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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
YAEBUK. ."d&Y pNext, March 30 j . gOLDEN and Co., W. ill sell bY auction as above 90 Crossbred Sheep iO0 Head of Cattle Furter entries invited and now being receivedby the Agents, or A. McColl, yan bult. ORFORD. SRDAY NazT, MaeMrch 28 J, B. HOLDEN and CO., (I conjunction with F. FRECKLETON) ( Will sell by auction as above 90 Iead of Cattle 750 Crossbred Sheep Further entries invited, and now being received by the Agents. y·?M U K. y0?thy $Sle of Sheep & O ttle MIonday. 6th April. --0?- RIENBROS. will hold their next 0 'B Monthly Sale of Sheep and Cattle at the Commercial Hotel Yards, abul, on above date, when they will offer- SIfEEP CATTLE. A Drag will leave the Agents' office, Koroit, at IO o'clock sharp on morning of S te. now being received by the gents, at Koroit, or G. L. Butler Yam uk = orough 6 f Port Pairy PAYMENT OF RATES AND SANITARY CHARGES. OTICE is hereby given that all Rates and Sanitary Charges for year ending 30th September, 1914, must be paid on or b...
AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS. SOIL EXHAUSTION. SOIL FERTILITY. INCREASE OF YIELDS. II. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
AGRIOULTU'RAL PROBLEMS. SOIL EXHAUSTION. SOIL FERTILITY, INOREASE OF YIELDS. By A. H. RENARD, Expert in Modern Agriculture. Author of "A.B.c. of Rational .lanuring," "A.B.C. of scientific stock Feeaing Under Austrahlan Conditions," Etc., ·Etc. II. The -prevention of soil exhaustion and the madntenance of soil fertility are interdependent, the one being. the logical outcome of the other. But modern agricultural science goes fur ther, and aims to. increase fert!lity: in order to secure permanent in crease in yields of produce.- This can only be achieved underi the special Australian conditions of soil and cli mate by rational manuring. The tune has now arrived when an in crease in the average yield of wheat per acre of the land devoted to its cultivation is absolutely essential to continued prbosperity, and the in crease must be regular, not spas modic. This increase is easily pos sible, and undeniably profitable, us. der conditions even below average. The new method tends itself to-e...
MACARTHUR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
M? ACA?RrHUR. Mr Joseph Peach, who bought the livery stables business in Port Fairy, intends to instal a couple of motor cars for hiring purposes. Mr Peach's sons take over posses sion on.Wednesday next. A lecture, with lantern views de picting scenes in the New Hebrides was given by the Rev. F. Hume on Tuesday night -in the Presbyterian church in aid of the newly-formed biranch of the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union. On Saturday afternoon a meet ing of ladies interested in the P.W. M.U. was held in the church. Mrs Robertson was appointed sec retary and treasurer, in the place of Miss Shiress, resigned. Mr G. Sparrow has sustained a serious loss through the death of a valuable mare. Miss Lang and Mr Heine, of the Hamilton Higher Elementary school have been appointed junior teachers at the local state school, and entered upon their duties this week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Ga.s Mas chine is so6 elm Ple that a child can Work it with Irnmpuliit Suitable for Lighting, Heat Sing and_ Cook Ing. We guiar antee --ý.satisfac tion with all our .MachinesO andE to provet we .will put a machine in - for onc month free of charge, and If notosuit :ble, will remove same free of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY "0 AUSTRALABIA LIMITED, 380 LONPAL4 -ST. VELBOURNE. Mfoemflau masw IQCrI &ROBU R T O INV? NTORS PATENTS Obtained in Commonvealth and Else here for improved methods of Appli tnces, Tools, etc., of any description 'uli Information, Costs, etc., sent on application to A. O. SACH8E, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and William Sts., MELBOURNE. Cheers and invigorates. The amount of bills and cheques paid at the Bankers' Clearing House in Lon don last year was £16,434,404,000, an increase over 1912 of £474,631,000. ,.At Bloomsb...
BYADUK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
BY4DUK. The Rev E. E:. Shackell, Metho dist minister at Byaduk, leaves next month for the Noradjuha circuit, his successor being the Rev Mr Guuard, of Korumburra.: The two, orthree inches of rain ii~h fe-ltdhis-nionth ii the Bya duk district brought the grass on rapidly, but 3 or4 inches of addi tional- moisture are now urgently needed. The Byaduk school committee for the current triennial period are MIessrs Jos. Holmes' (chairman), J. Falkenberg (correspondent), E. Rentsch (treasurer) A. Harper, G. Christie, J. B. Kinghorn and J. T. Monoghan, the three latter being new members. A detailed report of the work'done by the retiring com mittee was submitted. At its first meeting last week, it was. resolved to co-operate, in. the movement to erect a memorial to Sir Thos. Mit chell and his exploringparty on the siteat Mount Napier, where the pioneering party erected.a flagstaff. Subscriptions are coming in. - The work of re-laying the rail way line frbm Caniperdown to Port Fairy-with heav...
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. The death of a woman who weighed twenty stones, and who required two porters to lift her into bed when she was seized with a fatal illness, was (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of Janu ary 11) investigated at a Hackney in quest on Saturday on Mary Richard, seven_ty-two, wife of a corn dealer of Newington Butts. The woman, it was said, had 'been living apart from her husband at Enfield road, Kingsland road. Mrs Ericson, a -sister-in-law. said Mrs Richard had been "a little queer for some time. She went to see her, and found her on the floor. She was a very heavy woman, weighing twenty stones, and her -leg was doubled up under her. It took witness an hour to get the leg right. Her sister-in-law never regained consciousness, and died later on. A Juror : Was she a sober woman? Witness : Well she used to take a little in a regular way, mostly of an evening. Witness added that she had to get an order for two porters from the Metropolitan Hospital to get her i...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
CRICKET. On Saturday next, at the Port Fairy gardens, the local cricketers will try conclusions with the Warrnambool Woollen Mill's team. Port Foiry's team will be selected from McCallum (2), McEachern, McLellan (2), McKechnie (2), Maloney (2), Young, Wallis, Sted man, Ioughnan, Howden and Powell. Players are requested to be on the ground at 3 o'clock sharp. -o 1 he annual sports at Dunkeld are to be held on Saturday, April IS, and entries close on Wednesday, April 8. Dixie races on Saturday. The prospects of the settlement of the drivers and carters' strike at Port Pirie are now hopeful. Leslie R. Carty was charged at Hamilton, yesterday, with havifing driven a motor car with a number attached other than that alloted by the Cheif Commissioner of Police. Constab!e Oswald Victor Simp son, Malvern, was arrested this week.on a charge of accepting a bribe in connection with a breach of the motor traffic. The Calac Shire Council has a water cart which was ineffectively used on Saturday. ...
PITT'S OLD HOME FAMOUS HOUSE SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
PITT'S OLD HOME FAMOUS HOUSE SOLD. _Pitt House, Hampstead Heath, the famous house of the elder Pitt, first E`arl of Chatham, has been sold by Messrs Lowe, Goldschmidt and How land, in conjunction with Messrs Hampton and Sons (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 11). This freehold property, which has exceptional road frontages, extending to approximately 1340ft., and a total Lrea of about three and a half acres, s previously called "North End 'lace," "Wildwoods," and "North End House." In Domesday Book it is sty'led - '.Wildwood Corner." Situated almost on the summit of Hampstead Heath, it occupies a delightful position, and is very accessible to London. It was in this residence that the el der Pitt, during his frequent fits of nielancholla, and in spite of the fact chat he was at the time Prime Minis ter and was being urgently called upon by the King and his colleagues, shut aimself off from all communication wvith the outside world, even from his own family and servants. The quai...
Sporting. RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
Sporting. RACING. .. Many punters are picking Averse to win the Doncaster.handicap. This.mare ran well during the Newmarket meeting, and won a race previous to going to Sydney. Berragoon is greatly improved (accord ing to Sydney reports), and is expected to run wellin the Sydney cup. There have been a lot of "dead 'uns" at the different meetings round Mel bourne lately, but it is expected that the " stips." will get a move on very shortly, St. Medoc, who recently spent a few months in Melbourne, has returned to Sydney, and is already at a short price for the Doncaster handicap. Another horse greatly fancied for the race is First Principle, who, it is said, has been well kept for this event. Aleconner is expected to run well in the Doncaster handicap, though many folk think that Musgrave is paying more attention to Lily Veil's chance in the Sydney cup. One writer, and a good tipster, will have nothing else but Cagou in the Cup event, and, as a rule, this man knows his business. A wel...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
Personal. : Amongst the successful competi tors in the recent Commonwealth t telephone examination was Miss P. Tennyson, formerly of Port Fairy. SMr and Mrs Andrew Ednie (one time of Port Fairy) and their family motored here yesterday, from Marnoo, where they now re side. Mr and ,Mrs Ednie propose spending a few weeks here. Dr H. B. Lee, Melbourne, has purchased the practice of the-late 1 Dr Sweetnam, Mortlake. The two veteran members of the Railways Standing committee are. Messrs E. H. Cameron, MI.L.A. and Melville, M.L.C. whose com bined ages total 166 years. The former is 84 years of age, and the 4 latter 82. Mr Cameron is the " father of the Legislative Assem bly." Mr Irvine, Attorney General, is visiting Camperdown next month. The A.N.A. conference elected Mr Taylor (Ballarat) president, Mr J. H. Hewison( Carlton) ,1and Mr A. C. Ostrom (Echuea), vice presidents. Senator Blakey, the third candidate, was in a min ority of 16.: The proposal to re vive art unions, was withdrawn. Ca...
Portland Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
Portland Pars. Miss M. A. Mason, a very old resident of Portland, died last P'ri day night. The Nowegian barque Polgen, f-rom Rio de Janeiro for Sydney, came toi Potland for provisions. The sailing vessel had been 78 days at sea. Messrs B. Davis and H. Gold smith have been re-elected chair man and ~corarespondent respectively of-the locallschool committee. 7 Chinese were arrrested ~:in Little'Bourke street, forkeeping a -,ie rl ho .. ,, .- 2
Koroit Kernels. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
Koroit Kernels. On Wednesday morning Mr Sid neyr HI. Richmond, farmer, aged 48, was out in a paddock near Koroit, shooting rabbits. Getting.through a wire-fence, it is assumed the gun hammer was caught ini a wire,. and the exploded charge lodged in the unfortunate man's head, causing immediate death, An inquiry was held. The deceased had arranged to take a dairy farm at Penshurst on April Ist. He leaves a wido;i'and six children.
ORFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
ORFORD. (From our Correspondent). At a meeting of the Orford rail way league held on Tuesday night last, Messrs J. Pope, C. J. Riordan, P. J. Forrest, W. Baulch, Boyd, Thos. McGrath, R. Watson and M. Ryan were appointed to give evidence before the Railways Standing committee next week. The meeting to have been held on Saturday next re telephonic communication with Yambuk has been postponed to a later date. At a meeting of the Orford school committee, Mr T. McGrath was appointed chairman and Mr G. Gapes correspondent and treasurer. It was decided to have the fence repainted. At a meeting of the parents and residents of Orford, it was de cided to hold a school picnic on Thursday,. April 16th, and to have a ball in aid of the school funds in the evening. At the annual meeting of sub scribers -to-the-Oof-fd-h-al-her?d on Saturday last, March 21st, Mr J. Pope, jun. was elected President and Mr T. McGrath, hon. secretary. The..following were elected to the committee, Messrs T. Roberts, G....
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) IV. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
:LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBERTON. P: ublished by Arrangement with Ward, Lock .and Co. Ltd., Lend. and Melb. (All Rights ReservLed.) IV. It was almost dinner-time when the Archdeacon returned to the yacht, and he had but the briefest word with Hugh. . "A very difficult case," he said, evasively. "I am quite at a .loss, 1 my dear fellow." His further pro mise to. discuss the whole thing frankly at a later hour of the night sent the young liaronet to his cabin with the vague hope of a man who relies rather upon a friend than upon himself. He did not tell the worthy ecclesiastic just how intoler able the hours of waiting had been, or how difficult he had found the commonest conventions. They talked of many things at dinner-Jack Bowles of Freddy By water's straight and narrow ways End the half-crowns they were cost ing him; MIat Michel of politicians and the new 'taxes he was not called upon to pay; the Archdeacon chiefly of the products of the Moselle Val ley. The chief on board th...
THE BAY OF FUNDY [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
THE BAY OF FUNDY The Bay of Fundy, the scene of the wreck of the "Cobequid," is full of strange and contradictory features (says "'lIhe. Westminster Gazette"). Grand Mleanan Island, which lies to the port hand of a vessel entering the bay, is one rocky graveyard-on the reef to the south-east an impaled ship is a common sight. Every indentation, nay, every rocky cranny, bears some terrible and suggestive name descrip tive of some maritime tragedy. On the island, twelve miles in length and scarcely inhabited, is a graveyard filled with the bodies ofunknown sailors. A little above Trinity Rock, or which the "Cobequid" is impaled, the coast of Nova Scotia rises in rocky parapets from the sea, and a. narrow inlet ad mits to the Annapolis Valley, where, strange to say; the eye rests on a fer tile valley of apple orchards, which raise the highest-priced fruit in the world. In this sheltered space is a climate which, owing partly to the Gulf Stream and partly to position, differs altogether...
MANAGER AT 8/= A WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
MANAiER AT 8/- A WEEK A manager of a limited company whose remuneration was 8/ a week "and one furnished room," was sued in Shoreditch County Court yesterday for 85, due on a judgment (reports "The Daily News" Januuary 23). George Smart, of Curtain road, EC., sued Mr .hapman de Louth, of West Dulwich. Defendant said he was manager of a 'usiness which was formerly his own, and which was now owned by a limited company. Mr Robinson (for plaintiff): Don't you get anything besides the 8/ a week? Yes, I get 25 per cent. of the profits. What is the capital of this limited cmpany?--£2000. There is none sub scribed. Surely some shares have been taken up?-Yes, the landlord has them. He also holds a debenture for £1000. Defendant explained that formerly he rented a block of flats, furnished them, mnd let them ofit again. He was in this business for three years, but he got no profit, and the landlord distrained for rent, and formed a limited com pany. Judge Cluer made an order for pay ment of 1...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
ORDLINARY TELEGRAMIS. Town and suburbau, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the o.d ing-station, including addrcess randstYo not exceeding sixteen words) Sd. 5 additional word, Id. Other places within theil.3 AtT, 0exc0Pt tow and suburban, including address and sig_, ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 9d, EsC additional word, Id. Interstate, i.e., from any uone state to Ay other state, including address and signa not exceedidng sixteen words), ls. Esc additional word, Id. e On telegrams rom and to Tasmania th charges to be those mentioned above wit cable charges added which at the presen .time is jd per word. de Double the foregoing rates to be eoar for transmission of telegrams on Si Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and ,?r urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exolnusive of post. age charges.
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders a?able in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over £10, is; over £10, but not over £15, 13 6d; over £15, bur not over £20, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zealasd, Tasmania, and Western Ausra.lia. Not over £2, Gd ; not over £5, ls not over £7, is 6d ; not over £10, 2s ; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, Ss; not over ?1i . 3s Gd; not over £2., 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, Sonti Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British PossO-s ious or Foreign Countries, Gd for each S1, end fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES., Postal notes may be obtained at any P~ Office in Victoria. Hours of payment la.m.I to 5 p.m. The following are tne denomination of the notes, and thoe ponndage, or price oharged for them :-ls, .d ; Is 6d, ?d 2s, 1d; 2 64 Id; 3s, id 3s 6d, Id 4s, ld ; 4s 0d, id; ...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
PACKETS, El . Packets may be sent through the post: Without a cover (but not fastened with any, thing adhesive, such as gum, postage stamp, sealing wax, &c.); in a cover entirely oeen at one-end or side (if the cover be slit, theopen. ing must be of the full cxtent of the end or side, and the contents must be easy of with. drawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words " packet" " sample " or " pattern," &c., as the cace may be)" only." axcts ny be tied with string, but otfficers of the department ma cut the string to cxa:mine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds! drugs, &o., which cannot be sent as oper packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes. fastened so as to be easily undone and re: fastened. If addressed to places in the United Kingdom only, they may be sent in closed transparent bags. Note-If the above conditions be not co0 plied with packets are regarded as in, sufficiently paid letters, and charged ac...
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 March 1914
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN . HOSPITAL BAZAAR. The Druids have- decided that this year the proceeds of their Gala Art Union and Bazaar shall Ie devoted exclusively to a Chariky whose bene fits are STRICTLY RESERVED FOR THE HELPLESS POO; W-HO ARE AFFLICTED WITH- INCURIABLE DISEASES, namely, the AUSTIN HOSPITAL, HEIDELBERG, which provides accommodation for 230 in mates, and is but with poe exception the- largest medical Chaz'ty in the State, the cost of xaintenance an nually being over £11,500. Such an object whose noble work, in'addition to relieving the worst forms of human suffering, is a per manerit safeguard of public health, they feel confident cannot but meet with your sympathy and approval, and they .therefore rely upon your gener ous support and co-operation in the task before them. There is no sharper sting in the pathos of the Austin than- in cases where strength fights hard. Greater agony there may be-the cancer wards are full of histories of such ghastly torment that it may n...