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FOR MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
FOR MOTHERS. To bring a child up in the way he should go, travel that way yourself. Stories first heard at the mother's knee, are never wholly forgotten, a little spring tllat never dries up in our journey through scorching years. The sooner you get a child to be a law unto himself, the sooner you will make a mall of him. Children need models more than criticism. We can never check what is evil in tlhe'young unless we cherish what is good in them. Line upon line, precept upon pre cept, we must have in a home, But we must also have serenity, peace, and the absence of petty fault-finding, if the home is tobe a nursery fit for heaven's growing plants. There are no men or women, how ever poor they may be, but have it in their power, to leave behind them the grandest thing on earth-charac ter; and their children might rise up alter them and thank God that their mother was a pious woman, or their father a pious man. Train your girls to be punctual, trustworthy, and honest, so that if they...
Spending the Holiday. Time: Saturday, 2.25 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
Spending to Holiday. Time: Saturday, 2.25 p.m. Mrs. T. MJashie at the windlow look ug out wistfully into the sunlls hine. Sir. T. Mtsllie appears, every detail ,f his costurmn suggestluing a longing bor the links. Ils ?P is In his hand and his clubs within tnatchiing dis tance. For the fraction ot an llnstLanllt he leans nonchalantly against the doorway. "Well, my dlear," he asks, "ho, s:all we spend our hal,-holiday? Shall we motor or drive or walk? Because," raplidly, ts Mrs. T'. nMaslie is about to speak, "it you really don't care about any of these things. I have an engago ment to play golf at half-paist two, and -by Jove, I must be off at once!"
Kept Quiet. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
Kept Quiet. A man who ha?d purchased a line looking mare dliscovered, after 'lriv ing the animal for a week, that she was blind.. Shortly. afterwards he succeededt in disposing of her, as the ,l,'fect dlid not lessen Iher slced or le tract from her general. Ilai?ra;lllce. I'he next day the owner of the marte .tlearel. "I say, you knowV that Imare "oi sold ime?" he began. "She's stone blind." "I know it." replied her last owni with an easy air. "You didnl't say :-anything to me tbout it," said the purchaser, his face ullshed with anger. . "'\Vel. you see," replied the other. "'tie man who sol iher to moe didn't tell me about it. and I thought, Der .haps, he didn't want it known."
HUNTING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
HUNTINr. The meet of the Melbourne Hounds at Lyndhurst on Satur day was a great succas. The day was a perfect one for an outing. Sixty-nine riders, besides several others driving, took part. The tram was a little late, so a hurried start was made, and be fore many minutes had passed the huntsmen were off in search of game. Off across Mr Green's they .wVent, then up the Cran bourne road for about a mile, until they came to Mr. McLeod's Tie hounds when thrown into cover did not keep the followers long waiting in anticipation, for almost at once they announced that they had found. Reynard was not one of the straight-going brigade, being content to dodge from one cover to another,.ar.nd await a favourable opportunity tc go to esrth. The field, however, was soon scattered in all diree tions, owing to so much doubling, consequently the quarry was given an unusually uncomfortable time. A splendid sight was wit ness.d as over fifty well-mounted huntsmen jumped the Hallam's road double into ...
Then Polly Spoke. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
"Then Polly Spoke. Young Iaultinson (making a call): You have had that parrot a long tnme 1Miss Laura. .1iss Laura: Yes; we have had him several years. Young Hankldnson: Quite lntellgent is he not? Miss Laura: Very. Hie can imitat:e almost anything. Young Ilankinson: They hi:ave a re markably clever parrot over at the Casterlins'., Miss aIura. I can Imitate the sound of a kiss to perfection. tn that among the accomiplishments of our feathered friend here in the corner? Miss Laura (indignantly): No, sir. HIe does not attempt an imitation of a ouund he is not accustomned to hear. Mr. Ilankinson. The Parrot: Wait. George, 'lear, till I take this bird out of theroom. "M1e good fellow," said the English tollrist, "kin you direct me to a plate where one may get a good drink?" "Well," repluod the thirsty native. "I kin direct yer better to a place two kin git a good drilnk." "You seems to lind your book'very interesting. Miss Maidstone." "Yes; it is one of the most charming stories I have ...
ADVANTAGES OF THE SILO. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
ADVANTAGES OF THE SILO. Silage keeps. young stock thrifty and growing all winter. It enables cows to produce milk and butter more economically. Silage is more conveniently handled than dry fodder. The lsilo prevents waste of maize, which contain about one-third the food value of their entire 'bcrop. There are no aggravating maize stalks in the manure when silage is fed. The silo will mjake palatable food of stuff that would not otherwise be eaten. It enables a larger number of ani-. mals to be maintained on a given number of acres. It enables the farmer to preserve food which matures at a rainy time of the year, when drying. would be next to impossible. It is the most economlcal method of supplying food for the stock dur ing the hot dry periods in summer when the pasture is short.
WHY WOMEN SHOULDN'T FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
WHY WOMEN SHOULDN'T FLY. '-4-- I (By B. C. BUCKS, THE UPSIDE DOWN AVIA1,OR.) Flying is a ma~n' ?,isin'sn. and a woman hain't the right tyve of mind to ccrg.," in it suceav.fully. That is the cli! rLqason why I d'nut approve of girls becmJlnr;g ;tsiators. On more than one oce.:,i.,n when I have ben up in the air with a lady passenger, the machine has side-lslip pedl or struck an air-pocket, and though I won't say we :have been within an inch of death, we have certainly been in great danger. These things happen to the best airman. and cannot he avoided. lHaving righted the machine and descended to earth, the pilot steps out with nerves all tingling, and he offers a. silent prayer for his lucky escape. The lady passenger Jumps out, her face wreathed in smiles, and gushingly remarks upon the aw full., topping trip she has made. and what a funny little turn the machine took half a minute ago. She has never realisel that her rery life hung upon a thread, and only the pilot's coolness and ...
SUPERSTITIONS ABOUT WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
SUPERSTITIONS ABOUT WEDDINGS. T'he wedding ring is always placed oi the third linger of the left hand, because this finger is supposed to be in close sympathy with the heart. In leaving the church, the bride will do well to place her right, foot fore most if she wishes to be happy, heal thy, etc., in the future, and she should always be first to call her husband by name. Never, if you value your happiness, enter the church before the ceremony at one door and leave after the cere mony by another door. It is said to be unlucky to tie shoes to any part or the carriage in which the bride and bridegroom go away, but it is lucky to throw an old shoe after the bride as she enters the car. riage. Throwing rice or wheat over the bride is lucky, as is also honfetti, which is much more used now. After the wedamg breakfast and re ception, the bride should be careful to throw away and lose all the pins, if there are any about her. The brides maids should not keep the pins them selves, or they wi...
The Conductor Was Worried. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
The Conductor Was Worried. The conductor was inclined to seek for sympathy. "Do you see that woman on the lef - handI shle of the car, up near the front?" hIe asked the thin man at the rear. "Yes, I see her." "The one with the dizzy hat?" "Yes." "WllI, I think she's tryin' to cheat 1ie oot of a f'are. When I went in to 'ollect she never looked arounll, an' I :inl't quite sure that she dhin't pay rile before--although I'm almost post' tire about it . She looks to me like a woman who'd be gladll to stir up a fuss. I can pick 'em out as far as I c:ah see 'em. You never spot a woman with a face Ilke that who isn't ready to blulff her way manywhere. I wish to goodness I knew whether she'd paid her fare or not." "I wouldn't worry about It any more," said the thin man. " I paid the lady's fare some time ago--he'. my wife."
LITTLE THINGS THAT COUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
LITTLE TH:NGS THAT COUNT. Cutting dockls off two seasons run ning just below the surface. Pulling yellow dock and burning it. Gathering all the foul weeds before they .derop tlheir seed. Oiling tlhe waggon before the fric tion begins to cut the boxing. Taking time to grintd all tools be fore using them. Stopping on tihe spot antld tiillng the :gaps in the fence. itakinri i-very nlista:ke right at once after it is discovered. IFeeding cows julst a: little more than enough to kIeep tllmll ill prime condli tlon. Doinng a bit of thinking yourself not diepending on somebody else to thinkl for yol. I[-lrnlessinrig tle horses ipeon honor ieVery timei--lo str:ap crlns left dtanlg ill, to comle uniunlicidll lind provoke rllnawavys. Ilitchiing the horses every tiile you lerive thlieii for a rOioliirmit. It takes "only a nloment" tfor tile worst rin aWrrays to get Ilullnder way. Knowing at good slluggestionll when yll see it alul maiking it yours.
In a Village Post-Office. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
In a Village Post-Oftice. The woman who had charge ot a certaiu village post-ollice was strongly sIspected ot tampering with parcels entrtlsted to her care. One day a rosy-cheeked youngster, dr'sseLd in his best clothes, entered tile lpoast-olice and carefully laid a Ilge slice o[ iced cake on the counter. "With my sister the bride's com pliments, and will you please eat as mulch as you can," he said. The post-mistress smiled delight edly. "How very kind of the bride to remember me," she cried. "Did she know of my weakness for wedding. cake?" "She did," answered the youngster, coldly, "and she thought ahel' send you a bit of it this afternoon. Jest to take the edge ort your apletite before she posted any boxes off to her frienuls!"
THE MOSQUITO EVIL. TURNING THE INSECTS TO PROFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
TfiEE MOSQUITO EVIL. -4--- TI'tININ(: "TItE INSECT-t TO PROFI'I'. Employing hers oi hath to de atroy mosquitoes ij the ne nst pro cedure in the camlpaign :against ma laria. It has been pot into oesi: in Farts of Texas vby Dr. (harle's A. Z. Cumpbell, who r.ecntl cola muniratel an interestirng report ucpon it to the Inelrnational onsti tute of Agriculture in Irome. Dr. Campnbell olbsrvy that th' lhat's favourite foodl is mI,luitoeCS. -?and that he needs a large nnmller of thent to khep hin in good condition. Fie also inhabits the cnves in which the irsects take shelter in the day time, anlnd he is never bitten by thelm. Dy repenting this observation sev eral days running, andl making careful count of the undigestedl re mains of mosqulitoes, Dr. Camnpbell cnicelated that each bat nate on an averlage .3r0io mnloquitoes a dlay. Now, thought he. ;In arny of a few thou sand bats wouldl he a great assist ance inl rh war against 1mosqulitoes. It' co(nsidchred how squadrons of hats night hIe...
FOOTBALL. BERWICK V. CLAYTON. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
FOO"TF1t.. BERWICK V. CIAYTON. On Saturday last Berwick visited Clayton, accompanied by a numb'ir of buppcrtera. Several or the reguhwr players were absent and 18 men to take the field we re got with difficulty. it is hat:dly fai:r to t he players who retul:ar!y travel '0 be thus handicipedl every tinme thce team goes away, but the xecutive are powelei-s to impr ,v,- matters without th:e co-opera.iin of the players theimselves X ith their full teanm derwick ,.'ldd cer tainly have won, and t.*: pla3ers who took r:'t desery, .ngratu lating tor the good Iattle they put up under the cir-u:,stances. N GCieig. D. Gregg I'aragher. A. 'Wauchore. Tohi. Culbert Bonnell and C. Smnit took the places ef A. Sherrif i1: Espie, Johnson, Wa!lah, Hil:ich., M. . Paterr.cster. F. Fli:laff and Addison. - Jackson had char.e of the game, which he certiinly um pired consistently, b~t without much merit. At the bounce Ber sick pre vailed, and G;reig and Munro, ruck, v iti: Richardson roving, beat their oppo...
Leading Port of the World [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
Leading Port of the World -+----- The sery latest ,stimates of the value of the exl.-rlts .and iml)torts of th*, ten Ieailint prts of the world t;how that crNew York nw st ands at the hend of the list, t ith tn adsa tang. of nearly two htundred million dollars r ovPer London, The "Marine HLetiew" slys that 'en- Yrorkt' to tal of exports tanid inlport, now vabluet at I,DT7:,081,i93'; dollars, is over li\e tiiles the amolniit oif cm merce that was enrriei onI h5 the entire rounlttr half a cPntury ago. As to the futurre, it is dtrl;srtd that, ite' Pittanatrn ('anal is Ibun,| t, S?tre.tgtln It lhe lead tl sllrlr l I (' , this sort; for the osntl "silt tring N*?w Y'ork 160 m]~qiln e nearr to) Y kr?ohnsnlb th nll i:; i~lV,'erpo,)I : :2.5'io ils 'totror .ttiln : s LJ(, a lliIr s narer \lliigfsi, Nest Zslatnd; I t ll 2 I trilo. ro.r?trori Valptrirai s. i olll l ,hll i sm hlgar h'it n~ s t?, ie (it isI, sirthr rrsionsted frirls tha ' ntl.ll It.1 ln I. ,:rpool. it i s ,..ile nt thlltl tihe le...
CORRESPONDENCE. BERWICK IN THE FORTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
0ORRESPOfNENCE. BERWICK IN THE FORTIES. Sr,--In last week's issue of tl " ,L"er wiek Shire News" Smention is made of a new book, ad extracts given from 'r The Gumsucker at Home," by Mr N. Spiel ogel. In that portion of it relating to Berwick he states Sas foliows :-" Some time in the " forties some immigrants from " Berwick, on the Border, came "andl took up land here, and "that is the history of the " place " etc. ''The writer of the book: is en tirely wrong, as the only person settled at what is now Berwick in the early forties was Mr Terence O'Connor, an Irishman like myself. In the eighties he used to point out to me the old plough furrows crossing diagor. ally the Gippsland- road, now High street. on the flat on the east side of Berwnvick hill, towards the Cardinia creek. The furrows ran into Gibbs' padlock. Mr O'Conn r said he ussd to grow barleythere for malt\ for my people in Melbourne. Bar vick township was ntt tcc:u ped or known by name by alyone till the late fifties., Pr...
REAL EQUALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
REAL EQUALITY. The wooing ha l progresssi .ple i didly, It had even pirogreswedl to a point wher,, she had bieen won that is, o·inlsibly won. If shec ipr,?.od to ',e a truthful Kirl. she would in ti:l:a ;e his wife. If she wer,-slot tru.t hfifl--w,!ll. so luma w,%nt ?! Sa ift, \ho i" no truthful. 'hat's I the wa' so::ie men console, thainsel Vwhe thy fail ito imnrr.. Iiit she seeuinn to b. trthful and as he Irew her closIer to hise he whi'upered : ".\nd Ioh, e are marriedl. dlear 'est. e will hase ih," happiest home in all the oidle, wide world !" "o. ;eorge," she replied. "There c.n never be a harsh word in our lhome.' "No, George. '"And when I colme honie tired andl worn out ith ,work at the iRice anm, the worries of business, you'll be kindl to me '?" "Y-e-s. (eorge."-' "I knew yv w:oildl. You'll soothe nle an!ld put ime ili letter huoulor ?" "c-(.s : blilt I .ay, Gieorge !" "Yes. dea r,.st." •Why shouldn'tl you do a little of this yourself ?' "'Why, ,lnrlin?" -" "Yes. that's all...
Fair-Haired Flirts. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
Fair-Haired Flirts. "*'inety of every' hundred respond ents in dir orce cases are blondes," said a celebrated American lawyer. Mr. Herman L. Roth, recently. "Blondes are vain. Blondes are fic kle. Blondes love no one well but themselves. Blondes ilnvite flirtation and challenge insult. Blondes bear the trade-mark of the coquette. "'They say, in effect, 'Catch me! I am easily caught.' A blonde at tracts instant attention because she hears the trade-mark of the flirt. Her golden hair is a challenge. She is the trouble-miaker of the world." Mir. George Robinson, another di torce specialist, adds his quota to the indictment of the bright-haired -.?olnan. "In the first analysis of a man's emotions,"' he writes. "even though the man be a fool, he wants a woman who is true, and the brnl nette is nothing if not faithful. But it takes a man to win a bru nette. He must put up a fight for ner, for she has a mind and will of her own, and n a brain superior to that of the blonde. A judge of the ...
Strangled by an Airship. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
Strangled by an Airship. 0. One of the strangest of the many fatalities -which accompanied the conquest of the air in Germany oc curred on March .5, 1912, and re sulted in the tragic death of the foreman df the Parseval "advertise ment " airship. The airship, which had made itself familiar to Berlin inhabitants dur ing the puat year through its night ly flights for the display of illumi nated adwrtismmcnts, had just fin ished a cruise, and had larnded with accustuned ease before the shed on th, Johannisthal Flying Grounds, near c Ierlin. A landing sqiuad, commnandied 1% BDallomnnst.r Nobers, was about Lo guide the nose of the airship into th. shodl whni- I : t 'lld!i gust of wind aught Ihe mi.chine squairel r unidlhip, flinging her lN Lt. t th io n %,I], hm ad 1-m hold ing the .i--, - i d,-.n with 'rm i-s ier, lifted ,ki the gro iind. The m'n hm d to let go Ihe ropes, in ,,rder oi tmi mi diragge'l iwa; blt1t tie Imnlmi ram,:tr hold fa- st, n t mm h, ,ai 6ill ft a nloft, with th1 w r...
MUSIC AND LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 24 June 1914
------+---- An internhtinR ,rioi-,,)pmrlnt in con n .etion with Lh,, l,)ubs-?peaking tele ph!ne -E ut - d for distributing mnui-: durting ,rirkig hours 11 fIa tnorie.' warnhou',s. ,l oJheIr inutitt tions whePr hl: ..ro .ngngerd in nnork )f a m:itulnn character. It ha- lIng ,,r&lt;? knwur thart \work rerrriring wrn'h. inil skilI t ithout thir Ilr.ŽCeit) ,f mnentl o.,rllrcentra tioni ll Inn benrnirrrled bh :rupplying tire .rrrrL.rs - with iornne kinri roi plea sanr?t mimrm,.lntl thlat ill not take thre attention from the work, and the lourd-rpceaking telephonn- ap pears to make this rporw.riile on a scale not hitherto thouglht of.