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Cycling. [Contribued by the Dunlop Tire Company of Australasia] [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
CyCli ng. [Conttribued by the Dunlop Tire Com pany of Australasia] The wonderful strides made in avia tion have braen made manifest to hun. oreds of thousands of Victorians who who recently had the pleasure of wit nessing H. Iawkei's splendid flights on his Sopwit h iBiplane. In this con nection few people realize the important part the Dunlop tyre has played in the advance of .avia:ion throughout the wor'd, and how the resilent pneumatic tyred wheels enable the aeroplane to c me to earth wi h the minimum of concussion. thus obviating the breakage of the delicate mechanismn But after all it is only history repearing itse3f, and it is ri markable what and influence the 'pneunatic tyre has had on the progress of locomotion. First of all in 1888 it made cycling possible; then up on its resi'iency and strength the autormobi'e industry-the (greatest in the world-had its foundation; and now aviation mek's its call on J. U. Dun lop's invention. An intCresting motor er non-stop f?nine.test ...
DRIK DRIK. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
DRIK DRIK. From our Correspondeut.) Last Sunday I was speaking to Con. stable Consadine (who is relieving Con stable McLean at Dartmoor) ho had in his charge?a man supposed to be an es caped lunatic. Very little is known about him here. For several days he was seen at a distance. On Saturday last Constable Considine and several young men were searching for him and found his camp. so very early on Sun day morning they surrounded the camp and took him quietly. lie was in a very ragged and dirty condition. The first thing done was to give him a good wash and provide him with clothes and something to cat. They waited at the post-office until Constable McLean brought a trap and took him away to Dartmoor. On Monday they took him to Heywood. Poor fellow, he seemed very quiet and harmless.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
RIFLE SHOOTINC. A mantch took place on Saturday after noon between Merino and Portland rifle clubs, ten tmen a-side; besteight to count. The weather was very warm, and a rear fish-tail wind put both teams in difficulties at teams. After a close contest the visitors won by six points, Merino scoring 483 and Portland 477. Following are t?e scores: MenIso. 500y o00y T. Enscoe ... 32 33 65 J. Husson ... ... 30 34 64 Capt. Dwyer... ... 32 32 64 B. IHughes ..; . .... 32 31 63 A. Fox ... ... 32 30 62 G. Northcote ... 27 31 58 J. McDonald ... 28 30 58 J. Cameron .. .... 23 260 49 483 PoarTLiso. IR. Adamson... .;; 32' .31 63 E. C. BaldWin'" .,.. 33 29 62 J. Wilson .. ... 28' 32 60 W. Hart ... ,.. 34 26 60 H. T. Baldwin ... 21. 31 59 Capt. Bennett ... 27 31 58 W. A. Wilson ... 28 30 58 S. Couch ... . ... 30 27 57 477 The visitors were entertained and driven to the range by the local club, and tho roughly enjoyed their trip to the seaside.
Portland Shire Council. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
portland Shire Council. TIIHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12.. Present--The President (Cr. Cope) and Ors Devlin, Smith, Malseed, Shaw, Carter,. Rghetti and Philip. PAYMENTS. Deposits-F H Glare £3, Fraser ;Bros £3/10/, Walsh and Sharp £3, A E. Eeauglehole, £1, W. Evans £1, Sbtcbhell and Co. £3, T. M'sbbitt £1, It. Jeffries £1. Day Labor-It Run dell £16/16, D McCallum£6/4. Jas Hoggan £15/8, W. Taylor £12/9, C Donovan jr. £2, S Allen 12/, P Thomas £1/4. Material-Victorian Railways G H Price £9/17/9, Campbel: and Sons £10/16/3, J MoMullen £2/0/6, Moore and Col5/4 Piecework-J Rundell £8 8s, Redfern and Heodge £6, Victorian Kailways 12s. Salarres-Secretary £17 10s, Engineer £25, W 0 Carter £8, W Hedditch £15, D McLellan £12, M Atkinson £30s4d. Printing--EWhite head £5 8s Gd, Atlas Co £1 8:1 10d. Atlas Co L1 8s 10d. Miscellaneous--J H Row 6s 6d, Stamps, &c £3 Os 3d, H Martell L3/1(6, C Parr 10-, Oflice 15s. Contracts - F. H, Glare £1/10, T. Kelly £20, Fraser Bros £25/10. F H Glare £18/10, Walsh...
Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
THEY SAY That Queensland's sugar output for 1913 was worth £5000,000, That. the Ronald-Harper 'ase is b ling revived. That in America divorces average 86 per huidred thousand. That no crayfish pots are allowed to armain in the Moyne river. That Mr. Hitchock, Geelong, has, given 2000. gladioli to the Geelong West municipal gardens.: That up to the 25th inst., applications. will be received .for 29 acres, parish Srae, 4 miles from.the railway station. That the West Australian loan of £2,000,000 has been subscribed four times over. That Lord Derby has offered to sell his estates in England for one million five hundred thousand pounds. That protests are being made in every British community against the deporta tion of Labor leaders of the Rand. That near Swan Hill last week, one hundred aboriginal skeletons were un earthed. That the coroner inquired into the death of Thomas Carroll (late of Port land), railway line repairer, 39 years of age, who was killed at Spencer street on the theth...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
UOT--A Gold Brooch. Finder plL?ae return to'Victoria House. Reward. SOST-Part of Watch Guard, with Medlb and sovereign case attached. J~ewanrd. Apply P. Flynn, London Hotel. W AJNTED- Strong. respectable, deful S Girl. Wages 1s. Mrs. Walker, 'rill Room, Julia street. OS'1' (ioldBangle, engraved "Stellt." L Reward at thi. ottice. (I LET. Furnished Hlouse, for any T tet i. Apply this. o _ice. iANT'ID to Buy, I aere or 2 acres, \Ve2t Portland. F. 1arsall & Cuo., Land Agents. UN lItT ,Monies Available. W\ill Leri 1£300 for three years. F. Mai+lhall & 1,., Land Agents. LOST--Prcel, containing Dress. lIe wartl. Apply this office. FOR SALE, a good useful SHEil l' DO(: . two years old. Apply .1. Laurie, SWattle Hill. you want a liousehold or guct Seplu rator interview W. Helrters, local agent for the Baltic 1'aash Dairy Maclnn srry Co, Portland Race Club 'LAIMS apinst the alove chlub should C 1,h furnl shed forthwith. E. SMITII, Secretil ry. Notice H IIE undurigned, having d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
. 1i. . HEME: . "r .".COACHBUILDER, G etal Blaksmith,Wheelwright & Horseo1hoer PEROY STREET, POLTLAND. " . .. bags to tiirc" hi" numorous patrono for their liberal en? port In thei' ' a I' t n ' lTify tah'n a l p 1 ')lio ? 4 ?11rIally that i't willuhip.eatantaimi ale Er oai 21nas by d. naiformly good work. ý v rA-3 Sa hv-ha Biggleo always on Hand. . ;;,%: (.1i?n'g D-'Dou all kind of Agr&ieultural Inpi lcmt.Ro ,;;d are6ful attontion given to thoe tyroing of whools. - Et:. tit-s gven for all ropairs, if required. O oroh-Shoolnp Strigt1y d ttond.od . P: ge0 if dll i-a.rip piots Rspaire1, L'aintad and renowed. ;Piough Repared fmado Lightest draught. w [IO WELL. OT OT flSED 1.878. , s t'?ee'r'o ta " c D. Beat Souult r ain3 Monumenta S Ca.rver. ýrtlsnd and Esmtlton. JOB P?SNTITN MELBO URNE PRIOES. 0.wi h thoh idle,or foundo being the , Ia ofs?l, aul fia ling that a good a0 of v ,r- (tO otif uir d0 trioo b .uerae,w havoprocured THE BEST MACFtNFi IN THE MAtRllET are now prop...
Market Report. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
Market Report, The Australian, Mercantile, -Land and Finance Company?L~td. repor.. Sheep Skins:--Average supplies were submitted this week. The market for Fine X Pelts and Spring Lambs ruled ~d better, whilst other classes were firm and unchanged. Hides.--Goodcatalogues werebrought forward. - Competition was very keen for all weights, and best kips Iwere oc0 casionally one-eighth of a penny dearer. Tallow.-Supplies brought forward at Wednesday's auctions were large. Buyers were in full lattendance, and the market was firm and unchanged.
S.A. OIL WELLS COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 16 February 1914
,8.A. OIL, WLLS COMP5ANY.-Mr. G. I3.1Meud'll, one of the provisional di rectors of the abovenamed company, will give an address on the objects of the company in the Oddfellows' hall on Thursdayevening next. As the striking of oil in this district would be a con siderable factor in the prosperity of Portland there will doubtless be a large audience. -ALL SAINTs' CAnneD FETE.-The annual garden fete in connection with All Saints' Church will be held in Henty Park on Wednesday and Thurs day next. BArrTIST Cnuncu.-The anniversary services at the Baptist Church yester day attracted large congregations and the discources of the pastor, the Rev. I. Beulter,.wcre greatly appreciated. 1i is now sixty years, the preacher said, since the Baptist community in Portland. first held divine service, and although the number of adherents at times was small the church continued to'grow and a good work had been ac cooiplislrhd. A fedfure of tiis services? was the bright and inspiritirng charac ter of th...
NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
1EkW IiblAC RATES The new postal rates, including the penny postage on letters, came in force on May 1st. The reduced ;rates are as follow: TIROUGBOUIT COMnION WEALTH AND PAPUPA. Letter ld ,pe tI ,z. Lette aids,sing1l, ld".eou Do. reply ,ld easch half. Pte tcards,singl id .each Do. reply, id. each half. Printed papers Old lper 2 oz. Books, plin!tc-, V"ip At.troihi, Od per 8 oz;. n Australia 0.dd.per 8 tz. Mlarztn eas--Printd in :Australia, Old. per 8 oz.; printed outside Australia, Old. per 4 oz. : "Hansard," Oid. ipr 12 c. Commercial papers :patterns, samples and mercl.tdidlee? id.'pr 2 rz. OVERSEA DOMINIM NS' Letters fromnthe Ctunmonweealth.to the United Kitigdcni," ove;rsea de miniont, British colonies~ and prt!,cctOraftes except the New Hlebrides, Id. per I (z. NEW ZEALAND AND TIE ISLAIDS. The r:cas to. New Zealand, Figi aslid British Sohlmot. Islands are: Let ld oz. Po . ards ngle ld. D rep 1d. ea Le or ingl , d. Do reply ,ld .ech hal lagozicsca ld. 8 ,z , additional 4 o Od. Bo...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
° PORTLAND TELEPBONE BUREAU. Tho ollotsing is a list of telephonenatati and chargeo:- Name Fi. 3mine. Additional ofjTown Conversation, ramins. *Branxholme 8d Sd Byaduk 1s 9d Cape Nelson 24 2d Cavendish 1s 94 *Casterton via Branxholmn 1s 9B1 Casterton via Hamilton Is 4d la Coleraine Is 4d Is Condah Gd 5d Crossle- Id 9d Denningtoa 1.J 9d Digby, via lraunxholmo la 9d Dunkeld la 9d Olenthompson is 4 las Ilawkesdele, l . Id Hamilton 1s 9. d I'Eleywood 2d 2d Kentbruck 8d 5d Kirkotall Ia 9d Koroit Is 9d Lake liola ls 10d 1 2d lMacarthur Is 4.1 ls Mlurino, vii Branxholnrre la - 9d Metino, via Hamilton la 4d i - Mount Cambier Is 9.d Moyne Falls Is 9Od ilyaol) n 6d 51 Narrawong -2 2d Nelson 8d ':6"d Penalurst ,las 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonna Is 4d Is Hipponhurst ls Od 'I'yrendnlarra 3 d. 3d Yamrbuk t6d- d *Wallaced.al Sd Sd Warrnambool Is 9 Wickltlit is 10d is 2d W\oolhthorpo Is 9d Foo for messenger call, any person dind wiahin one mile-3d. *Note.--Branxholme closes from p.m. to, t p.m d...
The Little Amber Bottle. A FAMILIAR OBJECT IN THOUSANDS OF HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
The Little Amber Bottle. - A FAMILIAR OBJECT IN THOUSANDS OF HOMES. The Amber Bottle in which Dr. MIorse's Indian Root Pills are packed is probably better known as a familiar object abhot the homo than any other bottle of a like kind. It is not there as an ornament, but for practical. overy-day use. In the best regulated families the little ills of life will creop in. Some mnembepr sOHSE,' of the family circle DIRECTIONs may occasionally 1"""I sulffer from 1Bilious ness or Indigestion, and one or the INIAN ROOT other will from time time exhibit the PILLS well-knboi. symnp toms of Constipa tioil. From these little troubles more serious complaints arise, and should, therefore, not he neglected. The slight heladache, bad breath, and discolored tongue, are the index to a disordered stomach, and theo necessity of keeping a safe, sure, and reliable remedy in the house is apparent. By following such a course the more expensive method of calling in a doctor will be quite unnecessary. Be you...
Portland Shire Council. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
Portland Shire Council. TIIRnsDAY, FEBRUARY 12. Prssent-The President (Cr. Cope) and 'Ure Devlin, Smith, Malseed, Shaw, Carter, Righbetti and Philip. CORRESPt.NDENCE, The Secretary's outward correspon deace was read and approved and in ward dealt with as under: From A. Cameron, Dartmoor, ask ing the Council to erect a culvert lead ing from the Dartmoor Inn across the main street. to vake away the surface water.-Enginser to report, on the motion of Crs. Malseed and'Philip. From Lands department, asking if there was any objection to issue of grazing license in the parish of Tarragal now applied for by T. W. Wilson. From depirtment of Public Works, that tenders for contracts No 60 and .2 Cashmore Heath roads, were con sidered satisfactory--Received. From the Treasury, account for £1000, portion of endowment-At tended to: From W. Barton, Tahara Progress Association. asking the Council to ar range for a Public meeting to appoint a board to take over the Tahara Com mon for recreation pu-p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
. "Australians Yet," By GRANT HER VEY, Verscs ef Vim for Full-Sized Men and real Australian Women. "'Grnljt Per, ry, the lenw r land rr.ort ih(.lr ac elefii' of Ausrraliaii ioets. An aident Jlepub icin, a?io, , 'rl.ng of W'or ' i fiull of valiant hope. lr.?tinctively Auititralian. Voicec lhe apirations of a rttIluosi1 De1ino. *crt in a way 'ha, wouldl .hal del lhed lihe iheawtof fhil Wu\t Vlhitinan.--I.oil ni 'Bolok Monthly.' "Glunt Ilervey, one of the orguanisar. tandi ,direcetii of Auist'alia's vigbrous I'rl.gresiive paur)-called ti o Young Auittlali% Mdve. nrent '-'Areu itan Rev.eu" of lRviews,'New york, Juan , 1113. Muy the Bala s of ~iTAuatxfalia Autographed witih Notiotal Platform of The Yooug Australia Party. antl Drift of a propoted Newv Cooetitution' for the Arsttra lien Commontotweoath, post face, price 4/0. N I.;- 'lli, Consthtu· ion onotijon loop ant gilOno for a proptsctl Noew tate, with Port.. hand for itp noapost. for Ortlcrtoa frtom 3hoYounu Asrtr~io Book Storo, Box ...
ORCHARD PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
ORCHARD PESTS: ~tr. W. H. Davey gives the fo:low: log advice fur tres.inent of orchard esits:-For fungus dioeas s, spray trees with Bi deauxc mlixture, using the 164 40 firu,ule, that is GOlbe blu sonne, 4 h3 besa" 'i.e and 40gls water. Fr chewing insects such as cod iln moIth caterpillaes, uue arsenate of lead lib tiI 25gls watl-r. For wol',y aphis and sca;e inaects use an oil spray at. tmh lime trees ar. dlrnlm at at str eng' of lial rod oil to 1i.. ts.f watir. If u-sing ,on dormit pe:ch trees, it is LestL n use. at Btrenita "Igdt oil to ., als water. A.s a tobac?oi spray for aphides duringii the sumin;er, he dlvised the use of the f£llowingt f,rnmui!a--l.1 5, viz; lib tuo btacc, lib soft siep to every 5,a's water. Dissolve soip, by hIiling, but' mever boil tobacco Thisthis.ii i in ibag and a'!ow it to sork +i i.icsk of -water days or wte e'cs iefore iu-ing, so as to obtain all its s' reugth.- A goodh sin. ter spray,.hle. mentionridl wias the. lime salphur wnash-Sulphur 10 bi, lim...
CORRESPONDENCE It is to be distinctly understood that we in no way identify ourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. AN APPEAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
GORREU SPO NDEICE It is to be distinctly understood that ,we 'i uo wayt identiJyourselvesoIs theopinion expressed by our correspondents. AN. APPEAL. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Kindly permit me, through your valued columns, to make an ap peal to the charitablydisposed in behalf of Mr. Enoch Tonkin, who suffered a heavy loss on Saturday last by the de struction by fire of his house and all it contained, besides outbuildings apd fencing. Mr. Tonkin, I am sorry to say, is quite unable to meet a loss of this kind, and a little help now would be very opportune. Would you, there. fore, kindly receive donations in his behalf. Enclosed is 10/. Hoping that a liberal response will be made, I am, yorri truly, A 1 RIEND. [We will gladly receive and acknow Sledge suhscriptions.-En.]
PORTLAND SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
PORTLAND SHOW. Following are the awards in the Farm and Dairy classes:- Five Acres of Hay-J L Muir 1, Cook Bros 2. Oats, Algerian--Thomas Redfern 1, Thomas Redfern 2. Barley-E and A Taylor equal first. Mango!ds, Yellow Globe-TI Smith 1, Harold Smith 2. Mangolds, Long Red--Harold Smith 1, T I Smith 2.. Kohl Rabi-W G Redfern 1, W Dalgleish 2. Maize-T I Smith 1, Harold Smith 2. Bag Chaff- A J Woods I, Dudley Woods 2. Sheaf Hay-J T Pedrazzi 1, Dudley Woods Z. Fodder Plants-T I, bmithl 1, A E Jones 2, Harold Smith 3. Collection Clover-T I Smith 1, T I Smith 2. Collection Mangolds-T I Smith J, Harold Smith 2. Butter-Miss S Johnston 1. Dozan Hen Eggs--Mrs. J R Woods 1, H Baldwin 2. Ham- J L Wyatt 1, W Dalgleish 2. Bacon-W Dalgleish 1.
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 February 1914
Local Land Board. Tn: following cases were dealt with at the local Court house on Wednes day morning, February 11, by Mr. E Burgess, Land Offlicer:-Parish of Tar ragal, allot. 5 sec. 14, 191 acres, John Morton. - Recommended. Town of J)artmoor, allots 9 and 10 see 8, 1 acre. L. A. Righetti-Iecommended. To show cause against Furfeiture. Parish of Portland, allot 20, see 13, 48 acres, Timothy Bush.-Noaction Allots 21 and 21A, see 13, 49 acres, W. G. Bush. -Cancellation recommended. Parish of Narrawong, allots 1 and IA, sec XT, 239 acres, Waiter Saunders.-Cancella tion recommended. Parish of Myamyn, allot 2u, sec 18, 174 acres, Rose A. Price.-Postponed.