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CABLE NEWS. MURDERED BY REBELS. WASHINGTON, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
CARLE N\ZWS. MUIJDERE'D BIY IllEl3IJ,3, WASHIINGTON, Febreluary 22. A great sensation ,tas beeni cansed by the disappearance from Northern Mexico of ia British ranch owner named William Benton. His wife re ported that he had had a ,quarrel with the Mexican rebel leader Villa, and had not been neelt since. Inves tigation proved that lie had beIn court-mairtialjed and abhot. MIr. W. J. Bryan, Hecretary of State, has been informed through the American consul at Juarea that Vil la's version is that Blenton threaten od his (Villa's) life, and was duly court-neart(filled ; ald' shliot on a charge of attempted assavnnination. A full statement of the case hal; been transmitted to Downing street. len ton's friends ridicule the idea that any trial.was accorded himi. Henton had stated that he never carried arms in Mexico, and had openly boasted of the fact. A report from El P'anro states that the American consul at Juarez an nounces that Benton wan acctued of plotting against Villa's life. lie...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
J. McCORMICK, OABtRIli)R. 1'IJINJTU1WJ PAOKUJD, STORED anuld fEMOVED. (ONNIINBAL OARRYING DONE. Phone 142. ISt, Albail's" Private Hlospital UIJ 1A01C E'1'1t11119'1', 1YANUARA'1"1'A. MISS KiA'1'II11i'F GILMORIE I j~ud al o t~t~t~outi fa IbdIII; jtl~d t( theo gonol'lLI (c)nIortI of hl) luntet. NII'I'IONAII i'tS'l'lýýEIS CO. L13 (2h~1JW'1ii VJ1'INEVl, (Joiuur IAltlo Unulliuu hltraot) l'1Ill,1101JUNIIli) MONEY TO LEND, LOWEB1(3T IATl!JH, NO UOMMIHtIION. 110N. WAJ1TEI MADDEN, OksirrmstJ. WANGARFATTA St. Patrick's Bay Celebration, 1914. WEDNESDAY, MsiARCH 18. PIROGR AMMn : IROCESSION. To start at 11 o'clock sharp, Mounted Contingent, ist £10, 2nd £6, 3rd £4. Section of Fl'our( in any Contingent, hst Four Gold Medals, lea?t D)ecorated Motor Car, lst £3, 2nad £1 10 , 3rd .10a. Moat Original Tura-Out, 1st £1 10s, cea:; Sustained c haracter, let £1. 1)AN(OING, htegiattered with Scottish Union. All event;a are for competitors un lder 16 yearus IHighland Fling, Int £1 10s, 2nd 10s. Entry is Gd,...
VISIT OF ENGINEER TO TOLMIE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
VISIT OF ENGINEER TO TOLMVILE, O(i Tuesday last Mr. Kernot, Chief (Coinstructing Engineer, and Mr. ieau(chamlip,r who made a flying sur vey of the Whitfield-Tolmio line via Hannon's Gap, many years ago, ac comlpanied by the Secretary, arrived at Tolmio from Melbourne to go over the route of the proposed line from Whitfield to Tolmie, They left Tot mie at 10 o'clock next morning (Wed nesday) with the intention of walk ing round McDonald's Gap to Cow an's Creek, Mr. W. H. Swin burne, of Whitfleld, was to meet them with a buggy and pair of hor ses and provisions at one o'clock. After the party had gone two and a half miles, Mr, Kernot, who is over 70 years of age, began to feel the heat severely, He rested on the top of the hill while Mr. Beauchamp went to the King River and met Mr. Swinburne and brought up refresh ments. A little later the party start ed down the hill from Gilmore's Gorge to the King river, a distance of two miles, over very rough coun try, and did not reach the river...
WANGARATTA TURF CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
WANGARATTA TURF CLUB 4. ANNUAl, fdil',TIN(I. The anniul mctingi of litnmbtrs of this Cl(ub wat hirll aIt, A( i Molittlonl cry's C'ounil 'club lhIl.tl on Monday afternoon. i't'h IP'r llnt, I'r, (Cl o. i-Maxwell, oct i ril'd tDl clhai'r, tutl others pr'Csuin, w(teret:- I)rtin. 1, I. I,' Cardol, it. Ul. Melity, W. Docker, Mesars J. Lloweer, M.I.A., J. lloyd (Londrigan), .1 lloyd, WV. i, tryant, A. T. Oleiuments, (G. IE. Dockenlorll, T. DockendorlI, J. 11., i. J.,, and II. 8. Docker, I. 1.vans, C. I. Fine more, J. i. Gardner, I IIH. . tonei, W, Lee, E, R. Living, R. Manley, .1, Marks, L, A. Maudsley, W, Maxwell, T'. 0, Munts, J. Murtdoch, It. G. Norton, M, O'Kelloe, T. Prentice, G. Sammon, R. M. Sammon, W. II. Scott, O.E,, A. H. Smith, W, J. Smith, A. Stewart, U. Stewart, W. H. Stowers, 0. A. Teague, H-. F. Thureau, A. 0, Vincent, and the soe retary, H. Halllgan, The balance sheet and report for the year ended 31st January, 191., were ,ap follows: DALANOE SHEET. Receipts.-To Balance fro...
WANGARATTA CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
WANGiAIiATTIA CI)MISTEIRY, The monthly ieeting, of T''ruteesil was hild on Mloniday night, Thie tecretary (AMr. T. C. Muntz) reported it credit Ialance of ,121 10t 7d, The following accounts were phus ed for paylnent:--J. Buusell £10, T,. C. MIunt .1C 1 i Gd, l'IOt'O SI'U ) ALTIIIRATION OF fI(GllhUJlATIONS. Mir. ,W J, Saliith said that the un dlertakeris eomplainied that under tile etXtiLlnrg regliictliolls they had to give 2.1 hours' notice lor a grave beoore tlchey could maco a Iburial. The un dertlakllersL desired' ai regulation where by ell deiay would be obviateotl, He had inolloranloll ta to the prlactice followed il other cc?leterics, anid it /i1owe(I thllalt in ially cleHCl LlOtlC l O' olnly aix, eight liand ninei houre was required before a grave coutld be l;lvn'C. 'For specially iuge?lt ca:heCl an extra fee of .1.1 1a w\,ilt1 charged, 110 Wililc(ed to lilOC whlLt colllhl I be dolne in Wanlgnaratta ii tile wily of jprovid ing igravei in urgenlt bullrtial, Alr. J. INucell, H...
GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
GOVERNOR-GIENERAL DIESIG NA'PIE, Captain R. M. Collins, Acting High Commissioner for Australia, enter tained Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, Governor-General deosfgnat of Aus tralia, at luncheon to-day at the British Empire Club. Among those present were Mr, Leowis 'Harcourt, Secretary of State for the Colonies; Sir Henry Gal way, Governor-designate of South Australia; Mr. Frank Denham, Premier of Queensland; Lord Plun kot, formerly Governor of New Zea land; the Hon, W. L. Allardyco, 'Governor of the Falkland Islands; and the Agents-General of the vari, ous Australian States,
WANGARATTA WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
WANGARATTA WATER TRUST. ------+-- A special meeting of Water Trust Commissioners was hold last night for the purpose of appointing a pumping engineer to taKe contrQl of the Trust's pumping station. The Chairman (Com,. . Maxwell) pre sided, and others present were Coms, A. H. Sinith, C. A. Teague, T. Pron tlce, 1E. J, IMcCacdol, J, 'Tweed, W, J. Smith, J. H. Sandford and W. H, Edwards. In all fifty-five applications were received, and oaofuiilly consideror). An exhaustive ballot was conduct= ed, and the three last counts were as follows: T. Richards 9, J. B. Swift 8, F. Wagner 6, N. F, McMahon 4. Swift 8, Richards 6, Wagner 4. Final,--Swift 7, Richards 2, The successful applicant holds a 1st class mining certificate, also a marine certificate, and he is a fitter, At present he is in charge of the stone crushing works of the IPrahran Oity Council at West Foots cray, and was selected from 208 ap plicants, F@or eleven years he was pumping engineer in charge of the Idlmora Water Works, H...
A.N.A. BAND CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
A.N.A. BAND CONTEST. The band contests arranged in con nection with the A.N.A. exhibition were continued on Saturday aftoer noon and evening. There was a largo attendance. Six bands competed, and prior to arrival at the Exhibition marched in procession through the city. In the Allan Cup, presented by Messrs Allan and Co., the competing bands were required to play as' a test piece Bellini's La Straniera, a piecq of their own cholco, and. also a quick step. Mr. E. T. Code acted as adjudicator. The competing bands were:-Wangaratta, Ararat, Frank ston, St. Kilda, Geelong Municipal Junior, and Hawthorn, The results of the competition were: Test Own Choice Selection Selection March HIawthorn 101 100 176J-1 St. Kilda 97 96 159 -2 Ararat i 90 94 164h--3 Wangaratta 93 95 152--4 Geolong 87 83 134}-5 Frankston 82 82 156 -6 The St. Kilda' Band has entered a protest against the Hawthorn Band ,or playing inoligible men, The Wan garatta Band did well in the circum stances, and would have done bett...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
E ITCHUELL'S SUM MR SALE NOW Pk CEEDINO. Geiuihie Reductions in all Departments. Inspect and Compare our prices, No shoddy sale goods stocked to ?entice you in and then offer you something else. Just our usual stock substantially reduced Look at these Prices,- Millinory at Half Price --Special line of Livlies' Prints and Cambrio Costumes m..rked down to 2s lid, 3!, ldl, 4s lld, 5s 11d and 68 11, Dress Goods must go to make room for Shipm- nts of. new Season's goods, Fon 'mE Bbvs, - Crash Suits from 3s 6d and a splendid line for school wear, Everything reduced to prices that will command a ready clearance-so don't miss T. Mitchell's Summer Sale. Phone 72, Murphy Street, Wangaratta In Many Thin gs "Comparisons are Odious. BU T If you Contemplate the Purchase of a MOTOR OAR take the trouble to compare the sweet silent running HUPMOBILE with all other makes and you will soon be convinced that the HUPMOBILE is easily THE BEST PROPOSITION ON THE MARKET, We are the direct representatives o...
WHITFIELD v. MYRRHEE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
WHITFIELD v, MYRRHEE. The second round of the Associa tion matches in this district com menced on Saturday, 14th, when My rrhee journeyed to Whitfield, The game ending rin a draw, Scores:- Myrrhee,--E, Evans, run out 25; E. Simmonds, b Roxby 19; P. Shan ley, b Cunningham 0; G. Evans, b Ounningham 0; B. Corker, st. Arm strong, b Kennedy 44; M. Prender gast, b Cunningham 0; A, Evans, b Cunningham 4; D. Shanley, b Cun ningham 0; E. Jeffrey, not out 18; J, Prendergast, 1i Roxby 8; byes 11, -Total, 121. Whitfield.-J. Cunningham, c and b P. Bhanley 13; W. W. Armstrong, run out 2; J. Kennedy, b B. Corker 10; C. Weir, c Evans, b Corker 18; M. Kennedy, b J. Prendergast 6; L. Roxby, not out 4; byes 14.-Total 67.
EDI v. WHITFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
EDI v, WHITFIELD, The return match between Edi and 'Nhitfleld was played atb Edi on Sat irday, February 21st. The follow ing are the scores: Whitfield.,-W. Armstrong 1, J. Cunningham 4, L. RIoxby 69 (retir ed), M. Kennedy 7, J. Kennedy 16, C. Weir 32 (not out), F. Waters 6 (notout), sundries 21.--Total 146 for 5 wickets. Edi.--, Headlam 33, J., Robinson 0, D. Gibson 8, D. Headlam 13 (not out), I. Fletcher 9 (not out), sun dries 7.--Total, 70 for 3 wickets. The match wan drawn,
BUSH FIRES. FIRE AT WANGANDARY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
lilI AT W\VANGANI)AitY, It it; now thirteen year, since the miiost destructiive file ill the hittory of Watngatdttry ,;wept through that dietrict, ltld L;lllultll ulltlr'eat; ; have occullrrelt d ii; intervals ,ince, n Moll day Iorningi at hu:h fire started near thlie W\anuigintitula'y bthool, ;ail asi there lit it trouL ng ilreze bhlowi'i "g in i nul thi-eu;terly direction, it uoon fi ll netd tiht Ilanes; into all extensive out break, Willing workers arrived quick ly fron it ll paritsl;, id sverail l car lo;tdl wentl o t iifrom \Wiili.trattui . llforts ou til le part of Mr. 1i. Wil liamtu, (;chool master) wlld scholars to etop it ill itit early stage;l, vere of lino avail, tind the ltitames spread illn to the property of Cr, J. Brien, leas edn by Mr. i1. N. Morrison, butcher, Vuigara tta, aind used by hint in con nection with his business. There was good grass in the piaddack, and the lire ulrning fiercely threatened to destroy the slaughtering buildings, but by ia great effort the...
UPPER EDI [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
UPPER EDI On. Friday, February 20th, a grand ball in aid of the fundu of the Pro gross Association, wan held in Stalt'e Hall, Edi, l)eslDie the cloCe night there were 40 couplelt, including vial tors from MoyhI, Whitllield nd Wan garatta, willing "to clitee the glow ing houre with (lying feet,." It ill etlicieint to nlty Of the mllnulic that it vWill I ppll ied bl y r,11 II. 11. I thi y, of King VTalley, while the tltice of M.s. (,lre ?(mcee;fully icarr'iedl out by Mwi er ' . libb, J. Mleagsher mald 1'. ihvlley, The iui ppler iarrTilagemi atl ts t Iere in the hltlde Of AMr H' tllI aid her 1t lintaeit, wlll the able lmanner ill whitmuhl they were t'carrietid iout gave wil acli'tiont to all. The conulitt!o d,.,al to thank M .r W. 1. tail fol r tlhe l ee i se of the hall, and l liiio the lliote getl tltlie who actidl ill the Capacity of Mauetr Qf Cerotmoulc,
MYRRHEE v. CARBOOR. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
MYI~nRIM!L? v, (AL(IRUIlt Alyrrhee and C(arl,oor met on thl MAloyhlu ground on ,atuirday laht, Myrrhee gainingi a victory over their ol1)lone" nta. core: - Myrrhee,-- . Evans, not, out. 83, 1. Simmoiini d , Ib Ifill(er 21, 'P. ?lailevy, b. ,ishlor 26;; 11. Corker,'1,b l'it;her 2; N. Jeffrey, b Tivitthet 2; li. , read er.;att., not out u; mandriea' 5.--Total 13;1, (haiiror. --P . Mooney, h Je?liry S; W. Skehan, lb 1'irindergaiit 17; S. Water;, rnll out 1; J. Ward, b 'VrnlH 31; 0. M(CirraTi, h Evansi 0; W. Twitchet, b Evans 2; ,. Fisher, ran out 0; N. Met'ormiek, b Corker, 0; C. Fitch, b Corker 1; C'. IHolly, c Evans, b Corker 0; N. Vodden, not out 8; bye 2.---Total, 65,
CRICKET. WANGARATTA B. v OXLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 25 February 1914
CRICKET. WANGARATTA B. v OXLEY. Oxley visited Wangaratta on Sat urday and succeeded in making a draw with the B. team. Scores:- OXLY., V. Kennedy, b R. Williams .....3. 3 R. Milne, b B., Meadway ... ... ... 14 H. Kennedy, b R, Williams ... ... 10 W. J, Walker, b R. Williams ,.. 16 G. Brewer, b R. Williams ... ...... 10 J. Saunders, b Tippett ....... ...... 58 W. Fowler, c Meadway, b Tippett 7 I. J, Kennedy, v T. M. Williams 17 IH. Fowler, c Dowling, b Meadway 14 MA. Lang, b Tippett ........ .. 3 P. Doig, not out .............. ,... 5 Sundries ...,,,,, .. ............ 8 Total ...... ... ... . ... 165 ]lowling.-R, Williams 4 for 32, 'T'ippett 3 for 23, 13. Meadway 2 for 55, T'. I. Williams 1 for 20, Dowling 0 for 21, WVANUAIIATTA I. 11, lcalulway, 1 b I l ll ... .... . .. 51 W. Lutdl, b ,owher ... ............ 23 1", ''ilp] tt, r'un ou .... . .... ... ... 4 II W\'illialln , 1 AlilnO *.,,.. ........ 10 P, l. William , b Ilt. Kennedy ,,. I TV. leuntlice, not out ........,... . 22 J. 'i'...