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NARRE WARREN NTH. A CHARITY BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
NARRE WARREN NTH. A CHARITY BALL, A charity ball, in aid of the Women's Hospital, was held at the Narre Warren North hall on Friday evening last. It was arranged by the ladies of the district, who worked hard and, with the business people, sup plied all the refreshments free. The Mechanics' Institute was also granted free of expense by the committee, so that there was but little expense incurred. There was a very large attend ance, considering the untavor able weather, and everything passed off most satisfactorily. Cr W. G. a'Beckett thanked the audience for their attendance, and moved a vote of thanks to the ladies for providing such a splendid entertainment. Among the ladies who assis ed were Meadames Schneider, E. Asling, Brown, Bailey and Robinson, who supervised the decorations, and the Misses Bailey, Randle, Asling (2), and Wollaston (2). The hospital will benefit to the extent of about L15.
A Slight Difference. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
A Slight Difference. Iond .lMamma: Oh, look,, papa, how solidl baby feels this morning. Catch hoId of him. Papa: Yes; there certainly seems a dnifference. He was all 'holler". last nightL .Messrs. Reynolds and Son report prices for week endlng'8th July: Heef.-Prime .bodes, 34/- to 35/-- per t001b.; n edium. 32/- :to 33/-' Prime forequarters,. 30/- to 31/- per 1001b.; medium, 28/- Prime hindquarters, 36/- to 38/-:. medium, 34/- to 35/ Sheop.-Prime, ,3 d.to 3%d.- per:lb.; medium, 3 d. Lambs.-Prime,-14/ to 16/- ea.; medium,-ll/- to 12/- Veal: Prime large-vealers, ,.3'AdAto 4d. per lb.; medium, 2'd. to 3d. Prime small vealers, 3½d.. to 4d.pa., medium, 3d. Prime - small calves,., 2%d. to 3d.: . medium. --2%d. ?Pork.--Prlme small porkers, 7d-.to Sd. per.ib; me di?m, 6dd..to 7d. Prime-large pigs (90 to 1201b.), 6%d? to 7d.; medium. 'd. Prime-bacon pigs, 5%d. -to 6,d. P'igs for chopping,- 1Zd. 5Sd. Of all the commodities in the mar koet there is none more remarkable thaln books. Printed by ...
BRAVERY AND SACRIFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
BRAVERY AND SACRIFIC~E.. In the chapel at Glenalmond School, in I'erthshire. there is a marble slab with this stirring story recorded upon it: There was once in the school a pu pil named Alexander Cllmine ltussell, who became an otlicer in the 74th Ilighlandcrs whecn only a lta of 17. In connection with the memorable loss of the Birkenhead,- he won im mortal glory. The troopship struck upon a rock; the soldliers were formed in ranks upon the deck to die; the wo men anld children were bhlng saved in boats. Rlssel was ordered into one of the boats to command It, and a little way off he watched with dimmed eyes the dtoomed ship. When shte went down he saw creatures of the deep con tendlng for his beloved comrades. Then he saaw a sailor's form ri.e ttp close to the boat, and a hand strive to grasp the side. A woman in the craft called out in agony, "Save him! Oh, save hiin, sir. he is my Ihusbanlll.," but tllere was no roonl for another, arndl tlhe boat w:as laboring hIeavily as it was....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Ar6wr aLLWTm12JJ 11/rCe, ·, WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. Th' W. ieJbaeh A:r Ga M&a chino is so sim DlI that achild can work it . ith :mrJniyr. Lgitnrhti. Hieat. lg and Cook I ag. Wo glur antee satisfae LJan with allour Ma.chines, and to prove thle we i w ll a machin In for on monot free oi charge, and it not sult .ible, will remove eame tree of all coat to you. Write for Catalogue. W/ELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, •San rN.)n1 ALE STr. UIIROtflNEI Do not pay good money for bad soap: have good Sunlight Soap GUARANTEE~D PURE THATSWHAkT MOTHER U?SE TO INVENTORS PATENT S Obtalned In Commonwealth and EIl?o where for Improved methods of ApplD ances, Tools, etc- of any description unii Information. Costs, etc., soent on application to A. . SACHSE, O.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWB' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and William Sitm.. MELBOURNE. ~-LEsK&lt;F ~ 1c~r PURE BRAND on your toilet table mer:s ther best skin soap. W Jc~a~~ /r ·:W...
PATTERN FOR LADY'S BLOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
PATTERN FORL LADY'S DLOUSE. The above illustration would look well made of crepe de chine, silk. casnhmere or flannel, It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 195, cut in three sizes-small. medium and large. This pattern may be bought for nine pence from local pattern agent, or will bejent post free to any address it ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swan ston-street, Melbourne. If a penny stamp is sent to above address a 48 page catalogue will be sent to a.ny reader who writes "send free cata iogue. Where she will spend eternity does not cause a woman half so much an xiety as what she will wear to church. Only a clever person can be wick ed and happy.
IF ONLY WE HAD KEENER SENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
IF ONLY WE HAD KEENER SENSES. Of course everyone knows by now that everything we hear or see comes in a wave motion. But it is not so well known that there are a great nany waves that we cannot detect at ll by means of any of our senses, and presumably a great many more that we have hever been able to de tect even artificially. Take other waves, for instance. We know that those of a certain length wre heat waves; they can be felt. buht not seen. Shorter ones are light waves, from the long red to the short violet. Even shorter ones are what -re known as the ultra-violet, andi these have to be detected artificially, by the taking of a picture In the dark Even shorter ones are the X-rays. which are invisible. Much longer ines-than the longest heat wave are 'the electile waves of wireless tele rraphy. 4Now, remember that all the waves specifled differ in only one par tlcular-that of length. Ve c.nnbt conceive (says A. L. Hiodges,i writing in the American "Sunday Magazine") of there bein...
Congenial. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Congenial. lie hnad been going from chllrch to church tlying to tind a congenial con gregatiLon, and tinally he stoDpedl in a little church ju-t a the congrega:lltion reatd with tllhe m!nister: "We have left undone thos:e things wh!ch we o?ught to have done, and we have done those things which we ought not to have done." The man dropped Into a pew with a nigh of relicef.. "Thank goodneso," he said, "I've lfound my crowd at last." The true way to he humble is not to stop till thou art smaller than thy s If, but to stand at thy real height against some higher natlure that shall show thee what the real smallness of thy greatness is.
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XV. Tarnished Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GRAHA.I BROWN, Author of "The Soul o. Lucille," 'The League of the Sacred Scarab," etc. Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XV. STarnished Honor. When Nellie Charlton opened her eyes again she found herself sitting in the arm-chair, and the nlan's face was close to hers. The muscles of his face were working spasmodically. anna very gently he stroked the dark hair from her brow. "Oh, Douglas, Douglas!" she cried, "why are you here? IHave yeou been here all the time? Itave you listen ed-oh, do not kill me! Hlave mercy!" Sie looked at her wlth a glance which was half-kind, half-sc-rnful. "Nellie," he said. "I could have kill ed you--I could have killed him. But I'm not mad now. I want to plead with you. If yoe will hasr me, it is not too late," and, he stretched his trembling hand forward. "Oh, keep back! keep back, you in famous wretch," she screamed, as she sprang to tile other side of the roolm. "You may.kill me but, b...
CLEVER BUT CONCEITED. The Vanity of Great Men. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
CLEVER BUT CONCEITED. The Vanity of Great Men. "No really great man ever thought himself so," Hazlitt once wrote; but, although greatness is for the most part allied to modesty, there have been many men whose genius was well matched by their conceit, ever since, and no doubt long before, Hor ace proclaimed to the world, "I have reared a monument more lasting than brass and loftier than the regal structure of the Pyramids.," a boast which has its parallel in Shake sreare's lines: "Not marble, nor the gilded monu ments Of Princes, shall outlive this pow erful rhyme." Ovid punctuated his deathless lines with crows of van.ity, as when he says, ' have written this essay as a possession of all time"; and Pliny wrote to his friend Paulinus that he always had the reward of Immortality before his eyes. And from Dante to Walt Whitman it would be easy to name poets by the dozen who were of Cervantes' opinion that "everyone whose verse shows-him to be a poet should have a high opinion of him se...
THE ROMANCE OF SILVER Wonderful Tale of the Comstock Lode Which Outrivals the Wildest Fiction. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
rTHE ROMANCE OF SILVER Wonderful Tale of the Comstock Lode Which Outrivals the Wildest Fiction. There is to iction dealirng with the lilsIing of treasure which can com p,.re with thle plain facts concerning the Comsntock Lode. Tile wonderful caves of Aladdin pale into insignifi cance before the treasures held in California's "Snowy Range." the Sier ra Nevada. A few barren acres of tb t sterile land have yielded far greater treasures than any similar area in the world, for the rocks were practically masses of silver. That great ledge of silver, the Com stock Lode, drove wild the imagina tion of the coolest, and men went mad from the very existence of the unfath omable treasure. The Big Bonanza. alone, for three years yielded £600.000 a month, and as the depth of the tmines Increased, so did the wealth. As the shafts went down the ore sas found deeper and wider than be fore, until at last the depths became too hot for human existence, and the levels became filled with sulphurous steam...
Trade Terms that Tease. SOME QUEER TITLES THAT PUZZLE THE BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Trade Terms that Tease. SOME QtEER TIThES THAT PZLZLE THE BE.NCH. "What do you mean by a yard of apology ?' recuntly- asked a metre politan nflgistrate of a young ra-" per s assistant, who had usedl the phrase in giving evidence in a shop lifting cass. When it was ewlained to his wor ship that a yard of apology was a commIonI term in the drapery trade for a yard of ribbon, there nere froad smiles in court, The term arises from custonters who have given a good deal of tro'ihle biuv ing a yard of ribbon as an excuse for being in the shop at all. it is only one of many descriptions usedi in various trades. She-ilt fur nttlts, for examnple. are iknotn hsm"anny-hugs,' through a suspicion that the "''Ir' originally adorned the hack of a rahhit. Cot lars are necvk-armour'" mrlscellas ere 'lsnia "i mtsheo' and veils are T.f-Toils." Iflerause it often con crdls dilapipated td frnitlure, rhinte. is conmmonrls lnoao as m pfrtry.' In the hoot trade hig, llalt-sole'l 'hoon.ing hoot's are termed ...
Tunnel Manholes. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Tunnel Manholes. In all railway tunnels refuge or manholes are let into the walls to enable platelayers and others to step inside for safety durinig the palssing of a train. In 'ordinary cases there is generally enough room between the railvway line nnrI the wall for a person Lo stand without leing in any danger, hut is the event of a goods train lass ing with aloose, flapping w at e r proof cover, it would mean prlb ahle death unless the manholec were within easy reach. Th ae rfuges are nually ahout Ilt. wide and (lft. high, and are recessed into the wasll hout 2ft. They a.re generally about 20 yards apurt, anl are spaced alternately on either side ("sta?ggerer" it is called), so that a person has only 10 yards or so to run either way to get into a position of safety. " It's a riskyv hurin~·ess, making pointed remarks cullt anyone." " Why so ?" "ll,'ruse you rmay have to swallow then,".
THE PLOUGH AND THE HARROW [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
TrII: P'LOUGH AND THE hARROW Cltharles .Lamh and a friend were onrce discussing thie teort.t of the nriglish public schools. The fri-nd was very .troulgly inl favollr oIf thNlJ. ",All our Ilst. Illen,'" lie saidll "were at public schools. Look at our poets. There's Ill ron, he was a Hlarris'oy "V's'," interrulpted Lamb; "' and ther,-e Illurns-l-he wa a plough !Joy." Young BIrooks is relieved of one trouble, anyhow." "What's that ?" "lIe wrm't have to lie about his salary to the girl he's going to marry. He workd for her father."
Shipyard Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Shipyard Secrets. Every shipyard that builds for the Navy mutlist take great precautions that none of the secrets entrusted to its care shall leak out. ictectives watch all visitors and tep' the workmnen undei' observation also. Plnini-clothes ollicers guard every entrance, and nobody is allowed to bring in even a small parcel Sn Tess it is lirst examined, for fear that it may conceal a camera. At one of the hig construction yards one man in every two dozen is thoroughly searched from head to fnot each night on leaving. All the draughtsmen engaged on the draw ings of a new warship are sworn to secrecy, and the plans are in variably kept under lock and key when not in use. 'Iheen precautions have brought many sispicious circumstances to light. One night when a nes cruiser was about to onlergi Icr trials. two men crept aboard as she lay at snehbr. They 'ere capturedt an'l handed over to the police. Shortly afterwards, on the day of the trial, the chief engineer thought it would ibe ad...
Worth Remembering. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Worth Remembering. I Manny of the little problems which we encounter in daily life may be overcome if we but give them a moment's seriouls thought. And once we discover a method of doiyng a thing neatly or of saving labour, we should remember just how we did it. for the experience will prove useful to us agrain some day. Probablv many of our readers have at some time met with a stubborn glass stopper which ab solutely refused to leave the neck of the bottle. Tapping the stopper with ; something hard is not a method to be recommended-it is often accompanied with 'danger to the neck of the bottle. The best method is to warm the neck and make it expandl around the stopper, when the latter may be easily removed. All that is necessary is to take a stout piece of string, the coaX ser the better; give it a turn around the neck, as shown in Vig. 1, and saw back and forth a ninute or two. If it is a small bottle grip it be tween the knees and work with both hands, but if it is a large bottle...
Cause of Earthquakes. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 July 1914
Cause of Earthquakes. -------+----- Thle prevalent idna that e;arth qulakes are chietly cau.eL bh vol canic eruptions or explosions isn now held by stientists to be wrong. P'rofessor Slilne-one of our greatest authoritics on the subject-says : '" Whtie odmitting a fet" small earth quakfes to et volcanic in their ori guin. we r~ognise the majority of these disturbtances as- the result of a sudden fracturing of the rocky crust under the infllence of fendiclg. 'Tlhis fcnriing iS hroughht a hout by the gr.tduua contraction of the earth, whic:h is held to he the chief cau.se of &lt;ountain building. The hIirant ayv.s- tihe !ighest range of mountaijs in the norld--are of conparaitivcly rec-nlt geologic for mation, and the sanlte orces which follnrd these tremlnenldous folds are, no doutbt, responsible for the re cent earthquake. SJnplan is a couzitry which is con tnuually shaken by.v earthquakes, and,. although there are a large number of volcanoes in thie country,-. theyv themnse...