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SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAY STRIKE THE STRIKE EXTENDS. TO DURBAN, CAPE AND PRETORIA. THE FOOD SUPPLIES. JOHANNESBURG, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAY STRIKE TIIE STRIKE EXTENDS. TO DURBAN*, CAPE AND PRETORIA. THE FOOD SUPPLIES. JOHANNESBURG.. Monday. Thero were serious extensions of the railway strike to-day. Half the men employed at the Salt River railway workshops (Capt Prov ince) left their work, and at Durban the Amalgamated Engineers and all the employe's at the railway workshops came out. The contagion spread to Pretoria, where the members of the Builders' and the affiliated societies went on strike in sympathy with the rail way men. The men at the Salt River works struck despite the advice of Mr Hag gar, M.L.A. (Labor), that they should remain at work. Their action gains importance from the fact that the Cape railway employes hold the key :o the situation. The strikers made an abortive attempt to induce all tramway employes to come out. The matter of food supplies is of course one of rhe most important questions if the strug gle is to be a protracted one. Informa- i tiou obtained on this subject to-da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
STOP IT XOW. &lt;=- 1 H you haw a pain in your back ii you bav« a lani£ back, ox as aching back, stop it now. For re member that backache is indicative of kidney disorders. It • is a spy placed tlwe by nature to warn you that your kidneys need help. Don't neg lect tie warningr, stop it now, for'lt may be too late ii you put it- oS. You ask how to stop it? We'll lot this ma» tell y0u. Mr J, J. Jackson, wood merchant, Doveton street, Gastlomaine, says "My back always felt like breaking, I pould hardly stoop or bead the pain was so severe-. 1 also had bad headaches and dizzy feeling and my test was disturbed.' I suffered with ail these distressing symptoms of kid fic-y complaint- until I took a course c4 Dean's Backache Kidney Fills. Alter taking only three mottles of tnis wonderful remedy I was com pletelv curt-:!. I recommend Dean's Backache Kidney Pills to all those who suiter from backache and kidney trouble, and am sure they will euro c-verv time." Do you f«?l aa well as y...
TRAIN HAS BAD NAME YOUNG MAN FINED £5 RAILWAY MEN ACTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
TRAIN HAS BAD NAME YOUNG MAN FINED .£>• RAILWAY MEN ACTIVE. ''You are fullv aware of the dis graceful scenes and bad language that liave brought the Frankston] night train into notoriety," said Mr V. Tanner, l'.M., this morning at the City Court to Charles 11. M'Candlish, whom he then . lined £5, with 10/ costs. __ i M'Candlish, who lives' at -1 Derby street, Kensington, was charged with having used indecent language on December 20 in a first class smoking compartment of the 11.35 p.m. Frankston train, whiles it was at tlie Flinders street plat form. Inspector O. Borsum said that the Railway Commissioners were doing- their utmost to make the train Mr Tanner : That notorious train Inspector Borsum : We are trying to make the notorious train fit for decent people to travel by. We send men down by it at great personal inconvenience to them, as they cannot secure accommodation in Frankston, and have to sleep in a railway carriage. M'Candlish, in speaking- to another person, made use ...
COMMERCIAL. BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. 4 [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. bendigo grain market. 4 1'he supply of bay was light, and Taoiauons displayed no alteration. 'neat is stationary at 3/23 to 3/3 per oushei. Potatoes are very firm ow ;"S to the strong inter-State demand ihs comparatively light. supply-1 ir'.ce3 advanced about 5/ per ton. unions have eased to the extent o£ J'-'/ per ton, ihe offerings being good. Quotations :—Hay, oaten sheaves, per ton; wiieateu, £2 per ion; wheat, 3/2* to 3/3 per bushel; oats, 1/8 per bushel; straw, 30/ per ton; flour, £5/5/ per ton; bran. &lt;£4,10/ per W": pollard, £4/15/ per ton; Cape Darley, ?,/6 bushel; new potatoes, Car wens, £G, 5, io £6/10/ per ton; Pink £4/13/ to £3 per ton: uew oui Globe. £7 'V)f to £S per ton.
STALLIONS FIGHT CUP WINNER VICIOVS. VALUABLE HORSE DISS. NEWCASTLE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
STALLIONS FIGHT Cup WINNER VICIOVS. VALUABLE HORSE DISS, NEWCASTLE. Tuesday. In a fijrlit with Priuce Foote, win ner of the Melbourne Cup of 1909. the imported stallion Simile sus tained injuries that have resulted in his death. Mr John Brown, of New South Wales, owned Simile, and for many years the horse had been at his stud at Wittingham with Prince Foote and other sires. Ten days ago Simile entered an enclosure oc cupied by Prince Foq>te, and is sup posed to have been immediately at tacked by the Cup wiiiiiec The two stallions fought vicious ly for some time before they were separated. Simile was very roughly treated, and sustained such injuries that Mr Brown ordered him to be de stroyed. A bullet ended the career of the imported stallion. Prince Foote came through the struggle without ajiv ill-effects. He was not even marked. _ j Simile was foaled in 1897, and! was by St. Simon from Mimi (win ner of the English Oaks in 1891) by Barcalcline. He was lookeH upon as one of1 the b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
Phasing & exhilarating. TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. "1 am subject to bowel troubles, which cause pain and inconvenience," •writes .Mr. Alfred Wane, 1S5 Auburn Road, Auburn, Vic., "but two doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Re medy give immediate relief. I am pi eased -to know there is such a safe and certain remedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and al ways keep a bottle handy.-' Sold by Geo. Clark and Son, Wholesale Distri butors. Currency notes are taken iu pre ference to yold, because they weigh 1-ess. There is not such a wide dif ference, however, as some people j imagine. A sovereign is equal iu' weight to four notes. One thous-j and notes weigh. -Ulbs., \yhile the! same, number of sovereigns turn! the scale at about 17-Ubs. It is in respect to the notes, ol denomina tions larger than the £l ones that they score over the gold as a con venient medium of exchange. Not withstanding these facts, however, the Federal Treasury finds 110 fall ing- off iu the ci...
THE COLOSSEUM FIRE COMMENTS BY FIUE CHIEF. MELBOURNE, Tuesday, [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
THE COLOSSEUM FIRE COMMENTS BY FIUE CHIEF. j MELBOURNE, Tuesday, i Declaring that the Colosseum and other suburban warehouses like ii had not fully complied with the exist ing building regulations, .Mr H. B. Lee. the Chief Superintenden: of the Metropolitan Fire 'Brigade, stated to day ilv.it full inquiry would be made. 'Continuing, Mr Lee said that all the suburban councils had regulations providing that buildings of the ware house class must, not contain more than 100,000 cubic feet between the en closing walls. The amount of space was slightly varied by the different suburb?, but he could 'nauio many in stances where the law was flagrantly evaded. The Colosseum, ho had been told, contained something like 1,200,000 cubic feet without a break of a fire proof -wall, staircase, or iron doors. If this were true, such laxity meant a menace to the thousands of lives of people visiting the warehouses, and ■seriously endangered adjoining pro perties. "fn the city of Melbourne,'' said Mr L...
GAPING HOLE IN ROADWAY THREE HORSES KILLED. A REMARKABLE INCIDENT. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
GAPING HOLE IN ROADWAY THREE HORSES KILLED. A REMARKABLE INCIDENT. ADELAIDE, Monday. Aii incident resulting in the loss of three valuable horses, -the property of .Mallyons, carriers. Port Adelaide, oc curred at the copper company's wharf to-day. Tho driver had a truck of wheat in position, and had unhooked die horses, when without warning the horse he was leading fell headlong into a big hole, which opened between ;he roadway and the edge of the wharf. The other two horses were dragged down ihe cavity, which was S feet long, 4 foot wide and 15 feet deep, j The horses, piled on top of each other, were kicking furiously. A crane was J procured, but it was too late. The j horse which feel first had evidently1 been drowned, while the other two animals were suffocated. The driver had a narrow escape. A leaking water main caused i-he subsidence. The hor ses were valued at £150.
BOROUGH VALUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
BOROUGH VALUATION. .Sir,—I iliink it is about time pro-; perty-owners in Castlemaine stirred j themselves, and ask where the money ! paid in rates each year goes. We | have jumped from 1/ rate to lV3 (in- j eluding the health rate), and now thej Borough Surveyor has made a fresh | valuation, amd in some cases increased) it from 25 to 40 per cent., which is J equal to at least an additional 3d rate.; The Water Supply Department will j now make their charges on the incre-: ased valuation, though no extra iva-1 ter will be consumed. Tenants will j be compelled to pay this increase, as i the higher the valuation becomes, the! higher the rental will be. A large sum is paid each year in rates, yet our j town (the business portion particular- j ly) is more neglected than it has been j for many years, the roads and foot- j paths are in a bad state, and the chan-; nels very much neglected, perhaps this , is for want of more money. Where, \ I ask, does the present revenue go i to? A large por...
IMPORTANT TO EVERY WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
IMPORTANT TO EVERY. WOMAN. I MRS. M. P. STEWART, of the Head quarters Staff of "The Ladies' College of Health," 4G Elizabeth street, Mel bourne, will visit Castlemaine. on the first and second Wednesday of j each month, and may be consulted at J the Cumberland Hotel from 10.30 a.m. till C p.m. Every woman who is a victim of ill-Health, or who is threatened with a critical operation, and every woman who is disappointed in her desire to fill the noble mission of motherhood, should seek the skilful advice of Mrs Stewart, who is the only lady visiting Castlemaine authorised to supply Dr. D. M. Coonlev's celebrated Orange Lily Home Treatment. Those who cannot call personally are invited to send 2d. for postage to Dept. 5, Ladies' College of Health, 46 Elizabeth street, Melbourne, for a free copy of '"Woman's Guide to Health," a book which every woman • should possess.
SPORTING NEWS CRICKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. JEWELL TROPHY COMPETITION. The matches which were commenced last Wednesday, will be continued this afternoon, as follow:— [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
SPORTING NEWS CRICKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. JEWELL TROPHY COMPETITION. The maiehts which were commen ced last Wednesday, will be continued .'his afternoon, as follow :— .;uu3 uuv , Anglicans, 2 for 201, v. Maldon, on the Western Reserve. C.l'.C.C., 103, v. Methodist. 2 for 161, on ihe Camp Reserve. Play commences at 2.30 p.m. sharp.
NO DAY OR NIGHT. POLAR EXPEDITION PLANS. STRENUOUS TIMES AHEAD. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
>'0 DAY OR SIGHT. } POLAR EXPEDITION PLANS. STRENUOUS TIMES AHEAD. LONDON, Tuosday. Sir Arthur Shackleton, wno is pre paring for another expedition to ihe Souri Pole, states that night and day will not exist during the expedition. The awakening hour will be devoted to preparation. Then there will be a four hours' march, followed by an hour's rest. Theu will come another four hours' march, and a second hour's rest, while the sleep time will be shortened to eiglu hours. He is not. taking any stimulants ex cept tea and coffee. Tea will be taken at midday to refresh the men, and cocoa a: night to preserve the body heat during sleep.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
CASTLOAIXE COLLEGE OF .MUSIC, SINGING, ELOCUTION, ETC. I)i)YETO>" STREET, CASILE3IAOE. principal— Mr Robert George Prize Winner in Singing, Elocution, Champion Debating, Orations, Story Writing, etc., etc. All Musical Instruments taught by visiting tcacliers. Pupils now being enrolled, and clas ses forming, including Theory, Voice Production, under the special supervi sion of tile Principal. ..COLLEGE OPENS 2flth JAN., 191-i.. The principal will visit weekly as under for tuition purposes :—Castle niaiue, Wednesdays and Saturdays; Bendigo, .Mondays; Newstead, Tues days; Maldon, Thursdays; Kyneton, Fridays. Fees from one guinea per quarter (half-hour weekly). Class:L' per "week (not less tlmu 10). PRINCIPAL, "Beamluster," Doreton street, Castle maiue, Telephone 110. HAY, MAY, HAY. CHAFF, CHAFF, CHAFF. The very best quality and the lowest | price, j G. J. Kotsiakos CAMF, NEAR SHERIFFS BRIDGE. i Only the primest qualities bought, and customers can depend on receiv- 1 ing the best eve...
THE SPINELESS CACTUS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
THE SPINELESS CACTUS. Sir,—This useful and prolific plant is not yet. much known, and it would prove of great value to pastoralists, especially in poor soils, or semi-arid country, where vegetation of any kind exists with difficulty. During the hot. dry seasons, or periods of drought,} when all other kinds of fodder plants; are languishing with the intense heat, this plant would be luxuriant, and be ing of a very rich, moist nature, the necessity for much, if any, water would be greatly minimised, and ii would thus prove the salvation of many stockowners. It can be readily grown in any class of soil, and after the 'first few years will produce about 100 tons per acre of succulent and nu tritious fodder, which can be fed to all classes of stock, and it is highly prai sed by the leading authorities, who say that it. makes beef and 'butler r>i' the best quality Some of the impro ved varieties yield heavy crops of large and well flavored fruit, red, white, and yellow, etc., which mak...
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. -. a —. j Avoca, clones 9.45 a.m. ; arrives at Castlemaine, 7.39 p.m., Tues., Thurs., Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, clcsos 9.45, a.m., Mon., Wed., Fri. ; arrives 7.20 p.m., Man., "Wed., Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 8.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Beudigo, cloter* 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m., and 8.45 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., 11 p.m., 8 p.m. Campbell's Creek, o.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Carisbrook, clones 9.i& a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Ciunes, closes 9.45 a.m.; arrives 7.30 p.m. Chew ton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m.,. and 3.30 p.m. ; p.rrlves 11.30 a.aa., 7.15 p.m. Down Travelling F.O., 14, closes I 9.45 a.m., 3.30, ond 8.45 p.m. (Echuca I and intermediate places) ; arrives 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. r^nolly, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closes 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11 a.m., Y.15 p.m. Gowar, closes 10.2ft a.m. ; arrives 3.30 p.m. Guildford, closes G.30 a.m., and 9.45 i a.m....
CORRESPONDENCE FILTHY SURROUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 14 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE / filthy surroundings. Sir,—For the first time I went to a picture show last night at the Royal Picture Hall, and while waiting for the doors to open, I wandered up a right-of-way attached to the entrance to the hall. The back of the recently deliceused Metropolitan il-Iotel was In a wretched condition. The waste pipes have been emptying into the cellars underneath; another ibuilding has no roof on, and is shored up to prevent a! colla/pse. Several closets are actually j under the same roof as the buildings! occupied—a most disgusting and ab omluaible stato of affairs. A vacant yard attached to the hall is full of filth j and rubbish. I doubt whether a more abominable state of affairs could be found in any civilised town in Ausxra-! lia. I spoke to several others, and was utterly astounded to be informed' that 'the hotel had been granted licen ses for years past, and no urinal pro-! vided for the public. Is there such a thing as a local Board of Health or an inspector...