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John Obeyed. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
U0. John Obeyed. Just prior to the balloon ascent. which formed one of the chief events at a aig gala and flower show, a deter mined little woman elbowed her -way through the crowd towards tile car, and began to make a scene. Her hus bhnd had arranged for an aerial trip, andl had already taken his set. He hd, however, reckoned without his wife. "My dlear good lady," said the aero naut, soothingly, "your husband is quite safe in my hands. I'm no nov ice, ou know. I own quite a number "I'm not talking about balloons!" snapped the lady decidedly, "I'in talk lug about husbands. He's the only ono I have, and he's not going up in that thing! Come out, John!" And John came out. "There Is nothing more uncertain than a horserace," exclaimed the man -with a tendency to talk load. And the melancholy friend remark ed "You never worked in a meteorologi cal office, did you?"
NATIONAL PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
NATIONAL PARK. Residents will be generally pleased to learn that a visit was paid to Dandenong on Friday last by a Governmncnt officer in connection with the police paddock. We under stand that he was favorably im pressed by his inspection and in all probability about 0ooo acres will be recommnended to be set aside for national purposes. The line of com munication will be through Dandc nong. \Vhen this is completed tlhe financial side of the picture is amply assured, for thousands of picnicing enthusiasts are bound to journey hither. The natural beauty and charm of the Park will make it one of thie most picturesque resorts in the State. \We hope the council vill look into this matter and render every assistance to the Government.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. 'The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so sim pie that a child can work it with Impun!ty. Suitable for - Lighting, Heat Ing and Cook Ing. We guar antee satifac - tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove? same free of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, :;" .lNSDATIJi arT. MFiTOTIORNIF ~Y4I pube Aw'r~l? 1~4ZA~. Lowr& MONKEY BRAND . / EVERY BAR BRINGS GLADNESS The Housewife who uses Monkey Brand for Spring Cleaning is never tired of singing its praises. Monkey Brand saves labour and does its work quickly, yet so thoroughly that the house is clean and fresh from attic to cellar. Monkey Brand WON'T WASH CLOTHES; LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, SYDNEY. ?O NVENTORI PATENTS Obtained in Commonwealth and Else vhere for improved nmethods of Appli inces, Tools, etc., of any description i'ull I...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
PRESENTATION. A very pleasant evening was spent at the Dandenong Post Office last rriday, when the members of the staff gathered together and presented Mr \V. J. Field, postmaster, with a suitably inscribed gold watch, MIr Field had that day severed his con nectiun with the post-ofice to take up his duties as Divisional Returning Ofticer for Flinders. MIr \Varmbrunn, who mode the presentation, congratulated Mr Fickl in receiving his promotion, and also spoke highly of him as a postmaster. He had been just and reasonable in the execution of his duties, and the senior-assistant to the junior ncs senger could always approach Ihim, fooli,0g confident that h would r ceive justice. Several other mem bers of the past and present staff spoke of Mr Field as a sterling chief, and they one and all, whilst sorry to lose himn, congratulated him in re ceiving his promotion. Mr Field, who feelingly responded, thanked the members for their gift, and said that he prized more than words could say the...
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS. A great number of facts of the life o. Insects can hardly be explained ex copting by admitting a particularly powerful olfactory sense in these ani mals. The examples are numlnerous; if in anl anllt-llill, an ant of tile sace species Ps those that inhabit it. Lut belonging to another swarm, tries to penetrate, it will imnntmlediately be ex polled. Sometimes the Ilypothesis has beeoon supposed of a sort of lan. guage allowing each intldividui:l to make itself known, but deafness is general in the class of insects, and ants in Iparticular are absolutely dleaf. Sc then there only remains the odol special to each swarml which appears to constitute a inodlo of identilication. Int tile same way, cwhen thile corpse of a small Inalnniferons ainilual is be colmilg lecolnposed ill a fieldt, a legion of sylphs an1ti neerolthors, stranlgers to the imnediate nlelghborhood, coln ing sollletilmes frolm di tlstance of several kilomnetres, arrive to lay their ef'gs tl...
GREENBACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
GREENBACKS. Few people, perhaps, are aware why tile lnationlal Amnericanll currency is printedl with green backs. Ever since tile adoptioll of paper currency it has beenl tilhe constant stiudy of bank-noti engravers to get up somle plan o01 prinltinlg bills th:at could lnot he coun torfeited. In this they onlly lartl) succeeded till as late as 1S57. when a man nIamed Stacy J. Eidson illnvrente a kind of grteen illnk, whiclh hle latent ed June 30 of that year. It is callee anti-pllhotographlc ink, beca:use it cln lot be photographed and canlllot be dislodiged withl alkalies by counterfei ters to get a complete facsimile ol tile bills. As it is ai secret llhuown only to the Amlericanl Bank Note ('om pany anld the inventor, it is imiipossibl to coullterfeit the greellnback money. Even if the com!poaitiont of thle inkl Was kInownl, it would lie of Ino use, as: the work could not be copied fron tile genluino bills with any other ki:ld of ilnk.
DANDENONG SHIRE COUNCIL Monday, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
DANDENONG SHIRE COUNOIL Monday, May 4. Preeut-COrs H'ruia (president), Groves. Colcoso, lici, McQlande, Pearson, Audlley. .buott add turden. CORRESPONDENCE. From Lands Delpartment, stating the eouncil has been appolntel custodinns of publio recreation reserve--Recirved. From Commonweoaltb, in reply, re drill ball for Dandenuong stating that negotiations were now proceodiug with the S ate Depart ment with a view to the transfer of certain land as a site, but up to the present no request hbs been received hios been received from the Defuence Department for erection of a building-Deferred to next meeting. From J. Macpherson, shire soalicitor, s(at ing thle care, Witham v. Shi:e, had come on for hear.n4 before Judge Eagleaon on April 6C, who asseesd the damabs at L60, with costs-Or Groves said the matter should be brought before the quarry committeu and report to tohe counctil-- Tihe President sail tbey should have a meeting of'the quarry com?mittee once a montal. itom blMacpherson and ...
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. It Is tline we should -learn more about that wonderful invention ol Dame Nature known as the Venus fly-trap, which, in the United 'States, Sfllds lts home mainly In the swamps near Wilmington, North Carolina. A Sspecimen transplanted into moss and if rlch earth will thrive in the house if kept very moist, and it mtakes the best kind of fly-trap, for it is always on duty and looks after itself. As tile older traps lose their vitality fresh shoots appear and new traps are de veoloped. The Venus fly-trap is regarded as cne of tle greatest wonders of the Splant .world, for it seems to exercise a dlscrihlnatlon of taste that is mtore than nunlan. It is provided with three delicate hair-triggers, and it exudes I a sort of honey-dew that attracts tihe files. Woe to tihe fly, however, that touches one of tile triggers, for, lquick as a flash, tile two heavy leaves of the trap close upon the victim and crush i it, much the same as an ordinary steel trap acts. There is ...
FLOWER SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
FLOWER SHOW. E The annual exhibition in connection with ~St. James' Church, was hold on Wednesday afternoon and evening. C Thore was a very fair staging of cut flowers, pot plants and ferns; but it was evident that the season had mili tated against profusion, The roses p were excellent., although not so nume rous as previously. This was notice- I able in the chrysanthemums also, the prizetakors in both classes being beau- 1 ties. Cookery and preserves were well represented, and Mrs Robinson had to keenly discriminate in her awards. Mr W. S. Keast, M.P., opened the show, I and prefaced his remarks by congratu- I lacing the ladies on the splendid ap pearanco of the display, and their ef forts should be subsidised by the gen tlemen providing cash, and with this view ho woulddonato £2 2s: He al luded to the comumendable spirit exhi- I bited by the denominations who assisted each other for the spiritusl welfare Ieov. Mr Veal called for cheers for Mr Kcast; which were heartily given. The ...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. I'owder the inslIdets of noew glovts to imake them easier to slip on, titd also, in the case of colored kid cites, to prevent tile dye from st:aining the hands. The cooler eggs are tile quicker they will froth when whipped, so they ahould be beaten in a cool place. A pinch of salt always cools and fresh ens them. Vegetable and fruit stains onl the lngers can Ie ieclmoved by dipping tile fingers in very strong tea for a few inlllotes nlld thllen waslling theni in clear. warnl water. If briglit saucepans and kittles havt. to be used over a smoky lire, smearing a little grease over the bright part will prevent the sm!oke fronm blackening the metal. If wash ed after use in hot water, the panl will be as bright as ever. When using drilpping for making a cake, aldd a few dropls of essence of lemont or tile juice of at lemon, and it will be found thlat this will not only remnove the fatty flavor which c:akes so often have when made wltlh drip ping--especially mutton - but...
CRANBOURNE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, May 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
CRANBOURNE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, May 4th. Preasent-Cra Grecaves (presildent), O'Brien, Ierkces, Callanan, Brunt, Wilson, Hardy, Lloyd. An apology was received from Cr Camer on, who wnas unable to atteud owing to preesure of private businoess. Financo, £529. CORRESPOSDE'NC l' From M. Murphy aEnd 7 other ratepanyrs of Tooradin, oflfring to contributo £10 to wards Tooradin drain works, provided the couucil carried out the work--Or Lloyd moved that the work bo done--Steeonded by tr IIerkes-The Ptesident nmoaved and Cr Callanan seconded an nmendmentt that the ratepayers be given permieson to carry out the work at their own expense--The motion was carried. From Public WVorks Depattmont, ntating that regulatiou under L,O. Act dcclaiang weightt to be carried on vehicles appears In Governmenot Gazette of April 1, page 1558os RccelveJ. From Same, acknowledging recenipt o? letter re proclamation of streets, stating that the pound 1ite, Cranbornor, and IHall's road cannot bo legally permanen...
At the Fire Station. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
At the Fire Station. He was undeniably fromn far beyond the suburbs, and as he was walking along a City street he stopped in front of the fire-engine house and looked in. "Hlave many fires in town?" he asked. "Yes, we have them protty often," replied the fireman. "Ever try to see how quick you can hiitch-ulp?" "Oh, yes." At that Iloment an alarnl came in. At the first stroke of the gong the mlen rulshed to their posts, the doors of the stalls opened, and within a few seconds mten, horses, ltnd engine were speeding dowt the street. Tile young mall watched the pro ceedings with admiration. "Well!" hie exclaimed, when speech returned. "There ain't many places where they'd go to all that trouble to show a stranger what they can do."
A Grocer's Recommendation. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
A Grocer's Recommendation. '" For the past 20 yearse," writes Mr IIar. risen, grocer, Parramattla Rd and Catnerine st,Lelchhardt, N.S.W., '1 have been a sut fcerer from diarrhoea, and although I have tried various prescriptions have found nolth. ing to relieve me like Chamborlain's Colio and Diarrbac RIemedy. 1 always keep a bottle for my own use at my Dlrivate resl dence and at my storec Sold by iall store. krepers and chemists, The Daudenong Picture Co are putting on real good "stuff' and are worthy of tbohe beat patronage. Lasot Wednesday the star picture was "Scrooge," a char noter from Charles Dickens famous workl 'Tho Christmas Carols," whilch held tihe large audience in close attention throug out, providing a good 2} hours enter tainmont.
GLEN WAVERLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
GLE. WAVERLEY. A grand bazaar in aid of tIbo funds of the Glen Waverley Roman Catholic Church will be held in the Mochanics' Hall during next week, and will be opened by Mr W. S. Keast, M.L.A.. on Friday next at 3 p.m. ihero will be a grand displny of goods of all deecaliptlons, with a bevy of attractive stallbolders. On1 Saturday afternoon thereo will ba tuIg-o'-war between teams of 8 men from Ockleigh, Mnul. grave, Springorale and D0ndenong for a prize of 1O0 per man. Mr C. M. IIusnay is hon. see.
CRANBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
at CRANBOURNE. oC The ratepayers are not at all enamoured of the introduction of the e, Width of Tires Act restrictions to ig this shire, as advertised in your last of issue. It seems farcial that only r. 6 cwt. may be carried on a dray, :d while 6 tons may be piled on a four er wheeler. It is quite a common td occurrence to see two tons on a dray, re and I would like to know what will s- be the cost of carting road metal, a gravel and sand if the contractor is in only permitted to put 6 cwt. on a as dray with a lead of say a mile ? And r. what will the poor " spud" carters of is Koo Wee Rup and the onion carters e of Cranbourne think of it ? To my g mind the sooner the order is repealed the better. I venture to say that at next election the retiring candidates would be "outed " on the question if it were made a test one. o The continued dry spell is making n people apprehensive. The late rains o have barely penetrated the surface y soi!, and the waterholes in many >f paddocks ar...
DANDENONG MARKET SITE. Finality in Sight. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
DANDENONG MARKET SITE: Finality in Sight. For some four or five years past, there has been agitationl at intervals, re ina: provements to the present Daudenong market site, as it.now stands at the top of Lonsdalc-street, and to its removal to a site purchascd by the Council tumany years ago, being portion of Ross's Grange Es tate, and divided from the present market by Clow-strect. Later, there was a de determined effort on the part of Crs Rain, Groves and McLeod, of the South Riding, assisted by Cr Abbott of the Centre Rid ing, and Cr Heywood, of the North Rid ing, to purchase a site near the Dande; nong railway station of some 20 acres at £60 per acre, and either hold the la:ld iti, reserve or build an up-to-date market straight away. SWile this project was in evidence, Cr Heywood, who stuck to his guns man fully, was defeated by Mr F. Audsley, of Clayton, at the last annual election, on the question of tie removal of the mar ket to the station site, and Mr A. V. Pearsol was elect...
PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENING DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 May 1914
1T4e PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENIN(I DRESS. This simnple little evening dlress vili appeal dlirectly to the average wonlman. It will look effective made up of soit silk and shadow lace. It replresen?t "Everylady's Journllal'" pattclrn No. 174-cut in three sizes-- s:uil. Inr, dium andi large. This patrterl m:lay he bought from local pattern agentll or will bo sent post free to illy i:dlress( if ninepence ill stamlps is sent toi Dept. A. "Everylady's Journal," t; Swanstou-street, Melbourne. State nlumber of pattern anlld size required. If a penny stamp is sentl to above aI to any reaa? wiAo wirrirtes ';send free catalogue."