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STATE PARLIAMENT THE LATE GOVERNMENT. ALLEGATION OF BAD FAITH. MR WATT REPLIES. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 23 January 1914
the late govekxment. allegations of bad faith. mr watt replies. melbourne, thiirs.w After some formal business in""-. Legislative Assembly to-day, \[r Elms lie, Leader of the Oddo^ made a statement in regard to -hi ^ niaJ 'by certain members of the Z de* \7aa .Ministry of the a*iS?S» it he tormed a Government be given a fair trial. " -Mr Elmsiie said that when th» -v, of conudence motion was in nrnt ho authorised Mr D. Smith, i±0o *l* then representing his Mini«trv f ma.te a statement. After due consto eraiion he desired to repeat tap sra mcu* thut he authorised his coHea?.'? to mase with reference :o the ■>«!, cos he had received as to the n«w&lt;£?" eminent receiving a fair triaf quoted from "Hansard" :iio remark oi Mr Smith, and said that these -S5 a correct statement of what hp hart formed that member. He had a Jon" versanon with Sir A. Peacock a.-,J u A. A. Billson, who said thah? n " Elmsiie.) -would b? sent for. and w tne Ministry l0 be formed would h given a fair ...
BACK INCOME TAX TAKEN. COMPANY CHAIRMAN CRITICISED, LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 23 January 1914
BACK INCOME TAX TAKES. j COMPANY CHAIRMAN" CRITICISE LONDON, Thursday Mr Cunningham, wh^ presided at a meeting or the Emu Bay Railway Coa* pany, indignantly referred :o the ac tion of the Tasmania^ Gov em mem ^ deducting income tax for the J'e3r 1911-12. He said that .Mr A. E. Sole* man, the Tasmaniau Premier, had as sured the company's, solicitor that 33 would be no party retrospect^ legislation. This action, concluded .Mi* Cairuiu? nam, indicated the length the Colonist would go to attack English capital.
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE CHEWTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 23 January 1914
DISTRICT CORRESPONDENCE CHEWTON. Rev. H. Joyce (Chairman of the Congregational Union, and pastor of the Prahran Church), is at present in Chewton enjoying a well-earned holi day. Mr Joyce is a former pastor of the Chewton church, and is very popular here. The Chewton Council has erected a danger signal at Poulton's bridge corner, for the benefit of motorists. It was badly needed, as the corner is really dangerous when motors take it at top speed, as they often do.
ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 23 January 1914
ITEMS Of NEWS. During- the past year the popu larity of the University Extension lectures in Victoria has greatly in creased, and this year it is expect ed that the growth will be con sidcrajble, as it is by their means that the adult classes advocated >by Mr A. Mansbridge are t-o be estab lished. Although very little has been heard during1 the past few months ol the establishment in Cas tlemaine of these classes, it has not been forgotten, and Mr S. Cocking-, the honorary secretary, has been in active correspondence with the promoters. He is shortly to call a conference of tliose inter ested. A defective engine was the cause of the Maryborough train arriving here one and half hours late last night. As it was considered inad visable to hold the M-elfaourne train to form the connection, a special train was arranjcjed to leave Castle maine on the arrival of the delayed train at S.50 p.m. The Bendigo line passengers journeyed by the ordin ary train at 9.15 instead of by the express ...
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 23 January 1914
POSTAL TIME TABLE. » ■ ■■ A ■ ■ Avoca, clones 9.45 a.m. ; arrives at Castleraaine, 7.30 p.m., Tues., Thurs,, Sats. Ballarat, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 12.30 p.m. Bealiba, closes 0.45, a.m., Mon., Wed.: Fri. ; arrives f.SO p.m., Mon., Wed., Fri. Barker's Creek, closes 6.30 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 a.m. Bendigo, clobesr> 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m., and 8.45 p.m. ; arrives 7.25 a.m., 1 p.m., 8 p.m. Campbell's Creek, o.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m. Carisbrook, closes 9.id a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Clunes, closes 9.45 a.m. ; arrives 7.30 p.m. Chewton, closes 6.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11.30 a.m., 7.15 p.m. Down Travelling F.V., 14, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30, and 8.45 p.m. (Echiica and intermediate placet.) ; arrives 1 p.m. and S p.m. n^nolly, closes 9.45 a.m., 3.30 p.m.; arrives 12.30 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. Fryerstown, closes 6.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m. ; arrives 11 a.m., Y.15 p.m. Gowar, closes 10.20 a.m. ; arrives 3.30 p.m. Guildford, closes 6.30 a.m., and 9.45 a.m.; arrives 1...
BOXING CONTESTS WORLD'S WELTER-WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. WON BY TOM McCORMICK. LARGE CROWD WITNESSES. MELBOURNE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
BOXING CONTESTS WORLD'S WELTER-WEIGHT CHAM PIONSHIP. AVON BY TOM McCORMICK. LARGE CROWD WITNESSES. MELBOURNE, Sunday. There were between 10,000 and | 12,000 .people at the West Melbourne Stadium last night to witness the con test for the welter-weight champion ship of the world. TJie contestants were Tom McCor-; mick, champion of the British Empire, and Waldemar Holberg, of Denmark,; who, respectively, stripped at lOst i T.^lbs, and lOst 5} lbs. Holberg had appeared ibefore in Mel bourne, and had established himself as a game and scientific boxer, while McCormick was regarded by his re-1 cord in England, and his recent defeat of Summers, as being one of the best &lt; in the game. j In the first two rounds, which wore Holberg's, .McCormick was on the de- j fensive, but after that he let himself! go, and quickly had his opponent at j his mercy, and by some heavy right body blows made the gamo "willing. In the third round Holberg hit low, and was cautioned by the referee. Prom ...
KNOCKED DOWN BY TRAIN RAILWAY EMPLOYE KILLED. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
KNOCKED DOWN BY TRAIN rr; • It AI LAVA Y EMPLOYE KILLED. MELBOURNE, Saturday. Thomas .Carroll, 39, railway em ploye, sustained serious injuries to day, and Is mow in the Melbourne Hos pital. Carroll, wlio lives in Ridgeway street; Kensington, was knocked down by a train in the goods yard at Spen cer street. Ho was taken to the hos-. pital in a St. John Ambulance van. Dr. J. V. Griffith found that the man was I suffering from a compound fracture! of the right leg, and was of opinion 1 that the foot would have to be amputa ted. lie was bruised extensively, and several ribs were fractured. MELBOURNE, Sunday Carroll died in the Melbourne Hos- | pital to-day.
YOUNG WOMENS' CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE. LARGE ATTENDANCE. CASTLEMAINE REPRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
YOUNG WOMENS' CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION AXXU AL C OX F EltEX CE, LARC; E ATTKXDANCE. CASTLEMAIXE REl' RESlvN T A i TIOX. A leu-days' Central 1 conference (for Victoria and Tasmania) of the •Young, Women's Christian Associa tion is being held at Kyneton. The delegates num'ber over 50, and there are visitors from. India and_ New Zealand. The lecturers to the Bible classes are the Rev. professor Adam, the Rev. T. Jolley Smith (of East Malvern), and the Rev. p\ A. Ivilbey, B.A. (of Bendigo). The conference leader is Miss Helen Barnes, national organising- secre tary and formerly of New York. The delegates were welcomed by the ladies of Kyneton at an after noon tea The conference celebrated Asso ciation Day in the Kyneton Gar dens on Wednesday afternoon, to which Kyneton residents were cor dially welcomed. The idea is that each association represented at the conference should contribute a "stunt" or "turn" to the programme. At half Past three precisely the girls marched in procession and sal...
ENTERTAINMENTS ROYAL HALL PICTURES. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
_ ENTERTAINMENTS ^ __ ROYAL 'HALL PICTURES. TO-.X 1 GUT'S PROGRAMME. The programme to bo presented at the Royal Hall to-night contains two excellent dramas, as well as good comic, scenic, and topical films. The star drama is entitled For Another's Crime, and is a powerful story, depict ing the suffering of the innoceut for the guilty. The staging and acting of this film has been described as truly fine, and the story is certainly a good one. The other drama is of the cowboy variety, and is called Tender foot Sheriff. It is full of sensational incidents, being the tale of a robbery by a&lt;n outlaw, and his pursuit and capture. Scenes in Dublin is the title of the scenic film, and the photo graphy is splendid. The beauties of Phoenix Park, and the departure of the fishing fleet from llowth are well portrayed. (The full programme is :—Tobias Turns Tables (comedy, 1000ft), Ten derfoot Sheriff (drama, 1000ft), Scenes in Dublin (scenic), Betrothal of Snob (comedy). Second >par...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY THE AUTUMN SHOW. TO BE OPENED BY THE PREMIER. INVITATION ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY THE AUTUMN SHOW. TO BE OPJ5XED BY THE PREMIER. •I'NVIT/VTIOX ACCEPTED. Tile committee o£ the local Horticul tural Society, having fixed 8th and 9th April, 'for the autumn show discussed the question as to who should be invit ed to perform the opening ceremony. Of late years we have had His Excel lency sir Thomas Gi:bson Carmichael and His Excellency Sir John Fuller, and the presence of such notable men •added largely to the attendance of the public. This year the secretary (Mr H. S. Archdall) was instructed to write to the Premier, Hon. AV. A. AVatt, asking him to visit Castleinaine, and perform the opening ceremony on the afternoon of 8th April, and yesterday he receiv ed the following reply :—"I am in receipt of your letter of the 19th Inst., and I desire to express my thanks for the invitation conveyed therein to open the autumn show of your society on the Sth April. I have 'pleasure in accepting the invitation.—Yours sin cerely, AV. A. Watt." Tile Premier i...
DROWNED IN LAKE WENDOUREE SPECTATORS GIVE EVIDENCE. BALLARAT, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
DROWNED IN LAKE WENDOUREE ? 'SPECTATORS GIVE EVIDENCE. BAL'LAiRAT, Saturday. ■An adjourned inquest was conduct ed to-day by \Mr J. 'Eraser, Deputy Cor oner, concerning the death by drown ing of Alfred 'Francis Collins, S, at Lake Wendouree, on Wednesday last. A finding of accidental death was returned. •Charles Bowman, City Council em ploye, and William Phillips, bill pos ter, sard that they were in boats when they were attracted by a commotio'ii to View Point, and they walked about in four fcei of water for some minutes until George Johnstone came and bro ught the body ashore. 'Phillips, who is about five feet ten inches in height, said that he could not swim, and had never been under the water, but that if he had been able to feel the body with his feet he would •have lifted it from the water. He held cm to his boat while Bowman used a grappling hook.
CASTLESMAINE V. GUILDFORD. CASTLEMAINE. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
|| CASTLESMAIXE V. GUILDFORD. j CA3TLBMAIXE. 1 First Innings. K. \Y. House, c Dunstan, b Delmenico 0 P. C. House, c Baker, 1) Cleaves .. 60 &lt;L. Freeman, c. b Cleaves .. .. 3S L. Bragge, b Cleaves 21 G. Berwick, law., b Cleaves .. .. 4 -M. Burns, b Cleaves S W. Wiliiains, c Delmenico, b Cleaves 24 Carroll, c P. Delmenico, b 'M. Del menico Grifiirhs, run out. .. 4 Harris, no; oiu 1 Sundries 16 Total 5.. .. ITS 'Bowling :—_\1. Delmenico, 2 -for 39; 1). Winkeimann, 0 for 36: A. Cleaves, '1 for ;»1: \Y. Baker, 0 for Hi; C. Baras *i. t> for l;i; G. Welch, 0 for 2: I'. Del '.acuicu, 0 for 1. GUILDFORD. First Innings. M. Delmenico, b JIousc Iterassi, :io; out. *-!. Welsh, b Harris V. Baker, not out Sundries Total for two wickets .. 35
INTERSTATE CRICKET VICTORIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES. BIG SCORE BY HOME TEAM. VICTORIA'S DISASTROUS START. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
INTERSTATE CRICKET VICTORIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES. DIG 'SCORE BY HOME TEAM. VICTORIA'S DISASTROUS START. SYDNEY. Sunday. On the Sydney Cricket Ground yes terday the match for the Sheffield Shield between New South Wales and Victoria was continued in .warm wea ther. When the stumps were drawn last nigln, Ne'.v South "Wales in the first in nings had lost three wickets for 430 runs, .Macartney being 1S4 and Mailcy mine. The New South Welshmen carried their total to 675 before being disposed of. Victoria thou went to the wickets, but made a very disastrous start, at the close of the day's iplay having lost three wickets for 49 runs. Details : — NEW SOUTH WALES. First Innings. Collins, c Carroll, b Armstrong GS Kelleway, b .Lugton 13S Bardsley, c and b .Matthews .. 28 .Macartney, c .Lainpard, b Ryder .. 201 Mailey, b Ryder GG Trumper, c Armstrong, b Lugton 24 Andrews, lbw, b Mattliews .. .. 20 Folkard, c Carkeek, b Armstrong 15 'Barbour, not out 65 Massie, lbw, b Armstrong McKe'w, c and b A...
C.U.C.C. V. YARRAVILLE METHODISTS. TO-DAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
I Cl'.C.C. V. YARRA'VILL'E -METHOD i ISTS. TO-DAY'S MATCH. . 'Illy oniy local iixlure to-day will a match between ihe Lennox street, ^rraville, Methodist Club, and the The match will take place 09 Camp Reserve, and will corn ice at 11 a.m. ihe following team has been select ^ represent C.U.C.C. H. Cold f!\Jewell (2), Freeman (2), Hodson. r°oale, McKnight, Johnson, F. House: '■ House, G. McLean, Vv. Baker.
GASTLEMAINE IN DARKNESS SATURDAY NIGHT'S GAS FAILURE. INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS. COMPANY HAS GOOD RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 26 January 1914
GASTLEMAINE IN DARKNESS SATURDAY .MIGHT'S GAS FAILURE. •INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS. COMPANY HAS GOOD 'RECORD. A failure of the gas supply on Satur day night plunged the town into dark ness for about a quarter of an hour. The sudden obliteration of the liglns caused some consternation, and quite a lot of confusion, Tor it occurred a! aTjout half-past eight o'clock—jusr. when the shops were busiest. There was, in 'many shops, quite a hurry-scurry for lamps and candles, so that business could be continued; At the Mechanics' quite a large num ber of subscribers were changing their ■books, and new ones were sought from the shelves by the aid of matches, while the secretary took the numbers by candle-light. Fortunately, the failure did not last long, and before nine o'clock business was :-:i full swing again. The accident -occurred through the pit at [lie gasworks being Hooded wi>h water, and the consequent entrance of water into the pipes. This is only the second total failure of the ga...