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[?]tems of [?]ews. ALLEGED POSTAL IRREGULARTTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
Stems of Itctoi-s, ALLEGED --POSTALf iKlt'^OULAni TXES. • Complaints, as referred to in the "Spectator" recently, have u;ca made for some .time that the inter nal' affairs of the [Hamilton post of fice have not been "jaS-'they should, hut within the last few days allega tions of a more serious nature x.'.ian usual have heen m'adc:' Rumour has made it current that certain junior officials are- involved,, .and a; .depart mental detective has been making in vestigations. Hfiorts, it is under stood, have been made lireviously to institute a searching, scrutiny, an.l, these apparently have: come to some thing like a 'bead. Definite particu lars, owing perhaps to the reticcace consequent- on-regulations, ai-3 diffi cult to obtain, but. it is commonly bruited about that suspensions (o. resignations) have talsen place. Of ficial authentication is not yet ob tainable, but drastic action is antici pated, and the relief from duty has caused public disquietude. Vaiious: sums are said to be invo...
Hamilton Spectator PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
lacti-ilton ^Sfciate PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, JANUARY^ 13, 1914. i The mammoth strike in British i South. Africa, the new territory. | which has added untold reoponsfibili ' lies to the Empire is sti iking iiviiltnce I of the wamkrjul growth of tile most ' I ernicious and pestilential dpGirinu of modern timet.. It is not mi in | dtistrial trouble in the ordinary PlMSj —a fight for rights and lilierlicrt coii lir.i-il within prescribed limits—hut a xfsrhieroUM plot by syndicalism and' its alli:d| forccs to wrest the control cf communal) undertakings from con stituted quthority. It amounts to untirchy in its woisl form—the set ting at dctiance of law and order by a claw \tJi.js2 business it should bo to strenuously and zealously ljiain tain them. In all forms of govern ment and under any condition!; •vlmt Eoc.'cr the servants of a State Ehould I c U13 last *>j report !.o vio lence to obtain concessions which . may or may not be desirable or jus titiablc. Stritcs, however small thc...
A SAD BEREAVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
A SAI) llHmiSAVKMHJNT. Tho (loath occurred lust evening, shortly niter six o'clock, of Miss llaisy I'ailton, second . ymin^rst. daughter of Mr. mid Mrs. JohnTlail toii, of Milton street, an oceurremo which will e:uiHo widesproad. syin pat.hr amongnt the numerous friends of the 'bereaved parents and family. Kxaetly live months up) tl married daughter died at the early ago of 24 y.;nm after a long illness, anil tho etr.) of sorrow h.is been refilled iii the , present instance by the removal of a bright 'young life at the age of 18 years. The 'deceased youug lady un :'.lei look a trip n few 'weeks ago, hut : a fortnight since became 1111 woll, and en her return homo was found io he seri ously ill. Constant raiidionl iitr tcntlor. and nUrsing were provided, Drs. Scott and Laidluw being called in consultation, but the complaint of meningitis had claimed the young victim, and despite tlio most hsbUIu* oub cure siie grew very much worso, until ultimately heart fniluro endod lier sUlTeringa...
FIRE NEAR GERMAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
FIRE NEAR GERMAN CHURCH.] ' A fire alarm was sounded at 1.30 o'clock this morning as a result of a call through the telephone ex change by fllr. _ M'Donald, al Mr. Drummond's farm. Two of the sons of Mr. Christopher Petschcll, whose residence was situated near the Ger man church, had run across to coll him the dwelling was on fire, and fearing eventualities it was deemed wise to call for assistance. A large crowd turned out, but owing to tin distance and the meagreness, of pav ticulars, the brigade not knowi.ig. the exact nnturc of tho conr narration, it was (Iconic;! use-1 lets to no the scone. Dofm-! ate Particulars were not 'obtain able this morning, tout it is unlor--' stood that tlio lire commenced in the wnsliliouse am! soon spread to the main dwelling of about six or seven rooms, which ,was consumed.
CONDAH MISSION STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
GONDAH MISSION .STATION. During the past veur the Con-ian mission station, the home of a rem nant of once powerful aboriginal • tri bes which inhabited this district, has undergone considerable changes. Fo" many years the Rev. J. H. Stalile and his estimable wife had the spiri tual and material welfare of the blacks in their lee;.ing, and sj faithfully were thrir duties performed that they both retired with nonour to themselves, the deep afiectlon it tlie'r charges,' and the respect of tne neighbouring white population. Their places were filled by Captain and Mrs. Crawford, under whose guilance the humane work is satisfactorily proceeding. Their first Christmas amongst the mission people was celc-1 brated in the good old-time fashion. A promenade concert was arrange!, and the ground was illuminated with Chinese lanterns, giving the tout en semble a fairy-like 'appearance. A Christmas tree, from which gifts wore liberally drawn, added to the delight of the people. Captain Crawlord ex...
CANNOT BE TWO GOVERNMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
CANNOT BE TWO-. GOVERNMENTS. C;.:iifT'\l Bothi, Pri-ne Minister, &lt;li>cl red yesterday t'v>t tv.-o G'ovfrn wer: . im~cs3ib1&lt;\ and th;re j.««t l e n n ™u &lt;!e far^io.1 romilird vith 'h' rovrrn •.'•ntV or f.-l • l l'l>n;, *n:l rro.luco'l a cr-.'t in-prfsVon m _ I..ft- j fi-vr cir.-lf?, rl^o.i.'h rot .1 >in?le •pcli-crran tr soldier wrs vwiMe la RETJTER'8 TKLEURAMS. Mnr/ct R>n'iart3, Jch-iniusburg, dur- | ill,' llio iiif.ss incetin*. The know ledge that tho town wns full of nr ii'i'd moil w.li'i instructions to shoot rel n(l&lt;:ssly c n tin.1 first. sign of scri cii-5 trouble rroilticfil a sobering cf f ct.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
SHIRE OF KO'WREE. Statemerit of Receipts and Expenditure for the Year ended on the 30th Day of September, 1913. 'RECEIPTS. EXPENDITURE. To Balance, October 1, 1912 - „ Gaxli on Hand - - Repteuiher 30, 191ft-— :'.Vv';■";■&lt; .„ Rates, Cui'rent - „ „ An em s - -■' „ „ Interest - r : Endowment c . ; - . i, Payment for Licences - s' ' - - ■ " „ Road Grants - - - • „ Subsidy on Fox Skins - „ Fine, Moieties of - - •„ Deposits oil Contracts -* | - „ Sale of Fox Skins - ■- ■'.. „ Slaughtering Licences - r - Dog Fe&lt;-s - - - !Pound Fees - - ■ - • . • - Phosphonsed Wheat. - - : . - „ Goroke. Sanitary Fees - . , Kates, ('eriiheales - _-■ ■ •• ■ ■ :" „ Snake-bite Cures - - . ' ■■• - ,, Dishonoured Cheques - . .. - Rates ()\er-reeeived - - ■■■-■ - „ Sale ol Old .Material - - • " ,. Oilice llent - - - ■ . - Pound Trust - - - . . „ Deposits Forfciled - - - i, Unused Roads Kent J)ay Lubour Overpaid, Refunded . - _,, Health Aet, Expenses - „ Thistle Destruction Overpaid, Refunded ...
SPEFCHES IN MARKET SQUARE. JOHANNESBURG, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
SPEFCH23S IN MARKET SQUARE. JOHANNESBURG, Monday. ^ At the rr.ealing held iu Market Square yistcrday, Mr. Mason said tlie Government iccjived a bombshell on 5th July. Thia time it would be annihilated. Hp blurted tho work ers to spcafc through the bulW-t holes cf victims cf 4th July. He describ ed Corner Hois: as the sentinel of tlvj gaies of he.l, and added that the stri e:s were animated by a spirit of leatllion. Mr. Bain, in a conci liatory speech, I'r^ed that thero was ctill tiniw for a s .ttbmcnt ot the dis I'litj. Hi chall.-ngvi! the Govern ment to nrrest him if tney wanted hiu'. He added that if trying to li lp his follow citiZLi s was sedition he v. o.ld i r^acli sedition until he ■ diid. " • DURBAN, Monday. A 1 allot of worserd in the railway »iO. s vicl. el a na:ority in favour of n stri'ie, but the majority of tha tiain running staff voUd againat a strike, and declared their dcUrmina t:oi to work while protected. Never tin 1 S3 the locomotive men, although ccndsmnine: ili...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
A SEARCHING Scrutiny reveals ■ that The Don leads as high-, class tailors, hatters, mercers, boot-j men and outfitters. Our suits excel' in tho fit, style and finlah. Few ] equal, none excel. Values, 63/, 75/. Beet range of >haits, fur, felt, 5/6, 7/6, 10/6 ; straws 4/6, worth 7/6 ; panamas. In boots wo lead, tans and black, 12/6, 17/6. In cosy under wear, natty shirts and tics, crash suits, boys' suits, you pet . actual tnoney'a worth at George and O'Neill's. ACCOUNTS due 'by. Area ?2A must be rendered to 'Sergeant- j Major Lucas, Drill Hall,' Hamilton, immediately. I AT OAiRTHBW'iS, Thomson street, best' selection Hoylr;-a' Iiiuts, plain, shots, and fancy designs, 32 inches wide. All 6/11 dozen. I AT WALLACE'S. XMA8. • GIFTS. TIES, FANCY SOX, SILK HANDKERCHIEFS, j And CLOTHING. ABEMROSE has Re-opened in • Shop opposite the Argyle Hotel, Gray-street, and as he de sires to make quick clearances of bis stock of Boots and Shoes he-will Sell Below, Wholesale Cost for Cash. A REASONA...
WORKERS' OPINIONS DIVICED. CAPE SERVICE IMPROVING. CAPETOWN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
WORKER:' OPINIONS DiViCED. CAPE SERVICE IMPROVING. CAPETOWN, JTomlav. Apart from the consVd2raticn3 con-| nected with the strike the mobilisa- I tion is considered a gratifying test ! of the efficiency of the newly-coiiipletf j' ed Union defence organisation. j Great weight is attached to the | meeting of Cape railwayman, at which all resDonsible leaders com pletely dissociated themselves frov.i syndicalism and revolutionary meth ods and opposed the general strike. Only one speech was in favour of a railway strike. Sir. Lyons, local president, and Mr. Harmaa, vice-pre sident, declared that tbj workers in Cape Colony believed in constitu tional methods, and these were not yet exhausted. Mr. Smith, secretary of the railwaymen's union, remarked that the strikers were already hope lessly beaten. He added, "Let the workers consider their wives and children." Although resolutions jvere invited noce were nronosed. The meeting then resolved itself into a general Labouiite gathering. The you...
BUILDERS WANT GENERAL STRIKE. PRETORIA, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
BUILDERS WANT GENERAL ' STRIKE. PRETORIA, Sunday. Two thousand ■workmen n.liliaten ■with the buildin? and other trades altrost unanimously demanded a general strike. JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. - •' An orderlv meeting of 9000 was held in Market Square in support of the strike. The meeting summoue.l the1 Government to resign, and de clared that Mr. Hoy must eo. It was decided to petition the Imperial Government not to permit h3 use of Imperial troops. Flars were .i:spl iy- | ed bearing the inscriptions, "In me-! mory of the \ictims of the fourth of j July," " In memory of our mar-j tyrs." The speeches, which were moderate, ' vrgfd the workfrs not to infringe : the law. The' police were absent.
LIMITED TRAIN SERVICE. JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
LIMITED TRAIN SBIIVICK. JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. Sir. Hoy, general manager of tlvj railways in Jo'iiwn sliur?, anticipa tes a normal train service to-morrow.; A few ralln-nyuie'i have already re sumed work, ami a number of oilier^ wish to resume. The Natal, mail train departed to-dav, a:ul tlirre trains arrived from tlie Cape. Others are a'so runn'n^. A meetinsr of 200 Cape rail .ray men decided against « strike.
REUTHR'S TELEGRAMS. SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE SPECIAL VIGILANCE EXERCISED. STRIKERS RESENT ARREST OF LEADERS. JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
REUTHR'S TEIaEGRAMS. SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE SPECIAL ViB;LANCE EXERCISED. STRIKERS RESENT ARREST OF LEADERS. JOHANNESBURG, S'.nul.iy. The city is ituiet. Special police have been enro'led and !i vigilance commlteee patrols ilie street, (.lie members wearing re:l armlets. It is (xpecte:! that armel lmrsru'ts "A'iU take charge of the Jagwstontci'.i rr.ino. Natives are relieving -he or dinary police or some o; their re sponsibility. The Labour party has issued a manifesto, dec aring that by impris oning strike leaders the Government has outraged the constitution. The manifesto urges a reconstitu'ion of the railway board so as to include elected representatives of the organ ised railway workers. CAPETOWN, !"mtiay. The dofence force is niar'iing the docks. Two hundred Scottish Hoisa bave been sent to Jagcrsfontcin. Armed burghers escorted 250 Basu tos from Jagersfontein tfceause of their refusal to return to work. It is exnectfd thnt the severe drought in Orangia and the stoppaje ol traf fi...
THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION. SPITTING COMMENCED IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Hamilton Spectator — 13 January 1914
THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION. COMMKNOUn BOURN13. (Wlro From Our Correspondent.) MFiIiBOURNR. Mnml.iv. The. Interstate commission opened its public sitting*; to-day in the pre sence of the Prime Minister anil a n I'm bar of departmental bonds. Mr. Piddington (chairman) set forth at kngtli the. objects of tbo. commis sion, nr.i:l snid it received 210 applic ations for tariff investigation, in ■ eluding 120 for increased or new .duties, 132 for reduction, and the lalnnce ■ for preference, bounty or ex port duty. The commission took evidence this Afternoon in suppcirt of a request for nn increase in boot 'duties.