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Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 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 Canperdown 68 Is 9d Colac 94 Is 4d Is Cape Nelson 52 is 9d Crosaley 11i 2d 2d Cudgee 32 - 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 3J 8d 6d Garvoo 46L 8t 6d Geelong 143 Is 10d Is 4d Hamilton 911 Is 4d is Hexham 724 ls 4d le Heywood 60 Is 9d Rawkesdale 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 lOd Is 4d' Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 1s 4d Is Panmure 394 8d 6d Portland 44 8S 6d Penshurst 71i Is 9d Terang 49 8d 6d . Tyrendarra 27 Sd 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any perao. within a radius of one mile 3d..
BelfastShire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
BelfastShire Council. Province Western : Members - Hons W Manifold, Edwe-rd James White, Member-Mr J F. Duffus, M.L.A Created Shire 8th December, 1863. Area -- 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1911-.11; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - is 4d in the Pound tor 1912 - 13. Revenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratel ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ao 1 -,3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Riding. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914; Daniel Lane, Killarney, retires August, 1915. Moyne Riding-- f. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916 ; Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; *James bM'Inerney, Yambuk, retires August 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. * These gentlemenhave occupied the p...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
POSTAL INV?OSJ4MTION Letters-HJalf ounce or under ... Forevery ounce . .".. 2 Urgent Letters-For each Letter in addition to ordinary postage .. 0 6 Late fee ...... 0 1 Letters-For every ooz or under ... 0 2d Post Cards-each ... 1 Reply Post Cards-eaoh ... 0 3 Newspapers-4oza id each Packets-Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight - ebs, dimensions not to exce-d in length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2oz or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, &c., maximumi weight lib; dimension not to exceed 2ft in length, one foot in depth or width; rate of postage for every 2 oz. or fraction thereof .. 0 o oks-For every 4oz or under, up to 5b sl ... Nowspapers-For each newspaper 0 O0 Newspapers, magazines, and publi cations, not published in the Com monwealth, 2oz. ... . Post cards- each ... 0 1 Reply post cards-each ... ... 0 Letter cards-2 for ... 0 2 Registration fee * .. 0 2 Parcel l1b or under .." 0 Parcel, each extra lb or under ... 0 3
To Our Constituents [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 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 addressed 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 Melbourne Canvasser is here. to-day and away to-morrow.. Readers are cordially invited to send 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 spe...
Church Services—Sunday Next [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Church Services-Sunday Next Roman Catholic - Mass celebrated every Sunday at Port Fairy at 8.30 and 11 ; Yambuk and Orford alternately at 9.30 and 11.30.-Rev. Jas. O'Regan. Methodist Church - Port Fairy 11, Mr Lumley; 7, Rev Atkinson ; Roserook 7.30, Supply; Orford 3, Mr Jones; St. Helens 11,Codrington 3; RevBarningham Salvation Army-Port Fairy 11, 3, and 7, Gospel Hall. Wednesday, Cottage Meeting.
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. 1 Subsoribers who do nct give expre=s notice to the contrary are considered as wish ing to CoNTINUE tlieir subscription 2. If subscribers order the discontinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may con tinue to send them until aRuEAhR are paid 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they- are REsPONSIBLE until they have settled their- bills, and ordered the periodicals to be discontinued 4. If subscribers remove to other places without informing the publishers, and the. papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible 5. The courts-have decided that "-refusing to take -periodicals from the offioe o -removing: or leaving them unoalled fot'is :prima faoia evidence of intentional FRAUD 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give NOTICE to the publisher, at the end of the time, that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the pub...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Port Fairy Boroueg I -00- I --oo Province Westorn-Members.- H?ons W S. Manifold, E. 8. White, M.L.C'a Member-Mr J. Duffus, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy I 27th May, 1887. Area-5902 acres. Ponilation - 2000, Number of dwellings-445. Valuation £14,460 for 1910-11; £14,520 for 1911-12. Rate-2s in pound for 1912-18-. Revenue £3,605 for 1912-13. Number of Assess ments-673. Ratepayers in Rate Book-480. on the Voters' Roll-476. Mayoral allow; ] anoe-£30. Loans-Acts 1112 and ]552-£5,050 18s; Sinking Fund--£194 2s 7d. 1 UOUn CILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. MoLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Port 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. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the...
Courts of Petty Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
Courts of Petty Sessions, The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermentioned places on the dates specified : KOROIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. WARRNAMBOOL,; Mondays, 10 a.m. MACARTHUR, Tuesdays, 11 inm. DUNKEID, 2 p.m. PENSHURST, Thursdays, 11 a.m. PORT FAIRY, Tuesdays,.10 a.m,
WOOL FREIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
WOOL FREIGHTS .Comparative costs per ton of 20 cwt of transporting wool to Melbourne or Gee long: Rail Port 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 0 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 50o 47 6 37 9 2Hamilton 49 0 46 9 37 0 ,Warrnambool 45 o0 37 6 21 6 Wannon ` 5o 9 48 3 41 o -Gritjurk 51 3 49 o 43 o Coleraine 52z o 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 o 52 6 42 6 Condah 52 o 49 6 29 6 Myamyn 52 6 50 0 28 o Milltown 52 9 50, 6 27 3 Heywood 53 9 51 3 25 o Strathkellar 48 3 46 0 39 o Mountajup 47 6 45 0 41 0O
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 January 1914
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. Melbourne .. Geelong .. [ Colao... ... ... Datly at 12.50 p.n Warrnamnbool and 10 p.m. Koroit .. T.P.O. Daily, at 12.50 p.m Hamilton - day and Friday ex cepted) and 10,pm Byaduk ... ... ý Thursday.i aoarthur .. ... Broadwater ,.. .. Daily, att3.30p.m. Orford . .. Koroit .. .. j Crossley .. . Killarney ... - Daily at 3.30 p.mJ Rosebroo . ... Port Fairy North .... Portland Narrawong , Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra . .,. and Thursdays,, at Codrington , .. l10.p.m, Yambuk ... MAILS ARRIVE. Melbourne - . 12.45 ap.m. daily 3.5 T.P.O. ... .. 3.50 p.m.daily. Geelong '- " 'Daily, at 12.45 a,m, Terang ." . and 3.50 p.m. Cola. ... . Warrnambool . 12.4 a.m.dand 3.50 Warrnambool - p.m, daily, ) Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit.-.. ... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.46 Sa.m. Hamilton . Daily 12.15 p.m., amilton . . "fFriday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk . Macarthur . '" Daily, at 12.15m p. Broadwater 3rford . ..:; Crossley ... . Killarney... " Daily, at 11.45 a.m Rosebrookl...
MANURIAL REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
MANURIAL REQUIREMENTS. Experiments .devised with a view to ascertaining the essential inimum amount of available phosphoric acid potash required to: produce maximumn growth were made at the New ork AgriculturM Station. The crops used included barley, peas, tomatoes, tobacco, buckwheat, rape, and turnips. The conditions of tenmperattue and moisture were under control and Wero, as far as possible, regulated so as to fully satisfy the requirements of the plants throughout the experiments. The results obtained show. writes W. N. Jordau, considerable unifortity amongst the different crops. no ixol relation exists between the produetiou of dry matter and the amounts of phos Iphorous and potash utiiised. Up to a somewhat inei?nuite point h biptrotuc lion of plant substance itncrea i, but beyond that point iicreasc iu he coti sumllption of both phosphorous aid? 1Oi assiunl compoun?s only resulted in u increase in the proportion of phosphor" ous and potassium in the plant tissues. anid not t...
CROSS v. PURE BREEDS IN CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
CROSS v. PURE BREEDS IN CATTLE. As a general rule, most. of us think that in the production of pure bred animals, six crosses, as it is termed, with pedigree animals give us this re- suit; m other words, it we start with an ordinary animal, and for six suc cessive generations use pure-bred sires, then the results wi'l be essentially pure breeds in the end. That this is ruatihematically so is easily worked out. Lor instance, in the tirst cro.?ses, it a pure bred sire is used with an ordinary dam, we get a halt breed, that is to say, one half pedigree ,and one-halt non pedigree. At the second cross with a pedigree sire, again we get three-fourths pure, and one-fourth non pedigree. if we go on m this way, we will find that by the time we reach the sixth cross we have got. purebred, and only one sixty-fourth reverts an animal that is sixty-three sixt.s-tourths to the non-pedigree an cestry. This, therefore, is practically pure, and registration societies Will very often take fewer cross...
HOW TO PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
HOW TO PLOUGH., The art of ploughing, if not lost, hae certainly been mucn neglected during recent years, and very tew of the younger generation or farmers have really acqumred it. In travellig through the country one sees repeated evidences of the lack oi interest in tbhi very important branch oI tillage con siderations. Ploughiug, as the first and heaviest operation in preparing the soil to receive tae seed, should receive particular attention. Many attributv the present day lack of interest in ploughing to the advent of the two lurrow or machine ploughs. In using two turrow or machine ploughs, it is iirst n?ecessary to acquaiul oneself with the workings and mechan ism or the plough, to be thoroughly tanuliar with it when in operation. Little or no diiiiculty will then be es perienced in obtaining satisfactory re- suits. A plough sutable to the soil should be c:osen. It the soil is loamy and requires to be turned hat, choose a plougt, with sulticient width or share, a board with a...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Speeial Correspondent.) It must be assumed that for reasons that may be surmised discipline is made to sit as easily as possible upon the men who volunteer for the Ex peditionary Forces during the prehmin ary training in camp at Broadmeadows. Otherwise there would be court mar tia!s and some pretty drastic punish menats. The tendency of soldiers to get out of hand is to be deplored. or course it is only a certain section of them. Feor the most part, the men are sensible of the need for behaving in seemly fashion, but there is a pro porvron of devil-:nay-cares who are easily led to excesses. The real cul- prits are the toughs who take all sorts of care that they will not volunteer but attach themselves to the soldiers, and instigate the outbreaks that are the cause of deep regret to the com munity, who are lisposed to do homage to the splendid young manhood stream ing -away to take their places in the people 'who from misplaced generosity people who rom mis...
ANIMALS THAT KNOW WHAT THEY NEED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
ANIMALS THAT K(NOW &lt;WHAT THEY NEED. The instinct which animials possess generally serves their purpose just -as wvell as the re'asoningu faculty in. mniu. Elspecial]v is 7this £ Ovlwhicin at i iii iI b ecoinc afflicted for they ?f?equiitl y, a wiil ,iith tlinierring instiit 1l)esi e:ib'eil for. th?iselisus;cl s earichinig: iout that pai t?iiilai herbt- oi laiint orkind of s-oil vhischi will quicklk iu?hu .themi well We have bccn told ho\4 tthe. noiooosc cures himself: hitieu bittn by" a cobra . by eatinig ra, crtain p aint ? i?d iua iy. ol. . us hiave seen a sick dog lbin ,hiniself in thei;di, thir?: byto o:teoilme some iaf foctioin l unnals-vet rd of thei paP-ra sitesi; : iing ? .sa-t, u?li lay, etc. Those; sufll ring: from fe? r c:.estricet their diet keep quiet; seek darkness ianid i?airy places, din ' atei ?and some -times' eveiii plunge into'ti-Thena clo? Sahs lost its apet?toe he :eats thatgsp cies o.f grass ]kuown-a dogobrass:;C;ats bairso, ea ;grass,'catnip ". etc...
A NEW FREEZER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
A NEW FREEZER. A sanitary crystal glass ice crean freezer, placed on the American market by a Hart.ford company, freezes with out motion or labor. It consists of a glass jar with a hole in the bottom. and a glass cover held in place by a spring ball. There is also a. push plate or false bottom to fit in the jar when freezing cream. A push rod, bail, and stopper, made of pdrcelain and rubbea, with a rubber packing ring to go under the cover, complete the outfit. A freezing mixture of one part of rock salt and three parts to five parts of finely pounded ice is used, and the operation of freezing takes about three hours.
EGGS FOR WINTER USE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
EGGS FOR WINTER USE. Eggs preserved in a water-glass solu ion will keep almost perfectly for sev ral months. They will poach nearly s well as fresh eggs, although the aste is a trifle more flat after long storage. These are 'hlie conclusions of the Missouri College of Agriculture after a careful investigation of various methods of storing eggs for winter use Water-glass is purchased in liquor form. One quart is enough to preserve wenty dozens of eggs. For this num ber a five-gallon stongie or earthenware cro.k is the most satisfactory recep tacle. 'Heat ten quarts of water to the )oiling point and aillow it to cool. Then por the water iuto the crock, add one uart of vwater-glass and mix the two. lhe solution is then ready for the eggs. 'lace tbheeeggs in the water-glass soli ion each day as soon as they are laid ise only naturally clean, not washed resh eggs, When the crock is filled to within two inches of the top of the olution, cover and store in a cool dry place until winter. By...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
FOR WOMEN (By "Ambrosine.") A French soldier claims for one of the French lied Cross nurses, the high est decoration that. l'rance can bestow, the Cross of the Legion of Honor. It appears, Irom an article in the "Mlorn ing Y'ost" that as soon as the Ger mans entered Gambrai, the wounded French soldiers had a bad time of it, as the German soldiers seized every thing for themselves. "But," con tinued the narrator, "one of the Red Cross Nurses stuck by us heroically. She stole food from the' enemy, some times flour, sometimes rice, sometimes haricot beans-enough to keep us alive. But that was not the only thing she did. She knew that all of us would much rather be shot than be left as prisoners ;n the enemy's hands, though nearly all of us had families. Besides, she was a patriot, and said, 'If only you can get away, you will be able to go on fighting against the Germans, and that is so much gain for France!' So she set to work, and at last succeeded in collecting civilian clothes for ...
RESULTS OF BAD HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
:it hilt0]icail ~toznt appliedT to themi be , aus? y ofnicchanical injury are the ' t?eficekes:.:i.( ." Checks " are? eggs the memnigh hatnesl.0of which are intact but with teli1shells. The egg industry has fool sSlid tWith-an enormeus number ofi~tiiheself wthe ack or defect is vis iblcsthuiuhl-th egg. is held before a 'bo of'1eog d z~t herise good.Whe tapc at i?t t? tsoundh e gg iteis m edaledak " eliilr cla:ss ohis tapping e w hae Su......?of m eranica inS called the liheks" l hck"'r eggsmetheD ebiesof which arewntc bet wit crckd shldilsi. The egoidustry has of thse I t~io he a k ordeec wis vis ible' ywhi~ihth egg ishel beor aW Soi hiffiiit fti getl t?. piped ''e hid% ro~"~ This tappingo ozfton egg againstilanother isi cealled clickf hant uualv thlrows tie "usually 'wh poiediso esoo teas dossthe, egnd pre die fod iictgreater Tiheyt foieconsitue &lt;'i total loss. Checks. 'aesr o 'o'qgcl we onet iarkhaet flor the are iead pre foa inouas oi gristha~ua.cac 1 o fal? 'ieto thbu...
A TREBLE SAVER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 4 January 1914
A TREBLE SAVER. 'An American inventor has devised a :frying pan with three .partitions, so that three .thngs may be cooked at. once without mixing. This is for small households, where the quantities are really not sufficient to need a whole pan for each article of diet. "It saves time, labor and fuel.