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Borough of Portland. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
Borough of Portand. 11, ii .I3· I nAtifiedI tihatb tile Cnunlc will nlet by --spcil ordur" onu Wes ucsclny, 2i tli day if N IoeLmber, iatc 7.X p. .5 1or t Iho iirla o )of co,,ncifitziii th, itssluliilo ndol.tissg the iI)'olsitionl tel. I, irr ocw 24010i1 for (i:Gcuvoi eM, IrsLcssl cm. ft lI 13' of Sept emblr licutj. It3 order, S. hEI Ut 1(4, 'Tonwc UCsrL.
BOWLING DREW HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
BOWLING DREW IANIDICA P. The following is the first draw mldliani dicap, to Ie playud by Nuviembcr 5, I1I up. Pliayer o' left to ularrange match. Hlandicap limit, 1. .r Stantonl ..; E. Dotter ... c i - Kenny " .. 8 M. 1Nichllson ! 'I'T G Koillor ... 5 \II. Dillnl' :i 8 I .lncs ... 7. . L \yatt .... 7 A \-E Fieldig ,.I.S2 1 F?edi..: S T F Murphy ... ? J T Nai ' nitlh... 5 .J Overed . 8 .J rVrigh ... S II Day" ... 5 C Smith . 8 A-fE Junes . 5 S' PLurnell .. 7 11 olliard .. I R Buirett ( .J Frltow .i: i;`\\' Jones ...o . S V HFliit ... 5 , W 'lhomso1 ... 7 P O'D)oiicell .. S It McLean u .: S F.Burt ... 5 f Adaus ... S F Maul.hatll ,... D I J Puatteson ... I; ,loesss A. O:slourno, W. P, Audcr.ion, .J. Overcid ,aiud WV. Thomson lihave pre sceil·led irizs to be played for this easonll. Soulhiwiung is the result. of unatches phllydd to date:- E; Dotteur boatT. K?eiller ., , 11 -ay. hiLat , Overend P O'Douiecll Ibdat.W T Bennuett 'I' IF'?,\rliy heat Smith.
LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
On Friday i veningi last a lecture entitled "Impressions Abroad" was given by Captaiiu' Hisilo in connection. with the Presbyterii an Young.People's Club., Th s was. made an open night and p oved to be-one of the most i?n teresting, itistructivo and humorous evevings that ;havoe cen held in this hall for'somo'etinme past.... The lecturer in his opening r-marlcs co,,gratuln.ed the Young People's JC ubupon their success durinu tie past year, aaid hoped they would still cuntinud in the same way in, the' future. Hel then dwelt upon his impressions of the" ways and habits of the'people in Atmerica, Gcrr many, Japan, Cbina, and 'the main places oflEurope, which.at the present time is the leJading topic`of the day but he had come to the conclusion that Australia was the beat place after all. T'he Rev. Wm. Tait occupied the chair, and at the close Mr. Keith Anderson, on behalf of the club, thanked Captain Hislop for the very ileisant evening that all had enjo)ed. Mr. W. Nai smith seconded t...
STRANGER THAN FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
STRANCER THAN FICTION. :(BY PTrin.) Answer to correspondents. '-Old Bubscriber" asks did Peter notice that Mr. Hunt is repotred to have expressed the opinion that Northern Victoria is past praying for, but that it is usual for an excpetionally good season to follow a drought year, and it will probably be so in this case, and if he thinks this is evidence of design in the regulation of creation. Answer.-Peter refuses to be drawn into a profitless theological discussion. If he could account for all the problems of the beyond.he would do so, although many good men mighti possibly be thereby thrown out of a job, and the present is' a bad time to further glut the labor market or the wallaby track. Without offering an opinion as to design, Peter admits that it is exasper. sting to, in one year, see the drifting sand blow over the bones of thousands of sheep and other stock, and next year to see the few survivors lost in waving grass that there is no means of keeping in check. If Mr. Hunt ...
Croquet Club. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
Croquet Ulub. Dirw for first roundi to be pliyedl by 14th inst. fnr Club trophies M.rs. McCulloclh S Mrs R.osL Mrs. Villiamson S Miss l)onald .Mr1.1sJ'nell S Mrrs Rohilisl 2 Mrs. Tyers S Mrs Admnis " Miss Allen 1 Miss Tyloa r S Miss V. Mlc'achlrn 2 Mrs Hilop 2 I Miss IlLyman 1. Mrs F Dimtnl -.,S Miss Clarkeo 1 Miss Dillon . '2 Miss it. Clarke :3I Mrs Burnott 5 t' M:ira.... 11 Row ( Mrs l amni' % plcl 0 Mrs. .. Ctamplhu 3 Miss Is mimu t ,5 Miss l': Tulloh . '5 Mrs iollsmith II Mrs Clarke ii Mrs F Row 5 Mrs. I. 1.Oslbolurno i Als .T Wright -, 6 Miss Ale?Encl?lcin .:Mrs Naismithi 3 Byes-.-Mrs. Henry '.Mrs J1Patterson I:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
T'RAGN'IY AT CAST.RTON.--- Shortly before noon on Monday, Mr. Charles E Allen, the well known watchmaker and jeweller, of lenty street, Casteoton, was found lying in the workroom behind his shop with a bullet wound in the right temp!o in a pool of b!ojd and a revolver lying beside him. He had been alone in the shcp for a short time while his brother, Mr. Hugh Allen, was out about the town on busines. The latter, or his return, found his brother as stated. Dr. Duravin was summoned and ordered the immediate removal of the patient to the hospital, whitier he was taken in an uncon scious condition, by ,Serior C6nstable Kaine and Conqtabe Byrnes. He .Vas subsequently visited by Dr. De ravin and Dr. Skinner, and was then swill unconscious. The exact extent ot his injuries has not yet been c'iscoovr ed,but his recovery is considered doul t full. Tuere is no definite indication ts to how the tragic aff-ir happened. Mir. Allen is a married man, with a young fa.ily.- -"qpecb tor." LADIES-i YO...
THE SYDNEY DESTROYS THE EMDEN. Wednesday morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
THIE SYDNEY DESTROYS TI-HE EMDEN. Wednesday morning. The career of the notorious German raiding cruiser Eriden is ended. It is ofllicially.confirmed that the Australian cruiser Sydney eingaged her off the Cocos Islands, north west of Australia. The Sydney's long range guns brought down the mast and funnel of the Emdcn, who went ashoro and was burnt. The. Sydney was practically uninjured, and the casualties were comparatively light, three being killed and fifteen wounded. The German cruiser Konigsbhrg has been imprisoned at Nufia Island ofl German East Africa. The Berlin racecourse has been select ed astlhe concentration camp for Brit ish subjects in Germiny. The Germans refuse to exc!ange even invalids. The African riebls are sick of the business and are returning to their homes. Tile victorious Russian armies coij tinue to advance. .TThe Kaiser's stud farmn was the scene of a battlefield. A large, collectionr of deer in tile pamrk were eaten. The dash on-Calais iwas a completo fail...
THE WAR. Monday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
THE WAR. . [ Reuter's Cablegramis.J Monday Morning. 1Details to hand of the violent battle uoglit in the western theatre of the inar. The enemy attacked desperately, eing spurred on to reckless valour by ti, presence of the Emperor,,but tleir onslaught was met with grim deter urnation by the Allies, and all attacks i.. ,pulsed. The enemy's chiefaim a1 to tarn the left wing, t hlie failed, sith disastrous results. In Belgium the Allies drove the Ger mans from their positions at the point of the bayonet and captured a. 17in. , ,ussia's great armies are working iavoc among the Austro Germans in East Prussia, Poland and Galicia. The sinking of a British cruiser in an engagement with a German squad ron off the Chilian coast is confirmed. Japan will administer Tsing-tau until tie end of the war. The African rebellion is fizzling out aithough De Wet boasts that he wil take down the flag at Pretoria and declare a republic. The Allies are acting in unison against Turkey. The first battle has...
PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND The Mayor (Or. J. L. Wyatt) desires o acknowledge tho. following dlon ions: io101111i previously acknow ledged ... ... £5 7 7 J. Guy, jun. 0 5 0 Ihos. Dusting ... O 0 - T. Naismith ... 2 0 .£356 19 7 BELGIAN R11LIEF FU'n?D Amount proviously ac. knowledged : ". 6 Ladies' Committeo (per Mirs J. Jarrett . 7 11 0 Baby Hinemoa Fredo .. 0 12 3 Portland Social Amusemenit Club .. 33 0 Total ... ... 22 13. 9 RED CROss FUND. ,Total 0 15 6 VICTORIAN PATRIOTIC FUND 0 2 6 - .-me ' 'a - TabletS sodi~n w^*,pWrW
NAVAL FIGHT. TWO BRITISH CRUISERS LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
S NA VA :FIG IT. T 0o BRITISR CRUISERS LOST. C?,nfirmation hI s been received of the reported.naval enpage2ment off the ceass of Chili, in which the British cruisers Good Hope, Monmouth and G1?lg rw were attacked and defeated by'five German cruisers, the Sbhain hors'; Gneisenau, LeiFzig, Dresden and Nurnbere. The official stoay is that early in the action the God Hope and the Mon ntsu'h took fire. but they fought ti:l dark,. At explbsion occurred on the Gold Hope and she foundered. Ti e Monmouth hau'ed off tna is believed to .be ashore. The Glasgow escaped aftCr figh'ing the L-ipzig and Dresden. The Glasgow was not seriously dam aged, and had only a few chsualties. The battleship Canopus and the auxiti. ary cruiser Otranto were not present during the engagement. A heavily censored sto:y of the naval action has been received from New York.' The Germans state that they. sighted three British shfis at, 6 p.in. and fore~d an engagement; Directly the German guns were traihed they saw the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 November 1914
I OST-On October 29, between Percy . street and North Portlanmd, a watch. Fi-nder rewarded on retuoring :aine to this office. , AISABIT Poisoning undertaken in any ia part of the district. Apply,J.Laurie, Vest Portland. VOLT UNTEERS wanted for Expedi-F Stionary Force. Applyl. LI. 1Wyatt, ayoVOr. Portland P.A. and H. Spocety ! LTERNATIVE tenders are invited for the printing of 1500 or, 2000 Show lchcdules. 'l'enders n o be in tih hands of the secretary on or before tei 1lth No rumber. G. 1i. Ml. BENNEI', Secretiary. Notice. SLL persons indebted to the umlnde signed mllust pay their accounts to either Mir. J. J. Couch or myself on or before 20th instant,? therwise proceedings will be taken. 1E. .\ hITTl . Portland Pictures. R. GRANT, I'roprietor. FREE LIBRARY HALL., Wednesday, Nov. 18 State Election, 'O TILE ELECTORS OFC LENI LO - ADIES AND GENTLEMEN,; .i.::"' I desire again to thank you for thoie nibroklen trust given ul .dur ing the nilne years I havl bleon your representative in th...
NEW POSTAGE RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
NEW O ~TAC RATES The new postal rates, it.,luding the penny postage on letters, came in force on May lot. The reduced ;rates are as follow: T'IROUG BOUT COMMONWEALTH AND PAPU3'A. Letter ld ,pe tr oz. Lett ards ,singl ,ld ,eac Do. reply ,ld.each half. I'oetcarde,slngl ,ld. each Do. reply, Id. each half. Printed papers Old .per 2 oz. Books, printed-outide Aetralia, O0 per 8joz;. o Australia O.d .per 8 oz. Magazin es-Printed in Australia, Old. per 8 oz.; printed outside Australia, Old. per 4 oz. "Hansard," Old. per 12 oz. Commercial papers patterns, samples and merchandise, Id. per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversea dominions, British colonies and protectorates except the New Hebrides, Id. per j oz. NEW ZEALAND AND TIIEISLANDS. The rates to New Zealand, Figi and British Solomon, Islands are: Let id f oz. Po ards ngle Id. D rep 1d.ea Le ar ngl d. Do reply,ld each ha Magazines Id. 8 or., additions 4 o Old, Books, id 4 cc. Comma ap ld. 2 P...
Portland Shire Council THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
portland Shire Council THURSDAY, NOVEhiBER 12. 'Present-The President (Cr.Righetti) and Ors, Smith, Devlin, Malseed, Car ter, Cope, Shaw and Kennedy. CORREsPONDENCE. From' Department of Lands and Survey, 'asking if two acres, parish of Homerton, applied for by G. . Best, could ,bd sold.-No objection to be offered. From Chief Secretary, that Nov. 25 had been proclaimed a public holiday throughout the Shire. - From Benbow and Price, asking ap proval of sawmill premises as a factory. -Held over. From Chief Inspector of Factories, that be was unable to, complete the registration of factories until the Coun cil had given its approval,-Received. From J. 'Beat, Heywood, asking to be allowed to remove two overhanging trees beside his house.-Granted.' I From D. Annett, asking permission to run a one inch pipe under gravel road,Condah butterfactory.-Granted. From N. Gardiner, drawing atten tion to the bad state of a' road near the railway, Heywood.-Engineer to attend.. From Shire of Minhamite...
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET Fat Sheep-We report the yarding of 730 good to prime sheep, includine 130 lambs, which proved rather norny for local requirements, and in cunee. juence prices on the whole were easier Lhan last week, with very slack comps tition at'th tin0slh. Owners, however, net, the market, :00 celling under the lsaltmer andI most of the others pri vately. Quotations - Prime Linroln ewes, 15/9; do., 2-tooth, 11/10; cross bred wethers, prime, 13:/5; do, good, 10/71 to 11/5; do, ewes, 9/2 to 10/7; odd eheep. i/9!); merino wethers, good. 8/ to 9/6; di,, rediuu!, .5/t to 6/8; killers, 4/ ald 4/6, wiih eaeý, 4I/7 to 4/9; come 'bnck ewes, 6/3; spring Inabh, prime Shrop biro IlmbS 12/, crussbrtte do .9/? 2o 9/8; ?diller 6/2 to 7/. Store Shlco;-Only a couple of lotl caiet to hilnd, and of there lst cro?c lmtbs brought 5/3, and at iueback cives. isth lambs all counted. 2/2. Fat Ctt'e-17 head of fair to good -ows, with a few liiht steers acndhno d fete, were tif red, and wet it fair m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
DUNE . 0o QVIZTLT. It comes like a ray of sunshine. Makes the old folks happy. Makes the young folks joyful. Takes the load off the back, It's all done so quietly. No fuss about it. What Is it? Why, Doan,'s Backache Kidney.Pills; The little kidney wonder.workers. What will they do? Read what this-woman says:- -Mrs. John Guy, Portland South, says: hi"My husband was a great suffered with us kidneys-for a long time. His back teed to ache ferrfully, and he could at imes hardly move. HIe always felt tired and languid, ard had no energy for any. thing. Sometimes he has been so ill that ihe could not attend his work, in fact, was fit for nothing. One day a friend asked him had he tried Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, and as he had not, he urged him to give this remedy a trial. He sent for some without delay, and they worked wonders in his case. A few doses relieved him a little, and after taking four bottle he was free of all aches and pains, and felt better in every way. Some little time ag...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. Peoviously acknowledged £18 4 0 ?,lrs. J. T. Naismith 1 1 0 W. Vivin .. .. 0 10 6 MIr. and Mrs. Hlenry Day 1 "1 0 Warrant Officer Jones 1 1 0 iMrs. Jones ... ... 0 10 0 .iortlanrl Club ... ... 10 10 0 A. E. Fielding ... ... 1 1 0 gas Wilson ... ... 1 1 0 -ami'ton Allen ... 2 0 Jas O'Brien ... ... 0 5 0 =Dr. Campbell .. . 2 2 0 Abnim. Johnston ... 0 10 0 .tire. 11. Peters .. ... 0 0 iiMrs. M. J. Bruce ... 2 2 0 Portland Borough Council 25 0 0 Proceeds Narrawong concerb p=r L. Stanford ... 10 0 L. Stanford ... ... 0 10 0 D. Livings'one ... L ... 0 10 0 A., . AlcConmbe ... 0 10 0 Alex McCubhin 0 10 0 Narrawong collections per V. Dalgliesh ... ... 21 11 0 3icv. and Mrs- Cuthbert ... 2 0 .. C. Campbell ..1 1 0 .olmn Hyles ... ... 1 0 Mr. and Mrs. Tardrew ... 1 1 0 M;r Towntend ... '... 010 6 Miss C. L. Brown 0 ... 10 Gi -Mr. and Mrs. t. J. Malsced 1 1 0 nard collections per Mr. S. T. Purnell ... ... 34 0 6 BEL.IAN 1lRLIE2 FUND. Amount previously acknow ledgrd ... ... £2 1...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. T'he ollowing is alist of telephone'stati auadcharges:-_ Name Fi. 3mins. Additional ofiTown Conversation, 3mins. *lranxholmo lS& 6d yaoduk Is 9d Cape Nel.on 24 2d Cavendish Ia 94 *Caaterton via; Branxiholme ls 9d Castorton via Hamilton Is 4d In Coleraine Is 4d In Condoh Gd 5d Croosley la 9d Denningtoa 1. 94 Digby, via Branxholme Is 9d Dunkeld la 9d Glenthompson Is 4a In Hawkode le lst 9d Hamilton Is 9d VHeywood 24 2d Kentbruck Gd 6d Kirkstall Is 9d Koroit Is 9d Lake Bola In 10d 1 2d Macarthur is 44 le $lMerino, via. Branxhohr s Is 9d Morino, via Hamilton Is 4d I1 Mount Gambler le: 9d Moyne Falls I,? 3d ilyamyn Gd' 51 Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson 8d 6d Penehlurot Is 3d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonne is 4d Is ilipponhurat is 9d Tyrendarra 3d 8d Yambuk ld 5d *Wallacedal 8d 6d Warrnambool Is 9d Wiokliff Is 10d Is 2 Woolathorpe Is 9d Fee for messenger call, any person dind wvihin one mile-3d. *Note.-Branxholce closes from p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and on Wednesday...
PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND The Mayor (Cr. J. L. Wyatt) desires to acknowledge the following don a. tions: - Amolun previously acknow ledged ... ...£354 7 7 J. OGy, jun. ... ... 0' 5 0 Thos. Dusting ... 0 5 0 J' T. Naismith ... 2 2 0 £356 19 7 13sr.a?.As R? r.isr Fu'n. Amount previously ac knowledged ... £11 7 6 Ladies' Committee (per. Mrs .J. Jarrett .. 7 11 0 Baby Hinemoa Fredo .... (j 12 3 Portland Social Amuselent '' Club ... .. 3 0 Total ... ... £22 '3J 0 Rr n Cnoss Fusij. 'lrt Total. 0(15 6 VICTORIAN Prmoric FuND 0 2 6'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 November 1914
COLDS ON TilE CII[I:ST.. M: little ion ivgS iI 'reiat tllft irprfroiu hod colds on the relle.t ' - ir Mi (,ioiouw, kittotion"St, Seyiour, Vic. "At times li aiiw i so bid.tl tit hli wiould be jusat clink xgbfcim lorathl nod nothlig 1 tried for himot cctii'ic,4 to give himrntlidef I Wits recoin .aneeded to try Clertnubrlain's Csougbi Reiti mihd ini o" night I noticcdl an iiiipicve atncet. N'un' I tive it to liii e Ioce anty gsitas of n cid oand he is -Noun alrighlt 0 mcin It ouLl motb be witlhciit ai bottle lf -Cot nlarlatn'd Cough lctiedy iii lily Jioui-it' " Sttrl by Th1omiecn ihieI, littd Co "Butfdog" and "Imperial" brands of Binder Twines carry with them the advantages to their users of a firm guarantee as to both length and quality. The gnarantee we give to users is as follows:-- / J Qualif'hy--Nolade strictly of "Good Fair Average" New Zealhmd IlemAp Ln. _th--Will average 450 ft to the lb. Strength-W-l ll average more than 90 1 .. 6 break~:n 5rain. Tare--Not to exceed 1i lb. per...