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BALLARAT TRUSTEES CO. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. HIGHLY SATISFACTORY TERM. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
BALLARAT TRUSTEES CO. ---«--- HALF-YEARLY MEETING. HIGHLY SATISFACTORY TERM. The half-yearly meeting of share holders in the Ballarat Trustees Executors and Agency Co. was held on Wednesday afternoon at the company's office in Camp-street, Ballarat. Mr John M'Leod pre sided. Directors' Report.-The following report was presented :-The net profit for the half-year amounts to £1930 8s 6d, which with the sum of £588 6s 5d brought forward from last half-year, brings the amount to be dealt with to £2518 14s 11d. Your directors recommend that this amount should be applied and divided as follows :-In payment of a dividend of 5 per cent., £1000 ; in payment of bonus at 1 per cent, £200; in payment to the reserve fund, £500; in reduction of cost of office furniture, £72 6s 10d ; in re duction of cost of freehold property, £100; in carrying forward to next half-year, £646 8s d ; total, £2518 14s 11d. The value of the trust properties and funds now being ad ministered by the company total £1,78...
STATE PARLIAMENT. ALL-NIGHT SITTING. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
STATE PARLIAMEINT. ALL-NIGHT SITTING. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. Determined to close Parliamentary proceedings this week, the Watt Government kept the Legislative Assembly considering the estimates all through Wednesday night. Messrs Webber, Hannah, and Cotter, who were championing the asylum attendants, made futile attempts in the small hours of the morning to have the debate adjourned. About a quarter-past two, while Mr Cotter was speaking, Ministers had the galleries cleared, on a vote of 25 to 13. At 7.30 the acting chairman, Mr Soily, announced he would leave the chair until 9 o'clock, when re porters were again admitted. During the interval the bells were repeatedly rung for a quorum, but the net result of the late sitting was sixpence extra a day to the police, from 1st July last. On the Education estimates, Mr Elmslie moved the reduction of the vote by £1 in order to advocate the claims of female teachers to equal pay with male teachers. The motion was defeated. Mr J. W. Billson t...
COUNCIL VARIANCES. A STORMY DISCUSSION. MEETING BREAKS UP. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
COUNCIL VARIANCES. A STORMY DISCUSSION. MEETING BREAKS UP. Last evening the bi-monthly meet ing of the M ary or;,ough Borough Council broke up in disorder while a debate was proceeding and the motion that formed the subject of discussion was not voted on. This resolution was an order of the day by Cr. Giddings, couched as fol lows :-" That this council proceeds to float a loan on the credit of the Mayor, councillors, and burgesses of the borough of Maryborough, by the issue of debentures bearing interest at the rate of 44 per cent. per an num, for the purpose of laying a wooden water-main from the old re servoir to Prince's Park and streets within the borough, and other per manent works in accordance with the provisions of the Local Govern ment Act." For a long time this motion was debated, argument 3 wax ing warmer and warmer, until councillors became as hot as the weather, and the meeting broke up unceremoniously. In opening the debate, Cr. Gid dings said he was sure the matter di...
AMUSEMENTS. COLISEUM PICTURE GARDENS. TO-NIGHT'S FEATURES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
AMUSEMENTS. COLISEUM PICTURE GARDENS. TO-NIGHT'S FEATURES. The star picture for to-night at the Coliseum Picture Gardens is a thril ling.. war drama, entitled, "An orphan of war." The plot is based on one of those sensational feuds which take place between families in West Virginia, and is full of exciting passages. John Waldron, a giant mountaineer, of West Vir ginia, is in sympathy with the North in the civil war with the South, and is hated by his neighbors. His son, a bright little lad, has been brought up to have a deep regard for the cause to which his father is attached. The father is attacked by the neighbors, and a fierce struggle ensues. He finally escapes, and hides in the hills. The Southern army reaches the locality and a company of soldiers is sent with orders to take John Waldron-dead or alive. He offers a great resis tance, and puts up a fine defence, but is afterwards taken. He is tried and sentenced to be hung. The sen tence is just about to be executed, when the s...
WALL COLLAPSES. SENSATION AT FOOTBALL MATCH. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
T. A TC . LONDON N,&lt;\= Wr ,? . Ad!ditioal e~cita 0u] t in :? i thIe nHillco;o~ro'g ground (cr -·- : Ib1 twc n teams .. ' . . ,ti~ " .,s... ' bhs thesg e s es redt on .. .. .A last the game ·esulted in drl. each tem n sc?ring ,: e ,:, h ,. met again to-day, when there was a huge -crowd present. The match this afternoon was again very close, and during the height of the excitement a wall: near which were many spectators, tightly packed, suddenly. collapsed. The game, which stood-in favor of Shef field by, one goal to nil, was im mediately suspended, as it was feared that many persons had been killed: Considerable difficulty was experienced in extricating the buried spectators, but finally 16 of them were taken out badly injured.
CRICKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. METHODISTS BEAT HIGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
CRICKET. WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. METHODISTS BEAT HIGH SCHOOL. The weather was unpleasantly hot on Wednesday, when the Metho dists met the High School boys on the concrete wicket in Prince's Park. This was the :first time these teams have met since the holidays, and it seemed that a long spell has not done the. boys any good. Their fielding was patchy, and their batting just about as bad as it could be, .Under ..the present conditions, and unless they receive better coaching, it is very doubtful if the school will ever turn out competent cricketers, On Wednesday Davey was out of Methodist team, and Baker and Douglas from the school eleven. Batting first, the Methodists began badly, Youlden being the only one to last till Powell came in. There two made a decent stand, Youlden hitting hard and Powell making a quiet 25, in which there were a couple of chances. Gould then kept an end up while Youlden hit at everything, and the innings was closed at six for 164. Youlden carried his bat for...
AUCTION NOTICES. MR A. D. DOUGLAS'S SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
::AUCTION NOTICES. MR A I:"D, D tOUGLASs. SALES. aFamAY T x sPaýa n 13 at 2 p.m., on the premise; Clarenidoanstreet;s on ac count of. it -Aý:E.Crotihera who is leavr ing 4itaryborou?h)._Rouuehold furniture; piano (Ropnidh)~ seiing machine, etc, OLE ARIN(G SALE :tEDDINiGTOI. SAlf. E.: WMslis and Co.,; and Willerdorf and Forbesi'agen:: ts in.: coniuntion.) Wa uaah.n , sFrar .iy 25, 1.3 p-n-., at Mr F. Huibac. ,farni, two .miles Irom Eddington.:-Olearirg sale of horses, farm machinery, and sundries. F;ull partica I ars in advertisement:. The agents drawg s pecial attention; tdithis bona fid. sale, as Mr Huibach has leased h~: s land on the QLare system.:do
DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 6 February 1914
DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. SiThere will be no: cricket in the District?- Association to-morrow, . a combined team going by. train. and motor ?car to -Castlemaine.: Play commences at 1.30 It- is understood that at a meeting of the :Talbaot :Club .on Wednesday night the: president's: recent letter to the associationcondemning the action of the club's delegates on the Baker case8 was :,iconfirmed, though there was no desire to re-open* the case. This means .:that the last. Railway Maryborough match will have to be re-played;i : and:.Baker apply for a legal permit...: ?:: The assciation meets to-night.
SO THEY MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
SO TH:EY .A lRRIED. IThey were ng" gec. Perhapshie 're: pented perbans he did it only for:fiiun Said he:- "Mi dariu: Ethel. what would yoi say- if I wore to teli you that I cainndo: 'Iwould sVy, my dearest lov?,:;ii?ti I ihave a bi brother who would-iakfie? it warm for you, aind that Ih:hdv sonme of the littlo sweetheart bill??t. doux that woiild tmakeo it exp.ensive for: you. G co-ae, dear." 4 . "1Bu- you know, I haven't said i?.;? "I a-u-uw io hren't, my peb." "&lt;So w'di boitotr ',t rmarried, hadn'i. "I think so, my precious."
CHARITY CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
CHARITY CARNIVAL. The following handicaps havbe been declared for the bicycle events at the Maryborough Charity Car nival, to be held on Wednesday. 18th inet.:- BInQYCLE RACE. Ona mile, Yds V. Turner ... ... ... ... sr. A. MDonald........ ... .. er. T. King .. ......... 20 T. Tompkins .. ... ... ... 20 A. Fraser ... ... ... ... 20 W. M'Donald ..... ... ... O40 Mi. Reynolds ... ... ..... 70 ,. Rodwell .. ... ... ... 100 G. Rowe ... .. .. ... 100 G. Jordan ... ... .. ... 100 0. Shuttleworth... ......... 100 C. Young ... ........... 100 R. Keilor .. ... .. ... 120 J. W. Brown ..... ... ... 130 S. Turton ...... ...... 140 W. J. Matthew?s.. ............ 160 F. Hawke .. ... ... ... l;ic - Johnstone .. .. ... ... 16C W. James .. ...... ... 160 LAP DASH BIOYOLE RACE. Quarter mile. Yd V. Tnrner ... ... ... ... ser. A. M'Donald ..... ...... . cr. T. King . ............ T. Tompkine .. ............. 5 A. Fraser .. .......... W. M'Donald ... ..... .. 1( N. Reynolds ... ... ... . 2 A. Rodwell ......
CASTLEMAINE MATCH. MARYBOROUGH BEATEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
CASTLEMAINE MATCH. MARYBOROUGH BEATEN. There were various circumstances that prevented Maryborough taking a representative team to Castlemaine on Saturday, and the result was that when they met the strongest twelve that association could muster the visitors were badly beaten. But it was not so much the difference in the strength of the opposing teams that accounted for the disparity in the scores as the shocking catching of the Maryborough fellows, who unaccountably dropped chance after chance. As the wicket was sodden from a flooding received the previous night, Stevens (who captained Mary borough and won the toss) put the home team in. They put up the good score 'of 1565, Selenmeyer, a Bound bat, being top with 40. Stevens went from 5 for 25 to 6 for 64, and A. C. Chivers (Havelock) took 3 for 22. Disaster early befel the Mary borough twelve, which, by.the way, included players from all the teams, Morton being the sole Railways' representative. The Havelock cap tain, Harry Morgan,...
IS SWEDEN IN DANGER. PEASANTS PETITION KING. STOCKHOLM, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
S SW3EDWEN IN DANGER. PEASANTS PETITION KING. STOCKHOLM, FRIDAY. Thant the warning of Sir Sven Hiedin and the leading newspapers that foreign countries, more par ticul'trly R!ssia, had eyes on Sweden, was evidenced to-day, when 30,000 peasants from all parts of the Kingdoom marched in procession to he Cast!eof King Gustav, and pre sented a petition to His Majesty:!n favor of an immediate increase of: armament. T''he visitors declared that the peasants were in readiness to make all necessary sacrifices. / King Gustav, in reply, said that he was determined to insist on an early settlement of the defense ques-: tion. He was of the opinion that the fleet should be increased..
SPORTING NEWS. BILLIARDS. GRAY CREATES WORLD'S RECORD LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
SPORTING NEW S. BILLIARDS. GRAY CREATES WORLD'S RECORD LONDON, FRrDAY. George Gray made a record break this afternoon in his match of 18000 up with ivory balls with Tom New man. The Australian scored 644, of which 543 were off the red ba!!, thus constituting a new world's record for ivory balls. At the end of thc afternoon session the scores were :- NGwman (receives 4000), 16,002; Gray, 13,399. The final scores to-night were : Newman, 16,835; Gray, 13.583,
FIRE IN BOMBAY BAZAAR EIGHT LIVES LOST. BOMBAY, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
FIRE IN BOMBAY B?i ZdBR EIGHT LIVES LOST. BOMBAY, FPA.m . Further details received regarding the fire which broke out in a bazaar at Bombay this morning, show that there were upwards of 100 pereouL in the building when the conflagra. tion started in a sweet-meat shop on the ground floor. The ecape of those in the upper stories was cut off, but m.any d;:i;shed down the burning staircasee, whi!e those who were on. the fifth f':or jumped across the intervening space to the build ing opposite. v: Eight people lost their lives through the fire.
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 9 February 1914
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. (~oTES BY ORTHos.) The District Association. held a small meeting at the M'Ivor hotel on Friday evening. The president (-Mr H. B. Ewens) was in the chair, and the only delegates present were from the Railways and Maryborough clubs. Primarily the meeting was called to dispose of business arising from the transfer of T. Baker from Talbot to Railways. In connection with this the Talbot club wrote giving endorsement of the letter by their president, but stating that they did not wish to re-open the case. The letter referred to was recently written to the president of the asso ciation by the president of the Talbot club (Mr J. R. Deans), who stated that the Talbot men who had voted for Baker's transfer were not authorised to do so, and had un warrantably presumed in attending the meeting at all. When this letter of Mr Deans' came before the association the opinion was expressed that if it reflected the opinion of the Talbot club, Baker's permit had been ill...