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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
'VN 'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosine.") American dressmakers, says the New York correspondnt of. the "Daily Tele eraph," are devoting some attention to: the possibilities of pina cloth, from the Philippines, as an artistic substitute for the diaphanous gowns worn by America-n women, who demand the very: latest thing in dress fabrics. Samples are being shown here, and the stores are ordering considerable quantities for next season. Pina cloth is more diaphanous than the thinnest of ovile, more pellucid than the most. clinging crepe de Chine, and more transparent than the thinnest of crepe meteor.- It mn be doubled several times and still bo transparent. In. one layer-itshas. no more thickness than cobweb, and gowns made of ping will be called cob web gowns: It is called pine cloth oecause it .is made of half silk, and half pine apple fibre. It comes in all col ors, and in stripes of all designs. It can be bought at a shilling a yard in the "Philippines, but vwill probably sell for two shi...
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. ABOUT PATENT LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. ABOUT PATENT LAW. "When patent specifications are lodg ed, are they acoapted by .the Govern ment in that form ?" The answ?ei, by Mir. G. G. Tuirri to. this question is that in some countries they are, and in those countries it is all them more. important for the appli cant to have the specification properly worded, for if it is not, he may lose benefits otherwise obtainable--perhaps he may loce a fortune. In Australia, however, while a great m;iny are ac cepted as filed, there are amiendments made to suit the examiners, before an acceptance is issued, in a fair pro portion of the applicants. We now give further details of Aus tralian Patent Law, in continuation of the matter on the subject in our pre vious issue, and as supplied by Mssrs. Turri & Co. "Proceedings for the insertion in a specification of a disclaimer, correction or explanation proposed by applicant may be taken, and such alteration will be allowed if the specification as amend ed does no...
Terribly Tempted. A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
!Terr~bi y Iempted. A SE IAL STORY BY CHAPTER I. MR. AND AIRS. BLAUCKADDER. My nature is subdued To .what it iworks in, like the dyer's`. hand. Pity me, then, and wish I were e-: newed., Never was there such an arrasy ot, babies, and of all the depressing sights that can gfeet the eyes of. a political economist, a modern philosopher, or; a pensive student of hiumanity, surely thie vision of twenty helpless infants-the greater portion deserted by their.par ents-is about the most distressing. They were not only a puzzle and:' a' problem to social reformers, .good Chris- tians, and politicians, but what ,was worse for their souls and .bodies. ?ieret' probably destined to become a perfect nuisance to scoiety. Who cared iia they lived or: died` Would they not ultimately constitute' the .rank and file of 'the army of mair' tyrs-that great phalanx of victims who. fill our gaols, unions, and asylums..r AMrs. Blackadder, under whose tender": care these lost lambs were securely plac ed, knew ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
.. ..i? ..-: - S . i z 'A:,·. fi PURE :AT .cCp Iý 'M N EY -TO LEN ULEasfEHOLD -M MIT >67 QUETN $T 7Ij/B9U 2E 2 P.? N o a r 1d Stre? t .d !Notihinqq. so Po, 1,U( Ia 6Coru or eunlon, or e,:oaoli. ra. "-antiepftic int eght wo t, g ur , D " ern A fria mi, or and Bunion Itemover re uorcu the corn vd: . rub': ge.:'I nith the o te.nro nd all b urdnesa y??efloence ? nd reaeeen an taken anwry. Uoe, not mnre tho rnrn C.ir.' t .l dne go: Crung N a TOS availon blor.e e at nap* rices tw -antiseptic introtumne t ont"- lef ctie (or I.enoHaos oodealt a death-blow rnto the . Any Addreiee n rocelpt ofl f Ice' 3.chcllce p'aec:'2 o Irbitant Priy ce;.an charged byr tri:our:l . " M4 A. CO., 9D Iiaomp et street. Mollocreo. MAKE NO MSTAKE Iroughly and cheaply constructil l ed separ ator. I price there's nothing to approach it; WE ASK all inWending buyersA-.o Verify these statements, and thits SAVE MONEY, hih is none too ple tiful these times.r introdution of the PRI ES: Has dealt a death-blow to the' Eo...
MISSING CONTINENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
MISSING GOiTINT ENTS.. It has long been ,one of the delights of phllosop.ly and solence to spend, their imagination on the construction oi vanished continents, where either Euto pias flourished, or the conditions ob taining were suitable for .the develop ment of "missing links" 'Thus on the one sida of --the- -world we have theo hypothetioal, but probable continent, sometimes called Leniuria, of which the Dutch East India Isles -are all that remain, where the biologist aud eth nologist may sport with theories of the arrival and dispersal of man; and on the other side we have the Atlantis of thei ancients--that tisland to the west of the Strait of Gibralter, whioh legend has it, was submerged by the gods, because of the impiety of its in habitants. But, although this At lantis is apocryphal, it has long been known that the west of Europe, Africa and the British-Isles once extended far beyond their present ooast lines into the sea; and that at one time Great Britain and Ireland were b...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
PorE t Fairy Jorougll -oo Province West.rn-Members.-Hons W 8. Manifold, E.8; 'White; M.L.CO'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. Pon"lation - 2000. Number of dwellings-429. Valuatiou- £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. UOUN;CILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, 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 oay...
A LINE OF SAFETY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
A LINE OF SAFETY. "One of thd characteristics of my old comrade, Amos Stillman, was brav ery in actual fighting service," said the old soldier. "Another characteris tic was a sense of humour which stood him in good stead even in the face of danger, and contributed not a little to the gaioty of his comrades. '!At the Battle of Cold Harbour, just before making the charge, and while under the Confederate fire, our cor poral; who was over six feet tall, and scarcely bigger round than a gun-bar rel, became excited as the enemy's. bul lets ploughed up the earth about hini. -V"What kind of a, place is this to keep a man 'in?" he demanded:, 'Ab solutely without protectionl' , "He had no more than spoken, when Private Stillman stuck his ramrod in the ground. " 'Here; corporal 1' said he, 'get be hind this.. "
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
Poirt i i ry 'T~ealep ~ite kExci:nig 1. Shipping (ffice 21. J. C. McCallum 2. Lighhnouse 22 H. Lyfield 3 Powell and Sons 23. R. A. Gibson n J. Goldie 24. Postmaster 5, J. Gray and Co. 25. M. Dcvereux 6. Hospital 26. Saltau and Son 7. Town Hall 27. Mr Powling's S. H. Swann House 9. Guyett and Sons 28. Rev Jessop 10. E. W. Powling 29. Police Station (Office) 30. Dr Lyons 11. Railway Staiion 31. J. C. Holden & Co 12. Star of the West Office 13. 39. Mrs Whiting 14. .E. Hanley 33. F. Freckleton Gazette 34. N. Corson 15. Dr Orchard 35. J. Gauley 16. Dogblas House 36. J. U. Holden house 17. C. Jago 37. Jas. Boyd, Sol'tor 18, Com'ercial Bote 38 W. J, Tyler 19. Cramoud's 39 Father O'Regau 20. H. G. Wilson
THE TIDE OF EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
THE TIDE OF EMIGRATION. Some interesting Statistics concern ing emigration from Great Britain to the colonies are given by. Mr John son's 'book "A History of Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America." The highest figure was reached in 1911, when 184,860 people of British Nationality left those shores for Canada, and 80,770 for Australia and New Zealand, In 1901, the figures were 15,757 and. 15,350 res pectively, which were below the aver age, for in 1881 as many as 23,912 Britishers went to Canada, and 22,682 to Australia and New Zealand. The emigration to the United States was far greater in former days, reaohing the high water mark of 201,526 in 1827, whereaa only 121,814 people of British extraction left our shores for the States in 1911. The exodus of agricultural laborers has largely increased lately, amounting to 33,234 in 1911, as compared with 12,966 in 1901. It is interesting to note at the same time that Irish Em igration is on the decoline. In 1853, 173,148 Iri...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION; Money Orders ayable in Victoria. Any sum not over X£5, d; over £5, but not over £10, s ; over £10, but not over £15, Is 6d; over £15, but not over £2u, 2s. Orders ayable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and Westeru Aus'talia. : ' er £2, 6d; not over £5, Is not ov?r . i, is 6a ; 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 A ustraha) Charge for a message in addition to above rates. MONEY ORDERS. Umted Kingdom and other British Posses) ions or Foreign Countries, 6d for each £1, sud 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 :-s, id ; Is 6d, d ; 2s, Id; 2s 6d Id; 3s, Id 3s 6d, Id; 4, Id ; 4s 6d, Id; 5s...
HEALING BY TROMBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
HEALING BY TROMBONE. After a remarkable oareer, August Henri Jacob, or "Le Zouavo Jacob" the well-known faith-healer of Paris, whose celebrity dated back to the da.ys of the Empire, has (says, the correspon dent .of the "Daily Telegraph,") died ?ti the age of 85. Born in 1828, he entered the a'my at the age of 16, and became a bandsman among the Zuaves of the Imperial Guard, distinguishing himself as a clever player of the trom bone. It was in 1866, at the camp of Chalons, that he first announced that he had the 'faculties of; curing naladies by simple will power. Several sick soldiers made the experiment. He fixed his eyes upon them, blew a blast upon his trombone, and declared them cured. Whatever thd reason, cured they appear to have been. The fame of these "miraoles" spread to Paris, and even reached the ears of the Em poier Napoleon III himself. Jacob then left the regiment, and opened a consultation room at Saint Ouen. Among his patients was Marshal Can= cobert. Jacob played h...
POSTAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
; Letters-0la f on:1:e; r bnjdo i Fr every onace Urgent Letters--Fr o:'ch Letter 0 addition to ordinary poutag, a : Late fee . . 0 6 Letters-For every 'oz or under '" 0 ?; Post Cards-each 0 Reply Post Cards-each "' Newspapers-4ozs id each ". 0 3 Packets-Commercial and printed papers, maximum weight ebs dim-nsions not to exce-d ' length, 1ft in depth or width, fo every 2oz or fratino, thereof patterns and samples, packets o I merchandise, ec., 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 o eks-For every 4oz or under 0 I to 5b sl ... n up Newspapers-For each nespape 1 Newspapers, magazines, and publi. cations, not published in the Corn monwealth, 2oz. .. Post cards- each " Reply post cards-each "' 0 ,1 Letter cards--2 for ... 0 2 Registration fee * "" 0 2 Parcel lb or under .. .... 0 3 Parcel, each extra lb or under 0 0 PACKETS, El . Packets may be sent through the post Without a cover (but...
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. "Domestio service as a' career for educated women" was advocated by Mrs Cloudesley Brereton at the Na tional Gas Conference. 1T the edu cated woman was to be the domestio handmaiden. of the future, she said, it must be as friend and colleague, and not as serf and dependent. She must share in domestic responsibilities They wanted to get back to the okl fashioned ideas and ideals of the well bred English woman, from feudal times onwards, and to depart from the snobbish and paroohial idea that to understand housework was to lose caste. This was just a passing phase -a vulgar phase--and had never seri ously affected the well-bred mistress. It was an ideal of the servant's hall, the middle class "lady," and of the half educated noveaux riches generally, of those, in short, who never saw behind the scenes of the real gentlewoman's life, and who seemed to imagine that a queen ate and slept in full court robes, and that a real "lady" came down to b...
WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. A German paper ,publishes an inter esting article on the lost dishes of the Middle Ages. It seems that the art of cooking has declined, and that it is in part due to the changing fashions in food. For instance, in Germany, in the middle Ages, many vegetables were eaten whioh have long since dis appeared from the table, such as vio let leaves, mixed with young nettles, thistles and green wheat, and boiled hemp seeds. Salads were made of mallow leaves, celery roots, and purs lane, mixed with salt and pepper, for oil was almost unknown. Olive oil was considered to smack of efliminaoy and Italian luxury. HIorse radish sauce was used instead. The origin of sauerkraut is lost in antiquity. But it was certainly invented by the Ger man hausfrau' long before oauliflowers or artichokes or potatoes were known. The potato revolutionised the fare of the poor, who had formerly. to rely on the roots of wild plants. The var iety of meats was larger, including beavers, and ...
PAT'S NEW ASTRONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
P AT'S NEW ASTRONOMY. Pat found it impossible to believe iihat the earth was round in spite of the numerous arguments of an emin ent astl:ronomer. "But look here, Pat" said the latter, "you must see that the world.can't be anything else but round. Now, tell me, whero does the sun rise," "In the east, of course," said Pat. "And w1here does it set?" "Why, in the west." "Well, then, how did it manage to Pat thought hard for a minute. Then an intelligent look dawned in his eye. "Why, of course," said he at last, "it just slips back in the night I" get back in the west again by the morning; tell me that?"
THE WAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
THE WAY 'OUT. Gooseberry tart and currant p ,l ding reposed on the table in front of him. Willie liked both. He liked both equally, He was torn with con flioting emotions. "'Which will you have, Willie?" asked his mother. 'Gooseberry tart," igasped Willie, after a long and-PainfuI struggle; "Tart what? " asked Willie's parent, wishing him to add "please." Willie didn't understand.. "Tart what?" :she repeated sharply. , Then Willie had an idea, which seem ed to solve his difficulties, and.-made the world bright once more.. "Tar tirst,"' he answered.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURnNE TO FORT FAIRY. SA.M. P.M. Melbourne 6.30 3.50 Geelong . . arr 8.10 5.23 dep 8.35 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 Warruambool ... dep 2.17 11.5 A.M. Port Fairy ... 3.43 12.15 PORT FAIRY TO MELBOURNE - A.M. P,M. Port Fairy ... ... dep 5.45 .1.30 Walrnambool ... 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 Colae .... .... arr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. dep 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ... i23, 10.38 iOLIDAY EXCURSION FA RES, 1st Return 2nd Return Melbourne... ... 37a 10d 25s 2d Geelong . . : 28s 10d 19s ld Ballarat .. ..39s 8d 26s 5d Colae ... ... 18s 6d 12s 5d Camperdown ...12s 9d 8s 6d Terang ... 10s Id 6 Sd Warrnambool . 4s 3d 2s 10d Koroit .. ... 2 5d le 7d Hamilton . .. 12e 9d 8s 6id
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
Port 'Fairy Telephone :ureau Day service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Clortd on Sundays, Christmas D.,y, :aiii Good Friday. On other holidays open from 9 am. till 12 noon and 6 p.m till S p.m. STATIONS AND CHiAR(GE-. Town. Mileage, First 3- Each addi. miuns tional 3 mina, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 -'1s 9d Colao 94 is 4d 1s Cape Nelson 52 . is 9d Croseley 11 2d 0d Cudgee 32 8d 6d Denniugton 18 3d 3d Framliugham 3J 8d 6d Garvooc 461 80 6d Geelong 143 is 10d ls 4d Hamilton 91 1is 4d Is Hexham 721 1s 4d is Heywood 60 is 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 . Sd 6d Nelson 88 is 4d- Is Panmure 391 8d 3d Portland 44 8d 6d Penshurst 71i Is 9d: Terang 49 8Sd dd Tyrendarra 27 8d (6d Tyrendarra E 211 4d 3d Fee for mess -,ger call, any person wilkl a radius of one mile' -d
PORT FAIRY POST-OFFICE. MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 2 February 1914
JE.F1V&A WMAJE JFV9eLUZ 1tAU/J! MAILS CLOSE. Melbourne ... Geelong . .. Colac... . . Dailyjat 12.50p.n Warrnambool and 10 p.m. Koroit T. P. O. Daily, at 12.50 p.m 3.30 p.m., (Thura Hamilton day and Friday ex cepted) and 10p.m J Thursday., Byaduk ... ... Macarthur . Broadwater ... . Daily, at13.30 p.m. Orford .. ... Koroit .. Crosaley ... Killarneoy Daily at 3.30 p.m) Rosebrook .. Port Fairy North . Portland . Narrawong .. .. Sundays, Tuesdays Tyrendarra .. and Thursdays, at Codrington .. . 10 p.m. Yambuk « ., MAILS ARRIVE. Melbourne . 12.45 a.m. and --3.5 T. J p.m. daily. T.P.O. ... ... 3.50 p.m.daily. Geelong at 12.45 Teelong . Daily, at 12.45 a.m. Colao . .. and 3.50 p.m. Warrnambool 112.45 a.m. and 3.50 f J p.m. daily. Daily, at 11.45 a.m. Koroit-. ... .. 3.50 p.m. and 12.45 a.m. Hamilton } . Daily 12.15 p.m., S .-fFriday and Satur day, 12.45 a.m. Byaduk .. Macarthur ... a 1. . Broadwater . Daily, at 12.15m p. 3rford - Crossley ... Killarney ..... Rosebrook . .. Daily, at...