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Koroit Races. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 March 1914
Koroit !faces. The following are the . weights for the Koroit races, to be held on the 17th March : - Trial Handicap.-Vodski 9.3, Nat Kirk 8.7, Glenkirk 8.2, Bright Kirk 8.0, Lola Kirk 7.7, Curlano, Rotunda, Ornate 7.5, Correi 7.1, Vacheron 6.12, Bonaroo, Yours and Mine 6.7. Koroit Cup.-Prince Kirk 9.3, McCul loch 8.10, Mirene 8.8, Whare 8.3, The Prune 7.10, King Kirk 7.8, Major Eight 7.5, Dalesman, Vodski 7.3, Asterbert 7.0, Darlington, Glenkirk 6.7. 13.3 Pony Race.-Sweet Alice, 11.0, If 9.10, Lepus 8.10, Una, Tumble Over 8.5, Machine Gun 8.3, Queen Despised 8.1, Samson 7.5, Phyllis 9.6, Alice Gray 6.7. Hurdle Race-Battleship 11.7, Fulcrum 11.5, Rabibinokka 11.1, Ricochet 10.12, Black Flag 9.12, Massey 9.9, Lord Fyans Ludwig 9.3, Haymow 9.0. Steeplechase.-Moyne 12.9, Monorail 10.12, Caach 9.9, Kirhstall, 9.3, Romana, Paxski, McCormick 9.0. 14.1 Pony Race.-Miss Darkness 11.5, Reflection 10.5, Coronation Day, 10.0, Lady Lonsdale 9.5, Miss Velocipede 9.3, Roluma, -Lady Arden 8.10, For...
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 March 1914
vourts or Petty Sessions, The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the uidermentioned places on the dates specified : PORT FAIRY, Tuesdays, 10 a.u, " Tuesday, April 7 Tuesday, May 5 Tuesday, June 2 WARRNAMBOOI,, Mondays, 10 aim. . Monday, March 23 PENSHURSI', Thursdays, 11 am. Thursday. March 12 PORTlIAND, Saturday; 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14 MACARTHUR, Tuesdays, ll' a.mn. . -Tuesday, March 17 _KofliO, lridays; 11-a.m. - SFriday March 20 -
County Courts [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 March 1914
-0 'County Courts Portland, Tuesday, March 17 . Hamilton, Wednesday, March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19 A Special Court of Petty Sessions will be held at the Court House, Port Fairy, on Tuesday, the 7th day of April, 1914; at Ten o'clock ini the forenoon,--for the purpose of Revising the Jury List for the Port.Fairy Division of thie Jury Dis. irict of Port Fairy, STOP -TAT. COUIG,. There is no medicine on the market to. day so effective as Marr's Cough Re.medy. It issafe and sure. for: Coughs, colds, as. thma, whooping cough, croup, bronchi. tis, influenza, and all affections of the throat and lungs. Marrn's Cough Remed is the best for ch'ildren -as wefl --.for adults. It is pleasa~ t to(take and a sire cure for all chest affections tending to consumption. Obtainable from ,Ctting and Boyd, Port Fairy. Cutting The' `G tte. " is now Published on Eonday anld Thursoday evenln at "6 to ! 0- -, - . ? - -- ".:: ,-.'
IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO CROPS. Experiments conducted for the past fourteen years have led to the follow ing conclusions of interest to the prao tical farmer in the matter of rotation of crops. Potatoes require the least water, and leave the subsoil rich in moisture. Thliy theiefore leave the soil in a more favorable condition for subsaeunt crops, provided that the getting in of the potatoes be not un duly delayed and that nitrogen be add ed to the soil in a readily assimilable form. Peas are another crop which absorb little moisture from the soil; oats, on the other hand, take .up: much. As far as the moisture of the soil is con cerned, it is better to grow wheat after rye than rye after wheat. Clover ex hausts the moisture of the soil in the highest degree. Thus in dry years, a crop sown after clover will find the con ditions of the soil unfavourable and will develop slowly. Oh, could there in this world be found Some little spot of happy ground, Without the village tattling-Hones
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTEiESTS S-~---·l~~-·-~D--- - re a. (By "Ambrosine," is 10 >o The bizarre in dress threaten to ,r much to the fore this Seasons Paris expert. Alread y so' sas a. r the evil in the newest ande sma oft is models as seen in this city. ste in the form of skull caps with eiadgea. le aigrettes, skirts with an exagtoera1 : split from the feet, and bodices O t- gowns cut so low as to be ahmost dO h colleteo; and fur stoles twiste sabt rthe form, and muffs are the aot Spillows. At one shop I saw a l of gown in white velvet trimmed alin 0 bands of sable. Is not this the word in extravagance? Now, I g no Puritan as regards dress, but ul think that every woman should'ut ' har costume to her eircumstanc sait zarro dress has charms, but it must be .glrien its surrounding. An u s or hat which looks well Ohen rore gs 'y a smart woman in a motor, seems ou s of place on a middle-aged matron or Swhen worn by a young wife who keep .no maid and travels bw omnibus hoe d the tight skirt and ih...
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
Courts of Petty Sessions, The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermentioned places on the dates specified : PORT PAIRY, Tuesdays, 10 a.m, Tuesday, April 7 Tuesday, May 5 Tuesday, June 2 WARRNAMBOOL, Mondays, 10 a.m. Monday, March 23 KOROIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. Friday, March. 20 -Q- _
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. The English Field says:-The increas ed prominence tha.t is given to the ques tion of feeding dairy cows is indioative of the growing importance of dairy farm ing and of the closer attention that is devoted to economy in productien. The experiments carried out at the agricuI turil colleges, and partioularly at; the Armstrong, the Wye, and the Hau per Adams Colleges, havei ntonsified, if they did not actually originate, the wider interest that is now manifested ;a this subject. It is evident that the teaching ,f the college experiments has not been ig nored north of the Tweed. The Scot tish farmer is no exceptieii in that he does not change his methods quickly or twithout a prospect of resulting benefit; but like his neighbors in the South, he is eager to discover a means C econo minising expenditure and augu enonting income. While he does not put aside the plans evolved from long experlence, under the peculiar conditions of his holding, he is ever on the look-out ...
Tenders for Conveyance of Mails [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
Tenders for Conveyance of Mails .Tenders will be received at Mel bourne, until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 24th March, 1914, for the Conveyance of Mails, as hereunder for three years, viz.: from 1st July 1914, to 30th June, 1917. See Commonwealth Gazette of 21st February, 1914, also Melbourne daily or weekly papers of 28th February, 1914. Full particulars and tender forms may be obtained at the Post-offices mentioned in the services. 896. Post-office and Railway Station, Port Fairy, twice daily. Early and late trains to be met. 987. Port Fairy and Macarthur, via Orford and Broadwater, six times per week. (Starting from Macarthur.) 988. Broadwater and Bessiebelle, twice a week. 989. Port Fairy and Koroit, via Port Fairy North, Rosebrook, Killarney, and Crossley, six times per week. 990. Port Fairy and Portland, via Yambuk, Codrington, Tyrendarra East, Tyrendarra, Narrawong, and Allestree, three times per week, returning to start ing point on the following day. 991 Port Fairy and Yambuk,: thre...
ODD MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
ODUD MENTION. Forgetting care and loss, We hameward turn at evealig,seck ing, rest, Sureease of sorrow, and : refuge blest,, Courage to -bear - life's cross: Serene the moon shines erigat 2, The flowers close theirupetaIs,; angels keep Their loving vigils o'er us, and we sleep Safe through the long, still night. One good job well done beats a dozen that are "good enough." He is not kind to his children who does all of their work for them. Yesterday must be handled very care fully and gingerly when we would try to make it fit to-day. Keep an old cap and coat hanging up in the barn to slip on when you have a dusty job to do. Cover the better clothes with a cloth of some kind while doing this work. There are just as gdod people living on the next farm as you will be likely to find anywhere. Be neighborly with them. Some folks seem to think that boys are like postage stamps whoen it comes to doing little jobs arouind home--they need to be licked to make them stick. It isn't so always. A...
Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
Iitporitant Ooncerning Soaie 'parts of the din trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for be 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 ? If no one else is doing it for your -district will YOU try on these lineas ? Send ac counts of public and social events in your township or neigborhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, concerts, matters touching the industries, etc. Write your name in some corner ; not for printing, butfor good faith. Write the names of persons very distinctly. Do not bother about grammar or spelling ; it is the Editor's work to look 'after these trifles. ' Theh tarest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the paper only.'. Glive indor mation, but let criticism alone. '-·" ' 1
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
SOF RURAL INTEBREST (By "Rusticus.") Yet another contribution to the seem ingly endless discussion of bitter pit in apples has been made available in the second report by MIr. D. M'Alpine, who was appointed by the Federal Go vernment and the Government of Vic toria to investigate the disease. In it Mir. McAljiuns c iscusses the theory that bitter pit is caused by poison, sucoh as spraying with arsenical compounds, and gives evidence in support. The true cause, he thinks, lies in the fluctuating conditions of temperature and humid ity, which produce irregularities in the transpiration, and, in the. case of the growing apple, derangement also of the vascular network. It is a functional '.disturlance of portions of the tissue, as in the case of cancer, and not the wholesale shrivellihng, drying and with ering due to the failure of the supply of water to. the apple as a whole or its 'uithdrawal. Mr. M'Alpine adds that cold storage experiments have conclus ively proved that if apples are...
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
PORT FAIRY, POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. Melbourne . Geelong . . I Colac... .. . Daily~jat 12.50jpy,m Warrnambool and 10 p.m. Koroit - pm. T.P.O. Daily, at 12,50 p.m 3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton .. day and Friday ex cepted) and j10p.m Thursday. Byaduk ... ... 1 Macarthur . , Broadwater .. ... Daily, at3.30p.u.. Orford . .** I Koroit . . Crossley . .. Killarney. . " DLaily at 3.30 p.m .Rosebrool : .. Port Fairy North .. Portland. . Narrawrong .. Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra-.. ... and Thursdays, -at Codrington . . 10 p.m. Yambuk ....J MALILS ARRIVE. Melbourne . 12.45 a.m. and 3.5 - p.m. daily. T.P.O. ... .. 3.50 p.min.daily. eelong - IDaily, at 12.45 a.m. TeCola . and 3.50 p.m. Warrnambool; . 2.45 a.m. and 3.50 aprambool: 1 8 p.m. daily. Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Korolt. ... .. 3.50 p. m. and 12.45 jam. Hamilton . Daily 12.15. p.m., -FIPriday and Satur.. day, 12.45 a.mi. Byaduk - . Bardcadrthr Daily, at 12.15m p. B~roadwater 3rford .. :., Croseley ... Killarney Daily, at 11.45 a.m ;Rosebrook ....
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From Our Special Correspondent) Who shall longer contend that wo men should not have a say in the mak inig of laws, and generally regulating matters pertaining to the public weal? The fourteenth annual conference of the Australasian Women'r Association has shown, them capable of taking very sane views of questions that are in the forefront of progressive measures for the betterment of people and institu tions. Eugenics, than which there is nothing more important among the developments of modern striving for greater efficienoy was handled in a commendably common sense manner. The need for a wider knowledge of the ravages of a disease which is respon sible for the condition of 75 per cent. of the inmates of Victorian asylums, and which in other respeots contributes to an immeasurable extent to the mis ery and unfitness of humanity, was re cognised by these ladies. And there were many other similar matters dis cussed, and the discussions disclosed a breadth of outlook...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
RAILWAY. TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO FORT FAIRY A.M. P.M. Melbourne 6.30 3.50 Geelong ... .. arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.36 5.46 Colac .. ... 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 Warrnambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PoRT FAIRY TO MELBOURNE, AlM. P.M. Port Fairy . ... dep 5.45 1.30 WaLrnambool ... arr 6.56 2.57 dep 7.11 3.15 Teran . ... arr 8.13 4.25 dep 8.18 4.36 COamperdown ... arr 8.46 5.65 dep 8.58 . 5.23 Colso ... ... ... arr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.60 P.M. dep 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ... -23' 10.38 HoLIDAY ExcouRsio FA RES. e1st Return 2nd Return Melbourne.. ... 37e 10d 258 2d Geelong . ... 28s 10d 19s Id Ballarat ...... 39e 8d 2ds Sd Colaec ...... 18s 6d 12a 5d Camperdown ... 12s 9d 8s 6d Terang ...... 1Os Id 68s 8d Warrnambool ... 4e 3d 2s 10d Koroit ... ... 2s Sd Is 7d Hamilton. ... 19". 9d 8s 6d
DRUIDS' [?]LA AND ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
*DRDrbs''( :,L AND tART UNION.-The 14th annual p ila and bazaar in aid of the Austin Hospital for Incurables and the free kindergartens of Victoria will be held in the Exhibition Buildings, Mel bourne, on Easter Saturday and twelve following days. The Druids were the irst society to give away £1,000 for is. In 1890 they were the means of ex tinguishing the debt of £26,000 with which the Melbourne Hospital. was bur thened; in 1904 they again came to the rescue of that institution, realising by means of a bazaar £4,600; in 1910 £7,500 was raised by them for the Women's Hospital; in 1911 £7,600 was handed to the Alfred Hospital; in 1912 the St. Vincent's Hospital received £11,750; last year (1913) £6,500 was divided be tween the Women's and Homceopathic Hospitals, and this year (1914) the pro ceeds of the gala go to relieve the Austin Hospital of Incurables and the Free Kin dergartens' Union of Victoria. For this purpose they have determined to make a special effort, and have arranged ...
Koroit Kernels. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
Koroit Kernels. The K.U.F.S. committee was unfortunate in its selection of an evening for a picture show in the gardens, and a loss will result from last Tuesdays effort. The bazaar in aid of the Roman Catholic Church; Koroit was opened on Saturday evening, and continues for 4 or 5 nights. Mr J. F. Duffus, M.L.A. per formed the opening ceremony. The cost of completing the church is estimated at about £7000. The Woolsthorpe householders are rejoicing at the fall of rain. The social held under the auspices of the Ladies' Cricket Club on- Wednesday evening last' was not so largely attended as the previous one, owing to the: warm weather. In the opinion of the pianist of the Smart Set Entertainers, who visited here, the Koroit Mechanics' possesses the worst piano in the southern hemisphere. Miss B. Howie; who had a severe attack of appendicitis last week, is now on the road to recovery. The infant son of Mr and Mrs Chas. B3arr died last week, aged 13 weeks. Tuesday, 10th March, was the ...
A Worker's Festered Hand. NO BETTER AFTER OPERATION. OBSTINATE SORE YIELDS TO ZAM-BUK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
A Worker's Festered Hand. -0 No BETTER AFTER OPERATION. -o -0 - OBSTINATE SORE YIELDS TO ZAM-BUK. Mr M. Truscott, of 92 Wittenoon-street Boulder, W.A., suffered severely from a nasty festering sore which spread all over the back of-his hand. Until he came to use Zam-Buk the hand showed no signs of healing. " My husband," said Mrs Truscott, " one day knocked the back of his hand and got a small wound. Thinking the injury was but a tiifing one, he took no notice of it, with the result that, within a day or two, it broke out into a nasty running sore. This gradually began to spread all over the back of the hand, and it became extremely inflamed and painful " In spite of the many different pre parations which we used the ihifamma tion appeared to get -worse every day, and the sore never showed any sign of healing. A doctor was consulted, but as the ointment prescribed was used without effect, he decided to operate on the hand, and scraped it. But this also proved in effective. The nasty...
ST HELENS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 March 1914
ST HELENS. From Our Own Correspondent. On Wednesday last the resi dents of St. Helens were much alarmed by a bush fire-which broke out on the property -of Mr M. Sherlock. At about mid-day, Mr Sherlock's son noticed flames in the paddock and gave the alarm. A man in the employ of Mr Sher lock, had been burning off timber a day or so previously and it is thought that a spark from a smoul dering log started it. The men of the district soon gathered. Many had arranged to attend a picnic being held at Codrington, and some indeed had already set out, but on seeing the progress the fire was making, they unselfishly de termined to give up their after noon's pleasure and fight the fire. Fanned by a north-westerly wind, the fire quickly made headway. Now it crept through the grass, and again it ran up a gaunt gum tree like a flash. The fire fighters mastered the fire before it had left the paddock it started in, and were congratulating themselves on their escape, when suddenly a spark from a ...