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EGGS THAT CROAK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
EGG8 THAT CROAK. ThatLyoung unhatched crocodiles ut ter, an audiblo croaking cry within the eggs in which they are laid.is averred by "Knowledge," and it adds that: the cry is so loud and distinct-that it. can be heard when the eggs: are buried under one or two yards oL sand. Dr, W. A, Lamborn tested the fact at Lagos, on the West African coast. Ho heard a croaking noise from be low a dry path, and, digging In the path to investigate the cause, he dis covered thirteen crocodile's eggs at a depth of about I8in. All the young crocodiles hatched out within half an hour of being dug up. So far back as 1899 Dr. Voeltzklow noticed that unhatched Madagascar crocodiles uttered a cry from the egg at a depth of two yards, and that any shock, as of a hleavy tread, near tilhe egg caused the baby crocodiles to produce this sound "with the mouth closed, as we produce hiccup sounds," In this way they inform the female crocodile when she visits the nest that they want her aid, whereupon she scrapes...
BRIGHTON SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
BRIGHTON SHOW. This show was held on Tuesday with 700oo entries, and all the best prizes were taken by Dandeoong district farmers. Messrs Reilly and Hill, Lyndhurst, won 5 firsts, 4 se. conds 2 thirds; Government gold medal from 350 competitors for heavy breeds;Government gold medal for export poultry. They claimed and bought the winning buff orpington pullet at [25, which has won gold medals, trophies, etc. The purchase indicates that Reilly and Hill intend to rear the best orpingtons in the country. Mr A. Nichol, as usual, gained a lot of prizes with his fine collection. Mr M. Robbins, Dande nong, secured several prizes, includ ing a leg in for the Society's Cup, and was ofiered £25 for his splendid buff cock. Mr W. B. Poole and Mr Symonds were also winners, as shown by the subjoined list: Indian game co:k - Reilly and Hill 2; hen-Reilly and Hill I and Lichol ; hen-A. L. Nichol I. Hamburgs-Any other variety A. L. Nichol I. Dorkings-Hen-A. L. Nichol 3; cockerel-A. Nichol I ; pullet...
WOMAN'S WORLD. ORDERLY HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. Clearing the Decks for Action. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. ORDERLY HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. Clearing the Decks for Action. When we have a special work to do we first "clear the decks for action." If there is an absorbing piece of literary work to be accomplished. the usual desk detail is cleared away, the ink bottle filled, the ol0 pens re placed with new ones; when a busi ness man has a large undertaking on hand, he first rids his calendar of small appointments and annoying cir cumstances; the clerkic in the store, to show a new line of goods, clears his coumter of everything else; every good business manager, in order to have his men work to advantage, re lieves them first of petty inconveni ences which would hinder their pro gross. This is good businoss manage mont. Time and money are gained tlhereby. The housekeeper, in order to forge ahead in her work, and make timelnlo count, needs to he relieved of clutter and inconvenient arrangements whlich are on all sides a bar to progress. It is hler habit to clear away her dishlles ...
OAKLEIGH CONVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
OAKLEIWH CONVENT. -o A largely-attended meetiog was held at the Convent iof the Good Shepherd, Oakleigh, on Sunday afternoon, the Rev. H. O'Callaghan- in the chair, f'r the purpose of considering the best means of raising the necessary funds to liquidato the existing dept on the con vent, and to extend the present build ings. Amongst those present wore the mayor of Malvern (Cotancillor Wileon) and the mayor o[ St.Kilda (Councillor O'Donnell). It was decided to hold a baz~r sad prize union in the Mehobanics' BHall, Oakleigh, from October 14th to 19th. A committee was formed, with Mrs M. P. Considine ss president, and Mr A. O. Weatley, of Dandenong road. Oakleigb, as hen. secretary. A sum of over £100 was subscribed at the meeting,
DID YOU[?] [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
Dld iyou give him a liIt! HeI's a brother of man,. And bouearing about all the burden he can. Did you give him a smile? Hie was downcast and blue, And the smile would have helped him to battle it through. Did you give. lini your hand? He was slipping down hill, And the world, so I fancied, was using him ill. Did you give him a word? Did you show him the road, Or did you just let him go on with his load? Do you know what it means to be losing the fight, When a lift just in time might set everything right? Do you know what it means-just the clasp of a hand, When a man's borne about all a man ought to stand? Did you ask what it was-wny tnhe quivering lip? Vhy the half-suppressed sob, and the scalding tears drip? Were you brother of his when tilhe timo came of need? Did you offer to help hnim, or didn't you heed?
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, June 15. (Before Messrs Harris, P.M., Sutherland, Lousada, Abbott and Dr. Taylor, J.'s. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, June 16. (Befoeo Measrs Harris, P.M., Sutherland, Lousada, Abbott and D%. Taylor,J.'s. P.) The Court sat as a Licensing Court, and granted the licensee, Thomas Jobh Uryer permission to carry on business as a hotel. keeper on the premises of tlh. lona Hotel, arfield, for a period of six molths, during the rebuilding of the hotel rtc:ntly destroyed by fire. W. J. Field, Electoral Begistrar, v. Fred. Leighton Andrew-,-Proiccutlon under regu lation of Electoral Act. W. J, Field, Electoral Registrar for Flin dera, deposed that the defendant had been in Dandenong for 18 months and had refused to give any Information. Constable Warren deposed : On 6 h May called on defendant at Mr ClaIko's house, " Laurel Lodge," .anghorne street, Dandr noeg, and hb refused to give his name, and said the consttble could get the information ts hest lh could; out the information from Mr Clarle. Fined lOs. Senior-Constable Warren v. John Howell. -Not complying with Vaccinatoio ...
UNLICENED DAIRY FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
UNLICENED DAIRY FARMERS. At the Bunyip court on \VWedoesay. before Otesers. A. I.. A'teckott and A. ;:z titerlll, J.P.'a, a dairy frmer named John Mannix was charged wilth having supplied the lioon Butter Vactory with milk without a license. Mr Freeman, of the Grow tilaw department prosecute , and explained that the Agaicul torar department had g;eat difniculty In ad ministertng c rtain clulcs in thee Daifry Supervilion Acr, hence the p-osecutlon. .He cai:ed Mr Barr, dairy snpervisor in charge of the Bcrwlck dlstrict for the Agricultural de portment, and the wltncss lostified that he vifit t the dsiry and complained to Maonilx. Thomas Molphy, manager of ltona factory, deposed that loanuix supplied the factory with milk on various datta. James Ham. mend, clcet in the Agicu:tcral dcparment tIernted that Mhannix held nollcense. A file of £1, with £ lI/lcosts wass Imposed. For failing to have a license un?er the Dairy and Milk Sopervilsion Act, a farmer named Willoam Roses, of Ions, who...
A GIPPSLAND GIANTESS DIES Weighed 38 Stone. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
A GIPPSLAND GIANTESS DlES Weighed 38 Stone. lisls Clara Snell, who was one of the gitat Snell tamll', consisting of Clar, Anna end Thomas, dikd at Bunyip on Salurday, aged 40 years. The parentls were only sm sll people, the father not welghing 10t, and the motoher weighed leP. The Snell family were born at iunyip. Clara weighe I 33 stone some 28 years ago, when she toured thebo world jwith her brothlc and slstor, accm panied by their mother, and were vislited by hundreds of -thouosands of people whIle on exhibition. They also showed at the \Va worke, Melhbourt.. not, so,,,,l ,s. ?,.,. altsy ho,,ul5, , ene anuado rtlo ol mnoney bri h bu ry [oomm~ nd tho salary o plSun ,5ouu or g o.ru, buth onelrlrnro she oers they wmro nohlblttng thoy *buuld tly.V boon abu to retire COmparatively wslalthy. Of atae years the two dauhtrters kept the Itobin flood Hlotel on tie o'd lsle rond, inonytp, whore the family formerly kept a bhaeryyearango. Tho?or Snoll aow primeat days Ann weighbed li stone and...
VIM OF THE FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
VIM OF THE FARMER. The farmeor's vim shows in getting at tile work the minute it is ready. Shows, too, in the way he pushes that work. One day on and two (lays off point to failuro in the near future. Vim shows, also, in the pride a man puts into his worlk. Some men show by their very faces that they love their work and are bound to do it just right. T'hey are the ones that come out at the head oe head heap. Vim keeps a man's heart bright and cheery. Takes a pretty good man to whistle just as cheerily when it rains as when it shines! The man with true vim in his heart can do it, and he will do it. Allny men with vim down your way?
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT? [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT? We get from the land what we put into it. If we build permanently we will be sheltered in later days: if we plant wisely we will read the content ment in the shade of the next genera tion. If a farm is regarded as merely a cold, money making enterprise we miss the harvest of good living in later years; but if we regard the farm as a home and cultivate those essen tials of satlifying living, comforts, trees and flowers, and things of beauty we reap a perennial harvest in the ripe years of old age when such things come to have a value far be yond grains and fat beasts.
POINTED REPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
POINTED REPLIES. It is very amusing sometimes to bear the ever-ready and witty replies made by some people to the questions they are asked. It is said by some to be an "extra gift," for, no matter where they are or how quick the ques lion Is given, they are able to give an answer or offer an excuse. The fol lowing are rather Interesting: "Is your client pleading insanity?" "I haven't decided," replied the law yer. "IHe wants to look the ground over and see which is the easiest to escape from--the prison or the asy loi.'." A clumsy carver once sent a goose into a lady's lap. ils apology was better than his carving. "Ah, madam, hos potent your charms arel They attract not only the living, but also th1. dead." Oss an examinations paper on "How we are Governed" was the question: "If the Prime Minister, the Chancel lor of the Exchequer, the Home Secro tory, anid all the other members of the Cabinet should die, who would officiate?" A boy of twelve thought for a moment; then the happy ins...
PROMPT ATTENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
PROMPT ATTENTION. An instance of perseverance is re. corded of a sharp young commercial from Redditch, who waited upon a gentleman at Newark. The custom cirs shop had dloors for entrance and exit at both ends. Mlr. II., the' corn inercial, called upon this worthy, and tihe following conversatiou took place: "You are perhaps not aware, sir, tnst I represent 'S.,' of Redditch?" "'Yes, I am aware. But I require no thing. Besides, I do with B. and Co., and they serve me well." "Perhaps you will look at my sam pleS, sir?" "I tell you, man, I'm quite full; you annoy me." 'rut if you were just to favor me with a look, sir, I think an order might-' "I'll give you an order now: Leave mly shlo!" "Certainly, sir," said the commer clal, as lie bade the man good morn ing, and made a speedy cxcit by the lower door; hut only to re-enter the 511110 by the 1105c~~or. llnradlressilll lIranor cc rs'ereainflftc .'sor fled' sftcl. I o10110 to do a little business with you." "Confound you, sir! You were ...
LIVES LOST BY LAUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
LIVES LOST BY LAUGHING. An accident, said to be the most ex traordinary on record,.occured at some olflioldBs In the Balkul district of Russia, on the borlors of the Casplan Sea. One of the big "gusher" oil wolls became choked, and, with a view of blowing it oloar, a number of iron drums full of nitro-glycerino ware brought down by rail from Derbend, a.ld deposited over-night in a large shed, which was used by the men as a sort of cantoon. The stoward of this establislunant, an Greoek named Darries. opened· one bOf to llimself, and "decanted" a small quantity of the dangerous liquid into a long thin glass used for mixing vod ka. Tills 1he placed on a shelf behind the bar. Shortly afterwards there entered a workman named Dorko vihth. wlho was famouls for the bois terouls Iilarity of hils manner, and es necially for hils loud, resonant laugh. to,*. The sight of nitro-glycerino in a vodka tumbler so excited his risibility that he gave vcent to a serins of ston torian gumfaws. This set ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
. I 'N?. "Shaded fIom the hot sun by the v ' rison-floliwered coral t ecs, the --co doa rloeC iS li!ke a miaiatue' for;st hnig with thousands of .-·: 0.e '!o'ten lamps. "represents the 1hghest grade of nutritive cocoa at pe snt on the market. It fully - maintainS i.s high ""eputation in food value and delicacy oifavour and is second to i ?none in any respect w :hatsoevie '-. -eooo-al Mag p tarinet'-, 1t1.. -mitan !'t hi?h|epttin nfodva S I fm id de/c:c of~ fl\o v n s se o d ?.,',a?nonein ny ??&lt;?o?: ,,ht:,.o?,:LV , ci;a aazie aeh 9? "? ...T';A- i .-"'?. ,, . .?"?_'.,-Ie ? _.? .&lt; -, , DANDEN1ONG MOTOR GARAGE, : BEFORE Taking Your Cat to Melcbourne for clrpair, I wou!d ask that you woull ilet ie quote l ice. S REM EM III, I Sav1 ou -10 31ilrs, n!td yru se, tIhe work being done. 1ly GARAG IE is Free. SAVE .loney by Iltrin..irg Your Next Ielpair To Tre. I AM the Agent for Fordl Motor Care, the Surreo Steam Engino and litilre, the lUarnet ( as Motor Tvrie. REPAIRS to...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 18 June 1914
;?i·!:? :72:';---.-: .... GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. hlEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. Sheila Dauvers' gay season did not end a day too soon. The weather was very sultry, and the girl's pretty rounded cheeks, never highly colored, became paler and paler. She longed for the country; she pilned to see Dearna again, and, above all, she wanted to be inl the hour'y and (dalily presence of Shiatnus O'Doyle. By Bell:airs' request. his wife told Sheila nothling of hier :ntended visit to Melbourne, and the girl naturally supp sed t.ha at ult Margaret was go ing for a short timne to Sunnyside un til Unclle Peter was able to tale his holiday. Little did she guess what had actually taken place, and Mrs. Bellairs, notswihstiandllig that queer mingling of pain nlidl rejoicing which filled her heart, didt not dare to tell her. tiellairs \\as !a l.es1a slortsni . ll I -...