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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 8 January 1914
WE M ERS. ........ CORCHBUILDER, General Blacksmith, I heslwright & Horseshoerl ':.L PERCY STREET, POFTLAND. ¶17 F! hogs to th~svw his oumnrous patrons for their liberal an pert In the ans to notify tiem a I thn p ibliao lnorally that it will'his' ostant aim. lin tbioir oonln at nby do. uniformly good work. New and S?con:-hand Buggieosalways on Hand. Sa nsmithing Dbno, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements REpaired:'' Cariful atteintion glien to the tyroing of wheels. * l µ 7.'i:' f : Etimamtesgivven for all repaire, If required. Eiiso-9hooing Strictly Attondod t).. ,": fBstggi'e o tall cd?nripoions R?spir?eo, Laintad and renewed. Pilogh' Repaired St.de Lightest draught. "'•7 . . W W HOWELL. STAIILISniED 1878. . t.tescor to MIr 0. Beat Soult;)r andl ?dcniumenta Carver, artlh o a and Esmtlton. JOB PDINTING hT M.ELBOURNE .PRICES. 3idth;h he tide, o:fouilor being the law~ of cale, ,cn fisliiig tht a good ea. of[v ",,rc?tie te't,'rtrCn 4?t l:otriot b ':rcro,w have p rocured T...
A RUSH FOR "CHEAP SILK." SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 8 January 1914
A RUSH FOR "CHEAP 81LK." SY:DNEY, Tulesday. Detectives have 'arrested. a man namod Ewen PercyLiddle on a charge of conspiring to defraud. Ho was re manded to-day until 16th January. Liddle is a recent 'arrival in tile State. Advertiscinents havc been ap pearing in nuny. country newspapers in other States, the newspspers in New Soth Wa\les being. avoided, offering ten ylu als of good washable silk on be half of the Ceylon Silk Company, Pitt street, Sydney, for 2/6, the offer to be open only to 14th January. The dc tettives saw one of the advertisemnll ts and visited the -iaddress. They there found Liddleo in a ioom, with a number. of country newspapers and about 350 letters containing postal notes, but they could see no silk. They then visitel Liddle's residence, and found a woman seated on the floor of a bed room, opening letters on the bed. In the room there were piles of postal notes, in all about 2000. A sunm of £210 in caish was found hidden in the bedding. Inquiries were n"iade...
SEASIDE EXCURSION [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 8 January 1914
SEASIDE EXCURSION - A special train was run yesterd"ay from Caster ton, Sandiord and Merino, bringing 800 passengers to Portland. The weather in the earlier part oflthe day was very agreeable, and the visitors thronged the beach. At mid-:lay the wind came from the north, nmaking the .heat very oppressive, bult iat 4 o'clock a cool clhange cane from the west and made things pleasant again. 'The ex cursionists took their departure at 7.30, apparently well pleased with their day at the seaside. DirrecTr SnirPMENTS.-The Macllaon, 6,700 tons, of the Blue Funnel Line, will nr isv to-morrow to load wool for the March sales in London. Portland will be the last port'of call, and the vessel will proceed via the Suez canal. -IcHr cargo from this port will he 172 bales of wool from Messrs. Campbell & Sons, and 1052 bcale from Messrs. W. P- Anderson and Co. Messrs. W P. Anderson & Co. are the local igents. Sw ilicso CAnnsiv.l.--It is stated that the swimming carnival in aid of th...
PROCLAMATION [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
PROULAM ATIOS "By lIft Excelltncy Sbir *ilJioh cI'c lltc IBIecc Wccll( Futtcr, 1 crct~lclt, Kccihtll tic mccc ctdcr c S the Mc'~t uiliitslgii-itedl Itde cf suc.L bM chacl acId S~itu - Gcccsge; G.caernccT cci cite Scccc· if Vcc · tcra ucid ttni, Dricrttdrl~tcie i Ilie UCcact mccnwealth of Austrflia. ec. Vtd 1 ,dEe;v rcccu of he S cc . cccce j I ta hc UcItI cccII ) eIci catcic ncy cnd wtch the adviCei f ihe 1xacutive £ cuc.ciliof lthe clid Sct e. aid cccptr cc accee. f eertc~lt 14 h 13 tlr(. ler Act jgDt; diwt vic.. Nc~. l4Rt)do l~y chic 1icr ciccccte clan dirnC~cha e1ctcS i raie utdter de-crihed hall I e a leni y ic which ur·cc 'h.- het dy p.(hluleyit thllce Ihir'y. fleet d. cY 4 Dctiiecbet :h t1ic d1 cy- tr~ciu~iv,)I il sccci yea~r, cc cii cii he utice fcti fo)r any er I d c ktit Dcebr deethcy y ntiv e ) ccac accc ,iri t ch Thicid Scltedtli ccf cite a c t h1 u f r pes .ct ViecOcria cabhve c tfererd c - itce PertI'ctd ihoi ctft (G irdect', k'awticrp ark. crcoi Sdecct Irlcde adj s cec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
The Standard Family Medicinl 'Ilhrouglhouit Australasia D r. .1irse'i Tudiiiani Root Pills iie a hlouinhldii i re mcdy, and the antidoto for ll ,genera ailinents. In thousands of homes tie little amber bottle is the sole miedicine chest, for wliatevcl the complaint, tli bIowe~ils mbest ble lieu Sfrcc, and the 1)11) cobs Is which tlw Bleed is puiiiiiei2 D0 inst be stimil itoe 4t SEr eti lf tle pei soiis iii thle Jibed~l DIRECSONS which is the cuiei ***g of all disease, iii iii aiiy a serious iiu neuss many lie pie· set ed by tlh tii5e IIDIANROOT v use of tlica PILLS Pills, checking the diseac i it g JO mary· stage.· l)i: Moss 's Tedi:\r Rnoot Pills, being vegetable, o (1o0 wileen, sicken, or gripe, anid lini lii t.ke w itli perfect safety by the meot delicite swoemIn or the younigcsts chilil Slihe old and feeble will elso find* then: a most suitable remedy frc, aiiding aimi strengthening their weakoecd consti-. tultions.· Mrs. R. A. Dunni, Bloepmlied Street, Cobai, N.S.W., writes :-"...
MIXED BATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
MIXED BATHING. WVith the summer at its height the metropolitau newspapers are, as seuat, discussing very fiercely Lhe question of mixed bathing. Views on both sides are expressed by scores of correspon dents. and "Every'ady's Journal" has been to the trouble of collecting the ideas of such notable people as the Lord Mayors of Sydney and Melbourne, Aachbizhop 'Mannix and Canon Hughes, the Commissioner of Police and a lady doctor, the American, French. and German consu's and Mr. "Snooys" Baker, the famous surf champioii. The views of these varied folk it mray be added, are illustrated with a number of magnificent camera views that seem also to eflfr arguments on both sidlescf the vrxed question:. "Should Aliixed Bathing Be EnrcouragedV' I ha major iry of people asked replied in favour of mixed hsthirg - within reasonable limits. The Lord Mayorof Melbourne thinks Ihat 'tire sea is quite big enough for both men and women to swiri in,', and Iris symp3tbies are rntirely in favour of those...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
UENESRAL. On the motion of Or. Smith it wvits decided to cahll.toendes for waittle bark throughout the Shuite. Cr. Phillip withdirew his motion, of which ho had given notice, for the rc peal of the bonus fot for skins, as he haId been informed that it was not in order. He moved instead thafta motion to the same effect .be p]lico on the business paper for the next Muni cipal Association's confrccnc; 'Tlie pay"'ont of bonuses cost the Shire £100 a year, and did no pacticual good. The shiie got only thme skins of puppies anti otliers that were no good.--The President agroud with Cr. Plhllip.-Ci. Righetti suggested that ci cul rs be sent to all municijarlities' asking silt. port for tbmo motion-Cm. Caitemrt Mid the WVannlon shie had diolished hime fo\ bonus.-T he presithnt said it :was obligatory on thue platt of Councils to pay the bonus. fho moition wats sdar ried. Ci. Carter mentioned that the tmotm4h at Biani'Iolmn was diy[.-The engineer to inspect. C. Smithl moved that jito trees a...
PORTLAND SHIRE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JANUARY 8. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
PORTLAND SHIRE COUNCIL. TuUrsDaY, JANUARY 8. Present-The. Prcsident (Cir. Cope) and Ci's. Smith, Malsced, Philip, Car ter, Shiaw, Kenncdsy, Demlin and Itighetti. Coain-:srosoascce. Fiom Geo Alclei, lirajaxholme, ask ing pem-nission to hold a road lace. from Cough's hotel to the hidlf-mile culveit.-No action tiakeuf. From sccrictry Portland iriendrly Societies' Hospital Carnival, uskiing that January 28 and 29 be proclaimed lialf-holidays - Granted for South hiding. From J. W. Spalding, Tahara, draw ing attention, to had state of road in the township, anrd askingf that 'limiubs of the trees 1e sawn off.-Left in hands of the engineer. Fa-oma A. E. Aitken, HIan-row, asking permnission to remove overhanging trees in the parish - of Annyn.--Orantcd, under supervision of the engiincer. From Department of Public Works, approving plans for works on the Clash. acre hIeath.-Rcccived. - From Shire of Glenelg, agreoing to bear half the cost of 20 chains of shecting near Wunnon bridge, and seven...
Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
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FREE LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
FREE LIBRARY. The Committee met on Friday even ing." 're'ent-Captein Hislop (in the chair), Mesars. Fieldiore, Row, Henry, TVrlthire, aisirm ith, Dilloz,;Goldsrmith oid Frencb. Minutes of Iprevious meeting were confirmed. The treasurtr's report was received and ndopted, and accounts totalling .£i/9111 were passed for payin'na.. Mr. Fielding reported that new pul leys for ball windows were not yet to hand; also that the gas lamp in front of the library was nlot in working order. --Jl1niaers to atiend to. The president laid on the table plan of proposed extension of the allr, pre; pared by Mr. T. E.C. Henry, also an. explanatory letter. Mr. Henry was ad njiiteul io the meeting and gave a ver bal explanatien -Mr. Wiltshire moved that the p.an be appeoved anntadopted. Seconded by Mr. T. G. Henry aiid carried unanimously. Mr. C. French gaye notice of his. resiegDaion as a meolber of comnmittee. Managers for ensuing month, Messre Fielding and Goldsmith.
AUSTRALIAN APPLES. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
AlUSTRALkLIAN APPLES; lianupple eso' :London, Friday. Th~ere:ar'piospects tlhti the Austira lialn llpipleisonl yill open well. The maiket swill probably ho cleared of Nosa Scotinn and Californinn apples beforte the irst arrival of Australian shipments. The Brazil Government has rejected an advantageoas ofler from Greece for 'the purchase of the two Drheadnoughts just launched in Enhdn.d The Japanese Govcrnmenit is nego tiating with French capitalists for thie flotation of £20,000.000. The money is wranted for the dvcelopmimnt of Tapaiins nationil irsources. .
NEW OSTAG RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
NLW CSTAC EATES, The new postal rates, ii eleding the penny postage on letters, cane- in force on May let. The redtoa ,rates are as follow: TBROUGBOUT COHIblUsHEALTII AND PAIUPA. Letter Id.perjtz. Lette aids,singl£ ,d .eac Do. reply,ld.each half. tPosicardsaengl Id.each Do. reply, Id. each half. I'rinted papers *l0d .per 2 ez. Brirk , ptintii-l -, aie At Caia a, (I per 8;oz; n Australia Od .iper 8 ez. Datraztn Es-Yristtedit Australia, Old. per 8 'z printed outside Asatralia, Ojd. per 4 r·z. "tansard," Old. per 12 r z. Cotmmercial papers patterns, esamples and ntercratsdise, Id. per 2 z. OVERSEA DODl]E1O0i'S Letters from the ctn anieslth to the United Kiiogdtn, roveIsea dimiuioni, Briti'h colories and prtese~trates ezeipt the New Hebrides, Id. per liz. NEW ZEALAIh D AFB J lJEISLAEDS; Ihe ra:ce to New Zealstd, Yigi aLd British Soli atet bllands are: Let Id b o0. Po irdas rgle Id. D, rep Id.ea Le ar irgl d. Do replyId.eacl hal Magazites Id. 8 ra., additional 4 o Old. Boeke, Id. 4 a z. ...
Market Report. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
Market Report. The Australian Land, Mercantile and Fisance Company report-. Sheep Skins.- Average Auppiies were submitted at this week's auction) buyers being in full attendance. The market for all classes was firm at the rates rulieg for the last nuc:ioo sale he d bsefors the holidays. Hidss -Goood ctalogues wera offlr ed at aticlion thit week. The market was frm, and Kips were generally *d better. Tallow.- Very good supplies were euhulitled at Wednesday's anctions. buyers were in fall attendance, and prices fully corresponded with our sale held on 17th Decembsr. Tlhe opening Fur sales of eke year will be held on 12th January.
FLIGHTY AIRMEN. PARIS, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
FLIGfl1XTRi I7, . It is hintted thiit thie ai iiicinuntk to facilitatfi JulLs Vcdrines' "flight to Aiustridiaii ill bike ndtiu'ed unless ho "*ives satisfaction to Roux, an aiimais who cha:iheigid hfil to filiht aduin C driues wihl coiitinuc theI journey undei mlii einpll rs auspices in de blance of the aeriia leaue 11ouix liaving deigncd an acroplhano for the purpose, 1eft Paieis in company withli 1Pieriie Diaucouit on aE flight to Cairo. The pidiieeis of the -great journey mifet with (lisilster when cross in" the lauius mouintains. Yedrinics, followinig shortly aftei waicds, succeeded, howeerii in coimpletin" the flight. As the outcome of as quaircl betaeen the men shortly aftei they met at Cairo ' edriics stiuck ]1oux ius the face, and thli refused to fight a duel with him on the iround that Rou lhid dis giacei France by his failuie to to1 firoii Paiis to Cairo M Re ie Quinton (pre sident of the Fiench i Aerial Leaguie),' heai ins of the incirdent, telegraphed to Vedrines:- "Figit...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
PORTLAND TELEPBONE BUREAU. 'She oilosing ion aiot of telephonestati and charies: hatoe . Fi imins. Additional oillown Converoation. 3mins. *ttranxholme 94 0d dyaduk is 9d Lape Nelson 2.1 2d Caveondish is 9 *Caeterton vhs; Bransholme la 94 Casterton via Hamilton laid is Coleraine Is 44 Is Condah 64 54 Ciossle- is Id Dennlngton 1. 94 Digby, via Branxbolmo i 9d DUnkeld is 9d Glenthompsoen is 44 15 Hawkeodrle, is 9d Hamilton Js 94 PHeywood 2d 2d Kentbruck 6d Lid Kirkatall Is 9d Koroit is 9d Lake Bols lail0d I 2d Macarthur is 414 i blorino, via Blranxholre is 9d Merino, via Hamilton is 4d is Mlount Gambier is 9d bloyneFalls lel 94 Myoampn 8i 54 Narrawong Sd 2d Nehlun id 6d Penalurst Is 9d Port Fairy Sd 6d Port McDonne is 4d is tiipponhurst ia 9d Tyrendarra, Sd 5d Vombuk. 6d 5d *Wallacedal 8d hid Warroambool Is ,d *Wickl ff is i0d 2a 2 Woollthorpe sla d Fee for messenger col), any person died wiahin one mile-id. *Note.-Itranxholme cloosofrom p.m. to 1 p.m daily, and on Wedneoday .rom noon...
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
HAMILTON STOCK MARKET. Fat sheep.-For the opening sale of the year we report a heavier yarding than usual of good to prime sheep, 960 in all. However, with a fair atten dance of the tradle, and brisk com petition throughout, practically all found purchasers, prices showing an inapros-eleCnt on the closing sale of last seai-. Store sheep.- There was a fair yanling of ovei* 5000 offered, includ :1000 mnerinos, :300 crossbreds, and 750 lambs. There was a fair atten dance, and the intark-et opened with a good demand at late rates, which con tinueml throughout, anmi though bidding was slack at tiinms, especially towards the close,.over :1000 foundl purchasers. Fat cattle.-Only a light supply canes forward, and for these bidding was slack ulner the hamnuner. I-low ever, lihlmt steers made £1110, and hecife r; £3,7i. Store cattle.-35 including dairy sorts and ynung st~ezs aI hmeifers, 'ese o-c lerel, andI -met rathem a quiet market for springers, Ibut other lines sold whll at late rates. Q...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
THEY SAY That some visiting anglers made a fine catch of bream at the Surrey River last week. That the jetty extension work is pro. c'ediog satiefactosily. Teimstcrs ap jarently have no trouble in maintain ite a full supp'y of piles. That unusual pub'ic interest is cen *ered in the State by-elections in the .ctnstituencies of Messrs. Watt. Mac kinoun and Hutchinson. That if the Premier is not more popu Inc at Essendon thtan he appears to be everywhere else his position is shaky. The ultra Conservative section. of the Liberal party would not wear sacko'o:h and ashes if he were beaten. That Mr. Mackinnon is making jome strange confessions. He says he voted against his conscience on the Redistri bution of Seats Bill in order to save the 'Government. That he also pleaded for "stricter discipline" wi:hin the Liberal ranks, end pointed to the "cancus-ridden" Labor party as an examp'e. That the 'Rush for Chesap Silk" shows at least the cfliracy of advertir in the country press. Another mor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
PAINS I l 'l' STOMACl1. "I cnto thornanhly recomneintI Chiailer liai's Colic and DIirrbloa JIeneol,," nays SIr. Thomas Kelly, Srekneie'Pr, Ikerigans. n].s.W. **I have been subject to 05ecr pains in the otinaseh mad at tilnme wou!d havelolirv up. I was rcroniuncridcl to Str 1'ha ,borlain a Culic and IinS rhons Remnndv and foun i one alo.e to oivn ze oe iff. Sull -y Thomson, Brake ainl Co. N ,W. ELECT1IONs3Labnr ao txo -Of the five country secorid bsalirn tlin Liberal' two, and Independent Libesii as e. Lahos's absilute mnajirity.ia too. "I'heGovernmannt,' succiss was largely -diso to 11. H Ins nSr's persornily ni d indefatigaill enerly. It is eatirnstcrd Ihat the Pirmior rivelbld c~er 10,000 zni c, and iul I 0 i oi r - 0,n00 elertors dusine thi. .ah npaisi IT WILL COST YOU To write /a n for our Hand. nome Free Gift Catalogue .,of everything So '. Choice in 715tatO OJ WATG Watches. Pa-tat Tnim tse sr. Jewellery, I ';~ Mon;~:C-thf(rS'G~dYuarate etc. 'FORSTER" The Jeroeller, 204 Smith S...
LATEST NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 12 January 1914
LATEST NEWS. In tie cricket seatchi New Zealand .vecea Victoria, the fitiirir iin their first inrnings mtade 141 as, n Vivi,,iia 439, of whicrl Hea the,' ztade li1, Sic!tlusd (4, Kiernan 3il, anti Matthews ;i3 not tint. New Zealand tIns six wickets dwn,, in their second innintng for 117. Reports frosm Sydney states that an swfcl tornado swept over the the Tamworlith dis. trict. Houses churchee, crops, and gardens were uiestrosed. T'rees anti other article, we'r blown tlhroughl, the air like feathers.