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COMMENTS WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
COMMENTS WISE AND OTHERWISE. There are certain people in the world whom the more you think of the less you think of them. Surely it isn't extraordinary to get pearls out of a matchbox. Lots of girls have got diamonds out of mugs before now. According to a Paris paper, "Seventy per cent. of the French people live in one room." But it must be a jolly big room. SA Russian dwarf of 4ft. has, we learn, fallen in love with a St. Peters burg lady of 6ft. 2in. That's not fall ing in love--that's climbing up to it. "It is rare indeed," says a contem porary, "that a householder can get a shock from his electrical installa tion." He generally gets that when the bill comes along.
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Exchanpge LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. i. 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 Gasette 34. N. Corson 15. Dr Orchard 35. J. Gauley 16. Douglas House 36. J. C. Holdenhouse 17. C. Jago 37. Jas Boyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Hote 38. W. J. Tyler 19. Crarnond's - 39. Father O'Regan 20. H. G. Wilson
IF WE KNEW. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
IF WE KNEW. Could we but draw back the curtains That surround each other's lives, See their naked heart and spirit, Know what spur the action gives; Often we should find it ;better, Purer than we judge we should We should love each other better, If we only understood. Could we judge all deeds by motives,. See the good and bad within, Often we should love the sinner, All the while we loathe the sin. Could we know the powers working To overthrow integrity, We should judge each other's errors With more patient charity. If we knew the care and trials, Knew the effort all in vain, And the bitter disappointment, Understood the loss and gain; Would the grim external roughness Seerh, I wonder, just the same? Would we help where now we hindert. Would we pity where we blamet Ah! we judge each other harshly, Knowing not life's hidden force; Knowing not the fount of action Is less .turbid at its source. Seeing not amid the evil All the golden grains of good; Oh! we'd love each other 'better, If...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
PK NIX ? ASSURANCE CO. SLTD. ES TD. 1782, FIRE. AQOIDENT. :'; ! EMPLOYERS; LIABILITY. LOS. ,,ES PAID EXCEED £85,ooooo,. - Losses by BUSH FIRE8 and by LIOHTHIN - are mado good by thlis Oempany, AGENTS WANTED, VIOTORIAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., FIi CE- ' 1~ : 0MELBOURNE. i DALCITY A CO, LTD.. AIENTS. krentlce-st., East St. Kilda. eptelnuor 4, 1913. Mr. Brin,-1, a mother of eleven cnil .lt'a, WCrILt LO ilelp iA puss81De .ard-wora Jub irutauLic u wOu na.e yulUln -?u.liren aL iLVultLi S?U.,UI. IA Lfhi.k YO. suuld math ±uwvjl your .~eedic fozuaue br je U ed eau. lih eiecl is mira?cuious. U iy girls ale?l?a Lt tvurisUr cUnvet ellin lool, a( tneir -ad ueOs flvet Doi± iIOUwn as an eaamifplt (prt ouu, reland a rL 0or idic -flnate. In JUMLIee Lo ulluniere W1uu, uUrturLluately, AirVI Lo 0u UL0 Woursl1g 1L SIould DC fture 56on6eray. "10yoi. I gIVe you With e iiewLV, firo m h eal myrriiedlu Lu igaiix taY Use you .wsl or Lis steLer.-YoUre, etc.; QLrs.) ALI&s O'ALLAGHdAN. aede rponiade for Lt...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
The Young 4uard. In connection with the universal mili tary training in the Port Fairy centre, the officer has issued the following list of parades for the present year: .Cadets 14 years, 1st and 3rd Fridays in each month Cadets 15 years, 1st and 3rd Mondays in each month. -? Cadets 16 years, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 1st and 3rd Wednes day in each month. Voluntary'Night Drills. Cadets 14 years, 2nd and 4th Fridays in each month. Cadets 15 years, 2nd and 4th Mondays in each month Cadets 16 years, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 2nd and 4th Wednes days in each month.
Presence of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Presence of Mind. In front of his Chelsea (Eng.) house Sir Thomas More had a garden and gatehouse, and, as there was a pleas ant view from the summit of the gate house, he used frequently to sit there, accompanied only by his dog. Here it was that he was found one a·fter noon by a wandering maniac, who crept upstairs and saw the feeble old man dozing. "Leap, Tom, leap!" he cried, and at the same time tried to throw him over the battlements. More had not physical strength enough to resist, but he had the wit to say: "Let us first throw this little dog over." The man immediately threw down the dog. "Pretty sport," said the Lord Chan cellor. "Now, go down and bring him up again.'" While the madman went down for the dog, More made fast the door be hind him, and so managed to hold the fort until deliverance came.
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Races to Come. --0- Saturday, January 17-Warrnambool Orford-Saturday, January 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-Por't Fairy May 5, 6, 7--Warrnambool . . ;May 13, 14-Coleraine iSaturday, May 16-Kirkstall May 20, 21-Casterton
Knew Him Well. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Knew Him Well. It was a contested will case, and one of the witnesses, in the course of giving evidence, described the tes tator minutely. "Now, sir," said counsel for the de fence, "I suppose we may take it, from the flattering description you have given of the testator, his good points, and his personal appearance generally, that you were intimately acquainted with him?" "Him!" exclaimed the witness. "He was no acquaintance of mine!" "Indeed! Well, then, you must have observed him very carefully whenever you saw him?" pursued counsel. "I never saw him in my life," was the reply. "Now, now, don't trifle with the Court, please! How, I ask you, could you, in the name of goodness, de scribe him so minutely if you never saw him or never knew him?" "Well," replied the witness, and the smile which overspread his features extended to the faces of those in. court, "you see, I married his widow."
Church Services—Sunday Next [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Caurch Services-Sunday Next Roman Catholic - Mass celebrated every Sunday at Port Fairy at 8.30 and 11; Yambuk and Orford alternately at 9.30 and 11.30. -Rev. Jas. O'Regan. Methodist Church - Port Fairy 11, Rev Barningham ; 7, Mr Jones; Rose brook 7.30, Mr Hunt ; St Helens 3, i Codrington 11, Mr Jones. Presbyterian Church - Port Fairy 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Orford 3 p.m. Preacher-Rev A. Heathcote Fletcher. Salvation Army-Port Fairy 11, 3, and 7, Gospel Hall. Wednesday, Cottage Meeting.
County Courts [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
.. Connty. Courts Colac, Thursday, February 5 Camperdown, Tuesday, February 17 . Port Fairy, Thursday, February 19 Warrnambool, Thursday, March 5 Portland, Tuesday, March 17 Hamilton, Wednesday,-March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19
Inspector of Charities' Report. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
. Inspector of Charities' Report. At the committee meeting of the local hospital on Tuesday afternoon, a copy of the annual report of the inspectbr of charities was placed on the table. The president said the report was sent to all institutions in order that the officers might make a comparison of the expendi ture at the various institutions under the various heads. He had g6ne through the report, and selected three other hos pitals similar to their own for the purpose of making a comparison of the expendi ture. The first thing to notice was the great difference in the strength of the staffs in the institutions he had selected for comparison. In the Daylesford in stitution the staff consisted of 14, costing L499; occupied beds 17.7. Maldon, L349; beds 13.3; staff 9. Port Fairy, staff 9 ;cost L316 ; beds 19.3 ; Stawell, staff 15; cost L701; beds 18. Out of these amounts the medical officers receive-Daylesford 1.125, Maldon L86, Port Fairy L100, Stawell L1270. Admitiis tration-Secreta...
General Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
General Sessions Colac, Thursday, February 5 • Camperdown, Tuesday, February 17 Port Fairy, Thursday, -February 19 warrnambool, Thursday, March 5 Portland,-Tuesday, March 17 " Hamilton, Wednesday, March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19 -o
Port Fairy Hospital and Benevolent Asylum. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Port Fairy Hospital and Benevolent Asylum. TH' monthly meeting of the commit tee of the above was held on Tuesday afternoon last, at the borough committee room. Present: Messrs McBeth (presi dent) in the chair, Tyler, Evans, Revs. Barningham and Jessop. CORRESPONDENCE. Was read from Joseph Goble, New Zealand (per J. B. Holden and Co.), forwarding 21s; Chinese residents of Warrnambool, send ing a donation of I4 5s ;.estate late Sir W. A. Zeal (per Mr Jas. Boyd, solicitor), SL2 10s ; estate of the late Alfred Felton, SL5.-To be thanked. Koroit Friendly Societies' Committee, forwarding 132 5s tone third of the pro 1 ceeds of the recent charity carnival) and .1 5s for delivering posters. Appointments of life governors would be made at the e annual meeting in January. - The president said he had written and speci ally thanked the committee for their splendid effort, and asked them to nomi nate persons for appointment as life d members, which were distinct:from life governors. The Koroit ...
Port Fairy Court of Petty Sessions. Tuesday, January 14. Before Messrs Baulch and Noar, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Port Fairy Court of Petty Sessions. Tuesday, January, 14. Before Messrb Baulch -and Noar,J's,P. T. A. Perry v. a debtor; claim of 7s. Settled. Same v. John Hope; Order for 6s and 4s 6d costs. Same v. A. Parfrey; claim of 25s for pair of shoes. Defendant denied liabil ity. Complainant swore that he supplied the shoes on May 16, 1913, and had ap plied for payment 3 or 4 times. Defen dant never made any complaint. Defen dant swore that he could not wear the shoes, and told complainant about them. The shoes started to crack, and he soaked them in vaseline. He returned the shoes about a month ago. The bench said as delivery had been accepted, there would be an order for the amount claimed with 15s 6d costs. Mr Boyd appeared for the plaintiff in the above cases. Daniel and Alexander Watson were granted carriers' licenses, Senior-Con Arnel stating that there were no objec tions.
Courts of Petty Sessions, [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
C?earts of Petty Siessions, The Pelice Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermentioned places on the dates specified : PoRT FAIRY, Tuesdays, 10 a.m, Tuesday, February 10 Tuesdry, March 10 Tuesday, April 7 Tuesday, May 5 STuesday, June 2 WARRNAMBOOL, Mondays, 10 a.m. Monday, January 19 Monday, February 9 Monday, February 23 Monday, March 9 Monday March 23 PENSHURsT, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Thursday, February 12 Thursday. March 12 PORTLAND, Saturday, 10 a.m. Saturday, February 14 Saturday, March 14 - MACARTHUR, Tuesdays, 11 a.m;. Tuesday, Icebruary 7 Tuesday, March17 -S KoRoIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. Friday, January 16 Friday, February 20 Friday, March 20
Sporting. PORTLAND RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
Sporting. PORTLAND RACES. The annual meeting of the Portland Racing club 'is to be held on Thursday, February 12. Six events are advertised, the chief in value being the Portland handicap and Pioneer hurdle race of 25 sovs. each. Entries close at 10 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, with the secre tary, Mr E. Smith, and weights will ap pear on February 4. The booths will be offered for sale on January 19. and a special train will be run from Hamilton on the day of the races. WARRNAMBOOL RACES. On Saturday morning next, at 5 minutes past 11 o'clock, a special train will leave Port Fairy station for Warrnambool in connection with the local race meeting. On the return journey, the train will leave Warrnambool at 6.30 p.m. The club's January meeting has always proved an enjoyable and successful one, and as the large entry for the different events on Saturday includes horses of quality, the outing should attract a greater attend ance than any previous meeting. It is expected that a profit of...
Price of Petrol Reduced. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
-r----. --,T....O II IJ -?-J-" "'--- Price of Petrol Reduced. ILast year saw many increaes in the price of petrol throughout the world. Word-is.now to hand from New York that the Standard Oil Co. has announced a reduction to garages, who in turn are passing a slight reduction on to motorists. Probably the turning point has now been reached, and maybe 1914 will see a drop in the price of motor Sfuel.
ST HELENS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
ST HELENS. (From Our Correspondent). On the eve of his departure from St Helens to Irrewillipe State school, Mr Lawson, late teacher of the local school, and his wife were entertained at the school by the parents of the children. There was a very large gathering, and a pleasant evening was spent by all, who, however, felt regret at the de parture of the guests. Mr James Dyson was appointed chairman, and he spoke in the highest terms of both Mr and Mrs Lawson. The former proved that he was an ex cellent teacher, and Mrs Lawson identified herself with every social function connected with the school and the district. They would be very-much missed by the children and the parents, but all wished Mr and Mrs Lawson every happiness and success in the future. Mr J. Pettingill endorsed what the chair man had said. Mr S. Pettingill, in presenting the guests with a tra velling rug and dressing case, spoke of the high esteem in which they were held in the district. Mr Law son, replying, thanked...