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Port Fairy Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 April 1914
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Port Fairy Borough Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the borough council was held on Wednesday night last. Present the Mayor and Crs Storey, 8wann, McLellan, Noar. and Gray. CORRESPONDENCE Was read from Municipal Association, stating that there was no Act which permitted trad ing in fruit or soft drinks on Sundays, and there was no provision in any Act which empowered a council to make a regulation to prevent such trading.--The applicant (Mr Cain) to be informed to that effect. on the motion of the mayor and Cr Swann. Same, asking if the council had any motionhs for consideration at the next a=inual session of the Association. Port Fairy Racing Club. applying for permiission to hold a publicah's booth ou Southcombe park on race day (April 25), and also asking for the use of the borough roller for that morning.-Gr...
Easter Monday Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 April 1914
Easter Monday Sports. The committee of the local Convent building fund considered that Easter Monday would be a most suitable day to hold novelty sports in the Port Fairy Botanical gardens, in aid of the new building. The weather in April is always rather uncertain and Monday last did not usher in too fine a day, although the showers were only few and misty. Not withstanding strong counter attractions elsewhere, there was a good attendance of spectators, the gate receipts amount ing to the respectable sum of ,17. Dur ing the afternoon the local brass band and the pipe band rendered a good num ber of airs. Fair business was done at the hoop-la, the royal cafe and tea-room, and the publican's booth, and the sheep guessing competition proved a profitable affair. The programme of novelty events kept the crowd, entertained for about 3 hours, and the officials (especially the secretaries, Messrs Pickerd and Sharkey) did a lot of hard work in connection with the affair. Splendid results we...
Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Important Ooncerning some partsu of the die trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for be has no miraculous power of knowing what is happening in all the area of circula tion. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter -in hand and cause the silenee to ceasee. If no one else is doing it for your district-will YOU try on these lines I Send ac counts of public and social events in yeor township or neigborhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, €concerts, matters touching-the indusetries, etc. Write your name- in some corern; not for printing, but for good faith. Write the names of persons very-distinctly. Do not bother about grammar or spelling; it is the Editor's work to look after these trifles. The barest skeleton is enough~ . Writei onbrone side of the apaperi~ only. Git:. ihfor m?ation, but let oriticism alone':' -
EIGHT - HOURS' ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
EIGHT - EHOURS' ART UNION. - This will be the 58th anniversary, and for 54 years art unions have been run in connec tion therewith, which have always been the most popular in all the States, this, no doubt being in a great measure due to the careful and fair manner in which all the arrangements in connection with the art union have always been carried out by the committee. The committee have de cided to divide the proceeds derived from the sale of tickets between the metropolitan and country hospitals and charities, thereby complying with the law. The consent of the Attorney General to this art union has been obtained. The art union. prizes will be pictures of Australian artists :-lst prize, Oil Painting, "A Gippsland Porest,"' by J. Ford Paterson, value .£500; 2nd prize, Oil Painting, "Springtime," by Arthur.Streeton, value £100; 3rd prize, Oil Painting, "A Bush Road," by Louis Buvelot, value £50 ; and 97 other valu able pictures by Aistralian artists, 7rang ing in value from £20. ...
General Sessions and County Courts. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
General Sessions and County Courts., Port Fairy, Thursday April 23 Warrnambool, Friday. May 15 Hamilton. Tiuesday May 19 Portland, Wednesday, May 20 -o Supreme Court Hamilton, Thursday, April 23 Port Fairy Tuesday, May 5: Geelong, Thursday, May 7 Warrnlambool, Tuesday, August 4.
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Courts of Petty Sessions, . The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermentioned places on the dates specified : PORT FAIRY, Tuesdays, 10 a.m, July 7 May 5 August 4 June 2 - September 1 HEYwOOD, Thursdays, 10.30 n.m. April 23 July 16 May 28 August 19 June 18 - September 10 KoRoIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. July 17 May 15 August 14 June 19 September 11 MACARTEUR, Tuesdays, II a.m. May 12 August 11 June 16 September 8 July 14 PRNSHURST, Thursdays, 11 a.m. July 9 May 14 August 6 June 4 September 17i PORTLAND, Saturday, 10 a.m. May 9 August 8 June 13 September 5 July 11 WARNA-MBOol, Mondays, 10 a.m. April 20 July 6, 20 May 4, 18 August 3, 17, 31 June 1, 22 Sept. 14, 28 -o
The Federal Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
The Federal Rolls. It is intended forthwith to enter upon a complete review of the Commonwealth Elec toral Rolls for the State of Victoria. It will be the duty of the Electoral offeials, under the law, to take proceedings against any persons whojhave failed to comply with the compulsory provisions of the Electoral Act in respect to enrolment, and to take the necessary legal action to remove from the Rolls on which they now appear. any names which under the law shbold not be retained on such Rolls. Every qualified person not already correctly enrolled, including every eleotor who has changed his or her place of living, but who has not taken the necessary action to seoure correct enrolment for the Sabdivision of the Electorate in which he or she lives and has lived for a period of not less than one month, is advised to at once comply with the law by completing and lodging the required form of claim with the Electoral Registrar concerned. An elector who is only temporarily absent from ...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
N~ew Railwayr Fares YEst 2od lt Port Faiiy to-2S iI1S d s t i' GeelPU~1R.ong 21s 4d l14s i 3SL 6d~ Baflarat 29s 4)3 19S Sd 6 lOd jj C~olao i3s Sd OB2ksll u ~ Camperdown Os 6d 6s 4d ]l 1083 Jrerabg 78 4d 48lad 12s1 -,~ s 6 W5arrnanbooi 3F 2d 28 2d f~ 243 Koroit IsSd 182dB 2*d 1564 Mloyne tOd 6d Is ad ~' iaenijton . 9*' ad 6* 4d 165 1~ 3W Rosebrook., 4Id 20d 04 iO 4 I Kirkstall . Is 2d o 2* 6 N Crossley . is 4d l0d 2* 2d L~
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Personal. Mr Fawcett, of the Colonial Banko, Horsham, is recuperating hil health at Pbrt Fairy after a severe attack of typhoiad fever. The engagement-is announced of Rev. Ernest Lethbridge, of All Saints, Terang, to Miss Kad inia Bennett, daughter of Mr F. Bennett. Mr Jas. Down is an inmate of the hospital, suffering from jaun dice, and Mr P. prennan, Cross!ey~, is in the institution suffering with a poisoned hand. Miss Bence, a young woman living at Kirkstall, is recovering from a recent scalding accident. Mr John Dunn, senior tele graphist, until recently associated wit the Warrnambool post office has.-been appointed divisional electoral oficer for Corangamite. Mr McGrath, M.P., has resumed his seat in the House. Dr J. Mayo, president of the American Surgical Association, claims that cancer is directly due to eating too much meat or badly cooked meat. Three unpublished poems of Keats are to be published; The death is announced of Miss Hannah Wills, sister of the Australlen e .
Presbytery of Mortlake. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Presbytery of Mortlake. At the last meeting of the Preabytery of Mortlake, the folowing business was transacted :-Messres John Boyle, William Holloway, John Chambers, William Henry Smuh, and David Thomas Laidlaw Iwere appointed trustees of the Mepunga property. The application by the Mepunga congre gation to the General Assembly for per mission to sell the block of land on which the old church was builtand which is situated in an inconvenient position, was approved, as was also the application to the Loan Fund Committee for a loan of L100, and the application for permission to mortgage the new church. Approval was given to the plans of the new church. The clerk reported that the land given by the late Mr Richard Kerr, of Cobrico, to the local congregation had been trans ferred to the Corporation of the Presby terian Church of Victoria, the cost of transfer having been borne by Mr Wil liam Kerr, of Leura, Camperdown. Mr Vines reported, on behalf of the Interim Moderator, that a meeti...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
ORDINAXRY TELERARMS, Town and suburbau, within prE limits, or within fifteen miles from the s ing station, including address and signa ~ not exceeding sixteen words) ,d. C additional word, Id. to Other places within the SilSt, exsoep t and suburban, including address and si tu'e (not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. E additional word, id. stato te Interstate, i.e., trom any 00 other state, including address and .i?c not exceeding sixteen words), i. additional word, Id. Tn tsas On telegrams roa and to T ai oharges to be those mentioned abovS cable charges added which at the PMi time is jd per word. obHser Double the foregoing rates to ? ,nd for transmission of telegrams oCn% r Christmas Day, and Good FridaY, i urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclasive of pl' ·age charges,
Wedding Bells. YOUNG----TWIST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Wedding IBellu, YOUNG --.TWIST. The Presbyterian church at Mac arthur was crowded last Monday afternoon, 13th April, the occasion being the wedding of Mr -John Young, eldest son of Mr R. Young. of Cavendish, and Miss Vera Con. stance Twist, fifth daughter of Mr James Twist, of Macarthur. The church presented a beautiful deco ration scheme, comprising an arch way of white roses and daisies, and several varieties of ferns and foli age, in the centre of which hung a floral wedding bell. Large bunche of choice white flowera were ar ranged on the communion table. The whole display was the work of the Misses Stimson. The cere mony was performed by the Rev. R. Houston. As the bride entered the church with her father, who subsequently rave her away, the choir sang, How welcome was the call." The bride was charm ingly gowned in a trained cream crepe de chine costume, the skiiit being made with panier tunic trimmed with. handsome lace flounce, the same trimming forming part of thc front panel...
ORROW'S ANTIDOTE [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
ORBOW'S A1 IDO. iW * By PASTO(RRU 1TJS~SI, Text: "Let not your hearts be trouibled ye believe in God, believe alo in Me." The WorId do0e well to keep up a cheerful outward drmneanor. Neverthe!cs, . there is grea Arce and weight in St. Paul's statement to the effect that the whole creation is groaniug pnd travailing in pain together waiting for Mlesiah's Kingdom and its long-promised 'blessings, to lift the curse of sin and death and to restore to man fF~s~s~s~UJ kind tihe smile of the Father's favor. lea-a son though they may that there is no per sonal God--that there is merely a blind g;od of nature, an evolutionary force, never theless, deep down in tlhe heart, men be- r lieve that tvhere is a God. Almost uncon- I sciously the mind attributes to Him Wis- t dom, Justice and Power-but little of Love t or sy-mpathy with humarnity and its frail: I ties. This very intuitive, knowledge of God is closely associated with many 'hIuman I troubles. At the root of nearly .every trouble, perha...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. M[oney Orders nyable in Victoria ; Any sum not over £3, d; over .5, but? t over £10, ls; over £10, but not over ll5, 1! Gd; over £15, but not over £20, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wsal' Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zeisn Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not over £2, 6d; not over Lo, is ni over £7, is 4i ; nor over £10, s; not oRI £12, 2s Gd; not over £15, 3s; not over Bi7 3s Gd; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph To New South W\ales, Queeansand, Si Australia Tasmania, and Perth (re-tem Australia) Charge for a message in addai: to above rate, MIONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Po.i':' ious or Foreign Countries, Gd for esch I1, end fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES. Postal notes may be obiained at anlV P Office in Victoria. Hours of psaymentl0?.' to 5 p.m. The following ?are the denominfon c the notes, and the ponuda:ge, or pric ch .s4 for them :-s, jd ; is Gd, td; ;s, Id; 2 Id; 3s, id Ss dd, Id; 4s,id ;4 bd Ss, lId; 7s 6d, 2d; 1i0, 3d; los...
Country Road Board's Work. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Coatry Road Board'sWork. -- ?cz The people of Victoria are entitled to know exactly how the three gentlemen constituting the Country Roads Board have been grappling with their responsi bilities since they took office nearly a year ago Is the board justifying its existence? For some time after their appointment members of the board were chiefly engaged in the inspection of roads in the eastern section of the State, which were considered of such importance as to be classed as main roads. Up to the present the board has inspected 68 shires and sdx boroughs, all in the eastern half of the State, the area being bounded by a straight line drawn from Wodonga in the. north to Warrnambool in the south. Naturally, most of the bemard's early work was of a preliminary character. It is only during the last few months that soamething in the nature of practical oDe rations has been commenced., Con tracts:have been let for works involving ai expenditure of '86,000, the greater portion of which is b...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
-. 3eews to Vome. Saturday, April 291Macarthur * Saturday, April 25-Port Pairy May 5, 6, 7-Warrnambool May 13, 14-Coleralne Saturday, May 16-Kirkatall May 20, 21-Casterton PITEEOAT &IPPCTIONS AND JiOA3KNESS li sauffering from irritation of the throat and hoarseness .will be agreeably surrised at the almost immndi te relied aforda by the use of " Brown 'sBronohial Troohes." There famoue losenges are nbw sold by most esepeotable ohemistein this oonatr. People troubled with a hacking ocugli, a si"ht cold, erbronhisi afifections, cannottry m too moon~, as similar troubles, if allowed to a eresult in serioas hlmonaary and I~st~ aticareto See tha the M ~igpature John I. Brown and B5on,% on everywrapper Prepared by John I. Brown and son, , EAropEan Depot, 33,, Paringdou An instance of the profits to be made by successful fruit growers in the irrigation areas has been brought uuider the zotice of the Minister of Agriculture. Mr C. R. Ruper, a settler at Kyabram, planted 20 acres wit...
Portland Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
Portland Shire Council. The monthly meeting of the above was held on April 9. S CO?RISPONDINCS Was read from The President said he noticed that it was reported in the three papers that one of the concessions granted the stockowners in the Condah district who had received loss, in the recent fires was they were to be allowed free grass. This wai an error, and he could not understand how the papers arrived st that: decision.-Cr Carter also mentioned he had noticed this error. Dr Haydon, Macarthur, applying for six months leave of absence, as he, with his family, were going for a trip to England. Dr Stewart, of Cobden, would attend to public health during his absence. Granted. Fry and King, applying for a sawmill site at-Wright's Waterhole, via Portland.-Granted. From Mrs A. King, to same effect.-Engineer to report. State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, asking if the Council had any objection.to the application of the Branxholme State School Committee for a site for swimming baths ...
Falling off in Butter. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
IFalling Off in Butter. According to figures compiled by the Commonwealth Statistican, the Sbutter export trade of this country has suffered a serious set back dur ing the last 12 months. For the first two months of 1913 the value 6f butter shipments is shown to be £941,113, which compared with £767,173 for the corresponding period of this year, indicates a de crease of close on- £200,000 in 1911. Victoria stillleads the way as far as butter export is concerned. During January and February of last year the value of oversea con signments from this State was £429,935, while for the same two months this year it ?fell to 4403,810. The falliig off, how ever, is more apparent in regard to New South Wales-, where the value drodiid fiomn: £262,919 in 1913 to £158,859 in 1914. Queenland, the only other State to export butter in any quantity, -is also-similarly affected.: The falling 'off in the butterexport trade is due to two factors-a decline in the quality and the effect of margarine' com...
KOROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
KOROIT. To help pass the winter nights, a draughts. club has been formed. A veterinary lecture, under the auspices of the Koroit Agricultural Society, will be given by an officer of the Agricultural Department in the schoolroom, Crossley, to morrow evening. On Monday a complimentary social was tendered to the lady stallholders and their assistants to wind up the bazaar held at Koroit during race week, in aid of the building fund of the Catholic Church. The following amounts were received from the-'different stalls :--ancy stall £232 10s, pro duce £184 _2s, refreshments £16 Is 6d, lolly £o10 8s; door. etc. £45, total £487 O10s 6d. This leaves a net profit of £470. The bazaar-lasted only four nights. The following were the winners of the two principal prizes :--Gold sove reign case, value A,5, Mr J.. Hurst ; dairy:cow, value £8, Mrs McGee. The trophies won by the local firemen at the recent Bendigo de monstration have beeti on view during the past week inMr Nayler's window; together w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 April 1914
STOP THAT COUGl. S There is no medicine on the market to day so effective as Marr's Cough Remedy. It is safe and sure for coughs, colds, as thma, whooping cough, croup, bronchi tis, infuinenza, and all affections of the throat and lungs. Marr's Cough Remedy is the best for children as well as for adults. It is pleasant to take, and a sure cure for all chest affections tending to consumption. Obtainable from Cutting and Boyd, Port Fairy. HIGH PRICES FOR PIGS. L9OR topping of pigs you'llhnd nothing JL so good or profitable to use as "Blatcbford's"': Whole-Milk. Substitute. Mixed with hot water it will produce a gruel better in every way than fresh milk andatone half the cost.- A trial solicited Stocked by D. E McLellan, Port Fairy BRIEF NEWS. A resolution was passed at the Trades' Hall conference advising that steps be taken to form the police force intoa union. &gag.g SWEARS BY IT ?My little grandohild Olive was attacked with bronohitis, and nothing I tried did her any good, ...