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COAL PORTERS' STRIKE. STRIKERS REFUSE HOSPITAL REQUESTS. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
COAL; PORTERS' STRIKE. . ,: STRIKERS REFUSE HOSPITAL SREQUESTS. Si: LONDON, :Saturday..: s,`The coal :porters on strike refused. the hospitals' terms, on the: ground that • they did: not~ seek the: dispute, and they recommend hospitals and similar: institutions to collectively.:ap proach ,thecnerehants. o:; .? ? . :i :FSome hospitals are already feeling. the , shortage; while:the -coal supply of others will be exhausted within a week; ONE r COMPANY MAKES' CON r CESSION.. :," . SLONDON Satuirday. The Cornwall- Company, :-employing 500 coal porters, has resigned from the Merchants' Society, and:has agreed to pay the extra Id per ton. >; . . Sir .E.' Cornwall: explains t, hat:. the company's :object :is to:prevent suffer iing, and not because they consider that the men are under paid. :: .:.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. NAVAL PROBLEM. LOAN PROPOSAL. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
OABLEGRAMS& NAVAL POBLE; .M . LOAN PROPOSAL, LONDON, Satnuray. The-"''Spectator," in view of the coming deficit, recommends Mr. Lloyd George, Chancellor of tno Exchequer, to reconsider the naval loan on the ground of the enormous political ad" vantage which would result from re gularising our expenditure similar to the German method under the naval law. The "Spectator" also recommends the frank advertisement of our inten tions to the world. The Lord Mayor states that the meet ing to be held in the city will be a non-party gathering, inasmuch as it will further a patriotic non.political object by supporting the Government in its measures for the supremacy of the navy and the protection-of the inerchantmon. LAND MEETING POSTPONED. LONDON, Saturday. Mr Lloyd George's ineeting onm the and question, whiclitwas fixed' to take place, nt Glnis?n:ohV'Wednesday niglt, oas beei Wri tog the fact that a :Cabinet 'meeh'iig' will be- held on that ;dafi to dcide thIe natal esti: mates. It i...
EMPLOYERS GIVING WAY. MANY CONCEDE EXTRA PENNY PER TON. LONDON, Sunday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
EMPLOYERS UIVING WAY,. MANY. CONCEDE EXTRA; PENNY PER TON:. , ; The position in regard to the' strike of coal porters shows very litle change, though it is apparent that public opinion, which is 'on the 'side of the strikersa is, having some effect; Several firnmis have followed the. ex ample of Messrs Cornwall and Co., who' 'withdrew from the :Coal M ier chants' Association;, and conceded the penny per ion extra demanded. by the porters.' The hospitals and other charitable institutions are in desperate straits so far as uae supply of coal is concerned. As usual, employers find no diffieul-. ty in getting a supply of labor amongst students. The students of the Middlesex Hos pital, Wearing their. football: clothes, moved 100 tons of coal last . ight,. working five hours shifts.: The strikers at Summertown drag ged a quantity of coal from.the carts. in the streets. Hundreds of boysas sisted in the operation, and afterwards picked up the coal and. took it home At several meetings of. t...
BAD LEG AFTER A KNOCK. EIGHT MONTHS' FEARFUL LEGULCERS. LIMB SAVED BY ZAM-BUK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
BAD LEG AFTER A NOOK . EIGHT MONTHS? 'FEARFUL .LEG ULCERS. LIMB SAVED BY .ZAM-BUK As the outcome of! a' simple acci dent--a knock on the leg--Mr: W;iE. ,ronn, of DurhamStreet, -Auckldand, Z., was crippled with flesh eating ul ters for eight months: Telling chow the limb was made quite strong and sound by Zamt-Buk's ';healing,' -dr Brown sI.s :'-" Through" knocking, my left leg against the edge of:a box, 'I one day burst a varicose- dein: . A Stream of blood gushed out, and it was some time before I could itop''the out flow. oonu afterwards the wound'be came angry looking '?nd 'uicerous, and Caused great pain.. '" I laid up and rested the limb, but it wa~ no use, for the bad place got orse aid worse, and terribly inflamed. Then the treatment of a medical man 'a tried, but it failed to bring any improvemenet. For eight' months I was in fearful torment. The inflammation Spread, the ulcers got deeper and big. ir, and the leg was,-swollen enormous-. "I hlad often heard of Zam-Buk so at l...
FALL FROM A TREE. YOUNG MAN KILLED. STAWELL, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
FALL FROM A TREE. YOUNG MAN KILLED. STAWELL, Sunday. A shocking fatality occurred about nine miles from here on the bank .of, the -eokepilly Creek this morning; the. tietim being Richard Norman Randle, twenty years of age, who resided with 1i widowed mother,. in Shirreff street, Stawell. Randle, with three eom panions-Leslie Quarrel, Win. Brown and Leslie Bush-cycled out to Moke pily for the purpose of robbing a hehire in a tree which they had pre Vious?l discovered. Randle climbed the tree and partly cut through the limb, :uld camne own. The party tried to break the limb by pulling it with a wire, but did not succeed, so Ran?lh, again climbed the tree. lie bal ~ust conmnenced cutting. when his orenlaqnitos heard him cry, ''Hear her neak.' The next thing they saw was RIndll t'lling. He struck the ground with tcrribhl( force, Iraeturing the base of his skull and both legs above the knee. lie never spoke, and expired in about live minutes... . .. -
TOPICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
S.TOPIGAL. '. : VWe have 'been asked 'to once 'again impress upon :the workers contributing per' medium of 'the, "Workers' ,cheme, to the 'Hospital: funds 'theo necessity .for qbtaining possessioh of the tickets ad nutting to the. annual meeting, :to "be lield next Tuesday. night, even if shift' Work will , prevent their attendance tlherat. The tickets have a' value al together apartifroni the mhere addis:' sion-to-the-meeting aspect ;insthat ;they form a voting qualification"'- This' has been wisely provided in' the interests of ,he workers themselved;: affirding them a.n opportunity of exercising a voice in the selection of:their representatives Tle .system- is a simple one. At the Hospital secietary's office ' near the duimp in Chloride street, there' is a' bal lot 'box provided to receive the votes osf workers unable to 'attend' the'ineet ing. Thei possession of one of .the tickets of admission to the meeting .(now available at the mines' offices and also at the Trades"Hall offi...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] HOSPITAL CONTRIBUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
[To the Editor.] HOSPITAL CONTRIBUTION?? 81r,-Although removed by hundreds of miles from Ararat, your valuable paper, which arrives regularly three times a week, keeps me well informed on all public matters. I am sending you yesterday's "Barrier Daily Truth." If you have space to spare would you kindly publish the article 'Topical," Just to give the miners and the. Iospital Committee an idea of i ow we manage these things up here. I believe this hospital is as well man aged as any other in the Common. wealth, yet we never hear any com plaints, either fronm the citizens or the hospital staff, about miners having re presentation on the hospital Board. For several years, while earning my living as a miner in the Ararat dis trict, I .strenuously supported the lovenment for thle miners-through Laeir association-to be recognised, and have representation on the HIospital Lommit tee. There are three mine managers who are not content with "''bullying the miners while underground, but ·ney al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
SEARNED, NOT BOUGHET. 'How hard it often is to earn and 'liiaiitain; a good reputation, and. how easy it is:to lose one. As with a'man's. reputation, so it is with.: other things in this life. S Some- things achieve a srsp>tation: which! stays * ith . them. They are lfounded on intrinsic value. They face ;the public backed: up by honesty, ann work their way quietly andj tboroughly. People Want-.no. bet ter ,proof of merit than iis contained in the following experience : Mrs H. Desnoy, 414 Raglan street South, Ballarat, says :--"I can speak veri highly of the merits of.Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, for they com pletely cured me of kidney trouble, an ailment I. had been suffering from for a lolig time. The pains in my back were almost unbearable, and so bad at times I could hardly move. I always felt: tired, and was subject to dizzy attacks and bad headaches. A friend told me Dean's Backache Kidney Pills were good, so I decided to try them. The first bottle made a wonderful im prov...
SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS. INDECENCY IN THE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS. INDECENCY IN THE PARK. At the Airalt Polioe Court yesterday morning Messrs E. J. Simpson, J. Moore, T. A. Wild, and J. B. Mellis, l.sP., presided, when a man named Ilanns Peter Peterson, of Danish na ;ionality, was charged on remand with: ihiat he did wilfully expose himself in Alexandra Park on Thursday, 22nd inst. Seniobrconstable Tucker prose. cuted, and'Mr Low appeared for the accused, who pleaded not guilty: ' Evidence was given-by two married women to the effect that' on the after noon in question they were in the park sitting on a seat when the accused canie up and sat on'a"'rseat "opposite them, and grossly ' misconducted himself. 'When they sawthle accused misbehave himself in that manner they left the seat, aiid one of the wit nesses followed the 'accused to?'Arger akis' fish shop, and communicated with the police. Constable M' Kenzie stated that he visited the fish shop named and inter. viewed the accused, who at'first denied being at the park, bu...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Monday Night. IMMIGRANTS DUE TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
LATEST INTELLIGEW CE* (By Wiry : MELBOURNE, Monday Night. IMMIGRANTS DUE TO-MORROW. Fifty immigrants for Victoria are on board the steamer Wileannin, which will come up the Yarra pier to-mor row, and anchor at No:'25 berth, North Wharf. GIRL CYCLES TO SYDNEY: Miss Jessie Faulconer, aged 20, who is visiting Ausralia from India, has ridden from Melbourne to Sydney on a motorcycle. She is the'first woman to negotiate the journey. She recently won the ladies event in the Wildwood Hill climb, and has challenged any woman in the world on a motor car to a test in speed and consistency. MINES -DIRECTOR. BOYCOTTED. Because Davey,. a well known bow ler, is a director of the Beaufort mines, and as such was concerned in tile re cent strike, six railway men who were selected to play with him against Bal larat to-day :deelined .to do so. ?.Davey was chosen to take the place of ano ther player in the Maryborough As sociation team, and when the.decision of the railway. men was,made known, their pla...
GEO. PAYNE, Watchmaker, Jeweller, AND Dimond Setter, 104 STURT STREET, BALLARAT, Two Doors Down Sturt Street from the Post Office, Ballarat. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
Watchmaker, Jeweller, AND Dimond Setter, &nbsp; 104 STURT STREET, BALLARAT, Two Doors down Sturt Street from the Post Office, Ballarat. Large assortment of Gold Sleeve Links, at 10'/6, 12/6, 15/, 20/, and up wards. Beautiful stock of Gold Crosses, 4/6, 7/6, 10/, 15/, 20/, and upwards. Silk Ribbon Guards, gold mounted, at 16/, 20/, 25/, 30/, 35/ each. Gold Chain and Padlock Bangles at 25/, 35/, 45/, 55/, upwards. Sleepe; Earrings, at 3/6, 4/6, 6/6 and 8/6 pair. Gents' Sterling Silver 'Chains, at 8/6, 12/6, 15/, 20/. Silver Medals and Lockets, 3/6, 5/, 7/6. Large stock of Gold Neck Chains, at 8/6, 10/, 12/6, 15/, 20/. upwards. Nickel, Gun Metal and Silver Wat . hes, all prices. My 7/6, 10/, and 12/6 Gun Metal Watches are all regulated be fore being offered for Sale, and guaran teed reliable. At 15/ I sell a splendidly finished Nickel Gun Metal Watch, and guaranteed for two years. .Extra quality GunMetal Watches at 20/ and 25/ each. Pretty designs in Gold Bar Brooches, with nam...
FIRE AT LUBECK. HOTEL DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 27 January 1914
PIRE AT LUBt 0K. HOTEL DESTROYED. At about 5.30 o'clock on Sunday af erunoon th?ehotel at:Lubeck was com pletely destroyed by fire. The cause of the outbreak is unknown. The ho tel was a large wooden building, and the only licensed house in Lubeck.. The property belonged to Bryant and Co.. (Stawell. Brewery), and was insured' for £1000, but this will not nearly cover tle loss. Mr Hugh M'Naugh ton was the licensee, but the amount of his insurance was not aseertainable. Si mmm r -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
Cheers and ' r :iwi'orate, . The Portland Borough Council has selected tue site fbr the proposed Henty memorial obelisk on the first rurrows ploughed in Victoria, on the bluff over looking-the bay. The obelisk will be 36 feet high, and the first stone will be laid on Discovery Day, in. April. The Education Department is arranging a big demonstration, and will bring thou sands of school childrei to Portland on 19th Noveinber-the date of Edward Alentv"'s ladin ' WHOOPING COUGH. :"My little boy had whooping cough very, badly," says Mrs A. Henderson. the People's Store, 47 Elgen Rd., Morin ington, N.Z. "I tried several cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then I tried Chamber lain's Cough Remedy and he got im mediate ielief. Since then I have al ways-kept a bottle of this wonderful medicinie by me and recommend it tc everyone." Sold by Gust and Scholes Gen. Merchants; T. A. Wild and A anm$6n, chemists1 Barkly street, Artrol jICTORIAN RAILWAYS A Cheap Excursion from Nh...
COUNTRY DEVELOPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
('OUNTTY DEVELOPMENTS. - Apart fromn the question of their im provement of the outer ports, the de: velopment of the country districts anC the rural industries of the State lies it tno direcrtions, and both of tnese art bhinm approached in a. practical Zway 1 til; State 'narliament. On Tuesday dining the discussion on the extensioL of the railway line from Rushworth tc Cullbn:bbin anl fronm Cavendish -te Toolondo, Mr Elunslie, witn a good..deai of force, urged that the policy in tlte direction of railway construction need rI suomle chatnge, and that land resump tion should nI proceeded with -first- be fore new schemes for . construction were submiutted. The proposal found favor with ia good many members on both sides of the .House. .. Unquestion. ably the landowners who own proper ties contiguoaws to a railway,have thei land augruented in value by railway construction, and it is only reasonabi that where the individual gamns by.thc action of the whole State, some.,quid p:I quo shoul...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. AN AUTUMN SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
oU0 MELBOOURBN LETTER. AN AUTUMN SESSION. It is now generally understood that another move in the direction of an early dissolution of the Federal Parlia ment will be. made before long. The Prime Minister is as yet dumb on the subject. He is adopting the 'oyster" tactics of the late Tom Bent, though with a diplomacy and tact in marked contrast to the bluntness of the author of the phrase. It is, now ever, expected in Parliamentary circle, aint in the course of a 'few days an announcement will be made that Par. liament is to be called together at as early date. It may be taken for granted that the coning autumn ses sion will be of brief duration; and that the turbulence of members will be a! least cirscumscribed by the closure probably the ousiness of the Reprc sentatives will be limited to sending ul to the Senate again the two test bills the Postal Voting Restoration Bill asm tie Preference Abolition Bill. These having been rejected once by the Sen ate, a second failure to pass wil...
MOUNT COLE. MR TOUTCHER AT MOUNT COLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
. MOUNT COLE. (Prom our own Correspondent.) MR TOUTCHER AT M1OUN.T COLE A well attended meeting way held in the Mount Cole Hall on Saturday evening last, when Mr Toutcher, MI.L:A., addressed the electors. his sall ject being, '.Why 1 am a liberal." He'was "gives a good hearing. Mr J. Taitproved nimself a comnpetit chair. man, and caused a deal of rnnrrihment on one occasion by apologising to an individual at the back be:use Ilt Toutcher interrupted his speeh". t the close of the. meeting a hearty vote of confidence was carried by a,elanha. tion, . DEATH OF A FORMER RESIDENT OF BIG HILL. Much :regret was expressed on Sun. day :last when it became known that lMrs Wood; a daugliter of Mrs Mathie. son;, of Big Hill, had died very sadl 'leily' in: Melbourne from heart failure. The body was brought to Buangor by the midday; train and interred in the .?outit Cole -Cemetery . The burial ser viced was read by the Rev. J. J. Spald ing. The deceased lady leaves it faminly of four little childr...
THE MARCH OF THE MOTOR. REMARKABLE ROAD TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
THE MARCH OF THE MOTO REMIARKABLE ROAD TRAL. r The wonderful advance made in . mercial motor Velhicles durnt re, years is all concentrated in a renm at able petrol-electric road trail, that h -ust been landed in Melbourne to the order of .dr It. S. Falkiner, of the Iir low-Falkiuer Motor CoLmpany. T?" hugeness and completeness of the tra amazes even the hardencd moiotori and nothing like it has been son ", any part of the w, rld, except in ih land of its birtl-Gerirmanyl-wherie ten similar trains are.i. coniuuissioa In the German army. Only imnmense walth and influence nas enabled Mr F:alkincr to obtain possession of the "Muller', train, as the German authorities '.ere not too favorably dislose tOWards al. lowing a Muller train to leave their country. nrowever, this wonderful road tractor, with its inventor-Major W. A. Muller-is in Melbourne, the train assemoled all ready to demona strate what it can do under Australian conditions. The train consists of a motor 'va and ten trucks, t...
CALENDAR FOR JANUARY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
CALENDAR FOR JANUARY, 1914, Sunday .... 4 11 18 25 Monday...... 5 "12 19 26 Tuesday ,. ... 6. 13 20 27 Wednesday .... 7 14 21 28 Thursday .. . 1 8 15 22 29 Friday .. ..... 2 9 16 23 30 Saturday .... .. 3 10 17 24 31 PHASES OF THE MOON. First Quarter .. .. 4th at 11.9 p.m. Full Moon ....... 12th at 3.9 p.m. Last Quarter .. .. 19th at 10.30 a.m. Now Moon ...... . 26th at 4.34 Inm.
CHARGED WITH LUNACY. COMMITTED TO HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
oHABGED WITH LUNACY. COMMITTED' TO HOSPITAI TOR A, '.'THE INSANE. At the Ararat Police Cort; on Tues 4lay. afternoon,i a oung .man . named Michael .Firneis Coffey, who i% -,ell known in the. towi, and who receiitly commenced the business of £ a watch maker in Barkly street, Iwas chared with being a lunatic not under,1fit a'nd proper, control. Aessrs T. A :.Vil and J.. Mellis, J.sP., occupied .'thi Bench. . ' William Coffey, brother of -tlio 'un fortunate young maii, deposed- tha,'tlie latter came to Ararat about fi-e weeli ago froi Dimboola, and 'his conadui ever since then had been very peeiiliar, so much so that no had to complain to the police' on Ithree occasioin' the day before. .... . SThe accused--Before 'that vidence is. takei down-I wish to cross-examine the witness: I thilik- t iss;necess?y l~latI shouldbe represented by coiin !Drk. F. D aymnan and T F. Brown deposedethat t.e . h ad md indep dent aexaminations of the accused;.,nd they found that he was a fit subject to be ...