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SILLY SEASON COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
SILLY SEASON COMPETITIONS. Melbourne is a grrat place for guctslng competition* promoted by the "great* dailies. Some year# ago the public were aske4 to p;ck the ten beet cricketers; then tb« "Ycrald" followed with a Tote (otkerwiM a guess) on oar tea best citizens. Now, M times are dull and (here is a news biatui, the "Ali-goose," appropriately with the «*llj season, is running a guev-a.ng competition os the tan beet ros-.-s. Tbo spccUclo of t "great" p:ip>ir devoting coluiuus to a bu*U ncss of tU.s kind bccuis lo sug£o»t thai ''great" jourualUiu ia a bit sic!;. \>bcnerec there's a slack time in the ofUce of tht i'roiectionist i'yrotcchmrisi tbtre are efi* donees that a member o: the stall is told off to write a letter to tbo cjitor over the nom de plunio of "Mother of Four," ' J?aio> ruiiiilias," or "A More M'i.m," «iartin,j a coo« troversy on "Why Men Won't Marry," " Are JTemuJo Manners Deterioratinj," or Abolition of the Home.'* So far the "Aga* hasu't got down to »li« ...
TROUBLE IN A TAXI. GAY GARDNER, GASHED. Alleged Assailant Makes A Bold Bid For Liberty. BUT IS DETAINED BY TWO DAMSELS AND THE TAXI-DRIVER. ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
TROUBLE IN A JAW. GAY GARDNER, GASHED. Alleged Assailaut Makes A Bold Bid For Liberty. • BUT IS DETAINED BY TWO DAMSEL8 AND THE TAXI-DRIVER. ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. (From "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) I William ICcw, 21, a swarthy young fel low, was charged before S.M. Clarke at tho Newtown Polico Court last Monday with asKaultlnt* Alfred Lucas Gardner at Marrlckvillo on Junuury 6, and robbing him of a plnco ncz and case, a pocket book, and bank book, and Roveml other small articles, valued at 12/. Accused was undefended. Constable Sharper's evldenco was that about 8.30 p.m. on tho fth ho uw WILLIAM KEW. r.tb Xo. 20S corning from the direction of Murrlckvill'*. The car stopped, ami tho driver beckoned to him, crying, "Hold that man. constable." pointing to the ac cused, "don't let him get awity. There haa been some funny work hero. An other man Jumped off my our and got uway, und this one tried to, but these TWO GIRLS HELD HIM." \Vitn-»s.H boarded the car In which the two gi...
PAULINE PICKLED, "CONTINENTAL" CUSTOMERS TEEATED. To Christmas Cheer. TWO TRAPS TRAP THE "TREATER." "A TECHNICAL BREACH," SAYS THE STIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
PAULINE PICKLED, I "CONTINENTAL" CUSTOM ERS TEEATED. To Christmas Cheer." . TWO TRAPS TRAP THE " TREATER." ! "A TECHNICAL BREACH," SAYS THE STIPE. (I'Yom "Truth'a" tfyduey Correspondent.) T:i&lt;» run by the license of a v.-Jne bar oc hotel, should he or she treat her friends or customers during prohibited hours, was clearly demonstrated at the Water I'olico Court on Tuesday niornini; Inst, before Mr. Lovo, when Sub-Inspec tor Stephen proceeded against Paulino Curberry. licensee of the "Continental Wine Uar." on an Information aJlegins that, being the licensee of that T.lno bar at l»y George-street North, she did per mit wine to bo consumed'on her licensed premises by August Bolan and William Williamson, theyhiot being bona fide lod zers. tervanta, inmates, or travellers, at | Senlor-Serseant Orr said t)ia about 19.13 p.m. on Christinas nl^ht 1st, In company with Plain-Cop Pattl:l&lt;n. ho I entered the "Continental Winy ilj." and ! huw .three men standing at the cou...
A STIFF SENTENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
A STIFF SENTENCE. | Urorn "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) Wl^en Charles Blank pleaded" guilty te a charge of behaving In an Indecent manner In Farm Cove-road, on January 13, ho was flnod tho sum of Id, with the option of one minute.—Water Police Court Item. " My hair la grey, but not with years. Nor grew It white In a slnglo night. As men'a have grown with sudden fears * Tao reason that my hair went v/hitu Wa«, durn my eyes, with sheer surprise, ; When tho beak passed down the word to j "One minute, or ono blooming D." j I felt inn brown my pocket In, 1 did Incline to pay th* fine, And yet It seemed) a waste of tin. I craned my head around the dpcU To watch the hand, you understand, The minute hand upon tho clock. Said I to ine, "Without a doubt, i 1 think I'll take my sentence out." i And a.-i I gazed in silent doubt; ! A big fat trap his cUws did clap On mo, and audden pushed mo crut. j 1 fought with him—und 'midst our strife. | Ho bellowed clear within my ear, j "I think he shou...
MAY MIGRATES. WITH BURDETT'S BLOCK AND TACKLE. BUT A BOLD BOBBY PUTS HER BRAKE ON. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
MAY MIGRATES. WITH BUKDETT'S BLOCK AND TACKLE. BUT A BOLD B0B3Y PUTS HER BRAKE ON. (From "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) If I aot eyes on that gal again, Whllo down upon tho boozy plotch, I'U leave behind my old brui watch. This wasn't tho song that Albert Bur dett, a gentleman fresh from th&lt;i bush, was chanting, but It was probably hlr. sentiments at the Central Police Court on .Monday, when he appeared In the role of prosecutor of a maiden of uncertain ago. named May Brown, who was charged , with stealing Albert's watch and silk handkerchief. Indeed, Albert wasn't in tho humor to elng anything, for it wns a case of blighted hopes and Jilted feelings with him, and May was responsible for i It all. THE HARD-FEELING CRITTUR. I Mr. Love. S.M.. was on tho Bench, and [Sorgt. Duncan looked after the pqlico jsiJe of the question. I Burdott. a horny-handed man of mld dlo age, stopping in Bathurst-street, told | tho Beuk In effect that he was down from ' Tangoran, Queensland, fo...
OLD MANDY AND HER TWIN CHICKENS. Ethel Harris and Hilary Oliver POUNCED UPON BY THE POLICE, Midnight Uproar in Palmer-street. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
AND HER TWIN CHICKENS. Ethel Harris and Hilary Olive!1 POUNCED UPON BY THE POLICE, Midnight Uproar in Palmer-street. (From "TruthV Sydney Correspondent.) A big attendance of begilt demi-monde ] And their gentlemen friends listened to the I charges agamst two extraordinarily plump | young womeu and a woman old enougo to i bo their grandmother at the Central Police I Court ou Tuesday. Tho old dame, Amanda ! Mclnnes, 5Y, was charged with keeping a house, No. 190 1'almer-strcct, Woolloornoo loo, frequented by piost.tutes, on January 10; and the younger gals, Mary Oliver, 2a, and Ethel Harris, 27, were charged with being lound in the house. Mr. Mcseley ap peared for Oliver, and Mr. J. W. Abigail for the others. Constable S. K. Mitchell, who with his mato I'at JSourke, la a regular Cu« art -lou noisscur nt ferreting out the dovecots, fAid that jufct before midnight nf the previous Kriduy he and Houruo raided ISO I'almer* r>tie&lt;-t. and nj'jt two men emerging from tho : buck g...
CHILD CONSCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
CHILD CuNslIM'TION. A Erol:Mi-bearl«U Mother" rounds for fvll she is worth on the late Fiibcr Govi-ruujont for institution and placing on ihr.&lt; Statute Book the Contpulsary Training Act. "Xo doubt," she declares, "Andrew Fisher, when ho in j flicted th.s burden on the boys, who have no ; votes, thought he was making a bed of roses for b:in*elf, but it :s more than probable that h« will ultimately fmd himself on a bed of thorns." She joes on to say that hf»r tad, who previously wa* v?cll-behnvcd, has left home to avoid compulsorv training and has fallen into bad rjirountHii-s. He nox ^anjblcs and looks on the wine when it :s roc\ H:g conduct has broken bis mother's heart. 'I irrp'oro the working people, our corrpspond.iiu any? in conclu. son, "to rote ngsinst tlmso politicians who hare taien our son*' freedom a*>vav from theni."
CAUGHT ON THE GROSSING. Man and Horse Killed by Express Train. Apparently Stops and Moves on Again Engiue-Driver Held Blameless. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
CAUGHT ON THE GROSSING. Man and Horse Killed by Express - Train. Apparently Stops mid Moves on Again Kogiue-Driver Held Blameless. Another of those inexplicable railway crossmg taiuliUc3 was investigated early in th'j wc-rk when Coroner Colo held ."ui iu quesi touching the denih o: William Charloa LiaiUn, t2, u Sutishne dairy produce mer chant. wh oh oowur.-.d on January 10. Uattc-n was vinvinj a waggon the AnJuison street crowing at, Sunshine, when bo waa rim down >v iLtc inid-day Eviidigo express, both be ac.d lus hoi so being ki.led in stantly. From tlie evidence of a dairyman that had passed Batten and c/owcd the lino in trout of hiii, it appeared that the deceased was driv.i!i--a covered w.tggon, in which he was sitting well ba?k. Sixty yards from the crov.ing it was possible 10 see ^00 yards along the line. Another train going in the «ame director had pa.^s^d ten minutes bo fore, r.nd there was the probability that Kitten, ini«ik:n-s it for th-.» express, had thought thet.&...
THE BABY BONUS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
Tilt liAliY liONUS. A woman nigning bcrsolf "Not a Black.' whofto marital cxperioncc» baTe up* j.arenlly"been most unhappy, alleges thai Iho baby bonus is collared by bcer*sparring husbands. She has cr.dcntly run a-^ainsi a «jnjr or struck one of Lbe exceptions that prove tlic rule. |
VICTORIAN PLACE NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
vlctoklan 1'lacl names. Tbua Stratldoddon : —Xn 'TruthV «xcal Icnt article on Victorian place names (27/12/13) 7011 mcntiou that "the CampbcKs" have left their name in several piaccs in the SMaio. An old friend and early colonist toll? that tbfc township of Campbell's Creek, luUiaUd on the creek of the wmo name, near its junction with Ihc Itiver Lod don, \vj;s so named by WMkuii Campbell, who to'jk up a nin between the pres-jnt town of CasUemaine and the River Loddon, which Lo called Stra b!oddou Station. After the dis;orery of gold and tbp cancellation of hfft lease, Campbell took up land near Smeaton, namin? the d'qtrict C.iinpbelitown. Later still, to my in;o:inint tel 5 me, Camp bell hesJ laryo squaitui^ interests in New South Walci, bccamc a member of the Vic torian Upper n;vs«, and died, Tcrv Tvcv.llhv, about the roar IBr.. I wonder if Mr. C .mp bell, otic of- the b:£ jruus in the ^mulcts' union, is u dcsccndant of Lia, or what, became of tho family. One of the tons. so I've b...
"TRUTH'S" LETTER BOX. STAWELL PUB ROW. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
"TRUTH'S" LETTER BOX. STAWELL CUB ROW. A SUvoIl correspondent writes to say that a in an of tomo social status spent £20 in au hotoJ while looking on th« vrino when it was | red, Subsequently the lundlatfy accused him 1 ot insulting her, and the landlady's husbo.ud gavo tho distributor of 607». and imbiber of purgo a "fnthor of a bating." None of tho parties conccrncd arc atixiou.* for polico : court proceedings, but our correspondent thinks the police should tako independent I action in the public interest.
THE ANUEKSEN CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
TUB ANUEKSEN CASE. C. E. Roberts, of Wilton-grovc, Elwood, j supplies a ratb&r lengthy communication on ' tlie caso of Peter Andersen, but adds noth ing new*. Mr. John Norton baa promised to sec that justice is done to Peter Audereca, and he is fulfilling his promise, I
BOGUS BUSINESS BAIT. Southern's S[?] Circular. Easily-Earned Fortunes. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
I BOGUS BUSINESS BAIT. | L-ulhern's Sinuous Circular. | Easily-Earned Fortunes. j .Truth" warns tie pub'.ic to be on its ;''.rJ against a pkiusibly.worue J type- I v.."t>?n circular s'.^'d *'C. Southern/* The j '.."•.•it, with the palpable object of playing j *. •• r. the credulity o; the weaker 6tx, wouH . h • .• tbe public believe that the si^natun I ; • ?:.at of a woman, but the contents of tbe I . plainly dispose tbe hand of a .. H^itos no address ex:opt a private V. at the G.F.O. He pretends to shovr tY: housewives of Victoria a sure way to "no 'jv tho expenditure of tbe trifling i •" of 2s. Co. for z copy of an "Es'.-elsior 1 w ,:e Work System,'' and 15s. for personal ictiou in the system iuuif. Any ordin i workaday woman, it is declared, can . . tho-■pcjiUot*' of u proud plutocrat by I t tciical application of what is described .Us curiously-concocted circular as "a > tia's brilliant idea to belp women to I v . . more Bpeudinff money" and "a practi ce plan f^r people wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
FRGOTOIDS vn Headache, Indigestion, Constipa i and Biliousness. They are elegant I ippeuranco and pleasant to take; I i:r y are immensely more valuable than I a:j ordinary aperient; they remove from f !•:&lt;* blood, tissues, Hnd internal organs, f "- ..•to poisonous matter that is clog^in^ ' *. • .'i;j and choking the channels that lead 1 ( -iUd (row them. Frootoids are '."rieat medicine to take when any ' :::t?efjtion or Hlocd Poison is present, • when Congestion of the Brain or i\njplesy i* pres-eni or threatening. They i -e been tested, and have been proved V. • ufford (jtiK'ii relief in such canes when v .'&lt;t aperients ha«'e uot done any good ill. Frootoid* are absolutely »n. r- . aUed for v o • their beneficial effect* *ro evident 1.. '.he disappearance ol headache — n i"i Jit cheery nense of perfect health tile place of shi^ish depressed vicse taken once * weei. at bad-tline, • ! «hly beneficial They act splendidly 1 the Liver A conxupated habit o,' ■ oy wi...
South Australian Oil Wells Co. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
South Aus!rali:in Oil Wells Co. The abridged pro?p?ctus of above com- i pany appears cm another pa^c of Uib issue. 1 It .s proposed to liiiil;i» a bouu-ijde cfiori to ; lo-a!o petroleum .n payable quantities in j Aus'ralia. TLe direct-rs have procured the ! export ativ.ee of Mr. Tbo3. J. Whaley, an I American o:i producer ami refiner with 50 i VL-irs* experience on the oil fieJtis of Canada, i Ohio, and Cal.fornia. lie has bored over i 1,000 wells, and has chosen tba oil areas ■ bolon^ins to th s company because the '&lt; Mount (S.inib:er district exactly represents : the Obio-Iu'iiniu o:I field, one of tb&lt;-> iarj- ] est Jind tnosi profitable o.l r&lt;\*ion» on earth | which has paid millions st«rlinj; in dividend:;! J The complete prospectus, cama'niug Mr! Whaley \j report, inav be obtxocd from the I compuiy.
"It is a Gaol!" DONNELLY DECLINES [?]WICH BUT HAS TO GO BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
"It is a Gaol!,: DONNELLY DECLINES JM'.'fWICH,-. BUT HAS TO GO liACK. An old man, named Hugh Donnelly, aged 12 yearn, was broughl up In ih-# Central Police Court on Wednesday^ January 1, and charged with drunken ness. Sub-lnsppctor Ferguson prosecuted. Donnelly, who supported himself on crutches, pleaded guilty, an! saM that he had a week's leuv.- fr- •; i . The P.M. ordered hsn t. I the first boat. The defendant . • » go back to Dumvich : i % ^ Dr. Mow has locked me up for muuU... and i won't go through H again. The P.M.: I remember your case. Tl * Government has to k». u some where. There are vv.*ilonx against you. The defendant: Give n > a • ' ,.nc and 1 will not get drunk ag.i.n. The P.M. said he could not take ti> - fendant'a promised. Dunwicb was not a gaol. Defendant (aujfrllyy. It is a gaol'. \ was found not» guilty on a charge fp here, and Dr. Row locked me up on tl»»i same charge down mere! The P.M.: I bfliew the inmates ' Dunwich can demand their discharge when they...
LOVE CHILD'S ADOPTION. Leads to Court Case. Foster Mother Fined a Fiver. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
LOVE CHILD'S ADOPTION. Leads to Court Case. l"o3tor Mother Fined a Fivor. In all probability, it was with the Inten tion of curbing* to aomo slight extent, the baby farming industry in Victoria that our dear old grandmotherly legislators, in their alleged wisdom, docreed that iufanU, more especially tbono born on the wrong side of tho blanket, should uot be adopted without certain legal formalities being gone through. No female, married or otherwise, according to section 22 of tho Infaut Life Protection •Act, iy permitted to adopt a baby without giving notice in wr'ting to that effect to the proper authorities. A case bearing on this joint cropped up at the FiUroy Court on Wednesday, when Acnes Mooro, wife of a laborer, who resides at No. 23 Little (leorge-streot, was sum* moned for having failed to giro notice that fiho had adopted a male child, William David Wcdd, under tho age of 3 years, from its mother, Alice Elizabeth Ann Wcdd. There vra9 no appearance of Mrs. Moore in court. ...
Baseball in Brisbane. YANKEE SPECIALISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
I Basebail in Bi'isbai^L. v> YANKEE. SPECIALISTS. Tho wonderful enthusiasm vi :'>b l.*« aroused' In tho United States by )»u° ball-can well be understood nfttr extraordinary exhibition of skill n r.clence at tho Kxjilbltlon Grounds (. • New Year's Day, when the New Yorfc Glnnts played their first - match in Queensland with the Chicago WhU.» So:r. "Truth" has seen fine fielding in Anstralinn-Anplo tost mntchps, wh.'u the whole Australian eleven noted « one man In the Held in covering r backing each other up, wilh tho p feet wicket-keeper, Blarkham, n? best. Rut alt these exhibitions of ^ ■ In fielding palled before thc-dirf: of perfect ftelding In the game ' f 1.1 •&lt; ball at the Exhibition. It was ;>l'.r reduced to a mathematically -on nnd exact science. It is linn' ■ lieve that mere human - • . i train themselves up to such pvlfC ci of certainty, surety, and uot-'irre ,ui was seen In the game. Thr p'^sI.m.u/ of mulling an ordinary ciuh «.r "flyer" seems to he elt...
"ON THE DIAMOND." THE YANKEE NATIONAL GAME. BASEBALU AS IT IS PLAYED. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 24 January 1914
"ON THE DIAMOND." THE YANKEE NATIONAL . ■. GAME.' • • . .-\ ^ , r BA8EBALU AS IT IS PUAYED. For Just 70 yeara baseball ima been as much the national game of America ft ho United States) as crfcket is of England in the season, and football In its ponson, and as both the lapt-mon tlonef] pmos are of AuHtralla. As far as Is to be soemln the play of the Karnes there is no fundamental differ ence.in baseball and rounders. Both ore pltiycd on a pet of rules which differ only In the detail, and It is diffi cult to appreciate baseball. There must be something more than Is ap parent to Australians In a game -which holds the Intense interest of a com* muntty of millions of athletes and sports as "ball" dobs that of our cousins, and It is. perhaps, the misfor tune of our people that they HAVE NOT HOOKED ON to th> favorite pastime of the Amcrl enns. Twenty-five, or more, years since Spalding brought a team of ex perts to Australia rnd made a stout attempt to establish baseball, without any g...