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FIRE TRAGEDY. SALVATION ARMY HOME GUTTED BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
FI.. E TRAGEDY. SALVATION- ARMY HOME GUTTED S BRISBANE .Tiuesday.. SA serious fire, unhappily accom panied by ls??l of lie?? occurred at Ta ringa,? near'=Brisbaie;, ` this:- morning. The Salvation'Army -Woinen's .:Home caught fire andwvas-totally destroyed. Thbeesepe of a nuimer of the inmates was cut off.. ,One woman was burnt to death.: Two others, who jumped from the balcony, sustained such ,injuries that tihey have. since succumbed in the Brisbane' Hospital. , Seven other wo men:were more or less seriouisly, in jured. It is'reported that a girl inmate:has confessed that she set fire to the b'uild ing. Confessing ,that she' had set fire to the building,'Jane Martingale, 32, ; married woman and an inmate, gave herself'up' to the, police at Toowong to day. The woman informed the .police that- three times previously, sheb had tried to set fire to the building.:. The victims were : Denzer, Connie, 'a young woman;, whoi was biurned beyond:- recognition Manzel; Mrs Christina,; 30, who ...
POMONAL SPORTS. SUCCESSSFUL MEETING. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
POMONAL SPORTS. SUCCESSSFUL MEETING. ;(From our Correspondent.) As pleasant a day `a8 could be wish ed for happened along on' Monday fo: the annual meeting of.. the Pomonal Progress Association, and full advan tage was taken of it by-a large num ber of people from all the surrounding districts.. The various items were keen ly, contested, and the committee,ywitlh Mr ;C.'Cox, as setetary,. at'. .their head,. are to be cbhgratflated on the successful manner on the. way the pro gramme was carried out. 'The day opened with a shoot on 'the rifle range between representatives of the Sta well Ladies' Rifle Club and the Pomon al Club, the latter conceding the ladies a point each, at the 100 yards range. and 2 points each at the. 200 yard: range. The result was a win for Pomonal by two pointst only.. The fol lowing are the scores, etc.:- . Sheffield 'Handicap-First, £4; se cond. 30/; third, 10/.-A. R. Rathgeber .1; W. Eastlake, 2; E. J. Gunn (Mel bourne), 3. Sixteen entries. 'Foundation . Han...
"GO AND DO SOMETHING." ADVICE TO AUSTRALIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
"GO AND DO SOMETHING."' ADVICE TO AUSTRALIANS. "*Australia and the 'Empire" was the subject on which Sir George Reid addresseu a large and cordial audience in the Colosseum on Tuesday night. Sir George'Reid urged that the study of the mind was. essential. He want ed to see rne young Australian throw his Greek and Latin into the street, and go and do somethiig that would tell upon the magnificent resources of his country. Not that he despised Greek and Latin--he had learned Latin himself, and £;rgotten it all as soon as he passed his. examinations--but he could never learn Greek, and in New South Wales he. nad to get an Act of Parliament passed"to make it optional with logic and French. (Laughter.) There were more heroic:, things for young,-Australians to do .than to search for the. North .ole... They should 'go out and do something:., It, might be hard work, but if people?did not work hard they sooi rustel.
FOX TERRIER COURSING CLUB. SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
rOX TREBRflR BSN CLU. SUCCESSFUL MEETING -The Arart Fo Terrier Coursing Clb held Arara mbst uccessful meeting Club heir ods, Flint Hill, yesterday at their groundhes, our stakes "were de cided. There was a fine supply of rab bits, and the coursing on hol was interesting . r P? Shirley; 8i ewated as rabsit slipper; Mr J. Shir leiated asju , Mr A. Edmonds as dog slipper. The following are the resultS: PlFte.1First, 30/; IrishO First rouud(-Blue Duck beat ,rist Lad, Kio Ora beat Capt. Wlite, Re?ket beat Pinkie, jinok On heat Trish lose, Rose Pink beat Trilbv, i-addy bea: Bos'n Second round- Kia Ora bea Blue Duck. Iook On beat Rocket, Rose Pink beat 'Paddy Third roundh--lyoke On beat Kia Ora, ljose Pink a bye. Final-C. Upham's Rose Pink, 1; D. Morris' Hook On, 2. Purse-First, El; second, i0/..First Kia Ora, Bos'n a bye. T.' beat rouud--Irish Lad beat Capt. hite, Irish Rose beat Pinkie, Bos'n et Trilb, Blue Duck beat Rocket, Kia Ora beat ? Paddyl Second roundmIri ' Rose beat Irish ILad B...
MAROONA. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
MAROONA.' The wheat harvest is practically oemn pleted; only in isolated eases can a har vester now be seen at"work in the fields. The threshing of the oat stacks.has yet to be. undertaken; but there areno. ma chines yet: available, although some are ,expected in at an 'early date.: Wheat carting is general, and ,the wheat waggons are coming in to the railway station more nuzierouisly. than at any time throughout. the season. This has been one of: the - busiest agricultural seasons experienced in the Tatyoon distriet, and many farmers are still :hard at work' in the fields. : A much Jarger. acreage. ,was put under crop than over before, and the farm ers have- been favored with grand weather for.reaping the harvest.'Large areas -have. been fallowed :.up during the winter and, next seasba.-should be a record agricultural, one for this dis tilct.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
Ea r ecry Cleari I - N. Welcome to our New Season's Display. Ara of ahions. Latest - Productions we -have evershown in .illinery, Costumes, Blouses, &c. * " ThaI the Display .will-prove.. of great interst to av Unique oredtun ity the honor of ur erly visit of ThSPRIat Sumer Holiday.nd UMER You may be looking fnward with enjoyment to either. y ears to come. (J. S. Morris) Pho e . rise."THE PROGRESSIVE aOOKSELLERS,"tn inspection. -000000----- SHATS ou may be o looting fonwar; with enjoyment to either.k TAU??qe OA ou i Ot only enjoy the present, you' bring back yoir pn form of "Sngps each a sourle of enjoyment. OD mply onity (Dalight Ladeveloping) ---The Best.proidi Son us fo a free d tration or enquire for our hanomo illtrate boo hlet. cp. th Ieins ad osEt A;ahone 38. Eh LAtion R.we ily liner C.s.tuui.s.~Bloe .s, &c. B y ST AND atHOLES, ARELY STCEET, ArAeA. WANTED TO BUY Oaten Hay. ANY QUANTITY. MACKAY & THOMSON. Stawell Monumental Works. ROBSON AND CRAY, Monum...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
gibu hESS IlURECTORY. DVE RTISER GENER AU PiRINIING OhFLCE, Ligarstreeet, Ararat, ls THLO. G. GRANO, IBarrister-at-Law, 5li tt.mnove his Uthce to directly OPYOSITE THE BINK O NibW S'U L'R WALES , Coummissioner of the Supreme anrt of Western Auetralia for taking avisvito Victoria. Mh H. E..'W'EBB, aolicitor, &e., Upposote the GCuart liotle - . t ruoa Aiony o Lena. STEIUC W. AIVivt, L.L.:1 dABAidTEL AND MOLI0ITOR. COMM1uCIAL HOTEL BUILDINGS BAliLk STBREET ABRABAT. honeys to tend of Freehold and Lease hold tec:urities [A CARD.] IR ADOdIA, A A SdJl T, L.L.B. BARtusr,.r.t AN? irOLIC;X2O -, Barkly Street, Ararat, U NTIL lately conducting the, prac tice of Mr ?. H. Aeles, is con tinuing to reside and Practice at Ara rat, and has removed to the office lately occupied by Air H. Dodd. \'ewitW \\'illaura let and 3rd Friday. bJ A , 1MIl O /Il1J,.. ARCHITECT, BANFIELD SItki',-, .AKAIAT., LAbS and SpecihOlaUen- prepared for L all cluaet ul buddikg.'Otldera will re. rcYe p oipe attention-i...
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
hNeWOOL SALES:. The New'Zealand Loan and Merecu-. tile Agency Co..Limlited report :--Our catalogue 'onl Tuesday comprised some 5900 bales, and having regard to the lateness'"of'the 'season, the selection was a wonderfully good one, including as it-lid many high class merino and crossbred clips, a very large proportion of which was in excellent condition. As was the case last week, the chief feature of the sale was the support accorded the market by Yorkshire, these operators again securing the largest share of the offerings. Ameri ca also purchased freely in both meri nos and crossbreds, as did the Conti nent in any fine haired merinos and oddments of all qualities. Prices, as compared 'will: those current at our sale of a week ago, showed little, if any change. Our top price of the day for greasy was 201d, this being secured for lambs of the well known. Mingbool clip from Mount Gambier, South Australia, the. fleece of which made up to 151d.
MELBOURNE MARKETS. 28th January. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. 28th January. Wheat-The market remains steady, with a fairly firm tone, parcelh being quoted at 3/61, and farmers' lots on the basis of 3/52 to 3/6. Flour The association price for local consump tion is £8/10 delivered. Bran and Pollard-The association price for bran is £4/10 delivered, and that for pollard £4/15. Barley-There is a good in quiry for cnoice barley. Prime Cheval ier is quoted at 3/6, and good English malting at 3/3 to 3/4. A moderate turnovor has been done in good Cape malting at 2/2, prime being quoted at 2/21, and pearling at 2/1. Feed Cape is difficult to sell at about 1/11. Oats Owing to increasing arrivals, buyers are not" displaying so much activity, and the market, thodgh' steady, is quieter in tone. Good to prime Al gerian milling are quoted at 1/9 to 1/91, and feed at 1/71 to 1/81, ac cording to sample. Maize-The mar ket is rather dull in tone, and the in quiry is restricted. Business includes a sale of about 500 bags of good flat red at 4/...
WORD "AUCTIONEER." HERBERT LLOYD AGAIN IN TROUBLE. BALLARAT, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
HERBERT LLOYD AGAIN IN . TROUBLE: BALLARAT,Wedjiesday,.: Herbert.-Lloyd. was :cbarged, at the Ballarat Cburt-to-day, before" Mr Gold. smnith,.P.M., for an offeice..which con sisted 'bf 'exhibiting the word "anc tioneer" oPn a sign. when be -was not legally .entitled. to: do so. Inspector Martin, who prosecuted, said that at first, owing' to the severe penalty at thched to -the offence-f20 being the minimum fine-he.was reluctant to pro. ceed, and referred the matter to the superintendent, who had authorised the prosecution. Inspector Martin, in answer to the bench, said defendant had been fined at Ararat and also at Ballarat re cently for selling in. a district witn out having first had his Iheense en dorsed. The P.M. said the attitude taken up by Mr Martin was creditable to him. In view of the heavy penalty involved, it was not desirable that anyone should be prosecuted for a technical breach. Defendant, however, knew the law, as was shown by what he cod when sell ing at the Exhibit...
ARARAT TURF CLUB. WEIGHTS FOR THE FEBRUARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
AEARAT TURF CLUB. WEIGHTS FOR THE FEBRUARY MEETING. The r.nnual meeting of the 'Ararat Turf Club, which is to be held on W'dnesdav. 4th February. mis 1 to be the most successful held by the club for many years past. The club has been successful in securing a record entry, horses coming from Melbourne, Ballarat, Horsham, and other centres, consequently a good day's sport should be the result. The following weights have been declared for the Pony Race: HANDICAP PONY RACE--Five Fur. longs. - at. lb. E. A. House's b in Miss Monty (late E. M.), 96 yds bhd scr, 14.2. .9. 7 W. Clarke's b g Little Wallace, 5 yrs, 72 yds bhd=er., 4lt?'.. 9 -0 J. Fitzgerald's b m Una, 5:yrs; 60 yds bhd, 13.3 . . 8 :10 -- 'Lean's br g Brownie, age'd 12 yds bhd, 12.3 . . .. . 810 E. Cannon"s cr ri g Allen Doone, 6 yrs, 68 yds bhd, 13.2:.. .. 8 9 J. Nicholson's: br m Brilliant, aged, 60.yds bhd, 13... .'. . 8 7 D. Poynton's ch in Lady 'iman;, aged, 84 yds bhd, 14.1 ... J. Smith's b"m' Lady: Bfooklyn 60 yds bhd, ...
STAWELL CONFLAGRATION. FOUR BUSINESS PLACES DESTROYED. OTHERS NARROWLY ESCAPE. STAWELL, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
STAWELL OONFLAGRATION. FOUR BUSINESS PLACES DE STROYED. OTHERS NARROWLY ESCAPE. STAWELL, Wednesday. Stawell residents were startled out of their slumbers this morning about three o'clock by the continuous ring. ing of the firebell, and'a glan- ': the directionof Main street showed that an exceusive are was in progress in the heart of the town. A block of wooden buildings owned by Cr G. Barnes, as well as a private residence at the rear, was found to be ablaze, and, despite the brigade's of forts, they weie all gutted. The business premises destroyed were occupied by the following : Mr John bhratton, skiji buyer. Miss -L. Armstrong, dressmaker. Mr William Lewis, storekeeper. Mrs C. M'Kay, private residence. Mrs M'Kay, and her son, Malcolm, reside in a cottage at the rear of the business places mentioned, and their first intimation of the outbreak was the crackling of flames over their roof. Both had only time to escape scantily garbed. Mr M'Kay, when he bad placed his mother in safet...
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. "I am subject to bowel troubles which cause pain and inconvenience," writes Mr Alfred Wane, 185 Auburn Rd., Auburn, Vic., "but two doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Re medy give immediate relief. I am pleased to know there is such a safe and certain remedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and always keep a bottle handy." Sold by Cust and Scholes, Gen. Merchants; and T, A. Wild and A. Gamson,/Barkly street,! Ararnt. Germany manufactures annually 425,000 tons of paper; England, 260,000 tons; France, -190,000 tons; Austria, 155,000 tons; and Italy, 120,000 tons. But the United States makes and uses more paper than all Europe, the annual1 prodfuction amouating to 1,600,000 te
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
ARRIS & CO., 7' :THE BIG STORE Do not miss this opportunity to procure Summer Drapery at Reduced Prices. THE BIG STORE. HEAR WHAT DUNN & ALLEN HAVE TO SAY - -oa F You wish to save Money, begin the year by giving your Business to the Cash Btore. You will be surprised at our Low Prices. It is a positive fact. and we can prove it if you give us the opportunity. ----o---- Now is the best tirle to do the Saving. Look at our Prices for the month Tomato Sauce, Sd. Glass Plates, Gd. Daisy 8.R. Flour, 51bs 1//. Sugar Basins, Gd to 10jd. Fresh Herrings, 5d. Butter Basins, 10bd. Sardines, 2d. 1Jam Dishes, 7d. Herrings in Sauce, O6d. L I Glass Jugs, 9d, 1/, 1/3. Sago, 61bs. per 1/. N Tea Sets, 9/ to 11/6. Yu~ok: Magic Soap, 9d. A.B.C. Plates, 4d. Goodwin Toilet Soap, 1/ box. Children's Cup and Saucer, 6d. Cheap Toilet Soap, lid per doz. ? Children's Fancy Mugs, 41d. Jolly Crv.tals, lId per doz. -I Set Jugs 1/41. Custard. Po?rers, Sid doz. A B Bottle Cruet, 2/. Nugget Polish,. 21...
WORKERS' COMPENSATION. LIBERAL PARTY MEETING. CASUAL FARM LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
WORmERS' OOMPENSATION. LIBERAL PARTY MEETING. CASUAL FARM LABOR.' A well attended.meeting of members of the Liberal party, in rte Legislative Assembly was held at State Parliament House on.Tuesday, to consider the new Workmen's Compensation. Bill intro duced by the Ministry. Discussion centred round two-points-the contri butory . principle,. which. has been dropped by- the Ministry, and the in surance of rural laborers working for employers in the remote parts of. the state. . . . Mr. Mackey and .Mr Downward sug gested that the bill should irovide that where any einployer in theb remote dis tricts engaged a casual worker, the lat ter should be automatically insured for a fortnight, until, the employer had- had time to comply with the requirements of the lawv, and take. out a proper in demnity policy. This proposal was ac cepted by the Ministry, and the At torney-General (Mr Mackiinon), Mr Mackey.. and -Mr -Downward were ap pointed- a.sub-committee to draft an amendment to meet the e...
The Evil that Men Do. Published by special arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XI. HARTWELL TAKES TO FLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
[hevil that Mon D0o,' BY M. P. SHIEL, Author of "The Rajah's Sapphire," iO "Prince Zaleski," etc. .tip Published by special arrangement cc With Ward, Lock and Co. a Ia All Rights Reserved.. b. CHAPTER XI. bi HARTWELL TLE?S TO PLIO?T. i )n the morning of Christmas Eve, p Hartwell was in the- hunting field, n galloping by the side of Julia, upon y whom his eyes were fastened, and byg whose chatter his ears were occupied, ti for she was as blithe as a lark, or a tt healthy girl in her teens, that morn- m ing, which was one of those fine, cold, w "scenting" mornings, when the hounds t, need no holoo nor lifting, and the , blood runs briskly in one's veins. it There was no conversation between Ii the two riders, for everything which lHartwell attempted to say was broken in upon by the merry Julia, who was h breathless with prattle and high spir- s its, asking questions without any iun tention of waiting for an answer, and e flitting airily from subject to sub- R ject. With a field of som...
CRICKET. Ballarat Asylum v. Ararat Asylum. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
CRICKET. Ballarat Asylum v.. . Ararat As lum. Th .annual nitceh between the above named clubs was played on the Arrat Asylum cricket ground on Monday, and resulted in an easy victory for the home team, which, at the present time, is playing great cricket. The Ballarat boys won the toss, and elected to -bat. Nolan, who was the opening .batsman, played a beautiful innings,. and was highly' ;complimented on. his s.fine dis play by his opponents. The innings soon terminated for 120- owing to the usual good bowling of Dr. Philpott, who', was unchanged through the in iiings. The doctor again made:a great name for himself by bringing off a cen tury, althonlh.,he was badly. missed early.in the Lannings. -Tyers also show ed that he .is, the makings of .a good batsmian.. The local, boys' innings closed for 222. Dinner-was partaken ofin ;,the .evening,,, which ' concluded with.:a darie,.in the,hall, -after-which the Ballarat dboys were driven ,to the station, thoroughly pleased :with their day...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. MAROONA RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
SPORTING INTELLIGEBNCE. MAROONA RACING'CLUB. :The annual meeting of the Maroons Racing Club -was held on' Saturday evening last, at Cronin's Crown Hotel, Maroona. Mr D..M'Dougall (Vice president), occupied the chair, and there was a good attendance. The secretary (Mr J. Crouch, jun.), submit ted a report and balance sheet for the past year,. which showed that the last meeting had resulted in a loss of £22, which was practically brought about through the running of a special train from Hamilton, but notwithstanding that fact the club had a credit balance of. over £20 in hand. It was decided that the annual race meeting be held on Wednesday, 4th March. The fol lowing officers were elected:-Presi dent, Mr D. M'Dougall; Vice-presi dents, Messrs C. Robertson and J. A. Morison; judge, Mr A. R. M'Leod; starter, Mr C. Brooks; handicappers. Mr W. B. Hodgetts and Mr J. J. Kellyv; secretary, Mr J. Crouch, jun.; stewards, Messrs C. Robertson, AV. J. Stevens, J. II. Nicol, P. J. Carroll, M1. Coo...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
MINING INTELLIGENCE. A temporary, though not unexpected, check to the work of rising into the wash at the New Langi Logan unine was reported by the mine manager on Tuesday. The rise was stated to have reached a height of 51 feet in good country, at which point the work of putting up test bores to ascertain the condition of the lead was apparently be gun. As a result, a second telegram was despatched from' the mine, stating that the water was too strong to permit of rising directly to the wash. The method of procedure, therefore, will now be to open out at a point 3 feet lower in the rise and drive to the wash, which will delay the entry into the lead a few days. As indicated in this column on Tuesday, the postponement of the completion of the rise was fore seen, and care has been taken by the construction of locks to protect the workings from any adverse develop. ment, such as a run of sand or flow of water. There does not, however, ap pear to be any reason for fear that any such mi...
FALL FROM A TRAIN. MAN'S SHOCKING DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 29 January 1914
FALL FROM A TRAIN. :IAN'S SHOCKING DEATH -.. A shocking accident, the circumstan ces of which were involved in deep mystery, by the subsequent death of the victim, occurred at'the Clarendon street railway viaduct, South Mel ?MIelbourne on Tuesday. When the 12.30 from Port Melbourne was crossing the viaduct, two employees of the Robnur Tea Company noticed what they took to he a coat fall from one of th?o Tait cars. It was lunch time, and they walked over to the spot, where they found a man lying unconscious on the footpath. Constable R. A. Wright was passing, on the way to the South Wharf police station, and he had the man carried there, and sent for a St. Andrew's ambulance. Papers in his pocket showed that he was Reginald Allen, 36 years of age, of .156 Farrell street, Port Melbourne North, a sorter in the General Post Office. His head had struck the pavement with great force, and the base of the skull and the jaw were fractured. He was taken to the Melbourne Hospital, and admit te...