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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
DEATH. STEVENS. - On the 25th January, at 131 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Susan, relict of the late James Ste- vens, and beloved mother of James, W.A.; Mrs A. Jackson,. Footscray; Mirs M'Nidder; Wonthaggi ; Mrs Bade, Wellington, N.Z.; Mrs Emery, Auckland, N.Z.; Ernest, N.S.W.; Lonie, N.S.W. ; Mrs Wynie, Cam- berwell. A patient sufferer at rest.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
OBITUARY. MR THOMAS R. DUNGEY. Old residents of the district will learn with regret of the death of Mr Thomas B. Dungey, a Once well known business man of Ararat. The sad event occurred at his son's residence, Oak- leigh, on Sunday. The deceased was the father of Inspector Dungey, of the Victorian Police Force, He for some years resided in Ararat, and when here married a sister of Mr John Basham, &nbsp; of this town, the relict of the late L. Edwards. He was manager of the Ararat Company's Flour Mill, and he won the world's championship for &nbsp; flour at the Philadelphia Exhibition &nbsp; the medal he received being now in the Ararat Museum. He leaves family of five sons and two daughters.
SOCIAL NOTES. GROSSMANN—WISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. GROSSMANN-WISE. Avery pretty wedding was celebrat- ed at St. James' Church of England, Majorca, last month, the bridegroom be ing Mr Frank Grossmann, of Ararat, (late of Talbot, youngest son of the late Mr Henry and Mrs Grossman, of Talbot), and the bride, Miss Lydia E. Wise, eldest daughter' of Mr and Mrs George W. Wise, of Majorca. The bride, who was given away by her fa- ther, wore a very handsome frock of white silk, with silk trimmings and &nbsp; orange blossom, with the usual wreath and veil, and carried a handsome shower bouquet. She was attended by her sister, Miss Ethel F. Wise, who wore a pretty frock of cream embroid- ered veil, with handsome shower bou- quet and orange blossom. The best man was Mr Charles Tysoe, of Kerang. The wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. Francis J. Betts. The church was nicely decorated by the friends of the bride and members of the church, of which the bride had been organist, of late. Mrs White, of Maryborough, offi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
SUSINESS DZIRETOAVI DVEIRTISER7GENERAL PRINIING A OFFICE, Ligar:streeti, Arat. Idr THEO. G. GRIANO, larrister.nt-laiw, Has Rtmoved his Office to directly, OPPOs8rrII TH BANK OE NbW SOU 'H :WALES A Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Western Australia for taking affidavits in Victoria. MR H. E. WE B B, solicitor, &c., Opposite the Court louse, Cowuisasione of Viotoria, STE1VAuT W. tIvii, L.L.MI B0 P-'STII AND aOOItITOI?. COMMERCIAL HOTEL -BUILDINGS BARKLY STREET ARARAT. .Moneys to lend of Freehold and Lease hold Securities. [A caRD.] MR ADIIAN A ddlJdAST? LL. , BAglcatiakt AN) SOLICiTOOB,_ Barily Street, Ararat, U NTIL lately conducting the prae. tice of Mr F. H. ?eles, is con= tinuing to reside and Practice at, Arna rat, and has removed to the office lately occupied by MIr HI. Dodd. Visits Willaura let and 3rd Friday ia . Am iW Itt,,_.; .AROHITECT, BANFIELD 81? LEI, ARARtAT. I LANS and Spec?iacationa prepared for all clases ofel buildings. Olders will re eare prompt attenti...
ARARAT POLICE COURT. A MIXED LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
ARARAT POLICE COURT. A MIXED LIST. Mr E. -Harrison PM., presided at the 'Ararat 'Police Court yesterday morning, when a number of cases were dealt with. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. Constable -Ranson proceeded against Daniel Cocks on a charge of being drunk and disorderly in Barkly street on Saturday night. The constable stated that Cocks was a nuisance when he got drink in, and had been before the court the previous week. As he had-been locked up since his arrest, he was discharged with a caution. FEEDING PONIES.: W. B. Gilchrist sued William Ward, claiming the sum of £11/15,' for the keep and feed of two ponies at 15/. per week each. Mr Low appeared for the plaintiff, and there was no appear ance of defendant Plaintiff stated .that, he was the li censee of Scott's Hotel. He made a request to the defendant for the &nbsp; amount, when he was offered £2 on account, but he would not take it. An order was made for the amount, with £1/6 costs, in default distress. DEBT CASE. F. W. Will...
PUBLIC HALL AT MOYSTON. OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 3 February 1914
PUBLIC HALL AT MOYSTON OFFICIAL -OPENING CEREMONY. :.. (From our own Correspondent.) -Friday last was a red letter day at the old mining township of Moyston, tne occasion being the official opening of the new public hall,: the 'task of erecting which was entrusted to Messrs M'Arthur, and Son, of Ararat, who car ried out their work to the great satis faction- of the trustees of the build ing. The event, which took the form of a concert and- dance, was eagerly looked forward to by not only resi dents of the town itself, bit by those settled in all the surrounding districts; consequently it was only to be expect ed that there would be a large gather ing on the occasion. In fact the little township had not been so lively for &nbsp; some considerable time past. Before referring to the evening's programme, a-- short description of the building would not be out of place. The outside dimensions of the structure are 60 feet by 28 feet, and there is a stage 15 feet by -28 feet, with t...
NOBLE BEQUEST. £200,000 TO A COLLEGE. LORD STRATHCONA'S WILL. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
NOBLE BEQUEST. £200,000 TO A COLLEGE. LORD STRATHCONA'S WILL. LONDON, Monday. The will of the late Lord Stratheona has been lodged for probate purposes. The late High Commissioner loeft his Scottish estate and £500,000 to the heirs succeeding to the title. The.re sidue was bequeathed to his daughter (who has become Lady Stratheona in her own right) subject to many legacies to educational, charitable, and religious institutions. The bequests in this re spect included £200,000 for the Vie toria College at Montreal, and £100,000 each to the Victoria Hosplital-at'Mon treal and Yale. (U.S.A.) University. His Majesty thd King has arranged that the laborers. employed -on his Sandringham and other estates shall receive a regular Saturday half-holiday, and continuity of employment, rain or shine. His' Majesty has also provided for a minimum wage of.16/ being paid to the men; this amount is -2/ above the ruling wage of the neighborhood. The majority of the laborers on the Royal estates alread...
HOME RULE. FORCING AN ELECTION. UNIONIST PREPARATIONS. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
HOME RULE. FORCING AN ELECTION. UNIONIST PREPARATIONS. LONDON, Monday. The Parliamentary correspondent of the. "Daily News and Leader" makes a statement to-day which serves to show that some credence may be placed on the reports current of late that a general election in Great Britain is likely to take place shortly. The correspondent declares that the Unionists have issued a circular to their agents advising them to prepare for an election in May. He adds that the Opposition contemplate bringing Parliament to an end before May, pos sibly by means of disorder in the House of Commons, or by the House of Lords suspending the Army Annual Bill. The correspondent advises supporters of Irish Home Rule, especially the Na tionalists, to abandon provocative speeches, imputing that Ulster is "bluffing," and to follow the more conciliatory forms of speech of the Go vernment. He declares that the pre sent situation of Ulster is one of dan ger. -
The Ararat Advertiser THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
EST d.f\ 1857, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1914. The Council of the Shire of Ararat will hold its monthly meeting at the Shire Hall to-day. I The meeting of the Ararat Borough Council did not terminate till just half past eleven o'clock last night. Several matters that -councillors intended to bring forward were kept back owing to the lateness of the hour. - 'A meeting of those interested in the Ararat Charities Carnival will be held at the" Mechanics' Institute to-morrow evening, at eight o'clock. As the busi ness is of an important nature, a large attendance is desired. The London correspondent of the •'Herald" cables that Mrs L. Harcourt wife of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, will present -Miss Ruth Forbes, of Maroona, and Miss Doris Cumming, of Camperdown, on 14th February. SAeriountBe await F'ayi'ernt at-l AXra rat Sub-tre6s uiy for the followlijg: J. M'Namara, P.-J;- Bonnin, G. Har riott, J. Hillman '(2), A. G.- Hutchin son,. T. Impey, J.: R: i Matthews,' N M'Donald,. H LE...
DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT. REVOLUTION THREATENED. CAPETOWN, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT. REVOLUTION THREATENED. CAPETOWN, Tuesday. In his speech in the Union Assembly yesterday, Mr F. ?. Creswell, leader of the 'Labor party, argued thlat not a single act committed by the strikers justified the proclamation of martial law. Botha and his colleagues were the real criminals; they were plotters of violence and were guilty of brigand. age. Mr Andrews said that the burghers were totally undisciplined. They had, he said, resorted to violence and sjam boked unoffending people in the streets. Mr Haggar said the movement had not been crushed. He predicted a re volution, when the weapons -would be on the side of the revolutionaries and not the Government. The Opposition awaited Mr Smuts' defence, but the Government refused to be drawn into a deliate until the se cond reading of the bill is moved on Wednesday. CHARGES AGAINST THE MEN. The bill charges the deported leaders with having created unrest, fomenting strife, and inciting the wage earners to unlawfully ...
THE ELECTRIC LIGHT. MORE ACTIVITY TO BE SHOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
THE ELECTRIC LIGHT. MORE ACTIVITY TO BE SHOWS. Last nigut at the meeting of the Ararat Borough Council, Cr Irwin re ferred to the lack of interest that wai being taken in electric light matters by the members of the council, an1 said that he was very much disposed to throw up the council and everything else. He stated :that at first there was a committee appointed from the council to attend to these matters, but owing to several of the councillors be being dissatisfied the whole of the mem bers of the council were appointed an Electric Light Committee. What he wanted now was a sub-committee of three councillors to be appointed to o into the whole question and put he 'scheme on a more solid basis and report to the full committee. He complained about the small amount of current consumed by the Hospital for the Insane, and said that Dr Jones should be interviewed by the sub-com mittee, if deemed necessary. Cr Brandt agreed ?ith the retnrka of Cr Irwini. He felt somewhat fear ful of the...
ATTEMPT TO INTERCEPT UMGENI. TUG TWO HOURS LATE. CAPETOWN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
ATTEMPT TO INTERCEPT JMGENI: : TUG TWO'HOURS LATE. CAPETOWN?, Monday. Mr F. H. Creswell, "M.H.A., with the advocate who is. acting on behalf of.the deported Labor leaders, made an attempt to intercept the s.s. Umigeni to-day, when the steamer was duoe near Capetown. -Chartering a tug, the cou. ple proceeded to sea, but they were two hours late, and the Umgeni was not in sight. The object of aMr Creswell anid his companion in attemptiig" to meet the vessel was to oblige the cap tain to release or to forcibly detain his passengers. Elaborate precautioni had been taken to rescue the deported ones in the event of their endeavoring to escape by jumping overboard.
ARARAT WATER SUPPLY. MATTER AGAIN BEFORE BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
.ABABAT WATER SUPPLY. MATTER AGAIN BEFORE BOR - 1JUGU COUNCII.T At the meeting of the Ararat Bor ough Council last night, the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission forwarded a memorandum furnished by Mr T. Murray, C.E., regarding the water supply service at Ararat. The Commission suggested that in the in terests of the inhabitants, measures be taken to regulate and conserve the supply, of water so that all midy con. tinue to receive a share of the flow available, and, if possible, maintain sufficient-quantity until the next rains in the autumn and ensuing winter. The report from Mr Murray was as follows:--" With reference to visit with Mr H. V. Champion, M.C.E., to the Ararat waterworks, on the 29th, 30th and 31st December, the following par ticulars as to tne supply are furnished. MIt. Cole and Langi Ghiran dams were each nearly full together holding 33 mil lions out of a total capacity of 35 mil lion gallons. Oliver's Gully- reservoir retained 11 millions out of a full supply o...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. DEPORTED STRIKERS. INDEMNITY BILL. READ A FIRST TIME. OPPOSITION IN FAVOR. CAPETOWN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
C. ABLEGRAMS. 5EPORTED STRI$$ERS .. INDEMNITY BILL. -READ A FIRST TIME. OPPOSITION IN FAVOR. 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 tne debate following the introduction of the Indemnity Bill. All members appeared to be in an excited condition. The Speaker would not allow a La bor motion for the adjournment of the House, with a view of instructing the Government to order- the interception of.the steamer Umgeni. "Mr J. C. Smuts, Minister of Finance and Defence, moved for leave to in troduce an Indemnity Bill. Sir Thomas Smartt; leader of the Oppositioh,saidl that:h did not desire to appo.e- the bill,' because it was the duty:of -the e:Government to maintain law:-and _order" at all:b azards, but-Mr Smats should '.first have- explained .his reason for: the' introduction .sf martial law and his actions.under that:law.' - An amendment moved by EMr GCres w...
ROSSBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
ROSSBRIDGE. The committee of the Presbyterian Church have decided to purchase a new organ for the building, and a high class instrument will be secured at an early -date. Extensive renovations to the buildings and stables, which were bad ly knocked about in a recent storm will also be carried out. The State School Committee have carried out some much needed improve. ments and alterations to the buildings and grounds, and have also purchased a rain gauge for school use. With the exception of threshing operations, the harvest is concluded, and has been fairly satisfactory. A threshing machine is expected in a few days to deal with the oat stacks. Whilst descending a steep hill on the Moyston-Maroona road a buggy, con. taining the Misses Gould and Mackin. non and Mr Bryant, was completely overturned, and the occupants thrown heavily on the roadway. Fortunately no serious injuries were sustained by any of the party.
ARARAT GAS COMPANY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 5 February 1914
AIAUAT QAS COMPANY. "HALk-YEALY- -MEIE iG The half-ytearlysneietinx o share holders in the. above company .was held at Mooiiey's -Arara?. .lotel on Tuesday evening last.. There was a limited attendance of shareholders, and the business was of a.. purely formal character. The notice convening. the. meeting having been read, the. minutes of the last half-yearly meeting were confirmed. The annual report and balance sheet a were submitted, the former being as under :- e Your directois have much pileasure iu P submitting their forty,-fifth report, to gether with tue balance sheet and state- n ment of receipts and expenditure for c the year ended the 31st December, 1913. Shareholders are reminded that the year b passed through has been a critical one, 1 by reason of the opening in June last G of the Borough Electric Light works o and the consequent loss of the lighting of the Hospital for Insane and the pub-. lie lamps of the town. Your directors ti have pleasure in stating that in conse ...