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Menace to Public Health. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
Menace to- Public Health. -o There is indignation at the prac tice being followed at the local wharf of depositing all the offal from fish in the Moyne river. As the river has little current to the sea, -the offal sinks to the bed of the river but is stirred ut every time the steamer enters and leaves the Moyne, The marvel is that fever is not more prevalent in the town, and it is incredible that the local board of health, or medical officer, or inspector of nuisances, or Wharf overseer has allowed the objection able practice to continue, during the summer, at all events. Unless the refuse is conveyed out to sea, our informant states that the ports and harbours department and the cen tral board of health will be asked to take action in the matter. The naval authorities deny the truth of a statement, that the Warship Sydney will require repairs-.costing £20,000 through the destruction of the boilers by the use of Australian coal. A public meeting is to be held at Byaduk on Monday eve...
BESSIEBELLE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
The oppressive weather of the past week ,terminated on Tuesday afternoon with a violent thunder storm. On Wednesday, about five o'clock, rain set in, falling steadily for about two hours,- and making a total of 80 points. The largest hail stones known in this .district for several years fell. in Tuesday's storm. Several fires had been burning in this district up to Tuesday last, but no damage has been done ex cept to fencing. The burned ground will greatly benefit by this and the recent rains, as will the water supply generally. Threshing operations are in full swing, and the yields are up to, and sometimes exceeding, expecta tions, The potato crops are also promising good results.
A Friend Advised Her. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
A" Friend Advised Her. The following letter from Mrs. Tho-1 aras Brown, of Healesville Vic.. will *prove interesting to many of our readers: "Some time ago I suffered from a severe attack of kidney complaint.. The first symptoms were great weak ness and emaciation with terrible )ain all over my body, especially :cross my back. My ,whole body was racked with pain and I could get but 'ittle ease day or night. Medicines were prescribed for me, but failed to do me any good. I cared very little vbat became of me, I was so weak and miserable. I had nearly *given up all hope when a friend advised me to try Warner's. Safe Cure. I commenced to take it and derived great benefit from taking the contents of the first ,botle. TI continued to take the, medicine, getting stronger and better every day. I soon regain ed my former strength- and energy, the pains all left me, and I se med to have a new lease of- life. I am now quite-strong and happy." Warner's Safe Cure is a wonderful remedy in cases ...
AEROPLANE ON ROOF [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
AEROPLANE. ON ROOF Paris has got over being surprised at the sight, of flying machines (says 'Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 18). but the population of Javel, a working luarter between the Eiffel Tower and the aerodrome of Issy-les-Moulineuax. ;ot excited last week when they saw an aeroplane plunge downwards over the streets and finally crash on to the roof of a factory in the Rue Saint Charles. There was a rush to the fac tory, for it was feared that the accident was serious, but the crowd were met by the aviator, M. Gilbert, who, quite calm, and without a scratch, was de scending the stairs, which he had reached through the hole made in the roof by the falling aeroplane. M. Gilbert said his engine had failed. HEe looked about for a landing-place, but could see nothing but houses, factories, and market garden plots. The broad road would have served his purpope, but there' were a 'number of children scattered .along it.- staring .in wonder at the aeroplane 'so close above them. As ...
A BOGUS CAPTAIN [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
A BOGUS CAPTAIN An emulator of the famous Koepenick was yesterday-sentenced at the East Eent Quarter Sessions at Canterbury to five years' penal servitude (says "The Daily Telegraph" of January 7). Pri soner, who was described as Albert Smith, alias Brown, alias Parick. Mur phy, mariner, aged 50, pleaded not guilty to stealing a watch and other trinkets from a Swalecliffe lady. In the course of a remarkable sketch jf his career he mentioned many great achievements, including the gaining of the Victoria Cross, which he claimed to have performed. Even more extraor dinary was the version of the same career given by the police subsequently. Evidence of the. prosecutrix was that Smith came to her house at Swalecliffe, Whitstable, on November 30, and asked for lodgings, representing that he was Captain Brown, and that he had been recommended to her by a Captain Col lins. In reply to a request for a de posit he promised to let her have it the following morning. The next day, hear ing that ...
BERNHARDT HONORED [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
BiERNHARDT HONORED Mme. Sarah Bernhardt is a Knight of the Legion or Honor (says "The Daily Express" of January 16). The news was telephoned to her last night while she was resting between two acts of M. Tristan Bernard's play, "Jeanne Dore." It became known in the theatre before' the play was over, and when the curtain fell the audience remained in the theatre and gave the new Knight of the Legion a rousing ovation. Then the company collected round the great actress, and she was the re cipient of a touching attention. In anticipation of the event the mem bers of the company had bought a Cross of the Legion of Honor set in brilliants to be ready to pin it on Mme. Bernhardt's breast as soon as she had the right to wear it. It was two in the morning before the new "Chevalier" got home, and when she arrived she found 50 or more of her friends waiting to congratulate her, and the whole house heaped up with flowers from friends who had not been able to come. To-day she received so many t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING.' Air. Gas Machines. (The Welsbach Air. Gas Ma chine is so sim pie that .a child can work it with impunity, Suitable- for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar. _antee satisfac tion with all our Machlnes, and to prove this we. will put a. machine in for one month-free .of charge, and if not suit ible, will remove same free of all ost ti'o you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED,. 380 LONSDAiE ST:, MEIjBOURNE. THE VEGA " MAKES GOOD" Although only introduced last October, our beparator has already jumped into the foremost position, and no other make is to-day so eagerly sought after. Buyers have voluntarily certified to the high-class finish, simplicity, easy running and splendid working quali ties. A leading Butter Factory says it. is A Perfect Skimmer in other words, a money-saver every time used. These qualities, coupled with our prices, constitute the Best Value in Au:?tralia. Prices: 12 Gall., £3 1...
HIGHWAY ROBBERY GEM MERCHANT'S LOSS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
HIGilWAY ROBBEIRY GEM MERCHANT'S LOSS A robbery of a particularly auda cious character was perpetrated on a ,Hatton-garden gem merchant on Thursday night (says "The Daily Tele graph" of June. 3). The sufferer was Mr Morris Phillips, who carries on business in Charles-street, Hatton Gar den, and resides in Petherton-road, Canonbury. On Thursday evening, when he left his place of'business, he had about him, a considerable quan tity of jewels, which he had been com missioned to sell, and in a leather bag strapped to his right wrist a further quantity of precious stones belonging to himself, valued at about £400. These consisted of 800 carats of Indian sap phires, 400 carats of opals, and 107 pieces of turquoises. While waiting in Rosebery-avenue for a tramcar Mr Phillips was sud denly attacked by three men, one of whom dealt him a blow on the head, and knocked him against a lamp-post. At the same time the bag which Mr Phillips was carrying was wrenched from his hand. The assailants at ...
BLIND VICAR OF LYTHAM [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
BLIND VICAR OF LYTHLAM The Rev. Canon Hawkins, M.A., has announced that after holding the office of Vicar of Lytham for forty-four years he was about to lay down the burden of pastoral duty. For twenty-two years, according to "The British Weekly", Canon Hawkins has been blind, but never has a man borne an affliction more bravely. He .has never shirked any duty belonging to his office, and with the years he had steadily grown in the breadth of his outlook on all public questions. He has lived on the most cordial terms with his Free Church neighbors, and has done much to 'strengthen good feeling among all classes in the community. He was the head and front of most public movements, and his large charity will only be discovered as the days show the need for timely help in vari ous directions.
POISONED CAKE EATEN [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
POISONED CAKE EATEN In returning a verdict of "Acciden tal death," after the inquiry at West Ham on Saturday, into the death of Albert Challingsworth, 18 months, who ate a piece of poisoned cake intended for. rats, the jury (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 18), sug gested that the sanitary authority should be informed of the occurrence. They warned the ratcatcher to be more careful how he left his cakes about in future. The baby's parents live in Cleaner road, Custom House, and the mother said that when she took the house about six months ago the place was infested with rats. She complained to the landlord, who sent a ratcatcher to the premises, and for a day or so everything was quiet. Then she saw a big rat run down the curtain when she came down in the morning. She again complained to the landlord, who sent some men to open the drains. After this the rats "all came in the kitchen," and on January 7 the rat catcher called again. There were seve ral large rat holes in the kit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
PHLENIX ASSURANCE CO* LTD. ESTD. 1782. FIRE. AOCIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY. lOS8ES PAID EXCEED £85,ooOs.MQ Loamee bv BUSH FIRES and by ULINTNING arV mad6 good by thl. Company. AGENTS WANTED. VIc 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., Omi: MELBOURNE. DALITY &A 0O. LTD.. ASITI. TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, Double and Treble For Sale, Cheap COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. POULTRY FOR EXPORT All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent Vo Commission or Cartage Charged Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS MELBOURNE. SORRENTO. Spend Your Holidays near the Opet Ocean. The comworts of your home prevail at the BACK BEACH PALACE. Moderate Tariff. Tel. 15 Motor Garage, Baths, Sewered. Write To-day. GEO. BAARS (formerly Queenscliff) A WORD 'FADVICE HEART ItAND ARRD A CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS 4pplication i...
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S HEALTH MEDICAL OFFICER'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S HEALTH MEDICAL OFFICER'S REPORT The annual report, for 1912. of the Chief Medical Officer of the Board of Education, contains (says "Public Opinion"), an exhaustive account of the measures which are being taken throughout the country to safeguard the health of school children. Alto gether there are 1111 medical officers in the school service in England and Wales, as compared with 943 in 1911; 82 are women and there are 742 nurses also engaged. The Chief Medical Officer, Sir George Newman, states that it is un fortunately true that uncleanliness still occupies a large share of the time, thought, and energy of the offi cers of the school medical service, though it is encouraging to note that throughout the country the returns show a decided and progressive im orovement, and that the grosser forms of uncleanliness are now rare as com pared with the conditions that pre vailed when medical inspection was Instituted in 1908. Many of the medical officers' re ports draw at...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) III. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER BY MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Loek and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) III. It was nearly one o'clock when they returned to the cottage-Leila was wvaiting for them on the road. She must have run in and out ot the cot tage a hundred times since they went; perhaps she had reproached herself as many because she let them go. It is true that she. thought she knew all about Sir Hugh Donald, bar onet, of Aberfeldy Castle. Why, sure Iv every one at Newcastle could tell you his story and she heard it twen ty times since the yacht Christabel set his party ashore. ýýe was a very rich man and she was so poor. The simple estimate of riches and poverty came swiftly to the woman's mind for the child's sake. Perchance she was animated by the hope that she would make a friend of this man-she who needed a friend so sorely. The great car came slowly up to 'he cottage, Desdy standing as it came to a halt, and beginning already to tell her of ...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
New Railway Fares. bingle Ret rn 1st 2nd lt Port Fairy to Melbourns... 28s Od 18s 8d 46s 10d 31sd Geelong 21s 4d 14s 2d 358 6d 23sg9 Ballarat . 9s d 19s Sd 49 Od 32s 8d Cola . 138 8d 9s 2d e2s 10d 15e Camperdown 9s 6d s 4d 15s 10s 6d rerang ... 7s 4d 4s 10d 12s 2 1ad Warrnambool 3F 2d 2s 2d rs 2d 3 Koroit is Sd Is 2d 2s 10d l IOd Moyne ... d 6d is d Hamilton ... 9s od 6s 4d 158 Id 10?S? Rosebrook.. 4d 2d 4d Kirkstall ... is 2d 1Od 2s Od le Crossley .. Is 4d 10d 2s 2d Is U Printed and Publi.hed y the sole pr0PrC.?' EDWAIDn &Natn.EY. at Fhe GaZCe O
MILITARY TRAINING EARLY SIR JOHN FRENCH'S ADVICE [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
MILITARY TRAININf EARLY -- f • - SIR JOHN FRENCH'S ADVICE Field-Marshal Sir John French, chief of the Imperial General Staff (says "The Daily Telegraph" of Janu ary 3), was the principal guest at .the annual Wolfe Birthday dinner held last night under the auspices of the Westerham Society at the George and Dragon Hoel, where the hero of Quebec stayed on his last visit to WVesterham i: 1758 Colecaiel C. F. 'Varde, M.P., presided, and amongst those present were Earl Stanhope, Lieut.-Colonel H. M. Warde, Mr M. G. Wolfe, Mr H. W. Forster, M.P., Sir A. Ewing, Brigadier-General J. A. L. Haldane, Lieut.-Colonel D. A. Campbell, the Rev. Sydney Le Meseu rier, and Mr Wolfe Aylward. Dinner was served in the coffee-room, the walls of which are rich with interest ing paintings and prints of General Wrolfe and his contemporaries.- In front of the chairman was the claret jug which formed -part of Wolfe's cabin furniture on the occasion of his last voyage to Canada. Another in teresting relic was a...
BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS Those who attended yesterday morn ing's-'sitting at the St. Paul's Girl's School, Hammersmith, of the Vacation Conference on Musical Education (says "The Daily Telegraph" of January 8), saw and heard a remarkable demon stration. It was given by a group of i boy and girl pupils from the Royal Normal College for the Blind, under i the direction of Mr Horace Watling, one of the professors, himself deprived of sight, at that famous institution. Primarily; 'the performance of thesel -blind juveniles was intended to illus trate a lecture by Miss Nancy Gilford on "The Creative Faculty in the Pupil: How to Make Use of it as a Valuable Agent in Teaching." Certainly, the demonstration achieved that purpose, but it did much more. It showed the marvellous intensification, as it were, of the faculty of hearing, and the ex treme sensitiveness to niceties of1 rhythm and to tonal distinctions that seem tc compensate many of those born blind for their lack of vi...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
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Tenders for Conveyance of Mails [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
enders for Conveyance of llails Tenders will be received at Mel bourne, until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 24th March, 1914, forthe Conveyance of Mails, as hereunder for three years, viz.: from Ist July. 1914, to 30th June, 1917. See Commonwealth Gazette of 21Ist 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, three...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Stoney Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over £10, ls; over £10, but not over 15,i i 6d; over £15, but not over £2u, 2s. Orders ayable in !oSew South Wales, Queensland, South Anstr:lia, New Zealani, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not over £ , 6d ; not over £5, is not o ....., is 6e ; not over £10, 2s; not ovr £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, Ss: not over 17; Ss i6d; not over £2u, 4s. Money OUders by Telegraph, To New South \Vales, Queensland, Saoo Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Austraha) Charge for a message in addiion to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdoma and other British Posse; ions or Foreign Countries, dd for ea'sh £1, sud fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES. Postal notes may be obtained at any Poe Office in Victoria. - Hours of payment lo0s., to 5 p.m. The following are the denomination of the notes, and the poundage, or price charged for them :-ts, fd ; is 6d, -d ; 2s, Id; 2s ud Id; 3s, id 3s 6d, Id ; 4s, Id ; 4s 6d, ...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 March 1914
PACKETS, EI. Packets may be sent throuh the p Without a cover (but not fastened poh st: Thing adhesive, such as gum. Postge Witha oealing wax, eo.);, i a cover entirelye stana aone end or side (if the cover be Plit, then. ing must be of the fiit exta :nt seee the en0, side, and the convents must be es of • drawal). The cover msay bear ? e a name and address, and the worde e saed?' " sample" or " pattern," &d as the may be)"only." : ! n . t-L . a string, but oticers of the doa ted i cut the string to examine the content ad tie the packet up again. Sample of s7" drugs, &c., which cannot be tof seet packets, may be enclosed in ba, s o~p. fastencd so as to be easily un ats or fastened. If addressed to pdlane an t. United Kingdom ouis, they mPy ble i closed transparent bags. sent h Note-1-f the above conditions be not C?O plied with packets are regarded " a so sufficiently paid letters, and hae according ue de 10 ALL THE AUSTRALIAN STATES. Letters-For every ioz or under P...