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Return of the Rubber Bcom. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Return of the Rubber Bcom. (By A. STAINS MANDERJS.) It is really a wonderful substance, is rubber. Consider what it is int the beginning-just milk flowing fromnt the trees that have been slash ed by the native workers. Yet fromt this liquid we get a substitce of enormous strength. durability, anl elasticity. I always likei rtibber to cheese. It is milk to begin with; it is made to curdle like milk-by throwing salt into it-and. like cheese, you get it in. all shapes. sizes, colours, and qnalities. It we don't actually eat rubber, it is doubtful if we could now live without it. "It is extraordinary when one comes to think of the enormous. number of uses to which rubber is put. We find It not only in our own homes at every .turn, but we find it on our way from our hotnos' to our business; we see rubber at every stage, and when we. get to our business we find it in our- ollTres. Certainly we cannot live without rubber, and I tnt not sure that we are able to die without the as sistance o...
One of the 'Weaker Sex.' [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
One of the 'Weaker Sex.' Under the new Republican regim e the position of the- Chinese woman has been notably improved, noni nally ht least : hut it is highly improbable that any of the ad vanced" ladies of modern China will ever wield half the influence In= se??sed by the old "Empress-.Mdther" Tseu-Hsi, the real run er of the C2i4 tial Empire for many years. Her life was one long, though un edifying, melodratima. he daughter of a mandarip, born on November 17, 18:?4, she he'd a sister who was wedded to Prince Chouen. This Imperial ' connection fired Ts*'t Usi'. ambition ; she mnanaged to at tract the Emperor's attention, aid became one of his numerous wives. The birth of her son, T'sai-Chouen (the Quintessence of Purity) fulfilled htr fondest hopes, .and hnenceforth her - baleful career really begain. In 1860 Tnseu-iisti lpoisoned tie Emperor, and declared herself '"Eim press-Mother" and virtual monarch of China. Her first delicate atten tion to her deceased huishlald's roln tives ...
AWFUL PAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
AWFUL PAWS. A gtrtlt ierrlan ho hil itarrind his oni, un, ginling : dinner ih ary, ant otei~ ts Ihr ,irr:-'w. the goittd lady t. it h h r hntl,' pread )lIt t.h. r .ýI ýrI,[,lr, h. lii ,?i -*I, lld in the , lenc, bam ",rlt,,w..rl .* , n?" lm .) ern thl righl , his h,,st, - ;i,i plal-,antl. ""1'.'- lh n3 , "t h " I e, i't. 11w ni-. ifllnu-" h 2'' g, ~,.. n *nr n nrrzr ".iuiuitl 1-,' bItt' thinrg if Tou had Iro?e half my wcork.". 1 Three r*.li hex w?righinl" 21ib., ,nm of whic:h in 18in. )eng, have been gro"'n in the gardam of the villagn inn at Wittersham, Kant.
King Edward Tickled. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
King Edward Tickled. Perhaps one of the most husaing incidents which occurred at the Flanynariet-the theatre with which Mfr. Cyril Maiude has be?n so long asse fatetd-wes that in which the l?tr King entlrwdr . ;ond poor Wil i wani Territ-s igured. The el1sode Is related by .lr. 3 raudet It wats cdriug the run of "The Marriage of Convenienre," the Ilast ugaigeemert but. one for Terriss, as it happened, iad f?i Majesty, then, of couarse,. Prince of Wales, was--in the Royal box with rrincess 3Mauul of IWales. `et-ween the acts Kung Edward sent for Mr. Cyril Maude, his wife, and Terriss, being desir ous of expressing his gracious ap proval of their efforts to amuse. In describig the affair~Mr. Irpflide confesses thyat he was not k little nervous, his convers.ational -powers beIng at their very worst Things 'were consequontly going yery -ttiWli when Terris, I'n . cheery,r sailore like manner, rea arked, We alt hope I' rsfiunon will win the Gold Cup 'tW-morrow, sirs' "Thank you, Mr. Terri...
After Waiting 47 Years. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
After Waiting 47 Years. Damuges of £500) for breach of promise are claimed by Miss Ehmma Mahuney. agedl sixty-seven, fromn Mir. .John Wolf. aged seventy-seven, a Civil War veteran, in a suit she has hrought at Paterson, New .Jer sey. Miss Mahaney says that the last she saw of her fiance was in 1.s6: af he was f leaving for the Civil War. 5he never married, helieving that some dai the sweetheart of. her youthful days would return to claim her. Three years ago, forty-seven years after her lInt meeting with hintm, she was overjo.yed to receive a letter from Mr. Welf, who informed her that he had now retired from bbusi ness with, a fortune. A. correpond ence ensued in which the spinster alleges the vetran wooed her with all the ardour which characterised him before the war, and linally he proposed nmarriage. She made all the preparations for the cere muony at great expense. When every thing was ready Mr. Wolf wrote saying- that the marriage could never take place. Miss Mahaney bases her...
Strange Honeymoons. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Strange Honeymoons. Surely one of the traangeet was that of an American cohrle who, in .Jufnre ic last y.er, set nit from New York Harbour ont a h..0t moon trip to the Bermuda Islands in a tiny "cockles?ell"' boat some 12ft. long by :ift. broad. No less thrilling a honeymnoon ex perienee was that of. a Mr. and Mrs. Edbar, who were married In Peking in the Legation chapel, ot the day preceding that on Which the Boxer riots broke out, and who, perforce, had to spend -the first few weeks of their married life prison ersin the invested city, witnessing many of the horrors of the rebellion; and going in dally fe ar of assassi nation. - . Another couple on the Continent, immnediately after the .inarriage knot was tied, started off by balloon for England. Leaving Paris at fotur o'clock in the afternoon, they man aged to land safely on this side of the Channel the following morning, after a. somnewlint exciting time among the clouds. Then an adn venturous pair of Swiss lovers, both keen mou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Br?.siness .~Notices. 'TEETH TEETH r F> Kugent Fa~ire iFeed.-by tt) Dettal Board of Vietoria, VWi 1 visit BERWICK every TUESDAY, t oclock till 5 Cosubing Roam at Mr E. W. Poynter's, Chemist. Also PAKEN-HAMI, Tuesday mornings -9.30 to 11.45. Private consuting room Gembrook Hotel PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS 2;6. Crown, Bridge and Porcelain Work a Specialty, at Reasonable Prices Note.-No C.isaue miad for Extractions .virtn order giv.n for ARTS. ,xCIAL WORitc. Teeth extracted by the most modern Painless System. At my M.- ropo!i:an address I have fitted up an up-to-date Surgery with the very latest American Electric Plant, including a Nasal In haler Nitro Oxid Gas Plant, which is the very latest process for extracting teeth. Inspection invited. TELsPuoNs,-Windsor 736. HouRs- 9 till 5.3o and 6.3o to 8. ADDRESS-224 WILLIAMS ROAD, TOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, t minute Hawksburn Station -ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - W ei Okkha rt's OCharn pDion Ta-ks 1000 Gallon 25 gauge " Orb," Double Rivet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Publict Noticer. wrNE BORKT $t*rOTL, BLER?IT'ICKE: THE OLLEST HOTEL IN THE DISTRICT. Golf ULnks opposite. Good Shooting and Driving. Large Garden and Tennis Court on Premises for use of Visitors. Billiards. - Stablirg. - V idsil?t3 f-r hire. gI° Motor Car rarties and Cyclists catered for. Large Room for Meetings Free of Charge. Week-end Visitors catered for. JOI-l P. D. TRIAD02 Proprietor. Phone Berwick Fl. Late of Broken River Rotel, Benalla. GlypshL7'N $cOrEL~ BEACONSFIELD . I.BRAGG, Licensee, , .1, GcceAcc - cdaticn. WRek ard Visitta Catered For. Fii r g ant:Shcctiegcr Coif Links in Preparation. -- Billiards. Good Stabling. . MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. Ki CARDINI: P7XRK HOTEL, LOWER BEACONSFIELD. This Hote' is now under new management, and caters for Week-cnld Visitors ; also .Motor and Picnic JParties. Good Fishing and Shooting. Only one class of Wines and Spirits stocked-THE BEST. J. H. STEEL. Licensee. Phone 5, Berwick. Commonwealtb .r 3anh ot Rustrafia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY hIs Rank I...
HARKAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
HARKAWAY. A very pleasant evening was spent at Harkaway on Satur. day last at a social arranged by misses Brown and Warby, two visitors from Melbourne. The hall was tastefully decorated for the occasion, and there was an attendance of about 70. repre sentative of all parts of the dis trict A number of similar socials are to be held during the winter months. The promoters of Saturday evening's social de sire to thank all those who helped to make it a success. The Rev. W. S. Whiteside will conduct service at Harkaway next Sunday afternoon, at 3. Mr Gustave Aurisch, a very old resident of this district who lived at Narro Warren Esst, died very suddenly in Melbourne yes terday. He and his son went to the city to visit some friends and the old gentleman had just left a train at the North Richmo4nd station when he collapsed on the platform and died almost imme diately. He was 70 yea s a of age and had been suffering from a heart aff ction for some tine. The news of h.s death wvas received...
Post Office Problems. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Post Office Problems. l'atrick had spent manyv3 weary nights %writing 0 lilif and fervent epistle, to his latest ss;eetheart. When at last it was finished it nlade a hulks- puackagre, the might of which filledt Patrick's soul n ith pride. Catrefully affixing a pennystamp, ihe Ibore his ltreelous documeni t to the post pfice and' himiiitl i it. oy, tht' unman hchindl` the counter. Ire wiisn't going to drop that letter in an ,ir dinary letterbox, i not lie ! t'hn clerk piked it up andn ImtA it' un kthe scnles Here the etluivl, "cl'tlinig Patrick backl; 'your letter Is .overreight " 1 What, '.ye ritcen "?" OI r wliat weight ." "? mean It's tii? heuass u' t will have to put another stiutuln on it." "Oh, he iquitnt with t ,omur nnsen.nse," saitl Patrick cndiescendun ,tglu. "Sure i?f I put anuother stu.mp ,n, that will only i make it hensier still " '"You am ? n t regulir unior ex lait'+l m ' .?r un , r, . * hln hn 'r hu - I,,? ru'f- I " , t~ f ci, her twenty i., hilh he . .;.,,,1 for. .h...
NARRE WARREN NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
NARRE WARREN NORTH. Kalora Park Cricket Club cele brated their premiership of the Dandenong and Berwick Cricket Association by a social in the Mechanics' Institute on Friday evening last. It was one of the most successful entertainments ever held in the hall, about 230 people being present representa tive of all the surrounding dis tricts. Tea was served at long tables in the hall, and on the plattform, where the chief speak ere of ti eveia; were seated. After t"h. toast of " The Khi; '" had been given ' a'Booket, a:,d m:o.t enthusias ticaily hmored, the programme of speeches interspersed with musical items was proceeded with, Crs Kerr and Martin having proposed and seconded the toast of "Parliament," it was respen ded to by Mr Keast, M L.A , who was present with Mrs SKeast. The toast of the evening " The Kalora Park Cricket Club," was proposed and secon ded by Messrs McCann and Hehir, and responded to by the president, and Messrs Walstab and Charles Winter. The Rev. A. C. F. Gates ...
To Make a Fancy Table. USEFUL AND INEXPENSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
To Make a Fancy Table. 1UST:PUL AND INEXPb:N?sIVI.. Our first illustration is that of a small, fancy table of very', simple mnake and inexpensive character, yet I quite fit to grace any .itting-roomo As it As designed for enamel, any wood which can be snmonthsurfnp',? will do. Canary, '.he -cost "f which; of the thickness adclpted, is about threeftence a. square foot. would be tjte most .uitable; The top of the table shouhl be formed of one piece of boatrd, Vt. long. lit. Fir. wide, and -in. thick. With plane or other toni bevel the edge ss .shown. The legs are 2ft. lin. long. tin. wide,. and tin. thick. Nine in es front nne endt bore holes for th-'l'i\t'r rails? ?ith a brace and in. bit, letting themnt be }in. deep. Those for the sidt' rails ale miade, in the edges of the legs. and those for the end ones are bored on the sides of the legs. Wheri boring hear in mind that the legs ha? e an outward slant. and the tool mtlst therefore he held accordingly. Place two of the side legs on ...
A Music Martyr. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
A Music Martyr. Hie was . pianist, scarcely out of his teen.' He hadl heeu sent abroad b wealtthy friends for a four years' course in his chosen rt ; had thereafter spent a year ont the concert stage, andti. b ehind a van guird of newspaper repor'ts .of his aiiccess abroad, he was nt.s#' coin ing houne." When his train drew into the sta tion and aurne to a stop, the pianist, ev incing the artistic tent perament in his hair, as welt a? in his manner, descended to the plat fortmt. At the sname time the crowd of enthusiastic townspeople drew aside to allow his proud hit tnotF= est mother to be the first to wel nome hter son. When she reached him, hiowever, she suddenly gnave a gasp and stood stock-still, staring at him. The next monlerit -he burst into sobs and fell on his neck. "Htenry. my poor tmry !"' the good.worman cried. "They told me youl were doing s.o w?ell over there and innkin' money pleasul. 1My poor, poor boy ! "'What's the mnatter, rwthrr ?" ex claimned the bewilderoed so...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
FOOTBALL. Our footballers made their first i trip away on Saturday last when they visited Pakenham. With the exception of Greig, wbo un fortunately missed the train, they were well represented, and Waoke, Faragher, Randall and Fritzlaff filled the places of Greig, Escott, Avard and Fleer. Pakenham had a good team: the most noticeable absentees being one of the Lambourns and N. and W. Webster. The game was evenly contes ted. Pakenham started with a rush and put on. six points to Berwick's three in the first quarter. H. Richardson played nicely to A. Sherriff who missed badly. Fred. Fritzlaff got a goal but the umpire failed to record it In the second quarter 0. Espie. from a mark in the crusn, scored a beautiful goal, followed by Arthur Sherriff from a diffi cult angle. Pakenham woke up and H. Taylor and J Cowell each score], making the scores -Pakenham 2.1 to 2.3. Just before the bell O. Espie sprained his ankle, and for the last half was scarcely able to stand. This loss to his sid...
Naughty! [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
Naughty ! A certain bIue-blooded famiily, iii whose household1 there had Iween somtething in then way of a s~trike, were a short time ago piturbed to receive an intitrmtati'n, at at_ very short notice, that they were to re ceive a visit fronm some, most dlis tinguished people who.e acquaint- I once they had long sought. With great pluckine.., two of the three pretty daughters of the house turn ed to.ann eonked the iun.heon, andi the third, di.sguisted lit a cap and apron. posed as parlour-maid. Weeks after, at a function in town, both families met, anti the lcadrl of the distinguished hranch expressed to the third sister his regret that she hadt not been at home on the occasion of his visit., 'Ab hut. [ was at, home~," 'the little rogiue, admitted.'C "it haus 'L who0 snucdel,-your- lutei wh~nn y trieml to kiss: ine-; bhindt the -halb A4 coratnercial mano' was ransh etnoughs It, rnnke a telephone call when exr.ylin~y sor i of time, and found alien 'hi ',loke hi' had haen put, in to t...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. When bofllrg Dpotatoes, add fust a little sugar, asz well as salt. They are far more floury than It only salt is added. The white of a raw egg applied to a burn or scald will prevent inflam mation, be soothing and cooling, and relieve the stinging pain. When a fish-kettle is not available for boiling the fish, place an old plate at the bottom of the saucepan and tie the fish in a piece of muslin. To test mussels, add an onion when cooking them. Should the onion turn black, the mussels should not be eat en. as it is a sign that they are not good. If your oven will not brown your pastry as well as you would like, put the cakes or tarts on the upper tray, and throw a little sugar on tihe floor of tire oven. When you suspect worms at the roots of your plants, place a few un used matches, heads downwards, in the pots. The sulphur will kill tihe worms rand the plants will be quite healthy agdain. To prevent tihe juice of ples from runnin;t over spread a thin rim of but t...
PATTERN OF LADY'S DRESSING GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
PATTERItN OF LADY'S DRESSINt; GOWN. A good Dressing Cown is alway welcome. This design Is for pyrenee' flannel. It represents "Everylady' Journal" pattern No. 183, cut in tlhr. slzes, small, medium and large. This pattern may be bought f, ninepence from local pattern agent or will be sent post free to any addr,,:. if ninepence in stamps is sent ro Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37 Swanston-street, Melbourne. - Sta number of pattern and size required If a penny stamp is sent to abov' address a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "menr:d free catalogue."
AN ARTFUL MAID. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 13 May 1914
AN ARTFUL MAID. "If you fondly loved me, darling," In her ear hlie whispered low; "Why unto my first proposal. Did you sadden me with 'No?'" "Well," replied the happy maiden. In between a bill and coo, "I'm afraid a did It merely, Just to see what you would do." "But," her lover feond protested, In a tone approaching pain, "What if I had rushed off wildly, Never coming back again?" "That," she cried, "could not have happened, Well I knew what was in store, As I took a wee precaution Darling, I-I locked the door!" The thing that doesn't cost any thing has a cute way of figuring In the expenses account A woman Is so useid to pinning things that she can't understand why a man should make so much fuss about a missing button.