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Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Important - Ooicerniing 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 banid and cause the silence to cease I If no one else is doing it for your district. will YOU try on these lines I Send ac counts of publio 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 tkarest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the- paper. only.. Give infor mation, but let criticism alone.
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Exchbeae 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. Saltan and Son 7. Town Hall 27. Mr Powling's 8. H. Swann House 9. Gnyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Powling 29. Police Station (Qffice) 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 Hlouse 36. J. C. Holdenhouse 17. C. Jago 37. Jas.Boyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Hote 38. W. J, Tyler 19. Cramond.'s 39. Father O'Regan 20. H. G. Wilson
Dramatic and Musical Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Dramatic and Musical Enter tainment. For some time past advance notices have appeared in the" Gazette" an nouncing the appearance of Mr Marcus St. John (elocutionist), Madame Leon Caron (pianiste), and Miss Irma Caron (vocalist and violinist).. All the reviews of the artists were most laudatory, and calculated to raise public expectation to a very high pitch. On Saturday night the talented trio made their first-but happily not their last-appearance in the lecture hall, Port Fairy, and were received with an enthusiasm which. has had no equal here for many years. We understand that the compatiy has enjoyed quite a triumphal progress down the line, and it is not surprising, for no artists who have ever entertained in Port Fairy, have had more qualifications to inspire and hold public favor than those under present notice. Madame Leon Caron (a name to conjure with-amongst musicians) opened the first part of the programme with a brilliantly-executed Polish Dance, and the second part with...
YAMBUK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
YAMBUK. (From a Correspondent) .. The sad news on Wednesday last of the death of John, the only son of Mr Jas. Mc Inerney, shire president, caused quite a shock to the residents of this district. The deceased, who was a general favor ite with all who knew him, was ap parently in his usual health on Monday night last, taking part in social games with the rest of the family and retiring to bed without complaining. On Tues day morning, however, his condition so alarmed the parents that they decided to take him to Port Fairy, where both Dr Lyons and Dr Orchard were consul ted, but medical skill was of no avail, and he passed away on Wednesday under circumstances detailed in the ' 'Gazette" last Friday. Jack, as he was known, was a great favorite among the children of St. Joseph's school, which he atten ded, and will be greatly. missed by the scholars, who held him in high esteem. At the funeral on Thursday his school mates marched in procession to the cemetery. The greatest sympathy is ...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Tle Young inuard. 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, Ist and 3rd Fridays in each month Cadets 15 years, 1st and 3rd MIondays 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.
Geelong and Its Environs. 1860—1914—P. A. MCANULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Geelong and It. Environs. 1860-1914-P. A. McANU?TY/ Very much to my regret was I obliged for family and official reasons to seek fresh fields and pastures new, and to leave Port Fairy, with its magnificent stretches of beaches-eastern and southern - its open sea bathing facilities, and the many pleasant tours I have enjoyed " padding the hoof " on its well-kept roads. Naturally, having been-and as I claim-being still an officer of the public service, with all rights and privileges as to the office from which I have not yet been retired, equal. to that from which I was coerced into retiring, I have a grievance, and therein comes the official reason that I decidedly object to my age being legalised by Act of Parliament as 69 when, in the ordinary sense of nature, I am only 59. As to family reasons, one must provide for the future of a growing family, and even in Port Fairy " Satan finds mischief still for idle hands to do." All down the line to Geelong there was a great exodus of holi...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
S Races to Come. --0--- Saturday, January 17-Warrnambool Orford - Saturday, January 24 Saturday, January 31-Patmure •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--KIoroit Saturday. March 21 Hexham Tuesday, March 24-Caramut Easter Monday (April l3)-Penshurst Saturday, April 25-Port Fairy May 5, 6, 7-Warrnambool May 13, 14-Coleraine Saturday, May 16-Kirkstall - May 20, 21-Casterton Monday, January 26 -- Branxholme Carnival and Sports. Wednesday, February 11 - Portland Show Wednesday, March 11-Digby Show
KOROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
I.KOROIT. During the summer months the brass band wili give an out-door weekly performance. St Paul's annual picnic to Port Fairy takes place on Monday, Jan uary 26. The Rev J.-P. McCarthy, of Dub lini, preached in the Baptist church last Sunday. Personsusing hoses without hav ing meters on their water service pipes will be prosecuted. Thos Wright, licensee of the Carleton hotel, Killarney, was fined £5 and 2s 6d costs, for having his bar door open after hours on De cember 30. Mr Murphy has been re-appoin ted sanitary employee. There were three other applicants. Mrs Lindsay has presented a pair of Pacific gulls to the gardens. Mr Michael Kavanagh, of Koroit, is in the Port Fairy hospital suffer ing from a serious internal com plaint. Mr Jas. Finn has not yet fully iecovered from his recent serious accident at the Crossley railway station and is again an iniate of the Port Fairy hospital. While at practice on Tuesday evening Mr Martin Carroll, one of. the local firemen, was caught in...
Courts of Petty Sessions, [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Courts of Petty Sessions, The Police 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 Tuesday, June 2 WARRNAIBOOI,, 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 MACA.RtHUR, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 7 Tuesday, March l7 KOROIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. Friday, January 16 Friday, February 20 Friday, March 20 ' S Supremne Court Warrnmambool, Tiuesday, Februiary 10 S,, Tuesday,. May 5 Hamilton,-Thursday, April 23 -0-o General: :Sessions Colac, Thursday, Febiuary 5 Camperdown, Tuesday, February 17 Port Fairy, Thursday, February 19 XVarrnambool, Thursday,:MIarch 5 , Portland, Tuesday, March17 -. Hamilton, Wednesday, March 1S Casterton, Thursday, Ma...
Bowling W.D.B.A. PENNANT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
SBowling 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. Saturday, January 24-Port Fairy v Camperdown Saturday, Feb. 7-Terang v Warrnam bool February I4-Camperdown v Port Fairy. Warrnambool v Terang M&atohes to be played on green of olub first mentioned. Saturday, February 2I-Champion rink competition at Warrnambool February 28-Champion of champions, at Warmrnambool; 3I up
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
:PORT FAIRY & MELBOURNE : Weather and other circumstances per mitting. Port 7aSry to Melbou~e OIsi0--TUESDAY (to-morrow), noon aa.inu-SATURDAY, Jan 24, noon lrom Melbou.rno 0a1i0--THURSDAY, Jan 22, 2 p.m. 01i@O--TUESDAY, Jan 27, noon To Portland ag?no--PRIDAY, January 23 Prom Portland OdMs-O-SATURDAY, January 24 PARES.-To Melbourne.-Saloon : Single, L's : Return, 18S. NO Steerage Passengers carried. Return tickets are available for 3 months, and by either boat. Port Pairy to Portland, saloon only, 4' each way. - Freight at schedule rates. Commodious Storage Accommodation available at the Steam Packet Wharf, Port Fairy. THE BE3FAST & KOROIT STEAM NAVIGATION CO., I/D. Office, Gippe-street, Port Fairy. H. L. HOBDAY ::: I(Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria), LATELY F. W. NUNN, DENTIST, 57 COLLINS-ST., MELBOURNE, Wishes to notify the Public that he has REMOVED his DENTAL ROOMS to Sackville Street, Opposite Cramond and Dickson's. Di) W. Iz. ORCHARD, Phvslctlan ana su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
IANOFORTE, THEORY OF SMUSIC, HARMONY, Etc. Mrs J. Sprague, Holder of .Honors, SCertificated in Harmony Trin. Col, London. Thorough Technique. Pupils Prepared for Examinations, Prac tical and theoretical, if desired. Special Attention given to Young Students CLASS at "'AVONDALE," SACKVILLE ST., PORT FAIRY First TQrm Bpeias February 2 IRs J1, 0. 1MPALLUM, TEAChE-? of Pianoforte, Singing, Organ and Theory. Aidrew Rell. Jommiesion and Shippirg Agent GIPPS fTREET, PORT FAIRY. The L.iverpool and London -and Globe (Fire and Acci dent) Insurance Co, Ltd. ISKS accepted at the Lowest Current Rates. Local Agents J. B. HOLDEN & CO., Auctioneers, &c.. Port Fairy. Big G Borated Golden sial Compound A safe and rliable remedy for treating diseases of ALL mucous membranes, such as dischargesfromthenose,throat stomach and urinary organs. S AT CHEMrllSTS _ _ Why nos cure yvorseilf Treatise with each bottle or mailed on request. The Evans Chemical Co. Cincinnati. Ohio U.S.A. THE LONDON ...
Country Roads Board. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Country Roads Board. On Friday the Main Roads Board, Mr Caldwell (engineer and chairman), Mr McCormack (en gineer) and Mr Friecke (financial expert) motored over I00 miles of the Hampden shire roads. The members of the board state that the board was created to assist the municipalities, and not to harass them. The board will not take away a single right from a munici pality, but it will naturally require that the approval of the board shall be obtained for work to be executed by a municipality on main roads taken over by the board. When it makes a road the board bears the cost of the whole of the constructian, and is in turn reimbursed by the council for half the cost of construction by pay ments extending over 314 years. Repayments are made on scale of 6 per cent. of the amount charged the council (that is half the whole cost of the construction work) and the repaymentsat 6 per cent. (in terest and sinking fund) extend over 31} years. This is to say, that if the board constructed a...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Local & General News. PENSHURST SEASIDE E?XCURSION. The meeting of those interested in the annual schools' excursion to the seaside held on Tuesday night was very well, attended. The balance sheet of the last excursion showed a profit of £6. This added to the balance already in hand . h...... hrnght the amount up to £42 6s Id. Mr Greig reported that in order to expedite matters for this meeting Mr Bryan and himself had deemed it advis able to get into touch with the railway department for information to lay before the meeting. In reply to the inquiries, the department had wired that they would provide a train on 3rd February to either Portland, Port Fairy, or Warr nambool. Mr Greig said that it had been suggested by several that the excur sion should be held to Warrnambool. Mr Aitken : - The beach is too far from the' station. Mr Chesswas : I think as this is a schools' excursion, we should consider the wives and children..Mr Bryan stated that he had been approached by sever...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
SRATES OF COMMISS[ON. ironey Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over £10, is; over £10, but not over £15, Is Gd; over £15, but not over £20, 2s. Orders ayable in' New-- South Wales Quelnch4d, South Anstralia, New Zealaud' .TaUS ., and Western Australia. Not over £2, Gd; not over £5, Is not over £7, is Ga; not over £10, 3s ; not over £12, 2s Gd; not over £15, Ss; not over £17. Ss Gd; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western A ustraha) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. MONEY ORAERS. United Kingdom and other British Posses' ions or Foreign Countries, 6d for eaah £1: sud fraction of £1. POSTAL NOTES. Postal notes may be obtained at any Pos Office in Viotoria. 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 :-Is, id; is Gd, id; 2s, Id; 2s 6d Id; 3s, id Ss Gd, Id; 4s, id; 4s Gd, id;...
WINNING [?]DIST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
*o'o j L~~cpe~ ~' 0Ci'nf_~ TRYINNSNB 7%?28T, \Yea, doubtlebs, I count al) tbinga bul 1oss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord that 3 may win Christ" (Phil. iii., 8); Even saintly Christ-. ilts seem but imper fectly to'-.grasp the plain teachings of the New Testament re specting the member ship in the body of Christ. Some assume that it is to be had on a basis of favorit ism, and trust that ithey will be of the elect. Others think ithe Apostle is using Ifigures of speech, and vaguely hope that iA 0ToK RUSSELL they belong to the right church, and wil attain whatever others get, as in the sue cess of a party iv which all the victori share the spoils. a Doubtless, the errors of the Dark.Ageg absorbed in childhood have been respofi sible for these vagaries; 'and for our genera! neglect of proper Bible study. It seems hard for God's people to realise that the wisdom from above is the noblest scienc and the best instruction; and that it need! intelligent and systema...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
PACKETS, El Packets may be sent through the post? - Without a cover (but not fastened with ant. thing adhesive, such as gum, postage stanr, sealing wax, &c.): in a cover entirely opena 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. drawaml). The.cover may bear the sender's hame and address, and the words " packet Ssample " or "pattern," &c., as the case may be) " o/ly." acias may be tied with string, but officers of the department ray cut the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds drugs, &c., which cannot be sent as omen packets, may be enclosed in bags vr bo~e, 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 s~ufficiently- paid letters, and charged accor...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
New Railway Fares, tsngle Return l8t 2nd lst 2nd Port Faiiy to Melbournn... 2Ss Od Iss Sd 46s 10d s3s 2d Geelong 21s 4d 148 2d 35s 6d 23s Sd Ballarat .. 29s 4d 19s Sd 49s Od 32s Sd Colao ,. 13s Sd 9s 2d 22s 10d 158 2d Camperdown 9s 6d .6s 4d 158 10d 10s Gd reraug 7E 4d 48 10d 12s 2d Ss 2d Warrnambool 3s 2d 2s 2d as 2d 3s od Koroit . lsSd la 2d 2a 10d is 10d Moyne LOd 6d is 2d 10d Hamilton... 9s od Se 4d 158 10d 1Os 6d Rosebrook.. 4d 2d 4d Kirkatall ... is 2d 10d 2s Od is 4d CrossleV ... 1s 4d 10d 2a, d is Gd
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. Town and suburbanx, within presoribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing station, including address and signature not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id. Omaer plaeos 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. OA telegrams rom and to Tasmania the charges to be those mentioned above with cable charges added which at the present time is id per word. Double ihe foregoing rates to be chaiged for trausmission of telegrams on Sunday Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and fo urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclusive of port age cbarges.