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RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders ayable in VietJria. Any sum not over £5, d ; over £5, but not over £10, is; over £?10, but not over £15, 13 6d; over £15, but not over £2o, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Ausralia. Not over £2, 6d ; not over 15, Is not o -. .:, Is 6d ; not over £10, 2s ; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, do; not over £17, 3s 6d ; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, Souni Australia Tasmania, and Perth (WesLern Australia) Charge for a message in addion to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British P0sse; ions or Foreign Countries, Gd for each £1, sud fraction of ,£1. POSTAL NOTES, Postal notes may be obtained at any Pos Office in Victoria. Hours of payment 10 a., to 5 p.m. The following are the denomination ci the notes, and the poundage, or price oharge for them :-ls, d ; s dd, id ; 2s, ld; 2s ai Id; 3s, id 3s 6d, Id ; 4s, id ; 4s5 d, 1d; ...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
PACKETS, El . Packets may be sent through the ps _ Without a cover (but not fastened witpos thing adhesive, such as gum, postage a, sealing wax, &c.); in a cover entirel pean a 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's name and address, and the words " packet " sample " or " pattern," &c., as the ca may be) " only." aec : J may be tied wit' string, but officers of the department mas cut the string to examine the contents ao? tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds drugs, &o., which cannot be sent as opec packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxns fastened so as to be easily undone and re' 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 ki. sufficiently paid letters, and charged according 10 A...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
The Younuu 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 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 — 26 February 1914
Belfast Shire Council. Provmce Western : Members --Hons W Maknifold, Edward James White, Member-Mr 3 F. Duffus, M.L.A.. Created Shire 8th December, 1863. Area - 201' square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1910-11; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - ls 4d in the Pound toe 1912 - 13. Revenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratej ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ao 1 -~3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridinv. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, retires August, 1915. Moyne Riding- t. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916 ; Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. liambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helene, retires August, 1916; *James ?1'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. * These geutlemenhave occupied the ...
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
Port Faiiry TeleDhone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. 1. Shipping Office 21. J. C. McOallum 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. qwann House 9. Guyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Powling 29. Police Station (Office) 30. Dr Lyons 11., Railway Station 31. J. C. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Offi.e 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
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
WOOL FREIGHTS Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to- Melbourne or Gee long: Rail Port 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 0 27 9 Minhamite 49 0 43 3 30 o Purdeet 49 6 44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 6 48 3 36 3 Yatchaw 50 0 47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 o Warrnambool 45 o 37 6 21 6 Wannon. 5o 9 48 3 41 o Gritjurk 51 3 49 o 43 o Coleraine 52 o ,49 6 44 9 Branxholme 5I o 45 6 32 0 Grassdale 52 3 49 9 35 0 Merino • 53 3 50 9 38 0 Hentvy 54 o 51 6 39 6 Sandford 54 9 52 3 41 6 Casterton - 55 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 Myamyn: . - 52 6 50 0 28 o Milltown 52 9 50o 6 27 3 Heywood 53 9 51 3- 25 o Strathkellar 48 3 46 o 39 o Mountajup 47 6 45 o 41 0
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
Port Fairy Borough -00 Province Westorn-Members.-BEons 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. Ponilation - 2000. Number of dwellings--429. Valuation £14,422 for 1912-13; £14,441 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-Acts 1112 and ]552-£5,624 13s 7d ;. Siking Fund-£300 13s 9d. (JOUNOILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires. Aug, 1914 D, McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Port f£airy, 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. Noar, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the mayoral cha...
KILLARNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 February 1914
KILLARNEY. (From our Correspondent.) The continued dry weather is having an alround bad effect, and householders are becoming anxious. The water tanks have given out, and in many instances the wells are going dry. Potato crops that are still un- dug are ruined by the grubs. Six ton crops are reduced to three tons of marketable tubers. A good fall of rain is required to re- move the ill effects of the dry spell. Onion bagging is going on &nbsp; apace, many growers having al- ready disposed of the greater part of their crops. Prices are good, L7 10s being obtained for delivery at Port Fairy, and should prices continue, an early clearance of the crop will be effected. Mr Coleman Gorman's block of land, containing 10 acres (near post office) has been disposed of to Mr John Mugavin, the price being L95 per acre. At the monthly meeting of the Crossley branch of the Australian Catholic Federation, held in the schoolroom on . Tuesday evening, the secretary (Mr D. Shanley), who was d...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
The Youn 6 iard. 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 ay Cadets 15 years, Ist and 3rd Mondays in each month. Cadets 16 years, Ist and 3rd Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 1st and 3rd Wednes day in each month. S Voluntary Night Drills. inCadets 14 years, 2nd and 4th Fridays in each month. *d4tFray iCadets 15 ytears, 2nd and 4th Mondays in each month iCadets 16 years, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays ind each month. Cadets 17 years, 2nd and 4th Wednes. days in each month.
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
Belfast Shire Council. Provinmoe Western: Members - Hans. W Manifold, Edward James W~hite, Member-Mr J F. Dutfus, M.L.A. Created Slure 8th December, 1863. Area - 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on --. £51,045 for 191-ll1; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - is 4d in the Pound tor 1912 - 13. Bevenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratetayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 6854 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ac 1 •43300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Riidine. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Croseley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, reHires August, 1915. Moyne Riding-- . Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916; Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; #James M'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk- retires August, 1915. * These gentlemnenhave occupied the...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 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 12 noon and 6.p.m till 8 p.m. S STATIONS AIEND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi, mins. tional 3 mins,-r Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 is 9d . Colao 94 - Is 4d ls Cape Nelson 52 is 9d Crossley 11* 2d 2d Cudgee 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 8d 6d Garvoo 464 8 6d Geelong 143 le 10d ls 4d Hamilton 91* 1s 4d is Hexham 72 lse 4d ls Beywood 60 is 9d Bawkesdale 28 8d 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 les 9d (irkstall 18 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 ls 10d Is 4d Narrawong 34 8d Sd Nelson 88 ls 4d la Panmure 39* 8d Sd Portland 44 Sd 6d Penshurst 714 Is 9d Terang 49 * 8Sd dd Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21* 4d 3d Fee for messnger call, any persoo within a radius of one mile ?d
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
Races to Come, ---0-- Saturday, Feb 28-South Purumbete Saturday, March 7-Cobden Saturday, March 14-Garvoc Tuesday, March 17-Koroit SSaturday,. March 21 Hexham Tuesday, March 24-Caramut Saturday, March 28-Dixie Races Easter Monday (April 13)-Penshurst Saturday, April 25-Port Fairy May 5, 6, 7-Warrnambool • May .13, 14-Coleraine SSaturday, May 16-Kiikstall May 20, 21-Casterton Wednesday, March 11-Digby Show
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
RAILWAY T3IE TABLE. MELBOURaNE TO FORT FAIRY. A.M. P.M. Melbourne 6,30 3.50 Geelong ... .. arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.35 5.46 Colso . ... arr 10.41 7.50 dep 10.56 8.9 ... arr 12.0 9.30 Camperdown.. P.M. dep 12.14 9.58 arr 12.44 10.8 Terang .. ... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warroambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 POBRT FA1RBY TO MELBOURNE, A.M. PM. Port Fairy .. ... dep 5.45 1.30 Wairnambool ... arr 6.66 2.57 dep 7.11 3.15 Teran . ... arr 8.13 4.25 delp 8.18 4.35 Oamperdown ... arr 8.46 5.5 dep 8.58 5.23 Colac ... .. ... arr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. dep 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ... 23 10.38 tiOIDAY EXcuRsION JfRES. let Retur?. 2nd Return Melbourne.. .. 37s 10d 25s 2d Geelong . ... 28i 10d 198 Id Ballarat... . 39s 8d 268 5d Colac ... ... 188 6d 12a 5d Camperdown ... 12s 9d 8s 6d Terang ... .... 10 Id 6s 8d Warrnamibool ." . 4a 3d 2s 10d Koroit' . ... 2s 5d · le 7d Hamilton . ... 12 9Pd 88 6d
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the "Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Bditor of the "Gazette," Sir,--The purpose of our expen ive compulsory army is threefold. ro give the boys physical education, to defend ourselves from invaders, and thirdly to maintain order. The first is not effectively done because those who are imperfect and need excersising ,are excluded. The second is providing for a conting ency more remote than the millen nium. The third is the one and only effective reason for our army. The dislocation of order is against the interest of the whole commun ity, and it is the Government's duty to maintain that order. But if the machinery they create to do it is expensive and cumbersone, it is the duty of the citizens to protest against that method and, in doing I so are not demanding the Govern ment to relinquish their duty. For the maintenance of order a police force is necessary and a small army of soldiers. This force with the ready response of volunteers the country has always received when the case of emergency aris...
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
ORT FAIR 9 POSTFNICFE. MAILS CLOSE. Melbourne - Geelong .. .. Colao .:. .. .. Daily"[at 1l.50fp.m Warrnambool and 10 p.m. Korolt - 'T.P.O. Dailly, at 12.50 p.m 3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton . _ day and Friday ex oepted) and.lOPpm BThursday. I By~aduk ... .. Macarthur Broadwater s.... Daily, atj3.30 p.m. Orford - ... Koroit . Croasley ibarney .. Daily at 3.30 p.m) Rosebrook . Port Fairy North . Portland .. - Narrawong - Sundays, Tues daye Tyrendarra .. .> and Thursdays, at Codrington.. i 10;p.m. Yambuk _ . J MAILS ARRIVE, Melbourne 12.45 a.m. and 3.5daily, T.P.O ... ... 3.60 p.mdaily. Geelong .. IDaily, at 12,45 a,m. Terang " and 3.50 p.m. Colao .- ... Warrnambool i 12.45 a.m. and 3.50 f- p.m. daily. ? Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit... ... .. 3.60 p.m. and 12.45 a.m, :amUton . Daily 12.15 p.m., amilton Friday and Satur -., day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk - - ;M~arthur - " Daily, at 12.15m p. -ilruadwater ? 3rford ,Z;rossley ... Roebrook " Daily, at 11.45 a.m Port Fairy North .. Portland ... .. N...
Koroit Kernels. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
Koroit Kernels. The borough"-advertises that all rates must be paid by March 10, or the solicitor will enforce payment. The receipts from the garden fete in aid of the ambulance fund amounted to L140. Mr A. S. Rodgers, M. H.R. declared the fete open. Speaking of his inspection of the local fire brigade (which has a membership of 20, 18 being pre sent), deputy chief-officer Ellis says:-" I had a splendid attend ance; sorry to say one of their best men got hurt whilst practicing; he got caught in bringing back the second length in the 6's. At pre sent he is in the Port Fairy hospi tal, they are afraid the knee cap is split, but cannot tell until the swelling is reduced. The men put in a good night's performance, starting with the six men hose reel and the -four men hose reel-an excellent run. They have a very fast team this year, and they have got right into the work. The work of the hydrant man and the coupling man was exceptionally good ; in fact, the whole team are a credit. Captai...
Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
mportant Concerning some parts of the die trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for he has no miraculous power of knowing what is happening in all the area of circula tion. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence -to cease I It no one else is doing it for your district will YOU try on these lines I. Send ac counts of public and social events in year township or neigborhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, concerts, matters touching the industries, etc, Write your name in some corner ; not for printing, but for good faith. Write the names of persons very distinctly. Dod not bother about grammar -or spelling; it is the Editor's work to look after these trifles. The beareet skeleton is enough,. Write on one side of the paper only. Give infor' mation, but let criticism alone.
Sporting. RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 March 1914
Sporting. RACING. The V.R.C. Autumn race meeting was commenced on Saturday, with the fol lowing result :-Hurdle Race-Darrawa (4 to 1) 1, The Vet 2, Light Ballast 3. St. Leger Stakes-Radnor (5 to 4 on) 1, Aiudelosia 2, Monodia 3. The Newmar ket Handicap-Iownit (25 to 1) 1, Cider 2, Aleconner 3. Sires' Produce Stakes - Woorak (3 to 1) 1, Andesine 2, Fidelio 3. Essendon Stakes-Wallalo (33 to 1) I, Sea Prince 2, Audacity 3. Brunswick Stakes-Meritus (6 to 4) 1, St. Vano 2, Aturn 3. KIRKSTALL RACES. Perfect weather favored the Kirk stall Picnic Racing Club for its annual meeting held on Saturday. The attendance was good, the gate takings showing L15 more than last year's. The arrangements were in the capable hands of the hon. secretary, Mr R. R. Fitz gerald, who was ably supported by the following officials :-Stewards, Messrs P. Wall, J. Mahony, T. Carmody, P. Mc Veigh, J. McVeigh, L. Bourke, P. Fitz gerald ; jiudges, Messrs W. Riddell and J. M. O'Brien; starter, Mr A. G. Bendall; timekee...