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'rom Workhouse to Wedlock [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Som Workhouse to Wedlock A wedding, the outcome of an old age pension romance took place recent ly, at Braintree, Essex. The bride was Miss Susannah Clarke, aged 76, who has been an inmate of the Braintree Workhouse for nearly 20 years. The bridegroom was Walter Townsend, aged 77, who has lived for many years at Drury lane, Braintree, and has been a widower for two years. The bride applied to the Braintree Guardians for assistance in her com ing marriage, and said that she and her husband would each receive the old age pension of 5/ per week. A guardian offered the pair a cottage, and other members of the board subscribed 5/ to buy her wedding ring, the master being ordered to provide the trousseau. On the occasion of the ceremony the verger of the high-steepled parish church was visibly astonished. "I've never seen so many people at a Brain tree wedding before," he observed. Every pew was full, the aisle was lined, and through the latticed windows, one saw the crowd stretching up t...
IMPERIAL CABINET. SEVERAL CHANGES. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
IMPERIAL CA3BN T. SEVERAL CHiANGES. LONDON, WEDNES?A. The appointment of M~r Buton as Governor-General of South A-rict; has necessitated several changes in the British Cabinet. Mr John Burns, President of the Local Government Board, succeeds Mr Buxton as Presi dent of the Board of Trade ; 'i}r HIerbert Samuel, Postmaster-General, becomes President of the Locl Government Board ; Mr C. E. Hob. house, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, has been appointed Post master-General; and Mir C. F. G. Masterman, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, succeeds Mr Hob house,
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. By "Ambrosine."' , One of the most useful things any woman can possess in her wavdrobe is a basque bodice or lace coatee mounted on ninon, which always gives such a soft effect. To this may be added two sets of collars and cuffs, one of black velvet, with which she should wear a silk flower at the waist, and the other of white satin, hemstitched, to be fin ished with a bunch of lilies of the val ley. Neck wear is important., and at pro sent many delightful little items can be bought so cheaply that no one need look dowdy at the throat. Indeed, never I think in fashion's varied career have so many dainties been ready for inexpensive, and immediate purchase on the part of the woman who wants to look smart. *Much old-fashioned jewellery can be turned to other uses than that for which it was originally intended; and c?ar mid-Victorian graiidparents would probably be rather scandalised at the ir:everent way in which we destroy and remodel some of their most cherished poss...
SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. LORD GLADSTONE RETIRES. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
SOUTH AFRICAN OiRSIS. LORD GLADSTONE RETIRES, LONDON, Va ?.D;D-Y. it is oficiaily announced that Lord Gladstone, Governor-General of South Africa., will retire in May next. In the House of Commons to-day, Mr Lewis Harcourt, Secretary of State for the Colonies, in reply to a question, said Lord Gladstone en joyed the Government's confidence. His lordship had wished to retire early in 1913, but owing to pressure by the Government he had agreed to postpone it. The reasons for Lord Gladstone's retirement are entirely of a domestic character. The Right Hon. Sydney Buxton, President of the Board of Trade, will succeed Lord Gladstone ,as Governor-General of South Africa.
BOWLING. MALDON V. MARYBOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
BOWLING. MALDON V. MARYBOROUGH. On Wednesday last a team of three rinks representing the Mary borough Bowling Club visited Mal don and played a most evijoyable game, resulting in a win cor the locals by one point. The weather was delightful and the drive, both ways, was all that could be desired. Mr W. Carlyon, with his three abreast, did the journey in good time and landed his cargo safely at the corner at 11 p.m. On arrival at Maldon the visitors were most cordially received by the popular president (Mr W. Uren) and his executive, who entertained the Mgryborough team at a very fine lunch. Mr Uren proposed the health of the visitors, remarking that a visit from the Maryborough Club was always looked forward to as one of their most enjoyable matches of 'the season, It was always a pleasure to receive them, as they were such a jolly lot of fellows. In returning thanks, Mr R. H. Earl, president of the Mary borough Club, accepted the honor conferred upon them and paid a tribute to the ...
COMMERCIAL. HIDE, SKIN, AND TALLOW MARKET. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
CO MMERCIALo _RIDE, SKIN, AND TALLOW MARKET. (BY WIRE.) MELBOURNE, Thursday. The Australian Mercantile, Land and Finance Co., Limited, report:-Sheep skins-Fine crossbred pelts and spring lambs 3d better, other classes firm and unchanged. Hides.-Firm market, best kips occa sionally %d better. Tallow-firm at late rates.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Whei yonu se 1n-ramn's Sauce there; 0obhingiwasted, Ingram's mae the plaineat food too good to ioiwo JAS. MINIFIE & CO., MARYBOROUGH FLOUR MILLS. 'PHONE 47. A. LAND, Manager. FLOUR, MEAL, BRAN, POLLARD, and WHEAT, AT CURRENT RATES,~ Notice to District Consumers. Our Bran and Pollard is Branded distinctly with our name (MINIFIE.) S? sk for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. -DISTRICT FARIERS PLEASE NOTE -HEAT IN ANY QUA TITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. HEATI HIGEEST MARKET PRICE. CASH ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the Mill 4d, per bus. above Melbourne eQuivalent given. ARTIFICIAL MANURES. CUMING SMITH'S MANURES HAVE THE LARGEST SALE IN AUSTR ALIA. FARMERS-Send Your Orders at Once to H. E. WIDLLAMS, SOLE DISTRICT AGENT, - HIGH-STREET, MARYBOROUGH. GOT VERY WEAK. "My boy Jack was very bad with Diarrhoea," writes Mrs. M. Lee, Forbes, N.S.W. " For quite a fortnight he was ill and got very weak, My huzband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic and Dl)iarrhoea Reme...
FAT STOCK MARKET. BALLARAT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
FAT STOOK MARKE IT. BA.LLARAT, Tuesday. Messrs Crawford, Dowling and Sey mour report:-Cattle.-234 head, about one-fourth of which consisted of quality ranging from good to prime, balance generally consisting of very m iddling to useful quality lightweights. For quality competition ruled brisk, last week's highest values being fully maintained, if anything firming towards the close. Prime pens bullocks, £11 to £12; extra, £121101 to £13/10/; good, £9/101 to £10 10/; useful, £8 to £9; prime cows, £8 to £9/10/; good, £16/101 to£7/i0/; useful, £5 to £6. Calves.-54, including a few good and prime vealers, for which a brisk demand existed. Best to £4/81/6. Sheep.-4584, consisting principally of middling and useful descriptions, with only a small proportion really prime. Ewes of all sorts were largely repre sented. For suitable quality competition was very keen, prices showing a slight improvement on those of the previous week, closing very firm. Wethers for topping up, and young, well- ro...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
W HOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. 1ELBOURNE, Thursday. Wheat.-The market is firm in tone, with only moderate supplies offering in town, and a firm inquiry, parcels being quoted at 3/7% to 3/8. Farmers' lots are quoted at about 317 basis. Business has been done in medium wheat at 3/51. The London market is quiet, but steady. Flour.-The association price for local consumption is £81151 delivered. Bran and Pollard.-The assEociation price for both articles is £4/151 delivered. Barley.-Values are firm, and the de mand fair for good malting. Prime Eng lish is quoted at 3/6, and good at 3/3 to 3/5, while a moderate quantity of thin feed has been sold at 2/1. Good to prime Cape malting is quoted at 2/021Z to 2/3. special and seed samples at 2/4, with feed at 1/11 to 2/. Oats.-The market is steady. Supplies on spot arenot excessive, and there is a fair inquiry for good milling samples. partly for, covering purposes. Good to prime Algerian milling are quoted at 1i9 to 1191, with special samples occ...
THE LORDS' DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
THE LORDS' DEBATE. The address in reply in the House of Lords was continued by Lord Loreburn, who said the time had come when stage reticence in regard to Home Rule ought to be abandoned and everybody should submit their Sviews. The Duke of Portland contributed a descriptive speech regarding the preparations which are being made in Ulster to resist Home Rule, and which the Duke watched recently.
MELBOURNE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
MELBOURNE MATCH. Early neat week (probably on on Monday night) a team from Maryborough and Castlemaine is to go to Melbourne to play on Tuesday, Wednesday, and possibly Thursday. Castlemaine supplies six men and Maryborough eight. Some curiosity has been manifested as to whether the Railway ...iosriker " would still hold tg z ti sp.., attitude if any t e - Mr' chosen, and/ 'cagh iai hs ear freesy ex prese thf'it.'te?R'ouf f not have been n.the chanqe? to so after havin ;.- ted- -xC association. However, i dcE'rEhd?ertood they have quietly dropped their protests, and are prepared to play in inter-asso ciation matches when wanted. The Railways captain, Morecroft, would probably have been chosen but for the fact that he is going to Sydney to play in an interstate railways match, and the club will be repre sented in Melbourne by Morton and Upton, neither of whom were con cerned in the recent trouble. The selection is as follows :-Castlemaine, Seelenmeyer, Warren, Ellis, Burn1, Freeman, ...
WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. ANOTHER DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
WEDNESDAY AS0SOCI TION. ANOTHER DRAW. The United and High School teams met on the concrete wickat fcr the first time for the year on Wed nesday, and an interesting game re sulted. Mitchell, who captained United, won the toss from Warren. and sent the school to the wickets They made a poor start, both Baker and Liston going cheaply. But when the latter went after making 14, Perry and Brownbill each batted nicely with Sanderson. So, too, did Green. the twc tall fellows being re sponsible for 39 and 30 not out re spectively. The batting all round was better than the school boys have put up for some time. and they had 126 up for the loss of 9 wickets when the innings was closed The howling was divided. Branton and Lamb oened for United, and the former bit hard right away. Lamb, however, had only scored 4 when he was caught in the slips. Soon afterwards Bran Stnn missed a simple ball and was bowled for 15. Then Gros-man and Gartrell made a decent. stand, the former scoring 26 and Gartrel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
ASusiems. LNoItee, LU~CAS'S B IG SALE TO-DAY. A Money-Saving Opportunity FOR THRIFTY PEOPLE. UR every effort since Christmas has S been bent in preparations for mak ing this Sale the most stock-reducing event in our history. Every line throughout our huge stock of a seasonable character we have ruth : lessly price-pruned, and many end-of season purchases fromn Melbourne manu .factuets will be sold - At Less than they cost to pi?oduce. EveryoJSy staple Goods, such as HOUSEEOLD LINENS, iNotwithstandll g late Labled advances of prices in the home markets, will be sub -tantially reduce3, and bearing in mind the fact that our goode came direct to us from the looms and are biught for prompt cash, no city house with their big expenses can afford to serve you as cheaply as we can and will. IG PRICE-LIST. If one has not been delivered at your do oraword and we will mail you one. OUR ADVICE IS SHOP ItN THE MORNINGS, Afternoons will be Crowded. GIEO. LIJCA-S & CO., 'PHONE 54. - ..>ý...
REUTER'S CABLES. HOME RULE ISSUE. DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
R UUTE-'S C IBLES. HOME RULE ISSUE. DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT. LONDON, WEDNESDAY. The debate on the address in reply to the King's speech, was resumed in the House of Commons to-day. Sir John Simon contrasted the speeches delivered yesterday by Mr Asquith and Mr Austen Chamber lain, and said the latter's was not conciliatory. Sir Edward Carson replied. Hie said the situation was intolerable, inasmuch as Unionists, pending the Prime Minister's suggestions, were asked to vote the estimates, includ ing the pay of the army which Liberals threatened to send to Ulster. If the Government proposed the exclusion of Ulster, he would con sult Ulstermen. Sir Edward Carson added that Mr John Redmond did not want Ulster's affections-only her taxes. Mr John Redmond repudiated the charge of unworthy motives, and said Nationalists shared to the fullest extent the desire for a peace ful solution, although they did not share the tragic view of the possi bilities of civil war. The exclusion of Ulster could ...