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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 2 November 1917
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. A little lemon-juice added to the water in which the face is washed will quickly remove sunburn. If a knife is placed under a tumbler or glass dish, boiling milk or water can be put in without breaking the glass. Never leave a spoon in anything re quired to boil quickly: the spoon con ducts heat away from the liquid. When stewing meat. always covr it with boiling water. This makes the meat more tender and far more nour ishing. After washing lamp chimneys, pol ish them with dry salt. This gives the glass a brilliant shine and pre vents it from cracking. -Never warm up a dish containing niushrooms. They develop Injurious properties, and are apt to be harmful Only cook what will be eaten at a meal. Do not hang a mirror whore the sun's rays can fall upon it The light and heat injure the quicksilver at the back, and make the glass dull. and cloudy. Breadcrumbs should be saved: and placed on a clean piece of paper and put to brown in the oven. Thea roll them until quite t...
Woman's Recruiting Work HOW WOMEN CAN HELP THE CAUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 2 November 1917
Woman's RecruitingWork HOW WOMEN CAN HELP THE CAUSE. The women o0. Autralfa have done magnifloent work; in this. war. The Australian' Red' Cross Socety is one of the greatest bodies in the world; all the Allied nations have benefited from it Behind the society are our loyal-hearted women-workers. who do then-rr bit towards- the- cause. There is another body of loyal women who help the Empire in. its- great cr'sis; it Is known as the Womeno's Section of the State Recruiting Committee. Three of its members are on the coma mittee of the senior body. The head quarters of the \Vomen's Sec'i.m are in Melbourne, and it has su crmmit tees ad d:branches in all tha si:burbs and principal' country towns. Briefly the object of this movement is t( stimulate recruiting in a practical manner, and-this is-carried out by im pressing upon women the urgent need for reinforcements, and by seelrg that justice is. meted out to returnr.d sol diers and their dependents and b, lending. assistance financiall...
Womans' World. VEAL PIE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Womans' World. VEAL PIE. Cut into dice sufficient cold cooked veal to measure one pint. Put it into s deep pan, cover with boiling water, eoason' with pepper and salt, thicken with one tablespoonful of flour blend-i ed with one tablespoonful of butter, and let it simmer for half an hour. For the crust take one cupful. of sour milk in which one teaspoonful of soda has been dissolved, three tablespoon fuls of butter (not melted), one tea spoonful of salt, and sufficient flour to make a soft dough. Roll out lln. in thickness, place over the meat, and$ bake a rich brown.
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF ISLAM. CAN ITS GREATNESS REVIVE? [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF ISLAM. CAN ITS GREATNESS REVIVE? That protion of Asia which is the cradle of the race that was once the gafden of the worli, is not without interest at the present moment when Germany seeks to impress her econ omic suzerainty on it, as Mr. Samuel P. Orth points out in a recent paper Swhich we quote. In antiquity Asia Minor and por tions of the Southern Mediterranean shore were the most populous coun tries in the world. Mesopotamia, through a wonderfully effective sys tem of irrigating canals, was, until the advent of the Tartar horde, the richest of these countries. Arts and science flourished with trade and a.ri cultre, and Bagdad was reputed to have a population of 2.000,000. With the ruin that characterised the con quests of the nomad Tartars these countries were despoiled of their wealth, and for over five centuries, their fields, their mines, and their forests have lain fallow, while Europe throbbed with new life. SBut in the background lays a letent powe...
PAINTING IRON SURFACES. ONE COAT BETTER THAN MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
PAINTING IRON SURFACES. ONE COAT BETTER-THAN .MORE. Some recent German experiments have a most important bearing on our treatment of explosive shells, and their aiplication to ordinary indus tXial life is obvious. We understand t that the practice is to give shells two i coats of paint.. Now the German ex perimentalita polished four iron plates and painted them-the first with one coat, the second with two. the third with three, and the fourth with four. The plates were then ex posed to stenam for oje day. The paint was disolved off and the follow ing distinct results noted : - The iron under the single coat was bright all over, that under two coats was: partly rusted, that under three coats rusted still" more, while the iron under the four coats was cover ed with rust. This experiment shows I that several coats of paint do not protect as well as one coat. The explanation of this is that sub- i sequent coath of paint or varnish tend to dissolve part of the previous ceoat. This has th...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
An attractive " Meadow Fete " is to be held at Officer to-morrow week, the 17th instant, to raise money for the A.W.N.L. Fruit and Milk Fund for the soldiers at the Front. The object is a most worthy one and the Fete should attract a very large attend ance. All who patronize the affair are assured of spending a good time, and they will have the satisfaction of knowing that while they are enjoying themselves they are in a measurehelp ing the lads at the front. Following is the fortnightly state ment of the Pakenham Red Cross Society : - Collecting cards - Mrs Gabbett 14s, Miss C. Hagens L£ is 6d. Gifts-- Mrs Greenwood, scarf; Mrs Smale, books. Goods sent to Head quarters for October-50 pairs sox, 9 shirts, 12 pairs mittens, 18 balaclava caps, 11 scarves, 4 pairs bed sox, 3 pairs slippers, 3 pairs knee caps, old linen, 1 quilt, books and magazines. See notice in another column, re skating. A collision between two motor cyclists, which fortunately was not attended by very serious resul...
DOGS AND DISEASE. A HOME AND FARM DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
DOGS AND DISEASE. A HOME AND FARM DANGER. The part that the dog plays as a carrier of diseases to animals has beer. recognised only recently. The parasite which causes gid, or sturdy, in sheep somewhat resembles the by datid worm (tapeworm). A dog al lowed to eat the brain of a giddy sheep may swallow this parasite and later distribute the eggs of the re sulting tapeworm over the pasture. Sheep while grazing swallow the eggs with the grass which they eat. In the case 'of sheep-dogs it is im portant to administer vermifuges of ten enough to keep them free of these worms. In the case of sheep measles, the bladder worm in the meat, typical of this disease, is swal lowed by the dog, and again the tapeworm eggs are passed by the dog to grass or water, and there are Seaten by sheep. Of the external parasites which dogs ,may carry to animals, fleas and the ] various kinds of ticks are trouble some and dangerous. The remedy is clear. The owner must keep his dog clean, not merely for the com...
District News. Pakenham Upper. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
District mews. Pakenham Upper. The annual concert in aid. of the State School Patriotic Fund was held on Saturday night. F. Wisewould, Esq., was in the chair. The hall was well filled. The school children con tributed the bulk of the program, but were rendered material assistance by several adult artists. The following was the program:--Song, Miss Bowden; recitation, Master Jock Fairbairn; action song, " Ten little dicky birds," scl ol children; recitation, Miss Inez Larkd; duet, Misses R. Camp and D. Doyle; recitation, Master Fred. Jennings; school songs, scholars; re citation, Master Jim Bubeck; song, Miss R. Camp; recitation Master George Fairbairn; duet, Misses Kerr; song, Miss Taylor; tableau, " Roses," school children; song, school children; song, Mr Taylor; recitation, Master George Hartley; quartette, West Gem brook Glee Party; action song, school boys; song, Mrs Wilson; duet, Masters Ray and Vic Brown; recitation, Master Jack Bubeck;song, Miss Kerr; tableau, " Darby and Joa...
VIOLIN ALL OF METAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
VIOLIN ALL OF METAL. A violin constructed throughout of metal, played with a bow of wire, is a novelty devised by Joseph Proulx, an American. The instrument has a hack of plate steel, a front of brass, and sides of Russian iron. It is fine ly finiihel and polished, and has a clear, accurate tone without any sign of scratch such as is found in many violins. Mr. Pronix is a ma chinist by trade. While working on brass, he was seized with the idea of making a metal violin, and has been working on his idea ever since, with his result. The violin has been shown to many players, and has been pro nounced to be practically perfect so far as quality of tone is concerned.
Nar Nar Goon Nth. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Nr N3r Goon Nth. A successful concert, in connection with the anniversary of the Methodist Sunday school, was held at North Nar Nar Goon on Wednesday the 31st ult. Mr P. H. Rowlands occupied the chair. A very interesting programme was given. A number of hymns we'e sung by the children. Recitations were given by Misses-Myrtle Smith, Gracie Tomlinson, Gwen Evans, Mavis Castles, Anne Van--le-=Vall and Masters Will Collins, Claude SmTtfr,L- Jack Supple, - Stanley Smith and C. Edwards. "SM were sang by Miss Myrtle Collins and Miss Arthur and a duet was given by thed Misses Van-de-Wall. Several instrumental items were also rendered by the orchestra. A short address was given by the chairman, anli Miss Nye read the secretary's report. The proceeds are to go to a patriatic fund.
TO MAKE SHIPS TRAVEL FASTER [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
TO MAIKE SHIPS TRAVEL'FASTER Conditions affecting the frictional resistance of ships have been studied. W. McEntee notes that some attempt has been made to reduce the resist ance by the use of various lubricants and a favoLrite plan for racing yachts has been polishing the bottom with black lead or graphite. Tests have noaw been mnade with most promising materials. The best results were giv en by a smoothed varnished or shell acked surface, and blacklead, light engine oil, ivory soap, and heavy cylinder oil actually added resistance which increased with these setubtances in the order named.
Berwick. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Berwick. Another old resident of Berwvick has passed away in the person of Mr E. A. L. Vieusseux, J.P., who died very suddenly on Wednesday morning last. Mr Vieusseux established what is known as the Berwick Grammar School about 30 years ago, and has been closely associated with the district ever since. He was for some time one of the Berwiek Riding representa tives in the local council. He was a great lover of sport and took a special - int-rest in crickot and football. His death will be sincerely regretted by many friends. Doep sympathy is felt for the bereaved famijy. At a moeting of the committee of the Mornington Farmers' Society held last Friday, a-motion was carried sup porting Sir William Irvine in his action in regard to conscription. In our report of the Church of Eng land flower show, published last week, the name of Miss Joan Shaw appeared as winner of the decorated table com petition. The winner was Miss Govey, Miss Shaw bo'ng second. We regret to have to announce the d...
WHEN THE DEAF HEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
WHEN THE DEAF HEAR. It has been discovered that persons afflicted with certain forms of deaf ness can hear perfectly in the midst Iof a tumult. A locomotive engineer was found to be very deaf. and. al though he protested that he could hear perfectly well while on his en gine, he was suspended from duty. i Some time afterwards he applied for reinstatement, again urging the fact of his perfect hearing while on duty. Finally, the physician rode with him upon a locomotive and put him to every possible test. To the doctor's surprise he found that the man was not only able to hear ordinary words but also to distinguish whispers and movements that were inaudible to his companion.
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. Pakenham 7.7 a.m., Officer 7.16, Beheonsfied 7.22, Berwick 7.27, Narre Warren 7.32, Dandenong 7.45, McI bourne 8.47. Pakenham 7.32 a.m., Officer 7.43,. Beaconsfield 7.50, Berwick 8.0, Narre Warren 8.10, Dandenong 8.29, Mel bourne 9.10 . Pakenham 11.54 a.m., Officer 12.3, Beaconsfield 12.10, fBerwick " 12.16, Narre Warren 12.22, Dandenong 12.35 p.m., Melbourne 1.35. Pakenham 8.47 p.m., Ofticer 8.56, Beaconsfield 9.3, Berwick 9.9, Narre Warren.9.18, Dandenong 9.32, Mel bourne 10.31. Thursdays and Fridays - Pakenham 4.56 p.m, Officer 5.6, Beaconsfield 5.15, Berwick 5.22, Narre Warren 5.35, D.ndenong 5.51, Melbourne 7.11. Saturdays - Pakenham 3.56 p.m., Officer 4.5, Beaconsfield 4.13, Berwick 4.18, Dandenong 4.40, Melbourne 5.45, Sundaya--Pakenham 7.9 p.m, Officer 7.22, Beaconsfield 7.31, Berwick 7.36, Dandenong 7.56, Melbourne 9.0. -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Business JYotices. PA lENIA1I COFFEE PAIR?E Opposite Railway Station. (UNDER NOwV MANAGEMENT.) iVIss E GlS~ LxIS , Proprietress. Commercial Room. Gcod Stabling. F~cellent Accommodation for Poarders. Good Tab!e. Tariff Modera:e Acetylene Gas. - Daily Papers . Mirrs E. TT. COabbett (Next Coffee Palace), For DRAPERY AND MILLINERY. S arge ss ?t.ment ?en mer f nss Goods. :o: Blouses . Neckwear Children's Dresses Fancy Goods Stationery Haberdashery Manchester " Mercery. ANDER S O B ROS., CARTERS AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREATION RESERVE. -000 Ploughing Done Anywhere, Lowest Price Daywork or per Acre. New Ground BrokenUp. - 0ooo--- -W W are Expert Orchard Cultivators - Our "Vork iih this Directton most Carefully Done. •r .._~ .. . .? , i~ ?NO- ·DT!N? - . :" - ..oaI .. .. .. . .c j COUGH &.CLD V L. - ..A.,, r " - " ' ·iW?-. by ·' - i -I --~--,I---. I~.1 Spccia ANotices· Agents for the "Gazette." Copies of the "Gazette " may he obtained weekly from the following News A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 9 November 1917
Gommonwaltbhj ElaiTt"'Im BY.AD OPTICE STDsrrr. e,, General Banreking Businesd e.: Citte and Tolns of Austrlal Landon. T idorth (Oibse al and dab e a . w.!ett. Umtntf slat. !!n .i b,5,.l. Ct r.t .att..tUata v a L Z ^k,.5 ' o. Owd dEodsta Advaam m ade 3Z:ag app-,rl ved rtin. Savings Bank Department oMini At oIll arhd, ndcheat., O. ots adUt , 3a O'epo.' 2600 A2tene~e tffa drt t xp uptO a t I r.. ad P. . I,.. T-.T!O.AL ..,!t. c. 7:ih T.-ioitl' ... LadiGeneral Storekeeper and Bakhildreer. Boots. SP. O'H allorarL, MAIN ROAD, PAKENHAM OLD. Standard Goods. Quality Always Tells. Prices Righest prices, any quantity. Delivery Carts -- Towship and District daily. Flour. Chaff, Bran, Pollard, Wheat. Oats, Potatoes and all kinds of Produce. CroThkey and Glassware of every Descrip ion. Ladies'. Men's. Youths and Children's Boots. Only one Quality -BThe very Best. Butter and Egg bought. - HiBU hest prices, any quantity. Delivery Carts - Township and District dailyoes, All orders promptly attended t...