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MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
MARKETS. 'Vv'iat -Offeiings were again insig 'iifieant, and the niarket ,retained its firness, actual Business beio g of tiit hiug voluie from ack, of supplies..For grain in siding storol3/7. ,was quoted, wcaukl-be buyers at'"h at~ figure- being numnierosi. For, os: delivered: alng side 3/8 was asked.". "... iiiinum ',uota-. t :is tationiary at''8 pr .ton for.' bakeis ots 'delied ' vats"¶h~ciid~~iiotxl sivlv fo the Hotter ades`: `1/`9z" =:rats',for feed~ sorts 'riaigiaa. rom obt~mnabilo at== 3/5' -amndpto23.s men ioned tog po e lni> s~ om Mnmri :. 2,= 5:; g enci ill ýy.'Tre dis a' si animuatio'n ;-Th~e~bi ryispcticall y; na domineiiid"> ficim-he-ortli' Sae =~.a B>vin= "and PoAlal d The cflioia ombquo K tai~in for ;moth if".of'd ""' 04/1:5/ nues t~on hos T rkct ic-rnai efa ny Gnerall 71/.-~ .12%6: n s- 'aisle'd" but` 77t'5/ eas also> stances 41o/ medium go acd Y 1.0/ to '03/1.5]&lt;Pint :Eye,::£3%2/6 to -: 7/, r G.;:aidl for. best- qu~tlit' s.'"3" 0/~ Gh''}mlaff' ...
THE OPEN-AIR BREAKFAST. WHY NOT USE THE GARDEN? [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
:THE O0PEN AI1 RII'(F T~ ý- WWFH"Y `O-d W~i:·rY NOT' 1JSE ·'I8ETHE: Gi4iiRDE'\? Most pIeople who havre t r eiledi ibrioat ti easure a -recollection :of meals enoyed it of- door The dinner on t ashady tei a the sfrefieshm en the b1nd1in 't giien the cup of ee on thi botalev'ird Hi:-:. pleasantlt n theirmemoiy s a compielete cinge' rofrm home hibis The 'Edli s climate is'susually belie ed. (remakrs t" ondcoAI ppal) to be tho'i ii liefost liath tuids in .the wa of'i 'my 'cerul .do'itioa =:of thie Conti aent ili open 'in mel1 thoioh th1 ntri 'reason;i;'hs inore ikely, to";=:b bt 'onin.icl Briti'l Plsiificlinoti f iths 7Ther©a 7f:o'Ptou rse, sOi .whose; a1 fresco iieiil1:t'eattractiv y. t m be t-ikcn in 'ptsblick. wath,'t.ceistai ii' amunt'` : t -cei emony,-e ad'7 possibly: 'it;consiclel 'tble °expenise But'lt for very' one' of: 'these thei e 'ni eatlcas' a hunched i c . 3· nzll~"tp~~et:,.: hclsii~zi .of pivacy ca n ppreciate th nis n i ndliiv "For ths p iidedatcie &lt;Zposscss a...
WOOL PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
WOOL PRO8PECTS. With the genieral trade of the woild actve, and every prospect of remain ing so, there should be a stroug con sumptive demand for wool-during the ooming year. Labor in the Old World is well employed at better wages the world's wool requirements continue to increase, while there will be a great shortage of wool in- manufacturing centres before the end of the present calendar year,' and only moderate sup plies for 1914. .,Wool will be admitted into the United States of America duty free, and it wil not be very long be fore that great wool-using nation will require a great proportion of Austra lia's clip. Owing to great financial stringency in the U.S.A., it is, quite possible that they will not take a great amount of wool during the com-, ing season; but they are so short of stocks that they muist purchase some, and later on they. will require d large quantity.
CAMP COOKERY. SOME SIMPLE DISHES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
'CAMP COOKERY '. ,SOME SIMPLE DISHES. Wh:T:jen camping, there is usually no diffculty in procuring excellent eggs, butter, milk and cream. To thesei the amateur who doubts h-s or .ihe capabilities as a chef adds tinned mibs. or all descriptions, reinforced by. musi ton Ohops -or starks from th' vill',6 butcher, which ar- .usually toUgh;, aiid whit the camper o-ut fishc oQisghooS,' should rod or gun be the-;bbi eckof'the holiday. : * y ; Tlii& simple fare, delighltful a7 thi beginning, invariabvy palls.? li'heonar. .l;]ggs, cold tongue; alnd pressid ior-cir beef at least become inbnetoniusT W t-f a spirit Etna, or,, better' ,sll-;a camp stove, .heatp.d b. oil .or-cilir.c. ,,ethods, a "good deal oV;nriety- may be' obtained witho"ut htuchikii? ??dg" e:; cookery. The followsig i cdlihes-ie composed mainly of eggs: Tomato Eggs.-Iemove th outer ,skin of an onion and. trihn i.- Minc;' it; and slice half .a pound -of tom- tos IMelt some butter the size of a wialniut ain a frying pan...
RANCID BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
RANCID BUTTER. Bacteria oil certain kinds are uin doubtedly the most offensive agents in making butter rancid, but it may also. be caused by oxidation, due to the ac tion of light and air. Any kind of un cleanliness in the dairy will at onoe tend to produce rancidity in the pro duce. The use of impure water for washing up the dairy utensils, failure to. wash the butter, in the grain suffi ciently, the use of milk from dirty, cows, or milk which contains colostrum as yielded by freshly-calved cows, all these causes help to make butter rancid. 41o doubt the commonest cause of rancidity is failure to wash sufficiently the butter in the grain. The casemnous matter, oi buttermilk, if left in the butter iu excessive, quantities, will quickly set up decomposition and impart a very strong flavour to the produce. It ca. eisilywbe discovered, whether the wash ing of butter lias been properly per formed or not; all that is necessary is to press gently, but firmly, on a piec~ of the butter with...
HIS WIFE'S CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
H S WW E'S; CDICE:. =' With an aipolopi2L ac r tn' the worricd aniawio hi:ha. been gazxng in the ,decor ator' s ' incos finaiily entered and asked to s:e sainples of- iail pa pers About ihat price?" asked the clerk. Eght1,npenoa armoll," said the man. 'My wife won't pay any more." "We ll," said thel' assistant, taking daon ioll, -'hereo is something in lght colonirs thatr---" "Oh, no, that wion't do. o My wife says tho clhildien. ht light-colouted pa per soiled too-qu icekly" SIRe e is .soimeting in a' darker shade wvith--- Pleat won't do at . A wife:.` nokilnt like thatu beciuse i imakes . the room too dkcla"ý : ` ": cherc is i &idegin in miedi in tone---- "I'Im afraicd not` sa d t le in'an urixrousoy. "That lias a smia paitterl, a InI m wfice says snill piterns afe al Say-n monotonous.. iTheni how about this?' 'siid the assistant weNarily, n ith the big roses in -.it and the-- S"I'n sure that would i't suit:'. my wsife," twia ' a swr ''She thinlks .: the rooni is oo smhall...
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
1E. i HORSMAN CO., NEW YOR T. Wisicn 'a / do ALL EHORS5MAN RACKETS ARE SLAZBNGER aS/o GUARANTEED BY US. Ro . ..ush1 Gilevelauci '. . .. .... l. /6 Pastime . ., .. 15/6 (JLAREMO.NT ............ M5/ Majestic. . NEWIPORT .. .. li/.. .. .. 6 Demon . 21/ BERKELEY ... .. S e .. .. 31/ O Spcial De. mon 30/2 KNICKERBOOKER /.6.... / G .E... 32 REXA..GON A /23/6 Doheoty . . 37J ARLSLEY .. ..... .. . 2/6 kWISDEN'S B8 OL1MAX ... .. .. .W' s onder . . BRIGHTON .. . 7/0. The Wide INTER COLLEG] ATE:.....` 5/ Royn al . EXPERT . . . . .. /'` Royal He agoL . 7 MOIDEL A1 / .. FE CENTAUR .. . .. .. .7 .. . j. ojn liodMi O DEL A.AA . . .. .. .. . 50/ . gelic 7/6, 12/6, 17/6 21/ 2/5/[ , 6; Chamio .. S.N)., 42/. Pe~..........2/ >' FeElines . ... 2Z)e $PALDING'8- Ruby Gold Mtedal .27/s 10,'6; 12/6, 15/, 18/6, 22/6, 2 2/6 DAVIS'- .. 42/-. Risley Hexagon 4..2.... / TENNIS BALL1S- THE l AVIS Slazenger's, Ayer 's, or Spalding's--. Hexagon Fratue, ContraliStrung 21/ 1/6 each, 17/6 dozen. PROSSER'S Dunlop .. ...
LATE SUPPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
LATE SUPPERS. Late suppers are a common caUQ.9f insomnia, especially that form of it im which people fall into a heavy.. sleep, only to wake with a start an hour or so, later. -Digestion comes almost to a dead stop during sleep, so that suf ficient time should he allowed for the last meal to be dispbsed of before the hour of retiring. This interval should be two hours at least, which often mehtns that half past eight, is,, as a'rure; late enough for the evening meal. In any case, the foo, which-is taken then ought to-be of light nature, and 'hot inleude pork, cold meat, or any other article of diet which is slow of digestion..
OVER DEVELOPMENT OF MUSCLES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
GVEW UEVELOPMIENT f1 i MUSCLES. I 'lia1 systems of physical training th only naim and object is to maintain health. I cannot agree] with the methods whose aim is to pile up lumps of muscles on every part of the body, a do tor explains. An advertisement showving a man with a biceps like a lug of mutton on his arm is enough to de termine me to have nothing to do wi ii that system. Those muscles are ab solutely nseless unless you wane to g on the music hall stage as a strong man, or Wish to convert yourself int a human carthorse. The strain put on the.heart in the process of acquur ing those disfiguring hunks about .h body counteracts all the good that te exercise might have done. The im portalit organs of the body-the heart:. the lungs, the liver, and the kidneys derive no benefit from abnormal musou lar development. Many trainers h:ave 'a good working knowledge of mu:cu lar development and how to acquire it, bhut theyk Intow nothing about the eart. They cannot use t stetho scope aid ...
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. An American expert says of 'Agri culture in the United States:-'"There is good authority for the assertion that the farmer could take from the same area of ground in 'four years grain ;crops as muich as seven yeanrs now give him. leaving the products of the other three years when the land rested from grain, as a clear profit due to better metlhods. He can do far more than that by joining live-stock i-aising with grain raising. Nature has provided c attle to go with the land. . . What our people have to do is to cover less ground, cultivate smaller farms so as to make the most of them, instead of getting a scant and uncertain yield from several hundr,,d acres."
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
IWOMEN'S. INTE S l(By "arbrosirj ') Oae ,of the amos useful things anj> roman-; an -possess in her uar'drobe i a 'basque bodice or lace coatee morirnted on' munon,' which always gives such a soft effect. To ,this may be added two sets of collars., and cuffs, one of black velvet, with which she should wear a' silk flow er aIt the waist, and the other of iWhite satin, lihmstitcbedl to be fin .ished uith a buich pof lilies of the val ;ey Ncok `wear is important, and at pre sent nmany delightful little items can be bought so' cheaply that io- one need look dody. at 'the threat. Indeed.. nevci I think in fashion's varicd career ive somanii daiinties been readyfdor i nexpensive,. and immediate piilchiase o''the part'-of the womian who wanits 'uch old fashioned' jewellery ca Ii l tunedi io~ othe uses° thani ' itat'-' for c i a ntd find rn mtdidVi·euoiang id oill ri6bdbly beP.. inther scandalise `t. th iereiit w iann e desti oy h'emdA'some ao n thieir .otst clii sba osessirs. f' "n of on...
THOUGHTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
ITHOUGHTS OUT OF THE I ~ORDINARY'. T The foundation of a real and' lasting success is securely laid upon the ruins which alone are apparonti as the results of the work hitherto acconiplished. Lord Kelvin. The secret of success is constancy to purpose.-Benjamin Disraeli. We live in this world only that we may go onward without ceasing .-Moz art. Focus Your ability upon one point un til you burn a hole in it. Genius is intasity; `and edgression is as dangerous as stagiation Holiiho fellws tiwo lares catches neither.' j s the ingle, aim th'towins l 'Only by con centraicu .can you ii ol out .satisfac tory system Getoi yel mind on it and keep it; the re . rWatch eve-ypoint, kchr detaii; Hoaen, = l itui on buhll do i tril yoi- gJiculthingr done. It, is.: nsi c ln: to be understood hi- thei atiori of the dand no less by Japan hersc lf ;tairacial rivailry is going to: >be=`t thenternatiOlitit problem of the future, -ii lit is not :aliready, uý ell to the ifore and deiiidirin solution. Th...
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
(From o0 Special Correspondent). We all know 'that there is a steady icrese in the population over grown met) polv§rergrown bause of he' dispropoition between its inhabitadits, and the number of the people in the rural dis tricts, 'where - they are wanted. But it is only when the fact is brought into prominence in some striking way that we realise how great and bow rapid the orrwth is. One of these eye-openers is the fact' that despite the vast expan sion, at a huge expenditure, o, the pro visions for water -supply, the demands are right up to the limit of tho supply. On 4th February, 1912, a record con sumption of water was established, with 66,1S4,000 gallons for the day. That record stood until January last, when it was exceeded with 66,230,900 gal lons for, one day. A few days later the enormous quantity of 74,579,000 gallons wds consumed in the day, bring ing the average consumption of water in the metropolis for 22 consecutive days to 56,000,000 gallons per day. In con nection...
STUFFED ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
STUFFED ROOMS. Too many tables, too many chairs, too many pictures, curtains, cushions, and ornaments. Too many of every. thing in fact, . Now tlere are three-_ there may be a great-many more-very good reasons for inaking a very loud protest against this unnecessary orowd ing. A crowded room, whether a living or sleeping apartment, is not healthy, is seldom clean, and is never beautiful. Every: axtra piece of fur niture, every curtain or rug, or corner fitted up with shelves and hangings, takes up so' nuch of the, given space in a room, and makes the apartment com paratively airless.;
THE MATCH-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 17 February 1914
Old111 Pa't u'ndi'>: I net `to `ca'toba huiln aintorhe hrock bow th chf ;anbd tt a- mnlci igs lnidt ;hn cZ.ýik - -e en caugh -aho21 dot' a o :I---nevriei f-s11i- twh .little g W;ýiid hi',S1 tiustinge Beas ne n- i- e;c as: d ho snakei zeand.t 'te idiwm- m ite 'ntiia-i cny on r * hcmoI" He exmndteenei "th& VWd !i any a-, :, f >ish S \ni m.h J ir'e-nd- oli eaii Evo re' ed his a rmn nofthe thins, hle · meris.mc- knteniafigc' sdenly:.w bthr kir·-tiot: ·';-t;i;~ iiild-sf bid ]? l'iim-li d1f b anyfolk sla~ i ougi= Eland i;ae5 lps-rietdo- wnd n;rii : ~ ui faige .iok fe l his nee alj be e::~11 Be~ `gan- pulling. at- ; a gieaht-----ae c ab'ss h we- 1.:coed'th ci ab into` the bask cov3:mrrae d itl w ith ewch- akndhu ul cd- n.eminc-itoo T od Pat sef` dida . nota thi~nkit- e - thmugh o-.;htry. mannes`finuom isimsi ani tagree aro:of'tn- e S. fa ~ i-dcn ies tok o 'ia wi-aker :andbet:sipad' fo havefrgoepn liho , lie dcem tdis-,' "r~ug'°fllw ;n~h e':.. ,ýT ass'al:f;elo doasn't~e m'iuii...
Belfast Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 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, 1863. Area - 201 square miles. Population - 2000. Number of. Dwellings-570. Value at on - £51,045 for 1911-11; £51,375 for 1911 - 12. Rate - 1s 4d in the Pound ort 1912 - 13. .Eevenue £4,806 for 1911-12. Number of Assessments 900. Rate ayern in Rate Book - 762 Voters' Roll 684 President's allowance, £30 Loans--Ao 1 ".3300; Sinking Fund Kirkstall Ridin'. -P. J. Wall, Crossley retires August, 1916; Jeremiah Mahoney, Crossley, retires August, 1914.; - Daniel Lane, Killarney, re+ires August, 1915. Moyne Riding-- T. Sommerville*, Rosebrook retires August, 1916; Walter Riddell, Rose brook, retires August, 1914; Thos. Car mody, Kirkstall, retires August, 1915. Yambuk Riding-James Dyson, St Helens, retires August, 1916; `James 11'Inerney, Yambuk, retires august 1914; Daniel Car roll, Yambuk. retires August, 1915. *These gentlemenhave occupied the...
Port Fairy Telephone Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
Po6rt Fairy Telephone Iureau. Day service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday. On other holidays 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 rmins, Allansford 29 8d 6d Camperdown 68 is 9d Colao 94 is 4d is Cape Neleon 52 ls 9d Crossley 11¼ 2d 2d Cudgee 32 8d 6d Dennington 18 3d 3d Framlingham 33 8d 6d Garvoo 464 86 6d Geelong 143 is 10d is 4d Hamilton 91 lis 4d is Hexham 72¼ is 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 W Warrnambool 21 4d 3d Yambuk 12 2d 2d Mt Gambier 107 1s 10d is 4d Narrawong 34 8d 6d Nelson 88 ts 4d Is Panmure 39J 8d 3d Portland • 44 8d 6d Penshurst 71 is 9d Terang 49 Sd dd. Tyrendarra 27 8d 6d Tyrendarra E 21J 4d 3d Fee for messenger call, any persot within a radius of one mile 4d
The English Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
The English Mails. Mails for English and Continental ports close at 1 p.m. at the local post office on-the following dates : V, ednesday, February 25 Thursday, March 5 Wednesday, March 11 Thursday, March 19 Wednesday, March 25 Thursday, April 2 Wednesday, April 8 Thursday, Agril 16 VALUABLE IfIsCOVEtY FOR THE HAmR.- If your hair is turning grey, or white, or fall ing off, use "The Mexican fair Renewer," for it will positively restore in every case Grey or White hair to its original colour, without leaving the disagreeable smell of most "restorers." It makes the hair nharm ngly beautiful, as well as promoting the growth of the hair on bald spots, where the glands are not decayed. Ask your Chemist for " THE MEXICAN HAIR ~RENEWER," sold by Chemists and Perfumers everywhere. Wholesale depot, 33, Farringdon Road, Lon don, Endlarc
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. MELBOURNE TO PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Fairy Gazette — 19 February 1914
LI LWAIY T11ii TABLE. MELBOURNE TO FORT FAIRY. A.M. P.M. Mlibourue 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 ..rr 12.0 9.30 Camperdown... P.M. dep 12.14 9.58. arr 12.44 10.8 Teraug .... ... dep 12.51 10.13 arr 1.57 10.38 Warrnambool ... 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 Colao ... .. ... airr 10.4 6.32 dep 10.19 6.52 Geelong ... arr 11.54 8.50 P.M. dep 12.5 9.5 Melbourne ..d 123 10.38 I-OLIDAY EXCURSION FA RES. let Return 2nd Return Melbourne. ... 37s 10d 25s 2d Geelong .. ... 28s 10d 19a ld Ballarat ... .. 39s 8d . 26s 5d Colac " ... . 1Ss 6d 12e 5d Camperdown 12a 9d 8s 6d Terang ... ... 10s Id 6s Sd Warrnambool 4s 3d 2s 10d Koroit .... ... 2a 5d is 7d Hamilton . ... 12m 9d Ss 6d