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Full Up. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
Full Up. ::The railway carriage was crowded, but a vrry fat old gentleman who sat by the windaw calmly ignored the ominous looks of ihe passengcers for taking up so much room. A. boy selling buns pokelI his head in at the window, alnd inquired: Buns, sir?" The old gentleman was sligh ly deaf and, nlot noticing the buns, thobught the boy wanted a seat ill he already packed carriage, so he remarked: "Full upI, my boy. .o more roaom !side." A roar of Inlughtr followed his ri, ply, and the old gentleman Innocenltly wondered at the cautlse of their lmer riment.
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, May 19. Before Messrs Sutherland (chairman), Pearson and Lousada. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, May 19. Before Messrs Sutberland (chairmin), Pear. oon and Louisda. Elward nBatc v. F. J. Fleffernan. Milk Bold. 115/4/7. Mr Rlho:lln for complainant. Order for rnmnuit with 26/ costs. Thomin. Lucy v. ITflty llanchlrd, not eniinog his child Florrte Ilanchard. aged 11 years, to school the riqulirei milnir of d -v . l'ia1 91; . iert loov?ln v. Law J. T. L. Klin'. Godls sold, £9L/17/t . De!lendant did not appear. Bart BoJwman proved hi cane. Order with 15/6 cost.s, Alex. Scott and Co. e. F. Uollins, L10 10s. Dfa~nlt anmmonP. Order for amount with 2j/ costs. rIlharlo fro. v. Rob'. Mealle. Goods sold ,ii5 ()der for amount. h.ward Iigginos v. Ltheubens. Value of cow sold--7. Mr. RIhoden for plaintilff, Mr. Walker for defendant. Elward Hflggine, grazlor and dealer, atllam road: tKnow defendant, who might be called a "Flinders Lane farmer." De. feodant Inspected his ertlle an I decided to purchase a springKig hlltir; delivered the cow; his atop-son called on ...
Putting It Nicely. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
Putting It Nicely. A\ group of four convicts were over heard the other day chatting about what they were "in for, and each one In turn told his experience. The first one had killed a man, the second had put another man's signa ture to a cheque, while the third one had gone in for a plurality oe spouses. The fourth man, however, did not seem inclined to .make any dlisclo sures. He was a sanllctlmonlous-look ing man, who, although a professional gambler, was called "parson." "Come, parson, iwhat brought you here?" "I don't care to say." said hlie. "Out with it! Shoot anyboidy?" ask ed one. "'No, I didn't shocti ainyole; but since you wolld like It kInow,. I got 'ime' iecause I didln't build a church r!" Deepl s:1ince fell uponl tile groupi. F? ir before, ind the "parson" was asked to explaitn. "\' eill. youll see. a congre titioll raised several hulndredl poullnts to build a church, and hanldedl it over to tne to buildl, anl I didn't build it. That's all!"
HALLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
HALLA M. On Monday Mr J. Ramage, Olerk of Works for the Berwick bShire, with Crp. Sharp and Barr, visited this end of the Globe and inspected the footpaths aid roal!s. It we decicded to orm sand gravel the fcootpth from the tatea School to the Post 1Nice which is a wet patch in wlster, also repair HIallam Road from the Glppaland road to Dunuemancl and rot before it wa neccessary, The Railway Station, which has been a dismal.looklg monument to the parsimony of the Italiway Department has been rou chbsaed a coupleiof exta lamps ani;~aow looks quite gay at irht, anrd reminds one of the gsa hlght on th:e Wcst side of Lonadals street L)andenong on a Frilday night.
TOORADIN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
TOORADIN. The other day there was nsome ocitement caused Ia the main canal, when a deep sea black fish was discovered in tho stream, which is now running somawbat thin. leosere Mummery Dros and Theo Lyall got to work on the munster wllh their shot guns and rifes. and peppered him as he struck a nsandbhak. and was partially exposed. Ho gave some sport as he dashed up and down stream, the ahootista being stationed at dll ferent interval., and it was not uotl the flah had received 18;abot that it gave up the ghost. A block a d tIakle had to he used to land the porpoiseson the bank of the canal, aod it measured 8ft long, was Oft In girth, and weighesl 700 hle. The finth was sktoned, and the hide tanned, nod will probably he sold to bo turncd Into boots, boollaces, etc. It is a rare occurrcnce to see a porpoise in trcah water, nlthoegh they are very numer ous in Western Iort, where they may be seen di:oprtling themselves on top of the water,
DANDEMONG STATE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
DANDEM1ONG STATE SOIiHOOL COMMITTEE. A meeting woas held Thureday evening in the Town Hall. Present-bMrs Orgill (in the chair), Dr Taylor (vice-chairman), Mesdames Mason (rtreaosurer), and Jiggins. leesrrs Thom (correspondenl), Walker and Talbot (hread teacher), An apology was received from Mrs Masters. It was agreed that tho library shonld obtain books to the valoue of £10, a soeub. committee to select same and peesent a list. It was resolved that a letter be sent to MIr O'rhlea In appreciation of his many good qualitles as a teacher and organlser. The gentlemen decided to attend to the sale of tickets, etc, at the fortheoming blasar. Mrs Orgill was commisloned to purchase screens for shelter shed, the cost not to ex ceed £5.
AUSTRALIAN ABROAD. Milan-San Remo Road Race. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
AUSTRA blAN ABROAD. Milan-San Remo Road Race, Don Kirkbam,' The Lyndhurst Lal," and the crack Anstralian road rider, who id in France, has written to his brother Max,o Lyndhbort, giving an amusiung account of his rexperiences in Paris., lo has also writ ten to the Dunlop Rubber Company some interesting partiqulars of an Italian Rend racefrom Milan to San Remo (li7Smile), in which someof them rode for saperiance. Only three members of the Astra!lian team competed, nrsmely, Kirkham, Munro andt Piercey,their moruts,. for that eveCut only, being as italian made cycle known as toe Atal'a. Kirkhsru states that they had their machines ocole jusot theasune as tn the Warrnambool race, alsa, thie hush of both wheels, thIbe forks ant bottom b:rackect, and each rider was allowed to carry two spare sloigle.tube tyrsa, which he was not prc: mitted to loan to other comptitors. Further lyres were also obtoinahle at each of the two controls en route. Kirkhnm rode an S.ia.. gear and Munro and Piercey...
RICHES IN MIDDLE AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
RICHES IN MIDDLE AGE. The poetry of life gathers around its colnlllencelnent andl its close, just as the poet finds inspiration in the rising or setting sun. Infancy has its charm of innocence, youth has its charm of energy and hope, age has its charm of pathos. But around mid di1 life there seems to gather no halo of poetry. The bird that wakes the morning with its song is silent in the midday hour. The burden and heat of the (lay are not favorable to music. The poet who will celebrate the open brow of childhood or the furrowed cheek of age will mind no inspiration in the anxious eye and busy front of middle life. The maiden, who looves falncy free amollg the meadlows: an tile tiredl face a;nd eyes of ,tranquil resiglnatlo ll, bordered by silver hIair, may :alike provoke Ilis Imuse. But who will sing of the middle-aged man or mllatronl? Tile (hole atnlosphere of sluril lives lac~ks the poetic qual ity. Their existence is practical. pro saic, dull. We find It hard to invest sluch li...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Almond Wafers.--Four oz.. fine Isugar, thile whites of three eggs, %lb. of sweet almonds. Have the almonde blanchlled and very finely shredded. Whisk tile whites to a stiff froth, strain first the sugar, then tile alm onds. Cover a baking sheet with fresh white paper, dlrop the mixture in small rounals n to this, and 'bake in a slow oven. Woreestershire Cauce: ioll 1 quart vinegitr. \Vhlnll coll add ½ pilt mluslh room ketchup, 1,.._ pint treacle, 1 lenmonl (two if found too sweet), ½oz cay illlUe pIeiIpper, Io. cv. Cioves. (-oz. ginger (whole), ,aoz. garlic (bruised). 'oz. salt. Put ilnto a Jar for six or sevce days, shake or stir every day, ihen strailln and biottle. This will keep for :Iny lengthl of tillme. Anlothler recipe: Onle lquart of good brown vinllegar, half cup of treacle, loz. cayenlle pIeplper, I oz. cloves, lo. mace, loz. gilnger (whole or bruised), loz. garlic, 1 roulnl ai lIseg (ibrullised), lo. of salt. andl 2 lge olionlls. Doll gen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
)1 0 I'ATTERN OF LADY'S DRESSINt; GOWN. A good Dressing Gown is always welcome. This ldesign Is for pyrene:s flannel. It represents "lEveryluldy's Journal" pattern No. 1S3, cut in thru, sizes, small, medium and large. This pattern may he bought fto ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be senllt post free to any addres.i if ninepence in stamps is sent to )Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 370 Swanston-street, Melbourne. Sltat number of pattern and size required If a penny stamp is sent to aboe e ad dress a 48-page catalogule will be sent to any reader who writes "sand free catalogue." SIAttle Arthur stoodl peering down in to thile cotuntenance of his baby sis ter, whoi thile nurse was singitng tc sleep. "Nursie," he finally whispered "it's nearly unconscious, isn't it?" lThe nurse nodtldedt in thle atlirmative, andti sanllg on. "Thenc don't sing any more, or you will kill it." More wolUen are looking for all op portunity to elope from menc than.to elope with them. Messrs. Ston...
LIME FOR THE SOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
LIME FOR THE SOIL. The nature of the lime used de pends upon tile purpose for whlch it is required. Lime is applied to the soil for the following objects:-(a) To lighten heavy clays; (b) to sweet en sour soils; (c) to supply plant tood. In the irst case, eithcr unslacked lime (powdered quicklime), or qluite freshly slacked lime Is the most ef fective, the action onl tile clay being both of a mechanical and chemical nature, breaking up thle colloidal clay particles when the lime is slacked in contact with the clay. Slackied Ilime is much less effective, as the action is only a mechanical one, as there is no combination of the lime with the silicates of the clay.
VARIOUS VIEWS OF "PROFIT." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
VARIOUS VIEWS OF "PROFI'T." Large crops are not always profit able crops, and the tinest looking ani mal does not always give the larges. net return. For generatlons we hI.Lvte been taught and urged to grow bigge. crops, unlnlndful of tile relation o0 In creased cost to increased production. The value of increased production at ways depends upon whether or llOt It Is economically secured, i.e., upoli whether the margin of profit an acr is increased or not. A\nother important factor always to be kept in mind is the relation which any part of the farm enlterlprise bears to the whole. A crop judged by it self might be profitable and yet the system might be unprofitable. For example, timothy hay mllght prove a good crop In any one year, or even two or three years, but eventually the yield must decline, because a system of fprming with this crop alonie would not be likely to malntaiif fer tility, so that the system could not be called profitable. On the other hand, clover inlght not prov...
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. Hlundreds of calves die every yea. from olle cause or anllotllher, and \wr oLtenl thLe larnier is at a loss to kiow, tile cause of death. P'ractical expecl enllce coulnts all tile time. Mr. J. A. Ulrd, o0 DuraLbox, Tweed Rlver, N.S.W., is a dairy farmer who, whe,. a call dies, wants to know the reasi., why. 1ie had some calves die. li. opened tile stomach of one and foun, a hard mass of hair like ait piece o. telt and about tile size of a tennis ball, whlclh had collected through thi calves sucking the ears of each oth or at feeding tunime, which is ai corin Inon practice among younlllg calves. Mr. Ilird trietld mnany means or prevenlition, and fintls thlat a sialill I lluantity ol fresh cow mllanlure mlixed with sepal ated milk, and allowed to stand ii tile sun all day before being rubber ol the ears and bellieson of the calves at feedIng time complllletely breakls tilth bad hlabit.
GOOD MANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
GOOD MANNERS. ltave you ever healrd any olne say, "Oh, if I were rich I'd have thingsj nice then'? Did you ever notice whe ther she had things as nice without being rich as she coull? Just as tile ricih tand poor use thle sanle statulll(ard of spelling, ns free to one as to the o(lither, so they ca? bothli use tile satlre sinlaniar| of good breedingt if they choose. (ood n:rllllnrS cost attention, :nld that is atll. 'ilThe salume trIt or wo. :nan who would feel dlisgracedt to write i for .1, or to spell ipoorly, thinks it is nro matter if he eats with his knife. keeps his ihat on inI tlhe house,. or is re miss inII tile mtany l ittle things thllt cuiistoi has decildetdl ouight to be dotie. Tl'here is the siutne reason for being rermiss il spelling as in politetuess. Politeness is like an air-cushion- tlhollugh tiler' maniy lie nothUllil: in it. it eases thle jolt of this worlt wonder fully. That oine is poor is no ex csI for roultgh ways; nellither does It 'xutuse a slack table serv...
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. From about the Ilfth or sixtlh year children are apt to mtake firmn friend ships withI their small conttemporaries. 'This should be a watchfuil poeliod for mothers, for these early frientdshlips have a nuttrked influencte on the nintld, illiorlls and mallnllllers of it chliltd. Nearly every ehlaraictor is mioulded very largely by early coltptatnilollship atnld st'trrottlndings. I"very motlher shoutld take care to be hier chiltldren's comlptanion as tar as Ipossible, for slhe mtay be quite sure that if they are left to the care of servants, they 11will at thie best only attain the idleal manners and custotls of the iutrsery or ser tantIs's hall, which are not qutite those of tile cllltulred classes. Chiltrell re Iquire tihe comttanllontshtlp of little folk of their owll itag, alld ta tnothler slhotld be so nmuch her clitlhtrell's frieltnd that she kltows all their alssociates, lndt is able to till) ill the bud any acquaint ance swhich sho thtinks ilndesirable....
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR MARRIED FOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR MARRIED FOLK. Society'reilquires that, whatever their private relations, husband and wife face the world as a unit, harmonious, and with interests identical. One thing good form imperatively demanls-that by no mnischance, lno loss of self-c ntrol, shall family dis. cordls be revealed to strangers, chil dren Qir servalnts. An IUllncolltrollied voice is always llllllallllnerly anrild tllldig lilied. A readiness to give up Ill .little things Is thile most talctical appeal pios ihble for a retllurnll of courtesy aIt otllher times whell tile matter illay be of 1Ih1 portallce to us.
THICK OR THIN SOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
THICK OR THIN SOWING. The quality of seed which should be sown depends on a number of cir cumstances, such as character of the soil, Its moisture, freedomn from weeds, size, germinating power, age of the seed, and again on the time of sowing, the nature of tile plant. method of sowing, depth, etc. All these factors have to be considered; but in general we think it may be said that seed is sown more often too thickly than the reverse, especially when the operation is performed by hand. It is a waste of seed, and, moreover, detrimental in so far as it tends to produce weakly plants, sub ject to disease, and also to produce cereals that "lodge," a great source of loss to cereal growers. The age of the seed is an important factor. Old seed has lost some of its germinating power, .so new seed should be used. Grouchy Parent: No. sir, my daugh ter shall not marry you! Suitor: Brit your daughter wishes to, sir, and she told me Just now that you would deny her nothing. Grouchy Parent: That, ...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 21 May 1914
6GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "Tho Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. SPublished by arrangement with Ward, SLock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). * 'M.rs. Bellatrs continued her gloomy and hopeless meditation. By-and-bye she heard Sheila fly downstairs and the sound of the motor-car driving aWay. She felt nearly mad. Her heart thumped within her. The thought of the miserable condition of lier ,boy, and the contrast between him and Sheila gave her untold agony. ith the exception of thile ser vants, she was now practically alone in the house. Her husband would not coime home for several hours, and she had plenty of time to write to her unfortunate boy. She had no money to send him. All her things were paid for by her hus band, and the few jewels that were left in the shape of rings'and a dit mond pendant she dared not part with, knowing that Peter would re mark their absence. Suddenly, in the midst of her peregrinations up and...