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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
CRICKET. InI Iei~ I li II str'Cet reCs'eIr' to-dayl i 01(tcl1 will be 1hi- l iy h(tween tlhe \Visitors ittiil PioiItlaiid'l teams Great intere~st will be! takncr inl this' . match, asR it will be b 1(11 1 to ii iiJioih. Thel ijitith o ill stiart at 11I it 101 and( pits' to' 1 p· 'ii The mtch will be resumed tt 2.11 p.m. aId play to (i.45. Players will please. iiote the time of stnarting. Tlhc.followtinig players will rcprescnt lQoinliva,'nr:, little, Walters, Driii,.Jyos, Aiiii~rse, -Da Dsti ng (ec } Rtmocdy, P, ithiiinse, Davisi, beeops.
SWIMMING BATHS FOR HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
SWIMMING BATHS FOR HAMiLTON On Tuesday at noon, on the arrival of the train from Portland, Mr. Frank Beaurepaire (swimming 'instructor for the Education Depariment), visited the locality on Grange creek, where it is proposed to establish swimming baths. the spot is situated on the turn-off from Mill road over the railway cross. ing near the old butter factory site, and land owned by Mr. Melville abuts on the stream at this locality. If this site should be ultimately chosen. Mr. Melville has generously offered to give a right of entry through his paddock, also to provide sufficient land whereon to erect an enclosure, dressing boxes, etc, and to accommodate from 500 to 600 people, which might be required at the time of a carnival. It is proposed to construct a weir, which could be re moved in the winter time, and this wou!d dam back the water (at present aboat three feet in depth) to provide at least 50 yards' stretch of from seven to nine feet in depth and from 15 to 20 yards wide. "...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
: , THEY .SAY That'a Wiinmera excursion runs to iort-Fatry on February 13, Thbabpier anglers have been greatly heartened by- the capture of some fine achnapper lately. That a pike caught by a local fisher. man last week was sold for 5/, and.to meet the demand for choice fish it was cut in half. That the Golac shire rate collector has collected £14,164 of the current date. That 125 cduntry teachers are in Melbourne engaged in sloyd work. That Maurice Gray, of Tungamab. -was bitten by a spider" last week, and for a while his condition was critical. That 400,000 cases of apples and pears will be exported from Victoria this season. .That the Electoral Districts Bill and twenty ffve other measures.have been hbandoned by the Watt Government. That C. R. Browne, manager of Ge raldton station,nmet his death by diving into shallow water at Sorrento. That the Australian aviators, Hawk er and Kauper who have been success ful in Great Britain,. arrived on Mon day by the Maloja. That the Police f...
Our Cable Service LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
oui1 flalie ServiIa (Rn?tuTira's TIELOniails.) LONDON,. Saturdaty. Japan has senCt i sevCel - intimnation to Amneica re the Asiatic ;Exclusion Bill.. The. arter'ian a i .t'a vehelo . workeir n v?m iiifcd tlfe 6Ul poiter s' Mrs, Noeinan wa maealthy 'ora at Shainghai;, ha ilrl`en found li'iibly butchered.. -:,Several I flcr fingers, with viduable igings i?;eC :nsi.igig. The total :value'of:ti thliift is?£4,000. Enghiii im rii Fian ar o'pi.eprie ne iig exti'iiordiniiary severie sniow and frost. Charcoal bra?ie',irsare:burnin in msany of thi Pii;is sti6cits`to benefit the pOOr. . Thie efi t so ifar to raise the sub marine AT. a li h sue ssfmuIl.c-s : Mt. Valiroii?. ? i,'?cocl Consul at, Tangicrs, tit a "ireat di neri party, was shot dead bvy lis cook, who wrl;s renilon striited witl for hiing. d ruink..
CORRESPONDENCE. WATER SUPPLY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
COURRE S PU N DENCE It is to be distinctly. understood that we in uo uay identifyourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. WATER SUPPLY. (To the Editor.) Sir,-One of the first things that strike a visitor when he lands hero is the absence of a water supply.' I have mob several lately who came from smal!er places than Portland, and a'l expressed astonishment that an old established town like Portland was without a regular water suppty. Their surprise, however, is short-lived when they learn that the cheapest scheme yet offered to us (and that too for water that would have to be artificially softenel) would mean a rate of 4/ in £. They seem to be all agreed that a rate of 2/ in the £should to the lim!t. But if 2/ be made' the limit beyond which we shou'd not go .we shall have to wait until the ratable value of the town is double of what it now is. The question then arises, Can we afford to wait so long, shutting our eyes to the danger which hourly threatens us from f...
Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
BRVrED 10 DAIF. Maiieor the. ndermentioned offcea close at eortlasd(as follow: lii'' L nil n jilU I ' I tfC (12to l. I 51 m7i tsn jim (l(i n 1 t 1 0 ..I( n (OrL 7 C.( a m .to m 7.10i ,u li 'slnso .- L . L*7.10 T.t 7.1 ] i:':- .. . f. l: an . . .i " (I 'ilL n li id,, ) .. ' IC . . m ,!-a }1(n ' L-in) Go- ae .• C It 8 .50 am milcn: ... 7 r" m7. .50 Cintihrue.. U. .0 am a r m u 70 am L C Bzidetk s0 am " Lycra c. (I a 7.Lo zn Mufino . 7.0.0am 7,th',m 7,0 C m 7.50am CO tn .0) Milltown .. . a in ,tO0 a 70 7.50 m oun ambe . 7.50 m7 0 am am Muumna ar 10 cm 7 .0 am Ear rwcg .l. 9 I 9 I m ;.:.9 m N e C ,. -: . : 7.6.a*, s.. , *. Port " airyd i ' ... 9m p':m.: ?i Lc ria I . i q a m lrn CornserLPercy and Tyers Streets at o25 am ? CO" Corner Percy and Julia Strecte at 7.30 a.m . , ,, Corner Gawler and Palmer streets, 7.35 i.m C t South Portland at 7.2 am ,' Letter Box Is attached to the ran of everyjtraln * gistered mails and parcels'cloae 'p px
Market Report. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
Market Report Tbhe Australian Land; Mercantile and Finobce Company report- :.''; ,Braiu.aid pollird £.4/10 iand £l/15. 'Onions £6 to £G6/ . Potatoes-C ippsland Cai'mnens £4/i to £41/10, iestern district; pinikeyes £3/5 to £3/10;. ' '. .';.- .:: ... (iotsi/7 .to 1/10:::: Biatrk A dullf manitct, anrikoniy theio best;blck:bacllk b idledidattacta ittention. Black :iatftle-Bustfbluiniiidl.ed"? £ to £6/1 niediuiuninld iin.i'ed, £ to £4; superi grorgii;und, &1 to:£9.-; - ^Wiea, 3/,i -to 3/6' minioti.6sg; -; S.d ?to 9?d? good Ti mixed d .:7, to :8d, 'nuxid and iifori.,ol5 dl to Gd; .'
S.A. RAILWAY COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
S.A. RAILWAY COMMISSION. The members of the South Austra. lian railway commission, consisting of Messrs. IHegarton (chairman), A. Von Doussa, and Haig; representing the Liberal party, and Messrs. J, P. Wilson, H. Chesson, and H. Jackson, represent ing the Labor party, with Mr. Sincock (the secretary, were in Hamilton yrs terday on the return trip from Port. land, where they have been taking evidence with regard to the facilities which the Victorian. port is likely to offer on the opening of the railway line from Mount Gambier. It was intended to proceed along the route of the line as well, but this it was found impossible for the motor cars to negotiate, and the party therefor came on from Ces terton by ordinary route. The mem hers of the commission were very much impressed with what the Victorian Government is doing in the work of decentralisation, and, though i, is not taken as an official pronouncement, one of the members said he thought the Victorian administration was doing the...
NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
tLW WAI5C EAILS The new pobtal ,atue, iicludi!ug the penny poEtage on letters, caine iit fotee on blay lot. Th'' tiducct lrates ate as follow:- THROUGHOUT CONI?lObCEWEALTII : AaD PAl UPA. Letter Id .pe I i z. Lette aidsiing lI ld eac Do. re ply ,]d. each half. I"otcuad.ds,elngrl :]d. each Do. riply, ld. ehth half. Printid p.purs.Old pt 2 oz. per 8,z; n Auosialia Old .per 8 rz. llioaozr, es- Plrintid in Auetralia, Old. per 8 .z; prinltd outside Australia, Old. per 4 d. z. "Hausnid," Od. p.r 32 oz: Cnnmmeicial papeis "palt elan, samplta and meclh.aT:dtre; d. pri 2 tiz OY'ElR3FA LOiM OIONS Letters firm the Ci n ni It ealih to the United l.i 1gd mn, iv c ei-t d milpions, Britiih coltiitsa and proitctoratea except the New Bebrides, ld. peir ? z NEW ZEALAND AND IEtSLAL?S. lhe ra: s to N iew Zi?lald, -Figi a?.d British tSl'miiti iilallh hnl ei:- Let .] d . "Po r , ds" iglel'd.. D rip '. : ld .' lTe tri, i lg : 1 - . Do t?ply .ld achli hal D l gaziunes d.3 8 zi' additional 4 o OIdi Bot ki.l...
CORRESPONDENCE. It is to be distinctly understood that we in no way identifyourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
ICO'RRESPONDENCE It is to'be distinctly understoodtl tr' we in Soi wy. idencifjlyourselies witi fhe ,opio he expressed by our corresposdieats. :(To the Editotl.) Sir,- I tlhink: we should not allow the :briavery oftlhe two cmen, Barker iiand Liissleot, whli6 resoned.. young Ed. wia'ids fom d·rownilng;, to pass un noticed..-: I have written the Royal Huinane Society, a copy of which letter I now, enclose tor the purpose of letting your readers knolw the facts. Whether the society; decides to recognize the conductf of -these two men or not, we certainlyshould do so. I ,'hould there. fore be pleased if those who aieo of the same opinion would kindly hand their subscriptioni to youiself or tany of the pri.icipal business 'places of the.town, Swhdose:piopictois:Io?m ieesuieiwill kindly rcceive tleti and :foi;?a: d a sa in in du coiirse to thie oisie'CleCk,.-ik Tlie Secitary loyal HIumane Society, fMelboti r?re Dear .:Sir,-I desire to lbring utdei: yourti.notice a rescue cf fecited on; th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
* ' , in likntiulck street, Fi ve Ore L 'otlnl Notes?; ?owritld on retrnllaing 4o"Or8er-'r" office. Ej.OR SALE, eceirap, CArtirne lirivcl., in .i splumlitd order. Apply IH. \VilIn, : rPercy tr t. - -ilO11 SA LE, at 24ft. cenitre o.ta u'ailing _ l Boatl, with two complete .sets of \il», .e. Apply ' Oli.ervvc" otiee.a I 1F' you watnt a Hlousehold () good 8pia rator interview W. Iliirs, loar agent for the IalItic laalsh Unira;y ilaclana ; cry Co, . - _. S Thank ' M" l. adi MIlS. W. EIWAD) s det) ire St tli ank Mr. Percyll arker for rescat ,ttg ltheir sili, Alexandntr, fronm atrowninrg Also to.tlie dotora.tlaiill il illlrn as nat tile IIh( \ rilal for kiiln attentio, tlinid o theo almany - rienthl faor1tlir ana sistantce. a . 'i;.::- 'Naiial Reserve (0). : S, f)U I'A . ' lT'r and CA DETS are runiaildri t. rat': ti cr.ther will .Ie 'a Stntutatry llnlf S:. 3A.at,:l)rillt oa WEIDNESDAY, the 2'ith .... rr.,ris-I( a'l lithai ,anat (aa auitcrs. r.. :1ust *r iat ti t Drill-hall at 2 l np.m hli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
W HEMERS. COACHBUILDER, General BlaL 1stth,Wheelwright & Horseshoer PEROY STREET, POLTLAND. _H. 3".- ·to th.eic hines umerou patrons for their liberal u 'pot In ?it?E :':-::?' , yl":.d .tif~ee oahi- lta prelly t.at it Will hiaiantaf l"r''.'&lt; 0n 61ler oil0a3`1a by do. uniformly good work. N:rv ,tiSa i-htid l3aggles always on Hand. Junnmitlhing Done, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements Repalred Careful attention given to the tyroing of wheola. Eetlmatea given for all repatre, if required. Mrno-3b ootu Strictly Attwndod tg. S ggio f- all dssriptions Ra p siro:, aientoed an renewe. Plough Repaired Made Lightest draught. 1 HOWELL. ST.tlLISIHLtI 1878. 8 t~oessor to 11r D. Beat S lpht' a dul ?IEontumonta Carver, 2rtlran. and gsamilton. JOB PBINTING AT ?1ELBOU'IRNIE. PRIOES. ý0 with tho tiIo; orfoun tor. bring the a vof; aIro, aui titling that a good s of.wh0 rk i aii Ct l In 1 i iLie2 b terne,w .'livecprob'u r, :.. T -E BEST MI.Klg. =IN TH'. are now proptred to ompo...
POTATO DIGGER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 January 1914
PeOTrArO Dican.ii:r-About fiftyfarm IIeis and others interested in potato culture took advantage of. the . oportunity ,f forded O di cliesd.l last bf afitneissiiig ti triarl of the lteOn Age':potato digglg nt~Mr. J :J Ke'rrs farmi i,':West :Portland. Tl;ii'ititire of tlie soil, being fiaily hai(l iLid ily\eely, ofliiied ia ?upiet ty:severe test to ilie niiellin.:l but ite:'cne lthirougli siatifactorily, fulfilling all',the condi tions iciquired of it ,:1io irachline, vliich . aP drwin a by' foidii horses; got right;: dow;vi i?ider.. tlioitubers;? lifted theln with iot ut c t bli uised, shlok out. tlhli ,rt cils,?tliet tops and weeds atside, id lefit the. tibers ilei:irly ieposed to ie .on Ithe surface.. Tlie operation pro :ceeded iiust as fast as the -horses could a ill idd as a laborsaving deoice it will: ' farto lesseni tlie cost of produo tiou Everyonie lpreserit wis perfectly sltisfied with the results aichioved, anid MrvI Kerr was so'pleaised ivilli tle mai clhine. thliat .e cl...
Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 January 1914
rcetal £32c2Cpau. lEVlbMD IO DA?E. Mailalor the undermeationed offcee closle at 1ortio d:as follcw:- Julat exubI u t" , . I, t m a",. - " IkIaD. - * [ 1n in t. 1] .i)hC .. , ;ts . . in . O1 m( to7 7(.ic 1I O] c I tpcs) tip~·F 1'1:Iii ccLI) h 0 Lc 11.(!( II ,cdiu, n ... -: 9 " i n im . Coel(cise ... 1. . 5t 5)11 ma (c a7lO m 7 ,10 rnm Cccdth . .. 1 n l7.0s ci' 7 0 010 to mi .i 7 00 0 a?incir c ....; , 1 n m ~ ( "0pi Es Plin ,Il d . 0 ( zr is io l1sdl i ii rin daI ., 0tl.00 .. Gocce .8cn VEO an n.50 a Basitltco ... ..7tOUsma ll.tm 7rf am7 00cn .60 am lto m Bltywccd e 0 0m 7;007m 0 0m lmLCCOci Ernttiock .. .* 7.80 .50 ao .o )7&O SL CBridgt r I Ii s9m FO c I.yrcs ... ... 110c . I1ellcuont .. . 7 7. 0cm 7.10cm 71.m 7.80 aml 0 , c am Meiuco .. ...17.l0 m .7.80 7j0 m 780 m .00cm t , m Milltyn . . 7.0 a m 0a .0am 50 a (So Mount Gambier .. 7 80cm 70 lem 7l050 i 7 n i 10 cm 750.am Muumhanrnar ... 7 00 em: 50 a ]Eazawecg ... 9 98m I oiuombgnOrc l 70cim · - 700a-·: ·iD'in Noticn . 7.80 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 January 1914
ciatica 'CELTEF ODTAINED Y USIt:C Dro. ,0,3M E'S INDIAN '00T PILLS "- 1 COMSTOCK'S NERVE AND BONE LINIMENT. l'his Jit s ee -of tle tinst dr(d':iid e m.plaitlts Liat hIurntiai liosl is hrir to, arnd thlcc tua ianny people sllferilig w'utold 'g' ozhs trmig reted riul tc ie ansolv w ithout reuilt. Such tit nile o:, Sr. '.'Pato'i l Scally, (;lzidstnot St'reet T' onddilh, N.Z., itho foountl Colnt LtoCk's Neitv: and nlioic IiinimrnLt :Iod 21.hllorsc's Iidia: loot I ills dIto wht:lt 10 ittler niroed0, lhad dont for him, that, .s, ttoo bironghlt ?Ilief trlom tit pIi :lin i'0 mais tlsferintig Mr. Scully writesC: ",oot i thring tho :i'rgo imouut ,f eoeflit-I ihati tldrivrod hIv the iso of rour vhl:ublio l lm!dlicilcos, it givcs lr? "ro?:t pleisulre to let you Iave this ts diA ourriaul. Imodl yot con ;un:r:o only uso -tou wiIIl of it. ,I iohave l i a snulforer u: in:- otttltmb.i; of, voc''s iritlh Sciutica, *lii, tortultlg pi:in I endured beig ~asurnti:li, ihnnst~ unbearilc blel:l The r mo was...
ORCHARD PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 January 1914
ORCHARD PESTS. i M' r. W. H. Davey eiven the fo'low iSg ad.ice for tre'l m nIt if ore|)CrlI . epWts:--? or fuitues 'di.eas s, spriay :: trees with Ilorde(aux mixture , ulsing lhih £ .440 froiul-, tht, is G0:bn IJu sne,, 4be best himne and 40gim watir. For ebewing ilna .s ,?ueh Ha ctdl in thllt)Il maierpillas , tne ar-enitte oif 1*ed lb to 5gdls water. For woul:y ,tis lht , td sC'I'e nin ent.s us . an oil .d prl y it. lilte time trees are d ,m?ntt at. steg',h of Igal red oil t, 15 's of witer. J( uiig ,,n orm it t,m e (ch tree s. it. is lest. to useI tL, strll.2 t , Ig ml oil to .0 ,ls..w ater, Asa i to'.toet, spray for aphitlCe duritL te snlnlIler, hlie dvis.ril tihe us" of thi followie formntt--l 5, iz; I, li" to. J .acc, , l, s,,ft, s?)p t(,: evI; ,y ?i2 '. water. 1)i-slve so n ll byI.milit-, titt. a•e yer i.oil to a ecn - Thir thit4 1 p in n bgn anl a'"ow it t tJ. hil-"k iitl e,,sk if " ater days or weeki I efure uitint ?o ans to obtair, all its s rnt!gt. -iA FiidI win. ter sp ny...
NEW POSTAGE RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 January 1914
hEW EL/'AC FAIES The tew postal riter, it eluding the penny postige I'll lieters, ci tInu it) force oi. MAiiy Iht. T'he tductu .ateB ate hs follou : TUBROUGIOUT COM 5UON WEALTH AND AIUFl'A. :Letter Id ,p lie A i. Lette aids,single ,d eac Do. ,ri ply ,ld. ech half. I'ic eatds,s I'ghl! d.ench Do i rply,, Id. iech Lialf. P'ririttid papes O)d .pit 2 cz. Bo(ki-, Iim.r.i (-'It1 i. Atslt0i4, Cl IPer 8tz; 'nA Auslrilin 84d .per 8 cz. Malnisin E- P'inlttd iii AUttRalia, 'Od. per 8 -z ; prinitd uulside Aubtralia, O0d. per 4 (oz. "Hansaid," Old. per 12 cz. Coniercial piupets patRteIrP, Eamplcs and niercl itditsip Id. per 2 2z. OVEPEEA TO1lIlIlO1%S Letters f tr(n ihe C n mi inwalth to the United EKit d on,; cirefa drIniii(ont, Britt Ih clliics uidrid prt.ititnrait s except thl New Ilt-btideF, Id. Ipr . p t.. EEW ZEALAND AND 7IEISLAEUS. The rairs -to SNew Zealaid, Figi and Britishli Soli mot. -lunidts si: Let Id A ozs . Po ;.tdai gle Id. D rrp Id. c Le Or itgl I d. Do reply ,Id .rcl hal blagazii...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 January 1914
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. 'rhe ollow'ing isaliatof telephonestati andl hr.ageb: Žame Fi 3mins. Additional ofjTown Converotion. 3mains. °brahxholmo ,b8 6d lByaduk Ia 9d Capo F-lson 2d ' 2d Cavendish Is 9d *Caaterton via Branxholsme i Gd Uatserton via Hamilton las Id Is C?oloraine Is 4d Is Condslh lid 5d Orossle." is 9d Dnonington la 9d D)igby, via .Braunxlholmo la 9d Dunkeld la 9d Olenthempson Is 4d lIs lawkesdrles, ls Od Haisilton Is ' d IHeywood 2d 2d Kentbruck h d 5d Kirkstall Is Gd Koroit Is 9d Luke Bola las 10d 1 2d Macarthur Is Id Is idMerino, via Iranxholn'o Is Gd Merino, via Hamnilton 18 4d is Mount amnbier Is. Gd Mloyne Falls 1,; 2d ,yllyant n Gd 5G Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson Gd Gd Penhluorst Is Gd Port Fairy 8d ' 6d Port MscDonne Is 4d Is Nipponhurst Is Gd l'yrendarra 3d 3d Ynmbuk "6d ' d. "Wallacedal Gd ' 6d Warrnambool ]a a Gd wickliff ]a10lOd Is 2 Woolathorpe Is Gd Fee for messenger oall, any person" dind silhin one mile--8d. *Noto.-Branxholme closes from p.m. to I p.m dail...