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BOY EMIGRANTS SIR RIDER HAGGARD'S VIEW [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
stl D lDRtHAGGARD'S VIEW A meetiny on behalf of Dr. Bar .nardo's. Tomes. was held yesterday afternoon- at Sunderland House, by permission. of the Duchess of Marl 'boroigh: (reports the "Morning Post" of December 1). The Marchioness of Blandford received the guests. Lady Cowdray presided, and said I that in the Barnardo Homes the chil dren were taught that the world had need of them.; 'he American Ambas sador (Dr. Page) said that the work of Dr. Barnardo had shed its light aiff:vei'ethe ew-orld, because of the: excellent and unerring trueness with ,viiicli itt hd.d been conducted. - The Duchess -of Soimerset said that 60,000 'children hadmarched through the "ever open-door,"- and only one per cent. had been failures, Up to the end of the year the .homes had sent 25,000 :emigrants to Canada, and all of themn had started with some knowledge of the' trade they were to follow. - She had just visited the .Watts Training- Schools in Norfolk, where 300.Barnardo boys.were train ing for the n...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER VI. The Pretender. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
The ruat Montamorlo By ALICE MI .DIEHL, A ,\tthorcs of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER VI. -The ..Pretender. The. entrance to Riverview, as the villa was called, wa in -a 'lane, It was well that there w s a wide car riage-drive and a large stable-yard,. for the place was well Stocked with motor-cars when Miss Halldare had slowly driven hin. Arrangements had been made at.the inns for the "put ing up" of the-horse vehicles. There was a festive air about the trees and shrubs and - house front, electric lights having been festooned about, producing the -efect of a shower of fireflies; and as Giwendolen ascended the steps, under an awning, she stop ped short to admire the interior.. The hall, ordinarily of a kind which would pass muster as a decently-arranged entrance and escape comment, was transformed into a bower of pale green silky drap.,ries, festooned with roses. Maids in white and rose color srrilingly conducted the ladles to the dining-room, changed into a boudoir. Gwendolen was s...
MADMAN'S MURDERS. OVER FIFTEEN PEOPLE KILLED. COMMITTAL TO ASYLUM. BERLIN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
MADMANI'S MURDERS. OVER FIFTEEN PEOPLE KILLED. COMMITTAL TO ASYLUM. BERLIN, Wednesday. As the result of a medical.examin ation, it has been revealed that the Mihlhausen school teacher (Wagner), who ran amok in September last, and murdered over 15 people before he was captured, sutiered from a mania of per secution when he committed the crimes, He hds been placed in a lunatic asylum. (Among the persons killed by Wag ner were. his wife and four children. In addition to the murders, Wagner set fire to two barns and three houses. He was eventually cut down by the villagers with-pitchforks and scythes, one of his .hands ljeing -;oniletely seveied during, the final -struggle.) In our report of te iBorough Council meeting Miss Jean Poison was giveii as one of the patients suffering from ty phoid fever. The patient was suffer ing from diphtheri .
REMARKABLE TRAGEDY. FORTUNE TELLER LOCATES HIDDEN BODY. SUPPOSED MURDERER ARRESTED. PARIS, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
REMARE.BLE TRAGEDY. I FORTUNE TELLER LOCATES HID. DEN BODY. SUPPOSED-MURDERER AR-. RESTED. PARIS, i.ursday Night. A remarkable tragedy has been brought to light, owing, it is said, to a meeting with a fortune teller. Some time ago Paul Caugitall," manager of a steel manufactory at Brest, disap peared mysteriously. His brother insti tuted a searching investigation, but no trace could: be found of the missing man. Then word was received, stating that a fortune teller had told a friend that the body of Paul Caugitall would be found buried in a ditch near the factory. His brother was.at.first in credulous, but subsequently a search was made, and the body was found, as predicted. A man named Pierre, who was a partner of the murdered man, has been arrested on a charge of mur der.
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
.. GNEAL.. Raynham on Wednesday ascended for a height of 15,000 feet at Brooklands, beating Hawker's previous record. OfficaT reports regarding the disas trous floods in the Province of Bahia, Brazil, state that fully a thousand per sons- lost their lives in the inunda tions. . Many .villages and towns were completely devastated by the flood wa ters,:. and the. crops everywhere 'have suffered severe damage. :The report of toe expenditure in curred: by Italy in the occupation' of Tripoli and Cyrenaica, and of the is linds of- the Aegean Sea, during the war with Turkey, has been submitted to the Chamber of Deputies. A total of £46,000,000 was incurred. The first presentation at Westport, Ireland, of the play, "General John Regan," by Canon Hannay, caused a riot. The audience, believing that the characters were a travesty on West. port, residents, became angry, and at tacked the' actors, smashed the seen= cry and the furniture of the theatre. They then went to the hotel where toe actor...
WILLAURA NEWS. Friday. RETURN CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
-WLLLURA .NEWS. (From our Correspondent.). . Friday. E RETURN .CRICKET MATCH. , The return cricket match between p' Willaura anda Edgarley was played on iz Suiturday last,. and was witnessed by li a large assemblage of people. It will P be' remembered that the first match in a 'wlich Edgarley was strengthened" by ti several players from the Melbourne re Grammar School, was won rather easily by Edgarley, consequently Saturday's match was looked forward to with a o great amount of interest. Each side g played twelve men, Edgarley including h in their team Johnstone and Colthurst, t from the Melbourne Grammar School, while Willaura had three players from f the Ararat Asylum in Dr. Philpott, i. Staines and Petrie. Edgarley went first to the wickets, and put together a score of 131, to which Colhurst con- c tributed 36, Johnstone 24, T. Millear a jr. 23, and Barton 11. After after- t noon tea had been dispensed, Willaura s tried their hands with the willow, and I when stumps were drawn a...
ALLEGED STABBING AFFRAY. YOUNG MAN RELEASED ON RECOGNISANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
ALLEGED STABBING AFFRAY. YOUNG MAN RELEASED ON RECOGNISANCES. His Honor Judge Winneke presided at the Ararat Court of General Ses sions on Thursday last, when a young man named John Hines, who pleaded guilty to the offence of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Duncan hunroe, at Rupanyup last Christmas Day, came up for sentence. Mr T. G.-Grano ap icared for the Crown, and Mr Low was present on behalf of the accused. - Mr Low said that the accused, when about seventeen years of age, met with a serious accident in the Kyneton dis trict, through which he was uncon scious in the hospital for a period of twenty-one days. He had also miet with another accident recently, which he thougnt might have had something to do with him committing the offence with which he was charged. The ac cused bore an exceptionally. goon cbla racter, and while he was on a little-bit of a drunken spree he became excited and did cominit the offence. He had been in, gaol for six weeks, and had never 'been up for.i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 7 February 1914
THE BIG STORE ';ll THE BIG STORE JNA 3 i , IOu ir& L H! P IS & 0. THE BIG STORE, HEAR ' WHAT DUNN & ALLEN. AVE TO 'SAY --0 TF You wish to save Money, begin the year by giviisn your Bosiness to the J.L -Csh Store. You will be surirised at our Low Prices. It is, a positive tact and we can prove it if you give us the. opportunity. Now is the best time to do the Saving. Look at our Prices for the 'month. Cordials of A11:sorts, 1/. Clear Glass Salad Bowls, 6d to TomatoSauce, 5. Glass Plates, d. Daisy 8.B. Flour, 51bs 1/. Sugar Basins, 6d to 1Oid. Trees Herrings, 5d. 1.# Butter Basins, 10}d. ;Srdines, 2}d. Jam Dishes, 7d Herrings in Sace, `.d Glass Jugs, O, 1/, 1/.... ago,' bs. per 1/. Tea Sets, 9/ to 11/6.: Good.in Toilet Soap, 1/ box. Children's Cup and Saucer, . S Sioap, lid "er doz. AD Children's Fancy Mugs, 4jd. Jelly Crystals, per doz. Set Jugs, 1/4. ter Bags, 1/. 1 SOLE AGENTS Fro- -;atter Coolers, 1/2. iEt Covers,, 2/6. E 'le ,tvs Wre ors. Qurk'. Unbreakabl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
30-YEARS-OLD ECZEMA. SKIN LIKE RAW MATERIAL. SPLENDID CURE BY ZAM.BUK. Telling how Zam-Buk proved equal to curing Eczema that for 30 years had defied doctors and all other treatment, Mr Dix, of 44 Lower street, Leeder ville, Perth, W.A., says : " For thirty years I suffered fearful pain and misery from an outbreak of burning, itching eczema, round the joint of my right knee. The constant irritation was intolerable, and as I couldn't help scratching, the disease gradually got worse and worse. Many a time I have scratched until the blood has run down my fingers and the skin looked just like a piece of raw meat. "All my efforts to find a cure were fruitless, and I had doctors' treatment in Adelaide, Broken Hill and Victoria. I had just about lost all hope of ever being free of this awful disease when a friend gave me a pot of Zam-Buk. "I really used it to please him, but the applications brought such relief that I soon sent for another pot from the chemist. I continued to apply Zamn-Bu...
MOTOR AND CYCLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
1MOTOR AND CYCLE` NOTES.. -A .remarkable invention. to :reduce wind resistance, whencycling, lies-re cently been publicly tested in .raris. The invention is the work of a wealthy young- aviator, ;.named M. Etienne Bunau-Varilla, and consists. of a light torpedo. shaped wood and canvas struc ture;,-which completely .envelopes ,the rider,, only. the ., bottom half .of .the wheels being visible. The construction, not-unlike, an undersized airship, -has a side door through which.the rider enters mind mounts his machine.~ -The door. is then closed.-:-; Micas windows in front enable:the rider to see where he is go ing. :Marcel- Berthet, holder. of the world's unpaced:hour track record, was selected to -test the invention, and at the first attempt easily succeeded in es tablishing. a remarkable eries of re cords,-one of which-the standing kilo metre'.(1093 yards-he equalled, after its being unapproached for 17 years. The latest American mails bring par ticulars of the recent New York 81x D...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
SPORTIG INTEULLIOEG O, -;.* -BOWLING;| The Ararat Club will play -its third match for the Grampiana Association competition to-morrow afternoon, when they meet the, htawell 'club at Stawell. The clubs eng;gcd in the competition are Stawell, Horsham and Ararat. Tho Stawell Club have played their two matches away-at Ararat and..Hamil ton-and.have won them both; Hamil ton have won 0oe match against Arrat, and the Ararat club has lost both mat ches. The Ararat teams will.be:- No. l--Claringbold, Philpott, Matthews, Bates. No. 2--D Nully, 1 G. G Orno, Shaw, H. M'Gibbony. No. 3 Wightwick, E. M'Gibbony, T. L. Gra no, Moore. No. I--J. M. Morris, Gib lett, Cameron, Wright. Pairs Tournament.-Trophy, 25/, pro sented by Mr G. Burn, 2 bowls each, 21 up, no handicap, two defeats dis qualifying. Draw :-? Claringbold and Dunstan, v. J. . Morris and Collier. De Nully and Douglas, v. Wight wick and Williams. T. G. Grano and O'Connor, v. Wynne and Fraser. Dr. Philpott and Forster, v. Shaw and Brandt. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
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PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
PROPERTY SALES. On Saturday afternoon last, at the Ararat Mechanics' Institute, Messrs R. F. Toutcher and J. W. F. White (auctioneers in conjunction) submitted to auction a number of blocks of land situate off Queen street South, on the direct road to the mines. The blocko ranged from a quarter to half an acre each, and the number put up for sale was thirty. There was only a small attendance at the sale, and Mr Tout. I cher, who officiated as auctioneer, spoke in glowing terms of the prospects of the town from a mining point of view and also from a railway standpoint. He said that judging by what. had i taken place that day in one of the leading mines, the allotments would in time prove highly valuable. Only four allotments were sold at the sale. the officiating auctioneer remarking that they would deal privately with in tending purchasers. The pur. chasers of lots were:-T. J. Gosoip, Ir 22p, £21/5; 8. Ranson, I, £15; t. F. Toutcher, i, £14/5; Father Coghlan, Ir, £15.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. REV. L. M. GORRIE'S FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
CHURCH or F W ENG .... c REV. L. M. GORRIE'S .FAREWELL. There was a large: congregatsion att Iholy Triuity Church, Ararat, .on.8n' lday evening last when the Rev. L..lM. (lorrie preached his farewell sermon., Taking his text from 1 Samuel, 12, 24 "'lnl fear the Lord and serve. Hin in truth with all your heart."Mr Goorie said:-- ''There are occasions .in. the life of every man which mark .them selves indellibly upon his.,,brain., and cannot oe forgotten. Such is this.oc e:sion to me. The text is taken; from S:nmuel's farewell address to the Israel ish people. Samuel's, judgeship had been marked by peace. and prosperity. ihe kept no state, he exacted no tri bute and he bore no title, of, honor. Now he is retiring from the oflice he had hell so well. - He tells them thtit their future depends upon their bearing towards Jehova. It was the true and inward man that spoke what he asks his people to be. ., History re peais itself in many ways. "The grey haired old mother, as-she clasps( hie...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] OUR WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
OORRESPONDENOE. [To the Editor.] OUR WATER-SUPPLY. Sii,- In reading the report of the Borough Council meeting in your last issue, I notice that watering gardens with the hose is forbidden, in order to conserve the somewhat scanty supply available. Now, in the higher portions of the town many people have not been able to use a hose tor weeks past, for the simple reason that there is no wa ter when the appointed time for water. ing gardens comes round. As far as I can see, the water is used by those residents in the lower portion of the town before it has a chance to come right up. The first thing to do -is to stop the absolute waste of water in the croquet lawns and the bowling green. Practically every morning there is a small sheet of water covering the croquet lawns, while Alexandra Park, etc., also use their share. However, it does not do to discourage the use of water when it is paid for by meter, and the only real and proper remedy is to fix meters to every house, and c.arge for...
GOT VERY WEAK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
GOT VERY WEAK "' y boy, Jack, was very bad with diarrhoea,' writes Mrs M. Lee, Forbes, N.S.W. "Fdr quite a fortnight he was ill and got very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain a Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and to our sur prise one dose completely relieved him." For sele by Cust and Scholos, Gen.. ?Iereb at; T. A. Wild and A. Gam5on, chemists, Ararat.
GETTING A DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 February 1914
GETTING A DRINK. In connection with reports on the Closer Settlement system some good stories are being told about some of the ol time settlers, who, singular to say. iinlaged to make a good deal of nowy on properties that are now de clared to be useless. One of the most a?nusing is about a squatter in the Wes tern district, who belonged to a hard drinking family. The gentleman in question went. so far beyond the limit that he was brought -under what was loalt known as'the Blackfellow's Act. In other words a pntohibition order was la:,,l bytv the local magistrates, for hidling publicans to supply him with liquor. The station supplies of grog were kept from him as far as possible. On il y he and the cook, also a hard drinikcr, were alone at the station, but ith?out an available drop of whisky, tloughI ",Jack" knew there should be a live gallon keg of Long John some wher abhout. The cook explained that J:lck's" brothers had, to keep it oul of is reach, hoisted it up in a big tree. ian...