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Blessing the Fleet.. The weather at Port Fairy was rough on Sunday, but the ceremony of the blessing of the fishing fleet was carried out as arranged. There was a big crowd iresent from all parts of the district. The wharf at the Mioylle was gaily decorated, and morie than fifty boats w-e' uanqhorcd in the rivgr The ser:ice was con ducted by the Rev. J. P. Blenner hbasset, vicar of St. John's Church of Enghind, Port Fairy, in the absence of the Bishop of Ballarat, through ill nles,.