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Port Fairy Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
Port Fairy -Dramatic Club. On Saturday night last a well attended meeting of ladies and gentlemen desirous of seeing a dramatic club established in the town, was held in the lecture hall. It was resolved on the motion of Miss Hart and Mr J. P. Barker that a club be formed, to be styled " The Port Fairy Amateur Drama tic Club." Mr Barker was .elected hon. secretary and treasurer. Other officers were elected as follows : President, Mr E. Hanley ; vice president, Mr N. C. Graham ; stage manager, Mr T. Artis. The mem ber's fee was fixed at 2s 6d, the ladies being honorary members. The selection committee (Messrs Earle, Finn, Artis and Miss Hart) will meet on Wednesday night next and select dramas and comedies for future presentation. The list of names of about 15 ladies and the same number of gentlemen were read out at the meeting, the major ity of whom, we have no doubt, will become members of the club. If this be the case, the club should have a successful career before it, and it wil...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
Fort 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. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi. mins, tional 3 mine, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 is 9d Colao 94 Is 4d is Cape Nelson 52 is 9d Croseeley 11 2d '2d Cudgee 32 8d 6d I)ennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 3, 8d 6d Garvoc 464 8a 6d Geelong 143 is 10d ls 4d Hamilton 91* is 4d ls Hexham 72& is 4d Is Heywood 60 is 9d Hawkesdale 28 8d 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 is. 9d Kirkstall 18 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 is 10d is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 is 4d is Panmure 394 8d ad Portland 44 8d 6d Penehurst 711 is 9d Terang 494 8d dd Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 214 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any person within a radius of one mile ?d
ORFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
ORFORD. A meeting of the -local picnic I race club was held at the Orford hall on Saturday night last, when matters connected with the recent race meeting were disposed of. Accounts were passed for payment, and it was ascertained that the handsome profit of £20 was made out of the races. This result, considering all the circumstances, was regarded as highly satisfacd tory, and it was decided that the outing. should be made an annual one. Whilst driving into Port Fairy on Saturday morning Mr A. Watson, of Bootahpool, met with a mishap which, fortunately, had no serious effects for the driver. The animal he was driving shied at a tarpaulin which was lying on the side of the road, and capsized the gig. The vehicle was damaged to a slight extent and one of the shafts was broken. A meeting to elect a school com mittee was held on Monday after noon, but only two ladies attended. When the consent of one gentle man has been obtained, the persons nominated will be declared elected by the tea...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
LAW RELATING TO S-NEWSPAPERS. 1 Subesribers who do not give expreos notice to the contrary are considered as wish uing to CoNTINUe their subscription 2. If subsoribers order the discoutinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to send them until ARREA?S 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 subsoribers 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 unoalled for is prima facia evidence of intentional FRAUD 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodibal, they are bound to give NOTICE to the .publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to continue talfing it, other wise the publis...
Melbourne Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
Melbourne Notes. Regarding -the Macarthur rail way (writes our Melbourne cor - respondent), I note the Commis sioners are to visit Port Fairy shortly. If the agitation is suc cessful the line should greatly im prove Port Fairy as a sea port. It is a move in the direction of pro gress and may lift the district out of the stagnancy which has existed so long. The Melbourne Harbor Trust intends building two piers inside the Victorian dock,; owing to the increase of shipping in this port. The matter is being freely dis cussed amongst shipping folk, and the building of the piers is being looked forward to with a great deal of satisfaction. A new wharf is to be built at Yarraville, below Newport, to accommodate the big oil steamers, which carry freights for the British Imperial Oil Co. These people have a big storage yard at Williams town at present, but are building big premises at Newport very shortly.
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
The ou io uard.t In connection with the universal milii 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 — 9 March 1914
Belfast Shire Council. P.:Province Western : Members - Hons W Manifold, Edward James White, Member-Mr J .F. Dnffus,. ML.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 - is 4d in the Pound for 1912 - 13. Bevenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratel ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ac 1 43300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridine. -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 Augus., ]916 ; Walter Riddell. Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires Augus", 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires Aagust, 1916; *James Nl'Inerney, Yambuk, retires augiust 1914 ; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. * These gentlemenhave occupie...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
Port Fairy v oroughn -oo Province Westorn-Members.-Elons 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. Pon-lation - 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 1552-£56624 13s 7d ; Sinking Fund--300 13s 9d. uOUNCILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, 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. Noar, 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 — 9 March 1914
Port Fairy Teleohoue Exchlange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. 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. 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 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. 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
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
LOST, HYDROTITE OVERCOAT, between Port Fairy and Orford, on Saturday. Reward. Return to Devereux's office. jeward Return THAIN KS. Mr and Mrs W MOTT desire to THANK Dr Orchard for the way he set their son Henry's leg, they also thank the Matron and Nurse for their kindness to him while in the hospital. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Brief News. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 March 1914
Brief News. John Crawford, Melbourne. was: on Thursday, shot in the neck and, legs, by cartridges, which were accidentally thrown on a fire. On Thursday, at Sydney, nearly 400 ; master butchers were working at the abattoirs, killing and carting meat in readiness for the general open. ing of the shops, . that after noon. At *the Numurkah court last week, several men were fined £10, with costs, for illegally using nets for fishing. Advices from Nogalez, Sonora, state that the rebel gunboat, Tampico, has been fighting the Federal warships, Morilos and Cherero. An outbreak of foot and mouth disease has occurred in the Con way district of Wales, The " British Government is granting P500 in 1914 and £500 in 1915 to Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition. Iced water is to be supplied on the New South Wales railway trains. The convict outbreak at Sydney happened on March 4, 1804. The Sydney meat strike is off, and the butchers' shops are re opened. Lcrd Willoughby de Broke has introdu...
WOMAN'S DREAM OF HER FATHER. VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
WOMAN'S DREAM OF HER FATHER. VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. A wealthy woman who was said to have altered her will because of a dream in which her father appeared to her figured in a case heard in the London Probate Court last month, ' The woman was the late Minel. Emma Josephine Pilot, of Vine House, Park road, Surbiton, who inherited :i1000 a year from her father, M. Daniel Nich o01as Nicol, formerly proprietor of the Care Royal, Regent street. M. Nicol made a fortune of about £300,000. Mine. Pilot made a will leaving her property to M. Pilot, but afterwards signed a codicil leaving to her children by a previous marriage £3000 a year and to M. Filet £1000 a year. M. Pilot contested the codicil, and alle~ed undue influence on the part of Mume Nicol, MMme. Pilet's mother. Mr Burn, a solioitor, said Mme. Pilet before making the codicil, told him of a strange dream shio had-that her father spoke to her, saying "You ought not to leave all this' money away iromn your children." The result w...
"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFE!" BARGAIN AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFE!" BARGAIN AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMINISCENCES. Is K'een-eyed bnd alert, there lives at .sKew (wprites the Melbourne correspon ng dent of the "Sun") an old man verging v' on 90, who spends his days tending his g. flower garden. He is one of the sturdy ag pioneer's -of Victoria's beginning, and ep tolls interesting stories of the, time s. when the foundations of the State were h being laid. His was one of the old he country families of England, whose X- fortune, while never large, dwindled y down to a few thousands in the time of Le his father. Thrusting prejudices aside, the latter decided to work hard in a s new country, and make his own fortune, b instead of livingc 'in. compirative idle n ess at home.: Withlihis wife and children, a house 'n sections e'ady for as erection on arrival, and a:: stock of ae furniture, heL boarded the Canton in 1838 tio -voyage to Adelaide where he 2 had already. pUichased some land as a id speculation. d Adelaide was;: ...
ADMINISTERING COMFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
ADMINISTERING COMFORT.. Prisoner: "Yes, sir; I'm serving a term in the penitentiary for a crime I na-fer committed. i The real criminal is still at large. I tell you, it's pretty tough !" Philanthropic Visitor: "It ought not to be. The "joke isn't on you; it's on the jury that convicted you and the judge who sentenced you. Tho trouble with you, my friend, is that you don't catch the humour of the situation." A n.man's character lies in his hand shake and the thing he laughs at. Another woman's stare is her crown ing glory . Most i)eople in 'love act as if it wore a delightful torture.. Reputations do get lost. Yes! But they're more often stolen. -A boy's appearance of meekn'es may, cbver a lot of mischief. Platonic friendship is. all bunkum. 'Mrs. hulundy sees to that.: Clothier" i'"Were your pleased with the,overcoat which I sold you ?" Cus-; tomer : :'Oh, yes, all my boys have .worn it. Well, think 'f that. I do. Every atime after a ran the inext smial ler- 6n6, had. to taka Xt'
THE TRIUMPH OF MARGARINE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
TH TR? .:UMPH. O MARG.ARIINE. Sseriouiisnss tot1e'- colonial -far `'i` ofietd ince saing substitution of ai ar?hine-ifo- butte? ? is made cleair in "Boet=' from Mi Hl Campbell Jones, T? e~- Ti mes ". r; JonJes emphasis ethesuccessof thli e maln nufacturers in elim? tgdtheiiiC .stivnctive taste of margirine ji::ly: yesterday, margar Ine was regarided as an unpleasant art icle_ of diet, e'eaten only by the poor. It , w lea'is esalnt. neitlher to the palate snor t heyeb But the chemist in the employof ithe manufacturer has work edsoskilfuhlly tat to-day even ex ieits were deceived. The average man wil assert'confifi dently- that he cannot .eat rminararine ?andi , that it could -not blie di:ll?ied';ff:: on: him, but it is quite pirobible?i:s:itht,: h eats it frequently, wit hout reconisisgn it. An Australian itteri' expert -d.ho recently visited a magiimne. faotoiy was astonished to i? i?L thit the pioaduct of animal fats a nd cocoanut. was not at all unpleasant, a:iiad tl ai~ even his ...
PEOPLE WE ALL LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
PEOPLE WE ALL LOVE. The guy who smokes a cigarette in a. telenhone booth. The giddy young gum chewer who raves about the hero while the play is in progresS. The sweet critic who can't play "Home, Sweet Home" on the piano with one finger. The literary expert who can't' write. The man.-ho comes along with a Joe Miller masterpiece and says : "Here's a new one I heard' yesterday." The lodge brother i'ho wantsto make af the speeches. The man who calls you by your first name when he hes known you only two minutes, Settlers on Kilmany Park, who. are under obligation to grow sugar: beet, `declare. that unless. relieved of ,the ob ligation they must -leve their holding?s?
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
OF RURAL INTERES1 f. Generally speaking phosphoric ac Is seems to be the constitue: [d most lacking in Australian soil ve The beneficial results of addii '- superphosphates have been pro - ed, chiefly in wheat growing 2. It has been the means of transformii A wide tracts that were only shec id country into wheat producing aesa: to According to Mr Richardson, superi tendent of Agriculture, the value of tl ir addition of superphosphate can be e: tended in increasing the stock-carr; ing capacity of land, that for variol - reasons cannot be brought under tl plough. To test the effects of pho S phates, on grass land, four plots, eac s of half an acre, were marked out c d natural pasture land at the luthergle s Experimental Farm. One aore wi d' treated with superphosphates at t: . rate of lcwt per acre in 1912, and Ice per acre in 1913. A second plot wi left unmanured, a third trcated with Scwt of Thomas' phosphate in 1913,. an a fourth with 2cwt of superphosphat and 10cwt of lime. The ef...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
(By "Ambrosine.") To desoribe the modish figure first !!)ad foremost we start with a desire to 'x?tend the width. of the figure' a third down from the normal waist. The peg top outline gives you, as it were, h frame. What may , be added is p1retty diverse. We have the Tango As a kind of opening note for ;the irst appearance of autumn. Imagine gown in pretty blue charmeuse, and ai o imagine, a little more difficult, a i kirt with a looped up train. What puazles me is how to describe, by .the .-acre pen-note, the bodice and tunic. But omit the tunic in order to picture t bodioe, "V" decolletage, with a modi lied bertha of tulle.' You will break tifis at the Raglan shoulder seam by carry:ng the charmeuse to the neck, and where this and the tulle meet, there will be a bow. Thus we get so far as to see a bow either side of "the neck, with tulle from, each, gathering to a point just below the bust. I'll get rid of the sleeve in a line-it con tinues from the shoulder, takes the contour of ...
JEPSON'S LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 10 March 1914
JEPSON'S LUCK. (By Edward Maolellan in " Harper's Bazar.") The stage came to a sudden stop; the runaway teasen broke loose; the driver shot through the air, and landing on hi turt o suit grass saved his nlec. But Jepson left the box-seat as iii propelled by a mule's kick, and, failing headlong, dislocated a shoulder, broke a wrist, and among other minor injuries, twisted his foot. Both men lay where. they had filicn, and the merciless downpour drenched them through and througn. The lightning had one "the mischief just as they were crossing the trestle bridge over Salmhnon R'.ver. The hor ses were fresh, having been changed at ,'ort J ones, and w n ho h igtning flashed, followed on die instant by the crack of doom, they plunged fiorward. After that there was notiling for the two men on the box-seat but to sri Stight and hope for the best. " hei Curzon brotheis, sitting up late, heard the thundering hoofs above the storm and missed the rattling accem ,:xpaniment of the wheels: C onvin...