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One Couple, One Home [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
One Couple, One Home This is .what Imy. old school friend, it cent, and I dreamed' (says a wrrael to aL.London paper) when, becoming. en gaged-.at :about t:hd same time, we planned: to spend att least the first year of.oiur masried life in one house We. should share expenses, and thus saovi a little money. :We could afford to havo a good-sized house, in a- pleasant suburb, while a :,i? d. smoking room for the men, and a tennis court. f'or. ourselves. W? :\owuuld always help each other in thel house-keeping troubles bound to afflict: suhlf inexperienced people .as we.. were. Best; of all, we would. be a, great deal- togerther : ..:: - I shouild explain thatt Millicet 's Ihus band wa:: bni o the' ;:,-Stok: Exchainge; while' minif6~iw as 'ii ar;ister w;hio had just .go vers li the most ;cistic-d first ,years a;-nid uasnng tofinhd a-. small: but 'eady: paccti:e .?itBu fr sitlige co-perativ~i .housekeeping plan each couiple .would ih'he to begin mart sied lify ine a veryi - hinall lhoise...
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Tile Young Guard. '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 Mondays :.in each month. LýCadets 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 ini 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.
The Benefit of Legumes [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
The Benefit of Legumes I. is: . well knowvn fact that a vig orous leguminous crop such as peas or clover: eir-iches the :land in nitrogen and that anntlier crop, say wheat, or oats,.. tollowing min ,rotation will benefit .from the nitrogen, resilcaes.. ecent investigations show, however, that tne cereal may derive benefit from the eg ume even when both are growing at the same time. 'In the "Jour. Agric. Eci.," vol. 3, experiments are describ ed bearing this inmerence. Oats were grown in quartz sand in small pots placed in larger pots also filled with quartz sand, .but growing peas. T:he inner pots thus grow oats only and tie larger outer pots peas only, and in both cases all the necessary plant foosl were added except nitrogen. Tho inner pots were of two.-kinds. \Vhero they ' were of the ordinary porous pattern tbe oats grew 3gorously. In the latte' case it is believed that soluble nitrogen ous matters diffused through the inner pot from the peas growing outside. Confirmnation of th...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Races to Come. --o- Saturday, January 31-Panmure 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-Koroit Saturday. March 21 Hexham Tuesday, March 24-Caramut Easter Monday (April 13)-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
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
WOOL FREIGHTS Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to Melbourne or Gee long: - Rail Port Railto Mel- Rail to Fairy and bourne Geelong. thence by steamer. Koroit 46 -3 39 6 23 3 Woolsthorpe 47 6 41 0 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 5o0 .47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 o 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 50 9 38 0 Henty 54. o 51 6 39 6 San.dford 54 9 52 3 41 6 Casterton 55 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 Myamyn 52 6 50 o0 28 o0 Milltown 52 9 .50 6 27- 3 Heywood 53 9 51 3 25 o Strathkellar 48 3 46 o0 39 o Mountajup . 47 -6 45 o 41 o V ALUABLE IISCOVERY FOR THE I1AIR. If your hair is turning grey, or white, or fall ing off, use "The Mexican Hair Renewer," for it will positively restore in every case Grey or White hair to its original colo...
Geelong and Its Environs. 1860—1914—P. A. McANULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Geelong and Its Environs. 1860-1914-P. A. McANU1IY. The Geelong Mechanics' Institute, [ with circulating library and reading rooms, is a two-storied building in Ryrie street, near the town hall. It possesses a f concert hall about twice as large as the _ lecture hall in fort Fairy, with stage, d scenic properties, and a gallery. The institute has a circulating library of C 35,000 volumes, and continued additions i of the latest books are being made. Over 50 magazines and reviews are taken and issued to members and subscribers. The amount of subscription fee is about double that in Port Fairy, and each I member is entitled to one complete c work with magazine or review, Eight t copies of each magazine are taken, and after being read, these are bound, and not sold, a system of uniform binding E is now being adopted. There are smok ing, chess, and draughts rooms con nected with -the building, also a ladies' reading room. Membership con fers the privilege-of free admission to institute ...
County Courts [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
County-" Courts Colac, Thursday, February 5 Camperdown, Tuesday, February 17 Port Fairy, Thursday, February 19 Warrnambool, Thursday, March 5. Portland, Tuesday, March 17 Hamilton; Wednesday, March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19
Country Roads Board. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Country Roads Board. The members of the Country Roads Board, Messrs Calder (chair man), McCormick, and Fricke, con ferred with the members of the Mortlake shire council on Thurs day morning respecting the future operations of the board, and its methods of work in. connection with municipalities. Cr Montgomery said when the board was first introduced be did not view the proposal with any degree of pleasure and was under the impression that the Mortlake shire would suffer at the hands of shires that were not so favorably situated. But after discussiig the matter unofficially with the mem bers of the board, his fears and doubts were totally dispelled, and he was quite confident the shire would not lose by the new proced ure. Mr Calder, in explaining the principle of the board, said: At the outset the board secured all the plans available in order to get a general idea of the principal roads in each shire. Thus they learned what were national roads, and what were the principal local cro...
General Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
General. Sessions Colac, Thursday, February 5 .. Camperdown, Tuesday, February 17 Port Fairy, Thursday, February. 19 Warrnambool, Thursday, March 5 Portland, -Tuesday, March 17 Hamilton, Wednesday, March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19
Portland Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Portland Pars. (From the Guardian and Observer) Householders are asking for a bi weekly service for the removal of dust and garbage. Lady bathers were scared away from the baths by an octopus, but .the caretaker ejected the intruder. At the council meeting, complaint was made that male bathers walked through the streets in their pyjamas: and that the x-rays dresses on .the ladies were also causing .comrnent. -The Mayor said he could not see how the council could interfere. Mr Rodgers, M.P., is trying to arrange a visit of the warships on Discovery Day in April and Henty day in November. Out of the recent swimming and life-saving demonstration receipts (£22) £5 has been donated to the hospital. The Railway Denartment recent ly called applications for a number of apprentices between 16 and 18 years of age for various branches in the service. Master Harry Goldsmith, of Portland was one of the successful ones for turner and fitter, he having gained 350 marks out of the maximum 400. He i...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
OBIUA RY. -The news of the death of Mr J. E. Crowe was received here with feelings of deep regret, as deceased was a man who was liked by every body. A few years ago he leased the National hotel,, Woolsthorpe, and purchased a farm at Aringa. He afterwards resided at Port Fairy but soon went back to the National hotel, which he again left. Since then he has resided at Koroit, his death (at the age of 40 years) tak ing place on Saturday night. The remains will be interred in the Tower Hill cemetery to-morrow morning. The death, at the age of 65 years, is announced of an old Port Fairyite, on Saturday morning last, in the person of Mr James Bambrick, of Ballarat East.- Deceased, who was a widower and leaves one son (Harry) had been suffering from heart trouble for some time past. He has one brother (Tom) and 3 sisters, one of the latter being Mrs Kelly, Melbourne, the other two being the Misses Lucy and Annie Bambrick, who lived with their late brother at the Earl of Zetland hotel.. Mr...
Courts of Petty Sessions, [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Jo urts of Petty Sessions, The Pelice 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 . WARRNAMBOOL, Mondays, 10 a.m. Monday, February 9 Monday, February 23 Monday, March 9 Monday, March 23 PENSEURST, Thursdays; 11 a.m. Thursday, February 12 Thursday. March 12 PORTLAND, Saturday, 10 a.m.., Saturday,.February 14 Saturday, March 14 MACARTHUR, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 7 Tuesday, March 17 KOROIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. Friday, February 20 Friday, March 20 -o
KOROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
KOROIT. Mr George Hain is the possessor of a mouse which sings and twit ters like a canary. Its four or five different notes are clear and dis tinct. Oriental planes have been plan ted in the railway station grounds. A meeting of those interested in the formation of a cricket club will be held next Wednesday evening. *Mr J. A. Nayler has purchased, and introduced into his business, two of the latest cash registers, the price paid being ,£230. Another altar has been made by Messrs T. Rundell and Son, this one being for the Hawkesdale. Ro man Catholic Church. It is exac-. tly similar to that made for the Yambuk church. Dr Higgins, R. C: Bishop of Bal larat, will visit here at an early date in connection with the new church buildings in the parish. Mr Chas Mitchell left Koroit on Friday morning after having been associated as manager with Mrs Marks' saddlery business for the past twelve years. At the local court last week the following'cases were dealt with: Coughlan and Watt v. Thomas...
Furs Preserved by Cold [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Furs Preserved by Cold .Wien, the "life" of a fur garment is considered in relation to its cost, the economical quality is a high one, par ticularly to-day, when s:cenoe has effec ted so perfect a preserver, as cold stor age. This development of. preserva tion, which actually-- arrests natrural deterioration caused by evaporation of the natural oil in the leather anid hair of furs in temperate and .hot atmos-. pheres, apart from the immunity, it provides against ravages -- by moths. prolongs' the life of the commodity in a wonderful degree. This advantage alone, compensatesl for a great deal of the recent rise in values. Further, the depth of color and gloss in the fur is more enduring by -many years than it was under- the wai.ehousing conSitions of bylgone days.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
IP ORT FAIRY & MELBOURNE Wetber and other circnmstances per - mittiug. Port Tairv to Melbourne gO?Sin-WEDNESDAY, Jan 28, noon GMuino-MONDAY, Feb 2, noon from Mnlbourne OaAno-TUESDAY, Jan 27, noon lawinO-PRIDAY, Jan 30, noon To Poftland Ogito--SATURDAY, January 31 From FortlaudL fOUta-MONDAY, February 2 PARiS.-To Melbourne.-Saloon : Single, 1s; Return, 18s. NO Steerage Passengerscarried. Return tickets are available for 3 months, and by either boat. Port Fairy to Portland, saloon only, 4s 6d each way. Freight at achedule rates. Commodious Storage Accommodation available at the Steam Packet Wharf, Port Fairy. THE BDLFAST & KOROIT STEAM NAVIGATION CO., I1TD. Office, Gipps-street, Port Fairy. H. L. HOBDAY (Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria), S.LATELY F. W. NUNN, DENTIST, 57 COLLINS-ST., MELBOURNE; Wishes to notify the Public that he has REMOVED hig DENTAL ROOMS to Sackville Street, IOpposite Cramond and Dickson's. DR. W . . ORCHARD, Physician ana :surgeon, M AY be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
PIANOFORTE, THEORY OF S MUSIC, HARMONY,. Etc. Mrs J. Sprague, Holder of Honors, Certificated in Harmony Trin. Col] London. Thorough Technique. Pupils Prepared for Examinatibns, Prac tical and theoretical, if desired. Special Attention given to Young Students CLASS at "AVONDALE," SACKVILLE ST., PORT FAIRY A IBRS J, c, C ABLLU , pianoforte, singing, Organ and -Theorvy, Andrew sell. Comnmi.sion and Shipping Agent. GIres STREET, PORT FAIRY. The Liverpool and London and Globe (Fire and Acci dent)- Insurance Co. Ltd. RISKS accepted at the Lowest Current Rates. Local Agents J. B. HOLDEN & CO., Auctioneers, &e.. Port Fairy, is - an lax Big G Berated Golden seal I Compomund m A safe and reliable remedy for treating diseases of ALL mucous membranes, such as dischargesfromthenose,throat stomach and urinary organs. P AT CHEMISTS Why not cure yoursd?f? Treatise with each bottle or mailed on request. The Evans Chemical Co. Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A. as dt THE th LONDON DIRECTORY. (Pu...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Personal. Mr Moroney, assistant teacher at the Higher Elementary school, Hamilton, is to be transferred to Melbourne next month. This school's pupils were very success ful at the recent junior public ex aminations. Messrs E. H. Cameron, Warde, Barnes and J. W. Billson now con stitute the Parliamentary Standing Committe on the Railways. . Ex senior-constable Scanlan, of Casterton, received a beautiful oak tray and silver service from the Casterton justices of the peace, Senior-constable Kane is his suc cessor. Mr Moutray, recently of the Bank of Australasia, Mooroopna, is at pre sent an inmate of the Mooroopna Hospital, suffering from diphtheria. Mr O. Pye (formerly of Kirk stall) has been transferred from Lake Bolac to Derinallum State school. Mr Thomas Vinen, who has been in indifferent state of health for some time is now an inmate of the Port Fairy hospital. David Laidlaw, merchant, late of Hamilton, left real estate valued at £8,800, and personal estate valued at £17,344 to the ...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Local & General News. --*--- ExcURSIoN FROM THE WIMMERA. On Friday, February 13, a cheap excur sion train will leave Nhill at 7.25 a.m. (calling at all stations) for Port Fairy, arriving here at 6.25 in the even ing. The fare from Nhill is 30s lid and 20s 7d, children undr 14 half fare ; under 3 years, free. OUR STATE MEMBER. - The Mel bourne correspondent of the " Stawell Times " writes :- "With, no great Sabundance of cubits to his stature, Mr James Francis Duffus can still claim to be one of the personalities of the Legislative Assembly. This fact was realised when his representation of Port Fairy suffered a temporary eclipse at the hands of a Labor candidate. " We miss Little Duffus " was to be heard in the lounges more than once during the existence of that particular parliament. Mr Duffus has more than one qualification for his representative position. He is for one thing esentially a local member. The Duffus family is as well known in his district as is the Murray fam...