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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
THEY SAY That a practieally complete skeleton of a mina bird has beeni found near In vercargill, New Zealpnd. When re constructed the skeleton will stand 10 feet high. That Mr. H t. M. Cdmpbell, M.LA., after touring from south tonorth New Zealhnd, has hrrived at Auckland. fThat a large number of spurious £10 notes has been circulated at Auckland, the forgery being so clever that even the bank ofticials were deceived. Thu notes were all circulated during the holidays when the banks were closed. The notes circulated exceed £E1000. ShopkeeperS, hotelkeepers, and the totalisatorwere all victimiscd. That a kingfish (possibly a Glenelg mnullaway), weighing 251b, luis beea caught in the Hopkins river at Wa'rr. nambool.. .T'hat eggs arc Boelling in DMelbourneo flrom 1/4 to 0/ per dozen. • Now is the time to give the fowls Barclinam's eg-g. powder.-.i .tk That a 'Inarri g" will tak .place ia thie Church of Englind next Wednes. day, and a double one (two sisters) in the Methodist Church on We...
CAPE BRIDGEWATER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
CAPE BRIDCEWATER. (From our correspondent.) The district is wonderfully green considering the small rainfall. Only the surface of the ground has been wet by the occasional showers; down a few inches thie subsoil is as dry as powder. Grass is very backward and there is uvery indication of a bad autumn. The rainfall for the year urp to date record ed an the local observatory is 300 points, .the lowest on record. ¶lhe water, sup ply is causing anxiety to stock owners, many of whom have only a very limited supply. Thie Bridgewater Lrkes are so low that in many places stock have rome difficulty in reaching the' water. Cattle are fal ing off in conrdition and the milk ,suppiy has. nob risen to any great extent. There. is grod dsrmnnd for all classes of stock and dealers and agents are on thie move. The Bridgewater P. and A. Society intend to hold its annual concert io aid of tile Show funds early in May. A sub-committee Ihas thie matter in hIand and tihe concert promises to be a suc cess....
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. Tho ollowing isalistof tolephoneostati and charges:- Name Fi. 3mins. Additional ofITown Conversation, 3mins, *Branxholme 8d 6d Ilyaduk Is Od Cape Nelson 2d 2d Cavendish s 9d *Casterton via Branxholmno Is Bd uasterton via Hamilton ta 4d Is Coloraino la 4d Is Condnh Gd 5d Closale la 9d Dcnnington 1i 94 Digby, via Branxbolme Is 9d Dunkeld Is 9d Olenthompson Is 4d Is IHawkeadrle, isa Od Hamilton sla d MHeywood 2d 2d Kentbruck 6d 5d Kirkstall is 9d Koroit Is 9d Lake Bola is 10d 1 2d AMacarthur Is 4J Is :XMerino, via liranxholno 1s 9d blerino, via Hamilton Is 4d Is Mount Gambier la 9d MIoyno Falls I. 9d Myamyn Sd 51 Narrawong 2 2d Nelson 8d 6d !'enItluist Is 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonne lI 4d sl Hipponhurst Is 9d Tyrendarra .d 3d Yambuk 6d id *Wallacedal 8d 6d Warrnambool la 9 Wickliff Is 10d s 2 Woolsthorpe Is 9d Fee for messengcr call, any person died whihin one nile--d. *Noto.--ranxholme closes from p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and on Wednesday rom noon to 6 p.m...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
Local Land Board. The following wero the successful ap. plicants for heath blocks, at the Land Board held at Portland on Thursday last before Mr. E. T. Brennan: parish1 of Mloulic- Allot. 15, 155a, Amelia .Crop!ey, of (jlenl :Park. Allot; 16, 175 acres, A. Kcllett, of Elstcrnwick. Allot 17, 173. acres, M1. F. Kellett, ]lstsernwick. Allotment 24, 15 acres, Arthur Copley, Glen Park. Parishof Trcwalla Allotment 12, 105 acres, E. T. l3aynes, Rarnawartha. Allotment 13, 105 acres, John Nix, Trafalga I. Allot 4, 120 acres, Joseph Baxter, po,.tland. Allot. 15, 100 acres, D. Murray, p?ortland. Allotment 24, 90 acres, E. Cass, Leilh Creek. Allotment 25, 90 acres, .. Cham( sers, Leigh Creek. Allotmentlr 26, 60 acres, W. A. Wright, Tolondo. Allotment 7, 200 acro.s, T. Cowan, Yarral Junction. Allotments 16 and 17, parish of Tre walla, were not applied for.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
T OR. SAoLE- Ce.ntre.-board BoAt " ri,,'; 21 feetI aleo the well-known I'ny 'roicect. Must bCe .old (cheap);. '. Mar. hlll and l ., Lal A"e(ntsl, I.ntii ck street.t W TANT'ED, Witres.se for. lanquict 0. Vl : r'»l April. Apliyl itm dit(litely i NT ;)Rj, tayv o.rk inl W.ltinglli. S . ing, c. Ap pl. . ,'l iSlechl r, !-rc t treet, opposite St. mt :;he ' IOPNI), a Spirit Level. Oiwner nin ltya. : i fun hloby paying cost of thiim ad1t.1 SUlt N ISHED House s ltiet; three uin . utes from railway station. Wyattt inl Co. IF you want a Iotusuelold ogo(od Selpa rator interview W. Ileni'l-s. local agen.for the Baltic I'ashl Dairy I1achlni ery Co, ,___-__ 1ISS B. TAIT, A.L.C.M., LLC M., IMllT gi ve instructio ill on llhe P in in pIolrtlaiun sliould sullicient inlduce ilnent offer. ]iftcniiiiy ing Ilils kind leave w'oild at lhe "(lbserver" ofllice. Ternis nioderate;. Portland Hospital "T ANT'ED, a Geneurl Servanit. Wages 12/ a wclk. Apply .1. T. PI.t'ot'tist, Secretary. _ South-Western District Fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
.. . t ?\ ... . :W. HEMERS. ·_ CO0 CHBUILDER, . Gen3r'al BlaIksmith,Wheelwright & Horseahoer PERCY STREET, POEFTLAND. W . beg to tb'c his numerous patrons fortheir hiboralou port In th b ~ a vify b'ti n a I tos pIblii iri ?lly thab it will his ostant aim Eln their c3a' lenae by do. uniformly good work. Nr an 1S3c n3-h~ll Baggles always on Haud. usnmithllng Done, and all ktinds of Agriculturai Implements Ropairod Careful attention given to the tyreing of wheels. E·timstes given for all repairs, if required. EEwso-Shnooing Stptly Attended ts. BIzggie of all i: riptionu [Repire:l, 'aioted and renewed. Plough Repaired Made Lightest draught. w HOWELL. iT. BLISuD.n 187S. i:s, r to Mr D. Beat 3oull1 nbr all Monum enta Caryer. .£3rtlan1 and HEml1ton. JOB PSINTINQ~ AT - - T' .. :,?L ., 1 hELB3UR NF0 PRI[ES. O aith hs bid, or foulal~a being the I .v of rad., and "iaJin3 that a lood at oat wick Ia uaiteri ls iuScciOn a S• n ,w havC procured THil DFST I.AOhlINF IN THI IMARKET are? now p...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 20 April 1914
liH.i Senoorise.--Jn the list of prize winners in tile lggregaite, sevice iritd teams' siatches fired at the .1IHam ilton DI:triict. Union's meeting last w.cik ii. L. Vivialn,. of I'ortland, is third in thie Camplell Aggregitte, with pr ilize, f £2. \ '1'. cBinett is creditedli witl 10s. In the lamilton U'inion Ag gr:cate Mrl. 'Vivian is first, wit.h a pi'ize of £1, iand he also ar,'ies (jfl' thlle Vie torian lRife Association's gold medal for tile hilgheist score in the Union Chlsnqioshilp. In the 'ceamsns' Match the highest; scores are::--Hamilton No. I (£9)241 points; Portlaud No. 2 (£2), 210; Mac'arthuli(2 ', 2410; Portland No. 1 (LI/, 238; Saudford No. 1 (LI), 237. Pr.ssi,'ts',rrox. - At the close of choir practice at St. Stephen's Chlrch oni Tlirsday evening, the 9th inst, Canoln Carmichael, on behlalf of the nmembers, pr'eseited Miss Allnutt with a lhandsomne silver salver and ar silver flower stand, as tokeis of thcir esteem and regardi on the occasion of resigning, lherc po...
Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
S Postal Arrangcm et BEVIEID TO DATE. Maillaor the sndermentioned offices owre at .ortland[as follow:-. aiaiat a.d Adelaide. 7.00 a s7Oam .t0am 7l0am'ii(0m - liart ... ... 7.00 in 7.500cm ,.t0 am 17.10 am 7.I rn leatee .. ... 9pm 9pm I m ., L'n. Draautolne -*.7.00 am ~750 a in 50 am.p0am 7.0ti .1rm D teo ... -. 7.0O 7.ta .00a m 0am , a ('ape Blidgwatel. *- . 9 an 0 s Cape Eelaon .."I 2 " Cockatoo Valle ...t I - '". 'I (North Portland) | . 0.a•n-1s. o:tO a Codslngton - 9 pm |9pm m 7.00,0W Coleraino ... - 7.00 am 7,10 am 17.t0am 7 50am, .0 am o ?!ondah ... ..-. 7.50 am|7.10am7.60l am7 0 7m.50 a Dartmoor .. -- 7.00 am 7 0 am Drik Drik .- .- 7.50.am 0 7m English Mail,WedeE days, 7.0 a,m. Gore -- . m 8.0 am 8.. 00 am .i. Hamilton ... . .?.t0 am 7.0 am 7.50 am 70 a mL 7.0 a 7. m HIeywood .. . .70am 7.0 am 7.0 am 70 0am 7.00 am 7.0.W m Benthruck ... 7..0. . am . 7.50 am L C Brlidgewater - 9 am .am Lyons .. 70 77500a .0 7.(Ga . Melbourn.- 750 am 7.Oam 7.00 am 7.50 a 7.0 am Om Merino . ... 7...
NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
NEW OSTAC IATES The new postal rater, it.cleding the pe&nn postage on letters, come in force on hay lst. The reduccd rates are aE follow: TUR1OUGIOUT CoUlOlIOSWEALTB AM.) PAlPU1'A. Laoter 1d.pert or. Lette erds,sing)t ,ld .e Do. reply ,ld. each half. l'oetcards,eatgl ,ld. each Do. reply, Id. each half. Printed papers Old .per 2 oz. Books, paintsc d--s Unit~e AustraliR, 04 per 8:oz;. n Australia Od .per 8 on. BMtani es-I'riniteld it Auotralia, Old. per 8 ma.; printed outside Australia, Old. per 4 oz. "Banoard," Old. per 12 oz. Commercial papers patterns, samples and merchatdise, Id. per 2 oz. OVMRSEA DOf1NIONS Letters from the Cornnr.nwealth to (tIe United Kingdom, oversea dominiono, British colonies and prtotectorates except the New Hebrides, Id. pee d oZ. NEW ZEALAND AND TIIEISLANDS. The ra:cs to New Zeslood, Figi and British Solomon Islands are: Let id 1 or. Po srds agle 3d. D rep ld.ea Le er ingl i d. Do reply,ld.eoch.hsl Mogazice id. 8 us., additional 4 o Old. Beolko, id...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. 'IThe ollosing iea litof telephone:t\oti and charges:- h?ame Fi. 3mine. Additional oflTown Conversation, 3mins. *lranxholmon S Bd Byaduk Is 9d Cape Nelson , 2d 2d Cavendish Is 90 *Casterton via llranxholmo Is 91 Casterton via Hsmilton Is 4d la Coleraino Is 4d sla Condalh 6d 54 Crosaley Is 9d Dcnnlngton IJ 94 Digby, via Branxholm lIs 9d IDunkeld Is Sd Olenthompson Is 44 Il Hawkosde?o iaJ 9d Hamlilton is 9d FHeywood 2d 2d Kentbruck 6d 5d Kirkatall la 9d Koroit sla d Lake Bola Is 10d 1 2d lnacarthur I s 4d Is $\lerino, via Branxhohre is 9d Merino, vIa Hamilton ls 4d Is .Mount Gambier las Sd Moyne Falls i ls. 9d 2lyamtn 6d 5d Narrawong 2d 2d SNelson Sd Sd Pnblulst Is 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port lMcDonno Is 4d Is Ripponhurat . Is d Tyrendarra 3d Sd Yambluk 6d 5d "Wallacedal 8d 6 Warrnambool is 9 Wickliff Is 10d Is 2 Woolsthorpo Isa Fee for meosenger onll, any person died wihin one mile-3d. cNoto.-Branxholme closes from p.m. to i p.m datily, and on Wednesday rom no...
Borough Council. Wednesday, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
Borough Council r Wednesday, April 22. Present--The Mayor (COr. William son), And CrsH'TTanlon; Wyatt, Coiiuch, and D.avis.. Cri.-Miller apologiscd for absence. - CORRESPONDENCE. From J. N. BaIrcham, tendering his resignation as a councillor, the growing demands of his businessrcndering it im possible for him to attend to the duties. - Accepted with regret. From Rating Reform League, advis ing tihe Council to apply for State land valbations in view of having borough assessments made on tile un improved value, municipalities having now the option to adopt that system. -Received. From Treasury, forwarding voucher for £263, licences equivalent.--Re ceived. From Railway Department, as fol lows:--With reference to the letter from the Council, dated 7th March, stating that the H1amilton to Tolondo connecting railways are being laid as light lines, and "light rails areo being utilized, and requresting that heavier rails be laid, I am dirCcted by tIhe I-ion. thie Minister to inform you that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
THEY SAY That as the result of the droighlt and scarcity of stock at Broken lHill, butchors have again increased prices by Id and 2d per lb for choice cuts. That mnembers of the opposition in the German Parliament are raising a strong protest against the army orders for punishment, to native solicers in Germ'rn East Africa Under these native soldiers may be compelled to went chains when on the march or to be bound when in camp, and an otlicer is empowered to inflict 50 lashes and non-commissioned oflicers to inflict 25 lashes. That William J. Mayo, President of the American Surgical Association, clalims tlmt cancer' is directly due to the eating of too much or badly cooked meat. That the Sowers'Band will hold a sale of goods in St. Stephen's hall on April 22nd in aid of the missionaries That the candidature of the followr ing was approved for selection by thie Political Labor Council to contest Wannon and Glenelg at the next elec. tions- Wannon - Messrs. Vs. Barn field (Curlton), J....
ORCHARD PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
ORCHARD PESTS. 31r. W. H. Datey ig advice for treathent of orchard pests:-l'or fungus. diease s, spray trees with Bordeaux hiixture, using tlh f 4.40 forrmuli, that is 601bs bluistone, 4lbs best limue and 40gla water. For chewing insects sush as codiin moth caterpillais, usi arsenato of lead lib to 25gls water. For woully aphis and ticale insects use an oil Ppray at the tinm trees are dormrilnt at strength of Igul red oil to 15g is of wartr. If using on dorm iat peach trees, it is Iest to use n? strength Ig rl oil to 20gals water. As a tobacco'spray for apilides during the summer, he advised the use of the following formrula-11 5, viz; lib to bacco, llb soft soip to every Ogals water. Dissolve soap by boiling, but mover boil tobacco. This this up in a Big uand allow it to soak in cask of water lays or weeks before u-ing, so as to obtrain all its s-rength. A good win ter spray, lhe inmntioned, was tie lime anlphur wsh-Sulphur O1lbs, lime 15 lbs, water 59gals, Slake the line and Bteve...
ANCIENT INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
ANCIENT INDIA. A Portland lady now residing in India, writing to friends here, gives the following interesting description of some of the wonderful buildings of a by-gone age to be found in India. The letter is headed "Our Trip to Anurad hapora" and the writer proceeds: We left here early to catch the seven trsin, The first partof the journey being lovely, as we had tp go half way to Co!omqo before changing, and it was all among the bills and paddy (rice) fields froee. Polgahawela, where we chsnged. It was all flat country, and for the last three hours' journey it was very little else than thick jungles, oc cosionally big pools and water holes, which were lovely on our return home, so they were covered with water lilies. We got to Anuradhapura about two. We had lunch and a resa till four, then went out in a garry (carriage) to see the sights, taking a guide with us to Bbow us the way and point out the places of interest to us and tell us about them all. We first went to the Abbayagi...
HAMILTON STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
. HAMILTOH STOCK REPORT. Fat srlheep.-We repo.rt a yardir? of, oIF over 5UO good to prite sheep, in eluding abtout 90 lnamiri. Tiere waos a 1fir attrl-,dnce of the trad*, aId br.sk •cmpitti,,n thlrougl;out for all lines, eerythir'g being clered, wlth pimne ,amib, es.pecitly In the eCarler cslb, inl ttrong d, i irid. Q Qiotatrtii'+- Primelr Shropshire e .f 20; ti 22/3, smller 37/19; -tr,,lired wetnr , prime., 17/10 .1o 18/r; do., god, 1liG to I/; croes bred owes, primn, 17t7 to 18/7; do., ;.,od, ,l1iS to 16/11; good merino wet. hers 13/1 to 1 1/ and 1/3; do., ewes, 30/ to 10/ll; Shrpihire lamb', plime, a3l/1; cro-sdl dio, 1d./7 t, 16/l; do.. ii , 13/3 to 1 I/t: com'cI ack do, 13/11 i, 14/I.; e,,i|-.luck amtb,, son-Ier, 12/ it, J 13/. Strue sheep.--Abrlot 1000, mnrino .and crosshrel'd owes aiid wethIirs and i300 cirombhck, crossbred and I[I-I Slhrop.Ihiie lani,,n i W Il warseors chanle to to hand. The.e m?t good comlpetition ?througho?u', on I mostly foud pur chasers under the hlan,ii...
WALLACEDALE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
WALLACEDALE NORTH. (Frool our correspondent. A very good downfall of rain was e:xperirnced on last Friday night, when 74 points were registered. This was welcomed by those who have just com pleted their .ploughing. The rainfall fur the year, up to the present is 499 points. The Brain furnd committee met on Oaturday evening to receive the money rulseribed. and they decided to send ale~srs. H. Annete and II.'Cross to habnd over same, which amounted to £:5/1l, to Mr. Braio . The lists are cot yt cromple ed, so it was decided to t teL on 2nd prox. in order to comp'ete li-ts and hand them in on that date. Mir. lrain is progressing favourably. A splendid specimen of two year-old Berkshlire pig, weihing 583 lbs, was killed by Mr. H. Annett, of Wallace dale. The animal produced 40:bs of laird, this being a record fvr the die tricL.
GIRL AND BURGLAR. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 23 April 1914
CIRL AND BUIILAR. A well-known anarchist in Paris nlamed Andrieu was engaged in carry ing out at burglary in a hlouso after having terroriscedl the inmmtes at thle point of the revolver. Quicklly re covering hler self-possession, howevcr, a girl in the hlouse, aged 12 years, scized a box of snuff, and, lying in wait for the burglar, dashied tho con tellts ill his fatce etas lie was about to leave. The o:snuff blindcd'Anidiioe, and eiusced him shch. aoolly tllht, skricking witi pain, hlie turned his ire volve' upon himself and committed suicide. Two boiibs were foiund on liil.