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TO APPEAR AND FEEL YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
TO APPEAR AND FEEL YOUNG. A woman of uncertain years, who looked much younger than she was, took the following rules as her guide in maintaining a youthful appear ance: Dress younger than you are. Never dress older. SNever wear old ladiesf clothes, 'no matter how old you get.to be. Forget caps and wraps and shawls and easy chair gowns. Keep -your figure-young. You carl not .hope-to look young if your figure is old. When you look ir the looking-glas gaze at yourself from the back, nbt from the front. If you look old, that is the point of view from which to re alise the fact. Beware of what Kate Field called the middle-aged figure. It is round in the shoulders and hunched up in the belt line. There is a certain roly poly look about the woman who is older than she ought to be. Take care of your -hair. Straggly hair goes with old age. Old people forget to shampoo, and they give up waving their locks. Don't let your hands get bony. Bony fingers belong to the aged. Keep the knuckles plump...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER III.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, Author pf "The Money-Lender," "12a Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IIL--Continued. Hilary Stanmore's injuries were not as serious as at first supposed. For the time ,being that was all which mat tered to Queenie. Shock had stunned her; but she told herself that present ly, when she could think more clear ly, when her still terrible suspense as to Hilary's condition was relieved, this unreal charge against him must dis solve like an ugly nightmare at wak ing. Her suffering and her sispense, only partially allayed by what the pa per told her, were relative to the man himself. If it were possible, she would travel to Hasted this night. Home---yes! She must go home first to get money for the railway fare and put together a few things. She was hurrying on again, spurred into such feverish haste by her thoughts that Beryl had trouble to keep pace with her. In Oxford-street she !beckoned a taxi-cab. It was the latest thi...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
POSTAL IN FORMATiON Letters-Halif ounce or under .. 1 For'every ounce ... 0 2 Urgenut Letters-For each Letter in addition to ordinary postage . . 0 6 Late fee .. .. ... 01 Letters--For every joz or under ... 02d Post Cards-each..... Reply Post Cards-each . .. Newspapers-4ozs d each 0 Packets-Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight ebs, dimensions not to exceed in length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2oz or fraction thereof 0 1 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, &c., maximum weight lib; dimension not to exceed 2ft in length, one foot in depth or width rate of postage for every - oz. or fraction thereof *. 0 o oks--For every 4oz or under, up to 5b sl ... Newspapers--For each newspaper O 0O Newspapers, magazines, and publi cations, not published in the Com-.. monwealth, 2oz. *. ... 0 Post cards- each ... Reply post cards-each' . .. .. 0 1 Letter cards-2 for Registration fee ... O 2 Parcel lIb or under .....0 6 Parcel, each extra lb or under .. 3
To Our Constituents [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
To Our Constituents No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. Every letter must be accom panied by the name, and address of the writer, not necessarily for publication but as a guarantee of good faith. All literary communications intended for insertion in the GAZETTE should be addressed to the Editor. Correspondents must in all cases send their names, though not necessarily for publication. Local Business men, before giving orders for their printing to Melbourne and other outside firms, are asked to compare the character and price of the GAZETTE work with same. All things being equal, Local Storekeepers and Others should support the local Printer-for him have ye always with yu, whilst the Melbourne Canvasser isliere to-day and away to-morrow. headers are cordially invited to send for Publication in these columns their Methods, Results, )r Experiments, Practi cal Notes, and Items of News, &o. Write on one side of the paper, briefly, and to the point We would specia...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
RATES OE COMMISSION. Money Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d ;.over £5, but not over £10, is; over £10, but not over £15, 1is 6d; over £15; but not over £20, 2s. " -:.s: syable in New South Wales, Queensland, Sounth Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not oveir £2, Gd; not over £5, is not over £7, is 6a ; not over £10, 2s ; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, Ss; not over £17, 3s 6d; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. IMONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Possess ious or Foreign Countries, 6d for ,eah £1, snd fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES, Postal notes may be obtained at any Pos Office in Victoria. Hours of payment 10 a.m to 5 p.m. The following are the - denomination of the notes, and the poundage, or price oharged for them :---1s, d; is 6d, -d; 2s, Id; 2s 6d ld; 3s, ld 3s 6d, ld; 4s,ld; 4s 6d...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
PACKETS El : Packets maybe sent through the post:- Without a cover (but not fas-tened with any thing adhesive, such as gum, postage stamp, sealing wax, &;c); in a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be slit, the open ing must be of the full extent of the end or side, anid the contents must be easy of with drawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words " packet" may be) "dly.", 'ern" &, as "the case . c.ets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may *cut the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet upagain. Samples of seeds, drugs, &c., which cannot be sent as open 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 com plied with packets are regarded as .in sufficiently paid -letters, and charged according o10 ALL THE...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
'?ort Fairy 1orough -00 " oo- Province West.~rn-Members.-H ons W S. Manifold, E. 8. White, M.L.C's Member-Mr J. Duffus, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy 27th May, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Pon"!ation - 2000. Number of dwellings-445. Valuation £147460 for 1910-11 ; £14,520 for 1911-12= Ratc-2s in pound for 1912-18-. Revenue £3,605 for 1912-13, Number of Assess ments-673. Ratepayers in Rate Book-480. on the Voters' Roll-476. Mayoral allow ance-£30. 'Loans-Acts 1112 and 1552-£5,050 188; Sinking Fund-£194 2s 7d. ,O NO.ILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Port fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 G. Brown, Rosebrook, retires August 1916 A; H. Noar, -Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the mayoral...
Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
Important Ooncerning some parts of the dis trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for he 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 I cause the silence to cease ? If no one else is doing it for your district will YOU try on these lines . Send ac counts of public and social events in your township or neigborhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, concerts, matters touching the industries, etc. Write your name in some corner ; 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 iarest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the paper only. Give infer mation, but let criticism alone.
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
WOoL FREIGHTS Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to Melbourne or Gee long: Rail Port Rail to Mel- Rail to Fairy and bourne Geelong. thence by steamer. Koroit 46 3 39 6 23 3 Woolsthorpe 47 6 41 o 26 6 Hawkesdale 48 o 42 o 27 9 Minhamite 49 o 43 3 30 o Purdeet 49 6 .44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 6 48 3 36 3 Yatchaw 50 a 47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 o Warmrnambool 45 o 37 6 21- 6 Wannon 50 9 48 3 '41 o Gritjurk 51 3 490o 43 o Coleraine 52 0 49 6 44 \9 Branxholme 51 o 45 6 32 o -Grassdale 52 3 49 9 35 o Merino 53 3 50 9 38 0 Hentv 54 o 51 6 39 6 Sandford 549 52 3 41 6 Casterton 55 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 Myamyn 52 6 50 0 28 o Milltown 52 9 50 6 27 3 Heywood 53 9 5" 3 25 o Strathkellar 48 3 46 o 39- o Mountajup 47 6 45 o 41 o
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICJE. MAILS CLOSE.. Melbourne .. .. Geelong .. .. I Cmolac ... .. .... Daily:iat 12.50 p.m Warrnambool . and 10 pm. Koroit T.P.O. J Daily, at 12.50 pi:m 3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton day and Friday ex " cepted) and 10;p~m J Thursday.t Byaduk ... ... Maearthur .. .. Broadwater ,.. .. Daily, at,3.30 p.m. Orford . i. ... ( Koroit .. . Crosaley .. ... K~illarney KRosebroy .' Daily at 3.30 p.m) Port Fairy North .. Portland .. .. Narrawong .. " .. Sundays, Tucsdays Tyrendarra .. ... and Thursdays, at Codrington .. .. 0 p.m. Yambuk .. ... MAILS ARRIVE. Ielbourne . 12.45 a.m. and 3.5 - p.m. daily. T.P.O. ... .. 3.50-p.m.daily. Geelong t Terang ... 'Daily, at 12.45 a,m, Colac ,. and 3.50 p.m. arrnambool'. .112.45 a.m. and 3,50 Warrnambool p.m. daily. SDaily, at 11.45 a.m, Koroit... ... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 a.m. Hamilton Daily 12.15 p.m., a n --Friday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk .. Ma carthur rforde Dail, at 12.15m p Zrossley - Killarney Di Rosebrok e y, at 11.45 a.m Ro...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
Port 'Fairy Telephone Bureau Day service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other holidays open from 9 a.m. till 12 noon and 6 p.m till 8 p.m. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi. mins. tional 3 mins, Allansford 29 Sd 6d Camperdown 68 Is 9d Colae 94- is 4d- Is Cape Nelson 52 Is 9d Crossley 11l 2d 2d Cudgee 32 Sd 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 Sd 6d Garvoe 46, S8 6d Geolong" 143 Is 10d Is 4d Hamilton 91ý Is 4d Is Hexham 72 1Is 4d Is Heywood 60 Is 9d Hawkesdale 28 Sd 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 Is 9d Kirkstall 1S 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk . 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 Is lOd . s 4d Narrawong 34 \8d . 6d Nelson 88 Is 4d Is Panmure 39j Sd 6d Portland 44 Sd 6d Penshurst 71- Is 9d Terang 49J Sd 6d Tyrendarra 27 Sd 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any person within a radius of one mile ?d.
BelfastShire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 9 January 1914
BelfastSlIire Council. Province Western :m embrs -- Hons. W. Manifold, ]dward James VWhi t, Member-- ir 'F. Duff us; M.L.A. Created Sh:ro 8th December, 1863.. A;ea - 201 r.que re miles : Population - 2000. Number of Dwelliigs-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1910-11; £.51,375 for 1911-12. ate - Is 4d in the Pound foz 1912.- 13.I . evenueo 4,806 for 1911-12. Niimbee of Assessments 900. Rateiaycer in Rate Book- 762 Votbrs' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans--A 1 ' *.3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridine. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914 ; Daniel Lane, Killarney, reFires August, 1915. Moyne Riding- r. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires Augunt,, 916 Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retired August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. Yambuk Ridmg-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; *James NT%'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. *These genclemenhave occupied...
COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS, It is reported by the well known Pa, tent Attorneys, Messrs. G. G. Turri & Co., of "The Rialto." Collins Street, Melbourne, that in the ordinary course, Patents of the Commonwealth will be granted in respect of all or most of the following inventions. Complete spe cifications and drawings are publicly available. Milking Machine-hand operated (6313-1273)-The teats are aoted upon by pads controlied by cords. - A. P. Heyman, purchaser from J. Neilson,. Denmark. Cultivator (6316-1275)-A channel iron frame, triangular with devices to receive and hold twines.-A. E. Miles. Victoria. "Wire Strainer and Twister (6380 1277)-A yoke carries a winch barrel, having horns, etc.-J. O'Callaghan, Victoria. Head Gear for Windmill (6559 1278)--This pump mill has toothed rt duotion gear in an oil tight casing with oil distributing devices. - J. Alston, Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (6616 1279)-Wrought metal with the socket Integral.--lR, .J. Fry, Victoria. Exoav...
Bowling W.D.B.A. PENNANT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Bowling W.D.B.A. PENNANT FIXTURES. This is a list of the dates of matches between the four clubs forming the Wes tern district association. January 17-Terang v Port Fairy Saturday, January 24-Port Fairy v Camperdown Saturday, Feb. 7-Terang v Warrnam bool February. 14-Camperdown v Port Fairy. Warrnambool v Terang SMatches to be played on green of club - first mentioned. Saturday, February 2I-Champion rink competition at Warrnambool_ -February 28-Champion.-of' champions, at Warrnambool; 31 up
HEROISM IN HOUSEKEEPING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
HEROISM IN HOUSEKEEPI G. So many talents are wasted, so many enthusiasms turned to smoke, s;. many lives spoiled for want of lttle hpa tience and endurance, for want of un derstanding and hiying to heart the meaning of "the present"--for want of recognising that it is not the greathess or the littleness of the duty nearest hand, bfit the spirit in which one does it, which makes cne's doinig noble or mean! I can't think how people, who have any natural ambition, and any sense of power in them, escape go ing mad in a. world like this, without the recognition of that. 1 know I was very near mad when.I found it out for myself (as one has to find out for oneself everything that has to be any real practical use to one). Shall I tell you how it came into my head? Perhaps it may be of comfort ,to you in similar moments of fatigue and disgust. I had gone with my husband to live on i hlttle estate of ipeat bog, that had descenided to me all the way down from John Knox, the Covenanter, who mar...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO FORT FAIRY, A.M. P.M. Melbourne 6.30 3.50 Geelong .. ... arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.35 5.46 Colgo .. ... arr 10.41 7.50 dep 10.56 8.9 ... arr- 12.0 9.30 C~amperdown.., P.M. dep 12.14 9.58 arr 12.44 10.8 Terang -. ... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warrnambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PoRT FAIRY TO MELBOURNE, A.M. P.M. Port Fairy .. .. dep 5.45 1.30 Warrnambool ... arr 6.56 2.57 . dep 7.11 3.15 Teran . ... arr 8.13 4.25 dep 8.18 4.35 Oamperdown ... err 8.46 5.5 dep 8.58 5.23 Colao ... .. ... arr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. -dep. 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ... 1'23 10.38 i OrIDAY ExOURSION? FA RES. 1st Return 2nd Return Melbourne,. .. 378s10d 25s 2d Geelong ., .. .28s 10d 198 Id Ballarat . .:. 39s 8d 26e 5d Colao ... .... 18s 6d 12s 5d Camperdown ..' 1s" 9d 88 6d Terang ... ... .10s Id 6s 8d Warrnambool ... 48 3d 2e 10d Koroit ' ... 2 S5d le 7d Hamilton. . ... 12A 9d 8s 6d
ABRAHAM LINCOLN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Born in the midst of poverty, such as few of us have any idea of,; Abra ham Lincoln faced life withL an indo mitable courage and fearless integrity that won him a place in the heart of his country second to none. "The Great Heart of the White House' 'he lhas been crowned, aund the title fits him well With his .inexhaustable fund of humor his limitless depths of, sympathy and tenderness, he stands preeminent in the eyes of his country to-day. even cas when, at the nation's head, lie ruled so wisely and so well. He had little or no schooling, but with sturdy .pluck. and determination, he laid the foundation- for his later life studying by the light of the fire after the work of the day was done,, figuring and. writing on an old wooden shovel then whittling its surface clean, when 'there was no more room, and starting over again., His teachers werb the Bible, Acsop'.s Fables, Robinson Cru soe, Pilgrim's Progress, a 'United States History, and the Life of Washington, wi...
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. 1. Shipping Office 21. J. C. McCallum 2. Lighthouse 22 H. Lyfield 3, Powell and Sons 23. R. A. Gibson 4. J. Goldie 24. Postmaster 5. J. Gray and Co. 25. M. Devereux 6. Hospital 26. Saltau and Son 7. Town Hall 27. Mr Powling's 8. H. Swann House 9. Guyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Powling 29. Police Station (Office) 30. Dr Lyons 11. Railway Station 31.'J. C. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Office 13. 32. Mrs Whiting 14. E. Hanley 33. F. Freckleton Gazette 34. N. Corson 15. Dr Orchard 35. J. Gauley 16. Douglas House 36. J. 0. Holden house 17. C. Jago 37. JasBoyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Hote 38. W, J, Tyler 19. Cramond's 39. Father O'Regan 20. H. G. Wilson
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. A little ammonia added to the soap suds used for cleaning paint is very ef fective. Warm soapsuds should be used for cleaning furniture before furniture eream is applied. Corks boiled for five minutes before use in the case of bottled fruits, etc., can be easily pressed in, and then make perfectly airtight stoppers. To remove tar marks, rub' a little butter on the spot and alloye it - to stand until the tar is softelied, when it will wash oout with warm water and soap. To olean a dark costume, sponge uwith cold tea, to which a small lump of ammonia has been added. This also answers admirably for nien's and boys' suits. To remove spots from silk, mix to gether one ounce of essence of lemon and half an ounce of turpentine. Rub with a linen rag over the spots. To remove black grease from a white sweater, rub lard into the grease spot, let stand overnight, and then wash in. hot, soapy water and the sweater will be white again. Gems.-Two Cupfuls of Sour milk; one egg, on...