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Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
Postal ,Arrangementz BEVISED TO DATE. Msrlslorthe undermentionedof5ces olole at Portland(as follow: a 0.1 srnrat ald Adelaide. 7.O5 am 7O a m 7.50 a m 7.50 a m 0 5 0 sm - l1arat .. ... 7.50 am 7.50am 7.0 a m 7.50am a 7.t00; m lestree .. .. 9pm pm I . 9. im 7.0 E m Branxlholme -. 7.50 a 7.50 am 7.60 a m 7.50 am 7.s50 am 7.t(b im asterton ... .- 7,50 am 7 /7.m .50a nm 7.50am 7.SCam Cape Bridgewater - 9 am S am Cape Nelaon 2 pm Cockatoo Valley a"5150?n m (North Portland) 8,? 5 8.50a0 Codrington -. 9pm pm Upm 7.10 tam Cnleraine ... - 17.50 am 7.50 am .50 a 'r.7.50 a m 7.60 am 7.50 'S Condah ... .. 7.50 am750a 7.50 am 7,50 am 7.50 an Dartmoor ... . 7.50 am 7.50 p m Drik Drik. ... - 7.50.am . .0 a0m English Mail,Wedne s days, 7.50 am. Gorne .- 8.50 am .850am 7.500cm Hamilton ... - 7.80 am 7.50 am 7.50 am 7.50am 7.50 am 7150 am 7.50 a' z Hieywood .. ... 7.50am 0am 7.50 am 7.50am 7.50 am Kenthruck... ... 7.50 am 7.50 am LClBridgewater -I " a9 am am Lyons .. ... I 750 amn: 7.50a'm7.0 am Melb...
Shun-the-Teapot Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
Shun-the-Teapot Warning. For the last ten years or so a number of Irish doctors interested in mental diseases havo been trying to locate thle causes of tile widespread lunacy among the people of County (Kerry, Ireland It lns renmined for an eminent eccles iastic aectully to fix it. The Most licy. l)r. ?augan, the Romdu Catho lic Bishop of I(Kerry, now ittributes thlis sad mental state to aL flar too free indulgence in tihe use and consump tion of tea among the young people. As a consequence he has issued a warn ing to mothers to be more sFaring in the supply of that beverage to their clildren. "Before the teapot," says His Grace, "became such a commol domestic utensil, Kerry hIoms pro dulccd a race of men and lwomen that was the admiration of Eur6pe. In stead of beautifuil muscular develop ment we have now ii population of stunted growths exhibiting symptoms ,f mental degeneracy. I beg of you all, therefore, to shurs tie teapot?'"
CAPE BRIDGEWATER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
GAPE BRID?CEWATER. ; (From our correspondent.) The continued cold weather is retard-. ing growth in the grass. No great quantity of rain has fallen, and the winter promises to be a dry one. Stosk are fallirg off in conidition, and are be ginning to assunie their rough wister coats of long hair. There was a. fair yaiding of nearly 300 head of cittle at A. E. Smith and Co.'s sale a thel local yards on Monday. The attendanc6 of buye:s was goddi and very high price~s wire given for:all classes';of steck. Over 100 head were disposed of under the hammer, and setral lots wev!re disposed of privately. It Ies not often thalt shopl: are yarded at Bridgewater sale, but,. a nice pen of prime fat. sheep realised the ieord price for the yards of £1/8/3 per head. .: The wahb of (a public hall in Bridge water has often been felt, and it is the intention oIfsome of our moe progres. sive residents to ca'l a public meeting in regard to the erectior of a suitable hall. A good central site is available;...
NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
NEW OSTAC RATES The new postal rales, izcluding the penny postsge on letters, csto in force on May lst. Tile reduced .rates are as follow: TBROUGHOUT COMrlt)N0WEALTH AND PAI'UPA. Letter Id. ,peloz. Lette ards,sinlgl ,ld ce Do. reply ,ld. each hlf1. P' owcards, snt gl ,ld. each Do. reply, ld. each half. P'rinted papers 04dd .per 2 on. Bookhe, p inl-ce- ueide Australia, Od per 8soz;, n Australia O~d .per 8 oz. Mlagazin es-P'ritlted ini Australia, Old. par 8 oz.; printed outside Australia, Old. per 4 oz. "Hlansard," Old. iper 12 oz. Conmmercial papers .patterns, samples and merchandtse, id. per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOI1NION'S Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kilgdnom, oversea domilnions, British colonies and protectorates except the New Hebrides, ld. pier oz. NEW ZEALAND AND THEISLANDS. The rates to New Zealand, Figi and British Solonmon Islands are: Let ld A oz. Po ards ngle Ild. D rep Id.ea Le or ingl d. Do reply ,ld .each hal Mtegazites Id. 8 oz., additional 4 o Old. Books, ld. ...
PORTLAND'S FUTURE. IS IT STILL VISIONARY? [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
PORTLAND'S FUTURE. 1$ IT STILL VISIONARY 1 Thlu "'Leo Lear" -in the latest **Bel. letiee":-Your remarks re the Victorian tlectentralsation scheme and Portland hit the nail full in the centre of the oceliput. Thie said scheme is an elabor ate design td decentralize nothing. The crux of the question lies in the railways, and the direetion in which tht'y run, a point any one can see by exteining the b'ack spokes radiating feoas llelbourne. Poe t'and's connexion with the North is being puslfed on with the rapidity of a steam roller, But tite jake or tragedy of the whole busi ress is that the line under constrection touttl front Tooleando is bting laid wi'h light rails discarded. elsewhere as unfit. to carry Iteavy burdens. So when the PortlandWitlinera connexlion is come pietsd. thu wheat will be as far as ever feont its tatural outlet unttl the line is relaid wite Iteavier meta.ls Decentrali zation by tha: time iill be adverttsed as a failure, tecause Portland will.not have attracted a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
W. HEMERS. COACHBUILDER, , General Blaclksmth,Wheelwright & Horseshoer PERCY STREET, POETLAND. IT~ H: bogs to thaCw isf iouifrdoisjiht~iid for their liberal ae port'ia the S t. no tify isrn a I thpblia qimorally that it will his estin aim cin their coiiteono by lo. uniformly good work. Neo and Sacond-hsad Buggies always on Haud. Junsmithilng Done, and all kinds oi Agricultural Implementa Repaired Caroful attention given to the tyreing of wheels. Estimates given for all repairs, if required. arso-Sh?oolng Strictly Attobdcd to. toggie of all d~scriptionu Repaired, 'ainted and renewed. Plough Bopaired Made Ligltest draught. W HOWELL. St.tnrtsito 1878. Iv, ::,aor t. 1 :. Beoat oualpbr ail ionsu menta Cairver. ,Prtlad and Esmilton. MIELBOU[LŽE PRIOES. O with he tide, or lounlo being th law of ;rtCl, ?o4 ilinx thata 9oo0 a of ?: it.: - t I 51 't ; l tiut tr b. 1 3e, w hlavoprottured TItE BEET 4iIX10I1NH IN THB MA.RKET - are now prepared:l to ompete with the -metropolitan printe on...
HENTY MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
IIIi?rri?Y MiIOIIAL.- We oniitted to mention inl our last issue thatwo wIoreo indebted to Mir. 1e3cauvais, of this town, for the portraits of Edward, Frank, Stephen and Jam's Honty. They wero repio'iuced from an old print thatM;r. Beauvais' family had long treasured. The portrait of ]ichinond Ilunty was irecproduced from a por)tiait in his book 'Australiana." *We tried to get 4 por trait of Jolhn Ilunty to completo the group, but learned from his daughter that her' father had never had Iris like ness taken. There is anothlir omission -doubtless one of mamny--wo would like to make goodl. Cr. I-uanlon when proposinlg the health of lth'eontr~ector of tIh pierl, made some ri'felrenles to ir.'\ Ward that weiae host to the grloeter part of those present, as well as to our ricporter, in the confusi,ii that reigned towards thie close of the banquot owing to so many of thie guests having to take thbir deparnture. .The proposer of tihe toast said Mr;W itrd was specially quali Lied for the dia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 7 May 1914
0 FT, ,,.d ,-r.,lcd IhoIe. with ( new a land. Ev1ry convenience. - "'. Marotoil aod Col.. Land Agents, 11n Linck stlrt. (OS'', hl Band I lRING, with ruhy; keephake. Good.l eward. Rlturt ,lis oftice. OR SA Ib.--Centrehlboard Bo1at "Esno;' "1 feet; also the well-known lPony 1',,,?it?.?. ?i, .t her .,old (·el,?l, ·...F. ?'..MaF *hall ll d 111 o Jar)· fll ?'?"4-qlts B?:lltln cR street. IF you want a Ilousuhold or good iSepla rator interview W.' JIulleros, local agon for thil 1tie Itic uh Dlairy ilachul ery Co, Tenders. ,,.:lCl, &i ,1,1. - cI\ L N, Architects, Vicolria IIotel BUildings, Hhnuilton, 1'lephlone 11;, in'ito tendlteri, closing .19thl inst. for Altrations,o Additiio., 1and S0lhpirs to Comllllrclial I htel, .leywlood. 1'Jll, C.,e .CeIe hson olhe'wt l'ellliŽ05 oi" lly wood a1nd tt tlhe ArlohtCt'C s othice 3lan iltt n. ,_ _-_ . Pioneers. 1.JvilE Maryor would he 1lltaeld of those j 1on Irtidet hit Io orLtlnd '|ho 10'. 2riI.ed hLre in or beforu tIhe your 181;0 Svloull kindl...
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. 'The ollo ing isalist otelephoneastati and chlurge:- hamo Fi. 3mine. Additional oflTown Conversation. 3mins. 'IBranxholme 84d Od Byaduk 1 94d Dape Nelson 2d 2d Cavendish Is 91 *Casterton via Branxholhne is ?d Usoterton via lamilton Is 4 Is Coleraine Is 44] Is Condah 6d 5d Clossle- Is 9d Denntringtos l, 9d Digby, via Branxholmlo 1 9d Dunkeld Is 9d G lenthompson Is 44 is ltawkead, Io, Is*. 9d Ilamilton Is 9d HIleywood 2d 2d Kcntbruck Od 5d Kirkatall Is 9d - Koroit ls Od Lake Bola is 10d 1 22d Macarthur Is 4 aIs MIerino, via liranxlholn 1s 9d Metino, svia Hamilton Is 4d Is .Mount Gambier is 9d Mlyne Falls ls. 9d Mlyumyn 6d 5d Narrawong 2d 2d Nelson .8d 6d Punsl,ulst sl 9d Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonne 1s 4d as IHipponhurst lis 9d l'yrendarra 3d 3d YVmnlbuk . 6d 5d '"\'allacedal 8d• Od Warrnambool Is 9d Tickliff 1s Od ls 2 Woolathorpo Is 0 d Fee for messenger call, any person died rihhin one mile-3d. 'Note.-lIranxholr~o closes from p.m. to I p.n daily, and on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
A NURSE FOR 20 YEARS. NURSE EVANS of Tasmania and Vi:orlc. writes her opinion of CLEMENTS TO C CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I have been nursing for twenty years in Tas mania and Victoria, so my experience covers a lengthy period. When patients are weak and low, a nurse must know the best medi cine to give a patient. Some I have nursed have been so ill I never could l:ave taken their case only I knew Clements Tonic would quickly restore them to health. What I am writing is founded on ex pcrience that amongst all medicines Clements Tonic is first. It is the nurses' friend, a reliable medicine that will restore the sick to health. (Signed) NURSE EVANS." ..... ,AI S1TORES lan CIHMI1ETS SEtLL IT. Indigestion and Headaches. I tAD NO DEStIRE TO EAT, GOOD HEALTH RESTORED BY DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. t"Se lle.'g I e11 1 ( I0f ,I. Ir paLitIs Pli tSS ote years ago,N " i, writ .A rs. S. A. 'Tebble, of OTl'llt -s t.. QIllrry till, Blnldigo, V., a rti BI1 1.1( t ",an:,I t U... co STORES an S tel T. ...
Market Report [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
Market Report The Australian, Mercantile, Land and Finance Company Ltd. report. 7th May. Sheepskins.- Offerings were large this week, keen competition ruled! throughout the sale, and good- length lines decidedly sold in sellers' favor. Hides.-Large catalogues were sub. mitted at this week's auction, competi' (ion was restricted and the market, showed a further decline of )d to *.d per lb. on sloppy conditioned lots, whi!st good conditioned lines maintain ed late ratea. Tallow - Moderate supp'ies were offered at Wednesday's auctions. Good co'ored lines sold freely at late rates, whilst badly rendered lots showed a further decline of 10/ per ton.
TREE PLANTING. PRIZE ESSAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
TREE PLANTINC. PRIZE ESSAY. The Victorian branch of the Austra lian Forest League offered a series of prizes for essays by pupils of elemen tary, higher e'ementary and high schools. Olive Bell, of State school, No. 12-40, Drumborg, has been awarded first prize in the seventh grade for her essay on "The Planting and Care of a Tree." The essay is as follows: I am now a nice big wattle in a coun try school play ground. On many a hot summer day, the children have played in my shade. But this is not telling you about my 'ife. Well, to tell you the story, I was first a tiny brown seed in a pod. This pod, with many others, grew on a wattle tree in a large paddock One day the pod was cracked by the hot sun Then I shot out on to a little mound of earth. For a while nothing happened, but then the wind blew some dirt over me, com pletely hiding me away. The sun shone briehtly, and guide me feel, oh, so warm. But one day my skin cracked. This was caused by a tiny sprout that grew and grew, unti...
The South-Western District Football Association. SEASON, 1914. OFFICERS: [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
The South-Western District Football Association. SEASON; 1914. OFIicesns: Captain Crawford, President.. Messrs. L. Righetti, A. Keiller, F. Sutton, M. Cross, L. Paplcy, J. Bush, II. King, J. Young, A. King. 11. Smith, Hon. Secretary. RULER. (1) That all matches be played under the League Rules with the following local rules added. (2) The games to lie home and homie; senmi-inals and final played under league rules; the last teami to drop out of semni finals and final. (3) Any player being -away for more tlhan (8) weeks will have to he home (3) weeks before he will be allowed to play. All players to be registered before the first round of matclihes are over, and must be registered one week before any lmatcll. (4) Any team failing to travel be dis qualilled, and all points for and agaiiist taken offil. (5) Tohtt all pi otests be settled by the local delegates. ((i) That the entrance fee to join the association lie ten shillings (10/.) (7) That 11 no player he allowed to play writh lor...
SERIOUS CHANGES Are taken in neglectinga simple case of Piles. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
DERIZO.S O!CNOES Are taken in tleglectinga simple case of Piles. Any person takes serious chances in neglecting an attack of Piles, This ail. ment has a tendency to become chronic, and there is also danger of ulceration, and forming of fistula, both very difficult to cure. The safest remedy for any form of Piles, whether Itching or Protruding, Is Doean's Ointment. It causes no detention from daily occupation, and the many cures made by it have made it famous in every corner of the world. It enjoys a greater demand and more enthusiastic popularity than any other Pile remedy placed on the market. Mr. T. Bush, late of Hceny Street, Portland, and is now keeping the Cri terion Hotel at Coleralne, ays:-"Toen years ago Doan's Ointment cured me of tchiug Piles, ead I am still free of this terrible ailnfmn. For live years I had seen affected, and nothing gave me relief, though I tried various remedies. If there Is any worse ailment thani Itching Piles I don't know it, far when you have Piles...
HISTORIC PORTLAND. WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
:HISTOIC UPORTLAND. V-IAl' ?ITlIT H]AIVE BEEN. (By 'K ii tli&' "VWeekly Times." Poi tliniieris hi errv lrcn celebrating the jubilee; of 'trnin tigi, te fliist cd' in the tslwii. It is a li historic, facit that thj first pllighi to be sii.:d ,in Victoria wals oii' itlih w?hich tli '.:leitys p!o'i ghcd bupna i'iiiiill paiddock oiii tie o?utslirts of the ic e Po i:thliii ilchs such a mnag nifint hatlribithat it 'wii' pacienrabll foii.thie fliirt settlets to tink the'i were .estnblisliing tJhe nietipolis;of Vietoria,. Whtrii Mcllidiii nowias yet a sleepy vil lhig, with big' grass` piddoeks in Col liilir wood, I n'i ,tlsinll as .ta tlhriving;i settle?ment?t: But Melbourlie went aheadl withlpr?digiotirs riipidity, while I'ort landi haidly nipvd. ;.' Al:btutirth time ? it Portland resident, .swho tliiihiit lie could foretell the fi. ttiire,weiit to M' elbotiriie and solhi It ih1igi slice of what is now ,Collingwotild. iHe got iA few hunidr cd pounds fori it, and put.tlie money init...
CORRESPONDENCE It is to be distinctly understood that we in to way identify ourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. RABBITS ON CROWN LANDS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
CU RRES P OiDE NC E It is to be disrinctly understood that we i, Co wta, identifyourselves with the opinion expressed by our cnrrespondents. RABBITS ON CROWN LANDS. (To the Editor.) Sir,-I observe that several self-im portant scribes in the country are busy writing about little or nothing, so I trust you will grant me space to call public attention to a crying evi! like the above. An immigrant from Eng land, while telling of the hardshids the once endured, mentioned that tracts of land, one or two hundred acres in ex. tent, were kept as game.preserves by the nobility, and the crops and pas tures of adjoinigg farmers suffered severely from the inroads of the rahb bits. "It is the same here," said his employer. '-It is even wo-se, for we could grow no crops at all on ,and ad joining the Government rabbit pre. serves." But it seems to me that the chief injustice to the taxpayer lies in the fact that men are paid by the Go ermment at the rate of £2 or £3 a week to do work in destroying ...
Our Cable Service London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
pur GafiIe sev0ioB (ReUTrEt's TELEGRAM.) London,'Saturdav. Flinids are bcin. raised in London to defray the expenses of snmuggling the strike ldiiilrs jackt to South Africa Thie TIish lationalists fear that Mr. Rednmondr, the leader of the party, will be compelled, to accept the permanent exclusionu of Ulster. Renewed tensioil exists at Washing.i toii regiidiigi aflaii s "in Mexico. It is fenrdl thalt OGerioril Huerta will break tl;i anmistice, t chrcly L isolating General Ftunstoi:in ii the AimlricLans alt Veir The Duke of' Argyll was buried ait Weostmninster Abbe3. . Nottinighanin as, produced a woeldrful i oulng fist bowler. . Inia recent cricket mlnatch tliu M[aryluboiie planyers could dlo notliiing iith him.ii Billinrds-Reeco 8(i01, lininan 6j12. Nowman 8177, Grua 531ii.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 11 May 1914
TAKE NO OTIHER. "For inio years I suffered with a liver tliu?rder and tried numerous medioineus, ob. am)li very httle relief," wri'es Miss Esther '. COlo. Major's Creek, N.S.W. "After taking Chamberlain's Tablets rogu'a'ly fora] fortnight I found I was greatly benefited, in! am?.ow completely restored to health. fly father, who as 7 is an invalid and is troubled with conslPatipation, but hasbhtined ti lgreatest benefit from Chamberlain's l'lets, Rather thtan useo any other medi t'o we have often sent into Braidwood, Tab, is twent miles away, for Chamberlain's Toaletv." Sold by Thomson, Brake and For Ohildren'a Hacking Cough at Niuht, ood,'Great Pepperminlt Cure 1/6U. ltiE May Windsor is a notably varied Easter holiday number, containing complete stories by Miss Maenaughtan, the talented author of several widely popular novela of modern life, Eden Philipotts, Edgar Wallace, G.- B. Lan castrr, Dornford Yates, and other distinguished roveliets. The serial features which have mrade a no...