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BACKBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
BACKBONE. Backbone is what you are needing, my boy, If you would be helpful and able; Courage to do, to dare and to be, Alone will make your life stable! Wishbones may please your fancy, my girl, 'Valking In paths fair and easy! But over the seas where you have to sail, Tempests will blow strong and. breezy. Courage is just the thing you require, In holding the plough or the pencil; There's backbone behind it, and back bone will tell, As true as the outlining stencil! The man with the wishbone is always dependent, While backbone is sure, strong and ready; It dares to advance when pathways are dark. And when things upset, it is steady! Get backbone, my boy, whatever the cost; With life many millions are fooling. Dependent they live, and helpless th'1 die, Since backbone is out of their rul ing! -Robt Hare.
Magisterial Enquiry at Beaconsfield Upper. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
Magisterial Enquiry at Beaconsfield Upper. An inquiry touching the death of a man whose body was found alongside the road was held before Mr W. J. Harvey-Smith, J.P., at the Pine Grove Hotel on Thursday, 6th instant, when the following evidence was given: J. T. Jackson deposed—I am the foreman in charge of the construction works at the reservoir, Beaconsfield, and I live at the camp. I identify the body as that of a man named Alexander McMillan. He was a laborer working under my supervision at the construc tion works. I saw him last alive about five weeks ago, when he was transferred from the construction gang to the channel gang, and he would then come under the supervision of Mr Flood, who had charge of the channel gang. His health at that time was normal. I found him generally a quiet and orderly man and a good worker. He was, I am told, in the habit of having a periodical outburst of drinking, when he would drink to excess. I could not throw any light as to the time he left the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 21 September 1917
AIN',LF SS DENrrIS RY. 88 T. M. WARD, S R.ecorded by the Dental B~oard of Victoria, Representin, Messrs COSTELLOE & WARD 161 (J;olllna Street, Melbourne, And S.uffolk tfoad, Surrey Hills, May he colnsulted at Mr W. Webster's residence, PANE N IIAM[ EAST, on the First.Thirl and Fifth TUESDAY each month. And at Mrs Uray's store, KOOWV EIE:RI UPU First W\'ednes dlay. Next Visits PAKENHAM-Oct. 2, 1G and :;O. Painless Extractions and Fillings. .-Gold Crowns and Artifici:dl Tethl Fitteds by Latest Methods. NURSE LOWEN, Rcg. Midwife, "Gladysville," Mafeking Street. PAKENIIAM EAST, Has Acconimordation for Patients. W. D. Nesbitt, GEN EIRAL lLACKSMJ!TI! and IIOlRSEI SIIOEIR, NAR NAR GOON. Repairs to Vehic:?s. Eggs for Setting. V'. L. O'3Mnllane strain; also Buff Orpingtons (Frost's). 5/ a setting, two or more, 4-/6. 'ekin Ducks, 2/6 a setting. Inspection invited. W. JACKSON. Officer. BROODY IIENS 5: 6d each, always on hand. Indian Runner Duck Eggs, fertile, Is 01 a setting,. .IRS. W....
A Miracle Reversed. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
A Miracle Reversed. A good story of the war ' In the Philippine Islands occurs in Major General Younghusband's recently published book, "A Soldier's Memor ies." Two Englishmen, strolling around the Spanish outpost.line near Manila chanced across a small picket, con sisting of three men in charge of a sergeant. The latter hospitably offered the Englishmen a share of their ration of red wine, which they gladly accepted, though, as it was ,a very hot day, they asked that a little water might be added. This (writes General Younghus band) was evidently considered a capital Joke, for all four burst into roars of laughter. "Wherefore this merriment?' ask ed the Englishmen in some bewilder ment. 'Pardon us, sir," said the sergeant, "but I will explain. That wine is a very good wine, and comes from Bar celona. It starts off In large caslks addressed to the Adjutant-General. Out of each cask the Adjutant-Gen eral makes two, and hands it on to our Colonel. Our Colonel out of these two diluted ...
NOTHING SERIOUS. VERY MUCH CONCERNED. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
NOTHI?3G SERIOUS. VERY MUCH CONCERNED. His name was just plain Bill. He was big, able-bodied, and middle aged, and he shuffled into the poor law guardians' office and curtly bade the clerk, "'Morin' !" "I want to know." he proceeded. "wot you mean by knockin' orf poor Widder Snugb's parish pay ? She's a honest, hard-working woman, an' It's a wicked shame ter rob 'er of 'er lorful rights !" The clerk took down a large led ger, and silently consulted it. "Mrs Snugg has married again. " he said, "and the guardians have de cided that she is no longer entitled to outdoor relief. And in any event 'my man, he added sharply, "I should like to know what concern of yours the matter is ?" "Concern of mine !" roared the man. '"'Why, if you stops the old lady's pay, you stops my daily al lowance of 'baccy an my daily noos paper ! I'd 'ave yer know, young feller, i'm 'er noo 'usband !"
CLIPPING THE EAGLE'S TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
CoLIPPING THE EAGLE'S TALE. They were lounging in the smoking room of the Mouretania, engaged in her usual habit of breaking yester day's record. "Talkin' about runnin'," said the Yankee apropos of polecats-"talk in' about runnin', I once knew a guy who could run so slick that when they took pictures of him for a cinematograph show, he came out in the films with two hundred and twenty-one distinct legs. Would you believe it, sir ?" The Englishman shook his head. "Nothing out of the way !" he answered carelessly. "Why, I was once at the 'Varsity, and we had a man who could run so fast that when. racing round the. four-laps-to-the mile track he could see his own back ! Steward !'" Bridget was none too truthful and her mistress had been using all her. eloquence to make her see the error of deceitfulness, But her would-be owned herself routed when Bridgett turned upon her a beaming smile, and said, in a most cajoling tone: "Sure, now, ma'am, and what do ye suppose the power o' desaving ...
APPLE RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
APPLE RECIPES. Belgian Apple Tart.-1?Ib. apples, 1t teaspoonfuls cinnamon, itb. dates, I teaspoonful of baking powder, jIb. flour, I teacupful milk, ilb. butter, Slb. brown sugar, Pare and slice the apples, stone the dutes, cut each into three. Put them into a stew-' pan with ; oz. butter, the sugar, and a teaspoonful of cinnamon. Put on the lid and stew till tender. Turn them out on to a plate to cool. Butter a tart ring and oven tin well. Mix in a basin the flour, baking powder, ilb. butter, 2ozs. fine sugar, and j teaspoonful of cinnamon. Rub well together, make into a stiff paste with yoke of egg and milk. Divide paste into three pieces. Roll one piece round for about one inch deep. Put in mixture of apples, etc. Cover with the third piece. Bake in a quick oven for three-quarters of a hour, cool, and ice with 7 oze. sugar and white of egg. Apple Mould.-Put 1 oz. of geletine to soak in a cupful of water. Pare core and slice 2Ibs. of baking apples. Put them in preserving pan with ...
POTTED VEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
POTTED VEAL. Ij th. cooked veal. with stuffing, }ib. boiled ham, 1 teaspoonflh of salt, I teaspoonful of pepper, 3 ozs. butter grated nutmeg, 2 tablespoonfuls of good gravy, powdered mace. Put, the real, ham and stuffing through the mincing machine twice, then add to it two ounces of butter, salt. pepper, and little grated nutmeg and pounded mace. and the gravey. Mix all thoroughly, and press firmly into small pots; cover with melted butter.
MEAT PATTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
MEAT PATTIEB. jib. cooked meat, I teaspoonful of salt, I teaspoonful of pepper. 1 tablespoonful of gravy, a little chop ped parsley, salt and pepper, and gravy ; mix thoroughly. Roll the pastry out thinly, cut it into rounds having an equal number ; on a round of pastry ptit a spoonful of meat. wet the edges, place another round of "pastry on, the top, pressing the edges well together, make a small hole on the top," place on a greased tin, and bake about fifteen minutes.
FIRST DISASTER TO A SEAPLANE [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
FIRST DISASTER TO A SEAPLANE The first disaster to a British sea plane occurred in Southampton Water on June 4, 1914, when Lieut. T. S. Cresswell, a Marine officer attached Ito the R.F.C., and Commander Arthur Rice were drowned in Seaplane 12S. which dropped into the sea during a flight. The 128 made a flight of about six miles, and on the way back from the direction of the Isle of Wight she was seen to be flying unsteadily, then the left wing broke, and the machine began to volplane, rapidly increasing the steepness of its descent until it became a nose dive. The sound of an explosion was heard immediately before she fell. Several boats from the yachts and other craft in the roadstead made for the spot where she had disappeared, and the Trinity Housse steamer "Warder" picked up the seaplane, which had come to the serface. Lieut. Cresswell's body was still bound securely to his seat, and was terribly injured. Commander Rice's body was not discovered at the time. The disaster caused ...
The Heart of Daphne Published by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
The Heart of Daphne By LADY TROUBRIDGE, Author of "The Cheat," "The Soul of "Honor," "Love, the Locksmith," "The Girl with the Blue Eyes," etc. Published by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER XVII. Gerrard took out his watch. "I'm afraid I must ask you," he said, to make an all-night sitting of it. You see, I don't think they'll get to work till after midnight; certainly not as long as they think we're here. Now. we must bluff them. What do you say to coming around to my house for an hour or two, or to passing the time in any way you wish-a music-hall if you like; anything that will get us past the midnight hour." ŽIendham shuddered. "I couldn't go to a music-hall, thanks very much." "Nor could I," said Sophie. "Well-well, it was only a sugges tion. We simply must let them think we've gone away for the evening, and then we must come back. WYell, then, is it to be my place or not?" "If you will be so kind as to let us trespass on your time," said 'fend ham, rather formally, "I s...
SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
SELECTED RECIPES. Beef Stew.-Finely chop two onions and put into a saucepan with suffi cient dripping to cook them without browning; then add about one pound of cold roast beer, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for ten minutes, stir ring occasionally. Have ready a cup ful of rice which has been placed in cold water and allowed to boil for five minutes. Drain this, rinse in cold water, and add to the beef. Co ver with stock, add some chopped tomatoes, and cook until the rice is tender. Fried potatoes form a desir able addition. Baked Apples With Raisins.-Take several large sound apples, and after they have been cored, place them in a baking-dish. Fill the cavities made by the corer half full of seedless rais ins. Cover the bottom of the pan with water and bake until soft in a quick open. Take one half cupful of sugar to each six apples and make a syrup of the juice remaining in the pan, adding a little more water if necessary, and pour over the apples, which should be served cold. Bro...
An Extra One Needed. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
An Extra One Needed. Jones wanted a new muzzle for his bull-dog - a very ferocious-looking brute-and so he went into a. shop to purchase one. "I want a muzzle for my dog, please." he said. "Will that do?" said the shopman, placing one on the counter. "Will it fit him " queried Jones. "Don't know," rejoined the shop man. "Would you mind trying it, please?" asked Jonee. The shopman eyed the brute sullen ly. "No," he replied, "I won't. Ie looks too fierce." "Ah. well, I shall have to put it on myself. I suppose," said Jones. "And will you want another for thle dog, sir?" said the shopman, quietly. And Jones couldn't understand why the other customers laughed.
When the Seeds Came Up. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
When the Seeds Came Up. lie carefully prepared the smnrll garden plot, while his wife, deeply in terested in his labor, stood watching him. After he had put in the sco and smoothed over the bed, his wife took his arm to accompany him to the house. On the way she asked: "When will the seeds come up, John?" He was one of those men who take pleasure in saying a emart thing when the opportunity occurs. So, laying hfs hand caressingly on her shoulder, he said: "I don't expect them to come up at all, Maria." "You don't!" she exclaimed. "Then why have you gone to all that trou ble?" With the smile that springs- from superior knowledge, he answered: "The seeds won't come up, but the flowers will." But the next day, with the rising of the sun, his neighbore' hens got into his garden. And the seeds did come up.
The Canvasser's Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
The Canvasser's Mistake. He was comparatively new at the business, and had already found out that the life of an insurance agent is not all a bed of roses, but he was fully determined to make a good record in the small town he had selected for his operations. At one house his ring was answered by a comely young woman, who waited calmly for him to state his business. "Is your husband insured, madam?" he began, in an ingratiating fashion. . "No," she responded. "Indeed!" he answered, confident that he had found a bonanza. "Do you not think he should be insured " "No," with the sapme calmness. This was a staggerer, but he prompt ly rallied. "Why, madam, do you not think that he owes it as a sacred duty to you and his family that his life should be insured?" "No," I do not." "You do not! Will you please tell me why?" "Certainly. I have no husband. Good morning."
APPLE CHUTNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
APPLE CHUTNEY. 4tts. green apples. 2bse. onions, 2 Tbs. brown sugar, Ilb raisins, 2 tea spoonfuls salt,. 1 teaspoonful cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoonful ground cloves, 1 oz. garlic. Chop ingredients up fne (or put all through a mincer, zcept apples salt, pepper and cloves) Cut apples as for stewing, put all into pot. cover with vinegar, boil slowly 4 or 5 hours.
Womans' World. DOROTHY'S CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
Womans' World. DOROTHY'S CAKE. Ingredients:--8 ozs. of flour, 4 ozs. of butter, 4 ozs. of castor sugar. I egg, a pinch of salt. 1 oz. of can died peel. 3 ozs. of currents, i pint of milk (about), I of grated lemon rind. Method:- Rub the butter into the flour as for short pastry. Beat the whites of the eggs to a firm froth. Add the milk to the yokes. which must be well beaten. Add to fall the dry ingredients, and mix well together. Line a cake-tin with thick paper, and pour in the mixture. Eake in a moderate oven about one and a half hours.
HEROES MAKING TOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 28 September 1917
HEROES MAKING TOYS. "Never again must we import.toys from Germany, when our own sold iers can make them so splendidly," said the Duke of Connaught at the Lord Roberts Memorial Workshops, in the Fulham Road. The Duke and his sister, Princess Christian, were paying a visit of inspection to the workshops, and they evinced the keenest interest in all the processes of toy and furniture making. Some workers were seen making dolls legs, in huge quantities, others were em ployed exclusively with sections of toys, wheelharrows, mailcarts, and the like, the parts being passed on from bench to bench to "meet" their neighbouring parts, till the completed articles are finally assembled. The visitors saw, for the first time, paint being applied to wooden toys by means of aerographs, which coat the article by means o! a spray from a very small nozzle-much on the prin ciple of a scent-sprayer. The Artist (fishing for a compli ment) :"Just a little daub of mine, you see, dear madam." Miss Gush (gush...