from the bottom . levels has not paid these expenses. (The 1027 tons of ore milled during the half year ended 3rd February averaged 6%dwt gold per ton, the proceeds being £2660.) Ow ing to the continued drought.-the company's " power" has failed since December last, but the manager has kept No. 5 level go ing by hand labor at a slightly increased cost. The board ...
BRUTHEN POLICE COURT. Monday, March 2nd, 1914. (Begore Messrs J. Archibald and R. W. Stirling, J's.P.) Debt Case. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
BKUTHEN POLICE. COUHT. Monday, March 2nd, 1914. (Begore Messrs J. Archibald and. R. W. Stirling, J's.P.) Debt Case. T. L. Sherrington and Co. v Ann Jones. Claim, £2 4s 2d, bal ance of money owing for goods sold and delivered. rr Mr-J. D. Mnccldnald aDP.eared for complainants. Emma Knvvett, clerk in the employ of Sherrington and Co, gave proof of debt. Verdict for amount with 15s 6d costs.. Drank. Michael Mangan was presented t>n a charge of being found drunk in a public placev on-^Saturday night, but as the evidence of Con stable Howard, informant, show ed that accused had been in the watchhouse from the time he was locked up till Monday morning, he-was discharged with a caution. Vaccination Case. Walter Henshaw pleaded guil ty to a charge-of neglect in hav ing his child vaccinated. Con stable Howard stated that the de fendant had stated that he had conscientious objections to the child beirg done. Defendant was fined the maxi mum penalty of £2.. Application. D. F. Tiriimins was ...
BEN JONSON AND JONATHAN WILD [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
BEN JOXSON AND JONATHAN WILD An interesting feature in connection with the new Middlesex Guildhall at Westminster, opened last December by Prince Arthur of Connaught, is that some valuable county records werf brought back into safe keeping In thf new building-. -One of these tells.th' strange story of how Ben Jonson jus' managed to escape the capital penalty Apparently in 1589 he fought a duel with a fellow-actor named Spencer ana killed him. He escaped the gallows, but underwent a brief term of impri sonment, in the course of which he adopted tho Catholic faith "on trust," but abjured it 12 years later. There are also many references in the records to Jonathan "Wild. There's a great art in accepting things as they are, and making the best of thcirt. A pleasant way of taking un pleasant tilings will carry one success fully over many a hard place.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
GIVES SATISFACTION \ as a Beverage and UTILITY as a Tonic Avoid Counterfeits PIGS ard CALVES STONE and CO. (Regd.), ROBERT SCHULTE, Proprietor. WHOLESALE MEAT SALESMAN, METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET, NORTH MELBOURNE. Are open 10 Receive Carcase Pork and Veal Any Day During the Week. Sales Daily. Highest Prices Realised. Latest Cold Storage Chambers. Prompt Account Sales. Correspondence Invited. See our Weekly Reports in Market Reports. Amvmg tka fiiftt vomaa of to-day b vkoaa pfti hin beta tamid km. fti looks just as if ab« kad altppsd mi of a band baa. Fi* tha oatrick faatkar ia kar kit, 4owa to tht htm af bar felatr skirt—ararytkiac looks braad " saw, la bet, few kfaai kar aalf woald gmeu tkat iray '' irticit was att abaolatalr «•* —jrat it ia al last aaaaoa'a goods ikuai or ky *•
HIS OWN SON DISCOVERY OF POLICE SERGEANT [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
HIS OWN SON DISCOVERY OF POLICE SERGEANT Station Sergeant William Alfred Jones gave evidence at the Wands worth Coroner's Court yesterday (says "The Daily Express" of December 2). at the inquest on his little son, James Alfred Jones, aged eight, and to}d a pathetic story of the way he learned of the tragedy. He was on duty at Tooting Police Station when a boy came to him, and said a little boy had been run over by a motor-trailer in Mitcham road. He told the reserve man to go and see what it was. Shortly afterwards a policeman brought the body to the statfion, and the driver and two boy witnesses, from whom he took statements, came into the charge room. "I obtained a description for circu lation round the stations." said the sergeant. "I read it, and thought it was like my little Jimmy. I then went to the parade. I turned the cover back and found it was my son." The boy had been running: between the engine and the trailer, and the coroner commented on the difficulty of intervening i...
TREASURE TROVE INQUEST SCHOOLBOY'S FIND OF £50. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
TREASURE TROVE INQUEST SCHOOLBOY'S FINT> OF £50. The finding- by two schoolboys of a bag of gold led to an inquest by the St. Helen's (Lancashire) coroner yes terday (says "The Daily Mail" of De cember 17) to determine whether the money, £51/10/, was treasure trove. Treasure trove is the legal expression for coin, bullion, gold or silver articles found hidden in the earth, for which no owner can be discovered. Evidence was given that on Thurs day morning, November 20, Reginald Thomas and his brother were crossing some waste land on the way to school, when they found the bag, made of calico, near some turf which appeared to have been pulled up recently. After giving sovereigns each to three com panions. they took the bag home. Mrs tilevesley was attending their mother, who was ill, and she was counting out the sovereigns in the bedroom when Mrs Thomas exclaimed, "Stop a minute. You are excitinfe me." -Mi Thomas came in and took possession of the money. Tho jury's verflict was that...
POINTED REVOLVER BRAZILIAN METHODS IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
POINTED REVOLVER BRAZILIAN METHODS IN LONDON. A Brazilian subject named Julio J3e zerra Cadelcati, 20, of 15 Perhbridge square, Bayswater, was charged at West London Police Court "With assault ins Paparicoly Nicholas, a Greek mer chant, of SI Lancaster road, by pre senting a revolver at him and also with being in possession of a revolver with out a license. The prosecutor stated that on Sunday evening (reports "The Daily Mall" of December 16) he and three friends were walking along Pembridge-square when the defendant, a stranger to them, pass ed. His friends were talking in Spanish, and the defendant made a remark to i them in Spanish. Then when he had gone a short distance further he turnod and, taking a revolver out of his hip pocket, pointed it at them, saying, 'Ching, ching," or something like that, added the witness laughing. The Clerk: What did you do?—Do! Why, we stood still with our hands up. That is done In some parts of the world, I believe?—Yes, I am a Greek, and in Greec...
COAL MINE K.C. SPENT A YEAR UNDERGROUND [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
COALMINE K.C. SPENT A YEAR UNDERGROUND Mr Leslie Scott, K.C., M.P., hag olten surprised both his colleagues at the j Bar and litigants in coal-mine disputes with hia "inside knowledge." The secret of how he acquired it was revealed in the Court of Appeal on No vember 23, in a case concerning work in a South Wales colliery, when Lord Justice Vaughan Williams asked, after a clear and lucid argument by Mr Leslie 'Scott: "Have you ever been down a mine?" "I spent a year down one before I came to the Bar," replied Mr Scott. Later Mr Scott said to a representa tive of "The Daily Mail": "When I was reading for the Bar it struck me that a practical knowledge of collieries would be of value to me in my future career. I knew a number of collierj managers at Wigan, and with theij permission I was able to enjoy a run of the mines. I have found the experi ence gained in that year useful on many occasions." One who knows Mr Scott well stated that as a young man he was always looking out for pract...
PLOT TO BREAK PRISON GUARD INCREASED [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
PLOT TO BREAK PRISON GUARD INCREASED Sensational stories were current in | I lie week of an alleged plot to rescue Stinle Morrison from Parkhurst Prison, ] where he is serving a life sentence for . the murder of Leon Beron on Clapham Common (states Lloyd's News, Novem ber 30). A stranger with a foreign accent is ! said to have intercepted one of the patrols outside the gaol, and to have inquired about Morrison's health and the position of his cell. The conversa tion was overheard by a superior offi cer on the other side of a hedge, and a report has been sent to the Home Office, while the night patrol outside the pris on has been doubled. Another story was that two warders saw Morrison put something into his mouth. It was seized, and was found to be a piece of chewed-up paper. Mor rison was promptly removed to another cell, and when the cell ho had pre viously occupied was searched, pieces of brown paper were found, on which, it is stated, details were written of an elaborate plot to...
SHOOTING STORY FORMER CHORUS GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
SHOOTING STORY FORMER CHORUS GIRL "I shot and killed Marshall Field, jun.," was the remarkable statement made to the Los Angeles (California) police by Mrs Vera Scott, wife of a Kansas City musician, who was ar rested on a charge of extorting £12,000 from rich residents of Pasadena and Los Angeles (says the New York corre spondent of "The Daily Mail"). After declaring that "all men are easy victims, and I have got money from them without any blackmail," the woman informed the authorities ithat ..he used to be known as "the mysteri ous and beautiful Vera Leroy, the French girl who was mentioned in con nection with the death of Marshall Field, jun." Mr Field was aged 37, and was the heir to a fortune of £20.000,000 when ho died in the Mercy Hospital, Chicago, about five years ago, from the effects of bullet wounds which, according to the statements made by the family, were the result of an accident while he was examining a new revolver. Mrs Scott declares that she is an \merican and s...
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Now that we have arrived at the season of "fair autumnal Bkies, when earth's ripe treasures meet admiring eyes," there is a short truce in the never-ending friendly struggle between nature and man so far as rural .indus tries are concerned. Work on the farm and station, though never at a stand still, yet affords a breathing space, and the annua] pay-day, so far as rural producers are concerned, having ar rived, a longing eye is turned towards the metropolis. So as to allow that happy combination between 'business and pleasure which justifies a little un usal expenditure, 'the V.R.C. comes forward with its usual autumn pro gramme full of rich things for race horse owners and the public alike. Country visitors and town residents alike can, during that first week in March, throw care to the winds and forget for a while that there are such things as ever-wangling Parliaments, industrial disputes, or any other of the thousand and one troubles that go to mar the pea...
LAUDER IN PULPIT STORY OF "WEE PIT PONY" [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
LAUDER IN PULPIT STORY OF "WEB PIT PONY" Mr. Harry Lauder appeared in the pulpit at the Anerley Congregational Church, S.E., yesterday afternoon, and obtained an enthusiastic reception from a crowded congregation' at a men's "open" meeting. It was a case of "house full" (says the "Daily News" of October 24). The famous comedian spoke on his pet subject, the treatment of pit ponies, and gave his audience a little personal history, dating back to the days when, as a lad, he drove a pony in a pit. His pony was a black one, with a long, shaggy mane. "Captain" was his name, and he was "a wee pony for work." One day, when Lauder was seated in the "hutch" which the pony was draw ing, the animal suddenly stopped and wheeled round, and immediately after wards several hundred tons of rock fell from the roof on to the spot ■where he would have been had the animal continued on its way. "It was through the pit pony that I am here to-day," he said, "and that is why the pit pony will always have m...
CHAPTER XIII. Netta Recovers. [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
CHAPTER XIII. Netta Recovers. Before Gwendolen, in her assumed character of a gipsy fortune-teller, left the fainting Netta in her little drawing-room in Heath Villa, s" e Tang the electric '"bell—and had barely closed the front door of the little house upon herself before it was an swered by the eager Annie, who had waited impatiently to hear her young mistress's experiences with "the Queen of the Gipsies," as the cook de clared she must be. Annie, hurrying in, flushed with ex citement, looked around in astonish ment, for there seemed to he ne'ther Miss Sayers nor the mysterious gipsy woman in the room. Then she saw her mistress lying iu a heap on the floor, and gave a shriek which brought the buxom, wall-eyed cook hurrying in. "There, now! I said it would 'be!" panted the cook, as she assisted An nie to lift the unconscious Netta upon the couch. "I knew as 'ow that bless ed queen was a:keepin' of facts for 'er. It's all 'er! The cat—cat ■ Wot was it she called it? The cataifalque ...
AUSTRALIA'S CARNIVAL CUP DAY AT MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
AUSTRALIA'S CARNIVAL 1 CUP DAY AT MELBOURNE The great social season has arrived (wrlteB the Bev. F. C. Spurr, in "The Christian World," December 18). Everybody who is anybody must now go to milliner, dressmaker, tailor, and bootmaker and henceforward, until the end of the season, appear in pub lic places with the great. Dinners, luncheons, "five o'clocks," balls, and every kind of reunion serve to assemble our new artistocracy. Go vernment House, of course, sets the pace and the fashion. It is the ambi tion of all who aspire to a place am ongst the chosen to be received at Government House. It Is intensely interesting in a new country like this to watch the evolu tion of the aristocracy. The process is very rapid. That old idea about ten generations being necessary to make a gentleman has no counten ance in this part of the world. Ten years, or less, now suffice. QUESTION OF MONEY It is all a question of moneybags, and money is made with great ease and rapidity in Australia—at least...
"SOULS UNDER DOMINATION" [Newspaper Article] — Bruthen and Tambo Times — 4 March 1914
"SOUIiS TINDER DOMINATION" "I have come across men am women in thlB neighborhood who are afraid to go to the church of their choice afraid to go to the ohurch they love above all others—because their souls as well as their bodies are dominated by the will of their employers,", declared the Rev. Frank "W. Collyer, Congrega tional Minister at Godalming, at a meeting of the West Surftv Free Church Council. . •