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LADIES! YOUR HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
LADIES I YOUR HEALTH. Will ladies kindly note that the neit visit of the Lady Representative of tile "Natura" Health Coy., Melbourne, to Portland, will take place on Thursday, 26th November, when she may beo seen t Mac's Hotel from 10 to 7.30. Ladies if ill-health are strongly advised to consult her and learn how good health may he restored to them by means of the wonderr ful "Natura" Homo Treatment that has cured so many hundreds of women and girls of troubles peculiar to theirsox. The consultation will cost themll nothing, and may save them years of unnccessary' piaL' and misery, Meanwhile send 2d for firee Health Guido for Women and Girls to Dept. CL1, "'Natura" Health Coy., 41 Elizabeth street, Melbourne (only ViC' torian address.) Bal~Etns s of the Commonwealth service who have joined the expedition ary. forces are granted twelve months leave, without poiy, ? • > . , ' ' . . . ' .
Cycling [Contributed by the Dunlop Tire Company of Australa[?]] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
Cycling [Conttrihued by the Dunlon Tire Com pany of Australat i ] When the history of the war, 'from England's side, is wtittrn the import. onsce and values of the duties assigned to and accomplished by motor vehicles wi I show in the clearest manner pns sible that motor traction has simplified at least one of the most tangled prob lemt of the strategist--the rmoblisation and transport of men and material. Its first chapter cill deal sith thI manner in which the English Expi di tiouary Corps-admitted y the great. est as it is the first army ever launch ed from the shores of that country in one operation--wrs landed in France with a fleet of fast motor crs fr general aud staff o,ticars, hundreds of motor eye es for scouting and despatrh carrying, a prk of motor lorries and ;notor vans, running well up to a thou' sand vehicles, including in ,tor.ambu lances, special aeroplane transport, wireless signalling outfits and repair shops for all arni. Whethlr or no the mobllisrtion in such a...
THE WAR. Melbourne, Monday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
'jjFWAR. [ Reuter's Cablegrams.J Melbourne, MtIonday Morning. A critieal battle is. raging in France. le Germans attacked , thel Allies violently, and fighting has continued night and day. Tho Allies inflicted enormous losses on the Germans in Western Belgium. Tihe Iussians are pursuing vast Ger IIan forces, after driving thflm from the Vistu!l a. The Bclgians,opened a destructive f,.e only 300 yalds from the German trencles, on the bank of the Yser, and llcn made a bayonet chargo that coin pletely routed the enemy, who had 1700 killed. In the campaign in the Arras dis trict the Allies drove the enemy back six miles, with heavy losses. tAnother Austrian submarine has teen sunk in the Adriatic. A splendid fight took place on the Dutch coast between the destroyer Badger and a German submarine. The latter was sunk. A grave situation exists between Turkey and Greece. The German cruiser Karlsruhle hIs sunk'tWeli'' mierchantmen sinci the combmeneIment of the war. Latest. The Allies forced...
SONS OF TEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
SONS OF TEMPERANCE. A public meeting was held in the Free Librar) hall on Monday evening, under the auspices of the local branch of the Sons of Temperance. There was a fair attendance. The chair was acu pied by Mr. John Rae.? Addresses were given by Mr. Applehy and Mr. Francis, rerresenting the National Division. Mr. Appleby referred to the grati fication felt by all friends of the tem perance movement at the announce ment recently made that the Ozar had issued a decree prohibiting the sale of liquor throughout the Russian Empire, despite the fact that it meant the sur render of revenue amounting to ninety million pounds a year. He hoped that other nations would follow the Czar's noble example. Temperance workers rejoiced to see other indications of the progress of the movement. In America forty-eight million people were living under prohibition. He referred to the position in Victoria, where temperance advocates were awaiting a pronounce ment from the Government of its in. tentions...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
CO UL F. The final in connectioa with trophies presented by Mr..H. Rippon, of Hamil ton,. was .completed last week and resillted in Miss A. Jones and Misq E. Brown tieing for first for the Ladies', od G.,E. Dotter winning the men's. i:Oing to tlhe ecessivoe heat on' Wed nesday a number of players who took out bards retired after the first round; The following are the cards handed in:- LADIEss. Gross Bcp Net Miss A..Jones 101 18 83 Miss E. Brown 93 10 83 Miss Williamson : 91 .S'. 91i Mrs Parkiison - " 107:- 13 . '94 M s Purno!l 10 37: :8. ' 92 Mis'M. Jones'' .125 '26 99 ?... . -. MIEN.-. _ .; Gros; HIp Not E'E OC.Dotter . '. 7 '"20. "'77 C. Smithi 88 10' 78 0. Jones '12 ':32" 80 R. T.'Si'vester. ' 88 5 83 W.. Thomson 109 26 83 P. Maloney 104 :19 .85 J. Ovoerend 114-' 25' 89 The following retired: P. O'Donnell. P. P. McCab?, J. Kenny, H. French, T. Huxley, H. M. Campbell, Dr. Campbell, 'T. F, H. Murphy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
SUNDAY, 1st November. 4anon Carmichael will preach morn ,~ and evening. Holy Communion at Mid day. Baptist Church Sunday next. Pnacher - Pastor H. Boulter. S"'If Not Christ, Who Theni"'" All sests free. OULD the party who took a pardel containing hithing gown from the sounter at Miss Hazeldine's return the simne and avoid further trouble. ACRED CONCERT, Xmas Night, under the ausbpicer of the blethodist -ira,' Club.-M. Dillon, hon. see. ll'TANTED--A good, plain Cook and House,,taid Waitress. Good -ages. Gordon Hotel. V OLUNTEERS wanted for Expedi tionary Force. Apply .1. L. Wyatt, "1ayor. I;tUN NING'S Famous Seeds.--Farm. cre, buy your Mangold Seed, Field Carrots, Garden seed and zLawn Grasses aut W. V. G. Smith's, grocer, Percystreet, .'ortland. Australian Women a National League THE usual monthly meeting will be held in the Oddfellows' hall on ~'lnrsday, 2''th inst.., it. 8p.m A. DIM(NI), H[on, See. Portland Freezing Works. W E are prepared io Buy Fresh P.AB ' BITS at 4d. per pair ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
thoir eoo~ddne b; do. oniformly good work. "?tnates g,,ven for all repaIrs, if required.. e .,ggis of al ei rt Ra a roed. , his mm rus pro for thir liberalRepared pr n htt draught. thenr 'oonfdenae by Is. uniformly good work. Now and Soon:l-hald B oggls always on HIand. S?nnsmithing Done, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements Repaird?. Careful attention given to the tyroing of wheels. " Estimates given for all ropalrs,'if required. PIggie of all dla:sription ? R'-p .. , ,'",?[n?, 1 ant ronoW.d. lough lepaired Ilrci L'ightest draugh". ' -. • ' ~ ~. '" .:i •. L.R. fo Simple and Strong, They Cannot go Wrong. Simpllity IL a great thing ttn sewing machlne,-enpecalty when you lire the country and hare tr fir it yourself. WARD d ROS. Machines have fewer parts than aty other-nothing to get out of order. Poundscheaper than others tve pay freight to your station guarate every ntRchine-and let you have it on easy terms. Write for illuslrated Catalog-post free. Machines of all matkes repaire...
REBELLION IN SOUTH AFRICA. London, Tuesday Midnight. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
. REBELLION IN SOUTH AFRICA. London, Tuesday Midnight. An official announcement by the Co vernmen states that GeneralsChristian De Wet and Bleyers have headed a're bhellion in Northern Orga, ia and in the Western Transvaal. At Heilbron, 90 miles fironm Pretoria, the seized the Go vernment officials and made them p'li soners. A train was stopped st leitz and a defence force. taken therefrom and disarmed. The Government is taking drastic measures to quell theI disturbance. Capetown, Wednesday. It is ollicially stated that the traitor Maritz was wounded in the leg, but his condition is not serious. The South African losses amounted to seven wounded. Many rebels surrendered at Klaka mas, including several who were wounded. Maritz retreated to Schuit Drift, abandoning camp, stores and a waggonioad of ammunition. A further batch of 124 of Maritz's rebels, including five olticers, have surrendered.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 29 October 1914
OIITUARY.- On11 Monday lust the sad intelligence was received from West Australia that Mr. D. N. McLeod had passed ais ay suddenly, death being dugt' to heart disease. The news came as a shock to his relatives and many friends here, and occasioned general regret. Mr. MeLcod followed Sir Henry Wrixon in the representation ,f this electorate in the Legislative Assembly, and is still remelmbered for his stremlous and successtful advocacy of the claims of our port, which resulted in the con struction of our deep-water pier rind. the opening up of an over sea trade that offers great possibilities in the near future. Mr. McLeod retired from politics about nine years ago and took tlp pastoral pursuits in WVest Australia. lie leaves a widow and a large famnily SALE or FuitusI'itie.--Mr. Wyatt will hold a sale of furniture, in the estate of Ann Jerrett (deceased) on Wednesday next. IN lihe various states there are over 30,000 unemp'oyed. Public servants in New South Wales and S. Australia ar...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
SORTTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. *'he ollo ing is a listof tolcphono'stati and ulmui.e:- hrnme Fi 3rmins. Additional ofl'owu Convernation. 3mina. "Uraxholhe , .I 6d Synduk Ir 9d UCpe 0Ni. ion 24 2d Cavendish Is 94 Liasterton via Branxlholine ls 931 Caslterti;n via IHlmilton la 4d la Coloraine Is 41 la Condsh 6d 6d Crossle- Is 9d Dennington 1J 94 Digby, via BranIholime Is 9d Dunkold io ' Od Glenllthmpson l 4dd la IHawkesadlo lea Od Hamilton ls 9d PHeywood 2d 2d Kentbsruck 6d id Kirkstall ls 9d Koroit Is 9d Lake Bola I 10d 1 2d Macarthur Is 4d la iMlerino, via Uranxholhre la 9d blorino, via Hamilton la 4d la lMount Gambler ls. 9d * Moyno Falla 1?; 9d ,lyarmyn 6d S0 Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson 8d 6d Punahlurat I 9d Port Fairy ' 8d 6d Port McDonne le 4d Is Hlipponhurae l 9d Tyrendarra 3d 8d Yambuk 6d Gd "Wallacodal 8d 6d Warrnambool la 9 Wickliff Is 10d la 2 Woolathorpe Ia 9d Feo for meaaenger ainll, any person dind wihlin ono mile-3d. 'Note.--Branxholr.e closes from p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
&i~athWc'CAA We.UD I~ jT Buflday and "'Imperial" brands of Binder Twines. carry with themn the aduantages to their users of a finm guarantee as to both length and quality. The guarantee we give to users is as follows:- Qtil;i'y--Made strictly of "Good Fair Avera?d Nw Z',l.and Ilemp. :Len.;h--Will rae45 ft. to the lb. : Se 1,i,, h-- W'ill avcrage more than 90 !& .-re--"Not to .exceed 13 lb. per bala .5-·, ,iht--Every bale to weiyh its tull marked welght at time of shipment. At thle price quoted 62d. per lb. the cost perlO000 feet is enly 14tod. _ _- _ _ ,Remember that the cost per F [ ,1O.-'':s>- O: feet is the true test of the i 4 price, and that a comnparison of Ing, as twines sometimes run as ·|0 5'?.= ".7:: ,,?,..-???5.. cost PEr lb. is genera~l~j:'nj!ea _ ,Littie as 350 ft to (he lb. .. . . DIn't forget that we guar,'antre '.:- r'''' r the above statements and are quite responsible if proved wrong. R * Uwsers of other twines sometimes -j* ~ ~ gel' what they pa...
Cycling Contributed by the Dunlop Tire Company of Australasia] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
Cycli ng jCirctiribued by the Duihiop Tir Cioin . ,."y of AustrlsiHi..] henrh tlle h- istoury ofthle. ».ir, froim Ergliina's side, in Si triinlie iiripril sirnc and values ,f Ilir (dutirs a'bi'rtH'It 40 anid .J cmuplii.hrd by miutur vhrlic 'e i'l -iihow in thie cleiarei-t mainer p(~ *ible lthat muotur triiclioin li-s cimphiliid at ;eaiH one if Ilie mIrosL talrgiid prob JIrln tf tlle ti tirgisl--ll.e iulolisatlioin and trRanport of IIII nolllj InIl(riul. It first chlaipt'r will deal iilh ilh, man i c. in wlicli ,he En glil Expcrdi liouarly Corns-'diteid li'ld y til! yrrti rat us it is tlhe linert ar iy vecr iiIuIliCh -c.d from tile hior·s of l.tht coulitry ii &le o0percalioli-was laudi(d ini II(IIKe wilih a fleeIt of ft, ll , cI.inlr ciro f.r pnileral aiid stllff lli'rri, hundrleds ,f mlotor cec'oe fur Scoutiiln, n;il dji,-p.ich wariyin',,.a pa.ok of niruto lurnii.- nird auotor vnllS, lurniiiig we.l up io r thou snl.d v-lntllelH, includl ing iijtor-iini llu lance.1', -speciul...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
C 0 L F. The final in conrection wihh triopl!ie • ? ur's?ed by MriH.1.Rij.por,, of Hli,,iJ. .tul, win cil up'etdl Inst cr k ludl Xk-t. ted ill ni.' A. J ones nd nMist E. )Drw. tiskig fur i8?t fr the LdI. m , .:a.ad U E. Dotter wirnirg thu n er's. 4)wing to ithe sxce.sive hrtmt orn We.l aeday a nuLnter of plyer'r whit, tuok ut, cards retired afrtr tre first round. "be ful ouing ale te I·cards htrded LADIEr. Gross Ilcp Net WlissA. Jures 101 18 83 b~1ss E. Brourrn 93 10 83 Dli 's Wrlliacmron 91 8 91 Shil 'lrkilon 107 13 9i Ss i'urnell ;10.7. 8 92 1lie 31. Jne - 125 26 Grors. Icp Not E. C. Dotter . * 20 :77 • . iSiih 8 "- 1U.: 8 0. Jorrn 110 J 80 II. '. di ve.ster 88 .: - 3 W.. T'lomsorr 100 :20 : I3 1.. hhbun uy 101 19 'ri8 J. Ovcrenod . 11" "-5 . SD 'lhefollowing reti red: P. O'Dounrrell. i I P.M lcCabr, J. rconry, Hf. Frenih; T Huxley1,H. 1 Canmptiell, Dr. Campbill; T.' '; ii,: i1urphy.
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET Vat Sheep.-W'e rfport a yarditi gt t00 pwrs 1ind weIirr-, inC'iidintt n Jarger proportion of prime oin irp bhin >ial wrik, and riboul 100 sprillg itiItn. T'Iho wis a fiiir attenKtidice of tliI 3ocul tradr, but bidingfi ws slincl thruufihou, nus Ilie yarding WasI in ex «'ts of requiri mnts and eanirr lute' w-re acceptrd. HlowLvrr COO schll uInder Ilie liutinie', iani' imost if Ic thiliers found buyers pivaelly-Quali tionr-Shinorn sircp-Slhiropshtlte m?, pline, 15i/8: do. 2-tootli, 14/; do. good, 33/; with niixd ewes inid wtclhern, 3 3/11; do. cwns, pimP, I to 11/1; do. .t gold. 11/6 to1 12/; coniuBtCk Wvulinis .31/6 to 12/;do. rpD9/6 to 10/1/10; lI :mririno aethes. 9/3.to 11/; lIillerr, 7/; epriing lnlia ,1,/G0 do, nt hloru, 10/ to 1I/G; silmalnr, 7/ lo 9/; good cunir back wethels, not. lioiL, toys, 18/9; oilhers, 16/ to 17; do. klillrr. 10/1.. Store silte -Ab.ut .100 ctr. to ..,anil, inclucin nii(irin?io wrietheis, cri.s --rd hnrlus ]n. f&lt;ws, with...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUN~D. I'cevious'y ncknowleclyrd £181 4~ 0 INrM. .1. '1'. hccccia c l -1 0 'I. Vjivin ... . 1 nlir uacd 1i inp. Ilinicry Bucy 1 I U I~ucrrarcc Ollicor Jours 1 1- 0 N\rs. 3orin. ... .. I I Tortlcszcd Club ... ... 10 10 0 A E Fodii .. ... I1 0 ~1rc Wilson ... ... 1 10 ;Jus OBi~rjn .. .00 0 hIr. Csrnph~c11 ... .. 0 Ab~lm. Johrcutocc ... 0 tO 0 i~ll s 1aI. J. I:Irucc ·... 2 2 0 }ulr~llnnd Bocou~h' Council 25~' 0 0 1'occ'.eds Narrcwcrcg~ orcnerOr pur L. Scucifurd .. 6 3.. Scar itford ... ...· 0 LU 0 I). Liringi~Occr.. ... 0O 10 -0 A. 16. Dat cCuizlcu .. 010 Alpx J1oCub~hllc . ... 0 10 0 ~alcc22ctlccg ot cu callcails lot. ~IV I~1~Iesl... ... 21 ItI)0 t:0cv. cocci 181 sCc- tcct~lcbc . .. 2' 2 0 3?. C'. Cctcnpbc: it ~ 1 1 U Bt~r. cuid Mt's. I un~t-ow~ . 1 -1 0 181i-: 'fnwgscnrl .. .· 010 6 ~'11cr . 1. lz cn c 0 10 6i 1'4c. cccrtl Dat ccc. 1. .J. Sl:clscct I 1 1 0 *Vc-tcd uCattec-tiOctS t~C- McI S. ¶P PicanotI 0 6 Jncrcuccc. IroiUcUSly ncccnow lertgc'd 2 tO Jir-V. Ciarcon CclllCllr...
PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND The Mayor (Or. J. L Wyatt) desires to acknowledge the following dona. tlons: Amount previously ac knowledged ... £341 0 1 Porlland Wharf Laborers' Union ... ... 5 0 0 Portland Methodist Sun day School ... 3 0 0 A. B. ... ... '2 00 Portland . Public Tennis Club ... ... 1 1 0 Mrs. F. Martyn ... 010 0 James Pill. ... ... 010 6 S. J. Troloar ... ... 0 10 6 A. J. Adanison ... 10 S. Couch:: . .., ... : 0 5 0 Total 354 7 7 Bir.cIAN Rll Ima FUND:. Amount previously ac. . knowledged .,; 9.11 0 Mr. and Mrs J. Benson 1 1 0 Sons and Daughters of Temperance .. ... 0 13 0 Master J. Bcenson ... 0 2 6 Total£ll 7 6 l:o Caoss FUND. , Amount previously ac knowledged ... 0 2 G Sons and Daughters of Temperance ... 0 13 0 Total 0 15 6 VIoCToIANPAioAT rloT FUlD, 0 2 6
CITY FIRM'S POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
CITY FIR.11'8 POrITION.-Senator G. F. Pearce, Minister for DefenceP, made the following statement with regard to Messrs. Wertheim:- "Rumors have been going round Melbourne, and have come to ine from varios quartersZ, con cerning the 'Meeser. Woetheim, who are associited with a piano factory. In view of these iumors, I desire to nmike the statelnent that I have made inpuiries in the Di tnce D)epartment, with the result that I find that there is no foundation for any of the rumors in reepect of these gentlemeu." A Ne2Welt'Al'et tTOPS 's, r. W. rt. Woodhead, proprietor of the Penhlurat "Free Press," made the following an louncemzent io lost Saturday's issue:- "We hiveo to reluctantly announce tlit with thc.present iseue the Pens hurist 'Free Pr'es,' will cease publics tion till further notihe. Luck of ad quite support conipe's us to umake this announceiietnt, but in dsina so we desire to tllaink all tho'e who have stood loyially by theirlocal pnper." As a town Penshurst did not suflici...
THE WAR. Sunday night. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
THE WA " ( uterjts- b?% granis] Sunday night Tihe Germans are iretreatiig aceros, the Yscr river, and have been fore into an inundated valley. Thear being heavily bombarded b y arte Bri ishl artillery. fes The Allies continue to advance north. east and east of Ypress, Captulis points of vantage. rn The Allies have advanced overywlne. The Allies are on the offensi?.e against superior numbers to the north of La Bilsse, land reconlquering meli lost ground. The Germans haIve be,. repulsed with heIavy losses. The Allies were very sucessful i the Forest of Apremoud yesterday. Lille hlas been evacuated by the Ger. mnais. The Allies weore victorious betwena Arras and Alboert on the Aisnc, asld below Suoissons, oni both sides of thle 3Meuse; and also north of Verdu,. The Allies advaneed to the north of Tille and captured Turcoing. Thie enemy was driven a considlerable dis. tance to the east of Lille. The Gernmans are still holidini, a strong positioni in the Leis distriet. The Russians repul...
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Melb urne. Friday. A railway collision occurred yester day at Drouin. No one was killed. The following were injured:-Edward Catheral, Mary Kerr; Rebecca Roul ston. John Perkin, Anne Bell, Ken neth Howell, Wilhelm Reilly, Frank Beitzel. The persons who wero injured in a collision between' passenger and goods trains 'at Driouin last night are pro 'gressing favourably.. It is alleged that the accidlent was caused tlrougiSh a signal being pulled off to allow the passenger train from Baiinsdalo to came into the station while the engine of the goods train was fouling the line. A departmental inquiry is proceeding.
THE WAR. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 2 November 1914
TaHE wIARi . [ Rcutei's Cablegiam s'j Thursday Evening. 'The Allies made progress north and cast of Ypres, and between Cambrai and Arias. in.TIhe Germans were repulsed badly in the region of Ci aome. The Allies' operations are satisfac t~ory~ The fighting at Ysc was5 very se vcre. Thio Gernans crossed several times, but were always repulsed badly. The Allies repulsed the Germans at Cr5one. Flanders is the scene of a grleat struggle. Thi0carnage is tiemendous, snd the issue is still iindecided.' Fiesls German troops ariiveil, btit stitbborh heroism was displSyed by the 13olgians And Firenel; Thien Allies ligve com plsted strong lines of entrenichinonts in favorable positions. Russian pressure grows strpnger in the WVest. Hundreds. f: Germans .were suffo 'cated in a forest fire by the Russians. Fourteen thousand Buitish tioops are guarding thie Suez Canal. All Gertians and Austrians are de tainied in campat Cairo. All's well in Great Britain. The British people are calm.' Unemploy men...