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BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
BOOKS. O silent volumes on my shelves, That hold the deathless and divine, Ye have but to reveal yourselves. And I am yours, as ye are mine! Mere ink and paper though ye be, As shells wherein no life appears If hand but touch and eye but see, Then mind meets mind across the years. Dante and Shakespeare speak once more, Beethoven sings his soulful strain; And in the unsealed tombs of yore Wake all the passion, all the pain. They are ~hot dead, these silent ones, Nor dumb, but eloquent with light, And sparkle like the infinite suns Beyond our reach, though in our sight. Like melodies that once have thrilled, And in tife mer ry never die, Those calm, majestic voices stilled Come echoing from eternity. -John ?all In gham.
A LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
,A LECTURE. Mr Heslop, a member of the veterinary staff of the Depart ment of Agriculture, delivered a lecture in the Rechabite hall on Monday evening, under the au spices of the Mornington Far mers' Society. Mr W Wilson occup:ed the chair, the attendance being very small. The subject of the lecture was "The structure and care of the horse's hoof." M - Heslop. who apologised for the non-attend ance of a lanternist to illustrate the lecture, dealt at some length with the structure of th2 hoof and then went on to refer to the various foot diseases and the bestmeans of treatment. Spak ing on the subject of laminitis, commonly known as founder, he said it was brought about by various causes and was often wrongly treated. If the horse alas shod, the shoes should be taken off, and if in a stable the animal should be well bedded and not allowed to stand on a hard floor. The affected part should be bathed with cold wrater. The use of warm water only made matters worse. As a drench the follo...
A PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
A PROTEST. The Spring Vale club lodged a protest against the Nar Nar Goon club. on the grounds that they played short time at their match on the 20th of June and also that they played men who were playing with the Bunyip Association. Mr Meyer, who acted as time keeper for Spring Vale, stated that the match was played in two quarters of 20 minutes and two of 15. After the match was over he spoke to their captain, who said he had made no arrange ments to play short time. The rules provided that no change could be made in the time with out the sanction of both captains. He understood the alteration was made by the field umpire, who wished to catch hIis triin. Mr Moore (Nar Nar Goon) said he understood the aiteration in time was agreed to befoie the match commenced. Mr Lee, captain of the Spring Vale team, said he did not agree to a change of time although he had had a conversation with the umpire on the subject. Mr Meyer remarked that the umpire was responsible for the trouble. M ir He...
Recognised Him. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
Recognised Him. In ose case the late :Ir. Justice Hawkins sentenced all the prisoners to death. The sentences were alter wards remitted to terms of penal ser vitude, wlhile one of the defendants, Alice, Rlhodes,. received a free pardon. In the summer of that year Mr. Jus tice Hawkinls, feeling warm after a walk over Wimbledon Commnon, called at an inn and alsked for a ginger beer. HIe thought the barmaid looked at him strangely. "Thanlk you, mny lord," shie said as she handed him his change. "You know mne, then?" exclaimed lIawkins, with a smile, "I shall never forget you," answer ed the barmaid. "It's not. a year ago that you sentenced me to death." The barmaid was Alice Rhodes.
LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
LIFE. Lif,! I knOw not what Itholu art, Illut llknow that thou and I mnat part, Anld wlen, or how, or where we met I own to moo's a eecret yet. Life! :we've been long together, Throlughl pleanant and through cloudy weather; 'Tis hard to parL when frliends are dear Pe-rilaps 'twill coot a sigh, a tear; Then eteal away, give little warning, Ch!i.ie tline own time; Say not good-nlght, but in some brighter clime Bihl moo good-morning. To free the hands from dinsagreeable odors such as tlhat of nlonas, cod-liver oil, etc., mi. a little ground dry mus tard with warm water and wash the handal well with it. The aaucers of ecalea or vessels used in cooking can he freed from odors by the same me thod.
WOMAN'S WORLD. THE TOILET. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
WOMAN'S WOftLD. THE TOILET. A well-known woman traveller says: "What amazing tollettes the rich woman makes to-day! Her bath de Imands an hour or more: then there's the manicure; then there's the appli cation, before a Louis Quinze dressing table, of a dozen unguents and cosmet ics from bottles mounted in old silver. And hter actual dressing, the actual putting on of her clothes., hasnt. mark you, begun yet! "It all makes mue think of a shack I once put up at overnight in the Drairie. I rose at daybreak. and wash ed my face and hands in a creek be hind the house. A piece of burlap bag hung from a branch, and f used this as a towel. Then I took a comb from my pocket. "A boy of twelve had been watching me with a cynical smile. When he saw my comb appear, he could restrain himself no longer. HIe gave a laugh of scorn and yelled: " 'Hey. lady, ain't you a good deal o' trouble to yerself?'"
LUCKY WINDFALLS. Large Rewards for Small Services. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
LUCKY WINDFALLS. Large Rewards for Small Services. Some little, time ago the Quinlan Grand Opera Company landed in Mel bourne to comroence a tour through the States of the Commonwealth. The horn-player was .Mr. William Bulb.. forminerly a .sold:or in the British Armlly. It seems thilat ten years ago IMr. Busby rescuedl fronl drowni?ng a child who Iadl fallen over Chels:a bridge. The father of the child hand cd thim ten pounds. and aid,. 'You will hear from me later." The Royal tiumanzh Society also awarded Mr. tlusby its mredal for so ga!lant a res cue. Whllen tile company stepped ashore at .1r-lbourni. a cable messag. was awaiting Sir. Busby. It inform edt hIl a that the father of the rescued child had died and ilft him .870,0, When thel ne,.s was communicated to the other members of tle co: pany they gatheredl rolunld the nlusi clan :and Mave bitmt three hearty cheers. A Nantwich shoemn:. er and clog;.-:r named George Robinsot, had a wind fall as the sequel of an Incident whichi o...
THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
THE WORLD. The world is well lost a-hen the world is wrong. No matter how men deride you, For if you are Datient and firm and strong, You will find it in time (though the time he long) That the world wheels 'round he side you. It yo i darle to esi: lrat o'er a new thought track, F)r awhile It will scourge and score iThi'n. coming abreast with a skiltul tack, it will clasp your hand and slap your hack. ibnd vow It twas there before you. The vorld means well, though it wander and stray From the straight, short ctlt to duty; So go ahead in that path. I cay, For alter awhile it will come your Brisging its pleasures and beauty. --Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
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SUCCESS IN COWARDICE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
SUCCESS IN COWARDICE. "n attribute whatever success I have had to my cowardics. I have always feared to wade in so deep that it was ditlicult to wade out." This unusual comment on a suc cessful career was made by a man whoii, has just retired from business at the age ,f eighty-one after maklcing a fortulne. Does it pay in the long run to be alhways careful? Two, of London's nlmost prominent businiss men do not think so. One of I:lem, .\ir. EL. Gordon Selfrldge, ad vanctdi the opinion that twentleth century inerve coupled with good Judg ment is onei of tile first elements of siLcceso. "HlmInan nature is so mar vwliiuiiy complex that any one quality idones not riahly mean much. It does nit pay tc, bh foolhiardy. The man •]io nel ,r ven.lures never does big thiings. T'lere is one wvord which is Shce k.vnote of success in business to day. It is init.:ltive." .,I. .. \. (Gamage, wvhen questionedi in the subject, said hlie did not think that thli wordl cowardice was the right in. to isv. ...
WE DIDN'T KNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
WE DIDN'T KNOW. "Johnny's gone to be a nangel," a little girl, with eyes wide with awe and wonder, confided to a visitor at the house of mourning. "Johnny's my brother, and t didn't know he was goin' to be sick and go away last night. On'y yesterday he was here with his coat all tore where he'd been playin', and his hands scratched. He wanted a bite of my apple. and I wouldn't give him any. I wish now I had, but I didn't know he was goin' to be a nangel." Poor little sister! That is what we all say afterwards, "We didn't know." and *h! how our hearts ache over the scratched bands for which we for got to show any sympathy, and the apples we selfishly refused to share! We were busy, tired, impatient, and our own hands were smarting. We thought our burdens heavy; we want ed to be helped ourselves. Instead of helpIng others, and the little plea at our side met no response. We didn't know it was the last plea, but now we can never forget the wistful eyes which followed us that day. Ah, i...
HORSES AND MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
HORSES AND MEN. A Boston man tells of an innocent farmer who once sought otst a phreno logist and asked him to read his humps. Irs revealing to the farmer his tem perament as shown by the aforesaid humps, the professor said: "Your tastes are the simple, homely ones of the farmer. You are a far mer, are you not? Ah! I thought so. And I am riglst as to your tastes, am I not? You are sadly deficient in Indgment, and have little knowledge of human nature. Your innocent and trustful disposition renders you an easy dupe to designing men, and your own perfect honesty prevents you from either suspecting or defrauding anyone." The followIng week, it appears, the phrenologIst bought a horse from the innocent farmer. Although the nag wag old and In bad condition, it had been made to appear young and sicit tish. Moreover, though the farmer had paid but £5 for the animal, he contrived without dilliculty to unload him nit the professor for £15. "Lt's wonderful," said the farmer to a friend, as he...
LITERARY DOCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
LITERARY DOCTORS. The fact that the celebrated Amner Ican physician, Dr. Sllas Weir Mitch ell, who died recently at Philadelphlia, had a distinct reputation in the liter ary world as a poet and novel!st, calls to mind several other instances of re lationship between pill and quill. Dr. Mitchell's best novel w:as "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker." which deals with the period of the revolution, and has created almost as much interest as some of thle stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. who got his ideas for "Sherlock Holmes" while walking the Edinburgh infirmary under the eye of that remarkable surgeon. Dr. Joseph Bell. Another Scottish doctor, Dr. John Brown, was the immortal author of "Rab and His Friends." Ricardo Ste phens, the author of "The Cruciform Mark" and "The Wooing of Grey Eyes," practises and writes in Brora. Sutherlandshlre, in the heart of a deer forest. Sir Frederick Treves, who has achieved the highest eminence as :a surgeon, has since become one of the most widely-read author...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCIK. 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. Thlsi pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any ad dress if nlnepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number qf pattern andi size required. If a penny stamp is sent to the above address a 48pp. Catalogue wIll be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue."
The "Commercial" in an Indian Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
The "Commercial" in an Indian Bazaar. Popular conception of India is of .necssity based onl what illustrated papers dish up for us, andti as they seem to prefer itn the main some of the imposing buildings and streets in the European quarters of itll bay andi Calcutta, varied occasi)n ally with views of the famous show places, such as the TaJ at Agra, or, some notable Mosque or Tentm Ile, with which the country abounds, we naturally think of India on the same broad lines as the pictures 'visualise for us.. D But this' is inot the real 'India ; to get to its heart you must leave the- broad streets of European coim merce, anti dive into its baznnar;, where the teeming millions of na tives :still live to-day exactly a1 they did hundreds of years ago, and us they will, in all likelihood, lie fothid hundreds of years hence, for the placid fatalisim of Eastern tem peranment abhors change and innovIa tion,, and calmly defies all the laws of hygiene and sanitation by herd ing together in nar...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 July 1914
FOOTBALL. On Saturday last Berwick en &nbsp; tertained Pakenham on the Re ereation Reserve ir the presence of a geooly nunb r 'f specntaors. Each oeam :o:n c rnti ,t of vic tory tl the b'st avaeIlble 18 for each side were pur ia the nield. HI. eaumont, the prince of umpires, hal ti e whistle and hep: complete control n' the game all through. Any Leodency tr roughness he pet down with a firm hand. The result was a fine game, worth watching. Towards the end Pakenham were weaken ing and the winners never looked like losers, whi:e the losers never looked like winners. Berwick's team played J. Clements, Grigg, Addison (back); Baxter, E. Espie. Luke thalt back), Hdillbrich. Young, Rich ardson (centie) ; Wauchope, O. Espie. Wanke ;hal" forward) ;F. Miller, A. Sheirilt. cap'., Fritz laff (forward) ; Munro, Greig (ruck) ; Johnsod (rover). Pakennarm's team was mrrade u0 of J. Carroll (c.), Stone t3). Webster 13), Cook (2, Bolger. Jackson, Hoinby, Gaboriet, W. Lewis, Smith, BloomfiEl I...
NOTHING SERIOUS. A BURNING QUESTION SOLVED. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
ROTHING SERIOUS. 7" A BURNING QUESTION SOLVED. A cler~gyma of a certain village wasu one Sunday questioning his m-holars. He asked thenm quite a few questions which they answered very well. After he had finished he asked the scholars if anyone would care to ask him a question or two. There was silence for a time, then a little bhy got up and asked the following question : "Why nas Adam never abby ?" lThe clergyman was rather non plusseld, tnd did not know what nn sner to give the boy. All at once a little boy in the corner got up and said: "Please. sir, I'll tell him." "'G, on. then," said the clergy man, encouringly : "'you tell himt." "Please, sir, it was because there was no one to nuss him," came the triumphanlt answer.
Weather Made to Order. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
Weather Made to Order. Ts it possible to imakle wcather to order ? in the opinion of that emi niont srientist, Sir Oliver Lodge, it is Iby rno moeans heyond the rcaw rs of man, and he adlvances the sug geRstion that exploration of the up per regions would result in dis covc'ries which woul]d enable us to control the weather. The latter, he contends, is merely a matter rf electrical conditiorn, and the ingredients nece.mary for fiue weather are an upper :atolnsphere charged with positive electricity and a negative charge upon the earth's nurface. ,Much, he vaye, could he dlone by placing a copper rod round the earth parallel to the Eul'ator and discharging millions of lnlmerPl tunits) from this rod. Sir dliver Lodge lointa out that wte have spent millions on building rail way~s, and wh not invest capital in controlling the weather hy this mleans ? eantilcme, while we are thinkling about the copper rod, much might be done bIy ,electricians. Sir Oliver Lodge suggrsto that tht'y thould ...
An Oft-Told Tale. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
An Oft-Told Tale. ·------ The tale of the loss of the Birken head has often been related, but can never be too often told. The troop transport left Simon's Bay on February 26, 1852, bound for Port Elizabeth. Seven hours after leaving Capetown she struck a rock; and. twenty-five minutes later all that was visible was her masts, crowded with despairing survivors. Among the troops on board (drafts sent out to the Kafir War, then raging), who gave a still unfor gotten example of calm discipline and unflinching courage under such terrible circumstances, were some of the Twelfth Lancers under Captain Bond-Sheldon, a veteran Who still survives. Ordered to get the horses over board, the captain succeeded in do ing so, his own charger among the rest. Some swam landwards, some out to sea; but most doubt less became the prey of the sharks, which, hovering around the doomed vessel, added a new terror to the situation. Then an effort was made, to get out the boats, filled with women and children...