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CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK.—JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
CALENDAR 1FOR THE WEEK.--JAAUAR1Y, S, PHA-SES OF THE MOON. . First Quarter, 4tli, at 11.0 p.m. 1 rull Moon, 1ztli, at 3. pi.m. 1.,Last Quarter, ltth, at 10.;0 a.m. n ° New Moon, -6th at . 4,.m. ' Ipog'e, 4th, at 6.36 a.m: A ~c1rgee, 1Gth, at 4., a .m. UM M : 17 Temp. in shade, Mielb., 112.7 190 1.4 ,. lb Zild Sunday after Epiphany 011 .44 S19 StIurt's expediteion returned 18461,.18 i.45 'e. 20 Burke and \Vills's funieral 383J.19 ,.46 li. .i1enry o!' Iattenburg .dic?1 - t190.0 1.42 T?Lh?21Q. Victoria ddtI, age d 82 b' 00t.21 1,42 Wa_.2!(22)Ace. King Edward VIl. 19. .227.il1 Departure of English .Mails.--Mails leave for Erigland:- Per Orvietco, 22nd Januar?; per Morca, 28th Jhnuary.
TOWN EDITION. CONTENTS. LEADER: [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
. TOWN -?OZ?TTI?TTS. LEADERS LIBERAL PlILCIPLES. . . *.. .. 85 FARt, DAIRY AND STATION ., -o>. .. 510 POULTRY .. .... ....... ......... ROINNEL .. ....... ... ..... .. . -* 14 SPORTING........ . .. * *1624 EIRES......... .... . .. ...*-*.* TIHE WEATHER * " ., ... .... ..26 LITERATURE ........ . .. ** ,* * ,27.28 ILLUSTRATIONS . ..... ...., .; .. .27 .4 THE wEEK . . ........3 5"-* . 0 VERANDAH .. AMUSEMENITS.THE DRAM1A, &cq 38 .38 GtENERAL NEWS ... .It. ,.3 Q) STATE AFFAIRST .. ., . 39 cAHLE M1 . . 40 . • .. . .. . .. "_: '. , : '. 'THE RAND STRILE.,, .. . .. . .. :..42 TIAIRKETS S. RIK. .. . : ....... ,. .... 43 TALES AND SkETCHES .. . .44-47 .WIT AND HUMOR- . ......... .. n .. 48 PERSONAL ..... .. .. ...?... . 8 .. 48 SOCIAL CIRCLE AND LADIES' PA~GE. .40-50 CHILDREN SPAG .. .. .. S.P.GE.. .. 58 CHURCH NEWS . ... . .. · ... 359 TARIFF REFORM.... ...... .. "- ..- 59 CGIHIESS, DRAUGHTS AND RIDDLER ..5-60
THE HAUNTED HOUSE. [COPYRIGHT.] [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
BY-E . IBiTAND. .[COPYRIGHT.] It wvis by the merest accident that Des mond ever wVent to the Haunted. House. He had been away from England for six years, and the nine months' leave taught him how easily one drops but of one's. place. He had taken rooms at the Greyhound before lie found that there was no rcasoh-r why he should stay in Elmstead rafher than in any other of London's dismal ouf posts. He wrote to all the friends whose. addresses he could remember; and; settled himself to await their answers. He wanted somieone to talk to, ,ind there was no. one. Meantime lie lounged on the horsehair sofa with the advertisements, and his plasant grey cyes followed line after' line .with. intoleiable boredom. Then, sud denly, "Halloa !" he said, and sat up. This is what he read: A Haunted 1louse.-Advertiser is auxious to have phenomena investigated. Any properly-accredited investigator will be given full facilities. Address, 'by letter only,' Wildon Prior, 237 Museum-street, London. "That'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
1tALDNBO NE COQFEE PA]LAlCE, S2 Joiuereetrct MellUrne. Most centraly haited;~ npePkor Aeomirilo1ation, rIe+ueLd taUri. A Picture .of Health and Stgth -.thanks to Mellin's Food; yet in extreme infancy .she was very sickly and thin. The mother, Mrs. Jane Wilson, of St. Kilda, Melbourne. expresses her debt of gratitude to Mellin's for the fact that "from being an ailing, weakly irnfnt, my baby has become a veritable picture of health and strength. \ - 9 :- - \~f~ j • ool Stue orj mothev's BamrlooR, " The Care of lnfants " in A4ust~alia, F re WVR?ITE MESSRS. GOLLIN & CO. PROPY., LTD., IELBOGURNE the gold and red of d:alflias and sunflowers,. gay m .th September sutshine--, here, .and now, I do',t ,.now that it could. do any harm. You remember that story of the man who got this place from Henry VIII. Sand the.curse?9 That man's .wie. is buried i. a .viailt uider the church WVell, there • were legends,, and I confess I was curious to see her tomb. There are iron gates to *the Vaul...
COURSING COURSING GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
. COUR~BIC iSOSSP. BY HOTSPUR. Souclhing on the death- of Mr. R. A. Brice, tihe English coursing judge, a local writer. says: Those who know public coursing cannot but re-. griet the deathof its many years'- principal judge. Thle late Mr. Robert Alfred 3rice died at Withani, in Essex, at the age of 60. As judge of the Waterloo Cup for many years, he took top rank, and must :be regarded as an exceedingly lucky mnan. To .judge one near thing to the satisfac tion of the owners of both dogs is almnost im piosible to a novice; it neecds more confidence in the judge's eyes than in one's own to lose w.ithout a hostile thought. HIow muchl confidence in excess of this does it needl to bie allowed to decide 51,326 courses? The answer to that ques tion is thle measure of the confidence reposed in Mr. Bries. The measure of the man is not even fairly thaken at that, for one previous Waterloo judge hadaretired :ot so ma?~a years before Me:r. Brice's first appoinfmnrnt with the voice ol a Iostile ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
A'"Pufeaiton" Enema is oce of S, he bet means o c.nring" persf"t * hiealth; -Its proper uMs !eepsthes system clean and free from im. pur;ties, thereby wardiang off many en attack of illness-saving pounds in Doctor's Bill. and Me.dicines. You can depend on geting an easy, comfort- LongiOmoe'.s • able Truss, givingjuat the?ecessarysupport. When ordering, ive the liongth round th Perfection Ene as sian's tip, . , /6 bodylninche , taken just below the top o- . . .........2 / the hp bones. * .Perfootion. * No. 2~, 5/8 th pb ." are guaranteeod to be perfectly . , Tha People's Truss, Past Free, Single 516 sound new goods, not perished ia ., . . "H1. 3, 4n* ,Th . c t, , . 1uble . 1 the least. They are remarkable .. PPst Frea. " --T~heeople'sScrotnl, ,, single 12/6 * P Scrotal,, ,,- Soublo 17/6 value and should be in every home . . Should tbe in very IHORnhOld nTe erect, Leatert eo'red, Peot Free, Siegle 7/6 Double 10/6 .Th Adijustia, Porfoot ittinig, Comr foriable Sorew AdJusting, Sincs.l.1...
BILLIARDS. REECE V. GRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
.eILLIARD6, Thel matcho between Reee - ant George Gray,: ,8,001, up (Reece- receiving 2000), was continued en Friday and Saturday. At ltc close -of Friday's play Refeeel had made 8013, with ana' 'erage of 2o points from each visit to the table. G rays score of 71f0 inclhdced breaks:of:461. of whidch 411 wvere off the red, and S00 -ufiished, all' but 5 -being off the red. ia a'emauge for he se sion- was 59;. This .broughlt the plaveis within l650 of achcl ot?ee, Ibut on re~suming on Saturda.y Gray was not in such good "loml. HiS unfinished break of 000 was catTied to 959, the losing hazards being respon sible foriOt. Whlien play ceaed .for the day Reecec was 1438, and Gray 8db. The scores at the end of the se.ion on Monday aSghlit in the nmatch bctween T.1 Reece and G. Gray an London were:--lReece, 11,0,;" Gray, 0609.Reccoe made breaks-of 22 iand 417; and Gray sc-orcd a break of .5 ,7. On Tuesday Gray. showed much the better form, and at the codclusion of the evening session the scor...
POLO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
POLO.( "A. mere handful of spectators--albeit":.. very fashionable handful-gatliered a-.tl the p'olo ground, Kooyong-road, oil' .Moiiday . afternoon to watch the match;lbet?eenzG Adelaide and Melbourne ,pol&o.cluhis. The. fact that the Governor-General, Lord I)en-, man, .was playing in the Melbourne team lent social interest to the event, ndc among the most interested spectators were " Lady Denman, Lady Harris, the hon. Alicia Hugessen, Captaini R. V. Pollok; Captain G. Le, 1R . errion nd Lrd-. Rich: ard Ne-vill. A blusteritig win ~land ocea sional showers of rain -detracteit greatly from -the pleasure of the e?m... Thie..pay was .seldoi-..blose :or eKeltng .enough. to obliteraite the disceomforti of the -fi'eather.: .]xromptly at. 3.30.j.m.; the teams 'tined up behind their respective goals, as follow:- MeIlbourne.--Lord . Denman, '?essrs; .lister Clarke, Ernest. Bruce, George Robertson. Adelside.--Messrs., Downer, Collcy,: Law-Smifh; Gordon. Law-SmitL h. : - From the "chuc...
TROTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
TROTTINC. 'The usual fortnightly meeting of the corn-. mittde of Vhe Victorian Trotting. Assoceia-' tion was-held on Wedn esday evening last;: When twelve racing and trotting clubs were registered, 18 programmes ''ere passed and 52 rider, driver and trainers' licenees isued. The applications of H. Saundetr and W.V IHiewitt for reinstatement wei;e granted. D. M'Clounan was fined £2 for taking part at the Horsham trotting meeting without holding a leicence. The followinm transfers of horses were noted:--Dixie IH,, ch h, froni XW. Campbell .to J. Brown; n Judge IH., b g, from H. Bambridge, sen., to.B. John son;. Lady Marceline, g m,. fromn 'W. Le. Tredrea to R. Staplee; Lady Whyce, b m,- :.from L. Northcot.t. to -? M.itchell; Lauderthori, br g, ,com P Cullen to A. E. Goudge; Little Wonder. fromn. J. Phyland to C. S. Walker;' Lumpy, b g, from A. Gange to W. Sehan; 3lark, b h, from J. E. Bunnell to F. Fisealini; 'Mocamboro, b g, from J. IM. Enscoe to Frank Buckle; Pedesta, b m, from WX. ...
FOOTSCRAY V. COBURG. FOOTSGRAY.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
IOOTSNUIAY V COBURO. P':-. OOTSRAY.--First Innings. A' 'Johansoi; c" S. Itutingtrts, b letch 20 D. )O'ShRanheei b Letch .. . .. ..... 9 P. Gleeson, b I etch . .. .... .... 21 W. Leeds, run out .'.. ' . .. 1 F.-'Lohrey, c Letch b S. IHuntington 0 S. O'Bricn, b Letch .. ,; .. .. ..:' ., Robcrtson, b Landells..i...... -.. 30 " F. Simmons, -c Stranks, b ILndells .. 35 - SJ. "Adison, e S. Huntington, b An drews .... . .: .. .. .. .. 25 C. Grunden, c Stranks, b J. Hunting ton .. ..., ... .. .. .. .. . .. 22 I. (iChristinn, Ilot out .. ..-.... . "9 . tlndries .. e .",; .-. - .. .' .. 12 Total ;S... .. ., I.: .. .. . . 1- . Biowlieng-LeeCii, fourn ickets for SM riuns; Lindells, two for '22; J Tfuntington, one for 10; *. Hiuitington. orie 'for 31; Andrews, one for -48; Wat'on, none for 27. COBURG.-Fiytt Innings. C. Doughe'ty, b Johanson .. ..... 7 J. Huntington, e Leeds, b Grunden .. 23 A. Askew, b Johanfon .;..:. .. . 38 S. Stranks, not. out.. .. .. ..... 2 Sundries .'. .. . .. .-.. .. .; 2...
A ROYAL REPUBLICAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
A ROYtA firgP.icGAN, Does King Alfonso remember the time when he actually cheeredl the advent of a republic, and that in the royal palace it self? Spain's cheerful young Kiing may be unconventi6nal, and even indiscreet at times, but he is hardly likely to equal this indiscretion of his very early youth. IHIe had been locked in a room in the palace at Madrid, as a punishment for un ruly behavior, by his motlher,'Queen Maria Christina. When he found that his-appeals for release were not heeded, he Went to the window and shouted at the' top of his shrill little voice, "Viv\a la Repub lica!" A bomb could hardly have caused more surprise than such a revolutionary cry in the palace itself. "Vamois terminar el escandalo." (Let us put an end to this scandal), cied the Queen Mother, surren dering unconditionally; and before the Arts and Crafts IHouse, built by teachir and his wife. royal rebel could repeat his cry three times he had regained his liberty.
BRIGHTON V. HAWTHORN. BRIGHTON.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
BR1CUTO V.' IkI4WTHIORN. RRT IGITON First Innings. If. King, c Hill, b (0os .... ... . 17 3. A. Pearce, b Goss .......... . 8 0.Rohijison, Frqucis, b MHill 2.. 50 iF.I.Th Brown, b Allan .. .:. '.; .. 24 E. dl Cuddon, C Littleci(l, 6 Allan 1. 154 I. WarMneSmriith, iun out . .C.; Ne~ille~, lbw, b, Goss ....' ..; 12 S. Warne-Smith, c Iodger, b Tonilx : Son .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17 Ti Ilisroo" b Allan ... . .. .16 *N. Nevillc, b Tiomuinson... .. 0 R. (rilc, not out .. .. . .... .. 9 Sundries ..>.. 27 Total .. . .. . .. . .. . 34 bowling. -Alln, thir wiciokets for: 40 runs; E. &. G'S, three for 51; Toliilinhnoni. two for 04; lill, one cor,37. IATHIOThN.i s - Ft Innings. Allan, ae N Neville I, (. Nille .. .. 5 (irkeek, cI Wcrnc-Smithl, b '%ville 4 . littlefield,' 1. Grive ve l-Francis not out . .. .; .1 hiddell not ouit ., 9 Sundries . .. . . Total for three wtel ets '.. ... 45 Bowling .--. Nevil ed twio wiukets for 24 rnal R. Grieve, one for 7.
CURVED GLASS IN SHOP WINDOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
CURVED CLASS IN SHOP WINDOWS. A sho'v window which rendcers objects on display as clearly visible as though there were no glass at all has recently been in stalled, in one of the big New York de partment stores. The new "shadow box"' window eliminates all reflection and thus avoids the common and annoying fault in the ordinry display window which reflects sky, buildhiigs, street traffic, &c., more lbril liantly than it displays the merchandise the store offers for sale. The new type of window, which is patented, is divided into an upper and a lower light, the latter extending to a. height well above the head of a very tall persen., and each glass is curved inward. The curve, which has been determined after careful study of optical Plain Window Shows Cbnfursing Pflections. laws, diverts the rays of light from the street, downward or upward, at an angle at which the diverted light rays strike a .black plate which absorbs them. In the ordinary window on brilght sunshiny ldays i...
AN EXCELLENT GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
AN EXCELLENT. CAME. "Grarb Croq-uet" is an xcellent outdoor game. It can be played in a field, not necessarily on a smooth lawn. IThe object in this, croquet is to keep grabbing a score from any one of the other players, five or seveni making a good numberfor the game. Each person pilays alone, no Ipartners be ing allowed, therefore eadh player must necessarily have a difflerent colored ball and mallet. The hoops, &c., are laid as for ordinary croquet, but the playing is ut terly different. The game is commeneced by going tlhfrough a hoop or else knooking the peg, which coumts as one. Each player is'only allowed one stroke at a time, un less he or #he hits another ball, and can then add his or her opponent's score to her own up to ten, but when a person has reached ten, that number is "'banked," and cannot be appropriated by aaayone, and t:he pl?ayer proceeds to make another ten. W'ben a player has been thfough t~he hoop or hit the peg (standilig a fair distance away), shle ...
GREAT STEEL VIADUCT IN CANADA A MILE LONG. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
GREAT STEEL VIADUCT IN. CANADA, A MILE LONC. Big things are being done in Canada along the line of the Cainadian Pacificand one which will interest engineers. West of Lethbridge City, Alberta, 20 old, wooden bridges across the Belly and Old Man rivers have been re placed by two steel viaducts. One is 99 feet over a mile in length, and has a maxi-. mum height of 314 feet' above the bed of the river. The other is 1900 feet long and 146 feet high. It required 645 cars to trans port the steel used in the construction of these viaducts, and the "cst wvas over 2.000,000 dol;. In spite of the fact that tihe work was liazardouts, owing to tlie great height of the strtietures; and the -extreme lengtbh,puIy, ong. life. ly 1o9 during the 'build?ig.? .
ENGLISH TEAM IN SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
ENGLISH TEAM IN SOUTH AFRICA. In the mIatCh between the Maryjebone crick et team and a Transvaal representa tive .eleen, the Englishmen made 330 Meid; contributing 145 and 'Douglas 73 to that total. Transvaal scored 245 (Lerout 67, \lcintyes 8,), amid h'ad lost two wickets f&lt;r '21 rumns in the seCond innings,. when rain caused t~hc abhandorunent of the match.
LAWn TEnnIS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT. SUCCESS OF A. F. WILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
INTEIRNTIONAL TOUBRNAMENT. ..S UCCESS O A. F. WILDIC. The .Contineittil' tournament seasron opens with the Riviera and South of France championship meetings, held annually at Cannes, Nice• and Mentone. All the events at these tournaments are very richly endowed, the value of the prizes to b? weof- to6tllifg 15,000 f. (i685), the Nice Cup, presented by' the imunicipality of Nice, being valueid .at 2000 f. (£80). The south of France is a favorite hunting ground for Eng lish players, who uxitil recent yeard invariably .swept the board and won all the. open events. The Monte Carlo clhampionship was instituted -it i807, and for ten succe~sive years this event was :on by either R F. oir II:. L. Doherty; It was lot till 1910 tthat a French player; M.aax Decugis, ;ucceeded in defeatingM f. J. G. Ritchie ins the inal;. arid bircaking the long chain of English auccesscs. Jt was at the 1910 meeting that S. - ?. Doist, of Ne'w Soith Wales, won" the Monte arlo doubles chamnpionshil, in partneris...
VICTORIAN TEAM FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
VICTORIAN TEAM FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. The Victoaria selCeCtors, Mcszsrs. Bean. AP'Alister and Ellis, have chosen the follow ing plavers from whom will hI selected the team to pl ia .i"ainst New South Wales in Sydney on 'rld Tanuary:-WV. Arm stionr i'. I R'I'n- iW. C(arkeck. H. BIracher, E. V. Carroll, C(. Mk inin, A.'Lanmpa'd, T. I. Mattheo. 1. E=. 3IDonald, R: L. Park, J. Ryder and W. Sewar-t Sarwick A&rmst'ong will captain the team.
A TOUCH O' THE BROGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1914
A TOUoH O' THE BROCUE.. It is suggested that the fact tChat; Sir Edward Carson lhas a wieighlity broue is a drawback to ihim in Uistei'. This is non. sense. The B3el'ast brogue is the most pronounced in the whole of Irclan~d, for the vowels are shorter than in Cork, and the hard consonants harder than in' Glas gow.. In ,Diublin, where;,tihcy th.ink tbhy spealk the most perfcc? English in the world -tfhey call it Dwbid-there is little or no accent, only an inflection, which alwvays betrays tihe speaker's rirgin. Diblin people are coiuitcd affected and Anglicised in Cork and Galway. The IriSh accint, as a matter of fact, is very elusive. Irishmen -aho have been at sdhool in England generally lose it in' their youth, as, for instance, Mr. Stephen Givynn, one of the Nationalist M's.P., who was at Oxford. Parinell lost lhis ot Cam Ibridge, and it never came back to him. On t:he other hand tihere are men who have never been in Iieland w'ho minghtl hae come straigh1t from the quays of Cork...