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MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 15th. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 15th. Alex. Scott and Co., Pty. Ltd., Jos. Clarke and Co., and Adamson,.Strettle and Co Pty. Ltd., conjointly report:-- Dairy cattle - A light yarding of springers and milkers which sold quite up to late quotations, and the supply of backward, store, and young cattle was heavy and prices easier; some of the principal lots are as follows: Milkers, H. Gamble, six to £26 5s; G. Barker, one at £26 10s; F. McCraw, one at £25 5s; J. West, three-to £21; H. Masters, one at £20; R. Preston, one at £18 2s 6d; S. Kingston, one at £20 5s; R. Hallinan, one at £18; A. Gardiner, one at £16 10s; B. Eden, two to £15 17s 6d; H. Cowan, one at £22. Springers-R. Hallinan, nine to £15 10s; V. Hayes, two to £14 12s 6d; L. Corrigan, five to £14 10s; A. Gunr, 14 to £14 O10s; C. Young, one at £1315s Milo Bourke, one at £15; D. Henry, four at £13 7s 6d; N. Bowman, one at £16 2s 6d; McMillan Bros., one at £16 5s; H. Parogreen, one truck to £16 10s; Jas. Cotter, 44...
MR KEAST AT CORA LYNN. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
MR KI(EAST AT CORA LYNN. Speaking at the opening of the Cora Lynn show on Saturday, Mr W. S. Keast, M.L.A. said he was pleased to be present to open the show, which was one of education,, more especially to the farming industry. lHe said- he considered the exhibits of potatoes were particularly good andu he thought that the Cora Lynn and Banyip dis tricts and the Swamp in general could grow potatoes equal to any to be found in any part of the world. He had noticed that Mr Fisher and Mr Roper had obtained first and second prizes at Romsey, which was looked uponas one of the best potato growing districts in the State, and he felt sure that the Kooweerup Swamp in general had a very great future, more especially now that the drainage scheme had been passcd, and the place would rapidly come into production. Mr Keast congratulated the ladies on the excellent display of bread and cakes and said that the married men of the district were fortunate in having wives who could turn out such fine...
BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
S BERWIUK SHIRE COUNCIL. The or.iin;ry monthly meeting of the local shire council took place at Paken ham last Saturday. The following members were present:-Crs'W. Close (president), Dore, Walsh, Cuuning ham, a'Beckett, Sharp, Henty and Martin. . FINANCE. S Accounts amounting to £573 103 4d :-?w:: ere passed for payment. :I - CORRESPONDENCE. :: ) :ronm Ellen B. Elder, Berwick. ask i .ng-that a tree on the old shire hall ' ground be removed.-Attended to. S From Department of Public. Works asking for information as to an unused road at Kooweerup East.-Attended to. SFrom C. H. Button, seeking permis sion to remove some dead trees, fron Knox's road.-Permission granted on the motion of Crs Martin and Ion.:'.y F rom A. S. Chirnside, Berwick, complaining that in making the bridge at Beaconsfield his fences had beeni . hterfered with, and asking that the matter be given immediate attention. -The secretary suggested that the Riding councillors should make an in : spection of the road next we...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
To the Editor. Sir-It should be of great interest and practical advantage, that of hav ing a local paper in our midst, partic ularly for the Gembrook and Cockatoo portions of the Shire of Berwick, which have been very much in the dlark as to what is going on around us, and practically no opportunity of mak ing known the conditions and wants and wishes of the people. The paper should be of great benefit in many ways, and particularly in dealing with council matters. There are also many items of district news which should appear in a local paper, and which would, make interesting reading, and its publication be of "advantage to the district. We need in these somewhat backward districts all the local or other information obtainable, suitable and helpful in the advancement of the district. The pioneers have their work cut out, and not much time at their disposal for recreation, or facilities to get about to- obtain information requisite for the many branches con nected with general farm...
CLEARING SALE, CARDINIA. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
CLEARING SALE, CARDINIA. Adamson, Strettle and Co. Pty. Ltd. report holding a clearing sale in the estate of the late J. G. Wenn, on the 9th instant, when they disposed of the whole of his cattle, horses, imple ments and household furniture to a large attendance of buyers, and a good sale. Milkers, calved some time, £17 t6 £20 7s 6d, springers £13 10s to £19 10s, 20 months heifers to £10, 6 pair working bullocks £32 per pair, piano £25 O10s, implements, etc., at good values.
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor "Pakenham Gazette." [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor " Pakenham Gazette."' Sir,-The first issue of your paper gives great promise of filling a long felt want in this district, and, as Pak enham is the center of a large and important fruitgrowing portion of the State, the devotion of a liberal portion of your space to topics of interest' to growers would, I am sure, be much ap preciated by them. In reading " Jona than's" letter in your first issue, .a matter mentioned there, viz. Mr Ever ist's scheme for a cooI store, struck me?s being one on which you might invite the opinion of practical growers in the district. This I am sure would create an interesting and educational controversy, and tend to elucidate many points which present difficulties in connection with the practicability of iproceeding with the scheme at the pre sent time. There are many other topics also, which from the fruit growers' point of view could, with great advantage, be discussed through the medium of your paper. Trusting Shat these s...
Beaconsfield News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
Beaconsfild News. Mr Geo..W. Martin has disposed of his business at Beaconsfield, the Fur chaser being Mr McFarlane. 'A party of returned soldiers were entertained here a fortnight ago, and had a good time, the residents sparing no pains to make the outing enjoyable. News has been received from Cpl. C. Whiteside, at the front. Amongst other things he reports that he has seen James Adamson, Hugo Avard and Ellis Loveridge, all of whom werewell at the time of writing. Messrs Clarke and Co. will hold a furniture sale here today (Friday) on amcount of Mrs Burton. The local Church of England's annual social is to take place on 1st June. A special programme is being arranged for the occasion. A former resident of this district- Gunner Ern Pryor - was killed in action in France on April 8th. Deceased enlisted in Melbourne and left here in September last. Previous to enlisting he was farming on Sale road, Officer. With a view to assisting the school - patriotic fund, there is to be a euchre ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
Pakenhamrr Garage AND MOTOR SERVICE STATION. (Opposi e Railway Statio_) Cars for Hire, Day and Night. A I Accessories. - B-nziue, &c, Stocked. CHIAiRGES MODERATE. - Phone "STEPHENSON and BLOOMFIELLD, Proprietors. Loea: Agent - Reliable ', Shackloth ' Eske Bike Repairs and all Duplicates. +ij: General Storekeeper and Baker. ~f PI. O'Halloran, MAIN ROID, PAK-.NHAMi OLD. Standard Goods. Quality Always Tells. Prices Right. F:o r. Chaff, Bran, Pollard, Wheat, Oats, Potatoes and all kinds o' Pzcduce. Crockery and Glassware of every Descrip.ion. Ladies'. Menss. Youths' and Children's Boots. Only one Quality - The very Best. Butter and Eggs bought. - Highest prices, any quantity. Delivery Carts - Township and District daily. All orders promptly attended to. The Place to get a Square Deal; P7rNiuP G)UISDlr4ER (LATE OF COCKATOO),. Wholesale and Retail Butcher, MAIN STREET, PAKENHAM. New and Up-to-date Brick Premises. Only Best Qualities Supplied. Corned Beef a Specialty. Sausages Fres...
Berwick News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
Berwick News. The Rev. W. Murray, who has ac cepted the call to the local Presby terian Church, is to be inducted into his new charge on Thursday next, at a special service to be held at 3 o'clock. At its conclusion a welcome social is to be held in the Rechabite Hall. The Rev. H. Buntine, of Dan denong, will conduct the church ser vices next Sunday. Mr Howard Berry, of Melbourne, visited Berwick last Saturday, and de livered an address under the auspices of the local branch of the Red Cross Society, in support of the British Red Cross Appeal. There was a good attendance, and Mr Berry gave added interest to his address by.exhibiting a number of articles made by the boys at the front from old shells, etc. Mr Berry's appeal for funds met with a liberal response. £13 being donated, which sum has since been considerably increased. At the close a vote of thanks was passed to the speaker on the motion of Mr W. Wilson and Mr A. Greenwood. At a meeting held on Tuesday even ing, Mr E. E. Gar...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
At last Saturday's meeting of the local council it was unanimously de cided to donate another £100. to the building fund of the Warragul Hos pital, the Pakenham and Iona ~dings to contribute £30 each, and Berwick and Beaconsfield ridings £20 each. A deputation consisting of Cis Davine (Warragul), Casey (Buln Buln), and Campbell (Narracan) pointed out that the committee needed funds to further equip the Infectious Ward, and urged the council to become full contributors by adding another £100 to the sum previously given, bringing their total to £200. A report of- the deputation is unavoidably held over. Arrangements are being made for the holding of a concerton the 9th of June, in aid of the funds of the local recreation reserve. A specially good programme is being prepared for the occasion, and the committee are hope ful that the entertainment will be well supported as they are desirous of re ducing the bank overdraft on the reserve account. Upper Pakenham residents have arranged for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 18 May 1917
BtBusiness .NVotices. :: PAKENHAll COFFEE PALACE. . O M I C; : S, PROPRiIETOR, - Commercial Room, Gcod Stabling. Exiellent AZccommodation for Boarders. Good Table. Tariff Modera:te Acetylene Gas. - Daily Papers. - Piano. IR S. E, V. GAB B ET , : . . (Next Coffee Pa'ace), ?i: ~Drapery and riillinery.:: A most pleasing variety of L?taest Novaelties for Autumn and Winter. • . - New Season's Coats. - . - Attractive B'ouaes. Ladies' and Chil-re' a Hats. S.Dress Goods. - General Drapary. - Fancy Goods. Haberd shery, fMaochester,' and Mercery. ANDERSON B R OS., cARTERS AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREAT'ION RESERVE -ooo Ploughing Done Anywhere, Lowest Price Daywork or per Acre, New Ground Broken Up. -oco - : - iWe are EiparOrchard Cultivators. - - Ou. : : r Work in this Direction most Carefully IDone. jJUST IN Good .1. i ? " H NNOD~ .i~ a, · . K The Grandest Remedy for C t 7 ?"7 , -, ~ COU~GHS an~d COLDLS A dose or two Is geaerally sulffic~ezi KEEP A BOTTLE IN TH HOUSE SOLD bt a...
Used to It. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
Used to it. The new curate was going the rounds of the slum district to which he had lately been appointed, and was much shocked at the conduct of a shabbily-dreSsed old man, who knock ed at the door of every house in the street and then furiously abused the owners who answered him. "What a strange old man!" he re marked to one of the householders. "Why is he allowed to go about and say those terrible things to these people?" "Oh, they don't mind him! Hie's all right. They're used to him. He's a harmless old lunateic, and he's been going about like this for the last ten years." "Dear me! Surely he ought to be put under restraint! What do you think is the cause of his behavior?" "Optlmism-that's what he's suIffer nlg from. 'You see, he's the land lord of these houses, and he's been coming round like this every Monday for ten years to get the rent-and he still tancies that he'll get it!"
ADVICE TO THE MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
ADVICE TO THE MARRIED. The last word is the most danger ous of infernal machines. Husband and wife should no more fight to get it than they wouldl struggle for the possession of a lighted bombshell. .M1arried people should study each other's weak parts of the ice, in or der to keep off them. Ladies who marry for love should remember that the union of angels with women has been forbidden since the flood. The wife is the sun or toe social system. Unless she attracts, there is nothing to keep heavy bodies, like husbands, from flying into space. The wife, who should properly dis charge her duties, must never have a soul above trifles. Don't trust too much to good tem per when you get into an argument. Sugar is the substance most univers ally diffused through all natural pro ducts. Let married people, therefore. take a hint from this provision of Nature. Though sometimes small evils, like invisible insects, inflict pain, and a single hair may stop a vast machine. yet the chief secret of ...
BRITAIN'S NATIONAL THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
BRITAIN'S NATIONAL THEATRE. There are few theatres with a more Interesting history than tile historic house in Drury Lane. In the first place, the theatre is open without any licence from the Lord Chamberlain, as the Royal Letters Patent were first granted by Charles II. to Thomlnas Kil ligrew, grlom of the chamber to tile King. It is diffiicullt to conceive that the most gigantic theatre in the King (1or1 shohld at one time have been soltl for the consideration of half a sovereign; yet such indeed has been the case. For over 200 years, up to the close of the nineteenth century. Drury Lane was guardled by soliers during every performance. The cnstom originatedl dluring thile reign of George II.. whose life was once attempted when he was P'rince of Vales by a fanatic. The guardrcom, however, being In a very bad state, the general commanding tile home district withdrew thle troops. Since its opening in 1i63 the thea tre has seen many innovations, amlong themll being the introduction o...
Cicely Vibart's Love. (Published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright.) CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
Cicely Vibart's Love. By ANNIE HAYNES Author of "Lady Carew's Secret," "Footprints of Fate," Etc.. Etc. (Published by Special Arrangement.) (Copyright) CIIAPTER XII. Pretty Barbara Barrington was exe cuting a pirouette as she gazed at her reflection in the long mirror that ran from the floor to the ceiling be tween the windows in the drawing room. WVhat she saw there pleased her evidently-she flushed and smiled as she glanced-.yet Barbara was in clined to be critical to-night-for someone was coming to dinner in whose eyes she wanted to look her very best She bent forward and al tered the position of the crimson roses that were stuck carelessly in her high waist-belt. She was ix white this evening like Alma Beresford, but her gown had not come from Ma ,lame Lolorth; it had been put to gether by the village dressmaker, with a good deal of help from Bar bara's own clever fingers. It was fashioned of white ninon, and had lit tie of cut or style, but its very sim plicity suited her slim ...
Ladies' Column. POTATO POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
Ladies' Column. POTATO PONT'S. A.most everybody is storing pota toes nowadays, and as this vegetable is such an important food, the fol lowing tips may come in handy: Don't pare potatoes and put them into cold water; they lose much of their nutritious value if treated in this way. Boil them in their jackets and, skin afterwards, When boiling or steiming, however, slit the skin at each end to prevent the potatoes he coming stodgy. For baked potatoes, see that they are pricked well before being placed in the oven. The skin cannot then ""atre" on to the flesh. If you must pare your potatoes and coo'rery economists never advise this unless the surface is bruised steam them in the very smallest quantity of boiling water, to which has been added a little salt. Use the liquid up afterwards for your soup.. Take a peep at yollr store cuplboard every morning to assure yourself that your potato and onion stores are keeping fresh and healthy. The Board of Agriculture advocates the sprink ling o...