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HOME RULE ISSUE. GENERAL ELECTION. UNIONISTS PREPARING. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
HOME RIULE ISSU E:. GENERAL ELECTION. UNIONISTS PREPARING. LONDON, Moxo?,?'. The "Daily News "' Parlianentarv correspondent states that Unionials have circularised their agents warn ing them to prepare for a general electionu in Miay. He declaresr that the Opposition contemplate britnging Parliament to an end before May. possibly by disorder in the House of Commons or by the House of Lords suspending the Army Annual Bill. The correspondent advises Huma Rulera, espeoiaily Nationalists, to abandon provocative epeechs im puting that Ulster is bluing, and to I follow the Government's more con ciliatqry forms of ·peech. I- de. clares that the situation in Ulster is fraught with danger. Ladies of LoTf vndorrrry and Dun leath have pre'ented regirnmental colors to the No rthdon Volounteers. Thousands paraded aId al impres sive dedicatioin sevic concluded with cheers ' or the King and the singing of the ntionai Anthem.
TEACHER'S STRIKE. 50 SCHOOLS CLOSED. LIVELY SCENES. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
TEACHERS' STRIKE. 50 SCHOOLS CLOSED. LIVELY SCENES. LONDON, MONDA Y. There has been no settlement of the dispute between the Education authorities and the schoo-teachers of Herefordshire, who were demand ing a higher salary. 50 schools in the county have been closed, and it is believed that 30 more will be obliged to follow their lead. Riotous scenes took place to-day at a girls' school at Ledbury. The girls took possession of the schoolroom afiter the morning lessons had concluded. They overturned the desks, spilt ink, and wrote notices on the blackboards upholding the teachers on strike. Later the larger girls held a meeting in the play-ground, at which it was decided to declare a strike of scholars.i The girls hustled the new mistre ssi sent in place of the former one, who was on Atrike, out of the schoo!, and then guarded the doors against the entry of children opposed to the strike. A number of the latter, however, managed to clambe through a window and a free fight took place ...
ACTION BY BRITISH LABOR PARTY. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
ACTION BY BRITIsE LABOR PARTY. LONDON, .oin. Mr Ramsay Macdonal!d, -.,? Chairman of the Parliamentary Labor party, states that an of~iciali Labor amendment concerning the deportation of the ten South Arican i strike leadera w1il be moved wheni the Address-in-Replyi is being dis cussed by the House of Commons this month. The executive of the Labor uparty is obtaining legal advice with a vies i of taking proceedings against the captain and owners of the steamer Umgeni for illegal detention.
ATTEMPT TO INTERCEPT THE UMGENI. TUG TWO HOURS LATE. CAPETOWN, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
ATTEMPT TO INTERCEPTT THE UMG EN L. TUG TWO HOURS LATE. CAPETOWN, ?Mo'nY. Mr F. H. Creswell, M.H.A., with the advocate, who is acting on be half of the deported Labor leaders, made an attempt to intercept the e.s. Umgeni, to-day, when the steamer was due near Capetown, Chartering a tug, the couple pro ceeded to sea, but they were two hours late, and the Umgeni was not in sight. The object of Mr Creswell and his companion in attempting to meet the vessel was to oblige the captain to release or to forcibly de tain his passengers, Elaborate pre cautions had been taken to rescue the deported ones in the event of their endeavoring to escape by iump ing overboard.
REUTER'S CABLES. SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. THE INDEMNITY BILL. FIRST READING CARRIED. CAPETOWN, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
REUTE 'S CsBLESo SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. THE INDEMNITY BILL. FIRST READING CARRIED. CAPETOWN, MONDAY. The galleries were crowded with spectators when the Union House of Assembly met this morning, it being expected that lively scenes would take place during the debate fi low ing the introduction of the Indemnity Bill. All members appeared to be in an excited condition. The Speaker would not allow a Labor motion for the adjournment of the House, with a view of iD structing the Government to order the interception of the eteamer Umgeni. rIt J. C. Smuts, Minister of Finance and Defence, moved for leave to introduce na Indemnity Bill. Sir Thomas Smartt, leader of the Opposition, said that he did not desire to oppose the bill, because it was the duty of the Government to maintain law and order at ail hazarde, but M1r Smuta should first have explained his reason for the introduction of martial naw and his actions under that law. An amendment moved by Mr F. H. Creswell (Labor), which waS real...
MAKING A STACK COVER. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
MAKIING A STACK COVER. in requesting information upon "the best mixture to put on a hessian stack cover to make it waterproof and not to rot it a correspondent explains that he has tried Stockholm tar and mut ton fat, but that mixture makes the cover too heavy, and the tar is liable to burn the fibre of the cover. This '? .respondent is informed that a sat isfactcrv waterproof cover cannot be made from hessian, and in the long run it is cliheauer to get a canvas cover, and rcve it .assed through a solution to na..'e it rotproof. With care such a co 'r lasts ior years. A process ol wcat-uoroofing worth a trial is as fol lo0s: -Ingredients: 2 oz. soap, 4 oz. glue, i gal. water. Soften the glue in co!d nwter, and dissolve it together wth the sa?ap in the water by aid ot iheat and agi?stion. The cloth is filled w-ith !.is soilu'ion by boiling it in the !quid for severe? hours, the time rc quiired depeiding coon the kind of fir and thickness of Ct!h. When pro :r,:'ly satu:ated thn eroess...
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. IFor the information of those who ar· in the habift of sending a dog for ler cows, I wIsh to report a little cxper once which I have had along this line. I tested the milk from a cow after she was brought up by a stable dog, the dog in turn being in charge of a smal boy. She was considerably excite-l ancd quite warm. Her milk test-d 2.3. The next morning her test was I.1, and a week later, when she was hrought in by a man and perfectly zool. her miik tested 6.2. Now "ou can figure out whether or not it pays to use a dog around the dairy herd. I should state that the pasture and feje were exactly the same in each in stance."
HE AIMED TOO HIGH. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
,EE AIMED TOO HIGH. An inspector visiting a country school was much worried by the noise of the scholars in the next room. At last, unable to bear it any longer, he opened the door and burst upon the la.hs. Seeing one boy taller than tho others talking a great deal. the caught him by the collar, carried himu to his ewn room, and planted him in the chair, saying, "Now, sit there and be cuiet !' Ten minutes later a snmall head appeared round the door, and a meek liittleo voice said: "Please, sir, you've got our teacher."
SPORTING NEWS. BILLIARDS. THE GRAY V. NEWMAN MATCH. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
SPORTING NEWS. BILLIARDS. THE GRAY V. NEWMAN MATCH. LONDON, MO.Da'Y. The billiard mat3h of 18,000 up, with ivory balls, between G. Gray and T. Newman, was resumed to day. WVhan nIav an?apd this av?n ing the scores were :--Newman (re ceives 4000), 12,167; Gray, 8,333. The "~Manaohester Guardian," com menting on the match being played with ivory balls by Gray and New man, states that Gray is relying on strokes of medium and full strength, ivhile Newman's touch is the most delicate witnessed since the time of Roberts. Newman is the most pro mising of coming champions, his play indicating that it is possible to bring top-table play to a perfection hitherto not dreamed of.
NEEDLESS ALARM. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
NEEDLESS ALARM, An old German farmer entered the offic of a wholesale druggist one morn ing, and addressed the proprietor: "'Mister Becker, I have der small DOX "'Merciful heavens, iMr. Jacobs !" ex claime, Becker, as the office force .cl-mibled over each other in their hLr?,ry o get out, "don't come any neta'er.C "Vot's der madder mit you fellers, an--ho;v' quietly replied Jacobs. "'I ;a, I ha? der schmainl pox of butter out i-n mi.e waggon, vot Mrs. Becker or :itrd ins' week ialreaty.'
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
The Maryborough School of Mines has commenced the new year with a most gratifying increase in the number of students. The junior Technical School is evidently increasing in popularity, and promises to be a most potent factor in the school's progress. The com mercial classes are also filling well. There are two courses open to stu dents-a shorthand and typewriters' course, and a book-keepers' course. A s:parate certificate is issued by the Education department on completion of each. Mr J. E. Holland will ba in at tendance at the school on Friday after noon and evening next to arrange with students for their work iu shorthand, typewriting,and book-keeping. Arrange ments are being made for a supply of typewriters, andl eunddavors will be made to ensure an opportunity for practice on all the leading makes. To-night the aquatic carnival in con ncction with the Maryborough Swim ming Club takes place at the corpo s'ion baths. Spendid weather for the oc casion seems assured, and there will ...
HORRORS OF BIRMINCHAM SLUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
HORRORS OP BIFMINCHAMI SLUMS. In "London" H1ernmann Schefifauor has a series of sketches of "human grist,:' women and childi:cl toilers in England's uiderworld. LHe describes the condition of the chainmakors at 'radley Heath, and then he says: Deeper and darker depths are to be plumbed, circles, like the inlfernal ones of Dante, that plunge suffering flesh and spirit into pits where the simplest human oomforts and decencies cease to exist. Such places may be encounter. ed in the slums of the bleak and sor did streets and lanes, whose denizens slave in the countless little shops which turn out the vast variety of. ar tioles on which the wealth and fame of Birmingham are built. But lying in strata still lower than tbhe viotims of those sweat-ed tfrades are those unhappy beings who are depend ent upon an off-fail of "home" work from sucoh minor industries. Of such are the hook-and-eye carders in the slum.s, the wrappIers of hairpins anti buttons, and ather workers. These toilers may be...
COMMERCIAL. WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
0MMEiRCIA . HOLESALE PRODUCE !MARKETS. ...- - El MELBnOass, Tueeday. Wheat.-~-The market has been stealy, though not; very brisk, in town. Par cels.are -quoted at 316N to 3/7, an . the enpply dfferig :is not ]aree. Direct country purchases have been made at 3/6%.. Farmers' lots are quoted on the .basis of 3/6 to 316?. The London marset isdull, thbough steady. Flour. -The quotation for bakers' lot_ at present is £8110/ delivered. Bran and Pollard.-Bran is firm at the association price of £i/lO/ delivered, but pollard is not so active at £4/151. Barley.-The market is firm, with a good inquiry for good malting qu.lity Prime English is quoted at 3/6, wVe good samples have changed hands at 3ol Good Cape malting has had a moder'te business at 212% to 2/3, realy prime quality being in active request at 2:.. Feed Cape is slow at 1/11 to 2/. Oats.-Transactions continue of mode ratevolume. Offerings of milling are fair, but feed samples are rather scarce on slpiot. Prime Algerian miliin? are ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 February 1914
i ) ~hen gyou use lturtam' Sauce there 's nothing wasted, Ingranm's mcJes the laineat food too good to leave / 1 JAS. MINIFIE & CO., MARYBOiROUGH FLOUR MILLS. 'PHONE 47. A. LAND, MIanager. FLOUR, EiXAL, BRAN, POLLARD, and WHEAT, AT CURRENT RATES. .... . ... Notice to District Consumers. .Our Bran and Pollard is Branded distinctly with our name (MINIFIE.) A::: sk for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. DISTRICT FARMERS PLEASE NOTE rT-r- rl~m , IN ANY QUXNTITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. HE A T, ;HIGHEST MARKET PRICE. CASH ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the Miiil d. per bus above IMelbourne equivalent given. " :_,.:: : :: ·;+./:'"" - DISORDEP ED LIVER. "For disorders of the liver and stomach there is no better medicine than Chamberlain's Tablets," writes Mrs. ,larsaret ,. Watson, Emerald, Q. "I enufered with headaches caused by a dis orderedi liver. Hearing my customers sEueak o higiiv of Chamberlain's Tablets I theoueht I would try what they would do for ,me. Af...