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Correspondence. To the Editor of the "Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Correspondence. To the Editor of the " Gazette," Sir,-Since the trouble between the military officers in Germany and the civilians there, the Press in Australia have held up their hands in horror, and then congra. tulated themselves that even though we have compulsory milit ary training and service, such a tate of things could never occur here. The Australian freedom league say that we have in the making every indication that such a state of things is growing. The .Australian army is called a demo cratic one of free citizens, yet the scheme provides that only about 50 per cent of its active solaiers have a vote. It provides that no criticism shall be made public by its soldiers or those subject to the Defence Act. For instance Major Crouch (now colonel) writing in the "Lone Hand," March, 1913, explains that he had to get special permission to write, that the permission was qualified, and admitted that the consent to write to the press on military or other matters was de pendent on t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
. LEOCTURE HALL, PORT FAIRY. TO-NIGHT TO-NIGHT. (Starting at 8.30) The Marcus St. John--Irma Caron Company By Special Request, Will give a Second DELIGHTFUL ENTERTAINMENT. THE GENERAL VERDICT on Saturday Night: "The most De lightful Entertainment ever given in Port Fairy." New Songs. New Recitations. New lonologues A Complte Change of Programme. . -0 - --... MADAME LEON CARON. Accompanist Box Plan at " Gazette" Office. PRICES, 3s, 2s, and Is. GERALD C. BRANSON. Manager ._ . " ... ..". ,4,-- .=1.... - - 7 clubs voted for and 3 against the union rifle matches being held at Portland this year. The three supporting Hamilton were Byaduk, Macarthur and Hamilton. At Hamilton A. C. Dessaily was fined 10s for driving on the wrong side of the road. All unpaid rates after the 31st January are to be sued for. You Should be Determined In rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurlous counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of a greater gain as " just as good " as the GENUTNE SAND...
Commercial. PORT FAIRY RETAIL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
-i;OOItlel'CII. PORT FAIRY RE;TAIL MARKET. s.d. s.d Butter, per lb (separator) 11 1 0 Butter, per lb (fresh) ... 10 11 Butter, per lb (factory) .. 1 2 I 3 Eggs, per dozen ... 0 9 0 10 Bacon, per lb - ... 1 0 1 2 Cheese, per lb ... 10 1 0 Ham, per lb ... 1 3 1 4 Flour, per bag ... 15 0 16 Wheat, per bushel ... 4 6 4 9 Sugar, 701b bag .. 16 0 17 0 Bran, per bushel ... I 1 1 2 Pollard, per bushel ... 1 1 1 2 The " Gazette " is now published on Monday and Thursday evenings, at 6 o'clock. Advertisements are received up to 4 p.m. on those days. The summer clearing sales at Messrs J. Gray and Co.'s and WV. J. Tyler's (the Big Store) commence next Friday. The prices for all goods as set out in the sale circulars are eye-openers. Mr E. M. R. Eckert advertises that he is now prepared to undertake all classes of outdoor and indoor photographic work, after 5.30 p.m. on week days, on Satur day afternoons, and all day on Sundays. In the report of the hospital committee, it should have been stated...
CROSSLEY [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
CROSSLEY From Our Correspondent, Threshing is nearly finished here, and the yields are much lighter than those of previous sea sons. Thirty bushels to the acreis common; a good many crops are lighter than that, and not many have yielded 40 bushels to the acre. Some good-yields have been ob tained at Laborer's village, notably Messrs T. Fleming and J. Strain, 20 and 47bushels to the acre re spectively, Mr Fleming's being of the Prior variety. Nobody seems to bother much about the prospect of a low price, the high price for fat pigs, which it is hoped will be maintained, causing barley growers to be more indifferent about the price of that commodity than for merly thanks to the co-opera tiop. Onion crops are not as promising as was expected after the fine rain fall of three or four weeks ago. It was a trying season for all kinds of crops, one check following another with unfailing regularity. Onions are a hardy crop, however, and given time to mature the general crop will be fairly go...
Presbytery of Mortlake. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Presbytery of Mortiake. The Presbytery of Mortlake met at Cobden on Tuesday. There were present-Revs S. Fraser, W. McBride, A. Houston, R Nairn, A. H. Fletcher, J. Gray, A. Dunn, Messrs Shepherd, Ray, Mackay, W. McGarvie and other represen tatives. Rev Houston occupied the chair, and extended to the Rev J. Gray, of St John's Warrnambool, a hearty welcome to the presbytery. He also welcomed Rev W. McBride who has just returned from a trip to the old country. Rev W. McBride was appointed Moderator for the ensuing six months, and took the chair. The clerk's report, reviewing the business for the past twelve months was recived and adopted. Rev Fraser, of Terang, was granted six months' leave of ab sence on account of ill-health. He also resigned from the position of clerk, an office which he has occu pied for the past twenty-seven years. The resignation was accep ted with regret, and Rev A. DUnn was appointed to carry out the duties of clerk. A call from Scot's Church, Gee long West, to...
BelfastShire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Belfas?shire Council. Province Western: Members - Hon. W Manifold, Edward James WVhite, 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 191V-11; £51,375 for 1911- 12. Rate - ls 4d in the Pound tot 1912 - 13. Jevenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratet ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684r President's allowance, £30 Loans--Ac 1 e3300; Sinking Fund K(irkstall Ridine. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, re irep August, 1915. Moyne Riding-- F. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916; Walter Riddell. Rose. brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires Augu??s, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916: *James TI'Inorney. Yambuk, retires august 1914, Daniel Car roll, Yambuk retires August, 1915. * These genotlemenhave occupied the...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
r BOWLING. The Port Fairy bowlers journeyd to Terang on Saturday to play their re turn match for the pennant, and, after an enjoyable game, won by 24 points. Scores : P.E. T. 1.-Northey, Evans, Radoslo vich, Haymes (c.) ... 30 - Nehill, Gordon, Carson, Ince (c.) ... - 19 2.-Robertson, Gordon, Orr, Reidy (c.) ... 42 - Houston, Richmond, Jones, Breton (c.) ... - 11 3.-Tyler, Hill, Maloney, Grant (c.) ... 15 - Hibbert, Davey, Maurice, Kucks (c.) . ....-- 42 4.-Bailey, Keating, Presnell, Jackson (c.) ... 34 - Coldwell, Bradshaw, Burnet, Tippett (c.) ... - 25 Totals .... 121 97 The following is the result of the first two round of matches played in connectioh with the mayor's (Mr P. McBeth) t~rophy: - Maloney beat Gor don, Bailey beat Scott, Keating beat Melville, Tullett beat Northey, Presnell beat Nash, Evans beat Radoslovich, Reidy beat Wilson, Grant beat Storey, Jaskson beat Swann, Pickerd beat Orr, Kemp beat Gibson, Robertson beat Tyler, Hill beat Boyd, Crowe beat Mug gridge, Payne ...
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
WVOO 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 o Purdeet 49 6 44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 6 48 3 36 3 Yatchaw 50 o 47 ,6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 0 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 51 o 45 6 32 o Grassdale 52 3 49 9 35 o Merino 53 3 509 38 0 Henty 54 o 51 6 39 6 Sandford 54 9 .52 3 41 6 Casterton 55 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o .49 6 296 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 o 39 o Mountajup 47 6 45 o 41 0
Sporting. WARRNAMBOOL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Sporting. - I , WARRNAMBOOL RACES. The weather on Saturday was perfect, consequently there was an increased at tendance at the well-appointed .course of the Warrnamubool Race Club, the gate takings amounting to £195, or £34 in ad vance of the receipts from the same source last January. The special train from here was well patronised, and Port Fairy was well represented amongst the large number who spent a very pleasant afternoon on the picturesque grounds. Scarcely any horses were scratched for the different events; therefore, fields (eqcept in the pony race) were exception ally large, and the racing was the best seen on the course for many a day. The pony race was a good thing for backers, who got back more than they lost at Port Fairy on the 10th January. The club has installeda Hutchinson patent weighing scales (similar to that at Ascot), the machine costing ,50. The arrangements for the conduct of the meeting and for the comfort and convenience of the public were admirable, ever...
To Our Constituents [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
To Our Constituents No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. Every letter must be accom. panied by the name, and address of the writer, not necessarily for publication but as a guarantee of good faith. All literary communications intended for insertion in the GAZETTE should be adcdressed to the Editor. Correspondents nmust in all cases send their names, though not necessarily for publication. Local Business men, before giving orders for their printing to Melbourne and other outside firms, are asked to compare the character and price of the GAZETTE work with same. All things being equal, Local .Storekeepers and Others should support the local Printer-for him have ye always with you, whilst the Melbourne Canvasser is here to-day and away to-morrow. -eaders are cordially invited to senu for Publication in these columns their Methods, Results, or Experiments, Practi cal Notes, and Items of News, &o. Write on one side of the paper, briefly, and to the point We would s...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Port 'Fairy Telephone Bureau Day service 9 a.m. to S p.m. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other b.olidays open from 9 a.m. ti1 12 noon and 6 p.m till 8 p.m. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First S Each .ddi. mine. tional 3 mine, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 Is 9d Colac 94 l 4d is Cape Nelson 62 is 9d Crossley 11} 2d Sd Cudgee 32 Sd 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 Sd 6d Garvoc 464 So 6d Geolong 143 Is 10d is 4d Hamilton 919 1s 4d is Hexham 721 l 4d is Heywood 60 is Sd Hawkesdale 28 8d 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 is Sd Kirkstall 18 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnoambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier. 107 is 10d is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 1s 4d Is Panmure 395 8d Sd Portland 44 8d 6d Penshurst 714 Is Sd Terang 49i 138d d Tyrendarra 27 Sd 6d Tyrendarra .E 213 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any persos within a radini'of one mile ?d.
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
POMTAL INFOR~IATIOy Letters-Half ounce or under . ,, For every ounce 1 Urgent Letter s--For each Letter in addition to .ordinary postage Late fee . 0 B Letters--For every oe or under "' 0 1 Post Cards-each or 0 O 2 Reply Post Cards-each ". 0 1 Newspapers.-4oza qd each "' 3 Packets--Commercial and printed papers, maximum weig1ht ebs dimensions not to exceed jn length, Ift in depth or width, for every 20oz or fraction thereof 1 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, &c., maximum weight ib ; dimension not to exceed 21t in length, one foot in depth or width; rate of postage for every 2 oz. or fraction thereof o oks-For every 40z or under, p 0 to 5b sl.. Newspapers-For each newspaper 0 01 Newspapers, magazines, and publi. cations, hot published in the Corn. monwealth, 2tz . ... Post cards-- each .. 0 Reply post cards-each .. .. 01 Letter cards-2 for 0. 2 Registration fee ..* 0 2 Parcel lib or under 0 3 Parcel, each extra lb or under 0 •rune .. 0 3
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
orL Fairy Is oroUtla -00 Province W estern -M embers. - Honi 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, 1537. Area-5902 acres. Poner ation - 2000 Number of dwellings-429. Valuation- £14,422 for 1912-13; £14 441 for 1913-14. gtare-2e in poind for 1913.14. lievenue £4,858 for 1913-14. Number of Assess meats-- 675. Ratepayers in Rate Book-5O. on the Voters' Roll-480. Mayoral allow ance- £30. Loaus-Aots 1112 and ]552-£5,624 13s Sd ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. UOUn1CLLOEs. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 ) McL. lian, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Svann, Port Fairy ,, Aug. 1914 'L. H1. dtorey, 'art fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Poit Fairy, retires Aug. 19i5 t. Brown, Itosebrook, retires August 1916 A. Hfl.Noar, Port Fairy, rutires Aug. 1916 P. Macetli Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 ihese have occupied the mray...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
KEEP your eye on that cut or bruise lest it ':-:: Stake bad ways I You can avoid the risk of blood-poisoning by cleansing and healing the wound at once with This powerful cleanser and healer Sis Entirely free from animal oils and fats and mineral irritants: hence its superiority. Be sure you al ways get Zam-Buk and keep it. BRIEF NEWS. -: ..:The Indian Government has suppressed the Pan Islamic news paper ' Zemindar," at Lahore. SZemiindar " had the widest cir culation of any Hindustani organ. .:T~he- ury acquitted- -Jess'. Will .- aid, at Los Angeles, of .the charge ...' of.causing the death of the "boxer Y: oung. The jury deliberated all : ; night. . :r: ::' Including the :.outlay of tne British Oversea Diminious and the lesser' Powers of. the world, the : aggregate sum -annually, to naval expenditure is nearly £200,000,000. "IT NEVER FAILS For yearsl we have been using Chamber lain's Cough Remedy, says MIr Herbert H" Woodhead. W ntworth, New South Wales' We ha~ve six ·children, an...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 January 1914
Personal. On Wednesday last at St John's Church of England, Port Fairy, Mr T. H. Bartlett, and Miss lillias Watts, of Yambuk, daughter of Mr and Mrs I Watts, Codrington, were united in the bonds of matrimony, the Rev W. O. J. Jessopofficiating. The ceremony was of a private character, only relatives of the con tracting parties being present. On returning from their honeymoon Mr and Mrs Bartlett will reside in Yambuk. The marriage of Miss May Tilley, daughter of Mr Joseph Tilley, "Aringa," Port Fairy, with Mr Victor Elkington, Melbourne, will take place in the metroPolis this week. The young couple's future home will be in Sydney. Mr J, W. Hoskins, formerly of Port Fairy and Colac, is now resi ding at Adelaide. Mr Ellis, postmaster at Colac, is to take charge ot the Hamilton office. SNeil Gould,- son of Mr Grattan Gould, who is on a visit here, from Melbourne, met with a painful ac cident while scaling a fence on Sat urday evening. One of the pickets pierced his right leg and tore th...
NEW PROCESS FOR PRESERVING MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 January 1914
NEW PROCESS FOR. PRESERVI\NG MILK. To the already known methods of preserving milk another has been add ed by two Italian physicians. Their method is to preserve milk by means of an atmosphere of carbonic acid gas, under pressure. The milk remains unaltered for several days, both in its physical and chemical characters, and in the biological constituents, the fer ments. Some of the germs present are killed, while others have their de veiopment arrested. By this method uncooked milk oan be kept for eight, or twelve days at a temperature of 12 deg. to 14 deg. C., while boiled milk is preserved indefinitely. The gas is produced with little or no trouble. The inventors claim for this method a solution of the question of infant feeding. Milk preserved in this manner ought certainly to be su perior to milk sterilised by heat, ow .ng to the fact that milk can be kept by this process" for a considerable pe riod with all pathogenic germs absent, while its' biochemical functions remain intact...
DEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 January 1914
DEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. On the Iron Mlountain railroad de inonstration farm at Hope, Ark., oat land ploughed four inches deep yielded but ad busnels to the acre, while the same land yielded 77 bushels to the acre. 'Ths increase results from the fact that deep ploughing afforded a better reseruolr for soil, water, anud dry weather did not delay the growth. In tho deeper ploughing a larger am ount of moisture came in contact withL more soil particles and dissolved more plant food. There was also more space for root development, and the larger root development was enabled to se cure more moisture and; more plant food.
STORING OF WINTER VEGETABLES. (Minna A. Stoner, Prof. Home Economics, N.D. Agri. Col.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 January 1914
.STORING OF WINTER VEGE TABLES. (Minna A. Stoner, Prof. dome Econ omics, N.D. Agri. Col.) The storing of winter vegetables is economical and desirable. In the fall enough vegetables go to waste from the average farm garden to supply the table during 'the entire winter. The task of storing is not dilficult if one has a know'ledge of the conditions best suited for storage, and is willing to perform a small amount of labour. A dry well aired not too dark, frost proof room, cellar or sodhouse will serve the purpose. The most favour able temperature is not over 50 degrees Fah. Celery, cabbage. and sweet po tatoes should be stored in the coolest part of the room. Racks should be adjusted on which to place the storage boxes or barrels. This avoids the dangers of overheating, excess mois ture, and prevents decay. All veget ables should be gathered before the frost, sorted, dried thoroughly before packing. For long storing, reserve .hose of most perfect formation and firm -textured. Each roo...
CHERRY WINE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 20 January 1914
CHERRY WINE. A recipe for the manufacture of cherry wine, recommended by the viti cultural Expert of ivew South Wales Mr M. tliunno, reads :---Lemove tne stalks of the cherries, and then make a puip of the fruit without breaking the stonts, working the pulp so as to tree it entirely from the stones. The pulp should then be passed through a sieve. 'To the pulp of every 251b or truit add 51b sugar, together with 50o cream of tartar and pne gallon of water. Stir the whole and make a homogenous fluid. Plaoe the vessel in a room where the temperature is from l5 to 70 deg. iFahr., and cover same. with a cloth. After about 24 hours, the liquor will begin to ferment. When fermeitation has subsided (which can be judged by the cessation of bubbling) the liquid should be separated from Ite pulp, and the former (which is now wine) is stored away in a cask and kept in a cool place. The storage vessel should be kept filled, either by adding more of the cherry wine or else good sound grape wine, r...