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PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MIAGYARh DRESS. This useful little magyar dress may be made of delaine and trimmed with fancy braid. It is also lsuitable for cashmere, serge or flannel. It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 125 and is cut in one size ronly- for a child of two years. Thins pattern may be bought for niiitpeneice froml local pat.tern agent, or will lie sent post free to anyo addri',.v it ttitnrpenrce in stamps is slit Dept. "A,," "Evryla3dy's Jourai," 7; S:vanston-street, Mell;bour;ne. St:ate nullmber of pattern and size retquird. If a peitly stamp i's sent o above itad dress, a ilSpp. catalogue will b,: ?'ett to any reader who write: "aend f:-, catalogue." The Vereio'ra tt aerger: "it l,:: torner liis \Vlltiamr tite Itehititn tie. Oltt iln, 'itier yell ,;ll' :i. 'emr, are the toors o' (it I"'tt , Robin 'Ood, ton (sardinil \':!,y. Now, ldoes thiat gilidie-book, aiti i 1 you 'ave in your ',l, toll t o' s -w is lyin' 'ere, sir?" Thee Sceptical ''oturist:: "No; btim I can ...
WHY BAD TEMPER MAKES YOU UGLY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
WHY BAD TEMPER MAKES YOU UGLY. By a Medical Man. It is said by many people that, whilst the art and science of surgery ad pances by leaps and bounds, the s;iter science of metdicine moves onearsi. very slowly. This shows lack of !now ledge. It must be admitted that sur gery has made marvellous progress of late years. Things thiounht in:pos sible a score, even a dozen yea.rs ago are of everyday occurrence now. An incised woundl of the heart htas been stitched up, a ruptured bladd-r sutured, a stomach removed, the Iares Intestine excised, a piece of dtishaued bone sawn off and a piece of sound bone grafted in its place, :ol all the patients recovered. But the pIyslcians have not been ille. The researclle in embryology, tracing tile origin Af tissues and the gradual building-up of the more complicated organs, hIve thrown much-needed light on the me-t vital phenomena of life. Inquiries into the molecuhlir changes of nerve cell.. the chemistry of the human bodly, thi? actvlties of certai...
FOOLHARDY GUIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
FOOLHARDY GUIDES. The guides who conduLct touri(ts to Vesuvius often go to ridicu lous risks to amuse their patrons. A favourite expedient is to take an egg and put it into a small fis sure in the mountain side to he boiled by the heat. The tourist is not allowed to. leave the path and go to the fissure; so does not re alise that the guide. in order to reach a point where the trick is practicable, has to walk across a layer of lava which is so thin that it nmay break at any moment. Should it do so, the man's leg?s will go through into actually mol ten lava, -wthtl fatal results. The Italians seem to think nothing of the risk, and gladly undergo it to earn a franc, or even for brn undo's sake, to amuse the tourist who is employing them. Orie of the most ldaring exlploits on record is that of a steeple climber, who, some years ago, com reived the novel idea of cc.lehrating the Emperor's birthday by climl ing the steeple of St. Stephcn's at I'ienna, nnd there hoisting a flag. Sorme ass...
LADIES' COLUMN. THE WOMAN-AT-ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. S THE WOMAN-AT-ARMS. I ride to a tourney wit!l sordid things: They grant no lquarter, but what care M v casque is crested with Iron wings, .ndi loVe. for a: sword, 2at ly stirrup swings, S\And shrill inmy car Truth's trumpet sings: "To:Iugh t ey slay you, you shall not die!" i hav\' b:rterrld and begged, I have cheated and lied; 13u. nos, however the battle betide, Uncowedi by thie clamor, .I ride, ride, ride! Whio will may splinter the shopmen's panes; Such deeds as these be no deeds of mine. Not by tumultnor wrong do ]?mea sure my gains, But where gentleness triumphs and violence wanes . With foot in the stirrup and hand on the reins You may see my buckler shine. I have been wanton and queen and bride, I have veiled my soul for my body's pride, Now, mighty in armor, I ride, ride, , ride! I ride to the battle with lust and greed. Why marvel ye then at a woman in arms? I am sprung from the loins of a mar tial breed Hleir to the lances at Runnymede, Cromwell's courage...
THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BRLDGE. A project is on.foot for building a bridge neross the Tludson River, uniting New York with Newv Jer sey. The lIllns sillllii.tted trollteltl plate the biggest brirldge in the world., n?nl e~tilllt ? e t re-ost at £S,25)0.mnio. T',wi.r ri ne:l-ly as high as thle; FIilTel 'Trm,-r :vnulI, he nnlo(,:; ,ar>- to c'arr:," ; i nelal spin tro pro ir o lc lCrlOllllll lli.ti fi) r hIl), I - gll er ? pI ho''. iIight tllrackli ire ('lont, ltei,1 ,d, ('l -l:-rilr Ot f i t Inr-I .1]ii.;.il If T~ici- iiy,n-r;l ?iii.d t li" ]I igh .a i. i o t jerr ,iit i thin ,hi - r, tie iili f i.,b t i cr el: in'les t. Th, bt i.ri:' dck r .rill i - i0iti '-idft S irl thr e in ov. rs ti. ici , t Ii- ,i ll- lR ii 2)atlt. I lier i? t, ; d tisc e, .,ight't i?jute threi oh" then pa tae an?, 3101r sub~jected 1,) consierablel_ istroe, nhre ntre h (r. likely to ( c' ic Ilal i l es l " ileh c.s, : th," n o:, ,f gl,;e is Dr,,ltablel. .[akeP ,.|he gl" I .[tIILkI ; irnm lla ,*e a stick 1l,ou...
EDUCATION OF THE YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
EDUCATION OF THE YOUNG. By a Mother. For all purposes of permanent in fluence, no period is like childhood and youth. And a man's youth, for moral improvement, lasts the whole of his allotted lifetime on earth. Some young people grow old too fast for their highest advantage. They think they have finished their education while yet in their teens. And some mothers foolishly grant practical ad mission to the.idea. But education is never finished so long as opportunity continues, however early it may com mence. The whole of this short life may be called the period of youth for purposes of improvement. It is the period that determines the weal or woe that comes after it. And of this brief probation the first half is gen erally decisive of all that follows. The shape of the tree is that which it took when a twig.' "The chTild is father to the man," simply because the man is formed in childhood. Old age is generally the ripe fruit of which childhood and youth are the seed-time and period o...
Easier to Spell. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
Easier to Spell. It was a bitterly cold night, and the sergeant in charge of the police station was congrratulating himself that he na lunger had to patrol a beat. ilis thoughts were disturbedl by the entrance of I'.-c. Pooke, recently from the country. °What are you . doing oil your bent ?" demanded the sergeant. "Come to report a 'orse dropped dead in Nebuchadrnezzar Street," grunted the frozen Pooke. "Well, sit down and make out your report at once, and don't waste any time about it !".retortedl the sergeant, who was something of a disciplinarian. Dos'n sat Pooke and wrote, with much diflicalty, for somn minutes. "Sergeant," he said, looking lup. "ITo1 do you spell Nebuchadnez zar ?" "If you don't know, I ain't going to tell you !"" once more gruntel the officer. Pooke pondered the matter for a considerable time, then rising wear ily, prepared to leave the station "Where .aie you going ?" asked his superior. "Y'ou've not made out the report yet.'? "Goin' to lugh the'orse into the...
DIFFERENCE IN GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
DIFFERENCE IN GOLD. Most people suppose (says an as sayer) that all gold is alike when re fined; but this is not the case. An experienced man can tell at a glance from what part of the world a gold pieces comes, and in some cases from whit part of a particular gold district the metal was obtained. The Australian .gold, for instance, is dis tinctly redder than the Californian, and this difference in color is always perceptible, even when the gold is 1000 fine. Again, the gold obtained from the placers Is yellower than that which is taken directly from quartz. Why this should be the case is one of the mysteries of metallurgy, for the pla cer gold all comes from the veins. The Ural gold is the reddest found any where. Few people kn w the real color of gold as it is seldom seen unless heav ily alloyedI which renders it redder than when pure. The purest coins ever made were the 50 dollar pieces that used:to be common in California. Their coinage was abandoned for two reasons first becaus...
Woman Proclaims Martial Law. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
Woman Proclaims Martial • 3-Law. (:overnor West, of Oregon, took strong action recently against the ton iof Copperfiell, in that State, anld y, means of his secretary., Miss Fern 1oblls, turned every olticial of the town out of - office, and for cilily closedl nll illecal saloons. Ac cording to newspaper reports. Cop perfieldi had refused to obey the li quor. laws, andl it was alleged that the mayor and several of the coun cil were interested in %a nulnlber of saloons. which were being run ille gally. The Governor sent his lady secretary, in order not to canuse alarm, as it, was known that; the liquor interests of the town would fight nny toercion. The town olfi cials Ialghedl at Miss Hlobbs when she eleilianel, in the Ilnamle of the Governor, their resignations, but nhile their attention was being di verted to what they considered the peaccdul tiission of MIiss lHobbs, a trainload of mnilitit nrriveld, andi quietly took Ipossession of the town. The (;overntor's edict was then ear r...
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. There are in Montreal at the pres ent time four members of the most exclusive club in the world-the "Cir cumnavigators' Club"-and they are searclling for men who have travelled round tihe world. Tile club has quar ters in New York Melbourne and Duenos Ayres. This month they in tend to get to;,ether for tile first din ncr this club hIas held on Canadian :soil. One of the circumnnavigators has been dteputed to find out how many othe-r globe4-rotters there are in Mon treal who can conme Iup to tile require mollte of the club. In order to he come a mnmber one must actuaIly thave circumnavigated the globe. Many international celebrities in politl l literature art and blusiness have joined the Clrcumniavigatorn' in the past few years. Admiral Peary prsidbled at the annualI dinner recent ly In New York- Thi as ws attended hy 12. memnbers a good muster con sdltleriut;y the fact that many of tile nlmsnlcrs are constantly on thelr roullnts from collntry to country. Ad miral...
MYSTERIES OF THE OCEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
MYSTERIES OF THE OCEAN. Everyone knows that sailors get the credit of spinning yarns so tough that no one will swallow them ex cept the Marines, who are popular ly supposed to be gullible enough to swallow unything. But it is doubt ful if the toughest sailors .yarn ever conceived could possibly'be one whit more amazing or incredible than are many well attested facts. THIE CASE OF, THIE ItESOLt"IfY. The brig Resolven. left in -Augus 1884. with a crew of eleven all told. Early in the morning of the third day after leaving port she was discovered by H.lM. gunbout Mallard quite deserted. .The conm mander of the .Mlal?ard had his at tention.drawn to.her owing to the strangeness of her behaviour. On hailing her and getting no re ply a boat was sent nhoard her." So far as could be seen everything was In proper order. 11er log-book was postedl to' within si. hours of being sightedl by the gunbtat. The gslley fire sals alight, and both the tinnacle lamp and side lights were hurning. HIer sai...
Then Polly Spoke. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
SThen Polly Spoke. Young Ilankinson (making a call): You have had that parrot a long time. Miss Laura. Miss Laura: Yes; we have had him several years. Young Hankinson: Quite Intellgent. is he not? Miss Laura: Very. He can Imitate almost anything. Young Hankinson: They have a re markably clever parrot over at the Casterlins', Miss Laura. II can imitate the sound of a kiss to perfection. Is that among the accomplishments of out feathered friend here in the corner? lMids Laura (Indignantly): No, sir. He does not attempt an imitation or a sound he is not accustomed to hear. Mr. Hlanklnson. The Parrot: Walt, George, dear, till I take this bird out of the room. "Me good fellow," said the English tourist, "kin you direct me to a place where one may get a good drink?" "Well," replied-the thirsty: native, "I kin direct yer better to a place two kin git a good' drink." "Yon seems to find your book very interesting. Miss Maidstone." "Yes; It is one of the most charming stories I have ever read...
HARKAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
HIARKAWAY. The road at Harkaway from the post office, past Lhe hall, to the bridge, is in a bad state and hopes were entertained that the council would do something to improve it. The road is much used by those gonomg to the post office and the publi.c hall, and at the last mee ing of the council a petition, signed by ne:lriy every resident in fHarkaway, was re ceive?di in regard to the matter, in which attention vs dc'awn to the road and suggestions made for its imp-ovemnnt. With a view to inspecting the road the ridiag council ors :mnd Mr r TRam age visited Harkaway on FriJay last, where they were met by a number of the ratepayers After looking over the road the coun cillors decided that it would be inadvisable so carry out any work there until levels were taken by the engineer. The woric will now be held over till the next financial year. Arrangements are to be made at a meeting to be held to morrow for a tea-meeting in coa nection with the public hall.
In a Village Post-Office. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
In a Village Post-Office. The woman who had charge of a :?ertaiin village post-omice was strongly j.spected of tampering with parcels ,itrusted to her care. One day a rosy-cheekedc youngster, .:.r-sscd in his best clothes, entered Ihb post-otlice and carefully laid a ,nuwe slice of iced cake on the counter. "With my sister-the bride's com pliiulents, and will you please eat as much as you can," he said. The post-mistress smiled delight cdly. "How very kind of the oride to remember me," she cried. "Did she know of my weakness for wedding cake?" "She did:" answered the youngster. coldly, "and she thought she'd send you a bit of it this afternoon, Just to take the edge off your appetite before she posted-any boxes off to her Irfeonds!"
DANDENONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
DANDENO.C MIARKET. MIessrs Adamson, Srrett!e & Co, Joseph Clark, and Co. and Alex Scott and Co. corjointly report: Medium supply of dairy clttle forward and prices all round were easier, especially for in ferior surts. Prices ranged from Li1I to L7 10s. There was about the usual yarding of store cattle and the prices about the same. There was a short supply of pigs and prices firm. Good quality calves brought 50s, medium to 40s, light 25s to 30s, small from 5s.
The Conductor Was Worried. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
The Conductor Was Worried. The conductor was inclined to seek for sympathy. "Do you see that woman on the left hand side of the car, up near the front?" he asked the thin man at the rear. 4 "Yes, I see her." "The one with the dizzy hat?" "Yes." "Well, I think she's tryin' to cheat ime out of a fare. When I went in to collect she never looked around, an i ain't quite sure that she didn't pay me before-although I'm almost poslt tive about it She looks to me like a woman who'd be glad to stir up a tfusms. I can pick 'em out as far as I a;in see 'em.. You never spot a woman with a face like that who isn't ready to bluff her way anywhere. i wish to goodness I knew whether shle'd paid'her fare or not." "I wouldn't worry about It any more," said the thin man. " I paid tile lady's fare some time ago-she's my wife." O
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
FOOTBALL. ?!:I; 7 : • or~r. At the last e tng: of . the :B- erwick Fo.t~all Ctub it was de cided to run a serie.s of sozials and the first w'.s held on Satu: (ly e'enini ai d i.vS a gre:lt sucecess. T>he h:il ?;as nicely de co::Lt.'d by the lady supolte-rs, and the music was supplied by those gnoi supporters-Mr and Mrs J ,. Ri-hardson-and was all that coaid be desired. Mr D Currie, as .master of cermonies, zmiade things merry. Mrs E. J. Fritzi?tf aan Miss Edie iceKay had charge of the catering da pa:tment and were ably assisted -by Miisos Esie McKay Ar.nie : McKay :,nd-iene Hehir, Messrs E. J. Fi z'aff. Dick Winter, Fred F jitzl.fF and Hugo Avard. Supper a is su; plied at 10-50 and dancing cntir.ued to 11.50 p.m, when. ail decla ed they had spent a very enjoyable evening: The next social will be held on the 27th inst. and is sure to be well patronised. There will bea meeting of the social committee on Friday evening, when the secretary will present a bilance sheet. The Berwick te...
Kept Quiet. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
Kept Quiet. A man who had purchased a fine ..,king mare discovered, after driv ng the animal for a week, that she ,as blind. Shortly afterwards he ...lcceded in disposing of her, as the ;'fect did not lessen her speed or de ,..,ct from her general. appearance. m'e next day the owner of tie mare ipeared. "L ' say, you.know that mare you sold 'iil5-.he began. "She's stone blind." "I know lt."'replied her last owner ithll an easy air. "'You didn't say anything to me ,hout it," said the purchaser, his face lashed with anger. "\\'ell, you see," replied tile other. tile manl who sold her to me didn't tell me about it, and I thought, per haps, he didn't want it known."
A NEW BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
A HEW BOOK. Mi r Nathan F. Spielvogel pub lished a bqok entitled "The Gamsacker on Tramp" a few years ago'~which achieved a great success. This ie followed with _'The Cockey Farmer," and now he has issued a new book-" Tue Gumsucker at Home"-a copy of whichis just to hand from Geo. Robertson and Co., of Melbourne. Like Mr Spielvogel's first produc :tion, the "Gumsu ker at Home " is written in a descriptive and Shumorous style, the w.riter giving his.impressions of t'wns he has I visited and people he has met, in i a chatty and entertaining way. I As the book is published at ls it should meet with ready sale. Mr Spielvegel is a schoolmaster, and about four years ago he had charge of the local school for a few weekp dnring the absence of Mr Rankine, and his impressions of Berwick are humorously given ,under the heading " Where There's Lots of Time." We apend a few extracts : "Some time in the forties some immigrants from tIerwick, on the Border, came and took up land here, and that is ...
Spending the Holiday. Time: Saturday, 2.25 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 17 June 1914
9 - Spending . Holiday. Time: Saturday, 2.25 p.m. Mrs. T. Mlashie at the window look ng out wistfully into the sunshine. Mr. T. Mashie appears, every detail f i his costum.- suggesting a lon-lng for the links. Ili??a p is in his lhand ndt his ciubs within a.tchling di-s tance. For the fraction of an Instaut let leans nonchalantly against the ,do.rway. 'l,'cll, mny dear," het asks. "how n::I wec spenit our hialt-holihay? Shall "u ,otor or drive or walk? Hecause," ,a..d 7, as Sirs. T. l.ashle Is ablout to ,i'ad.k "If you really don't care about wy of these things, I have an engage nant to play golf at halt-past two, and -by Jove, I must be off at once!"