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SLEEP IN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
SLEEP IN. CHURCH Clergymen will be glad to hear that it is not the sermon that sends the lis tener to sleep. According to the "Reli glous .Telescope," the official organ of the United Brethren, of Dayton, Ohio, somnolence is often due- to the sober color scheme of the church. The dull colors whIch prevail, especially brown, are soporofic.
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
The Gire t Niontamor Case.,. By ALICE..M:. DIEmL , Authlloress of :"fThe Knave of Hearts," s CHAPTER III. 1 Ea;n ianc-in allithe glorious greenery of a sunny May;,r The Grange, as the late (;ene.'al Halldare's old-fashioned I 'country house on 'a home county was r called, was ablaze 'rith early roses, which climbed over. the wide 'lattices of the liner storey of the south frontage, to festoon themselves: about the white curtained dormer ;windcy of the low ceiled bpd-chambers. An atmosphere of peace lingered about the square lawns and straight. 'greslleld walks with tihcir pergolas of thick -fhliged creepers, beyonil which a was a1 old, low wall, where a peacok ' perched and spread his tail in the sun shine, a peahen meekly ambling on. the a 'rass nt his feet. But within the house, rs the old-worid boudoir, the room sac red to its mistress, the late General's c only dlighter, there was no signiof the c restflincss witlhout. i be:atilul woman--lark, stately uIs pi:cing the floor, watc...
RACE FEELING [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
RACE FEELING "A feature that strikes the returning traveller after a few- years' absence in Asia or South America is the submerg ing of English race feeling under a sea of cosmopolitanism," says the "Re feree." "Among Englishmen born and bred there seeras to be. a consensus of Impotent. dismay at the destruction:'o. Englfsh race feeling." . . -------,--____ Two farmers met in a western town aday or two alter a cyclone 'hbd vlisited that par ticular neighborhood. "She shook things up pretty bad out at my place." said one, strok. In his whiskers meditatively. "By the way, Hi," he added, "that new barn o' yourn get hurt any?" "'Wal," drawled the other, "i duneno. I bain't found It' yet."
WEDDING CERTIFICATE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
WEDDING COERTIFICATE "Cooking is the short cut to the happy household," said Sir John Cockburn, in presenting prizes at St. Saviour's and St. Olave's Grammar School for Girls, New Kent road. "No girl should be ai lowed to enter into the holy state of matrimony, unless she has a certificate that she can not only cook a potato and-a chop. but iron a-sheet and darn a stocking."
NAVAL HOLIDAY APPEAL FOR AGREEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
NAVAL HOLIDAY- , APPEAL FOR AGREEMENT. h Berlin, November 17.--The "Frie - denswarte," the organ of German u and Austrian Pclfists, contains an u ai'ticle by the naval publicist Cap tain Perslus, In which an unquali fled appeal is made for an agreement or understanding on the basis of Mr h Churchill's recent speeches (writes the h Berlin correspondent of the "West- tl minster Gazette" on November 17). 11 Captain Persius has lately been identified with the "Freisinn," quasi- « Pacifist Press; and his views are cer tainly not the views held in authori- d tative circles; but as he criticised t severely the details of Mr Churchill's h Guildhall speech, his approval of the principle of the British initiative has some weight. PRESS ATTITUDE. h Captain Persius protests.against the p attitude of the Press towards the h Churchill speeches. He puts it down a to the fact that newspapers cannot " resist the unpaid articles supplied to n them by the Navy League. This ex planation goes too far, b...
THE BLACK KNIGHT CLEANING NEEDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
THE BLACK K1NIiHT CLEANING NEEDED. It must be rather trying to be a statue. People can stand and stare at you ,and even comment upon your personal appearance, without expos ing themselves to any charge of rude ness. No sense of delicacy restrains them from suggesting, if the idea strikes them, that you are dirty and uncared for. That is what is troubling Sir Henry Irving just now (says the "Westminster Gazette.") Sir Henry's situation is one that befits him thoroughly. As an artist he has no compunction in turning his back on the National Portrait Gallery. As a shrewd, sensible man, essentially modern, he fixes a rather anxious gaze upon the motor 'buses as they dash towards him down Charing Cross road, wondering, no doubt, when one of them will fail to answer its helm and dash itself against his pedestal. Like every other actor-manager, he has cast aside the trammels of the theatre, and wears the frock coat that, a few years ago, stood for eminent respectability, with. the doctor's...
THE ONLY WAY HOME RULE PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
'Til ONLY WAY HOME RULE PROBLEM. Two notable speeches by Sir Edward :Carson and the Prime Minister have bronght this solution perceptibly hearer. Both are regarded as of the highest importance, and "Tlhe Times" says that "Publio Opinion is undoubtedly right in hailing Mr Asquith's speech at Man chester as a notable landmark in the Home Rule controversy." HIOPEFUL DECLARATIONS. Sir Edward Carson, having laid down certain preliminary conditions to any settlement, the Prime Minister, at Man che.ter, said:- "I don't find anything in any of them I with which in principle I should be dies I posed to quarrel. "I regard those declarations, com Ing from the quarter from which they do, as a significant and hopeful feature of the situation, and I cannot but ex press a belief, and more than a belief, an expectation, that discussion, freely and frankly carried on on the lines which I myself indicated at Ladybank 1 on the one hand and on the lines which Sir Edward Carson indicated in his Manchest...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
HIe: Will you venture on the sea of matrl mony with me, dearest? She: Depends on the positllon--sipper or first mate?" Tom: Why ?o melancholy, old man? Jack: Miss Jones rejected me last night. Tom: Well, brace up. There are others. Jack: Yes, of course; blt somehow I can't help feeling sorry for the poor girl. The people of a certain town have botn going in crowd: to oce the freakl wsich the showmanc deerihis as fohlleos:--"Nowi we show. Walk up. ladics and rothemsn-wallk up. The marsc loot African hycon. ?teasurec 14 feet frem the tip atfr neow to thei en!l of his tall. and the eame dltanace I cl aailn. malting in all 23 fert." A man aho had lost a larce number of Irmbrellas throuegh his torectflnrtra recently appeared at a luncheon table clutehn a na ew umbrella desperatlty. "Tli olaoen't bclon, to me," he announced to his friends. borrowed it. and I don't intlid to !ace it!" "Tie It to the table leg," ore friend sug gested. "Get the salter to hold II for yon." another volunterred...
MODERN WITCHCRAFT BLACK ARTS AND CHARMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
MODERN WITCHCRAFT BLACK ARTS AND CHARMS. Bent on a quest for further evidence of the survival of witches and witch craft (supplementing the interesting Information published in these columns on the authority of the editor of "Folk Lore"), says the "Daily News" re presentative of November 17, had the fortune to find his way into a veritable museum of magic. In a ground-floor study in a Croydon villa, Mr Edward Lovett, a well-known member of the Folk Lore Society, has set out, so far as room permits, some of the fruits of thirty years' investi gation into the popular beliefs and su perstitions of many lands. Mascots and amulets in a hundred different woods and metals crowd the walls; cabinets are packed with speci mens collected from every country in Europe; shelves strain with volumes on folk-lore and anthropology; and rows of manuscript books record the result of their owner's researches. Among them all Mr Lovett moves quickly to and fro, laying now on this treasure, now on that, th...
POSTAGE STAMPS DUTCH CENTENARY [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
FOSAiE SiTA~WS DUTCH CENTENARY (By Fred J. Melville, .in the "Daily Telegraph.") In the early part of this year there was added to our albums one of the finest series of stamps of historical as- sociations ever issued, in the Russian set commemorative of the Tercentenary of the Romanof dyna. ty. Now, towards the close of the year, Holland has emulated the example of Russia, and has issued a set of stamps to mark the centenary of the accession of William I. to the throne of the Netherlands. The Dutch series does not present the variety of portraiture, nor the same attractiveness of design and color, found.in the Ru:sian series, but the stamps are well engraved and printed bythe historic firm of Enschede and Sons, of Haarlem. They are of large, upright, oblong shape, and depict portraits of William I. and his successors of the same name down to the present occupant of the throne, Queen Wilhelmina. The values, with their respective portraits and colors, are 21 cents., deep green on gre...
MAN OVERBOARD [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
MAN OVERBOARD' Two seamen stranded at Peter borough Station; (Eng.) late at night were walking up'and down the plat form to keep themselves awake, when one. fell over the edge. His;?ompanion, believing his frieqd had .,gone over board, took a header after 1fm. A badly cut head reminded him that he .was on solid earth.' Thete is reason to be lieve that the men were not teetotal lers;
HER SUN SPOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
ER ' SUN SPd6TS' _. "A lady of fashion much desired to be present at a lecture on "'Sun.' Spots' which a great astronomer was an nounced to give," says the "Westmin ster." "Being unable to attend; she wrote apologising for her alsence, add ing, 'I am so Sbrry. . IwaS extremely anxious tJ hear what you ,ad to say, because I've been a martyr.to freckles all my life."' .
EGGS AS EVIDENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
'EGGS AS EVIDENCE Charged with being drunk auld dis orderly and using bad langkage. n young man at Hlghgate (EDg.). )con tended that it was impossible fr im to have thrown himself about il tle manner alleged. He had .i, egs in a bag in his pocket at the time, and only two were afterwarh: f'oud to he broken. These, he a rid, re smashed when he was made to "i dow'n at the police statlon. Tih chairman said there seemed to !e a -oUbt in the case, and the defcndant WVould be dilclharged.
Progress. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
Progress,. When Jones 'was getting.' five per week, About his "grub" he used to speak; " feats Of modest skill, le called it "eats." And later on, i~ien making good, He changed from "grub"' and "eats" to "food"; But when he 'fpund that be was able. To make big pay, he called it "table." We now have reched the final scene, For Jones:refers to his "cuisine." -"Judge," New York.
AIRCRAFT GUN IN ACTION KITES SMASHED BY SHELLS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
AIRCRAFT UUN IN ACTION KITES SMASHED BY SIIELILS Further trials with the aireralt des troying gun at the Needles Bittery, Isle of Wight, took place yesterday (says "The Daily News" November 2). Bursting shells or shrapnell were tired. The targets, three box kite., were towed down the Channel against the wind by the destroyer Nubian, and 'when at a height of over two tli:sand feet and about a mile out to «so liring commenced. , The projectiles were sp?ecC ially constructed to give off a trail of smoke to show their course in the air, and this device worked sp!cndidly. Two or three at first were a little short, but then the gunner fouin the range, and shell after shell expl'lded close to the target, two of tie. kites being smashed. For a second trial of a noew ýr 1tli0n under entirely fresh conditions the shooting appeared to be splendid. It demonstrated the havoc which could be played with aircraft at the lhight usually attained. The kites were rocked violently by the bursting of t11...
"DEAD" MAN RETURNS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 30 January 1914
"DEAD" MAN RETURNS A body found floating off White haven on November 11 was identified by Mrs Margaret Craig as that of her hus. band. William Craig, who had beeP missing for several weeks, and was burled accordingly; Craig.,has-- etgrnad, to Whitehaven, giving h?i elf u.p td tb t-" police, vho had sumrn Ot yi lecting'his children.
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. THE POPE'S DANCE. SUBSTITUTE FOR TANGO. NEW PARIS CRAZE. PARIS, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 January 1914
CABLEGRAMS. PEUTEBa's SPEoIAUS. THE POPE'S DANCE. SUBSTITUTE FOR TANGO. NEW PARIS CRAZE. PARIS, Wednesday. A very interesting statement in reference to the Papal attitude toward the much discussed Tango dance was made to-diy by "Le Temps," the well known Parisian daily. The Tango was recently condemned as an indecent dance by Cardinal Amette, Archbishop of Paris. b "Le Temps" states that after ques tioning several people in regard to the alleged immorality of the Tango, the Pope decided to judge for himself. Ac cordingly, two youthful aristocrats gave a demonstration of tae dance before His Holiness. At the conclu sion of the Tango, the Pope is said to have remarked, "'Well, my children, you take your amusements very sad ly," and to have advised them to sub stitute the Vatican Furlana for the Tango. "Le Tenips" adds that the Furlana is already being practised in Paris, where it has been nicknamed " the Pope's dance."
REAR ADMIRAL'S ADVICE. "KEEP PACE WITH JAPAN." WASHINGTON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 January 1914
REAR.ADMIRAL'S ADVICE. " KEEP PACE WITH JPiiANi" WASHINGTON, Thursday ?ight. Rear-Admiral Chas. Vreeland, of. the United States Navy, had a confidential conversation to-day with the House of Representatives Coimmittee, .' which deals with ziaval affairs. ' It is reported tlhat' Rear-Admiral Vreeland urged on the committee the absolute necessity of the United'states keeping pace with' the shipbuilding programme of Japan. . iHe pointed out that it would be comparatively, easy for Japan. to take the Philippines' and Hawaii in the event of:.war breaking out. He considered Alaska was safe from Japanese attack and gave reasons for his belief, which the committee or dered to be suppressed in the report. If war broke out, the Rear-Admiral said, the blow by Japan. would be a swift and damaging one, .but he. did . doubt that the .United. States would win. He admitted .that he was un able to obtain definite information as to the naval construction programme of Japan, but he "did know that ever...
AMERICAN PROBLEM. SPLENDID ISOLATION. WASHINGTON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 31 January 1914
AMERICAN PROBLEM. SPLENDID ISOLATION. WASHINGTON, Wednesday. Aeeording to apparently well-in formed'Press reports, President Wood row Wilson feels that the Ukited States is now reaching the graivest stage in the trouble with Mexico. . In view of the serious'differenceslbe tween the United States and?Griat Britain regarding the Panama :Canal tolls question, and the -disputes'. of America with Japan as to the anti alien movement in California, with Columbia over the secession of Pana ma, and with Russia oh th6 'Jewish question, the American Press points out that the United States-is now facing a period of splendid isolation, just as Great Britain formerly, did. The Senators belonguing, to the Fo reign Relations Committee, who are at present coliferring with tho Presi dent, admit that if Japan is likely at a?v time to go to war with the United States over the Californian trouble, she will most probably do ;so when, the United States is seriously" embroiled with Mexico, and is also at l...