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Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau Day service , a.m. to 8 p.;n. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other holidays open from 9 a,.. tI- 12 noon and 6 p.m till S p.m. STATIONS AND CHARGES. Town. Mileage. First 3 Each addi. mins. tional 3 mirs, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 is 9d Colac . 94 Is 4d 1s Cape Nelson . 52 les 9d Grossley 11* 2d 2d Cudgee 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d Sd Framlingham 3J 8d 6d Garvoo 46 8a - 6d Geelong 143 Is 10d, !s 4d Hamilton 911 Is 4d is Hexham 72 is 4d " Is Heywood 60 Is 9d Hawkesdale 28 8d 6d ll0owa 18 3d 3d Kentbruck 71 s1 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 88 18 4d Is Paumure 394 8d 3d Portland , 44 8d 6d Penshurst 714 Is 9d Terang . 494 8d dd Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for mess-v-ger call, any persot withui a radius of one tnile 0d
COBDEN RACES, Saturday, March 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
COBDEN RACES, Saturday, March 7th. TRIAL HANDICAP, 10 sovs., For hor ses that have not won a race of 10 sovs., or over. Nom. 5s., accep. 5s. About 6 furlongs. HANDICAP HURDLE. RACE, 23 sovs., Nom. 7s 6d; accep. I2s 6d. About 2 miles. PONY RACE (Handicap) 7 sovs. For ponies 14.1 a.u. Nom. 7s. About 5 furlongs. COBDEN CUP (Handicap) 35 sovs., Nom. IOs, accep. 15s. About 9 furlongs. DISTANCE HANDICAP TROT; 10 sovs., nom. 5s. accept. 5s. Fee 2s 6d and 2s 6d respectively. 11 miles. HANDICAP PUBLICANS, PURSe, 10 sovs. Nom. 5s, accept. 5s. About 6 furlongs. HACK RACE, 5 sovs. Weight 10 stone. About 6 furlongs. Entrance 5s. Post entry. Nominations for all events will be re ceived up till Wednesday, February 25, 1914. Acceptances at scale. V.R.C. rules strictly adhered to. Booth Privileges will be sold at Cobden on'20th Februar, 1914, at2 p.m - S i .I
The Young Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
The Youtln (Gluarld. In connection with the universal mili tary training in- the Port Fairy centre, the officer has issued the following .list of parades for the present year : ,. Cadets 14 years, 1st and 3rd Fridays in each month Cadets 15. years, 1st and 3rd Mondays in each month. Cadets 16 years, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 1st and 3rd Wednes day in each month. Voluntary Night Drills. Cadets 14 years, 2nd and 4th Fridays in each month. Cadets 15 years, 2nd and 4th Mondays in each month Cadets 16 years, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in each month. Cadets 17 years, 2nd and 4th Wednes days in each month.
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
Belfast Shire Council. Province Western : Members - Hons W Manifold, Edward James White, Member-Mr J F. Duffus, M.L.A. Created Shire 8th December, 1R63. Area -201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1911-11; . £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - ls 4d in the .Pound .or 1912 - 13. levenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Ratel ayer; 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, Killarrey, retires August, 1915. Moyne Riding- F. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires Augusa, 1916 ; Walter Riddell. Rose brook, retires August, 19?4; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires Augus~, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; *James Tl'Inerney, Yambuk, retires August 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk: retires August, 1915. * These'gentlemenhave odoupied the ...
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
Port Fairv Biorougl -oo -00 Province Western--Members. -Hone W S. Mauifold, E. S. White, M.L.C', 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. Valuation £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. UOUNCILLORS. J. Gray,- Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy ..,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, 'ort fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Guldie, Port Fairy, .retires Aug. 1915 G. Brown, Rosebrook, retires 4ugust 1916 A. H. Noar, Port Fairy. retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied the may...
Port Fairy Telephone Exchange LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
P-ort Fdiry Telenhoue Exchange LIST OF SUISCRIBBE S. 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. Powling 29. Police Station (Office) 30 Dr Lyons 11. Railway Statiou 31. J. 0C. Holden & Co 12. 3tar of the West Office 13. 3' 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 38 W. J. Tyler 19. Crimond's 39 Father O'Kegan 20. H. G. Wilson
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
OBITUARY. In the person of Mr John Wishart Gibson-whose death occurred on Tuesday last, at his late residence, " Woodrow Vale "- Colac loses a valued and highly respected resi dent. For many years the late Mr Gibson was a well-known importer in Geelong, but he relinquished that calling, and acquired consider able property in and around Colac; where. he had since resided, Mr Gibson was an enthusiastic devotee of golf, and every summer he was a prominent figure on the Port Fairy Golf Links, and had many friends amongst the players. The late Mr Gibson, who was 65 years of age, had been in frail health for some time, so his death was not altogether unexpected. He leaves a widow and five sons to mourn his death. Two of his sons, Messrs John - L. and Percy Gibson, are well-known landowners at Aringa, near Port Fairy.
PITTS' POISONED WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 12 February 1914
PITTS' POISONED WHEAT. For Destroying Rats, Mice, Sparrows &nbsp; and Parrots, etc. It is the only certain and genuine preparation. Refuse all imi- tations. to as arge V-) yllo"w kRtat: s/ wamrmr' Vtm A leadminer was sued by the Great Western Railway at Wrexham County Court for sixpence. He travelled by one of their motor trains from Wrexham to Plaspowe station without having booked, and refused to pay his fare or that of a dog which he had with him. Judgment was entered for the plain- tiffs. The costs amounted to 19/6.
General Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
GeneraIl Sessions Camperdown, Tuesday, February'17 Port Fairy, Thursday, February.19 Warrnambool; Thuirsday, March 5 . Portland, Tuesday, March17 Hamilton, Wednesday, March 18 Casterton, Thursday, March 19
Courts of Petty Sessions, [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
Courts of Petty Session s, The Police Magistrate (Mr E. Williams will visit the undermentioned places on the dates specified : PORT FAIRY, Tuesdays, 10 a.m, Tuesday, March 10 Tuesday, April 7 Tuesday, May 5 Tuesday, June 2 WARRNAMI30BOL, Mondays; 10 a.m. Monday, February 23 Monday, March 9 Monday, Mlarch 23 PENSHURST, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12 * PORTLAND, Saturday, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14 MACARTHEUR, Tuesdays, 1iI a.ni. Tuesday, March 17 KOROIT, Fridays, 11 a.m. Friday, February 20 Friday, March 20
BRIEF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
iBRIEF NEWS. The opening of the duck season at Dunkeld, as was generally pre dicted, proved a disappointment to sportsmen, the birds being ex ceptionally scarce and wild. Severail tercourses which were noted fo? ducks in former years were pa ?y dry. Consequently the bags obtained were small. GOT VERY WEAK ?-'-ly boy Jack was very bad with Diarrhoea, writ s IMrs MI. Lee, Forbes, N.S.W. For quite a fortuighlt. he was ill and got very weak. My husband bought a bottle of Chamberlain's Coclic an.d Disrrhcea Remedy and to our surprise one doje completely relieved him. For sale by N. Corson, Chemist Druids art uniion tickets (is each) can now be obtained at the "Ga zette" printery. 8-hours' art union tickets are also to be had at ls. An area of banana trees will furnish food that will support 25 times as many persons as an acre of wheat. DISURDERED LIVER For disorders of the liver and -stomach there is no better medicine than Chani?er l]ain's Tablets, writes :irs M0argaret 'J. Wat!son, Emr...
The Fox Scalp Bonus. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
The :Fox Scalp Bonus, The Colac shire council has abolished the system of paying a bonus on fox scalps. The bonus is not paid by any of the adjoining shires. Cr Hancock stated that the abolition of the bonus would mean that the forest country would be c.ome overrun with foxes. Fancy a land-owner refusing to kill a fox because a bonus is not being paid !
POSTAL IN [?]TION [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
Lecters---faHrt ou,. unidr. , 'or evary on:ce ' 0 1 Urgenut Letters--For each Letter i 0 addiiion to ordinary postage 6 Late fee .0 6 Letters-For every joz or under .. 0 1 Poest Cards--each . 0 2i Reply Post Cards-eah 0. O Newspapers-4nzs Id each ... 0 Packts - Commercial .and printed papers, maximum weigkt ebs, dimensions not to exceed in length, Ift in depth or width, for every 2:z nr fra.:tion? thereof patternu and samples, packets of 0 1 merchandise, &c., maximumn weight lib; dimnension not to exceed 2ft in length, one foot in depth or width ; rate of postage for every Soz. or frecion th?reot s uks--For every 4uz or under, up 0 -I_ rto -5b sl .. Newepapers---r oraub J u h wpaper 0 01 news-ppersb magazines, and publi-. cations, ,,ot puliimshled in the Com. * emonw-alth, 2 z. Post card,-each *.b . Htply post ca.rd-eacni ... o0 .1 Leteor 'ards--2 tor .. - . 0 2 Registration fee .. - 02 Prcel fib or under .. . .. O Parcel, each extra lb oi under ... 0 3 S PACKE'I'S, El Packe...
The Member for Wannon. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
The lMember for Wannon. ° At a liberal rally at Harrow last week, Mr A. S. Rodgers. M.H.R., gave a short address, in which he g urged the necessity of thorough organisation on account of the pos sibility of two elections (Federal and State), during the presentt year. He advised all liberals to adopt a plan of organisation on s similar-lines to those employed by a Stheir political opponents. Mr a Rodgers gave a very clear outline - Sof the work of the last session and Sthe plans for the future. He said s t I he could not thank his political op -or voting against him, btt ed them sincerely for Sgoing ?'e poll. and recording - teietv. bVf which gave Wannon %'~ 88.53 v.e-a big thing for a rural ? ict. In the course of ~ rks Mr Rodgers touched g nthe restoration of the postal a voting, and the prospects of a double dissolution. He defended .the action of the Speaker, and t sadvocated- an alteration in thec 1 Senate divisions, wherebycountry electors would have an opportunity t of electin...
HOLY! HOLY! HOLY! LORD OF HOSTS! [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
OLY! HOLY! HOLY\ LORD OF HOSTS ! BY PASTOR RUSSELL. Text: "Holy. holy, holy, is the Lord of Hosts; the whole earth shhll be full of His glory" (Isa. vi. 3). Since shortly after the second century the Christian Church ,has been gradually led into a total mis conception of the Divine character as manifested in the "Divine attitude fo ward humanity. Little by little heathenish doctrines respecting an eternity of torture for all ex cept the favored few were preached. Grad AsTOr- RUSSELLI eally men enlarged upon tfle errors until to-day the most horrible descriptions of the Almighty God are printed in Chris tion publications, creeds, commentaries, &c. No heathen people ihae ever pictured their god in so devilish a light. Ugly though their idols be, they can with the Satanic descript a . uris-, tians in thile creeds of t .1 given of the God of e and Father of mercies. |'P- " . The noblest and bes1 i ploi i ,rten oiom have abandoned :N-.rrible teacih ings of their fathers, an er ms...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
Races to Conue. --0--- Saturday, February 21-Orford Picnic Race Club. Saturday, February 28-Kirkstall picnic Saturday, Feb 28 --South Purumbete Saturday, March 7-Cobden Saturday, March 14 -Garvoc Tuesday, March 17-Koroit Saturday, March 21 Hexham Tuesday, 1.. ,. 24-Caramut Saturday, Maitr 28-Dixie Races Easter Monday (April 13)-Penshurst Saturday, April 25-FPort Fairy May 5, .6, 7-Warrnambool hIay 13, 14-Coleraine Saturday, May 16--Kirkstall May 20, 21-Casterton Monday, January 26 - Branxholme Carnival and Sports. Wednesday, February 11 - Portland Show Wednesday, MIarch l--Digby Show
From Port Fairy to Portland per S.S. Casino. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
From Port Fairy to Portland per S.S. Casino. Eight o'clock on Wednesday morn ing saw over eighty smiling faces aboard the s.s. Casino, bound for Portland, all anticipating a most enjoyable trio. It looked a perfect day to be on the briny, but we had only reached the Griffth Island lighthouse when we realised that the sea was not a sheet of glass, as it appeared from the shore. Shortly after passing Boarding School Bay most :of the ladies showed a remarkable interest in the sea, and were very silent. Soon the men,'too, edged to.therailings. Some of the remarks uttered by the hapless victims were greatly enjoyed, by those who managed to keep up a little longer. One lady, very- much to the fore, used to say : " O--h, let me get off; for goodness sake let me get off." A keen cyclist, who had his machine aboard, wanted to ride the rest of the way. Another female passenger was heard to exclaim-" And they call this pleasure ; I would rather stay in Port Fairy- for the rest of iny life than...
The English Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
The English ,IM.ils. Mails for English and Continental ports close at 1 p.m. at the local post office on the following dates : SThursday, Februiary 19 Wednesday, February 25 Thursday, March 5 Wednesday, March 11 Thursday, MDrch 19 Wednesday, IMaIrch 25 Thursday, April 2 Wednesday, April 8 S Thursday, Agril 16
Port Fairy Borough [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 16 February 1914
I crt ; I iairv JlSoroioll SPrvince Westr.or,-Mermbers. -Hon. W 3. Maifold, E. S,. White, M.L.C'- Memtber- Mr J.. Duffus, M.L.A. Created July, 1856. Proclainled r.a Borough, 18b3, Name cha,,ned from Belfast to Port Fairy 47th May, 1887. Area--5902 acres. Ponlation - 2000. N-umher of. dwellings -429. Valuation £14,422 for 1912-13 ; £14 441 for 1913-14. Rate-2s in poundl for 1913-14. Revenue £4,858 for 1913-14. Number of Assess ments- 675 Ratepayers in Rate Book-500. on the Voters' Rull-480. Mayoral allow ance-£30. Loans-Aats 1112 and 1552-£5,621 13a 7d ; Sinking Fund-£300 13s 9d. UOUNCILLORS. J. Gray, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 D. McLellan, Port Fairy, retires Aug, 1914 H. Swann, Port Fairy, ,, Aug. 1914 *T. H. Storey, Fort Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 H. S. Bailey, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 Jas. Goldie, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1915 (. Brown, Rosebrook, retires august 1916 A. H. Noar, Port Fairy, retires Aug. 1916 P. McBeth, Port Fairy, retires August, 1916 * These have occupied ...