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PRIVATE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
PRIVATE SALE. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling and Insurance Co. Ltd. report having sold privately dur ing the week, one Jersey bull and three Jersey heifers on account of bMr Jos. Anderson, Lyndhurst, at a satisfactory figure. The above were purchased to go to the Upper Murray settlement. Also, on account of Mr *F. Kirkham, Hallam, one Jersey bull at a satisfac tory price.
FROM NEWS SHEET TO PENCIL HOLDERS. WHAT HAPPENS TO WASTE PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
FROM NEWS SHEET TO PENCIL HOLDERS. WHAT HAPPENS TO WASTE PAPER. Every day new ,uses are being found for waste paper, and-a ccr ious thing-although new' paper is being turned out by the ton every day, yet little of it is ever wasted. After it . has disappeared from our houses in the shape of old newspap ers &c.. it returns to us again as ash-trays , pencil-holders, paper weights, photo-frames, and a hundred and one other things. Most of the old newspapers are gathered up and converted into mar ketable paper again, and some of them go in with the old rags to make various kinds of commercial material ; but outside of these two lines of industry the paper is made into useful articles of a wonderful nature. Newspapers are made from spruce pulp, and by a steaming pro cess they can be reconverted into a similar pulp again. This pulp is not so good as in the first instance, and no one has yet found a way to make it possible to use it over again for newspaper work. However, it is "ch...
THE FLOWER SHOW. A PROFIT OF £100. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
THE FLOWER SHOW. A PROFIT OF £100. A meeting to receive the balance sheet of the Flower Show held a few weeks ago, took place on Wednesday evening last, when there was a fair attendance, the president (Mr Arthur Greenwood) being in the chair. The show, which was practically initiated by Mrs W. Close, to raise funds for the Anzac Buffet in London, proved I great success, showing a pro6tof £100. The secretary presented the follow ing balance sheet, which had been audited by Mr Martin and certified to as being correct : RECEIPTS. To donations to fund .. £24 11 1 Jumble Stall .. .. 30 12 3 Sweets Stall .. .. 21 1- 6 Refreshments .. .. 1. 15 8 Produce Stall .. .. 10 16 0 Entry Fees - .. .. 019 0 Door Money .. .. 5 18 6 Sale of Flowers, etc. .. 2 12 0 Refund (change) . .. 5 0 0. £113 6 0 EXPENDITURE. By cash (change) .. .. £5 0 0 Prizes .. .. . 4 9 0 Printing and Advertising 2 10 0 Petty Cash .. .. 0 6 9 Mr Paternoster 8s, Mr Rushton5s, Mr Studd 3s, Breakages Is 9d .. 0 17 9 Cheque Book ....
ANCHORING ON ICEBERGS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
ANCHORING ON ICEBERGS. It has been found that the currents round thr coast of Newfoundland make at times a wide ditdcrence in the direction of the drift of icebergs Sand that of the fiat or pan ice, which having no great depth is governed in, its motions by the surface currents and the winds. The iceberg, the larger part of "which are submerged to a great depth, follow only the movement of the ocean water as a whole, and are uninfluenced by the winds. Thus a huge iceberg may often be FeCn majestically maintaining its slow advance in opposition to the wind and across the general motion of the field of fiat ice surrounding it. The sealers often take advantage of this fact by mooring their vessels to an iceberg to prevent their ship from drifting to leeward. The movement of these great mountains of ice is practically irresistible.
District News. Pakenham South. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Pakenham South. A euchre party and dance was held in Pakenham South school on the 18th instant, when there was again a crowded house as the result of the endeavors of the hardworking committee for the " Queen of Soldiers." Miss L. Mortensen was the winner of lady's prize (a silver looking-gil s). Miss Mortensen must be congratulated as she was winner of last week's prize. Mr F. Boag won the gentleman's prize (pipe and case). A fifie collection goods has been presented by residents to be raffled, but a great desl of it will have to be sold privately as time will not permit of them being raffled. The winners of raffles on Tuesday evening were-M-iss E. Dixon, cushion; Miss A. Dixon; book; Miss 0. Cook, table centre, Miss L. Mortensen, cigarettes (handed ba'ck and resold) ; Mr D. Bryan, vases; Miss McNamara, child's outfit; Miss Beswick, guessing competition. Mrs King favored the company with two songs-" My little grey home' in the West," a~d " Killarney " (encored). This lady is one of...
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. A good deal of interest has been c-eated by the publication in one of the most. popular photogrraphic week lies of a method of intensfication by re-developement. s It is well-known that the usual methods of intensify ing the photographic image are not always reliable, and frequently even result in irreparable damage to the negetive, while several intensifying formulae involve the use of poison ous chemicals. The new process is surprisingly simple, and it is claimed for it that it is unsurpassed for ef Eectiveness and reliability. The nega tare to be treated is first of all bleached in a solution made up as follows : Dichromate of potash .... Ten grains Hydrochloric acid ............Five grains Water to make ............One ounce. The instructions are to leave the plate in this solution until the image appears exactly the same when view e4 from either side of the plate, a result which should be obtained in two or three minutes. The negative is now washed until all...
Officer. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Officer; A very enjoyable social was held in the local hall on Saturday night last.,. The floor was in good condition and the music was contributed by Mrs O'Brien, Miss Edith-Beadle and Mr Shaw. A fancy dress mask ball is to be held in the local hall on Friday, 28th inst., in aid of the local branch of the Lady Mayore.s's. Patriotic League. A large attendance is expected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Brusiness .otices. •P'iHAM r COFF E ALACE. Opposi e Railway Station. () M I L .E S, PROPRIE'rOR. - Commercial Room. GcoJ Stabling. Exceflent Accorianmcol ion for Boardcrs. God.l Table. Tariff3JIderate Acetylene Gas. - Daily Papers. - Piano. 1R S. Ea V. GAB B E T T, (Nt:ý Coffee: P ace), Draperj and Millinery. :A most pleasing valiety of Latest ;° ,ov, ti s for Autumn and Winter. New Season's Coats. - Attractive B'ouses. Ladies' and Children's Hats. Dress Goots. - General' Drapery, - Fancy Goods. -Haberdashry', 3jMnchestee, and Mercery. _A.N1 D E R S B R 3 S., CARTERS AND CONTRA.cr?) =, 'GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREATION RESERVE. ---030- Ploughing Done Anywhere, Lowest P.ice Daywork or per Acre. New Ground B oken Up. -000 •- We are Expert Orchlird Cu:ti'ators - Our Work in this Direction most Careu oly Done. -- T!t: Old Lstablishod -? BAT."- "'81:LL. SlEL.C C. HI.:WATSON, Licer.s'e. LA 3 n:Ln> r c'iur:trz n' ,,;.f;s::?s SPEICER STREET, fliELBOURMIE tI h,,a. ::We ?.,,.?: t ?:,, ,t 0a...
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, September 18. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, September 18. Alex. Scott and Co., Pty. Ltd., Jos. Clarke and Co., and Adamson, Strettle and Co. Pty. Ltd., conjointly report: Dairy cattle-A good supply of all de scriptions. Milkers and springers were fairly firm at about last week's rates. The following were the principal- lots: Milkers-Messrs F. Hallinan two to £21, W. McCraw one at £19 5s, J. McGuire six to £19, P. Casrotti two to £17 10s, Miss McCraw one at £17 2s 6d, B. Henry one at £17, E. Higgins one at £16 5s, T. Ridgway one at £16 5s, G. Lehman one at £15, Jas. West two to £15, McKenna Bros. four to £15,. J. Donnelly one at £14 5s, F. Kirkham one at £14. Springers Messrs W. Close seven to £15 5s, Corrigan and West two to £14 17s 6d, J. Tyres one at £14 12s.6d, H. Gamble two to £14, J. Villiers three to £14 5s, 11. Billington two to £14, Mrs McColl one at £14, N. Hopcraft ten to £13 12s &d, G. Stow one at £13 12s 6d, J. Keys one at £13 10s, R. Osborne three to £13, J. Cogh...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Mr and Mrs Jno. Halloran, of Paken ham, received word from the Defence authorities last week that their son, Pte. Timothy Halloran, who was for some time reported as missing, had been killed in action. Pte. Halloran, who was nearly 35 years of age, enlisted from Leongatha, and had been at the front for a lengthy period. When he was reported by the authorities as missing, Cpl. C. Whiteside, who knew him at Leongatha, wrote a letter of sympathy to Mr and Mrs Halloran, and in referring to their son said " I knew Tim well. He was a great favorite amongst us. In all circumstances he was ever the same good-natured chap.'" Mr and Mrs Halloran and family have the sympathy of the whole community in their sad loss. The " Queen of Sport " (Miss Ethel Smith) is holding a euchre party and dance in Stephenson's Hall on Wednes day evening next. On the same even ing the " Queen of Anzac " (Miss C. Olsen) will hold a concert and dance at Pakenham Upper. Mr W. S. Keast, M.L.A., and Miss Keast, had a ...
WEEDS AND THEIR USES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
WEEDS AND THEIR USES. -0--~-- Professor Henslow, at page 167 of "The Story of the Wild Flowers", says : "Mr Darwin admitted that he had.neglected to study these insign ficant looking weed-like plants, and we must reverse his dictum and look upon them with a more favourable eye, and not be mislead by what may seem to us to be "fine" and "beautiful" and therefore must nec essarily be the best thing for plants to be." This is precisely what the Darwin inan botanists have done and persist ed on doing. But everything has been tearing against them for years now. They thought that as what they call cross-fertilization, of which gardeners and nurserymen make such use, be cause by it they can prodtce "finer individuals" as Edward Step signiti cantly says, has such results, it must be the best and greatest-as Shakespeare says. "surpassing nat ure." But even in nature we know that cross-fertilization, which means the conveyance of. the pollen from the plant of one sex to the plant,of another s...
One of the Anzacs. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
One of the Anzacs. The State Recruiting Committee of Victoria sendls us the following:- " The attached name is forv:wrded fJr favor of insertion in your paper, in consequence of the enormou.; public de mand that the names of the original 14th Battalion still on service, who were pre::?nt at the memorable landing at Anza., should have been published with the names of tho.ac original Anzaes previously submitted to you, and further my prorilse that their names would' he published on their completing one thousand days' service abroad, which service will be completed on 17th September, 1917." 960, Pte. CAIIIIR, J. K., Nar Nar Goon.
Success in the Poultry Yard—An Interesting Booklet. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Success in the Poultry Yard-An Interesting Booklet American experience ie largely quot ed in an Interesting and informative booklet just published by the Maize Products Pty. Ltd., Footscray, Vie toria, which deals with the virtues of maize as a poultry food. Whilst the au thors freely admit that maize cannot and should not form the sole food, ite proper use gives excellent results. The subject is dealt with broad-mind edly and completely, and the booklet, which is made the more interesting by the inclusion of numerous hints and suggertions of a general nature, should prole valuable to every poultry keep er. A copy may be had on request from the firm. The Maize Products Pty. Ltd., as most of our readers -must know, are manufacturing poultry gluten meal and poultry maize oil meaL These properly used, they claim, are ideal foods, guaranteed pure, highly nutri tious, easily assimilated and produc ing bone, flesh, glossy plumage and eggs. In addition to the booklet men tioned, they will ...
Drainage at Cora Lynn. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Drainaag at Cora [Lynn, Mr W. S. Keast,, M.L.A., received the following letter from the .State Rivers and Water Supply Commission last week :-Dear Sir,-On Friday last, 7th inst., *Mr Horsfield and myself met on the ground, Mr C. W. Acott; of Cora Lynn, and other settlers interested in the completion of the Murray Road Drain. The contractors were present, and it was arranged that they. would immediately start on the work of com pleting the drain, and push it on as rapidly as'weather would permit. We had not time to visit Councillor Peter Walsh or Mr H. G. Johnson, but I in structed Mr Rupson to inspect their properties on the following Monday, .with a view to ascertain .the position in each case, so that it would be de cided if any measure of immediate relief could he possible.-Yours faith fully, E. SHAW, Commissioner. T'he death is announced of Mrs Fritz laff, who was well known in the Ber wick district, at the age of 93 years. Death took place in South Australia. She lived in Harka...
A HYMN OF HATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
A HYMN OF HATE. I hate Actresses. They get on my nerves. There are the Adventuresses, The Ladles with Lavender Pasts:. They wear gowns that show all thiir emotions. And they simply can't stop undulat ing. The only stage properties they reqt:ire Are a box of cigarettes and a package of compromising letters. Their big scene invariably takes place in the hero's apartment. They are always hanging around be hind screens And overhearing things about the heroine. They go around clutching their tem ples And saying. Would to heaven they were good Would to heaven they were! Then there are the child Actresses Who should be unseen and not heard. They go around telling people about Ileaven As if they were special correspond ents. They are always climbing up on inno cent bystanders And asking them why they look so sad; They eternally bring their fathers and mothers together. Which is always an error of Judgment They never fail to appear in their nightgowns And then kneel down beside the or chestr...
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Railway Time Table. TRAINS To MEI.PiOURNE. Pakenham 7.7 .i.m., Officcr 7.16, 1:-aonfickid 7.2'2. Wrevick 7.27. Narre Marren 7.32, Dan1enong 7.45, Mc bournlc 3.47. Pakcnham 7.32 a.m., Omffcer 7.43, i3 ;o;teftiel4 7.511, lrwztick 8.0, Narre W:rrrua 8.10, 1)ndenong 8.29, Mel bournc 9.10 Pakcn amm 11.51 aI.m., O111 r 12.3, 11cacon-;a Id 1210 , !erwvick 12.1I;, Narre aixrrz: 1'.22, LDki nong 12.:55 p.m., M:i'iiourne 1.35 Pak".nanin 1.:7 p m., Oficer 8.56. Yi'uconsfie91 :1. Ge, arwvich Lrt, fit...... Dandenng 9.:;2, ,Mel h"):rne 10.31. 1''i )..nayvs anld Frid;Lays Pakenham 4.:51; I'·'n, Officer :).G, 'rccaconsfield 5.1:5, Berwick 5.22, Narr~e Wa.rrcn 5.35, Dantea; 5.51, Melhouenic 7.11. Pdorfam 536p n. Vm9ý .5 c~nfie61' 4. 19 ..: ick ".I: H 11 ectiw'' - 290, M'." ':n' 5. l5. S - .ya ..."ivtrn '1 7.2. i3 (.Ilsthld 7.31, aa a .5,lhor tU Dail 7.5 .. 9.27 o e'p pim. ·1.30 ~ 2 li1~) ,. 6.2I n~ p. m. fThum andiFri. 11.23 1.21 Sunday 11.5 ,, 12.41. p n. p.m. Sayynrday 1.3f) ~ 3.16.
FARMERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
FARWMERS' UNION. A meeting was held in Pakenham on Friday evening last to form a branch of the Farmers' Union. Mr Frank Buckley, one of the union organisers, and Mr Walters, a member of the executive, were present. 'the attendance was small, Cr Henty was voted to the chair, and introduced the speakers: "Mr Buckley, after referring to the early history of the Farmers' Union movement, wentron to speak of the unsatisfactory conditions under which primary producers workled in regard to the marketing of their produce. Their only salvation was in co-opera tion. The farmers were beginning .to recognise that it w~as necessary to look after their interests. The market was manipulated against him," and if he was fortunate enough to have a good crop he was but little better off at the end of the year. The object of the union, he said, was to protect their own interests, and branches of the union were being formed in all parts. of the State. So far they had about 360 branches, and the membershi...
WEDDING AT NAR NAR GOON BROOKE—SPENCER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
" WVEDDING AT NAR NAR GOON •....------? - - BROOKE-SPENCER. A very pretty wedding was celebrated .?-t Nar Nar Goon on Saturday last, -when Miss Olive May Spencer, only : aughter of Mr J. R. Spencer, J.P., : fand Mrs Spencer, of Nar Nar Goon, -ovas unitei in niarriage to Mr Frederick "l?e.xander Brooke, also of Nar Nar S? oon As both Miss Spencer. and Mr :.ooCke were well known throughout the S?.district, great interest centred .in the -.:vent., The wedding ceremony took ' lace at the Church of England, which ,,Ad been most attractively decorated S'?ith white lillies by Miss Gissing and .and other lady friends. Long before ;the time fixed for the performance of -the ceremony, the church was crowded -with friends of the bride and bride groom. The marriage ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr Bakholer, sof Bunyip: The bride, who was given away by hei father, looked very pretty. She was attired in a dress Afo white- crepe de chine with court train of shell pink silk, with silver .I 'ac...
Berwick News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Berwick News. Bro. J. Elsey, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, paid a visit to the Berwick lodge about a fortnight ago. He expressed himself as pleasedI with the progress the ledge was making. The annual flower show in aid of the Church of England, Berwick, takes place on the 25th of next month. Lad3 Irvine has consented to perform the opening ceremony. Mr J. Hogan, who was for some time employed on the staff of the local bank and afterwards at-Dandenong, has been ttansferred to Newcastle. A son of Cr Cunningham met with a painful accident last week. When playing he fell and broke his arm. The lad met with a similar mishap about twelve months ago.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
M"rs LIZABETH ROB;NS. of 256 Gou.er Stree.t. Addlaide. S.A., yritues t'e stry of her tcrrib!c r.uter . ings. 24 / 2/1Z. Eiglt years she was a martyr lr Ine agonyof Eczemoa, until s!e: reeied relief from ti,e slmost Sce*:?ess pain of this awfual alFction througs the use of t I'e volntarry offerin; olf ti remark Sate t?tt¢r |,1" Sir. Rto:eiI? is cv'cr:rter it?ixf of L".i grattitude. n::d it i?i. proof that in cane; wlhere thie l ood • , impure uan '.i:t l, sucrs is i:t tcniti d by Ithis cmlitioo. tll btost purfyistr i-?e : ci! Clettoitt To?ic artrapidily insertcdl. CLEBENTS TO iC LTD., " Yotr trdicin;r as been a grcat Stllasslig to me. I sndifed with Eczer-a for eight years ; my legs were swollen to an awful size and covered with watery blisters. that wohld keep s onr Ercaking. All that time I was con fined-to my home, never Beian out except:when .taken to the hEcspital. They declied to take me in and pro= ounced.me incurabl.e. Your ctedicire was recommended to me by. ~Prse Crace, who...