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MINING INTELLIGENCE. The manager (Mr M. D. Bell) reports:— [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
MINING INTELLIGENCE. •The manager (Otlr AI. D. Bell) re ports : — 'South Wattle Gully :—During the ■fortnight at the 300ft level crosscut going west to cut centre country ex tended 7ft, total, 22fr; a'bout 20ft more to reach this track of country. Drive on west leg extended 17ft, total, 153ft; reef one foot of formation, carrying a fair amount, of minerals. Have com menced to rise on stone passed thro ugh 100ft in this level, where payable ■stone was met with. Drive sou'tli over level extended to 22fr, and put a rise up oft, and holed through to scope. Ac 350ft main level, drive extended 18 ■ft; total, 131ft, several nice leaders in face carrying a little fine gold. Re machinery, tramway to hopper finish ed; housing well advanced; engine on bed; battery shanks in position, and should be completed in a fortnight.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
WANTED and GENtTRAI |ANTED.—A useful girl. No wasb • isg. Miss Curlewis, Mostyn ;s::ee;. j^AXTILD. Boy. Apply, Mail Office. I^VaXTED.—Boys and girls. Apply, di once. Woollen .Mill. ;pQR SALE.—Cov, ne'ar calving; sec I olid calf. T. Wiakelmann. i Campbell's Creek. I^Q L'£T.—y,ooLiirake r' s shop ami re f . sidence, at Hareourt: no opposi j1 ; splendid opportunity smart man. IAppiy. ,j_ c.anside, I-larcourt. j\\TASTK PAPER FOR SALE; Clean, | Cheap. Apply, Mail Office. I^OOKIXGS now taken for Xinab "I Cakes, and seasonable dainties, ' j Wooiv^d't, Qualuv the best ; jP'Sces right. luai'aia-j you win eventually SJ toy. X.iider's perfected system -1^ ^SliUug. "Whites; and softest Vi&lt;iT'rS' 'iSlites-L in upkeep, Machines L_ J 5t>Q0 lights. Kennedy street.. j Special's: and expert £*, \;p:;ciatl- Have your eyes pro by .Max Piuea.s whose ^u- ^-^r!e:ic'? and skill will ensure v at)],- r"'n* Proper glasses and suit * „ Fv^-i ames' at reasonable charges. J."1 _ " opposite t'ne Mar...
CABLEGRAMS. (PER REUTER'S AGENCY.) QUIET ON THE RAND. POLICE NOW UNARMED. PRETORIA RAILWAYMEN RESUME. A DASTARDLY OUTRAGE. JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
nABLEGBAMS. (PER REUTER'S AGENCY.? Ql'IET ON THE RAm POLICE NOW unarmed. PRETORIA KAILWAYMI-IX RE iK SUME. | ji /MSIAKDf.Y outrage. ' JOHANNESBURG, Sunday. Tie utmost quiet and good order prevails in Johannesburg- and the Keef. The police have now dis pensed with arms, but armed sen tries still remain at all railway stations, bridges, and so forth.. Late this evening the railway [ raimia-r stai'i at Pretoria decided to | resume at once. A number of firc uiiU and ciiiriiiedrivcrs sillied on to I .start work with the guards at nine I jn tlic morning. [ The workshop employes at Pre f toria liiive not decided yet whether they will o'o back. It is considered that some of them, at least, will : follow the example of the running & stani. I The Tabors >Jnd Painters,' unioHs | were allowed to hold meetings at | the Trades Hall to-day after they t had £fiveti guarantees to the mar I ti'al law authorities.
OUR LONDON LETTER BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
OUR LONDON LETTER X — kli BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN TOPICS (From Our Special Correspondents For some days past everyjbjody has been talking about the big deal in land and property, and making wild guesses at the price. paid to the Duke of Bedford for a slice right out of the heart of London. You'll probably have had the cables giv ing the figures announced to-day as three millions, and this is far short of the price that most people estimated. All the papers figured it out on the basis of the price paid for the "Island Site" in the Strand a few years ago. This is where the Victorian Government offices now stand, and where the Commonwealth building is now under construction. It is also the spot which it has been proposed to use as the site of a huge block of oflices to house all the businesses of the Overseas Dominions. The price being, asked by the London County Council for the freehold site of afcout three acres is £1,300,000. As the little lot bought t)v Mr Mallaby-Deeley covers fitl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
T3To-s3.sa,;y- . THE BARGAIN '\'HIHL CONTINUES AT Hayes and Harris' Summer Sale LADIES AM) OEMS, , EXTltAOKDl.NARY SAVINGS ON VOUK SUM HE It WE A RIM! ALTAI?EL. Hayes ss/Do.€3L 3EHsL:a?3»:i.as» THE HOUSE 10); Ql'AI.l TV AND .SOLID VALUE. Eli one 106, IS >'0W WITH US. AND BOTTLING WILL UK IN FUI.L SWING FOB THE NEXT FEW WEEKS. DO 10UK JAKS WANT RENEWING, OK EXTKA ONES JiEQUIKED, IE C3^.E2.'-J?E2SL swulsS. OO'WE.SHS-O Can supply all that is wanted in Jolly Jars, .lam Jars Covered Jars Vinson Jars, Spare Lids, Spare Ring.*. Bottling Wax, Alumininin, Enamel led and Copper Preserving Eaus. | CALL AND INSI'ECT OUit LARGE STOCK. The Fruit Season so UNI VEItSAL I HONM0N"GEKS. AUCTIONEERS" NOTICES. Adams and Blakeley! AUCTIONEER & ESTATE AGENTS Oldest Established Finn (20 years (F. W. Adams, Auctioneer and Sworn Valuator). HOTEL AND SHARE BROKERS. STOCK ,'c FARM SALESMEN, INSURANCE. MACHINERY, and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS. FARMS, ORCHARDS, HOUSES, FOR SALE TO LET, RENT COLLECTORS...
THE Mount Alexander Mail TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1914. ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1014. ITEMS Or NEWS. A Foundation ijciy will be observed on Monday next as a public holi day. The Traders' Association an nounce in this issue that all busi ness places will be closed oil that day. The General Committee of the Charities Carnival met in the Stock Exchange room last night, the Mayor (Cr. Cornish) 'in the chair. 'Hie .Secretary submitted a l'mancial w-fvlcix showed" the receipts to be ISs 7d, and the expenditure 2s 3d, showing a surplus of IDs -Id. Messrs Dempster and .Burke were appointed an accounts committee, and the accounts were passed for payment subject to their approval. ^ ihe express from Melbourne to Castlemaine was over half an hour late in arriving- here last night, and this despite the fact that it left .Spencer street well to time. '• Constable O'Mullane is now en gaged preparing the Federal elec toral roll for this division of the Benc,igo electorate. A house to house visitation is being made, and he is making a determined effort to ...
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE MALDON. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 20 January 1914
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE MALDON. Owing to pressure o£ business, Mr F. S. Hodge has resigned from the position of secretary of tho .Maldon Bowling Club, which, position he has occupied for a number of years. Ke 'gret was expressed at his decision, and a .minute placed on the books in appreciation of his past services. .Mr 'C. Alexander has been appointed to the position. Mrs. Eleanor Rerden, wife of Mr &nbsp; James Rerden, baker of Maidon, died on Thursday last at the age of 81 years. Her remains were conveyed to Melbourne on Friday. Mr L. V. R. Cole, who has been teller at. the local bank of New South Wales for the.'past IS moms, has received notice of his transfer to Linton. His successor is Mr II. Le Page, of Ivyne ton. The Chubb lock that was wrenched off the door of the room in which the slimes to the value of £400 were sto len from Oswald's Gold Mine some time ago, has been found in a dam elo3e by. No trace of the slimes has yet beeu discovered. 'Mr T.- Harris, president...
FARM AS A REFORMATORY NEW STATE PROPOSAL. FARM IN CASTLEMAINE DISTRICT INDEFINITE SENTENCES SYSTEM [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 21 January 1914
| FARM AS A REFORMATORY 'NEW STATE PROPOSAL, | FARM IN CASTLEMAINB DISTRICj } INDEFINITE SENTENCES SYSTEjj After five and a Ii-alf years o« « crasunation (says the "AreUS"i State authorities have decided to lh, ' uon, lor ttie time being, a: an-, the establishment of a reform^5, prison under the Indetermina-e tences Act. In iieu of this, the (£ Secretary's Department, at ce ot the Inspector-Genera] of"p,Ta," Establishments (Mr Callawav) nr sos to secure a suitable farm S* ; where ni .the Castlemaine distri^5' : use as an open-air training hom* I® youthful offenders who &lt;rire n?nV-Gr ! of reformation. c prom;se The Indeterminate Seivences i was passed bv the Stat" Parlia™ : ' in 1907, and was brought im*^ ?"\n ,Jul-v- ^ff The inteaiiJa-? nmd this new law was to secure •• adoption of a modern, scientific" ^ ^ humane system for tho rr„ar' 13a, criminals, which would sharply between ineorrigiblS'"f;rSa a menace to so'ciety, and youthful ,It tenders who needed only to be s.t u...
VERNE'S VAUDEVILLE CO. TOWN HALL—TO-MORROW NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 21 January 1914
VERNE'S VAUDEVILLE CO/ TOWN* HALL—TO-MORROW XIGEIT. it. is a long time since we have had a visit from an up-to-date vaudeville company, and the announcement that a company of -11 well-known perform ers, organised by Mr C. Verne, wiil open a two night's season in the Town Hall to-morrow night will be hailed with pleasure by chose who love this popular form of entertainment. The company is undoubtedly a strong one, and the programme is full of variety and merit, and everything points to a bright performance. Full details are advertised in this is sue. Mr A. Bloom, tailor, of Lonsdale street, has reported to the police that between Saturday and Monday cloth ing material valued at £10 was stolen from his workroom. " A fire broke out in a room above Bloom's premises on Saturday, and it is thought that the j property was stolen after the fire had been extinguished.
ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 21 January 1914
ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. The programme to be presented at the Royal Hall to-night is of unusual length, and greatly varied in interest. There are nine pictures, including comics of the screeching variety, and the more subdued comedies; scenies are represented by a film showing the historical New Forest; the Eclair Jour nal provides up-to-dateness in the picturing of the latest world's events, and the dramatic section includes pathos and love stories. The star fe'ature is a drama 2000ft in length, and is entitled "The Child Mother." As the name indicates, it is a tale of a little girl taking the place of her mother, and undertaking the manage ment of her father's household, and die care of her younger sisters and brothers. How the little girl takes her mother's place provides a story full of the greatest possible human in terest. The musical portion of the pro gramme will be provided by the orch estra, under the baton of Mr T. Hod son. The full progra...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY CASTLEMAINE AUXILIARY. ANNUAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 21 January 1914
BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE ! SOCIETY S CASTLEMAIXE AUXILIARY. ANNUAL STATEMENT. A meeting of tlie above was held on Monday evening in the Church'of Eng land Schoolroom, presided over by the president uMr D. Griffiths). There were also present Revs.. F. Yanston, H. W. Frederick, F. Menzies, and Mes srs. E. H. Williams (hon. treasurer), and Horace J. Roberts (hon. secre tary). The treasurer read his annual state ment, which showed the total receipts •for 1913, to be £30/'9/ll;of this am ount £10 was brought forward from 1912: .Miss Thomas, of Sutton Grange, collccted £3 IS, 9, and Mrs. Maxwell (Castlemaine), .£114.'; a donation of £1/1/ was received from Mr Reeves (Metcalfe); and the remainder was made up of collections at public meet ings. The sum of £20 has been for warded to headquarters, and the bal ance carried forward. The secretary was appointed to re present Castlemaine at the annual meeting, to be held in Mel bourns on 3rd February. Additional collectors are being appointed, a...