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A Wise Precaution. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
A Wise Precaution. Two scanlell--an Irishmanu anld a Scotsman--had been breaking leave and had beenl ordered to receive ten strokes of the "cat." They had pre viously held very good characters, andt, taking this into consideration, the captain said that if tlhey wished to wear anything to protect their backs a little they might do so. The Scotsman replied that he would like to have a strip of canvas on his baick. and this request was grantced. "What woutld you like to have, Ptat?" asked tihe captain, turning to the second seaman. "Shurc, sir," was the reply, "if it's all thie same to you,l I'd like to have the Scotsman on Imy back!"
A Persuasive Tongue. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
A Persuasive Tongue. At school In Cornwall, lIr. Rudyard Kipling, never a brilliant scholar, was known as "Gigs" (i.e., "gig-lamps," mleaninllg spectacles), andr was esteeml. ed because he won the confidence ot an nustero spinster who kept thie lo cal tuckshop, with thie help of three cats. She hated tile college youths, grr:dgingly took their cash, anlld stern ly denied them credit. But "Gigs" went round one day, and, while hris comlpantons were bllrsting ,ita sllub dued laughter, hle blandly "talked cat" to thie old lady, and succeeded in win1 ning her confidence to such an extenrt that his name--the only one-was placed on her books.
ST. LEONARD'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, GLEN WAVERLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
ST. LEONARD S CATHOLIC CHURCH, GLEN WAVERLEY. Tho grand bazanar and salo of gifts in connection with St. Leonard's R.C. church, was opnued on Tuesday by Mr. A'. S. Fonat.Ofc T· :-· of iiiifry ia ~ f~h.l~iad~b olpeoiin~.i~ all creeds. Mr. Keast spoke of theo growing importance and the great possibilities which presented them selves at Glen Waveorley. It wao a picturesqune undulating piece of country attracting the eye of the tourist and the dwellers of the city, who longed to come out and bask in the charms of such a beautiful district and climate. They had their recreation hall and their recreation reserrove, and he understood they were shortly to have their shire hall, and later on a branch line of railway or an o!ectric tram. The p!ace was growing apace, and would soon become a smiling township of some pretentious, Ho congratulated the ladies of St. Leonard's, and their en ergotic hen. secretary. Mliss Hussoy, on the enthusiastic manner in which they had workedl for the bazaar, an...
In Trouble Again. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
In Trouble Again. Traveller (to an Irishman): Well, Mike, I see you have a small garden. "Yes, sorr!" "What are you going to set ill it for next season?" "Nothing, sorr. I sot it with pota toes last year, and not one of them came up." "That's strange. H-ow do you ex plain it?" nn set his jardoln fllll o onolons." "Well, had that anything to do with your potatoes not growing?" S""'. norr. tBedlad, them onIolns as that stronlg t'tllt nly notatnos Couldnit see to grow for their eyes water lng!"
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, May 12. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday. May 12. Before Messra H. .. Satherlaud (chairman), Lousada. Pearson, and Dr. Taylor. J's.PA L-arlo Bros. v. Roebert Meikle.- oods sold and deilvered, £17 14 7d. Mr Kelley fo, plaintiil. Defendant did not appear. Walter Tharlo deposed that defendant owed the monep, and application had been mado for Order for amount with 27s Gd costs. Thomas Wecdlock, Hutton Etreet, Dande. nong, was charged on 9th May with being in possession of a bag of potatoes alleged to havo been stolen. Senior Constable Warren doposed that ho proceeded to defendaul's place Hntton streel, on Saturday last. and found a bag of poatoes in the shed ; defendant said he gob the pota. toes from the Dalmore Railway Station, and brough them down for another man ho said he did not steal tho potatocn but sinmly carted them down to D?ndeaiong. Hie asked for a remand to the Cranboarno Police Court on Monday. Mr Thomlpson LnnoDard fnr ,lf.,,i n... .vn o oe?c? oo*U, and the cl e was remaude, bail ...
KALORA PARK CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
KALOR1 PIARK CRICKET' CLUB. C In connection with the above winning th premiership for 1913-11, a largeo banquet wa held in the Narre Warren North Mechanice Institunc, on Friday night last. The night was a beautiful ooe, with tbe reesit that abut 3gCO people nasseamblcd to do honor to Club' victory. Amongst those proseat were Mr W\. i. Kcas*, ML.A,, and Mrs Keast, Tho bal wmas beautifully decorated with flowers and evergreens, the iloral arrange. ments being carlcdi out under the guidance of Mrs G. WV. Robinson. Cr W. G. a'Beckett, J.P., the President of the Club occupied tbn chair. Ater propo?i?ng the toast or "The King," the Oloirman called upon Cr t. II. Kerr to propose the toast of " Parliament." In propooiog the toast, Cr Kerr sold hle would not touch on politics, bat would deal with three local quesoions. One was thu re* fusal by the Police Department ofa Notional Park unit Workmnn'a Home In the P'ollce Paddockh, sod he would urae on Mr Kenst to see that these two proppoala wer...
"THE ARCADIANS." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
" THE AROADIANS." The above Quadrillo Assembly will hold their second dance of the season on Thursday, May 21. 'Ihis is a private association, and mombers' badges may be obtained from the lon. 0ecre. tarine, Messrs Jas. W. Swords and Chas. Masters, by pirsonal or written application. the assemblies are in aid of the Dandenong Braes :land, ond at the end of the season a grand fancy ball will bo held, at which valuable prizes will bo given to be distributed by Mr W, 8, Keast, XL ?.
CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
CALEDONIAN SOCIEtY. A well attended meeting of the Romany Caledonian Society was held in the Koo-wee-rup Public Hall on Saturday last, when there was a good attendance, Mr R. L. Laidlaw in te chair. The following officers were elected:--Mr R. L. Laidlaw (Chief); chieftains, Messrs J. Hud son, H.. Beattie, Christie and J. Bethune; W. Malcott, secretary; J. Morrisen, treasurer, and a long list of executive councillors. Rules were formulated for future guidance, and provision made for great numbers. It was proposed to celebrate their formation by a concert and ball in a few weeks' time. It was decided to hold the first sports gathering on Boxing Day on the recreation ground, secured by the Chief for this growing district many years ago.
HOTEL FOR "DOWN-AND-OUTS." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
HOTEL FOR "DOWN-AND-OUTS." An hotel for "down-and-outs," which has just been opened in Chicago by Mr. Charles Dawes, a millionaire bank president, is filled every night, while many are turned away for lack of accommodation. MIr. Dawes erecte the house at a cost of C£20,000, in memlory of his son Rufus, who wasf drowned. The hotel, tile "Chronicle" says, provides a bath and a night's lodging for 2%d., while private rooms can be secured for 5d. Tile rules of the house are framed so as not to hun't the pride of any of the guests. Soul) can be obtained for a penny, coffee at thile same price, and other food in pro portion. The place is a godsend to Chicago's poor workers, manny of whomn are out of employment at pre sent. Every night thile place is storm ed by those who wish to get in out of the cold, a line of nearly 500 men awailting entrance. Th. house ac commodates only 300, and tihe strug gles for priority of place in tihe line alire pitiful to beholdl.
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S KILT AND JUMMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
137 PATTERN FOR CHILD'S KILT AND JUMMPER. Many a mother will welcome this simple little frock. It is easily made and would look well in ally materi:al. The jumper is separate, the kilt be ing given on body lining. It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 137-cut for little girls of 4 and 6 years. This pattern may be bought for ninepence fromnt local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dtress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue." Thlere are two things which etvery man or woman believes abott hiim self or herself-namnely, that he or she has a strong sense of humor and iS a small eater. Most people are con vinced that they are poor sleepers as well, but this Is not quite so univer sal an articJe of belief as tite other two. The fellow who...
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE. We think of Napoleon as the great luord of War, the butcher of human lives, the builder of a great empire, built only to fall even before the death of its founder. It is well to remember that his gen ins was great also in other most last ingly fruitful fields. Hle was not only 1 great worrior, but also a great states' marn-and as such he did not fail to re alise the irpportance to the community of arts ant sciences. Writing to the astronomer Oriani. froml Mdilan, wlhich he iad entered in trillilph, Napoleon said: "The sciences which rlo honor to the human mindl and the arts which em bellish life and perpetuate great aclhievemlents for posterity, should be especially honored undler free govern ments. . I invite tile scholars to meet and to give rile their opinions as to the means trlat should be taken, and the needs to be fultilled, in order to bring new life arnd activity into the sciences and the fine arts. Those who wish to go to France will be received with ...
A Mark of Nationality. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
A Mark of Nationality. Sir David Gill, tile famous astrono mer, was ollnce emlphasising the extra ordinary care anld minuteness with which astronomical observations were taken. One observatlon, lhe said, was rather similar in its extreme minuteness to attempting to see the hundredth part of thle diaimeter of a threepenny-bit that was a mile away. "One can see that you're a Scots malln," retorted one of his hearers. "Nobody else would bothler about tile hundredth part of a threepenny-bit a mile away!"
Spiteful. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
Spiteful. "My husband considered a very long time before he proposed to me. He was very careful." "Al, it's always those carefpl peo ple who get taken in!" Time was when there were no look ing-glasses. In those days men grewx long beards and women wore their hair flowing. When the looking-glass came men shaved themselves to dis cover what they were like; and then it was that women began to worry whether their hats were on straight. There has never been a problem that has caused suob waste of time or su much distraction as this questlon of the straight hat. Some women like children, some like charities, and some like men.
PERMIT TO REMARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
PERMIT TO REMARRY. Because he has lived "a uniformlly good life" for at least five years, MIr. Charles R. Pelgram, a millionaire silk Inanufacturor of Paterson, a town six teen miles from New York, Is to be allowed to remarry; A divorce decree granted against him in 1S93 contalned a ban on his remarriage. Mr. Pelgram has success fully applied to have it lifted, under thile provisions of the new Domestic Relations law, which insists that a divorced husband must live a good life for five years before remarrying. Three well-known business men swore that Mr. Pelgram lhad fulfilled thile conditions of the law, and the mil lionaire himself said thit he hal' been following simplle lifo rules for twenty years. lie was married -.t nllleteen.
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
HONEYMOON TRAMPS. The average bride when she changes her orange blossoms and her resplendent wedding dress for the more prosaic travelling costume, idoes not usually have to prepare for such a journey as that undortken by Mr. and Mirs. Orantham, or Alberta. After walking 7000 miles and being hold np a dozen times, Norman Grant hanm, of Calgary, who, with his bride, formerly Miss Mabel Ryan, of Minne apolis, startdd last spring on a honey moon tramp aroundll the world, is back in Calgary for a time. Mrs. Granthalm's healthl broke downll when the trampers reaclheld Brinldisi, on the Mediterranean, forcing tile telnporary abandollnment of the trilp. Mr. Grantlham will resumle the jour ney at once, as soon as his wife's ialthil is restored. Mr. Gralntham retullrns withl a whlole some respect for the ability of Eng lishl pedestrians. lie tri,1- to break thle record of ten hIlours 1and two min ultes from Lolldoll to Dover-sixty. elght miles; but thle best lhe could do was elevelln hlours ...
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. NEVER MIND. Sometimes, when nothing goes just right, Alld worry reigns supreme, When heartache fills the eyes with mist, And all things useless seem, There's just one thing can drive away The tears that scald and blild Someolne to slip a strong arm round And whisper, "Never mind." No one has ever told just why Those words such comfort bring; Nor why that whisper makes cur cares Depart onl hurried wing. Yet troubles say a quick "Good-day!" We leave them far behind When somleone slips all arm aroulsd, And whispers "Never mind." But love must prompt that soft caress The love mlnust nye be true; Or at that tender, clinging touch No heartsease comes to you. But if the man be moved by love, Swveet comfort you will find \Vhlen someone slipsl all arm narounl. And whispers "Never mind."
Not So Green As He Looked. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
Not So Green As He Looked. A man with a wife who has her own ways about doing things is lucky enough to catch her now and then. "My dear," he said the other morn ing as he was dressing, "I think you were right when you told me last night that there were burglars in the house." "Why?" she r..ked nervously. "Because all the money that I had in my pockets when I went to bed is gone." "Well." she said, with an I-told-you go air, "if you had been brave and got up and shot the wretch you would have had your money this morn: ing." "Possibly, my dear, possibly," hr said. "But if I had done so I would have been a widower." She laughed softly then and gave half of it back to him.
A "Weekly" Story. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 May 1914
A 'Weekly" Story. A maiden with a lot of Mon. Was much beloved by everyone. Shle had a lisp, quite fetching, Tuc., And crowds of 'chappies" came to woo, But only one she cnred to Wed., And when he asked her to, she said: "Oh, yetth, I wlll right gladly, Thur." Nor did she dally or demur. "Cau'st cook?" her lover asked. "Oh, my !" She answered, "I can bake and Frl." Then down her lover promptly Sat. And signed her up to run his flat. P.S.--When fifty weeks and two were done, That happy couple had a Sun.