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BERWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
BERWICK, Tho railway department, with ruth loss disregard to the convenience of the travelling public, still persist in dis allowing people to travel this side of WVarragulin the first train on Monday i? tnorning. Itseems to me that a betlter arrangement would be to run the first train as the ordinary and the second as . . an etpress to Warraguli timing it to reach there at about same time as the hrst traih. No one would be tnbs inconvbnienced. i Asaistatnt-.8.M. Pegler has been pro thibted S.M. at Darnuitn. During his term of office here Io has always heen a most obliging and courteous official. He was presented with a suitably inscribed silver cake dish as a memento 9f .his stay here, and thoroughly deserved the presentation. Mr Thoro, of Donnybrook, takes his place. Theo sooner the council appoints a town lamplighter the better for tLoso residents whose brsiness or pleasure takes thorn out of the main street. Mr..,T. S. Koast, M.L.A., visited Beaconsfield at the request of the Pr...
CLAYTON. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
CLAYTON. At the last meeting of the Mulgrave Shire Council, Councillor McLorinan said that.he wished to voice the claims of Clayton residents for better railway accoeneod,,tion fW itilii5. .Fr nlont ths past they had urged the granting of extra trains for tho district, which was rapidly going ahead, over zoo families having settled there within ,he past two years. Not only were residents denied extra trains, but they were prevented from travelling by the MelbourneSale train, which ran half empty. It is felt that a monster petition or deputation should be got un to nrntest nrrninst lth r'inndo.nel mail train being closed to passengers, which is an absurdity. Clayton footballers visited Spring vale on Saturday, and after a rough and ready game, won by 3 points. There was a disgraceful scene at the finish, and some of the Springvale team who were looking for fight got all they wanted. It is difficult to understand why the umpire does not report these pugilistic players, and have -them ...
M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
SM.U.I O.O.F. The half-yearly meeting was held in the Town Hall, Dandenong, on 28th May, Bro. WV. A. Downey in the chair, when the balance sheet for the half-year ending May 28, was submitted by Bro. O. F. A. Todt as follows:-Sick and funeral fund, a credit balance of [5,998/2/8, and in the management fund, [7/3/so, or a total of funds, [2005/6/6, after pay ing for the six months mentioned, [o2/Is/2 in sick pay for members of this lodge only. The sick and funeral funds are invested in sound municipal debentures.
POLITICAL LABOR COUNCIL Rally at Dandenong. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
POLITICAL LABOR COUNOIL Rally at Dandenonfl. There was a fairly good attendance at the Dandenong Town Ihull on Friday night, whteO Mesrss Thoman, blatthewa, ned Art hur. t's.H. In., aidresoel the mseeling, which was arrangcd by the local branch of the P.L.O. Mr Josrph PicktLt, jer., prosident of the Branch, ocenhled the chair and introdu'rd the speakers, who wern lintoned to attentively, and there w s no interruption. Mr ThomRa said that Partiament was faced at the present moment by a double dissoluo tion. Hie did not intend to traretsn the decision of the Ooveroonor cal, hut he migh:t lay stres oen lhe flct that Ills Excel lency had foil option aa to wrhether ho avoold grant the tdoutlhi dinsolution or not. Some persona hid the iden that the Governor General c all not bulp hluself in this matter. Whcn thee qu saian e the double dissilution was bclug discnseed some R woehs itgo in the Hlouse of ReplractativeP. *l V I. Irviu6 had Ittejected, siying, " Do me the justice of sayitig tha...
MULGRAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
LU LG RA VE. As Chairman of the Mulgrave Pro gress Association, Mr T. Madigan wrote to the Postal Department, complaining of the telephone service at Notting Hill, where the public had to wait for hours to get on the 'phone, with the result that we are to have a new telephone line con structed to W\Vheeler's Hill. The work has now started. The Clifton Hill Brick Company has purchased a properly of so acres, at £7o per acre, where they intend to start brick-making at once. Stott's hIave purchased three farms at VWheeler's Hill, whlere they are clearing, and intend planting with apples. There may be a chance of a Business College later on. Mr. Gunthler has purchased part of the farm occupied by Mr F. Peterson from Mr. F. Griffith, at a fair price. Major Stewart has, I learn, de finitely decided to contest the Centre Riding election in August next, and the ratepayers should be very pleased to get the offer of the services of so distinguished a gentleman, and one thoroughly versed in mu...
HOW THE MONTHS WERE NAMED. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
HOW THE MONTHS WERE NAMED. January is of Latin origin, fromn the word Januarius. named by the ancient Romanls ill honor of their so called "god," Janus, to whom the sea son of the year was sacred. February conies from tlhe Latin word Februarius, derived from feb .rum, which, in the Sabine language. mleant a "lpurgaltive e': Ilce con?es the Roman festival of lustration and expiation. March is named in ihonor of Mars. the Romnan godl of war. April derivedt its name from the La tin, Aprills, and that from Aperile, which lealns to openll. May is a name, the origin of which comes fronlte lhe omans. in hollor of Maia, the mother of Mercury and daughter of Atlas. JIte Is a name th:tt all will readily think of whlen they read thie hIistory of tile goddess .Julto. In this montlh, she seemted, from all anecounts, to be greatly worshipped. July is in honor of the great Ronlan, Caius Julius Caesar, who was born at this season of the year. August was lnaled in honor of the great Rolllman emperol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
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DISTRICT NEWS. FAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
Enknownn bbbertiser. DrANoENoG, THUOISDAT, JUNB 18. . DISTRIOT IUWS. SA?AIENH AM. i The new coffee palaco erectedi for Mr Miles is now completed, and should he an acquisition to .the township. Mr Miles took possession last Monday. The lecture delivered here by Mr Sweetland of the " Age," in aid of the piano fund for the South Pakenham Btate School, resu'tod in a profit of £6 11e. There is a good demand for houses here at present. If some of our specu lators would build a couple of decent bottages they shonld be a good invest tnent. The footballers will be able to par take of a shower after their match next Saturday. A punching ball has also been erected in the dressing room. We have had a very cold snap this past few days; old and poor cattle are feeling it very much. The police have received no tidings S of the bicycle stolen from E. Hillbrich. Since then the same young gentleman -ttended a dance not far from hero, SL and someone took his hat and overcoat, i- As others were left in...
THE OLD DOCTOR'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
THE OLD DOCTOR'S STORY. "1 have a little story to tell you, boys," the old doctor said to the young people the other evenling. "One day--a long hot day it had been, too -I met my father on the road to town. 'I wish you wollld take this package to the village for me, Jim,' he said, hesitating. L Now I was a boy of twelve, not fond of work, and was just out of the hayfield, where I had lbeen at work sillce daybreak. I was tired, dusty and hungry. It was two miles into town. I wanted to get my supper and to wash and dlress for singing school. MIy first impulse was to refuse, and to do it harshly; for I was vexed that he should ask me af ter my long dlay's work. If I did re fuse he would go himself--he was a gentle, patient old man-but solme hing stopped nme-one of God's goodl angels, I think. 'Of course, father, I'll take it,' I said. heartily giving my scythe to one of the men. tIe gave me the package. 'Thank you. Jin.' le said, 'I was going myself, but s~omehow 1 doll't feel very str...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. This little frock looks very smart made up of velvet. But it is also very suitable for serge, corduroy, cashmere or any warm material. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 142, cut- in two sizes-for girls of four and six.' This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "EveryTlady's Journal," 376 Swanaton-street, 1Melbourne. State number of pattorn and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to the above address a 48pp. catalogue will be sout to any reader who writes "send free catatlogue,"
SILVER WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
SILVER WEDDING. Mar and Mrs E. HI. Battersby, of "Granite Grove.' Narre WVarren, celebrated their silver wedding on Friday evening, 12bh inst. A number of old friends and relations str roudodedthe tables at the wedding breakfast, which was prettily decked with roles. Or B. fl. Herr, J.P., 1a proposing the health of the bride and bridseroom,said that they had been 'chums" from childhood, and more than friends. While he regretted absent faces, he was pleased to see some of the oldeeLidentities of the district present. Mr and Mre Batteroby had always been good neighbors, and he congranlatetd them and their family that they had sueceeled so well, and reached the twenty-filth mile pout of matrimony wilbont a blemish. The toast (ihanks to Mre Hennedy) was dranak with mosical h0ners. Mr Ilattereby, in responding. said that it gave him and his wife and family great pleassrei to see sa many present, and regretted that some reslatives and friends were absent through illness. It was their irst...
"THE ARCADIANS." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
" THE ARCADIANS." The " Arcadians" Quadrille Club held another of their very popular assemblies (the third of the sason) in the Town Hall, on Thursday even ing last. The occasion was made the more attractive as the date of the assembly happened on the 2ist an niversay of Miss Victoria Swords, daughter of Mrs Fred. W. Swords, president of "The Arcadians," who went to some extra trouble and ex pense in supplimenting the efforts of the " Arcadies " to make the assem blies a success. There were about fifty couples present and all fully en joyed themselves. The floor was in excellent condition, thanks to willing workers, as the poultry show lheld on the Tuesday, did not tend 'to improve it, and required more than ordinary attention. Messrs Leslie Egginton and Otto Fischer, and af ter supper, Mr Willie Campbell. leader of West's orchestra, supplied all the latest dance music, and on several occasions at the conclusion of a waltz, two.step or gaby glide, the nusicians were iouGi.y U.. pti....
AGRICULTURE. TEST YOUR SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
AGRICULTURE. TEST YOUR SEEDS., Testing clover, grass seed, etc.: Take two common plates and get two pieces of cotton cloth about the size of the plates. Dip the cloths into warm water and spread one of them on a plate. Take a handful from the seed that is to be tested and place it on tlhe table. Count out 100 seeds. Scatter these upon the wet cloth on the plate. Spread tlhe other cloth over the seed and press it down. Then turn the other plate upside down on the plate witlh the seeds, leaving the cor ners of the cloths sticking out between the plates. Place where it is reason ably warm, and keep the cloths moist by sprinkllng with water two'or three times a day. Keep a record of the number of seeds that have sprouted each day, until no more seeds show signs of life. A week is as long as this shouldt take. If ninety to ninety flvo seeds grow, the gorunlatlon is pretty good, but below ninety the value of the seed begins to he doubt ful.
THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. According to Mr. Gilbert, author of "IFortunles for Farmeors," spiritless Hodge is to ba supplantcd by an alert blue-slnocked engiteer, who will re ceivo goodl wages and do the work of toen men, and be worth a lundred. If this be the type of man who is to do the tillago of the future, bo will ire qulro a standlard wage as will enable him to live in a good dtwelling, andl thius the rural housinug problem will soon solve itself! Mr. Gilbert hns evidently a wanrm heart for small canlnot be established onywhlere-olrly on better soils can they succeed."