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SCALY LEGS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
SCALY LEGS. Scaly legs are contagious (as are most diseases of poultry), and can be cured by washing with carbolic soap and hot water, painting _legs with kerosene-or wood preserving oil oc- casionally. This unsightly enlairge mnent of the leg is caused by a para site (sarcoptes mutans), and is close ly associated with uncleanliness and over-crowded runs.
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER III.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, Author of "The Money-Lender," "12a Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IIi:--Continued. Queenie drew back a pace as Mi chael Thorne stepped into the gas-lit passage 'without invitation. He was much better dressed than when he quitted the house four months ,back. He was looking several years older. Perhaps it was the stress and strain of getting the better of his fellow-gamblers in the copper market, where fortunes were made and men went smash in a day. He had lost flesh, and the protrusion of his pow erful lower jaw seemed more pro nounced, his eyes deper set and their expression more vague, more secret ire. HIe looked a vulgarian still. No one could have called him good-look ing, this young-old man, who a few months back was merely regarded as a punctual, plodding clerk. Yet pretty, nineteen-year-o!d Beryl Price wor shipped him hopelessly-with the characteristic hopelessness of nine teen. Dogged strength was perhaps ...
SMOKING WHILE MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
SMOKING WHILE MILKING. Do not allow dogs or loafers to be round at milking time. If any acci dent occurs by which a pail-full or partly full of milk becomes dirty, do not try to remedy this by straining, but reject all this milk, and rinse the pail. We remember one day, when on a visit, seeing a milking hand smoking a pipe. Suddenly, he spoke to the cow, and the pipe fell from the man's mouth -into the - bucket. ,He made one grab into the inilk-bucket, put the wet pipe into his pocket, and went on milking! Then, what about the ash from a pipe or cigarette fall ing about everywhere? Sack the man or boy who smokes while milking.
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
New Railway Fares. mgIle Return lst 2nd Ist eod Port Faily to- 12d Melbourne... 28s Od s18s Sd 46s 10l 31. Geelong ... 21s 4d 14s 2d 35s 6d 23s Sl Ballarat 9.. 9s 4d 19s 8d 49s Od 32s Sd Colac ... 13s 8d 9s 2d s 10d 15i isd Camperdown 9s 6d 6s 4d 15s 10d 10s ed £erang .. 7E 4d 4s 10d 12s 2d SS Warrnambool 3· 2d 2s 2d s 2d 36 Koroit Is'Sd is 2 s 10d slO18 hlioyne O.. d 6d 1s 2d Hamilton... 9s od 6s 4d 15s ld10sd Rosebrook.. 4d 2d Kirkstall ... ls 2d 10d 2s Od led Crossley ... 1s 4d 10d 2s 2d 1863 Printed and published by EDWARD ALtle Sole Proprietor at the office, SackO, . Streetw, ~ Port.Fairy, Statu Of ViTjrU, '
WHY IMPORT CITRUS FRUIT? [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
WHY IMPORT CITRUS FRUIT? Why, asks an expert, do we import citrus fruit from Italy? We nave conditions, here favorable to the growing of first class fruit. We can produce citrus fruit here equal to vhat we receive from Italy, if pro per cultural methods .are practised. The soil is here, and the climatic condition. The Italian fruit has a thin skin, the correct flavor, and its keeping quality is world-renowned. Yet some of our locally-produced oran ges will compare favorably with theirs, but to oust the imported ar ticles growers should endeavor to produce more of this class. The thin skinned varieties are just as easily grown as the inferior types, and, asi far as flavor is concerned, many of our up-to-date growers produce fruit every bit as good as that imported better in fact, but the drawback is that we do not get enough, nor does it always combine with the commer cially-essential thin skin.
PIGS FOR BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
PIGS FOR BACON. Certain modifications in the meth ods of killing and preparing pigs for bacon have been necessary in recent y?ears to meet the demands of the consumer and curer. Among these has been the movement in favor of less fat and, more lean, what is pre ferred now being a tasty, mild-flavor ed, somewhat lean bacon, which is finely streaked with fat and of firm texture. It is occasionally found in dealing with carcases for either pork or ba con that there exists an abnormal condition in the texture of fibre of the flesh. It is soft, yields to pres sure, is flabby, and possesses an un natural greasiness. This class of flesh invariably cures badly, and pro duces inferior bacon. Observation has taught that it is mainly due to the various classes of food being used in improper proportions. Further experieide has shown that this influence is more pronounced dur ing winter. Low temperatures exert a change upon the nature of the body fat. Animals exposed to cold are prone to produce ...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 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 ARREARS 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 FRAUD 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 publi...
Bowling W.D.B.A. PENNANT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 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 I7--Terang v Port Fairy Saturday, January 24-Port Fairy v Camperdown Saturday, Feb. 7--Terang v Warrnam bool February I4-Camperdown v Port Fairy. Warrnambool v Terang Matches to be played on green of club first mentioned. Saturday, February 21--Champion rink competition at Warrnambool February 28-Champion of chalmpions, at Warmrnambool; 3I up
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION Letters-Half ounce or under ... , For every ounce ... 0 3 Urgent Letters-For each Letter in addition tojordinary postage .- 0 6 Late fee ... ... 1 Letters-For every joz or under ... 2d Post Cards-each 0. O 10 Reply Post Cards-each .- 0 a Newspapers-4ozs id each Packets-Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight ebs, dimensions not to exced in length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2oz or fraction thereof ... O 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 .... ... .....- 1 Newspapers-For each newspaper 0 o0 Newspapers, magazines, and publi. cations, not published in the Com monwealth, 2oz. ... - ... O Post cards-each . ... ... 1 Reply post cards-each ... O Letter cards-2 for ... .. 0 2 Registration fee .. ... 0 3 Parcel l1b or under ... .. 0 6 Parcel, each extr...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
SPort FairY Borolughl -oo Province Westarn-Memberse,-Bfloni W S. Manifold, E. 8. White, M.L.O'm Member-Mr J. Duffns, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy 27th May, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Ponulation - 2000, Number of dwellings-429. Valuation- £14,422 for 1912-13; £14 441 for 1913-14. Rate-2e in pound for 1913-14. Revenue £4,858 for 1913-14. Number of Assese ments- 675. Ratepayers in Rate Book-500. on the Voters' Roll-480. Mayoral allow ance--£30. Loans-Acts 1112 and 1552-£5,624 13s 7d ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. LiOUNOILLORs. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. Hi. Storey, iort F airy, 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. Near, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the mayo...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
RATES OF COMMISSSION. MIoney 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, Qr " ': :d, South Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not over £2, 6d; not over £5, Is not over £7, is Ga; 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. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Possesd ions 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 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following are the denomination of the notes, and the poundage, or price charged for them :-ls, d ; is 6d, jd ; Ss, Id; 2s 6d Id; 3s, id 3s Gd, Id; 4s, Id; 4s Gd, Id ...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 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." eckeus may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds drugs, &cO., 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 ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM. In loving memory of my dear mother, Ann Paterson, who passed away 13th Jan nary 1911, at Port Fairy. When I think of the sad changes That the last three years have brought ; I am glad the world that holds you, Is a world athat changes not. Inserted by her loving daughter (H. D. Rowbottom), and grand-daughter (A. M. Paterson).
GRIT A NECESSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 15 January 1914
GRIT A NECESSITY. A lack of this causes a slow supply of eggs, and if fowls have not the materials for digesting their food, it is impossible for them to get on, for the proper nutriment must be extract ed from the food for the production of eggs. Oyster shell grit for lime, as well as sea shell or pebbly beach grit, is best for the purpose, as it is very hard and sharp, and a small quantity goes a long way. It should be kept in a trough in the run for the fowls to help themselves to.
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE,. Melbourne . Geeloug .. .. Colac ... ... .. Daily:at -12.50 p.m Warrnambool and 10 p.m. Koroit . T.P.O. S Daily, at 12. 50 p.m -3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton - day and Friday ex - icepted) and 10;pm J Thursday. Byaduk .. ..." Macarthur .. .. Broadwater .. .. Daily, ati3.30 p.m Orford . . ... Koroit . .-) Crossley .. . Killarney D..aily at 3.30 p.mu Rosebrook - Port Fairy North ... Portland ._ -Tarrawong .. -.- Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra.. ... and Thursdays, at Codrington .. ... 10 p.m. Yambuk -. ... MAILS ARRIVE. Helbournoe - 12.45 a.m and 3.5 e p.m. daily. T.P.O. . ... ... 3.50 p.m.daily. Geelong Daily, at 12.45 a.mn. iTerang . and 3.50 p.m. Colac ...... -, Cara o . 12.45 a.m. and 3.50 WVarroambool: I WarnaboP. ""j p.m. daily. Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit.. . . .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 ja~m. amilton Daily /2.15 p.m., Hamilton . Friday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk Mdacarthlur troadwater . Daily, at 12.15m p. 3rford . , Crossley ... Killariey .. D...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
RAILWAY TiIME TABILE. MsLSona TO EORm FAIRm' A.M. P.M. Melboorne 6.30 3.50 Geolong * .. .arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.35. 5.46 Colan ... arr 10.41 7.50 dep 10.56 8.9 .arr 12.0 9.30 Camperdowi.·. P.M. dep 12.14 9.58 arr 12.44 10.8 Teraug ....... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warreambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PORT FAI1RY TO MELBOURNE A.M. P.M. Pore Fairy . ... dep 5.45 1.30 WaLruambool ... arr 6.56 2.57 dep 7.11 3.15 Teran ... ....arr 8.13 4.25 Campedowa dept 8.18 4.35 amperdow .. err 8.46 55 .-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 ... i*23 10.38 tIOLIDAY ExcussIoN FIRES. let Return r6d Return Melbourne., ... 37s 10d 25s 2d Geelong .- ... 28s 10d 19s. 14d Ballarat ... 39s 8d 2is 5d .Colan . ... 18i 6d 12s 5d Camperdown *. 12s 9d 8s Gd Terang ... . 1Os Id 6s 3d Warruambool . 4s 3d 2a 10d Koroit .... ... 2s 5d le 7d Hamilton. ...* 12m 9d 8s 65
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. S1: Subscribers-who do not give expreps notice to the contrary are considered as wish ing to CONTINUE their subsoription 2.: If subsoribers order the disoontinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to send them until ARuasAs are paid 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are direoted, they are RESPONSIBLE until they have settled their bille, and ordered the periodicals to be discontinued 4.: If subsoribers 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 orleaving them uncalled for is prima faoia evidence of intentional FRAUD 6. If subsoribers -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 publ...