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DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. Stationers and Fancy Goods. Misses Walker and Lugg, Sackv ille.st. Auctsoneers, drc. J. B. Holden uad Co. M. Devereux O'Brien Bros. March and Taylor J. Crawford, Wagga Wagga Drapers and Clothiers Gray and Co, Bank street W. J. T'yler, Cox-street E. C. Robinson. Sackville-street. Grocers and General Merchant : Cutting and Boyd, Sackville-street W, J. Tyler Gray and Co. Bank street Powell and Sons, Sackville street Tailors : T. H. Storey, Sackville-street. W. George, Sackville Street Insturan~ce Agents : Gazette Office, Sackville-street J, B. Holden and Co. Undertaker : Winm. Rundeil, William-street Guyett and Sons, Sackville-street
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS, Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing station, including address and signature not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id. Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id. Interstate, i.e., from any one state to any other state, including address and signature not exceeding sixteen words), is. Each additional word, Id. On telegrams rom and to Tasmania the charges to be those mentioned above with cable charges added which at the present time is jd per word. Double the foregoing rates to be charged for transmission of telegrams on Sunday Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and fo. urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclusive of port age obarges.
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over £10, ls; over £10, but not over £15, is 6d; over £15, but not over £20, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wales, Qu ...and, South Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not over £2, 6d; not over £5, Is not over £7, is 6d ; not over £10, 2s; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, sd ; 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. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Posses; ious or Foreign Countries, 6d for each £1, and fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES. Postal notes may be obtained at any Pos Office in Victoria. Hours of payment 10 am, to 5 p.m. The following are the denomination of the notes, and the poundage, or price charged for-them :-ls, id ; is 6d, id ; 2s, Id ; 2s id ld; 3s, id 3s 6d, Id; 4s, Id ; 4s d, Id 5...
The Worst Cook. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
The Worst Cook. Not only are Englishwomen .the worst cooks; they are the most ex travagant qooks. They actually be lieve that there must be a certain am ount of waste in cookery. The dust binls of London are mute witnesses to the wicked and shameless Waste that goes on in our kitchens. Sometimes as I pass along the street and look at them in the early morning I wonder that an angry God does not visit us with pestilence as a punishment for exhibitions of mouldy bread, sour po tatoes, ends of meat and fish in these recptacles. Two persons - one or them doing the cooking in a tasteful, economic manner, can have the dain tiest, most delicious and .nourishing food in great variety on 10/ 'a week in London, even with the present high prices. It takes thought, it takes care, it, takes common sense, and it takes time. These are things the average Englishwoman refuses to give to .her preparation of food, and therefore a woman of many, gifts and graces in other directions, she is the worst co...
POULTRY HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
POULTRY HINTS. Gathel eggs- daily. Never breed from'wry-tail birds. Eggs should be stored in a cool room. Bury the grain in the scratohing shed. Old- hens are only drones on the farm. - Cleanliness is essential in the poul try-house. If the male bird is sickly neve'" breed from him. Hlens are not profitable after the'* second laying season. Green feed should be fed every day in ungrassed runs. The Wyandotte is a great forager and an economical breed. Plymouth Rocks and Orpingtons are classed as first-rate utility birds. Separate the male bird from the flock till eggs are required for hatching. Crush the eggshells up. Never throw them out whole in the poultry yard. Liine, or better .'still, old . mortar, should always be placed in the stud breeding pens. You can't keep chicks in health -with out grit. You can't get eggs -from food that produces fat. You can't make a hen sit until slhe wants to. You can't keep hens in good condi tion without green food of some kind. You can't make a p...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus. ") One of the itost welcome of the in timations made by the State Premier at: l..sendon the other night was that soce proper invesrigatioll is to be ilande as to the manner in which the operations of the Closer Settlement systenu are being contucted. Every body interested in the working of the land must realise the need for this. There are many serious phases which must, be g r.)pl)ed with, and that with out delay, There is the failure of a large number of settlers on many of these irrigated settlemcnits to keep up their payments to the State-tihe payments of the usual purchase instaluhents, and interest upon outstanding nistahlmens, interest upon arrears, and interest upon loans advanced on farms by the board. It has been shown that the total arrears due by settlers to the State on account of the purchase of their land exceeds £150,000. This money covers only payments over due, and interest," but does not, of course, include the payments of pur chas...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
New Railway Fareso mingle Return 1st 2nd slet 2d Port Faily to- Melbourne... 28s Od 18s Sd 46s 10d 318 2d Geelong ... 21s 4d 14s 2d 35s 6d 23s Ballarat ., 29s 4d 19s 8d 49s Od 328 Sd Colao a. 13s 8d 9s 2d 22s lOd 15s 23 Camperdown 9s 6d 6s 4d 15s 10d 10s Lerang ... 7s 4d 4s 10d 12s 2d Ss 23 Warrnambool 3F 2d 2s 2d 5s 2d 3S6 Koroit s'.. l s18 2d 2s 10d s 10 Moyne ... d 6d is Ed Hamilton ... 9s od 6a 4d 15s 10d 10s Rosebrook... 4d 2d 4s Kirkstall ... Is 2d. 10d 2s Od 1 d Crosslev ... Is 4d 10d 2s 2d is
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Port 'Fairy TeleDphone 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. mine. tional 3 mrins, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 is 9d Colac 94 is 4d Is Cape Nelson 52 Is 9d Crossley i11 2d 1d Cndgee., 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 8d ' 6d Garvoc 464 86 6d Geelong 143 Is 10d is 4d Hamitton 91i is 4d is Hexham 72 le 4d Is Heywood 60 ls 9d Hawkesdale 28 . 8d 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 is 9d Kirkstall 18 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 is 10d is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 is 4d is Panmure 394 Sd ad Portland 44 Sd 6d Penshurst 714 Is 9d Terang 494 Sd dd Tyrendarra 27 Sd 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any persol within a radius of one mile Od
BelfastShire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
BelfastSh re Council. .'rovinoe Western : Members - Hona. Wi Manifold, Edward James White, Member--Mr J F. Duffus, M.L.A. Created Shire 8th December, 1863. Area - 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1914-11; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - 1s 4d in the Pound `or 1912 - 13. Revenue ,£4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratel ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans--Ao 1 £3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Riding,. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914 ; Daniel Lane, Killarney, retires August, 1915. Moyne Riding- r. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916 ; Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; 'James 11'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk retires August, 1915. * These gentlemenhave occupied th...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 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 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, 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 case may be) " only." aceaGs may be tied with string, but officers of the department may out the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. 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 a...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION Letters-Half ounce or under .. 1 For every ounce * 0 Urgent Letters-For eaoh Letter in addition tojordinary postage .. 0 6 Late fee ... 0 1 Letters-For every joz or under ... 0 2d Post Cards-eaoh .., ... 0 11 Reply Post Cards-each .. .. Newspapers-4ozs id eaoh 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, &o., maximum weight llb; 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 0 0O Newspapers, magazines, and publi cations, not published in the Com monwealth, 2oz . .. .... ... 0 Post cards-each ... ... 0 1 Reply post cards-each ... ... 0 Letter cards-2 for ... .. . 0 2 Registration fee .. .. ... 0 3 Parcel llb or under ... . ... 0 6 Parcel, each...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Races to Come. --o- Saturday, January 17-Warrnambool Orford-Saturday, JaniUary 24 Saturday, January 31-Panmure Saturday, February 7-Hawkesdale Thursday, February 12-Portland Saturday, February 21-Orford Picnic Race Club. Saturday, March 7-Cobden Saturday, March 14- Garvoc Tuesday, March 17-Koroit Saturday, March 21 Hexham Tuesday, March 24-Caramut Easter Monday (April 13)-Penshurst Saturday, April 25-Port Fairy May 5, 6, 7-Warrnambool May 13, 14-Coleraine Saturday, May 16-Kirkstall May 20, 21-Casterton
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. 1 Subscribers who do not give express notice to the contrary are considered as wish ing to CONTINUE their subscription 2. If subscribers order the discontinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to send them until ARuabEs are paid 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are RESPONSIBLE until they have settled their bills, and ordered, the periodicals to be discontinued 4. If subscribers remove to other places without informing the publishers, and the, papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible 5. The courts have decided that " refusing to take periodicals from the office or removing or leaving them uncalled for is prima facia evidence of intentional FPAUD 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give NOTICE to the publisher, at the end of the. time, that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publish...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Port Fairy soroughl S -00 Province Western-Members.-Hone W S. Manifold, E. S. 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. Ponnlation - 2000, Number of dwellings-445. Valuation £14,460 for 1910-11; £14,520 for 1911-12. Rate-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 18s; Sinking Fund-£194 2s 7d. LJOUNOILLORS. 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 rmayoral chair...
Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
Important Concerning some parts of the die 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 cause the silence to cease 7 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 barest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the paper only. Give infor mation, but let criticism alone.
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 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 Fairyand bourne Geelong. thence by steamer. Koroit 46 3 39 6 23 3 Woolsthorpe 47 6 41 o 26 6 Hawkesdale 48 0 42 o 27 9 Minhamite 49 o 43 3 30 0 Purdeet 49 6 44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 6 48 3 36 3 Yatchaw 50 0 47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0' 46 9 37 o 'Warrnambool 45 o 37 6 21 6 Wannon 50 9 48 3 41 o Gritjurk 51 3 49 o 43 o ,Coleraine 52 o 49 6 44 9 Branxholme 5I o 45 6 32 o Grassdale 52 3 49 9. 35.0 Merino . 53 3 50o 9 38 0 Henty 54 o 51 6 39 6 Sandford 54 9 52 3 41 6 Casterton 55 0 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 Myamyn 52 6 50 o 28 o Milltown 52 9 50 6 27 3 Heywood 53 9 51 3 25 o Strathkellar 48 .3 46 0 39 o Mountajup 47 6 45 0. 41 0
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 13 January 1914
PORT FAIRY POST.OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE, Melbourne .. Geelong .. .. I Colac ... . . ? Daily' at 12.50 p.m Warrnambool and 10 p.m. Koroit . T.P.O. Daily, at 12.50 p.m 3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton - day and Friday ex . cepted) and 10;p.m J Thursday,. Byaduk ... ... Macarthur .. Broadwater ,. . Daily, at,3.30 p.m. Orford . ... Koroit .. .. Crossley ... Killarney ... Daily at 3.30 p.m) Rosebrool ... Port Fairy North .... Portland .. .. Narrawong .- _ Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra .- and Thursdays, at Codrington .. 10p.m. Yambuk . ... MAILS ARRIVE. Melbourne lj 12.45 a.m. and 3.5 elbourne - 1 p.m. daily. T.P.O. .. ... 3.50 p.m.daily. Geelong - , 'Daily, at 12.45 am. Terang .. and 3.50 p.m. Colao .. ... arrnambool .112.45 a.m. and 3.50 WarrnambooP " J p.m. daily. ) Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit..- ... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 a.m. Hamilton -. }Daily 12.15 p.m., Friday and Satur. day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk . . Macarthur ".. Daily, at 12,15m p. Broadwater . .., 3rford _ - 3rossley ... aosebrook Daily, at ...
LUCERNE AS A SOIL RESTORER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
LUCERNE AS A SOIL RESTORER. Mr. S. P. Keys, writing in "Hoard's Dairyman,'! says:-LWhen we come to the question of the upkeep of the fer tility of our farms, we find that we face quite a serious problem. From what source. are we to restore the hunius, or vegdtabie matter, that is being rapidly exhausted by continu oua cropping? Manures and commercial fertilisers, while valuable, are not always obtain able. Farmers waste the barnyard manure, and feel that they canniot af ford to buy commercial fertilisers. To fill the bill there, must be something within easy access of every farm. The answer to this is-green manures. The king of legumes used in green manuring is lucerne. Not only does it answer every requirement of a green manure, but is is also one of the most valuable of the standard crops. You may be cropping a given piece of land to lucerie, obtaining each year from five to seven cuttings, and at the same time you have at hand the means of restoring the fertility of the soil upon...
NEWLY-ENGAGED GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
NEWLY-ENGAGED GIRLS. Why is it that a newly-engaged girl is a thorn in the flesh to all her dis engaged sister women? To begin with-observes a lady correspondent (who is not newly-en gaged)-she is odiously sorry for you because you don't happen to be a betrothed person also. You may have heaps of chances, may know that you are really and truly quite nice, but the most ordinary girl who ever seiz ed upon her first proposal will patron ise you until you feel almost ready to accept anyone. When she isn't irritating you, the newly-engaged girl is rather funny over the ring more especially. This sacred object for a few weeks appar ently occupies the place of sun, moon, stars and all light. If it can be said to flash, it does on every conceivable occasidn. And then, in other ways, she is so hopelssly selfish. But perhaps the personal vanity of the-- ~er:gaged girl enrages her femin ioe acquaintances more than any of her numerous failings. To have to stand by and behold an insignificant, p...
Anonymous. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Anonymous. S A well-known author, on leaving his house one morning, forgot a let ter that he had intended to post. Dur ing the afternoon-something recalled .It to his n.ind, and as it was of con siderable importance he immediately hiurried home. The letter was no Swhere to be found, and he summoned the maid. "Have you seen a letter lying about?" ..Yes, sir." '"Where is it?" S"Posted, sir." : . "Posted! Why, there wasn't .any name or address on the envelope!" "I know there wa.sn't, sir; but .I thought it must ue in answer to one of them anonymous letters you've been getting lately!"