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MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
MELBOURNE SHARE MARKET. Yesterday's quotations- of Ararat Stocks were as under : Cathcart-Buyers, 3/. "Do. (paid) Buyers, 2/9 i:sellersj 3/6. Catheart Central - Buyers, 31/9 ; sellers, 31/10.. Great Langi' Lgan-Buyers,; 3/6; sellers, 3/7 ;:sales;,3/5, 3/6. Langi Logan North-Buyers, 5/; sel Langi Logan South--Buyers, . 16/3 ; sellers, 17/3. ":'' Langi Ilogai 'Central-Buyers, 3/3; sellers, 3/6. : New' Langis Logan-Buyers, 33/3,; sellers, 33/9. :Do. (paid) -Sellers, 36/6 ". Upper :Langi Logan-Buyers, 11d d; sellers, 1/6. Catheart Victory-Buyers, 1/5; sel lers, 1/10. F. . B TRBANGWARD, . Sharebroker, Member Stock Exchange, of Melbourne, 331 Collins Street, Melbourne. (Tel. 8226.) Private telephone, Winds-r, No. 2879. GEORGE GOSSIP, Agent.
HUNTING WILD ELEPHANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
HUNTING WILD ELEPHANTS. From time immemorial (says Charles Moser in "The Century Magazine") Eastern princes have captured wild ele: phants by driving them into a stock ade and noosing them from-the backs of tamed beasts. It has been virtu ally the only means of replenishing their stables, for elephants in captivi ty do not breed well. Nevertheless, elephant kraais, the common name from Jeypore to Siam, have always been events of grewa interest and ex citement. The enormous size of the game, its inevitable danger, and the wonderful exhibition of brute intelli cination of the sport. Kraais are usually conducted by the minor prince or chieftain, who holds a feudal tenure the villages of the dis trict in which the kraal is held; and it was our privilege to be at the one last mentioned as the guests of Ratemahat meya Meduanwella, lord of the villages of Panamure and Wellawe, in the pro vince of Sabaramamuwa. The plan and strategy of an elephant kraal is very simple. A wooded coun try, ov...
GEO. PAYNE, Watchmaker, Jeweller, AND Dimond Setter, 104 STURT STREET, BALLARAT, Two Doors down Sturt Street from the Post Office, Ballarat. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
O® PRAYNEfl Watchmaker, Jeweller, AND Dimond Setter, 104 STUBT STBRET, BALLABAT, Two Doors down Start Street from the Post Office, Ballarat. Large assortment of Gold Sleeve Links, at 10/6, 12/6, 15/, 20/, and up wards. Beautiful stock of Gold Crosses, 4/6, 7/6, Id/, 15/, 20/, and upwards. Silk Ribbon Guards, gold mounted, at 16/, 20/, 25/, 30/, 35/ each. Gold Chain and Padlock Bangles at 35/, 35/, 45/, 55/, upwards. Sleeper Earrings. at 3/6, 4/6, 6/6 and 3/6 pair. Gents' Sterling Silver Chains, at 3/6, 12/6, 15/, 20/. Silver Medals and Lockets, 3/6, 5/, 7/6. Large stock of Gold Neck Chains, at 1/6, 10/, 12/6, 15/, 20/. upwards. Nickel, Gun Metal and Silver Wat hes, all prices. My 7/6, 10/, and 12/6 Jun Metal Watches are M1 regulated be Jore being offered for Sale, and guaran feed reliable. At 15/ I sell a splendidly `inished Nickel Gun Metal Watch, and' guaranteed for two years. Extra quality" Gun Metal Watches at 90/ and 25/ each. Pretty designs in Gold Bar Brooches, with names eng...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
THE BIG STORE M, ATUSPAT, AIUR TR 31, 1914. .:?D not miss this opportunity to procure Summer Drapery at Reduced Prices., H.aRPIS & CO., THE BIG STORE. Stawell Athletic Club., THIRTY-SEVENTH Easter Festival, 1914. SATURDAY AND MONDAY, 11th and 13th APRIL, 1914. £605 PRIZES. £605 A TTENDANCE last Easter,. 15,000. The Grounds and Conveniences *are nisurpassed. Easter Gift, £120. The most Extensive Sports Gathering in Australia, Walking, Running, Jump 'i\g, Vaulting,' Cycling, Racing, Quoit ?Atbh. EVENING ENTERTAIN MENT, costing £100, by First-Class Ar tists. Entries Close 9th March. SPE CIAL TRAINS from Nhill, Hopetoun, 'Marnoo, Mfaryborough, Hamilton and -'Ballirat, returning same night and 'htbpping at all stations. Excursion Fares from all parts of the State. Luncheon and Afternoon Tea Booth on the Ground; Lunch ready from 11 o'clock. Full particulars sent on ap ! plibation 'to- W. HASTINGS BELL, Secretary. Telephone '13, Stawell. UIROPEAN AGENCY. ?T HOLESALE buying agencies...
SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS. DEPORTED LEADERS' WIVES. TO RECEIVE FREE PASSAGES HOME, LONDON, Sunday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
:SOUTH AFRICAI AFFAIRS. 'D]EPORTED LEADERS'- WIVES.?' TO RECEIVE FREE PASSAGES HOMIE, LONDON, Sunday Night. The absence of any important news from South Africa has caused much comment in England, and' c is attri buted to the belief that the Union"Par liament is censoring all the newspa pers until the Indemnity Blil is passed through. It is reported that a number of La. bor leaders at the Cape endeavored by means of a fast tug to intercept the s.s. Umgeni with: the deported- men' on board as she passed the Cape. Mr J. T. Bain, 'one? of the deported leaders, has written to his wife, stating that 'he and hils colleagues have been informed that free passages to Eng land for' their wives. :and families will be allowed by the Union Government.
NATIONALISING PUBLIC UTILITIES. SIGNIFICANT MOVE IN AMERICA. WASHINGTON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
3 NATIONALISING PUBLICO UTILITIETS. S SIGNIFICANT MOVE" IN - AMERICA. WASHINGTON, Sunda.ry. Seniator Burleson, of Texas, has sube nitted-;a recommendation to the Senate in-favor of Government ownership of :elephones, teleggaphs, and wireless, ac quiring; them, at an ippraised value. '"A- movement is growing," states the Departmental Committee's report, 'throughout the United States for the abolition of such monopolies."
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
GBNERAL. The police have arrested the heads of Felix Diaz's political: organisation, on charges of plotting against President Huerta with the object of installing General Gonzales as temporary Presi dent.- It is reported that an American visitor stated that Diaz informed imm that he should wait for concessions in Mexico until he (Diaz) became Pre sident: This lends color to the belief that Diaz intended to head the insur rection. Further details with regard to the sacking of the town of Liuan-chow by .a gang of bandits states that the rob bers, who term themselves the "White Wolves," murdered Father Rich, a F'reich' missionary, and are holdinig Fathers Allain and Delataille for ran soni. Father Gibert succeeded' in ef fecting his escape., It is stated that a Freich gunboat is preparing :to pro ceed to Ankim. A serious mail robbery took plaeg on Thursday at Rostoff-on-Don, a large town in the Province of Don Cossacks. While the mails were being transferred from the train to the Post ...
SPEECH BY GOVERNMENT WHIP. BRITAIN'S INTERFERENCE DEPRECATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
SPEECH BY. GOVERNMsENT WHIP. BRITAIN'S INTERFERENCE DEPRECATED. Speaking at Clayton last night, Mr Illingworth, Jhief Liberal Whip, deprecated hasty judgment regarding ,e action taken by General Botha. .Mr Ilhingworth pointed out that the Empire was based on self-governing automonies, and any interference by tluh mother land might bring the whole fabric to ruin. Mr Illingworth added that Viscount Gladstone, as the King's represen tative, was acting on the advice of his responsible Ministers, the same as the King in Great Britain.
LORD GLADSTONE'S SPEECH. MARTIAL LAW JUSTIFIED. LABOR MEMBERS ABSENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
'.LORD GLADSTONE'S SPEECH. MARTIAL LAW JUSTIFIED. LABOR MEMBERS ABBENT. In the light of recent events, great publia. interest. was manifesi,.d in the opening. of - the Union Parliament "on Friday, and the speech. of the .Govern nor-General (Lord .Gladstone) aiid the succeeding ;debate in the?.House. were awaited::eagerly. The Lablor mIembers were'absent from the Chamber en bloc. during the speech of "the Governor General. .. - . -The speech indicated that the pre sent session at Parliament would be a short .one, .as, owing to the state of publie feeling only pressing legislation would be -taken in. hand. His Ex cellency referred to the great industrial unrest through which South Africa had passed, and 'to .,the,. extension of the strike to all sections of industrial workers, which had convinced his Min isters ,that the safety and well-being of the iUnion made martial law impera tive; The rapidity. of mobilisation of the troops was gratifying, and an ef fective:display of force had b...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. SHIPPIG DISASTER. GERMAN BOAT SINKS. IN SIGHT OF HARBOR. LONDON, Sunday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
OABLEGRAMS. ZUTEEB'S SP3CIALB. SHIPPING DISASTEB. GERMAN BOAT ?iNKS. IN SIGHT. OF, HARBOR. LONDON, Sunday Night. Another shipping disaster is report ed, accompanied by loss of life. The German ship Hero, bound for Falmouth, sank off Nero Point, in sight of her destination. Nineteen of the crew were drowned. LONDON, Later. Further details show that the Hero struck the rocks. The boat was launched and the captain and 15 men went in it, but it was lost in the heavy seas. Five other men launched a second boat, but this was also swamped. The men managed to get back on to the wreck, where there were three other men, who had refused to leave. The first mate lashed himself to the mast and blew his whistle for help until the waves overwhelmed hini. The seas washed three other men off the decks, and the .Falmouth lifeboat rescued five.
NEW LOANS. SOUTH AUSTRALIA-SEEKS £2,000,000. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
NEW LOANS. SOUTH AUSTRALIA- SEEKS £2,000,000. LONDON, Friday. The South Australian Government hnas issued:.a 4 per . cent. .? oa of 2,000,000 at par. LARGE PRUSSIAN LOAN. SUBSCRIBED 72 FOLD.. BERLIN,,Friday.; The Prussian loan of £17,500,000, ,vhich was issued. at 4 per -ecent., .as met with' extraordinary: success. The loan has been subscribed no :ifewer than-72 fold. -
WIRELESS OPERATOR'S HEROISM. HIS LIFE FOR A WOMAN'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
,VIRELESS OPERATOR'S. HEROISM. HIS LIFE FOR A WOMAN'S. - Halkin, the chief wireless operator m board the Monroe, provided himself vitn a lifebelt. He saw a woman with ,ut one, and heroically gave up his ana .vent down witn the ship. DEATHS FROM COLD. Several passengers clothed in night ;arb :-were unable to bear the. effects ,f the chilly water,, and died aboard .he Nantucket before reaching land. Altogeoner Ir is known that 91 people .vere saved, of whom 36 were passen gers. The. heavy, loss of life is attributed .o the Monroe's beam ending perevent ng the boat rirom being launched. The cries of the frantic survivors aided. the rescuers, .the fog being so .hick that the Nantucket's searecllgat .ould not pierce it.
RECORD LONDON RUSH. £18,000,000 IN A MONTH. MONEY AT ONE PER CENT. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
_RECORD LONDON: RUSH. S £18,000,6000 IN A MONTH. -MONEY AT ONE PER UENT. LONDON, Sunday. During the month of January loans isn the1 Englihs m'arket to Canada, Aus tralia, and India, and railways of Canada and India, exceeded £18,000,000 compared with 6k millions sterling last January. The Westminster "Gazette"' says: !' It is difficult to recall when there was such a movement as at present in. the money market. Large houses are buying the best class securities in blocks of 50,000 or 100,000, instead of in blocks of 20,000." The ' 'Gazette'' adds :-" This is being repeated day after day, and money is being lent in the open market as low as one per cent. while the discounts are below two per cent."