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DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. Stationers and Fancy Goods. Misses Walker and Lugg, gackville .st. Aucttoreers, dec. J. B. Holden ~nd Co. hi. Devereux O'Brien Bros. Maroh and Taylor J. Crawford, WVagga Wagga Dra1pers and Clothiers Gray and Co, Banuk treet W. J. rTyler, Cox-street E. C. Robinson, Sackville-street. Grocers and General Merchant : Cutting and Boyd, Sackville-street W, J. Tyler Gray and Co. Buank street Powell and Sons, Sadckvillo street Tailors: T. H. Storey, Sackville-street W. George, Sackville Street Insurance Agents: Gazette Office, Sackville-street J. B. Holden and Co. Undertaker : Wm. Rundeil, Wlliam-street Guyett and Sons. Sackville-street
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Port Fairy Borough -oo Province Westrn-Members.--Uone W S. Manifold, E. S. White, M-L.C's Member-Mr J. Duffus, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy 27th May, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Ponnlation - 2000. Number of dwellings-429. Valuation £14,422 for 1912-13; £14441 for 1913-14. Rate-2s 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-A'ts 1112 and 1552-£5,624 13s 7d ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. -OUNOILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. MoLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Port fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 G. Brown, Rosebrook, retires August 1916 A. H. Near, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have-occupied the mayoral chair. ...
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
'Port Fairy T'elevphose Exchange LISI' OF SUBSCRIB?I~R. 1.- Shipping Office 21. J. C. McCallum 2. Lighthouse 22 H. Lyfield 3. Powell and Sons 23. R. A. Gibeson 4. J. Goldie 24. Postmaster 5. J. Gray and Co. 25. M. Devereux 6. Hospital 26. Saltau and Son 7. Towu 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 Stalion 31. J. C. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Office 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. Holdenhonse 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
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Letters-Half ounce or under ,, For every oUcF Urgent LettersFor eac L addition to ordinary postae in Letters-For every ioz or under Post Cards--ac h 0 Reply Post Gards-.eaji " 0 Newspapers-4,zs rl each '" Packets -Commrnrcial and papers, maximum igprinted dimensions not to excedt ebe, length, lft in depth or "idth, fl every 2oz or fraction thereof for patterns and samples. Packets o 0 merchandise, &c., maximum es of lib ; dimension not to - veight in length, one foot in dephd t width; rate of postage pth or Soz. or fraction thereof every ooks- For every 4oz or under, -? 0 to 5b sl ..up Newspapers-For each n owp' Newspapers, magazines, and pabli. cations, not published in the C?n. monwealth, 2oz. o. Post cards- each .'" . 0 Reply post cards-each ... 0 1 Letter cards-2 for .. '" ... 0 2 Registration fee .' " . 0 2 Parcel lib or under ... 0 3 Parcel, each extra lb or under 0 6 *n0 a
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Races to Come. - -0 Saturday, February 28-Kirkstall picnic Saturday, Feb 2S -South Purnmbete Saturday, March 7--Cobden Saturdayi 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 Stunrday, April 25-Port Fairy May 5, 6, 7--Warrnambool 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 POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
FORT FAIRY POsT-OEFICE. MAILS CLOSE. . Melbourne .. . Geelong .. .. i Colao...... ... . Daily''at 12.50 p.u Warrnambool 0 and 10 pm. Koroit _.. T.P.O. Daily, at 12.50 p.m 3.30. p.m,, (Thurs Hamilton .. day and Friday ex cepted) and 10,pm Thursday. Byaduk........ Macarthur .. Broadwater .... Daily, ati3.30 p.m Orford .. ... Koroit .. .j Crossley Killarney .. Koaebroo Daily at 3.30 p.mi Port Fairy North Portland .. Narrawong ., - Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra .. . and Thursdays, at Codrington . . 10 p.m. Yambuk .* ... MAILS ARRIVE. Melbourne.. 12.45 a.m. and 3.5 eu - p.m. daily. T.P.O ... ... 3.50 p.m.daily. tGeelong .. .. 'Daily, at 12.45 a.m. Terang .. ... and 3.50 pm. Colao ... ... ... Warrnambooll ' . 12.45 a.m. and 3.50 )"J p.m. daily. S Daily; at 11.45 a.m. Koroit.. ... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 aim. ?iDaily 12.15 p.m., Hamilton ... Friday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk .. Maj carrlihur :.--.... at"a iadwatcr . aily , at 12.15m p. 3rfdrd - .rosaley ... . Killarney " Daily, at 1.45...
Bowling [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Bowling W.D.B.A. PENNANT FIXTURES. February-28-Champion of champions, at Warrnambool; 31 up SHIRE OF MIINHAaLTE TENDERS. Tenders for the supply of 300 cubic yards of gravel in the west riding, addressed to the president, will be received at the shire hall, Hawkesdale, on or before 5 p.m. on Monday, 2nd March. The specifications can be seen at the shire hall, Hawkesdale, or at the residence of Mr A.Black, seni6r, Macarthur. WHY KILL CALVES,. TT is unprofitable to kill Calves. simply Sbecause you require the milk fatten ing Pigs, when you can get " Blatchford's" Whole-Milk Substitute that will produce big, strong, thrifty calves at half the usual cost. Try a bag. D. E. McLellan, Port Fairy. EIGHT - HouRs' ART UNION. - This will be the 58th anniversary,and for 54 years. art unions have beenrun in connec tion therewith, vhich liave always been the most popular in aill the States, this, no doubt being in a great measure due to the careful and fair manner in which all the arrangements in ...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau Day service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other holidays open from 9 a.m. till 2 noon and 6 p.m till 8 p.m. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi. mine. tional 3 mins, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 Is 9d Colac 94 is 4d is Cape Nelson 52 li 9d Crossley 11¼ 2d ?d Codgee 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 3 8d . 6d Garvoo 464 8a 6d Geelong 143 is 10d is 4d Hamilton 91 Is 4d is Hoxham 72 Is 4d is Heywood 60 is 9d Hawkesdale 28 Sd 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 Is 9d Kirketall 18 3d 3d Koroit - 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d hit Gambier 107 Is 10d is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 ls 4d - is Panmure 39¼ 8d ad Portland 44 8d 6d Penshurst 71U Is 9d Terang 49a 8d ad Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21 - 4d 3d Fee for messcger call, any persoL within a radius of one mile Od
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE, MELBOUrcNE TO [ORT FAIRY. A.M. P.M. Melbourne 6.30 3.50 Geelong .. .. arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.35 5,46 Colac . .. ... arr 10.41 7.50 dep 10.56 8.9 .. arr 12.0 9.30 Camperdowu.. P.. dep 12.14 9.58 arr 12.44 10.8 Terang .. ... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warrnambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PORT FAIRY TO MELBOURNE. A.M. P.M. PorI Fairy .*. ... dep 5.45 1.30 WVa rnambool ... arr 6.56 2.57 dep-7.11 3.15 Teran ... arr 8.13 4.25 dep 8.18 4.35 Camperdown ... arr 8.46 5.5 dep 8.58 5.23 Colao ... ... ... arr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. dep 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ... i"23 10.38 -oLIDAY EXCURSION FA RES. lst Return 2od Return Melbourne. ... 37s 10d 25s 2d Geelong . ... - 288 10Od 19s Id Ballarat ... ... 39e 8d -26t 5d Colac ...... 18s 6d 12s 5d Camperdown ... 18 9d 8s 6d Terang ... ... 10s Id 6s 8d Warrnambool ... 48 3d 2s 10d Koroit .... ... 2s 5d e18 7d Hiainilton . ... 12P 9d 8s Rid Counter Check Docket Books and Ac count Fo...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
The Youung Guard. In connection wvith 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 Mondays in each month. Cadets 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 Cadets 16 years, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 2nd and 4th Wednes days in each month.
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Belfast Shire Council. Frovmce Western: Members - Hons W Manifold, Edward James WVhite, Member-Mr J F. Duffus, M.L.A. Created Shire 8th December, 1863. :Area -- 201 square miles. Population- 2000. Number of Dswellings-570. Valuo at on - £51,045 for 191'-11; £51,375 for 1911- 12. Rte - ls 4d in the Pound tot 1912 - 13. ievenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of AEsessments 900. Ratet ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ac 1 . 3300: Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridine. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires Aurust, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, retires August, 1915. Moyne Riding- T. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires Augnurpt, 1916 ; Walter Riddell. Rose brook, retiree August, 19!4; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires Augus4- 1915. Yambuk Ridming-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; *James 1I'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 19j15. * These gentlemenhave occupied the ...
Orford Picnic Races. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 23 February 1914
Orford Picnic Races. Officers - President, Mr M. Ryan, starter, Mr C. Riordan; judge, Mr R. J. Hockley; clerk of course, Mr G. Hock- ley; clerks of scales, Messrs J. Pope and M. J. Horan ; hon. secs., Messrs Thos. Roberts and Thos. McGrath ; stewards, Messrs T. Fitzpatrick, S. Pope, J. McGrath, B. Casey, W. J. Marshall. The above races were held on Saturday, and were splendidly attended, all parts of the surrounding districts being strongly represented. The sum of £15 was taken at the gate, which fact should dispel any misgivings as to the future success of the club. The racing track was some- what hard owing to the ravages of grass fires, which have been raging in the dis- trict during the past week, but this did not in any way interfere with trainers and owners sending tlheir charges to the post, consequently fair fields and good racing was the order of the day. Con- fusion and inconvenience were, however, caused through the rule of procedure adopted in regard to posting up the ha...
Terribly Tempted. A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
Terribly Tempted. A SERIAL STORX BY CHAPTER IV. THE COLONEL IMPRtxVTES THE OCCASION. Colonel Stammer' was one of those. fas cinating men of pleasure whose fixei code consisted in the notion that vhen :men were blessed with faculties of en joymenti and Fate denied them the means of gratifying them, they .mus, .wage a deadly anci unsdrupulous:: .war against ill-fortune till the3haig 'was- fair ly 'conquered. . -He was a .flaneur: with the .experien ces of eighty crowded 'into his forty summers. He lived for pleasure, ,.in deed, it. was the oe -.business of his life, and was one of thos w :.amiable chil dren of Nature who will pursuie with ardour anything feminine that comes in their wiy, provided there ae lively, ob-c stacles to be overeome, and the chase does not necessitate too great an ooutlay of time and' skill. - Educated at one of our best. public schools, he was not there conspicuous for any great mental perspicaity. tHe 'was now fond, as he called it, of thik ing things easily...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
~.Ll.. _ T ý :.tZ San Miguel PROP. LTD., CORK MERCHANTS, AND SUPPLY HOUSE FOR Brewers,-? Aerated Water Manufacturers, Hotel. Keepers, Bakers, and Refreshment Rooms. Correspondence Invited on All Articles used in the above trades. Note Address 304 FLINDERS STREET, MELBOURNE. £ ., .Ililoli Ip - - - .. ý /V at S J1 A CR 4 . -.T 't i 4 F f '- . IF you have tried numbers of rem edies for your com plaint and failed to get any benefit; DON'T GIVE UP HOPE, there is still my system to try; and it has proved itself in 40 years' experience in treat ing every disease. " Where Ignorance is a Crime,"' just published. You cannot afford io be without it. Price 6d, Medicine sent pose free, wrapped securely in plain wrapper. ýc: ýý?".._.. .... :':.. .. : ;.. .._..- .. _.. -.. ...,..... ..:.................. PERMANENTLY CURES Hydatids Liver and Kidney'Troubles, Gastric Ulcers, Internal Growths. 3/6 and 5/6 per bottle. Chemists and Stores. S. PA. ER . ;39 FLINDERS LANE, MEL BOURNE. .-">.,> " ,.? ...
SOME PAYABLE INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
SOME PAYABLE INVENTIONS: The patent applications filed recently for various clients by Messrs. G. G.: Turri & Co.,; Patent Atorneys. No. 1 of the Rialfo, 499 Collins Street, MeIl bourne, include the following: Improvement in' Harrows--whereini the working set of each time relatively' to the soil can be regulated...- C. Do:` Kennedy, of Clear Hills; Moonibool? dool, New South Wales. Means for transmitting automatical' ly news by wireless. telegraphy of,:. wreck when it occurs, and brgiging as sistance, to the site of the wreck. iT. D. Smith, of Baroon Falls, Queens-2: land.. Ice M.Iking Apparatus--A. C. Davis, of Bootle, England. A stove closet, wherein a firo eon rumes all matter at once, the article being placeable in any room.-A. Go-: lovtchikoff, of Ekaterinoslaw, Russia. Tip Waggons, in which the body -is on rollers and is easily tipped. H. Hopkinson,- of 141 Glenlyon ; Road, Brunswick, Viotoria. The complete specifiCation acceptance notices officially published contain ...
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some Secured Success. "Become a Patentee." [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
A :PLAIN RoAD ITO: FORTUNE. HoIve Some secured success. ''Become a -Patentee.''" i. Cultivate and perfect your ideas as.-- to0 improvements and inventions.: ]Experiment. The world is eager for something new, whioh, however sim ple it may be, will save labor, or ex pense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure_ or safety, or do away with faults, or reduce waste. The person who gets public adoption of such an invention is on the road- to wealth. He will cease to be a servant; he becomes. a proprietor. People who htandle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better things, and the natural capi-. talists of to-morrow. 2. 'Study the subject of patenting. Read the splendid advioe that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries; - then secure your own legal monopoly o. your rights by becoming a patentee. 3. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced a clever invention, put him on the track abo...
MARRYING IN HASTE. DOES IT MEAN REPENTING AT LEISURE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
MARRYING IN HASTE. DOES IT MEAN REPENTING AT LEISURE. 'The proverb "marry in haste, repent at leisure," would-be more satisfactory if someone would be kind enough co explain the exact meaning of the word "haste." No doubt the average sen sible snail, crossing a country road, imagines itself to be progressing at a breakneck pace and brilliantly dodg ing the motor traffic. It would be' surprised and hurt if it were to learn that we regard it as a symbol of ex treme slowness.. And there are human beings whose mental processes resemble the physical advance of the snail. They are think ing as.fast as tthey can. In their own opinion they are making up their minds with admirable velocity. But to the onlookers their calm leisureliness is maddening. -"How slow he is to propose!" ex claim all the friends of the girl w'hose suitor has' taken a year to come to th. point. Nevertheless, the good fellow may be rushing to his doom with what seems to him the speed and inevitable ness of an avalanche...
THOSE WHO STAY AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
THOSE WHO STAY AT HOME. There are some in this world who are compelled to tarry .at home. The great race of life goes on, and they, are left behind; they are too weak to run. They have nothing to do with the toil of the brain; their work is alf with the heart. But what a. work that is The toils of the hand and brain are nothing to it; these yield a solace to their en ergy, but the sad heart has only to bear. It is harder to bear than to do. I may be rudely jostled in the race, but the race itself gives an excitement that makes me forget nmy pain. I am there, at least, in the company of my fellow men. But to tarry, at home, to wait passive under the shadow of God, to have nothing to do but the burden of one great cross; this is the trial of life -this is the trial of love. So many young men have' emigrated to the United States and Canada- that the armies of Austria-Hungary are. short of recruits to the extent of about 1 100,000.
IS YOUR HAT SHABBY? [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
IS YOUR HAT SHABBY? If it is a white straw that has be come sunburnt during thel holidays, try cleaning it with' lemon juice and pow dered sulphur. Mix the lemon and sulphur together in a saucer and apply with a small brush--a penny nail brush will do ad mirably. Rinse the -hat well with clean cold water, and wipe with a dry cloth. Then place in a shady place to dry thorough ly.. If it is one of the sailor shapes it should be placed on a table or board to dry, in order to keep the brim flat. This treatment cleans and whitens 'wlite straws" beautifully,.
GIRLS' CHIT CHAT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 24 February 1914
GIRLS' CHIT . CHAT. New Dress Details--Not many, sea sons back new fashions were marked by deoisive changes in the cut'of a skirt or a blouse, or the length of a coat. To-day's Fashions ard seen in the -sash, the sleeves, the collar and the chemisette, and the trimming motif. These new changes are delightfully fe minine and give a soft fussiness that is always more becoming to the greater majority of women than the severely plain, untrimmed type of clothes. Picturesque Sashes.-The true haremi note is reproduced in a single sash end hanging straight at tlhe centre front or at the side, weighted with a handsome adornment or tassel. Satin, chiffon lined, about [2in. in width produces the best effect. Then the tunic sash, which is made by fixing ribbon at each side towards the back; this is tucked under, the waist-band and tied together to hang loosely about 10in. below the waistline at centre. back of shirt. Un less heavy ornaments are used the ends should be hung with small lead weigh...