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DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
DIRECTORY. Compiled from Notices in our Advertising Columns. Stationers and Fancy Goods. Misses Walker and Lugg, Sackville -st. Au6ct?oleers, &c. J. B. Holdeu 3ad Co. M. Devereux O'Brien Bros. Murch and Taylor J. Crawford, Wagga Wagga Drapers and Clothiers Gray and Go, Bank street W. J. Fyler, Cox-street E. C. Robinson, Sackville-street. Grocers and General ferchanbt ; Cutting and Boyd, Sackville-street W. J. Tyler Gray and Co. Bank street tPowell and Sons, Sackville street Tailors : T. H. Storey, Sackville.street W. George, Sackville Street Inasurance Agents: Gazette Office, Sackville-street J. B. Holden and Co. Undertaker : Winm. Rundeil, William-street Guyett and Sons. Sackville-street
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER,.. :Author of "The Money-Lender," "12a Quiltry Street,'" "Bondage," 'etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER VI. Witnesses had been examined and cross-examined. Medical experts, call ed respectively for the defence and the prosecution, had flatly 'disagreed on the symptoms of the after effects of cer tain. narcotics. Bank clerks and offi cials: had gone into the figure side of the case. A famous maker of safes and strong rooms had given expert ev dence. Police and. detectives had gone over the old ground, but more minutely than before the magistrates. Every effort had been made to trace Roy Stannard; the description furnished, by the prisoner had been more widely cir culated, and the bank had offered a re ward; but the man seemed to have van ished into thin air. The defence had •failed to produce a single witness to prove such a man's presence in, Hasted on the night of:the crime, as apart from the prisoner's uncorroborated statement. The roomy assiz...
LETTERS TO M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
LETTERS TO M.P. Walter Tyler, aged '56, at one time an inspector of weights and measures under the Middlesex .County Council, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey yes terday to writing and publishing libels agathst Mr W. S. Glyn-Jories; M.P., for. Stepney (reports the "Daily News" of November 14). It was explained by Mr Muir, for the prosecution, that on Ootober. 22, 190S. the County Council -in consequence of a report by a sub-committee signed by Mr Glyn-J6nes, dismissed Tyler, who subsequently wrote to the prosecutor asking him to get him employment .in some capacity. Last July, said counsel, a letter, of, which, the prisoner admits he was the author, was:received by Mr Glyn-Jones. It was addressed 'to him at the House of- Commons,. and re-directed to' his private house. It purported to come from some girl, and accused Mr Glyn Jones of being the father of her child. Money was demanded. Altogether there were eleven letters, all in the same handwriting, and they were sent In open envelo...
WHISTLER'S HONESTY OBJECTION TO "FAKE." [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
WHISTLER'S HONESTY OBJECTION TO "FAKE."' "I'll have a clean plate," said Whist ler to Sir Frank Short, the distin guished painter-etcher, now President of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Professor of Engraving in the Royal College of Arts, on whose press some of the. finest etchings of the fa mous' "Thames set" were printed. "What was good enough for Rem brandt is good enough for me," Whistler added. "I'll have my line as 1 made it" The reference was to the "smudge" effect whidh was obtained in engraving prints by leaving ink on the plate. The preference for "a clean plate" was characteristic of the great artist's implacable honesty. Sir Frank told his story in the course of his lec ture on "Etching. and Engraving" at the Victoria and Albert Museum last night (says "The Westminster Ga zette" of November 28). Rembrandt's work. the lecturer said, contained the whole. gamut of etching, and was still; and would remain, the great landmark of the art.
LONDON FOG TROUBLESOME PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
LONDON FO0 : TROUBLESOME PROBLEM. The Tog in London the other day (says the "Daily News"), was an un pleasant reminder that the city is still far from having: its fair share of day light and 'fresh air. In the last twenty years there has been a. surprising improvement, the average number of foggy days in the winter having been reduced from 30 to 10, and the hours of bright sunshine increased from 55 to 93. but there is still the deplorable fact that London in the winter can be a more depressing and dirty place than any other city in the world. In spite of the encouraging advance there are still too many days when the Londoner has to go about his business with tingling eyes and choked lungs, and has to turn on the light when the sun should be shining through the win dow. Whether London will ever be. en tirely free from fog is very doubtful. The probability seems to be that there will always be fogs, but that they will gradually become less frequent and less black, till in the end pos...
PACKETS, E1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 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 wax, &c.); in a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be slit, the open 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 the case may be) " only." a.?,cn may bj tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds, drugs, &c., which cannot be sent as open packets, may be enclosed in bags ur boxes fastened 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 ...
POSTAL IN ORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
POSTAL IN. Lettera-Ha!f ounce, or udr 1 For every ounce .0 2 Urgent Letters-For each Letter in addition to ordinary postage 0 6 Late fee Letters-For every 'oz or under 0. 2d Post Cards-each d . 2d Reply Post Cards-each 0 .. Newspapers-4ozs d each 0 Packets -Commercial and printed papers, maximum weigkt ebs, dimensions not to exceed in length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2oz or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and sambles, packets of merchandise, &c., maximum weight lib; dimension not to exceed 2ft in length, one foot in depth or width; rate of postage for every ? oz. or fraction thereof . - 0 1 o oks-For every 4oz or under, up to 5b sl .. Newspapers-For each newspaper0 00 Newspapers, magazines, and publi cationt, not published in the Com. monwealth, 2oz.. .... .. ... O Post cards- each ... ...... 0 1 Reply post cards-each ... ... 0 2 Letter cards-2 for ... ..... 0 2 Registration fee ... ... ... 0 3 Parcel fib or under . ...... 0 6 Parcel, each extra lb or under ... 0 3...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 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 ýixteen words) 9d. Each additional word, Id. Octer places wiibna the tate, exceot town and suburban, including address and signa. tnure (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 for urgent telegrams. The foregoing rates are exclusive of post age cbarges.
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders ayable 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. Orders ayable in Now South Wales, Queensland, South Anstralia, New Zealand, TH?----a1., and Western Ausralia. -,. over £2, 6d ; not over £5, Is not over £7, is G6 ; not over £10, 2s ; not over £12, 2s 6d; not over £15, 3s; not over £17, 3s 6d; not over £20, 4s. Money Orders by Telegraph, To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Tasmania, and Perth (Western Austrahla) Charge for a messsge in addition to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. United Kingdom and other British Posses) ious or Foreign Countries, 6d for each £1, and 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 :-Is, id; is Gd, id; 2s, Id; 2s 6d Id; 3s, id 3s Gd, Id; 4s, Id; 4s Gd, id...
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Belfast Shire Council, frovince Western : Members - lions W Manifold, 1Edw,rd James White, Member-Mr J F. Duffus, M.L.A. Cicated Shire 8th December, 1863. Area - 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1910-11; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - ls 4d in the Pound tot 1912 - 13. levenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratei ayers in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans-Ac 1 £3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridine. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914 ; Daniel Lane, Killairney, re+ires August, 1915. Moyne Riding-- T. 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 bl'Inerney, Yambuk, retires tugust 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. * These genclemenhave occupied the...
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. Melbourne .. . Geelong ... . I Colac ... .. l Daily' at 12.50-p.m Warrnambool f and 10 p.m. Koroit .. T.P.O. Daily, at 12.50 p.m 3.30 p.m., (Thurs Hamilton -: . day and Friday ex . cepted) and 10p.m S Thursday. Byaduk ... .... Macarthur Broadwater .. ... Daily, at 3.30 p.m. Orford .- ... Koroit ... . . Crossley .. .. Killarney: .? Daily at 3.30 p.m) Rosebrbolk .T.. . Port Fairy North . Portland .. . Narrawong .". I Sundays, Tuesdayse Tyrendarra .. ... and Thursdays, at Codrington... .. 10p.m.m Yambuk :.. ... MAILS ARRIVE. Melbourne ~. 112.45 a.m. and 3.5 u " p.m. daily. T.P.O. ... 3.50 p.m.daily. Geelong " ...( Daily, at 12.45 a.in. lerang .? and 3 Colac. . and 3.50 p.m. Warrnambool *. 12.46 a.m. and 3.50 S- ""J p.m. daily, S.Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 a.m. Hamilton . ' .Daily 12.15 p.m., lamilton "Friday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk ... . Macarthur .. . Broadwater ... .. Daily, at 12.15m p. Jrford . . Crossley .. K...
To Our Constituents [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
To Our Constituents No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. Every letter rust 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 aw.dressed 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. Keaders are cordially invited to send for Publication in these columns their Methods, Results, .r Experiments, Practi cal Notes, and Items of News, &o. Write on one side of the paper, briefly, and to the point We would spec...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 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 kolidays 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 Is 9d Colao 94. Is 4d 1 Cape Nelson 52 is 9d Crossley 11* 2d 9d Cudgee 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 8d 6d' Garvoo 464 8a 6d Geelong 143 is 10d is 4d Hamilton 91 lIs 4d . Is Hexham 72* ls 4d Is Heywood 60 is d 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 83 is 4d sle Panmure " 391 8d 5d Portland 44 8d 6d Penshurst 711 Is 9d Terang . 49k' 8d dd Tyrendarra. 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any persol. within a radius of one mile 'd
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. 1. Shipping Office 21. J. C. McCallum 2. Lighthouse 22 H. Lyfield 3. Powell and Sons 23. R. A. Gibson 4. J. Goldie 24. Postmaster 5. J. Gray and Co. 25. M. Devereux 6. Hospital 26. Saltau and Son 7. Town Hall 27. Mr Powling's 8. H. Swann House 9. Guyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Poswling 29. Police Station (Office) 30. Dr Lyons 11. Railway Station 31. J. C. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Office 13. 32. Mrs Whiting 14. E. Hanley 33. F. Freckleton Gazette 34. N. Corson 15. Dr Orchard 35. J. Gauley 16. Douglas House 36. J. U. Holden house 17. C. Jago 37. Jas. Boyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Hote 33. W. J. Tyler 19. Cramond's 39. Father O'Regan 20. 'H. G. Wilson
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Port Fairy IBoroughl Province West.arn-Members.-Lions W I L i. Manifold, E. S. White, M.L.C's lj Member-Mr J. Duffus, M.L.A, Created July, 1856. Proclaimed a Borough, 1863. L Name changed from Belfast to Port Fairy I p 27th May, 1887. R Area-5902 acres. Pon"l!ation - 2000. Number of dwellings-429. Valuation- p £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. UOUNOILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swaun, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 ST. H. Storey, Port FIairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 G. Brown, Rcsebrook, retires august 1916 A. H. Neoar, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1.916 P. MlcBetbh, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occu...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Sporting. Lady Alya ran her last race at Cam- perdown on Monday, Mr Powling hav- ing decided to retire the mare after her performance in the hurdle race that afternoon, with the best rider of the Bence brothers in the saddle. Last week, in a private trial, Lady Alva easily beat Ricochet, but at Camperdown positions were very much reversed. Lady Alva has quite a number excellent successes to her credit, and her owner should be ahead of things on her win- nings. The steeplechaser Moyne has proved a veritable gold mine to his owners -(Messrs Gleeson Bros.), and this con sistent horse must have given the owfiers their biggest: scoop at Camperdown on Monday afternoon.. One relative col lected £'80 on Moyne's victory.: The strangest thing to be noted in connec tion with this 'chaser's engagements is that- fair odds are always obtainable about his chance of winning, although a safer jumper does not race in the Wes tern district. Nominations for the various events (for all of which good mon...
Brief News. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 29 January 1914
Brief News. - --------- An electric tram car left the rails in Glenferrie on Monday morning and smashed a verandah post.: body was hurt. The car was quickly replaced. Druids art union tickets (Is each) can now be obtained at the "Ga zette" printery. On Monday a most .successful and enjoyable picnic in connection with the Port Fairy Methodist Sund.ay school was -held in the botanical gardens. On Sunday evening the Rev. J. Barningham will continue his ad dresses to the people in the Metho. dist Church. Subject : "A Talk to young men."' Young men are - specially invited ; a short, bright service. . The South Australian Govern ment is offering a bonus of £5000 to the person or body corporate that first obtains from a bore or well situated in the State 100,000 gallons of crude petroleuni con taining not less than 90 per cent of products obtainable by distilla tion. A letter- carrier named. Reginald - Allen fell out of a Port Melbourne train at the South Melbourne via duct and was killed....
FAITH HEALING AND CANCER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
FAITH HEALING AND CANCER. Rlemarkable evidence, showing how a victim of cancer died. in great agony while receiving Christian Science "treatment" from a woman who ad mitted tlhat she was a.bgolutely devoid of medical knowledge, was given at the Westminster's Coroner's Court at an inquest on Miss Eva. Lucy Holden. Miss Holden, who was 51 years old, had been a sufferer irom cancer for some years, and had been told that an operation wae necessaly. She refused to have an operation, and about two years ago, she became a; Christian seiontist. Miss Alice Payne, a friend, dcsorib ed how a Mrs Donaldson, a Christian Science practitioner, "treated" Miss Holden by prayer. Mrs Donaldson said that she first met Miss Holden two years and three month ago, when Miss Holden camd to her and' a:d that she had read Chris tian Science books, and wanted to have Christian Science treatment. "Have you had any expe:rience of medicine?" tihe coroner asked. "No, I have -had no medical train -:.?' Mrs Donaldso...
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMP TION. One of the happiest ideas that have comen to us from American fruitgrowers (say;s the "Journal"l is that s f a National Apple Day, the object being to bring before the great communities of city consumers, in the most attrac tive manner possible, the virtues of the apple, not only as a choice item of dessert, but as a valuable, everyday a-ticle df diet. The idea could be copied with distinct advantage in this country. As the National Apple Day would be primarily a great advertising campaign, on behalf of the king of fruits, the scheme would require to be designed on a generous scale, and in a manner w-hich would appeal to the greatestt number of consumers. It may be rather ambitious to adopt one American feature-the free distribu- tion of apple pies (special machinery at the Spokane National Apple Show turn ed out these pies at a rate of 2250 per hour): However, it would certainly pay well to give choice apples for sale in the street...