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ARARAT CITIZENS BAND. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ARABA? CITIZENS BAND. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of members and subscribers of the -above band was held in "the band' .o'om on Thursday evehingi-lastthe'~"iei'iig it lige"and representative gathering present. ;v CONGRATULATIONS. i The chair was occupied by-the Pre sident (Mr: N.. Wightwick), who, in his opening remarks, congratulated the bandmaster (Mr Stephenson) and. the members on their success at the Ara rat Athletic Club's carnival on New Year's Day. --.-REPORTS. The minutes- of the .previous meeting were read and confirmed on the mo tion of Messrs G. M'Donald and P. Appleby. The treasurer (Mr G. M'Donald), reported that owing to the auditors be ing away on holidays the audit of the band's books had not been finished. He was. unable to present a balance sheet to that meeting, but would do so as soon as the books were available, and the balance sheet would be posted in the. hand room, where any person interested would be at liberty to in spect it. The collector (Mr Bille...
A LORD'S MARKET GARDEN TEN-HOUR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
A LORD'S ARRKET IABEN TEN-HOUR DAY. Lord Hyde, the son and heir of the Earl of Claredon, who emigrated to Canada with his wife and family eighteen months ago, partly owing to "Lloyd Georgeism," arrived hero in the White Star lhfer Olyjmpic to-day, on a brief visit to England (says the Ply mouth correspondent of the "Daily Ex press," November 22). In an interview I had wlth him be fore he disembarked, Lord Hyde sum marised his experiences of life in a new country, as well as his imprersions of the "Golden Dominion," and his future aims. He has taken a farm of about 200 acres at Plckering, near Toronto, his ambition being to turn it into a market garden, and place it on a pay ing basis, selling his produce in Toronto. "I do not think I am ashamed to work," said the man who is related by birth or marriage to half the peerage, and who enjoyed the intimate friend ship of King Edward and Queen Alex andra. "I have learned since I went to Canada the mean!ng of the ten-hour day, and since yo...
PORTER'S PLIGHT [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
PORTER'S PLIGHT A special committee of four mem bers of the Battle (Sussex) Board of Guardians has bcen appointed to make a searching inquiry into the question of the workhouse porter's trousers, af ter six months' constant service, were pronounced bl)yond repair. In April on the advice of a Local Go vernment Board inspector, the Battle guardians decided to put William George Parker, the porter, into uniform in order to maintain the dignity of the ancient town. They invited tenders and voted £3, and in due course Parker appeared in all the glory of blue and brass, an ornament to the position he has held for ten years. But time and fate dealt unkindly with part of his uniform, and to save the dignity of Pattle he asked for a new pair of trousers. A few days ago the guardians met to discuss the matter, but, like Parker's trousers, the meeting was divided, and the trouser amendment, moved by L.ady Mabelle Egerton, was defeated by one vote. Lady 1Mahelle Egerton, one of Park er's champi...
BEILISS'S STORY GAOL SUFFERINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
BEILISS'S- STORY GAOL' SUFFERINGS. Mendel Beiliss, in the course of a long cabled narrative, of his sufferings in the prison at Kleft, related to the correspondent of the "New York Ameri can," says: "If it had not been for the Bible, which was allowed me, and which spoke to me like a voice in the wilder ness, I believe I should have gone in sane. I was losing strength daily, and what made me full of fear was that the prison officials were plainly anxious that I should die in my cell. I prayed God to let me live until the trial, and I tried to eat, although the food was awful. "Another prisoner put in my cell was a Pole, who had been sentenced to eighteen years in Siberia. I saw at once that he was a man of the better class, with education. He talked about nothing except his innocence. I told him the tragedy of my own life, and when I had finished he replied, 'Al though I am a Pole and a Christian, I know that there is no such thing as ritual murder among the Jews.' " Belliss then te...
"A POOR HONEYMOON" [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
"A POOUR HONMEYMMOON " In Belfast Police Court, Annie Smith (alias Donagh'y) was fined 10/ for hav ing been drunk and disorderly. In the hearing of the case a man came for ward and told the court that he mar ried.the prisoner on the previous Mon day. "We were going along the street," he said, "when a woman came up and hit .her. She was arrested. It's a poor honeymoon that." It transpired that the woman had been sixty-one times before the court.
HOUSING INQUIRY WOMEN LIVE ON 3d A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
lOUSINGi INQUIRY WOMEN LIVE ON 3d A DAY. -There was another scene to-day at the Dublin housing inqui-y, and it was a pleasant sequel to the heated inci dent of the previous day, which caus ed the Town Clerk (Mr Campbell) and the law agent (Mr Rice) to withdrawn from the inquiry as a protest against certain procedure (said the "Daily News", Dublin correspondent on No vember 28). The Town Clerk and the law agent took their seats again at the table when the Inquiry was resumed to-day, and after profuse apologies had been exchanged by these Corporation` of ficials and the Local Govern;nent-Board inspector, Mr O'Conor, the buhiness of examining witnesses was continued. The inspector made it clear, that they had no animus against the Corporation or anyone in the city of Dublin. The evidence of Dr. 3'Walter show ed that about 10,000 families in Dublin were living under unhealthy conditions. He was a member of the Insurance Committee, and -there were 100,000 people in Dublin for the health ...
SENTENCED AT EIGHTEEN BRUTAL MURDER BY YOUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
.:SENTENCED AT EIGHITEEN I-BRUTAL MURDER BY. YOUTHS. * "Yotu have been found gutlty of a cold-blooded crimd,'" said - Justice Avory, at Manchester Assizes on Mon day, in sentencing Edward Wild Hil ton, engrineer; barber, and Ernest. Ed winI-Kelly,' twenty (hoist lad) to death for the wilful murder of Daniel Bards; ley, -an Oldham stationer '(reported "Lloyd's Weekly" on Novenmber 30). -Mr.-Gordon Hewart, KC., M.P.. out-. lined the facts or f what he called a "repulsive and -cowardly crime." Mr Bardsley, a -minarried man., fifty-four years'of age, carried -on the business of a .bookseller and stationer- in York shire street, Oldham; He used to sleep at the, house of his ,brother in Egerton. street. some distance away. and was'-found by the night watchman a't three o'clock on the morning of Sunday, July 27, lying in a pool of blood on the floor of the back room of his premises. Near his head lay an Indian club- a;id a dumb-bell. He was besmeared with blood, and -blood was also found u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
Why Staffer the TetuesSof INDIGESTION BILIOUSNESS, HEADACHES, CONSTIPATION. Why should youi Indigestion, bilious- to complete the work. of restoring your ness, headaches, constipation, can be lost strength. Give the:remedy a fair removed and their return prevented, by chance, persevere-with it,.take the doses .. Mother Seigel's Syrup. This has been regularly after your meals, ahid 'yfid ill '-' proved tine and time again by people , soon begin to feel better., .Onee, by-. on ' who have suffered as you, doubtless enough, ar now the distressing symptoms of stomach and livertronble ý ' suffering. Mother S el's Syrup Is h t e Uorld-famous as a to and" e t .,r herbal touic, which in the latst forty years has stood will disappear. And whenyou: are-iullytrestdr d ,*t tens of thousands of people in good stead. If you health, there will be no more pain, after catinY, no, happen to be run down at the end of the winter, or at more headaches, bilinus attacks, fiatulence, coLi4pa. ,: any time, s...
A CONJOINT REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
A CONJOINT .REPLY. Sir-Under the heading "Municipal Observations'! or last Tuesday's "Ad vertiser," the writer signing himself " A Fair Deal".states that he wended his way to ;the: Council :Chambers" to hear the qizestioniof:the borough offi cers being. discussed.. :He: then goes on to give a sarcastic criticism of the speakers as well. as their manner and methods of dealing: with the business of the evening, and in addition-to.that he takes the. liberty.ofbelittling cer tain councillors. Well, sir, as this is all daOne under :what aplpears to be a cloak, as he wishes the public to be lieveo-that-ne was present at 'the- oun cil chambers as -an interested listener only, and as'there were certain indivi duals present, -is is well known,. :we, knowing that pit has - to all intents and purposes= apparently:placed the respon sibility of -the .letter signed "A' Fair Deal" on one or other of those present, and, ;knowing that we were' the' only persons.. present-other than .the coun cillors...
HAWKERS FROM OUTSIDE. SHOULD THEY PAY A TAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
:. SHOULD THEY;Y PAY A :'?TAX Sir,-The latest and midst"absuird re: quest. of: recent:;years was 'that -from the Ararat local 'fruiterers :to the 'Bor ough: Council, asking' for a :tax to be imposed. upon -lice-ecream ;aiid fruit hawkers,from outside, and this request was fathered by ione: of- the town's .well-:known; councillors,; from .whom one would- look, for.:at least a little sound judgment- and: common sense. Such a request as this enables the pub lic of Ararat. to . realise -.the- narrow imin' d and greedy disposition of a sec tion of. its business people, who, in their eagerness to; grasp. every, avail able cent., would sink, principles, take up the dog in tle.manger. atticude, -and try to banish :a person, from earning an honest living.,. Surely.'the, origin ators of this tinpot .-petition . are -:not too dense to :ealise teat we are -living in modern-times. and in a British:State, where :competition is the life of trade, and where every person'is justly- en titled to hawk...
MOHAMMED'S FOLLOWERS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
IOhAMIMED'S FOLLOWERS The recent conversion of an English peer to Mohammedanism is a remin der that the Mohammedans in' this countiy are sufficiently numerous and influential to support several places of 'worship. (says the "Westminster Gaz 'htte"). Three mosques are in existence in England. Those at Liverpool and Woking have long been noted for their exquisite appointments. Of more recent date is the one situ ated in Bayswater. . The doors are, gilded in a similar way to those of the' w.orld-famous TaJ Mahal` at Agra, built by Shah-Jehan. In the East End there is a sacred temple of :Al Ahmed, where the faithful meet once a year to go through a curlous'-ceremony. In hanor of the Prophet .
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER I. In the Australian Bush. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ho 0irat lMontamop By ALICE Mi. DIEHL, Authore?s of "'The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER I. In the Australian Bush. Jim Gilbert felt s thrill of anxiety, of anticipation, as he walked his heated mare slowly among the clurms of gum tlees, and, emerging into a brief patch of waste land, halted to gaze at the, plain sloping away.below. There, beyond the eucalyptus wood lay the farmhouse' containing his he loved Netta,' the only child of Nathan Grey, owner of the big sheep run, where he and his friend, Charles Uaunce, had cast in their lot as co squatters a year before; when tired of thbir last sheep-farming venture to gether. He wais a comely, broad, fair Englishman, paler and somewhat less burly after a recent fall'while working in the Mount Berry diggings--a fall which had rendered him unconscious for some weeks, and -which now sent him hack to the farm to recruit. He tss still dazed and weak, and his thoughts se:nted to travel round and round a suhibject rather than to grasp end deal wit...
The Evil that Men Do, Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER IX.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
T Eivl tht Men O, BY 21. P. SHIEL, AuthodP of 'The Rajah's sapphI,,e "Prince Zaleski," etc. Published, b special arrangementC ,.wirth Warda; ·i c and Co. fA 1 .BightsRBezeryed.l 'I CHAPTE: :IX.-Continued.:. , 'Oswald r~fe' from' breakfast with his :its, all. in confusion; ,he could- see to light, and thiiking. was as burden. some to himn as running is to a fat' I man. He lit's cigar; and slowly limp. ed about the room. He decided at one moment that he would go to Corton Chantry, and see: but then again, sthe 'uncertaty: -of 'discovering anything ,iadetk t 's borei Nor he would re turn to ,ondoin, but first would tele graph' to -Walker to come down, and piit,Walker. hn to see if he could find onut ;nything: Walker was not altoge ther a fool. (Walker: was a-young man: in London who did shorthand writing, i :and-:Oswald had -him from time to time, to write his letters and to write -sttements-,for'-the lawyers about an endlessly long' and vague lawsuit which Oswald had' in the courts.) ...
OF ESPECIAL INTEREST TO WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
OF ESPECIAL ETBEBT. TO WOMEN. Mrs M. P. Stewart, of the Headquar ters Staff of the Ladies' Col lege of Health, Melbourne, in an nouncing that she will visit Ararat at .regular intervals, asks the public to beware of imitations of Dr. Coon ley's Celebrated Orange Lily Treat ment for women, and to note that she is the only visiting representative for this wonderful remedy, which has been curing women in all parts of the world during, the past 40 years. The date of Mrs Stewart's next visit will be Thursday, 16th October, from 9 a.m., until 4 p.m., at the Ararat Hotel. For the benefit of sufferers, and those who desire to fill the sacred mission of motherhood, a free copy of a valu able little medical book will be sent to anyone who sends 2d for postage to Department 23, The Ladies' Col lege of Health, 46 Elizabeth street, Melbourne.
WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT MILL-HAND POLITICIANS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT MILL-HAND POLITICIANS. AttBebel House, the new working women's college in Lexham Gardens. London. a woman who can write M.P. after her name--a very womanly woman, who is married, likes to be well dressed, and takes a keen interest in everything feminine-is staying in order to study English institutions. Mime. Hilja Parssinen is one of the twenty-one women who sit in the Fin nish Parliament, and she is thoroughly convinced that they are in the right place and doirg excellent work for their country. She has .been through six general elections, and sat in Parliament side by side with men for seven years. As a Socialist she belongs to by far the largest group of women in the House a group numbering 13 in a total mem bership of two hundred. MARRIED WOMEN M's.P. About one-half of the women in our Parliament are married, Mme. Parssi nen told a "Daily News" interviewer on November 26, and two have families of small children. One of my fellow members has six little girls ...
ADDRESS BY MR TAFT. PURER DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. A HALT MUST BE CALLED SOCIALISM CONDEMNED. PHILADELPHIA, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
ADDRESS BY MR TAFT. PURER DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. '.A HALT MUST BE- CALLED.. SOCIALISM CONDEMNED.. PHILADELPHIA, Thursday. '-Addressing a gathering 'of college students last .night, ex-President Taft called a' halt to' the movement towards a so-called 'purer, Democracy,. Nowa days such movements culminated in ri diculous exhibitions, such as a strike of school children.. The newspapers stimu lated such things; while. weak-minded parents rather encouraged their off spring as ,if they. had,: displayed courage and enterprise.. . The ex-President censured sexual plays and:literature. The United States was! not "going .in for Socialismni. If they did, it would only substitute for what they had. the tyranny .of the majority -and the dead level retrogres sion for everyone. .
IMITATION GEMS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
IMITATION iEMS The story of a gentleman who had copies made of certain valuable Jewel lery, presented his wife with the copies and pawned the real articles, was told in the hearing of a dispute over a neCK lace of 91 pearls worth £1900 in the King's Bench Division yesterday (says the "Daily News" of November 23). The case was described by counsel as one of those unfortunate cases in which the question arose who should suffer the loss incurred in consequence of the sudden departure of a gentleman who had obtained jewellery for whliih he had not paid. The plaintiffs were Messrs Hancock and Company, West End Jewellers, and the defendants Messrs J. Attenborough, pawnbrokers. Damages were claimed for return of the necklace. When the gentleman, whose name was stated to be Lance Campbell, got the Jewellery, he pawned it, and departed nobody knew where, said iMr Shearman, K.C., for the plaintiffs. When he de cided to buy the necklace he owed the plaintiffs about £1200. It-was suggest ed tha...
LOST SUBMARINE. FOUND IN 23 FATHOMS. LONDON, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
LOST SUBMARINE. FOUND IN 23 FATHOMS. LONDON, Wednesday. Night.' The lost submarine A7 has been lo cated. The torpedo-boat destroyer Ernest, while sweeping the sea in Whitesand Bay with a torpedo-finding hawser, struck an obstruction. Divers were sent down, and they ascertained that the obstruction was none, other than the A7 lying beneath 23;fathoms. The torpedo boat. destroyer Seal has been ordered to remain at:the:spo0?till daybreak, and a lighter:has been or dered to proceed to the scene to begin operations to raise. the submarine... ONE -AND A HALF MILES: FROM SINKING POINT.-: LONDON;: Thursday. The sunken submarine A7 was locat ed a mile and a half in shore from the point where she disappeared. Commander Seddon flew , on a sea plane from Sheerness to Plymouith, a distance of 350 miles, to assist in locat ing the lost submarine. He travelled at the rate of 60 miles an hour.
PAVEMENT ARTIST [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
PAVEMENT ARTIST The influence of M. Leon Bakst, who designed the costumes and scenery for the Russian ballet and has devised the costumes and cblor schemes for the new revue at the London Hippodrome, has made itself felt in the case of at least one London pavement artist (says the "Daily Mail."). "He exhibits in a by-street off Belgravia, and up to the present has always worked In black and write, with an occasional touch of grey for backgrounds. His most personal work, "Fish on a Plate," has been attained through the medium of a bleak white and a carbon black. But recently regular passers-by have not. iced with surprise vivid splashes of color in the centre of his gallery, in his diploma flags, "Yus." lie explained to an inquirer; .'yus, it 'ad to be. Everyone's for bright colors now. I've bin noticin' it meself for some time past, but it was a reg'lar client o' mine, one theat's ready with 'is penny an' thet's an in door artis nith a studier 'imself, it w?os 'im wot persuaded me t...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] "THE POST OFFICE LIAR." [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 24 January 1914
CORR?ESPONDENOE. - [To he -Editor.] ' THE POST OFFICE LIAR.;. . Sir,-Soi-ie time ago I contributed to your. paper a letter in reference. 'tO "the :three-raced liar. clock',' .at:the Ararat Post Office. I then pointed obut that the clock was half its time stopped, and that when it was -going the time could never be relied upon, as none of the three faces agreed with each other. For a time after that the wheels were set in motion, but again it.has got lazy, and for the last three days it has been standing. at half-past ' nine o'clock. Surely it would be better to cover over the faces of the clock, and then the public would know that the machine was laid iupfor repairs, instead of misleading people. This is a matter in which probably the Borough Council or the member for the district might take action=.-Yours, etc.;i . S r . RATEPAYER. Ararat:, 23rd .January.' - "