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FREAKS OF THE TIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
FREAKS OF THE TIDE. To the ordinary lay mind the tides along our coast are most puzzling. tie knows that the tides rise and ftll! twice in twentyfour hours, and that this depends in some mysterious way upon tile moon. But if in his tr:avels he sees a spot along the shore where t.ere is no tide he is at a loss to ac count for it. To be exact, there is only one ocean in the world where the tides follow tle moon with regularity, and this is thle great Antarctic basis. And the reason is that there is the only place a sweep of water is to be found that is entirely uninterrupted by land. The enormous waves caused by the moon's attraction course round the world south of Cape Horn and the Cape of Good nope, with absolutely nothing to break them. In the Northern Hem isphere great masses of land inter rupt the tidal waves, and, combined with the shallowness of the inland seas, cause them to perform antics which seem most strange. The depth of water has much to do I with the tidal Irregulariti...
Only Recently Abolished. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
Onily Recently Abolished. :1. Delaware has punished thieves, highwaymen, a?anilants of women, and pick-pockets by pillory and whip ping-post tince 1717, when the first court sentence to the pillory was recorded. Delaware having no penitentiary. pu'nishlments are inflicted in coun ty gaols. In each of the county seat ga:tls at Wilmington, Dover, tl1I Salislbury stood the laat relics of the pillory in the United States. They have hen used for punishing many forlns of crime, principally rwife-beating and petty thieving. In the Wilmington Gaol the pil lory was on a pIltforml, erectedl above the whipin~g-lpost, nmaking at tawo-storey affair. There are aper tures for two prisoners, so that they may keep company in their miiery. It has hbeen namiied "Susan.' Sentences have been imposed fre quently requiring both pillory and whipping. In sulch cases the pri soner was made to stend inc hollr with neck and handnli held fast in the vice, and then taken out for the whipping.
What Made Her Say It? [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
What Made Her Say It? They had been married just one year. That was why he risked los ing his train by allowing her to fas ten a bunch of violets on to his coat. But his foot tapped the floor" Impa tier.tly, nievertheless, and he frowned as he wondered if his wife's kindly thlought would cost him his cosy cor ner seat "George," said his wife, tremulous ly "you don't love me as you used to!" "My darling heart of hearts," he exclaimed, desperately eyeing the clock, "whatever makes you say that?" "Because, George." she answered, "when we were first married it used to take you a whole hour Just to say good-night, and n-now"-tears inter rupted her words, and ran down her cheeks-"-you can k-kiss me and c-catch your your train all in four minutes!" The "New Magazine" for July is just out It is labelled, "The best bud get of complete stories" (illustrated). The stories are all by really good writ ers. "The Storyteller" (Cassell's) will be the only magazine to publish Ar nold Bennett's new s...
IN OTHER LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
IN OTHER LANDS. A kite lifted a ioy aloft at the military parade grround at Ifouchirr, near Lille, recently. irxperilrrents were being made with the. kite, when the anchor-rrope broke, :rid the boy. who imu standing near, seized the end ofr the cord as thle ite rose iil the air, in an attermpt to hold it down. As the kite ifted himn off his feet. he seened ponIwerlesS to re lerus his hold. and was cnrrired aloft while his ilolther, rro n rnr, pre.rent. shlrieked andr irrmplored tl.e inentor ti .ave her sron. The kite rose, quickly to a heightf. if about fifty feet, with the boy danglrg ait the erlrd of tire cordt airl screramring for help. Thein surhinly i' dipped, and when it was nit a height of abonut twrnty feet the hIoy let go. lie crashed hIeavily to the ground,. and wias picked up snrlTcrilrg frorn severe internal injurie.n. Experirmental tests have been madle this fall in Chicago of a semtiaphor sigRnal for the control of street traffic at the crrossirgs. T'he semtaphore is h...
Trams on Holy Ground. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
Trams on Holy Ground. -4--~--- The statement that Jerusalemn and its vicinity are to be moriernisedr by the laying doani of an electric lighting plant and the construction of a water supply, from WadyForah, and a tramway between the 'city and Bethlehem, causes little dii quiet in quarters where any "andalisnm in Jerusalemn woull be resented most keenly. " Really, I think the tramway to Bethlehem will be quite a good thing," say;s a prominent roenbler of the Palestine Exploration Fund Commnittee. "It will lie well out.xide the city w.lls. andl there isi? thi,in of internrt thst nfeeds to he jealously precerved in the fornr cl- ie miles of .cointry rad l eh wicn .lIerusalc;ll- and llth Wlehcm. F"or the electric light pro je.t, 1 n, there is j ch i o I, and thi uiatr suihl: is ertainlh ur ga~cll y needl." 1 oL tIl plre cini, .lcrus?idlcii, sc far as thei city cwi thi in h ollI 'alls is colncerned, has 'ITere,- l ingularly little fromnt its contact i ithi t wn(tietlI-century ct -ilisati...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
FOOTBALL, Berwick met Soring Vale on Saturday last at Spring Vale and suffered defeat by 3-9 to 2-5. Bruce Clements made his first appearance with the team and will be a decided acquisition. The goal getters for the Vale were Alford, Blackburn and Pat terson. For Berwick F. Miller and O. Espie. Owing to the congested state of the game the players were unable to do themselves justice. The absence of Bob Munro owing to a kncck the fprevious Saturday was a considerable handicap. Fred Fritzlaff met with a re grettable accident, getting the little finger of his right hand broken. The central umpire, Davis, did not give satisfac i n to either side, as he failed to keep proper control of the game. Next Saturday Dandenong visit Berwick and wih a good umpire a fine game may be anti cipated. Dandenong has so far" been unbeaten and will be sure to have their best 18 afield. Ber wick wiil also he strongly repre- sented. It is probable that Beau mont or McMiIIan will have the whistle. Next seaso...
A Dovetail Joint Puzzle. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
A Dovetail Joint Puzzle. A simple hut very ingenious example in joinery is illustrated. In the finished piece, iig. 1, the dovetail appears on each 'side of the square stick of -wood, the illus tration, of course, shows only two sides, the other two, are identical. The joint is separable and each part is solid and of one piece. In mak inzg, take two pieces of wood, pre ferably of contrasting colours, such as cherry and walnut or mahogany and boxwood, shabout Jiin. square and of any length desired. Cat the dovetail on one end of each stick as shown in ,Fig. 2, drive to gether and then plane off the trian gular corners marked A. The end of each piece after the dovetails are cut appear as shown in Fig. 3, the lines marking the path of the dovetail through the stick.
BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
ER,& WICK SHIS - CDYMGL.J Tle ordinar:. monthly nrEting of the iu sire comer:! w held on Satrayi:. l-asr, wh: rn the ""follaivtn m?: "t ve'.:r ' ?:e " -Grs hemny (pre-.e.n ), L A-, Dore, a' ei kett, i.r, C a,.:, Martin and Fah1y. FINANCE Acctuntsn amuatting to L637 18i 41 were passed tor pa ymnt. CORR I:SPONDENCL. From Join R c'i irdeoe. N :tre Warren, sa ,'in;r he would sp.e'l gravel on the footaaths if it was sent down. -To be att:ntedc to. From A. S. Chirnsije, l.r wick, asking the coun .il what they req .1 ed in rega:rd to the road though his property. - S-c retary to give information 'n the motion of Crs IMartin and a'Beckett. Fromn W Wade, Perwick, re questing that the footpath in the m rin st'eet be formed and grayv elled fr m his place to, where it jii:s the footpath leading to the post flize. -Riding councillors to in pect, on the motin of Crs a'qrecktt and Barr. Fo a [. Wt'VA:ams, secretory Bea·c-net~fi,_ , tcess Associ~ tion, atki.ng ta ..: ootpoath lead -it- to t...
TOY FILMS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
TOY FILMS. -4--6-- Perhaps you hasve been puzzled over the mtking , of those mec-hanical toy picture. shwing dolls. 'leddy hears, an?l toy cats apparently slice and doing all manner of re moar:able things? Such films require infinite ;a tience ard plenty of time to m:ont facture. The, dolls are arranged 0r a table and the ce.tuers faceRs thes. The prodscer no~rc a ldoull' lefIt foot forward ond takes one Ih?sto graph of it, then adsvancec its richt foot andi photographs the scene i again. repeating this several tinmes. The result is that the doll apl'eanrs to be walking of its oan accrd. One mechanical toy fill becing shown at picture theatres depicts cavalry, infantry, artillery, and acrs, planes in a battle, and it took toen months' of continuous work to complete. Mfore than' 20),000 sepa rate changes of position were neces sary. FOR TIIE FUTURE. A film recording President Wil son's facial expression, including a broad smile, has been hermetically sealed and placed in the vaults o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
ForBroneb?is Cooghs take .Woods' Great Peppermint Crze--16. F ChroIrio Cheit Coanp'afz2Iu Woods Groob E.p1rmrimt Uulre-1j/6. xt to the Doctor CC'TEI THE NXurses' Opinion. A TESTIMONT TO GLEM NTS D Backinshlm Arrrrur I T~CobGurs Vk.. 3.4 11 CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I know Clementa Tonic is used extensively by the profession, and nurses knaow its value and are seldom without it. Once apatient got very weak and lIwv spirited, and I gave her Clements Tonic. A few doses made a change for the better, she rapidly be came bright and cheerful, it gtve her health and strength and scan put her on her feet again, which made her a firm believer in Clements Tonic. Since. I have given it to many patients with the same gGod results. am at a loss to know how we, who look after the sick, could get on without that splendid medicine. (Sg..d) NURSE CARD." l s. r. 0 ELL B3EGS to isnfees tier Pubtia of Besrwick and Diserict slet ho lhaa pruheased thes Genrerl Cerryisli I3usiecs of Mir JOO. Shertriti, and tha...
His Plan of Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
His Plan of Campaign. * -4----- A sergeant in charge of a squad of recnruits was waiting in front of the Dog and Gun public-house, ex pecting the arrival of the comnmid fng officer. Getting rather impa; tient, the worthy "non-com." resol ved to mnake himself more conlmfort able. Calling hin men together. he told therm that he intended to occu py the time in teaching them "'out post duty." "You three men," he said, piointing to a sturdy trio, "wilt go to one end of the rstreet ; three mnore of you will march to the other; the recaining force will guard the side streets and turnings. 'The captain is supposed to be the enemy. The IioP and (fun ssill reprevent the camp or fort. Wlhen you sight the seine.'' r.li( ;. ; larfnm, fI ll h ck t) tht mainl i.--telsatt5 inFiself- und, whftmeer on dc,, gunard agailn>t pfssihif surprise.r "(here le- i c-gilfg, the, CCr -geant ?" ne uif the len vnltulreld to "Insile the fort. yon blockhead, ito Ilool i.Lter the nlllllllWitioSn, o( course '!" lwl...
BEACONSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
8EACONSFIELO. SA meetine of the Beaconsfield Sports club was held on Saturday night last to discuss a proposal to hold a race-meeting. There was a good attendance, and Mr Jas Adamson occupied the chair. The secretary produced the balance-sheet of the last annual sports which showed a profit of L1Lt 9s Sd, the receipts being L91 7s 6d and the expenditure L79 17s 10i. Added to the bal ance brought forward from last year, the club has now a credit balance at bank of L38 Is 9d. The secretary stated that he .a:d seat st'tutory declarations ftr signature to Messrs Kidd and Scala. the winners of the prize money in the District Log (-hop, who, it was said, were in - eligible to compete, as they had not lived within the radius for the required length of time. No reply had been received from Scala, an&lt; Kidd wrote stating his residence was only one week short cf toe required time. It was decided to awai: further proof before paying the money. RACE MIEETING. In answer to a qizery the...
Indian Heraldics. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
Indian Heraldics. I 'Alert Bay, an old Indian village on Vancouver Tslandro, Alnaska, pos sesses the most complete collection of totem poles to Ie founld any where on the Pacific coast. 'They represent the family heral dies of the Siwash or Coast In dians, and every house has its own totem pole, consisting of figures of birds and animals and other monstrosities :rudely carved in wood and quaintly coloured. The top figure represents the crest of the owner of the house, the one beneath it that of his wife, and the re Imaining ones those of his wife's jrelatives. As a rule, there are only three or four figures carved on a totem, and only the totems of the greatest chiefs have six figures car ved on them. This custom seems to have origi nated In the transmigratory idea of the souls of men passing into the forms of birds and animals, and is interesting as showing that the In dians had some faint idea of a supernatural power.
A GOLF MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
A COLF MATCH. An enjoyable match between repres otatives of the ierwick and Dandenong Golf Clubs took place at Dandenoag last Saturday afternoon. Several of Berwick's leading players were absent and the match resulted in a win for Dandenong by 9 aces. After noon tea was provided by the ladi !s, and a most pleasant time was spent. It is probable that the return match will be played here about the end of this month, when the locals hope to score a win. The result of Sat urday's match was as follows : Dandenong. Berwick. H. A. H. A. Titcher 0 0 Miller 2 3 Langley 2 3 White 0 0 Armstrong 5 5 Sharp 0 0 Cruickshank sq. Ogilvy sq. Pedlar 2 3 Lyon 0 0 Buntine 3 4 Thomas 0 0 McPherson sq. Edebohls sq. Wilson 0 0 Fritzlsff2 3 1215 4 6
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
Public Lot~ice THcE BORDSER MOTEE,~~, T$B V I!C BER ThICE THE OLDEST HOTEL .IN TBE DLSTRICT. :- Golf Links opposite. - Good Shooting and Driving. Large Garden and Tennis Court on Premises for use of Visitors. Billiaids. - Stsbhirg. - VeZices fer Hire. i5 37 Motor Car tarties and Cyclists estered for. Large Room for Meetings Free of Charge. Week-end Visitors catered for. JOII P. ID. TRIADO, Piopipeto0. Phone Berwick t. Late of Broken T72er Hotel, Benalla. GIpp hEl7TD $YtTEL, BEACONSFIELD A. B, BRAGG, Licensee. GcdAcccm cdatics. Week-end Visitrs Catered For. Fishing and Sbcoting. Golf Links in Preraration. Billiards. Good Stabling. 4-I MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. It CARDINIU PARK HOTEL, LOWER BEACONSFIELD. This Hotel is now under new management, and eaters for W'eek-end Tisitors; also 3rolor and Picnic Parties. Good Fishing and Shooting. Only one class of Wines and Spirits stocked-THE BEST. J. H. STEEL Licensee. _ Phone 5, Berwick. Commonwealthb :I a or o ustralta HEAD OPFICOE 'i I SYDNEY i ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
EETH 1 TEETii c.'i~l:. · :i··1::. .t T F . iQ eni TEETH Feed. by tbq Deptal Board of Uictoria, -Will visit BERWVICK TUESDAY, July r:4, oco:k 'i'i 5 Consulting Roort at ?iMr E. .V. Poynter's, Clhemist. PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS 2/6. Crown, Bridge and Porcelain Work a Special:y, at Reasonable Prices •Note.-No CHARer m?.le far E'tracions wh;n orJler giv-a far ARZ. ,ICIAL WORK. Teeth extracted by the most modern Painless System. At my blMe ropolitan address I have fitted up an up-to-date Surgery with the very latest American Electric Plant, inclIding a Nasal In haler Nitro Oxid (as Plant, which is the very latest process for extracting teeth. Inspection invited. TELEPrdO---Windsor 736 . toRS-9 till 5.30 and 6.30 to 8. ADDRESS-224 WILLIAMS ROAD, TOORIAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, I minute Hawksbnrn Station --- ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - .-- :Weict- ha r cit's Oha rnpioia 1000 'Gallon 25 gauge" Orb,". Double Rivetted and Soldered, Cover, Strainer, inch Tap. 90s, RAIL PAID anywhere. Safe Deliv...
ARBOR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
ARBOR DAY. Arbor Day was celebrated at the local school on Friday last when the programme arranged for the day was carried through. Addresses rwere delivered and a numlsr of songs were sung by the children Cr a'Beckett, chairman of the school committe e, gave a shcrt address on the pleasure mnd utility of tree-planting, and gave some valuable hints as to the methods to be adopted and the choice of trees. He also referred to the tree-planting that had been done in Berwick and Hark away road. Dr Langmore spoke of the effect trees had on the water supply of a country and referred to Paradise Gully, near Emerald, and the Danderong ranges. He pointed out that the trees ac tracted and collected the moisture from the atmosphere, and said that the diminished water supply in many of our rivers and creeks was mainly due to the cutting down of the timber. In places the timber was dense and some of it had to be removed to pro vide for settlement, but in the interests of the country, which neede...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
A very old resident of Berwick passed away on Sunday last, in the person of Miss O'Connor. The cause of death was pneu monia. following on a cold. No lady in the district was more highly respected, and the news of her death was received with general iegret. The deceased lady, who was 80 years of age, was born at Kenmare, Ireland, and came to Berwick nearly 50 ago and took up her residence here with her brother and her uncle (Mr Terence O'Connor), ore of the earliest settlers in this district, who died in 1887. Being of a genial and kindly dis position Miss O'Connor made a large circle of friends, by whom she will be greatly missed. Her remains were removed to the Catholic church yesterday morning, where an impressive service was conducted by the Rev. Father Gleeson. The inter ment took place in the local cemetery in the afternoon, in presence of many mourner.s The Rev Father Gleeson read the burial service and Mr J Grant carried out the mortuary ar rangercents. At the Farmers' Conve...
A RISING CARD TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 July 1914
A RISING CARD TRICK. A rising card trick cann be accom plished with very little pkill by us ing the simple device illustrated. The only things needed are four ordinary playing cards and a short rubber band. Pass one end of the rubber band through one card and the other end through the other card. as shown in the illustration. drawing the cards close togethcr and fastening the ends by putting a pin through them. 'The remain Ing two cards are pasted to the first two so as to conceal the pins and ends of the rubber band. Card Slips finn tb. Padir Put the cards with the rubber hand in a pack of cards; take any other card from the pack and ~show it to the audience in such a way that yOU do not see and know the card shown. IReturj the card to the pack. hut be sure and pla'e it between the cards tied together with the rubber band. Grasp the pack between your thumb and finger tightIy at first, and by gradually loosening your.hold the card pre viously shown to the undience will eIoily rise o...