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A CAUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 October 1914

A CAUTION.-Since tile -mackerel have taken up their (quarters at the boat lharbour tlhe place lhas been over run by anrglers who, in theireager pur suit of the finny prize, take possession. with .ut leave, thought or care, of the fislermen's boats nrdt gear and cause the owners great loss and inconveni ence. Sails are trodden under foot and soiled and torn, oars are taken and not returned, and lockers broken open and their contents rifled. More serious still, boats are unmnoored and left insecurely fastened. Tloe patience of the boat owners is now exhausted, and thie po lice have been instructed to take action to protect the property, of a very de serving class of the cornmulnity. Yorus MAiN's Oi.n.-- All who are interested in tiis institlflt on are re quested ro nmf'et i? tlhe cliub room this eveiring at. 7.30. FatNC DuTss B.AI,..---Thie ball o-gan ised Iby tihe IHenty Moneorial Commrnittee, and which was held in tile Orderly Room on Fridty everning, sws well patronised anid greatl...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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NEW POSTAGE RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

HEW OSTAC RATES? The new postal rates, including the penny postage on letters, calme in force on May 1st. The reduced eratea are as follow: THROUGHOUT COMMONWEALTH AND PAPUP'A. Letter Id ,pel q oz. Lette ards,singl ,ld .ea Do. reply ,ld.ech half., l'oescardei,etngl t ,Id. each' Do. reply, Id. each half. Printed papers Od .per 2 oE. Books, prinltt-t uclide .Aursalia, O0 per 8;oz;. n Australia Od .per 8 cz. Magazn es--l'rinled in Australia, Old. per 8 oz.; printed outside Australia, Old. per 4 oz. "Hansard," Old. per 12 oz. Commercial papers patterns, samples and merchel;tdloe, Id. per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMINIOONS Letters Irom the Cummonweallh to the United Kizgdom, oversea dominions, British colonies and prorectorates except the New Hebrides, Id. per A oz. NEW ZEALAND AND TBEISLANDS. The ra:es to New Zealand, Figi and British Sulomoo Islands are: Let ld j oz. Po arda ngle Id. D .rep id.ea Le * sr n gl d. Do reply , ld .each ha Magazines Id. 8 oz., additional 4 o Ojd. Books, ld 4 (z. Conm...

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PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. Thle oollowing isallitoftelephono'stati and charges:- Namo Fi. 3min.a Additional oflTown Convorsation, 3mina. "Branxholmo |8d 6d 13yaduk I, 9d Cape Ne!on 24 2d Cavendiih la gd 'Castorton via. Branxholmeo I 9d Casterton via Hamilton Is 4d 1 Coleraino ,In 4d Is Condih 6d 6d Crossley ]J 9d Denningtoa 2j 9d Digby, via Branxholmo ls 9d Dunkold Is 9d Glenthompson sl 4d Is HIawkesddle Ial 9d Hamilton Is 9d alloywood asd - 2d Kentbruck 6d 6d Kirkatall sl 9d Koroit ls Gd Lake Bola Is 10d I 2d Macarthur Is 4i la 'Merino, via Branxholn o 1s 9d Merino, via Hamilton is 4d 1s Mount aambior Is 9d Mloyno Fallsa 1, 9d Myamyn 6d 61l Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson 8d 6d Penslurst Is 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonne Is 4d Is Ripponhurst la 9d Tyrendarra Sd 3d Yambuk 6d 6d' *Wallacedal- 8d 6d Warrnambool sl 9 Wiclliff las 1d la 2 Woolathorpe Is . d Fed for messenger call, any person dind willhin one mile-3d. *Noto.-Branxholc=e closes from p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and on Wednesday rom noo...

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HAMILTON STOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

HAMILTON STOCK MARKET Fat sheep.-We report a yarding of 41 e6 owes aod Tethers..fairpropart ion. Tli-ng sliirn, srn including about 110 spring and summer lambs. The usual atenduance of the local trade were pro sent, and all good sheep met, with fair compeoti:ion, prices being rather lirmer Lat the close, tot nmedium sorts were liad to quit at late rates, however, everything yardtd was cleared as follows.-Quotatious- ;horn comeback avether,s, ll/; shorn, crossbred wethers, .prime 1/6 to 17/9; senaller, 1.1/7 to 11/5; crossbred wethers, in the wool, Tr?mne, 24/r;; do , medium, 12/1 to 13/?; cross eaes, good, 14/5 to 10/9: aLd owos aLd wethers, 13/6; merino wet. t?iers, good, 15/ to 10/; muedium, 10/6 to 10/ll; do., ewes, 11/5 to 12/2; o'd lambs, 13/3 to 141/: spring lambn, good, :/ ol~.l;: stmaller, 10/0 to 11/I; with auediunm, 7/to 7/8. Store sbeep.-- Abot 1450 came to shand. They were mostly shtorn, 2-tooth .ewes and wetvtlers. Comtpetitiori was lJiuited under the hammer tand they h...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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War Correspondents as Spies. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

War Uorresponaents as i. .· I Spies. Thoe war correspondent has tallest an evil days, and in the ,Nineteenth Century" 1William Maxoell gives the reader. an inside view ot the crausero whioh have led to this depreciation. the writer's personal experiences en able hinm to splek with authority, and he first notes that "thu telegraph has made the correspondent a rrmettaeo to the army which l h may ha.r every de sire to serve." In practice ho says it sorks out in this way: The .purpose of an nit vy being to defeat the eonng', rot to provide in teresting "copy' for lea rpaljcrrs, the onmmanadcr in i.ho liid makes it his business to put obstacles betteni the -orrespondent and the telegrap h wire. Io mayr disoharge his duty to his coun try ruthilessly' or dclicate?y, but the result is always the same. War breaks out inl the ca.np, and .sooner or lnter sonic disaffected corresplnder t '"breaks sway" after a battle, and making al, upeed to thre nearest tele;rra:lh oltlire beyond tile military...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

COLDS ON TIE CHEST. "My little son was iL great ulberer from lad coldsonII the cIheCSt," eays Mr. Gronow, Station St., Seymouur, Vic. "At times it wDas s ;o bad that he wlould he juit, chok ing for breath ald ilnothing I tried fur lhim enltwed to gi've himiii relief. . 1 was ecOllm amneided to try C(hluallerlaii's Crlll IRlum a-?l in one n-ighit l noticed an imDprove ilCntu. Now I give it to Jillii i si ic alilly aigibis of a coll anld lie is iilin llight *. ?in. I would not Ihe witihout it bottle fs Clubbierlain's Couglh lleimedy tii n y Jicloe," Sold by ThlJntoii nl ]lake anid Co "Bulldog" and "Imperial" brands of Binder Twines carry with them the advantages to their users of a firm guarantee as to both length and qualitg. The guarantee we give to users is as follows: --, Quality--Made strictly of "Good Fair Average" New Zealand Hemp. Lelngt3h-Will average 450 ¢ to the I. Siren th--Will average more than 90 t1& \/ breaking strain. Tare-Not to exceed 1I lb. per bale, .Weigh...

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PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

PATRIOTIC FUND. lPreviousty acknowledged £181 ,I Dirs. J T. 'uissuith 1 1 C aV. Vivi.n ... .. 0 10 ( A1Ir and Nrs. hlienry Day 1 1 U Warrant Oflicer Jones - 1 I1 Mrs. Jones .. . 0 10 6 IPortland Club ... ..10 10 0 A. E. Fielding ... ... 1 1 0 Jas Wilson ... 1 1 0 -mrni' tn Allen ... 2 2 0 .=as O'Brien ... 0 5 0 liDr.: Campbell ... ... 2 2 0 Abrni. Johnston . 0 10 0 Alrs. -1. PeIers . . 0 0 r'sa. Ml. J. Bruce ...; 2 2 0 Furtland Borougb Council .25 0 ...0 Proceeds Narrawong-conce?itr : .: p~r L. Stanford .. 6 10 0 1L. Stanford 0 ,10 0 3). Livingosone ... 0 10 0 A. E. McCcombe 0 10 0 Ahx McCubbin :. 0i0~'O10 0 IaYnranwong collections perl WV. licsil ... .."21 .11 0 lev. and Mrs. Cuthbert?.; 2. 0O 1. C. Campbell. 1 1 0 -Jolhn Iyles . ... I . 0 1fIr. and iMrs. Tardrew .. 1 1 0 Mr. Townsend ... 0 10 ' Dliss C. 1.. lon . 0 10 i lr. an ll i?rs. 11. . U lanset I . 0 -nrdl collections per ?IC ;. S.: . Purnell ... ... 3. 1 0 I1ELGIAN IlELi??E FI "D 1-mcount I reviously acknow.'" irdgd 2? 1f 0...

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REBELLION IN SOUTH AFRICA. Capetown, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

REBELLION IN SOUTH AFRICA. Capetown, Tuesday. It is ofticially reported that Colonel Mritz, in the north-west of Cape Pro vince, rebelled against British rule and joined the German forces. Martial law Ihas been proclaimed throughout the Union, and the Botha Government is taking steps to crush the rebellion utterly. Captali Bouwer has reported that Maaritz is possessed of German guns and holds the rank of a Gorman gen eral and commander of the German forces Colonel Maritz sent to German South-West Africa all ollicers and men unwilling to join the rebellion. Captain Bouwer saw the agreement betwderi Maritz and governor S.W. Africa gua ranteeing the Union's independence, ceding Walfisch Bay and other places to'the Germans, and giving an under taking by the Germansonly to invade the Uniyn at ColonebMaritz's request. Maritz boasted of the possession of largo supplies of war munitions.' ind money obtained from Germans, and that ihe could over run the whole of South.Africa. The government ...

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PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

PATRIOTIC FU ND The Mayor (Cr. J. L. Wyatt) desires to acknowledge the following dona. tlons: H. Smith ... .. £0 5 0 John Pill ... i., 0- 5 0 Joe Dusting . ... 0 10 0 Alf Patterson ;.... ... 0 10 6 W,T. Dusting ... ... 0 10 6 T. Hardie ..: ... 0.10 6 J. Jennings .... 0 5 0 W. McKinley ... . 0 10 0 .T. Guy . 0 5 0 M. McDonald .... '.. 5 0 T. Arkell .. ..0 5 0 Arthur Dusting : 0 5 0 F. Longthorn . 0 5 0 H. Heazlewood ... 0 5- 0 W. Beams ... . 0 5 0 A. Frederickp, sen 0. ;: 5 0 E. Freedricks ' ... .. 0 5 0 Jacob Guy 0 5 0 L. Upton ... 0 "10 6 A..Fredricks jun ... 0 7 0 L. Beams 0 Fisher and Co. ... , 0 . £8 14 0. Amount previously acknow- £ ' ledged : . . 02- 0 1. Residents of Bolwarra as p I:er list ., . ....,,, 6 14 ,0 Trustees United Friendly , Societies Reserve'per , Cr. Smith . 1.0: 10 0:. GreonwadQConbtcert and Ball' per G ..Cowand; jun 13 2 0 Portland 'bishermun's Union as per list ... 8 14 0' £341 0 0 BELUl~I RELISEF FUND. Amount previously acknow Icdged ... £8 11 0 Presbyteria...

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THE WAR. Melbourne, Monday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

( ~1euter?;, Cablegrams,] M9lbourni,s.: Monday Morning. Auitrrp ,yields to tlie enemy., The c itv;W;5shlielled for for:ty h6iur and yin Aet?rrblt plight "~ Eihtg thou sand British mainear eiilped the de fence. : The' garrison :dlestroyed .the ,,principal forts before retiring.., Two thousand marines surrended to cer m,,ins on Dutch territory. The Ger , mand are pursuing King Albert and ,the Government to Ostend. Furious fighting at Lilloe isulted in a decisive win for the Allies, the enemy '..retreating with terrible losses. . St Petersburg wires that the Gcr mansio redistimated to have lost sixty. thousand men at Auguistowo. .-Two extra Germari columns are pu'sh uing forward tor'elicvo Prezemysl. Latest. The Gerinans are disappointed at not capturing the garrisons at Ant werp. Details are coming through of the bombardmicit of A?itwerp. The German's right wing was de feated. The French gained a .victory at Sois sones. 'Italy's Minister of war has resigned. The King of Rouminania is ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

FU'PPOSD MtROllt)Rt- . chi'd who was returning fro!m Sunday school at Mordiriloc on Sunhay discuvered the bodies of a man and a young girl in the scrub. They wtere identified as those of Haro'dclMatthewman, aged 45, widower, and Priscilla Warwick, aged 13,. both of Park street, South Yarra, where Matthewmnan. an American, out of work,'had been lodging for two years. The (position of the bodies indicated that the man first shot the girl and covered her" with his overcoat, and then shot hims.lf. There were no signs of a struggle. The girl's no her says that the man was quietimnd o pectahle. and was treated as a menaber of the family. He took the girl out on Saturday after noon, promising to be back soon. RELIEVES AT ONCE. "I have always found Chamherlain'a ColiQ and Diarrhoea Remedy and absolutely safe remedy for colic and diarrhoea," says. Mrs Julia Wakely, 78 Ball Street, Wanganui, N.Z. "For many years I suffered from colic pains but since using Chamberlain's Colic and Dirrhoea Reme...

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CORRESPONDENCE It is to be distinctly understood that we in no way identify ourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. PORTLAND SHIRE RATE. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

CORRESPONDE NCE Zt is to be distinctly inderstood that we in Ssupoway identifyoursel?e witlh theopineio expressed by our correspondents. .PORTLAND SHIRE RATE, (To the Editor.) Sir,--A letter in your issue of Octo ber 12, on the subjeet of Shire Rating, anid signed W. J. Williamson, I read with p'easure and approval until I name to the closing sentence, and thenI laid it down in despair. ' Why should tho'East Riding be favored in being let off at 1/ while the West and South. are rated at 1/3 1 Is it because chatit is a'w.ealthy riding and has feathered its nest ? If so, Mi. Williamson is intro. ducing an ilequitable principle' in taxa tion-"To him that bath shall be given, and from him that hath not shall be taken away.". The .ratepayers in the East Riding are already favoured by Nature, -and Mr. Williamson 'would favour them. still further by exempting them from the higher rate. Why? The Shire was not divided into ridings for the purpose of favouring the portion having the: best lan...

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SOLDIERS' XMAS DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

SOLDIERS' XMAS DINNER. Fowls' feed is dear on account of drought, Therefore an appeal being made on beha'f of wounded s,aldiers to seo that .they get a -good substantial Xmas dinner of Austt'alian poultry'has come at the right time, as fowls will be mou!ting and stopping laying dircctly. All Port'!aiders and .the residents of surroundingeshires are asked toieave promises foe one or more fowie or iggs at storee, or Mr. G. Fisher's, by Satur day week, October 24, so that a requi sition' for crates may be forwarded. The railways are c rrying birds free, and ih Melbourne they are being killed; dressed, frozen and shipped. to London, in time for Xmr.s, free of charge.

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STRANGER THAN FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

STRANCER THAN 'FICTION. (BY P,'TER.) Seekers after knowledge in the.skim" milk yard and elsewhere will be glad to bear that Peter ,will .answer in' this column any question that has to. do with the things of this earth. ,Where. possib'e Peter always gives preference to Australian industry, but he must :place the order for his next hat with the firmthaving.the enormous qnaoti ties of felt in stock necessary to conm plete the order. ."Little Jimmy" cosplains .that his nabur having 'eaten out his paddock' with his own sheep tuk in northern' starvers when the fence is such that nothing but their upright conscience` prevents'their trespassing. Whenthey have eaten what there is of each other's' wool .,and, 'hunger overcomes their scruples, what remedy i" Answer Peter remembers an answer by the -Victorian Journai of Agriculture to, a subscriber who asked advice regard ing'flukey sheep. He was told:that as 'their case seemed hopeless i ,was, bcst to market them, and Peter's advied in' this ...

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Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

Postal Anran1LcLtc BIEVlb?b TO DATh. Mals!aor the auderz:ationed oflices'olose at 1ortlandjse follow:--II ,rarat and Adelaide 7.50 am 7.60 am I 7.EI, anl i I 'n , Ilarat ... 1.60 am 70 0am m 7.10 am i7.t 1.c. I strce ... 9pm " tpm :' Brauxholme .. 7.50 am 7.60 am l.00 a m 7.00 a m 75. It asterton .. . ?.. 7.60 a am7.ra n 0 a m 750 n , . Cape Bridgewater [ a m " I n Capse Nelson . 2 Im Uotnatoo Valley ... (North Portland) 8.0 an 6 18.( na Codrlngton - lpm 9 Im m :?. m . nileraiue ... ... 7.60 am 7,bO am 7.60 ar.? 7.50 am 7.1, a m " . .. Condah ... -. 1.0 am 7.60 am 7.00 a a n 7.0am a m 1 ,0 . '6Dartmoor - 7.0 am 7.7( a Drik Drik . -.. 7.50 am .iO E agliash Mlail,Wedr.es. 70.ai tadays, 7.50 a.m. O Gorau . 8.60 a m 8 (' a s Iamilton ... - 17.0 am 7.60 am 7.L0 am r7.Oa;m, 7 La m. ,.LI L us. Reywood .. - 1.60 am 7.0 am 7.60 am 7.(tl m 7:C10 am ** Kentbruck... .. 7.50 am 7.U0 '. na L C Bridgewater - 9.am 9 am Lyoans . ... 7 ,0 a m 7.C a nm Melbourne.- - 7 50 am 7.50am 7.00 am 7.60 am 7.50...

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"THE DAY." [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

• "',' HU,,,u vY..;, This poem, by fHenry Chappoll, who is employed at tho Bath railwaystation, craitetd quito a furore in England: You boasted the Day, and you toasted the . Day, Andi now the Day has cono. Blasphemer, braggart and coward all, Little you ruck of the numbing ball, The blasting shell or the "white arm's" fall, As they speed poor humans lhome. You spied for the Day, you lied for the Day, And woke the day's red spleen. Monster, who asked God'said Divine, Then strewed His seas witli the ghastly .. Imine; Not all the water of the Rlino Can wash thy foul hands clean. You dreamed fort [le Day, you schemned for thl Day; Watch how tllo Day will go. Slayer of ago and youth.and prime (Defenceless slain for never a crime), I'hou art steeped in blood as a hog ilj slime, lalsd fieind mnd cow-vrdly foe. You have sown for tlhe Day, you have " grown for the day; Yours is the harvest red. 3an you hear the groans aid tli awful .cries? i . - .. Cau you see the heap of slain that lies, A...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

St. Steil0en's SUNDAY, October 18 Day of Humiliation and Inltercession ihbroughout. the l'rovince oi Victoria bie. 1t~cius of the lo... ari sufferifling from _Trought and war. Culnon Carmlichael twill preach morn i.ug and evening. Baptist Church Sutnday next. Preacher - Pastor HI. IBoulter. Subject-"The Voice of the Drought." All sants free. Social, &c , A SOCIAL. arld lrEuchre Tornment, itn S connection with All Satints' building Sund will le held in the Free Library Hall 'drTi FRIDAY, the 23rd Octl'er. D)ecision *.f waltzing competiition will be declared and prizes presented. kouble ticket 2s lid, - .l-ies Is. Long tlight, gorld nlmurici , re fr?ehmnlreits. I'. O DONNEI.:L, Ilon. See. Portland Hospital. W ASTED).-A \WARDSMAN (slate age). Salary £410 per year. Al ,li?nttitons received not later than tLhe l5t11 aerst. For pa"tict lluhurl arlrly, .1. T. 'I'TIilt'SE, Secretary, lIlenty street, lOct. 7th, 11114. Notice. A LL Strck ruiriing on the Mdt. Clay Riun, A situatedr Irr...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

HEMERS. COACHBUILDER; General Bla l;nisith, Wheelwright & HorseShoer PTEtRCY StRXEET, PO'ET'LAND. S. bog o i :'r- hia numorous patrons for thoir'liboraf n Porb in the an-l to nor. f; n i 1 rhs o ituliý gvooralv thoa it will his ojoant alim "their -condfilenoo ve. d..* uniformly good work. Njw and So- i'"id gait-agglos always on Hand. .juhumithing'" ` in:"m.duJ al?. kinds :of Agricultural Implements Repaired Careful attontily i'eon to the tyroing of wheels. Estimates glve? for all ropairs, if required. • oreoo-Shooing Strictly. Atton~od to. Boiggle of aI iit oriptiooidsRepirod,'iaintal and renewed. lougli Repaired f.Oade Lightest draught LR. So Simple and Strong, They Crnnot go Wrong. Yt mplIity Is i great thing in ci slowing machlne,-espelally when yaon ltvein the country and have trh r it yoursell. WARD BIROS. fdrchinea have fewer parts than ueiy other-nothing to get ouit of order. Poundscheaper than othera We pay freight to your station unarantee every machine--and let you...

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THE WAR. Melbourne, Thursday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

THE - WIAR. [Reuter's Cablegrams.] Melbourne, Thursday Morning. There is a great exodus of people from Ostend. The Allies' left wing engaged the German right wing south of Ostend. The Germans failed, as also did Gen eral Kluck, in attempting to cut the Allies' lines. The British sank the German liner Grieisenan and other vessels across the Scheldt river at'Antwerp and com plecoly blocked navigation. Russian warships sank two German submarines in the Baltic. Fighting proceeding in South Poland along a five miles front. A million and a half Germans and 370,000 Austrians are opposing 800.000 Russians. The fighting is fierce, and the losses on both sides are heavy. The German left win" is doubling back. Airmen declare that the Russians are winning. The Gert imans advanced to the very muzzles of the Russian guns. The Cossacks got behind the Gerllinls and captured tlrPre thousand prisoners, two complete batteries and eight armoured motors. The cruiser Goeben and four other Turkish cruiser...

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THANKS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 October 1914

THANKS.   (To the Editor.) Sir,-Permit me through the medium of your valuable columns to convey my hearty thanks and appreciation to those ladies and gentlemen in our town and district for the splendid efforts they have put forward to raise funds on behalf of our noble and gallant soldiers and sailors, and no assist in relieving the distress and sufferinngs of our brave and va'lant Belgian ally. I wish to thank the Narrawong folks for their splendid effrt, viz., £30/7/0, which was raised by concert and collection; also the residents of Greenwald, from whom I have received the sum of £13 2s, being proceeds of concert and ball; also the residents of Bolwarra for their donation of £6/14/, collected by Mrs. J. R. Woods; and also Mr. Purnell, of the Union Bank, who instituted the novel but effective `Patriotic Card," by which means the handsome sum of £34 Os 6d was raised. The fund now amounts, to approximately £350. I shall he glad if all those wishing to assist in this gre...

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