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LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
LADIES' COLUIMN. €.- (By " Ambrosine"). The skirt is going to hall-mark the dr es--is, in fact., doing this now. I can only offer one opinion: that the spring-spread hip is going to be con demned by all except. extremists. Hav ing said that I glance at the blouse-I refer to the dominating note. In this department we have everything that is beautiful, and very little that calls for condemnation. 'he frill has grown like a. flower--bud to bloom. Bit by bit the Medici has expanded till we are one remove from an irregularly formed ruff. The swelled front, which is outlined with a frill is to be exploited. frill to short sleeve in keeping, or to longer in the form of an hour-glass. The designers the other side of the world are nothing if not resourceful to names. The wrist-frill, which is drawn in at centre witlh ribbon, is very aptly described. Buttons are an eteet-ra we shall see in less striking form. While plenty may be used, either for use or decoration, they will be of much reduced...
QUEENSLAND'S PREMIER. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
QtUEEN SLANDS RE IE LONDON, WFrSEDMeD.L. Mr Denham, Premier of Qteens land, to-day received twenty: London journalists. Hie described Queens land's position and prospects, and referred to the great possibilities of export trade with America, es pecially of fruit, when the Panamu,2 Canal was opened. He emphasized the fact that Brisbane was the nearest Australian port to Pa~nama. He explained that Queensland was borrowing in order to baild rail ways and other reproductive work, and that the proceeds of the loans would be largely spent in En' land in the purchase of material.
LIVERPOOL MURDER. SUMNER CROSS-EXAMINED. GRUESOME DETAILS. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
LIVERPOOL MURDER. SUMNER CROSS-EX AMINED. GRUESOME DETAILS. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. The trial of the two young men, George Sumner and Samuel Angelo Eltoft, charged with the murder of Miss Bradfield, was continued at Liverpool to-day. In evidence yesterday the accused Sumner stated that he saw a man hit Miss Bradfield with a marling-h spike, and that this man threatened to kill him (Sumner) with a re volver. To-day Sumner was cooi and alert, and during his cross-earmina tion displayed marked capacity for amplifying in detail and explaining every doubtful point. Questioned how the murderer was able to indict the terrible injuries while threaten ing him with z revolver, Sumner suggested tha tanother man was are sent whom he did not see. Witness said he did not go to the front door and shout " police " be cause he was half dead with fright. When Eltoft came he told him the story, and they decided that the body should be concealed, Witness took the body by the head and Eltoit by the feet, and...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
DEATH. HAnRRIGTOS.-On 4th February, at his residence, " Bantry," Railway Parade, Maryborough, Patrick Henry, beloved husband of Margaret Harrington. Aged 78 years 10 months. (Late of Victorian Railway-). The funeral will leave his late resi dence at 3 p.m. TO-DAY (Friday), for the Maryborough Cemetery. T. CASEY & SON, Undertakers. FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 1914,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
•- -.,: ..-%:: LUCAS'S BIG SALEI· U ?. A Money-Saving Opportunity I :FOR THREFY ·PEOPLF. . (UR every effort. since Christmas has been bent in preparations for mak ig this Sale the most stock-reducing eentin our history. Every line throughout o?u huge stoch of a seasonable character we have ruth essly price-pruned, and many end-of eason purchases from Melbourne manu acturers will be sold At Less than they cost to produce. Every-day staple Goods, su.h. :as HOUSEHOLD LINENS, .otwithstanding late cabled advances of prices in the home markets, will be sub stantially redue,7 and be.rziŽg in mind the fact that Oni goods came direct to us rom the looms iaud are b-ught for prompt caseb, no city house with their big expenses can afford to serve you as heaply as we can and will. si• . SEE ova : ... . " S N OUR ./?: :. ,?. If one has niot ben deliverel at your door, a word and we will mail you one. SHoP I TH8 MOtNINGS, • - .: .._ :.' . .. .:.. . "/: i·. - . _ t, M " t ernoons will be Crowded. (...
REUTER'S CABLES. SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. THE GOVERNMENT'S DEFENCE CAPETOWN, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
REUTE g'S CABLES. SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. THE GOVERNMENT'S DEFENCE CAPETOWN, WEDNESDAY. The House of Assembly was crowded this afternoon, when the Minister of Defence, Gbneral Smuts, moved the second reading of the bill indemnifying the Government for its actions during the period of martial law. General Smuts spoke for four hours in vindication of the action of the Government. He emphasised the fact that the syndicalist character of the agitation compelled the Government to mobilise a larger army than that of the South African republics at the time of the outbreak of the Boer war. He reviewed the events of the strike of July last and the speeches of the deported men since, and accused Bain of inciting the natives to strike. General Smuts will finish his speech on Thursday.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
No movement was ever fairly con demned because of the fanatical zeal of its extremists. Its credentials and aspirations are examined dis passionately by the silent and thoughtful mass of citizens who held aloof from strife, and who are the reserve of considered power that in time of grave danger decide the issue and shape the course of a nation. They pay no slavish tribute to any political party in particular. Their concern is the national welfare and well-being. And with them, in the last analysis, rests the hope of the democracy. They are neither politically dominated nor press ridden; and they are in no fear at all of the warring sections in the community that perennially set society at defiance. They are the class of citizens that can always be relied upon to repeat the insistent lesson they enforced upon the Brisbane syndicaliste ; and to effec tively deal through the franchise with any class oligarchy. It is the class that, at this moment and for three years past, has begun to...
Apple Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR PERFECT PACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Apple Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR PERFECT: PACKING. It frequently requires 'a nice judg ment to determine ,the proper time for picking apples. If picked too soon the fruit will. be undersized and poorly col ored, thus injuring seriously both its quality:.and appearance in ,the pack age. If allowed to hang on too~,long, its keeping quality :is-.impaired and danger of loss: by iigh. winds is multi plied. :No definite. rul?6ean? be .:laid down as tq-time of picking. When the fruit, on being twisted one-half around will snap: clenlyy from the spui- without breaking the stem; it should be picked. Red apples:- areusially .,picked when they have assiined a nornial: colour, and yellow apples, when: they have at tained. the = proper' size and the seeds become browned. There are great dif ferenoes, however, between varieties. The Jonathap: must be pioked as soon a3 colored or it will not keep in stor-. age, the Red Astrachan becomes mealy and often cracks when left foir even a day o...
Sees all Things Reversed [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Sees all Things Reversed A boy who sees everything :upside down, writes from right to left, in verts all his letters and figures, and draws and copies, any objects. the wrong way up, has been discovered? at: CheŽster lo Street, Durlham. .:-:He is 65 years old, and his case presents many similarities to that of an American bo?? reported recently. In an interview with the boy's teaoh er, a pressman obtained an idea of -the pcculiar working, oftlie boy's mind. Nu: only does lie write upside :down, 'th teacher said; liut he:also sees up-i ..d. down. For instance, if he has to wr-ite a small "h" the :result is asi "y", ritten backwards; that -is to say, he '` commences to form the i letter at .thei tail end and work.backwards;. :The -ar.e operation :takes plaoe, when "he'i forims the letter. "u" or "m," the ef-f i.:ct being that-- the letters are written n" and "w" respectively. His mind acts in .a- similar topsy turvey manner when:he:is set: to copy any figure or outline drawing. His re...
MARYBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
MARYBOROUGHR TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. Name. mo. " Advertiser" Office ... ... 11 Albion Hotel .. .. ... 29 .:Bank of Victoria .. ... ... 53 Bennell, C. B. (seniorlineman)... 63 Bennett, John ... ..... 44 Brewery (and private residence) 12 Brownbill, G. M.... .. ... 49 Burge, H. : .. ... ..... 50 Bull and Month hotel ... ... 2 Cleary, J;. N.... .. ... . ... 8 Colman and Lardner .. .. 89 Commercial Hotel .... ... 67 Court House ,; ... .. . 45 Cox, J. B. ... ... ... 21 Crameri, E.... ... . .. 22 Crooks, J. B, ... ... ... 70 Davey, Noah... ... ... 62 Davies, I... ... ... .. 57 Deane, Dr. E. W. ... ...,, 23 Douglass and Son (F. Fisher) ... 17 Edwards and Co. ... ...... 11 Fire Brigade... ....... ... 31 Flour Mills and :Mr. Land's pri vate residence ... ... .. 47 Garde, Dr G. E. ... ... ... 26 Gas Company . ... ... 61 Green, W..:. ......... ...7 Grigg, H., and Oo.. .... ... 37 Harris, I. . ..... ... 6 Herring,`B ES S... ... . ..- 41 Howlett and Black..; .. ...; .. Hospital ...
TRANSVAAL DIVIDENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
TRANSVAAL DIVIDENDS. With the dividends distributed in 191. by the Transvaal gold-min ing companies the aggregate return to shareholders since the discovery of this wonderful field is brought up to £100,000.000. The coumpilat ion made by the " Financial Timnes" gives the total payments for 191_ as £8,516,956, as compared with £8,210,362 in 1912 and £S,,06,4-37 in 1911. In view of the serious dislocation of the industry through labor troubles about the middle of last year, it would not have been surprising had the total payments fallen short of the 1912 figures. In stead, however, an increase of £306,594 is shown, The chief con tributor to the total was the Crown mines with a sum of £1,034,116, which is the same as the payment for the previous year, and represents a return of 110 per cent. on the capital of the company. Even that large payments left a surpius of estimated earnings of £253.7?4. The East Rand comes second on the list with a total distribution of £611,474, or the same a...
STAWELL QUARTZ MINES. WEST AUSTRALIAN OPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
STAWiELL QUARTZ MINES. WEST AUSTRALIAN OPTION. Negotiations have been concluded. between Mr i. Hamilton, general, manager of the Great Boulder Pro pirietary, W\est Australia, and the. owners of a group of Stawell mines, including the Magdaclacum-Moon light., for an option, with a view to purchasing. There is much need of a stimulating influence in Vietorian quartz-mining at present, when the talk of closing down o!d atd well known mines is so frequently heard. The Great Boulder Company has been on the look-out for a uroperty for some time, several properties in Western Australia having been examined and declined. '1So far, possibly to the regret of the com pany's officials, no \W 'stern. Austra lian property has come up to re quirements, and whtn the SItwel group of properties w:r brought under his notice, Mr Hamilton wvs impressed with their pno sibiLtie . Though the idea of a Victorian mine being considered by the Great Boulder Company may come in for criticism in some quariers, i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
SENSATIONAL SALE IS NOW BEING HELD. BGREAT preparations have been made to make this the most successful effort Syet'ttempted at Clearing Out Stocks of all kinds. ::: ach department has its quota of what we term SENSATIONAL BARGAINS. AT MARVELLOUSLY REDUCED PRICES: COSTUMES, DRES O BEING CLEARED AT ABOUT HALF-PRICE. LINEN AND COTTON GOODS, AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. IN THE CLOTH ' MERCERY SORE. : THE ,BARGAINS are Very Interesting. M EN'S, YOUTHS', and BOYS' SUITS, at Reduced Prices. 'HATS, SHIRTS, SCARFS, BRACES, etc., at Gift Prices; Shop early inthe da s void the inevitable crush usual -duing1 the, afternoon. 0 Bntsiness Notices. NEW YEAR GIFTS: ..--104 .4 JewAel 9do rnmi ent Apart from its pleasing at tractiveness, is always as sociated with events of more than. ordinary importance. I Your choice frorm .our ex tensive variety of- .---- ash onable Jeweltery * the most up-to-date stock in the States.. We import direct, securing First Quality Gems, with perfect worklmanahip a featur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Our GREAT SALVAGE SALE is held over, when due notice will be given. Beet Bacon, 6%d per lb. Preserved Tomatoes, 6d tin. Preserved Pine Apple, 73d. Preserved Apricots, 7ýd. Mildura Raisins, 43d lb. Essence Lemon, Raspberry, Vanilla, etc., 4d bottle. Oatmeal and Glycerine Soap, highly recommended by Dr Emily Ryder, 6d tablet. Sheep Tongues, 8d tin. Muscatel Table Raisins, 6d packet. Kippered Herrings, 3d tin. Lime Juice, 73,d bottle. Raspberry Vinegar, - 10,d bottle, or 3 qottles for 2s 6d. Butter Coolers, is each. Best quality Jam, 6d tin. Maltonic Bitter. Beer, Ginger Beer, Shandy Gaff Powders, 6d pkt. Powdered Milk, 6d lb. Wallnuts, 10d lb. Shop B. 4 9 from 1st January, '14. Yours for Cash, BERT EARL & 00, It is good value, and the thorough at tention devoted to every order left at R. H. LAImD's EXCELSIOR GROCERY STORE, NOLAN-STr8uET, MARYBOROUGH, that has established the store so firmly in the favor of the general public. The freshest, the purest, and the most wholesomehig...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL. The Maryborough Borough Coun cil met last evening. Present-The Mayor (Cr. H. E. Williams), and Crs. Casey, Hubble, Solomon, Frost, Green, Giddings, M'Donagh, and Lewtas. In the absence on holidays of the Town Clerk (Mr H. N. Phillips), the secretarial work was attended to by Mr F. T. Outtrim. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Provincial Electric De velopment Co., intimating (in re ply to the council's inquiry) that the specifications for establishing a plant in Maryborough were now being tendered for, and other matters arranged. The secretary (Mr W. Lascelles) would visit the town shortly. From Defence department, ex pressing appreciation of the council's desire to have a military encamp ment at bMaryborough, which would receive consideration later. The pre sent year was already arranged for. From State Treasurer, forwarding account for £50, proportion of en dowment to municipalities. From Borough of Castlemaine, in quiring if children's playgrounds were established in Maryb...
MINING NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
MINING NEW . THE SHARIEMAP ..iKE'i'. Mr Noah Davey, stock and sharebroker, High-street, M1aryborough, reports the following closing quotations at the last. meetings of the Mieibourne and Ballarat stock exchanges yesterday afternoon: IN V ESTM E NTS. Arnalg. Zinc-s 30/ ARARAT 1)ISTRICT. Cat.hcart-b 3!, s 3/3, Sales 3/1 Catheart Central-b 33/3, s 33/0, tales 33/3 Cathcart Victory-s 1/9 Central Langi-b 3/, a ,1/ Great Langi-b 3/, a 3/I Langi N.--b 4-9, a 4/9, sales 1/9, 4/S Langi S.-b 1.1/, a 16/ Langi S. (paid) -b 13/9, a 16/6 New Lamri--b 31/3, a 31/6, sales 31/, 31/7;., 3:/ Upper Langi-b 9d Upper Langi (paid)--b 2/6 BEAUFIURT lI STRlICT. Beaufort Deep Lead--b 2i6, a 2/8, sales 2/7 Hope-b 10/, a 14/ Hope Ext.--b 31, ? ,/7 Hope N.-b 12/3, a 12(9 Hope Ixt. W.-- 1/3 Hope ixt. W. paid)--b 1/, a 1/3 iALLAR A'FT: DIlST_'RItUlt. Llanberris No. 1-- 7/6 I?tRRIN(iA. AND l SCAKSDAIE. Birthday Tunnel -b 3/8, 3 3/10, sales 3/10, 3/9 Golden Reefs-b 2/1, a 2/2, sales 2/2 New Jubilee--a 3/ Scarsdale...
SWIMMING CLUB. SUCCESSFUL CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
SWIMMING CLUB. ------- SUCCESSFUL CARNIVAL. Consequent on the postponement of their second carnival, the Mary borough Swimming Club had the good fortune to experience ideal weather on Wednesday evening. As a result there was an excellent attendance of the public, the baths being apparently noted the coolest place on such a close night. The gate takings amounted to £10, which, of course, does not include members tickets. Taken on the whole, the carnival may be said to have been a success. At the present time Maryborough is as short of good swimmers as it is of good pedestrians. A few years ago the Swimming Club carnivals were equal to any up-country, and this, to a large extent was due to the quality of the swimmers the town produced. Such sterling per formers as W. H. Finney (who, by the way, was recently beaten only by inches for the breast-stroke championship of Australia)-Fred Heriot, Alf. Outtrim, Alf. Monks, Jim La Roche, Wm. Smith, and other good men who figured in con tests o...
GENERAL NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
GENERAL NEWS, Last week a thief entered the vestry at St. Paul's -Church, Clunes, and carried away half a bottle of Communion wine. The theft is at tributed to one of the numerous tramps who have visited the town during the past week. Those who believe in the divining rod have received a shock to their faith. On "Mr S. H. Wilmott's pro perty, at Yarraman, N.S.W., several expert diviners pronounced a certain spot to be waterless, but the owners decided to sink. A splendid supply of good water was struck at 140ft., the water rising over 100ft. in the bore. " Nearly 100deg. in the shade; no fruit for sick ; by act of Parliament no fruit will be sold in this shop to day; fruit luncheons, salads and strawberries and cream can be ob tained in the cafe as usual." By this and similar announcements in the windows in certain city shops in Melbourne on Wednesday, the public was made aware that retail fruiterers were out on holiday, and fruit could not be bought within a ten-mile radius of the ...