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SOPHISTICATED PARSNIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
When ji-t 'ilai boiled, this 'eg, table" ii r"r]-y apprc'iatId. 'xwjt y ~per,,ns ,ho have a strong lhk ing for it. lr?,'I is fllubs, it will lrolo tery relishibhilu. 1"o! in lh il thb l,:arunil'5, iuuttiul a litti ,in tin e ii .ter thyY are rooke,1 in. "TheIn i'ut" thOm illlrl slics, spr,:0lrl a 'lb 'i iii tuu iii iuuiu l ittl, hIil vr ,Ii ach . l~u' e. PItut 'he 'lii, l'' in l l' tI til h, .''d pr ur Itr a e ll it whii e ' ,] -c i ''l , Vi|I tl,, twol rtspa-l'?: nnrfuls off 110arl, r-ubbded inl o|,l ,o tin ,r, i th.- 'Tu ,ort I ur ln rini I, i' lr uti'?il: I,, rl'suu ..? 1 1 l=i.~ iijit it, ltmu tol the [,,ie. "1o reiil,, hi , I1 ,. all the r'inlgq of. ;andi w\?l rub h |n pl,, e w?ih Ga;rn;infh until it is; 1;if-' tIei.¢,, : th,,' will ihen g-'id,: alonig witih th,, ?lOreat ¢. ii. The "'luaily lIipublii,' tin, of ti ulmlii ie nea spaperts of [l,uuikOwut, pub liuhel "'iTe lilgriuuu:; Progrens" ai a seriul.
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. In spite of better constructlon. more accurate charts; and the improvement ot lighthous. service, the sea con tinuYs to take an enormous annual toll in property and lives of those who traverse its surface. The marine disasters of 1913 amounted in money value to £7,000,000 in British-insured ships and cargoes that were totally lost. The above figures do not in clude damages to ships and" cargoes that were totally lost. The above figures do not include damages to ships and cargoes that were not total lbsses; for these; the damages amount to over £6,000,000.
Child's Swing Seat. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
Child's Swing Seat. A vfery llseful swing dir seat for children can he made front a hox or packing, nae.. Procure a box of the right size and saw it out in the shhpe shown in the illustration: Ma~cde 8f B Ilie npron or b,.-ird in front slid.-s on the two front ropes. The board can he rai?,d o to plac the, child in the 1).x and to rIPTuII\" him. Th"i ropies are fastened to the Fjox l)y . f%-iilg k otts in. their ends and dr, ing :i t1il,_ _i .,.r. them.
The Bull Didn't Know. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
The Bull Didn't Know. A story' is told of a great Engllsh. personage' who thought everybody knew or ought to liknow him. One day he was walking through a field when a 'bull addressed him In an undertone, and made for him with his head" down and. his horns in a. position to raise him. lIe was a Minfster; a man of dignity and of political' power. Dut he ran. Hie ran surprlsIngly well. He ran bet ter than ever he did for office, and he got to the fence first lIe clambered over, out of breath and dignity, and found the owner of the bull contem plating thle operation. "What do you mean..sir," asked the irate stateoman, "by having an lnfur lated animnal like that roaming over the field?" "Well, I suppose tile bull has some' right in the field," said the farmer. "Right? Do you know who I am; sir?" gasped the baronet. The farmer shook his head. "I am the Right Honorable Sir-" "Then why on earth didn't you tell the bull?" snail the farmer.
Brain Sauce for Sheep's Head. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
Brain Sauce for Sheep's Head. Sheep's head is nt on the !ist of aristocratic dishes; netertheless it is very good itdleed ! Very care ful cleaning is absolutely lnecessary, and too great stress cannot be tlaid on this essenltial. Serred witht the sauce for which I give the recipe following, a good dish is made bet ter. Takec the rain frontthe head, andtl.lss than half a. pint of the liquor in which the head was boiledl. one ounce of butter, one ounce, or rather less, of flour,. one snaill onion (chopped), a teaspoon[ul of onegar, some salt and peppeIr. Method : Soak the brains in salt andt water, theh tie themn up in mnus lin and boil till fir:m in the pot with the sheep's head. .Melt the hotter slowly in a saucepan, and when lightly browned put in the mnion, and continue to cook slowly. uritil the whole acquires a nut-brownl colour, then puat in the pot liqucor, 1lnegar, with salt and PIller . to taste. Simmner very gently for teLr nminutes, then stir in the hrains, frst coarsely c...
Ladies' Column. TO WHITEN THE HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
Ladies' Column. TO WHIITEN THE HANDs. A i.ixtIre to white' ,,ld o,,iten tho hands is cOnLl)Posed (f twol)ty parts each of lanoline and gl - cerine, ten parts of borate of sodta. two parts of curalyptur s oil, nd 2. drops of essence of hitter almonld. These must he mixed well togother and after application the hanlds should be covere:d with loose gloves. Prdofessioniils pilaying at concerts sometimes use the following lotion just hefore their appearance in pub iic: Oxide of zinc, half kn ouhce; glycerine and rose water, four oun ces. Apply with a small sponge, then gently wipe oiff the moisture, mind dlust the hands with horaciicpidr and starch- powder. It is. best to apply it with a pietc of- waSh leather. Warts on the hands - are disfiguring, but it' is easy to -get rid of them, andt the'- will soonl disaplpear if touched nailyr with a line canel hair brush, dipped in gilacial nePltic narid. e careful, however, not to touch the skin- at the base of -the wrart. A beautifiullS propor...
FOOTBALL. BERWICK V. NAR NAR GOON. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
FOOTBALL, BERWICK V. NAR NAR GOON. On Saturday last the ierwick team journeyed to Nar Nar Goon to meet.the locals. The three o'clock train ran on and carried 42 passengers from Pakenham to Nar Nar Goon. Berwick were withouti Baxter, Luke, E. Eipie, Wauchope and Roberts, while Nat Nar Goon wvre well represented. The game resulted in favor of the home team by 1.16 (22 points) to 2.7 (19 points). A. Sherriff and R. Munro got Berwick's goals and Menzies scored the goal for Natr Nar Goon. The ground is quite unsuitable for football, being rough and tussocky; but efftorts are being made by the local football club to obtain a proper recreation ground, where imp'ovements can be made. The game was contested throughout in the best of spiric. and Pattison, who acted as cen tral umpire, had an easy task, though he used his whistle freely all day and penalised both sides in many cases unnecessarily. For Nat Nar Goon, Menzies, Moore Bros. and Hawker played clever ft'ootball, while Richardson, Mun...
When Sale Sets Sail. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
When Sale Sets Sail. ilrl· Ict:' t~;l :Ii wl~ 111 i~i'i, i[er-o rCw) ih- lri l l. i \I- Ih e It1 h rb+,+ l+tt,?r-hall+ lv h a leci,+t', d+ Mrs+ tegginC. T hW ie, t atr l do t it ;"i ci' nl-t ll-r ,+tir to) h, r l f, .ssf ,++ he_ M- rt r-\ e\'+ th: ,rudel l -pa, in?-; tic >i ?-all t in her'" l'ottlI?" q?+lrdenl. "I' 11 - Ir I he o ",~ lt kv~tt ! H nI|+t nglI. oIn t., mie Inc)1"ly .1 ps;rl,.- ¢of+ +.tud!ent t.'. fro ,t ri eigh Litg , with htrwll.ed p i the wheu the,. r'+,+d th,. little :,ign, "l"(r .':, l.' ?,Ir++ 11[ ,Kta ii un l:- stIolidly I]lIe?In ]in: aLt Ihe littI,+ gt herjl~liln . "il, old w,.,man," +'nlled out. one ?:llow-lookinlK youth, "w'hen? do ?m I.this hlltse sail ?" "'Wh' l _IeneverI +hi' lliill ?" I ite I ? a+lonlI1 t.hatl i'an r~aise' the wind !'" illrsily alnsw+r++d th,: ol d .un,_, tIlmly get ting? on with he-r wv?,rk.
HARKAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
HARKAWAY. At a meeting of the HWrkaway school committee, held on Thurs day last, an application was received on behalf of Oliver Frederick Halleur, son of Mr Rudolf E. halleur, for a certifi cate of attendance from the Education Department, he hav ing attended the school for seven and a half years without missing so much as a single half day during the whole term. The correspondent (MIr W. a'Beckett) referred approvingly to this meritorious performance, and mdved that some token be pre sented to Oliver Hallur, .who has since won a scholarship at HIih's Business College, in Mel bourne, gaining 12 months free education. A very pleasant dance was held here on Saturday evening, the hostesses being the Misses Tetley, Haines, Wilson. Gilbert, Mills and D). Smith. The young people and their friends, includ ing many visitors from Mel bourne, spent a very enjoyable time T'he msic for the dances was played by Mrs a'Beckett. It has been decided to hold a number of social dances here this year ...
At the Call of Duty. A PEN-PICTURE OF A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS HOME FROM HIS WIFE'S POINT OF VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
At the Call of Duty. ------- A IEN-PICTUIHEl OF A SPrECIAL CORRIfESIONDi-MNTrS tlHOIE FliO3t IllS WIFI. :'P OINT OF \'IE\W. Twelve midlnight ' T:turn drowsily in my chair and glanrice at the clock. Its chimes have scarcely ceased ere the tele phone-bell rings. In the kitchen the dainty dinner pIrepared for eight o'clock sharp, has spoiled. in the heat of the oven. I rather looked forward to that dinner. It was to have been the first at, sehidh my husband hadl sat opposite ieC for three weeks. . During that tinme he has been away following. his exciting calling- of* special correspondent, or commnis sioner, for a ifanous papler. And now his voice float.-l to mte over the telephone. '"Awfull" sorry, dear !" he said, in his quicrk, jerky fashion. "(Can't coiie honei to-night. Rleturned to Iondon this aftertinoon. Arn leaving again in half an hour for the North. iMay hle back in a week. Kiss the ;iddiie for ie. Diest love. So long !" To TIlE NOItTHIl' in :rAindr once~ agalnns -hu· issii...
CONCERT AND DANCE AT NARRE WARREN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
r: CONCERT AND DANCE AT NARRE WARREN. A grand concert was he d here on.Friday night last, when there was a good attendance. It is a long time since anything of the kind was held here and it created a good deal of interest. It is intended to hold a series of dances during the winter months. The weather was unfa, orable cn Frid.;y evening, and the success of th en'ei tiinment was mair.ly due to the energy displayed by the promoters - Messrs K Me -Lanna'n and C. Burns -in making their arrangements for it. Mr Getrge Keys occupied the zchair and expressed his pleasure at seeing so many present. H2 .also read apologies from some who I ad promised to assist at .the entertainment, but were un able to be present The programme was as follows -Overture. Mrs Woodley ; song, I love to be in lovelan-l, Miss G. Culbert ; song, Mr Monachan ; duet. Gool old Jeff, Misses R. and I. Moysey ; recitation, Mr D. A. Jones; song, Anchored, Mr J- Triado ; song, Silver threads amongst the gold, Miss McKay ; s...
Lifting Power in Growing Plants. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
Lifting Power in Growing Plants. -4--c--- The rapidity with which drooping leaIveS revive ldler a showller show.s thle extraordinary quickncss with which Ilianlt rcots take -up waier andi drive it through the stein- to the ippermuost twigs and leaves. A inmple way of discovCring how rapid l. this ticit ulrace 'isb I wterig itl whlite iris with a blle s',lution. In ai . hours its ithite i..rrs -ill te ue i Fb." e pow-r ex rtd by the roots ail stems, oL growing trees is almost inrr.iihle. The roots of a young oak ;re kitotsI to have lifted a hlck . ,f granixe aeighing Gc tlns. The lifting began in the fiftih car of the tree'a growth,, and withing the n9p sesen year9 Athe .tome was raisedl more thian .?ight inchet. Tlhil remarkable feat hIas' b eeIn ecceded by the' American swamp cypress, whi' l throwis out iuILnunse hut trlsses aroujil. its stem'. A harge tuhdhd with tricks was wreclcd- on one if tiese bittreisc- in the I) 1k w"ha riv'r, ailhJPi t} cars Irter tIhe growth I ,f the Iree...
GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
CU GCLUB. The Beaconsfield Gun Club will hold an important gathering -on Saturday next, which should attract a large number of shoot ists. Mr J. Rosier is presenting a good trophy for competi i n amongst local shots, whi:e the club is offiring two prizes cf £5 for open competition. There will also be several sweepstakes. It is expected that there will be a number of Melbourne shots in attendance as the shooting has been arranged to meet the con venience of any who may wish to travel to Beaconsfieldi by the 3 o'clock train. Should next Saturday's meeting prove as suc cessful as those he:d in April and Miay it is probable that the prize money will be again increased next month. A good deal of ir.terest is being soown in the working of the crub. espec'a'ly by the president (MIr Bragg) and secretary (MIr V illiams), and it gives promise of being a great success.
A Plant-Food Percolator. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
A Plant-Food Percolator. .t Obtain two hbutter, to, s and bore a large numblller 'of -in. holej in the botto?r of one, then cover the perforated part with a piece of fine brass gauze (tig. 1),\ tacking the gauze well it the. ?obrners. Tl'he other tub lshoubl 1he fitted with a finucet of se5nse kindl--ta iro falcet, costing about :Cd. will tllnswer the purposc. I'ut the first tub onl top of the other with two narrowr strips hetween them (Fig. 2). Fill the tub, about three-fourths full, with well paclked horse manure, and pour water on it until it is well soaked. When the water has per eolateld through into the louer tuh. it is ready. to use on housl e and garden plants an s l bisettpr than plain water, as it ridds both ler tilizer andI moisture.
BERWICK FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
BERWICK FOOTBALL CLUE. ___ , . __ A committee meeting of the Iceal football club was held at the Border Hotel on Wednesday evening last, when there was a fair attendance. It was decided to run a series of socials and the dates were fixed for June 13 and 27, July 18, and August 1, with a wind-up social Wednesday, 9th September. A sub-committee was appointed to make ah the arrangements for same. The Berwick and CranbGurre footballers play at Berwick on Saturday next. The home team will be chosen from Sherriff. Richardscn. Luke, Espie (2), Wanke, Wauchope, Hillbrich, Young, Munro, Greig, Baxter, Fritzlaff, Johnson, Walsh, Kent, Paternoster, Randle, b'leer, Ad dison, Faragher and Smith. The footballers entertainment, to take place shortly, will pro vide the usual attractions. A number of new artists are giving their services and an excellent Programme is being arranged.
FOR QUIET MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
FOR QUIET MOMENTS. Words are the coin of thought. Content is the short cut to happi ness. Aim at the highest and at least you soar. The sweetest grapes hang *,ighest That Is gold ,what Is worth gold. We make our disappointments by being too exacting. The streams of small pleasures fill the lake of happiness. By the street By-and-bye we arrive at the house of Never. Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. Soon ripe, soon rotten; soon wise, soon foolish. IHe who has no plagues makes him self some. It Is our own most prominent fault that looks ugliest in another. It is by what we do, not by what is done for us, that we become strong or good. The inan who has no money in his purse must have honey in his mouth When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad. He who would eat the kernel must crack the nut--he who would hav': the gain must have the pain.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
Public Notices. T$E 3oxmIsxe $eworn, BER Il?C~E O TI.E OLDEST HOTEL IN THE DISRIU?C Golf ?inks opposite. - Good Shooting and xDriving. Large Garden and Tennis Court on Premises for use of Visitors? B'iliilid,. - Stabling. - Vehicles Icr Eire. i r. Motor.Car larties and Cyclists cateredl for. SLarge Rccm for Meetings Free of Charge. Week-end Visitors catered for. Phone eL JORlT P. (D. TRIADO, Poprietor. Phone Berwick '. Late of Broken River Hotel, Benalla. GIPPLsaN r HOT-Elc , BEACONSFIELD. A. B. BRAGG, Licensee. GcccAcctn(r?. daticn. V eek-end Visitcrs Catered For. Fishing and Shooting. Golf Links in Preparation. Billiards. Good Stabling. -01 MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. K4+ CARDINI7X PTARK HOTEL, LOWER BEACONSFIELD. This Hotel is now under new management, and caters for ' Week-endi Visitors; also .1Motor and Picnic Parties. Good Fishing and Shooting. Only one class of Wines and Spirits stocked-THE BEST. J. H. STEEL. Licensee. Phone 5, Berwick. Commonwealtb ;,4tanh of RustraIfa HEAD OFFICE ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
TELTi TEETH ;?:: " EE ,H . ....ETH. Nvir ZR, Nutget Fair$ Reed. by tIp Deprtal Board of tlietoria, Wi I visih BERWICK every TUESDAY, t oclockltill 5 Consul.iuig Rorn at IMr E. WV. Poynter's, Chemist. Also PAKENHA-I, Taesay m~rninga --9.33 to 11.45. Private consuting room Gembrook Hotel PaI?.Lss ExraAcrcows 2/6., Crown, Bridge and Porcelain Work f a Specialty, at Reasonable Prices No~e-MN Ci~race ma 1- f: El.rac:ions whmn or.ler given .for ARrx t " At.L WORK. Teeth extracted by the most modern Painless System, . At my Me ropolitan address I have fistedup an up-to-date Surgery with the very latest American Electric Plant, including a Nasal In hater Nitrb Oxidi (as Plant, which is the very latest process for extractmng teeth. Inspectioninvited. TELsPHor la--WindSOr 736. HOURs-g.till 5.30 and 6.30 to 8. . ADDRESS.-24 WILLIAM ROAD, rTOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, s minute Hawksburn Station - ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - Weic khaarct's Charnpion 1000'Gallon 25 gauge ' Orb," Double Rivet...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
The rainfall in Berwick for last month totalled! 371 points. This was 133 points more than was registered for May of last year, when the fall was 238 points. Comparing the first. five months of the present year with the corresponding period of 1913 there is a shortage in the rain fall of about three inches. We have been requested to state that the local handicap at the Beaconsfield Gun Club meet ing on Saturday is restricted to shoo ers residing ' ithin a radius of six miles by road of the Bea consfield post office. We would remind ratepayers that, if they desire to have their names placed on this year's municipal rolls, and have not up to the present Da'd all rates due to the council, they must make payment on or before Wednes day next, as only those who have paid up by that date are entitled to be enrolled. Messrs Keast. Morris and Miles. auctioneers, of Collins Street, Melbourne. report the following recent sales: - On account of B linda Vale syndicate, a further 2871 acres :o Tt...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 3 June 1914
LAST week' Empire Day was celebrated throughout the nation with a magnificence and enthu siasm that eclipsed all former efforts. National and commer cial institutions joined forces with the educational establish ments in fittingly keeping the day. It was not merely a juven ile day as heretofore, but the adults of the empire manife.nted their interest in the movement in an unmistakeable manner. Stirring speeches of a brilliant character were delivered and the spirit of Empire was truly abroad. This is as it should be. This year, however, many forces are at work at home and abroad which cast dark shadows over the horizon of nations, and the sons and daughters of the empire felt as perhaps they have never felt before that it is necessary for all parts of the empire to be drawn closer together, and the worth and significance of empire: realised. The significance of the celebrations was to make people understand the unity and solid arity of the 'empire in all its scattered parts. It was ...