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Important [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Important Concerning some parts of the dis trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for he has no miraculous power of knowing what is happening in all the area of circula tion. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease ? If no one else is doing it for your district will YOU try on these lines ? Send ac counts of public and social events in your township or neigborhood, such as weddings, deaths, accidents, concerts, matters- touching the industries, etc., Write your name in some corner ; not for printing, but for good faith. " Write the hames of persons very distinctly. Do not bother about grammar or spelling ; it is the Editor's work to look after these trifles. The larest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the paper only. Give infor mation, but let criticism alone.
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Port 'Fairy Telephone Bureau Day service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other holidays open from 9 a.m. till 12 noon and 6 p.m till 8 p.m. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi. mins. tional 3 mins, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 s1 9d Colao 94 Is 4d Is Cape Nelson 52 Is 9d Crossley 11i 2d 2d Cudgee 32 Sd 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham .3J 8d 6d Garvoc 464 8d 6d Geelong 143 Is 10d Is 4d Hamilton 911 Is 4d is Hexham .72,. ls 4d is Heywood 60 I ls 9d Hawkesdale 28 8d 6d Illowa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 Is 9d Kirkstall 18 3d 3d Koroit 11 2d 2d Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 Is 10d Is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 Is 4d - Is Panmure 394 8d 6d Portland 44 8d 6d Perishurst' 714 Is- 9d Terang 49* 8d 6d Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any persotL within a radius of one mile Md.
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
Belfast Shire Council. Province Western : Members - HIons W Manifold, Edward James White, Member-Mr 3 F. Duffus, M.L.A. S Created Shire 8th December, 1863. Area - 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on -- £51,045 for 1910-11; £51,375 I for 1911 - 12. Rate - 1s 4d in the pound tor 1912 - 13. Bevenue £4,806 2 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Rater ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684. President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ac 1 -.£3300; Sinking Fund- i Kirkstall Riding. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, retires August, 1915. " Moyne Riding-- . Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916 ; Walter Riddell, :Rose brook, retires August, 1914 ; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires "Augus-, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; #James ,1'Inerney, Yambuk, retires nugust 1914 ; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. * These gentlemenha...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 January 1914
fiort FJairy JioroltulIh -oo- Province West.ern--Members. -Hons 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, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Ponulation - 2000. Number of dwellings-429. Valuation £14,422 for 1912-13; £14 441 for 1913-14. Rate-2s in pound for 1913 14. Revenue £4,858 for 1913-14. Number of Assess ments- 675. Ratepayers in Rate Book-500. on the Voters' Roll-480. Mayoral allow ance-£30. Loans-Acts 1112 and 1552-£5,624 13s 7d ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. UOUNOILLORR. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, t?ort fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 G. Brown, Rosebrook, retires August 1916 A. H. Noar, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. M cBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the may...
To Our Constituents [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 26 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 aedressed to the Editor. Correspondents must 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 Mlelbourne Canvasser is here to-day and away to-morrow. Keaders are cordially invited to seha 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 sp...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
iSAILWAI TI?ME TABLE.. MELBOURNE TO FORT FAIRY, A.M. P.M. Melbourne 6.30 3.50 Geelong ... .. arr 8.10 5.23 dep &835 5.46 Colac ... ... arr 10.41 7.50 dep 10.56 8.9 ... arr 12.0 9.30 Camperdown... P.M. dep 12.14 9.58 arr 12.44 10.8 Terang .. ... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warrnambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PoRT FAIRY TO MELBOURNE Port Fairy ... dep 4A5:-. .1.30 Warnambool ... arr 6.56 2.57 dep 7.11 3.15 Teran . ... arr 8.13 4.25 dep 8.18 4.35 Camperdown ... arr 8.46 5.5' dep 8.58 , 5.23 Colao ... ... ... arr 10.4: " 6.32 dep 10:19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. dep 12.5 : 9.5 Melbourne ... i'23 10.38 FOLIDAY ExcURSION FA RES. let Return 2nd Return Melbourne... ... 37s 10d 25s 2d Geelong . ... 28s 10d 19s ld Ballarat ... ... 39a 3d 26a 5d Colac ... . -18s 6d . 12s 5d Camperdown ... 12s 9d 8s 6d Terang ... ..10e Id 6s 8d Warrnambool ... 4s 3d 2s l0d Koroit ... ... 2s 5d' is 7d Hamilton . ... 12 9d 8s 6d
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
WOOL FREIrGHTS Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to Melbourne or Gee long: RailPort Rail to Mel- Rail to Fairy and ,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 0 43 3 30 0 Purdeet 49 6 44 o 31 9 Penshurst 50 6 44 9 34 o Tabor 50 '6 48 3 36 '3 Yatchaw 50o 47 6 37 9 Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 o Warrnambool 45 o 37 6 21 6 Wannon 50 9 48 3 41' 0 Gritjurk 51 3 49 o 43 o Coleraine 52 0 49 6 44 9 Branxholme 51 o 45 6 32 0 Grassdale 52 3 49 9 35 o Merino 53 3 50 9 38 0 Henty 54 o. 51 6 39 6 Sandford 54 9 52 3 -41 6 Casterton 55 0 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 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 0 Mountajup 47 6 45 o 41 0
County Courts [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 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
General Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 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 Castertoni, Thursday, March 19 -o
Courts of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Courts of Petty Sessions, The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermetitioned 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 PENSHURST, 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
Port Fairy Mechanics' Institute & Free Library. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Port Fairy Mechanics' In stitute & Free Library - The annual meeting of subscribers to h the above was held on Tuesday night n last. Mr O. R. Evans (president) occu pied the chair, and there were ten other subseribers present. The annual report and balance-sheet were read as follows :-The committee have pleasure in presenting their report of the transactions of the institution for the year ended 31st December, 1913, and to express satisfaction at the excellent results of the year's work. Finances.-The year commenced with a debit balance of L22 13s 2d ; expendi- f ture Ir216 3s ld ; total L238,16s. Receipts c totalled L271 15s 9d, leaving a balance to credit of L32 19s 6d. The rent from hall, L152 2s 10d, constitutes a record, in a great measure due to the liberal patronage from picture shows. Unfor tunately, within the past three months the picture companies have ceased to visit the town. The committee, how- I ever, are hoping to have a renewal of i their patronage later on....
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Races to Come. --0- Saturday, January 31-Panmure Saturday, February 7-Hawkesdale Thursday, February 12-Portland Saturday, Feb 14--Terang picnic races Saturday, February 21-Orford Picnic Race Club. Saturday, Feb 28-South Purumbete 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, 7lv'ay 16-Kirkstall May 20,. 21-Casterton Monday, January 26 - Branxholme Carnival and Sports. Wednesday, February 11 - Portland Show Wednesday, March 11-Digby Show
Church Services—Sunday Next. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Church Services- Sunday -Next. Roman Catholic - Mass celebrated every Sunday at Port Fairy at 8.30 and 11; Yambuk and- Orfird alternately at 9.30 and 11.30.-Rev. Jas. O'Regan. Methodist Church - Port Fairy 11, Mr Jones ; 7, Rev Barningham ; Rose brook 7.30, Mr Hunt; Orford 3, Mr Jones ;St. Helens 11, Codrington 3, Rev Barningham. Salvation Army-Port Fairy 11, 3, and 7, Gosbel Hall. Wednesday, Cottage Meeting.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
-0 CRICKET. The cricket match, married v. single, will be played next Saturday, when all members interested are invited to attend in order that two goo'd teams may be picked. On the Thursday following Terang day-a match will be played against the Noorat team, therefore, Saturday's match is important for prac tice. New South Wales made 657 runs in the first innings of the .cricket match against Victoria. The N.S.W. cricketers defeated Vic toria by an innings and 32 runs. Macartney made over 200 runs for New South Wales. The Warrnambool and Mortlake cricketers played a match on Monday. Each team scored 122 runs, the match being therefore drawn. Horwood for Mortlake, made 54, and he took 7 wickets for 60 runs.
Relay Teams Road Contest. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Relay Teams Road Contest. It now looks as if a ?:~:c:i'n team will again win the second process prize of A10 offered by the Dunlop Rubber Co. in connection with their 100 miles' relay team road test. This -prize is to be awarded the team leading on the 31st January. Up to -date, ten riders of the Coburg cycling club, Melbourne, have established fastest time, viz., 4 hours 28 mins. 13 3-5th secs. for the "century," a performance.that has not yet been bettered. So far, the fastest' in vidual relay section of ten miles out and home stands to the credit of C. J. Senior, of Perth, his time being 25mrains. 17 secs. The com petition closes on April 30, when L100 will be awarded the leading team, L50 to the second, and L20 to the third. It is anticipated that some fast times will be recorded by New Zealand teams during the next month or two. The three leading teams are Coburg (V.), North Suburban club, Perth (W.A.) and Bathurst (N.S.W.)
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. The members of the local rifle club jonrneyed to Camperdown on Monday last and competed in a friendly rifle match at the 300 and 600 yards' ranges. The day being warm, a mirage was caused, which made shooting very dif ficult, consequently there were no good scores. The Port Fairy team was beaten by 30 points, but the day's outing and the hospitality accorded them, quite made up for the disappointment at not winning. Members are requested to put in some solid practice as the club has a big con test in the near future. The Australian rifle team will leave for England in May. -o Matt Wells has joined the welter weights in the boxing arena. Smith and. Carpentier will probably meet at Liverpool. The high jump at the amateur sports on Saturday- was won by a.. Victorian, who cleared 6 ft ¼ in. Hughie Mehegan was knocked out in the eleventh round on saturday at Sydney by Taylor. Ad Wolgast on Monday defeated Joe Rivers in a boxing match at Milwaukee. Langford knocked out Cur...
BRIEF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
URIEF NEWS. The Victorian Year Book shows that :there Were 82,561 creamr . separators in use in Victoria last year. 1 The Police force strongly re sents the Chief Secretary's restric tions in third degree examinations. IT NE IB FAILS !ow years we have been using Chamber- t laen's Coueh Remedy, says Mr Herbert H. Woodliead. Wentworth, New South Wales. 1 We have six ehildren, and never use any. 1 thing else or the treatment o1 eonghs, eolds, and Iwnchial eomplaints. I cona. dently recommend Chamberlain's Congh I Remody to everyone, more especiasly to parents, who*Tike myself, have young ehil. den's health to safeguard. It-never fails to give relief in all eases. Fer sale by N. Corson, Chemist A Million club has been estab lished at Perth. WOPPFING C1O6 H My little bey had whooeeping cough very badly, says Mrs A. Hrnderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Road, Mornington, N.Z. I tried several: cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then I tried Chamberlain's; Cough Remed...
Portland Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Portland Pars. (From the Guardian and Observer). The bravery of Barker and-Lass lett, who rescued young Edwards from drowning, has been brought under the notice of the -Royal Hu mane Society by the Mayor. The steamer, Waipana, took fro zen produce and wool direct to London frompn Portland this week. Miss Jessie Holmes, 25 years of age, died on Saturday from an at tack of pneumonia. Pier anglers have been greatly heartened by the capiture of some fine schnapper lately. A pike caught by a local fisherman last week was sold for 5s and to meet the demand for choice fish it was cut in half. Things don't seem to be going smoothly at the hospital. The ma tron as well as the probationer, is tendering her resignation. .A sys tem of divided control is said by a member of the visiting committee to be largely responsible for disaf fection among the staff. The Colac Shire Council declines to pay any further bonuses for fox scalps. The Portland Shire would do likewise but for a belief that the pa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
PORT FAIRY & M BOU E h Wtsther aid other circumstances per- p mittiug. tl Port 1airy to Molbonrne t, OsIn?o-MONDAY, Feb 2, 10 a.m. a 11io0--PRIDAY, Feb 6, soon Prom i=ihoi~ao t sinj0O-WEDNESDAY, Feb 4, noon gagio--MONDAY, Feb 9, 4 p.m. t To Portland I OIaaIo-WEDNESDAY, Peb 11i From fortiand OUti-,-THURSDAY, February 12 FARES.-To Melbourne.-Saloon : Single, P4m?: Return, 18£. NO Steerage Passengers carried. Return tickets are available for 3 months, and by either boat. Port Fairy to Portland, saloon only, 4 6d each way. Freight at schediule rates. Commodious Storage. Accommodation available at the Steam Packet Wharf, Port Fairy. THE BELFAST & KOROIT STEAM NAVIGATION CO., IfD. Office, Gipps-street, Port Fairy. - H. L. HOBDAY (Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria), LATELY F. W. NUNN, DENTIST, 57 COLLINS-ST., MELBOURNE, Wishes to notify the Public that he has REMOVED his DENTAL ROOMS to Sackville Street, Opposite Cramond and Dickson's. I)DR. W.- I. ORCHARD, Physician...