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REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. NEW YEAR HONOURS. SEVERAL AUSTRALIANS INCLUDED. LONDON, Wednesday. New Year honours include the following:- VISCOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 2 January 1914
BBUTBR'B - TBLnOBAMa; NEW YEAR HONOURS. SEVERAL AUSTRALIANS INCUf&Eti. . I .ON DON. Wednesday.: .! New Year honourb include the fol ' lowing *■— ' VISCOUNT. , . . i JVlr. .Times Bryco, formerly British Ambassador Jn Washington, lins been cret'tcl ii Viscount. BARONS.. . Sir Rufua Iau^cs (Chief Juv^i?pj, Sir i Alexander Urc (Lor&lt;l Justice General of Scotland), Sir .^CJliarU? Cripps (Commoner find- ChapceUor find Vioai'-Gontral of York), t^nd. Sir Harold Harmsworth havt been crea ted Barons. G.C.MjG. . J^ord Kmmott hna .boon awarded Grand Cross of St. Michael nnd St. Gt.orc;e. •.&lt; t.vi vi KNIGHT COMMANDERS. Hon. A. [j. Stanley (Governor'"*# Victoria), Sir Stephen Packer■ (late Chief Justice'of Western', Australia}} and Kir Charles- Bowen (Speaker, of the New Zealand. Council) have fc«en made Knight Cimmanders. C'S.M.G ; ; Mr. C. Rvans (Que&nslanA Commis sioner of Railways), and Judgre Mur ray, of Papua, have been made Com panions of St. Michael an...
THE CALUMET HORROR. AN OPEN VERDICT. CALUMET (Michigan), Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 2 January 1914
THE CJiLliwEt iidBROW. AN OPEN VERDiCT\ . ' CAUJMBT (MlcMgan), Thurqtiiy, &lt; The inquest concerning the racenj terrible -disaster, in., vrhich 73; to, mostly . those of children, wore lost, was concluded yesterday. •V«. - The jury returned a vendict the disaster was. due -to ABi alflirn) raised fty .someone within .tW.'^hatt', hut' that there was no evidence ,ro show who shouted the fatal word, "Fire'!" -
COLERAINE RACES. COLERAINE HANDICAP WON BY LAST SHEAF. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 2 January 1914
.luMEllUJiJ'-illl. L li in i I ii ii Hi COLERAINE RACtS. COIiERATNR HANDICAP WON 1)^ LAST SHEAF. Prcsidont—Mr. .T. C!. I. aid law. V1 presidents—Messrs. H. }!. Broufth tcm and W. N. Dolman. Stewards - Messrs. G. E. Broughton, W. Dolman, C. G. Gardiner, N. Smith, and Thoa. Gall. Judge—Mr, Geo. EJ. Broughton. Starter—Mr. W. Nicholl3. Clerk ot scales—Mr. Loui , Lessor. Clerk of course—Mr. Hinchliffe. HamAlcftpper—Mr. A. &lt;Vj Bendall. Pony Measurer—Mr. C. f!( Gnrdincr. Timekeeper—Mr. H. Dew! Secretary—Mr. J. G. Mncl.ean. Tho largest crowd that has hem ■con on the Goleraine racecourse some time assembled yesterday, wi>s:i the popular N«w lYear's Day mecti was held. Pleasant weather comli tions prevailed, and tho outing; a'us very much enjoyed by visitors from «11 parts of the district. During >ho afternoon the .grandstand enclosure presented a busy appearance, and is gratifying to 1« able to report, that the gate takings reached ■atisfactorv total of .C110/18/- in mmount ...
LEITCH PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
OEITCH 'PICTURES. To-ni»ht the'Lcltch - plcturo pro gramme will consist of ll specially selected nurribcr- of interesting i and realistic films, the pride of'placo bs1 ing given to a Bison production, "In tlto wilds of Africa." The secon-d r picture is entitled "The burning rivets" "(Lufcin), and these two alone should be of sufficient merit to on sure a bumper house. The manage ment Ins arranFod- a number of other subjects of absorbing interest, mar ine on thu whole a- programmo which well maintains the hi?'b standard reached bv tho Leitch Company. The:| will include a "Topical Budget, "Ex? elusive Pattern'' (Lubin), "End of the World" (A.B.), For his Loved One" (Mails), "The Snail" (Pathe), '•'Her Big Story" (F.A.), "Dupin's Heaidache" (Urlwn), "On the Broad Stairway" (Edison), and "Papa's Baby" . (A.B.), making a total ' of ' 10,400 feet of film. The usual high class musical selections will. bo; 'a feature. of the evening, and in order to Ret through the extensive repfer' tolre a...
RETURN OF THE DANDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
BETOBJJ. OF THE DANMK.S. A .very refreshing, notification appears in our issUi' to-day to the olTect that Mr. Edward B^nscombq'sNiiw Bn'glishComedy CoinpSrty.'~'TliB Dfthdita; tfill' appear for two niglits only altbfc town' hall, on Jan uary 12th nhrt 13th. It is ft tVirity to find any rtf the Dandies C'ompanioK "on tho road " at this timo of tho year.' Mr. Brans combe lifts. liov.nvcr, just imported tlio company, which is to appear liorr>, to open n now season at Darlinghurst, but owing to their not'being abl'o to secure tlio licence af tlio moment, it was decided to send tlie company on' toiir. 'Tlift rtinmbot's of tlio Dandies Company, who are- nil linown in the concert narty world of Kngland. include tlio Misses Kate Checkott, soprano ; May Geary, ' oplralto: MaisioGrav, soubratte ; and Messrs. Alax.• McAllister,- tenor ; George Hrookes, baritone ; Gordon Ijonnox, light comedian, a/ul dancer; lliirry J)'j Robeek, character comedian ; David \\\ Norton, pianist and Dan Hardie. ...
A FARMER VICTIMISED [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
A FARMER VICTIMISED During the strike of uiipers and labourers ' on tlio fieelong sewerago contraot,- it is al leged, n Connowarro faruieV name'd l>y'or went to the assistance of Messrs. Stone nurt Siddeley uml iilUul the place of 0110 of the strikers on the works. A fow (lays a^o Dyer took A load of elmfT into fJ'eslone, lind attempted W have it shipped to Sydney,1 but was unsuccessful. Word went around amongst tlio stfevedores that Dyer had I worked ns a free labourer, mid the stovo dores nt once declined to allow the chaff to bo loaded, or to touch it. Tho clinff was t &lt;kon round tlio city and rotumed tot.be wharf, lint a unionist is stated to "have fol lowed and to ' have prevented its being placed whoro union labour was employed. Tho unionists are watching closely all the farmers who have been at work on tlio sewerage ctiritract'sinee the strike, Arid fcny that, they are dertormine'd to prevent any of their pvoducn being hartdled or to nspisL in its despatch to"bt...
DELUDED RURAL WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
I)BLUI>KI> RURAL WORKICRS. Tho'organiser of tho rural workors wimp at' Willnur/i called tho moii together. on Monday (says tho loyal correspondent of, tho " Argus," )and announced tho brooking up of tho camp! Tho camp wag' inaugura ted about a month ago'; and b6tt\vpon'forty ; and fifty labourers coming into tho clifltrict in jfoircli of harvest Work frore prevailed upon to join. Not moro than lialf ft dozon mnn from tho camp havo hqon engaged by ' farmers, the inajority.of whorti ij/ttorod the 1 presonco of tho strikers and liad no diflic- . ulty in scouring tho necessary harvest labour. Others rotibd upon a -system of mutual help, and stoutly doolarod their intention to complete their harvest in that nmunor: rather than hecopt ' conditions which, they assort, would render agricul tural pursuits unprofitable. Tho ' forty men belonging t6 tho disbanded ciurip are practically penniless, and, with tho pros pect of securing employment at nny tonus anything but- bright, their posi...
FORTLAND-MOUNT GAMBIER CONNECTION: [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
FOKTLAt\II)*.\JQUNT GAM HI KB CON'. NEUTION: Tlio railway fvom Uoywoou to Mumban mn*, on tbo i>outh ; Australian bordov, Imb J7d nt work tin its eoiiBtruction, nnd tliO IHUuIm'i' w»ll bo ihetVaflod to 250 nhoftly. Tbo lino is 10 Iniloa loiitf,. nhd \thon it- is coinp'otcd tburo is to bo in extension of it mado to Moitrit (Jambier, Boforo that can bo-dono. llcyvovor, an arrangement nliut bo nmdo with tbo South Australian nulhori ties as to tbn dofli^n and location of tbo extension.
SPORTS CLUB'S PROGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
SPORTS CLUB'S PROGRESS I lid Myamyn athlttlc sports- : .elub, which started, with a credit haliince of £3 four'years Vigo, has ■ ho»ri "so ■successfully managed by Mr. ■ T. W". I?atcheil (honorary secretary)' nnd ths committer forking with hiifi that 'the accumulated credit balance1 will reach 1 £■90 this year. It is intended to j purchase 25 acres near the railway station, and to make permanent im provements for Vje annual sports hnd show, which will render the ilx tura even more nltraciiVe than hith erto. .-i
FIRE AT RICHMOND. PRINTING OFFICE DESTROYED. MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
FiRH AT RICHMOND. miN'TIXO OFFICE DESTROYED. (Wire From Our Correspondent.) MELBOURNE. Friday. A printing office in Lennox-sires;;, Richn onil, occupied by Mr. Asher, is publisnvr of "Table Talk," the Richmond '-(VJardian," and the Coun try Prfis Company's suppltmsnt, was burnt out this afternoon. Mr. Asher estimates his loss at ov er £5000. Insurance on stock total j .1:2350, hut there were none on the ! uildin™, which Mr. Ash.r considered was safe. The fire was caused by a boy boiling a billy on a yas jet.
COUNTRY TELEPHONE LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
COUNTRY TELEPHONE LINES. Considerable difficulty has been experienced bv tho "Postal department in dealing -with a number of applica1 tions for country telephone lines, owing" to the fact that suitable ten- I 'lers for the construction of the lines by contract cannot 'be obtained. Not only have the prices in many cases been excessive, but contractors bavo abandoned contracts or-withdrawn tenders, and in certain cases -the de partment has had to readvertise be fore a sinjcle offer has been obtained. The Postmaster-General says the de partment's officers arc pursuing tii&lt;g matter closely, but that \yitbo.ut the assistance of the persons interested in the localities concerned it is diffi cult to complete the works either ex I poditiousiy ' or economically. The chief electrical engineer has informed | him that the hope for oheaper and yet efficient line construction in coun try -districts, in the cbbc where the construction of the line without guarantee or assistance is not j...
SALVATION ARMY CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 3 January 1914
SALVATION ARMY CHANGES. The officers in command of the local branch of the Salvation Army are to be changed in accordance with tlie usual custom during tho coming week. Ensign and Mrs. Beasy will transfer to Geelcme-, the date of their departure being Thursday next. Dur ing their twelve months' stay in Ha milton Ensipn and MrB. BcaBy have done valuable work for. the institu tion. Their departure will be re gretted. Farewell 'meetings aro to be held in the army hall all day to morrow. The successors in cjiarge are Ensign and Mrs. Sawkins, who come from Ballarat. Both the new officers are musical in an especial de gree, Mrs. Sawkins being a singer of ! considerably more than ordinary i merit. .