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There Are Others. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

There Are Others. "My p pa iln't afraid of elaphants." said the first l-ittle girl nalter the bo;asting had crept up by d?egrees. "Huh!" rcplied the second lI:ttle g:irl. "My papa isn't afraid of any thing -'cpt:n' rnammna." ('lare. in Siltller, comfort in winter. Half the people in tlhe world do not know who the other half are doing.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Courage Wanted There. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Courage Wanted There. PI'rofes?or Jo.sont. though a. nrln of Drofound erudition, was essoen ially a nportsman, and, moreover, a grett faivour)'ite amonoig under graduates a. t the iniversity of Ox lridge. )One eenling he gave a dinner sprty., to which he invited a nuillt'er oi hio youthful frionds. .\Afterwards, Sllihn the I.ll 'l" reillini~letene Ihu gun to roll, he uuduleolt took. hlwn a maginliticnt litsword which hli 5 o;er the tireplace, nal, tbrdran !iihiug it al ove his hoad, exclaim ' Xe.e'r shall f forgot the day when for the rirst time I dtrew this trusty blade." Th e oltllin'. iolrhnnidiately leeeavle alert, experting one of the profe:s sor's thrilling, if sumliewhat fanciful stories. Then asked " ni awedl freshman : "And where :lid you dral w it, sir 7" "*Whl,r did i draw it ?" said the profes:sor. "''Ch, in a ralle." 'rhe iscussion hetween the two friends hal become heatedl. '*BiutIt aly don-ey can see that." remarked one of them. '*I'lThat's where you htve he advranlta...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Has Begun To Be Suspicious. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

SHas Begun- To Be Suspicious. A man who had just finish, I1 coa n foitable meal at a restaurant th.s other evening suddenly roes up from his chair, caught up his but and an .umbrella that stood against: tile wall, and rushed out of the budding. Stop-him!" exclaimed the proprie tor. 'That fellow went out wthrout paying." "I'll- stop-.him," said a determined looking man, who rose up hastily fro_ a table near where the other had sat. "He's takes my :gold-headed umlbrel Ia! I'll stop him, and I'l bring aion back in charge of a police-olnicer, the scoundrel!" Without a-moment's pause he da:b ed out of the house in hot pursuit of the- conscienceless villain. And the proprietor, after having waited somp six months, -has somehow bgun to suspect that neither of tlhelll will ever come back.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Won the Prize. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Won the Prize. -4---t A boy named Jitmrny went to school, and his twin brother Jacky went to work. An insplector visit ing the school set three questions : "What is the weight of the moon ?" "What is the depth of the sea ?" and "'What am I thinking about ?" After telling his brother Jacky, it was decided tihat Jacky shoull go to school and Jimmay to work. After telling them that he would give the one who could answer the questions half-a-crown, he asked if anyone could give the answers. .Jack (supposed to be Jimmy) put up his hand and said he could. "'WelU, my .boy,. what is the weight of the| moon:?' 'Fouc quarters, sir." ."That's right, my lad; and whaht is the deptlhtof the :sea?"-,7 L. "A stone's fhsro; "That's right, my lad; an':ihat am I thinking about ?" "You are thinking I am Jimmy, and I' :Jack.." " " "' :. Ie got the halfcrown

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Hot! [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Hotl "At this point," said the narrator, "she broke down and wept scalding tears." "My goodness!" exclaimed a listen er. "She must have been boiling over with rage." If nob dly toolk calumny in andl gave it lodginif it woull starve and die of itself.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Churchwarden Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Churchwarden Stories. - -- A warden when he goes to church must be prepared for anything. One never knows what to expect, but I certainly never could have "imag ined" what actually happened to me one Sunday. It is my habit to carry the plate to "the real swells" of our suburban congregation, and upon a certain memorable day, a woman dressed in the height of fashion kept me waiting at the end of her row, while she first removed her glove off her right hand, with great deliberation; then fished her purse out of her pocket, extracted a shilling therefrom, gra~cefully put the coin in the plate, and then leisure ly helped herself t.o six-penn'orth of coppers as change Another .experience with a female worshipper may be recalled. She came early- one Sunday evening and lodged a complaint w'ith me that she had lost her watch at the morning service. "Where were you sitting ?'t "Close by the pulpit i" "Are you sure you lost the watch in the church ?" "Oh, yes !i Quite sure. I remem ber unfast...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHAT ARE THE "DEAD-HEADS?" [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

WHAT ARE THE "DEAD-HEADS?" To trace the origin of thre now efa miliar term "de:ad-hleat'" :w? must go to Amelnrica, and somen fifty vyears back, At th:t tim thie priucipi:al avenue of the city of Detroit, .Michigan, had a toll-gate at its juncture with thie ieme tory road. As tlhe cemetery had been laid out long before the construction of thle plank road. it was made one of the conditions of the road com pan)y's charter that funeral proces sions silould be allowed to pass along there antd .back again toll free. One day, Dr. Price, a well-known plhysl cilan. when he stopped to pay his toll.. observed to the gatekeeper, ."Consider. intg the benevolent nature of our pro tasion, I think you ought to let us pass free of charge." "No, -no, doc-. tor." returned the man,- witth a merry twinkle in his eye; ."we could never afford that. You send far too manyi dcad-heads- thrlgh here as It is!", Althlough the joke was decidedly one, against himself, no one relished it more than the doctor, .wh...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TIPPED A WINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

TIPPED A WINNER. -4--- A deeply religiocs and benevolent old lady has had a rather startling expel ience. The other day her con; {passioln was: aroused, by ;a poorly cvld an'd ereth'd-honkiog man whln. she s taw ,as.sing tler hous:;e. l';lking a hatlf-sovereign from her purse she wnrapped the coiln in a piece of lap'r, on whihl sh" wrote the exhmmrtatin, '."Ne;er say die.' thcen the mai'l delitjered the gift to the man he thanked her. looked Il ait the house, and walked awany. Next day- he called and asked to see 'the mistress. The maid was a littld dubious. "It's the poor man you gave the half-sovereign to, ma'am, and be won't tell mo what he wants." "Is he sober ?" asked the lady. "Ycs, im'am." "Then show him in." When the man entered the draw ing-room he promptly placed fiv~o pounds on the table, remarking,. "There you are, lady. It won right enough at nine to one, and "you was the only person in the road what backed it."

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A STARTLING SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

A STARTLING SUGGESTION. That. condemned murderers should have- the opportunity of submitting themselves to vivisection and thusse cure a "chance to work out their own salvation," Instead- of being.hanged, was the:startling suggestion made.by the Mayor of Bath, Dr.:Preston King, qt a meeting of the local antl-vlvisec tioniats. He suggested that, while the nation kept capital punishment, in its code oft laws, and thought it right for so clety at large that a criminal who.had committed murder should be hanged, they should give the condemned man the option of subjecting himself to soine simple kind, not, the . grosser kind,. of vivisection--such, ..for in stance, as feeding .pn tuberculosis milk or injection of germs of various kipds,, such as those of sleeping sick ness. - Diseases.. like , sleeping. sickness co?ld be studied better in the human being than in the- animal, Those were the things he would subject the condemned criminal .to if he were willing to be so subjected, his life b...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPEED UNDER SAIL. FAMOUS CLIPPER'S EXPLOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

SPEED UNDER SAIL. -4------- I F'AMOUS QLIPPER' S EXPLOrI'S. One of the fastest satliic veCssels in tile world _ was the full-rigged shil, Red el.cket, huilt by Deacon George Thomas - O Itocklandt, Maine in 1853. The vesseI was 234 feet long over all. 414 feet , inches beam, and re-?? gistered 2500 tons. Her foremast was 89 feet long, mainmast 12 feet mizzenmast 82. She was strongly built. with a white oak frame, and was handsomely finisAhed, in oaird and outhoard. In January 1854 the Itod Jacket sailed from Liverpool. .There was great excitement over the event `on both sidues" 'of the ocean, for the lted Jacket was out for a record. At that time there uas also being built at Itockland the clipper. Live Yankee, by HIorace MIerriam, and this li00-ton ship was launched shortly after the Ited Jacket. Ilets were freely laid as to which of these two clippers would make the fastest time across the Atlantic and far heavier waJgoes upon the abil ity of the RedLJacket .to beat exist ing recor...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
KLEPTOMANIA. STEALING FROM THE BIG STORES. REMARKABLE CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

KLEPTO ANIA. !I STEAINfG FROM THE UIG STORE8. REMARlKABLE CASES. Rcccnt cases have rallel attention to the prevalence of the stealing from shop counters which goes on among well-to-do and "respertable" people. It is one of the most per plexing problems with which the manargernent f a shop, especially of the large sr tore n ith nlmany de partment.s, has. to deal. Vhat the firunncial value of the articles stolen anmounts to in the course of the yeanr no large ,'t.ilihntuent can nay with any c'crttintt ; but each of th.sc has oIn the average roughly about one case of detected theft a dlay. At Ib'hristmao. when the tenIpta tion andl the ppItrcent, chances of immunity from detection are greater one shop, has caughtt as man:" as 10 pilfercrs in a vingle day ; hut what lpriortiron those wvho aire caught ,ear to those who success fully get sway with their plulnder no one can aprxisiln ;tely guess. Nor i t.here iany limit to the curious forms In which the frailty mIani ferts itself. A certni...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

FOOTBALL. On Saturday last Berwick en tertained the unbeaten )Dande nong team ,s the recreation re serve in tIe presence ef a large attendance. Specuiation was rife as to the result, and excitement ran high. The locals were cornfidert and anxious to pr ove that their igno minious defeat at Dundenong was not th-ir true form. Both teams were strongly re presented Bruce Clemeits, Vi alsh and Johnson were out of the Blue and Whites, and their places were filled by Addison, Fleer and Warmb unn T. Couve and M. Rodd (owing o accident) were missing from the Red Legs. The ground, though heavy after recent rains, was dry, but a cross wind spoiled a good dis play of spectacular fcotball and resulted in the players massing the ball Jackson had charge and did comparatively well. Hie at least was impartial and consistent. One bad decision of his gave Dandenong a goal. It was a mark by G(ceson right in front. The player did not hold the ball, but Jackson anticipated and blew the whistle. Gleeson g...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
What Puzzled Him. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

What Puzzled Him. In the North of England there is a wealthy but illiterate man, who owns many vessels, and follows their course aver the seas by the aid of a large at las. "I've just had a letter," he said to a neighbor, "from one of my captains. and he tells me that he's been in a leartul storm, and-didn't know but the vessel would go to pieces. iuL I'11 read you from his letter what puzzles me. He says: " "The waves rose like mountains, while the vivid lightning broke the pitchy gloom. But we were driven before the wind, and put Into great Jeopardy.' "What I want to know is," said the ship-owner, "where Is Great Jeopardy? I know it's somewhere on the MIedit erranean, but I can't seem to find it on this map anywhere!" The elections were long ago, the ex citement had died out months ago, and the eares of office, despite their accompanying pomp of scarlet robes and golden chains, were beginning to pall upon the recipient of them. iHe sat . In his parlor-study, smoking thoughtfully. ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NOTES ON THE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

NOTES ON THE GAME. ( .?UEs.o ) Berwick is the only team that has defeated Dandenong this reason. They have beaten Pakenham and Clayton, the next highest te ms, and are level with Spring Va!e for fourth place. They meet Nar Nar Goon (next Saturday), Cranbourne and Clyde. Spring Vale have to meet Dandenong, Pakenham and Clay ton. Berwick'r team can be streng thened I y in. lding B. Clements, who will be available fcom this out, Walsh and Johnson. Lindsay Greig, th'ugh not over the effects of tilhe " flu," put up a grand game. He marked well and was at his best in the ruc:; wort{. J. Clements is striking form. His play on Saturday was de cidedly clean. He get the ball often and always did something with it. Berwick's back line is strong E Espie, E. Luke and F. Baxter were all good defenders. Howard Richardson put up his usual fearless game He puts his whole energy into his nlay, is quick to the ball and qui k to see an op.ning. Munro, who is still suffering from the Pakenham knock, did...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
An Urgent Call. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

An Urgent Call. In a Scottish village a small bo) once raised a hubbub in the Darish church. His mother bought a sheep's head and left it to cook, telling hbin to watch it while she went to church. The minister had reached his 'fifthly," when the boy thrust his head in at the door and whispered, "Mither!" The good woman recog nised her son Instantly, and mrade signs to him to go away. "Mither!" again came the whisper. The mother shook her finger at the boy and her head too. But the bo: was in earnest. Raising his voice, hr shouted: "Mlther, ye needna wink an' blink at me, but ye'd better come awa' hame It once. for the sheep's-head's buttin' a' the dumplins oot o' the kail-pot!"

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOOTBALLERS' CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

FOOTBALLERS' CiQ]ERT. The anur.al e;t"tainment in aid of the ,'n!s ,f the local! football c:ub t;. U : a:e !last Wednesday v,;i;:.:. a al was as usuala great sunccess. Te un favorable weather c ndii r.s caused a slight falling off in the attendance, but still there was a good house, and all see-ned well satisfied wi:h the evening's pro gramme. Tne stage was nicely decorated by the lady supporters of the club, blue and white- the club colors - predominating. The Berwick Minstrel club provided the first part of the entertain ment, giving a long and interest ing programme. The songs and choruses were well'rendered and the witticisms of the corner men -Messrs Burns. Stephens, McKay and Way - caused much amusement. Tae members of the club, who have always shown a willing ness to assist at any local enter tainment, are deserving of thanks. The songs rendered were as follow :-" Mister man in the moon," Mr Hearn ; "The trail of the lonesome pine," Mr Lyall; "Soap and water," Mr Stevens; " I...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Balzac and the Burglar. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Balzac and the Burglar. A burglar gained admission to zm famous Frenchman's house, and wac soon at work, by tlhe light of the mdon. at the lock of the secretalre in thIle novelist's chamber. Balzac was asleep at the time, but the movements ot the intruder aroused him. A strident laugh arrested the burglar's opera tdons, and he beheld by the. moonlight the novelist sitting up in bed, his sides shaking with laughter. *'"\Vhat is it that makes you merry?" demanded the burglar. "I laugh," replied the author, "to think that you should come in the night without a lantern to search my secretalre for money, when I can never ,nd any there in broad daylight!"

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

L 0 1 F. On Saturday last, the Berwick golfers played their second match for theseason, meeting represen tatives from Drouin on the local links. The visitors were well re presented, the team including soh?nie of their best players. The local team was not a strong one, and they suffered defeat, the sco es being :- Drouin, 18 holes 18 aces ;Berwick, 8 holes 5 aces. Afternoon tea was provided by the ladies, and the visitors ex-i pressed themselves as well pleased with their outing. The scores were : Drouin. Berwick. 15. A. IL A. a'Beekett sq. Miller sq. Taylor 4 5 White 0 0 Young 9 5 Lyon 0 0 Stephens 1 3 Edebohls 0 0 Wood 4 5 Sharp 0 0 Sandy sq. Fritzlaff sq. Parry 0 0 Thomas 8 5 1818 8 5 Next Saturday several of the local players will journey to Drouin to take part in a golf tournament there.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Kind to be Cruel. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Kmind to be Cr;uel. While making his usual daily insypce tlon of the stables a major of cavalr) noticed a private giving his horse a piece of lump sugar. "I am very pleased to see you sL kind to your horse, Jones," he said: "you will find that the animal appyr elates your thoughtfulness." Private Jones waited until the oli cer was out of earshot; then he turn ed to a comrade. "Well, that's a bit of orl rite;' ht said. "Why, the beast threw me onf this morning, and Im' trying to girtv him the toothache!"

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914

Public a atices j T$E moepr $cT'L, EI ER WICK. TfiHE OLDEST HOTEL IN TBIE DISTRICT. Golf Links opposite.. -- Good Shooting and Driving. Large Gagrden andTennis Court on Premises for use of Visitors. Billiards. - Stabing. - Vehiclks far Hire. Gi Motor Car parties and Cydlists catered for. Large Rccm for Meetings Free of Charge. Week-end Visitors catered for. JoBN P. m. TR!I DO, P.oprietor. Phone Berwick (. Late c?F B3oken Ri~'er Hotel, Benalla. BEACONSFIELOD A. B. BRAGG, Licensee. GccdAccnrrmcdticon. VEek-end Visitors Catered For. Fii?Tng ard Sbcoting. Golf Links in Preyaration. Billiards. Good Stabling. , -B- MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. IC CARDINI7i PRK H-IOTEL, LOWER BEACONSFIEID. This Hotel is now under new management, and caters for TWeelk-end Visitors ; also .&iotor and Picnic Parties. S: Good Fishing and Shooting. Only one class of Wines and Spirits stocked-THEEBEST. :: J. Hii. STEEL Licensee. Phone 5, Berweck. Ā¢ontmontto wealth TbSank of tustratta HEAD OFFICE ' SYDNEY tIBak I...

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