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MINING MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
NIN2 orEB. MIINGW NOBTESi. The generality of people Ihave just passed thlrough a period of making good resolu? tions for the new year; and it is to be hoped that investors hrave not omitted to include among their resoles 'the deter mination to take a more close personal in terest in the affairs of the concerns in which. they hold stock than was mani fested during .191.3. and its predecessors. Most of the ills hssociatcd with the man Lgement of joint stock concei'ns arise from the extreme laxity of supervision exercised by shareholders over the actions of those whom they-often nominally-appoint to administer their affairs. If scirip owners manifested a close interest in all things ap pertaining to the conduct of their own business there is no doubt directors, gene ral managers, and secretaries would each end all attain a higher efliciency. The fact that the spur to close aplication wliche i? ever present in private cnccrns tlme head of whlich has himse:f "mnad the busi ness," is too ...
MOTOR AND BICYCLE COLLISION. STATION OWNER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
MOTOR AND BICYCLE COLLISION. STATION OWH ER COMMITTED FOR TIIAL. The City Coroner, Dr. Cole, on Thursday held an inquiry into the de;'th of Gordon, Campbell Murch, 19. wool clhaser, wihich took place at Melbourne Hlospital on 21st D1ecember, from injuries caused on thle pre vious. day through his being run into by a motor car, driven by Dudlcy Weedonl Oat ley, owner of Umeralla Station, Coonma, N.S.W., whilst he was cycling along the main road near Donnybrook. Mr. G. A. Maxwell (instructcd by Mesars. Pavey, Wilson and. Cohen) ap peared for Oatley; and Mr. Stewart M'Ar thur (instructed by Mess~is. Hill and T'ad bot) for the relatives of deceased. Sub Inspector J. Middlcditch conducted the case for deceased. After evidence of identification was given by Emma Argyll Murch, mother of de -ceased, Rose Bractcn, married, re siding at tile Parade, Ascot Vale, stated that Murch lodged with hler, and on 20th DecenIber left her house, in company with William XWaldron, to cycle to Talia, rook. ...
WOMEN'S DESPERATE PLIGHT. THRILLING ESCAPE FROM BURNING HOUSE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
WOMEN'S DESPERATE PLIGHT. THRILLING ESCAPL FROM BURNING HOUSE. SY)DNEY, Wedriesday. Two women had a thriiling experience at Darling Point early this morning. The.' escaped frc.m.n a burning bu.ilding by s!idiing down a sheet wh:ich they had hastily secured to a baurlcony ral. '[he .scone of thia excituinlg adienture, "Stephanie," the two-s:.oried residence of Mr. C. \\iike, in DJarling Point-read, was gutted in the s.':''e of :alf an hour, and the extent of the damage done iS consider hbie. ir. \\ilke. is at prcscnt in a prwvate hospital,'and his wife and a friend, Mrs. Shawcross, whose home is in P'erth, were the only occupants cf the house. At; about I a.ln. ,irs. Msuawe'oss was awakene'd, and, feelung alarmed, sihe oneued a doer leadmai into the hail. Imnmediately volumes of smoke burst into the bedtroom, anu d Mrs. bhaweross heard the sin-ster crackle of the flames. She awakened Mrs. \:vilke, and icr a.few minutes. trie two women-were at a loss what to do. Then Mrs. Shawcross ca...
MISHAP TO S.S. TASMAN. MADAME NORDICA REMOVED TO HOSPITAL. THURSDAY ISLAND, 2nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
MISHAP TO S.S. TASMAN. _MADAME NORDI)~iLA RPEMOVED TO HOS(PITAL. THUIIRSDAY ISLANDI), 2nd January. The steamer £T~sman, which wcnlt a:shore in. Bramble Cay. Torrce Strait, a few days ago, reached Thursday Island safely .at.mid day on Thursday, after having. anchored twice en route owing to the severity of the weather. The passengers do not appear to regret their experience. All are in excellent spirits except Madame Nordica, who has sufrered from nervous prostration for sonime days, and has been removed to the hospital here. Her company will remain here until she recovers; The 'l'asman was brought into the hlar bor, and .berthed at the jetty, and a diver is now examining her hull below water. No trouble as being experienced in keep ing the water under control. 'The vessel will probably sail. for Batavia on Satur day.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
YOUR PORTRAIT WILL PLEASE. Whily go without a beautiful Burlin ton porrtrait when you can hIave the sanie taken. at once, showing you as you are, true to life? Start the new year well by having a new year portrait taken. All our cbharges are moderate, and-our. artists excel in. depicting life as it is. Burlington Studios FOR ART BORTRAITURE, 294 Bourke-street, Melb.
GEnERAL nEWS TERRIBLE TALE OF THE SEA. SHIPWRECKED SAILORS' PRI[?]TIONS. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
QEtnERRh Qu~us TERRIBLE TALE OF THE SEA.. SHIPWRECKED SAILORS' PIt? . TIONS. e o SYDNEY, Sunday. Eight members of the crew of the Ameri can schooner El Dorado were brought to Sydney yesterday by the Knight of the Gar ter from Easter Island, where they landed after terrible privationis, having travelled a thousand miles in a 92-footer after their vessel broke upP. They lived for nearly six months on the island. Jack Wilson, the first mate, who was one of the party, spoke of the schooner as a crazy craft, that used to make about 3 inches of water in the best of weather. They had been 73 days out from Columbia River, bound for the west coast of South America, when they ran into bad weather. Pumping be came ineffective to keep. the water.in chleck, and there was nothing for it but to aban don the ship. A 22-footer wasmade ready. "There were eleven in the crew altogether -Captain Benson, myself, A. Joluusen (secoqud mate), 8. Irvata (Japanese cook), T;. W. Winstanley '(Cabin boy), Steve ...
MODERN SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
IWODERN SPORT. Rev. Frank Milucne, preaching in College Church, Parkville, on Sunday forenoon, declared .that Mr. Andrew Carnegie's dictum, "The level of public entertainment is sinking," was eminently true of Austra lia. Lascivious dancing, he said;" was the fashion in certain circles. Every Sabbath morning crowds of young men and women paraded the beaches together in a semi nude condition. We had not only "mixed bathing," but "mnixed camping." "If you ask.my opinion on the matter," said Mr. Milne, "I will give it very frankly: This thing is simply abomination; destructive not only of'a proDper sense of "decency, but also of that spirit of modesty which, in the case of a young woman especially, is her best defence and chiefest glory." "A Blondin on a tig.ht rope," the speaker continued, "snake charming, .ragtime com petitions, riding a cycle round a ring at 80 miles an houtr--these are the interests that thousands seek to fillup their leisure with. Think of the crowds tlhat flock t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
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THE TIDE OF SECESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
1HME TIDE OF SECESSION. Whhat is known as the "Confessionless Committee" ghas latterly been developing considerable activity in arranging for mass secessions from the State church of Prus sia. At four, huge meetings held in Oc tober it obtained 'signatures from nearly 2000 persons who were eager to -sunder. their connection .with the State church, the committee undertaking to carry through the tedious legal proceedings necessary for.separation... .The committee opene4 several offices in Berlin and the subulrbs for taking the names o'f persons desirous to secede. The Berlin corresp6ndent of the "Daily Chroidle," under date-.16th November, stated:-"The Empress, whose' interest in the church is well'known,. is believed to be the prime mover in the measures now being taken against the enemies of the church. She is undertood to have taken. part in several conferences with this object in view. Among the .measures recom mended by church circles 'to stem. te tide of secession is the raising...
CHESS. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
CHESS, TO CORRESPONDENTS. P.HI., Ararat.-Thalnks for original problems; will receive early attention. Lethe writes.-"Wishing you and the Ladderittt a JHappy and Prosperous New Year." Correct solution to No. 30622 (Hlenderson) re. ceived from T.R. Dawson, England, whio wVrites: 'Thelo note that thle puzzle beat tlle old s6lvers madle me interested at once. I was led 'astray momentarily by the idea of retracting Q, sonmi where, and leaving a Black RI at f2, but on seek. ing the use for the B on c8 I soon corrected that error. Solution: Retract lit (g5) x P or Bf7 (author's solution in full.-Ch. Ed.). Solved in about five minutes." Correct solutions to No. 3601 (Dawson) re, ceived from Lethe  (An elegant eccentric. White has no choice of moves at any stage. Name wanted for problem? How would "The Ecclesias tical Sleuth" dd?); Petros  (Clever, but easy); Aldcbaran  (An amusing device, easy of solu' Lion, andl eminently suitable for the Christlmas season); II.T.  (A fine zig-...
PROBLEM NO. 3671. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
PROBLEM NO. 3671. By Alf. Crawley, of Merino, Victoria. Original and Specially Contributed. Eligible for Australian Columns Tourney. Black. White. 1BG I 8 I 4Kt2p I 2Q5 t 2Plkp2 I 3r4 I lblPP3 [ 1KO. White to play and mate in two moves. This is the author's first problem, He is as invalid.
DEATH OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
DEATH OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST. Much regrlet will be felt at thle news of the death of Rev. Thomas Francis Cahill, parish priest of Queenscliff, which occurred it "Coonara" private hospital. St. Kilda road, on Saturday morning: Deceased had been suffering from cancer for the past four moniths, anid was an inmate of the hospital for three months. Fathlier Cahill w-as born ~t Geelong in :861, and in later years he earned a high reputation as a foot baller in the local team and a-runner; gain ing. many trophies foi' his athletic .achieve ments.. Deceased afterwards studied at Manly, near Sydney, and he Wivas ordained to the pricsthood by Cardinal Moian in 1900. On .r*etuirning to Victoria he was stationed at Essenldon for some time. He then ministered at Mount Morgan for a brief period, and for the past ten years he had 'been stationed at Queenscliff. The body has'been:removed to Geelong, and Wat 10.30 a.m. to-day a requiem mass will ,be held'at St. Mary's Chiuch, after which the re....
CHURCH NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
CHURCH. NOTES. The Bishop of Bathurst, who is spending a shoit holiday in 1Melbourne, is staying with Dr. Ward Farmer, 98 Collins-street. A tilt against public opinion was made by the IBishop of Batadurst in preadhing at St. Paul's Cathedral. He combated what he described as the general mo dern belief that public opinion could not go astray, and must be accepted as the final word. There were politicians, he said, who were always anxious to find ?which way public opinion was pointing, so that tihey might run along in front and pretend to lead. It was popularly con sidered sacrilege in mouern times to ex press sympathy with a man who rebelled against public opinion; nevertihleas, he often felt inclined to commit sudl sacri lege. Public opiunion at the piesent time showed a tendency to forsake the old reli gious tfruths, to weaken tlhe home ties and relax family life. Everything Was giv ing way to love of luxury, pleasure and power. IMen were needed to stand fast to the old ideas again...
BUILDING TRADE TROUBLE. LONDON MASTERS TERMINATE AGREEMENTS. DEMANDS UPON UNIONS. LONDON, 8th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
BUILDING TRADE TROUBLE. :L?ND ON MA4STETRS TERMINATE AGREEIMEN'TS. DEMANDS UPON UNIONS. LONDON, 8th January. The master Ibuilders of London, exaspe rated by a sequence of infringements, of agreements, have terminated fdrthwith their working agreements with the carpen ters and joiners, bricklayers, masons and plasterers and laihorers'. unions. In all 150,000 men are affected. - Thie masters demand the cessation of iso ited ?trilkes, the formation of a guaranLee find, to -vhieh. both sides shall contribute, ain order to provide:. penalties. for sti'ikces and lockouts, and that the unions shall deprecate. the resert- to a strike, before the dispute is. referretd .to thie conciliation board, and shall penalise members for non observance of inion rules.
SHIP LABOR. THE NEW DEMANDS. NOT APPROVED OF IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
* Slfl? LABOR. TIIE NEW DIXIMANDS. NOT APP.ROT.~D O1F IN .WESTI'? RN AUS?TRALIA. PERTHI, Tuesday. M re. Frank Rowej secretary of the Ftre mnhtl Lumpers' Union, stated 'yesterday that it was true that the Fremantle union was now affiliated with the Waterside [Workersd Federation. He could not see how the propozcd rates would embrace the whole of Australia,, as. Port Adelaide was not affiliaited with .the federation. Evi dently the Ibg was intended to apply only to two or three of the eastern States. Asked whether he considered the new de mancds. of tllefederation to 'e rcasmnable or otherwise, Mfr. Rowe. said he was Ilot prepared:to-. offer an opinion. On inquiries being made among other moembeI- of the Ilunpers' union, however, it was learnt that many viewed tihe new demands with diap proval. They characterised the rates as ex orb'utint, and. a .general. opinion wags cx pr:secd, that ..'the.. demands of the federa tion: would never be.gran·ted. : "lT'hey are asking for 2/ per hour,"...
NOT WORTH WHILE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
NOT WORTH .WHILE. I t is certainly not worth while for any one. to endure oulfering, whidh can *be avoided. Pain is really a .dcain on v~itality. It is impossible for anyone who. suffdrs from pain to be as eflicient as it. pain were'absent, A. large number of people, howev' er, go thi'ou$ h life afflicted with ailmei ts which do not incapacitate them from performing their duties, . but ..ihich decidedly prevent them from doing thoir best.. hEr:matism, gout. lumbago, sciatica, nemralTia, blood disorders, an~nmia, indi geotion, biliousncss, sick headache, general 'debility, gravel, stone and bladder trouble. are .complaints which aflic`- many. of us, and which are genera!lly caused by reten tion of uric.and biliary poisons in the * system owing, to defective action o . the kidneys- and . liver, and which would dis ipuear if .'the kidneys and liver, properly performed their functions..: Warner's. Safe C ure is a kidney and liver .remedy, which Ilas. been successful. in so many eases th...
SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS. A STRIKE EMMINENT. PRETORIA, 8th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS. "'A STRIMEi EMMINENT. PRIETORIA, 8th January. Notices were posted throughout the Transvaal railways yesterday ordering the men to strike at midnight. SA special meeting of the Cabinet was held to discuss the situation, and subse quently General Smuts (Minister of Finance and Defencc); Mr. F. S. Malan (Minister of Mines and:Education), and Coldnel T. S .Truter (Chief Commissioner of Police) left for Johannesburg. Exten sive precautions have been taken with the object. of preserving order. At Pretoria the authorities have called fir vohunteers as special constables, and many citizens are being sworn in. At Capetown the citizens are forming a committee of public safety, with the view of pieventing disorder in Cape Colony if the rail.way strike spreads. The Federation of Trades threatens. a general. strike if no settlement is arrived at on Saturday. The raiwvay men of East London have resolved not to talke drastic action, pending a general ballot. The authorities...