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SIR IAN HAMILTON. RECEPTION AT MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 13 February 1914
SIR I N HAMILTON. RECEPTION :AT MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE,-. THURSDAY. "When you c.an put a bullet through a tairget of a man's head and shoulders at 1000 yards, you can dictate your terms to anyone who wants to come inside," said Sir Ian Hamilton, Inspector General of the Overseas: Forces when referring to Australia's. small population in re lation to other countries at the Lord Mayor's reception :this afternoon. "Make yourself efficient," he added; "it does not matter about the small ness of the population. Efficiency in .the highest standard will make you fit for the offices- of peace and war." There was a large and representa tive gathering at the reception. Besides the Mayor, Cr. Hennessy, there were the Minister for Defence, Senator Millen; the leader of the Opposition, Mr Fisher; the State Premier, Mr Watt; Rear Admiral Sir William Cresswell, and mem bers of the Naval Board, Colonel Parnell, State Military Commandant, and departmental heads of the de fence -forces. The Lord Mayor,...
DUKE AND MAIN LEADS CONSOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
DUKE AND MAIN LEADS CONSOLS. At the Duke and Main Leads Con-! sols the wash working~s going up the t lead are proving the gutter to be taking a big southerly bend towards a point where the No. 2 shaft left payable wash underlevel. Indica tions point to the ground being opened in this direction being pro fitable when thoroughly drained, and in order to h ave better com mand of the lead the reef drive has been turned direct south. This will expedite the drainage by isolating the wash now being opened up, and will also provide good facilities for delivery. The uo.in north level is being pushed o? down the lead as quickly as pos~ ble, and is getting towards a point where a good pros. pect of gold was obtained from a surface bore.
BEALIBA MINING. BEALIBA, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
BEALIB.X MINING. BEALT?A, Saturday. At the Bealibt Alluvial develop ments of a highly encouraging nature continue to be met with. The main east crosscut, which is being driver in wash, is now out lS5ft.; the face carries 5ft. of strong gold-bearing wash, 3 to 5 grains to the dish being regularly washed, In order to open up more ground the main reef level north and south are being pushed ahead. Arrangements are well in hand for a comp!ete winding and puddling plant. Mr T. Miteanell, o the South Berry, visited the mineai last week on bAhalf of city holders, and expressed himself as being highly pleased with possibilities. Puzzle Flat.--kain shaft has been completed, and arrangements are being made to open out.
150 LIVES IN PERIL. WOMAN'S PLUCK SAVES TRAIN. SAN FRANCISCO, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
150 LIVES IN PERIL. WOMAN'S PLUCK SAVES TR . INT SAN FRANCISCO, F .. Telegranims from Denver. Colorado state that the pluek and pr?euce . A mind or a woman telephone opera tor prevented a great railway disas ter when the dam of the great Hors., Creek reservoir burst :este~rdav. 'hi water released by the bursting of the damn swept down the vailey in a 103 ft. wall, and wrecked a railway bridge near the town of Hudson shortly before a Chic'go, Burlitngton and Quincy passenger train w- 150o people on board was due to crose. Mrs Gannon, a telephone operator, although in consider??le da.nger from the flood stuck to her polo ng enough to warn the neare.t station. The train was stopped by danger flag in time to prevent the threatened catastrophe.
MINING NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
MI1NING NJEWS, THE SHAREMARKET. Mr Noah Davey, stock and sharebroker, High-street, Maryborough, reports the following closing quotations at the last meetings of the Melbourne and Ballarat stock exchanges on Saturday afternoon: ARARAT DISPRICT. Oathcart-b 3/1, s 3/5 Cathcart (paid)- b 31, s 3/4 Cathcart Central-b 32/, s 33/ Cathcart Victory-- 1/6 Central Langi-b 3/5, s 3/8, sales 3/6 Great Langi-b 4/. s 4/2, sales 3/9, 4/1 Langi N.-b 6/, s 6/2, sales 5/8, 6/1, 6/1U I Langi N. (paid)--b 9/ Langi S.-b 15', s 1]56, s-ales 15/3 Langi S. (paid)--b 16/ New Langi-b 34/, s 34/6, sales 32/6, 34/ Upper Langi-b 1/6, s 1/7, sales 1/6 Upper L-ngi (paid)-b 2/6 BEAUFOR DISTRCIOC Beaufort Deep Lead-b 2 11 Hope N.-b 11/6, s 12/61 Hope Ext. W.-b 1/2, s 1/5 Edope Ext. W. (paid)-b 1/, a 1/3 BALLARIA DIS'T'ICl , Britannia-s 5/ Llanberriq No. 1-b S/ Llanberris S-b 1/3, sales 1/3 N. Woah Hawp-b 4/ , s 4/2 Woah Hawp No. 1-b 1 BERRINGA A.ND SCARDALE. Birthday Tunnel -b 3/4, s 3/5, sales 3/5, 3/1)( Golden Ree...
BY-ELECTION. MR MASTERMAN OPPOSED. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
BY-ELECTION. MR MASTERMAN OPPOSED, LONDON, i-r,.. Major Sir Matthew Wilson, r., has announced himself as a candi date for the Bethnal Green seat in the House of Conmmon , a b-elec tion for which has been necessitated by the appointment of Mr C. G. Masterman as Chancellor of tl Duchy of Lancaster in succession to Mr C. E. Hobhouse the new Post master-General. [Mr Mastermnan only won the seat in July, 1911, by 184 votes from 'ir Hoffgaard, the Unionist candidate. A socialist nominee polled 184 votes.]
CHRIST CHURCH. HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
CHRIST CHURCH. HARVEST FESTIVAL. Yesterday was the annual harvest thanksgiving Sunday at Christ Church, and fitting observances of the occasion were made. The church itself was appropriately and taste fully decorated, greenery and flowers being festooned about every vantage point, and two arches gracing the aisle. In addition, there was a goodly collection of more practical produce of the fields. Though the weather was uncom fortably warm, there were good con gregations at each of the three special services, and interested at tention was given the addresses of the preacher, the Ven. Archdeacon Harris, of Hamilton, ex-vicar of Christ Church. At each service the music was of an appropriate charac ter. In the evening the choir, under the leadership of Mr Chas. Waters, nicely rendered the anthem, "Let the earth bring forth fruit." Solo parts were admirably treated by Mr C. Volk and Miss Sylvia Harling. At the evening service the Ven. Archdeacon Harris spoke from the words-" Let your lig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
J. S. ROBERTSON'S SENSATIONAL SALE ..i? IS NOW BEING HELD. RETAT preparations have been made to make this the most successful effort Syet attempted at Clearing Out Stocke of all kide. Each department hay it quota of what we term S SENSATIONAL BARGAINS. ::MILLINERY, AT MARVELLOUSLY REDUCED PRICES. ?)..-:...?ATJ SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. DRESS GOODS BEING CLEARED AT ABOUT HALF-PRICE. LINEN AND COTTON GOODS, AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. IN THE CLOTHING & MERCERY SRORE :- : THE BARGAINS are Very Interesting. MEN YOUTJTHS', and BOYS' SUITS, at Reduced Prices. I EATS, SHIRTS, SCARFS, BRACES, etc., at Gift Prices. Shop e"arly in the day, thus avoid the inevitable crush usual during the afternoon, Business Notices. :NEW YEAR GIFBI, !>-.-.. :..(;: . .;:._ iiv HE AJewel Adornrrmen Apart from its pleasing at tractiveness, is always as? sociated with evoents of more than ordinary importance. Your choice from our cx tensive variety of. .' Fashionable Jewwiiery the most up-to-datc atoc in ...
MR A. LYNCH CONVERTED WOULD FIGHT FOR ENGLAND. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
MR A. LY.NCH CON Y?-'R TED R WOULD FIGHT FOR ENGLAND. LONDON, tm;al. Mr Arthur Lynch, 'ationalist M.P. for West Clare, who was sen tenced to death for high treason in 1903, declared himself in the House of Commons to-day to boe now a loyal subject of the Crown, He said that since the Boer X.ar3 Eng land had done much for South Africa and Ireland, and if Bri_..i.n were attacked he would now filt for her. [Mr Arthur Lynch, then member elect for Galway, served as colonel of the Irish Brigade No, i, on th Boer side during the South Afries" war. After his return to England, a prosecution for high treason was instituted by the Crown. The case was tried at the King's Bench before the Lord Chief Justice (Lord Aver stone), Mr Justice \iils, and Mi Justice Channel, and on %anu?ar 23, 1903. Mr Lynch was sentences? to death. The sentence was tfor - wards commuted to penal ser.it, for life, but Mr Lynch was released on licence on Jai ?- r 2. 90 He was elected 1z. , f 'r West Clot÷ in 1909, He is...
REUTER'S CABLES. INDEMNITY BILL. SPEECH BY GENERAL BOTHA. CAPETOWN, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
RiLUTE 'S C \BLES. INDEMNITY BILL. SPEECH BY GENERAL BOTHA. CAPETOWN, FRIDAY. The debate on the Indemnity Bill was continued in the Union House of Assembly to-day, when General Botha, the Prime Minister, spoke for two hours. He declared that the grievances of the Labor party were simply an excuse to create a revolu tion. The deported men were not the only generals of the revolution. as some were sitting in the House now. General Botha made a caustic attack on the Labor members and on General Hertzog. LONDON, FaiaY. The " Westminster Gazette (Liberal) comments at length this evening on the debate in the House of Commons on the amendment moved by Mr J. Riamsay Macdonald (leader of the Labor Party) to in struct Lord Gladstone to reserve assent to the Indemnity Bill until a judicial inquiry into the deportations has been instituted. The "Gazette" remarks that " the debate was a model of correctness in so far as it dealt with the rights ofi the self-governing dominoions, but the deportat...
WRITERS AND WRITINGS. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. MEN OF LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 16 February 1914
WRITERS AND WRITINGS. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. MEN OF LETTERS. Of human notabilities men of letters are the most interesting, and this arises mainly from their out spokenness as a class. The writer makes himself known in a way no other man makes himself known. The distinguished engineer may be as great a man as the distinguished writer, but as a rule we know little about him. Doubtless he reveals himself in his work as the poet reveals himself in his song, but then this revelation is made in a tongue unknown to the majority. After all, we do not feel that we get near him. The man of letters, on the other hand, is outspoken; he takes you into his confidence; he keeps no secret from you. Be you beggar, be you king, you are welcome. He is no respecter of persons. He gives without reserve his fancies, his wit, his wisdom ; he mak3s you a present of all the painful or happy years have brought him. The writer makes his reader heir in full. Men of letters are a peculiar class. They are a...