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BOXING. WELLS DEFEATS RAWLES. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

BOXING, if —" 1| WELLS DEFEATS RAWLES. p| -~_i_ iff LONDON, Thursday. {fH An a. \\eavy weight boxing contest at I Belfast, Bombardier Wells defearer , Gunner Rabies in the tenth round, fe Wells held ihe advantage tlirougn fe out, and completely outclassed Rawles I

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VORACIOUS FISH MEETS FATE 4lb, BREAM CATCHES 71lb. COD. ROCHESTER, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

VORACIOUS FISH MEETS FATE •ili), J3HEA3I CATCHES 711b. COD. j ROCHESTER, Thursday-. ' Falling a. to its \oracityj a, cod 721K in weight was caught last week through devouring a bream tethered in the Murray by two far mers of Rest clown, Messrs Vickefs •and Shearer, who had- ended the harvest season with a fishing, ex cursion. Messrs Yickers and Shearer were angling: on the river bank when thev saw the cod disporting, on the surface or the water near where their lines were placed. They after wards tethered near the spot a •lib. "bream they had caught, in order to keep it alive till their re turn in the morning. On going to pull up their captive, they found that the lug cod had swallowed it, and was itself caught through its voracity. The capture of this fish has caus ed much satisfaction to the pro fessional fishermen in the vicinity, for the cod was one of the most artful poachers of tethered fish in the river. Many a fine haul was taken off the fishermen's lines at nifflrt, leaving...

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WATER FAMINE FEARED RAIN URGENTLY NEEDED. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

I WATER FAMINE FEARED RAIN urgently needed. adelaide, Thursday. Adelaide threatened witli a water fa?ollowi«S o» a dr>r J'ear, the sup plies in the reservoirs have become so Lnlpted that by the end of May, un rep]enislied, they will be unable satisfy fhe demands oi' the city. rear no water was taken in un ;ii late in August, and usually it is late j jn ;jie winter before the reservoirs fill I ud. The available Quantity is now less ( than the capacity of one of the three storage dams. A new reservoir has been ordered, but it will not be com pleted for three years. The Government has increased the price of water, and in a few days may take drastic action to prevent needless waste. Sufficient water will be retain ed to flush the sewers, and people will be able to secure water for themselves from Torrens Lake. The Torrens Ri ver is still running, and with a thun derstorm would be freshened up.

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SMOKE THREE MILES HIGH. ASHES REACH TOKIO. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

SMOKE THREE MILES HIGH. | A-MiE-S REACH TOKIO. "Later news to hand shows that all the villages on the Sakura Shiaa have been destroyed, though the loss oi' life is ioss thau the previous esti mate. Kagosbima is embedded :*o feet '.a ashes. •Communication is being gradual;? restored. The volcano is emit; in 2: smoke thre-3 miles high, and th.> aehes are beia; carried io Tokio. tWO miies a v.-ay.

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CITY DESTROYED. ERUPTION CAUSES DISASTER. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. TOKIO, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

i | CITY DESTROYED. ! - i ERUPTION CAUSES DISASTER. GREAT LOSS OF '..IFE. TOKIO, Thursda; j U is estimated that 100,000 p^op'.; j perished as a result of die emptier, 'on the island or Sakura Shima, hi :'aj | Gulf of Kagoshima. Souihern Japan. S Kagoshima, a mainland city several f miles from Sakura Shima, '.vita a ! population oi 7000, has been totally j destroyed by fire and flood. ?

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COUNT ITO DEAD. FAMOUS JAPANESE. TOKIO, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

I —■— I CO I'M no HEAP. '1 FAMOUS JAPANESE. i TOKIO, Thursday. Count Yuko I;o, Admiral o: ;Iie Jap anese Fleet, has died a: ".ho ago of 70 years.

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ACTOR'S DOGS SUCCEED. TWO COURSES WON. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

| ACTOK'S HOGS Sl'CCEED. TWO COURSES YYOX. LONDON, Thursday. Mr Oscar Asche's greyhound?, which wore . purchased by ■o ^"ell known acior when he was ou a vis:', to Victoria recently, have crestid a favorable impression a: Soiuhmins'.e:, Essex. This was their ::rs: appearance is England, and they won :wo courses, I . ■

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CORRESPONDENCE COUNCIL MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

CORRESPONDENCE •COUNCIL MATTERS. Sir,—It is very pleasing to see at last that there are likely to be great dis turbances, and the quiet, unassuming go-as-you-please style, it-was-good-en ough-50-years ago, why-not-now, pol icy is likely to end. There are indica tions o'f a great awakening. If the local Progress Society are true to their nature and colors, they will give the first shot, and want to know what our councillors are doing, or intend to do, to bring this town up to date. If they have not the time to spare to at tend to municipal matter, as was stat ed by one of the candidates at the Town Hall last election, why on earth do they nominate, and the sooner the positions are vacated the better. All our loan works are finished, and in i many cases are monuments of waste of money. Beautiful granite pitchers, grouted with cement., and overgrown with grass—to only carry pure rain water during a storm.. Some of our ever-running drains with the drainage from numbers of dwellings are ...

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WANTED NEWS FROM HOME VISITOR'S NERVES AFFECTED. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

WANTED NEWS FROM HOME VISITOR'S NERVES AFFECTED. ADELAIDE, Thursday. Reginald Benjamin Ivingslake, 25, was charged at the Police Court yesterday morning' with_ having at tempted to commit suicide. In view of the exceptional circum. stances the bench released Kings lake on his own recognisance. J Evidence was given -that Kings : lake, who is a refined Englishman, was found-{it the Crown Hotel ou Now Year's Day with a bullet wound in his head, and a revolver lving -beside him. It was stated •tEat the act waS an unaccountable one, as Kings! ake was popular with everybody. Apparently, the fact that he had received no letters from England had affected his nerves. He had expressed himself as b£in<? siclf oHife.'

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GIRLS DRUBBED IN CINEMA SHOWS CHEMIST ARRESTED IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

GIRLS DRUBBED IN CINEMA SHOWS CHEMIST ARRESTED IX AMERICA. A now method practised by white shivers to secure victims is believed to liave been discovered by the police of Newark, New Jersey. It is alleged (says the London "Express" of <>rh De cember that they inject optiates into attractive girls during the darkness in moving picture theatres, and then pose as relatives, and then carry them off. This system has been brought to light by the arrest at a cinema palace at Newark of Armand Megaro, a South American, employed as a chemist's as sistant. Megaro was committed for trial, £4000 bail being required, after Mrs. Marjorie Graft, the bride of two weeks of a Newark civil engineer, had told her story in court. Mrs. Graff said that she occupied a seat in « box, and that >Megaro entered her box from another and took a seat, beside her. Suddenly she experienced a pricking sensation in her wrist, and in a few moments she felt ill and faint, and went to the ladies' parlor,...

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DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE ELPHINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE i f — ELPHIXSTOXE. The funeral of the late .Mrs. McLurs, wife of -Mr John W. McLure. a highly esteemed resident of Taradale. and ol dest son of Mr and Mrs X. MoLure, of "Inverness," Elphinstone. who died suddenly on Tuesday, was largely at- t tended. The cortege, which left her husband's residence, High streec, Tar adale, on Wednesday, comprised 2U vehicles and two horsemen. The Rev. Dubur, Presbyterian minister, read the service at the grave, and the pall bearers were Messrs. Andrews, Miles, Rivett, Robb and Hoinville. The mor tuary arrangements were iu the hands of Messrs. Xiebuhr and Sons. The coffin was covered with floral tribu tes. The deceased lady leaves one ) child, for whom and the bereaved bus- j baud much sympathy is felt. i

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ARMED CUSTOMS CRUISER. FITTED WITH WIRELESS. OTTAWA, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

.UptED CUSTOMS CRl'JSEB. OTTAWA, Thursday. \ Intended t'or patrol service i:i ta* ] Atlantic, a new customs cruiser, the (Margaret, has been launched from Thorneycroft's yard3 for the Canadian j Government. | The Margaret will carry two s;x_ pound ciuickfirers, and will be with wireless telegraphy.

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CABLEGRAMS. (PER REUTER'S AGENCY.) VIOLINISTS WANTED. OFFER DOES NOT ATTRACT. LONDON, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

CABLEGRAMS. (PER REUTER'S AGENCY.? VIOLINISTS WANTED. OFFER 'DOES NOT ATTRACT. LONDON, Tuursdav — .Mr Arthur Wood, conductor of th> Shaftesbury Theatre orchestra, was cently deputed to obtain six violinist for the Cape Town municipal oreh«. tra, but so far-has not succeeded;^ securing the players. " ; The men were offered £5 a with an engagement for a year, and was intimated that their passages to South Africa would be paid. Plenty of wind instrumentalists ar.> available, but Mr Wood is experiencing the greatest difficulty in obtaining violinists required.

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

DEATH. HARRISON.—On the 14th January, at Hunter street, Eric Wilkinson, youn- gest son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Har- rison. Aged, 2 months.

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THE Mount Alexander Mail FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1914. ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

  FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1914. ITEMS OF NEWS. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Borough Council will be held to-night. A meeting was held at the rail way station last night with a view of placing before the railway em ployes the educational and social advantages of the Railway In stitute and to discuss the question of forming a branch of the Mel bourne institute in Bendigo. Mr McArthur (Relieving Station master) occupied the chair, and the   attendance was fair. After the pro posal had been placed before the meeting by delegates from Bendigo, the local staff promised to support the movement. Claimants for the first and third prizes of the Carnival Art Union (respectively, Mr A. S. Robinson, of Port Fairy, and Mr C. Burge, of   Bridgewater) have forwarded to   the Secretary (Mr Macafee) proof of their claims in the shape of the tickets bearing the correct num bers. The car is to be delivered to the winner at Port Fairy at his expens...

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POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 16 January 1914

POSTAL TIME TABLE. r: 4 Avoca, clones 9.45 a.m. ; arrives at. Castlemaine, 7.39 p.m., Tuca., Thurs., Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 pan. Bealiba, closes 9.45, a.m., Moa., "Wed., Pri. ; arrives f.20 p.m.. Mon., Wed., Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 6.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, clober> 9.4,5 a.m., 3.30 p.m., and S.45 p.m. ; arri'ves 7.25 a.m., 1 p.m., S .p.m. Campbell's Creek, o;30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Oarisbrook, close3 9.-i6 a.m. ; arriveB 7.30 p.m. Clunes, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Chewton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m.. aud 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m., 7.15   p.m. Down Travelling f.U., 14, closes j 9.4o a.m., 3.30, anti 8.45 p.m. (Echuca and intermediate places) ; arrives I j p.m. and 8 p.m. j ri'MiolIy, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; j arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closes G.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 1L a.m., 7.15 p.m. Gowar, closes 10.20 a.m. ; arrives 3.30 p.m. Guildford, closcs 6.30 a.m., and...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 17 January 1914

WANTED AND GENERAL* WANTED.—A geueral. Apply, Hay 1 market Hovel. TITiXTED.—A middle-aged woman or U a rood girl. Apply, Mrs- T. Wil son. Barker street. j OST Gold boomerang brooch. *» ^ "" Scribed "Best Wishes," between Council Club Hotel and Warden's. Re ward. ••Eliersiie." Campbell street.. . i'APJii! FOR SALE; Clean: " ' cheap. Apply. Mnil Office. T?01l SALE-Good turnout. Iiorto. i * year? oui. jinker and harness. Carter, Amos and Co. T?OR SALE.—Large galvanised iron shed, almost new, Carter, Amos end Co. 1?0R SALE.—Buggy, first class order. Apply. Mai! ofiice. TO LET.—Queen Anne villa, eleven A rooms, and all conveniences. :> minutes station, corner liargraves and Templeton streets. Apply, Deckingsale, Campbell street. TO LET.—Six-roomed brick house, corner Hunter and llargraves streets, all conveniences. Apply, H. 0. Roberts, Hunter street. (GALVANISED Iron, about l'JO sheets, 5. t», 7, S. 9 feet, good order. Wes t'-ni Mark.;'. To-day . (Saturday: 2 o'clock. Carter, Amos an...

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CORRESPONDENCE FILTHY SURROUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 17 January 1914

CORRESPONDENCE •?■■■■_■! pILTIiV SUB.ROUNDINjGS. , sir,—It gratifying. t-0 know' that we have in our midst a true j coort, who, after the Picture J Theatre has been <jpen three .years, decided to mvest sixpence to. see a rrallv tfood Picture, -and decause ' manas^n^t w^uld not start „ his orriviil (not having iteen pre °innslv notified that he would Be nSsen't) took it into 'his head to mok round and try and. bring; him Jli into notoriety by rushing! to the P^ss with what he , likes to tenu "Filthy Surroundings." It «eeius to me that he was looking for a unual' as this seemed to be lis u'aat, and was disappointed _ to jind that the ones he is so particu lar to point out in the building he refers to had been dispensed with {or three years (this can be verified •by all the officers of the Council aitd the sanitary contractor), and as he did not want to lose any thing of the show, it roused his ire, and upon looking upwards, "not in prayer,'1 but in "ven geance," discovered ...

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DEPARTURE OF MR E. RICHARD PRESENTATION FROM RAILWAY MEN. A PLEASANT FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 17 January 1914

DEPARTURE OF MR E, RIGHJW r—— *r PRESENTATION" FROM MEN. A PLEASANT FUNCTION. ■ Mr Ev-aa Richard, who *;as '^v; recently supervising; capsee" •' connection with the improves^ now bein^ carried out at maine and other centres, and ^ (as already reported in these ^ umns) has been promoted to l_" position ot Superintending RtV.; 'master, was vesterdav aiterafrlJ. the recipient of a hanasoffic sent as a mark of esttern in ^ he. was held, bv his Castk*32'*' staff. _ ,j A gathering, representative . the various grades ci the Way ^ Works Branch, assembled ia J* Etrsfineer's office, Mr M. A. Kc*~/... (Mr Richard's successor), pr<®?$ Mr Remfry, in handinc 4Mr a heavy double, cable desi.£E,x albeit, testified to his many » % inff qualities, which he_ bau ^ covered by close association Mr Richard for a number oi 5C'^ Several others spoke -- will which had always existed < tween Air Richard and kis * and all joined in con^ratuia^ him on his promotion, at the -"£* time expre...

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CAMPBELL'S CREEK TILE WORKS STATUETTE FROM THE CLAY. TO BE PRESENTED TO IEE BOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 17 January 1914

CAMPBELL S CREEK THE WOSKS I STATUETTE FROM THE CLAT, I I TO BE PRESENTED TO l£ I I30R0UUII. i< At last -niclit's meeting c: t»; | Borouofh Council, Mayor Con;::: ['referred to the Hot a won of a co jpany to open a tile works *: | Campbell's Creek. It had been stated, he th*. the clav there was real':;- too K'-^ for tile work, beinjj, in fact, t2 best clay in the world. Some or the promoters, lie SJ'A | had jjot a small statuette made c. i the clay—the .first, and it was tfc>~ | intention to present it to |Council. For that purpose tk' j would be in Castleiuaine uest jnesdav, and he asked Councils ; to meet the gentlemen a: "-'-c Hall at eleven^ o'clock to give the opportunity of presenticff t! the Borouirh the piece of statuary The worSs, continued the Ma}?' would be a verv line thine for town and district. A start ^ I soon to be made with some 30 I who would turn QUt about | tiles every day. ! He concluded by urcin.C cillors to meet the company reff* sentatives at th...

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