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SIX SISTERS 475 YEARS OLD [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
SIX SISTERS 475 YEARS OLD The joint ages of a family of six sis- I ters named Lamelle, living in a little village near Autun, France, total 475 years. Lazarette is eighty-five, Marie eighty-three, Marie Lazarette seventy eight, Etiennette and Jeanne, twins, seventy-seven, and Antoinette seven ty-five. They are all in perfect health, anrd look forward to living 100 years each. NOT ON THEIR OWN The ideal of the future must be a humanism which no more idealises "the woman on her own" than it ad mires the isolated man, but allows to each personality and freedom, and links them in a comradeship against the lusts and the brutalities which would destroy them both (says "The Nation"). I
DEFINING A TRADE [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
DEFININO A TRADE Four La'w Lords and five eminent counsel were occupied in -the House of Lords yesterday in an endeavor to settle whether boiling a kettle is or is not a trade (says the "Daily News" of November 15). They did not suc ceed-at least, their lordships re served judgment without calling upon counsel for the respondent, Lord Hals bury remarking that if they desired to hear them they would notify them to that effect. The respondent yesterday was the occupier and licensee of the Crutched Friar Hotel, John street, Minories. The appellants were the Metropolitan Water Board, and the question at issue was whether the water supply was one for trade or domestic pur poses, in view of the fact that a cater ing business is carried on at the hotel. One or two posers were put by Lord Halsbury to Mr. Clavell Salter, K.C., who opened for the Water Board, and argued that the catering consti tuted a trade within the meaning of the Act. "If an old woman had someone to tea (to be paid for), ...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. A Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send. ing station, including address and signaturs not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id. Other places witinu the it.te, exotep town and suburban, including address and signa. ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 9d, Each additional word, Id. Interstate, i.e., from any one state to any other state, including address and signsture not exceeding sixteen words), ls. Each additional word, id. On telegrams rom and to Tasmania the charges to be those mentioned above with cable charges added which at the present time is id per word. Double the foregoing rates to be charged for transmission of teolegrams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and tfor. urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclusive of post age cbarges.
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. SMoney Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over £10, is; over £10, but not over £15, is 6d; over £15, but not over £20, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Y over £2, 6d; not over £5, is not c. ...., is 6 a; not over £10, 2s ; not over. £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, Ss; not over £17, 3s 6d; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Austraha) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Posses) ions or Foreign Countries, 6d for each £1, sud fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES. Postal notes may be obtained at any Pos Office in Viotoria. Hours of payment 10 a.m, to 5 p.m. The following are the denomination of the notes, and the poundage, or price charged for them :-ls, id ; le 6d, id; 2s, id; 2s 6d Id; s, Id 3s 6d, Id; 4s,ld; 4s 6d, Id; 5s,...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
New Railway Fares. gle Re r 1st 2nd 1st Port Faily to Melbourne... 2Ss Od 1Ss Sd 46s lOd 31s6 d Geelong ... 21s 4d 14s 2d 35s 6d 23s Sd Ballarat .. 29s 4d 19s Sd 49s Od 32s Colac ... 13s Sd 9s 2d '2s 10 15s `d Camperdown 9s 6d is 4d 15s 10 s6d 'erang ... 7i 4d 4s 10d 12s 2d 3sd Warrnambool 3F 2d 2s 2d Bs 2d 3d8 Koroit .. ls Sd Is sd s l sd 10d Moyne ... 10d 6d 1 Od 1 Hamilton ... 9s od 6s 4d 15s 10d Rosebrook..., 4d 2d Od Kirkstall ... is 2d 10d Os 2d ls Crosslev ... is 4d 10d -s 2d l1 Printed and published by-EDW?'D 8ill Sole Proprietor at the office
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. Stationers and Fancy Goods. Misses Walker and Lugg, Sackville -st. -A1C to'4 eers, d&c. J. B. Holden and Co. M. Devereux O'Brien Bros. Murch and Taylor J. Orawford, \Va~ga Wagga Drapers and Clothiers Gray and Co, Bank street WV. J. T'yler, Cox-street E. C. Robinson, Sackvi!e-street. Grocers and General Merchant Cutting and Boyd, Sackville-street W, J. Tyler Gray and Co, Bank street Powell and Sons, Sackville street Tailors : T. H. Storey, Sackville-street W. George, Sackville Street Izmsurcance Agents: Gazette Office, Sackville-street J. B. Holden and Co. Undertaker : Wm. Rundeil, William-street Guyett and Sone, Sackville-street t
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST -.OF= SUBSCRIBERST 1. Shipping Office 21. J. C.. McCallum 2. Lighthouse 22 H. Lyfield 3. -Powell and Sons .23. R. A. Gibson 4. J. Goldie 24. Postmaster 5. J. Gray and Co. 25. M. Devereux 6. Hospital 26. Saltau and Son 7. Town Hall 27. Mr Powling's 8. H. Swann House 9. Guyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Powling 29. Police Station (Office) 30. Dr Lyons 11. Railway Station 31. J. O. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Offioe 13. 32 Mrs Whiting 14. E. Hanley 33. F. Freckleton Gazette 34. N. Corson 15. Dr Orchard 35. J. Gauley 16. Douglas House 36. J. C. Holden house 17. C. Jago 37. Jas. Boyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Hote 38 W. J. Tyler 19. Cramond's 39. Father O'Regan 20. H. G. Wilson
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
The Young ~iuard. In connection with the universal mili tary training in the Port Fairy centre, the officer has issued the following list of parades for the present year Cadets 14 years, 1st and 3rd Fridays in each month Cadets 15 years, 1st and 3rd Mlondays in each month. iCadets 16 years, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 1st and 3rd Wednes day in each month. Voluntary Night Drills. Cadets 14 years, 2nd and 4th Fridays in each month. Cadets 15 years, 2nd and 4th Mondays in each month SCadets 16 years, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in each month. Cadets-17 years, 2nd and 4th Wednes days in each month.
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
Races to Come. --0 Saturday, February 21-Orford Picnic Race Club. Saturday, February 28-Kirkstall picnic Saturday, Feb 2S -South Purumbete Saturday, March 7-Cobden Saturday, March 14-Garvoc Tuesday, March 17-Koroit Saturday. March 21 Hexham Tuesday, March 24-Caramut Saturday, March 2S-Dixie Races Easter Monday (April 13)-Penshurst Saturday, April 25--Port Fairy May. 5, 6, 7-\Varrnambool May 13, 14-Coleraine Saturday, May 16-Kirkstall May 20, 21-Casterton Monday, January 26 - Branxholme Carnival and Sports. Wednesday, February 11 - Portland Show - Wednesday, March 11--Digby Show
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
Port Fairy Borough -00 -on-- Province Western-Members. - Eons W S. Manifold, E. S. White, M.L.C's Member-Mr J. Duffues, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy 27th May, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Pon-lation - 2000. Number of dwellings-429. Valuation £14,422 for 1912-13 ; £14.441 for 1913-14. Rate-2e in pound for 1913-14. Revenue £4,858 for 1913-14. Number of Assess ments-675. Ratepayers in Rate Book-500. on the Voters' Roll-480. Mayoral allow ance-£30. Loans--Ats 1112 and ]552-£5,624 13s 7d ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. Lt.OUOILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Port f1airy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 191l G. Brown, Rosebrook, retires August 1916 A. H. Noar, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the mayo...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
PACKETS, El . Packets may be sent through the poat. Without a cover (but not fastened with any thing adhesive, such as gum, postage stamp sealing wax, &c.); in a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be slit, the open. ing must be of the full extent of the end or side, and the contents must be easy of with. drawal). The cover may bear the sender'i name and address, and the words " packet' C sample" or "pattern," &o., as the ca. may be) " only." acsets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may out the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds drugs, &c., which cannot be sent as oper packets, may be enclosed in bags or bores fastened so as to be easily undone and ro fastened. If addressed to places in the United Kingdom only, they may be sent in closed transparent bags. Note-If the above conditions be not con plied with packets are regarded as in. sufficiently paid letters, and charged accordi...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
POSTAL INOIIMAO Letters-Half ounce or under ,, For every ounce 0 Urgent Letters-For each Letter addition to.ordinary postage . Late fee . 0 6 ; Letters-For every joz or under " 0 1 Post Cards-each .-. 20 Reply Post Cards-each 0 Newspapers-4ozs d each " ' 3 Packets -Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight eb, dimensions not to exceed length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2oz or fraction thereof patterns and samples. packets of merchandise, &c., maximum weight lib ; dimension not to exceed 2ft in length, one foot in depth or width ; rate of postage for every . oz. or fraction thereof ooks- For every 4oz or under, p0 to 5b sl ... .. Newspapers-For each newspaper 1 Newspapers, magazines, and publi. cations, not published in the Con. monwealth, 2oz. Post cards-each ... . Reply post cards-each " ... 1 Letter cards-2 for ... 0 2 Registration fee ... 0 2 Parcel lib or under ... 0 6 Parcel, each extra lb or under .. 6 ... O~ 3
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
DEATH. BAILEY--On Thursday, February 19, at her late residence, Wishart-street, Port Fairy. Blanche Mary, the be loved wife of H. S. Bailey. Age, 31 years. R.I.P. FUNERAL NOTICE. The friends of Cr H. S. Bailey are respectfully requested to follow the remains of his late beloved wife to the Port Fairy Cemetery. The funeral will leave his residence, Wishart-street, TO MORROW (Friday, 20th inst.), at 4 o'clock p.m. GUYETT and SONS, Undertakers.
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
LAWi RELATIN (i TO NEWSPAPERS. 1 Subscribers who do not give expre~s notice to the contrary are considered as wish ing to CONTINUE their subscription 2. If subscribers order the discontinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to sen' them until ARREAns are paid 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are RESPONSIBLE until they have settled their bills, and ordered the periodicals to be discontinued 4. If subscribers remove to other places without informing the publishers, and the papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible 5. The courts have decided that "refusing to take periodicals from the office or removing or leaving them uncalled for is prima facia evidence of intentional FRLAUD 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give NoTIcE to the publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publish...
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
WOOL FREIGIHTS Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to Melbourne or Gee long:-- long:-RailPort Rail to Mel- Rail to Fairy and bourne Geelong. thence by steamer. Koroit 46 3 39 6 23 3 Woolsthorpe 47 6 41 o 26 6 Hawkesdale 48 o 42 o 27 9 Minhamite 49 o 43 3 30 o Purdeet 49 6 44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 6 483 363 Yatchaw 50 o 47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 °37 o Warrnambool 45 o 37 6 2I1 6 Wannon 50 9 48 3 41 o Gritjurk 51 3. 49 o _43 o Coleraine 52 o 49 6 44 9 Branxholme 51 o 45 6 32 o Grassdale 52 3 49 9 35 o Merino 53 3 509 38 0 Henty -54 o 51 6 39 6 Sandford 54 9 52 3 41 6 Casterton 55 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 0 49 6 29 6 Myamyn 52 6 50 o 28.o Milltown 52 9 50 6 27 3 Heywood 53 9 51 3 25 o Strathkellar 48 3 46 o 39 o Mountajup 47 '6 45 o 41 o
Portland Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Portland Pars. The council did not want the warship Svdney to come to Port Sland yesterday. They want a war ship as an attraction on Discovery Day (April30). The admiral said the arrangements could not be altered, and the cruiser would an chor off Portland on the 23rd. But she did not. At a land board, Walter Saunders was asked to show cause against the forfeiture of 239 acres, Narrawong. Cancellation was recommended. There is an agitation on for a resident clerk of courts. Mr Moss, an expert from Melbourne, will visit Warrnambool this week to re port on electric lighting schemes for the town, the council having decided to ex pend L5o for such reports. Shortly gas works will be obsolete institutions, but Port Fairy and Portland will stick to theirs till the last. Five of the wireless stations in the Commonwealth are being run at a loss, the revenue being LI78 and the expendi ture L1400. A-reduction in'charges may be made. A daily wireless news-service within reach of the Commonwealt...