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SHIRT FRONT ADVERTISING [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
SHIRT FRONT ADVERTISING By IVAN HEALD. Do you ever play that Jolly game of Pointing out Famous People? asks Ivan Heald in the "Daily Express" of No vember 25. I mean the game in which you take a country relative along Pic cadilly, and, pointing to casual passers by, say, "That's Lord Howard de Wal den," or "There goes the Duke of Bed ford," and keep it up until the relative is so impressed with your social omnis cience that you can sdmetimes borrow money from him. If you go in for this kind of thing yourself I want to warn you against a man who is often in Leicester-square these nights. He is a good-looking chap, in faultless evening clothes, and I was just pointing him out to my aunt from Stalybridge last night as the young Earl of Broadacres when he gave the show away by doing something most un-English. He pressed a but ton somewhere, and on his shirt front there aflmed in letters of light the words: " Oh, You Kid!" Frivolity Theatre. Matinees Wednesdays. I tried to persuade my au...
RISKY FRENCH FARCE APPEAL TO CENSOR [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
RISKY FRENCH ý FARCE a APPEAL. TO CENSOR o Mr Jose G. Levy's adaptation of MM. Hennequin and Veber's "Madame la. n Presidente" is a centre-board farce. To a drop a metaphor which is too whole-II some and breezy for such a piece as we saw at the Garrick Theatre, "Who's it the Lady?" says "E.A.B." in the "DailyI News," is one of the most risky farces t yet produced on the London stage. PETTICOAT AUDACITY c Thereois a scene in "Who's the It Lady?" which will be much discussed. i A musical comedy, actress, Gobette, q has called on Cyprien Gaudet, Minister r of Justice, and, in the course of a vio- v lent flirtation, her flimsy dress falls a (purposely or not) from her shoulders, t and the lady is seen in her petticoats. t She then swings herself on to the knee of the young Minister. r When discovered by the usher the v musical comedy cocotte flies into an- a other room, but later she emerges and .1 flirts with the Minister's private secre- ! tary, who ultimately hides with her in f yet ...
BRITISH CABINET. NAVAL DIFFICULTY. CRISIS ANTICIPATED. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
BRITISH CABINET. -NAVAL DIFFICULTY. C: CRISIS ANTICIPATED. LONDON, Wednesday. A keen controversy is in progress in regard to the meeting of the Cabinet to-moirow, when nmatters in, connection with the naval' question- are expected to reach a crisis. Mr Churchill's re ference to the newspaper reports of serious dissensions, which, although he' declared them to be.based on, surmise and gossip, he did not specifically.'deny has, if anythiiig, increased the public interest. It is generally expected that the Prime Minister will decide in favor of MNk'Churchill.. The key. of the. prob len is the relation of the dominions" warships to the British standard-per ticularlyjr. the New' Zealand and Cana dian battleships. . UNIONIST'S VIEW. LONDON, Thursday. * Mr H. Pike rease, Unionist member for Darlington, speaking at Hudders ley, said the Unionists must eliminate party feeling, and stand behind Mr Churchill on the navy question. . LONDON, Thursday. The ''Daily Telegraph" .says it" is undeniab...
DOG AND HORSE ANCESTRAL LINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
DOl AND HORSE ANCESTRAL LINES. Recent investigations into the lake dwellings of Switzerland have been em bodied in a book on prehistoric Switzerland by a German Professor. The importance of these dwellings was only recognised in 1854, when a sharp frost on the lake of Zurich caused the water to retreat and laid bare the signs of human habitation. The polished stones which were found proved that the lake villages went back to neolithic times, and the animal remains prove that the dog and the horse, the pig and the sheep, and the ox and the goat were already domestic animals at that time. The dog is the most ancient of these ani mals. The first species was a cross between the pointer and the beagle, and for a long time there was none other than the spaniel. It .is not known what this neolithic dog sprang from, whether it came from the wolf or the jackal. but one thing is certain, that when it.became domesticated it developed its present habit of barking. The horse is less ancient as a...
"PASSIVE RESISTERS" AGREE TO A TRUCE. A SPIRIT OF COMPROMISE. PRETORIA, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
'PASSIVE RESISTERS" AGREE .T A. TRUCE, ... - ? A SPIRIT OF uOMPROMISE. PRETORIA, Thursday Night. The last week has seen a marked improvement in the situation created by' the dissatisfied Indians in South Africa. This is revealed liy the pub. lication of the correspondence between G. K. Gandi, the leader of the Indians, and G. H. L. Goorg, Secretary for the Interior. .The net result of the negotiations is -that. Gandi promises to await the report of the Royal Commission that is to investigate .the trouble before reviving -the " passive resistance" movement. . On their part the Gov ernment promise to liberate all bona fide .'!passive resisters," and await the recommendations of the Commis sion before introducing legislation.
FRONTIER-MAKING BALKANS DIFFICULTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
FI~lU iEtiIAKlIU | BALKANS DIFFICULTIES. Peace of a kind now reigns again in I the troubled Balkans, and international I boundary commissions are at work pre- d paring the new maps (says the "Ob- 8 server." s But the task of delimiting the new t' frontiers is not. proving particularly 1 easy, one of the difficulties being the y want of reliable maps of the ohl fron tiers. The old dividing lines look very clear and definite on existing maps, but it is in many places impos-~ -Ible to reconcile the frontiers of the maps with those recognised in every day practice among the various Balkan lationallties. The method originally adopted for fixing the boundary between Southern Albania and Greece has hopelessly broken down. c The International Commission was instructed to draw the frontier accord- r Ing to a language test, but when the map makers got to work they found that the inhabitants of the region in question speak indiscriminately Greek, Turkish, English, French, Bulgarian, and Albani...
TRADES HALL SIEGE. CHARGES AGAINST STRIKERS FAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
TRADES'HALL SIEGE. CHARGES AGAINST- STRIXERBS PAIL. Pive. of the .men. who: were besieged in the Johannesburg' Trades Hall .were to-day presented in a- Police Court to answser eharges of having resisted the police during the attempted raid on the, hail a week ago. Detective M'Bride gave evidence that. the door of the Trades Hall was slammed in bhis face .and bolted. A man inside aimed a. revolver at him through the glass panel of the door, and ordered him to clear out. Counsel for accused argued that the police should have asked for admission in the name of the King. The Public Prosecutor admitted that this was not clone, but he thought that it was clear that the occupants were resisting the police. - The magistrate, in dismissing the charges, said- that - M'Bride- clearly meant to enter without'saying who he was. Nevertheless, the -occupants "of the hall had behaved foolishly. It would be best for accused to return-to work. - -
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. AFRICAN CRISIS. STRIKE DECLARED OFF. "FOR THE PRESENT." CARRIED BY MINERS' BALLOT. JOHANNESBURG, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
CABLEGRAMS. MBEUME ' IaPBOIAMa. . APRICAIN .OaXIý0I8. STRIKE DECLARED OFF. "FOR THE PRESENT," CARRIED BY MNERS' BALLOT. JOHANNESBURG, Thursday. There is every indication that the industrial situation in South Africa will shortly be restored to its normal condition. The new executive of the Federation of Trades held a secret meeting this afternoon, and decided to declare the general strike off as from Thursday, with the i gnificant addition "until further notice." Prior to the meeting of the Feder ation executive to-day, several ballots were held among the strikers, owing to a feeling that the opinions of the rank and file were changing, and that staunch members of the union woere be ing victimised through their loyalty. A meeting of 87 delegates, repre senting the 33 mines, and ten members of the Miners' Association, including Messrs Toomey (president), and Tom Matthews (general secretary), was held.this evening, by permission of the authorities, to consider the question of resuming...
PANAMA CANAL TRANSFORMS THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
. PAhAMlA CANAL TRANSFORMS THE WORLD. "I have coasted a workshop 90 kilo metres long, which is transforming the world. It is- the creation of the globe I which humanity is here revising and correcting in order to bring two hemi spheres closer together I,j 6000 miles. "I disembarked only a few hours ago, and I. cannot yet describo any thing; but in the first disorder of lay impressions, and of my emotions, in the chaos of my ideas and the dark ness of my perceptions, before I learn or see any more, I ?eel the necessity of immediately taking a pen in hand through one of those impulses which at certain moments render a cry of ad miration and enthusiasm irresistible. "I cannot wait. it seems to Iwe as if something pressing, impetuous, fatal, is being cofnpleted, and not a calcu lated work of construction." So begins, an extraordinarily vivid account of a visit to the Panama Canal by Luigi Barzini, in the "Daily Tele graph." He won some renown in the Balkan war through his wonderful pen ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
IT NEVER FAILS. "For years we have been e.sing Cham. berlain's Cough Remedy," says Mr Herbert If. Woodhead, Wentworth, N.S.W. "We have six children and never use anything else for the treat ment of coughs, colds and bronchial complaints. I confidently recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy 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 cases," Sold by Cost and Scholes, Cen. Merchants; T. A. Wild and A. Gamson, chemisfei Barlly •[ ANTED--General SERVANT. No VV washing. Apply Mrs Spalding, the Manse, Ararat. F1 OR SALE.-An Assortment of Or unamental TILE HEARTHS, .at 10/ each. E. W. Bulte, Queen: Street. South. Staell Monlmental Works. ROBSON ANDo CRAY, Monumental Sculptors, --lAIN STREET, STAWELL, H AVE always in Stock and to arrive a Large and Varied Assortment of the latest Designs of Crsses, Eoadstones, Monumonts, etc In Marble, Granite, and other stone, An inspection of our Work in the variou...
SERIOUS FIRE AT STREATHAM. FARMER LOSES 1800 BAGS OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
SERIOUS FIRE AT STREATHAM. FARMER LOSES 1800 BAGS OF WHEAT. . _ A most serious bush fire oecurred 'at Streatham on. Sunday" last. through which Mr Frank Beeton is,. a heavy loser. The fire broke out next to Mr Becton's land, 2and was almost under control when the wind changed and carried the flames into a 300 acre stub ble paddock"owned by the gentleman named. Despite every effort to extin :~'. it, iJe fire "ate its way through the stubble and burnt 1800 bags of Wheat, and then biurnt itself out. The Owner had the crop insured in the Vic toria Fire Insurance Company, but for what amount is not exactly known.
DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL. TRANSFER OF SCHOOL BOARDING HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
DISTRICT HIGH SCHROOL. TRANSFER OF SCHOOL BOARD ING-HOUSE. Arrangements have been made by which Mr A. G. Butchers, M.A., the headmaster of the District High helool, has transferred all his inter ests in the School Boarding House hitherto conducted by him, to Mrs Minnie Cannon, late matron of the Caullield Grammar School,: Melbourne. The house will he carried on by Mrs Cannon for teachers and scholars of tie High School as hitherto. Arrange menots have been made for the 'iead master and the staff to reside there, ald accommodation will also be pro vided for a limited number of approved scholars at reduced, charges. - Mrs Cannon has had- many years' experi ence in the care -of boys, and has just resigned her position of matron':of the (a:lfield Grammar School, where-there were over fifty. boarders, to take over the above house, which shouldprove a great boon to the staff and to parents of scholars from .a distance;who'wish their children to,. attend the . High School, and at the same ...
BEWILDERED BOOT DEALERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
BEWILDERED BOOT DEALERS. The first inquiry held by the Inter state tcommission does not seem as if it would bring much comfort to those ra bid protectionists who have been clam ouring for years as to the necessity for the relier of strangled industries. of which the boot trade was said to be the chief. Unfortunately, although on most matters the various witnesses called by the trade to support the ap plication, were at cross purposes, they have been almost unanimous in showing, under cross-examination, that the trade is exceedingly prosperous de spite the low duties. - One. witness, who admitted that his firm's profit of £14,000 a year meant an 8 per cent. re turn on the capital invested, was:wisely silent when he was asked if he did not think it unreasonable to ask an increase of 20 per cent. on the boot duties so that he might increase his profits by 2 per cent.
A BAD BUNGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
A BAD BUNLE.' i The new City Courts were "opened with lmuh ceremony and many expres sions of pleasure that Melbourne was at last furnished with a Court House worthy of the city. From,the .outside the building seems to be alltbhat can be desired, and is indeed a magiificent addition to the architecture of, th"ecity The second day of use told, however, a very different tale, since ac'cording to those having business there, the new courts are everything a public .building should not be. Lawyers and the Piess cannot hear witnesses, while the mem bers of the Bench, wnho are not as a rule remarkable for acuteness of heiriirg, are completely at sea as to what even police witnesses say. In addition, thear ehitcets appear to have completely for gotten to make any provision for ven tilation; and all who could get away from the court fled as swiftly. as pos sible, when from the close packed anu dienee there arose, in all its unpleasant fragrance, that odor peculiar to Police Court frequenters....
THE ARARAT ADVERTISER. SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 1914. Again with the occurrence of sum nier weather, typhoid fever has once more made its appearance in the town, aid quite a number of cases are re ported. In our issue of Tuesday last we announced that ten eases were under ti?:atment, eight. being 'in the Ararat Bospital and two at Bewley, and since then a further case has been sent to the former institution, and several sus picious cases are under observation. At the meeting of the Borough Council on Wednesday 4eening'the healthb' officer, Dr. Haymnan, reported ,at length on the outbreak,l from, -hich we .take the: fol" lowing- significant' extract :- '"Refer ring to the unusual number of reported cases of. typhoid fever, I have duly visited those piremises in which 'these cases have occurred. These houses are so far apart that there?ean bemno comnmofi origin'for the outbreak,; the inilk" suppl? in nearly every case being drawn from private sources. Two of the patienits reside close to the drains running acr...
ELECTORAL REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ELECTORAL REFORM. Notwithstanding the labors of one electoral committee of inquiry that whltceaslhed the present Federal sys teal, and the appointment of another, it is not felt by the Cook Government that matters are right in the Electoral Department. Apparently but little re sult is expected from the labors of the recently appointed Electoral Commis sion, none of the members being regard ed as strong men, and so it is whisper. ed in Ministerial circles that an effort is to be made by Ministers themselves to fix up the electoral rolls, which are admittedly in a. very unsatisfactory condition, and to clear up matters gene rally is the department. To this end it is quite possible that Mr Kelly may he relieved of the 'charge of the Elec toral Department, so that he may de vote his time to the ordinary business of the hlome Affairs Department and the ever increasing work in connection with the Federal Capital ind''trans continental railway. _ Those best. able to judge say very decidedl...
EUROPEAN SITUATION SAVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
EUROPEAN SITUATION SAVED. How ..nglo - German co-operation saved Europe from an otherwise inevit able war (says the Berlin correspon dent of the "Daily News" of Novemoer 28) is told by the Vienna correspondent of the "Frankfurter Zeitung". to-night, who relates, aparently on official Infor mation that Russia and France knew of- the Balkan- agreements regarding the Sandjak, and tried to drive Austria into evading the Novibazar, thus creat ing a casus belli. Herr von Kiderlen: TVaechter staved off inevitable war by dragging Austria and Russia againsf their will to Lon don, where Anglo-German co-operation saved the situation.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
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