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Hard to Say. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Hard to Say. * At the trial of two alleged pick Spoekets recently, a detective was in the witness-box. and the examination Sran something like this: -"WYell," said the lawyer. "what made you suspect them?" 'One of them had on his arm a lightweight 'alpaca overcoat, with a ' slit. in the lining. in order that he -- mlght operate easier." "Now, if you saw me walking along the street with such an overcoat on Smy arm. would you arrest me?" "No. I know you. You are Mr. ? the lawyer." "Well, what's the difference be tween a lawyer and a pickpocketT?' To-this question the witness marde -no-reply for a moment, but a ripDple of laiughter ran around the room as 'he ?was heard to say:. '' "Well. I can hardly tell you. sir."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Assurance Co. Ltd. tsa7.us.'c> 1732 WORKERS' CEOPENSATION Fire. Accidant. Losses tbm n -' :lyr and L!gbPIn a are Cade gocd by tdi3 Cc yp'n AGETS WAnSTED. DALGETY & Co. LTD.. MELBOUANE. General Agosts fr Lector!a. The Phoen!l in-srqs CROPS and STACKS against damage by FIRE and Crops against 'lamage by HAIL STONES. The Unicn Trustee Co. of Atstralia Limited NZAD OFFICE: s33 COLLINS ST. MELBOURNE. S'Also In Sydney and Brlabane. -For terms or any other Informatlon Sco??rmrnifng the company. plDeze call or warite. -BAL. COOKE., Manager. P'OULTRY WANTED - HYLA? D S ILand buy Duc?"lb.. . Chlcke?n, Jrkeyc a'. pPe lb. 1? walfght. br"ly'?a pay To, Prices tor Old Hre say breed. yland' ave you commlse!on a~d catra. r c't, .-et tree. - l.aud's wll poet you a monthly price olt: obtaln a'e betore selling .-lsewher.. DAVID HYLAND & SONS PTY. LTD. Exportrs, Sennltt's Freezinrtg Works. Melbourne. SELF-OPENING , UMBRELLA rigtrfei wahseo mo Ai~rr W~ prcr Iao -a .-·- ew. ate da i ptae...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
FAMOUS FOR HER HAIR. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. Misi IRsa Norma. in : rlcvnt intlr view it .M1hbotirno. maite It follow in- st:atelment.:-"Any lady or cpttle n:man can restore their hair to Its mi: tural color sbouhl it bhe fadlin?., fallin or hecoming streaked wtith griy, alit tiromtote a vigorouis frovwlh with this sittilIo recipe, which they ran mix at home:--Tatke lo.oz. of llcjlaveni ('linpiiionil, to which add In.. of ti: tlllurn, snhakllI g well tog-ti ier. nll th ien add enough water to timkhe util to thor.. tI_, pint). 'tiYou will ,e nre than .tirprisdi at tille gratifir resrlts oh laintd ty its u.is. It . tinot ady'., and there is consequently no frear of dii; colored pillows from its rlltbbing ,ff dltring sleep. It promoitms a vitoros growth of air. destroys d;LandrtTl, and oradllates ertlptions :i:,i scalp hiu mors. It makes the haiir autli:fuily soft and glossy, and hatns all Iith, €harm of linig inxpenstve. Ah!mn-r i--ry chemist has thee? rimiple intgr...
Mrs. GABBING'S GRIEVANCES. Narrated to Arnold Golsworthy. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Mrs. GABBING'S GRIEVANCES. Narrated to Arnold Golsworthy. It's a strange thing to me that some body can't go and tell the Gov'mint that they're makin' theirselves per fectly ridklus about our railway trains. For the last ten years have I made a habit o goin' over-once a fortnlight to see my sister Ann at Mud borough. her whose husband is now at the Front. There used to be a nice-spoke your- man at our hookin' office, but when I got there last week there was only a girl behind the window. May be she'd call herself a young lady. though not what I should regard as such, me flattering myself that I know a lady when I see one-even if it's only in me lookin' glass. I puts me shillin' on the ledge of the window. and I says. brisk like. "Return to .Mudborough. please. Quick's you like!" Then the young woman to which I have referred puts her head round the corner and says. "Righto, missus. But what's your hurry?" "Hurry." I says. "'Why, the train's due at ten-fifteen, and it s that now." "No...
Capability. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Capability. Near a small Wyoming town there is a capable lady of great executive ability, who. besides being an ardent suffragist, an active member in church circles, a dlominant filure in all local women's clubs, manages a ranch in connection with her multifarious household duties. A visitor. stopping at the front gate to ask for her. heard a Ioud commotion in the rear. "Yes. she's home." replied friend husband, who. in the life partnership. is nil. "but she's busy." He added in a voice which had an acid edge: "'She is out in the back yard,. teaching a queen bee how to swarm."
What Worried Him. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
What Worried Him. .\1rs. MacHIaggis was visiting her husband. Dougal. in hospital Dougal, looking rather like a bundle of washing. lay back in bed, suffering in silence like the hardy Scot that he was. "An' to think that my Duggy should fa' doon the lift-shaft. richt from: the top to the bottom o' a seven-story bulldin'. Hoots, hut it's a mur-rcy you're no kilt. my lad!" "Ay, it is that!" said Dougal wear ily. ?' "While ye was fallin'. Duggy." mur mured his pretty little wife. putting her head a trifle closer to his. "did ye no think of your wee wilte. all aIo0e in the hoose?" "I only mind thlnkin' once, and that was as I hurtled past the fourth floor." "And what did ye think. Duggy, lad T'" "I minded that I'd left me coat on the sivinth floor with a saxpence In the inside pocket!"
The End in View. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
The End in View. Donald McLanny, as behoved his reputation as the strong man and athlete in the district. entered his name for all the events in the .village spjrts; and. as a matter of fact. was a hot favorite for most of them. In short, great things were expect ed of him. but expectations were hard ly realised. The first event on the programme was the quarter-mile; and of eight runners Donald finished eighth. "Donald, Donald," said a fellow Scot, "why did ye no run faster?" The strong man sneered. *"Run faster'" he said contemptu oasly. "An' me reservin' meself for the tagpipe competition!"
ONLY WOMAN GAOLER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
ONLY WOMAN GAOLER. Although prisons are to be found in every corner of the globe, it is a re markable fact that there is only one ofniclal woman-gaoler. Hler name is Jenny Porchet, and she lives in Switz erland. She is governor and warder in the prison of Aigle, in the Rh!ne valley. A good many years ago she married the chief warder of the prison, and soon proved to be a helpmeet Indeed, for. being a strongly-built woman, and with proper notions of discipline, she made as good a gaoler as her hus band, and more than once did his work when he was away. When he died the authorities ask ed her to take his place permanently, and she accepted. All the year around the Algle prison contains from twelve to twenty male prisoners, sentenced to terms of im prisonment ranging from three months to three years, and although the woman-gaoler has no assistants, she has never had any trouble with the prisoners, Strict disciplinarian though she is, the woman-gaoler has the kindliest of hearts, and ta...
Poultry Hints. "In the Pink." [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Poultrd? ints.': By Willianm North. "In the Pink." Never forget that it is not a hen's nature to lay eggs in mid-winter. Not much fear of forgetting? Oh, but ap parently there is. Lots of people grumble because their birds fail to till the eagg-basket at this time of the year. antid. bent upon making them do so, they use all sorts of strange anti often injurious mixtures, spices andl heating food. whlich are more liable to upset the egg-mlnaking machine thtan to start it working smoothly. Only the bird which has nmoulnted well. has Ihad a rest. and '- now, to quote oulr friends in l Frun., "in tile pink," can he expected to tido such an extraordinary thing as to produce eggs at a time when Nature has no use for them. Eggs are laid in order that from themt chicki'ns; inay ie Ilatched. huit the ihen which wanct on and "'tole" her nest in Julne wouldl he wasting her timt'. |Evtery n:ttural law tells the hird to s:ave her energiev for the spring, sot that thlert may he a nice broodt of ...
EXPLAINING THE QUOTATION. "Man wants but little here below." [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
EXPLAINING THE QUOTATION. "1:an wannts lint little Iiere .lt t ow." te 5-antsi il mltt( cilkIi!il jlst riliht.a nItl t:Ofllcom ?Ol of theI al:lrliulllar thinIos hlo likes to ,:lt. It, wants hlis itlotlt:; k.l-pt in orfi-'t oritr, ainl the tlllltoiiti .?-mwlsl on. t11' wtants to nrt tip whl h' iu tS ri-ails., mi thin Ii wanta to swmsiar ,Iteaum.mi' hi- in iaa.s his car It fih tebli. I, wants to ho ortosms whi-n ti, coiinimi I! ,.o anli IInot aII;oi it nit-ntiolls it. it Waslllmai to leav lihi-i .at al hat an! siots-m jurt w lir t hlbilieis to tmi]o thorn 'tff mshioti Ipe no'l.: in. t,; want. i; h lip-s Itr- riglit in a cotrta ili l-lis wh,5r,1 he can Iint itiot withon t lffo-Lr. [it aunts to Ilt tho astll?os front li .ilgar ini fIo lIF't o Otc'ns, niont Plta- L tilo ,t . kitis.. lit Satints tii yua:w1 ani ,i li i to toid when lia -ifi want, him t.t t g;o out with h,-r and mtush ai i,. 11,li wantl; ot-orsth ali just - lit wa-n&lt; it. ani lii i sants in talk thouit it.--Vil ia...
Trade After the War. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Trade After the War. By Harold Storey. What is it we desire when the war ;s over? There is great neel for :lear and honest thinking. Wlhich 3f the two ideals are we to follow -a partnership of natlons or a tradle war? ho we wanllt the Leatie of -i Peace or tile policy of tlhe I'ari:; ('ar ference? We mlllst mlakl Ilp our otinds; hecautise it is illlpOSsiblle to tavu,. both. It is on this high groundl that lthe ssile should I lfinallR y juIllgEvd. There is nll quilettioln of trte?atilig ;er:nli:ity fently or gelirously. Nobtiildy pro loses to fall on Germany'a neck. If re make :a genuine peac it will lnot ie for Germlnlly's snltke, but for our ,Wo. land for tIle lake of the fluitrr ofr lite worldl. Nor iis this at all t itlllts ioll of olcr solltiltents or cmltiots; t is a llatter of hillh State atctiti, full , Coiiietleles; anin thl - dleitisioti ;htiuli lid e taken with delii ecatn f' ,.re •i}ht aund hil the tbroad,".t gr'lanl:vi of "1.r i . i Titi i takiro ii t ri' t I.:tti if fli...
Cicely Vibart's Love. (Published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) CHAPTER X [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Cicely Vibart's Love. " se] all By ANNIE HAYNES IIi Author of "Lady Carew's Secret," he "Footprints of Fate,' Etc., Etc. Los - hih (Published by Special Arrangement.) yo (Copyright) . t CHAPTER X The flower garden at Norcaster Towers was a blaze of color. The ne beds that were cut out and arranged tol in geometrical fashion and set like t" Jewels in the velvet turf, were full or bloom. The old south wall that ey gave on to the terrace above was cov- Ch ered with gorgeous creepers, canar-th lensis, lemon-leaved geranium, sweet scented hydcirangea; the border at wl the foot was gay with herbaceous to plants. Opposite, below the Ha-ha in pa which the garden ended, a wide belt lO of many-hued roses made a riotous he wealth of colors. In the very centre m of the garden a fountain splashed fo down, reflecting in tlhe sunshine a hundred prismatic tints. Ci In and out among the flower-heds sa a tall girl was pacingher black gown looking sombre against its brilliant '1 background. Alma Beres...
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME (No. XVIII.) DOOM OF THE HOHENZOLLERNS [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME (No. XVIII.) DOOM OF THE HOHENZOLLERNS Is the Ilouse of thle lohenzollerns doomed? Even in Germany it is said that the Crown Prince, owing to his character, would not be welcome as German Emperor, while the Kalser has been weighed in the balance by the Allied nations andl found wanting in every particular in which a sover eign may expect to win and hold the respect of a clvilised world. Ite has broken his word, treaties have been no more than waste paper to him, and in all questions where national honor is concerned, he has calmly followed the cold-blooded example of his an cestor, misnarmedi Frederick the Great, who laidl down the law thait might was always right. One form ot frightfulness follows another In this awful war. It started when,. before tile war began, tile German Chancel lor, Dr. Bethlmann-tlhlweg, stated that a solemn treaty was no mlore than a scrap of paper. A felw days afterwards frightfulness developed on a large scale when thile German Ar...
Very Convincing. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Very Convincing. As he disliked motor-cars, a cohn try squire always kept good horses. Recently he bought a particularly handsome mare, and a few days later asked his groom what he thought of the new arrivaL "She's a fine-looking animal, si[r," replied the man, "but I'm afraid she's a hit touchy." "Why do you think so?"' questioned the squire, "She-doesn't seem to take to no one, sir, She can't bear me to go In to her box to groom her." "Oh, she'll settle down in a few days," the squire reassured him. "Everything's strange to her, you know. I don't think there's much wrong with her temper." "Nor didn't I at first, sir," replied the groom. "But, you see, she's kick ed me out o' that there box twice al ready, and when you come to think orf it that's very convincin'." Sixty thousand people in Ireland spe5ak Iri?-sh only. A traveller can journey around the world in fifty days.
WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
WPAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. Included in a patmpblet which has been issued, entitlcd " War SaLvings Certiticates, wha:t they :are and how to get them," is the following striking statement : The takinrg up of tIesse Wa;tr Certifi cates by the grea:t m:tsses of the people will have a profourndl effect upon their welfare. It will at one. stroke convtrt them from Trilute: Paye-rs to Tribute Receivers. Hitherto costs of wars have been borne by the, people, upon whose shoulders h:Lve rested :a disproportion ately large slhare of the interests upon the loanus raised for c:arryilng on thu wars. The fin:ancial burdens of this great war will be colossal, and this a:ld the next generation will haLve to beart them. Interest has to be p:aid : the great question is who sh;dll pay:L and who receive this tnteest ? If only the few lend, the many will have to pay, and othar burdens will be generally he;avy too if the; gre at;; m:Lasses of the people lend, then tle burden of inter est will be greatly re...
Industrial Co-operation As Applied to Flax and Linen, and our own District. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
Ilndustrial Co-operation As Applied to Flax and Linen, and our own District. 'It may not be out of place to say a word or two- on the meaning of co operation. Briefly stated, it means working together. Words which we frequently use, often lose their original meaning. To designate a trading com pany which is a business well or badly managed by officials is not co-operation in its highest sense. Co-operation should not be entirely for the financial return but for the betterment of the unit. As each is strengthened by his neighbors betterment, so-i: the end the :whole is benerfited by the part. In tlhe Berwick shire alone there are quite a suffticient number of people who, if tlhey were working in the same di rection, towarda the development of industries atnd businesses suitable to the people and place, might increase the productiveness of the land and also the number of holdings. At the present moment it may not seem possible, but Ruskin, in 18i7, in letters written to a Mr Thos. Dix...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
ECZEMA. SMrs. ELIZABETH ROBINS. of 256 Gouger Street. Adelaide. S.A.. write' the story of her terrible suffer ings. 24/12/12. Eight yearn he wa a martyr to the agonyof Eczema. until she received relief from the almost ceaseless pain of this awful aticion through the aeo of SCLEMENTS TONC Tuhe soitntry offer ngof this rTemark aise letter sty iro. tobsn is eioence it?tlf of her gratiutdse and tt laslte proof that in risw where the btood so imnpure and stan disease ia is teniti-fid ty thii conditnon. the blood. Ivrirylegi ogpoer o Chtmabt Tonic are rapidly naerted. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "Your medicine haa hfeo a grat - blessing to me. I suffered with Eczema for eight years; my Iegs were swollen to ao awful size and covered with watery blisters that would keap on brealion. All that time I was com Sfined to my home, never beinodoa except when taken to the bosait They declined to take me in and po nounced me incurable. Your medicine was recommended to me by Nmne Grace, who said it was a sp...