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YAMBUK AQUATIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
-0 YSAM BUKI AQUATIC SPORTS. There was a large attendance at the annual sports held at Yambuk on New Year's day, many visitors from the towns roand about taking part in the gathering. In spite of counter attrac tions, the sports proved very successful, - the secretries (Messrs D: J. Ouinane'and J. ^ (. hrroll) and -?ommitteP,--?kr.g _. night in t he Ynmbuk hall, A full report will appear next issue.
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. - 'ISELECTED RECIPES. SBartol Pudaing:--Beat the yolks..of four eggs with half a cup of powder ed sugar, the grated rind and juice of one orange. Add to the stiffly, beaten Swhites oi the eggs, half a cup of flour and half a teaspoonful of baking pow der.: Mix thoroughly, turn into a but tered tin, and baKe for twenty-five minutes in a moderate hot oven. If you have a cake tin with tube in the centre, or a mould with bollow centre, use this for the baking. When done, iremove from the mould, fill the centre serve with whipped cream. Tapioca Snow Pudding.-Three tab lespoonfuls of tapioca soaked over night in a cup oL cold water. (If pos sible buy the Minute Tapioca, which does not require more than a few .minutes' soaking.) Boil one quart of miilk, stir in the tapioca and let it boil; then stir in the yolks of two eggs beaten with a cup of sugar, sea son with lemon, turn into the serving dish, and cover with a meringue made of the whites of the eggs and sugar. Serve col...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
BOWLING. About thiirty entries were received for the bowling tournament now being played in connection with the local bowlihg club. The first round was com menced on Thursday, when the follow ing games were played :-Pickerd (2) 15, beat Grant (scr.) 11; SMuggridge (scr.) 15, beat Orr (1) 4; Hill (2). 15, beat Blake (5) 6; Mercer (4) 15, beat Murray (4) 9; lMct4ood (3) 15, beat Dowdell (4) 9.
The Need for Patriotism in Trade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
The Need for Patriotism in Trade. All too often in our country towns there arises a grave cause for complaint, in that local and district people do not give to the local business man that full measure of trade and custom that his position in the district entitles him to. If we glance over the parcels that arrive at country stations we find an astonishingly large number bearing the label of well known houses in the city. Neither is the trade confined to particular items, but covers a wide field of merchandise, in which drapery and groceries predominate. The reason of this trade is hard to seek. It is difficult to understand hard-headed, practical men, in other directions, send ing their trade to city merchants who give them nothing in return except the goods they sell and for which they receive full value; while, on the other hand, the local business man spends the money that he makes in the district and his best effort to the service of the people is exercised in addition. The only ...
BESSIEBELLE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
BESSIEBELLE. Mr James Lindsay while return ing home from Heywood on the 28th instant, narrowly escaped what might have been a very serious accident. Mr Lindsay was driving a young horse that suddenly shied, and ran one of the gig wheels up an iembankment, overturninig the vehicle, and throwing the occupants very heavily on the ground. Miss Bessie Lindsay had one tooth knocked out, and others very much shaken and bruised. Fortunately no bones were broken. Miss Maggie 'Lindsay also met with a very painful accident on Christmas Day. She had just ar rived home for her school holidays and thought she would like to have a ride. She had only seated herself on the horse's back, when the ani mal started bucking, throwing the rider, and fracturing 'her collar bone. Miss Lindsay .was very much knocked about, but is pro gressing favorably. The, grubs are again making their appearance in the swamp. The farmers are starting to cut their crops. - Some heavy yields are ex pected. The store at Bessi...
Valedictory. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Valedictory. On Wednesday afternoon Mrs P., A. McAnulty was entertained at a tea, at the Colonial tea rooms by a number of her Catholic friends, who had arranged the function in order to bid her a for mal farewell. A very dainty repast was served by Mrs Osmond and Miss Lynch, and the tables were elegantly decorated with seasonable blooms Mrs McAnul ty was presente'd with a handsome silver cake-tray. Mrs Mardling made the presentation on be half of the 'donors and read the following brief address : Dear Mrs McAnulty'-" On this, the eve of your departure from Port Fairy, we, your friends and fellow members of the Catholic church, desire to give expression to the very warm and kindly feelings we entertain towards you and your family. Since your arrival amongst us, some six years ago, you have shown yourself actively charitable towards every movement initiated for the benefit of the Church and schools, and for the ivsio?;nt n onf any trouble or dis tress that has been: brought under you...
Christmas Naval Camp. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Christmas Naval Camp. On Christmas Eve a fairly representa tive number of lads of the Portland naval cadets were conveyed to a spot on the sea front at Allestree, and known as Mr W. T. Redfern's paddock. Here tents were lerected for the camp, the total being 16. These were for use as under : 1 -One for the officers mess, others for their sleeping apartments, one for the cadet petty officers, two for the Portland boys tents, one for the petty officers for sleeping, one for the mess tent, one for the stores, another for the cooks, three for the Port Fairy boys, and one for the guard. Three cooks were specially en gaged for the camp. and under their skilful care in the cuisine department of the camp the reader may rest assured the value was not depreciated. Warrant Officer Jones, of Portland, and Warrant Officer Robertson, of Port Fairy, were in -chargerand-appeared-to share the honors equally. Portland contributed by far the greater number of cadets. Dr Camp bell was the medical offic...
Diplomacy. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Diplomacy. Sunday passed. Tuesday rolled around, and still his tall form did nod loom in the vestibule when the cuckoo clock was sc.unding eight. Thursday he came, and the beautiful girl was burning with wrath. "So this is the way you neglect me," she hissed. "What have you to say for yourself? Why didn't you come?" "I couldn't," faltered the young man. "I had the dyspepsia, and the doctor told me .not to come." "What! The doctor told you not to come to see me because you had dysjiepsla?" "Well, he told me to keep away from', all sweets." The next moment she had him seat ed on the couch' telling him he was the nicest young man in the world.
TO AVOID NERVE TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
TO AVOID NERVE TROUBLES. Never sleep or stay in a close room. When indoors remain in the sun niest and best-ventilated room--one, if possible, which has no carpet. Have at least one window, open in your bedroom. Have a room to yourself when pos sible, and, at any rate, have your own bed. Go to bed early and sleep at least eight hours. Avoid draughts, dampness, dust and smoke. Keep your feet warm and dry. Don't wear a chest protector. If you have to work, take every chance to rest that you can. Avoid eating when mentally or bod ily tired, or when in a state of ner vous excitement. Eat plenty of good and wholesome food.
Wouldn t be Bussed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Wouldnt be Bossed. "But, madam," said the surgeon after the woman had recovered con sciousness in the hospital. "why didi t you stop when the crossing policem::n held up his hand? Then you wouldln't have been struck by th3 not.or car?" "What! Me stop when Jim Magin nis holds up his hand9 I'd let you know I'm his wife, an' he never saw the day when he could boss mie." The simple life is the sort of thing we all think good for other people.
HEART PALPITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
HEART PALPITATION. - It is rarely, if ever, that palpitation 'is diue to any disease or weakness of the heart.' It is almost invariably the "e'i?i of..nervous or digestive trouble: The.bLeat of the heart arises within s.:jelf.: I:'here - nerves in the mus .' ps of the hti.?, and they regulate S:bating, alth ...gh- the speed- or rate ''`the beating en eofrtheir choosing. Sthey ?were. no;. held in. check they ;would set a ra::-. about double that 'which is actually -maintained. The heart is supplied from the brain with two pairs -of.i'egulating nerves. One I.air, the cardio-motor nerves, act only -to spur up t e heart to quicker action. .They are usually inactive, waiting the occasion for applying the spur. The other pair, the cardio-inhibitory nerves, are always in action. It has been said that the heart runs in a pair of tightly-held reins, and the simile is true, for these nerves check the speed. Fear, worry, disorder of. the stomach or nervous system cause these cardio-inhibitory ...
TO SWEETEN THE BREATH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
TO SWEETEN THE BREATH. Children should be taught to use a toothibrush and some good dentrifice after every meal, and especially be fore going to bed at night. There are few things more offensive than an un pleasant breath, and few things easier to avoid, if proper care is given the teeth. One of the cheapest and most enteccive dentrifices is common table salt, and if used with a good brush re gularly very little else will be needed. There are many dentrifices in the mar ket at reasonable prices, and many of them are very good, but some of them are harmful, and it is well to make one's own- dentrifice. If the gums are tender and inclined to bleed easily, select a brush adapted to their tender condition, and do not give them excessive friction. Your dentist will tell you a preparation for hardening the gums. without harming them. There are some gums so tender that a hard brush injures them. The teeth should be brushed downward from both sides of the upper teeth, and up ward from' both...
HEALTH NOTES. THE NOSE AS A HEATING APPARATUS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
- HEALTH NOTES. THE NOSE AS A HEATING APPARATUS. No stove or furnace that was ever made by man can equal, in etflciency the human nose. For the nose, in the space of three inches and in two sec oa~ds of L.ie, can raise the tempera t're. of the air it draws in nearly .fifty degrees, and at the same time satur ate it with moisture and thoroughly purify it. It is also a perfect titer, and thus the most important guardian of the body against disease. SAll air that is breathed into the lungs should be at a temperature of nearly 30 deg. Fahrenheit. Cold, dry air is fine for the outside of tne body, but has no place in- its interior. In heating the air the nose works-on the principle of a steam coil. It is not merely two tubes leading:up into the heac,.and so down to the throat, but from the- bones on either side three twisted bones curl out into the pass age, ohe above the other, each coated wrth elastic: cushions of blood-vessels and tiny glands. These form coils with a great, hot, damp ...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send. ing station, including address and signature not exceeding sixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id, Other places 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. On 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 the foregoing rates to be charged for transmission of telegrams on Sunday Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and fo urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclusivo. of port age obarges.
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders syable in Victoria. Any sum not over £5, d; over £5, but not over .£10, Is; over £10, but not over !15, Is 6d; over £15, but not over .£20, 2s. OWlu- ayable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Not over -£2, 6d ; not over £5, Is not over £7, Is 6a ; not over £10, 2s ; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, Ss; not over £17, 3s Gd; not over .20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Austraha) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Posses] ions or Foreign Countries, 6d for .each £1, sud 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, id ; Is 6d, id ; 2s, Id ; 2s 6d Id; 3s, Id 3s 6d, Id; 4s, Id; 4s 6d,...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 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 ax, &c.); in a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be alit, th eopon 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 tho case may be) " only." acketa may be tied with string, but officers of the department may out the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds, drugs, &o., which cannot be sent as open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastoned 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 according...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, ..Author of "The Money-Lender," "12a -Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. - (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER I. Affairs, financial affairs in particu lar, were at a more than usually low ebb with the Price family, and Queenie Price was feeling badly de pressed as she quitted one of the 'Daci entrances to Voile and Co.'s drapery establishment in Oxford-street. She was not given to moping, but the strain of her home life and the struggle to make both ends meet were beginning to tell, and, also, on this night she was dead tired and suf fering Irom "shop" headache Voile and Co. had just concluded their great winter sale. The strain had been greatest on the last day; the crowd bewildering. Folk out for bargains at sale-time are inclined to forget that shop-assistants are composed of flesh and blood. Many of Queenie Price's fellow shop-girls, who lived in, envied her her nome life, but they did not re alise what a depressing, dreary home it was, how hard t...
New Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
New Railway Fares. Single Return let 2nd lIt and Port Fairy to Melbourne.., 288 Od 18s Sd 46s 10d 31s 2d Geelong .. 21s 4d 14s 2d 35s 6d 23s 8d Ballarat 29s 4d 19s Sd 49s Od 32s 8d Colac 13s Sd 9s 2d'22s lOd'15 Sd Camperdown 9s 6d 6s 4d 15s lOd 10O 6d Terang ... 7E 4d 4a 10d 128 2d 8s 2d Warrnambool 3s 2d 2a 2d 5s 2d 8s 6d Koroit ... ls.8d ls 2d 2s 10d Is 10d Moyne ... O1d 6d ls 2d 10d Hamilton . 9s od 6a 4d 15s 10d 10s 6d Rosebrook... 4d 2d 4d Kirkstall ... sl 2d 10d 2s 0d 1s 4d Crosslev ... 4d 10d 2a 2d Is 6d Printed and published by EDWAD HAsLE., Sole Proprietor at the office Sackville St~tek Fort Fa4ry, State of VfrtWis,
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
. DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. Stationers and Fancy Goods. Misses Walker and Lugg, Sackville-st. Ausctoneers, &c. J. B. Holden and Co. M. Devereux O'Brien Bros. March and Taylor J. Crawford, Wagga-Wagga Drapers and Olothiers Gray and Co., Bank street W. J. 'Tyler, Cox-street E. C. Robinson, Sackville-street,. Grocers and General M'erchac? ; Cutting and Boyd, Sackville-street W. J. Tyler Gray and Co. Bank street Powell and Sons, Sackville street Tailors: T. H. Storey, Sackville-street, W. George, Sackville Street Insurance Agents: Gazette Office, Sackville-streeb J. B. Holden and Co. Undertaker : Wm. Rundeil, William-street Guyett and Sons. Sackville-street