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THE MEETING WITH MAJOR MITCHELL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

TBE MEETIN WITIH MAJOR MITCIELL. The followio~ is an extract from th?e diary ot MaIj r (afterwards Sir Thomoo) Mitchell, the explorer, written in 1835: "We nseclltlied the difl~ nert the wilulcni lioll.cc!, whlich plrvell to hbe 0(0lmel dheie:Led ohlel] O f tho wlllier. Otto ollto, w?ve filredl l wie drew ilcllr thLe, i lld n?liothle!r oil Ilcunfl illng tllo clili~. I thn llbcll i Omotcllltl OiwI illp. iehllen.ivo thalt Il the l)plrtico might ibe bIsh lnltgets, all(1 to p'levont if posille soltle lwkwur'l miit:lke, I ordelred nlln to llfire l ginLl lii , io llnigle to bo e 1 lo rlt?tetl ; hIllt riO reaching lt higheir grI'oUlll we ill disc(overiell ltt only aL iLLeatell plath bit tiio track oif two larts/ti:nl while wo were following it laltter a Iilll ?mln lle tOwarILl'd ui frotll the face Of itho lif11. Ife iinforlileil ioe in lilnwr V, lily lilesVihnh tlllat Lqo?u ~vsel t nlcllhrl. wis the Ilihrlaoitl frrilli Lotncet?ton, tutInd thlLt jllllt rouitnil tile pohit, there w?va a cons...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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HENTY MEMORIAL. Inauguration of Harbour Improvements. PORTLAND EN FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

HENITY MEMORIAL Inauguration of Harbour Improvements. PORTLAND EN FETE. Tihe duil demonsoittionl colmmelmorlting the landing of the Hlenty Brothers and tlhe iinauguration of a conlpleto sclheme of lhar hour ilprovements on T'I'hursdaIy last alt tmcted .a large nltibor of visitors and would have p'oved highly successful had lthe weather been noreagrecalble. The cora nittec felt froml the incelitioriof thle love. inent t.lhalt it was tikiug no small risk ill Iholdiig ltheo demonstration so late in the season, but, such is tIm irony of fite, events pirovied tlhat it wa s' day too soon. Friday and Saturdiay were ideal dlays. Thlmre. is one consolation--the weather nigh eh6sily hIave been a great deal worse. The special trains fofllm Colenrine andl Cnastrton apd all stations arrived in good time, 'bringing somen thousand or ire exe.irsionisti. The Ararab train, for shci I guarantee of £(0 wasn required, had been cancelled. A special train from Mlolbournp airived at 7.20 a.mi., bringing L...

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OUR PIONEERS. EARLY SETTLEMENT OF PORTLAND BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

OUR PIONEERS. EARLY SETTLEMENT OF PORTLAND BAY. We are indebted to a little book en titled "Australians," publlishea by Mr. Richmond Henty in 188i, for the fol lowing parti:uolrs regarding the first settlement at Portlasrd Bay. Mi'. Rich mood lrenty was a son of Mr Stephen George Henty, and wrs born at Port land on August 3, 1837, and was the first white chilt born in the first settle ment in Victoria:- 11Y PAItINTAOE My grandfather, Thomas Henty, was the owner of the freehold of West Tar ring, and part pooprietor of HIenty's Bank at Worthtng, Sussex, and having a large famiily. was tempted by the large grants of land offlered by the British Government to those disposed to settle in Western Australia, to send some of his sons to that colony. He eccordincily chartered the hbarque Cro line (Tewon, master), wlhiochl he freight ed with a quantity of farm imrlemente, draught and pure horses (some of thie latter from the stud of the Earl of Egreinont), pure mierino aship, originally from ...

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HENTY MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

HENTY MEMORIAL. Upon their arrival it Hen')'s first furrows on the bluff, immediately over 'ooking the sea, whe e the memoi,' column wi I stand, the children were arranued in ,an enclosure prepared fir them, aed the binds took upa posi'ion immetnei',tely behind them. Seating ac commodsaion' was provided for invi'ed gues's and ticketho!ders, a special er. closure being set apart for the descend ants of the. Henty -Uiothrrs. The Mayor, aco lmpanied by the Premier, Ministers, Mr..H.J. M. Campbell and other memiirerR of Par ianiene, acended the plltfornm ereSted close to the foun dation of the (C'umn, and formilly wel comed the Premier and members of the Parliamentary party. All the lime it vas rlining s'eadi y, and the outlook was cheerless. Mr. Campbell, M.L.A., said lie had much pleasure in complying with the request of the Mayor and publicly in troducing and welcoming the Hlon. the Premier and accompanying Ministers and members of Parliament to Port land; and he congrattlated the Ma...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

Bereavemeht Hotice. RM1. P. IN ni l nmnilyv dcleire t, t 'tliahak nal kind friend,,n hr. ,.t.s ,nfI 3indnI. atd -ymp ' ~t liad. i for Iett r., telebg~rns, and 1 "lornia Iilintes in tlheir re -cnta1d hmIm :rem'cimment. I' l' )rI. Slcuanm:mn -mnd Caimpblnll. tidil to Nmmi-m- Mcimmy fir. their kind ml tcltion, ml-n tmm ill mi-ultminho.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

W. HEMERS. COACHBUILDER, " General B ?l ,ksmlth,Wheelwright & HorseshQer:. PERDOY STREE¶T, PO TLAND. ~--- A bis to'tho'o{ his nomerouo patrons for their liberal ma. port In tio·' VY as'l batSify:tI~O a. I a'or otilis ~,ssraly that it will hissoatant lsom;' cia h ,ir~,do J~?~i03 ?~-:~i- '~ ebY ifoemly good wotrk. Na:-?na" S?an d-ha aa BIggles always on Hand. juasmithing Done, and all kinde of Agricultural Implements Rdpairod Oareful attention given to the tyroing of wheels. .- Estimhite5 gIien for all.ropalrs, if required. irjao-Shool1g Strictly Attondod to. P,.'ggi o al it iacriptionm R piiraI, 'aintad and renewed,. Plough Repaired Made Lightest draught. w HOWELL. CT olsSIIED 187S. . ?? oor t, .1r D. eant Sealunpl a2l thanumzenta Carver, exrtlznl` andt Eotmilton. JOB gPRNTINrG aT. IfELDA3UR1. PRICEOS. '9 rith i tilI, orLale 1-? being the Itq 1>[3eC sa silin f hath arood cn of w)Z'Iat 15 ofsff Ctt Itiiaob Sns,w o ?hva pveroo tred Tifif BEfT MIOFI[NF IZN THEF MARBKET are no...

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FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

IooThAi,.I..--A spcCial mceting of the Sons of 'TemIlerauce ootlsll Cilub wfll be hcld to m1rlo5 e\uLLning at the Hlhl. \'E-SI.Iev T'1'iSI Cu.tuI.-A concert kvill bie held in the Methodist School room on Friday evening next in aid of thl Wesley Tennis club. ]?owrl.sn Plcrunes will be shown\ in the Libiray IHal on Wednesday nighlt next, and ov'ery WVednesday nightl following. On the opcning night8 next Wednesday there will be sereelted a three-reel story entitled "The lHear of Kathlcen," in, which, imong other beautiful scenes, therce is depicted an act;ual shipwreck, which was worked into the story. ThIe rest of the pro gramine is a really excellent one, and patrons can depend on gettilng a treat. O)\vNus of E?dison I'lmhonuogramllhs please ,ota thalt we halve laudedl a Irges.upllly of the New Unlnbreakabhle Jile Amhlerol ]tecol'ts. Now is youllr olpportunity to select choiceu Records iL To 'oe: latos., *Thie Talking Machine 8tore," Illtincek street. JBoovUnll ELEtCTIOx. - Mr'. Fran...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 4 May 1914

)O IFT, Id 8-ri.ned house, with ( r m. ld. Every colnvenliecie. 3'. M#iars:I alnd C,,.. Land Agents, lien Lbuch .~treet. I OST0 (;,d anud i RIN.;, with ruty; 1 keep. like. Gol Reward.I Retu'ni tisu otltcu O S, I.E- Centure-hoard i at " EInmn,' I2 feetI: ialo inh, well-kntown I'onv nl'rOLect. Must ibe sli (clheap). F. Mal shall iand Co., ITnulh Agents, Ilentinck street. Y you want a llouseholld or gotod Sepl, rator interview W. lientur., locl agon for thie linltic Il'ail Dairy lachuln ery Co, Urder Sons of Temperance Foot ball Match. SI'ICIAL Ml:eting will ti hel on 'TUESDAY, May , at thell Hall. O. \1I'ST'I'.AKiE, See. Borough E' eotior~. TIndies and Gentlemen, 11AVE pleasure in annollunll ing thai I I oam a Candihdite for thle seat rsendercn Jncantt by tin retirement ml Counlhcih, iarclham. ours fMitthfully. F. M.ARISHAIL,. Borough Electlon.: ; JIIbElWI UiRotrLuce tirl? I will b. i, j iCaindi'lte for thes it o tlhe Boroughl Council table o(In IlMay 14 renduredl vacant jy the reiign...

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PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. The olloning ina listof telephono:stati and charges: ]Name Fi. 3aina. Additional oflTown Conversation. 3mine. *Uranxholmo i8d 6d Byaduk Is Od Cape bJelson 2d 2d Cavendish Is 94 *Casterton via Branxhohlm l s 9.i Cantorton via IHamilton ls 4d to Coleraino la 4d is Condah 6d 54. Crosslo., 1s 9d DunntngIton 1 ? 94 Digby, via Branxholme la 9d Dunkeld lo 9d Olonthompson 1s 4d is flawkesd lo, la, 9d H'lamilton 1s 9d 'H eywood 2d 2d Kenthruck 68 6d Kirkstall ls 9d Koroit is 9 Lake Bole to 10d 1 2d Macarthur is 4d Is $Slcrino, via Branxholrro Is 9d Merino, via lHamihon la 4d la .Motisut Gamnber ls 9d bloyne Falls 1, 9d ,lyamyn 0d" S, Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson 8d rd Penshurst ls 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonno la 4d Is Ripponhurst ls 9d Tyrendnrra Bd Ed Yambuk Od 5d ' Wallacedal 8d Ed \Warrnambool ls 9d Wicldiff l 10d lo 2 Woolsthorpe la 9 Fee for messenger onll, any porson dind whihin one milc--3d. *Note.-Branxholela. cloaes from p.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and on Wcdnesda...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

p HOSPHOL ~b H~yppho.phlu. lim ·11D*3n I V~ry Vnh-na~s Dn~med for D1SEA"JES OF THlE CHEST, IAIHERG CO1PLA~liT&, IEIkIIRAL WEAKH#ESS *mrlAnftu PA2CE, 2! ~LA Cw~rdzlDT . DOTYLE. fl.o Dmpas folal) on rosplrp &d. poIaj Rocng. TOMPBaTT & CO.. * puswgrl ST.. M !LooUvS . "Bulldog" and "Imperial" brands of Binder Twines carry wi/h~ them the aldLantalges to their users of a lirrn guarantee as to both length and quality. The guarantee we give to users is as follows:- t ,i ' Quality-Mfade strictly of "Good Fair Average" New Zealand Hemp. Length-Will average 450 ft. do the lbl. Strength--Will average more than 90 tlb breaking strain. Tare-Not to exceed lj lb. per bale. Weiyht-J! ery bale to weigh its full marked weight at tine of saipmr'it. At the price quoted 62d. per lb. the cost per1000 feet is rnly ltd.l Rememner that the cost per M97; 1000 feet is the true test of the S \ price, and that a comparison of SBi d ' cost per lb. is generally mislead a r< ing, ...

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"THE TINKER'S CAMP." [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

'THE TINKER'S CAMP." S'At the edge of the wood onl a flat, grassy selterele d colner, with a crys tal brook babblinlg by, is crected the lllker's camp, consisting of small, llouse-nmade tents with branches of trees for poles and sacks for can vas, and whicll do not conform to inilitalry pattern, nor have tile plans tassed the Denl, of Guild. They care not for conventionality. They live the simple life oni frugal fare. ,'he tout fire is kindled from sticlks ;althelred in the wood and whllatever coal canll be gathered by tile wayside iduring their itineracy. Tile collee tiol of cornedl beef cans and syrnp t'ils are arranged out, and old and younng are busy clenning and cutting the;ll tills to be made into saleable wares. The old manll anld woman, with faces covered with lines of worrly alnd tile effects of the weather, sit sucking an old black cutty liup against their clheek are casting fur tive gIanees at tile yoilger ones to see thlat they are doing their work right, utteringeiin oc...

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HENTY MEMORIAL. MAYORAL RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

S HENTY MEMORIAL. MAYORAL RECEPTION. .The reception held by the Mayor and Mrs. Williamson after the drivinfg of the official pi e was largely attended and most succestsful. The Orderly Room was most tastefully dlecor.ated with flthgrs under the direction of War rant Officer Jone.,and a r:umber of small tables with seats were scattered about the room. The Mayor and Mrs. Williamson received their guests on a raised dais in the centre of tihe room, and upon announcement of their names by thelTown Clerk all were introduced to Mr. Watt, who stoed upon the dais. Refreslhmnents were served by a number of Mrs, Williamson's personal friends, whose welcome aid was much appreci ated. Excollhnt music was dispensed during the afternoon by Miss ]L. Jack man (piano), and the Misses Klroscehell (vio'in and nimandoline), and this did auchl towards making the function nost enjoyable. List of those who attended the re ception: Mr and Mrs II Allen Miss Allen Miss Anderson Miss Austin Mr BIird, M.L.A Dr...

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BARLEY WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

l3AiJEY WA'PATER. 1 nz. potent harley, 1 qurart boilinp r-aLer. 2 on. sugar, lemon peel or oii samnrn . aix tlhe patciht harloey to a smoothl Ipaste with a wineglnss of cold 'wnter, pour this into the boiling wIt '1er, nnd stir over the firo while hoil ag for five minutes, then flavor with either letmon peel or cinnaotnii, aud Jpcctonn S.war Uorresponaents as I Spies. The war correspondent has hllht, an oril days, and in the "Nieictenlth Century'" lVilliam tlaxwcell gives the roador an inside view of tIh cans,.s ,chioh have led to this.. depreciation. 1'ho writer's pIersoItal eSxpericlces en ablo himi to ;peolk with aottIorit, f id to first nlotes Lthalt "the tel,:.;raph .Ih madeo the colrresplondlentl a llelio toL' lthe armly which ha may have every de siro to servo." In plractic ho says it works ittt in this way : The purlpnso of ian urly beu?ig ii 3fneat the enoney, lnot tio Iroviile il t'ensting "colly'y" for IneWsla l0rs. til nannanlder in ithe lichil nmots it "h. busilness to ...

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Pocket Wireless. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

Pocket Wireless. r Tile Intest develonment in wnrcless , ele.rlnh was shown recentlv at the :"mperini Colle.e. South Ken.sinaton, bv tihe Marconi Comonnv. It took ,,tie t'orm of a "oocket wireless." In four little knansacks ll nlecessery mplnparnttus call be stored, and it a lmarty were lost in n wilderness. hellp conld bie easily summoned. At pre sent tlie ni:naratus cnn only se!lld 'iess:tees withi n n area oa 15 miles. 'ot it is exnected that in time tL~i rnlge will be ercntly incrensed.

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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

THEY SAY hIdi the Railwy y Department is eictirig plaitforni at the it:cw sidig.. t Mainlyn:?y'iaTrige'i consighinents of posts adidff?ewoQ.d ic 'being sent to IHaIniltoil; anid s?cei;raltrucksof wattle. hlrk to Poitlanridt '" :: .:.!litiL alointe HloineRtule i ingetm iiiihi-chigri.: 2o,000 pe'rons.%, was heldt'i mit tihe E'lxhibltioioBl3uildn,: Melboune,., on Moliday );iiglit. TRcsolutions were passed to stifr?ci tli6 back of thIe Brit-: islh Uoieriinient. - . 'lstl, tlhc :'D)ike of Agll is dead.? lHe' wiis iesid'd hy his -yife.ho?'i.o ghoiuti hms l' o eers' ilincass Tha:t thenes ly :Lrcited Stirte sclool at Cashmere was oijimied this.iWeek, with. Miss Minogiie as tacliho,.m: :iluhat fur: nfid is iJeing,. raised foi the relief of thl'?fainilies ':i f : .thie seven miners shio were accistlyi`illy ld at Bendigo on Siituliday. : T.ha?tMlr. Mr dlgers sild anit thle han" qu"et tiiitt tlie Cool: Gobernmeint was c.i'ium tlihe iconiiditions necessary for a dissolution. Tlhiis is eqitivalen...

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The South-Western District Football Association. SEASON 1914. OFFICERS: [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

The South-Western District Football Association. SEASON 1914. OFFICEIS : Captin Crawford; President. Messrs. L. Righetti, A. Keiller, F. Sulton, M. Cross, L. Papley, J. Blush, IH. King, J. Young, A. King. H. Smith, Hon. Secretary. RULES. (1) That all matches be Iplayed under the League Rules with the following local rules added. (2) The games to le home and hoiue; semi-finals and final played under league rules; the last team to dr(p out( of semi finals and final. (3) Any player lieing away for more than (8) weeks will have to be hoime (:3) weeks before hlie will be allowed to lilay. All players to )e registered before thle first round of imatches are oier; and imusit hie registered one week iefore any match. (4) Any tearni failing to travel bo dlis qiualifiedl, and all ljoiuts fr and against; taken off. (5) That all piotests be settled by the local delegates. (i) That the entrance fee to join the association ble ten shillings (10/.) (7) That no pilayeclbe allowed to play with nmore...

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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

RIFLE SHOOTINC. A teams match betiV;cen Portland and H.M.A.S. Melbourne rifle clubs took place on VWednesday tlast. The visitors were met at tile pier and driven to the range and entertained there by the Portland club. At thle conclusion of tile imatch, which was won by the local club, Lieut. Gloag, R.N., thankedl tile captain and membersof tlhe Port. land club for their kindness, and said t was tile most enjoyable afternoon tlhey had over had. Captain Bennetl, on behalf of the committee, presented to tihe Rev. A. Tulloh a silvecr mounted pipe for thie highlest score on the visitors' side. Tihe conditions of the match were twelve men aside, best ten to count Tihe ranges were 500 and 600 yards PORTLANCD. Pown..wn. Capt. Bennett ... 66 W. Wilson ... .." 63. E. Middleton ... 69 IH. Viviau ... ... 60 A. Langley ... ... 60 E. Baldwin . 59 J. Wilson ... 1 57 8 Couch ... ..' 57 V. Lister ... .. 56 R. Adamson... ... 55 094 H.M.A.S. MELUOURNE. Rev. Tullohl ... ... 60 Sailor Regney ... 57 Lie...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

S TAKE, NO OTHER. "IFor nine yiare I suffered with a lio'er lisvrder and tried numerous medicines, ob. gailg veryh lttle relief,"ovri s Miss Either co. Te, Mlajor's Creek, N.S.W. "After laking Clhanmberlain' Tlablletle reguhfrly for fortnight I found I was greatly~o nlited, aldamd now completely restored e health. \ly falther, who in 79, is an invalid aind is l'bblede with constipation, but lhas obtained Me bgreat.est en.fit fron Chabeio rlain's '.bulels. Rather tlhan use anuy other meedi 'ieln we hlave otei senti into ]Iraidwood, that is twenty miles away, for Clhamberlain's dZlets. 'bold by Tlihomeso., B:ake a.nd iuip--Ai t a special sheep sale an I'utiilton on Thlursday over 22,000 Sllheep clhangted hands at il adtlvance olon late rates. There was aL large attend utce of buyers from Northern dis ri'ts, who scnuried most of the offer i11ig.. ,4\\EAR8 BY IT. "By little rnttdelhih Olive was attoaked with ,1rondhitis and nottilng I tried did her' soy good," sn's Mtr'. I.: lleadi'en, ...

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CORRESPONDENCE It is to be distinctly understood that we in no way identify ourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

CORRESPO HHNDENCE Ilis to be distLitctly' untderstood that rwe e rao w?aI i~dentiflourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspoodents. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Would you kindly permit meh through your columns, and on behalf of tho Council and Henty Memorial Corammittee, to thank all who so ably and enthusiastically assisted in making the recent ce!ebrations such a pro nounccd success, including the Press for the prominence given to the fune. tions. Personally it has been a plea sure to work with the ladies and gen teeen forming the comrmittee. The artrendance at the business Ineetings has been uniformly large, and all were enthlusiastio in the work. The cele braltions greatly increased in size and insportance, compared with what was originatly intended; and there will, I sni sure, be good results accruing by having roughly onetthird of the House and one half of the Cabinet present to see the importance of carrying out to completeness the projec'ed harbour works. The borough wil...

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WALLACEDALE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914

WALLACEDALE NORTH. (From our correspondent. A meeting was held in the local hall in cenonet)ion .vitlh work done by the Government in the main drains, :for which woik the settlers were rerpotn sible to the atmount of £300 It will be remnembered Ithat MsersII. H. An nett, Joyce and Peters agr;eed to act as. guarantbrs for that amnount. Mr. Slutr?? was appointed chairmano, and: Mr. \Voters read a notice fromn the Crown Solicitor, which pointed out, the exis tence of a deticiency of £140, which was to be made up. After some-dis cuscion it was decided to send out no tices, giving the settlers until June 1 to raise their portion of tis deficeinoy, and further it was agreed that, ionthe event of any defaulters after that date, matters should be placed in the hands of a solicitor, 'otato digging lhas commenced, and some of the farmers are using machines. Generally good results are expected.

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